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Renmark Notes. November 9th. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
]Renlliar? Notcts. (Fnox Ore Connr.srosane?T.) November 9th. Allbithih to-day is the natal day of the Prince of 1Wales everyone seIems too busy ton keep holiday. Ont lie ?;t i the st eanmer Ellen and bar.e arrivdl fromn CGolwa with a large cargo for Me-ers Chaffer IBro. and finishdl dis ctar-in.. her 1i. tons only lnast night. Amt.n-t tlheetrgo wa&lt; a large quantity of wire netting. pumps. pipes. and 10-inch nain for township water supply, one traction engine anil a lot of mlachinery and sundries. The Gem arrived on the 7th with a large general cargo. antd left a~gain at 2 a.m. oil the Silt. On the same layr Ir I. ISt. John Ihall and his first party of excursionists arrived from? Over landl C(orner inl private traps and left for S31ildura in the afternoon. Three excsr -ions will take place monthly. and it is hioped that they ma lead to land ieing ex tensively taken ilup in the two irrigation clonies. fIr C'harle- Chaffey arrived here on Wedniesdlay. Since my last, addition...
THE QUEENSLAND GOVERNORSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
TEil QUEENSl.ANI, 1 i ( ivt1tll.l t[I[P. The Ti77me of t,-:ty plamblish a vigorus leadi.ng article oil the subject of :appoint in, the Governor of Queenslandl. It nrces that Sir Ilenry Arthur Bt:lake's :p pointtnent should.t he rescindel. and that a statelc ollf recognised abililty shouildl 1e subltitultdc. Mlr Warren. thet Chief h'omnitj.aiocler of Police, bas been re 'proved by the Ilome Secretalry for pub ishline an article on tll, ubject iln hMulrray's Magazine, andl has resignite in cons?equelncle. The UInder-Secretary for the colonies has telelraplhedl t t he .\et. ing-(Governor of Queenslandl tlhat the AgentGenieral is lnot preparedl to anet tuponi teile! tamreceived from ithe Premier, $ir ". 31)l ttvraith.t .n2 hals asked that the reasons for lobje4tin. to the appoint. mieat lh?ild le spc2 iledlt'. set ou2t.
IRRIGATION. A NEW IRRIGATION PROJECT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
IRRIGATION. A NEW IRRlli(ATION tROJECT. .... --4? --_ There scemls at last likely to he some practical good achieved by the C(olib an «\atcr supply. The petition of the re silents of iEm n: Creek-: praying for the form:tionl of an irrigation :aul water otpplfr trust. hIso beeon reported upon by Mr Stuart Murray. It is proposed, to purchase- tihe water only fromi Govern imen't. t ll the works aI?d ti. 111:agmentll thereoif heing in the handls of the trust The total aren includeld in the applica tion is 7.0iOt :acres. tw'o-thliirs of twhioch will he irrigat:e yearly to a deptih of tin. Mir Murray thinks this will fe sutlicient fr friit atlf vineii thoiliu nturh:s n ...t for aiI cr ots. The schemeu comprises an off-take from the main Saindhrst aque luct of thie ('oliban systein, a local storage reservoir. anlt channels for tlhe convevtance ant distribution of the water to the landts to ie irrigatrd. The work: of the '"olian:l systemn anr to Ie national works, the other works trust. wor...
SOME WONDERS OF IRRIGATION. FRESNO COUNTY'S RESOURCES. ACTUAL AND POTENTIAL WEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
SOMIE ? ONDElRS OF IllIGA.\TION. rnEsNO COUINTY"; TESOU"IICIEC, ACTIUAL ANST POTETIAL WI:ALTHII. In the San Francisco Chr:icle of ?nient II;th last there appears an in teresting article descriptive of smine of the results obtained thlrongh irrigation in Frcno Coulnty. California. Thin -ounty is one of those sitnated in the far-famen San Joaquin Valley, and has an area of nearly ,;,000 square mile;, or about 5.000.000i acres. AboutI. half of this is miontainous and foothill country. tihe ret being .alley land. It is near the centre of the Stale. and has long torne the reputation of being one of the most fertile portions of California. an well as being rich in precious metals anil minerals. The mountain section of the county has somnne of the highest elevations in the Sierra Nevadla lr.unge, while the foothills are composed of sunny hillsid?. sloping uplands, and breezy heights. well ulapted for tile growth of vines and various kinds of fruit trees. The hi,'hest nountains are over II ...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
- P It5oum.t. .[r. ;eorge Chaffer caine down lby the nuby on Monday. lie goes to Irenmark to. day. Lori l lianflrly' s remark: to the .4Args in. ternries r about 3lihlura are going the round if the Australian papers. 31r. it. F. Chaffe" returned to IRenamark roniut Alel'tide last teek. lie is taking up lis residence at the former place. Sorry ie is not joining the ra.nk, of our 31ildura ettlers. M?r. Fred Clark, late of the trio of Clark and Sharland, left for Melbourne by the Iuhrtl yesterday morning. A large number of residents assembled at the wharf to wish litm laLo rtay e. 'Fred was a general favrotr. the and i useful citizen during his residencee n 3ilhdtra. MAr. 11anborough Fisher and his brother. 1hr. C. F. Fisher, two well-favoured young residtent of Adelaide, were among. Mr. St. .. Htall' toutrist party to, lihlutra lat week. They hal a plhotographic kit with them, and they toot a fee shot at ever" important halting Place. Mer. 31 D. Reid, of the firt o(f Reid and rE.es, t...
