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[?] Clever ChequeForgers Work. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 25 April 1914
s'lOvv oiever Forgers Work. BY A LONDON BANK CASHIEH. Although an elaborate system ol checking' and counter-checking und the alertness of the modern cashier make T cheque-forging more diHicult and less profitable every day, there are si ill some ingenious rogues about capable of circumventing all safeguards. Indeed, the latest method of the expert forger . reveals a re markable degree of skill and clever ness. The most common form of fraud is for a stranger to get -hold of o cheque, forge . the customer's signa ture, and present .the cheque at th&lt; counter for payment in cash. Ther&lt; are obvious risks and uncertainties in this method. A cheque, for in stance, might, be drawn for mort than a customer's balance, and sus picions would thus be aroused ; 01 a cashier, might detect the forgery. If neither event occurs, or coursf the cheque is paid, the forgei pockets the money, and retires quick ly from ' the sceno of his exploit Against such forgery there is prac tica...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 25 April 1914
Rainbow Coffee Palace TAVERNEJl STREET 'J. Cameron, i Proprietor, HAVING purchased (he above Coffee Palace tlitf proprietor trusts by i courtesy ami strict attention to customers to merit ii share of public patronage. The proprietor claims that the establish ment ranks amongst tke best managed in the provinces, and thesupportalready accorded would apparently lead to this assertion being founded on" fiict.
GIVE AND TAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 25 April 1914
GIVE AND TAKE. 4 An amusing story 5s related by a • Paris correspondent. When the Sultan of Turkey gave orders for the mobilization of his troops lie sent to the King of Bul garia a sack of millet, with the fol lowing letter:— . "Ferdinand Effendi, mobilize ii you like, but be assured that there \ . nro as many soldiers in- Turkey its V. -• ..there are grains of millet in this sack. Now, if you wish, declare war." The King of Bulgaria's reply was In kind. He sent a v cry ,'mu'ch ' • smaller sack, filled with the tiny grains' of a most virulent red pep per of the country. "Ischousvi" it is called, and it does not belie its name, for its effect • is that of a very vigorous snuff. With it went Ihe following dedication :— "Dear Mister Sultan,—The Bulgar ians are not numerous, it is true ; but be assured that to stick yom nose into their affairs is like stick ing it into our national condiment Try it and see. They'll sting you so sharply that the whole of Asia will not be able to save yo...
The Rainbow Argus PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 1914. NEWS AND NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 25 April 1914
Published Every Saturday SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 1914. NEWS AND NOTES The friends of Mr. Wm. Disher, of Nypo, will learn with regret that he was the victim of a painful accident whilst driving home from Rainbow on Thursday evening. When some miles on the road the buggy upset and Mr. Disher was thrown out with consider able force, sustaining severe injuries to his face and head. Subsequently he continued his journey, but did not reach home until a late hour. His condition, however, was such as to cause Mrs. Disher a good deal of anxiety, and she despatched a messenger to Mr. W. IH. Hutson and Mr. Chas. Weir, neighboring farmers, who, at her request, drove Mr. Disher back to Rainbow for medical examination. The trio arrived in the town shortly before daybreak, and after Dr. Bartlett (who is acting as locum tenens to Dr. Perrins) had made a superficial examin ation he ordered Mr. Disher's admis sion to Nurse Cameron's private hospital. The secretary to the Rainbow Me chanics' Institute and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 25 April 1914
A I N B 0 W FOOTBALL CLUB The Annual Meeting Of the above will be held at Dnnckert'fi Hotel on MONDAY NIGHT, April 27, at 8 o'clock. Business—Election of officers, etc. Roll up players and supporters. A. V. BUTLAND, Hon. Sec. JJ A I N B 0 W GOLF CLUB The Annual Meeting Of the above will be held at the Me chanics' Hall on THURSDAY NEXT, April 30, at 8 p.m. Business—Adoption of balance sheet j election of officers; fixing date for the opening of the season; and general. _ Members and intending members cordially invited to attend. A. MILLAR, Secretary. LBACUTYA INDOOR SPORTS' CLUB. 5th Annual Gathering In Albacntya Ilall on WEDNESDAY, May 6th., 1914. ]>uchro Party and Danoe. Good Trophies. Efficient M.C. Admission—Gents., 2s 6d. J. WELSH, Hon. Sec. JJAINBOW SHOW GROUNDS. Combined Sports (Rainbow Mechanics' Institute and District Stnto Schools.) FRIDAY, MAY 22nd., 1914. For programme see handbills. A. J. BARNES, Secretary. Picture Show at Night. &nbsp; BREAD! BREAD Start ...
