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THE STRAW HAT. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
THE STRAW HAT. lVopla iit'vcr think of brushing thuir straw baits; tbo straw doesn't aoem to u a hut mndo lo bo brushed, tbo duet ,i. f ii't show on it so much, and so ...ey brush all their other hats und lot ilicir straw hats go. . it if Umj. would brush their straw butt us they do the others tnoy uould kcQ|> fresh and good-looking much lon ger ; this is not bo much on account of the brushing itoolf as because of tho protection that brushing it, keep fug it clean, giraa it from tho affocts of moisture. What mokta a straw hat look shabby .s rain. If rain falls: on a dusty hat every drop spreads, fixes the dust, and makes tho chapeau dingy. The same rain tailing on a clean hat would liaro fur less effect" on its appearance. ? Brush your straw hmt, «nd the riblion n>:i, just as you would any other, and ;oii "ill have the satisfaction of keep ttxji it in fair condition. Husband: "What did tho doctor say, MaryP" Wife; "Not much. Ho usked mo to put out ijiy tongue.1 "Ym." ' "And to...
LEGUMES AS FARM CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
LEGUMES AS FARM CROPS'. ! (Uy Charles F. Oass, in "Kimball's Dairy Farmer.") Practical farmers generally notice that their cultivated crops, as mai*o, tobacco, or potatoes, do best tvhon grown where a good c'over sod'was ploughed under. Centuries ago, tho best launera m Europo recognised the value of the legumes. Tne Greeks and Itomans grow votch and lucerno -or medica, as it was then called. Tins name, "Medica," was (won to lucerno becauso it seomod- to improve the soil aud was such a good feed tor tho stock that they considered it as a mediciuo. Oiovcr was ono of tho mum crops m tho Norfolk rotation, wltieh proved so vamnb'o in tho agri cultural development of England in the cany part ui tho eighteenth cen tury. &uy beans aio natives of China aim' Japan, wiivio they havo been grown tor centurus. 'There thoy are valiied ns food, as a soil improvor, ai.d as *eed for stock. Thus, the leguuus are not. a newly developed species ot piants, but havo been grown tor many years ana ...
ALONE I DID IT. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
ALONE I DID In Stivichal, near Coventry, stands a building unique among places of wor ship. John Green, a stonemason, in 1810 laid thu first utone of tho odiilco, and beycu years later ho completed it. In all that time ho derived asMstanco fr»m none, doing all the work with his or. a hands, until tho church was ready for it&lt;s interior-fittings. This is tho stone «truotor« in England-and probably in tho world-of which every Btona waa laid by ono man. Tho building accommodates quito a. largo congregation, and tho church derives a considerable revenue from the contri butions of aigbt«eere, who aro drawn la ihn placo through curioaity.
ONCE WAS ENOUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
ONCE WAS ENOUGH. This tab relates how a bhhop, ac costed by a neat but hungry struugcr, derived profit from the encounter. The bishop, so runs the yarn, took the needy oi»o to. a hotel, and shared u gorgeous, dinner with him, yet, hav ing left his episcopal wallet in the pocket of u dillereut episcopal jacket, suddenly faced the embanasbment ot not possci-siug d\c wherewithal to pay up. "Never mind," exclaimed his guest. "I havo enjoyed dining with you, and i shall ho charmod to shoulder tho cost, a Permit me." Whorcujwn tho stranger paid for two. This worried tho prcla.c, who insisted: "Just let mo call a cab and we'll run up to my hotel, whero 1 shall havo tho pleasure of reimbursing you." But the strauger met tho suggestion with: here,,old iuqu. You*vo stuck uto for n bully good dinner, but hanged if I'm going to let you stick tut far cab faro as woli l"
WHEN YOU FEEL A COLD COMING ON. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
WHEN YOU FEEL A COLD COMING ON. A .simple but very efftotivo remedy tor "raw" throat .ami che&t,. expert oncH.il especially by singers and sneak ers, is to drink hot milk, then for a minute or two batho iho chart -with milk as hot as enti bo borne, This serves both as a stimulant awl nutri tive. Far inflamed '*cu\v throat," unac companied by coughing, bind around tho throat a thin strip of well-peppered salt pork. After twelve hours the >ork is removed and for a few hours ougcr a plain, fresh flannel band is substituted. Kqcp out of draughts. Instead of water for a cold pack, somo uso alcohol, full strength; not only is it tnoro effective, but, besides, one is not so liable to &lt;tako cold the next morning after removing tho pack. A Honolulu lemody for sore tnroat is fresh pineapple, as much as one can digest. . The efleet is marvellous. Carefully roast a largo lemon in the oven, so that tho skin does not break and the juieo escape. To the ho juice "add enough wh...
