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WHICH END OF A POST' SHOULD BE UP? [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 30 April 1914
WHICH KND OF A POST' SHOULD BE UP? It is a very common belief Hinong farmers that a post will last longer if set in tlie ground the reverse of the way it grew in the tree, in othei words with the butt end u[i. Accordingly, one sees many posts, especially end and gate posts, with the small end down. The supposition is that sap in a tree is always ascending, or at least that it is easier for the sap to go up than down. As a matter of fact, sap or water can flow in either direction with equal facility and the popular notion to the contrary is incorrect. The dpcu- of 9 post i:; mostly at the ground lino, since it is there that the conditions as to air and moisture are most favorable to the development of rot-causing fungi. Other things being equal the larger the post the longer it will last. Inverting a post often means put ting the small end in the ground, and wlieie this is done the time required to rot it off is less than where the big end is down. If both ends are equally sound the ...
TOONGABBIE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 30 April 1914
TOONGABBIE RACES. Good entries have been received for the above race#, to be held on May 7th Trial Handicap. Sojer, Swivel, L.K.G., Gilead, Sto gan, Debut, Digness, Swiftv Joe, Stra batid, Setam, Landy, May Dawn, Royal Arms. Counte sign, Parther, Nirnblo Lid, llasteaway. Pony Race. Fairy, Queen Royal, Cyrene, SOBRO, Glenrov, Mirth, Rainbow, Longford Lid, Q'lilp, Conuemara, Skidoo, Signa ture, Pearl Shell, Flossie, Ruuaway, May Flower, Cys(uet, Tease. Toongabbie Handicap. Glyune, Bid. S^ierick, Gunfire, Benita, Pelia, Sure.step, Coral Fisher. Bracelat. Loquacious, Seder'ck, Debut, Gun fire, Benita, Cliunda, Digness. May Dawn, Golden Action, Galtee More, Cooina, Peruiaii Light, Coral Fisher. Novelty Pony Race. Goretta, Hip|>ona, .Queen Royal, Tell Tale, Ruby May (late Miss Colne), Dorria, Wee Pat, Kid, Spat light, Little Yen, Tarwella, Longford Lid, Conne mara, Cheeky, Dago, Signature, May Flower, Pearl Shell, Cider, Miss Caper, Cvgnet, Bo Peep, Decide, Menkawrab. Flying Handicap. ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 30 April 1914
Death. TAYLOR-On 22nd April, at his residence, "Libonia," Ascot Vale Road, Ascot Vale, Thomas, the beloved husband of Margaret Taylor, and brother-in-law of Mrs Ferguson, " The Meadows," Glenmaggie, North Gippsland, and Miss Douglas, Middle Brighton, late Inspector of Public Works, aged 90 years; a colonist of over 61 years. Interred privately 24th April. - SLATTERY.-On Sunday, April 26th, at his mother's residence, Heyfield, Michael James, second son of Mrs and the late Mar tin Slattery. Aged 32 years. R.I.P I ? Thanks. MRS SLATTERY and Family desire to convey their heartfelt thanks to their many kind friends for expressions of sym pathy, letters, and floral tributes, in their recent sad bereavement. And desire par ticularly to thank Dr Heffernan, Rev. Father Shanahan, Father Hurley, and Mrs Evans.
COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. Messrs G. G. Turri and Co., patent attorneys, of the Bialto, 499 Collins Street, Melbourne, report that specifi cations of the following inventions . bavo been officially acecpted and opened for inspection by the Commis sioner for Patents. Abridgments of th.e specifications may be inspected, without ir'ee, at their offices: ' Push and Pull Reaper Harvester. Tho-animal .power is at the back of the comb mcchanism, and is central. J. D. Pogarty, West Australia No. 7746. Keyboard Tape Perforating Telegra phic Instrument. - B. Soldatencow, ? Prance, (the name of Mr. Turri as com municatee) No. S7.13. Tap to Pierce and Fix in a-Kerosene Tin, ctc.-Acts by aid of a simple clamp device.-P. N. Hai-man and A. L. McCowan, N.S. Wales. Lighting Gas without Matches,:-A frietion spark maker on a handle, and other details.-D. 1*. M. de Mol, N.S. Wales, No. S73S. Spring Seated Connections for Mo tor Cars and other Vehicles.--M. P. Ed wards and it. McGiuness, Victoria. No. S771. ...
