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TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OLD. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OLD. Tho Eiffel Tower has jus1 celebrated its 2oth birthday. The great iron, structure, which is over 900ft high., but when it was first erectvd ihcrc wis a storm of protos s, and such we'l known nnmr-s in »he wor!d" of nrt as Gounod, Jiocontc de Lisle, Goppse, Honnat. and Mnupasant signed a pe tition against it. *. . ? , . The lower is extraordinarily hglr for its size, and for many years, ...* belief was persistent that one fine morn ing it would be found levelled *o the ground. Tho result is - .ha' ^ ti-e Champ do Mars district °f .I'a'is only just been really . laid out a.&lt;l built on. People have forgot'en their fears now. and arc ready to live it til.* shadow of the Eiffel Tower.
BLIND WATCHMAKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
BLIND WATCHMAKERS. if iml people- hoso who luivo been burn blind-are, as is woil known, ex ceedingly clover w.th their lingers, but >t '8 ofun thai wo hear of a watchmaker wno was born bind. And Vet iJh.to are instances of the kind. A famous blind watchmaker lived at llolneach, in L.neolnshiie. H:s name was Uippin, and although comp.ctoiy blind, ho could take to pieces and pn itgother agan watclas that were oi inos^ dolicftt&lt;> construction, with iho greatest eas.», and in quick or time than Tit st- watchmakers vIkDmvo the advan ag.' or g^od eye>ighi. On one occasion .somo of tho tiny wheels ami screws used in his t'rado ue:o sto-cn from him, but.tho «hiif was cap urod with the property on him, and Kipp.n idf-ntilio.l horn by his delicate sense of touch. A Jlari.stap'o watch and clock maker brought- up iiis blind .son to his trado and the young man proved so skilful 'hat on more than one occasion lie de tected faults .n time piecos which oilier tradesmen*'had Jade...
KIMONOS FOR MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
' KIMONOS FOR MEN. Tho youthful (k)nut- having^oxlmus ted all the possib.lities of purp o socks low neck shirts, and other gear of ei feminato appearance, has now urned his attention to kimonos, which hnvo boon so popular among tho'Fair sex for some seasons. Tno latest*-sug gestions in tho way of coats and over coats is of kimono origin, and before inany moriihs.havo parsed, it is pre dicts d they will lo tho most popular of garments says tho "Taiior and Cut ter," They uro not bdng introduc ed by Savi)lo Itow tailors, nor win ihey liguro in tho latest log of West End tailors. Some have been made up as an experiment by tailors whe deal in novelties. Thoy have attrac ted tho attention of young mm who Jiko soinehing out t'10 ordinary.
A COMPOSITE INTERVIEW. WITH SIXTEEN SERVANT GIRLS [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
A COMPOSITE INTERVIEW. WITU SIXiEEN SERVANT GIRLS Uno at tlii) humorous weok ly jour nals with winch Loudon abounds, r« Cen ly published ft florid of grotesque drawings depicting England's unknown licrooA, Thcr© was, ior instance, th» Man who tendered the taxi-cab drittr his legal tare, and heroes of th« do mestic vane y t.vp.fied by thy husband J who argued wun his mothor-in-law, An Austral.an series might &ow com mence vvj h tho reportor who day i.itoi viewed sixteen iinigraut do mestic servants at ouo and ih* same tjiiie. I. was at the Domestic Help er's H«uu* ;u Norwood, a building sut ftcwity pa.ata/to itispiio one with a degree of awe on the doorstep; and . ho ''.nten lo.tevs" i»o .o spoalc were the guia who arrived at the ouUr narbjr &lt;m the Monday morning on board the i.1 and U branch steamer Bjriia. Mi s. Moore, tho kindly roa run of tiu? Home, greeted the coura geous pressman in the had, and escort ed him, Ail unprepared, >n.o a larg« I room, which s^v...
HIS PROOF. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
HIS PROOF. Harry Lauder scored with a neat impromptu at a New York iheatre. He had just finished his second sons, and the audience was vehotnen ly de manding moro. Some of his Scotcii admirers were calling out namet* of the songs they wanted to hear. One enthusiast so young gentleman in a prominent seat »aB particularly in sistent. "I lovo a lataio; I lovo a lassie," he kept on shouting. _ Tho genial comedian looked him over shook his head, and remarked grace )T-"No no. not you my son. If you dud, you'd W fe'ehed her WJ' you.