KILLING HORNS ON CALVES. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
KILLING HORNS ON CALVES. No logical excuse cau bo giveu for keeping cattle with honi6._ ltather than get rid of the cattle it ia wise to get rid of the horus, and there is no better time to do this than wlieu the calf i3 a few days old. It causes uo disfigurement, and the operation is practically painless. I always keep on baud i\ stick of caustic potash for this purpose, aud when the calf is a few days old, about the third day, just when tho button like embryo horus cau be ielt under tli© skin, rnako a light application of tho potash directly over tho horns. Only one application is necessary. Is is necessary to bo very careful in handling the potash, for if it touches any part of the skin it will rnako an ugly sore. Wax or oiled paper should ba used for handling it, and wheu not in use it should bo kept in a tjghtly stoppered bottle. Before it is ap plied to the miniature horns it should be moistened slightly. Cut the hair where tho application is to be made, aud rub it over tho sp...
NEWS SUMMARY [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
NEWS SUMMARY I Tho recent rain hus considerably im I proved tho agricultural and grassing outlook in tho Werribeo shire. I' Trying to lift hor infnut brother off .doorstop, Olivo Dunn, a child of six, .living'with hor parents ut West Mel* I bourno. stumbled and fell, breaking her right leg. Tlio Almost continuous rains for tho pnot week throughout Fern Tree Gully district has impodod nil farming ope rations. Tho ground is sodden, and : all the low-lying lands arc more or lea* under water. Largo quantities of fodder are being shipped down tho Murray. M,ost of it comos from Melton, near Melbourne, aiid is being sent to Murium bidgco ports in fullihnent of Kiverina orders. wTJio Geolong Water Worlrs jmkI «f»w -ci'jigo IVust has the; tcn&lt;" j\ ot AM?h/haii Kcr^iHohViititl^(>jrvf^ 'tHv w*, ply. of,72,0W foieKefOWtf^rcVr:: ;/ai>r pipes, for tho duplication "f the Anakm main, tho prieo being Cl'H.lTT/'LVo. There were cloven tenderers, including offers from manufacturers in ...
Terribly Tempted. CHAPTER XXII. THE DARKNESS DEEPENS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
Terribly Tempted. | i SERIAL STORVBY ( y AWMABEL 8H»V. J CHAPTER XXII. THE DARKNESS DEEPENS. 4'Then look around* Ami chooee thy ground, And take thy rest." -Byron. "Poaitifely vanished out ovory body's sight," Mrs. Desart was say- , ina, with real regn-'t in nor voice, , ana . laco handkorcrief applied to her pre.ty eyes. ,TTalk about -truth beusR i&traQfer thtta fictiou-well» hero w a case m poinfcl" Guy was sitting at her right hand at luncheon, but it was evident ho bud for any one, and sho thought mo very Mrs. XH-sart wore in earnest, or do ceiving him to oblige Stamorp "You were her friend I be sa'd, slowly. "Sha wrote to you-didn't 6ho, now and then? She would surely turn to ft woman in hot tronblo-ovtn if sho refuted to see mo." "I don't think Lenore eared much for any one, said sho thought me very weak and frivolous 1" said Lottie, sigh ing, and voxvd at Guy's loyalty. Mrs. Desart was ono of those charm ing littlo 'cat-women,* who resent ad m5ation bestowed on anyono...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
