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LADIES' COLUMN FOR MARRIED FOLK. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 21 May 1914
LADIES'. COLUMN. FOR. MARRIED TOLK. Society-requires that, whatever their private-resations, husband and wife face the world asn unit, harmonious, and with interests identlinl. One thing good form imperatively demands-that, by no mischance, no loss of self-c ntrol, shall fainily dis: cords be revealed to strangers, chill dren or servants. An , uncontrolled voice is always ulnmannerly and undig nlied , . A readiness to. give up ln little things Is. the" modt tactical appeal poe alble for a return of courtesy at other times when the matter :may bes.of m portance.to us.
THICK OR THIN SOWING. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 21 May 1914
THICK OR THIN SOWING. The quality of seed which should be sown depends on a number of clr cumstances, such as character of the soil, its molsture, freedom from weeds, size, germinating power, age of the seed, and again on the time of sowing; the nature of the plant. method of sowing, depth, etc. All these factors have to be considered: but In general we think it may be said that seed is spwn more often too thickly than the reverse, especially when the operation is performed by hand. It is a waste of seed, and, ma?oover, detrimental In so far as It tends to produce weakly plants, sub. sect to disease, and also to produce cereals that "lodge," a great source of lose to cereal growers. The age of the seed is an important factor. Old seed has lost some of its germinating power, so new seed Thould be used. Grouchy Parent: No, sir, my daugh ter shall not marry you! Sultor: But your daughter wishes to, sir, and she told me Just now that you would deny her nothing. Grouchy Parent: That, sir...
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 21 May 1914
News in 1-Biief. Ai uuoouy m00u donor has given £'20,000 to the Burntide (Preshyloriuni)' Orphan The estate of tile late Mr Jolln Darling, Adelaide Is estititted to be of value be tween £763.,00(t) and .1,000.000. t k.NY A SLEMEI'LESS NIGHT. t'Nlthitg civ.s let ltutre pleasure than to, rtl lloo,,o.d Cnlttlnterlitnfe Cough IDolretly to ail of lly cstoulterus."t says Mrs. Aliv'e blnlrion.. Cr. of Cart and Fitzgerald tlretors IPertll. W.A. "My children were sou.jret to had colds with diffioult Ireatlhi~ adl I had many a sleopless nigllt with lthe till I tried Chalnbeorlain's CoughI Iletledy. Now I would not be without a bIottle for any money. If ly clildron get a oliglht cold I give thae a dose and tile cold is no morer Dalgety and Co's replort of Australasian wool exports for season ending April 30, 1914, shows that 551,050 bales were ex ported front Victoria as against 480,054 bales in the previous seasbn an increase of 710,196 bales. Holland is building three Dread Inouglts, with a ...
AGRICULTURE. THE FARM MANAGER. What He Should Be. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 21 May 1914
AGRICULTURE. THE FARM MANAGER. What He Should Be. This .As what the farm manager should be:-Systematic, persistent, and methodical, but ever cheerful and hopeful. Ever learning something more about nature's powers, and keep Ing in view the definite aim for re sults. Successful farm-managers, like managers of great corporations, are men of ability to think logically and reason correctly; they are men of self control, endowed with self-confidence, but willing to learn from others. No man can succeed in a great enterprise without making use of information given by others. One mnag arrive at conclusions, and achieve results in a different manner from anyone else of which he has knowledge, but at the same time he has used Information given by someone. Farming informa tion of use now Is of recent origin; new facts being ascertained - every year, hence the successful farmers are those who not only work diligent. ly on their own farms, but make use of all the Information they can get from o...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XI. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 21 May 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. MEADEi Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand." etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, iLodk and Co.; London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XI. (Continued). 'Mrs. Bellaire continued her gloomy and hopeless meditation. By-and-bye she heard Sheila fly downstairs and the sound of thile motor-rar drlvlng away, iShe felt nearly mad. Her heart thumped within her. Tho thought of the miserable condition of her boy, and the contrast between him and Sheila gave her untold agony. Ith the exception of the ser vants, she was now practically alone 'n the house, Hier husband would not come'home,'for several hours, and she had plenty of time to write to her unfortunate boy. ' She had no money to send hnm. All .her things were paid for by her hus band, and-the few Jewels that were left in the shape of rings and a dbl -mond pendant she dared not part with, knowing that Peter would is. mark their.absence. Suddenly, In the midst of her peregrinations up and...
