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WHEN EGGS ARE EGGS. NEW LAID AND OTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 29 May 1914
WHEN EGGS ARE EGGS. NEW LAID AND OTHKKS. ''Sir," wroto Mr. Edward Brown of Quocn Anno's Chambers, to the "London Times," "tho descriptions or inscriptions adopted by retailers in connection with eggs «ra many and varied. Terms used frequently moan something totally different \n shops within iho samo street. Districts iu this respect havo to be taken into consideration, What would l)o called a 'now-laid' egg in JierniondsOy might not riso nbovo tho 'cooker" class in Jlnyswator. A 'new-laid* in Ham mersmith probably would bo a 'break fast egg' tn ilnmpstead. Quality is an abstract element^ determined, so far as food products are concerned, by the degree of jmlato education Hi consum ers, It is not like a yard measure, abs'oluto in extent, thirty-six inches, neither moro nor loss. "A. ease has . seontly been tried h« foro iho diary .Magistrate at . Burslem, SQfiurdshire, oi a retailer for selling Russian eggs as 'new-laid,' and for which a fitio with heavy costs was imposed. ^ In tho c...
HOW TO MAKE A MEASURE OF LIQUIDS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 29 May 1914
HOW TO MAKE A MEASURE OF LIQUIDS. A wry simple method for malting a container lor liquors winch moa.suros oir? say, a quart at each Linn* the li quid is po;u\&lt;I, is to. talce a largo cy hudncal cun, and put- in a false bottom which; holds about a quart between this aiutythe bottom of iho vessel. A. . one s.do of t ho false bottom is an opening which connects with the main body, of tho can, anil on the otlmr a tube leading to tho mouth of the vessel, #o that tho moutli ronnwt:; m reality only with the hHoiv-meritiom^t spaeo. This space being filled with tjiu liquid, wo I'll tho can down so a.s to keep tho level in tho main chamber below tho orifice, and prevent further entry to bottom chamber, so thafc tlu* bottom chamber now holdu just one ouart. and can bo emptied at tli mouth of tlio can. -"Scientific Ameri can.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 29 May 1914
Commonwealth JpgBanf; of Bustialia HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY Thla IHnk Is opon for *11 hIhih of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS afc EQUITABLE BUILDING, GOLUNS STREET, MELBOURNE Aloo At flj'dnojr, Canberra, Ad'.'laM'-, t'-irth, Holiftrt, Hri«ha»t!, Kucklumptnti, TowiiivIIIb, am! London. Oabla rcmittaneM *nn>1o ro, md draft.* drawn on f«>r&lt;:i;j» phr** »1irccr. foreign negotiated coIIpciu-1. Lert«n of orerllr n-iurd to amv part. the \*orld. II111^ neuntlalM or forwarded for collection. ItatiUin/ .v. id Kxnlntnjo Hmiric-»i of p\>ry dt»*rripHnn trati«iai*icd within ttoft Common* Wfulth, United Kinu>ui and abroad. Currpnl aLVotmti opened, Interest paid on fixed depoiit*. Advances made against approved Ic*. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Victorian Control Office: 317 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. Br*nch«« in tlio ahore ciii«*« and 2,000 Agroncioo at pn*t ofl'rrr* ihroiiKliont Otr Commonwealth, Dopooito from 1/- to £300. Intoroot at 3'^ per annum. Oopoolto or Withelrawnla may be made at any ...
SKIN RAW WITH ECZEMA. ZAM-BUK AGAIN TRIUMPHS, [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 29 May 1914
SKIN RAW WITH ECZEMA. ZAM-BUK AGAIN TRIUMPHS, Zsm-Buk emerged triumphantly from one of the most) severe testa imaginable when it) cured littlo Knth leen Russell's torturing eczema. Read the mothbr's story i;o realize what a wonderful transformation Zam-Buk worked. Ab Olanwilliam St., Willoughby, North Sydney, Mrs RuBaell, said : " When my littlo girl Kathleen, was bat three weeks old, her head, face, ne#k and chest were affected by a disfiguring attaok of dry, itching eozema. The child's Bkin was fear fully infjamed aqd irritated, and looked just like raw meat. " Kathleen needed Buch constant attention that we were nuable to get proper rest and sleep for weeks and weeks.' . ' &lt; ; - " Ohemista' ointments and all kinds of remedies failed to oheok the di aaaee, Then we had Kathleen at the hospital, bub their breatment Beemed to cause the eczema bo spread worse than ever. The child became the talk of bhe neighbourhood. " ^yhen we almost despaired we beard of iJamrBuk'a wonder...
