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DOCTOR FOUND DEAD. In His Surgery. SYDNEY, June 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 8 June 1912
DOCTOR FOUND DEAD. In His Surgery. . (By 'Mail' Special Telegram.)' SYDXEY: June 8. Dr.- Walter- Carter Watson,, aged 52 years, was found -dead m bis surgery, . 78 Hunter street, Sidney, yesterday afte noon. The circumstances of the death ap IK-ar to be that about- 4 o'clock yesterday I-r. Watson, who had suffered nmch-froai lheumatism for the last 12 months, w^s spoken to by his seeTctary, Mr. John Mc '.iregor. -.The doctor ' seemed well enough then. ?t Mr. McGregor went awaj-, and upoj. returning1 about an hour later to the Hun ttr street surgery -fouijd tpe doctor.stretch cd ont'jon the .sofa apparently dead. Tha cause :of .death ;is^ unknown, . but a ? posc uiortem will probably be made.
THE ORCHARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 15 June 1912
THE ORCHARD. By 'Elschar.' [Written Exclusively for 'The MaiL') Most deciduous trees may be now pruned. Many amateurs have1 a very hazy idea what the real uses of pruning are. They may be summarised thus: — 1. To encourage strong growth. J. xo snape ine tree so that the branches may be so placed as to be strong enough to carry a good crop of fruit. 3. To encourage the fruit spurs to grow on the main and lateral branches, and not out at the ends of the limbs, where they are likely to be' knocked off by the swaying of the Drab during a strong wind. i. To regulate the crop of fruit year by year, aa most trees, if left to themselves, are liable to bear a heavy crop one year and the next a very small one, and to do this alternately year after year. The first thing to be learnt is to be able to distinguish the leaf buds on a tree from the fruit or flower bods, and this can only be done by dose observation for oneself. The flower buds are much larger and rounder than the leaf bods. It is r...
PRACTICAL PARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 15 June 1912
PRACTICAL PARS. The farmer must be able not only to raise his products, but to sell them. Successful agriculture is a matter of per sonality more than of circumstances. _ The experience of one farmer is often invaluable to his neighbours. The unavailable plant food in a soil constitutes its reserve store of fertility. The best results from chemical ferti lisers are obtained from soils that are in good physical condition. 'Learn to do by doing' is 'a good motto for the agriculturist. The man who cannot or will not de velop himself as his surroundings deve lop must go to the wall. The soaking of seed potatoes from one and a half to two hours in one pint of formaldehyde diluted by 25 gallons of water iviU kill the 'scab germ.-F
POINTS FOR DAIRYMEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 15 June 1912
POINTS FOR DAIRYMEH. v .J;' .1. A curse to the dairyman ts'tbabhod worship of cheapness. ' - '? ; ? 2. Like begets tike. ' . ri' 3. As ye sow, so. shall. ye reap (irmH ? bulls, scrub cows). . ' : - ? ? A ?L The bull is more than Jiaif the herds The demand for. true dairr bulls 3 increasing. ? ? . 5. A good bull is the cheapest; quxci* est, and most economical wav t» build: up a profitable dairy herd. 6. The skin of the bull should be find and of .yellow colour. . .' *~T 7; Pedigree denotes purity; Bee .also that it is accompanied by. much, milk* 8. Scrub buis are the robbers of dairy men, inasmuch as they lower 'tin milk yields. 8. The dairyman's greatest friend is*, a good bull, possessing purity and com. ing of great milk-making ancestors. 10. The best part of a pedigree, is eoium tames the paper it is written on. ' ' 11. 'Never trust a bulL' , ' ? 12. A dairy bull, possessing the right breeding -power is cheapness personii . bed at 100 guineas. . ' / ^V'S^J1* adranght horse bj / ...
SYDNEY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 15 June 1912
SYDNEY MARKET. Messrs. S. C. Ward & Co. have supplied us with the following Sydney quotations, dated June 15, 1912:— Morning.— Huddart, Parker (ord.), 15/ buyer, 15/3 seller; Howard Smith (ord.), 49/ buyer; Goldsbrough, Mort, 47/9 buyer, «/3 seller; Insurance of Australia, 7/2 sales; Hamp den CIoDCurry, 42/6 buver, 42/9 seller; Mount Elliotts, £5 16/ buyer, £5 IS/ seller; Macgregors, 2/8 buyer, 3/ seller; Great Fitzroys, 3/6 buyer; O.E., 1/7 buyer, 1/8 seller; old British, 60/ buyer, 60/3 seller; Broken Hills, 58/ buyer, 53/6 seller; Block 10, 47/9 buyer, 4S/9 seller; Junction (pref.), 11/3 buyer, H/4J seller; Junction Norths, 15/9 buyer, 16/ seller; Broken 'Hill North, £6 4/ buy er; South (paid), £8 4/6 buyer, £8 6/6 seller; South (con.), £7 14/ buyer.
