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Football Notes [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
Foo.tballote s (BY LONG SHOT.) A practice match between Avenel and Seymour will be played on the local oval on Saturday week next. - * .. Representatives from Seymour, Euroa, Avenel, Nagambie, Murchi son clubs attended the annual meet ing af the Warranga-North Eastern Football Association, held at Nagambie on Friday last. The Rushworth club were unable io send a delegate, bht signified their intention of again joining the Asso ciation. Mr Mulhall (Seymour) in the absence of the president, occu pied the chair. The Association was reformed on the same lines as last year. The rules were gone over, alnd with the exception of rule I5, adopted. In this rule the radius was reduced from 18 to 13 miles, and a special clause added empowering the Asso ciation to grant permits at" their discretion to players residing within 18 miles who had played last sea son. S* .* As expected difficulty was ex perienced in deciding upon the day matches were to be played. The meeting was about equally divided...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
-VON1EN'S - ITFSTS -(By "Ambrosine.") .In Londoa hat shapes ar-is smiallr and "inuore COr1Up;uLt LOMin they haro been. But ,'hes, i,.tercnces (o riot at all det:aet irot tlleir charms ;sid beomingness. Utilte tio oontrary. Žieitlher do tie) trait the variety. Small and coiCtmpct ..s shapes tokea as a whole may he, heir variety of ueln is indefinite. On!y the hypelcritical will have fault to Inud .ith the spring riuel'dit~ey, take-n as a ,-]lole. Tliere arC, oi colrrst, a few .-hapes aad styl. s th:at are strange aod reak-ish, lut aIp.rlt?frollnt these there is s-o unleih to please that uiattractivO : ?lcis lin be iet alone. Usually elhe irim is at oie side, and it sloots out .,icturesqupely at tile terlmination of a ..l'tioifui ;iid b:l'dolil crico. Sonle 0 •Ihe brims ar,-e glven a pltch here and a ,ilt-up there, giving a 'sauc"y' as 'rect to the wrtuolo elfit n. Some of ire haitaes i:tturo crow¢ns that rca, ih •; ootinsitlel l ilt height, others h:u'e: .rowns of olnly moderate helg...
Seymour Stock Market. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
Seymour Stook Market. Messrs Heywood, Rose and Co. reoort a good yarding forward at their fortnightly sale on Tuesday. Excepting for a few pens of fat sheep the bnlk of the sheep yarded were mixed lines of ewes, and for such owners reserves were very high and sales difficult to effect. For cattle the demand was good and the* bulk of the" yarding changed hands at satisfactory prices. They sold--Fat crossbred weth era, 21s to 24s9d; fat bullocks (from Habbie's Howe) made £9 10s; bul locks, 2 and 3 year olds, forward condition, £4 12s 6d to £7 10s; store cows to £3 10s 6d; heifers, 18 months old, £62 lOs; springers, £4 As to £6; poddles, in linest to 24s..
A Trip to Beach Forest [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
IA Trip to Beach Fores: A local resident who has just returned from Wangerrip, Beach Forest, writes as follows: Although the outlook on arrival was not cheerful-nothing but im mense ridges, and gullies-it is a great place for a holiday, and we have had numerous excursions. From Crowe's. (the railway termi nus) the ltrack up to here is corduroy and nearly all uphill, the best grade being obtained by skirting the top of the hills in most cases. The majority of the settlers are dairying, but the season has not been a good one owing to the lack of rain in December and Jan. The season commences late, all the cows being turned out from now until September. It is really-in the summer that dairying is profit able here-there is splendid grass when it has been dried up our way. A good many send their cream from Layer's Hill to Colac, some getting it out on pack horses. They do not milk at all in the winter. A good many suppliers to the fac tory deliver their milk on sledges drawn by one horse...
Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
* Shooting, Two members of the local Gun Club (Messrs H. Dunstone and P. Nelson) were competitors at the Benalla club £G50 handicap last week. At the 10th round a divi sion was made and H. Dunstone was one of the nine that shared £;3. while Medway and Smallwood bad two nominations going. There wvas another division two rounds later and finally Medway won. A sweepstake was also divided by Meadows and Nelson. P. Nelson was a competitor in a £20 starling match at-Northcote last week, and he divided the prize money. with Rhine and Zimmer. Nelson also won a sweep. At Williamstown last Saturday P. Ne'son divided the final of the Sparrow handicap with Stereo, and later helwon a sweep. A. Howqua won the last compe tion for the medal of the Seymour club, who scored five bits. He also won the following sweep with the same record, making ten suc cessive hits. M'Intosh Dunstoce (2) and W. Shattock also won sweeps during the afternoon. The scores were: - medal 1 2 3 4 5 A. Howqua 5 5 7 4 2 3 3 C...
AGRICULTURE. PIGS ON THE FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
-0 PIGS ON THE FARM. - The breeding and management € swine, Mr. A. W. Roisinson, of "ii3'a :iava, South Australia, \srites should constitute .one of the 1)o1 important agricultural intfcrnts o the farm. None but the best btced should be allowed on the farms, fo there is no class of farm stock -lhs pays better as between indiffertn and good breeds than pigs. Th very first requisite, however, ii keeping any improved breeds 'fron which money is to be made, is th: best of feeding from the time the! are horn till they ate slaughtered You can neither breed nor keep pig profitably by starving. In stoc; raising it holds true that what cost: little to acquire brings little a sale. Many years ago there was 1 great demand for everything big ii the way of pork, big sides 'of oacon big hams, etc., bLe now there is t decided distaste to large joints, an this appears to be growing stronge year by year. Bearing this in mind. I would recommend the breeding o the Berkshire,. which possesses won derfu...
POST OFFICE COMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
POST OFFICE COMEDY. High tragedy turned to comedy and comedy to farce at a poet office in West London recently-r. Shortly before five o'clock a young man entered. In his hand was an open letter, delicately perfumed, on faintly tinted paper. The subtle fragrance of the letter drew the attention of the cus tomners, who noted also the somewhat agitated angle of his hat and a certain wihlness in his eyes. .Makinig swiftly for the telegraph counter he scribbled on forln after form, crushing these in succession and throwing them aside. Finally, with an air of sombre satisfaction, he threw the last form across the counter accompan ied by a sixpenny piece. The girl behind the counter picked up the form and readl it quickly. "Another halfpenny, please." "Nonsense," the young man said. "Only twelve words." "Thirteen," replied the clerk. "This -pointing with her pencil-'"should be two." Unconscious of the interest •taken by. soome half-dozen, customers, the young sian took up the telegram. "Yo...
UNIQUE CHRISTMAS PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
UNIGUE CHRISTMAS.-PUDDING. ,elo' of the most remarkable Chlist mas puddings .on record was the one made by the late Lord Wolseloy and a brother offcerto celebrate the Christ mas spent in the Crimea. Those are the details: A box of 'figs did for fruit. Suet was unobtainable, so they-used rancid grease. There was .no.flour to bo had, so they made some by ponud jng up ship's biscuit' with a pestle and mortar. The latter articles' were also. improvised-a Russian rousid shot and a piece of an exploded shell. When the mess was properly muixod it was" tied in a towel and placed to boil An order to hurry to the trenches cut short this operation, however, and thefate of the pudding hung for a moment in doubt. Either it had to be wasted or eaten half cooked. It was eaten, and 'Wols eley had to retire sometime later from the trenches under doctor's orders. -.Take my advioc: Never ask ques tions.' ]3o content to mnak a fool of yourself once or ti'ice, but don't ask questions. Den't answers ques...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
-IELBOURNE LETTER (From Our Special COrres]plx?eat. The atbttude of the public a'in, toio,. U, llsUosor'Ist 'i?b w .U.caited by tih deiuonstratiuli of the rowd at Prin c? r ldgU" lhu other amternoon whel a young womnhn was run down and In jured co an ex?out-.that Ocaused hoi death. For a traie tih incensed crowo looked like taking the law into ?rheil own hands. .Tihe growing frequencl of accidents that maim anod kill mot. lensovo citizens has roused on ant'ago niscic feeling towaidsn motorists that only needs a spark to ause it to ex )plode into somech;ng serious. Among the many hundreds of motorists there are, of course, many who exorcise the greatest care and considejation. But tlere are others. There are the motor hogs who are drunk with the pride of possession, and the speed possibilities of tlhe machine, and reckless as to con sequences. For the arrogance of these, motorists as a body have to suf Ter. Tle remedy--which would be welcomed alike by tihe public, and by ihli motoris...
