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CEREAL GROWING. CHANGE OF SEED. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 20 March 1914
CEREAL GROWING. CHANGE OF SEED. A belief commonly Iheld among cereal growers is that change of seed is more or'less necessary every two or three years. It ^ would appear, however, that this belief is founded on opinion rather than on well-ascertained fact. In Canada decided results have been obtained at. the Ontario Agricultural College. A number of varieties of oats, barley, wheat and potatoes have been grown in the experimental grounds from 18 to 21 yeais without a change of seed from outside sources. In practically all cases the yields per acre in recent years have been greater than those during the earlier part of the experiment. Taking an average, it is found that the yields have in creased to a remarkable degree. The soil on which these varieties have been grown has changed but little in fertility in the period under review. It therefore seems possible to grow the same varieties for a considerable length of time without change of seed, providing care is taken in the selection ...
Church Services. Services will be held on Sunday next as follows:— [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 20 March 1914
Church Services. Scvviccs \vill*bo hold on Stimlny next na follows:— ^ Ciiuitcn or Ciiiust—U1 irnn. No Sur I'jnairtTKiciAN Ciiuncii—ChHlimjollalj, 11 u.iii.; Stratford Enst, 2p.m.; Wowiu, 4 p.m.; Ultima,.*3 .UO p.m.—Mr J. Rohkut HON. Mktuomst Chuuch.—Ultinrn, J1 p.m., Mr Rolling; McRtinu E.» Jl p.m., Mr Nnldcr; I'oJisliet, U p.m., Mr Jiibort; Waitcliie South, 7.00 p.m., Mr Boilings, i
SHOOTING GAME OUT OF SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 20 March 1914
SHOOTING. GAME OUT OP SEASON. Walter Dodsou, was proceeded against by Constable Weibye for having iir his possession native game, to wit, ' a teal: duck, during the close season, oil the 10th Janii avy. . Mr Smith. appeared . for, the defence.-!' Constable Weibvc.pro duced the proclamation in the Government Gazette, .proclaiming the close season for wild duties, lieb.e Stanycr gave evidence that at ■1 o'clock on the afternoon of 19th January she was at her parents house at Yando when she heard several shots fired in Lake Yando, which was close to the house. Saddled her horse and rode into the lake and saw defendant in the lake. carrying a teal duck. She was about a chain from him. He walked behind a tree, and and she rode tip to him. Saw him throw the duck down when she was about three yards from him. She walked away and got off the horse and picked up the duck and rode after him. Showed him. the duck and said, "Don't you call this a duck?" He;replied, "You shot that your self," Sli...
The Ultima Star & Chlilinoollah Express Friday, March 20. IMPORTANT SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 20 March 1914
Tfoc Clltima Star ChlUuiooUab Gxpreoa Friday. March 20. Important Sale. Spencer, Vatns and Co., under in structions From the mortgagees, will sell on Wednesday, 25th March, all those pieces of land beins lots 1 to 9 together with the well-known Ultima Railwav House, Wine Cafe and Sale Yards erected thereon. Full particulars appear in another column. Not Coaiisn. A change lme bccomo necessary in the appointment to the Ultima Methodist Iluinc Mission Station, owing to Mr.I\ H. ltouhmds refusing to come so fur north. Mr T. li. Munday, of Yarm Junction, 1ms therefore been appointed to fill the vurancy» Personal. The news of tho death of Mrs R. Smith was received with regret on l-Viduy last- Tho defeased lady, with her hus band and family, had resided in Lalbuvt for many yours, but of late the parents and several of the family (which num bers 14) removed to Bolinda. Mr ,;A. Smith, Ultima, is a uon of tho deceased lady. The remains wore interred in tho Bunvood cometory on Saturday lust. U...
Quambatook. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 20 March 1914
' Quambatook. : Following on the nice down pour of 61 poin ts, we were treated locally on Thursday night to a further 26, making a total of 87. Towanninie reports an inch for Thursday night's fall. The rain set in at Kaneira at 7 p.m., and the major portion of the district was benefited. This will do in calculable good to farming com munity in addition to saving householders from a water famine in respect of goad ser viceable water. The application of Mr Robert Leng, of Iterance, auctioneer for Mr Donald M'Donald, was en dorsed ''Granted" by Mr Penne father, P.M., at the local Court 6f Petty Sessions this morning. &lt; A number of old age pensions were before Mr Pennefather, P.M., yesterday. The various applications were granted.
BOORT [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 20 March 1914
BOORT The Premier, Mr AVatt, lias re ceived a cable from Mr Klwood Mead,-.stating lie has obtained a release from the % tentative agree ment with the University of Cali fornia, and will return to Victoria in June. Ou Monday morning a bomb was delivered by post at the Lands De partment-. Aa the package was bcin^ opened there was a loud ex plosion, and Messrs Lee and Uastie, Closer Settlement Commissioner*, and )?. G. Jones, an attendant, wero injured, but not seriously. They hud a wonderful eseupe. The par cel was posted in Sydney. A collision between mail andSgood?: trains at Exeter (N.S.W.) shortly be fore midnight on Friday was respon sible for the death of U passengers and the injury of many others. The acei den: was caused by a heavy fog ob scuring a danger signal. The impact came with a roar which to resident* for miles around sounded like distant thunder. Heartrending scenes followei the collision. Mr \V. Southern, who has bruii fir-t assistant nt the Poort post office during ...
