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MAIL ARRANGMENTS. MAILS CLOSE AT ORBOST FOR [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
MAIL ARRANGMENTS. MAILS CLOSE AT ORBOST FOR Cuninghame. Bairnsdale, Melbourne, etc., daily at 8.30 a.m. Bonang, Bendoc, Delegate River, Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Murrungowar, Tuesday, 9a.m., Satur day, 8.30 a.m. Brodribb, Cabbage Tree, Bemm, Club Terrace, Combienbar, Genoa, Saturday, 2.30 p.m. Marlo, Saturday, 3 p.m. MAILS DUE AT ORBOST FROM Cuningbhame, Bairnsdale, Melbourne, etc., daily, 2 p.m. Bonang, Bendoc, Delegate River, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6 p.m. SMurrungowvar, Monday, 2 p.m. Brodribb, Bemm, Caun, Genoa, Tbursday, 2 p.m. Nowa Nowa, Bruthen, Saturday, 2 p.m.
SPLIT YARD Feb. 27. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
SPLIT YARD -4----- (FROM oUR oWN CORRESPONDENT) Feb. 27. Bush fires have been raging here lately and a good deal of grass has been burnt. Mr T, Miles had a nar row escape of losing his homestead, his house, being surrounded by fire. The fire-fighters deserve great credit for the way they fough the flames. The dry weather is beginning to tell on the maize crops, which up till now.had been looking very well, but there is no shortage of grass yet. Tobacco-growers have started har vesting their tobacco Mr T. Brownlie has a good sample o' heavy pipe leaf, while Mr T. McCoy has a very fine sample of cigar leaf. Large sheds have been erected for curing the leat a.d everywhere you go there is a marked advance in settle ment, The bush that was three years ago a wilderness is now a net work of fences. Quite an army of new settlers have taken up holdings here, some of them having travelled 5603 miles in search of land. All the available area has been selected and a number of would-be selectors...
RAILWAY TIME TABLE TRAINS DEPART FOR MELBOURNE DAILY: [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
RAILWAY TIME TABLE TRAINS DEPART FOR MEL BOURNE DAILY: Sale, 7.40 a.m. Arrive at Flinders street 1.30 p.m. Bairnedale, 2.15 p.m. °Sale, 4.33 p.m; Arrive at Flinders street at 10.25 p.m. MONDAYS: Bairnedale (via Maffra), 5.40 a.m. Arrive at Flinders-street 1.30 p.m. THURSDAYS and SBATURDAYS: Bairnsdale, 5.40 a.m. Arrive at Flinders street 1.30 p.m. TRAINS LEAVE MELBOURNE DAILY: Flinders street 7.52 a.m. Arrive at Sale 1.26 p.m., Bairnadale 3.25 p.m. Flinders street 4.30 p.m. Arrive at Sale 10.20 p.m. MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS and SATURDAYS: Flinders street, 4.30 p.m. Arrive Bairnsdale 12.25 a.m.
