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A Curious Procession. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

A Curious Procession. fu the deep pine forests of NorJ iayv the wood-cutters:sometimes fmd a. serpentine object, fifty .feet long. crawling slowly .over the ground. If. they did niotlknow ,htAt it was nmuade ut, of nillibons :of-little -`,worlis, rthely might. e frtightened -by its` p?clliar gather du?; g iiulv ndi s iiiii large numbers prepar u grating,-ii i s ,ilit 0 iH;ood :. or` io?or.o ; I hemselvs - togth atn.ld formh an utig' sei penii tinelisst 'oiteu'a ctli fifty fee-t`'; nti. several-' ii "ii ithickness. - nS ti l(r l l: > s? oi?ýiii size aboe e ti ee l : imeormous.0 Their pale is very slow, niuid upoiV uneeting o.-obstaile sucli as a stick o'r _stone they' -willt either writhe over or irout it sometiiles breaking int i bodies for this` pur pose. A celelirted t?irsIi't" says that, if the rear poiioin? 1f this ::woideir fuil snaike-ilile:'jroessio-l be brought into contact. withi the iront part and a,. sort ot lircle formed, the' i sects wil keepl iiitiing. round Band ro...

Publication Title: Prahran Chronicle
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New Brains for the Weak Minded. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

New Brains for the Weak Minded. That, the feeble-minded may be given mliore grey- imatter-that is. literally-supplied withf more brains until they are norul-is within rainge of possibility. :according to discoveries set forit l at thcdCongres of .Medicine in l'Paris when- the method called "organotllerapy:w'. was discussed: Only ?-n recent years 1r. I rown Srquard(l ni?, with consiclerabile isulc i:is in -treating dlise?idil organs w-ith" medicines imade: fron- similar ol:gans. ' 'lhat is, ifr: troubleowith the thyroidt glinil ian xttrac . uii,,l, firom the: thyroid gl tid if the:sl 'at, wias made ;,nd the : I.reait.ltelLent, was fliirly -successful. For this reason this- trieitmentis ailled -'organuothleratp," o building iup or doctor'ing one orgayti withl?cx tracts .from- a. sinmilar: one :. flut all this, is bly no l irlllns new.- it. tact it was pract!ised two tlhoiisandI years igo:- Of coirsi.'- ii those days. such itledical i practice, was extremely crude,; and it l inay have ...

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The Waters of Babylon. GARDEN OF EDEN TO FLOURISH AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

The Waters of Babylon. -t- GARDEN OF EDEN TO ILOURISH AGAIN. The Vali -of Bagdad inaugurated the Hindujah- barrage recently. The hater,- lecing -succesLsfully diverted inltof the old -Euphrates chaninel, has piassed- by- Babylon; : Thlie' ycoipiletion of the Hindujah bIjrrage,' is *: the first - step' in. the great' scheme., worke l- out,,by-'. Sir 'Williin :Willcocks,-, the famous Eng li?'il'-eiigil-er,- for. restoring- fertility ,to th-e gardeii -of Eden.-'. The swork Ijis' beein' '(lone-. fo:: the ;'urkish (iovernciiobt by Sir: John l-'Jackson, 1-imnited., a id .when - the, wholec'schenme is conipleted cTMesoliotiamiiStwill again :blecoine -ofiie: of the graiaries of afthe world. '- The".total : -cost,' s it is -estimated, swill-bc al occt- .t21-c 000,00('-; hut as the- I'Turkislih: Goderiiamerit in '-:J9.1. iaid o':t theli moneytiii hi nit'- it -wa. dfcided,'- toýcarry -.ouc it' the - wor! c 'icceineal- - fly-' the: conist;uction: o-i0 . .li'nnew lii rraige.ifloods: willihe ic i...

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"Blackbeard." [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

: , _Blackbeard." :All thc: world hlias. hcrl uf "Black biear',d th i nlotoriouis sea-rubber, iwhosi' re I lril ime was' TeJciC . IEl 'toolk" ,"hi': Ilseudbolny- froui the fact that.'ie ore -a ory . h1ivy Ilcl;ck ibelrd, whicli he wvas. in the litl oi' ldoing li| L Lwo liargoe Iriids and- tying thelonii : IIliiiid h.is ;rs. }Tje ias, cr-I ilu)S, on.gr ot tile lilost i il "of' ti11 tlihe ,li'rai ed irates; -indetde( lie islihei . ol.e tihought ,a..er y.i deil .iicnririite. .It is told of hii;t thaLt '.one iday, being mail drun, he called to hitscrew, "Come, liaids, let.'s -iikei; litll lof oii r own, id ssee liw I lng. i?.' ? iiui iear it." So'so'me n iwl; C'doin below with him; a'nd, cloiii i .i.he titches. fill 'ed- Severn lt ots :;'with brimstone, :which Ih'ley setl:on -firc, remaining un Litl fthey .;wcru: ncitlrl\'--s'i lyocated, and h.ýad tJ.-'cry: io6: for .air. SiobertMisiiirdi, -,. iyoung ullicer .oi Ais -MiFjst.Y':slii .-Jarl, sri iut ii isearch o6 3I:;liikbi;ai ', anid oin...

