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POLITICAL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
POLITICAL. Ministers express tlieir belief that dMr. Hutchinson 's seat is tolerably _atc tor Borung. It has been arranged that Mir. Watt draws:- 1300, .Mr. Murray £11l00, and other Ministers £1000 each. Sir. George Turner has been appoint ed Chairman of the State savings Bank Commissioners.
DAIRYING. WHY WASH THE UDDER? [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
DAIRYING. WHY. WASH THE UDDER? There are many points in clean dairying which, if observed closely, would obviate milk contamination, and consequent complaints about in ferior cream and butter. Here are some points of advice: Washing the cow's udder is fre ouently necessary. Should the pad dock in which the cows have been accustomed to lie down during the n;ght be not clean-very few are clean enough--their the udders should be washed before milking. Col~'s for aging in unclean places, especially during drought, render washing their udders imperative. The cow-yard is usually muddy In somine degree during wet weather. As the cow walks to and from the bail she generally makes a beaten path. and when wet this track becomes a continuous manure track. The cow kicks up on to the udder pieces of this contaminated soil, and the udder Sis thus unclean when milking time begins. The milker', hands are often a fruitful source of milk contamination ,ut ing the .)peration of mi'king. The damp, dirt...
The Two Financiers. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
The Two Financiers. One day two London financiers who were partners, discovered that an oflice boy in their employ had been tampering with the petty cash. One of them was so much enraged that he desired to send for the police forthwith, but the othei' was a calm and just man. He took a more moder ate and human view' of the situation. "Nay, hay, plartnerl," ie said, let us always remember that we began in s' tsmall way ourselves:
THE VIXEN. (By Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., Melbourne.) (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XLIV. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
TIlE VIXEN. By LEWIN FITZHAMON. |By Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., Melbourne.) (All Rights Reserv:ed.) CHAPTER XLIV. Lady Pettigew stood in the witness box. .All trace of tears had gone; one might almost say, all trace of woman, too. It was the little vixen, Polly iemmings, who stood there, with rouged lhe-eks and blackened lashes. That mal cup had a significance; it was a ci ha.il gce to the world. Lady lettig;ew had fallen from her high es tate. As S?b!.etone had stripped all the air: and l,:" ttinces from off the Co,untess. aIi ant; saink lower and low er i:: m,isery ai:d t;umiliation until she touched thet- h;ttm. Then came re actilon Thifre was no longer any need of pret'nce. of airs, of graces, so Folly -leinm:ings cast them grimly asire. ard "a .,tned the fighting spirit of oid .loe 1 li?niings in their place. Therefore. was she made up to hide the rava ges of the night's strug gle, but she was ostentatiously made up as a chalenge to all her fine frie.ds who crowded bac...
INTEREST AWAKENED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
INTERESr AWAENED. Interest awakened everywhere in the marvellous cures of cuts, burns and wounds with Dr." Sheldon's Magnetic Liniment. 1/6 and 3/. Obtainable everywhere. John Dickson, one of the owners of Caroonboon Station, waS drowned in Billabong Creek. He was driving stock across the creek, when he was thrown into the water. Deceased was the partner of James - Dickson, in Caroonboon. He went to the district in 1861,,- when his rate father bought the property, and- remained at Caroon boon coitinuously foi 52 . ears .
ANXIOUS MOMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
ANXIOUS MOMENTS. One of the most anxious times of a mother'. life Is when her little ones have croup. There is no other medi cine so effective in this terrible malady as Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery. It can be safely given and depended up on. No mother should ever be with out a bottle in the house. 1/6 and 3/. Obtainable everywhere. Harry Fragson. music-hall per former, died worth £0S,000. Dr. Alf red Russel Wallace, O.., D.C,L,, F.R.S.. died in the same month worth E2.s00. Thus, says the '"Argus,": does the world appraise services.
UNTOLD AGONIES. CAUSED BY KIDNEY TROUBLES. "To Turn in Bed Caused Intense Agony." [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
UNTOLD AGONIES. CAUSED BY KWIDNEY TROUBLES, "To Turn in Bed Caused Intense Agony." 'It was a year ago that I was first troubled with kidney disease and backache, and since then I have suf fered untold agonies," ' writes Mrs. Florence Newman, 11 Elger-street, Glebe, New South Wales. " The pain seemed to be right in the small of the back and across the kidneys, and when I was compelled to stoop It seemed almost impossible for me to rise again. When I went to bed at night I was quite miserable, and found it very dif ficult to obtain any sleep at all, and to turn over in bed caused me in tense agony.' "I heard of Dr. Sheldon's Gin Pills, and decided at once to give them a trial. The result has been that all my pains have entirely left me, and I have now no indication of kidney disease in any way. I consider that I am perfectly cured." Dr. Sheldon's Gin Pills- are sold at 1/6 and 2'6. Obtainable everywhere. Mr. E. T?. Cole, of the Book Arcade,. reached his 82nd year on Monday. He has so ...
