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State Parliamentary Recruiting Campaign. MEMORABLE MEETING AT HEYFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 15 July 1915
State Parliamentary Recruiting Campaign. MEMORABLE MEETING AT HEYFIELDi The recruiting meeting, held in the local Mechanics' Hall, on Saturday evening, will live long in the memory of the people of Heyfield as one of the most enthusiastic and memorable gath erings ever held in the district. The hall was crowded, and the stirring speeches delivered by the various speak ers roused the audience to the highest pitch of enthusiasm. The meeting was organised by -the local Recruiting Com mittee, and much of its success was due to the whole-hearted energy put into the initial proceedings by the hon. sec retary, Mr. J. H. Pearson, who received every assistance from the chairman, Cr. J. Allardyce, and members of the com mittee. The proceedings opened with the National Anthem, 'followed by a. song, "Tommy Atkins," by Dr. Best. The first speaker was the Hon. Wm. Pearson, M.L.C., who was received with loud applause. Ho said he was de lighted to be with them once again in Ileyfield, as he had ver...
THE FOOTSTEPS OF A DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 15 July 1915
THE FOOTSTEPS OF A DOG. "il'or the information of those who are in the habit- of sending a dog for their cows, I wisJi to report a little ex fjnencc which 1 have had along tins | line. I tested the milk from a cow j after she was brought up by a stable dog. the dog'in turn, being in charge j of a small boy. She was considerably excited .and quite warm. Her milk tested 2.3. The next morning her test was -1.1, and a week later, when she was brought in by a man, and per fectly cool, her milk tested 6.2 Now you can figure-out whether or not it pays to use a dog around the dairy herd. I should state that the pas- i ture and feed were exactly the same in each instance."
The He[?]field Herald, PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY MORNING [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 15 July 1915
tin IjkW'i feaii PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY MORNING "You took a long time waking np," exclaimed an iuteijector at » recruiting jneeiing at Korumburra, when Sir Wm Irvine declared lie would be an alarm ist till Australia was thoroughly aroused. "And some of us," retorted Sir William, "are ' not awake yet, Happily, at die close of Victoria's re cruiting wetk the number of those who would fain slumber again is very small. A year or so ago we were all living in a fool's paradise, dreaming that the world had grown too wise for war. Some of us clun» to the dream as long as we could, reluctant to believe that our boasted advance meant ho little, but stem facts have proved too much for us, and to-day we know, the whole civilised vtorld knows, that with its horrors war brings us a nobler, stronger national life, revealing the depths of a courage we feared that luxury had sapped. A local resident, who has had con siderable experience in several large factories in England, has offered his servic...
HEYFIELD BRANCH A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 15 July 1915
HEYFIELD BRANCH A.N'.A. There was a good gathering of mem bers at the fortnightly meeting on Tuesday evening, when an enjoyable and mentally profitable time was spent. Ordinary business having belen dealt with, in the course of which LI la was voted to Lady Stanley's special appeal for Red Cross Funds, the business on the syllabus, consisting of a paper bv Rev E. W. Bradley, was entered upon. Dr Best, medical officer of the Branch, was cordially welcomed as a visitor. Mr Bradley chose as his" subject, "Is War beneficial to the British Empire?*' and within the compass of a necessarily short essay contributed some excellent thoughts in creditable literary style. The trend of the speaker's contention was in the affirmative, and coming to a conclusion summarised his arguments as follows : - 1st, The Empire is more strongly united) 2nd, A deeper and truer patriotism has entered into the units of the Empire . 3rd, Social abuses are being remedied . 4th, The true Australian spirit and char...
