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FARM HANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 24 April 1914
At a meeting or toe torrabie briacmn of t?e Ouu?at ut?utu aanll lihureau o, Agriculture, .air. " t. ?C. ,\esLOl teLa, a paper, In w'h-lcir lic e ,ar:il li' a, distlrict hlte our owln rt .;" in the avoe:ago seasonUl, utliliicLt. to. o ainn suiLabio itbut it sin avnlerage wage, but I iii surle tliat, with ateienlOII ±1o tie. wo:iautre i- toLU o _se , ,:euxupiy .l5 will not ony Lkeiep tne good empioyees we Ihave, ou? ill in tiue lnave a bigger' stuppl . hiven' thOlugl. we nmay not inve a uriplus or 1mOn;, we calninot oe too partioular or tllose we, employ. 11 we only emp:oy time besst, Cen only the best ileun \w?ll pplj)y or eIPll loylntieut. 111 Illy minad the m?n we wa.lt is ne who. IWUoIS, not inertly OI" tlleSLsale or e arl. ing a living, but who hass ror 1us ou jert tilas or ultimate±y becoming an ,em ployer hlmseil. '.'&s ltass o0 mlan is -the ideal. 'So takes moure interest in his work and in uomg it well, and sllows more consloerLatlui towar.'d his employer than tho man...
INCREASING FAT PERCENTAGE OF MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 24 April 1914
INCREASING FAT PERCENTAGE OF MILK. In an artiole entitled, "Facts Elicited by Danish, German and Swedish Cow Testing Associations," in " Hoard's Dairyman," J. J. Durnle says: ltegaualnug the possiitity or increas ing cue fat porcentage of the milk through the use of s;iected anlnals lor breeding the nmvestigations show: 1. l'ne possibility ou increasing the fat percentage of the mik is beyond all doubt feasible through careful seection. 2. In dividing a hlerd into two sec tions, namely, those that throw after the bull and those that throw after the cow, .the owner is able to substantiate with considerable precision the iniliuence .of each parent animal on the offiepriiig. 3.:. The inluence of biuls may be traced by comparing the average null: yield and fat peroentage of the heifers siredl..by them with that of their dams and;, if po?siblo, granddams at the same age. 4. The influence of the bull's dam and granddam on the fat percentage in the milk of the heifers sired by him nas been...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 24 April 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS (By "Ambrosine.") ,'jr whole costume suits you will be surprised to sue .now the little bolero coat?is creeping back to fashion. hut instead of iT being cut off just at the waist it is covered with a wide draped .sash, and below it oin ho skirt comes what wI-e call either a pupiuim or tullo. ii you wear the skirt indoors with a blouse 'the sasu still does duty in pull ing tho coscume togethor. 'Ilere is no doubt' that these little boleros can be niadt smart, and ror certain fuoliions made up in glace silks they will be im mensely popular, for you can so easuy when driving wear some form of wrap which covers the entire costume, and winch keeps you warm and free of dust. 'But Ithink the bolero requires a slim, girlish figure; you must be slight everywhere to wear so trying a garment. , ou get no help from it below the waist. The figure is cut in twain . There is another thing, too, which imust be considered: Since the bolero went into retreat the outline of wornen's ...
MARKETS. WHEAT AND OTHER PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 24 April 1914
MARKETS. . VHEA 1 AND OT'lJER PRODUOE: •Wheat.-'J'ho .nmarket has remainedl quiet !in tone, the supply offering, be ing limited, and the deman:d only mo dcerato. Parcels are quoted ait 3/9 to 3/94,.seller's asking uio to 3/90. Siaill fariners' lots. in tfe couintry 'no lquob ed on the basis of 3/8k not. Busmness lhas been dono in anediuni wheat in town at 3/8½. ]Flour.-The Associa?tion prioes for local consumption is £9 delivorled. Brani and Pollard.-The Association price- for both articles is £5 delivered. ,B'arloy.--There are few buyers, and values acre nominal. Good to ,prime, Eilglish malting is quoted at 3/ to 3/4, and Cape mnalting at 2'/ to 2/3, and oc casionally 2/4. Oa'ts:-A fair business has been done in Algerian milling on spot at 1/10, while feed a're quoted at ,trom 1/8 to 1/9,. according to sample,' sellers ask ing 1/9} for good heavy feed. Seed are in demand fromn 1/11 ;o 2/4, ac cording to quality, while clipped -a.ind graded ,are quoted at up to 2/8. M:aize.-A small...