TO PREVENT HAIR-BALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 21 May 1914
TO PREVENT HAIR-BALL. Hundreds of calves dio every yeaa from one. cause or another, and verj. ltten the iarmer is at a loss :to klom, the cause of death. Practical experl once counts all the time. M1r," J: A. Blird, of Duranbox,. Tweed. ltver, N.S.W., Js a dairy farmer who, wilf. a calf dies, wants to know the reaso6: why. lie had some calves die. ,i-Hk opened the stomach of. one and foulnd a hard 'mass of hair like a piece or felt and about the size of a tennis oull, which had collected through th. calves sucking the ears of each0;th or at feeding time, which' is a com man practice among young calves. Mr. Bird tried many means or prevention, and finds that a small. quantity 'o fresh cow manure mixed with separ. ated. milk, and allowed to.&lt;stanid ln the sun -all day before 'being. rubben on lthe ears and bellies of the caives at feedinlg time completely breaks the bad habit.
GREEN MANURING. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 21 May 1914
GREEN MANURING. The object of green manuring Is to furnish a supply of organic matter, and to collect nitrogen from the air; To get the best results from green manuring, it is necessary in the first place to supplement it by the appl! cation of fertilisers. The necessity for the addition of nitrogen is depend cat upon the success of the greerl crop and on ,the requirements of the following crops. For instance, if thd green crop has grown well, potatoes and cereals on good or medium soil should not require tile help of any additional artificial nitrogen. Follow iug a poor green crop, it may be ad; visable to give either potatoes or. cear cals, especially oats, the benefit of a top-dressing of clwt. nitrate of soda. Alangels following a green crop 'shouldi have a light dressing of nitrate: :of soda. A small dressing of superphos.) phate is advisable to increase that effect' of the green .manuring.: For roots and potatoes the soil should re-: ceive lacwt. to 2cwt. per acre; caer als a ...
Casterton Post Office. Mail Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 25 May 1914
ECasterton Post Oflice. Mall Arrangements. Mo il nradluacootd aro duu oh thu Caalurtun V'oil Otno s un der:- 'to:.a-,, maonn nonioroot 1 'fenon Apo'locy-Ctione 8 Tu8o nd Iutn, dun G a Waod and t, P Irivate hag: Ellderlle. Ararat-Claw every uoruhtg at 8 and ".40: '[Saura; doe 74.10 I lotl Wed and Sal,dJi OiTuna an] Fri, 1 I.o. uand7.hl5 a Thur. Arduo-Clnon dalyt' Bi n (Mon erouptudl duo 7.30nBoluTuaa Wed and Flt, 1.0 ~io Than, Si Surf, 1hUallndno-Clauw auit imornlng at moilad 2.10 It Thurn; due 7.45 itui MantWl audl Bat, D a Tric mud Fri, I pm. ano d 7.1.0 i Thurs. . Ilahga lltda-Cloaor 11 sit Tan:, duo 10,10 a Tues t1r al tohulmc-Clues evcry' orotog at 8ooad, 2.10 a Threm ; I;e7. a6 it Man Wed olan'at; U, a 'rue. and Fri, 1 1)me. and~ 7:I5'1 Thurs. -~ - uiriaaihiw,-CutiolaIt 'rtco Thurs unIIA: ut; duo 8:1.6 aur,.1 ·nn SlP hog : Wanda V1iew. . - 1 L'arsl'u-c-Clu ovary y Irlurlg'Ilp -at ;;due-. .in its daily. i'rivuto huGaga lllcl Viol.," The (lama, Springlfld, 1'. Corrullt(lcooarry a...
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 25 May 1914
News in Brief.-, Thoer were esi outbreaks of lire at Warracknabeal on Wednesday night last -a remarkable circumstance in a coun try town. A marine store dealer named Arthur Russell, aged 26, who had been seen leaving the premises on which fires occurred, was arrested as the incendiary who had caused the trouble, which kept firemen arid residentes on the move from 9 p.m. on WVednesday night till 6 on Thurs. day morning. MANY A SLEEPLESS NIGIIT. "Nothing gives me more pleasure than to recommend Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to all of my customers," says Mrs. Alice Morrison, Cr. of Carr and Fitzgerald Streets, Perth, W.A. "My children were subject to bad colds with difficult breathing and I had many a eleepless night with them till I tried Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Now I would not be without a bottle for any money. If my children get a slight cold I give them a dose and the cold is no more. Owing to discourteous treatment, press representatives withdrew from'thq meet. ing of the Lregisl...
