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Drift Sand. COMPLAINT TO GOVERNMENT [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
Drift Sand. COMPLAINT TO GOVERNMENT Legislation compelling farmers to leave unfallowed a strip of land, from one to three chains wide, between roads and fallowed laud, was sought by a deputation from the North western shires of Victoria, which waited upon the Minister for Public Works (Mr Hageltborn) Wednesday. Complaint was made that the coun cils were put to great exponse and incorenionce through the surface of fallowed paddocks being blown on to the roids ir, the Mallee districts. Mr Elwood Mead, chairman of the State Bivers and Water Supply Com mission, said ' that the commission experienced considerable trouble, and was put to expense, in consequence of this drift sand which found its way~into the commission's channels. An unfallowed strip of land, at least fivo chains wide, was necossary on the wost side of the channels. The Minister said that he saw no objection to the inclusion in an act of a clause embodying the deputa« tions request. He was doubtful whother the width of th...
The Ultima Star & Chlilinoollah Express Friday. July 3 Impaled on Mallee Roots. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
Vbc Ctttuna Star & CbUUticroUah 6xpress Friday. July 3' Impaled on Millee Roots. At Nyah, on Thursday, two men, named Otto Cartun and Geo. Geilimrd, wcro driving a team of hors s with a waggon loud of malice roots. The team, startled by n mob of young horseB, bolted. The horsos fell, tho waggon capsized, and both Curtuu and Geilhurd wcro thrown out nmong tho scattered malice roots. Tho .sharp edge of ono root penetrated deeply into Oartun's thigh, and ho also received vory sevore ■genoral injuries. Ho was immediately convoyod to Swnn Hill Hospital, and died on Friday night as the rosult of his tcrriMe injuries. Cartun nnd his young wife were rccciit arrivals from Germany, and was much ro*pected by all. The unfortunnto widow in unable to speak a word of English. Municipal Amn'gaination. Tho assurance U given by the Stato Premier that tho Local Government Bill, which provides for tho compulsory amal gamation of insignificant municipalities, will bo reintroduced this season. Ik...
KORONG ELECTION. CR. A. GRAY RETURNED. 1038 MAJORITY. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
KORONG ELECTION. CR. A. GRAY RETURNED. • 1038 MAJORITY. The election ior the vacancy iu the Legislative Assembly for the Korong electorate, caused by the death of Mr Thomas Langdon, Chairman of Committees, took place on Friday last. There were only two candidates-Messrs A. Gray, of Wedderburn, and W. Williams, of Charlton—both of whom were supporters of the Liberal party. The contest was fought out in a friendly spirit. Cr Gray had a majority at nearly all the polling places, even the Charl ton electors giving him preference to their own nominee. The final result, which Vvas announced at Wedderburn by the returning officer (Mr James Treble) on Saturday night showed the result as follows.:— Gray ... ... 2502 Williams ... 1464 Majority for Gray 103*i Mr Treble said it was 20 years since a t-'tate election had been held in Ivoroug, and as a newly appointed officer he had. had noth ing to guide him in making his arrangements. There had been no hitch, for which he was thankful. He commen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
For influenza, cough, or cold, "Woods' " 19 worth its weight in gold; When winter troubles come your way Imbibfc it—hot—without delay. Into a small-sized glass or cup of boiling water well stir up An ample dose of fragrant, pure, Wholesome Woods' Great reppermint Cure. ' AKTiSR. OTHHKS IWlU-iU "I uho Ch.itnberluin's l\ii» Itotmfur sore throats and find ono rubbing relieve it,' writes Mr T. Dennis, lltliitabi, N.-6. 44 It worked wondcM wlion 1 sprained my ankle, elviug me immediate relief fruin p&lt;iin after other linimeutfl hiul frtiled. Chamberhin'H Pain Halm lm» ftlxo relieved me many times from rheumatism." .
