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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
Professional notices C. w. IATHEES DENTIST (Late A Harris) F1REBKLCE STREET, HOKSHAM (Next White Heart Hotel) -Personally in Attendance Daily Painless Extractions 2s 6d Laughing Gas Laughing Gas Laughing Gas Laughing Gas Absolnlely without paihi danger, or l after effects, os Artificial teeth a specialty, and guaranteed perfect for eating,, speaks ing and nataral appearance. No . misfits Temporary plates made ims mediately after extraction Alloperi anions painless Sets of teeth from £?/2/ Gold and Porcelain Crowns. Bridge work, Gold Amalgam Porcelain Fillings, eti Hours, 9 till 6: Wednesdays, 9 till 1* Dates of Next Visit By my Represeatauve C.w. DQUQAUL fbo is recorded by the. Dental Board of Victoria. NATTMUK-Newton's Hotelj on Thursday, 30th April GORQKE.-Seery's Hotel, on Wednesday, April 29, 4 till 6.30 L 8. GEANT, LD? DENTIST, (Late GRANT and SIMP K1NJ Dontista.) Of Pals Anstral Building. FIREBRACE ST, HORSHAM. Will Visit Natlmuk and Qoroke on !*tes given beloic * IfATIMUK-New...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
The band of Chinese brigands known as the "White "Wolves " Hot gre to the town of Shangchow, buru^ ? 500 of the inliabifcacts and routing 2000 Federal troops PuM Xotlcfc J. E. Phillip Bricklayer and Stone Massi fTTISHES it tolbe known tnafhe has yy settled in HORSHAM, and that he prepared t« put up buildings with brick n0 in the Natimuk and suTOundin? disti lots- Address J. E. PHILLTPS, tLorsh rnPO Shire Notices. Shire ot'Kowree BARBED WIRE on FENCES -fc-mTlCE is hereby given that tue use I> of barbed wire on any -fence or fw erection on-land adjoining any 0 It or road within the townships of Sey Booroopki, Harrow, Goroke, PrS'1 ope.vrobowen, Mimmay. Tool ? and Wombelano, and wlthm a Stance of one mile from . th* boundar J. thereof, whether such wire is now in no- tion or not, is prohibited unless the P =p° t of the Council is obtained for ^ f nnrnose Applications for pew. S ion to use barbed wire must specify; the allotments on which it isi desued.to ee barbed wire and the posit...
PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
PROGRAMME 1-TRIAL STAKES, oil furlongs, for horses that have never won a race exceeding £o. First, trophy value £2/10/ ; sccond, £1. Entry, 3/6 2-GALLOWAY HANDICAP, 6 furlongs, for ponies 14.2 and under. First, £2; second, 15/. Entry, 3/ A: 3-EASTER GIFT, 1* " miles. First, trophy value £7 ; second, trophy value £2. Entry, 9/ 4-DISTANCE- HANDICAP TROT, 2 miles. First, trophy value £2, second, trophy value £1. Entry, 31 5-PONY HANDICAP, (distance and weight) 14 hands and under, 4 furlongs. First, trophy value £2 second, trophy value 15/. Entry, 3 6-FLYING HANDICAP, 5 fur longs. First, trophy value £4 ; oec ond, trophy value £1. Entry, sj 7-DONKEY RACE, Horses and riders to be approved of by stewards, draughts or tbe use of spurs or whips not allowed. First, trophy value £1 Entry, 1/ 8-HORSE OVER HURDLES two flights, First, trophy value £2 second, trophy value £1. Entry, 3 9-HACK RACE, 6 furlongs, for horses that have never won a stake of £2, to be approved of by the steward and carry...
SILVER BEET AS A FORAGE PLANT. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
SILVER BEET AS A FORAGE PLANT. The results obtained from one acre of silver beet at Belfast, near Christ - church on the experimental plots un der the control of Mr. Macpherson. are distinctly encouraging. A crop was sown on November Ifth, and the first feeding otl was made on March 10th, when 243 sheep were pnt on for 11 days, consuming in that time 51 tons. Other mobs were put on, each for 14 days, and they consumed the following: quantities :-240 lambs, IS tons ; 171 sheep, 30 tons ; 100 sheep. 27 tons ; 100 sheep. 26 tons ; 151 sheep, 35 tons. A total of 1,014 sheep and lambs thus consumed 217 ; tons in S4 days off one acre, tluw de monstrating the womlerful growth that, is made by tlie silver beet and its value as a green crop lor sheep.
