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CHERRY WINE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

CHERRY WINE. A recipe for tho manufacture < f cherry wino, recommended by tho viti« cultural Expert of New South Wales Mr M. Diunno, reads:-Removu tiio stalks of tho cherries, and then make a pulp of tho fruit without breaking tho stones, working tho pulp so as to freo it entirely from tho stones. Tho pulp should then be passed through a aievo. To the pulp of every L'olb ot fruit add 51b sugar, together with flow cream of tartar and ono gallon of water. Stir the wholo and make a homogenous fluid. Place tho vessel in a room where the temperature is from 65 to 70 deg. Fahr., and cover same with a cloth. After about 24 hours, fcho liquor will begin to ferment. When fermentatiou lias subsided (which can bo judged by tho cessation of bubbling) the liquid should bo separated) from tho pulp, and tho former (which i» cow wine) is stored away in a cask and kept in a cool place. The storage vessel should bo kept filled, either by adding moro~ Of tho cherry wine or elso good sound $...

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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A SWAMP SOIL. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

A SWAMP SOIL. Somo ownera of swamp aoil aro pu£& lod by thoir unproductive character when first cultivated. They reason that soils havo been mado out of vegetation and, therefore, should be obTo to# product* plants luxuriantly, Tho truth generally is that a raw swamp soil ib in an inert condition. Tho air has been excluded, and acids liavo formed, and bacteria aro not at work. When tho water has been (drawn off, tho cxposuro of tho soil to frost after autumn ploughing and n summer of thorough, tillago does much to raoud mat tors. A few tons of stablo mauuro per aero introduoo the needed bacteria. An application of lirno sweetens the soil. Tho nitro gen in tho swamp begins to gain av ailability. Usuallv, thoro is great deficiency in potash, and heavy ap plications pay. Phosphoric arid also is needed. Tho first year should be given to somo bustling plant like raaizo that can help itself to raw and coarse food, and tho tillage paves tho .way for a more profitable trucking crop ...

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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A DROP OF IRISH. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

A DROP 01'! HUSH. An Englishman, anil an Irishman mado a but as to which could swim the longest. On the day of the race the Irishman camo to tho shore in a bath ing suit and a largo satchel on his hack. Tho Englishman asked what ho had in his bag. "Provisions fur threo days/' ooolly answerod Pat. "Tho bet's off," said tho Englishman, as he handed Pat tho money, A few | days later ho heard that Paddy couldn t swim a stroke."

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

Professional. DR. J. W. Christopher, M.A.C.D., D.D.S., N.W. Ulliv., U.S.A. SURGEON V DENTIST.' Formerly of Collins-street,?: Melb. TJESIRES to intimate that lie has* purchased the practice of Mr A. I£. Wellman. of Kerang, and may be consulted for all classes of Dental Work, at Mr Wellman's |ate premises. Wellington-street, '(opposite Exchange Hotel) Kerang. Crown S: Bridge Work a Specialty Visits Coliuna every Alternate Week. L. L. Manchester, : (L.V.Sc. University of Melb.) VETINARY SURGEON, Victoria Hotel, Pyramid Hill. Veterinary Burgeon to.the Pyramid: - Hill,"Agricultural.Society. V Will visit Cohuna on Sale Days : or when urgently required. , Terms Reasonable: i Willnn. Colics, and Wiiian/' ? (I'stoMlsliwt tS52.) Barristers and Solicitors, Victoria street, Kcraiig, opposite Post-office, Mr R. C. Willan, Commissioner of the Supreme Court for taking affidavits. Periodi cal visits to Swan Hill and Cohuna. Trust Moneys to Lend. Melbourne Office-A.M.R. Cham bers, Collins- street. V...

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ENSILAGE—THE FAVORITE FODDER. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

ENSILAGE-THE FAVORITE FODDER (By "Agriculturalist" in "New Zealand Dairyman/') That tho feeding of oows is ono ot tlio most important matters connccted with dairying, no ono can gainsay, Mit of tho many foods in general uso, I will nt present touch on only ono-ousil ugo. No argument, to my mind, could bo adduccd against tho uso oi ensilage, and any oontention to justify tho sotting asitlo of fodder of such para mount importanco would not hold ground *n tho face of practical expert unco on tho dairy farm. Ensilage contains no substanco that would in any i way tend to intorfero with tho or/"-"*' I isms of tho cow, whilo it oontKum <-«> littlo acid that its color is not objec tionable. It can bo rnado when hay cannot, and oven this is an important point, especially in Southland and Tar auaki where tho weather is so variable. It may not supersede hay-making, b i > that'is probably because of iha-varie».y -of wWcI»:tiwL52!°n^ hay^to/ itogaruwg tho^rdpftnltidn ot, ensilag...

