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NORTH COAST CO-OPERATIVE COMPANY. HALF-YEAR'S TURNOVER £404,659. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 22 January 1914
NORTH COAST CO-OPERATIVE COMPANY. HALF-YEAR'S TURNOVER ' £404.659. Tho following report, referring to the largest cooperative farmers' company in the world, should prove of interest to many of our readers » Tho half-yearly meeting of the North Coast Cooperative -Company wan recently held at Byron Bay, N.S.W. • The only im portant. question before the shareholders was « proposal fto establish a diseased pig fuud, which was turned down by the majority of those present. It was contended ihat, if an inspector wria sent uround among the fanners, there would not be many diseased pigs sent to slaughter yards. . The Chairman (Mr.'Rending), in moving the adoption of . the report and balance sheet, stared that the Ojd. per lb. deducted from suppliers for four mouths past 'as an export reserve fund would bo refunded, and the other reserve fund of £3500 out of the profit and loss account would be distributed among tho last six* months' supplier.*, in the form of fully paid-up shares. A canning ...
KAISER'S CASTLES FOR SALE COST TOO MUCH FOR UPKEEP [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 22 January 1914
KAISER'S CASTLES FOR SALE COST TOO MUCH FOR UPKEEP The Kaiser, who has completely re covered from his recent indisposition, is reported by several of the Berlin news papers to-day to be planning to sell a number of his castles (says the Berlin correspondent of the "Daily Express" of November 25). Tho reason for this step is that he finds their maintenance too great a drain on his purse. The expenses of the Imperial Court are increasing every year, and it is impossible for him to obtain any farther Increase in liis civil list, which was fixed at £1,000,000 in 1910. Including shooting boxes, the Kaiser owns about sixty residences in Ger many, and, despite the strenuous life he leads, he only manages to visit about fifteen each year, and these are always the same. A number of the superfluous castles are pow in need of repair, and the Kaiser floes not care to spend the money on them.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 22 January 1914
Prentlce-Bt., East St. Kllda. September 2, 1913. Mr. Brin.—I, a mother of eleven chll Iren. write to help if possible hard-work- : Ins: mothers who have young children at- ! tending school. T tiling you should make • tnown your P^dic Pomade for the head. I tts effect is miraculous. My girls attend i the Windsor Convent School, and their ! heads have been shown as an example 1 >f rood. the offect of Pedic Pomade. Tn Justice to mothers who. unfortunately, have to ero out working it should bp nnre Generally known. T give you with i heart and a half permission to make ; my us® you wish of this letter.—Youra. *tc.. fMrs.) AIiICE O'CALIiAGHAN. Pedip Pomnde for the head destroys Vermin and Nits: is sold by all Chemists Stores. nr posted by J. Brin. Chemist. *Ja.st Mnlvern, V.. 1/2. 2/3 and 3/9: with Vft rnmb. 6d. extra. ' POULTRY FOR EXPORT. All Classes wanted. We buy by live weicht. Crates lent. Ko Commission ot Cartage Charged. Chickens. Ducklings 7d. Old Fowls 'rom 2/6 to 5/- pair, a...
WARDEN'S COURT. AN INFORMAL OBJECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 22 January 1914
WARDEN'S COURT. AN INFORMAL OBJECTION;. A Warden's Court wus lioltl at Corry 'ong 011 Saturday woelc before Mr. A.'A." Kelloy, P.M., when the matter of an ob-. jection by A. A. Drown, of Walwa, to an application for a mining lease by Stephen Terry, also of Wuhva, was listed. I Mr. Hood appeared for Terry. Brown did not appear. Mr. Ilood submitted that the objoction was informal. In the first place the objector had not shown that he was the holder of a miner's right, ami, secondly, he had failed to cause a summons to he issued. Counsol sub mitted that the objection could not be entortuiued. The Warden said that the by-law requiring tho production of a minor's right did not apply to an objec tion to a lease application. There was a serious informality however, the objector ! having failed to lodge any deposit. The objection consequently could not be en tertained. As there was no deposit, no ! costs could bd allowed. - Courier, ,
THE TALLANGATTA-CUDGEWA RAILWAY. TURNING FIRST SOD. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 22 January 1914
• THE TALLANGATrA-CUDGEWA RAILWAY. turning first sod. Tallaugatta was the scene of un import ant coreuumy oil Saturday last, when the extension of tho railway line to Cudgewa was formally commenced. It is many years since an event of equal uiomuut took place here, ami residents oF the town ami district wero greatly excited in consequence. Long before tho time fixed for the arrival of tho Parliamentary party, tho station platform was thronged. Tho special train was, if anything, a littlo boforo time; but everything was in readiness for tho reception. Tho visitors wore formally welcomed by tho President (Cr. Irvine) and Councillors of the Shire of Towong, ami tho Premier (Mr. Watt) briefly responded. The following Mem bers of Parliament accepted tho invita tion to bo presentMr. Watt (Premior), Mr. Mackinnon (Attorney-General and Minister for Railways), Mr. lirown (Minister for Mines), Mr. M'Ourcheou, Ml-. Hillson, Mr. Saclise, Mr. Lockie, and Mr. Carlisle. A number of officials and re...
