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MELBOURNE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
MKI.BOUnXB I1AIHY MARKET. MlSliBOUHNIf), Tuesday*.:.'. ? ;Nic flutter market is tlrm at &lt;1 reduction 'OfvJd a lb.- 011 lust, week s: quotations. All rrefchi-biutpi*. available has htferr- laken up;: nnil the: quantity of butter from, other Slates is dcereasms. Choice buiterwas quoted lo-duy -at Is id a-lb. oilierprime to- choice- Js lo Is'0ML . occasionally is O'Jcl; stored sweet butler lid,. * : off flavored: lOdvto lOJd. secondary Sydney fresh J Id 111. Ktfjrs firmed to the extent ofld to 1 Jet a doiseir for ordinary, private and new-laid.. Supplies wore short.- and (tic demand rather active. Ordinary lines were quoted at Is ;hr lo Is .Uil: private and new-laid1 .is ;hl to. ls&lt; »Ad. Prbscrved henadvaiufd $d toi 11 Ad. New -laid' duck realised is &lt;ijd! an advance of I Ad. Cheese prices remain- steady. Sup pllos nrt» .shortening, and' there-Is .1 very fair demand.- Haqon. ham:ir|tul lard are also unvaried in value: 'Bacon-is selling satisfactorily, a...
Agricultural Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
Agricultural Items. The (litest Candida o for high hon ors as a beef animal in Kngland is the Norfolk polled black, a cross be* tween the mi-polled cattle of Nor folk, and the black-polled cattle ot Aberdeen, and at the Christmas fat stock sales* at. Sniiihfie'd. they ranked in price with the Polled Scotch and Devons. The world's largest dairy farm is at Head Lake. lieadingly. a suburb ot "Winnipeg in Canada. When com pletely stocked, tho farm contains 2o00 cows Vithin its fences. With 1500 of iheso giving'millc, tho otal yearly output,. is 3.000,000 gallons. The farm was organised bv tho Manitoba Co-operative Farm and Dairy Cont pauy Limited. There is no domestic animal on tko farm that pays better for lih rty t'tan the pig, and the producer who grazes his stock, as well as the voting s'&lt;vk int'cndi\l for fattening, will meet with more success than those whose am ma's jiro regular!? coniined to the sty. now matter liow carefully 'hey are managed or how well thev are fed....
Terribly Tempted. CHAPTER XX. THE GRIEF THAT KILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 July 1914
Terribly Tempted. I A SERIAL STORY BY | V ANNABEL BRAY. j CHAPTER XX. THE GitlEF THAT KILLS. "And *ho will bo u growing power and potency; the years, The treacherous years, will take her part, and ravish liiin irom me, And sho will make a tido out of daily . smiles acid tears, And will pass to fuller blessedness ithrougb weakness which endears, And I shall bo as one forbid before i ceaso to be." When Colonol Stamer re-entered the Already dismantled villa, he was star. led at t-ho funereal solemnity which reigned throughout. Tho place bore the aspcct of a tomb-the moonliglu throw its vaporous beauts on the la e rosea, tho verbenas, and geraniums, which seemed &lt;to welcome him with voiceless mirth, as the evening breeze rocked them to and fro. Ho en ored tho house with his latch key swiftly and noiselessly-ho never dreamt that Lenoro would so ^ soon have taken him at his word. No one in their senses would havo gone with out trying to make some terms for her self. ,, Ta bo su...
CORRESPONDENCE. MEAD SETTLERS' GRIEVANCES. (To the Editor of the "Farmers' Weekly."). [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. Mi;AD SliTTM'RS' GRIKVAN CKS (To the liditor of the " Farmers' Weekly."). Sir,-Mr. Meail in the "Argus" last week staled that an improve ment hacl taken place in the con dition of the salt affected areas at Mead during the past year, and that the settlers were more satisfied under the relief conditions. This I emphatically deny. The salt affected land does not show any improvement, and settlers were never so dissatisfied as they arc now. I will try and explain a few of their grievances, and the method of nianagcment.of the. Commission in this district. ? First we have a compulsory stock and domestic water supply' to pay for. A majority of the settlers pay for this supply by metre measure ment,"and for weeks past many settlers have been drawing; this domestic supply from stagnant pools that have beeir left at the bottom of the channels, whilst many other settlers have no water at all, owing; to the channels in their neighbourhood' being quite dry. As we have had no ra...
