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MAKE YOUR DISTRICT KMOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
R/1AKE YOUR DISTRICT ! KMOWW. I j Concerning sn'mi parts of the district news comes but seldom. Tliis is nut tin! fault of tfic I'Mitor, for lie lias no miraculous power "f knowing what is happening in all (lie places in tho area of circulation. It is the fault of resid ents in tlie silent places. | Will some man or w mian take the matter on hand and cause the silence to cea-e ? | If no one else is doing it for your district, will YOU try on these lines ? j Send accounts of public and social events in your township or neighbor ly 'd, such as weddings, deaths, accid ents, concerts, matters touching indus tries, etc. | Do not b .ther about grammar or spelling , it is the Editor's work tj look after these trifles. The barest skeleton i? enough. i Write on one side of the paper only. Give information, but let criticism alone. Write your name in aomo corner not for printing, but to prove good faith.
THE DAIRY GIRLS FOR THE DAIRY FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
THE DAIRY GIRLS FOR THB UAlitY FARM. That life on the farm can be made an ideal one wc do UOL doubt ; but as the labour question is at prt-seut. wc think-on some farms at letfct it must be far from it. The pcarcitj of good, capable men is as *;reat nov as ever it was. This would not be sc bad, however, if w*» could ^et £iri> to take an interest in thi life on th&lt; farm, for as lon^ as u girl does not undertake too much milking, and takes sufficient rest during tre day tc make up for the enrly rising, she is just us great an as.set in t.h-* .sh:*d a* a man. As showing what might be accom plished in this great dairying coun try, we are appending a cutting from the "Farm Stock and Home" show ing what one woman says who be came interested in the cow in Amer ica. If in other countries, why not here ? A WOMAN WHO "MADE GOOD." "Women in Dairying" was the sub ject of Mrs Howie of Wisconsin's talk befsre the International Con gress of Farm Women. Some dissent occurred to the lis...
NEERIM SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
N U !.; KIM SOU T II. On Tnursday evening last the annual Catholic Concert and dance was held in the Mechanics' Hall. This concert is rapidly becoming popular as the public can always rely on getting something good for their noney. This year was right up tj the standard of former yoars and a crowdod house was the result. Tllo following is the ~programmo :-Over ture, "Lizst's UliapBady," Miss VV. Kellohor, A.T.C.L. ; song. "The Bandoloro," Mr Pat Coloman ; song, "Lo hear tho Gentle Lark," Misa Elsie Troweek ; sons, "Rose of my Heart," Mr Oswald Rippon ; duet, "The Minstrel Boy" and "Has Sorrow thy Young Days Shaded," Master McDonnell and Miss Davine ; song, "lias Sorrow thy Young Days Shaded," Rev. Father Barkloy : song, "Whistle and I'll come to ye my lad," Miss Minnie Paton ; song, "Till the suns of tho desert grow cold," Mr Fred Collier ; song, "The doar little Shamrock," Miss Violet Somerset; song, (humorous), Mr Jack Peppard ; song, "Toreadors Song," Mr Fred Collier ; song, "Wea...
Wireless Works Best During Storms at Sea, [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
Wireless Works Best D ring Storms at Sea, Mysterious ns Urn transmission of wireless messages s^imus to tlio aver age 1113' mind, there are phases con nected with wireless telegraphy which balllc tho scientific mind as well. Certain atmospheric condit ions urn known to bo more favourable to I ho transmission 01 wireless messages Hum olhers. Thus, the reach oi an instrument is always longer at night than in the daytime, ami una night following a cloudy day the reach is many times as long. The ideal condition for transmission is a cloudy &lt;lay across water, and many scientific minds are puzzling them selves to find some explanation for this. Professor A. U. Taylor, on tho subject of wireless, calls attention to the fact that (he explanation' usually accepted is hardly admissi ble. According to this theory I sunny days cause ionization of the air, I hat is, they cause disintegra tion by ultra-violet rays. Hut Pro fessor Taylor poin(s out that ioni/a- ? tiou occurs in the^'rec...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
REMEMBER WHEN YOU GET YOU GIT HEALTH TOO! A PROFESSIONAL NURSE wc known throughout \Veitern Australia writes her opinion. NURSE ALICE WILKINSON, 21 Hyd Stre«t, Nib. Perth, sends lti« letter I have spent many years in my profession as a nurse, both here and in Victoria. 1 have nursed the sick of all descriptions, and some have been very low and weak. The question always arises in the mind of the nurse what is the best medicine for a patient when thoroughly run down or to keep them from getting low and prostrated. From yearsof experience and close observation 1 can say I know of no medicine at good m CLEMENTS TONIC u a nerve food and appetising medicine, creating a desire for nourishment. It quickly gives health and strength. (Signed) NURSE WILKINSON." No truer Utter was tv&lt;r writ.'e-i to womvn than tills one, proving the healsht I pro. trlie\ oi this remarkable medicine Wher . the nervous . yscecu is shattered tbruuj k exhaustive studies, fever, wasting illnen, or brain fa...
