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THE DAIRY INDUSTRY IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
THE DAIRY INDUSTRY IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Speaking at the twenty-sixth annual congress of the Agricultural Bureau of South Australia early in September, the Minister of Agriculture (the Hion. T. Pascoe, M.L.U.) said: "This sea son has given the dairy industry a serious set-back, from which it will take oeveral years to recover. 'The Dairy Elxpert and( his assistant (MAr. Apps) have had a trying tume diuulg the past tew months in connection with the removal of starrnng stock from tih North, and wish to recora my approciation of their work in tlus connection. Next season we hope to be able to make a start (under the supervision of Mr. Suter) on a schem6 for the systematfc testing of the milk ing quallties of our dairy herds. On New Year's Day an elderly man. named Patrick Carroll, who resides with his wife and family in Dandonong, was arrested on a charge of unlaw fully wounding. It is alleged that the father and son quarrelled on Friday, and that the former attacked the son with a knife...
SAVED BY A BET. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
ofSAVED BY A BET. When Colonel Hay, notorious for his love of gambling and betting, was severely wounded in the Peninsular War, two brother officers came across his apparently lifeless body. "Poor Hay! He's gone at last," said one named Winsor. A faint voice came from the ground: "I'll lay you a cool hundred'-he's not" His death seemed only a question of minutes, but he continued, "Enter the bet, and you, lMarston"-addressing the other oflicer-"be -witness." He then fainted. When he was taken to hospital the surgeon told him the bullet could only be removed by saw ing through two ribs and introducing a child's hand to extract it, as forceps could not touch it. "The chances are,'' he added, "that you will die under the operation." "If Winsor will make his bet double or-quits 1'11 consent," said the colonel. Winsor agreed. "Now, saw away," said Hay. "1. 'on't die," And he did not. "But for. that bet," he said after wards, "I should be a dead man; it was my deterniination to win it tha...
THE LILYDALE SHOW. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
THE LILYDALE H3IOW\; To the' Editor. bir,.--A? there is to. le nlo shwli, dhis yeai, as-wec ? ]qye been accus ftomed to, could not a small shlw. of flowers. fruit'. .and vegetables Ib hld? 1 am s..sure a great- mniyv of cir neople, whose gardens are aUdifig co Iniuc) to tlec beauty. of Lilvalc. wouild' 1)e veC- glad to: make it 'i s ccess. Would it not le pPssibjle to` a.rra-ige pl blllid meet Sg, w-en i ti l eudlci epscli aoneg edl-Youra. Xoi . t W AITINGr
WHEAT AND THE WAR. AUSTRALIA'S OPPORTUNITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
gats um **=- *=* WHEAT AND THE WAR AUSTRALIA'S OPPORTUNITY. By A. E. V. Richardson, A:A., B.S( Agricultural Superintendent, in ''Journal of Agriculture." The largest, most violent, and'de tructive war in history hasbeen ragir ,,ithout intermission for over f6i months. It was at the outset gene ally admitted that, in the event of clash between the vast armies of Eu ope, the conflict must necessarily 1 of short duration, in view of the u: paralleled magnitude of the opposii forces. Competent military opinio however, has now declared that tl struggle will be fairly prolonged, ar it is possible that years may elapse b fore a final and lasting peace is d clared. In any case, the probab effects of the conflict on the demat for foodstuffs and on agricultural pr duction should be of more than passin interest. In this article it is intended to sul init data to show that the war, if pr longed, must inevitable lead to a mat rial and unsatisfied demand in Eurol for all kinds of foodstuffs, and ...
OUR LETTER BOX [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
OUR LET-T-ER--BO - oo Withou~ necessarily indorsing the opinions of our correspondents, we shall be glad to insert communi cations bearing on topics of public interest, which may be intelligent ly and briefly expressed and free from personalities, on condition of receiving the writer's real name, not necessarily for publication, but as a. guarantee of good faith.'
