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PIGS ON THE FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
PIGS ON THE FARM. The number of pigs that inay be grown on any farm, or rather, we might, say, be grown to n profit, will depend 'vjry iimcli ,0:1 tho liking tho farmor has for this ^branch oflivcLstock. If ho is interested in their management they will thrive,- and large numbers canrbe, kept,;}bnt if lio has 110 liking for pigs, and'whal he expects to got out of them is; the only feature which attracts him,V.tlioro will hardly be large i.imibers; gro\vii "and fatted on tlto form,-amljhin reputation as a pis breeder and grower will not be made. When -a farmer starts keeping pigs with the idea of making them the most important of the animals he keeps 011 the farm, he should arrange his farm with that object in" view, and stick to the arrangement.-' .A pig farm cannot bo put into shape for business at once, ort&lt;l it can only be made to produce the most profit by keeping regularly at it. Do not keep too large a number of breeding sows, although this is a very common error. T...
DISTRICT NEWS. Tamleugh North. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
DISTRICT NEWS.' (From our Correspondent.) Tamleugh North. A very severe thunderstorm accom panied by wind, rain and hail passed over this district on Xrnas day. Tho wind which blow with hurricana force caused 'considerable damage, many houses and outbuildings being partially unroofed. The Catholic school at Oatii ambo West, wliicli lms been used as a hall only for many years, was com pletely wrecked. The local State school had a narrow escape as several limbs were carried to within a few feet of the building. Fencing sufJoied severely with the fulling timber,and in some instances great expense will be incurred in repair ing the damage done. The hail-stones broke tho windows at Mr E. P. Ke&ley's residence, and are described as larger than pigeon eggs. The rain, which fell in torrents, has had the effect of replenishing the water supply in dams and tanks, it has also caused a nico spring in the grass, which it is to be hoped will continue.
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
FOR WOMEN llij ' Ai^brosiue.") A writer, in tlio Jjuiidon "yueoii" .s;i ys: - Long prior to tbat momentous day August '2, the result ot winch has con vulsed the whole world, tho styles oi autumn and winter mantles have been signed and sealed. To the dullest in telligences it must have then been ap parent that tho simple circular cloak was rapidly burning itself out. It was charming, but pur ot simple, for too amenable to to cheap plagiarism to hope lor a continued career. And it lias passed. 'i'lie cloak movement, however, in general remains , as all may see lor themselves by a survey ot tlie early autumn models. Volumin osity is the saliont note, more extreme in somo instances than others, while a favorite expression is a full cape-like back, allied to more shapely coat-like fronts. In a wonl, our wraps arc hy brids, neither just one thing or tlio other, but withal of an clcgance fow will discount, and their variety in infi nite. A fact of particular interest at the moment is the a...
