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THE POWER OF GRACEFULNESS [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
rEl POWER OF GRACEFULNESSB A woman may not be beautiful, but if she possesses a .graceful carriage she has a power of attraction that mere regularity of feature might well envy. 'All grace consists in motion. The great secret of it is to unite in the same movement apparent contradic tions-quickness and softness, vivacity and mildness, gentleness and spirit LEase is the essence of grave. When Milton describes the grace of an angel, it is "smooth, sliding with out step," and Guido's angels, grace ful as Taglioni or Duvernay, seem to have been painted after Milton's de scription. The seat of grace is in all parts of the body that have motion-the legs, hands, arms, head, lips, eyebrows, and ?articularly the neck. As the head is almost continually in motion, the muscles of the zloek, in order that the. head may move with Freedomn and ease, shorild be extreme' ly supple. Thlts suppleness may be acquired by practice. French women possess it in an extraordinary degree. A Frenchwoman, sittin...
WARRAGUL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
WARRAGUL SHOW. -- 0 rThle twenty-second annual show of the Warragu[ Agricultural So ciety was held on Wednesday, anm it echpsca all prevlous records, Special trains were chartered from Traralgon, Mirboo North and Thorpdale, as we'! as Neenrnm South, and a farge humbr of exhl bit came fromn these distrincts The ent.ic:, nu.::bmin* 1,'00, were 100 in excess ot any previous re cord, antil the attendance was al:o very good, the gate money amoun ting to £141. Mr. P. Dunbar, of Traralgon,. took first honors mn the section for pony mare or gelding, 14 a.u., and MIr. John Dwyer first for fat but locks. I ,
CARRAJUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
CARRAJUNG. The rainfall at Carrajung for the month of February was 14 points, which fell on the 7th of the month. This has been an ex ceptionally dry summer. Less than three inchesot ram has fallen dur Ing the past three months. 'The hills under dro.ughty conditions present rather a dismal appear ance to the eye. The fires of a couple of weeks ago, which caused a great deal of damage, are now fairly under contro!, and unless the present doughty conditions con tmue, there should be no further outbreaks. A. M'Lean and Co. (P. Dunbar, auctioneer) held a successful cat tle sale here on the 28th ult. It is the mtention of this old estabhls hed firm to do their utmost to build up successful periodical sales here, and if the residents can find the cattle the 'sa!es will be more successful than formerly. The district Inspector of State schools, Mr. Gill, attended here a couple of weeks ago, for the pur pose of choosming a site tor the er eciton (when the time comes) of a Government building...
THE FARMER'S BEST FRIEND. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
THE FARMER'S BEST FRIEND. That the horse is the farmer's best friend will scarcely be disputed. Treat aim as such* see that his harness fits; ;hat he is watered and fed regularly, and when his day's work is over. that be has as good an opportunity of rest ng in comfort as can well be given 2im. It will all be returned with in. ;erest to the considerate owner.
GOOD BREEDING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
GOOD BREEDING. The best bred women do not fus. Phey take their gowns and their furni ture and their jewels as a matter of :ourse. They are unconscious of their veils and their golves, and they expect 3veryone else to be equally so. If they iee an intimate wearing a handsome gown. they refer to it admiringly, but they also preface their comment with in apology. Their differences with their husbands are not aired, neither are the domestic upheavals. The repose of the well-bred woman is not the quiet of weakness. It is the calm of trained faculties, balanced so ,icely that an earthquake may cause a change of colour, but will not bring forth a loud cry. Well-bred women are a boon to the human race. They help the worli to maintain a high standard both of mor. las and behaviour.
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
MISCELLANEOUS. There is probably in all the world only one town built of glass, and that is to be found near Yellowstone Park, in the United States. The glass is not artificial but natural, being formed by ages of volcanic action. It is dark green or black in hue, but in every other respect resembles the artificial product. Easily cut into slabs and quite impervious to the weather, it makes excellent building material. The world is a beautiful book, but ol little use to him who cannot read it. It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others. A physician announces that distress ing or excessive palpitation of the heart ean always be arrested by bending dou 'ble-the head down and hands hanging_ -so as to produce a temporary conges tion of the upper portion of the body. In nearly every instance of nervous or anomic palpitation the heart imme diately resumes its normal function. II the movements of respiration are arrest. ed during this action the effect is still more rapi...
