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SEASONABLE HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 6 March 1908
SEASONABLE; HINTS. .Tho prlco of eggs. for., the next four months will bo high, and poultry keep ore should -pay close attention to their early hatched pullets,, feeding them liberally to induce laying; Regularity In the, matter of feeding poultry Is one of tho main requirements In egg-production. The meals should bs given at the same Jibur of each day, and the diet should bo of sufficient quantity to ensure' every fowl .having just ns much ns It neOds. . Overfeeding hinders o£g production instead of holping it. The present is a very suitable time for making all necessary ropairs to tho fowl houses and runs. All buildings should receive a thorough overhauling, so as to have everything In readiness for the comii\g season. A few palings and n pound of nails will, if used now, save much trouble and expense later on. Never waste your money on tho pur chase of Inferior stock. It ts better to givo a , fair price for a trio of suitable breeding birds than to spend .tho same, amount of mone...
PROGRESS IN 1907. Some Official Facts and Figures. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 6 March 1908
PROGRESS IN 1007. ? .jidme Official Facts1 and Figures. i Aotb and statistics aro now available wilirili mnlco it possible to review tlio progress of Now South A^ales, and in sohno monsnro tiro progress of Australia, d]tring tUo year 1907. ^ Although in 1 some rospccts, notably in connection With wheat and wool, there has beenti , measure of retar'dation, tho picturo is. \ oh* tho whole, .ft pleasing ono, and j I fijiecial cause for congratulation is to , h'o found in tho advances made \n our ptanilation and trado. 1 To a voting country with enormous undeveloped natural resources, tho I most urgent necessity is a rapid m- | croaso in population, in order that tlio 1 hone and sinew may be availahle which I is indisnensahlo to win wealth from tho 1 soil and protect it- when it is won. Tn point of population, the figures for 1907 are eminently satisfactory. On1 .list Decemher, 1000, there wero 1,530,984 people, in Now South Wales. At the close of 1907 thoro_ wero which represents an in...
[?] BELLE SAUVAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 6 March 1908
BELLE SATTVAGE. "Wo may educato and civilise wom n as* wo will, but the Instinct of.savagery will cling to her still. If lovely won^nn can adorn herself with anything: in- the na ture of scalps, or set herself, ia-jingllng with beads ajifl tinkling gewrgawa, she never loscsyher opportunity. ShQ Is now decking herself forth with jewejlcd imi tations of creeping things Innumerable. "World." South Africa has not yet -learned to feed herself. Her people havo been, bo hot In the pursuit of Avualth on the eet-rich-qulck plan that . they have moiitly forgotten thai in.thoihit-or-miss hufltnera a man Is likely to atarvo when ho mlflHCfl.-"TViodcfl|a Herald," Salln
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 6 March 1908
The Rainfall. The following table shows in points the rainfall as recorded officially at the Finley Post Office : iS$9 1900 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1967 63 104 105 86 57 3 H. ? 30 140 5° 63 165 57 1 366 124 >45 324 187 221 S3 2 140 44 15 30 241 26 I32 165 242 154 1S1 65 7 96 1 188 nil 10 152 32 113 37 165 12 384 6 55 186 216 3" 300 205 35 283 I78 99 238 12.35 17.94 ,12.83 |11.90 H8.38 ' 225 49 24 51 57 257 211 166 35 283 S6 5' 208 59 40 241 l5S '52 306 62 127 140 >4-95 '5-oS John FisMook. l-.u-k-wouJ, Vic, v.'ritiH"L«fc winter I c«.:anu,te-.1 a \urv buvt>r« culu, jor wtucte I Jriej neir'lv OV»J"V nuder tlu; hita vutte .mt oiiiviiuiuif tbu slitfhteit K-Hei'. A. trient I'C'CoinuKHi.K'.j niv to t-rv -(Jl» smlj vrl-iiii'w _ Heine Iv, tvhUft T .HI wltb vury vr.itiljinic r*> salts, ir.ul vvus *.» m well." . For .suly l>y L. Jctuw*. nuil Co., 'i'ucujuwul ;«ul rknley.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 6 March 1908
DON* T.-Don't Lot Others. 5 You be the Judge and Jury I And you win aver that .a Wolfe'# Schnapps Is a pure y distillation worthy of any j men's drinking. DON'T.-Don't Tallo I Substitutes. i There is none genuine but | WOLFE'S AROMATIC I SCHIEDAM SCHNAPPS. I .. DON'T DELAY OOWT.-Don't be Led Astray; Swith the *' Just iu good Atory." WOLFE'S SCHNAPPS b« been proved by over 70 $ years* test, XK>N'T.~Don't taHe too Much «; for granted. It Is wlso to.look for the name when you ask for ? WOLFE'S SCHNAPPS. EK>N'T,-Don't Fail toAsK for .WOLFE'S SCHNAPPS. It is bottled rartfcularly for medicinal and homo cue. As has been said before, BUY WHOLE BOTTLES. A DRINK, A TONIC* A MEDICINE, IU/5Kt:t> Youi; Siif.v*.-Well, try Dr. Sheldon's MiiLiiutic Linimcntilit will take uwav all tlio pain and atitfnesK and youiwiU forget all about. it. Ob tiaimblo at L. Jensen und Co., Touumwul anil Finley. \ Did you over Btnp to tliink Unit ChamberUin'-t Pain Bjthn has in nntny instumx-rf cured a fluriln...