Kowree Council. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
Kowree Council. The monthly meeting of the above > was held at Edenhope on Monday last, j Preaeut-Crs Philip (president), Foley, Murray. Hadden, Bowker, Cranage, \ Hoare, Cprracher, Stephens, Knight. Ball and Walker. Correspondence. From Health Department, re strict superyision over fish shops and the cleansing of drinking glasses.-Received From Arapiles Council, that, owing to want of funds it was decided to take no action re improving sand near Wade's and Hair's.-The President said the President of the Arapiles Coun cil had informed bim that an attempt' was being made to secure a deviation which would avoid the sand. From Ratine Reform League, stating .that no doubt the Council was aware that municipalities had the option of levying their rates on the uaimproved values of land, exempting all improve^ ments: The locaj assessments were to be on the valuations prepared by the State Government, and application for valuations should be made :to the Com missioners of taxes.-The Presi...
THE FARM. CLOVER SICKNESS. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
f THE FARM. i 4 CLOVER SICKNESS. The old idea that clover sickness is d;ic to the .exhaustion of some soil constituent essential for the growth of clover is now disproved (writes a contributor to the "British Journal of Agriculture"), and-it has been de finitely shown that the disease is of parasitic origin. Unfortunately, two distinct parasites are equally capable of promoting the disease-the one bc 1 ing "eel-worm," Tjlenchus devasta t.ri.T. and the other a fungus called | Selerotinia trifoliorum. Eel worm Disease. - The earliest ! symptoms of the presence of the eel worm disease is a yellowing and wil ting of the leaves of small patches of clover. The patches gradually in crease in size as the disease spreads, and may be easily noticed from a distance. Eventually the leaves dro0T> and die, leaving hare and scorched i looking patches .in the crop. The above symptoms also exactly des cribe the general appearance ca-sed j by the fungus-Selerotinia trifolio ! rum-but the true caus...
Gymbowen [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
Gymbowen [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT] On account of the comparatively dry season many of the water holes aro already dry. That the district farmers are keen on baring ample means of fltorinq water is demon strated by the fact a couple of up-tos date slush boxes are continually in ?so A local tin band assembled at Gymho.ven on Monday night to weln come Mr and Mrs E Maybery home from their holiday. An en.oyabJo evening was spent The Russian defence authorities have made provision for the con* otruction of 326 aeroplanea and 10 '.air dreadnoughts" Thoy are all to be completed by the autumn At the present time there are diiigibles and 360 aeroplanes intlie army. The War Office has ordered 1000 aero planes which are to be deli reed by 1916.
INTERESTING APPLE EXPERIMENT. THE USE OF LIGATURES. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
INTKRKSTING APPLE EXPERI MENT. THK USE OF LIGATURES. A most interesting experiment i« reported from Tasmania in regard to apple-growing. Some trees of the Al friston variety appeared to be bent on producing wood instead of fruit. Ligatures were applied to the trunks of five trees on January 14. The ef fect was remarkable. The apples on the trees be-ran to change colour flt once, ijRtii b\ the end of February they wore nearly all ysllox, an.i in splendid condition for export. The, ligatures consisted of stout wirps. tightly hound round. As soon as the fruit, was gathered this was removed, and then the trees made nearly a foot, of wood before the leave* fell in the autumn. Another change no ticeable was that the- frwfting bran ches made better development. Bunions.-Paint them every second day with iodine till the soreness dis appears. 1923*
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
PttMla Notice*. . R & Sons Post Office Stores . NATIMUK The Place for Good Values ©.©#©©©( '1 w .© $e§« ®@9®©f ER GOODS*^" 1 Liocoo CCCCO GOO© COOOOOGOOOO® Wow in, and in all the latest Fashions All that is new in Ladies' and Gents' Coats, Suits Umbrellas, Rugs, Shirts, Neckwear, Snug Underwear Pyjamas, ®tc Also Groceries, Crockery, Ironmongery, etc Dairy Produce Bought. F. B, iLS «E & SONS. R ji Post Office Stores NATIMUK. IATIMUK ?Vs TO?, w BAKERY v r*\;j I'.flfc} 5u/> JIM ¥ "Wishes t6 make known tliat lie has pureiased the b ove business, and that having secured the services of a first-class baser he is supplying only the best Bread, etc. Dances, Weddings, Pipnics, Socials Football Matches, &c.. \ - . . * . r.v-. Catered for reasonably. Splendid Assortment of- j/ollies, on hand; also Fruits in Season. Small Goods a S$ecfcdt$'A \ e. :el to:r/y". iF'ELQDP^x-Esa ".o \ * \ i Ploughs and Drills ffifiw So Promptly that the 1 minimum oi -'VX' .&lt;k de...