HOW LOVE PASSED ME BY. THE CONFESSIONS OF A BUSINESS WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 24 April 1914
HOW:: LOVE PASSED: ME BY.: THE'COOFESSIONS OF A BUSINESS -: WOMAN They tell- me I am a success. I sup pose it is true, but through my own stupidity I have made it an empty su?n coss.' For although I am eertainly a su-: (ess as a business Woman,, as anything else I ani a pronounced failure: And it, has all: been so unnecessary. Just beeause it has been so unneces sa:ry fors me to let go my girlhood as' have done, am going to -take other : girls into ?ny' conlidnce.: I aI sin goig to confess my mistakes and tell these other girls. how to avoid tumbling into I the rut that I -have; tumbled into, for it is just this that has made my sue Scess an empty one. I left college with the ambition to become indepledent. M? idea of indc pendenCe was the usual girlish dream of mioney of my- own, freedom from home duties, and a hazy idea that a flat, a latch-key, and a chaling-dish represented the greatest joys life had to offer. No h]ome ties, no home duties, no ."old 'fashioned" ideas of marriage...
JESTS AND JIBES. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 24 April 1914
JESTS AND JIBES. As the polico cannot catch- the burglars, they are. kindly telling householdeis how to lkele tChese un- dosiiable gei try out: of their?ihouses, h1'ere is nothing in :th:e least now aliout: their dvice;i and it ?:has not satisfied acouipl of iladies :i".o have uist ;. liid toib ndure th? ?'orideal of a night iii 'c house lacliiig te presence of"anfi ama :f course; they 'could not confess their fears?t t?oi?tlie iiiil?l, or the lat tcr might ha?ve bolted : :After, tlie setivants had gone to. bed they took l?uipstais pokbers iand stick. aid a police id whistle :They tui-ined ??i the lights ..in the bed rooims facing the rieoad they cai ried up a:- dog vitlih? a useful bairk. Still: they: were iiot quite' content. "'Theire remhins one thing to, bhe done;, said the practical -one. "We will place: Jack's 'boots outside out bedroom :door." .'The absenit lord of the -house was that night represented lby his boots on, the mat, aid :the ladies retired to bed safely, :.to tre...
TRANS-PACIFIC MEAT TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 24 April 1914
TRANS-FACIFIC MEAT TRADE. The Sydney "Daily Telegraph" ?ighes the following particulars of the troub'os of Australian shippers of produce to American ports: 'VIein sonicme two or tihree rucr.'hs ago, thl U.S.A. tariff undcrwent sucl, alterations as permitted of importat?on of frozen meat, butter, etc., from Aus tralia, exporters and producers here viewed with pl?tsure tile prIe.;eots of another'buying market opening up, and immediate steps nere taken to gee into communication with firms :mirest:ed in Nieo York and San Firanc.ice '1 nt preliminary work over, shippers nII i:led for sp:ace i thell rerigerators of the steaiwll's lnow\' trading- to San r.,auc.sco and reived a. rude shock. Ti: irst question elf the shippin/t c(.,Impa0ies \is: "Who are' your con sig:oes in Aw,,rica?'"' .efusal io il lllat--il t ci tClllllstaCO- sHclmliiZly ilip.'iriil'nt question 1m1e1s0t a. pJIl.,_i ililtiOll that 110 o space was availa'le, while, if the information was given hle Iomnpanies, it is allegcd...
DAY IN A BUTTER FACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 24 April 1914
DAv! iN A BUTTER FACTORY. (By Lacto.) I)Daylight is filtering through the win- dows of the "batch" when,the silence is .lirken by the whirring of anl.alarm clock. The engineer; whose clock it is, bestirs himself, and I: follow him across the stretch of ground thatsep arates the bachelirs' quarters from the factory. We enter the engineroom, and, while he is busy with the gas producer and engine I glance around. Everything is spiok and span. Along the length of the room are ranged gas engine, steam engine, and two refriger ators. Tile adjoining room houses the gas-producer plant and the steam boiler. The engineer has finished at the fan, and after giving the engine a few revolutions with the aid of com pressed air, it is soon running steadily w\ith the gas. In a little while the refrigerators are spinning merrily. The day's work has begun. I leave the cigineer to it, and walk into the. butter-room. It is a spacious and Icift room, spotlessly, clean and sweet smelling. At the back, on ...
SPECIAL SHEEP SALE. Bairnsdale, April 17 [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 24 April 1914
SPECIAL SHEEP SALE. Bairnsdale, April 17 Messrs A. Macarthur and Co. report: -We held a very successful sale as above, when we yarded 7500 sheep of all classes. There was a very fine at tendance of outside and local buyers, who competed keenly for all classes, only one line out of the whole yarding 'being unsold. One ou:sider from Mel boerire bought close on 2000, and another buyer fr.m d)wn the line se cured 800 to go cut of the district. Sales: 515 cb ·wes, 6 and 8 toý,th, ac cnunt Mr J. D. Scott, 19' 11d; 253 xbred and cbk ewes, 6 and 8 troth, 18o 6d and 16s 104, account Mr Jack Giles of Lake View, Meerlieu; 146 2 and 4 tooth xbred and chk ewes, 17s 6d; 148 xhred and cLk ewes, 4, 6 and 8 tooth, 15s; 117 xbred ewes 2, 4 6 and 8 tooth, 16s 3d; 182 cbk enes, 4, 6 and 8 tooth, 14s 11d; 185 merino ewes, 2, 4, 6 and 8 tooth, 12s 43; 400 xbred ewes, 4, 6 and 8 tooth, passed at 20s 3d; 75 cbk ewes, 6 and 8 tooth, 15B 6d; 117 xbred dry ewes, 9s; 125 xbred ewes, 2, 4 and a few 6 tooths, 17...
