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NEWS SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
NEWS SUMMARY. Large quantities of hares ami rabbits ar« being sent from Bookie daily to the metropolis./ For. tlm past nix wooks »o fewer tlian 7,000 pairs of rabbits and 200 hares have been consigned i'roni the Cosgrovo district, it in understood that the public ser vice commissioner of New Zealand in tends to appeal against the recent de cision o? the Chief Justice (Sir .Robert Stout) giving civil servants the right ol! appeal to the Public, Service Appeal Hoard in the matter of promotions. In connection with tho Federal Land Tax. lite total, number of taxpayers in the central and Victoria divisions for this year is aa compared with (5,115'' uir last year, and the total amount assessed Is £050,747, as against £004,400 With all the apparatus for a sucesa ful robbo^yj tluhv.es* ontor^d sforo of Robert; and Jaine^ Pirrioj- produce merchants, Exhibition street, Melbourne and attempted to force open a safe, but faiilng in their efforts, left the premises without securing anything. As t...
ATMOSPHERIC CONDENSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
ATMOSPHERIC CONDENSATION. The condensation of moisturo in the rjtmosphcro-i.e., tho initial step in tho formation of clouds, fog, rain, hail, and Baoxv-baa been explained for rnoro than n generation by tho prcsenco in the air of myriads of minuto (mostly ultra microscopic) ''dust" particles, each of which was supposed to serve as a cen tre of condensation. Tho well-known ; instrument invented by Aitken, in 1888, | in which, after a small measured vol ume of air has been cooled by expan ; sion, tho resulting droplets of wator arc inspected through a mioroscope and countcd, is know as the " dust-counter/' bocuuHc it has been assumed that the ; number of drops formed in this procoss j represents the number of particles of [ " dust'' in tho given volume of air. This idea is intrenched in tho very latest works on meteorology in the Eng lish language, though qualified by the admission that in u highly supersatu rated atmosphere, such as may be pro ! duced at will in a labatory but hardly ...
A New Grader. MR T. H. PETTIGROVE'S INVENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
A New Grader. MR T. H, I'HTTIGROVErS': IN VIvNTION. Mr. T. II. Pettigrove, the well known farmer :it McMillans, lifts obtained letters patent for a new grader, -.which lie claims is an im- ? mense improvement-oil all existing: ? impliments of that important kind.. And to .judge from the unstinted and emphatic testimonials which are flowing iti upon the -inventor from thoroughly practical and ? rep resentative men, this claim is not at. all exaggerated. ; Tlie trials: to which the machine lias been lately;.: subjected have been,: of the most - severe and exacting kind, and ;out\ of each and all it .lias come triumph antly. The new invention is the result of many year's experience with the crude and ineffective impliments that have hitherto . obtained, and is held to meet a great and urgent need. The specific advantage claimed by Mr. Pethgrove for his Spring Heaver Grader is its enor mously greater control over the earth it is levelling! This control is achieved by a combination, of m...
HEAVILY INSURED LIMBS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
HEAVILY INSURED LIMBS. The recent accident to Mine. Pavlova in New York, which was at first repor ted to bo somewhat serious, recalls the fact that, like Paderowski, whose fingers are iusured for a colossal ?um against injury, the charming dancer has a policy which protects her against loss from ac cidents to her limbs, and especially her feet and dainty toes, upon which her art and her income alike depend. It has not yet beeu learnt how far the present accident comes under the terms of this policy, although it ia understood that the disablement of either of the big toes, would menu payment of £6000, "and of- otic of the lessor toes £3000. This, however, is by no means an ex ceptional insurance. Nijiusky, who re cently appeared at tho l'alace, and Mile. Genee have iusured themselves for sevo ral thousand of pounds against acci dents which would prevent Them from dancing, while M. I)e Bicre, the famous illusionist, followed tho example of some well-knowu musicians and insured his lin...
PYRAMID ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
PYRAMID ASSOCIATION. Macorna went to Appin on, Saturday l:ist to meet the locals, who were playing on their own ground for the first time: the draw for the first round gave them no match at home. Appin has a very strong following, and they turned up in force. Macorna also took out a good number of supporters, the result being a large crowd of spectators,.who anticipated an inte resting game. All were greatly disappointed as it turned out to be one of the worst exhibitions of football ever seen in this part of the world. The only redeeming point about the scramble was the close finish. , Macorna were lucky to come out on top. The final scores were-Macorna, 5.8-38 points; Ap pin, 3.16-34 points. Pyramid, 8.4-52 points, beat Ke rang, 5.6-36 points, the match being played1 at Pyramid. To-morrow's matches are - Ap pin" v. Kerang at Appin ; Macorna v. Pyramid at Macorna. Pyramid have arranged for a special train to-morrow. Mncorim will &lt;lo like wise for the mntcli Mncorna v. Ke...
