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AMOUNT OF THE SUN'S HEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

AMOUNT OF THE SUN'S HEAT. Dr. C. G. A1bott, in stating the resultý of the seven years' investigation bof the ra diation from the sun, which has justified the assum'ption that the beat received by the earth !from the sun varies by as much as five -per cent., reduced his observations to heht units or calories. Thus the mean value of the "solar constant" during the epoch 1903-12 has. been 1.932. calories per square centimetre per minute. An increase ind "this safe has a leaden coffey wvithin it. -: 'Io prevent the loss of tlhe accumulated .riadimn - emanations when the door is opelied, two valves have.been inserted, in such .ca-manner. tihat the emaj?ations .will pass into tube, filled with merlcu'ry, which wvill collect and: tore them,. .. - .* - of 0.07 calories per square centim~etre per minute accompanies certain definite in creases .in the spottiness of the sun. Fin hlly, lan irregular v ariation, amounting also to 0.07 calories per square centimetre per minute; takes. place from ...

Publication Title: Leader
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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DRAUGHTS. PROBLEMS. No. 2332. Black. By J. Mackenzie, Edinburg, Black. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

PROBLEMS. * No. 2332. By J. Mackenzie, Edinburgh., Black. Wh~ite. Black--3an, t; Idnga, 21,-80. White-,Ian, 29; king., 2, 31. White to play and win.

Publication Title: Leader
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DAIRY. CO-OPERATIVE DAIRYING. RECORD OF THE UPPER MAFFRA FACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

P.C-OP2RATIVE DAIRYING. RECORD OQF THE UPPER MIAFFRA . FACTORY. [BY .OUR AGRIOUIURAIIL REPORTER.] -According -to :the -records of- our export officials, -the -Upper Maffra Co-operative Butter . Factory, .situated 'at Newry, is amongst the ten best factories -of the State. -Thias -creditable position has not 'been achieved-by dhance. Both -the suppliers and the management 'have .worked well to ,.gether with the one object of turning out a high class product. The former have .taken -,pains -to- deliver -their cream in -a .fre1i and wholesonme- -condition, while the factory staff has also *done its part in ,manipuliting the raw material to. he best advantage. There 'has .been in :force- for Ssome years -a strict -system of. cream grad ing 'No matter whence the cream comes if its quality is second. grade, it is- classed as such, and paid -for accordingly. .The benefits of the practice -are freely recog nised,:and :even if a .supplier thinks that .his cream has been too severely judged h...

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A SAFE FOR RADIUM. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

SA SAFE FOR RADIUM. I'A remarkable safe for 'holding radium lias just been constructed'in England. At the present market price it is estimated that, if ever it lie illed, it will contain more than jive billion dollars' worth of the -aluable material. The object of this safe is not so niuch to kcep buirglars out asto keep the radium in, Iladium emanations will pass. tlhrough the thickest- armor plate as readily as sun light' passes through plate glass. Lead is the only metal impervious to radium rays, The Safe. inh whichl Five -Billion Dollars Worth of ladium can be Stored.,

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

MiYERS PUMBPS LOW DOWN TANK PUMPS, 6 In. DIA. x 5 In. STROKE, POL. ISHED CYLINDER, BRASS VALVE SEATS, WITH METAL VALVES (RUBBER FACED). CAPACITY 1600 ENGLISH oi 2000 AMERICAN GAL LONS PER HOUR. NO. 268 PUMP WITH PLAIN HANDLE. PRICE, 40/. THE FAMOUS R470, WITH COG GEAR HANDLE, WHICH REDUCES POWER REQUIRED TO OPERATE by 40 PER CENT. PRICE, 50/. *. For Irrigat 1287. ing, Filling Tanks, Sheep __ ~and Cattle Troughs, &ol, these Pumps S aire Unequal SELCi PERRIN & CO r48-56 Queen's-bridge- street, SOUTH MELBOURNE. '?nd mporterjs of Air Beds and Cush ions, Enemas, Silk -las[tic Stockings, Bandages, Galvanic Batteries, Abdomi. eal Belts, TrBusses and Surgical Appli= s ances generally. Price List Posted kree on Application. S Agents for FRANCIS'S PREPARED OIL for every descrip' *eIton of Wounds, Bruise~s and Strains in Cattle and Horses. ORDERS BY POST Promptly Attended to and Despatched lon day of Receipt. 2810 OUKEuSTREET . MELBOURNE. _ _ Brrsroch Pharmacy. 111 COllins-aate...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

