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SIZE OF SHEAF. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
SIZE OF SHEAF. There can be no set size for a sheaf, t'i't Uie size must be regulated accord ing to conditions. For Instance, in wot districts, or where the crops are late in maturing, the small sheaf is the safer, as the sun and wind are better able to penetrate through the sheaf, and so minimise the risk of si.routing or moulding about the band. Again, by making the sheaves on tlie small size, stacking can be commenc ed a day or two sooner. On the oth er hand, however, the large-sized sl eaves have their advantages. First, it is more economical on twine; sec ondly, much time is saved in stook ing and stacking; thirdly, a fair-sized sheaf will stand up against winds in the ftook better than the small size.
CRESSY. I.O.R. ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
CRKSSY. I.O.R. ANNIVERSARY. The anniversary celebrations of the Woady Yalloak Tent, No. 470, I.O.R., Cressy, took place last Satur day evening and Sunday, Br. E. R. Stafford, the District Chief Ruler of Victoria, being present. On Satur day evening, interesting and in etructive addresses were delivered by Br. Stafford on " What's in a name?" Br. Rev. E. M. Baird, on "Some Social AspectB of the Drink Problemand Br. W. Yourn, P.C.H., on " 1017—Our Coming Op portunity." A presentation of a Past Chief Ruler's Certificate was made to Br. J. M'Kenzie, the first O.R. of the Tent. On Sunday morn ing Br. Stafford conducted the ser vice in the local Presbyterian Church, taking for his subject "The Ideal Society." A pleasant Sundaj afternoon waF held in the Me chanics' Hall at 3.30 p.m., when a special address on " Ambulance or Fence—Which Pays?" was delivered ; "by Br. Stafford. The speaker com pared the drink problem to one of the lessons that appeared in a recent number of the school paper,...
CROPS FOR FODDER. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
CROPS FOR FODDER. The time seems opportune to di rect the attention ot farmers to the necessity ot' planting fodder crops, and lor their subsequent conservation as a provision lor stock and feed dur irg the winter. The weather this season has been very dry, and in al most every district absence o£ rain has been severely felt. The man who dees not take this wise precaution o£ providing winter feed will have a grim realisation o£ his lack of forethought when ho linds his dairy herd, and other stock, languishing for the food which Nature withholds during her unpropitious seasons. It is, however, quit2 within the pro vince of the farmer to conserve suffi cient fodder for his stock to tide over the winter. There are so many ex amples of the splendid results from silos that it is hard to conceive why the practice of making silage has not become more general throughout the State. When we have the managers of but ter and cheese factories reporting "the satisfactory increase of milk supplies...
District News CORINDHAP. ARMY AMBUSHED. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
U flews. COlllMtlltl'. ARMY AMBUSHED. Aft«r txhansnr.g timir maxims atid exploding sc.me telling shells on Satan'* ei.fmy entrenched fn this citj, the brave contingent of Ber rt-iieated in good order. The pilot, a faithful soldier for »«>•&lt;» y yi a is, and cue who prefers tlx Moonlight to any other light, ltd (he contingent. His bushman slrij. failed him, however, ind he fixed a planet in a clear sky as his - guiding Ftar." Going up hills and down dales, turning here and jump ing there, jm tiing a Spill, mow !in&lt;] jigain, dodging dangerous Wells, la-ipping over rabbit Burrowes, and leaping over hedges of Thornton, acansed him to loose his compass; but the brave soldiers tramped on xintil (hey came to a road, its good order convincing tliem that they must be in Leigh shire territory, re nowned for its good formations, itut not finger-posts. Along this ■ffoad they decided to march. After travelling some distance they caught a glimpse of a house, and the leader...
