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ALL CLOCKS TO KEEP TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

ALL CLOCKS TO KEEP TIME. Kvery ilny at noon Greenwich time is telegraphed t<* the post-ofiiees of the chief town? in the kingdom, but in ac cordance with a reform that is now eon template*! by the I'ost Office, for the (tutlay of £- a year, business houses public institutions, and other large or ganisations can have all their clocks set at Greenwich timo every hour. Master clocks-will bo put up at all distributing centres, and these will transmit hourly impulses to the pre mises of persons requiring the service. The cost of synchronizing docks in this way will depend, to a great ex tent, on the number of subscribers in each district. The rates chargeable within a radius of two miles of the district centre are a year when there is only one subscriber on the circuit. £8 a year when there are two subscrib ers. and £2 ft year where there are three or more subscribers. Already the post-ofliees are receiving numerous ap plications from the public for signals for the purpose of ...

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A SCATTERED RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

A SCATTERED RACE. 10very few years .soinoono makes tho suggestion to collect all tho Jews to gctlicr into ono land and found a Jew ish colony-n now Judea; but such sug gestions novor materialise. Fow peoplo realise how greatly tho Jowish raco is scattered in various parts of tho world. Recent statistic.-? show that thero aro yearly,twelvo million Jows in tho popu lation of tho wbrld, of which somo threo million rcsido in America; in Now York alono there are estimated to ho 1,002,000 Jews. The Jews in Africa roughly number a quarter of a million; while Asia has twice as many, and Aus tralia gives shelter to only 17,000. Tho bulk of the Jewish nation live in Europe, where thero are about eight million Jews, of whom no fewer than five millions belong to Russia and a million to Austria. Hungary and tJennany have about- a million Jews in their united population; whUo latest statistics return the Jews in Turkey in Europe and Roumania as 210,000 for country. -'Answers.'

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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HYPNOTIC CATS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

HYPNOTIC CATS. Trending on a cobra sitting up ready to strike, a resilient in India, whoso ox por5«nces arc related in tho <(Field,'* wo«»ierod why tho deadly fangs were delayed. Looking round, ho noticed his cat crouching and gazing at tho reptile steadily with mcamorio clTeot, for tho snako seemed unablo to move, and while in this condition ho killod.it. Another time, when sleeping in an open cot in tho vorandah, ho woko to find on ono sido of tho bed a hugo cobra with head erect ready to strike, on tho other the glistening green eyes of his cat. The snako remained quite still, so ho ran into tho room to fetch a gun, and, coming back, poked tho reptile's head with tho barrels; but it did not take tho slightest notice, and seemed like a stulTed and lifeless crea ture. He then placed his hand in front of tho cat's eyes by way of oxporiment, when immediately the spell was remov ed, the cobra raised itself, hissod, and assumed an offensive attitude. lie then took hia hand a...

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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NEWS SUMMARY [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

'irWS SMMMARV A wrestling match between /h>«ko and Amotions resulted in a Uuiw. 11 o event lusted for 5!> minutes, duing whuh time nether wrestler scored a fall. The Meaner Angola, with 70,60") bags of wheat, loaded by Messr*. Dar ling and Son, cleared from Goelong 011 Friday for Chili, Mr, Duncan Cameron, of Dnlyonong Station, lias out wool 13in, long from a merino wether that had boon lost in }-crnbby country for four yonrs, A double dissolution has. been granted by the Govei ik-V General, and tho Commonwealth Pari.anient will be dissolved as soon as a tenn*>rary Supply Hill has been passed. Tessa . Donaldson, aged 5 years, daughter of Mr. \V, Donaldson, of Charlton, was severely burned from the knees to the chin on l«Yiday, A spark from a fire caught her'night dress. The child rushed into the passage with the garment blaznig, and her mother put the fire out, injuring her bands in doing so. An endeavor which has boon made by the Master Masons' Society to havo the stone-cu...

