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DREAMS AND NIGHT TERRORS. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
DREAMS AND NIGHT TERRORS. "Anyone who has not the nature of a cabbage is neurotic," said Dr. Leon ard Guthrie in a lecture on "The Ner vous Child" before the Child Study Society. He gave no definite advice as to what should be done with ner vous children, but he asked that they •should be treated with sympathy, and that their parents should not put down all the children's troubles to ' some form of organic disease. He de scribed the night-terrors of nervous children as occurring between the years of three and eight. If the child suffers from slight indigestion, he he said, it is seldom terrified by pain, 'fbut by horrible faces. A stuffy bed room will make it dream of being •strangled. Cold limbs often cause a child to get terrors of icebergs or ava anohes, and lying in an uncom fortable position brings dreams of tor ture chambers. All its mental re ; eponses to sensations are quadrupled in its dreams, and they bring on in tensified memories -of past troubles only faintly connected ...
"Critic's" Criticism. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
" Critic's " Critieism. To the Editor. Sit,—My remarks in your issue of 11th insfc. in reference to a '• recent dance " ap pear to have raised the ire of E. and Jocie Wood, though why 1 do not know, for there was nothing tbat I remember in my remarks in any way reflecting on them. I do not feel inclined to enter into a contro versy on the subject, especially in reply to such gracefully written remarks as those of your correspondents. What I particularly wished to draw attention to was the de sirability of not allowing mere children— some of them with no escort of any kind— to attend and take part in these dances. And I think every right-thinking person will agree that such a practice shculd be stopped. I would inform the writers that I am much married, an'd I am of the opinion that no children under the age of 14 should be allowed to take part in public dances, and then only when i charge of a ; parent or some guardian. 1 have no ob jection to dancing at social, evenings in the home...
A Huge Undertaking. CONSERVING MURRAY WATERS. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
A Huge Undertaking. Conserving Murray Waters. The preliminary work (says an Albury exchange) is already in pro gress at Cumberoona in coiiuection with the construction of the proposed mammoth dam to conserve 'the Mur-. ray waters, in. pursuance of- the' '"agreement between the Comaauu- / wealth, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. For some','" time diamond drill boring tests have •been in progress for the purpose of ascertaining the quality and- the / depth of the footing on the mouii-/ tain side. The Mines Inspector had a trip last week to ascertain re sults. If Parliament gives author ity next session foi carrying out the scheme, work, it is expected, will be immediately entere'd upon. About a thousand'men will be em- . ployed. The dam site is IS miles above Albury. It is estimated that it will cost ,£1,500,000 for the ' . scheme, which will be the largest in - the world, conserving four times the amount ot water in Sydney Harbor. It is stated that'it will take ten ■» y...
Are You Enrolled. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
i Are Yoti Enrolled. The Federal law imposes upon electors the necessity of securing their enrolment as electors. Those who neglect the duty are liable to a considerable penalty. , But the iaw ! appears to have been made to con fuse people of avera e intelligence, and there is no certainty that a per son having once been enrolled will continue to be so. If he wishes to circumvent the,vagaries of re-com pilation and remain a qualified elector, he must keep a sharp eye on the lists, otherwise his name may be scored out, or have his oc cupation or designation altered. In the latter event, one may find, con siderable difficulty in identifying himself. Organisers are busy throughout the city and country electorates in an effort to secure the fullest pos sible enrolment5 of their respective supporters, but & Liberal organiser is not likely to go out of his way to make sure that a well-known Labor supporter has been left off the roll, and vice versa. It is not human nature, and' it...