ECHUCA STOCK MARKET. July, [?]th. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
KCIIUCA STOCK MARKKT. July, Oltli. Shackell, While & Co. report : Cattle.-A fair yardinK fotflo-dny's sale, consisting principally of fat bullocks of good serviceable quality and youiiK stores. Wc sold:-Kat bullocks, to 16h; do: cows, to £\() 2s'6&lt;1; 3-vear-old heifers, £,?&lt; 5s; 2-vear-old heifers, to £'l 7s; steers, IS months, 35s; calves, Rood sorts, 2-ls; youiiR bulls, to ^3 12s; 'spriiiRinR cows, to £(> 3s. Sheep. -W2 head yarded, ineludinRa pro portion of fat sheep and several pens of nood quality weatiers. We sold ;-Crossbred wethers, to 22s lOd; crossbred lambs, 16s Id; mer ino wethers, Ms 9d; weaners, to 15s 6d; crossbred ewes, to 25s Id. PiRs.-A small yarding, with no prime piRS. Prices unaltered. We sold:-tiffin baconers, 53s 6d; Rood bacon piRS, 48s 6d ; small suckers, .to 12s 6d.
BENDIGO PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
HKNDTGO PIG MARKKT. Messrs. Mason Bros, report:-A very light yarding of pigs forward for this week's sale. Of the total yarding there were only odd pens of baeouers and porkers, the majority being stores. Buyers were numerous and operated keenly on all classes at ruling values. Quotations:-Best fal coners, to £4 i-ls; medium, to £i 18s; light to £$ 1 Is; porkers, prime, to £3 3s; others, to £i 13s; stores, large sorts, to £l 2s; suckers, 1-Ss to 26s. Carcase pork, 3'!m1 to 6',i\ car case of veal, 2/i(1 to 3d. HAI.r.AKAT PIG MARKET. Cooke Bros., Macorna, report:-? Competition for baconers was a train keen, and Inst week's high prices well maintained. Top price for pens was 13s 6d, odd pigs higher. Pips on account of Messrs. R. Hen derson, R. Richardson. W. Uramley, R. and M. Loiifi', D. Beard, G. Pro tliers, W. Valance, if. Hickey, K. Amos and R. Wade sold from 82s to 9f.s. Choppers brought from £\ to 7s 6d, 416 head penned, all de scriptions selling well. Mi;r,nouRNK snRKi' MARKET. ...
BENOIGO LIVE STOCK MARKET. SHEEP. Monday, July 13. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
BENOIGO I/IVE STOCK MA'HKE'P. S1IEEP. ' Monday, .July J 3. \ SHhhP.r-1There was (i. much . larwr yarding of sheep at the Municipal Yards uendteo, for sale> than wo have had for Home lime. About H'» Iruclcs arwved by rail, anil a fjir .-proportion- »>f roai*. iois made 11)0 total about 4837.- - Mm'.* wiis a splendid attendanco of bo:h local ail I outside. buyers, but as ilio l»;r*c 0f Die yarding was from sood to pruuo stuff, buyers operated very eautioiisiv, and *vrv litllo business w\»s done in !he iinvalo sales. AL auction Ihe jprniiM s-a)os showed a decline in mices t>f 2* pu* hoad .md in sonic cases even .m»>r»\ ami ern "inucd. dull, throughout, with :hy usual duetuations of a dragging s.il». Most >f thestore sheep were mer.'no wethers uid-cwos- with lambs -ai foot.:. .Th.r Jlrst ud 'Offered to ah averse attendance of armors anf| graziers was 87 .n^r»iit» w -ih ?rs. C» and 8 tooth, strong o«ni&lt;j;i.on. .'air ikins,months fre»\ K's 'hi; 70 merino .'.iWQjj...
