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MINING NEWS. THE SHAREMARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 21 January 1914
MININN NEWS. THE SHAREMARKET. Mr Noah Davey, stock and sharebroker, High-street, Maryborough, reports the following closing quotations at the last meetings of the Melbourne and Ballarat stock exchanges yesterday afternoon: IN VESTMENTS. Amalg. Zinc-b 27/3 Rosella Preserving--b 22/3, a 23/ ARARAT DISTRICT. Cathcart-b 2/11, a 3/3 Cathcart (paid)-b 2/9 Cathcart Central-b 33/9, a 35/, sales 33/6, 34/ Cathcart Victory- b 1/8, a 2/, sales 1/9 Central Langi-b 3/2, a 3/8 Great Laugi-b 4/, a 4/6, sales 4/5 Langi N.-b 5/2, a 5/6 Langi N. (paid)-b 8/9 Langi S.-b 15/6, a 16/9, sales 15/6 Langi S. (paid)--b 1516 New Langi-b 34/6, a 34/10! Upper Langi-b 1/3, a 1/4, sales 1/3Y, 1/4 Upper Lengi (paid)-b 2/6 BEA UFORT DISTRICT. Beaufort Deep Lead-b 2/8, a 2/11 Hope-b 91 Hope Ext.-b 3/2 Hope N.-b 11/1j, a 12/ Hope 8.-b 3/, a 3/7 Hlope Ext. W.-b 1/1%, a 1/3 Hope Ext. W. (paid)-b 112d BENDIGO DISTRICT. Golden Age-b 31/11i, a 32/3, sales 31/10%, 32/ Princess Dagmar-b 6/11, a 7/ BALLARAT DILS'TRICO' Llan...
STOLEN JEWELLERY. PLANT IN FITZROY GARDENS. DETECTIVES' LONG VIGIL. AN ARREST MADE. MELBOURNE, TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 21 January 1914
STOLEN fEWELLERY. PLANT IN FPZROY GARDENS. DETECTIVES' LONG VIGIL, AN AIEEST MADE. MELIOURNE, TUESDAY. A sensatiomral discovery of stolen jewellery wae made last Sunday evening unde' a culvert in the Fitzroy gardens. The locality was watched by ddtectives from inside a wooden box until this morning, when a youngman was arrested. The circumttances leading up to the finding of the loot are some what remarkable. About 6 o'clock last Sunday evening John Orledge, a resident of Bourke-street, city, found the day very oppressive, and he sat down under a tree in the gardens and :ead a newspaper. Feeling tired, be stretched himself on the grass near a wooden culvert. He dozed off and slept for some time. On awakening, he rolled over and looking tp the long culvert, saw what appeared to be a lady's bag. There was a small quantity of water flowing tlrough the culvert at the time. Becoming curious, Orledge secured a stick about 5ft. in length and com menced prodding in the drain. As a result, h...
ALMA. PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 21 January 1914
ALMA. PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. The monthly meeting of the Alma District Progreess Association took place in the schoolroom on Friday evening last. Mr Frank Walker presided over a fair attendance of members. The attention of mem bers was drawn to the recent " Ad vertiser " report of the Wareek Asso ciation, and they were very indig nant over it seeing that the Alma Association scored an easy victory over the Wareek people in the last debate, and, furthermore, that the Wareek Association asked the Alma body to postpone the present debate from the 13th November last. The secretary was instructed to write to Wareek asking if it would be con venient for them to meet Alma at their next meeting and carry out the postponed debate on the subject, "Which is preferable for us: A Liberal or a Labor Government ?"
DISTRICT NEWS. AVOCA. TROUT DYING. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 21 January 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. (FROM OUR CORBESPONDENTS.) AVOCA. TROUT DYING. Some very fine trout have been landed at the Homebush reservoir. It is stated that many of the fish in this reservoir are dying owing to the shallowness of the water and the scarcity of feed. Local anglers have also caught a fair number of perch, weighing from lIb. up to 31b in the Avoca River and Bet Bet Creek. Should dry weather continue good hauls will no doubt be secured, as the perch generally take all kinds of bait when the water is low. An effort which is to be made to re stock the rivers of Victoria with black fish is not likely to prove suc cessful while perch, which are known to possess distinct cannibalistic pro peneities, have control of the waters. Years ego the Avoca River teemed with black fish, but with the advent of the perch they soon became thinned out, and have now almost entirely disappeared.
