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A Perfect Remedy for the Codlin Moth. PROF. A. J. COOK, MICHIGAN AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE. Sussex Street [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
A Perfect Remedy for the Codlin Moth. I'ROF. A. J. COOK, MICHIGAN AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE. Sussex Street, After eight years' experience in spraying fruit trees with Paris green or London purple, I can say that it is safe and effective against the codlin moth. Three cautions must be observed : First: The preparation must not be too strong. I prefer London purple as it is cheap, mixes easily, and remains mixed longer than the heavier and more expensive Paris Green. One pound of London purplo to one hundred gallons of water is strong enough. It had better be weaker rather than stronger. The proportions mentioned make it strong enough to do the work desired, and if stronger it blights the leaves, especially if applied the second time. With this weak mixture we can apply [it so thor oughly as to do excellent execution, and yet not kill the leaves. Secondly : We must apply it at the right time. This is just after the blossoms fall from the trees. If earlier it is too early for our purpose an...
P.R.C. REGATTA. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
P.R.C. REGATTA. The following is the result of drawing for tho first heat of the undermentioned races iu connection with tho Parramatta Rowing Club's Regatta to bo hold on Queen's Birthday : — Senior singlo sculls for the Championship of tho Club. —P. Allen v. J. Tunics, J. Gough v. H. Davey, A. O'Brien v. J. Kelly. Maiden double sculls, — A. and L. AVickham v. A. Davoy and H. Barry, J. ChisholmandT. Tunks v. A. Bishop and H. Lea, J. Sheathcr and J. Kelly v. AV. Risbey and A. Tunks. Handicap single sculls.— J. Chishohn, 30 hous.,v. T. Tunks, 35 sees.; G. Roche, 10, v. A. Barry, 4j ; A. O'Brien, so., v. L. AVickham, 30 ; H. Burry, 15, v. T. Quiim, 10 ; H. Key sen, 15, v. J. Sheather, lo ; J. Tunks, so., v. A. Davey, 10. Tho following gentlemen hare consented to officiate : Starter, Mr. AV. J. Ferris ; referee, Mr. F. Beames; judge, Mr. J. Taylor.
Where do Flies come from? [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
Where do Flies come from ? The wood shed, of course, attract flies. So the neat, tidy housewife is less tor mented than one not so blessed with this kinship to godliness. We provide in three ways against these pestiferous house flies. First, we have screens to all our windows, and to such doors as aro lnucti used, especially tlio outside doors to kitchen and dining 'room. The screens to the kitchen windows aro full length, so the windows can be opened either from above or below. We believe in fresh air, and with this arrangement we get it. Secondly, the scroen to the pantry window, to each of the dining room windows, and to one window of each of tho other rooms, is hinged at the top to the upper sash. Thus, by darkening all the other windows, the flies alight on this hinged screen. We now push tho screen quickly out at the bottom, brush rapidly with a palm-leaf fan, and lo ; tho flies are all outside the window. Thirdly, in wise the flies get too thick, wo use pyrethvum, or, better ...
ROSEHILL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
ROSEHILL RACES. The largest attendance that has honored llosehill was present at the concluding day of tho club's gathering on Saturday last, which is an evidence of tho over increasing popularity of Mr. Rowley's management. Centaur won the Rosehill Mile, Moangcra tho Nursery Handicap, AVallaby tho Steeplechase, The Felon tho Selling Race, aud Marvel the Grau villo Stakes. Another attractivo programmo is out for June I .
