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Life Among Lunatics. THE EFFECT ON KEEPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 8 May 1914
Life Among Lunatics. —, - Ti^ir. riisr TCP.TCPrcnS. ■ rnhc popular '-misconception as to the, treatment, . environment, and / daily life- of llie inmates of insti tulions for. the .criminal insane is very great, anct Dr. Edward H. Williams, who has great experience in Che iriatter, has set out to clear it up. ■An -interesting ])oint which l)r Williams covers is that of the effect of the peculiar life upon ollicials -andkeepers - connected with such ■institutions.. Surrounded ]>y ;ui at mosphere of delusions and hallucina tions, Dr. Williams insists that these men really bevome more level headed, their normality is accen tuated, and, freason of the con stant thrusting upon their atten tion of the evil results of lack of self-restraint, they learn to curl) certain tendencies of their own. If this is true—and the doctor has had sufficient, experience to know —it is a remarkable thing. The first sensation of t he . novice iu visiting an institution is to feel that "if he were to ...
Countess Russell Warns 'Black Magic' Dabblers. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 8 May 1914
Countess Russell Warns 'Black Magic' Dabblers. (By COUXTESS IiUSSELL.) I .have long been aware of the con sequences that may affect the ■ thoughtless and careless sitter at seances, who, longing' lor a new experience, recklessly joins a number of people bent on recoiving some . messages from the other side. I do not profe.ss to explain the j phenomena that occurs, neither do 1 affirm that the dead manifest them selves ; but I know that some power is developed at such a meeting, and ; " demonstrates itself often in a mar ' vellous way. It is,-impossible in a 'bhort articlc to "give examples of what occurs, and 'J woulddesire rather than to rr emphasise the danger of meddling ■' in':occult, matters until more know • ledge" is- gained as .to rules and precautions . by which the people • taking part in a rseance 'may be protected. . • . ; The \ very . fact that sitters are .:o asked to be'quite passive, requested : . not to exert their will - power, but -just quietly . waitand see what ...
THE FARM. VALUE OF SILAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 8 May 1914
THE FARM. . . + : VALUE OF SILAGE. The advantages of silage feeding j J (writes an oversea paper) might be; summed up, as follows : Silage keeps ' young stock thrifty and growing all i winter. It enables the "cow to pro dace milk and butter-fat more ccono-. mically. It increases the proportion of milk and butter-fat. Silage is more easily handled than .dry fodder. ■ The silo makes use of the cornstalks which would otherwise not be eaten and preserves them in/a palatable , CCOn'obilCMl jTictliocI' of supplying- feed-: for the stock during the hot, dry periods of snmmrr when the pastures are short. The field is in good con dition for autumn cultivation after the corn has been removed. Silaice does not deteriorate in palatability as docs corn stored later in the spring. Less loss results in unfavour able seasons where the crop docs not mature completely, as the corn may, be used for silage to good advantage even if it is not thoroughly matured.
CHAPTER XXXII. A DESPERATE RESOLVE. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 8 May 1914
; CHAPTER XXXII. I- - .Ar D'ESPERATE RESOLVE.. For an instant Dick stood without sound or motion, struck fairly dumb by the girl's Amazing statement. Then he sprang/ -towards her, and clutched her arm with -unconscious force. "Lucille, this is madness !" he cried. /-'Two war-ships ?—impossible ! You dxi surely mistaken ! The ;truth —tell me'!" ■ "It is' the truth. Dick ! At least they say sol That is'why. the town Is excited." ' ''But how do they know,?"* "Leon saw the vessels from the Iook-out^statjton. He signalled the news to. the lower town",' and a cou rier hurried to Government House." "How far off were the ships then, Lupillo ?" - . ; "~ v " , .".About six- miles, and-approaching slowly anil cautiously.'.,'j: "And did your, brother report their, nationality?" "He said. they were both English," Ijucille replied'. ' „ r ■ "English ?" Diclc echoed. "By Jove, this is Grenville's doing ! He has played his cards at last, and played them well. One of tiie vessels is like ly hi.s own...
FOOTBALL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 8 May 1914
FOOTBALL NOTES. At a committee meeting held on Wednesday evening, it was decided by Murtoa not to enter for the main line competition; and to endeavor to get four rounds played in the district com petition instead of two. The delegate was instructed to advocate the appoint ment of resident district umpires instead of League umpires. All players and intending local players are particularly requested to attend at the Murtoa ground for practice next Wednesday afternoon, 13th inst. Any player having a uniform in his posses sion is requested to bring it with him. Mr, Rowe, of the Grampians Picture Company, has arranged to give a picture show on 26th inst., in aid of the Murtoa Football Club. The Minyip Football Club are arrang ing a benefit ball for Mr. George Candy, an ex-p\ayer, who has been suffering from ill-health. Stanley Brady, the brilliant rover who has fortified the Murtoa football team for the last five seasons, has been captured by the St. Kilda team, and he will make his deb...
