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A SWAMP SOIL. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
A SWAMP SOIL, Sumo owners of swamp soil aro puzz led by their utiprotlueuvo character when liist cultivated. i'liey - roason that soils have been wado out of vegetation ami, therefore, should bo able to produco plants luxuriantly. Tlio truth generally is that a raiv swamp soil is in an inert condition, the air has been excluded, and "acids have, formed, and bacteria are not at work. When the water lias boon drawn off, llio exposure of tile soil to fro.st after autumn ploughing and a siunincr of thorough tillage does much to mend matters. A few tons of stable manure per acre introduce the needed bacteria. An application oi" lime sweetens ? tho soil. Tho nitro gen in the sivamp begins to gain av ailability. Usually, thero is great delicieucy in potash, and, heavy ap plications pay. i'hosphoric aoid also i- nci.ded. The first year should be given to some bustling plant lilie maize that can help itself to raw and coarse food, and tlio tillage paves the way for a moro profitable trucking...
WALTZING ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
VAL/L'ZING HOUND. "Tlv.1111sn mo » lio ta«a to Ins tair hmrever, seeiuod to bo »ov"r,,en^; until lie hud wound a largo ball, tvhuJi , lie, very embarrassingly hid m lm DOC- j k°i.'"ir l'ai'liicr (to mother iioxt mora in, V-"ltS funny tliinp mother, but. 4 m.'l.b I put n woollen spencer J,., my dress, and this inonilny it >iad completely disappeared.
THE OMEO STANDARD. With which is Incorporated the Omeo Telegraph. TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
THE OMEO STANDARD. With which is Incorporated the Omeo Telegraph. TUESDAY, JAN OAKY S7, 1914. Tho programmo of the Methodist hsrveflt festival colebratiena ia publiabed in another column. It ia requested that all accounts duo to tho titamfemi up till th* end of 1913 be paid beforo the end of this week. Tho Tainbo shiro counoll have decided to carry out tho aoheme for draining tho township at Lalcea Kntranco, and for this purpoae a Bum of £-000 ia to be borrowed. Ths poatmaatergeneral.Mr Agar Wynne,is contemplating tho erection of a wireless telephone fetation at Dirgo if the experimonta now being made at Uantcrton .provo satis factory. .;i Tho farewell social Jo. Counc ilor and Mrs Crumley will be held iu thatiUlce llatlon Friday, .10th instant- Subscriptions will be received by gentlemen named in the adver* tisoincnt column. A meeting of those interested in the annual 8t, Patrick's sports (will be held .at the Convent schoolroom to morrow (Wed nesday) ovening at & o'olock. ...
SPECTRES THAT STOLE MONEY. SAVINGS CARRIED OFF. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
SPECTRES THAT STOLE MONEY. SAVINGS CARRTED OKI?. Tho way in- which a French family oi fannoro called on ".spirits" to nid tnoin in ua attempt to avoid paying live rout is causing somo amusement in PariB. Two brothers, named- Gnitton, occu pied, with their wives and children,, a small farm near Saint-Amand. One day they told their neighbors of in visible hands, which upset their flower pots and disarranged their gardens. *Umo. (Juitton, tho younger, said, too, that by night sho had seen through her window two black men-or demons who walked up and down, casting cur ses at tho house. It was discovered on tho next d:.y that the family's whole savings had disappeared. Appeal wad made to tho priest and to tho polico. But neither tho Latin of tho ono nor tho vigilanco of tho other (says tho "Matin") could throw light upon tho matter for tho moment. .inquiries Wcro continued by tho policc- Miul "tho'^'stoloh" moiioy wa.s found under a staircase, whoro tho brothers Guittoo Lad hidden it.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
Marrlaga, MCCAHTIIV-FRANKMH.- On 20th Decem ber, 1913, at St. Michael's Church, Hot ham Hill, by Rev. Father J. Norris, Floranco Anthony, third eoa of Mr aad Mrs Jerome M'Cmhy, 44 Rivorview M Wnterford, Pargn, to Ruby Elizabeth Eva, elder dauuhler of the lute John Tay lor Franklin and Mrs Franklin, late of KaBti Gippglaotl and Hotbam Hill. Pre* sent address, Adelong, N.S.W,
REMARKABLE FRAUDS: A FAMILY CHARGED. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
REMARKABLE FRAUDS: A FAMILY CHARGED. Remarkablo evidenca was given at Uourneiuouth (England) recently wheii IJortio Way, a retired butcher, and his wife and daughter, Elizabeth and Flo rence Louisa Way, were charged with obtaining £800 by false pretences from .Mrs'. Anuio Maria Wheeler and an ther. . Airs. S. Pearco, for the Treasury, »:«id Aliss Way first obtained 30/ from Airs. Wheeler for examination teeB in l;tnuary, 1911. Tliia was followed by oiher small advances. . Afterwards sho shewed Airs. Wheeler two letters purporting to come from Luiidou firms, one of, whioli informed her that alio hud woti a -£50 prize fur her march, "Hibeniin," - and the other that the wits entitled to a £300 prize. Another Jccmnent purported to be the report of a musical syndicate, and stated t hat Aliss Way was entitled to sis. and a quarter millions or money. . . In all £808 was advanced by Airs. Wheeler, partly m banknotes, ' with .some of wliich, said edunsel, Way had paid tho rent, uf a more exp...
