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WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
º WOMEN'S INTERESTS. (By "Ambrosine.") In London hat shapes are smaller and more compact than they have been. But these differences do not at all . ietract from their charms and becomingness. Quite the oontrary. Neither do they limit the variety. Small and compact as shapes taken as a whole may he. their variety of line is indefinite. Only the hypercritical will have fault to lind with the spring millinery, taken as a whole.' There are, of course, a few shapes and 'styks that are strange and freakish, but spelt from these there is 'so much to please that unattractive styles can be left alone. Usually she brim is at one side, and it shoots out picturesquely at. the termination of a graoeiul and gradual curve. Some of the brims are given a piIchi here 'nd a lift-up there, giving a "saucy'' as pect to the whole effect. .Some of the shapes have crownis that reach a considerable height, others have crowns of only moderate heigil-., but a brim that is tremendously high at one side, toweri...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER "(Prom Our _,pecial Coreoppandeat). .The attitude of, the public biu,' towards motorists awas inhdicted by'tlin -doimonstrition -of the -rowd at Prin ces Bridge the otheli- afternoon wheo a young woman was run down and in jured to an extent thath caused hes death. For a tiune the incensed ci'owc looked- like taking the law into; theoi own .hands. The growing frequenc3 of accidents that maim and kill inof. fensive citizens has roused an antago nistic feeling towards motorists that only needs a spa'rk to cause it to ex plode into somethniig serious. Among the many hun'dreis of motorists there are, of course, many who exercise the greatest care and consideration. But there are others. There are the motor hogs who are drunk with the pride of possession, and the speed possibilities of the machine, and reckless as to con sequences. For the arrogance of these, motorists as a body have to suf fer. .'The remedy-which would be welcomed alike by the public, and by the motorist...
FEEDING WHEY TO YOUNG STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
FEEDING WHEY TO. YOUNG.: STOCK. "Now York Produce RevioieV' has been asking its ~readers to. give itheir:. experience of -feeding whliey to yeouna stock. Here are three of" the replid'es rsceived: - 1st.-The whey should :tho clen?ii :al fed in dlean. troughs. Twielhe~, poliiiids of whey equal about did ioiiul.nd of grain for pig and poultry feed. T?o? pounds of whey equal ene pound "" of :'iun-milk as feed. Sour whey .can be fed, but we prefer sweet sterilised whey.. The troughs should be of ri- tal, such as galvanised iron ones, to, keep them from souring, so they can beo easily cleaned. lave a large trough for pigs and a smaller one for chickens and a faucet a.t one end of the trough, so they can be easily cleaned. 2nd.-Have had no experience along this line. Do not think it could be .made profitable unless there was a large supply of whey and one was able to conduct the business on a large scale. If a factory was already pro vided with suitable quarters for the :animals and th1 m...
ENSILAGE MAKING THE BEST WEED-KILLER. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
ENSILAGE: MAKING, THE -BEST, .WEED-KILLER:.... IOf all the vegoetation pests tliat tare -ant'gonistic: to :lrofitable ;graim. grow= :ig; -it? iS 'ilniost 3nvaLriably 'agreed thliat wildt oats isthe very wiorst.r ".Almost" "s.used iadvisedl'y,i as. there aire yet thoseo ilo fa;vour t1ie lettiing of --the . wild oats grow during thel ' grass ota idon Iperiod 'is freely as tlicv-i will fot alie feeding of tlie stock. This isweedy :ttiff, of course, is, turned 'ider 'fferf s.rding.i at fallowinig tine,:, but this, eiven adniitting that.ivild, oats furnishes: . ood feed, is lfpronoiuncedlljy the most ,'xperienced s. mani 's-.a ':falicy.- To endeavour to kill . wild oats by plough ii:-theiii und:e2ii: onco. they haivo :at 'aiicd.: the seeding sta-te, lhas e:-bene :i'proved to be not 'only ntile; bhit ono. :of, the gi ertesat :evils wh_·ierever: prat t ised d:(.,t 1Wild oits `it .i, found ca? tonly boe k'oilled lny pObghlliig' thelien?-i Ider. si:the gieen a'stage, miiiiediagte] af" "ers ;...
