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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
A REAL HOME LESSON FATHER AND DAUGHTER HEAL THEIR CUTS AND SORES WITH ZAM-BUK. In thousands of homes Zam-Buk is daily demonesating its wonderful utility as a first-aid for accidents. Remark able soothing and antiseptic properties make Zam-Buk the ideal healer for cuts, bruises, burns, scalds. sprains, etc. Zam-Buk subdues pain and itnflamma tion, prevents festering, and ensures a speedy and perfect relief. The experi ence of Mrs C. S. Boys, Calthorne St., Southwark, Adelaide, is a typical in stance. " My children," she says, " are al ways in the wars, .but, thanks to Zam Buk, their injuries are speedily healed. My little girl Thelma fell and cut her knee-cap. The wound was very deep and for a few days she was practically a cripple. Ordinary remedies did her no good. I then applied Zam-Buk, which in a few days healed her knee splen didly. " My eldest daughter, Kathleen, se verely scalded her arm with steam from the kettle. Her arm blistered up in a fearful manner, but a prompt applic...
CROPS FOR PLOUGHING IN. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
CROPS FOR PLOUGHINi6 iN. Tares is good crop for this purumce, and is better in this respect, espeia!ly on a. light sandy soil, than musta:'; and tares are a bulky crop and open up the soil admirably. A great deal, however, depends on the conditions of soil mi 'ture. While mustard is no doubt .~n excellent preparation ccr wheat, but it should be plougued in at the end of six or seven weeks, a? soon as the flowers have made their ap pearance, and before the llanto, have leached the seeding stage. i l!:e mustard can be used as a gree? mlllanur, within two months of its being swin. If clover is usedcdt is simply turned in and left to rot, when in abaut six weeks time, the ground will be ready to re ceive the cultivation necessary to fit it for a succeeding crop. Rape some times shows a superiority over spring or autumn sown tares, and lupins, peas, and vetches can also be used for the purpose of green manuring. The recent spell of very hot weathere has drawn attention to the state of th...
ORBOST BUTTER AND PRODUCE CO. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
ORBOST BUTTER AND PRO DUCE CO. The annual .mecting of Share= holders'of the above was held at the company's office on Satuiday after noon, Mr Join Russell, Cliaiirman of Directors,. presidin: : ::: ANNUAL REPOiT. The annual ieport vs as read and adopted as follo-ws- ; Your `Directors have, pleasure ,-in presenting their annual report and balance-sheet :`for ;i the year ending December 31st 193?? i Owino' to the diry ; eathci pievail in. duriniig- tli e':?.ly pai? of the year, iiand thehheavy flo od 'later on, which conipellcd a numben of : thie daiiyimen to.' remove thou ir'.: cattle from the distiict oi 'ifew monthiss the supplihs sho'i a heavy: falling of , comlpared: itli the previous 'season ±This' is shown by' compaiing thie sales of bltter w:itli: tiose of last:i ea: --a decrease?of£7180: 1-s l701s1d being: the result. Thie assets show i? crideit balance of £2596 Os.3d 'ovei te liabilities the pirofits. cuing: the ear amount iun to i£257: .lOs 9d out:- of: hich= your. Director...
BEAUTIFUL WEDDING GOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
BEAUTIFUL WEDDING GOWNS. ,9 Fominino readers will be interested in descriptions of sanme beautiful gowns worn by recent London brides. Soft erenin velvet anino was chosen for 'she wedding dress worn byi the Hon Eva. St. Joun. . it 0The material was very beautiful. and mado a novel change in tho. bridali choice, Fine cream lace formed- the dainty corsage, which had long, tighi, lace sleeves,, finished at the' awrists wa?d a ruffle, quite the most Ib~eoming de sign there could be 'for framing the hands. 'A? full court train .as sus peuded from the shoulders,' composeda of fine Brussels not, lined with the pal est pink' chiffon, and embroidered. with perls, and the beauty of 2t was iur ther enhanced by. a lovely piece of: old Honiton lace, artistically arranged ugpon it.. A titllo' veil was worn withl the toilette,. anda wreath of tre?laosange ?;lossoms and myrtle. The.: bride's going-away dress 'is made of aimethyst, charmoeusse, trimmed with," spider 'lace and roses. Another fashiona...
