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A Misfit. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
A Misfit. • Money was none too plentiful in tho Juggins' household, so Jimmy, tho son and heir, was generally dressed | in the clothes which once fitted his father. I Jimmy didn't exactly like, this ar rangement, more especially as. his father stood over six feet high, and he himself was barely four and a half, while mother, who had to ef fect the transformation of the gar ments, was but an indifferent tai lor. One day Jimmy was found by his father fumbling' with his waistcoat he had just taken over. ."that's the matter now ?" growled Juggins, senior. "•* "Why,, this 'ere pocket ain't got any bottom to it," said Jimmy. "Away -you silly," said his father. "That's not a pocket ; that's a buttonhole !" A contractor one day missed a wheelbarrow, and ordered his fore man to make a search for it. The foreman called up all his men and lined them up in. front of the of fice, and began to search their poc kets, the contractor looking on awe stricken. The pockets were emptied one after anothe...
THE FARM. ARE PHOSPHATE AND POTASH WASHED OUT OF THE SOIL? [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
THE FARM. ,.i ARB PH08PHATE AND POTASH WASHED OUT OF THE SOIL?' It is said that the best time to ap ply basic slag and kainit is in the autumn or early winter, as by thi3 early application the phosphoric acid in the slag becomes available for the plants in the spring, when they start growing;, and the potash in the kain it improves in condition, having part ed during the winter months with, the proportion of chlorides which are not desirable for the crop. But the question is often as'ied whether, with such early application, there is not a great risk of loss of the valuable constituents from bein? washed out during the heavy winter rains, especially in meadows and pastures which are subjcct to being flooded, or," if not washed away, washed too deeply into the soil. It might naturally be assumed that this would be the case, but experi ence shows that there is not much ground for such apprehension, especi ally if the heavy rain does not come directly after the application of tha manur...
SCOTS IN MEXICO. HOW THEY FARED DURING THE FIGHTING. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
SCOTS IN MEXICO. HOW THEY FARE!) DURING THE FIGHTING}. , In an interesting letter to a rela tive living in Edinburgh, a lady in Lerdo, Mexico, gives the revolution experiences of her family, consisting of her father, a medical doctor in practice there, her grandmother, an Edinburgh, lady, daughter of J)r. Campbell, of Picardy Place, and her sister. The family had resided in Lerdo for some years. On returning from business one day, says the lady, bullets occa . sionally crashed through the win dows of the cars, but none of us were injured, and we all arrived safe at Lerdo. The shots were now so near that the ticket office officials ' begged me to stay there and not attempt to go home, a distance of only five squares. 1 preferred rather to be at home at such a time, and started twice to do so, but each time the bullets came snipping off the leaves and twigs above my head, and made me turn back. Curiouslv "enough, several men, thinking that I was not afraid, followed me, and when I tur...
THE DAIRY PAYMENT FOR BACTERIA. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
THE DAIRY + PAYMENT FOR BACTERIA. I Cleanliness has a market value. This i8 particularly true where j cleanliness contributes to the quality | of the food product. It has always i been recognised that cleanliness should have a most important place in the production of mil'-:, but strange to say, until recently, the number of quarts of milk and its. The results of clean methods are the banishment of dirt and the banish ment of bacteria from milk. As soon as the certified milli movement be gan, prices immediately jumped for certified milk from 4d. to 6d., then to 7ivl. and now to lOd. per quart, j The chief reason for this was the standard for bacteria which was set i at 10,000 c.c. by the Certified .Milk j Commission. In certified milk we have only one standard ior cieanu ness and one price. There are no de grees of excellence provided, and no prices corresponding to the same. When one contemplates the other 99 per cent, of the milk supply which is Uncertified, it is obvious that its...
