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Council Meetings, 1914. BULN BULN SHIRE, [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 12 June 1914
Council Meetings, 1914. BULN BI LN SHIRK, July Angtiit September November Noyembtr Dtccmbtr ti 8 .31 28 2 8» 28 THE GIFPSLAMD & NORTHERN CO OPERATIVE SELLING CO. LTD. lia« beon appointed the wholesale dis tributing agents for the Gippsland Co-operative Bacon Curing Co. Ltd. Dandpnong. Ask your grocer for Dandenong Bacon. PICNIC MODEL latest Disc Grama phone in P. Fiirashcr's window; no trumpet required. Caso.folds up and locks making a handsome cabinet can carry a dozen records. Town price £4 10s; other disc machine# from £2 2s ; fine stock of Records, all .t town prices. For ChiMr«n'« Hicklnj; .-iugh *t Night, ATuodi Ore*l l*»pporiaini Curt, Ji 8J,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 12 June 1914
T. BARWETT, TlWSWiJTH & PLUMBER, iliAlK STBEKT, IHtOUIX, (Opposite Ptasd's Movo.) Local Agent for "Gane" Milkine Machines, "Tangyne" Kerosene Oil & Benzine EnRines, Tho Wolaeley Hand-Power, Belt Driven, Steam Turbine Plants, and Separator Oil. Batavia Sea and Fire Insurance Company. Agent for THE GRAETZIN, the best parlor Lamp invented. Call and see for yourself. Complete house lamp, cost £'3 '.'s; outside lamp, a much more powtifiil lamp, cost i.'3; also Buggy Lamp" j. MCDONALD, ; Builder ^ Contractor, ? Wr>rrn.nn! ^ ' "'"'J Ciir(1"( &iY,nU «"&lt;! Viv*i"riu St.ccLH, All Clnsfe." "I Building Material Stacked SOFTWOOD, ISKICKS, LI M12. CEMENT, PAINTS, OILS, III ON, ETC. BATHS AND TANKS MADE TO ORDER. WATER LAID UN. HEADSTONES. KHLINGS, AND FENCES ERECTED. PLANS FOR YOUR HOUSE .PRE PARED. Trial Solicited. ARTISTIC MILLINERV -SOME: LOVELY DESIGNS. A good Hat-a BUt, I lint, i* created by an attisfte, is necessary to complete a well-dressed Ladies' att...
Yeast For Horses. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 12 June 1914
Yeast For Horses.: Experiments have been made i in Austria with the object of, I ascertaining if yeast can replacc , j oats in ihe ration for liorses. j It appears that by replacing half of the rations of oats by yeast, all the nutritious elements, with the exception of fat. were better utilized than with tho full ration of oats. Tho substitution iese utilized. The effect of-yeast ( was better when half the oat ration was substituted than when ihe whole was replaced. In both j case?, however, the utilization ; quotient stood higher than with : the full ratioti of oat". Feeding on yeast caused no change in the droppings. j It is concluded from the experi- i ments that in practice it is j possible to replace with success j at least a part of the oats by yeast. | -"Fertilisers," 24th January,,! 1914. I
Drouin Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 12 June 1914
Drouin Progress Association. The monthly meeting ot the al'c.vo Association was h^ld on Friday i-vei . inn. when there were 12 members present. The President (Lieut.-Col. i Stephen) occupied the chair. I Correspondence was received from I the Secretary ot" the Railway De | partment slating that the building! ! and yards were in good condition and meet all reasonable requirements, it w;is agreed (o write to Mr Mackey i re the station buildings. From Traralgon Progress Associa i lion, giving support re duplication of Uippsland railway line. | The Secretary of Mines Depart ! nient nrrote stating there wns no 1 ehamo of payable black coal being j discovered in allot. &lt;&lt;0, pariah of j i 1) ouin Wot. It. was possible that j lignite may occur in Drouin district, 1 j but so far there was . nothing to j warrant tho Department .sending an | ; officer to inspect. Drouin Branch A.N A. wrote ask ing the support of the Association to | enable persons to travel from Mel i bou...
CALVES AND TUBERCULOSIS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 12 June 1914
CALYES AND TU3ERCUL Ever}one connected with farming is now very keen 0:1 the subjcct of fighting tuberculosis amons our herds. It is pointed out, however, in a contemporary, that most of us are working from the wrong end altoge ther. We aro treating animals after they are attacked, and proposing to have thorn examined and slaughtered, wherens nothing is done at the othor end, as it were, to breed animals free of tuberculosis. It is well enough known now that a calf from a tuwr culous cow may be perfectly, healthy, and nearly always is to st:irt with, and if we feed it 011 healthy milk, ar.d keep it away from tainted sur roundings, in ninety-nine cas:s out of a hundred it would grow up a good and healthy animal. The whole point, therefore, empha sises tbe fact that we should set, about rearing our calves under proper conditions, and that we might in a short time bring forward herds which would be absolutely sound to begin with, and these would take the place of others more or less ta...
