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GORDON SHIRE COUNCIL. Wednesday, March 11, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 12 March 1914
GORDON SHIRE COUN CIL. Wednesday, March 1], 1914. Present—The President (Or Ottrey), and Crs Mclntyre, Esler, Barnes, Cable, Malone and Jones Apologies were received from Crs Toutts and Weaver, who were unable to attend. ■ The minutes of last meeting and special meeting were read and con firmed. Correspondence. From Public Works Department, asking if there was any-ebjeetion to Mr F. G. Smith closing toad be tween allotments 22 and 25, section V Parish of Manual — No objec tion, on motion of Crs Malone and , Cable. ' From Treasury, forwarding ac count for £7-10, proportion of hiuni cip.-.l endowment.—Receive 1. From Department of Public Works, stating that a grant of L125 had been allocated to. the Shiro of Gordon towards maintenance of main roads, council to expend an additional L125.—Received. From Chief Secretary's Office, granting holidays on March 18.and April, 8,. east of Loddon River.-— Received. • From Victorian Railways; stating that permission to fun drainage from two house...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 12 March 1914
FIGHTING FOR BREATH. ' My little boy was a martyr to bad colds aufl coughs," says Mrs C. W a rrell,_ Lake's •U,' Koukhumnton, Q. At times lie Creek,; Roekbamptoii, Q. -~"At times .... lues been so lsn.1 tliafc I liave found him fight ing for breath. Since I started giving him Chamberlain's Uough Remedy I do not worry over bis coughs for 1 know that, a con pie of doses will give him immediate re lief "
Boort Great Tent Mission. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 12 March 1914
Boort' Great Tent Mission. Since our last issue the tent mis sion in Boort has continued to attract large audiences ; in fact the attendance has grown. On Sunday morning the usual weekly meeting was held in the.chuVch, where one convert of themissioij was baptised and two new members were re ceived by the church. After the Lord's supper Mr Hagger spoke 011 " Our Positions and our Pros pects." A good congregation as sembled in clie tent in the afternoon, when Mr Clay sang "Life's Rail way to Meaveu," and Mr Hagger. preached on " The man who had the courage of his convictions." The night service was largely at tended. At the close there were a number of converts. Last night Mr Etagger had for his theme " Christ's Prayer for His Disciples—a plea for~ Christian Unity." This sermon was based on John 17, 20-21. The preacher said that unity, visible and organic; prevailed in New Testament times, and theii.it was that Christianity swept on its conquering way. To day Cliristiaus are divided,...
NO OBJECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 12 March 1914
NO OBJECTION.: A 5fes," said the conscientious-.dealor,: ■'-vhis hammock will; hold,two, but it,will bo a tight-squeeze." i ' "Oh, that, will be - all right," -said the maiden, blushing, ^-...-."Just, send it, round to the house, please.','. ,
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 12 March 1914
OF -.'..RURAL- INTEREST (By ''Jtusticus.")- ' j I Generally speaking jiliosphpric acid .sterns ,!•&lt;>_ 1)0 Jio: cousntuerit inos"u lacking In Australian soils. • Hie benoiicial rosulls of adding superphosphates luivo ■ been prov ed, ehieffy in wheat growing. It lias been the moans of transforming aide tracts that -were only .sheep country into wheat producing areas. According to Air liichardson, superin tendent' of Agriculture, tho value of the addition of 'superphosphate can be ex tended in increasing the stoek-darry "•& capacity of land, that for/various reasons- cannot, be brought under tho plough. To test the elfccts of phos phates on grass land, lour plots, each of half an acre, were marked out on natural pasture land'at the Ituthorgion Experimental Farm. . Ouo aero was: treated with superphosphates at tho rate of lewt per acre in 1912, and- lowl per acre in 1913. A second plot was left unmanured, a third treated with 2 cwt of Thomas' phosphate in" 1913, an...
