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GIPPSLAND. ITS PROGRESS AND PROSPECTS [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
GIPPSLAND. ITS PROGRESS AND PROSPECTS It is intensely Interesting to note the solid progress -which tills portion ol the State of Victoria-comprising, nearly a tittil of Its entire aren-ls making, nnd has been making, during the past half-dozen years. Settled In the very early 'forties, the pioneers found lt admirably adapted for grab- ine purposes, and tor a lonR time the territory was put to few other uses. Some thirty or forty years ago, how- ever, efforts nt the cultivation ot cer- eals were made, ¡ind, In nildltlon, oats, hay, bnrley mid wheat wore tried, and quite an export trade arose, the steamer Charles Edward taking a good many thousand bushels of wheat from Clydebank. But tho shipping prospects were somewhat precarious, and an Idea arose that the Gippsland wheat was not too Rood for milling purposes, and its cultivation declined. Still, other cereals continued to be grown with excellent results. Though the climate favored agriculture, and though the presence of seven sple...
Educative Influence of Shows. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
I Educative Influence of . Shows. When Mr. Andrew Miller, Commis* Bary ot New South Wales, set forth tho particulars af the live stock In the Infant settlement on Stay Í, 17SS, nei- ther he nor anyone else could dream of tho dimensions to which similar re- turns would grow In 123 years. This document, prepared by Mr. Miller for transmission by Captain Phillip to Lord Sydney, the Secretary of State for the Colonies, gave the following In- formation:-Horses 7, cattle 7, sheep 29, pigs 7-1, rnbbits 5, turkeys IS. geese 29, ducks .15. fowls 209. During the succeeding 32 years these numbers grew but slowly, hut In t':c succeed- ing half-century tho figures went, up to -Horses 159,951, cattle LSD 1..ST! I, sheep 15,993,954, and pigs 114,000. This was In 1 S50. and In tho next 50 years the horses hail increased to 1.009,0.54, the cattle to S.6I0.22Ü, the sheep to I 70.002.ii9n,. and the pigs to 950,319. As I for the number of rabbits In Austra i lia descended from tho adventurous five firs...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
DEMPSTER'S THE BEEHIVE, Launceston Offer special facilit ies to Country Clients. every Article] bought on our ^guarantee Namely: Any Client having purchased a j article that fails to give satisfactio I please return same immediately an .j we refund your money as cheerful! as we take it (rom you. I SatisfactionAlwayi WE are not infallable, but no on ' can be "stung" here with undesiri able purchase, through your mistak or ours. Agreeable Service WE aim to make it pleasant fo you to buy at the BEE-H IVE. DEMPSTER'S Ltd Launceston We Insist On our people telling the simpl tiuth about what we sell. WE PAY FREIGHT! On all orders :if Drapery! to tn' value of £1 and over to your ncares , i.iüway station and port Th isl d' »cs not apply to Imjkj ai ticlcs such as Furniture. Carpel Linoleums, Sewing M neilin t ; I'i:«nos. VALUE GIVING Has been '.he basis of mir ¡»feat VALUE IN STYLE. VALUE IN QUALITY. VALUE IN WORKMANSHIP VALUE IN EVERYTHING. WE SELL. ANO VALUE IN THINGS NOT COUNTED IN THE P...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
PIANOS, Brindsmead, Broadwood, Coi lard & Collard, Lipp & Sohn, Ronish, Renardi, Stein m ayr, ORGANS BY Mason & Hamlin, Estey, Liberal allowances on old Pianos in exchange 'EASY TERMS WRITE FOR CATALOGUES SOLE AGENT ^ETIñim AVQ» Tne Piano People, iriWLSfUA* I w. Georerc-st Launceston W. Harvey, from jVHtler, ßaW, Plaining and [Moulding Mills Etc. j ¡BEST ROLLER FLOUR. SHARPS. POLLARD. BRAN, OATMEAL j ROLLE li OATS AND ALL MILLED LINES AT Lowest Prices, Quality Guaranteed. | GRIS I INO DONE AT OURRuIN l' RATES. 'IMUER CUT T ' ORDER, SEASONED BOiRDS, T. & G. FLOOR- I KG ii W. B0ARD3 SAWN LATHS, PALIVOS AND FENCING j DROOPERS ALWAY ON HAND. j lew and Second hand Furniture for sale Surplus Furniture and Machinery bought or Exchanged at j The Mart Deloraine. ! jj. Watts Builder Contractor and Undertaker. ou »re about to Build or make Jdditions tc your dwelling ka vc a chat with . Watts Deloraine PULL SUPPLY OK SEASONED JlMBER ALWAYS ON HAND unertlt conduct...
