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Care of Horses. The Jerilderie A. & P. Society have received the following letter, and chosen subject No 1:— [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 9 May 1913
Care of Horses. The Jerilderie A. & P. Society have received the following letter, and chosen subject No 1 :— The letter is as follows:—Depart" merit of Agriculture, Sydney, 15/4/13. Sir,—I have the honor to inform you that the Veterinary Surgeon of the Stock Branch of this Department, who will be visiting Jerilderie in con nection with the Stallion Parade, could arrange.a lecture there on the evening of Friday, 9th May, on any of the subjects mentioned hereunder :— Horees—(1) Conformation and Un soundness (Lantern) ; (2) Treatment of Wounds and Colic ; (3) Strangles, Influenza, and Tetanus. Cattle—(4) Tuberculosis, Tuberculun Test, etc.; (5) Mammitis (simple and contagious); PigB—(G) Common diseases of Swine. Please inform me immediately whether you can make arrangements for such a lecture, state the subject upon which it is desired, name of ball secured, and the time appointed for commence ment. If a lantern lecture be chosen, you should state whether a lantern and operato...
DOMESTIC INSURANCE. An Amusing Article on the invention of Parliaments. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 9 May 1913
DOMESTIC INSURANCE. An Amusing Article on the Invention of Parliaments. "Who was tho rann who invented Parliament?" askod Jebb at tho club tho othor ovening. One member, who was just recover ing from tho Htrnin oC helping his lit tle boy with Ills holiday tasks, sug gested Kins John. Another gentleman hinted that ho rather thought it was Ills wife, us she seemed to bo well ac quainted with tho law on everything, from tho hours of cloying time to the rules and regulations governing tho just distribution of a limited income. For my own part, I told Jebl) that If Iw were going to upset tho club by ash ing riddles, thero would be an insur rection in which ho would play tho part of principal victim. Thus encouraged, Jebb /borrowed a cigar and unfolded a tale which was full of Incident nud sorrow. "It's like this," ho said. "I dare sav Parliament was right when It start ed, but just at present I want to fall up against tho descendants of the man who invented it, so that I enn glvo them my...
Rule for Measuring Tanks [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 9 May 1913
Rule for Measuring Tanfes Add together the top area and the bottom area together with four times the middle areas, divide the result by G, and multiply by the depth. If the measurements are in feet divide by 27, and the result will then be the size of the excavation in cubic yards. Top ... 60 x 80 4800 ... top area. Bottom 20 x 20 400 ... bottom area 40 x 60 x 4 8000 ... middle area 13 200 13,200 divided by 6—2,200. 2,200 x 10 (depth)—22,000 cubic feet 22,000 divided by 27—8,14' —area of tank in cubic yards. It ymi want io End size before mint ing you can obtain the length and breadth of what the bottom will be on completion. Thus: This tank has the top measurements 60ft. by 80ft.; depth, lOftj; slopes on three sides . 2 to 1,' and on one side (the roadway) 4 to 1; in the breadth, 2 to 1 for 10ft— 20ft, this on either side,—40ft. This substracted from 60ft. Ieave3 20ft. in breadth at the bottom. In the length ' on one side, 2 to 1 slopes x 10-^20lt&lt;; and on the remaining ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 9 May 1913
For Chronic Chest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/d. f WEARERS OF GLASSES. MR, ERNEST BOSCH, F.S.M.C., the well-known Consulting Optician, of Jlar tin Place, and1 Pitt-sU Sydney, ivho Jias been visiting 'this district'for some years, writes:—"On account of numerous com. munications received from this district, we feel obliged to warn the spectacle public against persons using ;our name and working upon our reputation, not directly, but in such a manner 'as (to mislead and makeJ) believe that they .are representing us." Our Expert resprcsentative may be consulted at the Royal George Hotel, Urana, on 'Thursday, May (11 (to 6 p.m.), and Friday, May 9 (9to il -a-m.) In tent and gunyah, cot and hall, In whare, boat, or camp, •The name of " Woods " is known to all, Each bottle bears the stamp; Wherever men and women live, Either on sea or shore, They know for Coughs, (he thing to give 'Is Woods' Great Peppermint Cure. '
8-HOURS ART UNION. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 9 May 1913
8-HOURS ART UNION. ■ The Twelve Months' Trip Round the 1 •World and £100 ini Cash, or a, (Work of Art valued at £500, ottered by tho Eight Hours Committee of Melbourne in their forthcoming 57th Annual Art Union is one that excites widespread interest, and usually enlists, a very: gen eral support. The Committee, in con sequence, again announce that valuable prize as tho first; and offer in •addition'. 99 others, ranging in value from £100. The support accorded tho undertaking last year was so generous that tho Commitleo was enabled to donate, a .Very substantial sum to tho Hospitals and Public Charities, to which tho proceeds are dovoted. This fact probably induces many people to try their luck who othorwise might not dq so. Tho ticket# aro only One Shilling! cach, or 22 Jot, £1. Residents should purchase direct from the local agont, Or they may peivl direct to tho Representative, Mr. Theo. W. Heido, Melb., who has acted in that capacity for many years.
