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THE MARKETS. MELBOURNE CATTLE MARKET (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
THE MARKETS. MELBOURNE CATTLE MARKET (Br ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) MELBOURnE, Wednesday, Messrs McLean, Macalister and Co. report:-Fat cattle.- 3165 bead yarded. , Market ruled at last week's rates, closing firm. Quotations.- Shaw and Sons, 10 bullocks £12 0 0 Wrigglesworth, 10 do. ... 11 15 0 Moore and Co, 53 do. ... 11 12 6 McKenzie, 30 do. ...... 11 6, 0 Eccles Bros, 20 do.... ... 11 5 0 W. Riggall, 7 do ... ... 11 5 0 Pardew Bros., 10 do ... 10 17 6 Humphrey, 11 do..., ... 9 17 6 Fat Calves-660 .forward. Marked a shade easier,
ORBOST CATTLE MARKET. Feb. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
ORBOST CATTLE MARKET Feb. 28. Messrs J. W. Bird and Co. report: -We had a fuir yarding of stores. Only a few light weight fat cows were offered, and for these values were rqual to late rates. Th re was good compe tition for young stock and dairy heifers sold well, We sold: Fat cows, light-. weights, £5 10s; fat heifers, to £5 5s. Stores-18 months to 2 year old steers to £3 2s Gd; yearling do. £1 103, 18 months to 2 year old dairy heifers, £2 . 15e, £2 10, £2; 12 t, 18 months do. 38s, 35s; old cons, 19s, 18s; springers to £6. Privately we sold 16 working bullocks at market rates. Pigs-We penned 210, chiefly small, There was an exceptionally keen demand for all classes, and we could sell any number. We sold 10 small stores 38s 6d, 115 do. 33s, 5 slips 24s, 33 weaners 17s, 16s, 153 Gd. Sheep-We sold 201 lambs at 12s lid, 12s, and 9s, Messrs A. Macarthur and Co. report having sold dufring the week, privately, 350 head of mixed cattle, 15 fat cows, 79 fat crossbred sheep, 100- merino wet...
HOME DOCTORING ABSCESSES. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
HOME DOCTORING BY AuOicOLT IN THE BEND1GO INDEPENDENT. ABDSCESSES. 1,' It is now proposed to briefly deal with some of the ailments which require sur gical attention, before proceeding with unsoundnesses and their treatment (if any). After that the commoner dis eases of animals, other than the horse, will follow. An abscess is a collection of pus due to some foreign body, such as a stake, a pus-forming organism, or a piece of dead tissue, such as a splinter of bone. The presence of this body sets up a chronic inflammation, which .results in the destruction of the surrounding tissue. The destruction of the tissue will cmn tinue until the abscess has evacuated outwardly, or becomes surrounded by a thick, fibrous capsule and is re-absorbed. Most abscesses tend to point and burst outwards. They are hot and painful, and have a decided tendency to work downwards in their destructive course. The treatment should aim. at- the emptying of the abscess as soon as pos sible. If it has pointed (...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
KNOW THIS P" Our representative, Mir Beck, will visit your district, and bring with him Samples of all that is Newest and Best in - MEN'S and BOYS' CLOTHING" and LADIES' TAILOR-MIADE COSTUMES. He will be pleased to pay you a visit in your own home if you will drop him a line, C.o. HARRIS' CLUB HOTEL, ORBOST. STUART & CO., PTY., LTD., FLINDERS ST., MELBOURNE. "The House for High Value." HUGH WILLIAMS B EGS to :.nonce that he bhs taken over the UGdertaking Business form rly carried oen by' Mr James Pleydell andi is prepared to conduct Funerals in any part of the district at reasonable rates. All conveniences supplied on application. .Inciuiries mayebe made at Messrs Drever masn and do's, lronmongers, T. J. McCOY, Undertaker, Wolselcy street, Orbost. Funerals Conducted in all parts of the district. Plain, Trimcied and Polished Coffins. FIRBSTCLASS HEABSE AND PLCMEb9 Charges Moderate. T J. McCOY, who has 38 years' experi. ence, knows what you require. G. HR. VICKERS, Undertaker,...