Cycling and Motor Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
| Cycling and Motor Notes.1 The first important long distance Vic torian road race of the season, the Cycle Traders "100," will be held on Saturday. August 27th, This popular' event will be run under the rules and supervision ot the Victorian Inter-Club Cycling Association, nnd it is antici pated that a big entry will be received. The sum of .£140 has already been promised towards the event. Further particulars received by the Dunlop Rubber Company from England in reference to the Tourist Trophy Race, decidod on the 11th June on the Isle of Man, show what a strenuous test this f»00 miles of mountainous course provided. Twenty-three of the world's leading cars started, and only six* completed the course. This is "weeding" out with a vengeance. Several of the leading makers entered teams of three cars, but only one team of three Minervas wasieft in the race after 150 miles had been negotiated, and they finished up second, third and fifth. Such a result proves the need of long distnnce...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
CONCERNING THE NEW MODEL"VEGA" Wo fire continually being nsked how wo can sell such n HIGH CLASS SWED ISH SI3PAKATOK—un ex cellent skimmer, beauti* fully finished and median MORE CREAM AT LESS COST The reason Is obvious. Our organisation "car no passengers"—every i on our staff is a worker and cams lils money—and we can therefore afford to sell the "Vega" at a reas onable margin-of profit, llesldes which, up-to-date farmers and dalryu KNOW tbe "Vega," and we are Helling them by hundreds. Small profit*, quick returns, and you get the "Vega" at these prices 32 Gal £3 10 ( 28 Gal 7 0 t Tifj Gal 10 30 0 SO Gal 35 10 0 BUCKEYE HARVESTER CO., SCHUTZE a CO., Pure Woollen UNDERWEAK Manufacturers. Ladies, Gentlemen's and: Children's Combinations,j Singlets and Drawers, ete.,». made, to measure. Price*' Lists and Samples on application BLOCK ARCADE, Melbourne. 282 Collins-street. Take Lift.
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER VI. IS CIS TOO LATE. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
——THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER VI. IS CIS TOO LATE. ^'oming homo from PunUm Abbey, Cis suddenly deserted Lndy Elfrida, and4 telling Captain Beresford to rido , / on in fronti'Mike a good fellow," pnlU od up his horse by. tho side of .Miss Mary Soiners, the rector's dnugbtci. Ho and she wero old friends, oud he could talk to her without the frar ot boing drawn into n flirtation. Sho had taken a ianc.v '•> 'da Hamilton, and with tmo feminine artifice .she )w) the conversation in her direction. She was well aware of tlio state cf Deve rel's feelings, and determined to throw •any influence she iv>.s.so.ssed into the Scale against Lady Elfrida. "Miss Hamilton Jias otio of the tru est faces 1 ever saw," she suit} *piiot ly, as she patted her horse'* neck. "I dont' think she could deceive auvoienf don't think she could deceive anyone i »he tried. "And yet she ha* often puzzled me/ pulling his moustaches refiectivdv. " I other girls has done what she* bus, j should have thought they we...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
WIT AND HUMOR. They wcro playing "Macbeth," and tho performance had readied tho thrill ing point whoro JIacbeth goes off the stage to murder tho King. On arriv ing behind tlio iicencs the villain of tho pieco Jookcd about for tho blood in which to dip his hunds. Not finding it, he summoned tho stage manager, who had forgotten to prepare it. What wan to bo &lt;lono? The timo had como for him to reappear on the stage. Sud denly, with adnrirablo presence of mind, ho umoto the manager's nose with all his force, and dipping his hands in the copious stream that ilowed, ho dashed on tho stage, followed by a roar from tho smitten one, just iu time, with the words: •*! have done the deed. Did you not hear tho noise 1" "You ask my hand in marriage. Aren't you rather ambitious?" "Ves, but I always strive for big things." Prom that moment his case was hope less. Teacher of Hygiene: Why must we always be careful to keep our rooms clean and neat? Littlo Girl: ccauso company may walk in at...
MENTAL DEPRESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
MENTAL DEPRESSION. A. well-known floater says that much can bo done to ovcroomc tho mental de pression of tho aged. One should in duco tho old man.to mako tho oftort to improvo his appoaranee, stimulate his senso of prido and lot thoso around him toll him how young ho looks. Tho psyehic effect is instantaneous. Association with tho young has a rejuvenating ef fect, and if tho young poople treat tho aged as ono of themselves, it will arouse a youthful spirit in the old folic*. One must mnko an effort to keep their minds pleasantly occupicd. If they hare no thing to do they thiuk of their past and tho futuro, and they brood. The action and appearance of the aged in dividual are more certain indications of the condition of his health than his statements. Tho family should know that there may be fever in spite of a cool forehead, that mumbling in sleep is often delirium, that when tho old man' or woman shotvs a disinclination to got out of bod ni the usual hour it usuallv means a soriou...
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMOR. "A soriso of humour in mon ami wo men serves as a shield betweon them and tlio cares, and responsibilities of This remark was made recently by Miss Graveson in a lecture she gave before tho Child Study Society in Lon don. As sho was speaking about chil dren, sho added the equally wiso re mark:—"As children know nothing of 0110 they have ncithor need nor know ledge of tho other.5' Humor is nci ! ther an anacsthotic nor a hypnotic, but it is ono of the groat collision pads of human life, .and does a great deal to soften the mora violont effects of the work-a-day world. Its psychology is still rathor obscure, and it ib not one of those phonomena that lends itsolf to laboratory measurement liko perception of colors or quiekness in appreciation of pain or pleasuro or sensitiveness to heat or cold. So for tho present no mathe matical unit has been worked out either for wit or humour. Kevertheless, it ia an undoubted fact that humour is au excellent psychological drng ...