THE BEST WAY OUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
THE BEST WAY OUT. An old negro parson in a Southern church was denouncing theft to his congregation, when he said: "If there is any member of this congregation who is guilty of theft, he had better repent at once and be saved." On his, way home.he was stopped by old Rastus, who had listened to the sermon intently. "Dohn' you think parson, that nex' Sunday will do jes as well as to-night to repent?" asked Rastus. "But, Rastus, why not repent to night and be saved, man?" "Well, pahson, it's dis way," explain ed Rastus. .' Iwant jes one mo' chic ken fo' to-morrow's dinner, an' I know wha I ken git dat chicken widout bein' caught to-night." "Well," said the parson, hesitating, "I don't know what to say, so I think I- will take dinner with you to-morrow and then talk the matter over with you.,
CROYDON. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
CROYDON. f (From Our Own Corresponden't.) ,We're bleginwing to know each other again. .Te many strange faces are disappearing, getting back to "the daily round, the common task." The coaches and motors have been o kept busy, and the boarding houses o have presented quite a lively ap pearance. s ;The local Red Cross 'Committee are still in recess, but. expect to d be in full swing in less than a a fortnight. Further changes are being made t at the local railsiay station. Mr Lance Pratt has been promoted to s the rank of booking clerk at denl o tone, and "Mr Snell. of W'eri'ee. hr s assumed the duties of porter. Cricketing and tennis Were the chief forms of sport during the holi day week, although there were num. erous picnic parties to the differ ent beauty spots., The dance on New Year's Eve was well patronised, and the usual cannonade was heard as 1915 .was ushered ln (?) 'iead it- not been for the conduct of one or two persons-let us as sume not wholly, responsible for their actio...
TURF TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
TURF TOPICS. (By "Flemington.") A holiday crowd who looked anything but a people faced by a serious crisis, patronised Flemington on the first' of the New Year. All told, it must have been an average attendance for this particular time of the year, and besides there did not appear to be any great scarcity of money for betting purposes. With the holiday Extures at an end, attendances at sporting events will per haps diminish for a while, but there is not perhaps, any great reason to fear a serious slump. Ne?berr~'s name must now be a:lded to the list of iorses who have won both the Hopetouu Cup and Bagot Han dicap. Going to the front soon after the barrier rose, Newberry was never afterwards headed in the Bagot. It was the Caulfield victory repeated, though the "pla ings" underwent a change. The B'irnsdale colt is in great form just no'w, though it must of course be remmbered that as is always the handicap horses are at present of the ha ndicap horses are at present of moderate class...
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. LYDSTER—MITCHELL. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. ' Sl DSTER-- MITCHELL. On: Saitu;day, 26th: 1)ecember, Beaut).: Faimni, Wandii.: :w-as: the scene .of ?a brilliant wedding, when Ruby, fourth daughter of Mr. and Mi6s J. M. M itchell:'?as married to Henrv, :oungest son of M1r and i[rs Thos. 'L)dster. The officiating clergyman was the Rev. Mr Gil der. The bride was beautifully goxwned in white -merve silk, trim med 'with elaborate lace, and car ried a. bouquet of. white roses and asparagus fern. The :bridesmaids were Miss Pearl Mitchell," wh~o Wore .white silk crepe,- and Miss Eileen Smythe (Kew), gowned in white voile trimmed with lace. Both! car ried bouquets of pale pink carna tions and asparagus fern (the gift of BIr- -Poulter, of carnation fame), and - looked .perfectly lovely. The best man was MIr Thos. Lydster, and the groomsman Mr .J. I. it chell. After the ceremony an adjourn ment was 'made to. the old factory, whichii had been beautifully decor ated with flags, etc., by friends of the bride, where about 40 ...
HODDLE'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
HODDLE'S CREEK. (From Our Own.i Correspondent.) Neither the Nar, the weather,'nor any other cause has been allowed to datilp our spirits on the Creek during the Ch'ristmas and New Year season. On Boxing night a very enjoyable evening was spent at the local hall. Song and dance made the evening pnss..n-eragioly andcL-oL toy qiiflic y. Among those cont;rib 'uting to the evening's . eatertai ment were Miss Stevens, Messrs Ewart and Holly, songs; M2r E. Kiddle, recitation. Dance music was provided by Messrs J. Burrows (vio lin) and S. Worly (accordeon), and Mr -I. Ewart ably discharged the duties of M.C. Nor were the chil dren forgotten, as during some of the iptervals such. games as Puss in the Corner, Oranges and Lmn ons, etc., were started for their benefit. This seemed to -make the adults grow young again, if one might judge by the wauy in which they joined in Oranges and .Lem ons. If this game is to become l, feature of our socials, we shrll have to enlargo our hall to make room fo...
WARRANDYTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
WARRAND YTE. -- .- _ (From Oiur Own Correspondent ) The. Caledonia. Consolidated:l .i i(l Mine has struck t, splice of stone in the crosscut at the 200ft. level. showuing gold in solid. They ex pect to- strike the shoot known us Upton's in 30ft. Unfortunately, the pump broke down on Saturday l:~-t. anli the water gained very mniuh. T'here is every indication of this venture leing a pa.yable one. A& very large number of visitors was -again--located in this pictur Iesque spot during the l??lidas s. - The annual sports were held on Boxing. Day, and were fairly well .attended. The events -resulted in very close finishes, .th Open Wood chop linal providing a dead-heat between H. Kidd: and C. Schult for firsli place, with WN. Knee a very close third. The gate receipts were not as large ais the previous year, slightly over L20 being taken at tho gates.
Lilydale Express. FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
FIUDAY, JANUARY 8, 1915. Tenders are invited, returnable on Friday next, for the erection of a .new Methodist Chiurch at Yarra Junction. Particulars will be found in another column. The annual excursion to IIanip ton has been arranged to take place this year on Wednesday, 10th1 Feb rnary. A special train will leave Lilvdale at 8.20 a.m.. and the fares will be the same as in previous years. Full particulars will be ad vertised in a future issue. We shall be pleased to receive brief reports from secretaries or the approved press correspondents of any club .or society. Envelopes will be supplied free upon application. Copy can then be ,selt per rail, free of charge. D. 'G. M'Clelland have received instructions from the OChlrch War dens and Vestry of St. Paul's Church of England, Ringwood, to sell a piece of land having a frontage of 82JtGimnto Wt ite l:orse road, by it depth of 198ft. Splendid terms are oflered, a ud this is a. good op portunity to secure a: business site in the ripidl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
Public N?otices. :% TUESDAY, JAN. !9. YARRA GLEN CATTLE SALE CAMPBELL & SONS (Kirk's Ba zaar, Nelbourne) will hold their \usual Bi-monthly Sale in their yards 'at Yarra Glen on the above date, when they will have forward the usual yarding of MILKERS, SPRINGERS, FAT AND STORE COWS, and lines of DAIRY IfEIFERS, STEERS, AND YOUNG CATTLE. Entries now, being received for this Sale - by. CAMPBELL & SONS, BOURKE STREET, MELBOURNE. iR IliTG-WTOOD I4'GLELLAND & ,CO STOCK, STATION, LAND, AND ESTATE AGENTS, OPPOSITE STATION, RINGWOOD Mr Alick PI'Clellan, Auctioneer. AUCTION SALES CONDUCTED EVERY IMONDAY. _ ...Of... ...CATTLE, HORSES, PIGS, POULTRY, .URNITURE, Etc. Splendid Accommodation Paddock provided for cattle, adjoining yards. Capacious Storage Room for Fur niture. ENTRIES INVIT-D. £ S. D, Our ACCOUNTS for the quarter ending Sept.. 3oth have been ren dered, and a prompt settlement, especially of those considerably overdue, is requested. 41. W. G. PETTIT. INSURE. AT...
FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
FIViE RULES FOR FORTUNE 1.- Cultivate and perfect your ideas. Experiment. The world is eager for something new, which, however simple it may be, will save labor, or expense, or do things better. Let it be more convenient. or promote pleasure-reduce waste. People who handle things in every day use are the natural inventors of better things, and the natural capitalists of to-morrow. Read the splenlid advice that Edison gives. Learn the procedure as to pa tenting in the chief countries,-then secure your own legal monopoly for your rights by becoming a patentee. 2. If that workman or foreman, or your ingenious friend has produced a clever invention ;put him on the track of famous and wealthy inventors. Mr. F. Townsend, an editor, says of the "Inventors' Guide," "I am re commending it strongly-to friends. Best of the kind I .ave seen. It should do a lot of good. It is an incentive telling him where he can obtain the "in ventors' Guide." 3. For yourself obtain this book, which tells what ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
Stone Jars Only. Straw Color from Age. PURE AND VERY WHOLESOME. DISTILLERY ESTABLISHED OVER 33F YEARS. MAG N IE R'S Pure French Grape ** * RA CY cognac The Original House of STEWART, Edinburgh Founded 1779. A STRAIGHT TIPEWAS "`DRINK STEWARTS ! 53 h i" k s W. MORGAN (& CO., 520-6 Swanston-street, Melbourne. Telephone 1006. Manufacturers of Tents, Tarpaulins, Rick Covers, Flags, etc. Also, all of the above can be had on hire. Ver andah and Window Blinds a Speci alty.. Importers of Canvas, Duck, Twine, Bunting, etc. TRENCH'S RiEEDY FOR FITS AND EPILEPSYI OURES THn sEVERE3T AND LONO-STAtLDIN CA3SE SWols'a Tral Tr ntn Only FIITTEE SRILLINGS, Carrisa Pal MIas. SOLOMON, 173 Montague St., South Melbourno, wrote :-"My little girl Sylvia suffered from fits for twelve months. She had as many as 60 in one night and someone had to watch her all the time. I had her under a lead ` ing doctor. I then tried an herbalist, but she was getting worse. When at the hospital Mrs. Frecmau, of Alexa...
RAPE FOR PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
R APE FOR PIGS.. The Wisconsin Station has fed rape to pigs with uniformly satisfactory re sults. It was sometimes found neces sary to limlit the amount of other foods until the pigs became accustomed to the rape. As an average of two trials recently reported, it was found that 1 acre of rape was equivalent to 2,767 lbs. of mixed grain (2 parts maize and 1 part shorts). It is.believed that rapD will prove as valuable for pigs as for sheep. It may be fed to pigs with less risk, since they do' not bloat on it or scour if.fed properly. It will doubtless prove valuable as pasturage for brood sows -and young pigs, and seems espe. cially valuable for swine feeding dur ing. the hot summer months, because of its succulence and the relish with which it is eaten.
CROSS v. PURE BREEDS IN CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
CROSS v. PURE BREEDS IN CATTLE. AS a general rule, most of us think that in the production of pure bred annuals, six crosses, as it .is termed, with pedigree animals give us this re- suit; in other words, if we start with an ordinary animal, and for six suc cessive generations use pure-bred sires, then the results will be essentially pure breeds in the end. That thi3' is mathematically so is easily worked out. I'or instance, in the first crosses, it a pure bred sire is used with an ordinary dam, we get' a half breed, that is to say, one half pedigree ,and one-hall non pedigree. ;At the second cross with a pedigree sire, again we get three-fourths pure, and one-fourth non pedigree. If we go on in this way, we will find that by the time we reach the sixth cross we have got purebred, and only one sixty-fourth reverts an animal that is sixty-three sixty-fourths to the non-pedigree an cestry. T'lhis, therefore, is practically pure, and registration societies wil' very often take fewer cr...
RESULTS OF BAD HANDLING. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
RESULTS OF BAD AiNDLING. Mechanical injury to eggs, due to rough handling, causes a great loss to the egg industry each year, as well as a food loss to the consumers. Eggs that are completely wrecked (termed ''"mash ed" in commerce) are not only worth less themselves but they soil a num ber of eggs, otherwise good. \Vhen the shell is so broken that the conteunts are escaping the egg is termed a '"lea k er." Another class of eggs which have a technical term applied to them be cause of mechanical injury are the "checks." "Checks" are eggs the .membranes of which are intact but with cracked shells. The egg industry has to .contend with an enormous number of these. If the crack or defect is vis ible only when the egg is held before 9 candle or' when it is gently tapped against another sound egg it is called a" "blind check." This tapping of one egg against another is called ''click ing" by the egg men.-. '"Leakers" are thrown out at every stage of handling. The country mer chant usually...
CELLULOID BRISTLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 8 January 1915
CELLULOID -BRISTLES. Until recently brushes have beenl made celluloid backs, but a Paris firm is now selling brushes which have the hair or bristles made of that material, so that the article is entirely of celluloid. It is claimed that those brushes, while answering every purpose for which the clean, and that the celluloid bristles do not retain ,.irt like the older kind.