Messrs. E. Holmes Muir and J. E. Crapp, SURGKON DKNTISTS, Of Cromwell liou.se, corncr of Collins and Russell - streets, Melbourne, and Hawthorne's Kuifdinj;. Victoria-street, Kerang, beg UMiotify that their MU, THUS. A. YOt/XG, Dentist, Visits Comma evt-r> l'ourth Thursday, mid may tic consulted at Mrs. Wrtvfens' Boardinghouse. Next Yi>it: THURSDAY, AUG. 6th. Macortia: Jitlv 27tli. Coimjiltat:V»ns free. MellKMirrio prices. Miss Gertrude Schier, D.M.S.U., lU'gs t«> rmnomiec that >he is prepared to receive 1HTII.S l?OR PIAXOKORTK M'DOXAI.p'S Cofkkk PAI.ack, ConrNA, livery Tno-day. commencing July 7th. Miss St'huT ba> matriculated in Music, and holds first and second class Diplomas. Private addre*.> r " fyvhiel," Mend. DRKSSMAKING ! Misses L. & M. Findlay, (Cjte Mrs. MofHt's, CoUnis-street Melbourne) Be? to announce that they have csUiliishwl a Dresmaking Business AT LEITCHYILLK. The latest designs, styles and finish guaranteed. To Builders, Contractors and Ot...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
W. H. KIEL & CO., Are now showing a Splendid Range of Ladies Costs, j" warm, cosy materials,. Latest Styles and Fas hionable Shades. Prices; 19s 6d, 21s, 25s, 30s, etc. Millinery. New shagesand colors, in'Felt, Velvet and Beavers; also very Smart Toques. Gents. Overcoats, in Warm Tweed, single or double-breasted. Prices, 25s, 27s 6d, 30s, 35s, etc. ' , Light-weight Waterproof, in Fawn' and . Green, witli Raglan shculders. Prices, 30s, 35s, 39s 6d, 45s, etc. Wo6llen Blankets. -White, Silver and Dark Grey, for single, three-quarter or double bedk. Prices, 14s 6d, . 17s-6d, 19s'6d, 22s 6d, 25s, etc. Warm Eider Quilts. Double bed size, 14s 6d, 18s 6d} 22s 6d, etc. Our Specialty j Gents' Suits and Ladies' Costumes Tailored . . ' to order. * We have a Coiiiplete Stock of General Provisions, aud all our Goods are selected with care and? marked', at Bedrock' Prices. We quote a few of oiir many lines: Large Jar Jam (assorted), 9d. Mildura Currants, 6dlb.. Salmon, 9tin. Large Bottle T...
THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, July 24, 1914. GOREV V. WATER COM, MISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
THR Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, July 24, 1914. GORKY V. WATKR COM, MISSION. lKr>i:i>Kxr>K.VTi,Y of the verdict it self, the reserved decision given at Kerang on Wednesday by Mr. BarloM, P.M., in the above ease is of deep interest to irrigators every where, chiefly 011 account of the enormous amount of time and ex pense that have been . in volved in deciding the issue. I'nder the Water Act closer settlers are given the privilege of appealing against the Departmental register and compulsory allotments of water, if such are dcpmevl itKMUtt able. Hut i t" >uch apjvals can only be made at the )\;\^!v>hle invauoial ruin of the in the event of an advv-.-vv \>?vd>et, as a result of the e\vxv\i?i\-;;v a«v! vastly vawss's tluxt >ww sw>jwaWc s'wii ilivw. tiwt ;5wv ,«v Hot o«iv '^..WC^.Ov.V ivS-AC A* A ».tt&lt;NM,V4 &lt;Ctt | jtw.kv. rtssy avfr a ! vU\;:vUv SiUV.W VuK kV.vO vNV.WV I ^Vv-sey.ts * '(V.vJvV'.w. 5 evvti -v'v is ovv;. O-S t vss*w5y sy.w...