MAIL ARRANGMENTS. MAILS CLOSE AT ORBOST FOR [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
MAIL ARRANGMENTS. MAILS -CLOSE AT ORBOST FOR Cuninghame. Bairnsdale, Melbourne, etc., daily at 8.30 a.m. Bonang, Bendoc, Delegate River, Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Murrungowar, Tuesday, 9a.m., Satur day, 8.30 a.m. Brodribb, Cabbage Tree, Bemm, Club Terrace, Combienbar, Genoa, Saturday, 2.30 p.m. Marlo, Saturday, 8 p.m. MAILS DUE AT ORBOST* FROM Cuninghame, Bairnsdale, Melbourne, etc., daily, 2 p.m. Bonang, Bendoe, Delegate River, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6 p.m. Murrungowar, Monday, 2 p.m. Brodribb, Bemm, Cann, Genoa, Thursday. 2 p.m. Nowa Nowa, Bruthen, Saturday, 2 p.m.
ERADICATING SORREL [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
ERADICATING SORREL South-eastern farmers, particularly ;those who have sorrel on their land, will be interested in the following from the LAUNCESTON ExAMIINER : - " I can guarantee a practical clearance of the -rubbish if the lanl is treated with lime and some form of potash. The idea oc-. curred to me that there was something in this treatment while reading the re sults of 3one experiments with potatoes at the famous Rothamstead Experiment al Station in the old country. The re port, in which details were closely fol lowed and lucidly explained, stated, among other things, that the plots that had been limed, and on which potash had been used, were clear of the sorrel, while other plots were red with it at a certain stage. Farmers can easily recog nize the period when the sorrel paddock is red-just at present they. are in that order in the district where the writer re sides. Sorrel appears to come very strongly after using superphosphate for reveral years, and the root formation thic...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
I ELBOUURNE LETTER (Fromn oeu Special Correspondent.) 'The good opinion Australians have of themselves-ono of the characterist ics that seem to strike every visitor-is not likely to be enhanced by the show ing 1nade by the Defence Forces when under the tritical eyes oftihat distin guished soldier, Sir lan Hamilton. The awful muddle of the ceremonoial parade at Royal Park is mortifying not only to those directly concerned, but to the whole community. Most people who try to avoid hasty judgements have been slow to condemn some phases of the Defence scheme which are, to say the least, disquieting. The disposition is to give the thing time to "find it self"-to get into weot,in i- :-der, in the hope that some of the crudities would daapeai' But there are some. features :tout the Work. ing out of the ig undertaking entered upon so light-liheartdly tihat compel serious consideration. There is the 'immense cost which threatens to in crease to an extentt tl:hat will nike D)c fence a heavy ha...
NOT PROPORTIONATE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
NOT PROPOtUL')NAr'CE. Doctor (appying a huge mustard plas ter to the chest of a very thin man): "There you are. You'll soon be all right again now." Patient: "Oh-h-h, doctor, don't you think there's too much mustard for so little meat?" AND WILLING. "What do you think of this oontro versy as to whether marriage is a.fail-' ure?" he asked, for want of something' to say. toI don't know anything about it," she replied; "'but," she added hastily, "I was alwais l :ond of:experiments.
TWAIN AND HIMSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
T WAIN AND ]H]MSELF. Mark Twain in his lecturing days was, to appear in a small. town. He arrived there in the afternoon and went to a barber's to be shaved. "You are a stranger in the town, sir ?" the barber asked, "Yes, I. am a stranger here," was the reply. "We're having a good lecture here to-night, sir," said the barber. "Mark Twain is to aidress us. Are you going to hear him?" "Yes, I think I will," said Mr, Clemenls. "Have you got your ticket?" the barber asked. "No, not yet," said Mark. "Then, sir, you'll have to stand." "Dear me!" Mr. Clemens exolaimed. "It seems to me as if I always have to stand when I hear that man Twain lec turol". It is not difficult to find the poiTib of attack in a tack.