NOTHING TO EQUAL IT. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 9 May 1913
NOTHING TO EQUAL IT. For the immediate relief and com plete cure of influenza there is nothing equal to Chamberlain's Cough Remedy," 'writes Miss Fanny, Bonhote, Marrawah, Tas •. "It has relieved me of this complaint and I have recommended it to neighbours who have found it to cure coughs and colds in almost any form. One dose has always given me relief and one bottle always cures my colds." Sold by all chemists and store keepers.
Oaklands. EMPIRE DAY CELEBRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 9 May 1913
EMPIRE DAY- CELEBRATIONS. ■ A meeting of the Empire Day Leic bration Committee was held at the -Oaklands Pubi c School on Wednesday. Overton, Back Paddock, jMomalong, 'and Nowranio Schools arc combining .Injth Oaklands and a large and enthu siastic gathering is expected. The collectors have met with a gener ; tous response, and a liberal sports pro ■ gramme has been arranged. Special prizes will be presented by Mr. S. Trethowan for the best patriotic reci tation. • Special addresses will be given by leading public men, also i'.ems by the ■children. Luncheon and lea will be provided ill the recreation reserve, and in the ovening : a fireworks display will be Sven in the schoolground. to be fol wed By a social dance in the hall. There will be several musical items fend a tableaux is bciilg arranged repre senting Brittania. TELPHONE BETWEEN OAKLANDS AND URANA. :• The telephone l'ne connecting Oak laands with Urana is now complete >and residents having business in either -town will f...
Oaklands School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 16 May 1913
Oaklands School of Arts. A special meeting of members: of the above Institution was held: on Saturday evening in the hall to elect a secretary in place of Mr P. J- Woodhouse who had re signed. : ■ The. President (Mr J. Stewart) occupied the. chair, and the .fol lowing gentlemen were present • —Messrs Lane, J. Webster, E; Butler; A, :K. Trethowan, M. Kil patrick, T. Pearse, Cahill. J, Kenny, H. P. GafFney, McLellan Barnes, Day, P. Innes Mr GafFney moved that Mr Woodhouse's resignation be. ac cepted with regret. Seconded by Mr E. Butler. Mr H. D. Black was elected secretary. The President (Mr J. Stewart) intimated that as he was leaving the district and would not be pre sent at the annual meeting he de sired to resign his office as Presi dent which was accepted. Mr E. Butler in moving that Mr Woodhouse be elected Presi dent. stated that Mr Woodhouse had been secretary for some time and had carried out the duties in a satisfactory manner, and now that he had resigned that position he w...
Oaklands. Social. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 16 May 1913
Oakia^icis. Social. A social arranged byj the 'Loyal Oaklands Lodge, M-UJ.O-O-.P was held in the School of Aits on Wednesday evening the occasion S a Visit from Bro. Taylor, a DigrtM?K;PfiG..occuged the chair and introduced Bro [ Taylor who had come to address the gathering and opportunity was taken of his visit to presen Bro. McMonigie with agold medal, presented by Bro. Patey, for proposing most members dur '^BrofTaylor expressed tne plea sure it gave him in presenting the medal, and urged members of the order to follow the example of the recipient in their enthusiasm for the lodge. . Bro. McMonigie, in responding, was heartily cheered and stated that apart from the medal he had won the fact that inducing others to become members of the order had caused him to take a keener interest in lodge matters and ex pressed his thanks for the presen taB°ro. Taylor then invested Bro. I Patey with the Past | Grand Master's regalia on behalf i of the District, and, in doing so, stated that in ...
