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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
LUCAS'S BIGSALE TO-DAY. ._-'7ýýy:--ft '"`.-ý,^: . ::w` 'ý.'+, "1.: : - _i:" ýývý .'i. k .` . _": t . ~, -. - .::ý:,F f~ '4_ - "!.7 :. ? iy -" 7 .' : : Vi. . A i. oney-Sa,ving Opportunity - FOR THREFTY PEOPLE. -"ý: :- Y~.: - _ - "' :a .-... ._ ,.-- t .- i , "UR every effort since Christmas has O been bent in preparations for mak ing this Sale the most stock-reducing event- in our history. Every line throughout our huge stock o f seasonable character we have ruth lessly price-pruned, and many end-of season purchases from Melbourne manu facturers will be sold At Less than they cost to produce. j Veryy staple Goods, such as HOUSEHOLD LINENS, No ~twithstandinfg late cabied advances of prices in the home markets, will be sub staitally reducef, and be.rig in mind thefc theat ou goode came direct to us from the looms and are b thu ht for prompt caash, no city hou e with their big expenses can afford to serve you as cheaply as we can and will. SAt Le ta tEE OUR BBIG PRICE-LIST. If one has no...
A DEADLY INSULT. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
A DEADLY INSULT. "Harry Love," exclaimed Mrs Knowall to her husband on his return one evening from his office, "I have b-been d-dreadfully insulted t" "Insulted ?" exolaimed "Harry love' "By whom?" "B-by your mother," answered the young wife, bursting into tears. "Mpy mother, Flora? Nonsensel She's miles on a visit to poor Tom." Flora dried her fears. "I'll tell you all about it, Harry love," she said. "A letter came to you this morning addressed in your mother's handwriting, so, of course I -I opened it." "Of course!" repeated Harry dryly. "It-it was written to you all tie way through. Do you understand?" "I understand. But where -does the insult come in?" "It--it 'ame in the p-p-postscript," cried the wife, bursting into fresh floods of briny. "It said--'P.P.P.S- Dear Flora. d-don't fail to give tnie 1-letter to Harry. I w-want him t h-have ." A woman who was sitting in the gallery at a pantomine in London was warned by the attendant that unless she could keep her baby quiet she a...
MARYBOROUGH TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
NIARYBOROUGH TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. Name. No. "Advertiser" Office ... ... i Albion Hotel .. .. ... 29 Bank of Victoria . ... ... 53 Bennell, C. B. (senior~lineman)... 63 Bennett, John . ... ... ... 44 Brewery (and private residence) 12 Brownbill, G. M. ....., .. 49 Burge; H. ... ... .. . ... 50 Bull and Mouth hotel ... .. 2 Cleary, J. N.... . .. ... 8 Colman and Lardner ... 39 Commercial Hotel ... .. ... 67 Court House .. ... .. ... 45 Cox, J. B.... ... ... ... .21 Crameri, E..... ... .. .. 22 Crooks 3. B. ... 7... .. 70 Davey, Noah... .... .. 3..62 Davies, I.. . ..... .. 57 Deane, Dr. B. W. ... ... .. 23 Douglass and Son (F. Fisher) ..: 17 Edwards and Co ... . .. ... 11 Fire Brigade ........... ... .31 Flour Mills and Mr Land's pri vate residence..: ... .. 47 Garde, Dr G. E... . ..: .. 2 Gas Company .. .. ... 681 Green, W. ....... .. ..7 Grigg,' H., and Co. .... ... 37 Harris, I...: .... ... ... 6 Herring, B. 8...............41 Howlett and Black....: ...., 7 Hospi...
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
AGRIOULTUTAL ITEMS. The ?arrot has a deep-rooting habit, and great care should be exercised min the preparation of a. good tilth. This desirabeit result is hastened by expos ing the land in a somewhat crude con dition, so that it readily breaks down to the weather. Soil. that is desti tute of lime does not grow carrots to the best advantage. There should not be more than .38 per cent. of milk-fat in the whey, which is the serum remaining after the curd has been removed, in the manufacture of cheese. Whey should be transpar ent and of a greenish colour. When a cheese has been carelessly made the whey is rich in fat, and of a whitish or milky colour. Turpentine, in which is dissolved as much camphor as it will take up, is pre-eminently the dressing for lacera tions, bruises, and cuts. Its antiseptio action is equal to that of carbolic acid; it speedily stops the bleeding, allays the pain, and hastens the process of healing. Few, if any, ulcers long re sist its continual application. T...
