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THE OMEO STANDARD. With which is Incorporated the Omeo Telegraph. TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

I - [THE OMEO STANDARD. With which Is Incorporated the Omeo Telegraph. TUESDAY, JUXE 9, 1914. Woods' Grout Peppermint Cure, For Coughs and Colds, never fail*, ls6d. Notico is given in Another column that no person will be entitled to be enrolled on the municipal rolls unless all rales nro paid on or before Juuo 10. Mr G. A. Collcn, of Omeo, has pnrohased from the trustees of tho estate of tho lirm of C. Rodgora and Co., tho 'business known as Tho Big Storo, Omeo. R, Shannon, draper and importer, Omeo, has now a complete stock of winter goods. Oiders entrusted to him will be fully exoouted, and parccls of 203 and upwards sent oarriago paid. The Gippsland and Northern Co opera" tive Selling Co., Ltd, has been appointed the wholesale distributing agents for the Gippsland Co-operative Bacon Curing Co., Ltd., Dandvnong. Ask your grocer for Dandenong bacon.*** Tho rainfall reo^rded at Omeo# for May was 2 40 inches, tho average for tho month b-.-ing 1.95 inches. The rainfill for tho first ...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MORE SCHOOL HUMOUR [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

-M.fJItE SCHOOL HUMOOIl Tlicro is no end to the howlers from the schoolroom. An authority on tho subject has just been pointing out'that in lirgliMi literature-papers young peo ple- a ro sometimes asked to givo their crifciivsius on certain books or authors. They usually rely on criticisms which they have read in books, but if their memories fail tho results are often disastrous- One youthful critic oust aspersion upon Milton when ho wrote: .'Milton .married a young girl who ran hack to her parents, so he wroto a sonnet on divorce." "Shakespeare,"' affirmed another young oritic, "founl« ed 'As You Like It/ on a book pre vious y written by Sir Oliver Lodgo." "After twico committing suicide, the poet Cowper lived till 1800, when ho died a natural death." Another hope ful wroto: ''Sir Walter Scott's firm of publif hors liquified, and ho had to pay o IV tho national debt before ho died/' And tho youthful historian sagely addod: "Tins wore him out."

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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THE ORCHARD. HOW TO SAVE TREES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

THE ORCHARD. 110W TO SAVE TUJSIiS. In every apple ureiutrd of mature trues aro individual tree.-, which aro in imminent danger of splitting apart owing to a mechanically weak forma tion at union of trunk and body limbs. Many such trees have been j'tmod and others aro linding their way . > ihe wood-pile. By a proper system ot trussing between opposing body tn.fis this danger is entirely ouviated ynd tho tree made strouger tiiau ul-ers not trussed though normally formeil. A seam, if not already a fissure, ex tending downward from top of trunk, indicates tho weak tree wliieh if at tended to promptly will be saved irom disaster and an untimely end. Again, many irees contain bird holes or openings into body limbs or trunk *s a result either of careless or ignor ant pruning, failure to treat tho larger wounds wiili pains ur from mmiiui eai injuries as by storms or by wa^o.'i or implement. All such openings are a menace to tho tree and endanger its usefulness and longevity. Hero is wher...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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ABOUT THAT BOY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

ABOUT THAT BOY.. (lly Arthur U. Dean.) What do I expect of tho boy of four teen? Highl at the start I expeot him to bo 11 boy, not ;i cherub, not a plain unadulterated bov. I expect that iittlo old man, nor a, sneak, Just ho stands well on his feet, looks you iri tho oyo and tolls you the truth; (hat ho sleeps- when ho sleeps, works when Jio works and plays when ho plays; that ho swims like a duck, runs like a defr aud sots liko an engle; that lie plays fair on tho field, at the school and in tho homo; that ho likes a dog, delights in woods and fields, and be lieves in comrades that ho admires real men, stands by his heroes and looks up to his mother; that ho sees in a violot, a sparrow or a worm, tho touch of tho hand of God. K>mh< r»; 'ore, 1 rxpcct that tlr.» boy has a father as wcM us a mother, a few brothers and sisters and a wiso teacher or two; that his father remembers that lio was once a boy; that his mother tempers her all-abiding love with jus tice; that his...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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WALKED OUT WITH IT. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