ON GOLDEN WINGS CHAPTER XXXIV. "MY TALE IS TOLD." [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
ON GOLDEN WINGS ,Bj W. Howell Pool®.) CHAPTER XXXIV. "MY TALE IS TOLD. One link restored, we reunite The long-'ost broken eh:im. It was nearly midnight parting from Arthur, who had 1 trom Durham much later than-lit*. - nected retired to her dWn- room, bui with tiic joyl'ul hope he iittle duliculty m establishing h-i L"she'had thought it. batter;,to^«v. tion nothing to linn o her i'ltel^eh with Ahca, and as she. lay m hci morn in-'s room dreaming idly, of a tutuu which on^y a few "days ago seemed hopeless and dreary, her mmd am l',y her side, plucking sweet. wild How .atftfWrWfcsSs »«>?»»» bit' Sr'Se'ftS'fnto^iie'' freshness "of Reparation, for Lady Adair's doiiartHVe in ihe call would depart with wound vnnlcl.ng m 'hsr bieast i!," r:lll? ] on cine for a soft caress anc. ovfng "firi/donied her.- Be?om]r a t',.w trifling mementoes from fevr Laui o pp she ^cuid take nothing with hei nud tiie wardrobe she had chosen tron. a eostiv selection boasted only 'oi th. P,StAlilf"hf* felt'tha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
EXACTLY THE TIME for~my .usual nip. IS a comfort to the aged PROF. LTD., CORK MERCHANTS, AND SUPPLY HOUSE FOR Brewers, Aerated Water Manufacturers, Hotel Keepers, Bakers, and Refreshment Rooms. Correspondence Invited on All Articles used in. the above . trades. Note Address- , 304 FLINDERS STREET, MELBOURNE. *.??«??? I III" E30¥!?£G PICfpRES, The Tocket Cinematographs cauliY y\ great fun. Powerful magnifying: | A . fccses enlarge the pretty "pu>\ uS t tares until the observer views \ M: thetn with wonder. He turns the button "to make the figure work," an&lt;J is lUrtlcd by the "dissolving view," rcceiviog a jet of water on his face. Trice 1/9 each, or ^ Two (with different pictures) for 3/.. we pay VI carriage- The Union Co., 299 El>2a"heth Street, Melbourne. IN STUDYING YOUR DRESS, STUDY YOUR POCKET. TOO III. Don't Pay Higher Prices for Suits n' '* . Better than Mine I» I deal strictly ..for Cash, 'con sequently I have no bad debts for which you have to pay. I import ...
POST OFFICE COMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
POST OFFICE COMEDY. High tragedy turned to comedy and comedy to farce at a post office in West London recently. Shortly before five o'clock a young man entered, l'n his hand wf\s open letter, delicately perfumed, on faintty tinted paper. The subtle fragrance of the letter drew the attention of the eus tonjers, who noted also the somewhat agitated~angle of his hat and a certain wildness in his eyes. >. . . " Making swiftly for the telegraph ? counter lie scribbled on form after . form, crushing them in succession and throwing them aside. . Finally,* with an air of sombre satisfaction, he. threw the last form across the counter accompan ied by a sixpenny piece." The girl behind the counter picked .up the form and read it quickly. "Another halfpenny, please." I'Nonsense," the young man said.; "Only twelve words'." - - . ''Thirteen," replied the clerk. "This -pointing with her pencil-"should'be two.'' . .. Unconscious of the interest'taken by some ' half-dozen customers, the young ma...
