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COMMERCIAL. MR JAS, LEWTAS'S WEEKLY MARKET. MARYBOROUGH, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
COMMERCIAL. MR JAS. LEWTAS'S WEEKLY MARKET. MI4aTYoRoUGN, Friday. Mr James Lewtas, auctioneer, reports that the following prices were ruling at his weekly market on Friday: Vegetables.-Cabbage, liS doz; mar rows, 3/ to 6/ doz: carrots, 1/ doz; beans, 1/6 bag; turks' caps, 9/ doz; pars nips, 10d doz; beans, 1)'d to 2d lb; tur nips, 9d doz. Fruit.-Apples, 2/6 to 5/6 case; grapes, 119 to 2/ half-case and 41 case; quinces, 21 case; pears, 21 to 2/6 case; tomatoes, 2/6 case. Dairy Produce.-Germans, 9d to 1/2 each. Poultry.-Fowls, 2/6 to 4/ pair.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
.; I ra IN G AM's TOMATO .A ,JOB U E " • * . S ., V1U 6 y s U16 Ittgram's Saucoe there 'a nothing wasted, Ingram's makes the plainest food too good to leave JAS. MINIFIE & CO., MARYBOROUGH FLOUR MILLS. 'PHONE 47. A. LAND, Manager. FLOUR, MEAL, BRAN, POLLARD and WHEAT, AT CURRENT RATES.,. Notice to District Consumers. :. Or Bran and Pollard is Branded distinctly with our name (MINIFIE.) Ask for that Brand only and SUPPORT LOCAL INDUSTRY. DISTRICT FARMERS PLEASE NOTE WH EATi IN ANY QUANTITIES, BOUGHT UP TO 10,000 BAGS. AND OAT S :HIGHEST MARKET PRICE. OATS 1 CA1SH ON DELIVERY. For Wheat Delivered to the Mill id. per bus above Melbourne equivalent given, DRILLS! DRILLS! FARMERS, BEFORE PURCHASING, INSPECT THE LATEST IMPROVED MASSEY-HARRIS. DISTERIT AGENT, -. E. WILLIAR S, HIGH-.STREET, MARYBOROUGH. HONESTLY RECOM MENDED. "To anyone suffering from diarrhoea I can honestly recommend Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy as being the most satisfactory remedy on the market," wri...
WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKETS. MELBOURNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
WHOLESALE PROI)UCE MARKETS. MJiLBOunnE, Saturday. Wheat.--The market has been in a dull state, with moderate supplies offer ing, and only a limited demand. Parcels are quoted at 3/9j to 3/9, , the latter figure, however, being almost nominal. Direct country purchases have been made on the basis of 319. Small farmers' lots in the country are quoted at down to 3/88 net. The London market is steady but very dull. Flour.-The market is dull. The asso ciation price for local consumption is £9 delivered. Bran and Pollard.-The Association price for both articles is £5/51 delivered. Barley.-The market is quiet. Heavy supplies of medium barley are offering, but buyers are only interested in the best malting samples, which are scarce. Prime English malting is quoted at 3/5 to 3/6, and good at 3!2 to 3/4. Prime Cape malting is worth 2/4 to 2/5, and medium to good 2/2; to 2/3. Oats.--'he dullness shown on Thurs day was accentuated by the rainfall, and business yesterday was difficult to tran sac...
AVOCA STOCK SALE. THURSDAY, March 26. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
AVOCA STOCK SALE. TaaseDAY, March 26. Mesers Crawford, Dowling and Sey mour report having held their usual fortnightly stock sale at Avoca as above. There was a fair yarding of sheep, 650 coming forward, and with the exception of one lot of aged ewes, everything was cleared at satisfactory rates. About 30 head of cattle were penned, and buyers were in attendance, but the class was not suanitable, consequently sales could not be effected. No pigs were forward. Quotations.-Sheep--Fat lambs, 17e; merino wethers (fat), 15/1; merino ewes (fat), 1315; merino ewes, dry, 12/2, 11/11; merino wethers, 2, 4, and 6-tooth, 13/2, 13/1; merino ewes, 4, 6, and 8-tooth, in lamb to Lincolns, 10/3; do., 10/; do., 4, 6, and 8-tooth, in lamb to Lincolns, 11/11; do., mixed ages, 9/6; do., 7/6; crossbred wethers, 2 and 4-tooth, 15/6; crossbred ewes, aged, in lamb to Border Leicesters, 1013; crossbred -weaners, 12/; crossbred lambs, 7/2. Cattle.-Heifer, £5. Poultry. -Roosters, 1/5; pullets, 2/5.
