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VILLAGE TAX HOAX. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
VILLAGE TAX HOAX. An ingenious honaxr recently swi-i. dled the Alsace village of Angerilliers of £10 and a dinner. Presenting him self to the mayor in the character of "'t. Leroy, Assessor of the Mlinistry rof Alsace-Loraino," who had come to in spect the village stables in eonnection with measures against foot--land-mlnntl disease, he was invited by the mayor to lunch. After lunch, accolmpni:ttI by the mayor, he set out on his tout, and from the proprietor of each stablo inspected he exacted a tax of 1/, while lhe fioed other farmers sums of fro: 3/ to 5/. On the back of the "in spector's" hand was tattooed the ieitl of an ox. and when someone noticed the sign Ieo gravely informed them that it was borne as an indelible guirantee of his authority. He proved himself ,an affalde person and was entertaioedl to dinier at the loral iinn, but he left A, gevilliers early next dRiy on hearing that the inspector of village genlar Illerie was due to alrrive. J. E;. RT:y, Canadian Trr;ide Comi...
THE AFFINITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
THE AFFINiTIES. (By Jolua Kendriek Bangs.) I know, my Heart, that in someni farff Before this world sprang from chaotic strife Both you and : on some primeval stage Together faced the woos anl joys of life. Not two, but. One were we, back there An space, When You were I and I was You, in truth, Through ehaos rushing in the seethi nug race, InI union blest as now\ are Love andl Youth. I know it as 1 know on this rare night That yonder stars that corruscate oi high Are fair to see. ail with their golden light The arching vault of lle:avenl glorify. I knouw it as J. know that love is sweet. 'Tis sure to me as that the sun will rise Andl on the morrow once again will greet. The dawning day ni-ith hints of Para idise. [ knew it when first on this joyous earth We met, and felt again the wondrous thrill With which Love weaves the moment of rebirth Of sometlhing lost in" far-ofi days of 'Twas like a coming home to one whose In w:tltlelrii sand weanriness were -Sp nt, - To lintl mid the once...
Special Sale at Seymour [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
Special Sale at Seymour .:Pearson, Rolve, Smith and 'Co. (in .conjunction with Heywood, Rose antl Co.) report having conducted a special sale at Seymour on May 14, 5,621 sheep and 109 cattle being yarded. The rain kept several lots from coming in. .Keen competition and prices in advance of late rates. Of the total number yarde4, 4,103 sheep and 101 cattle were sold, the following being some of the princi pal prices obtained: 785 xbred ewes, 6 tooth, medigm fraines, in good condition, clean in wool, Lincoln rams joined January 1, 23s 10d 302 xbred1 ewes, 6 tooth, good frames,. early shorn, in fair condi tion; Border Leicester 'rams joined in December,'3s lid 293 xbred awes, 8 tooth, good frames, in good store condition, and an even lot, Lincoln rams joined in December, 24s ld 268 xbred ewes, 8 tooth, good" frames, early shorn, in fair store condition, Border Leicester rams joined in December, 23s 2d -258 xbred ewes, 8 tooth, good frames, in fair store condition, Bor der Leicester ram...
