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ON CHICKENPOX. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
ON CHICKENPOX. .This is an ailment which is iuci-1 dental to hot climates, and is well known. Ill effects do not usually re sult to adult birds, but chickens are apt to acquire roup, or some other ailment, as an after effect. The first noticeable symptoms are small, pale eruptions, or warts, appearing about the eyes, head, and nostrils, gradual ly extending over the comb and eyes, some birds becoming blind; in severe cases it occasionally happens that both eyes are destroyed. It is a' blood disease, and its onset is usually in the autumn. It is highly infecti ous, and affected birds should be re moved from the yard directly the symptoms arc noticed. A good treat ment is:-Powdered oxide of zinc, Bogr.; glycerine, idr.; lanoline, i dr.; lard, 6dr. Melt the.lard and lanoline together, add the glycerine, and stir in the zinc until tlx; ointment sets. The most simple and effective way to apply the ointment Is with the finger, The giving of plenty of green food will purify the blood, and ...
LATE QUEEN OF SWEDEN [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
LATE QUEEN OP SWEDEN The late Queen Sophie of Sweden was a great reader, and was well ac quainted with many of the religious books that ha"e been published In the last thirty years (says "The West minster Gazette")-She read the books of Dr. F. B. Meyer with much appre ciation, and took the ilrst opportu nity of hearing him preach on an in cognito visit to London. Queen So phie attended several years ago the Keswick Convention, with which she was In full sympathy. Few in the great tent were aware that the sweet faced elderly lady in black was a Queen. In her many years of ill health the Queen was never idle, for she loved to work for the poor and needy. The Salvation Army and the late General Booth held a high place in her thoughts. Volumes dealing with foreign missions were perused by Queen Sophie with practical re sults, for she contributed to various special efforts.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
PHfE ASSURANCE GO. LTD. ESTD. 1782, FIRE. AOOIDENT. EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY. LOSSES PAID EXCEED ^85,000,000. IOM6S bv BU8H FIRES and by LIQtlTHIHQ ani madb good by this Oompany, AGENT8~~WANTEP. viomjs!, 461T0 471 BOURKE ST., MELBOURNE. OALQETY A CO, LTD., AGQE3YG. TO NEWSPAPER PROPRIETORS. SECOND-HAND TYPE CASES (in Good Order), Bower and Upper, Double and Treble, For Sale, Cheap. COUNTRY PRESS COOPERATIVE CO. LTD, THE EXCHANGE, MELBOURNE. NO OMD MAIDS IN JAPAN According: to the statistics of the last Japanese Blue-boolc, there are very few Japanese women who do not marry. The majority of Japanese girls marry at 21 years of age. The men usually marry at 26, but marriage at the age of 15 is not unknown, and 4000 marriages at the ago of 17 were regis tered in the case of men last year, while 7000 girls of the age of 16 were married. The number of women who married at 30 was only one thousand more, but the number of men who set POULTRY FOR EXPORT. All Classes wanted. We buy by live weight...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