THE DAIRY MILK PRODUCTION. QUANTITY AND QUALITY-EXHAUSTIVE INVESTIGATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 12 June 1914
THE DAIRY MILK PRODUCTION. QUANTITY AND QUALITY-EX HAUSTIVE INVESTIGATIONS. A grc-at deal has been heard of late ^ of various phases of tho question of ? the milk standard and the basic ! causes of tho variations in the qua lity of milk. A very exhaustive con tribution to this mibject is contained in a book on "Feeding of Crops and Stock,", by Dr. A. D. Hail, dircct.or of the famous Rothamstcd Agricul tural Experiment Station in Eng land. which has been in existence since 1843. This able work contains ( a chapter on "Mil*, Butter, and > Cheese," whi.'li deals with a great . many questions connected with the , production of milk, butter, and ; cheese, and the results of the eiperi- , mcnts in the variations in composl- , tion of milk are particularly inter esting. \V13RAGE COMPOSITION OF MII.1K ' As a result of about 200,000 an alyses, the a'"'rags composition of milk, for instate, was found to be : -Fat, 3.9 per cent. ; protein, 3.o ; lactose, '1.75 ; ash, .75 ; and water, 87.1. ...
Expansion of Country Telephones. VALUABLE IN AGRICULTURAL DISTRICTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 12 June 1914
Expansion of Country Telephones. VALUABLE IN AGRICULTURAL DISTRICTS. (By C. E. H.) Where tho telephone saves the city business man a walk or ride on a tram, ami valnable time, it relieves the farmer of the trouble, t. me ?ind exp- n-f of harnessing up to deliver a message two or three miles distant. "It saves a multitude of trips to the township, which all take time, and involve incidental ex penses. The farmer has only to think of the time he often wastes - hie own and that of others-in having to go into the township when he cannot be really spared away, particularly in the busy season. This lost time mean* money. How often has every farmer been compelled to face a cold wet day or a blazing hot one, tiring himself and I)is horse in riding or driving to attend to matters be could have aa cosily fixed up over tho telephone from farm, he aaves himself and others many and many a trio. lie simply walks across the room to the telephone, turns the handle, and in a minute or two has done h...
THE GARDEN. ROSE MILDEW. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 12 June 1914
THE GARDEN. 1 ROSK MII.,DE\V. i The .New South Wules Bureau of 1 Microbiology states that rose mil* ? dew is caused by a fundus, Sphaero ] theca. It attacks the leaves, younc ! shoots, ami flower butte, often curl j ing the leaves. On the shoots, calyx, and fruit tho fundus forms thick, felty patches that persist lite into the season, ami here produces the small black bodies containing tlie spores to carry it over till the n.^xr, year. Sometimes the disease occurs in two stages - the first after the leaves are forme.l, and the second when tho young wood has made growth and the flowers h^ve com menced to appear. This is the criti cal period and the fundus prepares to :*arrv. over the winter. Dusting with 'lowers of sulphur "mixed with o^e third of it9 volume of lime chrcks the disease. Spraying with sulphuric acid, cuie part in 1!>00 of water, is or.e t.f the best remedies. C';trc- nv.i'-t be taken in militia or &lt;Ii 1':tinir sul phuric arid. Put the water into an earthe...
COMPLETE SHORT STORY. THE FATE OF GENERAL VALIXTO. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 12 June 1914
COMPLETE SHORT STORY. THE FATE OF GENERAL VALIXTO. General Valixto sat in hio room, busy with Uis papers. Thcro were stirring timc3 ahead, for within twenty-four hours the insurgents un der his and Gen, Talmero's command were t.o make a combined attack on Havana, Already the raon were pre paring ior the tray, and evor and anon the trampling of horses' feet and the shrill notes of the bugle Till ed the air. Oue or two unimportant places had already been taken, hut that was n mere bagatelle compared to the capturo of Havana. Here the Spaniards wero gathered in force, leudy to luajsj; a determined Stand against the enemy, and General Val i.xto realised that the task which lay before bini was DO light one. He paused in his work for a mo ment, and, taking up a small pack age, tied round with a coloured rib bon, he deftly, undid its folds, and tnnfe therefrom a Email photo. Or it »Va tin j.oru-.Wl'- .5r',"-oTO.Vfl»!»'. Spanish girl, barely out of her tons with a sweet, pure face, albeit s...