ARTIFICIAL MILK FROM VEGETABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 12 March 1914
ARTIFICIAL BULK. FROM VEGETABLES. I A subject which lias greatly exer | pised tlie minds of scientific and medical I circles, and which tho Press has not been slow to recognise, is the possibility ! of being able to secure an artificial milk - from vegetables. . Demonstration : has v , recently been made in London ,-in itho &lt; k; manufaoturo of this' product, which it is olaimed, contains all tho ele-raonts of the best cow's milk, and can be used for . the same purposes. Much interest was taken in the demonstration, among those present being Sir William Crookes representative of the Homo Office and the Local Government Board, several .medical officers of health, and otke. mombers of the medical profession. Mr A. J. Fauiding, who.will be res ponsible ior the introduction of svn -thotic milk to Great Britain, said it j was more digestible than ordinary milk. Ho claimed that the cream was . far more nourishing, and would lass any time. The milk could be used for all cooking p...
PROTEST AGAINST HANGING. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 12 March 1914
PROTEST AGAINST HANGING. ^ Remarkable demonstrations were in dulged in by thousands of Lancashire working-class pcqple, as a protest against the execution at Strangeways Prison, Manchester, of Ernest Kelly, a youth of 20, who, with an accom plice, Edward Hilton, had been senten- ' ced to death for the brutal murder of a bookseller at Oldham. Hilton was reprieved', and immediately. there sprang up a popular agitation to secure a similar exercise of clemency in the case of Kelly. Public feeling concerning the fata of, this young criminal was excited in Oldham to an extraordinary degree. At the request of a great meeting of townspeople the Mayor of the borough and others hurried to London to make an eleventh hour appeal at the Home office. The result of their efforts was awaited in the .town with intense an xiety. &lt; Thousands of millhands, male and female, stood about in the streets for hours hoping to hear news of a iavor able reply. Their patienoe was severely taxed. It wa...
ON GOLDEN WINGS CHAPTER XXVI. SIR LAURENCE ADAIR'S REPROACE. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 12 March 1914
ON' (By W. Howell Poole.) CHAPTER XXVI-. ; SIR LAURENCE ADAIR'S RE . PIIOACE. • This is true courag force Of vulgar hemes, out the firm resolve Qf virtue and ol reason . With a guilty sense 01 scif-reproacu for^tho honest heart that she had wounded, Lady Adair, who fancied lier a self strong m conoeaung the motive ot her conventional marriage," sufferer! herself to be passively led towards 'the v Manor, hor hand upon her husbafid's •arm;.together passing. the "■ crystal' depths of the louuta/ned lake, which shadowed their reflection in its pinoul surface, irp the steps m no dream they walked, ■ where,, crossing the balcony, sho followed Sir Laurence into his' Itujly. .. His bearing was erect, his face declared his mind to be'decided on somo course of action: " With a move ment of his lips, although no word es caped them, and an unaffected rooticu .of. His hand and arm, lie pointed to a seat. Alice's brow contracted' with a sudden pain, and pale ani! wearied . looking—like one who ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 12 March 1914
it. gffj - 9£fy* jg tiiI supscion, even Hi uiought, against o-no i loved so dourly; siilfico it now that I am unable to gainsay those character damning hint's I liavo re Ot i. >d, or to exert any mean* of vin uiv.uing them." i:! ;s right hand closed upon his knee, throat checked, for a moment, all at tomvu at .utterance. ' "i. strust of those loved and woriby of l ml love and-confidence lias been '. he harbinger of ill in many i-cmes. Had "1 mr aed you reiuooslrte/.o,. by viUi.e . or tne indefinite hints that reached me, ■ ijnknii! words might have passed bo t.h-een us, and "yon know, as well as I, . ivitn what savoury relish our .circle of 7acqnr. in tancesy would masticate srtale of iimnan shame-and sorrow; bu4.hojr.the time is rebelled- when on more .definite ground-, we must consult together-. Al.ce -felt that either heroics or-os-' jiie-Moas of regret would be. out --@7 place now,-so she inclined her head to Hear mm further, and remainedmo i.-iuiiias-. i.-eside him. .'•Boioi...
SMOKE AND ELECTRICITY. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 12 March 1914
SMOKE AND ELECTRICITY. I Electricity appeared as a solution for the smoke problem in a recent demon stration. The smoke-abating appliance removed' the'soot from 900 cubic feet of smoko in a minute at. a total cost of about a penny a day for operation. The action of the apparatus consists in pre cipitating the solid- particles "in the smoke by means of a powerful electric current, and its invention is based on the fact that one-third to one-half of the solid matter in' smoke from smolt ing furnaces consists of particles of iron oxjde.f Eicetrical current is applied to tho smoko by means of a wire woven through a number of small pipes placed at the top of the chimney so that the smoke "must pass through them, soon as the oloctricity is turned on the small particles floating in the smoko are changed to largo particles which fall :baclc Tuto a bin by their' own weight. Its application is not confined, howover, to smeltingfurnaces, for ' it has .been found that- the device works as succe...
