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THE COLONIAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA, LIMITED. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
THK COLONIAL BANK OF 1 AUSTRALASIA, LIMITED. - 0 The batnnCfl fllieot of the Colonial Bank of'Australasia, Limited, for the half-year ended 3li6 March laBf, has been pubfiBbed. The net profit, for (he half year amounted to £29,230 7a 4). A dividend at the rate of 7 per cent; per annum baa been made on both preferenco and ordinary, chares. £10,000 is being placed to"Ytio reserve land, mni[iilg^£20,b00 for the year, and railing that fund to £220,000/ The reBerve fund is'now equal to one-half the paid-up capital of the bank. £6000 is being placed in reduction of bank premisee, and £4485 S3 is being carried forward to nexo half-year. The balance sheeb ebows groat strength in coin, bullion, debentures and otheir linnid assets, which amount to £2,078,787 ll* 6 J. Thia is more than sufficient to pay all the current account balances and other liabilities OD dfin*iod and is equal to 46 per CPU', of the total liabilities of ihs bank. The bank always Bhows great strength in. reserve, but the f...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. lilaek stockings will keen a good eolors if, after washing, they are rinsed in blue water. "Fur" comes off iho inside of a kettle fjuito easily if vinegar lias boon boiled iu it for two or three hours. When frying fish, dip it in milk in stead of water. A tiny pinch of .salt added to it brings uut the flavor. ' To remove grease from wall paper, rub Iho .spot over once or twice with a pieeo of ilannel dipped in alcohol. When boiling new mills, to prevent » skin from forming on top, add two tablespoons of cold milk to every pint , when at boiling point, and .stir for fi minute. The so-called skin will then he absorbed, and tho milk will not bo impoverished. To support coat pocUetB.-If you .stitch a strip of strong, coarse linen tho length required, and two inches wide, to each corner of tho pookot, and at tach tho ono end to under arm seam of coat, and tho t-tiier aide to tho front facing of coat, it will prevent tho pockets pulling into an ugly slmpo. Per/nangawUe of...
MT. MURPHY WOLFRAM. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
MT. MURPHI WOtFKAM. Punch: Some information regarding tbo nimncoB and tho prospects under ground ab Mb. Murphy Wolfram were laid before shareholders at), the half, yearly meeting. Tho outstanding foa mrea of tho statement)' made' by the mine manager ore thab- tho. company b»vo 35ft1. of atoppfl.pgw reijdyto he opened out. Them is a distance of 45fD. to the end of the level, and Rood wolfram ,n tho face, Tests havn been mad^and these had shown that the lodh went into tho south end of the lease. The No. 2 tunnel has now been ad vanced to .within'.a few feel) of the lode. Io is'reckoned than as soon as ? hp Hponnd '? tBnocl; is in oro (he will h-tvr fallen. >md have ron . il i .(» bi'ijiu crushing very It vor^hle po.iir.iou was the way &lt; director summed up Mie finance*. The cloven hoof. w*i neen, however, wlieri h» mentioned . i.hnt they would require a certain araouu' of Oipic^i as a rn'orve. . There worn 25 ehures still available,' and he urged that these shares should ...
IT COUNTED WITH HER. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
IT COUNTED WITH HER. Padorewski arrived in a small tout; a hi m t 111' i > 11 iiiic dav and d'-cided to take a walk in the afternoon. While strolling along ho heard a piano, and, following the sound, nine to a house cm which was a si«j;n reading: "Miss Jdtii's. Piano lessons ??o cen's pi'r hour." ' PatMng to listen he hoard the.vouac woman trying to play one of Chopin s nocturnes, and not succeeding vci \ well. Paderewski walked up to th&lt;> hotisl and knocked. Miss Jones came to Hi# door and recognised liiut at. oueo. Do lighted, she invited him in and he sat down and played tin* nocturne as only Padorewski can, afterwards spending an hour tn rmTcetiim hor mistakes. Miss .Junes thanked him and ho d*-« parted. Some months afterwards ho returned to lh»» town, and again tonic the same* walk. lie soon e.amo to the homo of Miss Jones, and, looking at the sign, ho rend : "Miss Jones. Piano lesson $1.1)0 a» boi»". (1 up»J of. J'aden.Mvski.)