A New Invention. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 12 June 1914
A New Invention. 4 A remarkable invention pregnant with useful possibilities is the wire loss long-distance mirrov. Its pur pose, in brief, is to convey an imfi^e in tlie same manner thut sounds are ; now communicated. 3t is a radical improvement on the old-lime camera obscura, a utructuro in which the real image of an ob ject is projected upon a whito table or other plane surface. Not only docs tho new apparatus reflect on ft mirror nil objects located and all happenings occurring within a much greater «roa than the camera obscura, but it operates at night. Just how tlie machine works has not yet been revealed, but it is known to consist of 'it v.eh 01* il"is HQ's Weii "wmcn* receives * ctit/ impressions awl projects t.hcm on to the mirror located at the base of the mast. The principal value of the new ap paratus will bo in its application to ships. It is expected to prevent collisions with other ships, ice bergs, or derelicts by disdosini* the whereabouts of such dangers to the lo...
WATER FOR CALVES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 12 June 1914
WATICIt FOR CALVKK. The calf that. i:»-ts ;i £o&lt;>«1 drink of witter every day, no matter if it has all the milk it ru*;tlsf will do better than one which i; di'priviM of this very natural means of quenching its thirut. Permanganate of potash will eloausc dirty tillers of all impurities. A solution should be passed through the filter until it comcs out. as pink as when it was poured in. Potato Halls.-A nice little supper dish can be made by mashing cold potatoes and rolling, them into but ter. Brush over with a little mil!:, powder with finely-grated bread - crumby, and fr\ till a Koldcn hrmvn. Serve on an oval dish with tiny sprigs of parsley.
EYEBROWS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 12 June 1914
EYEBROWS. Eve-brows that arc lighter ill col our than tho hnir are usually a sign of weak constitution, but eye-brows darker than the hair gi-nerallj go with a vigorous mind and body, more especially when they are bushy and tufted. As a general rule the closer the eyebrows lie to tile eyes, the greater are the powers of concentration, though sometimes such brows are as sociated with a suspicious nature. Well-arched eyebrows are a sign of artistic, agreeable temperament, but when they lie far away from the eyes the owner is often most unreliable. If the eyebrows, instead of droop ing at tho end, turn upwards to wards the temples, their possessor is likely to have a strong sense of hu mour, and is likely to make a name as a comedian, or as a humorous nrUnt or wrlt.-r. j in tJuif JimuL-iuunui, cycluusvN that Ricrt ncroHfl t.Iic nofic Imve hvon associated with ,'i passionate and even a murderous temperament. Persons with little or no eyobrows arc almost invariably not only weak in body,...
A QUESTION OF COW VALUES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 12 June 1914
A QUESTION" 01'' COW YALfKS. Fortiiiiuto indeed is the dairyman ; who owns n good cow and knows it. Liliewiso fortunate is be who owns a ? poor one ami knows it and has sense enough to send her to tlio block r;i I ther than sell her to his brother dairyman for Q boarder. The good cow of the real dairyman have records and usually are not for sale. It is the dairyman who consi ders it too much bother to make a record who needs to learn something; about cow values. 1 U,»V tr*invjyViVici."« thought were ;'uat ordinary indivi duals and wliicii wo were induced I13 the denier to sell at ;1 low price, but later wo had discovered that we soM tho "fjoose that laid the jrolden Ci?g" 7 Then again. have we not owned cows which becaus.-! of (heir lan-e milk flow at, freshening time, we have held on to with the tenacity of a bull do;;, but which always stands dry a (rood while ? The individual record sheet will reveal some aston- : f.shinj facts about the prrfnrmnnee cT these two types oi cows.-"K...
