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The Benefit of Legumes [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
The Beneht or legumes It- is o well known fact that a vig orous leguminous crop .such aa peaj or clovcr enriches tlio land in miro^on and that Another crop, sfiy wheat or oats, following io rotation will benefit froc. the nitrogen residues. ltuoeut investigations shuw, however, thai uio ocreal may dojivo benefit from tho \j uuio even when both are growing vz tho same time. In the ".Jour. Agr'c. Eci.," vol. 3, experiments aro dosonb od beariug this mforeuoo. Outt* woro grown in quarts sand in email pots pJacod in larger pota aJao filled with guurtz sand, but growing peas. Tbo inner pots tiius grow oats only and tie larger outer pots peas only, in bo til cased all tho nocos&iry pj.mt fo»U wero added oxccpt nitrogen. Tbo inner pots woro of two kinds. Where t'loy wore of tho ordinary porous pattern tho I onto grow vigorou.vly. Xu tho lait-O'* ! easo it is believed that soluble nitrogon oua matters diffused thnugh tho inner pot from tho peas growing outsido. j Confirmation of tho...
CRIME IN SCOTLAND INCREASE REPORTED EXCESSIVE FINES DISCUSSED [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
CRIME IN SCQJLAND INCREASE REPORTED EXCESSIVE FINES DISCUSSED A vcpovt on the judicial statistics oC Scotland for 1012 was issued yesterday (says "The Scotsman" for Dcccmbe" ;l). The Prison Commissioners, In covering letter to the Secretary f«» Scotland, say:— "Wo regret to have to report a gen eral Increase in crime, which i» miint marked in assaults, theft, theft by housebreaking, Indecency, and tn minor crimes and offences, principally breach of peace and drunkenness. "We again think it right to direct special attention to the large number of.per sons committed to prison in Scotland in default of payment of lines—vi*/.., :U>,631, out of a total of 89,013 sen tenced to pay lines. From these fig ures it appears that in Scotland 41 per rent, of those sentenced to pay lines are admitted into prison In default of payment, but of these It per cent, pay part lines after admission, leaving 30 per cent, who undergo entire sentence of Imprisonment in default. From the report on the judi...
SISTER'S GOOD NEWS £23,000 FOR FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
SISTER'S GOOD NEWS £23,000 FOR FAMILY. I Seeinjy from an advertisement that I ! information was wanted of her family I by a firm of solicitors at Worcester I I (says "The Daily Mall"). Mrs Turner, • I of Blackpool, communicated with I 1 them an»l found that a great-aunt 1 died twcnty-flve years ago at "\Vor- ! coster, leaving her fortune to her noxt- i of-lcln. This was Mrs Turner's father, •who predeceased the great-aunt. Assured that the fortune remained for her and her brothers, she paid them a surprise visit and told them tnc good news. The fortuno, which was originally £13.000, now amounts, with accumulated Intorest, to £23,000. ; The brothers who will sharo It with j Mrs Turner are : | Mr Georgo Wall, gardener. Station road, Codsall, Staffordshire. Ctfr Thomas Wall, nmlstor, employed at a Wolverhampton brewery. Mr John Wall, a gardener, of "Wol verhampton road. Codsall. A fourth brother, Mr James Wall, i has not been heard of since tho Boer I war. Tho share of the four brother...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
Dyspeptics Need not Diet. A SIMPLE MEANS OF PRE VESTING FOOD FERMEN TATION. Food fermeutatiou is the cause of nil the discomfort and pain dys peptics suffer. It does not neces sarily follow, however, tlmt in or der to obtain relief they must deny themselves the enjoyment they de rivo from mating so-called indiges tible luxuries. The most satisfac tory method of overcoming the difficulty would be to prevent the fermentation from occurring ut all, and this can be done by a very simple means. It must first be ex plained that most of the foods we nut contain a certain quantity of acid-forming elements, and indi gestible foods, of course, contain ft larger proportion. When these foods are eaten, the acid collects, irritates the walls of the stomach, and causes the food to fariiiBUt whileitis digesting. This ferment ing food also gives off gas which distends the 6loiuae.li, causing that full, uncomfortable feeling soo'ften uotlced after eating. The root of tho trouble is the food fermenta...