THE COMPANx LIMITED Main Stbmt, Meldooikb. Chairman ... Hon. Edward Millet . fiTE. ? -M -h.R INf? Abl*v:W; .&lt;', Liva rtic.vic, . . . - nal tvaaraDtrt-' , -i li»a« ranee : iia^iSSis COJS'DUOTSD. JAMES J. HAVERTS", Secretary ASabi* (or District ROBINS & PAYNB. .1. w. PRESTO* Ironmonger, FURNITURE DEALER, AND TIMBER MERCHANT, (Boyal Buildings) JE raser and Bailey Streets BEBIRES to call the attention ot the pnblio to bis large and varied atoik ' B all departments. ? Eleotro-plated Ware Furnituro Cntlerj" Bedsteads Lampware Bedding fiolloware and frame & Go-O&rta Furnish Ing Xronmougory Travolling Bags and Trunk BpriCIAIiJPUBCHAoE of SPORTING AMMUNITION in Kynoch (smokeleBs) Kynoch (blaolc) Ballistite . " New Club i" Amberite . Ely's Bonax " Ajax ,, Empire " Winchester Cattridgea, smokeless black. Btoves, Coppers & Frames, Colons Ovens, Water Bags, Bntter Coolers Beltzoeenea Meat Safes I,B. Hog Sparklets, Note All Electro-plats and Cntlery Kngl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
Church Notices. METHODIST CJHURCH, CLUNES, BUNDAyTSARCH 8th. Morning at 11) Mr Fairhall. Evening at 7, Mr Fairhall. bT. PAULM onuaoa SUNDAy7~MARGH 8tb. 8 a,m" Hoi; Communion ; 11 a.m Mattins; 7 p.m., Evensong - Meetings. CUUNES PROSPECTING AND PROGBESSIVE ASSOCIATION Monthly Meeting, Library. MONDAY March 9th, at 8 p.m. Business Impor tant Committee meet 7 30 H,L. LAZARUS, Secretary DON'T fail to attend our GREAT SUMMER SALE. Special bar gains in Millinery, Prints. Dresses, etc. REG. THOMAS, Criterion House, ClnneB, For Hale. 1TURRY U P.-Last few days 11 of oar SALE, ?? W. J. CHAMPION. . Pablio Notices. rpALBOT & CLUNESBOROUGHS 1 and TALBOT bHIKE WEIGHTS and MEASURES UNION. The Tnspootor will attend at the Town Hall, ClunoR, oo MONDAY and TUE8>> DAY. 9th and 10th MARCH, from 9 a.m. till i p.m., for oomparing Weights and Measures with Standards, FREK of CHARGE, after which aato all porisons found In possession of incorrsot weights or measures will bo prosecuted, E. P. D...
DORKING FOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
DORKING FOWLS. The Dorking- Fowl was brought to England at the time of the Conquest, the Romans being-responsible for its introduction. It is essentially a table breed, possessing abundance of meat of a fine, sweet and juicy quality. It has accounted for the production of some enormous birds by crossing with other breeds, such as Indian Game, Buff Orpingtons, Faverolles and Mal ines represent. The body of the Dorking as bred for the show Bench is of an oblong square shape, and size1 as well as colour counts for much. The older varieties of Dorkings, namely, the Red and the White, have failed to maintain their position against the less ancient Dark and Sil* ThO Dorking:. I ver Grey birds, but for what reason it is difficult to explain, as they pos sessed a striking appearance, and, in addition, a quality of flesh unsurpass ed by that of any other breed. It is generally supposed that the Dorking is extremely delicate during its chickenhood, and if reared on heavy, damp soil there is s...
THE POULTRY RUN. FEATHER-EATING FOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
THE POULTRY RUN, FEATHER-EATING FOWLS. Tliis vicc is common with fowls kept in confinement, and it is very rare among those at liberty. It is due in the main, to want of occupa tion, and its avoidance is best brought about by providing- such work as scratching1 among: ' '.ox for grain. I sect parasites (\vh ch usually arise from neglect in prov:&lt;!lng a dust b ,ih) will also start fe:i;l. .r-catiw,r. ny tmiy ins: irritation, w't'i the result that the birds, seeking to rid themselves of the pests, pluck their'.feathers. Af ter having formed' tlie habit, they transfer their attentions to othei birds. It is then that the habit be comes a real menncc, as it spreads rapidly, the whole flock becora ing contiimiti:i!i-ii AVlien tho habit takes a firm hold it is difficult to eradicate. Sometimes a cure can be effected by treating the feathers, when the pluck ing has been started, with a strong solution of quassia, but the only real remedy is a gag that has lately come into use. Th...