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

WOOL SALES. After nn interval of a month, the second series of Victorian sales for the season were opened on Monday. Catalogues totalling some 10,200 bales were submitted by Dalgety & Co., and Youiighusbaiul & Co. Competition was kct.ii and well sus tained .throughout. Yorkshire operators were particularly active, and secured a larjre share of the offerings ; while strong competition was also; forthcoming from both America and Scotland for the bet ter class of wools. The top price of the day was .14J^dj . this being secured for both ,_the' merino and comeback of the. Ardgartan. Other notable , sales .included Glenorky over A.J. at 14#d, ..?and ;i number of Tasmanian fleeces .it l.v/^d. WHEAT. ; Cable advifes just received from' London sets th; price of new sea ?son's Australia 1 wlieat at 35s 9d per quarter. . -

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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OLD SILAGE AND NEW. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

OLD SILAGE AND NEW. A perplexed farmer recently wrote to tho Agricultural Department, in N.S.W., inquiring if ho could safely Gil up liis silage pit, in which there was about twenty tons of silago from Inst year, by putting new silage on top of tho old. Tho answer reociv-, ed from thd Department was that it would b-.i «afo to do so, provided that any mouldy or dry silage on tho top of tho quantity still in tho pit was first removed, and also that precau tions woro taken against too much moisture reaching tho old silago.

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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FRUIT-GROWING AND BIRD PESTS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COHUNA FARMER'S WEEKLY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

FiiUfT-GROWING AND BIRD PESTS. To T1!K KniTOR 01' Till-: CoiIUNA I'A I'. M KK' S W KKK I.V. Sir,-Many (luniks for . your article on Hie industrial possibili ties of Column with a railway. Fruit should, as you say, become one of the most valuable and ex tensive of our future local produc tions. But it is to be ffcared that the pioneers will have more than ordinary difficulties to contend against from the depredation of birds. There is no district in Vic toria probably where there are so many birds as at Column. Why Hint is I cannot say. But the fact must be plain to everybody who can observe. I think llie neighborhood of the big Gunbower Island forest has a good deal to do with it ; and also Knw Swamp, which is a pro claimed sanctuary. I-Iowever that be, this districts simply swarms with starlings and sparrows, and wherever there arc ripening stone, or other soft fruits, they come in like plagues of locusts, and never clear off till the last bit of fruit is gone. Shooting is all very...

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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HOW TO PROTECT ANIMALS FROM FILES [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

, HOW TO PROTECT ANIMALS , HA'tS- '"r/H In re&potteO' to numerous enquiries for a cheap mid cli<ctiv<vsul>r.uuico to keep flies oiF horses and cow6, S. Avofy« bho veterinarian and chemist of the Nebraska Station, lias proparcd. and tested a compound that gives excellent results. Tho formula is aa follows; - Neutral oil 4 pints . Oil of wood tar .. .... 1 pint Mix and shako well. Apply l^bU} with a flexible brush, or with spray pump. Avoid excessive application, a-s a very light application is suffici-nt to protect the animal for somu time, as, for instance, during a milking | o riod, or longor.

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COHUNA POLICE COURT. Tuesday, January 20th. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

COHUNA POLICE COURT. Tuesday, January 20th. lie fore ^ Messrs Bartold, P.M., and J. M'K. King and A. K. Lester J's.P. DEBT. Andrew S. Muir & Co. v G. Clinton, for the recovery of £7 9s for goods sold and delivered. Order made for the amount and costs. NON-VACCIVATION. John Keely was proceeded against by Constable Samblebe for failing: to liave his child vacciuated. Fined £l, aud in default distress. Henry Thomas Rust, Thomas E.' North, Alfred John Frantz, Michael Quinlivan and William J. S. Ewart were similarly charged, and were each fined £l, aud iu de fault distress.

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THE FOOTSTEPS OF A DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

THE FOOTSTEPS OF A DOG. For the information of thoso. who .ir« in tiiu habit of sending a dog for thoir cows, I wish to report n littlo oxperi wtco which I have had along this lino I tested tho milk from a cow after t»he wa# brought up by a stable clog, tho dog in turn being in charge of a small' hoy. Sho was considerably cxci*e«l and quito warm. Her milk test-*J 2.3. Tho next morning her test was .1.1, and a week later, when she 'v-is brought in by a man and perfectly "'ooi. her milk tested 6.2. Now you ran figure out whether or not it pays to uso a dog around tho dairy herd. I should state that tho pasture and -»3ed were exactly tho samo in each in stance."

