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It Is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
it Is Sain. Tbat an American tea was held afr Karuc-a-ruc on Friday afternoon la connection with the Rokewood branch of the Presbyterian WomenV Missionary Uniou. That it has been decided to have a Rule .14 race meeting at Rokewood shortly in aid of the Mechanics' In stitute. That the skating rink at Berring& was opened oti Saturday evening The floor was fully ocoapiedr throughout the evening. That Charles Perry, of Illabarook, was treated at the Ballarat Hospital on Monday for an injury to hi* shoulder through falling off a wag gon. That candidates for Federal honors have entered npon the conn ing contest in earnest. The rivals for the Ballarat seat are expected t» visit Berriuga and district Bhortly. For Bronchial Co-i^bs take Woods'Great I'oppermiat Cure, Is Si
District News. NEWTOWN. DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
District News. i XEWTOWN. DANCE. "When Newtown folk take ant® themselves the conduct of social functions, success and enjoyment are characteristic features; so it goes without saying that the ball held oa Wednesday evening under the aegis of the Newtown Quadrille Club wac attended by the utmost camaraderie and was highly successful in incid ence. There was an attendance of about thirty couples, fully reprejen tative of club members and friends. A committee, with Mrs S. Causon as hon. secretary, discharged the ar rangements with duo regard to the comfort and entertainment of all! present. The hall had been most attractively decorated. A delightful supper was catered by Mr R. Lou den, and inspiriting music was sup plied by Mrs Sharp.
WIT AND HUMOR. Deceived. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
WIT AND HUMOR. Deceived. Little Willie was left alone with sister's beau. "-Mr. Cliumpley," he began presently, "what is a popinjay?" Sister's beau wrinkled his forehead. "Wh-why, a popinjay is a-a vain bird." "Are you a bird, Mr. Chumpley?" "Certainly not." "That's funny. Ma said you was a popinjay, and pa said there was 110 doubt about your being a jay, an' sis ter said there was small hopes of your poppjn', an' now you say you ain't a bird at all. That's funny." A certain distinguished professor was constantly making curious ex periments. One evening when a few friends called at his laboratory they found him bonding anxiously over a spirit lump on which was a small pan. "Well," said one, "what is it to night?" "Guess," murmured the professor. "Micrococci?" asked one. "No." 'Tneumococci?" asked the other. "No." "Spirochaetae?" "No." The visitors ran over the' scale of micro organism as far as they knew it. Then one of them said, "Well, wo give it up. What is it?" The professor smi...
Fatali[?]g at [?]aba[?]ook. CHILD DIES FROM SCALDS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
Fataiitg at MafiaiooK. CHILD DIES FROM SCALDS. On Sunday evening laafc Joseph GibaoD Burnett, 3 years of age, aoa of Mr Joseph Burnett, of Ellabarook was playing near the fire with his sister and brother, when a chair on which the boy was sitting fell over, and struck the kettle, which cap sized, and scalded the boy about the neck, right arm. and shoulder. The brother George was also scalded on the arm, and his sister Alice was badly scalded on the leg. Dr Read, of Rokewood, was at once sent for. He relieved the sufferings of the child as far as possible, but the barns were of so severe a character that death followed early nert day. The circumstances of the affair were> reported to Constable Ward, who* acquainted the coroner of the facts, and instructions were given that an enquiry be held. Mr C. Wilding, J.P., conducted a | magisterial enquiry on Tuesday, and after hearing evidence returned st, I verdict of accidental death caused by scalding. ■ The remains of the unfortunate l...
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S MAGYAR DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S MAGYAR DRESS. I This useful little magyar dress may be made of delaine and trimmed with fancy braid. It ia also suitable for cashmere, serge or flannel. It repre sents "Everylady'B Journal" pattern No. 125 and is cut in one size only— for a child of two years. This pattern may be bought for ninepence from local pattern agent, or will be sent post free to any address if ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. "A," "Everylady's Journal," 37G Swanston-street, Melbourne. State number of pattern and size required. If a penny stamp is sent to above ad dress, a 48pp. catalogue will be Bent to any reader who writes "Bend free catalogue." Customer: "Waiter, there la a hair in my soup." Bald-headed Waiter: "I assure you it ain't mine, sir." -
FOR THE FARMER. BETTER FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
FOR THE FARMER. BETTER FARMING. More and more careful systematic methods of farming are rapidly gain ing ground in this country. The in creased price of land makes such es sential to success, and 110 known sys tem will put farming on a better basis than following Nature's method of keeping up the fertility of the lanr: and in a great measure this is what green manuring is. Dame Nature had no plough to turn under the fall ing leaves of the bush hills, but she left time to do the work, and it is the accumulated humus so formed from which our bush farmers are reaping their returns to-day. On much of our land fertilisers will bo required to produce a good crop for ploughing in, for it is poor econ omy to plough in a poor one. Money so spent will be returned a hundred fold, and the permanent fertility of the land built up. On heavy land the ploughing in o£ such crops as; peas, vetches, clover, etc., is particularly valuable, for doing so often converts an unkindly dillicult-to-work land ...
