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DISTRICT NEWS. MYALL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
S DISTC NEWS. MYALL. and ball and er previosl R helld t Vvall on Wed :e!O adh. This being the first . , it , asa huge sue tfor tle 'being present SOeic : oll e s e miles. Kerang. Stravoocel and the surrounding c tond v represented The v.ere s" 'r favorite with dance 'h is a rea in ,lowing lerms s.. .Isd vlla encral nmanagement r .ch concluded, soime "o. r1mhe Mr Jno. Troy had 1., or l C age and nanaged t of lpe f de r Moore's hand ,e thensic arid Mr Lowthian t?i .sed Iy tle local ladies. 3.ed drv spell is causing SP'eroln'mongsst farmers, who .e anxie. ai ing a downpour t va,'a 11The grass also is he lanl"" il, and shouhld. it o ina!,er t his montlh a short to longer ' rass ima be expected. 'rhas ben loer here than in er l? rou" but a slight -rise has rIhich will only be of a plac, re some of the pioneers e raryl to e the driest summer e non nd the river lower than ben or o er 30 years Irrigation Sgeneral and ill have to be con Intil rain comes, The house lre ver lo and want repleni...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
S Dressed Fashionably in Twenty And in the very Height of Fashion too, No doubt of it 0 Scientific Dressmaking and Costume making has de D velcped wonderfully S Some of the very best Costumes and Dresses are now turned out ready-made New Autumn Costumes, eoats aand Frocks A great variety now showing at i Hawthorne Bros. Ah but you should see them, Such beautiful materials and designs. All in the very latest Styles ready for you ' OG to wear. In buying these well-made ready made Costumes there is no anxiety for you at all You do not have to wonder how the material will " make up" You see it at Hawthorne Bros all ready made up, and can try the Cos tume on before you buy Isn't that a great recommendation for Ready-to-Wear 1 Come and try one on HRWTHORNE BROS., The Store that serves you best, : la A. 3,T C a WILL F. RYAN, Hairdresser, Tobacconist, Fancy IGoods, Commission and News Agent. Main Street, eohuna. Agent for the following :-" Kerang New Times ";" Age" " Bulletin"; "Punch"; "Tr...
TEA MEETING AND CON[?] [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
TEA MEETING AND CONO The annual tea meeting a" of the Tragowel and MlacorSc terian Church took place inh hall, Tragowel, on \ednesdi 8th inst., and prored an success. The attendance wa" the average. In spite of the ber present the ladies of were quite equal to tile occa abundance of provisions, in and to suit all tastes, teli tables presented a deliehtfd with the heavy laden disheto fully arranzed foraldecorai. contributed or attended ) lb ( ladies:-t esdanaes u. anU S; Richardsonll, W Vllance ton, Mpowal, Ames lanl was not till a lat F wants of the visitlors ire the hall cleared for the ncn Angus, h.L.A., a presds o tersting addreqests dun g' the progranule e.pre at being amoni g his old whom he had spent seve rlt earlier life, bThe iagc'O ovable, tall tke ilsts plauded and i encore h efl ded, the I ateness of khei in all the requests bei Following is the progo11a Song, O Love 1t taheao Thomas; song, SerIend t~ r Peel; song, LTald a, ways aiting, Mr Ul; Miss Anmos; so 0 a lli Reed;...
LAWN TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
LAWN TENNIS. A leam from the Mead club (gents) is expected to play at the Keriang court to-morrow against a team from the Ke - rang club. In the finals of the associa tion matches played at Kerang the Mead ladies proved victorious, beating the Ke rang team by 21 to 17, the scores be. ing as follow. Misses Chalmers and M'Donald beat Miss M'Carthy and Mrs Milvain, 6-5. Misses Chalmers and M'Donald beat Misses Milvain nd Pve, 6-3 Mrs Schier and Miss Caldow beat Miss Pye and Miss Milvain, 6-3 Mrs Schier and Miss Caldow lost to Miss M'Carthy and Mrs Wilson, 3-6. Totals-Mead, 21 games; Kerang, 17. The players first mentioned represen ted Mead and the latter Kerang,
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
GENERAL. A man named Teruglio mur dered a park-keeper in Rome and afterwards killed his wife and two sons and them attempted suicide. Yorkshire miners have decided to accept the terms offered by the Conciliation board by 27,259 votes to 11,393. A French warship is in course of construction, which will have a displacement of 29,500 tons and will carry sixteen T3.5-inch guns. The betting tax in Germany is estimated to yield £1,250,000. During a boxing contest in New York, between Fourt ney and Coughill, Fortney sus tained a fractured skull through striking his head on the boards and died shortly after. No arrests have-been made so far. SMr Asquith denies the rumour that general elections will be held in July. It is reporfed that France has agreed to discuss with Britain the working of condominium in the New Hebrides.
