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TELEGRAMS MELBOURNE, Thursday Evening. Grain, &c., Market. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
TELEGRAMS (From Our Own Correspondent.) Melbouhnk, Thursday Evening. Grain, &c„ Market. Wheat, 3s 9d; oats, milling, Is lOd, feed, Is 9d; barley malting English, 3s 4d, cape, 2s 3d; maize, 3s 9d; potatoes, L4 15s; onions L6 5s; baj, manger L* 10s, chaff, 1^3 5s. Weather Forecast. Mr Hunt's forecast for the next 24 hours is as follows:—Fine In north-west, elsewhere unsettled, with scattered rain. Shooting Case. 1 Ruby Costello was to day re manded to Footscray on a charge of shooting at John Breheny with intent to murder. Bail was refused. When Breheny was giviug evi dence Costello called out- -"He is a bad man and has ruined m? home.' Breheny st9ted that three years ago Costello had been imprisoned for throwing vitrol over him. His life was not" safe, nor was his wife and children while accused was at large. Heavy Fines, Captain A. M'Gihbon, of the steamer Kent, and Captain Leslie, of the steamer Strathdon, were to day fined ,£100 each ou charges of allowing alien members of...
Duty on Superphosate. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
Duty on Superphosate. The representatives of many agricultural societies throughout Victoria attended the inter State Commission on Thursday to hear and oppose an application for a 10s duty on the. importation of superphosphate manure. Wit nesses in support of the applica tion stated emphatically that large quantises of fertiliser were being dumped into Australia aud sold at less than manufacturing cost. The commission asked for facts and figures, aud the farmers present, anxious to find so cheap a market, leant forward in their seats and pricked their ears.' Witnesses stated frankly that they did not want to divulge their evidence in public. They considered that it would injure their trade to let farmers know where the cheapest superphos pliale could be bought. After a tnild protest from Mr I^ockyer the commission decided to respect the consideration, aud all ■ evi dence on dumping was heard in private. When the court was again opened to the public agri culturists ■ were conspicuou...
Closer Settlement. RESIDENTIAL CLAUSE. ROYAL COMMISSION TO TAKE EVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
Closer Settlement. RESIDENTIAL CLAUSE. ROYAL COMMISSION TO TAKE EVIDENCE. At ike Wy.una State farm on Saturday, night Mr M'Kenzie, M.L.A., ex-Minister of Lauds, ad dressed a-largely attended meeting of settlers on his attitude, in regard to clause 69 'of the Closer' Settle ment Act. The. address , was de livered at the request of the Wyuna Progress Association, and the pre president (Mr J. P. L,awler) oc cupied the chair. Mr M'Kenzie pointed out that piior to 1904 over 80,000 acres of land in Wyuna, Cornelia Creek and Restdown es tates was practically in the hands oi three owners, who worked the whole place with half a dozen meu," except at shearing times. Private buyers could not buy portion of the estates, as the owners would sell all or none at all. Once there was an aggregation of laud no small man could get it. It might be said that this could not occur again, as the value of laud was too high; there were water charges, and the one man one block clause put an eud to it. A man c...
II. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
Two days after Barbara had been in London she obtained permission of her employer, the Countess Martinez, to spend the evening with the Glyns. The meeting was a little painful to Barbara at first. It almost brought the tears to her eyes to see Mrs. Glyn, who had been accustomed to everything that wealth could com mand, seated in the small, low-ceiling fed, shabbily furnished sitting room of the little suburban house—one of a long, monotonous row. Gilbert was at home when Barbara arrived, and his face was a little -flushed as he opened the door to her and greeted her in the narrow hall. Gnbert was only human, and he felt just a passing pang of humiliation as he welcomed the girl lie loved, the girl who had known him in such dif ferent circumstances to these sur roundings. But Barbara had not been with Gil bert and his mother and the two girls long before she had quite cheered them up. "It is very hard on Gilbert," said Mrs. Glyn during the temporary ab sence of her son. "I can do not...
