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Impure Air and Scrofula. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 January 1914
Impure Air and Scrofula. The atmosphere of all rooms should be frequently renewed by proper ven tilation. The best method of "accom plishing this has been for many years u subject closely studied by sanitar ians. In rooms, and especially in bed rooms, the fireplace should always be left unclosed. The windows should be pulled down from the top, and up from the bottom. All rooms, and es pecially Bleeping apartments, should be well aired during the day. Impure air in bedrooms is conBiderd by emin ent medical authorities to be one of the most potent causes of consumption and scrofula. A well-known French physician who has devoted much at tention to studies of this nature says: "It will often be found, on examina tion, that scrofulous diseases are caused by vitiated air, and it is not always necssary that there should have been a prolonged stay In such an atmosphere. Only a few hours cach day is sufficient; and a person may live in a most healthy dfstrict, pass the greater part of each d...
HEALTH NOTES. The Evil of Late Suppers. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 January 1914
HEALTH NOTES. The Evil of Late Suppers. Late or heavy suppers are a com mon cause of insomnia, especially that form of it in which people fall Into a heavy sleep, only to awake with a start an hour or two lator and finu themselves unable to sleep again until early morning" perhaps. Digestion comes almost to a dead stop during sleep, so that sufficient time should be allowed for the last meal, to be dis posed o£ before the hour for retiring. This interval should be two hours at least, which meanB that half-past eight is as a rule lato enough for the evening meal. In any case, the food which is taken then ought to be o£ a light nature, and not includo pork, cold meat, or any othor article of diet which is slow of digestion. Coffee and strong tea are unsuitable at this hour, as they tend to cause sleep lessness. Cocoa, made with water, is a much better 'beverage for use .with the evening meal or after lit.
DAIRYING. WHY WASH THE UDDER? [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 January 1914
DAIRYING. WHY WA8H THE UDDER? There are many points In clean dairying which, if observed closely, would obviate milk contamination, and consequent complaints about in terior cream and butter. Here are some points of advice: Washing the cow'B udder is fre quently necessary. Should the pad dock in which the cows have been accustomed to lie down during the night be not clean-very few are clean enough-then the udders should be washed before milking. Cows for aging in unclean places, especially during drought, render washing their udders imperative. The cow-yard is usually muddy in some degree during wet weather. As the cow walks to and from the bail she generally makeB a beaten path, and when wet this track becomes a continuous manure track. The cow kicks up on to the udder pieces of this contaminated soil, and the udder Is thus unclean when milking time begins. The milker's hands are oftenCTa fruitful source of milk contamination during the operation of milking. The damp, dirty hanci o...
The Two Financiers. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 January 1914
The Two Financiers. One day two London financiers who were partners, discovered that an ollice boy in tlieir employ had been tampering with the petty cash. One of them was so much enraged that he desired to send tor the police forthwith, "but th6 other was a calm and juBt man. He tool: a more moder ate and human view of the situation. '.'Nay, nay, partner," he said, Jot us always remember that TVC "began ia a email way auraolvee,"
EXPERIENCE IMPERATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 January 1914
EXPERIENCE IMPERATIVE. It requires the same treatment of good judgment and perseverance to succeed in the poultry, business as it does in other lines of business. There are not any more adverse conditions to encounter than there are in other lines. But about the first time a poultry-raiser encounters a really dis couraging thing, hiB enthusiasm suf fers such a shock as to make recovery doubtful. There is not another busi ness that can be mentioned the pro duct "of which is in greater demand. Then, why should large numbers of people who enter it continue to fail? The greatest reason is because a great majority of those who take up poultry-raising do so without any pre vious knowledge of the business. The next great reason iB because of the continued problems which come up daily to be solved, and which, if not solved with good judgment, lead to positive disappointment and IOBS. Thirdly, because profits do not roll in as fast as they had been led to be. lieve they would by the extravag...