USES OF RAW POTATO. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
USES OF HAW POTATO. Haw potato is a tiling useful in many wavfi. If o»o bo cut in two and rubbed well over a tan or white shoo, not only does it clean tin* leather, hut it allows of the shoo being inltccl black, it this &lt;.'1uiu^o ^ needed. It will help the blacking to take where it would not otherwise take evenly. 1*01)110 parings, if put. into the wilier with decanters and bottles that have beeonio stained, will help to remove these marks. The parings must, be taken from the raw potato, of course, and well shaken about- th the bottle. A slice of raw potato will clean a pen that has heconie dirty with ink and rust; and the water in which potatoes are boiled is a good preventative foi vermin on plants. It does not. hurt tho buds ar leaves in the least, and should l»n poured slowly and carefully over them.
RIFLES FOR ULSTER. 70,000 LANDED. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
RIFLES FOR. ULSTER, 70,000 LANDED. During Fridoy night 70,000 rifles woro lunded in Irclaud froru tho.mys terious Btcnmer, Fnnny, whose move ments have been watched closely eitico she left) Hamburg some weeks ago. The puns were tran^errcd from the Fnnny to three other stcamors, portions being lauded nb Lirno, Bmgor and Douaghnven ami then distributed among the Ulster volunteer?. ? The mobilisation of tho volunteers kept the authorities engaged and tho police looked helplessly on While tho guns were being landed, a cordon of volunteers keeping Larne from com munication with tha outer world. A coastguard man'who saw a suspicious vessel near Donoghavee rushed to uotify his superior officers, bub dropped dead from excitement.
LATEST TELEGRAMS. WAR IN MEXICO. RIOT AND MURDER. MELBOURNE, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
LATEST TELEGRAMS. [FROM OUB COHUESPONDBNTJ. WAR IN MEXICO. RIOT AND MURQER. MEMJOUJINE, MONDAY. Excited bodies of Mexicans ire pariidiiiR Mcxico City shouting, "Death to Auiericiktin." Tlio position nf thn Americana in that) city ifl regarded an critical ns snvorM murders hnvpi-bcnn reported isnd tho Amt'riann,fl'i(: lit* been iritnpled in tlip dum. Pie*irlen Hii."- ' Im* pniminerl H'rioi pr .teeriim f.ir «il furetuners, but) bun return d n uiInw iiny future departure of Aiditi. en in from the capital, iMexico City pnpnn*,-whiGh are pub lished under censorship, relate »tori>n of » Mnxioon success against) the Ame ricana in an imaginary battle, . Vera Cruz papers publish accounts of ure.it riouitK i" tho C&lt;\pU>il in which -m-kith! Americans and one Briti-her were Itiiled. 'i ' ,i. ^ , Several of the Sooth American re* publics nro cfferinn to mediato with * view of croventing further,blo»d*hcd.