INFLUENCE OF FATNESS OF COW AT CALVING. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 8 May 1914
INFLUENCE OF. FATNESS OF COW AT. CALVING. .. An examination • of the records' of official tests ; * with Holstein-Friesian cows by one of th'e American experi mental stations showed that the fat content of the milk for a short time at the beginning of a lactation pe riod may have little relation to the real average fat content of the milk produced by any particular animal. Investigations with cows of various breeds and in different conditions were carried out, and it is concluded that, providing the cow is underfed after calving, the percentage of fit ;in the milk for the first 20 or 30 days of the lactation period is in fluenced to a considerable extent by the fatness of the cow at calving. In some cases this influence appeared to extend to a. certain degree for at least three months. | The tiller of the soil is the most necessary man in the world. He feeds and clothes the world, and with out him, the world would go naked ! an-d starve. Apparently he is the only t person in the wor...
PERSONAL PARS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 8 May 1914
PERSONAL PARS. News received explains that Mis \ Dolly McGuire (Mrs. Carragan's sister succumbed at Learmonth suddenly to . an attack of acute pneumonia. Mrs. Canagan will snil for home next week in the s.s. Algyleshire. Mr. Hutchinson (Minister for Agri culture) will attend :lie conference o State Ministers for Agriculture, to be held at Brisbane on May 19. He will be1 accompinied by Dr. Cameron (Director of Agriculture) and Mr. R. Crowe (superintendent of exports) Mrs. S. E. Keating, of Jung, has sold her lease in the R.iilway Hotel to Mr. George Bull. Mrs John Coffey, of Melbourne, for merly of Kewell, with her daughter, Maggie, have booked their passages per the P. and O. Royal Mail steamer Morea, leaving Melbourne on the 19;h May. Mrs. Coffey will be absent about two years, and will visit her son, Dr. Coffey, who is in Dublin. The Rev. Father VValdron, who for some tune was stationed at Horsham, . has been appointed as successor to Rev. Father Coughlin, at Ararat. Mr. James Hoc...
HORNLESS CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 8 May 1914
HORNLESS CATTLE. Significant progress lias been made during the past ten years ,in estab lishing polled types of horned breeds of cattle. Polled Durhams, Polled Herefords, and Polled Jerseys repre sents the most notable achievements in this line of breeding. Beginning with "sports" or naturally. hornless animals, the polled character has been fixed in these three types to an extont which ensures its reproduction in an overwhelming majority of _ma ' tings. Foiled blood has bccome so ' potent that, although obtained j through "sports" from breeds with , horns, its polling efficiency is thor oughlj dependable, even in cases i where the elimination of horns is met with stubborn ' inherent opposi tion. A strong and growing demand for polled types of horned breeds is ex pressing itself in the operations of farmers, feeders, and breeders. Those who tak"e the purely practical view of horns, considering them useless and expensive physically to remove, wel come the hornless types as satisfac ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 8 May 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. A visiting team from Rupanyup met a Murtoa team of riflemen at the local ranges on Wednesday afternoon, and fired a friendly match. The contest was close, resuliing in a win for Murtoa by 8 points. Although it was a favor able afternoon for scoring, no big scores were made. Results :— MURTOA. 300 500 COO T'l. H. Gulbin 32 32 32 9G \V. Bessell - 27 33 32 92 Ciipt. Sheehnn 29 33 30 92 J. Bates 29 33 28 90 D. F. Macdouald 30 29 30 89 A. Bilker 30 32 27 89 Alf. Gulbin - 32 23 30 85 W. Baker 27 30 25 85 . -718 E. Sclmche and E. Baker counted out. RUPANYl'P. R. Duncan 32 33 31 96 J. Chapman - 29 30 93 J. Loata 29 30 31 90 S. Williamson 29 28 32 . 89 A. Chapman - 31 29 27 87 F. Chapman - 25 31 30 85 G Miller 28 32 25 85 G. Chapman - 23 29 32 84 710
GOLF. OPENING DAY AT MURTOA. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 8 May 1914
GOLF. OPENING DAY AT MURTOA. The local golf links presented an animated appearance on Wednesday afternoon, when the season was opened under auspicious circumstances. A number of visitors attended, including a car-load from Rupanyup, and two handicap competitions were arranged— one for ladies (9 holes), and one for gentlemen (15 holes)—a club being j given for first prize in each case and a ball for second. The winner of the ladies' competition was Mrs. Murphy (scratch), who did the 9 holes in 49 ; but Mrs. Lawson, of Rupanyup (plus 4) had the honor of best score, doing the rounds in 48. The gents' handicap, was won by the secretary (VIr. II. \V. Haley), from scratch, the 15 holes being negotiated in 71. A very pleas ant afternoon was spent, and the new pavilion was much appreciated—especi ally by the ladies who furnished after noon tea and refreshments on a lavish scale. Several trophies have beefi donated, and weekly competitions have now been arranged. The best cards handed in on ...