PAINFUL SUNBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
-PAI'FULS SUNBURN. Shave -,en'ts child (a boy of eleven) crying: bitterly :aiom the pain caused by the' sunburning. of his legs, 'which hadI.bcen exposed all day long on the sea-beach to the full glare of the mid summer sun, writes Florence Stacpoole lecturer to the National EHealth So ciety of England. Many people forget that '`sunburn' often causes as much ,pain as frostbite, and sunburnt legs often cause a lot of suffering from which it would 'be quite easy to protect them by greasing them all over before the child goes out in the morning. The nicest thing for the purpose is olive oil, lanoline, dr vaseline, but ?this would come rather ,expensive if the summer should be a long, hot one, and if. there should Be a.. large number of legs to be operated upon.. It is, 'therefore, well to remember that any :kind of clean. kitcheni grease wi?ll answera'hs .avell. The grease should be what cooks call 'trendered" before it is used for an ointing the skin. ,The prooess of "red dcring"' is ...
LAKES ENTRANCE WORKS [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
LAKES ENTRANCE WORKS THE condition of the Lakes En trance is causing a good deal of uneasiness to shipping people, and the shoaling up of the bar has interfered to a considerable extent wih . the naivigatioon It, is be-. ieved by l those ii thebest :posi tion to form an opi ion that the present i?co: liiiions -.have been brought: aboutby slio rtening :the? piers: Sir JohGoo'splan pro video for piers of `a specified length one!of lhich ' ::as to over lap the other and be built `with a return at right angles:' This: id a ias- not:- carried:: out _as- it=?tias= thoiuglt that the ;straight piers crrried out: into ? deep ?water: would answer., all purposes ? lhey ap pear to have done so ur til ;some years:- ago: severa?lbays ere de molislied by storms It; ; c::w-as deci ded to replacethie' piers ,wvith con consderaid lye:'shorten:ed and, .ac cording' to- the local auth6rities, the chafinnel:wis?ns: ot :-carried out sufficientlyfar?:and silting-up"be gan. The shipping:trade has be comeah-...
SPECIAL SHEEP AND CATTLE SALE AT CANN RIVER Monday, Feb. 23. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
SPECIAL SHEEP AND CATTLE SALE AT CANN RIVER Monday, Feb. 23. Messrs J. W. Bird and Co. report: -We had a very good yarding of cattle and sheep, There was a big attendance of outside and local buyers, and prices all round were very good. With the exception of one pen of heifers that did not come up to owner's reserves every thing was sold. We sold: Bullocks, nice condition, to £6 4s; a line of nice young bullocks, £5 10-; 2' to 3 year old steers, £4 14s 6d, £4 lls; lines of young steers, £3 16s, £8 15s, £3 7s; 18 months steers, £3, £2 19.; year ling do. £2 is, £2, £1 19-; forward cows, £4 to £4 14s; fair cows £3 4s to £3 15s; old cows from. 22s 6d upwards; heifers, £3, £3 12:; yearling heifers, 31s to £2 Ss; cows and calves, £4 to £5 2s; heifers with calves, £3 17s; -springers, £5, £4 138s, £4 5s and a number of small lines at market rates. Sheep-A good yarding and fair en quiry for crossbreds. We sold fat sheep to 14sa d, 2 tooth wethers 12s 9d, lambs 103 ld, merino ewes 6s 3d.
ORBOST RACES [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
ORBOST RACES Oflice-Bcarers-President, Mr J. W. Bird;. Vice President, Mr 1. A: Mor gan; Judge, Mr S. J. Lynn ; Starter, :DMr James Cowell ; Assistant starter, MiMr J. Hammill; Clerk of scales, Mr =1V. Cumming; Assistant clerk of scales,. Mr A. E. Rodwell; Clerk of course, Mr T. Edlington; Time-keeper; Mr C. Arkins; Secretary, Mr E. F. Feely; Treasurer, Mir C. Artins; Audi tor, Mr W. A. Malcolhn; Saddle-cloth steward, Mr W. Warren; Stewards, Messrs Bird, Cumming, F. A. -Nixon, S J. Lynn, M. Lynch; Handicapper; M-r R. S. Overend. The race meeting of the Orbost club, which took. place on Tuesday, was one of the most successful- ever held here. The weather was cool. and pleasant and there was a .large attendance, including a good p:oportion of ladies. There was more than the usual quota of visitors from other distric s, good entries had been received, and although-thertwas a certain amount of scratching the fields generally were very good, and much better than h.ls been the case here f...
