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CRICKET. BOORT v. LAKE MARMAL. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
CRICKET. BOORT v. LAKE MARMAt,. Having no association games to occupy their energies, Boort and Manual played a practise match on the Boort ground last Saturday. Maruml lost the toss, and teok the field. Brcckwell made 70 by good cricket, and hit 9 fours and a six. J. O'Donnell made 10, Killeen 15, and Parkinson 12, the total being 158. H. Alexander secured 5 for 37. Marmal - could only manage 110, II. Alexander (.39) being the mainstay. Details:— Boort. E. Rrockwell, b H. Alexander J. O'Donnell, c Reed, b W. Alexan der ... ... ... S. Pickering, c Coote, b H. Alexan der • ... ... G. Fellows, c O'Donnell, b II. Al exander H. Cracknell, c Coote, b Jones G. Guy. c rifid b .Jones ... G Parkinson, c O'Donnell, b H. Alexander ... ... 12 J. Killeen; b H« Alexander ... 15 T. Hindson, not out ... ... 1 P. Tait. b W O'Donnell ... 0 J. Turrell, c H: Alexander, b W. O'Donnell Sundries ... Total ... ... * ... 1G8 Bowling.—H. Alexander 5 for 37, W. Alexander 1 for 30, Jones 2 for 16, W. O'Donnell...
FAREMELL & PRESENTATION TO MR & MRS A. W. M'RORIE. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
FAREMELL & PRESENTATION TO' MR & MRS A. W. M'RORIE. Ou Thursday evening last Mr and Mrs A. \V. MeRorie, who are leaving the district alter a residence at Catnmnal of nearly 40 years, were tendered a farewell at the iioort Presbyterian (Jiiurch. Mr AlcKorie has disposed of his farm, etc., and is taking a well-earned rest. The Rev. G. A. Stewart oc cupied the clmir, and there was a large attendance. Proceedings were opened with a hymn and prayer, after wnich songs wer? nicely rendered uv jUiss Kirs wood and Messrs W. ii. Klliott and A. Lome Smith, and a pretty man I doliuc solo was playuit by .Miss j Truda JSlliott, all ot whicn were heartily applauded. liev. Stewart, who had charge of affairs, said it fell to,his lot to say a few words of larewell to Air aim Mrs McRorie and family uud make them a presentation. Jt was neces sary, he said, to make some remarks of a personal nature, and would draw a tentiou to one or two characteristics which tie observed. Mr McRorie wus...
THE FATIGUE POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
THE FATIGUE POINT. Nothing is so beneficial to a man or a woman us t&lt;) relax every rausclo of tho body, to lio or at least to sit with closed eyes for a short time every day. Many people cannot sleep, many can only sparo a quarter of an hour for this rest, but if those would mako a point of taking just what they can thoy would soon find a marked di/Forcnco in their health. A human being can 1 work every day up to tho point of fa tiguo without feeling any tho worse, in tact it may bo said that hundreds would feol infinitely bettor if thoy had to work to tho fatiguo point every day of their lives. Thoy would not then complain of loss of anp'etito or inability to sleep. But tbeso ill ef fects, if they arise from want of work, also attack thoso "who habitually |>ass the fatiguo point. To rest beforo just getting tirod is ono of tho very best means to prevent a breakdown. # If mental or physical strain is continued, even a lifcllo too far for any consider able length of tim...
ULTIMA LIBRARY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
UIiTf.UA LIKlURV. '10 Till', I'.Dll'OK. Sir,—Great onthusinui was shown n few mouths ago when the-subject of a public liberarv was under discussion. Collectors canviwod the district, mid secured it good sum of money for t|ie erection of thu neccwiry building. The contract wis lot, mid ft commodious structure was orcotod adjacent to I he public hull. .Out- all this enthusiasm scums to have vanished, and now we scarcelyover hear the library mentioned by those chiefly concerned. As the general public are anxiously awaiting the n xt move, ii i.; to be hoped that this will no be long in coming, so-that a good slock of bonks will be on hand before winter cornea upon us. It is to be hoped t-hat the committee wi>l call a public meeting nf residents in order to overcome any difficulty tint may huvo arisen, instcni of allowui" this matter to remain in a decayed «t» c us'nt rireaenfc. -Vom-s, &o PROCrRKSS. *1 I 2 j 14.
