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NORTHERN TASMANIA. Burnie. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
NORTHERN TASMANIA. [FROM, OUR CORRESPONDENT.IB Burnie. Settlers on Chceshunt Estate, near Delo raine, the first property subdivided by the Governmeint, are having a satisfaetory sea son. Oat crops on the North-We.st Coast are yielding well. One grower at Sassa fras obtained 1000 bushels from 10 acres, whilst several other crops have returned 90 bushels per acre. When the steamer Marrawah called at Stanley on the 14th inEt. 241 cases of cheese, 148 boxes of but ter and 28 bales of wool were shipped to Mclhourne. The value of these products Was? £1200, pr £400 -more than for the quantity- shipped the previous week. An increase of 1/ per :ton in. the freight of potatoes, peas oats and turnips from the North-West Coast: to Sydney has been made by the shipping companies. 'CThis brings the freight up to 12/.: Producers are opposed to the increase. Yieldd of potatoes.at iRailton are estimated' lto aver age between 3 and; 4 tons. One of the, farmers?there..uscd lime on his cultivated. land ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
CLARKE ,C 0 (,A,.. Rutkter ' Clarke * SHIffAREERORERS, Ire 311. COLLINS-STREET; AUniversaI-buildings,, Grenfeil-street, Adelaide, and Palac~e-vhambers, Kalgoorlie. CNTý IýTflrV:iR 6+9OTT t;e V O-CQMMONW E&Lrn, .a.1& li Lorr$or1.o;: LUABUT L OTTSO ENGINEERIN(G C10. ' LIMITED, SOUTH MELI3OURNE. M nuffcairero 9f All Olaasri of Machinery. Mining trlaehinery. :Concc@mtrating '.Roicting tau Smeltimag Applinoes a SpectaUty. SpociBeatiqn.s Preparcd and Ectimnate* Givea. PATPSTm4 broR INVENTIONS& CLEM. A.. HRAIC, fl.A.S.MI., 1L.A.1.M.E., PATENT -A&,'rIRN9Y, OOLLIN8" HOU8B, OI O-M 0OLLtKS.3TR1?>)tY, bIaUOnNai&
MARKETS. FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
FARM Alo AD DAIRY PODsu :-litter'.=-'1Tlie aeiianid for cholicest ir a .strong yesterday, and suppilies of that qual Ity were subjected to. a heavy strain, the-. surplus after. requirements had been met; Heinpg smal]l. Other lgrades had a lessee measure of attention, and on" tlihe" whoi'e the general position of the mnarket was Ua:i changed, there .-.being no .movement- .in values. 'Inteir-State orders were of dimin:. islhed'volume, however; and there were only limited offers- on the part of spot operatborm for shipment. ISuperfi??.e fact~y-' biani'ds had .movement at 'll.d.,: primnegrade realised from lid.-to 11id.: and medium -to : good from., 9d. to 10d'., less being. ac:t ceptel .0 fo inferior. " Prime separator.? d it' ter ranged from 8d. to: 9Pd.: and -occa sionall- to 10d.t mediuin and storiekeepersa` mixed -lines .having. trade at from -8d,;to.. 8sd.; heated and inferior, down- to 7.i1d.,, O?Ceese. A- siackening itnthe demand:fTor old m.akes was percentible, hut pa }rices mi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
T C RE IB iGESTIO BEGIN EARLY Misery. and Suffering Follows Neglected Symptoms. This Woman's Health Broke Down 'from Stomach Trouble and she Became Weak and Ill1--Dr. Williams' Pink Pills Restored her .... The best time to begii to cure Indiges tion is when the first symptoms appear. The complaint then responds more quick ly to.treatment, and much ..time and mis ery may be saved. Neglected Indigestion leads to broken down health and -entails much suffering. Treatment may then- be come a matter of months. The correct treatment for .Indigestion is a course• of Dr. Williams' Pills. They .make. the new blood the stomach needs to keep it in tone; they increase the. appe tite and help the system to derive noilri ishment from the. food eaten.. This was the experience of Mrs. Emma Yates, of Eskbank, N.S.W. "Life became an ab solute misery," is the terse - way she de scribed the .state she drifted i to .through neglected Indigestion. Mrs. Yates, who has a well appointed boarding house in Inc...
WIRELESS IN WAR. NEW SIGNALLING METHODS. SIGNAL CAMP AT HEIDELBERG. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
WIRELESS IN WAR. NEW SIGNALLING METHODS. SIGNAL CAMWP.' AT HEIDELBERG. Just as civic communication has evolved( from. despatch riders, carrying veribal and written messages, to te'eiihone and wireless. communication, so with armies in the field the telephone and wireless aplparatus has been adopted to estaiblish wha't is now admitted to be of paramount military iri portance-rapid .and. constant comimunica tion between every unit and head quarters. This capturing o.f ?essages firom the air during manceuvres is the latest addition to, the equipment of signal units, -and may be seen working under service conditions for the first time.'this year ihi Australia. Army signal units have since last January in creased by:50 per cent., and this year more than 500 Victorian army signallers are en camped at Heidelberg, at a point some two miles due north of the'railway station. The numbers this year have been augment ed by the determination .of the mmlitary authorities to concentrate all signal ...
