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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
PuCE, l OJ6 D ft!MA L(01TIlEME CASES -PO f P:vrikee, .10)Q a:b rtte; 2bodes 20/-.n free Phapet post = fr. r Jifter countless experiments conducted in . my specially fitted uipi laoratotry , I liave .perfected a~new and improved formula for the mamsfactpre. if these celebrated .Pills for weak and ailing men in extreme and app~~ eiiitly most helpless cases. Before making public the result .of these experiments, I have given this remedy the most.severe tests, under every possible dis ad'antage ~to it, and do not hesitate to - now declare it to be thle greatest discovery • of the age for the permanent and complete ... . cure of weakness in every form, no matter -? how long standixig tEe case may"be, ??ow deep .seated :'the cause, or to what stage - the weakness niay have advanced. I want to lkeep before you the fact that, in-addition to beipg the foremost specialist in thle treatmierit d?f all nervous complaints, . I am also a registered, qualified, consultant ? ' Chemist, and that I pe...
FATAL BOXING BOUT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
FATAL BOXING BOUT. From Sunta Ro.a, California, another boxing fatality is reported. Charlcs Kirkby, the Canad:an middle weight, struck Philip Shindler, a blow (n the he:id. Shindlcr collapsed, and died in the hosp;tal without having regained conscious ness. Kirkby has been arrested.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
aruted to oSell. B SADDLES, tHAINES8, JOL1LARS.--Large atock I3uWg, Jinker, Gig Ha-r pD ne. 1001 110/ Bet. I O/. well made, t, solid leather, any nmotnts. OUart Collars, double strap, 19/; heavy, 2/6; give every satisfac. tion. Rlding Saddles, 55/; Boys', 45/. Bridles, all kinds, splen did values. Secondhand Iar nesi, Saddles. 8pelanlty, ia p. Beeaie'o Patent, other Horse Rugs, stookd; aiitaogues. Letters prompt atention. FA-BANT's. s87, 380 P'OST OFFIEZ.PLAio 'W., MELBOURBNE. " SILXEX " AS~ESTOS. LIQUID * AINITO; FOR HOUSE PAINTING. -.se Best and Most Durable Paints for Siructts nil .Purposes evier Produced. Covers one-third -nmore surface than White Lead Paints, and is spe. dially prepared to suit the Victorian climate, aId~ in ALl, COLORS. Mixed ready for Euo. '"SILX" Weed and Scrub Detroyer. W. H. BREWER. "BILEX" WORKS, SOUTH MELBOURNE. SEE THE '+DOM O" CREAM SEPARATORS SIZlESt to 134 Oallorna Per Hour, Pr ices from 3 10 0. aSH. All Duplicate Parts Stocked. INSPECTION WILL P'AY ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
Wanted Ito Buy. ,ALLABY, .RABBIT.. HBEEP and GOAT SKINS. WOOL, BEESWAX, WATTLE BARK, &e. We Pay Ighest Prices, without deductim ceom aiasion or other charges. Now is the time; send all you can. Sinal consignments receive same atlceintion as large ones. Senf for Price List. We post remittancu amne day that consignmenlts reach us. J. ?E-NNON and SONS Pty. Ltd., River-street,. Riehmond, near Tra~nmway Terminus, Bridge-road. STAMPS, Australian. uased I849-(0; eollectionsl. present issuesi bought; list gratis; foreign Stamp. mold. IIH. Johnston, 298 Ohapel-utrest, Prahran. Wanted ·to Sael. A N.A. Sewing Madchines ha~ve 14 advantages ove, others. Cadl or write, Ward Bros., Errol treer, North Melbourn. 1WING Maclirinoes.-Singers, -50S; WeTr.ebei·w, £3; New lomens, £2; others, 80], guamntecd.' :oll or write. Ward Bros., Errol-street, North Mel bourne. QEW\ING .Machines skillfully lepaired, none con - demnedl for purpose of sellin;g: Needl:e. Shut ties, lParts, Sold, lowest prices: W...
