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The Heyfield Herald, PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY MORNING [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 7 May 1914
f(HI PUBLISHED EVKKY THURSDAY MORNING A young man named W. Dowie has established what is said to be a world's record in potato digging, digging 35 bugs in 5 hours, and 60 bags in eight hours. The performance took place "at Trafalgar, and was witnessed by a large number of spectators; . When Edison was at his country home a visitor from New York said to j him oue day, "By the way, your front gate needs repairing. It was all I could do to get it open. You ought to have it greased or something." Mr Edison laughed. "Oh, no !" he Baid, ''Oh, no !" " Why not V' "Because," was the reply, "Everyone who passes through that gate pumps two buckets of water into a "tank on the roof." What may,-.and very often does, hap pen to a racehorse in Victoria may be judged by. the following :-Record Reign, a well-known steeple and hurdle racer, which won great distinction in both New Zealand and Victoria, was last week impounded in the Drouin Shire Pound. The veteran was re leased by Mr Insoidel, of Yann...
A TEN-GUINEA PRIZE. COMMONWEALTH PATENTING. PAYABLE IDEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
A TEN-GUINEA PRIZE. C'O.M.MOXWIvVI/rjl PATENTING. I'AV.Vl>liK IDEAS. Tho New Idea Fencing Dropper Co.. Ltd._. Queensland, ivliicli has- been man ufacturing, largely by hand, a popular inexpensive wire dropper, invented in Queensland, and of which it is estimat ed that .millions have bsen sold, lias now secured .the rights to a machine for making the drojijiers rapidly-some thousands per (.lay-and cheaper than before. Tim patent application on ?this valuable now invention was filed for the oompany bv Messrs. G. G. Turri A- Co.. tile well-known Patent Attorney (No. I. of A listr:i. oi i.ii. Rialto. I!)i) Collins Street, Melbourne. Mr. A. S. CaU, of JJockhainpton, is secretary of tliis nourishing .company. Subsequent patent applications filed by tlie same firm, include those ol James LMoikle,of Glasgow, Scotland., for steam generators; J allies Martin, ol Klizabeth .Street, Melbourne, for ho. water service apparatus; and Katrine Ellen Fawns iuuf Georgiue Kormode of Carlisle Mansions...
JUSTICE IN JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
JUSTICE IN JAPAN. Truly, a wonderful country is tlio Kingdom of the ifikado, and so ancient, is its history that JapaJieso sovereigns are known to have ruled and Honrislied several bundled years before the birth ot' Christ. Jt is a remarkable fact that throughout countless ages, from time immemorial until now, there has been but one ruling dynasty in .Japan. The Emperor ot' to-day belongs to" the same roval family as did his predecessors who lived B.C. The--.Japanese arrangements for trying a prisoner are very dill'erent from ours. With us the Judge is a judge, and an impartial one; in Japlaitd the occupant of the seat of justice combines, as lie does in France, Ihe functions of .judge and prosecuting counsel. He cross examines severely, and from the pris oner extracts the minutest details con cerning .his antecedents. Not that I he past history of the captive, if Iks is a ne'er-do-well, is unknown. It'ar from it. Jn .Japan there is a wonderful system of espionage which aims at thwa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
'? I Harrison, San Miguel PR OP. LTD.i CORK MERCHANTS, AND SUPPLY HOUSE FOR Brewers, Aerated Water Manufacturers, Hotel Keepers, Bakers, and Refreshment Rooms. Correspondence Invited m All Articles used in the above trades. Note Address 304 FLINDERS STREET, MELBOURNE. - That is the song of the New VEGA Separator The musical hum of beautiful ly balanced mechanism Growing' more and more Intense while the cream flows thicker and thicker And your bank bala-nca gets bigger and bigger and bigger And you chuckle quietly to your self when you think how little you paid for the Vega, and bow many times over you have got Voor money back. Prices of New Model Vega Separators. 10 GaL-£3/15/; 55 GaL-£10/10 28 Ga.1.-£7', 80 GUU. Pull ParttcoJara Dept.: K Buckeye Harvester Co., i 43-30 FSANtTTS SX, MEEB. Knergctio Agents Wanted. SCHRECK'S POULTICE. SCHRECK'S POULTICE. CAN CURE TUBERCULAR JOINTS. POIS ONED SORES. ABSCESSES. BOILS, I CARBUNCLES, JAR, WHITLOW. SPRAINS, BURNS, AND BAD LEGS. All Chemists...
