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QUITE A DIFFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
QUITE A DIFFERENCE. "What, Massa Bones," asked silly Sambo, "am &lt;ia difference between ail ol' maid an' a married woman ?" '"What am de difference between an ol' maid an' a. married woman.?" re peated Massa Bones in the approved negroid fashion. v There was a pause. Then : "I dono give it up," saicl Massa Bones. "•Why," exclaimed Sambo", "de ol' maid am lookin' for a husbm' efocry day, an' de married woman am loov in' for him cbcry ntght. !"
BOTH "LOVELY" AND LIVELY. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
BOTH " LOVELY " AND LIVELY. The young lady hart been educated at college. She was g'iving an onler to the gro cer. "And I require some cheese," she said. "Yes, miss," replied the grocer, smiling amiably. "I have some lovely cheese !" *' You should not say ' lovely cheese !' " said the customer severely. •"But why not, miss? It is lovely cheese ! '* "Because"—she tried to combine maidenly modesty with an air of learning—'"because ' lovely ' should only be used to quality something that is alive." The grocer's smile'broadened as he glanced at the gorgonzola. "Well, then, mies," he said, " I'll stick to 'lovely ! ' "
Household Hints. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
.Household Hints. ? Lemonade.—Pare the rind of a largo lemon or orange, very thin, squeeze till the juice out, remove pips, add one ounce sugar, pour over this ono quart of boiling water; let stand un til cold, strain and serve. Apple Parley Water.—Slice a large apple, add the juicc of a lemon, then zcok until roil*-, and rub through sieve. ad»l lo a quart of barley wa'cr. Oafmrril Water.—Gno tablcspoonful oatmeal, mi.-; v.ilh a quart milk and water, :;!;r I'niil it l:-oils, simmer for quarter of an hour, and strain, sweeten if desired. Barley Water.—To two ounces,pearl barley add 2 |f:i"fccn - ijiurar, a thin lemon rind, pour over this one pint boiling water.. Egg Drill'-:.—B: at a fresh egg with one teaspoon :;'.i;.ar, boil one tca-.up sweet milk, an 1 pour on the egg, stirring the whole time; should be taken hot. Salt in Medical Use.—Salt occupies a prominent place among borne reme dies for common ailments. Dissolved in water and used as a gargle it will cure an ordinary sore thr...
SENTRY SURPRISED. INCIDENT CAUSES ALARM. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
SENTRY SURPRISED. INCIDENT CAUSES ALARM. LAIN DON. Smi.hiv. Wink' a gentry ;ii l urra^h camp, near Kddare. Ireland, wnu wa.s armed Wii'u a rifle and bayonet !uit no ammu nition was on duty ai the magazine. ho .sur a man approach. The sentry challenged him. Inn a second mail jumped upon tho sentry's back. disarmed ami ^aged him. ami loft him lviiiji: in tho vain. Tho sontvy draped himself 1.0 a tiro alarm, which ho struck with his head, and the bri gade turned out and discoveiocl nun. The magazine was nor entered, but | the incident is regarded as a torious and d sturbing demonstration of tho iu- I elfecViVviict? w thy ewatry evstvrn.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
CLEANLINESS IS NEXT TO GODLI NESS. A clcan body induces a clean mind. A clean body is attained by tho uso of water and a goud t,o;ip. ' Tlio only question is: "What soap?" llexona Soap is tho best soap. Its nnuiufaoLiiro is tho most modern and tlio most scientific. It .combines tho qualities of tho Lc-st germ-destroying powers with tho most dainty odor and appearance. llexona Skin and Facial Soap is tho only medicated soap which is pleasing as a general toilot soap. A daily bath with water and llexona Soap makes tho user clcan. Ho is not only free from dirt, but free from diseaso germs. His clean and healthy skin ensures a healthy body. Cleanliness of mind should follow. So uso llexona Soap in your daily bath. Bo clean and kc.cp clean. llexona Soap: King of all Soaps. Ono Shilling per Tablet. Obtainable i at H. P. Bennett, Chemist, Terau^. Mr. Ellis, postmus.tor at Oolao, lias been transferred to Hamilton. GRIPES IN HOllSES. "Somo time ago our horse was down with a bad attack of Gri...
THE WOLVERHAMPTON MURDER POLICE SEEK CLUE. LONDON Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
THE WOLVERHAMPTON MURDER — ■> POLICE SEEK CLUE. LONDON" Siimh.v I Arrangements have been made by the I police to examine the disused pit near Wolverhampton, iu which the body of Thomas Kent Reeks, of Sydney, was found with bullet wounds in his head. The police hope to iind .Reek-'s hat and tlic revolver with which the shots were lired hy hu murderer. They are erecting an eloctrie hoist to enable a man with a powerful search light to de.-cend Si) K-et to the level of till.- water in tht. pit. and they will &lt;ub se&lt;|Uently iinploy dra^.-- to search the j bottom.