DAIRYING SUGGESTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 January 1914
DAIRYING SUGGESTIONS. The following suggestions are the experience of Mr. W. M. Rider, of the Winona Agricultural College, U.S.A.: Test your herd for economic produc tion. Weigh milk from each cow night and morning, one day each month.. Take samples of each milking and test it for butter fat. Knowing the milk and fat given in one day, use these figures as an aver age day's production for the current month, and, 'by multiplying the milk and fat produced &lt;by the number o£ days in the month, you obtain the total amount of milk and butter fat (in pounds) produced for one month. Weigli feed fed on day of test, and from the cost of each feed figure the cost of feed fed each cow on day of test. From the daily cost of feed per cow, compute the cost of her feed for one month. If the milk is sold as milk, compute the value of each cow's milk for the month at the market price received. Knowing the money value of each cow's milk for the month, and the cost of her feed, one can find t...
IN FANNY BURNEY'S GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 January 1914
FANNY BURNEY'S GARDEN. An amusing account of tile horti cultural pursuits-and Ineptitude-of General d'Arblay, the French emigre who became Fanny Buvney's Iiub band, is given In an article In the "Cornbiil" by Sir Henry Lucy: - The young couple began their mar ried life in apartments In a farm house on the summit of Bagdcn Hill. Thence tliey moved to a somewhat larger cottage at Bookham. Finally, when "Camilla" proved a financial success, they built themselves a house on the outskirts of Norbury Park, known during their residence as "Camilla Cottage." From the first, M. d'Arblay, con scious of inadequacy to hear his fair share in the wherewithal for meeting the cost of the little household, de veloped a fearsome frenzy for gar-, dening. Pursuit of the vocation in volved him in delightfully ludicrous dilemmas. Writing under date April, 1794, from the cottage at Bookham, the young wife says: - "Think of our horticultural shock last 'Week when Mrs. Bailey, our land lady, entreated him n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 9 January 1914
SUPREME AMONG SCOTCH WHISKIES AGE AND QUALITY GUARANTEED. JAMES WATSON & C?LT DUNDEE. O INVENTORS PA1EITS Obtained In Commonwealth and Else where for Improved methods of Appli ances, Toole, etc., of any .description, full Information, . Coats, etc., pent .on application to A. O. SAOHSE, O.S. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWS' FUND BUILDINGS, Corner Collins and' William 8to., MELBOURNE. Too Much for the Ghost. Archbishop Thdmson once "laid" a ghost in a very simple way. Staying at a country house with traditions of a family ghost, he was put up for the night in the "haunted chamber." In the morning his hosts were anx ious to know if he had seen anyth'ng. "Oh, yes," he replied; "about twelve o'clock I heard n. knoofe at the door. I said, 'Come In, come In.' "And did he come?" "Yes; an old- sallow-looking man." "Yes, that is ?our ghost! What did you do?" "I got out of bed and asked If he belonged to the house. He nodded as sent. I asked, him if he were a -par ishioner. He nodded again. Then I ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 13 January 1914
WANTKD, POX Hkins, 3a to 5s each. Rabbit , Skins, 9a to 103 per lb. Hare ekins, best, 6jd each ; others, 3d to 4Jd eacb. 8heep Skins, Hides, and Tallow poogbt, 1 A- J. BO&SBTSt l?QtQber> 1 LIVESTOCK MA"ES AGRICUL* TURE PERMANENT. 0 Every true former desires to fol low n system of agriculture that will not only keep up the fertility of the land but, where possible, improve i! There are ways of keeping (he farm .i) to its (.'i»inal fortuity wilhonl livosto'-!:, bt'l i. is far easier, more i'fTccltvc and more profitable when livestock is kept. Livestock not on)? belongs on every farm, for the bene fieifil effect it has upon the soil, t>v .joiniuso it brings forth a greater de mand for knowledge and understand ] ing which in itself is attractive aiu i interesting. Furthermore, live.'.torl gives an opportunity to feed a hirp amount of material which would l> wasted bo far as food for humanil. is concerned. Professor Geo. C. limn plirey in speaking of livestock an&...
