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POLITICAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
POLITICAL MEETING. On Wednesday evening, Mr. T. P. Holloway, organiser for the Australian Workers' Union, delivered an address in the Mechanics' Hall on current politics the case being, of course, represent ed from the Labor point of view. The chair was taken by Mr. Hambrook, and the attendance was only moderate. At the outset, the speaker invited those in the audience to interject as much as they liked, and the invitation was taken too literally, as at one time the procee l ings were hung up by volleys of inter jections, some of w::'cl took the form of questions to which answers were de manded " right off the reel." On the lecturer expressing indignation he was reminded that he had asked for interjections, and eventually the disaffect ed ones left the hall, and there was a calm after the storm which enabled the speaker to proceed with his address with-,ut further trouble. He claimed that the Labor Party were the only true Liberals, as the meaning of the word liberal was progressive...
MAJESTIC PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
MA ESTIC PICTqRE. The .Mchiics' tall was again wel1 filled on riday and Satqrday last'when the Majestio 1ictgres presented thejf w, elly oetertalentet.. The pictgres screened wpre all of the best, the prino?i pal picture being one dealing with the last war, entitled, " The Secret of Adri anople,,' and scenic effects and acting were all that could be desired. The comic oictures were also well rece led, STheiprogrg m f or to-nibht ?t! ti4o~o row night is even atranger, than .laet week's.;..and the company will present "Nick: Winter and the Kid-nappers," S?"?t detectivo drama 6f the lnder, wortl in 4merida. 7his picture wjill t screened ih:natuiral colors,ifor:r hih thid manager (Mr. Les. Hogg), has'secnrkd the exclusive rights. There will'.b 0d aqraioe in prjces. _eserve4 sedass a "now Ie hboo~ec4 qt the " ngwy I iive Mail " office, Miss Primanprude lisped to her lodger: "Mister Barker I I'm sorry to say ,lfss Goltooth complains of your cough. I'm afraid she will leave me to-day. She ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
The Orhost shire council meets to-day. Applications for the positions of Engin eer and P.ound keeper will be dealt with and tenders received for the erection of a bridge at Bendoc. We have to draw attention to the ad vertisement of the Country Roads Board in reference to tenders for bridges over the Cann River. Tenders close on the 15th inst., and must be sent to the Country Roads Board Office, Titles Office, Melbourne. The report of the Government Direct or of Geological Survey on recent mining developmen's at Croajiulgolo,,g, which will be found on the four:h page of this issue, contains some interesting inform ation. In regard to the molybdenite lodes at Wangrabelle it is worthy of note that this mineral is becoming very valu able, the price having been raised from £90 per ton in 1909, to £560 per ton in April last. From 1909 to 1911 the principal buyers were Americans, but since then the French buyers have been mostly operating. Molybdenum has been used for dyeing and pigmentati...
RECENT MINING IN CROAJINGOLONG. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
SRECENT MINING IN i CROAJINGOLONG. I-4 By H. Herman, Director of Geological Survey, Immediately prior to and during Eas tr I inspected some of the more recent developments in mining east of the Bemm River. I first visited the Hard to-Seek goldfield, situated ybout three miles east south easterly from Wingan River crossing of the Orbost to Genoa main road. Here two quartz reefs (Brown's and Duffy's), in granite, have been prospected since the beginning of the year. The workings are on a ridge, rising in one part to a height of about 1,200 ft. above sea level. Brown's Reef (James Brown) is quartz with hematite, strikes N. 75 degrees E. dips 80 degrees to the northward, and has been sunk on nearly 20 ft. deep. The lode is 6 to 9in. thick near the surface, and about 12in. in the bottom, for the full 8ft. length of the shaft. Numerous red and brown clay veins cut through it. The walls are decomposed coarse grained graninite. Three tons of picked stuff carted to and crushed at Yambulla, N...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
PLOUGHS. We cani supply any make or style of plough. HILLSIDE Reversible, DISC or MOULDBOARD, Single or Double Furrow. SPECIAL SCOTCH CLIPPER The plough that has established a sound reputation in this district, and will uphold it. Constructed of the very best material throughout. A full stock of parts always on hand. HARROWS. We Stock Driven-tine DRAG HARROWS, and can supply in all weights and sizes; also DISC HARROWS, any size. Inspection.cordially invited. H. JAMES & CO. Maize Products Ppty., Ltd. Works : Footscray. CASH buyers of MAIZE on contract system at a flat rate. Contracc form to be seen at the office of Mr R. J. Mosley solicitor, Orbost, WE ARE NOW OPENING A LARGE AND SPECIALLY SELECTED STOCK OF Drapery, Millinery, Manchester, Haberdashery, Mercery and Wearing Apparel Of Every Description for Autumn and Winter. DON'T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY OF .PURCHASING THE LATEST. A Large Consignment of the Latest Styles in Foot wear has just arrived, and is now opening. A NEW LOT...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
THE Rev. J. HOSKING Minister of the CONGREGATIONAL MISSION CHURCH, Fitzroy, Melbourne. Sends his opinion of CLEM NT$ TO~i. " I, was recommended to try Clements Tonic. I was completely run down,. sfgured from nervous prostratton, with insgmr!iq and severe headaches. I had spent much money on mpedicines to no purpose. " One bottle put me Fight and was worth its weight in gold. "I recommend this medi cine strongly. JOHN HOSKING.z" The Rev, J. H..O KIN., D.D., is known as an earnest church Vor?er, anl his testimony to CLEMENTSTONIC was sent for the good it might do, This medicine is certain in its cffects on run down o, irritated nerves, and quickly relieves Bil ousnes?s, Wa'ca'is, Loss of .leep, Pcor Appetite, Con.tipation and Ind;gestion. ALL CHEMISTS anal STORES SELL IT, - ____ You 1regte the he soothing, germ-killin is ,d i c in e from the Pep's iablets straight into the bronchial tu end lungs. Peps arethus the saf,?t and only effective remedy for throat and .? c irpibls. Peps conta...
