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OMEO PLAINS. BENAMBRA STATE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
OMEO PLAINS.. OUR OOBBEARONPBHT.J llENASinnA STATU SCHOOL, The rcoenfcly elected sohool oora .:. «!« oroving itaol£ an ootivo body, fj iB energetically pushing forward neeiDunts f" 1,10 orW"on °* a Mnoh needed shelter shed ab tho Bc m °L school. Tho puronts have r »rl for years past) tho urgent r° ! nv f»r n building of this kind, D6r nnW for tho purpoBB of affording nl°,,-r from tho inclement wintor £her, but »Ibo for shade during tho r,, ' part of tho summer, Howover, !'° only sincB tho arrival of tho ' rP Cnt head teacher that, tho.r hopes C,\tood much chanco of roal.6at.on, J only oiiioo tho eleotion of thh SOBt school commit,too that events . moved with anything approach. .Irapidity. ThDro ,s ttn old nnd ;"BU 10 thvff"ob. thatli,;on SUshmw thinks three times before bo moves once," and ono realises that tfl0 sumo adage might often bo fit Lly applied to the descendants of heEnglishman also. However, tho Umber is at last on tho apot, and ib .3 " bo hoped tbab the end of tho ° pnt ...
THE GREAT THROAT DISINFECTANT. HOW PEPS DESTROY THE GERMS THAT ATTACK THE THROAT AND CHEST. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
TUB GREAT THROAT DISINFECTANT. HOW PHI'S DESTROY THE GERMS THAT ATTACK THE THUOAP AND CHEST. Tho real mischief in chesb ailments is done by germs which infe>t th« atmosphere, both in thft citus, suburbs, »nd buck land?. Those "germs get carried with the air we breathe into the luug.», and at once ataro feeding on the the delicate. membrane thati lines tho nostril?, throat, and breath ing tubPF. In -this . way thoy ciusa soreness and inilamtnatioE. Then the greater danger ia thab unless Peps', tho real breatbo-ihle, infeclioD-killing tablets, are taken quiokly the germa will get further in and carry disease to the bronchial tubes and lunge. As Peps dissolve in tho mouth they give off powerful medicinal and germioidrl-fumes that mix with tho breath and circulate through all the air-passages connecting the nose and mouth with tho lunge. In this effi cient way Peps prevent infection and destroy all " cold-germs " that have gob into the nostrils and throat*. Sore ness and inflammation...
EXTERMINATING BUNNY. AN OMEO EXAMPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
EXTERMINATING BOW AN OMEO EXAMPLE. Tho agricultural contributor of tho Leader, in dealing with tho sprend of tho rahbib oviI in Qippsland, points out that bruppinp; is uofc an effective mi'bhod of oonibKtiiig tho peat and urgea landholders to uao tho raothoda cdopted by thn Vermin Destruction department, that of poisoning in the proper season. He hlao advocates tho system of netting tho land and dig ging out, whioh after nil is the most re liable means of cffootivoly dealing with buuny. Ho says : " Last spring tho writer took part in an examination of rab bits that bad been poisoned on re cently trapped country near Dromana. Oub of sovoral hundred, 90 per cent, wero found to bo females. There aro plenby of othor instanoni", showing both tho tffioacy of the departmental methods and thn vory high percen tages of females that aro destroyed by such means. If poisoning on theso linra in adopted during the breeding months, which ratigo from July to Octobi-r, tho destruction of each female...
ENROL YOURSELVES! [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
ENROL yoUKSELVES! Iu view of the approach of an oleo ' tioo, all eligiblyperBona would bo well adviBcd to Beo to Ibeir enrolmenb uu speedily 00 possible. Every uian or woman nob under 21 years of age, whether pjarried.or unmarried, who ia n natural' born But>]ecb or nbauraliscd suhjecb, and has lived in Australia for some period of his or her lifo for at leoet) six uiontlis coulinously, and lino lived in a Bubdiviaion of a Federal olectorute for u month ab tho time tho claim is made, is entitled to vote. Every person so qualified who fulls bo apply for eurolment is liablo to a penally. Tho neoesBary forms may ho obtained without fee on application to npy post-master, Commonwealth electoral regintrar or potpiuonwealth returning officer, Similar aoiion ia also .necessary where on elector changes his or her address, but) doesi nob" mbvo outside the subdivision; i!whore on elector desires to corrcob- fcny error in his or her enrolment1, or where a' female elector"changes her mine by ...
