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A CONVICT'S GRATITUDE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 22 May 1914
A CONVICT'S GRATITUDE. George Gunning, a taciturn Eng lishman, who has just boon released from The Tombs Prison, New York, where ho had boon detained for steal ing.diamonds from tho house of a Now York physician, confessed that he had ?nbbed iii America and Jihiropo because .»f his ali'eotion for two littlo Knglish orphan girls. Gunning says that ho It'll Oarunoor Prison in 1!H)9. penni less, friendless, and desperately lono some. Hunger drove him to a ploa Buro park, whero succour enmo to him from two littlo charges of a foundling asylum. The children wero enjoying a picnic, but seeing him in distress, they gavo him buns and cake. In their haste to run away from " tho wild jpan" tho two ohildron fell into a pond. - Gutiuing rescued both, and slunk away before women folk could fieo him. ''Immediately I resolved to help thosH kids," said Gunning:. " I en tered a house outside London that night. With the loot I dressed like a nobleman. I went to tho foundling asylum and managed to ado...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 22 May 1914
Clear out the Bunnies! A G-ood Stock of the Best Make of - - - - - RABBIT TRAPS Has arrived and will be sold at a Reasonable Price for Gash. LANTHORNS, TRAP-SETTERS, PILES, ETC., IN STOCK. Telephone No. 8. DAVID EAKINS, Omeo Geo. Smith's Giant Asters, Stocks, Pansies Special Seeds. and a11 -- Flower and Vegetable Seeds. MY HARDi' COLD CLIMATE FRUIT TREES, ROSE FLANTS, SHRUBS, Etc,, grow vigorously when transplanted to other districts. SMITH'S SEEDS and PLANTS ARE SOLD ON HONOR. TRY" THEM. Cash Orders delivered FREIGHT PAID to any Railway Station. Catalogues Free on Application. Geo. Smith, Seed and Plant Merchant, Ballarat. Est. 1864, Auctioneers' Notices. A. MAGARTHUR & CO., Oattie Salesmen, Stock and Station,General Agents, BAIRNSDALE, GII'PSLAND AUCTION SALES conducted in any pari of Gippsland , and at Omeo District whou equired. Lettc and TelegramB quickly anBwercd Auctioneer for the Finn A. N. MACARTHCR, Who Conducts all Auction Sales and SuperintendsallBusiness of theF...
Terribly Tempted. CHAPTER XV (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 22 May 1914
SERIAL STORY ANNABEL GRAY. UlArTKU XV (Cuiiumit'd.) . "It does, uuk'cd!" >he said, stjuc\ with his manner. "Now, il yon, Mrs. Sianier, were quite salislua with Leonard's deepen love, you would not- mi here, day aite: day, liour alt.T hour, with only boous iia your solaco." "Wo may coutinuo an in hoaveu,'" sho said wisuudy, but sslio crimsoned and clasped her hands. Long iiad sho pond-red on Uio oun ous anomalies, injustices, and ironies 01 life. Sho uiigut- bo lonely, bo oven forsaken ; but here, on this now thres hold of art, she could -take her place; hero at least was an aim, and repose must eonio. Some word afflatus Jut i stolen into hor brum. "By the waj*, have you read tins*, translations 01 S^hmoitz X lent you? ho asked. "lest They are etude." "Sehmertz is no stylist; but tht-je is immense depth uud origiuality in hi* iaeas." "Do you-do you think Leonard it changed.-' she uslied, soltly, after a pause. Sho know then why Maudsley h&u lont her Schuiertz to read. "You...
MUCH TO BE THANKFUL FOR. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 22 May 1914
MUCH TO UK THANKFUL FOR. A speaker, in thu coursu of a tirndo against tlio universities and education, expressed his thunkfuhioss that ho had never been corrupted by contiict with a college. "Do 1 understand Umt tlio gontlo man is tiiankiul fur his ignorance?" asked ouo of his audionco. "Well, yes, wuii tlio answer, "yon ;oan put it tlmt way if you like I" "Well, all I have to say," unid tlio interrupter, "in that you Cava much to bo thankful fori" Heavy falls of snow arc reported from the Central Otago district (N.Z.) At Hawca Tin. fell, and at Pembvoko trees were broken down. Coining so early, tho snow makes the position .orchis for pnstoralists, "unless it thaws quickly, in which caso serious floods ore ospucted.
