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BONUS FOR WHEAT. N.S.W. Farmers' Proposal. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 11 June 1914
BONUS FOR WHEAT. N.S.W. Farmers' Proposal. Among the resolutions endorsed by : the vVagga District Council for de-1 bate at the. Farmers' and Settlers' As- ( sociation's annual conference is one j in which it is proposed that the Gov- j ernment be asked to pay a bonus on ! all wheat grown in the State. The motion was submitted by the j Harefleld branch, and it was argued 1 that because of . the increased. - cost oi production and the high value of land it is not a paying proposition; to cultivate wheat, when it realises no better price than'4/-a bushel..
WOMEN TO SHOW TOES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 11 June 1914
WOMEN TO SHOW TOES. Mile. Jeanne Prevost, the dainty ac tress, -has set all Paris talking of a new fashion—the mode' of bare toes. At the Theatre Rejane, she caused a great commotion in the thronged loy er by appearing with her feet shod in pretty sandals, fastened around her * ankles by cross ribbons in the old Greek style. "It is delightful to have the feet quite free," she said to those who questioned her. "Why should ■women cram themselves into narroT boots with four-inch heels?" Jewel lers' are already having tbe-rihgs made for sandal wearers. Mile. Pre vost was the actress who launched thp trouser skirt. It la expected that .the fashion will be shown in Melbourne when spring comes around again.
BIOGRAPH AND THE PRESS. Movies to Train Reporters. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 11 June 1914
b7ograph and the press. Movies to Train Reporters. The Columbia School of Journal ism has introduced a new method of training tlieir embryo journalists. Mo tion pictures will be shown to the stu dents in the future, and they will be required to write. them up as jf they had actually seen tne events 1p. real life represented on the screen. The first pictures to be used were three reels of the Balkan War films. In this way the faculty hopes to be able to train the scholars in accuratc observation in reporting the events as' they happen. In explaining the reason for adopt ing motion pictures to train students in journalism, Dr. Talcott Williams, director of the School of Journalism, said:— "In adopting the new experiment in education the School of Journalism hopes to overcome its greatest ob stacle, that of giving the students practice in reporting actual events, and at the same time making it pos sible for the instructors to know how accurately and thoroughly the work I has been done....
TALLANGATTA A. & P. SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 11 June 1914
TALLANGATTA A. & P. SOCIETY. A meeting of the committee was held on Saturday morning. Present—Messrs. Mullins (president), Paton, Thomas, Hawley, Thomson, Bowran, Kelly, Cook, Pearce, Irvine, Walsh, Buchanan, Park and Mitchell. Minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. From Chief Veterinary Offioer, notifying that the annual stallion parade will be held at Tallangatta on Tuesday, 1st September. —Received. From Director of Agriculture, notifying the following arrangements for subsidy lectures under this Society's auspices:— Tuesday, September 1, at 8 p.m., Veterinary Science, by stallion parade officer; Monday, October 6, at 8 p.m., Dairy Management, by dairy expert.—Dates adopted. from Corryong A. and P. Society, noti- fying that that body had fixed the date of its next Show for 17th March, thus forming the rotation from Tumbarumba to Yackand- andah. The letter added:—"These dates should be suitable to all parties, as Tumut. Show is usually a week ...
