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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 February 1914
t . 1 Jam Season, 1914. D AVID"" EAK INS, General Storekeeper, Omeo Invites the attention of the Public to his Stock of . Enamelled Preserving Pans, Jam Jars, Spoons, Etc. Suitable for the present favorable Season for , HOME JAM MAKING-. J : JTelephone No. 8. DAVID EAKINS. Auctloneors' Noticos. ^ A. MACARTHUR & CO., Oattie Salesmen, Stock and Station,General Agents, BAIRNSDALK, GIITSLANP AUCTION SALtS conducted in any P«j; of.Gippsland.and at Omco District when equircd. Lett, and Telegrams quickly answered Auctioneer fur the Firm A. N. II AC ARTHUR, Who'"Conducts all Auction Sales and SuperiutendB all Busiuess of the Firm, District Representative : H. M'MlOHiN, SWIFT'S CREEK M. DAVINB, B.A. L.L.U. BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR. WARRAGUL. Formerly ot Onmo.} w. H. GOOMBES. Coachbuilder and "Wheelwriglit. ESSAY. ALL KINDS 01' VEHICLES MADE ON THE PREMISES. *&? . - ? Vehicles Bought and Exchanged. Estimates given for all classes of Dwellings, SiDBBOAitus, DiiEfSEiw. S.u'es, Ta...
GERMINATION OF POLLEN. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 February 1914
GERMINATION OF POLLEN. Temperatures';! litfclo below freezing point have been 1'ouml not to bo in jurious tu thu pollen ol' tippl&lt;>, pear, and plum, though in the case of tlio cherry .[lid the peach, about 0110 half ill flic. pollen faded fo germinaio after exposure to light fro.-1. The pistils of apple, pear, piuni ami eherry prove umiv. >uo~ptihle to low temperature Minn does the poilen; so thai a severe Trust will kill tlio pistil, while 'a may tint injure tlio pollen to any degree. 1.1 is often thought that the juiee of tlio stigma beeonie.-j diluted and wash ed o/f during h'avv and prolonged rains. Observations appear to show however, thai the stigma is not serious, iy injured by rain, ihough prolonged rain prevents tho proper dispersion of pollen dining tin* pcricd ol' receptivity of the stigma, which lasts only for a few days. Comparing pollen ol' apple from a long ii' gh.olcd orchard with one weil euhivuled, it wa.- found that tho pollen oi the I'oinh-r hicl...
Terribly Tempted. CHAPTER III. A NEW SUBURB. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 February 1914
V ANNABEL GRAY. J CHAPTER III. A XEW SCBCP.B. Those who -have enjojvc the ccubt tul privilege of living in a no'-c suburb will wocder box Miss Marcimo::t, with aa income far ibove a rr. i re com pot ency, biouid have chosen 10 reside amidst all tha noisy surroundings in separable from a iocelity in which were springing op booses of all sorts and sizes. But here the good lady chose to dwell for reasons of her own; into her motives it would be irrelevant to inquire. "- ' . Here might be seen the beautiful simplicity of unfinished dwellings, the noisy realism of bricklayers and trorfc men of all kinds. There is a depressing influence in 'side roads"; we are apt to reflect a a little grimly on . things in general as we rest." our"adinrring gaze ? on. the hiDs with " This desirable residence to be let, " unfurnished"-; expenses of rent," taxes, gas, coals, and servants; and as we share ourselves, or- eat our matutinal rolls 'and coffee, housekeep ing &lt;k*es"^tofc altogether ' a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 February 1914
The Leviathan Make It YOUR Store. THE LEViATHAN, by means of its wonderful MAIL ORDER System, deals with the Country Consumer.at long range. Don't think that because you live many miles from Melbourne, you will ? . not be treated fairiy. Not so. No matter QOTT far a^ar you are if« Freight is paid to your &lt;3cor on ererv you QBDER BY MAJX-'yoa will re-' Order. You can return asr goo'ls ceiv© the same goods AT THEi you d'ju-'t like, ar.ythiag unsuitable-. SAATE PEICES, and the same privi-j ana you will receive every penny of leges &a City customers. . youx money back by return post. iWTite for oqr Oatslog. TAILORING BY MAIL SAC SUITS TO ORDER. -- WHAT YOU PAY. WHAT YOU GET _ The Sait we make yon MUST please you .'MUST flt you-otherwise you MUST not pay. Simply Trrito for patterns-home measurement form and tape. Select your material. Post Tour Order; within 10 days tie mail brings you your Suit. If it does not fit send it back; your money will be returned in full. Isn...