BALLARAT BLIGHTED HOPES. CLAIM TO BE FEDERAL CAPITAL. SIR GEORGE REID FETED. BALLARAT, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
BALLARAT BLICHTED HOPES. OLAIM TO BE :FEDERAL OAPITAL. SirR GEORGE REID FETED. BA LLARAT, Tuesday. Sir George Reid, High Commissioner of Australia, who, with his son, AIr. Douglass Reid, arrived in Ballarat last night as the guest of the mayors of the city and town, was to-day escoi'tcd to places of interest in.the district. The programme included a luncheon at the pavilion of the Botanical Ghrdens. Tlhe mayor of the city (Cr. Brokenshii'e) presided, while the next chairs iwere occupied by the mayor. of ,Ballarat East (Cr. Pittard) and Admiral Bridges, of Trawalla. T-here: was a large aiid representative gathering, including city and town councillors, members of borough and shire councils, officers of bankifig and -charithble instituti ons, progress association and c-thlie bodies - The-mayor of.the city, in proposing the health of the High Commissioner, spoke in very cosmplimen ary terms regarling hi's qualifications for the important positmnn 'w?hich he held as the representatiive ...
THE BERKSHIRE PIG [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
THE BERKSHIRE PIG Like the Shorthorns in producing beeof; the Berkshire in pigs is. the most widely distributed, anid has fully demonstrated its power to accommodate itself to any ex tremes of temperature. More especially id this noted where a sire is required to exer cise a potent influence in cross breeding. So far pig breeders 'have not fully esti mated the predominant importance of seeuring pure bred stock from reliable and proved strains. Breeding from pure stock, especially on the side of the sire, requires to be more highly appreciated and under stood to elevate pig raising and easure more profitable returns. The day of the otvr-fed massive pig is gone. \We now look for quickly maturing pigs, full of vigor, health and high quality "Jesh. This can only be acquired by a shrewd and eireful selection of wellubred stock. The tendency of the day is undoubtedly towards the elimination of excessive fut: in favor of wed streaked, relihhable .t bacon, or luscious pork. Quality of flesh...
BREEDING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
BREEDING NOTES. Two consignments of stud stock from MIr. C. B Griubb, Tasmania, haVe been shipped from Launceston. The fli'st lot comprised seventeen merino rams and ewes for Soutth Africa, and the' other two two-year-old Devon bulls and four Devon heifers foi a Victorian'breeder. ' -. - ' For soiiie time it has been-recognised that the, Royal" Agricultural Society 6f Victoria will sooner or later hai'e ato restrict entries of inferior stock: at the annual -show. In a good many of the sections: anihals with out`'any qualifications oni pedigree bt' a.ap-. peardhane have been entered chiefly! for-the "purpose' of ' offering them at "the' society's annual sales. Frequently additional stalls and loose boxes have been erected in' whioh to house these, and they have 'de tracked iti many ways in the general char-. .acter of tlhe, show. The management now proPoses to restrict efitries to animals re gistered in the stud 'book, st apart for certain breeds, and .bhis should have a tendency to ...
DRAFTING PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
"Eve'ry seasoii we have to crate a:good many pigs for transport,' a eorrespondenit writes, "and we. used: to.have:a great deal. of trouble in getting the pig we w&rited from the feeding lots into the smallerpens, and' from there into thc crate. QOftu it was necessary to drive the pigs around the yard several times, until, pcrhaps, some one of the number was over. heated or injur'ed. Now, instead of having a lot- of?'troibix , we use a device. consisting of' three short. gates hinged together, as shown.n in the sketch. V We use strong door hinges, and three of them. to each -joint. The hinge should be secured to the cleats rather than the panels ofi the sections. This allows each section .to fold over on to the centre piece when not in use.. As will be seen by. Fig.: 1, one section is :4feet long, while the other two are 6 feet lbng. In folding the sections together the short one is folded i;f first, .This.allows the long.one.to lay..nexs` to it. The total-length is 16 feet. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
" SOLOGNUM," THE IDEAL WOOD STAIN AND PRESERVATIVE. Preserves Timber against the deadly ravages of the white ant?-adds yearC to. the life of the woo'l, prevens dry ret, and. lhs antiseptic" pro ,pertics which render it particularly suitable for treatirr. the wcocwork ;n cow* sheds, stalls, poul. fry houses, &e. Also, unequalled as a STAIN, b.sing manufac nlred" in 12 attractive uiades. -Obtainable from all stcr4cepers. WIOT.;RALre AGENTS: IBROORS, RObINSON S Co. Ltd.
DRAUGHTS ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
DRAUGHTS "ITEMS. The liong of conteltion re the international mattcllh,: lughnd . Scdthlind;, has been all?along the qoestion of the duration of the match. Thla English challenge was for a one day's ,natch; the Scot . accepted, the dlhillenge. .conji~ionally for three (lays' ph iy, as inlhoe previotu contests. [t is pribable the meeting of ohampioans will nos. be postponed till Easter, 1915, In the "Ameiictan Checker Player" Alfred Jor dan tells the story of how he came to take up clheckers. It. seems he began the game.at the early age' of 7, and at school he could beat all the boys at both drmughts and chess. After he became associated 'with tihe, City, Nies Room, London, his Play vashbly inlprov-td. '! [Iarry Lidbernmn, who. made his mark in the last American tourney, has annoulined h?is 'inten tion of loeating in Kansas City;, tand the "KaHn sas City Post" says he will be backed for the world's clampionsltip by - the Kaapsas, Chess ani Checker Cltdb. Though i'tatedt?d be only 19 ...
