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A HIDEOUS TRAFFIC. WORN-OUT ENGLISH HORSES CONVERTED INTO FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
A HIDEOUS TRAFFIC. WORN-OUT ENGLISH HORSES CONVERTED INTO FOOD. Mr, Philip Gibbs, -writing Jin .the "Graphic" some years ago, described the via dolorosa of worn out English horses on their way to Belgian and Dutch slaughterhouses, and he made a strong appeal to Englishmen to stop this hideous traffic, which is undoubt-^ edly a lark stain on Britain's fame as" a humane nation. Since then many other appeals have been made for mercy for the poor" animals, who, after years of faithful toil on English high ways and in English fields', are sold for a few pounds, shipped off to .foreign parts, in fair weatner or foul, and after horrible sufferings are killed and converted inro butcher's meat for hu man consumption. But it is painful to know that jn spite of Government action—which followed the outburst of popular indignation—leading to more stringent inspection of exported _ ani mals, the traffic still continues, on a large scale, and that the horrors of in are scarcely diminished. Mr. Gib...
THE NEW DEVON. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
THE NEW DEVON. The new type of Devon is a big lusty, beef-producing animal, full of flesh and capable of growing to good weight. This rapid change which has been .brought about m the form of tn© breed has been dedicated by the pres sure of circumstances. The short horn was proving such a veritable ri val to 'the old type of Devon that for commercial purposes, it has supersed ed it largely, and the step which was taken by ilie Somerset breeders, in tue lirst place has rehabilitated 'he Devon in districts where it was losing its hold. There is evidence thai breeders are quite alive to the neces sity of settling down to a type; but they snould not make the mistake ot endeavoring to make the breed too big, as o-her wise they may fly to faults they wot not of.
TURNED THE TABLES [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
TURNED THE TABLES A young fellow, clad in homespun, i was standing near, the National Gal lery in London, when he was accosted by .half-a-dozen genteely dressed men with, "Just arrived in town?." . "Yes, and a greafc place it is," re plied the' young man from the country. "'Tis so," said another. "How is your mother ?" he . inquired, bent on sport with the Yorkshire man. "Oh, she's. pretity well," he replied "she's sent me up on. business." I "Ah, what irind of business?"- con- I tinued a third. - "Why," said Hie man, "she wanted j me to look about for half a dozen of the biggesfc fool? in London, and now 1 think I've got my eyes on them," The next moment the Yorkshireman had the pavement to himself. 11
COMMITIEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
COMMIT I EE MEETING The President said, with the secre tary, he attended the convention at Birchip on Friday. It was decided to support the sitting member, Hon W. Hutchinson, at the State elections. M r Clyne was present, but made 110 statement that he would withdraw from the contest. On the motion of Messrs A. G. Chappie and W. Pear son- the best thanks of the branch: were accorded the president and secre tary for attending the conference. In connection with the convention m Melbourne during- Royal Show •weak," "the - pvesidfent - said thesejmeet ing's were usually held during the aiorning, and when the business was finished there was 110 time >o go out to- the show. He moved that this branch recommend that future meet ings of the convention- be held' in the evening,, so that delegates attending may have a chance of seeing the show. Seconded by Mr A. Cromie and carried. The secretary stated that he had sopies of the rolls, and it was decided that the executive committee inspect ...
A COMPOSITE INTERVIEW. WITH SIXTEEN SERVANT GIRLS [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
I A COMPOSITE INTERVIEW. WITH SIXTEEN SERVANT GIRLS One of the humorous weekly jour nals with, which Londoii abounds, re cently published a series of grotesque drawings depicting England's unknown heroes. There was, for instance, the man who tendered the taxi-cab driver his legal fare, and heroes of the do mestic variety typified by the husband who argued with his mother-in-law. An Australian series might now com mence wuli the reporter who yester day interviewed sixteen imigrant do mestic servants at one and the same time. It was at the Domestic Help er's Home at Norwood, a building suf ficiently palatial to inspire one with a degree of awe on the doorstep; and the "interviewees" so 10 speak were the girls who arrived at the outer harbor on the Monday morning on board the P and O branch sLearner Borda. Mrs. Moore, the kindly ma tron of the Home, greeted the coura geous pressman in the hail, and escort ed him, all unprepared, lnio a large room, which seemed to his startled eyes, to ...
