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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
:T- ???? - - - ??? Cohuna Store and Butter Factory. SUMMER SALE. Commencing Tuesday, January 20th., for 10 DAYS ONLY. J. MACKENZIE KING Begs to inform the Public of Cohuna and District that he is disposing of his surplus SUMMER STOCK at Greatly Reduced Prices. Call and Inspect Our Bargain Counter Crowded with LADIES' BLOUSES, COSTUMES and UNDERCLOTHING, at Prices that will commend themselves to one and all. Don't piss seeing: the Bargains in Dress Stuffs-Printed Voiles, Crepes, Poplins. Prints, Muslins Delains, Cashmere, Sicillian, ALL REDUCED. CLOTHING. Men's Sower Suits, Lustre Sac Coats, etc., will be cleared at * great sacrifice. also . '. Boys' Tunics, and Crash Sailor Suits. - J. McKENZIE KING COHUNA. Commonwealth Ji§|*:fi3anU of HustvaUa HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY 1Ui Duk it spin far *11 clmw ot GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS at EQUITABLE BUILDINQ, COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE Also at Sjilney, Canberra, AilpUide, Perth, llobart, nrbbane. Koekhamptnn. Town»*i[fp, ami liondon. Oabte wmttune«a -...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS (Ily "Amlirosino.") hats in tho window loolt better to the observer than when tried on. Tho window* dresser, knowing his business, tteea that tho sotting suits On ft palo groy-groen buck ground, ptrr haps no will show tho hnts in tints ot yellow, pink and blue. Then prob ably ho will nso a largo black hat with black plumes and two white hat8, and keep tho yellows near tho black, and tho pink* ami blues near tho whites. In displaying .his drew goods, ho will bo equally wise-fabrics of delicate bluish grows or tints 01 bluo ngainflt ivory white, into which perhaps ho has introduced an occasional uofco of orange. Mia fabrics of dark bluo, such at Indigo ho will have against'a background of medium bluo grey with an occasional note of Indian roil. AgAin, fabrics in tho various browns, from yollow through rod to black against ft grey green background contrasted, porhaps with an occasional noto of grocn. Fi nally. fahvivH in tints of yellowish wnito against a light bluo-g...
COMMERCIAL. THE LUCERNE MARKET. January 16th. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
COMMERCIAL. THE L/UCKRN'K MARKET. January 16th. H. S. K. "Ward, formerly trading as Glover, Onians a. Co. .Jreports :-A steady market for prime green lucernc chaff, at up to 15S per ton ex Melbourne rails, occasionally for something extra choice 17S 6d. lucerne hay, of prime qual ity, dedrick pressed, is clearing well at £$ 12S 6d to £7> 15s. There \ver» a few more orders placed from Queensland during the past week. Buyers in that £tatc are apparently shv of their market conditions, in orders arc always wired forward with the express condition of immediate delivery being attached to same, and, though I sold 50'tons for that State last week, I received a wire from Brisbane on Monday morning cancclHng , all orders which had not already -Ue«n j shipped. ' - : 1 Oaten and Wheaten Hay Chaff has been in light supply on the Melbourne market but, owing to the abundance of hay, -which is held by farmers in this State the market remains quiet, and- inclined: to drag. All indications point ...
JUST ONE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
JUST ONE. You have a fair momory, a great capacity for learning, a largo burap o\ veneration, and a well-developed houd generally," said the phrenologist* "And ia there anything elsor' naked tJio youth under examination in tho, exuberanoo of iii.s joy, "that my head needs to make it absolutely perfect?" "Yes," answered the professor, "it -er-needs a shampoo."
