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HOW TO MAKE CANVAS WATER-PROOF. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
! HOW TO MAKE. CANVAS WATER i x . PROOF. | A few good sheets of waterproof canvas axe invaluable on the farm for purposes ranging from the temporary covering of the wheat heaps, to use aa an overnight protection for a ve hicle. Two recipes for waterproofing the material" are : (1) Dissolve 1 oz. shredded soap in half a pint of hot water, add to it 7 lbs. of paint, apply it to the canvas, and allow to dry thoroughly (two or three days) ; apply another coat of the same paint, but without the soap, allow it to dry, then give a third coat. , When treated thus the canvas will not crack or stick when folded up. This is used in the British Navy. (2) Dissolve i lb. ordinary yellow soap cut in pieces in a quart of boil ing water, then stir in a gallon of boiled linseed' oil, 6 lbs. yellow ochre, ! and 3 ozs. of terebene ; mix thorough- j ly whilst hot, but allow to cool be- ■ fore using. Tw0 or three coats will be ■ necessary. Dry in a strong draught not in the sun. I Every nation is alarmed...
CHAPTER X. AN ANALYSIS AND A DEDUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
CHAPTER X. AN ANALYSIS AND A DEDUCTION , In the solemn silence of approach- | ing midnight, alone in the commodi- j ous chamber of his fine suburban home, a man ceaselessly paced to ; and fro, half-disrobed,v with sleepless eyes dilated and Btaring, with iips turned grey and bloodless, and "whose attractive features had* grown hag gard and worn in a single hour of solitude and fearful contemplation of the direful emergency confronting him. A man whose blindly-generous folly had wrought his own undoing, and' about whom there now .was en twined a network of criminal circum stances sufficient to crush him, and the slightest thread of which ho then was powerless to ireate. In the narrow and clonmy confines of a cell in the city prison a . usaa turned restlessly upon the small Iron cot which the place afforded—a man writhing in resentment of his en forced detention ; e man with blood inflamed and features hardened, by passionate* hatred of the one w|^) had caused' his arrest ; a man as,s...
CLEARING BRACKEN. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
CLEARING BRACKEN. ♦ How to get rid ol bracken fern is a question that a correspondent in an exchange replies to by saying "Cutting the bracken is of little use. Cutting seems to bn simply pru ning them to promote their growth. The same with burning. The mors they are burnt the quicker and thick er they grow. We And that bruisin? is the effective system with a hard roller made by the local blacksmith, encircled • spirally with angle iron. The process is simply to keep pasBin; this roller, loaded to sufficient weight over the brackens as often as they show new growth, and eventually this kills them right out." "Not cutting them in the height of the spring, and only once in the year," another correspondent writes, "may be useless ; but cut them 20 times a year if they need cutting that often ; in fact, cut them as often as you can get a hit at' them, with the fernhook, 60 that the sun can shin? fair on the grass to sweeten it, and the cattle will help keep them down with their hoofs." ...
UNIFORM QUALITY IN BUTTER AND CHEESEMAKING. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
UNIFORM QUALITY IN BUTTER - AND CHEESEMAKING. T (By 0. W. Walker-Tiadale, F.C.S., in "Hansen's Dairy Bulletin.") - The chief point in the successful manufacture of butter, or cheeae, is to make these dairy products of uni form quality at all times. In order to effect this, the value of .the judi cious us® at good starter and rennet cannot bo over-estimated. The flavour of finished butter de pends very largely upon the flavour and condition of the cream at the time of churning. When cream is churned at different stages of ripe ness or sourness from time to jtime, the resulting butter cannot always be alike, .and in order to remedy this, the cream nmst be properly ripened. Cream is considered ripe and ready for churning when it has soured to the extent that it contains from 0.4 to 0.5 per cent .of lactic, acid, is of a clean, sharp acid flavour, and a smooth silky character. It is of the utmosrt importance to get the cream in this condition previous to churn ing where successful resul...
Mining Notes [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
Mining: Notes I During the past week the fol lowing crushings hawe been [cleaned up at the Government I battery .*—J. Annand fan., and ; party 21 tons (irom Olago line of I reef) for 10oz 3dwts 15gra ; Gor ' don and Purceli 12 tons (from their claim at the Sandy Creek &ud>for 2607. 17dwta 12grs; Rest j and Tollit (Union Hill) will clean ! un to-day ; Blackmore and Cooper (Union Hill) will start crush ing. M'Cutcbeon, Stacey, and Johnson tribulers lo the Darling shaft oe the Derby lease will start to crush a parcel of about 20 loas next [week, j The directors of the 'Oswald Gold Mines, at their meeting on ■ Monday declared a dividend (15th) i of 6d per share, payable Sept, 4th, The previeas 6d dividend was; made last December.