THE VINEYARD. MANURE FOR GRAPE VINES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
THE VINEYARD. M.\1XI'lE F 011 . (.iii. ViN,. On the sullbjecl oif mI:nmuring grape vinc. a writer inll the .1i.i t'rk Tribunr gives the followln, iinfirmiation : " Good stable mallure thoroughly rotted is tlle hcat ilnvigoratnr fr fr.rai)e: whether organic fertili.ers are Icr. fior lle:lth anl longevity if lthe vine is aiil thlr qucii tion. Application of Iihone t. the 'rall) biler is or llt glrac:lest illlportaIllee. : ; c:tLaii er.xarill ptiot n l ite rt will prnve. Grwnd or brokile holle in Iref4rablOl ts the tlitaterial itll tt unbrtkienloit l(nitiliol. ao it allhows of a iiore ,evell dlitributiiol and halstnlis disintegratiom. Vile r,,,ts. llwv ever. will plis . a lita ditahlee ill a straight line to iobtain this miucll-covcted fool. Sotile years since, il remnovililg ti vinle, it wa;s fo111 i that thie roonti oil iole .ile were li:llell stroni-ger tilai tie ollhers. anll curiosity n a to the caIle illstit:lteil a careful scarchl for the extremnitics if feel ing rootlet.. A fte...
Canning Vegetables. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
Canning 'VecetableS. Canning vegetable; requrres more jlldgent on the part of the house keeper than thie daitier c;aning of fruit. Vegetables which cannot be canne.l in their juiecr must he covered W.ith hoiling saltedl water. Green peas, taparagnu, string- heams. okra. canli lower, should be placed in the jar, waslthel and prepared as for the table. Packed in the jar, covered with boiling slteth water, the top of the jar should then he screwe:l on without. the rtbber. The hoiler should be tilled with boiling water up to the toplls of the jars, and the rvegetabll e sholdl he elokel in the jar about as long as is re~uired to pre nare it for the table. After the vege table is cooked in the can remnove the cover, and if the water has boile: down. ill it up with fresh hailing water, put on the rubber without removing the can from the hoiler, screw on the totp and in an instant set the jar out to cool. Sonme houseiiives cover the top. of the vegetable jar with a spoonful of olive oil bef...
A Jolly Outing. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
A .lolly Outing. 1'FRtOM ADtLAIr TO 10 LIIILI)CIA. (BY Oa.7 or Tt-:.1.) When we jinte I Mr St. .. Ilall's party of tourists-tbountl for the Chaltfe Itros c donies--we didl tot coullnt on)l pellditt a: partietlarly p leasant week. The ilca I we thad abiott tihe pI:c andi :ltmt the journey to it wat: that we shoull have a lrough time. We expectedl a loa :n'~ I1 tedious journey by rail and boat, and a dreary and inhospitablle waste to gaze utpon at the end of it. Blul we were agreeablydisappointedl. Theonly tedious portion of the joturltte" was that on)t the train fromt Adelaide to Mlorgan. Of our railway arrangllntents perlltapt the less said the better. We live itt hopen that our lnew" Commlllissioners will straighten thinlgs tu. Whllen we started tlhe writer found that besides himself there were four of our party members of the newly formed lMildura boating club. We kept together after that. atdl enjoyed ourselves famntously. Arriving at Morgan on Tues day nightt about 7. we went st...