Interstate Commission. TARIFF AND COMBINES. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
Interstate Commis sion. TARIFF AND COMBINES. Mr A. B. Piddington and his col leagues, Messrs G. Swinburne and N. Lockyer, the Interstate Commis sioners, are rendering inestimable service in placing reliable information on matters of vital importance at the disposal of the electors. When the tariff was discussed in Parliament there was a flood of loose talkj some mem bers repeated the fairy tales of impor ter or manufacturer. The modern M.P. must be superflcally omniscient; he handles hundreds of questions, and necessarily, masters but two or three of them. In place of that vogue talk, men who have devoted their lives to com mercial and tariff issues are taking evidence, are asking witnesses ques tions which go right to the heart of the matter, and are checking the answers by personal examination of factories and careful study of figures supplied by statists, Federal, State and Foreign. Already^ the commissioners have brought to light facts which must cause all thoughtful Australians...
DISTRICT HOSPITAL. MONDAY, MARCH 2nd. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
| DISTRICT HOSPITAL. MONDAY, MAKCH 2nd. . PresentVice-president W. Turn bull (in the chair), Messrs Sando, Luan, Champion, Preston, Lazarus, Fi'iuiklyn, Eberhard, Thomas, Revs. Fr. O'Kiine, Legge and Reynolds. The correspondence was of an unim portant rmturo. MEDICAL OFFICER'S REPORT. Dr Forster reported Patients re maining in hospital January 31st Males, 8 ; females, 4 ; total, 12. Ad mitted during February-Males, 5 ; females, 4; total, 9. Discharged during February-Males, 6; females, 4 ; total, 10. Died, 1. Remaining in hospital February 28th, 1914 Males, 6; females, 4; total, 10. During the month there were 24 attendances of outpatients, of 'which 9 were new cases. The medical officer also reported that Miss Hetty Robinson had com pleted her three months' probation, and that both the matron and himself : recommended tha,t she should be ap pointed nurse trainee. The recommendation ?was agreed to. ? FINANCE. The finance committee reported: Dr. balance last meeting, £174 6s 6d. Rece...
PRICES AND WAGES FOOD PRICES INDEPENDENT OF PAY [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
PRICES AND WAGES FOOD PRICES INDEPENDENT PAY (By L. G. Chiozza Money, in "Daily News and Leader.") 4 Staring out at me from the columns of a daily newspaper, published as the considered utterance of a member ol Parliament, I see a statement to the effect that If the wages of British work men were doubled to-morrow, the change would be of no value to them because tho prices of commodities would rise in the same proportion, and there fore they would be no better off than before. It is necessary to take serious note of this statement, because I find it Is the expression of an opinion which Is widely held up and down tho United Kingdom at the present time. This opinion has gained ground because of the reaction In pricos which has taken place during the last half generation. Because that rise in prices has can celled the value of tho rise in wages in tho same period, people have jumped to the conclusion that higher wages and higher pr!ce3 are necessary concomi tants of each othor. It is ...
WELL AND STRONG. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
WEIiJj AND STRONG, , What ii grand jthing it is foir women to teal well and strong 7 The Ladies' CoU lege of Health has brought forward a home treatment that has restored thousands to health at a trifling cost. Tboso interested can find out all about it if they send two penny stamps to Dept. 53, Ladies' College of Health, 46 Eliza beth St,, Melbourne
CHAPTER XV. Lady Montamor. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
CHAPTER XV. I Lady Montamor. Lady Montamor was seated at the writing table in her boudoir. Of French extraction, she had, as the pretty bru nette Julie de Villeneuve, captured the hitherto unconquered affections of Lord Montamor. But, as southern born brunettes, unless they "vnt on flesh," as it is brutally termed, do not retain the smooth skin and rich beau ty of youth as long as their northern sisters, so it would have ueen hard for one knowing Julie de Villeneuve In -her first girlhood's bloom to recog nise her in this withered, faded, old lady with the crumpled brown skin, the prominent .bones of cheek and brow, the scant grey hair under a black lace head-dress. Lady Monta mor could not (be rofbbed by age of her magnificent eyes. But even they had lost their clearness and iiro and their focua uf things, she gazed down at the notepaper on which she was liter ally scribbling letters, through her pince-nez, and would have reminded any stranger of an old owl as she sat there in her ...