STRATHBOGIE. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
STRATHBOGIE. Those who arc using. harvesters tins season sneak favorably of the work done, ana it is likely that they .will bo more generally used in the future, as the tabor problem has become ,so difficult. The margin ot profit under the old system was too small ta en courage cultivation to any extent. , The rainfall has been particularly, welcome to dairymen, as it cams in good time to help on green fodder crops, which look very, well at pre sent, especially where properly culs" . tivated. V This is noticeable on the farm o£ Mr. Cronyn, where a beautiful crop of maize is lo be seen, planted in drills and cultivated with the horse hoe. Vegetables of all kinds, and potatoes, are a pleasing sight on the samo farm. Mainly through the eltorta o£ our re spected member, Mr. M. K. McKenzie, M.L.A., our railway has once again been referred to the Standing Commits tee, and it is to ho hoped that this lime we will be successful. To be a succcss llie railway must be built where it will pass ...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXXI. "WE WERE CHUMS." [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
; THE MASTER PASSION. CI1 AT'TKH xxxr. ''WJ! AVIOUK CHUMS." When ('is Devon.'! parted from Ida Duval, his manner might have been like ice, but, his heart was on lire. He was disgusted to think that a woman whom he though unworthy of his love should have such power over him. It seemed a sign of weakness, iiot to be able to trample on an afl'ection which he had tried to drag up by the roots. Tho touch of her little hand upon his arm made the blood tingle in his veins, though he walked by her side in stern .silence. Perhaps he might have relaxed a little more, if he had been more sure of himself; but his heart had nearly burst with indignation, when he caught Belgrave by tho collar, and he was afraid of speaking one word lest he should say too much. Better to go away and leave her to think liim cold and "cruel, than stay anil risk the dan ger of a tete-a-tete," ami the after-peace of three lives. Ho had the unselfish courage to go, whilst a weaker man would have hail the cowardice to s...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
POSTAL RATES AND F1ECULATI0N9 * [Where jfeo term 'The ComnHfii wealtti" is um4 in coimeoiien with t:Lo£0 rates and regulations ft includes i'apua. Lord Howe I&lfliul, and Norfolk Isltnd.J * usrrms. For every j ounofi or fraotiou tiier^f For delivery wittiiu the Comiuoa weailh : 0 For delivery in the British Em pire For delivery iu tho Now HebndoV, Banks, and Torres Islands .. 0 3 For delivery in other paces .... 0 2'} ,, , , LETTER 0AUJ5S. ' I K-ordeJm-ry n-uiiin tho ComvouvteMh ?. I »",?&, W. eaah; reply, Id. tacii half. ! 1 °,r. w«»'«>ry in Cho tfttisb Kcipir« (see I Jisi of places imdor "Letters')-Sin gle Id. eaofc. For delivery ir. New Hebrides, Hanks, aai Torres hUr.u-;-Single, L'd. each. J. , ellvf5r^ ln places- Single 1 -la. each. ' POST CARDS. oingle Postcards impressed with the Id stomp, and Reply or double cards, each half of ivbich hag the Id. stamp impressed thoroou, may bu transmitted to places ivi',: :,: tho Com ifio:; and to Uiosa places, enumerated...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
. Heame's Bronchitis Core Those who have taken this medicine are amazed at ito splendid healing power. Sufferers from Bronchitis, Cough, Croup, Asthma, Hoarseness, Difficulty of Breathing, Pain or Sorcncsa in the cheit, experience delightful and rapid relief, and to those who are subject to Colds on the Chest it is invaluable, as it effects a complete cure. It ia moat comforting in allaying Irritation in the Throat and giving Strength to the Voice, and it neither allows a Cough or Asthma to become chronic nor Consumption to develop. Consumption is not knoivn where "Coughs" have, on their first appearance, been properly treated with this medicine. No house should be without it, aa taken at the beginning, a dose or two ia generally sufficient, and a complete cure is certain. *SoId by all Chemists and Medicine Vendors. aw as HK a g Grain | Skins » Hides g TalSow g Barb S Leather a Brokers B 6a a Q ConuslsvloB B Only Agency Co. Ltd. meut Is stored hy (Mdif i i ho Inr.y^efed 0117 time I ...
