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Tungamah Shire Council. MONDAY, 12TH JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 15 January 1914
Tunjjamah Blilra Council.:. mb.viiay, 12rn .uxcaht. •Presont—Grs J. Ryan (president), AV.idesnn, F«ll, Whi'tty, Jtulquinuy, Dengan, 1). Ryan, Kelly, Ford,Hodge | and Cuilimins. iConnEaPONDEXt'E. From Postmaster-General's Do partmont, agreeing to allow the Council to construct and maintain a tnlophoue lino from Tuimainah to Youan'iiite under departmental sup ervision, thu Council to provide eer 1 tain poles, cartago anil labor, and Department to supply wire, insula tors, si>in'dlos, etc., and to pay tlm Couiii'il ibe sum of £ >9 17" Od. Tho Department would be glad to have the nainos of thu persons who are to sign the maintenance a^reemont.— Council to proceed with the work. President Ryan, I'rs Cummins and Hodge to sign agreement. From Lands Dep ircmeiit, staling that tho amount required for • the renewal of occupancy of land at far rowevnh for use as a sheep dip was. £3 Is Sd.— Received. From Public Health Department, asking for tho inspector's Tepur.t oj,i W; Shadforth's pre...
In the Interasts of Public Health [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 15 January 1914
' In tha Interasls of Publlo Hoalih I Tha extent to which *n outbreak of diphtheria was increasing in the town nf. Tungatnah impelled u number of Shire councillors to meet on New Year'« Diy and decitlu to respectfully request i)r. j. T. Kennedy to make a special trip to Tungauiah for the pur pose of impacting tho habitation* wherein tho c&lt;««• wore located, alio to examine tho .a mitary »tate of tho town generally, and, further, to ascertain tho ciiui'6 of 1)1,0 diphtheritic outbreak if poMaible.v &lt;j*r. Kennedy forthwith made afriuriuteinipeotion, and at last Mmid'ty'a'mooting of (he Council ho submitted' a comprehensive . report: which: covered four closely written pages of foolscap, and dealt in. a very trenchant "m^tm-jr with tha places visited, also tho .sanitary atata of the ;draim and gutters. Wo rojrpt not hoing ablo to print the roport ill full this ijnu'V but will btieily outline some of its features, togethar with th« councillor*' com'nuit-i. Tha Docto...
The Strikers' Camp. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 15 January 1914
The Strikers' Camp. From t|me to.time in the daily presi reports have appeared savin;; that Rural "Workers' camps have betn formed at such and such a placo in consequence of a strike, and sl«o that extreme difficulty was felt in getting labor atleas'thart Unioni rates. Wo took the:>&lt;trouble to make inquiries regarding one of these ' camps," ami ■the shortness1 in labor it was creating, and froin almost reliable source we learn that this particular camp con sisted of 18 nion, who were the rift rafi of the particular town near which the camp was fortned—men who did t not want-.work—-would soouur do any- f thing tlia.n find- it.' They were beni# f »upplie4i;witjiv lirpyicionB andj.litw / and, a» .our informant sayc, "It is r certain that;as long as the fare last) they aro prepared to stay." If this is, tbe'-ifort of trouble tlio farmer has, to fear he need not worry, but unfortunately, it is this class of laborer that.he.has to depend upon in his busy time, and the troubl...
Hugo's New Minstr[?]. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 15 January 1914
Hugo's New/Minstrel! I It lin» been frroly stated Hint nw. hut the A meriean negro can renili,' tlie olil pluiuiUioiimelodies with tin' degveo ot siu-ceas; but Mr Ain'J ITti^Upf, the • celebrated director ot ITu«o Bros.'' Urea|(' American Minaticl^,- litis diHiuiclW proved tlmt iho Australian artist who 11 properly trained, has fuilR^,,; oar mid voice lo distinguish himself in this lung neglocfed. branch of vocal inu»ie. This. lias been deinonstrau'il bv tlio wonderful success of UiW, New Minstrels, who, under the baton of Mr Hughes, lire everyivhe^ pleasing 'large audiences by their delightful rendering of old time negra song* and choruses. Included in ?|la combination there aro some very |ins specialty performers, notably tlia A.rnoldU, wlvjso marvellom p»n|jM„ and equilibriatic feats rival those of llie fiunmis CiiiquevnlH. The younger Arnoldi iutroducos an unusual novelty in tho shape of lightins sliotcli work in oils Of his performance tho "A.ge" s.iyp:—1"The ivonderl'uHyelever...
