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Important to every Woman. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
Important to every Woman. MRS M. P. STEWART, of the Head quarters Staff of the "Ladies College of Health, 46 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, will visit Seymour on the Ist and 3rd Saturday of each month, and may be consulted at Terminus Hotel from 9 a.m till 8 pm. Next Visit-Thursday, March 23rd from 9a.m. to 6 pm. Every woman who is a victim of ill health, or who is threatened with a criti cal operation, and every wife who has been disappointed in her desire to fill the noble mission of motherhood shfuld seek the skilful advice of Mrs Stewart, who is the oly lady visiting Seymour authorised to supply Dr. D, M. Coonley's celebrated Orange Lily T'reatment Those who cannot csll personally are invited to send 2nd for postage to Dept Ladies College of Health, 46 Elizabeth Street. Melbourne, for a free copy of 'Woman's Guide to Health," a book which every woman should possess.
Northwood Picnic [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
Northlwood Picnic There was a large gathering at the Northwood annual picnic, and all pre sent had a real goodtime. The games got up created a lotof interest for those who took part in them, and afforded amusement for the onlookers. Messrs O. Nelson, secretary; J. Henderson, treasurer; R. Russell, J. Tobin and T. Lynch comprised the committee, and were ably assisted by the ladies, who attended to the catering in their usual effective manner. At night there was a dance in the hall, which was a fitting wind up to a pleasant day, the music being provided by Mrs Caffrey. The following are the winners Boy's race, 9yrs-R. Lynch 1, W. Bak er 2, T. Kersis 3 Boy's race, 12yrs-A. Wilson 1, H. Hutchinson 2, J. Lockman 3 Girl's race, 9yrs--I. Baker I, L. Kerris 2, A. Kerris 3 Girl's race, 12yrs-P-F. Hutchinson I, D. Baker 2, A. Walker 3 Girl's race, 16yrs-D. Baker 1, J. Baker 2. A, Walker 3 High Jump, boys under 10.-L. Jones and A. Robli I, H. Hutchiuson 2 High Jump, under 16-P. Wilson 1, P. Hu...
A POTTERY FAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
A POTTERY FAIR. At the present time, Germany is far ahead of England in the matter of ad vertising pottery manufactures. Buy ers from all parts of the world, and especially from the United States, re pair every year to the great pottery exhllbition at the Leipzig kair, and.each ,l tlhese annual fairs, it is-estimated, leads to the sale of a million-and ;a half pounds worth of German ware. German exports of pottery to the Uni ted btaites are at the present time double those from Great Britain. But signs are not lacking that English munutaoLturers are .waking up to their behond-hand methiods, and the North Stattordshire potarerie have so far roal ised the value of such exhibtiions as the Leipzig Fair, as to inaugurate an annual iair of British Upottery and glass manufactures, the first to be hleli at Stoke, next month. Thle Stafford siire manufacturers maintain that since the days of Wedgwood, their pot tery has been as good as, if not better thain, any in the world... They main tam t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
.J. HOUSTON, (LateJ H TIBB) Baker and Pastrycook. r STATION STREET SEYMOUR. DESIRER to in*ormt the Public that he has taken over the Business formerly curried on by Mr J H Tibb. and hopes by otr ct at,, tton to business andi turning out he Best Bread and Pastry Ihat can be made to merit a share of public patronage SMALL GOODS A SPECIALTY RESIDENT DENTIST. C. MEREDITH HALL, SURGEON DENTIST. TR.WO,)L ROAD ?P:RYMIUR. Quatibed under he D. t-. B .rd .f - Crrsic , i N.W. ? rod Tn-rminl, AS 'Jpeoed r DENTAL E-nhlb ment, ti-tud li, wah . h L*i Appliarces,. at -be RKlde-Ce 'ie occupied by Mr Huwe, i u, may i~ Consolerd DAILY ,. .. 'hi ruch - of h- p.rofeson Crown andBrld- . I . il?~,olnn Ola Inlay- Pr--I- l. I..y Ar, ficies T?nb- . !pec:4lty, perf*ec fit and durahili:) ?n?ranteed. Mel h.orne PrIce,. Areilnsely Put..- Extraction All work don t - he premiles *t ch. h,?rrent novtlCP Public Notice. SEYMOUR WATER SUPPLY. ANY PERSON f.unuI allowing water to run to waste ihe supply wi,1 be Immediat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
