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HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 31 March 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS, £ To prevent knives rusting rub tho blade with mutton fat, and wrap them in flannol before putting them away. I Choose, -when become dry, may bo freshenod'by being placed in hot-water ) for a few minutes. | Tie a pieoo of lemon on" a corn ©very, ? night for fivei nights, and it will geno ., rally cause it to drop out. When frying fish, dip it in milk in stead of egg before rolling in bread crumbs. This is more economical. and tastes better. It is not generally known that t» tablospoonful' of vinegar piit into the water wlio'tt:; poaching eggs'will koop them frorn xvroaking. - To take tea stains from a white cloth-, pour boiling water through j them, and afterwards wash the clotb. in l the usual way. , | When slicing bacon, place it with! tho rind side down and do not cut j through the rind. When the slices are j cut, slip the knife under them oa near tho rind as possible. To removS stains from very dirty . knives cut a potato in half and.dip in j scraped knife brick...
MANURES FOR WHEAT. ALL THE PROFITS. HOW TO GET THEM. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
MANURES FOR WHEAT. ALL THE PROFITS. HOW TO GET THEM. By A. H. Rcnard. Expert in Modern Agriculture. Author o£ "A.B.C. of Rational Manur ing" and "A.B.C. 'of Scientific Stock Feeding." Every farmer Is Interested 'in get ting thojargest income in tho year and in getting it with tho minimum of worry and anxiety. To make money " ls necessary to spend money, oe every farmer knows. Something of value cannot he got for nothing in these modern times. Every farmer has certain unavoidable expenses to meet-cost of seed, fallowing, inter est on value of land, living expenses, cost of labor, etc.-and he has to get his return from a limited area of land within a limited time. Let him com mit to memory the following axioms of successful manuring of wheat and work in close accord with their teach with himT everything will go right Wheat Manuring Axioms. 1. Citrate soluble phosphate Is the only natural form of soluble and available phosphoric acid. 2. Phosphoric acid extracted by the crops, grass an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
STATE SAVINGS BANK OF VICTORIA grants LOANS ON EASY TERMS. up to three fifths of valuation. ON BROAD ACRES .. .. .. .. ?. .. v. £2000 to £25000 ON TOWN PROPERTIES £500. to £25000 for a term of 3 or 5 years w ith option of paying off a portion on any pay day. Interest 5 per cent. CREDIT FONCIER LOANS up to two thirds of valuation. ON FARMS .. £50 to £2000. Repayable by Instalments spread over 30 years, with interest at 5 per cent. Security may be either Freehold, or Crown Leasehold that could be made Freehold at any time on payment of the balance of Crown Rents. Loans may be granted for the purpose of purchasing the land taken as security, or paying off existing liabilities thereon, paying Crown Rents, Improving, developing, or carrying on the farm, purohasing stock, machinery, etc. ON COTTAGES,. VILLAS', and SHOPS £50 to £1000. Repayable by Instalments-, spread over 19% years, with Interest at 5 per cent. No Charge for Mortgage Deed. Full information on application to The Inspector ...
THE DEAR OLD FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
.THE DEAR OLD FARM. I remember, I remember, the house where I was (born; The gaps between the Siding where the sun came in at morn; The nail-heads that dn winter -wore a crown of silver frost, The small old-fashioned window-panes (by the same hand embossed. I remember, 'I remember, the stove pipe through the floor; The kitchen stove that, always led, was always wanting more; The coal I used to carry, the wood I had to get; The boots that stuelr so tightly when I used to get them wet. I remember, I remember, the grind stone where I ground Some 'forty million sickles-how I turned it round and round (Till at last I felt like dropping-asked if we were not most through Learned that we were nearly finished; just another hour or two. I remember, I remember, how those summer nights would speed; How I thought that I could never get the sleep I seemed to need; I recall the voice that w ke me when the dear old clock struck four. And the ever-ready bootjack that hung up behind the door, I remem...