Swan Hill and District. RAPID DEVELOPMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
Swan Hill and District. RAPID DEVELOPMENT. No year in tho history or the dis- trict stands out more prominently In the mareil ot progress and development than that just passed. Swan HUI itseir lias experienced remarkable growth of a substantial and lasting character. The town has gone nhoad literally with leaps and bounds, and large sums of money hare been «tient In tho erec- tion or new business premises and pri- vate dwellings. It is difficult to state nccuratcly how much has been ex- pended In this direction, but it Is fairly safe to place thc figure at about £20,000. The business places are fine structures, and many or the private dwellings are built on up-to-date plans. A fenture In this connection ls the fact that a number of them have been erected by mon who have made money in the Mallee districts nround. and who have come Into the town to reside In order to secure better edu- cational advantages for their families and better social surroundings tor themselves. As a result of...
Potentialities of Dairying [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
Potentialities of Dairying Down In tho Western District there aro evidences ot there being much moro in dairying than was drenmt of in the philosophy of the enterprising few ? who, something over twenty years ago, with considerable trepidation, launched tho co-operative factory system. The improvements in the methods which have taken place in that period and the increase in the industry aro alike evidences of the fact that a progress- ive spirit has animated those en- gaged In it. It was, of course, the cream separator which first made lt possible for tho factory system to supersede the old-fashioned homo dairy process of setting the milk in pans-sometimes, where accommoda- tion was scant, those pans found lodg- ment under the domestic bed. Then the tester which enabled payments to be made in accordance with the but- ter-fat constituents of the milk sup- plied. Instead of by the number of gallons delivered, removed n great dis- ability. It made hard the way of the supplier who place...
CHAPTER IX. The Sergeant's Notebook. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
CHAPTER IX. The Sergeant's Notebook. Sergeant Macfailycn walting In the morning-room nt Tyrie Castle did not relish the errand on which he had come. He stood fidgeting hy the table with his helmet In his hand, looking tho picture of discomfort. Happily Mr. Ingram did not keep him waiting long. "Good-ovenlng again, sergeant," said Ingram cordially enough. He realised that tho man had to do his duty, also that lt was his business to assist ns fnr as lay in his power. "You wished to seo me?" "Yes. Malster Ingram, lt's a pitiful business on which I'm come, but, nt the same time, If everything's ns It should be, lt winna matter. Have I your permission to ask a few ques- tions?" "As many as you like, sergeant." re- turned Ingram, but did not give any assurance that they would he answer- ed. "lt's nboot your son. Mr. Darry In- gram; lt has boen weel kent that he lins been soon wi' the pulr lassie that's lyln' cauld nt the cottage in Hie clearing." "I have heard the gossip myself, sergeant;...
The Mystery of Barry Ingram, Published by arrangement with Cassell and Co. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VIII. Undercurrents. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
j The Mystery of s Barry Ingram, i'" ,1 ¡ BY ANNIE SWAN. I published by arrangement with í Cassell and Co. ? All Klgbts Resorved. CHAPTER VIII. Undercurrents. I ' "itv dear, it has been too much for ' von altogether before nil those peo s iio " said Stephen tendorly, ns he ; ""'". swirtly to his sister's Bide. ..Oh, lt isn't that; can't you guess, Stephen? I saw somebody there when I' "«'as on . the island." "Barry?" ho said in a low-voice, ami his face changed. Slio nodded, and her volco when she spoke again was scarcely raised above à whistler. .Try and tell mo exactly what hap- pened'. Helle," said Stephen gently. "1 am som I did not see you first. I was afraid of tho strain upstairs, and I thought you were keeping something back. Try to tell me, dear, ns quietly ns possible, and then we shall take counsel together." . > "Well, 1 was just thinking of com- ing home. I had been a long time there lighting with myself. I've been very miserable these last few days. Steve, and this ...
Pruning. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
It Ia frequently considered Hint, lie cauBO orange and lomen trees arc evergreen, they do not need pruning Under this misapprehension they art allowed to grow unhindered, and thc result is nn uprlght-grow'ng tree, with an extremely weak leade . system, thc centre of tho tree bein.: n mnss ol thin, sprawling stems, and tho foliage and fruit only on tho outside. Citrus trees require building up from their youth, just thc samo ns any oilier fruit tree needs training. All evergreen fruiting trees, as well nF ornamental flowering shrubs, require n system of pruning for the continual and regular production nf new fruit- ing wood. All side growths must be removed from the young trees to n height of IS Inches or 2 feet, and four or (ive strong branches should bo al- lowed to develop so as to form a good head of strong-growing limbs. All other strong growths may he cleanly cut out. During tho second and fol- lowing years, the leaders may be cut out wherever suitable side shoots oc- cur so as...