MINISTERIAL VISIT [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
MINISTERIAL VISIT The Minister for Public Works, the Hon. F. Hagelthorn, accom . panied by Mr Catani, Inspector General, Mr Kermode and the Hon. James Cameron, will visit Orbost and Mallacoota during the next few days. The party will leave Melbourne to-day (Thurs *day) -and proceed, by train and boat to Cuninghame. To-morrow they leave Cuninghame at 8 a.m. and proceed by coach to Lake Tyers and boat to Nowa Nowa, where they will be met by motors and come on to Orbost in the afternoon.. On Sunday they leave 'for Genoa and Mallacoota to. de termine on the scheme for the harbor works. They will return from there to Melbourne by the Government stearper Lady Loch,
TO CURE "SALT CELLARS." [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
UTO CURE."SALT CELLARS." . No one :iiced have a scraggy neck and'- obvious saltr-cllairs, evehi if: they are thin, .rites. a corespondent to a ??ndon paper: : I us-d to be terribly' afflicted in that way, afid could/ nevei -wear a collarless blouse or decolett. firock .with :any de gree of beoomsiignsess. "'Now' all my friends envy :my -full, firni throat; I've no: loose skin iunder my, chin, and not a sign of;: a' salt cehlr.s . : And :the .a remediet";I used were so simple A friend awho has studied physical culture in Sweden taught "me_ three liead and .neck :exorcises,; which have had suchia good :result, thi.tI. feel 'I would . be quite selfish to keep them- to myself. When: doing these exercises," the neok should. bo bards, The, best, plan is to .do them in a dresuing jacket,. but as it is advuiSable to do them at in tervals 'durhig the day, as well as inightl and morning, and at such times it is not -convenient to, take off one's blouse, the-neck band and the top hooks shlould...
CIRCUMVENTING A FADDIST. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
CIRCU MVENTING A FADDIST:.. .'Ini "Fancies, 'Fshioil s and Fads," ii Ralph Nevill, son of -the -lat6 .Lat: ,Dorothy Nevill, writes: &lt;"'This is the golden age oftthi lfad, "Neveir before in the .world'd hlistory..hais this particular form' of egotisal had snuoh chances. of flourishing." Ho 'tells an amiusijig story: at the expeiise of the :?iddists.- W-hein at luncheon w-ith': a fiienid lie obseried i thlat: he toiched no meait but.. ite only strange ,vegetarian ,dishes;i whichi had' evidently :been pre-e ,pai'ed foi his special consumption: Later on I- enquired of his wife if this new diet. .agreed witlh" lier husband. "It didn't at .first,' abe replied, :'but it does n1ow . S'From tis looks 1he cetainly seems t:o ,thrive on it. He "ineveir looked more robust iin'his life. ' ? take .oare of t.hat,' she went on, 'though I liope be:won't find it oit? No mian pai;takes of d a:nmor:e carnivorous' diet than lie ;-Everyone of those vege ',table courses you saw tso-day ,was full...
WASHING LACE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
WASHING LACE. SLaces requires such caieful manipu latioun that it is always' advisable to wash it t honic. .White lace should be soakbed in. cold borax water, alloiw ing: oneil desertspoohful -of dissolvedd borax to one pinit of water, then squeeze gentlyh throiugh the hands in warm soap lather. Riunse thoroughly in 'clear warns water, to whioh. a little blue may be 'idded. To stiffenr lace, use thin starch or rice water made as follows`: Boil about one tablespoonful of rice in a pint of warm water tjll .the liquid appears milky, then. strain off aif 1use. Silk lace should not hbe starched, but stiff oned in weak iim water, which is made by dissolving one ounce -of gum arabic in half a pint of water. Put a pan of water over the fire until the gum is quite; dissolved. Strain through muslini into a bottle, and it is readyr for use. For use, add flrom one teaspoonful to a pint of water, ac cording to stiffness required. Lace should always' be ironed on the wrong side, with a.,moderate ...
