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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
POBUC NOTIOO. Bargains! ' Bargains!! Bargains!!! ID DRAPERY MARK FOY'S Summer *&lt;Faii> IS NOW OPEN ladies, Visit the Fair. MARK FOY'S .SJANCEFIELQ DHAPEBT i ESTABLISHMENT. OSIil) 11' JM IMJj'v " Durinj 13 »mrs I livw] i" In.iia I u-nri nothing but Chumbtfjl'im'* Cuu^h Remedy for oouphs, o.iliis, l»ro>u?hiHti nnrl »,n-e throat*." 8»iys Mr ArchibnM C. viaCaffi«r c»r&lt;« of H-.btirrs and Sow#, " uyjnoyr. B.mdiL«o Vi«: 4'1 J»ttve «iv«n it with great hucccna to . hundred* of Natives, both Uimlu and Mahummondun, and in every cH8a it li^iu proved effi-jacions. Even natives of Inch' oasfe of'eo ojuilMo my bungalow asking fur a dose of Chamberlains Cough Ui>medy, 30 I do rot liraithie reooiiri;»:i>d it in nil 'aw/* of coldr, fcuJ Uoueriul Inuljlca." For b.dj. y -»>i -ib"r;iiri :;-jd tfcrtilstttfj.'si's, Harness the Wind. A Cheap Power. THE Low Initial Cost is the only expense in cured when you instal [ , . a MODEL 12 | .stpzl:ec (All-Steel Galvanised) Windmi...
CHURCH SERVICES [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
QHURCH SERVICES Divine service w?Il be hcldat Lancefield! rx>n Sunday nost as follows : CHURCH OP ENGLAND.- Palm Sunday, Aprilt>-Lnncetield 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; .."Cobaw 2.30.-Roy. J. Francis. ROMAN CATHOLIC,- -Lancefiold 9 a.m. and U a.m. METHODIST CHURCH.-Lancofield 11 a.m. '^.30 p.m.--Mr Stone. Monument Creek 11 - a.m.-Student. New'nnm 3 p.m,-Mr Stone. 'GuldieS p.m.-Student. PttESBYTERUK CHURCH.- Lancefield 11 .a.m.. -SpriugBeld 3 p,tn.~The Minister, Kochford 7 p.m.-The Assistant. CHURCH OF CHRIST, 11AGLAN*STREET 33Jible School 10 urn.. Communion 11 a,m. ..Evangelistic Servioe7 p.m.
Sound Advice. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
Sound Advice. The Murtdlcton footballers, wero re turning home after , having defeated their opronents, and . consequently several ol thorn had a .surfeit of. spirits. As tho train, drew up at ft v small stal Ion one of the party who ;appenr c&lt;l to ho ? more foolish cvou than Mho others-mid. who was sucking a, tivo-for-a-ponny eitfar, poppod his head out of tho carriage window and; addressed . mi elderly mini wlto .was leading a, donkey. " Ow niuch'U yer tuko for tho moke, guv'nor 7" . , Tho answer staggered tho youth arid convulsed those within hearing distanco. - ' -VYou'vo enough to do to Keep; yourseir, l«dv without buying an other, so draw in your head, and mind your ears against tho sides o' the window." A keen-eyed but obviously poor ly-educated settler in a colony:- iu its .pioneer stage took his over* grown son to u country school. "This 'ere boy's nrlor laming," .ho said to the schoolmaster. " What's yer bill o' fare V" "Our curriculum, sir," replied tho schoolm...
Mottoes on Doors. SOME REMARKABLE EXAMPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
Mottoes on Doors. SOME HEM AUK ABLE. EXAMPLES. From a collcctlon of mottoes in. scribed ou tho doora of tho dwell lugs of famous mon, published in tho "New York Tribune,''- wo tnko tho following Jack London looks bnclc wltli Bomolhing of tho prldo that apes humility to his youthful experiences as a trump. Novortheless, thuso experiences liavo not taught him hun pltnlity to tho masses. On tho front door of his homo in California this legend greots tin: wayfarer, "No admission ICxcopt on Business. No Business Transacted Ilcro." Tho baclc door Is equally forbid ding. "Plonao," so runs tho sign, "Do Not Entor Without Knocking, t'loaso Do Not Knock." There la n French proverb which says, "By reason of a punctuation mark Martin lost ills donkey." And thereby hangs a talo Over tho Ahboy of Asincllo, in .Italy (as nello, it may bo further oxpluined, is a diminutive, meaning ? a littlo ass) thoro onco presided a liberal-minded monk who caused tlieso' versos, to bo lnscrlboU over tho outsido ...