BINDI V. ENSAY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 29 May 1914
BINDI V. ENSAY. A match woo played oq Saturday between Bindi and Ensay, and as this ws9 tho first matoh of the football lesson below the Divide a considerable amount of interest and enthusiasm was bestowed upon it. The wenther was perfeot and tho gronnd in first olass order, both teams mustering in fall strength. At) the close of the matches between these tiro teams last year Ensay was the victor by one point, and Bindi, not being satisfied with this cloao finish, wero anxious to again try conclusions with their opponents, and on Saturday they secured a win by six points. From tho boance of the ball play between the two teams was extremely willing, and at the close of the first quarter Bindi registered 2.3 to nil. Ia the second quarter honors were even, but in the third quarter Enaay played all over their opponents, the soores at the close of the quarter being EnBay 32 poiDts, Bindi 27 points. The lost quarter was a very exoiting one, Enaay, registering a behind early in the quarter...
SWIFT'S CREEK. EMPIRE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 29 May 1914
SWIFT'S CREEK. | FROM OUR OOHREBPONDBRT. | EMPIRE DAY, A school picnic was beld oq Satur day afternoon last to celebrate Empire Day. A programme of foot racing for tbo children was carried through, while' football, swinging and rounders were other amusements, the children tho roughly enjoying thomBelvee. Daring the afternoon, tea and refreshments were served in the Bchool ground. After tea parents and children ad journed to the ball where they were entertained with a varied programme of music and garno?. The kitchen utensils race caused great) amusement and excitement. Sides of eleven were chosen and there were so many par ticipants, that several heats bad to be gone through before the winning ele ven was known. The drawing compe tition also excited keen interest. All the sketches were tacked to the wall and then cacb competitor bad to try to Qnd out what animal or inBect eaoh akoteb represented. There were some very crude and laughable representa tions, but the winner managed to na...
FOOTBALL BENAMBRA v. CASSILIS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 29 May 1914
FOOTBALL BENAMURA v, CASSILIS. Tho Omoo Dlatriob Association com menced its soason on Saturday, when a team from Oasailia journoyed out to ttio Plains to try conclusions with tho local team. Tho match resulted in an onsy win for Cassilis by 9.7 to 3.3. Bouatnbra'a downfall was duo to a noticeable want of system, whilo the team gonorally was Badly lacking in condition. The play of the visitors, on tho contrary, was much moro sys tematic, though ab times rathor too rnuoh hand-ball wa9 indulged in ; while Bonambra's display of hand-ball was a lit,tie too conspicuous by its absenco. Amongst) those who played best fo* Cassilis m»y be mentioned, M'Kinnon, R»wson (2), Poplo, Forsyth, Brown and Qrcig ; whilo for Benatnbra Sloan, Spencor, Cook and Betts (2) did good service. Tho homo team was oaptainnd by H. Sloan, and tho visitors by W. M'Henry, W. Greenwood acting ai central umpire. After tho match tho Cassilis players woro entertained at toa ad the Be nambra hotel by tho membors of the ho...
RECEIPT AND PAY OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 29 May 1914
RECEIPT AND PAY OFFICE. Tlio following acoounta are lying afc the eub'treaaury; J, UicUoy, E. M'Larcnt If* A. Csup, 1$. J. Coffey, Omoo Honpital E. J. Uootaoy, G, J, Thoiburn, W, E. Tulloh, W, 0. Heath, W. P, Meagher, Jas. Dartlottj H. Joncy, iji. G. iCaighin, J.ToIand, J» lfrnwi.
THE SPEAKER'S MAOE. DEBATE IN REPRESENTATIVES [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 29 May 1914
THE SPEAKER'S MAOE. DE BATE IN REPRESENTATIVES' The disappearance of the Speaker's mace and tipnaker'a rule bonk, and [he locking of the doors ot thoIIouBO of Heprosontativos Inst week, was do' ated in the House yesterday. The Prime Minister, Mr Cock, announoed that the Ministry would consider what course of action would be proposed to bo taken, and said that no nflort would be apamd to discover who were roeponaible for the iooidonts. Woorla' Great Peppermint Curo, Fur Coughs aud Colds, never fails, Is Gil.
SHIRE ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 29 May 1914
SHIRE ? ELECTION. On Tuesday overling tho oandi datcs for tho vacant poaition on tho Sliiro Council, caused by tlio repig. nation of Or. KodgorB ob ono ot the rppresentolives of tho Omeo riding, Messrs M'Coy and Payne, addressed ft meoting of rotepayera at thn Shirn Hull, Or, Potoraen occupying tho chair. Both candidotos addressed tho meeting, Mr Payne somewhat nur. vously and Mr M'Coy humorously, j»iviuf» their viowa upon things iu goneral in conuootion with shiro mattors, mid both oxpreeaing np. proval of tho Main Roads Board as » means of giving tho shiro bottor ronds, There woro no "burning" locul questions, thoroforo bho questions and answers after tho nddreaaOB wero a little tamo ; and when tlio quostionnrB wenb outaido local raabtors tho can didatos confessed that they did not understand them. Tho audience seemed disposed to deal with tho mreting in iv quietly nmuaed raannor. Tho Inst contested election of the Omeo riding was in December, 1911, whon Or. Petersen waB opposed b...