Fattening Horses. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 6 March 1908
Fattening Horses. In ono of the largo feeding: establish ments In Western Canada, the following method is practiced:-The horseo are purchased, their feet are floated, and thoy are all put In tho barn and fed gradually. Great care must be taken for a few days to avoid colic. It seems most profitable to feed grain about five times per day, owing to tho fact that the stomach of a horso being propor tionately smaller than tho stomach of a cow he needs his feed In smaller quan tities and oftener. Tho hay is placed In racks so that tho horses may havo ac cess to it at all times. They are given all the water they will drink twice, a day. Tho following method is used in feeding the grain:-Corn Is given at 5 o'clock In the morning, water at 7, the hay racks filled at 9 o'clock, when they are also given oata and bran, the proportion being two-thirds bran and one-third oata. Then at 12 they are fed corn again, at 3 In the afternoon oats and bran, and the hay racks are refilled; at 4 o'clock th...
THE POULTRY YARD. COMMONSENSE AND POULTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 6 March 1908
THE POULTRY YARD. GOMMONSENSE Alft) POULTRY. - The success or failure of the poultry; business, probably to a larger extonr than most other, lines, of work,, depends on, the close attention to the email de tails connected therewith (says a writer In tho "American Poultry Journal"). To thq J?oglnner especially, .does.thli?,,appeal as he realises after the first wave, of en thusiasm .begins to.'subside, that the poultry business U not tho avenue that leads to the palaco of indolonce, neither Is it tho "Aladdin's Lamp" which brings to.tho fortunato possessor every heart's desire, ;with no expenditure of labor In its attainment. Each success must come as. a row&rd of earnest effort,. In telllgentiy directed. . Hpweycr, In no direction Is. diligent and painstaking at' tentlon to the work In hand more sure of reward than In poultry culture. The haphazard method- of rearing poultry which was In vogue in tho dayo of tho Bcythe, will not do as a companion of tho Improved machinery an...
FARM AND FIELD. Concrete Floors. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 6 March 1908
FARM AHB FIELB. Concrcto Floors. No substance is so suitable for floors for farm buildings as concrete. It can bo easily kept clean, and is free from all smells likely to bo troublesome on stable floors. The difficulty often ex perienced Is to lay them In the best manner, so that they will stand the rough usage which _thcy arc likely to get. The following is the best method to mix, and lay conrete:-Measure the floor to bo laid, and find the superficial | area In yards. Then, having decided on tho: thickness, multiply tho area by the thickness, in order to obtain the cubic yards of concrete- required. An easy example of this may be useful. A floor tea yards long by five yards wide equals fifty superficial yards. If laid with Cln. of concrete, It would bo fifty yards by Gin., equalling eight and one third yards of concrete. The firsl pro vision to bo made is the "aggregate," QS it is called, of broken bricks, stones, and sharp sand (the coarser tho sand tho better). Any old bricks or ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 6 March 1908
M [LliwllJ tLb w jj / p"; 1 The Immense number of orders for FROOTOIDS sent by post direct to the Proprietor is convincing proof that the Public appreciate their splendid curing power. They cure quickly, are elegant in appearance, and pleasant to take. "I am writing to you to express my thanks lor the Frootoids which I received from you sortie time ago. My mother, who was a great sufferer from Headache and BiliousAttacksfor many years, has been taking them, and has found complete relief froni them." L. PATCH, Pelican Creek, Coraki, N.S.W. "Kindly send by return post two separate bottles of Frootoids for Indigestion, Ac. I got a bottle from you before, and am pleased to say they have done me good." E. PIKE, " Myrtle Cottage," Manildra, N.S.W. "Your 'Frootoids' is the only medicine I fiave ever found to do me any good for Biliousness and Indigestion. One dose gives relief." J. H. SLEEP, Lochiel, S.A. " Enclosed please find 3/- for two bottles, of Frootoids for Indigestion. I got some ...
