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DUNOLLY. COUNTY COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 2 March 1914
DUNOLLY. COUNTY COURT. Only one case was listed for hearing at the Dunolly County Court last Fri day, namely, Bhulla Ram v. Rahiim Bukhsh and others, in which £10R 13s 41 was claimed for money lent and work and labor done. The parties came to a settlement prior to the hear ing, by which the plain?if', in conaidera. tion of £40, released defendants from all claims and agreed to the case being dismissed without costs. J udge WVin nneke presided, and ,atre I ,p a ver dict in accordance with the settlement arrived at. Mr E. S lferring appeared for the plaintiff and MIr (. A. M. Moss for the defendants.
SPORTING NEWS. V.R.C. RACES. AUSTRALIAN CUP WON BY WALLALO. MELBOURNE, TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 March 1914
SPORTING NEWS. -4-- V.R.C. RACES. S AUSTRALTAN CUP WON BY WALLALO. MELBOURNE, TUESDY. The V.R.C. races were continued to-day in fine, cool weather. Re sueiits .: u -HOPEFUL STAKES. Rantyga (Kelly) . .. -1I Wormwood (Smart) .. 2. SVan Biene (Bloomfield) .. 3 ; Bettidg:. 2.to 1 agst. Kirtle, 14 to 1 agst. Rantyga, Won by a head, Time, 1: min. 24 see. S"ASCOT VALE STAKE. Woorak (Wood) .. .. 1 Andesine (Connell) .. .. 2 Traquette (Lambert) .. 3 Betting: 13 to 8 on Woorak. Won -by six lengths. Time, 1 min. 4j sec.-a record for the race. S;AUSTRALIAN CUP. SWallalo (Gray) .. . 1 Uki-(J. Lane) .. . 2 Calamus (Ringe-) . .. 3 Betting: 7 to 2 agst. Belove, 4 to 1 Wallalo, 7 to 1 Audacity, 10 to 1 St. Vano, 12 to 1 Lord Alwyne. Obi caused some trouble at the star.t with Wallalo, who clung to the rails. Parisian was 'first away, but gaver place to Prizefighter, who led Uki, Obi and Calamus past the abba toirs. :Uki then cleared out and led intothe straight by six lengths from Prizefighter, Gladw...
BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 March 1914
BOROUGH COUNCIL. Subsequentiy, the monthly meeting of the Eorough Council was held. Present-The MFayor (Cr J. Landri gan), and the same representatives. CORRESPONDENCE. From Under-Treasurer, forwarding account for £50, the borough's propor. tion of the municipal endowment. From Frederick Dunn, publi' analyst, intimating that he had nol received samples of food for analysis for the quarter ending December 31, 1913. The Town Clerk intimated that Mr' Dunn was not, as he claimed, public analyst to the borough of Carisbrook, and he had been informed to this effect s.x months ago. The Chairman: He won't take the " sack." From department of Public Works (through the Hon. A. R Outtrim, M.P.), intimating that the borough had been granted £40 19s 8d (re-vote) for main roads maintenance, and an ad ditional £50 fbr the same purpose, the coucil to expend a similar amoant. Cr. Stewart expressed, the hope tbai the council would be able to find the equivalent amountu requir,.d. From Mr Chae. Buckna...
GROWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 March 1914
UROWLS. (BY "THE GRUMBLER.") From time to time I have occasion to draw attention to the demands of various bodies of men for increased pay or conditions of work. The tansk is not a pleasant one for me, or anyone who writes in a similar manner. But the stern fact is ever facing me that it is my duty, when I see demands being made that I deem to be impracticable, to draw attention to them. I know hard things are said of me in couse quence, but this does not deter me. " Joy was duty, and duty was law," as we read in Maud Muller. All my life has been a series of hard knocks, and a few more or less do not affect me especially when I believe I am on the right wicket. (This has no reference to a recent event in Prince's Park.) No matter what demands are made for increases in wages or salaries, the writer or speaker who has the courage to oppose the demands is immediately branded as an enemy of the working man. Is this just or equitable? Is there to be no opp6sition to the ever increasing a...
NAVAL ESTIMATES. LONDON, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 March 1914
NAVAL FSTOlM TES the supplementary mns utiatis 0amountin i , to .e-o 1, ' -000, , r,' House ox Co.nmo-s a o-dav,. In asking that Uhib ', adopted by the Hou. th? . Said it was a serios e ovnt 4 avoidable. The coi o, inc.'e , n ,h . , ,, -: of oil fuel amounted to £500,000. There was now enough oil to last for three years if peace continued, and for ?one year should- war take place. The acceleration of the con struction ofU certain battleehips to covsr the dellav in building the Canadian Vessels had accounted for £450,000, and quicker work by con tractors absorbed £1,000,000.
