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Dookie and District Red Cross Society. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 1 April 1915

Dot kin «u»<l Dialrict Reu Cross Society. The promenade concert, for which the Dookie ana district Indies of tbo Red Cross Sooiety had for some time been *vm Icing assiduously, was hold ia the local show ground on Wednesday evening, 25th February, and was a pronounced succeed in every respect. The beautiful even ing for such an undertaking enticed .1 large uumbev of the town und dis trict residents to respond to such a noble cause, and it was estimated that nearly 300 persons attended. Tha gate takings amounted to £8, while"the sale of tickets totalled £12 10s. These auounts, with the addi lion of the sala of several articles ..nd tho proceeds from the refnsh meut and ice creain stalls, will brin^ in close on £50 for the fund. Tins must he very gratifying to all enn cerned. No trouble had been spared to ni'iko the concert complete in every detail. One corner of the ground was artistically decorated for tho occasion with bunting, flags of all nations (except those of the e...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Wheat Ready Reckons [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 1 April 1915

Wheat Ready Keckoiu The following shows at a g]-.. tosv farmers may arrive at the t: ber of bushels of wheat contain;-; a given load I One cut equals 1 bushel 52 lbj, Two cwt equals 3 bus 44 lbs. Three owt equals 5 bus 36 lb;, Pour owt equals 7 bus 2i lbs; Five owt equals 9 bus 20 lbs, Six cwt equals 11 i us 12ibs, Seven owt equals 13 bu- -1 In-, Eight owt equals 14 bus oOio-i. Nine cwt equals 1G bus 43 lbs. Ti'O cwt equals 18 '"IUS 40 iti-\ Eleven cwt equals 20 bus :j2ii , Twelve cwt, equals 22 bus 21 it,; Thirteen cwt equals "J4 bus ]G fourteen owt equals 20 bus l-1 Fifteen cwt equals 28 bus Sixteen cwt equals 29 bus 521 Seventeen owt equals 31 bui-U; Kighteen cwt equals 33 t-us 33 Nineteen cwt equals 35 bus One ton equals 37 bus.20 lbs. Two tons equals 74 bus 40 Ifja Thr<so tons equals 112 bus. Four tous equals 149 bus 201b;. Five tons equals 203 bus 20ll!< Six tons equals 224 bus and SQ -;

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Dookie Amateur Turf Club. EASTER MONDAY RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 1 April 1915

I ookie Amateur Turf Club. EASTER MONDAY RAGES. There waB a good attendance of committeemen at the mealing of the bovo club at the Dookie Hotel on Saturday night, tl)9 president, Mr. .ler. Moylivn, in the ohair. The minutes of the previous meet ing were read and confirmed, and correspondence intimatiug that the 3peciul train from Shepparton on the day of the races (Easter Monday) would run the earue as last yoar. It would oarry horses as -well aB pas sengers. Tho president reported the hooths in connection with tho meeting were submitted to auction on tho 22nd, hut owing to the fact that the prices bid were not considered sui 11]uiei.it, they wore passed in. It was for this meeting to deoide what was. to be done in the matter. After oonsiderable discussion, dur ing which members expressed various opinions, it was moved by Mr. J. Quiun and seoondod by Mr. P. P. Lynch, that tho amount of £15 as offered at the sale, be accepted. A enuple of amendments were moved and seconded, but on be...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A Madman's Dream. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 1 April 1915