THE OMEO STANDARD. With which is Incorporated the Omeo Telegraph. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1914. THE FEDERAL SITUATION. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 February 1914
THE OMEO STANDARD. *Wlth which is Incorporated the Omco Telegraph. F11 ID A FEHUUAHY 27, 19 H. THE FEDERAL SITUATION. T a cosb of £80,000 tlio people 7 of Australia will shortly be ' - * called upon to decide again the question which they did nob settle definitely enough only a few month? ngo ; that is, By which party are we to bo governed 1 The Liberals or the Liboritetl It wou'd seem, on first appearances, that ibis was a very easy (.him; to settle, considering that the people have such a wide franchise and there is no barrier of fear or favor to prtTeut them exercising their choice at the fronts of tho ballot box But this is not so, as wr>s proved at the last election ; and now tho taxpayers will have to find another £S0,000 for the purpose of seeing if ihcy themselves are of the same opinion stil1. At the 1910 election the deci-ion was decisive evnnijh, for the Lib)r party wrro i-tO tied by a lars;o majority to run i tie country according to their ideals' and policy for three...
THE HOG. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 3 March 1914
THE HOG. Of all domestio brutes tlio but; for swinishness is worst; in all tljo bestial oo.taloguo Iio'r easily tlio first. For oth ers ho lias no regard, lias 110 concern ill nil; tin.- weaker pigs ho pushes hard, and sends llieni to the wall. Ho gets his legs inside tho trough and sips tlio *parl;iing slop, and t'other hogs must root him off if they would get a drop. ii iviicn ho'a riding in a car, two seats he'll oeoupy, and smoke a black and rank cigar, while women gasp and Cry. In mud holes he's inclined to doze, when there's no grub about; a ring is fastened in his nose, so ho oan't tunnel out. And when he drives abroad by day, in auto car or sich, mil folks, to givo him right of way, must drive into tho ditch. Oh,'whether ho is in a pen, with garbage heaps to chew, or in tho busy haunts of men. the hog's a hog all through I You seo him fight ing for tho slop amid tlio barnyard ploijin; you seo him in the barber sliop, 111 public reading-room ;? you find him ill the .synagogue...
SIX CURES FOR SHYNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 3 March 1914
Six CURES FOR SHYNESS 1. Remember that other pooplo are pretty nearly sure to be jirst as shy of you aS you are of them, even if they don't show it at all. Try to put them at their case, and by the time you have done so you will be quite at ease your self.. 2. Get firmly into your mind the fact that there is no disgrace at all in being shy, and that you needn't be n bit shy of admitting ihat you are ahy, Many of the greatest men and women Iho world lias ever known hove been troubled in the same way all through their lives. 3. Don't plan beforehand what you are going to say or do, for tins will only help you to bo nervous and wor ried. Fill your mind w.;th something else till the greater moment comes, and then speak or act quite naturally, # .1. Remember that no one is think ing half as much about you as you are about yourself. Therefore dozens of little trifles-an unfortunate word or i»ji awkward movement or anything of that kind-will slip past other people quite unnoticed though th...
MELBOURNE BETTER [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 3 March 1914
MELBOURNE BETTER (From QUI Spueiul Correspondent.) opinion Australians huv not IiW.k'T'70 s!''ikl- vVo,'y ns,I»r-i inir !n!?) i° f by t-Iio miou ml, h,|-cW iviicil cu^Ll W.S off V.at at i?mm|"p i tl"} i'arado ?Ll - v J a','k ". '>01 only to '. ,ni Clrm]-V . fwieenud, bur to "ilio «ho!o com 111 u nj ty. ^0,t j)L.0!)]c> ,vlio b^n dmv''f 'a?r have tlm K ? condemn soma phases of t o which are, to s;,v Uio l-ast, disquiet 11,-. Xhu disposition coir" g'Ve t,lu .ilu"" lil,K' t0 "i«id it il.i 1 !:?t !tlto -der. in J ould °P0i tik' mjuIU d-aipear. But thero arc some features djout tlio work i.ig out oi the n?a Undei-iakiU" entered ynon so hght-heartodly con.pd serious consitfenitioii. There j, tlif immense tost which threatens to in crease to an extent that will make De fence a heavy handicap in these time* «!. --v "'«! » CI tilling burden '. i t can y°ars come, ay thcv in evita'- Iy must. And then, more M-'rious injij a&lt;i is the lac^: oi judgement in oar. out the training o...