TALLANGATTA CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 11 June 1914
TALLANGATTA CLUB. Eighteen members attended a meeting &nbsp; to form a Literary and Debating Society. Great enthusiasm prevailed. A syllabus was drawn-up, arranging for meetings on the fourth Monday in each month. It was decided to have the Society open to all members of the Club (no extra sub- scription). Rev.H. E. Carey was elected Chairman, and after a ballot Mr. R. Pearce, was appointed, hon. secretary. At the close of the business, coffee, and cake were served. : The toast of the "Tallangatta Club'' was proposed and responded to by the president. Other toasts proposed were " The Debating So- ciety," responded to by Rev. Carey, and "The Visitors," to which Rev. Tacon responded. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; It is probable that these socials will be held oftener in the future.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 18 June 1914
CLOSER SETTLEMENT FARM ALLOTMENTS Application Is invited for Farming Areas on the' Undermentioned Estates— Eetite. District. No. of Allotments Available. Nerrin Nerrln Streatham 6 ") Suitable for wheat Fannoo Echuca 3_ > growing and sheep Marathon, Willow Gr. Echuca 3 J farming. • Creoiona Yea 3 T Eumeralla * Hamilton 2 } , Allambee Yarragon IS | Sriltab'e for dairying Bona Vista Warragul 9 J and m!xed farming. Kilmany Park Sale 12 I Dairying and Boisdale Maffra 16 ( Beet Growing. Allotments suitable for Agricultural Laborers', Workmen's and Clerks' Homes aro available as under:— i I Agricultural Laborers-—Allambee Estate, 2 allotments. Workmen's Homes, Bona Vista, 3 allotments. All Crown grant! which may be Issued to the lessee at the t d of any half-year after the first twelve year* have expired, on payment of the balance of the purchase money, will be subject to a condition that the owner for the time being of the land, or a member of his fa lly over 18 years' of age, or any p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 18 June 1914
R°B»R Its great fun for me to watch some of my competitors. When they commence in business they seJ) everything the public want, but when they get on their feet a bit "they begin to put on side" "hoighty toighty"—"they don't keep this" and won't stock that—just as if their customers were all brainless idiots, with no opinion of their own and lucky to' be supplied by them at all. 1 once had a shop close to one of those fellows and one of the lines he would'nt keep was Robur tea—and my word the number of customers of his who used to come to my shop to get it would surprise you, and they used to buy other things from me at the same time. I'm an old stager at the game and I take jolly good care to keep whatever Vm asked for—talking about Robur—it's not my place to boost it up—there isn't enough to be made out of it, for that— but it's really astonishing how people grow to like it and how hard it is to get them off it once they get started. 1 sell about as much of the No. 2 Grade as I do...
AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC FEDERATION. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 18 June 1914
AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC FEDERATION. A meeting was hold in St. Patrick's hall, Wangaratta, ou Saturday week, for the ptirposo of inaugurating a permanent district council in connection with Lbu Australian Catholic Federotiou. Rev. Father Eytno presided, and branch dele gates were present from Bonrlminan, Springhurst, Tarrawingeo, Wangaratta,' Whorouly and Yackandautlah. Apologies for non-attendance wore roceivod from Boechworth and Myrtleford branches. Mr. E. J. Hayes, organizer'from tho State Omincil, explained that; for-the better organization of tho Foiliiralion, it had been docided to'establish' diHtiict councils throughout. the Statb! These councils would control the wr.rli-'of m ganization in their respective district.", and, becauso of I heir buutoi'■!: nn wloil^o of tho distiicls, thoy would lie-lible to-'do this work more thoroughly "than was pos sible from a -contra! body. ; Several dis trict councils had already been established and were doing good work. Tho Wan-, gaiutta coun...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 18 June 1914
A FRIEND ADVISED HER. Tho following letter from Mrs. Thomas Brown, of Healesville, Vic., will prove interesting to many of our readers:— "Some time ago I suffered from a severe attack of kidney complaint. The flrst symptoms were groat weak ness and emaciation with terrible pain all over my body, especially across my back. My whole body was racked with pain, and I could get but little ease day or night. Medicines were prescribed for me, but failed to do me any good. I cared very little what became of me, I was so weak I and miserable. I had nearly given up all hope when a friend advised me to ] try Warner's Safe Cure. I commenced to take it, and derived great 'benefit from taking the contents of the first' bottle. I continued to take the medi cine, getting stronger and better every dry. I soon regained my former strength and energy, the pains left me, and I seemed to have a new lease of life. I am now quite strong and happy." Warner's Safe Cure is a wonderful r edy 1n cases of kidney...
