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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
Gordon Anderson, Carrier, Forwarding Agent and Livery Stable Proprietor, HAS Two Motor Cars (Maxwell nnd Metz) Scaling Fire and Three, containing the latest Improvements, »nd is prepared to hire fame to Travellers or Tourists oa reasonable terms Address—VICTORIA HOTEL, COBRAU King up Phone X+. 9. No. 502. CENT S Sr.l ID NICKEL WATCH 7/G Post Tree. Perfoct Timekeeper. .Splendid Voluc. 12 Months'Guarantee FORSTER The Jeweller, 204 Smith Street, COLLINGWOOD, MELBOURNE Barooga Hotel. A. j7~allen (Formerly of Yarroweyah and Yarrawonga) Has taken over thfl management of tlie above hotel, and extends a hearty welcome to old nnd new frienda. Only the Best Brands of "Wiuo, Ale, Spirits and Cigars stocked. Good Accommodation for Travellers. FIRST-CLASS TABLE. Cleanliness, Ordor, Civility and Attention Guaranteed. A CALL AVILL BE ESTEEMED. John IMamara and Go., STOCK. STATION, AND FINANCIAL AORNTS, YARRAWONGA. PRQPEllTI'ES always on hand for .sale or to let; Clearing Salef conducted personally...
The Cobram Courier. ESTABLISHED 1888. THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 1914. Local and General Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
pe ^obnaii) ^oimen, Established 1888. THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 1914. Local and Geaaral Items. A Nice Rain;all.—Light showers i oE rain bewail to tall in this district 1 shortly before midnight on Monday, I and continuing at intervals until duy I break on Tuesday a total of 43 points was registered. More rain appeared i to be imminent during the morning, but eventually tho^clouds dispersed and a westerly wind dashed all hopes of further showers. In the evening, however, the sky became overcast again, and rain fell to the extent of 21 I points, or G-l altogether; Judging by phone reports to hand from neighbor ing places the rain was a general one, and though the quantity was not half of what was desired still it is reckoned to be sufficient to start the crop's, and it should also materially benefit the grass paddocks. A good feature of the rain was that it came sufficiently light to enable almost every drop to soak in the ground where it fell, and the result is already visible in the fresh...
HOW TO WASH HAIR BRUSHES. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
MOW TO WASH HAIH URUSI1ES. j There is really ajt art in the proper washing of hair brushes ; j the best brushes may bo ruined by j cureless washing, and if the bris j ties tire allowed to become soft, a j hair brush becomes practically use 1 less for its intended purpose. Many t people cleanse hair brushes by1 ' covering them with wheaten flour, ' and simply rubbing the hristles to ! gether. This method, however, is j not thoroughly satisfactory. To j keep your brushes in good condi tion, proceed in the following man-' ner. Have two shallow dishes, one of moderately hot, the other of cold water. To the first dish, ; which contains, say, a ijtiart of j water, add a dessert spoonful of ! ammonia. Nou* take your brushes, j one by one, and keep dipping the | bristles up and down in the water j '.being careful not to vet the backs), and in a minute or two the dirt und dust will cotno out of them as if by magic, leaving them beautifully white. Now dip up and down several times in the se c...
QUEEN CAKE FOR AFTERNOON TEA. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
QLKEN CAKB FOH AFTEHNOON TEA. These arc made by beating up \oz. butter to u cream with 3o7.. sifted sugar, adding ilb. best pastry flour. Wash und dry well 2oz. currants and mix with other ingre dients. Heat up 2 eggs—yolks and whites separately—flavour. with cin namon and a little nutmeg. Sift the dry ingredients gradually into this, and beat all well together for hall nn hour. Have ready some heart-shaped tins, nearly fill with mixture, and 'bake in a very sharp oven. Chili Beer.—Twenty-four small rhilies, fight quarts water, 3lb. sugar, '2o7. cream of tartar, two t abU'spnonfols yeast, essoncc of lemon. Boil tlio chilies in four quarts of water (essence of lemon to flavour, if liked) and yeast. Bottle and cork, and tie down at once. Vegetable Marrow Jan\.—l'eel and remove pulp, out into thick chunks, put four pounds of marro.v into a bowl, strew over four pounds of preserving sugar. the juice and ! finely shredded rinds of two largo | lemons. Let this stand all night ; | add two ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
Commonwealth Jife^ank of Hustralfa HKAD OFFIOE SYDNEY Ihlt Bank U op*n for ill ottwi of GENERAL BANKING BUSINE88 it EQUITABLE BUILDING, OOLLIN8 STREET, MELBOURNE Alio at Sydnoy, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Brisbane, RocVhampton, Townsvllle, and London. Oftble remittance! made Co, And drafts drawn on foreign places ttireci. Foreign bills negotiated «nd collected. Letter* of credit tamed to Any part of the world. Hill* negotiated or forwarded for collection. Dankinjr And Exchange Builnew Of every description transacted within the Common* wealth,-United Kingdom'and abroad. Ourreut accounts opened. Interest paid oo fixed deposit*. Advance made against Approved securities. SAVINGS BANK ' DEPARTMENT Viotorlan Central Offices 317 OOLLINS CTREET, MELBOURNE. Bnnchea In the abore cities and 2,000 Apencfet at Post Oflicet throuj(hout the Commonwealth. Dcpotltt from 1/- to £300. Intoreet At 3% per annum. ftepeelte or Wlthdrawale may be made at any Branch or Agency within the Commonwealth...
