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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
rjiE PEOPLE'S CASH STORE STATION STREET, SEYMOUR. H. RJSSELL,1 IHAS JUST RHCEIVSD A LARGE CONSIGNMENT of GLASSWAWRE, and is SLAUGHTERING the PRICES of EVERY LINE for the XMAS SEASON. Here are a Few of the Prices: CoTcred Butter Basins. Sd each 9ign. Glaes Fruit Stands; is 2d Do SuEr do, with h Iandles l0d Sin. Bandied Sweets, Sd 4in. Glass Dishesi3rt' Celery.Bowls. 10d 6 *o. do 5d Sin. Comports, Is Tin; do Sd 91n. do Is 6d g do 1 11. d 2sd Gl Cream Jugs`, 6d .Peppe' said Salt .Shakers, Ce1(el sl tin. 01aes Bowl, with Cover, Is 3d ` Topsd s sij. do do Is Sd 6ln. Glass Preserve Dishes, 6d each hE-se are aJl very Nice Designs. Don't miss' the oportuniiy t'hat will never occur again. I ALLT T, (TlE P. .R. HAUGHI). General Storekeeper, Ironmonger, Timber Merchant, Produce Merchant. Grocery, Crockery, Chaff, Bran, Pollaid, &c., &c. White Lead, Oils. Paints, Wall Papers, Spouting, Ridging, Down Pipes. Best, Brands, Best Quality, Cheapest Prices. A TRIAL SOLICITED. SATISFACT...
Daniel O'Connell. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
Daniel O'ConnelL The following address on the Life and Work of Daniel O'Con iell, the Irish Liberator," was deli *ered by Mr J. Dyvyer at the meet ag of the H.A.C.B.S., Seymour, at he last meeting of the branch : The most prominent figure in rish history some seventy years go was Daniel O'Connell. As we ,ok back upon that period we see is great form flung upon the Irish ky like that of some Titan tower 3g above the heads of men. In reland he was fondly styled, the Liberator"; in England he was nown as the "Irish agitator"; and a Rome his memory his held in enediction as "Champion of the lhurch." No man can be named 'ho at any time in Irish affairs at lined to such popularity' as that thich was O'Connell's in l844,when e was at the zenith of his power. ~ike other master characters in his ry he carved out his own career, nd attained to eminence by virtue f his own strong will and com landing genius. He inherited no irdly title; he succeeded > no territorial influence. le belonged.t...
Avenel. Valedictory to Mr Gibson. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
Avenel. Valedictory to Mr Gibson, When it became known about a fortnight ago that Mr John Gibson, the popular station master here, had received instructions from his department to be in readiness for removal to Gordon railway station, a murmur of disapproval was ex pressed on all sides at, the thought of losing such an efficient and painstaking officer. However, the removal means well deserved pro mofion, which will compensate in some measure the loss fdlt by the townspeople. On thenews becom ing general a meeting was held to consider the most appropriate man ner of recognising the stirling worth of Mr Gibson. A committee was formed, and two collectors ap pointed (Messrs A. McLennon and D. Arkell), with the result that a smoke night and presentation was decided upon. This function duly eventuated on Wednesday evening last, in the Oddfellow's hall. About sixty gentlemen sat down to a well set table, provided by Mr J. Doher ty, of the Harvest Home Hotel. The chair was taken by Mr P. K...
THE DRYING UP OF COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
THE DRYING UP OF COWS. An American authority contends that the drying up of cows is oeasier and lass dangerous than is usually sup posed. He writes:--;"To milk a per sistent milker only once a day is a sure way to keep her milking. The only way to dry off a cow is to stop milking her, and at the same time cut off her feed aid change her surroundings; both always check the milk flow.- Keep tile bowelS loose, and after a few days milk her out clean. It will not be long before she is dry. Then watch for an accumulation of rthin milk in the ud der; as soon as this disappears begin to. feed the cow in order to build her up, that she may have- material to grow her unborn calf, and store up ma terial to draw frorp after she freshens to supply the drain on her system made by the milk pail. It has been carefully worked out trhat it will re quire as much feed for a cow to grow her calf as it will to produce 1000 lb of milk-that is, l 6000 lb cow needs one-sixth as much feed to develop her can...
HOW TO PIT POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
HOW TO PIT POTATOES. Do not leave them too long in the ground, or they may start a seoond growth; on the other hand, see that they are quite ripe befote digging. The besat way to store them is by pitting. Spread a quantity of dry straw along the ground, two feet wide by whatever length may be necessary for the quan tity you have. Heap the tubers up on this triangular wise; cover com pletely with andther liyer of straw, then with clay or eafrth. - Never re move the covering until you are ready to use the potatoes. Start at one end and withdraw the daily. or weekly supply, covering the end up immediate ly you are finished. In this way you will not disturb'the whole pit but will gradually lessen it until all the tubers have been extracted.. Then you can dig the straw into the soil. -
MATURING CHEESE BY ELECTRICITY. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
MATURING CHEESE BY. ELECTRICITY. As industrial electrician at Rotter daan is reported to having discovered a method of giving age t. cheese by maans of electricity. After a long series of experiments, l oh found that he could take an absolutely fresh oehese and give it all tho consistency, taste, and appearance of a finoe cheese that had been stored away and carejnfully aged for two vears. Hle takes a fresh cheese and subjects it to as alternating current. At the end of twesty-four hours of constant al5atariiig electrical currents through tlits cheese it possesses all the proper ties of a fine too-year-o!d cheese. This has niaturally aroused great in terest in Holland, where checse-miakiang is oni of tie big industries. It Is said the elcstricaiian claims he can do many other things with cheese by meatis of electriocty, including an ap plarats that till eatable the mannufac turer to so graduate and direct elec trical action of this nature ts to give tleese ntay taste desired and any...
