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Congratulations. A Pleasant Social Gathering. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
Congratulatlons. A Pleasant Social Gathering. It must have been exceedingly gratifying to Mr J. Chittick, J.P., to see the large number of represen tatives from the friendly societies who met in the lodge room of the Federal Hall' on Monday night to congratulate him on his being ap ,pointed to the high and distin guished position being that of Deputy Granpd Master of the Manchester Unity -Independent Order of Oddfellows. The gather ing, which took the form of a smoke night, was arranged by the local branch of the M.U., which issued invitations to members of the other lodges to attend and re joice with them upon the honor that had been conferred upon one of the members of their lodge. The meeting was presided over by Bro. E. Heywood, who made an excel lent chairman. The gathering was honored by the presence: of the Grand .Master of the Order, Bro. Pomroy, and the Grand Secretary Bro. Webster. The health of the distinguished visitors with that' of the D.G.M. Bro. Chittick was proposed...
EMPIRE DAY. DISTRICT CELEBRATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
EMPIRE DAY. DISTRICT CELEBRATIONS Empire day was celebrated with more than usual enthusiasm at Sey mour State bchool on Friday last. The usual. morning lessons were dispensed with, and the departmen tal programme carried out. At 11 o'clock the parents and a number of visitors arrived at the school when an interesting hour was spent. while patriotic songs were given by the children and' instructive ad dresses by the visitors. AMr R. Ward, secretary' of the school committee, acted as chair man, and delivered a lucid address on the British Empire, and impress ed upon the children the necessity of growing up loyal and staunch citizens of their country. The Rev. G. W. Carter dealt with the evoluLion of the Union Jack, tracing the history of the flag from the beginning up to the present. The Rev T. J. Cory also delivered an appropriate address to the child ren. The children then responded with a number of ;choruses suitable'for the occasion, after which two pre sentations were made, one t...
TIME FOR RECREATION. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
TIME FOR RECREATION. For the niatural development of a hhman being work, play, and religious observation are necessary. _ On the farm the day's work is usually long and when it continues for six days in the week there is no time for recrea- tion, which results in its being stolen from Sunday, attending football, games, etc. The Country Life Com -mittee, which reported at the Tri-State Grain Growers' Convention, urged that this be remedied by making Saturday afternoon a half-holiday. The com mittoo also- urged that the teacher and minister iOne a lead in this--re creation. The country life problem is largely a young people's problem. They must be interested in farming and farm life, or they will leave the farm. Time.f for rccoration and religious life will do much to make the farm a desirable place. The committee also suggested that this Saturday afternoon would be a good time for farmers to get together for considering co-operative enter prises. The comnmttee emphasised the fact tha...
Fall from a Bridge. Young Man Killed. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
Fall from a Bridge. Young Man Killed. On Monday evening last an accident occurred which resulted in the death of a young man named Andrew Vickers M'Bean, an er.ine cleaner at Seymour. The particu lars of the accident were narrated at the inquiry held by the deputy coroner, Mr. J. Chittock, J.P., on Tuesday, when the following evi dence was taken: Herbert Walter Woodman de posed that he was a-niglit charge man at the loco sheds Seymour. On Monday night, about eight p.m, he sent deceased to the railway sta tion with correspondence and also to get a pass for Driver M'Laugh lin. The.deceased was to take the pass to M'Laughlan," get him to sign for it, and return. As de ceased had not returned with the receipt by 10. he went out to look for him. He walked round. the sheds, and as he did not see him he called Chas. M'Mahon, and told him to go to M'Laughlan's and ascertain if deceased had delivered the pass to M'Laughlan. M'Mahon came back, and -told him that de ceased had delivered the pa...
