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Concert at Nine Mile. A GREAT SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
Conoert at Nine Mile. A GKEAT SUCCESS. Organised by the bend teacher of tlio Nine Mile stato Bcliool, a very successful concert was held in the public Imll on Wednesday night*. There was a large attendance, the seating accommodation being taxed to its uttermost. Cr A D White presi ded. The following programme, the first half being given by the children, was successfully carried out :- Song, "Savoyard's Song," Scholar* ; rocita tion, "Crossing Sweepers," W D.iwsnn; duett, "My first pocket," H. White uu.l L Collison ; recitation, "Its Grand," E White ; song, "A B 0," Bcholars ; dialogue, "The new baby," L and 0 White; song, R Mitchell; physical drill, and song "Shoonmkers," Boys ; recitation, "Wonderful Fly," D Mit chell ; song, "Fairies," D Gilletb; farce by the boys and a song by all the scholars, .'Goodnight." In the second songs were given by Mrs Graham, Mr H Hannah, MrStnmss, Miss Lethlean, Mr J Stuart, Mrs Waters, Miss Boughton and Mr Hargreaves, reci tations by Misses J Stewart...
INSECT INFECTED SOIL. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
INSEOT INFECTED SOIL. A correspondent) in the Ballarat district aBks how to deal with insect infected soil. He describes the insect as uboufe an inch' loug and covered with legs from end to end, and in quiiea if they are wire worms. These are not wire worms, which have only three pairs of short legs, and may be further identified by the peculiar habit of springing up with a click when turned on their backs. T:ie injects referred to by this correspondent are probably " millepedes,'' which belong to the same class as centipedes, and are very numerous this season They sometimes attack young potato spiouts when they aie just breaking through the soil, and du a certain amount of damage to other crops as well. One of the simplest and best reme dies for insect infected eoils is frequent stirring. There is a commercial remedy called " Manurial Insecticide '' 011 the market which iB well spoken of. Two or three huudredweight per acre of this manure, which is a light brown powder, is .recomme...
CROP-BOUND PULLETS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
OROP-BOUND PULLETS. A correspondent states tlint she line a number of youtig pullets which li ive their crops full and hard that they mope about for some days and die. She asks the cause and cure. 'lliese pullets are evidently crop-bound. There are sevcrnl causes of this trouble. The birds may not have proper grit. When good hard grit is not available, the food cannot be properly masticated, and gradually forms a hard lump in the crop. On the other hand the trouble may be caused by tough long grass or some other indigestible food lodging in the crop. The usual remedy is to pour a few teaspoonfuls of warm water dowu the throat, and gently knead the crop. After a couple of hours repeat the warm water and the kneading to loosen the obstruction. This kneading should be done carefully and gently, and a second dose of oil may be necessary. Feed on soft food for a couple of days. If this treatment does not remove the trouble, it may be necessary to open the crop in the following manner:-Pu...
INGLEWOOD (4 0) DEFEAT BRIDGEWATER (3 5) [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
INGLEWOOD (4 0) DEFEAT BUIDQEWATBR (3 5) Inglewood had a win against Bridge water ou Saturday that their most ardent supporters irnist regard as lucky. They kicked four hare goals and wjn the game by one point. Both teams were weakened by the absence of prominent players, Bridgewnter having to .fill the places of JYawley, McAleice, Jack Stuart, Moysey nud Penny, while Inglewood had to find substitutes for \V Hughes, Pearce, Oahill and Gleeson. Both sides favored crowded play, and the umpire's whistle was frequently souuding fur breaches of the rules. The scoies at the end of the varioUB quarters were ; -First : Bridgewater, 1-1 ; Irigie wood, 1-0; sccond : Bridge* ater, 3-2 ; Inglewood, 1-0 ; tiiird, Iugle wood, 4-0 ; Btidgewater 3-4 ; fourth, Inglewood, 4-0; Bridgewater, 3-5. Pierce umpired. . -
FOOTBALL WEDDERBURN (7 5) DEFEAT KORONG VALE (2.13). [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
FOOTBALL WEDDERBUItN (7 5) DEFEAT KOKONG VALE (2.13). Fur an opening th« nfteriri nnce (it tlio Wedderburn "round on Saturday last was excellent, the gale i yielding £& 1/m. Those presont saw a game that, fnr an opening onp, hnd ininy bright patches in it, ihoush mostly of .111 individual chari'cii'i'. The kicking and 'ii'irlcing of at least a dozen players was right up lo the best that could be expected of them at mid-season. Both (earn1! had a num';er of new men in tlio colors, tlio places of several well known performers having to bo filled. Now men in Karong Vnlo colors wero Higgins, Ridclifie, Watts, and Fisher (2),.and representing the home team F Saunders, Smith, Ball, Rutherford, II Holmes and S Pratt, C Henderson was cleeted captain and S Thompson vice-captain of Weddcr burri, W Hinclsoii and H Ilewston tilling similar positions for Ivorong Valo. The complete tennis were: - Wedderburn : lionderson, Thompson, Burge, Pratt (2), Saunders (2), Holmes (2), Dowsett, Mayes...