IMPORTANT TO LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
IMPORTANT TO LADIES. Mrs. D. M. Clifford, Superintendent j the "Natura" Health Co., Melbourne, regrets that she was unable to see her many callers. Those disappointed in not seeing MIrs. Clifford, and other ladies whose health is causing themn anxiety, are reminded that the "Na tura" Health Co. is able to treat pa tients equally as well through the post as personally, and that the Corm pany will be pleased to advise them from Melbourne regarding their health No charge whatever is made for such advice. On receipt of 2d postage a valuable Health Guide for women and girls will he sent free. Address Dept. BNI, "Natura." Health Co., 49 Eitla beth-street, Melbourne. During December the exports of butter from Victoria to oversea des tinations represented 7.637,Sil!b.. valued at £SS2,374,
NASTY CUTS AND BRUISES. MOTHER AND DAUGHTER FIND ZAM-BUK A REAL BOON. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
NASTY CUTS ANO BRUISES. MOTHER AND DA.UGHTER FiN ZA'M- BUl A REAL OO-N. Household accidents ,'t:ur d-ily. especially where there are child:'e. in such en:ergencies Zam-B:k is a real boon. For cuts, bruises. scrapes. burns and scalds. Za--u. is a I-r feet ever-ready healer. It is wonder fully cooling and soothing, and b- - lng powerfully antiseptic. : : lt-c guards the injury agains: th discs germs that cause uileratio: .:: i fl tering. WIhen Za:-uk is "s. smarting pain stops, i.i:nlnat:0n dies down, and the a halin. is both rapid and perfect. Mrs. Yette Green. Fl ourkp-s: ret. East Sydney, says:-"I h;-- fr'i:at:. ly had occasion to use Zam-Bk : cases of accident. anld it has provd real boon to us. "" One day my little girl Ad" got her hand badly crushed i: thle :nach.i:e. ne of the ingers being sýo badly i jured that the na!il came off. The hat::nd was very in._ameld, btt , ....- :::- , soothed the bruised p Ices, Q-'ck-y healed the finger. and eaus:a-e a 'eftw nail to start growing...
ONE OF GIPPSLAND'S OLDEST PIONEERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
ONE OF GIPPSLAND'S OLDEST PIONEERS. VW e regret that '. e .::.- u:::,q : . :>. g:"ve frorn e "' i:-th-.:: " -tn: :s" .fprivate t if *.i :i- i o e ade Ciontemportary says th sf -ver ts "nlerd of r. ::arbs ',lvht'-- that p.ae ,- amh .~ra ivati '.n made re-.. ar. . s:-. it r:ptsh:. fit;.h n' s end up- That :-he :air:nan stood in the unq. e -husen were oth;er peo-eryhing shea Messrs. J--. Dun'ps. IJ. eis rk of. ..posed BIy ith he aa: recei : e logi i aersiisnc froli m men ia e . .'.!».*' ,-?. R I.wD-uga!! and Lambourn j T;:-- i- ?-si n:;vainr been drunk. with seehusen ::rs-. ,t to Se, ,. a.o .'.a;- cor:;-; rably afic~ied. thanked .ten"! :-.·r :h- r::ncl iay in uhich they j ±5,aors as a pio-a ree-r ' ^~ :-oar`. Aftter landing in Meib'3-rr.-i o)'-cirsid as-ork writh little j anlr. '*ar... H a 'v s, 3.urnueha' s-atis- * few,~~ u .--r big tr- 'our aeefks oe *.'r;i-) D.?rs--:a?-t b ims mates to go i s" .:L a s r.:e: - - :- -iell). to II o- ': :hat . ,v.id' vr id to be ploati- k that theh ...
IRON FOR FOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
IRON FOR FOWLS,. Iron is present in the fowl's body; part of this Iron is in an organised rorm in the red corpuscles or the blood. The total amount of iron is small, but nevertheless, it is or great importance, and a deficiency re suits in anaemia. Une trequently finds that eggs laid by insumclently red towis have pale yolkas. Inie coloring of the yolK is uue to pigments, and, possibly, to the 'pnospnoiipine termed lecitlln. Iron, in an orginlsed torm, is iouua in the ash ot tne egg. Vegetable foods, es pecially clover and lucerne, are rich in minerals, and tneir use results in richly-colored yolks. Anaemic 1owls may be easily treated by administer ing to each five drops of perchloride of iron in a teaspoon of well-sweeten ed milk. This is a very cheap tonic, and is better in many ways-than the ordinary sulphate of iron (copperas).
