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66TH INFANTRY [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 8 August 1914
66TH INFANTRY In view of the present war crisis it may interest local residents to learn that the local ''F''-Company has been increased to 120 men and 3 officers, in charge of Lieut T. K. Maltby with Lieuts Ligertwood and Brodie in charge of half-companies. The 66th Regiment proved to be the crack shooting Regiment for Victoria during 1913-14, and ' F" Company the crack shooting com- pany. Citizens should therefore feel proud of their own lads. The "H" Company also gained first honors for attendance
YARRAVILLE GREYHOUND CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
YARRAVILLE GREYHOUND CLUB Tho above club will hold a meet ing- on Saturday, when tho Brook lyn stake will he run off in the open at AVerribee. The draw is as follows'—Graves' Sea Jewell v. W. Charles' Thoughtful One ; J. Corbys Back Time v. F. Lucas' Hot Tiino ; A. .J. Hcgerty's (n.s.) Poggy Thought v. J. Keen's Sea Princo ; R. Beyer's Gipsy's Warning v. R. 0'0onnor:s Wyndham ; J. Ivee's I'onto v. S. Smith's Tarleen ; P. •Flaherty's Pats Fancv v. J. Clorkes Little Rose ; F. Lucas' Comic King ■ v. J. Armstrong's Tar water; D. Ellens' Fearless Jim v. J. Kees' Double Goon.
COURSING TERRIER CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
COURSING TERRIER CLUB The Yarraville Terrier Club held their opening meeting of the season last Saturday Mr Meadow pro: •vidrd the winner (Lord Grey) and ruhner up in the Maiden Stake; the sweepstake was won by Thistle from Lord Robeits; and Red Bird won the'supplen entarv. The club will hoid and hi r meeting on Satur day, August 22nd.
FOOTBALL FOOTSCRAY V. WILLIAMSTOWN. FOOTSCRAY WINS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
FOOTBALL NOTES BY "ALIX". FOOTSCRAY V. WILLIAHSTOWN. FOOTSCTiAY WINS. Footscray and Williamstown play ed in tho gemi-findl last Saturday.at East Molbourne. The following represented Foot scray:—Backs j Harris, Spence, Half backs : Briese. Grimshaw, Ford, Centres : Xeilson. Clarke, Craddock, Half-Forwards : .Lawson, Banburv , Griersonl Forwards, Eldridge. Bax ter, Followers : Crouch, Sanison, Rover : Cotton. Umpires—FieM, Kandall'j Uounjtiary, It'Naniara, Pratt. Although there was a large atten dance, the fact that the match was a semi-final and very evenly contest ed, there was little enthusiasm among the spectators. At half-time the scores xvorcj— Williamstown 5 goals 4 behinds Footscray 3 goals 9 behindt. At the start of the third quarter, Spenco passed to Baxter, who kick ed Footscray's fourth -oal Excel lent work by Cotton, gave S ponco an opportunity, and another six points were added. Spence, through the agency of Grim-son. again raised two flags. Then Hanbury kicked towards L...
COUNCIL NOTES COMMITTEE MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
.COUNCIL NOTES ' COMMITTEE MEETINGS. 1 Crs Drew (mayor), Fielding, Mc • Donald and Pearce were the only i members ol local council, present on i Monday evening, when business was ■ commenced, ;but Or Bell arrived ) later. Cr McDonald wa? appointed ) chairman of finance and the treas urer's report which was read show ed that the Council had aeredit ol £663/5/9, but after . passing the accounts, which amounted to £1,045/1/1, there was a debit bal anc» of £381/15/3, as against a credit ofl £310/10/7 at this period last year. The Mayor said hq had £20 in hand for a gate at the entrance to the Footscray Park. The cost of a gate would be £45. and he desired tho council tft fiiye £ for £.—On the motion, of Cr Pearce. the matter was left in the hands of the inavor and surveyor to report. In public work® committee, ;tho Footscray Football club wroto desir ing permission to havq committee room at the western1 reserve piaster ed,, free of cost to the council.—— „ Oranted. West Footscray Progre...
