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HEYFIELD MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
HEYFIELD MARKET. Messrs Mathieson and Davis report: We yarded G4 head of good cattle at Heytield yeBterday, all of which were dirposed of at prices fully LI in ad vance of late rates. We sold Messrs H. Chester's pens of bullocks £6 2s to £8 6s, D. M. O'Brien's lipifurs L5 15s, L7, L7 lis, £8 5s to L10 7s, W. O'Brien's pens of bullocks L12 10s to LI3 38, W. Harbeck's cows £8 Is, heifers L5 14s, Miss Hurley's heifers L7 17s, steers L6 Is, Jas Chester's cows £6, H. and H. Chester's cows L10 12s, heiferB to £6 4s, A. Grimme's steers t J L5 2s, P. Roach's cows L3 8*, L5 5s to L7 7s 6d.
THE WAITER'S REPARTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
THE WAITER'S KEl'AR'l EE.v (Juost-Xes. 1 had mock-turtle soup. By the way, where do they catch inock turtlesi"' Waiter-"Wear the slinm-rock, I think, sir." (Jorouer: "You seem to be certain that he man accidentally fell into tlio water. How do you know that this is not a case of suicide? Witness: "He was a brither Scot, and lie had a wee bottle of whusky on liini, wi' ne'er a nip taken oot."
OBITUARY. DEATH OF MR TOM CLARK. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
OBITUARY DEATH OF MR TOM CLARK. The newB of the death of Mr Thomas Clark, of the Railway Hotel, Hey field, W;«8 received on Sunday Inst with feel - ingH ot very Bincere regret by his large circle of friends and acquaintances. For about two months past, Mr Clark had not been in the best of health, and was confined, off and on, to his room, but, being of robust constitution pnd with the indomitable spirit of the old pioneer, he insisted on leaving his bed, and made light of his Bufferings, Hay ing that he would soon bti all right again. About a week ago, d« ceased took a particularly bad turn, and, de spite medical aid, gradually sank, and passed away as stated about 9 o'clock on Saturday evening. The late Mr Clark was horn at Dysart, County Meade, Ireland, and was 76 years of age. When quite a young man he came to Victoria, and was at once attracted to the diggings. For many yearn he engaged in packing provisions to the Donnelly's Creek and Walhalla gold fields, and many were the int...
SAD BURNING FATALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
SAD BURNING FATALITY. A shocking burning fatality, which resulted in the death of Mrs Margaret Grimine, nn old and highly respected' resident of the district, occurred on Sutmay afternoon ut Dawson. The deceased huiy, who was 73 venis of Hge, was preparing dinner in it kitchen detached from the main building, when it is supposed that her clothing caught fire, and before lier son, who was Home little distance from the house, and who was attracted by lier Screams, could reach her, she was dreadfully burnt abcut the body and head. Dr Best was immediately sent for, and after doing all possible to alleviate the pain, conveyed the sufferer to the Heyfield private hospital, where she expired about three hours later. The funeial took place at, the Heytield Cemetery on Tuesday, and was very largly at tended. The late Mrs Grimme leaves one daughter and six sons, who are all well-known faruieis in this district.
THE INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
THE INQUEST. On Monday afternoon, the Acting Coroner, Mr J. H. Pearson, J. P., held mi inquest into the cause of the death of Mrs Giimmt*. II miry William Grimine, fanner, residing at Dawson, said tiiat deceased was his mother. On Sunday afternoon, April 25th, lie was at home with his mother. At about 1.30 p.m. Bhe was preparing dinner. He was in the kitche'i, which was detached from the main building, part of the time. There was a ftirly big tire burning in an open fireplace. He Was writing a letter, when his mother called him, and told him dinner was ready. He implied lie would come i:i a few minutes. Just at that time a neighbor's son, George Drew, called at the house for a wire strainer. They went down to the separator room, some distance awav, to get the strainer. On nearing the house a few minutes later, lie heard a scream, and noticed smoke coming but of the kitchen 'door. He ran to the house and found deceased alv.iut a yard outside the door lying 011 the ground. She was cal...