A PLAIN ROAD TO FORTUNE. HOW SOME SECURED SUCCESS. "BECOME A. PATENTEE." [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
A PLAIN ROAD TO FORTUNE. liow SOME SECURED SUCCESS. "HECOJ'IE A. PATENTEE." 1: Cultivate perfect your ideas as to improvements and inventions. Experiment. The world is eager for something n;w, which, howeveiv sim ple it may.be, «"-l save labor, or .ex pense, or do things better. Let it, be more convenient, or promote pleasure cr safety, or do'.away with faults, or reduce waste. The person who gets ' public opinirn of such an. invention is on the read to wealth. He will cease to be a servant; he becomes' a proprietor. . " l'eop'e who handle things in every day. use are the. natural inventors of better tilings, and the natural capital 1st:; of to-morrow. ' i 2. Sudy the subject of patenting, f'ead the splandid advice that Edison gives. Learn the procedure as'to pa tenting in the chief countries,-than secure vour own legal" monopoly for your lights by becomig a patentee. .">. if that workman or foreman,, or your ingenious fr:e::d has. produced : clover invention, put him 'on the tra...
VICTORIA'S ELECTORAL ROLLS. METROPOLIS AND COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
VICTORIA'S ELECTORAL . . . ROLLS. METROPOLIS AND COUNTRY. The revision of the Electoral rolls for the Victorian ANseiubly has given some startling results. No leaB than 100,000 names have been added to the old lists an achievement which shows that the past Ministers were sadly parsimonious, or tiiac electoral officials gave sorry returns for money paid thena, Politicians may amuse them selves by trying to apportion the blame as accurately or as inaccurately, as their personal interests suggest, but the average elector looking at the figures finds other matter for neriouB concern. The old. roll gave the country elector ates 363,129 voters, the Metropolitan constituencies 318,786, that is to say, the Provinces were 44,343 votes to the good. The old state of things was bad ; the population and, aB a consequence, the political strength of Greater Mel bourne was a menace. But the perfect ing of the rolls has shown that the evil is far greater than most of us sup posed, The metropolitan e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
: j CU1ED §! !l CHRONIC ?| liEUMAUSM ] BY THE CONSISTENT ] USE OF Mr. l-KKD. DIAMOND, J.P., of No. 5 Kr.sedale street, Vetersham, whose diclaration is he e published, is one . of the oldest and best-known press a cms of N,S.\V\ Ue Mtffered from . Uheunvitism. and tried all manner j t-f means to get back his health. All ] these* faiUd until lie tried this blood 1 pmifvim; wed cine. Howlongittook i to riil liis svslem of the poisonswhieh ! canned his ag^nisinij pain and tor j J: cut is best told in his own words: ! To CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., j '' From May to the end of October, 1312, I suffered agonies with acufe MUSCULAR RHEUMATISM. Ankles, knees, and shoulder joints were swollen and painful, with excruciating pains in j ray back. I was in a wretched and ; ] helpless condition, could scarcely ' t stand, I completely lost" appetite and ?j sleep at night. 1 had the best medical ; advice, Turkish and hot salt-water ': baths out of number, and was mas j raged three times a week, but all to ...
HEYFIELD MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
HJBYFIKLL) MARKET. Theo B Little ami Co. report:-We yarded 132 head of very nice quality cows and bullocks; splendid attendance of buyers, and all but two small pens sold under the naminer. Prices all round were very good. . We sold-10 prime heifers for Messrs J. R and J. H. Mantiou to L9~13s, aver -ging £9 93, Mr Jno Buland'x 21 head to LS la for cows, bullocks (young) to L9 2s, Mr Jno M'Michael's iight heifers at : 6 8s, Mr J. -T. Wilson's co« » to LS 2s, bul locks L10 4s, Mr D. M. O'Brien's COWB and heifers to £9, Mr llalf Clyne's cows to £9 15a, Mr Jennings' L8 lis, Mr Struss's cows to £7 15s, Mr V. Lay's do L6 17s, Mr Roach's heifers to L6 5s, ^Ira E. O'Brien's cows to £7 10s, Mrs Mill's COWB LD- 10S, Mr D; Woodhouse's £5 19s. Sheep-450 yarded, brisk demand, and nearly all £*old. Mr G. Molphy's 148 2 and 4th cross wethers, in forward condition, 17s Id, his ewe weaners 14s ldj^'Mr R. G. Timbs' lambs 14s Id, Mr J. Flvnn's fat cbk ewes 153. Mr Stubbers' weaners 1 Is. Store Cattle-...
