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THE FOOTSTEPS OF A DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 22 January 1914
THE FOOTSTEPS OF A DOG. For the information of those who art in the habit of sending a dog for their cows, I wish to report a little experi ence which I have had along this line. I tested the milk from a oow after she was brought up by a stable dog, the dog in torn being in charge of a small boy. She was considerably excited and quite warm. Her mUk tested 2.3. The next morning her test was 4.1, and a week later, when she was brought in by a man and perfectly »ol, her milk tested 6.2. Now you '■au figure out whether or not it pays to use a dog around the dairy herd. 1 should state that the pasture and feed were exacfly the same in each in stance."
Sporting News. RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 22 January 1914
Sjiurtlinj News. RIFLE SHOOTING. The local riflemen will visit Staw ell on 14th February, and members who desire to take the trip must noti fy the Secretary on or before 7th Febru ary, so that their nances njay be sub mitted to the selection committee. The following will represent Ballan in their match against "St. Kilda, to be fired on the local range on Jan. 26th, orer the 400 and 500 yards distances:— J. Andrew, S. Lay, W. Fraser, E. Coktr, L. Higgott, Jk." Shimmen, B. Shankland, J. H. Walsh, I. Myers, j A. J. Cresswell, L. Palmer, E. Palm | er, R. Lidgett, M. O'Connor, and W. Cowan. Shooting for the January sweep; stake was concluded on Saturday, whon a tricky wind puzzled shooters somewhat. Eight members took part, but none succeeded in overhaul ing the leader, A. Lay, who scored a well deserved win. W. Andrew took second money. The conditions were 8 shots and 2 optional sighters at 200 and 500 yards. Appended are the scores:— Name 200 500 Hep Total A. Lay 35 35 17 80 "W. Andre...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 22 January 1914
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PART MOURNING. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 22 January 1914
PART MOURNING. An Irishman walked into a men's furnishing goods store the other da; and said: "Oi want to get somethin' fer mournin' wear, but Oi don't exactly know what the coostom is. What do they be wearin' now for mournin?" "It depends," exclaimed the sales man, 'on how near the relative is for whom yon wish to show this mark of respect. For a very near relative you should have an all black suit. For some one not so near you may have a broad band of black on the left arm or a somewhat narrower one for some body more distant." "Och I Is that it? Well, thin, gimme a shoestring. It's we woife's mither." Little Dot (aged five): "Mamma, Dick and I got married this morning." Mamma: "You did, did you? Who performed the ceremony?" "I don't know what you're talking about." "Well, how did you pretend that yon were married?" "Oh. why, I cot my dishes ai»' the table, an' then we both sat down, an' he said there wasn't a thing fit to eat, an1 I said he was a brute, an' he went out an' slamme...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
EH££2g ■W E LL-E&lt; ift3 OW T4 TESTIFY TO . A 1 r~? —. r— r-= r\ - e-? M L^» *x « »»« Bt^lf \r n - £t_ f* : ^ I 3 %A M & li H B M y ^i 3 0 Vc> l^ss t&» ka U & fcsa L ui (3 J V^r BU a V Letter rcceivcd from Nurse Catherine Korting, 176 Davii-street, North Brunswick, 29/312, in which she claims Clements Tonic restortd her daughter to health. Read each word : JJ-EMEMTS TOWIC EUTD.t " I am writing of the great good Clements Tonic Jul my daughter. Early in January last year, she was grated upon in hospital for appendicitis. She vfas c-gai weeks there, and came home very weak and ran down. I purchased several bottles of Clements Tonic to 7:ve her a course. IT soon strengthened her nerves, r-nd she was as v/e-i as I could wish her before long. It is fourteen years ago that I first used Clements Tonic, r.p.d in my profession as a nurse I have recommended that raedlche oat of number. I have seen people re stored *2 L-.±h and strength, and BLESS THE DAY THE...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
CRICKET. Tho, return matcii between Ballan and Greendale was played hero on Saturday last. The visitors batted first, and hit up 88 before the last wicket foil, Jack Whelan making tho creditable score of 44. Kelly cap tured 7 for 29 (including tho "hat trick"), tho other two wickets falling to Lowin, who had a tough contract in bowling against a strong wind. Ballan put together 123, thus win ning by 35 runs. For tho winners, Blaubaum, Lay, Mogg, and Walters caused the bowlers most trouble. Kelly, who retired hurt, also batlei] well. Jerry Wholan did the lion's sharo of the bowling. Petors, Lid gett, and Main also secured wickets. Afternoon tea was dispensed by Mrs Grantham. - Appended are the scores:— GREEXDALE. Jk. Whelan, c Hanrahan, b Kelly 4* A. Main, c Allen (sub), b Kelly... ° G. Allen, b Lewin ... ™ Jer. Whelan, b Lewin ... * V. Peters, b Kelly ... ® G. Graham, b Kelly ... 8 John O'Shen, run out ... 1 J. Lloyd, not out ... 0 j A. White, b Kelly ... 5 II. Lidgett, b Kelly ... ...