Free Righted at Last. CHAPTER XL. AN APPLE OF DISCORD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
Free Righted at Last, CHAPTER XL. AX APPLE OF DISCORD. It did not occur to either of these young people that there was anything at all. remarkable or irregular in the circumstance of a lady visiting tho chambers of her betrothed alono. But as this was her first visit, Madge felt a little awkward, and woiild have been much more at ease if AVrentham had not .been present. That gentleman, however, as soon as he perceived who the visitor was, took up his glossy hat, made his salutations to Miss Heathcoto, and informed Philip that lie was obliged to hurry along to tho office before it closed, but would probably return later. When he had departed, Madge glanced with curiosity round the apartment, and her first comment was : 'You ought to have curtains over that door-way, Philip' (she alluded
Sydney [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
Sydney to the uncovered entrance to a small recess which was a store-room) ; ' and I must come in soon and dust the placo thoroughly. I wonder you have not been choked. See here ; it is positively disgraceful.' She ran her finger over the ledge of a book-case, making a line in the dust. And with half -timid but wholly curious interest, she continued to scrutinise the place, making mental notes of what she would have to do to insure his comfort. He was astounded. She had been with Mr. Shield. She must have been made acquainted with the ter rible nature of his position ; and yot she could placidly criticise the furni ture of his room and interest Jherself in a question of dusting ! He had often admired her cool firmness in moments of accident, illness, or diffi culty ; but he could find nothing to ad mire in this absolute indifferenco to the crisis in his affairs. In his bitter ness he was unjust, and his reflections were to this effect : ' How blessed arc those who can be callously c...
Unslaked Agricultural and Horticultural. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
'Unslaked Agricultural and Horticultural. By Westmead. Some Agricultural Statistics — The final returns of the yield of agricul tural products in Victoria for the year , ended March 1... 1889, show the follow ing areas under crop, gross produce, and the average yield : — Wheat, 1,217, 191 acres, gross , product 8,647,709 : bushels, averages .7-10 ; oats, 197,518 acres,gross produce 2,803,800 bushels, average 14-20 ; potatoes 48,074 acres gross produce 131,149 tons, average 304 ; hay 411,232 aores gross produco 308, li7 tons, average 7;5. As com pared with the previous year these ', figures indicate a decrease. — According to-the; returns published in the New Zealand Govtrnment Gazette the agri cultural statistics show the following decreases as compared with last year : — Wheat, 658, 8 1 8 bushels ; potatoes, 4378 tons; .hay, 29,211 tons; cocksfoot, 74,000 bushels ; rye grass, seed, 298,000 bushels. There are increases of 464,946 bushels in oats, and 641,663 j Ciillen bushels in bar...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
THE AKD FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE IS PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING |and DELIVEKED TO ALL PARTS OF PABBAMATTA AND SURROUNDING DISTRICT. s. d. Subscription, per quarter, in advance 2 0 Do. booked . . ..23 Single copy ? 0 2 Teems of Advertisinq : s. d. Three lines ? 10 Six lines ? 1 9 One inch . . . . . . . . 2 G Each additional inch . . ..26 Births, Marriages and Deaths (each) ? 10 Special terms for advertisements ordered by the quarter. Casual advertisements must bo prepaid, ex cept in the ease of firms or persons having running accounts 'with us. Persons ordering advertisements on behalf of any club or society will be held personally re sponsible for the payment of same. Advertisements must state upon the f aco of them the number of times they are to bo in serted, otherwise they will be continued and charged for until countermanded. LITTLE & CO. September 24th, 1887. CHATFIELD & BROWN, TICENSED SURVEYORS Specially licensed under the Real Property and Mii.ing Acts. Of...
Extraordinary Scene between Football Teams. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
Extraordinary Scene betweenFoot ball Teams. Ax exciting scene took place at Middlewieh station, Cheshire, on Satur day evening, after the match between Northwich and Crowe for tho Cheshire final. Both parties assembled on the ounosito platforms waiting for trains. They commenced operations by alter nately hooting and cheering, and then one man challenged an aggressive antagonist to fight. Both leaped on the metals, and fought desperately till sep arated by the officials. Then a great number of the Northwich men ran'across the lino, storming tho platform occupied by the Crewc men. Uninterested passengers bolted right and left; while a fight proceeded which the station offi cials wore powerless to prevent. The police were sent for, and, by the time the force arrived, Northwich had prac tically gained possession of the platform, the Crewe men being outnumbered. The Crewe special then came in, and the police guarded the men to the train, many carrying away marks of the con test.