OUR RURAL LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
OUR RURAL LETTER. (Bj; "Kusticus.") It is plain that-, the investigations of tlie Cioser Settlement Cunuui&sion aro going to bring about some disagrosablo revelations as to the manner in which the important business or settling the land has been conducted. It cannot ba said that tlie revelation of the fact that there has been egregious bungling->to put it mildiy-will occasion suryriss. l'lie existence of that fact has been knowu for years. But most people would hardly credit ifche extent of tliat bungling, even as revealed by the entry of tile Commission upon the fringe of us enquiry. A few details published as to tue Ci.Hidit.onb ioiti.u by the Com mission on tnc first property visited the Allambee Estate-are illuminating. They serve to give an idea of what is to come. Anambee Estatee contains 5023 acres, and was built up by pur chasers from thirteen adjoining land owners. The average price, paid per acre was _£(j/ti/4, the toial purchase motley, inoluding discount 011 d...
UNFAIR DISTRIBUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
UN J? ALII DISTItJ BUTIOX. Two dear-"old ladies were discussing luisbands. Said the first:- - . "I have -beon ?married- three times. Each of my husbands is dead, though. They ?were all cremated." Her friend was -a dear old maiden, lady. She listened attentively .to her friend. and when she had concluded -tho sad story of her life she said : - "ITow wonderful are the ways of Providence. Here I've lived all these years and have never been able to get one husband, and you've had husbands to burn,."
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER I. AN AWKWARD QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
THE MASTER PASSION. (J3Y LII>lAN ]5LIyJCRT0N.) CHAPTER I. A.\~ AWKWARD QUESTION. "What ;i plague the. girl is!" ex claimed Miss Brabazon with a .sigh. "Throe sea-sons in 'London, and not. off my hands y2t!*'^ "The house would be dull enough without her, wouldn't it, ma'am? There would -be.no music, no merry:.talky.;aiid, nothing to livenusiipa bit,". said Parkinson,- her" confidential maid, - who had a kind motherly hr?art under a stiff exterior, and loved. her, mistress's or phan niece as much as if slio had been her own child. "Enliven us. indeed! AH 1, want is peacc, and I should be thankful"to get- it. Just run upstairs and sec il Miss Ida is ready; she is sure to have haif-a-dozen things to do at--the- las! 7 moment, and if wo lose 'this train we shan't be able to start till to-morrow." "Here I am, auntie," said a sweet voice from the'doorway, "with nothing to wait"for but you. Shall I run down. staris and get into the carriage?7' "Certainly not. If yon had ?> the .smalle...
ELECTRIC LIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
ELECTRIC LIGHT. In connection with the electric power and lighting plant to be installed at the Hey field butter factory, the follo wing machinery contract has been let to the Australian Metal Co., 172 William-st,, for the supply of: One "Kobson" auction gas engine of 65 b.h.p. and plant. One A.E.G. 30 k.w. generator. One Booster Set. One ''Tudor" battery. One 4-panel A E.G. marble switch boned and accessories. This does not include the whole of the necessary fittings, but is the prin ciple tnachjnery required. This plant will be able to maintain a 24 hours' service for private consumers for light ing, as well as providing for the street lighting, and power purposes, such aa driving electric motors, fans, electric lronB for ironing, hot points for boiling small kettles of water quickly, electric toasters, grille)a, etc., all of which can be done with the electric current both economically and satisfactory. From a canvass of the business places and private residents of the town, almo...
