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WATER SUPPLY FOR STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 January 1914
WATER SUPPLY FOR STOCK. An old friend of our London corres pondent, the loading dairy! armor and breeder of Ayrshire cattle in tlio West of Scotland, writes to a local paper on this important subject which, ho says, receives too little attention from the stock owners: — So long as an animal will drink it, no water is considered too foul for horses or cows. Not only is this ne glect on the part of stock owners res ponsible for many cases of colio in hor ses, but many othor diseases also aro directly traceable to impuro water. Au unlimited supply of good, pure water is essential to the health of all animals used for farm purposes. Pools formed from surface drainage, where largo quantities of organic matter aro car ried into them, and wells or pools contiguous to farm yards or manure heaps aro specially to bo avoided. Water from good tanks or wolls, run ning streams, and properly construc ted pools is usually good, but too much care cannot bo taken in this matter. The qjmnbity of watei...
PRODUCE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 January 1914
PRODUCE REPORT. Gippsland and Northern Co-operative Selling Co Ltd. report : — Butter—Choicest llijd, good to prinie to 10 &lt;d, dairies to fid. Eggs—Ordinary 9id, new laid lO.ld Bacon—Prime light sides to "lid, hams to Is 2d. GRAIN. Wheat—Good to 3s 6d Oats—Milling Is lOd, best feed to Is 9d, medium Is 8d. Chaff—(hoice oaten £3 5s 6d, prime to £3 2s. Potatoes—Carmens to L4 10s, pink eyes £3 15s to £4. Onions -Globes £6 5s to £7 10s.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 January 1914
s iw? FERMAfcTGre5.Y CORES rty^Utida. Liv&lt;rr *cd Kiifvry Ti mjMm. Cartria OlcJtrtg Ia'.svu?) J® J££: iw^u O«v**o*a h-v 0. A. PALUSK, 413 FX.INUKj&a-juANA, ailSJLilcltJKNM. HIGH-CLASa SWEDISH SEPARA TORS available at prices HITHERTO UNKNOWN. Our introduction of the NEW MODEL "VEGA" Has dealt a death-blow to the Exorbitant Prices charged by our Competitors. MAKE NO MISTAKE! Tho Now Model "VEGA" is r.o roughly and cheaply constructed separ ator . It has no superior in quality, and in price there's nothing to approach it. WE ASK all intending buyers to verify these statements, and thus SAVE MONEY, which is none too plen tiful these times. PRICES • 12 Gal. £3 15 0 28 Gal. £7 0 0 55 Gal. £10 10 0 SO Gal. £15 15 0 Energetic Commission Agents wanted throughout Victoria. Splendid opportunity smart salesmen. Write to-day, Department "K.P.," Buckeye Harvester Co 44 to 52 FRANCIS ST., MELBOURNE
Women and the Church [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 January 1914
Women and the Church It is easy for a schoolmistress to lose her sense of humour aud propor tion and to acquire an exaggerated idea of lior own importance, as, wrapt 1 in her mantlo of authority, and seated j at her largo raised desk dominating rows of smaller ones, she wields des potic. sway over a kingdom of young people. She is indeed monarch of all she surveys. And in that small aloof world, which sets the limits to her life, it is easy for her to lose sight ol' that bigger world which most of her pupils will presently enter, somo few only passing into her own. It is easy for her to fall under the numb ing spell of the Machine, which has moulded her during the plastic years of. early youth into the pattern ap proved by those majestic bureaucrats, men and women, who control educa tion, and aro apt to think that to them alone wisdom and oleamess of vision are vouchsafed. It is easy for her to bo dazzled by tho glamour of red tapo and routine, for these clearly de line her path. Tn...
LAKESIDE VILLA DRAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 January 1914
LAKESIDE VILLA DRAMA. In defence .of liis act in shooting and killing a neighbor within a Gorman vil la, a middle-aged man recently told a story as strange as anything appearing in a criminal fiction. The dead man was Leo Schweyer, a well known Stuggart merchant. Schwe yer was shot at his residence by a man of independent means named Mackloy, jvlio owns a villa on the Neberlinger See, a branch of Lake Constance. Mackloy states that ho was on terms of intimate friendship with Soluvcyer, and was particularly attached to one of tho Iattcr's daughters, whom he, a bach elor of 50, had promised to mako his solo heir, Schweyer, who was alono in his villa, his family being in Stug gart, invited liini to drink with him a bottlo or two of wine, which lie noticed was of upusual potency. When a considerable quantity of this lieady li quor bad been consumed, the host in duced his guest, "by way of a joke," to write to dictation and sign a will leaving all his property to tho girl already mention...
