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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
^K@f TIip clearing-oHt sale of ifrs. K^ii^ O'N«51'f hqus^iold furniture, etc., |||||S| ha's been .uoBtubued. a^^B^ ^vi^k W.'a^aer, otSopne,;N.iS.W., MH»*!$5feS1$[i?P? #ffMKl?w Sfettlana some B|^^SfMj|.«gBrAnajoWini'to the' continued 'Wet ^^^^^b*^$cm!lai-itear/a.. ^e.ry llsevow ? ooW. ^^^^ffle^tttywg-mft: the.v1' Boyal ij^'in BS^^Sy5»ellington,, ,a; friend advised me to try R^^PaCli^iielrJain'sCptigTifleniedy. TbisadvieV k^t^-^asfpTlbwsa, flatter .1 had laien a few ^^^S«OBC«;wi8 Completely cured. I can eon ^&jP^'fideatlyiaeoommend. Chamberlaiu's Cough ^^VX^ 'Beinody to anyone suffering from throat or §pgfJ-%g lung troubles.1' For sale by C. H. Piokurd, ^a^5^ Pwton and Tliirlmevc— ^id\t.) ^^^.^ Erinting of flll kinds done promptly RSA^j ^n il -workiuaiilifce'iiiauiier nt Syujiey Wt:- For- Sale. * Bk»»' ????'? '' ?— ? IfVif P^5115 '?? Planter's BViend ' tew-d, glf1 -.-i f^ «s shillings per bnshel by thobag, j^ra U delivered in I'icloii. — C. J. ARNOLD, lll^vTRastorback. K^-'i^ ...
Farmyard Manure and Fertility. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
Farmyard Manure and Fertility. During the recent European Interna tional Agricultural Congress, Professor Stoklosa read an interesting paper on the subject of Farm Manure and Fer tility. He reported the results of a large number of experiments made by him with the special object of ascer taining the important part played by bacteria Jn farm-yard manure. He con «ldered that the application of 40 tons manure, calculated as dry substance, v was equivalent to inoculating the soil with about half a ton of bacteria. Ac-' ~.-#M1*Atni» sV*k Vila Umtritliwiil a._ 4-1. _ ? A_*\laaA Uon of bacteria we greatl.- Increased by the farm-yard manure, and, as a con sequence, the temperature of the soil '? was ralBed correspondingly. Experiments he .-e also clearly demon [ atrated that the.converslon of insoluble With soluble or available phosphoric acid proceeds with much -greater energy In a : Boll dressed with farm-;-ard manure; . . but If the manure' has been first steri lised this action doe's no...
HILL, CLARK & Co's REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
HILL, CLARK & Co's. REPORT. i'f . Hill, Olai-1: and Co report as ?I follows, underrate of December 7: | Tallow. — Snpplies were moderate, '% ' and a very mucli better toue pre | vailed. Competition showed an | improvement, and values were 10s I to 15s better. ' Good clearance wen1 d effected. : ;i Hides. — Catalogues were small. | We found the market weabor, thie | being most noticeable in the case of % light weights, prices buing fd to jd |. down. Competition was slack, ox *| cepting for 'primu condilioneO lots. | . Sheep SKiNs.-^The market was I practically uriciiangttl for f tall fc woolled- skins.- Pelta were again W weaker, sales made being £d to h\ 1 per 1b. lower. m*£C 'MABBDPiAr.s^ — Suppling were about jp-'v the usual size, Gnyand rud kunga |::* rno ujeta -hiM iinarkei ; hIso walla M 'lifts, which sol -T at rod need prices. g. Bears remain unaltered. | Rabbit Skies — The market was |f po'rly Hupplfcti, and the news of ;| Loii'l'iii sides depressed the niarket. | Va!...