LICENSING COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
LICENSING 'COURT. -- The folowilng cases we:e dea't with at the Traralgoll Licensing Court on Wednesday, before Mr. 1V. WV.-Hrris, P.M., Sarah Henry of the \Yinnar Hotel, Ymnar, ap phled for a certificate nm hlieu of the license, which'had been lost. The apphlication was granted!. A temporary hlense was granted to Ehlizabeth Susan Johnson, of the Star Hotel, Traralgon, for the Gormandale sports. A temporary license was granted to James Bal!ard, for the sports at the sports at Mirboo North. J. A. Matthews, apphed for the transfer of the license of the Club Hotel, Traralgon, to Ambrose A. Dunne. The latter stated that e had had considerable experience with hotels. Mr. P. P. Serjeant stated that there were nine years of the lease to run, and he put mn the consent of the owner. The transfer was granted. The license of the Yminnar Hote'1, Ymnar, was transferred from Sa-a Henry to Nellie Maud Carmody. In reply to the P.MVI. the latter said she would have improvements made to the premises....
PENTLAND—GRUBB. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
PENTLAND-GRUBB. Traralgon South was on fete on Wednesday, the reason being the marriage of Miss Ruby Millicent, second daughter of Councillor G. and Mrs. Pentland, who are among the earliest and most es- teemed residents of the district, and Mr. Frederick Lidington Grubb, eldest son of Mr. F. L. Grubb, of Traralgon, an old and respected resident of the town. The ceremony was performed in the local church, the officating minister being the Rev. J. G. Wil- son, formerly Presbyterin minis- ter at Traralgon. The little church was most artistically deco- rated with flowers and greenery. This work was done by the lady friends of tlhe bride. A pretty wedding bell was suspended over the hymeneal altar, and the initials of the bridegroom and bride were attached. A pretty arch had a'so been built over the entrance gate- way, and a strip of carpet laid down from the gateway to the church. Natually, there was an overflowing attendance, and a large number of visitors were un- able to get into th...
TYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 6 March 1914
TYERS. A meetming of the Tyers Quadrille Club was held in the mechanics' &nbsp; hall on Monday evening. &nbsp; The business includea the election of officers, and Mr. Forbes Paulet was re-elected president, and Mr. A. Christensen secretary. The old committee was also re-elected. It was decided not to make any &nbsp; arrangement for winter dances until it was ascertained what developments came of the proposed meeting &nbsp; to consider the advisability of &nbsp; making repairs to the hall. A well attended public meeting, convened by Mr. Bert. Christensen, was held on Friday evening. &nbsp; Mr. B. Christensen was voted to the chair, and explained that the object of the meeting was to consider the best means of inducing &nbsp; the public to take more interest in the institute, and of raising money for much needed repairs. The speaker quoted figures to show how the revenue had been decreasing since 1908, and remarked on &nb...
A SWARM OF HOUSEHOLD B's. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 March 1914
£ SWARM OF HOUSEHOLJ ) 's. Be careful. Care prevents many iropped stitches and bad breaks.. ,3B prompt. Slackness makes s'oven y homes and weary world-wandrerers. .lo faithful. "Be thou faithful unto leath, and I will give thee a crewu oi life." Be cheerful. Cheerfulness tends t, length of dclays and to days that a, worth the lengthening. Be thoughtful. Tlhoughtfulness '. tot ender a plant, of blesser, fragran:e ar.' 1eauty to e "' horn inseen.'" etc. le .goold-hulnmn ureld. Good humour I, better than medicine. no matter hoIn cell the ill-natured pill be sigar-coated. Whiy is a king's palace cheaper the mny house? lBecause it was built for a sovereign Mrs. Strongmind (about to start with the picnic party: "Let. me see-here are the wraps, here's the lunch basket, here's the opera glass. and her,'s the bundle of umbrellas. I thI.nk we've got everything, and yet-children, we haven't forgotten anything, have we?" Husband and father (sianding rnmekly at the horses' heads): 'Shall I get i...
PRACTICAL IDEAS IN PIG HANDLING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 March 1914
PRACTICAL IDEAS IN PIG, HANDLING. At the recent meeting- of the Inker nan (S.A.) Agricultural Society, an in. ;erchange of opinions by the farmers aresent was started by Mr. C. E. Dan :els delivering the opening remarks. He was confident, he said, that there was a substantial income to be made mrt of pigs if properly managed. To do :hat about 200 acres of land and some ittle capital would be required. About malf the land should be divided into not ess than five paddocks, and be fenced with pig proof fences. The ring fence ;hould be 3 .eet high, to keep out other itock; posts, 27 feet apart, with three ,ron droppers between. The fence should be of six wires, the first two aarb, the next plain and barb wire al :ernately. The lower wires should he ibout five inches apart, and the top wire ten inches from the one below it The division fences would be the same is the ring fence, except the top barb wire woula not be iequired. The rinm "ence would cost about 4/ per chain md the division f...
