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LOCAL LAND BOARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
LOCAL LAND BOARDS. Korrumburra, Jan. 28, 9 a.m. Foster, Jan. 28, 3 p.m. Yarram Yarrarn, Jan. 29, 10 a.m. Bunyip, Feb. 4, 10 a.m. Warra-fful, Feb. 4, 2.30 p.m. Colac, Feb. 3. 11 a.m. Cobden, Feb. 10. 4 a.m. Warrnambool, Feb. 5, 10 a.m. Goroke. Jan. 28. 3.30 p.m. Dimboola. Jan. 30, 2.30 p.m. Nhill, Jan. 31, 10 a.m. Mansfield, Jan. Zl, 2.15 p.m. Ecliuca. Jan. 29. 10 a.m.
COUNTRY PROPERTY CROWN LANDS HEARING OF REASONS. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
CROWN liANDS HEARING OF REASONS. JANUARY. A. K. f. 27—Horsham, J. H. M'Guire; Bunga- - lally .. .. 22 0 0 30—Dimboola, C. F. Cramer, Nano wie 547 0 0 27—Mansfield, John Thomas. M'Don nell, Howqua West .. 201 0 0 29—Echuca, A. C. Boal, Barmah .. 9 3 33 27—Waifracknabeal, Geo, Gitsham, jun., Duddo .. 640 0 0 Louis Cattanach, Timberoo .. 640 0 0
LICENCE'S AND LEASE EXPIRED, ETC. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
LICENCE'S AND LEASE- EXPIRED, ETC. It is notified in the "Government Gazette of January 14 that the undermentioned li cences ad lease have expired or become null and void:— Licences.—143. Joseph S>. Vincent, Toolondo, 5 acres; 2765. Mary Sheldon, Leeor, 15 2-10 perches; 0373, Malcolm Davidson, Wonthaggi; 01057, Alfred £2. Howard. Wonthaggi; 0730, George Page, Wonthaggi. Lease.—36S1, The president, councillors," and ratepayers of the Shire of Alexandra, Yarck, 1 acre 1 rood 2 f>-10 perches.
SILAGE FOR FARMS A SENSIBLE PRACTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
SILAGE FOR FARMS A SENSIBLE PRACTICE.. A farmer, Mr G. M. Black, of Glad stone, South Australia, in a paper read before the local branch of the Bureau of Agriculture, refers to the crops which can be turned into silage on a well managed farm. He thus deals with them:—(a) Wheat and oats that have been sown for grain and hay, and in October contain too large a per centage of wild oats and turnips. Por tion of these crops, if left, would make very poor hay, and yield very low re turns of grain. If cut when green they can be utilised for silage, (b) If the stock are turned out of the grass paddocks in a good seasort about the beginning of August, clover, barley, grass, etc., will be found growing, and this will make good ensilage. (c) iMaize, sorghum, peas, and -vetches can be grown for the purpose. The cutting out of the portions of the wrheat crops dirtiest with turnips would make good filling for a silo, and at the same time it would help to clean the land. No drv fodder must be put ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
MANURES HASELt'S GUARANTEED DRY, FREE RUNNING. NOT IN THE COMBINE. THOMAS' PHOSPHATE, INDIAN OCEAN NATURAXi GUANO. Finely-ground burnt AGRICULTURAL LINE. Finely-ground AGRI CULTURAL LIMESTONE. SUPERPHOSPHATE. BONE & SUPER. BONEDUST. BONE & BLOOD, Suipfcate of Potash, Special Mix tures, &c. For prices, analyses, and all particular? &ppljr to country agents, or — ARTHUR H. HASELL, KSI?™'
COUNTRY NEWS COROWA. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
Harvesting operations are now pracucauy over and agriculturists are enabled to sum up the result of their year's labor. Within the immediate Murray Valley districts., the crops have yielded splendidly and instances are re ported where 13 bags have been gathered while ten was a common yield. The ave rage for the district will, it Is expected, work , out at about 14 bushels per acre. Balldale will give about a similar average. Dak lands and Berrigan yield is put down at an average of 11 bushels. Brocklesby and Cul cairn will make an average of 12 bushels. On the whole the season may well be written down as a good one. Now that harvesting operations are com pleted the need for a good soaking rain is be coming pronounced. The latter end of the year was very dry, and so far a big area of this part of the State has not been favored with rain this year . Apart from rain being required to render the ground workable for next sowing, the grape crop is sadly in need of moisture. The crop" gene...
MANSFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
MANSFIELD. The rainfall for the past year totalled 28y2 inches, and was.about 2% inches in excess of the average. The fall in the winter months was light, but good rains fell in the autumn and spring, with beneficial _ ef fect. Only 15 points have been received this month. The weather is warm and suitable for har vesting, which has been in full swing. It is rapidly nearing completion. No caterpillars have been seen. Threshing is being done. The fields are not as good as were expected. About 40 bushels of oats per acre is the average yield so far. Stock are in good condition, but prices are lower. Sheep are still in good demand, at the lower rates. The export trade has de nuded the district of fat lambs. Dairying is still showing good returns, and the milk supply, considering the dry state of the grass, is very good. The potato crops are not yielding well, owing to lack of rain at suitable times. Wind storms have played havoc with the fruit crop3. A few bush fires have broken out, bu...
PORT FAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
PORT FAIRY. Harvesting operations are almost finished, and the threshing machines are now busily at work throughout the district. The yields in some places are very good, but, on the average, are hardly up to last season. The milk supply at . the district factories is now -oil the decrease, but the past season was a good one for the dairying industry. All classes of sheep and cattle are selling very well in the local markets for this period of the year. The potato market has fallen again, the present quotation being £1/15/ per ton, but farmers ■ are not inclined to sell at that figure. I AI1 classes of farm produce are rather de I pressed, the best' offer for malting barley | being 3/ per bushel, whilst oats are quoted at 1/6 to 1/8 per bushel. I Last week there. was a rise of 10/ per head in the pig market, prime baconers selling from £4 to £4/5/8, and forward stores from £2/10/ to £2/17/.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
OIL & GASOLINE ENGINES W. and J. LElWPRIERE have the following" second-hand engines for sale. They are all exceedingly good value:— 2 Horse "Homsby" Oil En gine, equal new; bargain.. £40 i Horse "Hercules" &lt;3aeoline Vertical, Engine, Schebler carburettor, thorough working order .. . .. .. .. £45 5 Horse /'Beaver" Vertical Oil Engine, Bosch magneto, Schebler carburettor, excel lent worker .. .... .. .. .. £40 W2 Horse "Ferro" Marine type Gasoline Engine, Bosch magneto, nearly new £40 5% Horse "Ferro"' Marine type Gasoline Engine, Bosch magneto, nearly new £35 4 Horse ''Gray" Marine type Gasoline Engine, dual igni tion.. good order £30 V/2 Horse "Coulson" Oil Engine, good working order £40 8 Horse "Coulson" Oil En gine, good working order.. £55 At Bend'igo. "Buncle" Portable Single ■3-knife S'crew Bagger Chaff cutter, S%in. inouth, only slightly used, requires painting .. .. ; £50 STEAM ENGINES Horse "Coulsell" Vertical Engine Boiler, 7Ct*o pressure Gft. by 2ft. 6in...
RYAN'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
RYAN'S CREEK. Lately we have experienced a hot dry time. A tew days showed a shade temperature of 105 degrees. They were very oppressive, both for man and beast. At present the weather Is not quite so hot. The farmer was enabled to harvest his crops without damage, so that he had nothing to grumble at in that respect; but he is com plaining at the low prices now generally pre vailing for hay and oats. The present market rates will -only give him hack, he says, hiw expenses, notwithstanding his good yields. Threshing machines are in full work in this locality. I Grasshoppers have done more damage to ; grass than was thought some short time since, with the result that sheep and cattle, and especially the former, are not thriving as they should do. This insect, as many of your readers know, devours the young and j teuder grass, which is most relished by j sheep. ! The few potato crops grown here are giving1 j tubers of a good quality, and yields are fairly good. This is not considered ...
FOUR MILLIONS NEEDED LOAN BILLS BEFORE HOUSE PREMIER IS CONFIDENT [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
FOUR MILLIONS NEEDED LOAN BILL# BEFORE HOUSE PREMIER IS CONFIDENT xwo L>iiis were brought forward in the Legislative Assembly on January 22 to authorise the raising by loan or issue of Government stock, of, in the aggregate, £4,000,000, "and for railways and other purposes. The first of the measures provided that the Government might raise by loan or the creation of Government stock £2,500,000 for railways. Mr Watt, the Premier, in moving that the Bill be read a second time, said that it was intended to raise the money in London. Experience had taught that the Treasurer should have a reasonable margin to work on, and should be in a position to take advantage of the state of the money market. He was sure that a developmental policy in regard to the construction of railways and the providing of ample rolling stock would commend itself to all members of the House. The advantage of having both the London and the local markets to operate upon was that the money could be raised, when r...
