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THE VIXEN. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XLIV. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
THE VIXEN. By LEWIN FITZWAMON. (3y Arrangement with Ward, Look and Co., Melbourne.) (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XLII. Lady Pettigew stood in the witneass box, All trace of tears had gone; one might almost say, all trace of woman, too, it was the little vixen, Polly Iolmmings. who stood there, with ouged cheekas and blackened lashes. That mnike-ul had a significance; it was a challalI!ge to the world. Lady P'ettigew had fallen from her high es. tate, As hastono had stripped all tile aira and l'r tcnces from off the Countess, I ailnt:' sank lower and low or in misery and rhumilation until she touched the hottomn. Then came re action There was no longer any needl of plretence, of airs, of graces, so Polly I-ltmnings cast them grimly aside, and 1msNtmed the fighting spirit of old Joe 1le0mnings in their place. Therefore, was she made up to hide the ravages of the night's strug gle, but she was ostentatiously made up as a challenge to all her' ine friedda who crowded back to Court net...
VALEDICTORY. PRESENTATION TO EX-SERGEANT B. KAVANAGH. PURSE OF SOVEREIGNS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
VALEDIOTORY. PRESENTATION TO EX.SERG EANT 1. KAVANAGH. PURSE OIF SOVIItrEIGNS, A large and infiential gathering of town and country residents ansembled in Ithe dining room of the OomrnonwealthI Hotel on Thursday night to bid farewell to ex.Sergeant D. Kavanagh, who ihas retired fror the Victorian polleeoo force, with whlicho he has been connected for over J0 years, the last alIxand-a-half years of which were spent in St. Arnaud, whiere he wiras In charge of the local station, As was noted in these oolurtrne recently, the Sergeant having socured a block of land at Underbool, in the Malice, has doolecided to go in for farming pursuits, Sergeant Kavanagi retired at the end of tihe year. A suggestion was made by Home of lisa friendo that public reooognition hbould be made of his servioeso, and the mar ter was immeodlately taken in hand with the reesult that a mooeeting was held when it was unanimously decided to preo ditt him with a purse of sovereigns, The movement was heartily receive...
The Two Financiers. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
The Two Financliera, One diay two London financiers w'hol Wero partiners, dlscovered that all ofilco boy in their onlemploy had beeoon taniperilng with the potty cash. One of them was so 1 lmuch enrtged that he desired to soud for the police forthwith, but the other was a calmi and Just malnl, He toosk a 1o01.0 lfdlo(l ate and human view of the situation, "Nay, nay, partneuor," hle said, lot us always remember that we beogan in a sniAll wpy puropelyop"
BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
UILLIARlDS. Gray, thebo Anetralian billiard player, made breake of b12 and 717 in a matoch of 18,000 up againeb loneo on Tueeday lost in London. Rallway reolpta for the first half of thin finatiolal year amounted to £2,703,406, or £41,106 more than that for the same term of 1011.12, when the reoord revenue was obtained, A very old realdenot of ealibm, Mr, Thea, RIees, storekeeper, died on Tuesday nuight, aged 2 years. i He was a colonliab of 59 yware, of whicah 44 had been spent in Bellba,
DAIRYING. WHY WASH THE UDDER? [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
DAIRYING., WHY WASH THE UDDER? There are many points in clean dairying which, if oboservcd closely, would obviate milk contamination, andl consequent complaints about in ferior cream and butter. Here are some points of advice: Wtashling the cow's udder is fro. nuontly necesosary. Should the pad (lock iiv which the cows have been eccustonlmed to lie down during the night ho not clean-very few -are clean enough-then the udders should he washed before milking. Cows for aging in unclean places, especially dluring drought, render washing their udders il)enrative. Tho cow-yardl is usually muddy in soeio degree during wet weather. As the cow walks to and from the bail sale generally makes a beaten pach, and when wet this track becomes a continuous manure track. The cow kicks upll on to the udder pieces of this contaminated soil, and the uddor is thus unclean when milking time begins, Tihe mllker' hands are often a fruitful sourco of milk contamination c'uring the operation of milking. The ...
