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BALLARAT STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 27 June 1914
BALLARAT STOCK MARKET, Tuesday. Fat cattle -Only 151 head came to hand for to-day's market, about one half being good to prime quality, the balance comprising all grades. There was a good attendance of buyers present, and competition was exceed ingly brisk from the outset, values all round showing a marked advance on late rates, closing very strong. Quo tations Prime pens bullocks, £15 10/ to £17 10/ ; extra quality, £19 to £20 ; good pens bullocks, £13 to £14 10/ ; medium, £9 to £11; best cows, £9 to £10 ; extra, £13 2/6. Calves—Only 12 penned, best forward selling to £4 7/6. Sheep—2790 penned for to-day's sale, majority being good to useful quality, with a small number of prime. Com petition was fairly brisk, and values throughout show an improvement on last week's rates. Quotations —Prime crossbred wethers, 29,/ to 31/ ; extra quality and weights, 33/ to 35/10; good crossbred wethers, 24/ to 26/; medium do., 20/to 22/; prime crossbred ewes, 25/ to 27/ ; extra quality and weights,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 27 June 1914
RELIEVES US OF ANXIETY. " Ever since my little boy David was three, I have given him Chamberlain'3 Cough Remedy." says Mrs G. A. Paxton, LittleChester Street. New Farm, Q. " I have used it for all my children, and havi never known it to fail. Many nights our two little girls have been bad with croup, but our faith in Chamberlain's Cough Remedy relieves us of any anxiety. We know that one or two doses will re move all signs of croup, and that they will be alright in the morning," Sold by J. R. Wotherspoon & Co.. Beaufort.
MIDDLE CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 27 June 1914
HUDDLE GREEK. iV -- There was a good muster of mem bers at the usual monthly meeting of the Middle Creek branch, A-N.A., on Friday, 19th June. The presidenfc (Mr McLeod was in the chair. A letter was received from the Education Depart ment, thanking branch for their offer of assistance on Arbor Day. Clearance from this branch to Swan Hill was granted to Mr J. E. Birch. The half yearly balance-sheets, which were re ceived and adopted, showed the fol lowing credit balances :—Sick . fund, £361; management fund, 3/4; emer gency fund, 13/3 ; total credit balances, £36116/7. There are 39 members of the branch. The auditors reported that the books were audited on June 5th and found correct. It was decided to contin iie the card tournaments at next meeting. The annual public meeting was, held in the Hall on Friday, 19th inst., at the close of the A.N.A. meeting. Mr W. G. Pickford was in the chair. Through effluxion of time Messrs W. Fay and J. Hillman retired. They were both re elected. The...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 27 June 1914
' - GAVE INSTANT RELIEF. ' '"My little daughter Maud-was very bad with croup, and I was quite worn out with loss of sleep." says Mrs Catherine Holland, 456 Adelaide Rd., Berhampore, N.Z. " A friend had seen Chamber Iain's Cough Remedy advertised for the relief of croup, and suggested my trying it' I did so, and it gave the child instant relief. I have seen dozens of children relieved of croup by Chamberlain's Cough Remedy." Sold by J. R. Wotherspoon & Co., Beaufort.
THE FARW AND DAIRY. THE JERSEY-SHORTHORN CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 27 June 1914
™E FARW AND Qft|RY the j®«y^orthoii ■ -wag ! A writer in the "Mark Lane Ei 1 press Agricultural Journal" sWu advocates the crossing of the Short- 1 horn with the Jersey, as he considers I it one of the most generally Use!al 1 class oi cattle lor the dairyman, es. 1 pccially occupiers at small [atm3 where the dairy, in one phase or an other, is a retail business oi prim ary importance. The presumption i8 that he had in view what is called dual purpose breed. History, ho*. ever, has shown that this cross has not been such a success as would warrant to give it a further trial. Beading through the pleas, the writer puts in favour of his conten tion, it is evident that he has not studied the history of the two breed-, sufficiently. The milking Shorthorn, as wcXno* this breed in Australia, is stiU as undefinable proposition in England, and it is only within the last few years ■ that efforts have been made to bring out the beet qualities of that animal from a dairying proposition. In the a...
