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HYPNOTIC CATS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 12 June 1914
HYPNOTIC CATS. Treading on a cobra sitting up ready to strike, a resident ill lndia, whose ex periences are related in the ''Field," wonderedl why the deadly fangs were delayed. Looking° round, hlie noticed his cat crouching and gazing at the reptile steadily with mesmeric effect, for the snake seemed unable to move, and while in this condition he killed it. Another tilme, when sleeping in an open cot in the verandah, hlie woke to find oil one side of the lied a huge cobra with head erect ready to strike; on the other the glistening green eyes of his cat. The snake remained quite still, so he ran into the room to fetch a gun, and, coming back, poked the repltile's head with the barrels; but it did not take the slightest notice, and seemned like a stuffed and lifeless crea ture. He then placed his hand in front of the cat's eyes by way of experiment, when immediately the spell was re:ov ed, the cobra raised itself, hissed, and assumed an off6nsive attitude. He then took his hand away...
THE MARKETS. MELBOURNE CATTLE MARKET (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 12 June 1914
THE MARKETS. MELBOURNE CATTLE MARKET (Br EnriETriuc TlsIutunAr .) MEILOUlNE, Wednesday. : Me'ssrs McLean, Macalister and Co. report:-Fat cattle.- 2075 head yarded. Market opened from 15s to 20Ls below last week's rate·, while last sales recovered to a fall of 1os. Quotations. Croke, 10 bullocks, ... £18 17 6 Shaw and Son, 10 do. ... 12 15 0 MIoore and Co, 24 do. ... 11 2 8 Nichol, 10 lOdo. ......... 11 0 0 Miller, 6 do. .......... 11 11 8 Fat Calves-630 forward. Market firm for prime.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 12 June 1914
PLOUGHS. We can 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 Sweights 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. Contrace 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 n...
FALL FROM A TRAIN. INJURED MAN LOCKED UP. Melbourne, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 12 June 1914
FALL FROM A TRAIN. INJURED MAN LOCKED UP. Melbourne, Thursday. At the inquiry. concerning the death of Fredk. Bruce, which was caused by a fallfrom a tram car, the medical evidence showed, that the man's skull hadbe.en fractured. The coronfer said: the evidence was overwhelming thai Bruce was not drunk and he could not under stand why the suggestion of re moving himn to the look up had been made. He did not think anything could have been done for Bruce, who.was in a dying con dition immediately after the in jury. Dr. Johnston had evidently made an error in judgment.
FEDERAL POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 12 June 1914
FEDERAL POLITICS. Titu sensation of thel past week has been- tlihe announcement that the Governor-General had acceded to the request of.the Prime Minis ter foir a dissolutionl of both H-ouses of Parliament. :Thle action of the Governor-General, is being discussied froii- differeni- points of view, ad: .different conclusions arrived at ,ccording t6o the manner in which it: is supposed to affect the interests of: the ptarties that critics are: associated w ith. Pro bably. there are fe:l ,if: any, of them who- are able to give an authoritative olpinion oni the con stitutioial points invodved There were rcally no fimportaint: national issues included in the two bills re jected by the Senate, and the dis solution of thtat Houseis, in one sense, equivalent to declaring that it has no right to veto a .nieasure passed, even ~ill; the barest poss ible :ilajority, by t!ie l10over oiie. This is a very different view- to that taken by Conservative olitic ians wlhen similar conflicts' occurr ed ...
ST. JAMES'S CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 12 June 1914
ST. JAMES'S CHURCH. The annual Harvest Festival was held in connection with St. James's Church this week. On Sunday the Rev. L. M. Nancarrow preached to good congregations in the morning and even ing, the Church being tastefully decor ated with fl wers, foliage and produce. Special anthems were rendered by a strong chir, with Mr. Wellington as o-ganist. On Monday evening an en terLainment was held in the Mechanics' Institute, when vocal items were render ed by Misses Yung, Bete Bolong, and P. Camron, Messrs. Leslie, A. Mosley, J,. P. Cameron, and the Rev. L. M. Nanocarrow. After supper the produce was disposed of at satisfactory prices by Mr. J. W. Bird. There was a good attendance on Monday evening, and the financial results were very satisfactory.
WORKER'S COMPENSATION ACT, 1914 [VICTORIA] [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 12 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 throogh 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. YOltR LIABILITY. 1. COMPENSATIOx. The Compensation payable is: ACCIDENT SECTION. (a), In case of death.-A sum equal 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 been ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 12 June 1914
I) O Yi)OU KNOW THIS ." 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' TAi1LOR-MADE COSTUMES. He will be pleased to pay you a visit in your own home if you will drop him a line, C.o. HARRIS' CLUB HOTEL, ,cnot.~ LINCOLN, STUART & CO., PTY., LTD., FLINDERS ST., MELBOURNE. "The House for High Value."' HUGH WILLIAMS BEGS to announce that he h?as 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 Coflius. FIRST.CLASS HEAB8SE AND PL.UMESI Charges Moderate. T J. McCOY, who has 38 years' experi. encc, knows what you require. G. H. VICKERS...
