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DRY WOOD PULP AS FODDER. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
DRY WOOD PULP AS FODDER. Wien during thc nar reference was made to some of the queer composi tions which were mixed as bread in Germany, doubt was often cast on the stories. According to an American paper just to band, in several Euro pean countries, notably Sweden and Germany, the scarcity of cattle fodder has,lcd to experiments with various substitutes for the usual food given to cattle. It lias been found that dried wood pulp provides a good cattle fod der with molasses and albuminous sub tances. In Germany straw fodder is being manufactured on a largo scale, while in Sweden reindeer moss and Ice land moss aro extensively used as fod der. Horses are said to thrive very well on a diet of rushes.
MANURE AND ROTATE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
I MANURE AND BOTATE. j Farm yard manure.is neglected dil this Coast, and rotation is also a. sub ject which ci cry farmer should exam ine his nuscienee ou casefully. A leading Victorian cn pping district is Kilmore, between. Melbourne and Castlemaine. Considc able attention is paid there to tho ccn.crvation of farm y.ird manure, and thia is applied main ly oa the volcanic sail, although. pay able craps'aro obtained without man ure. Tho volcanic soils do not respond satisfactorily to artificial fertiliser, consequently where the supply of farm yard manure is insufficient, no manure al »ll is used rather thin resort to tho artificial. Tho Kilmore district is especially notable for its oats grow ing, and also for potatoes .These crops yeild well on the second-class land with a moderate application of phos phate manure, and the more general system of rotation is potatoes as the breaking up crop after pastures, oats after potatoes, oats either cut for grain or hay as feeding crop, and af...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
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WHAT PLOUGHS TO USE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
WHAT PLOUGHS TO USE. A member of the Miltalie branch of tho South Australian Agricultural Bureau, Mr. Degner, speaking at a recent meeting, said it was a hard matter to definitely state. Tillich of tho two classes of ploughs, i.e., share and disc, gave tho best results becauso so much depended on thc class of land one had to work. Although tho shares wero expensive at the present time, he thought the share plough should he used on old land. A considerable sav ing could be made, if ono purchased the steel and made tho shares on the farm. The discs for tho other type of plough were not so expensive, but it was necessary to use a fair amount of oil and grease, otherwise the bearing would very soon wear out. The share nlough was also moro helpful in pull ing the stumps out of the land. That was an important point, becauso it did not shake tho machines, and imple ments would not be shaken about so much. The horses would also he able to urork more steadily, and their shoulders would stand...
The Advocate. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 1919. "RECONSTRUCTION.". [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
FAIR AND IMPARTIAL SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 1919. "RECONSTRUCTION.". I There is danger in too ready acceptance of a phrase; and the "Reconstruction" phrase is nb exception to the rule... In Some vague way tho average citizen believes that it embraces within itself; all the problems, national and inter national, economic and industrial and social, that, have nriscn out of the- war jand aro to find somo new solution by I tho world's statesmen after the war. j Doubtless it does include all these, and much more. Wo are to apply the les sons of exporienco io thc solution of all of them; but, in addition, entirely , new conditions have arisen which will not yield to tho pre-war methods- of solution. We havo entered upon a new epoch. Each of the British" Over seas Dominions has .hammered out its nationalism on the anvil of war. Great Britain and the daughter nations con stitute an Imperial entity, equal in all things, working out their separate ideals in their own separate ways, hut united in...
THE MAN ON THE LAND (Conducted by "J.D.") A DRY JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
THE MAN ON THE LAND (Coiuluctcd by "J.D.") A DRY JANUARY. Thc weather continues dry, hut a dry January is seasonable, ami for those making hay very much appreciated. In the view of one practical fanner, who ?was spoken to on the .subject, dry »euther is, of tonr.se, essential for hay making, while growers with early pota toes are looking for no rain. Those with late potatoes will, if they hare J hay on hand, he better pleased to see the conditions continue dry for market- I ing what will prove this year to be a j valuable crop. In view of the agrieul- I turist referred to, a downpour from now would not benefit- the dairymen to the extent that some imagine. Still, in the general concensus of opinion a I good fall would he appreciated. Tho Coast almost missed the good rain which fell 12 days back. In some dis tricts, notably tho Midlands, where it was badly wanted, over an inch was recorded.
