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TOO MUCH FOR HIM. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 March 1915
TOO MUCH FOR HIIM. As a ploughman was about to cycle through a certain village another man on a motor-cycle came.up. "What's the meaning 6' a'"they. notices stuck 'ip outside the toons, nool" queried the ploughman. ''t," T'' replied the motorist, "means you've*got to =pass through the villagei at ten miles an hour." "Ten miles: i' the 'ooir!' ejaculated the ploughman. "It's easy enough for you motor chaps to do that, but- hoo the dickens do they think I can keep, it up- on this boneshaker "
NEWS SUMMARY [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 March 1915
NEWS SUMMARY During February 786 persons in Vic Dour e. fined amounts varying fromn oria 10or failing to have their names on the electoral rolls. lacedro-ambool a new fiLre brigade At lus been completed on. a site ii en tle corporation markets, f or djoinn"ituro of £1000. The build ; eo.;inss training roomls, shower and llg c baths and meentng rooms. lungl ate Pa rliament has been fur her 1rolonged till Tuesday, 13th Ap . February, the imports to lDuring presnted a total value ot ' ri:d g £237111519 in duty, gn7914.t i .mports, £12,729, and duty a113l/2 s for February of last. year. here e 'no exports from Gcelong to •er>en ports last month. ?vers coI?s of articles of more or De ?rtOe dalily being made at the Sva Dock On IiFriday a six-chaum 're .voltv. loaded in every chamn ere t foiundd. and another discovery, ,rich wea hailed with delight, was a thle of brandy. Its contents were Sfirst class quality Tn rlluntederi left Darwin by the ater 'alivuin for enlistumealnt at ",nesvill...
WHY ALLOW LICE ON YOUR HENS? [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 March 1915
WHY ALLOW LICE ON YOUR HENS? (By J. A. Helmrich, Colarado, Agricul tural College.) The estimated offspring from a sin gle pair of lice in eight weeks is 125,000. Lice are insects which inhabit the feathers of the bird.. They have not a piercing mouth, but one that is', used for biting. The louse subsists on the production of the skin and frag ments of feathers. It is not so much what they get as nourishment from the individual that hurts; as the violent itching and paifi they cause, especially if present in large numbers. They also spread as rapidly as they breed. The lice from one individual may spread through the entire flock. Factors which favor their development are poorly ventilated quarters, insuffi cient food and weak stock. 'The bird that looks poor and sickly is the one most likely to be infested. Treatment.-Provide the flock with a dust bath, and apply the following home-made powder:-To one part of crude carbolic acid and three parts of gasoline,, add enough plaster of par...
SOME USEFUL HINTS ABOUT MILKING THE COW. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 March 1915
SOME USEFUL HINTS ABOUT MILKING THE COW. By R. R. Kerr (Dairy Supervisor), in "'Journal" of Agriculture." In the minds of most people, includ ing mnany dairymen, very little thought or attention is given to the milking of a cow. Many of the failures at dairy ing. are due.to a lack of knowledge.of this important subject, and when that is missing, the cows soon feel and show the results. They gradually go dry, and, with poor returns, dairying is branded an unprofitable industry, and the cows as duffers. What constitutes a good milker, or by what method a man can get the utmost from a cow leaving out the question of feed-is a matter too often neglected. I regret to state that the.milking of cows on many dairy farms seems to be a secondary consideration, the apparent object be ing to get the cows out of the yard as soon as possible. Now, while it is necessary that *cows should be milked quickly, they must not -be rushed through.' A large majority of our best cows are of a sensitive natu...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 March 1915
DEATH. FOGART'Y.—On 2nd March, at the residence of Mr Harbour, Yarra Junction, John Fogarty, after a lingering illness; aged 97 years. A colonist of over 50 years. R.I.P. BEREAVEMEINT NOTICE. MRS FRASER and Family, of Mill- grove, Warburton, desire to tender their sincere thanks to their many friends for kind experssions of sym- pathy, telegrams, letters, and floral tributes during their recent sad be- reavement; also to Father O'Grady and Mr McLean, undertaker for &nbsp; &nbsp; their kind and untiring attention.
Lilydale Express. FRIDAY, MARCH 12. 1915. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 12 March 1915
30 FRIDAY, 3IMARCHI 12. 1915. Le. Some bargains are advertised in this issue by D. E. King, Wandin 'North who offers a, piano, all organ &nbsp; etc.. at figures which should at tract, buyers immediately. Entries for the Yarra Glen shouw on 24th March close on 17th inst. T Readers' attention is directed to the advertisement in this issue for fur ther particulars. -, The Country Roads Board invite tenders in this issue for the erec tion of a, reinforced concrete bridge T. over the Yarra, on the Lilydale to ER Healcsville rcad. T'iuders close on 29th March. \- A mild sensation was caused at the Crbydon railway station on Sat uirday crening, when the engine of a goods train carried away the dead end of the shunting line; and ser i iously injured her front quarters. A siugle duck given by Mrs Bax ter, of White Hlorse road. Ring ,.ood. to the Belgiaa Relief Fund. 11 -.as sold by D. G. M['Clelland and as Co. at the Ringkwood market on 3Q Menday last, and realised £2 2s 9d. ), which...
