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PRODUCE MARKETS. Melbourne, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
PRODUCE M ARK!ET-P, Mlboaurne, Friday, Wheat--In sympathy advica the market improved in tone, and tlheoroe was more inollnation shown to acquire supplieP, For prime grain, dollvered alongsid,, busirss was done st up to 3/6f, whlla (air qutliry milling in eiding store, realised 3/56, Oate --Theore has been further bueineeo In feod deoariptions, sales of 100 bags of heavy grain being effoored at 1/l, 1rr milling Algerian 1/091 was quoted yesterday, lOhll--,For luimle 02/ was quoted, up to 05/ bteing alsked for outs olaee3o as choioo. Good grades were to be had at ?0/, and mediann at down to 62/t, lay.-?qiotatione have undergone no fluoutuition, Mlangeor, trueed, is quoted at from £5 to £5/1fi, feed shoaves at from £~/115 to £3/5, and chaelftinug sheaves at up to .11 ldelivered. Vlctorian etraw is well supplied and is obtainuable at Irom 32/6 to 351 ex tail, Ta'enlau olfferinjg at up to ,57/i ox whelf, London, Jan, I?, Wheat,-Thlo market is tim, with little biddin,. Liverpool Miarloh 7...
ST. ARNAUD TRADERS' ASSOCIATION. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
ST. ARNAUD TRADERB' A880OIATION. -4--... ANNUAL MEETINO, The annual meeting of the above aemoola, Ion wase held on Tuesouday night, under the halrtnausohip of Mr. T. Giloe (premident). The ansual report of the counoll asa submaitted as follows: The Members of the St. Arnaud and District Traders' Association. Your council beg to submit the 13th annual report and balance sheet. The mnembership numbers three less than last year, and the balance sheet shows a small debit balance, )During the year £287 has been collected for members through the solicitors, making ,3973 collected since the inception of the asso. ciation, the amount collected this year being well up to the average of former years. The telephone at tihe railway station has at last been extended to the goods shed, and should prove a public convenience, Further extension of the fire alarm system has also been promised by the Chief Officer of the Country Fire Blrigades Board, by connecting the fire station with look-out at Lor...
AGRICULTURAL. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
AGRIOULTURAL, Interesting details are published In the monthly report (December) of the prlncipal of Dooklo College. The rainfall for the month was 81 points, the total for the year 19113 belong 20 09 inlches, (The avor. agero rainfall for the last 33 years le 21.10 Inihoo) In the experimental fields, plants had been eoleotod for noet season's stud sowing out of about 3000 ploto, Stripplng and winnowing of the drilled plots have beeon completed, but the yields are not yet avaIlable. The highest yield of aroseas under an aore was from a Yandllls cros., which gave a return at the rate of 47) bushels per sore. The beet wheaten hay returno from the plots were obtained from Warden with 2 tone 71 wt, 3 qre, per sore. The best yield of oats was from No. 10. ,eld, which gave a return of 61) busheol per sere, Seasonable work has been carried out in the several branohes, and fruli drying, canning, and jam making are in sourae of progress, The1 purchasero of a number of Ltnooln rams bred at th...