LAUNDERING CURTAINS AND CHINTZES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 3 March 1914
LAUNDERING CURTAINS AND CHINTZES. rir.st- shale ami linish to got rid ol :in much dirt- and du*t as possibUx. N\\'.V allow yo'l-i.I clothes or tlannel.s to lie about hi a damp w^li-house, ».o anywhere win re they will become damp iviinv they arc fairly wetted. 0:i no account use a pau.cle m soda. p.mi! ash, or paraffin, or anvllnng of the kirn* it is ruination to most colored articles. Allow plenty of water, just as hot as the hands can boar it, and plenty of room in the tub or pan. U*o soft soap, it possible. Mako a soap jelly with a pound of yellow soap to two quarts of water, S.munr in a clean saucepan for an hour without boiling, then add enough ji-Uy 10 make a so.ip lather. If a general wash is to be done, tho water in which the flannel* have been wa>bed or rins.d through if made quite waun. do very well for, eoroured things, .or that i:i which muslins or silks ha**e passed through ; second time, provided no si>da or any thing of the kind has be«n used. When tho first was...
THE LEADING PORT OF THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 3 March 1914
i THE LEADING PORT OF THE i WORLD. Tho very latest- estimates of tho v;i]iio of t'ho exports and imports of the ion leading ports of tho world show ihat Ni \v York now .stands at tho head of tho list, with /in advantage of nearly two hundred million dollars over Lon don. Tho "Marino Krviow'' says that New York's (otal of exports and im parts, now valued at- 1.973.031,GM dol lars. is over five t imes I ho amount of commerce that was earned on by the entire country half a cvntnry ago. As to the future, it is declared that the Panama (.'anal is bound to streng then the lead now secured by this port ; for tho canal will bring New York itit'O miles nearer to Yokohama than is Liverpool; 2.*>0l) mile- nearer Sydney; M'-OO miles nearer "Wellington, Now : Zealand; and -571 miles nearer Val- j paraiso, Mivmen and Hamburg being o0i> miles further removed from the canal than Liverpool, it is evident ihat tlie new conditions tin.' genera! te arrangement of trade rentes-will tend to strengt...
BUSINESS FRIENDSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 3 March 1914
BUSINESS FRIENDSHIP. "There is no friendship in business," Unit is Uio verdict of tlio cynic; lioro ia ours: Thero is no success in business without friendship. You liavo to bo friends with your suppliers, with your customers with your assistants, nut! oven with your competitors. You can not afford, simply con not afford to bo othcrwiso. Success in business, no matter what your lines or your position,' depends upon many things, but upon nono more than tlio' power to malto and keep plenty of frionds. "To liavo frionds-ho ono." In tlieso fivo words Elbert Hubbard lias summed up the entiro scicnco, phil osophy, and art of making and keeping friends. . Tasmania has dccided to join in the scheme for tlio representation of the Commonwealth nt tho Panama Exhi bition. Enthusiastic hut short-sighted lady artist (to old farmer}: "My good man, what arc thoso beautiful waving objects near thoso trees, rivalling tho latter themselves in grace ;ui&lt;l beauty of out line, making suoli a b...
IS YOUR HAT SHABBY? [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 3 March 1914
EfS YOUR HAT SHABBY? If it is a wliito straw that ha-. In come Minbnnit during tin- holidays, try &lt;rlran;n(? it with lemon juice and |iow dorod sulphur. Mix the lcmoti and sulphur together in a sauoer and apply with n small brush-a penny Jiail h'ru.ih will do ad mirably. . Hinfo the hat well with clean -col. water, nnd wipa with a dry clotli. Tlxin nlaco in a shady place to dry thorough ly. . J . if it in o»o of.tho fiatlor' slinks it should ho placed nt\ a table pr "'>ru4'" to drv, in order to ki'ep the hnm H:u. 'Biis "trontintfiit cleans and wiutcm; 1 "whilu Htrnvrn'" beautifully.