A DEAL IN DALMATIANS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
A DEAL IN DALMATIANS. . gentlemen went into a shopi:.n Bhirmningham and told the proprietor that he wantod to buy a Dalmatian dog to take abroad with him. "Certainly. sir," said the assistant.; "I've got, the very thing." In a quarteor of an hour he brought out the animal: the customer paid!:he money and departed. Before his train timei. how ever, a heavy shower fell . The gentlemInen returned with ::the dog in a state of indignation. Look t him '' he cried. "You told ,,o he as a Dalmatian. Give me --y aon Cy back. All his spots are waId off it the rain." The propr:etor apologised. "t's .il bhat stupid fool's mistake. eo called to his assistant. Jam,,es, did you sell this dog to t h i s e n t i , .? ? " '.,. -o,,u ought. to be ashamed-o "' ur;-el . t1' you know an um brla ce wt. this dog?"
PROTEIN AND NUTRITION. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
PROTEIN AND NUTRITION. Discussing the investigations into the nutritive value of proteins, Professor Wood recently said all the British ex perimente of a more practioal nature had been recalculated on a systematic basis by Ingle. From them it ap peared that increase of protein in the ration, beyond somewhere between Ij lb, and 21b, per 10001b. live-weight _sr day of digestible protein.'..;E. to have aay dire.t .;,iiuence on increase in live w'eight. They 'might fairly conclude, then. that about 2lb. of protein per 1000 lb, live-weight per day was suffi cient for a fattening ox. This amount was repeatedly exceeded in most of the districts where beef production was a staple industry, the idea being to pro duce farmyard manure riol in nitrogen. The economy of this method of aug menting the fertility of the land was very doubtful. Protein was the most expensive constituent of an animal's dietary. If the scientific investigator, from a study of the quantitative cornm ýosition of the prot...
MAN-EATING FOXES. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
SAN-EATING FOXES. That the fox may be a nian-eater appears from experience in; UTppei PiedImoni, Italy. A youig woman, ao cust on ed to wander -:in the -mountmain orges, disappeared, and after a time ':ome articles of clothing belniging to her, surrounded wit ?footprints of:foxe.s ,'-re discovered ats point nearlv .1 mile above sea-level: As . theeo were no other tracks, it' was concluded that, while stupefied by cold or, fatigue, the woman must have been attacked and eaten by these animals.
POTASH AND CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
POTASH AND CROPS. One of the most striking effects of potash manures is the remarkable way in which they promote the growth of clovers and other leguminous plants. Thus when potash is applied to a field of mixed herbage, it encourages the growth of the clovers to such an ex tent that the general aspect of the vegetation is entirely changed. It also encourages the growth of the finer and more nutritious grasses A fur ther effect of potash is that it renders the plant more resistant to the attacks of fungoid parasites, well seon in the ease of rust on wheat, leaf-spot funw gus on mangolds, and oven in some cases "finger and toe" in turnips. Potash is the dominant manirial in gredient for potatoes, where it not only improves the qua]ity, but gi ea a high er yield, which contains a Barger pro portion of marketal'e size ptatoes..
REMEDY FOR GLARING LIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
FOR GLARING LIGHT. A novel device has recently been perfected for overcoming the danger from glare in motor-car : -headlights. This devieo cansists of a rack of alum- inium plates, placed behind the main glass and in front of the lens -::and burner. These pla.tes are placed hori zontally, one above the other: about one-eigth of an inch apart,. and have their lower surfaces highly polished, and the upper surfaces painfed a dead black. The effect is that from a dis tanco of about 150 yards, the full light is seen without any apparent shading," b.ut as the car approaches, the light :and glare become weaker and weaker, intil, when a. few yards away, nothing can he seen but a faint grey glow.