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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TINKERING. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

TINKERING. Jim litiiikonshoot is afwnvk busy, ho never know* an idle hour; hut nil iio does is ntiKl and rJi/.zv. and brings him neither wenlth nor nower. Ho Htnrts a joh uiih fiery anfor, and tires when it'h thrcfMjunrter?* done; and so thero'n l;u!e in h<« larder, and ho is nlunys short of mini, 11*» alwavs hn* a scheme m» splendid it make* all other projects wilt; "vou'M >,.'<. mo classed, when all is rndel," ho tell# hi* friends, "with AsWirbilt." lie juts no hizv Ixmes within him, with energy lio'n nil athroh, but it* impovuhlo to pin him down to a sqim» and steady job. And so his wife is doing washing, or heat ing ejirj ets in tho sun, while Winked shoot goes wildly fcloshing from ono fool M'henio to t'other on<*. Ho mms his neighbor* going sanely to do their tusk* from day to day; they prosper well, whde he is vainly inventing projects "bound t*> pay." The Hlinkeiishoot*, in endles* numbers, w<* around m yenr hy j'Hir; the cht...

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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MEAT VERSUS VEGETABLES FOR FOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

MEAT VERSUS VEGETABLES FOR FOWLS. Six geneiations of Inris wore fed ex clusively on raw flesh by Mr. f'\ Holiday.'by way of experiment, winch la > ted seven veurs. At tirs* iho ac tion of the meat seemed favorable, ami at the end of two years, soys "tV-s mos." the inerenso in the size of the birds and improvement of their laying and plumag' wou-d have led to the con clusion that this diet was homfitial. As time went on, however, there were >ig:is of poisoning and organic fatigue; deforming arthritis appears!, only cured by a return to vegetables. Ail ihe organ-, were greatly modified, and heredity of tln.se changes was beyond doubt, as they were found on chicks Uiiore they were old enough to be nf lectod by growth. Mr. Houssay a'so noted that tho llesh diet was particularly injurious to the gerniR and o ns»quently to the breed. In fact, the perceuiago of fer tile eggs fell from 100 to O.S.*> during the exii Tirncnt. Tho vitality of the chick« n< likewise &amp...

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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ALL THE DIFFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

ALL THE DIFFERENCE. The sort- of sentiment which the French system of "mar»nges <le con venunce, or, in plain Knglish, of mar riage for money, produces is well il lustrated by a story which a French paper tells. .Marie, a young lady, announces to her parents that sho has ncceptcd tho hand of Monsieur X. "(.'hikl, you are crazy!" exclaims .Marie's mother. "Hut why, iiiamma?" "Voting X. will have no money for many years, because it nil belongs to his grandfather, and after that- comes his lather, and you will he old before you get the property." "Hut. mamma " "No buts about it-you are a bad and iindntiful cTjiidl'' "Hut. mainniH, it is the granfather whom I'ro accepted!" "The grandfather 1 Oh, you little Angel I"

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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RURAL1SMS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

RURAL1SMS. To bo ft thorough ploughman is tho real foundation of all farming. Don't kill vour ground awl make clods by ploughing too early, or too Keep the pear trees headed low. Thoy will grow to towering poles unlets you do. Water.ng the cows once a day with a huriud sip won'; do. Thoy need all i hey can got. You will never buy a farm with the money you fool away every time you go to* town. A ...cod on tho ground is better than one in tho eye. The fust- is propaga tion and the other irritation. Hiring a ''tinker" carpenter rathe? than 10 pay the wages of a first-class man is a waste of time and money ; but with the proper tools any farmer should bt> able to do many of tho job? himself. l*o prevent a scabby crop of pota toes, soak the wed for two hours in a solution of one-half pint of formalin (formaldehyde) in fifteen gallons of water. The man who is ruled bv his w usually has a wise boss. As an experiment try d*'ino new v etable that you haven't grown. Put up with a good inau...

