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THE VINEYARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
THE VINEYARD. The f' llovig interestinh lllllremarks nOn r i:un papecr on ""i.uintllian VtincI." by Mr leo Mt onet. reat d hefre the Vie. toria tclt t ther of t tt. a tfaict res : That the soil of .Austiralia is specially fvolilt:itae. ch ni clly ani t. natur al forilationla. to the g.,rowth of Ihie -iLape. there Cea lo lonler hL :lly dohllt. if ever there wa, any: nn d It vt-t inonrlli t .f 1:i11.1 is availhahle for plantinh_. The cx penditure i- not lar_,, saih allhntii eercl kind of ga:tpe cctn- I, itthrivc easily. I.Experiuntc is nIccemty tol choohu tlhe right _iripe for thit' sil of :t district. The acclirniatisatiotn of tIle thie Rhenish grape. the "" Riesling.'" is an instance of the ex|ellence of priodulctio, n of hi:tly excellent white wines. pn ses&lt;ing_ less aedity. more bolliy adi aroia. tholi even lRhenid- wines of ally but the highest class. Perhaps. however, the heti in tl~illlce ti" li)l~ltletn anii complete stltt'css > that resulting fral the cult nr of...
OUR SYDNEY LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
0OUR TYDNEY LETTER. (Fro031 1r C'RIaIRESIOND IENT.) The labor troubles in lthe Norlth are stll holding their own-t in point of pub lie interest. and a permanent settlement of the disput tbesceils to Ie as far ofl as ever. Last week the menll went to work at the Stockton mine. and it was then hoiped that the begilninttg of the end hadl arrived, but a new diliculty cropped up-tle coal trimmiers olbjctel to non-union labl r eing emiployed iat their branch of the husine,. andt as they (the trininers) hald accorded their support to the miners previously, the latter body determined to hack them up when requested, lnd. consequently. the hewers. after a few days' work, were wiltlrawnt from the Stockton mine. A conference between the pro prietary ali tlhe minlers was brought iabout againu, ;at the result was that non-union men will he di.pensed with in the trimming department anil iiwork will be resumtared in a day or two. At the Wallsend mines mailtters are uot progressing so favorably. for...
IRRIGATION IN TEXAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
IliIGA.ITION IN TEiXAS. -49--- In :l letter to the Austin S,m'irlm.manm. Williamn I:tala:um avs :-- I ave been kedl ntmre than a Lhtundted jitter>. not malone by our honan people here. but I h:Vme :ll6o letters from strtmawberreym growers d ilm :Itrkeit GIrdeners living int Kn:1ma.t Ilinp i-. :itlli iller iltlles. itllllllling ii bll ll' t l1~w to ''i?_riatl. Wmlilt it e-tl- to iilri'timle. ,Iiil price- ohltineli, ' f 1 1,ur veeel:lblet nuil fruit-. Siee tlhat thie irrimatio ilmmletimnj ii ein, li-cussed in tll e .4lat'm.liino. amln it tt mittn the boohnmig docket of mmur life. It i" 'ertm:in to dl t somethin"t thamt will britg cimtttemerce anm tI nattrati hinom "" 1o nt WailII, to m1Iake aIIy sI?Iggesl inins here whltl t io lo or hol it shall bie lonl. I simple waint to mhom tihe public that whlat I have ilone on1 a smalil tractl of ]llull C:ll l lie ilone on a large s?ale If tie c;ll irlrigate l the glroaillll cast of the city along the river for mile&lt;. a- fir is the...
Quince-Growing. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
Qniine-Growing. .\Alnmot evel fartm lhais :i few .]inee rees Sltrng alonL the gardenl fence or located in someli odld corner, where they re left. n? a rule. to take care of theim selves. The fruit they produce is wortny indi knott}. and they frequently have heir "" of f" ysears, when the housewife is lut to her wit's ends to make gFood the leticiency in the annual supple of sweet ealts caused lly the failure of the quince crop. Few of thoseC who grow quinces or their own use have any to sell. al honilti ther are always in detmand at re unellllrative price. I fc:t. there is not a mllore prolfilable li-rnop that amatt with Ssmall farm can turn hIis attentionl to. i'le popular illmpressioll seems to lie I1that illnces are dililetilt to crow. but the ex perience of those who have mude :a stley if the pecucliar Waits of ithe Itree sees to lrove 1that they l:re as eans to producle as iny otllher fruit. i3r C. L.. houes. Trea surer of the New ,lerse llortlicultural io. iety.in a letter to ...
