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MELBOURNE BUTTER AND CHEESE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 13 September 1906
MELBOURNE BUTTER AND CHEESE liAEKET. The Gipp8la»d Butter Factories' Co-operative Produce Corapai)'' Limited (Mr. A. J. Wyett, manager) report under date of September 7tlx. Butter.—The Butter Markot remained very steady at late rates, and all indications point to these conditions coutinaing for souie timo yet quantities are uow increasing very "fast j and exporting tvill commence im- j mediately a surplus is to band. We } quote Western districts, 11.jd. to Is.; f Gippaiands, ll.]d. to ll-Jd.; a few! poorer grades to U}d.; separators, I lOkl. to 101d.; dairy, to lOJ-d. J Eggs.—7}d. to 7.;d. per dozen. j Cheese.—tid. to (3£d.
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 13 September 1906
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. Messrs. A damson. Strettle and Co. rejx>rt under dale t;tb .S«pU;uii>er:— A very small number came forward to-day, only 'JTU being penned. Stores. -Kttra strong &&lt;.tts were freely purchased by the trade at decidedly improved rates, viz., !«&lt;.$. io 20s.; a few pens of second.- being purchased by local feeders, from 14s, to 10s.; small and inferior, Us. t>> lis. Porkers. -Owing to the very short ■ supply the demand was spirited throughout at extremely high rates; this being the best market for some ; considerable time jjast. Prime quality heavy-weights. 3/a. to 43s.; prime medium. 28e. to 35a.; light, from 23s. Baco>" Pjgs.—This class u-ae also weH within requirements, ajid competition was keeu at Blightly advanced rates. Prime heavy-weights realised ftoin 58s. to 65s.; prime medium 51s. to 55s.; and light weights, from 45s. Back Fattbks were also in good request at fully late rates, extra heavy fats making from 75s. t...
PARLIAMENTARY ITEMS THE MUNICIPAL ENDOWMENT BILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 13 September 1906
PARLIAMENTARY ITEMS ; THE MUNICIPAL ENDOWMENT ! BILL. ; When the above measure was be* , fore the Legislative Assembly, a lew days since— ( fllr Albeit Harris said:—The Nar- j racan shire has an area of 552 square . miles; the rate is Is 4d in the £1, and the revenue £3,740. The endow- , raent for 1905 was £537, and the en- , dowment, under the new Bill, will be , £1016, so that the increase for that , shire, with 552 square miles of terri- • tory, will be £479. This shire has . an immense area of difficult; country, with heavy soil, and an absence of , metal with which to make roads. When roads are made in one particular part , they become juv>t as bad as ever in the : ensuing year. I believe th«* if the , Government would nationalise and , make the main roads, they could borrow a aum of money and enable the shires, which were disposed to make cross-country roads, to do this work, by obtaining money from the Government on loan at a rate of interest a little over what the Governm...
WHAT IS SOFT WATER? [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 13 September 1906
WHAT IS SOFT WATER? . AH natural waters contain a greater or less nmount of mineral water In solution. Rain-water has tlie smallest percentage of solid impurities of any, and, therefore, it is taken as the standard variety of soft water. The terms soft and hard, however, as applied to water are, scientifically considered, purely relative. A water is usually reckoned to be "soft" when it contains less than l-5000th part of its' weight of mineral ingredients, and "hard" when it contains more than l-4000th. Soft water has the property of easily forming a lather with soap, and is, therefore, suitable' for washing purposes; while hard water will only form a lather, and that imperfectly, with considerable difficulty. A mineral water has more than l-2000th of its weight of natural dissolved solids, and a medicinal water is a variety of mineral water containing a varying percentage of dissolved natural solid or gaseous drugs.
MULTU[?] IN PARVO. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 13 September 1906
MULTUM IN PARVO. India lias 1 :»,&lt;*>> ppecies of uutive plants. For first-class priuting at moderate prices, try this ollice. There are three tinted as maoy widowa as widowerH. Advertise in this paper and your business will pnwper. Tbe Bermudas export over 17,000,\x=req-\ 000 oC ooious aunually. Trafalgar agent for tbe NT«w»-Mr. J. Buchanan, news agent, Ac. Football waa a crime in Gogland daring the reign of Henry VIIL A fast bowler delivers a ciicket-ball at tbe speed of a mile a minute. Fifty thousand tons of oysters are eaten in London during tbe season. It is estimated tbat 5,000,000 women are earning wages in tbe British Idles. Tbe invention of tbe typewriter has given employment to nearly 1.000,000 A mustard plaster made with tbe white of au egg ' will not leave a blister. AU descriptions of Job Printing executed at the Xeuts office—quickly, neatly, cheaply. Mathieson -ud Davis fortnightly cattle sale at Trafalgar on Saturday, September 22. Rice, browned like ...
