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ANNIVERSARY MEETING CONCLUDED. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
ANNIVERSARY MEETING CONCLUDED. The Anniversary meeting of the A.J.C. was concluded on Monday. The principal event of the day, the An niversary Handicap, run over a mile, went to Lcuron (8.4), who won easi ly by two lengths, from the Northern districts horse Black Prince (0.11), and Blue Gem (8.2). Lcuron started at 8 to 1 in the small field, and show ed a marked improvement on the form he displayed in the mile and a quarter race won by Is'angar on the first day of the meeting. Louron won the same race last year, carrying 7.11. ijo is a fivo-year-old lior.se, by True Bluo-Early Bird, Another winner which showed a marked improvement was Chaste (William Uufus-Kloping Lady), own oil by Bookmaker W. Day, On iSatur ihiy this mun>--full sinter to Bed K»igl|t-opeiieil favourite in I ho Onuiviljo Ktiikes al llosehill, but drift ml, At Hand wick, however, ami ill hotter field, she WHS bucked from 8 to 1 down to the position of favour Itu at .» ('» I; "ml won easily, It Is ruiiiui'kiililo i...
SEPARATING HERE AND IN N.Z. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
SEPARATING HERE AND IN N.Z. t The separate system of separating is not approved l»v u New Zealand authority, i\lr. J. Drysdale, "J notice," said this gentleman the other day at Lisinore, "that: the dairy men of this district separate thoir milk on their own farms, "Howe .separation i.s practically unknown in New Zealand, I was .surprised to sen Ina! the fanners lien- have ljtt)i) separators of (heir own. In New Zealand i lie farmer lakes his milk ti) I lie faelorv, ye!.-, il Weighed and tfOJW' rated there, aud lakes hack the skill)* 4 ^m|wi T&lt;MUi)? Mini llllll-, (I If Hill ili) (I IIH'i) ll,\ Hil| litiiiimi« llllll nililil ilhv]|,h> Jllilhi tlKiIur »|lllti)l^ lildl)))' M III)' miii' hhjhIiihI hi i'l'jiiMiMJiiH Jiy mmiii' ! imuiih*' iiinj hm> Mwwm k IllMIM Id h I Mi t»! bm # wvliil tUMMlwi h iulM III Jjj>> Mil; nJillM'l III!1 I'l'imhiliij my i »|W I mm #M«I MI' mil hifil MHUjflh i# JiuAfj/i'J' in>mi ml!jl)/jl*11)11' Mm-, J lit1 i*!»ii)ijjj))y jiilJif jrijuj ...
Among the Illawarra Cattle. AT THE KIAMA SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
AT THE KIAMA SHOW. By FRANK McCAFFREY. '"Thou crownest the years with Thy .goodness, and Thy paths drop fat ness-the little hills rejoice on every side. The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered over with corn. They shout for joy; they also sing." When the. sweet singer of Israel lifted up his voice in melodious thanksgiving, and praise to the great Creator, the mountains, hills and val leys of Judah may have been in a condition similar to Illawarra at the present moment. At the same time, I am inclined to think that the sing er of Israel would have sung in a uni'erent key if he had been in charge of twenty or thirty head of cattle, wading through the Kiama show pens on Anniversary Day. We have, however, reason to sing and rejoice, for the year has been crowned with goodness. The Illa warra district is at present as a Garden of Eden. It is impossible for anyone to visit illawarra just now without being entranced by the .glori ous beauty of the "little hills....
MILK THAT STANDS WATERING. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
MILK THAT STANDS WATERING. Some milk may bo watered with out bringing it below tlio standard required by law, and Homo shrewd milkmen whose cows give rich millc have boon profiting by this know ledge, but the chemist is 011 his tracks and his little game is likely to be spoiled, Before the Science Congress, which sat in Sydney recently, Mr. G. B. Hendorson, of Brisbane, in a paper 011 the freezing-point of milk, stated that the determination of the freezing-point was useful in distill "Pink Pearl"-A District Typ3. finishing botwooi) naturally poor milks mid watered milks. I In trust, oil that this fiiut would soon lead to tlio prosooiitioii of thosn who addi'jl wutor to iintunilly ridi milk, hut not in fsu/lhdont ijiiiiiititii.'s to hriug tlm inilk hidow th« lugul minimum stand ftnls, Thi> imtnigK composition of thi) milk from ono hm'd lio hud found to h" l.f> j»i»r ''"lit. fat am) l),g )«>>. nojll, solids-not )'nt, tii/i'l) milk i-onhl )wv» 1J) jut will, of \y»l«r Mil'l...
