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WHEN AND HOW TO FILL THE SILO. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
WHEN AND HOW TO FILL TH, SILO. • e quality of silage is determinled to a great extent by the conditiont of the maize when cut and the care used in filling the silo. -The question ot the proper time to out maize and store in the silo has been much discussed and studied. Experience and careful study of results show that thb best silage is made from maize that is cut and put into the silo at the time the kernel dents and begins to haiden. At this stage the maize has practically attainled maturity(, and its full maturity is de veloped. This, of oourse, will de pened to some degree on the kind of maize which is grown. Some varieties of maize dent easier than others, ani care should be taken not to let the maize. become too dry. Dry maize fodder does not pack and exclude the air.as well as that which contains a donsiderable amount of moisture. If the' use of over-dry fodder cannot be avoided, its disadvantages can be over come, in a measure, -by adding water, as the maize is put into the ...
LADIES' TOURNAMENT [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
IADIES' TOURNAMENT An enjoyable afternoon was'spent on the Christ Church court on Wediiesday afternoon, when a ladies' handicap tournament was played off, the trophy (valued l1 Is) being generously donated by Mr H. V. Eose, whilst the gentle men members subscribed 10s 6d.for second prize. Scores: First Round Mrs A. Smith (plus 15) best Miss G. Carter (scr) ... ... 6-3 Miss Powling (minus-half 40) beat Mrs Clydesdale (plus half 15) 6-4 Miss G. Hall (plus half 15) beat Mrs Adams (scr) .... 6--3 Miss S. Carter (plus half 15) beat Miss Clydesdale (plus 30) ... 6-4 Miss Pratt (minue 15) beat Miss Oakley ..1 6-3 Oakley 2nd Round , Miss Hall beat Miss S. Carter .. 6-3 Mrs Powling beat Mrs Smith .., 6-1 Miss Pratt, a bye Semi Final Miss Hall beat Miss Pratt - ... 6-5 Final Me.rLowlq; g lat WLs?i.B~I ..,, 6-1
Egg Preservative [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
- Egg-Preservative Professor W. G. Sedgwick, of Ste. ens Institute of Technology, appear.1, as an expert witness beluro tle '," Jersey State Board of Health to d. monstlrate that 400 can ae tr?zen, sg, soeized by the Government t?irce a ago as unfit for food, are still Yert. wholesome. As evidence, he told feeding them to his fumlly, and ". taches of his laboratory. HI ?a.id t 100 years old, if kept right, were bte on.:n i'i'e?h ones. When the health sharps at the hear. in;g , en:ed inrcrtduli.us. 'Prote.sor edg.g trick explained cnac to keep eggs or few years is no*. a mark to the lotsi the Lilioese, who preserve them ror in. definite periods. He recalled when L Hung COang visited America lie brough with him eggs 100 years old, becaue there were none in this country old enough to suiit his palate. The 400 cans were released for sale by the State Board of Health. Baem. Sbiars of the board ate foodstauff toade from the eggs, and gave thle prodlucta clean bill of-health. When Li Hung ...
THE WAGES BOARD CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
THE WAGES BOARD CASE. In this case Andrew Anderson, a carpenter, proceeded against Winm. Chaffer, a Government contractor, to recover the sumof £5 17s, which amournt he claimed over and above wbhat he had been paid while work ing on a Governmeiit contract at Haneuonville, for defendant, he hav ing been paic at the rate of Jis 8d a day iilstead of 12s Sd, which is the minimum wage as prescribed by the Metropolitan Board for carpen terb;. The case in some respects was humorous, as the plaintiff did not know what the minimum wage was till he had finished his job and been paid oil:ff ; and both master and man batched in the same tent and at times did not play ' speaks," so defendant said. Mr ,inogue appeared for plain tiff and Mr Sedgefield for defendant. He raised the objection that as Han sonville was outside the Central Bailiwick, and as the work was done there, the court had nojuris piction. In rely- to this .Mr Minogue stated that both the parties resided in Seymour, where the defe...
