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Seymour Bowling Club. Presentation of Trophies. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
Seymour Bowling Club. Presentation of Trophies. In order to commemorate the winning of the pennant and receiye it in due form, as well as to present the trophies won during the season, a smoke night was held at the Royal Hotel on Wednesday even ing. There was a large attendance, all local sporting hodies bei:lg rep resented. The cliir was occupied by the president of the .Bowling club, Mr S. Gronow. who was sup ported on the tight by Mr Bullen, the p~emier captain, and Cr. Chit tick, and on the left by Mr Boddy, the secretary of the club, and Mr Storey. The gathering was of a pleasing and social nature throughout. There was plenty of harmony and general rejoniing and appreciation of the triumph of the club in winning the Gonlburn Valley premiership. One of the distinctive -features, and which it was pieasin,'to witness, was the tconfidence reposed in the president (Mr Gronow) the carp talus ..(Messrs Bullen and Gu;ld) and in the secretary (Mr Boddy) and the expressious of goodwill a...
HOME INFLUENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
H. OME INFLUENCE. - It is the home which moulds the -inds of our boys and girls-home in fluence, home example. Mothers and fathers should never forget that dur ing the first years of their boys' and girls' lives they look up to their par ents as gods-to be obeyed, to be imi tated in all things. Then comes the critical stage, when children have passed beyond the blind faith of ohild hood and learn to know their parents. Ilappy the mother and father who can fearlessly face this period knowing that their eltorts and their jives, though very faulty, yet bear the stamp of sin cerity. It argues ill for the home influence when "a long talk with mother" is not regarded as a privilege by the girls, for there are many subjects that only her handling is delicate enough to touch upon, and, on the other hand it is sad when "a chat with father1' is dreaded by the boys. The parents' treatment of each other does much to raise or lower them in the eyes of their children, and also inllu ence tile toy...
RIGHT TO DIE. "SELF-MURDER" OF A SUFFERING WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
RIGHT TO DIE. "SELF-MURDER" OF A SUFFER ING WIFE. A verdict of Folo-do-se, or self murder, was returned at the resumed inquest at Hampstead on Mrs. Sara Olga Jacoby, who took poison after having undergone four operations and been in ill-health for three years. Before this verdict was given the husband, a lace manufacturer, of Cre dition-road, West Hampstead, said that he distinctly wished the jury to return a verdict in accordance with the evi dence. His wife did only what she felt she had a perfect right to do. He did not desire them to return a verdict from sentiment, because if they did it would be an insult to his wife's mem ory. oJroseph Rand, a bath-chairman who .took Mrs. Jacoby out almost daily, said he used to buy endamol for her. Dr. Ludwig Freybergor said he had made an analysis and found veronal, which was the main constituent of endamol. Thirty grains was a fatal dose, but in the case of Mrs. Jacoby, with her disease, a smaller quantity would be fatal. She would have di...
HOW HIS HORSE JIBS NOT. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
itM HIS HORSE JIBS NOT.U' bdomon Broadup hitched Selim to the "one-hoss" rig and turned his "·ad villageward. You see, Solomon -Ad some apples that he wished to Mearket. The animal went about half the distance quite well; then bad thoughts entered his head-ho would jib. And jib he did, so bad that all Solomon's efforts to make himi go were unavailing. He did not whip the horse, mind you. Like his ancieot namesake, Solomon was possessed of wisdom, having imbibed during his two-score and odd years a sullicient supply for every-day purposes. Hoe merely pushed Selim back a little out of the way of passers-by; then, show ing him a strap, and putting it under his very nose, he went to the off-silo and securely fastened one 'end of the strap to his foreleg close up to his body. Then throwing the other end across his shoulder, he fastened it to his near leg between the foot and pas torn joint, taking the strap up enough to raise the foot 'considerably off the ground. Then Solomon sat down t...
AN AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
AN AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE TRAIN. In California the mountain is car ?ied to lahomet, and the farmers are served by a travelling college. This is a tYaiu. The season 1911-12 was the fourth year of running, and close on 5,000 miles were covered in the last campaign. In the train individual ears were devoted to special subjects 2f agricultural and horticultural inter Dst, so that.persons interested in a spe cial line could visit that car in parti eilar, listen to the lecture of the spe cialist in charge of the car, and ask as many questions as they saw fit. The precise number of auditors at these lee tures during 1911-12 was 102,624, ac cording to a careful census taken at each stop of the train. This was an increase of 24,000 persons, or 31 per cent. over the attendance of the pro vious year. Commenting on the latest tour, the '-'Pacific Free Press" states that there was a noted increase of in terest at practically every place visit cd, and in all of the few instances where the attendanc...
