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SLEEPING POWDERS AND NARCOTICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
SLEEPING POWDERS AND NARCOTICS. It is hard to lie awake night after night, counting the hours, but avoid the uso of sleeping powders, unlcas, indeetd, your physician absolutely orders them. The narcotic, however inanocont, the sedative, however subtle, is in its way a crutch, and the iuse of a crutch is always the ncknow ledgment of inlirmity. Furthermore, a crutch is liable to lnmp, or to slip, or to iprove untrltworthy when most needed. In this wholo lmatter of insomnia, the wisest way is to light the wakeful fiend by lying calmly slill with eyes shub, and hands and feet stirless, if you can. To be genuinely tired by exerciso in the open air, to deotrac the blobd froni a too active brain by a light relomst before going to bed, and, above all, not to fret and worry are better remedies than the whole range of the apothecary's shop affords. An insidious and dangerous habit is sometimes formed by those who are a little run down and have become nervous and li.Lless ; they fancy they ne...
JEROME K. JEROME ON GIVING PRESENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
JEROME K. JEROME ON. GIVING PRESENTS. Oe afternoon, as I sat sipping tea in on ailrated bread shop, I overheard female oince behind me. "1 suppose we shall bave to 'yle hr sonacthh?ine." aid tono first voice. - O, Is san't," retorted the other, more cheerfully, "I shall write her a letter." I know that letter. It will bubble over with generous sentiments. It will enumerato thirty-seven boneautiful and expen rive things that the writer " thought of " giving, and seventy-two reasons why she Ilidn't. It will imply that fiomr one end of London to the other there was to be found nothing ' nice enough " to be bestowed upon no well-beloved a person as the rceipt crt of the letter; but will suggest that in other places and happier times some gift worthy to express the writcr's feelings may perhalps be lighted upon ; and it will conclude with, " And so, dear, you must take the will for the dectd, and, with ' fodest' love, &c., &c." 'The question is, Ilhs not the giving of pre...
Health. The Sightseer's Headache. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
1healtlt. The Sightseer's Headache. Or the lighter penpllies which pleasure en. tails, none probably is more widely known or persistently endured than the sightscor's headasho. It is nature's tax on the comfort of that great body of busy idlers to which we belong at some time or the other. Is ei on demic amongst the frequenters of museums, picture gallericr and xhbibitions. The very general prevalence of this description of headache, and its independence in many in stances of any vitiation of atmosphere, teach us to look for its cxplanation in other causes. The tfJirt of mind implied in long.continued observation, even though this does not in volve the strain of study, has probably an appreciable, though a very secondary, iunlu ence. Fatigue certainly has an important share in its production ; but it is with most persons rather fatiguesof muscle gtan of brain. The maintenance of the upright posture during several hours of languid locomotion, the varied and frequent movements of the ...
LOCAL AND DISTRICT FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
LOCAL AND DISTRICT FIXTURES. Grand concert in aid of the Tatura Turf Club in the Mechanics' Hall to morrow (Saturday) evening. Tatura Urban Waterworks Trust meet second Monday in the month (March 12.) I.O.O.F. Loyal Tatura Lodge, every alternate Tuesday (March 20) in the ante-room of the Tatura Mechanics' Hall. M.U.I.O.O.F. Loyal Laloma Tatura Lodge meet every alternate Tuesday (March 27) in the ante-room of the Mechanics' Institute, Tatura. Tatura Agricultural Society, Satur day, April 7, at 1.30 p.m., at the T. u'ra Mechanics'. Tatura Turf Club's annual race meeting, St. Patrick's Day (to-morrow) March 17. Tatura V. F. Brigade meeting, third Monday in each month, practice, first Monday in each Month. Annual meeting of the Toolamba Publlic Hall Committee, Tuesday even ing, April 8, at 8 o'clock. Tatura Hospital Demonstration, tlth April, in the Tatura Show grounds. Grand Ball in aid of the 'l'atura l)rum and Fifo Band, on Friday evening, 20th April, in R.C. Bazaar Building. Ball an...
