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WOOL June 10. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
WOOL June iO. Dalgety and Compiny, Ltd., report: -There is little t,, ret,,rt in the local market, oing to ,he sinpension of sales. The date fixed for 'he next sale in this centre is 1st July, and f.tr fhC opening of the regular selling season 7th Octo her. In Brisbane sales will be held on 16tb, 17th, and 17th inst., and in Sydney 2,th end 25th inst.
THE MARKETS. ORBOST CATTLE MARKET. Saturday, June 13. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
THE MARKETS. ORBOST CATTLE MARKET Saturday, June 18. Messrs J. W. Bird and Co. report: .--Cattle--No alteration in prices. W'e sold, privately, fat heifers £5 12- 6,1 to £7. Cows £7; ;g,,?d condition heifers £3 153. Pigs--127 penned. There was keen comptitiuon fr all c'assee though prices wrce hardly up to last week's high rates. We sold medium bac?aers .£? 3a; b~st ~tores £2 19.; 21 medium store.s £2 1 i; 1l at 47- 6d; 16 at £2 7-; 6 tt 45 6'-; 3d atudll storoe at 85s tL.3e,:; 16 diutt 8l.s to 32a 6d; .13 slips 25+; 5 small ditto 16s 6d. Privately we s,,Id 97 store pigs at market rates. Shbe~p--We sold 23 xbred lambs 12.s; 29 cmhk ewes (in lamb) 13a; 18 aged ditto 9a 3i. Messrs A., MaeJrthor and Co. report: ...We had a good yardig, comprising l:0 LctlH and 80 l~ig. TIlhera was a good attend:,nc., but oaing to the late ness of the .eson and the very limited amnunt of feed only very forwvsrd-condi tioned cattle met with any c'mpetition. For auch late rates were easily main tainelt. W...
BAIRNSDALE STOCK MARKET. June 13. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
BAIRNSDALE STOCK MARKET. Jone 13. M\ssrs A. Macarthar and Co. report: - F t Cattli--Good yarding; prices about rqual to last week's rates. We sold WV. Goodman's cows, £6 10s; A. F',rgu~on's do, £8 4~, £7 12s, £7 7s. £0 -19s; Rosehill cws, £10 7s Gd, ,8 10, £8 Cs, £7 is; J Redenbac.h's heifers, £1 13-'; W. and J. Keyte's heifers, £6?, £6 7-; J. H. Bankin's heifer°, £5 10s. Store Catlle--Fir yarding; good iuquiries for" milch c w., but other classes ab 'ut the same as late raies. Pigs--Only 10 penncd, which met with keen competilion. Sheep- fo~d ioquiries for all class's. We sold 24 fat wethlers, small, 17s; fat lambs 15s 4d; fat wethers £1 is 7d; and during tthe week 25 fat w, tiers, 50 fat lambs, 50 ewes, 2000 full-mouthed ewes, ?S steers and heifers,
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. (By "Ambrosine.") One of the latest fads among fashion able women is to have their backs-not backs-made shapely and picturesque by means of silks and laces and guinea corsets--but the natural back, from the ivaist to the shoulders, photographed. Two or three years ago the ladies of Paris gdt tired of having their faces photographed. They took their shoes ,and stockings off, and had their feet and ankles snapped by the man with the camera. A few ladies, more daring than the rest, had their limbs repro duced. on sensitised paper, and mount ed on fancy cards. Colonied hair is one of the fads which certain sections of society af feet.: -Rules laid down by experts de clare that :green hair is suitable for brunettes, mauve is just the thing for blondes, rose-coloured hair may be safe ly worn by brunettes, as also magenta coloured, but pink, 'purple and yellow should :hever be dreamed of except by fair *oimen. It may be added that the hair in these instances is not dyed,...
TO ROUT THE ENEMY. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
TO ROliT THE ENEMY. "Mamma, didn't you 'say lastf ,ve:k you wvanted the carving knife and tihle ,hooner sharpened?" Mliss Suburb: "Indeed I did. Blchs his little heartl 'How thoughtful Cou are! They are both so blunt as to be useless." - "Well, I'll take 'em round t- the cutler's for you.'.' "How- sweet of you to offer.to do such things for youre mammna, my little cherub. I'll wrap them no." . "No, don't wraj them up. I want them to show. There's a boy out' there waiting to lick me; but I fancy .when he sees me cominig he'll. 'go ~homQ."
