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KERANG STOCK MARKET. Friday, Dec. 11th. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 18 December 1914
KItUANG STOCK . MARKET. Friday, Dec. 11th. I Andrew S. Muir and Co: report I having lield "tlieir usual fdrttiifflitly ] sale at their yards on the above date, | for which only a small yarding of both sheep and cattle .came forward. There was a Rood demand for fat sheep, and prices obtained were fully equal to best lale' rates. Pat cattle met with keen competition, and prices ruld firm at last market rates. Quo tations :-Sheep.-Fat lambs, lis 6d. Cattle.- Kat cows, to £6 16s; fat heifers, to £3 10s; bulls, £l 12s. Privately since last report we have sold :- 23 mixed cattle, 219 merino ewes and lambs, ] 50 crossbred \vca llers, 156 fat ewes and wethers, 32 fat sheep, 540 crossbred ewes, 45 Lincoln rams, 102 crossbred ewes, 31 weaners
District News. MACORNA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 18 December 1914
District News. _ (Ffom our Correspondents.) MACORNA. A meeting of tlie Ma'corna Pro gress A,ssociation was held on Fri day. night, Mr. Darval I presiding". ' Thdtown water supply was con : siuered satisfactory during tlie hot spell, and the caretaker thanked for his attention to the plant. Further progress was made with the Macorna-Mead telephone prelimi naries, and this, important work should, soon materialise, It was decided to ask the council to at tend to a small drainage trouble. Tlie animal meeting takes place next week, when the officers will take place. The .School Committee met on Monday iiight'drid decided to. take the necessary steps to have a teacher's residence built near the school. An " indoor picnic" was held in the I.O.R. Hall on Saturday, in aid of the Baptist Church Organ Fund, which proved a great success both financially and atherwise, the management being in the capable hands of Mrs. J. Dimstan and Miss O'Brien. The profit is expected to reach 10. . The Mncsrna...
COMMERCIAL. DISTRICT MARKETS. CO[?]UNA STOCK MARKET. Tuesday, 8th. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 18 December 1914
COMMERCIAL. DISTRICT MARKETS. COllUN'A STOCK MAKKKT. Tuesday, 8th. Geo. A. Hence & Co. report having held their usual monthly stock sale at Krant/,'s yard*, Column, on the apove date, when a fair yarding of cattle forward. There was a Rood attend ance of buyers from all parts, and prices showed a distinct improve ment 011 our last sale. Store steers, from 2,'tf to 3 yrs, to £-\ 17s Cd; store COW'S, to ,£3; yotuiK cattle to 35s. Pirs.-A Rood yarding forward, and prices also showed an improvement on iate rates, The demand for feeders was strong, bill for smaller -sorts was not so keen. Forward conditioned feeders made from 12s 6d to 22s; smaller to 7s (id. Poultry.-Turkeys, to 13s per pair; hens, to 3s; ducks, to -Is.
Tennis. [We are always glad to publish reports of any district sproting events that may be sent us by secretaries of clubs,—Ed. "F.W."] THE COHUNA DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. K. [?]ROOP V. COHUNA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 18 December 1914
! \\ c nro always glad to publish reports of any iliMnct sportinu cvi nts that may " l"S\Vl sccrclaru;s M filths.-?-].;&lt;!. T1IK COHUNA DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. 0 Kj JKOOP V. COHUNA, The Column team journeyed to Koroop last Saturday, ami secured n win. The Rents could not finish their sets through darkness selling in, but as they were well in the lead the result could not he affected. The luncheon, provided l>y the Koroop ladies was much appre ciated. Scores: Gents.- Kinur anil Harris beat H. Uobinson and Guy, 9-2; beat Barnett and \V. Robinson, 9-2. Irvine and Douglas beat H. Robin son and Guy, 9-4; beat \V. Robin sod and Barnett, 9-2; beat Grimes Bros., 9-3. Fraser and M'Farlane beat Grimes Bros., 9-8; beat II. Robinson and Guy, 9-8. Ladies.- Mrs. Hutchinson and "Miss" Douglas lost to Mitaes Guy, 1-6 ; lost to Mrs. Robinson and Miss Robinson, 2-6.