WALKED OUT WITH IT. Thero came into the office of a luw y<v a man who was excited becauso 'lis wife had left him, and ho feared she would run him into debt all over tho country. "In that ease," said the lawyer, "you had bolter post her." Ihs client, not knowing what post ing meant, said 'he did not know where she had gone, and besides, slio wis t\iilv as strong as he, and ho did not believe ho was ablo to post her. The lawyer explained that he meant putting a notice 111 tlio newspapers .saying: "Whereas my wife Helen has loi't my lied and hoard without any just M "But that ain't true," interrupted the client. "Sho ~ didn't leavo my bed. Slio took it with her/'

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CURIOSITIES OF LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

CURIOSITIES OF LANGUAGE. Tim following <iro a fow linguistic win 'idealities. The Germans call a Jinnhlo a 'finger hat," which it cer tainly is, and a grasshopper a "hay horse." A glovo with thorn is a "hand shoo, " showing evidently that they wore shoes beforo gloves. I'oultry is "feather cattle," whilst the names for th" wolMaiown substances oxygon and hydrog.'ii aro in their languago "sour stulf' and "water stuff." The I'Yenoh, strange to have no vorh "W> Mand," nor can a Frenchman speak nf "kicking" anyone. The noar Vst approach a Frenchman makes to it in his politeness is to threaten to "givo a- blow with his foot"-tho samo thing lo the recipient in each case', hut it M'oms to want the directness, tho energy, of our "kick." Neither has ho any word for " baby," or for "lmm<\" or "comfort." Tho -terms "upstairs" and "downstairs" are also unknown in French. Tho Hindus nro said to havo no wonl for "friend." Tho Italians have no equivalent for "hu nulity. . ...

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DEADLY WEAPONS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

DEADLY WEAPONS. A French inventor lias mado a fright ful addition to tho cllicacy of tho re volver. A small but powerful c.leetrio light, is attached to tho mechanism of a pistol of ordinary size. .By use of louses. anU mirrors tho glaro of tho circle of light which tho lamp throws is bright enough to ho clearly seen in daylight against a light-coloured suit of clothes. Xow, the oeiitro of tho circle of light marked by a black spot, by arrange ment of tho lenses, is oxactly tho spot where the bullet will strike. Thus all one has to do is to place the black cen tre of the blazing circlo of light over tln> heart of an adversary and pull tho trigger. At night the light is shockingly strung. Experiments with the now wea pon show that perfect greenhorns, who liav-' never used a rovolver in their lives, can shoot far moro accurately, than exports using an ordinary pistol. Up to sixty yards ho cannot miss a small bull's-eye, day or night, while oxtrcmel.v nceurato shoot-inn is possiblo ...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

Thauks. rj^HE-FAMILY and Relative of tlio lato JL MR JOHN .TAYLOH dcairo to express their sinoero THANKS for tho many letters, tolegr.ims and kind expressions of sympathy reoeived during their reccnt 8<id boreftvemout.

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

Clear out the Bunnies! A Good Stock of the Best Make of RABBIT TRAPS Has arrived and will be sold at a Reasonable Price for Cash. LANTiiGH-NS, TRAP-SETTERS, FILES, ETC., IN STOCK. Telephone No. 8. SINS, Omeo Auctioneers' Notices. A- ESAGARTKUR & CO., Oattle Salesmen, Stock and Station, General Agents, BAIRNSDALE, GIPPSLAND AUCTION SALliS conducted ill any pari of Gippsland, and at Omeo District .when eqnired. Lotte and Telegrams ^*l»klj answered Auotloneer for the Firm A. N, HiOASTHUR, Who Conducts all Auction Sales and SoporlntendeallBusineas of theFirm, District Roprcsontative: H. M'MILLAN. SWIFT'S CREEK w. H. COOMBES, Coachbuilder and "Wheelwright. ENS AY. ALL KINDS OF VEHICLES MADE ON THE PREMISES. Vehicles Bought and Exchanged. Estimates given for all classes of Dwellings. SIDEBOARDS, DKESSEUS, SAFES, TANKS Made on the Promises. Address-NEAK ESSAY STOBK, ENSAY OMEO PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO Set your Plaotograpny done Locally ENLARGEMENTS MADE, THE STUDIO is fully equipped wit...