HER NATURAL PROTECTOR [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
ITER NATD11AL PUOTECTOH "Oh, Clara, wo had a drvndfu! scare tins morning; a burglar scare!" Raid Mrs. Fink. "There was a frightful noise about two o'clock, and I got up. turned on tho light looked down, to seo a man's legs sticking out from under tho bod." "Mercy, how dreadful 1 The burg lars?" '? . "No, my husband's. He had heard the noise, too." When all is said and done in the matter of high ideals, wo lovo people not because they are angels, but be cause they aro met) and* women.-TJ. Tliero aro but two classes of people in the world-the born getters and tho born givers. You will see it oyery day, and they always find their p*»'>per placo.-3. "E. Buckroso. I r-*n glad you found anything to enU'ft'im you in "Tvauhoe,", Novelty is what this giddy-paced time demands' imperiously, and I'^tudicd to get out )f the old beaten ti ;'&lt;.!%.-Sir W. Scott, n a letter to Lady Lo»i«a Stuart.
"RAGGING" AT THE 'ARSITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
. .BAGGING'' AT TIIE 'vARSITIES. .Since tJio senMitioua! caso soma years nj'.o when an attempt was made to' "iiuund out Di a certain regimont a young t/lucci whose disposition was not approved of rfy iiis fellow-oflieors, by huuiii.g mock louris-martial and mak ing IIJJJI submit to personal indiguities which resulted in physical injury, cases ot "ragging" in tilts Aruiy iiavo not been very frequent. At tiie \ arsitit* ar.d colleges, how ever, paitiouluny in America, the 'Tag'' is a favourite method among the students ol showing their disap proval ol one ot themselves. Tiie writer was juforuied ol a ease a short time r.£0 couceniing a medical studont at one ot the London colleges, who, having made himself somewhat unpopu lar with his fellow-students, was drag ged from * his bed ono night, forcod to submit to twenty strokes with an improvised "cat/' afterwards being deprived of his bed covering and most ot his clothes, and left to shiver for thr ivst of the night. in America "rags" ar...
DEFECT IN ACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
DEFECT IN ACTION. 'Sy interfering, we generally under and the striking of one liind fetlock . ith the shoe o£ the opposite foot. This fault Is probably more often met with than any other defect in horses with good conformation. Horses which stand wide at the hocks and plant the feet closely together usually interfere, .:trlking with the forward part of the -:ioe, while those that stand with the ">>;s turned well outwards and the feet bse together will strike with the back .irt of the shoe. Interfering is often, otlced In young horses when first hod and disappears when they become ccustomed to the shoes and road . ork. Shoeing with light"shoes that .inform well to the shape of the foot ill often check the fault, but theprac . ice too often adopted of shoeing with i shoe thicker on the inside than on he outside, in order to change the osition of the fetlock-point outwardi .hen the foot is planted, .cannot be o strongly condemned. It places tbe and limb in an unnatural position, ...