CYCLE SUNDRIES [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
CYC'IE SUNDRIES Sittirhn Axles, bracketl 1/6, froit i6d back 7d; Braoket-Cups, 9d; Cones, i6d; .te ar W\Vlels. 3/6; Tool Bags, 9d, 1/, li.; Braikes, front, 111;,-'26 3/6, _41"; .ouen, back 6/6; Bells, 6a, 1/, 1/3, continuous .ringing, 1/5.i Carbide, 4d, O Cd Cycling Capes, 7/6, 8/6, 10/6; (Lo's Embrocation 9d, 1/; Our Playing al.di;, 3d; British Caarriers, with .2 :stirps, 1/; others, 2/6 to' -/6 S "Cliains, 2/G; Renolds B!ock; 4/11 Rll oller, 5/6; Lion and Arrow, 3/6; Peiry, first, qual ity, 4/6 Chain Grease;,.ld Too Clips -Depose, 10d (Johnl Bull, .6d Woire, i6d; oe Stranp; 9d, 1/ 1/3 Trousers Clips, bands, id; platedi, 3d; lock, 6d iCyling Shoes 6/6, lartiey 8/6 ;:Hector 0/6; Cyclometers, \eeder; 10;000 miles, 3/i; ,-Trip," aIntest mnilel, -7/6 :Dress . 'uirls, In yds., Cd. Mosh Dress Guards, r,iuni'e--iartley, black, lid; lilumes, illttK Ui' Cu U;'s, ?,u; i'.rln:e irUteteLLr, , t ,..r e ut?Ier I rce , Ileel, cnil p? t wbchuamet.dU or plaem d r1m, -. i , le \\ ueel CluLuhes, 1/11...
HIDE MARKET Feb. 25. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
HIDE MARKET Feb. 25. Dalgety and Company, Ltd.,,report: Victorian light-weights .... 8-?d to 8td do. medium-weights ... 8d to 82d do. kip weights ...... 8)d to 89d do. dry condition ... 9d to 10d do. heavy hides (picked) 9d to 9 d do. do. do. (stout) 8-d to 9id do. do. (sheety) ... 8d to 8-d do. bhull hides ... 511. to 6½d do. damaged bides and kips ... . 71d to 7?, Light Heavy Calfskins ... 9Dd to 91d 6*d to 7¼d do. meaty- 71d to 8d 6d to 6 d do. out ,., 7jd to 714 5id to Od
SHEEPSKINS Feb. 25. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
SHEEPSKINS Feb. 25. Dalgety and Company, Ltd, report: Each. Each. Green skine Town. Country. lnry asbru ,... 8/9 . 5/6 .3/3 td 4/6 Ltte do.. .-?2/6 , 3/6 2/- -to 3/ Spring lambs - 2/6 to 4/6 2/6 to 4/1 Lamh pelts , .:/6 to 2/P 3/3 to 2/3 Dry skins at per lb Su:per Average. Merino - Pelts, well grown: 6' to i?`- ii 5 td.to 6d D;.,, aiort 54d to. 6.1 5d to 51d Crosebred--= Pelts, well- " grown - 6G to to d 61d to 6"d Do., shorn 5-d to 6'd 53d to 6d Spring lamb? 8;. to 81d 74d to 7jr; Laqmb pelts 6 1 to tlt 6-}d to 6- i
FURRED SKINS Feb. 25. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 6 March 1914
FURRED SKINS Feb. 25. Dalgety and COimpany, Ltd, report: Vin. Brush Kangaroo 2/3 to 2/9 lb Rabbits, Victorian, headless per lb. Stale winter ... 8d to 10d Three-quarter grown 7d to 8d Des and bhalfgrown 54d to 6kd Ktlens ... ... 38d to 4d Mixed ... 6d to 7d Fox skins Winter firsts 90/ to 108/ per doz ,, seconds 60/- t. 80/- ,, ,, thirds 40/- to 50/- ,, Wallaby, tanners' 2/2 to 2/4 per lb Do. thin fur 2/6 to 2/9 ,, Do. good fur t/ to 3/6