Urana Lawn Tennis Club's Annual Tournment. AN ENJOYABLE SOCIAL OUTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 16 May 1913
. ■ , ' . . ilranaLaivn Tennis Club's . Annual Tomenf. - AN ENJOYABLE SOCIAL; OUTING. Tho organisation dating back over several years, has brought the urana Lawn Tennis Tournament up to the standard of being looked upon as one of tho principal social oulings outside Of the Metropolis. This is shown by its growing popularity, and the very marked success of Ill's year's^ tourna ment. which was hold last week, ex tending from Thursday to Monday last, ,We have had the pleasure o£ reporting Upon seven of these functions in Urana, and have also with pleasure noted the rising popularity of the Urana Courjs, ■To the enthusiastic President of tho Club, Mr. F. E. Whitehead, equally With Mrs. Whitehead, is mainly due this present high standard. Their whole hearted interest lies in the tennis, ana at the conclusion of one tournament their plans are already formulated for tho next, so that wo can attach mainly' to their influence and interest the Clubs present happy position in the social scale ...
EGG LAYING COMPETITION [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 16 May 1913
EGG LAYING COMPETITION 1 ^ 1; The results of. the leading'. eleven* pens in the third egg-layingcompetk tion-conducted for last week.wereJaai follows— -■ U , *■»», Name and Breed"&lt;.'VWeek:iTo&lt;Date;' J. S. Spotswood, 'W.L.-:::; ^29 1 71 A Ross, WL 22 64 T W Coto, B Orp - 22 63 A H Mould, WL 29 . 61\ R. W Pope, WL ... 26 ' 61. G. W. Swift, WL .. . " 21 ' 59 Jno Campbell, W.L. ... . 24 68 M H Noye, WL . 18 53 Jones and Curtis,'W.L. ; 23 54 T. S. Dallimore, B. Orp; :. 11 52 G A Gent, W L 16 52 Cr. Crespin, of the Melbourne City: Council, says that in two or' three years the girls will be walking. the streets in tights. He mourned the dis appearance-of the "good old ' petti coats," and lifts his hands, in horror at the tendency of the sex to contract pneumonia and other things owing- to the nature of their attire.^ If the girls, want to wear tights, by all means let them, says the Sydney "Sun." There is very little difference between flesh ings and the transparent s...
MATCHLESS THRIFT [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 16 May 1913
MATCHLESS THRIFT An instance of Scotch thrift was shown on the wharf at Hobart quite' recently. The leading character was a Scotchman who arrived at Hobart by one of the Cape steamers, and transhipped there for Sydney. The new arrival, who was very Scotch, was standing on one of the piers watching a number of men at work. One of the workmen decided to have a Bmoke, and asked the Scotchman tor a match. The Immigrant took a box from his pocket, from which he withdrew oqs match, and gave it to the smoker. The latter found his pipe, but dis-' covered that it was empty, and he remarked, "Oh, I've left my tobacco; at home." "Well," replied the Scotchman, you'miclitgie me back ma match," and he promptly returned it to the box when^the, wprkman handed it over. : •
LADIES' LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 16 May 1913
LADIES' LETTER. By "Irene." The furs for this winter are even i more remarkable than they have been'! in past years. Windows .of city shoi'a ! are already full of all kinds of wonder- : ful muffs, stoles, and coats, ranging ' in quality from Coney seal (which is really our little bunny friend in dis guise) to the most costly sables, seals and ermines. However, there are stiil enough moderately-priced furs to at tract women whose pockets are not so well lined. Coats and skirts are seen everywhere and some in the new heavy tweeds look charming, made in the latest sporting style belted coat with two or four large poc kets—and having nothing but large buttons for trimming. It is noticed this winter people are just realising the whole secret of success in dress ing—harmony in dress is everything. The hair, eyes and complexion are being carefully studied, also the figure and age, and with happy results. Pic ture a young girl with lovely ruddy brown hair and clear skin gowned in a soft gol...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 16 May 1913
j FROM VARIOUS SOURCES ! Mr'. C. T. Burfitt persists in claiming that Canberra is not an aboriginal name, but that it owes its derivation ' to a gentleman wlio wandered out of the ewigkeit, or the, welkin, or somewhere, with a can o£ berries, that the name became Canberry, and after wards Canberra. Here are a few mox-e unauthentieated name derivations:'— Sydney.—Arose from the landing bC a cripple named Syd., who was the first man to come ashore in Port Jack son. An aboriginal welcomed him with a hearty shake of the hand and said, "Hullo, Syd., what's the matter with your knee?" Hence Syd-knee, or Sydney. • Melbourne.—The first baby born on the site of the present city belonged to some people named Mel.. The re sult is obvious. I Adelaide.—One of the original sett lers at tills spot was a poultry farmer. He had a hen called Addie. When Addie first did her duty on Australian soil as a trusty and faithful specimen of poultry, the owner remarked to His wife, "Addie laid an egg this mor...