IRRIGATION. IRRIGATION IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
IHHRRIGATION. lll l(IA.\TION IN N\I I 'EIN "'.\1I.I 10Il N I.\. -----+- - wor'inI up the adllvalilltgS of irrital ion lc.1 thenrto 1. the necet of iSo thc1 Californiia .\Ai :i iucctinlg held ia lh1. ll ll ' rcently. MI . 1. itie gave than : fel wtord of ladctie. fron whhich i make l'lh following extrlac : The .pea:?e:' rde Dver Iel.r-u,, ,',mntv Sant. :o. hWit tas thItIt i>ht11ppa ,lre -dry. barren plainl. nt lit for ptslit ole.. N'o mp:tnlphlela- "terr i-s-ltd : ino eal e at:te circulars lnotldd the country : , o nvllentioll :t111 lo1;, sp'eeches 1o b; they eotutlllry" : hllt lll!n 'iot 'teet her. ?ut t p I tilo Iey. :m1lt built a: 1 ,-mile ditch :otft tride:t l . t dleep). tlok il,- water tit of linll s lRicer. tad irri- stlt the :arrenl. parched earth. IT' heI thl blllad t:a: fir siial. atnd ill ll WI'ar., that land s ill'erett'ed in Vallle :,tt) per it.ll. 'ie :reIno I:nld W,: 11sm biaClhter. the cilJtim i ll ht lt"ter. ti lt-l th?e latd and clii:tt of 'Tela:us:: and here you...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
(3ucral fc.ts. Thlre upreme ('ourt of l'1th Ihas decrTv-l tilhe coiseit itin of normnln property. The bloodh iiiund trid in I.ioni for the detection of the Wlhitechapel Itnnmurderer-have proved a failure, ail n arrive in lri.-ant IiW in less th:m :1' dayI frolnm I.onidn. On Thurdlay la-t :a tman naued Benton wans killed inl ithe ('htnnereil IIoteI. Shelp palrton, y Win. Quiek iurhin a, quarrel. The latter wn- 're-ted. lare- are rapidly increa-inLi and ljero inr very troullble-o ie ill th ,' S ,ilthern tli? trit ,f New South \Wal-. ls Gen ' ont a Iir, .,1. I':a- ur'- rij preii e ttive-, will th , to qi ueen-l:1 to ltrIt oilIi experimetj; IilI the eltivatfion of tle irll of pleuro-puMont :; for t I ti i e lll:ltio ll of cattle. The wheatl harve-t of Smith .\l- tralia for tilt -ollll?? is Imt cxpeitei toa'er',ge toore tha i three hn hel- per acre. The re-ult of the quiitle beteeen tilhe rire-trs and sh:'eholderi of tihe link of iiAu-trala,I.r-pectin.l the -enn--ioll ii, TIe famiily of ...
THE ORCHARD. ORCHARD WIND-BREAKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
THE ORCHARD. ORCIIAIRD ) WIND-BRIIE.KS. When the first, settlers locatei upon illth ertile but tlireeless tIesas of Solltllern C':lifortia. antd udelrtook the experimenllt ef fruit-!,vowing,. they were suhjectedl to he full swoop of the tradlewintls in sum ilr. and:l ttthe Itnrthers at intervnal in early winster. and were fully impresced vithlthe eet. of somen protection llainst their elfects i n tisshapling the glrowint tree or int furnishing onI Itteunpltea:ant fetlure to ian othlerwise almostII( faultless climate. Accolinglyi in most sectionls. a line of Ipeper. etalllptuts. eypres.s o' IotlI(lW ws:lt Illllllate(i :lrOiutttl eteaiC uturanch. Such litne or belt. of piroteetitlg trees wats appreciated. until. with the growth of oreltnird it was discovered that fruit t rees halll beetn planltell too nlear the shelltering winl-break., heeise. Ieine surface-feeders ilarely. the honher trees hald drawn nutriment tnd moist tur- from the soil, to hie detrintent of tile filst ?one orltwo ...