JOBS FOR STORMY DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
JOBS FOR STORMY DAYS. I have come to the'obnclusion that overy farmer should have a workshop of his own. A small building, 10 by 12 feet, in which he can keep a fire if necessary in winter, will answer the purpose. Here he cai n go and do a great deal of work that will savd time and money for him. He cain furnish it will tools and benches to suit, and a small kit of blacksmith tools would not be amiss. He can soon learn to do work in wood and iron and nave himself worry and time and money in the busy season. There will be por tions of the machinery that will need repair, harness will have to be mend ed, an article made for use about the. farm or for the home. I know farm ers who have taken up the work them selves and have made many uiseful ar tioles for the home as well as for the farm In such a place a man can con struct his own sled and iron it. He ,an build troughs for grain, emall carts for carrying grain about the feed lot, eto. I know a man who has made a. kitchen cabinet for ...
GREEN MAIZE FOR MILKING CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
GREEN MAIZE FOR MILKING - CATTLE. Green maize, if fed to milking cows beforo it shows the tassel, will do no injury, but it must be remembered thac me greatest amount of nutriment is 2ontaied in maize when the cob is burning from the milky into the-glaz ,ng stage. This, however, does not ap ply to any of the Sorghum family, such ss Sorghum Sac~charatus, Planter's ?riend, and Amber Can'. These must an no account be fed to cattle unless in the flowering stage, or unless h.1. have been allowed to wilt, that is to say, Amber Cane cut in the morning aan be fed in the evening or if cut In bheo evenihg cane be fed the following morning wzthout any danger to the stock. -
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. The Derbyshire Gritstone sheep is much. bigger in frame than the ordin ary hill black-faced race which is found farther north. It is reputed to be one of tile oldest in the British Isles, and although documentary evidence is not Os yiet forthcoming to prove this claiti, tradition suggests- thit from timno immemorial this sheep has existed where it is found to-day. The Dartmoor sheep is another of the numerous ovino tribes to which English farming owes much. Such a thing as a general purpose breed of sheep is an imipossibility, and it is to the iative races that farmers owe much of their prosperity, for they ad apt themselves withl a minimum loss to conditions to which other breeds are alien, One of tile best known herbs in or diniry pasture land is the dandelion, which is very partial to dry and sandy meadows. When the fruiting stage of this herb is reached, the scales which protect that portion of the plans bend back and allow the wind to spread the seed far and...
MILK AND BEEF TYPE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
MILK AND BEEF TYPE. A feature of the recent International Live Stock Show at Chicago, which de ocrees ioren than passing interest, was the nilkiog Shorthorn cow class (says 'The Farmrors' Review'"). Fourteen aged catrons .comntpetcd in thC milking test conducted by this breed associa tion, and the resoults' offer somen strong arguments for the dual-purpose eenthit siasts. Thrtey also hold some good les sons for the sipetial purpose chiatmpions. The coors were sthjected to a two-day nilking test, w ieh counted iftty points in the tmahitig of thC tiward. Beef orat couotted the, sane nutber of ipoilts and to coon was eligible when she gtrv'e. at best, 30 lb. .of tmilk per nay. Tire tirst prize cow muilked testeol 97.4 lb. in tlod days, a' record which titan- so 'tlled dairy anriruals fail to reach. The bhet miilker gase 104.4 lb. of trmil, or an arernoge of 52.2 lb. per day. This roei seoreol low on beef form, andt there fore only dren- fourth place in the cott test. The other lsrize-w...
BEETROOT LEAVES AS FODDER. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
BEETROOT LEAVES AS FODDER. . The process of drying the loaves of the sugar beet crop is being 'gradually evolved in Germany on practlcal lines, and it is estimated that when the pro oas becomes general it will represent an economy of something liko £8,000,000 at present expended on other feeding stuffs.: According to experts, the value of the dried leaves is £3 to £3/10] a ton, without taking into consideration the residual value of manure. As a fod der the dried leavevs are eaten readily. by cattle, and are quite free from the drawbaoks arising freom the consump tion of large quantities of the leaves in a fresh state.
