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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
AT LAST! HIGH-CLASS SWEDISH SEPARA TORS available at prices HITHERTO UNKNOWN. Our introduction of the NEW MODEL "VEGA" Has dealt a death-blow to the Exorbitant Prices charged by our Competitors. MAKE NO MISTAKE! The New Model "VEGA" is ro roughly and cheaply constructed separ ator. It has no superior in quality, and in prico there's nothing to approach it. WE ASK all intending buyers to verify these statements, and thus SAVE MONEY, whioh is none too plen tiful these times. PRICES • 12'Gal. £3 15 0 28 Gal. £7 0 0 55 Gal. £10 10 0 80 Gal. £15 15 0 Energetic Commission Agents wanted throughout Victoria. Splendid opportunity smart salesu pn \Vnte to-day, Department- "K.P.," Buckeye Harvester Co 44 to 52 FRANCIS ST., MELBOURNE
INTERESTING INVENTIONS. COMING AUSTRALIAN PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
INTERESTING INVENTIONS. OOMING AUSTEAIxIAU PATENTS. Lt is reported by the well known Pa tent Attorneys, Messrs. G. G. Turn & Co., of "The Rialto," Collins Street, Melbourne, that in the ordinary course. Patents of the Commonwealth will be granted in respect of all or most of the following inventions. Complete spe cifications and drawings are publicly available. Milking Machine—hand operated (6313—1275)—The teats are noted upon by pads controls d by cords. — A . P. Hoyman, purchaser from J. Neilson, Denmark. Cultivator (6316—1275)—A clianne. iron frame, triangular yith. devices t.r Svlng lioma," etc.—J. O'Oallaghan Victoria. Head Gear for Windmill (6559— t£78)—Tliia pump mill has toothed rt> duotion gear in an oil tight casing with oil distributing devices. — J. Alston, Victoria. Detachable scarifier share (6616 1279)—Wrought metal with the socket integral.—R. J. Fry, Victoria. Exoavator (799?—1286)—A wheeled device, spoil is elevated by buckets to drop into a dray behind....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
ITADATI© ratUNoniY cubes UBijieimjrB. MJUOn, i» IMNDBrj-MV* TN STUDYING YOUH DRESS, STUDY YOUR POCKET, TOOHi Don't P*T Higher Prices for Suits no better then Mine! I deal strictly for Cash, consequently hare no bad debte for which yon have to pay. I import all my ma terials direot from the mantuaofcur ers. and make all Suite on my own premises. I can gire yon • large assortment of shades te ofeaoss from in fancy designs and the rery latest Indigo Dyo tweeds, warn ed*. Vicrunaa, Twills, and tha famous Qosloag Serge •AO 8UIT TO UKA8UB1. 35/ MAD1I T 0 MEABURl. A large assart ment of Ox«I ooatmgs M ohooee from at this same r^rioa. Patterns, Taps and fi.U. farm sent te any ad dress, Vms. *=« W. H. BRUCE' THE FBOP&l'f TAI&Oft, 158 XOUHB-«I»n MBLBOUBOTL
ELECTRIC STERILISATION. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
ELECTRIC STERILISATION. The importance n0iy'a&lt;3a jte attached - after 'age-long megl'ect-^to securing milk in a condition/as nearly as pos sible ^ree from disfease germs of every, kind gives spepial interest to a mode of eldctrio aterili&atioii invented by a Livorpool doctor. Hitherto the niode 'pursued to-preserve lriiik in full fresh ness of condition for the 'considerable length'of tinie necessary for its distri bution and consumption has been to heat tho liquid to a temperature which kills the microbes, and then' to prevent the access of 'further microbes by se curing it in air-tight bottles, after which tho freshness seems to bo pre served indefinitely. An objection to tho method is that tho heating of tho milk is in effect a cooking process, which so far changeb the nature of the constituents as to render them loss readily nutritious. Dr. J. M. Beat tie, of Liverpool, however, sterilises the milk by "electric current, and thus avoids heating it at' all.
