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A DOLL-LIKE MENU. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 26 June 1914
A DOLL-LIKE MENU. Mi*.s Winifred Harper Cooley, natio nal president of the Associated Clubs of bo:m!i»tic Soienee (America) recent ly tried the experiment of feeding for a week on concentrated preparations. .She breakfasted on essences, lunched on powders and tabloids, whilo sho found her dinner in cubes and tubes. " . Having decided to* consider meats, vegetables, and sweets out of reach for the time being, sho sot about stocking her larder, as if eho wero thinking of a drug store iustead Of a pantry. She found all kinds of chom leallv prepared foods, beginning with pulverised soup and ending with des sert in capsules. Describing her mar keting l'or the experimental week, Miss L'oolev said it was like shopping for a doll's house. The week's provisions turned the scales at 2 lb. When inter viewed after the experiment, Miss . 'I have proved that taking one's meal* in about the ;vay a physician's proscription i* taken, regular doses of .1 given .size at given times, sustains lite, kee...
WOMAN IN DISGUISE. W[?]IP FOR MR. ASQUITH. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
S>OMAIt lit DISu ulS£. Willi' l'Oii .Mi!. AM/Ul'i'U. D^sguisa! m aitiie a siittrago to H'JIS Jil ?.!!& oi LvJJ.* inons. *>he had a riding wiup cou eeakd in aor fiieovu, sunt said tuut sue moaiu r.« give either ? jvlr. Ahquun or Mr Mckenna a good thrashing. Dils sed m a pnir 01 dark tuue trotters, and a dark ovoreoat, and a green 'lrUbv nat, the woman entered tuo approj;cn to St. ?V.ephon'f* UiiJi wan a laaj. companion. Jney wmo ask&lt;.u their business \>y tho pm.eemnn on unty a* they appioachod tho .ug uoor*, ami in nyly t-h&lt;y repji«.d */we nan* %o .me a nu-iiint-'r.' In avw'udt'MiiiM wi;h cusiom they iwr.> labowed to jm.ss, and they eroded ihe ! ilf.U, and sat uomi °U the rignt hand fs/dc bon.na tho JtttvsfJi JJu j«(a'/iiion oi the p«Uco was quickly I atiractvd however, and when a ijue.-i.on j was put to thw woman tho volj lom I iuine voico in which ^iio answered was sutticient; &hu had disclosed licr sex. .Tho poi.«e at oneo escorted...
INFLAMMATION OF THE LUNGS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
L/iiiihiA'i »0H OF Tf-iE LUNGS. Tills is u (i.^wUbu wii.oli i*\.qiiently oo eurs m iarm stock iu earJy wiiitoi*, par ticularly ia Uiisiiciieixa di»w\ecs. it is g-Jxierauy aecoptou chut nitectiou it, uuo to u gtnn wuieh in transmissible. One or iuo liiat symptoms is snivering, thou fovoriJiiuRss, labored breathing, . qu;ck«juuig of tno puis*-, by placing the oar to the chest a rustling s^uud can uo heard, ami ano memm-ants of tno nose b.o^uu; Kiark-u. Gunstipavioa is gemnatiy experienced, and uio tem perature may reach lOoaeg., or mono abuiit tno srventli day. JLho annual should bo kept ruggeu anu in a warm stall, where plenty oi water is available. Sponge the nostrils witn warm wator, apply frequently hot fo mentations to tno sides, and continue v«om day and night. If th-> bowels are not acting, g;vo injections of lin seed oil and warm water, or of warm >oapy water. G:VO small dos&lt;.s of 10 drops of iicoi.ito four times a day in the drinking water. If on tue third da...