THE PEOPLE'S CAS-H -STORE STATION STREET, SEYMOUR, - AH. RUSSELL, , HAS JUST RECEIVED A LARGE CONSIGNMENT of GLASSWARE, and is SLAUGHTERING the PRICES of EVERY LINE for the XMAS SEASON Here are a Few of the I'rices;- Covered Butter Basins, Sd each Do Suegar do, with handles, 10d 4in. Gltss Dishes, 3d 6in. do 5d 7in. do 9d Sin. " do Is " Glass Cream Jugs,.6d 61in. Glass Bowl, with Cover, Is 3d Sin. do do is Sd 9in. Glass Fruit Stands, Is 2d. 5in. IHandled Sweets, 5d Celery Bowls, ]Od 8in. Comnports, ls 91n. do Is 6d 1lin. do 2s 3d Pepper and Salt Shakers, Celluloid Tops, 9d 6in. Glass Preserve Dishes, 6d each. These are all very~ Nice Designs. ?D?on't minss the opportunity that will never occur again. G. MALLETT, (LATE P. R. HIAUGH). General Storekeeper, OIronmonger, /- Timber Merchant, Piroduce Merchant. * Grocery, Crockery, . Chaff,-. Bran;-- Pollard, &c., &c. White Lead, Oils, Paints, Wall Papers, Spouting, Ridging, Down Pipes. Best Brands, Best Quality, Cheapest P...
News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
News of the Week. THIs IssuB.-Melbourne Letter, Turf Topics, Market News, News Summary, Woman's Interests, Agricultural News, and many other interesting items will be ound in this issue. SPECIAL SALE--On Thursday, 26th March, Pearson, Rowe, Smith and Co., in conjunction with Heywood, Rose and Co., wall hold a special sale of sheep and cattle at Seymour, Entries are invited for this sale, DRESS-MAKING-- Mrs Swift, of Na gambie, announces that dress.making classes will be resumed at Seymour (it sunficient inducement offers) on Friday, 27th March, at Perron's Hall. On this day demonstrations will be given to be ginners and pupils will be enrolled. In connection with the classes pupils own material can be made up during lessons. TRAWOOL BRIDoa.-Good headway is being made with the repairs to this bridge, over which trafic can now cross. It is estimated that the work will cost close on £1500 before it is finished. Owing to pressure on space we are obliged to hold over report of Methodist ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
Death. DOYLE-On 14th March, at Tra wool, Margaret Theresa, beloved *wife of Patrick Doyle, aged 55 years. Interred Seymour Ceme tery, Sunday, 17th March. iEh St?mP Ex prtese. FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 1914.,
THE LITTLE MILITANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
THE LITTLE tI.LITANTS. Tea little militants, n:rclhing in a line; One fooled with dynamite, and then thero were nine. Nine littl5 militants, brimming o'er with halte; One slapped htier Majesty, and then Sthere were eight. Eighllt little militants, craring naught for Heaven; One fired tho House of Lords, and than there were seven. Seven little militants, with anarchistio tricks; One tamoired with a bomb, and then there were six. Six little militants, very almuch alive; One poisoned six M..l'.'s, and then there were five. Five little miltalnts, Inshiid a prison door.; One scoirnedl a dozen meals, and then there were four. Four little militants, as spiteful as can be; One beld her breath a week, and then there were three. Three little militants, thinking what to do; One tried to throw an axe, and then there were two. Two little militants, nmarching with a gun; Carried it the wrong side up, and then there was one. One little militant, tired out with strife, Met a very nice 3young manlll...
OUT OF EMPTY AIR. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
OUT OF EMPTY AIR. M3 -terious showers of animals and othcr :.organisms from the empty air have occtrred at variolus tlntes, through all theil. ages. The latest is a shower of small tish which occurred in Quir indi,. N.S.W., on the 13th of last noutth, speoimens collected for investi gation proved to be freshwater "hardy head," or species of small fish common to the Murray and Bogan watersheds. Mlany similar instances are recorded in whien the showers consisted of frogs, worms, fish, "blood," snails, bread and .other substances or creatures. Once a small turtlu was found as the nucleus of a hailstorm IA shower of new hay which fell from a heavy black cloud happened-in Ireland in 1875. A *F'r'nich nmteorologist, 31. Poltior, states that he once saw a multitude of small toads descend to the carth. They fell on his hat and hands, and the ground was covered with them. In 1833, near Naples, a whirwind passed over an orange grove and the result was an unexpeoted free distribution of fruitp...
