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Somewhere In France. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 21 June 1916
Somewhere In France. The following is an extract fro n a letter received from Pte. A. C Cooper, somewhere in France: On arrival in France the people gave us a good reception. "We were entrained for the front, and after a 60 hours' journey through beautiful country, arrived within 15 miles of the front. On stepping from the train the roar of the big guns could be pl:ainly hea:rd. The houses are all suhst:ntial, comfor table homes, of two and three stor ies, with red tiled roofs, but near the front they ar, mostly in ruins. and any that are left h Lv, no glass in the windows and the doors are i were all used for fuel during last winter. I was shown the ruins of ,a convent, and there was not even anly of the walls left standing : the inmates had been violated and murdered. Conditions here com pared with Egypt are good. On arrival at our destination we all got a complete change of clean un derclothes. I had five days in the front trench ; it rained during the whole time which made thing...
Victorian Farmers' Union. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 21 June 1916
-oria Farmers' Union. ebow the Farmers' Union iot seem to have properly Sl the settlers hereabout yet. Sthis o is hard to guage. The tobe wrought by organisa i so obrious as to require no '; the neirmhershio is so small Sany one t:ran; icti )n the n might put through would Et a score of times and to ..: Lhe officials elect-d at the iliiarv meermeri are enthuias ad judging by preliniinaries easr. are out to do things. Bnt Sman who is to be benefited ,not seem appreciative. These larks are forced on our readers ihe meetinz on Saturday. At Istart, a baker's dozen were eent; six more strolled in later. 3some left long before the meet Sended. Why? Cr. H. W. Pickering occupied -..:; -nil nfter the confirma nof the min ztes. read a ietter had receive'! from Tutye asking -information regarding the new ,venint. This he had replied Sand expressed his pleasure at :;ively interest which is thus . From a report in the i.more Standard," it appeared ,tabranch had been formed at rchestcr. and very ...
ADVERTISE. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 21 June 1916
ADVERTISE. There w:s an old geezer and I ha hu lots of sense ; He started uip a business on a dollar eightv-cents--the dollar for stock and the eighty for an ad., Brought him three lovely dollars a day, by gad ! Well, he brought more goods adml a little more space, And he played that system with asmile on his face, The customers flocked to his two-by-fonr, And soon he had to hustle for- a regular store. Up on the square, where the people pass, SHe gobbled up a corner that was all plate glass, He fixed up the windows with the best that he had, And he told them all about it irma full page ad. He soon had 'em coming and he never, never quit, And he wouldn't cut down dn his ads., one jit. WVell, he's kept things humping in the town ever since, And everybody calls him the Merchant Prince: Some say it's luck, but that's all bunrk Why, he was doing business when the times were punk, People have to purchase, and the geezer WaS wise For he knew the way to get 'erm was to odvertise.
The Mustard Weed. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 21 June 1916
The Mustard Weed. Several wek- v o it wa. sug.ges ted i: v'-t i~- :tahle paper that one wal to -.ercon.l the mustard pest was to kick up the *young plants. I have endeavored to ex press the idea in the lines enclosed. Sirs and ladies list to me. T~,ourstro~ling o'er the lea, And a mnstard plant should see, Kick it out, kick it out. Children too should learn the rule Most important taught at school, When to school or home you're going, Or along the r. >adside play'ing. If acros? the cornlcdl straying. Please to note. rand please to heed, If you shouldnt see a mustanl weed kick it out,. kick it out. This task should teach andl all employ Each man or woman, girl or boy, l)addl's telns, or Tommy's twos, Sweet Matilda's dainty shoes, To kick it out, to kick it out. Only one shall be exemptedl Our shloeman otherwise employed, Tacking soles to boots and shoes, Firm and strong to be well nsed, For the country in its need. Kicking up the mustard eedl. Happy couple slowly straying Where th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 21 June 1916
