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PART MOURNING. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
PART MOURNING. Aii Irishman walked into a men's furnishing goods store tlio other day and said: "0i want to gut soinetliin' fer mourniii' wear, but Oi don't exactly know what tlio coostom is. What do they ho wearin' now for mournin?" "It depends," exclaimed the sales man, 'on how near tlio relativo is for whom you wish to show this mark of respect. For a very near relative you should liavo an all black suit. For some ono not so near you may liavo a broad band of black on tlio left arm or a somewhat narrower ono for some body moro distant." "Och ! Is that it? Well, thin, gimnio a shoestring. It's we ivoifo's mither." Littlo Dot (aged five) : " Mamma, Dick and I got married this morning." Mamma: "You did, did you? Who performed tlio ceromony?" "I don't know what you'ro talking about." "Well, how did you pretend that yn;i wore married?" "Oh, why, I got my dishes an' set tlio tablo, an' then wo both sat down, an' ho said thcro wasn't a thing fit to eat, an' I said ho was a brute, an' ho...
THE HAND SEPARATOR. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
THE HAND SEPARATOR. The valuo of a hand separator de pends very largoly upon the person who runs it and cares for tho cream. Thorc is no question but what the separator has its advantages, but in tho hands ? F a careless person it very soon becomes a detriment. Most of the stvida >1 machines aro made to run easily, r.ud almost as smoothly as a sewing ma chine, but how many aftor being used a while turn like a feed chopper, and, for noise, u thrashing machine is not in it. Tho &lt;roi>l)io is generally ab1.,; to uiolenii conditions of tho fear ing and lack of oil. Not that oil is not used, but t'iio oil holes and chan nels become clogged up and tho oil cannot reach tho gearing. Ono of tlio first things a farmer should do after buying a separator is to get per fectly familiar with every part of tho gearing. This is as important to un derstand as the bowl. Milk very often gets into tho gearing, and thiB always causes trouble till reriioved. Watch this, and keop tho gearin...
THE FOOTSTEPS OF A DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
THE FOOTSTEPS OF A DOG. J?or tlie information of tlioso wlio ar*; in tlio habit of sending a dog for their cows, I wish to roport a littlo experi ence which I have had along this lino. I tested tlio milk from a cow after she was brought up by a stable dog, the dog in turn being in charge of a small boy. Sho was considerably excited ana quito warm. Her milk tested 2.3. Tlio nest morning her test was .1.1, and a week later, when sho was brought in by a man and perfectly cool, her milk tested 6.2. Now you 'an liguro out whether or not it pays to use a dog around tho dairy herd. 1 should state that tho pasture and feed wero exactly tho sanio in oaeli m staiico."
HOW TO PROTECT ANIMALS FROM FLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
HOW TO PROTECT ANIMALS FROM FLIES. In response to numerous enquiries for a cheap and effective substance to keep flies oif horses and cows, S. Avery. tho veterinarian and chemist of the Nebraska Station, has prepared and tested a compound that gives excellent results. Tho formula is as foUows: Neutral oil 4 pints Oil of wood tar 1 pint Mix and shake well. Apply lightly with a flexible brush, or with spray pump. Avoid exeessivo application, as a very light application is sufficient to protect tho animal for somo time, as, for instance, during a milking l o riod, or longer.
OLD SILAGE AND NEW. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
OLD SILAGE AND NEW. A perplexed farmer recently wrote to tlio Agricultural Department, in N.S.W., inquiring if ho could safely fill up his silago pit, in which there was about twenty tons of silage from last year, by putting now silage on top of tho old. 'l'ho answer receiv ed from thd Department was that it would bo safe to do so, provided that any mouldy or dry silage on tho top of tho quantity still in tho pit was first removed,' and also that precau tions -were taken against too much moisture reaching the old silago.
