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SHOULD DYSPEPTICS DIET? A SPECIAIST'S VALUABLE ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 1 May 1914
SHOULD. DYSPEPTICS DIKT? A SPEOIAIST'S VALUABLE ADVICE. " Dyspepsia, indigestion, flft'utpnop and praotioally all forma of ntomaob trouble," writes a leading *pPoi»UMr; " are in nearly every iust-tuce &lt;hn direct) rosalo of food fermmitation mid the. consequent production iu thn atomnoh of acid aud uas which inl»*r« and diaiend the staunch and hi^Ecm normal diqeation inipo8«inl&lt;\ Tii* y by distuudiut; the stoin-Aolt *mi pM* Bing upon ihe surrouiidinij vit,i, aorioualy iutcrferoH with tlinr wurk and frequently cnunca ptlpUminq u( tho heart; but the aoid ih much mors dangerous, because id irritmea, ilixn in. flamea and oven uloerateB the df>lio«iu 'iningofthe stomach, pruduoitig d»n nerous, alomaoh ulcers and even cancer. Food fermentation being primarily re xponsiblo for all tbo trouble, iti wag long tho ouatom of phyaiaiana co per mit tho ubo only of auch fooda aa oould not ferment,. bub uufortuneatoly un fermentable foods were soon found to bo BO looking ID ...
DEATH OF MR. THOMAS. A COLONIST OF SIXTY YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 1 May 1914
DEATH OF MR. THOMAS. A COLONIST OF SIXTY YEARS. Another of the few remaining links of the ohain that biuds the early days of Omeo to the present time has passed away. .Mr Theodore Thomas, who for the past 45 years has resided in Omeo, died at his residence, Day Street, Omeo, yesterday morning. Mr Thomas, who was well known and highly re spected in the district), was a native of France and landed in Victoria 60 years ago. Ho came (o the Omeo district shortly afterwards, like so many more in those days, in quest of gold, and met with varying aucceas. Although Mr Thomas was 89 years of age at) the time of his death he was, until a few weeks ago, working in his garden, and was as active and as upright in his walk as many forty years his junior; looking fall of health and vigor. A couple of weeks ago he got a sudden attack of illness and was confined to his bed. His advanced age militated considerably against every effort that was made to restore his health ; he got gradually weaker and ...
BIRD NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 1 May 1914
BIRD NOTES. [Bv " BELT.MIW"] Autumn is now hero and the mm n)er birds nre departing, while our wiutnr "feathered frienda " nre Ipav. jng tlioir haunts in tho thick limbpr lot tho open oountry. The wattlp birds have gone norlh to the wnrmn latitudes ond wo shall see them no ' morp on'il »hi> fating. The too linvn left us for the winter, hm in their I1'1""' nrn t'>0 ruM"*. nnrl 'In "Jaoky Winters," or fly-cnehe. " Jacky " is very proi ty, much like friiidc robin In appearance, except f,,i tho reddish tin# on »ho brent r,J tb. latter The fly oitcfier is hImi of ., ligli'er color underneath. "J.chiv" la vory tamo ond moy bo often weio r&lt; percliMl f,m0(' P"Hte> pspeoi , road. For this reason he i- ..f . called thn postboy, or pmisii i-r. The ^rey hpll-magpips are no» r11&lt;? tr info the often for the winter. Ti..sp birds, erroneously culled grey jay-, are known to almoBt everyone, They are di,lilted by fruit-growers, f. >r i lie dumiKf they Causa to the ap...
THE STATE FORESTS. PROTECTION AGAINST FIRE [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 1 May 1914
THE STATE FOKIiSTS. PROTECTION AGAINST FIRE The oioab important) of thf question* which with di-uu-Fcfl by the chief forest. cfTiuTH .t&lt;n conforeuoH held m the Fore-»L?H Schoo', Ore*wick,lust we^eli, whh the prove ion of tho Scute foreac* against Tho conftueDao was con' veiled by Mr.H. R. Muokay, the Con* sorvutor of Forputtf, in oider that) the officers raiyhti discuss tho auostton of morn careful and inti'imvo 'working throughout) the Statu, piirdoularly in oonni'ction with the vnrioua forma of timber gutting, splitting, saw million, polB and pilHjCU'iing, sleeper hfswing, granting offuoalypi.ua nil pormita, and the cutting of leaves anu branches of aqcli trpea 119 peppRrminta and b'u msllpfl gum fur tlio t'lio Jyptm oil atilla The offionrH submitted papora on the recognised forma of fnrpat working,und ninny points of difficulty were eluci dated. 0(]loera reoouQted praotioal ex periences jo (jealitig witl) dpfeativp and Htuntod troB growths, inseoo peats and furigua gro...