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HOW DO WE KNOW A GOOD FARMER? [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

HOW DO WE KNOW A GOOD FARMER? How do wo know that a man l» a good farmer? Ho will not toll yon ho i»; ho is too modest for that. But lot's lock arms with him and take a littlo tramp across hia farm this afternoon; for swing is beliormg. Ho is doing to-dny'a work to-day. Tuat is a protty good sign of a thor ough farmer. Things are- kept picket! up around his building*. That wo like, too. Ho take* us around whwro the cattlo ru.f against the lino fences, and every rail that is out of pJac© ho puts back where it belongs. Ou the way through the pasture ho stops to rub tW> nope of tho littlo heifer. Sho^ikee* it and shows that she is on speaking terms with her master. Coming home from school tho boys and girls call out as soon as they are in sight: "Hollo, daddy!" And with a snulo on her face the good wife says: "I'm glad to havo vou home ngam, husband!" The neighbor, passing. Halts at the gate to talk over the crops and the weather. On his t-ablo to the best farm paper as well as a go...

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WEDDED IN A WHITE SMOKING JACKET. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

WEDDED IN A WHITE SMOKING JACKET. Amoiitf »hi» ho* I of NV-w ^ ork\* . t. t ;; link* thf palm for on^uiulily is unaiu mou.sly at-cordwl to Miw* KatJirrino iJurriit, wim uas n»i'iitly married t<i Mr. Harold 11. iJrwnintf. Tho couplo urn' marrii-d m th.« *uidio of tIi«> UritU'V panpt*, ami \ht> k«.vynoto of ho oTtuiony was itri onventionality. Tho hnihuroom w.»ro » hinokuig-jaokot ol j uliu. \irtna, ttnihlud with whito *a t m», ami hi.» troUMjfft w<?ro adorfirxl l»roi>«l fctrip'* of white *flk ut tho nmIc*4* lli.- hiide wurv a Inn^-tr/iinul, fJ»>evo : e*., rn«-dmrval gown of whito Kntiii char | ineuM*. olohoratoy tt;uim<-d with ropes ' of p urU, ami u <ap similarly ornum* | 4 iit« (). Slio had no orango blo^um I or hotirjuot. ffer roho rom'ejifed her figtiro when j»!jv »tood, hut revealed it, at every | movement, and \V;in dic-lnm) bv tho T/h faoliiiiiialili' ^uoNtft to ho Miperfdv heati tilul. T)io ntudio wait iliiiiijinaUil wit...

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JOBS FOR STORMY DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

JOBS FOK STORMY DAYS. . Doai. dear!" exelaimwl au elderly gentleman. '"Jt must havo been a terrible tempest to havo destroyed the i>ghthoiiM<.' his wife agreed ; but how »tupid to build it iu such an «xpo*.ed position !" " I hey say our new magistrate 111 dutgrn in mixed metaphors," said a lady t<> a friend. "Dreadfdl!" ex* elatmed the other. "My husband >a\s it's much better to keep to one IJelighted Mother; 'I've just had a letter from my son George, and ho U?1U mo ho litis wou a scholarship at school. I can't tell you how happy 1 am. It makes nic iool-oh " .NV.giibour : "i'es, f quite under stand your leelings, Mrs. Jones. 1 l<<!t ju-t tho biiine myself when our I.ttii- pig carried ulf a Hist prize at tin- agricultural fdiow." A lady ut Portsmouth was observing a little tug pulling away near to n of the line. ''1 litre's a mnn-ol-war, my dear," said her husband, pointing to liie big ship. "And io tiio little ono a tug-of«wur ?"...

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Terribly Tempted. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

Terribly Tempted., BEBIAL STORT ANNABEL GRAY. One* more this hapless girl wrestled I witU her fate Wounded, despairing, | .he jot pleaded for tho remission ot her »«nUuca. For the last tuno in, all her brief, mined life, Lenoro implored his riti- . , ., "I lova you, Leonard I' she t>aid m hoarse and piteous tones, "in a way you cannot understand. Kill mt) betoro «u 2nd ino out of jour life for ever. Take tlw knife and send it homo to my baart. Nover to seo you-how can i bear it Life, what is it but a span a tale half told, a dream at the best. What are worldly glories, even l«nic, aomparcd to loveP Sorrow and sick BMa may overtake you, and 111 sorrow k*a faithfulness no part? Are swee memories of devotion' and self-denial worth nothins ou a siok-bed . ? . OKI Leonard, life is solemn, for no must aU die, and it is then truth and loyalty are priceless. Is there nothing sacred in this illimitable devotion, that IMa jon-only jou-in «ws !01'm, allU vision, inspires my thoughts, and fe...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