(ALL EIGHTS RESERVED.) WHO KILLED PAUL CRUBER? A THRILLING NICK CARTER DETECTIVE STORY. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
(ALL EIGHTS RE8ERVED.) tWMLED® PAUL CRUBER ? A THRILLING NICK CARTER DETECTIVE STORY. By the Author of "A Bold Game," "Caught in Their Own Trap," etc. SYjNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. Unknown to his superiors, Clark Elgin, assistant cashier at the Ark National Bank, New York-; has loaned to Colonel Bardolph the sum of one . hundred thousand dollars from the funds of the bank. The bookkeeper, Paul Gruber, is aware of this, and threatens Elgin with exposure unless he' hands over ten thousand dollars. Elgin agrees, and consents to meet Gruber the following night to pay the-money in the cab that Gruber will have in waiting. Elgin keeps the appointment, and alights from the cab after part of the journey is com- 1 pleted. The cabman has had instruc tions from Gruber to drive to the residence of Colonel Bardolph. Reach ing their destination, the cabman is horrified to find that the inmate of the vehicle has been stabbed through ' the heart. Nick Carter, the famous detective, is told off to mak...
RAILWAY MANIFEST. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
fcRAJJ-'WA.Y MANIFEST, . Goods and parcels were lying at ' the local railway -station to*day for:— — Goods—Hodgkinson, r^abb, Parcete—Lane, Etsdey; Bryant. Baumgartaer, Grigg, London. Phillips, Strachan. Cowling, Bis hop, GMsholm, 3£eogb, Moore. Stewart, ^lack, M'Arthur, Ifren, Roberts, Poole, Havbl'tel and Collins.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
MaJdon Baptist Churoli. ANNJYELISARY SERVICES Will be lield 011 Sunday, October 1st. Preacher—Rkv". E A. KlRWOOV, of South Yarra. If you want your eyes teEfced and fitted with perfect glasses try Salarny Bros., qualified opticians, by the British Optical Association, ■ * FOK SAl-E—Oood cow, jest calve-—! yen quiet Applv W. Sefcdaroai\, Camp "-'trewt T'~~0°LET or FOR SALE-Comfortable fi-roomed house, li acres ground, Eooci Stable ; see further adyt tor sale of houstii'old furniture. Apply T.J. Skews, Station Street, -Maidon. T^O LET—Comfortable Couse, situate 1 long Gully—cheap renlal; apply this office Australian Fair *In Connection with the Congregational Church will be "held in the Shiro Hell on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2nd To he opened at 3 o'clock by the Hon. U. vS. W. Lawson Great Variety of Stalls, consisting of— Needlework, Cake, Sweete, Produce Flowers, Jumble Stall by the Junior Christian Endeavorers ana special stall for the'c'bildren Arrangements ave being made for a good Conc...
Sporting Notes BILL[?]ARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
I -=== | snorting Notes BlLLMSDS. TI le folk-wing is the draw and haadicaps j of n latch in-connection, with tournament, , .at A .thenaaum ; 1st prize cue and case, 12nd trophr value ' IQs 3d. and result of i gam 83 placed to date :— (Cowling 15 beat Some; 10 bhd—200 to 105 i Heroir 15 oe beat Seedsman 20—200 to lit lyranzi". 30 on beat Allan 10 on—200 to 103 ; Stdamy'JO onv M'South 75 on Bneson:20 on v H u ren 60 on El tiott iO on v Apperlr 30 on Bh \ckreore 15 on v Jubber 60 bhd Spi >ncer;I5v Tollitt 13 bhd Baistor 60 on v Batty 30 on La] kn 15,en v Cooper 10 bhd Wo odlocb.35 or. v Hedge 15 on W1 lewed! 20 on r Jenkins 20 on Dabi b scr .t A Grigg.ccr Cald or ser v'Duncan:'15 on Brya. it IC.fchd v G Revrell 25 on fTonki Velii.lO on t Woodward 30 bhd
CHAPTER IX. EXTREMES MEET. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
CHAPTER IX. EXTREMES MEET. The observant eyes • of Mollie. Ma ginnis liad fallen on the woman out side. B Unsteady steps approaching behind her over the pavement*, together with the sound 61 men'B coarse voices in coarser alterqatiop, were driving Edna Bardolph to Beek immediate shelter in the miserable office. With the hood drawn low over her brows and her shawl folded close around • her,' ahe entered the place with an assumption-of boldness she in truth was far from feeling; Meet ing with a half-defiant frown of dis approval the unmannerly stare of the three roughs at the table, she at once approached the counter, back of which Mr. Mahon Maginnis still' was snoring loudly. The girl Mollie was already there, and, with a businesslike.look, was staring over the dog - eared register at the stranger. . "Evening, ma'am," she said, terse ly, by way of greeting. Despite her secret perturbation, ! Edna Bardolph did not forget the re quirements of the hazardous part Rhe had dared attempt. W...