WILL THIS PLAN MAKE ALL SCHOOLBOYS EDISONS? [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
tmi THIS PLAN MAKE ALL SCHOOLBOYS EDISONS ? To ascertain the effect of electri city upon the development of sh„oln children a series of interesting ex periments has just been concluded in the schools of Stockholm. The? walls and ceilings of a schoolroom were lined with a coil of wires through which a high frequency current was passed. The children in the room were thus in the position of an dron core in the centre of a magnetising coil. Fifty children were kept in this room, while fifty others of the same average ago, size, and mental development were kept in an adjoining room, without electrical treatment. At the end of six months the chil dren under electrical treatment show ed an average gro'.vth of 2in., while those without eioctricity grew only ljin. The electrical children show ed an uncrease in weight and other forms of development in proportion to their height. The eiectriiiod chil dren also showed an average profi ciency in their studies of 92 per cent., and liftecn of them...
A CANADIAN ICE-JAM. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
A CANADIAN ICE-JAM. The following description is sent by a reader at Athabasca Landing : The day that the ice started to move there was a jam just above llio Landing, snd as the mail for Pcaee River starts from the opposite btn'.c, the postmaster dug around and found a fellow willing to take it across in a boat through the clear water below the jam. Everybody in to'.vn turned out to see him venture across, though none offered to go v.ith him. Wc were at work on boat No. 1 at tiire, nud I v.atched him from ' o/ul top-gallant stunsail boom, i. vr.s "caulking" at the time. ;...l !;- bad to cross about 200 feet ro!!-. 11 i.c, drag his punt along : ii hi-a, and then launch into the . ;• ar ;• :»tcr, ro*.v across, «nd go over i-v.th ice on the other side. He a bull v.ay across the clear part i: :i ivj v. hole river seemed to stand v'. ivo, l.oat and everything ; in .,c,:;b; (he jam broke. Strange o :;; Uu boatman did not notice ' ci h-r:ir i(., as the ice against the it', v. a"» "gitindin...
The Terang Express AND BAMPDEN AND MORTLAKE ADVERTISES. PUBLISHED TUESDAY & FRIDAY, Subscription:—£1 Year, 5/ Quarter. Our Motto: "Advancement." TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
AND BAMPDEN AND lfORTLAKE j ADVERTISES. ' PUBLISHED TUESDAY & FRIDAY, j Subscription:—£1 Year, 5/ Quarter. I Our Motto: "Advancement." I TUESDAY, FEB 111*AHi 3.. 1911. Ti 10 annual Schools' Excursion to Port Fairy will bo held on Thursday next, am! t!\l'I'c is every indication that the number oi iexeur>:on:sis VviUbe :i_.>3* c;ud. Five trains will leave 'lerang, at the following hour's: i.IO a.m.. / .iU a.m.. S.lo a.m.. S.15 a.m.. and U.lo a.m. The trains will leave Port Fairy n the evening at O.^iO p.m.. G p.m.. 0.3u p.m.. 7 p.m.. and / .iiU p.m. 'lo uiorrow evening tile secretary will at tend sit the Tcrang .Mechanics' insti tute ior tiie sale of tickets lrom halt pa>t 7 to 9 o'clock. Hot water ami milk Wili he provided live at Port 1'airy. Di-ags Will run between the two beaches and the Casino, motor boats and~sailing huat.-j will make the usual trips round til'.: bay. Tiie "J erang Bras* Band will aecuinpany the excursion. llio iir.st train will" run express to ...
GRIGKET. THE KAVANAGH TROPHY. LAANG v. NIRRANDA. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
I GRIGKET. i •THE KAYANAGII THOPHY. LAANG v. NIRUA-SDA. The Laang cricketers journeyed to Nirranda 011 Saturday in connection with the Ivavanagh trophy. The visit ing: skipper. 011 winning the toss, decided to bat on a wicket that proved to bo very bumpy,' the ball rising badly at times. By careful play Laang put together 75 runs, Clias. vaughan. the youngest player in the team, carrying out his bat for a well-made 22. The home team responded with 'IS. Reg. j Burnie 13 and CI. Leo a- being the only batsmen to reach double figures. Chas. Vaughan, going on to bowl at a J critical time, brought the innings to a sudden end by capturing four wickets for four runs, including the hat trick. This lad should develop into a sterling cricketer, and is one of the most- prom ising colts in the competition. Scores:— LAANG. S. H. Johnstone, c and b Wal lace 0 A. Hall, b A. Dale 10 (!. Johnstone, b J. Wallace 1 D. Buck, b A. Dale .._ 1 31c. Johnstne, b H. Wallace .... 3 B. Batten b Dale 13 G. Hall,...
