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TIMBER VERSUS MUTTON. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
TIMBER-· VERSUS' MUTTOH. In a vaery comprehensive article on the need for State forestry in England, a writer in the 'Gardqners' Chronicle" says: "'Suiposing tlhat for our State forests wie were to take the poorer class of grazing and agricultural land, what wouId be the resuit ? To put it tersely, 50 cubic feet of timber, instead of 15 lb. of mutton per acre ! An acre under grazing would pro duce on an average 15 lb. of mutton (evi dence collected by Coast Ero.sion Commit tee), and an acre under forest will yield 50 cubic feet of timber as a safe and ordi nary average. There are forests whiei yield up to 150 and 200 cubic feet in Ccn tral Europe, dnd 700 cubic feet has been frequently realiscd with the greater sun powe f more southern lands. When we take w breeding trees for the quick pro duction of timber some considerable fur ther increase may be looked for. Consider ing the rapid growth of larch, and the much more rapid growth of Douglas fir, it is evidcent that 50 cubic feet of...
5511.—HIDDEN CHRISTIAN NAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
j.j511.--IID1EN UHIIRISTIAN NAMEI.S. No; ].-.rCoitrinihng for Ildddcu u?lmes:--3cing in ,.nlemma , Bell entirvd the busine.s.q. No. o.--O0intahriig two nnes:--'The baniettl -mott you sroke thabot is a minystery. No. 3.--contaioinqg two names:-That drapzr y·'?ic hu-le I the cambric at lher in earnest fot her non-purell'se. SNo. I .--nmtaining two namecs:-~Wi.hout dis tiheay r 'a engage or g a [ Y.port any tome.
POULTRY ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
ANSWERS TO .CORRESPONDENTS. Black Orpingtons.--3Mrs. II., Warragul.-Pen off the sick specimens, dose them with Epsomn salts. Place sulphate of iron in water; give a few doses of milk and a few drops of whisky to sick speci mccns. Rub the legs with cucalyptus oil. Should have soft food in mornings and grain at night. ,White Leghorns.--Anxious, Roseneath.-The disease is roup. Isolate sick birds. Disinfect houses andl feeding utensils. Buns off roosts and *straw in houses. Wash the throat and eyes with a solution of Condy's, then get one of the rccog niced advertised roup cures, and treat. Kill off very sick specimens. Place Merval in drinklig water. Sick Fowl.-Orpington, Oakleigh.-Dilllcult to diagnose the trouble from your letter. Next time give a strong aperient as soon as you notice the trouble coming on. Sounds like solme internlal complaint. Miuscovy Ducks.-Mluscovy, Tyabb.--Good table birds, s:tters and mothers, moderate .aycrs. Pro tfable to rear. Turkeys.-Subscriber, Yea.-Woul...
JOHNSON'S PLANS FOILED. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
JOIhNSON'S PIlANS FOILED. "Jack" Johnson, the world's ch.mpion heavy vei.ght boxer, propo.ed giving boxing exhibitionh at Hanley (Eng.), but the authorities of the ter ritorial drill hall reftised his applihiationl for per alnisson to hhld them in that building. The use of the football ground was grantcd, but sub selcquenrtly the perlnision was cancelled.
GARDENING NOTES. THE FLOWER GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
DARDENIINC NOTES, STH FLOWER GARDEN. Cut down Dahlias as soon as they have done flowering, so that ~tlhy may jroduce another crop of bloomsin ithe autumn. If recently planted Dahlias arc making a lot of shoots, reduce tlhem to three or fouf, and tie these, to stakes. A good way to sup porlt Sweet Peas, eitlher in clumiis or in rows, is by means of stakes and string. A feirw stakes will suffice, if they are strong enough, and tlhey can be so placed as to be hidden by the foliage. String appears to suit SweetPeas better than any other sup oorting material; it is quite inconspicuous, and can be threaded in and out so as to inake the plants support each other. A lhink of sewing twine is very good for this. kind of work; open it carefully out, ;and wind on a piece of board.. BUDDING nROSES. Now is the tcime for budding roses of all kinds, either to raise new stock or to alter t~he variety of existinlg plants. It is very interesting, and quite': legitimate also, to bud three or four kinds...
CARPENTIER BEATS PAT. O'KEEFE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
CARPENTIER BEATS PAT. O'KEEFE. Ocorges Carpentier, the European heavy weigh~t boxing c!lmplion, secured a count-out against Pat. O'licfe in the second round of a scheduled 20 rounds contest at Nice on Monday night. At the National Sporting Club, London, on iMonl&lt;by, Dennis I9ough beat "Dick" Smith in 15 rounllds. The "Sportsmnah" advocates a "mode'rate limita. ti:o" of George Gray's losing hazard stroke, but the "Sporting Life" opposes any restriction.
