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JOBS FOR STOMY DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 19 June 1914
JOBS I'Olt STOBMY DAYS. "Doar, dear I" exclaimed an elderly gentleman. "It must have been a terrible tempest to iiave destroyed tliu litihLhou.so.'* "Y^s," his wife agreed; bui, how .stupid to build it in such an expusod posiiioul" "They say our new magistrate in- . dulges in mixed metaphors," said a lady to a friend. "JJreadldll" ex claimed the oilier. "My husband says it's much better to lteep to one liiiuor 1" Delighted Moihor: "I'vo just had a letter from my son Georgo, and ho tolls nio ho has won a scholarship at school. 1 can't tell you how Uappy I am. It makes mo feel-oh " Neighbour : "YOB, X quito under stand your feolings, ilia. Jones. 1 felt just tho samo myself when our littlo pig carried off u first prizo at the agricultural show." A lady at Portsmouth was observing a littlo tug pulling away uear to a ship of tile line. "There's a nian-ol-war, my di'ur," said her husband, pointing to the big ship. "And is tlio littlo one a tug-of-war?" sho asked. Jack: "How is your siste...
SMOOTHNESS OF TONGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 19 June 1914
3.M00T11NESS 01'' T.O.\GUl£. Reference was made to gallantry at a Washington club some time ago Which recalled 'lo Alajor-Ueiural Wood the suit rejoinder of a polished bachelor. During the social alfair one ovening at, which the bachelor was a guest, so relat.d General Wood, the women woii dercxl why be hud never married. Op portunity affording a few minutes.later one of the fair oiks proceeded to satisfy her curiosity. " Wo were not a little surprised, JIi\. Smith," she said, deftly leading up to the question, "to learn 'that you had never married. Are you u bachelor irom choice?" 4'0h, yes," came the rather too prompt; reply of Mr. Smith. ..IndcL-ii 1" returned .the fair guest, somewhat disconcerted. "'Isn't that ,Hi,'»b a liuio ungailant;"" "Vou must ask the women, madam," called the soft answer of the bachelor, j *'iu wa.5 -their choice., not mine." j
THE FARM. FARMERS NEGLECTING LIME. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 19 June 1914
THE FARM. FARMERS NEGLECTING LIME. It is said that (armors ns a class are rather neglecting the uso ol limo ; they are depending too muct on chemical manures, and omitting to give the soil dressing of such a necessary constituent of lime. II so, this is a mntter of regret, be cause the crops vtlll suffer in lienltt and quality. Some chcmicnl ma nures, such as sulphate of ammonie and kainit, uso up the limo in the soil, and all fertilisers, by increasing the crop, increase also the consump tion of lime. It is therefore the pari of a good farmer to see that tin soil of his farm is well supplied. '1 he action of lime hastens the decay of vegetable matter and sweetens soui inn is which may have been more o' less submerged. It increases the (a pillary condition of soil, prevents ft ngoid diseases, and promotes the growth of more nutritive herbage in pastures ; it also decomposes or ganic matter and promotes the im portant process which fo much in evidence at present-' nutrifica tion." Th...
