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Your Skin Changes Every Month. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
Your Skin Chances Every Month. It takes but four weeks to completely re- new the human epidermis. You have new eyelashes every five months; you shed your finger-nails in about the same period ; and the nails of your toes are entirely renewed annually. The white of the eye, known ns the cornea, is in a continual state of renewal, being kept clear and clean by the soft friction of the . eyelids. These ore a few manifestations of the re- storative powers retained by man, who is less fortunate than tha'lowcr animals. Crabs can grow fresh limbs, the snail can renew even a large portion of its head; with eyes and feelers, lizards do not worry abouti tho loss of a tail, and if you make a out in the caudal appendage of some of these last-, mentioned creatures they will grow another tail straight a\\'aj, and rejoice in the posses q'ton af two 1' But man still possesses the wonderful re- storative little cells which scientific men call leuococytes. They are always coursing through the body to...
Earth's Central Heat. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
1 . ' Earth's Central Heat: Tn the report of thoîlast coal commission the conclusion ia arri veil nt that at a depth of 3,000 feet the temperature of the earth j would awapntjte^OS degrees Fahrenheit, but i it was considered that a depth of at least ¡'4,000 'feet* might, ultimately, he reached'iii bon! mining,' says the Engineering Magazine. ¡ Tho rate"of increhse; the' ' commissioners i thought, might for ordinary cases be as- sumed to be one degree Fahrenheit for every sixty feet, but it is in reality impossible to give any fixed rate of increase. The report I ot the British Association committee on un- derground temperatures during the lost thirty. years tends to show, not only that the tem- perature gradient varies, considerably in dit? fereñt locaHtics,"bút that it is not easy to re I duce a fixer! law of increase applicable td all coses.."Irr some parts of Western America the heat at 3,000 feet is almost unbearable, while at the Calumet sr.d Beela copper mine in North Mfah'flW...
CONCERNING TANTALUM. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
- COXCEIIXIXG TAXTALU3I. " Tantalum is a remarkable instance of a metal being known for over a century before its valuable properties were noticed. Its existence ¡was first indicated in 1802, in a mineral con- taining .also iron and\ manganese, where it plays the part of an acid, and in the course of a dozen years the element had been isolated, j But it remained ¿ mere curiosity, partly by the difficulty in reducing it, part- ly by reason of its supposed rarity. The late Henry Moisson, with his electric furnace, was the first to pre- pare any considerante quantity of t, lin 1V02. He had a hard, brittle j moss, fusible ' with difficulty, which seemed to "have no useful proper- ties. Thc peculiarities of tantalum were in fact; masked) py thc .traces ! of oarbon which remaineu combined. ! with it. Thc attempt to find a bet I ter substance than carbon foi- the filaments of, incandescent light ?has changed ali this. Carbon volatilises | at a high temperature, and its con- ductivity incre...
General News. YULETIDE CURIOSITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
General News. .YULETIDE ÜUIU.OSITIES. [ Christmas is said to be sometimes abused by .the-practice oí over-bating, but tho heart' of .the greatest gor mand ser would sinK were he faced by sionie^bf the big Christmas caKes and puddings mentioned below, : One of tho largest ever made in America was that which appeared in thc festivities at the residence of a Chicago millionaire eluting thc last Christmas of thc nineteenth century. It. was also, perhaps, the richest eake, for in addition to hundreds of pounds of currants, raisins, and the other usual ingredients, in its vari- ous parts were 25 gold watches stud- ded with gems, 50 gold rings set with precious stones, half a dozen bracelets, similarly adorned, and a number af other valuable articles. After the youngest girl present had cut for herself the first slice, the guests were at. liberty to help them- selves. One young lady must have done so repeatedly, for, on her eva confess on, her slices yielded her one watch, a bangle, three ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
Summer Season's Drapery & Clothing, 1907. : OUR SECOND SHIPMENT . Op SEASONABLE SUMMER GOODS is now to hand, and comprises, '. " . among many other choice goods, the following : Corsets, Laces, Embroideries, Rushings, Ribbons, Flowers, Veilings, Umbrellas, White and Dark Ground Cambrics, Pongees, Lawns,.Zephyrs, French Muslins, Apron - Lawns (Tucked Skirt Lawns), Delairiettes, Batistes, Cretonnes, Lace Curtains, Bengal Stripe-Lace Hangings, Quilts, Sheetings, Table Linens, Mosquito Nets, Floor Cloths, Mattings; Mats, Towels, Table Linen, Dowlas, Glass Cloths, Canvas, Calicoes, Drills, Suitings, Galateas, American Leathers, Waterproof .Sheetings, Valance Nets, &c. BURNS. PHILP & CO.. Limited.
The Rifle. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
The Rifle. :. At ti committee meeting of the Cairns Rifle Club held on Saturday bight ft good muster turned up. Ar- rangements regarding the visit of the Cairns team to Herberton are well under way. Captain Lilley, with his usual in- terest for the welfare of riflemen, has donated two guineas to be distribut ied as prizes for a shoot to he.hcid over thc D.C.L. ranges on ¡the 21st and 22nd inst. After this shoot it is anticipated the selection committee will announce tho 12 men selected to visit Herber- ton. Tho committee, have decided to hnvo five cash prizes and three range prizes for tho shoot named. The guinea for th« first 102 was passed to D. Denn, and it is announ- ced the club will give u guinea for the next 102. May there be three or four nt Herberton. It is V'cry probable a team will leave Cairns next Saturday to put in a practice at the new Herberton run- ge which has just been opened. The new rifle range has been ap- proved pf for Cairns, ami nil that is «ow need«! i« mos...
