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AGRICULTURAL NOTES. COST OF PRODUCING CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 28 April 1914
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. COST OF PRODUCING CROPS. (BY "GLEANER.") §ome time ago a correspondent rais ed the question whether it paid the farmer to grow hay and sell it at 35/ to 40/ per ton. The answer to this question is bound up in another. What is the coat per acre of raising cereals? In this connection, >Mr; &lt;H. Ross, Chief Inspector of the New South -Wales Agricultural Department, recently pub lished in the New South .Wales "Agri. cultural Gazette" the cost of wheat growing on non-fallowed land. His figures are as follow :— X s d. Ploughing once, per acre .. 0 6 0 "Harrowing once, per acre .. 0 0 0 •Drilling once, per acre 0 0 'Seed, 45 lbs. at 4/ per bushel 0 3 0 Superphosphate, ^ cwt. 0 5 0 Pickling seed 0 3 -Harvesting with harvester 0 3 0 Rent of land, per acre 0 G 0 Bags, 4 at 8d 0 s Cartage, at lJ,£d. per bushel 0 G Total £1 7 2 Au expert wheat grower !n Nor tliern Victoria quotes practically the same cost for cultivation and harvest ing. Uent of land, howeve...
DISTRICT SHOW DATES. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 28 April 1914
DISTRICT 8H0W BATES. Horsham, October 1 and 2.: Minyip; October 6. Nhill, October 7. ' ■ Warraclmabeal, October 8. T3eul,iii, October 13. *■ Uluiboola, October 14. Hopotoun, Octotbor 10. ' Jeparlt, October 20. ^ Rainbow, October 29,
HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 28 April 1914
HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING. Jim 'Coffey, tiia Mali giant, has boon matched with Bombadior WoIIb for tlie i heavyweight championship. The purso IS: for, £6000, ami a wagor of £200 asidoi - . ■■...! Jack Johnson is to meet Frank Mo i.ran, U.S.A., to Uccide tho heavyweight ohampionship of tho world. Johnson is to got £0000, win or loss, and £1000 'espouses,
THE AGGRESSIVE MEXICANS. BATTLE CRY RAISED. STARS AND STRIPES TRAMPLED IN THE DUST. WASHINGTON, April 25. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 28 April 1914
THE AGGRESSIVE MEXICANS. .BATTLE CRY RAISED. STARS AND STRIPES TRAMPLED IN THE DUST. WASHINGTON, April 25. News from Mexico states that Bri- } tish and German refugees are crowd* . ing into Vera Cruz, and that extraor* dinary demonstrations against Ameri ca are taking place. In many towns the Stars and Stripes have been tram* pled in the dust, and all manner oi insults have been offered to the na> lion. The position is regarded as extreme ly critical, as the whole nation has risen agahist the United States. Crowds of Mexicans parade the streets of the various towns, shouting "Death to America!" The Mexican newspapers are inflam ing the, public ■with details of imag inary battles''-in which-Americans •in* variably lose. The censorship of outside news is very keen. Commuul* cation with the outside world .is al most cut off. Bad news comes from Laredo, in Texas. .The Mexican Federal troops have made raids, and are destroying the public buildings in that city. Intense excitement prev...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 28 April 1914
PERSONAL. Mr, and Mrs. Andrew Taylor, of "Craigmailling," Surrey Hills, and well known and Highly respected through out the Warracknabeal district, have been the recipients of hearty congratu lations on the celebration of their gol den wedding. Mr. John Bunge's son, aged S years, who has been an inmate of Nursb Burgess* private hospital for some time, suffering from pneumonia, is now making a rapid recovery, and was enabled to return home on Saturday. Mr. Chas. Golder, who was for many years farming at Willenabrina, but who is now settled in Gippsland, has been on a visit to his friends in this district. He returned home on Satur^ day. Mr. and Mrs. A. Stanistreet, who have been on their honeymoon tour,» returned to Warracknabeal on Satur day night. Cr. C. G. AValsgott and .airs. Wals gott, and their son Walter, who iiavo been on a trip to New Zealand, re turned to their home at Dart Dart on Wednesday night. The Rev. J. G. Pollard will be leav ing Warracknabeal at the end of Mayt hav...