FOOTBALL. HEYFIELD v. NEWRY. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
FOOTBALL. HEYFIELD v. NEWIIY. The Heyfield footballers journeyed to Newry ou Thursday last-, for the opening match in connection with the Maffra Junior Competition. The home team failed to show the form expected by its supporters, and being much the heavier team could not keep pace with the visitors. Under the captaincy of J, Fitzpafcrick the Heyfield players kept their places well, and even better things are expected from them them as the Beason advances. Umpire Jordan kept the game well in hand, and there was as a consequence a good open game free from any unpleasantness. The following are the scores for each term : 1st quarter-Heyfield 3.4, Newry 1.2. 2nd quarter-Heyfield 1 3, Newry 1.0. 3rd quarter-He v field 1.1, Newry 1.0. 4th quarter-Hevfield 2.5, Newry 1 bhd. Total-Heyfield 7.13, Newry 3 3 In the same competition Maffra beat Stratford by 4 6 to 2.7. The following is the draw for the Maffra District Junior Competition : May 21-Stratford v. Heyfield. Maffra v. Newry. June 4-St...
500 LADS FOR THE FARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
500 LADS FOR THE FARMS. By the b.b. Indrapura which is ex pected to reach ? Melbourne on 27th May, another party of 500 lads, who will be available for work on farms or in other suitable country employment, are coming to "Victoria from Great Britain, aud farmers desirous of obtain ing their services are requested to make early application to the Immigration and Labor Bureau, 555 Flinders-street, Melbourne. Over 400 of these lads arrived during the month of April and their services were quickly availed of by farmeis, many of whom have since communicated with the Immigration department expressing satisfaction with the lads Extracts from about 50 letters from farmers received at the Bureau in the course of two or three days have been forwarded to this cilice, and they afford a very clear indication that on the whole the lads are proving to be of a very desirable stamp. Their ages run from 16 to 20 years, and their services are available at from 10s per week and keep. Farmers needing la...
MAIL TO GLENCAIRN. FINALLY REFUSED BY THE DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
MAIL TO GLENCAIRN. FINALLY REFUSED BY THE DEPARTMENT. Mv Jas Bennett, M.H.R.t has re ceived the following from the Deputy P.M.G. : Sir,-Adverting to your strong per sonal representations of 3rd ult., rela tive to a communication from Mr Tbos M'Michael, H^y field, urging that the mail service between Glenmaggie and Glencairn be continued, or, failing that, a service be run as far as Licola, I beg to inform you that the Gleumaggie Glencairn service Was discontinued on 1st March, owing to the failure of the residents to contribute the required subsidy of L12 ISs 4d for the renewal of the service for 12 months, from 24th May 1913, until 24' h May, 1914. It uiay be stated that the original contract for the service expired on the 23i'd May, 1913, when tiie residents were called upon to contribute towards the cost. Subsequently, however, it was decided that the department would allow the Bum of L55 per annum (L50 for conveyance of m»ils and £5 for pay ment of receiving officers), and that ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
3R. MORSE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS STIR THE LIVER. Nurse Norris, of 19 Aslimore Street, Brunswick, Melbourne writes: "Three years ago I was re commended to try Dr. Morse'a Indian Root Pills for the re lief of Bilious ness, and I can. state they af-. forded me great relief, and* con sequently I re commend them to my friends, and in my ca pacity as ladies' nurse at Bruns wick during the Kurse Kon-h. past 20 years, I i?rom &lt;t Photo. li a v e .. found them of late years, or since I com menced" using Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills, that they are excellent medicine for my patients. You have my consent to use this testimony for publication." The climate of Australia is such that the Liver gets out of order quicker than any other organ of the body. When the Liver does get out of order the whole system is upset, and Constipation, Biliousness, and Stomach Troubles follow speedily. Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills reach the- Liver in a satisfactory maimer. They open the clogged ducts, allow ...