CATTLE. Tuesday, July 21. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
, CATTt.n. Tiiftsihy, .July 21. The vanillic of forward to-day for sale at till' Municipal Yrfrds was one of dm worst as fur as (itmlily is concern ed that ha* lifvn seen for .t wry Ions lime, (lie hoik consisting of light w.j^lit bullocks anil useful.cows and heifers. Alioiit IS lrnc!;s hy rail anil Iho avoram' Niiimlv liy drovers made the tolal -V541 lioad'" The usual atli'iidance of local and outside hoteliers were in attendance. also three of (lie Al«"lli«nit"ii»» wholesale buy ers, and front the oiH'htnir sides the de mand was strong for all classes, and pi'iues showed &lt;in advance of fully 15s "iter head on previous ((notations, flood mealy CiiWK and hullsare selllnK well. Store irtille uro jiCRleclcd. unless In tlio 'eiiKO "f well-ootulltUineil sliiors, for whln[i tliero 1st a full' demand. Onolattoiw: I'rlmfl liiillocUs, £12 10s to £11: K«o&lt;l I nwftll do., £1) JOh to £12: prime tows, i l'" 10s,to CIO 8#:. medium sorts, £5 to £7 10s'; yenlers, tn l'S fis....
Sensational Motor Bicycle Accidents. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
Sensational Motor Bicycle Accidents. Two motor bike accidents of :i rather serious ;nul sensational char acter occurred at Coliuna last Sat urday. The first happened during: the afternoon, whilst all the dis trict was concentrated in Roval Park watching football. A young man named Cliff Keath, of Hor.tou called about that time at Peverill's Motor Works to Ret his broken bike repaired, and Mr. Peverill, in a generous desire to accommodate his customer, lent him his own' "peerless" motor bike to return home with. This "peerless" is a very powerful!, high-geared mach ine with a history, which includes the winning of numerous Austral ian records and the smashing of human bones and faces. On a good even road it can do its seventy-six miles an hour, and not infrequently covers the local ground, at 60. The only men who seem to properly understand this "peerless" is Mr. Peverill himself, and his hopeful understudy, Mr. John Harris. Before lending the machine the owner lowered the gear as mu...
BENDIGO LIVE STOCK MARKET. SHEEP. Monday, July 20. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
BENDIGO LIVE STOCK MARKET. S11I2KP. Monday, July rW)o supply of sheep lorward to-day at the municipal yams, Ucndign, numbered about it i,r>C*, being made up oi 2;>. trucks by rail .'mil the usual percentage by road. The bulk 01' the yarding consisted ot middling ? sheep. Kvidently Hit! dry spoil, is forcing people to sell their sheep-before they would otherwise have done, and for these Mho demand was not as strong as lata quotations, hut any pens of quality sheep were eagerly competed for, ana though Die opening sales showed 110 ad vance on last week's prices, the closing sales were very animated, and values rose fully Is Gd per head. Nearly every thing was auctioned but what sheep wore disposed of privately, wero passed out at prices quite on a p«r with last sales. The top price was obtained for a pen of yrossbreds, which realised ;t4s (id. There was.a good attendance of farmers and graziers* at-the store-sides,, but Uieru is little or hor'itttldi^y..iudpS8 at greatly riittue...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. . ; l iBy "Ambrusiuo.") This is marnSalade season. Most housewives profor tho home-nmdo va rieties iu Bpito of tbo good quality of tho manufactured prosorvo. Many young housekeepers retrain from luying in a storo ot marmalade, orronoously labouring under tho dolu sion that it is -'such un undertaking." As a mattor of fact, givon a good rooipo plus common seuso, tbo process is quito sirnplo, tho only tixlioua part of tlio operation boing ho slicing of tho orangon. Tiioro uro many Kinds ot marmalade und soveral recipes for mak ing theso. ; - .., Jjho followingrocipos are veryreli ablo;1 arid ! aft* given, specially lor -iUo1; romiors of tliia column. ' ' Marmalo (No. 1): Ingrodicnta-21b. .ev»l!o oranges* 2 lomons, 81b loaf'sn gar, 22 tcacupiuls water. Mothod: I'ako a largo bowl and a small basin. Quarter tho oranges. ' Remove tho pipy mid tho striugy bits, and placo nose in tho small basin with two tea citpluls of wator, Beforo proceeding »o cut up tho oranges in fi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