CROYDON. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 19 March 1915
CROYDON. . (From Our Own Corresponident.) SThe 1rules of the . local 1-:gress Ii League provide for quar'terly gen e eral meetings, as, well as monthly Smeetings of the executitve:. At thl quarterly meeting held on Wedncs Slay.y 10th March, the business en , gaging attention was a. proposal to Ssacrifice the 9.5 p.m. dow?t trai.i Sirom Flinders street to Croydon, a.d ? to urge for the substitutiou of tlhe 10.25 p.m., which now .runs -only to Ringwood. However, the meet ~ing was very divided on this prq. r ject, and doubtless the 9.5, which has now become an establisl:ed con venient train, will continue -to, run. and we hope that, with better timer ;ahead, we shall have the other train as well. T.'l'e Ielgian appeal Ihas gril;pe . the hoearis of many iti Croydon. and quilte an interest was taknc 'in the diffeirent. proposals brought forward to promote the success of- this ef fort to help the suffering folk iwho iave suffered si much. It is hop a tlul. £100" will be ra.sol dnr:ng ith ...
METHODIST EMPIRE FAIR. OVER £40 REALISED. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 19 March 1915
METHODIST EMPIRE FAIR. s -4--- OVER £40 REALISED. An Empire Fair, promoted in aid of the Methodist Church funds, wlas held in the Athenaeum Hall, Lily dale. on Friday and Saturday last, and was most successful.. The hall leas effectively decorated. and the different stalls were tastefully ar ranged, the predominating draping being patriotic colors and flags. There was a large, and varied se- 1 lection of goods of all descriptions ( exhibited for sale. and good busi- t ne'ss was done on both days. Cr Jas. Rouget, 3M.L.A., orened the fair on Fiida.y afternoon, and hoped it, I ýWould be a. great. success, and so repay the efforts of the ladies. .who had worked hard for some months, and were deserving of reward. I On both evenings first-class musi- i cal and elocutionary itenis were con tributed by visiting and local ar tists. and were much appreciated. A number of competitions were also provided, such as shooting, na.il driving. etc., and these were well patronised. The stalls were pre...
RINGWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 19 March 1915
RINGWOOD. . (From Our Own Correspondent.) The anniversary services in con, nrclin with .tl:e M1ethod:st Church were held on Sunday last. t.he church being crowded at all three services. The Rev. D. J. Flock art, preached in the morning, and delivered an inspiring discourse. In the afternoon the Rev. G. If. Cole g'ave an address entitled "Life--i Triumph or a Tragedy,' and in the evening the stune preacher based a, stirring appeal on the text. "God a Rltvelatiim. not a Liscovery.O The soloists in the afternoon were. Mr A. O. Nicholson and Mrs F. Scho fihl,. The proceedings were fur tier cml inued on Wednesday in the Mechanics' ]hall, when 1Rev. G. I1. C: le delivered an inter. sting ac rcunt, of his "Travels in the Old Land in the time of the War."' The singing of the .cholir was a feature of the evening. A niceting of oldies convened by lMr.? Crease was held in the Mech nn:..1 11.11 rn W-dne day atfternoon last. to fornmltate ways nnd means of :s.-isdi:.g the Eel Rian Relief Fund It...
RINGWOOD MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 19 March 1915
RINGWOOD MARKET. D. G. '3Clcll.nd and Co. report: -There was a very heavy varding of all classes. very few cattle be ing passed out unsold. Milker;. mostly cows that had been hiilking some time. from £3 to £5 5s; sp:ingers, £:3 12s 6d to £9 5s; back \xiard do.. to £6; store cows, £ 10s to £3 5s; poddlies, to 25s; bulls, light-weights, £3 17s Gd to £5 12s Gd; for fat cattle competition w19 very keen. all cattle showing quality meeting with a ready sale at high prices; .a pen of 10 fat bullocks made £12 3s per head; fat cows. Lb. £9 5s. £9 17s, to £11 5s; lighter vpeights, £5 10s to £7 10s; fat hecifers, good quality, £7 lls to £10 Is; lighter sorts. £5 to £6 5st choppers, £2 10s to £4 15s; veal el's. Ss to £3 10s; smaller lao?tri Pigs.-Porkers, 27s to 39s; suckers, Gs (;d to 14s. Fat lambs, 9s 9d to 18s. Fowls. cock'rels, 4s 2d to Gs pair; hens, 2s Gd to Is; geese, 5s t1 Gs; pullets, to 4s. Outside A line of 10 springers at a satis factory igure. Draught horses, to £23. Also a line o...