CATTLE MARKET. By Wire, Wednesday, 5.30 [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
CATTLE MARKET. By Wire, Wednesday, 5.30 Fat Cattle-1900 yarded. Bullocks in most cases held 15s to 20h higher, and cows generally ruled decidedly firm. Prime pens bullocks L13 10s to L15 10s, extra to L16 7a 6d, good Lll 10s to L12 15s, light and handy L9 10s to £11, others to L7 10s. Prime pens cows£10 to Lll 10s, odd beasts to LI 3, good £7 10s to L9, others from L5. Fat Calves-590 penned, prices ve>y firm. Mathieson and Davis sold 194 fat cattle and calves.
CHURCH OF ENGLAND BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
CHURCH OP ENGLAND BAZAAR. The following account of the bazaar in aid of the Church of England was furnished in a letter from a looal lady to a friend. My dear Laura,-I told you in my last letter that I would write you an account of out? bazaar, which Was. held on Thursday and Friday last, and now, exhausted after the event, and suffer ing through the re-action, I sit down te fulfil my promise. You know, wa Lave been working for this affair for some months past, and in fact for some days before it came off dad and the boys had to "pig it" in the kitchen (to use a vulgarism), and some of the household work had to be neglected. Well, the bazaar was opened on Thurs day afternoon in beautiful weather, and the attendance was very good. Do you remember the year you were here, and on the opening night we had to face a storm that would have daunted the courage of a Polar explorer 1 There ?was nothing like that this year, in fact, the absence of rain was responsible for the poor show in the f...
FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE. HOW SOME SECURED SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
i FIVE RULES FOR ; FORTUNE. SOUK SKUlMiKD SUCUK8S. i ! 1 . Cultivate ami perfect your ideas i ilxi inti.'iiu. Tin; world is eager fur j .something iuiv, which, however .sim j i»io it may be, will save labor, or ox ] peuse, or do things better. Let it bo moro convenient, or promote pleasure ; I-: I i:r-f wi-ste. People "ho handle things in every day. u.-i* are the natural inventors of beii-T tilings, and ihe natural capital ists ot to-morrow. j iii a i splendid inlvii-.-! tiiiit. "Misi.ii | gives. Learn t!ie procedure as to pa U';iting in the chief countries,-then .-'cure your own legal monopoly lor your rights by becomig a patentee. if i Ii;iL workman or fo-emarj. i.-r y.i'ir irgenimis iriend i::;produced a cieier invention, put him oil the trad. ! juout- patents by veiling him where j iu; iran obtain the .'Inventors' Guide." I l'"r yourself. obtain this [which tells vtii;K to invent, where to 1 pau in. how to sell patents, tho prices | inventions have sold for, what prize j have be...
MAFFRA POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
MAFFRA POLICE COURT. . At the Mafiva police court on Friday last, before Mr W. Harris, P.M., Annie O'Brien proceeded against Michael O'Brien for leaving his child without means of support. Mr Rice: [ appear for the complain ant, but she is not here. I have been cold that she has gone to Heyfield to her father's place. The P.M. : There is nothing to stop her coming here again. Do you put in no prosecution 1 Mr Rice : Would you allow it to be held over to another court 1 M. O'Brien (defendant) coming for ward : I'm the defendant. I can say that my wife is not going to appear. The P.M. : The case is dismissed. . At the same court, Supt. Fowler proceeded against David R. Maddock, for having a door leading to the bar open on Sunday, 8th March. Defendant pleaded guilty, and was fined £5, with 18s coBts. -'Spectator.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