JUSTICE IN JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 22 May 1914
JUSTICE IN JAPAN. Truly, a woudorCul country is the Kingdom of tho Mikado, and so aucient is its history that Jnpancso sovereigns aro known to liavt) ruled and nourished several hundred years beforo tho birth of Christ. Jt is a rouiarkablo foot that throughout countless ago?, from time immemorial until now, there* has bceu but olio .ruling dynasty in Japan. Tho Emperor of to-day belongs to tho sumo royal fnmilr as did bin predecessors who lived B.C. " Tho Japanese arrangements for trying a prisoner are very dilferent from ours. With us the judge is a judge, ciud an impartial ono; in .lapland the occupant of the seat of justice combines, as he does in France, tho functions of judge and prosecuting counsel. He cross examines Peverely, and from the pris oner extracts tho minutest details con coming bis antecedents. Not that the past history of tho captive, if lie. is a ne'er-do-well, is unknown. Far from it. In Japan there is a wonderful system of espionage which aims at thwarting the ...
OVERWHELMED BY THE SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 22 May 1914
OVERWHELMED BY THE SEA. A strangely romantic- interest atta ches to certain records of tho old town of Dunwich, which have been uxannned for the lirat time and summarised in tho seventh volume of the Historical jWuuuKcripts Commission'a Jfeport f»n Manuscripts in Various Collection*, published recently. Dunwich has gradually perished bo - fore tho iucurfdons of tho North Hea till to-day only one mined chmvh of the seven which it once posseted remains. Jiut its old registers, beginning in 15H3, luivo been preserved ''in n massive, curiously painted iron chest, of which the ponderoUH lid, when let down, auto matically closes tho lour bolls of a lock, of which the Key can oulv be turned with the help of an iron bar." Thw chtvsf js traditionally believed to have been washed up on Lhinwich beach from some wrecked vessel, and is now kept in the village reading-room. in l.V.'O* four fishermen were sharply lined for going to sea on Sunday, "con trary to the laws of Uod and of this realm.'' ...
IN A SAFE PLACE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 22 May 1914
IN A SAFE l'LAUE. A iiro Ijrigndo story which is going tlio rounds relating to n man . who, culled up in tho middlo of tho night, nielud up u voice lozenge to moisten lib thronl. A lew moments later ho found lio li.'iil swallowed his cnllar-stud, nml told his wilV;. '.Don't worry, dour," she said sleepily. ''Fur once in your life yon Isriuiv where you've put it,"
THE VERISTS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 22 May 1914
THE VERISTS. Of voristic opera I state my opinion in most, uncompromising terms: who ovor wishes to improve his own or his follow-nien'6 artistic idstu, should ab solutely slum it. Useless to dnnv dis tinctions, mid say that Puccini is su perior to Leoncavallo; ho mny tio it moro wily craftsman, but his music has as littlo genuineness. Tlio suc cess mado to Maseagni's "C'avalleria Itusticanu" on -the \>len of "tempera ment," "dramatic cflieieucy," nnd what not, has douo a lirodigaus amount of harm, which might liavu beou almost irretrievable but for tho ceaseless en ergy with which a minority of music lovers havo protested against that score and tlio countless counterfeits of lyrio drama-, which it has&lt; begotten, from Massenet's "La Navarraiso" to Wolt-i'Ctiui'i'.s "Gioiolii della Madonna" Wo liavo so much good music to study and to enjoy, that even the second-rate ought to bo excluded, especially whon our object is culture as well as enjoy ment. The JjCbt of vcribtic ...