MELBOURNE SHEEP MARKET. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
MELBOURNE SHEEP MARKET. Tuesday. I Pat sheep:-34,000 yarded. Quota tions :-Prime crossbred wethers, 20s to 22s; extra, 22s 6d to 25s 9il; good, 16s 9d to 19s; second and inferior, from 15s ; prime crossbred ewes, 17s to 19s; extra, 20s to 22s 6d; a |few higher; good, 14s to 15s; second, 12s to 13s; inferior, 9s to lis; prime merino wethers, 17s 9d to 20s ; extra, 21s to 22s; and selected pens 22s 6d, 25s 3d; good, 14s, 16s; second, lla 9d to 13s; a few inferior less; merino ewes, 7s to 14s 6d ; extra, to 17s 6d; old low-conditioned sorts at low prices. Fat lambs :-19,000 penned. Prime, 13s 6d to 15s ; extra, 15s 6d to 17s; a few to 19s 9(1; good, 12s to 13s 3d ; second, 10s to lis; inferior, from 8s; a few small less.
ST. PANCRAS [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
ST. PANCRAS Mrs H. B. Irving, famous as the crea tor of the part of "Trilby" on the stage, has played many popular roles, but none more popular than that of "pud dins lady" down St. Pancras way. The name la an Invention of the chil dren, and It has stuck. It should be explained to tnoso who don't know St. Pancras children that Mrs Irving Is one of the visitors who go unobstrusively among the poor and glvo valuable hints on household mar keting and cookery. She related some of her experiences to a "Dally News" representative: "I may find the mother 111 In bed when I visit a home," she said, "Or perhaps sho cannot leave tihe baby and ethers of the family. They must .lave their meals, of course, and It may not be wise to give the money to buy them. So I go out myself among the stalls In Somer3 Town and see what I can get. "Well, I can buy 3 lbs. of potatoes for a penny-quite good-a ha'penny worth of carrots. As for meat, It Is bought In 'pieces.' I buy them at 3d. or -id. a pound." "Yo...
RADIUM'S WAR ON CANCER INCURABLE CASES RELIEVED [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
RADIUM'S WAR ON CANCER INCURABLE CASES RELIEVED While there is as yet no doctor who will say that radium ia a "cure" for cancer (says "The Daily Express"), there is among those who have had ex perience of the treatment of cancer by radium a growing hope that its strange powers may one day be successfully harnessed. This hope lias received what to a non-medical mind seems like a very wonderful confirmation in results which have been obtained in the Cancer Cha rity Homo connected with the Middle sex Hospital. But it must be under stood that medical research men are extremely unwilling to create the im pression that they have found a "cure" unless they have much stronger evi dence than has been obtained in the home. Hitherto an inoperable case of cancer has been regarded as ultimately fatal, save in the rare and almost miracu lous circumstances of a recovery tak ing place "by Itself." The Cancer Charity was founded many years ago as a place in which incurable cancer patients might awai...
SCROOGE IS HEARD "BLACKMAIL AND CACOPHONY." [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
SCROOGE IS HEARD "BLACKMAIL AND CACOPHONY." That Christmas Is no longer a. fes tival, but a nuisance, has long- been a heresy privately held by many. But with tlio dreadful example of Scrooge before them they have darod to noth ing more than dark mutterlngs. They aro of those who give, but without Joy, and who let the dogs loose on cnrollers If tho street Is so dark that the dogs cannot be recognised. But this year-it Is a fact so signifi cant that the sounds of tho ltnell should be mentioned to all those who claim they retain tho truo spirit of Christmas-the heretics aro publicly slating their heresy. "The Christmas box," said ono of the.se blasphemers to 11 "Dally News" ?representative, "ought to bo sup pressed. Wc have had enough of this blackmail, and the risk hold over us of being denounced as curmudgcon, a Scrooge, by all the leeches who have ever said 'Good morning' to us throughout the year. It Is tlmo it was' stopped, (t is senseless. "If a man who is employed by some body ...
