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WATER ONLY ONE FEATURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 3 October 1913
WATER ONLY ONE FEATURE. Were unlimited quantities of water available from Irrigation sources, the only effect, without a proper system of manuring, would toe ,to render the soil completely barren more quickly. He who hopes to sit at ease, and by applying irrigation water, and that alone, to his land, and by so doing to reap continuous ' and rich harvests, will in time discover * is blunder. Ir» rigation, Without proper fertilising, will quickly render fertile land barren, and convert the poorer lands .into sterile and useless districts. Irriga tion, with judicious manuring, will convert the p.oorest soil into fertile land; will' enable more'profit to be made from a very small area than could be made from hundreds of acres without irrigation, and will bring cer tain harvests and sure profits to an Industrious and contented people.
THREE THINGS NEEDFUL. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 3 October 1913
THREE THINGS NEEDFUL. Tlie man on the land must be help ed and encouraged, for he has a right to expect help and encouragement. The agricultural population of any" country constitutes Its strength, and also Its reserve power against adverse happenings in times df peace or war. The country feeds the cities, making their existence possible; infusing new blood and vigor, and practically con trolling their prosperity. It needs but little thought to demonstrate the umvisdojn of withholding assistance to agriculturalists, in the building of railways, and affording facilities of transport aud easier conditions, when their prosperity or adversity Sb the true index to the general state of trade in Australia. The Commonwealth cannot continue to prosper unless the agricultural community is also enabled to forge ahead towards prosperity. It is imperative for the future well being of the primary producer, as well as the prosperity of the State gener ally,. that people should be assisted on to th...
CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 3 October 1913
CHAPTER IV. The cheerful tide of spring was roll ins over the face of England, and Rhinehead Heath in particular, where nad assembled a company of a couple of thousand happy, careless women and stalwart men, dressed for sport, and most of them holding some social rank. It was just a glorious English" spring morning, very suitable for im portant golf, and this was the final for a lady's South of England cham pionship. The finalists were Lady Elinor Mount Avon and Angela Burney; each a capable mistress of her own par ticular game. Miss Burney had won her way into the final by outdriving every opponent. Lady Elinor owed her success, as she 'had done in the previous year, to her accurate .putting on the greens. During the .previous rounds in the competition, as one watched Miss Burney's free, swinging drive, it was borne in upon one that Angela Burney played like a sure winner, some of this impression no doubt being due to Miss Burney's admirable personal ity. Again, in many a smoking-r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 3 October 1913
A Canadian woman'wanted to show J her Chinese' servant the •correct way ■j to announce visitors, and one afterJ noon went out to l>er front door, rang I the bell, and made tlio man ufihor her into the drawing-room. The- fol lowing afternoon the bell rang, and, ! not hearing him answer it, she' went rto the door herself. To her surprise, I he was standing waiting outside. "Why, Sing, what are- you doing | hbre?" she: aelced. . I "You foolee me yesterday. I foolee you to-day," wa'B hie reply.
FOOTBALL FINALS. RECORD MELBOURNE CROWD. ST. KILDA BEAT FITZROY. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 3 October 1913
FOOTBALL FINALS. RECORD MELBOURNE CROWD. ST. KILDA BEAT FITZROY. Tlie largest crowd that ever as sembled on the Melbourne Cricket Ground witnessed the football game between Fitzroy- and St. Kilda last Saturday. Had PMzroy won the tirre luiership would have been theirs, ami tlie season over, but St. ICMda were victors, and Fitzroy, as minor pre miers, have the right to a grand-flnai game with St. Kilda this- Saturday. Two hours before the game started every seat, in the bis stand was occu pied, and this notwithstanding that many ipeople stayed away to see the street parado of military trainees. When the ball was bounced there was scarcely standing room among the spectators. By a few hundreds, both gates .and money showed a record for a football match in Australia. There were 54,747 people looking on, and the takings were £2104 1/G. The gatne was a great one in many re spects. .St. Kilda repeated their pacy display over South Melbourne, and again they worked together with the certaint...