Social Notes [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 25 April 1914
Social Notes February 24 proved an ideal day for a wedding, when about 70 relatives and friends assembled at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. Staples, of "Oakleigh," Werrap, when Miss C. Staples, their third daughter, was married to Mr. T. F. Wood, third son of Mrs. T. Wood, of Brentwood. The officiating minis ter was Rev. Mellroy. Mrs. G. Perkins presided at the organ. The bride who was given away by her father, was attired in white charmeuse, trimmed with guipure insertion, ninon and orange blos soms, with square train from the waist. She wore the customary wreath and veil, with a bouquet of white roses, carnations and aspara gus fern. The bride was attended by two bridesmaids, Miss Ivy Staples, sister of the bride, and Miss Clarice Wood, sister of the bridegroom. They were dressed in embroidered muslin, wearing gold brooches set with pearls and emeralds, the gifts of the bride groom, and carried bouquets of pink flowers. Mr. P. L. Wood acted as best man and M...
Longerenong Agricultural College REPORT FOR MARCH, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
Longereiiong Agricultural College « RKPbRT FOR MARCH, 1914. No rain of importance has been registered during the month, and dry conditions prevail. The pas tures are rather short, but with th« good supply of old hay and oaten straw there is no need for anxiety for the stock. The dams | are now being replenished from the channels, and at the end of the week will all be filled. The seed wheat is practically all sold and delivered. A large num ber" of orders could not be supplied, and in many cases cheques were returned. The chief demand was for Federation, Yandilla King, Warden and College Eclipse. The last variety gave highly satisfactory results in the test plots last season, but there is only enough seed for our own supply. A fair quantity of seed oats has been disposed of. It is intended to largely increase the area under wheat this season, and to pay special ' attention to the larger supplies of seed of popular .varieties for the fanners. The wheat will include Federation 196 acr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
For chronic chest complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6 Wanted. 3d General Servan laidc. Wages, 15a per week. anted General Servant for Ade Apply mrs. (Doctor) DUGU1D, Care Mrs. J. Young, Nhill. Plough for Sale. GASTON Twin Disc Plough for Sale ; Price—Cash, £25; or terms, £16 cash and balance £10 on February 4, 1915. Particular apply W. BRETAG, Rainbow. Lost-Horses LOST from Hopetounj—Three bay ' mares, with foals at loot (.one cbeitnut foal, one black and one bay.) £1 reward for information leading to recovery! HARDET SINGH, , ; Care L. Roll, Hopevale. Lost LOST from Kenniare—One red and white bull, branded GG on near eide leg.' Ten Shillings reward Trill be paid lor information leading to recovery. yH. GRIFFITHS, Kenmare.
Rainbow Golf Club ANNUAL MEETING MR. PHIL RYAN ELECTED PRESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
Rainbow Golf Club ANNUAL MEETING MR. PHIL RYAN ELECTED PRESIDENT. There was an enthusiastic atten dance of ladies and gentlemen at the annual meeting of the Rainbow Golf Club, at the Mechanics' Hall on Thursday evening. The chair was occupied by the president, Mr. G. R. Riby. BALANCE 8HEKT The balance sheet submitted by the secretary disclosed a credit balance of lis 3d. The Chairman in moving its adoption, referred to the satisfactory financial position of the club, ami remarked that the past season had been highly suc cessful in every respsct. The reso lution was seconded by Mr. J. H. McKenzie and carried unani mously. ' - ©FFIGE-BEAREliS President—Messrs. \V. H. Orrne rod and Phil Ryan were nominated, but the former declined and Mr. Ryan was unanimously elected to the position. ' Vice-Presidents—Messrs. R. \V. Dunn, J. H.: McKenzie, A. G. Strauss,-J. Sanders, G. R. Riby nnd Dr. Perrins. .Secretary and Treasurer—Mr. W. J. Fischer. Assistant Secretary Mr. W. H. Stevenson. Ca ptai n...