THE FARM. THE USE OF THE DISC HARROW. HOW TO MAKE A GOOD SEED BED [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 12 June 1914
THE FARNI. THE TJSH OF THE DISC HARROW. HOW TO MAKE A GOOD SEED BED On the best uso o( tbo disc harrow, | tbo "Canadian Threshormau «ay» ?" What tho Bclt-blnder moans in the province of harvesting niachinerj, it Is safo to the disc hnrrow hjus become among cultivatioc tools. Genorallv speaking, a &lt;««* »?e* b0* is an absolute nrccsslty to tno pro tection of the cro;, in n dry sm.on but it is not expedient, to p o S deeply on certain soils. If tlui t\ is sand or rrnvol and if ^cl*' ' the surface:, ploughing' to a dop ivill bring that. *al's?V it is alio 1 iS not to bo though ot." unfl .mown that the m xtcn,l to bryo^A floes not, as :\l '^lo^ the stir tlircs or (our in'?» . , ^^rtcd >«"?lU nt the outset, » increased year the depth should * pr Un until the subsoil in inches deep. that "the It lias been nna it seed bed is the 1 .. u is the should be deep and - plant main feeding «ro»»A ol wlienco it drawsjts^co mor#J jcclvo imstcTmnco." ?' »' authority continues: , I riant ...
Colouring Copper. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 19 June 1914
Colouring Copper. Copper and brass lend themselves readily to n colouring process and may lie worked to all shades imagin able, excepting the lighter shades, which nre lost on a copper surface, as that metal cannot be given a tint lighter than its natural colour, says a correspondent of Sheet Metal Shop. Zinc colours fairly light copper colour to thn darkest brown, or even black, by merely I oxidising" the surface of the laetnl Make a paste of iron oxide and graphite, with v.ood alcohol or with plain water, and apply this to the article, which is then healed in an oven or over a yas /lame. It is better to use alcohol, as It dries out much quicker. The colour ob tained wiil depend on the amount of iron oxide mixed with the gra phite. and the length of time the ! heat was maintained. 'J'he more oxide in the coating*, tho darker the shade given to the copper. The remains of the conting should be removed with a brush or cloth moistened in alcohol, and when the surface has bec,Mne quite ...
SOY BEANS AND COW PEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 19 June 1914
SOY BEANS AND COW PEAS. * The Ohio Experimental St io:i has been making a number of «-.r.h ui-.a:vo experiments with soy bea'.s -ml cow peas, and they give t.^e i.i the summary below : j 1. Soybeans h.v. e a wUe rda ta ' tion as regards soil and chm it*.*, lu general, the northern limit «-.f: h *ii adaptation coincide \v;t.i th it of maize. 2. Soybeans are grown chiefly xnr hay, grain, silage, soiling, pasture and a soil renovator. 3. Soybeans should not be* seeded until all danger of frost is p :rt, and the ground is thoroughly w.iruifd through. M,..\ vim ro\\'ki twenty-ciuUL nr-iV-^ v^ tlie hi^'Dest yield of aeoj .*wi»l tHa most economical yield of forage for the silo. For hc^t quality of hay they should be driilod solid, using 6 or 8 pecks of seed per acre. 5. For hay, cut when po.Is bc^in to form. For ^min, cut ji;st before the beans are ripe, i.e. when pods are be ginning to take on a brownish or blackish appearance. For silage, cut when as near maturity as possible without dro...
The Song of the Shirt. NEW VERSION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 19 June 1914
The Song of the Shirt. NEW VERSION. That there is a distinctly humor ous side, even to Antarctic explo ration, ia Illustrated by many amus ing incidents which 1 h\ Justice Murray and Mr. George Marston relate in their book,. "Antarctic Days" (Melrose). Both theso gentlemen belonged to Sir Ernest Shackleton's lost expe dition, ami they relate how ono of the members, n genius, "hit upon tho plan whereby you can always havo a clean shirt, even if you pos sess only two-always^without wash* Ing, bo it understood. You put on a shirt ; In a week or two it be comes dirty ; you don tho other one, and wear it till it is so much dir tier than the first that tho first is clean by comparison, and you revert to it, and so on, ad infinitum." A makeshift in regard to trousera was equally amusing. "Finding tho trousers issued to tho shore party too complicated for everyday woar, or being,. .,forw same .othor.xe*5At?--un» . I don't know which, woa responsible for the * cut ' . . Ths fuzzy cloth afTor...
REST FOR THE MOTHER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 19 June 1914
REST FOR THE MOTHER. | You cannot serve your family Vtlei . than by resting yourself. An OVIT ;ired mother cannot make sunshine iu lite lrome. Try to lake even half an hour of complete rest some time (lur ing the afternoon. It will oiten be hard to get auav, but make a duly nf it, and you will accomplish it. II you were ill the children would have to pet on without, you; let them do it while yon are keeping well for thoii sokes. Think over the things that can best go undone, and leave some ol them while you sleep. Rest is much iheaper and more agreeable than a Joctor's bill, and if vou do not have sne you will surely have the other. Modesty is a great rirttt®; Vnt B tan seldom gots his «*I»rj raised OB ha itrengtb ol it.