Deloraine Council, Monday Sept., 18th. SPECIAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 23 September 1911
1 Deloraine Council, Monday Sept., 18th. SPECIAL MEETING. A special meeting was held on Monday when there were present : Crs. R. H. Symmons (Warden), C J. L. Smith, R. Hall, R. Learoyd, F. Briscoe, W. G. Fitzpatrick, and J. Griffin. The Warden moved that the coun- cil adjourn for half an hour as a mark of sympathy to Mrs R. G. Horne and family. By the demise of Mr. R G. Horne they had lost a most respect ed citizen and one who had held many positions both municipal and Government. Crs Smith, Griffin and others referred to the excellent char- acter and citizenship of the late Mr. Horne. It was also resolved to for- ward to Mrs Horne a letter of con- dolence. After the adjournment Cis Everett, Gilbert, Hingston, and Flowers also took their seats. Cr Hingston apologised for the ab- sence of Cr McMahon, who was not in the best of health. The report of the committee re- garding the Workers' Compensation Act recommended that the employ- ees be insured up to £800. Cr Hall moved, and Cr Eve...
The Minister Scored. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
The Minister Scored. I i A minister whose parish lar "ii ^s Aberdeenshire roast used tn tell s story ngalnst himself. Thorn wits » skipper in his congregation wlm ii?,i to trade to London, nnd lind tl'«* ramo ncross a hook of srnnoiis «hin ho boucht. On looking it ?».'r M round he was fnmillar with n-any ¡J them, and on tho following MIIIM'J niornlng took the hook to elm:.h ari confided to the members who i-.if oz either side of him his suspicions Stinj enough, whon the text was mv.» &lt;"» he found lt In the index, and turn M to the pngo Indicated, found als.i I.'" his suspicions were jiislili'd three sitting just Under the ¡u''f?" traced tho discourse word f' . and Warne quite excited. roiirtwrW one to the other quito nndibl-.-. "Î lookit doon an' saw wh.i' f'i _ were nt." the old minister usr-d tn tv when telling the storv. "so I wer twa leaves nt alnee, :i'' n"-_ never clnjplt saut upo' niv t"d »"&lt;? that." I No married man lr. Vienna :* al-'* i rd to go up In ...
Catching the Cricketer. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
Catching the Cricketer. j: A well-Known town cricketer visit- ed n certain seaside resort willi hla team. Early on tho third moraine ot the match he was taking a ' misti tutlonal on tho sands when h" wm . recognised hy a group of yoiimislers I who were engaged In playing "'ricket At their request he-cousctiw.il lo howl down n hall or two. ll.- tonk J several wickets in a very short lime, after which tho youngsters so-'f'stcu that ho should have his Inniui'.s. lie agreed, hut the game c.? lo an abrupt conclusion, ns he manaued to break the bat In playing Hie very lirst bnll ho received. The youngsters looked very down- hearted, but brightened up > «»sM« ably on receipt of five shl!!ljn"¡ with which to buy a new hat. Later In the day the cn'leman chanced to refer to tho inciden!. To his astonishment tho otlo r mem- bers of the team thought it very funny, and laughed. "I cnn"t see what there ls tn laugh about," he began. "Well, you see," exclaimed tb» &lt;W :?; tain of the t...
THE SILKWORM'S TASK. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
THE SILKWORM'S TASK. I If nil the natural allic In the worlj (estimated nt 110,000.0001h.) wert, ex- tended In ono single thread, sud, as ls woven by tho looms, it would make a line that would go over 1,250.0!)" Hines round the onrth at the equator, or 3H times the distance between tin- earth and tho sun. The sneed of lisrht ii ISC.,000 miles a second. Dut &lt;n at this enormous velocity, a ray or light would tnlro about two days to travel a distance equal to tho length of this thread. The work of the silkworm will be dimly appreciated when it i.- taken into account that about six (llameáis ns spun by tho worm in Us cocoon ?» to form a single thread such as ls spun into fabric by the loom.