SHRINKAGE OF CATTLE IN TRANSIT. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
SHRINKAGE 0F CATTLE IN 1 TRANSIT. I The United States Department of Agriculture lias published, a bulletin giving the results of an extensive in quiry into the shrinkage m weight of beet cattle in transit irom. (the west. The inquiry covered actual commercial conditions, the total comprising over IUjOUO cattle, and included the drive from the ranch to (the railroad, and movement beyond point of origin. The shrinkage was, of course, variable, but tne large number of animals used as a basis, it is believed, gave a fair av erage. Tiie net was therefore found to range all the way from 15lb to . per head, or from 2.15 to 7 per cent., depending upon the length of time and other conditions, and was found to vary in direct proportions to their live weight when conditions were the same and all other factors were equal. The shrinkage during the first twenty-four hours was greater p r o p or-ti o n ato] y than for any succeeding period of the same duration, and proportinately smaller for each ...
THE Rupanyup Spectator. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY EVENING THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1914. NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
THE jjinpattgnp PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY EVENING THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1914. NEWS AND NOTES. A letter appeared in our last issue under the nora de plume of. " Ex President," with reference to a circu lar being printed and circulated bearing on the booth question of the A. and P. Society, that bore neither author's or publisher's name. In order to combat misrepresentation, we "desire to state that no circular was printed or delivered from this office in the manner prescribed. Since the formation of the Rupan yup Brass Band last week, we are pleased to report that the collectors met with liberal support in their can vass of the town for donations, £15 10s being received by the collectors to date. The playing members roll has I increased to 21. and the full band complement will, the secretary informs 1 us, be enrolled by the end of this week. | Mr Mar chant, consulting optician, I of Geelong, will visit Rupanyup on | "Wednesday, July 29, 1 till 4 pan, and may be consulted at the Royal Hot...
BLIND WATCHMAKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
BLIND WATCHMAKERS. ii-ind jjeople—.hose who liave been born biina—are, as is Weil known, ex ceeuingly ciever with their lingers, but it is. not often t-hau we hear ol a watchmaker who was born bund. Ana yet Lliere are instances of the kind. A .tamous bland watchmaker lived at Hoiueacii, in Lincolnshire.. His name was iiippin, and although completely blind, he could Uike to pieces and pu ■ oogetner again watches that were oi mosu delicate construction, with the greatest ease, and in quicker time tiian most watchmakers who have tiie advantage ol gooa eyesight. On one occasion some of the tiny wheeis anu screws used m his t'rade were stolen from him, but t-lie thief was cap urea with the property on him, and il-ippm identified »hem by his delicate sense of touch. A Barnstaple watch and clock maker brought up his blind son to his trade and tne young man proved so skiiiul ihafc on more than one occasion he de tected faults m time pieces which other tradesmen had failed to dis cover .
Church Services. Sunday, July 19, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
Church Services. Sunday, July 19, 1914. Church of England — Rupanyup, ] 1 a.m., H.C.; Lubeck, 3 p.m , and Glenorchy 7.30. Rev. H. A. Hayden. Presbyterian Church.— Rupanyup, 7, Banyena 11, Marnoo. 3 p.m. | Rev. E. H. M'Lean Shugg, B.A. ! Methodist Church.—Rupauyup at 11 a.m., Jackson; at 7 p.m. Allsop. Lallat 11 ; Burrereo,3 p.m, Allsop.
WHAT THE KING CAN DO. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
WHAT THE KING CAN DO. What are the King's powers, to which reference )s being made. Le gally, if not actually, hey are very large. By ins personal fiat the King could disband tne army, sell any or all vesseils m the navy, dismiss near ly all members of tlie Civil Service, declare war agamsi. any power, or anako pe»oe en his own initiative. by lus signature ail mma.es of pris ons could be released and fully pard oned. He couid raise any man, wo man or child to the peerage and dis pose as he thought lit of the sover eignity over any colony or Dominion within the ICmpire.- All these tnmgs are the King's peroga.ives. Last aiiu greatest of them is- that the King can do no wrong.
