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BAIRNSDALE STOCK MARKET. Bairnsdale, May 9. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
BAIRNSDALE STOCK MARKET. Bairnsdale, May 9. Messrs A. Macarthur and Co. report: Fat Oattle--Our yards fairly well sup plied; buyers were not so keen for heavy cows, but lighter sorts sold well np to late rates. Sales: Herman Dreier's cows to £6 14s, heifers £6 to £6 7s; J. H. Bankin's cows, £7 123 to £8; The Meadows cows to £7 7-, heifers £5 193; 10 cows, and beifers for Mr John Sinnott, Tabberabbera, former to £6 7s 63, latter to £5 13s; Rashleigh's heifers, £5 11s to £7; W. Cousens's heifer, £6 17s; F. W. Smith's Hillside cows, £6 7s to £7 7s; Rosehill light weight cows, £7 15s, and other lines. Store Cattle-A full yarding of usual lines of all classes. Sales made in al most every case at good rates. Good conditioned cows were in very good de mand. Milch cows, especially those just coming in, are in good demand, and we can place any number of good cows, Sales to-day were brisk, and heifers made to £6 15s. Sheep-Very few forward and prices very firm for all classes. We have sold a ...
GENERAL NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
GENERAL NEWS The Bishop of Oippsland, Dr. Pain, preached at he marquee in the navvies' camp on Wednesday evening. There was a very good attendance, and the men listened with! keen appreciationi to the Bishop's address on I Timothy, IV, 8, '.? Godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that vwhich is to come" The Bishop's visit will be remembered wvith great pleasure. by many who were present. - Empire Day is to be celebrated on Friday next, and a meeting of parents is to be held in the Orbost school to-morrow evening to make arrangmentsdfor the occasion. From facts that catne under his observatiou during the week Con stable Martin decided to proceed against two men for engaging in an unlawful game known as " two up." One of them, L. Ashby, thought fit to disappear, and a warrant was issued for his arrest. We understand he was arrested at Nowa Nowa last night,
ORBOST CATTLE MARKET May 9. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
ORBOST CATTLE MARKET - May 9. Messrs A Macarthur and Co. report: We had second sale and a good yarding of cattle and pigs. Fat cattle were again in good demand, and late rates were easily maintained. Good competi tion resulted for such stores as were penned, which realised full market rates. We quote-Fat bullock4, 4 year old Ayrshires, £8 5s; best cows, £9 10s, £7 17s Gd, £7 15s. £7 4s; light cows, £6 190; heifers, £6 14s, £5 12s 6d; store bullocks, £7 15s; steers, £5 18s; sore cows, £3 15s. Pigs-20 slips at 22s. Messrs J. W. Bird and Co. report: -We had a good yarding of mixed cattle, and with the exception of a pen of low-conditioned cows we sold every. thing at late high rates. We sold Fats, lightweight cows and heifers, £6 17s, £6 15s, £5 17s 6d; Jersey heifers £5 10s; vealers, £2 12s. Stores Bullocks, in nice condition, £7 17s 6d, £7 8s, £6 15s; forward cows, £4 19s, £4 16s; heifers, £4 to £4 16s; strong cdives, 30s to 40s; small calves, 15s upwards; privately a line of backwar...