"L flME THE LAND " GYPSUM FERTILSER. Kr. Hackett. Narrung, l.A., he the S.A. "Journal of Agriculture," May, 191?, 'Leguminous plants, such as clovern, Ire cz* eedingl]y partial to gypsum." .Nrite fyr pamphlets, prices. &c., to ARTHUR H. HASELL, 17 QUEEN-STREET, NKELB. MA~d~NU~R S. HA S E.L 'S (Guaranteed Dry, H SFree Running. •-> Not in the Combine THOMAS'S PHOSPHATE, INDIAN OCEAN NATURAL GUANO, Finely Ground Burnt AGRICULTURAL LIME, Finely Ground AGRICULTURAL LIMWESTONE, SUFPERPHIOSPHATE, BONE and SUPER. BONE DUST, BONE nid BLOOD, Sulphate of Potash, Spec ial Mixtures, &c. For prices, analyaes, and all particulara apply to country aIgents or to - , RTHvUR H. HtSELL, 17 QUEEN-STIET, MELBOU?R?N REAPERSTIIASIIER The Cobram "Courier~'," 11tit December, 1913, reports: '"SLICK IIARVFSTING.--3-udging by the. work accomplished. one day last wcek on tie farm of Mc?rs. Guymer..Bros., Invergordon, tlhrcuglo- usng the new type of Resper-IIr-. ve?ter, that machine is, going. ...

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WEATHER PROPHETS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

WEATHER PROPHETS. - By Barry Pain ("Daily Mail"). In the little smoking room at the back, of the bar. the conversation was mainly between Mr. lHagley, a stolid-loolking man i :gaiters, who had mnide an unproved-' assertion and-:stuck to it, and Mr. Peterson!. a 'fluent. little man with spec tacles, London born, who objected to unproved assertions. There" were others -present. There was the l landlord, a wise iman who said little. And'in the leather-co\vered arm chair by the fire w;as the obese figure of Mr. Jackson. Mr. Jack son-- had sold a horse extremely well that day almost too well, in the opinion of purists-and was now very tired. Even in sleep his podgy fingers never relaxed their grip of his half sinoked cigar, and occasionall lie woke up for a moment, and contributed something to the conversation which had no direct bearing upon it. "We're all friends here," said ..Mr. Petersoni glibly, "and I am sure I have no wish to lose my temper or to make use of any expression which I...

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SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS. No. 2330. By J. Hollow. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

S: O 'qLUTIONS TO .PROBLEMS.- No, 230, By J. Hollow; Blaclk--3an, 20; kings, 19, 22. Vhite-Man, 27; kings, 4, 14, 32. Black to play; White to win. 22 --26 27 ;. 24 19 - 2. ·82 ..28 20--27 4.. 8 20 - 31 28.. '3 31- 26 White wins.

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TILLAGE AND PASTURE. IRRIGATION IN VICTORIA. PRESENT AND FUTURE. No. I. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

TILLACE: AN PASTURER S IRRICATION IN VICTORIA. PRESENT AND FUTURE. - Y gY J. L. DOW. No. I. :Tliere. are now -1200 settlers on the irri gated 'areas of Victorina on farms averaging about 50 acres each, and ,out of that num ber 182 entered for certain cultivation' lprizes offered by tLhce Irrig-ation Commis sion. 'Ilhcse comprised two for the best acre of lucerne, one for the best ten acres of lucerne, one each for the best acre and. best five acres of orchards, th.ree for the best acre of garden produce, one each for the.best acre and the best five acres of. orchard, and one each for the best culti rated- farm. under- and over forty acres. T'he-judging of these farms, notwithstand ing the facilities of gtcbting over tlhe coun ' tiry by means of a swift motor car, in volved a full week's persistently followed up. travelling, from first thing in tihe morning till late at night. The inspections began around Shliepparton; thence to Kya bram, then o:n1 to Rochester, from there Ito ('ohun...