MAFFRA SHIRE COUNCIL. ENGINEER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
MAFFRA SHIRE COUNCIL. i . ENGINEER'S REPOBT. Tenders have been invited return able this day for works ordered, except the aide cuttings, etc., at Target Creek. This woik will be get out during the current month, as well as the formations for the Country Roads Board from Mount Pleasant to the Top Crossing. I am in receipt of a letter from' the Country Koadd Board in reference to the carrying out of the various main tenance works' on the roads taken over by the Board. Some work has already been done by day labor and some small amounts of gravel let by petty tender. The specifications for the supply of maintenance gravel on the roads will be forwarded at oncn to the Board, so that work may be proceeded with im mediately. Minor matters as follows have been attended to:-Gravel has been spread on the Heyfield-Glenraaggie road} repairs have been effected to the road at Monds', Glenmaggie ; stumps have been taken out between Ryan's and the new church, Glenmaggie. ,,L, Contracts are as under...
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
GOLF. The monthly trophies'for ladies and gents in connection with the Heyfield Golf Club were competed for on Satur day and Thursday last. -The following are the best cards handed in : - Ladies, 13 holes-Mrs Justice 77 16-67; Mrs M'lvor 95-2*6-69; Mrs Tulloch 95-22-73. Gents, 18 holes-Mr W. C. Johnson 94-16-78 ; Dr Heffernan 114-30 - 84; Mr J. Cummins 96-10-86., Laugh, and ihe world laughs wilh you, Sneeze, and your friends all groan, For this old-earth has,need of your mirth, It has colds ana coughs of its own. Cough, and you spread the coughing, Kill it with process sure ; Laugh-you shall laugh with pleasure . If you take Woods' Great Peppermint . Cure. Messrs Mathieson and Davis will hold their next special sale of store cattle and sheep at Heyfield on Wed nesday, 13tb.
OUR RURAL LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
OUR RURAL LETTER. | There were some matters of general interest dealt with by the Chamber of Agriculture at the last quarterly meeting. It was' reported that the attempt ,o hold a conleronce of tlie States on the question of tlua bulk handling of wheat had not met imli success, owing to the fact that organi sations in oznor States did nor uiink tiiat any good purpose wou.d be served conference. The chairman (Air. MeLellhn) said that bulk handling would come in New South Wales in t ma, indeed it would be adopted by all States in iTta fuiness of time. Iv «as a big matter, and the Govern ments must proceed carefully. The chamber expressed itself as opposed to :tI} .'"creased duty on superphosphates, wliicir must raise the price. No'legis lation should be passed .which would di mmish the production. ' The ohamber was also opposed to any further duty on sheepskins exported from the Com monwealth. Two delegates were ap pointed to give evidence, if the need before the Interstate Commis . '...
FEDERAL POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
FEDERAL POLITICS. ADDRESS BY MR MATHEWS M.H.R. On Monday evening in the Me chanics' Ha]], Heyfield. Mr J. Mathews, M.H.R., membfr for Melbourne Ports, addressed a large gatboring of electors, and was listened to with marked atten tion. He is a fluent and vigorous speaker, and placed the position from his Party's point of view fairly and honestly before the electors. The chair Was occupied by Mr A. Warren, J.P. At the outset, Mr Mathews said that he had been deputed by the Executive committee to visit Heyfield, not with the view of showing people that their knowledge of politics was nil, or that their conception of politics was of a wrong order, but he addressed them as a member of the Labor party, with the strong hope of forming a branch of the Political Labor Council in Heyfield. He did not care what walk of life they may bo in j every man's life was a suc cession of steps of either indifference, success or failure. Tbey could nob afford to be indifferent to the political welfare o...
MAKE YOUR DISTRICT KNOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
AKE YOUR DISTRICT KNOWN. Concerning Home parts of the district newB comes bub seldam. Now this i« not the fault of the Editor, for lie has no miraculous powers of knowing what is happening in all the places iu the area of circulation. It is the fault of residents in silent places. Will some man or woman take the matter in hand and cause the silence to cease. » If no one else it doing ifc for yoiu district, will YOU try on the lines? Send accounts of public and social events in your township or neighbor hood. Give information, but let criticism alone. The information will probably be right, and the publjc can make their own deductions therefrom.