LATE CABLES. "HERALD" SPECIAL SERVICE. (PER REUTER.) PREPARING FOR WAR. NO FORMAL DECLARATION YET. AMERICAN SENTIMENT. WASHINGTON, 26th April. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 28 April 1914
LATE CABLES. "HERALD" SPECIAL SERVICE. (PER REUTER.) PREPARING FOR WAR. NO FORMAL DECLARATION YET. AMERICAN SENTIMENT. WASHINGTON.'26th Anril. A formal declaration of war between the United States and Mexico 1ms not yet been made. Every available war ship of the United States navy, how* ever, is now bound for Mexico. Tho President is making unexampled pre parations for war, which is recognis ed to be inevitable. The Texas Guards have been ordered to patrol the en tire border, as little reliance can be placed on General Villa's protestations of friendship. • Throughout the United States sentl ment strongly favors war. The indi cations point to an outburst of war fe ver similar to that preceding the Spa nish-American conflict. The House of Representatives almost wholly favora a war, and is likely to mako repre* sentations to that effect to Dr. Wil son.
FAREWELL AT AUBREY. MR. AND MRS. J. KELLY HONORED. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 28 April 1914
FAREWELL AT AUBREY. MR. AND MRS. J. KELLY " HONORED. ■A farewell social was tendered to Mr. and Mrs. J. Kelly at Aubrey on Tuesday evening last in the local liall, which was too small to hold all who attended to do honor to the guests. Or. •Pendlebury, who presided, briefly announced the object of the gather ing, and spoke in complimentary terms of both Mr. and Mrs. Kelly. Other speakers were Messrs. J. Clyne, D. A. Kinghorn, -P. 'McRae, P. Rodda, R. -McColIim, and J. McKenzie, all of whom eulogised the guests of the evening, and wished them health and prosperity. An illuminated framed address "was presented to Mr. Kelly by the chair, man. Mr. ICelly made a suitable res ponse. During the evening the fol« lowing musical programme was ren dered :—Bagpipe selection, Mr. Ri. McKenzle; song, 'Mr. D, &lt;McKenzie ; recitation, "The Inventor's Wife," Miss Taylor; Highland Fling, D. and L. McRae; song, Miss Angus; recitation, Miss Appleby; dance, tD. and L». McRae; song, -Miss .Kumn...
THE SENATE ELECTIONS. LIBERAL NOMINATIONS. MR. MAUGER RETIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 28 April 1914
THE SENATE ELECTIONS. LIBERAL NOMINATIONS. MR. •MAUGER RETIRES. Some dissatisfaction lias arisen in connection with the conduct of flio ballot of members of Liberal Leagues for the selection of six Liberal candi dates for the representation of Vic toria in the Senate, in the event of a double dissolution. On (Saturday a crisis occurred, when Mr. S. Mauser announced Ills retirement from tiie b?l lot 011 grounds which must cause a good deal of controversy. It is said that other retirements are probable. Mr. llauger has been asked to recon sider his decision, but it seems unlike ly that lie iviii do so. He says that lie found that he was not being accor ded fair play by forces that were set in opposition to liim at the last elec tion. In retiring he reserves to him self the right to oiler his services to tiie public in whatever position he can best servo them.