POTTING BUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
POTTING BUTtER. , A practical correspondent, in rupJy tc ' an enquiry, thus describes tho methods ho hay four^d sueeessiul:-"A vess&lt;_>J intended lor keeping butter should bo deep, with a mouth not exceedingly iU inches in width. Bailor hmdo foi ' keeping should be churned from. ripen . ed cream. The temperature on the " day of dimming should be as low a* possible, and it water can be obtained at 50 dog. for washing, so much tiio better. After at least three wash ings, during which the butler is reeked gently to prevent its aggregation, u should bo brined and subsequently placed iu a trough to drain and dry. If a butter box is provided for cooling, so much" tho bettor, inasmuch as fur keeping tho butter should bo quite firm before salting and working on the but ter worker. Tho salt should be ground Almost as fiuo as llour, having first been thoroughly dried. It is then distributed on tho butter, after the ..roller has been passed over it, at tho rato of throe-quarters o...
YET ANOTHER CAT STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
YET ANOTHER CAT STORY, I To tho several highly interesting oat stories to which you Jiavo already ac corded tiho widely extended publicity of-your columns, I would liko to odd another (writes ti correspondent to "T.P's. Weekly.") Wlien living 111 tlio Midlands, wo j lintl ns ft household pet., a lino tortoise shell eat which luid been with us from ' kittonhood. Out of a numerous yield | of . kittens, not one lmd resembled its ' m|othor, and wliilo they were stun- | ? ni.trily disposed of, sho who had given i thorn birth was retained, and kept tho i . hotiso and premises clear of vermin. ' After several years, sho appeared to ! bo suffering from toothache, evidence 1 of . which was forthcoming in a swollen fnco, always oil the. same sido of tno .' fiico, and which interfered with hor I pleasant facial appearance, as I have ] seen tho oaso with human beings ltudor ' similar circumstances. When suiter- | ing from thoso attacks, by her pitiful i look up into uiii' laces siio socmed to '...
PIGS AS BAROMETRS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
PIGS AS BAR0N1ETRS. ' ' Probably tho last tlnug tlmt 0110 ? .ivoi,ld 'bxpi-ot to ii.dicalo ch.meos " th,o weather is a p.K» l;llL t11 Sa(. ' according to tho skipper &lt;>f ,, ^ ouLiiian, thoitf oars droop. ^rth t , reading between 2l>.»0 and f the lis begin to forecast approach aU..^ o£ low pressuro. »111" " , ,.nVyr. .guts bolow 2S).fiO tb® I''k3 ' to hurst and tho storm is pretty s&lt;>« to mjj-'. witliiu' I'.vo hours. 1!111t . I., " meter puts a beautiful t&lt;ft st u u tails, and tl.o ears stand jnuj -ad witli a tnflo of » «ml torlvvru
CROSS-LEGGED HABIT. PERSONS WHO SIT CARELESSLY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
CROSS-LEGGED HABIT. PlillSONS WHO SIT CAHKLliSSLl. j l&lt;\iily 80 pel* cent, of travellers by 1 tramway car and omnibus .sit cro^i . logged. That is tho opinion of a eur rospondent who has taken particular uotico of hia follow passengers. Tho cross-legged habit when you oit down is provocative of gravu harm to t»'io body. Indeod, in time, a Lou uoa doctor who told "Tho .Daily .Mir ror/' it produces variooso veins if the person regularly iulopts this and uo othor attitude. "Tho object-ion X boo to the habit," ho said, "is that tho return How ot blood from tho leg is stopped at iho kuco, tho result being that tho voius in tho leg swell lip, * !UiVJl tho weight is thrown upon one sido ol' tho body, and the under kg 'goes to sleep1 owing to tho prta suroput on tho sciatic nervo. 'i'iio bodv should bp equally balanced. "l'horo is imother danger 1 ought to point'out. If you sit cross-legged you becomo lop-sidod. "Porsoually X novel* do this. I alwayn let tho legs rest limply-.str...