THIS YOUNGEST SON. 20/9/13. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 3 October 1913
THIS YOUNGEST SON. 20/9/13. Father's away at tho football, yolilng himself half hoarse, Brother's gone out- picking winner® where tho Eccg-oes are running tholr course, .Mother's gone oft to tho pictures— they're all of them out for fun, All of them beat on amusement—all but tho youngcBt eon. (Slope arms!) Here's luck to the youngest1 son! (. can hear the Bliout of the crazy crowd above our bugle band, I can fancy the thud of the horses' hoots as the Held-flleB paBt the stand, But I draw my chin-strap tighter, and I give a lift' to my gun, Ab I think' that they've left the house In charge of. the poor-little young est son. (Quick——-march!)! Here's luolc to -the -jroungoet eon! What are our eighteen thousa cheerily marching i along To .the mighty hordes of the bar rockers" band, full'fifty thouean strong? But if over we come to that evil day when tho fifty thousand run, You may bet your 'boots that the last to turn will be the youngest pen, i^yee right!) Here's luck to! the. youngest...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 3 October 1913
PROM VARIOUS SOURCES Recently we reprinted some versos y ji&lt;-'rto" Braley, representing tho application for further omnloynicnt BuppoBed to bo rondo by tho men who are now finishing the Panama Canal. Here Is an Australian reply to tlio lines mentioned:— Yes; wo have ihoard or you, times that are numberlcBu, Digging a ditch that's tho biggest on earth; Fighting- with Nature through nights Mint were Blumborless, Doing a bank that Juta proven your worth. We (have some jobs for you—you who've lost failure, Finding success at tho end of the light. Hurry your legions out here to Aus tralia, Guess we've got something in which you'll delight. VVo !Zl ofit?CI^but wlmt h,ivo ™ stream? ay U'8 0,ia"0,V Think what we'd gain from the valu able trade of It, Could .we but wake from our som nolent dream. So wo've a task for the whole tolling gang of you. Bring your steam shovels as quick ub can be. Oh, how we long for the rattle and clang of you, Looting the Murray from Darling to sea! a ...
Australian Development MUST SETTLE OUR LAND. SYDNEY, Monday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 3 October 1913
Australian Development MUST SETTLE OUR LAND. SYDNEY, Monday Night. Mr. \Anicry, oirt> of tlio visiting Brit isli Parliamentarians, speaking at Cud gellico to-day, said that railway devel mont-und preparation, of farms for bolh Australians and Oversea sotllors .wore ' of vital-importance to Australian de fence, IIo pointed out. that wo wore in . undisputed possession of Australia; at present, but unless wo put its land to proper use it .was natural wo should ho superseded by othors, who finding it unsettled,'just-the samo as wo did v in the early "days, woulJ tako the coun try from us.
Birth and Death Rate A DOCTOR'S 'LECTURE. SYDNEY, Monday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 3 October 1913
Birth and Death Rate V A DOCTOR'S 'LECTURE. , . - r SYDNEY, Monday Night.' . a metropolitan meuical officer, lec li iii.g to tlie: Sydney Health Society .his• afternoon, showed that while 1 here' had .been a marked: decline in• this general death rate during the lat t1: l\&U-century, the death rate among , lntur.tu under one year had remained stationary. He said-that .during-the .tii'ii: decade of the present century there had boom quite-a revolution in infant mortality, •and attention- had boon focussed on the subject by the declining birthrate, which was largely : di'i'&ndent on the soclaLjjjid. economic conditions, such as later age at which people icarryj cost of living, and in crease d demand for luxuries and pleasure. The mortality of cliildren under five should have declined more than that, of any other age in the group. Stress was laid on the import-, anco of educating girls in the care, nurture, and feeding of Infants. •
SIR SAMUEL McCAUGHEY DENIES CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 3 October 1913
