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IMPRISONED IN A GLACIER. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
IMPRISONED IN ft GLACIER. Some thrilling experiences onco be fell Mr. Frederick Chsmberlin whilsfc ho was exploring the Alps. In the "Wide World Magazine" he writes of aa adventure that befell him on tho after noon of a September day when ho was descending tho snow-slope of a moua tain:— Suddenly I found myself in front o? 0, particularly nasty serac, or ice-ridmy, that gave very littlo foothold. Tho surfaco wa3 not broken and crumbly", but just smooth, treacherous ice. How ever, I was not goms to be daunted, b» J wormed mv,jvay up, and was about to descend the other side, when witb ot! t warning my feet shot from under me, and I started careering down the slope at break-neck speed. Down I slid, straight through a funnel-shaped hole into a partly-formed crevasse. i brought up sharjilv against a small bar of ice that only just prevented me from continuing my headlong career into a. gaping chasm below. "For a few seconds I lay half-stunned, then I carefully not on my feet, felfc my bo...
FOR THE FARMER. [?]UMMON SALT AS A FERTILISER [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
FOR THE FARMER. SUMMON SALT AS A FERTILISE" Certain plants, like certain trees ire more adapted to bralusli grouut (bau others. Beetroot and mangel \v In tel are descended from a wild plan which grows naturally an the sea shore; aud tliey still preserve the an eestral love of Bult. It has been cai culated that a crop of mangels will remove as much as 901b. of common gait (chloride o( sodium) from tht soil. Apart lroin certain cultivated plant! which have a special liking for com mon salt (chloride of sodium), It hat been found in garden practice that tin general effect of the addition of com tnon salt is to stimulate leaf-tissue Light applications of salt to a kitchen garden make the leaves of lettuces, cabbages, and garden plants generally, ° thicker and more succulent. The same effect of salt Is strikingly seen In the :ase of Manatoka and other seashore plants. Inland their leaves are thin, near the sea they are thick and juicy. To one accustomed to the thick, ample foliage of Man...
A REMARKABLE BIRD COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
A REMARKABLE BIRD COLONY. The most remarkable bird colony in tlio world is on Hal Island, in the Great Salt Luke, 1'tah. Tho island is about twelve acres in extent, and oil a rocky pinnacle a hundred feet abovo tlio brine, with not a drop of fresh water to lx> found, mid whore there is nothing to excite the cupidity nr com mercial instinct of man, the birds gulls, pelicans, herons, and cormorants by the thousand—make their, home. The island can bo seen at a distance of ten miles, rising like a "cocked lint" out of the sapphire of the inland sea. Tlio birds are utterly fearless. Pro tected as tliey. are by the laws of the State, they have had little cause io fear man and his death-dealing weap ons. It is necessary to use the greatest cave to avoid stepping on the nests and eggs of tlio tens of thousands of seu fciri that have established their rook cries on the islet.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
Wnoopih'G Cough.—" My little boy had whooping eouah very badly," says Mrs: A. Henderson; The People's Store, 47 Elgin-* Road, M«irniu>rt&lt;iiirN.55., "I tried aevrral cough medicines without any of them doing him any good. Then I triad Chamborlaiii!ii Cough Remedy, ami he got immediate re lief. Since then I have always kept a bottle of thin wonderful medicine by mo anil n1-, commend it to everyone."— Sold ererywheie YABBA PICNIC, 1913. Balance-sheet. Receipts* — Tickets, £20/10/6; Fancy Stall. £13/18/5; Produce Stall, £14/12/9; Guild Stall, £9/0/10; Concert, £6,18.6; Gate Receipts, £6/13/6 ; Donation* on day of • picnic, £5/19/6: Tea Booth, £5:16,'6 ; Luncheon, £5; Arithmetic Race, £'2/14/; Stepping Competition, £2 11/6; .Afternoon Tea, £2/3&lt;6 ; Throwing Cricket Ball, £1/7/; Kicking Football, £1/5/; Quoits, 12/; Polo Ball Race, 10/: Siamese Itacej 9' : Tilting at Rinjf, 71; Jumping, 6 '; Sack Rtioe, 67; Sh»»»if-tofi.iing, 4/; Shouting Gallery, 6/6.. =£112/12/....