Dairy Records [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 January 1914
Dairy Records J. A. ltuddick, Dairy and Conl Storage Commissioner, Ottawa, Can ada, writes:— "Unless tlio figures aro actually be fore ono, the variations in produotion found in the same herd seem almost incredible. For instance, in three 1 Ontario herds, the difference in yield between the host and the poorest cow runs actually at 8100, 9100 and 10,900 lbs of milk; the extremes in individual cows are 3090 and 17,015 lbs. f|jis proves that neither an occasional weighing or testing of a sample,> nor a hasty reckoning of a herd's,, average yield can possibly give any measure of justice citnor to the abundant 01 to tho eeonomioal producer, so thin, the knowledge requisite to building up a good herd has still to bo sought, lliat knowledge can be found in dairy re cords."—(Circular D. and C. S. No. 7.) An increase of GOO lbs of milk per annum or 2 lbs a day over a milking period of 300 days from eaoli of the cows in this Slate would yield over another half million pounds sterling to o...
Household Hints [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 January 1914
Household Hints To remove dust from ridges ou the door pauels, use a soft, dry nail brush. Tho Kitchen Table: If your kitchen tablo is not a good color, dip'a half a lemon in dry whiting and rub the table with this tlio way of the grain. Ijeavo for about fivo minutes, then scrub and well rinse, and you will be delighted with tho result. To Clean Stono Steps: Tho common method of cleaning them with liearth stono or caked whiting not only gives them a smeary appearance, but waslios oii' with a shower of rain. Tho fol !owing preparation not only looks bet r, but in tho lu tor. but in tho long run saves labor. Twieo a week is suliioient fcr whiten 'US, and tho remaining days washing of »' tho stops.—Tnko a gallon of water and color a deep blue with stono able, Bod in it lib of white size, dissolve J'b of whiting and three cakes ol pipe-clay and stir well. Wash the steps witli this solution in a light (jiiici: manner, and' finish with water in the usual way. A lady, whoso husband is an i...
Manners of the English [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 January 1914
Manners of the English Tho manners of the English are, ol courso, notoriously bad, -whether they live in the country or in tho town; but 1 do not tknik tnat any one class is worse than another. On tho whole, 1 am inclined to agreo with Mr. Ste phen Reynolds and with Mr. Chester ton, that tho poor are more ceremonial and courteous than tho rich. They are not, it is true, gifted with the gra ciousness of the Spaniard or the Bre ton peasant. English mechanics or labourers do not struggle with their bag of tools held in their hands, in order to take off their cap to their fellow-worker and to bid him "good morning," as one sees workmen do on tho Danish higliroad. Nor can they refuso a tip—a rare occurrence, I ad mit—with tho graoiousness of tho Erencli workmen who helped Steven son with his canoe on his Inland Voy age.—E. E. Green, in tho '\Millgate A FALSE Standard of Efficiency. .. ? . To take the Olympio Games seri ously—which is, whether we like or 110, the only way to take them—iB ...
ON GOLDEN WINGS. CHAPTER XIX (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 January 1914
ON GOLDEN WINGS. (By W. Howell Poole). CHAPTER XIX (Continued). Ho discovered Charley, first, stretched full length upon the ground, listJossiy Suffing away circular wreaths of smoke is ptdn resting on his hands, his el bows on the grass, his attention cent red on a Spanish gipsy, whoso face ffias so completely covered with h.air, aa to leave only his eyes, and tho extrcmety | of his noso visible. Before him were three of that gipsy's daughters playing paume. "I think I understand it now, ex claimed Charley, sipping his iced pine \hrough a barquilo; "let mo seo your daughters dance tjio bolero." "Bolero, senorl" exclaimed the Span iard, .pointing to a group of dancers on the opposite bank. "Xherel" "Y.es," answered Charley. "But I want one of those—-or—young ladies te show me, if they will." Sol ope . of tho young ladies thus ap: ostrophised rose, and throwing aside her schistera and ball, fell^ straightway into all tho graco and rapid movement which renders tho danoo so fascinating...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 January 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER (From our Special Correspondent.J" Something like an American inva sion has taken place in this oity. At tho theatres, most of the "turns" are' supplied hy people from that country; ragtime has taken possessison of the homes, and tho public places where mu sic is made; and tho millionaire-oon duoted basebali players have been loom ing large, not only as exponents of the gainu that is to the American what football is to tho Australian; bnt as the lions of social and civic circles". But like the motor racing that was recently similarly "boosted," baseball failed to arouse any enthusiasm, and if tho ob jct of bringing a big party of players who are said to receive annual " re tainers" running into many thousands of dollars, to this country, was, as al leged, simply to promote understanding, of and interest in tho game, the men behind the movement are due for a Jot of disappointment. Plenty of pecplo went to see the games on tho first day. Tliey were certainly rewarded ...
The Passing of the Poser [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 January 1914
The Passing of the Poser Tliero are no posers on the grand, scale now. Uur musicians have short hair and play golf. Authors cannot bo distinguished from ordinary men. Art students are abandoning their amazing clothes. Even poets have given up poetical looks, and instead of writing pretty fancies worry us with poems of the outspoken natural school. Music is in tweeds, Literature is in navy blue, and poetry is in a bowler hat. Apparently there is no chance of any return of affectation. The world becomes more natural every day, and eveiy hour some neglectod pose dies a natural death. There aro no startling and picturesque figures. The glittering Whistler was the fast or the artistic masters of pose, the last man willing to spend an hour before a looking-glass, tho last man—to uso his own word—who could bo called ■amazing." For now it is bad form to bo amazing, and everyone is ex pected to bo as insignificant as pos sible. Tho only affectation 1 ft is the ait'ectation of being natural. ...