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NEWS SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

NEWS SUMMARY. » Tho French mail stcamor Calod > nan I Iiuh boon quarantined, owing to hav ing a caso of small-pox on 5oAr;i. J'otiil oversea exports mnco (ho mid* dlo of Docombor amount to 3,010,810 bushels wheat nnd 9X,0G3 sacks Hour. For btUing in a public place .it NiirthocbU, a man namoU Stephen Fuz pauriek wafl fined £20, with £3/3/ costs. All w quiet in South Africa, and tin* inon are returning to work. Kvm i. Pretoria tlio striko lias codapsod. Kight Hours Day was celebrated in Launccston on Monday by a prooesaion and sports meeting. U was tho Jirsv oclobrfttion thoro of that natttro /or a nunib'ir of years, nnd was a groat suc cess. Tho revenue collcotod Jit tho Cus tom fjou.so on January Iff amounted to:-Jlovonuo, £20,.',0>/0/8 j Suite, 120.' 8/0; contingent, £tf/Ju/u: piUnuge, £i3i 12/8; wJmi i;jge( £2<3J 5/3/1. At a meeting of tho State Cabinet on Monday, tho Water Commission^ cx ten«ivQ schpmu.for the: injprovcivt; * n f.Tu>rdr:xtii^»--vr; ?" wo'rf un...

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LIFE IN PAPUA. SOME INTERESTING DETAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

LIFE IN PAPUA. SUMK IN I'KHK.SI h\U DiOI'AlLS. (My K. II. Violuml, fcUirvoy Dop'irU numt, - L'apua, lot murly of \ ii> On tho night of October Kith last, left Port .Morol'.v, ami, hv m.(l,nlign look tlio road iij.it rims eastward lln'otigli low massy lu.ls, to Lliu loot o. tho rugged Asirombo tangos. Passing by a Jew ooltun nn<I .si>al hctup plan tations 1 reached at nayhght the n«-u township ut "Uotum," s.ttmted 17 mile Horn I'l.rt Moresby, by ino htuw of ti« beaulitul Vahiko river. "itouha" wil bo tno terminus .oi tho railway whiel is to bo built I'rom Port Moresby, m order to n.vs:Kt fit tho development oi tho Astrolabe copier holds, tho prinei pal initio in winch "the Yalnko" bas been proved to. contain millions of U»ui gradoxoitycjfttUi'-gj Tin's in'mo, Va;my ~{Ujior^ ;ri - mvaitin^ inoro capital had i>ao x&ilviuy*. Next vtnoriung tub tamers and tho remainder of tho party having arrive-d ue took tho road that loads to tho tor of Uombrom lllult-a rugg...

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MAKING THE BEST OF IT. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

MAKING Till? BEST OF IT. A lady employed a very ignorant fi-isli servant, who would not riso in tho morning at a sufiicieiilly early hour, so an alarm olock was bought an<) presented to her with the follow ing words:-"You know, Hridgct, that 1 require tho firo lighted every morn ing by seven o'clock, but I cannot get you to do it. so I have bought you this alarm clock." liridgut examined tlio timepiece carefully, and after » tew minutes' silcuoe said, " Thank j you, mum, it's very pretty. But fancy j a thing like that being able to light a ' tire, mum." |

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TURF TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

TURF TOPICS. (Uy "Fkinington.") It was f|«iiU) expected thai Wohiwa's namo would in due courso ho promin ently mentioned in connection with tho Newmarket Handicap, a raco for which he is supposed to |,(. under preparation, ii" dual .St. Iifgi»r winner seems to !i:ivc got, over his log troubles for tin? »;» .<ent, and is now bowling along freely ,n Ihs work. Jtut as Wolawa is not' -x.»ct y a wound iiorso. and i,R h,. j., "'O'uul! to receive his full share of weight in tlm hip; sprint, backers u ti! not, I»«\ in a nurry to support hnn. It will bn soon enough to seri ously disouss his Autumn prosno-t'i much nearer thn day, wj,<*n there will '1 !\ M,V;Vr, «1»I'<>rt«iutv of judging whether Wolawa is likely to stand llio Wiwhng up process. .Most, of tho metropolitan owners who ./invn nominated horses for tho CamiMT down nevnng nro likely to maku tho . Imi-o (urn very gratify to-tho .'ommitteo of tho club. ,uhU R-'T Mich liberal K7jik< s /->...

