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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
R. NORTHEY Painter, l*a peril singer. House Decorator, &lt;* miner, audi SignovrUer. DtJNCAN STREET, MURTOA, "OETURNS Thanks for the liberal patronage bestowed upon him since he commenced business in Mur toa district, and assures his patrons that he will continue as in the past to devote his best efforts to the proper performance of all work entrusted to his care, for which the most reasonable charges will be made, A staff of competent men work under his direct supervision, and the best results can be relied upon with the greatest promptitude. ESTIMATES GIVEN FOR ALL KINDS OF WORK. Picture Framing is now made a speciality with the latest machine. Call and see the beautiful designs. W»B1 Papers.—A splendid as sortment of the latest artistic pat terns just to hand will be found worthy of in spection. All prices. LEAD, OILS, and PAINTS SOLD AT LOWEST PRICES. GLAZING of every description done. A good supply of Window Glass of all kinds. Country Orders will receive my special att...
SMART REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
SMART REPLY. The captain oV a ' certaia' ..troop ship conveying a cavalry regiment, to tho Cape was noted for ' his wit, and at every opportunity that offered he loosed ' his shafts of humour, to the chagrin and embar rassment of . their targets. Sooner or later the dtinger gets stung, however, and. this chronic pun-ar tist wii's. no exception to-the iiMil'e; On one occasiofff -wtieh- about-' two days out from port, he vapl^Fba oil ed.- a ■ group of . soldiers who were swabbing the. forward deck, and, singling out a big, raw-boned Irish recruit, who Was experiencing " his .first taste of sailor'.s life,, hc-gra-. vely asked:— "Can you steer the mainmast, down the forecastle stairs?':' • Quick as a flash came. the reply : "Yes, sirr, I enn, if you will stand below and coil it up."
MAN AND HIS FUN. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
MAN AND HIS FUN. ? Man that is horn of woman is of feu; days, and inordinately fond of Fun. In the beginning, when his tutn lot is full of inilk, mid his soul of content, ho lies upon his back and kicks his heels in the air ; he says "Ga-ga" and "Goo-go," and that is Fun. Being grown older, he climbs a tree and falls out thereof ; he goes in swimming, and is well-nigh drown ed ; ho absents himself from school, at the 'expense of his cuticle, and that is Fun. Tie grows in size, but not in wis dom, for now is he in college, lie goes forth by night and steals the signs of poor tradesmen; he marches | in a procession .-of fools, and burns ' his bools« ; lie gets drunk overnight, | and reaps headaches in the morn ing, and that is Fun. He conceives a desire for tho company of young women ; he ,fol , lows one j;irl nbout, and wears j hor hair ; she carries his scull) in ! hor belt, and she rests under the : shadow of his ears, and that is I Fun. , In the end she throws him over, and the su...
PTOLEMAIC POTTERY IN MAZE OF LOST PASSAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
PTOLEMAIC POTTERY IN MA'/E OF LOST PASSAGES. Workmen rliyyitit^ ft well iu tlio gardens of Bus-el.Tin I'aluce, the magnificent summer residence--of the Khedive, have discovered what ap pears to l>e a maze of uncient Roman subterranean passngss. A quantity of very interesting Ptolemaic and ancient Itomati pot tcry, .such as oil lamps, plates, and i other household utensils, has been | brought to light., also jars in which I hones of \miiig .children are placed. Inscriptions on tablets, coins, ,we : ilallions, and statues have ..also .been j found. j So small Mas a model of the liner ! Medina, shown at the ".Model Engi : neer" Exhibition at the lioyal Ilor ' ticultural-hall, London, that human I hair had been employed for,some i of the ropes to keep them to a j proportionate size. | A New Zealand farmer has secured three tons of honey from thirtjr five colonies of hybrid bees. Of blind people eleven are men to every uine women. 1911.
HEADACHE-AIR MEASURED. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
HEADACHE-AIR iClBA&t'ITEI?. An apparatus ' in vented -by: 'ProfeS-/ sor Leonard Hill w'as shown at'U16 mooting of the British Association from the readings of which tho.stute of the air in a room could be easily determined. >( -.> From the readings of these curious thermometers, Professor Hill.proved that the stullinesn of a room does, not give us colds or headaches be-., cause the air .is- bad or used up.. What is really fatal is that its. stillness and warmth combined pre-" vent tho body from losing heat as it should in the natural way.