SHEEPSKINS June 10. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
SIItEEPSKINS Juno 10. I~ilguty and (Joi lany, Ltd , ro'tiur Green skin Tzor wnv z. Counnry, Early shorn... '7/ t, 9/ 0/to 7/6 La?te do. 5/ to 01 4/6 to 5/( Lamnbs .., 8/to 0/ 2 ?/ to 5Q6 Dry skins, at per lb. 8upwr. Average. Merino- Well-growfn 8?i to 9k'1 8d to 8Xtl Do., short 7d Lu 8?d 6?td to ?kd Crossbred--: Pelts, well grown 8-J- to 9?!. 8?rI to 8?.d Do., short 711t to 8?! 7j,! to 8?d H~oggets ... 8?d to 8?d 7n~1 to 8j?d Lamb pelt5 Sd to 8?d 7.?d to 8,
THE BRITISH SUBJECT. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
THE BRITISH t It is dangerous so talk politics in Russia--very dangerous indeed---dan gerous for high and low alike. Ginger Jia, uf course, must be 'classen anliog the loe--hls name -uggests as much and his appearance conrnrmed the suggestion. fowadays he keeps a very respectable public house, su'the nosy bar parlour of wihcil he sometimes teds thLs story; and tnle tolling -of it brings him a good deal or custom. In tnose days lie was a httlo Cockney prize-figher--only 'a foa ther-weight, but very formidable- whom an impresario had picked up in 'W6nderland and taken to St. Peters burg, to give public exhibitions of Ins nobse art. le was an excellent little fellow of his kind, thouga hso talked the Cock ney dialect, and eiad other Cockhyc characteristics, it was no part oe his philosophy that, when at RLonie, one should do as the oemains do. Qa the contrary, he remained as good a Cockney in St. Petersour"g as Cii \Vhitecaapel--a friend" of freedom, in dependent in his outlook, speakl...
SHE WASN'T QUALIFIED. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
SEE WASN'T QUALIFfED. After preaching a sermon on the fate of the wicked, an English clergyman met an old Scotchwoman, well known for her gossiping propensities, and said to her, "My good woman, I-·hope my sermon has borne fruit. You heard what I said about tie place where there shall be 'weeping and w?.iling and gnashing of tceth?' " ."Yes," she replied, "but as to that, if I lice onything to say, it :s this: :Lei them gnas!l their teeth tliat. hae them. I hae only twa auld stu.nps an' they're no opposite ither."
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
OF RURAL INTEREm'J (By ''Rustians") The Commonwealth Meteorologist sums up tho agricultural prospects, as indicated by the data at his disposal, favorably. Heo states lnia since I'eb ruary, when a oonsiderabse portion o0 the agricultural areas in Western Austrasia had exceptionally heavy rainfalls, else season ithere bias been dry, and both March and April re cords were consllerably below the nor mal. Over the northern areas us Southerni Austraiia also it has been very dry, anid tue present outlook is tl'erefore not too bright, a good dowasall being urgently needed, for cui tivation, but cls;'ehore over ,the whole of the wheat belt from the coastal areas of South Australia to the Queensland downs the prospects are f-?vorabie. Picnosenesahy heary rains sell in eastern New South Wales in March, and tile iiiontlSly records 'throughout the Itiverina dstrict\ wcre aboce 1the nllortn?al, as wias llth case also over a large part of th. southern coaet line of ooutll Australia. Thiese wrcel ...
MELBOURNE LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER. , (From our Special Correspondent.) i The ?wning gap between " uppl:¶ and demand in the matter of housed in the metropolitin area has been given muoh prominence lately. Buifid ing has proceeded apace for some time in upite of the fact ,that cost of ma terial and labour makes it a formid able undertaking nowadays. But stit the cry of the homeless is in the land Agents'are besieged by applicants foi a place wherein to bestow their Laree and Plenates. The average agent :i not easily embarrassed, but it is, doubtless, safe to assert that some ol them would be satisfied to be less sought after. Rants are, of course soaring. It is easy to get returns is this way that plaoe house properties high in the scale of remunerative in. vestments. New reskdential areas are being added to popular suburbs with asconisising celerity. The districi winch has Mivrern as its centre, is making particularly rap4 progress. The spilendid system of electrie tram, wlioih ils come into existenc...
COULD DO SOMETHING. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
.COIJLD DO SOnMETHING. A little bioy of five was invited to a children's party. The next .day he was giving. an account.of the fun, and said that each: of te. little: visitors had contributed either, a song,, a' recitation, or music, for the .pleasuire of the rest.. : '.,0 poor little ,Jack!'" -said, his motlh, hliowi .very;, unfortunate' you coicld 'do noth-ing!" - ".Yes, I' could, :'other," -replied the .yiiiig hopefiil;- "T? sootd up and said -my Sprars I"
MAJESTIC PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
MAJESTIC PICTURES. To-night and to-morrow (Saturday) night in the Mechanics' Hall the Ma jestic Picture Co will screen two finu programmes of Mail direct pictures, selected from the best of the Metro politan Theatres. Tho star picture for tlhis oveoiiig is a fine twu-ree wost ern drama, entitled Chivalry Outlawed. Melbourne press describe this picture as oni of thu.most sensational yet pro duced. The Next Generation is the title of another big picture and intro duces some very exciting and sensa tional situations. Names of other pictures will be found in advertising column. Patrons who were unable to gain admission last week are advised to book their seats as early as possible. Box plan is qt Hardy's where seats may be reserved without extra charge. A new programme will be screned .ach night.