SATURDAY'S FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
SATURDAY'S FOOTBALL The following were the results of the matches played ia Melbuuruo ou Saturday :- i LEAGUE. Gl. Bh. P P. Carlton S". Kilda Fi'zroy ». Richmond ... Collingwood... Molbou'rne "... Ei3Pndoo ... University ... OeelonR ... Sjutb Melbourne ... ASSOCIATION. North Melbourne Prahran ... Williamatown Port Melbourne Essendon _ Brighton Footacray Hawthorn. .. Brunswick Northcote ... 7 11-53 7 8-50 10 11-71 4 16-33 11 16-82 7 l6- 52 14 11-95 3 8 -2G 9 20-74 G ? 9-45 10-4G 5 -35 5-77 7-Gl 23 -59 11-53 1G 18-114 10 5 G5 8 11-59 6 16-52
MELBOURNE LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER. (Jj'roiu our Special Correspondent). If wo may take tho experience of Brighton people as a pointer, it is not aihisablc to agitate too energetically ior the general adoption of the auto matic telepbono as a means of escape from the dulcet-toned "engaged," and tho many other irritations that attend tho use of this now necessary institu tion under the existing system. So far tho manipulation of tho automatic apparatus on tho Brighton exchange has been more productive of tho conditions of biaiu storm than tho old Bystom. The combinations in many cases refuso I to work at all, and when thoy do, tho I result is to mako communication undo ! sired at both ends*. Thoro is tho hopo 1 that after a while theao defects will be remedied. Meanwhile Brighton's lan guage is more suitable for J. B. Shaw's latest plays than for uso in the busi* iiess places and lio:ncs of Tespectabl© citizens. We aro nil liero worshippers. That is au important part of Nature'b plan to maintain tlio ...
GREEN MAIZE FOR MILKING CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
GREEN MAIZE FOR MILKING CATTLE. Ui'ccn maize, if fed to milking cows I beforo it shows tho tassel, will do no ; injury, but it must bu remembered thai, the greatest amount of nutriment .is contained in lua'y.o when tho cob is turning from tho millcy into tho glaz ing stage. This, however, does not ap ply to any of tho Sorghum family,, sueli as Sorghum Saccharatus, Planter's I'Vibnd, and Amber Call'*. -Theso muss 011 110 account" bo fed to outtlo unless in tho flowering stage, or unless tii. hav&lt;* boon allowed to wilt, that in. to suy, Ambor Cano cut in tho morning can bo fed iu tho evening or if cut in tho evening eano bo fed. tho following ®oruiug without any daugqr to tho stock, . t
FEEDING FARM HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
FEEDING FARM HORSES. Bulletin No. 64 of tlio Department of Agrioulturo of Now South Wales deals very minutely with tho feeds em ployed for working horses on itho vari ous Stato forms. What will strike horsemasters is tho general 11KO of maize-grain, and tho omployment of such liays as sorghum, miilot, and planter's friond. Almost every indivi dual animal requires a different am ount of food. Tho Hawkesbnry ra tion is 181b chaff, 91b crushed maize, 31b bran, or 41b or 51b lucerne may bo substituted for tho bran, fed threo times a day. During tho winter months .an avorago of 101b chaff per horsa is put into troughs in tho paddocks at night. No grain allowanco is given on Sundays. Tho allowanco of maizo in comparison with oats scorns to be, as a rulo, 51b maize &lt;to 41b oats; and, whoro tho food can bo buried, oats aro fod in tho summer, maizo in the win tor.' Tho increased uso of lucerne hay is noticeable all over the Common wealth, and nearly every ration hero mentioned con...