Land Nationalization, the Single Tax, and Protection. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
Land Nationalization, the Single Tax, and Protection, 'The world is a theatre of incessant action ; the soones change perpetually : the actors come and go like autumnal clouds ; and the parts which they perform are comic or serious, dramatic or tragic, invariably, in accordance with the morul culture and external circumstances, of the actors.'— A. J, Davis.''- ?????''??? '' We have been born into a aheath of custom, which enfolds us with our swaddling clothes. 'When we begin to grow toman hood (if we ever do), we see what sort of thing it is that surrounds us. It is an old husk now. It does not bear looking into ; it is rotten ; it is inconsistent ; it is thoroughly indefensible ; yet very likely we Lime have to accept it. ... Just as we die to custom, for the first time we rise into the true life of humanity. . . . This is a new departure for man, for which even to-day the old world, overlaid with myriad oustoms now brought into obvious and opon conflict, is evidently preparing. — ...
Sports and Games. FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
Sports and Games. FOOTBALL. Parramatta Park was very lively 011 Satur day last, both tho King's School and tho newly formed l'arramattas having good matches on. Tho former met tho formidable Arfomas and had to go under, yet not without ft gallant struggle. It was not expected that the School would como cut on top, considering that all through the Arfomas could give tho boys about two stone per man. Tho Parramattas, how ever, balanced matters for the town, easily do featiug tho young representatives of the moun tain, fern aud stream. The Zoalandias claim ' the Greater Britain ' as the country wherein they first saw the light. They played a good, fast, plucky game, but had neither the weight nor tho skill of tho Parramattas, who made a very good impression for a start. Hovcver, they looked very much like a scratch team on Saturday, appearing in so many different uniforms. ' Uniformity of uniform' is most essential, and the magpie style should be done away with as soon as possible. The...
THE MUNICIPAL STAKES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
THE MUNICIPAL STAKES. FE03I ANOTHER CORRESPONDENT. Groat interest is being taken in tho Munici pal Stakes which is to be run to-day on the New Borough Racecourse. The starter (Mr. Monokton )will drop the flag at 8 o'clock, and tho hurry-scurry, go-as-you-please contest will wage fiercely until 3 o'clock. We all hope the best ' nags' will win. Judging irom tne ' trials ' done by those engaged, I should say that tho race will be keen among the first flight. The old warrior Full Ford is going well and should make the pace very warm from the jump. Tho shapely young colt Alick will take some watching, but I hoar he is rather fractious, being unused to the course. Last Saturday he did not show up to do his preliminary can ter, but his old trainer quieted the alarm of his admirers by stating that he was doing well. Ho will run a g-wl race, with his knowing old trainers' polish on him. S. G, is a good weight carrier, but they have pixt a lot on his back. U e has to carry about lOst of 'corp...
FRIDAY, MAY 17. (Before Messrs. J. W. Withers, H. Byrnes, C. O. Lamb and J. Luke, Js.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
Feiday, May 17. (Before Messrs. J. AV. AVithers, H. Byrnes, C. O. Lamb and J. Luke, Js.P.) Isaac Lee, better known as ' Shine,' was fined 20s or 7 days for being drunk and 40s or 14 days for obscene language. The sentences were cumulative. Henry Rowlands v. Emily Langworth. Alleged assault at Merrylands on May 11th. Complainant swore that he wont to tho defendant and asked her to keep her children away from annoying his wife and polluting his water supply ; when he mado the complaint tho de fendant throw a brick at him. AVilliam Golf and Sydney Randall corroborated the fact of the assault. Defendant swore that complainant came and made a complaint about her dogs, telling her to keep them tied up ; sho ordered him off and threatened to shoot him; ho said ho would poison the dogs and burn the house down ; she throw a brick at him and struck him on tho arm. The case was dismissed, costs 21s being awarded against defendant, in default 7 days.
