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No More Indigestion. Wonders Achieved by New Product [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 5 June 1914
- No More Indigestion. Wonders Achieved by New Product It seems reasonable to. suppose that in a short time there will be no more indigestion or dyspepsia. The old style "digestfves" such as bismuth, pepsine, charcoal, soda, etc., which after all are 'nly tem porary in their effects, are rapidly becoming discarded in favor of simple antacid, known to chemists as bisurated magnesia, with the re sult that physicians are being called upon to treat fewer cases of stomach trouble than ever before. This is not so very surprising when it is re membered t~at according to avail able statistics, over 90,p.c, of all stomach troubles are due to acidity. Bisurated magneia may -eadily be obtained from any chemist at a small cost, and half-a-teaspoonful taken in a little water after meals will immediately neutralise all harmful acids in thg stomach, pre vent fermentation, and thus render the food easy of digestion.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 5 June 1914
A SIMIPLE RIEMEDY. "People whose houses are hliaunted by rats or mice may hear of a certain method of ridding themselves of the nuisance by sending P.O. 5/ to 'Rat catcher,' Box 20, offico of this news paper.'." In responso to this advertisement a distracted tenant immnediately forward ed the money demanmded, stating thalmt his place was overrun with vermln. "What," he asked, pathetically, "am I to do about it?" And, by return of post, on a sheet of greasy-looking notepaper, came tihe laconic answer: "Move i"
A GREAT FAVOR. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 5 June 1914
A GREAT FAVOR: The young man was leaning on the gard:n gate chatting with the object of his I fections when the latter said, un hesit:lting!y:-'"I am going to ask a greet faivour of you.'" "It is alre:idy granted," he ansncrcd, devotedly, "'A very great favour," sllhe repeated, as if doubtful of the propriety of stating it. "Ycou're sure that you won't think it presumptuous or forward of me ?" "Never, he answered. "I glory in this evidence of your tnrust and confi dence. Only tell me what I can do for you." "'Well," she replied, with revident reluctance, "would you mind not leasing on that gate? F:ither painted it this afternoon, and he will bo awfully provokedl-if he has to do it all over again."
AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 5 June 1914
AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE Reviewing the subject of agricultural scicnce in Great Britain, the outlook, says Professor Wood, is distinctly hope jul. New fertilisers were coming ,:to the market, as, for instance, the ?r - ousproduots made from ' atmosol ric nitrogen. New varieties of farm crops were being produced by the Piiat breeding Institiuto at Cambridge, nd elsewhere. Finally, the soil surveys on which the colleges had seriously cei barked would assist -in defining 1hle areas over which such results were ul plicable. It-only remained for itose who wero responsible for the conduct of field trials to increase the accuracy ot the results, and the steady accu:iula tion of a mass of systematic and scien tifio knowledgo was assured. It v auld be the business of the advisory staffs with which the colleges had recently been equipped by tho British Board ot Agriculture and tihe Development Conm mission to disseminate this know ,lge in practical form to the farmers f this oountr~y.
MANURES FOR POTATOES. WITH A BRIEF HISTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 5 June 1914
MANURES FOR POTATOES. WITH A BRIEF H]ISTORY. (By B. Harrison, F.L.S., in "Th1 Land.") The potato (Solanum tubersum, L,. vis) is one of our most important food products, and its development had cul tivation hlave- made rapid strides since it was first imported into Europe by the Spaniards between SO1580 and 15S5, an l afterwards into Great Britain bS Sir Waltera Raleigh. In "The Origign of Cultivated Plants," A. de Candalle says: "The potato is wild in Chili (Southi America), in a form whliolh is sti'l seen in our cultivated plants, and its cultivation was diffused before the discvery of America, from Chili to Ns v Grlanada. It was introduced, probably in the latter half of the six teentllh century, into that part of the United States now known as \Vrginia and North Carolina, and it was thie \Virginian potato that Sir Walter brought back to Ireland about tihe Came time as the Spanliards procured it. Its name in its own country was ''"olenawk," which Ihas an Indian sount. Evidently da...
BLOW TO RADIUM EXPERTS [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 5 June 1914
.BLOW TO RADIUM EXPERTS Belief ill radium as a cure for can oer has got a great set-back by thle death of MIr. RIt. G. Bremner, a New Jersey Congressman, at Baltimore. MIr. lBremuecr had suffered from can cer in a form which had caused his case to be regarded ais hopeless, but Dr. Kelly, thle radium expert, express ed himself confident of a cure by means of the "Gamma" rays. The cass, therefore, was looked upon as a su premo teit of the claims put forward on behalf of the radium treatment of cancer. Eleven tubes of radium weore employed at a cost of £20,000, but de spite the utmost skill the dis(nso had a fatal termination.