FARM MEMORANDA. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
IFAMRE MAMIORAIHOA r."Everai Browne is disposing of the stock. on hiis Dhurring!e estate, at Toolam .:a., iV public auction. Particulars are gren' in our.advertising. columns. - At a meeting of the Oxley shire council `iY. A ..H. Smith moved, anid Cr. Cook se - onded, that the inspector be requested. to take 'such steps -to enforce the Thistle Act ,s are necessary to effectually protect the )-lroperty of this shire against the threaten ..'d spread of seriously injurious noxious •wveede. The motion was carried. The Minister of Agriculture for Queens land draws attention to the exhibit of wheat that has been got together by his i;li?'ers for despatch to the Argent-Cene'ral. lIe says it will be foun,i to be as line a. lot of .samples as was ever sent by any coun try. The samples are being sent in her inetically sealed tins under the best condi tions. It has been decided to throw open for selection: more Crown lands at Portland. :Thrce are also a few Mallee allotments open for selection...
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
CHAMPIONSHIP --GAMVE. Played in the Victorian eham'pionhllip tourney between Mesr-:'O.,( 0Ccttrcll and A. Watson: "Second Doitble Corner." Blacok.-Cottrell..1 White.--Watson. 11--15 :1- 5 10---26 ;20 - 21 21 19 18 .. 9 30 .-23' 11 .. 8. 15 - 24 5- 14 22-25 2.- 28 258.. 10 2D(a) 25 23 .. 18 5 .. 1 8-11 11-15 6-10 28-32 22 ." 18 5(b) 2 27..2 3 1.. 5 11--6 -153-o 2a5-3 0 ?2 - 28 25 ... . 2 18 23 .. 19 5 .. 0 1- 20 14 -17 80-25 14 - 17 2: 17 21 . 14 8 .15 .. 14 4- 8 .10 17 10 -14 17 - 21 17 .. 13' ,B(c) ;'28'8 15 .. 11 1 .. 10 ' :8 - 11 17 e2 ' 25 - 2? 2- 7 . 20 '22 28. ..19 13'.. 9 10 .. 0 9 14 ;.7 1 -4 ý0" x.22 -- 18 7(d).18 18,, 9 18 :i15 9 .. 5 Black wine, 5 11' 2 -1Q '18 - 23 221.., 18 139 .1219 .. 16 it; ~0..28 a :o?i'iEq i9i bore .generally played. -b. 830..20, .follo?v J;?'; 32..28, will draw. Thd text. move is t lo- . c. 18.1.4 al`o'los1o d. Same as a game that Stewart won from. Fraser. The win is very fine.
AILMENTS OF STOCK. QUESTIONS UPON SPECIFIC CASES PROFESSIONALLY ANSWERED. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
AILMENTS OF STOCK, QUESTIONS UPON SPECIFIC CASES PROFESSIONALLY ANSWIERED. BY. MAW-MAH. Draught IIose Overworked.---Subscriber, Buri yip.-Line-firing and blistering 'the .todons frO? the I:nce to the fetlock on both fore lies would bring about the desired result, p*rovided l.th animal was given a reict in a good grass pad. dock for six months. Blistering would improve the condition, but would not rdlieve the weakL* ness in the fetlocks. WeIl-matched Pair of Poaiea.--4Pi"eahld, T"?dl? ho.-It would be better to stain or dye the, blaze on the other poriy's hece. Tuis could be don( . witbh a solution of permanganate of poitta, the strength depending on the color required. We do not approve of this method of "makqding,' and a white face domc not make a great dtr4 of difference. Cow with Lump in Udder.-N.S.W., King Tslaeul.-Continue to use 'the milking tube top drsw oft the milk, being camful to steriliso Mhe tube by boiling before using. I'aintiug the out side of the udder about the swvd...
THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 31 January 1914
THE WEEK, OME. art of Australia is always in an ., embarrassing state of supposition about its Governor-in a constant fever of expcctation about the personal qualities of the coming man. Is he a genius or a statesman, or a plain ordinary person not likely to give much trouble ? From the speeches made at valedictory banquets given in England to departing politicians who are going out to "preside over the destinies of a great Imperial outpost" one would imagine that a Governor discharged a really weighty and distinguished func tion. If the imperial nominee is a man of commanding parts or energy of character eve have a twinge of apprehension thai, his mission is more i.mperial than Australian, and that' iri the merely oinamental duties devolving "upon a Governor he will chafe for responsibility and endeavor. We are still. wondering what kind of oflicial we may look for in Sir Arthur Lyulph Stanley, the new Governor of Victoria. Now we are throvwn into further -contemplation by the 'sud...