Cattle Dealing Dispute. WAS IT IMPOSITION? CASE AGAIN ADJOURNED. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
Cattle Dealing Dispute. WAS IT IMPOSITION ? CASE AGAIN ADJOURNED. ?? At the Cohuna Police Court on Tuesday before Mr Bartold P.M., and Messrs A. K. Lester and J.' M 'K. KiHit J. 'sP., Herbert. Gib .? 'i cattle dealer, was charged on an adjourned summons, with haying, on or about October 13th., attempted to impose u'pon J. H. Lienhop, auctioneer of Bendigo, by fraudulent representation in writing ?to .wit, a sale note, with a view to obtain an advantage. ? Sergeant - Maddigan, of Kerang appeared to prosecute, and Mr Trc bilcock to defend. Air frebilcock took preliminary objection to the form of prosecu tion, contending that it would be more in accordance with the pur pose.of the summons. if the case were treated; as one of obtaining money under false pretcnces, in stead of ? being . brought . up tinder Sec. 3 of the Police Offences Act. : After hearing arguments"pro and con, the bench.decided'to defer the paint till the depositions had . been taken, but agreed to adopt :Mr Trebilcock...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
^EiXQURNE LETTER (From our Special Correspondent). This summer has brought more tnau tlio mini number or big fires in the cii.y and suburbs. Tho hsses repre sented by the disa-tors that have (.;o curred curing tho pasti iwv month* make a staggering to'ial. nourishing business enterprises havo encountered .serious set-backs, because insurance is novcr anything liko adequate compen sation for the dislcc ition of operations in a live concern, which is as J bad as tho actual loss of goods, plant and buildings that go i.p iu smolco, or remain a dole ful tribute to the dcviis'uuion of an element against whioli the most elabor ate precaution* yet devised are by no means efficient. That tlioro has boon q vast improvement in tho methods of lire lighting, and tho equipment and or gau.'hauon of tho metropolitan bri- : gades cannot be gainsaid. Outbreaks which have taken placo ncontly and which, although they havo caused en ormous damage would, if opposed only by tho forces and appliances at di...
THE HAND SEPARATOR. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
THE HAND SEPARATOR. The value of a hand separator &lt;V pnnds very largely upon the person who runs it ami cares for the cream. There Is no qii'stion but what the separaW lias its advantages, but in the hands . i a careless person it very soon becomes a detriment. Most of the st\\da«l machines are made to run easily, j»nrl almost as smoothly as a sewing ma chine, but how many after bi*!ng iistU a while turn like a feed chopper, and, for noi.se, a thrashing machino is not in it. Ti.c &lt;voi.bio is generally ori^-> ablrt lr wwlean conditions of tho soar ing and lack of oil. Not that oil is not used, but the oil holes and chan nels hcoomo clogged up and tho oil cannot reach tho gearing. One of llio lir.st tilings a farmer should do after buying jv separator is to get per fectly familiar with overy part of the coaring. This is as important to un derstand as the bow]. Milk very often gets into tho gearing, and this always causes trouble till removed. Watch this, and k...
NOT QUITE APPROPRIATE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
NOT QUITE APPROPRIATE. Uamh;t Fitc&hakcspcarOj th(T author, producer and principal actor in the thrilling drama, ..when Fiorco Assas Sniffed His Gold; or, tho Venr ^oiiiico ot tho Plumber," met a friend in tho Strand the other evening.; "Halloa, Intel" esclnimed tho latter, "i hear that you sucked tho whole of your orchestra last night.0 UYee, silly asses 1" exclaimed the great tra gedian. '"They went and spoiled tho beet Bccno in the whole ploy.'*- .''Good-, nc.HH mo! Whatever forr" "Weil, I told the leader to pick out appropriate for each sceno, and you know, tho thrilling passagn. whor® tha-.Judtf®: condemns mo to death P": "When tho Judge put ou-tho oap, tho pack of uhot® at onoff «Uuw, up, 'Whero Did You Got. That Hat P; ? ?
MPORTANCE OF REGULARITY IN MILKING. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
MPORTANCE OF REGULARITY IN MILKING. In ovorything (regularity is good piaotice, but in good dairying it is im perative. To produce largo and rich yield* of milk is tho solo function of tiio dairy cow, and to do this alio must bo of good dairy type, fed palatable and nutritious teeds and milked clean at regular periods. As© a rulo, tho cow is milked at 6 o'clock of mornings in summer and 7 or 6 o'clock in moromgs in tho win ter. The very unequal periods are made for tho cow by this sun to sun milk ing, and as a consequence, tho quality ot licr milk How and tho length of lier annual period are reduced. The oow can do her best only when milked at equal and regular periods of about 12 hours each tho year round. The full supply of milk is not in the udder ready to b&lt;j drawn out before milking time comes, but two thirds ot | it is produced in the, glands during , tho operation of milking. The ud I dcr, .however, is usually lillod, and the I cow becomes used t»o this, but if the...