WOOL. May 27. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
WOOL M-ay 27. Dalgety and Company, Ltd., rep.ort: The date of the next wool sale in this centre has not yet been definitely fixed, but a sale will be held either towards hbe end of June or early in July. Over 20,000 bales were submitted in Sydney last week, and the advanc, d rates es tablished in London and Brisbane were fully coufirmed as regards all good w, ols, bun earthy, burry, and otherwise faulty wools sold with some irregularity. Sinee the commenopment of the statisti pal wool year on 1st July no less than 1,618,513 bales have been sold in Aus tralia. Cable advices to hand from manufacturing centres report a steady and firm market, with ram's wool still relatively dearer than tcps; yarns1 etq,
SHEEPSKINS May 27. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
SHEEPSKINS May 27. Dalgety and Company, Ltd, report: Each. Each. Green skins Town. Country. Early shorn .., 7/ to 9/ 6/ to 7/6 Late do, ... 5/ to 6O 4/6 to 5/6 Lambs ... 8/ to 6/ 3/ to 5/6 Dry skins, at per lb. Super. Average. Merino- Well-grown 8 d to 9d 8d to 8ýd Do., short 6 d to 84d 6jd to 7gd Crossbred Pelts, well. grown 8jd to 01l 8il to 8?d Do., short 74d to 81 7--d to 8}d Hoggets ... 8,1 to 8 d 7-d to 81d Lamb pelts 71d to 81d 7jd to 7-sd
THE MARKETS. ORBOST CATTLE MARKET Saturday, May 30, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
THE MARKETS. ORBOST CATTLE MARKET Saturday, May 30, 1914. Messrs J. W. Bird and Co. report: Cattle=--A good yarding, and for all forward conditioned stock there was a keen demand. Fats were hardly up to late high rates. We sold fat heifers £8 58,'£7 10s, £7 5s, £6 10s; forward cows, £5 7s; strong stores, £4 7s; others, £3 5e ; cows and calves, £5 6s, £5 ; young bullocks, £6 11s; 2--year old steers good quality to £5 9s; 30 Jersey heifers, backward springers, £3 19. to £4 15s; Jersey heifers, £2 15: to £3 12s. Pigs-A good demand for all classes. We sold 11 porkers and light baconers, £2 14s ; medium stores, £2 5s 6d. Messrs A. Macarthur and Co. report: -We had a good yarding of stock Ihere was a large attendance of buyers, who competed keenly for all classes of stock. We sold: Fat cows £7-11s, £7 7s 6d, 2 aged at £6 5s; others £4 16s; store heifers, 3 years-old, to £3 15s; do, poor, £3 Is; 4 nice baldies, 2 years old, at £3 4s; yearlings, £2 7s, £2 3s; springers, £6. Pigs-Late prices...
