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BREEDING FOR UNIFORMITY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
BREEDING FOR UNIFORMITY. Uniformi'ty of both wool and pro geny cannot be neglected by the far mer desirous of getting the best re sults. No mattr how careful he may be in his original purchases, he will soon have need to cull for himself, without purchasing culls in the first instance, Whether merinos, come backs, or cross-breds are to be pur chaser must 'be decided according to the condition of the market and char acter of the country. A farmer can not neglect the question of Iwool up on his breeders, and they should be selected on account of 'their quality in this respect, in conjunction with the constitution, frame, 'freedom from disease, and dther desirable qualities. From a wool point of view, the imerino and comeback are 'the best. From the point of prolificness the cross-bred is easily first. The cross breds also make better mothers, giv ing more ,milk than the merino; the comebacks are probably intermedi ate in this respect. Ewes with any sign of disease should 'be rejected,...
THE FARMER'S OPPORTUNITY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
THE FARMER'S OPPORTUNITY. Essentially fine wools grow scarcer every year, and each year the de mand increases, the result -being ex treme prices for superfine wool. This season the trade early recognised the fact that there would not be enough fine wools to go around, and compe tition all along has been exception ally keen. Whilst it is a matter for regret with buyers that the special ly fine wools are gradually disap pearing, the popular type of sheep to day with lbreeders -is a robust animal producing a heavy flece of medium wool. This class of sheep has been found to be the best paying propo sition, and wool-growers are not in the business for the benefit of their health, and must cling to what pays best. Still, a word of caution is not out; of place, that fineness must not be altogether overlooked, and high as the prices of fine wool are to-day, they are likely 'to go higher .in the years to come. In fact, it is only by paying extreme prices that buyers call hope for any extensi...
FAMOUS SLOVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
FAMOUS SLOVENS. It is surprising how careless of their outer appearance many famous men hlave been. It is said of Turner, the great landscape painter, that his hands were the smallest and dirtiest hands on record. Perhaps that is an exaggera tion, but he was certainly very slovenly in lhis dress. He woro a black swallow tail dress coat, very much in need of a clothes-brush vigorously applied, and in the warmest as well as in the coldest weather he wore around his throat a sort of wrap or muffler, which he would unloose, lotting the ends dangle dovwn in front and dip into the colors of his palette. He always worked either with his old hat on his head or with this same large muffler over his head. His appearance was more like that of an old-time coachman than of a famous Royal Academician, for he was short and stout, witll a red and .blotchy face. Dr. Johnson's slovenliness has almost passed into a proverb. There are many contemporary accounts of his turning out of his house in, Bolt ...
MURRABIT LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
Close Rcvd Mon Fri Tue Sa Roberts-Hannah 10.30 4.30 Gonn Crossing 10 30 3.30" Gonn Station P.B 10.30 4.30 Murrabit ... 10 0 4.30 Ross Bros. P.B. 10.30 4 30 Leura P.B ... 10.30 4.30 Dawe's P.B. ... 10 30 4.30 COapel's Crossing 10 30 4.30 Despatched Received to from Mon Fri Mon Tues pm. am Westby Park ... 330 11 MACOIRNA TO APPIN. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Leaves Macorna 7.30 a.m., arrivea ppin 10 a.m. Leaves Appin 10.30 "mi., arrives Macorna 12.30 p-.
The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER X.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
The Heart of a Girl. y HENRY F/.RMER, By eoneyLender," "12a thor of eet ~ndage, etc. QuiltrY Stree (All Rights Reserved.) CIIAPT;R X'-Continued. ClhsI andclosed over tilhe Thores T general public had con basigned the sted ank robbery to the imbo forottlen t hings. The police bhad PI 1 m of nthe moneSy stolen, in sape ef notes concealed in Stan e ls bedro i 1ad been recovered Sbedro time. The police theory had ate , 11, that thie bulk, composed beelosl b otes, bonds, anid securities, tri of no art being tmore or less the gredte, tih caution, might after negotiablte bwaCk into circulation, probabl Oen the Continent. The race rou S l another recognised place or e getting rid of stolen notes. The police ere prretty sure on one sub polic whetherSanmore had invented jecte heof Roy Stannard to distract e tory from his real confederate, rt had worked tihe robbery "esingle handed: witen Stanmore had served is time lie would find a nice-little pile nwaiting hintm. "I want that note back," ins...