SIDNEY SHARE MARKET. SYDNEY, June 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 15 June 1912
Si'»KET SHAKE MARKET. SYDNEY. June 15. ' Sales to-day:— Hampden, 42/6, 42/4J; Wallaroo, 53/9; Broken Hill Proprietary,- 53/; British (old)t 60/3, 60/, 60/14, 60/, 60/3; Junction (ord.), 10/6; Jraction (pref.), 11, 11/2J, 11/3; Jfew .Bufrago rsng (con.), 4/3; Mount David, 1/9; Sodium Hal, hew, £28, £28 10/, £29/ £29 5/; 'Bullfinch,' 11/7J; Sandstone, 1/6; Occidental, J/8, 7/9; Mount Morgan, 60/9, 61/i '60/9; -bci-te, £47,- £*6 15/, £46 10/, £46, £45 -15/, £45 10/, £45, £45 10', ? ' . .?
Upstairs and Downstairs. THE CHARM OF CUSHIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 15 June 1912
Upstairs and Downstairs* (By MADGEJ TFTF. CTTA-RM OF CUSHIONS. Few people realise how greatly cushions add to the comfort and appearance of a room. But pre-eminently they must be for use. not solely for ornament, and of an unquestioned freshness. lonen, busr lap, arras cloth, canvas, and the like are both inexpensive and artistic, and can be easily cleaned or replaced. The cushions here illustrated consist of materials in which the weave gives definite 'lines for yn f* jyg ^rpiT3«-nfr.K or count of stitches, 3nd after the first motif of a design is plan ned the rest can be easily managed, since on each pillow the pattern is repeated. The girl with an eye for designing should be able also to apply these borders and central motifs to other articles for decor ations, such as table runners, scarfs, square covers, curtains, or draperies. In fact, there is a basic design here in each pilloTjr for a complete set of decorations, in any desired colour scheme, and the art of the stencil may b...
METALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 15 June 1912
METALS. Messrs. Clarice &JGo., Grenfell street, have re ceived the following quotations from London niital brokers, dated June 14, 6.15 p.m.:— Silver, 2/4 7-lfi; lead, £17 12/6 (forward); spelter, £25 15/; copper. £78 2/6; tin, £30*. ' Mr. Francis H. Snow is in receipt ' of cable advice -that the.-thiiee months' for-' ward buying quotation -of Straits tin at the close of business on the afternoon 'change of the London Metal Exchange -of June 12, was £196— a fstfl of 10/,
WESTRALIAN MINING. MOUNTAIN QUEEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 15 June 1912
W^STCRAJ4AN MTOSqI MOL^TADf QUEESV It is proposed to increase the capital of the Mountain Queen Company from £li25 000 in 230,000 10/ siares, to JE2OO,MO m.400^0Q 1(./ shares. Tne increased canital is tv. quired for the purchase of equipment for he Transvaal leases at Southern Croi. ±he original vendors of the Transvaal ksses have, beejo approached wjjh the we»r -?t ascertawiing if they would be agreeable to accept the share interest due to them in connection \yith the purchase considera tion through the. sale of the leases to ihe Oroya Exploration .Company in. the Amal geniated Mountain Queen and Transvaal properties. Jfone of the vendors is ad verse, and it is likely, therefore, that tHe amalgaipation will be effected. .Justvnow the position is as follows:— The Mountain Qeeen is treating ^.OfJO twi» per-mondi and making. a profit of £900 by an^lgaroQ tion only. .'? A plant is in course of erec tion for the; treatment of the accumulated slimes, ihe value of irhich is not yet j»ufc ...
