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HORTON. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 4 September 1914
IIOR'fON. The annual meeting of the Hor ton Tennis Cl"b was held on Mon day, when the followingoffice-bear ers were elected for the ensuing year:-President, Rev E. Baker; Vice-Presidents, Messrs Gordon and A. Borneman; Secretary, MrN. Martin; Treasurer, R. Iiore; Com mittee, Messrs Gordon, Martin and G. Peace, Miss M. Hore and K. Peace.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 4 September 1914
FODDER SEEDS. Smith's Seeds and Plants are sold on Honor. Try Them. 1 Write for quotation for seeds delivered at your nearest Railway Station, below Melbourne prices. Best imported Dwar£ Essex Rape, I-Iunter River and other leading varieties of Gucerne, Sorghums, Millets, Turnips, the wonderful new fodder plant, Silver Beet,, anil Smith's famous strains of 1'ieUl Larior and Cliampion Manuel. - ; Stale approximately quantities required. . . Kst. 3864.] GP.O. SMITH, Secdmul Plant Merchant, IUTXARAT Catalogues l'ree. Melbourne niMreos. Box 163 G.P.O. hJOHN MfcKEI^ZIE IkJI^IG, Cohuna Store and Butter Factory Spring Show 0? Millinery, Costumes, Blouses, Will commence Second Week in September. Etc., I Imve just opened up a Splendid Assortment of'the LATEST AND MOST FASHIONABLE GOODS ! In DRESS MATERIALS I nm Showing the very popular Crepes, Sponge Cloths, Poplins, etc. . FANCY WORK. A carefully and well-selected stock of Table Centres,. Cushion Covers, etc. " Fibronc" and other Embroidery...
District News. MACORNA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 4 September 1914
District News. (I-'rom our Correspondents.) MACORNA. The residence of Mr. W. J. Dim stan J P. of Appin, \vas destroyed by fire oil Monday last. The cause of the fire is not known. There was no insurance on the pro perty, and nothing was saved. TheMacorna Football Club were the guests of Mrs Hill on Saturday night last at a banquet in the hall, to celebrate the winning of the Pyramid Hill District premiership. Players and officials to the number of about 36, did justice to the ex cellent dinner provided. The toast list was a long one, the speeches were interspersed with SOURS and a recitation, ami a most enjoyable evening- was spent. The president, Mr. B. Long, was in the chair. i A concert and ball will be. lielcl this mouth to be followed by a ban quet given by the club. The Balance Sheet is not avail able yet, but it is understood that the finances will show a Cr. of over .£20. A largely attended meeting of the Macorna Branch, A.U.N. League was held in the Rechabite Hall 011 Wedne...
ECHUCA STOCK MARKET. Friday, August 28th. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 4 September 1914
KCHUCA STOCK MARKHT. Briday,. August 28th. Shackell, White and Co. Ply. Ltd. report:- A small yarding of indiffer ent store cattle, with an absence of fats. Quotations:-Cattle-Store cows, with calves nt foot, £2 18s; store steers, to £2 15s; calves, 7s. A moderate yarding, including a line of crossbred ewes with lambs at foot. We sold:-Sheep-Crossbred ewes, to 17s 6:1; crossbred wethers, 16s lOd; merino ewes. 16s; line of crossbred ewes, 6-tooth, with hmihs at foot, 15s Sd. A good yarding of fats and stores of Rood finality throughout. Buyers were numerous, and bidding brisk; prices were consequently sat isfactory and fully up' to late rates. We sold- Pigs-Raconers, prime, to £?> 10s; bacon stores, to' £2 Is 6d; growthy stores, to 29s; suckers, 9s 6d.
COMMERCIAL. DISTRICT MARKETS. KERANG, PIG MARKET. Friday 28th August, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 4 September 1914
COMMERCIAL. DISTRICT MARKETS. KKRANT, PIG MARKKT. Friday 28th Auirusl. 1914.. Andrew S. Muir and Co. report having held their usual fortnightly pig sale at their bazaar on the above date, for which a moderate supply of both fat and store pigs came to hand. The bulk of the supply consisted of good prime quality baconers, which met with keen competition and sold at prices equal to best late rates. We yarded 48 fats and 39 stores. Quota tions :-Kats.-Prime baconers, to JCA 5s; light.weight do, to .63 16s 6d; porkers, to jQi 18s 6d. Stores,-Best feeders, to j£l 13s; slips, to 17s fid; small pigs to 10s.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 4 September 1914
IF .. OUT OF GEAR IF yon have tried numbers or rom edto i for your com plaint and fatted to get any benefit, DON'T GIVE UP HOPE, there Js ?till my system to try; and It has proved Itself In 4-0 years' experience In treat ing every disease, *' Where Ignorance it a Crim*tm jiift pabiithed. YOB ccmrr*# affordtobe wUhoaiIt. Price 4J. Medicine «fnt port frefr. wrapped »ec*reJ» jo plain wrapper. fFTADATIO . PERMANENTLY CUBET? HydtHdt.LireraQd KidrfyTroubJpj, Owtrlc Ulctr#, Intfrr&lt;l Orowtb* md 5/6 per bote*?. *jm? Store*. giiia S. A. PALMER, 489 FLIXDERS LANE, 1TEL B0T7HNB. FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE 110IV SOMC -SL'UljKED SUUU1CSS. 1. Cultivate and perfect vaur ideas Kxporimunt. The world is eager for something new, which, however, sim ple it may be,will gave labor, or ex pense, or do things batter. Let it be more convenient, or promote pleasure reduce waste., People who handle thing* in every day uie'nro th* natural inventors of hotter things, and the natural capital ism of to-morr...
