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THE TIDES High water at Marlo and Conran. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
THE TIDES. High water at Marlo and. Conran. Friday, Apr. 17, 1.42 a.m. 2.5 p.m. Saturday, ,, 18, 2 26 ,, 2 48 ,, Sunday, ,, 19, :3 9 ,, 3.31 ,, Monday, ,, 20, 3 51 ,, 4.13 Tuesday, ,, 21, 4.35 ,, 4.54 ,, Wednesday, 22, 5.23 ,, 5 49 ,, Thursday, ,, 23, 6.15 ,, 6.48 ,, Friday, ,, 24, 7.11 ,, 7.39 ,, Saturday, ,, 25. 8.6 ,, 8.33 ,, Sunday, ,. 26, 8.59 ,, 9.24 , Monday, ,. 27, 9.47 ,, 10.11 ,, Tuesday, ,, 28, 10.33 ,, 10.55,, Wednesday,, 29. 11.17 ,, 11.89 ,, Thursday ,, 80, - ,, 12.1 These timns may vary aacnrding to weather conditions, westerly winds causing the tides to hold up later.
Overcrowding the New World. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
Overcrowding the New World. The area of the United States. exclud ing Alaska, is just 3,000,000 square miles ; the average density of the New England States is seventy-one inhabitants to the square mile, so that it may be said that the Union could easily support 210,000,000 souls, or L'.a ?y i its present popula tion. Meantime other vast fields are opening to invite immigrants. Canada, Brazil, Spanish America, and Australia are each of them larger than the Uni.ed States. Each of them could find room for 200,000,000 settlers, which shows that there is no motive to fear that the world will be overcrowded for many centuries to come.-M. G. Mulhall, in " North American Review."
To Preserve Ginger. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
To Preserve Ginger. Place the quantity of root ginger you ,require into boiling water every night and morning for fifteen days. Then re Jmove the outside skin with a sharp knife. Boil the ginger in water till quite !tender, then cut In lengths. Prepare a syrup of 11b. of sugar to half-a-pint of water. Clarify it, and put the ginger in it. Boil it till clear. Allow the pre serve to become quite cold before placing lit in jars. Lay brandy paper on the top, and then tie down with white pa.per, Keep in a cool, dry place.
Jelly Tarts. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
Jelly Tarts. Make some good puff-paste, and cut it into 4in. squares, fold the corners of each towards the centre, not pressing down flat, or allowing them to meet. These "cases" are intended to be filled with jelly or jam just before serving, and if you wish them to keep their shape put a dessertspoonful of uncooked rice in the centre of each square. Place in a sharp oven, and bake ten minutes. When cold shake out the rice, and orna ment the pastry with a little sugar icing, prepared as follows :-Beat the white of one egg to a stiff froth, then add oaz. of caster or icing sugar, the juice of a lemon, or a few drops of rose water. Beat the mixture till it hangs about a fork in flakes, then garnish the pastry. dipping the knife in cold water cca sionally. Stand the tarts in the oven with the door open, or before the fire. and remove as soon as the sugar begins to harden. This kind of icing should never be put on pastry or cakes before they are cold, or it will not harden.
Chocolate Mange. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
Chocolate Mange. Soak half-an-ounce of gelatine in a little cold water for two hours. Place the soaked gelatine, one and a-half ounces of sugar, and two ounces of .-good. grated chocolate in a basin, and stand it in a saucepan with 2in. of boiling water in it. Stir till all is .dissolved,,.then strain through muslin into d, pint.of lukewarm milk, and place in a tvet mould. Those who have a. dairy should 'add a gill of whipped cream .to.. the, chocolate mange before putting it into the mould.
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER (from our Special Correspondent.) An industry which is not new, but which seems to be developing, has been Smuch in evidence. lately. It is that in ' which ladies inore ore less young, sow harrowing tales of blighted hopes and manugled affections into the eari of -sympavh' tic jurymen, and reap sub?? stanuial crops in the shape of daliin"g,u. Like all enterprises that open up pros pects of big easy money--to wt, pie cureo.shows, dance halls, and ''aingo .tes--tiis will probably be exploi -d for all it is worth. But the fickl for it is. not likely to remain easy . Like thie wild duck a few days after the opening of the season, the quarry is likely to become wary. It, thereforo, does not call for an altogether absurd stretch of imagination to carry us for ward to the time when the stationers will stock, in addition to the custom ary forms for making a will and such like, blank agreement forms which can readily be filled in with a fountain pen or indelible pencil, by t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
Too Weak To Walk DUE TO WORM FEVER. RELIEF AFFORDED BY COMSTOCK'S "DEAD SHOT" WORM PELLETS. "My little girl, now four and a half.years of age, was suffering for over four years," writes Mrs. F. " V Weiss, of 96 Redfern - st. Redfern, tt>? , Sydney, v `ý a N.S.W. "She appeared to S have co n Ssumption of the bowels, S and I took her to the 'hospital, /, 7" where they prescrib ed ,ro.ns al'hro. powders which I gave her, but did not seem to do any good. I then discovered she had Worm Fever, and tried vari ous medicines, which, although they caused her to pass some worms, only afforded temporary relief. One day I received one of your books describ ing what Comstock's 'Dead Shot' Worm Pellets had done for other children, and I straight away pro cured a packet. After the first dose the result was simply marvellous, the child passing hundreds of worms. This was four months ago, I have since continued the treatment and feel sure she is now practically rid of them. Whereas previously my d...