The one "Live" Cream Separator. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 15 July 1915
one "Live" Cream Separator. It i.v. lmown and conceded by anyone who knows anything about Cream Sep arator:: that the "Alla-Laval" is tho pioneer, the one that blazed the way. the one that has always led the pro cession, the one that is, and always lias been recognised as the standard by agricultural colleges, butter factories, creameries, and dairymen the world over. and that each succeeding year shows a greater percentage oF separa tors tc bo "Alfa-Lavals." All of these people could not have been fooled all these years with an inferior article. The superiority of the "Alfa-Laval" and the estimation in which H> is held can b ? accounted for in 'various ways. To begin with, the '*Alfa-Laval" Separ ator Company has concentrated its ef forts to the building of a Cream Separa tor and nothing else. It is left to other concerns th« building of engines, reapers and binders, hay rakes, ploughs, harrows, etc., etc. It is the one sep arator concern that appreciates the importance of speci...
RED CROSS SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 15 July 1915
RED CROSS SOCIETY. The Treasurer of the Heyfield Red Cross Society' acknowledges the follow ing donations : Per Miss Wright (monthly subscrip tions)-£1 14s. Sundry-J. G. Bio berg 10s, Per Miss Pearson (monthly)-£2. Sundry-Mrs Sydney Smith 2s 6d, E. Lansdowne la, F. PeaiBon 2s, Anony mous 4s. . Per Miss Ferguson (monthly)-LI 5s. New subscribers: Mrs E. J. Monds, Miss Narrocott, Mr Ezard. Per Miss Greaves (monthly)-L2 49. Sundry-J. Morrison Is, F. Moore Is, Friend 2s, Friend Is. New subscri bers-Mrs Brewis, Mrs Hill, Rt>y Bolton Is monthly, Mr F. Edmonds Is a week. Per Mrs M'lvor (monthly)-14s 6d. Sundry-J. Kennedy Is, Mr Cullen 2s. New subscribers-Mrs Bradley, D. Wickham 2s a month. Per Miss Slattery (monthly)-10a. I Sundry-Mrs Tulloch 2s 6d. Miss Filzpatrick 16s. , Other donations-E.F.B. 10s, J. Cullen 3s, Mrs Mootham 2s. The following articles have also been received :-Olive Tirams, mittens ; Mih Buchanan, 12yds calico ; Mrs Rumpfl, 1 pair sox ; Iren9 and "Vera Hipper, 2 pairs s...
DISEASE SPREAD BY DUST. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 15 July 1915
DISEASE SPREAD BY DUST. ~ if We have lately been warned that s fcue deadly germs of tetanus of lock : jaw infest tiie dust of our streets. The . ? disease, in spite of all research, is sur rounded with a, considerable amount of mystery, and it has increased during the last ten years very appreciably. Earthy aiaterial and dust is now whirl ed about by the rapid travelling iilotor I'ehioies, whether they carry passeugtra cr goo'cls. to an extent never before known, and it is to this cause that the increase in the disease is attributable. Une .suggestion made is that houses should bo built a little back l'rom the roadway so that a belt of. garden may intervene, and allow the dust to settle in-jtuad of reaching the dwellers in the houses. But this will not do much to help the pedestrians who must use the roads. The only safeguard will be for the road authorities to keep tho streets damp and so to prevent tho spread of germ-carrying dust. Besides this the publio must realise that any ivu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 15 July 1915
c. ISSSSlL m jh* Ku=£xl m t-in'-'hs-o *^r y*&$? ' $4 &lt;v fesa b U m® .©:.. . ^ .^-v:- ; X-r : - 7 r .' aiSa For Constipation, Biliousness, v ^ ! i i Headache, Indigestion. =^=== / Faailly Medicine m~j:mwm 0ID1S ¥01l!i SUIT BY MAIL! Our IcLP^e Mail-order Department ho.s been specialty organized for the benefit of Country Clients who ap : style, fit, and finish at a reasonable price. Our SETS ?:? :"tCS2 I:os 42/ are of excellent quality i-jatoi'lnis; tha fine flnlah and the comfortable vat perfect fit of each SUIT leaves nothing to be desired. V.'o^aro Spiiiriiists'ln MEM'S TAILORING and BOY'S OUTFITTING, doing nothing else and doing it well. Write for patterns and salf-meas'ure SUITS, ready tc-wear, Bailarat Sarfic, smartly out, 25/. TROUSERS, Men's, Good Tweed, 3/11. 5/6, 7/8 HATS, Hard Felt, latest shape, 4/6,6/6,8/6, Panamas, 10/8 SHIRTS, Zephyr, soft fronts, stiff cuffs, 2/11,3/6 HUGH NICHOLLS, 204-206 BOURKE STREET, MELBOURNE (Next Waxworks). Wholesale Only-Pet...