Wireless'Works Best During Storms at Sea. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
Wireless'Works Best Du ring Storms at Sea. 1 Mysterious n9 tho transmission of wireless messages scorns to tho aver ago Iny mind, there nro phases con nected with wireless telegraphy .which) Unfile Iho scientific mind as well. , ' Certain atmospheric conditions are I known to bo moro favonrnl.de to t ho ' transmission of wireless messages I than others. Thus, the reach of [ an instrument is always longer at ' night than in the daytime, and on a ' night following a cloudy day tho roach is many times as long. Tho ideal condition for transmission is a | cloudy clay across water, and many scientific minds aro puzzling thciu 1 selves to find some explanation for ' this. | IYofessor A. II. Taylor, on the ! subject of wifeless, calls attention to the fact that tho explanation I usually accepted is hardly ndmlssi-. bio. According to this theory | sunny days causo ionization of the air, that is, they cause disintegra tion by ultra-violet rays, liut Pro t fessor Taylor points out that loni/.a...
How Alcohol Makes You Slow and Inaccurate. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
How Alcohol Makes You Slow and Inaccurate. Tho common theory that a. small quantity of alcohol- at tho light lime and placo and in moderation is really helpful and serves to bring out some latent power of the body is not sustained by. tho following experiments : The late l)r. Nidge nmdo some ex* perimonts at a hospital on a group of len people, comprising medical students, porters, and nurses. ITo put up at tho ond of a corridor a row of letters, and got cnch moni tor of tho group to walk slowly from the other ond until tho letters could bo read, ot course changing tho . order of the letters in each case. A mark was made on tho floor to show tho spot whoro tho reading was done, and tho poison's initials placed beside it'.-. Then ho supplied them with beer In quanta I ties "ranging from half-a»pint to fts little aa onc-sixlccnth of a pint, f Oil repeating the test, not one of the group could now read tho let ters at tho spot where they for merly stood; all had to go nearer. In no cas...
For Pulleys. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
For Pulleys. Jn the accompanying skclch, r 6 represents n piece of Jino sliufliiig which is used lo carry pulleys clriv ititf various machines 1,y leather, belting. Curiously enough, a belt" will not slay (in a pulley' with a rim, us shown bv the 'tfguiV A;; but! will creep up over one of (he ris?; ing sides ami cntue ? olT, "All belts tend (o. run . into the' highest purt' of a driving pulley, tjjls reason pulleys &lt;\ro nmdi! : wilh-a rim, as shown by the figure OUV' ^;: (libbs-1"I'craonul appcaraiicc Is a helpful factor in business succcss." JHbbs-"Yes, and business : succcss is a helpful factor iu personal ap pearance."
THE FARM. CLOVER SICKNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
T H E" FARM-. -: v4- . ? CLOVER SICKNESS. The old Men that clover sickness In due to. the- exhaustion of. sumo noil constituent essential for tl»o growth of elbver Is now disproved (writes a contributor to the "British Journal of-Agriculture")1, uiiil.lt has been de finitely shown tlmt the disease i« of - TVnrnsitlc or.lgln. Unfortunately, two distinct pttrnsit'es nre equnliy capable of.'promotTng the disease-!hc one.lJb* . .Ins '"eoli-worm," Tjlonchan devasta-. !trii. and the other a fungus, called ?Sclc'rotinio. trifoliorhm. * I Kelworm Disease. -'Hie earliest, symptoms of the presence of the eel worrn.jltacftHO is'a yellowing ntvl wil ting- of. the leaves of small patches oi clover.'- The patches gradually in "crease in si'/e as the disease, spreads, and, may-, he easily noticed'.- from .a distance. Eventually the leaves dro0;> jin'i. dio, leaving hare and scorched looking patches In the crop. The above- symptoms also exactly des .crlbe the general appearance caused, by tho fu...
SILVER BEET AS A FORAGE PLANT. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
SILVER BEET AS A FORAGE PLANT. The results obtained from one acre ?of silver beet at Wclfast, noar Christ church on the experimental plots un der the control of Mr. Macpherson, are distinctly encouraging. A crop was sown on November lfit.h, and the ' first feeding oft was made on March 19th, when 243 sheep were put on for ,14 days, consuming in that time 51 tons. Other mobs were put on, each for 14 day«tj and they consumed the following quantities 24!) Jambs, ^18 tons ; 17L sheep, 30 tons ; 100 sheep, 27 tons ; 100 sheep, 2G Cons ; 151 sheep, 35 tons. A total of 1,014 sheep and lambs thus consumed 217 &lt; tons in 84 days ofl one ncrc, thus do-' monstrating the wonderful growth that is made by tho silver beet and its value as u green crop for sheep.
