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THE ART OF MILKING. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
THE ART OF MILKING. The art of milking is considered as being on a level with pumping -water, or any other simple work, and yet there are many, points needed to stamp a man as a food milker. Too many children are allowed to attend to this important work and many chronic troubles of cheese and the cheese factory originate right here. A- good experienced milker can soon j tell if there is something wrong with | the udder and milk, and will not al i low such milk to be delivered to the I factory, but what can you expect of a child ? Cleanliness is absolutely ! necessary to success in the factory. .Everybody knows this and yet you can notice cows being milked that have udders covered with dirt, main ly caused - by the swamp-like condi tion of some of the barnyards. I Do the milk utensils always get ' proper care ? Are they properly wash ed with hot water, and kept in pro per places ? Are they used exclusively for their purpose alone? I think ~ not, or else the collection of things of al...
Accidents at Grass Flat. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
Accidents at Grass Flat. Two serio'as accidents occurred at Grass Flat this wedc Ou Monday Mi- .J C Hauesler was engaged on his farm with a grabbing ax.) when he accidentia chopped - his left foot The blade or the axe cot , through his boot almost severing three toes and catting two arteries JThi'ough the assistance of a neigk-» bor, Mr Rudolph Schmidt, he was brought in to Dr Bird, arriving in a state of collapse from; loss of blood. Dr Bird performed an operation and applied ligatures, and, though still weak from loss of blood, his friends will be pleased to hear that Mr Kaeuslei is recovering Oil Tuesday Mr Mark Smith was shifting a boar from one pen to an other when the animal, which had never previously shown any vicious tendencies, attacked him savagely. Before Mr Smith could escape the boar inflicted two very deep jagged wounds in both thighs. Mr Smith was immediately brought into Dr Bird, who found it necessary to insert a dozen stiches. We are pleased to state that Mr Smith...
HUMAN NATURE. ECCENTRI[?]TIES OF THE GREAT. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
HUf$AN NATURE. TRRCBNTRICRRRES OF THB GREAT. T an interesting- article in the ,.wL York Tribune," entitled "Ec centricities of the Great," Mr. Ed Tarrisse presents a list ot Table people who have shown pe culiarities of one sort or another. Kant the German metaphysician, he says, stands at the bead of the IsS'of tT1*' .?rent ^cM^tricities. 0®e of Kant's hobbies in the art of taking care of himself was to avoid mrters- He permitted no ligature S be placed on any part of his body, fearing to hinder in the slight est 'degree the circulation of the blood. Be found it necessary at the same time to keep up his stockings. Ac cordingly, he had loops attached- to them, and outside each hip he wore a contrivance- that may be called . a box windlass. These affairs some what resembled an angler's reel with a spring, which secured the line at any given point.' A VIOLINIST'S REVENGE, paganini had his share of eccen tricity. He feared-no one,.'and when . he wis disposed to fly off in a tangent nei...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE MESHES OF FATE. OR THE GURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. PART 11. CHAPTER XX.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) T H H * 0 R, THE GUR3E OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. --f By Hedley Richards, Author of "Thf Mine Master's Heir," "Time, the Avenger," etc., etc. PART 11. CHAPTER XX.-(Continued.) N "Innocent ? I should think he is ! I think the jury a parcel of noodles to find such a verdict. They ineed only have looked at him to see that he was innocent of such a thing. I have been longing to come and com fort you," he said ; and his voice .was so very tender that Meg sudden ly remembered he was holding her hands, and withdrew them, blushing, violently at the sama time. "I only wish I'd been here that ! afternoon ; there'd have been two of us use violent language. Though he's dead, I could not help using hard ; words about the fellow ; and if I'd heard him daring to make love to you when he was engaged to poor j Pat, I'd have knocked him down, if] I hadn't done worse," Laurie said, with energy. I . "Then I'm glad you weren't here, because they might have suspected you as well as Jack...
Man in the Corner. A chiel's amang ye takin' notes an' faith he'll print 'em [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
Man in the Corner. A chiel's amaDg ye talnn' notes an' faith he'll print 'em At Eroni's circus the clown made a wager of a glass of stout aoout something* "I'm glad you said stout," said the riDgmaster, " because that's my favorite drink." " Why do you prefer stout ?'' asked the Clown. 11 Because it makes me stout." " Oh, is that it; well when I drink stout it makes me lean." And he balanced himself againut a post. A thrifty boy went into a Savings , Bank to pay in 6d to his credit. The [ banker said the lowest the Bank j could accept was 1/. So the boy went to the next counter, drew oub a shilling, returned and paid in 1/6 The supply of oranges in the domestic orchards of Natimuk having run out, the raiders have taken to turnips. Some may think that it is a sign of a loss of good taste. From oranges to turnips does seem a big epicurean drop. Still, there' you are If some people- can'd steal oranges, they'll steal turnips, and if there are no turnips the chances are they'll take t3 ...