Pithy Paragraphs. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
ithlyU 'ararccpnrple. Watch and hoe. Couunlt with jour wife. Breed up aol nut down. Cut cluover at, or jlst before, the height of bloom. It is highly extravagant to use low-priced mower uol. F'ne Jurface soil is a mulch that will an. tag-nite drouth. Fly nets for horaes will' ave oats to more thail their cobt. COut urchnarl grass in early bloom-later it makes pour li y. Keep harv;.-ting in mind two werksbefore the wuik begins. l'aint applied to undried unseasoned wood " only bastlin decay. If the weather is dry, mulch around trees transplanted this spring. Double the use of water externally and dineard hot liqu:ds internally. Toe I?es you disturb the sitting hen, the better she will attend to her busilness. *All work makes Jack a dull boy," anl no work makes Iill a rely mean The only thing that will stop knavish advertising is tne sudden denthl of all fools.. There is no profit in ministering to a -bog diseased when the disease is swine plague. Better feed the inferior fruits anil v...
Character in Breeding. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
C1iiauctLcr Il J(ec ti ced g. S..aid a s!.e i btile. i;, i htiti hole life tind l lr.. nt lhl oiui. a l Itulfi it nee, ti iii l knI. tiw ,1 Stu Iy It; I h" e I giros t. Il;: idil and i.~-. b prove bp rt ..f ýttrou j 1t1 "IriC' sheep : l s oth they tail C,,'l i,.te 'rj IfI tll t wiitlt tiery Lotaitfrllu"I tita it.,r, Oh .r itiele itni , Itt It it. fur I ~ , bieeI) Iiv, Ucb~mc Ill llll Are. d tll l Ip. , I gr tll tili it. I ; r ll tltreeder from im..aattt.I fitll, -i, att ol n t; f abnei'.ilerutb Ilu 1th kinnl ti ltl llt i, . Airt.lr t tt 111 p oa IL still byte d elaty if lII ttitatt.10ts t irltltn.ptiIl I tiloyer itttLt het, rtlurit arle tuntil k 1o11 ttiuhe aiIl eTale bIck IIII ji0tll lt I Iwhtn l 1 ah ar tlier rite 11 Ati aurllitt ttny n rI oo I ml~ ~e. 1 111,111 itab silly -*s iun III' ll cuiog~f for them. I keep lilt; b,"et i . ,I bit. t its t iillmtttc" btUee lot It. (O 00 r I.I IIId1 f tool I VII to utluvr bte, .In or nf tio n cu cr..nx~n un !· TLhc\ HirU ve. Tory ;.tiro n., Cl...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
IMPOUNDINGS. MoonoloYA.-Out of lucerne pad dock, Ardmona--VWhite bullocks, no visible brand. Off Toolamba Common -White strawberry cow, like C off rump, C near rump ; red steer, white scum on near eye, blotch like B off rump; red cow, white on face, M off ribs, top off near ear ; roan and white steer, no visible brand; dark iron-grey horse, hind coronets white, white streak down face, appears to be partly blind, collar marked, no visible brand. Out of pad dock, Toolamba--Red and white bullock, F near ramp. To be sold on March 28, 1894. RoCHtESTEn.-Red, white and brindle cow, no bisible brand; red and white cow, a lump on near jaw, branded like R (reversed) off rump ; red and white yearling steer, no visible brand. To be sold on April 4, 1894. Moo.t.-Light draught bay horse, large blaze, near hind foot white, collar marked, heart brand near shoulder. To be sold on April 4, 1894.
