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Celebration on the Proclamation of Northcote as a City. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
Celebration on the Proclama tion of Northcote as a City. The followinj; is the oftlcinl program in connection with the proclamation of the city celebrations on Wednesdny next:— 3 p.m.—Reception of Ilis Excellency the Governor The Honourable Sir Arthur Lyulph Stanley, K.C.M.G., and Lady Stanley, and Presentation of an Address of Welcome at the entrance to the Municipality. At the conclusion of the Ceremony His Excellency will be es corted through the Town to the Town Hall. 3.30. p. 171. — Proclamation of the Town as the City of Nortlicote by llis Excel lency the Governor, Rendering of Sours by School Children nml Addresses, i 'I p.m.—Guests to be entertained liy Ilis Worship the Mayor of Nortlicote and Mrs. S. Dennis. Musical Selections and Addresses in (he City Mall. 5.15 p.m. —Inauguration of the Elec tric Light System by the Mayoress (Mrs. S. Dennis).
WOMAN'S WORLD. TO KEEP A WIFE HAPPY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. TO KEEP A WIFE HAPPY. Keep all pre-nuptlal promises. Give her u bank account—however small—as well as yourself.| Go Into town oftener than once a week. When away from home write or telegraph dally. Take her with you 011 business and pleasure trips. Be more polite to ief than to any jtlicr woman. Remember that she likes flowers, sweets and books. Don't crttlciuo her hatB and dresBes. If you liovo only a shilling you don't waste It when you. spond It on her. Bo faithful In all things, generous, considerate and loving.
Both Done. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
Both Done. A married couple were frequently In disagreement on the subject of meals, each usually suggesting a dish for the Sunday dinner which the oth er did not approve. One Saturday the man came home from market wiiu a basket. "You needn't worry about to-mor row's dinner any more, Maria; I've got ii." "And so have 1, George! You were so undecided." ' "Undecided! I told you what 1 wanted." "Well, I mean you 'didn't decide Ub I did. So I bought a goose.s. "Why, so have I! I told you I'd like a goose." "Well, now we are agreed; for once, anyhow." "Yes; and I suppose we'll have. cold: goose and stew for the next 'fort night!" They relapsed into their usual si lence. v "Do you want a few cloves !n the apple sauce with your goose?" the wife asked on Sunday morning. "Your goose, you mean." "No, I don't! It seemed bo absurd to have two geese, in the house, that 1 sentv mine to Aunt Jane.'^ "What! Why, I sent mine to Uncle Joe!" To straighten their hats is the first Impulse of feminine hu...
WALLOWING TANK. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
WALLOWING TANK. The pleasure that a pig gets out of wallowing In shallow water Ib taken advantage of by some breeders to keep them free from vermin. A tank is made of convenient size. It is ad vlsuble to have it under cover—a shel ter roof of Iron, enough to keep the sun off It, will do'. The tank is par tially filled with water, and the sur face of the water is covered with kero sene oil. When the pigs wallow in this they got sufficient oil on them to destroy vermin. When necessary, the oil and water are replenished, and the tank, of course, requires occasion al cleaning. To prevent the forma tion of mud-holes, the ground sur rounding the tnnlc should be surfacod with concrete.
FEEDING FOR FEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
: FEEDING FOR FEATHER. Feeding poultry for foather ie n very important matter, for on the oven and fairly quick growth of fea ther depends, In most Instances, tlio quality of plumage, its color, and Its marking. FeaJier growth makes a great strain on a young , blrd'B strength, and it is nt this period that novices have wondered at the appar ent stoppage in the growth of their pet specimens. Good diet of a rather more fatty quality is needed now, but care must 'be taken that the pigmen tary quality of the food Is not injure ious to the color of the bird we aro rearing.-Thus maize must on no ac-: count bo given to white fowls at this stage, and even red wheat is not with out itB dangers. Good oatB, with oc casional feeds of white peas and a little boiled linseed, the latter mixed with the soft food, arc excellent. Tight feathered birds, such as game, might with advantage have a little pea-meal mixed with the aoft food, and old dried peas aro to be recom mended. Color feeding 1b not sa...