CHAPTER XX. LOOKING BACKWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
CHAPTER XX. LOOKING BACKWARDS. Joshua Hetherinjton sat, to all appearances, composed and quiet. In reality he was simply, wild with ap prehension. "Tho strongest piece of evidence against your nephew is that fact that, a dagger, such as would have inflict ed the wound that killed the doctor, was in his possession at the time of the murder. It seems the housemaid at Mount House is engaged to the village constable, and when they were discussing the murd.er, she told him that Mr. Jack had a dagger in his room, and she, at. her lover's re quest, handed it to him. Then of course, there were the threatening words he used. But personally I do not believe him guilty," he said. "You are rignt ; lie is innocent. Dr. Fitapatrick may have bad enemies, j bitter enemies, who bad even greater | reason to wish him out of the way I than Jack had. You knew him in- I timately ; do vou know nf nnv mn>h "No, but it is possible he had an enemy, as you suggest. He had been many years in India, and the ...
CHAPTER XIX. BROUGHT BACK. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
CHAPTER XIX. BROUGHT BACK. "Call Margaret Wedmorc." As the name fell on his ears Josh Hetlverington started and looked round in time to see her enter, and he was struck afresh by, her loveli ness and grace, which was not mar red by the sad expression her face wore. As he looked he scarcely mar velled that the dead man had loved her, rather than his richly-dowered daughter. "Miss Wedmore, is it true that the dead man asked you to be his wife on the afternoon previous to his death, when he was on the eve of marriage with another lady ?" "It is quite true, and I thought he must have been out of his mind, or he would never have spoken such words. Indeed, when I heard that he had died a violent death, I came to the conclusion that he had commit ted suicide while out of his mind," she said, speaking in a clear, dis tinct tone. The coroner shook his head. "A man cannot stab himself in the I back. And now, Miss Wedmore. I want you to tell us about this quar rel between your cousin and the d...
COCOANUT ICE. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
COCOANUT ICE. Take a Pound of loaf sugar, six ounces of cocoanut, and a -quarter of a pint of water or cocoanut milk. ' Let it boil for four or five minutes, j tben remove the pan from the fire, ; and if not stiff enough stir off the fire until it thickens. Pour the mix ture into a greased dish, and, when cold, cut it up into squares or bars. Fresh cocoanut should be used if ob tainable ; if not, take desiccated co coanut previously soaked in mifc. If liked the mixture may be coloured with a few drops of carmine. "By the way, old man, do you re-' member borrowing ten shillings from me six months ago ?" ' I "Yes." ! "But y.ou said you only wanted it for a short time." "And I told you the truth. I didn't keep it twenty minutes."
ROAST CHEESE. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
ROAST CHEESE. This dish may be introduced as a savoury. It makes a good luncheon or supper dish also. Grate three ounces of fat Cheshire cheese, mix with it the yolks of two eggs, four ounces of gratixi bread and three ounces of butter ; beat the whole well until thoroughly mixed, adding by degrees a spoonful of mustard and a little pepper and salt. Toast some bread, remove the crust and divide the slices into proper portions. Lay the cheese paste thick above them, and put them into a Dutch oven. Cover the cheese, etc., with a dish, until the whole is hot through, then remove the cover, and brown the cheese with a red-hot shovel.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
( Under the patronage of Sir George Bowery iC.C.3i.G., late Governor of Victoria.. Fancy Bread and Biscuit Baker,. M'DOALD STREET, MURTOA ~Q AS pleasure in announcing. . that they have just com pleted, at the corner of M'Donald and Degenlmrdt streets, an up-to date Bakery Oven of the latest design, and are now prepared to wait on families in and around Murtoa and supply the best off bread and small goods daily. Catering done in all its branches at shortest notice. Wedding Cakes a specialty,, also Christening and Birthday Cakes made to order. Ice-Creams, Fruits, and Soft Drinks always on hand. Refreshments at all hours. A trial is earnestly solicited" Telephone 22. BRIDAL PORTRAITS FOR Particular Brides There is something so natural, so lifelike, so delightfully characteristic of the Sitters in Riuiinrds iiniZ Co.'s Tiridal Portraits thatf the most particular Bride cannot fail to be pk'iweil with her portrait, if it is taken-, by us. Uniquo facilities, high quality of work,, modern s...