A Madman's Dream. Veil I am lvin^ nn Kn^l md's throne Von i am Kim;. Vat mighty tin^s dere vi 11 he (one Von [ am Kintf : 1 To me that haughty race shall kneel ; Mit iron ^rip I'll make them squeal ; Dat lant I'll rule mil rod of steel Ven 1 am Kin^. Veil I am Kin<j-Almighty Me Ven I am Kitiii : Vot vonders all the voilt shall see Ven I am Kini; ; For I vas born the vorlL to rale, Tho' Knuli.sch laugh and call me fool : Dcr lire/ HI stop of prond John Bni] - Ven I am Kin^r. Ven I am King of Worn dere fsJe«> - Ven I am Ivin^ ; Mine face shall wear von million snukv, Ven 1 am Kinu : Den ven I've hnd one leetle -h-ep, Mit voice of tumler 1 shall sweep Upon (lem Yankees o'er the deep Ven I am Kint;. Ven I am Kin» tier l'UJIS shall roar Ven I am Kin^. My sentinels shall pace lhat shore - - Ven I am Kin^ ; No more vill England rule der waves : I).it ancient race shall he mine slaves, Ami Sherman shells shall tligdeir graves Ven 1 am Iv*n>*. Wn t am King -ye uotts of luck ...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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News From Egypt. Mena, Egypt, Sunday, 17th Jan., 15. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 1 April 1915

>:«nV! Ki^ypt; Moim, Ejiypt; S'uiulav, l?l!i Dear Mother and c,!!;-I am J taking the opportunity of catch-1 in^ thi^ nuiii to Australia, which | Hoses to-morrow. This letter j leaves me in_ perfect health and j I trust all at home arc the same. | Wo have been receiving the mail irregularly hut i; is fretting auou; righted now. There w;is about a month V. ,ihond from letters dated the first week in November till the first weelc in December, but these last few days we have been getting the letters which we slumlcl have got a month ago. ! have received most of the back letters now and am pleased to got them; although they do come in a bunch. I have have had about 1G letters and cards up to date and it is hard to answer nil as they conic in on account of get-! ting old letters in a hunch. Hut I will write you a fairly long letter and let, you know how tilings are going. We left Maadi last Tuesday morning (12th) to come here where we arc camped now (Menu)- All the D.A.C. and some of t...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE WEIGHTS. Brush Hurdle Race. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 1 April 1915

THE WEIGHTS. Brush Hurdle Race. Astrakhan... ... 11 7 Loorana ... ... 11 5 Plain Torn ... 10 5 Dark Morning ... 10 5 Newton ... ... 9 9 Followon ... ... 9 7 Handicap Pony Race. Premarvel ... 11 o Guuicwinn ... 11 4 Brown Roue ... 10 12 Hopout ... ... 10 10 Followon ... ... 10 5 Miss Marvel ... 9 7 Lend The Way ... 9 7 Weo Man... ... 9 7 Easter Handioap. Swifty Joe ... 12 9 Surefire ... ... 11 10 Astrakhan... ... 11 0 Fifelock ... ... 10 12 Mnjestio Chaperon 9 la Knalla ... ... 9 12 G-ncih) ... ... 9 12 ijollo'.v Fashion ... 9 7 Novelty Pony Race Clare 12 10 Amy Guide ... 1L 5 Preinarvel ... II 5 Brown Roue ... 10 12 ITopout ... ... 10 10 Followon ... ... 10 5 WfO Man... ... 9 7 Kitty Wallace ... 9 7 Miss Marvel ... 9 7 Trial Stakes. Swifty .Joe ... 12 7 Astrakhan... ... 11 5 Fifelock 11 2 Maji-stic Chappron 10 0 Koall'i ... ... 10 0 Giaoile ... ... 9 12 Noel 9 12 Guidewing ... 9 12 Teonie ... ... 9 12 Neetariucn ... 9 7 Maiden Hack Race.-Neotariuro, Hollow Fashion, Gracile, Noel, Mi...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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War of the Nations. RUSSIA (Part II.) [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 1 April 1915