Sporting News. RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
, Sporting News. RIFLE SHOOTING. A meeting of committee of the Ballan Rille Club will bo lielil in tho Meolianics' Institute on Friday ovetiing, 6th Foil., at 8 o'clock. The local riflemen will visit Staw ell on l'itli February, and members who desire to take the trip mit.it noti fy the Secretary on. or before 7ih Febru ary, do that their names may bo sub mitted to tho selection committee. The final sweopstako will bo com peted for oil 18th and 21st Febru ary, ovor thu 200 and 300 yards dis tances. A very meritorious victory was scored by the Dalian rillemeu on Foundation Day, when they succeeded in boating a team from the St. Kilda Club, on the local range.. Tho wind was very tricky, and with one or two exceptions had the marksmen guess ing, consequently shots that on a good day -would have found the "bull," drifted into tho . outer circle. Tho conditions were seven shots ivnd two optional sighters at 300 and 500 yards ranges. For the winners, ; Cooper, Lay and E. Palmer shot well,...
Cycling and Motor Notes. AUSTRALIAN AXD ENGLISH. Dualoo Rubber Co. Ltd, Melbourne [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
Cycling and Motor Notes. AUSTRALIAN AXD KX&MSH. DuuI m lluVjar 0). I/. I , Jl_.|b'Mrrl» ltido Dunlop tyros—i.hoy are tho best. It now .looks as if a Victorian toam will again win the second progress prize of .£10 olTurod by the Dunlop Rubber Co. in coiinoction with their 100 miles Relay Team Road Test. 1'his prize is to bo awarded the lend ing team on 31st January. Up to date, ton riders of the Coburg Cycling Club, Melbourne, have established fastest time, viz., 4hrs 28inins 13 3/5 sees for the "contury," a performance that has not been hollered. So far tho fastest individual relay section of ten miles out and homo stands to the credit of C. J. Senior, of Perth, his time being 25tnins 17secs. Tho dato of closing of the competition is April 30th, whon tho following prizes will bo awarded:—G100 to tho winning team, £50 to the second, and £20 to tho third. It is anticipated that somo fast times will bo recorded by some of the New Zealand teams during tho next month or so. Tho t...
District News. MT. WALLACE. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
District News. [Fkom.Our Correspondents and Exchanges.] MT. WALLACE. Two outbreaks of tiro occurred hero lust week. The first started at a camp o£ men employed ou the Gee Jong Water Channel, on the Liudis fern Estate, behind Mr D. McDon ald's property. Fortunately the spot was bare, and the lire was subdued before reaching heavily grassed coun try. The other firo, which was more serious, started in Mr \V. Cameron's paddock, adjoining Mr Quigley's, at 13erembok&, about I o'clock on Thurs day. fanned by a strong S.K. wind, this fire passed across the properties cf Messrs Cameron, Young, McPher son and Cartwright, but was stopped by tho main' Beremboke to l'allan road, and within a few chains of Mr Cartwright's house and outbuildings. Mrs D. Voting was tho heaviest loser, having 200 acres of grass and a lot of fencing burnt, also a straw stack. Two stacks of grain were saved with difficulty after a strenuous fight, the fira reaching within a few feet of them. Tha men from Mr Mc...
IN THE WRONG PLACE [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
IN THE WllONG PLACE "Pity about Brown, isu't it? Havo you heard about it?" "No. What is itP" "Why, lie's had a quarrel with liis wife, because he's taken to wearing long hair, and they're parted." "That's a trivial matter isn't it? .She cannot enro much for him." "Ah, but she found this on his ookt."
