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Deep—Very Deep. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 January 1914

Deep-Very Ill County Sligo tlxero is a small lake renowned for it9 fabulous depth. A professor happened to be In that part of Ireland during the summer, and started out one'day for a ramble j among the mountains, accompanied | by a native guide. As they climb J ed, Pat asked him if he would like to see this lake, "for it's no bottom at all, sorr." "But how do you know that, Pat ?" -asked the professor. "Well, sorr, I'll tell ye. Me own cousin was shosvin' the pond to a gentleman one day, sorr, and he looked incredulous like, just as you do, and me cousin couldn't stand it for him to doubt his worrd, sorr, and sa he said, ' Hegorra, I'll prove the truth of me words,' and o(T wish his clothes and in he jumped. The professor's face wore an amused and qui/.zical expression. "Yes, sorr,. in he jumped, and didn't coino up again, at all, at all." "But," said the professor, "I don't see your cousin proved his point by recklessly drowning himself." "Sure, sorr, it wasn't drowned at all he wa...

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Customs in Regard to Bowing. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 January 1914

Customs in Regard to Bowing. ? (By Mrs. FRANK LEARNED.) One of the tests of good breeding, 'training, and culture is in the man ner in whiph a bow ' or salutation of recognition is made. A brusque, abruptmanner is rude. A very effusive maimer and a- low1 bow are" worse. The correct salutation is between the two extremes. ' Although according to circumstan ces, "a bow may be cordial, friend ly, formal, slight, deferential or familiar, it must bo made. A person who lias Been introduced is entitled .to recognition. ' Anr important rule about bowing is that a man must wait for a lady to recognise him. Between friends the act of bowing is almost simul taneous, but it is the privilege of a woman to take the initiative by ! being the first to bow. As has been said, an introduction ontitles every one to a bow. Only for very; grave reasons would anyone ever | giv* a direct "cut," when the claim an introduction imposes lias been i absolutely forfeited. j Tn a case where there has been inexcus...

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BLACK CAP PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

BLACK CAP PUIH.VlNG. .1 'lb. (lour, 12 eggs, } pint milk, 3 to 4 ozs. currants, u pinch of salt. 'Method.-Sift the tlour into ;i basin, add the salt, heat up the eggs, and stir gradually into the Hour., adding the milk by decrees, and work into a batter. lb:tier 1 large or - small pudding basins. Sprinkle in the currants, and pour in the prepared butter. Cover the basins with buttered paper, and steam- for one hour. Alter his wife dreamed that trea sure would be found near Kerreira's Hush, South Africa, Andrew Van dor Merwe, a destitute i'.loemhof carpenter, .searched the trpot indicat ed by her, and discovered a twenty five carat diamond valued at JUoOO.

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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ECCLES TART. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

"EOCIJES -TAUT. .Line; a-tin plate or "shallow sand-; wich tin, with a* short or puff pas try. Spread this thickly with the currant'- mi-\ture, cover with pas try, trim the - edge neatly, and hake in- a hot oven about 20 minutes. To' prepare the mixture allow to each } lb. currants 2 small tea spooufuls sugar. Wash the currants -then place theui, still wet, into a basin, add the sugar, then the trea cle (v,armed), mix well, and use..

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
LUNCH CAKE. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

."LUNCH 0 VlCfl.*: lib. flour, Co-is., dripping (or > a mixturo "of; lard, dripping, and but ter), G ozs. sugar, 2 lb. currants, 2 07s. candied peel, 1 egg. 4- pint milk, i teaspoonful carbonate soda; flavouring*. - Methodliubdripping into '-the flour, add sugar,, currants, and peel, dissolve the soda an the milk (sour milk will do), add to theA beaten egg;' and make the catce- mixture moderately - soft. Bake in. one tin 1} hours/ or two tins' about 1 hour-:

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Household Hints. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

Household Hints. ± , Without hesitation, it can * bo . as sorted that -a sweet course in which Currants are the chieF ingredient is sure to please the eutire house hold. A diet; of Currants: is not follow ed by:- discomfort, v digestive troubles, and . other ills thai indulgence at meal, times only too frequently bring: on. The explanation is simple. - Cur runts are intended -by Nature to: feedand sustain the body. That .'?wonderful substance known as grape sugar is- a most powerful nutrient then -the little touch of tartaric acid in the fruit gives it a delightful -flavour and assists the gastric juices, i !A\'hen Currants arc taken into the ! mouth. the palate is -immediately pleased ; that is a- good sign, ' be cause Nature has made most of her benciicial foods palatable. When 'the Currant reaches that most .important:* organ-the stomach-it starts its . \\<ork. of '.nutrition. The powerful Rrape-suyiir replenishes the tissues of the body winch h;»ve been dispersed by e...