Cohuna Hairdressing Saloon. In connection with the above saloon, WILL P. RYAN . Has pleasure in announcing' to his numprotis friends and patrons that he has, at great expense, installed a Second Alcock Billiard Table, Also a Gloria Light Plant to Light same, and assures tliem every comfort and attention. And having acquired the whole interest in the firm of W. F. RYAN CO., desires the public of Cohuna District to know that he is not connected with any other business; and hopes, by strict at attention, to merit a continuance of past favors. CALL and INSPKCT NEW STOCK. . We have something you desire. GEO. SMITH'S Giant Asters, Stocks, Pansies, ______ . _ and all Flower anil SPECIAL SEEDS. Vegetable Seeds. My hardy cold climate FRUIT TRICES, Rose Plants, Shrubs, etc., grow vigorously when transplanted to milder districts. Smith's Seeds and Plants arc sold on Honor. Try Them. Cash orders delivered Freight 1'aid to any Railway Kt'itimi. Ciwluxucs (rec on application. Iv t. 1864.] GF.O. S...

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NOT QUITE RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

NOT QUITE IIIGI1T. Th« viear WA* juit about to fjivo out tho baun> of a ltiarria^t', wh'n h« for* Hot whuri* h«? bad put tho book. How* flver, ho bejjan, groping montiwhilo for tho lo«t volume. "I puMi?b the* bsnn* of m.irrfftgo be twe*a-b«t wen '' . 4,f»*twccn th«» cuitffiou aiuj thd scat, #»r»" ivhltpvrt'd ? h*» vargrr, in a voire teu.l to 1»;» h ar S throughout thft church, (uihieuljr* realising what tho vicar win iooklsg /or.

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GOOD FORM. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

GOOD FORM. Young pco^e tre'i-enU;. neomo | most embarrassed wheu tncy suudenlj < realise Out on tho street, in a public conveyance. at tha th atr©, the r.stnur- J ant or church, they have done somo trilling thing to make themselves wn spicuous. Here are * io«' simple ^ rules which the untn.tiaUM will do ^oil to memorise: - When a young nu n tm- is < tie or more gills on the* strc t cat" by aioUlem lie does nut olfer to pay their fare That is his privilege ottlv when ho 15 their escort tor the t ip. Girls iu business a e otten joined at lunch bv voung men employed ;n the vaine offices. Under thes« circumstan ces there need hj 1: 1 e mbarra. smeut over the -check. T "/ g'rl pajs her own bill precisely as. it the man had | not appeared 011 the -<euo. When escorting a girl to th . thea tre, church or rostau: a.it the man muH first ascertain whether there s an usher or head waiter at the door. it there is. he permits the girl to enter : iirst, holding the...

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OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

OF RURAL INTEREST (Bj "llustiow") Tito I'oiiiiiiomvcalth Meteorologist, sinus up the agricultural prospeets,as indicated by tho (lata at l.is. favorably. Ho stnUs that since lob ruarv, ulion a considerable port.on of tho * agricultural areas in \Us.erit Australia had exceptionally luav> rainfalls, the season 'here has been div. and but If March "ml -April re cords were considerably below tho nor mal. Ovov tho northern areas ot Stillborn Australia also it has boon vcr. drv. ami the present ou.look Is thJieiWe not too brmht a ROotl downfall being urgently needed for u I tivivlion. but, ols.-uheie over '.he <. hole of the wheat belt from the coastal ?irons of South Australia to tho Oueeltslalid down, the prospects live favorable. IMlcnomenally heavy rams tell in eastern New South Wales m March, and the monthly records 'Mr'norl"'" «t" over a lar^e part of the southern coast line of South Australia. These ' were folkmed in April by heir, showers in New South Wales, which ea...