Manuring Grass Lands. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
Manuring Grass Lands. A~ crop of li ton of meadow4 hay per acre contains on the averago -191b. nitrogen, 611b. potash, and | l24lh. phosphoric acid. The ques \ tion ci the appropriate manuring of j grass lands is complicated by the ^questions ay to whether it is in i tended for pcriuuuent pasture; or | to he cut for hay ; and whether } grass or clover is to predominate. I It may he stated generally that the proportion of clover-is incre^s ! ed by the application of manures | containing potash and phosphoric i acid. MJifi diminished by the appli I cation of nitrogenous manures. Too j heavy manuring of any kind," espe cially nitrogenous, tends to the growth of coarso grass. Manures containing lime, such as plaster, al so promote the growth of clovers. For grass the best results were ob tained by Lawns and Gilbert in England by the application of min eral (superphosphate and kainit), together with sulphate of am monia. Heavy grass crops were obtained, to the almost total ox i elusion o...
THE FARM. Echelon Milking Stalls. AT HAWKESBURY AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
THE FARM. K Echelon Milking Stalls. AT HAWKESBURY AGRICUL TURAL COLLEGE. Compared with our old hails, tha echelon milking stalls show to con siderable advantage, especially in the fact that a comparatively small building (31 feet x 10 feet*) ' is all that is required to milk sixteen cows at a time. Since this build ing can bo built and fitted up for from £100 to £130, according to locality, it is well worthy of con sideration as an effective and com rarathely cheap building for milk ing purposes. Originally the "stalls" were mado of wood, the uprights entering the concrete floor, but they are now constructed of iron piping, which is bolted to the walls, and the floor is thus loft free from obstruction, a decided advantage when clean ing. The construction of the floor is rathor different from tho usual method, as the expense has been cut down as low us possible by filling up with packed sand, and putting 2 inches of reitiforcod con creto on the top. There might he some doubt as to wh...
Our Convicts. DRAWN FROM TWO TYPES. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
[ Our Convicts. JjHAWX FltOM TWO TYl'KS. Criminals may bo divided into two I classes. Many men tiro to ha found in the criminal ranks tt'ho, though constantly iu ami out of prison, uro j not criminals tit heart, but full iu to crime from fin inherent weak- | nchs 01* character. They are often j creatures of impulse, wanting ia in- j I telligence, und incapable of pursu | I Hi?# even with moderate wuceess, ui criminal lite. '.Many &lt;/ thorn are! victims of their passions, or dupes ; of others. Though able to earn ■ their livelihood when removed from. ! the sphere of temptation, numbers are incapable of struggling against adverse circumstances, and, cense quently, fall to the first temptation that is likely to satisfy their press ing requirements. Although there are many whoso first fall from the patli of reetitudo is due to misfortune, there arc .others who have either deliberately adopted or continued iu a crimi nal Kfe.'from choice. Numbers have been brought up in an atmo...
OTTER ON RAILWAY PLATFORM. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
OTTER O.N 11AILWAY PLAVfOHM ] A largo otter suddonly appearing ! at I ho main entrance of Virginia : Writer ' Knilwnv Station, »wl r\m ' ning up tho platform, fiercely ob ' .looted to pursuit by tin* station master and porters, font was cor ; nertnl after half an hour by moans j of advertisement boards. It was I sont to the Zoological Gardens.
Ladies' Column. SAVOURY CUSTARD. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
Ladies'Column. «—— SAVOURY CUSTARD. Invalids often get tired of swcot custard. In such a. case, give savoury custard. To make,, take a quarter of a pint of strong beef tea, add • to it an equal quantity of milk, one well-beaten egg, and a flavouring of salt nnrl pepper. Dak* in a buttered plo dish till just set. If the oven is rather hot, stand tho dish of custard in an other larger pie dish, which has been half filled with hot water. This will prevent the custard from cool- _ ing i too quickly. If at any time . you are giving beef tea as a bever age, add Just a little cream to it. This makes it nourishing.