Seymour Police Court. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2. (Before Mr Knight, P.M., and Mr Boddy, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Seymour Police Court MIONDAY,. ]EBRUARY 2. (Before Mr-Knight, P.M., and Mr Boddy, J.P.) The business transacted at the court oil Mondlly was of a Ilostun usual nature so far as this district is concernedr , and was therefore of more than ordinary interest. The first case was that of an elector who was proceeded against for not having his namne placed on the roll although he had been in Seymour four months. As this was the first case of the kind, and as there were some mitigating circumstances con nected with it, inasmuch as the dlefendant (E. C. Heine, a railway emiploye) did not know the day he might be removed, he was discliarg ed with a gentle caution to be more careful in tlhe future. The second case was that of a clanim under the Wages Board, in which a verdict was givei for the amount claimed, particulars of which a e reported below. The third case was that a claim made for advertising by our con temporary. As printers very gel doim if everc figure in the courts the case was a...
Cricket SEYMOUR v. STONY CREEK [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Cricket SEYMOUR v. STONY CREEK Considerable interest was evinced in the result of the match between the above clubs on Saturday last. Had Seymour lost there was noth ing to prevent Trawool becoming premiers, but as it resulted Sey mour still have a chance of coming out on top. Trawool have the ad vantage of two games but have to meet Seymour twice before the end of the season. Should they be successful in either of these games, the trophy goes to-Trawool, but if Seymour are victorious on both occasions, it will place them at the top of the list. Stony Creek were the first to bat, and were disposed of for 30. Seymour then went in and knocked up 67, of wvhich Har old Adams, a new player, made 20 not out. Going in again Stony Ck made 70, Gratton contributing 41 and A. Bsssett 20 out of the total. Scores: STONEY CREEK. First Innings. J. Bassett, b Adams ... ... 0 W. Lynch, b Adams ...... 4 A. Bassett, e Geoghegan, b Doxey 2 J. Grattan, b Adams ...... 4 E. Bassett, b Harrison ... ... 13 ...
HOME INFLUENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
HOME INFLUE.NCE. ' It is the home which moulds the minds of our boys and girls-- honmeo in fluence, Lorne example, Mothers and lathers should never-forget that dur ing the'first years of their boys' and girls' lives they look up to their par ents as hods--to be obeyed, to be imni tated in all things. Thencomes the critical stage, when children have passed beyond the blind faith' of ohild hood and learn to know their parents. rrrppy the Lother and father who can fearlessly face this period knowing that their. efforts and their lives, though very faulty, yet bear the stamp of sin cerity. It argues ill for the home influesce n'hen "a long talk with -motlier" is not regarded as a privilege by tihe girls, .for there are many , subjects that' only her handling is delicate enough to touch upon, and, on the other hand, it is sad when "a chat with father" is dreaded by the boys. The parents' treatment of each other does much to raise or lower thlem in the eyes of their children, and also inf...
RIGHT TO DIE. "SELF-MURDER" OF A SUFFERING WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
RIGHT TO DIE. "SELF-MURDER" OF, A SUFFER ING WIFE. A verdict of Felo-de-se, -r self murder, was returned at the resumed inquest at Hampstead oin'l Mrs. Sara Olga Jacoby, who took poison after having undergone four operations and Lbeen in ill-health for three years. Befora this verdict was given, the husbanid. alee cemanufactfurer, of Cre dition-road, West lHampstead, said that he distinctly wished thejury to return • verdict in accordanoe with the evi dence. His wife did only what she felt she had a perfect right to do. He did not desire them to*return a verdict from sentiment, because if they did it would be an insult to his wife's mem ory. .Joseph Rand, a bath-chaifman whn took- Mrs. Jacoby out almost daily, said he used. to buy endamol for her. Dr. Ludwig Froyberger said he had made. an analysis and found veronal, swhich sas the mniain constituent of endamol. Thirty- grains was afatal dose, but in the- case of Mrs..Jaooby, 'ith her disease, a smaller-quantity would be fatal. She ...