A PERTINENT QUERY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
A I'EIITINUNT yUl'.RY. I 'I'llwro had boon n missionary fcer moii, mill colkotion at n ccrtain climch und a litlli) girl wlio accompanied her tfat'ic-r tlio sirvio »jemoil jeriiloxou and moJitativo. | When sho reached lioino slio nskoii her Mother whether tlio natives ot Africa, of whom tli.oy hod heard, wore any olothtjo* . "No," replied tlio mother, "tlicy don't." , . "Thon," ratortod tlio observant Toiinji lady, "what was the lib© of the .button that father G"v" t&lt;J t''° lection f"
FOOD INFLUENCE OF MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
FOOD INFLUENCE OF MILK. The milk of all tflnoacs of farm ani mal* o.ontaiiiH considerable proportions ot' albnmiuoidH, fata, and carbohydrates, aays a writer in a recent leaflet iasuod by tlio Jiounl of .Agriculture. Thcso. materials arc manufactured by tho ani mal from ingredienU of the body, which obviousiy must bu replaced by feeding il! the " condition'' oi the ammal is to bo maintained. The production., of milk lat and milk-sugar can be sustained by M«pp!yj»g oil and carbohydrates in tho tootj, l>ut only albuminoids will servo for the production of the albuminoids of tho niillt. Tho oiteet of food on tho yield and composition of milk do niauus notice. Up to a point, which variea greatly in uilierent animals of tne same cluna, any food givou in cxceaa ot* the minimum accessary for "juaiu ^tjjijy-uij'oJ' ^a; uuHaod^foi-1;j)}Jrji(uae3 ^f, milk'production.- . Whcu tuo^iood1 sup* ply ia steadily increased, ho'.vovcr, tne pjiat rei.firod to in readied sooner or ju,iur, beyond whic...
SATISFIED HIS HUNGER [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
SATISFIED HIS HUNGER Aro we to hold nigtirao revues una otfior forma of hustling entertainment rcapousib'.fl for tho following tragedy? A music hall artiste who u»«l to tour tho i>rovinco with a flock of per forming klucks found' managers no lunger filling to book hi* sodato hIiow. After ho had been resting .for tome pi mo 'ho recoived a telegram asking him to opou oa tho following Monday . at a yarioty thoatro in .tho North ot England. In reply ho wired-"H«- I grot cannot come, Uavo oaten tho » ducks." .
NEWS SUMMARY [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
tKUlS SUMMARY A now ijallco railway I mo, Rainbow to Ynapoot, was opened on Friday by tli.> Minister for U.nlways (Mr. Mne kimum). A torriblo liro lias occurred in Sa lom, U.S.A. In a track 2J miles long and half a mik> wide it swept ou of existence £4,000,000 worth of pro perty. News has readied Wellington tluu ho W.tMiiar, tlio fiist steamor belong ing to ike Gorman-Australian lino, loft Hamburg on Thursday for Now Zea land via Amsterdam, Hor first port of cnif in Now Zealand is Tho Bluff. S.ih -ctjn. nil/ she will call at Lyttel ton, Wo'lingion and Auckland. Horace Cramnumd, Wellington man ; av;cr of Cook and Son, lias boon i charged with tho embezzlement ot'_ £1135. C'ruinmond, who was brought buck from Sidney, was rcmauded on ! b.iil ot jL'oOO, and iwo suretuw ot |£-r.O uacli, till July. ! The aji omit received by tho Bondigo I City Co. iit.ii m rates for -the fortnight ended Ji.no 10 was £19,-133, *r an in* oi e. of 1'SMK) on tho amount received ilur.ng th - (orrcvspoiui...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST | (By "Itusticus. Tuero Is more cliaii a more lov-al or i:s net JiUHst in the survey )f the of Iho Gippsland a«il Nor Uu-rn Co-operative Soiling Company tor too past year, winch was presented ..t tho annual meeting of shareholder*, if li.is a healing upon rural develop ment. of all kinds and in nil locaiitios. 1'ho Chairman pointed out that tho net profit tor the year was shovvn as AXWH. th;> sum available being .£7l7th iio stated that the year had bvjen only .1 lair one lor dairymen. Th« produc tion during the spring months was good. bti* .January. February and March of this year were very dry month*, which brought, About a rapid deline in production for the latter hail of the export- season-the result being that although the totnJ produe titm of butter » xeeed'xl the previous j years it could not be called moio than a fair year. Prices on the vrho'e were wei! np to average. In the fir*t bait or Hie season the London market uas -,od, but owing to large accumu l...
AUSTRALIAN SHEEP HISTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
AUSTRALIAN SHEEP HISTORY. Tiio way in which tlio Merino ilocks wo.ro established in Australia was uomewlmt romantic. Tim Spanish Government- retained for boiuo iimo thy monopoly of Merino Kliocp, and tho sending of those animals outside of the kingdom %vns attended with severe penalties. But between 1705 and 1809 on soveral occasions exceptinoa were niado as a compliment to a neighboring king or government. Jn 17d-:5 tho Kieotor of Saxony was pre sented with a iloek, and in 177o soma animals from tho Spanish Hook of Count Negroitj weru given to tho Aus trians. The Saxon Hock was estab lished at- Lohmen and gradually hred to an exquisite fineness of wool, Tho Austrians placcd theirH at Hostitz and on d '.'or harre!-!ikc bodies. \ -Olhvv sent to Franco , ..?wero |-at lidmbouiJ^et^ I end bred /or largo frames mid' long" i WO,J. ; fibers again sent to Holland were ji.-trJy fv-e.vporlod to tile Capo of Good Mope, In 17.S7 and 1791 a fow Me rinos woro presented to King George of Kngl-aud ...
