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ORBOST PETTY SESSIONS. MONDAY, FEB. 16. (Before Messrs Grey, P.M., Munro, James and Ross, Js.P.) DEBT CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
ORBOST PETTY SESSIONS MOEDAY, FEB. 16. (Before 'Messrs Grey, P.M., Munro, James and R ,ss, Js.P.) DEBT CASES. A. and D. Munro v. W. Harding.-. Order for 15s and 5s costs. Same v. Jno. Grant.-Order for 13s 6d and 5s costs. SHIRE RATES. The shire secretary obtained orders for rates against the following: W. Smith, £2 10s, costs 5s; H. Hillyard, 5s 33, costs 2s 6d; A. Thompson 19s, costs 2s 6d; T. Edlington 18s 6d, costs 2s 6d. S- DRUNK AD "DIBORDERLY.. L. H. Ashby was charged with offen sive behaviour in Nicholson street on Saturday night. Constable Martin dep)sed that he had ejected accused from the Club Hotel at about 11.20 p.m. and he then went down the road and challenged wit ness to come and arrest him. Witness accepted the challenge and accused was accommodated fer the night. Constable Simpson said accused's conduct was very bad. He- had been warned on two or three occasions on the same evening and had been trying to get up a fight. The Bench said that as Ashby was not charged w...
YOUNGS CREEK WATER [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
YOUNGS CREEK WATER At the council meeting last week the president, Cr Lynn, reported that he taken samples of the water from Young's Creek and sent them up for analysis. Cr Watt, who had accompanied the president, said it had been repo:rted that the water, if put in a tin vessel, would corrode in a few hours. He produced some of the water that had been kept for fivedays in a kerosene-tin. .It had corroded the tin. slightly, but. not more than any other water would have d!:ne. Smples of the water were produced, and also another sample that had been kept'ini a bottle. Several councillors tasted them and declared that the water was. gdod. Cr Johnston said it- was equal to the water in any tank in Or bat. Assuming that. councillors are qualified to deliver an opinion on the taste of water this is very satisfactory.
NEW PICTURE PALACE [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
NEW PICTURE PALACE The enclosure which is being erec ted by Mr T. Hardy in Nicholson street was brought under the notice of the council on Friday last by the re ceipt of an application from Mr Hardy to have the place registered for a moving picture show for a period of six months. Mr Hardy notified his intention to erect a hall suitable for the purpose as soon as the bricks are obtainable. Cr Johnston thought that if the.ap plicant intended to erect a hall for the use of the public he should not be pi'evented from using the temporary structure. The President remarked- that the doors were flush with the footpath, so that they could not be made to open outward, as required by the Board of Health. : .It could not be allowed under the circumstances. The secretary read the clause of the act, showing that it applied, to: any building, structure, - circus, ;tent, gal-" lery or platform in or upon which per .sons mig!lhtassemble. -No such erec- tion could ibe built; opened 'or exten ded wit...
PICNIC RACES [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
PICNIC RACES Great interest is being laken id the- picnic races to be held. on Easter Monday, judging by the number of horses that are being put into training. The pro. gramme, which has been drawn up and submitted to the V.R.C. for their approval,, comprises six races for horses and ponies, the mini, mum weight for horses being 9st., and for ponies 8st. 61b. The races are for amateur riders only. Hot water will be provided for picnic parties and an enjoyable day should be spent. The committee are arranging for a ball to be held in the evening.
THE TIDES High water at Marlo and Conran. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
THE TIDES :High water at Marlo and Conian. Friday, Feb. 20, 4.83 a.m. 4.9 p.m. Saturday, ,, 21, 5.43 ,, 5 10 ,, Sunday, ,, 22, - ,, 6.29 ,, Monday, ,, 23, 6.53 ,, 7.28 ,, Tuesday, ,, 24, 7.59 ,, 8.29 ,, Wednesday, 25, 8.57 ,, 9.21 ,, Thursday, ,, 2, 9.44 ,, 10.4 ,, Friday, ,, 27, 10.24 ,, 10.41 ,, Saturday, ,, 28, 10.49 ,, 11.16 ,, Sunday, Mar. 1, 11,33 ,, 11.49,, Monday, ,, 2, - ,, 12.6 , Tuesday, ,, 3, 12.23 ,, 12.40 ,, Wednesday,, 4, 12.57 ,, 1.16 ,, Thtrisday ,, 5,. 1 35 ,, 1.55",, These times may vary according to weather conditions, westerly winds -causing the tides to hold up later,
THOUGHTS OUT OF THE ORDINARY. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
THOUGHTS OUT OF THE ORDINARY. The foundation of a real and hlasting success is securely laid upon the ruins which alono are apparent as the results of tho work hitherto accomplished. Lord Kelvin. The secret of success is constancy to purpose.-Benjamini Disraeli. We live in this world only that we may go onward without ceasing.-Moz art. Focus your ability upon one point un til you burn a hole in it. Genius is intensity, and digression is as dangerous as stagnation. "Ho who follows two hares catches neither." "It is the single aim that wins." Only by con contration cani you work out a satisfac tory systcmn. Get your mind on it and keep it there. Watch every point, every detail: Hang to it with a bull dog grip till you.get the thing done. It is now coming to be understood by tlhe nations of the world, "nd no less by Japan herself, that racial rivalry is going to be tlhe international problem of the future; _if it is not already, well to the fore and ndenianding ' solutioi:, The prospec...