News from Round and About. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 15 January 1914
News from Round and About. Tonclpi'ii n.vfl inviteil for R.new rosi tlcnco nml -fencing ul the Jly'wee Slnto school. ■■ A clioap excursion train will run to Melbourne from C.'obrain on Tuesday jii'xt. Tickets close at uooii on Baturiliiy. • All size's of motor tyres and tubes niii kept oil band at Eric Eaton's, (Jyelo and Motor Depot, Punt load, Cubrain.* , Thomas Salmon, liito of Muckntah, retired fanner,, who -tlied on 1UU ^November, left; by. will dated 25th' March, 100", jGCOJO realty and £20') personally to hu widow. • Tlio tender of Mr V. Gray, of Jfitthnlin, has boon neceptcd .for the orectiim of a hit 11 oil behalf of tile Presbyterian '■ Ghurcli, Nuinurkah. The price is i£uG'). Tho Finlcy r il ■ cliib has roceived from Mr P. It. S. F.lkiner, a cheque for. £10 10a with which to purchase a eh.illang-) enp . for co u> petition aiiiongH members. . ;. Messrs .f. IVtcXarnara nnl\ Co. will hold o..»|ioci»t..i'Uorse.: «alo.iat .their . N.uuiurktth-.-.yards on - Tueailay, 2()th i...
The Cobram Courier. [?] 1889. THURSDAY, JANUAHV 22, 1914. Local and General Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 22 January 1914
• r|,|,e (J,olu'ciii} ^oin'ien. „*A- vy. Rar*ui.i*nxi> man. THURSDAY, JANUAHV 22t 1914. Local and Qenaral Itaras. To Coeram Householders.—The iwitl Water Trust notifies that the water in the main supplying nil places west of the Victoria hotel will be shut I off from 11 a.ro. to 12.30 p.m., and froru 1.30 p.m to 7 p.m. next Wednes day, on the occasion of the Goulburn j Valley Fire Brigades' demonstration I on the showgrounds. It is requested that householders will bear thin notice in mind, also make provision for a j supply of water during the above hours. It has been arranged to leave the tap in tho cut-off valve near the J Victoria hotel, so that in the event of ! a fire breaking out the water can be turned on without delay. A Goverx.mk.nt Job.—The trustees >£ the Barooga Water Trust have the unenviable position before them of meeting a heavy annual expenditure for tho maintenance of channels and culvorts, and now they are saddled with tho cost of repairing and renewing port...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 22 January 1914
■Commonwealth Jjijfa JBanft of Hustratfa I HBAD OFFIOI8YDNSY toll Buik' la opw far k!i etatw o( GENERAL fiANKINCh 6U81NE88 it EQUITABLE BUILDING, OOLLINS 8TREE.1V MELBOURNE Also fct Syttatyj Canton*, NawciflUs, Adolalde, Perth, Hobart,,Bjbbans, RockhAffifctoO, TowmvIHc and London, OfcbJt rnnitt&acM made to, and draft# drawn on fortlffn-phcw direct. Foreign bills negotiated and ooUaotetL L«t(ori of crtdlt Uwued to anjvp&rc ot the world. . EU)s negotiated or forwarded for OoHecUon, Banking tnd Exchanf* Uualotts of 4tcr7 description transacted within the Common* we&lt;Jtb, United Kingdoia aud abrcftd. Current acvouut* opcued. luicmt paid on flr.ed depo»iu. AdYAfiOM cuid* iftUan approved tecuritlM. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Victorian Otntra! Officii «)7 COLLINS aTftEKT, MELBOURNE. Branobwlo thfl abort cities and 2(000 AffoncJos at Pose Ofllc** throughout the Commonwealth Dopotlt* from !/• to &SOO* Interest at 3J£ P°r Annum. P#po«(t« or Withdrawal* may b* at...
Drunk on Strawberries. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 22 January 1914
Drunk on Strawberries. Those who cannot resist the temp* tntiou of too many strawberries should not lie surprised if they are attacked with ''fruit drunkenness," for it is an extraordinary fact that the excessive eating of strawberries often results in many of the sensa tions connected with alcohol attack ing the eater. These symptoms con sist of giddiness, headache, blurred sight, und occasionally double vision. -For strawberries contain far more acid than most of the other fruits in season at the same time, and this juice acts very quickly on the ner vous system, especially in the case of stout and full-blooded people. "Ex cessive rhubarb-eating can also produce symptoms of intoxication, owing to the excess of oxalic acid which lurks in this l'ruit. But this is only one of many ways in which symptoms of drun kenness can be developed, apart from excess of alcohol. It is quite possi ble to become temporarily intoxi cated by excess of emotion, whe ther it be sorrow, joy, or music. ! ...