ECHELON MILKING STALLS. AT HAWKESBURY AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
ECHELON sMILKIN!G STALLS. AT 1WE1KESBUUIY AGiuCUL Uli'0t COLLEGE. Comparrei with our old b:ils e echelon milking stalls showl to co iader. able advantage, especially in theo Ict that a comparatively small thbuidin 1i1 feet x 10 feet), is all that is ri e1 to milk sixteen eows at a time. c this Ibuilding can be built and fittd fbr fromt £100 to £130.. ncordin t locality, it is well worthy of conljer t tion as an elfecttie and campa:rativcl oheap building for mikitg putnrloes. Originally tile "stalbl" were maoi , wood, the uprights entern'in lte cll. crete floor, b:ut they are ntw constcnlt. ed of iron piping, wthict is Ibelied t the walls, and the floor is thus I free from cb.struction, a dcided adrtn. tago woletl oiealtilng. lThe et.nst.ructi llf tlthe fIlr is "stho diffei ent from the usual tietilod as oxpense: has i,..en cut dJn'a s. ur o , possible by filling up tl .th paIcked and and puttitng 2 inches of reinforcecd con crete on the tiop. There mt:ghu be somei dubt as toi whe th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
One Word in. Time, Is better than two afterwards. A chance of profit by another's ex perience. It is a strange thing how people will gut away an opportunity until too late. Its only little things that go to make up our every day life; the trouble is we don't pay suffi cient attention to them. Backache is a little thing. Sometimes it .comes after a hard day's work or a cold. 'It will pass off," you say, "itn only the result . of over-taxing the back. You call it backache but it really is kidney ache. This woman has learned to appreciate whet delay means. Mrs E. 'Thompson, William-street, Seymour; says: For a long time I have been a martyr.to backache, and at times-the pains were. so great I could hardly get about, and-when ever I stooped my back felt like breaking. I always felt tired and langu.d, and could get 1no rest at night. I went on suffering in that way, and nothing 1 took seemed to do me any good. At last I tried Doan's Backache Kidney Pills, and after a few doses I knew I h...
OUR GARDENS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
OUR GARDENS., (By Mr.: C. Bogue Ln lan, ft tih Government 'Journal of Agric l ture.) THE VEGETABLE GARDEN. - Get manure together that it may be in readiness for. dressing ground for autumn and winter crops. A pit* or shady corner will conserve all the properties of manure and rubbish, and insure a larger quantity of valu able material than where it is simp. ly-thrown into a heap and allowed to get dry. All the cabbage lamily, celery, potatoes, and quick-growing salad plants will stand rank manure, but it pays best in the, long run to get rid of the first fermentation in the pit, as where fresh manure is placed in cool soil it is liable to sour the mass, and prevent free and fine quality growth. Further sowings should be made of cabbage, cauli flower, savoy, and Brussels sprouts. Also lettuce and silver -beet; this is a very hardy vegetable, and apart from the green and the white spine of its leaves furnishing two excellent dishes for the table, it is a most profitable green foon-for...
THE HARDY FLOWER GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
THE HARDY FLOWER GARDEN. Seasonable operations vary accord. ing to the size and style of the gar den and resources and ability ol the owner. The vast majority: are. iot -really interested in gardening pure and simple, as is illustrated by the surroundings of the average house, but have a liking for some particular flower or plant. What we really want is neat and pleasing sur. :oundings for our country and sub urban homes, and these are secured only where a few fine shade..giving Ites or shrubs or climbing plants yield bowers of shade. Also a strip of fresh green lawn and rrecping things to clothe and beautify our ugly walls of corrugated iron or tough wood fencing. Outbuildings, too, should as far as possible be sur rounded" with follage plants of dif fcrent forms so as to add to the size and comfort of the pleasaunce. At this season ohr main concern, is to keep things green ana fresh. It is well nigh impossible to give too much water to ordinary garden plants whCere the land is wel...
WANTED—ENCOURAGERS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
WANTED-ENCOURAGERS. - Wh'ile only the very frw read poetry, or really care for it there are count less thousands to wh0om a smilo and the fitting word at the fitting moment would mean just everything. And they so seldom get it,. I do not think' wo encourago one nlother very much. And the trend of tho :jie, to use one of the catch phrases of the day, is dis tinctly discouraging. It is a sort of toes end hustle and push, in which the easily discouraged will undoubtedly lag behind. Very high up among the people who do things would I place the one who encourages out of pure kind ness and a desire to help. Mistakes are made, of course, and some quite 'rseless and futile effort may be gloei fled for theo moment; but where is the ultimate harm? Let us have meio encouragers to relieve the greyness of life.
