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ON CREDIT. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
ON OR.EDIT. He was the least wealthy, but the jnost favored of her admirers. Love, love was what she clung to, nothing else. It presented itself on Christmas morning -witli shiny elbows, unoreased trorisers, and a cardboard box. 'For nme?" she cried. He nodded bashfully . "Oh, how lovely." she exclaimed a moment later as tlio simple offering of flowers caane to view. " low sweet and fresh' they are. Why, I believe there is a little dew on them yet 1" "Well--er--yes, there is," he: ad mitted; blushing, "but it's really quite a small imount,. and I shall- be able to pay it, all next week.,"
HOW THE WORLD IS FILLING UP. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
HOW THE WORLD IS FILLING UP. Most people do not realise how the world is filling up now, and although we hear of millions of acre of land still unoccupied, yet the population is press ing already on the food supply. Pro bably the population now is ten timesc greoteir than it was, say, at the time of the Norman conquest, but it is increasing in geometrioal ratio, and the production of food is not increas lig accordingly. We are, as a matter oat fact, approaching the limit of food production. Twenty years ago, when ''the depression" was at the worst, a groat deal of wheat was sold at under 20/ per quarter. It has been rising over since, and although it is not much over 30/ still it toucnod 40/ last aut umn. We have the example of the United States, which is actually now importing food, and where the popula lation has .amdo up on the food pro duction. Thirty or forty years ago the reverse was the case, and we were drowned out in this country by Am erican produce. As the result of all t...
WOMEN DENTISTS AT £2000 A YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
WOMEN DENTISTS AT £2000 A YEAR. England has .at leasto;io. professio'n for women thait is .not o>,ererowde,?i _and that is dentistry. .W..2..oiuienlso. ready to enter lmedicine; ars?:irangely enough, little r epreentpe-hdh6o;.r said Miss L. )I. Brooks, Secrtar' and Wtr den of the London Slihoolio Mcdicili? for Woimen. " We have only five, giiistud?tents.for .the dentistry course, at prosefit ? it year the number a's -.thiee,:antii:tC.i previous year two. Prior to: that .thoro was a gap, of some yiai:rs. wthriti outn; students at all. "Looking at the thing Ifrom-a busi ness point of view, it is a "splendid investimenit for parents of girls. The course extends over four years, and tho joint fees aiiniunt in all to SO£180. he studies are pursued at this school and at the National Dental HIospital in Great l.'urtlaud street. " At tlhie ? of four years, when t'.te. become registerel deniiial practitioncrs, their incomes should easily ,equal tnoae of the average umle dentist, wh-.ah I ...
CARICATURE AND LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
CARICATURE AND LIFE. The change in Paris fashions, where by absurdity is to give -way to com Inonsense, is, we are told, due rather to the ridicule of the caricaturist than to the thunder of the pulpit. The cable meiss ge serves to draw attention to the influence of caricature in social and ploltical life. Caricature, using the ord in its widest sense, is as olu as civil sation, though the 'forms of it w:th I which we are most familiar are ci :, iaric ely modern. Through the :it., it is been a rival, of the logician and the preacher as an agent of -re feorim or change. Oftein, too, it has been the enemy of logio. Aristophanes was a caricaturist, and somewhat simi lar methods.were used over two thou .ciud years later by Gilbert. But as civ lisation advances caricature become'cs muore varied. in form, andl its influence seems to incrdaso. : Certainly there never were so mainy:fokie's and so great a volume ofoaricature ?s there. are to day. While sin the narrow sense-in the sense, that...
