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TOWN BAND FETE. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
TOWN B .,\D FETE: Preparations are going ahead satis faetoriyj:'for the Town Band's blne and gold harden fete, which.takes pince next Thursddaynight at' the Botauic Gardens. Arrangements have been made:for a jumble'stall, ice cream, sweets :and refreshments. 'Tho Star Pictu'ro Cp. has been' engaged, and. will. exhibit a special' 'programme of subjects. The effort is' beug made to clear tlo.riand of' its .ebt, and with suitableo' weathor conditions it is ex peotod ;that'tho Gardens will present at very attir o nppearace.
BUTTER FACTORY MANAGERS. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
UUTTEtR FAiCTORIT MANAGOERS. Mri. E. Knox. has resineed his posi tiona' as manier;of f'l thd Grasmere Cheese:-and' Butters Factorv' after a period of:3M years' in the service of the Companv.'durin i which time he suc' ceeded in eiviner satisfnactih to the directors and suniliers. Mr. Knox has 'been ' anointed manacer of the Trafalusr Cheese and Bntter Factory, crie of the largest co-onerative ton cerno in' the Ginosland district. Mr. C. Stoier :of the Trafalkar ,Factory, has bedn anointed to. the manage ment of the Warjnambool Factry, and will take nuo-is duties shortly.
ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
ROWING. Noxt .SaturJay5ifternoon wiill decide the "Manifold'! Fours rowed under the auspices of the localRowsing Club for toroplies donated byi Mesrs. J. C. Manifold and W S. Manifold. Fire crows have been in constant training for the past fortnsnhatl and it is anti cipated that; s1ne' good_ contests widll result. :l Te first. treat ws ill commence at 2.30, and s1m draw will tako place at 2.15. All those takihg ps't.are re uiired to.bo punctuial i. n 4,.,
PAYING FOR FOX SCALPS. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
pAYING FOR. FOX SCALPS. For. yeas past the Coloc Shire Cdouncil has been paying a bonus for fox scalps, but the practice is to be discontinued. At the meeting of the Coloc Shire Council on Monday, Cr. Fulton, said that ihe fact that this shire was paying.a bonus whilst no 6t'lier council within a reaisonable dis tance was doing so was not an equit able oarrahgemnent. -?inchelsea, Leigh, Hyitesbsuy and Hampden Councils did . not pay a bonus. Ho ovbred that, the resolution providig for the bonus be discontinued forthwith. .This was seconded by. Ci. Cockerli Cr. Hancock ventuied the opinioni that if the bonus were discontinuedl it would mean a tro Smondous increase in foxes in the foresft. in fact, tlhe foiest would be oveirun:-withd. the pest.; The, nmotion was carried.
HIGH SCHOOLS IN DENMARK. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
s! ' 'ithidl descripition of dih'at 'rii `kni"rii s s tho 'Peonld's 'High Schiools" of Deimitiahr ?as- given oi T'ruesdiay,:nightdin th : eourse of a lee t uro;at,MDelbourni6,Hii School .by MIr J, S. .hliortonc.as noted English iiithortt en ieducani. These people's liib schols arc scattered 'troigIh coithhfie couiintryhi fh iinubr of be teien hiG nd 80, ildtliefibyare aitteid d i. irmimarily~ibypiidult',?mien aifdi=ito miien lowh are raccustomedýeadli;year to ;leCye.tleirifatrnl anil trades in ;or dlo''to'spieni fr'omti.? to .,tllsOrcomontlri illn cserolh: oft'c .r 'feuio _ . n si.?al ti gti, s i. ate DiiTedcti of Ed_ c;ation, l?Oited otobt ;? otluiciiing tlhe (Itio er; is, o~tl ii1fi rki'tng :people; more "pa)rttio flarl, 'theidairy. farmers,; are so eagr:id;er mlirace thef:advat apes .fo.ult rireedtucation? They coiea an'd;?eincuilti?ral' eiuca'tioi, .as thliey did to ýome p t ent; but tht eir th ;t for,' general ecto aicti"s eveon stroinger. r . iornton txpriedsed the opinionitt'...
