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OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Rus icua.") For -the tenth time the nvrcHenta tives of rura Tindu.str.es haw go, to gether in annual confabulation. Tho past week's procoedmgH at .Mary borough in connexion wi h tlio Chamber of Agriculture's convention have had in them much thut is ot ; iii'tore»t. Whether i&lt;ae resolu'ions adopted at gatherings of tlio kind over produce any tangible result is largely a mu'ter .or speculation. Hut bo 'that,as it may, the 8lirr&lt;ng ot . the waters of debate is good-aliko I for those who' 'ako part, and those who 'thrmiglt'tlie medium of Uio press j reports,, .nssjujlato '4ome o? «.uc ideas j A point rnisjd oy tlio President in the cour.o of his opening address that I should l.o ni.'mvid lo sink hmno was j ins reference :&lt;> the pranicc wh.eh ! was ^ui.si'i v\ d amongsL farmers ami ; graziers of .sei;d.ng -their owes and ; owe lamls for *l.iughior, ami pointed out that uoih ng *»u. calamity co.'ll ivsiik from tlio toiu.nmmo I ^ue...
Feeding—Various Methods. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
feeding-Various tviethotis. "Hail tho breeding dona tii~* moutn," in a common saying in regard 10 iuw»s. Ano'.hcr s.iyaig is to tno ciuo* mat "lU.i and pk-tuy »s Wi« best method 01 feeding, i/utting tlw two sayings togetner, wo gather tua. ; in orucr 10 gut tho i;03i usu.ts liu-.i ou«* feathered menus, wo havo to food them with good loon ol a vared na ture, so as lo .suit t-hoir peculiar re quirements, and also 10 let them havo pkuty ol it. 1c is a l'aut thai if a number 01 uirds irom homo well-known plant wero divided »n.o two pens, ono pen bj;ng led prop.riy &HU wc!l, and ilio other "pen tod "just anyhow/.' a vastdeference, both in tho appearance 01 1110 birds and ais.) tho e^g *.*> 1 would be quickly apparent, Tlio lady wnoso bo- s laid eggs which she rock- i oncd cost 3d cafii wns'not \o bo pit* j iod, when alio admitted that boon as they stopped tay-ng sho stopped | lcodinjzl Wo now como to ilio question 01 ! whothor moist' niash or dry Red is tny I mort>tiu«tabio...
WOMAN PROPOSES. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
WOMAN PROPOSES. Will and Mary had been busy court ing for over two yoars, meeting every night in Hopo Street, Glasgow. About a fortnight ago, Will, in paring with his balorcd, made the usual remark: "I'll meet jo in Hopo-stroet to morrow nic-ht.. Mind and to punc tual." "'Deed, aye, Will, lad," replied Meg wi h a merry twinkle in her eye. "We' hao, met noo a lanj; time in Hopc streot, 'an I was thinkin' that it waf high time wo were nhiftjn1 oor trvsl in-placo a stroot farther alang. What wad yo say to Union-street t" . Will has taken the hint, and the in vitations are out.
Cohuna Agricultural Society ANNUAL MEETING. ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
Cohuna Agricultural.. Soc iety . .... i ANNUAL MKKTING. ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YHAR. The Column District Agricul tural Pastoral and Horticultural Society held their annual meeting nt Frnntz's Hall on Saturday nfter 110011. , ? PKIU.IMTXARY COtTSCll. MEETING. The afternoon's proceedings commenced with a nieetiusr of the Council, The president (Mr. A. E. Lester) took charge of a: fairly ; large gathering. The Hon. Sec retary (Mr. P. Kirby) having read the minutes, a number of gen business matter? were disposed of, iiicluding.n resolution on the mot ion of Mr. AV. E. Flanncry, "That the action of tlic oflicers in accepting the tender of ^3S 10s for pig and sheep pens; also for their purchase^ of some tables for £o 10s, be approvedofi." Accounts 'amounting' to ,£41 17s 9d were passed for payment, on tlie .motion of Mr. R. West. The question of; the. atf visibility of altering tlie' date of the forth coming, annual show, in order to avoid clashing" with: the. Bendigo and other country shows,...