THE TREATMENT OF SILKWORMS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
THE TREATMENT OF SILKLWORMS. The Silk Culture Society of .New Southli WValcs supplies the following instrt.ctona for beginners: "h'irst see wlhat amount of mulberry leaf is available; if only one tree, a few bun d'ed worms may be. reared; if several trees, thousands of worms; 2(1 to 25 lb. of leaves will produce 1 lb. of cocoons. A tree three years old will yield 12 lb. to 20 lb. of leaves and feed 100 to 200 worms. Silk worms will cat any mtdberry leaves, but for producing good cocoons the 'vhilte mul berry (M[orus Alba) is best. "It is important to secure good graine (eggs. of silk moth) of the best breed, from healthy worms that spin large cocoons; the best breed is the Bombyx 3iorn (the E:nropean annual worm). Graine is sold by the ounce; about 40,000 eggs go to an ounce. It should be kept in a cold place till the time for hatching, when the trees are in leaf. "W'hen the worms- come out they need the greatest care and attention; they should not' be kept where it is hot during th...
THE VANILLA ORCHID. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
THE VAHILLA ORCHID, . Vanilla haslong been used as 4 flavoring agent.. Historians have :stated that it was used by Mexicans as an ingredient in choco late even befdre America was discovered by the Spaniards. Early in the sixteenth century, probably before the introduction o, tobacco, .it was used in Europe as a perfume. There are about twenty speciesi widely dispersed throughout the tropics ol the whole world. Although the orchid is of little account as far as its flowers are concerned, .it has a~n attractive feature in the fruit, or pods, as they are more fre quently called. Anyone .having a house where a fairly high temperature and con siderable moistuie cani be maiantained will find no difficulty with its cultivation. Moisture in the air appears to be more necessary than in' the soil, although one does not suggest that the latter should be |allowed to become dry. Esta'blished"plants carrying several pods San often be procured, from various, trade growers, although many amateurs m...
AN EXPERT ON PEONIES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
AN IxP~R O PEON~iE& The i$resident of` the Ainerican Poonj Sd ciety, Bertr;ai'did h Farir, !of Penisylvania, gives, in the '"lorir;ts'.Exchange,': the fol lowing'list of p:eould for home plantifg: Festiva Manima wYiute, : Coutnne d'Or, late whitie;' Marie Lemoine, veriy late white; .Mons. Jule. Elie,. early p1ink; Sarah liernhardt, Mme, Fol;:: mid , ason; 'Rich ardson's Grandiflora ,:;.very late pink; .dark crimscn, Geo. Wasihiington, early; Delachei,. Piriice de fTalindyk· i Karl Rosenfeld, Felix Crounse; mid-season. Some of the single and Japanese varieties are especially de coratilve for lawns; Aihonig'the beest are: Stanley, single crimson; Albiflora, The Bride, or La Fiancee, white. Japanese; "Vhite Lady or Queen Alexandra,'" white; Flashlliolt, Mikado RKing of England, crim 'son; l.ue-nno-kegoronoo pink,: Regrarding eiltit e, Pre~sident Falir says. the peonies ill .grwv in any good doil, but tie largest flowers :and strongest colors are iroducud in a good clky loasm, ....
IN HONOR OF "MUCK." [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
IN HONOR OF "MUCK-"' .WTriting. to fhe 'Pall Mall Gazette" in reference to the immense value of "mukl," Ir. 'rancis Rmi -ay s:-- Considering the part which it has lila c.ddin human exist ence, is mnuck an enctity :to 'be spoken of contenmptuously?. -Rather 'tenples should be built to the honor of that bounteous power, to whom its nngratefuIl beneficiaries do not even erct 9tatue ,,;though to such the bread cater .inight?.? eli doff his hat, if they replaced, ,s t,lhey might ..well do, some of those wvhich have been raised to most insigmficant? or worthlcss men. By the Wihnt of muck to make good ithe exhaustion of the riches which have been accumulated in thesoil during the past mous, the sur fce- of Canada will by the:middle of this century. have 'become so iunlroductive as to yield no suffiient maintenance to. the farmner-as is alhcady the case in vast re gions ~-fthel United States, so that.famine will be lord of all,"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
'-i-; :.--7-- ;· .., I .i ~E~P9j I I I r1~811A t~i`AY~l~t~l~n~pPls~. i 'I 'Rl~lkllPc~ S hr ~I·:· A "Perfstioo" Enema is one of " he hass means o secuiing- perfect. "'' islalth. .Its proper use eop'si the system clean and ures feor im. p aritirs, thers;oy wardisg off may ~:· ' I' ~' . ~ ' ~ · . 1 n a, ttcLk of illness-saving pounds in Doctor's Bills and Me.dicines. "Lonmere'e ofier the beart value in Australia. . ogmore' You can depnd on getting an easy, co?orL LOgO' Sbe Trur, iving ustl the necssarySupprt. erection Enem s yn's , . When artlering. give the l~iength round the Peetin nma body iainchs, taken lust below the top o u ti: ~rehoip boneso.. . Perfeeties * 1o. 2, 5/8 ,.?... • .- are Iuaranteed to .e per lvo. 2, 5/ S-1.eh PcoIpe's Truos, Pent Fr o, Sht.t 5/8 . n- noutnn oo, i0?.o pOerish.s si " . * . 3, 4/' - ... . ,, • ,, Doubts 1/ the least. , They are remarhi.ble Post Free. ' . Pe..e' cr.tal, .t "1/6 value nn&should be in everhoms Si?huld obe in oaery Honsehold The P...
POULTRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
POULTRY NOTES. BY HOTSPUR. Mrs.- lacGregor, Peterleigh, Essendon, has imported a trio of Buff Orpingtons from England, which have just arrived by the Argyllshire. Their relations have just won prizes at the Crystal Palace, and all leading shows in England. It is safe to state that at no place in Victoria has poultry farming made such rapid progress during the past year as in Ccntral Gippsland (writes our Trafalgar correspondent). This is very gratifying, a, this advancement has not been a boom, but a widespread recognition of the pro fits of poultry farming when conducted on practical, business-like methods. A poul try. society was formed at Trafalgar, with Mr. Jas. 3Mitchell as president, and Mr. K. Foreman as secretary. A show was held, which was a splendid success. The society now has a membership or some hun dreds. -No more striking instance of this wonderful progress can be seen than by the returns from the Trafalgar butter' fac tory, winch receives and sells the eggs. The fort...
"MATT" WELLS A WELTER. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
"MATT" WELLS A WELTER. The prominent English light weight boxer"Matt" Wc!ls ha::ls decidedl to box as a welter inl future. lIe came to this dccision on Saturday after he haid found itdifficult to get near the Ight weight limit (9.9) in his contest with HIerb. M'Coy. Wells has distinguished himself ill various countries as a light weight, and s the hiolder of the Lonsdale belt had held the highest position of that division in England. Memories of his contests with the Australian champion "llughie" M1ehegan are still fresh. The Australian (inmnte iss greatly suited 'Wells as far as health is concerned, but in a boxing sense it has. been too good to him, and he feels that he cannot keep his weight down to the light weight limit and do justice to Ifimself.
GOVERNMENT POULTRY LECTURES. AN EXPERT'S VIEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
COVERNMENT POULTRY LEGCTURES. ;u, AN . EXPERT'S VIEWS, -, BY HOTSPUR. . -Recently we qtfcoted a report from a Gippsland paper, which purported to.give the views of ZMr. A. V. D. Rintoul on poultry keeping. The material was such as to cause some concern in poultry breeding circles, and we invited departmental infor mation. .On- the face of the report, it seemed that the new Government Expert was behind. the times in furnishing advice to those' who attended the. lecfure, and it also appeared from the report tlhat he was actually damaging the industry b1y quoting figures which showed the reverse side of poultry keeping.. .At the: time- we-.hesi tated from criticising the report, fearing that the .lecturer had been misunder4tood by our Gippsland 'contemporary.' In any case such a damaging report -could -not be passed unnoticed, by- ''The Leader," which has been so prominent a factor in building up -the poultry ;in~istry. I am pleased to note that Mr. :A "Hart, the C!hief Government Expe...
