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RECRUITS WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
RECRUITS WANTED. It is published for the information of all intending applicants, and all pre* vious applicants who forwarded their applications direct to Head Quarters at Melbourne and elsewhere, and who have not yet been dealt with, to apply and to re-apply to Lieut. Smith at Murtoa, or Lieut. Muller, Area Officer 73a, at Horsham. The following par ticulars are required :— Application to Join Expeditionary Force. Surname Christian Name Ago Particulars of Previous Service Marrioif or Single Number of Childron Addre-'s Ann of Service desired to join, viz., Li :ht Horse Infantry Field Artillery Enyinoers Army Service Corps. - The clause "Particulars of Servico" should includo qualification for the Arm selected, but without prejudice to the Arm such appli cant will be finally posted to. Light Horse volunteers with ex perience should apply to Lieut. Hastie, Murtoa, or the officers in charge of squadrons.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
GUL B I N'S M URTOA For instance—that our Trade Is the Biggest in all the District!—that our Prices are the Lowest by a long way, and that our Values are not come within Coo-ee of by our Com petitors ! Just give us a trial order, and see how well you will be satisfied. i\TF3 IN ALL DEPARTMENTS. CHRIS/ GULBIN, Federal Stores, M'Donald Street,
A Dainty Collarette. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
A Dainty Collarette. p Here is a design of a particularly pretty collarctte that may he car ried out with almost any small remnants of ribbon, lace, and silk, and that specially recommends itself for the ease with which .it can bei made. | Jn the large sketch the collarette may bo seen laid out perfectly flat, in order to show the way in which it is arranged, and in the small sketch it is shown in position upon ! a figure. It consists of a band of velvet ribbon, trimmed on the j outer edge with a broad frill of lace, and inside there is a small vest bf spotted silk, fastening with three tiny gold buttons, and, by the way, this little rest should be finished oft at the neck with a small ribbon bow tie. The col lours be selcctcd to harmonise with the costume with which the col larette is to be worn, and the sketch i'o clearly shows its nature that further description is unneces sary.
Hoaxing the Senators. THE STORY OF A PRACTICAL JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
Hoaxing the Senators. ~ i . THE StfORY OF A PRACTICAL JOKE. An amusing practical joke has just j been played upon French Ministers of Parliament by a Parisian journalist. Every Deputy or Senator is glad of au opportunity to bring bis name before the notice of hfs con stituents, and no method is sim pler than that of subscribing for the erection of a statuo to some dead and gone French celebrity who is in danger of bning forgot ten. Knowing this, says the ' Times ' correspondent, a clever newspaper man invented a fictitious personage named Hegesippe Simon. Then ho sent a printed circular to over a hundred Deputies, inviting them to become honorary members of tho committee which was being organ ised to celebrate tho centenary of the illustrious Hegesippe. For the benefit of those who might have forgotten this literary giant he ad ded a quotation from his works, "When the sun arises, the darkness vanishes away." The Deputies, who were unwilling to admit ignorance of the great man or to...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS.. — f To remove tho mark of a scorch wet whatever is scorched with cold water and place it in the sun. When dry, the rnnrk will have dis appeared. If you wont pork crackling lo be crisp instead of tough when cooked rub it well over with salad oil, and then sprinkle it with fine salt and cook in the usual way. When milk is scorched while boil ing, remove the pan from the fire and place it in cold water. Put a pinch of snlt in the milk and stir it up, and the burnt tasto will dis appear. To keep patent leather shoes in good condition, rub them with a little olive-oil on a piece of wool, then polish .with a clean soft rag. This will keep the leather from cracking. ( For chronic night cough try tak ing a teaspoonful of whisky and pure glycerine in equal parts. This can be kept in a bottle by tho bed in case of need, and will be found invaluable. To clean linoleum without wash ing, remove all the dust, then take a bit of flannel sprinkled with paraflin and rub the linoleu...