STORIES IN VERSE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 26 May 1914
STORIES IN VERSE. Mr. Herbert Shprring, tho Anglo Indian auihor of 4 rho ltomanco of the Twisted Spear/1 gives us in "Nadir tho Persian" another volume of his re markable stories in vvrse. In tho tale which gives tho volume its &lt;titlo wo have tne sack of Delhi anil tho be trayal of tho Persian Chief by his friend for tho sake of a golden-haired Circassian girl. The warrior has slain his friend for "The Wayside Hoso of Kandahar/' and his remorse bursts from him in a torrent of self-accusa' tion: - And 1, his mriend had laid great Nadir low; My arm had struck tho fatal blow. Like a pent-up wave which breaks with force, Fell the direful shock of a life's re morse. What was the love of a fickle jado, That over ends in grief, Compared to the love of a man for a man, My Jove for my dead chief? TIkto aro many other stories of arma and victory and death in Mr. Sher ring's latest volume, and tho author lias succeeded in making the verso form of his narratives appear absolutely^ «u...
MARKETS. WHEAT AND OTHER PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 26 May 1914
MARKETS. "WHKA.T AM) OTllKK lMiODVCK. Die market lias become &lt;" parcels aiv asking c m i 1 .''".v"rs are 3/10]. I 'ii ' , ls sl"ll> ;ln' 'I'l'XiNl at 3:10 to 3/10' without l,i:sui,,ss. Quotations lor small inniii'rs' lots in the country aio on tlie basis ol *1'^* not. Flour. Tho Association price for local consumption is o.j,a, delivered, unit that lor pollard JL\">/'10;. Barley,-Tiio market is steady« $U\\. ting sanipes ore j-caroo on spot, but tfiero is ;t steady business going on hi nu:dmm >md lecd d\-scriptioiis. Good to pmm» malting is quoted at -.'1} wcdmiii at 2/o to i?,10, nnd feed .it 2/ to (3. Capo mnk-mg !n\v°rth,from -1 t0 i'octl i'rojii 1/11 to 2; . Ortts-Tho market is linn in tone, with . only hghv offVrings of good Algerians. Hood o prime Algerian mil ling aro quoted at 1101 to I'll with a fair business at tho latter nro. A good business 1ms boon tran sacted in heavy food at 1 10, fair to SM°d quality being worth I V to 1 'Jj beed aro moving out st...
PROVIDING FEED FOR EARLY SPRING. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 26 May 1914
PROVIDING FEED FO SPRING. Nuw is I ho time to 1 li;nk abom pro viding toed lor I ho early spniipr months -tiio wot August xitul the tvM hi-p tcuiber-when jili the e.nv; are isi'u '> raive.1, and thoy are rather low m condition. K.vo corn i* the best plant tor making growth in the winter, anil thU is v.Uat Buvkett- says about it in hi-, valuable book. "A'atm Crops' UVU. . K vo «ill ;;roiv much betier on rich lan.i tlitin oil lniid that is poor. Swv t.heless it is grown cliioily on lima that is .-a:kiv in texture and that is low 111 fertility. It is so grown bee.m*> other cvivaU cannot bo grown with equal suetv>s 011 -arh >oii>; but there are wide an as in many stated well adapted to its growth and on these it is nov ?Ti-oivn. Tho habit of growth in rye enables it to gather food in soils where oilier ecroals would fail. T.'ie ground is prepared for ryo as for other crops, that is, by ploughing :o a reasonable d-'pili. It is not neeessarv to plough so deeply as for some ...