LITTLE AIDS FOR COMMON AILMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 13 September 1906
LITTLE AIDS FOR COMMON AILMENTS. An Invalid's Drink,—Beat up the yolk of an egg, add the juice of one lemon, and then sugar to taste. Mix well and add enough milk to All a breakfast cuq. Black Eye.—The discoloration' is clue to the rupture of the blood-vessels letting out the blood. Apply cold water compresses to the part, or ice. Lint soaked to cold water does equally as well. ' Stings of Bees and Wasps.—-The first proceeding is to thoroughly extract every part of the sting which the insect has left behind, and then apply a weak solution of ammonia. This is all the treatment generally required. For a Sore Throat.—The following gargle is excellent for a sore throat:— i Chlorate (of potash, h&lt;Uf a drachm; borax, one drachm; glycerine, one ■ drachm; tincture of cayenne pepper, ten drops; Iaudauuin, twenty drops; water, to six ouncos; and this should , be used frequently. Chlorate of potash I tablets or lozenges may also be found I useful. I Easy Way to Take Castor Oil.— | P...
TEMPERANCE MATTERS. [COMMUNICATED.] [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 13 September 1906
I - TEMPERANCE MATTERS. [CoMMU.NICATElJ.j I Extracts from letter received by Mr*. ILtrrison Lee; from Judge A. \V. Pollard, Second District Court, St. Louis Mo.. U.S.A.:— "I am not a member of any temperance organisation or party, but am a total abstainer interested in temperance work. If your papers were to mention my system of dealing with the unfortunate victims of strong drink who appear before me, it might cause a spirit of emulation to arise "in the hearts and minis of other judges, to the end that more unfortunates miy be made sober and better citizens. My system is a great success. My duty and love of humanity push me forward in the great work—to lift up the unfortunate. The svstera—Complied from "New York Herald," 21.1/06. In Missouri the state governor, a police court judge, and a grand jury investigator, are reforming drunkards by compelling them to sign temperance pledges, backed by the law to compel them to keep them. Men have been liberated from the peniteotiary, polic...
THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 13 September 1906
y THE H0USEHQ1*®- ^ Eggs au Bouillon.—Ptffinto a stew\x=req-\ pan six yelks of eggs and two whites v/Lili six spoonfuls of good stock, nHx all well together, and strain It; butter some smalt mouids. put ^the dlsh\ad servo^ltnlTtlcU gravy poured round. - j "Surpriso" Eggs.—Balce^wo large potatoes in their jackets. When done, cut the top off, scrape half tho potato out and drop into the cavity an egg, pepper and salt. Put a little of the potato back again and seal the top neatly with white of egg. Put back in the oven for five minutes, and when opened at table there will be found delicious poached eggs inside. Chocolate Toffee.—One pound of loa£ sugar, two ounces of butter, three ounces grated chocolate, half a gill of cold water and vanilla essence. Melt the sugar in the water, and bring to a boil. Remove from the fire, and stir in one-fourth of the butter; when dissolved, put the pan on the fire and bring to the boil, and to do this till all the butter is used. When the butter !s al...
WHEN YOU ARE ENGAGED. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 13 September 1906
WHEN YOU ARE ENGAGED. Don't put on silly little airs and ( affectations just because you are .gaged. Don't forget your love? fell in I love with you as,you were. It is you lie loves, so ,be, your i natural self; don't try to charm vany other way. Don't be dissatisfied: if he does Cot give you presents : beautiful as those one of your gi friends receives from lier fiancee.] Whatever he presents you with think only of the" kind thought that prompf ed the -gift, and nothing at all.of it intrinslo. value. Don't-forget to interest yourself in I things that interest him, If you co stitute yourself master.of all Ma time | and actions yojj will be very foo And whatcver-^ou d,o, don't Iigteal to any little tales-About himvfrotn 'out-j sidnr§. There are always *malieioi people who. wia^o thsir feestlo ma! the rift withlntthe lute, and it is quite an act ol:5tf6fatthfulness to listen to ct olnofifalthfi] i whfBperLigs.