GENERAL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 19 March 1915
GENEIIAL COMMIITT'EE. A meeting .was held on Saturdir evening last, and was well attend. ed. It :was decided to ask the Lilvdale Hunt Club ft assist I, providing some items on the splcrt programme. Sub-committees wre formed for the balance of tI.epprt prcgrcammn. fr the arrangement n( and car, .ng u. a flo:al decordt r, and ftnyv. e,'stuLIe procession. ('r M'Ghce d'llla'cl £? as ;t first prizm and Mir 31. Clements 20 logs (4;) for a wood chop. It was decidet to invite Madame 3IelbaL t, attreý~ and open the sports. ,and to kindhr consent to auction the goods tlh t have belti l,romnis:d. It wa- e l,, decided that in the vent ,,f th: 17th cf Alril (Saturday) nt e]as1. ing with any e ther local e'ekt the sl,'rts. ct.. be held on it htt day The q: e.ti ii of Iihvinig ;L lubl c'n. bz'oth o:± the ground vwas digsa -d at sonu,: length, and it w:, lilLhll decided, t , call a combined u ,i. ing of the -ltdies who wer- lr-.Sttc -at the pul,lc meeting on thie. lth inst.. :nud the sports committ...
SCIENCE IN ANIMAL BREEDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 19 March 1915
SCIENCE IN ANIMAL BREEDING. (By Frank A. Hayes, in "Hoard's Dairyman.") In the days of our forefathers, stock breeding was not a science, but was carried on without any knowledge of the great scientific principles that un derlio this great field of activity. The success of the early breeders, cannot but be regarded as remarkable when we consider the great handicap under which they worked. Animal breeding is not only a science but an art as well. In other words, in order to be successf l, a breeder must possess cer tain natural gifts that not all man kind possess, and he must be a student. It is only during the present century that mankind has begun to acquire accurate knowledge of the operation of some of the laws of animal breeding. Since the discovery of 1900 of Mendel's irork in crossing plants, the science of genetics has made rapid strides, and. evidences of the true behaviour of ani mal chairacters are beginning to accu mulate. Any facts bearing upon this important subject tha...
FOR THE BELGIANS. LILYDALE RESIDENTS TAKE ACTION. SPORTS AND SYSTEMATIC COLLECTIONS ARRANGED. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 19 March 1915
FOR THE BELGIANS. LILYDALE RESIDENTS TAKE ACTION. SPORTS AND - SYSTEMATIC COL , LECTIONS& ARRANGED. In response to the public meet iig called by the Shire President, as the result of a requisition ad vertised in last, week's "Express." there was a large and enthusiastic attendance of ladies and gentlemen at 'the Shiie Chambers, Lilydale, on Thursday evening last. Pending -the arrival. of the. Shire President. Cr Hughes was voted to the chair, and explained lucidly the object of the meeting and the de serving cause they had met to con sider. There was dire distress in Belgium; and help. was urgently rr quired. I - It was resolved, on the motion of Messrs P'Ghee iEnd Janson, that 3Mr A. Stallworthy be appointed see retarvy to the movement. Cr Wallace. shire president. ar-. rived, and expressed his pleasure at having received the requisition to call a public meeting to consider the best. means of helfing the Be! gian Fund. He trusted that snime thing would be clone worthy or th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 19 March 1915
Stone Jars Only. Straw Color from Age, O SGIN PURE -AND VERY WHOLESOME. DISTILLERY .STABLISHED OVER 335 TFARS. Pure French Grape * BRA NDY Cognac The Original House of rt STEWART, Edinburgh S[RKEWARTFounded 1779. - c. c~- -se I · - - FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE 1. Cultivate and perfect your ideas. Experiment. The world is eager- for something new, which, however simple it may be, will save labor, or expense, or do things better. Let it be more convenient, or promote pleasure-reduce waste. People who Landle things in every day use are the natural inventors of better things, and the natural capitaliste of to-morrow. Read the splendid advice that Edison gives. Learn the procedure as to pa tenting in the chief countries,-then secure your own legal monopoly for your rights by becoming a patentee. 2. If that workman or foreman, or your ingenious frtend has produced a clever invention nut hbim on the track of famous and wealthy inventors. Mr. F. Townsend, an editor, says of the "'nventors' Guid...