PUSHING AND PULLING. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
PUSHING AND PULLING. It has been wisely observpd that most operations can be more eflicirntly performed by drawing them along through their proper course than by attempting to push and jam I hem through, Just as lt ls much oasl-T to pull n rope than lt ls to push it. There are probably not many persons who have tried to push a rope, but very ninny have attempted things almost ns perverse. In many manufacturing establishments, for example, 'here may be seen numerous examples ot mon wasting a large part of their ott orgy endeavoring to move heavy pieces of work upon small truckB, pushing nnd laboring in the exertion ot effort, a small fraction ot which goes to the cause of actual progression. Uvea when such an effective aid to trans- port ns an Industrial railway Is in- stalled, lt ls often used nt less than Ita proper efficiency, because thorn la too much pushing and not enough, pulling. _
PARKHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
PARKHAM. The weather conditions in this district have been very unsettled of late. Farmers are busy putting in their giain. The stock are all look- ing wei1 and the prospects J ir the coming season are enc nuaging The many friends of Mr and Mrs J. Eveielt will be pleased to learn that their daughter ^Vera) who has been an inmate of the Launceston Hospital for some timéis n íwtecov ering, but will bc s v.ne lime before she can return home.
BRITISH FLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
BRITISH FLIES. Kaid Sir Harry Maclean, whose name has again come into prominence on account ot the troubles In Morocco, was Instructor to tho Moorish Army under the late Sultan, accompanying tho latter on many expeditions ami helping him generally to put his house In order. For over thirty yenrB tho Kaid has lived in Morocco, and nest to tho Sultan is the most wldelyrc spected persoa in that lawless coun- try. On one occasion, when there was a strong under-current ot Cooling against England in Morocco, pome Moorish officers wore boasting in lila hearing of the way they would like to treat the English. "If they dare to come," said ono contemptuously, "we will sweep thom away like nies." Slr Harry, noted tor his great physi- cal strength, quietly went up io the man, and said, "You are a brave fel- low; shake hands." He then selzml his hand in an iron grip and squeezed it until tho unfortunate Moor howled for mercy. "There, my friend," said Sir Harry, when he had released tho sufferer,...
A PERILOUS POSSESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
A PERILOUS POSSESSION. Tho following la n strange story ot a perilous possession: In June, 1900, M. Andreef, n well known business man of St. Petersburg, bought at an nuctlon, for £2000, a beautiful old necklace made about a hundred and twenty years ago by a famous Parisian Jeweller for the Ill fated Louis XVI. Nearly nil the members of Hie French royal family lost their Uvea In tho Revolution; but tho necklace was taken by a. survivor to Brussels, ami there sold. Over and over again lt changed hands, and everyone who owned it was unlucky. Finally, a Rus- sian prince bought It for £-100(1, and gave lt to tho dancer Tzukki. Tzukkl's health failed; she was re- duced to abject poverty, and died. The necklace was sold-íó M. Llnevltch. tim collector. He died suddenly nt Monto Carlo, and. it was pissed to a relative, who lost all his money and waa only saved from beggary by selling tho piece of Jewellery. Andreef bought lt, and almost the first time that lils wife wore lt be WI Into n flt...
The Pumice Stone. A NEW TRAC[?]. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
The Pumice Stone. I ii-- I-,eil Tourist ,Wo wi -II an- io lu- cungiutuinled up in inch p.iliov ni p: > \ i t ! i 11 ¡j; traces, l-l tho different p dots i ii inte, est in and a".-mid tuc district. Ihthcito the asccia-ions efforts have been main I v concent r ated in building and iiiaiiiiainiug tracks, i fie many t)i.-:i 11 lil 111 scenic vieas that await the tiaveller, and on that p 'int, much money and energy has been spent by the assoc iitiou KeMileuis will be pleaded to learn that the beauty sp its near at home are not being neglected, as will bo seen by the lact, that a zig zag trat.k bas been cut, winding its way to the top ul tin- Pumice bill. It ¡-a expected that those desiring a pleas- ant afternoons outing, will (ind the Pumice an i leal res n t, as it can be leached by a wall: of a little overall ile. along the pretty bank .[ thc Meander tiver, until tuc linger post leading to the newly funned back is reached, which bas been s > c instructed that the sunumt may be I ...
Some Sights. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 7 October 1911
Some Sights. I've aeon tho ropo-walu down thc tane, Tho Bhoep-run in the vnlc; I've seen the dog-watch on the ship, The row-slip In the dale; I've seen thc soa-foam nt the mouth, The horse-fly in the nir; I know the bul-warks on the deck. And the fire-worlis many n scare; I've soon n-bun-danee on the plate. The lnnip-llsht on the floor; 1'vn soon tho cat-fish in tho sea, Ami a hat-stnnd hy the door; I've known the mill-race In the sien, Tho heart-burn in the breast; I've soon a door-step on the street. - And a watch-spring In my vest.