Sainfoin. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
Sainfoin. A great deal of attention is now being attracted to the new forage plant, called esperset or sainfoin, which is now being introduced into the United States. The principal interest in the new plant centres in the stock-growing regious of the more arid portion of the country. such as Texas, Colorado, California, &c. Everything hearing on the subject is greedily read, all the more as the secd of the plant is not yet in abundant. supply, and those who have had actual expericnce are therefore limited. A cor respondent to the S. Chron,,icle, who has had much acquaintance with this grass, writes that it is one of the com monest plants in the chalk districts of England. lie states that he has grown three tons of sainfoin hay to the acre upon soil that was entirely chalk, and that would not produce five bushels of llheat upon the same area. The hay is very nutritious if cut when the plant is in fall bloom. In this respect it resem bles alfalfa. The only drawback to the exte...
The Wentworth Sports. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
The Wrentworth Sports. Friday last, the 9th ifsst., was, as all loyal Australians know. dne of the great holidays of the year. It is lucky for Auc tralian sport that Albert Edward decidedi to come into the world atithe opening of the southernl sunler, aal, when ihe even. tuaily becomes King all will wish him a long and happy reign. foe of course, his natal dlay then will be atbigger holidayn han ever. t The people at Wentwt th decided to told an athletic carnival ? the occasion, ndl the 1ihlurat peopl lOairly invaded the city at the meeting ,zof the waters. Mlesrs 'Chaltcy Iros., seei?, that a grcst cricket nmatch was to be rlayed on the following day (Saturday)1 generously re resolved to give their ent loyees an ad ditional holidlay, and tha steamer iur rumbidigec consequently 1 ft the landing at 1iildura on Friday m n rning with a very large nItmer of pas angers, mostly intendcing comlpetitors and their friends. '1ie anrrived at Wentl rdh in ample ime to be hUnlfTeted Iby thel?ind...
Murray River. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
MXurray River. 11ci;; ht ..i rircr ahttrc .nutuncr lcccl a 31 i lllu n : I ir-t f..nii~ht in Januar..r .u 1 "ir~tt fnrr'ghr ill Fo-br av 13 1ir't f.rt,,ghtit, r xch. *. I.3 rt"t"u1 .1 . . . .. 3u I ir-i ft -i-r it , i itr " ci i'il t -nt ht n J l) . . 19n f-rnilnil Au u- . . I, ýt~ciut· l 11 3 -"··1 111Liu "ik i e .,c . . 1 l ii tfik tti act ff t cttNtrt.. .. 11 I'f5"nt 11t"16ht ..f .. f-i -
Local news. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
Esal aIstts. A meeting of the M[ildura Progres Coon mittee was held on Tuesday evening at Mr Smith't sbilliard saloon. The secretary, IMr Fred Clark, tendered his resignation as he intended leaving for Melbourne on the following day. It was accepted with lma:ly expressiins of regret. several eltlllller testifying to the energy and capacity Mr Clark had displayed in the di-charge of his office. Mr W. K. Catmpbell was elected to fill the vacancy, and the business pro ceeded. 3lcasrs N. B. 'IKay and1 .J. M3atthews, who formed prrt of the recent railwayn depulttion, gave anl accollunt of their interview with 3Mr Gillien, and a vote of thanks was accorded for their services. The qestlion of securilng a grant for recreation lpurposen waa thell dealt with. The President anld Mr J. Matthews were delegated to wait upoln [Mesnrs Chalfey Broea at once to urge early attentioln to the matter, and to requestt that :a cemetery site hie provided. It was stated that the De partmtiet of I:dtdteatioln...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
oF'FICES MILDURA VICTORIA MELBOURNE 78. Collins ir W. ' RENMARK SOUTH AUSTRALIA. AD E LAI DE Cavendish Chambers, Grenfell Street. $ ENGLAND J. E. MATHEW VINCENTlChrefComnisswneIr Cornwall Buildings. 35 QurE VICTOIA Sr. LOND ON i.C BEE-KEEPEHRS' SUI~PLY CO., 18 Franklin S?arct Wost, Molbourno. -. T. CI.A.VBERS, 1VMAAGER .nhd ifor llustraiterd ('t?ltot,,ueu . ! i Iur. .. I P ElR-. Victoria Steel Foundry Co., (LIVIITED), 7,, 9, & 11 VICTORIA S''REET, CARLTON IVIE LBOTTIR/1E, II'PLY SUI'PLY SUPPLY CRUCIBLE STEEL CASTINGS Of VE?.Y SUI'ElIlOl QUALITV fr all kinds of ENGINEER ' WORK. Trlluck TVhls of aill kisul. .nllvil Isloc'k. Ilevi anld Mlur ?`heers. NpIIIrEll C illjt for Brit mlllklin; .??cI inery. g: Their work is findlin, its Ira', onle all fie Colonies. uind thr,1 krce l Splendid est.?hnnials i s I. its qiiiity. .-ill iiformation gi' i r to r el terns. TWEEDIE & YULE, Wine & Spirit Merchants, & General Storekeepers, SWAN HILL. Free and Bonded Stores. ...