Latest Telegrams. WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE CAULFIELD CUP. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
Latest Telegrams. (FIuot On'I COIIIIn'OSNI:NT.) ,"I:"UDst ,Y E N lNSs . TilE CAULFIIELD CU'P. The Caultield Ccli p was won hv Chi cago, with Tculition second, a?nl lntravi third. The time, 2 main. 38S see., was the quickest on record. HAILWAY ACCIDENIT. A goods train collided with another goods train standing at Narre Warren station ion the (ilthslaln line, on Satur day night. Johnm .\cNamara, the driver, of the first train, was killed. but no one else was injured. The stationmaster. Crotty. was absent without lhave. :11l has been uiisendldl. The illnu?est has clinionenLc.l anil the porters at Narre Warren asserlt lihat the dangel r signal was flying, lbt the lirenlll anilI driver of the colliding train ldeny tiis. The juroy vensure.l thl porter, Knlapp, for leilng guilty of negligence, aniil found nnard .Murray, of the stationary train. ;was not irioperly posted in his diuties. as lie failed to see that his train was liroelrly gnarded by danger signals. This Iilndin doeis not carry...
Renmark Notes. October 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
Reninark Notes. ([liMIt 0 lre (?l iI:sI POSI?S'r.) Oct'h Jr 19. IThec very hoIt wealtiler ti e have h:ad r1111 inr the Innt week Ia- hiee- trvine ti mall. i pe.ii:illy , t h ,.e en.(el ( in tluini. wokI. l'ar.'in tiht week a ild in i hail'evn employ hall a -lighth t? I t I. . l, t ] hr, h ill hl pri n It h mpplii:- li ll f theli 1i:11 n llmmmmliei. tid fhe cmiliiiiit atentioni i f Ciihlboi s. tii recoverl' :uIl I re-unnei wotk: aftier a day's illecs.. 'Thle c-ellretitt lly of the Wlater lhanrllnls in the neiplhblrh.l iif ialt CIireek is gking ahead rapid)ly. u thl l d l .l i i_" i Cf a:lliti nal land in that iirecdion is being tllne. e eImlievi that (Chalevy I trin. are ini a llt itlre pnrelm-er. of our t ,,wn-hilp bl,.oks I -I te ,II - a ll i i ll , m.i. Ct i. Th, ,.aner ii l llem " i expe.i.tl Very -hrtly wiith a itm . ,i f wl lhtlr l pipeil.I . :ilIl thel ithti-cll f 'aer to the tiwn-hip will .. ,ffe'tel a-, ,.aln after i- ,?--ihh0. I1 r imitl htihi.l hl- ilpm, Ia -mall hi mre il...
OUR ADELAIDE LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
OUR ADOLAIDE LE'I'TEI. (Ieo.n ore ('Cout:?.nsr IIrT.) During the Iasi live Year; some t::rxe fill tests hav. hei.x mxle nt the oln I;u'i, A.gricultiu'a 'il, ,le x for the plr poe, of as:erhninin, the relative value of rooti Uawl ,rain for diiry rattle. tlhe .object being to discover how lhix re a quantity of roo.ts umay le given without affecting the ihavn- , of the butter. al to learn whether the hlow of milk and thie coxdilition of tl: cows coul he main tialnei without grain. The plan adopted was to feel the animals one w l i 'eek; on each ration previous to xntt teotin_. dring tiht seudl welek. and then ito change the ratiion alternating every xiv" xweeks. The coows wevre milked twice a day. ald gave daily in roots 2xltil,. anl ,i grain 2?!Ills ofx milk. The root ra tion. which cost 9:eid per day, consisted of 121! of cut hay. Iitothy and clover. :x31ib of m ianghl-. 31h of Swede luiir nips, andl 1.1b of white lxelgian carrxots. ill sliced and mixedl with the hay. The mrain ratio...