LAURENCE STERNE "ALAS! POOR YORICK!" [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
LAURENCE STERNE ' "ALAS! POOR TOniCKI" I Two'hundred years npo to-day, Lau roncc Sterne, the immortal author of "Tho Sentimental Journey" and "Tris tram Sluuuly," was born at Clonmel. and the event Is to be conyncmoratcd ihts evening by a dinner at the Authors' Club. Mr Andrew Hope Haw kins will preside, and Mr Kdinund Gosso Is to be the principal guest (says the "Westminster Gazette" November 24). Although Sterne was bom in Ire land, thero was nothing Irish In his connections or descent: and It solely owing: to the fact that m» father, who was an army officer, hap pened to be stationed thero with his regiment in 1713 that his distinguished son first saw the light of day In tho Emerald Isle. On the other hand, the fntwlv van essentially English, and for genera tions had dwelt in Yorkshire. Sterne's great-grandfather was In his dav an eminent divine, and rose to tho posi tion of Archbishop of York. In 17IS the family returned to their native* county, and with tho exception of ve brie...
BOLWARRAH. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
BOLWARRAH. From odb Corbesponsext. Bolwarrab, Maroh 4. Pioparatious for patting on men aro still a dominant tons at tbo new rosorvoir. Tliero is a largo numbor of waugona and drays at work sarting gravel, sand and cement from Wallace railway station, also a number of ploujbs and scoops at work. Doubt luss the number of mon at vrork will bo inoroassd shortly. The contractors for tlio reservoir havo got th« contract for btiildiug of Bonnett's bridgo. Unless rain fulls soon tbe potato crops hsrsabouts will be a failure.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
A GOOD BUSINESS SUIT AT A REASONABLE PRICE MADE TO YOUR MEASURE. FOR 35/ Try ona of thea» Suits and you will be agreeably surprised at their marvellous value —you have the pick of the largest variety In Australia of Suiting? in the latest shade* and designs to choose from. ALL ONE PRICE. Ordering elsewhere Is sheer waste of money, as the Suit I make for SB/- Is equal to anything else at 78/-. Patterns, S.M. form and tape sent to any address. Fit and Style Guaranteed. w. £5. ^ROCE. THE PEOPLE'8 TAILOR. 159 BOTJRKE STREET. MELBOURNE. I CLOSER SETTLEMENT FARM ALLOTMENTS Application Is invited for Farming Areas on the Undermentioned Estates— Estate. Nerrin Nerrin ML Widderln Fannoo Marathon and Willow Grove Werribee Cremona Eumeralla Allambee Moyhu Bona Vista Kilmany Park Boisdate Streatham 12 Sklpton 5 Echuca 8 Echuca 4 Werribee 20 Yea S Hamilton 7 Tarragon 15 Wangaratta 2 Warragul 8 Sale 7 Maffra 13 No. of Allotments Available. Suitable for wheat growing and sheep farming. Suitable fo...
...Ballan Shire By-laws... [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
...Ballan Shire By-laws... So many changes have takeu place in the shire's officers in recent years, mid as no record had been kept, none of the councillors could ! speak with any certainty as to what ! by-laws were in forcc. Mr Kelly (shire secretary) suggested that a search be made for the old minute books, and so ascertain what really ■ had been done. Mr Jas. Ii. Walsh, by request, undertook to do the j work. Commencing in the year 1853, he made a careful search of the minute books, and compiled a list of all by-laws passed. These were surmitted to Messrs Dugdale and Creber, shire solicitors, who pointed out that many of the old by-laws were useless and inoperat ive, and might just as well be re pealed ; but they did not think-that it would be advisable by any means to repeal all the by-laws. The num bering of some of them might be in accurate; but that did not make the by-law invalid.