TURNIPS FOR CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
TURNIPS FOR CATTLE. JLn using these roots for cattle, it is a practice in many parts of the country to give them uncut in shods, yards ar'J fields. The plan is to be strongly condemned for the following reasons (1) Because there is a danger ol caus ing choking; (2) the plan is wastj'ui; " (3) the roots are not used to best ad vantage, as they should s\vc«ten other diet, such as straw ;ind inferior hay. It is a coin moil belief that roots given tin cut are not liablo to choke, but i.'.u-y cannot be really salely served, units* properly pulped or cut. When cattle are fed on whole roots, it is the last piece that is liablo to do tlie mischief, especially if it be tlie neck of the to -t. Then in wholesale feeding, there is a I ways great waste from trampling l lit; roots and otherwise making them dis tasteful. They aro cold food, con taining :is they do, much water. Hence pulping and mixing with 'chaff until tlie heap ferments is the best and most economical way of serving them. Not onl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
Auctioneers. ffi[att)iesoi) aqd Davis AUCTIONEERS, STOCK AND STATION AGENTS SHEEP AND CATTL.E SALESMEN, Sale, Traralgoa, 'Mra, Heyfisld, And 5 St. James'B.uildings, Melbourn PALT O'CONNOR, Local Agent. HE1FIELD WEDNESDAY, MAY 12TH. ' STORE CATTLE ly^ATHIESON AND DAVIS will sell as 150 Store C.itile 200 Mixed Sheep ENTRIES INVITED. Adan|soi|, Strettle & Co PTY. LTD. VICTORIA HORSE BAZAAR, 96 BOURKE ST" MELBOURNE, Cconduct sales as follows- ' HORSES-Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at their Bazaar AT Nkwmakket-Sheep, Tuesdays Fat ('attle, Wednesdays AT CORPORATION MARKET-Pigs and Calves, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Dairy and Store Cattle, Fridays EARING-OUT SALES A SPECIALTY. v PURE STOCK SALESMEN. Trust Monies to lend, lowest rates Sworn valuations made Send particulars of your requirements. P: O'CONNOR, Heyfield, Forwarding Agent TRY SKEELS'S FOR CHOICEST . FRUIT AND VEGETABLES, The Best Colonial and Imported CONFECTIONERY, Agent for Brunning's Incpmparable Seeds, Plants,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
sume you want the world produces-and that is 1 MEZON." They cost a little \Y^-£]1]t7fVrt thers, but then Well, V~r^v/- - At least, we presume you want the BKST ACCORDION the 1 ** " ... CKRTAISLY the " more than some others, yon will know why when you hear their rich, fulL-organ-lilce Tone, and "see how exquisitely . they are made and finished. PRICES :^-The;Celesttel Mezon, SO/-; The Organ Mezon, 35/-; The Wonder Mezon, 42/-; The Graud Organ Mezon, 63/-; The Chromatic Mezon, 50/-. Carefully pacfced and forwarded to any address. . MY CATALOGUE ought to be in your home. J^er.d your address for it to-day and 1 will mail it, FREE. PLEASE NOTE that 1 have moved a little _ higher up the street. My new address is ?' I . ri 258 BOUHKE STREET, fVlELBOUR^E Oris Door Above Swanstcn Street Our large Mail order Department has been specially organized for the benefit of Country Clients who ap preciate style, fit, and finish at a reasonable price. Oup SOITS TO MEASDBE fan 42/ aro of excellent qual...
The Heyfield Herald. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY MORNING [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
Salt# iMi PUBUSHKD EVKRY THURSDAY MORNING At h meeting of the Hey field Race Club, held last week, it Was decided to apply to the V.R.C. for permission to hold races on December 27th an*d March 16 th, 1916. The Flower Show and Sale of Gifts, in co nection with the Church of Eng land, Heyfieid, will be opened at 3 o'clock this afternoon by Mrs J. Mills, of Powerscourt. Several important contracts, to be carried out under the provisions of the Country Roa s Act 1912 are notified in this iHsue. Tenders close at the Shire Hall at 11 a.m. on May 5th. Specifications may be seen at Mr J. H. Pearson's, Hey field. A writ, claiming L5000 damages for libel, has been issued against the Minister for Mines (Mr J. Drysdale Brown) on behalf of Mr W. A. Fox, of East Melbourne, mine owner. The libel complained of is contained in a letter by the Minister for Mines to the Premier (Sir Alexander Peacock) rela tive to an application by a company in which Fox waH interested for a grant under the Mines Dev...