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 26 May 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS (fir "AmbreM'Mo/ A r«si*rkabU fc-UUmcnt was nut]* at tho annual mooting of th« mlk manu raoturvru oi A'«tr York to th« effect thai tho eraaf ior tango dancing; in America was responsible for increased trade profits to such an extent aa to outweigh tar the lesa caused by the reduction of the American taritf. Tho nianuifloturoi'b at tho meeting reiiro Bunted a capital of i'GO.OOO.UOO. Tliov ruporrwl timt in c-yury silt mill oil (he Continent spindhis and looms wore uoiiig drivon to ihoiv utmost capacity, 'vhil;i unproved machinery and pro cesses of manufacture were resulting in larger proiits. I'rneu'callv every woman in tho United States ' to-dav, tho president ol tho llanufactlifers' Association declared, indulged in tho t«»K« and other South American (lanes, with the result 1 hut every \v,i man inquired a much nioro extensirc "aniiobo than lorrnoriy. Tho demand tor Nidi dve>ses during tho winter yon i-;n. ho said, was unprecedented, and sill; manutaotuivrs had ...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 26 May 1914
KIW ,&lt;Kiisii-.,iis.M) To of wheat that .\viii . v im'.o fcrn*ns tor wvevy two juvui'u: U '-v tl»o pivaiint heat variety jy -m ;ion:ovciuoji« of no moan imporr. to \ ieiona. That is tlio sUi'^i' at vtiioS) the vtferfe. of Mr. Rich ardson, A.>,i'ieiihural Superintendent, to doubel till! Si.ito's yield are said to bo at 11;v eiil-, In tho decade 11)00 1'JtO \V.crisi produced ait average pt U.6U busho!, ".o the awe. In Ml tno average v,«s 14.5:.', .n 1012 it 'c" to a.iW; but m l'Ji3 recovered to l'J.CS. Tlio nvorago of tiio last bar vest Kac'aed 1U.S4. Of course tlio uvcragJ yield from season to season de pends so much upon tin- rauitall that, these figures arc not a true test ot > raising of » Btaud:ird. Never theless, it is an established fact that Willi modern improvements the yield oi wheat can bo increased, just as the ..liillc vioid of rows can 1m enhanced through scientific selection and breed ing and proper feeding and housing. MY.' Richardson holds that no reas...
ELECTRIC HEATING. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 26 May 1914
ELECTRIC HEATING. A stilislitiito ri'oi'. tli« kitehon . ranga' uk a soiiioo (if domestic supply &lt;>l hot water has I'ec'iillv been introduced. An iron block, cast'roinUl a toil ol pijie, is heated-by :i small -electric Heater placid in obauibfr 111 its cen-.. tre. Outside tils block is a circular Jamie containing the water, which ? in its eourso through, the coil-is boated. The electric curl-Out -for : lliu heater comes from the regular liintfS; supply for l'glitiiip;. : -Vs.;tho apparatus'stores considerable* hent^-it may bo ..cut "(f. u-huit the current Js- required- for light without seriously j-.ilrectiiig. the-:supply of hot waller. On tin; other haiicl the heaters may be permanently connected with tho elcctrio main, independent c' the light current. '
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 26 May 1914
MELBOURNE LETTEF " '? (From Our Spccinl Correapoinlcni), Canon Hughes should' b: in demand' as the conductor-not of'a stadium for.? prize lights, but of sptcial missions. Ilo has jgnineU the right kind of fiimo (it would hardly bo uioo to vail it iiotjr io'-y) tlmt goes to draw thocrowds, and that is win,, k needed nowadays. \\ tho rov.s Uj.Olt IOWS:.J^;tM))j>ty;' one can understand wily church author-' ities in other countries' aro driveH ;r-by; the same lack of congregations;; to re sort to all sorts of methods to..attract tho people. it would se&lt;ari thafc-v"if"-. Buiue ciiurches here aro to bi kept open at all, some similar -move in tho.way of investing tho services with elements conducive to "popularity" :uust "bo"re sortcd to. It is not a pleasant fact but is iiono tho loss true. With. this' in view-tho devising of . uieaiis to who, once brought s precincts to bo aiu i to pray-thoro aro. iniinito possibilities 'in tlio punch of Canon Hughes, which, since his en co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 26 May 1914
