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BENDIGO GRAIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
Bendigo Grain Market. Hny—Oaten sheaves, £2 per ton; wheaten, £>. Wheat, 3s 3'd per bushel. Oats, Is Sd. Straw, 30s per ton. Flour, £8 5j. Bran, £4 10s. PollarJ, £1 15s. Cape barley, 3s 6d. New Potatoes—Carmens £5 10s to £6; Pinkeyes, £4 to £4 10s. Onions—New Globe, £3 to £8 10s. '
Markest. KORONG VALE PRODUCE MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
darkest. Korong Vale Produce Market Wheat, 3s 3Id. Oats, Is 6d Flour, 15s 6d. Potatoes, 7s. Onions, 10s. Eggs, tid. Butter—Factory, Is 2d • ,, Dairy, to 9d Cheese, lOd Bacon, Is Bran, Is Id Pollard, Is Id Chaff, £1 '
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
Melbourne. Shcuj),— 31,500 yenjml, A largu pro portion eonsistotj qf gqqtj and nrimc qualities, The Efinerill tone of the market was practically unchanged, closing aa'o.v bein^ the weakest. Quo tations-Prime crossbred wethcrs'from 13s 6d to 20s, extra prime from 21s to '24s, good from 15s 6d to 18s, seconds , from 15s ; prime crossbred ewes from 15s to 163 Gd, extra prime from 18s to 21s 9d, good from 13s to 14s fid, others from iqs ; primQ merino wethers from lGs to 17s 6cJ, iitci jjriroe from 18s to 20s 3d, good frqnj }-4s to 15?', seconds from lis; merino ewes from 6? 6d to 175. - Lambs.—30.000 were pct)nefj, coijjprig 'ij; 2jl trucks md 900 by pafi. fHa (fcrnqm} was ir^fivp, nrjd rjrjciR3 rulfld filly Jjes'hgfW under lost" week's rata;;—Prims sold at from 13s (id'tolSs 6d ; extra 18s to 18s ; few smail low, to 21s ; good lis 9d to 13s ; others, 8s (id tolls. *
BENDIGO LIVE STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
Bendigo Live Stock. Cattle.—587 yarded. The bulk of the yarding was made up of useful sorts, of which cows formed the greater part. For all bSst cattle right throughout the sale there was a good demand, and prices for these were 10s in advance of last week's rates, clean cows and heifers, especially, selling well, Best beef on the leg was making botween 25s 6d and 26s 6d par lOUlbs, with good useful beef about 23s, Quotations — Prime bullocks from £9 10s £10 to 12s Gd, good useful bullocks from £8 to £9, medium and light sorts from £B 5s to £7 10s ; prime cows from £7 10s to £8 10.S, extra prime and heavy to £9 15s, good useful from £G £o £8, medium sorts from £3 to £.1 10s ; prime heifers from £6 to £8 12s 6d; good useful vealers from £2 10s to £3 10s. Sheep.—3627 yarded, the bulk of the supply ranging about middling and use ful descriptions, crossbreds predominat ing, with just occasional pens of prime wethers and ewes. All the best de scriptions of sheep were cleaied in the priva...
CUPS OF COFFEE VALUE AS STIMULANT [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
CUPS OF COFFEE VAI-UK AS STIMULANT in a recent issue or the 4 lancet it Is pointed out that hitherto such analyses of coffee as have from time to time been made aud published : have referred to an examination of i the entire coffee berry, and not to the infusion as it readies the con sumer. | The results are now set forth of an investigation into the composition ; of the infusion to bo drunk, the chemistry of the "grounds" having* I been left out of consideration. In I drawing a comparison between coffee \ and tea the results show that while 1 the alkaloid caffeine In coffee is Identical with that in tea, yet its as sociations In coffee are different. In tea infusions the alkaloid occurs chlelly aa a tannate, which Is a com pound insoluble in the acid juices of the stomach. In coffee it occurs in an ' easily soluble compound. Here would ap pear to be the explanation of the prompt action of coffee as a restora tive and' stimulant, particularly when employed as an antidote to narcotic...