Homeless in London. SCENE AT A SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 13 January 1914
Homeless in JLoudon. SCENE AT A SERVICE. The Christian doctrine of the Brotherhood of Man seems a long way from being realised in many a district of London, but in none is it more difficult than in that aproached by Ratcliife high way (says the " Westminister Gazette "). When one is brought face to face with such an assembly, as that which gather. in Medland Hall, tho distance \v have yet to go before realism i that beautiful ideal in sharply and painfully indicated. To this rendezvous are attrac ted throughout the year hundreds of weary pilgrims of the night wlu> have not elsewhere to lay their heads; and on Sunday evening last the Rev Richard J. Ivan". M-A., the secretary of the Lnnd--. Congregational Union, wa- ma ? ing oue of his monthly ? as the superintendent »f th Iter. Medland Hall, in tlm .Ti«r days, was a 'NonconfornuR' church, devoted to the ordinar1 kind of Christian workship ! btu oyer and around it there hav> been built the dormitories an-i offices of what is cla...
MARKETS BALLARAT PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 13 January 1914
1WETS . BALLARAT PRODUCE MAR KET. The quotations ara:-Wheat, 3s 5 J to 3s Gd for prime milling. Oats : Fair feed. Is 7d to Is 9d, for gfcqqt, i|fi&vy milling. ^arlqy I Prime, 3s 9d j fair to good, 3s 3d j Cape, 2s 4d. Flour, £8 10s. Bran, £4 10s. Pollard, £4 15s. Potatoes, new £i 10s to £5. Hay: Best chaffing, new 35s, old 37s 6d ; now manger £2 5s, old £2 7s Gd, Straw, 80s to 32s Gd. R4LI&lt;A.IUT DAIRY PHQDUQFi MARKET. Phillips and Chamberlain report. Butter ; Prime factory prints 11 &lt;4 (1; lump, lid to llj^d; soparator, 8d to 9d; dairy, 8d. Eggs, 8d. B.icon: Bides, Hd ; middles, is; hams, Is 3d. Jfqnq'y,'''3d tq :jf'/3d. ' ljard, 8d, Ohoese,'G^dto V^d, Onions: Brown Spanish, £8 10s to £9. New potatoes' Pwrty of Hebron, &lt;C3 to £5 IQsj,
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 13 January 1914
GENERAL NEWS. Or Higgitis, Roman CtthoHc Bishop of Ballnrot, will noxt May colobi'ato tlio twenty-fifth anniversary of hia elevation to episcopaoy. It is in tended, with a view to honoring' tlio silver jubilee of the bishop, to initiate a movement for the completion of St Patrick's Cathedral, Ballarat. Clergy of the dioceao will hold a meet ing shortly for the purpose of organis ing n. fund for tlio carrying out of this important work. The movement .will of course bo of n diocesan character. St Patrick's Cathedral 1ms thus far > cost about £40,000, and its comple tion will entail an extra outlay of probably £13,000. Not much difficulty, it ia said, will be experienced in raising by subscription the amount j required to complete St. Patrick's Cathedral. Several generous dona tions have been assured. . The peasants at Paliaho, a town about seventeen miles from Rome, made a hostile demonstration against two large landholders, with Berious results, on Saturday. The Paliano peasants r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 13 January 1914
For Unlet FOR SALE,-Pony PHAETON, in First-Class Condition ; also SET of BAUNESS. Apuly Harky 13. i^ANDO. Auction Bale, Birch's Creek, Ulunes. THURSDAY, JANUARY 22nd, at 1.30 p.m. CLEARANCE SALE OF FREEHOLD LAND, DAIRY CATTLE AND PLANT, FARM IMPLEMENTS AND REQUISITE .«, HARNESS, HOUSEHOLD FURNI TURE, &c. JOHN T. SLOAN & CO. will sell by publio auciion under definite in* m,ruotions from Rev, Father Keunelly, us administrator of the estate of Jobu Kennedy [deceuued], who is realising by unreserved sale to tntible the estate to be wound up. FREEHOLD LAND.-6 acres 3 roodB ID ? porches, being Allots. 1A, In, Parish ol Clunes, situated on Btich'b Creek,- Cerlihcate of iitle, together with all improvements tberaon, as well 3 Allotment lc, containing 5 acres 3 roods H 3-10 perches', 'lulu Ireuhuld. certi ticate iuay be inspected at office of Mr 11. L. Lazarus, Solicitor, Uunes. DAIRY,, STOCK and PLANT, "ow with calf, 5 heifors [forward], , creum boparutor [45 gals., Bui tie]...