THE USE OF SPURS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 3 March 1914
THE USE OF SPURS. Tim efficiency of a rider amy easily ho determined by the manner and fre quency with which fie uses his spurs, 'I he "Live Stoclc Journal" commenting on thifc faot, roinarks'At the begin ning of the hunting season a coutro eciav' .always arisen as to the use oi f.purs especially in coimcctuiu with shifty hunters that- are apt to refuse when they are wantod to jump, thus gioatly annoying tlio rider; and, whiUt not necessarily recognising the Contin ental critics* us profound judges of hunting, it is interesting to note what they have to say on this snhjeet. They profess to dislike spurt; as means of coercion or punishment. In school riding they are used notably as a met hod of indication to supplement "hands." Sharp rowelrf aro properly condemned, and it is pointed out that only skil ful horsemen should use .spurs- fit all. Thy- f;>Mour» steeplechase jockey, Ar thur Nightingall has won threo grand Nationals, and his spurs wero "dum mies. " That example is assured...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 3 March 1914
j WOMEN'S mTER'ESTS j (I>y-"AmbroMiio.") any! Iiing vau / i ^ .T.ueiJIe," "comliiionaiiy il,:n' ti,u -.ii u' trwo to r>'>|tumnctas." tendency t:, vkirts ,s hmjied, I liywMviicy IS ehielly when tliev M,it slu-cr fabric'. None o, tho modi»to« itp«.!s of I so hoop -.kin-, w.i.vlt, however, is very different u'oiii Hi,, broad ringed creation wv mhi " old family nikl)!)l&lt;., We may have mi underskirt. in while crop,. de Chiro .»'.«> VW.-m-u-nm* l.trv. 11,1. ,!v;.,-skirt nm,u> yl»Ui tiroped ns &lt;!oxiir 'f'y. ^ po.-sto.'e. Il is the tunic t!t:u i-&lt; and ,,'himv wi1 oi!rt ;|ic iih'ii if. not &lt;0 I).v]. "Hi;.- luii.v Of f'-Tbwi is .oi' ch;flY»n, awl in tlu* |>rin IS win 1 ].o ihimi.'sl sort |Vnthert>one. I: I!I ,t:.iid cut il,.. least hit »'v. To «.m p.eie, the lu-dieo will be loov, ir.niS ,-iovided with skirt-l.ke in.,,.;. There llh> refers ®t :h" .'»»' «».! the tnrnvl ?.ear: eoiiar oi ihe o: her, V. it!i Mich cr »k ill , I ele...
THE PIG A GRAZING ANIMAL. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 3 March 1914
JHE PIG A GRAZING ANIMAL. fill) too closely penning of pigs (ex cept while tupping up) is a mistake. In a state of nature tho pig is a grazing animal. .For breeding and growing pigs, n grass outrun is jjrofitulilo. Admitting that pigs must bo fedKlifferently, from other stoek, when housed, yet grass is stiU a natural foou to tliem, oven as it is to horses- and cows. Pigs graze as close to tho grund as sheep. It is sometimes stated, that pasture deterior ates under cows, but whother this bo so or nob, pigs benefit pasturage, and rapidly improve poor quality grass. Even the very youngest pigs running with Mu» niotl;er..will grnr.o a- little, hut should ho given some other food as well. Shade and shelter are neces sary. Sunburn is to bo guarded against. liven with larger pigs, a sudden chango from dull to sunny weather during tho hotter portion of tho year means sunburn. When grass is plentiful, store pigs of all agos oan be run on it cheaply, and need but very little trough foud. With...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 3 March 1914
OF RURAL INTEBE5T (LV '..K-ustieus.") I'jflorts aro stiii fn in^ made io i ;,( what is wanted to brin&lt;; about .1 "i-t.u) tunctioii lor t(v- .\;;ricuK ur.d lli-h Schools. h seem- to be ;&lt; &lt;11ilj,-i7;; task. Eiihc,- the bud,]:,,;; farin.ts do not- want tuition or ihr plan upon wwii'ii the I.Vparunenr is prviditi&lt;; h &lt;|,vs mu I find favor. As j' result of considerable dcliboraiaou ruvmly 1111 iho pari oi' irf jit'iiils ;k to Jnnv to pnj ihe ^\'oi rnam hool Agricultural ILl'!i .School on a niorp satist'aet.ry basis. it was ecemn allv agreed to &lt;jnl111> r-1-!_\- s.m: control of t he school iarm froiH i ii,? liigli school itself, ;iml i!ml Mr (; tarni Maimer, ami M- ii:iu:h-1 ti)&lt;!I., c I'UMilniral teacher at. 4lio r-chool. ..luiuKl bo entirely responsSjje tor the fa cm :hh! agricultural education general!* . It was also decided thai the let' it'll 11 I .students >hm;ld al lend at j he farm I'll!! time, exc...