SULPHUR AS A FERTILISER. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
SULPHUR AS A- FERTILISER. Esxperiments carried out both in Ger many and in France confirm recent r ports as to the fertilising action of flow ers of sulphur upon the soil. In the German trials a dressing of 90 lb per acre, applied in February, a short time before the crops were .sown, had a beneficial effect upon barley and rye. The treated portions of: the crops were stronger, and had a brighter green co lor than the untreated; but no account of the difference in yield is given. The French experiments were intended to throw light upon the cause of the fer tilising action of sulphur. The causo has been said to be the.destruction of injurious bacteria in the soil, and the conclusion of the investigators: agrees that this is partl~. the case. But it is c~oncluded also that the chemical action of the sulphur has some effect. Sul phuric acid is gradually formed, and this not only suphes sulphur to the` plants, but also helps, to dissolve mineral ele ments in the soil.
Tallarook [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
Tallarook (By our Special Correspondent.) This picturesque little town, situated on the main railway line to Melbourne, is one of the cleanest towns it has been my pleasure to visit for many years. Having tra velled far and wide during the last decade I can confidently assert that I have not seen a cleaner street no, not even in Adelaide-than the one that divides .the town. It i. well made, and is free from'dust and holes. It is certainly a credit to the town, and the residents have every reason to be proud of it. The footpaths are also in a good state of repair, and were clean and tidy at the time of my visit. From the streets I made my way into the hotel yards, and found they were in accord with the road and footpaths -everything being neat and trim and pleasing to look at. The two massive brick hotels are, indeed, a credit to the enterprise of those gentlemen who conduct them. Alto gether the residents have every peason to be proud of the town in which their lot is cast, and I.ha...
FESTIVE PRISONER. DINNER WITH DETECTIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
FESTIVE PRISONER. D)INNERII WITH DETECTIVES. it was close on midnight when three festive gentlemen left a fashionable restaurant in Paris and stumbled into ;a taxi. "\Whcre to?" asked-the chauf fear; and "Honie" answered the most iestive of the trio. " But where's home'?" insisted the chauffeur. "The Sante," was the reply he received. Now, the Santo rs the prison ot P'aris. The chauffeur thought he was being made fun of, and was preparing to get angry, whden one of the trio the soberest-produced his credentials as detective. To the Sante the mys terious fares were carried, where the doors opened hospitably to receive them. " - The trio, it turned out, were simply a prisoner nanmed Franchomme and the two detectives specially detailed for his supervision. And what wans M; Franc heIomie doing out at that time, and in tlhat state? This is the quite uniofioial explanation given. Mi. Franchomme, who was arrested and imprisoned some time ago oe a charge of theft on a large scale, has daily...
Obituary [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
Obituary Thie typhoid fever outbieak in Seymour has been responsible for two deaths which shows that the disease must have been of-a very malignant 'nature. On ,Sunday night at St. cVinceet's Hospital, Melbourne, the second death occur red, being that of Miss Winnie Goldsmith, who contracted the dis ease in Seymour some five weeks ago. The deceased was only 18 years of age, and was the daughter of Mr and Mrs Goldsmsth, of Man galore. Some years ago Miss Gold smith-suffered from rheumatic fever which left the heart weak. Her death is much deplored by a large circle of friends. We'regret to record the very sudden dleath of Mrs Margaret Doyle, wlhich occurred on Friday night at Trawool. As Mrs Doyle was quite well when she retired to rest and expired so suddenly, Dr Mortori made a post mortem. when it was found that death was due to the rupture of a blood vessel over the heart, a verdict to that effect being recorded by Mr J. Chittick, J.P., who conducted the inquiry. Deceased was the ...
