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GOLDEN CAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
GOLDT)EN CAKE. Half lb. butter, 1 ?lh. white sugar, :3 cups flour, 4 cup milk, yolks of 6 eggs, white of 1 egg, L teaspoon cream of tartar, J tenspoon soda, 2O drolps essence of alionds. Stir the l)utter to a cream, mix witi sugar, whisk the eggs, add to the sugar and butter, then add flour; lastly, the soda and. creamt of tar tar.. -?Ut- into a. buttered mould distcd ,with infie bis~uii t; Ban1: in a,
Tamed by a Threat. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
Tamed by a Threat. 'I will,"'' she exclain'ed, "I will not live with you another day." "You'll leav\e nme. will you ?" he askedl, calmly. "Yes, I will." "When ?" "NowS-this mninute." "I wouldn't-if I were you." "''Jlt I will, and T ldefy you to stop ic !" "'Oh, 1 shun't try to stop you,"'' he quietly replied. "I will simply report to the lpolice that nix- wife has mysteriously d(isalpeared. T''hey'll rwant your dlescrilptlion, and I will give it. You wear nunmber eight shoes, you have an extra large mnouth. your nose turns up at the end, eyes rather on the glint, voice like a-" "Wretch, you wouidn't dare do that !' she screamed. '"I will." Tlhey glared at each. other for a momient in silence, Then it wu pla?n to see wooa was, the \ .ltor,
Sixteen Million Channel Tunnel. WILL TAKE FOUR YEARS TO BUILD ACCIDENT-PROOF TUBES. FOOD SUPPLY SAFE IN WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
Sixteen Iillion Channel Tunnel. WILL TAKE IOtl. YEA\RS TO BUILD ACCII)b>(T-I'lOOF TCIHES. FOOI' SUPPLY SAFlE IN WAR. All the fascinating details of that big project, the tunnel Ietween Eng land an ?Iria an"c, lave be' n given to a meet in" of the 'ranco-llrit ish Tra'i toe:nress. The cost of tihe channel was s timalted at 1e,li000j, 100i' by Laron Etmil d'l.riangir. he I':>alishi and I'rencOl companies wouald each 1 contriiute one half ot this smi and each would build twelbe niles ,f the tunnel, the Baron explained. .rom the e:ltruance at Dover tlhe tunnel would dip under the Channel for a lengt in of twenty-four miles, emerging at Sallndganto, nlear Calais. A large power station would pro vide motive power for tilhe trains, as well as electricity. for lightiung, andl comnpressed air for the purpose of vent ilation. Baron d' Erlanger thought the tunnel would capture at lvast 65 per cent of the Continental passen gers, who at the norllmal rate of ye'arly increase wonuld number ...
Why Many Smart Children Have Stupid Parents. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
Why Many Smart Children Have Stupid Parents. ---+----- A - fact that has .puzzled not only the otgenists, butt lay men as well, is the circ riustance that frequently normanl children, who are not doll cienlt in any way either mentally or physically, -are' horn of feelblc minded parc:ts. .There are hbun dres' of well cauthenticated in stances of this sort of record, and they have worked:l considerable dis confiture to those eugenists who be lieve that feeble-nlide.l, persons should Ie prohibited from marrying because they believe that their off spring is bound to be like their pairents--deficient. •Dr. Charles Davenpdrt. a cugenic expert, explains this alrticular state of affairs in the following manner: It umust be borne in mind that the mentally delfcienlt are not all defl, cient in the same way. T'he ternm is a very general and comprehen sive one, .: nd is stretche& to include stupidiity so extrme me ir to consti tute utter inabihity to grasp any thing at all, as well as c...
A Self-closing Gate. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
A Self-closing Gate. ------ --+--- T'he gate here illustrated is made of five pices- of 2-n. pipe; 2-in. el bows; two 2-in. tees, one piece of 1l-in. pipe, one l1-in. nipple, one l-in, elbow, one l.-in.. flange, :one 2-in: flainge, and ..one i-in. bolt. The 11-in. pipe is connected -as shown, and extends through and al most to the bottom of the 2-in. pipe end of the gate, where it is fasteaed with the Iboilt. The 2-in. pipe ~tilld con ections -ro put 1to get~tier- : us sho-ib :and the huttrn pipe 6on tlhe gat end is cut sloiinis as .shown ait ?i: 'heti the gate is pushed e.itlier ·,y : it rises ,on :ic count of the d sloping parts. and when released its i?eight will cause it to close for the same reason The lowest human ha'itat ion is said to bc thO.t of the coal miners in llul:emula, s.,nc o) whoet: make their ds'wlhrz., at a poin over 2000 feet below the level of the sea. in l,ondon the foggy days in a year are on an average 35.