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No. 2333. By J. E. Green. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

N o. 2333. 3By J. E. Green. Black--en, 6, 20; king, 23. WVhite--Mlen, 14, 32; king, 31, White't6 play and drawv.

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NORTHERN TASMANIA. Burnie. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

NORTHERN! TASMANIA. [FRO-tMi OUR: CORRESPONDENTM. SBurnie. Sich a- small area is under potatoes this. season .at FiMngal that. the yields. wvill be~ barely. suffieient 'for local% requirements. The season. was very- dry. during .winter, and spring. feed being late the percentage of. lamin.i was- lower, than-:.usual. Pea .crops *at-Longford'are lookif-.so well: now tihat: if gooda weathetr prevails until: they are cut the average yie?ld- ill"not Le less than. 31 ,'buhe':.s A farmer at Tinnel, caestof Laun iceston, is, erceting, a silo so-that his cows wll. have a supply, of winte ifodder. t- t is the first of the kind in- the district, andd.if ,uccessful others will be erected' .i: ilairy men .The caterpillar pest is rather preva. lent: at Sasafmrae where one farmer has lost 6 bushels per acre-of ?oaats through-'the: pil'ars- causing: .them- to. fall to. the ground. A- B.w'hite oats are still. very green they -are: a:tacked- in. preference to Algcr`an by the.'pest.:Caterpillar, have ...

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FOWL PLAY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

SFOWL PLAY. (By Tan ITay, "Daily lMail.") Toot, toct, too-u-o-t " The punetilious motorist, bowling along .the . opeli higihway at 20 miles an hour, had espied . a smal]_firmnstead by thle roadside--a imall groupt :i of insignificant whitewashed buildings. , A-( cordingly.. he disengaged his clutch, applied gentle pressure to the foot-brake, and blcw threo .:: long andI considerate blasts upon his horn. Instantly there came a rush, a scramble and a .. scurry; aid. a perfect avalanchdle of liens dasihed out of a gatewasy into, the path of the car,.intent .-: apparently upon indulgence in- the risky but fas cinatingt . pastime -of. '"last- across:, tled ':road".:" They were follow6d by c wvaiddling , escort of :: ducks. .Bothl brakes weicnt. on hard, buti-t was."' too !ate to do anything: Befoie the slithering: . motor car could lbe brought .to.a :standstill it had piosghc-d its w ?iy right througlh .tlie .sqawking, - .: fluttericnig mob )of fowls -=.l-e ducks liiad putidently halted ...

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CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES. Egan v. Boyles. "Switcher." [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES. SEgan v. Boyles. "Switcdher." Black-Egan. White-Boyles. 11 - 15 13 - 22 15 - 24 10 - 23 21 .. 17 26 .. 17 . 28 .. 19 26 ,. 19 9-13 (a) 8 4- 8 7--11 25 .. 21 29 .. 25 25 .. 22 . 14.. 7 8 -11 11 (b)16 8 -11 11 - 10 17., 14. 23 (c)19 32 .. 28 7.. 83 10 -17 16 - 23 1-- 6 16 (d)23 21 . 14 27 .. 11 28 ;. 24 Drawn. 6 -10 8 -15 11- 16 22 .. 17 24 .. 19 81 .. 28 a 4 - 8 and 16 - 18 are the orthodox lines, b A novel form of development;' probably never before played in Austra.ia. Mr. Egan says this attack is one of Mr. R. Stewart's lines. o Mr. Boyles, though unacqtairited 'with the variation, takes the best reply. d An interesting game.