RED CROSS SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
RED CROSS SOCIETY. The following additional donations have "been received by the Heyfield branch of the lied Cr HS Society : Per Miss Ferguson-£'2 16a. New monthly subscribers-Mr J. Wilson 3s per month, Messrs J. M'Ewan, D. M Quiluin, T. Timb , C. H Monda, Mrs J. R. Monds, Mis J. Monde, Mrs C. P. Murshall la per montb. Sundry Contributions - Miss M. Cummins Is, Mra.J. Shaw 1h, Mrs J. Shorten 2s. Per Mrs Langltuuls - Messrs P. Hammond 4s, E. Dare 4h, F. Looby 2s, Jas Fly nil 2h, F. Hehir Is, Jer. Flynn 3s, J. Lucas Is. The contents of the parcel forwarded to the depot this month WHS bb follows ,- 4 suits pyjitma-", 11 flannelette shirts, 3 flannel shirts, 4 undershirts, 21 pairs BOX, 1 pair bed BOX, 2 scarves, 2 pairB mittens, 2 doz pillow cases, 1 doz washers. Miss F. M'Lean 1 pair sox, Miss M'Farlane 3 pairs sox, Mrs 'F. Stagg 1 pair BOX, Mrs Ingham 1 pair bed sox, Miss 0. M'Lean 1 doz washers, Mia Mills 1 scarf, Doris Hnfler 1 pair mit tens, Gladys 'Stagg 1 pair mitteus, Winnie Do...
BONE MANURES. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
BONE MANURES. There has been a disposition ou the !.:«rt of ag-'icultural analysts and pro fessors to depreciate the fertilising value of dissolved bone manures, and to express the opinion that mixtures of superphosphato of lime with a littlo sulphate of ammonia or other nitrogen ous material could be depended on to produce equally good results at a less cost. Greater experience, however, has .shown that the old-fashioned prefer ence of many farmers, practical and in telligent men, for a bone manure is not without its justification. A.. greater knowledge of the action of baeteria leaches us that these useful organisms flourish best when there is a supply of organic substances in the soil, and it is this organic character of bone manures which makes them more valuable thau' simple mineral compounds'." A pure dis solved bone fertiliser, in which the bone material has only been partly dissolved by acid, or a boue compound manure containing a considerable proportion of the bone structur...
INTENSIVE FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
INTENSIVE FARMING. . Alter the conclusion of the war it is quite probable that England will ob tain a much larger proportion of her food supplies from the outlying part* 01 the .Empire. This means that the various British colonies and Dominions may fee] assured of a prosperous mar ket lor their products, and, as a con sequence, need experience no diffi dence in growing what may be required for consumption in the United King dom. Even at the present time, and previous to the outbreak of war, there was JL greater demand in England lor certain products than Australia could supply, and while such conditions pre vail, people on the land in this part of the world can complain of no lack of opportunity. So keen has been the demand for meat for some years past that herds and ilocks in Australasia have been afforded no opportunity ot . appreciably increasing, inasmuch as a great deal of the stock that ought to havu been reserved for breeding pur poses has been slaughtered for export. As addi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
Completely Run Down Owing to Indigestion. DR. MORSE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS EFFECT RAPID CHANGE. ' "I was suffering with indigestion for a period of eighteen months and found no benefit from many medi cines used," writes Mr. John Henry / Yarwood, of Forest Lane, off Bar nard-street, Bendigo. "My health was completely run. down through want of nourishment to the system. I could take nothing into my stomach without retching, on one occasion I went four days without a bite of food. My appetite was gone and I conld not eat. In my sheer exhaus tion and despair I tried Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills, and can well re member it; an early improvement was discernible, and after taking a few doses I commenced to make rapid strides towards my old condi tion. My appetite was soon restored to its normal state, and I say Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills achieved a positive triumph in my. recovery from indigestion. I cannot speak too highly of your great remedy which stands unrivalled, in my estimation." I...
ALPHABETICAL ODDITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
ALPHABETICAL ODDITIES. Many of our readers probably have noticed the extraordinary coincidence in connection with the nameB Generals Joffre and French when written thus J 0 F-F RE' F R E-N C H You will observe that the letters are so intermingled as to be inseparable, tLus typifying the close relationship existing between our own army and the men of France in their common determination to smash the arrogance of the Kaiser. There are any number of these oddities waiting to be found, and the seeking of them will provide an inter esting pastime. For instance here is another example, formed from the title of the "War Lord," and the name of the little country he was going to punish K A I-S E R S E R-V I A Of course the punishment did not materalise, but William handed Loufc a few thousand Iron Crosses, which pleased him nearly as much. Then there is Turkey-who, Btuffed with "Kultur"-looks like falling in the soup: K U L-T U R T U R-K E Y With these before them readers may without difficu...
