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"BARONESS" PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
'. MA RONFPS" PITDP1NG. A most exceedingly good pudding. -:,'lb. . Jlour, ^lh. stoned raisins, Jib best kidney suel, i small leaspoon fid salt, J. pint milk. Hoil lA hours with ci 111 stopping. This is t, yry rich, and served with cream is delicious. "Well, did you disc.ovor anything in Stump's past life that wo can use against him V" Peieetive : "-Not ;i thing'. All he e\er did before he came litre was to sell awnings." Election Apeut : "Why. that's just what we want. We'll sny that he has beon mixed up in SOUTH1 decidod ly shady transactions."
MILK JELLY. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
, MJLlv JELLY. * Milk jelly or Wane mange Is nour ishing as. wcll as rofrosliing and if carefully',flavoured, is generally liked. Tho flavouring'should bo varied as much v as possible. To add a small quarter-pint pot of blatk currant jelly to a pint of the blatie-nmngq .flavours it very pleasantly, while brandy, almond, lemon and vanilla can .also be used to make variety. ?Junket-is an excellent food, and, if served with whipped and flavour ed cream, is extremely nourishing. ]\Iilk soup is delicious if carefully jnade, and quite inexpensi ve. To make it, put- one pint of milk in a double saucepan, or in a well-cov ered jar that can bo put in a oven. Add to it a little of any root vegetable you happen to have on hand-turnip, carrot, onion, celery, artichoke-cutting' them into small pieces first. Let simmer gently till the vegetables are tender, then strai'i, pressing the vegetables gently to ' get out the juice. Thicken slightly with arrowroot, avid a flavouring of , pepper and salt,...
BUTTERMILK CAKE. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
BUTTERMILK CAKF,. ] Five cups flour, 2 cups sugar, J. j cup currants, 1 tablespoon butter, I 2 teaspoons carbonate of sodu, 1 quart buttermilk, 2 tablespoons | cinnamon, .some peel, or flavoured with vanilla essance. .Mix the but- | ter and sugar, theu mix with the flour , and buttermilk. liavo ready buttered moulds. Bake in a mod erately .quick oven.
GOLDEN CAKE. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
GOLDEN CAKE. Half lb. butter, ljlb. white sugar, 8 cups flour, J cup. milk, yolks of 6 eggs/. ...white,of 1 egg, "1 teaspoon cream of tartar, i teaspoon suda, 20 drops essence of almonds. Stir the-butter to a cream, mix with sugar, swhisk the eggs, add to the sugar and butter,. 1 then add Hour ; lastly, the soda and cream of tar tar. Put into a buttered mould djisted with line biscuit. Bake ill a moderate oven 1J hours.
A Story of the Boer War. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
A Story of the Boer War. I Brigadier-General .J. E. Gough, in a lecture at the London University, on "Counter Attacks," emphasised the value of suddenness and fierce ness in n countcr-at.tack. and the danger of pus him; tt too fur. Ho quoted, as a good example in Bri tish history oi' n successful counter attack. a ch.ir£e a' Wasyon Hill in the Boer War. For about ten hours the opposing sides won.' entrenched within a distance of from fifteen to rifly yards of, each other, and fierce '"irine took p}«ee. No successful charpe could he made. for only a sa. .11 party could hear the officer «i'.r the order, and in every case they were shot down as soon as they jrot to * heir feet. It was; facinjr certain death. lint 12.'!0 men o'" the ]>e\on F'egiment came up un ob^erved !y the enemy, and were dephned quii-tJy. Fveryt hin;_r was explained to them. and v, hen the or der was en en they suddenly topped the rise, raced across the few score yards, and the Boers vanished. An anirrv a d v...
A Submarine Earthquake. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
A Submarine Earthquake. A j | Near tho enu 01 the year 1910, tho Glasgow steamer, Cadillac, 5,000 tons register, while on a voyage to Philadelphia, passed through an ex | traordinai'y and terrifying exper ience. Karly one morning the lookout re ported tho approach of a huge wave and far away in the direction indicated, a huge volume of water could be made out, bearing steadily on towards the vessel. Captain M'Kay was immediately aroused, ! and hurried to the bridge. The Ca j dillac was put. about, so that she I met the cataract of water bow on, j and while everyone clung to any j support available, the vessel was lifted high into the air, with many feet of hor stem clear. Then, as tlie wave passed, she slid down in to the following trough, her decks partly submerged. Almost every thing movable w'a s washed awny, but the timely warning by tho .watch proved the salvation of the:'.crew. : Tho sea was observed to. be in. a -phenomonal stato --.of commotion: It appeared: literally to boi...