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RAMIE IN CALIFORNIA. A VALUABLE DEVELOPMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

RAMIIE IN GALIVORNIA, A VALUABLE DEVELOPMENT. The introdricer of ramie growing into California is Mi. (G W. von Schlichten,ree garding whom- a sketeh by Mi. Arthur Durin, in the October number of "Sunset," sa3 s:-"Mr. von Schlichten hias spent 3 50.000 dol. exieiimenting with* ramic gron ingEand mechanical treatment of the fibre, and has demonstrated. that thie San Joaquint Valley is capable of producing every pound of fibre now· imported into the Uniited St-tes: T'h Government statistics show that 87,000;000 dol: oroth comes from Asii 'nrld Indi aniualnly. With ideal soil conditioni. and perfect-climate, Mr. von. Schliehtenr asserts that California..can produce betteit fibri than any place in the world, and even in competition w ith the pauper FIbor of: A'sia. can: prodtce. it ...chea~per. e as s ecvolvedt ia C alixiEtia. species: of ramie supcer ior to that grown elsewhliere, because, aL though tle plant i- tropical and.subtropic calg requrin.g the moisture of the- heavy rainfall ...

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THE ACQUIRED MANNER. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

THE ACQUIRED MANNER. By W.' PETT-IDGE, "Westminster Gtazette'- -. "Tllhis," snaid Mrs. Harper appreciatively, "sounds lilke a -bit of all right." Heir husband winced, and she assumed that her compliments fell short of his anticipations. "What I mean to say is, we ain't been altogether fed up with slices of luck since you and me--" "You and I," he interrupted, appealingly, "You; and I." - "Since I and you strolled into the register office." "The registrar's.". '"Of course, if it -comes off it's bound to make a difference," slie.\weiif on; "and- foi one thing, I'red, you'll have to buy somine more collairs. You'4 be expected to wear a clean one every d-hy now. Furthermnore, 'you must bring your hands to me every morning, and let me see if-your finger nails are good enough to.be looked at. Your mothir fells me she liad just thei"very same trouble with you when you was a child." -. "When you were a child," he lcorrcqted.cl "'I'm speaking of thie time whien- ou was a child. Drink your co...

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No. 2331. By Z. Nicholas. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

No. 2331. By Z. Nicholas. Blacl--Mfon, 1, 5, 6, 14, 20, 21, 28. White--Men, 13, 22; 26, 27, 82; king, 3. Black to move and win. 14-1V 14- 17* *26- ~31 22 - 18 2-.. 9 26 .. 23 27 .. 23 15 .. 10 5 -14 25- 30 31 -26 1- 6 18 .. 9 23.. 18 23..18 10.. 6 21-25 30 - 26 26 -22 17 - 22 22 .. 13 18 .. 14 18 .. 15 Black wins.

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"Denny." [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

'"Denny." Black-Boyles. W hite·-Egan. 10 - 14 10 - 15 10 - 17- 8 - 12 22..17 25 (b)21 25 .. 21 16 .. 11 7 - 10 (c)10 12 - 16 7 - 1 17 ..13 17 .. 14 21 .. 14 20 .. 28 3- 7' 10- 17 16--19 16--23 24 .. 20 21.. 14 30 ..25 14..10 14 - 18 1-- 6 2- 6 23 - 20 23 ...14 27 (d)24 20 .. 16 10 .. 1 9 - 18 6 - 10 11 - 27 20 - 30 21 (a)17 29 ., 25 32 .. 16 25 .. 21 Drawn. a 2o .. 23 is prferred. by many experts, but the text sets up a strong attack. u ., pluye-' oy iredmanin against Richard Jor dan. 17 .. 14 and 2b .. 23 are also good lines. d Jordan played 15 - 19 here, the gamne con tinuing: 20 .. 23 8-11 32 ..23 31 - 27 10 - 20 20 .. 22 10 - 20 7 .. 3 80 .. 14 11-- 20 3.. 7 5G- 9 60-- 9 18.. 15 26 - 31 3 .. 8 18 .. 6 7-11 7 .. 10 09- 13 2 - 18 15 .. 8 16 - 10 8 .. 11 17 ,. 14 4 - 11 22 ;. 18 1 - 19 11-15 14 .. 10 109--23 29 ..25 31 .. 26 11- 16 18..15 2.-- 0 15--190 10 .. 7 23 - 26 10 .. 15 20..10 20 - 24 15 .. 11 10 9- 23 18 - 23 7 .. 3 12 - 16 25 .. 2 27 .. 18 24--'27 11 .; 7 Drawn. R. Jordan...