MARKETS AND SALES GIPPSLAND STOCK REPORTS BAIRNSDALLE. HORSE SALE. Tuesday, April 21 [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 1 May 1914
MAMBTk \M> S-\lks GIPP8LANI) BTOUK RKI'OKTn. B&IKNtiDALE. HOB8K SALE. Tueeday, April 21 MESSRS A. M*LEAN AND Co. report On tho above dat", with Adamaon, Streltle and Co., wo yarded 2.30 horses to a good attendance of locil and Melbourne) huyeia. Tho aalo wia thu boat h«ld locally for eotne time, tho outatandiog funtuic being the Urgit number of horaoa that chmge.l hu>da Included in iho yarding were 50 h'»r«uH bred by Mr S. J. Lynn, of Orboar, and iheae met with spirited competition, ull being sold (with tho exception of a few) at price* which must bo now considered vo«y ^Ati>f-iO'Ofy.. Principal sale* : Mr S. Lyun'a buries up u» £35 10a, Hamilton Broi * to t>J5, J Hoi food's to £20, J. Dwyer'o draught folding fi'24, F. Hutching*' light horsoa to £15, J Norton's to £17, P. P S. ehu-eu'H to £32, T Smith's to £15, P. Moore's d&lt;uft of youuu unbrokon light horses from Omeo to *7. J, Russell's, Orboat, to 4:28, H Ingr-ttn « to £10, and very numerous odd lot*...
NEARLY THREE CENTURIES AND A HALF OLD. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 1 May 1914
NEARLY THREE CENTURIES AND A HALF OLD. Tin* linn of Erven Lucas Hols, Am sterdam hits been established since 3.-'i7o-now :jyu year*. And ri^'lit trum its inception, it lias earned the reputa tion of ) in.duoinji C»« iu va and Liqueur* ot* the very highest quality only. Tin: Geneva, especially. which lias a world wide reputation, is of very Irish qual ity indeed, being made from the very best materials, it i&lt; of a .straw color, due to its being very old from long storage in wood. And the ntcdieai properties of the spirit cannot bo over estimated, as it acts specially 011 the kidneys.
INVENTIONS BEING PATENTED. IMPROVEMENTS IN MANY FIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 1 May 1914
INVENTIONS BEING PATENTED. I.\IRI:OVI:.MKM's IN MANY V FIKLDS. Victorian inrentor> have maintained ill*' leading position they lioUl a.s appli cants for patenis. Tho following par ticular* arc reported by Messrs. (». G. Turri A- Co.. Kcgistctvd Vutent Attor neys. of the Hialto, 190 Collins Street, Melbourne, from whom readers may obtain further information. It is not limited lo Victoria, Tho Commissioner of Patents has ac cepted the complete specifications in tin* follow ininstances, consequently, lull details are available, ami in due couisj.patents \vi 11 issue in tho major ity of Tnstnnecs. Road swecpnig machine. - .1. A. Mill has sold xliijs to a company. The device is a motor car, with a very iarge cylindrical brush delivering into a roivptael.'. tNo. 11,7^1?.) Saucepan Lid Mulder.-The lid is k&lt;-pt &lt;>n the handle partly, and to hold ii ihe. handle has a notcil or collar, \Y. H. S. Viewer. (No. 11,717.) Non-reti liable hot lie.-Inventor.- Keep going i...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. THE ULSTER TROUBLE. HOUSE OF COMMONS DEBATE. AN INQUIRY ASKED FOR. MELBOURNE, THURSDAY [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 1 May 1914
[FROM oun ConrtEspoNDENTj. THE ULSTER TROUBLE. HOUSE OF COMMONS DEBATE. AN INQUIRY ASKED FOR. Mklhouhne, Thursday Iii connection with the Ulstnr crisis Mr Auatin Chamberlain (U.) h»9 auh mibtod a motion in tbo Hoas« of Com mons, demanding, in vinw of ihc ooriousnes of tho ROVornmotn'H reotjntlo contemplated naval and military move ments in Ulster, and tho incomplete miss and inacouraoy of tho atateiueuta made by tbo ministry, and also tho government/a failure to deal frankly with tho situation, that thero should bo a full and impartial inquiry into all the circumstance:). In reply, Mr Winston Churchill made a vigorous speech, during thn course of which thero wern beiurd ex change?. Mr Churchill dofonded tho nctioua of tho government and said 11.at unless the Ulstorinen took lif>i (IrBt tboir own lives would not bo en dangered, Tho dobato vras then adjourned.
