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CULTIVATION OF SUGAR BEET. PROBABLE RE-OPENING OF THE MAFFRA[?]ACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 19 July 1906
CULTIVATION OF SUGAR BEET. I PROBABLE RE-OPENING OF THE I MAFFRA -ACTORY. The proposal of the Government to re-open the Maffra sugar works on co operative lines ia attracting a good deal of attention in various parts of Gippaland. Several farmers in this locality (prominent among whom are Messrs Gibson aud Grant) were sup pliers to the factory when it was ia operation some time ago, and were "hit" rather severely. This has caused many others in the immediate neigh borhood to view the present proposal with a certain amount of suspicion. But one important point seems to be entirely overlooked, viz., the principles on which the factory were then conduc ted were quite different from the liberal terms now offered by the Government. It is proposed to run the works on strictly co-operative lines. The Gov ernment has no desire to swallow the oysters and leave the shells for the suppliers. Alter deducting working expenses, a small interest on the capital invested, and a nominal sum for depre...
THE NEWS AS IN ADVERTISING MEDIUM. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 19 July 1906
===== tse jst&ws ADVERTISING MEDIUM. We would respectfully direct the attention of our numerous readers to the following new advertisements ap pearing in this issue*:— Lost, silver watch. See advt. Narraean public hall. Annual meet ^ ing of subscribers to-morrow (Friday) "evening. Trafalgar sanitary service. Saturday next, 21st, will be the last day on which property owners will have an opportunity of ordering ^nitary pans at reduced rates. For particulars ap ply to J. Buchanan. Sugar beet. Meetings of farmers at Trafalgar and neighboring towns next week, when Mr. Lee will explain the Government proposals re Mafrra sugar works.
CHILDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 19 July 1906
* J3HILDERS. irred at Childers Saturday. A young man named | Geoffrey Wells, a^e.l 22 yeaiv, and I son of Mr J. T. Wells, was killed | instantaneously by a falling limb. The deceased, in the company (>f his brother (Frank), was returning from work in .the paddocks at about 5 p.m., when, within a quar ter of a mile from the homestead, | be received the fatal blow on head^fl^rank Wells being a few J yajjRFbehind at the time. Great sympathy with the bereaved parents and family is expressed all sides, the deceased being widely I known and well respected through- j I the district.
TRAINING SHEPHERD DOGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 19 July 1906
TRAINING SHEPHERD D0G8. The natives of New Mexico train shepherd dogs as follows: — A pup Is taken from its mother as soon as possible. The breed of dog is immaterial. The young o£ a sheep or goat is taken away and the pup is substituted. After the first few days the pup is never fed except just before the Hock goes to pasture in the morn ing, and just after the s£eep are brought in at flight. As soon as he can walk he goes out with the flock and stays with it all day. Whenever he begins to anticipate supper by trying to drlve'the flock In before sun down he is punished. After he is about a year old he takes a flock out, guards it from other dogs and coyotes during .the day and brings it in at the proper time at night without su pervision or help. With a dog encoun tered In the hills with his flock all kinds of temptations are useless, for in spite of all allurements be will re main faithful to duty. Two contrasts of nature are the Island of Fire and the Lake of Snow. The Island of ...
AGRICULTURE. SEED POTATOES—VALUE OF SELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 19 July 1906
AGRICULTURE. SEED POTATOES—VALUE OF SELECTION. Considering the Importance of the ! pcftato crop, it is to be regretted that i in the past more systematic endeavors i have not been made by the agricul tural colleges in the different Stales lo establish a body of "facts" for the better guidance of the growers of this commodity. The practice of individu al growers themselves is in the main so variable and haphazard from year to year that it is impossible to ground on the aggregate experience any work ing conclusions of value. At present nearly every operation in the produc ' tion of a potato crop "is the subject of conflicting theories, and while this chaos of opinion exists it is vain to hope for any such all-round improve ment as we are beginning now to get in, say, wheatrgrowing. With most growers, the tendency is to seek the whole secret of success in the particular variety. But there is ample reason for insisting that, within certain limits—soil and tillage apart-—satisfactory mar...
USEFUL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 19 July 1906
USEFUL INFORMATION. Clean your lamp chimneys with dry ealt. It is found that a sprinkling of hops in the brine when bacon and hams are put in pickle adds greatly to the flavor of both, and enables them to be kept an indefinite period. Tomatoes may be preserved by boil ing together 1 pint vinegar, 3£ lbs. sugar, 1 oz. each of cloves, allspice, or cinuamon, for five minutes; add 7 lbs. tomatoes, and boil for half an hour. Keep in a stone jar. A raw egg, if swallowed in time, will effectually detach a fishbone fast ened in the throat, and the whites of two eggs will render the deadly corro sive sublimate as harmless as a dose of calomel. A careful housewife has discovered that common salt sprinkled over airp| object that is stained with lam^-hlac® will remove the dirt if rubbed in and then.: removed. Several applications spay be necessary. The soiling caused by persons lean ing their heads against a papered wall may be greatly lessened, if not obliter ated, by laying a .sheet of blotti...