Its Value Fully Proven.-Many per sons have escaped pneumonia by the use of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. This remedy is especially valuable for colds, and pneumonia nearl always starts with a cold- Many mothers have testified to the value of Chamberlain's Cough Rem e&y in cases of croup and whooping cough. It is an old established prepara tion that can be relied upon with implicit confidence. It is pleasant and safe to take and may be given to a child as con fidently as to an adult.-Sold by all storekeepers. Keep rour BoweIs Regular.-As every one knows, the bowels are the sewerage system of the body, andl it is of the greatest importance that they move once each dlay. If vyou bowels become consti patedl, take a dose of Chamberlain's Tab lets just after supper and they will cor rect the disorder. They will keep you healthy by keeping your bowels regular. --Sold by all stolekeepers. Croup.-Every young child is suscep tible to croup. Don't wait until this dlreadful disease attack...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 21 June 1916
COMMONWEALTH ,, OF AUSTRALIA. 4. per cent. WAR LOAN, 1925. P'RICE OIF ISSUE. PAR. TIlE 1.'IAN I1-. 1+ I I!T!.' F'O. WAIK PX I tIos i ON1Y. nat will take the form oteither istItIr.l :p .ri' K of "i:':l ' T -i s " I:.l:NIp . *4 fti4444 nf Subsriber. Th. .horb e I.*·..n i i.--re.l 4l4..h-r A r .F ! tiit.I.11KN.T olf the I'o.::no.e??alilh of .A:s?trIis. a:1..r!i-l-h .. ri.. T::E\.ilI: :.i : I, i.4,. r,4 £50.00 000. a'.f !. l!' A lT.1\I..t l I'NTERK.ST will he a t 'it.1*:';? ,,, :i-.? * ItN-ot l T C;t \I;!b I'.:? I"-N +.. .f lth" Cl?.O l~lotNAK'L;I.Ti'l 1:i ,~ ro .* 1 *l 1 Tt: i B\1?E: +'tl:l. ut C('I.4114N?) : A.\i.TIl or siTATL- :TAMP t'I, DI'TY and INTERE'? ][l : ; oi f' I.% ,.':s. I.11. - .•?4tklO ' . r 1: It1 - N wiI h- a'repted at I.\i: in lI 4lv ,'rtt of i :nnr ,?rs.!*h I'RORIATE rand St I" ':&lt; >N D ¥ "h ?, + 'is a ho. t Ir .*l Tt *TI -:> I%\'. ktr-itNT. TI:'.\?'l':T" 'Ni-?in --I;-*, *ls t-, li.t- ,t ~Ifn4 Oj . £[C£O. £ ?600. rnt od£1000. or STOCK IN.2t'!;II:E': i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 21 June 1916
OF SEASON'S GOODS AT Ilison Bros,, ,gS AND OUTFITTERS Rowe-street, Ouen. ad inspect our New and G7 t Ranue of Latest Suiting: Latest Novelties in Men's Prices to stit all _pockets TIE GLAD HAND t the well-tailored man, anc o?r tailoring is the Best! ust as easy to get the Best a. poorest, so call at once and lIeve your order with us. e display of Felt Hats in all also a large and magnificent _sortment of Latest Ties. IT'S YOUR MOVE o, call and inspect our Stock at once. . J. rateGREAT Z. ruiterer, Greengrocer, and Aerated Water aranu facturer. Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Always on Hand. Cool Drinks. EXCELSIOR BAKERY, OUYEN. ARNOLD, BAKER aND PASTRVCOOK. Quality Bread from Australian flour CATERING A SPECIALTY. Flour, Bran and Pollard in an) quantity at lowest rates. Agent for MIassey Harris farm imple ments; Royal Insurance Co.; Jas. Bartram and Co, Alfa Laval cream separators and cream cans o Waiting for a Shave AT Smith's ora lairdressing Saloon. (Next Waters' Hotel). ROGE-STREET, ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 21 June 1916
IN MEMORIAM. REES.-In sad and and loving mem ory of our darling Son, Victor, who died at Ouyen on 24th June, 1915, aged 9 yrs. and 8 months. When alone in our sorrow the bitter tears flow. When smiles through the gloom the dear long ago: Unseen, in the world He stands by our side. And whispers these words "Death can not Divide." If Thou should'st ask me to resign That which I love most ne'er was mine, I only yield to Thee what is Thine, Thy will be done. -Inserted be hIs loving parents.