Commercial News. CAMDEN STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
Commercial News. '( CAMDEX STOCK .SALL1 »... . .W. Jj..ikin, duiionwi, icpoils Bfv; under date of December 10 :— ^ $£.-?' 45 head of niixed cattle were yarded for if.-', above to-day. There was only a fairatten fa:-'~ donee of buyers, bidding was dull and prices i* - , for all olftSBes of stock showed a deoline on W J ylast week. Tiie want of rain is very scrious '%??''' % effecting the district and the present is %??* certainly the moBt critical tiniu known .by %}' the oldest residents.- . ©1 Fat bullocks, £5 16s. to £7 4s. i3n '? Fat oo'ws, £5 Is. to £7 2s. ijf Fat heifers, £5 3s. to £6 4s. r^ Backward springers to £3 10s. ??',: Store oowe, £2 to £2 4s. f; Poddy heifers to £1 Is. iff j ' Draught horses to £15. £.1 Hacks to £13 15s. %l Vealers, 4r. to £1 7s. - -ft Porkers to £1 Ssi ' ?'3 Suckers, 5s. to 7s. |R-' Store pigs to Us. 6d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
[?] The LONE HAND. THE AUSTRALIAN HAOAZINE. An expression of patriotism with out party feeling. Of romance and sentiment without pessimism. Of art and letters without preju dice. The BEST SHILLINGS* , WORTH IK THE WORLD. ! Subscribe direct to the office, or to your nearest news agent. OFFICE: 214 George St., Sydney. N.8.W. 1 OPPOSITE CENTRAL RAILWAY STATION. The GRAND HOTEL, . ';. Virst-cltas acci-Mmo6im6ti. ^crint :*.?'.' moderate; Krery convenience (tor cona Visitora. One trial will suffice. '? WINES & SPIRITS of the BIST BRANDS RICHARD OAUT, PROPRIETOR. 6R16KET! ! ! TRUMPER & CARTER AUSTRALIAN XI. For next season's CRICKET GOODS, Practice B&tf 6/6. Match „ 8'6, 10 8, ISO. ,, Bills 4/3. RELY ON EXPERTS at 124 MARKET ST.. SYDNEY. ? GROSVENOR HOTEL. CHURCH HILL, SVONEV. ' Unrivalled accommodation. Every con venience for visitors. Close to Circu lar Quay and trams. Moderate I tariff. Rooms separately and - meals paid (or as required. 0. W. M. CHATEAU. Manager....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
i ^ i-eiital Surgeon .??.-?? . of 181 Mncquarie Street, City, may . be consulted nt his miidince 'Linden' ? . next door to the Protestant Hall, ?'-..- *-.' . .'? Menaugle Street, Picixm. .Perfect in every way to mtiiusnra. Vjt. (. unfort, eingiincu. nlyle, wear. Huudsome new *e.isonb hutting* mid no ism ings. A givut variety of fancy ve.si.ings. . FRANK STOTT, PRACTICAL TAItOll, AHGYLE-STRKET, right opposite Mt-DevSttV^ote]/ : J
THE CHURCH CONGRESS. ITS PRESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
j THE CHURCH CONGRESS. :: rrs puesident. lilke coa-llver oil anrl . cavSnre an 'Anglican bishop is an acquired taste. Sartorial blots upon the face of nature, they start upon their arduous career rheavUy handicapped. Mr Goorge Du : Maurler once told me that his favorite 'studies for 'Punch' were bishops and I footmen, because each were possessed cf shapely calves. To many people who possess a wide knowledge of them their chief attribtite's are bad tempers, suarp tongues, and unrivalled capacity foe hard work and milk puddings, aud tlielr lfves are spent In the constant pursuit tit trio mllrl nnrl wlrv rnrnte. Nevertheless, when all Is said and done, an Anglican bishop is neither to be lightly set aside nor ruthlessly swept away, aud as a rule their devotion to the Establishment is only equalled by their untiring energy and self-sacrifice. Rut there are bishops and bishops, and Dr. Sheepshanks, who presides at the congress which opens to-day In Great Yarmbouth, is, perhaps, though bu...
MADMAN IN A LINER. COWED BY A DOCTOR'S COOLNESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
1 w»n*»n IN A LINER. mww.nWADOCTOB'6 COOLNESS ' Dr BTench, the surgeon of the AlajeiB:: Uc, -.which arrived nere to-day, cowed/. ; ;;? reports the *3)auy Mall' of 8cptea*c,3 26fli, aJnonlae Btoker who was fliw^ln,^; ..;. ^4)p1he^S»nd- -day'oat~?JS®^P-^fe!;-V &f? ainpton -a tall, red-heafl^^HsWOTnT-f-'*' named Patrick Sheehan, %KpM&(l 'jieen drinking heavily, became siuadenly de lirious, screaming uic » uuiuac, tie rushed to the upper ttedt, causing a panic among the passengers, Jrat after -a few moments he became qniet, and followed Dr French to his surgery. Ar rived there, tbe madman elnmtned and locked tbe door, ana, seizing a huge knife, bade Dr ftench prepare for In- :?; stant death. Dr French merely took out iifs tobacco ? ??? pouch, and, fixing the lunatic -with his %?? eyes, began rolling a cigarette. The ?.-, ???' ?? lunatic appeared puzzled and paused. Then, knife to hand, he began to rave again. Outside the cabin stood Captain .: ? Hays, Purser JSdwards, an...