THE WAY TO WIN A MAID. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 19 July 1906
•THE WAY TO WIN A MAID. Men -would have a good deal more chance* of success in their wooing if they understood better how girls like to he wooed. As it is, they have no idea on the subject that is at all use ful, and many a lover's suit is unsuc cessful just because he Is ignorant of a girl's tastes iu that direction Now, if girls had the matter in their own hands they would manage very differently. To begin with, they would never play the bashful lover. There is nothing loss calculated to make a girl say "yes" to the Important ques i lion than the wooing of a lover who'is j shy. She despises a man who can't i have courage enough to ask her bold ! lv, and when he stammers and hesi tales over it, instead of walking up boldly to the lion's mouth, he reduces his chances to a minimum. Above all things, woman delights in feeling the superior strength of man. When he comes and asks her I.to be his wife with a fine, bold front and manly bearing, the battle is half won. She respects and adm...
WOMAN'S WORLD. LOYALTY IN THE FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 19 July 1906
WOMAN'S WORLD. LOYALTY IN THE FAMILY. There is nothing more delightful in social lit© than, a family whose mem bers arc loyal one to another; and'few tilings are less peasant to behold than a family whose members have a knaclc of showing, on every occasion, the outlines of the skeleton said to exist in every man's closet. Oftentimes, it is true, we find those not of our own kin who fill a brother's or sister's place in our affcction, yet even from these true friends it is well to reserve a few confidences There are families where the members criticise each other's little faults and peculiar home ways freely, even to accidental callers, who can only feel disgust at such a lack of friendship down to those who have the best right to claim it, and the question immedi ately proposes itself: "How much bet ter shall I fare when I too am ab *In bright relief to these are families where honor, truth and loyalty are not mere words, where brother is defen ded against all comers, not only be ca...
THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 19 July 1906
THE HOUSEHOLD. Tripe Fritters.—Boil fresh tripe till tender. Prepare a batter of one egg, a capful of milk, a te&spoonful of bak ing powder, a pinch of salt, and flour to make stiff-like batter calces. Salt and pepper the tripe, dip the slices in the batter, and fry in hot lard. Malces a fine winter breakfast if the tripe Is well cooked over-night, Chocolate Layer Cake.—Tak$ two cupfuls of sugar and work to a creala NviUi half a cupful of butter; add the • beaten yolks of four eggs and a cup ful of milk. By degrees add one cup ful and a half of pastry flour to which two tcaspoonfuls of cream of tartar and one of carbonate of soda are add cd. Work all together with a wooden spoon, and lastly add the beaten whites of three eggs. Bake this in proper layer cake tins, or on plates of equal size. To make the filling, take the whites of two eggs beaten to a froth, a cupful of icing sugar, 2oz. of grated chocolate moistened with a tablespoonful of thick cream. Flavor with essence of...
HOW TO TALK TO MEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 19 July 1906
HOW TO TALK TO MEN. Said a woman known for her popu larity: "I have a plan—possibly not original, but certainly successful—of ignoring the especially pleasant thing a man necessarily knows about him self. Each one has a particular ac complishment that this world invari ably 'tacks' to his name. He is pleased, of course, to possess this one accom plishment, but rest assured he secret ly wonders if it. can be the sum total of his'attractions. So I try to discover some other quality. I find he has the virtue of dressing well—then I also discover some immensely clever re marks of his. I make a point of men tioning it to him. i "If, on the other hand, he is clever, ; then I particularly admire a certain j suit of clothes or the fashion of his ! tie. If ho dances well, then I find he : has njade some good -business deals Be perfectly sure, my dear, he will think you vastly more appreciative than any other woman, and the unde fined gratitude he feels at the bright side of himself you have ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 26 July 1906
always a .tool. If he be young the says, "When he is older he will know more." If he be older it says "He is old enough to know better." And when he is old it says, "There is no kind of fool equal to ail old fool." And though nt all ages "a fool and his money are soon parted," there is one time in hie life when the business man is no fool, and th.it happy moment occurs when he makes up kis mind to advertise in this journal. & ' For Bronchial Coughs take Woods' Great Peppermint Cure. Is. 6d."