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. Tho perbyshiro Gritstono sheop is much biggor in framo than d-ho ordin ary liiU black-faced raoe which is found farther north. it in reputed to bo 0110 of tho oldest in the .British Isles, I and although documentary evidenco I is not as yet forthcoming to prove I this claim, tradition suggests that from time immemorial this sheep has existed where it is found to-day. Tho Dartmoor sheep is another of tlio numerous ovino tribes to which Knglish farming owes muoh. Such a thing as a general purpose breed of sheep is an impossibility, and it is to 1 tho native races that fanners owe | much of th;4r prosperity, for they ad i apt themselves with a minimum loss to conditions to which other breeds are alien.. One of tho boat known herbs in or dinary pasture land js tho dandelion, which is very partial to dry and sundy meadows. When tho fruiting .stage .of this h,Tb is readied, tho scales which protccfc that portion of tho plant bend back and allow tho wind to spread tho s...
DOUBLE ASSASSINATION. AUSTRIAN ROYALTY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
. DOUBLE ASSASSINATION. AUSTRIAN ROYALTY. Arnhduko Francis Ferdinand, hoir presumptive to tho Ausbrian Uironn, and liis wife, the Duchess of Holioulohe, wero Msnssinated at) Sernjavu, tho capital of Bosnia, yoatorday. Thoy wore driving to tho town hall to hold n recopcipu, when » mnti in (hp cro-vd threw n bomb. Tho Arohduko wurded it off With hi& nrm ftnd it foil on tho rond whoro it exploded, woundin/; several members of tho esoorf. Tho royal couple, who wero unharmed, drove to tho town ball nud held the reception. Ou their return a Btudonb .Bred a pistol lit) closo rnnRo, wounding the Arohduko in tho faco, and his wifs, in endeavoring to shield him, wan wounded in iho body. They wero taken to Government) houso whoro both died. Largo crowds woro pro eouti and attouipted to lynch the bomb thrower and the man who fired tho pistol.
AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL. FAILURE OF POTATO CROP. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL. ! ' FAILURE OF POTATO OIIOP. Most of tlio farmers in tho Wntibia district havo finislicd sowing. Crojps, on tlio whole, nro vory backward, owing to tho dry spoil in tho early part of tho soason. Tho mild weather which hiiB prevailod of Into lias boon moat favorable for tlio grass, and graz'ora havo a much hotter supply of winter fowl than was anticipated. Many of tho farmors intend to givo inoro at tention t-o grazing, as tho season so far lias been disastrous owing to tho low prices ruling for farm produco. In a majority of cases tho potato crop is almost a comploto failuro, and tho yield will not oxcood ono ton por ooro, grubs having dostroyed hundreds of rtons. Many agriculturists aro using machines for digging, whilst others aro ploughing out tho poorer crops. Growors aro sadly disappointed with tlio prico of potatoes, which is far too low to pay tho cost of production. POTATO CROP AT LAI LAL. Potato-digging has commonccd in this district, tho crop bei...