ADMINISTERING THE DAIRIES' ACT. Conflicting Authorities. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
ADMINISTERING THE DAIRIES' ACT. Conflicting Authorities. « Ill iH!l'&lt;!r(!iif(! to some stafcmcnI.h i 11 - dicating ii. conflict of authority ill Hi e working oT tin! Onirics Act, and al leged t(» have arisen between 1,1M; rcs jiocliv&lt;; I'c'prt'.sisiiIvc;k of Mic Hoard of Health tin; Ilurji.1 De ))iir 1,111&lt;;tit, the, president of 1,1M; Board was asked if lies desired l.o mn,k(; any statement for publication. Dr. Ashbiirton Thompson said: "I have ir&lt;fv&lt;;i* haunt &lt;ii' ti.ny conli'n;!,, mid therefore I cannot Hay anything about it. A conflict in not possible. The. dairy inspector has no authority to deal with the sanitary aspect of the question. The business of the dairy ing inspector under the Department of Agriculture, in to give instructions as to the best way of handling niillc HO UH to produce No, i nrciniij the instruction given by the .Health De partment is of quite another kind. The only complaint I have any know...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
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Showing Dogs. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
Showing Dogs. ^Special for "The Land," Robert Kalcski.) Tli&lt;!' -.Muster Show will noon be on iih, and it behoves all breeders having dogS to HllOW to HtlM't gOttillg th(!Ill ready. JVIn.ny a prize in lout with the best of dogs, simply because the own ers don't understand how to get their dogs nj). A fortnight or HO before the show, they tie their (log up in n, clean pluee, wash liini a eonphi of times, and th(!n Icn.d him into the ring to compete agaiiittt dogs which liave had proper preparation. Then, when they get put down, they blame the judge, Thin, of course, applies mostly to I,he ownerH of cattle ami. sheep dogH. Ureeders of fancy varieties make a bnsineHH of Hhowing mostly, HO know n,ll the fine points, it is, however, shown in this young working country, as they are working dogs, and only by constantly seeing them shown can their users learn to detect the genu ine. article from the crossbrcd or mongrel. The iirst thing in showing is to make sure your dog is lit t...
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
NOTES. Three Jersey heifers have been purchased by Mr. J. Drysdale, of New Zealand, at (H) guineas each, from Mr. JI. ~D. O'Meara, of Bungalow, Richmond River, for the N.%. experi mental farm at Wairoa, (iO miles north of Wellington; also three Jer sey cows for 200 guineas, from Mr. J. J. Alcorn, also of the 'Richmond. Mr. Drysdale lias been visiting differ ent agricultural and dairying centres in Australia, with a view of inquiring into various farm and dairy ques tions. Two of the main reasons of his visit were to buy cattle for Wai roa, and to collect information as to the practicability of introducing into a cold climate the famous succulent paspalum that lias spelt so much for the advancement of the Richmond River district. The Berry Butter Factory, which has recently been acquired by a co operative company, composed chiefly of farmers, has an output of about 40 tons of butter per month, and about 140 suppliers. The price asked was £3250, to be paid one-third cash, the second t...
TRAINING A FOAL [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
TRAINING A FOAL Although the Arabs consider tho education of the colt should begin at eighteen months old, it begins in reality at an earlier age. No sooner is a foal born than it is made to swal low two or three eggs. A bystander then takes it up in his arms, and walks up and down in the midst of an almost inconceivable din, which is supposed to accustom it to terrlblo sounds, so that ever after it will bo imperviourj to fright, no matter how terrifying the noises that assail its ears. To teach it to suck, a fig or date soaked in milk slightly salted, is put into its mouth, and when pos sible it is given camel's or cow's or ewe's millc, which is supposed to make the coat more soft and sleek. At eighteen months old the colt is mounted by a child, who takes it to water and to pasture, guiding it with a soft mule's bit, but it is not saddled until it is quite accustomed to tho bridle. Careful owners before allow ing a colt to be mounted by a grown man, have it led up and down for a fo...