COMMERCIAL. MERCURY Office, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
OOMMERIOIAL* Miuauxr Ofiioo,' ?Friday evenlug, WHOLLHAL. I J ETAIL, Flour, £8/17/ Flour, 16U I, ba1 14/6 COhalY, £3 hlall, 41 [reuh Buttez, dairy, Fresh butter, Od d; P'aotory, 11d Fatory, 1/2 Ugge, Old g li lIoon, I/L Iluoci, 1/2 Cheooeo, 8d Obeeo, IOrl Pollard, £4/16 per ton Pollard, 1/3 Bran, £4/10 per ton Blran, 1/2 Potatooe, l/6 Potatoes, 2/ per qr
UNFORTUNATE BLUNDERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
UNFORTUNATE BLUNDERS, By Win. North. The wisdom of the "little peoplo" h n sllbject of never-lfalling charm t those who love them, iand it is withl cortaiia degree of heitition iht draw your attention to one or twI curious Instances of what may h( termed "un\wlsdom." They are, worlth studying, because they throw sone light on the vexed question of instinct versus roasoin., NO sublject is betlcr worth attention, none ilinsT freq(lnlltly mnisullnderstood, for maniny an action which we careolessly assign to intelli gence is really the result of instinct, A bilrd dloes not learn to 1build a nest nor (does it reason out the beot way of setting to work. It simply fol lc\aws its instinct and acts is countless generations of its kind have done in the past, Ilemmber such a busy work· cr cannot be satid to be following the exnimplo of its parIents since it niover saw them at work, Even better In stances of tils many be found amongst the teeming members of the insect wor!d, for they are usuall...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
PH( AS SUV MANDE CO. LTD, ESTD, 1782, FIRE. AOOIDENT. EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY, COSSES PAWD EXCEEO £85,*0*,.00 •,oosO? by tUSH FilES and by LICHTNIk?i are mad, goodl by thisl Company, AQENT,? WANTED, fe'al, 461 To 471 DOUIKE ST., MELBOURNE. DALOTY & CO., LTD., AEINtI, Pickled Pears.-To four and a-half .ounds of fruit allow one pound and na-half of sugar, one ',int of good wine or older vinegar, a little cinnamon, and the rlnd of a lemon. Peel the pears, which should bo just on the Verge of ripeness, halve theln, and rc Tnove the cores. Boil together the vinogar and sugar, skimming it thor Oughly, Put in the pears with the ch?. 'namon and lemon-rind, and simmner vDYer a clear fire until the fruit is ten. ider, Thoen lift out the pears and place ,hem in jars and pour the hot syrup Over them, After a week dralin off the syrup, re.boll it, and again pour it over the fruit, When cold fasten down securely, Prentlce-st,, Eaat St, Kilda, September 2, 1913. 'Mr. Brln,-I, a mother of elev...
THE BLOATER. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
THE BLOATER, it is generally known flint a bloator is Iar conmpleto hIorriig slilghtly salted anld smoked ; but few people aro awaro that the origin of thlslu artileo of diot was accidental, A Yarmnouth horring cuirer, when leaving his pronlises one niglit after all his work poople had gone found a quantity of good herrings wliiel had booeen overlooked,. Flearing they would )o spoiled if loft as tlhey wl'oro, hio sprinkled them vithli salt and li ing them in lis "nsmoko house," in whieh oak-billet was thon lbelihig burned. The next mnorlning it was evideolit that his experimnot hi 4 bloon snceessfl!], I' began to spelialiso in this dirootion, an oexamplo whilch was speedily followed by others, until the falui of the bloatr nwas e.ostablishedl in thel land, The kipper is aI split herring eunrcd in smooke, Tle nlato MIr, John Woodge', of Noweastlo-on-Tyno and Ynrmouth, wns tho forltuminto dliscoveorieri of this mc tliod of treating tlhe horring, 'The p'ocesos of producing the rod horr...
SUBMARINE CINEMA PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
SUBMARINE CINEMA PIOTURES, Among the prubabilitics of tle fin. tnllu are moving pictures taken at tho hottom of tho sea. Already a young Anieoriean, J, Ernest Williaimon, has taken snapshots at a depth of thirty lite feoet, and will soon take a moving picturo outfit to Bermuda to procuro desired .submariioe sones, For lthis trip a special boat will be used, Wil hamisoU is a niewsplapr photogrnphor and cartoonistf, l is fathlr, Capt. J. 1T, Williamson, invented the fl,,xiblo sub. marino tubo fromi which photographs i!rdor tie watr- hav . alroady boon . ocontly in in tJ!nitoir Roads Wil iamson, thi younger, wenitdown ifi the tubo, which was fixed into a well at tho bottom of a, barge thirty feet long. Tho toll was six feet squareo, Tho tulbe jundo of iron seotions with a water .proof cover of rubber and canvas, could be lowered to any depth. At tile bot. tom of tho tube was the "work-chain bor, C," as Williamson calls it, which may be of any sizo. In this Williamn son sat wilth an ord...