BOWLS. LILYDALE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 19 March 1915
BOWLS. LILYDALE CLUB. (By "Jack-High.'" CGrat interest has been thk'en? this last week- (quite a large audience at, times) in the play of the semi finals and finals in the Lilydale dale club's tournaments. In the seri-finals for Dr Short's trophy, for first and second place players: A. 1I. Wilson beat Guthrie, anid Gil son beat. Lowe. which leaves Wil son and Gilson to play off for the final. All the other linals have bcen played. A. E. Wilson b:at J. Menzies for the Championship of the club, and wins the trophy prescntc:l by the club.. Stallworthy and Middleton beat Duncan and 'ettit. and therefore win the Pairs Handicap IT oplhy given by t':e Pre sidcnt. C. J. Mitchell, Esq. Morton beat Mlatthews in the final for the W\ilson-Wa tt Handicap Trophy. The Rink Tournament Trophy given by Mrs C. J. Mitchell .was won by Phillips, Morton, Morey, and Clenm cuts; six rinks competed. tlree hb- I ing. from Ilealesvillc. .it is very satisfactorv that all the competi ti nus have been completed ...
OUR LETTER BOX [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 19 March 1915
OUR LETTER BOX -4- Without necessarily indorsing the opinions of our correspondents, we shall be glad to insert communi cations bearing on topics of public interest, which may be intelligent ly and briefly expressed and free from personalities, on cndition of receiving the writer's real name,. not necessarily for publieation, but as a guarantee of good faith..
Lilydale Express. FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 19 March 1915
FRIDAY. MARCH 19, 1915. In the Rechabite Hall. Lilydafi. on 20th lMarch. a lantern lecture. "Pictures of Palestine." w:li b" given in aid of the Presbyterian Sabbath school. A euchre part-y will be held amongst memil;ers of the Lilydals Literary and Social Club on Sat iuday evening next. each member being entitled to bring two ladies. A meeting of the Lilydale Pro gress Association will be held at the Lil;rary. Athenaeum Hall. on Mocnday evening next. as- per ad 'ertisemnent. when important busi ness is to be transacted. Nc\w Insolvent.-Ja.mes March 'oank. of Healesville. saw miller. Causes of insolvenuc: Trade losses. Dressure of creditors. bush fires. a1nd losses due to bad weather. Liabil ities. £1970 12s; assets. £2250; surplus, £270 8s. Mr Cleveland. as signee. The Country Roads Board has accepted the tender of T. 3'lDon aid. at £2841. 13s Gd. for metal ling 21'Killop's. Cottingham's. Stor er's. and Henderson's deviations on the Monbulk road. and also por tions of- existing roa...
AN OMISSION. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 19 March 1915
AN OMISSION. (To the Editor.) Sir.-In fairness to the gentle maln who was responsible for t?le success of the function lately held. ,.t, Wonga Park, for the purpose of farewelling the three young men who have been patriotic enough to offer their services for their coun try I would like to draw your a.tclltiolL to the fact that your cor rcspondeult omitted to mention the nanuc of Mr H. N., Bead in .the rcport of the proceedings. 'This gcntlt?mnaJ was untiring inr his ef forts. and there is no doubt that. the success of the evening was part lv due to his unceasing energy irn catrying out the *secretarial duties. -Yours. etc.. CREDI' WH?ERE CREDIT IS DUE.
THANKS! (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 19 March 1915
(To .ho Editor.) Eir.-Being a contractor, I In-oticle payments to me from the Lilydale shire on forms printed by nMelb ournce lirms. and also receipts for rates. purcly the local printer, pay ing wages antd keeping a useful con~ cern going, should, especially in thcse bad times. get all possible a shire can put -his way.- Those long council reports I see in the "Exslress' are nut set up and paid for by the big Melbourne concerns; and even supposing they can do the printing a bit better-as they ought to with their big turnover and larger plant-ratepaycrs would sooner have their receipts, etc., oD the l:ca:l article. It is a bad pol icy i.o send out of the district for anyllhilng that can be done locally, and the printer desarves every pcemn'oth of support. possible.--Yours, etc.. CONTRACTOR. [Thanks for remarks. *A word in season-how good it is! We do all the work for the Upper Yarra shire and other bodies, and give satisfaction. Unless it is to pun ish us for a. mistake on the part ...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XLIII. FRIENDS! [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 19 March 1915
- - THE - MASTER PASSION. (By Lillian Ellerton). - CORAPTER XLIII. FRIENDS! - The blinds were drawn down in No. Jermyn street, but golden rays. fl tered through every chink, and played hereon a glass vase, there on the jewel studded handle of a Turkish pilie, as-.if eager to announce its presence to Cap tain Val Beresford, whenever he chose to take the trouble to open his eyes. With a sigh he awoke, and looked round the room, staring longest at' a fair head which appeared over the back of an armchair, as if he. could not imagine whose it was. The hair was just the same color as SDeverel's, the man whom he had quar relled with; but it was not likely that he would be in the same room with him, when they had not spoken to each ,ther-was it foi weeks or years? How long had he been lying there? It was not his own room, for there were lots of things lying about which had never belonged to him. He was in Lon don, of that he felt quite certain, for there was no freshness in the air which ca...