PREMIERS PAY SACRIFICE TO END SCANDAL. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
PREMIERS PAY SACRIFICE TO END SCANDAL. count Tisza, the Hungarian Premier, and Count Klmon Hedervary, the former Premier, have repaid out . ol their own pockets to the Hungarian Traflic .Bank the sum of £ GO,000, which the bank contributed to the Govern ment party fund in consideration of receiving u concession for a gambling casino on Margaret Island, In the Danube at Budapest. The arrangement (says the Vienna correspondent of "The Daily Express'" December 6), was made ,with Dr. von Lukacs, Count Tisza's predecessor in the Premiership, and the scandal which it gave rise to caused von Lukacs' fall. Count. Tisza, when lie took ofllce, refused to recogniso the bargain, and the bank threatened to bring an action against the party or ganisation if the money were not re funded. • , This was-impossible, however, as the money was spent at tthe last election, and the party chest Is- now empty. The Opposition, of course, made the most of the scandal, and the two party leaders decided on a.pe...
NURSE IN THE FLAT AMUSING EVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
NURSE IN THE FLAT AMUSING EVIDENCE. The jury (King's Bench Division, Mr ! Justice Coleridge and a special jury) I railed to agree upon a verdict In tho ac I tion brought by Miss Charlotto Hcid, a certified medical and surgical nurac, ; against Air Oscar Cupper, managing dl I reetor of MetallurgUiue, Limited, of I 43, Hanover Gate Mansions, Regent s Park, for damages for alleged assault, false imprisonment, and wrongful dis missal. The plaintiff's ease was that she en tered the service of tho defendant as nurse to 'his child and companion to Mrs Cupper. She was not treated ac cording to the representations mado to her at the time of her appointment, and after various unpleasant incidents Mr Cupper struck her on the left side of the lace, bruised her chest, dismissed her, and locked her in the nursery for ten minutes. Counsel: For the plaintiff, Mr J. B. Matthews, K.C., and Mr Harold Sim mons; for the defendants, Mr Clavcll Salter, K.C., and Mr Storry Deans. Mrs Cupper, wife of the de...
HOW TO PREVENT APPENDICITIS. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
HOW. TO PREVENT APPENDICITIS. "Smile"— that is the latest and cheapest, and, according to one author ity, tli* surest preventive for appendi citis. Looeon your facial munclee into a broad, beaming slilila at loast six times an hour,- an.T you'll never «o much as scrape'a spunking acquaintance with a high-priced inrgeon. This is thu' advice of Dr. Carlton Bar ker, an eminent surgeon of Washing ton. Ho asserts that many eases of this intestinal complaint can bo traced di rectly to gloomy habits of thought. "Worry, and you'll got » pain in your side," is his warning to those who insist 6n going through life with a grouch. "Ohoor up" is tne Avoid that goes from his camp, "and tho mora you laugh tho healthier you'll mo and tho less aches you're-liablo to nurso in your stomach." Mental worry Dr. Barkor declaros to bo almost as frequent a cause of appen dicitis as tho lifting of heavy weights, with its resultant strain. Imperfect mastication, to bo sure, is &lt;jne of tho primary c...
Wanted the Chain. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
, Wanted the Chain. Tlio shabby-looking man entored tlio bar parlor of the Blue Lion lending a mangy-looking dog by a handsome chain. "Well, gents," said the shabby man, "I've got a little dorg 'ere wot I wants ter sell,_ regular thoroughbred.' Any gent give me three shillings fer 'im?" I The company eyed tlio "specimen'' I keenly, and one of them Baid, after a | pause:— ' "Well, lad. I'll give yer 'arf a crown." I "Wot!" said tlio shabby one, in tones I of disgust. "Half n crown for a dorp ; like thatP 'Ere, I'll take two and j nine." i "All right, mate," said the other, | handing over the money and detaching the '■bain from the dog's collar. "Oil, the chain's in the bargain," said i the shabby man. _ ' "Course it is," said the other dryly. "You don't think I want tbnt dog, do you?" This is your now littlo sister, Willie," said his father; "you will love her— will you hot P" ' "Y-es, of course," replied Willie, 111 a thoughtful tone. "But it will cost a good deal to'keep her, won't...
Amused the Old Lady. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
Amused the Old Lady. Thoro was a worried look on tho gro- I cer's face as he rushed liatless down tho I stops of Acacia Villa. "I—I'm sorry to say there's been a slight mistake, Mrs. Grumble," ho pan ted. "You ordered two pounds of oat- : meal yesterday, and by mistake my ap- I prentice put up some sawdust that our 1 grapes came packed in!" "Oh," replied the lady. "Then I rec kon my 'usban' must 'avo got through about arf a pound o' wood.for brcak fus'." "Course 'o did," was tho reply. The lady leaned back oil the door jiost and for three minutes indulged in a , laugh that Brought all her neighbors to the scene. "Wal, that's right down funny," sho observed, with a laugh. | "FunnyP" queried the grocer. | "Yus, funny I 'Ere we've been mar ried thirty years como first of April, and Charles 'ns never paid mo a com pliment till this mornin' at breakfus' when blest if 'o didn't pass 'is plate for another go o' that sawdust, an' told mo it reminded 'im of tho porridge 'is motli J er used t...