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WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

WOMEN'S INTERESTS "Ambrusiiw.") A housewife writing in tho "York shire l'ost" tolls some of her methods oi i.s.ng up "odils ami eiul." Thero is a vast difference between economy and parsimony, slio says, and though I am sometimes laughed at by my triends for making use of various odds and ends in rather unusual ways, I have a great dislike to meanness in any torm, and do not at all npprovo u( "short commons in any direction. It reallv makes one's guests uncomfort able 'to ieel that there is a scarcity of aiiv household requisite, and yet. 1 have staved in houses where money need not" have been a great considera tion, and havo ris.n from the tablo alter a meal with a decided feeling ot nut having had enough to eat. Thero should always, if possible, bo plenty tor a "cut and oouio again, when one invites a friend, and en a day when this cannot ho douo it is loiter no-, to ask tlio guest. The following aro a few of the ways in which 1 should contrive savoury dishes from remnants which a...

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THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, June 12, 1914. THIS POLITICAL SITUATION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 12 June 1914

THIS ! Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, June 12, 1914. THIS POLITICAL SITUATION. FROM an attitude of almost com placent indifference electors liave been suddenly called to take part in the turmoil of the general. Fede ral elections. The I'ritne Minister has l>een severely censured in cer tain <|uarters for dissolving both houses of the Commonwealth Par liament, and the Governor-General for giving the Crown's consent thereto. These censures may he taken for the fractious ebullition of partisan feeling; that they really are. At most they amount to mere doc trinaire straw-splitting. In spirit the decision is thoroughly con stitutional and thoroughly sound. Anil there is no possible question as to its prime conimonsense. Moreover the people are glad, for it relieves by the only constitutional means possible an intolerable situation. If Mr. Cook is open to esnsure at all, it is for failing to take this inevitable step before. He must have known that he could not successfully...

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WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 19 June 1914

WOMEN'S INTERESTS. (U/ "Ambroame.") On* of tho latost fails amoug fashion able women is to havo their back*-not backs made shapely ami picturesque by meant! of Bilks anil lacos anil guinea comets-but tho natural back, from tho waist to tho shoulder*, photographod. Two or three yearn ago the ladies of Paris got tirovi of having their faces 1 photographed. They took their shoos and uooking* off, and had their feet, I and ankles snapped by the man with [ the camera. A few Iftdios, more daring than the rest, had their limbs repro duced on sensitised paper, and mount ed on fancy cards. Coloured hair is one of the fads which certain sections of society af fect. Kules laid down by experts de clare that greoa hair is suitablo for brunettes, mauve is just the thing for blondes, rose-colourod hair may bo safo iy worn by brunottes, as also magenta coloured, but pink, purple and yollow should uevcr bo drc&mod of except by fair women. It. may be addod that tho hair in those instances is ...

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THE BRITISH SUBJECT. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 19 June 1914

THE BRITISH sUiiJL^T. It is dangerous to talk polities ui itussia-very dangerous indeed-dan porous lor .high and iow aliice. Ginger. Jan, of course, must bo ehu>seu among the iow-ins name .suggests as much and his appearance cotinnued tho suggestion. A\owadays no u-Svps w very tespeotablo pubhe housc, in tho ousy bar parlour of wijicn no sometaues t.\ds this &tury ; aud uie veiling of it brings him a good deal o» cwftioJii. In moso days no was a latio i^vCiciKv pr.fcL-lighui*-uttty a fea ;aer-woight, uut very formidable »\ lioai an uuprosavio had pickvd up ia U onderiand and taken to St. l'eter?. imrg, to guv public exuibitions oi lu* imlHo art. iio was uu excellent little follow ol Ins kind, thouga he -talked tuo Cock ney dialect, a^d nad tuner Cockney ou^ruuemucs. It was no \v&\\ ut tu.-> philosophy that, wli<?n a: ilouio, ono .sliou.'d do as the iiumaus do. On tlu* contrary, ho remained as good a Wlnucuape:-a irieud oi freedom, in U^poadeuL m his ...

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