PEARSON V. JANNESE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
PEARLSON V. JAKES E. Thie Athletic ' Oavilio. was crowded on Molnday night, when four contests tool; place. The rivalry between., the boxers was reflectedtl in man wayvs. andl what Ithe miajorilty of conte tants lacked iln £ci'Oce the iy made up in vimn arid earnistieEs. "'llIv" --lovyd cored a victoryT over Peter Fitzpatrick, through a count out, in half a round. "an: "Young" Nutt was fortunite in gaining the deni sion over F. Flannely, who Il. a fine left hand, but lacked condition. "Jack" CIauon and "Charlie" Cleavc provid·kl the most interesting bout of the mi.or events. Cleary nuon thr-ugh his aggre·ive msies p:'inmarily. The contest that rthe crowd had conme to witnes was tltat advertis.d betwencc "Doc!'er" lry:an, tle AUEtrJalill bantam chamnpion, andl "Ji;'" , IJillleac5 the ex-anwateur State haIntarn chl.Inipim:I. There was distppoirntment when it was announced tlLt lvan had injured hii eye, and also it was lecarnei that G. Coutts, w\ho had bhin selectedl to talke 'ylan's p...
5512.—PUZZLEDOM. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
5512.- PUZZLEDOM.1 No. 1.-What is :tmtt whilh is invisible, yg' nc\'cer out of .ight? - No. 2.--What ianinal.,a. tthe gr.ea.st qnuttty -oaf blnus? No. 8.--What is the dlif?:rence between a ruined spendt'.if"t altd a feather bed? No. d.-Why is a little boy learning ti alpha, .bet like a po'stage stm"np?
DRISCOLL V. TAYLOR. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
)RISCOLL V. TAYLOR. S.turlF.1y, 31st inst., at the Mcelbourine Stalium; "Boyo" D)riecoll will meet George Trylor, who is regarded as the smartest_ of Austr:llian feather •weights, and on the following Saturda: "HIerb." :M'Coy will 'box "Nat" Williams, lig]t weight ch:lampion of the north of Engla~d, and who in tends challenging "Freddie'" Welsh for the title of champion of Englai~d.
BOWLING THE BOWLING PREMIERSHIP. CANTERBURY AND ESSENDON BEATEN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
THE BOWLING PREMIERSHIP. CANTERBURY AND ESSENDON BEATEN. The downfall of Essendon and Canterbury was the chief feature of Saturday's play. Canterbury had previou-ly an unbeaten career, and the col lapse of the Eastern suburbs team came as a surprise, for it was sustained on their own green by one of the new clubs, Malv-,rn-Caulfield; but while Canterbury f:iled, their nearest rivals, Moonee Ponds and Williamstov:n, also came to grief. Thus Canterb.rry still stands well ahead in their section. It was certainly a. feather in the cap of the Malvcrn-Caulficld team to shine out so well against Canterlbury, and MPFarlaIn, Hill and Hlardham jun., captains, from the heath club, are to be *specially congratulated. I am informed that four of the Canterbury players used bowls that they had never previously played with, and were all astray in their calculations. E·ssendon's defeat was not unexpected, for the game was played on the tricky Princes Park green, and the homne players owe their \ieto...
HORTICULTURAL SHOWS TO COME. MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
I HORTICULTURAL SHOWS TO COME. 'andin ................ 11 Somerville iorticulLural and Agricultural As sociation .......................18 Diamond Creek HIorticultural Society.. .. 19 D)oncaster and Box lHill (at Box Hill) 13 and 14 Ringwood anrd District ..... . ... . Yarra G!en .................. . Parkenham and District Fruit and lorticultu ral Society ........ ..... APRIL. Yarragoln .. . . ...... 1 Tyabb and Hastings Fruit Growvers ....... 3-4 Canterbury Ilorticultural Society-. .. . 7 Royal Horticultural Society. of Victoria .. .-23 Oakleigh and District Horticultural Society.. 25
SINGLE-HANDED CHAMPIONSHIP. A RECORD ENTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
SINGLE-HAN DED CHAMPIONSHIP. :.A RECORD ENTRY. The popularihty .of the Single-Handed Cllampion ship tourney of Victoria is fully exemplified in the irhaguificent entry of 284 for this sea son's laurels. These figures. stand easily as a re conrd, and are 62 in excess of last year's carnival, which then formed a record. It is wonderful to note how the pastime has developed during re cent- years, for it is only a few years since the association could muster 64 players to try con clusions for tlh blue ribbon of the State. The tourney commences to-day (Saturday) at 2 o'clock, and two further rounds take place at 3.30 p.m. and: 5 o'clock. The battle w-ill be re newed on M!onday, when four rounds will be played, conmmencing at 11 a.m., and the final rotundls are to be played on Wednesday, conimene injg at 2 p.m. sharp. The 284 pli'5ers are spread over 16 greens for the first day's play. At Arma dale last season s chalmpion, J. Bunce, may lhav: most to fear ifronml RI. T'. -lHarrison, 1. Br...
HORTICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
HORTICULTURAL NOTES. Small lots of Williams pears have been coming to the Melbourne market for the past fodrTnight, mostly from Mildura and the Gouilburn Valley; and, what'is more, have .been on sale ripe. The ripening is said to hlave been ?lastened by putting the fruit in the banana rooms, where artificial heating is made use of, but the urocess is quite unobjectionable. The first lot of grapes appeared in the shops at the end of last week. They were 'Sultanas from 1vildura, small, but seedless. They were ticketed at 5d. and 6d. per lb. The flower beds at the St. Kilda public gardens are now bright with a profuslon of summer flowers, amongst which is a fine lot of Phlox Drummondi in various colors, foliage begonias, cannas, celosias, delphin iums,. pentstemons and zinnias. The roses also look well, as do some of the native trees, the most attractive or which are the red flowering gums, Eucalyptus ficixolia and E. calophylla and the white blossomc?l Grevillea HIillii. At the Malve'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
HILDA'lERE WINTER-FLOWERING " SPENCER SWEET PEAS. Pay Special Attention to a full sowing of our proved strain of this Winter F'lowering type, the RIOIIGHT Sweet Pas. Sow now. Lovely Hybrids (Spencer's), 1/6 pkt.; "Yashawa," Spencer's, pink, 3/ pkt.; also New "Nice," Stocks, niagnifcent, 1/ pkt; New Pansies, novelties, 1/ and 1/G pkt., 3Ncw Cineraria, novelties, 1/ pkt. IIILDAMERIE NURSERY CO., " Seed and Plant Merchanttn, 887 George-street, SYDNEY, N.S.W. L._ BETTER PROFITS, Tomatoes, Fruits, Vegetables. Direct from Plant to Can. C:ANN NG PLAN TS. Orchard and Factory Canning Plants With Capacity of 600 to 10,000 Cans Daily. Get Our Illustrated Catalogue of the National Steam PesUuro Canning Plants, Posted Free. CYCLONE FENCE & GATE CO., 459 SWANSTON-STREET, . - .. MELBOURNE. "i -4 `4 4.,:-v ' k *3 4k ' ,2 ;j
A CENSUS OF THE WATTLE FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
A CENSUS OF TH WALE 4ATLE FAMILY. A census of the genus Acacia in Austra !ia has been compiled by Mr. E. E. Pes-. cott, L.L.S., principal of.the Burnley School of HIorticilture. BIr. Pescott has made a special study of the native Acacias, other wise wattle~, and is president 'of the Wattle Day League. In his introduction the author refers to -the great need for a critical revision of the genius. In Baron von Mueller's 'work, entitled "Iconography of the Acacia and Cognate Genera," pub ]ished 25 years ago, only about one-third of the Australian Acaci, are figured, and no other writer has brought the list to com pleteness. Reference to Acacias in exist ing works show that great.conftision exists, and several so-called species appear to be only varieties or even synonyms. - Acacia Baileyana, the well-known Coota muundra Wattle, is stated .top be prone to "sport" when grown from seed. It is hardly possible to plant a "batch" of Baileyana seed and find every resultant plant true to type....
SOUTHERN TASMANIA. Hobart. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
SOUTHERN TASMANIA. [FROMu OU? COR?i.SPONDENT.] "Hobart. Dairyilng is expanding at Tyezina,; Nearly 18 cwt. of .reams is senit away. each week, but. there will be a larger quantity next year, as thos.e engaged in the indus try intend increasing their lierdsi.' Gi-as is plentiful everywhere. tai3 is badly needed in nearly ,every part of Southern Tasmania. Farm stock are suffering from the want of water. .Unless ~the agricultural aihd pastoral districts are favored with a good rain within the next week or two, serious losses are uinavoidable M-r. J. Cawthorn, of Wattle Grove, reports highly upon phalaris as a fodder. Some of his grass is over seven feet in height. Owing to the dry season the hay crops are very light. Wheat and oats will also be much lighter than usual. The steamer Socotra took a cargo of wool from the local wharf for the old country. Another sale takenIs place early next month, when the wool not cleared at the previous sale, together with the small quantity delivered s...