GENERAL NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
GENERAL NEWS As a result of the recent visit of the Minister of Public Works to Malla coota it is probable that a committee of officers from the Public Works and Forests departments will be appointed to make inquiry as to whether 'it is worth while spending a large sum of money on port improvements at Malla. coots or Gabo Island, when the forest could be tapped from Orbost. By ex tending the line another 10 or 15 miles beyond Orbonst it is considered that the heart of the forest can be reached. The Railway Commissioners and persons en gaged in the timber trade will be invited to express their views, and the commit tee of experts will, as soon after it is appointed as possible, make an inspec tion of the whole of the timber area in question. When it has completed its inquiries and reported to the Ministers, a recommendation will bIe made to the Cabinet. The outlook for the Malla coota harbor is not very encouraging, but the prospect of extending the rail way beyond Orboot is wore bop...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
llarvesting Machinery MOWING MACHINES, REAPERS AND BINDERS We can now supply with our Mowing Machines a Scrub-cutting Cutter Bar; also a Weeder Attachment by which the Cutter Bar can be raised from 5in. to 10in. above usual position, thus enabling weeds, bracken, etc., to be cut without damaging grass crop. HAY RAKES, HAY rT1EDDERS. The best quality goods only. A large stock of duplicates kept. H. JAMES & CO. Maize Products Ppty., Ltd. Works : Footscray. CASH buyers of: MAIZE on contract system at a flat rate. Contract form to be seen at the office of Mr R. J. Mosley, Folicitor, Orbost, WE ARE NOW OPENING A LARGE- AND SPECIALLY SELECTED STOCK OF Drapery, Millinery, -Manchester, Haberdashery, Mercery ana Wearing Apparel _Of Every Description for Autumn and Winter. DON'T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY OF PURCHASING' THE LATEST. A Large Consignment of the Latest Styles in Foot wear has just arrived, and is now opening. A NE\V LOT OF WALLPAPERS TO HAND IN VERY PRETTY DESIGNS. Don't leave ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
The adjourned monthly meetinig ,of the O.rbost Shire Council .will be held -this ,afternoon. :: Slhe.annual, sho,- of- thcI ~Cann Riv e r 'Agricultu ra[lSociety vIl'be held "onI uaesday`, agnd a grind ball till't.ke lace in th evening The `showgrows:ro' ini =.imp o rtance: every year and_ has now become one' of thie: leading igdistrict fixt tures! % On oiLday it eaoroasrtitd that anotdier serious acci"eint li ad oc curred o: :thie railway cutting, .but nquiry elidited .the fact. ilat it was iot so hd a: reported. :.An' elderly iii iianiamed .Fletcher, when _workin?gstruck lthe pickintd his leg, whic: h i:.was' ii. an ulcerated state, and the wound bled. pro fusely Dr.:Kerr" was sent for;and took- the inecessary :stepsi to sto the hemorrhage. . The practice of dilepositing rub. bish oni: roads.:. aid: vacaift illot men :is oipe?i to strong objection, and the council lisi'provided a. ribbisl dep :and eenacted. a' y la mniaking it .punisiable to' leave rubbishliin any other pIlace. A' ...
HIGHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
HIGHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL The head teacher of the Higher Ele mentary School desires to acknowledge with thanks the following contributions. towards a fund for purchasing iustru ments. f.;r a bugle band:A-- Friend iOa, .HT. 10s, Mrs G, Nixon 5?. M rs L.A.- Slatteric 5s, H. A. Robinson 5, A: Saunders 5l;0 CM. Murray sL, E. F. Feely.2i Gd, L. Ross 23 6d, M A. ,iHalcolm 5 , G.: Grose 2s 6d,. W.:_:: Prior 2s, C. O. Drevermann-o, Mrs 'tarshall. 3, 1Mr Munro 2s, Mr Ingrain 2s, I. M. Shortell 2s, A. J....Simpson 2s, C..Arkins 2.. &lt;Gd : R. acalister 55s, J.iM 2s Gd. The list is still, open and further contributions will' be acknowledged in a future issue.
WORKER'S COMPENSATION ACT, 1914 [VICTORIA] [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
WORKER'S COMPENSATION ACT, 1914 [VICTORIA] By the provisions of this Act, liabi. lity of a very serious nature isimposed on all employers of labour-whether it be domestic, clerical or manual. Hitherto an employee has had certain rights of recovery of damages in respect of injuries received in his employer's service through defective plant or through negligence of the emp!oyer or of persons in his service. Now, how ever, no care on thee iinoyer's part will be of avaii,- a the Biil provides that the employer will be responsible for all and every accident sustained by his em ployees during the course of their em ployment. YOUR LIABILITY. ,1. COMPENSATION. The Compensation payable is: SACCDENT SECTION. (a). In case of death-A- sum equal to three years' wages of the deceased or the sum of £200, whichever is greater, but not ex ceeding £500 in all. (b). WVhere death does not result from the injury-Half wages, not exceeding £1 10s per week until recovery, or until the sum of £500 has been ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
KNOW THIS ?" Our reprcesntative, Mr Beck, will visit your district, and bring with him Samples of all that is Newest and Best in MEN'S and BOYS' CLOTHING and LADIES' TAILOR-MADE COSTUMES. He will be pleased to pay you a visit in your own home if you will drop him a line, C.o. lHAltltIS' CLUB HOTEL, ORBOST. STUART & CO., PTY., LTD., 'LINDERS ST., MELBOURNE. "The House for High Value. -?HUGH W ILLIAMS SDEGS to announce that he has taken over -... the Undertaking Business formerly carried cn -by MIr James Plcyieli and is prepared to conduct Funerals in any part of the district at reasonable rates. All conveniences supplied on application. Inquiries may be made at Messrs Drover mann and Co.'s, Ironmongers, T. J. M cCOY. - o Undertaker, Wolseiey Street, Orbost. Funerals Conducted in all parts of the district. Plain, Trimmed and Polished Collins. FIrST-cLASS HEABSEi AND PLUMES Charges Moderato. T J..McCOY, who has 38 years' experi ence, knows what you require. G. H. VICKERS, Under...