Veterinary CONTAGIOUS DISEASE IN CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
Veteriaary P CONTAGIOUS DISEASE IN CATTLE. Correspondents, when asking for advicc on general cases of disease, should be careful to supply the following information: 1. Age and Sex. 2. Date on which sickness commenced. 3. Full symjptoms of disease or injury, with particular reference (when indicated) to the breathing, presence or absence of pain, condition of the bowels. 4. State if other animals are affected. 5. If hand-fed, state nature and quantity of food given, 0. Mention what treatment has been already carried out. Of all the plagues which trouble the dairy cow, contagions abortion is probably the worst. Farmers who arc unfortunate enough to have the diHiiiiHC amongst their stock are in need of all Die assistance ttiat we can give tliem. Their milk yield in vastly decreased iib a matter of course, hut rrows returning to the bull lime after time must cause the farm (!r many a sleepless night when lie lien awake thinking of the future. No wonder that he in ready to jump at any c...
WAGGA. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
WAGGA. Thin branch recommends the prin ciple of payment by th« hour, for all cIuhhch "i harvest work, at the lollowtng rates: (J«»«ral Harvest ITIIIKIh.-Current, I P'!l'. hour lor &lt;54 hours nor week. Machine Drivers.-!* per hour (and where drivers look after their own horses, 7h Oil per week extra). Stock.-- Irt .'Id per hour for compe tent men, 1 board f0,'0y0i"« n,i(!H to include Time of starting to he from wi1(m men leave the homestead, and knock "nJX,T* Time of starting. smoko, meals Mr p ' f-ft, t0 t,w (,niP'&lt;>yor. Mi. (jeorge Lmdon observes- "f "lay hI,ale that the committee who framed this scale, went into the mat '&lt;"? very carefully, and wo ear, com ration Th !° yH"r ("u'n,.H,' &lt;;o,lsiJ« "lUon. J here are .some classes of employment that we have not touch «'l yot, but Will do SO later " Alj rates stated in the Rwri ohvinis are minimum rates. In tiietH where unfavourable climatic conditions prevail, the Union re*T . riyht. to iss...
SHIRE PRESIDENTS. Extraordinary Vacancies. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
SHIRE PRESIDENTS. Extraordinary Vacancies. The Secretary of the Shires Asso ciation (Mr. T. L Campbell) haB in formed tin; YValyett and Murrtun bid^ee Shire Ouncils, in answer to their i11(]11iries that the Association's hon. solicitor, Mr. J. \V. Maund, lma advised that as their president has not beun re-elected as a councillor, therefore an extraordinary vacancy in the oilice of President haw occurred. The proper procedure to adopt in for the councils to lill the vacancies un der sub-section &lt;> of section 35 of the L.(i. Act, and elect a President, who will retire on the last day of Febru ary, I !> 11. The President having ceased to be a councillor, is not a member of the council. At the meet ing at which the President is elected to fill the extraordinary vacancy the council can vote one of the council lors present to the chair, until the election is over, when the newly-elec ted President can preside. The coun cil will also between the 1st and 15th day of Februar...
WELLINGTON VALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
WELLINGTON VALE. The secretary reports : -" This branch favours a weekly wage of £1 per week and keep for labourers em ployed in the fruit-growing industry. "Ke permanent hands, ploughmen, &c., we adhere to £1 per week and Keep, under old conditions, and no ex tras allowed, working days not to be limited to eight hours. .' Altogether the rates seem ridicu lously high, ami carried will be the means of crippling all industries con nected with the land."