Safes to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 January 1914
Safes to Come. The nexi stock sale at Boort vvil be beldon Friday, 30th hist. On iVediiesday next, Messrs Ed. Trencbard and. Co., and Thos. Mor row and Co., auctio eers in con junction, will conduct a clearing sale at Catumnal, when they will submit, - on bolialf!'.'of Mr A. W. McRorie, all his horses, sheep, cattle, mipl ments and household furniture for sale. Mr McRorie has disposed of his land, and every thing vrui i>e-sold. On February 13th, Messrs Ed. ' Treuchard end Co., Thos. Morrow aud-Co., and John Watson and Co., in conjunction, will offer for saler at the Terminus Hotel, 1042 acres of first-class laud at Boort, on be half of Mr W. Barclay; of Boort, who is giving up fanning. On Friday, 30th January, Messrs Mason Bros;, will offer for compe tition, at Boort, immediately after stock, sale, 150 acres of freehold, land at Yando, on account of Mr Fred Milne, who is leaving the dis-v trict. Oil February 18th, on the farm at Manual, Edward Trenchant and Co. will conduct an un...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 22 January 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS (By "Ambrosine.") A disquisition on colors, such as you will do well to keep for standard refer ence. Somo peoplo havo tlio artistio \ui"'' .cai1 tciJ color at a glanco. \\ hat I wish to emphasise is tho com bination of colors, also their associa tion. To simplify things I should start with tho primaries. These aro rod, yel low and bluo. Tho secondary colors i aro orange (rod combined with yellow), green (yellow combined with blue), vID lot (blue combined with red). Then there, aro tho grey colors—yollow groy (oraiiflfe combined with green), red grey (orange combined with violet), blue grey (violet combined witli groen). Each color has its complementary color, and when these two aro placed side by sido, each appears at its greatest brilliancy. Tho simplest' divisions of tho spcotrum show tho following throe pairs of oom plomentary colors—red and green, yel low and violet, blue and orange. A broader division gives the following pairs—red and bluish green, orange and...
ENSILAGE—THE FAVORITE FODDER. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
ENSILAGE—THE FAVORITE FODDER (By "Agriculturalist" in "New Zealand Dairyman.") That the feeding of oows is one o 1 the most important matters connected with dairying, no on© oan gainsay, liut of the many foods in general use, 1 will at present touch on only one—ensil age. No argument, to my mind, could ho adduced against the use ol ensilage, and any oonteution to justify the setting aside of fodder of Buch para mount importance would not hold ground in the face of practioal experi ence on tho dairy' farm. Ensilage contains no substance that would in any way tend to interfere fwith the organ isms of the cow, while, it oontains to little acid that its color is not objec tionable. It can bo made when hay cannot, and even this is an important point, espeoially in Southland and Tar anaki whero tho weather is so variable. It may not supersede hay-making, b u that is probably because of the variety of uses which tho colonial farmer puts hay to. Regarding the preparation or ensilage, I wish...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
A Bntaniral Marvel. Each little Pot is Slltd with "ertilised soil and contains (Jto iiedt thai grow vigorously In 48 bsQPO iJt« being ateted, throwing out tender green uhoots ana perple colored sprays In an unaxiogW short ;uae. Pot and sneer, aboat l}£ Inch high, 'securely pocked in carton with hill directions lot growing. One PUlo*e Plant complete to Seven Penco or Two for One Shilling or Si* for Half-a-Crowu. we pay postage anywhere. he Union Com >99 Elisabeth Su IJelbooron. Phoenix Blue Twill Worsted Suits The Perfection of Ready Tailored Clothes . . . THIS is the Biggest of All Clothing Values—the finerft of Blue Suits for 45/-. It gives you an extra good, all wool, Blue Twill Worried of fine appearance, colour-fait and long wearing, made up with all that perfection of style and workmanship which you would expect only at a much higher cost. In-fit, a carefully graded system of sizes ensures satis faction to men of all figures. Fox No. 4 Serge Suits (Read, to Weir) Suits, Size...
NEW PROCESS FOR PRESERVING MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
NEW PROCESS I'OR PRESERVING MILK. . To tha already known methods preserving milk another has been add ed by two Italian physioiaus. Their method is to preserve inilk by means of'an atmosphere of carbonic acid gas, uhder pressure. Tho milk remains 'unaltered for several days, both in its physical and chemical cnaraoters, and in' the biological constituents, the fer ments. . Some of the germs present are killed, while others liave their de- ' veloptnent arrested. By this method uncooked milk oan he kept for eight or.twelve days at a temperature of ' UL2 deg. to 14 deg. 0., while boiled "milk ' 13 preserved indefinitely. The gas is produced with little or no trouble. The inventors claim for this method a solution of the question oi infant feeding. Milk preserved m this manner ought certainly to be su perior to milk sterilised by heat, ow ing to the fact that milk can be kept by "this process for a considerable pe riod with all pathogenic germs absent, while its biochemical functions re...