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
FOOTBALL. The following ia the draw for the Maffra District Junior Gom^tition May 7-Stratford v. M&lt;»ffra. Newry v. Heyfield. May 21-Stratford v. Heyfield. Maffra v. Newrv. Jnne 4-Sti-atford v. Newry. Maffra v. Heyfield. Jnne 25-Maffra v. Stratford,' Heyfield v. Newry. July 9-Heyfield v. Stratford. Newry v. Maffra. July 23-Newry v. Stratford Hevfipld v. Maffra. Matches wiil be played on the ground of the first mentioned club." Messrs E. Jordan and Herron are the umpires appointed. On Saturday a practice match was played between Heyfield and~Cowwarr, at Ouwwarr, and resulted in a very easy win for the visitors, the scores being something like 12 goals to 4. SOROSES LIQUID FACE POWDER. In these days of out-door life motoring, golfing, boating, etc.-a re liable and harmless liquid powder is one of the necessities of life. .Soroses Liquid Face Powder is found by ex perts to be a perfectly invaluable pre paration and a decided improvement on the old fashioned dry powder. Beside...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
Auctioneers. fl[atlpesoij aijd Davis AUCTIONEERS. STOCK AND STATION AGENTS SHEEP anu CATTLE SALESMEN, ISale, Traralgon, Haifra, Heyfield, And 5 St. James' Buildings, Melbourn PAT O'CONNOR, Local Agent. STORE CATTLE HEYFIELD WEDNESDAY, MAY 13TH. M ATHIESON AND DAVIS will sell as] above .350 Head of Caltlb, including some extra I nice quality 4yr old bullocks and sppyed Heifers from Gienfalloch Also-' 350 Crossbred Ewes, rising 4 tooth, in lamb to Lincoln rams, from Iiicola SALE HORSE SALE, &lt; ' HilDAY, MAT 15. MATIIIESON AND DAVIS and ADAM SON, STRETTLE AND CO. will bold their next Horse Sale at Sale on above date. All horses left with P. O'Connor, Heyfield, w be taken down free. Good grass paddock I provided. Adanisoi), Strettle& Co' PTY. LTD. YIGTORfA HOKSIC BAZAAR, j 396 BOURJCE ST" MELBOURNE, Cconduct sales as follows HORSES-Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at their Bazaar AT N EWMARKET-Sheep, Tuesdays Fat 1 'attle, Wednesdays AT CORPORATION MARKET-Pigs and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
¥©U warn! s s®illE2@[^9S At least, we presume you want tlie BEST ACCORDION the world produces-and that is CKRTAINI&lt;Y the " M^ZOK." They cost a little more than some others, but then Well, you will know why when you hear their rich, full, organ-like Tone, and see how exquisitely they are made and finished. PR!CES;-The Celestial Mezos, 30/-; The Organ Mezon, 35/-; The Wonder Mezon, 42/-; The Grand Organ Mezon, 63/-; The Chromatic " Meson;' 90/-. 'Carefully packed and forwarded to.j . AW CATALOGUE ought to be iu your home. Send your address for it to-day and I will mail it. FREE. PLEASE NOTE that 1 have moved a little fcigher up the street. My new address is 258 B0URSCE STREET, MELBOURNE G«2 Boor Above Sivansion Street. -J vAnn PW ft h ~ § iyUK b)L mliihl " Cur largo Mail-order Department has been specially organized for the benefit of"Country Clients who ap predate stylo, fit, and finish at a reasonable price. Our .TO HEiSeaE fna 42/ arc of excellent quality materials; the ...
CATTLE MARKET. By Wire, Wednesday, 5.30 [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
CATTLE MARKET. By Wire, Wednesday, 5.30 Fat Cuttle-2045 yarded, compriping 250 N.S.W., 740'U.K.,'350 G., 550 S., 50 N., 100 W. The market for both bullocks and cows ruled 103 in advance of late lateB. Prime pens bullocks £12 10s to L14 10s, qxtra to L16 17s 6d, good L10 108 to LI2, light and handy L9 to L10, seconds and inferior from L7. Prime pens cows L9 to £10, odd beasts to LI3 17s 6d, good L7 to L8 10s, others L4 10s. Fat Calves .575 penned, prices ruled shade firmer. Mathieson and Davis sold 213 fat cattle and calves.