"BRINGING ON" THE LITTER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 March 1914
"BRINGING ON" THE LITTER. When the pigs are about three weeks )Id put a part:tion ini the pen, keeping :he sow in one half, and allow the pigs o feed by themselves in the other, giv ng them sweet milk. See that they nave no more feed than they can eat, and be sure to clean their trough each time before feeding. Feed both sow mnd little pigs three times a day. Keep this up till they are seven or eight ,eeks old, when they will bequite able .o do without their dam. At this time you must be very careful not to let :hem go back, or even stand still. Give aime feed as before, but feed four times a day. Keep them in the styres until they are about. ten weeks old when they will be able to go into the pasture. Hlave plenty of charcoal and salt where they can gef it at will, also plenty of water. When they are about three and a half months old change their feed to crushed wheat and bar ley. By keeping them in this shap" you will get big returns for your feed ing. Protect the pigs from the ra...
The Piggery. THE GROWING PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 March 1914
The Piggery. THE GROWING PIGS. Again, it, has been clearly proved. .at young growing nirswill utilise con diderably more of the ingredients &lt;d he hod onwhich they are fed than uill Alder and .P1ore full-grown pigs. The 1iffi.ences'are clearly shown In IHeu y's '"Feeds and Feeding." a book in whleh much practical kno-ledge is col :eetC:l. It i.' there shown that pigs of about 351b wL:ght required 293 lb of food for 1001b gain, wh.le pigs of 78 lb, t2~1,, 1741b, 2261b, 2711b, and 3205 b, needed 4001b, 4371b, 4821b, 4981b, ll!b, and 5351b. respectively to make 'he same: increase. As these are the :esults of over 500 carefully conducted ;rials, it is impossible to overrate their mportance.
MORWELL SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 1914 Motions. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 March 1914
MORWELL SHIRE COUNCIL; WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 1914 Motions. Latter, Fa!ia: :That J. R. Pal Imer's tender be accepted for work on Rodernick's hill,'£21 16s, HIeesom, Edney: That the en gineer inspect; and it poss.ble ca 1 for tenders, returnable at next meeting, for the work asked for by Mr. Ritchie. Scanlon, Hcesom That the en gineer be instructed to make a survey through A. Gilbert's and J. Anderson's land at Budgeree. Falla, Daley: That pipe culvert be put in in place of old culverts, at the following places: Young's and Northway's, and both culverts between Shaw's and Maxwel's. on Church road. Latter, Edney: That fresh ten ders be cal'ed for work of complet ing Coleman's contract,, without maintenance conditons. Dunbar, M'Donald : That the brick commission be asked to ylsit Morwell for the purpose of hear mng evidence as to suitability of the clay in the district for brick making, etc. M'Donald, Dunbar :That the Mines department be .asked to continue the boring by, the dia mond dril...
Off to the Old Land. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 March 1914
~Jlhe ~isuvuud TELEPHONE. 10. TUESDAY, MARH 10. Oft to ths Old Land.--Mr. and -Mrs. J. W. Grubb purpose leav nmg Traralgon on the 18th inst. for a holiday trip to Europe. Mr. J. W. Grubb paid a visit to the Uni ted States of America and Eng land a few years ago, and he enjo yed it so much that he is go:ng again. This tijtne, however, he is taking Mrs Grubb to share the delights of the voyage, and the dear old motherland. A social will be.tendered to Mr. and Mrs. Grubb in the Methodist church on Fri day evening to wish them "bon voyage.", All friends are invited to be present. Progress Association.-An im portant meeting of the memnbers of the Traralgon Progress Asso-ia tion will be he'd min the mechanics' hall this evening. The quest:on of the proposed new stal:.n and workshops at Traralgon wi'l be introduced. It is thought that Ithe Railway department should be ur ged to proceed with the work at an early date. Evening Classes.-After repca* ted requests, and an agt:atioa ex tendming ...
"CHRISTIAN SCIENTIST" JEERALANG RESIDENT'S SAD DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 March 1914
"CHRISTIAN 'SCIENTLST'" JEERALANG RESIDENT'S SAD DEATH. A 6ad and sudden death oc cured at Jeera'ang on Tuesday'Iast ,hen Mrs. J. P. Jolly passed away after a short il!ness. The deceased lady, who, we un derstand, wva a Christian Scientist, had been suffering for a time from septic phlebitis in the left leg, but probably was not aware of ~the dan ger. Christian Scientists believe more mn faith hea!ing than doc tors, and consequently medical as sistance was not obtained, especi ally as she appeared to be improv ing. On Tuesday her husband gave her a drink of water, and whilst mn the act of drinking she collap sed and died. The matter was reported to the police, and the" coroner, Mr. VW. Harris, ordered an inquiry to be held. A magisterial inquiry .was accor dingly held, on Wednesday,.before Mr. Edney, J.P. when evidence was given by the deceased's hus. hand, Mrs. Owens, Constable W1 lett, and Dr. Sutc:iffe (who con ducted the post portem). The doc tor stated that death was due t.o a ...