FRUIT-SORTING TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 6 March 1908
FRTJIT-SORTING TABLE. . In commercial-orcharding It;is gener ally most economical to have picking and packing work going on concur rently, says a United States bulletin. This saves putting the apples on the ground and having to handle them again. A gang of pickers will empty their picking bags and baskets directly on to a portable sorting table placed be tween the rows on which they are work ing. This table is placed on low truck wheels and has a single swingle-tree, so that a horse can move it to any desired point as work proceeds. An illustration of this kind of sorting table is here shown. i should be made large enough to hold not less than about six cases of fruit. The rear bolster Is higher than that at the open end, so that culls can be rolled out. A lonp, heavy plank Is placed or> the ground on each side of the table, on which i the barrels are set for filling. The sorters pick the apples from the table Into padded wicker bas kets. The fruit Is sorted into two grades, firs...
First Agricultural Station. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 6 March 1908
First Agricultural Station. Tho oldest agricultural station in the world is that which now exists at Ro thamstead, Horrtfoxictahlrc, England. It [ was commenced by tho late Sir John | Bennett Lawes in 1813. The long un I broken continuity of the investigations carried on there is one remarkable fea ture, while the gift of L»100,000 by Sir John Lawes for their -permanent con tinuance accounts for the Importance of tho work. Two main lines of inquiry have been followed, the one relating to plants, tho other to animals. In the former case the method of procedure has been to grow some of the more import ant crops each year separately year after year for many years iri succession, on tho same land, without manure, with farm-yard manure, and ivlth*a great variety of chemical manures. Amongst the field experiments, there is nothing of greater Interest than the field in which wheat has been grown for more than fifty years in succession without' manure, with farm-yard manure, and with artifi...
KAISER'S STATUESQUE POSE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 6 March 1908
KAISER'S STATUESQUE POSE. There is a popular Idea that the Kaiser Is a tall, commanding figure with broad shoulders and swelling chest. He gives this Impression when he Is on a horse, and sits up straight like a verit able ramrod, the 'personification of all that was dear to his great ancestor, Frederick the Great. But the moment he dismounts and stands among his fel low-men his medium stature Is appar ent. and he is brought down to the level of ordinary mortals. -"Town and Coun try," New Yorlc. The Woman of It.-"But why dirt you refuse him? I thought you said you loved him." "I do. But I refused him so that when I finally accept him. and we're wrd. I can'remind him how often lie target) marry him,"
BRACING A POST. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 6 March 1908
BRACING A POST. The accompanying illustration shows the best and a wrong way of bracing a ' post or polo by means of a guy wire. I The majority of formers drive the stake as seen by the dotted lines, which Is not as effectivo as when the stake is driven at the same angle as the wire, .represented at the left of the figure. This , latter method is used in all public works, as it is the proper way to get the stake >vhere there is any strain. It will hold far more weight than the old style, as shown by the dotted lines.
What the Eyes Tell. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 13 March 1908
What tho Eyos Toll. All animals that liavo bluo eye's are moro or less hard of hearing. This ia generally known in tho case of cats, and it is equally true of horses, wild creatures, and human beings. It is an instanco of co-relation, as Darwin termed tho mysterious law. Blno or green or grey eyes havo a narrower range of expression tlian dark eyes, I'orhaps, indeed, tho fair do not respond so quickly to the im pulse of tho moment; of more sedato or cooler temperament, they cannot meet a word or a thought half-way and Hash hack tlw answer instantly. I3rown eyes, which wo call black, havo a de cided advantage in power of expres sion. There is no sound reason for think ing that the hlue-eyed are moro truth ful, honest, and loving-in tho sense of affection and constancy-than the brown-eyod. But Dr. Bed docs and Dr. Shrubsall are proving that tho dark-eyed are supplanting the light in England. They ai.so demonstrate that the light-oyed are constitutionally un fitted to endure tho condit...