ROOSEVELT'S IDEAS. DOES HE WANT WAR? JAPAN AND AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
ROOSEVELT'S IDEAS. DOES HE WANT WAR? JAPAN AND AMERICA. The correspondent of the 'Dally Mall' wrote from New Tork on SOth Septem ber:— The friendly reception ocoorded In Japan to Mi TaCt, Secretary for War, Instead of reassuring the American press, has filled It afresh with sinister forebodings of belligerent complications. iBver since the Administration resolved to despatch the fleet to the Paclnc, writers, both in newspapers and In ma 5-uiliit«| J ISA T v. p« uviimiii-.u ilia b uuuiivi ui later e fight between America and Japan for the mastery of the Pacific 1b Inevi table. Repeated affirmations to the contrary -by Viscount Aokl, the Japanese Ambas sador at Washington, and eminent mem bers of the Cabinet tailed to quiet these alarums, which have been sounded with redoubled vigor the moment that any statesman raised his voice in depreca tion of a Jingo campaign. Thus Mr Taft's declaration to the Ja panese thathe is net only Minister of 'War but also minister of peace evokes an extr...
LOST IN MID-AIR. POLAR AERONAUTS' ESCAPE. TOLD BY ONE OF THEM. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
LOST IN MIDAIR polah: aeronauts* tscAPa ?;'??'? TOLD BY ONE OK THEM. Mr Melvin Varilraan, chief »r.ptneer t» the Wellman Polar expedition, and one of the three men in board the airs', ii» America in her attempt to sail lo the Pole on 2nd September,. arrived In Lon don 20th September. * 'We knew,' he said in on interview with a Reutcr representative, 'that W9 ought to start from our base it S51U bergen Pole-wards betwexi '.Klh July and 20th August * On 19th August vse were ready to go at a few -r.tnuios/ notice. Mr - Wellman, Mr Riesenberg, and -nys-Jlt had even written our farewell lette s. We were only waiting lor the. *!nd to abate. 'At last, on the evening of 1s!t Septem ber, the wind fell. Before we retired for the night a fresh stock of eandt.ches -was put Into the little tahin ot -hc air ship, and hot coffee and mnt r-euara.il In cans. In readi-]°ee fur our Urn meal Jn the air. Early next Tiorn'ns every man went to bis post, a filial tr'al ot the motors was made, and tbe Ameri...
MORMONS IN ENGLAND. ENFIELD'S DEVOUT LITTLE COMMUNITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
MORMONS IN 1BNGIAND. ENFIELD'S DEVOUT HTTLE COMMUNITY. ? Enfleld has discovered the existence of n ' flourishing . little Mormon com munity In Its midst through police court proceedings on Monday, 16th Septem I her, when tbe wife of a member of the 'Church of Latter-Day Saints' sum moned one of tbe elders for assault. It appears that the Mormons of En fleld meet regularly at the bouse of Mr William Henry Colemon. 87, Mothering ham road, Bush Hill Park, where a Sunday scnooi is aiso ueta, at wuicn Mr Henry George Dodman, a sergeant In tbe Metropolitan Police, plays the harmonium. Mrs Dodman, who belongs \ to the Church of England, disapproved of her husband attending Mr Ooleman's house, nnd when she went to protest ; she was ejected by Mr Coleman, who at the police court was fined 12. and costs for assault. Sergeant Dodman Is sot the only Mor mon policeman who lives tn the Enficld district One of the elders of the church is Constable HllUer, who is also at tached to the Metropolitan ...
BREAKFAST TABLE REVENGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
BREAKFAST TABLE REVENGE. . Breakfast Is an excellent meal to jsvulch to Invite one's enemies. There would be a certain wild Joy In dragging one's best-bated friends out of their comfortnble beds at unearthly hours «f the morning, and then providing them with a 'good, honest, wholesome, hungry breakfast,' which they probably could not eat.— 'Gentlewoman.'