How Alcohol Makes You Slow and Inaccurate. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
Mow Alcohol Makes You SI ow and Inaccurate. H i The rtdiiuiim theory that a small '(jiKUilily nf alcohol at tho right [ i i1111.» and place umi in moderation is iv.-iily helpful ami serves to I brills out some latent power of the body is not sustained by tho following experiments : | Tin' late Mr. liidgc made some ex- , pi-ri11n'?its at, a hospital on a group i of i«M) people, comprising medical students, porters, and nurses. IIo put up ai (ho end of a corridor, a row of letters, and got each mem ber of the group to walk slowly from the other end until the letters could be read, of course changing tho order of the letters in each , ca^e. A mark was mntfo oil the i!o'>r to show tho spot whero the j reading was done, and tho person';} initials placed beside it. Then he supplied them with beer in quantl- ? ties ranging from hnlf-a-pint to on little an one-sixteenth o* a pint. ! On repealing the test, not ono of t lie tfroup could now read the let ters at the spot where they for-' mo...
Market Reports. DROUIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
Market Reports. DUOU1N MARK nr. Geo. V. Stephen reports having hold his weekly sale at ihe Drouin yards on Tiesday, when there waB a Knod yarding of pips, chiefly suckers, a fair yardinc of store cattle, no dairy cattle, an.i any quantity of poultry and sundries. Pius were still in Rood demand, and [ made a com plete clearance of all-round caitte yarded at very satisfactory prices. I quote sales as follows : Pi^s-Slickers 10s 6d, (very small), 13s, 13s Gd, 15s, 15s 3d, 16? Gd to 17s, no slips or stores yarded. Cattle-Backward cows in good condition 70s, 87s to 95s ; small cows in low condition and backward 33s to 50s ; empty heifers 2 yrs, 50s to 52s ; poddies 26s to 2Gs Gd. I Poultry from 2s to 3s a pair, drakes ' to 2s Id. : Potatoes 3s lOd to 4s 3J por bag.
The Escalator, or Moving Stairway. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
The Escalator, or Moving Stairway. Our illustration, tnUrn from "Uns sier's shows in u sim plified manner the c«»nst met ion of t ho moving si ii ir\vn;> s which arc laking the i.!;t&lt;»» of lilts in largo stores, &lt;Jrnporv est ul'lishin^nt s, el o. its gront advantage over a lift lies jn tli'* fact th;it it is always in motion; no time is lost in taking on and discharging passengers hm in a lift. The speed of moving j.'i not nivat, of course, l>ul. just tho , speed at which the passenger may willi facility step upon c»r from it in absolute safety. The first essen tial of design is to inspire confi dence on I ho part of tho passen ger, and this was olio great reason that determined the inventors to make it in the f&lt;>rm of a stair rase- mi iwchi tectum I Esca lator may be described as o con tuitions series of riyM oil by an endless sprocket chain. Through tho arrangement of tho tracks, any desired relation of tho steps is secured ; on the landin...
WARRAGUL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
WARRAGUL MARKET. Skews, Hunter awl Co. report having held their usual weekly «»JII at 'heir i W»*rrjinul yarda on Thursday, 26th Mar. | when there was a very full yarding of nil duiftripiioiii &lt;&lt;f sock except fat ct'tl**, and a practically iinu lor uf b;tcon piju. . Prices rrnro exceptionally t>ood all round, I and everything was cleared, Th«j quota " | Pin«.~Suckers 10s, 12a to 14u. slips 17« 6d, 19« to 22s Gd, s:or«a 26*. 29i. 37a to 45s, porkers 40s, 42&lt;* 6d, 45i to 53s, b.iconorn 06a 6 1, 60a. 66*, 75a to 79s. Sheep.- Ai?ed Lincoln owea 20j 6d, fat comeback owes 16&lt; id, forward con dition ditto 14s lOd, store ditto 12i Id, primn fat lambs 15«. I Catilo.- Fat steers £G 17« Gd, forward ? cows £3 15^ £4 io £4 10', storo flit * o £3 09 to £3 I0f, otheia to £3, a&lt;jod 30s to i 40o ; miikori and springers, bent, £8 to I £9, second di'to £6 to £7, others from j £5. aged lovref : backward spring^ra £5 | to £G ; »pringiug heifers £...
