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FURRED SKINS May 20. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 29 May 1914
FURRED SKINS May 20. Dalgety and Company, Ltd, report: V- Brnrh Kangar o 2/to 2/6 lb i Rabbits. Victorian, headless per lb. Rt ... .... I0ad to 11id , Mixed ... .. 71d to 10d Does amnd balfgrown 5d to 6d Kittens ...... 5d to 6d Fox skins Win:,' firfal 90/ to 108/ per dsz, secs, sc"d 60/- to 80/- ,, th d .. . thirds 361- to 50/- ,, .,,'tby, anr er' 2/4 to 2/6 per lb to.. th; fuor 2/8 to-313 ,, Do. good fur 3/6 to 4j8 ,,
THE TIDES High water at Marlo and Conran. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 29 May 1914
THE TIDES High water at Marlo and Conran. Friday, May 29, 11.49 a.m. - p.m. Saturday, ,, 30, 12.10 ,, 12 31 ,, Sunday, .,,31, 12 51 , 1.11 ,, Monday, June 1, 1.30 ,, 1.49 ,, Tuesday, ,, 2, 2.9 ,, 2.28 ,, Wednesday, 3, 2.48 ,, '3.9 ,, Thursday, ,, 4, 3.31 ,, 3.54.,; Friday, ,, 5, 4.21 ,, 4 50 ,, Saturday, ,, 6, 5.23 ,, 6.0 ,, Sunday, ,, 7, 6.42 ,, 7.25,, Monday, ,, 8, 8.7 ,, S.48 ,, Tuesday, ,, 9, 9.24 ,, 9.57 , Wednesday,, 10, 10.27 , 10.54 ,, Thursday ,, 11, 11.18 ,, 11.,41 ,, These times may vary according to weather conditions, westerly winds causing the tides to hold up later.
SHEEP AND FAT LAMBS. STIMULATING INTEREST, BIG POSSIBILITIES. No. I. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 29 May 1914
SHEEP AND FAT LAMBS. STIMULATING INTEREST, BIG POSSIBILITIES. No. I, The Director of Agriculture of South Australia, (Professor Lowrie) has an abounding faith in the possibilities of the fat lamb industry, and on several occas ions lately be has hammered into the farmers the desirableness of ke'ping sheep on their holdings, and indicated the advantages to be obtained by growing special fodder crops for their maintenanc,ý. In the course of a forceful address at the conference at Gladstone last week he crntended that the greatest developement in agricultural practice that could be made at the moment, and the most profi able one, was the better manage ment of sheep on the farm. The agri ulturalists had become so accustomed to pay their whole attention to wheat, that the other factors which made for the wealth of the output were to a large ex tent lost sight of. Ile did not advocate that less attention'should be devoted to that product for which those regions were so admirably adapted, ...
ORBOST CATTLE MARKET May 23. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 29 May 1914
ORBOST CATTLE MARKET May 23. IMessre J. W. Bird and Co. report: Cattle-A small yarding. For all good conditioned cattle there is an exception ally keen demand. We sold 'prime heifers, £7 19s ; light cows, £7 17s; steers, bad colors, 30s; and privately milkers, to £7. Pigs-There was keen competition for all classes and pr:ces were equal to any sales this season. We sold 6 baconers, £3 9s 6d ; 8 medium stores. £2 6s 6d ; 8 small ditto, £2 is 6.1 ; 11 slips, 25s to 32s 61 ; 10 wean era, 15a ; big sws, to £3 3s. Horses We suld draught geldings to £25. Messrs A. Macarthur and Co. report We had a good yarding if stock. There was a large attendance of buyers and all classes of stock met with good competit ion, prices in all cases remaining firm at late rates. ' We sold fat cows-2 at £10 l0s ; 2at£10; 2 at£9; 3at£8; 2 at £6 10s. Mr. P. F. Morris' draft of 11 c"iws averaging £S 14s. 6d. per dead. Pigs-A firmer market, we sold 3 small porkers at 38. ; 12 ditto at 35s Privately through the wee...
WOOL May 20. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 29 May 1914
WOOL May 20. Dalgety and Company, Ltd., report: -Next auction sale in Melbourne to be held towards end of June. Sharp rise in prices at Brisbane sale. Firm close of the London salc?. At the Brisbane sales held last week no less than 47,000 bales were catalogued. We offered a magnificent selection of both greasy and scoured wools and under brisk and general competition effected an almost total clearance at prices which ranged from .2. to 10 per cent. above March rates. The average advance on good fleece and pieces seems to be about ld per lb. Dalgety's topped the market for greasy at 15d per lb, whilst scoureds made to' 26fd per lb. We sold 17,230 bales of wool in Brisbane last week for an average of £61 13s 4d per bale.