POULTRY FEEDING—VARIOUS METHODS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
POULTRY FEEDING--VARIOUS METHODS. The question of feeding is oin all fours with that of housing; there are many different methods and systems, all of which have their ardent sup porters and opponents. It reminds me of the proverb--"One man's meat is another man's poisoi." As in the matter of housing, it is impossible for a hard and fast rulo to be laid down for a system of feeding which shall be equally suitable for all lplaos and climates. The diet suitable for a per on living in, say, Fiji, would not be theo most suitable for some one in the Antarctic regions, and the same reasoning applies to our feathered friends. Of course, the same diet would possibly .sustain life in both the geographical extremes just mentioned, but in treating of the feeding of fowls we do not merely want to feed themn in order to keep them alive, but so that the best return in the shape of eggs may be had from them. Good housing z Td good feeding will always pay better tha.n indifferent housing and indiffe...
PRESERVING BUTTER. A TESTED METHOD. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
PRESERVING BUTTER. A TESTED. METHOD. A contributor to "Hoard's Dairy man" gives the following recipe for preserving butter, which, he says, has no equal or superior :-Churn and then wash w\\oll the Iutter in several cold waters so as to thoroughly rniilove every trace of the butter-milk. Drain well, spread it thinly, and salt to suit the taste, sprinkle the salt thinly over every portion of it. Work well, drain again, and st in a cold cellar of even niiperature or in a refrigerator untmi next day. Then work it again by means of a butter ladle, and pat it into little cakes the size of an egg, and pat each of these (one at a time) until thin as a wafer, so as to drain off all the water possible. Pack inu earthern jars, filling with 1" in. of the top. Next wring a white linen or muslin cloth from cold water (cutting it to lap a little over the jar), and on the top of the cloth put fine salt until it colles level with the top of the jar. Put a sheet of paraffihn paper over the salt, sea...
ANECDOTES OF EDISON. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
ANECDOTES. OF EDSON. ,jlln "Thomas Alva Edison: Sixt., Years of an Inventor's Life," , ly ,Francis Arthur Jones, a- well-written aind interesting biography 'just( pub lished by Hodder 'and SStoughton, theic are a number of anecdotes con corning the great -iml toir.' le iineve carries a '.watcli, nd thci, is no clock to bo seen ini the chiemical. : la boratory -wher.e he hworks. With lni I it is "tilim.e to linock oil wheii a task isJ-fi;islhied .TlIehboiii has nthing oolk his little son, to se Edi oli'. and begged that ihe would say soime thiiig t. the bo, wlitch \would -help to influence hlis 'life. - Nfir. Edison: .loaked down Uiiion the laid, pat;tetd his curily head,. and then w i thl :a smile of0 unusual kindliness said-l"My' b)oy, n"ever w'atch the clock." ' - ; '- HIS PAITIENCE. Ki otiling puts. Edison out,' and 'the fact that lhe possesses so even a: tetilperaiment is douibtless due to his: nlifailing fund of ) patience. It is* told of him that he had for... siome days been ...
GO TO ICELAND FOR LONG LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
GO TO ICELAND FOR LONG LIFE. It would he interesting "to know il any part of the world beats Iceland inl the average of. life of its inhabi- tants. ItL is shoin inl the census of l)JOi) thait on anl average the lcalile! of that island live- to to the age of .61.8 . years. which is. very, nearly double the, iiuaint duration . o,:llumin life is 'it wais computed 'i "genirritio ago. Siieden and ,Norway are ic-:: garded as veryl healthful ,coutinties, but Iceland t;akes the palm in long evity, the -,nisa dinition of life in Sweden beingl. a.50.2 years iand : in Norway 4:.994: years..: Some of [ci laud's earthquakes are nerve-rac!:ilg, but in the whothe ole thlives of iMost of its siiiple and industriouis inhali tants slip along. with few incident's. that uindul.y stimulate or depress the pule:. The little island enjoys Lilanl of the ad\vantages of civilisation and avoids most 'of its drawbacks.
