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SAVING TOMATO SEED Method Of Treatment [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
SAVING TOMATO SEED Method Of' Treatment Tho nse of seed saved from selected plants is a sound procedure in tomato growing. The fruit should be allowed to become over-ripe before- cutting' it :n halves and squeezing: out tho seeds and juice. On no ? account should water . be added - at ?. this . stage. The leeds and juice are allowed -to -ferment for at least 48 Hours, tlio solution be ing stirred every 'njorning:- in order ?fhat; the mould -end yeast;, fermentation I will: be ovon throughout.' .: The .mixturo' is : -then: .'diluted with water and ..vigorously - agitated. The liquid is - drained off, \moro water add.ed, . and - tho mixture ' again- .vigor ouslv : agitatoel -and . the- liquid again drained off. This procos3 is repeated '.until the . liquid :. drained. :off : is quite, free of' or,ganic matter. , - - It is strongly, recommonded . that, ?beforo drying, , the. seed should bo dip peel in a 1 in 1000 solution pf : cor rosive ? sublimate-', for -ten ;; minutes. After; dippi...
Has Six Lambs Alma Park. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
Has Six Lambs Alma Park. Dear Uncle, — I was very pleased to pee my last letter in ? print as one of the Honor Letters. : I thank you very much for the certificate which I re ceived; Haven't : we 'been - having lovely rain lately? It lias brought on the grass and green feed very . well. Next week I am coincr to my aunty's place ?for a week's ? holiday and after that school^ will be starting again. This year I will 'be going into fourth class. ? At present we have six ; lambs. Three of tliem are new. ones, which we call Tommy, Floppy and Bobby. 'Wo liaye eleven little turkeys just at- pre sent. Well, ? that's' all for the time. Hoping you, aunty, and the nineteen, are in the best of health.— Yours -faith- fully, 'RAINBOW FAIRY. (T am glad you liked' the certificate, Dulcie. . Yes, the rain lias -been, very helpful. I hope you' have : a nice holi day with your aunty.) : - -
Poultry Green Feed For Poultry CROPS FOR AUTUMN SOWING [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
''Poultry. Green Feed For Poultry CROPS FOR AUTUMN SOWING Two of. tho most suitable green feed crops for poultry are' lucerne and Ber seem clover, and -those who are con templating tho planting, of additional areas of those crops should lose no time in the preparation of the land for sowing the seed. It is essential that the ground - be free from grass and weeds, and that it be cultivated to a fine tilth before sowing the seed. As tar as Bcrseem clover is concerned it is important that this crop bo sown during February or early March so that it will be properly established in time to provide a' good supply during tho winter months. In the case ol lucerne, this crop might bo sown dur ing March, April or ^ May, ' but; .prefer ably in March 6r April. . Both these crops aro more satisfac tory when planted .in drills, rather Those who aro oxper-ietfeing a short - ? ' ? ?? age of green feed at the present time and wish to augment the supply 1u\l only a limited ^choice ot suitaun; crops; i...
FUSARIUM ROOT ROT OF BEANS Stayley's Surprise Very Susceptible [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
FUSARIUM ROOT ROT Of BEANS Stay ley's Surprise Very Susceptible In the 1939-40 season Fusarium root rot caused by the fungus- Fusarium martii phaseoli was more prevalent than usual on French beans and many cases of serious losses amounting, 111 some instances, to 95 per cent, of- the crop, were recorded wheie the veiy susceptible variety Stayley's Suipnsr was planted. In the present season relatively little Stayley's Sui prise seed has been sold and used, paitly as a result of the disastrous lesults of the previous year, and the Fusarium root rot disease lias been much lcs« in evidence. ? Infection- usually occurs when the plants are still, quite young, thongl above-ground symptoms may not b observed until . the plants arc older (states an article in the 'Agricultuio Gazette'). Tho fiist evidence of in fection is- the reddish-brown discoloia tion which- ? develops over the sui flier of the tap root and the lowei poition* of tho stem. ' This may be follower', by partial ? or complete...