THE MATCH-MAKER. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
THE MATCH-MAKER ". : Old Pat arid I iccnt to catoh slrimps in.the rocks Jbelowi, the cliffs; and after. a iiciening's ihard Wi o wek caught about a dozen'. :.'I. " iievlr smw the :. 'likeo : of it,' said lie; thrusting his net'. under .a rock: as he sploke, :.nd thln: witlidrai\ ing it in disgust. "ITere's: nio vacancy n it it ill. It's in a vacaaicy, yowr get clienl I" He eainiineld tho etoeniits of the not. "There's one, anyway,' hlie s-aid, thi:o ing the :tieistinig shellfish, to-. wards _me. He: threw two little grcen fish: with large hiads on the sand: '"There's sa.y amouniit of .those things;" he xeclained -and then suddenly' threwi his iiet .don, ii ud running towards :'a lirg i'oe ck; fell on liis' klies 'and :be gain, p.ulling' ait a great ied craib.' "Thiro's so thig, anuyway".. ' " We picked tleo crab into the basket, aild .covered' it with seaweed, and thus deldided i .reminedlin uiet.• I told Pat I' did iiot thiink it wars Iiich good try ing -ti findi ainy more shrimps,...
STUFFED ROOMS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
STUFFED ROOMS. Too many tables, too many chairs, too many pictures, curtains, ,cushions, and ornaments. Too many of every thing in fact, Now there are three=- there may be a great many more-very good reasons for making a very loud protest against this unnecessary crowd ing. A. crowded room, whether a living or sleeping apartment, is not healthy, is seldom clean, and is never beautiful. Every axtra piece of fur niture, every curtain or rug, or corner fitted up with shelves and hangings, takes up so much of the given space in a room, and- makes the apartment com paratively airless.
SPECIAL SHEEP SALES. Orbost, Feb. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
SPECIAL SHEEP SALES. Orbost, Feb. 18. Messrs A Macarthur and Co. report: -We placed a nice yarding of 900 crossbred and comeback sheep before a fair attendance of buyers. Good price:. were offered, but sellers felt they could do better in Bairnsdale and would not sell. The only pens which changed hands were 306 wether hoggets at 133, and 283 crossbred lambs at 10s 3d, Ensay, Feb. 12. Messrs A. Macarthur and Co. report: -We held a large and very successful sale of sheep at our Swifts Creek yards on Thursday, when we submitted a fiu yarding of locally bred sheep to a good attendance of outside and local buyers The sale opened to fine competition. which continued throughout; 6 and 8 tooth xbred ewes made 17a 5'.; -4 year old ob and xbred ewes 15s; 2 tooth cb and xbred ewes, small, 14s 6d; meri.' rams, 12s; xbred wetbers from 15s 6", to 16s 9d; young xbred and ohb wether from 13s to 14s 61; weaners from 9. 7d to 10s 6d; merino wethers 10s ti, 1ls. We also held a sale at Ensay on 13th Fe...