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 8 May 1914
COURSING. The Sheep Hills Plumpton Club opened the coursing season on Wed nesday. Owing to the absence of rain md the hard nature of the ground, several dogs were withdrawn from the original stake. Results :— JUVENILE STAKES. J. Lawson's Gluecce heat M'Culloch's Woodland East (withdrawn). \V. Glatz's Clever distance bent D. H. Edwards' Trecynon's Mascot. Tong and Vauglian's Wheel D'Or bent R. Darling's True Sketch. Bell's Artana beat J Lawson's Dabbler. First Ties. Clever Distance beat Gluecce. Wheel D'Or beat Artana. Final. Clever Distance (by Clever Thought— Long Distance) beat Wheel D'Or (by Wheel of Fortune—Snowy Booth), and won. BORUNG STAKES. D. H. Edwards' Rushworth Girl beat C M'Culloch's Woodlands Aiinee (with-, drawn). J. Fisher'h Bessie's Fortune beat Stain thorpe and Jess' Lady Gome Along. W. Glatz's Monkey beat A. Bull's Skybolt. Stainthorpo and Jess' Queen of Ranges beat J. Blackley's Chief Scout. Jos. West's Blanket wood beat Nash and Durcev's Queen of Jeffcott. PJrnt...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 15 May 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 15 May 1914
For New Season s Millinery, Walk Inside and. See our up-to-date Selection. For the Cold Nights, We have a Large Range of PURE WOOLLEN BLANKETS at Fair Prices to suit all buyers.. Don't Forget, We Stock Only the Best of FLANNELETTES—the Famous Osman brand—Non-inflammable, in Cream, White and Striped. Come Inside and Inspect. We will show you. CHRIS. GULBIN, Federal Stores, M'Donald Street, Sfflstea® GIVE US A RING-AT PHONE 15.
DUNMUNKLE SHIRE COUNCIL TUESDAY, 12TH MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 15 May 1914
DUNMUNKLE SHIRE COUNCIL Tuesday, 12th May. The monthly meeting of the Council was held at Murtoa, when there were present:—Crs. Slaughter (president), Tobin, Gulbin, Sweetman, Dyer, Gib son, Petering and Loats. correspondence. From Lands Department, renewing annual license for So acres at Murtoa, subject to the right of use of range for rifle practice.—This is recognised as the Murtoa Common, and was con sidered satisfactory. From Country Fire Brigades Board, showing that ^10 93 4d was the quarterly payment due by this council for year 1914.—Placed on paysheet. FromShireofNewham and Woodend, forwarding resolution of that council, condemning the Country Fire Brigades Act as being detrimental to the principles of local government, and advocating a conference of municipalities to discuss the matter.—Cr. Gibson said this council opposed the formation of the Board from its inception. Cr, Tobin thought the Board should be resisted in ail its power, as it meant additional t£lX6S on landhol...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 15 May 1914
A man purchased some red flannel shirts, guaranteed not to shrink. He reminded 1 lie salesman forcibly of tlie guarantee some iveelvs later. "Have you had any difficulty with them?" the hitter asked. "No," replied the customer ; "only (he other morning, when I was dressing, my wife said to ;ne, '.John, where did .you get that pink coral necklace ?' " 1928. |
(All Rights Reserved.) —THE—Secret Island. A Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. PART 12. CHAPTER XXXII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 15 May 1914
(All Rights Reserved.) ' &lt; T H E — Secret Island. A Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. ■ T By W. Murray Graydon, Author of "Matthew Quin," "The Oursa of the Oardews," etc., etc. PART 12. CHAPTER XXXII.—(Continued.) The girl's sober words had brought him to earth again, and banished his short-lived hopes and exultation. He felt his air-castles tumbling about him in ruins. "It is better to face (.he worst,," Lucille continued, sadly. "There is no thought of danger in the town, though-the people are excited. Jason Gore believes these men-of-war have found the island by chance, and that they are not sure it is the place they, are seeking. He has already given orders that no fires shall be lighted. | The guns are masked, and from the I sea the fortress looks like a bnrren Cliff. So the nhipts will prol>aI)ly rjj-t.il around the island for a day or two —they can't get through the outer reef—and when t.hey find no trace of human occupation they will go away again." "Y...