COOKERY. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 13 January 1914
COOKERY. 4 Homo-made Brawn.-rThree-quarters of a pound of shin of beef and two pigs' feet. Cut up the beef, and stew with the feet until the bones drop'ofl. Season with salt and pepper, press into a mould, and turn out when cold. Frcrich Rolla.-Iiub an ounce of butter into a pound of flour, mix one ? beaten egg with a very little yeast , and as much milk as will make dough of middling stiffness. Beat it well, but do not knead. Let the dough rise in a warm place, shape into rolls, and bake on tins. Coffee Jolly.-Soak one ouncc gela tine in half a pint of water. Dis solve it in one and a half pints of strong sweetened coffee. Add the whites of two eggs, and whisk it ovci the fire till it .boils. Set aside for a few minutes, and strain through a jelly bag. Pour into a mould rinsed out of hot water, and stand until next day., . Stuffed Kldnoys.-Skin and split the kidneys lengthways not quite through, rub with butter, and grill lightly. When done fill with savoury stuffing - breadcrumbs,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 13 January 1914
vV ' - AT - YV, J. 0 H A_M PION'S. : NEW CHRISTMAS' GOODS. -WE .HAVE JUST LANDED A GREAT VARIETY OF NEW GOODS SUITABLE FOR XMAS AND THE HOLIDAYS. - . Fifty Pieces of Lin oleum [N ALL WIDTHS and NEW PATTERNS Wo can Cover Your Rooms Without a Join, as we have a jSfaj^ lot ot Linoleums twelve feet wide. " CURTAINS r "cxjRTAINS -FIFTY PAIRS of the Latest Curtains to Select From. Is 6d-to 25s pair v New Bungalo Net Curtains, 5s 6d and la 6d FOR GENTS. Five Hundred Smart Ties and Silk Handkerchiefs. New Fur and Panama Hats. Ready-To-Wear TAILOR-MADE SUITS, A Tast Quantity of Useful Articles suitable for Christinas Gifts. ALL FRESH AND UP-TO-DATE AT W. J. C H AiM P I O N'S. Xmas Greetings to All ! . FROM . REG- THOMAS ' _ We Have Just Opened a . i Large Assortment in Fancy Lines for .the Christmas Trade. " ? " Toadies* Lace Collars. .. V - T!» I - ? -Ladies Lace and Muslin Jahots Fancy Embroidered Handkerchiefs. Children's Handkerohiefs in Fancy Boxes? Children's Embroidery Collars. Plain ...
SPEECHES BY AGITATORS. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 13 January 1914
SPEECHES BY AGITATORS. Mr George Mason, a member of the executive of the Federation of Trades, in addressing the strikers at Johannes burg on Friday, said the federation liad not intended to cill out the miners, but the latter were burning with revenge for the bloodshed of July last, and their revenge would come later. He wanted his bearers to be like himself, and to so (id the king, the flag, and the country to hell, 1'hpy were as good as the King. A Voice : Yes, better. Messrs Mason and W&terston, two strike leaders, in speeches at Johannes, burg, declared the workors were not afraid of deposition. The Workers had brains, and they were? in the majority. They could work every thing without thi; capitalistic cljiSij. A reyolution by jibe workers w;js in evitable, Another speaker snld they must realise that this was industrial warfare, and that they wero fighting1 for their bread and .butter and their lives. Mr Poutsma exhorted his hearers to abstain from violence.