'Jarwick the Prodigal," CHAPTER [?] (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 18 December 1914
'Jarwick the Prodigal" r B* TOM GALLOS, Antbor of tterley," "Kiddy," " A Prinoe of linnce," " The Kingdom of Hate," etc.. CHAPTER I (Continued.) " They won't take yon," I replied, irriinly; " they'll challenge, and then ; I left him with' hii flshibg : rod; . Handing v.-,th's 'vddle-dl the path, . 'i''/''.' r "lplesr.i ?? V af-tvti him. ? I ct:niico had beeup , 1 good to bo Io«t. Moreover,- he had -^lven ma hia nro iniso that he would not soy in which direction I had gone, or assist in any way in my recapture. To make sure o[ liira, however, I walked straight up '.lie path, as'though fully intending to 'M in that direction; and then doub i. tl iibout. when X got out of his sight, mid made for the valley. 1 look those ridiculous flies off the !nit nt the earliest opportunity, and went on with' renewed conildence. dunging 't>y hands into the pockets, 1 fotinii a little money, which the eld erly gentleman in his excitement had fjriiottcii. Armed with that, I went ill.in to the villa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 18 December 1914
MOiRLEY JOHNSON S, : Ilbuse Furnishing Specialists j 3 We are no\V making; a Specialty of ; Write;for our Special List. We will submit you samples for Vcrali(T;\lf Blinds in Cotton Duck, Sail Canvas, or Fancy Striped Duck. Made complete with Pulleys, Cords, Poles, Brackets, Cleats, Straps, Screws, etc., ready for fixing. j : MADE IN OUR OWN FACTORY Fly Wire Doors. Extension Wire Window Screens. ! Sleeping Out Beds, Camp Stretchers, Deck Chairs, j Lounges, Verandah Chairs, Garden Seats i Swing. Chairs, Bamboo Blinds in all sizes. ; i We Stock Stoves, Enamel Baths, Copper Furnaces. i 835=* The LargestFurnishing Warehouse in Northern Victoria CHEAPEST FOR CASH. MOST LIBERAL FOR TERMS. MORLEY JOHNSON'S Mitche» StaffiNDIGa i . / - ~i :-; 11-; " ; ~~ gCHOLJEN BROS., 1 '.(Sons of late G.J, SCIIOLTEN). i MANUFACTURERS OF FIRST-CLASS S BUGGIES - PHAETONS - GIGS - ETC. REPAIRS ALL EXECUTED by FIRST-CLASS TRADESMEN, j OUR GIGS arc the BEST and EASIEST-RIDING IN i VICTORIA, and the PRICES arc f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 18 December 1914
S. F. Hyde THE DECORATOR, PAINTER, [ PAPER HANGER . AND s&lGX WRITER,* . 3>esh'es .tt> aiobfy. the Public that he is v uow established in new premises in KING .'KMVARn.'SrRRKT, COHIW.V WALIJPAPERS. Newestiiml nio.si; attractiveilesu^is., Saiupte book sent to am*, part of the ' . district free. j OILS AND COLORS, ' The best quality in Paints ami Varnishes, Colors and Brushwnre. GLASS Cut to Anv Size. COACH & MOTOR PAINTING A Specialty. Note'AtUlress: .Kins? Kd\var&lt;l Street, Next Private .Hospital. Cooke Brothers, MACORNA. Cnti supplv Anv Machine that isl Used &lt;»i M Kirm. ;u>d will he pleasi-il t'VstH!.' prices. ;CH1 uar . iri^ ' ' Drills V " Iianous, Binders, Lucerne Cultivators, Windmills, Alston's, Separators, all sizes, Milking Machines, Simplex, Oil Engines, Hornsbv, Sewing Machines and Pianos, Wer theim, ChaffcuUers and Horse works. Saw Benelies, sliding top, Corncrushets, from six bags per hour, .£10 10s Plows, fr- orchard, field o...
