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Railway News. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Railway News. The bulk of the wheat from/the G.V. and N.E. districts has now been sent forward and the traffic is slackening off generally.. Mlost of the extra engines, crews and guards sent here for the busy season have now returned to Melbourne. The fruit yield in the G.V. dis trict this year has been the heaviest on record, and it was found neces sary to run a special train daily, which has been bringing in up to 17 trucks for Sydney and Mel bourne markets. At the recent Ambulance Dem onstration, owing to a mistake hav ing been made by one, of the doc tors in announcing Warragul in stead of Seymour as being required to.compete with final 6 in evening, Mr A. S. Tibb, of Seymour corps did not turn lup, as he was under the impression they were not fur ther required. The mistake was discovered at the eleventh hour, and as the Seymour team was a man short, they had to obtain a substi tute for their "patient," who acted vice Mr Tibb. The competition was won by Seymour and medals presen...
REMINISCENCES OF AVENEL. OVER 30 YEARS AGO. No.13. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
REMINISCENCES OF AVENEL. OVER 30 YEARS AGO. No.' 13: (By W. Smithers Gadd, secretary of the Early Pioneers Association, Melbourne.) THE AVENEL CEMETERY. A cemetery is frequently located at a distance from the centre, of population, but the Avenel buriel ground is right in the township, the houses adjacent look into this resting place and with some it would cast a gloom over their sen sative nature, but with others use becomes a second -nature and they view the position of the cemetery and its close proximity in a philos- i ophical manner. It is there, and there it must remain as it is not the fault of the present generation. The early pioneers selected the site in which their remains were to be in terred, and what was left of them should be deposited as close as pos sible to the spot where in life the best of their days were spent. The noise o' the trains, the whistle of the engine, the rattling .of the heavy chains, the colliding of the trucks when shunting,- the hissing of the ste...
Avenel Races A SUCCESSFUL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Avenel Races A SUCCESSFUIL MEETING The summer meeting of the Avenel Turf Club was held on Tuesday under ideal: weather con ditions andi other circumstances being favourable, the club i- in the happy position of being able to face the future with an added credit balance at the bank that should en able them to make further improve ments to - their already up-to-date and picturesque course. The gate receipts reached the satisfactory. total of ,108,- while the amounts received in bookmaker's fees(137), nominations, aud sale of publican's booth were beyond the average. The increased stakes, £16o in all, was responsible. for the exception ally large number of entries, and although the scratching pen was freely used, the fields were large, the smallest being in the Trial Handicap, when five horses faced the starter. The racing was never more interesting, every event aft fording such a close finish, that even such an experienced judge as Mr J. Doherty was put to the keen est test. The club ...
WHAT LOCOMOTIVES ARE COMING TO. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
WHAT .LOCOMOTIVES ARE COMING TO. In "Cassier's" Mr. J. F. nGairne de .dr'hes. remarkable locomotives. Not only are locomotives growing in length if bod, niumber of wheels, and short ness of funnel, but in thear inordinate length they are actually becomilig joint ed to as to wind their way round curves. America is now almost the exclusive homne of the Mallet type articulated lI. comotive, especially on a large scaleand several interesting designs of this class will require reference in due course.But the locomotive is pecuiliarly notable, in that it provides the only instance of the prorision of twenty driving wheels in one machine. The origin of the class is somewhat strange. Some ten years or so ago a series of enormous 2-10--2 tandem compound engines were placed in service by the Atohison, Topeka and Santa' Fe Railroad. Thbse were then the largest locomotives-in the world, mifr i'epresented about the extreme poe. sibli developments under non-articula ted con ditions. They have now...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