! War of tlio Nations. | . I ^ I [By " Europas."] RUSSIA (Part XL) The Russians proper belong to the Slavonic race, which is a division of the groat Anyo 11 family. Either i'.3 invaders or, according to tradition, by invitation, there came in 862 !. band of Scandinavian adven turers led by Rurik, Tho iiioii irahy founded by Ibis ruler was litlle moro thau a name, but under the rule of Oleg, tho guardian of his S 'n Ignor, much territory war. ucqtli'td, and Oleg was strong enough to attempt to invii e Byzantium (Constantin ople). In 911 Olga, wife of Ignor, baptised a3 u Christian in Const m'i nople. Olga was the ':rr.t of tin.1 many women to whom a prominent place in Russian f.Iistoty has been accorded. Two iv'iiprations lalor Vladimir adopted the- Greek religion in p'efor onue to Islaminm, Judaism and the Latin form of Christianity, Thu« By/.antinism, and with it ideas of civil government and all the main features of Greek civilisation, was accepted by tho Eastern Slavs. Shortly af...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 1 April 1915

DOOKSE AMATEUR TURF CLUB/ Easter : Meeting To be held on the Dookie Racecour.«t\ near Oosprovc, on Saster Monday. Jfprii 3ih, J9JS. Proceeds in aid cu B.C. Sehor-i. rn»l»>c pi'rniission of V.R.C. To Start at J.30. Brush Hurdle Race, Handicap. About 2 Miles. First, trophy value LG 6s; second, trophy value L2 2s. (gift of Mr. T. Ryan). Minimum weight 9st 71b. Entry Gs. Maiden Hack Race, Five furlongs. First, trophy value Li; second, trophy value LI. Weight, lO.st Tib. Entry 4s. Handicaj? Pony Race, 14.2 a.u. Five furlong*. First, trophy value L4; second, trophy value LI. 'Minimum weight, 9st 711). Entry 4s. Easter Handicap.. One Mile. First, trophy value L? 7s; second, trophy value L2 2s. Minimum weight, i)st 71h. Entry 7s. Novety Pony Race. Handicap. Four furlongs. First, trophy value L4 ; second, trophy'value LI. 12 yards allowed for every inch under 14.2. ' Mini ilium weight, 9st 71b. Height of ponies to be sent with entry. . Entry Is. Handicap Trial Stakes. .About 6 furlongs. F...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
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An Offer To Home Dress Makers. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 1 April 1915

Offer To Home Dress Makers. " Everylady's Journal " for Apri begins a number of new and striking features. I'or example : a complete range of new patterns suitable for all ages from child hood to grandmothorhood is displayed in a Kuril's of pages, with an offer to supply accurate paper patterns for tbe.se designs. The Australian cut patterns .shown in the current '. Everylady's Journal " are hut a sample of the 250 designs issued by this popular woman's magazine in its Aiiuimn 1'aUern Catalogue. The editor offers to send this catalogue of "2,r)0 pattern designs free of charge to any reader who uses the coupon given in the current issue of 14 Everylady's Jour al " Hut u Everylady's Journal " is much more than a fashion journal. In the ..urrent issue there is a new serial story by one <»f {lie best living story-writers appropriately enough, a woman-ami the glimpse we get of this story in ihe opening instalments satisfies us that it will be. a fine one. We iind .some more op...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 1 April 1915

o Lf ~ rsL^%a^ Follow Who Can. For Quality and Prices of Cter Goods. We Defy Compstition p>Pnf*iP'F ?.: @>g. >e£! ti VL'T tifi let A I... $** In In Drapery. In Boots and Shoes. Compare Oul* Prices with Others. LYNCH a i Mary Street, Bookie. Ag'cnis for Mount Lyell Manures, Also National Mutual Life Insurance Co. Shirt Stvies of the Season! Nothing add» greater a rnon'n appearance than a ncal Shirt. You'll look ever «o much smarter in n pleafing style from here. Your comfort will be in creased by wearing Shirls so acceptable as ours. Our Complete Range of Neat Designs reflect in their entirety feature indicative of mperior make and excellent finish. We've ell the Latest Patterns and Sliadts - Oxford, Cambric and Various Plain. Call in and sec them. MCLENNAN'S, .' The h'cir.o of toed CloVimg. " Stir.FIV.:'" ON. Commonwealth i^-Bank or Eustralta HEAD OFFICE SYDKsiV *W» Bank I. open lor a)! .va-e. o> QSW.-rjAL i". \WK1MG BUSIN ESS at EQUITABLE BUILDING, OOLLiW3 STREET, fViS:...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 1 April 1915