BOOKS BOUND IN GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
BOOKS BOUND IN GOLD. On« thousand tour hmul.cd lomuh* i.i tho vnluo Hot upon a nugmiieeut jpecimeu of present drty 'ook l^nUiuR about to be son; o A e ;-u. Tno book in an i.'lammat.d nwuiugJ cript of sumo of Keat's poems :* M&lt;t has ji«; b.cn publiMiei atUr two y.n;. work. ' Tno poem* aro wnKcn mut i .u.nntod on vellum, ami d'u>tiau-u . uh original wator co.'ots, wh Io tno morocco cover is elaborately gold-too cd, inlaid wi«th over 4-100 micos of col ored leather, and sot witli over Iia preciotyi atones. Volumes in modern bindings which ..ill lor I'200 to £500 each are by », means uncommon. Nod long ago. io instance, a set of Dickons was pub lished in America, the price per v« l umo being 1*200, each b> ok l>ong bound in vellum and cloM'd in a cask ot of white silk and Ivathor. Ano her romarkablo work was Mr. Hubert's Homo HaneroU's lamous " lb»»&lt;k oi Wealth,^ tho edition oi wnielr was limited to -100 copies-loO at I'.MKt each. and the remainder a*, th'...
THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, July 10, 1914. THE ELMORE COHUNA RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
rut-: Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, July 10, 191-1. THK KI.MOKK COIIU.VA R.\U,\VAV. -The discussion over the naming of the stations on the Hlmbre-Co liuna line continues. During the past week a letter was received by Mr. Tunneclifte M.L.A. in* regard to the protests against the proposed nomenclature, stating that the mat-, ter had been referred to . the chief engineer to deal with. The Hunt lv Shire Council, at its meeting last week, resolved to ask the De partment fo give it an opportunity to select the names of stations sit uated in that Sliire. Should the Department agree to this course, a meeting will be held at Klmore to receive suggestions on the sub ject. One of the chief objections to the Departmental names is that they are inelegant aiul meaningless. Names, properly applied, should enshrine as xociatious. In ad dition, they should be musical and easily pronounced; as well as fairly sliort to write. What punishment can be too severe for the individual who invented -"\V00II...
HOW TO STRIKE SAFETY MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
HOW TO STRIKE SAFETY MATCHES. It i* n common thing with smoker* for thoir safety ma chboxes to r,ive out on 'h° striking side- before ull Oio matciics are used up. I.* il keep in mind just one thing »':i can always bo averted. Tho sale*y.*' i K iiij* part is very quick on iriK^.-r, un » i,eed> only a slight contain in.v.r^d &lt;\ n long j>cratch. Simp')*. . ''r ,'M* t?»;I of tho match quickly r». :iho»i ». (jti:. tor of an inch on the* rtoknji n.ifa^o IfTThis way Old .quU »o ««>y .1! &lt;ts be kept fresh' and . \v ' > .; ru -cratch of courso causos jir» .vaHi :» .sn'to before con net co*-*. art'i >h.« surfaco is actually b;m&lt; Somr safety matches will s r :i yu a wmdo;v pane
WHAT THE KING CAN DO. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
WHAT THE KING CAN DO. What arc tho King's powers, to which referenco is being made. Lo gn'ly, it not. actually, hey ore very largo. By his persona] fiat the King could disband tho army, sell any or nl! vesso'ls in tho navy, dismiss near ly ail members of tlie Civil Serviee, cic^'aTo war against any power, or make po co 01 hi? ovn in.t'.ntivo. Hv h's signaturo ail inmn'cs of pris ons &lt;onld bo released and fully pard oned. He cou'd raise any man, wo man or child to tho'peerage and-dis pose as ho thought lit of the sover eignity over anv colony or Dominion within tho Empire. All those things arc tho King's perogaMvo^. linst- and grea est of them is that the King can do no wrong.
TURNED THE TABLES [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
TURNED THE TABLES A young follow, clod in homespun, was otanaing near vho National lery in London, when lio won accented by half-a-dozon gentoely dressed moil with, "Just arrived in town?.' "Yes, and a great P!n«> it 1S> l0' pLiod tho young man from lh° country. "'Tib bo," said another. How is your mother?" ho inquired, bent sport with tho Yorkshireman. "Oh, eho'a pretty well,. bo replied "she's sent mo up hi business. "Ah, what Kind of businoss? con tinued a third. . * . . "Why," aaid 1lie man, flho wanted mo to look about for half a doaen ol .T° bjggw foo'r in London, and now 1 thinK I've got my eyes on them. Tho next moment tho Yorkshireman had iho pavement to himsolf.
NEWS SUMMMARY [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
NtWS SUM id AH f It is belioved that tho machinery of ilio coasting steamer, Jessio Darl ing has broken down. It -oft Port Pirio on Tuesday afternoon for Port Brough'-on, and has not bo:?n reported since. Mr T. Livingston, tho new Minis' er for Education! eta 03 that _no policy, 'had been adopted'by tho Dopartmen yot in respect to teaching boxing in tho Melbourne High School. There is a propjfia! brforo the dopartmen ». but nothing delinito hns boon dono in regard to it. Tho High Commissioner of Austra lia (Sr George Held) has been in the thick of tho speecli making in Lon don. Ho was in c.ipi -al oratorical foim, and scored easily in every com pany . No man luis been introduced to hi* audiences .'n words of higher compliment-amcng tlicso who paid "thorn being tho leadeis of "Mho land. Extension of tho Saturday half-holi day to all parts rf the State, genoral applicut'ou of the shop provisions of tho existing Law, registration of shops and amendment of tho industrial ap peal section...