Canadian Crops [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
Canadian Crops . Canada's 1940 wheat harvest is now estimatod: .. officially . ..at; f561jl04,00f bushels, or only somo 5V million bus hels bolow the , figure for; - tho .i' record crop of 1928; The estimate includer '2,880,000 bushels of fall v/lieat, and 538,224,000 of spring' wheat/, -and ' ' of the lattorj 534,000,000 aro' ostim'atcd as the output of the Prairie Provinces; Tho oat crop is placod at 405.095,000 bushels, barley 'at 110,538,000, -.fall; ryci at 10, -710^000, . spring: ? rye .3, 883, 000, flaxsocel 3,490,000, hay and /clover .13,716,000 tonsr- -Tho amount of 'wheat in store in mid-September .was 1 331,818,349 bushos. ^
HIGH PRICES FOR AYRSHIRES Scottish Sales [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
HIGH PRICES - FOR : AYRSHIRES . Scottish Sales At, the recent annual sale of stock ,'rom tlie famous Lessnessock Ayrshire stud, owned by the Scottish, breeder Mr. Adam W. Montgonierie, 3,8 three-' -figure prices were obtained. The 51 animals-' sold ;averaged £10.7/19/4 ar compared with £59 for 62. head at lasl year's sale. - ? . * .. The top price was 540 gns.j'i-paid by Mr.1 -Frank Parkinson, Manor . FarnV. Hampshire, for Lessnessock' Crown All; i a : 13-month-old son . off I-Iarleyholn Radiance . and . Lessnessock , Clover 2nd -Pile latter lias a milk record of 115f gallons at- 4.4G per .cent. -butter-fat i: 19 weeks. * * * K Tho highest price at the annual sale of.: Nether Craig. Ayrshiros by Mr Alex. Cochrane, Kilmarnock, Scotland was - scoured for. Nether Craig Master ;?icco/ vrliich .went to Mt. J. II. Tliomp .son, : Vicarage Farm,- Silkworth, Sunder land, . for '175 gns. ? Masterpiece is f son; of : Nethoi- Craig Prosperity ane1 the \ famous 3091-gallon cow, Nethei Criiig -Ja...
MARSH GRAPEFRUIT Improvement Of Quality [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
MARSH ' GRAPEFRUIT Improvement Of Quality Too great a proportion of Marsh .rapefruit produced in this State, is iot- of/ , a quality which induces keen lompetition by retailers; and until ar. appreciably better quality generally i: produc-cd, a- marked- increased demane' for this- fruit is unlikely,' observes ai ?article in the ' 'Agricultural Gazette.' ? 'The respects in which locallv-pro iuced grapefruit generally fail - tc achieve high quality aro in regard tc palatability and juice content, ant' ?nueli fruit is thick-skinned and gross ? Improvement, of palatability, boyont' tlie . use of delayed marketing afte harvesting, is ; largely impossible, be ',ause the , main, factors' -influencinf oalatability ? are. fixed ' by the stool '.sed ana conditions: in the . locality I vhero the ? crop: is -? --grown,-.-, particularly : '-empcraturcs and humidities. Somi 'mprovomont-.; in palatability and ir iuice content, however, can result from practices: which limit -vegotativr activity in...
Received A Cricket Set Hay. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
Received A Cricket Set ♦ .... . ' ' Hay. Dear Uncle, — I ,gotv a cricket suit for Christmas, some shoes ? and cricket socks, pads, ball, bat, wickets and . bails. Our river is up high. I -can dive. I can' swim a bit. f ordered a bike for Christmas, but Santy didn't 1 giKfc it to mo. My little j^rother is named Allan and he's funny tho way he dives. I saved up and bought a j pocket knife for a whole ninepepco and got threepence back. Three others and myself came first in the test at school in the kindergarten. I'll bo in first this year. Mum is writing this letter for me. Will you lileaso send me a badge? — Love froor' . NEVILLE JAPP. (I bet you have fun playing cricket now, Neville. Keep up the good work at school. Don't cut yourself with that pocket knife, will you?)
First Letter To Page Beckom... [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
First Letter To Page ? Beckom.. Dear Uncle, — This is my first .letter and my brother is writing it .for, me. : We like the 'Banner'^ Chiltlren 's Page very much. I am nine years old and my. birthday is on . January-'!-}; ?; 1 : am in the second class and drive thiv'c miles to school. I would like 'lialiv Joan' for a pen-name, please. ..it. . looks like rain to-day, but Dad doesn't.: want it to rain because the weeds giiow on the fallows quickly, _but wc ?. don't growl about it though. WouM you kindly send me a badge, please? I will .say ' ' cheerio. ' '— Y ours sin-, cerely, ' . JOAN DUNLOP. '(Welcome to the Page, Joan: I'm glad you like the Page so much. ? I have sent you a badge.' Don 't forgot to write often.)
Had 13 Inches Of Rain Boomi. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
Had 13 Inches Of Rain N Boomi. I Dear Uncle, — It is lovely and green , hel;e now. We haVe had 13 inches of i'ain in the last month,' arid it is sleeting rain to-day. Wejgyent to a ? send-off in Boomi last SaSffday night. We went up. in the back of our truck. There were eight- of us in the back; ' and 7~-addy and Uncle sat in front. Mummy and Aunty sat with us in «Uie back. Coming home we got hopelessly bogged. - It was raining very heavily, and we, were not too dry, when we. got out to push. M'other had a basin, Which I .put on my head^Ao keep it dry. I lost my shoe o i® in a Wig puddle-hole and it took me a long time to find it. My. uncle had; left his lorry up in the scrub, so the girls walked about three miles .to got it. At last we got it out, and went homo without' any more trouble. We crawlled into - bed at five o'clock. We have ?. throtv ????'? little kittens here now besides Jul' cats. Our grapes are lovely am; . ?*: ?:;- now, and my cousin Monu and 'i them every day. We ha...
