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SEED WHEAT FOR FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 October 1914
SEED WHEAT FOR FARMERS. Consideration is being given by mem bers of the Cabinet to a suggestion made in Parliament that the Government should purchase sufficient wheat for seed next season, and sell it to the farmers at cost price. For several reasons, it is not thought advisable to act liur-. riedly. Mr. W. Hutchinson remarked that the Foodstuffs Commission Bill, passed by Parliament,, would enable accurate statistics to be obtained re garding supplies available. The rough estimate of Mr. A. M. Laughton, Gov ernment Statist, was that 900,000 bush els were held by farmers. It might turn out that farmers had a sufficient quan tity for what was required for seed. For the Government to rush into the market now might further inflate prices. The matter would be kept in mind, but the State did decide to purchase lator on, he did not think it would have to pay a higher rate than was now quoted. The total stock of wheat in Victoria on 30th June was 8,002,311 bushels, and that of flour equiv...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXI. TRYING FOR CONSOLATION STAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 October 1914
-——the-—— master passion. CHAPTER XXI. TRYING FOR CONSOLATION STAKES. Oiij Deverel, in spite of his resolution to forget, returned from the Rocky Mountains more madly in love than ever. Wherever he went the face ol Ida Hamilton pursued him with its large beseecning ©yes, and when ho came back to and it looking down on him from the canvas ol .Raymond Du val, and ah tile gossips ol Ins club seemed to make it a peg on to which to hang their vilest stories, then he knew tne utmost bitterness ol hie, and tried to harden nimseli into stone mat he might ieel no more. There ia no use in trying to mend a shat tered idol. All tne cement m the world won't give it buck its former sacred claims lor worsiiip. Once fal len from its high estate, no matter what becomes ol it, throw the frag ments on the dust-heap, and pernaps its pedestal will do for another". rhat other wus waiting to be chosen with ail the iierce impatience of a love that is not certain 01 return, and Cis Deverel, though, less con...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 October 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER (JTrwa eux Special Cyriwpaadmt) One of the most annoying sources of loss is that caused by pilfering of goods entrusted to the liailway Department for transit. The Department does all possible to detect and weed out the per petrators, and had a brace of them be fore Judge Bagleston the other day. The judge took the right view of a class of crimes the number of which he de scribed as awful, and calling for rigor ous puuishment. He said there must bo a gang of thieves of the most des perate description operating on-the rail ways. They had to a large extent battled -the oilicers employed in Bheet-. ing. home the thefts. Tne last time that ho presided in that court a railway servant was proved to have had £70 worth of stolen goods in his possession. The judge who adjudicated at the next sittings of the Court had boon ever more severe than he had been in regard to his punishment for this class of olfence. At the present sittings of the Court no fewer than eight charges a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 October 1914
GREAT JEWELLERY SALE. * In order to cope with otir large business we have decided to re model our premises. The builders will step in shortly. We must therefore turn the stock over. :fin niyr MONTH flN V Special Reductions In lit UhL IVIU 111 U lLI Jewellery and Watches. 3s in the £ off marked prices. 3s in the £ off marked prices. Out Electro Plated Ware must go regardless of what it cost us at 20 to 25 per cent, off marked prices. Do not miss this opportunity. sal THE BEEHIVE WATCH COMPANY, 306 HARGREAVES STREET : BEND1GO. Phone 37S. C. J. KIRKBY, Manager. lllliiliiiiiilllllllllllllMlllllliiiiiiiniii Hearne's Bronchitis Cure Those who have taken this medicine are amazed at its splendid healing power. Sufferers from Bronchitis, Cough, Croup, Asthma, Hoarseness, Difficulty of Breathing, Pain or Soreness in the cheSt. experience delightful and rapid relief, and to those who are subject to G->ids on the Chest it is invaluable, as it effects a complete cure. It is most comforting in...
"THE TEETH OF THE HORSE AND ITS AGE." [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 October 1914
"THE TEETH OF THE HORSE AND ITS AUE." "Though it is quitu common to meet men who profess to bo able to tell accurately the ago of horses up to a lato period of life, nevertheless it is safe lor any person ordinarily not to claim to bo able to read a horse's ago with accuracy after the animal has passed eight years or so." • Such is a portion of the introduc tory of a Fanners' Bulletin No. 87, which has just been issued under the compilation of Mr. S. T. D. Symons, M.It.C. V.S. This booklet, which is profusely il lustrated, is intended to show the con dition and growth of the teeth of a horse from birth to twelve years old. The appearance of the teeth, in rela tion to the ago, is briefly set out, a portion of which is as follows: — "At birth, as a general rule, none of the teeth are through, but in about a week tho four central milk incisors arc cut, and tho first, second and third temporary molars also appear. The upper incisors are generally cut a few hours before tho lower. "At fo...