LITTLE PLAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
LITTLE PLAINv Hi'solvf)! at nicotine on January 10,-"Tlnit tin' limitation of houm of labour.. J8 Jionr.s pi?r \v&lt;;i>k, sliouM not he I'oiiiiti'iianci'ii in any bram-lt of farm work." Rates Suggested. j''rni( i Innviiij!. J'icccu ork ny.-iinn nmi fruit jiii-kin^. 'J'iir«*Mfiij.;/ Mnilliin' Mi'ii. fi.s |aT .lay a ml foiiml. Hifl'HT aflci I la n i'*l i'I' Dli'ri .. till. jicr hour ami I &lt; 111 in I i ri;:lil limn.-, at llii I'M'.-I I him- mil Hi I In- illli'-l i'fll I . \\ Ihil I I. IH111 >) 11; f I l\S III;; hi u -c i j I ..in,ill .-.i/rii lia I'if f .---. 11 il i/liii'l 11.it \ i v> hi |. . la in 1.1 a | i|il. .'Ma.-I, I i H1111 (11 rIII' |"T 11 a > In &lt; 111.' I i I i i 'i I linn v. 111 I in:! Mil.' Iiulll a:- ui liri Inn \ i' '( 11.? ml >, Mn i/i' I'i.iiii;; li.W I i. 111 ? . i\ >'; jilfi i . w &lt; 11 |. , } inn , . 11 ? m 11 &lt; I li' ,1 11 &lt; ijll i"l, moMvsi nowu. Iijl1, hi'linlrr ii'jioiti' tin' iii!m...
BURRAWANG. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
BURRAWANG. A I; Mm mooting on .January 2!5 a motion wan uarriod,-" That thin branuli coiiHiilorH '25/ por wook and found, and .*t7/ por woolc wlioro work oi'H (I tit I thoniHolvon, HuH'ioiont I'or por inaiKMit farm IiiuiiIh, in liou of .')()/ anil Cli/2 ronpootivoly an adopt,oil l>y tin; union.'' litirmwaiig branch in anxious I,mil; tlio Nap Nap paHt.oral holding, shortly falling in, should lie thrown upon in lO.OOO-aoro lilooks. Any loss at'oa, tlio Hoorntary points out, would ho of no uso unions watorod from tlio Mur rumhid^co.
REEFTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
REEFTON. " Ueefton branch at a special moot ing on Wednesdn.y, 25," writes the mit'voinry, " unanimously decided that it was impossible to have a, fixed rate of wages for farm hanads, especially in the harvest Held as two men sel dom did the name (|uantity of work, and no man should lit! paid for what ho was supposed to do, hut what he did, A larnier should he allowed to give a. man what he considered he was worth, not give a loafer the same wage as a good man. and the hours most; farmers work from 10 to 14 hours a day during stripping opera tions owing to climatic conditions. (n this district about (tin. of rain fell during harvesting. Not one full week was put in, and farmers had to work when they could' Many far mers have been six and seven weeivS and are still stripping, and if the eight-hour system was introduced few would be (hushed now, and much wheat lost and damaged. As it is, many crops have been levelled to the ground with heavy storms and flood water."
COWRA. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
COWRA. At the last meeting of tiie Cowra branch, on the motion of Mr. E. F. Twigg, seconded by Mr. Densmore, Mr. John O'JNeil was appointed secre tary for the balance of the term. At the last meeting on January 21st, it was decided to call a meeting for February 4tli to deal with the R.W.U. claims. Messrs. O'Neil, Twigg, ))us by, and Brien were deputed to give evidence before the Public Works Committee in regard to the removal of the sab? yards to the abattoir area. A resolution was adopted urging the '..'xei-utive to press upon the atten tion of the &lt; iuvenunenl the question of bulk handling of wheal.
STOCKINBINGAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
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KILLING THISTLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 3 February 1911
KILLING THISTLES. The increasing trouble with thistles and other pesta in out cul tivation country makes it worth while drawing attention to an American method of dealing with the same trouble. The Wisconsin Ex periment Station advises that for large areas, cultivation or fallowing without a crop can be used success fully, except on soils which remain too wet. or are so porous that the horizontal roots are too deep to reach with the plough. In many cases the method works well in the latter case. It consists of plough ing deep enoug.i to reach the hori zontal roots four times in a dry season, and oftener if the season is wet. Ploughing may be profit ably begun as soon as a crop is off the ground, that is about now from a local standpoint, especially as the ground should be easy to handle in most parts after the rain. The turned-up paddock wants to be cul tivated regularly to keep down any leaf growth with a spring-tooth har row for choice. It is better than the disc harrow, which has...