PIG-EATING SOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
PIG-EATING SOWS. One of the safest preventives against the highly objectionable habit possessed by some sows of eating their young is to keep the boVels of 1jie animals rather las as the time of parturition ap proaches. Some of our best authorities ittribute this unnatural habit on the part of sows to a too feverish condition of the system, and in order to prevent it the administration of small doses of laxathe medicine given at regular in tervals of 10 days to a fortnight before the young are born, is often found pro ductive of very satisfactory results.
PATRIOTISM AT SUNSHINE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
PATRIOTISM AT SUNSHINE. At the last function of the Sun shine Young People's Social Club, held on Thursday, August 6th, the president, Sir. Smith, called upon the members present to honour the toast of "Th(i King and Empire." In a short address the president said that possibly ere long some of the'young men present would be called away to serve' their country, • and took' tho opportunity of wishing them, on be half of all members, a speedy, safe, and victorious return. TTie National Anthem'was sung, and King and Em pire cheered in a most enthusiastic ! !,?arty inaiitier. You can obtain li loan privately and quickly on your own &lt;!ote of hand bj applying to J. S. Audoison, 64-'Leed> street, Footscray. Office houra, 8 a.m. to 9 p.tr • close Saturdays, 1 ~-to.
MASH FOR HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
MASH FOR HORSES. A mash composed of two quarts ol ! Jats, 0110 quart of bran and half a pint o* linseed meal is good for horses. • If tho horses are to secure the greatest amount ! of benefit from their feed, give th&m sufficient time to masticate it before putting them to work. A horse should never be fed more than it can digest readily. It is not what is eaten, but (vhat is digested and assimilated, that furnishes strength and muscle.
BRAYBROOK COUNCILLORS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
; -^R'VYBIiOOK COUjNOILLOIiS Trior to the commencement ofl busi ness at the Braybrook • shire Council meeting an Monday,' tho president, .(Or McICay) said ho thought it was only right that tho council should adjourn and dr nk tho health of the King. Councillors, officers . and press men adjourned to Mr Walker's hos telry, where the President proposed' tho toast of "The King". The as semblage sang "God Save tho King' and three hearty cheers were given.
HOW TO BREED PIGS SUCCESSFULLY. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
HOW TO BREED PIGS SUCCESS-'" FULLY. i Too many ought'not. to be kept in a limited spacej and the conditions should ao favourable—that i3, the styes should De so situated that they are sheltered rrom winds, and have plenty, of light, lir, and sun in the front. It is an er roneous idea that pigs will flourish inder any conditions of dirt and mis nanagement in feeding. A wide, open paddock, where the sows can wander it will from the- time the little ones iro weaned until within a fortnight of iho time that they are expected to giro another litter, is an ideal spot for breeding sows. The food for breeding pigs may con riflt of a wide variety. It is a mistake to feed with expensive barley or oat meal at any time. When sows are what is known as empty, they may have a pariety of food, such as chopped raw potatoes, mangolds, swedes, and tur nips once daily, or even more. This is best given them at midday, with bran and water morning and evening.
REFERENCE IN CHURCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
REFERENCE IN CHURCHES. Reference to the war was. mado in several local churches last Sunday, and the discourses- were listened to with rapt, attention. At tho Yarra viile Baptist Church, when preaching last Sunday, the ltev. W. O. Ward spoke of the great European war that had commenced during the pre vious week. At the morning service he reminded the congregation how Christ taught that in His Kingdom it was not the power to command and coerce that made men great, but their willingness to render the humblest service to those in need. Therefore it would not be Napoleon or the Kaiser that would be com mended as great, but whoever., even in the most remote sphere, had given of his best service to alleviate and comfort his suffering fellows. In the evening the preacher spoke of the existing war as a great judg ment of God upon the nations con cerned. lie had permitted the con flict to come for wise and good ends. Although Great Britain could claim to have entered upon a just, war, which ...