BAIRNSDALE STOCK MARKET. Bairnsdale, April 18. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 24 April 1914
BAIRNSDALE STOC(K MARKET. Bairnsdale, April 18. Messrs A. Macarthur and Co. report: -Fat Cattle-Smaller supply than usual, and good cattle getting scarce; prices to-dy- were the highest this season, and showed a very big rise, es pecially for- prime stuff. We sold: Alex. Ferguson's Hillside cows, 47, £7 1i, £7 6s and £8 143; H: Dreier's cows £6 16s, £7 12 :and £10; Mr T. Smith's Rosehill cows made .to £.11 14s per head, 9 averaging £10 3s 9d; these were nice prime cattle; "J. B. Martin's Clifton cows, £7 and £6 17s; and several odd beasts at full prices; outside, 10 fat cows at £8 153. Store Cattle-Our yards very well filled. Sales were hard to make excepting for good, well-bred cattle in good order. We sold: 15 heifers, 2 to 2- years, £2 103, £3 and £3 12e; cows, £3 to £3 12ý; springing heifers, very nice qual ity, £4 17s 6d to £5 7s; milk.rs to £7 2s 6d for top cows; ordinary cows, £5 53 to £5 12s Gd. Sheep-A few pens of fats, which sold' well as follows: 32 fat wethers, 19s 2d; l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 24 April 1914
UNSIGHTLY SCALP SORES. MOTHER'S GRATITUDE TO ZAM BUK FOR CHILD'S CURE "When two years ago m " son Frank had an outbreak of disease on his head," sa s Mrs MI. Hayes, of 3 Olancy street, Boulder, V. A., 'the disease spread over his head in Ihe form of large mattery sores, then de veloped into thick crust', which emitted a very unpleasant smell. His head was a solid unsightly mass of disease, and his condition grew worse and worse, and finally became very serious: "Knowing what a splendid thing Zam-Buk was for sores and injuries, we decided to try this balm and Zam Buk ioap. His head was ba'her with hot water and Zam-Buk Soap. aid then regu'arly and care tully dressed with Zam Buk Balm. After a f w days the discharge was ended, and all crust came away, leaving 'he skin brneath nice and clan As we persisted dressing his head with Zam-Buk the sores and tender, places heal d up, and new hair grew in place of that destroyed by the disease, Frank was res:ued from a terrible disease by Zam-B...
ORBOST SHIRE COUNCIL FRIDAY, 17TH APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 24 April 1914
IS? ORBOSTc SHIR[E ]COUNCIL F: .'RIDAY,-: li APiL ." ::: .The following were present: Crs Lynn, (president), :Johnston, Munro. .. D Cameron, H. Catmeron, Watt, Rod well, F. A. Nixon, aidaG. Nixon. CORILRESPONDENCE. SLetters were received and dea't with as follows : The Country Roads Board, stating that they have no objection to tender being called for maintenance work on main roads.-Received. Municipal Association, requesting S council to submit any motions it may -hAve for the next annnal session before June 1st.-Received. The Public Health Department, stating that the department's circular latter re cemeteries and denominational representationi was fonrwarded ':;to: the c)uncil in error.-Received. S-The shbire -inspector, Bendoc, statingj that the township is becoming overrun .'with briars, and asking approval for the sum of 553 being spent for their eradica Stion -Tlih sum asked for' to b: allowed for the work. Postmaster General, notifying receipt of council's communicatiin re!l...