MARKETS AND SALES. THE SKIN MARKET. Monday, April 20. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
MA UK HI'* AND 8A|,KS THE SKIN MARKET. Mnn&lt;lfti» Anril 0(\ Dalokty AND CO reportAuotion latea were retiumcd oh Monday, when wo nub* milted a fair aized cataloguo to AD average attendance of buyers, Kabbit akina com* prised the bulk of offering* and mot with brisk .competition, values advancing £d per lb. after ujlnwing fqr any improvement in quality. Wallaby woro in email supply, and «old at unchanged prices Foy fejciua iy«r§ very poorly represented, and low 8gure* had to b« occopted to effect salea. Kubblt akina with the heads on aro nellipg at 1(J tp 2d per lb below the prices for headfo*a *kin». We quote : Rest hcndleas'rubbitbkini.Vioto* rlan Od lo lOd ; N.S. >V 81 to 9d ; fpx bkins, winter firats, 90s to 108« pop dos
SATURDAY'S FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
SATURDAY'S FOOTBALL. Tho following were tho results of the matches played ia Melbourne on Saturday : LEAGUE. . Collingfcood... Oarlton . ... Geelonq Essmdan SlyKildu Richmond ... . Fi-zfoy , Melbourpii:t... South Mefbourne University ... 01. Bh. PtP. 8 8-56 - 6 20-56 8 13-61 8 13-61 8 6-54 5 12-42: 13 15-93 5.-7 -37 - U 13-97 "6 8-44 ? ASSOCIATION. North Melbourne Essendon , Footscrny Port Melbourne Brunswick ... 'Brighton Williamstown Northcoie ... Prohrun Hawthorn ... 9 9-63 7 17-59 13 11-89 7 8-50 12 18-90 7 10-52 11 21-87 3 6-24 12 14 -86 8 8-56
THE OMEO STANDARD. With which is Incorporated the Omeo Telegraph. TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
FHE OMEO STANDARD. With which is Incorporated the Omeo Telegraph. TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 1914. Right-Rev, Dr. Phelun, Biahop of Oipps land, left hale last week on a visit to Rome. A. Macirthur and Co. will hold sales at Swift's Creek on 80th inot. and ut Benambra on May 1. Kntrica are now being received. A. Macirlhur and Co. will ofier for sale at c>wifi\j Creek an allotment of laud at Biodi, by order of the mortgagees, on the 30th inst. Sub-inspcctor T. O'lleitn, formerly of the Bcurke police district, has been ap pointed to the charge of the Bairnsdulfi and Gippiland East district, in succession to Superintendent* Hewitt. n. Macirthur and Co will hold a clvuting sale at Benamhra on May 1, when they will otTer for ealc iho whole of the stock end household furnituro and t,IT-.,olB of Mr Oa boire-Young, Particulars in udvertisomont. The Gippsland and Noithern Co-opera tive Selliug Co., Ltd, has been appointed the wholesale distributing j»g'entw for the Gippsland Co operative Bicoq Cur...
TRANS-PACIFIC MEAT TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
TRANS-PACIFIC MEAT TRADE. Tho Sydney "Daily Telegraph" ^hos tho following particulars oi' tho troub'«\s pf Australian shippers of produco to American ports: Whan, some two or three mti.'hx I ago, tho U.S.A. t«4ri(V underwent sue'1 alterations* as permitted of impoe'.a'.. m of iimen meat, butter, otc., from Aus tralia, exporters ami produce-* lure viewed witli pleasure tlio pr'j^.?oU of ' another buying market opem-sg up, immedn.to stops woro taken lo into communication with linns nwres'.ed in N*mv York and San Franc^co 'i ina preliminary work over, shippers app'.ud lor space in th** refrigerators ot i'w aieauiei* now trading to >an Kranc sco a»;tl revived a rude .shock, .The lir.st question of the &hipj>in>. eompM».«> was: "Who aro your con bigucts in America?" Hefusal to iinjwer that-in tlu- circumstance seemingly impertinent question meant a polite intimation that no space was available, while, if tho information was girett the co/Hp/tnics, it- is alleged, com ...