A Railways Send Off. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 21 June 1916
A Railways Send Off. Three members of the Ouyen staff of the Ways and Works Branch of the Railway department have gone hence to new fields of usefulness. These are Roadmaster Kennedy, Wali, clerk, and A. Chivers, laborer. To mark their appreciation of the three as officials and comrades, about 40 of the employes assembled at Mrs. Harris' dining rooms on Friday night to bid farewell and make pre- sentations. Guard Blackie occupied the chair, having the guests on his right, while Messrs. M'Donald (superin- tendent), and Jones, (Mr. Ken- nedy's successor), were accommo- dated with seats on his left. The loyal toast having been hon- ored enthusiastically, that of the Gnests was next on the list. In proposing this one, the chairman said it was not often railway men were called together to bid fare- well to three at one time, and the gathering was proof enough that he was voicing the feelings of all when he expressed keen regret that they were losing such good officers and comrades. The t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 28 June 1916
Its Value Fully Proven.-Many per sons have escaped pneumonia by the use of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. This reiedy is especially vaIuable for colds, and pneumonia nearly always starts with a cold. Many mothers have testified to Ithe valne of Chamuberlain's Cough Rem cey in cases of croup and whooping Soug it: Its an old established prepara tidrh:lt can be relied upon with implicit confideiee It is pleasant arid safe tin itake aridimaybe given to a child as con sdently. as to an adult.-Sold by all tofikekepers. W. JO[HNSON4 GENERAIL COMIMISSION AGENT. ----OUY EN. H A opened *a Produce Store in Premxises adjoizixng Gamet nr:&lt;i S:0:ts. Prime CHAFF, OATS, BRA N AND POLLARD AT L6WEST RATES Agent tor Victorian Producers' Co-oprative Cov H. J. S. Creed, P.tRsd AND) sTO' SALESMLAN, Woome Iang. Fire. Life, Indemnitv and Lire Stock Insurances Effected. All the Best Machinery Manufaer tnrers Representative LOANS NEGOTIATED. Auction; Sales conducted is any part of the State through o...
Agricultural Colleges. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 28 June 1916
Agri4nltural eIoeges, Mr. Pyi*, Piucipal of tie- D),,lkiit .\erioculturalI Colle.gr, in hit repri i Etates thqt during the month season able wnl. htIs been carried out in all its branches. Cropping work has been pushed ahead, and Conrsiderin the limited labor available. and the fact that some of the students had no experience in prictictl work before ther entered the Colleire, is shows no time has been lost. The area under crop to date is 730 acre5, which in eludes 670 dcres on the fairm and t0 acres oi experimental plots. The re mnaininig rieaiS will be seeded early this month.ii. The earlier sown crops hsve germi nated rather well, bu-: thete is a cer tain amount of patchitnes5 showing in the late sown crops: still Itie seed is tierminatioC ant: a g'od d.ownpour will bh ini it along. UTforrtunatelv, in rtgard to the exp rinicutttl areas thi- san:e 1)ri.:ess has not been at taimed, uw1nO to the necessity of mione labor, hence the drilled plots of -200 picked varieties fiom the stud...
An Appeal. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 28 June 1916
An Appeal. The prarnt.es :,I-:eriv received by the REtv. G. B 1\'n r. t and Mr. Hall, in Ire nu:tmtc, of additiondl rart-as to be put nunder wvhean for the henefip rF our soliii.-rs when I' .V r tu:rrns f.~irtro mn helprpl to crush tw· sune, are as ftlow : Previotxsly acknowledged:-149 Acres.. 1441 0. C. Mecgler . 5 Allan M'Lean 2 R. O'Brien 2 F. E. Sonthiwell - 3 G. Matchett 3 1J. Menger 3 Ji. A. Cresp 3 1J, oiSt 3
Requires An Answer. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 28 June 1916
Requires an Answer. " A Ratepayer ' indignantly asks some questions which certainly de mand Investigtio tion: :"I would like to bring under the notice of racepay era the way their money is wasted. What is the use of sinking dams if they are to be fi!led up again by the mud whieh is pumped along with water? The pumping would not be necessary, anyhow, if the catchment drains wre leanel d out in a proper manner, and at the proper time. Just lately an attempt has been made to clean out the Boulka drains (the first since they were made)-a scoopful. here and there, taken out and then tipped on thbe catchment side to be washed back by the water, or blown back by the wind; and what is worse, I heheve the work has been passed and paid for. Are the rate payers going to allow their hard earned money and unjuAtrate to Le squandered In this way without a voice of pr otet? Wake up !"