SOME SALUTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
SOME SALUTATIO'JNS. 'lhe prostration and the r..itlants sal ltations tha't many O(.)ie?tals use, arl only 1mor1 pr'onoullecd forms of the how, So there is a connectionl betwoon the emlbrace, so conunna in civilised o kunlries; ani, the greetinl g of a mnem her of tho .iKoilai tib of British New (:uineo, who, in saluting a missiolnary, pilaced one arm abeou this n.ck am]d sfiroked himin under the chin, SAmonlg tile [nasai nad the IUkerwew it is a mnark lof 'respect to greet an ac rllaintance 0or a stranger bJy spittin?g itt hinl AIhnost as strangoe is theo cu( toi' ascribed to the Tibetans of pulltting out the tongue by wny of salutatio? , Tubbinlg loses is' quite cenimon; the ]lnrniese aiid many triboes of IEslunlos ]3aplanderis, and 'M'ilays do so, Stranger thlan any of theii'ie custoals is tlioe wooping salutation that has been olbserved amolng Contrlal South Ainer ican Indiaons, 'lThis form of gre'ueting occulrs too in tlhIo Aln daianl Islands Now Zealanild, and Polynesin. A Por ...
MARVELLOUS BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
MARVELLOUS BIRDS, "Speaking of hoIns," said an Ameorican travoell, "roniiud me of ain old 1ln nmy. dand ind ol n a filrm in Dakota, Sho wvollld hatch out anythilng from a ten.' nis-bnll to a lemon., Why, olio day sh1 sat on a pico of leo and hatchel out two quartis of hot; watorl" "'That doesn't rome up to a club. footed ihon nmy old mother once had " aid . 1no of his hearers, "Thoey hld 0000 )'00ltl" Ol' 101r Oy TnlsillNt -u p *r dust instead of ontmoan), Well, sho laidl tn'eh'o oggs and it on theom, andt ,when they weire hat'led cloven of theo clhiekons hald wooden logs nnd tho twevolfth iwas n woodpecero r " -
IMPRISONED IN A GLACIER. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
IMPRIBONED IN A GLAQIER. Somo Ithrillinlg experileCes onceO ,,, f!ll Mlr', Fre'dCriilok Chanmberlin bjilab bie was explorin~Ig tho Alps, In th? "Wide World Nianazine" he writes of In adventuro lhat libfoll him on tire ffr-, noon of a Septemlberq day when he waln descending the alew slope of. mon, . tain : Sudddrnly I found nejelf in front ?f a particularly nasty sorac, or icc-nid?o, th.at gave vory littl;e foothold. 'Thlu surf'laco was not. hroken and clrrimbly, but just smooth, treadleorous ico, Hove.w over, I was rot going to be daunted, so I wormed my way uip, and Vwas aboub to descend .thei other sile, when withl: out warning my footl shot fromn under me, and I started cnaroering down tbo slope at lreotlk~-nek speed, ])own I alid, straight; through a hlnnol-slhaped holh into a p irtl'-for uned creasso. I brougirt up shar'ily against a small br' of ice that only .just nresvent,(ld me frwm continuing my headlong careero into s gaping clhasmn below; "For]t a lew secorlds I lay half...
THE HATCHING OF CROCODILES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
THE IHA'?HING OF CI)O0 DII.,S, .\n :?u ilb ,, er,?: in?., c.ry i.- ut :,v,,l by )',t]11!.: Illllhltill('ht'l ('l?J?'(,11lh'5 \?]i?') l Lh'v :aro within the e'Igs" in ?hi(.h they ar'e ait 'lu that it lain heatld u henl h, .\ l,.nalorn ha?s r,.c,,ntly t?'-!,. th,' fee(t itnio he'l\\ a ilrv at?? :?t di.,,init, ii tein? i lt up.
A REMARKABLE BIRD COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
A REMARKABLE BIRD COLONY, 'Thleo i~st reimarkahl.e bird colony iU the world is on Ilat I'sland, in the G(reat Salt I.nake, 'I tah Th islind is about twelve acres in extent, and on u. rocky pinnacle a lindred feet I?bovo the brine, with niot a drop of fresh water to b,( t'outd, anid \heIrio thero is nothiug to excite the ciupidliiy or coil. nmerial ,instinct of mnan1 tlhe birds- gulls, plicans, heronus, and connr anllts byo th thouand--inmalo their home. Tho island can be seeon at a distance of ton miles, rising like a "cocked hat" out of the saplphiro of thlio inland sea. The blirds aro utterly fearless, Pro teeted as they are by Ithle laws id' the Stato, they have had littll causeo to fear man and his death-dealiin weap ons. It is~.lice'sary to so the grout st care ( to avoid 'letlpi 0 en Iie ne1st, ila eggsii the o ot to l tf tlI?; ds of sea n riowl t havi e - .ta l ,d th ir , - eries on the le-iht.