WOMAN TAKES POISON ASSISTANCE INEFFECTUAL [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
WOMAN TARES POISON ASSISTANCE INEFFECTUAL As the result of an inquest held at the Morgue on January 20 on the body of Rose May Wong- Sow, the Coroner found that she had taken poison while drunk, there being no evidence to show the slate of her mind at the time. Lee Wong- Sow, of 229 Exhibition street, said that he was married over two years. The body was that of his wife, who lived with him, but at times went away. About seventeen months ago, when she had been drinking, she had taken poison. Hoy War, eookshop keeper, of 116 Little Bourke street, said that on Janu ary 10 Rose Wong Sow went into a room at his shop to lie down. Wong Shee saw her there and went for the police. Ruby Quong Young, married woman, stated that she saw Rose Wong Sow lying on the fjoor at Hoy War's shop. She could no.t speak, and near her was a bottle that had contained a disinfec tant. She (Young) endeavored to as sist her, and gave her a salt and water . emetic, but she was too far gone to ] drink it. I
BOY DROWNED IN LAKE CORONER COMMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
"' boy drowned in lake CORONER COMMENTS Mr J. Troser, Deputy Coroner, opened an inquiry at Ballarat on January 22 concerning the death of Alfred Francis Collins, 8, who was drowned the pre vious day. Evidence was given that Mrs Tretho wan and her own and the Collins' chil dren were at Lake Wendouree, when Alfred Collins fell in from View Point staging, from which he was sailing a toy boat. An alarm was raised and an employe of the City Council, and an oarsman, whose names were not given, appeared on the scene. The council employe began working a long pole with hook attached r the oarsman en tered the water while holding on to his boat, but finding it up to his waist, did not venture further, saying that he could not swim. Some minutes later George William Johnstone, another oarsman, appeared. After diving, he found the body on the bottom by merely walking about, the water being 4 feet in depth. Mr Troser remarked that it was rfe-j grettable that better efforts were not' made to resc...
WATERSIDE CRISIS NEGOTIATIONS RESUMED NEW CONFERENCE SOUGHT [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
WATERSIDE CRISIS NEGOTIATIONS RESUMED NEW CONFERENCE SOUGHT Members of the council of the Water side Worker^' Federation met at the New Treasury Hotel, Melbourne, oh January 22, and, in view of the satisfactory result of the meeting- of wharf laborers held in Sydney the previous night, when it was resolved by an overwhelming majority to resume working- overtime as had . been • re quested by the executive pending fur ther negotiations, it was decided to ask the employers for a further conference. The meeting was held in private and lasted from 11 a.m. until 1.10 p.m. Mr W. M. Hughes, M-H.R., president of the 'Waterside Workers' Federation, was in the. chair. "There is very little that I can say," said Mr Hughes, when interviewed at the conclusion of the meeting. "You saw the result of last night's meeting. That was satisfactory. This is the kind of thing that must invariably occur when a handful of extremists get to gether and induce the taking of sudden action in opposition to the a...
Selieveningen Tournament [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
Selieveningen Tournament The following brevity occurred in the above:— VIENNA GAME. White. Black. R. Loman. " Herr Schelphout. 1 P to K 4 1 P to K 4 2 Kt to Q B 3 2 Kt to K B 3 3 P to B 4 3 P to Q 4 4 P takes K P 4 Kt takes P 6 Kt to B 3 5 B to K Kt 5 6 Q to K 2 6 Kt takes Kt 7 Kt P takes P 7 P to Q B 3 8 Q to B 2 8 B to K 2 9 P to Q 4 9 B takes Kt 10 0. takes B 10 Kt to Q 2 11 B to Q 3 11 Castles 12 Castles. • 12 Kt to Kt 3 13 B to K R 6 (a) 13 P to K B 4 (b) 14 Q to Kt 3 and wins. (a) If P takes B, Q to B 5. (b) Black has a lost game. 13—B to Kt 4 would..be of no avail, on account of White's rejoinder. 14 B takes P ch, K to R 1 (best). 15, B takes B, Q takes B. 16, Q to R 3, Q to R 3. 17, Q takes Q, P takes Q. 18, B to Q 3 with a winning ending.