Both Felt I11. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
. Both Felt 111. Pat and Miko, just after their arrival (. over hero, went into a restaurant. . On ! tho table was a bowl of mustard, nnd Pat took a big mouthful and put it into his mouth. Tho tears began to roll down liis chocks. "Pat, what are you crying forP" ask ed Mike. "Pat, what are you crying for ?" ask- , ed Mike.' | "X .iusfc remembered," said Pat, "that exactly a year ago to-day mo old undo was hung in Ireland." Mike, by this time, had a spoonful of mustard in his mouth, and tho tears.be gan to roll down his clieeks too. J'WIiat aro you crying for, Mike?" asked Pat. ' ' 1 "Because you wero not hung with j your unqlo!" gasped Mike.
To Make Him Hungry. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
To Make Him Hungry. I Somobody has suggested that Mr. Mc | Kcnna, who has ordered that the 'for ! ciblo foding of suffragettes shall be re • nqwed, should bo told this story, as it I might help him in dealing with these refractory ladies. I One morning the governor of a Ger man prison said to his chief "warder: "I say, number twenty-five is behaving worse than over. Put him on bread and water for a bit." "But ho has refused all food for two days'1 protested the chief warder. -"Then," ordered the merciless govern or, "let one of tho warders Bit beside him and road aloud to him from a cook ery book!"
Willie Was the Patient. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
Willie Was the Patient. Small of stature, pale, and troubled looking, Willie was induced to bo the butt of his fellow schoolmates, who were always teasing and worrying him. "Who's yer doctor ?" was a favorite question from the bullies. Willie stood it as long as ho could, and then ono day ho lot go hard as tlio usual offen sive query was flung at his diminished i head. j "I haven't got any doctor at alll" re marked tlio boy, with calm dignity. I "Then do you ever take any medi- j cineP" was tho next question. "Oh, don't I?" Willie roplied. "Fath er's a dentist, mothor's a homoepatliic, my eldest sister's joined the ambulance class, grandma goes mad over every now patent medicine, and uncle's a vet. Yes,' ho added with a fnraivay look in | his eyes, "and they all practise on me."
TORN TOGS MENDED-WITHOUT SEWING. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
TORN TOGS MENDED— WITHOUT SEWING. When ivo aro taking a brisk cross country walk our pleasure is sometimes marred by a nasty throe-cornored tear in our dress or suit. Hero is a simple and efficacious way of repairing tho damaged cloth. Go to tho nearest farmhouse or cot tage and buy an egg. Placo tho cloth flat on tho tablo and smear a littlo whito of tlio egg nil around and over tho tear, on tho reverse sido. Now cut a pieco of linen (a handkerchief will do) a little larger than tho tear and place it over the rent So that it ad heres to tho white of ogg. Then get a hot iron and simply press it, without ironing, over tho linen. The linen will adhere firmly to the cloth and will not come off even if wash ed. The rent in tho material will now bo almost invisible on the outside, and tho monding will last as long as tho dress or suit.
COLD MAKES THE HAIR GROW. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
COLD MAKES THE HAIR GROW. It is a curious fact that a low tem perature is tho best possible tonic for I the hair. No explorer has ever come . homo from tho Arctic or Antarctic without a thick thatch. Sir Ernest Shackleton has drawn public attention to tho fact that several of tho men who accompanied him to tho South started with thin and scanty hair and returned liko testimonials of patent hair tonics. Ho attributed tho result to tho lack of gonns in frozen regions, a lack which also explains why explorors in tho Arc tic or Antarctic do not catch colds. Precisely the samo effect has been no ticed among men whoso work lies in cold storago rooms. Tho air they work in is always below freezing point, and a di rector of a, cold-storage firm recently announced that, from what ho has seon among his ompioyes, it would scarcely bo an exaggeration to say that a freez ing temperature will mako an egg sprout liko a shaving brush. Men af flicted with early baldness grow a nor mal crop of hair af...