SPORTING. FOOTBALL. THE NIEWAND TROPHY COMPETITION MURTOA V RUPANYUP Murtoa win by 10.18 to 4.10 [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
SPORTING. FOOTBALL. The Niewand Trophy Competition Murtoa v Rupanyup Murtoa win by 10.18 to 4.10 The above teams . met in competi tion for the Niewand trophy' on. the local show-ground yesterday. There -was a fair attendance, but very little interest was shown in the match. Hupanyup had the misfortune to lose the services of Joe West in the first quarter through his getting a terriffic kick on the shin bone, and conse quently played the remainder of the game-with 17 men. Although there was nothing to warrant it, the game was decidedly rough. The first quar ter gave Hupanyup a lead of 2.3 to 2 goals. The second was a " cake walk" for Murtoa, who put up 5.7 to 0.1, and in the third repeated it with 1.10 to 1.4. The final was more even, the visitors scoring 2.1 to 1.2, leaving the result—viurt'oa, 10.18 (78), Hupan yup, -4.10 (34.) Out of a weak team Rupanyup had the b^sfc man on the ground in Fullart-on, well supported by West, Duulop and Payne. P. Sprake, of Murtoa, was very deadly g...
HOW TO STRIKE SAFETY MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
HOW TO STRIKE SAFETY MATCHES. It is a common tiling with smokers for their safety ma-cliboxes to live cut on striking side before all the matches are used up. If ;iity Mill keep in mind just one thing Ins can always be averted. The safety s'r.K ing part is very quick on trigger,,, an.i needs only a slight contac', m&'.ojd if u long scratch. Simp 15- , idle t.nd of the match quickly f.>. iibojt. 11 yu.v ter of an inch on the t-triking kujface- In this way the" out.-; je t ay &lt;t.' t.ys be kept fresh and t.-a'y-e . 1 i.c ni. scratch of course causes th-? match tc .,gnite before contact and •"lie surface is actually burn- up_. Some safety mat-ches will si-T'.ca 011 a window pane. . •
RICHARDSON VALLEY ASSOCIATION Marnoo v Banyena. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
Richardson "Valley Association Marnoo v Banyena» The abotve teams met on Saturday last on the M arnoo ground, and au exciting match resulted in a -win for the home team by S points, tli£ totals being—Ma moo, 2.12 (24 pts) ; Ban yena, 2.4 (16 pts.) For the winners none did better than Mannington, Snowy," Pickford, MWAlister, Par son, and J ones Bros. W. King,, j Cooper and M 'Cardie were the most prominent for Banyena, others to show up well being Dunlop, West and Matheson. The position of 'the thres clubs,, with two rounds still to go, is as fol lows— "Won Lst JDn Pts Marnoo 4 0 0 16 Banyena 2 2 0 8 Traynor's L0 4 0 0 GOLF.
BOOKS BOUND IN GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
BOOKS BOUND IN GOLD. One thousand- four hundred pounds is the value set upon a magnificent specimen or present day English book binding about to be sent io America. Tne book is an illuminated maiiusJ cript of some of Keat's poems, and has just l^en published after two years work.. Tiie poeins are written and i uumated on vellum, and illustrated with original water colors, whJe tne morocco cover is elaborately gold-tooi ed, inlaid wiith over 4400 pieces of col ored leather, and set with over lUuv precious stones, Volumes in modern bindings which sell lor £200 to £500 each are by n means uncommon. Not, Jong ago, i'oi instance, a set of Dickens was pub lished in America, the price per vol ume being £200, each book being bound in vellum and closed in a cask et of white silk and leather. Ano her remarkable work was Mr. Hubert's Home Bancroft's famous "Book oi Wealth," the edition of which was limited to 400 copies—150 at £500 each, and the remainder ait the rela tively modest sum of £100...