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
""TO' OUR READERS.' The editor will be pleased, to con. sid.er jtems from our refers,, whether social, political, or on sojr subject. If: you happen to hear ofanythipgr in. terestingr, send it along- to editor, who wHl carefully perute, itld ifrsuatJ able, it will be published. We want jrou to assist us in asking the "Mail" a readable little journal. We want- it to be a good advertiser for the district, and you can help us if you choose. Farm and dairy notes, facts about stock and crops, poultry, etc., will be specially acceptable. Write on o»e side of the paper only, and-sign your name and address. The latter will not appear unless ytm desire it '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
H.F. LOWERSON & Co.'s Ceratrs!.! Store. RABBIT TRAPS, Bunyip, Kangaroo and Griffiths. Rabbiters' Hoes and Lanterns HORSE and COW RUGS of the best makes at Low Prices " - Men's Oilskin Coats from 1(5/6 upwards. Also, the famous Evans Silk Coat, with Butterfly back and front piece for riding; weighs only 31bs; 35s. We hare a big stock of MEN'S WATERTIGHT BOOTS for the Winter, including . Hugh Thomson's make. Warm Woolly Blankets and Rugs , Ladies' and Girls' Coats. Great Variety of Slippers. Have you tried our "Our Own Special Blend" of TEA? We have this specially blended for us by the large Tea Importers, and can guarantee it 3d. per lb better than other Teas which are so much advertised. Why should you pay for those big advertisements. Buy " Our Own Special," and you pay for Tea only. Dou't forget the famous WUNSAWEEK Boot Polish. — 3$dtin- or Four Tins for One Shilling. Prizes given for 25 Wunsaweek Coupons. H. F. LOWERSON & CO.. Grocers, Drapers, Ironmongers &a...
Hints to Dairy Farmers [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
Hints to Dairy Farmers By R. T. Archer, Senior Dairy Inspector. Don't neglect to make frequent tests of skim milkl- -Because much money may be lost in this way. Frequently 1 per cent, of fat is lost in skim milk. If 100 gallons a day is separated this would mean a loss of lOlbs of fat. At 1/ a pound that would mean a loss of £?> 10/ per week. Don't neglect to cool the cream.— 'Because cooling the cream imme diately it is separated checks the development of bacteria, drives off animal odours, and enables the pro duction of better butter. It should be kept cool till sent to factory, if necessary, by wrapping a wet bag round or standing can in cold water. .Don't mix? warm fresh cream with cold cream of a previous separating. —Because it will develop objection able ferments and flavours in the butter. Mix only when cold. j Don't forget, to stir the cream i night and morning with a clean i stick.—-Because this helps to ripen it properly, and prevents a dry skin forming on top, Don't k...
MINING. The following dredging returns are reported to Friday last: [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
MINING. The followiug dredging returns are reported to Friday last:— Bright Star 26^ BucklaridStar 20^ Harrietville Star .....23^ Junction 66j4 Maori Queen No. 2 ...... 23 Porepunkah .. 19 Racecourse ...........;...... 25 Wandiligong No. 1....... 22 Mr J. D. Bromley, ageut for Mr Dyasori, a Melbourne mining ex pert, has made application for a mining lease at Harrietville, which includes the Old Mons Meg mine. Messrs Duncan Bros, and party have again taken over the IyOne Hand mine at Wandiligong. Some time ago, when the Wan diligong No. 2 dredge obtained the extraordinary yield of 82oz for die week on the north end of the Alpine Park, the nature and quality of the gold (says the " Observer ") caused much discussion amongst miners. From inquiries'made, it was ascer tained that the gold was very rugged, and quartz was found ad hering to some of it. This has led to the locality being visited by seve ral interested, and the general opinion is that another '' make '' of j the famous White...