ORBOST SHIRE COUNCIL FRIDAY, 8TH MAY. All the councillors were present. CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
ORBOST SHIRE COUNCIL FRIDAY, 8TII MAY. All the councillors were present. CORRESPONDENCE. Letters were received and dealt with from the following : Country Roads Board, asking couo cil to forward report re Cane River bridge, as soon as possible. (Already complied with).-Received. Shire of Beechworth. forwarding copy of minutes of cmuference re St. John's wort.-Received. Education Department, requesting to be notified of any action it may be pro posed to take re celebration of Empire Day.-To be referred to the school com mittees. Public Works Department, asking if council has any objections to water fron tage licences being-issued to S. Ward and H. P. Greer, as per schedules attached.-No objection to be offered. Same; approving of plans and speci fications for Bondoc bridge and road at Rocky River, providing the minimum wage clause be inserted.-Received. Lands Department, stating that the reserve at Orbost East will be tem porarily reserved as a site for a race course and public recre...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
Biliousness. . DR. MORGE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS STIR THE LIVER. SNurse Norris, of 19 Ashmore Street, Brunswick, Melbourne. .writes: "Three years ago I was re commended to try Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills for the re ks lief of Bilious ness, and I can state they af forded me great = relief, and con S sequently I re commend them to my friends, k and in my ca S pacity as ladies' nurse at Bruns wick during the :,,re .'orýi,. past 20 years, I Fron a .P'ho. h a v e found them of late. Years,.or since I comn inenced using Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills, that they are excellent medicine for my patients. You have my consent to use this testimony for publication." , The- climate of Australia is such that the Liver gets .out of order quicker than any other organ of the biody~ Wliheni :the Liver does get out o- orderi .:the whole system is upset, do:-: ?Cstipation, Biliousness, and S'Stomach Tri'oubles ,follow speedily. F .Mrse'sIh?din Root Pills reach th leLivei in": a satisfactory manner. Te yope...
MELBOURNE CATTLE MARKET (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
MELBOURNE CATTLE MARKET (By ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) SMELBOURNE, Wednesday. Messrs McLean, Macalister and Co. report:-Fat - cattle.- 1900 b head yarded. Market ruled from 15s to 20s higher for bullocks; cows firm at last week's -rates, Quotations. Johnson Bros., 11 bullocks .£14 5 0 Syme, Killara, 19 do: ... 14 0 0 Moore and Co, 23 do. ..., 13 10 9 Clyne Bro.., 11 do.... ... 13. 2 6 Johnson, Killara, 10 do.... 13' 0 0 Gilder, 40 do ...... ... 12 10 u Eccle3 Bros., 20.do.... ... 12 9 0 Avondale, 22 cows ...... 7 18 '0 Fat Calves-520 forward. Market firm.
THE TIDES High water at Marlo and Conran. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
THE TIDES High water at Marlo and Conran. Fr:dey, May 15, 12.42 a.m. 1.4 p.m. Saturday, ,, 16, 1:24 1;, 3 ,, Sunday, ,, 17, 2 2 ,, 2.20 ,; Monday, ,, 18, 2.38 ,, 2.56 ,, Tuesday,. ,, 19,' 3.14 -: 3:32 ,, Wednesday, 20, 3.51 ,, 4 11 j, Thursday, ,, 21,- 4.32 , 4:.54 ,, Friday; ,.22, 5.19 ;, 546, Saturday, ,, 23, 6.15 , - 6.45 ,, Sunday, ,, 24, 7.17 ,, 7.53 ,, Monday, ,; 25, 8.21 ;,; S 52 ,, Tuesday, ,, 26, 9.21 ,, 9.49 ,, Wednesday,, 27, 10.15 ,, 10.40 , Thursday ,, 28, 11.4 ,, 11.27 ,, These times may vary according to weather conditions, westerly winds causing the tides to hold up later,
WOOL May 6. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
WOOL - May 6. Dalgety and Company, Ltd., report: -The third series of London wool sales pened on the 28th ult., and on the vening of the opening day Dalgety's London house cabled as follows: "Third series Wool sales opened to-day. The. attendance of buyers is large; com petition animated. The selection is a good one. As compared with the clos ing rates of last series (17th March) the market for medium and coarse qual ity crossbreds is unchanged. Merinos and fine quality crosabreds are from par to 5 per cent, higher." The above was supplemented by a further cable, dated the 80th ult., read ing as follows:-" Third series wool sales continue active and competition is brisk. the principal operators being the English buyers, who are operating freely, more especia ly in crossbred wools of coarse qualities. German and Ameri can buyers are also operating freely. more especially in shafty combing wos of g -od quality and crossbred wools o? fine quality, As compared with the closing rates of ...