LONDON QUOTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 15 June 1912
LOSDOK OUOTATIOXS. Messrs. Claike .& Co., Grenfell street, Jiavc re ceived the following quotations from London, dated June 14, €.20 p.m. :— Broken Hills, 52/9; Norths, £6 7/6; Block 10, 46/; Souths (paid), £8 5/: Briseis, 7/9; Mount Lyelk, 31/3; Zinc (ord.), 1D/10J; Zinc (pref.), 37/3; Mount Elliotts, £5 16A01; Great Oobars, 98/3; Mount Morgans 60/7J; Britidi (old), 59/6 (ex div.); ChiUagoes, 6/; Muuganas, 2/; Hampdens, 42/3; Great Fitz roys, 4/; Golden Horseshoes, S2/6: ChaSers, l.'l»: Oroya Links. 2/ (ex div.); Lake View and Stars, 4/6; Bullfinch. Proprietary, 11/6; Lake View and Oroya Exploration, 11/; Sons of Gwalia, 19/i-: Gwilia Consolidated. 6d.; Sulphide (ord.), 24' buyer; Amalgamated Zinc, 33/9 buyer. Lead, £17 12/6; copper, £78 2/6.
MORE MEN THAN WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 15 June 1912
MORE MEN THAN WOMEN. In recent years the custom of maimjj a systematic census of the population has become well established throughout a'l civilized countries, and it is now mesibla to gain a lairly accurate idea of condi tions all the world over. Some of the! figures now cited in regard to' this matter are interesting. The world's total population is estimate cu at 1,700 millions, out of whicd the proportion of the sexes is known foe 1.038,000,000, the ratio being 1,000 male* to 990 females. The ratio varies verj considerably in different places. u Europe there were, for every 1,000 men,. J,O27 women; Africa, 1,015; Amgrfrw ggjj. Asia, 961: Australia, '937. The im»'»hvi proportion of women is found in Uganda. 1,467; the minimum in the Almfac eold :'elds and the Malay States, with 391 tad 5*9 respectively.
By "Practical." Coming Shows. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 15 June 1912
By ' Practical.' (Written Exclusively for 'The MaiL') Coming Snows. June 28, .29.— The South -Australian PmJUj and Kennel Club. July 18, 19. -The Pott Adelaide , «oa*£r ami Doir Societr. - - July 25, 26.— Tbe Bd«ze* We, BooBx? amt Dog Society. ' . September.— The Royal Agricultural 'Eoezetr. Evening Meetings. June 28.— The Plymouth Bock Club, at the Poultry and Kennel Club's Show. June 25.— Lecture by Poultry Expert on the Poultry Tick, illustrated with lantern Elides, at Microscopic Society's Booms, Institute Building, North terrace, 8 p.m. .
VEGETABLES ALL THE YEAR ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 15 June 1912
VEGETABLES ALL THE YEAR ROUND. By 'Elschar.' fWritten Exclusively for 'The MaiL') Did yon ever remark the fact that toma toes have their finest flavour when they are 1/ or 1/6 a &.? Of course, this may bp merely bmaginatioB, bat there is no jmagnnxtan m toe statement titat most amateurs eaa only get their tomatoes to ripen when they are a penny or even less in the shops. One of tbe first things to do to secure early fruit of this popular vegetable is to raise early plants, and to do this you mnst be prepared to go to some little trouble. Daring this time of tbe year tbe seed germinates bat slowly, and the seedlings, if raised in an ordi nary seedbox, make but little headway. To be euccesEFid you need a hotbed or a pfopogator. 'What is a propagator, sir?' she said. 'A propagator, my child, is a store house, on a very small plan. A box, in fact, in whieh yon may raise seeds and .?niJin^a by artificial heat, supplied by a small kexosine lamp. HOW I MADE MT PEOPAGATOB, AND WHAT ...
INDIARUBBER GLOVES. Thieves Haul. SYDNEY, June 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 15 June 1912
INDIA^UBBER GLOVES. SYDNEY. June 15. Thieves are. stilU bus)- in Sydney. A| good haul was made .at. the ? residence of 5ft. E. Jacobson, WooUahra. -YestOT-. cay ' afternoon -£3B', worth of jewellery and money irere stolen. . Tie absence from rhe house of^Mrs. Jacobson gave the. thieyes their chance. -They are supposed to hive opened a. back door with a skeleton k?y. Once inside they' commenced ransacking oi»crationB in the; front bedroom. I'he] valuables were . taken from a drawer.. As j usual indiarubber gloves were worn and j no clue was left behind. ' j . .????. ? i