Cricketers For South Africa [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
Cricketers For South Africa • The selectors and the Board of Control have agreed to the following players being selected to tour South Africa at the end of the present year :— Victoria.—W. Armstrong (captain), F. Baring, W. Carkeek, J. Ryder. N. a. Wales.—W. iBardsley (vice-cap tain), C. "P. Barbour, C. Kellaway, G. G. Macartney, T. J. Andrews, G. Hazlitt. douth Australia:—G-. Campbell (mana ger), E. R. Mayne, W. J. Whitfcy, A. G. ! Moyes. In addition to Y. Trumper, C. Hill and Y. Ransford's announcement of their in ability to' undertake the trip, R. J. A. Massie and Hordern were.also found to be I unavailable. i
The Tobacco Industry. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
The Tobacco Industry. The factory manager of a well known Melbourne firm of tobacco manufacturers, paid a visit: last week to • inspect the tobacco grown at Moyhu and WhitfieldV He was in search of a tobacco suitable' for the manufacture of cigarettes, as, owing to the price of the American tobacco having increased' consider ably, the; colonial manufacturers are desirous of using the locally grown leaf to -blend with the American. The representative was impressed with the quality of the leaf grown in the district, and purchased 2 tons from one Whitfield grower at 1/3 per lb. He intimated that his com .pany was prepared to pay up to 2/ per lb for suitable cigarette tobacco, and made an offer of 1/6 per lb to another grower for two tens of very fine leaf. However, as the leaf is still in the drying stage, the grower decided to hold off. This firm is also searching for a cigar leaf, suit able fo1- Cbunch wrapping. The North-Eastern Co-operative Society, Wangaratta, has purchased the bl...
St. John's Wort. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
St. John's Wort, j The members of the Labor party viio visited Bright on Friday laid stroug em p has is 011 the urgent necessity of the Gov ernment adopting stringent measures to cope with the spread of St, John's Wort. Mr Elmslie, the leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly, expressed the opinion that the pest should be combated without delay, but he was afraid that the Ministry would nob carry out the work until it was too late. Messrs TunneclifEe and Kogers, M.L.A.'s, spoke in a similar strain and the party announced their in , tention of urging immediate action upon the Ministry.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
i ' • ' — : : SOROSES HAIR TONIC. This preparation is Unsurpassed as a Hair Food & Dandruff preventative. • A little sprinkled on the head night and morning, and gently massaged into the scalp, renders Baldness impossible. Soroses Hair Tonic will absolutely grow hair, and prevent it from falling out. It imparts a beautiful glossy sheen, and brings out all the natural brightness of the hair. Price. 3/6. Obtainable at Miss E, Connelly's, Myrtleford. fire broke out in Cloncuriy ■ (Q.) shortly after 11 p.m. on Satur day in the Post Office Hotel. That building, together with eleven shops two sample rooms and a cottage was demolished, ■ One man, an Indian, was burnt to death. Many of the Political lyibor Counclls, it is stated, consider tha: the proposal that the rural workers' 'log should come into operation on October 1 will have a prejudicial • 'effect against Labor at the approach ing elections. Farmers to a man will actively work to prevent the re turn of Labor members, for t...
SEED POTATOES. Necessity for Careful Selection. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
SEED POTATOES. Necessity for Careful Selection. Numbers of growers have, had rea son to complain of the quality of their seed potatoes. Perhaps they are them selves to 'blame to some extent for not taking greater care in selecting the seed, The seed potato which is j most favored is one weighing from two to four ounces, and the grower who makes a rule of excluding from •his lines all, that fail to come within I this standard will give satisfaction to the purchaser and to those who j "handle his consignments. Not only | will he be able to command a higher •price in a bare market, but in a full market his stock will bring him quick -and good returns,..while that of his less careful neighbor will hang • fire •and possibly at the last be sacrified.. Diseased and 's'catoby*'-potatoes' should on no account be allowed : to i>ass. Knobby and misshapen sets should -also be strictly' excluded. It needs tout* very few of these to completely -spoil a whole line. The result of growing from th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
Michelly's sale NOW ON. Unheard-of Bargains in i Blankets, Qui Its, Sheeting gCaJ bcogs, FlQ.n&ueIo±to Costym@s, IVHiiirBeB-y Underwear, be come and Inspect the Bargains—An opportunity not to be missed.—Save Money when you can. Special Discount to Cash. Purchasers GROCERIES of Best Brands at Lowest Possible Prices. E. MICHELLY'S. ijrtleford, THE PLACE WHERE THE 810 BAR6AIH3 ARE FOUND. J. M'LEAN Late of Coventry and Birmingham, England. The heart of the Cycle and Motor World. Ridio sl Buffalo C^cSe Gonclusive Money Saver. I Defy Competition Pattern" B.S.A. built for £8 8s. OcL Easy Payments Arranged. Genuine B.S.A. built to your order at| the knock-out price of £12 10s. Od. r . ■ Be Insistent, And when you kno.v an article is best and cheapest by pounds, don't let persuasion warp your better judgment. In the Selection of a Bicycle Say Buffalo, and mean it! Remember, no. machine ' with the slightest pretention to the term "high grade," can justify that title if not built right...