CHAMPIONS ARRIVE. M'CORMICK AND HOLBERG. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
O'HAMfPIONS ARRIVE. M'CORMIC?i AND HOLBERG. A large crowd of sportsmen gathered at the Spencer-street station on Monday tc welcome the S party of international boxers who arrived by the Sydney express. The team includel Tom M'Cuor mick, the new welter weight ehampion of the liritish Empire, who recently defeated Johnny ,ummers, in Sydney, for the title, and his mans . ger, Mr. T. Alger; Eddic M'Goerty, HIerb M'Coy and Mr. Ii. Keeing, general Isanager of the Baker circuit. M'Cormic: came all the way from England to Australia for. the express purpose of engaging with Summers, and the fact that on the first occasion they met he was instrumental in gaining a ,ictory over his opponent Ihas made the new ar rival very Confident regarding his prospects of securing the welter weight championship of the world, for which he meets Waldemiar Holbers, tise famous Danish boxer, at the Melbourne Sta dium next Saturday night. Success has not in any way rendlered Ol'Cormnick egotistical or too self-c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
CYCLONE POULTRY GATE 6/- Complete With m6/ Hinges and Catch. Sft.x4ft. or 2 ft 6 In. x 5 ft. 6/f Complete. /4 In. Pipe Frame, V' In. Netting, 1/ Per Foot Extra for Added Height STRONG-VERY CHEAP. CAN BE HUNG IN A FEW MINUTES. CYLCLONE Prop. Ltd. 459 SWANSTON-STREErt, MELB. HAVE YOU~ Ai BADLE With Wounds that discharge or otherwise, perhaps surrouinded' with inflammation and swollen, that when you press your finger on the in- flamed part it leaves the impres. , siane. If so, under the skin you ? have poison. which defies all the a remedies you have'tried. Perhaps your khees are swollen, the joints . being uleeratedthe same with the I ankles,roundwhich the skin maybe dis- I i coloired, or there may be wouncs;. : the disease, if allowed to con- tinue, will deprive you of the power. to walk. You may have6 attended various hospitals. and oe,; . been told your caso is hopeless, or -*S' advised to submit to amputation, but do not, for I can cure you. I don't say perhaps, but I will. Send t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
:AUS T L"o?:A: . JANUARY 14, 1913 -- ' MIELBOURNE The City Council, following a favourable TOWN ALL report from Dr. Price, city organit, unanimously A L deided, lst evening to purchase.a WERTHEIMV. (Lady Mayoress's Room) Australian Horizontal Grand Piano for the Lady Mayoress's room. As far back as .Oaober, o0,0 1912, offers for the supply of such. a piano were considered, but the matter was deferred for 12 S1 have seen nothing months to enable this firm-to submit a semi-grand better by any maiker. instrument which it:was then 'engaged in con s*ructing. The WER-THEIM Australian From. the report of the Piano has come up to expectations, and SCity Organidt Dr. Price reported that he had seen W . G(., Price nothing better by any maker. Mus. Dec., Oxon. Inspedtion may be made and Catalogue and Booklet "Noted Opinions" obtained at Werthein Central Showrooms, 294-296 Bourke St., Melbourne PATON 0001 _ SPRUIN G COIL Made: of best quality wire, ga'anised. Moisture does not affect it Expansi...
M'COY DEFEATS WELLS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
M'COY DEFEATS WELLS. In ydnley considerable interest was created in the match between "IHerb" ("Kid") M'Coy, of Victoria, and "Matt" Wells. the English light weight, which took place at the Stadium on Saturday night, but the feeling was intensified and bitterness engcndered through an incident Swhich occurred at the weighing in at noon. The condlition was that the boxers should mnake 9.10 or forfeit £200. M'Coy was f lb. under that weirht, but when Wells got on the seale he went over it. Tle ofllicial weigher said a quarter of a potind: but Wells's mnaniager, D. Levy, said that it was only 2 oz. M'Coy's party at once claimed forfeit; but Wclls's manager protested that it was unsportsmanlike to claim £100 an ounce, that being his estimate of the overweight. No agremenint was reached then, and both! parties left the stadium, 3'MCoy holding out for the for feit and Wiells protesting. "If you want a for feit on that," said Wel!s's manager, indignantly, "you'd better get sonmeone elee to...
SACRIFICES NOT REQUIRED [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
- " . : I,Y - --G -- ... Te-'xt: ."Sacriice and olfn.',rin arntl burnt ocfr?ings and offi?,ng fo,; .inl TJ1wi wokl? no;t, n ithler hafd}t I plasill'r ' t(he.,ic"il.: wh?illl Air't offeri 6d bj' Lhe' law." (11,b1. x. S.. SGod never renuih'. slcrifiHv.f. A s our Creator,. He hias a right to Iumake .Ce:h -demn aM143 oif i- a·- He will, ;nd ve would b1: obliged to bc:ey, but such obedi.:i!e ci'iJ no' propc'' y b t: mi ed sacrificcK . T:L'e xvo-,i ,sacrti?ce .-jg:- ie.s thlt whi.h is voloinuai;! .offered to God. By tiie ofrciig o' Ihlloclks and goat;l' I h tranlsrcasjio)ns oi tihie ~~RSTOR. 1(IIS __ Israelitav wVie eoue:'ed year hy ,icar in ad vance, and thus Israel had a continuai standing witlh God. ]ut these sac,-i;ices were merely itypnic of tihe "better Mecri lices," and ac oeptable only di t'pces. :St. IPaul in rjqoting fi'om thfe fortcilth .Psaln, and though rtie Pr-ophet .)a.lJd ';od de c:ared that the sacrifiices of tlhei,\l4a. -a\'blel could never realy canel sin, were not plea...