CHAPTER II. "HONOUR THY FATHER!" [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 18 December 1914
CHAPTER II. "HONOUR THY FATHBBL" I have been in many tight place1 during a sorawhat adventurous car eer; but I thinli that that was the lightest. , At the sound of the ap proaching steps I had blown out the light: and I stood there, in a sjlrango house, with n murdered man a; my feet, and with the knowledge that in a moment or two I must be discovered. I was 50 paralysed with fear that I dared not even make for the window; more than that, I had a sickening re menibrance of the policeman who had looked in at the gate. I backed into % corner of the room, in the darkness nnd awaited events. They were cruelly slow in' gcttinc '?> the room, those footsteps. I crouched there, waiting and thinking hard, and counting the footsteps as they came on up the stairs. . And then a new Bound broke in and mingled with them -a sound that called back in a mom ent,. even in that time of terror, an old remembrance, and which awoltc strange speculations in my mind. It was the tap of a stick. In the dr...
THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, December 18, 1914. CHRISTMAS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 18 December 1914
THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, December 18, 1914. CHRISTMAS. THE hever;endi»g years come and go in sadly swift succession, hurry ing almost everything onward as by a resistless tide to the ocean of oblivion, but Christmas and all that it signifies remains with us for ever. It seems to be the most per manent of all our institutions. There is hardly..any change even in its outward celebration. The religious ceremonies that will usher it in next 1'riday are almost identi cally the ceremonies with which it was observed fifteen hundred years ago. Nor does the social cheerful, ness and dulight tlia gathers, like an atmosphere around this greatest and oldest of all our annual civic fts/.vities lose any of. its ancient warmth and intensity/ Drought cannot affect it, au&lt;l even the din of war serves but to emphasise its divine significance. There is not an institution in the land, mid scarcely now a corner of the whole earth, where its benignant spirit does not visibly enter a...
A Fatal Fit. MAN DROWNED AT COHUNA [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 18 December 1914
A Fatal Fit. MAN DROWNED AT COHUNA A tall and powerful-looking man &nbsp; named Mortimer Parmenter, a la borer employed on the Cohuna sec tion of the Elmore-Cohuna railway met his death on Sunday by acci dental drowning. Parmenter, who was attached to a tree-felling and clearing gang who are operating near the Cohuna township, was camped near Keely's old slaughter yard. On Sunday morning he was seized with fits, but he was sitting on his bed appar ently quite well again when his mates left him to go into the town for dinner. Missing him on their return a search was made, when he was discovered lying face down ward in the Barr Creek near by. He was quite dead. On the bank was a wash basin. The inference was that the unfortunate fellow had gone to the creek to wash while his companions were away, had been overcome by another seizure, and falling into the shallow water had been drowned. The body was brought by Con stable Naughtin to the Cohuna Ho tel, where it was subsequently ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 January 1915
THE "ISELBA" TEA ROOMS. - Mnin Street, CO II UN A. - Ilig-Ii-Clnsa Confectionery, FRUITS, DRINKS, Ami >. AFTERNOON' TEA SUI'PBRS r O R D A N C E R t Catered for. , v t* A. AND B. II A I, I,. j H. S. K. WARP. ' 24 to 33 SPENCER STREET | MELBOURNE. GRAIN CHAFF & POTATO MERCHANT. F - , Lucerne Specialist H Manufacturer of "HA-WA"! : Oat Flakes and " CORN BIRD Oatmeal. These are obtainable from all the leading Grocers in the Sutes. t James Carlyon, Saddle, Harneaa & Collar maker kerang. IRISHES to notify that he has an immense stock of harness and saddlery that lie is o.Teringat the lowest possible prices. No rub bish. *"-!i as is advertised by Mel linn-n- _ bapers and ironmongers, > ' cii t'.ear at any price. . is a large buyer of the very L- : material-imports all hw own mouuts, etc., and is therefore able to sell at prices far below those charged by small tradesmen in up country towns. ! All hand-sewn. No machine work If you want any good reliable saddlery- and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 January 1915