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
Church Services. Church of England.-Violet Town 11 and 7*30; Stouuy Creek 3, Kev. D. A, MolSuch&m. Presbyterian-Karramomus 2.30, MrF. Peacock; Violet Town 7 30, Mr Gibbs. . Methodist.-Violet Town 11, Badda cinuie 7.30, Warranb&yoe West 3, Rev. vdwardst tiaddagfume 3, Band 3; Iloho 3, Mr Johnson; Upoti|>otpon 11 and 7.30, Mr Down; Eurlston 3, Mr*D. Gibbs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
SAHTA CLAUS* HEADQUARTERS Date 8/12/14. Have escaped from the Germans. Will be with yen as usual. Tell all the Children. , From Santa Claws. In 'i ' 1 ? 1 " ? , , / Tim* Lodged.**** Time B»ceiyiiL»»....«....... CrO to Harcourt's For Toy a. Fancy Goods, Crockery, Silverware, Glass ware, CardB, and all the Necessities for Christmas. Bring the Children. .Wishing one and all the Compliments of tlie Season. No. of words... Check,,. Hemtuki ETHERGRAM Addressed to P. W. Har court t Violet Town. f * W. ESli Wlf J. BLACKIE, CHEMIST. F.DROA. HORSE & CATTLE MEDICINES BLACKIE'S GRIPE and COLIC DRENCH.-It is a most effectual re medy in all cases of Gripo3 or Colic. One dose as a rule gives permanent nnd immediate relief. Many valu able horses are lost through not hav ing a dose of Bluekie's Gripe Drench at hand, and dangerous leme'dies such aa gin, pepper, ginger, elc., are admin istered "with fatal results. Gripe or Colic demands instant treatment, and no stable should be without BLACKI...
LABOR MEMBERS' SALARIES. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
LABOR MEMBERS' SALARIES. On the principle of 'one man one job' a few Labor organisations have expressed disapproval at Mr. , Hannah, M.L.A., accepting the position of secre retary to the Locomotive Engine-drivers', and Firemen's Association. At thelast meeting of the Footscray Labor Leaguo the following motion was tagreed to : 'That in the opinion of 'this branch it is mimical to the best interests' of our cause that Mr. Hannah should ac cept the position of paid secretary .. to any union while holding the position of member of the Legislative Assembly, this not being consistent with our prin ciple 'one man one job.' It is evident, however tliat the opinion of the Footscray branch of the Po litical Labor League, together with the oLhcr labor organisations who have ad versely criticised Sir. Hannah for hav ing accepted the secretarial position, is not endorsed by the executive of the Political Labor Council. Referring to tho matter on Wednesday, Mr. L. Cohen, president of the council...
SATURDAY HALF HOLIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
SATURDAY HALF HOLIDAY. By "llio extension of the Factories and Shops Act all over the S!a(e from the beginning of the new year, verVi far teaching changes will bo ma'de in the trading customs of many &lt;onn try /.owns Tho enlargement of the act is import ant in . itself, as, in ordinary, circom-' stances i t would mean Ihni; trading hours would be fixed al over Victoria. But, with the general adoption 'of the Salunliiy half holiday, a far wider ap application is given to (lie act;' With respect to ths hours o£ closing .shops, those haves been fixed at 7 o'clofc/oiv Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,. awl.; Thursday, 10 o'clock Jon Friduy night', tliursday, 10 o'ciok on Friday ? night, and 1 o'clock on Saturday afternoon. .These hours may, however, bo varied' by regulation. Hairdressers' closing tirco is fixed at 7 o'clock' on four days in the'weak and 10 o'clock oil a fifth'djay, md at 1 o'clocJc on the half.holiday. Killed by Lighlning. . Mudo Sindha Alvez, aged. 21, who recently...
WITH THE AUSTRALIAN TROOPS November 18th. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
WITH THE 'AUSTRALIAN TROOPS} .November 18lh. Wo had it pretty cool crossing the equator, much more so than anticipated. We sighted on Sunday, loth, and for a while could see masses of vege tation and occasional plantations. We anchored at 2 p.m., and each boat took it in turns to go inside for water, etc. Our turn came on Tuesday morning, and for the rest of the day wo were pumping water, while the natives of the place jabbered round us. Somo of tho fellows came on board, and did somo. high diving from the top of' our lifeboat davits, and when in tho water they could be seen twisting and .turn ing bejieath. They're as agile as mon keys. Presently this was all left be hind, as we sailed away 011 a smooth sea. The following day brought a far away glimpse of the mountainous coast line of . Then goodbye to the land again, and we were like a; little dot in the middle of a big 0. We seo somo rare sunsets. Nothing un usual has happened since leaving and wo expect to touch on Mon day or Tue...