Tatura Athletic Sports. NOMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
Tatura Athletic Sports. -0- NOMINATIONS. The following nominations were re ceived by the Hon. Secretary (Mr O. F. Vaughan), up' to 8 o'clock last evening, for tile principnl events to be rim off on Wednesday, April 4, 1894: : SHEFFIELD HANDICAP. W. Gately, Tatura Irvin Dick N. L. Orford I. Walker W. J. Davey, Mooroopna A. Beckwith ,, W. Hill J. J. Gleeson J. J. M'Isaa ,, W. Mollerstead , J. Bruce J. W. McMahon, Echuca J. T. Turner W. Anderson C. K. Montgomery ,, F. L. Vines S. Neely, Rochaster D. Neely D, .McPherson, Melbourne W. J. Kelly P. Borne, Fitzroy P. C. O'Kane Mansfield. H. D. Mullen, Warrandyte E. Evans, Katunga A. W. Edwards, Shepparton E. A. Coyle, Rushworth E. Patterson, Marrungi M. G. Cronin, Cobram T. M. Skanc, Goldsboroogh R. Spears, Mooroopna North HANDICAP HURDLES. J. J. O'Rielly, Tatura R. Walker W. Gately, F. It. Dick A. Beckwith, Mooroopna H. Hill J. J. Gleeson J. J. McIsaae G. McCarthy, South Elmore H. P. Mullen, Warrandyte A. W. Edwards, Shepparton E. Palmer, ...
ARE WOMEN BRAVE? [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
ARE WOMEN BRAVE? TIrE question has times out of number been raised, whether the palm for the higher degree of courage should be awarded to tile male or to thie femalo sex. This is a qulestion whicllh cannot be answered off lhand ; for if we take a number of instances in which courage has been shown, we find on anialysis that they differ widely in the r attributes. Blroadlly speaking. we find two: distinct types of courage-physical and moral : which are, however, frequently blended in varying I oportlons. By the former is meltt the courage of a lion, whose natural instinct loads him to rush upon his foes ; by the latter, that of a person oho fully realises the risks he will run, or t the trouble h will bring upon him. self (the word is uscd generically, and applies eumally to woment), and yet per. forms tie cnt. One who is conslantly exposed to risks leading an active out.door life, has naturally more presence of mind and decision than one who has lead a home life, and never before s...
RAILWAY MANIFEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
RAILWAY MANIFEST. -:o: Goods and parcels, addressed to the following consignees, are now lying at the Tatura railway station : Goons.-Hunter Bros., T. Hogan, G. Diddams, Williams and Co., F. Halkyard, C. Grover, Farrell, J. For syth, J. Gibb, Alexander, M'Calman, AM. Miller, P. Kilbride, Mrs Brown, and Father O'Connell. PAnoEuLs.-Sonmcr, Vaughan, Currie, Davis, Walker, Lacey, Maskell, Camp bell, Halkyard, Gallia, Hunter Bros., Miller, Lockwood, Hollow, Crayon, and Crosland0
TATURA URBAN WATER TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
TATURA URBAN WATER TRUST. The usual monthly meeting of the above trust was held in the office on Monday evening last, when there were present-Conts Wilson (in the chair), Hunter, and Walshe. Tihe minutes of the previous meeting having been read and confirmed, the following correspondence was read. From the Tatura Fire Brigade, asking for the use of the fire-plugs for practice. -There was a discussion as to the quantity of Water the brigade would re quire for these practices, but as it was considered advisable to assist the brigade, it was decided that they should have the use of the water once a week. The chairman reported that Mr Hanlon had been interviewed with reference to the purchase of an acre of his land for filter-bed purposes. £35 had been I offered to that gentleman for the land, which priee he (Mr Hanlon) considered too small, but he eventually agreed to take £40. The trust alreaidy possessed I a piece of land near Mr MI'Elgunn's, and the obtaining of this piece would e b...
Farmer. Fertility and What it Costs. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
jarmncr. 'Fertli'y sed Wthat it Costs. I'ro.t n paper by S. S. Ball.y, read before Ir West Miclhigan Fnrnmer's Club, we tnke the following well ascertasiud but too often -veri.nked facts: It has been found beyond question that the more s.iential :err.ente In plant foo tnnelsti of unly three, vir.: nittrgen, potash I and phosphoric acid; all the other elementls meemtd to be abundant and always available in moist roils ; but these three or some 1.f them are often lacking in anavailable form, where soils IRave been long under cultiva Aun,, or if not lancking are lucked up in com Dinatin beyond the reach of mset plants and must in some way be unlocked or sup. pivcd antiflrialy, or we have no healthy -lant growth. These elemenrts-if we must apply the soil with them--hare a certain nd almonest fixed value the world over, like _rld anrl silver. S.lub'ec nitrogen is worth avr:r .16 cents per oulnttd, prtash 6 cents, phosplhoric acid 8 cents. Im a n In r.f timothy hay there are thirty pounds...