CONCRETE RAILWAY TIES. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
CONCRETE RAILWAY TIES. Elastic concrete ties of great strength holding bolts and nails better than wood arc claimed as a new German railway product. Ties of iron and steel have been osed to some extent, for many years, but are much more rigid than wood, and otherwise less satisfactory, and the reinforced concrete ties hither to tried have proved disappointing. The new concrete is made from a mixture of asbestos fibres and cement. Whcn one sort of woman knows that a man depends upon her for propelling guidance, she does not pine for kisses. At a ball a man, as a walte began. rather impudently addr?ossed a young lady: "Lily of the Valley. will j'oc dance with me?" "Thank you," she said, "I toil not, neither do I spin." Men loathe tragedy-secretly Don't get tragic with the very nicest men even, however much .they .love yel. Never have hysterics. Pretend to be rather a limited idiot, and they'll love you blindly.-"The Prince's Shadow," by, Mrs. Saunders.
AIR SCOUTING. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
AIR SCOUTING. In .actual war, both in Tripoli and in. the Bilkans, aviation accidents were cohsciously, few, and despite the fant that 'inids weri generally high in'Tripoli,? and the season of the yehr. 'and the weather extremely nn fai'orable in the Balkans. It is a mutter of/considerable phychologocial interest to note that the danger from an' enemy's lire so stimulates vigilance that nerves are tense with exertion amd the mind is relieved from dwelting upon the ordinairy dangers of .keepialg an aeroplane on an even keel rnd meeting every gust. In other words, scouting in actual-warfare seems to be a splandid cure for nervousness. The aviator must fly with the assurance of a bird, and he does so for fear ot he enemy's rie fire. A striking in stace of this pshchological pheninenolon is the fate of Dr. Jules Constantin. a French aviator inl the Bulgarian ser vioe. Ho was mortally wounded, in tile air during a flight above Tclhitkl ja, but managed toland safely -,.:y to die before an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
DEEP BREATHING. A medical man makes an earnest plea for deep breathing as a therapeu tic measure of the- first magnitude in the treatment of malnutrition charac teriscd by that complex group of sym touns ascribed to neurasthenia, toxae nia, indigestion, anaemia, goet, and in affeotions of the lungs and pleurs. HIe says that deformirties due to ric kets and spinal curi'atures --ra o'eten suseeptible of great improv-.oe!it by combined exercise of the lungs ii.tl special gymnastics: In delayed con solidation, incomplete resolution, im perfeot resters'lion of function ac comlanying or following pneumo.iia; partial consolidation, collapso, or car nification of the lung, associa'ed rztli, or resulting from pleurisy with elfu sion; broncsniectasis and adhesions of the pleura, deep breathing is particu larly benefiosid. Breathing exercises must be taiigiht and watched to be effective. Tb lungs should be filled from bottom to top. "1"i? eblect to be obtained is increase ,it the tidal and sup...
FEEDING OF STOCK. THE USE OF COTTON CAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
?" FEEDIN'G OF STOCK. oTIUE USE OF COTTON CAKE. h view of the present high prices " f fodder, the Director of Agricul cure, Mr. Williamson WVallace, has ubmitted a memorandum to thi Minister with regard to the -feedint of stock, in which he says:? Now that the natural farm pro iucts of the country have risen tc famine prices, and it becomes a question whether stock can he fed oven in Victoria without very soon upcnding more than the animals arn worth, it is time to ask what is the .-heapct food that can be imported. hIrortcd food should be of small hulk, and the most nutritious that ran be bought at a price that will rompare favotrably wmih othef im .orted food stuffs. The food that intdoubtedly stands out as possess nig these qualities in a very marked degree is decorticated cotton cake. ]'he price in -England is generally Ebout £6 per ton, and should not L;v much here if imported direct from A?.:erica. An average samnyle of de z.:ticated cotton cake contains 45 tcr cent. of allumi...