DITCHING WITH DYNAMITE. AN AMERICAN PLAN. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
DITCHING WITH DYNAMITE. AN AMEyRICAN PLAN.' A?. great deal is being said nowadays about:ditching with dynamite, says. it. 1. Bonebrighl, in a recent numbner ol "'armr, Stock and Hqok e," an Ameri can farmer's paLper. Inl nearly every case ithe clhepiCess of the ditches anu tle ease with which the work is accoln pulshed are strongly emphasised.. In general, ditelminig with dynamite is cheap, it is quick, and in nearly al cases it is satsiactory. Hlowever, ii one wishes to lay tile in the ditch aftel it is dug, dynamite should not be used. Too much of tile dirt is. blown a long distance from the ditch, and so scat tered that it cannot be gathered up and filled intb the ditch. HOW Ti) GO ABOUT IT. If an open ditch of any considerabh size is desired, the processs of digging it with dynamite is about as follows First, the location of the ditch is de ternuied either by the flow of flooc water, or by someone who understands the use of thel surveyor's level. If tihe ground is very wet so th...
WEDDING BIRKIN-MADDERN [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
- WEDDING BIRKIN-MADDERN A wedding of considerable local in terest took place on the 8th inst. at St. James's Church, Orbost, when Miss Emma Maddern, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs W. WV. Maddern, of Orbost, was married to Mr Alan H. Birkin, eldest son of Mr G. Birkin, of Bunyip. The church was filled with relations and friends, Rev. L. M. Nancarrow being the officiating minister. The bride was given away by her father; Misses 0 Maddern and I. Birkin were bridesmaids, MAr G. Ford best man, and Mr Bert. Maddern gr.omsman. The bride was attired in cream silk with wreath and veil and the bridesmaids in cream silk voile. Mr F. Herbert played the Wed ding March at the close of the cere mony. The wedding breakfast was held at the Commonwealth Hotel, over 50 being present. The health of the bride and bridegroom were proposed by the Rev. L. M. Nancarrow, and that of the bride's parents by Mr G. Nixon, The bridesmaids were similarly honored. The newly-married couple left by motor, and will sp...
NEWS SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
S' WS, ' SUMMAY. . .Extie·oely high piices for. sitd b;il lwere obthied,- ant. ul Sydney show uo . .inesiay.: Tlle Trust and Agency Co. of Aus tralasia Ltdi: lhas declared a dividend uf :l p-r cent., while £13,000 is trans eii reid to reserve, fund.. ueiges; Carlpen'er,.ithe Firench box uig -h.unpibn, IS aSKing that £11,000 instead or £10,000, bae odged for :him in a l'aris bank prior to, is making, ,itl visit to Australia. The revenue collected at the -Custom House on April 8 amounted to:---?c venue, £18.l,406/1/4; State, £491/1/2 * contillgent, .£28/19/9; pilotage, £206 i5/o; wharfaige, £t9667/11/. . .lr. Catani, chief engineer of the iiabiice Works department, . las been quoted as having stated .that it w.uld i.ot be long ere the irrigation of.Gipps laid wouil be under'akmi by the tiuv ernmient. ThIa Brisbane Electric Tramways Iin vestmcnt Co. Ltd. has declared a dividend at the rate of S per cent. The sum of £40,000 is carried to re serve, and a balarlce of £3125 is car ried for...
CHECKING WASHOUTS [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
CHECKING WASHOUTS One of the" problems which alm wt every gardener-in the hills hasto face is the erosion of the soil by heavy falls of rain. Sometimes serious and irre parable damage is wrought. Not only is valuable earth removed, but th , gullies formed greatiy increase the diffi culties in and the cost of working .h,. land. In the LEADER acorrespondent. writes:-A remedy found effective here is to check the fl ,w of water by dividing it up into small quantities. With the plough make smrnll ditches around or alongside the hill A single furr w i sufficient. Turn the furrow t., thL, lower side. Do this every 40 feet. and allow just sufficient-fall to carry.,;ff the water. The tess fall the, better, as it allows the debris to settle -i the checks Whenever the furr we cross the gullies make che,.ks of em.ll brush, tramiling it solid. Do not use stone?. N ,othing will d. as well as b-u.h. By and-by the furrows and checks will he Iiv-el,.fi 1 of sand and debris. This will not only preven...