THE TIDES High water at Marlo and Conran. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 24 April 1914
THE TIDES High water at Mario and CGnian., Friday. Apr. 24, 7.11 a.m.? 7.39p.m. Saturday, ,, 25. S 6 , . 8 33 , Sunday, ,26, 8.59 , 9:24 , .Monday, ,, 27, 917 10.11 ,,; Tuesday, ,, 28, 10 33 ;,.10.55 ,' Wednesday,; 29; 11.17 :' 1;. 9 ,; Thursday. ;, 30, , 2.1'; Friday7 May: 1, 12 , ':12.453 ="' Saturday. , ,. ?~1 = 1 - Sunday; ,, ,: 3;, 1 2i47 i 2:8,. Monday, ,, 4 2M d 29 2.50 . Tuesday,. 5 312 3:35 Wednesday, 6; 3 59: : 4.25,, Thursday," ,, 7, :i 3 ,' 5.28 These tiros may ary according to weather .'conditions, vwesterly winds causing the tides to old upl later,;
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 24 April 1914
IN MEMORIAM HOFEN.-In sad and loving memory of our dear husband and father, John F. Hofen, who died on the 26th April, 1912, at Newmerella. We have lost our soul's companion, A life linked with our own. Day by day we miss his footsteps As we wander all alone. Ofttimes when our thoughts do wander To the one we love so well, Absence makes the heart grow fonder: How we miss him none can tell. -Inserted by his loving wife and family. ----- - O ------- PunLlsulED AT OnnosT EVEmY. FnIAY. Moniau o. FRIDAY, APRIL 24.
THE MARKETS. ORBOST CATTLE MARKET. April 25. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
THE MARKETS. ORBOST CATTLE MARKET' April 25. Messrs J. W. Bird and Co: "report: -Oattle-We had a large yarding and for all forwardiconditioned -linie there was good competition, and we sold everything, with the exception of a few backward springers. We sold--Young bullucks, £6, £5 19s; mixed codlored do,, £4 4s to £5; 21 to 3 yeair old steers to £5 12s; 2 to .?I yeair:bld steers, £3 13s to £3 18s;. 12 to-18 inos. steers, £2 13s. to £3,.4,,; ,cows, nearly fat, £6 is, £5 17r; forwardc.,ws £4 10s to £5 8s; a line of nice quality heifers, £4 18s; 18 mos, to 2.year ,old heifers, nice condition, £3 ; strong cows £3 5s to £4; lines of backward sprin gers, £4 5c, £4 Is, £4. £3 10; fat heifers, £6 8s. Pigs-We sold suckers to 12s; small stores, 31s; privately 64 stores at market rates. Hrses- Draught filly, £21; pony, £6 10s.
CURRENT POLITICAL TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
CURRENT POLITICAL ; TOPICS Address delivered by the Hon. Jas. Cameron before the Orbost Branch of the Woman's National League on the 17th :ult.:- I find it would be difficult to find subjects that would specially interest women, and have taken strikes and their partial cure by women, and equal pay for equal work for female teachers, as there seems to be some misapprehen sion on this subject. I also intend to touch upon the development of new country by means of roadsand -railways in the interest of women, and I have been asked to touch upon elective minis tries. Dealing with strikes:` Some years ago we had a strike at Jumbunna. At the time Labor members in the House said that if tlio Government started a State coal, mine there would be_: no strikes. .:When the great Ne'wcastle strike occurred the Murray-Watt; Ministry decided, in the interest of the Railway Commissioners .and the -public generally, to open a State coal mine at Wonthaggi, located by the-. Mines Do partment by means.o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
Indigest in and Headaches. HAD NO DESIRE TO EAT, GOOD. .HEALTH RESTORED BY DR. MORSE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS. "Seeing one of your pamphlets some years ago," writes Mrs. S. A. Tebble, of Olinda-st., Quarry Hill, Bendigo, V., "and at that period being comp letely r un down, Sh having lost c o n siderable weight, I de `; cided to give Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills a trial to rectify what I considered to be Indiges ! tion. I suffer .fe. S. _. J.letIc. ed much with Fromn a l'ho!? . ' . a t ulency and Sick Headaches and had little or no.desire to eat. These symptoms -oon vanished under a course of Dr. MIorseo's Indian Rost Pills. My diges .tion improved and the system gener ally was toned up. My weight again became normal, and I have etxer had -anything to'complain-of since. I re commend them to my friends and hae evel?y faith in your medicine."| :You can utilise these lies ift thought fit I am.a mother of sixteen, chil dren." Flatulence is caused by inpierfect -digestion:l Thy:food ferments ...
WOMAN CONDEMNS SMOKING. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
WOMAN CONDEMNS SMOKING. '"I haven't much ;paticnce with the people who obljeet To. smoking, because it is 'unladylike,''. (says a London writer.) "Cycling- for women was 'unladylike' not veiy long ago; so was the wearing of tailormade coats and skirts! For a good imany years, the 'nice girl' inever waltzed. She only danced .polkas, quadrilles, and so on, and left waltzing to the kind of peo ple who did bunny hugs and turkey trots a season or two back. What you call 'unladylike' really depends very mnuch on the year in which you were born." . The writer then goes on to state, her real reason for disliking snmuking, because when strong Inen wish to got into the pink of condition-boxcrs, foot ballers, and forth-they nearly always give up smoking. "\\Well, I think they ought to know what they are doing. 1 think that a habit whichr, confessely, doesn't help to build up the organism of a football chamlpion is imore than likely to do downright hairm to the inlinitely more delicate structur...