SPOILED CIGARETTES [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
SPOILED CKJAKETTKS Judgment for £40 was given against the Great Eastern Railway Company in the City of London Court yester day (reports "The Daily Express," December 23), In respect of 100,000 Rus sian cigarettes which had been stored In their warehouse at Harwich, and had been spoiled by becoming mildew ed. The plaintiff was Mr Toomey. cigarette importer, of Baslnghall street. The 100.000 cigarettes remained in the warehouse for more than twelve months. Then he found that they were useless and unsaleable through mildew. Defendants denied that the mildew could have occurred while the cigarettes were in their custody, but the jury found for plaintiff.
...Ball at Egerton... [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
Hall at Egerton... A highly successful hall and sup per took place nt Egorton on Fri day night. There was a largo at tendance of dancers, and the floor was nil that could bo desired. Good music was supplied by Mr M. Ryan, and Miss Gascard, Mr [jiilto Sims acting in the capacity of M.C. Tho supper was a special feature of l.lie ovening's entertain ment. Mr W. Hopwood made an energetic lion secretary.
EXPENSIVE ELEPHANTS NEW REGULATIONS FOR HUNTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
EXPENSIVE ELEPHANTS NENV REGULATIONS FOR HUNTERS. The white man is no longer free to shoot elephants at his will and plea sure in French West Africa (says the Paris correspondent of the "Dally N'ews and Leader"). The Governor has issued severe provisional regula tions, pending the promulgation of a decree on this subject. Every European who has a regu lar licence to carry arms, and who wishes to hunt elephants, must make a declaration and pay a tax fixed by the district governors, which must not be less than £40. This Is only good for one year (or less, if the decree is issued before the lapse of a year), and only entitles the holder to kill two elephants. Every elephant shot in excess of the two must be de clared, and paid for at the rate of at least £20 per head, and not more than live in all may be killed in the year. The spoils of an elephant killed in self-defence must bo handed over to the district authority.
CHEF'S MASTERPIECE [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
CHEF'S MASTERPIECE Epicures all, but not all gourmands,, assembling in strong" force at the Royal i Adelaide Gallery, Gatti's, Strand, on Saturday, when the le Diner Saint For- i tunat, organised throughout the world, I and held the same evening in 127 cen- i tres, under the auspices oC Le Caruet d'Epicure and the Ligue des Gour mands, was celebrated. The menu was almost exactly similar to that of last vear, bilt a special dish was that of iuching pis stuffed with chestnuts, bar ley, and liver, with sauce of goose berrv and horse-radish. This was pro nounced by the epicures as the piecc de resistance of the evening, and the ehci was highly Complimented upon his ex cellent serving. The menu was pre cisely as was being enjoyed by members o[ the League assembled in other cities in the world. Father, teaching his six-year-old son arithmetic by giving a problem to his wife, begs his son to listen. Father: Mother, if you had a dollar and I gave you five more, what would you have'. Mother ...
Potato Spraying LIME-SULPHER EXPERIMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
spraying IilME-SULPHUJl EXPERIMENTS. In a report giving llio results of cent testa, tho demonstration farm in New York Stato says it seems ovidont that lime-sulphur is not destiued to take tho plnco of Bordoaux mixture aB a spray for potatoos, In spito of tho /act that it ia cheaper and no doubt Tory conveniont to uso. "Under mor* favorablo conditions^ in which late blight occurred earlier in tho season and to a greater oxtont, tho treatment with l;mo-sulphur might havo produced different results, but at proscnt is not promising. •' Tho limo-sulplr^r proved harmless to tho potato foliage aa far as burning is concerned, but it proved to have a distinct dwarfing effect quito similar to that noted in tho previous season's ex porimont. Tho lime-sulphur also lack ed tho benoficial or stimulativo efr«.ct dorived from tho Bordeaux mixturo, which preserved tho foliage, prolonged the lifo of tho plants^ and thereby in creased tho yield oven in tho partial nbsenco of fungus diseases. It has n...