CRICKET. BENDIGO V. KERANG AND BOORT (COMBINED). [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
CRICKET. BENDIGO V. KERANG AND BOORT (COMBINED). This match was played at Bendigo on Monday and Tuesday last. The visitors had first use of an excellent wicket, and scored 166. Towards this otal Scott contributed 89, which in cluded two sixers and ten fourers. The B.U.C.C. had lost five "wickets for 54 runs when play was concluded for the day. On Tuesday A. Mackay made a fine effort to pull the match out of the fre, and he received valuable assistance from G. E- Mackay and A. Mackay, junr., A. Mackay's 56 not out.included Ave fourers, and there were two fourers in GE Mackay's 25, and the same num ber in A Mackay, juur.'s 18. Addi son, with five for 69, bowled well, and was well supported by Baines, with three. for 48, and Jamieson, two for 16, The visitors went to the wickets again and lost eight wickets for 129 when time was called. The visiting team were entertained at lunch, and expressed themselves as much pleased with the trip and the hospitality shown them, Scores: Rundle, b C...
DREAMS AND DREAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
DREAMS AND DREAMERS. There are stt'.l, even in this ealight ened age, a number of an;i:rsti',ius individuals who attach a meaning-to certain dreams, o.t. woo will Eagerly refer to books on the st'bject, in order that they may ascertain thle purport of some nocturnal reverie that is prob aLly the outcoma of a ibad digestion. If the sleep be .ound, the digestive and other organs >nre in action, and the sleeper will bass a perfectly un disturbed night. If, howeve'-, any of the Ibodily functions are at all out of order, and more especially the diges tion, the nervous system will be af fected, and an imperfect conscious ness will be the result. A dream is nothing more or less than an imperfectly formed thought, eaused mostly .by the individual not being at the time alive to the sur roundings; and the imagination, not being under control, will wandj.r un checked by circumstances, and the dreamer is under the impression that the ideas that flit through the brain are things 'which are ac...
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLES. Used in water as a daily gargle, borax keeps the throat healthy. Used in water for cleansing the teeth it "disinfects" them and prevents their decaying. In wet weather clean the windows with chamois leather in the usual way, then sprinkle a little flour on the pol ishing duster. The result will be an easy and a brilliant polish. Should the inkpot be accidentally upset on tablecloth or carpet, pour a little cold water over it at once. The ink will float on the water, and when, cloth or carpet is rubbed dry nu stain will show. To prevent inferior potatoes from appearing watery when cooked, scrub, then score the skin lightly, length ways and across, all the way round, Boil in salted water. They will then be dry and floury. Before using a new saucepan al ways fill it with water. If not an en amelled one, add a lump of soda and potato peelings and let it boil for some hours. Then wash out thor oughly, and all danger of poisoning from the tinned lining will be pre vented...
GOOD HERDS ESSENTIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
r ways. SGOOD HERDS ESSENTIAL. SThe dairy cow is one of the best ,solutions for the problem of the high cost of living. .She not only furnishes cheap, wholesome, and nourishing foods, in the products of the dairy, but the manure, if saved and properly used on the land, will accelerate larger crops and more pro fits per acre. But we must have good herds. Probably in no other industry con nected with the soil is there more ne nessity for a complete reorganisation of the methods of working than in dairying. Although we have an in comparable climdte for dairying the business is unsound at its base through the use of any kind of ani mal in the shape of a cow. No sane man would think of sowing the same ,. kind of seed for a grain crop year after year when he found by practi 1 seed was less than one-half what it Scal test that the yield from that seed was less than one-half what it ) should be. Yet men will go on milk Sing and rearing calves for future use Sfrom cows which do not actually ...
The Hint That Didn't. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
The Hint That Didn't. For ten long but blissful years they had walked along the path of love; but as yet the love-sick youth had never mentioned about their getting married. Courtship is very charm ing, but when there does not seem to be altar rails at the end. of it girls naturally begin to lose interest in the game. Anyhow, Jane thought it time that the marriage day was fixed, so she threw out a gentle hint to her lover by way of encouraging him. Encour agement, she thought, was all the dear fellow wanted. "Nathaniel," she whispered, coyly. "they're saying we're going to be married soon." "Are they, though?" answered the stolid swain. "What a joke it'll be on them when they find out we ain't." Customer: This is the first time I've had a real tender Obit of steak in this place. Waiter: Good heavens! I've given you the fboss's steak! Women can iblight a man's life with a smile._
WHAT TO TEACH A GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
WHAT TO TEACH A GIRL. Teach her to make hers the neatest room in the house. Teach her to. say "No" and stick to it,.or "Yes" and mean it. Teach her to dress for health and comfort:as well as for appearances. Teach her how to darn stockings, sew on a button and mend a glove. Teach her to' have nothing to do with intemperate or dissolute .young men. Teach" her to regard morals and habits and not money in selecting her associates. Teaci her that the more she liver, within her -income the more. she will save; and the further from a condition of poverty will she live. -Teach her that music, drawing and painting are real accomplishments in the house, and ought not to be ne glected if there be time and money for their use. STeach her to embrace every oppor -tunity for reading, and to select such ful and instructive information, in order, to make the .best progress in early' as well as in later home and school life.