American View of British Farming. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
American View of British Farming. An American; who recently visite. England has nothing but praise for the rural scenes, the superb apstures, and high quality stock, both purebred and grade. Tho.hodspitality of the people of rural Britain is without bounds, and in saying that the American only en dorses colonial experience. Having said the nice things, the American gives some praotical criticisms on the meth ods of doing certain kinds of work on the farm, which do not come up to the American, or even colonial standard. In Lancashire, he saw men raking hay They had-a lumbering hay-rake, out of all proportion heavy. Two mel were raking. They had two big, heavy horses. They were going tandem. A big man was riding the first horse, and a second mah was driving the scoond horse.- In America, a boy twelve years old with a light horse and a light American sulky rake would do as much as both those big men and big horses would accomplish. In other places h· saw gangs of-men turning and shakin...
DOMESTIC TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
DOMESTIQ TRIAGEDY. "No :ower on earth shall make me do it,' a dcolared firmly. She '; .2roached close to his side. Her flashile. yes blazed into his, and her lips sn . -: : "You J..all do it. However you dread i.. it eust be done. You hear me?" moP" ? - "I rei?? : :erly. Such a thing is unworthy :. :m :nan-of pride and honor to underta. , ie repeated, drawing back from her. a- - whiplash. Quickly she was at his side, gripping his arm with fingers slim, but hard as steel.. She slipped a small knife into hIis hand-a thin, -sharp-pointed picoe ol deel. "There," she said. ,His oL stinacy was momentarily driving her to desperation. - - Her voice biroke with passion,- aid she cried in a-loud, angry voice:- "William Tomkins, -if you don't do what I say, and go and peel thbose pota' toes at once, you'll go-to led without I any dinner." .
Treasure Revealed by Shadow. HOW A BEGGAR FOUND A FORTUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Treasure Revealed by Shadow. HOW A IBEGGAIt FOUND A FORTUNE. There has just died in Mantuna a farmer, nahmed Annibale Tosci, who had become a prosperous man without any ,Iffr ?rt. oPmov'ranme. or toil. Stni bale, who was 94 at thetime of his death owed his success in life to guessing a riddle as mysterious as that- of the Sphinx,' a riddle wh:ch the citizens of Naples had tried to guess for forty years. In his will he tells the ro rIantio story of his acquirement ot riches. It appears that about sixty years ago a wealthy and eccentric 4 reinchman died at Naples. A few days before his death he ord ered the erection of the pillar on his land, which he had- leased for umnoty years, and he directed that this pillar should be kept in a state of preserva tion after his death. On :t was en gra ed the peculiar inscription : On the first' of May I have a golden head. lThe following first -of May, hund r.ds of peopol came and peered at thei .tr tf the column, hoping, at the very Iones, to din...
SILVER BEET. ITS USE AS A FORAGE CROP. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Si. VER .BEET. 11S USE AS A -FORAGE CROP. (By Mr A. B. M'Pherson, SupcrviW or of Field Experimente Depart ment -of Agriculture, N.Z.) The phlenoimenal ucbcess Which has attended thile introiduction of silver beet is naturally attracting the atten tion of farmers in all parts of the do minion. Its freedom so far from in sects and fungoid diseases, its great prolificacy in produoing a wealth of stem and leaf (giving quite six feed iugs-off with sheep in twelve months' time from date of tirs .feeding), its resistance to drought and severe frosts, its apparent freedom from causing scour or bloat in sheep, the appreela tiou of all classes of farm stook for it (trials having proved that it is relish ed before rape, kale, or roots), the enormous tonnage of succulent forage it produces, and its fairly high feeding value place it hi the forefront of all other foliage or root crops grown for stock, in this country at the present time. The remarkable results obtain ed last year in the grow;ng ...