POULTRY PICKINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 1 May 1914
POULTRY PICKINGS. Tli« latest. Wins i» "'"P ll,s,s ou ri«w Ml til* rrctlit Cr.TSt-al I'alaco Show m U tji claimad fov it that it was the on IT peridot automatic trap nest oil tlii' market. Whoii tho l'lltl'1-X 111" liost tlio BUtl'KllUO llOOl- I'H maius open. Upon the hen laying an ogg the action of tho «at dawn oHis-s tliw cutianot? door and' opens th« oi.it door. Thn lim i» thou lioo t" walk out. When tin. tan lojifeu h« nest lioi' action ill doing so closes th« exit tinny ami at tho same tima op*"* tho entrance door, leaving tlio ueit fir# for tho next bird to enter. in« working of the box i.*t quitu automatic, sii(!11i&lt;I l In- lu'U not lay an «gg «he '* frea to walk out the way slio euteve.d, without' being trapped. Such in the description, but at this distanco we ask what happens if two «r more Ji»«« crowd ill at once? , In older to test the e'.itmg capacity of tho average lien, a number ol ex haustive experiments were carried out at the Maine Kxporiuieiiml Station, ...
CARRYING FACILITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 1 May 1914
CAF1RYING FACILITIES. Aiessn*. 0. K. MiJJer ami Co., oi* 317 Collins fctD'et, Melbourne, have an ex tensive carrying business in the coun try, ami their returning empty vans ullVr special I'aciliiir.s J'or the convey ance of lurnilure ami ?r.wU of all &lt;W $cri]»tii>iis Ci'oni town to town or to the city. They umieitake storage in Mel bourne, ami eonsi^nm&lt;'nt> inav he sent to them by rail. They advertise a list of centres J'rom which vans will be rcturniuy emptv during Ajjril ami May.
SULPHUR AND LIME. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 1 May 1914
SULPHUR AND LIME. Tlio effect of sulphur ami lima upon diseases of cereals and roots was referr ed to in a paper by Walter K. C'ol liugo before tliii Ilritish Association for the Advancement of Science. In Warwickshire, in I'JOli, he mid liis attention was directed to some i(J or 50 aores of wheat attacked by a, disease locally known ns "ma.v-sick." In various parts of tlio field, either' in large circular patclic* or in stragg ling lines, the whoat plants wore turn ing yellow in tlio leaf, and had at tained a height only about half of that of tlio non-discascd plants. Later in tlio season tlio plants had a soorched appearance, very littlg grow th took placo, they, nurer &lt;lovclopcd «ars, and were of little uso as fctrinv. Other crops, including potatoes and mangolds, woro attacked in a similar manner. Experiments with varying quantities of sulphur, and lime and sulphur show ed that sulphur sown in the autumn for spring sowings, or in the spring for autuuiu sowings, at tli...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 5 May 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. | (By "Ambiosiuo.") 1 u, London hat slnipe.s are ..naik-r ami mow compact torn tuoy have been. But -0i'" ,1 uercnces do not- . a" - ' " ..ma Lhuir charm* and byromm^ness. (juite llio (.-untruly . Neither do they limit tho n.rieiy. Small and conipw . -hapes taUou iia a wholonia\ . r i.irietv ol l.uu i=t indefinite. On.} the. i,v..orcritic:»I will have rault to bud with tuo spring millinery, taken ns .> ,VH010 There ore. o: course, a shap-» and styl a thai are strangeand .i.akisa, but apart 11.mi these there l -o maili to plea-e tnat unaU aetne j ,-.vle., . an bo leit alone Usually th' brim i.s at one side, and it shoot* pirum-ir.ieiv at ,uT'°n"' '5", f. aeonu Mid Kvadual curve some «! rh . |S .;,i, are g>v>'i' a pinch hcro'nd a ,i;:-. in there, giving , a "t^auey . v*. w> Uie ^Uoix' ciuct. boino ?\TS soaro-> have crowns that re.uu ow.-,Arable height, others h ,, anh numerate heigh bM ,n t - u \* 'tromendou&ly li^ti at oiif | «,«.. nni; tar ab...