A STATE PRISON. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 19 June 1914
A STATE PRISON. Now York State not only contains ? tlio "Gcorgo Junior Republic," but I also a Stato prison without walls. I This is at Cotnsteck, and one has tho I anomaly of 1200 prison cclls, with tho 1 prisoners wandering freely about tho neighborhood. The secret of tho "Great iMeadow Prison" is honor, an honor ; that exists not only among thieves, ! but among all misdemeanants. ! The warden is popular. He allows , the men to play games, and an allow ?unt'o of 'tobacco is made. I3ut it is no place ol idleness. Tho men work at .forestry and agriculture; poultry and pigs arc reared. A healthy life is provided, iroe from the temptations ol 'cities. Oi course, on© would expect them to murder the warder and war dens and e.scape. But they don't. Can it- be that our prison system is based upon false psychology as well as b. economy ? T.IVs "Weekly.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 19 June 1914
HOW TO NEUTRALISE DANGEROUS STOMACH acjds. fnw peop]p besides physicians realise tjie importance of keeping the food portents of tbe stomach free frovn acjd fermentation. Hoalthy normal digestion giuuot t'iko place (fhjlo (lie (jflipate lining of tho stqmach is being inf(»med and distended by aoid and wind-the results of fermenting food tk)o atorp&ch. To secure perfep# digestion, fermentation must be stop? ped or prevented, and the aoid neutra Used. For thia purpose physicians uau»\ly recommend getting a little biau rtttfdojBgDPsittfrom thechemisband tak inu half a teaepoobful in a little hob or culd water immediately after eating. They recommend bieuratacj magnesia (>Hp«]UB Jti is ' pleasi)nti'tp take, has no rii«i(;reeable aftereffects, and instantly mops fermentation, neutralises tbe acid »nd roakt'3 the sour acid food -bland, ewret. and easilv dif»'f^J The regular use of bieurat'ed mag nesia-be sure you gob llw,bmtralecl, jij; ij'tjpr |iinds of magnesia art) of little...
THE LARGEST PRACTICE IN THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 19 June 1914
THE LARGEST PRACTICE IN THE WORLD. For the last decado or so ovory sur geon visiting tho United Status has made a pomt_ol: going to seo tho Mayo j .(Jl.nie, at Koohostor, Minnesota. Tiiis jin*quo organisation might, tho 'Hospi- | tal' thinks, jusly bo called the Mecca oi tho surgical world at "the present . date; and it certainly attracts pilgrims , jroin even more diverso regions of tho earth than iho lamous Arabian oity ,vdoest ! .ivochuster, it may ho mentioned, is | quite a small town, hardly more than a big village, in Minnesota. In this out-ui-tiiu-way spot two surgeons, tho [brothers Mayo, have built up a privato practice m operative surgery, and that practice is, beyond all doubt, many limes larger than any other in tho .world. Tuoy have a private hospital of three hundred beds, m whioh an average of thirty operations a day aro | performed. Tlio gross receipts of this , undertaking have been estimated at I half a million a year.
CASEIN: WHAT IT IS, AND HOW IT IS MADE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 19 June 1914
CASEIN: WHAT IT IS, AND HOW IT IS MADE. In the "Dairying Industry irj Call tula," a copy of which wo have just received from Mr. J. A, Ruddick, the following particulars regarding casicn are given : Casain is the name given to the dried curd ol skiramcij milk. There is t> grqwing demand for this product, which is used for 4 great variety of purposes, such aa substitutes for Ivory and celluloid, pencil, erasers, toilet creams, woqd fillers, adhefilves, etc., etc. It is al so used in the preparation of cer tain patented foods. At the advan ced prices which are now being of fered, this by-product of the sepa rator creamery promises to be of considerable importance. Its prep; aration is very simple. The sicim milk is run into a vat where it 13 curdled with rennet qr a weak sqiuj tiqn of acid. The whey is separated by stirring and ttje application of hent and pressure. It is then milled and thoroughly dried i» ovens. Tlia whsy thus obtained is available for feeding purposes, and it do...
ROTATION OF CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 19 June 1914
ROTATION OF CROPS. k I'rof. J. H. Shepperd, N.D. Agri cultural College, says Maize and po tato crops well cultivated save mois ture. destroy* weeds, rid the land of wheat and flax insects and diseases, incorporate stable manure when ap plied and make the land produce good Has, wheat and barley crops when they follow. Clover, lucerne and field pear are crops which gather ni trogen from - the air, and will, if they aro fed to live stock, add ma terially to the fertility of the soil. Grass crops tend to keep the land from blowing. Growing these crops make the keeping of live stock a ne cessity. The men who have grown live stock are tlie most successful and thrifty. The frequency and order of these crops must be gauged for each indiividual farm according to itg needs and most of them require two Bystems on two sets of fields.