Wild Chicory [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
| Wild Chicory ? Wild Chicory is- an ercct branching | blue flowered, perennial; weed, ? coin | mon in the. :tabloland districts- and or - [ the Western Slopes. - Vigorous growtl i is made in the spring, and .flowers ar i produced by January. The plants, seer r.prolifically, . and are propagated :? ant ['dispersed mainly .by this means'. V i - .-iOn cultivation land- -this pest , may - . be checked by a -variation- in -th; I cropping procedure. An- oat crop in troduced into ' the rotation . system is. very valuable. Tho oat crop should bf sown in autumn and may be fed, of! a few times and then allowed to make sufficient .'bulk for -either silage ,01 hay, which will 'be cut Before the chicory flowers. . Sheep should then bf grazed 011 the stubble to prevent; anj plants from seeding. : Tlie following season the -paddock may. be . similarly treated,' and' following that the chicory should be sufficiently well in hand tr allow the growing of -another crop. In the New England, district r...
A Billy Of Ice Cream Westby. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
A Billy Of Ice Cream Westby. Dear Uncle,— This is my first letter in the New Year. I wish you, aunty, the nineteen and all ' the -'Banner' cousins a Happy New Year. I must thank you for again awarding nib the honor , certificate. I did, not receive the words of the scng, 'Till tW? Lights of -/London Shint, Again,' or ' ' Curfew Shall Not Ring .: To-night,' '? but I have since got .the words of 'Till the Lights of London Shine Again' from- a school mate of mine. Dadj .Mum, Len and myself were down: to Victoria for Christmas at my grand mother's place, ai.d we had a very en joy'ablo tme. Granny got a billy of ice cream for Christmas and* we . en joyed it :very much' with fruit salad. We, also stayed in -Albury with -my other grand-parents. I nearly lived on ?ice cream while I was in Albury. I ?also had four teeth out and four filled. Lots of love. — From your niece, 'BANNER LASS.' (I enjoy ice cream, too, Betty. I wish I had been there for the' billy full! If any cousin should send in...
FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND (CONTINUED) Control of Weeds Cape Weed [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
[?] = (CONTINUED) ? | Control of Weeds I I (By K. G-. Carn, H.D.A., Weeds Officer, N.S.W. Department of Agriculture) I Cape Weed | This is a spreading herb with a | rosette of leaves, which are deeply i- cut, '.'and lioary on -the underside, ino flowers are yellow., and ^daisy-like; the seeds are . enveloped in . a - woolly covering. ? It belongs to the Daisy -family, re; p'utedv to ' be non-poisonous,- but the seeds arc covered: with fibre \nd they are jjicked up by grazing animals and may rform.' hair ' balls (phytobezoars) | in their stomachs, which may even E cause death. It is not^only a weed of J cultivated land,, but is', found also on f pasture -kind;, roads and headlands. I \Vhere ia^jjargists in a wheat crop it ^ often seriously affects - wheat yields. | ' Jt is .claimed for - this ; weed that it f lias a fodder value, 'but it takes the I iftaco of more: useful herbage. . ' From | tho dairy farmer's point of view; it- is | Il definitely detrimental in a pasture. ! being a ...
HOLBROOK [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
HOLBROOK At the annual meeting -of the Women's Auxiliary there was a large attendance of town and country mem bers. Mrs. A. Heriot, president, pre sided. The secretary's report showed that the activities of tho auxiliary had been varied and successful. Spe cial thanks were due to the president, Mrs. Bleasdale, Mrs, Webb, Miss McDonald and 'the returned soldiers. The treasurer's statement revealed a credit of £68/0/7. Donations during the year included: Subscriptions £ 4 12/6, R.S.S.I.L. £2/2/, I-Iolbrook and District Patriotic and War Fund £25, Clay Pigeon Club £11, 'Opportunity' shop and picture night £39/5/11, and Tip Toppers concert- £37/10/5. An amount of £48/18/10 had been paid out for canteen orders. The election of officers resulted: President, Mrs. A. | Heriot (re-elected) ; secretary,' Mrs. S._ I Duncan (re-elected); treasurer, Mrs?' iRini; assistant secretary; Mrs. Blcas I dale; vice-presidents, Mosdames D. Eoss and F. Webb; committee, Mes dames Morgafn, Straughair, Walker...