MILITARY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
*MI LITARY NOTES. SSergeaoit-Majo. C,. C ailey,, i pf the inefruotionial -taff,. formerly *stationed nt: .arrnambool; who has beenitrans ferred to Himilton. Tho NC.O. is at taohed to tho.?mamilton'.squadron of Liglt Hlorse, arid will adt as instructor to that corpsii Sbrgeant-Mijor Bailey, has been on-the inst'euctidhal staff for fours yenas. : Staff., Sergtant-Major .Simnionds-'has been appointed to wcrk the western half bdittilioti of thb 71st Infantry, comprising IHamiltoni Warr nanmbool, Ca?nprdmowh and'Colao de tacnhents. His lieadquartors- will be in Warranmbool. '
"SPYING OUT THE LAND." [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
"iSIYN0G OUTTHI l LAND.'.. Mr.i' J.L . Coulson; ,Who hails fiom' thu district about Edmonton, a city of 75,000 :inhkabitants;,- hidi ,is tho. can ital, the 1 prvinco of Alberts, 1in Caida, accompanied by one of tis sonis was 'iying out the land" about Clistertoni durind g last -:eek (states the "Qostirto Nes):This was:in course of.:a touir .ofinspection, in which has already,'ben included Queenslaridi Now Souith:li e?tos ind :nuny a irts of ,Vic ioria, and whidcltis. no :boing extend od thbr6migh !Soitft ahnd:3est, Australia. The? object of.tlho ,tour isto 'pick out blind .whidi Mr. -Coulsoni proposes to .neiluir ,for-settlementb thereon, more particlatl .writraithlaview to handling and :raisiil i stockc?, pspcuially: cattloe. .Dhe ,istor,'vry. "learly a' haird-lihad edM busiiesis man; '. tlhoroughly itp* in stock"h ndll o aindlig?ati?? ent in which ie hisscarsriedl- oii;estkeilive' busimiess -in" Canada .:nd' thli Uited States,. is c mor th:iin: favor rl3 s iniree i d with the Comm...
Farmers Should be Students. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
Farmers Should be Students. S'It , is aa wvell -nown y f ict that th ing stands still for any great lenigth' of time things either go forward and. improve, or, go b ackwards, and deteriorate. .. '. ' '. If a lawyer has ambition to become a better lawyer, he does' not diminish. his study of the law, 'but rather in-, creases it. If a doctor .would attain to' the highest pinnacle of his profes sion, he does not practice; medicine as it was taught and practiced 100 years ago, but he'reads 'and studies Sthe new ideas as advanced by known Sleaders and experimenters' of to-day. SCarpenters, printers, stone-masons, miners; mierchants-all have discarded i old and oiit'cf date"methods for new er and more economical ways in Swhich-to do their work. IS THE FARMER GARELESS? Have we as farmers kept ip the Sprocession 'Let us inivestigate, ' Do men who wish to ibcome' farmers, in the.great majority of cases, think it necessary'to go through a prescribed r gourse of study ? They do not. Do 1 they r...
CROP ROTATION OF PERMANENT BENEFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
CROPROTATION OF PERMANENT , BENEFIT, 1. C. Doneghue; Prof. of Agronomy; North Dakota Agricultural College. . While all the causes of low .yields of the small grains cannot be, remov ed,: practically Ull that are of imme diate importance i can be ,. controlled in large measure , by a well-planned system of"crop rotation. When crops are grown in rotation ' and proper tillagg methods are followed, they will-suffer less.from dry weather than when they are grown. continuously. l'rop rotation is usually of more im portance' thlauthe "m'ethods of tillage used in ,this respect, .although both are important. ,In most rotations more roughage is produced .than 'can be disposed 'of by the work st?o 'on thie farm'. Hence, imore animals must be;kept:and more manure; produced ,to return to the land to keep,up,the supply of organic matter. The organ ic mattel in the, soil . may' also . be maintined" ,by growing,grasses aind legumes, (plover, Iucerne, Peas); in the rotation. Inasmuch as not enough m...
THE FARM. SUB-SOILING WITH EXPLOSIVES. SOME PRACTICAL HINTS ON THEIR USE. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
THE FARM. SUB-SOILING WITH EXPLOSIVES. SOME PRACTICAL HINTS ON THEIR USE. It is well to realise that land is boughlt or leased according to its surface measurement, and if we cani succeed' in, making 'the under-soils 'contribute a share towards the pro duction of better crops, we are add ing to the producing area of our farms in the most economical way possible. Land is getting very dear on the surface, and to get the best possible returns per acre- we must, on all' our stiffer" soils or those un derlaid, by "hard-pan," break up thi sub-soils to allow -the roots of the plants a full range for root growth. Farming by dynamite has. caught on in. the. United States, and is spread ing throughout Canada and Mexico like a prairie fire. It.seems a stra?ge way of making the 'ground hrin. forth its produce in plenty, but there is no getting, away from the fact that it acts. Doubtless the man who tried the trick .first and met with success was quite ii the.dark as to why it suc ceeded. It- is...