The Senate Elections LIBERAL NOMINATIONS. MR. MAUGER RETIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
The Senate Elections LIBERAL NOMINATIONS. MR. MAUGER RETIRES. Some dissatisfaction has arisen in connection with the conduct of the ballot of members of Liberal Leagues for' the selection of six Liberal candidates for the repre sentation of Victoria in the Senate, in the event of a double dissolu tion. On Saturday a crisis oc curred, when' Mr-. 8. Mauger an nounced his retirement from the ballot on grounds which must cause a good deal, of controversy. It is said that other retirements are probable. Mr. Mauger has been asked to reconsider his de cision, but it seems unlikely tbat he will do so. He says that he found that be waq sot being ac corded fair play by forces that : were set in opposition to him at the last election. In retiring he reserves to himeelf the right to offer hie services tt> the public in whatever position he pan beet serve . them. . '
GENERAL CARE AND FEEDING. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
GENERAL CARE AND FEEDING. I No branch of dairy farming is more important than the feeding and treat ment of cows; yet none is more gen erally neglected, The direct influence of what the cow eats and drinks upon the milk she produces cannot be too strongly impressed upon the attention of the farmer. 01' equal importance are the conditions under which food and drink are taken. If cows are chased by dogs or over-driven, or wor ried by boys on their way to pasture, their milk will surely show the effects in a deterioration of quality: If their shelter in winter or shade in summer is insufficient, or the food is not suf ficiently nutritive, the penalty will in variably be paid in a smaller milk yield. These restrictions are inevi table. One of the greatest mistakes far mers make is in supposing that they may with impunity keep their cows on "short commons" during the win ter and that they will fatten up in the spring, and milk as well as ever. A cow reduced to meagreness by semi starvati...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
A GOOD BUSINESS SUIT AT A REASONABLE PRICE MADE TO YOUR MEASURE. FOR 35/ Try one of these Suits and you will be agreeably surprised at their marvellous value —you liave the pick of the largest variety in Australia of Suitings in the latest shades and designs to choose from. I ALL ONE PRICE. Ordering elsewhere is sheer waste of I money, as the Suit I I make for 35/- is equal I to anything else at } Patterns, S.M. form I and tape sent to any address. Fit and Style Guaranteed. W. H. BRUCE, THE PEOPLE'S TAILOR. 159 BOURKE STREET, MELBOURNE. CLOSER SETTLEMENT FARM ALLOTMENTS \ppUcation is invited for Farming Areas on the Undermentioned Estates Estate. District. No. of Allotments Available. Nerrin Nerrin Streatham 12 Mt. Widderln Skipton 6 I Pannoo Echuca 4 Marathon and Willow Grove Echuca Suitable for wheat growing and sheep farming. Cremona Eumeralla Allambee Moybu Bona Vista Yea Hamilton Yarragon Wangaratta Warragul 6 2 16 2 -8 Suitable for dairying and mixed farming. Dairying and Beet...
SCOURING CALVES. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
SCOURING CALVES. From experiments carried out in Germany it is claimed to have been discovered that sour milk given to calves from the first to the tifth day of their lives, forms an excellent pre ventive of scour. The constant losses —sometimes of valuable pedigree calves—are well known in most herds, and are attributed to the curdling of the milk in the stomach. The bacteria in sour milk are supposed to act bene ficially. In Germany it is called yog hurt, produced by adding Bacillus bul garicus to milk. This generates lac tic acid in the stomach of the calves, which acts as a disinfectant, and pre vents the development of the hurt ful bacteria, and at the same time sti mulates the activity of the intestine, probably by producing a ferment that destroys the bacilli which give rise to scour.
MINISTRY AND ULSTER. FRIDAY'S "GRAVE OUTRAGE" London, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
MINISTRY AKD ULSTER. .. -♦ . ■ FRIDAY'S "GRAVE OUTRAGE" London, April 28. It has been decided by the Gov ernment to take steps to vindicate its authority in Ulster as a result of the gun-running by Unionists on Friday night. Major-General Sir. C. F. N. Mac ready (Director of Personal Services at the War Office since 1910) has been appointed a magistrate for Antrim and Down, and liaB assumed command of the Belfast Police. Dublin advices are that the 2nd Yorkshire and the 1st Royal West Kent regiments, which are stationed in that city, have been ordered to be in readiness to proceed to Ulster. It is denied that three regiments from Curragh camp in Kildare have been ordered to Ulster. At the same time there is much ac tivity at The Curragh. Five warshipB are manoeuvirng off Larne, Donaghadee, and Ban gor, where the guns from the Fanny were landed on Friday night, and are using searchlights. After his statement in the House on Monday, Mr. ABquith had an audience with the King, and sub s...