MRS. E. KEATING. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 20 March 1914
MRS. E. KEATING. The death occurred about G last Monday of Mrs E. Keating, of Quambaiook, wife of Mr Edwd. Keating, well known throughout the district. The deceased lady had been in indifferent health for about three months, and sought medical advice in Bendigo. She had been on the mend' and journeyed to Melbourne by the excursion train on the 24th ult. Mrs Keating was not feeling too well, and had a premonition that it would be better to return home which she did last Saturday. On Monday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, Dr. Matenson was sent for post haste, but Held out no hops of recovery.- The late Mrs Keating was a resident of this district for 27 years, and had reached the age of 52 years at the time of her death. Mrs Keating was an aforetime resident of Pannaba bawn. Mr Jack Shannon, of Quambatook, is a brother of de ceased, and Mrs J. O'Brien, Mrs Burns, of Chillingollah, and Mrs Lcs. Sherlock are daughters. The family is held in esteem through out our vast areas here, and the demise...
OBITUARY. MRS. R. SMITH. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 20 March 1914
OBITUARY. MRS. R. SMITH. The many friends in the Lal bert and surrounding districts will learn with deep regret of the death of Mrs Rebecca (Joseph) Smith of Greenhills, Bolinda, late of Lalbert and formerly of Wnu • bra, which took, place, after nin&lt;?, weeks' illness, at the residence of her son-in-law, J. C. Gamble. 9 Walker street, Northcote, Friday: morning last, the 13th inst,, the immediate cause being septic pneumonia, following an opera tion. Mrs Smith, who., was very widely known and highly respec ted, was born in Adelaide, South Australia, who with her parents (Hickmotts) came to Waubra, Victoria about 1S5S,' where in the year 18G!) she married Joseph Smith of that place, who with her and five children migrated to Lal bert in 1879 where she remained till 1913 and removing therefrom in that year to Bolinda. Through the many years of residence at Lalbert she faced the struggles and misfortunes such as pioneers can only relate, with a large and young family bravely...
POSTAIL RATES. NEW SCHEDULE DETAILED. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 27 March 1914
POSTAIL RATiiS. NEW SCHEDULE DETAILED. Tiio new postotjo rates, which came into forco on 1st May, whoa penny postage will operato throughout tlia Commonwealth, aro as follows Letters, Id per £oz. Letter cards, single, Id each ; reply, Id each half. Postcard?, eingle Id ; reply, Id each half. Priulcfd papers, as prescribed, |d pop 2oza*-or part of 2ozs. Books printed outsido Australia, id, per 4ozs. or putt oi 4oz9. books printed in Australia, £J. por Sozs. or part of 8oz*. Magazines, that in to say— —I (a) Alnguzines, reviews, seritils, and other similar publications printed and published in Austrnlia in numbers at intervals not exceeding three months, fcd. for 8ozs, or part of 8ozs. (&) Magazines, reviews, aerial*, nod other similar publications (including; oowipapers) printed and published out- w tide Australia in numbers at iriliw v'il&lt;r nob exceeding thrco months, (d per 4oz3. or part of 4ozs. ^ M Hansard," that is, rnports c.f Par liamentary debates piinifi «...
TYRANNY IN AMERICAN SOCIAL LIFE [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 27 March 1914
TYRANNY IN .AMERICAN „ &lt;■ SOCIAL LIFE n out of my lunil m h- - - bccA -5 Vie train hid-,,, ?nt passed the I order" of &i%£+ » Childish are the ruins and regula- •' jtlons with which American* surround.. Ithemselves. Thev .are hopcljisl/ .in- • jtnngled in the folds o» that brave - - jbanner of liberty whirh they te^» . floating so proudly in the breeze; and jwhilo they are gav.in:; at their own : stairs, .the stripes fall on thom. Hiey~ Hufler. in their daily lives the ty-:. :> fanny of the colored porter ;n- the>c:' Pullman car, tha impudent tyranny -' bf the hotel cler*, thi summary tyr^ ranny of th« police, the gross-&lt;.'ty-^;ci banny of thfj Customs o-lirer,- m l the• ■•V: united oppression of those ;thojSamV;; • and on-2 ofliUiala whom they havo re created to uniformed posts in • ths^-v;: tiorvice of life. ; Sometimes, to be sure,, th s ranny works well, as in the. cua^S;' which I saw in New ^or;v of a-U110'1- -'&lt; of some dozen sib ...
