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SPRING-CLEANING TOOTLEBOOM. Archies and His Clothes Suffer the Torment of the Annual Household Joke. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
I SPRING-CLEANING TOOTLE BOO M. Archies and His Clothes Suffer the Torment of the Annual Household , Joke. j "Good heavens!" murmured Archie Tootleboom ns ho butted against some thing thnt reit Uko n plano in tho dark- ness of tho hall. "Have I como Into the wrong houBe?" Ile groped forward to where the coat-stand ought to be, tripping over something hard enough to be a brass fender cn route. A sideboard next made Its presence reit, nnd then a corner cupboard that seemed to be mainly corner. Finally, Toot tound further progress barred by a Chester Held settee. "lt's como at last!" he groaned, as lie struck n match and looked about him. "Amelia's left lt pretty late this year, but-" ."Sthnt you, Archibald?" staccatoed Sirs. Toot from the bedroom landing; "mind you don't bump Into tho plano, my sweetie, and please take care not to rub against the whatnot I've just enamelled." Murmuring something rather vague, her sweetlo clambered over tho back nt the settee and clattered up a Hight o...
Obituary [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
Obituary The death occurred on Wed- nesday in his 77th year of Mr Robert George Horne a prominent Deloraine farmer and the owner of "Bower Bank, ' a property of 600 acres. Mr Horne was borne at Longford in 1835 and having completed his education adopted farming pursuits an avocat- ion he followed right up to the time of his death. He was a breeder of sheep and cattle and his strain is well-known throughout the district. Deceased was elected a municipal councillor shortly after Deloraine was procliamed a municipality under the act but retired after serving six years, in 1897 he was persuaded to return to the public life and was again elected a member of the council and appointed to sit on some of the most important committees. Mr. Horne was a Freemason and took an inter- est in all sporting matters particular- ly fishing and shooting. He was mar- ried in 1861 to a daughter of Mr. A. F. Rooke "The Retreat" and had eight children.
Passing of a Pioneer LIFE OF THE LATE ADAM ELPHINSTONE [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 16 September 1911
Passing of a Pio- neer LIFE OF TH 15 LATE ADAM ELPHINSTONE There passeed away on Tuesday at ltx9 son's residence "Craigie Lea," Pen- guin at the age of 91 years ft colonist al 5G years standing in the person of Mr Adam Elphinstone sen., late of "Kelvin Grove" Harford. He wa? born in Edinburgh in 1S20 but left there when very yoting, He was brou- ght np to (arming pursuits from his youth, and was noted as a champion ploughman. On one occasion he won a champion medal against 43 compet- itors on the Saturday and then travell- ed into another part of the country, 20 miles distant, met 3',l of Seotlaud's best ploughmen on the Monday and won a gain, H* was nlso a wonderful stacker and thatcher and perhaps had no super- ior in these two linos. Ho married in the year IS-t'i Elizaboth Anderson aoo ond daughter of the late Alexander An- derson of Collehw Scotland. With his wife and four children he carno in the Commodore Perry to Tasmania in the year I8/Í5 under engagement to tho Ute Mr. Win ...
THE WILMOT RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
THE WILMOT RAILWAY. A meeting of members for Wilmot Messrs, Best, Field, Hays, Lee Lynns, ann Mulcahy, was held at Hobart on Wednesday, to arrange for conceited action in iegard to the Wilmot Railway. A bn'lot was taken ai to the one who should introduce thi leaohition and Mr Best was elec- ted by a majority. The terms of the resolution are not yet fixed, but it will almost certainly be an address to His Excellency for the appropri- ation of a sum of money, for the con- struction of the line, and it will definitely name the Railton route.
LIVELY POLITICS [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
LIVELY roLiTica The Legislative Assembly ¡a Sydney was a scene of wild dÍBordor on Tues- day night when members of tho Opposi- tion asked aérerai queutions in refer- ence to a speech made by a Speaker at Aberdoen in whick he termed the Oppo- sition "a pack of ruffians." The Speak I er refused to reply. Members were in- dignant and it was not nntil eeven members were removed that order was restored. In some cases tho police bad to he called in before tho members named would retire.
FAREWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
FAREWELL. Nurse Edwards who is leaving Deloraine was tendered a complim- entary evening at the Oddfellows' Hall on Monday. Immediately after supper Mr Lewis Hart made a pres- entation to Nurse Edwards of a beautiful silver thermostat. Messrs. Hart and Fred Dugharty spoke highly of the excellent work the nurse had done during the nine months she filled the position of dis- trict muse and aUo the very pleas- ant manner in which she had helped as a member of the golf and tennis, and croquet clubs. Mr J. J, Mc ! Donoogh on behalf of Nurse Ed- wards blanked alt the friends for their kindness in extending to her : such a nice social evening and for the useful present which she would value as a token of the many friends ' left behind in Deloraine and for the i complimentary remarks made by the . speakers.