Proc[?]aiming the Bans. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 13 March 1908
Proclaiming- tho Bans. An old Scottish minister took it intoj Iu'.s head to mnrry his housokeoper.f His procontor boing ill on tho day when tho banns wore to bo proclaimed, tho ministor, not caring to mako tho intimation himself, arranged with hia hord boy to do it. "Now,';' ho .said, "you just call out in a loud voire-'Proclamation of mar riago between tho Rev. Mr. Murray, of this parish, and Jean Lowe, o' tho same.' Ha, Hal" laughed' tho. minis tor, as ho concluded, "Wha'd hao thocht itP" Tho Sabbath came round, and tho congregation assembled. When tho momont arrived, tho lad; who had duly propnrod himself, rose and called out "Proclamation of marriage between tho Rov. Mr. Murray, of this parish, and Joan Lowo, o' tho same. Ha, ha!" ho laughed, thinking this to bo a part of the proclamation, "wha'd hao thocht it?" Tho effect on tho minister and con gregation can bo imagined.
The' World's Savon' Wonders [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 13 March 1908
The' World's Savon' Wondorsj Aro theso seven wondors of to-day ns wonderful us tho seven wonders of tho (inciont world? * t , Now York's forty-eight-story build Tho 30,000-ton steamship Imsitania. Tho Transatlnntio wireless tolograph now in operation. . Tho war airship under trial by sev eral nations. Tho electric locomotive, replacing tho steam locomotive. Edison's cement house that can} bo built in a few hours. Tho camera-phonograph. These are not tho seven "modern wonders of #the world," but they aro the seven newest wonders-they aro all developments of tho year 1907. A young advocate was ongaged. in his lirst case. Before he had-.proceed ed ten minutes, with full forensic force, tho Judge had decided tho case in his favour, and had told him ,so. Despite this, tho young man would not stop. Finally, tho Judgo leaned for ward, and, in tho politest of tones, said, "Mr. B--, notwithstanding your arguments, tho Court has con cluded to decide'this case in your fa vour I"
The Earth's Age. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 13 March 1908
Tho Earth's Ago. Man's past history upon this planet lias boon immeasurably lengthened out! l)y the discoveries of the geologists, but it is imi)0H9ibl0 to fix upon any hard and fast dato for the beginning; of the spccies. It is certain, says so careful a man, as John Fisko, that men wore living in Britain contemporaneously with the big-nosed rhinocoroa, which became ex tinct ubont the beginning of the gla cial period. Tho glacial period, ac cording to tho best authorities, began at least 210,000 yoars ago. In all pro bability human beings have boon liv ing on the earth for that length, of time, at the least calculation. How much longer moil havo been here does not appear. .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 13 March 1908
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TO PREVENT SWARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 13 March 1908
TO PREVENT SWARMING. To prevent swarming in bees (wrltis, an exchange) nothing la so effective ns giving the colonies plenty of fulJy built* out, empty combs, and dispensing *vl4h the honey board until the swarming season is over. When finished combf are not available, frames with slice-s of foundation may be given. whi?h, ?however,/ are not nearly as effective. Breaking out all queen cells once a week will postpone swarming for n time, and with a change of temperature may prevent it. To breed a practically non-swarming strain of bees is very difficult, and almost impossible In an apiary worked for honey yields. Swank ing may, however, bo considerably re duced and brought under control by o proper system of management, and by continuous select breeding of queens from, stocks, which, while equal to «tfio best, show but little or no Inclination to swarm. The initial difficulty is thai oven amongst 200 to 300 colonies there may not be a single one which pos sesses- all "the requirement...
Tocumwal Amateur Turf Club. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 13 March 1908
Tocumwal Amateur Turf Club. A general meeting of the above club was held at Tattersall's Hotel on Monday evening last when there -was a large attendance of members -present. Mr P. Quirk (President) -occupied the chair. The minutes ?of the last meeting were read and confirmed. . The balance-sheet as read shewed a credit of £$ 3s 3d. Proposed by Messrs Huiett and Harris, that the club hold their. : annual meeting on Easter Monday, .was carried unanimously. Twehty .gentlemen signified their willing ness to become guarantors for the payment of £10 to the trustees of the Tocumwal Jockey Club for the use of the ground. The following office-bearers were appointed for the ensuing year President-Mr \V. Quirk. Vice-presidents-Messrs J. Westerdale, E. Boyle, F. Beasley, -and P. Quirk Hon. Secretary Mr G. Hillson was unanimously re elected. Treasurer-Mr D. Rotten. .Committee -- Messrs Huiett, E. .Quirk, Ryan, Watcborn, Wilson, Win. Fuller, Kennedy, Fortescue, " Whitehead, 'Pepper, Lyons, Burns,...