There is no Woe in 'Barb* WHEpL. iS ao well built that there 13 uothingv^mt the roaxinmm of satisfaction to bo got out of it. Prices from £3 10s. to your order. Terms arranged. Send for Catalogue, see tor yourBelf; Good Bella hie Secondhand Cycles from £2 10s. Or we can supply yon witli a Motor Car, Price £165 Complete A^P'/ THlil' MJ3TZ 10-12 H.P. The most economical and simplest to manage. friysIlaT^V BROS., "BARB" CYCLE WORKS, 288 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. W. B. HO ARE, Local Agent. p. la. JVl'DUFF, Housepainter Paperhanger. Signwriter.. BEAUTIFY ST0XJR HUME THE BEST WAY TO DO THIS IS TO ENTRUST THE WORK TO THE ABOVE, WHO WILL GIVE YOU EVERY SATISFACTION, AND AT BED-ROCK PRICE. Estimates Given. ContractsTaken, High Class Work and Square Dealing. ADDRESS- Wyndham Street, Shepparton, (New Premises Opposite Savings Bank), Or Orders may be left at this Office. TRY THE RECORDER OFFICE FOR JOB PRINTING Good Work. Reasonable Prices. Prompt Delivery. Dan Oharleston'Si CYCLES. B.S.A. T...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Church Notices. ST. LUKE'S CHURCH OF ENGLAND Easter Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 1 April 1915

Cliurch Notices. LUKE'S G.iuitcn OF ENGLAND Easter Sunday Dookie College, 9 a.m. Dookie, 11 a.m., (Mattins) Pine Lodge North, 3 p.m. Even song. Dookie, 7.30 p m. Evensong. Special Easter anthem by St. Lukt-'s choir, " Tbu Lord is Kim;." Special Psalms and Pi ay era for our soldiers and sailors. Preacher-Tire CUKATE. Wednesday, 8 30 a.m, Children's CIHSE in St Luke's, Dookie. Special service God Friday, at 7.30 p m. The choir will sing .' The Story of the Cross." Thursday, choir practice, 8 p.in. Vestry meeting, April 12th, 8 p.m., at the Rectory.

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
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The Recorder. "Unwarped by prejudict, Unbiassed by faction, irrespective of nationality or creed, Justice mete we out impartially to all." THURSDAY APRIL 1, 1915. Horses Still in Demand. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 1 April 1915

tTbe 1Recorber.*i Utiwdi0> ,nrjuiliOe, Uiiuiu-iSK»l b> faction, Irrespective of n:itiutiality ir creed, Jn^ticr* -tipip wo ntri impartially to all.' at w THURSDAY. APRIL 1, 1915. b< ? e? ai Horses Still in Djmaiul. p There is not the slightest doubt thai t| 'he drought and. war will be re.-p-.s-t< Hihle for the thinning out of th>- h-;i js nreeds of horses throughout Aust> »!:i unci that a »rent impetus will in1: sequently be f^iveu to that indus'.': C for many years to come. Our atm-St have even now lu-en depleted '0-.k" j an extent that the qu-stion of j repleniahii 14 the number of dilT-? - n: breeds of horses is one thnt ensiago the attention of hors-8 b --£. -rs in this State. When steam was invented, n-ss; yoaia ayo, horses were t) be atmiK" t*d. nt least such was the t;env''! p-ediotion at the time. But, svrc: how, our horses lire still with us, v.: in as great demand as ever. When electricity was harnessed to nive -J li^ht and motive p iwer,...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Some Useful Information. PUT THIS IN YOUR NOTE BOOK. TO MEASURE TIMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 April 1915