COMMON KNOWLEDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
COMMON KNOWLEDGE. In a private sitting roora at o cer tain hotel sat a party of moirymakcrs, when tliero cam© ft knock &t ine dour ond on attendant announced. -Tho compliments of Mr. Blown,th. dramatic BUthor, who is in hq next rosni, and he says you'are making so much noise* ho cannot "woto. can't write, oh?" sa d one of the party! "Why, tell him every body who has «««n his ploy# knows that."
Motors and Farming. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
Motors and Farming. The following i» a quotation from a rccont publcation "Horso Truck and ' Tractor." epitomising tlio basis on 1 which -tlio tractor method of farming rest. Tho farmer who is o succeed to-day must run his form on n Jniuiness basin, Roductiou of operating cost when ob tainable without a reduction of offi- ! ciency is iho first thing that tho farm er should giro his Attention to. It means fanning at la'rgest profits. 1 For tho last fivo years tho leading I farm journals hhvo givon moro or less spaco -to educationall matter concern ing farm tractors. I Leading agricul tural colleges and agricultural engin eers, after complete; and oxhaus ive resoarch into tho economic side of tlio .tractor usago have proved without question that tho:salvation of tfyo farm and fHrmer'rests Qpon ijimo saving farm machinery. Tlioir deduotions aro not basod upon conjecture or generalities, but specific facts. ' When land was £5 an aero and when horses woro £10 a piocc, there was no urgent...
A HIDEOUS TRAFFIC. WORN-OUT ENGLISH HORSES CONVERTED INTO FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
A HIDEOUS TRAFFIC. WOKN-OBT JENGMSM HOIiSF.S CONVERTED INTO FOOD. Mr, Philip Gibbs, writing in th« "Graphic" tomo years ago, described tho via dolorosa of worn out English hoi sea on their woy to Belgian aiuf Dilrch s aughtcrhouscs, and ho made a strong appeal to Englishmen to etop this hideous -traffic, which is undoubt edly n lark stain on Britain's famo as a humane naion. Since then many othor appeals havo been niado for mercy for tho poor animals,-who, aftor years of faithful toil oo English high ways and in English fields, are sold for a fort- pounds, shipped off to foreign parts, in fair weather or foul, and after hcrfiblo sufferings aro killed and cjiivert-ul in"o butcher's meat for hu man consumption. But it is painful to know that in spito of Government action-which followed tho outburst ot popular indignation-lending to moro stringent inspection of exported ani mal«, the traffic* still oontjnues on a largo s.*ale, and that tl'o horrors of it are scarcely diminishod. Mr. Gi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
MOTOR CAR FOR HIRE ~ i Any Hour, Day or Niglit. W. Ej. Peverill, Private Address: COIIUNA IIOTKI.. Agent/or !?;tmons. For«l Cars, Peerless and 1'rvVisioii Mutor Cycles, Xeptmie Oils, MOTOR AND Cvcu-: Rkp.urs « A Specialty. Otitis, Separators and Sewing Machines repaired. AceesM»ru-s *u»cked. Tyres, Oils, etc. " Cooke Brothers, M A C O R X A . Agents for all descriptions of fitrm machinery. " IJeenit" horse :tsd cattle rug^. Send for cata logues. .lil:ick-ioiie Now Way Oil Engines. A r.STOXS' WIX MM 11,I.S. 'Apply. Cooke liros.. Marcorna, ["(^prices ami catalogues. I'lC.s.-Get the full value of your Rigs by selling in the open market ?where von meet compttitibn. I'igs " i^ceived at Marcorna for Uallnrat market, on the following dates : May 11th and 25th, June Sth and - ?_; 22nd, July 6th and 2uth. V COOKE I5ROS-, Agents, Marcorna. ; A. J. Redman, FAMILY BUTCHER, COHUNA. ? Ham, Ox Tongues, and Small .Oods of even- description always o^liand. . . Motto : Civility and strict atten .Hon-...