Gor[?]ke News. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
Goroke News. (From our Correspondent) The Rev Parker preached hi« farewell sermon in the MethodiBt . Church on Sunday evening last. He left on Wednesday by the evening train, and will take up his duties later at Jeparit. The members of the Church have been busy this week getting the parsonage into or*, der for the incoming minister Mr W C Tullj was nnfortnnate in losing two valuable ponies last week. They had been feeding next to a paddock that was being drilled with wheat, and some of the butts of the bags had been left, close to the fence They managed to get one of them and the rosult was fatal A meeting of the Women's National League was held on Saturday last in local iiall The Geo Melrose Company played I to a fair attendance on Saturday night, and judging by the shouts of laughter those present seemed to I have enjoyed themselves j A meeting of the Hospital oom t mirtee was held this week to Siscuss I adding further improvements tu the | building The recreation reserve ha» been...
Cricket Votes [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
Cricket Votes The Mitre Lake team met the Nat imnk team oil on the local ground last Saturday- The game resulted in a win for the home team by 9 wickets and 26 runs. The scores were as follows:-Nati muk, 1st innings, 64 (Rowley 20, G Grolis 17, C Bray 10) ; second innings ono wicket for 64 (Rowley, retired, 45,'C JBiry not out, 24, C Kiefel 11) Mitre Lake, first innings, 36 (J Bnt ler 30) ; second innings, 78 (G W Robinson 25, C Kay to 23, Jim Butler 18) For y&lt;itiron.k EO\Y ley. took 7 wickets, McLennan 4, Eckman 3. and Finck 3: For Mitre Lake Jas Dewar ook 4 , and E MeClnre 3 wickets. The fielding of tho visitors in catch ing, ground work, and throwing at the wicket was really excellent
Edenhope [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
Edenhope Daring the week there has been a nice fall of rain bar®, 97 points were registered Dr Jean Creag, of the Education ! Department has been examining the children in the Edenhopo State ochool. She said that she found that they were a very healthy lot of children Diphtheria has again broken ont here, Mies P Mnnn, of Mnndarra, being the sufferer
At Darragan Creek. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
At Darragan Creek. -e Farmera hare been very bnsy work ing np their fallow and getting their land ia good order. Well.worked fallow was suecrsssful last season, S and 10 bags to the acre being taken off, still some have sold oat and shifted to New South Wales. Mr William Creek and his brother who left a few weeks ago have reached their new home at Gerangline Station The harvest thanksgiving Sunday was celebrated at the Lower Norton Methodist Ob arch on March 22nd. The service was conducted by Rev. Lir Jennieon who delivered a very helpful and uplifting address to a congregation, which filled the church from dobf to door, and some were unable to find room iu the building. Tue sale of gifts was hold on Monday night, and was a great success. Fruit and vegetables sold wall, and water melons being scarce> sold up to two shillings each
VALUE OF RYE CORN. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
VALUE OF RYE CORN. . The value of rvc is most apparent after root crops have been a partial failure, and in such seasons a large area of it is sown. It relieves the strain of providing keep, and forms a connecting link be tween winter and spring feed. Tt is very wholesome and not relaxing to the bowels like rape greens. It en courages niilk in owes and makes a pleasant change for lambs, especially if they are allowed to run forward through creeps. It is also an excel lent preparation for roots, aird is grown as a catch crop between them and the previous corn crop. After it shoots into ear it ceases to be of value as sheep keep, hut may be cut and carried to horses. It may even be left for seeding as a corn crop. Rye straw comes in very useful for thatching, and many farmers make a practice of sowing a small area every year in rye for the sake of the straw.
THE DAIRY. HEAVY ROOT FEEDING. EFFECT ON THE MILK YIELD. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
THE DAIRY. + _ .. HEAVY ROOT FEEDING. ' EFFECT ON THE MILK YIELD. All experiment was recently tried by Messrs.- Lauder and Pagan at Edinburgh on the effects of feeding an extra quantity of roots to milk cows' with regard to the results on the milk yield. The quantity and quality ot the milk WCPC noted,".and incidently a test was made how (ir turnips would replace the expensive food commonly used for feeding. The turnip ration was as follows per. head daily Bean meal, 2tb; bran, 21b. ; turnips, 112Tb. ; hay, : 15tb. ; having an albuminoid ratio of 1 to 11. The concentrated ration was : Bean meal, 21b. ; bran, 21b. ; ' peas' meal, 41b. ; dried brewers' grains, 21b. ; turnips, 40lb. ; bay, 151b. hav ing a ratio of 1 to 7.6. Among the conclusions arrived at is that the richest/milk was not obtained from the ration with the largest amount of digestible fat ; that, indeed, more fat was found in the milk than was fed in the rations, and that therefore the digestible carbohydrates of the "f...