COMMERCIAL. DISTRICT MARKETS. CO[?] STOCK SALES. July 14th [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
COMMERCIAL. DISTRICT MARKETS. COIIUN'A STOCK SAUiS. Inlv 1 -1111. Charles r" Kiiu; reports having hold his montlily slock market at the Agricultural .Society's Yards on Tuesday, when lie had a very fair yarding of pigs and cattle. Stores had a dragging wile owing to the continued dry weather: but there was" a brisk demand for anything prime ami fleshy. Quotations:-Store pigs, 10s to 25s; fat cows, from /.5 5s to 7s 6(1; bulls, to ,£8; vealers, ,£?; springers, to /5. Geo. A. Hence & Co. report having held their usual monthly stock sale at Column on the above date, when a Rood yarding of cartlc came forward. There was a- good attendance of buyers, and prices were the same as late rates. We sold as under:-Pat cows, .£3 to ,£S: fat heifers, to £$ :15s: fat steers, to £(>.. beefv cows, to ss: springers, to /£:> 5s; store cows, to 30s. 1'igs.-Slips, l.Ss; suckers, 1-ls; flood feeders, 27s; light-weight bneoners, to^'3. Sheep. -l''al lambs, 15s lid. Poultry. Hens, 2s 9d pair;...
POULTRY NOTES. Chickenpox and croup are generally [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
POULTRY NOTES. Cniokenpox nnri croup arc ^ontM'iiIly in evidence. either singly or in asso ciation, at this timo of year. Both are of bacterial origin. Gliiekonpox is duo to a mioroscopie fundus, which seems .to be widely distributed, and at all times of lite year, under cer . nin climatic eoiiditions. Probably lie sport's arc dust borne-time is to say, they are blown from place to plaeo with dust, etc. Any punciutv of the skin, such as results from con not with wiro-ne ting, bites of Hies, or mosquitoes; are entrance points for the spores, which soon grow, ami in time form ihe pustules. or so-called warts. A sharp lookoii» should al ways be maintained, and at the first sign the suspee should be isolated. The flock mav have Kpsom sal s twice a week-at tlio rate of one ounce for every 20 adults. This may be dis solved and added to the drinking wa ter, or, hot.or still, added to the soft food (mash). in the morning. The patient should have comb. face, wat tles, and head generally, bat...
KOROOP. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
KOROOP. A very enjoyable tennis match took place here on Saturday last, when Tea! Point played the return match with the locals. The various Ktunes proved very interest i»B,.especially iirthe last set, when it became known that- the total ; 4cpJ'CS- iw.erc even. Onlookers Jciieerecf wiien Koroop emerged vic torious by the narrow margin of one j^ainc. The Koroop ladies played well, winning their section by 19 games; but the visltinff tfen tleuion ploved too stronK for the locals, scoring -16 Ramos out of 74. The followiwere the scores: Ladies.-Misses A. Robinson and W. Guv beat Misses O. and A. Baid, 6-1: and beat Misses H. Baird and U. Thompson, 6-2. Misses li. Guy and K. Robinson beat Misses H. liaird atul T&lt;. Thomson, 6-2; and beat Misses O. and A. Baird, 6.0. Gents.-AV. Robinson and J. Guy lost to li. M'Curdy and W. Wilson, 2-6; and lost to Thompson Bros., 2-6; and beat Dickson Bros., 6-4. A. Baniett ami A. M'Connell beat Thompson Bros., 6-3; lost to ft. M'Curdy and G....
BUDDING SEED POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
BUDDING SEED POTATOES. Tho subjoined paper, upon a sub ject of considerable interest to |io ato growors is by Mr llussell Kidd, of luvermay, Tasmania, whose success is the raising of u valuable new variety of potato has already been describ ed mid illustrated m the Leader. Mr Kidd says the following remarks uro bused upon a few years practical ex perience, and aro given in the hope .hat they may have ;i season or two of wasted effort on the pant of Miose farmers, who aro go ahead enough to give the new sys cm a 'trial. Tho old stylo of preparing potatoes inten ded for seed jk being superseded by a new ono, t-o which the term "sprout ing." hna boon applied. For several reasons, lie thinks, it would be bettor io describe tho sys'em by «t!ie word "budding." This name is as truo as .to fac\ and avoid# any confusion with another and most reprehensiblo practise which is also called "sprout In this latter case, where cos ly seed potatoes of a new variety are be ing propogated, tho potato i...