VENTILATION IN FOWL HOUSES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
[ventilation in fowl houses. Open your bedroom windows wide, or sleep out on the verandah, and you wake up in the morning feeling like a fighting-cock. You linve had ventila tion. Open your window an inch and your door an inch, and morning will And you sniffling like an old nag with the heaves. A draught is a thin stream of cold air sneaking In through a warmer body of air without mixing. Ventilation is a body of air that, how ever cold, comes in a bunch, and has volume enough to regulate Us own temperature. You might think of these things In regard to your hen house, for a fow. is more susceptible to a draught than any living thing. A fowl's body is a regular little en gine. Did you know that fowls don't swear.' You didn't! Why, they have 110 sweat glands. A fowl'B natural temperature is away above the fovor hoat l all other living creatures, and that makes a draught of air their death warrant.
CHANGE OF FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
CHANGE OF FOOD. When the chickens have got nicely feathered—say, about five or ' six woekH old—they will need to be put upon a different food regime, accord ing to the breed. Those that are short oC leg and very feathery will need plenty of rice, which, although It does not produce bone, does Influ ence feather considerably, not alto gether because of Its own nutritive qualities, so much as It does by Its ac tion In keeping the blood cool, and thus allowing the other foods given to be assimilated with ease and com fort without the skin become dry and Irritated, and thus noting ns a deter rent upon feather growth. If stimu lative and nourishing foods are given, the blood bccomon over-heated, and the skin Is apt to become dry and harsh, and when this Is the case the feathers do not break nlcoly.
THE PIGGERY. MONEY IN PIGS [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
THE PIGGERY. MONEY IN PIGS The roaring of pigs was the sub ject of an interesting paper read by .Mr. F. Gamlln recently before the Members of the Otakeho (Now ^Zea land) branch, of the Farmers' Union. Pigs have the reputation of being dirty animals (said Mr. Gamlin), but if properly housed and looked after, are onp of "the most" profitable, as well as the most interesting, products of the farm, and it 1b surprising how few farms have a really well-equipped pig gery. It seems where tho pig Is con cerned "any old' thing will do." The extra profit will soon repay the small expenditure on a good comfortable house. For general requirements I consider that a building 30ft. x 7ft:, with wood floor, divided into four compartments, three for breeding sows, each 6ft. x 7ft." a rail placed, about 1Q Inches out from the wall and the same dlstanco above the floor is necessary to prevent the sow from overlaying .her young. The remain ing space, 12ft. x 7ft., I use for a fat tening pen, each compa...
TAINT IN CREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
TAINT IN CREAM. Kced Uiat will injure the flavor of the butter aud which Bhoulct not be fed to mllcli cows are:— li Turnips and turnip tops. 2., Rape or rye. > 3. Decayed ensilage. 4. Leeks, onions, or apples'In large quantities. Other causes of taint in cream are: 1. Cows' udders and teats in an un clean condition at milking time. 2. Milking in umdean'balls. :i. Using unclean wooden, galvanised or rusty milking pails. 4. Separating the milk In contact with odors. 5.—Improperly cleaned separator. 6. Keeping the cream In cellars or other places where there are roots or vegetables, i 7. Keeplac the cream for several days at a temperature over 56 deg. 8. Cows drinking water from stag nant water-holes • or the soakage of stock or farm yardB.
DAIRYING. POINTS IN CHEESE-MAKING. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
DAIRYING. P0INY8 IN CHEESE-MAKING. For hard-pressed cheeso, where a ripe milk Is required, It la best to use night and morning's milk mixed. In the cnBe of making cheeso from sweet milk, such as some varieties ol im pressed cheese, It Is often most satis factory to use one meal's milk only. The rennet must oe very carefully added to milk that Is overrlpb, as the acidity In the milk stimulates the ac tion of the rennet, making It work very quickly. Unless treat care Is exercised, the milk will 'be over-stir red and rendered useless tor cheese making. It is most Important* that the curd be of uniform consistence throughout; nttd Uiis Is obtained by Judiciously stirring ill the rennet and taking pre cautions to prevent the temperature of the renneted milk falling. Keep, the vat covered, .and water a little warmer than' the milk In the vat jacket. Wltoy from cheese making may be set In tanks, and tho cream skimmed i off the nojit day, before using the whey for pig-feeding. Whey cream ca...