BENDIGO STOCK MARKET. BENDIGO LIVE STOCK MARKET. SHEEP AND LAMBS. Monday, August 31. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 4 September 1914
BKXDIGO STOCK MARKET. BENDIOf) LIVK STOCK .MARKET. SHBEP AND I.AMOS. Mnmlay, August 31 Tho ynrdin? of sheep forivard for sale lo-Oay . at. theBendigu. yards' was ? . verv miicli."smaller than' of ;late. -. Willi about .&lt;24 trucks-by mil,.and the .usual propor tion of road lalirv? tin; tola! penning.nittii bored about 3507. The main supplv -eon s.slcd..of" useful lo good mutton. Only odd lots of really prune, sheep wore on oiTeiy and for. these prices advanced from IS' lo 2s per head on last week's ciiiota tionj, ami a fair number were disposed' or privately.'In llns.anclian salts the de mand for all descriptions.was linn; and i continued, so -throughout: the: sale," llie market closing at prices.equivalent to tile | prlvalo -selling. Tlio- mUMling ilnd useful I Mieep sold qnllo'as well In comparison I as Hie good slioupi.iajid tlio i same can be | sold of the just mealy descriptions. The tlrst shorn sheep for (iie year wore pen i nod ? to-ilay,-; and . competition for tli...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 4 September 1914
Personal. Cr. Richardson and family suff ered a sas bereavement last week, owing to the death of the third son, John Albert, 12 years of age. The cause of death was rheumatic fever, after an illness of a little over three weeks. The funeral took place on Friday last in the Pyramid Hill cemetery, and was largely atten ded. Opposite the residence of Cr Richardson, the school children formed in two lines, and the re mains of their play mate was car ried between them to the hearse. The children then marched in front for a short distance along the road. The sympathy ot the district is ex tended to Cr. and Mrs. Richardson in their trouble.
HAT FERTILE AND FATAL FLY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 11 September 1914
lo tbo Hebrew belief that called th« 1 nncc of Darfc&cja ^ooalobub. or iu&lt; Lord of l*'Uc4»'--'-tho\«ditor- ^ --vPeaM son's Mogorinft"' seems to bo: an ci tiro convort. Under tho heading .?Kft" that Fiji" lio makos an onslaught ou this humblo but dangerous douizeii ol tht air, 11ii| ig hi® account of tbi fly: - A femalo liooa&-fly no i6onor appear* in the world than a great desiro t.\kot possossion of ber-^a desito to lay i-fi eggs. It is tbo object of her life. She ! lias threo occupations-fcoding, cloamn? herself, and egg-laying. Uor lifo i» a short ono, anusho is allotted but the necks only in which to fulfil her des tin.5% \Vith hot ovipositor, a long, teles i copic instrument, tho foraalc iiy lay* her eggs in a heap of stable manure, usually in fissures on tho surfaco; this is tho favorite place, but any old nib'oisf. heap, any warm, moist garbage, *h&lt; finds, will «crvo hor purposo. Sho lays at a time from 100 to i£? eggs. If sho be a euccou...
AN IRISH BRIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 11 September 1914
AN-ttHSH BJBIDB. It was the wedding of Pat ami Bridget, and they wero having a church ivaddlng. It wag-a Brand .affair. Pit «ra» drewed "with patent leather nhoes, White vest and flaming tie; Bridget JT""® attractively in manly: '. colours. The ceremony was over, and the happy »"? walked down the: aUl#:-«a&«ut. nto the atreet, where a tfreat croir l freeted them with deiight Onceftsatedwithinthe cab, Bridges .area ever to> tat and said, in a ieud whWperr >'? : , ' 'Ocll, l"at, if we ceuldoDjy have Mood on the j»ve*ie*t axil watched j®"1** IW, wonHt't it have bw.