Mounted Infantry. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
Mounted Infantry. AVe advocate the formation of a per manent regiment with strong cadres, but weak in horses and rank and file. The latter should, in the event of a European war, be filled up by men taken from all infantry battalions who have gone through a three months' course. Finally, we would advocate the detach ing from this regiment of a company to South Africa, ono to Egypt, another to Burmeh, and another to 'the North West frontier of India. We should thus gain great experience in the tactical amployment, &c, of this new force, and be able on any emergency to form a, body of men trained alike to using camels and horses. — 'Army and Navy Gazette.'
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes and E. Ellison, Js.P ) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
Wednesday, May 15. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes and E. Ellison, Js.P ) Thomas Lord was fined 5s or 24 hours for drunkenness and 40s or 14 daj's for using' obscene language. BIEdwardCowlinff, charged with being drunk onthoAVoodvilleRoad, was fined 10s or 48 hours. For using obsceno language ho was fined 40s or 14 days. Ho pleaded guilty to assaulting Con stable Allison, who deposed that prisoner had bitten him on the arm. He was sent to gaol for one week. A charge of damaging the policeman's uniform was withdrawn. The sontences were made cumulative. Thomas E. Duffieey, aged about 12, was charged with stealing a jar of tobacco and a number of pipes. Con stable Allison deposed that the defend ant had broken into the shop by breaking^ a pane of glass and turning tho latch'. Defendant stated that he and others were put up to it by a man, who took most of the tobacco away from them. Tho case was remanded till Friday,
A Convincing Portrait. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
A Convincing Portrait. A man once called upon a, portrait painter and asked him to paint his father. ' But where is your father? ' asked he of the brush. ' Oh, he died ten years ago.' 'Then, how can I paint him?' asked the artist. ' AVhy,' was the reply, ' I have just seen your portrait of Moses. Surely, if you can paint the portrait of a man who died thousands of years ago, you can more easily paint the portrait of my father, who has only been dead ten years.' Seeing the sort of man with whom he had to deal, the artist undertook the work. AVhen the picture was finished the newly blossom ed art patron was called in to see it. He gazed at it in silence for some time, his eyes filling with tears, and then soft ly and reverently said: ' So that is my father? Ah, how he has changed!' — 'Cassell's Saturday Journal.'
Dundas. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
Dunctas. FEOSI A CORRESPONDENT. A Bad Peactioe. — A few of tho Dundasboys make a practice of buying a few old fowls, rafllmg them for three times their worth and then start playing 'Yankee grab,' which they keep up till tho small hours, providing the cash lasts. Two of thom travel about a mile down tho street, whero they play cards for a cake of tobacco a corner. Doubtful Candidates. — I spout a very amus ing half hour at Rydalmore on Saturday last, after tho spouting was over listening to a few of the candidates jabbering about municipal matters. One in particular tickled my fancy. After puffing himself out like a toad, he said fust and foremost we want alarge airy place for Council Chambers, because you know wo alder men don't want to bo smothered up in a close room. Tho next thing wo want is a strong iron safe to protect the borough papers. If our friend Williamson had been there ho couldeasily have picked out a couple of thom not worth vot ing for. [Although we are glad to recei...
Pasteur's Researches and Beer Drinkers. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
Pasteur's Researches and Beer Drinkers. Pasteur's studies should interest beer drinkers as well as the vic tims of rabid dogs. Dr. Hansen, of Copenhagen, a distinguished pupil of Pasteur, in the coiirse of researches as to the propagation of micro-organisms, proceeded, to cultivate pure yeast. A few years ago, at one of the large Danish breweries, heavy loss had been sustained in consequence of the beer turning sour at intervals for a period of two years. Dr. Hansen ultimately traced the cause, and for tho first time had an opportunity of trying on an extended scale his then recently discovered pure yeast. The result was in overy way satisfactory, and from that day his system has been practically ap plied at Old Carlsberg. Briefly stated, Dr. Hansen's system consists in select ing a single coll of yeast of a species which by experiment has been proved to givo a certain ascertained result in fer mentation, and from this cell to culti vate yeast in large quantities for tho fermenting ...