WATERLOO. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 27 June 1914
WATERLOO. It was parents' day at the Waterloo State school on Thursday. A number of parents took the opportunity of visiting the sehool and inspecting the work done by the children. Afternoon tea was served. Mr G. Vowles has disposed of his hotel to a Mr Meaney, of Baliarat, at a satisfactory figure! The football match played at Water loo last Satui'day between Waterloo and Amphitheatre resulted in a win for Amphitheatre. The game was very evenly contested until half-time, when Amphitheatre led by four points. After the interval the visitors grad ually drew ahead, and when the final bell rang had a lead of 10 points. The final scores were—Amphitheatre, 2 goals 7 behinds ; Waterloo, 9 behinds. j The best players for the winners were Darkers (2),'and Neil, whilst Moore, Gray, Ferguson, and Rankin showed to most advantage for Waterloo. The boys of the Beaufort State school journeyed to Waterloo on Wed nesday afternoon to try conclusions with the boys of the local school. Ex cellent foo...
THE POULTRY FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 27 June 1914
THE POULTRY FARM. -y Feed early in winter. Crushed maize can be fed in winter. Cleanliness must be observed in the ; fowlhouse. ' Straw from the stable makes good scratching material for fowls. Look out for roup. The first symp tom is a watery appearance in the eyes. j In the scratching shed bury the grain in the litter, so as to make the j birds work for it. To encourage egg production in winter, it is best to. keep your fowls in dry, warm scratching sheds. To kill worms in fowls, give fowls pills of thymol, consisting of one grain of thymol mixed in a soft bread pellet. For cramp in fowls' »lege, it is best to gently rub the limbs with eucal yptus oil, and keep the birds in a dry, warm shed. The egg is the most nutritions of foods. It contains 10 per cent, of car bohydrates, 12 per cent, of albumi noids, 3 per' cent, of salts, and 75 per cent, of water. Five turkey hens are equal to a hundred-egg incubator • in the hatch ing season. They can be set for nine weeks, and the chicks r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 27 June 1914
AFTER OTHERS FAILED. " I use Chamberlain's Pain Balm for sore throats and find one rubbing relieves it." writes Mr T. Dennis. Hihitahi, N.Z, " It worked wonders when I sprained my ankle, friving me immediate relief from pain after other liniments had failed. Cham berlain's Pain Palm has also relieved me many times from rheumatism," Sold by J. R. Wothcr spoon & Co.. Beaufort.
THE ECONOMICAL PIG. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 27 June 1914
the economical PIC;. /The pig is the most ecoaomw animals. It has been w:irJ in j -America that of what a horse | I 52 per cent, goes to waste, W ft j cent, of the food consumed by est# , | is similarly lost and 32 per cestui ^ all that sheep take into their stffl' I achs. But only 12 per cent, ol rhst' | P% eats is wasted. Of the to oil est# I by a pig 52 per cent, goes to j growth, while a sheep utilises ci' j 25 per cent of its sustenance ',r j growing, which, of course, means® I production of meat. These ngurtsis j obtained from recent -esper^' j made by Government experts, ^ | find, as a result of their stair, j the pig has what they call 'W®' , . superior: tj" even over poultry. ft-' i means that it produces more m«f j'in proportion to its weight, l' i animal weighs more in proportion I the amount of food it consumes-^ j was found that 84 per cent ot ^ , carcase of a pig is used & &$'•' per cent, of a.bullock, and ■>' ^ I cent of a sheep. The pig ^ have ...
SUDDEN DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 27 June 1914
SUDDEN DEATH, A very sad and sudden death occurred at Beaufort Monday evening, the victim being Mrs Helen Humphreys, relict of Mr J. B. Humphreys, and daughter of the late Mr P. Sharp. She had been ailing for some time. Shortly after 7.45 o'clock on the evening in question, the deceased complained of a pain in her head and almost immediately &nbsp; after dropped dead. Very general regret was expressed when the sad news became known. The deceased, who was 58 years of age, was born at Port Fairy, and came to Beaufort when she was nine years old, and had resided here for 49 years. She was an active worker in the Methodist Sunday school and church, as also organist for some years prior to her marriage in 1879, when she was presented by the congre gation with a marble clock as a token of esteem and in appreciation of her services. She was a devoted wife and &nbsp; mother, and endeared herself to her many friends by her self-sacrificing and cheerful disposition, as well as...
FUNERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 27 June 1914
FUNERAL. The funeral took place on Wednesday, a large number of sympathising friends following the remains to the Beaufort Cemetery. The coffin, which was borne to the grave by Messrs J. W. Patterson, H. E. Cuthbertson (sons-in-law of de ceased), C. Whitfield, and C. Cromwell, was covered with beautiful floral tributes of sympathy. Messrs Jas. Cuthbertson, T. Whitfield, D. Stevenson, J. George, J. R. Wotherspoon, and A. Parker acted as pall-bearers. The Methodist burial service was conducted by the Rev. W. H. Chapman. Mr A. H. Sands, undertaker, Beaufort, carried out the &nbsp; mortuary arrangements. &nbsp;
WHY LEAFY POTATO PLANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 4 July 1914
WHY LEAFY POTATO PLANTS. The most nutritive part of tie PS" j tato, the part that gives to the po- j tato its excellent flavour, is the part j; that contains the greatest number el j starch cells. If anyone will cut a P&" j tato through the middle he will ^ I tice that the potato substance is ant t homogeneous. Around the outside o! j the- potato, just beneath the Sain, j a layer, separated from the | ]ajer by a vascular semi-fibrous pt- j tition that is risible on close eistsi- fj nation. This outer layer is called tie i corticei, and contains most o! tt! f starch of the potato. The best pots- | toes' have this cortieel layer tiifi | iostead of thin—that is, have flcfi f starch than the others. f The principal chemical element o' | starch is carbon. The potato gets all of its carbon from the ^ [ through the leaves, none ol it f the soil. The leaves have the poftf ' to dissociate the carbon from & ' carbon dioxide in the air, and sion ; much of this carbon in the tui...
RECIPE FOR SKIM-MILK CHEESE [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 4 July 1914
RECIPE FOR SKIM-MILK CHEESE The skim-milk must be left until it is quite thick, then well strained, which can be done by hanging it up in a clean linen bag. When drained dry add salt to taste, and rub the curds well to make them appear mealy. Stand in a warm place near a stove for a few days till they get gluey. Then, put into a saucepan, and fry with fresh butter till all is well melted. Run into a basin, and leave to get cool. It is then: ready for use. This recipe is used by many farmers' wives in Western Australia, and is well recommended. An important experimental trial was made on the L.N.W. Railway be tween Foleshill and Nuneaton with a petrel-driven rail car. The test was a complete success, -and foreshadows a revolution in _ railway locomotion. The car ia 60 feet in length and is of fall railway carriage gauge. It runs BxooofcMy on two sets of Wlssola, ami can be palled up very ETSSffitV. ' - .IS&Sf
USEFUL HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 4 July 1914
USEFUL HINTS. Burns and Scalds.—For a slight bum or scald apply equal parts of ; •olive oil and lime water, and wrap : the part at once in a sheet of cot-. j ton wool, fixing it. lightly with a bandage. At first the pain seems in- ^ creased, but this soon subsides. The wool may be left on for three or four J days. If lime water is not available olive oil may, be used alone, and flour or starch dusted over it. Aching Limbs.—Hot salt water is a j sovereign remedy for aching limbs ' caused by standing too much on the feet, or too prolonged walking, also ! for tired arms, hands and limbs ; after continued, exertion., or strain. ! The water should, be as hot as can well be borne without discomfprt, and have plenty of salt in it : but | too strong salt will make the flesh itcfi" and burn. For a sprained ankle, J bathe in hot salt water for half an hour, renewing the heat as it cools, . wrap in flannel, and repeat the hot bath in three or four hours until re-; lieved. .. I To Clean Brass a...
THE FARM. MOIST FACTS for DRY FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 4 July 1914
■■ » . .. MOIST PACTS for DRY FARMERS. Mr. Geo. L. Sutton, Agricultural Commissioner for the Wheat Bait, Western Australia, has issued the following :— - Moisture can be stored in the soil. - To store moisture the soil must be able to absorb the rain that (alls. Loose soil will absorb 40 per cent, of its weight in water. Compact soil will absorb only 20 per cent. Cultivation or tillage loosens the soil. Cultivation or tillage some time previous to the sowing1 season is known as fallowing. jF ALLOWING STORES MOISTURE. The longer the period between the initial operation of fallowing and that of planting, the greater will be the quantity of moisture stored. ' In dry districts fallowingr should commence early. The moisture stored by fallowing is wasted by weeds. Weeds can be destroyed by surface cultivation. . The moisture stored is easily lost by evaporation. : Much of this can be prevented bj mulching, or covering the moist soil with straw, litter, or loose dry soil. ' The only practi...
CHAPTER V. HOW THE BULL UPSET JOSH HETHERINGTON'S PLANS. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 4 July 1914
CHAPTER V. HOW THE BULL • UP SET JOSH HETHERINGTON'S PLANS. It was a b^utital May mpiiiing— the first of the month/ ljut. "eyery. ) thing was unusually forward for the time of the year—the trees in Wynth shay Park were beginning to burst into leaf. Twenty years- h,ad elapsed since Joshua Hetherington wooed Sabina Ossington. -The trees that had been saplings then were now full grown ; the old honse had changed little, save that the ivy which then covered it had grown thicker ; the garden- look ed much the same as it had done when the stranger from over the seas took possession. But there was a change in the master of the house as he stood looking out of the win dow, as he had done so long ago, over the gardens and the park. Twenty years ago Josh had black hair ; now it was iron-grey. His fea tures had become more hawk-like ; his face, which had never worn a par ticularly pleasant expression, was now harsh and forbidding ; moreover, | there was a crafty expression in his eyes which to...