[?]it of Limburger Cheese. [?]AR BILL, [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 28 June 1916
to? Limbarger eheese. L BILL, Ma sent me to pay a i the Grocer's last Saturday. as gave me a bit of Limburger ewrapped up in fancy paper. baving heard of the name be was anxious to know what it ke. I opened the paper when outside, smelt it-felt tired. I tlhome and put it in the coal In the mornine I went to it It was still there! Nohody ken it! I wondered what I do with it. Pa and Ma were ready for church. I put a in the back pocket of father's rid another piece in the lining rs mutf. I wvlked behind. we star ted fir church it was h;ut. When we got in chuwch looked nR~xions; mother look if something had happened. the first hymun, mother told not to sing again, as it would tne people in the trout pew ous of how he spent his Satur venitigs. After the prayer, anon clood on father's fac', C people in the next pew to ent ut. After the next hymn, * hi'p.Jred to niothers hat she nto o ent and air heruelf. ie Srenurd lessus, the church Ciriie over so see if theiC 'V stiLV syfts in the ebusc...
Nyang Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 28 June 1916
Nyang Notes. District farmers are not forgetful of the soldiers, and this was proved in a prdctical way last week when a round dozen attended at Mvr. Campbell's farm to put in some crop. Both of Mr. Campbell's sons are in the khaki clad :anks, up holding their own and our rights, and the 100 acres of crop put in is by no means too great an apprecia tion to show. We have had glorious rain for the week end, and crops will bene fit greatly. This heartens every one, and we are believing for that fall which will fill the dams. Recognising that the time is al I together ripe, or rotten, or some I hnfarmers in this district are forward in the movement to organ ize for their own benefit. At a meeting on Saturday night it was decided to form a branch of the Victorian Farmers' Union, and office bearers for the first term were chosen, as follow, from 20 mem bers enrolled for a start :-President, Mr. C. E. Williamson; vice-presi dents, Messrs. J. T. Denigan and G. V. Wallace; secretary, Mr. W. ...
Early History of the Mallee [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 28 June 1916
of the Mallee thious easy as we have g' t t.hoha of doing in AustrabaI b da zger Ii forg~etting bl11,ory of tilbe Mllee e[ pioride a subje~us cf intefse Urlest uot unly to those now here, to those who are to coic after Eor all too long deemed a desert h would growr' nothing hiut the Lb whih curnbered ii, or attbest, sheep to a big number of acres, the farsightedness of those who iewred with a practical eye e we it now, as recently ca ed by the Jinister for Lands, toast desired of any of our re jug mnilliolns of jacres of Crown TThat, ,s the light of reason tha brain of oar law makers, ill lwcoou' even more desired no doubts, hut this is not the place inter on the political aspect. It he historical we are now con ed with, and Mr. G. Feitz, who to have been one of the first yeter the Mrlee with the inten of opening it up, promises to ly soee facts which must prove iS7, savs Mr. Feitz, his father himself were on a visit to Ant station, nLr: DimUboola. SceigY well things looked there, t...
Glorious Rainfall. GREAT SEASON ASSURED. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 28 June 1916
Glorious Rainfall. I GREAT SEASON ASSURED. One does not need to tax his memory very much to remember a similar season to the present one. It is merely a matter of observa tion. But to go back a few years. In 1893 the famous Goulburn Val ley was not quite the garden it is to-day, but wheat growing held the farmers in a grip. The year open ed badly. January, February and March were dry. April gave light rain, May improved, and June Ifound the watering can tipped up to some tune. What was the re suIt ? Well, if you look up records you will probably find that wheat that year touched its lowest in the history of the State. Those who could, held on, and one man at least bought what he could afford, and did not sell until 1896, when he got a big price for all-he was quite satisfied. We do not suggest that wheat this year is going to reach the ebb again, but we do say, without fear of the consequences, that 1916 is going to be a year of yield to remember. Up to the end of last month. the to...