Violet Cown Sentinel Published Every Friday Morning FRIDAY, JANUARY 23RD, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
Vloia Coiun Sentinel Published Every Friday Morning F HI DAY, JANUAKY 23bd, 1914 MBTHODIST.-The Rev. J. \V. Edwards is at present enjoying a well earned holiday at Williaaistown. NATIONALISATION cr HEALTH.-On | TuMiiay week, under the auspices of the local A.N.A.,Mr J. J. Claike will de liver a lecture ou "The Nationalisation of Health," in the Mechanics' to whieh all are invited. SALS OF RACE BOOTHS.-The gale of priri eges in connection with the Summer meeting of the iace club will take place on ihe 6th February, at E, Stribling's stock sale. THE CAT CAME BACK.-The furni ture doctor will be in residence from.the 14tb'until the 31st of this month, and will be pleased lo receive auy pal enta requiring his attention. Adarisa Opposite Post Office, Violet Town. WILL-Thomas Hutkin, late of Beualla, retired farmer, who died on December 15th, 1913, left by will dated September 1st, 1913, real eatats valued at £1,203 and personal estate £2,690 to the widow and daughter. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE...
ENSILAGE-THE FAVORITE FODDER. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
ENSILAGE-THE FAVORITE FODDER (By "Agriculturalist" in "Now Zealand Dairyman.") That the feeding of' odw's is ono of tho most important, matters connected with dairying, no one can gainsay, imt of the many, foods in general use, i will at present touch on only ono-ensil age. No argument, to my mind, could bo adduced against the use o: ensilage, and any contention to justify the setting aside of fodder of such para mount importance would not hold ground in the face of practical experi enco on the dairy farm. Ensilage contains no substance that would in any way tend to interfere with the orgau isms of the cow, while it oontains -o little acid that its color is not objec tionable. It can be made when hay cannot, and even this is an important point, especially in Southland and Tar anaki wliero tho weather is so variable. It may not supersede hay-making, bio that is probably because of tho varie'.v of uses which tho colonial farmer puts hay to. Regarding the preparation or ensilage, I wis...
THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
THEY SAY That everything went wrong with our licketerg at Euroa on Saturday. That the hums team got home by 18 runs.. That everyone but the nmpira saw that the skipper wusn't out. but the umpire is the only one whose opinion affects ihe game-worse luck I: That the team did well to dismiss such a terminable batting combination for 94. That Sunday was "given the palm" as the hottest day of the season-the ther mometer registering over 100-degrees at various places in the to or.-. That a welcome change blew np on Monday morning, accompanied by a fen drops of cooling raiu. Tba the race club had a very satis factory meeting on Monday night, when there were twenty-two members present. That the recent meeting showed a profit of £9 odd.. That a programme of seven events, and comprising £80 stake money was drawn up far the summer meeting on 21st February. That the Progress Society is moving in the matter of the Siratbbogie railway and have called a public meeting for Wednesday next. That the ...
INTERESTING INVENTIONS. COMING AUSTRALIAN PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
INTERESTING INVENTIONS. COMING AUSTBALIAN PATENTS. It is reported by the noli knu-vn Pa tent Attorneys, Messrs. G. G. Tarri & Co., of "The Rialto," (Jollins Street, Melbourne, that in the ordinary course, Patents of the Commonwealth will bo granted in respect of all or most of the following inventions. Complete spe cifications and drawings are publicly available.. Milking Machine-hand operated (Ob13-1273; -The teats are noted upon by pads con; rolled by cords. - A. P. Hoyman, purchaser Horn J. Neilson, Denmark. Cultivator (CiilG-1276)-A channe.' iron frame, triangular with devices to receive and hold twines.-A. ]£. Miles, Victoria. Wire Strainer and Twister (63S0 1277)-A yoke carries a vinch barrel, having liorns, etc.-J. O'Callaghan, Victoria. Head Gear for Windmill . (6559 1J278)-This pump mill has toothed re duction gear in an oil tight casing with oil distributing devices. - J. Alston, Victoria. Detachable scarifier share (S61& l'J7'J)-Wrought meta] with tho sock...