CYCLE SUNDRIES [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
CYCLE SUNDRIES 1'atLirn Axles, bracket, 1/6, front 6,, nlack id; Brauket Oups, 9d4; Cones 6di VUear nhoeld, 3/6; Tool Bags, Ud, I/, 1./6; 1rakes, front, 1/11, 2/o, 3/6, 4/16i *...-i, oack, 6/6; bells, 6d, 1/, 1/3, counLluu:us ringing, 1/5; Carbide, 4t, *;. Lbcl:ug Capes, 7/6, 8/6, 10/6; tt' i,'i;tbrocation ud, 1/; Our Playing Jurdu, 3d; British Carriers, with Z i ';1p,, il; others, 2/6 to 8/6; Chains. R/6; Itenolds Block, 4/11; Roller, 5/6; Lion and Arrow, 3/6; Perry, first qaal ity, 4;6; Chain Grease, Id; Toe Olips -Depose, 1Od; John Bull, 6d; Wire, 6d; Ta Straps, 9d, 1/, 1/3. Trousers Clips, bands, Id; plated, 3d; lock, 6d; Cyoling Shues 6,6, Hartley 8/6; Hector 9/6; Cyclomteers, Veeder, 10,000 miles 3/6; "Trp," latest model, .7/6; Drese ord,, 18 ycis., t?d. Mesh Dress Guards, Ena.mel-Hartley, bla.ck, 6d; Blumes, black or colors, Gd; Frame Protectors, 4d.; iadle Coaster Free Wheel, com plete, with enamelled or plated rim, 21/; Free Wheel Clutches, 1/11, 2/; :Etrr-'s, 316; li.S.A.,...
THE MEAT TRADE DALGETY'S REVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
THE MEAT TRADE DALOETY'S REVIEW. The increased demand for meat, which is making itself felt in the com mercial centres in many of the cities of the world, the new opening of markets and the prognostications that there will be a shortage of supply both in mutton and beef in the future, are evoking con siderable attention among stock-owners of Queensland. It is evident that a great opportunity has arisen for exten ded operations, and that some prepara tions should be made to meet it. New works, too, with every modern facility for treating a large amount of stock will soon be opened on the banks of the Brisbane River. and further supplies will he needed, and the question is being asked with some concern: Will they be forthcoming. With respect to the, sheep and lamb?, the. increase in numbers returned during the past two or three years has not been very satis factory, owing partly to thle larger quantity being operated upon at the meat works, and partly to the short spells of droughty w...
PATENTS AND INVENTIONS. OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
PATENTS AaD, INVENTIONS. OFFICIAL PItOCEDINGS. Messrs. G. G . l Turii & Co., Patent Attorieys, of the: Rlaito, 49J. Coilins atreet, Meibourne, report that specifi catuonS, or the toilowing" inventions have been officially aecepted and opened or inspection .by t'he Commissioner for Patents. Abridgmients of the specl lications may be in?pected, without fee, at cheir othffe. irnt Well Duoars-to hold tilhe open, llnd w\len Lhe I n e aS. LO c?IOe. lihini automatioaliy.-W*. H. Alsop-8301. Steering Disc Ploughs-to deal w:lht sloping ground, and enable a true furrow to be made. J. Gullidge-6?5 5. Explosion Eigine Silencer-contains series of concentric cuamblrs-spiral rested.-The Maxim Silencer Co-8600. '" 'utomatic Samplier for Tailings paddle whee--spur wheel-soooo-run ning stsream of 'tailings-sample recei ver. T. B. Tazewou-8782. Non- tefihable Bottle.-lias a non return disk valve, pivoted to a cork, sealing ring, etc. J. F. and O. P. iO'Bri: u--lu,050. The problem still attracts...
YOUR BILLIONS OF ANCESTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
YOUR BILLIONS OF ANCESTORS. Hlave you ever stopped to think how many male and female ancestors it took to bring you into the world ? First, of course, it rras necessary to have a father and mnother, and the father and. mother of each of us must have had a father and mother, and so on back through fifty-six genera tions to' the time of Christ. A careful calculation of all these ancestors shows that there must have been 139,235,017,489,534,976 births to bring one of us into the world. and this is onily~: frii the tiime=of Christ, and not front .the beginning of the world. According to one aiuthoi ity, if from a single couple for five': thousand years each husband and wife had tnarried.n at the age of twenty-one, and there had been no deaths, the population of the earth would be 2,199,915, followed by .d14 ciphers. To hold such a..population, it would take several worlds the size of ours.