PART FOUR. CHAPTER VIII. ANOTHER SIDE OF LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
PART FOUK. CHAPTER VIII. ANOTHER SIDE OF LIFE. It was not all darkness that un seasonable Christmas Eve. In the poorer streets of down-town festal enjoyments, such as they were, were longer maintained. ''Though shutters were up at the in numerable saloon windows, the lamps still were, burning brightly within, and ever and anon the cloesed doors were fearlessly opened for the pass ing of some more or less intoxicated patron one way or the other. The numerous dance halls on the Bowery were running full blast, in the doorways of which were rough and boisterous gatherings, men and women together, all in noisy dis course, in divers tongues and under the impulse of generous potations, and seeming to vie with the inferior music of the various places to which could make night most hideous. The illumined windows of the "all night chop houses and the low-class hotels cast a glow over the muddy pavements, the slush of the narrow streets, and threw into weird dis tinctness the mists that hung u...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
Bereavement 1 Notice. Mrs j. j. cousiks *& famly desire te return iueif ^ raost sincere Thanks to their main r li'iends for all message;: of sympa 'tity, letters, cards, aad floral tributes i "eccivod in connection with their recent aa ^ bereave ment ; also to Dr Gray for kind attention and to Mis JD'Ursa for hor kind ao. ^ willing help. Parkin's Reef, Malcion. English Baptist Sunday Schi Anniversary on Sunday, sept . ^ —Annual Entertainment on Wea " nesday, September 27th Preacher—Mji l'i. b. VtXXISTOx, of the j Open Air Mission. Melbourne 8
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
Miss Wilson, Fra'terer, Confectioner Higb Street, Maldon Frealt Frnit always in stock. None bat best Confectionery kept HOT PI&3/ £«a nrjLi^ Coffee afc all hours. \Jader STew Management, THE POPULAR j Kangaroo Hotel Thos. O'GRADY ([/ate of Fairfield) Wishes to aunoance lo the public of SiaJdon and surrounding districts thai he has taken over the above well known and long-astablisheil Hotel, and frusta by civility, com biued with cleanliness and strict attention to btiainees, to merit a Share cf patronage. Uotliiug but the best brands of spirits wines and liquors kept in.stock, Splendid accommodation and raeals for travellers and visitors Pree btabliny Phone No. 5 J . A. EDHOUSE Fruiterer and Confectioner, Corner Reef and Templeton-sts, Announces that he has a good Collection of Confectionery aud Summer iDriaks of all kinds at wholesale Bates, Agent for Beudigo Ice. Agent for -John ©runnings famous Fruit Srees. Every tree guaranteed true to name He also wishes to announce tha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
W Steoifie OlE*23 ' .FtONUilENTAL. WOEES ' fiEAHAM . ST. CA8TLEMAINE Marble-an. i Grain to ftlonnments Of vail Dd:i ripbions al'.vjjs . in. Sioclr. •, -v „ J>ttering and General Repairs ; vorrespondence .promptly attsnjeil. to. Phone 3So, 93. ~.. Fodder Seeds. ' Smith's Seeds are sold oil honor TRY THEM. Write lor quotations fojeel*, delivered at y&lt;m nearest Railway Station,"balovv ■j!elba»uiie j-rices • Best Imported-Dwarf E.s3cx Rupe,' Hunter River - and other leading varieties of Lucerne Sorghums, Millets, Turnips, the wonderful new folder Plant Silver Baet, sin-l gaiib's famous strains ol -Field .Carrot'and Champion Jlangel. State approximately .-'.ntitiesrequired. ■.■■ ■ ,;i . Catalogues free. ■ , Melbourne Address—Box 168 G.P.O. GEO. SMITH, Seed and. Plant Merchant, Ballarat. Est. 1868 " NOW SHOWING 41 Goods Imported Direct. Inspection Inyited. Latest JNfoyelties in all Departments M'Creery & Hopkins Castlemaine Beautiful Bridal Portraits i , '•&l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
The premises of Godfey Youne a Chinese,-at Utle Lonsdale street were entered on Monday and 53 sovereigns, £3 in silver, and nine £1 notes were taken. All oft one wet, cold winter's day Ihteo home-bound.children, tired of p]ay WSth no«e» prwjBed to wiadow-ri'nq&lt;! Watched all the raiu-aoaked people pass. And one among them they observed Who passed and seemed unnerved-' It made them Bad for they felt sure He needed Woods' Groat Feopermint Cure, Mr W, R. Williams, proprietor of the Casfclemalne Coach Factory, lost hU eldest son, John, aged 44, by ; death from heart failure on Monday, j after t short seizure. The deceased [ bad been a cripple for many years, bal was of very bright intellect, aad had a largo and warm circle of frlend9, who greatly regret his sodden death. In connection with the anniver • sary of English Baptist Sunday School on 24th September next, the services of Mr H. B. Dennis ton, of the Open-Air Mission, i Melbourne, have been secured to ' preach on the oc...