CARISBROOK BOROUGH. WATERWORKS TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 March 1914
CBARISBROOK BOROUGTH. WATERWORKS TRUST. The monthly meeting of the Caris brook Waterworiks Trust was held on Monday evening. Present--the Chair man (Com. J. Landrigan), and Coms. C. Bucknall, W. Durbridge, W. Wil. liams, A. H. Dowie, and A. G. Stewart. Apologies for absence were received from Corns. Hinks and Ingram. CORRESPONDENCE. From Shire of Talbot, stating that there was an agreement with the Mary borough Trust to let a compensation supply of one sluice head of water down M'Callum's Creek from the Evansford reservoir from November to April each year. The Maryborougi Trust had been written to, as~king that water be let down at once. The Chairman considered they should do their best to assist the Talbot shire in this matter. Water- was an absolute necessity, and apart from this, the lack of it caused trouble between land owners on the creek. There was a Government in power who had as a leading plank water supply, and it was a disgrace that Cariabrook could not, through the tacti...
JOHNNY TAKES A NEW INTEREST IN SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 March 1914
JOHNNY T'AKES A NEW INTER EST IN SCHOOL. You know it was the hardest kind of work to keep Johnny in school last spring. He was in the seventh grade and, like Tommy Smith, Charlie Brown and the rest of the gang, he had learned all that he needed to know, and didn't propose to waste his time with grammar, arithmetic and such. One day he played hooky. What do you suppose caused it? He followed an old turkey hen to the thicket down by the stackyard, where she had hidden away her nest. The last weeks of school it was pun ishment for that lad to go. On Satur days he was the happiest youngster 0ou ever saw. The last day was the ,ap piest, day of the school year, simply because it was the last. During the summer we read in thle paper of an order sent out by t e county superintendent, to the effect that agriculture should be taught in all the schools the ensuing year. S.L:ool opened with a new teacher, one gena inely interested in boys, one that i,,ew luite a good deal of the elem,:tary fact...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 March 1914
J S. ROBERTSON'S SSENSATIONAL SALE IS N OW BEIaNG HELD., GI.:'REAT preparations have been made to make this the most successful effort . yet attempted at Clearing Out Stocks of all kinds. Each department has its quota of what we term SENSATIONBAL BARGAINS. MILLIN E Y, AT MARVELLOUSLY REDUCED PRIOES. S- CC$i. ial~ COSTUE~S, AT SENSATIONAL REDUCTIONS. DRESS GOODS BEING CLEARED AT ABOUT HALF-PRICE. -:/LINEN AND COTTON GOODS, AT SENSATIONAL REDUCTIONS. S. IN THE CLOTHING & MERCERY SRORE THE BARGAINS .re Very Interesting. .MEN'S, YOUTHS', anud BOYS' SUITS, at Reduced Prices. HATS, SHIRTS, SCARFS, BRACES, etc,, at Gift Prices. ., .:• ?: Shop early in the day, thus avoid the inevitable crash ?sual during the afternoon. Iksigns of xceinc As ---w Wo- - Comprisin a Charrnini array of all that is auhli. u~iul and Artistic in Bangles Cf ii'st rdavored Styles ....z:1 ? ?;?2? ?-' .a ,o, TI:e i:rncre-? ,,Sas arc such as alow' scpn for nl ta ,te:s, and the qualities such as ll s a_ t;e best...
POULTRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 March 1914
POULTRY NOTES. It is surprising more poultry-keepers do not keep a we!l-filled dust bath, which is the best of all cures against insect troubles. It is little trouble or expense. Dry earth or road dust, to a depth of 9in. to 12in., in a deep box, kept in a dry, sheltered position, is all that is required. A little pow dered sulphur should be added occas sionally, whilst carbolio powder is very useful in bad cases. Some hens are so infested with insect life, through neglect of the dust bath, that it is sometimes necessary to dip them bodily in a bath made of a decootion of quassa chips and tobacco water, afterwards placing in a warm coop to dry. Such insect troubles are generally confined to fowls which cannot have their liberty and are kept in too olose quarters, as poultry running on fields will-find their dust bath under hedges and otherf piaces. Prevention is better than cure, and whether young or old, fowls kent in confinement must have a dust bath, or parasites will rapidly bre...
CASHIER'S LAPSE. CORA MINNETT'S CAREER. LONDON, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 March 1914
CASHIER'S LAPSE. CORA MINNETT'S CAREER. . LONDON, MOoNDAYi' The action in which the Commer cial Bank of Australia Ltd. is suing Cora Minnett, alias Pellew Hawker, and Herbert Cowell, two Australians, for the recovery of certain:. moneys in connection with the defalcations o Waltier Robson, a former cashier in O the ba n, was resumed to-day. Robson, who is serving a sentence or 1 5i months' imprisonment, was Looht o court to-day to give evi dence for the plaintiffs. He said that he sent Minnett £2300 for.the promotion of the Anglo-Australasian Dieveloop nt Company. He:- also lentt her £500 to enable her toiwrite a piy". Minustt knew that the, moneyv had been stolen. The deiendant Minnett tes6ified that she was born in New' South ales ia 1839. Her father's name v:..s Jonae. She went on the stage: as Cor: Miinnett Vane, and wrote rarticles for newspapers and peri6di cals under that name. Witness added tha he married a man nam?ed Braggairt. L::ter she returned to -th s:i*g3 and toured A...