WRITERS AND WRITINGS. LITERARY NOTES AND VERSES. A SCARECROW GENIUS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
WRITERS AND WRITINGS. LITERARY NOTES AND VERSES. A SCARECROW GENIUS. Some further remarks on that peculiar genius, Francis Thompson, given by Mr Garvin in Meynell's biography : One day, greatly daring, Thompson thrust a bunch of manuscript in the door of the only Catholic magazine he knew. Sir months passed before the editor sampled it and found it good; and many more passed before the print ing of a piece brought the editor and the poet face to face. : Scarecrow as he was, he confirmed the impression his pen had made; he had written a learned thing with no books at hand save the "Blake" and "Eschylus" he had brought to London. . . Thompson's miserable life in London's under-world lasted for two years and five months. It began in November, 1885, and deliverance came in April, 1888. The meeting between Thompson and Mr Meynell, the editor, is thu. described:-" Many days after, my father, being in his workroom, was told that Mr Thompson wished to see him. 'Show him up,' he said, and wa...
COMMERCIAL. CARISBROOK STOCK MARKET. THURSDAY, Feb. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
C 0MEROIFAL. CARIýBROOK STOCK MARKET. TcusD..Y, Feb. 19. Mr Chas. Bucknall reports :-Supplies were very moderate to-day, but owing to the extremely hot weather of the past week the trade had stock on hand, and r quirements were not so farce as usual Bast mutton 63 to 9 1 per head higher, otherwise no other alterations took place Cattle-52 head; beat buliocks, £10 to £1115/; others, £8 to £9; cows and heifers; £5 to £6:12/6. Fat Sheep.-270; best crossbred wethers, 1819; ditto ewes, 15/; merino wethers, 1315 to 16/9; ditto ewes, 9/9 to 13i9. Lambs.-391; prime and heavy pens, 17/6 (96 at this figure); prime, i5/6; good, 1318 to 14/3; small and useful, 1117 to 1313; and 99 welt-bred, good-conditioned stores at 13/.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
INGRAM'S TOMATO SAUCE ST ftnee tvra 'Gs 5a:Tee ther® 's nothing wasted. Ingram'u makes the plain ut food too good to 1 JAS. MINIFIE & CO., MARYBOROUGH FLOUR MILLS. 'PHONE 47. A. LAND, Manager. FLOUR, MEAL, BRAN, POLLARD, and WHEAT," AT CURRENT RATES., Notice to District Consumers. Our Bran and Pollard is Branded distinctly with our name'(MINIFIE.) Ask for that Brand only and SUPPORT LOCAL INDUSTRY. DISTRICT FARMERS PLEASE NOTE-] WHEATS IN ANY QUANTITIES, BOUGHT UP TO 10,000 BAGS. e HIGHEST MARKET PRICE. CASH ON DELIVERY. For Wheat Delivered to the Mill id. per bus above Melbourne equivalent given. ARTIFICIAL MANURES. CUMING SMITH'S MANURES HAVE THE LARGEST SALE IN AUSTRXLIA. FARMERS-Send Your Orders at Once to . H.. e W IL LIAMS, SOL-E DISTRICT AGENT, HIGH-STREET, MARYBOROUGH. TO DO OTHERS GOOD. " I have been living in S. W. Queens land for thirteen years," writes Mr. J. R. Tindale, Editor of the Cunnamulla "Watchman." " During that time I have been eubject to attace uD marr...
QUAINT TENURES. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
GUAINT TENURES. The kings and princes of England seem to have delighted to amuse them ~olves by the devising of tenures for their personal profit, pleasure, and amusement. Some in their nature (writes Paul Monckton in the "Con temporary Review") are such as to be unprintable in the twentieth century Press; these quickly came to be com muted to a money payment. Others, again, are positively amazing in the variety and nature of the oustoms by shich they were to be held. For instance, the Lordship of Bures, in Essex, was held by the sergeantry of scalding the King's hogs; Carleton, in Nottingham, by the service of one catapult in the year for all services; two farms at Caricoats, Yorkshire, by the service of finding, one a right hand glove, and the otiher a left hand glove, the whole of the Manor of Caldeoote was held by Humphrey de Bdhm by virtue of being Lord High Constable of England-a post now abolished on ac count of the degree of power and splen dour attaching to tihe office; Els...
WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKETS. MELBOURNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKETS. MaLeoUasc, Saturday. Wheat.-The market yesterday was quieter in tone, buyers being less willing to operate. The supply offering, however, is not large. Parcels are quoted at 3/9, sellers asking 3/9?j. Farmers' lots are quoted on the basis of 3/7= to 3/S. The London market is quieter. Flour.-The association price for local consumption is £S/15/ delivered. Bran and Pollard.-The association price for both articles is £5 delivered. Barley.-Values for prime malting Eng lish renmain steady, and there is a fair demand. A fair parcel of good English malting has been sold at 3;3. prime being worth 3,5 to 3/6, but medium quality is slow of sale. Prime Cape malting has had a moderate turnover at 2/4, while about 1000 bags of good have been sold at 213 to 213;. Feed is neglected at about 2/. Oats.-The market is firm in tone for good milling, supplies offering being of restricted volume. Sydney buyers are inquiring, but will not meet sellers' limits. Good Algerian mill...
FERMENTATION IN PAPER-MAKING. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
FE,,NTATION IN PAPER AKI' G. An',mn the r..cent improvements in h n ' paper-making materials is a process for etaoting the starch from .cotton rags tat are used in making inen papers. PracticallU all cott?o? cloth ha's som kind of a filler, and much of .his is starch. In clippings rou n o? - cth thero is a eonsiderbe amount or starch filler. It was the ;ruc-e F.ormerlyv to soak the iags? in: warm ,ater, and then to boil -them in an alkali solution. But the effect of ih alkrli on starch is very slow, as it caus.e the starch to swell up, so that the solution reaches the inner part of the starch grains only with difficulty. 3Mair is added in the proper amount to convert the starch into a soluble sugar ~Bich readily dissolves out of the fibre of the cloth and leaves it free of the i lor. The active principle of the malt is the "enzymes" that attack the starch just as they do in the. brewing pr oces and convert it into a form ofi sugar that is easily disposed of.
CENTRAL EXCELSIOR. A PROSPECTIVE REVIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
CENTdRAL EXCELSIOR. A PROSPE0TIVE REVIVAL. for a considerable time past Mr N. Davey, "f Maryborough, has been ag; tating to cre.te a revival in quartz. mining in the distrý,t. and has so far succeeded as to persuade s carty ot Melbourne and Ballarat investors o purcha-e the Central Excelsior Reef, a, Homebush, from Messrs Wilson and Shill. Ti'ne company has been floated in 50,000 shares, 15,000 of which are paid up, and operations under the new management will be commenced im mediately. It is confidently anticipated that this movement will be the beginning of a revival in quartz mining in the district.
A NEW JERSEY CHAMPION. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
A N EW JERSEY OCHA PI0. "What. is the highest record we can expect a dairy cow to make?" is a query that hss often been made. -?s it was with the trotting horse, 20 or 30 years ago, when animals began to ap pear that could trot a mile in ie-,s than three minutes, for instance, Maudo .. makint a record of 2.10, many thought that tne speed limit of the horse hal been reached, and so it. was with the dairy cow. When Teksa. Sunbeam, a Guernsey, made her phenomenal re cord of 857 pounds of fat. in one year. it was doubted by many who had not studied the bre?edntg of dairy m o, closely that her record would scarely be equalled, if ever excetlled. Nt lon, after this. Colnautha 4th's Johanna. I Holstein, made 09S pounds of fat. xc ling Yeksa Sunbeam's record .y i11 pounds of fat. Hero cie scoi"d c re cord remained for .several years, but it was finally displaced by B?ano-ie Belle Do Kol, who nmade in cie year 105S.34 pounds of fat. Jacoba Irene. with a yl.arlv rncard ui 954 lbs of fat held ...
DUKE AND MAIN LEADS CONSOLS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 February 1914
DUKE AND MAIN LEADS CONSOLS. At the Duke and Main Le ds Con. sols the wa.h workings at the further most point up the lead contin.e to opt, up satfactori y, whilst the main north. underdevel is b~-ing vigorously pushec ahead, and in about five weeks' time will be far enough advanced to constru.* another rise which will be in close co: tct with ai auriferous zone or country and a:-o nearnig the point where an ex ceiient prospect of gold was obtainer from a surface bore. In this locahle good payable wasbdirt is anticipatei. the finandial position of the company is solid. With the money to come -u by i?stalrnens from the sale of slimes in to-junction with the sum of monec now to credit, there is about £2800. and ther is also £1200 worth of firs wood, etc., paid for on the mine.