GYROSCOPE MOTOR-CAR. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
GYROSCOPE MOTOR-CAR. A motor-car with a full-size botlv, but only two wheels, has been constructed by n Birmingham iiriu from the designs of Dr. 1\ Schilowsky, ami has, it is understood, proved satisfactory in pre liminary trials on fchu road. The two wheels are placed in line as in an ordi nary bicycle, and the machine is kept upright by means of a gyroscopic device controlled by two pendulums, which, when the car inclines to one side or the other from the perpendicular, brings the gyroscopo into action to oppose the tendency to overturning. The inventor claims that a mono-track motor-car run ning under gyroscopic control can attain a given speed with a much less power ful engine, and with a lighter frame and body th.n would be needed for a four-wl ..d car ol' the same rating; that as i; requires only a very narrow it is particularly adapted for use in new and undeveloped countries; that tho smoothness of running is greatly increased; that the cost of manufacture can be reduced; am...
CORK PAVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
CORK PAVEMENTS. A now cork pavemont is favorably ro garded by tho municipal authorities in various cilice. It is noiseless to tlu> tread, but r.t the same time durable. Jt is ft variety of asphalt paving, in which cork is substituted for the sand ot' tho ordinary kind, preventing slip periness, and Mentioning to an oven greater gegrco tho vibrations from pass ing vehicles. Snow does not freeze to it, ami as it is non-absorbent its qualities aeeni much superior to those of wood pavements. Tt is said to "stand" on heavy grades on which the ordinary asphalt cannot be used at all, and still atlord a perfectly safo footing. i'or schools and hospitals it would seem to be the ideal pavement, especially for courtyards, playgrounds, and streets around the building. Kor these pur poses, tho noiseiessness and cleanliness of the new pavement give it a marked advantage.
Football. THE COHUNA—GUNBOWER ASSOCIATION. COHUNA V. GUNBOWER. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
Football. THE COHUNA- GUNBOWER ASSOCIATION. COHUNA V. GUNBOWER. The play of the Cohuna-Gun bower Association, improves with the progress of the season, whilst in terest increases visibly. The match Cohuna and Gunbower last Satur day was one of the most exciting ever played at Cohuna, and the attendance was the biggest ever seen here. There were fully 400 people looking on : yet the gate money is reported to have been scarcely more than ^4. The un derlying cause of,this special inter est was the uncertainty felt with regard to the issue. Gunbower was known to be bringing several mysterious "dark horses" into the field, and there was a fear amount ing almost to a panic,that the visitors had a reserve of forces that would prove;more than a match for their doughty opponents. ,The locals were, consequently worked up' to the highest pitch of energy and determination. Their .strength was affected by the absence of Splatt and I'etrie, whose places were ably filled however, by Harris and O'D...
THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, June 26, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
T1IK Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, June 2G, 1914. GORKY V WATKR COMMISSION -The date for tlio delivery by Mr. iiartold P.M. of his reserved decis-. ion in the noted apj»eal case ,of John Gorey, of Gannawarra. versus tlie Water Commission, lias not yet been fixed, but it is possible it may take place next week. t PlSmVICK. AXD EDWARDS.-This prominent linn of Kerang tailors notify that Mr. Edwards will visit Cohuna on Tuesday next (30th). andliavea full range of samples on i view.' ? 1 . . i DISBT-At the Cohuna Police Court 011 Tuesdav, before Mr. Iiar told P.M. and Mr. J. McK. King J.P., Sydney Ropers was proceeded against by J. McK. King for the recovery of £-\ 5S. , for goods sold and delivered. An order was given for the amount with 15s 6d costs. Fehring's Farm.- Fanners and investors are reminded of the sale ' of this valuable and desirable proper tv, which takes place at Cohuna on Tuesday next at 1^.30 p. m. An advertisement appears in an adjoin itiK column. A Fi.Aur.-ri',-A r...