THE MASTER PASSION CHAPTER XLVIII. THE GIPSY'S WARNING. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
the MASTER PASSION (By Lillian Ellertoii). gHAPTEB XLVIil. THE GIPSY'S WAKXINO. "1 (lou't know how it is," grumbled Mr. Salomons, down the long expanse of glittering glass and fragrant Uowers which docorated hia dinner-table, "our parties aro not what they used to be. I'm not talking ol" the food, that's pretty much the same every season, and there's no variety in the length of the bills which crop up afterwards; but the conversation gets so dcadly-lively without Beresford to set it goiug. Duval's here, to be sure, but he's not up to the mark, and half the time sits as if he were almost inclined to have a nap." "lie'if talkiug euough now," said Mrs. Downey, the larger, if not the bet ter, half of a wool merchant, looking at the artists with affectionate, middle aged interest, "i always say if I had met him when I was a girl. Downey wouldn't have had a chance.'' .You mean if Duval had winked at you over the edge of his cradle " and Mr. Salomons chuckled. 11 is neighbour did not see t...
TURF TOPICS. (Written for [?] Heyfield "Herald") [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
TURF TOPICS. (Written for - Heyfield "Herald") Interviewed by a delegation of Turf ites last week. Mr John Murray, the CIiTef Secretary, made a significant re mark Mr Murray gave it as his opin ion that racing is being overdone, and that probably measures would have to bo taken to reduce it. No one of reasonable mind will oppose this con tention, for in good truth, the sport has far too many dates. The conse quences must be serious if the present state of affairs is allowed to exist much longer. Totalisator legislation w:ll provoke tho necessary remedy. With the machine in use. it can be taken for granted that the Government will see to it that the number of meetings now advertised in the "Calendar" in an ord inary season, is appreciably reduced. Evidently, horses capable of manag ing even a middle' distance are scarce in the Rivepna just now. Only six horses weighed out for the Wagga Cup last week, despite that the journey was only ton furlongs. In the old days this time honored ev...
NAMBROK AND DENISON. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
NAMBROK AND DENISON. (Ftom our owu Correspondent.) This district at the present time has a busy appearance, chiefly owing to the big demand for fodder from all parts. For many months several chaffcutters and straw presses have been working top speed putting the hay and straw through, and now .more than ever are at work before the fast diminishing Stacks. A great deal of produce was sold some time ago on a rising market, and in many cases farmers are not reaping the full advantages of the high prices-handsome profits in many cases find their way to Collins street.; Although it has been an unfortunate year in almost all parts of Australia, people in this small centre have had a very satisfactory year, being lucky ^nough to have fair average crops, with prices a great deal above the average. It is characteristic of the man on the land never to be satisfied and always growling, but a stranger passing through this district would be disappointed if he looked for this distinctive trait, as...
CATTLE MARKET. By Wire, Wednesday, 5.30 [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 29 April 1915
CATTLE MARKET. By Wire, Wednesday, 5.30 F«t Cattle-3645 yarded, Demand exceptionally keen, and prices for good aud prime ruled LI highrr. Prime pens bullocks L17 to lil'J 7s Gd, extra to £21 15h, good L15 to L1G 10s, light and handy L13 5s to L14 10s, seconds and inferior from £7. Prime pt.-ns cows £12 to L14, extra to LIS 5a, odd beasts to £19 5s, good £9 to £11 10s, others from L5. Fat Calves-840 penned, prime scarce, and realised high prices. MathieHon and Davis sold 250 fat cattle and calves, including 22 bul locks, H. A. Gooch, Sale, to L13 7s 6d, averaging'£12 los, 20 Manson, Stim merlea, to L19 7s 6 ), averaging £19 2N 6d, 10 bullocku, Milis, Powerscourt, at £15 10s. Mr Clement Wragge is reported to have written to a friend at Korrum bitrra, prophesying that in May there i would ocour a very heavy rainfall.