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MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

?MELBOURNE LETTER (Froh Our Special Correspondent.) If there be any foundation for re cent revelations anent tho system un der uhich certificate aro issued to as piring motorists, it is hardly a matter ior wonder that accidents are mauY. and that the man at tho wheel is an ataema to the average pedestrian. The uay has been easy ior applicants fox certificates. A correspondent tells how. lie says:-uThere is a great outcry against the reckless driving of motor cars. and the consequent kiJhng and maiming of people. Not once have 1 lieard mentioned what X think is the real root of tho whole trouble - tho ror..!ess and careless way in which tho i\ liurities hand out licences. 1 think Ji.ij.iiry would show tho following to bo about tho method adopted:-Mr. Any body buys u motor and wants to drive n. Ho knows nothing about driving a mulo, much less a motor-car. Ho takes two or three lessons from ft gar age attendant, and*4hen iuvites a mem ber of the police force, who knows as much about a ...

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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NEWS SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

fJEWS SUMMARY. The revenue collected at Uic Customs House on May 21) amounted 1o:-Jiov einie, £13,80(1/17/0; Slate, £308/12/; contingent, £02/17/1; pilotage, £51G .13/8; ivhnrfngo, £-137/11/1. Mr. Harold MorriBOU, P.M., died on Friday, at his residence, ltoyston, Dan denoug-ruad, Malvern, lie was regard ed as a very nblo magistrate, and had always held the high osteon of his col leagues. Jii connection with shipping on the Australian coast, and from port to port, freights and fares show an advauco, from Monday. Fares have riesn from S to 10 per cent., and freight by 1/G per ton. It is reported that, in addition to llio North (lerman Lloyd S.S. Co., which is extending its sorvic.o to Now Zealand, the Gojmnn-Austrnliari litie is contem plating a direct service with the Uonrn ioii. The little girl, Auket, whoso both feet were cut oil' in ihe Otaliuhu (N.Z.J rail way accident, which was fatal to her grandmother, died on Friday. This makes five victims from railway acci dents in New Zeal...

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FINED FOR MARRYING. SOME SPORTING REMINISCENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

FINED FOR MARRYING. SOME SPORTING REMINISCEN CES. That those who, relying on tho gen eral belief that tho three-card sharper generally allows hi.s victim to win tho lirst .stakes by picking out the right card, endeavour to got the best of the trickster by walking o/f with tho lirst stakes, refusing to play any nioro are neot always successful is iilustrat are not, always successful is illustrat L. Naisli tolls in "The .Rollings of & ^lossless Stone." When he was about eighteen Mr. Xuish wont to Hath races, "I had heard," lie says, "that thoy (three- . card tricksters), always allowed tho victim to win tho first time, so as to lure him on to higher stakes. I there fore had a half-sovereign bet witli them, intending, hoivercr, on winning it, to walk olf; What, therefore, was my indignation at promptly choosing the wrong card and losing my money. I at once told them they did not play tho game properly, and should 'Jmve let mo win the first time, to which one replied: - " .Well,...

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THE PROPERTIES OF HEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

- THE PROPERTIES OF HEAT. School Inspector (to sharp boy). "What aro tho properties of Ileal?" _ Boy: ''Tho chief property is that it expands bodies, while cold contracts them." "Verv good; ive mo an example." "In summer, when it is liot, tjio clay is longj in winter, when it is cold, tho day is short." Exit Inspector, lost in amazeinont that so familiar an instance shouM havo so long escaped liis own observa tion. i A member of tho Commission who, during the description of how half-a dozen or so peoplo of assorted sexes found habitation in a cpuplo of|ruomB, interjected that they must bo as much cramped for room as if tlioy occupicd a flat, made portinont allusion to a grow ing tendency of the peoplo who oan all'ord what tho estate agencies' adver tisements call "commodious residences" to betako themselves and tlioir belong ings to ilats. These abodes comprise, as a rule, from threo to iivo rooms. Thoy aro mostly small, and, oomparod with even tho ordinary villa, aro incon venient ...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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POULTRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