HARD ON THE EDITORS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 13 September 1906
HARD ON THE EDITORS. The press regulations within the .Sultan's dominions are, if anything, more cruelly severe than they are in Russia. The things which the tmhajp\x=req-\ py journalist may or may not do may be briefly summarised, and it will be seen that he has as narrow and perilous a line to . walk as that famous bridge by means of which all good" Mahommedans enter Paradise. The health 'of the Sultan and hla, family is a topic which the journalist may dilate upon lovingly to any ex* , tent he wishes. If he falls to do so it is at his peril, and it may mean & so* journ of weeks in gaol. If the- crops are prosperous he may devote a considerable space to a spirited description of their condition,, and receive praise therelor from the an* > thorltles. But if the harvest is poor . The editor -must n6t criticise anything, not even the .Weather, without express permission from, the Minister of Public Instruction.: That. efBdaJ s duty is to decide whether the article in cjuos...
THINGS THAT MAKE ONE POPULAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 13 September 1906
THINGS,,THAT MAKE ONE POPULAR. Firs*:, a good voicc is essential to self-possession as good ideas are essential to fluent -language. The voice should be carefully trained and developed. A full, clear, flexible voice Is one of the surest indications of good breeding. Secondly, one may be witty without being.popular, voluble without being agreeable, a great talker, and yet a Thirdly, be sincere. One who habitually sneers at everything not only renders oneself disagreeable to others, but will soon cease to find pleasure in life. Fourthly, be frank. A frank, open countenance and a clear, cheery laugh are worth a great deal. Fifthly, be amiable. You may hide a vindictive nature under a polite exterior for a time, as a cat masks its sharp claws in velvet fur, but the least provocation brings out one as quickly as the other, and Hl-natured people aro always disliked. Sixthly, be sensible. Society neve* lacks for fools, and what you consider very entertaining nonsense may.aooa be looked upo...
CHAPTER XL. The Betrothal. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 September 1906
CHAPTER XL. The Betrothal. Mrs. Alexander smiled at the young! .over's ardour, while she regarded his 1 landsomo, earnest face with a look almost of affection, "Mr. Hamilton," she smiled, as he I joncludecl, "to be frank' with you, 11 aiust tell you that I have been expect-! .ng a request of this nature from you." Rupert looked a trifle surprised at chis declaration. "A mother's eyes are very sharp," che lady resumed, "and it ffas not required much penetration to see that you were learning to regard my Vlrgie with more than friendly affection; besides, Mr. Knight told me of the conversation that he had with you at San Jose, and warned me of what I might expect when you returned to. New York. And now I will confess to you freely that I was very much opposed to the Idea of having Virgie become the wife of an Englishman-. I had reason for the prejudice, which I will explain to you some other time; and I resolved you two should not meet again if I coutd help it. I did .ielp it, as you k...
DR Inheritance. CHAPTER XXXIX. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 September 1906
C DR Inheritance. By^Mre; G. SHELDON, Authoress of "Two Keys," "Dorothy's Jewels," "Mona, or The Secret of a Royal Mirror," "Imogen's Intrigue," etc. CHAPTER XXXIX. "Virgie Alexander?" repeated Mrs. Pirnnm to herself, as she acknowledged the presentation, and it ataoit seemed as if som^ s^e recalled 1 Oiat taJg-Iorgotten namv and !oo!J^ ' into that delicate, clear-cut face, whi e a vioion from oat of the past suddenly rose to confront her. She saw the tall, slight figure of a beautiful woman, very like this young Ctrl standing straight and proud before her, as, with a face of agony and a voice full of despair, she asserted her own puritv and the child's legitimacy, and hurled back scorn for scorn upon the arrogant woman who repudiated her claim" and tried to crush her with a vile conspiracy. Again she seemed to hear those ringing, prophetic words. "My child is also the lawful child of Sir William Heath, she Is the heiress of Heathdale, and she shall yet occupy the position that righ...
Had a Great Spree on Water. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 September 1906
Had a tireat Spree on Water. There is a member ia the House who has for many rears "been fond of fluid to invigorate. The other day he reauUed to quit—I don't know for how long. On the very day of this resolution, butifiF fore it had time to cool or grow feelrie, he met a friend with whom he had olien eg eut a merry evening, says the Philadelphia Telegraph. . The first proposition nas to go and get a drine. The member—who withal is an original fel\x=req-\ low—said be did not drink, but won *J: go along. They went to a fashionabJi restaurant; the friend ordered wine and the member took water. He managed' to make as merry as his oompauion. More wine was ordered and nv re water, and as the friend warmed uiirior the influence of the active liquor, the member followed ia all the merriment of hi* mood. When the wine-driii. &lt;;r pounded the table wiih his fistn in maudlin energy aud called for m no wine, cursed the waiter and a-ked where his straws were, thren -Otdeie4-^— deviled...