MOTOR-DRIVEN ROAD BUILDER. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
MIOTOR-DRIVEN ROALD BUILDEAR. A sel -proplled road-buicdin n:a :hine has been te t:di in Lcs Ange:?s with results that. are said to be higly satisfactory froem the standpoints of of iciency and economy. T.e e:gin which does atl lhe work th a sx-cyli l]er, distiliate burning gas engine ,of po horse power, which cpera-ts a s'e.iCs of bucket chains that dig the soil to any lepth to eighteen inches, andt- ! e teth 3i'med buokcs are so powerful .lit they will cut through a finished par er:,nt if it be desired to re-ui!d o!d stre0t0 . Ilhe earth is picked up by ticse buc kets. carried to a mixer in the body of the machine, and thoroughly comn bined with any desired binder, hot asphaltum or crude oil, and i:- :te spread evenly and roiled, all in one operation. . trailer containing the binder frolows the machine, and . is neo?ssarv to have a sr1ing of them in readine-s as the device operate with great speed. The earth is dug up. mixed. relaid and rolled at the rat -of affty square feet a mi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
Business Notices. VISIT LUCAS & CO.'S TO-DAY FOR Matchless ------ - Values And Unrivalled ----- Diversity in S he Newest----- -- Styles For Autumn -- ---Wear OU. Autumrn Season has begun. ,ev.e in the histovr of the store has there been asembled such a selec tion of Sea-Soabe iGoods :n every section a= to-day. Our eil representative in the o:d. w, h er lior u" Zome remarkabI a':e i" up-to-the-minute good= whnc will certaiun pIease. t1 vou await the inspirational im pulse as to What to wear :hs season, study the styles here. THE READY-TO-WEAR COSTUiMES. SOf these we hve a big seelection in Coat and Skirt and one-piece st:ies, selected from the bet n and A.u tralian manuiactur - ITe' come in NavyTwilit. I'l Srs, enetian Cloths, Silks and Laces. ,re are Scarcely twvo aief, anEd1 in'-nt qi stye and price att: he i. . Stainly arrest attenticn. S Details of some secure r Enis - manufacturers by Cor repreentatie at •first costt. Wte ini-ta-nce c a we, bu. there are numoers to rco a...
HIGHLAND SOCIETY. BRASS BAND CONTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
HIGHLAND SOCIETY. BRASS BAND CONTEST. Mainly for the purpose of deciding what form the band contest at next New Year Gathering should take, the Maryborough Highland Society held a special meeting at the Mi'Ivor hotel on Friday evening. The President, Mr E. S. Herring, occu pied the chair, and there was a good attendance. A small amount of correspondence was dealt with. Under date Jan. 21, M1r T. Clohesy, secretary of the Hamilton Pipe Band, wrote as fol lows :-" On behalf of the Hamilton Pipe Band, I have to tender sincere thanks for the cordial manner in which we were received and treated by your committee and the citizens of Maryborough. \Ve wish to thank your committee for again conferring on us the honor of ap pearing at the premier Highland gathering of Victoria, and we con sider that the very high standard this gala has attained, and the business-like manner in which all details are carried out, coupled with your beautiful grounds, reflects energy and forethought on the part o...
BUSINESS FRIENDSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
BUSINESS FR!iENDSHIP. "Thero is no friendship in business," that is the verdict of the cynic; here is ours: T 1here is no success in business without friendship, You have to be friends with your suppliers, with your customers with your assistants, and aven w:ith your coimpetitors. You can not afford, simply cannot afFord to be otherwise. Success in business, no raat:or what your lines or your position, depends upon many things, but upon none more than the1 power to make and keep plenty of friends. "To have friends-be no." In these fiveo words Elbert R:ubbard has sumnined up the entire science, phi! osophy, and art of making and keeping friends.
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
AGRICULTURAL ITIf ,S-l Imperfect drainage is one of the chief causes of orohard trees dying. Usually the grower attributes the loss of his trees to every known disease before giving the drainage system rea sonable consideration. It matters not whether footrot be in feotious or not, prevention Is better than cure, and if such sheep as are lame are removed from the flock, they can be attended to more effectually and readily, and the disease cured more quickly than if allowed to run with the remainder of the flock. Milk should always be heated in jack eted vessels so that it will not get burned. The praotice of introducing livd steam into milk as a means of heating is most objectionable. Sediment is often carried in the steam from the boiler, aid where water softening com pounds are used, the milk will become tainted. Milk has a maximum viscosity at a temperature of 32 deog to iX0 deg. F. As the temperature of milk t ises, its vis cosity decreases. The viscosity of milk may be demonstr...