MARKETS AND SALES. GIPPSCAND STOCK REPORTS BAIRNSDALE. Saturday, May 23. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 29 May 1914
MARKETS AJNi) SALES OIPPBLAND STOCK REPORTS BAIRNSDALE. Saturday, May 23. MESSRS A. MACAIITHUU AND (JO report Fat Oattlo -Good yarding, buyera keen, and price® equ.il to l;ito hi^h rates, We Bold H. M'Millin'a cows to £9 10a, Rnoohill cowa to £11 1.3a. Store Catllo.- A fair yarding, biddings brisk and pricco up to special B-UO rates. Pigs-80 puuued, and all eold at good rates Khuep.-A xplendid demand for all chaBei. 33 oged mixed owes I2s 3d, 31 lambs, lie 7d. SPECIAL BIIP.EI* SAIil*, Wednesday, May 20. ME8SU3 A, Macautiujk AND CO report: - Wo held our unual special sale of thccp on tho above date, when wo submitted 10,707 sheep to a very largo attendunoe of local and outside buyers from all parts of GippaHnd, Gouiburn Vnllcy ami Lho North, und sold 10,500. The outstanding fuaturo of the sale was the nice quality of tho yarding, tho weaner section bt-ing uxcoption.illy good. The Bale opened lo bri*tc competition which continued throughout the sale at a good rise lu values. Outside b...
HANDLING A MOB. How a Solitary Policeman Manages a Crowd. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 2 June 1914
HANDLING A MOB. How a Solitary Policeman Manages a Crowd. Havo yoti over wondered what it feels like to bo ono of a handful of policemen in charge of a by no means good-tempered crowd ? At any moment some trifling incident may turn the crowd into a mob. Your physical strength will then be as nothing. You are surrounded by scores of men, each as good as yourself in a tusslo. As a matter of fact your position would not bo quite as bad ns it sounds, because tlio policeman is carefully coached to meet such nil emergency. Ho undergoes a sh -rt course of training in ''mob psysiio logy" and is armed with a n imber of little tricks, thought out by the brightest brains in tlio service, and hall-marked as cflective by long ex perience. THE POLICE MAXIM. In dealing with large crowds the police act always on tho maxim that it lis a good deal easier to main tain order than to create it. Thus, whenever a crowd is expectcd you find that the police are there first, marshalling and directing and spl...
ROGUED BY BOGUS SPY. POWERS PAY THOUSANDS FOR CONCOCTED"SECRETS." BOLDEST SWINDLE OF THE AGE [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 2 June 1914
ROGUED BY BOGgS SPY. POWERS PAY THOUSANDS FOB CONCOCTED"SECRETS," BOLDEST SWINDLE OF THE AGE A brainy rogue, financially kered, who turned his luplc by leap ing at the biggest possible quarry, and swindling Governments-Great Dritain, France, and Russia in parti cular-is the subject of a revelation by the Berlin newspaper, "Mit^ag^ Zeitung." Xhe jnagnificent humbug, whoso name is Glitch, is said to have mado a handsome income out of England alone by- selling " secret " German military plans. He first of all experimented with France. ' He concocted a mobilisa tion plan of tho German Army, to, be used in tho event of war break ing out with France. He added ukiboratu notes, invented a secret cipher/ managed to give tho docu ments ix\\ tho verisimilitude of real ity, made them appeal* to belong tq the General Staff "of t.ljo German Army-and then baited his hook. Ho got into touch with the Gen eral Staft of tho French Army, ex plaining that he was acting for his cousin, a German officer i...
ISLAND COMEDY WEST INDIES. PEOPLE HONOUR "NEW" GOVERNOR WITH CEREMONIAL. PRACTICAL JOKER'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 2 June 1914
ISUfJD GOSSSBY'Sfli WEST IW DIES. PIiOn.!3 HONOUR " NEW " GOV lfi.itNOa WiTI-I CEREMONIAL. PRACTICAL JOKER'S STORY. A new Governor hiving been ap pointed-in l.iio West TrulieR-had no t.i.'.td tlie i:habitants of a small is 1 .u'.l that lie intended to visit the 1 la~e on a cci'tam day. Governors' vi'-its to this little island arc low an.l far between. .it hapiencd, says the West India Committee Circular, that a few days before thj day fixed a gentleman who gives himself the appellation of "Smith," in conjunction with an American visitor, having accepted the hofr itality of one of the Comniis r'o'icru of the Water Conservancy '.bore to go with him on his tonr oi i-'ir.pccUon, found themselves in their lo t nearly opposite the island in rwostion.. Anxious to show his guests as much a-, possible, and ignorant of the visit of the Governor to the island, the Conservancy Commissioner suggested that a sight of the old relics on the island would be of interest, and the course of the highly-...