Some Useful Information. PUT THIS IN YOUR NOTE BOOK. Tn Measuuk Timhkr. Take the average girth in inch. ?ivid« b^ 4, didticl I inch (loi batk for ! i'ch 6 ft-« t- of ci'ei!Uif>TPri<:<\ mid >quc. i- the it-!-lilt ; this gives nit--1. sectional area. Multiply this h\ length of tree in ftet, and divide b_\ 130-the quotient equals contents in cubit! feet, TANK MEASUREMENT. The usual form of tauh for pas t-oral puiprses i.- a Kjuii'e or rect angular block, with lour slopes el .-qua! or umfnim batter. Add to gether the area of the bottom, of tht top, and four times the area of thi middle, and divide the result by C> for the main a>tn. Mu'tiply this M tln< depth Mini divide h\ 26. «i. <' csnlt i- 11" c 1111? i,t- i I '' ? including' i-lipet-, in r.u 10 vans, r(IMPUTATION OF ACUEAGE. Div.de the . in- '? e into differon ? -iiinu'' ;.; imi 'i, ; the b«.-; (in links) of each tnanme by its perpen liitiular height, and divide by 2 ; thi are...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
To Our Readers. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 April 1915

To Our Headers. Y,-iy ofl<-i. aii interesdlij; ](. [i. may cnuie uiiflt-r your notice. You may \vitin*.-;:- r-wni- inti r, -tinn i c I'urreneu which w. uld hi* (.f in^erf*ht t" fh. public triH sour <h. incv. Wi >i'V!!e v r, -et.ri 1' -i-1 < "? <1 ti. tviit'l r- tt> r'r 'I, crisp, Th ittfir will (woefully p»ruse nil Ci" n:nrjri:V«is. sent, whether iht-y l«> , ;«>..»*! :»i ..>>. . foii!i, ami they wiil in- uea-cJ strictly confide mini. All iti ins must however, be well authenticated, and from a it-linbk* source. All cnnttnu nieations will he acknowledged in the oorteBpondence columns. NtWSplipvi (ilipplllii? !lrc li', . ei-ptaiile, iind facts about pc pi" .1.'CI: ;ts deaths, uiai rinyi-s, social ( vi-nt.-, etc. ; in fact on uli events, will he carefully rend and, if suitable, pub lished. We wish to make this journal a^ interestinc a< po.-siblti, and you may help us if you desire. Give us ynui t-inions. on the cur...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
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Wheat Ready Reckoner. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 April 1915

Wlienfc liearty Keckoner. The following shows ai a glance | how farthers may arrive at the num- | ber of bushels of wheat contained in I si given load:- r One cvvt equals 1 bushel 52 lbs. ; Twn cwt equals 3 bus 44 lbs. j Three ewt equals 0 bus .'JO lbs. Four ewt equals 7 hus 21 lbs). i Five ewt equals 9 bus 20 lbs. j Six ewt equals 11 ! us 12 lbs. ; Seven ewt equals 13 bt>.< -A llw. i Bight cvvt equals l-i bus -5G lbs. J Niue ewt equals 16 hus 18 lbs. j Ten ewt equals IS bus 40 lbs. j Eleven ewt <-itnn!s 20 I'UJ 02 lbs. ? Twelve c.vi i-.iiu ;is 22 bus 24 ibs. | Thirteen ewt equals 21 nils 1U lbs. Fourteen ewt equals 2G bus lb lbs. Fifteen e'.vt equals 28 bus. Sixteen ewt equals 29 bus 52 lbs. Seventeen ewt tqu .ls 111 bus 44 lbs. Eighteen ewt equals 'i3 I.us >JG lbs. Nineteen cvvt uqimis 30 bus 28 lbs. 0:ie tun !:ij;iaU; 37 i.u.s 20 lbs. Two Inns equals 74 Km 40 lbs. Thtee tuns iquals 112 in:-. l''our tons equals 149 bus 20 lbs. Five tons equals 203 bus 2...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Wood Chop. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 April 1915