FOOTBALL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
FOOTBALL NOTES [BY Carrie.] With tlie Bppro.ioh o£ winter foot ball.again resumes its position as hnud of winter pMtiims. Tim Bmt mily was purtukcn of in tho P-trk on Wed nesday, with about) ten of l ist ye'tr'x players, tind Bevoral now men, who should prove on ucquisitiun to tho !gc»I club. Ttio Omeo hoys roalieo that to at luiu success l.hey must truia hard. That', together with a compelen'. oo*uh, should work wondurn, und the coll) mitten and members predic >&lt;. bucc-k ful year. Tim firnuicid po-inoij r,f the club in very sound, nnd lo finish n snugon, (which started with deficiucy exceed ing £16) with a credit balance ppitnk* well for ovory member, and Kpi'ci-I praise is duo to tbo sccretury, Mr J. J, Cuffoy. Amongab last year's pkyers deuirj'-rl improvement it) shown, and ure-n iliinuf are expeoted thia aeiiaiin, " Shi>udit&lt; " I[.awsou ia parking unci kicking b»tu&lt;i thun ever, whilut " Ouo>.Qri'i?nwn&lt;>il and Qeorge For,slo...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
MELBOURNE LETTEH (From our Speoial Oomspoudout.) Sir George ftoid has gone back, to London impressed with Australia's "ex uberuut prosperity,'' but whuddering as to what will happen when the bad times come. Ono of the things that surely must bo brought about when wu again encounter the doldrums of th« ? lean years is the curtailment of the holiday craze. This has absolute pos session of us just now. It is astound ing the oxteut to which this light hearted abandonment of work prevails, lu most eaaes several days, and iu many a full week was devoted to holiday making at faster. And this in Luui nojssea in which a day lost means ft loss that can never be made up. Jiut aun of prosperity shines and we are mostly desciples of the old tentmakoi whoso philosophy was to "Fill the cup that clears To-day of past regrets and future fears, To-morrow?-why. to-morrow J. may bo Mysolf with yesterday's seven thousand years.'' Tho Railway Commissioners have uomo forward with ligures to re-assure us t...
ST JOHN'S WORT. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
ST JOHN'S WORT. The Minister of Agriculture and ihe Ministor of L*nd8 last) wpc-k in spected the areas ab Beeohwortb and Brigh tnffi'otrd by St. John's wort. Tlioy bave decided to aik tho co-operation of the municipalities concerned in firsb of all asoertainino; the actual area infected, whether it) was pri vately held, or was on public roads or Crown lands. Immediately the information from tho municipaltiea ip received officers will bo 6tnt> up to complete the investigation as to tho infected area. ' Ao the same time, officers of the agricultural depart: ment will he told off to investigate and report on tho proper remedies to bo adopted. On receipt) of all tho information, tho two Ministers will submit recommendations to the Gibb et. To eradicate the weed it b is been suggested that a trial hhould be mado uf the potash Bait, known os kainit, whiuh has been proved good as a killor of the thistle. The weed should be cut olose to the ground nb a time when its vitality is low ; for...
WHY MEN DO NOT MARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
WHY MEN DO NOT MARRY. Among tlie many bright- features &lt;>! til'"' '"'Strand" is a" symposium on ihe above .subject. The. contributors are mostly, if no all, married, 1his on the principle, presumably, that |>I,K crs on see )iio-i ot the s-ime. IIleio are male contributors including Canon Hornlev and Arthur. Jiourehier but I "ive place to the opinions ol i\ adamo Clara SJutt and Mrs. C. N. WiHum S'/II, both of whom lire happily ' . ''To h vcrv lar^o extent, wnlo» .M.m ame HutlT "1 tl.inU the '» the niarriu"0 rate is &lt;luo to tlio &lt;UiKJ , cut standpoint the younger 1 take of life us compared with tlio .standpoint of their yrandfnthera ami grandmothers. Tho younger Konorn tion lmvo larger ulcus,* moro ambitious ambitious than wcro those with whieh their fathers and mothers started life. "When they think of tho Ktnig&JeH their father* have told thorn ahout their early married lile, how* llu\r piueaed and s: ved and M-reued, aad d"aiod ihemse...