SHEEPSKINS May 6. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
SHEEPSKINS May 6. Dalgety and Company, Ltd, report: Each. Each. Green skins Towo. Country. Early shorn ... 6/6 to 8/6 5/6 to 7/ Late do. ... 5/to 6 4/to 5/ Lambs ... 8/to 5/6 3/to 5j Lamb pelts ... 2/3 to 3/ 1/9 to 2/9 Dry skins, at per lb. Super. Average. Merino Pelts, well grown 7 d to 8d 6td to 73d Do., short 51d to 7id 51d to 61d Crossbred Pelts, well grown 8-d to 8}d 7SI to 8-d Do., short 61d to 7-k- 61d to 71d Spring lambs 8d to 81d 71d to 71d Lamb pelts 71d to 8d 61d to 7 d
ELOPEMENT AT 88. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
ELOPEMENT AT 88. In New York recently, ''honeymoon ing'' with a crowd of interviewers fol lowing theni, were Mr. Wilfred H. Nettleton, a wealthy bankler of eighty eight, and his sixty-eight-vear bride, who had eloped from Bristol (Connee- I ticut), and succeeded in gettiuig sec retly married at New Haven.? Mr. Nettleton, with his smiling 1 bride at his side, told the reporters thluit lie had loved for fifty years. "I remember," ieto said, "when she was t born. She was a very pretty baby. 1 ilways knew she would make a handsome woman. Buit at eighteen I she married n younger man than J, I so I decided to wait. and in thle mean, time devoted myself to making money. Eight months ago her husband died. I called on her, but was ordered from i thei door by her nice, who seemed to c think we did not know - our minds. Mr. Nettleton, in spite of his great t age, looked the picture of health and happiness.
MUCH TO BE THANKFUL FOR. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
MUCH TO BE THANKFUL FOR. A speaker, in the course of a tirade against the universities and education. expressed his thankfulness that he had never been corrupted by contact with a college. "Do I understand that the gentle man is thankful for his ignorance?" asked one of his audience: "Well. yes, was the answer, "you can put it that way if you like!" "Well, all. I have to say," said the interrupter, "is that you have much to 1e thankful for I"
THE LOVE AFFAIRS OF OUR SISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
-;THE LOVE AFFAIRS OF OUR SISTER. SI was late for six ,o'clock supper. SAs I entered the uurses' dining-room, laughter and chatter and little friendly nods of recognition greeted inme down the long line of saucy Swiss caps. As I unfolded my napkin a sigh es caped me. The sigh meant apprehen sion, not physical fatigue, and the ap prehension lay behind my stiff white bib in a pathetically brave but hysterical little note from home. Francie was ill-Francio our idol, our eldest; father and mother to us young est orphans and the handsomest of the handsomo McQueens. When Franoie, dear old plucky war-horse, slip, ed in the traces, it was a moment for con cern. , I was a day special on a prTvate case for Dr. Dudley, so I found little trouble in being relieved from duty, and start ed at once for homo. The weather bu reau said it was the most biting Janu ary in eight years, and 1 believed it. I shivered as I entered leho damp car, and finding a secluded seat, huddled among my gray fox furs fo...
MARKETS. WHEAT AND OTHER PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
SMARKETS. IWHEAT AND OTHER PRODUCE. Wheat.-The market is firm ii tone, owing partly to the small supplies of fering and party to the demand to co ver forward contracts.. Paroels are quoted at 3/10 to 3/10, and consider able cancellations of contracts have been arranged on the basis of 3/101. Ordinary lots in store are- quoted at 3191. Flour.-The association price for lo oal consumption is £9 delivered. Bran and Pollard .---Th -association price-for bran is £5 delivered, and that for pollard £5/5/.. Barley.-A considerable business has been done. A number of lines of rithe better quality Chevalier have been sold at prices ranging with the sample from 2/8 for medium up to 3/3 for an almost priime sample of last season's growth. About 1000 bags of pearling Englisli have changed hands at 2/2 to 2/2-, while 2/1 is offered for feed. ,n Cape, offerings are not very free. Sales have been made at from 2/ to 2/1-, while up to 2/3 is wanted - by hold -:s of prime. " Oats.-For good heavy milling...