Wilmot Election [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
Wilmot Election Eigbt candidate» bare been nominat- ed Tor tho Lobonr pre-electicn Tor tin next Wilmot contest. Tho names are -Mr J. A. Lyon« M. H. A.(Daron port); Mr OKeefo (Beaconsfield);. Mr Williams (B'fiolri) Mr Palamountain (Launceston); Mr Ourwen( Devonport); Mr A. Daly (Meander); Mr E. Kean (Deloraine); and Mr H. Shackloth (Longford). Tho vote will bo taken a bout the middle of October and tho re- sult should bo known about November ist As for as can be judged Mr Lyons and ene of tba Beaconsfield men may be regarded a» certainties. Of the ot- her candidates it would he bard to decide wboliad the best chance.
City Mission [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
City Mission Tho work of the City Mission ia mak- ing excellent progresa and tba radon) acharnes instituted dorina; the term of Mr. R. L, Mason as City Missionary aro proring successful. Tba men's boma Eleoo-M ia continuing ita ralaab!« work and a largo number of men hara been helped. Thu regular inmates ara well cared for and tba caaual risitora find the boma a great balp in their tim» of difficulty, Mr. E. Mortimer ia atill in charge. Some time ago "Adrertiaor" spoke of thu oeed for a similar homo for wo- man and girla. Ia fact wa wera tba first newspaper to tike up tba matter. Our tendera will ba interested to know that thia homo ia how in operation and during the p»ot three months baa dona wonderfully well. During that term oror 1000 free meals and a number of free beda barn been prorided. Besides thia about £34 has been receired for beds and meals supplied. Thc boma is aitnated on tba corner of George and York Streels, The homes ara not fully self supporting though tba larger p...
Westbury [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
Westbury Jordan Bros liavc erected a larg« saw mil"."" "laut on the paddocl at thc rea'rVf the'rv!'?'^??3' The plant is of the ' latest moùî1 and ia capable of turning out a considerable quantity of timber weekly. For bre« airing down large logs two circular saws aie to bc used which are set vertically one above Hie other. It is expected that quite a number of teams will bc employed in bi inging logs to the mi 1. Most of the sup- plies will have to be carted for seve- ral miles as there is very little good timber close to the town. . Last Sat- urday two logs had been brought in ready for starting and rapid pro- gress wau being made ia getting the plant ready for work, It is expect- ed that the nilling operations will be in full swing within the next few days.
CONVERTING FACTORS FOR FERTILISER CONSTITUENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
CONVERTING FACTORS FOR FERTILISER CONSTITUENTS. In agricultural literature reference is often made to nitrogenous material In the forms of nitrogen and ammonia; to phosphatlc material in the forms of phosphate of lime and phosphoric nc.id; to potash In the ltalnlt, sul- phate of potash, and muriate of pot- ash; it ls therefore desirable, says the "Marl; Lane Express," that the rela- tions between tho different forms should be easily comprehended. In the following list nn attempt ls made to show the relationship in a simple manner: Nitrogenous Materials. 10 parts nitrogen equal 12.14 parts ammonia. 10 parts ammonia equal 8.21 parts nitrogen. 10 parts ammonia equal 40 parts sulphate of ammonia. 10 parts sulphate of ammonia equal 2.no parts ammonia. 1121b. sulphato of ammonia. 2414 lier cent., contain 27.441b. ammonia. 1121b. nitrate of soda contain 17.3G lb. nitrogen. 1121b. nitrate of lime, 13 per cent., contain 14.561b. nitrogen. 1121b. nitrolim, IS per cent., con- tain 20.101b. nit...
Opening of the Great Lake Country. REQUEST FOR SURVEY, Deloraine and Cressy. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
Opening1 of the Great Lake Country. ... REQUEST FOR ÖURVEY, Deloraine and Cressy. The enthusiasm and obvious det- ermination with which various ins- titutions interested have entered in- to the question of the opening up of the Great Lake country may surely be accepted as a happy auguty for the ultimate success of the project Mr 0. H. Harrison was voted to the chair. The chan man briefly outlined the objects of the meeting. On the motion of the secretary of the Deloraine Touiist Association, lt was unanimously agreed th it it was desirable that the Great Lake country should be opened up by a northern route The Great Lake country was a valuable asset and no time should be lost in rendering fac- ilities to tourists. Dr Cole; Warden Symmons; and r*r Caleb Smith strongly supported the motion. The work was a L-at ional one and should be proceeded with as its completion meant thous *nds of pounds incrtase in the tour- ist traffic returns to the state. Del- egates from all the other bodies...