GIRLS' CHIT CHAT. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
GIJRLS' CHT CCHAT. New Dress Details-Not moan sea. sons back new fashions were mIn.ki by deosive changes in the cut of a idirt or a blouse. or the length of a. coat. To-day's 'ashions are seen in n h, sash, the sleeves, the collar and tih chemisetto, and the trimminii, .otij. These now changes are delightfull fie minine and give a soft fussiness that ie always mIore becoming to thile grcatit majority of women than the se;erei plain, untrimmed type of clothes. Picturesque Sa shes.-The true haren: note is reproduced in a single s.-h n.: hanging straigh rt at the centrs iront or at the side, weighted with a handsomri adornment or tassel. Satin, chio n lined, about 10in. in width roainuces ths best effect.. Then the tunic sash, which is made by fixing ribbon at each sde towards the back; this is tuclk-d unade the waist-band and tied togethera hang loosely about 0loin. bl;w the waistline at centre back of iJ r. Un less heavy ornaments are used the ends should be hung wn.th small lea-d wc...
TEMPERANCE NOTES. (Contributed by Temperance Council.) [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
TEMPERANCE NOTES. (Contributed by Temperance Council.) A temperance reformer, "Billy Sunday," is doing very effective work for prohibition in America. He conducts missions sometimes lasting six weeks, prior to the time for taking the vote, with remarkable success for prohibition. Take one instance out of many. Five years ago Steubenville went dry, but two years ago it stepped back into the " wet" column with a majority of 1493. After Billy Sunday closed his meeting another vote was taken, and Steubenville went dry by 160 majority. It is conceded, both by ealoonists and the general public, that the victory was due to the number who had " hit the trail" at the Sunday meetings. The consumption of pure spirits in France has now reached the appalling average per head of 5.3 quarts per year, or nearly 14 quarts of ordinary commercial liquor. There is one bar for every. 82 inhabitants in France, as compared with one for every 430 in England. It is now proposed to limit the bars in France t...
MARYBOROUGH TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
I&IARYBOROUGR TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. -L18T OF SUBSCRIBERS. Name.- No. ". Advertiser" Office . 11 A lbion Hotel- . .. ... 29 :Bank of Victoria . 53 Bennell, C. B. (seniorjlineman)... 63 Brewery (and private residence) 12 :Brownbill, G. M. ... ... 49 :Burge; R... ... .. .. 50 Bull and Month hotel ... ... 2 Cleary, J. N.... 8.. .. ... 8 Colman and Lardner ,. 39 Commercial Hotel ... .. ... 67 Court House. ; ... .. ..... 45 -Orameri, :E".. .... .. 22 Crooks, J. B. .. .. 70 Davey, Noah... ... ... 62 iDeane, Dr. E. W. ... ... 23 A. D. Douglas ... ... ... 34 Douglas and Son. (F. Fisher) ... .17 Edwards and Co. ... .... 11 Fire Brigade .. . ... ... ... 31 Flour Mills ... .. . . .. 47 Garde, Dr G. E.... ... ... 26 tias Company ... ... ... 61 -Green, W. . ...... ..... 73 Grigg; H., and Co-..... ... 37 Guthrie Bros .. ... ... 75 Harris, I.. . ... .....6 Herring, E. S: .. 41 Bowlett and .Bl1ack... . . 7 Hospital . 24 £ubble Bros .0. Jolley, E. F. G ...: . .38 Kennedy, J. P... _. .. .. 64 -L...
FEEDING DAIRY COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
FEEDING DAIRY COS, . The English Field says :-The increas ed prominence that is given to thoe ques tion of feeding dairy cows is indiectice of the growing Importance of daic y ia:-. ing and :f the closer aTtentjion that is devoted to economy in p rduction. The experiments carried out. at the agricul tural colleges, and partiouarlyv at tih Armstrong, the WVye, and the r-ii?-er Adams Colleges, havei ntensified, if tley did not actuaii, originate, the wider interest that is now manifested i this subject, It is ev:oent that the teaching .f the college experiments has not' been ig nored north of the Tweed. The Scot tish farmer is no except:rn in that he does not change nis metihods ouickl or without a prospect of resul·in an- it but like jis neighbors in the South, he is eager to discover a means o econo raising expenditure and argu o aning income. While he does not put a;'ide the plans evolved from long :,per:nce, ulnder the uc-u~iar conditions of 1:. Bolding, hie is ever on the look-ou...