MELBOURNE LETTER. THE NEED OF LIBERALISM. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 22 January 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER. [nv OUH BPKOIAL OORBE8PONDKNT.] The Nised of Liberalism. This is still the soason of "good inten tions" that pavo tho way to tho drear ubodo. And hence Liberal loaders aro Htmlvi"f? dofoat, Booking the roasons; and indulging hopes of siiccobs in new inten tions. Thoy are coming to tho view that the chief weakness of Liberalism, that has alienated popular support, lios in tho voluntary accoptunco of Conservative manacles upon Liberal candidates and members. Tho Liberal platform is rot toil : it is liddlod with tho while ant of Toryism. It is not strong enough to support tho full weight of virile progres sive Liberalism. Anothor weakness is I the lack of young men i» I ha party. Theso liavo beeu thrust aside in favor of electoral rejects who lag supeifluous upon the political stage; who have been " ruined by polities'* and .who conse quently regard I be perquisites of Liberal orguniz itions as a kind of political pon siou for rejects. And tho worst of it ;is tliat (h...
A HOLD-UP MAN. SUPPOSED TO BE IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 22 January 1914
A HOLD-UP MAN. SUPPOSED TO BE IN AUSTRALIA'. Word haw been received by tho police authorities in Sydney that the man who held-up the South Pacific Railroad Com pany^ train at Moute, in California, ou Decomber 1, robbed several of the pasHen«j».rs, (ind killed IVIr. H. E Monta«ru«*, the tmvell iiiK'tigent of tho Company, is supposed to hjivrt ooinn to Australia. Tho hold-up wiis oiio of the moat daring of tho kind that had beeu committed in that part of America for yoira. The hold-up man rodoou tlio railway track, stopped the train and threatened to 8h«»ot both the driver and the flreman should they move. Ho then forced the panaens^rH, at the point of a revolver, to ^ive up their jewellery, and j upon the interference of Mr. Montague shot him dead. Th« man escaped to the Pacific Cj»a8t. and sailed, it id presumed by the Sun Francisoo police, for Australia.— --Yew*. I
BUTTER EXPORT TRADE. A CRITICAL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 22 January 1914
BUTTER EXPORT TRADE. A CRITICAL REPORT. As a result of bisobservations ami investi gation* when iu Eu^hiud ami Ireland, Mr. H. W. Osborne, malinger of the Western District Co-oper«tiv«» Distributing Co., wlio returned to Melbourne' last week, has pro pared an exhaustive; and keenly critical report, to which he had appended it series of recommendations. • JG11 l.the iformer he1 lays bare ihe causes «»f the backward' drift of the Australian butter on the London mar ket, and in the hitter be «'inbodie.s his ideas an to the means whereby the product'nmy bo restored to favor with the consumers iu the United Kingdom. = The MABOAitnfE 1 Menaoe. 1 The damage to Australian brands on the London ^market by the competition of uiar irariue is fully admitted by Mr. Osborne, who urges that-the use'of colouring sub stances iu the substitute should be pro hibited by law in the Kingdom. That coloured margarine is a serious rival to butter must be apparent to everyone. It has taken the place, of secon...
VOLTURNO DISASTER CAPTAIN'S ORDEAL [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 22 January 1914
YOLTURNO DISASTER : i i CAPTAIN'S ORDEAL "Within five minutes of the tire being reported to'tho captain flames reaching • to a height of" thirty or forty feet ware leaping out of the hatchway leading to No. 1 hold." This statement, made yesterday at the • Board of Trade in- ' quiry, hold at the Caxton Hall, Into the disaster to* the Volturno, illustrated • the extraordinary nature of the tra- ■ gedy which thoso'in charge of the ship had to. face (reports the "Dally Ex press" of November 27). ' This appalling suddenness, in the de- ; velopment of the flre was due In a largo measure to the inflammable na ture of the cargo, which was described by Mr Aclarid, K.C., who represented the Board of Trade, as follows:— "In No. 1 hold .there were stowed drums and barrels of various chemi cals. and tar oil and other oils. Above that were rags. Above them peat moss; and above that'-straw-covered bottles, so that when the fire started there was material for making the astonishing blaze which resu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 22 January 1914
?GEELONG: I OULL D|STRIBUTING AGENTS , -.1 Aries, Abbott, Gtieringnap St. d.ba Vaiveiess, a 8 Hupmobile, Swift, and I Straker-Squire Cars. THOME 1582. MELBOURNE:' 618-24 Elizabeth St. N. STANDARD COMMERCIAL VEHICLES. Tmone 5306. THE EASY WASHER Soak the Clothes in RINSO, rinse, and the washing is done without even a cop per] fire . . . Made by HUDSON'S A Name Famous In Every Home. Fourth Edition. Twentieth Thousand Handsome Cloth Gilt 3/6. PoBted 3/9 SOULS IN PAWN. SOULS IN PAWN. SOULS IN PAWN. By MISS LINDSAY RUSSELL, MISS LINDSAY RUSSELL, The Australian Marie Corelli. The Australian Marie Corelli. A TRULY REMARKABLE STORY which is continuing to attract a verj large constituency ot readers. Many Press Notices have appeared of which the two following are representative. Launceston Examiner (Australian) "A brilliant romanclst . . . exhib its a marvellous creative faculty anc a style which many older authors might eavy . . . The book 1b a powerful one . . . exposes the hollowness and ...