NERVES AND THE WOMAN. Living Too Hard. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
NERVES AND THI WOMAN, Living Too Hard. " ilhls id tite agte ait hrd ?vork; \\hen COilhlltlOlld oil wlolover oniili;oih IPiii8 lo ttu( i 18i Is eistlal- to' su,: (;1ssl 'Tlho business womanii who- waiI.L to get oii Illt tO woV'k ha'dui all Il Itlruld ,'Vle2')' h0oir of Ilto (lty. 'Tlhi, 11ro. I't:,?,,lllle l.\'l w lolm wllho s!iul ls will .l)& iluisSli by1, ol11r 1o(plllol.lt0r'S Ill tlie I11i1c ' foir l'lfllo aiu1d scic'tl2d, Li.fo la so liili oif mlanlifold iorei'sts Lltal eivenl itu dot lust thet d \'O lliiilt, iilies she luids t ll l n[rowilsl2,, of lives, is oCOu' jlltl daI y ih loll0,. V'! ,liv'e tll to fit I ii l vorl Lu tI 11 1 D ,sL Of- oUt' abilty in tliis lwoelllltilt i luti'ry, and Ilt ii a v'ery good liiilg tliit We hivu, teocnise it is lilu lif' Ilitit Is full of o0111a( lld llt0r1st I hailt ls hOSt 108 OI'lh living Hl t Ithlero is lrtiilotutr side Lu ll. iluOsllol, \Wthilst. manly woitell ean stand llte 8ar1n1 nad. beo all thleo 1butr for it, a eortilln ilumboe...
THE VIXEN Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co., Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X[?] [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
THE YIXEN i ly LEWIN FIT.HA1,ON. i hflished b, Arran~mneent vtlth SWalrd, Jack , of . , leibourne, All Rights Raeserved. ' 'iIThe thitnl h?d riSen tfor h?IIcheoI, aluld e\'vr' restaullhan'L in Ih? vticinity of tlib la'Ov t~'l 'ls was Thconvoulontly D),'clM I; Ih'e "bl'y clink of' kulfo nid torki, ,nut andi g~ilass, tilfYred a philo. Seophi ,9?,s'ilrat to The :'!toihlinuous 'tli mune \ofl suhdu?,d argumrent, The 'gstm-. trlt ,¶,,,ie o1' t',veQrlifftijO. was 1\lss4 lU'mv3"\sj , , idtCicn, T'hit 'hoarS' 'way ,11 'ha?led stood 'tll1t to ? .?,qt ,.woX' iat'i afr~'ll It,:a g erffl[y 'coml aent('d upon anld admired; ydt a curb. 1ss5 an1d itt' asoinatile pollnlon 'lreval)C . Ld 'ihat "hil Joh0n 't"ditt boon 'lible to itt his '?,'( Qlle?tl!ioln 'himsdif, ,\Angela s'ould Ilhave answered dllfornOtly; this 1,s'C the "lhotl'y-de'bi'tei l toplic: vwas there Ioinndatio for a ii tsusp!icion 'tlatt Angelai ?tool the Treel lacet'r Tl'he'e w~as 1One quiet cornler in an tntef1n'kloltalls lti'tittlratU ...