THE MARGARINE TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
THE MARGARINE TRADE. A\ sub-leader-in the Lofidon "Grocer" of recelit date says :-Theo chilly ween thor will sel:rve to remind grocers tha~t the margarine trade should now receive their special attention, and that they ought to make a determined effort to do iore of'it. This tirade must miot become thle monopoly of the few. Some good work was accomplished last win ter by family grocers in developing their margarine trade, and still more is pos sible during the coming months. 'Thel morle margarine the grocers are able to sell, the less can multiple-shop firms at ford to out prices of tet and butter. A lhuge turnover in margarine enables them to do that, and to spoil two of the grocers' best lines. Nearly all of thuse firms concentrate on the double weight margarines at lt / or 116 per lb: and ai good lnumber of private firnms having branch shops are vigorously puslhing dosible overweight, whilst many hiaily grocers have been agreolbly sur prised at the growth of their trade in this q...
DEMAND FOR FRUIT IN EUROPE [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
DEMAND FOR FRUIT IN EUROPE P'rofessor Wiokson, of the UniVersity of California, who has recently returned from an official visit to the Old World says there is no hope of the old coun tries evecr producing suffioiont fruit for their own requirements. Coming from. an irresponsible -writer, such ' statement. might be. regladed as ex iravagant, but the reputaion of Pro lessor \Wickson as author oT'. standard work on fruit-growing and Editor of the Pacifio Rural:Press is too high for a statement of his to be passed lightly by. In an editorial note, hlie expres ses his satisfaction at finding on his return that the fruit industry in his own state is still buoyant, and goe on to say:--"This impresses us all the more after '.eeing how short the old countries and'this country east of the rooky mountains ardi of their needs in proclucing-fruit locally and in the hope of ever doing it. We did not see fruit enough to satisfy a mongoose in all our travels. If the critic says we were too early i...
Seymour Agricultural Society ENCOURAGING REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
]Seymour - Agricultural Society ENCOURAGING REPORT A special meeting of the Sey mour AgriculturaI Society was held in Perrons Hall, on Wednesday, a:xd was fairly well attended, the president, Cr Tehan, being in the chair. The principal business transacted was a verbal statement made by the secretary as to the state of the finances, which are.very satisfactory, a profit of £91 having been made out of the last show, a result that that elicited from Mr McKenzie the remark that the "society had turned the corner at last." The secretary, in giving a rough outline of the balance sheet, said there was £26 Is 9d in the bank, after paying off a debit bal ance of £51 from the previons year. There was outstanding from last year for subscriptions and donations l18, out of which he had collected £16 17s. IHe was pleased to state that there was an increase this year in members stibscriptions of £30, the amounts being:-1913, £177 13s; 1912, £147 17s; and .a rise of £40 in half tickets anddonations...
Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
Shooting. Just now the "Knights of the Trigger" are having a good time of it. What with live birds, dead birds and target firing, their time is fairly well occupied, and as a consequence they are developing into first class marksmen. On Wednesday last, Mr M'In tosh and Mr P. Nelson, members of the Sevmour Gun club, took part in a /10 starling contest at Long ford. There were many competitors and the competition was keen and exciting throughout. At Long wood the Sepmour representatives found some "foemen worthy of their steel," and considering all things they upheld the credit of our town. Nelson, who was in good form, carried two nominations up to the dividing line, while his companion (M'Intosh) well sup ported him by brlngifig one to the same converging point. However, in the final shooc off, F. Tubb, of Longwood, disp'ayed his powers as a marksman with a break of 29, which he shot on the first barrel, thus winning the prize. Mr M'In tosh got a run of 15 from the first shot, and i...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 20 March 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS (By "Ambrosine."') The bizarro in dress threatens to be much to the fore this season, says a Paris expert. ,Already we see signs of the evil in the newest and smartest models as seen in this city. Hendgear in the form of skull caps with towering aigrettes. skirts with an exaggcerated split frlom the feet, and bodices of day "owns cut so low as to be almost de 'olleto; and fur stoles t~wisted about the form, and muffs are the size of pillows. At one shop I saw a walking gown in white velvet trimmed withl Ibands of eable. Is not this the last word ini exiravagance? Now. I am no Puritan as regards dress, hilt I think that every woman should suit hlr costume to her circmnstances. Bi zarre dress has charms, but it must be given its surrounding. An outre gown cr hat which looks well when worn by a smlart womaln in a motor, seems out of place on a middlo-aged matron, or ;hern sworn by a young wIife who keeps no malid and tra-els by omnibus. And the tight slkirt and hugo h...