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FOR THE FARMER. ONION GROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
FOB THE FARMER. ONION GROWING. .Mr. Woodlands tor. Wirrabara. South Australia) road tlie IOIIUWIHB paper bctuiu a meat lurii.^ry' ubaocm uuu un taiti auujeut; «'hilo aunost any suil would grow thia crup, ne salo, ibu best class ol soil was somewnat sandy, with a gouu clay subsoil, li puor, mu soil coulu bo much liupruvcu hy juuicious man- uring, títabiu mauuie was good, but Sheep manure w as bettei, aim wiieu auueü io superphosphate tue rcsui. svas a very u-rule SJU. it nu ouiui manure wcru nvatlahle, lt paid io apply the superphosphate alone. Thu Jirown öpuuish was, in his opinion, thu best variety ot onion to grow. lt was the heaviest cropper, tue ueac quality, a good Heelier, ¿.au «. - as must otner varieties, lt was best lu gruw onus own seed by selecting tue nest onions every season, giving uno consideration tu size, snape, smallness ot top, and general all- round quality. The paper continued: "When these onions aiu calumny i, lecu u they should bc stored in a dry, cool, upen, ...
PEACE OR WAR? [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
PEACE OR WAR? ) International arbitration is an idea so ethically glorious that words can- not do justice to it. lt thu mind with lightning speed skims irom thc re- ; mote past tu the present time, and thinks of the innumerable wars which have devastated mankind, retarding so enormously tho upward progress j of civilisation, and then comes to a j stop with the thought: "And all these 1 horrors can at last be prevented,'" , thc full glory of this ideal can be : realised. , A man or a nation who is against international arbitration must either ! be morally or mentally weak. Ger- many is against the idea, and ns that I country cannot possibly be accused ¡ of mental weakness, then one must I conclude that Germany to-day is I morally deficient. Practically, it is ! the only collection of people who, I through their governing heads, pro I claim the futility of a scheme which Is of such Immense value to hu- manity. Germany stops "world peate, and they are able to do so because they are a v...
At Close Quarters. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
] At Close Quarters. The commanding officer had sur- prised the young lieutenant and his daughter trying to occupy the -same chair. The lieutenant sprang to his feet and sainted. ".Slr." he said, "I have the honor TO report un engagement nt. elnar quarters, in which 1 have been en tirely victorious. It now merely re- mains for you to id ve yo.ir sanction to the terms of surrender." We are unable to recall tho name? i of any of our acquaintances who are too respectable to enjoy lifo.
Local & General News. ROYAL PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
Local & G^r\s>ra\ ROYÄL PIC L'UKES. The Cuunuiitve ap;;oin'ed to arrunge this matter was cnveucd for Monduy ..vening hut agiiu failli to meet. It is uafoilanale mut 60 lille interest ii tule- en by thoee concerned as the ot j ct ir one which woolf receive generous rup pjrt itihe m .veulent were once fuiily started* BRANXHOLM RAILWAY The'receipt* ou ihtr> line from J tily 18th to 31st were £419 2, 41 or at tl.e rate of £805i per aunum The co«t of the lne yea Iv ie £6100 for inter-»t and £2525 for wurkiug expenses or £SG85 m ah or a losa of £«34. B''t a» me adviug ia mai it^uance of the maia road in estimated at £100 the acto»! 1 >S8 to the State ia only likely to be the trifling sum of £34 per annnm. When com- pared with other 1 nea the Bran* lol in extension is a splendid investment. FOOTBALL. The recent visit of the Tasmanian team to the Interstate Cirnival at Ade liide ia very gratifying. Tue victories gained ov-r West Australia and New Sonib Wales were highly cré...