AVIATORS' ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
AVIATORS' ESCAPE. Wutorpiano No. 11, from tbs Ifcle of Grain, bound for F»'lixtowe. "when at a height of about COOft., side *hpm-&lt;i. 'and foil into tho M»a, two mil* fro»i shoru. Tho machine on btrikmg tho water turned ovor. Tho ooeupan*K wero strapped to thoir fcoatb, and cx puriuneod groftfc flifficulty iu releasing .themselves from their dhngcromi por tion. They succoedcd eventually, aim i managed to scramble 011 to the wrcok- I ago, from which a barge which hop- f pcmd to bo closo by "took them off- ' A motor lifobuat was despatched iroin Claeton, and took ihe aviator* frani tho barge. Tho waterplane, which was jcreatly .damaged, wuh .towetl by .tho Iioboat to tho butch, aud iiaulou aahoro. ______
HOW HE COULD TAKE IT. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
HOW HE COULD TA1CB IT. COUUKOI for tho prosecution Uud sub jected witness for tjio dofoaco to a searching cross-oxuraiuutioii, uj1 triumphantly with: "Ab you liavo ilntly contradicted all your earlier stalonientti, it would rp Sour that wo must accopt your evi tnoa 'oiun grano sail*.' " Witness for tho d«fenco gritmod. "Well, guv'itor," ho admitted, "y©r can take iti 'Com?, birdio, como,* if yor likes 5 but it's wot that bloko" (indicat ing counsel for tho defence), "told mo. tor s'y.M Thoii tlio usher had to call for si-, lenco in court. Tho toucher was instructing tho yoimgatora in natural history. "Can any little boy or girl,'' said she, "toll mo what an oyster .is?" "I know. Miss Maryl I know! An oyster," triumphantly announced Jimmy, "ia a iisU buijt like a nut."
MUST BE HYPNOTISED. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
MUST BK 1IYPN0TIBHD. Clihjilni". » convict'* col! "Remember, my friend, tho old quo tation: 'Stwno wall/t do not a prison ?ib, nor iron bora'a cog#'," CoaTmk- I'Wcll, X must ho hypno Ksoi than. Iftat't all." Natural fsa» consumed in tbo TJnitod States last yoar was equivalent t» 90.000,000 tons of coal. I Artesian welU aro gaining in favor in London b«oeuw> of tha expense at tached to the municipal water nerrioc. 'A safoty dorico to provenfc tho acci dental turning ou of gns in a sove baa been patented by a Ponnsylvanian in-. rctitor. Honolulu and Manila will be linked by wirelcw though 60QQ oilca apart.
SWAM HILL SETTLEMENT. REPORT OF MR. REFSHAUGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
SWAM HILL SETTLEMENT. liEl'OllT OF MU. RHFMiAlJUiv Mr. J. II. lloiHliaugo, principal 01 *Aw HuNarat Agricultural High .School, iinB furnished a report to vho Water Commission on his visit to the Swan Hill Irrigation Settlement. Uv> status that in Ms opinion if tho land were properly cultivated and judiciously wat t-red, liio returns from it would provo very r« munerauvo. Tho character of tho* .soil requires not only thorough ami o.irofui preparation, hut frequent til lage (luring tho growing period. Almost any kind of crop could ho successfully grown. latci'ino might not niako a good showing* in tho year, hut if iho land iron* carefully treated there v:oro no areas that were capable of pro ducing heavier outs. Maist^ did very wvJl in tho rich soils. The land was also suit/blo tor tho growing of almost all kinds of fruits, and particularly ot apples and pears. Dairying combined with pig-rearing should form the mam source of inconto to settlors. His ad vice summnristKl was:-]. Prep...