Ladies' Column. WONDERS OF A SMALL FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
Ladies' Column. a WONDERS OF A SMALI. FRUIT. Is it not obvious that the fruit which gives character to such a noblo preparation fis the Christmas pudding must bft something more than ordinary ? The Christmas pudding of the British Isles Is | world-famous—and justly so. Ima gine what it would bo like without currants. Tho mere suggestion miakea i one shudder 1 That famous institu tion owes Its fine flavour to tho prosenee of currants. Other well known sweets similarly indebted , aro the minco-plo, tho Eccles cake, tho currant cake, and a host c f others. A general principle that holds good in all circumstances is that where thcro are currants there is sweetness—and what a sweetness, what a charming, caressing flavour is in tho fruit I Of courso the uso of tho frult_ Is most beneficial to health, to sny nothing of the eco nomy of it. Tho following season able recipes have been specially pro pared l>v a leading expert In do mestic cookery '—
HOW TO MAKE POTTED MEATS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
1I0W TO MAKE POTTED MEATS. Take a hind imp bone, and break It up well ; put it on to boil with 0 pints cold water, boil slowly for five hours ; then add '2\h. of hough, and boil slowly for three hours. Strain into a basin, and allow it to stand all night to cool. Next | day cut up the meat into small pieccs, and add to the stock, sea son with salt and pepper ; then put it on and bring to boiling point. Boil for 15 minutes. Then dish up in small bowls or moulds.
CHRISTMAS PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
CHRISTMAS TUDDINO. 21b. raisins, 2lb. currants,, 21b. flour, 21b. beef suot (chooped fiuoly) lib. breadcrumbs, six eggs, 1 i lb. treacle, one teaspoouful glngor. Method.—Warm tho treacle and add to It & gill of milk. Mix this with all the other Ingredients thor oughly, tho fruit being carcfully pro pared previously. Pour tho mix 'tiiro Into greasod basins or moulds, and boil from four to six hours.
BRAWN. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
BIIAWX. This makes a nice breakfast, and as it can be oaten cold often helps the busy housewife very con siderably, especially where an early breakfast is needed. Boil till very tender half a pig's head ; bone, cut lip htnall, season to taste, and return to the pot ; just boil up a little of the stock, and then pour into mould to set.
MINCEMEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
MINCEMEAT. Threo large lemons, three large tart cooking apples, fib. stoned raisins, lib. currants, lib. Anely-choppod beof suot, $U>. moist sugar, loz. minced candiod peel, one gill rum or brandy, two tablespoonfuls orango marmalade. Method.—Grato the rind of tho lemons, squeeze out tho juice, and strain into a basin. Boll the re mainder of the lemons in Water un til tender enough to pulp. Bake the apples and pulp them also. Add the remaining ingredients to the first pulp, and mix them all to gether. Fill the mincemeat into jars, cover each closely with parch ment paper, and tic up. Keep in a cool but dry place, and use as roquired.
A Nursery Chair. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
A Nursery Chair. This nursery chair is such a simple contrivanco nml so very useful tliut tlie wonder is no one thought of it till now. A woman has the credit of inventing it. —Tho chair is fitted with two 'drawers to contain all that is necessary in dressing baby. The drawers aro divided into com partments to hold the safety pins, powder puff, handkerchiefs, brush and comb, feeding utensils, and odds and onda which every mother likes to have handy for baby's toi let. There is no doubt this device would greatly simplify the some what trying operation of dressing n j fractious baby, uitd save nurse or j mother much unnecessary trouble. | The nursery chair is so simple of [ construction that, there is no re.i [ son why a handy man should not ! adapt one for household use out of I h common kitchen chair, one of the [ square, solid, old-fashioned kind. It, will lip found advantageous to cut short the lejrs of the chair, to enable f tho mother to stoop more easily | while bathing" baby.<...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 23 April 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. I If you want to heat a Ant-iron in | your room, a tin pl&to over tho gas-jet will enable you to bent tho iron twico as quickly. Scorch-marks on linen may bo re moved by rubbing /rosh-cut onion, tho garnient being afterwards soaked in cold water. To stop hiccup, givo Use patient a teaspoonful of granulated sugar and j w'nogur. Jf this does not afford f instant relief, repeat tho dose. j When boiling any kind of greens, j use sugar in place of sodn, which ; gives the greens a much better fla j vour, but they then require a little | longer cooking. J To keep tho white of an cue from _ leaving the yolk and scattering about in the water, take u spoon j a.nd stir tho water rapidly round for | u few seconds, then drop the egg gently in tho "hole" in the centre ! &lt;ii' the whirlpool formed by tho rapid circular motion of the spoon, lloil up quickly for three or four minutes. Ti» cook foreign eggs tuul make them equal in flavour to fresh coun try eggs, try...