FULL PANEL [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
FULL PANEL Tho jurors tiled into the jury box, and after oil the 12 scats wero tilled thero still remained ono juror stand ins outside. "If tbo court please,' said tho clerk, "thoy Jiavo made a mistake and sent us 13 jurors instead of 12. Whkl do you want to do with this extra onoP" "What is your name?" asked the judgo of tho ex'ra man. "Joseph A. Brainos," ho replied. "Mr. Clerk," said tho judgo, "take this man back to tho jury commission ers and tell (thorn we don't need him, as wo already havo hero 12 mt»u wi h out Brainos."
PIERCING WIT. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
PIERCING WIT. A few weeks ago a famous liri ish statesman and a friend were walking through a picture gal.ery where -here was a portrait of n wel.'-known man who was noied for saying sharp hings. yilow wonderfully like!" said the friend. "You can see the quiver on his lips." "Yes," rep-ied the statesman, and the arrows coming out/'
SUFFRAGE DEMONSTRATION. FLASCO IN PARIS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
SUFFRAGE DEMONSTRATION. FIASCO IN PAltlS. 'The walls aof Paris wore plentifully placarded with ,he unmiuncomunt of a grand icmin.s. demonstration in favour ot womiKs suffrage on a reoont Satur day, when ladies and all sympathisers were cordially invited to join iho pro*v cession, which was to start from ho ollues of an advort.Sv.mcnt agynt, who had organ.sed .ho affair, and march the length of ho boulevards. It wn.s stated that two mos. miportan*- femin ist groups would share in he donun straiion, but this appears to have boon unouthorised, iheir president repudi ating all nspons.biluy or sympathy. Tnis being the first time iiat feniin ism has "gone into the s roots'1 Wu»re was considerable curiosity, and a huge crowd b'ocked the traffic in the Hue de Mon.martre before tlie time fixed, and was controlled by an imposing force of police, A magnificent calico banner was displayed from a balcony of the advtTtising agent's oflico, in scribed with tho desire of women for co-operating in '...
THEFTS FROM THE STORES. LAPSES OF A PEERESS. CASES OF "BRAIN STORMS." [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
THEFTS FROM THE STORES. LAPSES OF A PEERESS. CASES OF "DRAIN STORMS." Recent casts in England have called atteu ion to the prevalence of stealing from shop counters, which goes on among well-to-do and "respectable" people. It is one of the most per plexing of the loser prob'ems with whcich *he management of a shop es pocial'v of the huge store with many departments, has to dt-al. What the final.cial va'uo ef the artieles/s olen amounts to iu the course of the year no large establishment can say with any certain v; but each of thcs* has on the average ronghlv about cne case ot detected theft a day. At Christmsis. when the etnp atioa and the appar ent chances of immunity from detec tion are greater, one shop has caught as many as 10 pilferers in a single day; but what proportion hose who are caught tear to those wha successfully get awav with tlnir plunder no one ..an approximate1}* guess. Nor is here any 1 mil to the curious forms in uhich the frailty manifests itself. A certain well...
REVENGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
REVENGE. A country doctor discharged Ins coachman oil account of h-s unsteady i habita. ' The coachninn took aerrico * with .ho village butcher, and ono day, when driving a number of boosts to tho slaughterhouse ho mut his lor uior oinjuoydr. '?Well, »Tom," said tho doc or, j>at ronisugly, "you aro in a-different sort of omj>Ioyuu.nt nowp" "Not at all, sir," said Tom, who boro his lormor employer a grudge. "Not at oil J I'm still in he slaughter ing business."
A MATTER OF GRAMMER. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
A MATTER OF GHAMMEK. "Look 'ero," said the publican, "you said if ho didu't pay you would, so just 'and over the com." "Wait minute my friend/' said the customer addressed. "1 didn't say anything of the kind. Now jtwt bo £;oud enough to repeat what 1 real ly did pay/' "You said 'Let, 'i,u aV0 M'l e wants, landlord. if he relooses to piy, I will.' " "Just so/' remarked the customer, "If lie r.efuscs o pny, 1 will-refuse a'so, of course, 1 meant. Ah, I'm too old a bird to be hnd like that."