"The House of Gold." NERO'S MARVELLOUS PALACE IN ROME. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
" The House of Gold." : r ■ NERO'S MAKVF.LLOUS rALA.CE v TNT TinAfTO. An interesting- description of the wonderful "House of Gold " which Nero had built for him between the Palatine and Esquiline hills in Rome was given by M. Precliat in a recent lecture in Paris. This mighty palace, covered with plates of gold enriched with ivory and adorned with a multitude of; beautiful statues, covered an area equivalent to the Champs Elysees | and the Place de 3a Concorde. The j Emperor conceived the idea after I reading Ovid's description of the ralac.e of the Sun in the "Meta morphosis. And it was in the guise of the Sun God that Is'ero had a statue of himself made near ly 99ft. high. This colossus stood in a great four-horsed chariot, j and was erected in front of the "House of Gold." Within the palace walls was a lake, which ancient authors compare to a sea, and on its waters were given the sumptuous nautical fes-j tivities of which one reads. .Like j a fairy palace the "House of Gold" j wa...
SECOND INSTALMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
SECOND INSTALMENT. Yesterday morning it became known that Quarter-Master Sergeant Jack, Sergeant Slaughter and Private GuIIan, who had volunteered as members of the Light Horse, Murtoa Squadron, were called down, and would leave by train that evening. In a very short time the public,.who were appealed to, subscribed purses of sovereigns for the threo, and a spirited send-off was ar ranged at the Mechanics' Hall at 4 p.m. Prior to that hour Lieut Hastie had assembled the Light Horse mem bers, and Lieut. Smith had the Citizen Forces drawn up to meet the Minyip contingent, eleven of the mounted men coniiag over to join the train, accom panied by a host of Minyip poople in motors, with their brass band (under Bandmastor Harris), and the Pipe Band (under Mr. M'Donald). A great crowd cheorod the visitors as they ar rived, and the ball was soon crowded with a vast throng of enthusiastic people, including the school children in charge of Mr. L. Walker. The Light-Horse volunteers from Minyip...
EXPEDITIONARY FORCES. THE CALL TO ARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
EXPEDITIONARY FORCES. THE CALL TO ARMS. Great enthusiasm is being manifested in the Wimmera by the departure of our first draft of volunteers to join the Expeditionary Force. On Tuesday the scene at the Murtoa railway station was lively at i o'clock, when contingents from Horsham (6), Warracknabeal (10), Minyip (4), and Murtoa (2) departed I to report themselves at the Drill Hall, Surrey Hiils. They were met at Lubeck by ten from Rupanyup, all of whom had been pronounced medically fit by Dr. Cade. Several other volunteers are preparing to go forward. Quarter Master R. N. Jack, Sergeant A. Slaughter and Private VV. Gullan of the Light Horse Squadron left by yesterday's train to take up duty. At Rupanyup the troops were given an enthusiastic send-off on Tuesday morning, when they departed in ten motor cars. The band played and marched up and down the main street, children bearing flags and the populace joining in procession, great martial ardor being displayed. At Horsham the public a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 21 August 1914
THE MORE YOU KNOW ABOUT OUR FURNITURE The more readily you will agree that we justify our claim of it being "the best," not only in one single feature— but in every way—price, quality, quantity, selection and value, there is no get away from the many advantages awaiting you here. This is particularly emphasized in our DINING ROOM FURNITURE No reasonable person would desire a wider selection and there is little possibility of getting it. It would take a long time to make a complete inspection of the stock in our Showrooms, but any time you are in town with a few minutes to spare you can spend it very pro fitably examining any articles you have in mind at the time. ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE POSTED FREE. TURNBRIDGES' &nbsp; " For Everything in House Furnishings," Lydiard Street, BALLARAY. F. O. WAGNER GENERAL Blacksmith, Implement Maker, AND COACH BUILDER TIRES OF EVER? DESCRIPTION CUT Every kind of Smith's Work oxecntod on tho shortest notice andat moderate rates Biiilfc and Repai...