The Brilliant Asquiths. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 22 January 1914
The Brilliant Asquiths. Mi* taking a first in Classical Greats, a success which \vos;announ eed at Oxford recently, Mr. Cyril Asquith has followed exactly iti the footsteps of his father, the -Prime Minister, and of his elder brother Kaymund, now in succcssful practice at the liar. -Mr. Cyril Asquith in IWi'J went tip Jrotn Winchester to XJalliol, his lather's old college, with the G&lt;nl ilnrd scholarship. This and ull the other stops culminating- in the pre sent triumph were taken by both the sou ami the cider brother, a first in " Mods " and the Craven scholarship. The Premier was elected to a I-'eb lowship at lialliul in and Mr Raymond Asquith to one at All Souls' iu 1002.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 22 January 1914
Pubtio Notices. ffluckatab Races. SATURDAY, 7th FEBRUARY. PROGRAMME. ■ MAIDEN1 PLATE, of £5. Weight for ago. About Fivt> furlongs. Kom, Gs». MUOKATAII HANDICAP, of 13 sova. About One mile. Warner of any handicap after declaration of to carry 7Jbs ponulty, two or moro such races lOlbs Koin. 8s, ace. Cs. NOVKI/rsr LMNT RACK, of C5. For ponic9 14.U and under; 12 yard- start nliowcd for each inch t smallest pony to run four furlong*; ponies to be measured on the ground before ^ p.in; exact height of pony (o bo sent with entry. Nom. Ha. PLAT 15 AND PURSE. A divided hnn diciip of £IG. Winner of Plate to receive £8; distance, Six furlonp?. Winner of Purse to receive ,C8 ; distance, Five furlongs. Winner of any handicap after declaration of weights to carry 71b# penalty, two or more such race* lulbs. Noni. 5^, ace. 3a., j JiOOSKV WELT ICR, of 8 sova. About } Seven furlongs Minimum weight 9-t 711)9, j Professional and amateur riders; profes* i 9ioniiIs to carry Tibs penalty, Nom. f>s i...
No "Ear for Music." [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 22 January 1914
No "Ear for Music." f I>r. lUrman-Bera, after making a study of the ears of famous musi cians, has come to the conclusion that the construction of that organ has lit(lo to do with one's musical appreciation, and that it is not ac cessary to havo even normal ear drums to become a finished musi cian. I»r. lijrman-Uer;i snys that his ob servations have shown that com posers as a class have erect, al most vertical ear-drums, and that musicians other than composers have ear-drums the position of which varies from the slanting to the \ertical, including all intermediates forms. Whether l'r. Birman-liora's discovery will result in the discard ing of that handy and much-used but now useless phrase, "an ear for music," of course, remains to be soen.
Origin of the Polka. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 22 January 1914
Origin of the Polka. ^ Probably few readers, though they may, indeed, bo enthmriustlic dancers, oro acquainted with the origin of the polka. Somewhere about tho year 1831, a young peasant girl, who was in the service of a citizen of Elbctelnit*, in Bohemia, performed a dance of her own invention ono Sunday afternoon, for her own special delec tation, and snng a suitable tuno to it. The schoolmaster, Joseph Neruda. who happened to bo present, wrote down the melody, and tho new dance whs soon after publicly performed for the first time in Elbeteinit/. About, ISM5 it made its entrance into Prague, and then obtained the name of polka, from the Bohemian word pulka, or half, from tho Jinli step prevalent in it. Four yean later, it was carried to Vienna >y a Pmgur hand. In 18-10 a dancing master of Pn.^i.e danced The polka, with great success, nt the Odeon, in IVtris, whence it found its way with extraordinary rapidity; to every dancing-room.
CHAPTER XIII. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 22 January 1914
CHAPTER XIII, It is now time for us, whether it suits our inclination or not, tot re move ourselves from the perfumed at mosphere breathed by Mildred Moore and her two adorers, and return to , those who ore certainly more worthy of our regard, and who have been i neglected through no fault of their own. I mean the Carpenters. On the second floor of Mr. Carpen ter's splendid mansion there was a j large, well-lighted room, intended ■ for, and formerly used as a nursery. | It was now doing duty as a school i room, after the manner we shall see. I In this room, bright and comfor table, sat one da> Schoolmaster Cummings, formerly attendant at Chambers-street Hospital, and his class of one—the Unknown. Both were well dressed, both intel ligent-looking. Cummings was nlert, watchful, and there was an unceas ing activity about him that proved | the choice of Dr. Carpenter to have been a wise one. On the other hand, the intelligence of the Unknown seemed entirely of a subdued, or, as it we...