RULES. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 26 July 1906
KULES. 1. fhe Rules of the Victorian Football Association (o be observed. 2. Each club to be represented by two 3. A secretary aud chairman to be ap pointed by the delegates for the season. The chairman to have a casting vote except in the case o£ a deadlock us regards a protest between any two cluba, when the question shall be referred to the secretary of the Vic torian Football Association. 4. No riayer will be eligible to play in a Competition Match unless he is a bona fide resident of the district for four weeks prior to the match in which he takes part or if he play with any Metropolitan Club. Residents of the district to mean anyplayerlivingwith in -14 miles of the local Post Office of the Team in which he plays. 5. Secretaries of each club to register with the secretary of the association a list of players, anil no player be eligible to play in a match unless bis name shall have been so registered l l days prior to bucIi match. The secretary of the association to furnish to e...
AUCTION REMINDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 26 July 1906
AUCTION REMINDERS. Messrs. Jennings and Mclnnee. Trafalgar . ■tock sales first and third Saturdays in each month. Next sale—August 4. Messrs. Mathieecm and Davis; Trafalgar •took »aies second and third Saturday* jaeosh month. Next aale—Jnly 28. Messrs. Mathieaos and Davis. Uoe stoak sales last Wednesday in each month. Noxtsala —Aoost 29. Messrs. Slows and Patterson. Tarragon stoak sales monthly, Next e*l©~-4ugw& 7, •' Messrs. Adatnson. Strettle and Cow bourne stock sales as follow—New ftliyhif, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays; Corporation Yards, Thursday# and Fridays.
GRAIN AND PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 26 July 1906
tPRODUCE MARKET. \V« (J. White, Australian-, Produce Auction -Booms, 4-91 to 497 FUademajtfne.. West, re ports as foUows (P .. Cheese.—Market Stood/. L&13& ladies 7i-d. us 8d.; hams to :n bladders. 3 extracted, 3d. to 3'Jd.; me : Is. 3d. j>or 1 Illdstbativb of the peremptory baai less habits of the Webb boys this is told by the New York correspondent ol Philadelphia Pi-ess: In the ourly days *>/ Dr. beward Webb as a railroad map >'o attempted a little «>«ow or aucuomy >vjth Mr. Jay Gould, which that gentie nia.i treated ia hid dry, saictiatie wuv. it seems that "W. H. Vanderbilt wa.* jnsfc dead when Ma son-in-law, Dr. Webb, in a business letter called Mr. Gould ralhor peremptorily to account, u^d preaeuted his ultimatum in a mat ter concerning some exchange in bun '.es.s between the Vauderbilt and Gonia roads. Dr. Webb's idea whs to hurry Mr. Gonld to a settlement. But Mr. Gould was not to be hurried, or eve& brought to a consideration of the c...
FRESH AIR. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 26 July 1906
I am no "faddist," says Dr. Andrew Wilson. I do not believe in the man who elects to have fresh air. price. That kind of -HiSHTln my ex perience, at least, will subject you to draughts, but will be very careful to keep himself beyond their reach. Theoretically, he will risk anything for a fresh-air supply; in practice, he takes care that he avoids any untoward effects of an atmosphere which is re newed very rapidly. - But the fresh-air "faddist" has my sympathy, because he is on the right-track. His mistake is in trying to run on that track at the speed of an express train when he has at his command only a trolley. The most regret.table feature of this fresh air question, to my mind, is the want of any distinct boundary-line between the "faddists" and the sensible people. The first'set of persons want and de mand impossibilities; the second set all. I trust I have stated the case for fresh air impartially. ,AU animals tend to give forth to the air noxious things, and free ventilatio...
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 26 July 1906
LAW RELATINa TO NEWSPAPER*' . 1. Subscriber* who do not give eipreee notice to the contrary are considered as wiehioa to Cohtwpe their eubacription. 2. u subscribers order tbe dieoontinaaaae of their periodicals, the publisher may con tlnue to tend them until Abkbaab are paid. 3. - If Subscriber* refuse or neglect to take periodicals xrom the office to wfccli.tbef •*» airected. ther are held Responsible until WW have settled (heir bills, and ordered u»* Mno&cab to oediacontinued. & If eutafftat* remore to otl rf&o& M&uti&ig pobJielisra. and ti crt Sect to their former directio aenbers are responsible. , 6. The coral# lia*e deciueu t totake periodicals from the o or leaving them uncalled foi ^ jrridance of intentional Ftum" f' 6. If snbecribers pay in i' periodical, they are booad to gi the publisher, a* the end of t they do not wish to continue tal . iriae the pohlisher is acthorieed t ud the gobaoriber wiil be «ejr~" ib expiate note, ...