PROSPECTIVE HARVEST. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
PROSPECTIVE HARVEST. Tile figures given by tile Government Statist in respect to thc Tasmanian harvest form pleasant reading, but there will be a general disposition to regard the estimates as considerably over the mark, especially in respect to oats and potatoes. Except on tho X.W. Coast, the Tasmanian crops are not startling, according to aduces. In the Northern districts they are decidedly i patchy1. There are increases shown for barley, for instance, but owing to the conditions of December and January the barley in the Xortli, which is 60W11 late in the ¡.easoii, is none too promising.
THE AIR AND THE ARMY SEMI-OFFICIAL EXPLANATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
THE AIR AND THE ARMY SEMI-OFFICIAL EXPLANATION, j Mí.ii/u.í, «cuncsuny. - A rcpiy has been made to the criticism regard ing Mr. Winston Churchill's control of thc War Office, which will have to do with aviation as affecting tho army, i'fhe Press lîureau says it is authorita j lively stated that the status of tho Air I Ministry is unchanged. It remains a separate, independent Ministry, the solo ¡connection with tho War Office being that one State Secretary controls both departments. The relations of tho air force with thc navy and army are un altered. The Air Ministry is proceeding. to effect legislation and international agreements permitting of a speedy re commencement of civil aviation.
THE COST OF THE WAR £36,000,000,000 [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
THE cosr OF THS WAR £36,000,009,000 LONDON', November 15,-Although hostilities ceased with tho signing of the armistico cn November ll, the war lias not yet ended. Tho legal interpre tation of the end of the war is the date when the belligerents exchange 'the ratification of the peace treaty. The !'er.cn Conference has virtually to ro undel Europe, and its deliberations and liscussions will extend over a period of «mo months before finality is reached. Then the treacy bas to be rat'lied by ach of tho Governments which is a tarty to it, and in most cases it has to bo inproved by the Parliaments of bliese countries. According to tho opin 'on prevailing in official quarters, the ocace treaty will not be finally com pleted before May, 1919. But when the war lins ended with the ratification of the peace treaty, the war expenditure of tho belligerent cotMilries will not come to an cm!. The cost of demobilising the huge armies that have been in conflict bas to be oaid. In the case of Great...
CHINESE DENIAL PUBLIC BURNING OF OPIUM. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
CHINESE DENIAL PUBLIC BURNING OF OPIUM. I Nfctt" YOUR, Wednesday.-The New ¡York "Times'" correspondent at Pek ing records, that the public opium burn- ; : Tiifi ai Shanghai is arousing interest ; j throughout the country. Tho President I j has approved of foreign supervision of i j the burning, because it was reported ¡thc opium chests.had been filled with | i other material. j
FINDING LAND N.S.W. SOLDIER SETTLEMENT PLANS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
FINDING LAND N.S.W. SOLDIER SETTLEMENT PLANS. I The Minister for Lands in N,S. I ¡Wales, Mr. Ashford, relates that the State's long terni leases still current cover 0,770,565 aore3. They; aro as I follow: Acres. Improvement leases ... ... 4,355,207 Scrub leases . . ... 1,689,956 ISth section leases... ... ... 725,312 Total. ... ... ... ... 6,770,565 Of this area, added the Minister, only about one million acres would, have any agricultural value and then only if railways were constructed. About 1,200,000 acres could be with-! drawn under tho conditions of the leases at about 2/ per acre, and the1 remainder resumed at about 6/ per acre ; but probably 500,000 acres will ' be required for necessary reserves, while about 200 000 acres would be useless for settlement, but would af ford shelter, shade, and cover. Tile construction of tho following ap proved railway lines . would open up large areas: Acres. Barmedman-Itanlriiw Springs 686,000 Griffith-Hillston. ... 750,000 Coonabarnbran-Bu...