RAILWAY TIME TABLE TRAINS DEPART FOR MELBOURNE DAILY: [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 12 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. S-ale, 4.33 .m. Arrive at Flinders street at. 10.25 3.m. MONDAYS: Bairnsdale (via Maffra), 5.40 a.m. Arrive at Fainders-street 1.30 p.m. rHURBDAYS and BATURDAYS: Bairnsdale, 5.40 a.m. Arrive at Flinders street 130 p.m. TRAINS LEAVE MELBOURNE DAILY: Flinders street 7.52 a.m. Arrive at Sale 1.26 p.m., Bairosdale 3.25 p.m. Flinders street 4.30 p.m. Arrive at Sale 10.20 p.m. MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS and SATURDAYS: Fhnders street, 4.30 p.m. Arrive Bairnsdale 12.25 s.m.
MAIL ARRANGMENTS. MAILS CLOSE AT ORBOST FOR [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 12 June 1914
MAIL ARRANGMENTS. MAILS CLOSE AT ORBOST FOR Cuninghame. Bairnsdale, Melbourne, etc.,, daily at 8.30 a.m. Bonang, Bendoc, Delegate River, Tucsdays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Murrumngowar, Tuesday, 9a.m., Satur day, 8.30 a.m. Brodribb, Cabbage Tree, Bemm, Club Terrace, Combieubar, Genoa, Saturday, '3?0 p.m. MarIo, Saturday, 3 p.m. MAILS DUE AT ORBOST FROM Cuninghame, Bairnsdale, Melbourne, 3tc., daily, 2 p.m. Bonang, Bendoc, Delegate River, Uuesdays and Fridays, 6 p.m. Murrungowar, Monday, 2 p.m. Brodribb, Bemm, Cann, Genoa, b'hursday, 2 p.m. Nows Nows, Bruthen, Saturday, 2 ).m.
ANIMAL TRAINING. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 12 June 1914
ANIMAL TRAINING. - MIost people have heard of tile cele brated calculating horses of Elberfeld, who can do anything up to calculating square roots, in addition to being' pro fioient at spelling. It would now ap pear, according to the Paris press, that although these feats are actually per formed, they are due to a very clever device. An animal trainer has in formed the 'Matin' that he has utilised a system of wireless telegraphy for training animals to do all sorts of tricks. The receiver is placed in the ho:se's bridle, while the trainer or an assistant manipulates the transmitter, and by a code of signals, which are not difficult to teach, the animals ?can be made to give any desired "answer." It is suggested that this system is used in the case of the celebrated Elberfield horses. Prior to the utilisation of wire less telegraphy, the trainer mentioned employed a method of signals by, means of a tooth-pick.
RURALISMS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 12 June 1914
RURALISMS. To be a thorough ploughman is the real fodndation of all farming. Don't kill your ground and make clods by ploughing too early, or too wet. Keep the pear trees headed low. They will grow to towering poles unless you do. Watering the cows once a day with a hurried sip won't do. They need all they can get. You will never buy a farm with the money you fool awaLy every time you go to town. A seed on the ground is better than one in the eye. The first is propaga tron and the other irritation. Hiring a "tinker" carpenter rathei than to pay the wages of a first-class man is a waste of time and money, but with the proper tools any farmei should be ab!le to do many of the jot: himself. If things go on as they have for some time, and farmers continue send ing heifer calves to the butohers, dairy cows will ultimately become as precious as radium. To prevent a scabby crop of pota toes, soak the seed for two hours in a solution of one-half pint of formalin (formaldehyde) m fifteen gal...
HINTS ABOUT HORSE TRAINING [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 12 June 1914
HINTS ABOUT HORSE TRAINIING Many valuable animals are spoiled by improper or harsh treatment. A man who is incapable of understanding the disposition of the horse is certainly in capable of training him; for the horse is endowed by the Creator with rare inteligenc. Therefore, in his tender age, hlie should have good care and proper training by being used wijc kindness and good judgment; at the same time, he must be given to ubder stand that although frightened or ex cited, he is to obey. The lhorse being more nearly human than any other animal, you can get along much better if you hold a con sultation with him to a certain degree. For instance, if you were going to ask a favor of a crank, would you go to him and say, "I need help and you have got to help me or 1 shall force you to do it?" Would tihe man do it or not? Yet that is the way the so called horse-breaker does. In my ex perience of training colts and older hor ses, two-thirds of those I have handled have been called vicious...