DAIRYING SUGGESTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
DAIn'ING SUGGESTIONS. The following' suggestions are the experience of Mr. W; M. Rider, of the Wiouna Agricuilltural College, USA,: Test your herd for economic produe Clin. Veigh milk from each cow night and morlyig, one day each month. l'?ako samples of each milking and test it for abutter fat, Knowing the milk and fat given in onb day, use these figures as an aver age day's production for the current month, and, by multiplying the milk and fat produced by the number of days in the month, you obtain the total amount of milk and butter fat (in 'pounds) produced for one month. Weigh feed fed on day of test, and from the cost of each feed figure the cost of feed fed each cow on day of test, Fronm .he daily cost of feed per cow, compute the cost of her feed for one month. i If .the milk is sold as milk, compute the value of each cow's milk for the month at the market price received, Knowing the money value of each cow's milkyfor the month, and the cost of hpr fepd, cie can find the net...
A Fair Exchange. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
A Fair Exchange, Mr. "Jimmy" Glover, the welikilkowu Itiualel conductor, was laid up for a week or so recently, and his diet con. isted chlefly of sherry and eggs A friend came to see him. "How do you like the diet?" he asked. "It would be all right," sighed "Jim, my," "if the eggs were as new as the sherry and the sherry as old as thii egge!"
In Cycling Costume. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
InII Cyclin1 Costume, Ciianon ilendleY IIenao Is credited with the tdory of a bishop who lost hil way diu liing a Country walk, V'etling; i boy, hie stopped and ask. ad Ilim: "Can you tell me the way to the nº'arwest statlon?" 'Thlie hoy pointed out the way. "flow favr is it?" the bishop asked, "About ia iile," the boy replied, tatr iig hard iat the bishop's knee. breechles nid gaitors. As lil lordship turned away, the boy added: "What's ilp? nomoibodly pinclhedl yor bike?" Old Joe w1it talkinlg as usual fto tho edl icationl of thlie mnpany at the "Old Oak 'Tri'oo," and football expert ences beoinui' the put thelme. "I hatli never forl'ct oni final," said he. 'W\Vi wast driawn-"-ojue aill-wlth iibout i minute to go, when I got the ball Otf I went, ,gay.lnin man after iian, till I got withbli iange, and tI1he I panued I cdii Iiu'a thel ciowld shout. ing now, 'shootl, aini, ilLoot ' hIraw tig one ftoot well back, I let fly, and the yell that went up oah!'' with a blh of paini "'Well, ...
SPORTING NOTES. CRICKET. FRIENDLY SOCIETIES ASSOCIATION. M.U.V. UNITED. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
BPORTING NOTES. --4- ORIOKET. FRIENDLY SOCIETIES ASSOCIATION. M.U. V. UNITED, The Friendly Societiee' Competition was continued on tbo Markot.oquare on Wednesday afternoon between teams reprooonting the United and Man. obhoter Unity clubs, An intereating game resulted in a win for the Man. ohester Unify The prinmipal scorere for the winners were - 1. Rowe, Romaino, Fitbhall and oweo; and Sayer, Yoteo and Sohulz were the most eunceseful batsmen for tbhe loseres, Vol. towing are the details: MANCHEIIISTER UNITY, IoweO, o Mean, b Yreus,,, ,, 10 J. Rowe, a Sayor, b Yatoe . 8, 8 Fithall, a Sweemtman, b Sayer ... 14 Romano, b Yates,,, ,,, i,, 15 H11. Rowe, not out ... ,,, 15 Owen, b Sayer ..,... ... O Pnamphillon, a Yates, b Sayer ... 6 Harvey, b Sayer ... ... ... 0 Orone, b Yates ... ... ... O Bodinnar, b Yates o. ,,, 2 Shepherd, b Sayer ,,, ,, 2 Sundries ,,, ,.. ,, 4 Total .,.. ..... .. 76 iowlin .--Yates, 5 wlckets for 30 ruic; Fiesohser, 0 for 17; Anderson, 0 for 6 Oayur, 5 for 17. UN...