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS (By "Ambrosino.") The "Lancet" comes to the follow ing conclusionS after a chemical analy. sis of twcenty-six well-known toilet soaps:-i'O slnallralse, the results shio\" ti:at the toilet soaps on the narket as a wholo evidence a degree of purity and adaptability for toilet pulrli ec.s, wlh!ich redound to the credit oi the soap-maker. It is obvious that mIlunern soaip-iakinig is, generally aspeaking, founded on scientific lines, :anld rii o11 a s ysemI of control wljich Iturns out a standard product equal to tasertained requirements. Gross adul teration in reg:ard to toilet soaps does IIuC all)ear to exist. The athlctic girl is less likely to succumb to temptation than her sister who ldoes not go in for atldetios, in the opinion or Dr. D)udley A. Sar gent, director oi athletics at Harvard. gooiaf cvds are the result of life's forces being turned into wrong chan nels. The eternal longing to ext~erTl liso oneself--tih.t is, to find an outlet tor the emotions-is aln i...
QUARRELS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
QUARRELS. We can forgive a man who hates a quarrel if he quarrels hardly or eron unfairly; he is so unused to the game that he cannot be expected to play it kindly when it is forced upon him; he is emlbittered by his natural anger that he shoull Iob forced to quarrel at all. But the quarrelsome man who quarrels with a purposo is as base as the cardsharper. He profits by the weaknesses of others on a pretence of sharing them. In fact, he is a mart that even thie most quarrelsome wouli never quarrel with twice, any more than a -gambler will knowingly play twice with a cardsharper; for in i.srelling, as in gaombhng, there i>. ole law that shouni nevelr be broken just because both are rather la wliess pursuits. and that is the law of fair play .--'The Times."
DEATH AND WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
DEATH AND WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE. "Hara-kiri," the one resource of the suffragettes, turns out to boe their s:trongcst? wealno. Englishmen art not so brutish that they can bear the sight of martyred ionuoncc. The heroic suicide of a lady of wealth and station on the public doorstep of the Derby is 1oorlth a wilderness of tiros, and the cross that was borne beforeC her body at the great funeral was : more vsictorious symbol than tli hammer. Militancy is only successful hi so far as it brings suffering to tile militants. If this were a real war, one could say the greater their casual ties the nearer their triumph? In war you minace lthe .enemy writh death. Mrs. Panklhurst is menacing the enemy with her own death.-"English Re
DESTROYING WEEDS ON PATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
DESTROYING WEEDS ON PATHS. Expcrinints as to the efiicancy of .r senito of soda for kiling grass an.:i weeds oil garden pal]is were recently carried out by. Mr. 1. O. Coggins, the assistantl iuslpctor of agriculu irl. of New South Wales. The experi lment was arranged to test various strengths, as fol:ow.:--No. 1, 11b ar senite of sedai to two gallons of water No. 2, 11b. arsenite of soda to four galloqs of water; No. 3, 111). arsienit of soda to six gallons of wa'-er; No. -1 1 ]h. arsonito of soda to ten gallons of wiater. The path selected was a grave: one, 100 yards long, the edges of whlich welre covered with couch grass and suim:l. weeds.- Thie experiient woas carriel out. in December, tlih weather ibeinug lot and dry.- The linal examination show ed that Nos. I and 2 kill:d the cou.: and weeds, but Nos. 3 and -1 only par tially'killed tlhem, and after the heavy rains they revived, and are now 0 lroo ing vigorously. On Nos. I and 2 theler was n1o griowth of couch at all and only ...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER (From Our Special Correspondent). rCith she faluure of efforts to ireaso by immigration the population if Australia to something hke what Is needed, it should be natural to expect that more attention be given. to con serve the home-grown product. in spite ci periodical disclosures in con nection with infant mortality, calculat ed to awaken the indignation and com passion of the most callously indifferent oitizon, there is still a wasto of valu able child life that is worse than cri:ni nal. The ignorance and neglect which loses for the State the lives of many infants born under the conventional conditions, is deplorable. There* is no reason at all why mothers, young or otherwise, should not be acquainted with what is required to raise healthy children. Education upon the rignt lines is readily enough obtainable, but such is the indiference, or laziness, or general lack of initiative, that hun dreds of infants which.have the right to live and which are needed to fill ...