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"Switcher." [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

"Sw itcdhcr." Elack-Bbyles. White--Egan. 11-i1. 8-12 12 (f)16 13 - 17 21 .17 29(e)25 19...12 8 .. a4 9`-18 6- 9 10 - 15 17 - 21 25 .. 21 31.. 7 18..-11 4 .. 8 8 - 11 11-- 16 8 -18 29 -25 23 (at)18 27.. 24 22 .. 15 . 8 .. 11 4 (b) 8 19 - 23 13 .-- 29 25 -22 27(c)23 20 .. 19 24 .. 20 11.. 1?5 15 (d)19 16 - 23 7 - 16 2. - 17 24 ..15 24 .. 19 20 .. 11 15 .. 18 •10 - 19 1- 6 5- 9 2- 7 28 .. 16 21 .. 17 15 .. 10 Drawn. 12 - 19 6 - 10 9 - 13 17 .. 14 28 .. 24 11.. 8 a A very poor defen!ce, admitting only of a narrow draw. b 12 - 10 sets up a powerful attack, confining White to one safe line. o 26 .. 23 looks better here. <' ' str " mo fe e 82 .. 27 loses, of oourse, by 5 - 9. S n movee back Mr. Boyles was figuring on a winning ending by these exclhanges, and overlooked the win at home by 2 - 6.

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DRAUGHTS ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

DRAUGHT S ITEMS. The Scottish ehacmponsnip touroey still con tinues to attract. ~bod' enties. - F6r the 1914 tourney -the following aro'.. certain starters: Ferrie, M'Khclie; Crabbe, Scoljid, 'Allan, Scott, Ramsnay, Iiglis, O'Neil, Buirns, Smith, Seaward and Brydcn. Many other entries are expected. The tourni&y is. open to- the world. ... Apropps of'the recent Jdrdon v. Pomcroy match, the San Francisco "Post" says:-'"Without any malice towards those who have placed MIr. Pome roy on the high pedestal of champion of a style long extinct and tong forgotten, let us hope that the aspirations 'of those who conceived this colos sal blunder may die in their infancy and rest in peace in the house of their birth." SThe countrys >ilayers have to be congratulated on their defeat-of the-strong-town, teamn which visited Warinambool- during the holidays. Mlr. Fred. Fulknei' (the .coullntry.. champion), cap tained the wifiiers, tiid 'lr. O'. Strachan the losers, The score was;:OCulntry,....

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SCOTT EXPEDITION SPECIMENS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914

SCOTT EXPEDITION SPECIMENS. A- representative collection of tIle speci mens brought back by thire British Ant atrctic Terra Nova Expedition, 1910, is oin view at thie I3BritishR Mrus(r'nr of Natural Ilistory at South Kensington. It include,; the geological specimens brought back from thIe Antarctic as well as fauna and flora from that region. From the general standpoint tIhe most interesting of the specimens are those illus trating thie geology of the Antarctic Con tinent. These constitute the only ones that may be classed as absolutely ne\w. Among them are the fragments Tbrought back 13by Captain Scott and his &ortipanons on their last journ e''; tilese, despite the hardships suffered bly the e.1,Jrers, were not abandoned, and were found in the tent along with the bodies oif \Vilso,, Scott andl Bowers. Thely afford complete evidence that the Antarctic was once a warm region, for though it would be possible to explain the fragment of fossil w'ood f:oom the I3eardmore (lacier...

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