HEALTHY EXERCISE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
HEALTHY EXERCISE. An elderly gentleman had in hh lutor years bicome so penurious as to deny himself many of tho nccer itio* .of Jifo. A friend, who had sent him Bimo sacks of coal, called on him ono day shortly afterwards, and was sorry to mo ho old man sitting firoless in .the dopth of winter. "1 bopo ilie coals kept you warm?" sho began. "They have, indeed! thank you very inuch for thinking of"mo so kindly!" said ho. "But I am afraid hey are all gono now?" sho went on. "Oh, no-quito tho contrary! I have no*' burnod any of them. Whenever 1 feel cold, I carry a sack up and down tho stairs. The oxercise warms roe beautifully."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
Public Notices. C. H. M'LENNAN 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 the Dental Board of Victoria. I2EGS to inform the public of Coliuna and surrounding dis trict that he has resumed the prac tice of his profession, and that he can be consulted at Mr J. McKenzie King's residence, King Edward Street, Cohuna. Crown & Bridge Work a Specialty. A'isits Gunbower on the 1st and 3rd Monday (Sale Days) of each month. THE "MM" TEA ROOMS. - Main Street, COHUNA. - High-Class Confectionery. FRUITS, DRINKS, and AFTERNOON TEA. SUPPERS FOR .DANCERS Catered for. A. AND B. HALL. H. S. K. WARD. 24 to 38 SPENCER STREET MELBOURNE. GRAIN CHAFF & POTATO MERCHANT. Lucerne Specialist Manufacturer of " HA-WA " ? Oat Flakes and_ " CORN^BIRD _ Oatmeal. These 'are obtainable from all the leading Grocers in the States. James Carlyon, Saddle, Harness & Collar mak...
Canadian Dairying. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
Canadian Dairying. An unexpected aspect of Canad.'i dairying resources is presouted in t«..» jsi&t annuad report by ho Canadiav. i*ujry Commission, which calls atten tion to tho fact llmt whilo Canada is ?producing more" buitor,- sho- is-becom mg yearly a heavier importer of that staple. In 1912 she sent abroad 4255 lb., while sho imported 7,000,000 lb. Nearly all of those imports wero from Nc»n* Zc;&lt;imd, and Ihero is no iiim e'iiato likelihood of a reduction in the voluiuu ot' such imports. I-s is estimated that, Canadians aro using £8,000,000 worth more of dairy pro dueo than thoy did 10 years ago. In 1003, 'the Western* dairy provinces produced «boufc Ii00,000ll> of factory butter . Last year tho production exceeded -l,(X)0,000!b. Yet, while do mes ie refinements wero 500,000ib in 1003, alley wero 20,000,0001b in 1012. Tho hicixwod needs aro duo Ko a growing population, but in almost in creasing measuro lo tho increasing use of sweofc creaiu and ico cream. I...
Returns From Farms. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
Returns From Farms. A correspondent of iho "Live Stock Journal," England, fwrjJng m rot orenco to tho monetary ruUirnn from small farms, says: "i find that dur ing tlw lusu three yours, my huuuI farm of 45 acres has curried -the fol lowing head of s oek: Seventeen dairy cows, live two-year-olds, five yearimg.s, ti o weaning calves, two horses, ami two broeomg BOWS. In tho autumn winter grafting, hut vhis »s tho only wiiiti*.' '/lassing, bui this i» tho on'.y octas'on on winch I have kept shet'.j SJIICO 1010. My land m ail m grass, !«. iCi down about 25 years ago. ». do ?m breed all tho pigs 1 require, i.ut buy stores which are finished at about 20ft 6 por pig, as f hoy are wan tod. .My ensh receipts from this have been as follows: In 1911, £500 13/; in 1912, £527 6/1); m 1013, £(>51 5/1. In 1013 my retu n from tho sate i f milk was m excess of t./iat of previous years. 1 do not use calf neais but rear my calces on new milk m order thai they may not Iojo -their early llesh and go ...
Sun-Driven Machines. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
Sun-Driven Machines. "Tlio time* will cotno when Europe * inuBv stop her miil lor want of coal. J Upper Egypt then, with her never ceasing sun-iJowtr, will invite fcuo Eur opean mnnuiactmrer to remove h'.s machinery and ereot his mills on tno linn ground uslorig -the s-tto of tho al luviui plain of uio Nile, where an amount uf motivjo power may bo ob tained m.m.v tnucs greater unm that nmv o:nployed by ail 'ho mamuactur »?rs of Europe." With this quotation trom Knc-sson, Mr A. S. E. Acker iminn, tho secretary* of tho Society ol .Engineers, introduced a meeting of Jha-i institution in London Jnst month, luo iirst data oilicially laado pub 10 ! of ilio most rcci'iii^ attempts to har j nesjf the bun power. Mr. Ackennau : hus been engaged lor four years upon 'testa both .n An orica and Egypt »ot tho possibilities of a ho apparatus now in use. ~i'ho temperature of the sun, *aid Mr. Aekorinann inay bo estunauu at 0,000 dog. Centigrade* Of (ho .to'al quantity of radiation arriving at tho o...