LIVERY and BAIT STABLES. GENERAL CARRIER AND GENERAL FORWARDING AGENT. •1 . M EI-I.XaL HIGH-STREE T, - SEYMOUR. Horses, Buggies, Lorries and Vans for Hire, Town or Country. REASONABLE RATES. SUBDIVISION SALE OF THE WELL KNOWN "SHANNON VALE" ESTATE. HE Property of Messrs Martindale White Bros., situsted from 5 to 10 miles I of the town of GLEN INNES. For AUCTION-SALE at the TOWNIHALL, GLEN INNE;S. 14th MARCH, 1914,.at-12 o'clock noon. 8,000 ACRES of FREEHOLD C.P. and C.L. Lands, which have been carefully subdivided into 29 blocks ranging in area from 40 to 600 acres. Homestead block contains 1479 acres Farmars can rely upon Harvesting Regular Annual Crops of Maize, Potatoes, and Heavy Crops of Oats. A good proposition of rich Agricultural Land. Splen did Climate. 32 inch Rainfall. -DAIRYMEN WILL FIND THIS PROPERTY IS WHAT THEY REQUIRE.- Butter Factory at Glen Iones, and sales of Produce are held regularly. TERMS.--Sp c. on signing f contract, 10 p c. on taking possession and Ialance ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
THEPEOLES CSHSTOKE STATION STE?ET SEL2i:OUR, ·i ·.· H.S"%Q ~j'RUSSELL, a~pi~~ "IAS JUST -RCEItED A LARGE CONSIGNMENT of GLASSWARE, ' anad is SLAUGHTERING th PRIORC"S of EVERY LINE for the XMIAS SEASON. IHere are a Few of the Prices: Covered Buttei Basins, Sd each f9in. Glass Fruit Stands, is 2d: Do Sugar do, with handles, 10d 5in. HIanIdled Sweets, 5d , 4in. Glass Dishes, 3d Celery Lols, 10d •"6in. do 5d Sim. Cos-ports, Is 7isn do 9d 9tI. do Is 6d Sin. do Is :i, 10 2s 3d . -, ..Glass Cream Jugs,6d - Pe6ppeer nd a ,i S1 Shakers Celluloid 6in. Glass Bowl, with Cover, Is 3SI ' sops, 9d" " 6 ec :8in. ' do do hs Si 6in. Glass Preserve Dishes, 6d. each These are all very Nice Designs. Don't rniss the opportunity tha': will never occur again. G-. IALLT T, (IATE P. R. HIAUGH). ... General Storekeeper, Ironmonger, Timber ece' erchanit, '? :Produce ?.,?. t. ·,,.. Grocery, Crockery,' Chaff, Bran, Pollard, &c., &c. White Lead, Oils, Paints, Wall Papers, ..Spoutuing, Ridging, Dow...
News of the Week. THIS ISSUE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
News o@ theoWeek. THIs IssUE.-Melbourne Letter, Turf Topics, Market News, News Summary Woman's Ilterests, Agricultural News, and- many other interesting items will be found in this issue. The next Agricultural show at Seymonr will be held on October 16th (Friday).. It is proposed to hold a sports meeting on Easter Monday; under the auspices of the Seymour Re gatta club. TFNNIS.-Christ Church, having a bye on Saturday, will play a friendly match with Stoney Creek. A drag will leave the P.O. at 1.30 p.m. for the Stoney Creek court. The ordinary meeting of the Sey mour Shire Couincil'will be held on Monday next. Tenders for several works are advertised in this issue. The cost of repairing~the Goulburn bridge is.heavier than anlticipated, and the question of increasing the outlay will be considered by the meeting. About one hundred members of the Permanent Artillery will go into camp at Seymour next week on the property of Mr T. R. Goldie. The men will Le in camp for a month, the last w...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Bereavement Notice. E?NNIS.--The Sons and Dau-ghters of the late RICHARDa WiNtis desire to sincerely THANK thibr kiLd frienide,and oapooialy I\cr.- PatherGBlurlidine Dr. T. IlH. Strangman and Mr Potta, for their many expressions of sympathy during their recent sad bereavement. Death. " HEALEY--On 3rd inst., at Children'su Hospital, Melbourne, Ann Veronica (Nancy), eldest daughter of John and Margaret healey, of Radcliffe Street, Kensington, and grand-daughter of J. Minogue, Barton Place, Avenel. -Interred at Avenel, February 4, E?ie egnoaur Express. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1914.
IMPROVED SEED GRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
IMPROVED SEED GRAIN. In a lelport itecenuly issued by the United States Department of Agricul ture attention is drawia to a new move iment.in the seed tre.de. A number of "expelrimental associations" and "crop-breeders' associatloelis" hai;vo been formei ill different States. The oh jects and mnethods of the two kinds of association appear to be somewhat similar. Of the first kind, thle Wiscon stl Experimental Assorciation furnish es an example. It is c?rs;.. :,l of per sons who have attended thse State Ag ricultural College. 'The experiment station attached to the college sup plies members of t 1 association with seed of new varieties of grain producedJ at the station, or obtained from other growers, and the mnembers thus become distributors in their respective com munities. When nhlquiries for seed come to the station the inquirers are referred to the member of the asso ciation who lives nearest them. "The neighbours of the association members are usually quick to realise the valu...