BEETROOT LEAVES AS FODDER. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
'BEETROOT LEAVES AS FODDER. Tho process of drying tlio leaves ol tlio sugar- boot crop is boing gradually evolved in Ciorinany on practical lines, and it is estimated that when tho pro wss becomes general it will represent an economy of somotliing like £8,000,000 at presont expended 011 other feeding Stuifs. ! According to experts, tlu> vnluo of ; tho dried leaves is £3 to .£3/10J a ton, | without taking into1 consideration tho residual valuo of luanuro. As a fod der tho dried leaves nro eaten readily by eattle, and aro quito free from tlr: drawbacks .arising from the consump tion of largo quantities of the loavts in I a frpsli stato. . j
THE SKIN MARKET. Monday. June 22. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
THE SKIN MARKET. Monday. Juno 22. I Dajwkj'x- Co rppijtt-Tlio customary auction galea were |iel&lt;j on (ifooday, wilen ineresoed iupplies wer'a on oiler. Wo' put foiwarj a lureo anil attractive dialogue, i>nd .cjeiireij tfio biilji at «|iptioij; Kafjfcit eliini wore in fair demand, tho buttnr fi|rred itnd weilrilrie'rf iqta attracting tlio mqjt attention, Values ruled from P»F to jd per lb. lower. Well.furrcil (ax eljiin wore in moro demand, but the market ie very irregular and uncertain, and in ferior and loiy gride* »re most difficult to (Jupdiii of. Wo ijuoto liond heofljcia rabbit skine, Vlcl'Jrion, 13Jd to llidj N.8. iV. 12d to I5d ; fox tkinti, winter firtts, (jOs to ICOs per do&lt;s. For Glironio Chest Complaints" Woods' Great Peppermint Ouro, Is Oil,
TIRED OF MILKING FOR FUN. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
TIRED OF MILKING FOR FUN. Fanner A (in auto): "Good morning neighbour I Fino day this!" Farmer B (in waggon): "Yes, toler ably. Going to quit milking?" Fanner A: "No, not entirely. I'm just going to quit milking for inn!" B: "Well, Iiow's that?" A: "Tliuyo cows arc eating th?ir heads ofi'l" B: "Tliey are, eh? But how do you know?" A: "I just woigli and tost tho milk fromHho herd and keep a record. l£ach oow gets credit for tho'milk she pro duces, also for tho calf and tho ma nure, then sh(T is charged for the cost of maintenance." B: "But isn't that an awful lot of work?" A: "Well, it docs tako a few minutes a tiny, but I believe I got a dollar nn hour for this work. Yo,t see it makes all tho other work oo./io. Beioro J. k^pfc records 1 spent hour# of labor on theso cows, and they didn't even pay for their feed, Tho labor was all wasted. It alono amounts to about 20 dollars por year for each cow, t-o say nothing of iho. feed .sho consumes." B: "What is Iho matter with that brindlo? ...
MARKETS AND SALES. GIPPSLAND STOCK REPORTS BAIRNSDALE. Saturday, June 20. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
MARKETS AND SALKS GIPPSLAND STOCK REPORTS . BAIRNSDALE. Saturday, JUDO 20, MESSRS A. MACAUTIICJR amdOo. report Fjt Cattle,-A good yarding, anil price* firmer than the previous week. Wo fluid cows to £8 lis, heifers to £5 19s. Store Cattle.-Fair yarding, demand good. We fold poddies to 27s, 2 to 2£*yedr»old heifers to £3 5s 011 store cpwe tr> £4, pons of sprioging heifers £4 12a", milkors to £7 10s, springers to £G 0&lt;. Sheep.-Nioo yarding ; demand keen at firm prices. We sold 30 fat wether* 20s 9J, 3 fat owes 15s Id, 7 fat lambs 17s Cd, 30 fat lambs 10a Gd, 30 fat lambs 150 5d, 4 fab owes 32* 7d. Pigs. Good yarding, and prices well up to late rates. Fat porkers mado from £2 19s to £3 9a Od, store*. from 2Gs to 27'i elipa pnd weaners from 14a to lGi. CATTLE SiLK. Friday, June 19. MESSRS A. MAOAUTIIUR AND CO. report; We held our usual monthly cattle salo at our Bairnsdale yards on the above date, when we submitted a good yardiug of very useful cattle. The bullocks were ou...
WINTER CARE OF SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 30 June 1914
WINTER CARE OF SHEEP. The coming round of tho winter, season is always ft. matter of eomo con cern to tho siieep-f&Tfiicr, particularly if ho Ims under his cart* a fairly largo number of sheep, for this time of tho year is one in which it is extremely difficult to keep up tho flock to tho level of perfection, winch may havo been attained during the summer season. This time is naturally re garded as one in which tho ewes put ; 0:1 fkoh, grow (tho best part of their wool, rear their lambs, and goUfit for ! withstanding the rigours of the> suc 1 ceediug winter. Yet tho up-to-date man is never content with acoopting such a sweeping statement in. its strict ly literal sunse. The flock which is not an. improving one is retrogressive; so it comes to pass that unless tho shcop are kept in good condition dur ing tho worst part of tho year they aro going to do little good to their owner, and might just as well not bo on tho farm at all. It therefcro comes to pass that tho most unpr...