Health Management of Pigs, [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
Health Management of Pigs, The notes herewith are by a Gippslaud pig breeder aud fattener, whose success as a man who makes his business pay gives value to his remarks. "To begiu with," he says, "it is easier to make pigs healthy than it is to restore them to health after they have been at tacked by disease. To be profit able, pigs should be kept iu a growing condition, and this is pre vented if not healthy. Health of the herd is a first essential to make the business of pig raising success ful and money making. The healthy pig has a good appetite, his food is properly digested and assimilated, giving growth and gain. "Pneumonia and a number of other diseases carry pigs of! as quickly as cholera, though they may not be as contagious or in fectious. Pigs recovering from cholera or other diseases, when in weakened condition, catch cold very easily, which develops rapidly into pneumonia, and a quick re lapse follows in their weakened con dition. Pigs receive less care usually, either i...
Household Recipes. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
Household Recipes, Tic a piccc of icaion uu a corn everyuight for live nights, audit sill generally cause it to drop 08!, Hoiicv and glyceiiue, mixed iu equal proportions, is au excellent remedy for cracked lips, J t should be applied ever night !ii! the cracks arc thoroughly healed. When a cup of strong tea is re quired, instead of putting au extra spoonful into the pot. add a spoon ful of sugar, This opens the leaves of the tea. and makes the tea stronger. A mixture tluit will remove grease from the irnest fabric is made of one ijuart of rain-water, Iwoouiices of aujmouia, one tea ipwufiilof salpetre, arid oue ounce ; oh'uaviug soap eut up very line. H at any time you have a filtered linger or poisoned hand, takeacabbage leaf, 1 oil it out with s bottle until the .juice comes, and UtitOD the aflectcil part. This TOaratvaad eleanse it far better ™ a poultice. Lemons may be kej>t a luii" time mtliont becoming dry if put into a Ijro water with a lid. The water aoiild be chauged ou...
II. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
II. Hawes Park—like Death—has many gates, and that Mr. Stoggs should ar rive without his host's knowledge was not in any way remarkable. Jock hint ed to Mr. Mulgrave, in a hurried aside before dinner, that the man of mil lions had lost his luggage at the junc tion, but that he had heen able to fit him out secretly with clothes for the evening. Mr. Mulgrave approved of this as a friendly act. The dining-room at Hawes Park was a very splendid apartment, but Ga briel Green—to give the pseudo-Stoggs his real name—was accustomed to the splendors of the mansions of the great, and viewed the display of sil ver on sideboard and table, and even the pictures on the walls, with a quiet ly appraising eye rather than with the gaping wonder of the humble. It had been intended that he should take Syl via in to dinner, but Sylvia, after learning the result of Jock's interview with her father, had determined never to touch food again, and was in point of fact crying her eyes out in her rose pink bou...
FEMININE TRAITS. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
FEMININE TRAITS, A woman walking on ;i cit; way will generally choose the"ir She does so partly in order to loot the shop windows, but chiefly on a count o£ the slope of the pavem»» which is less on the inside, in tpr and omnibuses women mostlv near the door. At the far end will, as a rule, see a majority o£ r When men read while travelling tir uearly always rear! newspaper in the hands oL the reading girl Tt. will, with rare exceptions, see a fc When a woman is crossing a with much traffic, she runs, ir c cases out o£ ten, and the older she ■'= the more inclined she is to run. b the man walks very deliberatelv woman holds a closed umbrella bv> middle, and usually clasps it to t body. No one ever saw a man car: it in this way. A woman u u raises a cup or a glass or a fork to h lips correctly—that is with li« t. bows close to her body. Host ex stick their elbows out. against rules oE etiquette. In Irlu^ match a woman rubs it in a dire® away from her, a man tow aid body. _____
III. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
. III. The Cabinet Minister and his secre tary had gone to their apartments. A despatch box had come from town, and public affairs claimed them. Other guests made their adieus, and by eleven o'clock only a small and inti mate group remained grouped by the drawing-room fire—host and hostess, vicar and vicar's wife, and Jock Bal lina. Mr. Mulgrave stood with his •back to the fire, gently see-sawing from heel to toe in front of the carved emblazoned mantel. "I am agreeably surprised in Mr. Stoggs," he observed complacently. "His outlook is very refreshing. It is not always that the very rich ap preciate the trials and temptations of the poor. Quite a privilege to know liim." "Oh, a young man of excellent prin ciples," chanted Mr. Trott, the vicar, in his clear, gently .mournful mono tone; "one can see at once that wealth has not spoiled him." "I think he has a very kind face," put in the vicar's wife timidly, and no one dissented. " 'Kind hearts,' " quoted Mr. Mul grave, see-sawing, " ...