A BLANKET DUEL. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 19 June 1914
A BLANKET IIUEL. A strangQ ^ustam prevails among (lie Indians of Alaslcu. When a di-' iVmice arises between two of them, «nl a fri'.nilly settlement seems.im V ossibln.-. 0113 of them threatens tbi} other wi'h dislipyjfiui-., Ho oxecntea ; uirutt' by tearing up a certain n'.imler of his own blan':ets. Iha onlyi way his antagonist can get even with him is by tearing up a greater m:i:;l>er of his o.vn. 'i'ha one who, destroys the greater number is rc ^urded u-i having won the fight.
HOW ACROBATS ARE MADE. A CHAT WITH A TRAINER OF MUSIC HALL ACROBATS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 19 June 1914
S50W ACROBATS ARE MADE. A Gil AT WITH A TRAINER OF AK/SIC HALL ACROBATS.- j|i >" Yes. There's a bit of a boom it> my l)-.iKin:ss, now that tho music li;il!.; have recognised that there'o no n:c(t lor Uiem to l)ecomo imitation theatres," said a well-known trainer ol acrobats. ''No ' hall ' programme l.i (omplefce without at least ouo good acrobatic turn ; ancl the demand for first-class acrobats Is as good r..; it has ever been, though tho in ferior turn is practically n thing of tho rant. "A. pood many parents seem to realise this, tor I get a number of a i;.'tK'ntions on bebnlf of youngsters \,ho thin'c they would like tho life. r,;n:rnlly the application is mado v.lirn the boy is leaving school. This ir, really too late. The best ago to si art i3 four years old. "/.Iter the children have undergone a searching medical examination (which is repeated at intervals to sec it the preliminary training is doing any harm) I put them first of all through' a fairly elaborate scries of ...
RABBITS ON CROWN LANDS COMPLAINT BY TAMBO SHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 19 June 1914
RABBITS ON CUOWN LANDS COMPLAINT BY TAMI30 SHIRE. Advertiser: Recently a latter was forwarded to tho Vermin Destruction department from the Tambo Shire Council, pointing ouc the Govern ment's nexlect in destroying rabbits on Crown land.', and at the mooting of the council on Friday lust, in a com munication from tho department, a request was made for information of concrete instances where the Govern ment was neglecting to destroy rabbits on Crowu lands. Cr. Sims stated that the Vermin Destruction department had bejn of no assistance to the landowner in Victorin. Cr. Irvine said there was no part of any run where the rabbits were not as thick as the feed would permit. For the department to get concrete in stances it had only to look through the bush. He moved that the depart ment bo informed that there were rabbits in all the country between the Mitchell aud tho Snowy rivers, and, moreover, that it was impossible to keep them out, lb was oruelly to harass nun with a law to kepp down...
AFRICAN FOREST. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 23 June 1914
AFRICAN FOREST. Major H, Schomburgk, tho well I. pawn German big-game hunter., has arrived from Liberia, having suc ceeded in bringing to Europe five \iv ing specimens uf a pygmy hippopo tamus. In conversation with neu ter's representative, Major Schonv. burgk gave an account ot his expe* dition. In April of last year he went to Liberia in charge of an expedition fitted out by Mr. Hagenbcck, in search of this long-sought-fnr animal, and after (ivg months ho had to re turn without achieving his object. Last December he went out again, and proceeded from Monrovia intcj the Hinterland. Owipg tt> a native w;\r, the country w«s very disturb ed. and he met with great difficul ties. All his carriers iqutinlcd, and do cli^etj i to pixiceed furtlior into the in terior. For twelve days the rest of the party went through almost impenetrable bush until they reached Taguema, a fortified f.own in tho forest. Thti place was surrounded by the Pessis, who were fighting tho inhabitants, a truculen...