FINISH IT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
FINISH IT. When Samuel P. B. MorBe, after wards famous as the inventor of the electric telegraph, was a young paint er studying in London, he made a drawing from a small caBt of the Far nose Hercules, intending to offer it to Benjamin West as an example of his work. Being anxious for the favorable opinion of the master, he Bpent a fort night upon the drawing, and thought he had made it perfect. When Mr. West saw the drawing, lie examined it critically, commended it in this and that particular, then handed it back, saying:— "Very well, Bir, very well; go on and flnish It." "But It Is fluished," said the young artist. "Oh, no!" said Mr. West. "Look hero, and here, and here," and he put his finger upon various unfinished places. • Mr. Morse saw the defects, now that they were pointed out to- him, and devoted another week to remedy ing them. Then he carried'the draw ing again to the master. Mr." West was evidently much pleased, and lav ished praisos upon the work; but at the end he hand...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
-Government Notices INSPECTION OF LEGISLATIVE 1 ASSEMBLY ELECTORAL LIST, 1914. ELECTORAL DISTRICT OF JIKA J IK A. PRESTON DIVISION. The General List of Electors for the nbove Division is now printed, and copies may be inspected nt my office, and nt every post ollicc, railway station, and State School within the Division. Claim forms to enable qualified per sons not enrolled to become enrolled may be obtained at any of the places named. H. L. WOOD, Electoral Registrar at Preston. IT Y OF NORTHCOTE PAYMENT OF RATES TO SECURE ENROLMENT. Notice is hereby given that no Person will be entitled to be enrolled on the Municipal Roll for the respective Wards of the City of Nortbcote in respect of any Property unless before or on the 10th day of June, 1914, all sums payable in respect of Rates made due and pay able on sut'h Property shall have been paid. The Rate Collector will nttend at the Municipal Ollices, High Street, from the 2nd to the 10th (lay of June, 1914 (Sunday and Public Holidays...
MECHANICAL MANAGEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
MECHANICAL MANAGEMENT. So much lias been said of Into about scientific management in manufactur ing establishments that It may bo de sirable to look ahead a little and en deavor to see just what departments of productive activity are really in line to bo managed according to the methods thus udvocated. In general, it seems as if the lines of work capa ble of such organisation and conduct are those from which, in the course of a comparatively short time, :he ikiiled mechanic may bo almost wholly eliminated. Repetitive processes, operationo which may be describod in instruction cards or planned out wholly In ad vance by some one other than the in dividual by whom they are to be exe cuted, are the vory ones from which the element of individual judgment may be almost entirely removed, nmJ therefore are next in line to be turned over to an inanimate and alnnst en tirely automatic machine. The tilings which the macliino cannot do to ad vantage are those which are not per formed twice alik...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
Phone, Northcote 97. What do Your Clothes Cost ? U Exclusiveness can be bought any day providing you care to pay enough for it. No matter now little you pay for a Suit, it cannot represent value without Style, Qnality, Wormanship. 11 The extent of the value depends as much on the degree of these essentials as on the price. Shands' Suit to Measure Combine this trinity of clothes essentials in a distinguishing and marked degree. H The inherent beauty of their authoritative style has won the admiration of discriminating dressers throughout the City. Exclusive Fabrics Have just been opened and patrons can rely on the taste of my productions as well as on the workmanship and materials em ployed. Arthur Shands "Critical Fashioner to Men'IX I • • -4 88 High St., Northcote Sth. W.H.C. MONEY! MONEY! MONEY! £3, £5, £10, and Upward*. A PRIVATE Loan from a PRIVATE Lender in a PRIVATE House. To any Housewife, Householder, or Wage-Earner. Lowest Possible Interest, Repayments to Suit Wages. The Pr...
III. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
The' bruit of death stirred the vil lages, and sent many of its poorest people to the doors of the ItocU Houbo that night Thoy owed much to the generosity of the rich Ameri can who had dwelt among thorn ho mysteriously, and thoy paid the Inst homage with a devotion which was very renl. To all these Father Domi nic gave his Mossing when ho loft the house with Vnguna at midnight. "He is dead, my friends—Clod rest his soul." So truly had the child-wife dreamed—so were her words Justi fied.. ^ Down at the hotel where the throo strangers waited for the tidings, tho doctor excused himself with what fair pleas he could, and said that it was a case of syncope and should have been expected. The terror of the trance, might have contributed i.r> It, but tho drug had beon the actlvo agent. The stricken man would have burst tho unseen bonds which robbed him of life, but the effort had culmin ated In doath. Thero could be no doubt of that—tho scalpel answered for It beyond all question. Ho. wh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
The . . . Business Man Appreciates Our prompt tailoring ser vice aa much as the dis tinctive individuality of every suit we turn out, and our extremely low charges. Our Suits are modelled on the latest London style. Our windows show the latest Summer Suit ings. For Wall-Tailored Clothaa come to us. TREVENA & SON, THE RELIABLE GENTS' TAILORS 266 Smith Strest. Collingwootl Phone, Centre! WIO.
