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MARRYING RECORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 23 January 1914
MARRYING RECORDS. Women, ua a rule, are more given lo urn marrying habit tluui wen, tnougn uu woman liaa readied Uis worms marrying record made by ueorgu \,'iuou, ulie uotoriouu bigam ist, wuoae marriages totalled over J.UO. iu one wuok Uu wont tarougu eight ceremonies. Almost as strange a case wan that of u ilUBBjuii woman condemned to bibena not long ago. sue had been married to twenty nusbauUB and Had treated them all aliKe, running awaf Horn each in turn and tailing all tnee, portable property wHli her. fcilio was a most attractive woman, and highly uuucated. A woman named Schmeyer, of - ennsylvania, was sent to prison not long ago lor bigamy. Though she wag only twenty-seven yearn old, aba liad married twelvo men In ten years, tier only comment in court was that Bhe luted them all. A Hoer woman named De Been, wliouo sixth husband died recently, is the proud mother and stepmother of forty-nine children, while her grand children number 270. four of her six husbands were widowers,...
PREVENTING EVAPORATION. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 23 January 1914
PREVENTING EVAPORATION. The frequent. Biirnng of tUe surface portion 01 me ton, aa tor example Dy cultivation auu uarrowiug, la an luj poriauL quetstiou in lebbeuiug me am* . oum oi evaporation auu miuuuibiufi uiu ribKs oi urougm uy breatfjug tnu capillary uitracuon. TUis operation lb, ol course, lwpracUcaoie once a ' crop is bovvn, except an luo case of ; am urdu&uiii or turnip or dimuar crops, j wat'U tue unua are ieit tsuuicienuy wiue apart lo aiiow oi auer-cuiuvatiou. \vua an oruiaary crop, nowover, me j you nab to reuiaiu uumbturoeu uuriutf I me waoie oi uie time uie ^rouuu m j occupieu uy sucn cropa, to mat inuou j more win depend upon uie inorousu" aeob oi iue una previous to aowuitf tnu crop. The principle object to Do uuueu at in lue preparation oi uie land lor bucu crops is to Keep uie 6unace couuiy wane uie uuuerueain is com j pact. Tuib cau ue outaiueu uy pioutfu I tug Ueepiy, and uy tnurouguiy cum \iuiii^ uo eariy 111 ttte beaouu ae pos sible, bo that iue burtac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 23 January 1914
Special Announcement. 1 £ o § JLh Hi m&u&co £BE& o ^Jt1 \&lt;3 ^ ~ ^ !5^WARRAGUL. f\WING to increased Railway Facilities we are now doing a Steadily increasing business in Your District and Neighborhood, and Cus tomers will find it very much to their advan to send their orders to us WHY? BECAUSE our prices are much Lower. Even legs than MeN bourne when Freight added. BECAUSE of Greater Variety, Larger Stocks, [Direct Importations from Manufacturers, Seasonable, Novelties. Up-to-date Goods all the Year Round , IP You want Anything from n Naedle to an Anchor, Send us a Trial Order. We Guarantee You will be pleased and become a Regular Customer. Drapers. Grocers, Ironmongers, Wine & Spirit Merchants Central Emporium, Warragul. &lt;*3 4) "OB M &lt;3 0 0 A A Boy cf Twelve with Four B ,-T ofth:se P.l:'-:!iir.cs c.*.n :uiik v |j THIRTY COWS AN HOUR jj g -Wacle Automatic Milker. if[il jThe Last Word in Milk ing Machines. \ . W.jrk ill ...
SOIL REQUIREMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 23 January 1914
SOIL REQUIREMENTS. With a small outlay lor practical e* lioriments a farmer can learn more in a BeaBon regarding tho requirements o£ tlio soil he cultivates than in any other manner; and the value o£ such knowledge will' enable him to produce tho largest possible crops with the smallest expense (or fertilisers. He can dispense with such materials as ) he has proved to be not necessary on > his soil. On the other hand, he can ' add an extra quantity o£ any ingr* I dtent with Ills experiments show to j be especially necessary. | It is not what p*opl». siy ol u», but I what they don't s»y, which ravaala I our true obvacttri. H'i a u« Salt* U»t ka*** onr» sutfcw.
St. Mary's Church, Trafalgar ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 23 January 1914
St. Mary's Church, Trafalgar ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of the above was held in the school hall on Wed- nesday, 14th, when a representative gathering of members of the con- gregation took place. The balance sheet and report showed encourag- ing progress. The evening congre- gations reached a higher average than in any previous year, except in 1910. The offertories totalled 15 per cent, more than in the previous year, though the previous year had been high-water mark, The morning congregations have also been larger than ever before, but this is due to the large number of children who have been attending. Additional interest was imparted to the meeting owing to the impend- ing departure of Mr J. P. Martin, who for some years has been Church Sec- retary. The Rev. C. L. Orossley spoke in the highest terms of the work done by Mr Martin, and on behalf of him- self and the congregation wished him God speed. Mr Martin, in a feeling response, said it came us a wrench to him to leave...
