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Not a Banquet. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Not a Banquet. A story Mr. Taft tells is about a number of old men who, having been schoolboys together, thought it would be an excellent plan to have a New Year banquet together in memory of old times. The most enthusiastic "old hoy" among them went to the banquet ex pecting to have a pleasant evening talking over schooldays, but he was bitterly disappointed. One man had a troublesome heart, and he would talk of nothing else; another had gout; another had a bad liver; another was worried about his kidneys; another's indigestion mono polised his attention; and so on, each had trouble with some organ or other. When he returned home somebody asked the enthusiastic man how he had enjoyed the banquet. "Banquet!" he exclaimed bitterly. "It wasn't a banquet, it was an organ recital!"
WITH DEADLY EFFECT. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
WITH DEADLY EFFECT. A malign passion may be the effect of a disease; if not, it will tend di rectly to produce that disease (says a physician). Avarice, long indulged, destroys the normal balance o£ the brain, and ftt length shrivels it up by concentrating nourishment on the part which is concerned with getting and holding. Outbursts of anger strike at the heart. Many a man has dropped dead in the heat of rage. Moroseness is very effectual in pro ducing disease. It acts specially up on the liver and the digestive organs. The seat of the affections is in the brain. This suffers first; afterwards, in course of time, the organs which il controls. To the vain man 0110 can only ex | tend pity or contempt, writing ol vain-glory, Bacon said: "Glorious (i.e. boastful) men are the scorn of wis&lt; men, the abomination of f00]s, the ido ! of parasites, and the slaves'of theii : own vaunts." But Bacon did not coi. i fuse vain-glory with pride in its bes • sense. i Money can't buy the l...
THE POULTRY YARD. FOOD FOR LAYING HENS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
: the poultry yard. FOOD FOR LAYING HENS. ] a laying hen requires daily about ( three to four ounces of food, accord ing to size. A bird in a wild state , feeds on all kinds of food, many var , ieties often in a meal, and seldom two meals alike. Hence we seldom see a sickly wild bird. Poultry, if fed long on one kind of food, will soon contract some disease or other, either directly from organs being thrown out of working or from an enfeebled constitution, whereby they catch any thing that may 'be going. Rations for laying hens should be made from bran, pollard, pea-meal, maize-meal, crushed oats, chopped cabbage, chaff ed lucerne, boiled potatoes, and other vegetables, fresh-cut green bone, lean meant, cut green grass, etc. Any four of these may be combined to gether for a meal, providing bran be in all, and one other meal with one of vegetable and one meat. About twelve ounces per weight in the morning for ten laying fowls with about one pound to fifteen ounces of grain in the eve...
Cobden Stock Market. FRIDAY, May 22. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Cobden Stock Market. Friday, .May 22. Messrs. Silvester it .McCouachy re port :— We held our n^uul weekly stock sale to-day, when a splendid yarding of all classes came to liand, comprising calved and springing cows, springing heifers, stare cows, young heifers, steers, bulls, calves and cows. ThS market was extra go d for all classes, and we can report a tirst-class sale at satisfactory prices. We sold and quote :—' 1 Cattle.— Gut veil coivs £5 10s, £0 10-J to £G 15s ; springing cows £li 10s to £6 15s to £7 10s ; springing heifers £5 11J, £5 13s to ;0 5-> ; store cows £2 10s, £2 15-, £3, £3 10s to £-1 Is ; steers £2, £2 10s to £-1 10s ; young heifers £2, £2 10s, £3, £3 10s to £1 ; -is ; cows and calves £2 10-&lt;, £3 10s lo £1 10s ; calves 18s lid to Sis Gd ; bulls £2, £2 10s i' l t" £1 10s. Sheep—Small yarding and sold crossbred ewes at 15s 2d. liorses—We offered several and sold 1 young mare, £1G 10s; 1 pony, £11 7s Gd ; horse dray and harness, £31 ; j horse trap and h...