POULTRY NOTES. Too many chicks spoil tho brood. A chick ui tho Jirnt is worlli two iti tlio mind. Tho loss tho help tho stronger tho cllioltR. Tho proof of tlio hatching is tlio chirp #r tho chicks. The cluck will nevor grind with tlio grit it never gets. Grit is a virtue in man and fowl. Tho lazier tho hen tho smaller tho profits. Kggs to the number of 21.AGO,000 wero imported into Grout Britain last year. This interesting fact is reported by Mr. K, lirown, F.L.S., in his an nual review of tho poultry industry. "At no time," ho states, "lias tho de mand been so great and prices so good as in tho twelve months reivntl.v end ed. In 15)13 there was a considerable rise in tho volume of eggs and poultry received from overseas, as compared with li'll!, vet prices lum* been grea ter. So far as native supplies are eon cm-. (I, there has been a rise ail round, sh.twi, g that e.'iiMimpJon is advancing more rapidly than production, whether native or foreign. What is truo in Britain is equally...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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HE DIDN'T EAT IT! [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

UK J:UDN"J' J-JAT IT! A man lay groaning ami writhing by the wayside, when up dashed a con stable ami proceeded to investigate; hut all lie roiiM get out of tho sufferer >vas, "J ate one too-J.- ate one too," and lie puzzled, but not for long. '' l'oisou!" was his diagnosis, and, mindful of his training, ho at. once pro cured an emetic, which simply eleetri li< d tlie recipient. Between convulsions he managed to ask the rerison for such treatment, and on his being told, and asked what it was lie lnid eaten, he became more abu ('\Vhat did i eat/" yelled he. "Why, you idiot! 'J. Si"' is the number of the ear that knocked me down!'' Tho coming of Northcote into tho dignity of n city brings into prominenco another instaiioo oi liow "tlxo expansion the metropolis goes on. It- was eli cited amorjj'ofvior facts connected, with tho celebrations that sinco Octobor last no fewer than 467 new houses have boon added to tho residential aroa of tho brick-producing suburb.

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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MARKETS. WHEAT AND OTHER PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

MARKETS. WUKAT AND O'J'HKR l'KOIMJOK. Wheal/.-Thu maiket has boon quiet, though supplies offering aro not largo. Parcels a ro quoted at 13/11 alongside. Ordinary lots arc quoted at it/10} ox store. Klour.-The Association price fol io :: 1 {..I'Nsiimptiou >s £9 delivered. 11:an and Pollard.-Tho Association price for hnui is jL5/5/ delivered, and that for pollard £5/15/, B..rley.~ Ooul Knglish malting is quo.eel at 3/ to 3/3, medium from 2;(5 to 2/10, and i'-od from 2/ to 2/3. Capo malting is quoted at 2/ 1 to 'J/3, and feed at 1/1' to 2/. Oats. -Prime milling aro firm at 2/, good heing worth 1/11}, hcayy fcod 1/10} to 1/11, and medium from 1/11} to 1/10. Mai/. ?».- Prices range from 3/G to 3,^, but the hitter prico is difficult to obtain. Pens.-Sound milling request are in good request at '1/0, but tho quantity available is small. Seed duns are ietrhin;; up to f>/ ex store. Chafl.-Tho market is steady. Choice green '.vheaten is quoted at £3/5/, and medium and pale samples £2/17...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