Limit of Unaided Vision [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
Limit of Unaided Vision Tho utility to discern tho star Alcol at tho tail of tho Great IJear, litis boon Ihold to bo tho test of tho limit of hu man vision unaided by any gluss, Very rarely ia tbo oyo of such power an to see tlio 6atcllitos of Jupiter, yet tboro aro on record two or. throo instance tlio third 6atellito being tho most dis tinct of tboso seen. It ie naid that Peruvians aro tho longest-sighted raoo of all. Thoro is recorded by Hum boldt tbo case of Indians in that coun try who perceived a human figure 18 railce away, being ablo to rocoguiso it m $ human, aati olad iu wbite*.
Furs Preserved by Cold [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
Furs Preserved by Cold . When the "lifo" of a fur garmont is considered in relation to its cost, the economical quality is a high. one, par ticularly toKiuy, when science has effec ted so pericct a preserver us cold stor age. This development of preserva tion, which aetualJy arrets na'turui deterioration caused by evaporation oi tlio natural oil in the leather and mur of lurs in temperaio and hot atmos pheres, apurt irom the immunity il provides aga«nst ravages by moths, prolongs the lifo of tlio commodity in a wonderful degree. Tins advantage alone, compensates for a great deal oi the recent riso m values. Further, tlio depth of color and gloss in tlio lur i-> more enduring by many yearn than it was under the warehousing condition* of bygone days.
Scarlet as a Tonic [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
Scarlet as a Tonic Scarlot rooms nro advocated as a euro for laziness among schoolboys. Dr. Albert Abrams, of Sun Francisco, and scores of other duotors have testified that the sight of rod has a tonic ull'uet on lazy peoplo. *'I Jiavo tested the color scheme on human bongs and ...umals," ho 6ays, Haud find iod iu be the typo imparting tlio greatest . .lorgy,". Actual proof that red cuivfi a clogged and siupiu brain is given by Mine. (Jipram, a well-known American woman. "Tliore is 110 excuse 111 tlio world for women being dull and stupid and unattractive," sho says. This is lier euro for dulinoss. Sitn.-p at niglit in a room Hooded with crimson Ha me and in tho morning you will wako up with brain clear and eaoli nervo sooth ed and strengthened. Ited oven im pels insects to lively action. Tho cele brated French expert, Dr Loumonier, has shown by experiment that a spider and a wasp will live in peaco together under a colorless bell glass, but will engage in mortal combat if a tinge 0...
Egg Preservative [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
Egg Preservative, Professor W.. ,G.-Sedgwick, of Stev ens Institute of Technology, appeared us an export witness betoro tho Now .Jersey Stato Uoard of Health to de monstrate that 4UI) cans of iriiK'.n egg* ' seized by tho Government three years I ago as unfit for aro still perfectly ! whule.-sJiiKV;- As evideneo, he told or l feeding Uienr to liis family, and at ] taches uihis laboratory. Ho said eggs ' 100 yearsOld, if kept right, woro better than fresh cy:es. When the health sharps at the hear ing seemed inuri-dulous, Professor Sedg wick explained that to ktvp eggs lor a few years is nt)f a marls to tho feats uf the Chinese, who preserve -them for in definite periods. He recalled when Li Jlung GVang visited America ho brought with him eggs; 100 years old, becauso there were in this country old enough to .suit his -palate. Tho 100 i-;; ny were released for sale by tin- State Hoard of Health. Mem bers uf tho b-iard ale foodstuffs made from the eggs, and gave the product a clean hill...