A NEWSBOY'S SERMON. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
*A NEWSBOY': SERMON. A story of a. bright-eyed, bare footed, shabby little fellow is told by "Forward." . te was working his way through a crowded car, of fering his papers in every direction. in a way that showed him well used to the business, and of a tempera ment not easily daunted. The train started while he was making change, and the conductor, passing 'him. laughed. "Caught this time, Joe!" he said. "You'll have to run to Fourteenth-street." "Don't care," laughed Joe in resurn. "I can sell all' the way back again." The Dean of the Chapel .Royal, Dublin,. says the "Nineteenth Cen tury Review," appeared recently as a witness to,oppose a liquor license. " The publican's. lawyer asked him bow be knew that the house was con ducted in a. disorderly way, and the Dean said he. knew it from his own personal observation.. " What ?'.' the. lawyer cried, " Do you, the Dean of the Chapel. Royal, mean to say that you were in that public house ?" :"' wns," the DLn " replied. "And may I ask, ...
Friendly Societies' Rifle Shooting Draw for Second Round. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 22 May 1914
Friendly Societies' Rifle Slooting, Draw.for Second Round. . June 1-I.O.O.F. v. Manchester Unity 2, 2-Druids v, I.O.R. ,, 3-Fire Brigade v. A.N.A. 5 -Hibernians'v. 'Railways , 8-Manchester Unity v. Hiber 'nians 10-Railways v.. I.O.R. S,, 11-A.N.A. v."Manchester Unity 15-I.O.O.F. v. Diuids 16-Druids v. Railways 17-Fire Brigade v. IO.O.F. 22-Manchester Unity v. Fire Brigade 24 -Railways v. Manchester Unity 25-A.N.A. v. Hibernians 30 - Druids v. Manchester Unity July 1-Fire Brigade v. Hibernians 3 - Hibernians v. I.O.R. 6-Manchester Unity v I.O.R. 8-Railways v. I.O.. F. 9-A.N.A. v. Druids 13--I.O.OF v 'A.N.A. 14-Druids v. Hibernians 15-Fire Brigade v. Railways 17-Hibernians v. I.O.O.F. 19-I.O.R. v A.N.A. July 23-A.N.A. v. Railways 28 - Druids v. Fire Brigade 29-Fire Brigade v. I.O.R. . 31-I.O.R. v. LO.O.F. N.B.-Matches to be shot at range of first named club or as per arrangement.
TALLAROOK. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
TALLAROOK. Empire Day at Tallarook was celebrated in a most enthusiastic and pleasant manner. The resi dents turned out en masse,.and were joined by country folk who attended to pat ticipate in the festivities and to help to amuse the children. One of the principal features in the gathering was the way the ladies turned out and worked in order to make the demonstration a success. The pleasing and effective manner in which they attended to the cater ing and the effective way it was served, the wants of young and old being, well supplied, was a credit to them. And they did it all too so cheerfully and so willingly. We only wish we knew their names. The gathering assembled in the public hall. After refreshments the children were assembled in-a ring outside the hall, when they were addressed by the President of the Shire (Cr Howe), and Cr Ken nedy on the origin of Empire Day, and what it meant to the rising generation. ' In the afternoon. sports for the children were held in Mr Ken nedy...
WHITEHEAD'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
WHITEHEAD'S: CREEK. On Friday last, Empire Day was celebrated at the Whitehead's Creek State School, and proved a most enjoyable outing to both parents and children. On the arrival- of the parents, the.children assembled and saluted the Union Jack, as an act of patriotism to our King, 'and sang several appropriate songs, after which all dispersed and amus ed themselves in various ways. The races were conducted by Messrs Dawson and Halpin; while Mr W. Farrelly fulfilled the duties of start er. The races resulted as follows: Boys over 12-T. Chadwick 1, J. Coulson 2 Boys over 8-G. Halpin 1, L. Coulson.2, E. Dawson 3 Girls over 14-M. Knapsey 1, N. Coulson 2 Girls over 10-A. Whittaker 1, S. Halpin 2.. Girls over 6-Elsie Dawson 1, V. Whittaker 2 Girls over 4-A. Duell 1, G,. Halpin 2, E. O'Shea 3 Young I'adies Race-Miss E. Roberts 1, Miss A- Wall 2 After these events the children were supplied with fruit and lollies. The ladies provided afternoon tea to which full justce was done by the sc...