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DAIRYING IN SWITZERLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 11 March 1915
DAIRYING Sfl SWiTZF.RLAN'D. ! The co-.v and her produce appear to have beaten all other departments of agriculture in Switzerland, says the agricultural correspondent of the "Yorkshire Post.;' According to the most recent pub lication of the total area of the coun try - slightly leas than ten million acres, or half the size of Scotland only five and a half millions are cul tivated, and of this, corn occupies only 2!)6,000 acres, and vineyards 58,000 acres. There are practically so forage crops in our sense of the frord, and no root crops, but a con siderable area of grass land, which produces large crops in the valleys, and abundant grazing on the moun tains and their lower slopes. When we consider these figures we arc Amazed at the fact that the dairy :ows number nearly R00,000, showing i continuous niul marked increase rear by year. The director of the important Dairy School at Ilutti estimates the average yield of the cows of the country at 59-4 gallons, which is pro bably .130 g...
THE DAIRY. IMPORTANCE OF REGULARITY IN MILKING. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 11 March 1915
THE DAIRY. IMPORTANOR Ol? 11HGri.AP.ITY IN t . MIUCINC. I , Ia everything regularity is (rood practice, ' but in good dairying it is imperative. To produce large and rich yields of milk is tlm sole func tion of the dairy cow, and to do this Bhc must be of good dairy type, fed palatable and nutritious feeds and milked clean at regular periods. As a rule, the row is milked at 5 o'clock of morninrrs in summer and 7 or 8 o'clock in tli: morning in win ter. The very unequal periods are made for the cow by this sun-to-sun milking, and as a couse:;Ufnce the quality of her mil'-: flow and the . length of her annua! period are re duced. The cow can do her best only when milked at equal ami regular periods of about 12 hours each tbc year around. The full supply, of milk is not in the udder ready to l;e drawn out be fore milking time comes, but two thirds of it is produced1-,by the glands during: the operation of milk ing. The udder, however, is usually filled and the cow becomes accustom ed t...
Eight Hours All Union. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 11 March 1915
Eiglit Hours All Union. The Eight Honrs Committee an- j nouiiccs elsewhere in this issue I its 59th Annual Art Union, in i which .100 prizes, of a total value | of L1000 will be disturbed. The i first prize is valued at L500, the j second L100, and the third L50. | Tho support accorded the under- j taking last year was so generous that the committee were enabled to donote a very substantial siub to the hospitals and public chari ties, to which the proceeds are de voted. It will bo the fifty-ninth ! celebration of the establishment! of the system which enjoins j "Eight hours' labor, eight hours' j recreation, and eight hours' rest." The committee has already made ! complete arrangements in con- I j nection with the fete, which will I be lieid ai'the Exhibition build i ings. Monday, 26th April. A j | splendid programme of sports and amusomonts has been arranged for Eight Hours' Day, which has been declared a public and bank holiday throughout the State. Numerous special attractions wi...
War of the Nations. THE DUAL MONARCHY. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 11 March 1915