FOOTBALL Wednesday, June 3. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
FOOTBALL. Wednesday, June'3. Nagambie v Rushworth Euroaiv Murchison Avenel v Seymour * Saturday, June 13. Murchison v Nagambie Rushworth v Avenel Seymour v Euros Saturday, June 20 Rushworth v Euroa Nagamble v Avenel Murchison v Seymour Wednesday,'July 1. Aveuel v Murchison Euroa v Nagambie 'Seymour v Rushworth Wednesday, July 8; Murchisonv. Rushworth Saturday, July 11. b Euroa V Avenel Seymour v Nagamble -- Saturday, July 18. Rushworth v Nagamble Euroa v Murchison Seymonr vA'eue Saturday, July 25 .Euroa v Seymour Wednesday, July 29. Nagambie v Murchison Avenel v Rushworth' * Wednesday, August 5. Euroa v Rushworth Arenel v Nsgambie Seymour v Murchison Saturday, August 15. Murchison v Avenel Nagambie v Euroa Rushworth v Seymour Wednesday, August 19. Rushworth v Murchison Siurday, August 22. Avene! Eurna Nagembie v Se? moUr Matches to be played on the ground of the first-named club.
News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 8 May 1914
Ners of the Week. THin ISS --Melbourne Letter, Turf ropics. Market News, News Summary Womau's Interests, Agricultural News a .d many other interesting items will be lound in this issue. Bro W. G. O'Shea represented the Seymour lodge at the annual conference of the H;A.C.B.S. held at Bendigo last week: A public meeting Is to be called at an early date with the object of devising ways and means of e?. fecting improvements along ttie river bank. The Australian Paper Mills ,were fined ?Ir-with ,?13 13s costs for pollution of Sunday Creek, at the Broadford Police Court yesterday. The hearing of the case lasted two days, and caused considerable in terest throughout the district. J. M. Peck & Son, and King Sons and Ballantine, with Speed Ward & Co. tin conjunction) will hold a special sale of sheep and cattle at Seymour on Friday, 22nd May. The ordinary meeting of the Sey mour Shire Council takes place on Monday next. The principal busi ness will be the report of the Sey mo...
SHE WAS AFRAID. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 15 May 1914
SHE WAS AFRAID. Young William Evergreen aind Maria Knewsome were walking along a lonely country road one fineo evening. William was carrying a large tub on his head and a live pig in a sack on his back, when suddenly Maria exclaimed: "Oi be afear'd, Bill, Oi be afear'd!" ".Whaat be'st afear'd on, th' great stoopud, we'en Oi be long wid 'ee?" was Bill's reassuring response. "Oi be afear'd you'll glt a kissinn' an' a coortin' of me, Oi he " replied the tremulous maiden. "'Ow can Oi got a kissin' an' coort-l in' o' ye ween Oi a got this groat tub on ma 'aend an' .t'pig on ma back ?" reasoned William. - With true maiden simplicity, MariA replied : "C'u'dn't you put that pig on the groun' and turn that tub atop on 'ili, an' set dawn on 't an' pull me side of ye, ef we wus amid to '.t, eh?" And the' hint was taken.
CURIOUS OPTICAL ILLUSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 15 May 1914
CURIOUS OPTICAL ILLUSIONS. A curious optical illusion is some times soon as a motor-car passes, the wheels of the moving vehicle appear ing for an instant to stop, or oven turn backward. In an investigation reported to the Royal Society, Pro fessor A. Mallock mounted a card board diso with spokes on a flywheel, and when this was revolved so rapidly that the spokes could not be seen'or easily followed by the eye, and a slight mechanical shock of almost any kind was given the observer, the spokes appeared almost stationary for a frac Lion of a second. Shocks having this effect were given in 'many ways, such as in the oorctact of the feet with the ground as in walking, by tapping the head or body, or even by rapidly blinking the eyes. It was proved that the appearances depend on the. speed of the rotation, the brightness of illumination, and to some degree on the nature of the shock. The ex planation was offered that the shook produces a monmentry.loss or variation of sensation. This v...