LIME WASH. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
LIME WASH. The following formula for lime wash, with an'added" disinfectant, is also recommended:* To prepare five •gallons—Slake 7% lbs,, of lime, using hot water if necessary to start action. Mix to a creamy consistency, with •water. Stir in 15 fluid ounces of 95 per cent, pure liquid carbolic 'acid, and make up five gallons. Stir thor oughly and strain through a wire sieve, if it is not to be applied by means of a spray nozzle. Where di sease has been known to exist, do not . only disinfect the entire cowshed according to the above plan, but also flood the floors with the lime and dis infectant wash combination.
Awful Mine Explosion. 200 MEN PERISH. VANCOUVER, June 20. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
Awful Mine Explosion. 200 Mkn Perish. Vancouver, June 20. x\ terrible colliery disaster, in volving the loss of nearly 200 lives, occurred at the Fernie Coal Mine, at Hill Crest, in "Alberta. While the. full complement of men were working underground an explosion of coal gas occurred, and nearly 300 i miners were either killed or en tombed. Four hundred men es caped. So far as can be ascertained, the total death-roll is 197. The rescued number 47; and of these many are badly injured. One hundred bodies were recovered, many of these being mutilated beyond recognition. It is believed that practically the. whole male population of Hill Crest has been wiped out, and 200 homes are in mourning,* According to statements made by , the rescued, an explosion of fire damp occurred at the 1200ft level, burying scores of miners beneath the fall of coal, and suffocating others. Some were found standing pick in hand, as if about to begin ■work. Women are thronging.the surface of the mine, crying a...
Molybdenite Near Myrtleford. A VALUABLE DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
Molybdenite Near Myrtle ford. 7 , • A .VALUABLE DISCOVERY. The reportsan regard to the dis covery of molybdenite at Snowy Creek have been creating much in terest in mining circles, and in con sequence prospectors have been on the look out for the new mineral. THe interest extended to the Myr tleford district, and residents will be delighted to learn that a lode has been discovered within seven or eight miles of the town. Mr Frank Ellen last week, whilst prospecting in the Buffalo Creek neighborhood, came across .a reef of the mineral on the range between Buffalo Creek and Buffalo River, in the vicinity of Mount Sugarloaf. It is about a mile from the junction of the slate and the granite country, on the granite side, and he has traced it. for over 200 yards' the reef averag ing from eight inches to a foot and outcropping almost almost all the way Mr Ellen pegged out a pros pecting area, and proceeded to Beechworth to apply for a lease. While there he showed specimens of the mineral a...
An Awkward Mistake. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
An Awkward Mistake. A farmer had determined, in spite of the bad times, to pay his rent if it were his last shilling, and, saying to the factor who received it: ■ "It is my ast shilling," he threw down a roll of notes. The factor counted them and said: "Tihere is £50 too much." , "Odds, man," ;said the farmer, "I put my hand in. the wrong pouch." "A: little nonsense now and then Is relished by the best of men." So from these lines it would appear That those,:who. at all nonsense . sneer : And curl, the lip, no matter, when, Are plainly not the best , of men. "Opportunity may knock at every man's door," writes a disappointed wag, "but to :"me opportunity has al ways seemed .more like one.,of those small boys who ring the doorbell and; then run." Words are the coini of thought. -&lt;