Thinning Grapes. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
--4 hu t t of the v:hut aerapv- are inclihl, Il hEi r fl .. ift ih. ai nd ov er o]ppigt is not t itlu :tl- i -I fl e gizio :atlt qulalitu ..f the fruiti. hut a u\tlitti tihe I it e, exhi - i1- it ml trecr It-&lt;. liand fitli- t it t t' flttlre he:tluitm t ti tri. i tti ll h lp i the Ir etetitt of the itltperaltilllt. r', ; lmt et?It fh l" the l pr'i-t la. Ji tll lt out , tilo illInich ll tit is uftJntt ,t tl h l tillt perfectly'. The remedy for Ithi is thin lillng he b-nceus. T'i04 is t, he doe a t foou ai the u wtlth ii fill i enoug. h ad "a11c1d to shilow the ymou fruit, or ju,-t after ite llotuts Ihave falhn. It nuty even he tone hefore this.:?s ,an n :110thL clllii?ls ucut till (te lll i 1l 11 i i = the tillt) prefer'edl bI v miuI 1. Ih thl, lint lIt'ro. vutry clu-ter wlhih i .t-mall .r imlprfttut .or p ui l ritii h ul sh i li h u, hl n fil. In thu e ,,ronl plne'. mIan e Varioteie will put Iitt .hree orl folr clNuttcr> frutl In, a ltttt bud. in a.hii, l i to th ue ii...
Wentworth Mems. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
----ent--rth -hems pix rater I ltr. ,rtl Irrl byh thilt T|,wIIl ',imcil have arrived here anll will ,,on be plavced in lp,-ition. .At1 the tlcuartely me?ttir ,f tie t icct t .it. liei ch la-t I ritl:t there. r le ni huri i net -s xc t t rle t t"l. l.-in I1)" ?acl ht'ert ht ft \\', t tti ,rth .,n li tle L ClII ettelil." 1IIe tItIee. i f die m i iiay I n t Int-. The Wenlltworth Literary :ill .\lMuical ociety rloteU to -ive wtkly entertllllill. lulet-,-"" Ftionlial ultnletueldt the .S'ta . daid all it. "The clearit o.f the d?rin at the corner of 1?arlingan.l Siantlcvch treet. kagiha en it tnl deal| more trouba|le thln wal ' -u ri..n ally ?,xpctdc, I. all has n wl,-.cd thl' at, t.ltitatll of thle emirl f'l ncil. Wh"lo . were to he eenl watching lhe Irosrl.-- ofi the works ont Frihlav. l),nahld ,1"1K ay. ,.grooan to .3lcl :s ]Ilutoll Brothers. 1met wilh at ,evere: ne;ident on lFridlay erveting, wh,-n ht, s?li1,1, while hi. knes', ts.
Murray River. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
Mlrray River. IhA-4lit o~f rirtr"ral~ore -Iullllcrlrl c·r l at MUii~l rrl 1'ir-I iortn:lli-! I in ?t:: llll: L .. .. t'1 1 l I .. . . J vný u ,". n 1t1 _ -t .. .. I 11 I5 : II Third vll.."c nr.n. ilc . . 1'o rtl tncl;illrcltenin~'.. .. 11 I II I "'wI k in U wl," .. . 11 1fllini neck in U,"',ndxr .. .. If r 1i.' entitl!n h in -h '1ý" . .1
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
])trsunat. Mr Dleakin has een "dealing faithfully," ns the divi:es say. with the metlbers of the Ilouse who are fighting entirely for thetm selves, :ald lighting in Iuch a low bred fashion. Sir Henryt Parke, prolmie, to introdlce irrigation among the utanerout good things which are expectedl to keep hint in ollice. It is so farsatisfactory that even Sir HIenry does not think the utilletilum will he com plete without irrigatioln. Mr N. 11. 3)'Kav,e of this jourual, got back to 3tildura on Iotnday after a seven weeks' furlough. The towtl hat visilily swelled dutring hi- abhence. MIr HIlrrodhi, the travelling reporter of the on m and ('ionutrl .lraoal. hi:ta just trot urned frontm a trip to California. Ile was at On taril and he speak; highly of that colony nd of the work done by then Cthaffetys. Mr [arrold it coming to tiildura this summer. MIr l.ier, M..L..\.. one of the tnmembers for the Winlnera, -eemn- to have got. right away am >ng the party which is preventing the majority fr...