War of tlie ^Nations. Enropas.") THE DUAL MONARCHY. (Continued.) The Magyar or native Hun garian language is of Asiatic origin, and, although it has been subjected for nearly a thousand years to European influence; it still retains features essentially Turanian-of which family the Magyar tongue is a branch. It has been said that the Magyar language is " copious in idiomatic expressions, rich in its store of words and musical in its har monious intonation." Hence it is admirably suitable for literary and rhetorical purposes. The Hungarian language is of a re stricted and unobtrusive charac ter, due partly to the fact that there are many other tongues current in the country, but mainly owing to the almost exhaustive recognition of Latin as the lan guage of the scholar. The Roman '-.-tics who settled in the fcc , .. ' "'eventh centurv land during th« established Latin as f-lio nant language of the court, churcri , and schooK As it nod become I the tongue of the educated classes, j Lati...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 11 March 1915
OF Importance. JCSfc Bargains FOE MARCH. Ladies' - Trimmed -NHATS8« Usual Price, 17s 6(1 to 21s., All One Price. Os 6d. SEE OUR WINDOW DISPLAY Ladies' - Summer Costumes. Usual Prices were 12s 6&lt;l. HOW 5s lid Usually Kis (id to lSs dd, MOW 10s 6d Usually Hos to !.">>;. NOW 18s 6d, 21s. These must go. 'vVe want the Room for our Autumn and Winter Goods arriving in a Few Days. Callander & Forer, The House for Bargains. ^DOOKIE
Rifle Shooting. Katandra v. Shepparton. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 11 March 1915
Kifle Shooting. Katp.ndra v.' Sheppartcm. A match between the above clubs was shot off ou the Sht-.pparton range on Snturdfiy, 20th February, unci was won by Kiiimidrit by 30 points. Scores as under : Kufc unlra. . ' 300\ (1 500yds. T'l R. Tn.le ... -it 3?! G7 Mat. M'>yliin ... 33 29 62 ,1. Ouruininu ... 81 30 Gl J. Moylun ... 27 30 57 l'\ Smd? ... 30 2.0 55 W. Prideaux ... 27 20 53 \V. P. .Hunger ... 25 27 52 A. McDougall ... 2G 26' 52 Totals 233 22G -I Sbopi-arton. 300yds. 500yds. ' A. .S uidiinnds ... 29 32 r- Bryant ... 30 30 - . . 30 28 A. Glfisaon ... - W. Morau ...28 v. A. C. Threlftill... 23 81 McCuusland ... 26 25 [I. "¥oung ... 21 23 F; Bale,am ... 23 20 Tot'ils 2"t3 21G -1
Some Useful Information. PUT THIS IN YOUR NOTE BOOK. TO MEASURE TIMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 11 March 1915
SoniM Useful Information. I'UT THIS IN YOUH NO1 B BOOK. To MEASUUE TIMIIEB. T:i|&lt;e the average girth in inch-* nivid&lt;; hy 4, (li duff. ! inch (io&lt; hark) for i-iiuli G feet. of circumference, and square the result ; this gives monn sectional area. Multiply this hy length of tree in feet, and divide by 130-the quotient equals oontentu 'ID cubic feet. TASK MKASUKHMENT. The usual fotm of tank for pas toral purposes is a square or rect angular block, with four slopes of equal or uniform hatter. Add to gether I ho area of the bottom, of the top, and four times the area of the middle, aud divide the result hy 6 for the main area. Multiply this by the depth and divide by 26, and the result in the contents of the whole, including slopes, in cubic yards. COMMUTATION or ACREAGE. Divide the enclosure into dill'eren triangles; multiply the bas3 (in links) of each triangle hy its perpen dicular height, and divide hy 2 ; this gives area in square links ; poiufc off...
TENNIS. Waggarndall v. Dookie. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 11 March 1915
TENNIS. Wa^tjanuuliUl w l>*oUu\ A most enjoyable afternoon's tennis wa phyod liolwi-eu IraniH repiiv>(*ntinir l!I2 .ul»"Vo clubs nu ibt' W'ai^ur.tnd.tll tvmrfs last Saturday ;\i(».*njooji t".i wi*, :h usual, kindly provided by tin; ladies, ami proved u imn-t appreciable. a Ijiu.K to the procoi'tlin^K. Wa'/t(aranda!l proved vic torious at. tin- ronchi-ion of the f>hiy» wbieh was vigorous and very exciting at liiiifs. Appended a re l!>c - (b-ul , Caliili and Wilson v. .lane ami .lane, f>-f), I-t; ; Fuier anil Elevens v. .Jane and Jane, 1-0. 5-(i : I'orur and Stevens v. Qiiinn and Q« nu, '2-H. 0-1 » IJonvirk and Uenue v. Qiiinn and Quinn, 0 - G, 0-J; l»or\vjrk ami Dearo' v. Jane and Jane, n-r, (>_H; &lt;?ahi!t ami \Yii.,on v. Mi?. ]&lt;au^hlin and llerrid^-*, ti - i, ii- 'A. Ladies. Mr,;. Henri.:'!! and Mi,s Miirebant v. Mr*. Dufti-an and Ali>a KylTo, 1-0,0-5: Mrs. Kenelom and Miss Marelmnt- v. Mi*s Wren ftnd Mhs fjuinn, 4-0, G-4, Kosnll* :- WiLv^ar...