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Ladies' Column. A NOVEL OVERDOOR DECORATION. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

NOVEL. OYERDOOR DECORA TION. Suggestions for practical, inexpen sive, and pretty decorations for the home are always welcome, and in our sketch may be seen an extreme ly effect ivc decoration, which can l.i<) arranged in a Jewjiuomeiits above a door, and at the: cost of a few pence. It is composed : o£v.Japan.ese paper fans, and fans- .of- both " kinds, the (hitman and tha- fan made to fold up; may bo purchased in. anany shops . for a penny or twopence oaoh. Most or them are particularly pretty and ornamental in design, ; and ? in select ing tho ' fans for this decoration they -sliQuld he carefnlly chosen to harmonise with tho colour: of: the wall-paper on which, they ore to llnd a place. A large "fold-up'-' fan is placed over the ccntro of tho doorway and securcd in position- with :one or two tiny tacks. - Hound this fan five "flat; fans'.', alio arranged in the mr shown in (.ho illustration, their handles hidden away bo Llie larger.

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Wool Market [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

Wool Market We have received the following re port from Sanderson, Murray & Co, of London: -The 6th Series of Colonial wool sales, which opened on the 25th November, came to a close on the 9fch December The sales opeued showiug very"1 little olnnge on prices mliug si the close of t'le previous series for wasty inferior merinos Mid fine xbreds, both of whioh description were weaker, After the first week, however, the tendency of the market was in the favor of buyers, and at the close, all grades, except the bast Mariuo sorts were selling 5 per cent below October values Compared with last sales closing .rates we quote-Merino, best de scriptions, par ; Merinos other de scriptions, o per cent lower ; Cross bred, all 5 per oJnfc lowei

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
PTOLEMAIC POTTERY IN MAZE OF LOST PASSAGES. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

PTOLEMAIC POTTERV IN MAZE OP LOST PA S S AGES. Workmen digging- a well in the gardens of Ras-el.Tiu Palace, the vnngni (iceiit summer residence Qt* the Khedive, - have discovered what ap pears to be a nia/.e of ancient Roman subterranean , passagss. A .'quantity of very interesting JPtblemaic ?and ancient. Roman ^pot tery, such as oil lamps, plates, and other household utensils, has been .brought-'..lo light, also jars in which bones of young children arc placed. ^Inscriptions on tablets, coins, me dallions,; and statues have also been found. So small was a model of the liner Aledina. shown at the ".Model Ivigi neer" Exhibition at the Royal Hor ticultural-hall. London, that human hair had been emplov ed for some of the ropes to keep them to a proportionate size. A Now Zealand farmer has secured three tons of honey from thirty live colonies ot hybrid bees. Of blind people eleven are men to every uine women. 1911.

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
LADY FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

1ADY FARMERS. + t t Sedgewick, a community in that district of the Western Canadian prairies, known as Ceutral Alberta, is six thousand' miles distant from Great Britain, but it is the location of a colony of settlers from the ul.I Country- who were attracted Lo the ready-made farms prepared here by the Canadian Pacific Railway. Most of the farmers under this scheme are married men, but on one of the farms on this colony are tv.» bachelor girls (they are too yoiins to be referred to as spinsters). To this farm Mr. H. A. Kennedj, a well known writer, recently paid a visit. "Two young ladies," he says, "are working in partnership. They tin-.\ no difficulty in the arrangement, thoudi the average farmer out there assures you that partnerships are unwork able in such a business. Each mem ber is responsible for her own depart mcnt, but is-^always ready to htlp the other. ,'Miss Wittrick looks after the dairy and the house,' said her partner, Miss Jack May, "and she is a beautiful butter m...