THE COLBINABBIN RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
THE COLBINABBIN RAILWAY. The now, line, Colbinabbin, has now reached the temporary site, and may boe -'rdi to be completed to that point. A tine stack of grain, compri?ung some 45,000 bao:, is now on the siding, ready for trucking away. The firl, two trucks were sent last week. Grain is still cori ing in, but the rush may be said to b, over: It ia estimn.teed that about 70,C00 bags ,r more will he sent from, \Van:lta aird CO..linabbin this seson. Had the railway b!,n completed to the terminus, and all e.-nveniences provided, ther., would hive been fully 70,000 bi gs at Colbinabbin alone as a large portion of the crop was carted to tRushworth and Elmore in the absence of means for weighing the grain, stacking, etc. How ser, the surveyors are now at work completing the survey of the extension (iboat 70 chains), crossing the big W\Vr anga channl, and terminating in MrI
THE TENT MISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
THE TENT MISSION. The subject presented in the te.it on Sunday eveuniLg w?s a very in teres.ing one. It was entitled "Four Great Monarchies and what followed." The subject was illustrated by aOui:tu her of large charts. The speaker, Pa tor Steed, oudlinei the or;gin of earthly kingdoms, and was vo y em phatic in his statements thot scripture explains scripture, rakig up the symbols used in this prophecy of th seventh chapter of Daniol, he went on to. show from the scripture the meaning of the symbols " wind and sea," the winds n ed in Jer. 25 : 13 33, represented the strife and war; and] the sea from Rev, 17-15, represented the people. Out of this troubhed sea arose four great beasts, whith reptr sented four g eat kingdoms, heg;nning I Tvitl Babylon, then followed by Midiou Per.ia, Greece and Rome. He :aid that the first greatkingdom Babylon was found by Nimrod, 'the mighty hunter," at the instigation of Saran, "the prince of this world," Satan plocd in Nimrod's heart; that which fi...
FLASHES BY WIRE. "NEW TIMES" SPECIAL SERVICE. PER REUTERS AGENCY OVERSEAS & AT HOME. MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
FLASHES BY WIRE. . C "NEW TIMES" SPECIAL SERVICE. u PER REUTERS AGENCY v OVERSEAS & AT HOME. MELBOURNE. The butchers' trouble is un changed. The men meet to-night, when the employers' proposals will be submitted. It is believed that the strike will be averted. Wheat is firm at 3s 94d; along side, 3s 9d; ex store oats, milling, is 10cd.; feed, is 9/d. When the trial of Walter Daw son, for alleged embezzlement, was resumed, the foreman of the jury complained that he had been approached by a tall, dark young .man, who asked him if £10 would be of any use in connection with the case. The foreman replied that so far as he was concerned Dawson would get a faiil trial. The police are making inquiries The trial' was proceeded with, Mr Justice Cusscn remarking that the person who approached the foreman might possibly have beeii opposed to Dawson and wanted to prejudice the trial. Joseph Frumpkin, a laborer, was attacked last night in Fitzroy by four young men, who after stabbing him ...
DISORDERED LIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
DISORDERED .LIVER, "For 'disorders of the liver and stlot aeh there is no better inedicine tham C~launberJli!'s Tablets," writes dirs Blar giuaet J, Watson, Emerald, Q. "1 suf zerpd with bad headaches caused by a disorgered liver, Hearing mily customers speak so highly of Chamberlain's Tablets I thought iwouild try what they would do for me, After the first few does I noticed an impiqvement, and after I had taken a couple of boexs found myself quite reliered of heada?e?s which have not returned." Sold by all chemists and storekeepers, I C~0·EImannummonIgl
CABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
CABLES, A woman suffragette mistaking Lord Weirdale for Mr Asquith, attacked him with a horse whip. She was arrested. The test cricket match was drawn. England scored 5 for 154. Hobb 97. Mr Churchill states that there are 15 dirigible airships built or building for the naval wing of the corps.