ST. CLEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 22 January 1914
ST. CTjEMENT St. Clement, whose festival was ob served yesterday at the numerous London churches of this dedication, is associated with two widely different classes of mankind, choirboys and blacksmiths. Formerly the choris ters of Ripon used to go about the Minster after service on St. Clement's Day, and offer an apple with a sprig of box in it to everybody present for which they expected a "tip," Blacksmiths, not content with St. Dun- ■ stan, also claimed St. Clement. Miss Charlotte Yonge has recorded that she used to be disturbed when writ ing her novels, first at Otterbourne and afterwards at Hursley, by the blacksmiths exploding gunpowder on their anvils In honor of St. Clement's Day.
PORTER'S PLIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 22 January 1914
PORTER'S PLIGHT A special committee of four mem bers of the Bnttle (Sussex) Board of Guardians has been appointed to mako a searching inquiry into' the question of the workhouse porter's trousers, af ter six months' constant service, were pronounced beyond repair. In April on the advice of a Local Go verntnent Board Inspector, the Battle guardians decided to put William George Parker, the porter, into uniform in order to maintain the dignity of the ancient town. They invited tenders and voted £3, and in due course Parker appeared in all the glory of blue and brass, an "ornament to the posi'.ion he has held for ten years. But time and fate dealt unkindly with part of his uniform, and to save the dignity of Battle he asked for a new pair of trousers. A few days ago the guardians met to discuss the matter, but, like Parker's trousers, the meeting was divided, and the trouser amendment, moved by T.ady Mabelle Egerton, was defeated by one vote. Lady Mabelle Egerton, one of Park er's cham...
£10.000 ACRE SLUM SCHEME [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 29 January 1914
£10.000 ACRE SLUM SCHEME Mr William O'Brien, vice-president of the Dublin Trades Council, stated at the Dublin housing" inquiry on Novem ber 24 that a great number of workers could not pay economic rents. Where the money given to the landlords shouTd go for food and clo.thiner. Instead ot building: on the outskirts ot the city and securing* cheap fares, the corpora- 1 tion preferred to buy slum property at £70.000 an acre. In order to enrich slum ' owners. i ■
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 29 January 1914
CLOSER SETTLEMENT FARM ALLOTMENTS \ppIication is invited for Farming Areas on the Undermentioned Estates— Batata. District No. ol Allotment* Available, Suitable lor wkeat crowing and abeey turning Suitable for dairying and mixed farmlkg. Dalrylnx asd Beet Growing. Agricultural baborera—Allambee Batata, 2 Allotment!; Waubra Hitate * Allotments. Workmen's Homes—Pender's Grove Estate, 18 Allotments. Bona Vista Estate, 3 Allotments. ah Crown grants which may be laaued to the leecee at the end of any. ••If year after the first twelve yeara have expired, on payment of the calan-* of the purchase money, will be subject to a condition that the &lt;wner for the time being of the land, or a member of hla family over .1l /•ars of age, or any person approved by the Governor In Council, ehall re nds thereon for at least eight months In every year, and that a breach if this condition may lead to the forfeiture of the land to the Crown, J. I. JXNKIN8. Secretary, Band* Purckaae Board. -errl...
A GREAT INCURSION [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 29 January 1914
A GREAT INCURSION 'Wo had a groat incursion of ricli men into the business, or rather the pursuit, of landowning, and they (lireati-n to do for considerable parts of England what they have already done to the Highlands of Scotland, i e„ convert, them Into pleasure grounds without thought for the interests ol agriculture or of the population living on the land." says Mr Spender in his "Letters to the Antipodes" in the "Westminster Gazette."