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Seymour Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
Seymour Shire Council. The monthly meeting of the Sey mour Shire Council was held on Monday, when there were present Crs Howe '(president), Chittick, Ward, Tehan, Morrison, Wallis, Smith, M'Kenzie, Stewart, M'Cor mack. Correspondence. From a number of ratepayers of Seymour East, asking the council to light the liimp at the intersection of Wimble and Oak Streets, which was a dangerous place. Cr Chittick moved and Cr Tehan secopded-Tbat petition from rate payers in Seymour East re lamp be received, and that they be'inform ed that same will be erected and lit as desired when the level crossing in Wimble Street is being construct ed in about 3 months time. From P. S. Glements, Vermin Inspector, drawing atfention to the rabbits in culverts and bridges, and requesting that the pest be remov ed. The culverts and bridges in spected are on the Seymour-Na gambie road, - Seymour-Northwood road and culvert in schoolhouse lane.-Each riding 'to take action. From State Forests Dept. stating that t...
Whitehead's Creek [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
Whitehead's Creek The first entertainment held by the new management of the local hall took place on WVednesday nighit and proved a great success. The evening's pleasure tod1lthe form of a euchre party and dance. Sixteen tables were required to accomodate all the card players, and- 'at the ex piration of. 16 games, Mr W. Far relly was declared the most aecogeO v gentleman player, and Miss k·* rien, of Seymour, the best lady .uryer. The hall was their cleared dancing. and a enjoyable time was spent by all present until the wee sma' hours. Splendid music.was provided by Mr E.Doyle, and Mr J. Egan made an efficient M.C. Now that all the residents are working in harmony, it should only be a short time before the necessary funds are in hand to effect the proposed additions.
NOT QUITE RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
NOT QUITE RIGHT. The vicar was just about to give out the banns of a marriage, when he for. got where he had put the book. How. ever, he began, groping meanwhile for the lost volume. "I publish the banns of marriage be tween-between---" "Betweet the euhsion and the seat, sir," whispered the verger, in a voice loud enough to be heard throughout the church, suddenly realising what th. vicar was lorking for,
HE DIDN'T EAT IT! [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
S HE DIDN'T EAT IT! A man lay groaning and writhing by the wayside, when up dashed a con stable and proceeded to investigate; but all he could get out of the sufferer was, "I ate one too-I ate one too,"s and he puzzled, but not for long. "Poison!'" was his diagnosis, and, mindful of his training, he at once pro cured an emetic, which simply electri fied- the recipient. Between convulsions he managed to ask the reason for such treatment, and on hlis being told, and asked what it was he had eaten, he became more abu sive. "What did I eat?" yelled he. "Why, you idioti '1812' is the number of the oar that knooked me down!"
"HEN-TAIK." [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
-"HEN-TAIK." The "language" of monkeys has been the subject of careful study by natur alists; if the "languago" of hliens has hitherto been ncglected it is probably because no one knew they had a lan guage at.all. It has apparently been reserved far Messrs. Edward Carpen tier and George Meorrill to make the momentous discovery that hens talk, a discovery which they have oommunicat ed to an astonished world through the pages of the "Humanitarian." It appears that the hen vocabulsry, though not a very extensive one, com prises twenty-throe cries or notes-of dis tinct sound and meaning. "These twenty-three notes and cries must de note a considerable degree of intelli gence," the writers remark. "There is a good deal to show that the sure ness and precision of their instincts have, in the case of domestio fowls, been adversely. affected by their long dependence on man. Their reasoning power is also very weak, though whe thier this has been improved or deterio rated by the influence of m...
A STATE PRISON. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
A STATE PRISON. New York State not only contains the "G.orgo Jun.or Republic," but alse a State prisoll without walls. This is at Comstock, and one has the Uanomaly of 100 Iprison cells; with the prisoners wandorilng freely about the neighborhood. Tihe secret of the "Great hleadow 1''rison" is honor, an hlonor that exists not only among thieves, but among all misdenmeanants. The wariden is popular. Ho allows the mIen to play games, and an allow ance of tobacco is made. But it is no place of id!eness. The men work at forestry and agriculture; poultry and pip are reared. A healthy life is provided, free froil thle temptations of ities. Of course, one would expect them to murder the warder and war dens and escalpe. But they don't. Can it be that our prison system is based upon false psycllhology as rwell as ,. economy -'T.P.'s Weekly.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
For Chron Chest Comlaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure. is 61 For-infiuenza, cough or cold, "Woods' " is worth its weight in gold, When winter troubles come your way, Imbibe it-hot-without delay. Into a small-sized glass or cup Cf boiling water well stir up Ar ample dose of fragrant, pure, Wholesome Woods' Great Peppermint Cure. There are Reasons WHY you should get your WATCIES and CLOCKS from J. Alfred Co. Station St., Seymor Firstly.: Because they have a First Class Watchmaker on the premises. Secondly : Because they Guarantee all Watches and Cloeks for 12 months. Thirdly:6 - Because they are Manufac turers, and have no middle man's profits to pay. We are in a position to supply your requirements better and cheaper than any shop In the city The Remedy for Sunburn. NYAL'S, FAOE CREAM Soothing Healing Antiseptic Cleans and Whitens the Skin. Removes Freckles Is not Greasy. Will not promote growth of hair. Leaves no shine, Excellent after shaving is Od perpot 1is d P. J. MULHALL, CHE...