COHUNA. V. HORTON. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
COHUNA. V. HORTOX. Stimulated by the example of their seniors, :i team of I-Iorton State sciiool pupils presented them selves on the Cohuna ground last Saturday, where they met a similar team drawn from the Cohuna State .School. The lads were attired in guernseys sporting the Cohuna and Wee Wee Rttj* colors respectively. After an hour's valorous banning at the ball the Cohuna team were declared the winners' by 4 goals 3 behiuds to 3 goals 4 behinds. Mr. I«en Hudson satisfactorily officiated as umpire. The effect of the con test was to unearth a young prodigy in the person of Master Krnest Garner, who really won the match for the Coliunaites,' and who pro mises to liecomc a champion of the art at no distant date.
BORDER V WEE WEE RUP. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
BORDER V WEE WEE.. RUP. Border went to Wee Wee Hup 011 Saturday with a weak team and paid *the penalty. Thc-JUorderer 11011-starters were Wilkinson and Gilmour. The locals had the best team they liave played this season, and fairly over-ran the opposition, right from the bounce. The Bor derers excelled at handball, where they were vastly superior to the home team. The final scores were -Wee Wee Rup, 14 goals, 11 pts, to 1 Koal 4 pts. All the Wee Wee Kup men did Kood work; but one man stood out above every other. This was Hire!. Other able players were H Hor ridiie. TIaw-ken, W. Southern, Win terbottom and 1". Wilson. Borders best men were Caine, Hammond and Mathers. Fielding umpired splendidly. Tlie home club shout ed suppers for the Border men-an act that was much appreciated.
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST^ (By "RuaticuB,") ."Agriculture is an art basod on science and capable of groat develop ment and expansion as the seientiiie principles on which it ig'based become more aud-more completely understood," says Mr, A, L. V. Itichardson, :M.A., Ji.Sc., Agricultural Superintendent for the .Department of Agriculturo, in an excellent articlo in the "Journal of Ag riculture. '' That embodies a hard fact that cannot bo too often or too ompbatically improflHod upon the men who hayo tho destinies of this country in their keeping-tho men who are de veloping its rural production. Mr Rich ardson points out: "The primary object of the scientific investigator of agricultural'problems is to discover tho principles or laws under lying1 agricultural phenomena in ordor : to^e^laSA' iitfd* "also "flritielpato"'fiif lb. practice. Tho inrostigator may pro ceed in tho elucidation of these i)ro!> lems either by observation or by ex periment. The use of' definitely plan lied) t:.. cfully ...
CULTIVATION OF CHARACTER. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
CULTIVATION OF CHARACTER. ; Whatever of dignity, whatever of strength, wo lmvo in us, will dignify and will maka strong tho labours of ; our hand';. whatever littleness degrade^ our spirit will lessen them and drag tfyom down. AVlnvtevcr noblo Arc in our hearts will tern also in our work; whatever purity, is ours will, ohaaten and: exalt it; for da wo are our work in; and what we sow in our lives that beyond a doubt, wo shall .J®*?* 'or Rood or for ill, in tho strenfctlianuiE or : defacing of whatever gifts liavo fallen to our lot. ?.
A GOOD REASON. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
A GOOD' BEASON. An English officer, whoso ship was stationed off tho coast of Ceylon, went for a day's shooting, accompanied by a native servant. Coining to a par ticularly inviting river, tho officer re ceived to have a bathe, and asked tho native to show him a place where there wero tfo alligators. The native took him to a pool closo to the estuary. Tho officer enjoyed his swim, and while drying himself asked tho native why there were never any alligators in that pool. "Because, 3ah,f replied the guide, "tlicy plenty 'fraid o£ shark!1' Tlie teacher was instructing the youngsters in natural history. "Can any/little boy or girl," said she, "tell mo^what an oyster 53?". "I know. Hiss Maryf I know? An oyster," i triumphantly announced Jimmy, "is a] fitfc boilt like ft out."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
MOTOR CAR FOR HIRE Any-Hour, Dnv or Night. ' W. E.1teverill, Private Address: -Cohuna HOTKL. Acsnt foi1 Famous FWil Cars. Peerless ;iod Precision Victor Cycles. Neptune Oils. MOTOR AKD CVCLK REPAIRS A Specialty. Gun** Separators au&lt;l SewingMachines repaired. Accessories stocked. Tyres, Oils, etc. S. F. Hyde For Up-to-date . . COACHPA1NTING, SIGN' WRITING. HOUSE DECORATING. AN» PAPER HANGING. Main Street, Cohuna. KSTtMAftiS C.1YUN. Large Stocks of Wallpapers on Hand. jjcjj- g. It. IIY1)1;. wishes to inform 5 the 'public of the district that he .. jMi taken 'ovi;r.",thi; .CoaclipamUns ' Mrp-irtiliei'it of' 'Hall's Cohnila Coach bniMimr Business, ami tliat all orilcrs en trusted to him will receive prompt ami ogrcful attention. Cooke Brothers, macorna. Aleuts for all descriptions of farm machinery, " lieenie " horse :utd cattle rugs. Send for cata logues. Blackstone New Way Oil Engines. ALSTONS' WINDMILLS. Apply, Cooke Bros., Marcorna, for prices and catalogues. PIGS.-Get th...