SIR SAMUEL JicCAUGIIEY DENIES .4 ' CABLE; ■" " V -v:..?:-; Intcrioived at North. Vanco by a Spe cial reporter of the "Daily Telograpli," Sir SamueL H'Caugliey deriie;l the stale niont c:i1j1(A1 from London 011 Saturday to the effect that as nn oppression of practical sympathy with the anti-Homo Rule campaign, lie had cabled to Sir Edward Carsnn (jiving him authority to draw to an unlimited extent upon his hankers. "I certainly forwarded a r.heipie by lott'M-," said Sir Samuel, "hut 1 did not cable any money, nor did I c;ive tliem permission to draw upon my hankers to an unlimito.il cxtmt. That would he too much. It might break 4na." 1 . , i
LADIES LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 3 October 1913
LADIES' LETTEE. By "Irena." The prettiest drcaaea'of to-day Boom' to be thrown together In the most care less fashion, and their component parte seem to have nothing to do with each other. All till is makes It very easy for a clever womian to arrange a number of fascinmtiftg wholly different toll elites with materials which take up very HtUe room, and are delightful for the short summer holidays. For after noon wear at garden parties or for visits., the most popular garment is the draped mantle cut in kimono fashion. Now half a dozen chiffon or satin kim ono mantles can be packed in a tiny dressing case. Some of the summer gowns 'look rather like kimonos which ha/1 been joined in front. They are "vague" in every respect, and always made of such supple materials that they can bo draped up at one side or at the back with ease, and at the waist they can be caught in after the manner of a child's pinafore. For girls and for women of slender figure the popular gown of the moment 1b a kin...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 3 October 1913
GENERAL NEWS. ' A lrvtirlno ewe, the y>roiu;rty cf Mr R Kirk. of Riveradaile, Manilla. • \ s W, has given birth to Ave cross ;i'bred lambs. Four ot them are llv lns . . . 'I am thoroughly against clothing '-■'being introduced to the natives," said ' ■ Dr Sharpe (Anglican Bishop of New Guinea) in Svdney last week.' "We ' never allow our board-school 'toys to 'j ' wear a-singlet. Of course, t'hey wear the loin cloth. They do not under stand how to use clothes, never .think ' ins of changing them if they are wet. v' In the case ot teachers and lay reau -• . sis, who are more advanced', excep tions are made." * « * ■■■■•■ The Orient Steam Navigation' Co. ..h&ve approved of plan's for a new " 15,000 ton liner to be ready in. 1915. ■ ■ The new steamer will -have two sets of seaied turbine engines, and -will 'be built with a stern like a cruiser. • Tilts method of construction will have the effect of minimising the vibra tion. ::5rf-V:' » « « About £280 was realised by a mat ine...
CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
CONCERT. Tho JeriUlerio Amateur Dramatic Coy, intend giving a concert at Urnna in aid of the funds of tho locil Hospital, aud. the prolnblo date will bo* Wednesday 12h November. Full particulars and exact date will bo advertised in the next issue of (.his paper. It is to bo hoped that tho residents of this and surround ing districts will roll up and patroniso the valuable offer for the local institution from a neighbouring town. - «
Lockhart Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
Lockharfc Show. Draught Horses.—Stallion, > 4yrs or ovt. .. er—W. and S. Gladman 1, 0. .Swan nell 2, J. Moncrieff 3. Three-year-old &lt;. Colt: II.- Lawrence 1, J. Smallwood 2, E. Lynch 3. Two-year-old Colt or? r gelding: C. Smith. Yearling colt: J. Jones 1, W.-Weedon'2, W. Smith\3. Brood Hare: W. Smith 1, 2 and '3. ; Dry Mare, 4yrs. or ovor: W. Srriith - 1 and 2, C. W. Ilarnath 3. Ihree-voar- : old Filly: C. W. Ilarnatth 1, W. Smith 1 2, L. H. Lawrence 3. Yearling Filly : 0, and C. Slocum 1, VV.- Weedon 2, W. -v Day 3. Gelding, 3yrs. .or over: W. Smith 1, C. W. Harnath 2, J. A. Browno Maro bred within 25 miles of Lock hart: . D. Lane 1, W. Smith 2. W. ; Day 3. Three farm horses: W. Smith;.: 1, C. W. Harnath 2. Yearling" colt or-.' filly: 0. and C. Slocum 1, W. Weedon 2, J. Jones 3. Group of Clydesdales: W. Smith 1 and 2. Yearling colt. or • filly:' 0. Ludwig 1 and 2. Champion C pion Stallion: L. Lawrence. Cham- i pion Mare: W. Smith. Thoroughbreds.—-Stall o i, 3yrs. or o...