JOHN MCKENZIE KING, The Universal Provider, For Xmas Toys and Gifts. Dolls. Dolls' Prams. Dolls. Dolls' Prams. Musical Toys. Mechanical Toys. Musical Toys. Daisy Rifles. Boxes of Handkerchiefs. ,Work Baskets. Perfumes. Boxes of Soap: Trinket Boxesi Jewel Boxes. Watches. Clocks. A Good Selection of Glass and E*P. Ware, You are invited to pay a Visit of Inspection, remembering that your presence puts" you under no obligation to buy. \ . NEW GOODS! Now being Opened up by W. H. KIEL & CO. (Late M. TREACY & SONS), GUNBOWER. '"THESE .Goods are all selected with the greatest care regarding suitability for Climatic and Seasonable Conditions, and we cordially (f? invite you to call and Inspect the Latest in Materials and Styles, which you will find marked at very moderate prices. We list a few of our MANY UP-TO-DATE PURCHASES, for the NEW SEASON ' Dress Materials, In Floral and printed Crepes, Zephyrs, Delaines, Poplins in all shades, Tussore, China and Japan Silks, Floral an...
THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, January 1, 1915. 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 January 1915
THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, January 1, 1915. 1914. No one will regret the passing of 1914. It lias been an evil year for all of us. It will go clown to future ages conspicuously distinguished as the year of the outbreak of the Great World War - the most san guine and awful in all history. In the north of the state it will long be remembered as representing onc_ of Australia's most ruinous drou ghts. And yet as, in the Divine economy, good is made to spring out of evil- even the very worst the year 1914 may some day have for the local ar well as for the gene ral historian a not unpleasant recol lection. For it may come to sig nify the starting point of many im portant reforms and changes that may have a 'profoundly beneficial influence " far on in summers that Ave shall not see." For one thing, it is pretty certain to give a tre mendous impetus to Australia irri gation. An enormous,.-expansion of the artificial watering system will assuredly date from the ex periences of the ...
THE MURRAY WATERS QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 January 1915
TIIK MURRAY WATERS QUESTION. The President submitted it report re the recent deputation on the question of locking the Murray and conserving water generally. It was one of the most representative gatherings he had ever attended, and he paid a high tribute to the A.N.A. (the organisers) for the splendid way the whole matter had been handled. Cr. M'lntyre endorsed these r marks, and said that the Waran liasin and all head works of water conservation schemes slionlil lie made national works. The nreat jjood accomplished by irriKalion re flected itself in cities and right llirotiffhoul the State, and it was only fair that the national treasury should hear the cost of all head works. .
THE ELMORE-COHUNA RAILWAY. FLOUTING THE PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 January 1915
THE ELMORE-COHUNA RAILWAY. FLOUTING TIIK PEOPLE. Cr. M'Intyre moved that the sec retary write to the Railway Depart ment, asking for information as to the departmental intentions with regard to the naming of the stations 011 the Elmore-Cohuna line. The council had been requested, on be half of the ratepayers, to urge that the names of parishes hi dhered to as near as possible. If t.depart ment persisted in the new names proposed, action would be taken to petition the Governor-in-Council to retain the names desired. He (Cr. M'Intyre) wanted a definite reply, and the ratepayers would then know what to do. The Secretary stated that he had seen the powers that be in respect to the matter. The department took a stand against naming any new station with a name that sounded like any- other railway station in the Commonwealth. It led to endless confusion. Cr. Martin seconded the motion, which wTis carried, and Cr. M'In tyre remarked that the way the i railway authorities flouted the wishes ...