To Our Readers. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 11 March 1915
To Our Readers. Very often mi interesting item miiy cotne under your notice. Ynu may witness some interesting oc currence which would he of cenenil interest to the public and your dis trict. We invite y^u to send it alone, written in a short,, crisp, style, the crisper the better. The editor will ciuefully peruse all communications sent, whether they bo in politicul, social or oth-i form, and. they will bo treated as strictly confidential. All items must, however, be well uiUheiiticutod, uud from a reliable source. All commu nications will he acknowledged in the correspondence columns. Newspaper clippings uro also no ceptahle, and facts about people such ?!&lt; dentils. miirriiiues, suriiil i-v. oij., umeiully read and, li suitable, pub llahod. We wish to make this journal as interesting as possible, and you rm\ help us if you desire. Give us you> opinions on the current topics of the ?!:iy-they may prove of interest to oilr lenders. If you do not wish your name to appear...
Dookie v. Katandra. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 11 March 1915
Dookio v. Kiitajjd There w«s a larj;u ii>u«ler at the ilnokie lian^e on Saturday last, when tlie local.-, lired a i ft urn match nuu'wist Katandra, in addition to concluding the -Of) and 400 yds competition. Some i;ood shooliny was witnessed, the star performance tuiinj; Hint of the Katandra captain, Mr. J as. Cum mins who w:uIb the possible at '200 yards anil only dropped one point at-100, making a total score of G9 out of 70 ; in addition to this Mr, Cummins j;ot eleven consecu tive Imllseyes. Other good ."divots were .). li. Smith's (Dookie) .'U at 40U yf.rd:-, and Klair's similar score at 20i> yanls ; the hitter and A. Mc.Kailane each succeeded in getting 5 consecutive i( bulla." Ai the conclusion of the match, Mr. Cummins congratulated the Dookie men on the improvement, in their .-hooting. and stated that they hud registered a real good performance in gelling within 36 of Katandra. Mr. McCarthyi the Dookie captain, suitably resounded, and said lie hoped that the next time...
some Useful Information. PUT THIS IN YOUR NOTE BOOK TO MEASUHE TIMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 18 March 1915
;&lt;>nie Useful Information. PUT THIS IN YOUR NO1 BOOK To MEASUHE TIMBER. ".ike the ivfiMiye (jirth in inch** ?virii! h\ 4, deduct 1 inch (loi bart&lt;) or t-1)cVi G feet of ciicumfereuce, and -qua'e the result ; this gives mean j-rtionul area. Multiply this hy ,^iii;th of tree in ftct, and divide by '.30-Ihr quotient equals contents in cubic feet. TASK MEASUREMENT. Tbo usual form of tank for pas rural purposes is a square or rect angular block, with four slopes of -qual or uniform batter. Add to gether the area of the bottom, of the op, and four times the area of the niddle, and divide the result by 6 .r the main area. Multiply this by iin depth and divide by 26, and the psult is the oontenta of the whole, including slopes, in cuhia yards. COMPUTATION OF ACREAGE. Divide the enclosuro into differen 'fiangles; multiply the bass (in links) of each triangle by its perpen dicular height, and divide by 2 ; this iives area in squaro links; point olT five figures to the...
To Our Readers. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 18 March 1915
To Our Readers. Very often an interesting iteta may come under your notice. You may witness some interesting oc currence which would ha of general interest to the public and your dis trict. We invite you to send it alone, written in a short, crisp, itvle, the crispcr the bettor. The editor will carefully peruse ?ill communications sent, whether they bo in political, social or other form, and they will bo treated as strictly confidential. All items must, however, be well authenticated, and from a reliable source. All commu nications will be acknowledged in the correspondence columns. Newspaper clippings are also ao ".ppUbie, and facts about people such .if! deaths, marriages, social events, etc ; in fact on all events, will be narefully read and, if suitable, pub lished. We wish to make this journal as interestins as possible, and you may help us if you desire. Giva us your pinions on the current topics of the luy - they may prove of interest to :ut readers. If you do not wish your n...