HIDE MARKET May 20. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 29 May 1914
HIDE MARKET May 20. Dalgety and Company, Ltd., report: Victorian light-weights ... 7..1 to 8-:1 do. medium-weights ... 73d to 81d do. kip weights ...... 8d to 81d :.do. dry condition ...8-3 to lod do. heavy hides (picked) 9d to 1Od do. do. do. (stout) - 8d to 83-d do. do. (sheety) ... 7fd to 8-d Sdo. bull hides .. ... 6d to 6f1 do. damaged hides and kips ...... .. 6-d to 7!d Light Heavy _ Calfskine .... 10,d to lid 71d to 8¼d do. meaty 7jd to 8d 6d to 6¼d do cnt ... 7 d to 8d 5id to 6d
SHEEPSKINS May 20. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 29 May 1914
SHEEPSKINS May 20. Dalgety and Company, Ltd, report: Each. Each. Green skins Town. Country. Early shorn .,, 7/ to 9/ 6/to 7/6 .Late do. ... 5/to 6' 4/6 to 5/6 Lambs ... 8/to G/ 6/ to 51 Dry skins, at per lb. Super. Average. :Merino Well-grown 7.I to Sh1 7l.d to 7,d Do., short 5!,d to 7;d 51d to 7d Croesbred Pelts, well grown 8}d to 8 d 7 l to 8+d Do., short 64d to 8 (ij6d to 78d Hoggets ... 8rl to S~d .7;d to Sd Limb pelts 7jd to 8+d 71d to 7 d
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 29 May 1914
IN MEMORIAM LAWLESS-In memory of our late beloved &nbsp; husband and father, John Lawless. Died 7th May, 1912. Oh, husband dear, I feel thy loss, I miss thy dear face so : Deep in my heart I mourn for thee, More than my tears can show. Through days and nights he bore his pain, To wait for cure was all in vain; But God alone, who loved him best, Did ease his pain and gave him rest, Worthy of true respect was he, Of those he left behind; A better friend in need never lived, More true, upright, honest and kind. All those who have a father Love him while you may; He will not always linger, Too soon he'll pass away. -Inserted by his wife and family,
RAILWAY TIME TABLE TRAINS DEPART FOR MELBOURNE DAILY: [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
RAILWAY TIME TABLE TRAINS DEPART FOR MEL BOURNE DAILY: Sale, 7.40 a.m. Arrive at Flinders street 1.30 p.m. Bairnsdale, 2.15 p.m. Sale, 4.33 'p.m. Arrive at Flinders street at 10.25 p.m. MONDAYS: Bairnsdale (via Maifra), 5.40 a.m. Arrive at Fdndera-street 1.30 p.m. THURSDAYS and SATURDAYS: Bairnsdale, 5.40 a.m. Arrive at Flinders street 1.30 p.m. TRAINS LEAVE MELBOURNE DAILY: Flinders street 7.52 a.m. Arrive at Sale 1.26 p.m., Bairnsdale 3.25 p.m. Flinders street 4.30 p.m. Arrive at Sale 10.20 p.m. MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS and SATURDAYS: Flinders street, 4.30 p.m. Arrive Bairnsdale 12.25 a.m.
GENOA—CANN TELEPHONE [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
GENOA-CANN TELEPHONE In reference to the above we have been shown a private letter from Mr. Bennett, M.P., dated 28th May, to the following effect; I am in receipt of a letter from the Deputy Postmaster General Department, giving report on the telephone line fronm Genoa to Caun River. The total e'ti mated cost is set down at £457 3s 5,1. The annual revenue is e-timated at £34 19s,_4nd an annual drficit is set at j8 $s 2d. Th!ey ask the re-idents to pro vide £?0 value of work, cash or mater ial. To me this Is unsatdsfactory, and I have taken the liberty to again refer the matter to the Depart ment for consider ation tomorrow. I maintain that the line is a national line of communication, an4 qot a 190Rc1 one, sn4 tllerefore the annual loss of £8 is justified and that the small deficit will be only for a year or so.
THE TIDES High water at Marlo and Conran. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
THE. TIDES High water at Marlo and Conran. Friday, June 5, 4.21 a.m. 4 50 p.m Satrdgay, , 6, .23 ,, .0 , Sunday, , 7, 6.42 ,, 7.25 ,, Monday, ,, 8, 8.7 ,, 8.48 ,, Tuesday, ,, 9, 9.24 ,, 9.57 ,, Wednesday,, 10, 10.27 ,, 10.54 ,, Thursday .,, 11, 11.18 ,, 11.41,, Friday, ,, 12, - ,, 12.2 , Saturday, ,, 14, 1.22 ,, 12 40 ,, Sunday, ,, 14, 12 58 ,, 1.15 Monday, ,, 15, 1.32 ,, 1.48 ,, Tuesday, ,, 16, 2.4 ,, 2.19 ,, Wednesday, 17, 2.86 ,, 2 52 ,, Thursday, ,, 18, 5.10 ,, 3.28 ,, These tlrts may vary according to weather conditions, westerly winds causing the tides to hold up later.