BAIRNSDALE STOCK MARKET. May 30. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
BAIRNSDALE STOCK MARKET. May 30. Messrs A Macarthur and Co. report: -Fat cattle-Fair yarding, buyers keen and prices equal to late high rates. We sold J.- Alexander's cows and heifers £8 19s, £9 is, £9 lls, £9 12s, £10 and £10 13s; Rosehill cows, £7 13s, £8, £8 12s and £9 17s; H, Dreier's cows, £6 2s, £6 4s and £7 12s and other odd beasts. Store cattle Small yarding, prices good; inquiries for milch cows, and we could place a good number of this class. Pigs-95 penned; buyers very keen and prices the high,+st for the season. Baconers made to £4 12s; lighter to £3 10s; porkers to £2 5s; large stores in for ward c dition to £1. Sheep-Good demaud for all classes. We sold 60 fat lamtbs at 16s lid, and during the week 20 fat lambs; also 12 good working bul licks at a good price. "x
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
(By "Ambrosine.") The sports' coat seems quite likely, for a short time at least, to oust the ubiquitous fur and plush coats and stoles. These coats are made of thick but'very light-weight blanket cloths in some beautiful and striking colorings. The most vivid tones are used without restraint, and the coats are cut dn very full and generous-lines. That they are exceedingly comfortable and warm goes without saying, and, just now, they have a cachet of smartness which ex ceeds even the most costly furs. Tie length of the new coat is not much below the knee, and they are made in Magyar or Raglan shape at the top, and gathered in closely to the tails. Great patch pockets and very wide revers and collar are other features, and generally they are trimmed solely with facings of a darker or hlghter shade of the same material. One of the fashions which was al ways pretty was that of the hat with a transparent crown. In those days the hat in question was composed en tirely of drawn black or w...
THE ORCHARD. HOW TO SAVE TREES. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
HOW TO SAVE TREES. In every apple orchard of mature trees are individual trees which are in imminent danger of splitting apart owing to a mechanically weak forma tion at union of trunk and body limbs. Many such trees have been suoed and others are fininng their way - the wood-pile. By a proper system ol trussing between opposing body in ,mhs this danger is entirely obviated and the tree nmade stronger than ethers not trussed thoughl normally formed. A seam, if not already a fissure, ex tending downward from top of trunk, indicates the weak tree which if a: tended to promptly wili be saved _roen disaster and an untimely end. Again, many trees contain bird holes or openings into body limbs or trunkl as a result either of careless or ignor ant pruning, failure to treat the larger wounds with paint. or feom mechanis cal injuries "as by storms or by waaggon or implement. All such openiugs aire a menace to the tree and endanger its usefulness and longevity. -Here is where a system ,.f tre...
HIDE MARKET May 27. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
HIDE MARKET May 27. Dalgety and Company, Ltd., report: Victorian light-weights ... 7jd to 83-, do. medium.weights ... 7Nd to 8Rd do. kip weights ...... 8d to 8fd do, dry condition ...84d to lOd do. heavy hides (picked) 9d to lOd do. do. do. (stout) 8-d to 8jd do. do. (sheety) ... 71d to 8-d do. bull hides .... 6d to 6.d do. damaged bides and kips ... ... 6d to 7fd Light Heavy Calfskins ... 10;d to 11d 79d to 84d do. meaty 7jd to 8d 6d to 64d do. cut ... 74d to 84d bid to 6d
FURRED SKINS May 27. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
FURRED SKINS May 27, Dalgety and Company, Ltd, report: Vic. Brush Kangaroo 2/ to 2/6 lb Rabbits, Victorian, headless per lb. Best li... ... d to 121d Mixed ... ... 9d to 10d Does and balfgrown 5-d to 6jd Kittens ... ... 5. d to 61d Fox skins Winter firsts 90/ to 108/ per doz ,, seconds 60/- to 80/- ,, ~ thirds 36/- to 50/- ,, Wallaby, tanners' 2/4 to 2/6 per lb Do. thin fur 2/8 to 3/3 ,, )o. good fur 3/6 to 4 ,,
THE PROPERTIES OF HEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
THE PROPERTIES OF HEAT. School Inspector (to sharp boy): "What are the properties of heat?" Boy: "The chief property is that it expands bodies, while cold contracts them." "Very good; give me an example." "In summer, when it Is hot; the day is long; in winter, when it is cold, the day is short." Exit Inspector, lost in amazement that so familiar an instance should have solong escaped his .own observa tion.,
WIT AND HUMOUR. THE PUZZLED PARENT. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 5 June 1914
WIT AND HUMOUR. THE PUZZLED PARENT. Parents are frequently much exercis ed in the endeavor to answer-their chil dren's questions. Occasionally they wriggle out of the difficulty as did Paterfamilias in the following story / "Father," said a boy, looking up from a book-"what is pride?" "Pride !" returned the father. "Pride Why-a--eh, surely you know what pride is? A sort of being stock up-a kind of-well, proud you know. Just get the dictionary - that's the thing to itTi you exaotly what it is. There's nothing like a dictionary, Johnny !" "Here it is," said the lad, after an exhausting search. " 'Pride -being proud.' " "'Um-yes, that's it," replied the father. "But--" "Well, look at 'proud'! That's the way--you'vo got to hunt these things out, my boy." "I've got it,". answered Johnny "Pre-pri-pro--why- " "What does it say?" " 'Proud-having pride.' " "That's it! There you are, as clear as day ! I tell you, Johnny, there is nothing like a good dictionary when you are young. - Take care ...