MATURING CHEESE BY ELECTRICITY. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 28 August 1914
MATURING CHEESE BY ELECTRI CITY. | An industrial electrician of Rotter dam is reported to have discovered a method of giving age to cheese by ■ means of electricity. After a long series of experiments, he found that he could take an absolutely fresh cheese and give it all the consis tency, taste, and appearance of a fine cheese that had been stored away and carefully aged for two years. ! He takes a fresh cheese and sub jects it to an alternating current. At the end of twenty-four hours of con stant alternating electrical currents , through this cheese it possess?® all ■ the properties of a fine two-year-old cheese, i This has naturally aroused great interest in Holland, where cheese making is one of the big industries. It is said the electrician claims he can do many other things with cheese by means of electricity., including an j apparatus that will enable the minn ' facturer to so gratuate and direct electrical action of this nature as to j give cheese any taste desired, and any...
THE DAIRY DEHORNING THE DAIRY CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 28 August 1914
THE DAIRY i DEHORNING THE DAIRY CATTLE. Ownera of farm cattle have a mis taken idea of beauty when they think a cow or a bull is more attractive with the horns on. For safety's sake, if for no other reason, the cattle should be dehorned, both to keop them from injuring each other and. ■from doing bodily, harm to persons on the farm. Horns have no possible use to any domestic animal and should be removed at an early age. When cattle roamed wild, horns: were Nature's provision for defence and guard against enemies. In the struggle for existence in the early days, when cattle in a wild state of nature had to hold their own with other beasts of the fields, horns were a valuable asset. Now when thay are bred for domestic purposes and have nothing from which to defend them selves, the horns have absolutely no use, and a cow should be considered more valuable without them. Animals on which the horns are left, possess more or less of thpir former fighting instinct. They often do much injury...
DRAINAGE FOR THE YARD. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 28 August 1914
DRAINAGE FOR THE YARD. I In locating a cowshed care should be taken to have a gentle slope from the shed in at least one direction af fording good natural drainage to both shed and yard. If the shed is al ready built and poorly located, grad ing and draining will do much to remedy the evil. In most cases it would take but a small amount of labour with a scraper when the ground is in suitable condition to handle to give the surface of the yard a slope from the shed sufficient to carry off the surplus water. Even if dirt has to be hauled in from out j side the yard to accomplish this, it will not be expensive. Tile drainage ' alone will not be sufficient as the tramping of the cattle soon covers the surface, preventing the water from passing down the tile. Thirty years ago the cream separa tor did not exist, and now more than two million are in use throughout ' the world. | | The average girl will find her com ; plexion improved by the following j weekly treatment. The last thing, at ...
THE ART OF MILKING. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 28 August 1914
THE ART OF MILKING. The art of milking is considered as being on a level with pumping water, or any other simple work, and yet there are many, points nended to , stamp a man as a go^od milker. Too many children are allowed to attend to this important work and many chronic troubles of cheese and the cheese factory originate right here. | A good experienced milker can soon I tell if there is something wrong with i the udder and milk, and Trill not al low such milk to be delivered to th? factory, but what can you expect of a child ? Cleanliness is absolutely I necessary to success in the factory. Everybody knows this and yet you can notice cows being milked that have udders covered with dirt, main ly caused by the swamp-like condi tion of some of the barnyards. ! Do tho milk utensils always get 1 proper care ? Are they properly wash ed with hot water, and kept in pro per places ? Are they used exclusively for their purpose alone ? I think not, or else the collection of things of all va...
CHAPTER XXI. POOR PAT. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 28 August 1914
CHAPTER XXI. POOR PAT. It was th# final day of tbo trial o£ John Qarvill ; the evidence had told terribly against him. His counsel had fought hard for a favourable verdict, but when the jury, left the court even the most sanguine feared the verdict would go against him. As for Jack, the confinement and the suspense of the last two days had told upon him, but in spite of that he looked a noble fellow as he entered the dock when the jury had filed into their places. In another moment the foreman had spoken. The verdict was guilty, with a recommendation to mercy, as the prisoner had received great pro vocation. "I will see that your recommenda tion is forwarded to the Home Sec retary, but I do not see how he can act upon it. The murder was not done in the heat of passion, but was deliberately planned, and the de ceased was lured to his doom, under the pretext that he was requirod pro fessionally," said, the judge, who then proceeded t.o pass sentence. A minute or two later Jack disap p...