THE FARM AND DAIRY. REARING CALVES OF TUBERCULOUS COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
THE FARM AND DAIRY. REARING CALVES OF TUBERCU . LOUS COWS. ;> This is a subject which is of parti cular importance to our dairy farm er?, more particularly in view of the fact that pasteurisation of the skim milk is rapidly coming into vogu;\ A series of experiments have been carried out recentlj by tl^'itoytil Ag ricultural Society of Kn^jhnd to de monstrate the possibility' of rearing calves free from the disease, in spite of their having been horn of. cows that react to the tuberculin test. At the present time there are on the farm at Woburn thirteen yearlings and two calves born this year, and a healthier lot no one could wish to sec, in spite of the fact that their dams reacted to the test shortly be fore parturition. AH that has been done is to separate the calves from the cows immediately ;iftor birth, "and remove them to a farm a mile away, where they have be-'ti reared under circumstances that prevent direct or indirect contact with the tuberculous cattle. All the milk u...
CARE FOR THE MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
CARE FOR THE MILK. The following statement, made by Professor 0. F. Hunaikcr before the farmers attending . the short courses at Purdue, sums up in a few wordfi tho situation relative to the care of milk, and cream on the farm : j "Cleanliness and low temperature are the fundamental essentials in the proper care and handling of milk and cream, regardless of what disposition may be made of the product. The purpose of these essentials is to pre vent or retard bacterial fermenta tions which shorten the life and im pair the keeping quality and whole someness of mil'i and its products. ! When the dairyman disregards these essentials he becomes a menace to the health and life of the consumer j and a demoralising factor of the markets of dairy products, curtailing the financial success of his own busi- ! ness. With due attention to the pr.i per care of milk and cream he be- j conies a benefactor to tho human '■ family, a promoter of high quality of , dairy products, and a guardian of the j...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
CALL & INSPECT Our Headware. "A Hal for every Head" It really doesn't matter whether its the furry felt, the hard boxer, or the silk topper, the soothing straw or the comfortable cap — WE HAVE THEM ALL, in a variety of colors, sizes and shapes, that is pleasing, and a range of prices more pleasing still. Come in and see " the newest of. the new in Headweai L" Commonwealth Jigik&anft of Hustvalta HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY Xlili Bank Is op.n for nil classes of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS at EQUITABLE BUILDING, COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE Alto at Sydney, Canberra, Newcastle, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart. Brisbane, Rockhampton, Townsville and London. Cable remittances made to, and drafte drawn on foreign places direct. Foreien biiU negotiated und collected. Letters of credit issued to any part of the world. Hills negotiated or forwarded for collection. Banking and Exchange Uiuinejs of every description transacted within the Common wealth, United Kingdom and abroad Current account* opened...
Can We Suspend Life at Will. RUSSIAN SCIENTIST'S REMARKABLE CLAIM THAT HE HAS DISCOVERED A SUBSTANCE WHICH WILL ENABLE ANIMALS, INCLUDING MAN TO HIBERNATE LIKE BEARS FOR INDEFINITE PERIODS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
.Can We. Suspend Life at Will. . + -RUSSIAN SCIENTIST'S KEJLVHK . ABLE CLAIM THAT HE IIAS ; DISCOVERED A SUBSTANCE WHICH WILL ENABLE . ANI MALS, INCLUDING MAN TO HIBERNATE LIKE BEARS 1&lt;"0R INDEFINITE J'ERIODS. Some astonishment was recently ] • expressed at the announcement that Professor V. ItahmotielT, of the Uni i versity of Moscow, Russia, had in vented a compound which w'ould produce suspended animation in men. and animals. : .-I'rofessor lJahmetieffs collabora tor in this discovery, I'rofessor >■- ".Maxim Keussner, has made Hie fol lowing- detailed explanation of their discovery. • Ordinary sleep means a restoration . of our energies, and suspended ani mation will produce tlie same effect in a higher degree. j iThe-manner in which \vc came to I mak'c.'our discovery was very inter esting. While Observing tho feeding habits of the'bears in Siberia, II was toltl by a Siberian hunter' ■ that there was a colony of Bu rials, or Siberian wild natives, in the.noi'llium- ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
M URTOA. fLIYTL GENTLE Persu 'We don't want to get you into our Store for what we can get out of you. It's for what you can get out of us. Try and let us persuade you just to favor us with one order—send us a List of what you want, and see how well we can supply it for you. We are the live firm of this District, and it pays to deal from live firms—your money goes farther. Special Notice for Gents. If you want something smart in Latest Neok-Wear, Clothing, Hats, Boots, etc., oome along and inspect the ^extensive range of NEW SUMMER GOODS Jusf Opened at the Federal Stores. Important to Ladies. Our Millinery and General Soft Goods House is now replete with the most Stylishly Trimmed MILLINERY, to any price. Don't Forget the KABO CORSET, always in stock. CHRIS. GULBIN, PHONE 15.