COUNTRY ROADS BOARD. PROPOSED MAIN ROADS IN THE TOWONG SHIRE. Towong Shire Secretary has received from the Secretary of the Country Roads Board a letter, which reads as follows:— [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 18 June 1914
COUNTRY ROADS BOARD. I PROPOSED MAIN ROADS" IN THE 'JCOWONGr SllIUE. Towong Shiro Secretary lin» rocoivod from tho Secretary of the Oimiitiy'lloiuls ■Doiiid .1 lottor, which ro«&lt;ls »b follows I &lt;1111 directed by tho Country Howls Board to forward to you, undor separate cover,/for tho information of y.nur Coun cil, a plan of tbo Shire, on whiiili is .in dicated by brown color tbo loads which tbo Board intends, for tbo prosont, to declare main roads, undor the provisions of the Country Roads Act No. 2415. I mil to point out that, while the roads thus indicated are those which tbo Bourd considers nro now of sufficient import ttnco to bo declared main roads, it doo.i not follow that tlioyjjwill be the only vends in tbo Shire that will be so'classod, us the Bourd has power, from timo to I imo, to declare additional rpads, should tbo necessary funds bo available fj>r thuir construction, aud should further investi gation prove such to bo doairablo. As it iaj'.tho d...
YOU NEVER CAN TELL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 18 June 1914
YOU NEVER CAN TELL. Spindrift and „bilge and the world turns over! What is the dross and what the gold? The snake and the lark ha' nests in tlie clover, And which is best when the tale is toldl Thrice I sinned—oh, the heavens' joy ance! Breasts angelic shook wi' the joke; Once did good—oil, earth's annoy ance! Hell to pay and the bank gone broke! James drank poison at love's deris ion; John swigged ale, and swank in the sun, Throve, and came to a dark decision, And, "Christ—that I were the other one!" Setli in the swamp and Dan on the mountain— Either dreamt that he chose his times: Dan bent young to a fevered foun tain; Seth grew old by the older slimes. The stolen dollar in Larry's pocket Turned a bullet to Harry's side—, It missed by a hair his mother's loc ket: The thief lives yet and the good man died. Justice! Justice! Where is thy pal ace, Hope o' the planet's dark romance? Whose is the blood in thy broken > chalice, ■Slave o' clianco? But there is no chance! —George Sterl...
SEED POTATOES. Necessity for Careful Selection. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 18 June 1914
SEED POTATOES. ji Necessity for Careful Selection. Numbers of growers have had l'ea son to complain of the quality of their seed potatoes. Perhaps they are them selves to blame to some extent for not taking greater care in selecting the seed. The seed potato which is most favored is one weighing from two to four ounces, and the grower who makes a rule of excluding from his lines all that fail to come within this standard will give satisfaction to the purchaser and to those who handle his consignments. Not only will he be able to command n higher price 111 a bare market, but in a full market his stock will bring him quick and good returns, while that of liis less careful neighbor will hang fire and possibly at the last be sacrified. Diseased and scabby potatoes should on no account be allowed to pass. Knobby and misshapen sets should also bo strictly excluded. It needs but very few of these to completely spoil a whole line. The result of growing from tlie same stock year after year w...
NEWS OF THE CHURCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 18 June 1914
NEWS OF THE CHURCHES. At a church function at Gunilaroo, N.S.W., Mr. William A&eck gavo an iti torosfling account of tha'early struggles of tho local Piosbytoi'iuns to socuro a church of their own in Gnndaroo. At first tho services wore conducted in a dismantled boi'flo-powor flour-mill, tbe smutting machine being used as a pulpit, and tho wheat Backs represented the powe. In 18G4 ho and others built the prosent churcb. ; At a congregational social held in Piesbytoriun Cliurcli at ooytnour last week, tho Bov. J. P. Macdougull (for merly of Ivitiwa) was presented with a pulpit gown as a wodding gift. AFPOtXTSIENTS POIl NEXT SUNDAY. Anglican.—Wyoobon. 11; Tallangatta Valley, 3; Tallangatta, 7.30—Bov. Tucon. Mothodist.—Tallangatta, II. —Mr. G. Hnbsou. Tallangatta, 7.30 p.m.— Mr. Eomierly. Mitta, 11; Eskdale, 3; Tal landoon, 7.30. — Mr. Dunstan. (Stock yurd, Monday, 7.30 ; Little Snowy Creek, Tuesday, 7.30.) . Presbyterian. —Talparno, 11 ; Spring dulo, 3; Tallangatta, 7.30.—Bov....