WATER SUPPLY AND OPENING OF COAL FIELDS DISCUSSED [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
WATER SUPPLY AND OPENING OF COAL FIELDS DISCUSSED OAKLANDS.— At a well at tended meeting of Oaklands Progress Association, presided over by the president (Mr. F-v W... Dixon), 'm?iny matters of vital interest to the township and immediate surrounding dis-i trict was discussed. — The main matters were relative to extending the water supply from the (Jrana-Lockliart scheme to Oaklands, using Oaklands as a ' transhipping point at the break of gauge for rail traffic from Melbourne to Sydney and vice versa, and the opening up. of tho aoal deposits. , ~ . (Tho association is of the opinion that the coal, of which there is an -. a; endless supply, is of excellent quality . is for household and factory purposes. The coal deposits are simply awaiting , | some enterprising connection to open .-. the field, and many t excellent markets - | should be easily found in the many. ? i towns adjacent to the field. J: A public meeting will bo held at | Oaklands on February 1, to which an invitation ha...
HENTY [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
HENTY A large gathering assembled , at the Memorial Hall, Cookardinia, on Thurs day night last to farewell Pte. Jack Phillips, son of, Mr. and -Mrs. J. B. Phillips. Mr.' Alister Ross, 'Wyana- .vah,' was chairman, and in present .ng Pte. Phillips with a walle't wished 'lim a safe and quick return. Other ;peakers were Messrs. J. Parnell and f. W. Sone. Pte. Phillips briefly re-, sponded. Supper 'was -served by . tlir ladies, followed by dancing and games. ? . . ? - . When school commenced last; Tues iay tho Grubbe'ri' school, . which had jeen closed for a number of years.. ,vas re-opened. The building has - been thoroughly renovated and willl be- in charge of Mr. Thomas, who comes from the Tullibigeal Public School. First-Class: Seaman ; .Kelvin . Duncan, jf Flinders Naval Base, Victoria, i: spending leave with his parents, Mi md Mrs. H. Duncan, Eoslcrs-parade. Kelvin lias passed all his examination.' for a first-class - seaman. Mr.' and Mrs. E. A. -Scliolz spent tht veek-end at AVest...
Farm Hand Kicked By Pony [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
Farm Hand Kicked By Pony HENTY. — Eltliam Carter, an- - em-:- . |: ployee of iCr. J. H. . Ship^kJ, -:.. of - i 'Fitzroy,' Henty, -was.Tdckeci^in :the . ? face by a pony while attempting, to | catch it last Frjday afternoon. Carter, - who was the -only person on the. 'place | — :Cr. and Mrs. Shipard and iam'ily be- ..,t | ing on holidays in Sydne3r'-— aocovored;: ;.;. -, . | sufficiently . to walk: to Mr. A/ : J. Ken;. ; 1 dall 's' house, . half a .mile. away. ;r.:'-'. 1 Mr. Kendall bi ought him, info j Henty, where : . examination -^iisviv.the :;^: doctor revealed severe lacera™ns o-i ' ' E the face and behind the ear ami ?- j several teeth knocked out. - ? j| Carter,, who was detained in a- pr]- - 1 | vate hospital at Henty for - obser.va-i .:. . ' tion, -is an enthusiastic smeml/ar of the 13 Culcairn. Light Horse Troop. - |
YERONG CREEK [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
YERONG CREEK Mr. and Mrs. Tlieo. Werner, -Yeoval;: : are the guests of Mrs. Werner's , par-.:-i- j onts, Mr. and Mrs. B F.' Galvin; '' Oak.k/ ,- Farm,' Yerong Creek. - ? ?.-'Dr. Jean Hutchings and Miss Eggle- . ston, Melbourne, are staying , at / ''Dalrye.' J Mr. and Mrfi. W. G. Elilers and : - - their sons, Norman and George; ^ 'arei v-' camping at Bright (V;). i i..They.''*wereW--.v accompanied by Mr. -Charlie Klimpscli; «v also camping are Mr. and Mrs. - W. McEone and iamily. ?. '. :? They-- are'/j-Aat.4V.''/. Talbingo. , ? 1 . Mr. .-and Mrs. J.1 O'Donoghue and - : Miss Katli O 'Donoghue are holidaying . t at Lome (V.). - ~ - | When, ho was repairing the ( - post': i- office, -Mr. V. Grooch, slipped- off ?j aS'r ladder and ? fractured a bone in both,: wrists. It will be some tiino 'before';' Mr. iGrooch is able to resume work, 'vr.' Mr. F. Howard's barn was ? the seeno of a largo gathering of well wishers who attended the coming of age jparty of Aircraftsman F. Pollock. Mr. W. L....