CHAPTER XXV. Release—and Arrest. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
CHAPTER XXV. Release-and Arrest. I As usual, the' solicitors on both Bides did not make their clients dance attendance at. the Courts . of Justice until their presence was ac tually required. One morning Gwen dolen, seated at the breakfast table with the faithful luifis . Durnford, re ceived a telegram bidding her to be I at her solicitors' office's In an hour the case would be on during the morning. "What a mercy!" she devoutly ex claimed-although she paled to . the lips. "Oh, Dumple-my release Is in sight-don't you think so?" "My dearest girl, I am sure I hope so," returned MISB Durnford cautious ly. "But when people have come to my age they have learnt not to think this or that. They only hope and trust." "Don't damp my spirits or you will have me collapsing utterly' and dis gracing myself!" cr.ied Gwendolen, "Iiet us think what sort of a get-up is likely to influence the Court. What! Mr. Hale mentioned my dress the other day. I have not. the faintest re collection of it." ".No w...
CHAPTER XXIV. Deus ex Machina. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
. CHAPTER XXIV. Deus ex Machlna.. Ronald Halldare sat gloomily in his "study" as he called his breakfast room-half-gunroom, half-library. His untasted breakfast was before him. He had not slept. He had no appe tite for food, for last night he had been summoned by Gwendolen to hear the whole truth-how she had mar ried Robert in a mutual fit of youth ful passion while they were staying together in Scotland, and how at last her certainty that "the pretender" was Robert and no other had driven her to interrupt his marriage with ''the squatter's daughter from Aus tralia." He recalled the interview-how,' in his first bitterness, he had reproached her with a lingering affection for the lover of her youth and how she had blazed with wrath. She had never looked handsomer,:, a grander creature, than when, fac-;: ing him in scorn, Bhe had said, "If ho were to be killed if I did not ac-> knowledge the wretched lie, I would not do it!" at the same time, when, in hiB passion of mingled anger a...
SIMPLE CEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
SIMPLE CEMENTS. One of the simplest hard cements is ihe well-known mixture of litharge and glycerine made to a stiff paste. It sets hard as a rock and is oil-proof. A lolution of water glass mixed with powdered calcium carbonate serves the same purpose. A mixture of boiled dnseed oil and fireclay resists acid oetter than most cements, though sul phur melted with glass-powder is also irery resistant to chemicals in general. A good stone cement is made by jni*» ing two parts of magnesium oxide, one part of magnesium chloride, powdered Stone to suit as-a filler, and water to make a stiff paste. Basic magnesium, chloride is tovoSi,;^:^
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER XXIII. Galling Bonds. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
The Great Montamor1 6ase. By ALICE M. DIEHL, Authoress of "The Knave of Hearts/' CHAPTER XXIII. Galling Bonds. Strangely enough, when her belov ed, the betrothed husband -whose marriage with her at the rural parish church, had been roughly 'interrupted by the woman o£ whom he said, "I married my cousin Gwendolen-she is my wife," Netta was relieved, con soled, rather than overwhelmed. In these crises ot life, memory is as vividly awakened as all the other mental faculties. Netta remembered that for fifteen long years her Robert bad been dead to his old surround ings and every human soul they en vironed. She recollected that so long a desertion of any wife would go far to break the tie in the case of any man. She reasoned, in a flash, that all was not lost. The law might help her-and her beloved. "But supposing you did marry her, dearest, you deserted her! If she chooses, she can set you free-at ease, I understood the marriage laws freed a woman from a husband who had deserted her onl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
J. CHAMPION BEGS TO ANNOUNCE THE . ARRIVAL OF Autumn anA Winter Goods CHOICE MILLINERY We are providing larger than usual in this department, and trust to participate largely in supplying Clunes and district. Our Moderate Prices for Ladies' Artistic Head Attire, compared with high city pricos, should be nn incentive to purchase locally. blJR MOTTO : Highest Class Millinery at Moderate Prices. We have secured the services of a competent City Milliner, who will uphold our reputation as a First-Class Millinery House. MiBB M'Doriald is also an expert in the Modern Corset and Under > . wear demands ot the present moment. We are Agents for DR. JAEGER'S SANITARY WOOL SYSTEM Several Lines Stocked. . THE WORLD'SPOJPCJLAR CORSET Is the " P-D.," which wo stock in all the Latest Long Models Also, the Long KABO. CORSET. All'Makes and Sizes in Stock. . . GENTS' "TAILORING. Don't Forget we are UP-TO-DATE TAILORS, Suits to Order ,r- from 34s. 6d. But High-class Tailoring is our Speciality Satisf...