COOKED OR UNCOOKED FOOD FOR PIGS. WHICH IS BEST? [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
COOKED OR UNCOOKED FOOD FOR PIGS. . WHICH IS liEKTi' Tim economic value of cooking food for pigs is frequently diti .lusod,*. and upon tlio point divergent views- on. pressed. Aii interesting exp>Miioiau> upon the subject has been. conduct* d b.V ouo of the aurioullural bigh schools in Wales, and the results there obtain ed go to indicate that there is a blight pt'oiii in favour of cooking food. fr>ix pigs were uswl in the .experiment, be ing of the large Yorkshire and JJeriv shire cross. They were fifteen week** old ut the In-ginning. The ration given to lot one was 3i lb boiled potatoes, 2£-ll> barley mealjund to lot two tho same quantities, only tho potatoes were raw. The potatoes wore boiled in sufiieieut quantity to last a week, ami were supplied cold, \Vhcrcas tl\&lt;i potaiooH in the caso of tho st'0cr&lt;d *'.'* tion were pulped after being thorough* ly washed, Thp potatoea ami meai were mixed with water ami then sui* plied to tho piffs. Tho total...
NEW PROCESS FOR PRESERVING MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
NEW PROCESS FOil iUiESEHVING MILK. To tlier already known methods ut preserving milk another'lias boon add ed by two Italian physicians. Tlrcir method is to preserve milk by moan. of an atmosphere of carbonic acid gas, under pressure. The milk remains unaltered for several (lavs, both in iLs physical and chemical characters, and in the biological constituents, the fer meuts. Some of tho germs present aro killed, while others have their de velopment arrested. By this method uneookod milk can be kept for eight or twelve-days at a temperatmv &lt;>! 12 deg. tf» I-J deg. C., while boiled milk in preserved uidefiniU-ly. Tin* gas is produced with, little or r.i. trouble. Tho inventors claim fur th;.» method a solution of tlu; (|iu sli:;n &lt; : infant feeding. Milk pr-.s-Mvi,d .. this manner ought certainly to Iyj mi perior to m»lk sterilised by heat. o\\ ig to tho fact that milk can ha 1: i» hv this proceas for a con-idnable 'p» . ?or) with all pathogenic g-Tini; :b>...
FLY CATECHISM. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
FLY CATECHISM. "Whoro is tho liy born?-In manure aii&lt;I filth. "Whoro dues Ibo fly live? - In nil kinds of iilth and ho carries Iilth en his foot and wings. Where does the Ily go when lie leaves tho manure pile ami the .-pit toon r-in; gue.'j into tho kitchen, the dining-room and tho store. What dubs tho fly do there? - llo walks on tho bread, iruit, and veget ables; lio wipes bis i'eefc on tbo butter and ho bathes in tho milk. Due* tho Ily visit patients sielc with consumption, typhoid lover,: and ohul era infantum? Ho due-*, and he may call on you next, carrying the infrcLion of til esc diseases. "What diseases does tho fly carry? I'vphoid fever, consumption, liwirjhoo.,] diseases, diplicheria, scarlet uver; ami in fact, any eom iinnu-ab'.e disease. How can the ily br> prevented ?r- Hy destroying all the filth i.buul yonr promises-; screen tin privy vault, cuvor tho' manliro bin, bnr.i all waste mat ter, destroy your garbage, soroen your houso. Either nmn must kill th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
&&.,£) elM (*»*»£ '0 I Pi .- &lt;Y&lt; ^ 7't5^ &lt; WMl " r ir A For Constipation, Biliousness, Bad Breath, Headache, Indigestion. £> © \M i £ J: "W O vO Ar -'S i -3 /V 'c" O /.? :OOUd[± t d' A i / M L :1WM4RRET. O CTV & co. AJ &lt; 5 \ i TD" WOOL, GRAIN, eg PRODUCE SROKtztxm. STOOK ,.->rJO STATION AGSKT!). r£ f ifV"5 A Or hb^ a 8 Jp 5 iS :u ft£WF When desired Clips ire Rcclansed by Expci-ts penny per lb. :imUK at a total cost or vn^xi All Produce carefully Valued by Exports j.rlor to o*-» Oliwitn divert choice of any Market. SPHCIAL DEPARTMENTS Sale of LAND. STORE and FAT STOpK, TALLOW. HIDES, FURS. BUTTER and DAIRY PR( DUCF AGENTS FOR > Quibefl's Sh^cp Dip. ; Kemp's Pntcnt Sheep Branding Llq^s } V/ormo Speciflco Sheep Drench. C Nobel's Glasgow Explosives and Chllwortn > 7 CVtrtr? &lt; f ? 1 "-^3 *7* \ C9i,i^ Mit AUSSHALIAK WOOL WAREHOUSES, 573 to 579 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. AUCTION SALES OF WOOL, HIDES,...