MURDER OF A BRITISH SUBJECT. London, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
MURDER OF A BRITISH SUBJECT. London, Wednesday. The Minister for Foreign Af fairs; speaking inp the I-iouse of Conmmons; said that ill efforts had failed. to;, secure': an investigation into. t.ie - death ";of ?:?Be'nton, the Mexican?ranch o (ner. .:Persistent difficulties "v.were :.: offered,;. -which created _the ..presumptioni`: that theie was a -desire jon -.:the part of respionsible personis to conceal the truth. I-He would:: elco' e action on the part of 'the:::United States, but could not: demanifid :that t States should resort to force : A .black snake 8 feet 2 inches in length was recently killed at Reedy Creek.- South Gippaland. --Mr Bennett, M.H.R., will be in Or host this week and will de:iver an ad dress in the Mechanics Institute on Sat urday evening. The Eight Hours Commitiee announ ces elsewhere in this issue its 58th An nual Art Unio ,, in which 100 prizes, of a total value of £1,000 will be distributed. The first prize is valued at .£500, the second at £100. and th...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
i O` RURAL IN'TEFREYT (By 'L usticus.") :fflois aro stillbeing made to get at what is wanted to bring 'about?' useful. functtion:: for: the Agricultuial, llig!i Schools: 1-: seems to be a' difficult task. Either. the bbudding far:iners' do not ivanttuition or the pilan upon Whichi the Department ?is prviding' it' does hot fiid favor. iAs a? ?ilt of considerablo deliberjation rccenitly dan the part" of of ficials as to how to put the Warinam heol Agricultural Eigli- School on a more. satisfactory blasis, it was eventu al!y i'greed to oompletely: separate- the -control of tlie s.-hool. fnrm :from the high school itself,'and that Mr Grace farn M'innger; and '1i HRauschildt, ag ricultuiial. teacher' at the school,' shofild be entirely rdsponsibloefor the: farm and agricultur, l educeition. generally. It was also deoided that the agricultural studeits should attend at the farm full time, except two hilf 'days. a week ` to. be'spent at the school; th?ht the public should be admitted free ...
THE TABLE. TOMATO RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
THE TABLE. T OMlATO RECIPES. Toiibatoes a la. Chasseur : Procure about 1lb of ripe tomatoes, blanch then, for a few seconds in boiling water, then remove' thoe skins; and cut the tomatoes :into slices. .IHeat up. in a stenvpan one ounce of good .cooking butter, dnd fry in it. ' two peeled. and finely .choppcd 'shallots; with two ,eslices of streaky- ba eon cut .into fiineostrips; tlie' shallots miust beh a pale fawn color; inot; broiwi, IPut i;u the tomatoes, seasoin the?h with :salt and, peppLr: and a pinch lof. castor sugar, ti Stir eover; the fire a'few min iutes, ?then sprinkle oveir a dcsertspooin ful' of flour, stir again, and' add graid nall;: a gill of stock ?alloY to 'simmer.. for:. abohut..ten minultes; cover the pan,' and .keep -hot' .till: requiied. MiMean while peel afnd stem ilb of smanill fresh cup nmushrooms, cut: theml into thin'f slhreds: r : slices crossiwfise, and toss them in a fryingi an: with a little best 'olive oil previo'usly .heated over a quioki fire, : S...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. To prevent Iron Mould: Before us ing copper, well rub with 'a clean par albn rag. Be sure to always fill the copper qu te full of water. When linished, never let the soapy water re main in with the idea of using it for cleaning purposes, as this is alniost sure to cause iron mould. . A capital I idea is to empty rho copper before the fire is quite out. This enables it to become absolutely dry, therefore leav ing no chance for iron mould. Another remedy for ink stains: Well rub any ink stains in linen with a ripe tomato cut in half, and the stains will quite disappear in the wash. This remedy also proved satisfactory in' re moving ink iroms dark cloth, the art icle being sponged witlr cold rain water altei'"tomatiy was applied. To remove egg stains: When table linen is stained with egg, it should be soaked in cold water blcore being sent t the laundry. The stains come out quite easily if treated in this way, but iot water sets them and makes them doubly hard' to'remo...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
OMEN'S INTERESTS& (By 'Ambrosine:") " e?ai" any tiing you like," ° say u::: ili," ":cundi-ioually that the sit .h.'uettb is true to requirements." Th _'tendeulcy to widen-- skirts .i.: limuited and this tendency is C-iefly' when thea .are· made of some s?ofssheer-labric. Some of the modistes spi~ k of the phoop skirt, which, however, is very different fi:u; -the broad ringed creation to see ,a id: family albums:. We ' imiy have -a Une" rstlrt, of white crepe de Chine anTd 'Valenciennes laoe; the. overskirt of .white chiffon cloth draped, as dexter ously 5 s possible. It is the tunic that is hooped,.' and sonmehow or other :thh idea is not so bad. This tunic o. peplum is of chiffon, and in. the nem is run the thinncst sort of featherbone. It will stand out the liast bit from-the body, and there you are." To com plete, `the bodice will be loose, fronts provided with skirt-like, inset. There :are the rovers of the one and the turned down oollaii' of the other, with such cr .nam...