NEWS FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 2 June 1914
NEWS FROICl VARIOUS SOURCES. Mr. Dudgoon, Director-General of tho Department ol Agriculture in Egypt, states that the department in receiving the propagation of tlia white egret, which if) n great worm destroyer, as an agent for preserv ing the cotton crops from the rnv iiK&lt;--s of woi'rnH. Thnnks to henrt Icsq women, however, tho egret Iim become rare in Egvpy, bo a law has heen passed prohibiting tho kill ing of the beautiful bird. The n > ti'n that it was Allah who hid sent, (he worm, and thai, consequent ly it could not be to their hurt, is bcin* gradually wenned from the natives. The Over Burgcistcr of Berlin, Ilerr Kirschner, who has died, or dered in his will that he is to be buried without any ccreincny in a plain deal coffin. There are to ha no municipal deputations, no (lowers and "no funeral notices in the Press or ceremonial meetings." A minis ter is to ivad only the 90th Psalm, "Under no circumstances is he to spca'c more than five minutes." At Masi Torello...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 2 June 1914
WilUo had a purple moukoy Climbing up a verdant) stick, DIDN'T lick tho paint, ail oil it, STILL was very sick. Manama dinguo.flpj tliq pymptom^ -V'^I'oohil'* tsho adidj.^rm mro Will will ba all right to narrow 1° Guvo Woods' Jfopparmiat Cure. And Cuticura Ointment. They affor&lt;l a pure, sweet and economi cal method of preserving, purify ing and beautifying tlie skin, scalp and hair. For distressing eczemas, rashes, itchings, inflammations and chafings of infants, children and adults Cuticura Soap and Cuti cura ^Ointment are most effective.. tliev.'nr]'!. A lV.'W.l .'amti!;: "T (".ci,. 'i^/pacn JjoolJlot n:5 i!>&lt;> It- oni t'"- sS^nsml pcnlu. Fv:\t i*ifroc. AlUic;; It. To*'-mj * Co., eyiUity.H.U. \\\ ' PUBLIC INFORMATION. PoBtal Notii Ca«jil,'s Tongio WoBfc Swift's Oreok Ensay Tambo Crossing Bruthen Bairnsdale Melbourne CIOBB at Omeo dally at S o'clock a.m. Return mails duo at | Omeo 6.30 p.m.. J Hinnomunjio and Benambra-Closes at J meo at 6 a.m. daily. Ret...
FRICTION AVOIDED [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 2 June 1914
FRICTION AVOIDED A very ingenious mothod of over coming tlio friction of intei'inosliing gears lias recently been devised. The pear teotli aro eleotromaguetically held in ongagomcnt, without actually con tacting. The teetli of tlio driving gear are magnetised 'by means of suitable coils, v.liilo tlio teotli of tlio driven gear servo ia pairs ns armatures for tho magnetised teotli. Of courso such an arrangement would liavdly bo suit able for slow, heavy work, becauso tho coijt of ourrent would bo greater than 'that of lubricating oil and tho loss duo to friction, but lor light, high-speed work the eleetro-niaguetie engagement would undoubtedly prpvo vory advan tageous.,. "Yes, my dear fellow, overy man has his price-" "Oh, indeed! And what do you think is mine?"- "Oh, you just give yourself away."
DREDGING INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 2 June 1914
DREDGING INDUSTRY Alpine Observer : During tlio past week cr two all sorts of ruuiors were afloob regarding the dredging in dustry, and its officials have been sngaged boring,' surveying, aud teat; ing ground eiphraced in the Junc tion, Poropuukah, and other leases Juring thsb period, but what the out: potno will he is diflicult to say, I& has been mentioned that so rigidly will the conditions be enforced that it) will only be a short time when every dredge iu the diBtrioti will be "scrapped." Possibly there may be a color of truth in tho assertion. Be thub us ib uiy, the townspeople pfid tjioae interested woulcj Barely nob swallow such n highhanded uotion Bitting down, The milling industry of tho State js pn the vyane, despite the fact thub Ouch year the Govemmenb votes something like £20,000 to keep a little life ia it. Ia this distriob froui dredging solely the annual . ouc-put for years has been worth £200,000 or more. In the face of this ib is uow proposed, when this fo...