MAKE YOUR DISTRICT KNOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 15 July 1915
MAKE YOUR DISTRICT KNOWN. . Concerning Home parts of the district news conies but Reldam. Now this is not .the fault of.tiie Editor, for lie has r.o miraculous powers af knowing what in happening in all the places in the area of cit dilation. ft is the fault, of residents in silent places. Will some man or woman take the matter in hand and cause the silence to cease. Send acoounts of public and social events in your township or neighbor hood. Give information, but tat criticism alone. The information will probably be right, and the public can make their own deductions therefrom. 4 Do not bother- about grammar or spelling; il'h the editors work to ..look after these trifles. . Send along your Job Print.irigjo . the HERALD Office.- It will be I promptly and neatly executed. j
NEW MOTOR HEADLIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 15 July 1915
NEW RIOTOR HEADLIGHT. A new headlight for motor-cars has just been put on the market in France, which represents a radical departure from present designs. The'lamp has the shape of a human eyebaltana turns in its socket in exactly the same man ner as the eye in its support. Ttv small olamps, controlled by thumb screws, from the interior of the car. hold the lamp in position in any desir ed diiection while the handle- itself is used in turning-the light rays to the spot-they are needed. Sign-posts at the side of the rnnd or the low-lying mite to near ate tiros brought within reach of the rays, while at their lowest position they even throw light into the hood, lighting the motor, magneto, and carburettor. By removing the two small clamps entirely the whole lamp can be- taken out of the socket and used as a "trouble lamp" inside^ or outside the machine. The State oanntot. war against hu man nature.--Bishop Welldon. It's when women ar® very qmei that they are most dangerous.-Philip Gib...
ITALIAN TOMATOES. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 22 July 1915
ITALIAN TOMATOES. J I' liau enterprise s i1 .> 1 rated ctrik- j ingly in the manner in ivJiich it has ' developed an export trade in many , kinds of fruit. For example, accord- J ing to the reports of American com- j mercial agenis, the Italian canned to mato is ousting the American from the English market. The area under to- ' mato cultivation in 1'ialy is stated to be about 22,000 acres, and the pro duce 385,000 tons. The annual value j of tomato experts from Italy is well j over £1,000,000 sterling. The export j is mainly of canner tomatoes and to- j mato sauce. In their preparation the skins and seeds are removed and are used, the former for food for stock, the latter for the production of oil.
WATER REQUIREMENTS OF PLANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 22 July 1915
WATER REUUiREMENl'S OF PLANTS. i'or some yours the United Status Department or Agriculture has been making carelul measurements to as certain the relative water requirements of plants, the object being primarily to luscover which plants are must econom ical in their use of soil moisture. An article has now been published by Drs liriggs and Shaiuz, summarising tho results ol' the experiments, and in their tables, wide differences are shown be tween tho ability of various plants to produce a crop with a limited water supply. Tims a miliet, known m Am erica as Kursk millet, was louud to require 205 lbs of water for every pound ol dry millet produced, while yel low flowered allalla (lucerne) required b'Golb J or every pound of dry lucerne produced. Tho more important re sults may be summarised in tile follow ing form:-To produce lib of dry mat ter, millets required from 2tio lb for Kursk, to 4441b for Turkestan ; maize, from 3iolb for lisperanza to 413 for China White; sorghums from 285...