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
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AN OLD PIONEER PASSES. MR DONALD M'RAE. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

MR DON"ALl> M'TIAE. On Monday last, at. about midday, Mr Donald M'Rae, one of the most widely known, and certainly one of the most highly respected residents of the West Wimmera, died at the age of 72 Somo fonr or five month?; ago the deceased gentleman^ was .thrown from his gig'. find' the fall apparently-affected his heart, for, thoughne hfcd the very best medical attention, he gradually became weaker. He, however, was a man of great pluck, and fitv-was'uot untiWiis failing strength compelled him that he took to bed, His last appearance in public was on New Tear's Day, when he visited the Tooan sports for an hour or two. Next morning lie was h-ought in to Nurse Jones's private thospital, but the call had come, and lie passed to the Great Beyond ten days later. He was a man of commanding physique, a fine type of Scot in every way, and his demise i_B deeply iegretted amongst a wide: circle of friends and acquain tances Leaving Inverness, whore he was born in 1842, with his parent...

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HEADACHE-AIR MEASURED. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

HEADACHE-AIR ME A SUITED. An apparatus invented by Profes sor L,tjs>nnrd Ilill w'as shown at the! inectitify of the liritish Association from the readings of which the state, of the air in a room could bo casity. determinod. . -| From the readings of these curious i thermometers, Professor -Hill proved that the stulliness of a. room does-i not give us Colds or headaches be-1 cause the ait* is bad or used up. What is really fatal is that its i stillness aud warmth combined pre-"! vent the body from losing heat as | it should in the natural way.

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
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THE FARM AND DAIRY. REARING CALVES OF TUBERCULOUS COWS. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

THE FARM AND DAIRY. REARING CALVES OF TUB15RCU LOUti COWS. ! This is a subject which is of parti cular importance to our dairy farm ers, more particularly in view of the fact that pasteurisation of the skim ~ milk is rapidly coming into voxue. A series of experiments have been carried out recently by til? Royal Ag ricultural Society of England to de monstrate the possibility of rearing ; calves free from the disease, in spite ' of their having been born of cows that react to the tuberculiu test. At the present time there are on the farm at Woburn thirteen yearling and tv-o calves horn this year, and a healthier lot no one could wish tu see, in spite of the fact that their, dams reacted to the test shortly he-, foro parturition. All that has heen done is to separate the calves from the cows immediately after birth, am] remove them to a farm a mile away, where they have been reared under,, circumstances that prevent direct or" indirect contact with the tuberculoid cattle. All the milk...

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
GRAIN MARKET Melbourne, Wednesday [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

GRAIN 1VIARKET Melbourne, Wednesday Yesterday's spurt in wheat has been shot"lived and today the market was much quieter, And rather dull, but fairly steady in tonei with little offers iug January dalivery is worth 3/6 alongside Forward quotations are on the basis of 3/6i fov February, 3/7 for March, o/'7| and for AprilsMay June At close yesterday business was done°for extended forward de livery, February to Jnne, at 3/7^. Private cable advices report that Argentine threshings are turning o t poorly and that the market remains firm, although Liverpool options have lost I/8d to l/4d a cental ef yesterday's advance for March, a::d ./8d for May and July Mr James Barnes, vetinary surgeon may be consulted at Newton's Hotel on January 22nd [] Tlie annual meeting- of the suscribers to the Natimuk Mechanics Institute will^fcake place on Friday evening Jan- ! uary 30, when the balance sheet will be presented and four; members of the committee and two auditors elected. The Trades Federation a...

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SMART REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

SWART REPLY. -: TliC' captain of a certain troop-j ship conveying a cavalry regiment i to the Cape was noted ..--forv his ! wit, and at every opportunity that J offered he loosed Iiis. shafts of j humour, to the chagrin and enibar-I rassment of their targets. - Sooner or later the stinger^ gets stung,, however, and this chronic pim-ar- i list was 110 exception to thevrule. ! On one occasion, when about two I days out from port, he. approach-| ed a group of soldiers who were swabbing the forward deck, uiul, .singling out a big, raw-boned Irish recruit, who was experiencing liis first""taste of sailor's life, he gra vely asked "Can you steer, the mainmast down the forecastlc stairs '}" Quick as a flash came the reply : "Yes, sirr, I can, if you will stand below and coil it up."