WESTERN DISTRICT FACTORIES. THE CREAM QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
WESTERN DISTRICT FACTORIES. THE CREAM QUESTION. The home separator still continues to make its way throughout tho district. Trv as they will. the factory managers cannot increase their whole milk supply, although every gallon of home separated cream means a further deterioration in the quality of their butter. There are so many suppliers who will not take tho necessary care of their separators or their cream. The latter, too, is often kept for tivo or three days, and in this weather tho result is fatal to the mak ing of a good butter. The following table .shows the amount paid for milk, as compared with cream, during the winter six months. All tho figures, ex cepting Cobden, arc for ttio half-year. The Cobden figures are estimated:— Paid for Paid for Factory. Milk. Cream. £ £ Garvoc 3,07-1 .. 3,415 Warrnambool . .. 5.-) o .. ?,798 Grasmere 10,298 .. 9.5-1*5 Mortlako 3,ICS .. 1.368 Gloiiorniision .. .. 20.432 .. 1,390 Cobden 30,125 .. 18,000 C'olnc 23.405 .. -19,134 Camperdown .. .. ...
AFRICA. HOW IT HAS BEEN PARTITIONED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
HOY' IT J-JAS BEEN PARTITIONED OUT. It, was between thirty and forty ycai's ago that the great seramUo for African Colonics began aruong IIig Towers. Portugal, once almost the only European nation y.'i'h African interests, aivl England had begun the work of colonising, Dutchmen had se cured a firm hold on the south, while France had demonstrated her intention to extend '">*• .■ the north. ^ ■, . > ;' . c settlements ■: y r.v' of tile coa:--' t. '• ;:"i= • : made even . fluence over • :>.W:i Germany, :i ■ iv • i portant a i.. auubtaiiu-n: African history, had not a single colony throughout tlio continent. To-day Germany possesses a territory in Africa more-than three times the size 01' the German Entire in Europe, while Prance and Great 13 ri tain each control a slice of Africa larc-.-i' than tho 3,700,000 square miles in.l'.ulcd in tjxe. whole continent of Europe. Except for the curious little Re public of Liberia in the west and tho independent State of Abyssinia in the ea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
-TAKE CAKE OF YOUR PROPERTY, AND IT WILL TAKE CARE OF YOU. Use a " Worth-While " Paint. o :o In a Painting Job, Labor costs moroiban tho Paint; therefore* UEe Pi Genuiiio and Durable Paint, and youwili Savo Labor.: I AEON BiKAND " IS TIIE JiKST ON T.HK MARKET. It is Sold in a Great \ aricty of Suitable Shades for IIouso3 and Implements by ferangS Oistrfel Gs-opsratsve Sosiety, Limited
JERSEY-ANGUS COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
JERSEY-ANGUS COWS. I Tin' application of tho principles of .Mendolism in plant breeding lias made , many matters plain to the hybridist and I Fj)cc:a1ist. but the discovery of tiles'1 laws has not opened up Midi a iield of variation to tho animal breeders. Ex periments are being made, however, wli:e!; will bo followed with interest. iAn example is recorded in the Live Siock .Journal by a writer who bad tlie privilege of visiting a held of Jersey ■ Aligns &lt;alil(>. Tho owner, a country gentleman, had kept a herd of Jerseys iu the North of England, but, finding the L-limate too .severe for them, and losing several from illnesses, bo decided to try. by means of Mendel's Jaws, to graft the milk producing properties ol the Jersey on some other breed. His idea was . to combine rich Channel Is land milk with a hardy constitution and a capacity to feed. Mow far lie has succeeded, the following notes will tell: lie first tr.ed crossing his Jersey cows with Shorthorn bulls. The c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
TERANG. MONDAY, 0th FEBRUARY, 1911. Cattle, Sheep, Horses, &c Salo of Dairy Cattle at 12.30 o'Clock Sharp. | DALGETY A COMPANY LIMITED j (Successors to Howe, Thornton and , Palmer) will Sell (through their A tic- | tioueer) ia their Y'ards, 'lerang, on tno | above date:— FAT CATTLE. I 12 Prime Speyed Heifers from Jella labad. _ ! 10 Prime Bullncks from North Sta- • tion. ' 5 Prime Cow., from Olcnormiston. : 6 Prime Cow, from The listers. i (j Prime Cows irolu Noorat. ! DAI P. Y CATTLE. j lo Choice Springing Heifers. | 8 Forward Springing Heifers. j (i Aulumn Cows. | 12 Good Amman Heifers, ni.e (jita- [ lity. j STOKE CATTLK. • : 20 Good Young Store v_ou\>. in fresh ■■ condition. I 14 Good Coiidilion-'d Stoie Cows. YOUNG CATTLE. -J 20 Heifers. 2 yr.s. o'd : a good lot. I ll> Yearling Heifers. SliiSEP. 20 Prime Crossbred Lambs. lo Prime 2-Tooths. 20 Fat Crossbred Ewes. DALGETY and CO. LTD.. Teraug. TERANG. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11. —At Twelve o'Clock.— P "f G S. DALGETY &am...