SHEEP AND FAT LAMBS. STIMULATING INTEREST, VARIOUS FODDER CROPS. No. II. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
SHEEP AND FAT LAMBS. STIMULATING INTEREST, VARIOUS FODDER CROPS. No. 11, The crops in the public attention at present were peas, rape, mustard, Ita lian rye grass, and vetches. Peas were not ascendant. If they tried the others in the normal seas o, they would very likely find that peas did not work out the most profitable. They should get this crop right round the farm in a cycle of a few years. Under similar condi tions, in a season when the weather broke at the end of March or the begin ning of April, they would find that rape with a little mustard seed mixed, or bar ley, would produce more feed than peas. The average carrying capacity fr the last three years, of 2-acre blocks of land, ploughed up and sown to Italian rye grass at Aldinga, had been 10.6 sheep for five months. Of course, if the sheep had been put in for live months contin uosly the land would not have carr;ed that number. A large number had been put in for a short period, and when they had eaten the feed down they w...
RAINFALL. Recorded at Orbost. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
RAINFALL. Recorded at Orbost. 1911 1912 1913 1914 in. in. in. in.. January... 7.82 0.62 0o38 1.b7 February 3 90 1.53 0.51 0 00 March ... 7.06 1.10 9.13 0.61 April ... 0.70 2.51 1.09 2 08 May ... 3.86 3.67 4.68 4.11 Juno ... 5.50 1.85 4 99 - July ,,. 3.21 4.31 0 97 - August ... 1.136 1.13 1.82 - September 4.05 1.83 3:32 - October ... 1.10 1.35 4.00 - November 1,22 2.52 1.87 - December 3.50 1.99 0.15 - Total 48 17 24.17 82.41 -I --
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
S'DO - OU KNOW THIS P" Our representative, Mr Beck, will visit your district, and bring with him Samples of all that is Newest and Best in MEN'S and BOYS' CLOTHING and LADIES' TAILOR-MADE COSTUMES. Ho will be pleased to pay you a visit in your own homo if you will drop him a line, 0.o. HARRIS' CLUB HOTEL, ORBOST. LINCOLN, STUART & CO., PTY., LTD., FLINDERS ST., MELBOURNE. "The House for High Value." HUGH WILLIAMS EGS to announce that he has taken over the Undertaking Business formerly carried on by Mr James Pleydell and is prepared to conduct Funerals in any part - of the district at reasonable rates. All conveniences supplied on application. Inquiries may be made at Messrs Drever mann and Co.'s, Ironmongers, T. J. McCOY, Undertaker, Wolseley Street, Orbost. Funerals Conducted in all parts of the district. -- Plain, Trimmed and .Polished Coffins. FIRS1.CLASS BEABSE AND PLUMES Charges Moderate. T J. McCOY, who has 38 years' experi ence, knows what you require. G. H. VICKERS, ...
WORKER'S COMPENSATION ACT, 1914 [VICTORIA] [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
WORKER'S COMPENSATION ACT, 1914 [VICTORIA] By the provisions of this Act, liabi lity of a very serious nature is imposed on all employers of labour-whether it be domestic, clerical or manual. Hitherto an employee has had certain rights of recovery of damages in respect of injuries received in his employer's service, through defective plant or through negligence of the employer or of persons in his service. Now, how ever, no care on the employer's part will be of avail, as the Bill provides that the employer will be responsible for all and every accident sustained by his em ployees during the course of their em ployment. YOUR LIABILITY. 1. COMPENSATION. The Oompensation payable is:-. AIcIDENT. SECTION, (a), In case of death-A sum rqual to" three years' wages of the deceased or the sum of £200, whichever is greater, but'not ex ceeding £500 in all. (b). Where death does, not result from the injury-Half wages, not exceeding £1 10s per week until recovery, or until the sum of £500 has be...
DIPHTHERIA. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
DIPHTHERIA. In spite of all propaqtings ta.ke by the local health ;flicer the diphtheria epidemic seems to have got a footing in Orbost, and it will probably be some time before the district is rid, of it. Fortunately the disease appears to be in a mild form, and ii dealt with promptly there is not much danger. During the last four months there were ab ,ut 30 pases, and only one death occurred. New cases are being reported every othbr day or so, but all the patients are doing well. There were two cases in the past weplc, one a doubtful one. As already reported, the Orbost schol has been plosed temporarily. Sw:,bs from the throats of the !,qpl a"ending hb High er Elementary classes have been sent to I b urne, for examination, with a view to detecting the presence of any ger.ns ith moght crry the i;.feotir:n $o tool will be re op-r?ed oi, Tl'-de.y, s:m whes will be takiu fr o.i in if:nt class. es on Thursday afternoon. The sam.. proceas will b.' go?n thrr.ngh later with the nth C ..sP...