ORBOST CATTLE MARKET. Feb. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
ORROST CATTLE MARKET Feb. 14. Messrs A. Macarthur.and Co. report: -Cattle-We had first sale and placed a good yarding bef,.ro a large atten dance of buyers. The yarding consis ted of very nice quality .throughout. Fat cattle were keenly competed for,: prices being in advance of late rates: There was an exceptionally strong de mand for good-quality steers arid heifers, for which good values were b:-. tained. We sold: Fat cows 2 at £7 2s, 2 at £6 17s, 3 at £6 10s, others'?a £5 14j, £5 10c; light stuff from £5 to' £5 5s; Jersey bullocks at £5 16s; heifers at £4 14"; 4 heifers, 2 years. ai £4; vealers at £2 17s. Steers--6, nice quality, 2 years, at £4 15s, others at £4 3-, £3 10s, 15 months old at £3. 6s and £3 2s; yearlings, colored, at £2; poddies at 16s; heifers at £3 7.. £3 6s, £3 3a; younger from £2 to £2 11s 6d; heifer and calf, £1 5a; colored bullocks at £4 11s and odd lots a: various prices. Messrs J. W. Bird and Co. repor!: Cattle-We had second sale and yarded 125 stores. Good-...
A Question of Legs. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
A Question of Legs. In apartments a little off the highways of wealth and luxury a one-legged man found himself housed the other day. His bedroom was clean and comfort able; all the toilet requisites were pre sent in plain but essential quality. The price was moderate ; and at first inspec tion he decided he ought to consider him self fortunate. After the first night's occupancy, how ever, the crippled' man hunted up the landlady, and presented a complaint. "Mrs. Brisque," he began, "'I like to stay here first-rate; your rooms are clean; the table Is good; and everything all right except my bed. The mattress is soft, springs all right, and all that; but I didn't sleep well, the bed is unsteady it rocks back and forth-and I looked under it this morning, and found it has only three legs. "Only. three legs?" repeated the per turbed landlady in an injured tone. "Well, great goodness, that's two more'n you've got.".
Hard Luck. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
Hard Luck. "Haid luck !" said a big man with a plaster-covered face on a west-bound Madison-street cable car, Chicago. " I think my record entitles me to the championship belt. Last month I had a severe pain in my face, which a den tist said was caused by ulcerated teeth. Hie advised extraction. I said, 'Go ahead.' and he took out eleven sound teeth before he discovered the pain came from neuralgia. " My teeth are gone, but the pain is with me just as strong as ever. "Two weeks ago I had trouble with my stomach. The doctor said it was caused by over-eating. I forgot I -had been dieting myself on child's rations ?rc.. two. weeks. and I let him physic and starve me until I was n?early e ti,l. For ten days I suffered untold agony while taking medicine and refusing to eat. One night in desperation I ate a hearty luncheon down town, and at once I felt better. I have been eating big meals rgularly ever since, and feel first rate, bul that doctor has got a bill of $80 again\ ime. and I mus...
An American English Lord. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
An -American English Lord. : They were not Angloh'aniace, they, said so themselves, yet every girl in the room gasped when she rushed in, ex c la im in g : - ,-: .-... " Girls, girls, do you rimember I told you all about meeting Lord Rufus Pen nylesse in London last spring ." "Yes, yes, of course; why ?" cried the hostess,. rattling the tdacups. " Well, he's here, right in Chicago. I saw him a few moments ago !' " Do tell us. Did he give you the high hand shake ?" crledt"the girl with the dillple in her chin. " I am actu ally dying to know whether -" " How does a real lord look, anyhbow ?" broke In the hazel-eyed girl, ".does he " Don't interrupt her, please," said the black-;haired girl. "Oh, Helen, were you nervous ? and did -" . ... "Nervous ? Not at all. He recog nised me at once, shook hands, and said -" • . ... .- .:-,-; "Do -tell us just what he said.' I know it was something awfully clever." " Yes, yes, do tell us ! It will be so nice to say, too : ' I must really tell you t...
HOME DOCTORING INFLUENZA. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
HOME DOCTORING BY AGRICOLA IN THE BIENDIGO INDEPENDENT. INFLUENZA. A severe cold is often called influenza. But strictly speaking, influenza is much more serious and in its latter stages, if not at first, is infectious. It primarily affects the respiratory tract, but also in volves the circulatory and nerve systems and the eye. Symptoms:=--A depression of spirits due to the shock which the nerve system receives at the first onslaught of the malady. The desire to partake of food is lost, the breathing is heavy, the ani mal appears to be nervous, has a general appearance of dejectedness, the mem branes of the eye become a yellowish color, and the animal is not at all in, dined to work. Treatment :--The treatment of in fluenza consists chitefly of counteracting the shock first sustained. The affected animal should be removed to a loose-box which is remote from where the. other animals are kept. This is to lessen the possibility of the disease going through the whole mob. The. person at...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 February 1914
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