LONGWOOD RACES. A GOOD MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
LONGWOOO RACES. I' ..«... . I A' GOOD MEETING. The animal Boxing Day meeting of I he Longwood Racing Club was held under splendid conditions as regards weather, and the attendance naturally was all thai could ho dtisired. The fields throughout were large, and finfshes exciting. The day's pleasure, ,lioivever was somewhat marred by an unfortunate accident in I ho Hurdle Race, which oc-' curred right in front of l.he judgefs box. Tho Bard made a bad jump, and canio heavily to the ground, the rider, Joe Cherry, being hurled ovor "and over. Cherry could not rise, and was lifted an'd attended to by a. mcdical man. He was greatly knocked about, and was unconscious during the afternoon. Ho was taken away by the evening train to Benajla. The Bard, owned by Mr. V. Little, of Benalh', was killed on the spot. In the hack race, 11. Page in sonic way fell off his horse, in the straight, and' was galloped on, but es caped serious injury. He was ablo to leave the course soon after the race. At. th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
SLUGGISH LIVE It .'For many years I have suffered from, sluggish liver/' writes Mrs. W. Meifftsr. Mount Pleayant,S.A. '*1 luivc tried several "different thiugs but have fouud nothing equal to Chamberlain's Tablets, for thoy made mo feel thoroughly well again. In my opinion there is no better m?d|c^nc t^an Ohamucrlain-d Tableta ior disorders of the liver and stomach''. Sold by H. Mitchell, . RELIEVES AT ONCE " I have always found Chamberlain''d Colic aud Diarrhoea Remedy an absolutely safe remedy for colic and diarrhoea4" says Mr Julia Wukely,7S Rail Street \Vauganui,N.'2f. For many yeaVd I siil/oml from colic paios but eincc uaiog Chamberlains Colio and Diarrhoea Remedy find that my general health is much improved for it reliovpo FtifFering at once. DYSENTUY CHECKED. '* My little daughter when M months aid wns very ili with dyseiilry says Mr. Wrn. F. Long, "Hose Villa, Camden fjlrcet. Newlowu, . 'M/ wife wa^ told of Chamberlain a Culic and Diarrhoea Remedy and I got a bottle at once...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
UK1CKET, Eursa will visit Violet Town on Saturday uext, when the local team wi'l bo chosen from:-Duvies, Saxon (2), Harcourt, Kelly (2), Bell, Turner, Morris (2), Carkeek, Peacock (2) nud Meyor. These players are requested to be on the ground at 1.45 o'clock, Gooram, wilh a weak team afield, *yero defeated by tl)c Ramblers' on . Saturday by about SO runs.
VIOLET TOWN SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
TOWN SPORTS,' kPrr-t brought about good mdicnl pi 8 of lhe ovontB. Tho f m"Uto bo complimented upon in which they kept things Torp eSnt. (Mr J. Beard) !*u°WS.dUW 'lU°a « during tho aftornoon, :°grnXlS «t dinner by Mr oro onterJ iM ^ Mr Wimrncr, jl dub wishes to extend thanks to P li "" The events passed fothly«n4' everybody appeared to £ outing. The following are ilts: Sheffield Handicap. £8, second 10/. thhd 5/. Mackey 9 E. My *.' -.o .Griffiths - * Boys Handicap, t 7/6, Becoud2/G. gounff ." 2 roxford , g iehoUon Girls Handicap. it 7/0, second 2/6. Mackey 1. P. Cleaves .2, M. Jy3. Open Sheaf Throwing, it 30/, second 10/. i, McKindley ... * Bell - 8 Maiden Sheof Throning, it 30/, second 10/. . y.Ruseell -i . Hennessy ... " 2 Time Test Trot, Horses, it 30/, second 10/. .H. Frascr's Wilderness... 1 ff Harding's Laddie ... 2 ^/ Tinie Test Trot, Ponies. first 30/, second 10/. HWatkin's Hard Times ... 1 IT. Hoskin's Skeeto ... 2 I Handicap Walking Match. list £2, second 10/, 'E. Mackey -...