Ballan Mechanics' Institute. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
Ballan Mechanics' Institute. Tho annual meeting of subscribers %vns huld on Tuesday night, when the following were present:—Messrs R. Shankland (president, in the chair), J. II. Walsh, A. '1'. Blake, Rov. K. J. Welch, D. It. l'Yasor, Dr Blaubauin, and J. W. Ycuables, lion. secretary. Tho balance sheet, -which was read, showed that the year commenced.with a credit balance of £U!/ll/2, and closed with a credit balance of G/S. On motion of Afossrs Shankland and Blake, the balance sheet, as read, was udopted. Tho following officers were elected for the ensuing year:— President—Mr W. E. White. "Vice-President—Mr J. II. Walsh. Hon. Treasurer—Mr T. Adams. Committee of Management—Messrs It. Shankland, D. it. Fraser, A. T. Blake, J. W. Venables, J. Gascard, Rov. E. J. Welch and DrBlaubaum. On motion of Mr Yonables and Dr Blaubaurn, a hearty vote of thanks was accorded the honorary auditors, Messrs C. I)1. Myers and A. Flack. Mr Welch moved a hearty vote of thanks to the hon. secretary, Mr J....
NEWS SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
NEWS SUMMARY. In a report received by the Chiof Sec tor of fisheries (Major Semmens) has recommended tlio extension of tho Vic torian fisheries iu several directions. It 1111* been tentatively decided by the respective Ministries to hold the forthcoming Premiers' Conference at Sydney, in tho latter part of March. Tlio rovcuuo collected at the CuBioin House cm January 23 amounted to:— llevenue, £16,2:17/12/1; State, £324 12/0; contingent, £'531/.'-//; pilotage, £187/8/2; wharfage, £1005/0/6. Since the beginning* of the grain sea son on I)eo(.'inber 16 as many us 794 bags of wheat have been load ed at various country stations.as com-, pared with l,u9i,8o'J during the corres ponding period of 1912-13. Application has been inado by several Tasinanian employers to tho High Court, for ji wnt of prohibition regard [ inn the recent aivurd of tho Federal Arbitration Court, in respect of tho plaint of tho builders' laborers. livery employer—even though it be only the employer of a domestic se...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
. L FURNESS, f'RQEON DENTIST, 322 Sturt St., BALLARAT. (Xtar Lester's Hotel). Sta consult oil at GUHNliY'S fEE PALACE on \k 3rd Saturday in Each Mouth. cash books, minute books, r^8. pen carbon books, older p_ pockot books, in fact, every I® tlic account book lino stocked r Times" oilico. J D0-'-'paper norttly headed ivt Jmcs" ollicc. This adds indi ■to the user—ivy it. i P«i, ink or paiioi' vou can bo ^ "Times" office I I When the Bride Comes to Bailarat She should call at our Studio, aiul sit for her Bridal"Portrait. There's 110 de!:iy--\\"e have every thing in readiness-Brid al veil, Bouquet, Wreath Buttonholes, etc.; four well appointed dressing rooms, electric fans in studio. We photograph in two positions, and sub mit proofs from each... We Enlarge any Old or ...Faded Photography... Send that old photo graph of Father o r Mother, and let us en large it. Satisfaction guaranteed. Siz« of Sir« of Photo Mount Prico I2\ 10 20x 16 255 15x 12 23x 17 30* Complete in newest style of mo...
One Couple, One Home [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
One Couple, One Home This is what my old school friend, i i.cont, and I-dreamed (says a writer to a London paper) whon, bcoomlng en gaged at about the samo timo, wo planned to spoiid at least the first year of our married lifo in ono houn«>— Wo should sharo expenses, and t'nuB save a littlo money. Wo could afford to have a good-sized house, in a pleasant suburb, wliilo a . i.mid smokiaf room for tho men, and a tennis court lor ourselves. Wo would always help each other in the liouso-keeping troubles bound to afflict suoli lnexiwrienced people as wo wero. , Most of all, wo .would bo' a'groat deal together. I should explain that Milliccnt's hus band was On tlio Stock Exchango, while mine was a barrister, who had just got over tho most critic.J first years and was beginning to find a small but steady practice. liut for tho co-operative housekeeping plan, each couple would have to begin, mar ried life in a very small house or Hat. What ac-iually happened was very different li ,ui wha...