Wood Cbop. This event was witnessed by a lurge crowd of interested spectators. Thero vrero 14. nominations, hut only 1L competed. They were divided into two heats and final, the rosults were as follows : First Heat-II. Barter, Cobram Bast, 1 ; J. Colotnbini, Cobram, 2 Second Heat-J. W. Belfonge, Glen Forbes, 1; W, Pincott, Gowan gardie East, 2. Final. H. Barter ... 1 V<". Piniiott ... ... 2 The logs were green, with a 12 inch girth, aDd the winner's time was 35 1 5th sees. Messrs. M. Quinane, Mat. Moylan, B, Cummins and J. Hogan, had the management of this event, and it caused a good deal of exoitement. The prize for judging the weight of a live sheep was won by Mr. T. Ryan, who guessed the exact weight, 91 lbs, The ball held in the evening at the Victoria Hall, Dookie, was well attended, and everyone appeared to thoroughly enjoy themselves. The musio was supplied by members of the Shepparton orchestra.

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
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AUSTRALIAN DESERT. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 April 1915

AfSTli.M.IA.V 111--.S I-1! !']\ The aridity of th»» Australian De sert is an £i«rl<nt»\v IctJireil lad hut f<»w of us realise the absolute rainh.'ssnoss of sonu; portions of it. CapUun WhiU\ l'rosiiU'nt oi the Royal Aus tralasian (Jrnit h'olo^isi s Knion dea <.!.»Ii»rs tiro dryness ui tin* interior . "J'.il the thlnj.'' uhirh surprised inc tuns! uf all was the information con veyed to me by a Made, who. as v\«j Wert; iroiun- through the hush, pointod to the vvrll-doljned ramel "pa«l," It was proved to hn\o heen made hy Limttfa*., ilu? explorer. '2'2 years atjo. So liulo rain h«s fallen since then, that. ih« track h*d not been obHt*r UttMl."

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Dookie District Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 April 1915

Dookie District Rifle Club. A head and shoulders and vanish ing target competition was held on the Dookie range last Saturday, when a large number of shooters competed The conditions were 10 shots each at 200 yards at a station ary head and shoulders, and t vanish iug target remaining above the sin face for five seconds at a time. Th> competition resulted in a win for .1 R. Smith after a dead heat with W rJiguins, with 36 points out of a post-ililo 40. In the shoot off at th' vanishing target, Smith uot 18 out o! 20, ugukist Higgius' 16. The ful details are as follows : H. and S., VT" T'l J. R. Smith 20 16 36 W. FJi^uins 18 18 36 IJ G. houvrny 16 - 14 30 B. Boyd 16 10 26 J. McCarthy 10 14 24 -V. McFarlano 10 12 'l'i W A. Blair 14 6 20 G. Bennett 4 10 1 ?< T. Johnston 8 6 14 A. L. Bennett 8 2 10 W Short 4 4 8 J. Spencer 4 - 4 Practise will be held from now on, aa it is not possible for the majority of the members to attend regularly. No competitions will be held till af...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
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Australian Bower Bird. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 April 1915

Australian Bower Bird. Mnsgra^e and the Kverard ranges in South Australia shelter muiiy strange and beautiful birds. none of them being naoro remarkable than tho bower bird. A well-known ornithologist des cribes the bird thus "One of my uiost remarkable ex periences in a remarkable country was in relation- to "a species of bower bird. 1 found that it builds a play ground, where it struts and frets and prides itself, and does its courting. Tito bird places pieces of grass in rows, raid elaborately lines those with snow white snail shells, which are blenched by th» scorching sun. Then it adds bright coloured berries with extraordinary good taste. When the bower, as it is called, is com pleted the cock bird struts with stutely dignity round and in and out of it, while his mate looks on with most profound admiration. Having satisfir.l his vanity, he joins his com panion. and the pair turn the bower into a playground. In order to keep Vhe bower as brighi ami attractive possible, tlx; hwr...

Publication Title: Dookie And Katamatite Recorder
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