GYROSCOPE MOTOR-CAR. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
GYROSCOPE MOTOR-CAR. A motortcur with a full-size body, butt onlt teo wheels, has been constructeul qra pirTitngitam lirmn from the designs of Dr. . Schilowsky, anid has, it is unde roood. proeti satisfaetory in pre lieinsr' trials on the road. Tho two ohuets ire ptacted in hone tin in an ordi usrs bicycle, ain the maueliine is kept upright it mtaits of a gyroascopic device tontrolleit bt tuo pendulumos, which. whet th ar ttinc es to onte side or the other frost the perpendicular, brinigs the gyroscote into atction to oppose the tendency It Ocrtur nitimig. The iniventor clains thin a sonto-track tiotor-car rut ingu tnder ntrosCopei control can attaiti a giteit slicI with a tituch less powCr tul etigitne, ant with a lighter frame and bod thInt wotuld bh needed for * four-wslteled car of the sante rating; that as ii retqiiires only a very ticirrow path it is 1:tI icularly ad:mptcth for us i in new nII utltti eshoped countries; that I the sitoothntes of riuttiittg is grcatly increased;...
AMERICAN MEAT FAMINE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
AMERICAN MEAT FAMINE. In regard to the possibility of a meat famine mn the United StAtes, the Gov ernment have.issued a special bullotin to tile farmers of tile country. It says --'"The high cost of meat is a sarious reality, and it is now obvious that the rise in prices in recent .years is the natural result of an actual shortage in produotion. Tile condition is refleoted n the per capita consumption of meat in the United States, which is estimat ed to have fallen off 101b in four years or from 162 lb in 1909 to 152 lb in tihe fiscal year 1913. It is evident that tile country is facing an era of short production of meat, and that some constructive means must be ad opted if the American appetite for this calss of food is to be supplied ". The bulletin points out that in the last six years the number of beef cattlhin thre country has apparently fallen off 30 per cent., while the population has in oreased.
STRENGTH OF EGG-SHELLS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
STRENGTH OF EGG-SHELLS. Most people are aware of the power of egg-shells to resist external pressure on the ends, but. not mnany would credit the results of tests recently made. Eight ordinary hen's eggs were submitted to pressure aiipslied externally all over the surfaee of the shell, and the breaking pressures varied between 400 lb. and 575 lb. per square inch. With the stresses apuplied internally to 12 ,eggs, these gave way to pressure varying be tween 52 lb. and 6-5 lb. per square inch. The eressure required to crush eggs eggs varied between 40 lb. and 75 lb. The average thickness of the shells was 13-1000 in.
SCOTCHED. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
S .SCOTCHED. '(By P: A. FOWLER.) We met suddenly at the garden gate. "Hello, Jerry l" said ltbRowena, "what a frightful hurry you're in i" l'drew her into the shadow of the wall. She had been treating me very flippantly for some time, and I felt that now was the opportunity to show her the danger of playing fast and loose with such a capture as myself. L'Hush!" I whispered warningly. "Are wa alone?" Rowena shaded her eyes and peered anxiously up and down the path. "It's all right," she said, with a sigi of relief. "1'hero's no one about ex cept McGregor, and he won't split." I looked doubtfuilly at the little A 6 erdeen terrier in cliharge of her. - "I don't know," I said, "I can't help thiiking you place too much confidence in McGregor. I mistrust him. To me he has all the.appearance of a tale bearer." "Copyright in thile U.S.A. I" ihe murmured admiringly. "But what's the mystery, Jerry?" "You must promise not -o screoam, Rowena. Now, look at me very eu-se ly. -Do you. see . anythi...
POISON BOTTLE ALARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
POISON BOTTLE ALARMS. Nusmberless lives have been lost or endangered by the careless one who picks up a bottle from his msedicise chest in the dark. This is being con stantly done, and measures should be take to prevent it. It has been sug gested that poisonous tablets be given a peculiar shape, different from tkie or dinary tablets. Another suggestion is that the bottle be provided with a numbcr of needle points [Okqtx-ziflff stopper fromts which a number of needle points project so that the stopper can not be removed in the dark without prickiag the lingers. Still another sug gestion is to provide the bottle with hells that will sound a warnhing when it is picked up. If some or all of thtase aeihods were adopted, no doubt they sould prevent many. deaths and msuch suffering, for the use of poisons scens to be daily increasing, and thus* also the liability to accidents.
The Trial. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 3 July 1914
Tile "rial. BT TUTCHEWOP ohn .Hig'gins was called before the bar (Not the bar he liked to breast) For deeds of omission, near and far in Seymour east and west. Cr. Ward said, " Higgins, my man I will ask you a question or two, And give you a chance to deny, if you can, If my statements are false or true. met you down in the street one day I told you to pound a cow and a calf: You turned on your heel, skedaddled away, And then you started to laugh. When I told you about some thistle, t Mangalor, That were gr>'.i,., along a drail, ' You simply stamsned your foot e?i , .. There were m 'vr ;0i schoolihoh'is, ,j I told .ou to in:1' :,ct the i.uttev ,o.1 In every part of the town, Get rid of the ;;.ar ar:d the wort ih;: stinks On that land belonging to Brown. And to catch the dog that was running about, Biting all the kids'in the' street, And to give up that habit you have to shout For every person you meet. The ladies say you are offensive When your duties you have to discharge Your c...