Clunes Guardian & Gazette THE NOBLEST MOTIVE IS THE PUBLICGOOD TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 13 January 1914
TUE NOULEST MOTIVE 13 TIIE PUHMCGOOD j TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 1914. The public are reminded of the lecture to be given in the town hall on Thursday-evening next, I St h nisi., by. Mi- iSaii'thers Gadd. secretary of the Bavly Pioneors' Association of Aus tralia. The title of the lecture will be."The Early History of Australia." The lecture will be profusely illus tvated'by lantern views. There will lie no charge for admission, but a.col lection will be taken up to defray ex. peuses. On the following (Friday) evening, a public meeting will he held in the town hall to consider ways and means regarding the proposal to erect n memorial in honor of the iirst gold discovery in Clunes. ?At an- early hour on Saturday morning tlu; alarm was given at the pld fire station for a fire at. North dunes, at . the residence of Mr J.. Carson, which contained four rooms. -There was not the slightest hope of saving anything, as the fire had such a hold on "the" premises before the alarm was given. The bri...
BIG STRIKE IN SOUTH AFRICA. CITIZEN ARMY CALLED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 13 January 1914
STRIKE IN SOUTH AFRICA. CITIZEN ARMY CALLED OUT. i ; Tho atriko of railway men on the ! Hand has developed to an alarming1 extent. Tho rahvny system is thoroughly disorganised, and the mines will probably close down. The railway lino has been blown up with dynamite in several places, and -the whole of the Hand is in a State of seothing unrest! Realising that it is something more than an ordinary strike, the Government has had tho leading agitators arrested, and is mobilising the defence forces. A serious development of the strike is a rising 011 the part of the Basutos employed at the Jagersfontein mine. The Basutos refused to work, and ! armed themselves with a variety of implements. They attacked a white man, alleging that a white man had kicked a Basuto to death. The whites took refuge in tho mine tunnel. ?Tho Basutos wrecked tho compound, and took tho money intended for tho minors wages. They :then left the compound, and proceeded to invade the town. The residents intercepted th...
CORRESPONDENCE. EMPIRE DAY CONCERT. (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 13 January 1914
CORRESPONDENCE EMPIRE -DAY CONCERT. (to THE KDITOit.)# ... \ SIR,-T-lie only gratifying feature' of this correspondence is the announced intention of tlie originator- to'cease his reiterated :fttack upon the manag ing body of tlie Empire Day Celebra tions. I therefore have nothing' more to say, except to still strongly protest,' as-one of tjie public, against the un warranted reflections cast on' the capabilities of gentlemen who have j proved themselves so thoroughly com- J potent to carry out tlie celebrations from beginning to end, with great | advantage to the youii'g people of j Clunes, and credit to themselves and the to>yn. All tlie extraneous matter I introduced is unworthy of notice on I my part: -Yours, etc., '.'.ONE OF.THE PUBLIC." Clunes, .10/1/14.
ELEVEN DAYS IN A COAL BUNKER. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 13 January 1914
ELEVEN DAYS IN A COAL BUNKER. An amazing discovery was made while the Union-Castle coasting steamer Tiger was being unloaded at ! Capgjtpwn dtjcks. Coal was being re moved'from 2*0. 4 hpjd ivh'pn'a gasp I of horror arose from tlip natiyea engaged below . filling the baskets, . Worming its way through a hole in the piled-ujJ coal appeared a human hand.' , v " I Soon a breach was made in; the coal, and the figure of a man, all but naked, a|)d incredibly begrimed, -was disclosed, He ppc/ved to "be a Itaptij; i guese native, and was in the lasfc'atagf) ! of exhaustion, but he made a marvel j lously rapid physical recovery on the i application of restoratives. j The doctors were dumfounded to j learn beyond a doubt that the poor | felfow had bpep. incarcerated in the ? qoal fpv eleyen days. Qp tejpg 'int(jr; 1 viewed, the native said lie was, sent [ down to trim coal four days before the ship left Delagoa Bay. . H1b job being finished, he discovered that the means of egress was blocked. ...