THE RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
THE RAINFALL. The rainfall for the year just closed totalled a little over half the average fall for the past five year*, December being the wettest month with 263 points. The figures for the year are si follows: Month' Days Total January 4~ 130 February 1 3 March 3 71 . April 0 132-.' May 7 178 June 4 .60 July 12 1^2 August 3 47 ? September 5 58 October 1 1 November 7 157 December - 7 263 63 1242 The following are the figures for the past five years, which provide an inter eating comparison! 1010 1911 1912 1918 1914 Jan. 159 276 103 67 180 Feb. 12 465 13 2QQ 3 March 184 181 '35 430 71 April 4 29 36 64 132 May 252 401 7 300 178 June 426 389 244 315 60 July 877 199 491 87 142 Aug. 207- " 95' '142 206 47 Sept.' 326 93 334 228 58 Oct. 64 33 58 253 1 Nov. 100 9 472 12? I07 Deer. 60 200 275 I41 2&j 2171 2320 2208 2414 1242
GAMBLING AT SHEPPARION CARNIVAL. "Fleecing the Public." [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
GAMBLING AT SHEPPAR10N CARNIVAL. "Fleecing the Public." II. E. S. Biiil (president), R. A( Icnry (secretary),' Ernest Smith, J. W. Thomas, Geo. Paul, oil behalf of the ej 'ublic Questions Committee, wrote as OIIOTTS to the Shepparton Carnival ommittee We deeply regret ^ see | n the press your decision to continue | ambling m'connection'vqth tho annual ?v Jjmjhraj, especially after the 'experience f if last year, whan tho bookmakers, $ unnors and sympathisers so arranged .v vents that tho running was a fare?, | nd tho betting public ileeced. In fact, & o pronounced and flagrant wero their agoings that the local press, voicing Sjublic opinion, spoke in no uncertain stones ot the scandal and demanded tliat ptrong measures be taken to prevent a Recurrence of Iho evil. The remedy, fjjovyever, that you propose, viz "a hSljmited number of bookmakers/ is al gtfelher futile, as it still loaves it opeji ||>r' the bookmakers and runners to IJpmbino for their own benefit and the fijb...
THE CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 5 January 1915
THE CONCERT. The hall wns orowded iii the evening, hen tlio concert, in aid of. the echanics' Institute, was h Id, tlie kings being £13/12/- so that the stitutc should benefit to a good extent, he cantata "Soot and the Fairies,"was gain successfully slagetlj and a number other first-class items were given. he committee heartily thanks the ladies nd gentlemen \t!io so kiudly gave their J'qistance," '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 12 January 1915
I . ! Stone Jars Only. Straw Color from Age. BOL8 QIN PURE AND VERY WHOLESOME. DISTILLERY ESTABLISHED OVEK 335 YEARS. WAGNIER'S Pure French Grape ''BRANDY Cognac #^_JL T The Original House of mTQlMO IrT « STEWART, Edinburgh WW & iSP Founded 1779. A STRAIGHT TIP \ A B fL^ | " DRINK STEWARTS ! " fjf l|§f jgj | ||§| jf% W^ FI\E RULES FOR FORTUNE 1. C'ultivnlo and perfoct jour ideas. Experiment. The world is eager for something new, which, howover simple it may be, will save labor, or expense, or do things better. Let it bo more convenient, or promote pleasure-reduce waste. People who bundle things in every day use are the natural inventors of bettor things, and the natural capitalists of to-morrow. Read the splen Jid advice that lidison gives. Learn !he procedure a« to pa tenting in the cliief countries,-then seourc your own legal monopoly for your rights by becoming a patentee. 2. If that workman or foreman, or your ingenious friend has produced a clever invention ;>ut him ...