Church Services. Services will be held on sunday next as follows:— [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
Gjhurch Services. ScrviucM will bo held on Sunday next j as follows: — Chukch or Chiust—11 h.iu. in the Ultima Hal.—Mr Mudge. Piir.HHvrRniAX Chuhoh— Stratford East, 11a.m.; Chniingollah, 2 p.m. : Waitchie, 4 p.m.; Ultima, 7. HO p.m.—Mr J. Ho ertson. MiiTiioDisT Church.—Uliium, y p.m., Mr Rollings ; Mcatian 1)., 3 p.m., Mi* Thomas; Polisbet, J» p.m., Mr Roberts; Waitchie S. 7.30 (H.T), Mr Rol lings. CmriiCH of England (February 15th). —Ultima, 7.30 p.m. ftvonsou^ and Cap tains. Proanher—The Vicar of Su*nn Hill. •
Apple Packing. PROPER PICKING ESSENTIAL FOR [?]PECT PACKING. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
Apple Packing. I'JJOPKR' PICKING USSENTIAL FOU • \.;l'10Gf PACKING. It/ frequently requires a uico judg 'raoiit to dctpi'inine tho proper timo for picking apples. ff picked too soon tho iruifc will ho undersized and poorly col roretlj itliUH injuring seriously both its .quality;and appearance in tho paclc age: : if nllo>i,od to hang on too long, •its^keeping quality is impaired and danger of loss by/high winds is multi plied. : No definite rule can bo laid down as to. timo of picking. When tho fruity oir being twisted one-half around will snnp cleanly from tho spur without -breaking tho ftein, it shoulu bo picked. Hod apples cro usually picked when thoy lmvo assumed a normal colour, and yellow apples when they have at tained the proper size and the seeds bneomo browned. There -uro great dif ferences, however, between varieties. Tile JonAthap must bo piokod as soon a colored or it will not keep in stor isfco, Ut-.v Hed .Vstraclian becomes mealy w«d oi'itn cracks when left for even...
The Ultima Star & Chlilinoollah Express Friday, February 6. INCREASED WATER RATE. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
Vbe Qltum Star & ChUlinoroltab Express Friday. Feliruary 6. Increaskd Watku Rati-:. Referring to a petition signed by 50 landholders in tlic parishes of Tyrroll, Waitchic and Monti, protesting against the action of tho Water Commission in increasing the water rate, and placing these parishes in tho Tyrell Waterworks district, a reply has been recoived through tho Hon. John Gray, M,L A., stating that tho Commission rngrets it could no: recommend auy reduction in tho amount of the rato loviod in the parishes named Tho reply atao stated that tho Commit sion was endeavoring as far us practicable to base tho amount of tho rato on tho cost of supplying tho water to ttio Tyr rell District which costs more than supply ing tho water to distiiets nearer tho Hourco of supply. In the sanio way it was found that the cost of supplying the northorn end of the old Sen Lake distriot, which includes the parishes referred to in tho petition, costs more than the southern portion, and for that t...
Dairying in Switzerland [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
Dairying in Switzerland The i.niw and Jicr produce uppoar to liavo beaten ail other departments of agriculture iij Switzerland, says the agricultural correspondent of "The Yorkshire l'ost." Accyrding to the most recent publication of viu; Ictal area of the ct.uritry—.slightly lew than ten million acres, or hull' 'he size of Scotland—-only Hi millions t.c© cultivat ed. and of this corn occupies ci.lv 2")0,000 acres, and vineyards 6^ POO acres./ There, are practically 110 for age crops in our sense of the word, and no root crops, but a considerable ; area of grass land, which produces | largo crops in the valleys and abundant | "razing on tho mountains and their I lower slopes. "When wo consider these I figures wo aro amazed at tho fact thai tho dairy cows number nearly 800.000, showing a continuous and marked in crease year by year. Tho director of tho important Dairy School at Kutti estimates tho average yield of the cows of the country at 501 gallons, which is probably 130 gal lons...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
Personal. Mr M. N'oonan, well-known in Ultima nnd district, is notf a rnsidcnr, of Sjuth Gippsland, having boen appointed head teooher to the Doomburrim State School, Fish-Creek. The following is a short diary of his doinsjs since 1910, which 1ms been handed to us byono of his near friends"Completed myo years at the Melb. High School, and won a two years studentship for tho Teachors' Colltge and Univenty. Before talcing up sludontship, tauirht one year at Ultima *as a ju:iior teacher for praet eo under Mrs Klliott. In 1912 did course for trained teachers certificate at Training College, und top ped tho examination. Won the Glad man prize, an annual memorial prizo to a former principal, also second Toich* ing pi'izo fortho year. The winning of tho former prize entitled him acting .as organiser and host of the return ball ,to Dr. Smith (principal). This function wftB roported by 41 Punch " to be a groat success. 191.i wae his first year's course for Bachelor of Arts at Melbourne Uni v...