THE CARE OF PALMS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 3 March 1914
THE CARE OF PALMS. Palms grown in pcii-s and kept indoors always rcquiro considerable cnro m both washing ami watering. the correct method is to give them a bath onco a week, ami then leave thorn alone tl.at is, to l>nt tlio wliolo pot just up to the Iniin. hut not over it, into a bath of tepid water. Let tlie plant stand bo immersed for tivent.y-i.vo imnntes, and meanwhile, caretiillyi and lightly waj.Ii the stalk and all the leaves, aboro am below, wit-It a weak solution of-.soap nul water. Tlio so!ll' should ho cnstili. or a kind freo from alkali. Its use to In keen out tlio dust serins. 1 10 palm leaved and stalks, should all bo carefully and lightly dried with a solt piece of old silk, and tlio pot put bad }" its placo in tlio room 1 hoy should novor, 011 any nccouut, bo loft wot.
NEWSPAPER LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 3 March 1914
NEWSPAPER LAW. 1. SubscriborB who do not givo ox-! pross notice to the contrary aro oonai(Jovo4 ;i» wishing to "oni^nvk their subscription 2. If subscribers ordor tho discon tinuance of their periodicals, thopublishot luaycontiuuo to3011H them until Arhkam are paid. 3. If ulwcribors ofunp or negloct ta talto periodical!), from iho oflico to wluoli tlioy aro directed thuy aro Rksponkihi? until- they have asttled their bills anil ordorud tha periodical* to lo diBcon tinua4 4. If lu'isoriborb romovo to other plaooB without informing tho imblinhurfl, and tho pupora uro aunt to their former dirootiou, tho ?lubaoi-iber aro res ponsible, 5. 'Clio courts havo decided i;hat re fusing to tako periodicals from tho oiliuo or romovimt or loavi^g tlieui uncalled (of: ia prima fyicio ovuieuce of intentional Ifiutji)^ I
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 3 March 1914
M r> OOWS/GW YOUR PRODUCE r >l.>. fl iU'TV & CO' -M [ ?SIS3 A L S § LTD., Stt S0 ft WOOL, GRAIN, eg PRODUCE BROKtzfriS. STOOK AND STATION AGENTS, FARMERS' OOPS li S'EMf ' When deulred clips arc Reelassed by Experts at a total cost or orient penny per lb. All Produce carefully Valued by Exports prior to Ollunto given cholco of niiy Market. SPECIAL DEPARTMENTS For tl,0 sale of LAND. STORE and FAT STOCK, TALLOW. &«lr«cfc . HIDES. FURS. BUTTER and DAIRY PRODUCE. . Quibell's Sheep Dip. acirMTo mil Kemp's Patent Sheep Branding M,I'WIS 1 m ) Wormo Speclflco Sheep Drench. © Nobel's Glasgow Explosives and Chllwortti in L WOOL WAREHOUSES, 573 to 579 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE, WOOL AUCTION 8ALE8 OF WOOL, HIDES, SKINS, TALLOW AND GRAIN WEEKLY. LIBERAL CASH ADVANCES ON THE ENSUING CLIP OP WOOL For Sale In Molbourne or Shipment to London. The Company act Strictly as .Selling: Brokers. ADVANCES ON GRAIN.