CHANGE OF FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
CHANGE OF FOOD. When the chickens have got nicely feathered—say, about five or six weeks old—they will need to he put upon a different food regime, accord ing to the breed. Those that are short of leg and very feathery will need plenty of rice, which, although it does not produce bone, does influ ence feather considerably, not alto gether because of its own nutritive qualities, so much as it does by its ac tion in keeping the blood cool, and thus allowing the other foods given to be assimilated with ease and com fort without the skin become dry and irritated, and thus acting as a deter rent upon feather growth. H stimu lative and nourishing foods are given, the blood becomes over-heated, and the skin is apt to become dry and harsh, and when this is the case the feathers do not break nicely.
VENTILATION IN FOWL HOUSES. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
VENTILATION IN FOWL HOUSES. Open your bedroom windows wide, or sleep out on the verandah, and you wake up in the morning feeling like a fighting-cock. You have had ventila tion. Open your window an inch and your door an inch, and morning will find you sniffling like an old nag with the heaves. A draught is a thin stream of cold air sneaking in through a warmer body of air without mixing. Ventilation is a body of air that, how ever cold, comes in a bunch, and has volume enough to regulate its own temperature. You might think of these things in regard to your hen house, for a fow. is more susceptible to a draught than any living thing. A fowl's body is a regular little en gine. Did you know that fowls don't sweat? You didn't! Why, they have no sweat glands. A fowl's natural temperature is away above the fever heat o all other living creatures, and that makes a draught of air their death warrant.
LEILA AND HER LOVER Published by Arrangement with Ward, ck and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XVII. The Trance Passes. I. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
LEILA AND HER LOVER By MAX PEMBERTON. Published by Arrangement with Ward, • ck and Co. Ltd., Loud. and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XVII. The Trance Passes. I. Father Dominic, the priest, came to dine at the little hotel and brought the Captain of the garrison with him. There had been no change in Heres ford's condition, he said, and the doc tor did not give them any hope oi better tidings. No man could say when the sleeper would awake— there would hardly be a warning, and life would return capriciously as it had left him. This was all that could be said, and the three nion heard it with much real grief—while to-Hugh it was the most pathetic dis appointment he had known in all his life. Of course, the priest had not been informed of the nature of their mis sion, and he regarded them simply as the sick man's friends who had come across the seas to visit him. Suppos iug an interest which would be natur al, he spoke of Mademoiselle Adelc— as they had been calling her—ami astonish...
Terang Pig Sales. WEDNESDAY, May 20. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Terang Pig Sales. Wednesdav, may 20. rive hundred and ?evonty-:iinf» pi53 yard.-;. Bnconers—257 forward. Values ruled about t= arno ns Inst market. Prime baconers, £3 15s lo £-1 is ; prime light weight;; i'rom £;3 lOi to £3 lis ; | medium quality b'.coners from £2 15s to £3 1'. Store Piss—The market fluctuated slightly, though in mo-t instances values flowed no material alteration from Into rntes. Forward store?, £2 10s to £2 17s Gd ; seconds from £1 15s to £2 5s; slips from £1 to £1 10s ; suckers from lis ; pure pigs to £5 15s. Next fortnightly pig sale on Wednesday, June 3. Messrs. Dalgety & Co., Limited, report having penned 153 pig*, of which 50 were baconers. They sold for the following vendors :—J. French at £3 l!)-> ii.l, D. Clarke at £3 19-, £3 18s and £3 13', 25 nvern&lt;>ifi£ £3 lGs 0 1; A. Diclcson at £3 18j (5d ; Executors ■!. Chirk at £3 l.S', 1. il. Summer at £3 15s and £;! J 5s 01 ; H. Batten at £3 1i>t tid, W. Stonehou-e at £3 2', J. G'lowivy...