THE HATCHING OF CROCODILES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
THE HATCHING OF CROCODILES. All audible cioakiug cry is utiiued !).v | young unhatehed crocodiles when they iirt> within tin: eggs in -which they aro laid, and the cry is so loin! and dis tinct that it can lie lioard when ilie eggs aro buried in sand. Doctor AY. A Laniborn has recently tested tho fact nt Lagos. He Jieard a croaking noiso '.from below a tliy path, and, digging in tho path to investigate the causo, he discovered thirteen crocodiles' eggs at a depth of about eghteen nclics. "All tho young crooodles hatched ovit after being dug up.
THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
THE GOVERNMENT GftZETTE. Lfcenuft to occupy unused road. — Mr8. Anuiu W'Tlin'tnn, abutting uUotmcnta 4 a id 5, sec. 6, Bungil. Permit. i«s«i"d for occupation of Crown Irtod* —Mary Jewell, 20a , Bungil ; Charles Jewell, 3ti., Buniril. Transfers of le»Roa registered at Titles Office. — Rfjr. J. WoroeMtnr, 441a., Kosoi uxko, to John Pienso, Greif Qroi?; James Pxton, lC'iu., Colac Coluc, to Thos. Pa ton, Coiiyong.
SUBMARINE CINEMA PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
SUBMARINE CINEMA PICTURES. Among the probabilities of the fu ture are moving pictures taken at tho bottom of the son. Already a young American, .T. Ernest "Williamson, lias 'taken'- snapshots nfc ■&' depth of thirty five feet, and will soon take .ii moving picture outfit to- lk-rmiida '""to procure desired submarine^ scenes. " For this trip a special boi>t' will bo used. "Wil liamson is a newspaper-. photographer and cartoonist. His father, .Gajit.-J.. II. Williamson, 'invented' the flexible sub marine tubo from which -photographs tinder the witter have already been taken ' . . lleeentlv in Hampton Roads Wil liamson, tho younger, went down in >tho tube, which ivas fixed into a weil at the bottom of a barge thirty feet long. The veil was six feet square. Tho tube, wade of iron sections with a water proof cover of rubber and canvas, could' be lowered to any depth. At the bot tom of the tube was the ".work-cfium bor, C," as "Williamson calls it, -which may be of any size....
TOWONG SHIRE COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
TO WONG : SHtRt r£g:tfi^fGC The uirtiiinry monthlymeoti.iifjof nltuv.o • body w«s Uolil mi M &lt; MI il ft y Nat, Ht tiiS Council Cliumbers, Talluiigstlu..- Tho ' following members were present, viz-., " Cra. Irvine (president), Seobis, M'GfM'i'i Putcm, Naiikervis, Tobin, Lobbf.ii, Card well, Bobiuson and Briiiilley. Miuutea of previous meeting vroi'o read and confirmed. , COUHESPONDESOE. Secretary for Mines wiule" I have to request that you will be good enough to Btate the atmUog and the termina'. ~ points in connection with which, it " is desired the track from Mount 'Elm" ' Road into liiggera* Creek should'be uuk!o accessible ; uUo tbe approximate length, " with sketch plmi, the nattive of the wort to be done, and the probable cost taplacc the track in order."—Referred to lbs engineer for report. " Secretary for Lands advised the can cellation, for non-payment of reut, 8a. Jr. Ifcip., being part of allotment 5, section H. paii*h of Tat onga.—Referred _ to transfers commit...