HIS WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 October 1914
(By Stephen French Whitman.) He was a shabby little middle-aged man—one of that innumerable host whose dull, irresolute faces ami lax, lethargic bodies pathetically publish them as failures. Ami the unkempfc ness of his rusty grey hair, the diugi ness of his coarse skin, the uueleannuHS of his blunt linger tips, the ^tains on his threadbare coat lapels and tho grimy glaze on his linen all were symp toms expressing poignantly his apathe tic acquaintance in.that destiny. In that struggle for which hate had prepared him lp miud .and spirit so inefficiently he had been,long since well beaten into a pattern for submission antl drudgery. JS'ow, at least, he was irrevocably a poor machine none too accurato even "tor small performances,; doing, whatever task was set for him by those who, because they wore everything that ho was not, controlled his mean and trilling fortunes. AIL day long he worked in a big; room full &lt; of desks and active young, men, where the clerical business o...
CORNSACKS FOR HARVEST. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 October 1914
CORNSACKS FOR HARVEST. lu reply to a question of Mr. Kcast in the Assembly, the Minister for Agri culture made a statement as to the stock of cornsacks in the State. Bags imported into Victoria from overseas only for the calendar year:— 1911. 1912. 1913. Dozons. Dozons. Dozons. Corn sacks 970,063 257,214 1,126,370 Chaff and bran bags 300,050 571,060 416,165 Victorian wheat production:— ' 1911-12. 1912-13. 1013-14. Bushels. Bushels. Bushels. Bushols 20,871,877 26,223,104 32,936,245 Bags . . 6,963,954 8,741,035 10,978,748 Prom, this it will be seen that the im portations for 1913 wore heavy, and after providing for the season 1913-14 requirements, thorc should still have been a large surplus available, but, of course, insufficient for this yeaT's re quirements. Ono steamship with a cargo of jute goods had to put back to Calcutta on ac count of a collision. Four shipments will have loft Calcutta by the 20th. inst. It was understood that the orders on the water wore ample to meet the sa...
DUCKS IN AN ORCHARD. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 October 1914
DUCKS IN AN ORCHARD. A contributor to the Auckland "Herald" states;—I wish to impress the value of ducks on the orchardist. They are of far greater value to him than hens, as they do not fly. into the trees or scratch. An acre of orchards, with 50 to 100 ducks running therein, should do wonderfully well, and would require little manuring or cultivation. The ducks in tho spring and summer months would get away with a lot of the insect pests. Many a time I have watched the ducks chasing after tho little brown insects just about dusk ;n the spring. I have kept ducks in my orchard for several years, and know what I am talking about. My trees are wonderfully clear of pests and show wonderful crops of fine fruit each sea son. 1 am at the present time shifting to a new orchard gnd poultry farm, and f only wish 1 could show the read era of these lines what f consider the ideal way of keeping ducks penned up and on free range. The position I have chosen lies facing tho north-east, and shelto...
SIX MONTHS' GRACE ALLOWED. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 October 1914
SIX MONTHS' GRACE ALLOWED.. The commissioner jhas been ad vised that certain canvassers of in surance companies, in their eager ness to promote business, are making incorrect statements in respect of the Workers' Compensa tion Act. Mr Holmes states that it would not be compulsory for employers to effect insurance poli cies until six months after the date of the operation of the act. Some representatives of insurance com panies, in their endeavor to secure business, were deliberately misrep resenting the position by stating that insurance was compulsory from the date when the act became operative.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 October 1914
C'OMXS ON" THIS CHKST. 44 My little suu a great snlVerer from bad coM-i On (lie cheat," wys-Mr Gronovv, Station-ntreet, Seymour, Vie. 41 At times he was t>u had he would he just choiung for hreath, and nothing I tried for him seemed to give him lelief. I w:t.» reeoinmnuded to try Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, and in one night I noticed ho iumrovcmerit. Novr I give it to him as soon as 1 see any signs - of a cold and he is soon alright again. X would not !*» without a bottle of Chamber lain's Cough Remedy in iny home," For sile ail storoH, Uoort, Quaanbafcook
BOORT By. BARRAPOORT. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 October 1914
BOORT B y. BARRAPOORT. Smart and Cracknel) beat Dunstan and Loader, G—1, 6—0. A: and C E. Andrews beat W, Smith an&lt;3 Howie, 6—4, G—0. Wilcox and Kirkham beat Kane and Foster, G—1, G—3 Mrs Weibye and Mrs Day beat Misses D. apd Af. M alone, G 2, G -0. Miss Morrison and Mrs R. Wingfieki brat Misses Pryot and Dunstan, 6-0, 6-1. Boort B—10 sets 60 games. 1'arrapoort—12 games.