SHOW FIXTURES. SHOW DATES. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
SHOW FIXTURES. SHOW DATES. Natimuk—Wednesday, Sept. 16. Rupanyup—Friday, Sept. IS. Minyip—Tuesday, Sept. 29 Horsham—Thursday and Friday, Oct. 1 and 2. Nhill—Wednesday, Oct. 7. Warracknabeal—Friday, Oct. 9. Beulah—Tuesday, Oct. 13. Diraboola—Wednesday, Oct. 14. Hopetoun—Friday, Oct. 16. Stawell—Friday, Oct. 16. Jeparit—Tuesday, Oct. 20. Murtoa—Wednesday, Oct. 21. Rainbow—Friday, Oct. 23. HORSE PARADES. Horsham—July 1 to July 4. Mnrtoa—Wednesday, July 29. Minyip—Thursday, A ug. 6. Warracknabeal—Friday, Aug. 7. Nhill—Wednesday, Aug. 19. Dimboola—Thursday, Aug. 20. J eparit—Friday, Aug. 21. Rainbow—Tuesday, Aug. 25.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
" MURTOA Agricultural Society. TIIE THIP.TY-FOURTH ANNUAL SHOW; Will be held in the SHOW GROUNDS, MURTOA, ON ' WEDNESDAY, OGTOBER 2i, 1914. SECTION i. DRAUGHT STOCK. All Stallions 3 years and over^must „ hold Government certificate. Class r. Draught Entire, any age. First prize L4, second Li 10s. 2. Draught Entire, 3 "years.* First Li 1 os, second 15s 3. Draught Entire, 1 years. First Li, second 10s 4. Brood Mare, any age, visibly in foal or foal at foot. First Li, the gift of Mr R Semmler; second 10s 5. Mare, dry, any age. First Li, second 10s 6. Best appointed Team of Four Waggon Horses. To be shown in harness and waggon, to be the bona | fide property of the exhibitor. First £2 1 os, second ^1 is 7. Draught Gelding or Filly, 3 years. First Lr, second 10s 8. Draught Gelding or Filly, 2 years. First Li is (the gift of W. Hutchinson, Esq , M.L.A.), second 10s 9 Pair of Horses for farm purposes, subject to trial if deemed necessary. First Li is, the gift of Mrs. I. Boase ; second ios...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
FOOTBALL. On Saturday last, after a strenuous game for the Wimniera combined trophy, Blackheath defeated Kewell by 28 points, the score being Blackbeath 8 8. Kewell 4 4. L. Glasson umpired in a very capable manner. In the same competition, on Saturdiy, Ailsa defeated Kellalac, aiso by 28 points, the scores being Ailsa 5.7, Keilalac 13. Biackhe.th and Kewell are now level tor the trophy. Should Blackheath beat Ailsi, and Keweli beat Kellalac next Saturday it will mean a fiml 'o be played on a neutral ground to be agreed to by the delegates. The fourth match for the McNaugh ton trophy between Lubeck and Taylor's Lake will be played at Lubeck on Saturday next- Taylor's Lake will be chosen from:—T. McMillan, G Ward, H. Pender, P. Rushby, Langley (6), P Bates, A. Hunt, Purvis, (3), iWcTavfsh (3). O. Pianta, R. Tucker, P. Watson. B. Wills, A. McW'nirter. On Saturday night Mr. Tydeman re ceived the following communication from the secretary ot delegates at Stawell:—" I have been directed b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
NOW GOING . ON! Everything must Sold. be Commonwealth Bans; of Hustralia HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY This Bank is open for all cU-^es or G£W*£RAL BANKING BUSINESS POST OFFICE BUILDINGS, Sturt & Lydiard 3ALLARAT Also ac MolDO'jrno, "sydnoy, Nawcastla, Hill, Oubij^, Canberra, Ade laide, Perth. Hobcirt, Griabano, KocKhamptoni Townsvjlic and London, ' OaWe rcmiUnnces *j:uue to, and drafts drawn on foreign pi.vit;* direot. For?ic;n bills not;otuied and colk-cu-a. Lctfcrh of credit mMieo ;o any uart ot cue wori'i. Hiiis negotiated or forwarded tor collection. Ltasikint: ami Exchange Hu#ino-s of every c«hcr:nrion transacted within the Common* weAliit, United KInand Abn.nci. Ouirenc aecoums opened. Interest pod on llxea aepcniM. Advances made against Approval securities. SAVINGS 3ANK DEPARTMENT Branch Offico: DALLASAT. Victorian Central OfDuo s 317 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. Brancbe* ir. tnc above cities and 2,GOO A^oricios ac i'ost Oitires throughout the Commonwealth Deposits from 1 /- to £...