BEULAH. OLD RESIDENT'S DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 28 April 1914
BETJLAH. (From our Correspondent.) OLD RESIDENT'S 'DEATH. On Friday last the death occurred of Mrs. M. A. Thorne, one of the oldest identities of Beulah. ' Deceased had spent over 20 years in this town, and for the past nine years had owned and conducted the Beulah Coffee Pal ace. . (Mrs. Thorne -had not been in good health for the last three years. 'During the past few months she had failed considerably, but the end came suddenly. She was ' up and about.'on Thursday last, and on Friday morn ing, when she kept to her room, her attendants were, not aware the end was so near. During the afternoon. she: passed away quietly. The cause of death was dropsy and heart fail ure. Her husband, the late Mr. John Tliorne, predeceased her by some six years, as also have seven out of her family of eleven. The late Mrs, Thorne, who was highly - respected by all who knew her, spent the early years of her: life. in 'Hamilton, where she was proprietress at different times of the Victoria Hotel and (Ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 28 April 1914
" WUGARA" (GALAQUIL EAST) STUD FARM. Southdown Sheep. CLENALBYN" . (registered In Draught Horse Stud Book, 6 years, upstanding brown horse, fine weight and quality, . sure foai-gette-. good worker, splendid mover, do cile; prize-winner, including Drat Beu lah, 1912, standing at farm and tra velling surrounding districts. All care no responsibility. Mares sold or leaving district to be paid for as if in foal Government Life Certificate for Sound ness. Guarantee, £4 4/; chance. £3 "SOUTHDOWNS" (Registered in Flock Book for British Breeds of Sheep in Australia). Prom our "Nu meralla," South Gippsland Stud. Bred from His Majesty's and other imported sheep. The acknowledged lamb aud mutton sheep of the. world; proliflr and early raatifflng. stud and Flock Rams for sale. Stock trucked Beulab or Galatiuil Railway Station if * required. Particulars from II. G. COTTRELL manager for WM. F. amj P. "W § \ *!ON. "Nueara." naluquii Rnst GRIFFITHS' WIND MILLS. ThE Strongest, Simplest, Cheap est an...
THE MAN WHO WILL NOT PROPOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 28 April 1914
THE MAN WHO WILL NOT PROPOSE. The despair ot the mother with daughters to many, the thorn in the flesh to their fathers, the very real tragedy to ihu girl whose heart lie tias won with no oOlcial title to haVe» done so, the man who will not propose Is a blot upon the race of creation, a being to ue as speedily nnd sternly crushed out of existence as may be, tor procrastination—owii besetting sin—must never be exhibited in deal ing svith him. 4 The man who will not propose is ohe ot the strikingly bud products of modern fashions. Ho "was an absolute impossibility iu the days when papa's consent bad to be gained ere a gal lant dare proceed to seriously court a lass. More than two danccs in an eveuing, an offered bouquet, the most casual homage, would rouse a watchful rather, and "What are your intentions, young man?" utterly annihilated the impossible gentleman who might not nave proposed. Other times other fashions. To-day a careless world permits a mau to monopolise a girl's society...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 28 April 1914
Did His Best. James, tbe pompous new butler, ■who would rather have died than dis obey orders, was . instructed by his mistress to bring everything Into the drawing-room on a salver. A visitor called one day with a large and rather ferocious-looking Newfoundland dog. which: was left outside. When tho visitor-was about to go however, his hosjess wished to.see the dog, so she rang the bell and "told the obsequious Jamc3 to bring him in. Some minutes passed and James did not appear. But suddenly the sounds of angry growls, snarls,, and barlts .were heard, so the bell was rung again. .Tames entered: carrying the salver,. but witfo a . tool: of distress on: his face. ... ■ ...... "Pardon' me,' madam," lie said, wltl' a deferential cough;; "but I could not Indooce the hanlmal to sit on the sal ver. 'ES knocked me down three timer and bit tny calves something cruel. 11 tbo centleman wants 'tin, V« still out eldo " -
SERMONS AND SOMNOLENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Warracknabeal Herald — 28 April 1914
SERMONS AND SOMNOLENCE;'v| Drowsiness during sermons is one of the faults that Is not due to modern decadcneo, and in "Book of Joys"'^Jrb. ! Lucy I'Mtch Perkins tells a delightful story of her New England clerical great-grandfatber and Jits method ol combating it— "He employed more than one device to secure wakefulness on tho part of his weary congregation. Standing' during1'the. prayer'- was but one of many. My gruihlntolher.used to tell us with pride ot an -instance which occurred at a time wlun a new church edifice had been proposed. ! and. was under warm discussion... Great-grand father thought this. a. worldly, and un necessary expense, ami emphasised' ■lis opinion by 'pausing in the midst 01 his Rcvmbw one Sunday, saying Im pressively; as lie ..fixed the somnolent members of his congregation .with a. stern look— - • " 'You are talking about building % new. church.. ft seems to me quite unnecessary, since, the sleepers in the old one are all sound!'*' / ;■ "I wish"—he :sighed.....