Prayer that Didn't Pay. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
Prayer that Didn't Sir Walter Scott was sitting in 1*i^ library one day when i\ tall P.nr derur, who linrt bocii erect i11 i_v an inn near by, entered ami said : "-May it please yon, Sir Walter, ! am ^rointf to call my 1 >1 n&lt; &lt;. *11»1 * ' Flodden Inu.' and wrilleu a poem on l-'Ioddeii Kids il. '-truek mo fiTi&lt; 1 (.be i;uide wife that \ on mi*;ht. ^ie us 1 ihi) for a motto." "Have you read tlic poem '}" Sir 'Walter asked". "\aef sir; I'm turn a render." "Well, I should advise yon to read j (he poem and take a line from it." i "And what'll it. be V" , Sir Walter, without a smile, re ! plied, "Mrink, weary traveller, drink , and pray." j " Hut," cried l'onifart\ a^ha^t, J "my inn's not. a Kirk ; and tin.' more prayin' them is the loss driukih' ; there'il be, ami \ dinna want that." j "Oh," laughed (lie poet, " I tJiink 1 cmi alter the line. ' Prink, weary I ra \ clb*r, drink and pay.' '' . "The a erra tiling!" shouted tlio ( other in delight. ! I,ii...
Student of Nature. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
Student of Nature. "Tlmnk.V *ai&lt;l the trapclian, sot ting Mown his glass niul absent mindedly pocketing nty rliange, which Iny upon the Imr l>&lt;-tr,cen us. ".Many thanks for y«>m* ijood opin ion. I always study from- Nature -from Nature, sir. In my acting you see relleHed Nature herself." "Try this vijL^ar, said an admirer i;f Nature, reverently. "Now, where did you study thai expression of intense surprise that you assume in the second art V" "'.Vom Nature, sir; from Nature. To secure that expression I asked ail intimate personal *ri»Mul to )end me five pounds. Ho n»*used. This caused mo no surprise. I tried several more. I*"inal!y, 1 struck one who was willing to oblige me, and, as he handed me t h»* money, I studied in a trlass the expression of my own fare. 1 saw there surprise, but it was not what 1 wanted. It was alloyed with suspicion that the sovereign:* might be had. I was in despair." "Well V" fluid the. other, breath lessly. "Thou an Men nlruek ...
A THRILLING TALE. ENGLISH FAMILY'S PLIGHT IN PERU. EXTRAORDINARY NARRATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
A THRILLING TALE. BXKLISH FAMILY'S I'UCIiT JN lM'-.IMJ. iSXTH AOK 01 N A l\ V N A I: K ATI \' K The ronijir]w!l))ii story &lt;>f tho ad ventures of an KriglisU family in I ho interior of Peru was IV|;iI.mI id \ (fintrul .Vows representat ive by Mrs. Kvelyn Ankers, who is tem porarily resident at Twickenham. Mr. Sydney Raymond Ankers, the lady's husband, is an manner, who was engaged t v> take a motor launch i&lt;> ;i Spanish rubber mag nate, \lir» launch being int ended for use in the riiiivcyjiiice of rubber cm I In: Amazon. Mr. Ankers derided to take willj him his wife ami his lilt].? hoy l>errirk /Jim.) Mrs. Ankers u;ts (lie first white woman to penetrate to M;a!re de Ih'os, and her appearance theve caused s' . ni'' 1lung like ronsl ernat ion among lite native women of the district, who ultimately gained suf ficient confidence to approach near enough to the while woman to tear away every button from her dress. When the molor launch had boon put togethe...
For Pulleys. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
For Pulleys. In I ho aci-nini>;ni> ini^ sl.'-l' li. if'j&lt;ro>«»i11s n piiM'o m' !iu&lt;- sli.ii''i iuy; ; wliirh is used (&lt;» r;irrv pu]i&lt;-\ s &lt;iriv I intf various mnrh.iirs l-y l&lt;-a(h'.T j belting. ('urinuslv onoui;}!, ;t ti^ll I uill lint 1 ;i V el) a pu!l"\ Willi ;i rim, as shown hv I h*1 I'mur-1 A, tint w ill cmi'p up owr mn' &lt;>f 1 hr i't in^ ulV. .Ml lu'lls tri»fl l&lt;i run ini.i ! h-. hi.:h''M pat'l. cf a &lt;lri\inj: pull&lt;\\, an'l f"i' this rrasctrt pul|p\s ;in» ma&lt;i«' with a rim. a.s shown by th&lt;* r;.u'np i». (.*iMis--"IVrsi>nal apiirnram'^ is n helpful farf.ur in Miriness success." I libhs-'' Yos, and business success is a helpful factor in personal ap pearance."