II [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
II. A trained nurse bad been sent from Lisbon by the evening train, and she watched the sleeping man at this hour. Hugh saw the light in the window of his bedroom, and it seem ed to say that he still lived. When he rang at the bell, Adele herself an swered him, her fleet foot speaking of her expectancy. She had thought it was the doctor who returned, and she did not conceal her disappoint ment when she discovered? the Eng lish stranger. Hugh made his apologies gracefully and said that he liad come to learn how Mr. Heresford did. His mannet reassured her, and she invited him to come in, explaining that the "ne gro" had gone down to the village and that she was quite alone. A prettier, more helpless creature he had not seen for many a long day —she was just a little school-girl call ed suddenly, to look upon the face of death, he said, and all his pity went out to her. "You have not been at Cintra long, Madam Adele?" She shook her head. "So many days, so many weeks, 1 have forgotten t...
III [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Tlie bruit of death stirred the vil lage, and sent many of its poorest people to the doors of the Rock House that night They owed much to the generosity of the rich Ameri can who had dwelt among them so mysteriously, and they paid the last homage with a devotion which was very real. To all these Father Domi nic gave liis blessing when lie left the house with Vaguna at midnight. "He is dead, my friends—God rest his soul." So truly had the child-wife dreamed—so were lier words justi fied. Down at the hotel where the three strangers waited for the tidings, the doctor excused himself with what fair pleas he could, and said that it was a case of Byncope and should have been expected. Tlio terror of the trance might have contributed to it, but the drug had been the active agent. The stricken man would have burst the unseen bonds which robbed him of life, but the effort had culmin ated in death. There could bo no doubt of that—the scalpel answered for it beyond all question. He. whose rich...
Camperdown Stock Sales. TUESDAY, May 19. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
I | Camperdown Stock Sales. Tifvmnv Miiv 10 M ussrs. DaJtjety & Co., Limited, report :— A very la;go y =.;.iing of cattle and ; sliecp came forward to our weekly stock | sale to-day, all classes being well I represented. There was a large nttemUiK'c of local and ontsidc buyer-1. The demand for fat cattle was again I exceedingly keen at prices showing a good rise 'in la-t week's j.riu't'-, while meaty cows and yonn^ store I'oivs sold very dear. There win a great demand I for all classes of store stock. Sevcial ] buyers were present for dairy ca111 •>, and i this class showed a rise ol from 20i to j 30= on late rale?, especially fir good springing cows. Young cattle were -ought after atul sold at lat>' tinot:»t ion j . There was keen cm t i'JXl for all sheep yarded, and sold le.idily. We made a clearance of all yarded at 11i^ 11'\ satisfactory prices, and quote : — night weight fat CMV3 and heifers from £7 10s to £8 5s ; medium from £'i 10s ; lighter cows from £5 5-t to ...
MECHANICAL MANAGEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
MECHANICAL MANAGEMENT. So much has 'boon cnfri «&lt;• 1 . scientific manngemont •» t0 about i ing establishmentg that f md""?lctur' sirable to look e IT* b? de" deavor to see iust e aml en" of productive activitv ^Mrtments "ne to be ™„S 'acc t'n I methods thus advocated1 n ^oneSf I it seems as f the iinpK nf , general, I ble of such orgSSlSoV, are those from which, in *lllV°S»Va?rt1,e,,,U0^ wholly eliminated. almost Repetitive processes, onera*ion&lt; wh:ch may be described in instnc rW cards or planned out wholly in nrf. ance by some one other than -iie 'in dividual by whom they are to hi pyp cuted, are the very ones from which the element of individual Z. Xt may be almost entirely «mo"«d therefore are next in line to be u.rn"d mer to an inanimate ami alnnst cn v. a"tomatic machine. The things I which the machine caniwi do to ad vantage are those which are not per formed twice alike, and into which 1 the immediate and varying judgment of the man who is reallv doing ...