THE MANAGEMENT OF YOUNG PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
THE MANAGEMENT OF YOUNG PIGS. Our views as to what weight a pig should reach vary enormously. A friend of my ownu, once a well-known Berk shire breeder, made his prgs into ba coners in about thirty weeks or into porkers in. sixteen weeks, but I do not think that in these later days he wou!d be satisfied with the results, for 71 months is a long period to feed -a youngster for prime meat, whereans it the meat were too heavy the reduced price would remove all the incentive. A porker pig should pay very well in sixteen weeks and not be too fat, as just as in the case of the baconer th; lots down the price. Another once famous breeder friend fed his pigs until his hams, scaled 201b each but these were only seven months old, yet they afford an excellent idea as to the gross weight of the caroase. The curer of bacon requires not only lean meat, but small meat, hence the weight of a bacon pig should not ex ceed 140 to 160 lb., and it is precisely such meat' which obtains the best price and...
GAVE HIM SOME ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
GAVE HIM SOME ADVICE. A Scotsman went to London for- a holiday. Walking along one of the streets, he noticed a bald-headed chemist stand ing at his shopdoor, and inquired if he had any hair restorer. "Yes, sir," said the- chemist, "step inside, please. There's an article I can recommend. Testimonials froni great men who have used it. It makes the hair grow in 24 hours." " Aweel," said the Scot, "ye can gie the top o' yer heid a bit rub wi't, and I'll look back in the morn to see ;I ye're telling the truth." The chemist returned the bottle to the shelf, and save the errand-boy the sack for laughing.
PORK PRODUCTION CONTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
PORK PRODUCTION CONTEST. The North Dakota pork production contest was carried on by 289 boys and girls. Each one fed and cared for a litter of pigs, to see who could pro duce the most pork in the least time and the most eoonomically. The eontcst was won by Charles Rus sell, of Bottinead. He produced 2903 lbs of pork from one litter in 203 days, at a cost of a little loss than lid a lb. The sow was a Yorkshire, number in litter, 14; number raised, 14; tota, cost of feed fed, £16/12/; profit, is, pork at 3d, £18/4/ for the litter. Ninety-four qualified for finals on the 20th November. Tuomas Cooper, Director of the North Dakota Experiment Station, in planning the contest, gave out the fol lowing conditions:-Tue litter from one sow; no entry allowed where sow farrowed later than 15th June; to be fed and cared for by a boy or girl, 10 to 18 years of age; monthly reports to be sent in of food fed; contest to close 20th November. This means making the pork before cold weather sets in. Tim...
CAUSTIC. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
CAUSTIO. Old John, as we will call him, has a very caustic tongue, and his son-a young fellow with a rooted objection tc work-is well aware of the fact. The other Sunday morning the young man was lying on his back in the plot of ground he calls his garden, when Old John strolled up. "Weel, feythur," began the son, rais ing himself on one elbow and lazily sur veying the weed-covered patch. " Wot's to think on'tP" "Woy," replied John, slowly, "i° ta's growing food for thysen an' thyson only, theer's nowt much to grumble at. It's a nice cropl" "Eh I" gasped the young man. "Nice crop! .Of whatP" " Thistles!" came the stinging retort. "It's a nice crop, aw sea, an' it ought to last one donkey all winter!"
WORTH A SECOND THOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
WORTH A SECOND THOUGHT. The chronic borrower is a. neighbor hood nuisance. The best bosses are frequently the poorest workers. Prosperity has been the ruination of many a man. If you must carry a grievance around with you, keep it to yourself. Ignorance is not bliss when you are in the hands of a sharper. If your wife is a good cook don't for get to tell her so. She deserves the praise. The man who keeps the corners of his mouth turned up is a publio bene factor. The clock never complains of being overworked, and it puts in every min ute, too l If the reins are drawn too tightly the young folks are liable to run away from home. Because a couple are fine-looking is no sign they will get along fine once they are married. Many a cow kicks because that rs the only way she can tell you that something is wrong. If it becomes necessary to destroy the little kittens, don't let the children see you do it. It's queer how many men have busi ness in a neighboring town when a cir cus is billed f...
HANS ANDERSON. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
HANS ANDERSON. When the wonderful story-teller Hans Anderson, was a little boy, h, lived-in Denmark. His father was s shoemaker, and the family was very poor. When he was a little fellow c went into a field with his mother and a number of children to glean the wheat which the reapers had left in the field. While the poor children were gathering the gleanings by littl: handfuls an angry officer came alone armed with a whip. All ran as fast as they could away from the angry man; but little' Hare was barefooted, and the sharp stubble cut his feet., so that he could not get away. Not afraid, the lad faced 'the anary men with his upraised whip. "Hnw dnie you strike me when you know God sees you?" be cried; looking fearlessly into the angry man's face. The whip came down, but not on little Han? The man admired .the boy's cooraer and praised him for it, and sent him home with gifts rather than blows.