A Story of the Boer War. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
A Story of the Boer War. Brigadier-General J. I. Gough, in a lecture at the L.ondon University, on "'Counter Attack!s," emphasised the value of suddeuness and fierce ness in a counter-attack, and the danger of -)ushing it too far. He quoted, as a good ex?nplle in f3ri tish history of a. successful counter attack, a charge at Wagon '1tti iu the Boecr \War. For about ten hours the opposing sides were entrenched within a- dtlistance -of 'frot fifteen to fifty yards of each other'.;and fierct, :;ri* g took place. No succes~Jui chtargec could be mnade, for onli a s,1 ..11 Iarty could hear the otlier, gie the order. an, in every (lse Ilh,.y \ere shot down as soon as t-,,- go t to thcir feet. .t "vas hfing certain deathl. But 230 men o, the Ieveon Regiment. came up un olserve tl by the enemy, and were deployed quietly. Everything was ex lained to them, and when the or* tier was given they suddenly topped the rise, raced across the few score yards, and the Boers vanished.
Kaiser's Airship Station. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
Kaiser's Airship Station. lHeligeland, the tiny islnand in the North Sea which (:Germany proposes to turn into a great station for her airships, is one of the most cur ious islands ir the world. Its towering cliffs, for instance, are aInrgely artificial. Some years ago there was grave fear that the island, which was steadily growing smaller, would -soon be eaten away entirely by the waves from the south-west. But £1,000,000 has been spent on raising a cliff of granite on this exposed side. On those parts of the coast where the red, porous rock of the.genuine cliffs has been too badly honey con!ded by the n seas, ,hundred of tllou sands of tons of cement have been used to strengthen the face. iHeligoland has long beer an im portant naval centre. It is de fended by tile nmost powerful guns, and is said to be Ilrelared for a siege lasting three year; . It is, in ldeed, the North Sea st, rehouse of the G(ernnan fleet. Visitors are only allowed in the tiny port, the high plateau that for...
Fire-Eating Commander. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
Fire-Eating Commander. There was a Nelson-like Welshmnan named Griflith in the reigns of King. William and ..Queen .Anne. Griflith Wa- s a poor fisherman, whos slsoop had been taken- by- ae French privateer, while he and hi crew-another :manr: and .a. boy were transferred d~? prisonars tc the privateer. At. night the French watch, having failie asleep orn dteck. were -brained by Griflith and .hi two • mates? :who fasteaed down thet hatches .:on the i:.rest o f the crew and brought their prize triumphant ly into a Brit~ish ..?ort. King Wil lian. rewarde:d :.Gritihi.h with. t hi command of:: -.at\ Aeitv-guna man-of war, fron Which ho earned promon o tion in the reig ~n: of Queen Annetc a ship of -t.hityh gtns... While in this. command he. got in to a dispute :w-ith a French cau p tain in a ?neutral- Italian port about the relatie-.e merits of the F.tree?.i and British nafeS' ics "·n a genrcal -r eng?Agemeint2 said" the French '-ctptain} .',-fillow tha . the British usuui.al- vinia, bi...
Weighting Indian Clubs. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
Weighting indnian Clubs. XAic ordina- y InIdI1i:I club can bd fille so that dinercat 'net'lits unay be had without cbvigung cflbs. ]Each club is b'ored to receiv e load washers which. are held in place by a spiral spring. A bolt is run through from the handle end and iastened with a round nut. The lead washers and spring slip over the bolt as shown in the illustra tion. Changing the number of washers changes the woight of the club.