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLES. | A cut lemon rubbed on tti« forehead will cure a *erere headache. If you mix a little common baking suda with tho bathbrick you Trill find tli* knives will clean much easier. ' If a lamp wick'ia getting short, sew a piece of flannel to the end of it. This' will be found to be as good aa a new wick. To remove the mark of a scoroh, wet whatevor is scorched' with cold water and place it ill the gun. When dry, the mark will havo disappeared. When buying apples pick tho heavi est ; also test tho fruit by scoinff if, when grossed with tho thumb, it yiolds a slight cracking sound. Brown boots und shoes should bo rub bod orer -with a slico of raw potato bo foro tho polish is applied, lliis cloans and removes tho stains quite easily. Films on starch can bu avoided by making tho starch in tho us.ual way, add ing half a tcuspoonful of salt, and cycling with a thick cloth to pro vent steam from escaping. AVhen steaming potatoes put a cloth over them boforo putting tho lid on....
Why He Applauded. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
Why He Applauded. Tho amntour theatrical performance was being discussed.' ■ "You know that part of tho play whore tho man seizes the woman, forces her into tho cupboard, and turns the key on her?" . "Yes." "Well, last night a fellow 111 tho audi ence applauded it so much that thoy had to put'him out." "I don't thilik tliero was anything to applaud about it." ' ."Yes, there was. It turned out that tho fellow was the husband of the ac 'tress, and it was tho first tiino ho had seen anybody shut hor up I" • "I's'nmctimos wonder if lifo is worth ; living," mused tho pesi.mi§t. '' ."It is," replied 'the optimist. "It is! worth living much btttor than most of 1 uii liv« it.'^
MOTH BEATS MAN [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
MOTH BEATS MAN Ingenuity in insects has never been more remarkably Illustrated than in a discovery Just made b'y an entomologi cal expert at Histon, in Cambridge shire (saya "The Daily Express")... One of the greatest pests which fruit growers in this country have to con tend with is tho wjnter moth. It be gins to appear in October, and tho fe male, whose wings are very short and quite unadapted to fight, climbs tho trunks ot the fruit trees and deposits her eggs. These hatch out In tho spring, and the caterpillars soon'devour tfie young leaves. Hitherto fruitgrowers have in Sep tember placed round each fruit tree a band covered with a sticky substance, and when tho femalo moth, climbing up tho trunk, comes to tho band, she Is held fast by the sticky substance. Recently, however, tho femalo moth hag been found from time to timo above the band, and tho mystery, has been how plie could havo got thero. The en tomological expert of Messrs Chlvers and Sons, tho well-known fruit growers o...
WHEN YOU WEEP—AND WHY. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
WHEN YQU WEEP—AND WHY. Tears am tliu common legaoy of every human beinz, and if you wars asked whenco they coino, and whore tlioy bo, you would probably' display a surprising ninoimt of ignoraric* about a yijry simplo aubjoct. ' ' Cjur eyus arb always wot with t»ars, not only when wo woop, but always. Our eyeballs uro Biibjectcd to n' constant flow of tho lachrymal'fluid, ovon when wo aro asleep, and woro tho stream to cease only for an hour, miserable indoed would ho the lot of .the. human crca turo. At tho outor corner of every eyo is what is called tho lachrymal gland, which nestles under tho overhanging bono of tho forehead.' Thia organ so crotes tho fluid which flows over tho eyo to tho innor corner, and tlicro it dis appoars through a littlo orifice, ivhonco it is in turn conducted to tho nostril. That is why you require so many ex tra handkoroniefs when you havo a cold. Now comes the question. How do the toars find their way to tho noso? Exnin ino your eyo in tho mirror, and ...
THE NATIONAL WEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 7 February 1914
THE NATIONAL WEALTH. Some people seom to think that man- | ufscturers represent the most import ant intorests. They should remember that agriculture and manufactures stand in the relation of the parent and child; without tho farmer the latter would not oxist. Agriculture Repre sents tho original foundation of all the progress of tho world. Lord Lnns I downe, in a recent speech delivered in ' England, said :—"After nil, agricul ture is infinitely tho most important of our national interests. It is of all in dustries the one which can be most ap propriately described as indispensable. It is an inexhaustible sourco of our na tional wealth." "Good joko on my mother in law; I haven't stopped laughing yet I" remark ed tho man at tho club, cutting tl|e cards. "What was itf Spring it so that wo can iaugh too," said his friend, arrang ing his trilmps. "Well, you know, my wifo's mother lives out in tho. country, and never vis its tho city. Also sho is getting some what deaf. Wo took her to a ...