JOST ONE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
JOST ONE. You havo a fair memory,' a grout capacity for learning, a largo bump oi veneration, and a woll-devcloped lioad generally," said the phrenologist. "And is there anything olsoP" asked tho youth under examination in the exuberance of his joy, "that my hoaii needs to make it absolutely perfect?" "Yes," answored tho professor," "it -er-neods a shampoo." A young mail calls a sweetheart ol his ltevenge, beeatiso slio is sweet; and another calls his mothor-in-lnw De lay, because she is dangerous; and a Sout'h-end man calls his wife Fact, beoauso slio is a stubborn tiling; nn-.l and a wife of a lawyer calls him Neces sity, because he knows no law; a New castle man calls his wifo Frailty, he causo Shakespeare says, "Frailty, thy namu is woman;" and a Ilirmingham insurance agent calls his wife Honesty, because it's tho bust policy; and a Sydney man calls his wifo Mary Jane, becauso that is her name; and a Liv erpool man calls his wife Darling, be eauso that isn't- her name-.ilia's a ...
IN A FRIENDLY SORT OF WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
IN A FRIENDLY SORT OF WAY. When a man ain't got a emit and It's feeling kind o' bluo, And tho clouds hang dark and heavy and won't lot the sunshine through, It's a great thing, 0 my brethreu, for a l'ellow just to lay His hand upon your shoulder in a friendly sort o' way. It makes a man feel curious, it makes tho teardrops start, An' you sort o* feels a flutter in the region of the heart; You can't look up and meet his eyes, ,vou don't know what to say, When his hand is 011 your shoulder in a friendly sort o' way. Oli, the world's a ourious compound with its honey and its gall, With its cares and hitter crosses,, but a good world alter all; An' a good God must have made leastways that is what I say, When a hand is on your shoulder in a friendly sort of wny. Leuiou Snow.-Cut two lemons in half and squeeze out all tho juice. Put tho rind in a saucepan with 0110 pint of water and « cup t)f sugar. Boil for a few' minutes. . Romovo rind, and stir ill 3 cup sago. Cook till dono; thoh turn...
ADVANTAGES OF CLIPPING HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 January 1914
ADVANTAGES OF CLIPPING HORSES. First.-Tlio natural, process of moul ting tjr shedding tho liair is a draft on tho vital.ty ot: ihe animals, Tile up putitu is diminished, and with "work or pleasure, horso exertion is irksome dur ing that period. Clipinng or arti licial removal oi tho Hair accomplishes in a very short spaco of - tirno what .Nature requires "much more time to do. In other words, Nature is an ticipated in her work, and tho ani mal's system saved a call upon it. Second.-A clipped horse is_ Joss liable to take cold than a long-coawxl norso, because tho evaluation of pers piration is more rapid. . A -"hot" norso will cool out much quicker with a shurt eoat. Every ^room is aware of this fact. . Third.-A clipped horso requires loss fuei (food) to maintain bodily heat than tho long coated horse; therefore clip ping as a matter of economy should bo: generally practised. ' Fourth.-iA clipped' liorao loloks moro cleanly, acts iuqro sprightly, and keeps in better health. Horses i...