SMILES [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
SMILES No Change.-Mrs. P.: So your hus band is "Somewhere in France"? Mrs. B. : So I believe. Mrs. F.: But don't you know where? Mrs. B.: No. Mrs. F.: Don't you feel somewhat concerned? Mrs. B.: Why, not When he was here I knew he was somewhere in London, but half of the time I didn't know where. "I want to get this chequo cashed," said a young wife to a clerk nt thc hank. "Yes, madame," was the clerk's reply; "please endorse it." i "Why, my husband sent it to me; ho is away on business." "Yes, madame; but just endorse it. Sign it on the ; back please, and your husband will know that we paid it to you." The 1 young woman went to tho desk, and in a moment came back with tho cheque endorsed, "Yrour loving wife, j Sophia." A rich man had a beautiful, golden haired stenographer. "Tho girl said to her employer the other day, "I am going to get married, sir ; and I nm going to marry a poet." "Dear me," said the wealthy man. "Then you will leave ns. eh?" "No, sir," she replied, "I Bhall no...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
ARME RS, Consign Tour ['OTATOES. GRAIN. TURNIPS, Etc.. -To ROBERT ROBINSON AND CO., SUSSEX ST., SYDNEY. I'rompt Returns. Correct Weight» Advances Given. THOS. FANNON, . Agent. DEVONPORT. FARMER FRIENDS. PLEASE NOTE : HAVING REDUCED THE PRICE of tho FAMOUS RED STAR BINDER TWINE, I wish to Notify to all those Farmers who placed their orders with me, at the higher price, that I am allowing them the full-reduction off the price at which they bought. Those who have not yet ordered will do well to see me before buying else where. THOMAS ROSEVEAR.. AGENT. MASSEY - HARRIS MACHINERY. "LEADER" SEPARATORS, SUT TONS SEEDS, SKOFF, CALF FOOD. ETC., ETC. j^OTICE TO FARMERS. BINDER TWINE. Try Our Celebrated "NAPIER" BRAND. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Write us for Quotations. W. T. THORPE, LT 0., MERCHANTS & AUCTIONEERS, Liverpool and Elizabeth Streets, . HOBART. MCORMIOK -AND DEERING BINDERS. MOWERS, PEA HARVESTERS, HAY RAKES, BOUFFLERS, ETC, ETC. FULL STOCK REPAIR PARTS CARRIED. DUNCAN LOANE, DEVO...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
THE THE SIMPLEST, MOST DURABLE, AND MOST EFFICIENT SEPARATOR YOU CAN BUY. Tho "Diabolo" Separator is a perfect machine in every sense of the nord. It combines ease of operation, simplicity, and durab ility, with effective working qualities, as no other separator can do. It skims cleanly is easy to turn, and is extremely easy to clean. All gears are enclosed and protected from dirt and dust, thus ensuring maximum safety. Considering the high-class qualities of the "Diabolo," its cost is re markably low. In four sizes: No. 0.-Skims clean 15 gallons per hour. No. 1.-Skims clean 27 gallons per hour. No. 2.-Skims clean SO gallons per hour. No. 3.-Skims clean 82 gallons per hour. Let us send you fullest particulars of what the "Diabolo" can do, and showing the opinion of satisfied users. Solo Agents for Tasmania A. G. WEBSTER AND SONS, LTD, MACHINERY MERCHANTS, BURNIE, HOBART, LAUNCESTON, AND DEVONPORT. Burnie Local -Manager: S. J. HANSON. Travelling Representative: W. M'KERROW.
BREEDING LIGHT HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
BREEDING LIGHT HORSES. Mr. H. Madden, a member of tue committee of tuc Moonee Valley 'Rac ine: Club. Iir. i submitted a scheme .vlicreby .1 stallion should he purchased by the club, and kept at Moonee Val ley for the purpose of ferving half-bred mares. The recommendation was adop :ed unanimously, and with tho com mittee's authority "to purchase any horse bred in Australia that he con sîdcrcd cuitable." Mr. Madden secured the Maltster-Fainvind stalliod Head wind "at a substantial tigiire, but nt'a price considerably, below his market value as a racehorse." The Iatler con cession is to be credited to Mr. S. 1'. Mackay, an original executive member of the" club, who will race Headwind until ibe beginning of June next, when he will bo prepared for his first stud season. Half-bred mares will be Mired nt a nominal fee, and caro will l»3 cakca in selecting suitable mares i for the service. Thoroughbred mares will not bo served, ns thc committee does not desire to competo with the owners of...