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Largest Landowner in Great Britain. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

Largest Landowner in Great Britain. The Duke of Sutherland, who died at -iDunrobin Castle,?Co!spie, Slther,. landshird r ecently;', wi the laigest Iritte': lanihOl rin?l-Europe ex it the Ca Russia. His s Lu;tites, cover an- area:, of i?re, ti-i inill io'0 - aiid?a hal:. acres i Siuthliel Itshire:alone he "o ?'. l' r, tha :o. milliond acres le wt boi):iii:in: 851and succeeded to the :tl kedO i- 1892 : spit e.. his .e:tisocdial pos?ition,.iid his .wer :i lo?? e of ?the i e- i L,, masi wtas r little kiiit Ii a riety lie ail i taste -iii eeireumnial ~t nii* I in - piot I oe nt r life aitihti the di,-s.ia t , el 0 if 1: (l d l .l, antost all his i:ieic. '?'lieIteiit?:s ).DukL:wa. thi turnt hliolder aii lleT.1 t itkedni. .t h 'I'h hist,,r\ (if, E rsi?,ita?Aild ti.k e f Suiti,.r.. land is 1)bo0nd .tp :in tihe hist . ry ,. Scotliiil:. : .lie.y wT ere- ntixce I up il ii I e t? ' hc?lh ngtes- of the ,. :It'ies fo?n -the. thirteenth to the iiieteentli - -The :E:arls of Sulher littil lclaiii de...

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Taxing the Tax Collector. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

Taxing the Tax .Collector.. SiAn; anisilg sitluation. hais - niseon at ?- opeell lorough. Osior,: l.d 'eitn sylv ?ia,: .here t eid i x ollecLtoIr Li being .- over wleliil".d .with e onecent. pieces, sentlT in paymentiiiit-?of :tdi? from redsilitst "o `hid- Uibrof gh and the great" idjijirtity' of theli residents who have noi. yet ~-ii aid. hai c e da'red their intention of= eiii g? fi~itlhi fuil to the. humblee -- . The collector, who "was ohin tre having real -l is loe t iof- the law determined to keej to it ki hnd: ing t hatI tixe iint. th and la wful i o o States of ii-eria- o heI nd to taccept che ti s ., The residents' pi olint ir-and agreed to rei taate. by on nig their pa3nients to one-cent pieces, and now the tax uohlectoi is:kept busy emptying f",lotr beg tin .;ýaim, and other- rcclitacles', -iºn-- '-the. Itaxpayers briign their - oitri bu was the ihrst to.e. arried carr -id - hl a--broughi-r i foiiirtl silked two ini' itlihi -oiie-cent- pieces in a reiil-sciitele. Bjones-"...

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A Russian Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

A Russian wedding: A Russian weddinrg is rirscrired br a tri reller.. who i as ,ne of the in vited guests ."t a:', to take place. tl, 8 p ii huLt .hI{ i riile,; of. i'0 ouirs,. was h:ti..' i" li ieirI -of rrir ing' .-t: eight o'clock, it i iis, rcarly nirc be or3' she tiade ?e' iaripperartie': She. was. iireciel ly r l ie:.neph , little 1boy five- y;e.ir-s oldi holding ani ima.ge or0f 'Ou. CLord "..' he child ga.ve' this t; thei riresl -a;d thin the service lf? .:; Neithei i rgi'a ii II i" :i mrisical :-iii: Ch urchI. "rso the 'ch il. consi ting'ii o five ii ,:i , chiitcre ii-T iir'f 'itte ni hi.. rei dii ig ,ird . . cin Ihorir e'iint ini., irt 6ntio i ut ? ?alf ?n -hoi T'I-. priest- thefii ddressed several \i r is to. Ie :. ri ide iiiiffl I"rideg?o0om neurrr" o gi roisriiLr, -ste ier for wanurd n-il swerc :acih gi\ ri '.r.crownli whlich. they .were -:o-hold .d'over the-. Iride and bridlegroormn's Iead uriti the eid oftile sevict.. . T'he ildiest -::thenr putr`i r "e Iditig-; rin' o...