His Answer. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
"I'm perfectly sick of 'love rind nil about it!'" HO iii tho cynical girl to her would-be admirer. "What is it, after all, but merely like thia fire?" She pointed to the fire, which was dying out. "It burns brightly at first, then gradually gets lower and lower, and finally bp co m es ashes." '"Yes," said he; "it would be all right if you kept it alive." If a girl has a grown-up brother Php : acquires a pretty fair knowledge' of men without having to pass through j the agonies of matrimony. f
General News. SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
General Ne*vs. SYDNEY. lu the District Court Annie Crowe sued the City Council of Sydney (ur .£400 compensation. The , case was that the plaintiff's husband was driv- ing a cab to Macquarie Place on April 18 when he ran into an elect iic sranrl.nd and was killed, A verdict by consent was given for the plaintiff for £'l-]rJ. SYDNEY. A passenger by a ferry steamer that was crossing from Sydney to Milson's l'oint found a woman's peggybag on the seat. On opening the bag a note was found stating that life was not worth living. Mrs. Walpole is the owner of the bag and she is believed to be the wife of Stal'f-S;rgeant Walpole. She has been missing from her home at Wav- erley. The Governor and Lady Barron arrived at Launceston by the express tram on Wednesday and during the afternoon they visited thc Charles Street State School. His Excellency presented Misses Beatrice Wilcox and Clarice Pennell with the prizes won for the essay on "Man's Duty to the Lower Aninnls." At night the Vice-Regal ...
Quite Obvious. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
Quite Obvious, A larmer, returning homo late at night, found a man standing besido the house with a lighted lunturn in bis hand. ''What aro you doing llore?" he asked, savagely, suspect- ing he had caught a criminal. For answer came a chuckle, and: "It's only mee, zur." Tho farmer recognised John, his shepherd. "It's you, John, is It? What on earth are you doing here, this time o' night?" Another chuckle. "I'm a-coortlng Ann. zur." "And so you've como courting with a lantern, you fool. Why, I never took a lanteirii when I courted your mistress." "No. /.ur, you didn't, zur," John chuckled. "We tan all zee you didn't, zur."
Mission Services. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
/ - j Mission Services. In our advertising columns, read- ers will lind au announcement in referia.r- to ihe visit of Sisters Miriam and Winnie, who are to con- duct a series of meetings in the Town Hall, commencing to-morrow, when two services will he held. The -isters are both gifted evan- gelists and have been very success- ful in many places, both in Tasmania and on the mainland. Sister Miriam is an earnest and faithful preacher who does not hesitate to speak out plainly if o casioii require. Sister Winnie is more pleading and per- suasive in method though in no way does she holn the doctrine of cheap ano easy religion which is sometimes heai H. In addition the musical gifts of the bisters aie of a high order. The fullest publicity has been given ano the workers have done much solid org.inis ng. It is the earnest desire of many on Deloraine that tn is mission should be agreat .success both in the increase of numbers and in raising the spiritual standard in all the churches The o...
NEW DEFENCE ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
NEW DEFENCE ACT. Thc attention of the Prime Minis- ter (Mr Fisher) was directed t> the action of the International Socialist P»rty in Sydney, in placing in the hands of cadets pamphlets inciting them to insubordination. The Prime Minister was asked whether the Government was likely to take action against persons guilty of incitement to insubordination "I do not think the damages would be worth the powder and shot ' replied Mr Fisher.
Derby Notes [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
Derby Notes Miss Florence Moore, o£ Delor- aine is at present in the district on a visit to friends of this town. Ringarooma mine is progressing rapidly, and it should not bc very long before this part of the com- pany's workings becomes a source of revenue. The watar supply still continues favourable, and many small parties are making good money. The improvement at the Metro " pole, has made this popular coffee palace very comfortable, and reflects credit on the contractor (Mr Q. A. Rodman). People here are disgusted at the fares and freights on the Branxholm extension. The fact of goods cost- ing 3/9 per ton more to bring from Scottsdale, than before the line was built, is regarded as ridiculous. The new Dorset Hotel is regarded as a ve.y creditable architectural effort, and is a vast improvement on the old building. The result of ihe litigation be' tween Mr Donald Fraser and the Arba company is awaited with keen interest.