FURRED SKINS May 6. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
FURRED SKINS May 6. Dalgety and Company, Ltd-, report: Vio. Brusha Kangaroo 2/to 2/9 lb Rabbits, Victorian, headless per lb. Best . . ,.. 9d to 11d Mixed ... ,, 7jd to 9d Does and balfgrown 7d to 8d Kittens *.. ... 4½d to 51d Fox skins Winter firsts 90/ to 108/ per doz, , seconds 60/- to 80/- ,, ~ thirds 36/- to 50/- ,,. Wallaby, tanners' 2/4 to 2/7 per lb Do. thin for 2/9 to 3/3 ,, Do. good for 3/6 to 4/6
FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
FOOTBALL The followiing is the draw for the ocal competition this season: M?ay 10-Orbost v. Newmnerella May 23-Navvies v Nlewmerella May 30-Orbost v. Navvies June 13-Orbost v Newmerella June 20-Navvies v. Newmerella June 27-Navvies v. Orbost July 11-Navvies v. Orbost July 18-Orbost v. Newmerella July 25-Navvies v Newmerella
SPIDER SENSE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
SPIDER SENSE. i - Poiidei ai ofTrquiy, w riting to""'hie ein-.siys:- -I cai gise an instniice of spider sense froim any aown obseratioa.n It iris -ii Nes South Walksj about` 30 years ago, but the "peicipienit" in tins cisu 5e wis not a lady? ?::-Tie:s _ a? ii old. "squa~tter, a mini ".of a'? .ritli?er sinister rieputation; dit?ig froni theu dýys of :blieks, hbush rarigers 'iand: convicts; .ini shlit, about' as? littlo irotiubled witlh -nerves as any' iniau .coild be. Biiutthe one thing lie fea'ied ,'is a, spider;:. especially: tli hig? species l ich the "Australian buishiin iait sists o? n ,calling "triiute olies;'. and, s in tel p revious instan c ha coiuld detect their presence (up to' ?? e`ortiis distaince) without seeing thlie ?- Ohne i iglit h 'ih and th roe otlh ers" (ef :s lioiii was oie),- wcre playinig c'iids; a hlen- he suiddenly oot "uip, .and hii'iedl, left =the -roam declaring ?lhitt:.'therei 'as -oiic;fo those; (adiec tive) t?riaiitelops' a-hbouti:. In tbe case if aimy...
ROLLER SKATES IN POSTAL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
ROLLER SKATES IN POSTAL SERVICE. Roller-skating (says "Chambers's. Journal"') is generally regarded as a pastime, but the United States Gov ernmient has found it very useful ih the postal service. In one. of lihe large post-oflices in Chicago the post ien store their uniform'ns, bags, and other requisites , in the basement. There are 1-100 lockers in ai apart inent mieasuring 3(0ift. in length. It was found that checking the qquip nienits during the rush hours imposed a severe task oni the clerks. In order to facilitate the work ,the chief of thi department suggested tlhiat the clericks should use roller-skates, so that hhly could traverse the floor luickly and with less fatigue. The employees soon caiie to appreciate. -lhe iinnova tion, as- it also effected a welcome re ducetion in the a:ear and ,ear of boat- leather. The experiment proved a complete success, because lie ?iuiks equipped with the skates ,f:.lii mei their checking duties in a quarter of the tino formerly ieeupiedl. R...
HOW TO USE MANURE MOST PROFITABLY. SOME OF THE NATURAL LAWS WITH WHICH THE USE OF MANURE MUST CO-OPERATE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 15 May 1914
HOW TO USE MANURE MOST PROFITABLY. SOME OF THE NATURAL LAW?S WITH WHICH THE USE OF MANURE MUST CO-OPER ATE. From timo immemorial it has boon almost the universal custom to spread manure over the surface of the soil and then plough it unider. Generation after generation of farmors have fol lowed the custom without seriously thinking whether this method was tlle best method to be embployed. H}umans are controlled more or less by custom and habit, which they accept.and adopt unthinkingly on the assumption that whatever is, is right, and that what always has been elone is supported by someno good ueason, and thereforle hould be continued to be done. - Every farnier should know for him sell precisely-ahy lio does what l-u does. - -In this matter of nmaniiue,- it the farmer regularly yearl after yeiar ploughs manure under, hol:should, not do' so .untl ingly, but should kiow why. he does itg and thenl try: to learn W hether, under all tlhe cnirlcti'n?rauce, such a nmethod is the best, melh...