"BARONESS" PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
"BARONESS" P~UDDING. A most exceedingly good pudding. --(lb. flour, ilb. stoned raisins, 1ib best kidney suet, , small teaspoon ful salt, ½ pint milk. Boil 4I hours without stopping. This is very rich, and served with cream is delicious. "Well, did you discover anything in Stumpl's past life that we can use against him ?" Ilet uetive : "Not a thinig. All he 01tmr did lefore he came here was to sell awnings." ].h?'tion Agent : ''"Wh, that's just what we want. We'll say that he has been mixed up in somie decided ly shady transactions." In pcoportion to its siue, Britain has eight times as many miles of railway os the United States. Purple face powder is the latest fashion fad in New York City. It ts intended to be used only at night, w~hen its effect is said to be charm ing, e.paially on faces which' still retain a tinge of holiday tan. The nae powdae costa from 10os. to £I S box. 1928.
MILK JELLY. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
MIL: KJELLY. ,liilk jelly or blanc mng~ie is nour ishing as well mas n refreshiig and if carefully fhivoured;" is gene&-ail liked. The flit' ouring should be varied as much as possile. To add a small quar?er- ji :pot of black currant jelly to a pint of the blunc-mange flavours it very pleasantly, while brandy, ahnlond, lemon and vanilla can also he used to iimake variety. Junket is an excellenot food, and, if served with whipped and flavour cd cream, is extremely nourishing. Milk soup is delicious if carefully Imade. and quite inexpensive. 'To make it, put one pint of milk in a double saucepan, or i n a well-cov ered jar that can be put in a oven. Add to it a little of anyv root vegetable you happenl to have on hand-turnip, carrot, onion, celery, artichoke--cutting them into small pieces first. Let simmer gently till the vegetallos are tender, then strai'ii. pressing the vegetables gently t, get out the juice. Thicken slightly with arrowroot, adtld a flavouring of pepper and...
It Belonged to Him. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
It Belonged to Him. - +------ A grcat sensation was created at a certain station just previous to thd starting of the morning express for London. 'The guard was about to, start the train woheu a fussy and fat old gentlemain trotted up to himii-and .said : 1i nit a. minute, will you, please, w~hile T "I?i?'apossible,h sir;, suid-thc :guardrd, puttingi t he i whisitle toi:.: his lips. - But oui mlust n~att !" cried the old "ontlcnian, excitedhly There's a man s log under the wheel. "Good gnii-ra:ciou~ ! I Where is h::-ie ?" inquired tihe ho:rni:ore-st i?.ken gua.: rd. "Hold on there 1" ITe hurried af te the old gntle mnin, whiile a couple ot porerb jump ad downa to the lino anid greit excitement. After ' shorit search one of the poiteis handed up a rubh baslk.et corntining; a large leg of mutton. SThaink x ou said tihe- old gentle- ll'hat doyou- miean, sir ? roamred the guarll . ou said s-i a miuta s leg n as undetr the t wheel, 'and so it tinas. 1 pid for this leg, -and xi it isn't a...
Steel Barrels Made to be Nested. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
Steel Barrels Made to be Nested. A n\ew and ingenious type of steel barrel so designed as to perm.it compact storage when shipped empty is to be placed on the market abroad. The c'hief feI ture about this barrel is that it is made in ha;lves that are exactly similar, wiih flanges pro\ijiel so tlnt any two halvesl en l ,e iSltel to et)her to form a cm, laet, !narrrl. In the shipping worhL bIul -.v art icl? like barrels, when slilpe. ell'!ty, are charlged It, 13lk t1unia.ge' rattes. Btar rels of this t.e, \ hlin neus:ted comn Ipactly, will Ie enttiLe.Il to weight rate., reducing. the ship ii.g charg's lmteriully. 'lhis inv,'ntiol brinas to mind the fact that in th!e old days of the whaling in.lastry ships were often copilpelled to put. to sea with out proper hallast because of the fact that all the atvailable space was occupied hy empty barrels.
HOW TO PRESERVE EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
Fi' e gao1m cold water ·lbs1 finely slaked limiie, 1. silt " lb. creaul+ of t.artar. .-This. :mixture should be stirred daily. for, a w+.eek;i and at t?e eni of that time+ hav? ing allowed it io settle downi .after the inal" stirring, the clear- .lidili: (which is then-.:. a:. saturated sol tion) should be ipourcd off It isi thou ready.; fo+r use. Put !a in the egs fresh evely day The lady - cani please hlicrselfl- as to -whether she pours. off> the clear liquid or not We never -used to do so when we preser'ed them that w a" years ago.