AUSTRALIAN DAIRYING. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
AUSTRALIAN DAIRYING. Within the past ton years the dairy cows of Australia have increased from one million to above two millions. The butter produced in a single year reach ed about 200,000,000 lbs. The annual export is valued at between £3,000,000 and £4,000,000. No rural industry in Australia is move progressive and none pays larger returns to the farmers. The mainstay of dairying is the e.cport market, and easily the largest con sumers of Australian butter abroad are the people of the United Kingdom. It might be thought that the expense of carrying butter from Australia to London would be a serious handicap upon butter-making in the Common wealth. As a matter of fact, however, the Australian dairy farmer, in point of cost, is as close to London as the dairy farmers of Ireland or Scotland. The actual contract price of shipping butter from either Melbourne or Syd ney to London is y2d. per lb.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
AT THE TOP "lHUPMOBILE 16-32 H.P. LONG STROKE. HIGH POWER. SPECIALY ADAPTED to AUSTRALIAN CONDITIONS. £360 to £450. "SWIFT" 11-9, 13-9 and 15-9 H.P. SPEEDY, SMART, COSY, RELIABLE £450 to £595. "STRAKER-SQUIRE" FOR QUALITY LIFE AND ECONOMY (15-20 H.P. (One Model Only.) -The Finest Car at Last London Olympia. The result of years of ^ Concentrated Energy. Price, £650 to £700. WE ALSO STOCK . "AIRES," "ABBOTT," and "VALVELESS" CARS. Willys-Utility, Garford and Hupmobile Commercial Vehicles. A card from you will bring Fullest Particulars per return. DENNYS LASCELLES LTD., GEELONG: GHERINGHAP STREET. MELBOURNE: 618-24 ELIZABETH STREET. 'Phone • 1582. 'Phone - 5306.
DAIRYING. CULLING OUT POOR COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
DAIRYING. CULLING OUT POOR COWS. | An English dairying authority says: i The elimination of the worthless ani mals should be one of the chief ob jects of the cow keeper. Milk records kept carefully and sys tematically furnish reliable informa tion which enables a cow keeper to de tect these worthless animals; and it pays him to dispose of them at once. There .are some farmers, of course, who may be tempted to rely wholly on their own judgment as far as the milking capacities of any cow is con cerned; but guess-work of this kind j can teach nothing what it costs to feed cows, nor whether such food is being economically fed in relation to the average quantity of milk produced. Milk, producers need to study this question of cost of food in relation to milk yield very carefully indeed. The fact is clear that a cow giving, say, SOO gallons per annum costs practic ally no more to feed than one which only gives 600 gallons; yet, compara tively speaking, there is a loss of £6 on the latter,...
Not Her Sort. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
Not Her Sort. After he had fallen upon his knees and kissed her hand she said: j "Before I answer 'Yes* or *No,' there are some things I would like to ask: you. Do you ever-drink or gamble?" "No," he eagerly replied. "I do not know what the taste of liquor is; I have never defiled my lips with to bacco. I have never uttered a profane word in my life. I have never even played bridge where a prize was at stake." She looked at him thoughtfully for a moment, drew a long sigh, and then asked: "Have you ever broken a woman's heart?" "■ "Ah, how can you ask me that?" he almost reproachfully answered. "If I had ever spoken words of love to another I would not deem myself worthy to touch the hem of your gar ment. I have never cared for anyone but you. I have never kissed any wo man except my motliei\ I have never given any girl cause to utter one sor rowful sigh. Yours is the first dear, soft little hand that I have ever held in my own. Never before to-night have I looked into any girl's eye...
How the Horse Won. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
How the Horse Won. A few days after the new farmer bad purchased a horse from a thrifty Scot he returned in an angry mood. "Y6i» told mo this horse had won half-a-dozen matches against some of the best horses in the "country. He can't trot a mile in six' minutes t.o save himself. .You lied to me!" he de nounced. > " "I didna lie. It was in ploughing matches he took box prizes,-" calmly, replied Sandy, t '' ■, ' 1 v -■ " 1 -• ' '
WINTER CARE. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 2 May 1914
WINTER CARE. The season is at hand that is the hardest on our ever faithful friend the horse. The raw, damp, windy or extreme cold weather, together with a little neglect, may cause the loss of a valu able horse. When a horse comes in wet from work or drive, rub him well and cover with a warm woollen blanket. Always change to a dry blanket when the horse has cooled. Rub the legs' well with a wisp of straw or a towel. Every horse is more or less warm when he comes in from a drive. Never strip off the haraess or saddle and let the horse rush into a feed of oats or a trough of water. Never give water or oats to a horse until he has been in the stable some time, and has had some hay. This is a sane and safe practice and much loss can be avoided by en forcing it. Change the bit of the horse with the sensitive mouth. Take off the check, or let it out. Try a large rub ber-covered bit. If the liorse "drives on one line," look to his teeth at once; a sharp tooth is usually the cause.