CRICKET. DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. HOLIDAY MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 21 January 1914
CRICKET. DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. HOLIDAY MATCHES. The Maryborough District Associa tion is in arrangement for quite a number of outside matches in the near fluture. On Mfonday next (Foundation Day) the Ballarat As sociation team pays its annual visit and meets a localeleven on the oval. On February 7 a district team goes to Castlemaine to meet representa tives of that association, and a com bined team from ,Maryborough and Castlemaine has been invited to visit Melbourne on February iS and 19-the first day's play to be on the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and the second on a suburban ground against one of the metropolitan teams.
TO-DAY'S MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 21 January 1914
TO-DAY'S MATCH. To-day's match wiill he between the United and Methodist teams again, the High School boys being still on holidays. An effort will be made to start the match at 230. United will be chosen from the fol lowing :--Branton, Lamb, Boase, Twist, Grossman, Burge (2), Sterling, Mitchell, Chisholm, Gartrell, Walker.
WEDNESDAY ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 21 January 1914
WEDNESDAY ASSOCIATION, At a meeting of the association on Moday evening a clearance from the High School to the United team was granted H. Twist. The following team was selected to meet a Ballarat s~econd eleven on the concrete wicket on Foundation Day :-Warren, Colmn?n, Gould, Davey, Youlden, VWalker, Burge, Branton, Lamb, Grossman, Mitchell. Gartrell, Falck, PoweIll. It was decided to entertain the visitore at afternoon tea.
ROBERT S. SIEVIER. CHARGE OF BLACKMAIL. CASE WITHDRAWN. LONDON, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 21 January 1914
ROBERTS S. SIEVIER. CHARGE OF BLACKMhAIL, CASE WITHDRAWN. LONDON, MoNDAY. Thomas Henry Dey has with drawn from the prosecution of Robert S. Sievier, the well-known racehorse owner and sporting journalist, formerly of Melbourne, who was committed for trial last month on a charge of having black mailed Dey. Sievier withdrew his imputations which led to the prosecution, and both he and Dey agreed to abstain from mutual libel attacks. The judge concurred, and Sievier was discharged. [Sievier repeatedly published de famatory articles concerning Dey in the "Winning Post" newspaper, and it was stated in a circular issued by Dey and his solicitor (Percy Bono) that Dey had paid Sievier £1000 by way of b!ackmail in order to induce Sievier to cease his attacks on Dey.]
NEW PROCESS FOR PRESERVING MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 January 1914
IN-EW PROCESS FOIL PRESERVI.NG MILK. To the already known methods of -reerving milk another has been od(d c" byi t-wo Italian physicians. Their method is to preserve milk by mean.s of an atmosphere of carbonic acid gas, under pressure. The milk remains unaltered for several days, both in its physical and chemical charaoters, and in the biological constituents, the for ments. Some of the germs present &re killed, while others have their de vlopment arrested. By this mothod uncooked milk can be kept for eight or twelvo days at a temperature of 12 deg. to 14 dog. 0., while boiled milk is preserved indefinitely. The gas is produced with littlo or no trouble. The inventors clani for this method a solution of the questiOi of infant feeding. Milk pre."rvcd in this manner ought certainly to oo su perior to milk steriiised by heat, cw ing t the fact that milk can be kept bs this proces for a considera:blo pe riod with all pathogenic germis Itbswnt, wvi;id it.e 6iochemical function .,...
A SWAMP SOIL. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 January 1914
A SWAMlP SOIL. S·cie ownersic of awamp soil are puzz led by their unproductive character Qheo fir,' cultivated. They reason that soil have been made out of e-elration and, therefore, should be *obf to preduce plants luxu'iantly. Thne truth generally is that a raw >waml, soil is m an inert condition. The iir has been excluded, and acids h--ve formed, and bacteria are not at o r- When tihe water has been drm'wn off. the eposuro of the soil to nro-r after autumn rloughing and a summer cf thorough tillage does much to encnd matters. A few tons of -table mn,?ure per acre introduce the need"ed bacteria. An application eof !ime -weeoens the soil. The nitro an 'n ehe ,wamp begins to gain ar iabli.-. Usually, there is great ,,ficienc ii potash, and heavy ap !ications par Phoshoploric acid also e Icded. -t~'he first eait r should bo givn t sne bustling plant like maze ithat can helh itself to raw and c,*ar-'e food, and the tillag!e paves thebo way for a moreo profitablo trucklni crop the n...