LADY FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
1ADY FARMERS. Sedgewick, a community m that district of the Western Canadian prairies, known as Central Alberta, is six thousand' miles distant from Great Britain, but it is the location of a colony of settlers from the Old Country who were attracted to the ready-made farms prepared here by-, tiie Canadian Pacific Railway. ■ Most of the farmers under this scheme are married men, but on one of the farms on this colony are two bachelor girls (they are too young to be referred to as spinsters). To this farm Mr. H. A. Kennedy, a ■'well known writer, recently paid a visit. "Two young ladies," lie says, "are working in partnership. They ti.nd no difficulty in tho arrangement, though the average farmer out there -assurrs you that partnerships arc unwork able in such a business. Each mem ber is responsible for her own depart ment, but is always ready to help the other. 'Miss Wittrick looks after the dairy and the house,' said her partner, Miss Jack May, "arid she is a beautiful butter maker...
WATT MINISTRY PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
WATT MINISTRY PRO GRAMME. The country districts are well repre sented in the new Watt Ministry, and the programme, as outlined in Mr. Watt's speech at Essendon, is essenti ally a country programme. A sus tained programme policy of railway extension, and increased activity in dealing with immigration, are its princi pal features. These are questions in which the progress of the State is in timately bound up, and a Ministry which will give earnest attention to them will merit the support of all sec tions of the Liberal Party. There are still great areas of the country districts which are only partially developed, and which must remain so until they are linked up with the railway system. Land 20 or 30 miles from a railway station, and without good roads, cannot" be turned to its best use. There is scarcely a country electorate' in the State which does not afford shocking, examples of these conditions. A wise* and sustained system of railway ex tension would increase the productive capa...
BORUNG ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
BORUNG ELECTION. Election matters were very quiet yesterday at Murtoa, the partisans of of each candidate indulging in good natured banter only. Up to 12 o'clock exactly 100 had recorded their votes at Murtoa, when Mr. W. L. Lamb acted us debuty returning-offioer and Mr. H. Cram poll-clerk. Later in the day electors turned up in pace, and at 7.30, the poll was announce as Hutchinson 232 M'Rae 132 Wires came along afterwards from head quarters at Warracknabeal giving the following results :— ' Warracknabeal 564 408 Sheep Hills 73 69 Kellalac 16 32 Boolite 72 25 Cannum E. 27 13 Rosebery 24 13 Galaquil E. 32 0 Nullan 34 43 Birchip 195 142 Curyo W. 19 r 28 Curyo 21 17 Watch upga 23 34 Donald W. 26 30 Watchem 120 12 Morton Plains 12 32 Willonabrina ' 110 111 Laen N. 43 6 Laen E. 42 . 13 Kewell E '2 3 Minyip 189 156 Laen 43 6 Coromby 40 11 Rupanyup 149 42 Lallat S. 25 2 Murtoa 232 132 Dunrnunkle 11 1 With only three small returns to come in, the latest totals show :— utchinson - 2716 M'Ra...
SHOULD MEN AND WOMEN BATHE TOGETHER? LORD MAYORS ON MIXED. BATHING. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
SHOULD MEN AND WOMEN . BATHE TOOETHER? ! LORD MAYORS ON MIXED. ! BATHING. With the summer at its height the metropolitan newspapers are, as usual, discussing very fiercely the question of I mixed bathing. Views on both sides are expressed by scores of corres pondents, and " Everylady's Journal" has heen to the trouble of .collecting the ideas of such notable people as the Lord Mayors of Sydney and Melbourne. Archbishop Mannix and Canon Hughes, the Commissioner of Police, and a lady doctor, the American, French, and German consuls and Mr. " Snowy" Baker, the famous surf champion, The views of these varied folk, it may be added, are illustrated with a number of magnificent camera views that seem also to ofier arguments on both sides of the vexed question: " Should Mixed Bathing Be Encourged ?" The majoritory of people asked replied in favour of mixed bathing—within reason able limits. The Lord Mayor of Mel bourne thinks that "the sea is quite big enough for both men and women to swim ...