- TARPAULINS, FLYS, HORSE RUGS, . -' FLAGS, PIG NETS, WATER ISAGS, . . CART COVERS, VERANDAH 11L1NDS, . Best Quality and Workmanship at Lowest Prices. OIL- COATS and KNEE RUGS, our own make, a Specialty. . LARGE STOCK MAlv.QUIvES FOR HIRE. WRITE FOR QUOTATIONS FOR ALL KINDS OF CANVAS GOODS. Country Orders Promptly Attended to. -. ? T. Chamberlin * (Late [. HARWOODY HARGREAVES ST.' (0PP, saving iiank), BENDIGO. -=- : ^ Furniture Sale AT ? MORLEY JOHNSON'S, MITCHELL STREET BENDIGO. pAK SIDEBOARD, 6ft .; £if> 10 o Xo\V £w 10 o OAK DLNMNGROOM SUITE .... id 10 o XO\V, 810.0 CI TESTER I'l ELD COUCHES, r.it .. 7 1V0 NOW. 4 10 o OAK l!EDRO&lt; >M SUITES .. .. . i 19 10 o NOWv 15 10 o SOLID WALNUT OVERMANTELS-. ' all lievelled Glass, from- v. ............ o t&lt;) 6 W ICkER SM 1 I LS 30/-, NOW 21/ each. FOLDING \\ \RDROI!FS 14/6. NOW 7/1 [ each. W i: P \CK AND DELIVER FREE ON ALL C \STI ORDERS DURING S'\LF CARPETS --. LINOLEUMS - CROCKERY -- GLASSWARE : .&lt;V ....
NO FIGHTING ON HIS FIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
.NO FIGHTING ON U1S FIliM). li was u sleepy little village, with but ono claim &lt;tu fame. It fiud* boon the scene of a great bnttlo ceuturies ago, iim! ovory now »ud then j>ti'nng ore would oomo to gano ou the lield ol war aud dig furtively for relics-which Clio eaujiy natives had carefully buried in readiness for them, At> OHO old gcutlomuu appronched tho -i! "go, ho saw a lad sitting on a Mile. "My lud," ho ubkcU politely, "i* this the Jield Upon which tho great hattlu w.is foughtr" " .'Nuw, ism*," replied the^puthj "that .So at thd top of ibtft liil!. ' "D.'ur, doart" ropticd tho old gen . Miu playfully. "That hill must hu quite u IUUO uwoy. Why ever didn't iht'v light it in thiji ijeUip" 'I ho Ind looked at htui dully um ho .shook hia head. "Duirao. aur, ho baid slowly, "'less it hu UH thin yor vit'ld belongs to Var mor Oilo^i 'oo never will letiu his vield I for anythtug, not even fur t' sillngu aporta.
TURF TOPICS [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
TURF TOPICS (By "Flofringtoii.") 'Tin to bo regretted that tlio remain der of tho ''winter campaign" will notsco those public favorites, Vanguard and Leah Kleshnu in notion. UatK suffered sufficient injury wliiic taking part. in the. Grand National- Steeple* dUftso';.t&lt;5 .kcci> ithem out'-"of thb,iiolu ; foj&lt; ;#&lt;Juto; tSMe&lt;o:.t4inibV .JnmpuiV; o»; ; this clossare always missed' wliunthey drop out of the running, especially at thi» tin*© of the >ear, but ttiero in no reason to think tnat their absenco will take all tho interest, out of cross-coun try, sport- in tho next low weeks. Tliero is always new talent to tako thfe place of tile old, unci, fortunately, the present season seems to be well up to the average in mis respect. In .supporting Flash .lack's candida ture for tlve Australian SteepleeUnso. one is encouraged by tho recollection that the gelding ha* before to-day shown u liking for the "country/' over which the Four Miles ev...
JENDIGO PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 24 July 1914
lJENDIGO l'IG MARKET. Messrs. Mason liros. report:-A much lighter yarding: penned. Fat pigs were again sparsely represented, but a fair number of stores came to hand. Buyers were present in their usual numbers and bidding for all de scriptions was animated :-Baconers, to A4 14s; medium do, to />4 2s; light do, to £i Us; prime porkers, to £i;. stores, to X l 15s; suckers and slips, to 4s.