THE Maldon News Published Twice-Week. "FIDEM SERVO." FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST [?]. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 25 August 1916
the — ®!lm Published SBRVO." PR I DA Y K ?-1Li Jl Yq Messrs somer & Daob =, a sale of building materia] auction ou Thursday a5st ,y? Maldon, commencing "aj o • comprising several lots, 3ar°° of which appeEr in oar s^„ columns. Woods Crest ?s»?*taiai - or ^owgiis End , It is the iateaiioa cf Government to abandon 5^® to introduce a bH] is the slaughter of , decision was auiyed at widespread opposite -?»3^ stock owners, The storage of ^ ban reservoirs lh„la'^ :2 OV?,r 10iW~. j,. —-7s^oy;v, . - g3-;05vr^f; Past week, the totalling 6354 million rjuf capacity of the r=s=r- v a.5' million gallons, little over 1000 aiMj0 cause the water to -u>. QVP°:&lt; :i Washes. There is a -H water still running iV;0 ,• and ia a fortnight's probably be full to overfog*' _ The Caylighi3avine-Qj'it„, I circulated, The standard iff ?Pe , .°Wg meridi»s. ' Victorian clock time is held v" | the time to be observed thros-3 | Victoria as prescribed by From the hour of 2 in the a of the first ...
NOTHING SERIOUS. NO IMPRESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 29 August 1916
NOTHING SERIOUS.* $—— NO IMPRESSION. The worthy magistrate was rather Buspicious. It scarcely seemed poj. Bible that the defendant was as black as his wife in' the witness-box paint ed him! She wanted a separation order, and the tired-looking husband seemed quite willing to fall in with the arrangement. Your.husband doesn't look partic ularly ferocious, madam," said ft? magistrate. "Are you sure you don't try to irritate him ?" | "Wot? Me hirritate 'im ?" gasped the lady. "I wouldn't dream o' do , in' sich a thing. I pays 'im every at j tention." I "But be doesn't look naturally ifierce," persisted the magistrate. i "Not now, Bir !" was the reply. | " 'B looks soft enough in the wit ' ness-box, but 'e'a a 'ard man at |'ome—terrible 'ard 'e is." ' -"What do yon mean by a hard man, madam?" asked the magistrate. "Well, you can't make no himpres sion on' 'im. - Why, if I 'its 'im over the head wi' the poker a Saturday night 'e's forgotten all about it by Sunday mornin' ! Order granted i...
Science and the Future of Mesopotamia. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 29 August 1916
Science and the Future of Mesopotamia. ♦ After the soldier the engineer will come to these "Morning Lands of History," and will restore the waste places of Mesopotamia. It will be' one of the romances of history if the British flag should now fly from Bag dad. "Marvellous as may be the result of bringing these ancient lands into touch with the centres of trade and civilisation, a still greater miracle may be worked by the application, on a scientific plan of water to the fertilo soil that has lain athirst for many centuries," says the "Scots man." "Here the wonder worker is no German savant or financier, but one of our own countrymen, Sir William Willcocks, who has done great service as an engineer and ad ministrator in Egypt, and whose brother, General Willcocks, was late ly in command of the Mesopotamia expedition. For years past he has striven to bring the project of res toring the traditional 'Garden of Eden' into practical shape. "Egypt has not only a past but a present ; while...
Pouitry Pointers. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 29 August 1916
Poultry Pointers. • —:—♦ If day-old chicks have travelled, put thom in an old bicycle-cap by the fire, or in a cool oven with the door open, the minute they are un packed. Well-bred birds will produce eggs on less food than those of a common strain. A fowl's first meal of the day should be a hot one, winter and sum mer. If you have a good feeding system, giving satisfactory results, don't change.it ; a new diet may not suit, and the hens may refuse to take pn the old with such relish. - Travelled eggs must always be rested for twelve houra at leaBt be fore being set. Twenty-four • hours would be better when convenient. Travelled eggs stand much more chance of hatching if put under a hen instead of into an "incubator. The best position to raise chicks is on a fine grass turf in which there is plenty of white clover. j A good food for chicks is equal j parts of finely-kibbled wheat, finely kibbled maize, and rolled breakfast oats. Never let your fowls paddle about in jnud an.d slosh ;...