CHATS WITH THE COOK. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
CHATS WITH THE COOK To select iv ham.-Pierco through tho thick part with n mont knifo. It tho blado draws out clean, tho na«n is a good one, but if tho fatty subs tance sticks to* it, anothor soloctiou should bo made. It should also havo a sweet rich smell. Aftor making a satisfactory selection, wash and scraoo tho ham until clean, and then lot it stand in fresh water over night. Jn tho morning submerge it in a kettle of nearly boiling water. Lot it cook gently tor an hour, whon you mAy throw in a carrot, if thoro is no ob jection to tho -flavor, also a sprig 01 parsjoy, or a fow cJovus and bay leaves, to smt the taste. When tho meat is done, lot it stand in tho liquor until cool, thus leaving it juicy and tender.. Never boil any salt uual s».vcrJy, Inii keep it at a gentle simmer until dono. To givo tho ham a fine appearance, cover it with breadcrumbs when eoUl, and brown lightly in tho oven. .This not only improves the flavor, li.i makes it possible to serve the same a* baked nam....
ELECTRIC STERILISATION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
ELECTRIC STERILISATION. Tho iroportanco nowadays Attached - ftftor ago-long negloct-to securing milk In a condition as nearly as pus siblo frco from discoso germs of every kind gives special interest to a mod* of olectrio sterilisation invented by u Liverpool doctor. Uithorto tho niodj pursued to proservo milk in full fresh ness of condition for tho considerable length of time ncccssary for its distri bution and consumption has boon to heat tho liquid to a tcmpcraturo whioh kills tho microbes, and then to prevent tho access of further microbe* by so curing it in air-tight bottles, after which tho freshness seems to h»i pre served indefinitely. An objection to tho method is that tho hcatjig of the milk is in effect a cooking pr>coss, which so far changes tho nature of the constituents as to render them loss readily nutritious. Dr. ,1. M. Rcnt tio, of Liverpool, however, .sterilises tho milk by olectrio current, and thus avoids heating it at all.
COOKED OR UNCOOKED FOOD FOR PIGS. WHICH IS BEST? [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
COOKED OR UNCOOKED FOOD FOR PIGS. WHICH IS lilvST? Tho economic value of cuo'.;»ng food for pigs is fri.i]UentJy di>eu»sed, ;IIK! upon tho point. divergent view* ex pressed. AH interesting « xp&lt;rini» nt upon the subject ha> been eomhn-l: «1 by ujio ot the agricultural high schools in Wales, and the results there obtain ed go to indicate that then; is a slight prolit in favour of cooking food. ?-.;x pig** «» re used in tho exp&lt;riimnt. be ing of the largo York^hiro and ii-ric -hire cross. They were (iitven week* 4>IfI at tho beginning. The ration given to lot one was 3\ lb buihd potatoes, 2J ih barley meal; ami to Jot two the same quantities, only tho potatoes weru .raw. in stiflieicnt quantity to last- a week, ami w't'rc supplied cold, whereas iho potatoes in the ca>o of tho e.'cxnd rr» t'on were pulped after lining thorough ly wasln-d. Tho potatoes and rneaf were mixed with wat'T and then sup plied to the pigs. Th«' total gain :n tho case ot tho lot...
HOME-CURED BACON. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
HOME-CURED BACON. kS(iji)0 11nit* ago no referred to a baon curing demonstration held at Hathurst, under the auspices of tlit* leeal A., H.. and P. A> tHv:ition, tho demonstrator hiv 4 M: . 1) Hogarth, of thai city. The pnxvss adopted is one that has been in vogue among certain lainilies in the North of Kngland for ceuturuvs. and may bo considered oiic» of those old family secrets. known only to a limited number. and highly profitable to tin owners. At tho demon-tratum, M pigs ol varying weight, hived, and feeding wmv treated. Some of them weighed under :M) IT.., while a couple turiud iho scale at H10 and 350 lb respectively. All ot iln> Won has since boon out into, and in every ea-o satisfaction has been expressed 'is to the qtiahtv of the pmitiet. One of the owners lias "-old all that ho could spare of the bacon at 1/ per lb, and would make a great I fi ver of selling the hams at I/O p»T lb. The other owners have, so far, refused to sell at any price. Since tho article appea...
JEEP PLOUGHING FOR OATS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
JEEP PLOUGHING FOR OATS. On tho Iron Mountain railroad de monstration farm at Hope, Ark., oat land ploughed four inchcs deep yielded but 23 bushels to tho acre, wlnlo the i»amo land yielded 77 bushels to tho acre. This increase results from tho fact that deep ploughing afforded a better reservoir for soil- water, and dry weather did not delay tho growth. In tho deeper ploughing a larger am ount of moibturu catno in contact with moro soil particles and dissolved luoro plant food. Thero was alao more space for root development, and tho larger root development was enabled to BO euro more moisturo and moro plant food.