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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

CRICKET. > Av match^between--thq,..Cohuna Cricket Glub and the- Rechabites, played on .the local ground last Sat urday^resulted, ina .win for the former. ^Thescores were : ' 'l " - COIIUNA. A. I*rant7, b. Girner, .. ,S Splalt, , .' 6 .. R. >Vatii7, 20 .. IT. Hunt, retired hurt,\3 .. Smith im, , .. 19 Odder, . 16 Raker, b. M'J&rlawl, . 10 Smttham, b. M'Farland, .. 6 Caliill, . . 4v Craven, 6 M.i'klov, ^ .. . -4 Sundries ^ i ?7 . lU-CIIABITKS. .vv M'l?arland c. Maker, b. Snutliam 4 Drydeii, 1). IC. I'rantz .. 4 Riker.'b. K. I-antz. ... 0 Pryden, b. A. Smitham . .... . 3 Mating, c. Uakcr. b. I'raut/. 16 IVaco, b. Smitham, .... 0 M. Garner, c. Maddock, 1). A. Smitham, ... ... 9 W. Garner, b. Raker, ... 27 Thompson, b. Baker, ... 0 Salter, c. »b. Smitham, ... 2 J'Vascr. not out, ... ... 0 Sundries t ... 3 Total

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ECHUCA STOCK MARKET. Friday, January 16th. SHACKELL, WHITE & CO., [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

KCHUCA STOCK MARKK'f. Friday, January 16th. SHACKELL, WHITE & 'CO., Pty. I<td., report: ' CATTLE. - ?. >The yarding to-day .was a small one, consisting entirely of fat | cattle.' .There was a good;: attend-1 auce-.of buyers,-and,competition for i prime cattle was extremely brisk, [prices: for. such bei ng'f ully"-20s' per head lti advance of late rates. We sold::^-Shorthorn . bullocks; - .'^10 i J9s :sh3rtliorn heifers, prime, -^10 t ,4 i f it bullocks; good, .£,1 Is . to .jU i ma', fat bullocks, light, v65 17s; fat cows, fair, .£5 5s to j&6 10s. SHEEP. . /: A;moderate entry ; and a ? brisk . market. ; There were several lucerne men in the market for.stores,: ? con-: i sequently competition , for old- ewes was particularly brisk, and .many more could liave . been sold at quotations.' We'sold Crossbred wethers,:, fair mutton, 17s . 10d,-; comeback . wethers; ' fair imitton, L6s lid, crossbred.: lambs,: prime, T7s Id; shorn lambs prime, 15s 9d,. shorn lam...

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DURABILITY OF-A HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

DURABILITY OF-A HOBSE. A liorso will travel 100 yards in l£ minutes at a tvalk, *100 yarda in iivo minuter at a trot, and -101) yards iti one minute at a gallop. Tho usual work of a horse is taken at 22,500 lb. raised one foot per minute for eight hours per day. A horso will carry 200 lb. 25 miles per day of eight hours. Au average draught horse will draw 1000 lb. 23 inilcd per day on a level road, weight ot waggon included. The averago weight of a horsy j* 1000 lb; his strength is tquaJ to tliat of live men. In a horse mill, moving at three feet per second, track 2-5 ft. diameter, ho exerts with the iimchiuo the power of -1} hordes. The greatest amount a liorso can pull iu a horizontal lino is 000 lb.; but. he can only do this momentarily; iu continued exertion probabljr half, or this is the* liinxty*-Ho attoina his growth In'finr years, will live 25, average 1G yoars. A horso will livo 23 days on water without solid food, 17 days without eating or drinking, but only fivo days ou s...

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THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, January 23, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, January 23, 1914. Oddfellows Easter Sports.-The Cohuna branch of M.U.I.O.O.F. announce that they intend holding a public sports gathering on the Cohuna Recreation Ground on Easter Monday. Full particulars of this interesting event will appear in our next issue. Butter Milk Tenders.-The Coh una Co-operative Butter Factory & Trading Company Ltd., invite ten ders returnable up to noon Feb 21st for the purchase of butter milk at their factory. Specifications and conditions can be obtained on ap plication to the office of the com pany. 1,0(1(1011 District Water Supply. -Residents in the south-eastern corner of the Loddon United Water Works districts complain that they are rated out of all proportion to the benefit which they receive from the water supply. On Thursday, Mr Klwood Mead, the chairman of the Water Commission, and MrW. Cnttnmich visited the locality, and conferred with the representatives of the residents, who urged tllnt their lauds...

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OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914

OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Uusticua. Wheat ia so muoh in ovidenco Just now that it isi n aocordanoo with tho fitness of things that this column should bo devoted to it this week. It. is stacked in mountains at tho railway stations in tho centres of tlio corcal-pre ducing areas; it is taxing tho special facilities provided for its convoyanco to tho seaboard, and Is creating bu-y scones at tho wharves. It is literally a golden stream that is to bring in ic turn a stream of gold. Hut in tho midst of tho satisfaction that overybody must feci at tho garnor ing of tho good harvest, tho attention directed to how much bettor it migiit havo been is not out of plnco. It is in no spirit of complaint that this is emphnsised. Nature has, this your, on tho whole, boon kind to iis» Tiuro arc, of courso, some localities in which conditions havo not boon ns favorable as could bo wishod, but takiug things "fill, and by" tho soason has boon boun. tiful. That our farmers have not all -or even A respeotablo...

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