BENALLA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
BENALLA EAOES. The Summer meeting of (he Benalla Racing Club wan held on Wednesday, and passed *£f most successfully. The gate takings were £122, which i* in advance of last year's amount. With the exemption of the Anniversary Handi cap, the fields were large. Results: Anniversary Handicap, of 25 SOVB, one mile--J. Duncan's b g Harlech walk over Maiden Plate, of 10 SOTS, fire furlongs -J. Connelly's ch g Water Gate, 8.11 (A.. Hy'snd). 1; J. II. Hnyated'a bo Panfjuard, 8 6 (H. R. Stuart), 2; J. R. Ryan's ch g Loombex, 8.13 (S. Waddnp-i), 3. Time 1 min 4 sec. Handicnp Excelsior Piate, of 60 aova, six furlongs-H. R. Tidy's ch g A rgold. 8 4 (L. Fisher), lj F. J. hi* Mahon's brgBotichal Machree, (G. A. Burns). 2; W. White's blk g Blaot Nut, 7.13 (Koops), 3. Bolting: Kren money Hoalherton, 3 to 1 against Blnck Nut, 5 to 1 each A'gold and Gnarhlue, 10 to 1 others. Time, 1 min 16 l-5th gee. Third Division Handicap, five furlone* -A. G. Moore's bg Andy Moor, 7.7 (R. Parklmrst). 1; R.J. Crox...
ON GOLDEN WINGS. CHAPTER XXI. GARTON COMES TO GRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
ON GOLDEN WINGS. (By \V. Howell Poole). CHAPTER XXI. GAJRTON COMES TO GRIEF. A southerly wind and a cloudy sky Proclaim it a hunting morning. Wo have said that Arthur was con stantly haunted by strange and undeiiu ablo memories of the past. Not that ho strove to put such memories from him. That were impossible. Eva's palo faco arose too constantly before Lixn, creating an endless, sad regret for tho happy life denied him. Such memories were even with liim now as ho strolled leisureiy through the grounds of Lynwood, to be awakened tram, his reverie by tho gathering of a hunting-party in the avenue, which he had reluctantly promised to attend, and therefore had no recourse but to hasten to the Manor to make some trilling al terations to his appearance. Ho iiad already visited an outlying cover in the early morning, accompanied by Charley Westerton, Lord Gart-on, and a few oi his own college-friends, who were gath ered together, at Sir Laurence's secret wish, to help dispel the gloom t...
STRATHBOGIE RAILWAY. PUBLIC MEETING ON WEDNESDAY NEXT. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
STBATHB03IE RAILWAY. l'UBLIC MEETING ON WEDNESDAY NEXT. The local progress association which has from time to time kept the Strath >"gie railway project before the public, has again been spurred into aoiion, ap parently bjr the fact that the Beiiall* pe >ple are endeavoring to have the iin* run >o thai place, and the people .?£ Huffy and Burtouiiding districts u . iriiaiiiis for the Acceptance or tli« Seymour route. The association, at its meeting on Monday night decided 1.1 cull u pub io m -'in,; in eclmuics' ou Wednesday next, 28.h inst.. to disoms tho rattier, wheu, it is -xpee'ed interesting information will be submitted. It 13 considered that there is a really good prospect of this l»ng->H:k«d of mid much-needed line being built in the near future, and that a comprehensive statement of tho productive capabilities nf the district, and its timber and other resources should be impressed upon the powers tbat be. A large meeting is looked for,, mil cojfideiing thn import...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
[MONEY TO LEND] flMTREtHOLD r A r% M c II 111 LEASEHOLD) f nKil« iDUNCAN'WELLER [67 QUEEN ST iAEI/BoURN^J AT LAST! HIGH-CLASS SWEDISH SEPARA TORS available at prices HITHERTO UNKNOWN. Our introduction of the NEW MODEL "VEGA" Has dealt a death-blow to the Exorbitant Prices charged by our MAKE NO MISTAKE 1 Tho Now Model "VEGA" is r.o roughly and, cheaply constructed separ ator. It has no superior in quality, and in price there's nothing to approach it. WE ASK all..intending buyers to verify these statements, and thus SAVE MONEY, which is nono too plen tiful "these times. 12 Gal. £3 15 0 2S Gal. £7 0 0 So Gal. £10 10 0 SO Gal. £15 15 0 Energetic Commission Agents wanted tfivoughout Victoria. Splendid opportunity smart salesi/.en (frite today, Department "K.P.,;' Buckeye Harvester Co '4-1 to 52 FRANCIS ST., MELBOURNE PIXIE'S PLANTS ^ nojjima! Marvel. Each little Pot is filled wiib Competitors, PRICES ¥ ITADATiO PEBMANENTLY CUBES rijtutMi.IJrtrinid Kidney Troubfcit, Owtrk Utccn, lot trai...