PROPORTIONAL GRAVITY OF INJURIES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
'iROPORTIONAL GRlAVITY OE diNJUItlIES The ratio of compensation t 'full com pensation as for lotal. incapacitation for majurips hereutnder ..spieciica ' is: as fol loWs: Ldoss of lboih eyes, 100 per cent. Loss ':of an. only eye, ,10 per cent, Loss of both halids; 100 per ceii. Loss of both feet; 100 per cent. Loss of a. bilJd aid. a foot, 10' per cent. " Total hidijiiciii blle loss of i;ental pow ers involvingl ina?lity to work;?,10U: per cent, Total and iirable paralysis of the limbs or of menta~l powvs,. 1.00 per cent, The total loss of theright arm,. or of the greater part. of the anrm, 8J per' cent, The total-loss of the left arm,, or of the greater part of.tlle arm, 15 per cent, The total loss of the right hand or of fire fingerp or- the rliht hand, or of the lower part of the right 'arn, 75per cent, The total liss of: te samne for the left hand or"larm 65 per cent. ike. total loss of -a -leg, 75 -per cent The total' loss of a foot or .tre lower pant of a leg, 60 per cent, Th'e...
DISTRICT NEWS. MACORNA. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. IMACORNA. The duck !shooting opened here on the llth inst. A lariN number of visi Lor.s and local sports went out to Mi'Don aid's and Johnson's swamps, Pyi'amid Cleek and Gunbower Island. The birds were very scarce, owinlg to the late ness of lthe seasonl, and must havo been oulnumbenb ed by the guns, as no decent bags weib obtaiped, and many shooters di; not get a bird, Mr J. M'Loughlan bagged 12 at M'Donald's swamp and Mr M'Donough 7, whilst Messrs Peel Bros. bagged 8 at Johnson's swamp. Messals Newstead and Far rant Bros. did nmuch better at Gunbower Island. M.r J. Hill had an unfortunate loss whilst out with a paryu at M'Don ald's swamp. After fixing up the camp le walked into the swamp, and as theAh wer, no birds about lie went back, lit the fire and laid down and had a sleep, laying his valuable Cashmore gun along side him. When lie woke up the gun valued at ,S18, blad disappeared, also his lobacco and matches, showing cleal ly that there are some who attend the...
Workers' Compensation Act. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
Workers' Compensation Act. \-->0---------- , The Workers' Compensation Act, *re lat;i:g to injured wrokpeople ilp the t)ysoC of their employmseit was one of the measu?yes passed. duriig-- the session of the Victorian Parliameel whlh was concluded last week., It ij an importa&i t measure, and a copy of it should be in the hands of cverf employer of labor;-: Clause?. 37 make: it compulsoey for every cimployer .t ensurpe his eumployes, Domestic ser vants, clerks, etc,: are iniludetd. T'te nma.xulnmn penalty for defailt of this ipsttection is J£ for etich non-insured employe., The preienun is calculated on the total amount of wages estimated to be paid dut.ug coming year, The payments to -injured worupeople are or the following scale: At fleatii-(a) If the workman leav'e; depetndents wiolly dlepeudent on his cart iuigs at the time of, ais death, a sum equal to ?ais earnings i: the employmeni ot the same employer during te. three years next preceding the iinjry, ivitiia miiumu...
WELL AND STRONG. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
WELL AND STRONG. What a grand thing it is for women to foel well and strong? The Ladies' College of Healtlt lhas brought forward a home Ireatmeni that has restored thou sands to health at a trifling cost. Those interested can find out all about it if they send two penny stamps to Dept. 51, Ladies 'College of Health, ? Eliza beth >iret1, Melboufne. _
The Murray Waters. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
The Murrpy Waters. ------ ; A poetically inclined correspondent embodies some pelrtinent remarks on the above subject in the following rhyming contrihution:-" We protest Ihe whole agreement politicons should expose, to give our sv ter birthright held in store. For it no Murray-Goulburn irrigation righta Ilows, and this throughout Vic - right allows, and this throughout Vic the. Legislature to avoid parochial thought, a nd hold the AMueray sacredly in Irust, as a heritage inialuble to be neither sold nor bought. Irrigation and not navigation's just. Why should na vigalion,. ur.. water rights debar, and why should irrigation the lesser waters take, for locking schemes the prospects are yet away too far. Victorian streams for storage are at stake. Why- consign our liquid wealthto a South Australian grave to give Adelaide its navigation cheap, Vito?)ian waters duty is its arid lands to save; and the cream of all our landed settlers keep."