FATTENING POULTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
FATTENING POULTRY. The best and, at the same time, most economical method of fattening all kinds or poultry is to keep them in connuement for a short time before tney are required for table. A good deal or judgment, however, has to be exercised in deciding the length of time this confinement is to last, for it overdone, even in the slightest de gree, the birds rapidly lose flesh and go back in condition. Strange as it may seem, once this begins, no amount or feeding will restore either their weight or condition till after they have regained their liberty again. Fior tnis reason the poultry must be confined for too long a period before they are required.
FOR THE FARMER. HOUSING POULTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
FOR THE FARMIER. HOUSING POULTRY. If all poultry houses of the closed in type nab an end or one side of 'them mnocaed out, disease would dim inuisu by one-halt, and the pronts from the birds compelled to roost In them Would, pronauly, be doubled. It is lipossilie to con give anything more i~nsanitary and co( ducivo to uisease than the ordinary type of towlllouse one sees in the country. It is cramp ed, dark and without any ventilation, except the many draughty cracks. It is little wonder that going from the loetid atmosphere into orten an un sheltered yard the birds contract colas, and soon become a prey to dis ease. It were far better to let the hens roost in trees. The sleeping quarters of fowls should be merely f.raught-proof shelters from extremes of weather and, it winter eggs be de sired, they should have dry scratch ing quarters for bad weather. Always have your poultry houses open to the north.
NEWLY-ENGAGED GIRLS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
NEWLY-ENGAGED GIRLS. Why is it that a newly-engaged girl is a thorn in the flesh to all her dis engaged sister women? To begin with-observes a lady correspondent (who is not newly-en gaged)--she is odiously sorry for you because you don't happen to be a betrothed person also. You may have heaps of chances, may know that you are really and truly quite nice, but the most ordinary girl who ever seiz ed upon her first proposal will patron ise you until you feel almost ready to accept anyone. When she isn't irritating you, the newly-engaged girl is rather funny over the ring more especially. This sacred object for a few weeks appar ently occupies the place of sun, moon, stars and all light. If it can be said to flash, it does on every conceivable occasion. And then, in other ways, she is so hopelessly selfish. But perhaps the personal vanity of the engaged girl enrages her femin ine acquaintances more than any of ber numerous failings. To have to stand by and behold an insignificant, per...
GRIT A NECESSITY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
GRIT A NECESSITY. A lack of this causes a slow supply of eggs, and if fowls -have not the materials for digesting their food, it is impossible for them to get on, for the proper nutriment must be extract ed from the food for the production of eggs. Oyster shell grit for lime, as well as sea shell or pebbly beach grit, is best for the purpose, as it is very hard and sharp, and a small quantity goes a long way. It should be kept in a trough in the run for the fowls to help themselves to.
DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHICK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHICK. Present-day poultry science gives these facts in the development ot the chick: Twelve hours after incubation has begun the lineaments of the head and body are discovered. Close observa .,a iala ltunti toe heart to beat y the close of the day. At the end of AS hours two vesicles of blood are distinguished, pulsations of which are visible. At the fiftieth hour an auricle of the heart appears. At the end of 70 hours undistinguished wings, and on the head two bubbles for the brain, one for the bill, and two oth ers for the fore-part and the hinder part of the head. The liver appears towards the fifth day. At the end of 131 hours the first voluntary motion is observed. Seven hours later the lungs and stomach become visible, and the intestines, the loins, and the upper jaw are seen at the end of 142 hours. The seventh day the brain, which is slimy, begins to have some consistence. At the 190th hour of incubation the bill opens, and the flesh appears on the breast...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 9 January 1914
SALE ANNUAL SWIMMING MATCHES. SWING BRIDGE, SALE. THUlRDAY, JANUA-RY 2,, 1914. PROGRAIMM1E: To Start at One O'clock. Girls Under 14 Years, 30 yards.-Price trophy. Entry free. Girls, 16 Years and Under, 40 yards.-! Prize trophy. Entry free. - Boys Under 10 Years, 40 yards.-lst 10/, 2nd 5/. Entry 6d. Boys Under 12 Years, 60 yards.--15t 15/, 2nd 5/. Entry 6d. A.N.A. Race.:for Boys Under. 14 Years, 100 yards.--it £1/1/. (donated by Sale Branch A.N.A.), 2nd 10/, En Kiimasni Park Handicap,- for Boys Under 16 Years (handicap).-let 30/, 2nd 10/, 3rd 5/. 160 yards. En try if. Boys :Under 16 Years (handicap), 160 yards--st 30/, 2nd 10/, 3rd 5/. En Maiden Race, 100 yards. Open to those who have never won a -rst prize, not including boys' races.--st .1, 2nd 10/. Entry 1/. Open Handicap, 100 yards.-1st £2/11/. 2nd £1, 3rd-10. Entry 2/. Grand Handicap, 220 yards.-l? t £5, .nd £2, 3rd £1. Entry 3/. Swimming in Clothes (handlcap), SO yards.--st £1. 2nd 10/. Entry 1/. All competitors must wear boota...