Special Cattle Sale at Hamilton. Splendid Prices Realised. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 25 May 1914
Special U Cattle Sale at Hamuilton". Splendid .Prlees llealised. Messrs John Fenton and!Co in conjunction :with Messrs Horne and Palmer, Terang, conducted a highly successful sale of cattle at the Ul?uailtun corporation yards on Tulesday, 12th inst., when they yarded 830 head of cattle, and sold 742 head at prices highly satisfactory. to the vendors: There was a large and representa tive attendance of buyers present, from Camperdown, Mortlake, Caramut, Digby, Warrnamboul, Casterton and the surrounding 1 district. The yarding was one of the best seen here for some coil siderable time, and consisted mostly of large lines of steers and young bullocks showing good quality, but, like most cattle this year, showing the effect of the long autumn. Bidding was well sustained throughout the sale,I but in some cases the vendors were firm on their prices, and' some of the larger lines were passed at auction. These, how ever, found ready purchasers im mediately afterwards, and almost a total cle...
Digby. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 25 May 1914
1)igby. -i the lorsl State School on Fridayl there was a -great crowd in atteondane to assist in the Stale School eelerntlions of Em'pire Day. The Head ''eacher, air Graham, ierrieF not the departmeainl programme of lessons on the Empire, anih the oeasion of Empire Pay. Ad. dresses. were saisequently delivered by the lrev. A. Catlin. Acting-Vicar of the Parish, and Rer. W..I. Bhchan. Minis. ter of the Preshyterian Charge of the distriot, .the chairman (MIr Perry) apologining for the absence of Mr A..S. IRodgers, M1.P. andl Cr. Shnra, %who had been invited to attend,l hit were nnable to he present. Patriotic asaongs ?and reeiitions were given by the children, and at close of. proceedings a heiarty vnote of thanks to all who had helped wos carried by'aclamation. nn the call : of the ,hairman. "
Market Reports. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 25 May 1914
Market Reports. The Goelong Hide, Skiu, and Tallow Brokers Association report May 20th: - Sheepskins.-,No change, the market being strong and active for all qualities. Green Skins tra\l wool) : M.erino and Comeback, large.and superior, to 90d, mediumn to good to 6tdi; Cbarso Cross. breds to 8.id; Latbaskins to 84d each; Pclts to 30dl each, ,Dry Skins i ?eriuo ald Comueback to ?d; Crossbreds,. to 8d:; Lamb. skins, to Hd; Pelts, dead, to id ; inferior, weerily to td oier lb. Ilides: No change to relort. Mar. :et cusy.- Butchers' green hides, heavy and stout, good substance to ?id; do., light, medium, to 7d; salted hides, ieavy iild sotoit', good substance, to 8d do,, heavy, no substance, to 74td ; do., light to medium, to 7Id ; kip to 71d. Tihe Australian Mercantilo, Laud and Finance Co., Ltd., report . May 21st, 101.;: Shecpskins.-Offerings were small this week. Keen competition ruled through. ,ut, and all well grown liue crossbred sold tl to .Id in sellers' favor: lisies.-- Small i ...
Country Roads Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 25 May 1914
Jnountry RodaR Board.i 11r H...T-f. Campbell, Mf.L.A., tele phoning from Portland this morning, sends us on for information of the pulb. lie, intimation that members of theo Conntray Roads Board (.Messrs W; E. Calder, chairman, rMeCormack and Frirke) were at Portland on Saturday, and will be at Casterton to.anight. Mem. bers of the Board propose to inspect to. morrow main roads from Cnstorton to Mfount Gambier, and Casterton to Derg. holm. and prooase leaving on Wednes. day morning to inspect the road from here to Colernine, and on Thursday they confer at Ifamilton with members of the South Australian Roads Board, who are just now touring the Western district of Victorin.