LIME WASH. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 18 June 1914
LIME WASH. The following formula for lime wash, with an added disinfectant, is also recommended: To prepare five gallons—Slake 7% lbs. of lime, using !iot water if necessary to start action. Mix to a creamy consistency with water. Stir in 15 fluid ounces of 95 per cent, pure liquid carbolic acid, and make up five gallons. Stir thor oughly and strain through a wire sieve, if it is not to be applied by means of a spray nozzle. Where di sease has been known to exist, do not only disinfect the entire cowshed according to the above plan, but also flood the floors with the lime and dis infectant wash combination.
TOURNAMENT GAMES: Following are the draw and handicaps in connection with the Club's tournamont: GENTS' SINGLES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 18 June 1914
TOURNAMENT GAMES: Following are. the draw nud handicaps in couueotion with IhoCIub's touniamont: GBNT31 SIKQLE3. : ♦Anderson, o\v*c 40, bye. M'CnrtHe, re«. $l5,'.byu; Satnb»)I, scratch, v. WVRied, rec. 15. Ouddeford,.owe 30, v. O'Luury, reo. 15. Rone, owe 30, v. Law, owe 40. Hobson, Bcrfttoh, bye. Jarretfc, owe 15, bye- » Erwin, owe *10, bye. anxED doubles. Jlisa l\I(Kay and Rose, owo 30, v. Misa Simpson and Cuddeford, owe 30 J. Uibd Ro.sh mid Grant, rec. 15, v. 'Misa Rivd and Hobson, scratch. Miss Hill and Anderson, owo -J15, v. Mr. and Mra. Jsambell, 8urulc:h. ilisa Perry and G'Lwiry, sorafcub, byo.
TALLANGATTA TENNIS CLUB. MATCH AGAINST WODONGA. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 18 June 1914
TAL.LANGfi.TTA TEN.N1S CLUB. MATCH AGaINST WODO'NGA. An onjoyublo mutch was played on the Tullangutla-court on Saturday uguittsfc Wodonga, the visitors winning by 43 Kuirias to 31. Following is the result of tho play.— , ^, Peart and Donnelly (w.) heat Law and Rose (t.), 9—7. . • Donnelly/ind Pnddophtit (w.)tioat Hobson and Jarretl (t.), 9—5. Misses Williams and Coster (w.) lost to Mi*f>es SimpKon and M'ICny (t.), 7—9. Mittse* Puddcphat and Humphries (w.) beat llisst»s Hied and Ross (t.)-, 9—3. Mjas Williamd and Paart (w.) lost to Miss Simpson and Law* (t.). 3—G. Mihh Humphries and Donnelly (w.) beat Miss il'Kay and IIubtjon'(t.), 6—1.
LIGHT LOAMS FOR DAIRY FARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 18 June 1914
LIGHT LOAMS FOR DAIRY FARMS. The ideal soil for a dairy farm is a loam of medium to light texture. A loam is the name usually applied to soil which contains fair proportions of the principal plant food ingredients, and is rich in that Important constitu ent humus which is known to play so large a part in plant growth. Loamy soils are usually low lying, and while sufficiently open texture to al low the winter rains to pass through without lodgment or stagnation, they are at the same time so pervious that even in dry summer weather the J water underneath comes up with such freedom they very seldom suffer from drought. For this reason loamy soils usually carry a good growth, of grass during the greater part of the year— from early spring to late in the au tumn. In addition to this the herb age produced on them- is usually of good quality, and when properly treat ed and kept clear of objectionable weeds, such herbage will be found to consist very largely of the better descriptions of gr...