THE KERANG SHIRE. CR. O'DONNELL ON THE MUNICIPAL SITUATION. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
THE KERANG SHIRE. CR. O'DONNELL ON THE MUNICIPAL SITUATION. After the A.N.A. meet g a fair num ber .f ratepayers assembled in the upper room of the Mechanics' on Tues day evening to hear Cr. O'D)oonnell speak oni tlhe Shi(e finances and other municipal matters.. The cevening was very close and 'no doubt kept a lot of people a way, who otherwise would have been glad to hear the speaker on local Ge. -I'nment affairs. Mfr J. W. Trevan was appointed to the chair as nd in a few brief remarks introduced Cr. O'Donnell. Cr. O'Donnell said lie thanked the Ke rang branch 6 i the A.N.A. for giving hinn the opportunity of speaking in their meeting room oni this occasion, and expressed his gratilication at seeing so many present, notwithstanding the ex treme closeness of the evening, lie said it. had been. his 'custom to meet the ratepayers from time to .time and aI, less tlle on shire matters. He had to thiank them for their continued confi de :.e in .him which was -shown by their returning him...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
A Significant Economy Event, HAWTHRORIE BROS. Sunsmmer Sale. Here are Bargains that Appeal to you. This is positively a persona' matter. s Barg-i as like these appeal to everybody so that they are lure to interest you S We impo-t all our .vanchen or go ds dir ect, so that you are sore of savings-our i, ' sa'h bargains are real -tunners We are heavily stocked in Sheetings, To wel-, Calicoes, . Dama ks, etc-conse ._ quently we are offering .values that are Sdistinctly attractive, ©( The goods are all right-but the prices are u terly demoralised. 7ome and take Aldvantage of these great Manchester BARGlINS. 55in White Twill Rheetine, 10d, is 1d. 72in White Twill Sheeting, 1i, Is 3d id. 80in White Twill h? eting, Is 3.1, is 63, 1s lid yd 5tin Unbklached Herringbone Sheeting, 10d yd.. 72in Unhle.chcd Herringbone Shee'ing, is, .Is 2d yd 80in Unble.ched Herringbone Sheeting, is 41 yd All-Linen Forfars, 4s 6.1 doz ; 5~d, 6 Sd, 8d, 10 yd 29in Ticking, 51d, 10d yd Rill or Towelling, 4, lid doz...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
of Suit-i o vouwfil bgin to feel out-of-sortsaod out- . einy ourWAy w eth r-.WOi linersuit. n Whtrynot ou teery ore ring of a ncrewo ring Suit ? 6 Yeo.pds on You! or, yor iJaste ere reflected in )our attire. To be c ft iden: ;fa You are fauI?lessl?y i ired have us Sta your new suit. RNOW is a good rin to .saL. d for La!t s fattens. Cnarget s ?iod r atre. WC~( & DWDS, - K erarg. ,Jr Drap .rs ,.othie: , e ostumiers, rc Tailors.Tii Autuam DRESS G2OOD . II, 13, i, 17, Bridge? Str?et, BALLARAT, Cl Complete Homie Furinishers. AIP STRETCHERS, SUN BLINDS, BAMBOO BLINDS, SPRING ROLLER BLINDS, VENETIAN BLINDS, ICE CHESTS. LDING CAMP STRETCHERS in best Army Duck, folds into i a small site, 1ilbs weight; 17s 6d each. CE CHAIRS, strongly made, stout canvas, 3s Gd, 4s Gd, 6s'9d. 'IN G ROLLER BLINDS, complete, Green, is 11d, 2s 6d. S RING ROLLER BLINDS, complete, Green and Cream, rever Bible, lace edge, 2s 6d, 3s 6d, 3s lid. c -TITE BAMBOO BLINDS, with very broad laths. SEEN BAMBOO BLINDS,...
CHURCH SERVICES [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 20 February 1914
SUNDAY FEBRuAnY 22i$i'. Presbyterian.-Kerang, 11 and 7.30, Wandella, 3. Rev G. R. Jones. Church of England--ohuna, 11-- nd 7.30 ; Mead Public Hall, 3, RevR. H. Simmonds. Methodist. - Kcrang 11 Mr Prior; Kerang 7.30, Tragowel 11, Macorna North 3, Rev T. J. Payne ; Appin 3, Mr Freemn ; Koroop 7 30, Mr Hooper; Cohuna 11 and 7.30 Wee Wee Rup, 3, Rev Egan Lee ; Gunbower 11 Patho 3, Mr Pice. Baptist.-Kerang 11, Macorna 8, Rev T. P. Trinham; Kerang 7.30., Lake Charm 11, Benjeroop 3, Rev. C. Ur quhart; Benjeroop East 8. Mr Mathie ton; LakeCharm 8, Tresco 8, Supply. .^Ucrdn 4te1t cillCes PUBLISHED TUESDAYS & FRIDAYS. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20th.