THE HORSE. [?]ARLY BREAKING OF COLTS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
THE HORSE. /CARLY BREAKING OF C0LT8. Opinions differ as to whether it !? jotter to bring high-class draught colta ; ito work at two or three years old. At first it would appear that . the youngsters' growth would be checkod lr" early -working, and that full devol nrnient of bone and muscle would bo cited. Jt Is, however, admlttod bj most thorough!.) experienced men that i ) not the case, lor two-year-old bro l.en colts often make the finest speci mens of horses, and flgtiro most prom inently in the show ring. The real fact of the case Is that the youngsters gain more than they lose . ijy the early broking. Being brought ra r!y to vork saves a good deal of gal loping about in the fields, which trios undeveloped bone and musclo much . more than light team work. After once broken, there is never the wild buoyancy displayed again. 14 jj be tween the spring of the second and third years, tvhen not broken at the termer date, that so many youngsters lame themselves. They often get in high ...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
COMMERCIAL. TUg Australian Mercantile, Land and Fiiwiice Company Limited report under dnto of May 28th .'-Sheepskins Bin alt ct'nlogupB wi-ib submitted Keen competition niled for all de scriptions at last week's best rates ; Willi ^rown Gne crobsbreds occasionally riiliny ^d per lb higher. Ilidta - Supplies were not so Uige as previous ?week's oflerineR. Competition was keen throughout, and all weights sold firm at Inte rates. Tallow-Ofleiin»s were em-ill at Wednesday's auction siltM. The market compared with the pi--viona biiIpk slio«-8 nn nlloiation.
INSURING MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
INSURING MOUNTAIN CUMBERS. Owing to the large number of ac cidents occurring every year to moun tain climbers and tourists in tho Alps, several Swiss insurance com panies liavo established an accident policy for the benefit of persons un dertaking these mountain excursions. For a premium of sixpenco a season, certain Alpine clubs oflcr insurance to their members to the amount of about £4 10s., with medical care, cte., included. The amount of the premium is less where groups of fiva or ten persons are insured together. There is also an insurance policy is sued for the winter season against ski and bobsleigh accidents in the Alps. 1931. To make potatoes dry nml mealy when baked, put a fork at 'east twice into each potato to let the I steam ri»t- ^hc.i baking fireasc the : Cn«t with a little butter, and I when cooked they will be beautifully : brown and crisp, with the glazed ap i pearance that makes them so appeti-' 1 sing.
THE FARM. ENGINES ON THE FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
THE FARM. . 4 ENGINES ON THE FARM. It will bo very interesting if sta tistics could be obtained showing how. engines have entered, into furm ing and grazing operations. The '.'Scientific American" recently stated that as far as tliq United States aro concerned, in 1911 threo companies alone made upwards of 100,000 engines ranging in size from 2 to 15 h.p. Eighty,-seven manufac turers reported that they had sold since starting in business 655,000 en gines, while seventy-six firms report ed early in 1912 that their require ments for the year were at least | 705,000 engines. ! As nearly as can be determined there are 750 manufacturers of gaso line and oil engines in the United States, and fully 500 of these make a specialty of farm engines. Their _ output must be at least half a mil lion-engines a year. It is safe to a« j stime that there are about 2,000,000 gasoline and oil engines on American farms at the present time. The num ber is being added to at tbo rate of about 500,000 annual...
CHAPTER XLIV. CONCLUSION. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
CHAPTER XLIV. CONCLUSION. j To describe the final struggle, the | bloody carnage, the desperat# fero- | 'city, of the combatants, the scenes of horror and' panic that abounded ) in the ill-fated town between the hours of midnight and two in the morning-these things would require | more space than is available. Wh-nt I took place while Dick and his friends j were rescuing Mary may b« passed ' ? over brlofiy. I The formidable band of conspira- ! jtors, led by Archbold and Trask, ; easily took possession of the passags 1i to the upper town, and drove back the few who opposed them until the alarm brought Gore and a large force on the sccne. Then tho latter, Inttackcd with intrepid fury by the (mutineers, and fighting no less valor ously themselves, yielded literally inch by inch, retreating over their idead from house to house, from street to street. Meanwhile the great er part of the populace of the lower town, who were unarmed and not In the plot, played of necessity a pas sive part. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
RKXONA, Tlio Rapid Healer, ia an ointment which lioulw with romarkable rapidity. Unlike the old-fashioned ointments, which are very alow in thoir notions, ltexona Bpoedily eflecta its cures after a vory few applications. Sjlil in triangular pots at 1» 0.1 «.wd 3s. Obtainable at Lock and Craig's, Mer chants, Wedderburn. Wanted. QTONEBUEAKERS ; Good Stone. Oof)') prices to Good Men. Apply ROSS BROS, Salvation Army. -\|-EXr SUM DAY, 7 pm, Me ' uiorial Sorvice to late Comrades who porithed in appalling disaster ia Canada. Conducted by Adj. Wenrno and Onpt Lotchcr, All wol«> come. Football Train. WEDDERBURN V INGLEWOOD. A SPECIAL TRAIN, in connec lion with ihe above mutch, will leave Weddorburn TO-MORROW (Saturday, Gth inst) for Inglewood, St-cowl class return, 3*. I] HOLM ES, 'I Joint A J BUKulii, J Sees. Institute Hall, Wedderburn. WEDNESDAY, 10 h JUNE, 1914. KEV JOSEPH NICHOLSON (Lecturer of the Scripture In struction Council) will deliver an address on ' The Nations' Book in the N...