MURTOA WOMEN'S PATRIOTIC LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
MURTOA WOMEN'S PATRIOTIC LEAGUE. In response to the advertisement, a representative gathering of the ladies of Murtoa assembled last Saturday after noon at the Mechanics' Institute, for the purpose of practically showing their sympathy for our Empire in the present grave crisis. Mrs. Broadhurst was voted to the position of president; Misses Kruger and Lavars, secretaries; and Miss B. Degenhardt, treasurer. The meeting then resolved to sup port the Lady Mayoress' fund, which has for its object the provisioning of our Australian soldiers with such com forts as may help to lessen the hard ships of war. Should there be a sur plus, it is to be devoted to the Red Cross Society. During the week, committees and sub-committees have enthusiastically pledged themselves to the making of five dozen fhnnel shirts, together with the same number of cholera belts and bandages. The next meeting will take place at the Mechanics' Hall this afternoon, at 2.30 punctually. This will enable people at a dis...
LATEST NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
LATEST NEWS. Another German attempt to cross the Meuse has failed. Germany has rejected Japan's de mands. The big battle at Belgium is still delayed, but the Austrians have boen driven back between Gembloux and Jodoigne. A division o£ Austrian infantry, two battalions of cavalry and two batteries of artillery attacked Vliulimirbolynsk, and were repelled with heavy loss. German infantry with 36 guns was repulsed at Eydtkerhnem. The French and Belgians defeated the Germans at Kamillies, but thoy burnt the town and retreated. Old men, women and girls have been butchered by the Germans, who looted and burned villages at Vremenile, Cirey and Blamont. Altogether 19 German and one Aus trian vessel have been seized by the Commonwealth.
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
GENERAL NEWS. M •ss M'Innes, a teacher of the Edu cation dcpartnent, stationed at Tyar k, si.c ruiles from Brcadftrd, was killod through being tlirown from a po.iy while out riihng on Sunday morn.ng at Tyaak. Deceased, who was 22 years of age, lived with Mrs. Fred, Daws during the past three weeks. An inquiry was hold, and a rerdict of accidental death Wi.s returned. At the meeting held In Temora cf tlie district council of the Farmers' ana Settlers' Association there was a L'.rge attendance of delegates, sixteen branches being represented. In re ?:.ird to tho appointment of Mr. F. Roid, a local baker and president of the Temora Political Labor League, as a member of the Temora Land Board, it was decided, wit.ii only one dissen tient, that a letter bo written to the State Premier protesting against his action. At the Ballarat city court on Mon day a well-known jockey, Alfred Doyle, was charged with attempting to impo-o on the Dcnil-'quin Jockey Club in writ ing with a view to obtain...
FEDERAL ISSUES. AUSTRALIA'S NEED. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
FEDERAL ISSUES. AUSTRALIA'S NEED. Australia's supreme need to-day is a strong administration. Politicians have prated wearisomely enough about great crises, and have done so just as often as their seats have been in danger. Now, however, everyone realises that the integrity of the Empire, the very life of the Commonwealth are at stake. So deeply has the consciousness of this sunk into the minds of the many, that there is a very real danger of the battle of the polls being ignored by thousands of ihe electors. The men and women who are likely to absent themselves from the poll are thinking of what Germany is attempting in Europe, rather than of what might happen here. They are satisfied with the course Mr. Cook and his colleagues have taken, they appreciate the promptitude with which an Australian force was promised, the spirit with which it is being equipped. They quietly take it for granted, that the "men who are in com mand to day will remain in command after the 5th of September....