PIGS SHOULD HAVE PURE WATER [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
PIGS SHOULD HAVE PURE WATER Every farm should be provided with some means of furnishing pure, clean, and cool water for the pigs. Slob food will not answer for both food and drink. Where slop is fed like a thick mush, as it should be, pigs will seek drinking water between meals; and if the slop is too watery, the pigs, in trying to pick out the solids will swal= ?ow more of the liquid than is good for -. Ileir digestion. Stock breeders who have observed, slaim that the old idea that -pigs do rot require much water.is wrong. ."If s ine are placed where they can se cure plenty of fresh, clean water, they drink a great deal of it during the day, and especially in the evening. If you watch your. pigs when they are eating, you will find. they eat awhile and then take a few swallows of wa ter, after which they go ba.:k to the feed. They will go back and forth to a pig waterer all day. You will he astonished to see how much water they drink when they get all the clean wa ter they wish, and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
For Chronia Cheat Cominti. Woods' Great Feppermintt.CIre. '1e,68 "Oh, Selina! your cough is most dread ful, You'll shave to. take something, I'm sure; Get your mother to send to the chemist For Wood's Great Peppermint Cure. Mumma gives it to me and to Tilly When we have a cough or a gold No--! Its not a bit bitter, you silly! Its the nicest and best ever sold. Try the EXPRESS Office for Job printing Melbourne rates. There are Reasons WHY you should get your WATCHES and CLOCKS-from J. Alired & Co. Station 8t., Seymor. Firstly : Because they have a First Class Watchmaker on the premises. Secondly: 'Because they Guarantee al Watches and Clocks for 12 months. Thirdly: Because they are Manufac turers, and have no middle man's profits to pay. We are In a position to supply your requirements better and cheaper than any shop in the city ' The Remedy for Sunburn.. NYAL'S' FACE CREAM. Soothing Healing - Antiseptic Cleans and Whitens the Skin. Removes Freokles Is not Greasy. Will not p...
THE AWAKENING. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
THE :AWAKENING. The Widow: "Now, gettin' right down to-cold, hard faots, Mose, what am yo' prospects?" The Suitor: "Mah dear, I'se got a good job as manageh ob a laundry in sight." . iThe Widb? : "Well, yo' want to git dat out ob sight ai'.forgit it! Mfah last husband had dat same hallucina tion, but do lady who promised =teh lub, honeh,. an' obey him pos'tively re 'used to be do laundry I" A dootor said the other day .that a hotel man once asked him how many feet of gas the average gas suicide inhaled. "I don't know," said the doctor. "Some hundreds, I sup pose. lut why do you ask that?" "There was a gas suicide at my hotel last night," was the reply, "and I want to .charge up liis gas to his executora?;'
Seymour Agricultural Society [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
Seymour Agricultural Society A meeting of the Seymour Agricul tural Society was held on Tuesday, at which there was a large attendance, the president, Cr Tehan, presiding. The president read out a list of the donations he had received while in the city which amounted to £22 10s. The amount was hailed with satisfaction, and the president was highly compli mented on his success. Messrs. Hey wood, T. Tehan, T. R. Goldie, J. G. ; Bjorksten, D. M.'Stewart and R. Ward were appointed delegates to the Annual Farmers' Convention to be held at. Maryborough. The'show list was re vised, very few alterations being made. The annual stallion parade was fixed for Tuesday, Augast 11.
SULPHUR AND LIME. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
SULPHUR AND LIME. The effect of sulphur and lime upon :liseases of cereals and roots was referr ed to in a paper by Walter E. Col lingo before the British Association for the Advancement of Science. In Warwickshiro, in 1906, he said his attention was directed to some 40 or 50 aores of wheat attacked by a disease locally known as "may-sick.' In various parts of the field, either in large circular patches or' in stragg ling lines, the wheat plants were turn ing yellow in the leaf, and had at tamined a height only about half of that of the non-diseased plants. Later in the season the plants had a scorched appearance, very little growth took place, they. never developed cars, and were of little use as straw. Other crops, including potatoes and mangolds, were attacked in a similar manner. ' Experinients with. varying quantities of sulphur, and lime- and sulphur show ed that sulphur sown in the autumn for spring sowings, or in the spring for autumn sowings, at the rate of about 6 cwt. per...