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Malvern Council. MONDAY, JUNE 1. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

M alvern Council. MONDAY, JUNE 1. Presenit:-May'or Wilsoni, ,and Crs. E. Thompson, 'R. Thomson,.. Murray, Devy, McKiley' Levis,: Wilks, Francis iiid Carroll:;: DRILL HALL Word =ras received from t?i e(fDepart; ment oI-Hoime Atlairs }that-.with re ference totlhie- proposed drill":liall; the matter -was--i receiving consideration, and consequently; there- was=:Ib oc casion foi ;a deputation TOORONGA ESTATE applying for the -sulm or £251i11/I aniiiti.tit lie paid'i- e ouncil =for land ii Toorongai~ Est at e- The LeLild Purchase I 3ord also requested` the council to proceeid ?itl the further. construction ot sti eets inthe estate: INFECTIOUS Dl SEASES Iorwarded ali a::ccount of expenditure quarter ending June 30,.slbowivig Couicil s proportion to be £t5/1/6 HILLSIDE ESTATE Ma:i r T. Km crouse w-rote relative to the :Hillside-Estate; notifying that the coniditions 01f coiintract in con nection- wittl: sale?': :.land were that only; one ho se was-to be* built on eta. block and thitt sucli...

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Should All Ugly Men be Hanged. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

SATURDAY; JUNE Should All Ugly Menibe Hanged. The old law of mediaeval Europe., that "if' two people are accused of a crime: and guilt cannot, definite ly 'lbe i assigned. to - either one of themn the ugliest one is -to be liang ed,:'- bids -fair. to. comet into opera tion again,-, according .;to. the latest developments of. penology, rAs an :'outcomei of the Loin i'oso methods, o f.treating ,,crinials,; athe importance of the: relatioin :ietsveen the shape of the body a:i"nld ithe charactleri of tihe, miind lionw is coin sidered cvry closely anrid the -tiiie is coiiigi wheni;;t i~n citsed- of crime i will hv-I e fa?r lcssIcani:e iii a court of l:i ifi his general person is ill-fornied thin if li.e is a model -f grace. - Alt!lough, -r,-:a. or a considerable time, the: measuring.of: criminals. by the l ertilloin and other systems was intended . .only. foor. pfurp oses of ideri tificatioi, ?latelyt the. usefulness ,,of these measures has, been extended. For . example if a cbonvicted t...

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Building Regulations. MALVERN COUNCIL DISCUSSION. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

Building Regulations. MALVERN COUNCIL DISCUSSION. At Monday's meeting of the Malvern Council a letter was received from the Town Planning Society, applying to the council for a" subscription towards ex penses in connection with lectures, etc., proposed 'to be given by members of. the Town Planning Association's visitors from England. ,iCr. .Wilks mnoved that a reply be Sent..to tthe -.effect that. the Malvern Coun cil: had already agreed. to grant the t?se oftlie todn hall free. The council:kia w ,very ivell what they wouild ilo tillemselves if they had the poweei -iiudpr the:' Act. He did not see theie. Was alny reason for them to grailt a doniation.' - i'le :motiofi. was carried. A:It later stage ot the meeting Cr. Clari oil saiid that Cr. Wilks had al Ieead _told lthen?i that .the Malvern Cou?icii.. was always .prepared to see tliat' tihe city .was .first of all in a saiiitary- cotidition. ,.-In a return of vital statistics, thaey were told that in thle -curret ??.liar er einaing...

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Birds Shot with Water. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

Birds Shot with Water: .r tin. :± lmm;nig; bird ;itht. - ·sni l'rst bird"to ae's tg· macieo t ri lead wiouldn idestro d ohins cal o i n the bird len fio?.tie;. cAomlbxion."etil p'litrlpsesi?t? , tiTo tihrn initheis drp io"wathiir roni s itensil enu'ri -il s i, ne inet. asllosyriiove i ao 1 ea i r ist-f be -done hcjiics . ore 1 ifi hoa soide' whi snus oit his lif..h. i. . -euire-to'--rtiii'his pliimufd njihis strugg1CS i=escpe. .i sparro)Ui to those' scaireelsT 1 bigner than abee. Not nihl is powderid oh ii nrliI ',nod foe thi. roniplexion. ht utih o it thrown into the ushler in' iihich the fitu and hamnd ire 1,ith- --has a softenin t and wrkiirn"' ,fiari