HORSE SENSISMS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
HORSE SENSISMI. Week before field-work is possible every young horse intended for ervice should be broken to a dependable quantity. When he is hitched to a plough, it is often very expesaaive to teach .linm.'that it is` wrong to turn inside out with his,team-mate. I said "broken." That is good Eng hsh but it's bad horsemanship. Train. ing sounds academic and perhaps pugi listic, but it is better for the horse. It may have been profitable t, "break" a £3 horse, but hardly a £40 animal. Ie should be halter-wise at one year d. Several weeks before hitLching or driving, let him stand in the atall with an old harness on. Let him know the harmlessness of. every jingling buckle or chafing or flapping strap. Give him a bit, too to play with and to discover that it has come to stay. Don't -put him in the harness.with the oldest, laziest, and slowest walking animal on the farm. The team-mate of the young horse will have nearly i's much influenoe'iiupon his early-train ing as the driver. - A b...
Dairying in Switzerland [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Dairying in Switzerland The cow and her produce appear to have beaten all other departmenr~ ci agriculture in Switzerland, says .Lh agricultural correspondent of "ihr Yorkshire Post." According t tha most recent publication of she tas area of the country-slightly less thaie ten million acres, or half 'be size i Scotland-only 5j millions a.'e cuIiral ed, and of this corn occupies cli 256,000 acres, and vineyards 5t i?J acres. There are practically no for ago crops in our sense of the word, and no root crops, but a considerable area of grass land, which produr? large crops in the valleys and abundar: grazing on the mountains and their lower slopes. When weoconsider theo figures we are amized at the fact that the dairy, cows number nearly 00,000. showing a continuous and marked in crease year by year. The director of the important Dairy School at Rutti estimates the average yield of Lhe cows of the country at 594 gallons, which is probably 130 gai lons' more than the average yield ui t...
Inter-Lodge Rifle Shooting [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Inter-Lodge Rifle Shooting 8 A meeting of representatives from the various loacl lodges was held on Friday last to make final arrange ments for the proposed inter-lodge shooting competition. Those pre sent at the meeting were Capt. Tasker (Fire Brigade), A. Preece (H.A.C.B.S.), E. Hicks, E. Jones and W. Owens (M.U.I.O.O.F.), R. Gibson (U.A.O.D.), and W. A. Smith (I.O.R.) A draft programme.of the com petition was submitted- and this was adopted. After co-id.erable dis cussion the date of the opening match was fixed for 24th February, when khe Fire Brigade will meet the U.A.O.D; In regard to the pur chase of cartridges it was decided that the association purchase a large quantity, and divide same between the lodges. It was con tended that it would work out cheaper this way, than by each lodge purchasing a small quantity. It was announced that Mr J. Smith (J. Alfred & Co.) had offered a cup for competition, and there were also other prizes, including a gold medal for the champi...
Apple Packing. PROPER PICKING ESSENTIAL FOR PERFECT PACKING. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Apple- Packing. PROPER PICKING ESSENTIAL FOR :-:.RFECT PACKING. It frequently requires a nice juog mneout to determine the proper time for picking apples. If picked toe seon tei hrsit will ibe undersized and peorly col ored, thus injuring seriously lesh :1t quality and appearance in ithe Ip"ac age. If allowed to hang'on i ,to long. its keeping quality is unuaird and danger of loss by high winds i m. phed. No definite rule can be 1iiI dorwn as to time of picking. When thk fruit. on'being twisted one-half arouhil will snap cleanly from the spur withiu; breaking the stem,'it should be picked. Red apples are usually picked when they have assumed a normal colour, and yellow apples when they have st tuned the. proer size and the seedl become browned. There are great dif ferences, however, between variet:'. .The Jonathap must be picked as soon a: colored or it will not keels in stor ago, the Red Astrachan becomes ulealy andi often cracks when left for even a day or two after colouring, the...