MACORNA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
MACORNAv Question 11 iff lit provided a. very -'pleasant. evdning at the- last meet ing of the Macorna Debating So ciety The next item for debute is: " Is a Chanty Tux advisable-?? ' Owing-to. Mr. Trenwith's address belli}? set down for the 16th, the: debate was postponed for a week. A quantity of material for the new trucking-..yards has been ? 011 the ground for some time. A for ward move took place 011 Monday; Inst,when an inspection of the sites was made bv the officials, and it was decided to rebuild 011 the. present position. - ? The general topiC"now is the con tinued drv weather,- which is be ginning to make the outlook any thing but promising, The local ' chaff and oat market is hardening and' is now . iibove the: Melbourne value*." ' A meeting of the friends of Miss Thoinasrwas held 111 the I.O.It. .ITalli- at.Macorna : 011 - Monday . evening of last week,?.'..-and it -was'decided to lenderMiss Thom as a ? farewell social: and present ation, prior to her departure ? frotn ...
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. Aecoiding to i ffiviti lop- n« as «t» ?:Ii*i projitabe hrtM»&lt;!injr (,| male on he coast ol Alaska, Galloways have I>«*ck*i round much tjie best e.':'- le lor that region. They aro hardy, good "luivt lers" for sustenance, ami avo pro ec ted by their long coats from ihe cold. Naturally excellent beef t'sn-tIl». as they aro regarded by .th;» local brooder. 'he latter arc making an attempt by experiments m secure a strain which will prove good milk ers. and provide Alaska with an ani mal which nieeis Iioth requirements. In consequence nt a prolonged drought in A he Hahia Hanea district of Argentina, the crop of wheat on neary 2,000,000 acres is reported to have been lost, in consequence of which n gre»-t number ni he. sninH . farmers',? liieii*"'aliiiost devoid of capit al, have boon ruined and have aban doned their land; while others ar.* appcaing to tlie ua'ional and pro vinciul governments for assistance. Tlie whole cro|> in the country, al though...
WEE WEE RUP. TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
\vr;rc WR.n RUP. TKNNIS. A team from -Morton Tennis ? Club-visited Wee Wee liiip 011 Saturday last and played ajnatch with the locals. There: was some . very excitiny: ? plav. ^ Wee Wee Kup finally won by the narrow '?Jiiagm of two : Raines. Afternoon . tea was served up on the ground, and much appreciated by players and visitors. Scores:-Ladies' doubles.-Misses Peace lost to Mrs Syuionds and Miss Smith, 3-6; and lost to Misses North and .I. . Han cock, 4-6. Misses Fehring;. and Hildabrandt lost to Mrs. Synionds and - Miss - Smith,' -2-6; and beat Misses North and I. Hancock, 6-4. Gents' doubles.-M. - Peace and- Hateman lost to Cleave and ' Synionds, 2-9; and beat Webb and _F. Smith, 9-5. Martin and G. Peace beat Cleave and Symonds, 2-9; and beat Webb and F. Smith, 9-5.- Total scores: Horlon, 44 games; Wee Wee Run. 46 games. .
SHAPE OF THE COW. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
SHAPE OF THE COW. l» Holland a good deal of discussion lias taken place on the relation, U any, between the conformation and milk yield of cows. Herr J. tteimers an agricultural teacher at Wageningen investigated catt-lo in the Priesiati rterd-buok, and had prefernco to SOU ' animals from two and a quarter and nice years old. His conclusions were as follows:-Tire milk yieJd in creases slightly with increasing height of crupper; but tho increase can by no means bo called regular, and a strong connection between tho two factors could not bo established. Ani mals with small, or with very deep breasts appear to givo a smaller yield Umn animals which arc normal in thi9 respect, hub tho differcnco was *oo slight to make tho deduction of prac tical value. There is no regular ro Intionship between milk \ eUl and length of hindquarters, 01' kvid'h le twoen haunches or breadth f pelv't. Animals with normal breadth of pelvis .give moro milk than Mioso with larger or smaller breadth of : .elv's...
MEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
MI-AD. 'l'hc masked bull held here last Wednesday, in aid of the funds of the Mead Public flail, proved highly successful, and a substantial surplus cheque will be duly handed to the hall committee. Ihere were altogether about 40 couples in masks. The dancing eomjpetitions; to the' strains of Waiting's Rand, were an attractive feature. The first prize for the waltz was carried off by Mr. Cra ven and Miss Keelv; sceond honors falling to Mr. I'ocknall and Miss Purtou. The tender for the construction of the first, section of'the Mead draiuaRe channel No. 4 has just been let. The successful tenderer.is Mr.- G. C. Waites. This drain is :m. extension of drainage channel No. 3. It involves an excavation of rather -more than .11,000 yards. The amount of the new contract is
District News. GUNBOWER. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
District News. (1-rom our CoirespoiHletits.) - GUN BOW KR. J lie Committee u lm arranged tile recent local euchre partv and dance in aid of Hie Coluina Catho lic Church bazaar were unfortunate ill their choice of a date. . I.ight cold showers fell last Wednesday afternoon, which with the cold winds had the effect of keeping would-be visitors at home by their firesides. Then, to.., the Tornmi bnrry Tennis Club had chosen the same evening for their annual ball. Despite these drawbacks, a very peasant evening was spent bv those who did attend, eleven tables being occupied. Mr. \>. Phvlaml se-. cured the honors in wins for the Bents: MissS. l'hyland taking the lady's trophy. Dancing followed a hearty and enjoyable supper.
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Btiitlcus. This docs not portain to production, but'it nono \ho loss desehves the a tention of tho man on the land. it tells of tho art of pruning roses, On every farm &lt;thcro should bo a garden and it should not bo a wilderness. lc is duo to the wives and daughters that it should contain tlio host Hewers that cau bo obtained, and thaj they .should bo woll curod-for. "Land knows !M as Joseph Lincoln's Capo Cod charac ters would say, there is enough of the . unlovely iu the average life on tlio j land to make it worth while to reliovo it buy such excursions into ho regions of tho aosthetio as a well-plan ed and woll-tendod garden permits. There cau be uo better emuodimont of tho beauty of things than tho rose. With this much by way of apology for 'his week forsaking hard mavtor-of-faet subjects, wo will look into tho work that is of such special importance among tho' roscB a'; this particular period , Tho eovroet uud judicious pruuiug of roses i» one ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 17 July 1914
- TARPAULINS, FLYS, HORSE RUGS, FLAGS, PIG NETS, WATER BAGS, -?- CART COVERS, VERANDAH BLINDS, Best Quality and Workmanship at Lowest Prices. OIL. COATS and KNEE RUGS, our own make, a Specialty. LARGE STOCK MARQUEES FOR MIRE. WRITE FOB QUOTATIONS TOE AIL KINDS OF CANVAS GOODS. Country Orders Promptly Attended to. T. Chamberlin (Late J. HARWOOD), HARGREAVES ST/ (Opp- Savings.Bank). BENDIGO. Furniture Sale MORLEY JOHNSON'S, MITCHELL STREET BENDIGO. OAK SIDEBOARD, 6ft. . . . . .. .. £16 10 o NOW in ib o OAK DININC.ROOM SUITE .... 1210 o NOW 8 to o CHESTERFIELD COUCHES, 6ft .. 7 to o NOW 4 ro , o 'OAK BEDROOM SUITES '19 10 o NOW 15^10 o SOLID WALNUT OVERMANTELS all Bevelled Glass, from o 19^ 6 WICKER" SETTEES .. ' 30/-, NOW 21/- each. FOLDING WARDROBES .. .. .. .. 14/6. NOW 7/11 eacli. WE PACK AND DELIVER FREE ON ALL CASH ORDERS ~ DURING SALE. CARPETS - LINOLEUMS - CROCKERY GLASSWARE EQUALLY REDUCED. MORLEY JOHNSON'S. BENDI0O SCHOLTEN BROS, (Sons of late G. J. SCllOI.i EN). MANUFACTURER...