Why You Hide Your Head in Bed. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
Why You Htde Your Head in Bed. &lt;Av Win. "LEE HOWAllD, M.D.) Children and often adults will, upon getting into bed, duck tlieir heads under the coverings and re main quiet for some time. This is not a form of play nor a sign of fear. U is instinctive In man-a trait left us from tho timo our ancestors lived In their treo beds. The ourang-outang of Bor neo and the gorilla of Africa to day do the same tiling' when thev curl up to sleep. They have a pile upon which they ["lace their heads, regardless of tho other parts of their bodies. Sometimes they reach up and pull down the thick-leaved branches, 'it is not done for warmth, but probably with tho ostrich-like idea that the head oncc covered so they cannot see they believe their enemies are also kept from seeing tho sleeping forms. Birds, also, sleep with their heads liiddeu en tirely out of sight uiidei* their fea thers. .: Whatever is the reason, the point is that Wo still retain _in our ..-early mental life this ancestral ...
A Self-closing Gate. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
A Self-closing Gate. 4 The gate here illustrated is, made of five pieces of 2-n. pipe, 2-iu. el bows, two 2-ln. tees, one piece of l£-in. pipe, oue lj-in. nipple, one l^-in. elbow, one 1^-in. flange, ono 2-in. flange, and ono £-iu. bolt. The 1^-in- pipe is connected as shown, and extends through and al most to the bottom of tho 2-in. pipe end of tho gate, ' where it is fastened with the holt. The 2-in. j pipe and connections sire put to- . gether us .shown, and the l>ott&lt;>in ] pine on the gate end is nil .sloping ; as shown at A. When the sale is : pushed ckh«r way it rises oil ac- | eo'.int of the slopi:n: parts, and i when released" its weight will eause i it t;o elose for t lie same reason. ! Purple face powder is the latest J fashion fad in N~ew York City. It ! is intended to be"used only at night. j when its otfeei is said to he eharin- : ing, especially on faces which still j retain a tiiuge of holiday tar.. The ; new* powder, costs from 10e. to XI I a box. i ...
Monuments to Potatoes. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 10 April 1914
Monuments to Potatoes. ?,, There are monuments to human be ings, to animals; and, in one case known to the writer, to a lifeboat, but it 1ms been reserved to .-Ger many to rear monuments to the potato. At Offonberg, in Germany.'- a;pri vate donor has erected a really beautiful monument in honoor of tho potato. Tho ? upper part is a statue of Sir Francis Brake, who is alleged to have introduced the plant into IDurope. This, and the pedestal also, is draped with gar lands o&lt;" the potato plant, with full grovvii tubers. - On one side of the j edeolal is Drake's nameon an other the name of the donor is given. Nor is this the only German'town having a monument to the glorifica tion of the potato. The town of Murz has a similar statue to Drake and the , potato, and in severaL of the small towns of the . Empire there are similar monuments. The funny, thing about these sta tues to Drake in association - witli the introductionof the potato/is that Drake had.no more to do wifcji th...
To Disinfect a Cowshed. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 17 April 1914
To Disinfect a Cowshed. It is always good practice where n contagious disease of any kind has (faineil acw*«s to tho herd to dis infect the entire stable. In fact, this is often imperative if it iS de sired to stamp out the disease. Disinfection is absolutely neces»«ry j where tul.Ksrculosis has gained ac-1 cess to the herd. Bulletin 12." of j the Pennsylvania State College of Agriculture recently published gives « plan for disinfecting the stable which is valuable for this as well as for some other diseases : 1- Hemovc all manure, litt«*, loose dirt, loose, rotten boards and scrape the floor cImui. 2. Sweep the ceilings and walls free from cobwebs, dust and dirt. Wash the feed boxes, inangets, hails and partitions With hot water containing enough- lye or washing powder tcTcut the dirt. Scrub all these objects vigorously with a stiff brush. Spray thp "walls, ceilings and floors with bichloride of mercury solution (1,100) or a 5 per cent, carbolic acid solution (not crude"). ;,.Vlush...
THE FARM. Burrless Trefoil. A FLANT OF GREAT VALUE TO GRAZIERS. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 17 April 1914
Burrless Trefoil. A FLA NT OK GREAT VALUE TO GRAZIERS. Two species of plants known jn common English ns Nfedicks, or more scientifically, as belonging to the gem's Mcdicago, should appeal to Australian graziers (snys an ar ticle in "Dalgety's Review"). The name of the plant is said to be de rived from the word "Modike," the name cpven by the Grecian scientist, Pioerides to a grass obtained by hini from Media. The term, how ever, convoys but. little to the average Australian ; but when he is informed that lucerne is one of its species-that plant being known bo tanically as Med ic a go saliva-that trifolinm, or clover, is another, and that there are about forty other useful fodder plants bearing- the same generic title, he will at once grant that the world of agriculture owes "a very large debt indeed to the jtonus Medicago. None of these forty odd species.' are Australian na tives, but a number of them have been introduced-either purposely or fortuitously-into the .continent, where t...