CLEANSING OF HULLS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
CLEANSING OF HULLS. A ncw method of cleansing a ship's hull from growlths likely to impede its lprogress was demonstrated in the West ildia D~ocks, London, on the cable-laying ship Fanraday. Naval attaches f'oni several countries wore present to w'atch the progress of the work. At present ships' hulls are cleaned by hand hlabour. The vessel has to be dry-docked for the pur pose. and valuable tiiiie is lost. By the new process is hull cais be scrub I,cl whilst tihe ship lies at anchor for ,oa!iiig or the shiitioeiit of cargo. It is claimed that a vessel 4100 to-000 tIet lobg, with ani a'erngce draft, can be cleained in a wrorkiiig day. T'hle apparatui s coiisits of an electrically operated roller brush, suspended by cab!cs froiii a specially Conistriucted barge, and made to press agalinst tim side of a vessel by the lorco of a screw prolpellor. Thie barge carries a very comipact petrol electrio generat ing set, aisd the power thus produced is iiiade to operate the w-iiches and time s...
STATE GOVERNMENT. CHANGE OF PREMIERS MR. WATT A FEDERAL CANDIDATE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
STATE GOVERNMENT CHANGE OF PREMIERS MR. WATT A FEDERAL CANDIDATE. It was meistioned last week that there were rumors that Mr Watt, the State Premier, was likely to leave State for Federal politics. The matter had been for some days be fore the( Cabinet for consideration, and on Tuesday it was announced that Mr Watt had definitely decided to resign the Premiership and con test the election for Balaclava in the Liberal interest. Mr Watt tendered his resignation to the Governor on the same daoy, and Sir Alex, Peaco':k was sent for and entrusted w~th the task of forming a new Ministry. The new Cabinet will be similarly consti tuted to the last, with a few altera tions Sir Alex. Peacock will be come Premier and Treasurer, and Mr Livingston will ta:ie th- port folio of Mtnister of Educatioii Mr Murray will fill the position of Minister of Labor, formerly held by Sir Alex. Peacock,
ARTISTIC POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
ARTISTIC POTATOES. The girl had been only three weeks in thle employ of thle artist's family, but her time had by no means been wasted Her m'strcss was giving her instruc'iolos as to the dinner. ' "Don't forget the potatoe," "was the mistress's final reihark. "No, ma'am," was the reply. "Will you have 1em in ?their. jackets or iii the nood?" *
FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
FOOTBALL - The second match between tile Or host acd. Newmerella teams for the Drevermano trophy was played on Saturday last on the Recreation Re serve. OQbost having won one match, keen interest was taken in this one, both aides getting their strongest teams together, and Mr XV. Pearson, of Bairnsdale, was specially engaged as central umpire. F. Anitrews captained the Orbost men and P. McKinnon Newmerella. The day was perfect and a large crowd witnessed the game, which was played in a very friendly spirit. The start was late, as usual, a fault which tile committee should en deavor to remedy in the future, The first quarter of the game was all in favor of Orbost, who scored 2.5 to their opponents' nil. Newmerella then set to work, and at the close of the second quarter were only six points behind. Orbost gained another five points in the third quarter, and the last was very fast, although the game of foonbafl was not followed, the whole team being on the ball. The final result was: ...
COST OF FLYING. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
coSTO-F FLY G. It is estniiated that e fuel and oil costs of so neroplane F high power roun into .bout £1 per Imr of flight. The ]British Army hlslrom 120 to 10, aeroplanes , and ,a.achl machin is expected to do ?bo 250 hours' lyinig .annunllY', the sig cance of high fuel costs ,,ill begin be approci ated It will be mes ed by a fuel and oil bill of about 0,000 a year ait retai ptices. Th. ?who read the signs expeet the rate inoreaso of air-caft tc continue 1000 aero palnes, and aany do s of airships witlsin tile next two irse meaning probably a feel and o jill of a quar ter of ,n smililon sterl . It Ilas been fLothe- estiiat that on tho abovo suppdsition of elopment aer onautics ,may be exp within two years to take one-sixtli pa'it of the fuel consumption of all the motor vehioles in Britain. Of the .total con sumption, estimatcd at about 100,000,000 gallons a year, it seenis that 20,000,000 gallons 'ne used by thoe omnibuses and taxicabs of Lon don, while motor boats, motor cycles,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 19 June 1914
PLOUGHS. We can supply any make or style of plough. HILLSIDE Reversible, DIdO or' XOULDBOARDq Siingle or Double ?nrrow. SPECIAL SCOTCH CLIPPER The plough that has established a sound reputation in this district, and will uphold it. Constructed of the very best material throughout. A full stock of parts always on hand. HARROWS. We Stock Driven-tine DRAG HARROWS, and can supply in all - weights and sizes; also DISC HARROWS, any size. -Inspection copdially invited. - H. JAMES & CO. Maize Products Ppty., Ltd. Works: Footscray. .. CASH buyers of MAIZE on contract system at a flat rate. Contracc form to be seen at the office of M[r R. J. Mosley, Folicitor, Orbost, WVE ARE NOW OPENING A LARGE AND SPECIALLY SELECTED STOCK OF Drapery, :illincry, LManchestor, Haberdashery, ~lorcory an& Woaring Appare1 .Of Every Description for Autumn and Winter. DON'T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY- OF PURCHASING TIHE LATEST. A Large Consignment of the Latest Styles in Foot wear has just arrived, and is...