SOY BEANS AND COW PEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
SOY BEANS AND COW PEAS. + The Ohio Experimental St.v.i:>n lias been making a number of rsh mstive experiments with soy beans ani cow peas, and they f;ive the results in the summary below : 1. Soybeans have n. witlo adapta tion as regards soil and clim-.te. li» general, the northern limit of thelx adaptation coincides with that ol maize. 2. Soybeans are grown chieily tor hay, grain, silage, soiling, pusluiu and a soil renovator. 3. Soybeans should not be seeded until all danger of frost is past, and the ground is thoroughly warmed through. ' ** - rr-'" n»«r- V, in rows twenty-eigtit inches apart, gave the highest yield of seed and the most economical yield of forage for ithe silo. For best quality of hay they should be drilled solid, using 6 or 8 pecks of seed per acre. 5. For hay, cut when po;ls begin to form. For grain, cut just before tho benns are ripe, i.e. when pods are be ginning to take on a brownish or blackish appearance. For silage, cut wnen as near maturity as poswible...
Council Meetings, 1914. BULN BULN SHIRE, [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
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THE INDUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
THE INDUCTION. In the evening, the induction of the newly-appointed clergyman, Rev. B. T. Syer, to the Parochial district ot Drouin, took place in ChriBt Church, when there was a large congregation. The Bishop of Gippsland officiated, and was assisted in the service by the Revs. H. de Putron-Hitchcock and A. L. Kent. The Bishop gave an excellent address, based on I ThesBalonians, V., 12-13, "And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labor among you, and are o/er you in the Lord, and admonish you ; and to esteem them very highly in loye for their work's sake. And beat peace among yourselves." The Bishop said.he was pleased to be able to Bend the rev. gentle man to be their pastor,; and hoped .h * Drouin pe pie would co operate with the minister in his work. He wsb very pleased with the work accomplished by the Rev. II. de Putron-Hitchcock, and was sure a blessing would follow his efforts. Psalms and hymns approDriate to the occasion were rendered by the chair, Miss Brown offic...
Christ Church. Droum. DEDICATION OF PARSONAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
Christ Church. Droum. DEDICATION OF PARSONAGE. Christ Church Parsonage was dedicated on Tuesday afternoon by the Lord Bishop of Giposland, when a large number of people w^re present. A short service was read, opening with a hymn. Bishop Pain then spoke a few words, calling upon the Treasurer (Mr R. Boon) to read the financial statement. The amount for con tract for building being £400; a-chitects fee, etc, £11 ; fencing, wash house, stable, etc, £80 ; price of land and transfer £62. To meet that amount they had borrowed from the church build ing fund £237, and £7 in dona tions. The balance would have to be met by borrowed money. An asset against the above was the old parsonage which they hoped to sell for £100. Dr Cowen said that he was I pleased to state that the Ladies Guild would install the electric light in the parsonage, ;ind that a lady donor (Mrs W. H. Morton) had erected the electric light in the church. The Doctor then re ferred to the Rev. H. do Putron Hitchcock's stay am...
HOW IT FEELS TO FLY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 April 1914
HOW IT FEELS TO FLY. Dr. You. Schrotter. u doctor practising in Vienna, describes the curious sensations encountered by aviators when in the air. He says that apart frcin the strain on the nervous and physical organs, the sudden change of the pressure of the atmosphere, and consequently of its oxygen component, affects the circulation and the respiration much more than the gradual ascent in j mountain-climbing does. I The powerful drought causes a l keen sensation of cold, which is the first symptom complained of, and deafness is very soon experienced. The reduced supply of oxygen caused by the rapid movement and the : fall of the atmospheric pressure I gives rise to vomiting and visual | hallucinations. I A dangerous and frequent symp- j torn is the desire for sleep, occur- I ring some lime during living, in ! spite of the aviator's strenuous ef forts to keep awake. 1 A very unpleasant sensation is : that of dizziness caused by the alti tude of tin? aeropJane, the result be- j ing ...