Local, News. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
local PDus. On Ir:1ay la-t the Minister of Agricul ture wa? interv'iewed by a deputation repre. venting the varIlyo wine grower' a1socia tions amn the ioard of Viticulture, when tihe project of eOtahilshillng a school of viti cultture was urged upon his attention. }Mr D)ow wat informed that the scheme had tht warm st1upport of tie \?egetable Products Connlisiolln, of the Council of Articlturaltn Education, ntltd all the vignerous of tihe colony. A gralt of 1(011 acres of 0land was reuroirc for oa scihotl, to lie coniduted tby Signori lieerli land Bragato, two expert front Italy who had demonstrated their ability for tile work. They would receive £0011 eacl, andl Ills per da:y whell empliolyed privately ay vitlnegrowers. The school would lhe under the control of the 1Board of Viti culture, the funds of which would require to 1 sullpplelmented iby the Govcrnment. As itltherglen was tile largest vine-growing district in the colony, it was suggested that the experiment:al far[m le locat...
What will Yield £40 per Year. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
What will Yic!d 40 per Year. The idea ,of uakiun a talc of the cunt parative value of :iri'u. productions has ccirrel to :a re-idlent of Suth i'alifornia, and t11e fipur ' sunt by him to a Ical paper sccn ti, be quite wi"thinli uite lilk even for Auitralian conditins. lThey are as follow : 10 acres of ipature aind fed l y cetitle or -,hte1p will yiehl .£ 10. 20 arces of barley will yihell .£1l. 2 :tcrces of grain yield I0. ""0 acrd .f wheat yichl -ld4. '0 ) I'Crs t oitc, yield I0. aI :clre of :lfl fa prolducte .£40. I acres of apple- yichli ! t0. a cres ," apricol.s yictl £ lt0. 2 cews plums yield £40. 1 acre of ligi, bring I£ c £. 1 acre of alhtemnds prodtuce £10. I acre of peaches prodtuce &410. I acre of walnuts yield .C4U. ( acre of raisent grapes pronduce £0 1. i;acre f liartleit pears produce .. It. u acre cherries yiel £-40. Sre' of onlg.es brings ,C1-0. Snrew of blacklberries yield .X10. d, :nre of clivre yield C Ii.
Modes of Propagation. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 25 October 1888
Iodtles of Prop;agationl. -----4-- T "lh : l 'FI h, w i n g .> .l i e d u l e i - :d a p tn , I t o tlue pre? -'t i, of te dilttercnt treet intl rteie-be ill .-- e t lttlll?e :-e Apple and aleat .-leddino ta anZ d ,raft I 'hrr .--Miottly by gbud ling : but ,tteeeed. well by gr:aftinr, if dlne very early. Peach and Nectutriue.-:lY buddin" and erfit ill?. Plum.--]y .rafting" : I, ],y lauddin, if the -tck:c are thrifty. i \prit,,.- liy haulddiug ; ci ieaaly by r iftein . .\,np.a-l:y hic alddint : occitnatallyi by mra'tin ti'hatinut.-ly eatrl; iiraftintg. \:Ilnita.- lv ta earlli-i?t1':,fiul , aln au tued b:ulini. t Quiuce.- Bv cutting and . .aftin.. ltilbert.-v t-icklerst and layers. The liiir ,rn't- l Ž i lo aftel OIl lthe ly . : 1 I - make., 1hut1 more prolific. e 1 p l ,e'd f t- n e w n ll ta ro u r t i o n 11 l ,r wvibl .tcl:s. producin- rapid rotwth and early bearing. Rulapb.rrvandUlackberry.--}l\Yuclhets el, tin'z off rot and layere.