THE COLD WAS BEST. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
THE COLD WAS BEST, Mr. Triieure (arxiously) : !'My dear boy, .what a dredful cold you have !' Mr. Strongman : '-'Yes. 1 get. a, cold now. end, then. My only ail ment.' Mr. ,Tricure L;'But that's very. wrong. I never get cold, and you. wouldn't, either, if you treated your self as I do." Mr. Strongma "'Well, hdw, ;:for instance ?" Mr. Tricure : ".28 take :a .Russian bath every week-it', cxcellent, far my rhumatisma I find?-and miassage twice a week ; that's::, foi .iinsomiania. I really. sleep more ::thlai thirce hours every night. Then i'a cold .plunge first thing: 'eery morning for my lungs, and a two-niile'. walkr. I i.el dom take any breakfast~; dyspepsia's too bad.' I drink abolut three quarts of hot. water during the day for my liver, and- then I use a nerve tonic at night. I tell you, my boy, if you'd follow my customs-" Mr. Strongman : '.Oh, thanks- but-er-er-I think I'd rather have a cold.'"
THE ART OF CONVERSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
THE ART OF CONVERSATION. ----~-+- liemcmber when you converse thal 'others like to hear their own voicoe as well as yours. Be careful, howover inuch. you fee moved to talk-and you may talk nmuch if 'you have much to say-to gire others space, for reply,. After ex acting attention, do not forget to be patient and receptive in 'your turn. People are iieeri happy 'when label led second best, noir will you ever be personally .liked nif 'you rivet upon them a sense of their o0wn inferiority, 6r prevent them frontm .shining or do ing themselves justice. Encourage people-to talk on what interests them.' A ian may be dull on all topics but 'one find that one out, and he will -.take you to his heart-aye, to his heart of hearts. You may also learn something. Don't be too eager to shine. If yoli can't shine without effort, better not shine at all ; it won't be a suce cess; Don't sneer at trade of commerce in the presence of sdif-made men, Don't talk of gentlefolk and gentle men over much; or br...
EYE-OPENERS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
EYE-OPENERS. Wide open eyes are indicative of rashness. Sinall cyes are conunmmonly supposed to indicate cinning. Side-glancingg cyes arc always to be distrusted. Eyes in rapid and conistant niotion betoken anxiety, fcar. or care. An eye, the upper lid ofi :;hi?1h ps ses herizontally-across the pupil, in dlates mental auiliity. . . Eyes of any colouri, ithi weal brows and long, .concavet. lashes, are indicative of t feeble constitutioln. cEyes that are wide apart, are said by physkognomists to. indicate grea.t intelligence and tenacious mtemoryg
A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
A.N,A. -* The Orbost branch of tile A N.A. was formally opened in the 7th inst. by Mr A. M. Taylor, Chief President it Victoria. Mr Crosbie, a member of the Board of Directors, was present, and also Messrs Tait and Downie, delegates from the Batrnsdale branch. The open ing ceremony took place in the com marcial room of the Club Hotel, where the new members were duly admitted and the officars installed. Forty mem bars were enrolled " and officers were in atalled as under:-President, Mir C Arkins; vice-president, Mr A. J. Simp son; treasurer, Mr J. I. Henry; secre tary, Mr W. Yandle; assistant secre tiry, Mr W. H. Porter; auditors, Messrs J. Al. Sinclair and J. Davir; committee, Mlessrs P. McKinnon, J. K]avanagh, H. Coverdilo and J. McKinnon; medical ,fficer and dispen ser, Dr Kerr; trustees, Mlessrs H. C. Slatterie, A. E. Rodwell and L. Ross. Subsequently the members met at a smoke night in the Commonwealth Hotel, and after the toast of the King had been duly honored, the chairman, M...
WHAT YOU LOOK LIKE TO BABY. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 17 April 1914
WHAT YOU LOOK LIKE TO L~AY. -4----- A new-born baby imust have a curious idea of the world. Every thing seims exactly the same distance from the eyes, and it sees only a flat surface. It is a long time before the baby learns that objects are solid. Althqugh the baby-can see -the mo ment its eyes open, it cannot hear until the second day of its existence. Smell and taste are quite confused at first, and not until the fourth or lifth week can it focus cbjects in the eye. Consequently everything seems blurred and mixed up d?iur?ig th filrst month of life. Ip, 1a long time after, all things arIp ot one colour, probably a whitish grey. Only when the baby is four inpnths old does it begin to distlh guish colours. But from the mloment of birtli it. i?es a very keen sense of touchI i~'t was careless,"' mused thl6 patent medicine advertising manager, in a melancholy tone. -"To what do you refel c~- inquired his friend. "The way ill .ahicli ?l?sy uitt thai prima donna's opinou o.f oQrr cure f...