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MALVERN HARRIERS Sports Meeting on Monday Next. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

MALVERN HARRIERS Sports Meeting on Monday Next. R. H. WATSON, Australasian Middle Distance Champion. Half-mile Record Holder, &c. The 5th Annual Sports Meeting of the Malvern Harriers is to take place on the Malvern Cricket Ground on Monday next (King's Birthday). The programme will be of a most interesting description, all the cham pions of Victoria competing. The 3-mile Invitation Handicap is creat ing the greatest interest, and in other events close finishes are anticipated. The hon.. sports secretary is Mr M. C. Plumb.: The St. Vincent de Paul's Orphanage Band will be pre sent, and will discourse a programme of classical- music. At Prahran Court on Thursday, be fore Messrs., Chambers (chairman), Heyward. and Captain Russell, J's.P., John W. Howitt was charged with having driven a motor bicycle at a dangerous speed in Chapel-street on May 20. Evidence for the prosecution was that the speed was at the rate of 26. miles an hour. A fine of 20/ was imposed. Eric Montgomery, 2...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

FRASER and MORPHET for Good Printing. P:RAHRAN CHRONICLE. I ;DW1RD >». ej1Co CIFTI TO ALL MARRIED MARRIED 4 business may have REPUTATION without much WOMEN CHARACTER, or it may have character without still in force much reputation. Character is what we are; re - putation is what we are THOUGHT to be. Any busi ness which Is Intended to be a perpetual institu tion, as this one is, MUST HAVE BOTH. Every son of Adam, prince or plough boy, genius or dunce, is cast in the same image, and moulded in the same clay; yet every man differs from his fellow. Every good tailor uses the same sort of fabrics, linings, trimmings and buttons; yet every tailor's tailoring differs from another's. You can no more fathom the riddle of the human mind than you can plumb the depth of the ocean. A EDWARD LOVE & Co.s SUIT DIFFERS FROM EVERY OTHER-good sty:e without freakishness - good material without ostentation -good fit without exaggeration. These are the things to look for In a EDWARD LOVE &...

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WORLD-WIDE NOTES. NEWS FROM EVERYWHERE. SOME NOVEL INVENTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

.".WORLD-WIDEf NOTES. NEWS FROM EVERYWHER3. SOMBE NOVEL INVENTIONS. Among the most useful of recent in ventions, perhaps, is a paper ward ' robe consisting of an airtight bag made of paper; in which wearing ap parel may be enclosed. This isone of quite a number of collapsible arti cles which have been invented lately. and which include:a collapsible meat Ssafe,. a .collapsible side-car, and col lapsible bedstead., The :most interesting invention in this direction, however,: is an auto matic collapsible escape ladder, .which in the case of. emergency at sea pro vides a rapid,` continuous, and safe means of. transporting passengers and cre': from the vessel to boats or rafts. This invention, of course, is the, outcome of the' Titanic disaster; Inventors, too; have - turned their attention -to many labour-saving de vices, and an ingenious idea is that of a- workman who has invented a time-recording machine, with which is :,incorporated a thumb-print ar rangement which enables each work...

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A Tiger Hunt. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

A Tiger Hunt.. There are lilany thrilling -tales told in a book entitled "War; ;illd SplorL in India, 1S02-1S00." It is .ian officer's diary, and gives in simple, narrative the course of manny :tdven tures. Witness this account, dated 1st May, 1503 :--"At four this imorn we mounted our elephants, and with in -the distance of half-cannon shot from our tents, the -illag:ers poiited to a brake of briars in which they assured us- there was .a tigress and four- lialf-grown -cubs! . The brake ias. not- three-lhundred yards round, and ;we intstanitly circled it with our elepha!nts. :!i'o pietrateiit was imipossible,. and wie coLmencecd shout ing. and firing into the i jungle bIut :ll iri vain, no tiger nil;king its ap pesiranc iie .. ihe ill is, i h for safety liad, :'iccorilitig to' their usual "plan', oiiounted 'to the-; tops• f:-the trees near us, persist'ced "il assuring us `that :the tige'rs \ere .?et iii the `jungle' At'nslast h owever, the cubs were discovered, and "then the fuil Sb...

