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RAILWAY TIME TABLE TRAINS DEPART FOR MELBOURNE DAILY: [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
RAILWAY TIME TABLE TRAINS DEPART FOR MEL BOURNE DAILY: Sale, 7.40 a.m. Arrive at Flinders street 1.30 p.m. Bairnsdale, 2.15 p.m. Sale, 4.33 p.m. Arrive at Flinders street at 10.25 p.m. MONDAYS: Bairnsdale (via Maffra), 5.40 a.m. Arrive at Flinders-street 1.30 p.m. THURSDAYS and SATURDAYS: Bairnsdale, 5.40 a.m. Arrive at Flinders street 1.30 p.m. TRAINS LEAVE MELBOURNE DAILY: Flinders street 7.52 a.m. Arrive at Sale 1.26 p.m., Bairnsdale 3.25 p.m. Flinders street 4.30 p.m. Arrive at Sale 10.20 p.m. MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS and SATURDAYS: Flinders street, 4.30 p.m. Arrive Bairnsdale 12.25 a.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
larvestingMachiory MOWING MACHINES, IREAPERS AND BINDERS W We can now supply with our Mowing Machines a Scrub-cutting Cutter Bar; also a Weeder Attachment by which the Cutter Bar can be raised from 5in. to 10in. above usual position, thus enabling weeds, bracken, etc., to be cut without damaging grass crop. HAY RAKES, HAY TEDDERS. i--- The best quality goods only. - A large stock of duplicates kept. H. JAMES & CO. Look at the record and think out the reason why we still lead. HONEST DEALING IS THE ONLY VERDICT. TOYS TOYS! TOYS! In endless variety and to suit all and sundry. Table Delicacies-from the Leading Suppliers of the World. Muscatels, Jordan Almonds, Dates, Figs. WINES, ALES AND SPIRITS Of all the Leading Brands. . Do your shopping early. L. HERBERT, " SNowY RIVER STORES Show & Race Suits It's still money in the Bank for you by getting your clothes · .made at ANDREWS BROS. S.-i:;: THE GENUINE ORBOST TAILORS, W..,,e are now taking orders for SHOW and RACES and ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
A new serial story by Annabel Gray, entitled " Terribly Tempted," is com. menced in this week's supplement to the MAIL. Mr Bennett, M.P., has received a communication from the Deputy Post master-General to the following effect: "With reference to your personal repre sentations in regard to the communica tion presented by the Hon, James Cameron, M.L A., from Mr C. Simp son, urging an alteration in the Dele gate-Orbost mail service, I have the honor to inform you that inquiry is being made in the matter and you will be further advised as soon as possible. Mr Bennett, M.P., has received a letter from the Deputy Postmaster Gen eral in reference to the request made by the local progress association to have the name of ' Split Yard " altered to " Hel ena Vale" and stating that there is a post office named Helenavale in Queens land, and that confusion would arise if the name suggested were adopted. The residents are accordingly asked to select another name. The Municipal Band will play in ...
HEALING BY TROMBONE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
HEALING BY TROMBONE. After a remarkable oareer, August IHenri Jacob, or "Le Zouavo Jacob" the well-known faith-hlealer of: Paris, whose celebrity dated baok to the days of tho.Empire, has (says the, ourrespon dent 'of the "Daily' Telegraph,'") died iat the age of :?85: &lt;:,Boirn in 1828, he elntered thbe :'iy at' tlieo age 'of 16, and became a bainisman jiamong 'the. Zuaves of :the Inmperial 'Giird,' distinguishing himself as: i clever ipl.yei: 'of the trom 'bone:. It weas il.1866, 'at the .camp of COh1ilons,; that '!ie 'first:announced 'that. he had thlie faoiilties"o.iU ciing maladies :by,simple will power; . Several sick soldiearsi miad e .?tebhxperiment. He0 fixed his eyes upon tliem, blew a blast upon his-lroiimbond, anid declaried them ebui"edW.: ::hatever the- reason, cured s;hey appenar: to have been. The fame of these i"' ramoes" spread to Paris, and even reached the` ears of the Em porer. Naipoleon. III himself. Jacob theii left 'the regiment,' and opened a oniis...