THE TIDES High water at Marlo and Conran. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
THE TIDES High water at Marlo and Conian. Friday, Mar.-20, 2.41 a;m. 3.6 p.m. Saturday, ,, 21, 8.80 ,, 3 55 ,, Sunday, ,, 22, 4.21 ,, 4.47 ,, Monday, ,, 23, 5.16 ,, 5.43 ,, Tuesday, ,, 24, 6.12 ,, 6.42 ,, Wednesday, 25, 7.11 ,, 740. ,, Thursday, , 26, 8.6 ,, 8.32 ,, Friday, ,,17, 8.56 ,, 9.19 ,, Saturday, ,, 28, 9.41 ,, 10.1 ,, Sunday, ,, 29, 10.21 ,, 10.40,, Monday, ,, 30, 10.59 ,, 11.18 , Tuesday, ,, 31, 11.86 ,, 11.57 ,, WednesdayAp.1, - ,, 12.16 ,, Thursday ,, 2, 12.36 ,, 12.57,, These times may vary according to weather ,.conditions, westerly winds causing the tides to hold up later,
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. Impeorfect drainago is one of the chief causes. of. orohard trees' dying. Usually the grower. attributes the loss of liis trees to covery 'known. disease beforoe' giving tlhe drainageosysto Trea soaablo coisideratibn. It 'matters not whether footro be ii febtious oi .not, prevention ,s lbeither than cure, and if such slieep .as are lame aro: removed from the flock,;'they canll 1'attended to more offectuailly'and readily, and :tho disease' cured. more quickly than if allowed to runl with' the ,rlemainder' of tho 'eck...::. . .. MlIlk should alw'lys b) hIeated iiajck eted vessels so' lhat' it' will linot get bfirnod. The praotic-of introdduing livd steanI into milk as 'a means - of h.oating is most objectionlble. Sediment. is often carried in the steami'fi'o 'thlie boiler, arid -whi o water softenllg;,coin piounds are used, the millk will bedcone tainted. M illk a1:1 a lmaxinullll viselstCity 'at a tolleierature of 32 ldeg'to 'O deg-., ; .As tile 'tempeoature . of ...