Salt Soil for Crisp Radishes. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
Salt Soil for Crisp. Radishes. In many a section of this, and, in fact, other countries where the soil is fertie, it has been difficult in recent years to growl as fine crisp radishes as were grown in for rier years. The trouble arises from the fact that a long hair-like worm or maggot eats into the radish and spoils it for Use. 'IThese worms are not considtered dangerous, but they :are ruining the radish crop in many localities, and until recenily it was a serious question how to rid the soil of these pests. They are white in colour, and about the size of a thick hair ui5 to that of a heavy knitting needle, and they vary in length front one fourth of ar, nrI?u to one inch in length. They burrow in the flesh of the radish, and in places almost ent irely consn rae the root. They are less troublesome along the sea shore, and some of the sandy gar (lens near the sea level have no radish wornms at all. This is evi dence they do not thrive in salty ground. Experiments have shown that whe...
SCALLOPED EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
SCALLOPED EGGS, Moisten a teacupful bread crumibs with sweet milk~1. Put.: a layer in the bottom of i::v·?--butte?cd dish ; slice hard-boiledf eggs and lay overt 1with butteirpeppe aund saltW. Continue until the dish is full; sift grated crumb' . ove.. th. top " spread w:ith bits of butter and set in store , until browi.
HOW TO MAKE A FLY-TRAP. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
HOW TO. MAKE A FLY-TRAP. An ingenious dairyman has con structed a home-made fly-trap which he has found effective in ridding his place of business of the pests. The trap is made from a box lift. log, ift. high, and Ift. wide, both the sides and the top being sawn out and covered with wire netting. The box is then raised about a foot from the floor, and the neck of a large funnel is run up through the bottom of the box and adjusted tight, so that the mouth of the funnel is about an inch from the floor. A saucer of molasses or something sweet to draw the flies is set under the mouth of the funnel, leaving room for the flies to go up the funnel and into the box. As soon as the box is filled the flies are drowned, and the process repeated. "Now this," said the barber, hold ing up a pink bottle, "is a splendid thing for baldness." " Thank you," replied his victim, coldly; "I have all the bantess I re quire."
SEA-PIE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
SE3-PIE. You i -il require fo:ir- this .so me beeCfsttek or some nice pieces of bei allowi iltg enough fop each per on. little fat bacon ih a nice addition andc about half a pound cf liver. You also re uire some oonn ap carrot, as paiec o turnip, and a stalk oif celery-aill cut. small. Cut the meat in small pieces, and season with salt and pepper cleaii the ovegetables alternately into a large deep saucepan, ahd add a little water. On the top plnace a round piece of suet pastri, about an inch thick. This should fit the top of the saucepan. Cover with the lid, alloiw the contents to boil uip once, di-aw to the side, and simmer. for three hours. To serve, place meat and vegetables. in a hot aish, and plut the pastry on top, cut in' four Pieces. Potatoes, plainly boil ed, •are served in a iWell-warmed vegetable dish.
POWER FROM THE ASSOUANDAM. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 10 April 1914
POWER FROM THE ASSOUAN D)A M. The Assouan Dam on the Nile can be called upon to furnish a large amount of hydraulic power for operating an electric plant; it is estimanted that it would fur nish uo less than 130,000 horse power. During the five months in the anutulnll and winter the water oi th, Nile acrumnulates in the dam, atnd when it. overtlows the height. oi the resultin" fall and tie great voi ume of water would furnish some 150,0i0 horse-power. tCurrcnt -could be used for thle m;tanufact ire from the atmosphere of nitracenous pro ducts for use as a fert iliser. This \would le of great value to the country, for it is stated that .VcypI imported no l.sS titan £700,000 worth of fertilisers during the last year. The time has passed," said the orator, haughtily, " when any man can hide himself behind a woman's petticoats." "You bet," conimented the cynic in the back seat. "Thoso X-ray skirts have stopped that." The Nile is now lower than it has been for two hundred years. It is pr...