AUSTRALIAN MEAT SUPPLY [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
AUSTRALIAN MEAT SUPPLY Speaking about the present supply and demand of meat in 'Australia, the PAsronAL REvIEW says:-"It is not generally known, but at the pre-. sent time Australia is absolutely un able to supply her orders for meat. Cable orders for large quantities of canned meats arrive daily from all parts of the world, and merchants find it impossible to fill them. Recently, one firm in Sydney had an order for 10,000 cases of canned beef by cable from the United States, and had to reply 'impossible to procure.' The same firm could buy 60,000 cases for various customers, and cannot get it anywhere, or at .rny-°irice. Every inch of space on the steamers for America. and Canada is occupie:l with lines such as frozen meat, butter, can ned meats, wool, and even onions. More vessels are urgently required for the Pacific ports of North America. By a large number of people it is imagined that Australia can supply much larger quantities of produce thLan 'she has been doing. This is a m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
1"DO YOU KNOW ' THIS " Our representative, Mr Beck, will visit your district, and bring with him Samples of all that is Newest and Bost in MEN'S and BOYS' CLOTHING and LADIES' TAILOR-MADE COSTUMES. He will be pleastPi to:opay you a visit in your own- home if you will drop him a line; C.o. HARRIS, CLUB: HEOTEL, ORBOST. LINCOLN, ,STUART & CO., PTY., LTD., FLINDERS ST., MELBOURNE. "The House for High Value." HUGH WILLIAIMS B EGS to announce that lie hLs taken over the Undertaking Business formerly carried en by Mr James Pleydell and is prepared to conduct Funerals in any pailt of the district at rearEonable rates. All conveniences supplied on application. Inquiries may be made at Mess:s Drever mams and Co.'s; Ironmongers, - - ? -. , T. J. McCOY, Undertaker, Wolseley Street, Orbost. Funerals Conducted in all parts of the district. Plain, Trimmed and Polished Collins. FIRST.CLASS HEABSE'AND PLUMES Charges Moderate. T J. McCOY, who has 38 years' experit ence, knows what you requir...
THE TIDES [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
THE TIDES High water at Marlo and Conran. Friday, Feb. 6, 3.21 a.m. 3.46 p.m. Saturday, ,, 7, 4.18 ,, 4 45 ,, Sunday, ,, 8, 5.18 ,, 5.56 ,, Monday, ,, 9, 6.36 ,, 7.18,, Tuesday, ,, 10, 7.59 ,, 8.87 ,, Wednesday, 11, 9.11 ,, 9.41 ,, Thursday,. ,, 12, 10.9 ,, 10.34 ,, Friday, ,, 13, 10.57 ,, 11.18 ,, Saturday, ,, 14, 11.39 ,, 12.0 ,, Sunday, ,, 15, - ,, 12.20 ,, Monday, ,, 16, 12.40 ,; 1.0 ,, Tuesday, ,, 17, 1.20 ,, 1.41 ,, Wednesday,, 18, 2.4 ,, 2.26 ,, Thursday ,, 19, 2.50 ,,~ 3.15,, These times may varf' according to weather - conditions,. westerly winds causing the tides to hold up later,
SANDCRACK [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
SANDCRACK - The term sandcrack is used to designate a split in the wall of the hoof. It nearly always extends in the direction of the horn fibres, from the coronet downwards, or from the eage of the wall up wards. In draught horses it is most common in the front of the hind feet, where a great strain oc curs in heavy draught or on slip pery ground, as any horse-owner will have noticed. In light horses the trouble occurs from concus sion, and the inner quarter of the fore feet, which is. weaker and more subjected to the blow, is generally the seat of mischief. Horses with upright feet, also those with flat, week feet, are very liable, and dryness of hoof is a contributory factor. By keeping the animal at work, the crack will piobably extend and grow deeper, until it reaches the quick and causes lameness and great pain by the sensitive parts being pin ched between the edges of the opening. The horse should be thrown out of work, the edges of the opening pared, and the sensi tive parts...