DEEP PLOUGHING FOR OATS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
OEEP PLOUGHING FOR OATS. Oil the Iron Mountain railroad de monstration farm at Hope, Ark., oat laud ploughed four inches deep yielded but 23 bushels to the acre, while the same land yielded 77 bushels to the acre. This increase results from, the fact that deep ploughing afforded, a better reservoir for soil water,and. dry weather did not delay the growth. Ill tlio deeper ploughing a larger , am ount of moisture came in contact, with more soil particles and dissolved more plant food. There was also more space for root development, and the larger root development was enabled to se cure more nioisturo and more plant food.
COOKED OR UNCOOKED FOOD FOR PIGS. WHICH IS BEST? [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
COOKED OR UNCOOKED FOOD FOR PIGS. WHICH IS BUST ? The economic value of cooking food for pigs is frequently discussed, and upon tho point divergent views ox pressed. An interesting experiment upon the subject has been conducted by ono of the agricultural high schools in Wales, and tho results there obtain ed go to indicates that thero is a slight profit in favour of cooking food. bix pigs were used in tho experiment, be ing of the large Yorkshire and Berk shire cross. They were fifteen weeks old at tho beginning. Tho ration given to lot one was 3J lb boiled potatoes, 2.J lb barley meal; and to lot two tho same quantities, only tho potatoes were raw. Tho potatoes wore boiled in suflieient quantity To last a week, and were supplied cold, whereas tho potatoes in tho easo of tho second ra tion were pulped after being thorough ly washed. The potatoes and meal were mixed with water and then sup plied to tho pigs. Tho total gain ;n the ease of tho lot' which had tho boil ed potatoes was 1 ...
HOME-CURED BACON. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
HOME-CURED BACON. Some timo ago wo referred to a bacon curing demonstration held at Bathurst, undor tho auspices of the local A., H., and P. Association, tho demonstrator boing Mr. D. Hogarth, of that city. Tho process adopted is one that has been in rogue among certain families m tho North of England for centuries, and may be considered one of those old family secrets, known only to'a limited number, and highly profitable to tho owners. At tho demonstration, 11 pigs oi varying weight, breed, and feeding were ^eated• Somo of them weighed under -00 II/.., wlillo a couple turned the \Cn'C i'b and 350 ib respectively. AH of the bacon lias sinco boon out into, and in every case satisfaction has been oxprossed as to tho quality of tho product. One of tho owners lias sold all that ho could sparo of tho baoou at 1/ per lb, and would make a groat fa ir?1' of ,scl!lnS tho hams at 1/6 per Ib. I ho other owners have, so far, refused to sell at any price. Sinco the article appeared Mr. Hog . ar...
MAKING A STACK COVER. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
MAKING A STACK COVER. In requesting information upon "the best mixturo to put on a hessiun stack cover to make it waterproof and. not to ' rot it," a correspondent explains that ho has tried Stockholm tar and mut ton fat, but that mixture makes tho cover too heavy, and tho tar is liable to burn tho libro of tho cover. This •j:respondent is informed that a sat isfactory waterproof cover cannot bo mado from hessian, and in the long run it is cheaper to got a canvas cover, and 'tavo it passed through a solution to tnako it rotjnoof. With caro such a et>'-°r lasts for years. A process or watcoroofing worth a trial is as fol-_ lows-Ingredients: 2 oz. soap, 4 oz." glue, 1 gal. water. Soften tho gluo in cold v iter, and dissolve it together with tho soap in tho water by aid ol heat and agitation. Tho cloth is filled with this sofu'ion by boiling it, in tbo I.quid for severe1, hours, the time re quired depending .'nun tho kind of libro and thickness of oNili. When pro perly saturated thb...