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. The usual nionth'v meeting of the' nbova was held in the Mechanics' oa. Monday evening last.. President J. Q-.. Carter in ibe chair, and about a dozen: members present. The minutes of the previous meeting: were ro id nod confirmed Correnpniidensn wa& received from: M. K. McKenzie. ra Strathbogie railway. From Dr. Barrett, stetiug that n ha would not be in the North-East for soma time, he would Dot be able to deliver a lecture, but advised the association to write to Dr. Latch,, nuking him to delirer a lecture when in the district. Strathbog'e Railway. Mr Harconrt moved that a poblia meeting be called of those interested, in the Strathbogie railway, for Wednes day 28th inst, and that members of the central and louth ridings of the shire be asked to attend.-Carried. It was decided to draw the attention. &lt;if the Inspector of nuisances to tha branches of the etraet trees, overhanging the footpaths and ask to hare sama attended to. The secretary w...
NOTES OF INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
NOTES OF INIEREST. Duck season opens on Wednesday, February 11. One and a half millions sterling is to be spent on railways this year by the New South Wales Government. Mr. Oscar Asche, who recently re turned to England, nUtea that his season in Australia amounted to 68 weeks, and the takings for that period were £120,000 For having married against the rules of his college, a student at North Carolina University was dismissed, in sympathy with their college chum,250 ftudents left the class room. For this iirwu-.H of discip.ine the 250 have been expelled. Boy named Scott, of Glenaroua, while after rabbits, put his haaJ in a burrow, and was bittfn by a snake. The boy's mother scaiified the wound, sucked it, and aftjer applying a liga ture, had him conveyed to Broadford for medical attention. The boy ap peared little the worse for his experi ence. Apples and strychnine have proved very successful in poisoning rabbits in the Seymour distriot. On a proDerty of a thousand acres at Spring ...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes l'apui. Lord howe Island, and Norfoik Island] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
POSTAL RATES AND RECULATIOfls ? *.- i [Where the term 'The Common wealth" is used in connection with these ' rates and regulations it includes l'apui. Lord Uowe island, arid Norfoik Island,] LETi'EKS. it For every -J ounce or fraction thereof. Kor delivery "within the Common- , wealth... .. ....."... ° 1 for delivery in the British. iSm- /, ^ For delivery in the New Hebrides,- _ Banks, .and .'iorros Islands . 0 jj Kor delivery in other places . ? . . 0 ,/ LBlTEll CA11KS. / Kor delivery within the Commonwealth: Singiu, Id. each j.iejily, Id.'each half, i-'oJ- cIu 1 i very in "the Blitish kmpiro tsee listio. places under "Letters ')-sia g!e: Id. each. ' . (.'or unlivery 'in New Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands-Single, 2d. each. For Joinery in other plaoeB- ? Single, 2.1dl each.. . / . t POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with the Id. siimp, and.Reply or double .curds, each half of which has- the Id. stamp impressed thereon, may be transmitted to places within the Commonwealth, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