EARLY ATLANTIC STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
EARLY ATLANTIC STEAMERS. IT was in 1839 that the success attending Wilcox and Anderson'snow entertpriseo to the Pleninsula led the admiralty to seek for e tenders for carrying the mails across the Atlantic. The circular fell into the hands t of Samutel Cunard, then the East India" a Company's agent at Halifax, whosinco 1815 t had been carrying the mails at his own risk between B'oston, Newfoundland, and Ber. muda. This new transatlantic mail-carrying Y was but a development of his old business, and to enter on it ho wanted calital, and so he came to Lon'don. Melvill, the secretary oa f the East India Company, sent him to a RobertNapier, theClyde engineer, whohad built many a good? craft for John Company, and Napier introduced him to George Burns, who in time introduced him to his partner, David MacIver, of Liverpool, who was anything but a sanguine man. 1 That the way of the world is a way of surprises was never better shown than in the story of the Cunard Line. First w?o have Burns...
PAT'S REHEARSAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
PAT'S -REHEAlISAL. Two Irishmen once made a bob, .which was that onoof themorn would not drink a gallon of beer in five minutes. A minute or two before entering upon the wager, P'at said to at friend of his "I am sur o to will, becauso I know I can do it." "How do you know it?" asked his friend. " Why," answered P'at, " because I have just been and tried it on with water, and I did it, and, shuro, if I can (do it with water, I can aisy with boor."
LIFE WORTH LIVING. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
LIFE WOItTIH LIVING. GEoicGEv: "Well, life is worth living after all." Jack : " What's happened ?" George: " I went to a railway station to see my sister oil, and by somo ochance Harry Hansom was there to- see his sister off, and in the rush and noise and.confusion we got mixed, and I kissed his sister and.hl kissed mine." Little Dick. Dot isn't going to giro mo any candy. I know it.-Mother : Didn't she say she would ?-Little Dick : Y-e.s, but she said it just the way sister Clara says "Don't" when some feller is going to kiss her. Briggs : " What, did you tell.your wife when you got homo so late Tuesday night b"-Briggs: "I told her she ws the sw y$tq womtup in the world," _' _
HER TIME OF PROBATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
HER TIME OF PIROBATION. HE,: " Gl ldys, I must beg of you, whil you are an oengaged girl, to observe a few of the limits of prolrioty. Your flirtations aro tno talk of tho town.' Shlo: " ?loll, bIt you know I was a Ilirt when you asked mo to be your wifo. You can't expect that marriago will nmako any differenco." lHe: " I don'b :expect it-of course not I Bt? I should liko you to show solme slight sense of deCency until you are married I"
RODNEY IRRIGATION AND WATER SUPPLY TRUST. THE PARISH OF MURCHISON. [Newspaper Article] — The Kyabram Union and Rodney Shire Advocate — 16 March 1894
RODNEY IRRIGATION AND WATER SUPPLY TRUST. -4-- THE PARISH OF MURCHISON. A deputation from the residents of the parish of Murchison was introduced t- o the Minister of Water Supply on Tuesday last by Mr Sternberg, M.L.C., and Mr Webb, Mr T. Murphy, and Mr O'Neil, M.L.A.'s. It asked that some relief should he granted to the land owners in that parish from the rating of the Rodney Irrigation and Water Sup ply Trust, owing to the parish having been included in the area of the trust against their wishes. When it was proposed to form that trust the resi dents objected to their inclusion on the ground that the water channels would be too low to be availed of for irrigation purposes, and that they would' be of little service to them for a domestic and stock supply. Mr Deakin, who was then Minister of Water Supply, how ever, included them tentatively, believing that he had power to excise thenm from the trust should they still object to their inclusion. They persisted in their opposition to ...