LONDON POLICE. CONSTABLES ARRESTED. CHARGED WITH BURGLARY. FOUND WITH JEMMY AND SKELETON KEYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
LONDON POLICE. CONSTABLES ARRESTED. CHARGED WfTH BDRGLAHT. FOUND WITH JEMMY AND SKELETON KEYS. Two constables stationed at the Vic toria Dock, named Robert Gordon and William Cousins, were remanded at West Ham on Saturday, September 28th, ball being refused. They were -charged with breaking into the Greit Northern Railway Company's warehouse with- In- . tent to commit a felony; with having bnusebreaklng irnotementg In their pos leTteion at^Ught; fflSil with .stealing and receiving a quantity «f passengers' «f fectis, valuedat UUa. Inspector Young, ot tSe Dock police, elated * that at midnight on September 26th be heard voices In the warehouse, and then the prisoners came out. The witness asked Gordon what business he had there, and he said, 'This is what 1 get for doing my duty.' Other officers came up, and the witness took the ac- 1 cuseri Into the warehouse. j Asked If he had anything In his pos- j session that did not belong to him, Cousins said 'No,' but on being searched a Jemm...
THE DAIRY BULL. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
THE DAISY BDIJL ^/The.selejsBpn of: ,a^ dairy bull \Js.» must have -^ ipkers^f-^:^^o^^!toj«ro*#-pie' herd. 'The 'trouble is that jw cannot teU what kind of daughters a bull 1» going to'prodiice till he has produced a number, and they have given milk tor a number of years. The' heifer in her first milking period does not show what is in her. The dairy bull can be selected Intel ligently only If one knows something of the ancestry from a mllk-produclng standpoint The great trouble about purchasing such a bull is the lack ot re cords of performances of the female re latives of the average bull. The dairy herds of the country have not received as much attention as have the beef herds as to keeping records of perform ances. The result is that If a man goes out to buy a bull he has to take him either on his conformation or on the tradition of the performance of his dam. Yet there is no doubt that we have In the midst of us bulls with great power to produce cows ot large milk-making capaci...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
|NEWt)lS00V£fiYl MISS ROSS dcsireR io inform inhabitants of Pfc1pif4§d-fiM.i3nu|iding . dfptrict that flie^%REW|WTON^ M INVOICING (BilXTNtf) MACHINE I lias nbwlieeii 'installed and is tibiug. j tanglit-at ??'? Argyle ' School, ' ' I ' Every altenjtion given to wSudents. Terms Moderate. .V MISS ROSS,. , ... j\£ ? _;_'_; _ FiCt0'- A. M. P. Society. §K6URE a Policy in «-h« Leading \ , ami; M*-£t Lilipraj. Society jn . lifralasia.s S Full? |iartiqalai*r 'tm ?:? application '' to fa. JiARKHAM MILLS, District Representative, ' Oiere,' Sister's Cresc-sit, Druin '''T'' s-vt1''-v- . g a -yy%r HE IjiWrs prepare pupils for musical examinations, practical and theoretical, piano,) orjran, and - singing. *J- s «'i ? ? , - \ '? ?'? ''- ' ;?'' L' J Private lessbus given in painting, oils, wttlM.fiolW,* P^JftWn,.?'?iiS' i-M^^**&W'\, .bmiumu Also fancy needlework (ncw&t 'fl&tgiis) innladihg point lace, ribbon . . |^a^Jslftfc^f|)^ttft^.-?-rite.- poWi/ j 5toqntMelleck,,fiiiadp\y...
LIGHTING CHAIN-MENDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
XJGHTNING CHAIN-MENDEB. Wrap a piece of wire round a smooth stick, pipe or bar, which is a li'.Me larger in diameter than the links of the chain to be repaired. This will give you a spiral coll. Then hold the links of the chain which are to be Joined together and twist the coil into them until as full as desired. As all the strands of his wire coil are the same size It Till be found to hold as well as a welded link. The lUusfepitlon shows the method of procedure very clearly. — 'Prairie Farmer.' ;
BRACE FOR CORNER FENCE POST. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 11 December 1907
BRACE FOR CORNER FENCE POST. Set the corner post Into the ground 1% yard and the second post one yard. They must be thoroughly pounded,, be ing careful that this is done espeolally well at the bottom of the hole, because the life of your fence depends to a great extent on this. The posts should be about i feet apart and stayed at the top between the first and second wires with a piece of wood; D, the points of which at either end ire let into the posts about 1 inch. Pass a double galvanised wire through a lice bored in the top oC B, to the hardwood log C, which is burled a yard beneath the surface. Or a Dutchman's anchor might be used, bringing one point above the ground to which the ends of tl-e wire may be fastened. -Any piece of hardwood would do for this. After the top wire of the fence is on, beford it is drawn up, twist the bracing wires tight and see that there !s an equal strain on both ends of the wire.— ??'Prairie Farmer.'