FLOCK MANAGEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
FLOCK MANAGEMENT. If strong, healthy and vigorous Iambs are wanted, extra care must be given to the ewe llock £rom time Of mating to time of lambing. During ; this time the ewes should be steadily ' gaining in llesh. It is not desirable : that the ewe flock after mating should ■ ever have to become the scavengers I of the farm; that business should bo i leit for store sheep. The ewe flock ia I too valuable for that work, for it is from this flock that the future feeding j lamb is obtained. One often hears of heavy losses be | ing experienced by sheep breeders through ewes being frightened by dogs and other causes, aud this brings tc mind reasons that ought to be up permost in the minds of all those who have charge of lambing ewes. Among thorn there is one precaution that should never be absent, and that is this: That the ewe flock should never be allowed to be rushed by the shep herd's dog, nor should it be hurried when being driven, nor under any cir cumstances should it be given a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
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CHAPTER VII. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
CHAPTER VII. Bellairs was essentially a man of actioii. That very night he saw ito- , bert Holman, one of the leading pri vate uetectives in London, and placed in his hands the inquiry into the af fair of Goldstein and Sheila's pearls, | assuring him that he, Bellairs, would , pay the £2000 on the day the pearls were brought back to him uninjured; bat he was careful to caution Air. | Holman that an expert in precious , stones must examine tliem in order to see that 110 exchanges had been ! made. I Holman undertook the job, and ex ecuted it with great dexterity, and | Bellairs had the satisfaction of re- ' covering Sheila's pearls at the loss of £2000, which ho had been saving to wards his wife's future needs. He put them back carefully into his safe, 1 and then set Holman to discover j where Ralph was hiding. The miser- . able youth was found without much j dilliculty and brought ;back to Sunny- , side by Holman, who, however, by the K.C.'s request, refused even to leave the room in...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VI. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. MEADE, Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Look and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VI. When Mrs. Bellairs met her sou ho | had contrived to smarten himself up and looked much less wild and shabby than on the previous day. She made him join her in the tonneau of her motor-car, aud there she slipped the money into his hand. His face lit up with an amazing joy. "Oh! mother, you are a brick!" he exclaimed. "Is it as much as I asked for, mother?" "Yes, Ralph; there are fifteen hun dred poiiuds in notes in that bundle." "Moth!"' exclaimed the young man, "you really are a wonder! How ever did you get it?" Mrs. Bellairs became very white. "Don't ask me, Ralph. 1 can never tell you—never. This is a secret 'be tween you and me." "Does niy stepfather know?" "No, Ralph; and you must never breathe the subject to him. If you do you will kill me. As it is, I have been almost killed. I never, never...
Clearing Himself. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
Clearing Himself. Murphy was an assistant cook on board a "trooper" bound for India. The first morning he forgot *.o wash the boiler out after breakfast; con sequently, there were tea-leaves on the surface of the soup when dinner was served. To clear himself of blame, he went to the respective messes, and said: "If yez foind any tay-leaves in the soup you'll know it's mint."
THE ARAB'S SIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
THE ARAB'S SIGN. During the Egyptian War o£ lSSli the warship holding the high road to Jerusalem at Kantara, in the Suez Canal, was surrounded by an atmo sphere of hostility. The one and only hotel in the place seemed to bo the re fuge of all tiie denizens of the desert. A careful watch had ever to bo kept, the men were under arms at night as well as day, wild shouts and rushing of feet, strange bugle calls and whist ling were heard at night; the fresh provisions coming from Port Said every night were rushed by the prowl ing Bedouins on the banks, the whole or part of them taken. At times the desert seemed to be alive with small parties of Arabs on the prowl, always at a safe distance, but nevertheless near enough to get on the men's nerves. . This state of things continued for a month, when suddenly an event oc curred which changed the whole as pect of the situation. One night the proprietor of the ho tel came on board wringing his hands with grief. An important operation had to be...
LABOR RALLY AT GORINDHAP [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
LABOR RALLY AT GORINDHAP ADDRESSES BY FEDERAL -MEMBERS. A largely-attended meeting was held ia tho Corindhap Mechanics' Institute oit Monday evening under the auspices of tho Corindhap and I'okewood Branch: P.L.L. The vice-president (Mr George Oates) occupied tho chair, and apologised" for tho ab-inco of Senator Itussell audi Mr J. Chatham, M.L.A. Mr .T. F. llannan, M.P., was tho firefc speaker, and touched upon tho question of preference to unionists, which he said was the main factor to bring about ill— dustrial _ peace. Tin1 Conciliation and Arbitration Act liad been supported by Iwth Parties in t!ie House, and one of its* provisions was to givo tho President of the Court power to grant preference to unionists. To-day the I'rimo Minister, supported by Mr \\r. 31. Irvine and others, was opposed to that provision. They wero endeavoring to pa^ a bill to eliminate tliat provision. The Labor l'arty said that it was a provision that would brine about industrial peace, and they wcr» det...
Held to What He Had. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
Held to What He Had. There is a young physician who has never been able to smoke a cigar. "Just one poisons me," says the youth ful doctor. Recently the doctor was invited to a large dinner party. When the wo men had left the table cigars were accepted by all the men except the physician. Seeing his friend refuse the cigar, the host in astonishment ex claimed: : "What! not smoking? My dear fel low, you lose half your dinner!" "Yes, I know I do," meekly replied the doctor, "but if I smoked one I should lose the whole of it!"
LEIGH SHIRE COUNCIL Wednesday, 13th May. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
&lt; LEISH SHIRE C3MCIL Wednesday, 13th May. Pn'o.snt: Cis M. N. .Lees (president), Jos. Vernon, J. Munro, W. Miller, P. J. j. Callaghan,.(. liuylc, and A. P. Bingley. j Correspondence.—From F. C. Griffin, Tecsdate, drawing attention to tlic bad state of about. f&lt;mr chains of tho ixxui loading to hid residonce. Cr Millor said I tho part complained about was between | two made port urns of the road, and they should bo linked together to make a good job of it. lie moved that tenders be in vited for the work. Cr Munro scoonded. Carried.—From Shire of Newhain and Woodcnd, asking that a delegate bo sent to a conference to discuss tho powws vested in the Country Roads Board. Cr | Bingley: That is a big order. Cr Vernon: | It was too early yet to express ail opinion j if tlii' board was going to provo a benefit | or otherwise. Tho board was on its trial, and it should be given chanco to sco f what it could do before condemning it. Cr Bingley concurred.—From Jolui Bul loc...