THE LIVER. HOW TO TAKE CARE OF IT. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
THE LIVER. HOW TO TAKE &lt;:.\UK OK IT. Lirerishners i« ninth nv-re ir, >n than moot people imagine F"' ir.sMn v. faulty action of the liver L'ive* r**t=t; t*» '••••rugs of depression. it mal^s n man f c) msirable and unfit f«»r v.r.ik »: giv s a woman prostrating i^iti«»ti- \ i; . and causes lnncu-ir, slei'plis n-s*, and sometime* u blurred slate of she vi-i -n. How to care f»*r the 1 iv. »• and to k-ep it in good health is a simple ma'ter if y mi follow one or two welNde'tined rule-8. Don't eat too much or too rich ford. Try to get some exercise every day. Above all, be strong on prevention. Don't miss tint point, for tho readiest and the best preventive of liver troubles is an rccasional dose of Mother Seigel's Syrup, the world-famous digestive and liver tonic made from roo's, harks and '.caves. Hut even where liverishnesa is robbing you of strength and the buoyancy of health, Mother Seigel's .Syrup will do you 1 pood. Take it after your hum's, persevere with it, and i...
FIRE AT CAMPERDOWN. Five Shops Destroyed. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
FIRE AT C&MPERDOV/N. Five Shops Destroyed. The fiie fiend has ngain visited Camperdown during the week, this being the second destructive outbreak within the past two months. At about 2.42 on Thursday morning the slumbering town was startled by the load ringing of the firebell, and in a few moments everyone within hearing distance of it was astir. The scene of, fclie conflagration was in the same block of Manifold-street that wis partly destroyed by lire eailier in the year. The outbreak was first dis covered by Mr. J. A. Baker, who occupies the shop next to the premises of Mrs. Maley, stationer, and Mr. McDonald, fruiterer. He saw lire coming through tbo end of the gable roof over the rear portion of McDonald's shop, and gave the alarm. When the members of the fire brigade arrived they promptly set about endeavoring to cbeck the advance ot ilie tlamos, but the operations were hindered by a poor supply of water, and the building was destroyed. The front portion of tha premis...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
TO-DAY \ CAMPERDOWN TURF CLUB. ! winterIeeting. I SATURDAY, MAY 23, 1914 First Race Starts at 1.15. Special Train leaves— Timboon 10 a.m. OoUlen 10 35 a.m. Arriving at Cam[iordo'.vn 11.i a.m. Returns at 7.15 p.m. A. C\ -McjUALTER, Sccietary. TO-NIGHT! Mechanics' Hall, Camperdown. THE S1IKIUKG Dr. A MA, " HARVEST." THIS EVENING (Race Night). By Iho Colae Society, and under the ft'jjpicoi of !he United Kiien.-ily Societies. Warning to Non-Advertisers Mark Twain once said When I was i newspaper editor a subscriber wrote HIP, saying ha Jifl'l to nod a spider in liis paper. He asked if it was a guod or bad omen. I replied ibat it was neither a gund or bad one. The spider was there in its own interests. He was looking through the advertisements intent on finding out who Jid not advertise. When lie discovered a tradesman who did not advertiio, he was goio;; to his shop to spin a web across his front door, and for ever more live an uninterrupted I'fe." DON'T FAIL —TO— A VISIT —TO— H. MAIN'S...
Reduction of Hotels. STATE MINISTRY'S POLICY. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Reduction of Hotels. - STATE MINISTRY'S POLICY. Id framing it? general election programme, the State Ministry will consider what attitude it shall take up with respect to licensing legislation, when the sections of the 11)06 Act, relating to the work of the Licenses Reduction Board, expire between two and three years hence. When questioned n.J in hoir I hey regarded the resolution in faror of no license, nil'ipted by the Pre-lij terian General Assembly, Mr. W. A. Watt, the Premier, mil Mr. J. Mnriay, the Cliief Sec.'e'arr, -=1 id that a question of policy wai-involved, and they could not discuss it. They gare ft similar answer when asked whether it vim intended to provide for a continuance of the work of the Licenses Reduction Board -after 1916, or allow local option to automatically come into operation. While this Cabin»t contains iwj or three members with strong total abstinence principles, who desire to see licensing legislation tightened tip so as to lessen drinking i'acii'itic....