THE RIVER IMPROVEMENT SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 March 1914
THE RIVER IMPROVEMENT SCHEME. -o-- In suggesting that a trust be formed for snagging and cutting the principal bends of the Latrobe river, the conference at Traralgon made the best possible proposal. It this idea is carried out the land owners concerned will practically have the 'matter in their own hands The Government will, it is expec ted, contribute some proportion of the cost. Very probably they wilt advance the money, and con sequently may insist on a'I plani being submitted for approval. The landowners wi'l have complete con trol: They will appoint the exe cutive committee, approve or re ject all plans, and have their hands on the purse. Thus the trust can spend just as much or just as hlt tle as they like, and the complete scheme can be carried out by in stalments. The Government may contribute one third or one-fourth of the cost, but the landowners must be prelpared to find the bulk of the money themselves. As some of the river flats wi'l be doubled in value, and every acre...
SPORT AND PASTIME. GORMANDALE SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 March 1914
SPORT AND PASTIME. -o- GORMANDALE SPORTS, The following are the handicaps for the Gormandale sports, which take place on Thursday next: District Plate: R. S. May 6 yds, S. Davey 7, A. Morley 8, rJ. Fryette WV. Onley, P. Duckett; 9; G. Lane, J. O'Connor, W. Lane, W. Urquhart, T. Lane, W. King, C. Morley, N. Davey, A. Graham, 10. 220 Yds. Handicap: V. Turner 13 yards, J. Wight 15, F. Arm strong, 16, D. O'Rouke 18, G. N. O'Rouke, 20, O. Wurf, 20, Robt. Howell, 20, C. Lane, J. O'Connor, J. Jones,'25. Sheffield Handicap: J. Wight. 12 yards, W. Turner 13, E. Macfie'd 15, A. Spargo, G. 'Day, 16, F. Armstrong, R. Howel', H. King, G. O'Rouke 17, E. Coulthard, D. O'Rouke, R. Couch, 18, W. Chen hall, W. Urquhart, W. Lane, J. Jones, 20. Hurdle Race: H. King, 14 yds., R. S. May, G. Aubrey, 15, G. O'Rouke, J. Fryatt 17, R..H. Mor ley, D. O'Rouke 18, B. Coates, B. Rowley 20. Half mile: R. S. May 12 yards, R. H'owell 17, O. Wurf 25, D. A. O'Rouke, 30, GVm. Turner, 30; G. O'Rouke 35, E. Maxfield 40,...
PEOPLING THE COMMONWEALTH. REPORT ON IMMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 March 1914
PEOPLING THE COMMON- g WEALTH. Itl h REI'ORT ON IMMIGRATION. a The second mntei:n re:ort ot the g royal commission, which is Inquir- t mng into the industrial resources, t, the trade and legistation of some . po.rtions of the British Dominions, g is timely, for it deals largely with immigrato:n to Australia. The re- b port is interesting, because all sec tions of the community are disap pointea at the results ot past et- e forts to people the Commonwea to. a Those whose interest is mainly int defence, realise that tar too tew d tew peopile of over-crowde.l cou:t- i ries are tempted to these shores. t: The business man regrets that Fet Lers with a little capital are so tes, and that there is no Indication at present of any increase in their t lumber. The city- wage earner growls that the gas lit pavements " of Melbourne and Sydney, rather than the sun-lit plains of the bac: country, have been peopled. c The commissioners rea:i=e al that, and they point out that it Australia would hav...
DYSPEPTICS NEED NOT DIET. A SIMPLE MEANS OF PREVENTING FOOD FERMENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Farmers Journal — 10 March 1914
' DYSPEPTICS NEED NOT DIET. A SIMPLE MEANS OF PRE VENTING FOOD FERMEIN TATION. Food fermentation is thecause dt all the discomfort and pain all the dyspeptics suffer. It does not necessarily fo!Iow, however, that in order to obtain re'let they must deny themselves the enjoyment of eating so-called indigestible luxu ries. The most satisfactory me thod of oercomln'g the difficulty would be to prevent the termen tation from occurmg at all, and this can be done by a very simple means. It must first be explained that most of the food we cat con tamns a certain quantity of acid forming elements, and indigestible foods, of course, contain a larger proportlon. When these foodsare eaten, the acid collects, irritates the walls of the stomach, and it causes the food to ferment while digesting. This fermenting food also gives off gas, which distends the stomach, causing that full, un comfortable fee'ing so often noti ced after eating. The root of the trouble is the acid fermentation. To success...