HARDIER INSECT PESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 March 1914
HARDIER INSECT PESTS. Something of a sensation has been produced among Califolrnian fruitgrow ers by the suggestion of the Principal of Entomology of the Washington State College, that possibly under continued spraying with, inseoticides, hardier strains of insect pests are being pro duced, which are better able to with _.and the effects of the poisons. "In oiher words," said Professor Melander, in his address, "it is possible, from a biological standpoint, that we are breeding the resistant insects. If there is such a thing as this, it is a big, big thing in the fruit world. A few years ago, we were cocksure that sulphur-lime would kill red spider eggs, would kill eggs of the green aphis, and yet I have examined I don't know how many millions of red-spider eggs this year, and failed to find them dead after being sprayed with sulphur lime. The s.me can be said of the green aphis, in a good many localities. Whether it is a biological fact that soale and other insects are becomng resi...
MISSIONARY'S ARREST. CASE OF MR BOWSKILL LONDON, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 March 1914
..IJSiONARY'S ARRES'. C).SE OF MR BO(VSKILL LONDON, Mon?aY. In the House of Commons to-day Mr F. D. Acland, Under-Secretary of State ior Foreign Affairs, stated that the British consul at Boma had been insutructed to proceed at once to-San Salw:ior to inquire into the arrest of the Rev. J. S. Bow?skill, an Eng li·h B)ptist missionary.. Mr Bow skill -as arrested a week ago by the Portuguese authorities on a charge of being connoected with the recruit ing of native labor for the cocoa piatations in the islands of San Thome cnd Principe. Mr Aclanid adde, that the Portuguese Gobvern :-=t as doing its utmost to facili tta the inquiry.
GERMINATION OF POLLEN. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 March 1914
GERMINAT~llIO OF POft~LLE. Temperatnures a littleo be]lo fre-ezing point have been found not, to be in. jurious to the pollen of apple, pc:r: and plum., though in the cte of the cherry and the peach, about one li'I of the pollen ifailed to gorminate after exposure to light frost.. The pistils of :pple, pear, plum and cherry prove more susoeptible to low temperanture tbn does the Pollen; so that, a severe frost will kill the pistil, while it may not iniljure thile .pollen to any degree. It is ofteon thought that .he juice of the stigma, becomes diluted and wash ed off during iheavy andc prolonged rains. Observat ions appear to shw howevner, hatc.t t:e tiigm is not serious iy iju1red by rain, though prolongead ra i preveats tihe proper dispersion of pollen cdaring the period of rec5ptivity of the sttigma, which l?s o'nly for a few days. Comparilg !iollen of apple from" a long negleted orchard wi.h one we-!! cultivated, it was fouind tiha ithe ollen of the former laced pIlumpanens, reg...
SPRAYING POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 March 1914
SPRAYING POTATOES. The attention of potato growers is drawn to the importance of spraying the crops with~ Bordeaux mixture as a protection against potato disease. In wet seasons, spraying is of great value, while even in dry seasons, althoigh no disease may be apparent, the treatment is found to be beneficial, producing a longer period of growth and an in oreased yield. The crop should, be sprayed twice, and the first spraying should take place as soon as there is a good development of haulm, About three weeks later, the treatment should be repeated., The ordinary Bordeaux mixture, which has proved to be ve1ry effeetive, is made as follows :--Sulphate of copper, or "bluestone," 121b; quick lime, 61b; water 1001b. In purohiasing the sulphate of 'cop per, it is necessary to get the material with 98 per cent. purity and.to have a;guarantee to that effect. Substances offered merely as "agriculturml ulpha$ d ~ilja~ JB~~i PCL
REUTER'S CABLES. NEW YORK STORM-SWEPT NINE LIVES LOST. NEW YORK, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 4 March 1914
NEWV YO 13 TODYSWIP i NINE ILVJ> LOST, 'IEW YuRK U' MON0AY. h terrific ,Iuowetor'n 15 1, beLn ex perienced throughouit the Ea-stern ,3tates. In consequnce many railroads are idle, al sraet tr.ff)icL is seriously impeded, 'nd New 'ori i· threatened with a milk famiue os the farm-pro duce trpainu cnnot reach the city, Tle Noew Jerseoy citiej of Trenton sad H*obokren are in darkness at night owing to the brieaking of the electric power lines. Philadelphia is suffering severoely from a fierce blizzard, The wireless system has been dis located and no communication can ehe eld with sie.mrs off the coast. Sevsral chooners have gone ashore end one sailor was drowned. In addition Ihe storvm wae responsible for eight other ftalitiee. bundreL i oI unemployed entered ha Fifth venue Presoyterian Church during thie evening service yesterds". They stopped the ser vice, and in rEply to the enquiries oif the pstor, their leader stated that he and his followers were hungry ?"nd cold. Thereupon the...