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"BOBS" NEARLY LOST THE TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

"BOBS" NEA\ LY LIOST THE; TRAI JN Mr. Georgec San'dy, who for forty one years has been chief ticket ex aminer "at the Windsori platforms of Waterloo: station: has just retired. He tells a story about' Earl Ro berts, who, - when leaving for South Africa during the dark days of the, Boer War. nearly missed his train: "It was a.dark, foggy day,- and while we were waiting for the. signal Lord Roberts got out of the carriage and resumed his conversation- with the late King. Edward (then Prince of Wales) and the Duke of Cambridge. I said to Lord Roberts, 'My lord, we arc only Waiting for the signal'; had you not better get in ?' I had. scarcely spoken when the train start 'ed, and, with the aid of a policeman_ I had to push Lord Roberts into the moving train." When I tried "to get my own. back," .as the vulgar phrase has it (writes a ;correspondent), I was laughed at for my pains. The other' man knew the trick, which really is such a mean one that I have not the least compunction in makin...

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POCKET CHEQUE-BOOKS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

SPOCKET CHEQUfE-BOOKS.: Pocket cheque-bhooks are now being issued; by certain banks.- :The new romer is a dainty, little affair, hardly, seven inches long and two and a half' inches wide. It fits comfortably into the breast-pocket .:without: doubling, and- keeps tiie" clie-lee-s T-:-ncruinpiled and nnfrayed. -Whether- the innova tion will le- generally, followed is re igarded ais- very. ioubtful. SBankers a~ie "'i'- coniservative gen tlemen, a? :ittempts to reduce :the: size ofl th- ordinirr. cheque book in theI past Ii relieen: resolitely op0?io ed.- Chief. objection- to the small' size` coiner iioni the Clearinig House; i here the, dii:ciilt of h andling-the.. small size is said to 'create greiet de lay :and confision.

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AEROPLANE THAT WILL NOT CAPSIZE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

AIuMOPILANE. THAT WILb NOT-' CAPSIZE. :.An ieioplane which, it is cilimcred c. ilniot: capsize! has .been .consotriucteic; li - Mr. Charles Horace:. Watkinsl; -Jif S('irdiff-a friend of Mr.-B.: C Huck? , i fitl-hllomn he -:.worked 'some .. va':s ,ago as a mechanic at a: Cardiff auto . mobile establishment. . S_ ir: iWttkiins has been engaged ...r this machine for thr e years.: . outstanding featurei s-that the en -gine is.not. atttaclich? to the body, -but -built on a separatp.uundercarriage thus removing ' the strain- from the planes :to. tlhe- tinder-cariage:. When the- macbchine s is in :light; : however, the weight is cast upon the wings, recinmiing the stress from the body.. ir; MI' atkins says the machinei will rise from the earth in thirty yards oi' --ly, ';nd is capable of travelling at : "-a-fspeed .of, -sev'enty miles an liour, -w:.vith ha horse-power of only forty. The : -weight' of the machine does not ex reed.3c?t. ahld foi its horse-power is .'thelifihtest, aeroplane y...

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THE LATEST FRENCH CRAZE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

THE LATEST FRENCH ORAZE. SThe latest French craze in the way :of charms and amulets is a ladybird or' a white mouse. In order to be S:really lucky, the ladybird must have . seven spots on its wing-cases. Seven "is a prophetic number, it is explain -ed, as witness the seven lean kine, the seven capital sins, the seven days of the week, the seventh son of the seventh son, etc. The white mose is running the ladybird very hard in Sthe public esteem as a charm trinket. SIt bears the legend: "I bring luck .to all who carry me." In China a man who killed his father has been executed, and along with him his schoolmaster for not 'ha"vineg taught him battw.

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Marvels of Plant Growth. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914

Marvels of Plant Growth.': * Very striking are the results whichi ?i\'re been obtained in --regard. to 'plal:- growth. by the employinenlt if \violet rays fronm metcury, yapour: mlips.": It has been proved that in rcit liin cases seeds geri tinatedL sev erl x-weeks earlier.-ith the 'tid.-of this particular . light thali' 'hen grown in the natural way. .--:The tine for germination, under. the in Ilueice of the ultra-violet r:"ayS of Ihe huinp --was .el ven da ys in. the case of carrots,; is against :twenty six days; x .hen grow ua n"turally while maize: geriiniiated in eiglit days instead of-ifT-seven: . - Wheat, barley, and c xrious other seeds 'werea. l.ested , aind in l: alL-Crses a hastening of g'erminatiitiiI resudltd.: Strawberries cultivatedi ii -the. -ul Iru- violet light; gave. anx increasell crop of--5 I per cent.. i while -.roses;; carndtions, .and ::gerai'ins shliowcd; increased ioliage and floweis of good size and colour.. L..iqually-. interesting' care-the experi Inents...

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