In Reserve. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 30 January 1914
In Rosorvo. At a Highland gathering ono Donald MacLean had ciitorc&lt;l for a number of events. The first of these was a quar ter-inile. Of eight runners ho was jast. "Donald, Donald," cried a partisan, "why did ye no run faster?" Donald sneered. "Run faster f" "ho said contemptuously. "An' mo reser vin' myself for the bagpipe competi tion I" A Mr, Smoker, of New Jersey, has been hiccoughing for &lt;a fortnight. # Ho must feel very s-bic of it by this time. Twenty-six sovoreigv.5 were found in ft crocodile shot in Swaailand.* Thero is moro money in big game than v/o thought. Three scientists who descended tho crater of Vesuvius say that a serious eruption is imminent. This, in sport ing parlance, is "inside information/' Do not ask opinions of candid people unless you are brace*} for u jolt now und then.
EVERYTHING MARKED. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 30 January 1914
EVERYTHING MARKED. a All linens aro marked with the ini tials or monogram of their owner to day. Every hostess is careful to pee .that her table linens and towels como in for particular attention. Tho hand toivojp are embroidered with more or less elaborateness. On guest towels two-inch letters are ombroidered to match tbe other embroidery. On larger towels three-ineh letters are in good t&sto. Turkish towels are all lettered now. Some of them have tho monogram or initial wo.-en with tho fabric. In oth ers tho initials aro embroidered in color j to match the bars that form tho bor der, on a small circle of linen. This is inset in one end of tho towel. Still others are marked in cross-stitch of big French knots of colored cotton. Face cloths aro embroidered to match the towels. Those made of crash aro em- 1 broidered liko the bath towels, others like tho hand towels. Thero is no essential difference in the ' lettering that marks table linen and household linen, excepting in t...
ON MAKING ALLOWANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 30 January 1914
ON MAKINQ ALLOWANCES. 1 toy Walt Mason. "If you must stnoko in your room all tlio ovening, Mr. Todhunter," said tho landlady, "1 wish you would smoke to bacco instead of tan-bark 01 leather findings. When our new loarder went upstair3 last night ho r,imo back lo; k ing scared, ana said that joirw-budy's wardrobe must bo on fire, ns ho could ^tucli shoes and woollen gor.ds burn ing. \V lion I told him t'lat it was your pipe, he wanted his money bock, and - ho would look for anothe* board ig-houso." 'Hut of eourso 1-0 didn't- get his .uoncy back, Mrs. Jiggers," remarked tlh' star boarder, '"am! hy tho tunc ho lias to pay another week''- hoard in ad vance he will be ..ciii-nntiscd, and will thoroughly enjoy the rich iV.onu of tho tobacco 1 smoke. 1 .ulmit, r>;oio in sorrow than in mger, that-, owing to.a conspiracy of the un.ncy bnrons at.«d misgovernment, the tobacco I smoko is not the best in t; o world. I am obliged to retrench, lo h'islmnd m\ re sources, bccauso c,f tho high cos...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 30 January 1914
Special Announcement. OWING to increased Railway Facilities we are now doing a Steadily increasing business in Your District and Neighborhood, and Cus tomers will find it very much to their advan to send their orders to us - WHY? BECAUSE our prices are much Lower. Even less than Mel bourne when Freight added. BECAUSE of Greater Variety, Larger Stocks, >Direct Importations from Manufacturers, Seasonable. Novelties. Up-to-date Goods all the Year Round IF You want Anything from n Needle to an Anchor, Send us a Trial Order. We Guarantee You will be pipn^il and become a Regular Customer. Drapers. Grocers, Ironmongers, Wine & Spirit Merchants Central Emporium, Warragul. Miliar-Wade Automatic Milker. The Last Word in Milk ing Machines. l'"v»»luti&lt;>t)i«,»« w..rU iu tlio eow 1 in th«» i:- f-iniplu-ity. t knowl,.,!.". in A Boy of Tv.'civ? v/ith Four of these tVIac-ihics can ir.ilk THIRTY COWS AN HOUR COST (which monni so much to the sti'ugyliii^ dairyman), only -C. XT...