CLEAN OUT THE MENTAL COBWEBS. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
CLEAN OUT rTHE. MINTAL t?4J. l , " , E3o Sam Walter Iross uses rliymn t read farmers a very Isefil ! ":.,'d and, one that should be heeded rmnr than it. is ? "Yes; elean yer house, and clean y.r shed, And clean yer barn in ev'ry part , But brush the cobwebs from yer head. -Andsweep the snowbanks from .S', heart. Yes, when spring cleanin' cmeIs around Bring,: forth the duster amil the broom, :.. But: rake yer foggy notions down. And sweep yer dusty soul of gll ."" "Hoard's Dairymuln." Poultry Note :-Don't hang Ot to the old hens?i get rid of them. Near the door' of a living room on a successfuliKansas ranch is a oitt' which reads thus : "The reaom; r?", succeed who mind .their own mti.es is;because they have so little cnapr tito." truel 1910.
CURRENT NEWS. FIRE AT CROSSLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
i. ; -esKtainied .haeavy loth during Monday night, when the whole of the buildings at their new slaughter house, Crossley, wore destroyed by fire together with several cgrcasee of beef ?'?tdaobut 20 carcases-of 4heep. WLte':'ise place was left, the previous evening. everything seemed perfectly afe,` and there is not 'the slightest olue as to how the fire originated, though some suspicion has been arous dl by .fde fact that both buildings were ron fii'"athe same time. The build ings had just been completed, and were thoroughly up-to?date, the cop pers being in fire-proof endI?.ures, the meat room was fly-proof, and tie nmec hanici'-: contrivances: : reduced the handling 'of the' moat to a nmininum. In addition to the stock mentioned, there was a large quantity of tallow, hides and other material connected r*ith : tho business.: The piroprietors overo awaiting the arrival of the in spector. before insuring the .premises. id"it means a total loss to theii' of froim £300 to £350. The fi...
DOMINIONS COMMISSION EVIDENCE IN LONDON. MEAT AND FRUIT. (Reuter's Telegram). London, Jan. 21. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
DOMINIONS COMMISSION EVIDENCE IN LONDON. '" '"MEAT AND FRUIT. .:'(Reuter's Telegrasi). SLZndon,iJan. 21. .,Giving evidence beforo the Domin ions .Commission yesterday, Mr. Gil bert Anderson, representng the incor porated meat .iniportrs, . complained of tho multiplicity. of. brands, which necessitated 'doely in the -sorting of carcases: He suggested thit small con signments should be grouped. ..Mir. Geor'ge Munroe, fruit mor chaint of Covent Garden, combated a statement made by Mr. Hume 'Cook, ii 'Melbournie, on May 2nd;' in which so accused Covent Gardein auctioneers of selling to .the disadvantage of Aus traliahn: shippers.:. Mr.- Muniroe de nounced Mr. Cook's statement ,s tireposterous. -
CHRIST CHURCH SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
OHRIST OHUROH SUNDAY S'. SCHOOL PICNIO. C :: STlie annual/uicnic of th6e Christ :' S;'unda :School to Port FAirv willbe h'. "-'hld To-Yay,; vn i a e'"special train will leave'ildrrniamboot for, Port S Fair'i at 9.30 a.n.. returning -from S'; Poi tFairv at 7,, i. ..The fare for. " adults 'willbe 216 aid for iimiorasun-: :"dei.l6? 11/3.'-Ticketaimav be obtained S''?? 1 » eati' rst' Bastians'.Giras' Colosseum, 3 'J. Ward's arid L; Biiress'. -Mr. J. '. .,L'Worland is the hbn.' secreta'ry;
FERTILITY OF VOLCANIC SOILS. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 22 January 1914
S FERTILITY OF VOLOANIC ;ks V 'A SOILS. ". ienOce proves beyond 'ques -tion," ??tes Dr. Olherrv in "Victorian "Agrjculture,"' "that taken as a whole the wolcanic;soils are much above the average in fertility. Freqtiently a littTe°tith'i'f 'this soil lying'-in other 'geological formations is:known locally as the 'green hill' or by' some equally oharaoteristio title. Although many samples d6 not indicate any very greait'uper iorty oas far as the results of chemical analysis go, still the pro portion of.,,the different' plant, foods resent an 'readily available formni is higher than in soils of different originl The dust and ashes which are continu ;i ally being ejected from volcanoes even ri::ii?-pr i ds of comparative quiescence, a?l'?i eon:carried by the drift of the prevailing winds away from the west ern. quadrants-of' the compits :Henc' itwillbe found that in most of'.our. ,?k??iotbolciinoes the richest land I is' found on.the eastern half of the cir ,cumference. The.extremely ri...