RAINFALL. A COMPARATIVE STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
HAINi'ALLL A COMPAR5AUtA1`1Vri iTA'i'11N 11NV. Mai.b 1 91 0 'f4/4 Iul r11 T (12 hJuly 290 1P)' 15 b1 U 0 Nob. .G. i'U I'ft 1 7 '01 Il4, Iý Noyg,,, 1'11 . 1 ,0 0 '00 t 141 0 Alua.IL.. 1'60 ''2l `Irt '.17" I'b0 July~ * ,*b2.00 3'1 1'4: 3.07 101 'ugn I 2l8' 1'11'2 'fIl I4 I 110 Supt"le 'u8 ?'1I ýi'19 4'11 2'11) Oat.... '68i 1'18 '6i2 044Q 1 1 b Nov, ýý. 119 1'011 '00 1'411 U'Se De... 8 'bo 11118 :101 1 U 13 '1'L'I In. j'Z3 8 j"23.01ý ') -6-2,148 -4 1111'1
JOYLAND. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
JOYLAND. An excellent programme was greatly en. jiyed at Joyland on Wedneaday night, when a numuur of interesting filmse weOre scretned. The star pioture, entitled " A Dead Secroet," was anll attractive dramatio stniject, whioh introduced good aotling as well as a. fine seonia display. Further en. tortainments will be given on Monday and Wednesday evoueningo next., " FROM MANOGER TO CR0898." The management h'e been successful In arranging for the display, at Joyland on Iriday and Saturday next, of the famous aenmatograph work of art, " Frout Btanger to Ores.e" The filtum has attracted thou. sands of people in all parts of the world, and has booeen shown botore ils Majesty the King on two ooaslonus. The church and the press are unanimous in drolaring it to be a triumnph of oinematography. The Lieutenant.G overnor, Sir John Madden, has given the tollowinog opinion on the out joot-" The iniodents of the holy and greatest trogrdy of the world are presented with pure naturaloess. The sim...
The Very Latest. Melbourne, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
fhe Very Latest. -so1-· - Melbourneo, Friday evniung, Wheat -Market firnmer locally, January buyer1, 3/51 to 3/6; Feb ruary"May, 3/61. Liverpool and London are ouaiiid i d per cenal irmntr. Flour, £9, 0 ta, 1/9 to 1/9. Oitlf, £3/5 3 y y, £5/10 Potatoes, £4 to £4/10. Oione1, £6/10. Thte Premiera' Oonferanco will be held in Aprl, Mr. Oook will be prisont to repreaeonb the Oammou wealth, Tho Interstate Oominlooion coin motnce taking evidence in Melbourne on Monday nrxr, D miel Winteor, who escaped from tbo Oity Court some weeks back, has boon re captured at Sheppirton by the detootivee, He was living in a tOent near the town. Application has been made to Judge Isoaaces' to prohibit Judge Higgiue enforoing the buildero' laborers award in Tamania. Various legal reasons were advauced. Judge Iaaava post poned the matter to allow a special caoo to be stated for the High O.urt, Mr. Watt expresses confilenou that all thea Ministers will be returned by substantial nmIjorIties. The Victorian Br...
AUSTRALIAN BUTTER. DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
AUSTRALIAN BUTTER, DEVELOPMENT 1OF T1E1 ENGLISJH MARtKET, Recently Mr. IH. W. Osborne, mainagr of the Western Diobriob Co. operative Dituio' C rmpany on his return from E gland in a report made omA caiustic commento on the oondi rion of some of the Australian bubter hats arrived in Great Britain, Mr. Watt, the Premier, otated on Thuru day that when he was in tbhe Old C inntry sniilar views to thoos of Mr. Odborne had been expressed by a number of representatives Intersted in the butter trade, Mr. Osborne's reooummendations were very generally the opinions of tboose who know most of the conditions of the market at tbhe other end, He (Mr. Watt) boped to advanoce the question of a direo' steamer seorvice to some of the ounter English ports when the next Premiers' Conference took place, As far as he could judge, Australian butter was hardly known in the northern parts of England, The Danish producer appeared to have captured those markers, and he thoubght there was a wide field for ua f...