Wheat Ready Reckoner. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 18 March 1915
Wheat i^eauy Reckoner Tbe following shows at a glanoe bow farmers may arrive at tbe num ber of bushels of wheat contained in a given load: One cwt equals 1 bushel 52 lbs. Tw cwt equals 3 hiis 44 Ihd. Three cwt cqnnls 5 bus 3G lbs. FnUr cwt equ'ila 7 Hum 21 Ihs. Five cwt equals 9 bun 20 1 ha. Six cwt equuifi 11 us 12 lh^. Seven owl equuls 13 hu- 4 liw. Eight owt rqu.ils 14 hus 56 lbs. Nine cwt equal" 16 bun 48 1 hs. Ten cwt equals 18 bus 40 Ihs. Eleven cwt equals 20 hu." 32 iba Twelve cwt equals 22 hue 24 lbs. Thiiteen cwt equals 24 bin )6 lbs. Fourteen owt equals 2G bus 18 lbs. Fifteen cwt equals 28 hus. Sixteen ew; ?q =i-j. 1 ^ 29 hua 52 lbs. S. Vflltr-rt! i'' I'fji'fii'. S| injfl 44 I'M. r lahieen uwt equals -13 uui- 30 it;?. Nineteen cwt equals 35 bus 281b?. One ton equuls 3? bus 20 lbs. Two tons equals 74 bus 40 lbs. Three tous equals 112 bun. Four tons equals 149 bus 20 lbs. Five tons equals 203 bus 20 lbs. Sis tons equals 224 bus and so cn.
Sugar and War. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 18 March 1915
Sugar and War. When Napoleon found that he could liot crush Ilrit ni'i, he made vij> his miml to injure her commerce. lie therefore closed tin' t.'ont.immt to all Hritish products, uiut deprived Franco of her yujjur. Now, France has u very sweet tooth, ami she looked about her for .sunn1 way of overcom ing this deprivation. Someone re membered n (Jerman scientist, immod Mtujgraf, who had spent much time in examining the humble beetroot «it h his microscope, and had found, swimming in its Juice, crystals of an^ar. Shortly there appears! a small factory for the manufacture uf su^ar from beet, »n(l tliUH wa.s laid the foundation of a great industry that brought about a reduction in the price of sugar which lasted for » c«atury and more.
Murray Waters Agreement. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 18 March 1915
Murray Waters Agreement. ! Tbe articles upon the Murray waters question tire an eye opener as showing bow, ou tbe quiet, Victoria, with regard to her irrigation' inte rests, was being prepared to be sold like a bullock at Smitbfield. The sentiment of Victoria already is that the Government must pause before going any further. All nro interested, Melbourne ns well as the country. The city opinion, ua exemplified in a letter to the " Age " signed If. 1:1 Farrall, says : - "Tbe people of Vic toria wii deserve all they get if after rending your leading article in this d'iy's in*ue they allow themselves to b-i robbs-d for nil time by South Aus tnilian Government of the waters of the Murray. Wo in Melbourne are vitally interested in thia question, and I really oannot understand by what process of reasoning our State Government can bave been brought to agree to such a ruinous arrange | menfc. The Murray waters question | is a matter of vital importance to the ! ODtire community of the Stat...
Interesting Discovery. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 18 March 1915
Interesting Discovery. Dr. Uoux, of the Pasteur Institute, haa announced an important discov ery made by Madame Hmiry, » work er in the laboratory. Shu noticed something very peculiar as she was turning tlic glass tubes containing myriads of microbes under the ultra violet nrc lnmp. They seemed to un dergo transformations, and they Anally evolutionised into quite if v. varieties, so much so that she lunl doubt at lirst whether »he hnrt not mistaken the tube of one set &lt;>f mi crobes for another. She tried tin* experiment several times, and each time hundreds of millions oi microbes of one variety became transformed into tiiicrobes of quite a different l> pearance. The original microbe.-. ing those of anthrax, she subjects! them to a prolonged exposure to th. ultra-violet rays, und they became transformed Into microbes conveying an infection which has more analogy to diphthoria than the anthrax. They were inoculated into guinea pigs, end it wns immediately observed th...
AGREEMENT CONDEMNED. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 18 March 1915
AGREEMENT CONDEMNED. At n, meeting of settlers held iu the Quarobatook Hal), and attended by the Minister of Agriculture (Mr. Hutchinson) and Messrs. Mead and Dethridge, of the Water Commission, the Murray waters ng-eement camii in for .1 good deal of criticism. The recent articles in the "Age" have aroused a great deal of interest in that district. The point most strongly urged by settlers against the agreement was the proposed powora of the commissioners to demand iu a dry season the release or discharge of tlie water of the Waranga and Sugarloaf storages to keep the Murray navigable iu South Australia. Mr. G. C. Douglas moved, and Mr. Grillhh seconded, a motion strongly protesting against the terms of the proposed agreement. Mr. Hutchinson caused profouud dissatisfaction by declaring that the people of Qii'imbatook had no inte rest- in the Murray watorB agreement, und duly au indirect interest in the froulburn channel. He stated that he himself had not yet a clean grasp of ntI th...