BEETROOT LEAVES AS FODDER. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
beetroot leaves as fodder. ihI''l!,r'T\of dryi."s 4.h° of ..v^i, 7 J"4 15 bo,"S gradually 4ml ii ■ l'°r"V"iy 1°" praetical lines,' and it is estimated that when tho nro >.ss becomes general it ivill represent' ec rni'i nA!!",ly something ' lilto INOOU.OOO at, present expended ou other feeding stuffs thed.T'/'f to l'-x"Zts' "* V!>h>° °f Si , I .''"■ves-'s £,i to £3/10/ a ton, without taking intti consideration tho liMdual value of manure. As a fod M &lt;ir,l>(1, lravcs «K eaten readily >.\ tattle, and nro quito freo from tho uiawbaeks arising from tlio eonsump-. ft fr^, Sto?"!lnt'lt'CS °f tUo 'a
DEVELOPING THE MALLEE. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
DEVELOPING THE MALLEE. j Notwithstanding tho disheartening experiences of tho past/ two seasons, tho fanners in the nowly-settlcd country be tween Ouyen and Murrayvillo arc not downcast. There will ho a very con siderable increase in the land nnder crop over last year. The improvement in putting in and tillage generally can not, however, his .suited in figures, but it is notable. Settlers aro dopriving themselves in many ways to cnablo them to purchase ploughs, as it is now universally recognised tluit -thorough eiiUivation is ah isscntial iu tho Malloo as elsewhere. Nature is also playing a. leading part. Net for many years has- there been a more auspeious open ing or moro auspicious rainfalls. "What with good, culitvation and rain at th.&lt; right lime, germination of tho crops is excellent in every part. With a con t'nuano-.* of good ehm:itio conditions tho roeord for 11)10 should bo easily boaton. Water is also fairly abundant. Many of tho Water Commission's big storage ...
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. Tho Derbyshire Gritstone sheep is much bigger in iramo than tbo ordin ary Jiill black-faced raoa which. is found iarther north. It is reputed to bo ouo of tho oldest in tho Uritish Isles, and although documentary cvidcnco is nut as yet forthcoming to provo this claim, tradition suggests that i'rom tinio immemorial this sheop has existed whero it is found to-day. Tho Dartmoor sheep is another of tlio uumerotis ovino tribes to which Knglish fanning ones much. Such a thing as a general purpose breed of sheep is au impossibility, and it is to tho native races that farmers owo much of their prosperity, for they ad apt themselves witu a minimum loss to conditions to which other breeds arc alien.,. One of the best known herbs in or dinary pasture land is tho dandelion, which is very partial to dry and sandy ■ meadows. When tho fruiting stago of this herb is reached, tho scales which protect that portion of tho plant bend back and allow tho wind to spread tho seed far an...
SCOTCHED. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
SCOTCHED. (By P. A. FOWLER.) Wo mot suddenly at tlio garden gnte. "Hollo, Jerry 1'' Buid Kutt'ona, "vvliut a frightful hurry you'ro in I" X a row llcr into llio silmdou' of tile Willi. Sho Imd boon tmiting tue-vory llipimnliy for somo time, and X loll tlmt now Has tho oiiportunity to show her tho dnngor of playing fast and looso with such ji capture us myself. • * ilusht " J. whispered warning))'. "Are wo alone?" ' ltowena shaded hor eyes and peered anxiously up and down tho path. "It's nil right," she said, wiiti a MRt of relief. "There's no one about cx ucpl MeUregor, and lie won't split." 1 looked doubtfully at tho little Ab erdeen terrier in charge of her. 4 I don't know," I said, "I wiit rf'll1 thinking you plate too much confidence in McGregor. I mistrust him. To mo he )ma ail the appearance of a tales beaver." "Copyright in tho U.S.A. 1 ^ »hc murmured admiringly. "But "'iiat a tho mystery, Jerry?" "You must promise not *o scrouvn, ltowena. Now, look at mo very ciuo ly. Do you...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
THE AUSTRALIAN ESTATES AND MORTGAGE CO. LTD. •WOOL WAREHOUSE8, , 673 to 579 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. WOOLand grain AUCTION SALES OF WOOL, HIDES, 8KIN3, TALLOW AND GRAIN • WEEKLY. LIBERAL CASH ADVANCES ON THE ENSUING CLIP OF WOOL For Sale In Melbourne or Shipment to London. The Company act Strictly as -Selling Brokers. ADVANCES YOU MAY&lt; REST ASSURED 7 ^ tbu Betchtm's PUIs will be of (rear service to you if your stomich is out of ordtf §• j «r your liver u slugfith. The conditions of life in these dtys are so strenuous thu g M ftt&riy everybody is at times, overtaken by various derangements of the dilutive / V * •rsans. Even the strongest and healthiest occasionally require a little corrective J* j ' Mftdicine. It is worth remembering that thousands of people have proved thai 0 | BEEGHAM'S- i I ■ PILLS I •g ipatdJy exert a curative effect upon the disturbed organs and restore them to their i m_ Mrmal heahhy stale. This splendid preparation has a world-wide reputat...