Head of the House. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
Head of the House. . A man, accompanied b? ^ visited a tailor's to on ei '• aS clothes. The couple d^ the choice of material, c ^ ner of making until the temper. „,,,=elf." "Oh! well, Please >°^pose .« said, turning a^a>> ear t are the one who will clothes." husband wfl' "Well," observed tne In walll ly, '"I didn't suppose J o\ .. wear the coat and wal
A HORSELESS TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
A HORSELESS TOWN. At the doors of Indianapolis there is to be the first truly horseless city in America, and—save, perhaps, for those places where oxen,, goats, cam els, or what not else furnish native and locomotive power—the first horse less city of the world. The actual construction work is well under way, and in two or three years there will be a complete town. The horse that tries to enter, says the "Motor," will be turned back as sternly as motorists used to be from the strip on the Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn. The man with the motor car may enter free as air. It is planned to make this city, which is named Speedway, an indus trial city devoted to the interests of the motor-car trade.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
STATE SAVINGS BANK OF VICTORIA grant# LOANS ON EASY TERMS. up to three fifths _of valuation. ON BROAD ACRES £2000 to £25000 ON TOWN PROPERTIES £500 to £25000 for a term of 3 or 5 years with option o£ paying off a portion on any pay day. Interest 5 per cent. CREDIT FONCIER LOANS up to two thirds of valuation. ON FARMS £50 to £2000 Repayable by Instalments spread over 30 years, with interest at 5 per cent. Security may be either Freehold, or- Crown Leasehold that could be made Freehold at any time on payment .of the balance of Crown Rents. Loans may be granted for the purpose of purchasing the land taken as security, or paying off existing liabilities . . thereon, , paying Crown Rents, improving, developing, or carrying on the farm, purchasing stock, machinery, etc. ON COTTAGES, . VILLAS and SHOPS £50 to £1000. Repayable by Instalments spread over 19% years, with Interest at 5 per cent. No Charge for Mortgage _Deed. Full information on application to The Inspector Oieripral, THE- STAT...
Already Equipped. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
Already Equipped, "Don't know whether it's nn «• not. I heard it at U—sau man who had recently returned iV. that town. "There's a rich wiuo'.v liviu outside the place," he continutd after several elderly gentlemen vainly endeavored to lure her matrimony, a report gained one tion that she was a regular man to Finally a wealthy widower, c rr with hirn the evidence of good Ii and the heartiness thai see! t. genial cpmpanship, visited the to and wras soon a caller upon tne tractable widow. "After he thought sufficient s> vancement had been made to ji a proposal he proceeded to ieel fc:> way. " 'Beautiful home you have her;. "Yes, I enjoy it.' " 'Fine outlook, fine trees, ven all round. But there is one lacking.' " 'Yes.' " 'It is an Adamless Eden, don \ know. You are so good in eventc else that I should think you would glad to share these blessings tutus husband.' " 'Are you proposing, sir?' " 'In a tentative way. If you ui be convinced that you should have a husband I should like...
The Limit. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
The Limit. Mary Jane's master is a slightly ? centric bachelor. He has one r.:o irritating habit. Instead of telling he what he wants done l>y word o mouth he leaves on his desk, or ? the kitchen table, or anywhere e!t. where she is likely to see it, a so: curtly directing her tu "Dust the c ing-room," or "Turn out my ci? board," and so on. The other day he bought some note paper, with the usual die-sunk a* dress imprinted upon it, from the sta tioner, and ordered it to be sr.' home. Mary Jane took it in, and the thing that caught her eye was a ncs attached to the package. Site re2" it open-eyed. "Well," she said, "lie's asked e.; to do a few things in his ble;^> notes, but this is the limit. I stand it no longer!" For the note read: "Die Inside Tw Package."