WILL ON FLY-LEAF OF "UNWANTED" VOLUME. SEQUEL. TO OFFER OF £18,000 IN THE COGHLAN MILLIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 23 June 1914
WILL ON FLY-LEAF OF "UN WANTED" VOLUME. SEQUEL. TO OFFER OF £18,000 IN THE COGHLAN MILLIONS. Interest in the romance of " the Coghlan millions" is renewed by tlu reported discovery of a missing will, suggested to be that for which i regard of £10,000 was offered. The discovery of a will beanini the name of Mr. Henry T. Coghlac is Mr. John Spague, an assistant at Stevenson's Stores, East Mo lesey, "Years ago, at an old curiosity shop in the Walton Boad here," says Mr. Spngue, "my mother bought some old books. A few days a'go she was clearing away some unwanted volumes, and among them wns 1 TUs .Life and Works of Bishop I-Xeber.' '"In glancing through the book she found some writing on a blank page at the end, and showed it to us." The volume produced was seen tc have written across the blank page at the end, in ink faded with age, find in a shaky hat\d,, the following : Hyde Park Gardens. This is my will. I leave my whole fortune .'to Emma Broughten (or her benefit, H, T, Coghlan. Hy...
DUCHESS PREPARING FOR THE TIMES TO COME. LIVES IN A COTTAGE WHILE HED MANSION IS HAZED. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 23 June 1914
DUCHESS PREPARING FOR XTHE TIMES TO COME. . . . LIVES IN A COTTAGE WHILE HED MANSION IS HAZED. Speaking to ' a cripples' aid so ciety, at Fenton, Stufis, the Duchcs? ot Sutherland lias declared that sin will lie grateful for the crumbs that fall from the rich man's table. "It will bo a good day, too," sh&lt; added ; "Wc absolutely must ad vance, and if there is some squeal in jj nbout the advance and a little over hurry about it, at any rate peopl&lt; can see a break at the end of thi tunnel, and know they will cmergi into fuller light. '?'Years ago, when I came, incxper licnced and enthusiastic, aniom; you. you called me ' Meddlesome Millie,' As far as a miserable Duchcss could be an agitator I strove to he one. "But what changcs since thosf days 1 Slowly, definitely, the aspir inj; democracy demand an oner road ; slowly, surely, the people move from the byways to the opcr, road. "The very mansion, Trentham, in wh.ich I nursed the ideals, is ranee! to the ground, an...
NEWS FROM ABROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 23 June 1914
NEWS FROM ABROAD. -». J FoUtnry confinement (or six years and banishment to a colony (or ton, is the foto ordered by Captain Jnno Almeida, ttao captured leader of the rectnt Monarchiat Invasion of the Rcpub'ic of Portugal. The Rcpubli ean authorities say that in 1891 and ISM the Monarchy sent political pri soners to tho Colonics although con demned to solitary confinement. Hnlloy,, "tho Bank Clerk Baron," whose theft of £3G,000 from Taris [ bank made him famous, has been re leased from penal servitude in Gui ana. After the theft ho escaped from Prance in a yacht which he hired for £2,000. He took with him "La Botle Mcrolli," n lady friend, but the yacht was held up at Dnliia, in Brazil, in 190:1, and when the pair were arrested nearly £2)"000 in money and jewels was found on board. A sharp shock of earthquake occur red at Pcrim, which, according to the captain of the Andreo Rickmers, was distinctly felt out at sea, and seemed to be severe. A Belgian engineer has constructed a flying...
"GOD SAVE IRELAND." DEATH OF THE AUTHOR. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 23 June 1914
"GOD SAVE IRELAND." DEATH OK TIIK AUTHOR. The author of '"Gut! Save belaud,'' and probably the only Mayor who was .sent to prison in Ins lobes o oliiee, Mr. T. 1). Sullivan, died in his home in Dublin in his t>7Ui year. Mr. Suliivan, who was a brother m the late Mr. A. M. Suihvan, i'or uiany years Whip of tlie Irish party, and the real founder oi the Homo Kule movement, wrote the song whieii ewntually became tho national anihem of patriotic irishmen the world" over in his great indignation at the execu tion of Allen Larken, aud O'Brien, thi. "Manchester Martyrs'"-and men wlu went to theit* death for the part they played in shooting Poliee-serg«'ani&lt; Brett in the attack on the prison van. Other oi' Mr. Sullivan's songs which are as sociated with the history of the cen tury are "Murty Hylic*' and "A Song from the Backwoods." The latter was the occasion of a remarkable in cident in the American Civil War. The Federal forces and the Confederates were encamped on opposite s...