Ballan Water Trust. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
Wdter Trust. f tinvvnisr ComtiiisdioHoifl woio ^ Sting hold on TImn ,Lcom* A- W'' !:!llltul' (1U tll(5 W 13. White, J. Gasoiu'il, and COli Kf:sN*WN C B • Riilmiy Department, stating nusstio" of shutt-olf vilvo iu street Iwd bt!c*!i roferrod for '_1'XJ,Q Secretary reported that r.jint'f hud informed him that alii recoHiiiux'd that thu De ot PV ' 'lu CMt—*'^K no" S'^(| been done, the Secretary Ltincted to again writo the j rfieut on the subject. Waterworks Trust Associa- | fofiviiwl'iig reports of annual -Hcccivt'd. 1 .j C. Knorr, Dalian, asking that (bo cut off ami ruto reduced, us jjja h:nl boon burned down— water to bo out off and rato ^nt block chargod. j Secretary of Biiliau Caledo ttr'i, asking for permission to iter oat of Trust main for tho *of ffatoring trees—Granted. nC. Flack, J3ullun, asking for to put iu a motor at his knee—Granted. Towssmr JfAt.v. Lquestion of relaying pipes was Fit forward by the Secretary, fsiid there was ;G150 in hand. 3 White said tho winter would Is...
The Benefit of Legumes [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
The Benefit of Legumes It is a well known fact that a vig orous leguminous crop such as pens or clover enriches tho land in nitrogen and that .mother crop, say wheat or oats, following in rotation will benefit from the nitrogen residues.. Kecent investigations show, however, that tne cereal uiay derive benefit from the 'eq uine even when both aro growing at the same time. In tho "Jour. Agric. Kei.," vol. 3, experiments aro describ ed bearing this inference. Oats were grown in quartz sand in small pot» placed in larger pots also filled with quartz sand, but growing peas. Tho inner pots thus grow oats only and tie larger outer pots peas only, and in both cases all the necessary plant foo.|, were added except nitrogen. Tho inner l>ots were of two kinds. Where tH«y were of the ordinary porous pattern tbe oats grew vigorously. In tho lauer case it is believed that solublo nitrogen ous matters diffused through tho inner pot from tho peas growing outside. Confirmation of these results u...
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
The Rainfall. Following is a record of the rainfall for Ballan, as registered at tlio local Post Office. ISTo record is taken on Sundays. Friday ... — points Saturday ... —points Monday ... — points Tuesday ... '11 roixTS Wednesday 39 points Thursday ... 13 points Total for 190-1 ... 2G3S Total for 1905 ... 239fi Total for 190(i ... 25S-1 Total for 1907 ... 1867 Total for 190S • Hit" Total for 1909 ... 202-1 Total for 1910 ... 251« Total for 1911 . 3707 Total for 1913. January February ... March April May June i July August September. October November December January Total for 1911. 929 US 481 3-1 i 208 229 17-1 100, 210 1315 3139 117 117
Limit of Unaided Vision [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
Limit of Unaided Vision Tho ability to diswrn tho star Alcol ut tin' tail of tho Great Boar, has boon Seld to bo tho test of tho limit of hu man vision unaided by any glass. Very rarely is tho o.vo of such power as to sco tho satellites of Jupiter, yet thcro nro on record two or threo instances tho third satellite being the most dis tinct of thoso seen. It is said tliat Peruvians aro tho longest-sighted raoo of all. There is recorded by Hum boldt tho enso of Tndituis in that coun try who porcoivod a human figure 18 miles away, being nblo to recognise it as a human, and olad in
The Flavor of Butter Injured by Metals. [From the "Journal of Agriculture."] [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
The Flavor of Butter~Injured by Metals. [From the "Journal ol Agriculture."] Tho United States Dairy Division has been investigating the effect of the presence of a small amount of iron or coppor may have on the flavor of batter. They report that very small amounts of theso metals in (lis cream cause curtain undesirable fla vors to increase in intensity during storage. These flavors are often de signated as "metallic," "oily," or "fishy." Experiments were carried out using known quantities varying from 1 to 000 parts to a million parts of cream. Tho butter was stored and examined at intervals varying fvoni 20 to 187 days. Tho most noticeable feature was tho rapid development of barl flavors in tho butter containing the iron. Butter made from cream which has stood in rusty cans devel oped a peculiar taste easily picked out. The influence of copper was even more marked than that cf iron. The work shows that if cream is kept in rusty cans or comes in con tact with iron or copper during...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 29 January 1914
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