FREEZING COMPANY. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 28 August 1914
FREEZiNQ COMPANY. ANNUAL. MEETING. About 100 shareholders of the Wirn mera Inland Freezing Company as sembled at the Mechanics' Hall, Mur toa, on Friday afternoon to consider the annual report and balance-sheet as pre sented by the directors. Mr. Thos. Hatcher, chairman of directors, presided. He said that ii afforded him much pleasure to preside over them, and he thought they would all admit, after perusing the report and balance-sheet, that the company had done well financially this year. It was the most successful year they had yet had, although they had only worked three weeks, and as chairman he could congratulate the company on the pro gress it had made. (Applause). As they were all aware, the directors had sent Mr. Hallidiy, the secretary, to England to investigate and report in connection with the marketing of their meat. He had returned with a good report, giving a great deal of valuable information, and the directors would in future have a much better chance of dealing'wit...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE MESHES OF FATE. OR THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. PART 11. CHAPTER XX.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 28 August 1914
• (ALL RIGHTS RBSHRTHID.) MESHESOffATE. , •" "■ O R, — THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. " ■ t ByHedley Richards, Autlior of "Thf Mine Master's Heir," "Time, the Avenger," etc., etc, PART 11. CHAPTER XX.—(Continued.) "Innocent ? I should think he is ! j I think the jury a parcel of noodles to find such a verdict. They heed only have looked at him to 6ee that he was innocent of such ia thing. I have been longing to come and com fort you," he said ; and his voice was so very tender that Meg sudden ly remembered he was holding her hands, and withdrew them, blushing, violently at the same time. "I only wish I'd been here that afternoon ; there'd have been two of us use violent language. Though he's dead, I could not help using hard words about the fellow ; and if I'd .heard him daring to make love to • you when he Was engrafred to poor Pat, I'd have knocked him down, ifi I hadn't done worse," Laurie said, with energy. "Then I'm glad you weren't here, because they might have suspected jou ...
HUMAN NATURE. ECCENTRICITIES OF THE GREAT. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 28 August 1914
HUMAN NATURE. - ECCENTRICITIES OF TUB GREAT. * In an interesting: articl* in th« "New York Tribune," entitled "Ec centricities of the Great," Mr. Ed- ] win Tarrisse presents a list of notable people who h«.ve shown pe culiarities of on® sort or another. Kant, the German metaphysician, he says, stands at the head of the class of truly great eccentricities. One of Kant's hobbies in the art of taking care of himself was to avoid garters. He permitted no ligature to be placed on any part of his body, fearing to hinder in the slight est degree the circulation of the blood. 1 He found it necessary at the same time to keep up hie stockings. Ac cordingly, he had Ioors attached to them, and outside each hip he wore a contrivance t-hat may lie called a box windlass. These affairs some what resembled an angler's reel with a spring, which secured the line at any given point. A VIOLINIST'S REVENGE. Paganini had his share of ecceti • tricity. He feared no one, and when "he was disposed to fly off...
SHOW FIXTURES. SHOW DATES. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 28 August 1914
SHOW FIXTURES. SHOW DATES. Natirauk—Wednesday, Sept. 26. Rupanyup—Friday, Sept. 18. Minyip—Tuesday, Sept. 29 Horsham—Thursday and Friday, Oct, 1 and 2. Nhill—Wednesday, Oct. 7. Warracknabeal—Friday, Oct. 9. Beulah—Tuesday, Oct. 1?. Dimboola-—Wednesday, Oct. 14. Hopetoun—Friday, Oct. 16. Stawell—Friday, Oct. 16. Jeparit—Tuesday, Oct. 20 Murtoa—Wednesday, Oct. 21» Rainbow—Friday, Oct. 23. HOUSE PARADES. Horsham—July 1 to July 4. Murtoa—Wednesday, July 29. Minyip—Thursday, .Aug. 6. Warracknabeal—Friday, Aug. 7. Nliill—Wednesday, Aug. 19. Diinboola—Thursday, Aug. 20. Jeparit—Friday, Aug. 21. Rainbow—Tuesday, Aug. 25.