SHAKESPEARE SOCIETY. SUCCESSFUL RE-OPENING. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
SHAKIESPEARE SOCIETY. SUCCESSFUL RE-OPENING. After a recess of three months, the Maryborough Shakespeare Society commenced the 1914 season by a meeting held in the Presbyterian school hall on Friday evening. There was a good attendance, ladies predominating. In his opening remarks, the presi dent, Mr Chas. Waters, welcomed those present, and expressed the hope that all would energetically endeavour to further the interests of the society during the coming season. During the recess, the sec retary (Mr J. M'Cay) had left for Melbourne and a suitable presenta tion had been made him on the society's behalf. The president fur ther intimated that as the acting secretary (Mr A. Chisholm) was unable to continue in office, it was desired that members send in written nominations therefor. A feature of the programme was the music, which, though mostly non-Shakespearian, was contributed by request, and made the evening decidedly bright. Mrs R. H. Earl opened with a sparkling overture of Scottis...
A COOL PROPOSAL. (CONTRIBUTED.) [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
A COOL PROPOSAL. -4--- (CONTRIBUTED.) The Interstate Commission has had a new proposal put before it in the shape of a bounty on the pro duction of crude oil from shale in New South Wales. It appears that a company was formed a few years ago, with a capital of £1,250,000, and a manager, whose remuneration was £5000 a year, and 5 per cent. on all money he spent for the company. He of course spent all it had and about a quarter of a million besides. As one of the witnesses stated, " they went the pace," and of course failed. There is now a proposal to write off a lot of the original capital, get in some fresh money and have another try. The request made to the commission was at first that the public should give them 2d p'r gallon on all the crude oil they pro duced from shale, and they expected to produce 4,000,000 gallons a year. Thus they wished everyone in Aus tralia to be compelled to contribute to a sum of over £33,000 per annum to be handed over as a "benefit fund." They ask for...
WASHING LACE. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
WASHING LACE. Laces requires such caref1ul mnipu lation that it is always ;iadvisableo t wash it at home. White lace should be soaked in cold borax water, allow ing one desertspoonful of dissolved borax to one pint of water, huen squceza gently through the hands in warm soap lather. Rinso thoroughly in clear warma water, to which a littlo blue may be added. To stiffen lace, use t.hin starch or rice water mad. a.s follows: Boil about one tablespoonful of rico in a pint of warm water till the liquid appears milky; then strain off and use. Silk lace should not be starched, but stiffened in weak gum water, which is made by dissolving one ounce of gum arabic in half a pint of water. Put a pan of water over the firo until the gum is quite dissolved. Strain through muslin into a bottle, and it is ready for use. For use, add from one teaspoonful to a pint of water, .a coirding to stiffness required. Lace should always be ironed on the wrong side, with a moderate iron, and all points careful...
AN OPEN-AIR MOTOR SCHOOL. WOMEN DRIVERS ON VICTORIA EMBANKMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
Al- OPEN-AIR MOTOR SCHOOL. JOM?OuN DRIVERS ON VICTORIA EMBANKMIENT. Small crowds of amused spectators as Lemble on the Victoria Embankment, London, every morning to watch women being taught. motor-car driving, This fine stretch of roadway has been selected as one of the best. places for the novice to start her driving career, within easy reach of the West, End, and two or three women clutching steering wheels, under the supervision of guiding instructors, can be seen at any time of the morning. As the ' Express" foretold some time ago, die advent, of the cycle car is respon sible for the sudden increase in thit vamber of feminine motorists. Mr Percy Arrow, one of the instrue Fors employed by the Wolseley Motor Company described to a- London "Ex press"' reporter the sudden boom in eminine motor driving as one of the most remnarkable events of the year. "Scores of women are, now attend uig the motor drivingi instruction cla?o ues in different pDart. of London," he said. "I have taught...
CARISBROOK CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 30 March 1914
CARISBROOK CLUB. The annual meeting of the Caris brook Football Club was held on Thursday evening. The President, Mr T. Wenmouth, occupied the chair, and a large number of players and supporters were present. The annual financial statement showed the club to be £16 5s in funds, which was considered very satisfactory. The subject of forming a club this year was discussed, and on ac count of so many of last year:s players being out of the district, it was decided to advertise for a few more players to make up the team. It was agreed to guarantee the travelling expenses of all players. A full meeting will be held next Friday to elect officers and deal with general business.