PERFUMES NO LONGER CONDEMNED. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
PERFUMES NO LONGER ,' CONDEMNED. A Hosme authority states that ucei fumes are no longll r onsidered tco,. demned as effeminate. Bath crystals are among the mlore popular forims of perfume, as they are refreshing an?] also soften the water. ) Public taste now shows a stroig l- te deney towards the mysterious scent, s that the old simple sccnuts like violet rose, and lily of the valley are giving way to perfumes ecomposedl of perlhaps as many as fifty different ingredienis -perfumes, for instance, like Shen-i:! Nessim. There is as much harmony and discord in porfumlner as in music, Harmony in the toilet can only be achieved by the use of the same per-. fume throughout, while, in the imak ing of composite perfumies, the smalle.,t graini too much or too littl, of :Iuy ingredient will cause as imluch disco d as when a pianist plays a wrong note. "Education without instinct is lie windows without a house." ''The ladder of civilisatiou is a. rn111 thing; the top and the bothtom aie nearer ...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS.;: A cture for ants of all liunds,i colek roaches, and 5:ay othe :pests that i-i vadOd the .panty;, is green' walnuts i'Pice in the closcts,. cupboards,ior:; an plice ihliere they are likely to b.li Ti~c utro is effeteual anild the roinedy 'ilcf.ii; .When.? you elean the .ebonylo briushlis on:-your toilet table, ruab a little vise: lii? over "the biteks, before 'you'n wash ýthoje istles. as this pieveits the .50sod or iammoniaia ii t??he watei froim urin g thbe:cbony:' -The- -aseliio shliould:.af ter wardsli be removed byi polishi ig ::?el backs with a?idry cloth. . -To clean i?uch:soiled'hands do 'iot' go. to work i:oughly3 iith- barush a:~id sdla wvater, but loosen? tlhe dirt 'by- fibbig tlhe hands well with 'sweet oil,:or 'even! 1 uard - or drilpiitg. '-Then ?-?ipe off the grease as imucli as possible with liapiece of soft .lti)per orold -rag, iiind wash .,th' hliiuds iwitlh' artiii' watier and s:oa?l. "To nial toikst oi: a gas-ring; .:get .a sia ll roii.of'. irf....
SHEEPSKINS April 22. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
SHEEPSKINS` April 22. Dalgety and Company, Ltd, report: Each. Each.. Green skinm Town; Cunniry. Early sborn ... 5/6 t", 7/6. 4/6 to 6/6 Late do. ... 4/ ro 5/ 3/, o 4/., Spring lambs 2/9 to 5/ 2/6 t,.4/6 Lamb pelts ... 2/3 to 3/6 3/6 to 2/6 Dry skins, at per lb. Super. .Arerage. Merino Pelts, well grown 7--d to: 7-d 6:d to 7d Do., short 5-:-d to 7d 5+d to 6&d Crossbred- Pelts, well grown 7-d to 8-d 7?d to 74d Do., short 6Gd to 71d 6~1 to 7:d Spring lambs 8d to 8td 74d to 7,.d Lamb pelts 7j d to 7-d 61d to 7:l-d
JUNIOR MIGRATION TO VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
S JUNIOR .MIGRATION TO VICTORIA.' (By Thos. ]. Sedgmwick, i ill Journal of Agricultur..") ... The rapid inorease of the mvoinent for tile migrationi of lads from Home to farms in Victoria and other parts 01 the Empiro has been ias rapid :during thel last few years as the growth of 1m migration to Australia generally. Although this miay at. first sight ap pear surprising, it-appears on exami nation to be only natural, as.junior mi gration within the Empire has the folb lowing advantages over adult migra tion: (1). 't' gives a lonmger life for the sanie fare. (2) Lads are more adaptable, learn more quickly, and. are more usetul, both in the houss and on the. farm, than men are. (3) Having no family dependent on them, the lads .can afford to at ti:act their relations out to them at m inominated rates of passioe. ' "(4) :.-They can learn and. save money 'at the same- time, and thus in ..a few years' tinie take up land themn ;: .. selves. -:(o) !Being .single; they can go up into thie ba...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
O-F RURAL INTEREF"' (By "Rusticus.") There is every reason to commend ,the desire of the Minister of Agricul ture to increase the average yield of wheat in Victoria. It has already been shown that the adoption of pro per methods in the way of oultivation would add immensely to the annual yield of wheat, and, incidentally to the wealth of the State as a whole. The Government Statist's returns show that the maxinmum yield was obtained in the County of Borung, where an average of 18-16 bushels was harvested. The Minister of Agricul ture (Mr. Hutchinson) attributes this to. the fact that the farmers in that ,district- have always been to the front in adopting up-to-date methods of cul tivation, and in following the teach. ings of the-Agricultural department as regards minanuring, fallowing, and thor ough cultivation as a preparation of 'the land for wheat. Gladstone County was second on the list with 17.08 bushels, closely followed by Kara Kara with 17.23, and Lowan 16.24 bushels per ac...