RYPANYUP V. MURTOA. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
Kupanyup v. Murtoa. On Saturday last the local team visited Murtoa to play a friendly, match, which resulted in a win" for tlxe home team by 24 holes 23 aces: The visiting team spent a -very enjoyable afternoon, and congratulated the iVlur toa club "on their progressiveness. The course has been much improved, and tho erection of a golf house has added much, to the comfort of th.3 players and visitors. The following were the scores— Gentlemen. M urtoa Rupany up L. Walker .6' & W. J. Farrer 0 0 H.Haley 10 5 R.Lawrence 0 0 H-Comptono 5 .W.Miller U 0 J. Mullins 13 Dr Cook 0 Q1 L. Lamp sq W_ Dyer sq R. J. Scott 1 3 J. Lawson 0 0 E. Murphy 13 B. Hutchings 0 0 G. Mc.Viullin 0 0 Geo. Hine 3 4 L. Kyle 4 5 C Williamson 0 0 H» Tepper 1 3- ' K. M'Mulliiv 0 0 J. Smith 0 0 L. Lawrence 5 5 Ladies* Mrs Uther 0 0 Mrs Lawson 7 5 „ Murphy 2 3 Miss Macintosh 0 0 Miss Hogan 0 0 Airs Cook 2 3 j, Uartlenian 10 5 Mrs Hutchings 0 0 „ M 'Kean sq Miss Dyer sq . Totals 41 40 - IT 17
RECIPE FOR SKIM-MILK CHEESE [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
RECIPE FOR SKIM-MILK CHEESE The skim-milk must be left until it is quite thick, then well strained, which can be done by hanging it up in a clean linen bag. When drained dry add salt to taste, and rub the curds well to make them appear &lt;nealy. Stand in a warm place near a stove for a few days till they get gluey. Then put into a saucepan, and fry with fresh butter till all is well melted. Run into a basin, and leave to get cool. It is then ready for use. This recipe is used by many farmers' wives in Western Australia, and is well recommended. An important experimental trial was made on the L.N.W. Railway be tween Foleshill and Nuneaton with a petrol-driven rail car. The teat was a complete success, and foreshadows a revolution in railway locomotion. The car is 60 feet in length and is of full railway carriage gauge. It runs smoothly on two sete of bogle wbreela, and can be pulled up very BTGI&B&tr,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
Bfiaayip . STOCK SALE SUEE1', -CATTLE, HORSE THURSDAY', JULY 16 At ].S() o'clock. XT OUNG BROS., under iristru tio-ia fro.m I owners, will otfer as aboce — ,i 0 t sheep. ] 5 ■> x ewes, 4 yrs, with lambs , ; 17.1 merino wethers, 6 and 8 th 35J merino and cb ewes, 4, 6 and S th 6) x;,e\ves, 6 and 8. th, in lamb Leicesters 50 x >ve.iiiec3, niixid sexes, Jtntries received up to hour of Sal*. ' EUPANYUP STOCK SALE — TUESDAY, JULY 21, 1914 — At i.3u p.m. "SHEEP. CATTLE, HORSES swpOUNG-''.BROS, instructed, from vari-, ous owners, will offer at the** jaids on above date, Horses, Cattle,. Sheep. 200 xbred weaners,"mixed sexes ... ~ 100 merino ewes, 6 arid 8 th, lambing to Linco n rams - Early Entries Invited Mitchell Bros, and. White, AUCTIONEERS, LAND SALESMEN, STOCK AND STATION AGENTS, SWORN VALUATORS. MOKEY TO LEND AT LOWEST RATES STA~WELL. 1 AND AT Ballaroi, Warracknabeal, Murtoa, Rupauyup and Miuyip. AUCTION SALES conducted in any part ol the district.. AGENTS FOR— Messrs Dalgety ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
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Commercial. LOCAL PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 16 July 1914
Commercial, » LOCAL PRODUCE MARKET. s d Wheat, per bushel. .... 3 7 ' Flour, per bag ... 14 6 Butter, per lb ... 1 0 Eggs,'per dozen . . 1 0 Oats, per bushel 1 -6 to 1 9 Bran, per bushel 1 0 11 Pollard, per bushel 1 0&lt; . 1 1 Cheese (retail), per lb ... 11 Tallow, per lb ... 0 \l/z Sheepskins ... ... 0 6 Potatoes . v ... 5s 6d bag Onions ... li's cwt