THE STATE SCHOOLS. HOW WAR FUNDS MAY BE ADDED TO. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 October 1914
THE STATE SCHOOLS. HOW WAR; FUNDS MAY BE . - . ADDED TO. The Victorian State-School Patriotic League, comprising the thousands of State schools, and tens of thousands of school children of Victoria, prp working most successfully on definite lines, to render monetary assistance to relief funds, and to teach practically some thing of the love and duty owed to the Empire by all Australian children, as well as adults. Already thousands of girls are at work, making shirts, socks, Nightingale scarves, cholera belts, etc., for use in hospital work or at the front. Recently, the Hon thejMinister (Mr T. Livingston) and the Director of Edu cation (Mr Frank- Tate, M. *., I.S.O.) visited the St. Kilda Park school. One of the large rooms waa- packed with war material—"A veritable warehouse of underclothing and haberdashery," remarked Mr Tate Both were touched with the .messages the children had sent on the garin mts, etc. Cuffs and _ Sad the. name of the giver", and some message like "Cheer up l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 October 1914
Stone Jars Only. * Stra* Color from Hi CJ" in €a 1 "te PTOE AllD VERT WHOLESOME. " BISTiLlEBT ESTARbbeb OVER lift. -lillfSfR ^ ^ M tea gHn e. THE STATE SAVINGS BANK OF VICTORIA (Guaranteed by tit Goveruaient of Victoria.) Estaolitbed ibil. Ooomissioneis^ SJR GEOBGB TUBN£P,.ku..k.q.m.G., Chairman. "W. BELL JACKSON, Esq. j* W. G. McBE ATH,. Esq, j ,p. W COLONEL J. W. McCAY, M.A..-B.L.M. G. ANGUS YOUNG, %. ® Iaspecfcor-General: GEOKGKiE. EMEBY. \ . • — 3ft . SUMMARY 01ASSUAB' REPORT. For Year ended 30th Jime, 1914. SAVINGS BAM DEpMtMRNT. *— HF Number of Branches under Managers. lis (increase, 8) Number of Agencies, 322 (increase, ij Total amount at Credit of Depositor- (iaeluding £114,810 redeem- ^ ggy able stock) .. J? •* " -iW7T4 Increase for the year .. .. .. •y.v.ji. ' Total number of Depositors' accounts.. .. .. .. Increase for the year .. ...... -it . .. 30,43' Interest credited to Depositors for the rear a £-3% per cent, on first £100 and 3 per cent, on excess up to £150 for eac...
NEW INVENTIONS. COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 October 1914
NEW INVENTIONS. COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. Applications for grant of letters patent, which have heen lodged in the following names, have been accepted by the commissioner:— Messrs. G. G. Turri and Co., patent attorneys No. 1 of Australia, of the llialto, 499 Collins-street, Melbourne, have prepared this report from the offi cial records:— Sulphide Ore Flotation Process: In vented by H. LaverSj /J. .Hebbard, II. .1. Harvey and F. J.,Hyster. Separate provisionals by-different persons above mentioned made ..cognate, the Patentee being Minerals Separation and De Bavay's Processes'Australia Pty. Ltd., Victoria. Collapsible Wall Bracket: A hori zontal member supported from above, its end passing through an eye in each hanger outer eud, or having a fork.— 0. B. Hellstrom, New South Wales. Furnace Grates: The invention has been applied to a portable oven, one | of which was at the Agricultural Show, ! Flemington, recently, and has been re- ; Lained on the ground, bread being inaue , for troops n...
CHURUH SERVICES Nov. 1 CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 October 1914
GHURUH SERVICES Nov. 1 Cannon ov ENOL\f([.. Bnorfc—H" arm., and 7.30 p.ni.' Catiinihal —3.' , ' " "" IvKV. E. E. LrWIR." PuiisuyrKttiAN.. . LVnori—II it.'tu: Durham Ox—3 prow. Pyramid Hill—7, -p.-m- - - . Rkv'G. .A.'Strw'a'uf. .Church or Caittsr. Boort—LL a.m.; 2i.T0 p'.ui.i Bible Class; 7.30 pm., gospol servioo. Mil G. H. 0(.i>RiKLi>7' . Misthobist., Hoort—LXMr M'Laro'u ;• \ 7.30, , Mr Wingfiold Catuiuoal—3, Mr Kirk Yando—3," Mr Gamp, Lake Manual—3, MrfCroker. Minmindio—7.30, Mr M'Lrto'' ., Nov. 8. ■ •••;' Catholic .Oiiurch Bport, -late . Martha), early