THE TABLE. TOMATO RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 12 March 1914
JHE TABLE. j TOMATO RECIPES. Tomatoes a la Chasseur: Procure about ljlb of ripe tomatoesj bfanch them for a few seconds in boiling water, then remove the skins, and cut the tomatoes into slices. Heat up in a sterwpan 0110 ounce of good cooking butter, and fry in it two peeled and finely chopped shallots, with two slices of streaky ba con' cut into fine strips; the shallots must bo a pale fawn color, not brown, Put in the tomatoes, season them with salt and pepper and, a pinch of castor sugar, Stir over the, fire a few min utes, then sprinkle over a' desertspoon ful of Hour, stir again, and add grad ually a gill of stock; allow to simmer for about ten minutes; cover tho\ pan, and keep hot till required. Mean while peel and stoni Jib of small fresh cup mushrooms, cut thorn into thin shreds or slices crosswise, and toss them in a frying pan with a little best olive oil previously heated over a quiok fire. Season with salt and popper. Make a border with the mushrooms 011 a round dish, p...
KINDS OF POTASH SALTS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 12 March 1914
KINDS OF POTASH SALTS. In order to obtain the best results from- the uso ol: potasli salts, the ma nure should bo apphed early; this re commendation hold's good especially with kainit, which proves most effective when applied in winter or qui to early in the spring. The more ooncentrated salts—sulphate of .potash or muriate of potash—can. bo put on the soil in the course of the manuring season, when most convenient. With them there is not the same reason for early applica tion . The potash salts sold in this, country are usually either one or the other oi tho following throe kinds: —- Kamit, containing 23 per cent, sulphate oi potash, equal 12£ per cent, of pure potash; sulphate of potash, containing UO to 1)5 per cent, sulphate of potash, equal to 48 to 50 per c-ent. pure pot ash;1 muriate of potash, containing SO to 85 per cent, muriate of potash, equal to 50 to 52 per cent, pure potash. The uso of lcaiuit is .tho most com mon, becauso it is the cheapest and the most useful for ge...
HAND-REARING FOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 12 March 1914
HAND-REARING FOWLS. ' There is a difference in constituents between mare's niillc and that of a cow, and this must be allowed for when it is necessary to rear a foal artificially. Itoughly speaking, a mare's milk has half as much protein, fat, and mineral matter, but a little jnore sugar than cow's milk. It is Ifdvisable to use milk from a freshly-calved cow and one not testing high,, about 3 per cent, being a fair standard. The usual plan is to use about, a fourth as much pure rain water as milk, and add . i: a. dessertspoouful of'sugar to each pint of the mixture. The best plan is to dis solve tho sugar first in hot water, then add enough water to make one-fourth pt a. pint, and make the pint up with whole milk. Tho mixture' should be warnied'up to about 100 degrees F., -and tbc.'.foaf given about a.-pint every two hours, or oftener in smaller quan tities, if; very young foals arc being reared lime-water added to tho milk and water corrects acidity, tends to pre vent scours; and p...
POULTRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 12 March 1914
POULTRY NOTES. A Leghorn hen lilies hor nest dark ened in some way so she will feel se cluded while on the nest. With dark ened nests hens are not so apt to form the egg-eating habit. When soft-shelled eggs nro very nu merous it is a sign the liens are not get ting enough egg-shell material. Oys ter-shell should bo kept whero they can get it at will. It is seldom that feather plucking is practised when liens run at large or aro kept bus? whilo confined. It takes wit and grit to succeed with poultry—the wit to know how to do the right thing in the right way in our daily round of caretaking, and the grit to tackle tasks that are sometimes very hard and disagreeable. . Every farm should have its flock of turkeys. Breeding stook should ho pro- | vided with grit and charcoal. There is no better medicine for tho turkey.) family than charcoal. Allowing that the rooster is half the j (Look, then the hens are tho othor half. Don't pick out the best ones .and set thorn just because hens are a...