BAIRNSDALE STOCK MARKET. Bairnsdale, April 25. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
BAIRNSDALE STOCK MARKET. Bairnedale, April 25. Messrs A. Macarthur and Co. report: -Fat Cattle-Good yarding and prices quite up to last week's high rates. We sold Rosehill cows to £12, averaging £10 3-; H. Dreier's cows from £7 8s to £8 10s. bullocks £9 15s, heifers £6; Broadlands heifers, £6 7s. £6 124, £0 19s to £8 19s, bullocks £9; A. Morri son's heifer, £1 10s; D. Potter's vealers at £3 and £4 12s; A. Frew's do. at £5 and eeveral odd lots at full rates, Store Cattle-Our yards full and mostly sold ht prices about .late rates. Young bullocks made from £5 to £5 15s; steers fr;lm £2 '10a to £3 10-; poddies, .from 20s to 25s; milker, to £7 1,5 ;.store cows arnuod,£4. Sheep --A good yarding; demand keen at firm prices. We sold 18 forward me rini .ees st. 12s 4d; 18 fat lambs at 12s ild; 202 mixed weaners at 13, 10.1; 211 crossbred ewes, 6 and 8 tooths at. LS 6 ; 80 old ewes at 8s 9d; 41 lambs at 10' 8d. Pigs-Fair yarding and all sold at late rates. Weaners made from 9s to 13,; slips f...
SPECIAL CATTLE SALE AT BENDOC Monday, April 20. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
SPECIAL CATTLE SALE AT BENDOC Monday, April 20. Mossrs J. W. Bird and Co report: We yarded about 400 head of cattle, consisting of some very nice quality steers and young cattle. Steers sold well, 2 year olds making up to £4 17s and yearlings to £3 6s, but taking quality into consideration prices were not up to recent rates We sold bul locks, mixed colors, £5 4s; 2 to 24 year old steers, £4 19s, £4 17. 60, £3 17s 6d, £3.7s Gd; a line of IS mos. to 2 year old steers, £4 5s; yearlnag steers £2 to £3 6s; forward-conditioned cows to £4 15s; a line of beifers, £3 159; 12 to 18 mos. heifers, £2 13s, £2 7s 6d, £2 3S; calves, mixed, to 37s 6d; springers, £3 17s 6d to £4 15s; old cows, £2 2s Gd,
WOOL April 22 [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
WOOL April22: Dalgety and Company, Ltd., repirt.: After an interval of two monts. sales were again held in the heal market., when the sik selling brokers brought forward catalgaes aggregating 3,800 bales. As is to be expdcted at t lis time of the year, the selection was a very indifferent one, being composed for the most part of erotchings and town scofiie'ds, ?whilet a few lines of fleece wool were also avallable. Il synips by with .Lo-nduii -and other centres . tt, market. ruled firm for- everything buh wools of .donbtfui yield, wh:cb dragged a 'little. In 'oir sale to-day greasy fl-ece wool sold up to. 13T.1, whilst scoured realised to 22d. Crutcrhing=, though showing for the most part tbh effects ,f the bad season experietcd since last shearing, being dusty and not nearly so well grown as those submitted at the corresponding sate last year, met with i ready demand and thu top price for; same in our. sale was 8.1. StaIce (our last report splendid r.iris. have :.fallen; over the w...
SPECIAL SALE AT BAIRNSDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
SPECIAL SALE AT BAIRNSDALE Messrs A. Macarthur and Co. report: -We held our usual monthly special cattle sale at our Bairnsdale yards on 24th April, when we submitted a very big yarding of cattle to a large attend ance of outside and local buyers. The sale opened to free competition, and an almost total clearance was made at very satisfactory prices. The feature of the sale was the splendid quality of the yarding. This was freely commented on by the buyers. The demand was keenest for anything carrying a little condition, still all classes were in de mand, a d, considering the present dry state of the country and the scarcity of feed, the result of the sale was highly satisfactory to all concerned. Following are the principal sales:-25 bullocks, £7 123; 13 do. £7 17,; 71 do, £6 17;; 143 do, £7 7s; 24 do, £6 14s; 42 do, £6 9s; 14 forward cows, £6 10;; 20 yonug bhllocks, £5 15;; 93 cows; 92 calves; 37 young bnllocks, £5; 14 do, £5 4;; 4 do, £6 8; 10 do. £5 15s; 48 di,, £5 11,; 3L cows,...
FURRED SKINS April 22. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
FURRED SKINS April 22. Dalgety and Company, Ltd, repor,: Vic. Brush Kangaroo 2/ to 2/9 lb Rabbits, Victorian, headless per lb. Best ... ... 9d to 10d Mixed .. ... 7d to 8jd Does and halfgrown . 6,. d to 8d Kittens .. ... 41d o 5,d Fox skins Winter firsts 90/ to 108/ per doz. ,, seconds 60/- to 80/- ,, thirds 30/- to 50/-. ;: Wallaby, tanners' 2/4:to 2/6 per.lb Do. thin fur 2/7i: 3/ Do. go,,d fur 3/3o 4 , .