FOOTBALL NOTES. OMEO DISTRICT. OMEO V. CASSILIS [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 23 June 1914
FOOTBALL NOTES. OMEO .DISTRICT. OMEO V. OABSIMS Th0 first, match o£ the season be 1 these toams took place in tho ' "*rk on Saturday in the presenoe H'TfC uu«.bor of spectators, the 0 n L beinc perfect,, both from the 71,. id Splookore point of vie*. g »iro»'iy bad 000 win t0 th7r lit by easily accounting for Bo rn whereas Omeo, in their first Tt, «!tb the Plains team,fo11 viot,ral! ft.o small w»rRJn of one point. flLrnl cri(to P^P5'081^ "a ?*>? . ,nrv for Casflilis, taking m a basis / ,1 oir viowe, tWo relative form shown s°\ contrary to exj.eoUl.on., Omeo IVnl with system ami after a eJnuouMy couie.wd game ran out sinners l>y "'?» tuu"L"' . . Thf visiting team was. minus several "f iip beat, plnyerp, tho mMb noticeable r« heinE U. Kawaon, D. Grmg, A. M-Kinnon and V Fur*yth, whore.. Omeo'- only absentee was ICirwan , Niohol.oD and M'Naraara replacing Robertson and L'JOrhnm. Ibe local ,,,1, l,»ve been practising on every .v.ilablo opportunity sinco their de |,.Ht by Booambr* a...
FROM THE NEW BOOKS. HER INCONSISTENCIES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 23 June 1914
FROM THE NEW BOOKS. HKR INCONSISTENCIES. "\ woman in novel' so disappointed n« when sho order,> a man to behave, '''"'(Sadie" would not dream of f oven iior husband without first l>ov.d ''^ho* boints, tl.o Girlot T,wl-iv she may Iihvu rend, theorised, and ihscussod all the socrets of J-loi,v&lt;-'j> ""d i;i.cll, jvt at tlio first touch ro.ll lips, H'O first approacl of Ic. 1 olve, Shu IS onto moro the slij, ^'11 ,,?11 wonderiui' Piece Oi innocence tli.i" hill' «tfcU .K-iriy VHsvovim).' Modoin M»ui Uuus this hanl 10 umlersUiul; he thinU he cause the ontor walls avo down, l" (?.Hi walk straight into tlio rami®' b'er of all."--'Taiitoniino, ' by Vj. ». Stl'1,U' THIS FATAL SENSE, "It is always a fatal thing lor any body u'itli a sense of humour to 1 o Uy THEVwmV ABOUT AVOMKN "Mosfct women avo so dc-Lie'awlIj normal that they never admit ha fclti-v are ineomprohoHSime. IH05 been persuaded, by generations « llattery, tl.at they l.avo a remark*le rrift called intuitiim, wh...
RECEIPT AND PAY OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 23 June 1914
RECEIPT Aty.Q PAY OFFICE. | Tho fqllRiving .uuoouat are lyipa ot the sub-trcaspry s A. Mpyhn, E. J. Koalaew, Jos. HartU pt and another, H, I*, Hittntp and othora, F. A. Cone, 8. J. DaLany, G. Haylook,' \V. 0. Heath, J. Hlokey, J. ECr"" 5 "Across the Alps to Omeo," One of tlie moat boautiful guldo-booliQ published la Victoria. f^ua-tfthilUug at too fc office, Omeo.^>u.*j(.