WHY WOMEN DO THE WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
WHY WOMEN DO THE WORK. More women than ever before are engaging in business affairs, and more than ever before are succeeding? in the industrial world. Why? Is woman's domesticity a fiction ? Does she prefer a business life to caring for a 'home? Is she - especially well fitted to take a high place in bu siness enterprise, and just finding it out?. Or is the wage-earning woman the necessary outgrowth of existing con ditions? Thousands of young girls aTe every year put to work in factories and stores, or sent to business- colleges and normal schools to learn to become i self-supporting, for the simple reason that self-support has become a neces sary clement in woman's life. But, if ' questioned, how many of them will say that they have begun their life work? How many young teachers look forward to-forty or fifty years of taking care of other people's children? How many factory girls or clerks or stenographers, or chorus girls so love their work that they spurn all thought of marriage...
BEDROOM BLINDS. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
BEDROOM BLINDS. If you have a sensitive eye and brain and sloop lightly, it is not at all a good plaa to screen your windows with red blinds or curtains. Brain specialists report that a good many cases of weakening of tho intolloct arises from this causo every year, and for somo natures and constitutions it id certainly a vory bad thing to do. Tho scarlet light, rcfloctod on tho faco of tho sleeper in tho morning and al lowed to rest thero for somo timo, has a biid effect upon the oyes and brain. Sensitive people, havo often been known to positively lose their reaaon from this cause, and many unoxplalned cases of lunacy havo boon traced to the same reason. Tho best and healthiest color for bodroom blinds is green, and dark green at that. It is always recommen ded by both brain doctors and oculists. Dark bluo is noxt beat, but not nearly ?o good as groen. To induce the &ound* est and most restful kind of sleop, however, opart from brain sensitive ness, make the room absolutel...
Clunes Guardian & Gazette THE NOBLEST MOTIVE IS THE PUBLICGOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
TUB JfOliLEST MOTIVE IS THE PUBLICGOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 1914. A case which His Honor Judge Winneke, who presided at the Clunes County court yesterday, described as a " storm in a teacup," occupied the court for over three hours. Alfred Close, of Fell's Gully, Dunaoh, claimed £5 damages from James Wolfenden, who lives in the same locality, for damige to crop by cows. Defendant counter claimed for the following :-Trespass by 6 cows, 12s ; cutting grass and trespass (through plaintiff's agent, Mrs E. J. Close, £5 ; repairs to fence, £5 15s; damage bank of drain, £1; total, £12 7s. !'lm case arose from the fact that oHintifE had leased land at Fell's Gully from defendant for five years md the lease expired at end of July Just. On the expiry of the lease trouble arose. Plaintiff alleged that defendant had allowed his cows to eat a crop which ho had sown on a small pieco of the land leased, and which under the terms of the lease, he (plaintiff) had the night to enter upon, and harvest whe...
MATTERS FEMININE. DIET FOR GROWING CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
MATTERS FEMININE. DIET FOR, GROWING CHILDREN.! Plenty of good brown bread, potatoes in various digosliblo forms-not fried -milk, and light, nourishing soups art needed by growing children. Nor muBt thoso articles tako the place of good roast moot. A child's senso of hungor is a sharp reality, and he soon becomes faint with it. Childron grow moro be tween twclvo and seventeen than thoy do in all the after yearB. Ib is in this timo that bono and muscle, nervo and energy ore to bo manufneturod and utorod up /against middle lifo.
BOROUGH COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1st. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
BOROUGH COUNCIL WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1st. Present:-The Mayor (Cr J. T Phillips, J.P.), and Crs Howe, Hay, ICempson, Richards, Turnbull, Lean, Weiokliardt, Foulkes. COIWESPONDENCE. From secretary, Department of Public Works, stating the specifica tion for the supply of maintenance metal has been approved. ' . From Under-Treasurer of victoria, forwarding claim for signature and seal for the publicans equivalent. From Senior-constable J. Hunter, tondering his resignation as town inspector, etc., owing to removal fiom Olunes, and thanking the council and officers for courtesy extended to him whilst holding the offices. Or Turnbull, in moving that the resignation be accepted, said that he could conscientiously say that during the time Senior-constable Hunter liart occupied the position of town inspec tor he had served the council well. The sanitary condition of the town generally, and the -slaughterhouses also, were no doubt m a batter condi tion since Senior-constable Hunter had been appoin...