HIDE MARKET April 22. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 1 May 1914
HIDE MARKET April 22. Dalgety. and Compan:y. Ld ;:.repri:t Victorian light-weights:: : 8 a to:-8 do, medium-.veights ::u.8? 'to 8-d do;. kip weights . i..'.d t: S?t do, dry condition . :-;?to 10i, do. heavy liidei (picked) 9id 'o101 =.do. do. 'do: (.tiur.) :d:to9 do. do. (s?eety) 3:8?d to 8?, do; bull. bhides . 6. d to 7d? do. damaged ?ides avd?i . : hips . to 8d Light [Lavy Calfskina ... 10 -d to 10d 7d to 8d do. meaty 7,d to 8:Sd: 6d- to: 61d * do., cut .." 7 i to 8-?.i bid to Gd
SHEEPSKINS April 29. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
SHEEPSKINS April 20. Dalgety and Company, Ltd, report: : Each. Each. Green skins Town. Country. Early shorn .., 6/ to 8/ 5/ to 7/, Late do. ... 4/6 to 56G 3/6 to 4/6 Lambs ... 8/to 5/6 3/ to 57 Lamb pelts ..; 2/3 to 3/ .- 3/9 to 2/9 Dry skins, at per lb. Super.. ' Average. Aferino- Pelts,, well grown 7?fi to Sd: 6 d to 7:1d Do.; short 5od to 7-d . ?d to 6?d Crossbred Pelts, well grown 8d to 8.d 7?,l to 8d Do., short" 6 d to.71d .6+d to 7ýd Spring lambs. 8-11 to 8ad 7 d.to 8d Lamb pelts . d to Sd 6bd to 7?d
WOOL April 29. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
WOOL April 29 Dalgety and -Company, Ltd., rep rt: -There is very little to report locally, excepting that a keen demand exists fr all descriptions of wool, and mnrst of the lots withdrawn at last week's auction have been disposed of to advantage. Those who missed last week's sales with their crutching wool, &c., need have no hesitation in sending wool on for sale, as very full values are obtain able privately if growers do not care to wait until the next 'auctions, which will probably be held in June. The third series of wool sales for the year opened in London yesterday, and our London office has cabled us as fol lows:-"Third series wool sales opened to-day. The attendance of buyers is large, competition animated. The sc lection, is a good one. As compared with the closing rates of last series (17th March), the market for medium and coarse quality crossbreds is un changed.. Merinos and fine quality crossbreds are from par to 5 jer cant. higher.
PIG SALE Monday, April 20. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
PIG SALE Monday, April 20. tr _ M!essrs A. Macdarthur ano& Co , re `?::port:--We held our usual monthly pig :- eale" at ]airnsdale on the above date, . when. 330 were yarded, There was a large attendance of buyers, competition was keen and prices very firm. B:- coners made £3 to £3 7s, porkers £1 15s to £2 is, large stores £1 8s to 4 12 7s, slips 8s to 14s. The whole of the yarding was bol'a iu quick time
BAIRNDALE STOCK MARKET. Bairnsdale, May 2. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
BAIRNSDALE STOCK MARKET. -Bairnsdale, May 2. Messrs A. Macarthur and Co. report: -A smaller yarding than usual and buyers plentiful, The highest prices recorded for a long time were realised. Sales-8 very fine cows for Mr Thos Smith, Rosehill Estate, being the weekly draft, to £13 Gs, and aver?ging £11 18s; Mr H. Dreier's cows to £10 15s, heifers £S 12s; The Meadow cows £8 9s, heifers to £7 7s; Mr Adam Scott's bullocks, £10 5s, small heifers to £5 15s; Mr T. Keys's cow, £9 5s; and other odd beasts. Outside during the week 20 very fine fat cows for Mr A. J. Webb, " RItathfarnham," at £12 " :-- per head to the estate of J. Beckley. Store Cattle-A. small yarding of mixed lots, which sold at late rates, condi tioned cattle making very high rates Privately we sold 124 bullocks for Mr J. A. Morrison, 55 store bullocks for Mr Joe Norton, and 28 bullocks for Messrs Boyce and Beckley to an out -side buyer. Sheep--We yarded several pens of fats and stores, which sold at good rates, and outsid...