CHAPTER XVI. BEHIND THE FOG. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
CHAPTER XVI. BEHIND THE FOG. It was now but little mOre than! half-past ton o'clock, and within an I hour the weather had changed from ! fair to foul, and .cave promise of an , ugly (lav. Murky clouds sent down a | fine drizzle, and the still air was raw i and cutting. A grey mist was slowly | settling over the sea ; already the | horizon was limited to a narrow ra dius. | Tho launch and the jolly-boat : ploughed on aids by side until they reached the point, where separation 1 was obvious. Then Montejo leaned over the gunwale towards Captain Gore. "Yon had better give me the girl," i he said. "No ; T shall keep her under my 1 protection." Gore replied. "She will '. be safer and more comfortable on tho ' cruiser." i "But surely Lucille is the proper ' person.to look after her?" 1 "That's true," assented Gore, "and I intend that you shall transfer your sister to the cruiser at the first op* portunity. But not now. I want to get away from these waters as soon as possible." "All right,"...
Sound Advice. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
I-.-.. ' '.?* Sound Advice. ? 'The Muddleton footballers were re turning home after having defeated their opponents, and consequently several of them had a surfeit of spirits. As the train drew up at a small stat ion one of the party who.appear ed to bo more foolish even than the others, and who was sucking a Wo-for-a-pe»ny cigar, popped his head out of the carriage window and addressed an elderly man who was leading a donkey. ' " 0«' much'll yor take for the moke, guv'nor The answer staggered the youth1 and convulsed those within hearing" distance. "You've enough to do to keep yourself, lad, without buying an other, so draw in your head, and mind your ears against the sides o" the window." A keen-eyed but obviously poor ly-educated settlor in a colony in. its pioneer stage took his over grown son to a country school. "This 'ere boy's arler laming," ho said to the schoolmaster. " What's yer bill o' fare ?" "Our curriculum, sir," replied the schoolmaster, "embraces geography, plnsiol...
A Spring for Bird-cages. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
A Spring for Bird-cages. 1 Illustrated herewith is a cage spring f( r bird-cages which many, thoughtful owners of birds now fix oh tho cord suspending the, cage. It is ~ a coil "spring and connects tho top of the'cage with the cord. This is a most commendable prac tice, .and undoubtedly makes the life, of the bird brighter. livery time the little creature hops about on its perch the cage swings slightly up and down, and resembles the move ment of its natural house-the tree.
Channel Tunnel Cost. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
Channel Tunnel Cost. - -i "Trains could bo running through the Channel Tunnel by about Christ mas, 1920," 'said Mr. Arthur Fell in a lecture at the Royal Society of Arts. .Engineers now consider that tlic tunnels could be completed at a cost estimated at £16,000,000 to be raised over about six or eight years, one-halt" to be found by England, one-half by Frnnce. The £S,000,000 to be raised by England would probably bo in £4,000,000 of debentures and .'£..1,000,000 of shares". If the sonic fares which are now [ charged by the steamers were char i ged by' the tunnel company," ho ! added, ."the shares should pay very large dividends."
CHAPTER XV. DICK'S TEMPTATION. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 3 April 1914
CHAPTER XV. DTCK'S TEMPTATION. Dick had hoard all the foregoing conversation, and he realised what it meant. He knew that the pirate con templated another outrage, and ouo infinitely worse than the shooting of Luke Radford. "Must I stand by and see it ?" he said to himself. "They will take this woman by force to tho cruiser, and she is probably well-bred and a lady. > The captain is right ; she had much better bo dead than fall into such hands ! I can't play a passive part muc'iv longer. If I bad a pistol I should be strongly tempted to shoot that scoundrel, Jason Gore. And it 1 might be just as well for mo, ior I i am a doomed man, anyway. I can't i see a ray of hope in the future." At that moment there was a stir of! curiosity, aud Dick's comrades closed compactly in front of him, blocking his view across the deck. Me shifted his position and looked. The captain was at "the head of the companion way, supporting on one arm a young and most beautiful girl. Her slim figure showed ...