Church News. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
Church News. Kev J. \V, and Mrs. Fisher have been away on a holiday the greater (?» ii lion being spent at Yolla where Ise conducted services in the local Baptist Church. Mr G M. Bond, of Latrobe, con- ducted both services in the local Methodist Church last Sunday. The usual services were held throughout the circuit. Kev F. J. Dunkley officiated at the Baptist Tabernacle in the absence of I'.istor Fisher. The services were well attended esp dally in the even- ing. Ensign Drury has been working hard in the interests of the Salvation Ai my mist nf his effoits being devo- ted tn the Chudleigh end where the jprnspects are very encouraging. The Ensign has commenced his an- abal tour in the interests of the Self dei^ial Fund. Tile Cathodes of this district are uniteil with their co-religionists throujph the Commonwealth in mou. i ing flhe decease of Cardinal Mo an the chief prelate of the Church in Austrat. I lie lCardin.il was a whole hearted and energetic worker, and his efforts in the ...
Current Events. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
^ Current Events. Thc various problems which com- munities have to face vary greatly but at the present time it seems as if much more than the usual share are prevailing in different parts of the world. Judged by its national im- portance the great outbreak of what one might term . "strike fever" in Great Britain ranks easily first. It is not possible to estimate its effects nor yet the probable end. That it will produce a great advance in wages and conditions of labor seems likely judging by what has so far taken place. It has brought home tn th* renn'« ri'i-oady what cessation a tun,a.. ."vii..tes ivens !c -'.ens.lj populated lands a lesson which may be of the greatest value if put to practical use. But for all the gains obtained a terrible price will be paid unless some early settlement is obtained. Over in Canada a political cam- paign is being waged in which great Imperial questions are involved and upon the result of which futnre nav- al policy may largely depend. In this Domi...
THE EMPLOYERS' FEDERATION. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
TUE EMPLOYERS' FEDERA- TION. The third annuil meeting of the Tas- manian Employers' Federaiion wa? held at Rose. Mr L C. Cockburn prend- ed and read an exhaustive report sett- ing forth the work don» for tho year and referring tothe fact that the Hobart Employers Association had thrown in i s lot with the Employers Feder atu n. Conirditt»es are apptiutedto walch the interests of the pastoralists the tim- ber industry master bntcher0. dairymen master builders bakers and biscuit mak- ers carters and drivers, orchardists, hop growers, and farmers. In preparation for the mission ser- vices which weannounce three pray- er meetings have been held. Ón Tuesday evening a good number were present inthe Methodist church next evening in the Presbyterian church the attendance was moderate while on Thursday evening a well attended and hearty meeting was held in the Baptist Tabernacle. The meetings were all enthusiastic (he spirit of unity being prevalent. Great results are expected the workers be...
Latrobe. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
Latrobe. Shale Works,-So far the share- holders have heard nothing in regard to the closing down of the works of the Tasmanian Shale and Oil Comp- any. A number of theories are ad- vanced as to future'developments It is understood the shareholders cf the Latrobe Company have received notices of a meeting to be held to discuss the question of amalgama- tion. Hugh Holland a railway employe whilst jumping a gutter at Ballarat, fell and broke his leg. He lay all night in the cold and was only found in the morning. Messrs Davis and Franklin's motor garage at Geelong has been destroy- ed by lire, and three motor cars were : also destroyed. It is believed that the fire was caused by an employe dropping a lighted match upon the floor.
PUBLIC WORKS [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 26 August 1911
PUBLIC WORKS The Minister of Works ia preparing hi* public works Schern». The sched- ule although it ia of a comprehensive character it ie not so large il last year. It is probable that after the Treasurer ha? délivre! his Budget on S ptember 7 (he Minister of Mines will read his report aud the pnbl c works stitem-mt will b' laid before the House by Mr H«au on the !ollo*iai; day.