The Same Line. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
The Same Line. Several "commercials'' were in a railway carriage, when the door opened and an elderly woman e!,K''' ed» whose appearance denoted tte she was a native of the Kmerald One of the party, who posed wag, at once began to extract anus3 nient from her by asking a nunili?^ ridiculous questions, to which replied good Immorally, and at !a;: exclaimed: "Now, sorr, I've given you a go® dale ov me history, may I take liberty av axin what ye are yersiu What ye do for a liviii' loike?"^ _ "Certainly, ma'am, certainly." '>a; the ready reply, "I'm a traveller i» the hard and soft goods line." ,, "Indade, now," said Biddy, quare, my ould man's a traveller. "Indeed, ma'am," was the stirpr«J„ rejoinder. "What line is he in, P»[ "Just the same as yersilf, sorr, hard and soft goods loine—he thral„ up a ladder wid bricks an' mo.rtsr'„ The inquisitive bagman dw press for further information. —
The New Woman's Quandary [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
The New Woman s ,.„ninrk^' f The New ^niarK^' "Yes," the new wo"™1 "I am greatly troubles- ^ "By what?" . marri^ "Well, I want to l don-t **• to prove that I can, &lt; e tha to get married just to theJ,]i .a don't need to. Tf 1 i haf 1 I can't; if I do, they 1 s« a„}. ^ more independence woman." iVf "Nothing hut (1>'1!;"1V.t&lt;;ays a" me from my l>ene,lC£' ^islioP rector. We hope >»s "blow him up."
"BOBS" AMONG THE BULLETS. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
"BOBS" AMONG THE BULLETS. "Talk about your commanders," said Tommy Atkins, "Bobs is the boy .for me. I found out what he was in Afghanistan. My company was dig ging trenches, and while finishing one the Afghans began firing, and the bul lets whistled close to our heads. "Well, there was a lud in the company that couldn't have been over i 18. Never ought to have let him 'list. He was always growling and i kicking, and at the first fire, down he ; went flat on his face, and laid there. Then along came 'Bobs,' cool and easy, and sees the kid. 'Hello, there!' I'says 'Bobs,' 'What's the matter, you fellow, down there? Get up and fight 'with your company.' 'No, I can't.!' j whines the kid. 'Can't,,' says 'Bobs,' 1 jumping down into the trench and .hauling the boy up. 'What's the mat ter with you that you can't? Are you ' hurt?' 'No, sir,' says he, 'I'm afraid of getting hit' 'Well, you're a fine ; soldier!' says the general. Then he looked at the boyish face of the lad, and his face softe...
One Horse Power. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
One Horse Power. •A iman was fixing his motor car. "Trouble?" asked a bystander. . "Yes." was the. laconic answer. "What power car is it?" "Forty-horse," came the answer. "What seems to be the matter with it?" " "Well, from the way she acts, I should say that thirty-nine of the horses were dead."
WORDS OF WIT AND WISDOM. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 April 1914
WORDS OF WIT AND WISDOM. Be good, but also be good for some thing. It usually costs a man something to listen to flattery. Life is not all night and conflict; morning breaks at last. Know your man before you let his opinions weigh much. Singleness of purpose is not the same thing as strength of character. To be conscious that you are ijr i>orant is a great step to knowledge. Preaching is out and away easier than practising, but not half so ef fectual. Everything that thou reprovest in another, thou must most carefully avoid in thyself.—Cicero. A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in au hour. Many of the things which worry us most are trifles when we come to examine them closely. To have a respect for ourselves guides our morals and to have a de ference for others governs our man ners.—Sterne. Nine-tenths of the people who fail in life do so because they have never appreciated the value of thorough ness. Only for the cheerful does the tree ol li...