ST. ARNAUD POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, JANUARY 9TH. (Before Mr. D. Berriman, P.M.) WELCOME. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
ST, ARNAUD POLIOE COURT. FRIIDAY, JANUARY (wa. (Before Mr. 1). Borrlian, ,M.) WELCOMEI The P.M. said before prooneding with the business of the court, he would like to ox raess a few worde of wolcome to Iha newly. appointed Clerk of Courts, Mr. J. P. Comnick, e (Mrt, lBorriman) had had the p'essurc of knowing Mr. Cormick for a number of years, and he was aware that he was a most elliaolent, faithful and Ealous oilJer. While engaged in the heavy work of a large ouburban courb, Mr. Cormink ihnwn.d that, hi "wa tull of induairy and eal for the department and his office, and ho was most courteous, Mr. Beorrinan hoped that Mr. Cormick's sojourn in St. Arnaud would be happy to himself and to the public -Mr. Cormick brifly thanked the P,M, for blie kindly welcome, and said he would do his beot to give eatisfiotion to the people of St. Arnaud, DEWt Thoe. Benseon v, W. Sheehy-£13/10 , goods sold (default summons), Mr, Dunkley for comnplainant, Order for amount, with £1/0 casts,. T. J. Loguo ...
EXPERIENCE IMPERATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
EXPIERIfnCE IMPERATIVE, It. :'oqulron the same treatment of good ji,dlpment iand perseovoranco to aucaced in the poultry business as it does ni other lines of busineosr. There are not any more adverseao conditions to encounter than thoro are in other lines, But about the first time a Doultry-raiser encountors a really dis. couraging thing, his enthusiasm suf fors such a shock as to Iakeo recovery doubtful. Thera is not another bust liess trat can be mentioned the pro. duct of which is in greator demand, 'Then, why should largo numbers of people who enter it continue to fail? The greatest reason is becauose a great majority of those who take up poultry-raising do so without any pro viom klnowledge of the buusiness. The neot great reason is because of the continued problemns which come up dally to be solved, and which, if not soly zl with good judgment, load to positive disappointment and loss, Thlirdly, because profits do not roll in n.m fast au they had been led to be. love they, wo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 10 January 1914
WAT- 3' 0NS N91 0 SUPREME AMONG SCOTCH WHISKIES AGE AND QUALITY GUARANTEED. JAAES WATSON & COUP 1 V1NDIEE. lrow , b w dW o(/w&,..14 pu rrrWL"t 4, _ _1~ [0 I NVENTOItR PATENT S Obt!inod in Comnmonwealth and lse whoro for imlproved rnothodo of Appli. ncea, 'loomo, otc,, uo mny doucrlption, Full linforratiou, Coatu, etc~, went on atiillc&tloii to A. 0. B .OaIk;I3:, OE. AUS'l'ALIAN WVIDOWVU' UND I1U1t3,1)OtIN Ceritil Cull fUIIIU And11 Wlllilliii at.,, M'iELb0UD:INI. i s i B ,iaa d ii ._dti"o .ji c '''ý t lt;')'O 'lle, 3 toI the iuu(in hbito oi'orinl; f jIc tea tia Illevi it i;3 enay for theu worldly tu be cheerful; but. the aiht~ utht r;ihlavd in the darili tea of adhr catty awl l1(i r lCealC ttt IhIt 3 it hieavettly itlritli to itt Itll t('ta it IloWC it i;t aciti te of the world, atl that tilet liait' iii lit) th lioutole r V ý a 1