Mining Wires. THE EINASLEIGH RUSH. EXTENT AND PROSPECTS. (By Telegraph.) GEORGETOWN, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
Mining Wires. 'THE; EINASLEIGH RUSH.1 .EXTENT AND PROSPECTS. (Dy^Telcgraph.) i,¡ .GEORGETOWN, Wednesday. The latest oliicial information from thc Oak Creek .alluvial, rush, 30 miles up] the Copperfield V River froto Einasleigh is to thc effect that from 70 to 100 ounces of gold have been obtained there since Septem- ber last'/ There arc about 00 loads' of -wash dirt' stacked, awaiting rain which is badly wanted. This dirt stacked is estimated to contain 30 dwts ;of gold [.er load. The wash is in narrow gullies ,and appears) j to have been shed from leaders in the porphyry hills near l>y. It is rich in places, but not exten- sive. About a square mile has been proved to be auriferous. , JTho wash, or surface dirt is being, packed à disi tance of one milo, to water. Generally, tho flei^j^cposldcreü a fair one for ; fossickers, but offers poor prospects for incn who ore in work. There aro already 60 men on tho ground, which is probably moro 'than the pince can support. Miners aro cau...
ETHERIDGE VISITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
" ETHERIDGE VISITOBS. Intending visitors to the Etheridge can make arrangements for visiting the various portions of. the field by wiring to William Cramb, Auctioneer Georgetown. Buggies can always bo arranged for if orders are wired in advance. This obviates annoying de-' lays which often occur when visitors reach Georgetown and find a diffi- culty in obtaining suitable : and prompt means bf being conveyed to the outlying portions of the field. Mr. Cramb also supplies at short notice all information required re- garding mining Investments, etc*
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
FURNITURE Best Quality ! . BEDSTEADS. In endless'designs, either 'Four f .' poster or Half "Tester, 4ft. Oin., . 8ft. 6in., 3ft., and 2ft. 6in. ji- ' ??? ?.=? ?-? ' ? MATTRESSES. Of every size, either in wire, '" Kapoc or Fibre. My new premises, 33ft. by 160ft., ore' fully stocked with every re- quisite necessary for a well furnished house. Newest Designs ! SILKY OAK, CEDAR AND PINE . Bedroom Suites, Wardrobes, Chests of Drawers, Duchess Chests, Toilet Tablesi Washstands, ? and Side- boards. STRAW SUITES. The very latest for tho Tropica. Lowest Prices ! Write for Quotations. BAMBOO AND PITH SUITES, WICKER WARE. RATTAN CHAIRS AND LOUNGES. My selection is good. Inspect for yourself. BAMBOO BLINDS : In ali sizes. CROBKERY and GLASSWARE : ii At Bedrock prices. TOILET SETS.-A Speciality. LINOLEUMS, MATTINGS & RUGS. KITCHEN WARE, ENAMEL WARE. TUBS, BUCKETS & BRUSHWARE. STOVES. . CUTLERY and E.P. WARE. . .&lt;./ SADDLERY & HARNESS. ' SECOND-HAND FURNITURE, s...
THE REASON WHY DR. SHELDON'S DIGESTIVE TABULES CURE INDIGESTION, DYSPEPSIA, AND ALL STOMACH TROUBLES, [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
THE REASON WHY DR. SHEL- DON'S DIGESTIVE TABULES CURE INDIGESTION, DYSPEP SL\, AND ALL STOMACH TROU- BLES, ls that they actually contain all oí the natural digestants as found ic a healthy stomach. Unlike many so-called indigestion 1 cures, these tabules are neiiher laxative or these tabules are neither laxative or cathartic, and do not act upon the bowels in any way for in indigestion dr dyspepsia the wholo trouble is the stomach and not the bowels. No one ever suffered from indigestion or dy- spepsia whose stomach was in a healthy condition. When the stomach is out of order, do not go . without food,; or irritate~your stomach with., cathartics, but takB somo natural div gestaut which will digest " what you eat, thus assisting ibu stomach to re "gain its normal health and vigor. Dr. ¡sheldon's Digestive Tabunlcs is the only preparation which contains nil the known digestants, and which will digest all kinds of food. These tabu- les are not a! medicine which is ad\ cr tised to cure ...
BRIGADE DONATION. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
BRIGADE-DONATION. The Superintendent ol' the Cairns Ambulance Brigade informed ta "Post" représentative yesterday morning that ho lind fccoiMwt from the Mulgrave Ynrirt->f /Entertainers, per medium of Messrs P. Kendrick, (treasurer) nnd P. W. Drew (secret- ary), the sum of £20, being thc pro. coeds of the recent concert at Kelson in aid of the brigade. 'Thc donation will, of course, claim; Government subsidy, and with this added the funds of the institution will benefit to, thc extent of £50. . DRYDEN'S FAMOUS EMBROCA* TIOS far BHIOUTISIL
SOUTHERN QUOTATIONS. BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
'SOUTHER* QUOTATIONS. ' : . BMSBANÈ; Chillagoe, b 3/6, s 3/8 ^ Dalziell's, b 2/4, a 2/9, Gilmore's, b 6/8, s 6/10 Mount Molloy, b 9/8, s.9/11 . Mungana Co., b 6/3; s 6/9 O.K;, b 4/6 ADEL.VTD13, nX/b W s 4/9 . Mungana Co-¿ b 6/7 ' Mount Molloy, b 9/7, a 10/ ' * CHARTERS i TOWERS. Z'urhntn Consols,-b 3/-».r ... : Mount Molloy, 1> 9/J0I"B 10/8Í. : H. Mungana Co., b 6/6,fS 7/3 &lt; O.K., b 4/10. s 5/2 Dalricll's, t; 2/2, s 2/6 Gilmore's, b 6/4 ' ; . :