Auction Report [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
I Auction Report, Mess's I liityelr-horn and Bulton, of Uorslmni, i ep&lt;i> t :-Owing to i lie .coijt'innrd dr y -wfp.11:er, and? the:....tjuv c&lt; r'j'jiuy of the wool market, there .is vi ry little eiifjniry- for; sheep, and "sales !i re: di flico 11 ; to . effect. There lu>s been a pood - demand for horses y nitahle for military pnrposes, and (1 ni iner lust, w i ek we. disposed of over i00 head for vaiious venders. Sirce last, repot t wc have sold the follow*, iiifr properties Gn aceonafc of Mr R Sivewrigiit, 292 awes freehold ? land in ihe parish of Goroke, and 460 acres of leasehold land to Mr W. H. lvnigh ; on account of Mr P Tierney, G40 acres freehold land in the parish of Gymbowtn, to Mr E Molloy, al l at satisfactory prices I ; 1 11 Pins X. will down to history as one ?of the gentlest and at the same time of the fimest of the long line of Popes who have occupied the Chair of St Peter. Like Hilderbrand, the carpenter's son of Soana, and tht one time...
Goroke News [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
tioroke News (From our Correspondent A public maefcing, convened by Mr Chas Walker, is to be held at 2 o'clock on Friday afternoon to raise funds for the Patriotic Movement instituted in Melbourne. Rain is badly needed. ID is feared that if a good fall does not soon occur the crorswill run to seed. As the prospects of t^e season looked so good % little while back it will be hard luck for the community if their hopes for a good season are not realised. Mr Beuhue of the Department of Agricultural gave an interesting ad dress on bee farming to about 30 people in the Hall on Tuesday uight. His lantern slides were very clear, and were easily followed as he ex plained the different modes of deal ing svith bees.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
Natimuk Stock Sale -At the Natimuk Sale Yards - on Thursday, 3rd September Sheep, Hoises and Cattle U23DER instructions from various . owners will offer-for sale as above J 00 Merino Wethers 100 Sand 4-^tootli Merino Ewes 60 4 and 6-tooth Merino Wethers GO Merino Ewes with Lincoln lambs at foot 60 Fat Sheep 500 Mixed sheep, to be drafted in lots to knit purchasers Farther Enfcries'Invifced - at. N ATIMOK . i: " Thursday, September 17 ((The day after Natimuk Show) Young Bros. CNDER inatrnctiona from owners, i .will offer as ab.o^q-rr , ?, ?l>ppp. and JETorsts ' u Kniries Invited Special Show Sale AT - GOROKE SALE YARDS Thursday, 10th September (the day after tha Goroke Show) Young Bros. Will sell at their Goroke Tardsf oil account of owners, as follows : 1500 Sheep 20 Cattle 6 Horses Early and Full Entries Invited Valuable Farm MINIM AY (VICTORIA) To Lease "by Tender 1,326 ACRES. 1,326 Improved and Good House, ** permanently watered ; 25 bushels of~~wheat to the acre has been grow...
Edenhope News. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
Edenhope News. [FR-JM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT] On Weduesday week ttie oiJra annual exhibition of the Edenhope Pastoral and Agricultural Association was held. The entries were records in nearly all cases, the jumping heing especially good. In the hurdle con test Mr Ross's Daystar dropped dead. He jumped the first and second 'nurules splendidly, but ran off at the third hurdle and dropped dead. His death is supposed to be caused by a bloo.l vessel having burst" On Tuesday and Wednesday even ing the co'jgregatiou of the Church of England held a b:i/.aar to raise funds to build a clmrch here. It was a great success, and it is ex pected to clear £lo0. On Thursday ^ast Aft' P. E. Yirgoe letc here in answer to a cill to join the Australian Scote'.i Ue^iment. Before he left *11 impromptu meeting was held to bid turn farewell. Mr ft. J. Cranage occupied the chair and a .great number of those present spoke 1 of hi5 sterling tj ia!ities and wished ! him a safo rocurn. Nurse Bird and 1 Mr Arthur ...