STORING OF WINTER VEGETABLES. (Minna A. Stoner, Prof. Home Economics, N. D. Agri. Col.) [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 January 1914
STORING OF WINTER VEGE TABLES. OMinna A. Stoner, Prof. dome Econ onuij, N.D). Agri. Col.) The storing of winter vegetables is ccoinoIic:al and des:rabile. In theO fa! enough vegetableos go to waste from the avxLago farm? garden to supply the table iuring the entire winter. The t·ask ,f ..tiring is no: diiicult if one has an knowledge of the 'onditions best suited z-, 4torage,' and is willing to periorm a m oil amount of labour. A dry wel aired not too dark, frost nrc,, room, cellar or -oduouse wili --:;-e the purpose. The most favour ntemprature is not, over o0 degrees Celery, cabbage and sweet po ,;*,,s should be stored in the coolest pu:?? of th room. RIacks should be :tiu.ted on which to place the storage i ,es or a-,e is. llis avo:ds the augr,--s of overheating, excess mois i.',and revients decay. A!i veget ;?!c.- -houd '-e gal.hered before the ,,st, sorted, dried thoroughly before ;: :.in. For long s-oI'ng, reserve l,-s* o- m'-t perfect formation and :r textured. Each root, or ...
VICTORIAN YEAR BOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 January 1914
VICTORIAN YEAR BOOK. The last part of the Victorian Year-Book for 1912-13, which re lates to the agricultural, pastoral, mining, and manufacturing indus tries of the State has been issued by the G(jovernment Statist (Mr A. Y. Laughton). On 31st December, 1912, the total area of Crown lands was 25,618,299 acree, whilst private lands totalled 30,627,461 acres. Of the latter 23,856,389 acres had been alienated in fee simple, and 6,771,072 acres were in process of alienation. D)ur ing the last five years 704,2S3 acree have been alienated in fee simple. The Closer Settlement Board had at 30th June last 108 estates with a total area of 563,554 acres, of which 438.321 acres were occupied by 8306 conditional purchase lessees, and of the balance 64,550 acres were avai! able for occupation. In 1912 there were 3354 lessees occupying .07,206 acres, Land in occupation throughout the State in March last (includ:iug Crown lands held under lease, but not in cluding holdings of less than one acre) a...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 January 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Warm soapsuds should be used for cleaning furniture before furniture cream is applied. Corks boiled for five minutes.before use in the case of bottled fruits, etc., can be easily pressed in, and ther make perfectly airtight stoppers. To remove tar marks, rub a little butter on the spot and allow it tc stand until the tar is softened, when it will wash out with warm water and soap. Td remove spots from silk, mix to gether one ounce of essence of lemon and half an ounce of turpentine. Rub with a linen rag over the sputs. To remove black grease from a white sweater, rub lard into the grease spot, let stand overnight, and then wash in hot, soapy water and the sweater will be white again. Gems.-Two Cupfuls of Sour milk, one egg, one teaspoonful of sugar, a little salt, one small teaspoonful of soda, about two large cups flour. Beat well and fill the hot gem pans half full Bake fifteen minutes. Kerosene Dust Cloth.-Take a soft oloth, a half a yard of cheese cloth is good,...
HOLIDAY MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 23 January 1914
HOLIDAY MATCHES. The following team has been selected to represent the Maryborough association against a; Ballarat first eieven on the oval on Monday :-E. S. Berring, Stevens, Haberle (Miary borough) ; Morecrofti Moore, Baker, W. Chivere, Keeran, Mearns (Rail ways) ; Mlorgan and Wills (Have lock). Emergencies :-M'Allister (batsman); Davey (bowler), Youlden (batsman or wicket-keeper). The Ballarat second eleven for the match with the Wednesday as sociation is as followe :--Akers. Anderson, Butler, Cohen, Gilbert, Henoah, Hunkin, Moog, Manacawen, Overall, Tood, Turner.