THE LARGEST PRACTICE IN THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
THE LARGEST PRACTICE IN THE WORLD. For the last decade or so ovory sur Ion iteg luse United States has g1e le a point of going to seo the Mayo t ic, at lIchlester, Minnesota. This pil ' t omisatnon l might,.tho 'Mospi t usl be called the Mecca ot the surgical world at the present date; and it certailnly attracts pilgrims frool even more diverse regions of the eartlh tha:1l the famous Arabian city ;does, teelhester, it may be mentioned, is qoine a small town, hardly more tlan a big village, itn Mniesota. In this out-oI-tne-tiay spot two surgeons, the brothers Mayo, have built up a privato 'practice in operative surgery, and that I'racticO Is, eyoiid all doubt, many iotes larger than any other in' the world. They have a private hospital of three hundred beds, in which an average of thirty operations a day are performed. The gross receipts of this undertaking haveo been estimated at ldlf a mnillion a year.
A SCATTERED RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
A SCATTERED RACE. Every few years someone makes the suggestion to collect all the Jews to gether into one land and found a Jew ish colony-a new Judea; but such sug gestions never materialise. Few peopIS realise how greatly the Jewish rco is scattered in various parts of the world. Recent statistics show that there are nearly twelve million Jews in the pOPu lation of the world, of which sow three millhon reside in America; New York alone there are estimatedl tO be 1,062,000 Jews. The Jews in Africa roughly number a quarter of a million; while Asia has twice as many, andl ASs tralis gives shelter to only 17.000. The bulk of the Jewish nation live in Europe, where there are about eighit million Jews, of whom no fewer than five millions belong to Russiai anda million to Austria. Hungary Germany have about a million Jews "n their united population; while latest statistics return the Jews in Turkey in Europe and Roumania as 240,000 for each country.-'Answers.'
The Savings Bank. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
The Savings Bank. The last balance sheets issuediby the State Savings bank. Seymour, is of a satisfactory and progressive nature. At the end of the previous balance period the total at credit of 3007 depositors was £110,182 10s 3d. Receipts for past year were £58,021 13s. Interest credited de pnsitors £2877 7s 7d, pay'ments £S8,247 11s 4d, leaving a balance of £8S,247 11s 4d. During the above period. brauches were opened at Mansfield and Yea (these towns were previously agencies of Sey mour) and the business. including that of Alexandra, Jamieson, Yarck and Bonnie Doon, representing £37,000, shown in. above repay ments. Nearly 1000 accounts were transferred from Seymour to these new branches which have now bal ances of their own of £43,218 and #33;546 respectively. At present there are 2413 depositors in the local branch whose balances total £91,415 Os 6d. Penny Savings banks have also been establised at State schools, three of which in this district (Broadford, 1agambie and Monea) ...
The Nuisance Inspector MR. HIGGINS REINSTATED BUT HAS TO SIGN THE PLEDGE [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
The Nulsance Inspector MR. HIGGINS REINSTATED BUT HAS TO SIGN THE PLEDGE At the council meeting on Mon day last Cr Tehan introduced a large deputation comprising the lading citizens of Seymour, and presented the following petition, which speaks for itself: We, the undersigned property owners and ratepayers of Seymour have learned with great regret that you are dispens- i ing with the services of the present inspector of nuisances (Mr John Hig gins), we, therefore, beg that at the next council meeting you will reconsider your decision, and trust that you will reinstate him in his position. We con sider Mr Higgins a most trustworthy officer, and one who has done his utmost to improve the sanitary condition of the town. After the petition had been read by the secretary, Cr Tehan said he would like the members of the deputation to come forward and give their reasons in support of the petition. M rtPerry said he ivas instrumental in getting tp. the petition, which Pxpressed the sentiment...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
Mrs Coff is an old age pensioner, An aged dame who has seen brighter days; She grants me permission to mention her, And to publish her quota of praise. A hacking dry cough was the bane of her, Which made the nights hard t8 en dure; But she bids me to say she charmed it away. With Woods' Great Peppermint Cure. * A TAKE BONNINCTONS * IRISIfOSS, Constipation. Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills a reliable corrective, says Bendigo Nurse. As a remedy for Constipation, Dr Morse's Indian Root Pills, are irre proachable, and one lady who can vouch for this is Nurse Mc Ewau, of 341 High-st., Ben S digo, Vic., who writes, 'I have been nuIhing for the past 21, . years, and I `'- ". f find Dr Morse' Indian Root SPills excellent in combating Constipation. My family also use them and find same most efficacious. As a nurse with a large clientele, Indian Root Pills are always recom mended to my patients. I know Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills to be most widely used. You cau use this testimony if deemed adv...