Prevent Slti They do so much to promote and maintain the purity and beauty of the complexion, hands and hair un der all conditions, and are unexcelled in purity, delicacy and fragrance for the toilet and nursery. Cutlpura Kemp ami OIntinei tlift world. A UlMTjil M.iinplit booklet mi tlwcun- uit'l tini nculj), mil i>or,l-!rcc. AdtJr Sydney. w. PUBLIC INFORMATION. Postal Notices. I Tonglo Went | Swift's Crook Ifinony I Tarnbo Crossing I Bruthon Bairnsdalo Melbourne Closo ut Oiuoo daily at, C o'clock a.m. Return mails duo at Omoo 6.30 p.m. J lfinnomunjio and Bonambra-Oloaun at Jmeo at fl a.m. daily. Return mnila duo at 5.30 p.m. Close at Omoo ou Tuesday, Thurs lilen Wiil .Sunnysido day and Saturday .it 6 u.tn J'xteturn matta duo I Loose Bag . Omoo Monday, 1 ' Wod. and Fri. at 4.30. p.m. [ Cobim.^ra. -Leaves Omeo 0.1J? a.m Saturday. Leave Colmngra on re turn same day at 1.30 p.m. Arrivos Omen &lt;t.'t5 ii.ui, | Stirling (via Ta«i-r>o Grasj&lt;iiig}.~UImo !-t Omoo ;...
ECONOMICAL BUTTER PRODUCTION. RESULTS OF TESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 26 May 1914
ECONOMICAL BUTTER PRODUC TION. [MOSUlA'S 01'' TliSTS. Mis Uii USSUll, director of tho De partment of Aniiuul Husbandry in ill Swedish Central;.-.Ksporiinont 'Station, who has closely studied the ''large ma fcjiiai provided by the cow testing as soeia lions, sums up the 78th repirt a followsf A-uAr&lt; regards.the variations in ill eo;upo.-.tiion of tho total solids ol' th milk. J., "That in all normal milk,' with tin* Minio fat -percentage, the fat al ways l'unii.s thj muiic percentage of the iota! solids ol' the m'lU. Il ihe la peicunaye drops in the milk. the la. percentage in tho loial solids aisi drops &lt;li>u 11 r m) thai wlu-n ihe nidi* U'sls 2 ]).'r (vii!. i(, only is 20 pci ecu;, of t.he tola! solids. If tin? la: pete: nta«4e ol' tin: milk rl^cs that u. Llio total sohds a'.-o ric.ss np, so that with a 0 per cent. milk it amounts l« IU p: r evut,. ol' tin? solids. "thee changes in tho eoninoMtion o tin- milk solids have proved trrospeo I'V.iy u Ih :lu r in...
HUNTING PRINCE PUBLISHES A BOOK. GERMAN HEIR-APPARENT LOVES ENGLAND'S COUNTRY HOMES. VIVID PEN PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 26 May 1914
HUNTING PRINCE PUBLISHES tt BOOK. .'.;K;::.TAN IIKIR-APPARUNT I-OVES ENGLAND'S COUNTRY HOMES. VIVID PKN PICTURES. Tho Crown Frinco ol Germany has ?ir. ?1 f o t..''- rn h's h 'pj i ex periences, an English translation 0. ,.h .ii ;'on . i y Mi". J. K- Williams, la; be-'.n piiViUhod by Messrs. Mod el or ar.d ' Slo.;ghton. tt is entitled "Fn.m My Ranting Day-Hook." His narratives rango glihly 'Tm olcpiu lit shooting in India to grouse shooting in Scotland, his pen being j-,p( graphically wicllcd qr th&t of uic ir.oit. practised writer. Of an elephant hunting expedition in Ceylon the Prince tells that t«o oi the four hunters were KnglisU nun. An elephant was tracked down, hut with hU first shot the Prince failed to hit a vitnl spot, and the wound ed an'nval was pursued through thick undergrowth. "If lie had attacked us," says tin Prince, ""'we should certainly have been lost." Suddenly the hunters came upon tho eloi'hant fronting them twenty paces away preparing to charge. They h...