Patent Automatic Earth Scoop. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
Patent Automatic Earth Scoop. : ''' A trial of a new automatic scoop whs held on Fridaylast at the lower end of' the recreation reserve. The .scoop la manufactured by Messrs Linkey- Noack aud Co., l/l.d, of Freoling,' South Aub- • tralta. 1 here whs a fair attendance, .of interested • spectators, and the trial was very satisfactory. The following points are claimed for the scoop It can bo, bought as cheap as a common scoop ; it S'ivcs one man's wages, as one man cm: easily bundle-the scoop and drive the team, and shift more earth -in a' cjiven time than two men with a common scoop j it is easy on the horses, rb Ujo driver has it under perfect control, thus preventing any jerking or strain on iho team ; there is practically no wear on it, except the blades and slides, which can easily be replaced at any time at a trifling coat. The scoop is regulated by a handle at the side, so that the blades can be set to any depth. After scoop is tilled, "the front is lifted by the handle. When it...
Melbourne Wool Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
Melbourne Wool Sales'! Dulgoly and Co. hold their opening wool- sale of the senson on Tuedny, when they offered a fairly representative catalogue of 3,300 bales: comprised prin cipally of compnintiveiy: small clips of varying sizes, from Rivermn and Northern Victoria. iTlier&lt;) was crowded attendance of buyers,- and competition was excep tioiin.11 y animated... As 'compared with tho openins rates of Inst season, merino wools lire -five to seven and a half , pur 'cent higher, 'and orossbreds nearly ten -'per cent Jhigheiv when the altered cun "dition of the clip is taken into consider ation. Fur tho rest of the season Dal qetv '. and Go. will sell weekly on Mondays, New Zealand . Loan^ aud Mercantile : Agcncy Ou. Ltd.y held their : lirst sale of the regular soason on Tuesday, when thoy submitted a large and representative catalogue totalling -some 0290 " bales. Comebacks, erossbredsmid merinos aline .were in full supply, tho requirements of nil sectious of tho trade tl)U3 b...
THE VACCINATION BILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
vTHJE VACCINATION BILL. Referring to the "fact- that the New .South Wales Parliament had > rejected the Compulsory Vaccinar tion Bill, the Minister for'Custoffts ■XMrGroom) said that now the bill had been thrown out: it would be interesting'to see whether the New South Wales Ministry would in troduce any other proposals to give the VBoard oL^Health increased :powers to; cope with the small-pox "outbreak.,; vUnless it couItT~'be shown that there was some effec-1 tive substitute for the quarantine regulations, the Federal Ministry had no'alternative but to continue the-present. .precautions for the protection.of'the_'other States. In i reply to a question on the^same^ ■s'iibject, the-Director. of Quaran tine -(Dr Gumpston) said that the rejection-Of the Vaccination Bill was'nothing short of a calamity.' A similar fate. had met the bill ■submitted in 1884.
The Small-pox Scare SYDNEY'S COMMARCIAL LOSS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
The ■ Small-pox Scare SYDNEY'S COMMARCIAL LOSS. In the future Sydneyites will be very careful respecting the crea tion-of an epidemic-scare. A resident of one of the suburbs writing to a Wageaite, remarked, Sydney is beginning to recognise i that the scare was not small-pox at jiU." v i_The Lord Mayor has arranged I'next Wednesday as the date of a l;big. public "meeting to "call on the r Federal-Government tb' lift the •quarantine Embargo. Mr Meagher, i:who,introduced the deputation on |.,the subject, estimated the -loss to I tliexcommercial; community ... at | .£300,000 weekly