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
BEAUTY AND.THE BEAST i By Wellesley Pain. "This time to-morrow," said Henry Hedgeham, the head waiter, "I shall be my own boss." "And I wish you luck," said James, who knew that he was to be promot ed to Henry's place. "You'll want some luck, I reckon. I wouldn't like to take over a business where they have gals to wait. It may be a good thing to be your own boss, but " "Good thing," said Henry, "there's no doubt about it. Being my own boss I shall have a smoke and a drink at twelve in the morning it 1 want it— and I probably shall. The dose will be repeated at two o'cloc.:, after a nice steak and a pint of bitter, and in tne evening as required. That's what you get by being your own boss." '/That's all very well," said the jun ior waiter, who had sounded the hol lowness of coffee-shop keeping in his spare time; "but what about the gals that are going to do the waiting tor you, Henry? They'll do you down every time, and you'll have nothing to say to 'om—being gals." "Well," said Hen...
It Is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
it Is Said. That the friends of the lato Mr Wm. Uron donated £8 lis towards hio funeral exponses, per Mr J. O'Donnoll, J.P. That Mr Jack Ellis, recently of Bor ringa," eustained sorious injuries to his legs through an accident at the Geelong timber mills on Wednesday. That the Scarsdalo Horticultural Show takes place to-night. That Constable Donald, of Sinythcsdale has been promoted to the rank of senior constabls, and transform) to Melbonmo. That persons doing business with P.O. money order office at country offices are requested to notice the hours spocified in the postal notice elsewhere. That the Scarsdalo Tennis Court will be openod on Saturday next. That the annual meeting of the Berringa Band Boys will be held on 25th inst. That Bill Williams, of Rokewood smithy fame, is as capable of ring ipg a bell as he is the anvil, judging by his performance at Oresay. It is possible that the Lynch Family will seek his services. That the Leigh Shire Council has done good work by levellin...
THE "Berringa Herald" PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING. [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, MAY 16, 1914. SHEARING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
THE "Berrin^a Herald" .•.'MMSIIKI) EVEItV 3ATDHDAY M0ICN1NG [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] Saturday, May 16,1914. shearing. Ton blado shearers are required for tho coming season at Kuruc-a-ruc, Roke wood. GEELONG OR BALLARAT? At the meeting of tlio L&lt;;igh Shir© Coun cil on Wednesday, Cr Lees remarked there was it strong, feeling iu favor of tho Balla rat Hospital receiving the amount contri buted I>y tho west riding to the Goelong Hospital. Without exception tho Ballarat Hospital received tho patients from that portion of'Uie shire, and ho suggested that the Board of Health bo "written to about tho matter. Cr Boyle: That is quite right. Tho Ballarat Hospital treat ed patients resident in tho wset riding and that institution should receive tho amount, of money now paid by tho west riding to tho Geelong Hospital. Ho moved that tho secretary write to the Board of Health, asking that tho west riding bo excised fr...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
BALL All AT WHOLESALE TEODUCB MARKET. Tlio quotations aro:—Wheat, 3/10 to 3/11 for prinio milling Oats: Fair 6oed, 1/10 to 1/11 for heavy feed. Peae, 4/ to 4/3. Barley: Prime, 3/3 to 3/1; fair to good, 2/9 to 3/; Cape, 21 to 2/3. Flour, Bran, JC5/5/. Pollard, .£5/10/. Po tatoes: New, £3115/ to JM/10/. Hay: Beet chaffing, JB2/2/6; manger, .£2/7/6. StraW, 32/6.
BALLARAT WHOLSALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 16 May 1914
BALLATf AT ■vVTTOT-R'JM.r; DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Tlmrsd.iv. ril'Mins n'lll Chamlv»rlain rpnort:—Bnt :ter-. Prime factory m ints 1/2; lump. 1/H I spnarator. 10d to" 101(1: dairy. 8(1. F^cs. 1'5 to, 1/6. BaPin: SkIps. 11&lt;1: middle®. T: liani. 1/5. TT&lt;iiiov. 3&lt;] to 3>,d. T.ard. *7kl. C1icp=p. 7\il. Onions: Brnvm Span ish. .«?. TM-atops. p.t to £4/1 r,l. T. .T. T.aivlpss n"«l &lt;*'n. (Intp M'OrPcor Bros.) rpnort: — fliiHor: 'Priixp faclorv •print*. 1/2: li'mn, 1/1?.; dairy, 9(1 to 10(1; .separator. I'd to 1/. ]/fi to 1/7; preserved. 1/. Baron: Sidps, 10:1 11(1; • middlps 1/; 1'fim. 1 /:!. Lard. Sd- Honey. 3Jd to 3?.d. Clioese, 71d to 8d.