THE "Mildura Cultivator." THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1888. RUBBING IT IN. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
"fflilutra , ultibator." TIlIlURS . X VRIIElt IE . 1SS8. 11UB111NG( IT IN. 't rTInnrI I'; lesson is being imt presSed upIon the lanldholders of Austrmlia. iThe present drought is the worst withlin the lenmr- of the oldest 1ack-countrrv inhabitant. Grass has totalle disappjeared : water is searce ; crops are a failure ; hot, dust-iladen winds prevail, illstead of the cuol breezes and inspiriting showers of springl : on every hand desolation reigns, and ruin threatens thousands who have settled them selves on the lands. 'This doleful accounlt is true of many hitherto prosperous districts: and even in localities accustoted to long periods of drought the exceptional severity of the season ap:p:ls the inhahitants. Shiecp and cattle are dying by thou :salds; on imallny runs the pastoral ists are unable to muster their flocks for shearing i :ain in the hot dis tricts tllc farmers have turned their horses and cattle into their crops to keep the starving beasts alive. And tlhere does not see...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
0) I.. . 1:.X \\' . ALL).. PIt;I.I N. 11:o Ciiitieiwee the 1'UAC\TICE A IM I' L I) . X A. jou 'tNN LAND FINANCE1" A\N) P CO2I UI I. 'I:\ $S 11A1ION A NI.ILNIS Plrires : tL.I N1 1:EIIJIS MI EIICOICN) E. 1>- L F. I.1 "T. Mc HRFFIE BROS. (nuaii, issir , , ii i/il~ls. No7I'CE. DR. 0. 1( L. M. ABRAMOWSKI tION. tAY ti~5,.1 ;11 iiiil'1: it.Xt'. it1 t~iryi I-ý,: hl ... It. u tt. Iit' t1i.(u u 1:1o t"it. t~:rIr I..u wl.t?`rIl1l.lil.IKE II ·l " IEIF1.1.El;. Small Ili ifafl'll I qI .IbI I.\ 11 t a tim" h~r~ i":r a; .-\iVr. IN axv.' TI3lEa.1 f kl CHIFFL 11r41%. cull FluGolo os. ""Srrrr1lrliti li./ a/ y rrly ..r lr i AGEINT ll'1 i:SLI I 1 J..A\11. R. ST. JOHN HALL, ('A VI:I.\ 1r (lI ( ltlUs. Grcnfell Street, Adelaide. Wline and lt.in 1",dtlre . al I r.;Qlr,..'ing! nid drying ar. tIh m.,st d.'li f/fIel mtd pr,nluble iwustriesL ,r either I'ry or wsmall Agen t for lthe .II.D IlAt CI'.rltV.f 'llO . Full Irlnmiculari 14 R_ ST_ JOHN HALTL, "" h .ltgI antii I'i opIi~rity' to allD." NOTICE. P1 N .1,1...
Horticultural Matters in New South Wales. [Newspaper Article] — The Mildura Cultivator — 15 November 1888
lioriat tltua Mii atters fn New South ii ales. f('~dlow~ it (·1 intere.ting itct j:I r \l.1:l li 1;) fruit and riui "o e i n Novl ii ill tI Ike ic litnie ii c-I ii i iwi wi t th i ct ttdt tea tll eiij 'dilj1 * Idth te :L I :.ll 1 (t'oun ltr C(':III ! ci p etcl wir k Ii the p':IC'i i t of lt 1 .Id i'cII tii dii II int the re' lnt' r i. xllh t iiietn e fairl litili Ilt ruiti i . it 'h ut wiiec :unlIcu m crps oolcd pu~tcuialvt~ ii amImus L 'lvelell. " vlu " t Irat o:f t 1-o llel l ('tl t :111, lhiere t l. S 114) it .eo of ,Jilliltn r phyllhhx.ra. Thea.'ahese' )r the co. lin ntll h w., lv al.l? ni.lo d will phi-i ure. 'o that tite gmctral mtlo k call. tilt be tlliher t lllant ]al| i ll Jl nle. Svr llr Iy Mr ali? ;t,? ) iil 1,tl lit 11·i 1 ll , the ila1ltl hat.I 'I rive l inl tile t 'e li t h'iih'I ru-t. wull twd develo . 1weir tile dli a,1)1 : .xitlllt, tlo oli o tlo t thei i t tlllitlI fre fibr ooll thoat tieva i tl:lillg til.t. whi%'hin I the 1 I:, i)1t it t e l 1 l0 t) iltl-jIoi \ I ...