BEETROOT LEAVES AS F0DDER. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
BEETROOT LEAVES AS F0DDE3. Tlio process of drying the leaves of tlio sugar beet crop is being gradually evolved ui Germany on practical lines, and it ia estimated that when the pro o?ss becomes general it will represent an economy of something like £8,000,000 at present expended on other feeding stuffs. . According to experts, the value of the dried leaves is £3 to £3/10/ a ton, without taking into consideration the residual value of manure. As a fod der the dried leaves nrs eaten readily by cattle, and aro quite free from tho drawbacks arising from tho consump tion of largo quantities of tlio leaves in & fresh state.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
Pnblic Notices. COHUNA. , AGENT FOR' Mitchell and Co's Agricultural Machinery. Mutual Life and Citizens Insur ance Company. Allen Fire Insurance Co. DENTISTRY. A M'K King, , : -Recorded by theSentiaf Bo'ard Of' Victoria. " gEGS o inform the public of i Cohuna and surrounding dis trict that lie has resumed the prac tice of his profession, and that he can be consulted at Mr J. McKenzie King's residence, King Edward Streak Cohtir.a. Crown & Bridge Work a Specialty. Visits Gunbower on the 1st and ; 3rd Monday (Sale Days) of each j month. | THE "MELBA" TEA ROOMS. - Main Street, COHUNA. - ' High-Class Confectionery, FRUITS, DRINKS, and AFTERNOON TEA. SUPPERS FOR DANCBRS Catered for. A. AND B.HALL. R S. K. WARD. 24 to 38 SPENCER STREET MELBOURNE. I' GRAIN CHAFF & POTATO MERCHANT. Lucerne Specialist Manufacturer of."HA-WA" ; Oat Flakes and V CORN BIRD Oatmeal.- -These are- obtainable from all the leading: Grocers in the States. '??? James Carlson, Saddle, Harness & C...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS.! \ illy "Ainbrosju;/') All the new coats aiul costumes arc fashioned to show open-fronted collars anil low-cut vesta, winch prove so be coming to tho majority of wearers. The only drawback to this delightful fashion is that it tends to roughen and redden tho part of tho skin so exposed, leaving an ugly mark when evening dreis is worn. To remedy this a now preparation, introduced in the first place to whiten and soften tho hands, will be found invulnerable. This is made in tho form of scent, and a few drops rubbed iuto the skin night and morning does wonders in removing redness or roughness aud preserving tho natural whiteness of the skin. indeed, the little dressmaker of to day linds her hands full of work of this description just now, as a groat many women arc taking advantage of Fash ion's latitude in this direction, and in stead of buying expensive frocks are having their old ones unpicked and dyed, or cleaned anil covered with dra peries ot laco or ninon to me...
RECORD BY PARIS POLICE. SEARCHING THE WHOLE CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
RECORD BY PARIS POLICE. SKAIiUlIINd TIIE WHOLE CITY. An extraordinary record has just boon made by tho Paris police, which shows that at any rate in the French capital, a noodle may be sought in a haystack in the words of the proverb-with some chance of success. A little while ago a man named Guimard v)as mur dered in a train, and tho persons sus pected of the crime was thought to have refuge somewhere in Paris. The Pre fecture of -Police decided that a simul taneous search should be made of all the hotels snd lodging-houses in Paris for hini. Accordingly, one moring, at seven o'clock, telegrams were received at all the various polieo .stations order ing that the suspected man should be huutod for in the horols in their re spective districts. Less than two hours afterwards, nine o'clock, tho 13,26(5 hotois ami apartment-houses of Paris had been visited by the agents of the Jaw; and, although the suspect was not discovered, yet particulars of his where abouts were, and he was arreste...