Oaklands Mail Services. ARRIVAL OF MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 16 May 1913
Oaklands Mail Services.. ARRIVAL OF MAILS. Monday.—12.40 .p.m. from Sydney; G.30 p.m. from Overton Settlers. Tuesday.—12.40 p.m., Sydney; 2.30 &,m„ Jerilderio;' midnight, Corowa and aysdale. ' • Wednesday.—8 31 a.m, Cocketgedong; 12.40 p.m., Sydney; 3.30 p.m., Borrigan Thursday.—2.45 a.m., Berrigan; 12.40 p.mr; Sydney;, midnight, Corowa and' Daysdale. Friday—1240 p.m., Sydney; 2.30 p. m„ Jerildorie., ' Saturday.—8.30: a.m, Cocketgedong; 12.40 p.m., Sydney; midnight, Corowa mil Daysdale. \ Sunday—3.30 p.m. Berrigan.
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 16 May 1913
GENERAL NEWS. The Union Steamship Co. and Huil dert; Parker Ltd. are to continue a tri-weekiy service between Melbourne and Launeeston for a subsidy of ill,000 per annum, and the mails aret to be conveyed to and from Mel bourne and Burnie by the Union Co. twice a week for an ancual subsidy o£ £2,000. .» * • A sordid tragedy occurred at a bush camp near Taumarunui, on the North Island New Zealand trunk railway. A number of-men procured two gallons of whisky. Two were subsequently assisted to bed, where they died, evidently from acute al coholism. Pending an inquest some of the whisky is to be analysed. * » • Investigations made by the medical officers attached to . the Education Dept. show that 99 per cent, of chil dren attending State Schools had (In fective teeth. Dr. Janet Greig, one of the medical officers, makes the sug gestion of the establishment of a mu nicipal clinic, with the preservation of teeth as its object, and the schools, as its sphere of operations. ..She was of opi...
DEPARTURE OF MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 16 May 1913
DEPARTURE OF MAILS. Monday—9 a.m. Sydney, Wagga, T.P.O, Urana, Lockhart, Tne Rock; 2.30 p.m. Overton Settlcra. . Tuesday.—9 a.m., Sydney; Wagga, etc;,, 3 p.m., Cocketgcdong; 9.30 p.m., Berri-' giii j. Wednesday.—9 a.m., Sydney, Wagga' etc.; 9 a.m. Jerilderie and Gum Swamp . Thursday—9 a.m., Sydney, Wagga,, etc.; 2.30 p.m., Overton Settlers; 9.30 p.m., Corowa and Daysdale. ; Friday.—9 a.m., Sydney, Wagga,-etc., 3 p.m., Cocketgedong. ; Saturday.—9 a.m., Sydney, Wagga, Urana, etc.; 9 a.m., Jcrilderic and-Gum, Swamp; 9.30 p.m., Berrigan. Sunday;—3 p.m., Cprowarand Days dale. ; Communication to Oaklands Post Office^ by telephone and telegraph.
MAIZE FOR DAIRY COWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 16 May 1913
MAIZE FOR DAIRY COWS. As regards the feeding qualities of maize, It Is available in your farmB as a grazing crop, as a soiling croj), as an ensilage crop, and as a grain crop. The leading characteristic of tills popular cereal is tlie large proportion of starch matter and carbonhydrates. Being rich In starch and oil, it pro duces heat and fat when fed to farm animals. It is lacking in nitrogenous mutter, or that part which goes to build up flesh and nerves. It is chief ly as a fodder crop in its green state, or as silage for feeding dairy cows, other cattle and sheep, that maize is worthy of extended cultivation. Its yield is usually of largo bulk, averag ing three or four times the weight per acre of any of the cereal fodderB. Perhaps a few notes regarding its fod der value will make interesting read ing. The succulence and sweet juicy nature of maize makes it an excellent, food for keeping up the milk flow. But, lacking, as it does, in the nutri ment necessary for the building up ...