VALUE OF RYE CORN. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
VALUE OF HYJ£ COKN. The value of rye is most apparent after root cropB have, been a. partial failure, and; in such seasons a large area of it is sown. It relieves- the strain of providing keep, ami forms a connecting; link, be tween winter ami spring' feed.. It is very wholesome and .not*relaxing; to. ? the bowels like rapo groens. Jt.cn? jcoucag?s milk. in ,ewes, and makos a iplcasant changc for lambs,, especially, if they arc allowed to. run forward ^through "creeps. It is alBo/an excel lent preparation for roots,: ami is grown as a catch crop, botween them land the previous; corn crop. Aitcr it 'shoots into oar it coases- to bo of value, as, sheep keep, but, may he cut and carried to. horses., It may even .be left .for seeding as a cor.n crop,. : Bye^stravy cornel? in very useful >or thatching, 'an^L many farmers mako a practice of" sowing small area every year in rye for the sake of the straw.'
Student of Nature. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
Student of Nature. "Thanks/' snicl the tragedian, set ting clown his glass and absent mindedly pocketing my change, which lay upon tho bar between us. "Many thanks for your good opin ion. I always study from Nature ~from Nature, sir. In my acting you see, reflcctcd Nature herself." "Try this cigar, saidan admirer of Mature, reverently. "Now, where did you study that> expression of intense surprise that you assume in the. second act ?" * . "From Nature, sir ; from Nature. To securo that ^expression J asked an intimate personal frleiul to lend mc five pounds. He refused. This caused me 110 surprise. I tried, several more. Finally, 1 struck 0110 who was willing to oblige me, and, as he handed me the money, .X studied1 in a glass the expression of my own face. . I saw there/surprise, but H was not what I wanted. It was alloyed with suspicion that tho sovereigns might be bad. I was in despair." "Well?" said the other, breath lessly. V "Then an idea struck mo.1 I re-, solved ujton a de...
A THRILLING TALE. ENGLISH FAMILY'S FLIGHT IN PERU. EXTRAORDINARY NARRATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
A THRILLING TALE. KNOUSU FAMILY'S FLIGHT IN 'risuu. EXTRAOR1UNAKY NAllllATIVE. Tho remnrknbln story of Uio ad ventures of mi English family in tho interior of Torn was related Io fi Central News representative by Mrs. Evelyn Ankers, who is tem porarily resident at Twickenham, Mr. Sydney linymond Ankers, tile lady's husband, is an engineer, who wis engaged to take a motor '. launch to a Spanish rubber mng nato, the launch being intended for use in tho conveyniice of rubber on the Amnion. Mr. Ankers decide! to tako with him his wife and his little boy .-Derrick (Jim.) Mrs. Ankers ivas tho first white , woman to -penetrate to Mndre- de ? lUos,., nml.. her appearance there caused- something like consternation among tho: native women of the district, who ultimatelv gained suf .fiu.qiit,.., confidence to approach- near enough to tho white woman to tcnr. aivny every button from her dress. -.When the motor launch had beon put together, and the Indians had been drilled.. in the handling of i...
INTERESTING APPLE EXPERIMENT. THE USE OF LIGATURES. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
I INTERESTING APPLE kxpkri MBNT. . ; ' THE U813 OF LIGATURES.: A most Interesting experiment ii reported from Tasmania in regard to* apple-growing. Some trees of' the Al fristoii variety appeared to bo bent on .producing wood instead of fruit. Ligatures wero Applied to the trunks of. five, trees on January 14. The of1 feet wan. rotnarkable. The apples on tho trectf began to change colour nt once, until li> the end of February they werp' nearly all yellow, ani in splendid condition for export. The ligature.4*! consisted of stout wires, tightly bound round. As POOII as the fcuit. was gathered this was removed, and then, the trees made nearly a foot of Wooil before tho leaver, /ell in the autumn. Another change no ticeable was that the fruiting bran ches mado hotter development. Buniontsp-Paint them every second day with iodine till the soreness dis appear. : ^ 1922.
CHAPTER XV. DICK'S TEMPTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
CIIAl'TKR XV. DICK'S TEMPTATION. Dick had heard all the loregouig j conversation, and ho realised what it j meant. He knew that the pirate con templated another outrage, and ouOj infinitely worse than the shooting of j latke Radford. "Must I stand by and see it?" he! said to himsolf. "They wlU take this ( woman by force to tho cruiser, and she. is probably well-bred and a lady. Tho captain is right; alio ha&lt;l much better bo 'lead than fall into such ? ' I ca"'t Play a passive part mud longer. If j- hni) " pistol I J f'0,'l(I 1)0 "trongiy tcmptc&lt;l to shoot | that scoundrel, JnBOn 0orc. ^ it | might be Just ns well for mo, for I °m n doomed man, anyway. X can't SC°a i"1 icny l,opc in the future." r.r,ri\,i?at m0,ment 'hero was a stir of curiosity, and Dick's comrades closed compactly in front of him, blocking h s. rio* across the dock. Ho shifted his position and looked. The captain was at tho head of tho companion way, supporting on one arm a young and most boun...