THE BLOATER. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
THE BLOATER. It is generally known that a blont-or is a complete herring slightly salted and smoked; but few people are-aware that the origin of this artklo of diet was accidental. A Yarmouth hwring curer, when leaving his promises one night, after all his work peoplo had gone found a quantity of good herrings which had been overlooked. Fearing they would bo spoiled if left as they were, lie sprinkled them with salt and Kung them in his "smoke house," in -which oak-billet was then being burned. The next morning it was evident that his experiment had been successful. Ha began to specialise in this direction, an example which was speedily followed by others, until the fame of the bloater was established in the land. The kipper is a split herring cured in smoke. The late -Mr. John AVoodger, of Neweastle-on-Tyne and Yarmouth, was the forlunato discoverer of this me thod of treating the herring. The process of producing the red herring is analogous to that of the bloater, the 1 differenc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
Two Doses Give Relief.—" I am aub jeot to bowel truublegrwhiuh chuho pain and inoonveiienoev" writeaMr. Alfred Wuoo, 185 Auburn. Road, Auburn, Vio., "but two doses of OhamberlafD's Colio and Diarrlicea Remedy give immediate relief. I am pleased to know there is such a safe and certain remedy a» Chamberlain's Cujio and Diarrhoea Remedy, and always keep a bottle hundy."--Suld everywhere.
IMPORTANT TO APPLICANTS FOR MINING LEASES, [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
IMPORTANT TO APPLICANTS FOR; MINING LEASES, Applicants for leases within the dla trict covered by "The Upper Murray an&lt;£ Mitta Herald," are invited to peruse the following facts:— The New Mining Regulations require that, when a lease is marked out, the applicant "shall insert in a newspaper* published in the district where the land: is situated, or, if no such newspaper, then in the one published nearest the district, an advertisement or notice in. the form marked A in the schedule pre scribed- o are *a"jowedr after marking out t!i&lt;? lease, in. which to lodge th« application with ihe Wui-asu or ins " clerk, and forward a duplicate to the : Minister of STSEes. • The word "district" in the regulations lias been defined by the Crown Solicitor to be read as locality, and not as mining-, district, and the lease should therefore be advertised in the paper nearest the' land for which application is to be made. As ten days are given in which to complete the application...
THE MAN WHO DOESN'T ADVERTISE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
THE MAN WHO DOESN'T ADVER TISE. Breathes there a man with soul' so dead;. Who to himself hath never said, "My trade of late is getting had', I'll try another ten-inch ad.:* II such there he, go mark him well,. For him no bank account shall swell— No angel watch the golden stair To welcome home a millionaire. To such a man the noisy din Of traffic may not enter in, For bargain-hunters by the score Shall pass nor heed his dingy door; For, though his sign is on the wall. And on some barn-yard gate a scrawl,. No people who have cash and sense,. Go prancing round to read the fence:. The man who never asks for trade By local line or ad. displayed Cares more for rest than worldly gain,. And patronage but gives him pain. Tread lightly, friends, let no rude sound Disturb his solitude profound. Here let him live in calm repose Unsought except by men he owes. And when he dies, go plant bim deep, That naught may break his dreamless, sleep, Where no rude clamour may dispel' The quiet that he lov...
TALLANGATTA WATER TRUST. WASTE OF WATER. At Monday's meeting of the Tallangatta Waterworks Trust, the engine-driver (Mr. J. Mulhollund) reported as follows:— [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
TALLANGATTA WATER TRUST. WASTE OF WATER. At .Mondiiy'ii meeting: of the Tallungatta Wiiterwoi'kH Trust, the engine-driver (Sir. J. Mulhollund) reported lis follow*:— Quantity water pumped for month of December; 1,506,000 gallons. Hours pump working, I30£. Number of days, 20. Every thing working well. I wish to draw your attention to th? quantity of wntor pumped. Unless something it) done in the mutter, and a stop put to tho waste, it will be impossible to cope with it. Those persons whose names have been reported, with other* on. thin report, should be compelled to affix meters to their premises, or the rate for thi* year will bo iusufficicnti I have sent notices to tho worst cases, but they take no uotice of them, awl it is time thoy were compelled to do so and brought before the court. It is unfair to myself, as I cannot take any work outside, an, if I went out of the town, it would be left without water. You will see by the report of each day's pumping that I huve to pump uearly ...