Auctioneers. K[atl|iesoi| and Davis AUCTIONEERS. STOCK AND STATION AGENTS SHEEP AND CATTLE SALESMEN, ISals, Tra,ralgon, Ma, Heyfield, And 5 St. James' Buildings, Melbourn PAT O'CONNOR, Local Agent. SALE HORSE SALE. FRIDAY, MAY 15. MATHIESON AND DAVIS and ADAM SON, STRETTLE AND CO. will hold their next Horse Sale at Sale on above date. All horses left with P. O'Connor, Heyfield, ft be taken down free. Good grass paddock provided. COWWARR WEDNESDAY, MAY 20TH. MATHIESON AND DAVIS will sell as above 70 Prime Bullocks and ' Cows from leading graziers 100 Fat Sheep HEYFIELD WEDNESDAY, MAY 27TH. MATHIESON AND DAVIS will sell as above 60 Prime Fat Cows, Bullocks and Heif ers from leading graziers. IOO Prime Crossbred Wethers Ac. Mr O. L. Rumpflf. Seaton 20 Good Young Milkers Adanjson, Strettle & Co PTY. LTD. VICTORIA HOUSE BAZAAR, 396 BOURKE ST., MELBOURNE, Cconduct sales as follows HORSES-Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at their Bazaar AT NEWMARKET-Sheep, Tuesdays Fat Cattle,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
r 6? Pi£Z©N 99 At least, we presume you want the BEST ACCORDION the world produces-and that is CKRTAINIrY the 41MEZON." 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. PRICES The Celestial Mezon, 30/-; The Organ Mezon, 35/-; The Wonder Mezon, 42/-; The Grand Organ Mezon, 63/-; The Chromatic Mezon, 90/-. Carefully packed and forwarded to any address. MY CATALOGUE ought to be in your home. Send your address for it to-day and I will mail it, FREE. PLEASE NOTE that 1 have moved a little higher up the street. My new address is I YQNS 2§S B0UHKE STREET, MELBOURNE Ha 1 0ns Door Above Swanston Street. BY MAIL! kjj Our large Mali-order Department has been specially gjf organized for the benefit of Country Clients who ap preciate stylo, fit, and finish at a reasonable price. Our | S'JITS TO MEASURE from 42/ H are of excellent quality materials; the fine finish and £3...
The Heyfield Herald, PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY MORNING [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
iftesftitlil f(qalil» PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY MORNING Word haB been received that another consignment of 500 brown trout will arrive at Heyfield on May 22nd, for liberation in the Upper M'Aliater. On Sunday afternoon next, at 2 30, a children's service will be helcl in St. James' Church, Heyfield, at which the annual distribution of prizos to Sunday school scholars will take place. The secretary of the Heyfield Pro gress Association (Mr Scolt) has re ceived the following from Mr James Bennett, M.H.R. : - With reference to your communication requesting the provision of telephonic communication between the post office and the railway station, I have the honor to inform you that the matter will be duly considered and you will ba further advised at an early date. The Drouin Progress Association is evidently an enterprising body, aud does nob err on the side of undne modesty, as evidenced by the business, done at last meeting, when the secre tary was instructed to write the follow | ing...
HEYFIELD MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Heyfield Herald — 14 May 1914
HEYF1ELD MARKET. Mat'nieson and Davis repoifc a most successful sale of store sheep and catlle at Hey field yesterday, 800 sheep and nearly 500 head of excellent quality cattle being yarded to a large attend ance of buyers from Melbourne, Mor vvell, Mirboo and Sale district:), also a strong contingent of local buyers. Com petition was keen throughout, almoBt a total clearance being effected. We sold -M. Higginn'284 2 tooth xbred ewes 18s lid, Gr. Molphy's wether weaners 13b 4d, Mrs Kenevun'rt cb weaners 13a 3d. B. Robertson's yearlings 40s, W. H. Monds' heifers L2 13s 6&lt;l, store cows L3 12s, T. lleed'-s speyed heifers L4 17s, bullocks L5 16s 6d, P. Gar vey's speyed heifers L4 9s, cows £4 13s, .Miss Garvey's heifers to L5 4s, nice steers £6, J. Burton's cows L3 14s 6d, Flynn Bros' 40 grand young steers L4 0s 6d, speyed heifers to £5 5a, M, M'Farlane's bullocks L5 16s 6d, H. Chester's fresh cows L4 15s bullocks L7 2s, and many other smaller lines.