Plate Rack for Dining Room. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 22 January 1914
Plate Rack for Dining Room. . .•The plate rack illustrated herewith is built on the following dimensions. Its length is 2S inches, height of side' 212 inches, space between bot tom and middle shelf inches, be tween middle and top 10 inches. A strip 1 inch wide is placed in front of each shelf and about 2 inches above the shelf itself and on the back, (> inches above the lower two shelves similar strips are placed for the plates to rest against. About 4 inches above the top shelf a 12-inch strip is placed as the sup Homemade Plate Rack port for the frame. Through this three long screws arc driven prefer ably into the scantlings of the wall ; all lite strips are let into the side frames and so are the shelves uiul then screwed. Each shelf is provided with several grooves 1 inch apart in which the plates may rest to prevent slipping. At each, side and on the bottom shelf several hooks are placed for hanging cups 1 and little pitchers. For coloured photographic posi tives, Ynncnmps ,...
CHAPTKR XIV. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 22 January 1914
CHAPTKR XIV. i from Hint day the patient was a | changed man. All the gentleness was 1 gone. He would no longer apply him | self to studj*. He spent the entire day in an exhausting and fruitless search alter—something. He slept little at night. He tossed | and muttered inarticulately, and ; grew thinner and whiter. The eyes ! that had been ho c;Jm now grew at • times wild and vengeful, they would ; *erm to be peering off into space, as if loo'ung for something not within I reach. Jle would stand for minutes at j a time, pondering with knit brow iover Home thought that was puzzling his brain, and then would shake his head and resume whatever oecupa : tion lie had been engaged upon. If he passed Helen in the hall, or on tho stairs, lie would lay his white thin hand on her arm, and peer curi ounly into her face with sueh an un utterable longing that she would fre quently burst into tears, I He would listen to the conversa tion of those around him,, and would seem to be striving to conn...
Life Under Ocean Waves. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 22 January 1914
Life Under Ocean Waves. Mr. Krnest Williamson has con-1 coived the idea of taking submarine | moving pictures portraying the mar | Vfllous beauty nml colouring of the water's undergrowth. lie thought of n w'ny by which perhaps he might 'photograph the sunken cities of Yucatan. Mr. Williamson's father is t.hc inventor of the Wil liamson submarine tube, n contri vance which, it is said, enables men to go to a considerable depth beneath the surface of the sen with out guttering «ny iH-eftects, being supplied with the same air that is breathed by those nbove. At the end of the tuho is a small chamber with port holes for observation. Mr. Williamson stnrted his experiments with about fifty feet of the tube in u barge, which was in tow of a launch that had a small elcctric plant aboard. A capable electri cian had been let into the secret and luid built a battery of tung sten lamps, yielding J ,000 candle power. These were connected with the launch's dynamo, lowered to within ten feet of th...
CARE FOR THE MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 22 January 1914
CARIC f'OIt THE MILK. The following statement, made by Professor 0. F. Hunziker before tho farmers attending the short courses at Purdue, sums up in a few wordu tbe situation relative to the care of milk and cream on the farm : "Cleanliness and low temperature arc the fundamental essentials in the proper care and handling of milk and cream, regardless of what disposition may he made of the product. ' The purpose of these essentials is to pre vent or retard bactcrial fermenta tions which shorten the life and im pair the keeping quality and whole someness of milk and its products. When the dairjman disregards these essentials he becomes a menace to the health and life of the consumer and xi demoralising factor of the markets of dairy products, curtailing the financial success vt his own busi ness. With due attention to the pro per care of milk and cream he be comes a bencfactor to tho human family, a promoter of high quality of dairy products, and a guardian of the welfare and prosner...
GETTING BACK THEIR OWN. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 22 January 1914
C!KTT1XC!"HACK Til 131H OWN". A young-man had taken his wife to a theatre, and, as there was no one;to look after .the baby, they had brought it along. . H cried lus tily all through the first act. At the close - of the1 act an oflieial came dowir the, gangway ami inform ed them that if they; could not keep the baby quiet they would have to go to • • thov-- box-oltice/ • • get * their money back, and go out. They succeeded in squelching the baby, and all wont well for a ; time. . . Then, five minutes after the last act had commenced, the young father leaned over and said-:— 1 "How do you like the bho.w ?" "KoUen !" was the reply. "Stick a jiiu in the baby." A trouble sonic corn can bo eased by a poultice composed of a thin slice of lemon worn over il during the day. Sonic of the finest silk lace in the world is made bv the women of the Philippine Islands from strong silky iabro obtained from pineapple leaves.