Eroni Bros.' Circus. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
Eroni l>>r>s' circus: appeared it. Nat'mnk on Tuesday to a good, house' The chief fea'nres of t.hfi sImw --wVM", the animal exhibits, the aerial trapeie exeiciff, wire walking" end lii>>h ?jmnpiner by boises. The lady wiip walker g3ve a wonderfully. clever ex hibition. Thecliampion high-jumper Landlock, was a tieat. to watch- Hii jumps beautifully. rind cleared the bar at (5 feet. An extra charge of 6d was made to see the mandril, which was described as bearing the closest resemblance to man of all annuals. Of course no man who rrFpected his looks would admit that, there was the slightest resemblance, as a more forbidding looking animal i than the. mandril it .would be difficult j to imagine The Licences Reduction Board, wliich sat in Horsham on three days of last week, taking evidence in ..matters submitted. conceded iis sessiors qn Saturday morning, when it delivered judgment, In its deter mination t hat the licence of the Green Park Hotel and that of the Farmers' U...
MATURING CHEESE BY ELECTRICITY. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
o MATURING CHEESE BY ELECTRI CITY. An industrial electrician of Rotter dam is reported to have discovered a method of giving age to cheese by .' means of electricity. After a long series of experiments, he found that he could take an absolutely fresh cheese and give it all the consis tency, taste, and appearance of a fine cheese that had been stored awaj and carefully aged' for two years. ! He takes a fresh cheese and sub jects it to an alternating current. At the end of twenty-four hours of con stant alternating electrical currents . through this cheese it possesses all the properties of a fine two-year-old cheese, 1 This has naturally aroused great interest in Holland, " where cheese making is one of the big industries, i It is said the electrician claims be can do many other things with cheese I by means of electricity, including an | apparatus that will enable the mmti | facturer. to so gratuate and direct electrical action of this nature as to give cheese any taste desired, and...
THE DAIRY DEHORNING THE DAIRY CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
THE DAIRY A.. DEHORNING THE DAIRY CATTLE* Owners of farm cattle have a mis taken idea of beauty when they think a cow or a bull is more attractive ?with the horns on. For safety's sake, if [or no other reason, the cattle should be dehorned, both to keep them from injuring each other and from doing bodily harm to persons on the farm. Horns have no possible use to any domestic animal and should be removed at an early age. When cattle roamed wild, horns were Nature's provision for defence and guard against enemies. In the gtruggle for existence in the early davs, when cattle in a wild Btate ol nature had to hold their own with other beasts of the fields, horns were a. valuable asset. Now when they are bred for domestic purposes and have nothing from which to defend them selves," the horns have absolutely no use, and a cow should be considered more valuable without them. Animals on which the horns ars left, possess more or less of their former fighting instinct. They often j do much inj...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
Professional Notices C. w. MATHERS 'DENTIST (Late A Harris) F1KEBKI.CE STREET, HORSHaM (Next White Heart Hotel) -Personlly in Attendance Daily Painless Extractions 2s 6d Laughing Gas Laughing Gas Laughing Gas Laughing Gas Absolnelj without pain, danger, no after effects, 5s Artificial teeth a specialty, and guaranteed perfect for eating,, speaks iag and natural appearance. No aisfits Temporary plates made im* mediately after extraction A11 opers t'ions painless - - Sets of teeth from £9/2/ Gold and Porcelain Crowns. Bridge work. Gold Amalgam Porcelain Fillings, et^ Honrs, 9^till 6; Wednesdays, 9 till I Dates of Next Visit By my Representative C. W. DOUQALL is recorded by tbft Dental Hoard of Victoria. NATTMUK-Newton's Hotel, on Tuesday, Sth September QOROKE.-Seery's Hotel, on Wednesday, I6th September( 4 to 6.30 R. S. G-BANT, Lbs DENTIST Of Puis.Austral Building. HREBRACEST, HORSHAM. Will Vitit NatxmuJc and Ooroke on qtven below * NATIMUK-Newton's Hotel Tnes~ day, AUGUST 4 and S .0R...
The Markets Natimuk Retail Prices Thursday, 4 p m. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
The Markets Natimuk Retail Prices Thursday, 4 Battel Eggs ... Cheese ... Bacon ... Chaff, per toe... Onions, per.cwt Potatoes, per cwt Flour, per small bag Oats, per bushel Bran, per bushel Pollard, per bushel.. Wheat, per b'ishel ..