AUSTRALIA AND THE EMPIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
AUSTRALIA AND THE EMPIRE, I LECTURE 13Y SIR GEORGE REID. Sir George Ileid gave an interesting lecture o:i '"'Australia and the British Empire'-' at Ballarat on Tuesday even ing. lie .said he had a lot of hard work to do as H.gh Commissioner. IMost people read of tiie dinners lie went to and the luncheons he frequented, and j got the idea that he was never doing anything but lunching or dining. Upon his soul, all those people who were sneer ing at him .seamed io forger, they d;iicd pretty regularly, too. (Laughter, and a voij-e: Is thai why \ou are so thin?) That gentleman tried to be funny, and he was funny. (Laughter.) lie had been .-o long out oi pol-tics thai even thai good i:.'i'.uiv&lt;! inurjeclion rather put linn out. Jle v.as glad to say ho made' a \c:y goo.l advert semenl lor Australia. (Laugin. r.) The onlv sur priso Lhe people t.l England got iva« that of all iK- Au;i raliiMi-j wjio were titers it \\.is&lt; nly tlie lliiiii (Jomm.'.ssioner who tii:1 jiisl....
THAT BOY AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
THAT BOY AGAIN. He had not been an office-boy Ions?. But a few short weeks a&lt;*o he had been a happy scholar, bas'-ticjj in the .smile:-; of his worthy tutor at the local council academy. Now business claimcd him, and lit tried hard to please f.n irascible taskmaster. "Boy," said the boss, as he en tered the gloomy den described as Lhe " outer oiiiee,'.' ' 'did you tell that caller I had gone to Australia ?" "Yes, sir, indeed I did. I told him you had started this very piorn in;r." • So far, so good. But the oHicc-boy was not off the carpet, by any means. "Good !" remarked the boss, rub bing his hands. '"And what did he say ?" Pat came the boy's reply, spoken from a heart filled with honest en deavour : "He wanted to know when you'd be back, sir, and I told him after lunch."
USEFUL POULTRY REMEDIES. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
USEFUL POULTRY REMEDIES. A careful poultry keeper will go into the i'owlhouse now ami then in tho evening to see if the birds are all right, as their condition can be observed on the perch. Should the bird bo breath ing hard, a teaspoonful of warmed glycerine, followed by one of salad oil, should be given at once, as this treat ment will ease them in a short time. To administer medicine the fowl should be held under the left arm in a position so that the feet cannot have any oearing otherwise fluids eaunot be given easily; or the bird can be held between tho operator's legs, with tho fowl's body resting oil its thighs, the legs hanging down so that they cannot catch-against anything. Then give two roup pills, and on an average 15 birds out of 20 will be well in from three to seven days, if treated when the first symptoms ap peal-. Shoujd the rattling in tho throat be very severe, and tho breathing hard tlie lungs should be painted over. The ex'act placo to. apply tho iodino can be e...
DISTRICT NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 3 February 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. A wonderful growth of maizo may now be seen on the school experimental plot at North Hamilton, which lias ex cited a good deal of interest among neighboring fanners, who marvel at the results of a systematic and thorough working oi' comparatively poor land. A short description of the plot and Mr. J. J. Jcnkiii's method of treating the land was published in the "Spectator" a couple of months ago. It was then stated that tho seed had been planted at a depth of four inches, and that tho following varieties were doing well, viz., Hickory King. Yellow Dent, Eclipse, and Yellow Morina. Mr. Jenkin has succeeded in affording an agricultural object lesson to tho farmers and land holders of the district, whose wonder breaks out in expressive comments at times. Messrs. Edward and Michael Finn, of Mortlake, mot with a painful accident on Monday night, whilst returning from Ivoroit at about D o'clock. They were riding in a jinker, and wheu nearing the VVoolongoon drain, adjacent t...