WHAT OUR FOREFATHERS ATE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
WHAT OUR FOREFATHERS ATE. bA German paper ,publishes an inter esting article on the lost disaes of dihe Middle Ages. It seems that tihe art of cooking has Ueclined, and that It is in part due to the cuanging fashions in food. i or instance, in Germany, in tihe middle Ages, many vegetables were eaten whih lhave long since dis appeared from the table, such as vio let leaves, nuxed with young nettles, thistles and green wheat, and boiled hemp seeds. Salads were made of mallow leaves, celery roots, and purs lane, mixed with salt and pepper, tor oil was almost unknown. Olive oil was considered to smack of elliminaoy and Italian - lury. H.orse radish sauce was used instead. The origin of sauerkraut is lost in antiquity. But it was certainly invented by the Ger man hausfrau loung before eauliflowers or artichokes or potatoes were known. The potato revolutiolfised the fare of tihe poor, who had formerly to rely on the roots of wild plants. 'The var iety of meats was larger, including beaver...
GIRLS WITH BRAINS NEEDED IN THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
GIRLS WITH BRAINS NEEDED IN THE HOUSEHOLD. :Domestio service as a career for educated. women" was advocated by :-M0is. Cloudesley Breteton at the Na tional Gas Conference. If the edu 'ca?ed' woman was to be the domestic aniaumaiden of the future, she said, it must be as friend and colleague, and not. as serf and dependent. Sue must share in domestic responsibilities They wanted to get back to thu oli fashioned ideas and ideals of the weli bred English woman, from feudal times onwards, and to uepart from the snubbish and paroouial idea that to understand housework was to lose caste. This was just a passing phasei -a vulgar phase-and had never seri ously affected the well-bred mistress. It was an ideal of the servant's hall, the middle class "'lady," and of the half educated noveaux riches generally, of those, in stort, who never saw behind the scenes of the real gentlewoman's life, and who seemed to imagine that a queen ate and slept in lull court robes, and that a real "lady" came d...
BOLIVIAN HORRORS TOLD IN LONDON. SYSTEM OF PEONAGE FULL OF CRUELTY. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
BOLIVIAN HORRORS TOLD IN LONDON. SYSTEM OF PEONAGE FULL OF CRUELTY.. Diplomatic communications have been exchanged between the British and American governments with referend to what is described as another Pucu mayo scandal. Tnis time the soene of the alleged atrocities is in Northern Bolivia, and the cuarges implicate a high official in the service of that re SThe story of the alleged atrocities was brought to England by a young English accountant. He says a system of peonage is prevalent there, which is worse than that in the Putumnave region. One Englishman, -being alone, ana anxious to impres the natives with the power and precision of his rifle, used up all his cartridges in an exlhibition of marksmanship. The Indians, aware he no longer had power to shoot, closed in and speared him. When ,is brotnier returned and heard of! the affair bhe took a shiomot of gin doctored it it wnh arsen:, and lert i: iwhere the Indians would find it, with the result that one entire tribe was wipe...
BRAKE GIVES WAY [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
BRAKE GIVES WAY -4-- The ADVERTISER reports that a serious accident happened on the Bulumwaal road last Friday after noon. A buggy and pair belong ing to Mr F. Kreymb6rg, driven by " Dargo" Davis, a well known driver, was conveying a passenger, Mr Wilkinson, in spector of roads, to Bairnsdale. When comingdown Mount Taylor the brake broke aid the hoises started on a wild career down the road. The'driver displayed cool ness and judgment until, about half-way down, in crossing a deep rut, he was jolted from the seat and thrown out. Mr Wilkinson was left in the buggy in a fearful predicament. But he had not long to know his fate. A few seconds later-the buggy crashed into a big tree and became a wreck. Mr Wilkinson was thrown heavily against a tree and seriously in jured. One of the horses was killed and the other hurt. Mr Christie, a grazier, happened to be working near by, and hearing the crash proceeded to the spot from whence the sound came. He found Mr Wilkinson very much disabled....
REJECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
RIJ JECTED. In a cariiage on a Scottish: iiaihfay sat a' number of gentloniemi'Yoff for 'the holiday. Conspicuous ii thli coinpany were two one an old nian iitli a. very bald head, aid the other a young fel low with a great crop of red -hair, whose fiery hue would outrival the set ting sun. When they had passed Paisley most of the travellers put down their news papers and began to yawn and look out lazily, awaiting tile arrival of the train at their destination. Tiring of this prosaio silence, the young man with the red hair selected the old man as the butt of his wit. "I say, old felelw," he remarked' rudely, "Nature surely had no hair in stock when you were made?" "She had sir, she had," replied th old man; "but it was all red, an'd I would not have any of it."'
UNGRATEFUL TOM. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
UNGRATEFUL TOM. Mr Blossom had been very ill; and by the time he was able to get downstairs. again, his hair had grown to a con siderable length. Then it was that Mrs B. volunteered to cut it for him. and Blossom, -probably owing to his weak condition,, consented to the ex-. periment. Mrs B. fastened the table cloth under Blossom's chin and got to business. Then Blossom repented his rashness." "Great Scott, Martha," he yelled, as Mrs B. jaminmed the point of the scis sors in his neck. "What the dickens do you think you're doing?" "''Anm I hurting you, dear?" mur Inured Mrs B. "It's only those cor ners behind your cars that bother me. Do keep still." And then she sliced a bit oif his ear. "Thundering Jumbo!" shouted B., jumping about the room like a oat on hot bricks. "Oh no, I'm only doing this for fun." And he dashed upstairs and plunged his head in the bath. "That's the worst of Tom," sighed Mrs 13.. as she toolk up. her knitting. "He's always so ungrateful!"
KEEP ON. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
KEEP ON. A young American lawyer, was de fending an old convict on the charge of burglary in a State where the court rules allow each side one hour to ad dress the jury. -The, young lawyer, somewhat nervous, consulted a veteran member of the bar, who happened to. be standing near. "How much time do you think I should take up in addressing the jur,y" he asked in a rather pompous manner. "Take the full hour," was the gruff reply. "The longer you talk the longer you'll keep your client out of gaoI."
TREATMENT OF ENGLISH ORCHARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
TREATMENT OF ENGLISH ORCHARDS. According to the statistics published (says the Mark Lane Expressy there were in England last year 214,831 acres classed as orchards. We are sorry to say we cannot say of "cultivazed orchards, because the mistaken idea seems to have prevailed to a great ex thail orchards 'and pastures can get along alright without attention or as sistance; that kind Nature ,is . on dowed them with ithe power of con tinuing to- extract nourishment. from a soil sucked dry by means of crop ping. The result of sf ch a paradox is visible in the poverty stricken con dition of many orchards anid pastures. It is pleasant to record, that a change for th- better is graduially taking place. It is being: recognised that whein fruit trees of a'good cass are grown, and sprayed aid pruned, orch ards become a source of profit not to be despised:t- It is esseitial that the trees', :if expected. to produce abunld m:' crops' of -ood frifit, 'should be sup plied 'vith -nouris hlent, to: c...
LATEST TELEGRAMS WHARF LABORERS' STRIKE COMPULSORY CONFERENCE PROBABLE Melbourne, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 February 1914
LATEST TELEGRAMS (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) WHARF LABORERS' STRIKE COMPULSORY CONFERENCE_ PROBABLE Melbourne, Thursday. Following upon the decision _of the Melbourne wharf laborers not to work overtime pending the agreement of the employers to the demand for increased pay, it is believed that Mr Justice Higgins will-take steps to call a com pulsory conference under the provisions of the Conciliation and Arbitration Act. The employers met this morning, but refused to divulge the proceedings, The overtime strike will affect the butter trade, as, by working day and night, the P. and 0. steamers' cargoes of butter can be loaded in 30 hours, but without overtime it would occupy four days. The rush of wheat is now over, so that that trade will not be affected.