SELECTING THE MILK COW. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
SELECTING THE MILK COW. Nearly every good milk cow pos sesses certain points of conformation which indicate her milking qualities. The first important point is that she shall show a lean or bony form, with a sharp prominent backbone,- ribs wide apart, sharp withers and incurv ing thighs. This indicates "dairy temperament," or, in other words, that she will turn her feed into milk instead of beef. Next she will have a long, deep bar rel, well sprung ribs, broad muzzle, and a strong jaw, these points indica' ing capacity for consuming larger amounts of feed. Third, she will show a hardy con stitution. which is indicated by a large heart girth, a deep chest, large open nostrils, and a large wind pipe and lung capacity. Fourth, a good dairy cow should have an udder of good size running well forward and hung up well be hind. The region of the pelvis or the hips is wide, as is also the space be tween the thighs as viewed from be hind, giving ample room for a large udder. A large udder is ...
THE FLY IN THE DAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
THE FLY IN THE DAIRY. As an intance of the numbers of bacteria the common fly can carry, the following figures given by Pro fessor Easton may be cited: - He caught 100 flies in a kitchen, put them in a pint of sterilised water and rinsed them about, and then examined the water, and found that he had iais ed such a number of bacteria off that each fly averaged over 300,000. He next caught a similar number in the cow barn, and they averaged over 800,000 each, another 100 in the pig pen, and they averaged over 1,000,000 each. It may be said that when one goes into a -factory or house and finds inany flies, one is immediately justi fled-in condemning the sanitary sur rcundings of such premises. One can appreciate the fact that in factories where flies abound it is next to Im possible to keep them out of the milk, and the seeding of the milk by the bacteria which they carry must be very appreciable. The evil deeds of the fly need emphasising, as too many of us seem to think, the fly a ne...
CABBAGE FOR DAIRY COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
e CABBAGE FOR DAIRY COWS. The value of the cabbage as a fed 3 for dairy cows is fairly generall known. It is a succulent feed, highly relished by cows, is an e: cellent milk producer, and is rich i protein. But whilst its value is irn lised, many dairy farmers have rooted obection to it on account c its liability to impart an undesirabi flavor to milk and butter. This que: tion is dealt with by a writer in recent issue of "Hoard's Dairyman. After observing that the only objet tion to feeding cabbage to mile t cows is the flavor imparted to tb 1 milk, he proceeds to point out tha U when fed under certain condition, this objectionable feature can b avoided. One of the first precaution 1 to observe is to keep the cabbag away from the shed at milking time r Milk absorbs odors very quickl indeed, and if the cabbage odors ar near the milk it will be tainted. Al other precaution to observe' is n( to feed the cows just before milking any high-flavored feed, in fact-tu nips for example-an ho...
MORE INTEREST IN GOOD COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
MORE INTERES'; IN GOOD COWS. The experience already gained in places where associations have been erganised shows that with the weed ing out of the unprofitable cow: comes: an -interest in better cows and in the greater care of the cows, There is a tendency to make greater discrimination in price between good and poor animals. The introduction of better cows per medium of the testing procer,: creates a desire "for more of them, Thus'a larger number of cows , ithi high yielding capacity reduces the :odt of collecting milk and cream in a given territory. The increased interest in Jairying stimulates an interest in pure-bred itock. Instances are given where ctur ng the first year's existence of a iairy-testing association only one nan owned a pure-bred dairy bull; twenty .wo such bulls were found among the lerds the following 'year. While no pure-bred cows at all we-e owned .he first year, twenty-one were bought luring the second year. This it terest steadily increased, and during the ...
DAIRYING. COWS AND FERTILITY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang New Times — 17 April 1914
DAIRYING. COWS AND FERTILITY. On all pastures where cows and young stock have been grazed for many years without special means being taken to restore the loss of phosphates; on all pastures abound ing in coarse .grass and weeds on damp, rushy grounds, and on 'clay land pastures, an application of 5 cwt. per acra will be found to p.o duce satisfactory result during the first and subsequeht. seasons. The remarkable appearance" of clover which follows closely upon such an application is only to be accounted for by the stimulus which phospihaic and calcic manures give to this class of plants. White clover thirws out suckers and is of a creepicg natars, from which it derives it. botanical name of repens. That the plant e-. isted, in a weak and sparc condition previously cannot bo douitel, lbut a desning of phosphate of lime causes an unwonted development and vigor ous growth of both wiltat clover- a?ii other leguminous plants.