SOME FACTS [?] TIN CANS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 11 September 1914
SOME PACTS '~T TIN OAKS. 1 I'oisoning by goods will no? ixiciir If euro iy exorcised hi "their *w lection. Never purchase cans with two lumps of Bolder, as this shows that the contents had worked ana so had ti bo boiled over and resealcd. If th; top of can bulges outward do not tak-i tho can, as the contents are ferment ing, and, if finger is pressed on can .hcl'di-nt -falls 'riguc back in place as soon as finger is removed, tho samo is "true, lis ? it is tho 'gas which quickly pushes tho tin 'back in 'placed If a enn is bent or dented one may be as stfrcd that' tho contents are in flun condition. Always empty tho contents 01 can as soon as possible, UB leaving tie Contents in tin,, after exposing to the air, -will bo apt to make them spoil.
HOW TO DO BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 11 September 1914
HOW TO DO BUSINESS. A roHjtncreial, representing a manufacturing firm, was work rig . . jrotmd'' with a line of no» . * r'icrs were tew and far bui JStitering the leading house ui tain provincial town, he duly pnts bis card, only to bo told by cb« per that there was really nothing ... were wanting in hi3 line, having c.. bought. 14 Will you pc*i'..iit me to show a few of our leading samples?" quel., the traveller. "No, sir; no. We really can't 8pa' you any tirae-7-.at 'present." 'was u crasliTlfg^t^yV . "?.... '..v"vv M Well, sir," persisted the knight o. the road, "do you mind ma having i> look at. theinf X- haven't soon- then myself for three weeks!"
FAMILY LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 11 September 1914
I'AMILY LITE. There is hardly any family life in England. The men spend two-thirds of their time away from home, either at wort or in journeying to and from their placc of work or in the club or in the publichouse. During the remain ing nno-'third they mostly eitheT sleep or eat. Tho children aro at school or on errands or pViy about in tho streets. Nobodv^in England has particularly close r&ations with the relatives of t>is or hor family. This is tho great sccrct of the wonderful eielusivoncss of the home. There may be exceptional c.i3i»a where the husband works at homo ai artist or writer, or idles about as a rich man. Such homes, however, am Cor tho most part as unstable as those depicted W Strindberg in his plays. The theatre in England Las for its chief object to serve as a refuge from the dullness of evenings at home. Th>» English never think of tho members of their family as of friends, but always as of relatives only. Domestic habits ire viewed as a duty; all o...
The War. COHUNA PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 11 September 1914
The War. COHUN'A PATRIOTIC t'UKD. As tilt! result of a meeting; held during the past week for tlie pur pose of organising a local Patriotic' Fund, the following were appoint ed a oommittee:-Messrs. A. K. tester J. l\: J. McK. Kins' J. I'.; C. L. King J. I*.: Cr liurke, \V. II Irvine( Treasurer ). Revs R. II. Simmons, and Kgan I,ee(. Moil. Sec retary ). It was resolved at a further meet injr that collectors lie appointed ami that the Secretaries of the Red Cross Fund lie asked toassist. Sev eral substantial donations have al ready been received.
TASTE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 11 September 1914
TASTE. Mankind has agreed to regard Taste as the humblest of the senses. Kven people who enjoy their food are asham ed to say so; and we have been taught to ridicule the Spanish King who, at ter he had dined well, always felt that his snbjc-cts wen? Vappy. Yet of Mr Rultitude it is written that he srenvd to enjoy that "happy after-dinner con dWc-u ct perfect satisfaciiou with ono self and things in general which is tin natural outcome of a good cook, a goou tousnenco, and a good digestion"; and Lcvd Bcaconsfiold described a bu»v man as "realising all his dreams by the aid of claret that has the true flavour of the violet " As people undervalue the blessings of Tasto, so, naturallv, they | do not compassionate its lots. ** Yet i j think Dean Stanley would have been j a happier and a healthier man if he i had been encouraged to cat by the in ..cr.tive of Tai-te, and not merely by tbo ; feeling of faintness if tho meal was j forgotten. Harriet Mirtinotau was born without tasto or heari...
RED CROSS SOCIAL. FORTY POUNDS RAISED. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 11 September 1914
RED CROSS SOCIAL. FORTY POUNDS RAISED. ,j The Red Cross Social in aid o: Ladv Ferguson's Relief Ftiad. which came off at the Rechabite Hall oil Wednssday evening, was a great success from every point of view. The Hall presented a splen did picture with its immensely, im posing display.or bunting. There was, to start with, a magnificent Union Jack filling up the spacious back wall of the stage. This was gaily and appropriately supported by an array of suggestive Jieligian and I-'reneh national flags. A brilliant streamer of British colors stretched across the space over the proceuium. whilst the adjacent walls were profusely covered with minor emblems of the same charac ter. giving an atmosphere of pat riotic fervor to the whole proceed ings. These began with the hearty singing of the National Anthem. The Kookaburras followed with the spirited singing ot the 'Marsellaise'. After these introductory ceremonies tlie party, wliicli numbered about_ 170, betook themselves to parlor* games....