WOOL CONSIGN YOUR PRODUCE T<2 & CO. LTD., P9EWMARKET, WOOL. GRAIN, PRODUCE BROKER®, STOCK AND STATION AGENTS. II When desired clIpB are Reclasned by Experts at a total coot of, tsnoet penny pet- ib. All Produce carefully Valued by Experts prior to titae. ( Clients given choice of any Market. SPECIAL DEPARTMENTS For Mib Sale of LAND, STORE and FAT STOCK, TALLOW, 8K1M& HIDES, FURS, BUTTER and DAIRY PRODUCE. AGENTS FOR Qulbell's Sheep Dip. Kemp'o Patent Sheep Branding Llqp&4 Wormo Speclflco Sheep Drench. <??/ v Nobel's Glasgow Explosives and Chllworth POMSSfQ, a^e>a.to<oia.a«3Ea<e> Oitfioe, 4 SI"'??! EBotdirtte©'figMifc, Heame's IBsroncMtis Core ITiose who have taken thio medicine are amazed at its splendid healing power. Sufferers from Bronchitis, Cough, Croup, Asthma, Hoarseness, Difficulty of Breathing, Pain or Soreness in the cheSt, experience delightful and rapid relief, and to those who are subject to Colds...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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QUIT TIME, TOO. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

QUIT 10 TIME, TOO. 'flalloa, 1'addy, how is it you're uot working at your job ju«t now?" "Oi struck." "What <l:<l you strike for?" "Well, it was loiko this. Wan wako ago cum to-morrow nighvt Ui was put ?to wurrk amongst a gang av Oitalians, all bilcrmakers loiko meKelf. "Well, bogorra, ivory mother's soil uv tJio Dagoes a to about a half-dor,on big aiiyaus ivory dinner, aud all the rist av tho day tlio odour av them anyans got iii'la mo oyes, so that instead of driving bolts Oi'd bo tlmiiipin' mo lin gers. "Woll, tlio' climax eamo wan after noon whin ino oyes were that full av water that, instead av puttin' a bolt in a holo, Oi put mo linger in, an' tho follow on tlio inside av tho biler put a washer over tlio iiul av it an' flit it sieli a clip,, begorra', that they bad to tako tho bilor apart ta grt tlio liolo away from around 1110 (ingor. It was thin Oi struck." Tommy: "I don't want you to wash my face." Grandma: "Why, I'vo washed my fnco threo times a day e...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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CHARACTER IN CHINS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

CHARACTER IN CHINS. A pointed chin is said to bo a sign of ur.iltiness, wisdom, and discretion. A soft, fat, double chin shows sen suoiiMie.ss and nil indolent tempera ment. A tint chin shows a cold, hard na ture; ii small chin, indicates weakness, want of will power, and cowardice. A retreating eliin is a sign of silti ne.-s, and, if tho brow bo shallow, ot imbecility. Whero tile spaco between the noso and tho rod part of tho lip is short and very sharply cut,it indicates re linomeiit and delicacy of perception, but not much power. There is no force of intellect whore this spaco is usually short. A rather long but not flat upper lip denotes an eloquent person. A very long uppor lip, which is flat, and winch belongs to n straight, or form'ess, or too thick-lipped mouth, is » sign of a low and vicious typo of eharuotor. A squiiro and massive chin shows sU'.mg and determined wilt.

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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PUZZLED THE POLICEMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 9 June 1914

I'UZZLED THI3 POLICEMAN. Before she went away for a week at tin? seaside Mrs. .Tones made hor little husband promiso to take tho children for a walk on Sunday afternoon. Now, the Jones family consisted of an equal mixture of boys and girls, «nd number a dozen; and Sunday after noon saw Jones marching down the High ..treet at the. head of his pro geny. P.c. Plumhead, new to the fianio, and thn'eforo zealous, watched Jones and his party for a fow briof seconds; then walked iirmly up ito him and ar rested the little man. 4vYou como along to tho station with me I" ordered he. "But what for?" queried tho duti ful father. 1 'I haven't dono any thing !'' "Ho, hindeed f" answered the zea lous one. "I ivfuso to come!'' shouted Jones in a frenzy. "Anyway, (boll, mo what 1 am supposed to have done?" "1 don't know what you'ro supposed to havo done/' retorted Plumhead, with lofty sarcasm. "But if you ain't dono nothing, then, I asks you, what is this 'ere oruwd folloon' you for?"

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