Wedding Bells. MACDOUGALL—SYMINGTON [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 5 June 1914
Wedding Bells. MACDOUGALL--SYMINGTON The Presbyterian Church at Huon was the scene of a very pretty wed- ding on Tuesday, 5th May, at 5.30 p.m., the contracting parties beilg the Rev. J P. MacDougal, M.A., &nbsp; in charge of the Presbyterian Church, Seymour, to Miss Syming- &nbsp; ton, the eldest daughter of Mr P. Symington, "Teviot-dale," Huon. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Chisholm, of Wangaratta. As the bride entered the church with her father the choir sang the "Voice that Breathed o'er Eden." The bride was attended by her cousin, Miss Ward, of Bendigo while the bridegroom was supported &nbsp; by his brother, Mr D. MacDougall. The bride wore a cream serge cos- tume with dainty fur trimmings, a hat of shell pink velvet, trimmed with mole fur and feather mount and carried a posy of pink and white roses and asparagus fern. The bridesmaid wore a dress of pale pink crepe de chine, with a black velvet hat, and carried a posy of white roses. The bride'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
Drink that which is ure.! .Q Q '- . .'- . , Will be paid if the following Certificates of Parity and Goodness Sgranted by the foremost Health Authorities in the World are proved contrary to fact: British Analytical Control British Admiralt Pare Food and Health "The British Analyti- Society Cao Control hereby cer- e Admirapt eshat other l Din h a dtrGaty. oftit. that the ;naisis London, SW., "O.T, is hereby ap.. I m p free from all harmful pr mended b the Pore and objectionable uub- |- AP OV . for sa e on His Majes- -a Food and Health Soci " ltances. O T is gy- ty's Ships." ety o f Great B ritain." proved by, the British J. H, BROKS 20, Hanover Squaret y; ttrova Aaalyttcal. C ntro"S . Director of Victualling Lord Camoys, London, 31st May, 191?. Approval Approval What other Drink has better Guarantees of Purity? • -; • Improve Your Drinks by Always to Everything adding a you little .Drink MADE FROM THE FINEST NATURAL FOODS-FRUIT and HERBS ': . ";~ -/Remarkable Increase of the DhSales:...
WITH THE COOK. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
WITH THE-COOK. To preserve eggs fill a wooden bo with ordinary salt, smear each egg over with olive oil, and place it in the salt with the pointed ends 'downwards. 1lggs treated in this way will keep for some two. - EFggs often burst when boiling if not qa lt fresh.: To prevent this, before boding make a puncture with a needle in large en.l oi egg, passing through hel' and the skin inside. Through this iracture the expanding gas will sake good its escape. Cut oil the rinds and soak rashers. of bacon in cold milk for an hour. Take them out and dredge well with flour (both sides) and fry in fat. This is a delicious improvement on the ordinary method of frying bacon. When unwrapping butter, lard, etc., keep the grease-proof paper whole, putting it away in a drawer or box to keep clean. It will be found useful to cover puddings for steaming, wrap ping, a roly-poly pudding previous to putting in the cloth, lining cake-tins, Spreading on baking-sheets, covering Jam-pots, etc. No matter ho...
Stock Sales. SHEPPARTON SPECIAL STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
' Stock Sales SIIEPP RTON SPECIAL STOCK SALE. J. Ml'Namrara and Co report holding a slfeci l sale of sheep antid cattle at tihe C, rIoiation sards on Thursday. 26th Maiy, wh, n S000 sheep and 750 cattle were yarded to a reprrsentatine ttenud ancetof di-trict and Riverina buyers. The denmand for weaners and wethers wcs particularly good, but ewes were a trifle easier. For a nice line of 100 owes with 105 per cent of lambs, a record nrice of 34s 4?1 was obtained. Over 5000 sheep changed hands Some of the prinucipal sales ff--cted I?eing as follows: -240 xbted ewes. 4-:o .th, in lamb to Lincolns, 26s; 428 xbred ewes 4, 6 and S-tooth, in lantb to Liunclns. 23s 6 1 ; 121 xbred ewes, 4, 6 and S-tooth, 21s; 149 40 4 and 5 years old, 17sd4 ; :34 do, aged 15s 9d ; 69 do, ared 17s 4d ; 113 xolrel ewes, 6 and 8-tooth. 16s 9d . 149 aged ewes, 9s 3d; 74 xb:e.1 wethers, 4 and 6-,ooth. in forward condition, 19s 62. 182 do 19s Sd; 144 merino wethirs, 6 tooth, los i t 169 xbred wethers, 2 to11it, 15...
SHE LEFT HER FEET BEHIND. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
SHE LEFT HER FEET BEHIJND. A good old Scotch minister, calling unexpectedly on a widow who lives in a cottage on the outskirts of the vil lae,. surprised her in the midst of washing a lot of clothes. She hurried ly hid behind a clotheshorse and told her little boy to say she was out. The visitor knocked at the door. "Well, Jamie," he. said, j "and where is your motherP" "My mother -is not in; she's down street on a message," promptly re plied the lad. "Indeed," replied the minister, with a glance at the bottom of the screen. 'Well, tell her I called; and say that the nest time she goes down to the village she should take her feet with d 1"-"• .