SILVER BEET. ITS USE AS A FORAGE CROP. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
SI I I/ER BEET. ns USE AS A FORAGE CHOP. (By Mr A. B. M'Pborson, .Supervis or of Field JExpuriinouts Depart ment of Agriculture, N.Z.) Tho phenomonnl success which has attended' tho introduction or silvor beet is uuturally attracting tho atten tion of farmers 111 all ports of tho do minion. Its freedom so far from in sect* and fungoid diseases, its great prolificacy in producing a wealth of stem and loaf' (giving quite Bix feod ings-off with sheep in twelve months' time from date of first feeding), its resistance to drought and severo frosts, its apparent freedom from causing scour or bloat in sheep, the apprecia tion of all classes of farm stook for it (trials having proved that it is rolish ed beforo rapo, kalo, or roots), tho enormous tonnage of succuJont forago it produces, ana its- fairly high feeding value place it in tho forofront of all other ioliago or root crops grown for stock, in this oountry at tho prosont timo. Tho remarkable results obtain i-d last year in tho growing...
THINGS OLD AND NEW. Everyone remembers the old lines of Scotland's great poet, and greatest novelist. Sir Walter Scott:— [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
THINGS OLD AND NEW. Everyone remembers the old linos of Scotland's great poet, nml yreiitcst novo* liat. Sir Walter Scott: — " O Caledonia stern and wild Meet nurse for a poetic child. Lund of brown heath and stajj-jy wood Innd of the mountain and the flood. Land of my sires what mortal itiuul Ciiti e'er untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged Mrand?" Everyone, however, may not lmve seen the parody of a local rhymer on the 4&mc, which runs thus:— '*0 Malleedonia monotonous mild Meet nurse for a prosaic child. Land of gnarled roots and malleewood But ne'er a mountain nor a flood. Laud of the Government's Meat water channels, Land of the Cookies' cursed barbed alip* panels. Land of my doom what 'cash in hand,' Can e'er untij the fiscal band That knits inu to thy mortjjajjod sand ?" SCAI.TKK WOTf.
SOUTH AMERICA. SOME OF ITS CHARACTERISTICS' [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
SOUTH AMERICA. SOME OF ITS CHARACTERISTICS' In Buenos Ayres spring begins taj . September and lasts to the middle of) December, followed by summer, which' extends to March ; autumn lasts till the end of May, and winter the mt. of the year. The winters are cold' and the summers are hot. In South-'' ern Zatagonla the climate is cold and Inclement all the yenr round. Some o( tbe best parts o&lt; Argentina bav* a deficient rainfall. The four dlvi-. Bions are Patagonia, the Andine re gion, the Gran Chaco, and the Para pa, the central region is rich land and fine pasture, where m&gnificieut red-and-wbitc cattle stand knc&-deep| In fresh pasture. Argentina at first attracted less attention than th* other States bccause of the abscncc of silver and gold. Its true wealth in agricultural produce now stands* revealed to all the world. The early Spanish colonists were only allowed! to trade with the mother-country.. Now the tables are tumid ; the Ar-. gentines are essent...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 6 February 1914
f.Ultima Stock Sale- • NEXT SALE Tuesday, Feb, fo ^ Thos. Motiow and Co. HAVE much pleasure in announcing to tho pulihc that they have now • -v ^leaded to hold Fortnightly Sales, and - hat Mr 3^. P. Purcoll, Auctioneer, will >e atntioncd at Ultima. and wil iconduct ales throughout tho district. Tho firm topes by strict attention to business, to nerit tho patronago of the public gene rally. OFFICE-BROOKS' HOTEL. Ultima Stock Sale. iri'HOMAS MORROW mi&lt;l CO. v!« • *- offer at their 'Yards ~ • TUESDAY, FEB. 10 Further entries invited. THOS. MOUROW & CO., Auctioneers. Ultima. LALBERT : Saturday, Feb. /4, '/4 fHOS. MORROW & CO DESIRE to announce that at theVo quest of numerous elie nlmnd re sidents of the district they have decided to bold REGULAR SALES OF STOCK at Lalbert, tho noxt'of such sales to be held;on above date at the hotel yards, when they will otfor— Sheep Cattle Horses Entries invited, to be sent to our local - representative— MrVANDERFEEN, Lulbc...