COOKERY. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
" COOKEItY. Temato Sauo#.-Salt and peppef iomc tomatoes to taste, stew and re duce them when thick, then pass through a coarse sieve, adding a. lump of butter, which must quickly melt. Vormloolll Pudding.-One large cup. I ful of vcrmicellli, one pint of milk, one tgg, two tablcspoonfuls of raspberry ! jam. Simmer the vcrmicclli in the milk for thirty minutes, then stir in sgg- and jam. Bake in a moderate even1 for forty-five minutes. Bollod Spanish Onions.-Feel six medium-sized onions and boil gently for five or six minutes in a little salt and water. Drain on a sieve and then throw them into a saucepan of cold water and allow to simmer until they are tender right through without being broken." Serve on a hot dish with fcelted butter poured round them. Bavoury Sorambied Eggt.-This mokes a delicious breakfast-dish. Bc&t tip three eggs, add one toaspoonful of chopped porsoly, half a toaspoonful of minced onion, two tablcspoonfuls of milk," pepper and salt to tasto, Molt, a pie...
SCIENCE NOTES & NEWS. PURIFYING AIR IN ROOMS. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
KEW8.I PURIFYING A III IN ROOMS. To purify tho air of offices or, sick* rooms, soak o fow piocca of sapor >n a solution of aaltpetro and allow thorn to dry. Wh«a desired for uao, lay ? handful of flowers of larondor in »tin ? pan with a fow piocos of tho paper and ! light. Tho aroma ia rofroshing . and egrceabla and drives away inaeoto. Ifj hot water is procuraMu a fow drops of . oil of lavender: in a glass of very hot jwtor is good. It "purifies tho, air at. onob ond effectively rid. the room ol ' flics and insoots of all kinds..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
Hair Fell Out. Itched Something Terrible, Used Cuticura Soap and Ointment, No Trouble Since, For hundreds of years the Nile floods have not varied ten days in theif a nival. F.""ry hearth or fircplace in Eng ?:1 ivas taxed in the reign of Charles the Sccond. It has been computed that' eight or -eat of &lt;destroy'"as much grass' as one sheep. . ' - The.female brain begins" to decline .') fht after- the'- s>src"of 'thirty; the . ;t'i; rut till ten years'later. .. prison . now has a b-it prisoners' fcondemned to onTy-a month or! less are not allowed books from it. Christmas -was first celebrated as a r holiday i,/00' yrars ago. . Pre ,.'5i to that,. vs}nou-, countries cele .'.:r"d the Nativity in different months'from. January to May. No parental cave ever falls, to the lot of a single member of the insect tribs. In general, the eggs of an in sect are destined to be hatched long after the parents are dead. The largest telegraph-office in the world is in the General Post Off...
STORING PETROL IN WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
STORING PETROL IN WATER. A new hydraulic method of 6toriutg petrol or gasolino is credited with im portant advantages. The unused, apa&lt;je in tho storage tank is kept alwayo fill ed -with water, and a simple puznpinjg mechanism causes the water to force the oil out as roquirod. In refilling! tho tank tho water is drained away. Th£ two liquids do not mix, the light oil always floating on top; there ia.no loss from evaporation, QB there is no gp& tp escape on refilling, and the oil is pre served unchanged for any length of time.
SCIENTIFIC USES OF THE RADISH. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 3 April 1914
SCIENTIFIC USES OF. THE RADISH. An alcoholic solution of th^.skin of nrcd_radi3h serves AS- on^ojctllenj ip», ^icat^vo^'t^-VjffirjiS^i^ and -liases. Iff'the presence of adds the colo.urlcsi solution turns pink while with bases -alkaline solutions-it turns yellow It is well known that many plant ex tracts such as litmus and animal pro ducts like cochineal possess, this prbi perty of developing marked colours , with acids and bases, tut no other J indicator is so simply made.