A MAN WHO DISAPPEARED. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 27 March 1914
A MAN WHO DISAPPEARED. —h Some years ago (writes Mr. James Payn in "Gleams of Memory") the clothes of a Scottish merchant of high repute were found on the shore of the 'Forth, and it was concluded that he was drbwned. He was very popular, and his family^ who were much attached to him, were greatly sympathised with; and the more so since they were left far worse pro vided for than had been supposed. He had, however, insured his life for a very large amount, which secured them competence. By help of this money and his own exertions, the eldest son in course of time amass* ed a large fortune. Many year? afterwards two xof the judges were walking "acro6S the North Bridge in Edinburgh when they were accosted by a beggar. Ono of them gavf him something, and excused himself to the other for such injudicious charity on the ground "that the 0ltf iellow was so like poor P." K'My dear friend./* said the other gravely, "I never forget a face. That was P. himself." And so it turned out. P. had p...
THE RACCOON OF NORTH AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 27 March 1914
THE RACCOON OF NORTH AMERICA. "'Teach'ng Young Coons How to Catch and Bat Crawfish" is the title of an articlc in an American paper. Says the writer:—"I saw the coun terpart of a boy's school one day in the woods of Illinois. I was sitting quietly on a log near a creek whet there came prancing down a little path an old mother raccoon with five young ones. The little fellows were about as large as half-grown cats, and were as full of fun as that mythical basket of monkeys we read about. "Jf ever there was a hard-worked teacher it was that poor mother coon. She tried to tench the little imps how to catch crawfish and how to eat thera. When the old lady (she was a very ladylike old coon) got the little fellows in line at the water's edge she sedately walked to a rock and gravely readied down in a hole and brought out a crawfish. She then proceeded to wash it. but just as she was about to cat it one little coon broke ranks and stole the crawfish. "This started a row, and all the little ...
WHEN IT WAS ALL OVER. YMPOSIUM OF OPINIONS CONCERNING THE WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 27 March 1914
WHEN IT WAS ALL OVER. SYMPOSIUM OP OPINION^ CON* CEHNING THE WEDDING. ;• : i The Bride's Father—I liopo to hca- *• .cn the tradesmen won't expect uuy ; of thfk- bills to be paid under 90 ;7:-> Jays. They'll get left if they do. ! And what in time was the use of the catcrcr bringing such loads of icc ' crcnm and other slush that was not ' used? of cotirsc, I've got to pay for it. Another wedding in the family, by jacks, and I'll have to take the ^ poor debtor's oath. If any of the other girls get married I'll give them 100 dollars if they'll elope. The Brides Mother—Everyone said that it was one of the loveliest wed dings ibey ever attended I Whiti; satin was so particularly becoming to Helen ! Kveryone said she looked : lovely ' And I'm sure that Will ! never h'.'fnrn looked; so handsome ! And only sis or seven pieces of plat- ' ed ware among all the presents. Only think ! More than 200 presents! • But I'm awfully worried about, tbo : dining-room rug ! . It's all apott^V - ' ^wit...
AM AGRIVATING OLD MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 27 March 1914
AIT AGRIVATING OLD MAN. When Mr. Charles B. Lewis-v^as on tour through the Western States of America he came across u woman standing at the door of a humble mountain cabin. After they had passed the time of day and he ha1 quenched his thirst, she inquired : "Stranger, .be yo' doctor 'nuff to tell when a man's dead 7" "Yes/ I think I am." "Well, I'd like yo* to cum in afld see the ole man." "Do you think he is in a trance ?5' I asked as I got down. '"He may be. It's like this : When he can't hev bis way 'bout things, he threatens to die. This mawnin we had a row, and he throwed hissclf down on the airth to expire. He's been lyin' out thar six hours, eyes turned up and mouth open, and I'm beginnin' to get a leetle ekeered. It's the. longest he ever laid around." I found the man under a tree at bac!c of the house. The fingers were clutched, his mouth open aud. his eyes rolled back, but he didn't look at all like a dead man. I bent over him and felt his heart beating an! his pulse going...
THE STRENUOUS LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 27 March 1914
THE STRENUOUS LIFE. I Monty : "'Awh, old man, .how awlf ! fou? Socn Gawge lately? X hcawh liu ha# taken to tho law anil is in [uvactice wiv lila fawther." ' Algernon : "Yaas, Gawgo is work ing dooced hard now, pawh chap* Monty: "What position does he Ml, eh?" Algernon : "I'm not quite ahawh, but have Home sort of ideawh that he sitw in tho outawh office and -na!&lt;en peoplo believe he'a a awpg gawh client, doncberkn'ow.M j
SNAKES IN POLLOKSHIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 27 March 1914
SNAKES IN POLLOKSHIELDS. It was Norrie wh» made the dis covery, but the credit of seeing the amazing significance ol it belonged to Bull, the bigger boy. By means of the kitchcn steps, in broad daylight, armed with pistols and bull's-eye lantern, they had climbed to the roof of an outhouse, and, entering by a skylight, they had rescued three com panions from the .secret chamber in which they had been imprisoned by pirates. The leader was in a par ticularly vlariag mood, because he had shortly before evaded the brunt of a maternal beating, by hurriedly armour-plating the likely part with the discarded telephone directory ba* fore comiug downstairs Jar the drub bing. Having concluded this little affair with satisfaction, the rcscued, with their allies, were playing football in the suburban garden when the great discovery was made- This time there was no ma'«e-believe. The boys' eyes bulged with excitement. They ex perienced a creepy feeling akin tc that of the diver wli'o fmds a dead ...