ALL THE DIFFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
ALL THE DIFFERENCE. The sort of sentiment Which th French system of "manrages de co venanco, or, in plain Englishl, of Mr riago for money, produces is well ii. lustrated by a story which aF reel, paper tells. Mario, a young lady, announces to her parents that she has accepted to hand of Monsieur X. the "Child, you are orazy!" ecclaima Marie's mother. "But why, mammna?" "Young X. will have no money for many years, because it all belong t his grandfather, and after that c to his father, and you will be old before you got the property." o "But, mamma-" "No buts about it-you are abad and undutiful childl I" "But, mamma, it is the granfath whom I've accepted I"er "The grandfather I Oh, yo little angel !"
TINKERING. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
TINKERING. Jim Blinkenshoot is always busy, he never knows an idle hour; but all he does is weird and dizzy, and brings him neither wealth nor power. He starts a job with fiery ardor, and tires when it's three-quarters done; and so there's little in his lhrder, and he is always short of mon. He always has a scheme so splendid it makes all other projects wilt; "you'll see me classed, when all is end ," he tells his friends, "with Astorbilt." He has no lazy bones within him, with energy hlie's all athrob, but it' impossible to pin him down to a sane and steady job. And so his wife is doing waslhing, or beat ing carpets in the sun, while Blinken slhoot goes wildly sloshing from one fool scheme to t'other one. He sees his neighbors going sanely to do their tasks from day to day; they prosper well, while he is vainly inventing projects "bound to pay." The Blinkenshoots, in endless numbers, we see around us year by year; the cheery, futile tribe encumbers the whole blamed surfaoe of tlhis...
USEFUL RECIPES. DAINTY CAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
USEFUL RECIPES. DAINTY CAKES. Four oz flour (self-raising), 2 oz. but ter; 4 oz castor sugar, 2 oz cornflour, the whites of 3 eggs, ten drops' of vanilla or almond essence . Mix all the dry ingredients together, Beat the butter to a cream and the white of the eggs to a stiff troth, add the flavoring and stir in the flour, eto. rour into fancy tins and bake for ten minutes in a quick oven. This quau tity nakes twenty little cakes. A NEW APPLE PUDDING. One teacupfil each of flour, bread crumbs, apples and prunes, chopped file, half a teacupful of sugar, one teacupful of milk. Mix all together, put into a well-buttered basin, and steam for two hours. Turn out and serve with custard. This pudding is a nice change from nade with all apple BISCUIT CRACKERS. Take one largo oupful bread dough; roll out; spread on it a piece of but ter as large as a duck's egg; sprinkle a little flour over it fold it up; pound it with something heavy for a long time; roll out very thin, prick with fork, and ...
HOW DO WE KNOW A GOOD FARMER? [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
HOW DO WE KNOW A GOO0 FARMER? How do we know that a man is a -good farmer? He will not tell you he is; he is too modest for that. But let's lock arms with him and take a little tramp across his farm this afternoon; for seeing is believing. He is doing to-day's work to-day. t hat is a pretty good sign of a thor ough farmer. Tsings are kept picked up around his buildings. That we like, too. He takes us around where the cattle run against the line fences, and every rail that is out of place he puts back where it belongs. On the way through the pasture he stops to rub the nossoa the little heifer. She likes it and showsl that she is on speaking terms with her master. Coming home from school the boys and girls call out as soon as thier are in sight: "Hello, daddy!" And with a smile on her face the good wife says: "I'm glad to have you hoene again, husband I" The neighbor, passing. lialts at the gate to talk over the crops and the weather. On his tablelie the best farm paper as well as a ...
THINKING OF HIMSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 19 June 1914
THINKING OF HIMSELF. Two Irish soldiers stationed in the West Indies wereo accustomed to bathe daily in a little bay whioh was gener ally supposed to be free from .harks. Though on good terms with each other, they were not what might be called fast friends. One day, as they were swimming about one hundred yards from the shore, Pat observed M1:ke suddenly mak ng for the land as hard as he could without saying a word. Wondering what was the matter, Pat struck on rigorously after him, and landed as his comnpanion's heels. "Is there anything wrong widil ye!" inquired Pat, feelingly. "Nothing-nothing at all," replied tihe other. "Thin what did ye make sich a sud dint retrate for an' lrave me?" contin nied Pat. "Bedad," answered MLike, coolly, "1 spied tlhe fin of a big shark about twenty feeoot ahead, an' I thought while hie was playin' wid you it wud give me time to rache the shore!"