THE POULTRY YARD. FOOD FOR LAYING HENS. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
THfE POULTRY YARD. FOOD FOR LAYING.HENS. A laying hen refill ires dally about throe to four ounces of fqort, accord ing to size. A bird 111 -a wild state feuds 011 all Kinds of food, many var ieties ofton lu u meal, and seldom two meals 11IIU0. Hence we Beldom see a sickly wild bird. Poultry, If fed Ions on one k!ml of food, will Boon contract some disease or other, either directly from organs being thrown out of working or from an enfeebled 'Constitution, whereby they catch any thing that may uo going, nations for laying liens should tic made from bran, pollard, pea-meal, maize-meal, crushed oats, chopped cabbage, chaff ted lucerne, boiled potatoes, and other vegetables, fresh-cut grpon bone, lean ■ meant, cut green grass, etc. Any ;four of these may bo combined to gether for a meal, providing bran be :ln all, and one other meal with one of vegetable and 0110 meat. About twelve tounces per weight In the morning for iton laying fowls with about one pound to llfteon ounces of grain I...
EPPING SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, 18TH MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
• EPPING SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, 18th May. v Present:—Cm. Den (president), Mc Coy, Wuchntsch,' Browne, McCormnck and Goss. CORRESPONDENCE. From Public Health Department re ferring to the -risk of contamination to pics, cakes, etc., exposed on the outside of "glass cases, or counters in shops.— Received. | From Dunn and Son, nnnlysts to the Shiro of Epping, stating that they had — not received liny samples of food for ■ analytical examination for the quarter i ended March 31st, 1913.—Received. I From Education Department asking what action the council intended taking in connection with Empire Day celebra tions.— Cr. Browre moved that the mat ter be lef in t'ie hands of the president to co-operate wilh the local school tench2rs. Cr. McCoy seconded.—Car . ricd. From E. Lock, shire secretary. New ham arid Woodend, forwarding resolu tion passed at their last meeting:— "That this council believing that the powers vested in the Country Roads ' Board, by virtue of' the Country Roads Act, arc...
WITH DEADLY EFFECT. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
WITH DEADLY EFFECT. A malign passion may bo tlio effect of a disease; If not, it will tend di rectly to produce that disease (snys a physician). Avarice, long Indulged, destroys the normal balance of tlio brain, and at length shrivels it up by concentrating nourishment on the part which is concerned with getting and holding.. Oiubursis of anger Btrlke at the heart. Many a man has dropped dead ';i the heat of rage. MoreseneKs Is very effectual in pro ducing disease. It acts specially up on the liver and the digestive organs. The seat of tlio affections Is In the oraln. This suiters (lrst; afterwards, in course of time, the organs which It controlH. ' To the vain man one can only ex tend pity or contempt. Writing of vain-glory, Bacon snkl:. "Glorious (i.e., 'joastful) men are the scorn of wIbo men, the abomination of fools, the Idol of parasites, and the slaves of their own vaunts." But Bacon did uot coi. fuso vuin-slory with prido in its best sonsu. Money goft't buy the lpyuity of a ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 23 May 1914
A NURSE'S AGONISING PILES. Zam-Buk Perfectly cures. j Surely no stronger proof of Zam-Buk's power to end the most distressing cases of piles need be quoted than the story of Mrs. H. Neaves, the well-known nurse of 12 Poplar street, Surrey Hills, Syd ney. I "For some time," says Mrs. Neaves, | "1 was a martyr to blind and bleeding piles which caused awful agony. The inflammation and general congestion ! made my life a misery. Although I experimented with many so-called re medies not one of them gave me any ease. Then 1 commenced with Zam-Buk, which quickly exerted its soothing in fluence, subduing all inflammation and irritation and easing the smarting burn ing pain. By persisting with Zam-Buk I was entirely freed from the terrible , piles. • | "On another occasion boils broke out on my body. Zam-Buk brought the in flumed lumps to a head, drawiug out all bad mutter, finally healing the sores in 1 a perfect manner. | "I strongly recommend Zam-Buk as an ideal household balm for cuts, b...