Seymour Stock Market. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Seymour Stock Market. Messrs Heywood, Rose and Co. report having held their usual fort nightly sale in their local yards on Tuesday. There was a moderate yarding of fat cattle forward, and bulk sold at auction at satisfactory prices A draft of cows from Mr C. A. M'Kenzie, Worrough, show ing fine quality topped the market at ,815s; others sold from ,5 to ,7 5s. Bullocks, light weights, ,7 5s to £8 12s 6d; store cows to £3; two-year-old heifers, 42 5s; 51 fat xbred wethers, 2 tooth, at 16s 9d. Next sale, February 17.
THE EXPORT APPLE. NEED FOR BUSINESS METHODS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
* THEL EXPrRT APPLE. NEEi) FOR DU1SLNE.S METHODS. ''"lt seems to mie,''".declared the S.A. hlorticulti al expert (Mr. G. Quinn), when adlressing the conference of ro: lducers "it Penola, "that we have ar irivedl at the parting of the ways, and that the time has come when fruit growers need to pay more ittcntion to the business side of handling their fruit. I have been criticised for lamy remarks male before the Federal Fruiit Coriniission reectly hbearing on the asulject of co-operation. I am glad the matter was taken up, for I believe-it will ultimately prove the foundation of the well-being of the fruit industry." lie went on to make somne practical suog gestions bearing on" the t:irketing o.f apples. South Australia was the thirdl of the apple-exporting States, but, as in each, the area under pip fruits was gradually extending, it was high time that the placing of the trade, on a sound basis in everyone of its phases should be undertaken. About six years ago, when the regulations...
HOMELY HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
HOMELY HINTS. What. is the universal mother tongue? Baby -lk. ' •Wha,. you Open a bottle of glue or mucilage grease the cork so it will not stick. Frosting for cakes can be colored pink .by simply adding a little syr.p from canned berries. Try sweetcreamn on the mashed pota toes instead of butter. "Lioking good l" Beats butter. The Inman who brags about what he can do usually contradicts himself when he comes to do it. To peel boiled eggs easily, boil them in salt- water, as the salt.cracks the shell and looserns it from the eggs. It a little cream is put on onions it wi!! remove much of tho strong flavor, an:d they will be less likely to injure clweak stomachs. tiils, while you ale playing on the pIiato don't let mother play on the s:asiiboards; help her out. T'en youi tesC will sound so much better on the pianoi Siiave screens to keep out the flies if you don't have a .new dross for tce years. Flies are sucth filthy and doan gerloOs croalures. They breed in filth asd feed on disea...
WHY HE WEPT. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
WHY HE WEPT. He was, a harJ-looking ruffisn, but his counsel; in a voie husky with emotion, addr'ssed the jury. '"Gentlemen," said he, "my client ?i's drivelt by want of, food to take -the Smal1 sum of money. 'All that- he. wanted was sufficient moneytihbuy food for his little ones. Evidence of this lies in-tlhe fact .that he didn't take a jocket-book, containing fifty pounds in utes, that was lying inthe oom. ie counsel pausedfor a momenit, and the sileiice was interrupte;d by a sob of the prisoner. " 'Why do you 'weep ?" askdl 'the Beidcaus," re-ed the. prison... didss~t see the· pdoket-bboo."
THE MODERN GIRL. SHOULD SHE HAVE A LATCHKEY [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
THE MODERN GIRL. SHOULD SHE HAVE A LATCHK'EY "Woman's Life," a London paper, contributes the following contributions from their readers on the subject ol "Should girls have latch-keys?" Decidedly yes.- Why? Beca w the modern girl is not the namby pamby indiviuail her grand-mother was. The many grooves open now fur the average woman make her a "a-y independent sort of creature, and a many cases, where she is called upon to support the home, it is only fair she should enjoy the privileges of her bra ther. Being a business woman, she gets numerous invitations out--and what would be the good of all tlhe family being kept out of bed because of prejudice? Certainly - girls should have latch-keys;. As a brother of four bachelor gs is, I say decidedly no. Girls are so care less-at least, my sisters are. T'hey each had a latch-key a-piece, and- would you believe it-each one of these latchkeys has been lost. Consequent ly it is their invariable habit to borrow mine. They borrow it and forget ...