Avenel. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
Avenel. The seasonable weather we are now experiencing is favorable to grazing and agriculture. The grass is well advanced* and a good win ter's feed seems assured. Miss Hayes, the first assistant teacher in the State school'here, has been laid up for the past fortnight with bronchitis. We are pleased to learn that she has almost recov ered, and will be able to re. ime her dutiessho:tl-. Miss O'Co.nor, postmistress.at Ave .el, ha !,. ely :esumea duty a.'er a six weeks' vacation. Dur ing her holiday sle has been over a great deal of tbh ee of the Austra lian States, and feels greatly bene fited by her holiday.
POULTRY PICKINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
POULTRY PIC KIS. S - a The latet %iing in trap ,nes,. was oi view at the recent Crystal Ia:aiee Sil)w in London. It was ciuimcd for itL.ha it was the only perfect automatic trai, nest on the market. lWhen the lie, enters the nest the entrance door re mains open. Upon the hen laying an egg the action of the egg roll: g ulo,. closes the entrance door andi opens the exit door. The hen is then iree to walk out. When the hen leaves the nest her action in doing so closes thi exit door and at the same.time opens the entrance door, leaving the nest free for the next bird to enter. 'lThe working of the box is quite automnitio. Should the hen not lay an egg she is free to walk out the way she entered, without being trapped. Such is the description, but at this distance we ask what happens if two or more hens crowd in at once? In order to test the eating capacity of the average hen, a number of ex haustivo experiments were carried out at the Maine Experimenofal Station, United States. In the c...
RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL. Henry did not get on very well with his people at home, so he enlisted, and after a time went to India. After many years he returned to his native village, thinking how surprised the old folk would be. He walked along the village street in his smart-looking uniform, his heart beating fast as he neared- the old homne. Opening the gate, Jhe walked up the gravel path. Just then a ferocious dog rushed out and grabbed his leg. Shaking the dog off, he speedily re gained the road, and was standing at the other side of the fence when his father cainme out.. "Ah, my sonl" said - the old man. Like the' prodigal, you have return ed " "Yes," growled the soldier, ."'but it's your dog that's enjoyed the fatted calf I"
THE DAIRY INDUSTRY IN SCOTLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
THE DAIRY INDUSTRY IN SCOTLAND. According to Professor Wright, Glas gow, tho dairy industry does not make up more than' about one-fifth -pait of the entire fabric of Scotch agriculture. This result hoe brings out by estimat ing tho gross value of the whold dairy prcduce of Scotland for one year at-a littlo under £4,000,000, of the cereal crops at about £8S,500,000, the green :orops at £5,500,000, and hay at about £3,500,000. Looking at the matter from another point of view, Mr. Wright estimated that the stock kept for dairy purposes would represent only about one-fifth of the value of the en tire live stock.
NOVEL THIEF CATCHER. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
* NOVEL THIEF CATCHER. A novel burglar alarm has been plac ed on the market inGrnrmany, compos ed of a small metal disc, circular ,in, shape, which may easily bo carried :n the vest pocket. It.is so arranged that a detonating cap may be insarted, and, so loaded, it becomes a terror to sneak .thieves. Suppose a travellcr is staying in a strange hotel, and finds that he cannot lock his d6or. He places a chair against the door, and slips the disc under one of its logs. Should anyone attempt to enter the room the chair is forced out of posi tion, the diso flies open, and the cap explodes, awakening the sleeper. The udsc may be used under baggage, in purses, under bicycles or automobile tyres, and in many other ways. .
TURF TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 29 May 1914
rUi F TOICS. (By "Flemington. ") Cabled reports show that Bullawarra reached England safe and sound, after a good trip. Thus the Australian crack has nearly 12 months in front of him in which to acclimatise and otherwise pre pare for the Liverpool Grand National, the greatest cross-country event in the world. One's sympathy naturally goes with Bullawarra, but there can be no dtnying that he will be set a, great taslt. In the. first place, he will, as previously suggested, need to unlearn a good deal of what he has been taught in Australia. Jumping fences in Eng land is not quite the saite thing as in this country. Bullawarra will have to be schooled to adapt himself to the changed conditions, and the danger is that this will not be an easy matter. Still, the gelding has plenty of time in which to pick up -the necessary know ledge of the English obstacles, and as II. EIarrison declares Bullawarra to be one of the most intelligent he has ever had through his hands, we can at least hop...