GIRL'S RUSSIAN DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 6 March 1914
GIRL'S RUSSIAN DRESS. This design shows a favorite model of a Russian (blouse dress with a pep lum, dropped shoulder and fancy col lar. The ?blouse has the body in one with the upper part of either of two styles of full-length one-seam sleeves. TTie skirt, which la attached at a slightly-raised walBtlloe, may be cut In three or four pieceB. The three piece peplum and body lining may be omitted if not liked. M. Thorp and Co., sole agentB, 191 Collins-street, Melbourne, have But terick's paper pattern 6180 In sizes from 31 to 36 inches bust measure. Prlco 1/1 posted. .
FACTS AND FANCIES. Canadian Caviare. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 10 March 1914
PACTS ANli FANCIES. o - Canadian Caviare. It is not generally known that On* tario provides a t'ijr portion of tho world's supply of envisu-o. Prepared from tho spawn of tho sturgeon, cav iare is exported in largo quantities, and tho fish is so numorouf^ as to have ; given its namo to towns, such as Stur geon Falls. Sturgeon of over 2001b hnvo boon caught. A maturo sturgeon will givo as much as 351bs. of caviare. In addition to this, tho flesh of tho fish bring' a good price. Tho Honeymoon. The word "honeymoon" camo from tho nncicnt custom among tho Scan dinavian and other races to drink "motheglin" or diluted honoy for days aftor tho wedding. On the Island of Rhodes honoy is still a factor in tho marriage rite. Aftor tho wedding , tho husband dips his fiugor in hone> and places a cloth over the doorway of his houso boforo tho bride entors. Meantime, tho spectators, cry out to tho lady: "Bo always good and sweet ns is this honey." 'Tho Forblddon Prnlt. A fruit supposed-to* hear t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 10 March 1914
Send youj'i Printing to the ^Guardian" Office. - AU PJi&w pf Wt>?k to im\ st*i« fcow#^ Ctw^es, .1. W> PRESTON Ironmonger, FURNITURE DEALER, AND TIMBER MERCHANT, (Hoynl Buildings) .Eraser and Balloy Streets DG8IBES to call tho attention ot the public to bio large and varied stock D all departments, Elootro-plated Ware Furniture Cutlery Bedsteads Lampwarc . Beddipr Hollowaro and PramB & Go-O.rt* Furnishing Ironmongery Travelling Bags and TrunU . 9Pl5CIAL|l'UKCHAoE of 8POBTING AMMUNITION in Kynooh (smokoleBB) Kynooh (black; Pallintito " New Club ", i Amberite , Ely's ' ,, Iionax ,, Ajax ,, I Empire " Winchester Oairridges, smokeless black. StovuB, Coppers & Frames, Oolona j-Ovena, Water Bags, Butter Coolers Seltzot'ones Moat Safes f,£f. Hop. .Sparklets, ^ote ' All Electro-plate and Cutlery Rnglis makes; Guaranteed Note Address : ROYAL. BUILDINGS, (Next R. Thomas') rtiAaEB Btref.T nr.r«rvft: When the bride comes lo Ballarat She should call at our Studio, an...
SPECIAL APPARATUS FOR ABSENT CALLS. [Newspaper Article] — Clunes Guardian and Gazette — 10 March 1914
SPECIAL APPARATUS FOR ABSENT CALLS. -ffiethoQ-of recording^ fcffHs"to' absent subscribers is being tried at a telephone exchange in -Paris. A special magneto is, attached to the telephone appaiattTs of those - Subscribers. On turning the handle of one of the magnetos a lamp . lights _ automatically afc-thedeskof a special operator at the central exchange, on receiving this signal, cuts off the connection with the sub scriber's instrument, and receives, all tails, writing down such communlca; .tions as-the persons calling wish ; to -give. Another turn-of-the ..handle notifies, the special operator- 06 (the t«turn: of -the subscriber, and ail com* ,jnunications "received during-bis ab sence are. transmitted to him.