POISON BOTTLE ALARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
POISON BOTTLE ALARMS. j Numberless lives havo boon lost or f endangered by tho carolcfis ono who ' picks up a bottlo front his medicino ! chciit in the dark. This ia boing con stantly doue, and measures should be taken to prevent it. It bus been sug gested that poisonous tablets bo given a poeuliur shape, different from the or* : diuary tablets. Another suggestion is 1 that "tho bottle be provided with a I number of needle points jOkqtxzGHff I stopper from which a number of needle ! points projoet »;o that the stopper can not be removed in tho dark without pricking the fingers. Still another aug« i geslion is to provido the bottlo with 1 bells that will sound a warning 'when : it is picked "\ip. If some or all of theso methods were adopted, no doubt thoy would prevent many deaths and much suffering, for the use of poisons seems ! to be daily increasing, and thus also tho liability to accidents.
MILK AND BEEF TYPE. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
MILK AND BEEF TYPE. A featuro of the recent International •Live'Stock Show at Chicago, which do sorvcs moro than passing interest, was tho milking Shorthorn cow class (says ^^'^ho, Farmers' Review"). Fourteen agod"matrons competod iu tho milking test .-conducted by this -brood associa tion,' and tlieroaulta offor somo strong arguments; for tho dual-purposo enthu siasts. Thoy aluo hold sqmo good les sons .for tho special purpose champions, Tho'.co;V8 wero subjected to a two-day i milking tost, which counted fifty points i iii: the making of the. award. Bcof | form-counted,the samo-numbor of points, | nud iio cow was eligible1 when sho gavo, ■ at'best,'30 lb; of milk per day. The •first -priao' cow miikod tested 97 A. ib. in: two days, a rocord. which many .so called-dairy animals fail to roach. .The bcsfcTmilker gave,104.4 lb. of milk/ or an' average of 52.2 &lt;lb. per: day. This cow scored lovr on beof form, and there foro only, drow: fourth placo in; tho con test.. ' ; 'l'...
GROWING WINTER GREEN. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
GROWING WINTER GREEN. During tho winter mouths a supply of oabtmges, savoys, etc., is a very us-uul adjunct to Uio vegotablo gul den. Atauy growers luu to seouro tiittju winter ei'ops owing io tho pro* vaienoo oi tho caubago aphis a"nd ihu ummoud-bAuked moUi, -Hvincii. so Ire (juei.tiy piay havoc with tho plams. Juut theso pests can bo UEootivoiy con trolled, and tho young plants brought tiuough tuo criuo.tl ponod, when mo pests aro nioiit aeiivo ii growers wjli only take tho troubio to spray cure luhy and consistently with kerosene entiUsiou. This is a penectly simplo aud perfectly reliable reuudy, tho uso ol wn;eh will ensure a go&lt;;d supply ot greens when vegetable's ale nio.it to.ireo. , la thts connection the value of the savoy shouid not be forgotten, as it is most eminently &uitab!o lor winter cul ture, I Tho diamond-backed moth, though J onco a European pest, is jiow known j nearly all over tho world. 'Iho moth oil i tho wing appears to bo a uniform J brown...
STRENGTH OF EGG-SHELLS. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 3 July 1914
STFTEfJGTH OF EGG-SHELLS. Most people are awaro of tho power oi* egg-shelis to resist oxtornal pressure on tho ends, but not many would crcdit the results of tests recently made. Eight ordinary hen's eggs wore submittod to ; pressure applied externally nU over the ' surfauo oi' tho shell, and tho breaking J pressures varied between 400 lb. and I 075 lb. per squaro inch. With tho ; stresses applied Internally to 12 ogg3, these gave way to pressure varying be* | tween 32 lb. and G5 lb. por square inch. I Tho pressure required to crush eggs j eggs varied between 40 lb. and 75 lb. 1 The average thickuoss of tho shells was 13-1000 in.