AUCTION REMINDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 September 1906
AUCTION REMINDERS. t Messrs. Mathiejon and Davis: Trafalgar ' stock sales second and fourth Saturday* ia each month. Next sale—September 22. Messrs. Msthieson and Davis. Mo« stock . sales last Wednesday in each-month. Nextsale —September 26. -~-u. Messrs. Jennings and Mclnnss. Trafalgar stock sales first and third Saturdays in each i month. Next sale—October 6. | Messrs. Siccus aud Fatteraon. Yarragon slock sales monthly. Messrs. Adamson. Strettle and Co. Melbourne stock sales as follow—Newmarket, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays; Corporation J Yards, Thursdays and Fridays.
LABOR MARKET REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 September 1906
LABOR MARKET REPORT. Horsley's I>abor Agency, 4.80 Bourke street, Melbourne, reports: — The demand for all classes of labor has been very good during the pa§t week, and the "unemployed" difficulty may now be considered a tale that is told. Agriculturalists requirements are met a.t; increased rates, milkers especially being hard to get, except at extreme wages quoted. The.build\x=req-\ ing trade continues brisk, and good trodesmen are wanted at full rates. We quote ruling wages as follows:— Milkers 17s. 6d. to 22s. Gd.; ploughmen and general station hands 20s.; married couples 25s. to 33s.; male cooks and bakers 25s. per week and keep, carpenters 10s.; bricklayers 11b. plasterers lis.'; plumbers, tinsmiths 8s. 4d. to 10s. per day; sawmill hands and beuchmen 9s. to 10s.; pullers out, bushmen and drivers 7s. to 7s. 6d. ysi- day, bakers, forehands from 45e. to 60s. per week, according to the trade, second hands 35s. to 45s.; improvers, carters 30s. to 35s. per week; pastry cooks 50s....
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 September 1906
M i^be feofterCfrf ]tfess£sj ] A^tiiand Jyy^o.y of Richmond, hasb»eo accepted V fcrthe new Church qMSngland build. It is probable that legal proceedings will be taken, for slander and misre\x=req-\ J)re8entati^n( again8t toco of the most promineat " soealled "reformers' — " Jadkins^nd Woodfull. Soma of their, charges tare been proved to be utterly groundless. If the object of certain . Of the would-be reformers is to gain . notoriety they are certainly succeeding, -J -but their questionable methods and total disregard for iruth is having a bad effect and creating a feeling of . . reaction on the part of the public, who are'b ginning to look with suspicion even on well-meaning, honest Andtruthful reformers. Many a good • cause is injured by the rash and false .statements of agitatora,IJand if a-few " of the;leader* of' this reform crusade were to take aa' extended holiday to some distant land the' prospects of the anti-gambling and drink bills would be very much improved.
DAFFODIL SHOW. AT TRAFALGAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Yarragon, Trafalgar & Moe Settlement News — 20 September 1906
DAFFODIL SHOW. AT TRAFALGAR. > On -fflTfr 10f>1 annual daffodil show in connection with the TMrigw Ohurch of England, .There was ■a .moderate attendance : of spqgJfttcfalTunDg tj^-qfterpooa, but th^ri^berjwrB"graflSy^jpcreased in tb&pvenijjgf still, the attendance was pj no means as large/as it, should, jnave bcien, considering the knagnifi\x=req-\ ,. jcent display of .flower's and fanpy work, .. knd the exC^i«y^rogramme-^)f vocal and musical selections proifiaed by the . management for the pleasli brand en. joytoentif of visitor^'*Probibly this was Sue^ insuffipidnt publicity. The distributre^dCa^iBW^liafidDilla is scarcely ^otfgFTor a matter of this kind. small outlay jth advertising 1 frequency return£&lt;**Cen% times the am$rtmt ra-tbesbSpe of entrance' fees "bftsides affording 'pleasure'to a much larger numbef of people/ Then, too, . ill mus t be remembered that the ladies wno' co to all liie^koiiBle of preparing thtf-^e\#"^eive £M3fe*~etre«(iragement ' f ...