PX" rcflpitif e»o - KB ? B HB I0B1 -B55 HJ4 R9 BB RB *n BB BIB Grain Skins Hides Tallow Bark Leather Brokers Agency Co. Ltd. All proceeds ore field In trust. Each owner's consign ment is stored by Itself and can be inspected any time - up to date of sale. Wool Sales Every Tuesday. Grain Every Wodnasday Other Produce Three Times a Week Liberal Advances Made Butter Shipments Undertaken on Owner^ Acconnt Three Month's'Free'Storage oil'all Grain received Into Store from 1st December to 31st March, after which one month allowed. neral Agents-Victoria, Riverina and .Queensland for Cooper's Sheep Dip. ef Agent* In Victoria & Queensland for the Palatine Insurance Co., Offices: Collins and King Streets, Melbourne. H. H0NSHKLL chemist, [furoa. DESIRES to inform the pablio that the Greatest Helianoe can be plaoed in the PURITY and FRESHNESS of his STOCK of DRUGS and CHEMICALS, as EVERY ARTICLE ia positirely NEW-without one single exception. PHYSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS ARE FULLY and ACCUR...
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
Church Services. Preebytermn - Kirramotnua H, Miepoll 3, Violet Town 7«30, Mr Thomas. Church of Englmd- Violet Town II, Stony Creek 3, Violet 1 own 7.30, Re*. T. Tinniswocd. Methodist-Violet Town II', Roho 2 45, Mr Fuhrmei*ter; Ba-ldnginnie 11, Mr Webb, Vin'et T"wn 7.30, Mr. Peacock ; R«&lt;1ila«innie 7'30. Mr P. H. WillinmB. Upotipotpon U,Krtrls»on3, Mr H. Down.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
?ft >utnmer Casi) Geooisie Reductions in . Full Stocks oi'lhe following, which we wish to reduce to make room for autumn and Winter Goods. Costumes, Calicoes,. Cretonnes.. Blouses, Sheetings,. Muslins,. Underskirts,. Towels, Dress Materials. Remnants of all Descriptions.. All hats at Big Reductions,. We have some dainty lines in Ladies Boots and Shoes, Chandler's Underclothing.. We have full Stocks of this well known line. Special orders taken, and executed with: despatch. JJ J, BLACK1E, CHEMIST. El'tlOA.. HORSE- & CATTLE MEDICINES BLAOKIE'S' GRIPE and- COLIC DRENCH.-It is a most efiectual re .raedy in all cases of Gripes or Colic. One dose as a rule gives permanent and immediate relief. Many valu able- horses are lost through not hav ing: a dose of Blackie's '3ripe Drench st hand, and dangerous .eme'dies such as gin, oepper, ginger, etc., are admin istered with fatal results. Gripe or Colic demands instant treatment, and no' stable should be without BLACKIE'S GRrPE AK'D ...
DISTRICT NEWS. STRATHBOGIE. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. (From oar Correspondent.) STRATHBOGIE. On Sunday last special services were held in the preaching places of the Strathbogie Methodist Station, when Sister Dcssie conducted the meetings, and greatly interested her hearers. ?During the week meetings were held at all the placcs in the Station, and good collections taken up for the Home Mission Fund. Three threshing machines axe to work here, hut the local machine has had a good s'art, and is likely to have a big run. So far the crops arc turning out very .well, hut the price ?s low 'as compared with last year, while expenses will he high, oiving fo the high prico of bags, etc. The autumn sale of Messrs Watts, Turnbull and Co. here, promises to eclipse all others held by them, as the number and quality of the stock to bo yarded conslitutes a record. A cknl of the stock is prime, and splen didly bred. The weather here on Sunday last was very warm, but during the night viiin fell, and nice cool weather fol lowed. This has l...