NEWS SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
-,NEWS SUMMARY. The.revenue collected at the Customs House on May 29 amounted to:-Rev enue, £13,869/17/6; State, £368/12/; contingent, £62/17/1; pilotage, £516 13/8; wharfage, £437/11/1. Mr. Harold Morrison, P.M., died on Friday, at hid residence, Royston, Dan denong-road, Malvern. He was regard ed as a very able magistrate, and had always held the high esteem of his col leagues. In connection with shipping on the Australian coast, and from port to port, freights and fares show an dvance from Monday. Fares have ricsn from S to 10 per cent., and freight by 1/6 per ton. It is reported that, in addition to the North German Lloyd S.S. Co., which is extending its service to New Zealand, the German-Australian line is contem plating a direct service with the Domin ion. The little girl, Auket, whose both feet were cut off in the Otahuhu (N.Z.) rail way accident, which was fatal to her grandmother, died on Friday. This makes five victims from railway acci dents in New Zealand during the last...
WHAT THE SPIDER TOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
.WHAT THE SPIDER TOLD. "I was spinning a web on a rose. vine," said the spider, "and the little girl was sewing patchwork on the door step. Her thread knotted, and her needle broke, and her eyes were full ,,' tears. "'I can't do it l" she cried. "'" can't! I cant!' "Then her mother came and told her to look at me. Every time I spur a nice thread and tried to fasten it ti a branch the wind blew and tore :" away. This happened several times but at last I made one that would not break, and fastened it. and spun other threads to. join it. Then the mothe smiled. "' What a patient spider!' she raid "The little girl smiled, too, and took sp her work. And when the sun went down there was a beautiful web in th rose-vine, and a square of beautiful patch-work on the step."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
That is the song of the New VEGA Separator The musical hum of bsult.I Wv balanced mechanis}.- Growing more and more oatenm while the cream flows thicker ai thicke And your bank balance gel 'Is?er ada bigger and bigger And you chuckle quietly to - self when you think how i-as you paid for the Vega, and mnny tmes mr you mws get yra mangr b yba Prices of New Meads Vega separaWrs atU Partlefoau t $ Backeye Haivester Co., -fe A m~Lm IITADATIO PIk*MANENLY CU___ HydstidsLIvetsuandI I~duhnytraq Oute? Ulcers luthuS Ortwtth Sa36 s prb. Ciemiasts a S. A. PALMER, 489 FLINDERS LANE, MEL BOURNE. il I fl I1 i 'THE GREAT COUGI RE MEDY I SOLD EVERYWVHERE Mr. Elwood Mend, chairman of tle State Rivers and Water Supply Co u mission, arrived at Sydney from 4m erica by the Sonoma on Monday. The branch of the Commonwealth Bank was formally opened in Ballarat on Monday by the city mayor (Coun cillor Brokenshiro). A number of gen tlemen connected with other banking institutions were present. THE Advertisers...
POULTRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
POULTRY NOTES. Too many chicks spoil the brood. A chick in the nest is worth two in the mind. The less the help the stronger the chicks. The proof of the hatching is the chirp of the chicks. The chick will never grind with the grit it never gets. Grit is a virtue in man and fowl. The lazier the hen the smaller the profits. Eggs to the number of 21,500,000 were inported into Great Britain last year. This interesting fact is reported by Mr. E. Brown F.L.S., in his an nual review of tihe poultry industry. "At no time," he states, "has the de mand been so great and prices so good as in the twelve months reoontly end ed. In 1913 there was a conslderable rise in the volume of eggs and poultry received from overseas, -as compared with 1912, yet prices. have beeoon grea ter. So far as native supplies are con crnecd, there has been a rise all round, showing that consumption is advancing more rapidly than production, whether native or foreign. What is true in Britain is equally the case in ot...
FINED FOR MARRYING. SOME SPORTING REMINISCENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
FINED FOR MARRYING. SO1E SPORTING REMINISCEN CES. That those who, relying on the gen eral belief that the three-card sharper generally allows his victim to win the first stakes by picking out the right card, endeavour to get, the best of the trickster by walking off with the first stakes, refusing to play any more are neot always successful is illustrat are not always successful is illustrat L. Naish tolls in "The Rollings of a Mossloss Stone." When he was about eighteen Mr. Nalish went to Bath races. "I had heard," lhe says, "that they (three card tricksters), always allowed the victim to win the first time, so as to lure him on to highei" stakes. I there foro had a half-sovereign bet with themn, iutending, however, 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 the ganie properly, and should have let me will the first time, to which one replied : . 'Well, you see, you ar...
MELBOURNE LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 12 June 1914
iELBOURNE LETTER (Froh Our Special Correspondeht.) If there be any foundation for re cenu rovelations anent the sy.tem un der which certificates are issued to as piring motorists, it is hardly a matter for wontder that accidents are many. and that the man at the wheel is an at.eoma to the average pedestrian. The ,. ay has been easy ior applicants feu certificates. A correspondent tells how. lHe says:--'"There is a great outcry against the reckless driving of motor cars and the consequent kilhug and maiming of people. Not once leave I heard imentioned what I think is the real ro.t of the whole trouble - the reckless and careless way in which the : hritics hand out licences. I think ,;:q.iry would show the following to be about the method adopted :-Mr. Any body buys a. motor and wants to drive it. Ha knows nothing about driving a mule, much less a motor-car. He takes two or three lessons from a gar age attendant, and'then invites a mem ber of the police force, who knows as much about ...