WATER REQUIREMENTS IN PLANTS. (W. C. Palmer, Agri, Editor, N. Dak. Agri, College.) [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
iret or .itCrOST,. SWATER RElUIREMENTS IN ;. PLANTS. (\V ., ?. 'aler, Agri. Editor, N. Dak. .. Agri. College.). 'Dilerut. crops . r"q . r',inse ddfaie. 1,, 1 iouits of 64 wate r.. ieso amouits..als6. vatry for cadl a )o . uiider -ditorent: cli nmitio colnditiolls:'; . kno ledge; of thiesoir uatiera .cquiirenits of, tue differ ent'crops' iiay: in mameasure serve as'-a guide' in selsctihlg.tie ones bct adalit- e?l.to certain: sec?tionhg Briggs andt lShlant of tliac IJJireaut of Plant industry, \Washlingili, D. O.- C have carried on m vest4igiacons .ii jtlib itor. requirements of ditferent c:rops it Akron, colo., and it. Amsri'llo and Dalharnt, 'l'xas, in 1910\and 191I:.' ,Tld results of -tese expceriiiCnts.alreo given i5 lBulletii. No. 8-4i ".Iluiuu of. laiit iidn stry. &lt; G.l averiagof :these exeipiments are as fol mows:-Pounds .water :iequiret to pro duce a: pound of -diay.matter (wl'Olc plaft)t-mllet:, 275. 'sorghum 306, pig weed 275, tuinble wen.t 277, y 3ais.si histlo :...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. N.S.W. LABOR CAUCUS. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
LATEST TELEGRAMS. -4-- N.S.W. LABOR CAUCUS. MELBOURNE, Thursday. The Labor caucus at Sydney en deavored yesterday to compel the Minis try to refrain from appointing Mr Flowers Minister of Health. Mr Holman said that he would re gard a motion to that eff.ct as one of censure. The caucus had the right to say what legislation should be dealt with, but the Ministry had the sole right of administration. If the motion were carried he would resigh. In view of this dcclaration the motion was not adopted.
COURTING AND SCIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
COURTING AND SCIENCE.. "Yes," .said the young man, as he threw himself at the feet of the pretty school-teacher, "I love you, and would go to the world's end for you!" "You could not go to the end of the ,woild ior" mu; James. The world or th0 earth, as it is called, is round like a: bhll, slightly flattened, at the poles. Onb of the 'first lessons,'in the element 'ary igeography ,is devoted to the shape of the globe. You must have studied it wheie you oro erea boy." "Of courso I did butf V A"id it is nfo longer ' theory. Cir huin-navigators have established thait fact." "'I know; V lit nhat I meinut:w as that I woulldd do anytbhing to please you. Ah, S~incerval l f If .you knew the aching 'Thlere is no;such t1hiin as is void, J:ilies!icl Nature "alhors a vacuum; but, 'admittniig that theliro could be suchl' a t?hing, l\ow could' the void .you speaik of be a void, if tlhere was an iche iu it?" YI meant-to sa'iy that my life will be :Inliely vithoit :.you-that you. are my dailý thoui...
EXCHANGE NO ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
EXCHANGE NO ROBBERY. ::ali?i wlitS btt little Ihere below Wl ir his co6loris.browni, aind h' lives on a: South Sea' island whieo no traders comte. But after traderrs arrive, lhe de\velops rapidly ill sorts of iunpreced eonted wants.- . Heo irakes passionate acoumiulations of blcads. lie yearns to see hlis brown wife deisert liher ''tapa pctticoat and wireatli of floiieors for the crumpet tones of a, print in "Tuikey. red."' "Ho finds extraordinary plea sure in twanging the Jew's harp. Calp tain Strasburg, who has an entertain ing articlo -.in the January ''Lone Hand" on "Trading in the South .Seas" declares that tiade goods ar's about the most veird collection of goods ever brought together in one ship." It was in 18,1S that he made .his -first South -Seas venture--at tnhat date, the simple islander had not, of course, acquired theo more modern taste for 'grando phones. The'trxding sohooner carried, besides prints and liarps, plenty, of 'hoop iron' "knives of all sorts, .toma hawks-...
IMPORTANCE OF WATER TO CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 20 March 1914
IMPORTANCE OF WATER TO CROPS. Experiments conducted for the past fourteen years have led to the follow ing conclusions of interest to the prao tical farmer in the matter of rotation of crops. Potatoes require the least water, and leave the subsoil rich in moisture. They therefore leave the soil in a more favorablo condition for suhbseiuont crops, provided that the getting in of the potatoes be not un duly delayed and that nitrogen be add ed to the soil in a readily assimilable form. Peas are another orop which absorb little moisture from the soil; oats, on the other hand, take up much. As far as the moisture of the soil is con cerned, it is better to grow wheat after rye than rye after wheat. Olover ex hausts the moisture of the soil in the highest degree. Thus in dry years, a crop sown after clover will find the con ditions of the soil unfavourable and will develop slowly. Oh, could there in this world, be found Some little spot of happy ground, Without the village tattling--Holmes...