Presentation. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 17 April 1914
Presentation. (^Froni a Convspomleut) Tile fiieuds of Mrs Flack i&lt;n(l faille i ily, of Polkernmet, met at her homo on Wednesday night, 25tli uH., to wish her good luck and prosperity, and say goodbye preYioiis tc her go ing to live at. Ballarafc A rery en joyable evening was spent: Those inclined to dance had a good time nn> til about Rudmght.. After the good supper had been provided by the ladies the oroning took the form of a pres^ entation to Mrs Flack. A lady's hand Lag Rud n purse of sovereigns were handed over to that good lady, to which she responded in a vary neat speech, and ret timing of thanks to her friends whom she would not fcr« get. 1. ancing was atjain resumed until the nmftll hours, all going homo feeling what et great pity it waB that Mrs Flack and family weie going away, It is Bometh'ng like 32 years since the lateSJr P Flack came to the Wimmera from the WeBtern district to start farming Mr Flack died florae oighteen or twenty months age Mrs and tlio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 17 April 1914
Shire of Fowree PAYMENT OF R *.TES rjHHE iUTE COLLECTOR will be ia attendance at the following places at the times named for tha purpose of collecting Shire and Water Trust rates: - HARROW, Thursday, April i(i, Foley's hotel, 10 a.m to 5 p m SAL'l LAKE^., Friday; April I7, Co* operative store 11 a.m (o 4 p.m TELANGATU K EAST, Saturday, April iS. Hall at School, 11 a.m to 4 p.m GYMBOWEN. Thursday, April 23, foaybery's botel. 11 a.m till 5 p.m GOROKE, Friday, April 24, Seery's hotel, 10 a.m to 5 p.m MINIMAY, Saturday, April 25, Car» racher's store, 11 a.m to 5 p.m APSLEY, 1 uesday, April jS, Whittle's hotel, 1 j a.m to 5 p,m Rates remaining unpaid after nth May will bo subject to added inter at the rate of 6 per cent per annum from the nth November last JAMES DONALDSON To Let on Shares ri^O let on Shares for immediate J- Cropping or Fallowing, roo, 200 or 300 acres good Malleo land. Sitrllar land grew 6 bags this season. Easy terms. Apply . t " MfcIL " OFFICE, Natimuk * Notice To Tres...
GOROKE R.C RACES [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 17 April 1914
G080KE 1C RICES I Tu» annual 'nice 'meeting under the auspices of the Goroke B.C. Church was held on Easter Monday, and passed off successfully iu every way. The weather was face, the attendance good, the fields large and the raoing interesting. The officials carried out their duties well, particularly the secretaries, Messrs 111. Seeiy and Jos. Tierney. Mr J. Breon made a hard working and courteous president. Details of the racing : 1-TRIAL STAKES, six fwrlongs, for horses that have never won a race exceeding £o First, trophy value £2/10/ ; second, £l. Entry, 3/6 W H Knight's jloua, 9.1 (Ruth) 1 Dickerson's Wee Brownie, P.4 (W Ballard) 2 Cameron's Miss Coppick, 9.1 (O'Leary) ... ... ... 3 Othor starters - Gymbowen, 9 4; Mountain Hope, 9-4 ; Slow Shot 9.4 Belting .-Evens Mona, beat puce 2 to I Smith's Lady Stella won this racfi bat a protest by Mona°§ owner that the winner had won as Waitress was upheld and the race awarded to Mona 2 -GALLOWAY HANDICAP, 6 furlongs, for ponies 14.2 a...
UNIMPROVED VALUE. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 17 April 1914
DN1HPR0YED VALEE, Sir In looking over your repor' of last Kowree Council meeting I noticed a memo from the Rating Re form League dealing with that much needed reform, rating on the unim proved value In dealing with that correspondence the statements made by the President (Cr ' Phillip) and Or Hoare cannot be lightly passed over. The subject is an all important ono and the attention of all rateoayors should be focussed upon it. . The report reads : - " The President said he was not in favor of rating on the unimproved value They had a good guide to the value in the market value but uo one on earth could fix the unimproved value" I can quite understand the President, as an individual being opposed to the unimproved system, but in his posi tion as a ratepayers' representative he has not a leg to stand.upon. As the price of land is subject to booms and depressions the market yalue is j anything but a good basis for rating purposes. Valuers, as a rule, pav little heed to the market,, bas...