STRAY ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
! STRAY ITEMS. • - ■'I'hB ■ Hiiuitangi, a steamer of 800 ..tons, touched the rock 011 the north j aide of Chatham Island (off N.Z.) on Saturday, and the propellor stripped. "A _ wireless message has now been re- ' ceived that the vessel has been towed safely into Whangeroi harbour. I During the period from December 16 to Saturday, 1,114,149 bags of ■wheat were despatched by rail, as oom partd with 315,735 bags during the corresponding period of last season, .or an increase of 79S,414 bags. The R.M.S. Malwa sailed trom Fremantlo with two boxes of bar gold, -valued at £10,015, for Colombo; four ■boxes of bar gold, rained at £20.035. for Bombay; and 20 boxes of sover eigns for London, valued at £100,000. From reports from all parts of the Dominion, it is anticipated that the grain cropa will be quite up to the average. In several districts the prospects are for a bountiful harvest. Mr. Ciifton, director of experimen tal farms, will represent the New Zealand Government at the Panama Exh...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 16 January 1914
"Funeral Notice. MULLER.—The friends of the late Mrs. Muller, relict of the lato Joseph F. A. Muller, formerly of thu Victoria Hotel, Murtoa, are respectfully informed thai her funeral will leave Pastor Hiller's Lu thern Church, Murtoa, at, 2 .o'clock this "(Friday) afternoon. VV. CROUCH, Undertaker.
Why to Shun Banisters. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 23 January 1914
Why to Shun Banisters/ If wc expert to avoid coming in ' contact with oil sorts of dreaded disease gez'ms, we should avoid catching hold of the stuir JKanis tors on; the stairway where people of every ivalk of life are passing hourly.* W'q naturally sljde ,our hand ; lip or down "the banister as ' a means of support or .protection, but by so doing .we are placing oursel ves "in much'greater, danger. V , Caretakers of all public , b.uild ings should, be compelled to keep~~ : " t he stair banisters as clean as'pos sible. A carbolic wash or other antiseptic should be used. In si.in.inl buildings the stairways should be made in such a manner"' as t«if avoid tin- banister. Iron railings or banisters are more ] sanitary than wooden ones, and j easier to kwp dean. Brass ones. j arc worse than wood. I Lifts tunc killed a few people, but i at, the same time they have saved the lives of thousands in permitting1 people to go up and down m great structures without being al most compelled to run...
Snake Fascinated by Cat. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 23 January 1914
Snake Fascinated by Cat. r It is stilled that the cat has hyp notic power over snakes. A gen tleman who hail lived fortv-six yours in Imlia writes that Ms •'!r" '• " been twice saved by his cat. On oue occasion he wailied 10 me Ac ranila and actually trod on a*cob ra that was sitting up ready to strike. He expected every minute to feel the deadly fangs, and wondered why it delayed, when, looking round, he noticed his cat crouching and gazing at the reptile with mes meric elt'ect, for it seemed jjniable to move, and while in this condition lie killed it. Another time, when sleeping on an open cot in the ve randa, he woke to find on one side of the bed a huge cobra with head erect, ready, to strike, on the . other the glistening green eyes'of his cat. The snake remained quite still, so he ran into the room to fetch • a gun, and, coming back, poked the reptile's head with the barrel, but it did not take tho slightest notice, and seemed like a * stuffed and lifeless creature.' He then p...
Love on Board Ship. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 23 January 1914
Love on Board Ship. i An incident uhicli occurrod on board a P. and O. steamer on her way out from England ]g interest ing. j fA young lady travelling first- . class was going to India to get married to her fiance, but oti board v?hip she developed a strong " aftec- - tioii for a fellow-passenger. They bccamo- engaged beforo Aden was reached. ' yheu the ship arrived at port the 3-0111%\lady despatched a' letter to her protective husband ■ in India, iutimating'Xs.o fact of her engagement to a gentlemaTr-^'-xfj had met on board, and stating thatS*>0 had lost her heart to him and must' break off tho engagement. A day or two out from Aden, however, "a change , came over mat ters. The young, lady, for . some reason or other, repented of the love match, but found herself in a quan dary, for the boat 'was not due at her destination in India until Mon day or Tuesday. On the other hand, the lotter containing tho fate ful information would reach the fiance on Sunday ! The only way out of i...