Others See Us. MOREITE ON COHUNA [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 January 1915
tim Others See Us. - MOREITB ON GOHUNA j^Bahvays interesting, and some j^Birofitable, though'not always to our pride, to see our sc^B and tilings common and fa through the spectacles of a .sjMjfer. In. the following we are v^Med a glimpse-it is but a G^Hpse-of Coliuna as it strikes >^Knind of " An Elmoreite - HI more contractor who has flpjob of clearing the track of the *"f'ii(\vay line from Elmore to Cohu . p notes a marked difference for ' liie better between the dry areis s/iround Elmore and the green grass 'areas in the irrigation district. He -was especially struck with the land 'scape at Mr Wilson's, Gunbower' 'Station, where.there are large ex panses of lucerne tliat did .the EI nioreite's eyes good to dwell upon, and the contractor's old roan horse developed steeplechasing capabili ties hitherto unexpected in its de termination to sample the green stuff, so rarely seen, much less munched, Campaspewards of late. Here water had to be pumped this season to serve the lucerne...
Horton Tennis Club. CONCERT AND COMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 January 1915
Horton Tennis Club. CONCERT AND COMEDY. . The prospects of this interesting entertainment were somewhat mar red by inclement weather. In fact "flvifwin'd'"stbrm!raii&lt;rrorren cinl rain of the day previous threatened to spoil it altogether. In one respect it did. For hardly one of the Pyramid and Macorna singers who were advertised to take part in the first or concert part of the pro gramme put in .an appearance, which could only be attributed to this cause. Whether so or not, it was rather disappointing to the i large and enthusiastic audience, who, however, were very indulgent 'in view of the bad state of the roads. Fortunately the Kerang artists couragiously kept their pro mises, and turned up in full strength. Though scheduled to carry out only the second, or dram atic part of the programme, they generously came forward and filled the gaps as they arose out of tlieir own resourceful repertoire. Need less to say tlieir obliging efforts were much appreciated. Mr. S. Gordo...
Departure of Rev. R. H. Simmons FAREWELL SOCIAL AND PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 January 1915
Departure of Rev. R. H. j Simmons IvVMFAVKIJ, SOCIAL AND \pRKSENTATION. A farewell social gathering of the congregation of Craninor (An glican) elmrcli was held at the Re chabite hall at the close of the con firmation service on . Wednesday night, 23nl, to take farewell of the Rev. R. H. Simmons, who has been appointed to the curacy of St. John's church, Kootscray. The Bishop of the diocese( Dr, Langley ) took the chair. He was sure, he said, that he would be subjected to a good deal of criticism for removing their mtnis ter, who had so endeared himself to them, to another parish. Such transfers, though unpleasant, were necessary. When he appointed Mr Simmons to Cohuna he was con fident he would do the work to the greatest extent of his power. That ' confidence had been fully realised. Mr Simmons was leaving the par ish at his own free will and in or der to obtain increased experience for the work for which he was so well qualified. He( the Bishop) had, however, secured their form e...
Mead Annual Sports and Picnic. A SUCCESSFUL DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 January 1915
Mead Annual Sports and Picnic. A SUCCHSSI-Ur, DAY. The Committee of management have every reason to to be pleased, with the results of their annual Sports and Basket Picnic, which was was held on Monday afternoon on grounds near the Hall. Mr C. A. Schier, as .Secretary, had ninde the customary arrangements with his usual thoroughness, and the re suit was a good attendance and an enjoyable day. The proceeds are to be divided between the Hall and the Patriotic Funds. The sports kept the company closely occupied during most of the afternoon. The entrees were nu merous and the competitions keen. This was particularly the case with the Sheffield Handicap, which was run off in three heats. A. Suther land won the 1st, 1$. Monday, 2nd, and I-Iagin, 3rd. The final was won by Sutherland. D. Suther land won the High Jump, and al so the exciting Sheaf-throwing competition. In addition to these there were many minor and juven ile events The al fresco meal up on the grass was not the least en joy...