AGRICULTURE AS A PROFITABLE PURSUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 30 January 1914
AGRICULTURE AS A PROFIT ABLE PURSUIT. Increased knowledge is necessary to tlio existence of agriculture as a profit able pursuit. Tor the competition of the world is becoming kt'cncr every year} and tin* primeval low of the* survival of the fittest never ceases to fx* ruth lessly eutormed. It is tlu* innin object of agricultural jo mialisin to point tin* way in this respect, am! to endeavor to inculcate more up-to-date and scien tific ways &lt;if getting the most out of tin* soil. Jt matters not if the pro gress lie slow, provided it 1M* steady atul surh. *lt is better to learn slowly :>»&lt;! thoroughly, retaining tbo know ledge absorbed, than &lt;|iiicklv jutd in a .superficial way. A tortoise, on tho right track, will tcarh the goal .sooner than a racehorse on the wrong one. K&lt;lueation nowadays, agricultural and otherwise, is obtained from books and agricultural newspapers, and with out education a man has no chance. The successful farmer mus...
Tha Only Sort. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 30 January 1914
Tha Only 8ort. Bochelor: Don't jcra think a talka tive woman Is more popular with men than anj- other kind? Benedict: What other kind 1* there? A tourist travelling In the western part ol Ireland waa trying to have some fun at the expense ot a native of the oountry. "You have % rery fine view from here, my friend,' sali the tourist "Ay," replied Nthe native, 'ive tan oomptimes see a long way." "Ah, I suppose yon cun tee Ameri ca vhen it's clear?" "Further than that.V said the Irishman, without a smile. "What?" "Y#b; If you will just wait a while you'll see the moon!" Tlio* teacher was addressing bla pu l>ils 011 the subjects of laziness and idleness. He drew a terrible pieture of the habitual loafer-the man who dis likes work and who begi for all he gets. "Now, John," said the teacher to a little boy who had been -ery ina'iea tive during the lesson. Jokn was in stantly alert. "Tell me," continued the teacher, "who 1b the miserable in dividual who gets clothes, food and lodging, a...
THE VIXEN Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock [?] Co., Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XLVI. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 30 January 1914
THE VIXEN! By LGWIN FITZHAMON. VubJJuhed by Arrangement with Wnnl, Lock Co., Molbourne. All Rlght-B Resftrved. CIIAPTliTi XLVI. Tito Court hnd risen for luncheon, and every restaurant in Die vicinity of the Law Courts wan inconveniently packed; the busy clink of knife and fork, china and glass, offered ^philo sophic contrast to the continuous inur rniir of subdued argument. The gen eral topic of conversation was Miss Purney's evidence. The honest way she had stood up to cross-examination %vns greatly com mented upon and nduiired; yet. a curi OUR and unreasonable opinion prevail ed that had John Cott been able to put his last. (|uestion himself, Angela j mnuhl have answered differently; this . was the hotly-debated topic: was there ' foundation for a suspicion that Angela \ took the necklace? : There was one quiet corner in an unpretentious restaurant whom there was no argument. The Earl and Countess of Pettigew sat. there; Pett trying to choke down an indifferent sole, while Dainty ...
CHAPTER XLVII. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 30 January 1914
CHAPTER Xr.VlI. John Pott, In company of his nephew, visited the shop of one Seena, a tobacconist. "I have conic," said Cott, "to claim the monies for a certain pipe, do you remember?" "I remember perfectly well," smiled the tobacconist, "but you cannot have the monies." "But, you pirate, I won my case." "But not the bet," answered Mr. Seena. "Do you deny that the plaintiff did not benefit?" "Not so," replied the tobacconist and philosopher. "But the plaintiff was innocent, so you pay for the oir \ I wished T had charged double f tv It!" "This is double dealing with a ven geance," grumbled John Cott. "I Insist upon the return of its very exorbitant price." "Why not let Miss Burncy decide," suggested his nephew, laughing. "A very proper suggestion," agreed tho King's Counsel. "I am going to her now. Pirate, give me a box of Seena clgarcttes." "With great pleasure, sir, and I ab solutely refuse to charge for them." Young Mr. Penistone Cott handed tho K.C. into a cab. "Good luclc, Uncl...
Anonymous. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 30 January 1914
Anonymoua. A well-known author, on leaving Ills honBo one morning, forgot a let tor that he had Intended to post. Dur ing the afternoon aomethlng recalled It to his mind, and as It was of eon sldernblo Importance he Immediately hurried home. The letter was no where to be found, and he summoned the maid. "Have you seen a lotter lying about?" "Yes, sir." "Whore 1b It?" "Posted, sir." "Posted! Why, thero wasn't any name or address on the envelope1." "I know there waxn't, sir: but I tnought It must be In answer to one of them anonymous letters you've boen getting lately!"
THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 30 January 1914
THE HOUSEHOLD. .Five Minutes Pudding.-Half a cup ful of Hour, a quarter of a cupful of sugar, two eggs, two teaspoonfuls of baking-powder, and a pinch of salt to gether, and mix in the eggs not beat en, boating it only to make the mix ture smooth. Bake in a hot oven for five minutes, turu out on to a paper sprinkled with sugar, spread over it a* layer of jam or jelly previously made warm, and roll up quickly. Serve with sweet sauce, if liked. ; P»ecf Oannelon.-Two pounds of the round of beef, the rind of half a lemon, three sprigs of parsley, one teaspoon fuI of salt, a quarter of a teaspoonful of pepper, a quarter of a nutmeg, two tablospoonftils of melted butter, one i raw okh, and half a teaspoonful of onion juice. Chop meat, parsley and lemon rind very line, add other in gredients, and mix thoroughly. Shape into a roll about three inches in dia meter and six in length, ltoll iu but tered paper and bake 'tor thirty min &lt; utes, basting with butter and water. | When cook...
IRON FOR FOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 30 January 1914
IRON FOR FOWLS. Iron iB present In the Jowl's bo&lt;ly; part of this iron is In an organised form In the red corpuscles of the blood. Tho total amount of iron 1b small, but nevertheless, it is ot great importance, and a deficiency re sults in anaemia. Ono frequently finds that eggs laid by insufficiently fed fowls have pile yolks. Tho coloring of the yolk is duo to pigments, and, possibly, to the phospholiplne termed lecithin. Iron, in an organised form. Is fonnd in the ash of.tho egg. Vegetable foods, es pecially clover and luceme, are rich in minerals, and their uso results in richly-colored yolks. Anaemic fowls may be easily troated by administer ing to each five drops of perchloride of iron in a teaBpoon ot well-sweeten ed milk. This is a very choap tonic, and is bettor in many ways than the ordinary sulphate of iron (copperas).
The Man who Dodged Work [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 30 January 1914
The Man who Dodged A/ ork By Charles Phelps Cusliing, in Uio "Ar^onriut." ' It's frightfully hard to make som&lt; persons ululei-stamJ that when nuo ol literature's vagrants has money enougl to last )iirrt into the middle of .farm nrv be continues to be rich until he' poor again. When I'm poor I chaM woik, take or. any sort of hack writ inn from interviews to encyclopaedias, but when I'm rich I dodge it.. The har&lt;hu I pursue, the more desperately I have to fliM' later on. Or I should say, ra ther. that is tin- way tiling used t&lt;> b> in fh" days wh&lt;*n I was ashamed of rnv snul and afraid to fling capital bach iti the* publisher's teeth. A« von shall see A mouth ago 1 looked at my bank book and with intense gratideation dis covered thai, the balance* had teacher the unprcendented h'gh water marl" of oOO dollars. That »vas enough to chancre liiv whole Attitude towards (ex istence. From that time fortli until my funds shall sink to yero ajj...
DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHICK. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 30 January 1914
J DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHICK. Present-day poultry science glvoa these facts III tho development of tbe chlok: Twolvo hours after Incubation has begun the llnoamonts of tbo bend and body are discovered. Close observa tion Iihb found tne heart to beat y tbo closo of the day. At the end of 4S hours two veBlcIes of blood are distinguished, pulsations of which are visible. At tho liftlotli hour an auricle of tho heart appears. At tho end of 70 hours undistinguished wings, and on the head two bubbles for the brain, ono for the bill, and two oth ers for tho fore-part and tho hlndor part of tho head. Tho Iivor appears towards tho fifth day. At tho end of 131 hours tho first voluntary motion Is observed. Seven hours later tho lungs and stomach become visible, and tho Intestines, tho loins, and the upper Jaw aro seen at tho end of 142 hourB. The seventh day the brain, which Is slimy, begins to have some consistence. At tho 190th hour of Incubation tho bill openB, and tho flesh appears on the br...
SOME SALUTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 30 January 1914
SOME SALUTATIONS. 1 Tiie prostration and tbo Gftlnam, sal utations that many Orientals use, aro only more pronounced forms or tho bow. So there is a connection between the embraco, so common in civilised countries, and the greeting of a mem ber of the Koiari tribe of British New Guinea, who, in saluting a missionary, placed ono arm abou this neck and stroked him under the chin. ^ . Among: the Masai and the "Ukerewo it is a mark of respect to greet an ac quaintance or a stranger by spitting at him. Almost as strange is the cus tom ascribed to the Tibetans of putting out the tongue by way of salutation. Rubbing noses isr quito common; tho Burmese and many tribes of Kskimos, Laplanders, and Malays do so. Stranger than any of these customs is tho weeping salutation that has been observed among Central South Amer- \ ican Indians. This form of greeting occurs too in tbo Andaman Islands, New Zealand, and Polynesia. A Por tuguesc explorer thus describes tho cus tom as he saw it used among a...