BARBED WIRE CUTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
BARBED WIRE CUTS. i-;irin animal-, are always more 01 le.ss liable lo injury irom wu© outs, and it is important to give quick in tention to all such injurits. When the wound i* severe it will pay to em ploy a veterinarian to dres.«i the wound. Where the >erviue>» of a good veteiin arian cannot b-i obtained, fanners w.ii Jutvo lo handle tho cas-e themselves. Miordinary wound will heal it nob interfered with. This interierenco iu;iy be from germs, purasites, med dling with tlio wound, on tho part ol tho man or tho animal itself. ? Tliu ?first tiling to &lt;lo is to stop tho hemorr hage. 'J'his can he accomplished b> a tight hand of clean, white muslin, applied either over or above tho wound. A thread may bo used un der the artery by using a noodle, and ti«>&lt;1. DO not use Hour, dirt, too webs, or anything of that sort on thy wound. They are unnecessary and may prixluco a .serious infection of tho wound. ' Having oln-cked tho bleed ing, remove tho clots of...
MURDER TRIALS. STRIKING SIMILARITY IN CASES [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
MURDER TRIALS. STHIKINCi SIMILARITY IN CASKS In ft letter to tho London "Da.ly Chronicle," Mr. Herbert X. Flewker, 11 ueclecote, Glouoestcr.>hiro, draws attention to tho singular likeness lie tween tho easo of Amy Evelyn itowo, indicted beforu Mr. Justice Coleridge on her own confession at Gloucester Assizes recently for tho murder of her mother in December, 1!>03, and acquit ted, and that of Constanco Kent, con demned nearly fifty years ago for tho itoud Murder. Mr! Flowker writer: - "Tho dramatic trial of Amy Rowe for tho alleged murder of her mother contained many points of interest, lx>th iu law and fact. "Tho easo for the prosecution show ed thero was no evidence whatever 'against tho prisoner except her own confession to tiho matron of the hou.>e at Cardiff, fivo years after her mother'?, death. "During tho trial Mr. F. W. Sher v wood, iu his able defenco on behalf ot his client, raised an interesting legal point, and quoted the caso of Con stanco Kent, tried at Sa...
GOOD SPIRITS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
GOOD SPIRITS. In thoso days one important in gredient of nttractivenoss is npt to j b»i ovorlooked; that is, good spirits. . Kreryono recognises how nuioh can bo done to improve tho comploxion, or tho hands, or hair or figure, by rea sonable euro ami culture; but it is not so well understood how much may ho done for the spirits. Yet who would dujiy that good spirits, joio do viyro, hrigbtmss, a calm, sunny disposition, are eminently attractive? The first thing is to realiso that ij&lt;uh1 spirits aro largely a mattor of will-power, an&lt;l havo little to do with circumstances. No doubt it is hard to he joyous with tho brokers in tho househut wo sec every dav that «sino people manage to be ciioorful, n hen cheerfulness would scom impos sible. And, as a matter of practical experience, we do not find that tho ivr.men with whom the world goes well, who have delightful husbands and chiU good health and plenty of money uv tho most serene. Nearly all cheerful people liko th...
POTTING BUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 23 January 1914
POTTING BUTTER. A practical correspondent, in repJy tc an enquiry, thus describes the uiethod3 he has found successful:-"A vessel intended Jur keeping butter should ho deep, with a mouth not exceedingly 1U indies in width. Butter made foi kcepiug should bo churned from ripen ed cream*;- ; Tlie'tempcraturo -on t)iu day of churning should biT e* low jw possible, and if water can bo obtamed at 50 deg. for washiug, so much tho better. After at least three wash' lugs, during which the butter is rocktd gently to prevent its aggregation, it should bo brined and subsequently placed iu a trough to drain nnd dry. If a butter box is provided for cooling, tfo much tho better, inasmuch as tor keeping the butter should bo quito firm beforo salting and working on tho but ter worker. The salt should be ground almost as fine as Hour, having first been thoroughly dried. It is then distributed on tho butter, after tho roller has been passed over it, at tho rato of three-quarters of an ounce to the pou...