A VALUABLE INVENTION [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
A VALUABLE INVENTION All sheep-grower: will be interested to hear of the wonderful profit on wool buying and treating transactions ob tained by a woul-classer named Mr Darrocq, a resident of Ballan, who ha, injvented a machine for treating ' doggy " wool. He bought up the "dags"-which under present conditions are unsaileable-from several of the wool sheds, paying £2 10s for the lot. These were put through the machine and the foreign matter separated from the wool. The latter, when bagged, filled 11 bales. which are expected to sell at £10 per bale, making a profit of £107 10s on the transaction. It is understood that a patent has been taken out for the ma chine, which should be the means of turning into a valuable commodity an article that has hitherto been valueless.
Indigestion. WHY IT IS SO COMMON. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
Indigestion. WHY IT IS SO COMMON. The strenuous modern life we lead ofteni upsets .the' digestive system. Then, too, worry, overwork, anxie ties of varioussdor s, excitemelit laite hours' trying climatic:. onditions; lack of exerciser too o lenti exer cie-are eaclhand all. capable of briniging about a deianged condition of the stom acih Add to these exz. cessive tea idrinking, to which many. of us 'must p'ie d giltyg - and you see clearly enough rlw:hy q ii?gestion'is so common: To avoid -indigestion and its. dis tressing synmptomsii you must take an occasional ;dose ofi Mother Sei?el's' Syrup But' to bainishlindi gestionh and i ts =hea th?destroying effects, its pains and discomforts,"you must. take a regulari courie ',of Niother Seigel s Srup '1 liere ii't a remedy in existence that; can cure you at once if yoqu :i.vi beeh.iiffer ing for a long time but cuick- relief and,: eventual: restor;ation toii good ;health are %'cer an Iy.; yell ivliin the powers of' ,, Mo t her,":Seiget's ...
HIDE MARKET April 29. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
HIDE MARKET" "April29. Dalgety and Company, Ltd,, report: Victorian light.weights ... 8)d to 8id do. medium-weights ... n8d to 8-d do. kip weights ..... 8id to'Sd do. dry condition ...8-i to lOd: do. heavy hides (picked) 9id to lOd do. do. do. (stout.) 8--d to 9d do. do. (sheety) ... 8d to 84d . do. bull hides ... ... 6d to 7d .do. damaged hides and kips ... ... .., 7 d to 7.d Light. Heavy Calfskins ... 10¼d to 10,d 7.-d to 8d do. meaty 7.d to 8d 6d to 6id do, cut .,.. id to Sid 5.d to 6d
THE FIGHT WITH SORREL [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
THE FIGHT WITH SORREL The spread of the sorrel weed is a great nuisance in some parts of the south-east. Even when plough-d d .wn in the autumn and apparently kille I, it has been found that atter a crop had been sown the rains which sprouted the young crops also started the p'!ughtd down sorrel, which came up in -uch profusion as to choke tile crop. One resident, who cotmbines farm crops with sheep-breeding, has made an important discovery. He found that after diic'ng to kill the weed roots the sorrel c me up with the first shower. He caused the young growth to be eaten down by the sheep before the plants -eede,, be. cau-e the vitality of the sorrel. is such thAt the seed. wi I sprout up again, even after having passed through the sheep. Eating down by itself, or disc ing by itself, had proved equally inef fective. , he two things dote in con jutncti;tt got rid of th.- pese. First the discing brought the roots to the surface, to be killed by knocking about under heat, and then when...