The Man who Dodged Work. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
The Man who Dodged Work. Ily Charles PIceps C(ushiing, iu dhe 1"Argoiaub," It's friightfult y hard to nilue .snoe ) iirsonc it 1I((OIntlh1(li I| lo i ei l of litoriaturo'8 vagranlts Ilus 1 onelcy c!nough tO hist himI into thl moiddlo of Jiuin nry ho (eltticucs to be rii 'until ho's pocr again. When I'm poor I chase work, take on acy sort of hucek writing: front interriows to oneyeclopnedilns, but whcn .1'in rich I dodgo it. Thi harder 1 llrsue, tlohe nior0 desloruitoly I have to fleo Inter ol,. Or. sc holiid say, ILi thor, i that is th i way thiig usedil to he in tho (days 3when I wits ash mell o f illy nso?l andi afrlaid to :flinig lcpitf hack ilt the ptibliishor's .totlli As 'ob cc shall s a0 A tliilotllh tigo I -looked ni, my bank bhook :nnd :wih littt?ilset gri tia flioahn clis covered fthat tho Jhilhutio bid irachod thco miiiroe?itndntd h ]ligi. w\ti' mril'k of -500 dollnirs., '. I tlct: c wats roiicgh to -chaigo Iiy wiiilo attittl;udie towvards ex istincie, i rolm thut timlo f...
REASONS FOR ROTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
iREASONB FOR ROTATLONS, . At tho basis of all genuine.,rotations lies theLo act that plants differ tromni one aniother ;they differc fronm one an oltibr in thelr demandsl upon the soil, boith chemical and plhyiical; thoy dill 'for,. wIIth regard to their root systemlll d(t1ith of' flodlng, Iheir' lnisture rt, qllirleonuts, their tlime of foodlng,, tlieir dlate in ineachlng ,maturlt.y, oto. Mlitly lhlants ilmoverish the soll; v few (lnricl It; 5o0i1 )0oll Its physical cionidit.ioli, wliilo other sImprove it ,n lthat regalrd, Many crops favor t:he gir'owl.l of weeds, while others eil.tht rlt; ablo to hol the10 weeds in chochl or requiro siuchl cillh ltItlon and treat. miel onlas will prl'ovent Ithelir gtron? i. All these d ifl'relicc s fit plants fori' dlfl'ereont p)laccs in rotatlon, and I ell arranged rotllalont is one in \whi(:l the sihrog Iluls oi onil crot'l fo!lo) w so Iis to lit Into theit \wli(k piollt4 ut another, or vice vlersa, hill]\ ill is way reduce dollcleiico Is to ini...
MERBEIN TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
MEArBEIN TURF OLUCB, The following are the nominatlons for tho Merbeln Turf Olub Mooting to be hold Janusry 26th, 1914: IANDICAP IURIDLJA RAC?, R. hIll'e Arum F., ~tmoron'a Youbar H. G, Loesllo's Moerlaloo A. Orozior's Tuhclnya J. Oamoron's St. Killian MI 'a' U. IHANDIOAP, Jnn, Smllh'a Palingewah 8 Byrne's Blulubnla H. 0, Louellie's Loft Behind A, Orzior'a Wargan A, Croaior'o Rippling Avon A. Orozlor's Blet Albyn E, Richardson's Butnandy W, T. Smith's Rituabell A, O Bolt's Moadowbank 8, Watt's True Grlb G, Williame' Ouryo W, T, Roddn'a Bridal Gift FLYINO HANDICAP, H, G, Loslie's Gulibul Read and Hlarrop's Arudllm A, Orntzior's Wargan A, Orozier's Rippling Avon A Orizior's Blon Albya A, Orozior's Limbeo E, Riohardaso's Burtundy W, T. 8mith's Riluabell A. O, Bolt's Meadowbank 8. Watt's True Grit O, Williame' Curyo
MINING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 17 January 1914
MINING ITEMS. ~-g--+-- Lord Nelsoni Coy, reporb for fortnlght onling Jan, 121h,,--2480 ft, lovel.-The uorth drive has been ex?ended to 611i, from thelo wlne. Theo Ifaoo elshows 4jf. of eaone, value not payable. 240Ott. level,.-Tho slopes over this level alow an lnoreeae in length of the stone to the north. The main stopele are very wet and heavy.V 18lO1t. levol,-Tho north drive on the miuneral reef hae been extended to 74Ift. The reef is very emall, Oruebed 648tone, Sande and elimee plnnts now working at full opaeoity, All pilant le working well, tmrnali tonnage treated h) battery and oyantde plants due to the Iiolidtays,