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Quantong News. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

' (From onr Correspondent) The New Year was ushered iu with joy by the old and young alike, al* though, it has brought with it plenty of hard work About forty invitations xrere issued to the residents here to spend New Year's Eve at "The Wat tles" (the residence of Mrs Hunt). Almost needless to say all present had a most enjoyable time at the var ioas games a.id dances, which were j interspersed with songs, .as the i clock struck twelve all joined hauds | and sang lustily " Anld Lang Syne," ; rA-room- set apart .for. supper &ud { *mdelyiJecoVat-ed",\varj"then visited, and ample justice done to the yood things piovided, After a little more merri- | meut the gneBts departed, leaving behind them many good wishes for the coming year j The orchards are in full dress at | present The frait>ladea trees and I channels of water form a pretty picture, and the flower gardens, too, j are not to be despised Frnir is corns j manding good prices, and the general j outlook is bright j Sn...

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MAN AND HIS FUN. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

MAN AND HIS FUN. 6. ? ? . %» I Man that is born of woman Is of few clays, ancl inordinately fond of Fun. - In the beginning, when his turn lot is full of milk, and his soul of content, ho lies upon, his back and kicks his heels in tho air ; he; says .'Ga-ga'' ancl "Goo-go," ancl (hat is Fun. _x . .Being' grown older, he climbs a tree and falls out thereof ; lie goes in swimming, and is well-nigh droyni ed ; he absents himself from, school,, at, the expense of his cuticle, and that is Fun. Ho grows in .size, but not in wis dom, for now is he in college. , He goes forth by night and steals the signs of poor tradesmen; he marches in ;i procession of fools, niul burns his books ; he gets drunk overnight, and reaps hcadaches in the morn ing, and that is Fun. He conceives « desire for' the company of young women ; ho fol lows one girl about, and wears her hair: she carries ^his scalp in her belt, and she rests under - the. shadow- of his ears, and that . is Fun. In the end she throws him ...

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
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Proposed Railway Extension MEETING AT SALT LAKES. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

Proposed Railway Extension A. MEETING AT SALT LAKES. Lust Tuesday week a meeting of meeting of delegates from the various railway leagues interested in the pro posed railway extension from Too londo to Edenhope was held at Salt Lakes Cr A Phillip occupied the chair The Edenhope delegate Mr A Johnstone, briefly outlined the project and the steps taken up to the present The chairman, after ex^ pressing himself in favor of the pro posal, said he had consulted an officer of the Railway Department on the subject, and that gentleman said he had inspected a portion of the pro posed route as far as Wombelano, and expeessed his good impression of the country, there being every possi bility of the line being built in the near futoie He (Cr Phillip) thought this would be a most oppoi> tune time for the district leagues to agitate for t he construction of a rail way hue westward from Toolondo. Mr J Hai'1 (Salt Lakes,) said ho felt sure that the line now proposed would receive the whole-heart...

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Can We Suspend Life Will. RUSSIAN SCIENTISTS REMARKABLE CLAIM THAT HE HAS DISCOVERED A SUBSTANCE WHICH WILL ENABLE ANIMALS, INCLUDING MAN TO HIBERNATE LIKE BEARS FOR INDEFINITE PERIODS. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

Can-We Suspend Life Will. USSIAN SCIENTISTS HEM AH K ABLE CLAIM THAT 1IE HAS 1)1 S GOV EU ED A S U BSTAN CIS WHICH WILL ENABLE ANI MALS.. INCLUDING MAX TO HIBERNATE LIKE BEAKS FOll INDEFINITE PERIODS. Some astonishment was recently expressed at the announcement that Professor V. BaUmeticlT. of the Uni versity of- Moscow, ?-Itussia, had in dented «i compound which w'ould producc suspended animation in men and animals. Professor - BaluuetieiFs - collabora tor in- this discovery, Professor Maxim Reussner,. luvs made the fol hwing. detailed explanation of their discovery. ^ Ordinary .'sleep:1 iu'eu.ns a restoration of our energies, and suspended ani mation will produce tlie same effect in a higher .degree. 'The manner in which :WC came to make our discovery was very inter esting. While observing ; the feeding habits of the bears in Siberia, I war told by a , Siberian hunter that there was a colony of Bu rials, or Siberian wild natives, in the northern part of the Province of Tomsk, who ...

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
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Arapiles Mill Prices [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 January 1914

Ar&piies Mill Prices Messrs Nosks Bros ,of the Arapiles Floor Mills, reported^at 4 o'clock oa Thursday Flour, per small bag, ... ... 14 a Oats, per busheli 1 9 Bran, per bushel ... ... I Pollard, per bushel 1 1 Wheat, per bushel 3 2%

Publication Title: West Wimmera Mail And Natimuk Advertiser
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