FURRED SKINS April 29. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
FURRED SKINS April 29, Dalgety and Company, Ltd, report: Vic, Brush Kangaroo 2/ to 2/9 Ib Rabbits, Victorian, headless per lb. Best ... ... 9d to 11d Mixed .... 7jd to 9d Dobs and halfgrown 7 d to 8d Kittens ....... 4jd to 5?d Fox skins Winter firsts 90/ to 108/ per doz. ,, seconds 60/- to 80/- i ,, thirds 36/- to 50/- ,, Wallaby, tanners' 2/4 to 2/7 per lb Do. thin fur 2/9 to 3/3 ,, Do. good fur "3/6 to 4/6 ,,
THE TIDES High water at Marlo and Conran. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 8 May 1914
THE TIDES -4---- High water at Mario and Conian. Friday, May 8, 5.57 a.m. 6,34 p m Saturday, ,, 9, 7.12 ,; . .51 Sunday, ,,10, 829 ,, '-9. 95 Monday, ,, 11, 9.38 , 10.9 : Tuesday, ,, 12 10.39 ,, 1 1. Wednesday;, 13: 11 32: 11.: 7 Thursday' ,, 141 1242; 12.20:;; Friday ,, 15, 1242 14 Saturday, ,, 16, 194 1' 3 Sunday, *,, 17, 2 2.- -,, -::2.20 , Monday, ,, 18, 2.38 ,, 2:50 ,, Tuesday, ,, 19, 3.14 ,, 3.32 ,, Wednesday, 20, 3.51 ,, 4 11 ,, Thursday, ,, 21, 4.32 ,, 4.54 ,, These times may vary according to weather conditions, westerly winds causing the tides to hold up later,
SPECIAL CATTLE SALES Bendoc, 5th May. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
SPECIAL CATTLE SALES Bendoc, 5th May. Messrs A. Macarther and Co. report having held a most successful sale at ,their new yards, when they placed be fore a very large attendance of Victoria and New South Wales buyers 1050 head of mixed cattle. The yarding comprised some splendid lines of bul locks showing condition, age and size, which were keenly competed for, and of which all but two pens changed hands at advanced rates. Young cattle were in strong demand and without any ex ception a complete clearance was made, the keen competition causing a decided advance on ruling rates. The quality throughout was very good and the yarding was generally admitted to be the best that has yet been seen in or around the district. We quote some of the principal sales as follows:-Store bullocks, 7, 4 and 5 yrs, £7 9s; 16 do., £7 4s; 4 do., 4yrs, £6 19s; 20 do., £6 11s; 18 do., £6 6s; 6 young builocks, 3?yrs, £5 159; 9 do., 3yrs, £5 5s; 18 do., £5 2s; 10 steers, 14 to 2yrs, £5; 50 do., 2yrs, £4 lOs; ...
HIDE MARKET May 6. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
HIDE MARKET May 6. Dalgety and Company, Ltd., report: Victorian light-weights ... 8d to 8-d do. medium-weights ... 8d to 8-d do. kip weights ...... 8d to Sad do. dry condition - ...851 to lod do. heavy bides (picked) 94d to I Od do. do. do. (stout) 8g1 to 9d do. do. (sheety) ... 8d to 84d do. bull bides . .... 6¼d to 7d do, damaged hides and kips ... ... ... 7 d to 7y d Light Heavy alfskins ... 10-?d to lid 7ld to 8¼d do. meaty 7.d to 8d 6d to 64d do. cut... 7fd to 84d 5Bd to 6d
FEDERAL PARLIAMENT HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. ALL NIGHT SITTING. Melbourne, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
FEDERAL PARLIAMENT (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH) HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ALL NIGHT SITTING. Melbourne, Thursday. 'The House of Representatives had an all night sitting last night. Government supporters brought in stretchers, pillows and blankets and Opposition members took possession of some of the blankets, which led to a scuffle between Messrs Anstey- and Massey, Greene, Fenton and Bennett. The House re-assembled at half past nine after breakfast. Mr Boyd moved the closure, and confusion and recrimination followed. A motion for leave to introduce a Preference Prohibition Bill was carried by the casting vote of the Speaker. ... The House..: adjotirned at 115.o a.m.