OF. RURAL INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 5 May 1914
OF. RURAL INTEREST. "Rusticus.") The action ot the Minister uf Lauds an«i tlio Minister ot Agriculture in wu direction ot" taking stops to olu-ok uk mrouds ot' the pe>t kuowu as St. John's Won iu lue -Bevchwotui ami Bright dtsfcncts is timely una necessary. Very largo ureas of valuable country are being devastated. iu oidu* to cope witli tfTo p^u. \\ud lioi'd U iu wic.rk, the.&lt;-Mmi>t eVs wave decided t" ask tho coMfcperation of tile mou.c:|wi: tics concerned in i'ust ot ml asceitain 'ng the actual at a infected, wJn.anoi it* ;s pri\ateiy he.d. or is oil (>u l;o ivaus or L\ov u Janus. lmnuu. ateiy iiu- iuiorina'.ion ironi the mmn cipai.ticM l> ice-Ued ulluvis will bo au; up to 001-4 .eic tho invest ga llon as to the int. area. At sauie .lime, oIiic«.is tho Aj^ricul.u ral department w\U bo told i if to .n vest.gate and iepor« on the pioper 10 medie* 10 bo au^p.vil. 0:» i coeipt u. . all tho informal on ".ueAiwo. Mirts i rs 1 u:Il submit reconin.emMiious to -ae C...
Facing an Enraged Buffalo. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 5 May 1914
Facing; an Enraged Buffalo. Sir Henry Seton-Knrr, O.M.G., a well-known and 'Intrepid hunter, lins been telling some of his. ad ventures and detailing some of his narrow escapes in pursuit of dan gerous game. "Stay-nt-home citi zens," he says, "who do not know, and have never experienced the wild joys of big-gamo hunting, may sometimes wonder where the plea sure comes in, or what ia the in ducement. The impelling motivo with big game hunters is the lust or excitement of the chase. The lust of the chase leads a hunter in to tight corners at times. "I shall never forget," continues Sir Henry, in the "London Magazine," "and en counter with a grand old buffalo that I enjoyed-I am certain this is really tho correct word-in a re cent hunt on the Nairobi palteau. "The scene was a range of hilla from . which steep-sided ' bush . and long;. grass-covored ravines ran' down to a wide, jungly valley below. We had vainly spied all open patches for buffalo that we knfiw frequented the range, and i...
Mme. Bernhardt's Tomb. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 5 May 1914
Clime. Bernhardt's Tomb. Y7. Mme. Sarah Bernhardt has ' been assured that her tomb, which has been prepared for her on a rock in the Atlantic Ocean, will not be taken from her by the French Gov ernment. The tomb is hewn out of a rocky peninsula which- touches Bello Ilo, the island off the Brittany Coast where Wmc, Bernhardt spends her holidays. At low tide tho rock which contains tho tomb joins the island, while at high tide it be comes an island .itself. After the actress had prepared the tomb doubt was expressed re garding her title to the rock, and a lawyer informed her some months ago that it did not belong to Iter. Mine. Berhhardt has now received a definito . assurance, through Mine. Belcasse, wife of the Minister of Marine, that her title will not bo challenged.
Experiences of a "West Coaster". [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 5 May 1914
'.Exparknjos of a "West Coaster"." ; It was afLer making many inquir ies about, the prospects and condi tions of life in the West Const of Africa that I finally decided to lonvo the dear old Iioitio for the term of threo years, the period re quired by tho firm who wished to employ mo as an assistant In Ni geria. Wo had a splendid trip out, touch ing at Las Palmns for coal, whore wo spent an interest ins afternoon. Wo were threo weeks on tho ocean before ranching Wnrvi, our centre on the coast, where one of my com panions was to be stationed.. After staying here one week, the other assistant and. X continued our jour ney ' up river on a stern wheeler, which is a shallow draught steamer specially adapted for these shallow rivers. After three days' voyage up river, we arrived at Inodin, a native village, where.we.landed, and found thirteen native carriers wait ing to carry our luggage to our final destination. We had still about 25 miles' to travel, 10 of these having to* bo made in th...
UNIQUE CHRISTMAS PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 5 May 1914
UNIQUE CHRISTMAS PUDDING. Ono of tho most remarkable Christ mas puddings on record ivaa tlio ono nmdo by tho lato Lord Wolaolcy and a brother oflicor to colobrato tho Christ* maa spout in tho Crimea. Theso aro tho details: A box of figs did for fruit. Suet was unobtainable, bo thoy used raucid groaso. Thoro was no flour to bo had, BO thoy mpdo Bomo by ponud ing up ship's biscuit with a postlo and mortar. The lattor articles woro also improvisod-a Eussian round shot and a pioco of an oxplodod shell. Whon tho moss was proporly mixed it was tied in a towel and placed to boil. An order to huvry to tho tronchos cut short this operation, howovor, and tho fato of tho pudding hung for a momont in doubt. Eithor it had to bo 'wasted or oaten half cooked. It was eatpn, ond Wols oloy had to rotiro somo tfmo later from tho trouchea undor doctor'a orders.