Make your District Known. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 4 July 1914
S&ake your SSistricl Known. Concerning some parts of the district news comes hut seldom. This is not entirely our fault; we have no miracu lous pow. i- of knowing what is happen- j ing at all the places within our area of circulation. It. is the fault of residents in the silent places. Will some man or woman take the matter in hand and cause the silence to cease. If no one else is doing it for your district, will you try on the^e lines? Send accounts-of public and social events in your township and neighbour hood, such as weddings, deaths, acci dents, conceits, matters touching dis trict industries, etc. Write the names of persons very distinctly. Don't hothoi- about grammar or spelling ; it's the editor's work to look after those ti illes. The barest skeleton i is enough. Write otdv on one side of the paper. Give, information : but let criticism alone. Write your name and address on some corner — not for publica'iun, but to prove good faith. The Federal Commissioner of Land...
PART 3. CHAPTER IV.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 4 July 1914
PART 3. CHAPTER IV.—(Continued.) "I am sorry Aunt Mary is out," she said, saying the verj thing she ought not to have said, as it- gave him an opening to speak on the sub ject she wished to avoid. - "I am glad Mrs. Jermain is out," as I jhave something I wish to say to you, 7 replied Josh; as.he seated him self near her, looking at the refined but sad face, and from her- his eyes wandered to the lovely old garden and beyond it to the well-wooded park. Then before his mine's eye there rose a'.vision of a rustic bench at one side of a field-path, and a girl shabbily "dressed, who listened with blushing face, but the light of joy on it, to his words of love. That had been his first wooing, very, different from this ; then he roused himself. It seemed to him there had, l>een'a long pause, but in reality it had not oc cupied more than a minute. for that picture to stamp itself qxl. his mind. - "I daresay your father told you that I had aaked his permission to make1; you an offer of ma...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 4 July 1914
j TintnAT Affections and-Roarseness.— i All Milleriiiir lVom irritation of tl?e throat find ! miin.-cm'ss will bo agreeably surprised at tlio i iMist iimup/'iato relief allonled by the uso of ' n's Droiirliinl Troche*." Those famous '• liizoirpcs" arc now s M hy most respectable . Ii :s(*. in this country. l'eople troubled •villi a " ha&lt;*l&lt; cough,'" a "slight eoM," •ji bro'clilal allec'.iu. cannot try tliem toe soon, a« similar (roubles, if allowed r.o proci ess, result in scr.iuus Pulmonary and A^'lin-iiiin Affections. f-'ce that tl e signature of J jin I, Hltowx Jc Son is on every wrap per. I'lepnred by John I. HuowN & S in, liiston, U.^.A. Kui wean Drpct,:J->» Fwiuc- j 'Ion li'o.ul, London, iSnglauri. I AN OLD XUHSEFOU CHILDREN. " MrsAVinslow's Soothing Syrup " for Children Teethingr Should ahv.iys he used for Children while Teething. Ifc Soothes (he.Child, Softens the. Cuius, j Allays all I'aiu, Cures Wind Colic atul is j the I)eP&lt; ■ :...
(ALL rights reserved.) THE MESHES OF FATE. OR, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 4 July 1914
(ALL rights reserved.),' •the MESHI F o r; TKE ckilse 0fF. tlnse blue dssa^ol'bs. T By Hedley Richards, Author of "The Mine Master's Heir," "Time, the Avenger," etc., etc. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. The story opens in Australia, where Joshua Wedmore, an unsuccessful miner, is tramping along iti search of fresh fields. Entering, a hut ho dis covers a man on a rude bed, ill with the fever. Whilst administering to the sufferer Wedmore notices a small hag and a loaded revolver under the pil low. On examination the bag. proves to contain blue diamonds of enor mous value. These he appropriates, as .he considers the feverrstricken one has only a few hours to live. Wed more goes on his way, finally reach ing" Melbourne, where he books a Pas: sage for England in the Fairy Queen. The vessel is wrecked, Wedmore and an elderly man named Rupert Heth eririgton, of Wynthshay Hall, being the only survivors. After many days of: suffering and exposure they are . eventually rescued and placed on! boa...