NEW LIGHT ON AN OLD PARABLE [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 22 July 1915
NEW LIGHT ON AN OLD PARABLE The following was born in a school in Duml'rieahire. - The Scripture examination was in progress, and the local parish minister was doing the quizzing. In the course of ihe test the go:>d man, alter hav ing boxed the compass of the Old Test ament, passed to the New with this encouraging observation-"Now, ray dear children, you all know the story of the good Samaritan:"' "l'es, sir," came the instant assur ance from the "innocents" in front of him. "Well, can you tell ine why the priest passed by on the other side?" Somewhere in the back bench-as usual-a grimp fist was shot up, and lire little lingers flicked in the air. "Please sir," said the ownor, "he kent the man was: robliit already.'' No record was kept of the reverend gentleman's surprise at ttie unortho dox answer. THE HAIR LINE. . "So your husband's hair all came out after his illness," sympathetically re marked .Mrs Grubb. "Now I supposo the flies and the cold weather will keep him bothered be...
The He[?]field Herald, PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY MORNING [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 22 July 1915
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY MORNING On Tuesday, July 27th, a euchre party and dance will be held in the Mechanics' Hall in aid of Red Cros8 funds. Speaking at meeting last week, Mr W. J. M'Lean said that each man should decide his own case, as he is the only one in possession of a full know ledge of all the circumstances. He deprecated the prevailing habit of criticising others fir not volunteering. For example-Smith saya :-"I won't go because Jones who is a property owner is not going." That statement only proves that if Jones is a shirker, so also is Smith, therefore the latter should not sit in judgment on the for mer. Moreover Jones has a property worth £5000. This war will cost Australia 40 millions a year. After the War Jones will probably be com pelled to contribute half his estate, or £2500, to the cost, which amount will pay for ten men at the front. There fore, Jones is a ten times more useful uian to the .Empire than critic Smith, who neither pays nor fights." For Children's...
PLANTING FRUIT TREES. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 22 July 1915
PLANTING FRUIT TREES. The presunt is an excellent time fur pluniiug any young fruit trees it is intended to put in tiie garden thin rea son. Drainage js one of the most im portant items to be seen to in the cul tivation of fruit; but in most Motion* occupied by amateurs in Canterbury, the drainage problem can be dismissed as non-existent, because the land has already been broken up by founda tions, drains, etc. Unless one has u very cold, wet .soil, it is advisable to plant early, bul" 11 by force of cir cumstances, the work cannot be -done now, any time up to the beginning ol August will do, and in cold, adhesive ground it is of ton better to plant some what late. In such positions it is a good plan to prepare a sufficient quan tity of line and good soil, and keep H under cover until planting time; this, used immediately around the roots, will, by reason of its fineness and wan=.th, assist the trees to form new ruits. The o!-i>;ations n?jess.',rj |;:w to .^'anting &lt;en...
RED CROSS SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 22 July 1915
RED CROSS SOCIETY. The Treasurer of the Heyfield Red Cross Society acknowledges the follow in" donations : Per Hiss W. Fogarty (omitted from last week)-LI 6a. Sundry donations-Mi88 Porter 2/6, Miss Margaret Mary Justice £1, Comforts-Evelyn and Jessie Dep pier cushions and bags, Ethel Lestrange slippers.
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 22 July 1915
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Rustious.'^ TWc is a big problem ahead oi' the man oh the laud. It is brought about by tlio turn in the tide that promises a prosperous season, and. the rally to the fighting line which is resulting from the recruiting campaign. It is the ques tion how the harvest is to be got in. Everything points to its being a bumper harvest. There are, of course, all the risks that attend niral industries, even at the best of times. But it doesn't do to neglecv to plan ahead because something unforeseen may come in to upset calculations. Therefore, the pro blem of how to handle the work de mands earnest attention now. Sugges tions have been made that city school boys and boy scouts should be pressed into ser .'ice. That sounds aill right; but those - who look into its practicability must be rather sceptical as to the re sults. The public school boys, of course, have hailed it with enthusiasm, and there are doubtless many of them who would do their very best to make good. I...