PART 6. CHAPTER XIV. THE FATE OF THE TRATTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
R:\RT G. ? . CHAPTER'-XIV. THE FATE OF THE THA1T0U. '! Tho silence lasted for1 probably a minute, anil then Jason Goro* took a stop nearer the- trembling wretch. "Jjiiko -Radford; you have learned how far!my arm can-vouch > he Hftid, in lowj sharp, tones that 'woro intended only for bis own men ami tho prisoner. "Fool, traitor,, wily did you not realise your madness before it was too late ?'Did you Indeed hope to escape nvy vcngcanco-to evade tho punishment you so richly deserve ?M . "Mercy T'-camo. 111 a husky whisper from tho man's lips. . - "Shall I tell you what'l know?" Gore eoatinuod. "Listen! -You, one of my trusted-'agents sin London, hound, -by oath 'to bo truo. to our. community, weio tempted: and fell. I am JgnornntNof thV reaion,vbut it is cortain that you decided to sell the Kreat secucti tblltic«A&lt;lmlralty - to tho lJritish Government. However, I had mistrusted yotufor a Ions time, and you were constantly watched by other agents of mine. You learned or su...
THE DAIRY. HEAVY ROOT FEEDING. EFFECT ON THE MILK YIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
THE DAIRY, v HEAVY HOO.T FEEDING. . ' EFFECT ON TUB MI UC YIELD., An .experiment. was. recently, tried by Messrs. Lauder and; Fagan. at Edinburgh, on- the effects of> footling - an extra quantity ol roots, to milk cows with- regard to- the results on the milk yield. The quantity . and quality ol the mU'c were noted,^antl'. incident)/ a test was made how f:r turnips would replace the expensive, food commonly used for fowling.'The turnip ration ww* as follows per head daily Bean meaJ, 21b bran, 21b. ; turnips, J12rt>. ; hay, 1511*. ; having an albuminoid, ratio of' 1 to I I. The concentrated ration was: .Bcan moalv- 2lt>. ; bran; -2tyr;;"- peas? meal, 41b.; dried brewers' grains, 2ft). ; turnipa, 40!b. ; hay, lf»lb. ; hav ing a ratio of I to 7.R. Among the .conclusions arrived at is that the richest milk was not obtained from the -ration with the largest amount of digestible fat*; that, indeed, more fat was found in. the milk than was fed in the rations, and that therefore th...
CHAPTER XVI. BEHIND THE FOG. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
CHAPTER XVI. BEHIND THE FOG. Ifc.nWas iiowi but little more than, half-past ton o'clock, and within aji hour the weather had changed from fair 'to^foul; and gave-promise of an. ugly day. Murky clouds sent- down a fine drizzle, an;I the. still air was raw and cutting. A grey mist was slowly settling over the sea ; already the horizon was/limited to a narrow ra dius. The launch and the jolly-boat ploughed on Mdo bj side until tbey reached the point whero sopamtion was obvious.' Then Montejo leaned over the gunwale towards Captain Gore. "You had better give, mo the girl," he said. "No ; X Hhall^iic'.'!) her under my I protection," Gore replied. "She will be safer and' more comfortable on the cruiser." "But surely Lucille is the proper persou to look after her?" 1 "That's true," assented Gore, "and I Intend that you shall transfer your I sister to "the" cruiser at the first op I portimlty. But not now. I want to get away from, these waters as soon as possible;" I "All right," Monlejo an...
Fortunes [?] Old Prints. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 3 April 1914
cMk. as* w« g»o«r»Wy col or wcntly th* wrtMr lookiac »t a col toetlon of ®M prUt* in » rtop, wb«n two fowl xm& itopptA to w®»* "That't rather a nice thtftg," Mid om. "I wonder If they would taks fcaB * sotsreiga for. it?" "Ye«, fM fce gl*d *°«" otoer. It wm a ge&ui&e Half, and would j have bWc cheap at anf thing up to fiv^and-thlrty pounds. Theirs wu the little knowledge which Is a dan gerous thing, and if- either of those you&g men h*i owned instead of covetl&g that £rlfct he might easily have parted with a valuable poe .eeston to eoaie astute collector for m twentieth part of its market price. Years of Study-and not very pro fitable etwdy at that-are necessary to thoroughly understand eld prints from the commercial side; but it is eaie to ewpect any old print of being rateable, particularly it it is sought after, »M before waking a bargain, either to sell or to buy, it is.best to obtain the'opinion of an. jfOfpert. Hen who know wiU spend a l...