FORCING OR RETARDING. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
FORCING OR RETARDING. J JanvH K. Jiico, poultryman of the Cornell University Kxper.m^nv. Sin- I turn, issued i\ bulletin relative to the po.ssibdities of fevdmg oarly-h.ttched pulleta during tho summer by retarded or forced fowling, .says "Poultry llus- ] bandry." By retatdmg is meant tho idea that fecding'is nect^sary during tho late summer to check tho early tendency of luying, with tlio liopo ot getting a larger egg yield in tho early winter. By forced feeding is meant tho giv ing of a rich, stimulating mash to in duce ogg production. Concerning tho results ot his work, Mr. Kico has certain findings drawn from data which arc Mibmitted below: I 1. Forced pullets made a bettor profit than retarded pullet*. j 2. Forced pullets are ate K>ss foo;l per hen nt loss cost per hen than re- J larded pullet*. | t\. Forced pullets produced move eggs of n larger size, at le.ss cost per do/.eu than retarded pullet*. .I. Forced pullets produced morel eggs during earJy wuner than retarded , pu...
THE WISE WHEAT GROWER. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
THE WISE VJHEAT GROWER. There was u man in om* town, And ho was wondrous wise. Ko know that if ho wanted wheat Jlo'd have /to fertilise. "It's nitj'ogen that makes things ^roeiii" fcaid tins man of aofcive hrain; "And potash umlicH tho good, strong SU'llW, And phosphate plumps tho grain. But it's clearly wrong- to waste plant / iood (hi iv wet and soggy field ; I'll surelv Jiav© tor putm drains. Ji I'd niereaso the yield. A:;t| after L have drained tho land 1 must plough it. deep all over, And even then I'll not succeed Unless it will grow, clover. . Now, acid r»nils will not produeo ?A clover sod-, that's prime, So if 1 liuve u.sour soil, I'll have to put on hme. 'And. :ifti»r doing all thrso things, To* make success more sure, I'll try -my very hest to keep From wasting the manure. So T'll drain, and lime and cultivate, With all that that- implies; And, when I've done that thoroughly, t'll manure and fertilise/' "liottor j«arnuntt.
SO SIMPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
SO SlilPLJB. Profcssoi-"Somo of tlio grandest in ventions of tlio ago havo . lioen tlio r.-snlt of accidental discoveries. Young Lady--"I can roadily bche\o ifr. Why, 1 mailo nu important "to covory myself. and it was tho purest accident, too." . "I should much liko .to hoar it. "Why, X found that by keopmg a bottlo of ink handy, » fountain pou oan bo usod just tho same as any otlior pen-without any of tffio bother and mess of filling it."
SMOKING. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
SMOKING. An Englishman and a German woro , u-aTollmg logothor in a smoking coin- i imrtment and ltho lattor did all in his powor to draw his companion into conversation, but all of 110 avail. At ono moment lie would, with ox trenio politeness apologiso for drawing tho attention of tho Englishman t'o tho facfc thiw> tbo ash of his cigar had i fallen on Ins waistcoat, or a Bparic was dangerously near hie tie. After many such interruptions, trio Briton OKcaimcd:- " , "Why in tho namo of all tlmts li\ ing, can't you loavo mo alone. Your , cont tail has bcon smouldorniR for tho last fivo minutes, but I didn t uotlior you about it,'"
CLEVER NOVEL IDEAS. COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
CLEVER NOVEL IBEAS. C''..'MiiU.NWKAIVl'JI PA'J'KNTS. Applications tor grant of letters pa lent have been lodged on bohiut &lt;>* tho following l>y Messrs. G. G. Turri »t Co., Patent Attorneys iV>. 1 or Australia,, of tho RiaUo, Mi) Uoj 1. : . ytsvu-, Melbourne. Messr.*. \\ right, Landlord *n« , Wnias, for an invention ior preventing | railway collisions. '1 ho two former i am tho inventors, and Mr. Weiss ; part assignee, nil from Western Au» , tralia* Thoy have como to Melbourne i with the intention of making n good I model, and submitting it to tho l'ai wav authorities. Their construction provides that if tho trains arrive at what ijj arranged to bo any one section of a railway track--whatever its length -thou a boll or aigtia] will immedntoij ; be ffivtiV; in tho cab ,&lt;«£ each \ bo ?thevtr a ooilisioir bocotrif^ ,r.ir>C'VtD«'v 'j aft ample time lor attention w such \ bell is given. Various other c-m- j tingenoioa are pw>vjded 'or. It Ivu admitted ...
AN BYE TO BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 3 July 1914
AN BYE TO BUSINESS. "Ira going to e;IY» you bixk y#ur «nj;#gemo»t ring," she said, "I 'lore another." "Will yon Rtre me his namo »nd lid drees?" heenquired *8 lio took the rins. _ ' ''His- address?'-' ^!ie ^exclaimed Hi ratpriss, "Wlmt aro you going to do. Kill feimP" - . - i ? "Ko indeed." woo the roply. "I want to fell him this ring.", .