The Price of Meat. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
The Price of Meat. A Yew South Wales exchange writes:-The astounding advance in the price of meat. which is making so many persons vegetarians in spite of themselves, is by no means unaccountable. Still less does it need the invention, of the imagin ary machinations of any "Trust" to account for it. If Mr W. E. Ab bott, of Wingen, a gentleman of high repute as to veracity, is to be' believed, the. causes are not so nearly far fetched as some deeply interested politicians would have us believe. Mr Abbott, raises and fattens sheep, and sells them. There fore, he knows what they bring. Also he knows the value of the by products, such as skins, tallow, offal and tongues. He sent to Sydney recently six trucks of prime cross bred sheep, which averaged 41lbs each dressed weight. The net re turn to him, after deducting com mission, freight, and other charges was 13/5 per head. The skins, tal low and tongues would be worth 4s per head, so that what he got for 541bs of prime mutton was 9/5, a...
THERE WAS PLENTY LEFT OVER. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
THERMi WAS PLENTY LEFT OVER. One Sunday morning a certain young pastor in his first charge announced nenrvosly : "I sill take for my text the words. 'And they fed five men with five thou sand loaves of bread and two thousand fishes.' " At this misquotation an old parish ioner fromn his seat in the amen corner said audibly: "That's no miraolo-I could do it myself." "Thle young preacher said nothing at the time, but the next Sunday he an- sounced hoe same text again. This timn he got it right: "And they fed fire thousand men on fire loaves of bread and two fishes." He waited a moment, and then, leaning over the pulpit and looking at the amen corner, he said: "And could you do that, too, Mr. Smith ?" "Of course I could,'.' Mr. Smith re plied. "And hlow would you do- itP" said the preacher. "With what was left over from last iunday," said Mr. Smith.
PUZZLED THE POLICEMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
PUZZLED THE POLICEMAN. Before she went away for a week at the seaside Mrs. Jones made her little husband promise 'to take the children for a walk on Sunday afternoon Now, the Jones family consisted of an equal mixture of boys and girls. and 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 game, and therefore zealous, watched Jones and his party for a few brief seconds; then walked firmly up to hint and ar rested the little man. "You come along to the station with me!" ordered he. "But what for?" queried the duti ful father "I haven't done a:m tlhinu I" I"H, hindeed l" answered the zea lous one. "I refuse to come I" shouted Jones in a frenzy. "Anyway, tell me what I am supposed to have done?" "I don't know whaft you're suppowel to have done," retorted Plurtnlead, with lofty sarcasm. "But if you aint done notihing, then, I asks rou. what is this 'ore orowd follerin' you for?" o
CHARACTER IN CHINS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
CHARACTER IN CHINS. A pointed chin is said to be a sign of craftiness, wisdom, and discretion. A soft, fat, double chin shoes sen suousness and an Indolent tempera. ment. . A flat chin shows a cold, hard sa. ture; a small chin indicates weakness, wann of will power, and cowardice. A retreating chin is a sign of silh. ness, and, if the brow be shallow, to imbecility. Where the space between the nose and the red part of the lip is short and very- sharply cut,it indicates re-. finement and delicacy of perception, but not much power. There is no force of intellect where this space is usually short. A rather long but not flat upper lip denotes an eloquent person. A very long upper lip, which is flat, and which belongs to a straight, or formless, or too thick-lipped mouth, is a sign of a low and vicious tvpo of eharaoter. A square and massive chin shows strong and determined will
WHEN SHE LEARNED SHE WAS PLAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
WHEN SHE LEARNED SHE WAS PLAIN. A irl, plain of features, once overd eard by clhanco a conversation dia ceursing o her plainnuess. The words cet ?er to the quick. She went to her mirror and realised that it oorro borated what she heard. For days -he was crushed by the realisaton; every spark of feenitity in her was hurt. She believed that what soeemed to her to be an inalienabie right to please was for er dnied her. Finally she came teo: faced the fact. "I am plain," she argued, "and I am worrying myself siek over the fact, and the worrying won't make CeO soy prettier, and it may m ak me uglier." She made up her ulndl that if she could not charm by face ,r persol shelo would learn to charm by mind, Ilmanner ald conversation. She deiberateoly set out to learn the art of being agreeable; to be charming. She taught herself not to sacrifice principle nor curry favor to gazn notice, but oul tirated the ability to be a good lia tener. Slte developed a sympathetic manner: she learned the a...
QUITE TIME, TOO. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
QUITE TIME, TOO. 'Hallon, Paddy, how is it you're aot working at your job just now.'" "Oi struck." "What did you strike for?" "Well, it was loike this. Wan wake ago cum to-morrow nighvt Oi was put to wurrk amongst a gang av Oitalian. all bilernmakers loike meself. "Well. begorra, ivery mother's son av the Dagoes ate abour a hlalf-doz7al big anyans ivery dinner, and all the rist av the day the odour av them anyans got inota me eyes, so that instead or driving bolts Oi'd be thuompin' me fin gers. "Well, the climax came wan after noon whin me eyes were that full a' water that, instead av puttin' a bolt in a hole, Oi put me finger in, an' the fellow on the inside av the biler put Q ssasher over the ind av it an' lit it sich a clip, begorra, that they bad to take the biler apart ta git the hole away from around me finger. It was thin Oi struck."