BARBED WIRE CUTS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
BARBED folRE CUTS. barm animals are always more ot less liable to injury l'rom wire outs, and it is important to give quick at tention to all such injuries. When tho wound is severe it will pay to em ploy a veterinarian to dress the wouud. Where tho services of a good veterin arian cannot be obtained, farmers wih liavo to handle tho case themselves. The ordinary wound will heal if not interfered with. This interference may be from germs, parasites, med dling with tho wound, on tho part of tho man or tho animal itself. Tho first thing to do is t-o stop tho hemorr hage. This can be accomplished by a tight band of clean, white muslin, applied either over or above the wound. A thread may' bo used un-' der tho artery by using a needle, and tied. Do not use flour, dirt, coo webs, or anything of. that sort on the wound. They are unnecessary and may produco a serious infection of tho wound. Having oheckcd tho bleed ing, removo the clots of blood and cut oil the ragged edges of tissuo witli ...
MURDER TRIALS. STRIKING SIMILARITY IN CASES [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
miMer'trials. STP,IKING SIMILARITY IN CASKS In a'letter to. tho London" "Daily Chroniclo," 'Mr. Herbert, N.' 1'lewker, r,t Hucelecote, Gloucestershire, draws attention to tbe singular likeness be tween the ehse of Amy Evelyn Howe, indicted before Mr. Justice Coleridge on her own /confession at Gloucester Assizes recently for the murder of her mother in December, 1908, and acquit ted, and that of Constance, Kent, con demned nearly fifty years ago for tho ltoad Murder. Mr. iriowker writes:— "Tho dramatic trial of Amy lip we for tjio alleged murder of her mother contained many points of interest, Txith in law and fact. / "Tho case for tho prosecution show ed there was no evidence whatever against the prisoner except her own confession to tflio matron of the house at Cardiff, live years after her mother's death. "During tho trial Mr. E. W. Sher wood, in his able dofeuco on behalf oi his dient,.; raised an interesting legal point, and quoted the case of Con stance Kent, tried at Salisbur...
GOOD SPIRITS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
GOOD SPIRITS. In these days ono important in gredient of attractiveness iB apt to bu overlooked; that is,! good spirits. Everyone recognises how much can be done to improve the complexion, or the hands, or hair or figure, by rea sonable oaro and culture; but. it is not so well understood how much' may be dono for the spirits. Yot who would deny that good.' spirits, joie' do vivre, brightness, a calm, sunny disposition, aro eminently attractive? The first thing is to realise that good spirits aro largely a matter of will-power, and have httlo to do with circumstances. No doubt it is hard ' to be joyous with the brokers in the house; hut we seo overy day that some people manage to bo cheerful, when cheerfulness would seem impos sible. And, as a matter of practical experience, we do not find that the ivcaicn with whom tho world goes well, who have delightful husbands and chil dren, good health and plenty of money ire tho most serene. Nearly all cheerful people like their allow-croature...
SPECTRES THAT STOLE MONEY. SAVINGS CARRIED OFF. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
SPECTRES THAT STOLE MONEY. SAVINGS CARRIED OFF. The way in which a French family oi farmers called on "spirits" to aid them in an attempt to avoid paying the rent is causing some amusement in Paris. Two brothers, named Guitton, occu pied, 'with their, wives and children, a siuall farm hear Saint-Amand. One day they told their neighbors of in- ' visible hands, which upset their flower pots and disarranged their gardens. Mmo. 'Guitton, the younger, said, too, chat by niglit she had seen through her window two black men—or demons— who walked up and down, easting cur ses at the house. It was discovered on the next day that the family's whole savings had disappeared . Appeal was made to the priest and to the police. But neither the Latin of the one nor the vigilance of the other (says the "Matin") could throw light upon tlio matter for the moment. Enquiries were continued by the police and the "stolen" money was found under a staircase, where the brothers Guitton had hidden it. '
ADVANTAGES OF CLIPPING HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
ADVANTAGES OF CUPPiNG HORSES. hirst.—The natural process of moul ting or shedding the hair is a draft on the vital.ty of the animals. The up petite is diminished, and with work or pleasure, horse exertion is irksome dur ing that period. Clipping or arti ficial removal of the liair accomplishes in a very sliort space of timo what Nature requires much mole time to do. In other words, Nature is an ticipated in her work, and the ani mal's system saved a call upon it. Second.—A ohpped horse is less liable to take cold than a long-coated uorso, beeauso tho evaporation of pers .more, rantd A "liof" U, Sliort coat. . livwry isfoOn.-'S.- ..'iKr... of this fact. ■ Third.—A clipped horse acquires less fuel (food) to maintain bodily lieat than tho long coated horse; therefore clip ping as a matter of economy should he generally practised. hourth.—\A clipped horse loloks more cleanly, acts more sprightly, and keeps in hotter health. Horses in tended for tho sale or show riug, should ho clipped a...