War News [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
A tierce battle between the French and . British and the Germans is ex pected at any moment After driving the French and British back to their, ifortified positions the Germans met with serions reverse However, the Germans are so numerous that when the real conflict occurs with the allies there is certaiiv to be awful carnage The Russians are gaining ground towards Germauy and. .on the Aus* fcrian frontier, and the Servians are; infllictiug haavy losses against 'the Austrians ? Japan has declared war against Geimai.y A meeting of ladie? was held in the Natimuk Mechanics' Institute on Thursday afternoon, 20th. t3 see what could be done to help the Lady May or ess'3 Patriotic League. Mrs R G M'Clnre, convener of the meeting, occupied the chair. A letter was read from the Lady Mayoress's Patriotic League, in which it was stated that the°Lady Mayoress would be very orateful for. money and clothing. It was then decided by those present that the following ladies be appointed , to canvass ...
THE WEST WIMMERA MALL AND NATIMUK ADVERTISER FRIDAY, AUGUST 28 [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
THE WEST WIflERi MAIL A.\O NATLMUK ADVERTISER FRIDAY, AUGUST 28 j This is the last opportunity we have of reminding our Natimuk dis trict readers that the humorous comedy, "Tom, Dick and Harry,*' is to be produced on Thursday eveniDg next. 3rd September. Perhaps it will not be amiss for us to state-though it should not be necessary-that the Mutual Improvement Association is I producing the oomedy for the laudable object of raising money to augment the new building fund. The com mittee of the Mechanics' Institute have long since recognised that the stage and ante-room accommodation was too limited, the successful pro ducation of plays with a fairly num erous cast having being an impossible task in the past The additions which Mr Bousfield will in a day or two complete will make the local hall one of the best appointed outside the cities. It is therefore hoped that the local public will liberally support the effort the Mutual Im provement Association is making. Apart from the aspect o...
OIL FOR LIFEBOATS. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
on, FOR LIFEBOATS. Ten lifeboat crews .axe experi menting with a . small oil bag to ascertain -the effect upon rough, shallow water. The minutely perfo rated bag, containing a tin of thick oil-which is smashed by the coxswain-and a wad of oakum, is towed from the weather side of the boat, and is designed to moderate breaking, following seas. These latter are always a menace to the .safety of a lifeboat, and hitherto the view has been generally held .that oil, although an effective agent in deep water, was of no avail -against them. The quantity of oil varies from a gallon to half a ? gallon, according to the size of the boat. Recently the device was tested at .Worthing' in exceedingly rough wea ther, and it has been reported to the National .Lifeboat Institution, which issued the frags, that the tests are regarded as satisfactory.
Mutual Improvement Assn. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
Mutual Improvement ASED. The meeting of the Mutual Im provement Association was devoted to a book review by Messrs McLen nan, Waller, and Pastor Lohe The Rev T Cole pccu pied the chair The book chosen by Mr McLennan was The Use of .Life by , and he demonstrated its sterling value by reading an essay, "Tact," which it contained Mr Waller chose for his book one from the pen of Fox, entitled The little Shepherd of Kingdom Gome, and his review gave one a desire to read this highly interesting work. The review was a full one and the main features of the various charact^ ers- and the setting cf the book, were pleasingly and intelligently .outlined. Pator Lohe's choice was a large volume on Popular Superstitions and Beliefs, a book dealing with the origin of our present day fads and fancies, by Noelseti. The Pastor's method of dealing w'ifch work was '&lt;o read ex tacts of. the many articles A vote of thanks was accorded the reviewers on the motion of Messrs Saw and Twidle . ? The...
WIVES WON BY PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
WIVES WON BY PICTURES. The circumstance leading up to the wedding' between a. wealthy American and. a pretty girl whose face he first saw and admired on a canvas in the Academy, have been frequently paralleled in the past. Perhaps the most romantic case in point was that which w"as associa ted the name of the late Mr. Wil liam Henry Hunt. One day this talented artist discovered a rustic village beauty, and proceeded to uti lise hsr face as a model for one of his gloriously brilliant water colour picture-portraits. After it was finished he sold it, and at the purchaser's earnest request, divulge-1 the identity c«C the model. The girl was sought out by the buyer, who found her as intelligent as she was beautiful. 'He had her educated, and in due course led her to the altar, the marriage turning out a most happy one. Mr. G. A. Story's well-known picture "Mistress Dorothy" was also responsible for a similar ro mance.
An Afterneon's Outing [TO THE EDITOR] [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
An Afterneon's Outing [To THE EDITOB] SIR,-Please allow me a small space in your paper, re the onting to the Mount last Wednesday week. As there seems to be a lot of unneces - sary talk and misunderstanding, I would like it made known that it was only an afternoon's outing and not a church affair at all. Anybody WL.S welcome who had a way oi: going out. The stipulation was everybody took a basket and made themselves agreeable, so as not to spoil an en-> joyablt clay s ontmg. lonrs, oic, THE SCAPE-GOAT