NUT BUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
NUT BUTTER. Th* increasing popularity of butU-i made from reg 'Uible oil is a matter oi serious interest to colonuU, who have | built up u hug.- butter trad-'. Some ; ton years ago (says the "Standaid'5). j attempts wore made to introduce vego ? tab]« oils in the manufacture of mar garine, only animal lats having been , previously employed. Since then great advances have been made, aud in the manufacture ot margarine chemistry | has achieved o::e of its triumph*. To day. nut butter is ouo of the .staple i articles of food for the masses. At first eoeoanut oil on v was used in its manu iaeture. but in;««y other substances are now employed, such as ground nut oil, and pnlfti kvrm I oil. To makeaJltlie.se oils a pcrfect basi*. they aro treated tvitji a light a kalino solution, whicii absorbs all fret* fatty acids in them, making the oil neutral. After tins certain remaining vo.'aiihj elements, which would U nd to produce rancidity and un unpleasant llavor, aro got rid ot by heating the...
UNMASKING MALINGERERS. HOW THEY ARE TRAPPED. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
UNMASKING MALINGERERS. MOW TiLKY AUK THAl'l'KD. A series of interesting papers, arutug out of (ho National Insurance Act, and the Workmen's Compensation Act wero read before tho Forensic Medicine See* tion of t.ho International Medical Oou-' gross tsays tho ."Daily Telegraph"). Some amusing oases of malingering, and the taction adopted by medical men to ? get. at tho truth woro given. Sir John Collie, discussing tho quos tion of malingering, said tliat tho ques tion of feigning or exaggerating jllnoss had of iato attracted oonsidorablo at tention in England, but it- was a mis take to suppose that the condition una of recent origin. Those who had to , advise insurance companies knew thai, j exaggerated nud fraudulent claims wero j at any rato, as old as the ancient law® The ro.;usou for tho prominence tho mat ter had now attained was that many of tho improved .societies under tho Na tional Insurance Act had taken iright. and beeomo obsessed with tho idea Unit OXCOSMVO sickness from t...
DO ANIMALS REASON? [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
DO ANIMALS REASON7 By Querist. One is often inclined to suppose thai individual creatures of diffe-.ir. vari tics do^Uuak.or reason. Hut if you look closely into any apparent process of reasoning >ou will probably come to the conclusion that at moat . ». is sub-conscious. In other words,v&lt;*reu* tures are not cognisant of the why and wherefore of facts; they may in occasional instances arrive nt the* ob vious result; hut they fail, generally, to make the simplest deduction. Dogs and horses most nearly a;» proach the brink of connected and deductive thought. Personally, I have i high opinion in this respect of cat.-* among domestic creatures, and fuxe> and rats anions wild. Cunning of * high order yon ma> witness in a creature; that euunnr. in result may lie often smarter than the outcome of conscious reasoning. That necessity is the mother of in vention (which, is productive thought! is a generally accepted axiom. Bui wheu you sec a horse in a field, from which it...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 28 April 1914
NEW SEASON'S GOODS ' Are now arriving daily at A Delightful Assortment ".J_ OF .ALL THE .Latest Productions. iv." R. S1AII01 "Importer and Draper, Omeo. ..'PHONE No. 11. Rodgers & Co. HAVE JUST RECEIVED A . Choice Assortment of v Drapery and Men's Hats, . 0 , Fresh Oroceries Arriving .? -Every Week. - i' o A Fine Selection of Boots and Shoes in Stock. -BEMAMBBA HOUSE. The .most.up-to-date General Store of Omeo and District) THE ESTABLISHMENT IIAS BEEN ENTIRELY RENOVATED. COME AND SEE FOR YOURSELVES. 04AAA Worth, of Drapery, Ironmongery and ?^J-.wUjV General Merchandise just arriving. THE STORE WHERE l'OU CAN BUY FBOM A NEEDLE TO AU ANCHOB. t A. Gleaidfig* Hal© Of "'Summer Goods in the Drapery Department will Commence On, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2* GOODS WILL BE SOLD AT YOUR OWN PRICE, TO MAKE ROOM FOR THE ENORMOUS STOCK: OF WINTER GOODS TO ARRIVE. A Discount of 2s. in the dS on all Drapery, Boots and Shoes Carriage Paid on all Parcels of &lt;£1 and upward. JSST.': General S...