YOU CAN AFFORD IT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
YOU CAN AFFORD ITJ. Very few are toot-poor now-a-dnys to take their country ra.iper, and it is false economy to try anf get along without it. . -w other ihat will foe of financial l)ea°1'^'""" h>',™e end 01 or won twentfjHmes paid for it. 1 he 4-li> papers don't tana — the place of the fonntry ones, though some people appear-' to think they do. The city papers are all right in their way, but they do not give you that in which you are most interested—your country news. You cannot learn from them when and where your country meetings are to be held—who are dying or who are marrying—who are moving in or who are moving out—court pro ceedings—who wants to buy or sell farm or land produce—in fact, hun dreds of things of which it might be of particular Importance for you to know. If you can afford to take only one paper, by all means take the one that is pub lished in the country or district where you live. It will cost you less, and thereby you will be assisting yourself and keeping ...
WALWA SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
WALWA SPORTS. Following are the results of the events 011 New Year's Day, Good weather pre vailed, and t he nports will bring in a nico credit balance of £31 for the Public Hull. Results: — Boyd' Race, under 14.—Aubrey Jones- I, Albert Mann 2. Girls' Race, under 14.:—Miriam Haupa 1, ; Ida Walknr 2. Open Handicap Pony Race, 14.2 n.u.~ D. Smith's Why," 9 0 (V. Druinmnnri), 1 ; 0. Nicholls's Strnana, 10.0 (Smith), 2. Five others'. *v' Op-m Pon^y Hunter.—A. Lowden 1, A. Local HaiWicnp Hack Race.—L Strachan'g Gold Bar, '10.5 (V. Druinmonl), 1; M. Hanna'n Mothers Boy, 10.0 (White), 2. Five others. Sheffield Handicap* 130yds.— J. Bat.*on, 17y»U., 1; E. Mann, 7yds., 2. Ten com peted. Open Hunters' Contort.—H. Giddings 1, Cha*. Kemp 2. Three others. Muiden Trot, 1 inilo. — Ward's Nevei Tire (Ward), 1. Nine others. Oprn Handicap Hack Race.—M. Hanna's Mother's Boy, 9.7 (V. Driimmond), 1; Jenkins's Stripe, 9.0 (Smith), 2. Ten other*. Stepping Competition. —F. W. Murray, 1. Guessing Weight of Sb...
DON'T "ROOK" THE PRINTER. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
DON'T "ROOK" THE PRINTER. An advertisement is a paper man's marketable commodity, and it is quite as much so as a side of bacon, a pound of butter, or a ton of fiour. No man can afford to give away the things he sells for a livelihood, and the man who does so in order to get business is generally in a bad way. Don't try to put the paper man "in a bad way." But exercise a little human nature. Support him; he needs encouragement and support; but do it in the legitimate way. If the printer gets a few pounds* worth of printing orders from you, he Is not in a position to give you a pound's worth of advertising for nothing. And you have had value for the printing already. Go into a grocer's or draper's, for £3 worth of goods, and the grocer's man or draper will not throw in gratia £1 worth of something else that you may ask for. Try him, if you don't believe us.
VITAL STATISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
VITAL STATISTICS. The- returns of the births and deaths registry ofliues in Towong Shire show that Hfc birtlis anil Ur deaths wore registered (luring thoquarterendod .'list Dec., 1913. The individual returns are as follnw, the sexos being distinguished in each ease: — Disinter.. ^ Births. F. Tl. Deaths M. F. Tl. Tallangatta 11 . . 3 . ■ U .. 2 .. I ... 3 Grimya ...' 0 . . 0 . . 0 .. . 2 .. 0 .. 2 B«tlmnsra.. 0 . . 2 . . 2 ., . 0 .. 0 0 Mil til Mittu 0 1 2 Wolwa 2 . . 0 . . 2 ... . 0. .. 1 1 Ourryonir .. 5 . 1 Cudgew.a .. 0 . . 0 . . a .. . 0 .. 0 .. 0 Totals 18 ..13 ..31 .. 6 .. 3 ... 9) Excess »f Births ovor Deaths, 22.
HINTS TO FRIENDLY READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 15 January 1914
HINTS TO FRIENDLY READERS^ You want to see the local paper a suc cessful Institution. Talk about it; wherever you go. Mention It to the tradespeople with' whom you do business. If they don't advertise in it, try and induce them to do so. If you are induced to buy anything from what you have read in its adver tising columns, mention the fact to tha tradesman. Don't lend your paper to any person who can afford to become a subscriber, but is too mean to support local enter prise.