Chess Notes [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
Chess Notes New Soutn Wales versus Queensland.—Mr Cliarlick, of Adelaide, to whom, the six un finished games in the recent telegraphic match were sent for adjudication, has adjudged wins to Messrs. Crakanthorp and Bradshaw of New South Wales, and wins to Messrs. Poole and Dale, of Queensland. The two games between Crane' and Boyle and McAr tliur and Mosely were decided as draws. New South Wales therefore wins the match by 5V2 to 4%. Last week Dr. E. Lasker, champion of the world, visited the Dobrinsky Chess Club, Prague, and gave an exhibition of simultane ous play. He played 25 games against a Very strong team, winning 10, drawing 10, and losing five. About two years ago, Senor Capablanca, the Cuban master, visited the same club and played 36 games, also against a very strong team. The seance only lasted 5% hours, and he won 17 games, drew 11, and lost 8.
Answers to Correspondents [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
Answers to Correspondents G.T.S., Dookie.—Thanks for solutions; hope you will continue. J.T.T. (Elsternwick).—Thanks for note. For information on sui mate see "Weekly Times" July 5, 1913, and October i, 1913 (Problem Chats), and for Forsyth Motation, which is very simple in principle, "Weekly Times," August 2, 1913. Correct solutions to No. 3212 (Pedler) re ceived from J. T. T., J. D. Tyrell, H. T. (sui self-block 'and pin mate after P to Kt 5), Frank Rose, Y.M., A.J., "Lethe," St.M. Correct solutions to No. 3213 (Bacharach) received from J.T.T., J. D. Tyrell, H.T. (a cleverly economical study), Frank Rose, V.M., A.J., "Lethe" (dual given), R.M. No marks are given for these problems as they come between two solving competitions. Next week the marks for the first batch of Ladder competition problems will be pub lished.
DRAUGHTS By "WHILTER." Finesse at End Play No. 6 By Hugh Egan, Champion of Australasia. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
I ±jy Hugn iLgan, uiampion of Australasia. White. Black. Black to move and "win. The position diagramed occurred in an international match game between Halliwell i (England) and Searight (Scotland). At this • stage Halliwell played 4-8, 11-4, 2-11, the 1 game being continued to a draw thus:— 32—27 8—11 11—16 3— 7 14—18 31—26 25—22 22—18 18—15 28—24 23—27 24—19 27—20 20—16 16—11 7—10 18—23 26—22 28—32 15—19 15— 8 24—19 27—32 19—23 4— 8 •16—12 12— 3 10—14 23—18 11—15 19—23 32—28 19—24 32—27 Bra v/, I think Black can win by the following play:— 25—22 4— 8 32—28 16—11 10—14 14— 9 7—10 11— 4 8—12-d 7— 2 24—28 15—18 22—18 2—11 28—24 15—18 14—10 9—; 5 10—15-a , 4— S-b 20—16 2— € 23—27 18—14 18—23 11—15 24—20 IS—23 31—24 5— 1 15—10 32—27 16—11 19—24 28—19 13—17 23—19 23—32 20—16 6—10 10—14 B.W. 10— 7 27—20 11— 7 18—23 19—15 (a) 32-27, 28-32, 27-20, 18-23, 10-15-e, 32-28, 15-10, 28-24, 10-15, 23-19, 15-10, 19-16, 10-7, 16-12, 7-10, 24-19—B.W. (b) 32-27, 19-16, 27-20, 16-12, 31-26, 28-32, 26-...
Solutions [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
Solutions No. 3212 (Pedler).—Key, Q to Q B 6. No. 3213 (Bacharach).—Key, Kt to K 3. If 1. Kt takes Kt; 2, B to R 4, etc. If 1, Kt Yo K 4; 2, P takes Kt, etc. If 1, P to K 4; 2, P to Kt 4 c&, etc. If 1, P to B 4, Kt to Kt n, or P to R 7; 2, Kt to Kt 4, etc. If 1, Kt to Q 3, Kt to Q 7, 'or Kt to Kt 3; 2, !P to B 5. If 1, Kt to R 4, or Kt to R 6; 2, IP to B o, or Kt to Kt 4 (dual). The following is the award in the three move tourney of the Hampstead and Highgate Express:— 1, G. Heathcote, Arnside, England; 2, C. A. L. Bull, Durban, South Africa; 3 and 4, A. W. Daniel, Bridgend, and P. F. Blake, Warring ton, England; 5, W. J. Wood, London. Hon. mentions:—1, Rev. J. Jespersen, Copen hagen; 2, K. Milson, Hamar, Norway; 3, W H. Kretsheld, Rotterdam; 4, Dr. E. Pal koska, Prague; 5, H. P. L. Meyer, London.