A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
A.N.A. There was a larger attendance than usual at Wednesday evening's meeting of tho Berringa and Staffordfiliiro branch of tho A.N.A., tlio president (Mr B. J. Joek fcori) occupying tlie chair. An invitation was received from tho Soorsdale branch for representatives of the Berringa branch to attend tlio,installation social on Mon day noxt, and Messrs S. J. Jackson (presi dent) and W. .T. Nicholls promised to at tend. It was agreed to nsk Mr B. Kitchen to give an address at tho next meeting. "Prepared oration" was the syllabus item, and Mr M'Crimmins gave an excellent speech. Other members felt unequal to tho tank, and impromptu speccKcs proved miifieiently interesting to command a Jis : cushion at tlio cloee of each speaker's ic marks. CONTEMPT!!*!® ACT. A week or two ago tlio Progress Com mittee planted .">0 cypress trees within the Recreation 'Uesei-vo enclosure, and on Saturday it. was discovered that eight of them had been dug out ami removed. It wag considered that someone...
MANURING POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
MANURING POTATOES. Potatoes, like all other crops, re quire a complete manure, viz., a ma nure containing nitrogen, phosphoric acid and potash, lime also if the soil is deficient in this necessary consti tuent. Nitrogen may be used in var ious forms—blood and bone, sulphate of ammonia, or nitrate of soda. If the first is used, it is better to apply it at the time of planting, as it is much slower in its action than either of the others; the sulphate of am monia is sometimes applied at plant ing time also, but it is .better applied afterwards as a top dressing when the plants are two or three inches high. With regard to nitrate of soda, this is so extremely soluble that it should only be applied when the crop is near ly ready for earthing up. Phosphates may be used in various forms, super.. Lonedtist, or slag, according to the nature .of the soil or the particular fancy of the user. In any case, a lib eral dressing is necessary. Potash is best applied in the form of sulphate of potas...
TELE "Berringa Herald" PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] Saturday, July 18, 1914. LEIGHSHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
TELE "Berrinff a Herald" eOltMSHED .EVBKY SATURDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as | a Newspaper.] Saturday, July 18, 1914. LEIGHSHIRE COUNCIL. Oh Wednesday next at noon u revision court for revising the voters' lists of the shire will be held at the shire hull. Sub sequently the ordinary meeting of the council will take place. Contractors are.requested to note that tenders are in vited for various works, particulars of which are published elsewhere. HOME MISSIONS. Mr. Sargant > (deputation) .visited Bor rir.ga on Sni unlay, and at in (ho Methodist Church lie gavo an address jn support of Ilomo Missions. Ho pointed out the liardshii>s of missionaries in va rious parts of tlio back blocks of Vic toria,, but at the same time showed that there were compensations in tho - know ledge of peoplo resolving to live • better lives. Mr TJ1. H. Wilkinson presided. Mr Sargant visits other parts of this circuit during fhe week.
IS CLIPPING SAFE? [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
IS CLIPPING SAFE? It is not uncommon among dairy cowa to find the udder covered with a dense growth of long hairs, which, although they may'he of some protec tion to the udder, nevertheless, from lUii .'standpoint of sanitation and cou? fort to tlio cow \.ririff mllklnp, are (a detriment. Under ordinary farm con ditions they are generally covered with filth, and even in the best-kept dairies, unless clipped, collect some dust and filth. Furthermore, because of their location, it is highly probable that some of them will find their way into the milk pail during milking. In order that such condtions may not oc cur, these hairs should be clipped close once or twice each year, there by preventing collection of filth and permitting greater ease in washing the udder.
CHAPTER XX. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
CHAPTER XX. On August 2 Peter Bellairs saw his I wife off to Melbourne. He had got her. an excellent berth, her maid ac companied her, and she was surround ed by every comfort. She had plenty of money and a good outfit, and she was going to see the person whom she loved best in the wide world. Yes, of late she felt that she loved Ralph 'better even than her husband, ' for Bellairs, though kind, was cold and had ceased to show her those little at tentions and to utter those words o£ affection which used to fill lier heart. Evqn at the moment of parting he re mained'a distinguished and somewhat hard figure, but his wife, a woman of small brains, had made up her mind that he had never discovered the theft of the diamonds, or he would assur edly have spoken to her on the sub ject, -and that at the end of a year he would be as glad as in the old days to welcome her back to Sutmyside. At the very last Bellairs forced himself to kiss the woman, whom he regarded as a thief, on her forehead....