DERELICTS AT SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 11 September 1914
I f DBMSLICTS AT SEA. . Tho report of the Departmental Com toitteo appointor to inquire as totk® treasures dt-prcsoat taken to protect . a&ipping from tho dangers of tloating derelicts and sunken obstructions, and as to what charges, if auy, are desir able, has been issued in London. Tho ComroittcQ bavc come to t^t conclusion that tho number of dan* gerons doroUcts of tho high seas ij not great, and that the risk of ves sels striving thorn is chlofly confined to tho wostorn portion of "tho Xorth Atlantic. They do not, however, mini mise tho gravity of tho consequences which might arise from a collision with a dorolict. Tho larger derelicts mot with aro usually wooden vessel*, and as this class of vessel is gradually bo ing displaced by steamships the dan ger from dcrclicts should be a de creasing one Tho Committco are of opinion that tho derelicts in tho Xorth Atlantic art mostly of American origin and that they are, as a rulo, wooden or timber laden vessels which have boon ...
DEMONSTRATION AT KERANG. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 11 September 1914
DEMONSTRATION AT KERAXG. Lieut. Charles Davey, of Kerang, has been accepted as ;\ volunteer for foreign service, ami is now at Broadmeadows. His Kerang con freres lined up under Lieut. Trib ilcock and gave him a soldierly farewell salute last week as he left the Kerang railway station. Lieut. Davey will be attached to the G. Company of the 7th Battalion of infantry. Altogether, about 80 volunteers have been accepted from the Kerang military district, which includes districts as far away as Cohunaaml Swan Hill. Last week a number of the men returned on leave to Kerang to say good bye to their friends. They included the following: Staff-Sergeant-Major R. Haiiipton, Privates G. O'Dounell, E. H. Kopke, H. Heffer, H. Clarke, C. B. Walsh, A. H. Gilinour, F. Green, T. Sutherland and R. M'Cann of the I.ight Horse, and B. Watterslon, G. Darby, N. Run die, A. Everett and L. M'Aulty, of the infantry. On their arrival at the Kerang Station they were accorded an official welcome by the local Shi...
HINTS TO DAIRY FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 11 September 1914
HINTS TODAIBYFARMEftS. (By II. T. Archor, Senior ,I>airy T»s pcctor, i.i 4'Joiirni\l 'of Agriculture") 2. feed strong smelling foods immed:ati>!y lofovo or during milking *A'.wajs ^ r became tlic m:Ir: will afs.rb fiTi} ^dor.s that come in contact v.i'h :t! j 2. Dsii't c:^;; to tV.co your siux' . o:.at a;:d north. lhva\:s> tins ir.or'u ing 5*.:a I:?1!"* to ki.rp the shod .sweet an*.! whoVsMtie. 8. Dju't forget to put an import *&lt;u., floor in tho nu king shod. Hey.u^-. .. tho slud in not impervious urino an.. filth tonk in, and ami mi k w.'lt xmoK.H arising therefrom. Brick o. bhiestono pitchers grouted with tv inonV. or concrete, make good floors, I. Don't ncglect to limewnsh the sheds nnd o'nt'ry tw;Vo yearly. Because it helps to keep dov n ilks, disrate, and sind's. 5. IXat't mgu'ct to have yan.V pi tbeil or gravelled. Because souring and taint *» milk are d"&lt;> *l> contain:. >rtion, principal v by germs found in manure; therefore, all manure...
PATRIOTIC. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 11 September 1914
PATRIOTIC. ! The Rochester Shins Council re [solved-to donate ^SOO to the Na tional Patriotic 'Fond at its monthly meeting held last week. This, added . to : the amounts privately subscribed in that locality, equals ;fl400 to date. Individual Roch ester Sliire councillors gave in ad dition as follows :-Cr. P. Doherty, £20; Cr. J. Crawford, ,£lf.; Crs. M' Master, Matthews. M'lntvre. and Dobson, ,£5-5seach. B.imawm fund: Crs. Martin and Rankin, £5 5s each. Nanneell fund : Cr. Keogh, £5 5s each.- Total. £0(&lt; 15s, making tlie total from the council and councillors, ;fS66 15s. After all Mr \V. !.", I'everill, the Cohuna motorist volunteer, will not he going to the front. Mr Har ris received a letter from him a day or two ago, stating that he had been rejected in the final medical elimination on account of defect ive teeth. Evidently the military organisers have enough men and to spare when they can afford to throw awap smart resourceful, and enthusiastic recruits as I'everill ...