CURED. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
CUKED. "This,*' ftaid 'ho guide, who was piloting a bunch of tourists through a mu&euui, as ho oointed to a mummy, "was a high piust, tho wisest "»»n of his day. He lived 'o a great age.' "Was his las: idiuss latai?" queried tho- wag of the bunch (there always is one). "Of course it was," answere1 .lie gtide, with a look of pity n't the othur. "That's queer," rejoined the wi0 g.sh one. "His appon.inco wuull seem 10 indicate that lie was per»».«i nen ly cured."
THE VICTIM. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
THE VICTIM. The Irishman had had a serious ac eidmt, ai d imcl been thus Jed oif to the hosphn! to be operate;! upon. As In lay on the bed lie beckomd to tlie nuts.4 and said weakly- * "I'll not b© opera cd upon by -lmt docthor. You must find another one." "Why?"' remonstrated the nurse, In? is oae of the cleverest surgeons living.' "Mnyb?," was the reply, "but he has an unlucky name. 1 luard him say his name is Doctor KiJpatrick and, ye s-»e, my name is Patr.ck."
VALUE OF SKIM MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
VALUE OF SKIM MILK. At this time, when complaints con coming the maximum price of fresh eggs are arising from nil parts of the country, Purdue University's Poultry Department, which is recognised a.« one of the leaders in poultry hus bandry work is giving some valuable instruction concerning the feeding oi milk to the farm hen. People in the large cities are de manding lower priccs but the cry will be in vain, for hens don't often lay many eggs in the late autumn and early winter. Fiesh egg prices nre not controlled bv market manipula tions, but by supply and demand. The fewer the eggs, the higher the prices. Since w.nter eggs are -higher in price, it behoves every farmer to get raoro eggs. The supply must come from early hatched pullets that *'il! mature in the autumn. Proper food must then be giv.n, for the old me thod of feeding corn alone will not only prevent go.d growth but wil! not per mit heavy laying. At the poultry department of Pur due University, an experiment has been c...
PRESERVING EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
PRESERVING EGGS. Frank T. Shutt, chemist, of the Ex- I porimentnl Farm. Ottawa. wries:-I "For the jiast five seasons wo liar? j compared lime-water with the wa er glass solution, with the invariable re su't that the former preserves lie ergs at least equally as well as the latter. Taking into consult-T ion. quality, flavor, and appearance, we have adjudged the liuie water pre served'eggs unsurpassed by any kept by the many and various me hous that , we have had under trial. We do1 not believe that eggs can be stored br ! any method and have the flavor of ilie fresh laid article-at Jonst that is our experience, and it is a large : one. If you wish to add salt to the j lime water, do not- use more ban l!h i to 10 gallons. Some of our reselts seemed *to show fhat 'this quality : was an improvement, hut larger am oun s most certainly affected the fia- j ?or of tho egg. Use only fresh quicklime in making lime water. Keep tne eggs covered with the solution. ,Good spring water will suffice...
APACHES "ROUNDED UP." NIGHT SCENE IN PARIS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
APACHES "ROUNDED UP.' NIGHT SCENE IN PARIS. Passougors coming back lato from thd outer boulevards of Paris ono night recently found ft strange group assembled under tho archos, near tho Chapollo station. Somo thirty or forty serious-looking citizens, mixed with rowdy n.iYYus and mud-epattored cyc lists *woro respectfully listening to what might havo been a sormon, deliv ered. Juwevor, in too low a voico to roach tho outsider. It was halt-past one in ,he morning-an hour a which it is not i-iisidered very healthy to hngvr near tho arches of the viaduct of La Chapelle, and certainly most of :ite pass .is by looked askanco the samo.ihat sinister assembly which was teailv nothing else than *ti band ot "plain clothes" and disguised polico preparing for a raid. Ah ;his neighborhood is infected with dangerous crunina-s, and attacks upon solitary koi-passengers have been so frequent lately that the police had de uidod to bent up iho boulevard and ar rest all upon who m forbidden arms might b...