Casterton County Court. Thursday, May 21. Before His Honor, Judge Eagleson. D. W. BROCK v. C. DONOHUE. JUNR., AND J. DONOHUE. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 25 May 1914
Casterton County Court. Thursday, May 21'. Before Hiis Honor, Judge Eagle. D. W. BROOK v.~-. DONOHUEL, : ?UNiR, AND : 3.DONOHUE:'?: Following ars: details :of pro ceedings, unavoidably hold over from last issue : In this case plaintiff claimed the sunm of £117 17s 9d, money due on priinissiry notes, and interest. Mr F. W. Abbott ap peared for plaintiff. C. Donohuo stated that Mr Westacott .told -them (the doe fendants) that. the Court had no jurisdiction on account of in formality in sunmmonses. Mr Abbott asked to have the summons amended by -making the amoun't £96 5s Id. Prior to the issue of the summons two small amount were received, whichl had not been credited in respect to the claim. The amount claimed was due on two separate promissory notes, and' also on open account. His Honor told defendants lie could see nothing wrong with the summons. D. W. Brock said that on April 1.1, 1913, lie sold to John Donohue and C. Donohuo a waggon, bul locks, bells, etc., for £135, terms 3 mont...
LATEST NEWS. Melbourne, This Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 25 May 1914
SLATEST NEWS. 'Melbourne, This Day. The -P. and O. Steamship Co and the, British- India Company have "amalgn. mated. The German ..Reichstag hass passed the Shipping Subsidies Bill which grants a subsidy to Australian service. As a result of the Ipswich by-election; Mr Gangoni (Unionist) with ,6406 votes; has defeated Mr -Asterman (Liberal), who received 5987 votes. JMr Selirr (Socialist) had only 30i5 votes. Thl contest was hard foughtl Mr Lloyd George at the last moment visited the lectorate, and took ani active part in the campaign. The House of Represeintatives sat uit tilt .30 on Saturday morning, after a sitting lasting .44 hours, on agreements come *to for taking a division on the third reading of the Preference to Unionists Prohiblition Bill on Thursday. Produce Market.-Wheat to 111,/. oats (milling( 1/11, Iarley (English). 3/3 (cape) 2/3, chaff 65/, lhy 100/, potatoes! 100/. - . Foreeast.-Generally fie arind ildl' day temperatures. Frosts inland.
Football. District Association. THE DRAW. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 25 May 1914
Footba IL. Di) trict. Aseciditloi. 'Followrng is _tim draw for the', irat Malny 7. Clifton lii v Diglby S 0O.- 3Meiuo Farmers v,' tover Jun 3.-Rovers v Oliftou Hill . .-Morino Farmers v Digby" S,, .--Clifton Hill Merino Farmn ore ,, 13.-Digby v Rovers 17.-Rovers v feoriuo ,, 20.-Digby r Clifton Hill , 24.-Clifto l Hill v Rovers S27.--Digby v Merino Farmers, July 1.-Rovers v Digby S t-C?Merino Farmers v Clifton HIill Second Round to be the samo na First hRoud. *
Merino Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 25 May 1914
iMerihi Police Uourt. Before Mr E. E. Williams, P.M., onl Friday, P. Fitzgibbon proceeded against Walter Jones on charge of having put esce~sive damages on a cow which he had impounded. Complainant stated that the cow was impounded from a stark which was not. sec?rely fenced,: and acorroborative evidence was given that some parts af the fence around the stack were in a weak state, and not fit to keep cattle out. Defendant stated the fence kept his own cattle, out, but the complainant's cow jumped over frequently, and cor. roborative evidence was given that the fence was proof against ordinary cattle. Complainant admitted the fence where the cow jumped over was a division one between him and defendant. The PoliceMagistrato pointed out that complainant was jointly responsible with his neighbour to have the fence kept in repair, and the ease was dismissed.
Empire Day. Casterton State School. [Newspaper Article] — The Casterton News and the Merino and Sandford Record — 25 May 1914
Empire Day. Clsterton State School. Empire Day falling this year on a Sunday (yesterday) it was observed on Friday last at all Victorian State Schools, where the the forenoon was devoted to lessons explanatory of the signi canco attached to celebration of this particular holiday, and incul eating the patriotic spirit it is sought to foster among Britons in every part of the Empire, for the British Empire, as a whole, in which every individual citizen, young or old, in whatever locality his or her lot is cast has equal in terest in and affection for that Empire with every other citizon, and his or individual share in the glories Ond responsibilities of thb greatest, most diverse and wide spead congeries of peoples united in allegiance to one flag and one sovereign. At the Casterton State School these lessons were inculbated by the head teacher, Mr W. J. Fair lie and other teachers on the staff. There was the usual pro gramme of patriotic songs and recitations. Under ordinary cir cums...