POTTING BUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
POTTING BUTTER. A practical correspondent, in reply to an enquiry, thus describes the methods ho has found successful:—"A vessel intended for keeping butter should be deep, with a mouth not exceedingly 10 inches in width. . flutter -made foi keeping should bo churned from ripen ed cream. The temperature on thu day of churning should be as low as possible, and if water can be obtained at 50 deg. for washing, so much tho better. After at least three wash ings, during which the butter is rooked gently to prevent its aggregation, it should ho brined and subsequently placed in a trough to drain and dry, if a butter box is provided for cooling, so much, tho better, inasmuch as for keeping, the butter, should he quite firm before salting and working on the but ter worker, The salt should be ground almost aa; fine as Hour, having first been thoroughly dried. It is then distributed on the butter, after tho roller has been passed over it, at tho rate of threerquarters of an ounce to the'pound...
STORING OF WINTER VEGETABLES. (Minna A. Stoner, Prof,.home Economics, N.D. Agri. Col.) [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
STORING OF WINTER VEGE- 1 TABLES. (Minna A. Stoner, Prof, .dome Econ omics, N.D. Agri. Ool.) The storing of winter vegetables is economical and desirable. In the fall enough vegetables go to waste from the average farm garden to supply the table daring the entire winter. The task of storing is not difficult if one has a knowledge of the conditions best suited for storage, and is willing to perform a small amount of labour. A dry woll aired not top. dark, frost proof room, cellar or sodliouse will serve the purpose. Tiie most favour able temperature is not over 50 degrees hah. Celery, cabbage and 'sweet po tatoes should be stored in the coolest part of the room. Backs should bo adjusted on which to place the storage boxes or barrels. This avoids the dangers of overheating, excess mois ture, and prevents decay. All veget ables should bo gathered before the frost, sorted, driod thoroughly before packing. For long storing, reserve those of most perfect formation and lirm textured. Each ...
WALTZING ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
WALTZING BOUND. iL ''Excuse me," lie said to his fair ftfartner, taking a bit of wool from the 1 [shoulder of her dress. The wool, I [however, seemed .to be never ending, I filatil he had wound a large ball, which ! • he, very embarrassingly hid in his poc- I "het. . ; Fair Partner (to mother next morn ing)—-"It's a funny thing mother, but I hist night I, put a. woollen spencer I ."•hder my'dirbSs, and this morning it. I had completely disappeared." I / ;A lazy man, regarded as the village fodl, Was asked to lend a hand with a | piece of farm work. "What'll vou i he asked. i "I'll pay what you're worth," an-; swered the farmer. j . The "fool" scratched his head a minute,then. announced decisively: "I'll he darned if I'll work for that!"
PIGS AS BAROMETRS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 29 January 1914
PIGS AS BAROMETRS. Probably tho last thing that one would expeot to indicate changes in the weather is a pig's tail. However, according to the skipper of a Nor wegian sailing ship, who usually has a porker or two on board, one. could scarcely have a more reliable baro'n eter When a weather. disturbance is coming ion, the tajls of the pigs, usually kinky, straighten out and their ears droop. With the barometer reading between 29.90 and 30 the tails begin to forecast approach of a trough of low pressure. When the reading gets, below 29.50 the pigs seek cover, and the storm is pretty sure to-burst within five Lours. But a high baro meter puts a beautiful twist in the tails, and the ears stand jauntily stiff ~ud with a trifle of a cant forward The successful man in any business is the one who can and will make use of the experience of others—who, has the courage to discard his own errors and adopt the truths discovered by; others,