THE RULING PASSION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
. THE RULING PASSION. In most subjects Tommy was quite up to tho average. Arithmetic, how ever was always l is weak point. When | ever sums wero set - for homework - he invariably turned up the following morning with -the answers very much I in excess of what they should have boon. At last tho master resolved to ques'ion him on tho subject. "How is it Tommy, that you always get your tota!s too largo?" "Dunno, sir." "Do you get anyone to assist you?" "My father works them out for me, sir." J'Oh! and what is your father by trade?" "A waiter, sir." "Ob, that explains it I" replied the teacher. "You may go back to your deak Tommy."
CATTLE. Tuesday, July 7. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
CATTLE.. -'V ? Tuesday,* .luly 7. Thoro was an- increased num ber -.of cattle forward for to-day's sato.on the pe»m»;fsM>f Ihc lasj eouple of weeks, ;tii*| Ihe oualUy all Tuuud was an improvement on-late vanillins. The total ttiat nunc forward was 5:t8,;made up *»f '2S Irnek? hyraiJiumllhe halmiee J»v road, fiood useful aiuv modUnn faille composed the hnlk of llio supply with a fair nmiv, her of pons of prune KKlu wck'hil bul locks throughout the sale. Competition for. piMiiv hoof showed very IHIIi? altera tion cojis;tler.'ni? : the . tncrtjased -yanlinjj. hut Tor middling and: useful the demand was not-.ho strong as lusl -week, with the nsnal.iluctualions given in, priccs had a downward tendency &lt;>n for/nor quota tions. The ton price of the market was obtained for a hullock owned hy «.Mr. U. Fletcher, of Marong, ami realised £17; and a heifer from same owner, £12 7s i»d; these were purchased hy Mr. \v. M. Oil tins, hn^chnr. of Kendi.tfo, and were very prime quality...
COMMERCIAL. DISTRICT MARKETS. BENDIGO STOCK SALES. SHEEP. Monday, July 6. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
COMMERCIAL. DISTRICT MARKETS. HRNMGO STOCK SALES. S1IKEP., .Monilay, July (i. AltMllutii (Inscriptions of sheep wore again neglected al to-day's sale at the Yards. and showed a further decline oil last week's reduced rates. Tho ynreHn.tr was about llio same, although Hit; quality (if anything) was a Utile bet ter. the main supply consisting or middling and useful descriptions, with only oc casional puns Of prune wethers ami owes. .Altogether !i«s trucks came to hand I»v rail, with the addition of r-»ad lots, th«' total about .'171''.'. Tho usual Inr.il and onlsid'* butchers were present. Mi&lt;:-t of tho host sheep woiv cleared in .the private sates..prices obtained for Ihose ,-i.nless in odd eases) worenol so high fta lasl' week's good Tales/' Thc^grealer* porjjon of middling sheep that wore jeft for auction met with irregular compeli tion anil reduced rates, the market at limes belli*? fully Is Oil per head below previous quotations. In the store pens lliere was no par tic...
KERANG PIG MARKET. July 3rd [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
K KRAN'tT', l'IG- 31AK kj;t . - July 3rd Messrs Geo.A. Hence & Co. re port having"held their usual .fort nightly pig sale on the above date, when a fair yarding of pij;s were forward, and the prices were a shade better in the case of prime pigs. We sold :-prime baconers, to ,£4; prime heavyweights, to . ?'£4 1-ls prime porkers, to £s 9s ; good slips, to oOs 6d suckehs, to 12s 6d. Fat sheep, to 26s; fat lambs, to 22s 6d. Andrew S. Muir & Co. report having held their usual fortnightly' pig sale at their Bazaar on the above date for which a good supply of both fat and store pigs came to hand. Stores:-good feeders were in good demand and prices ruled firm at last market rates, small pigs were dull, we yarded 32 fats and -19 stores. (Quotations: Fats prime baconers, to ,£4 2s; light weight do., to £3 15s; porkers, to Is. Stores:-best feeders, to £l 2s; others, £l 10s; small pigs, to 19s. l'or Chronic Chest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint' Cure,