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XIX. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD Ey L.- T. MEADE, Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne, All Rights Reserved. ' CHAPTER XIX. Sheila, might not have allowed Mrs. Murphy to leave her so quickly had she not, observed Sliamus coining to her;" ' "Sliamus;" she exclaimed, "such a queer old woman has been here. 1 have just parted 'from her because she would not stay. She was dressed in the. style of a hundred years ago, 'but I think she was really very nice, and slie seemed deeply interested in me, Sliamus. I found the poor tiling with her eyes full of tears and her face scarlet as though she had been crying, and I am sure that O'Donnell was rude to her. Do you know, Slia mus, dear, that she mad such a very funny request.' She begged and im plored of me not to'go outside of thc grounds unless. 1 had someone with me? .Of .course, if you were at home I should be quite all right, but that darling The O'Do.vle does not care to...
DON'T CROSS YOUR LEGS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
DON'T CROSS YOUR LEGS. "Don't cross your legs" if you wish to avoid appendicitis, is a theory ad vanced by several noted surgeons. In fact, one goes so far as to say that if people never crossed their legs the dread complaint would entirely dis appear. The facts are these. Crossing the legs cramps and squeezes the delicate vermiform appendix. The appendix is irritated, and inflammation sets 1n. Intense pain comes, and then, sudden ly and silently, you are on your back, the sweet and heavy fumes of chloro form begin to numb you, and the ap pendicitis specialist, bends over you with a sharp knife. Gibbs: "I tell you, no one can fool my wife." ' .Dibbs: "Then how did you get her?"
NATURE'S COLD STORAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
NATURE'S COLD STORAGE. i| In the coursc o£ liis travels Mr. Henry Seebolnn. the famous orni thologist, once visited the Petchora River, which llowa from the Ural Mountains into the Arctic Ocean, op posite to. Nova Zembla. Along the lower part of the river stretched the tundra, a dreary, uninhabited tree less swamp, covered with ice and snow. Nevertheless, he found that this unattractive spot was the summer home of almost half the bird popula tion o£ the Old World. The traveller reached the region in early April. Forest and tundra were as devoid of life as the Desert of Sa hara; but a change was near. Sud denly 'summer broke over the scene; the ice in the river split and disap peared, the banks steamed hi the sun, and innumerable birds of all sizes aiid colors appeared within forty eight hours. The frozen tundra he came a wide moor, diversified with numerous ..bogs and luk.es.. It was co vered with moss, licliens, heath-like plants, dwarf birch, and millions of acres of clouduerries,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
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BALLARAT PIG MARKET. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
J? ALL A RAT PIG MARKET. Wednesday. I Coghlan, Boasts and Co. report: — A pood yajxling came forward for io-day'o market, including baconers, porkers, stores, and young pigs. The usual at tendance of t!ie cuiors and trade ivns pre sent. Baconers: The market opened to brisk competition, and all prime weights and quality pigs hold well at last week's high rates, but inferior quality eased. Best i)ens, JE4/5/ to .£4/9/ to JE4/12./ to .£4' 13/6: extra, .£4/14/ for Mrs Gleewm and. Mr Buckle; whilst top price of the mar ket was X4/14/6, which we obtained for two of Mrs W. S. Holmes*. Ascot; good lien?. .63/18/ to .£4/4/; others, from .£3/13/ to JE3/17/6; inferior quality, .£3/5/ to .£3 12/; balf-fats. .£2/15/ to .£3/3/. Pork: The demand is still firm; best .£'2/15/ t&lt;i .£3. a few to .£3/5', others from 45/ to £2 12,'; forward stores, .£2 to .£2/6/6, others from 35/. Slips and vnung pigs; A very heavy supply penned, viz.. 85 head. Ow ing tn the increased supplies prices ruled ;i...
II. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
II. | "I'm" awfully sorry," faltered Nancy, with a startled look in her lovely eyes, "but what you ask is impossible. I cannot marry you. I hadn't the least idea " "But now you know you'll soon bring yourself to say 'Yes' — and 'Thank you,' too," said Austin Myers, in his most egotistical tone. "Why, it's a chance you'd never get again if you lived to be a hundred. I'm some body, I am—and I mean to get to the very top! That's why I stuck out here for ten long years. I wanted the 'pile' to be big enough to float me over there in the old country, and it is. I'll settle a rattling good sum 011 you, and " "PleaseJ please stop. I really am grateful for the honor you have paid me," broke in Nancy, hurriedly, "but it is impossible. Do believe me, and never refer to the matter again." A dark flush crept over Myers's face, and the look was in his eyes which had made many a wretched underling ciwer. He seized Nancy's wrist and held it in a fierce grip. "It can't be impossible, unless there's ...
BALLARAT POULTRY MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 July 1914
BAI/LABAT POULTRY MARKET. Thursday. I T. J. Lawless and Co. report:—A small number penned; prices unchanged for prime, poor lots dull. Prime Kobbiprs, Tjd; extra, Sd per lb: medium, 5Ja to GJd; prime roosters, to 5/6; medium, 4/ to 4/6; iieavy hens, 3/6 to 4/3; extra lots. 5/4 to &lt;!/: medium lots 2/ to 3/ per pair; prime ducks, 5,3; extra, 8/2 per pair; geese, 5;0.