Local & General News. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
Local & Gçnçral -:o: In connection with the death of the late Mrs William Wyatt, of Dun o'rlan, The flev. W. H. Taylor will conduct a service ' In Memoriam" As the deceased was SD well known in the district it is expected there will be a large attendance. The service will he held on Sun- day afternoon, at 2-30p m. in the Forest Hall, Methodist church, with which the deceased was connected for so many years. We draw attention to the report in an ither column of the conference in reference to the tourist road to the Great Lahe, lt is hoped that the result of the conference will be flo advance the matter. We have little hope of anything being done this session, in the direction of con- structing the road, but at any rate an inspection of the two routes and report will be the fust step in the matter. The children's eweort held under the anspices of the Baptist Sunday School was repeated last Monday evening. The programme enbmitted wa9 similar to that pretkraely giren and was nac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
Popular Column. -:o: DELORAINE Girls Friendly Soc iely Paddy's Market Sept. 27. Admis, (id. FOR SALE, Good Hack and Har- ness Horse, 7 years, guaranteed J. R. SNOOKS, Meander. WESTBURY Hibernian Social Library Hall Wed. Sept 27th Gents 2 (J. Ladies basket. DELORAINE Choral Society. A general meeting of members will be held in St.Mark Hall, on Monday 25th. at 8pm. M. 0 FITZPATRICK, Hon. Sec,
INTERESTING NEWS FOR THE JERSEY FANCIER. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
INTERESTING NEWS FOR THE JERSEY FANCIER. Someone has been busy colloctins. data of the growing popularity of the Jersey overseas. It reads we!!. Th« Royal Danish Agricultural Society, .nfter testing nil the leading br.-cds ¿I dairy cows, have recommended the far mers of the country to use the Jersey. The Jersey is doing a great work 1» America. Since the present year com. menced no less than "SO cows, tested by tho officers ot tho Experiment Sta- tions, have been accepted by the Amer- ican Jersey Cattle Club, their .neram yield of milk having been 784 gallon;, containing 5.4 per cent, of fat. At this rate the butter-fat produced aw raged 4211b., equal to 4601b. of commercial nutter. Tho capacity of the Jersey as a butter-producer may be sie.'.vii by the fact that 30 cowa gave over 7001b. of butter in a year, while SI e:r.-» over 1000 gallons of milk, three eons ei ceedlng 1500 gallons. Four of th! cows yielded over half n ton et butter In the year, the highest yield of nil be. lng 1...
COW-TESTING MUST BE INDEPENDENT WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
COW-TESTING MUST BE INDEPENDENT WORK. It Ia poBBibJe.fQr.a dairy farmer, uy weighing tho milk, to ascertain tho . nmount that each cow In tho hera produces. Tho Babcock tester en- ables him to find the fat content of the Individual cow's milk. Very few farmers have taken ad. vantage of this opportunity; not bo cause it would not pay thom to do BO . but largely becauso testing ls tedious work, and requires care, regularity md timo to make it accurate. Farmers have bought Babcock tost ers, and have started to do this work but have given It up for the above reasons. It has tho nature of an ex. tra task, and ls apt to be neglected under pressure of other work. To he successful, a system for obtaining thesaLdnta- rnust be independent, ot ntherw.ork on tho farm. -To decide whfc¿"oaws produce milk 'and butter.'.econoniiSjlly, and which do not, lt' is necessary to be acquaint- ed with throe things about tho In- dividual cows in the herd. First, how much, milk they give throughout the year, ...
DON'T BE DOWDY. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
DON'T BE DOWDY. "It doesn't matter whnt I wear. John never looks at me now-" sighed a fret- ful wife, knotting a dingy tie round the neck of lier unbecoming blouse and "tidying" her hair by sticking a few more hairpins into the dragged-back mass, But her John would look nt her often enough had she been a pleasant sight; as lt was, one glance was enough to sot his teeth on edge, and he wondered in his dense man's mind how such a pretty girl ns Mollie had been could have grown oid and ugly in PO short a time. Neither he nor Mollie realised, alas! that it was just a question of expression and dress; a pleasant smile of welcome and a pretty gown would act upon her like some macie wand, and he would see again the Mollie whom he loved. In life-planning the Immediate con- cern Í3 to make certain of practical usefulness. Concentrate on some- thing undoubtedly attainable, and ex- cel in that. Whatever it ls, it may he made a stepping-stone to all oise you are capable of. Not one In fifty men...
MAKING A DAIRY HERD. SELECTION OF THE COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
¡MAKING A DAIRY HERD. SELECTION OF THE COWS. Amongst tho many points to which attention should be given in selecting cows for a dalry herd, tho organs of digestion are most important. If these aro bad, the cow is not as a rule a good milker. A good sign of good digestive organs ls shown by a fairly large belly with good yielding sides, a fairly large mouth with thick lips, n good appétit., nice glossy hair, and a skin whi.-.h gives, and feels soft, to the touch. The constitution should be sound. This is implied hy large lungs and a broad and prominent chest, with n great In- clination to drink. Preference should always be given to a cow with small rather than large bones, flue limbs, and n tall line at the base; head small, but long, narrowing towards the horns, which should bo a nico bright color, tailoring finely, small neck and shoul- ders, prominent and dear eyes, and a general feminine appearance. Good milkers ns a rule are easily milked, and are fond of being petted. In all co...