Claim for Commission AUCTIONEER v. FARMER. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
Claim for Commission AUCTIONEER v. PARMER. At the Inglewood court ou 3atur day Messrs McKean, McGregor and Co, auctioneers, Bendigo, proceeded against- Thomas Nelson, farmer and grnz'er, Kingower, for the recovery of £45, alleged to bo due in respect of work and labor done and commis sion earned in connection with the sale of 317 acres of land in the parish of Kurting to George Fredetick Wilson. The evidence showed that the land was placed in the hand? of George F the firm'b a!>ent, on 31st De cern' er last, and he had the exclusive ri^lu'to sell for two "months Leech intn duced Wilson ns a probable buy r, and requested Nelson to give ti!-: 6U instructions to sell in writing. 11 ? lecliued, "stating that his word wis as goud as his bond-" On 9th I'Vliruary Nelson wrote Leech that he li ui seen Wilson that day, and he had siid he did not see bis way to take tin- laud. He further stated that he wi.ui-1 let Leech know if he heard from ft'i'on aaain. The land was «ith i . 'i from. Le...
Wedderburn Literary Institute [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
Weidderlburxi Literary Insti . ' tute The monthly meeting of the com mittee of the above was held at (he library on Monday night, the presi dent (Mr E H Hunt) presiding, Mr Hewetb reported that, as author ised, he had oalled for tenders for firewood, and had accepted the tender of D Butteriok for 8 tons of 2ft Gin wood for £2 12s, His action was approved. Mr Jas Ball was elected to tho vacant seat on the committee, Mr It Steel to the position of auditor, nod Mr J B Steel to the billiards sub committee. Ib was decided to procure a new table for use in the ladies' reading room, Messrs Treble sbd Howett being empowered to act in this matter. The committee resolved to placo " The Age " daily in the members' room, as well as the free room, and nlso to subsoribe to tho " Uornhill Magazine." The financial statement for May showed that the institution's indebted ness wnB reduced to £16 13s 2d. The statement was adopted, and it was decided to close what) wbb known aB the " hall account" at t...
Hoaxing the British Navy. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
Hoaxing' the British Navy. In 1906 a Spanish officer in uni form presented himself at 'the main gale of Portsmouth Dockyard, and asked for the Commander-in-Chief, to whom he was conducted. With many apologies he explained that he was from a Spanish cruiser at Cowes. There was a midshipman on board very ill. WouVi V.nctUuul extend to this unfortunate patient the courtesy of her naval hospital V Of course, everything was at onco done. Instructions were telephoned to the llaslur Hospital for the reception of the sick midshipman, and with many thanks the Spanish officer left, escorted by a lieutenant to see him to the bout, which, he said, was meeting him. No boat was visible, however, and after waiting some time the hospitable lieutenant insisted that the Spanish officer should return to the barracks and partake of dinner. This he agreed to do, and had a right royal time, furthermore borrowing £.!-, saying that he had nothing but Spanish coins-which he produced-with which to pay his ca...
Crisp Toasts. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 5 June 1914
Crisp Toasts. A rather cynical toast runs thus : "Women-she requires no eulogy ; she speaks for herself." A gallant young man, in the same festal circumstances, referred to one member of the sex he eulogised as "a delectable dear, so sweet that honey would blush in her presence and molasses stand appalled." At the marriage supper of a deaf and dumb couplo one guest, in the speech of the evening, wished them "unspeakable bliss." A writer of comedies was giving a banquet in honour of his latc3t work, at which a jovial igucst gave the toast : "Tho author's very good health I May he live to be as old as his jokes." At another gathering- were toasted "The Bench and the Bar I If it were not for the bar, there would be little use for the bench." As pithy was the following toast, proposed at a shoemakers' dinner : 'Otay we have all the women in the country to shoe, and all the men to boot."