CHAMBER OF AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
CHAMBER OF AGRICULTURE. The quarterly meeting of the council of the Chamber of Agriculture was held at Equitable Building, Collins-street, Mr. D. M'Lennan in the chair.. Upon the ques tion of bulk handling of wheat. Mr. W. G-. M'Robert (Bendigo) said: that, they Ishould seek the. co-operation of the agriculturaa associations in the dif ferent . States,. to do. everything poesible to force the hand-of the Govern men't. 'He moved thaf4 conference of the different as·sohiitions be convened. Mr. Jamed Lamirock (Cosgrove) seconded the motion, which was carried unani mously. It was decided -that the :-confereice should be held in Melbburiie. diriig the month of _MTrch, and that. three delegiate from each State be invited to attend.3AIr. D. M'Lellan, Mr. W. G. M'Robert and Mr.; W?i. Kendell, M.P., were appointed to represent Victoria. The secretary,- Mr." I. Schwieger, re ported that- application was to be made to the Inter-State" Tariff Cormmission by the manufacturers of Isuperphosphates...
WEST GIPPSLAND DISTRICT. Yannathan. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
WEfST CIPPSLAND DISTRICT, iWROM OUR COIIESPONDENT.1 Yannafihan.' SDry weather prevails throughlout the dis turiet and .grass is fast drying up. The milk snpuily is falling off, but the good diwripoiur of rain last week had a bene fiicial, effect on pasture. It was expecteid that the potato crops would turn out well, :ibut, fai'mers who have commenced digginx state their: crop" are very light, averaging aboitt 4 tons ~o the acre. Melbourne firms are strongly advising farmers to put -their' potatoes into new sacks, and brand themniwith a stencil pencil, otherwise the erinpebdtors minay not p-ass them for export. Several farmers on Kooweerup Swamp have introduced the digging machines this season, and assert thliat they do fully six times as much as an ordinary man would db. Tlie saving is greater, as no trouble about rural workers' wages are 'brought into existence, whilst lads will amply fill the place of men as baggers. . The fruit crops, whliich sho6ved ear'ly unfavorable sigds of b...
ORCHARD, VINEYARD & GARDEN. ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
W UY --- A - LMA MLLJ ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENCE. Worricd.--The specimen was submitted for ex amination to the Governmc e t Vegetable Patho logist, but he has been out of town. 1lis reply w'ill be given next week. Curious.-1. Acanthus mollis, commonly known as "Bear's Breech," a favorite foliage plant for large gardens. 2. Thle year slug. See reply to L.M. No\ice, Diggers' Rest.-Peach and apricot .tonls are sown 'whole" in the autumn, not mnore than two ilnches deep. In a normally moist season, the shell will become suficiently soft for the embryo to burst through in the spring. L.M., Leongatha.-The pear tree is attacked by the pear and cherr,- slug (seladria cerusi). Spray with arsenate of lead, 1 lb. to 20 gal. of water, or dust the tree with 1lellebore powder. If the fruit is nearing maturity spray with Ben sole Emulsion, or dust with slaked lime. Boomerang.-1. Thle only way of permanently getting rid of white ants is by finding their nst and either digging it out or injecting int...
THE TYROLEAN FRUIT CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
THE TYROLEAN FRUIT CASE. In response to an invitation from Mr. R. Crowe, iSuperintendent of lExports, a number cf fruit lrowers, exporters and others interested, assenibled at the Govern ment Cooal Stores on Tuesday mIorning to inspect a package of apples which had been sent, from Germany by the Commonwealth Trade Commissioner in ihat country (Herr IHenochl). The Commissioner had reported that Australian apples, owing to. unsuitable and Ina?ttractive ,p.acking, did not realise their fiull value in the German market, and that the dealees obtained an advance of 25 to 30 lper-cent. on sale prices by repacking. tIc was thlerefore requested to forward a sample of what was considered a suiitable package, and thi., by the coutesy of the Department for External Alfairs,was placed at the disposal of the Agricultural depart nment. It was recognised as the Tyrolean case, concerning which exporters had al ready received unfavx oible reports from their:(German agents, and was condemned on sight ...
EXTRACTING FLOWER OILS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
EXTRAQTINC FLOWER OILS,. The preparation of the volatile oils from various her(bs and flowems was at one time a domestic art, and the stillroonn played its part in the economy of every well appointed lhomune. New, however, this work is left almost entirely to specialists, and chemical compounds enter very largely into the cheaper preparations. Althoug!i the extraction oif flower oils on a small scale is not likely to prove a lucrative pursuit, it is at least interesting, and the apparatus required is neither intricate nor expcnsive. The fundamental fact is that a stream of steam will pidk up and cariyalong'with it certain of' the oily bodies, "essential oils," found in plants, and will deposit most of its burden when cooled to water. The accompanying diagram (from an American parper) sho.vs the essential parts of the appamratus, which, with a little ini genuity, may be made at home. We need only have a source of steam, a can for the herbs and a condenser. For the steam a clean five-...