PANAMA CANAL [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
PANAMA CANAL Without pomp or inaugural cere mony, and unknown to anybody ex cept those persons directly concerned, the Panama Canal has been navi gated from the Atlantic to the Paci fic for the first time by a steamer under its own power tsays the Xew York correspondent of the "Daily; Telegraph" on January 9). The vessel thus honored is the old French ship L-Uexandre Laval ley, built in 1SS4. She is a steamer of 1200 tons, has a single screw and' funnel, and is equipped with three big cranes. The Alexandre Lavalley started her trip from the Atlantic entrance early in December, and. after making various stops on the way, to help to clear away small landslides, pro ceeded through the Pedro Miguel and Miraflores locks to the Pacific, thus making the first trans-isthmian voyage. Although May had been set as the month for the official opening of the canal, it is not believed hero that the waterway will be available for general commercial use by ships of large draught until several months...
NO MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
NO MISTAKE. Th© manager of a certain coal cbra Eany knew how to look after his pence, [e was what is known and termed a liard and grasping man. "Hold on there, Bill," ho shouted angrily one afternoon to an employe who was driving out of the yard. "l'lin', coal can't have been weighed. It looks a trifle largo for a ton to me." "Thia ain't a ton, boss," shouted Bill, "it's two tons." "Oh, right you aro Bill," said the • manager, much mollified. "Beg your pardon, Bill. Go tthoad,. Dill."
RIVAL BURNT OFFERINGS [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
RIVAL BURNT OFFERINGS A gentleman rushing From Ins dining room into tho hall nml sniffing disgust edly, demanded of Jeames, the loot man, whence arose the outrageous cdor that was pervading llio wholo houso. To which Joamcs replied:— "You see, sir, to-day's a saint's-d&y, and tho butler 'co\s 'ight church.' and is burning hincenso; and tho cook, •'she's low rhuroh, and is burning brown Qaper to hobriate fcho hinconw»I"
SUFFOCATED BY CAT [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
SUFFOCATED BY CAT A verdict of accidentally suffocated by a cat was returned at an inquest at Rowlands' Castle, near Portsmouth, with regard to the infant son of a laborer named Strotten (says the "Daily Telegraph"). The baby was left In bed by the mother, who presently went upstairs again. She saw a strange cat jump ofT the child's face, and on examination the baby was found to be dead.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
rjriip . Recent Epidemics; of J. -iSinall Tox jjhid lJipktii,eriair. W »tiUi certainly not. have attained Ptvh if tli«. hvc'fnii! ftnit, were-'more generally known that the disiufection of the mouth by a reli able and harmless antiseptic is a - great protecting factor against all • ailments where the infeotion is through the throat or respiratory tract. By puttiug three drops of SANDERS EUCaLIPTI EXTRACT on a piece of loaf sugar, and allow ing it to dissolve in the mouth, that oavity is thoroughly disiufeoted. The Volatile nature of SANDER'S EX TRACT makeR it penetrate every crevice. SANDER'S EXTRACT is nob nauceous nor depressing like the common eucalyptus, and possesses groat antiseptic power, By using SANDER'S EXTRACT, you avoid the uncertain composite a of the loz enge : you have the benefit of tbo strongest antiseptic that cau be used with safety, and tjje result is protec tion from all infection. Colds, nasal Catarrh, fersrs, throat affections, bronchitis and other long troubl...
BACILLI IN CLOTHES DUST [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 6 March 1914
BACILLI I.V CLOTHES DUST In the latest issue of the Buffalo "Sanitary Bulletin," £>r. F. E. Fronc zak mentions some experiments de vised to show the dangers of clothes' dust. Clothes soiled with dried tuber culosis sputum were brushed in such a ■way that guinea-pigrs inhaled the dust. Garments having sputum from two to four days old infected all guinea-pigs. In proportion to length of time over four days the infectiousness dimin ished, though one pig was infected from sputum dust that had been dry ing on the cloth for sixteen days.