Items of Interest [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Items of interest ,amuel Roberts, village postman of Llan3stur dwy, has ret ired aofter 39 vears' service. Be has travelled 130.650 miles on foot through every kind -of ;vweather, and is.still hale and hearty. A police dog specdily vanquished tan armed apache ill Paris. ''ble ruffian,. drawing a revolver, 'firel.d at a con stable who was about to arrest him. The bullet lew w'ide, anil the apache wad going to fiTre ngain, n! en the policeman's dog seized lio hyl the ear. Soreaning-wilth pain,- the apache drop: ped the revolver, and was at ci1co |aptured. .The Hamiburg 'police-autlhorities lave maide a regulation ord-r:ng tramway car conductors, under penalty of losnmg theiir licenses, not to allow wcmen with inprbtected hatpins to remain in their cars. The police iare also ordered to take the name and address of twomen with unprotected hatpius who are liable to a fine of from £1 to £2. On the arrival at Plymouth recently of thebo Hlamburg-Anmerika liner Impera tor from NewsYork it sa...
DIPLOMATIC. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
DIPLOMATIC. A North country collier, anxious' to pop- the question to a girl whom he honestly admired, but unable to. sum mon up courage enough to ask her tile question outright, adopted, a method of soundilig.her as to her idea of mat rimony.' - "Jenny, my 'lass," ho said nervously, -"Ai've insurea ma life." -"Hasta, lad?" said Jenny indifferent ly. . - , ' , S"'Aye,,and Ah'm a silly for. doing so;" "Hoer's thatP'?" . - - ' -Whiy, supposin' Ah got 'killed 't pit. where dost think t' money'll go?" 'iWhy,;to thy feytber, for sure." "True neuf, and it- isn't fair, it' ought to be paid to ma wife." 'To thy wife; :wh, tha hasn't. gotI "That's .just it," said. Bill, " bhut -thnu-'s a Aice lass. Jenny; and I wani" -thee to hey that.money." ". .Why ouildn't tha say so at iratP", cried Jenny loyfull, . ..
INTERESTING INVENTIONS. COMING AUSTRALIAN PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
INTERESTING INVENTIONS. COMING AUSTRALIAN PATENTS. tt is reported by the-well kndwn Pa tent Attorneys, Messrs G. G.Turri & C,)., of "The Rialto.'" Collins Street, Melbourne, that in the ordinary course, P:atents of the Commonwealth will be granted in respect of all or most of the followihg inventions. Complete spe cilicatons and drawings are publicly available. Milking Machine-hand operated (6313-1275)--The teats are noted upon by pads couitrolled by cords. - A. P. leyman, purchaser from J. Nculson, DI-nmark. Cultivator (6316-1275)--A channe Iron frameo triangular with devices to receive and hold twmines.-A. E, Miles. Viotoria. Wire Strainer and Twister (6380 1277)-A yoke carries a winch barrel, having horns, etc.-J. O'Oallaghan. Victoria. Head Gear for Windmill (6559 l178)-This pump mill has toothed rc duotlon gear in an oil tight casing with oil distributing devices. - J. Alston, Victoria. Detachable scarifier share (6616 1279)--Wrought mutal with the soclket mtegral.-Ri J...
Furs Preserved by Cold [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 6 February 1914
Furs Preserved by Cold When the "lifo" of a fur garment is considered in relation to its cost, the economical quality is a high one, par ticularly to-day, when science has effec ted so perfect a preserver as cold-stor age. . This development of presorva tion, which actually arrests natural deterioration caused by evaporation of the natural oil in the leather and hair of furs .in temperate and hot atmos pheres, apart from the immunity it provides against ravages by moths, prolongs the life of the oommodity sn a wonderful dlegree. - This advantage -alone, compensates for a great deal of. the recent rise in values. Further, the depth of color and gloss in the fur is -more enduring by'many years than:it was -under the warehousing conditions of bhygone days.