HOW HE CURED JIBBING. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
. HOW ilB CURED JIBBING. Upon jibbing horses, a farmer writes Chat he drove a horso for a load ol wood, anil when ready to return he ihowed himself an aggravating jib. Ee declined to " pull a pound." In stead of trying to persuade him with a whip, the owner tied the refractory animal to a tree, and "let him stand." At sunset he was again vainly invited to draw. The rest of the story is thus related:—"1 made up my mind that when that horse went to the stable he .would take that load of wood. The nighl was' not cold. 1 covered him warm, and lie stood until morning. Then he refused to draw. At noon I went down and he was probably hungry and lonesome. Ho drew that load of wood the first time I asked him. 3 returned and got another load before I fed him. i then rewarded him with it good fe;:d. I have drawn several loads since. Oncu he refused to draw, but *s soon as he saw nio start for the house' ha started after me with the load.
WAR NEWS YARRAVILLE PATRIOTISM [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
WAR NEWS YMRAVILLE PATRIOTISM The1 Yarraville Citizen's Brass band and Progress Association are com bining for the purpose ol holding a l J rand Patriot c Concert in the Van-ivv-ille hall on Wednesday Aug ust 2(ith at 8 p.m. Mr J. Lcmmon \l.Lr.A. has been asked to give' a patriotic address and Messrs .las. Mathews, and the Hon. W. II. Fielding, M.L.C'. will bts asked to assist,' A lirst-class musical program is being arranged. The jiet proceeds will ii e handed to the Footsci'ay Lily Council who will forward same to the treasurer of the Lord Mayor of Melbourne Patriotic l'"und. The secretary of the concert. Messrs .1. C. Dobson and T. C. Muher will be ! pleased to receive) subscriptions and acknowledge same through, the. press ■ Wo cahnot all go to help; the moth, crlani in person, but wo can do a great deal in contributing tor 'the personal comfort of tie 20,000 sons of the empire who are going to as sist in maintaining the prestige of our dear motherland. Brituiri did not ask us t...
THE BORDEAUX MIXTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
THE BORDEAUX MIXTURE. Tho '&lt;■ Indiana Farmer" gives the fol lowing account of the origin of the famous Bordeaux mixture: "Years age an. old Frenchman near Bordeaux. France, began spraying his orchards with tho solution, for tho purpose, ht said, of stopping the depredations of passers-by. The trees were left witt a most uninviting, dirty-green coat The, neighbours noticed that while the solution was in use the trees bore bet ter-fruit and more of it. This led to an investigation- of causes and the dis cussion ol the utility of germicide sprays that has led to a widespread knowledge of different species of de b'.ructivo parasites. The Bordeaux mix ture still remains a standard prepara tion after years of test. "Here is an instance of the benefit of spraying this mixture. A large peach orchard was affected, with a fungus wlreh was destroying the foliage. The owner concluded ' to make a test, ol (he value of a ■ fungicide solution; he sprayed " one-half the trees with the Bo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
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FORECASTING THE FUTURE IN FOALS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
1 j FORECASTING THE FUTURE IN FOALS. The ability to tell how a colt may be "expected to turn out is a quality mucb envied by horsemen. With some men such a possession is almost intuitive; others may put themselves in a favour able position by studying the foal's for mation. Depth of a body and closeness of that body to the ground are good indications to go by. If good height is desired, it must be got, not by ex treme length of leg, but by depth through the middlepiece. The way the legs are set on and the developmen: of the joints, largo size and squareness being desirable, will afford some iuci "na tion at least as to future form.
MAKE YOURSELF AND HAPPY. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly News — 15 August 1914
i make Yourself and i happy-. When you rise in the morning, 'form 4 resolution to wake the day a happy one to a fellow-creature. It is easilj done; a left-off garment o tlie person who needs it, a k.nd word to the sor rowful, an encouraging expression to the striving—tiilUs in themselves light ts air—will do much good in the tventy-four hours. And if you are ycung, depend upon it, it will tell when you are old; and if jou are old, rest assured it will send you gently and hap pily down the stream of time to eter nity. By tlio most simple, arithmetical Bum, look at the result." If you. send one persoi:V only one, liappily through each day, tnat would bo three hundred i and sixty-fivo in the course of the year. ! Supposing you live forty years only , after you commence that course ol : medicine, you have made 11,GOO beings happy, at all events for a time.v i :