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EGGS FOR WINTER USE. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 7 January 1915

EGGS FOR WINTER USE. Kggs preserved in a water-glass solu tion will keep almost perfectly for sev eral months. They will poach nearly aw well a.s fresh cggH, although tho taste is a trifle more lint after long storage. These are the conclusions of the Missouri College of Agriculture after a careful investigation of various methods of storing eggs for winter use. Wator-ghiBS i» purchased in liquor form. One quart is euough to presorvo twenty dozens of eggs. For this num ber a five-gallon stone or earthenware (•rock is the most satisfactory rocop tacle. Heat ton quarts of water to the boiling point and allow it to cool. Thou pour tlio water into tho crock, add one quart of water-glass ami mix tho two. The solutiou is thon ready for the eggs. Place the eggs in tho water-glass solu tion each day as soon as they aro laid. Use only naturally clean, not washed, fresh eggs, Whon the crock is filled to within two inches of tho top of the solution, cover and store in a cool dry place until wi...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ANIMALS THAT KNOW WHAT THEY NEED. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 7 January 1915

ANIMALS THAT KNOW WHAT THEY NEED. Tlio instinct which animnls possess generally serves their purpose just as v.-olI an the reasoning faculty in man. Kspecially in this so when tho animals become afflicted, for they frequently, and with unerring instinct, prescribe for themselves, searching out that par ticular hurl) or plant or kind of soil which will quickly make them well. We have licen told how tho inongooHO euros himself, when bitten by a cobra, by eating a certain plant, and many of »:< havo seen a sick dog bury himself in tho dirt, thereby to overcome some af fection. Animals get rid of- their para sites by using dust, mud, clay, etc. Those .suffering from fever restrict their diet, keep <•)niot, seek darkness, and airy placos, drink water, and some times even plunge into it. When ft dog has lost, its appetite he cats that spe cies of grass known as dog-grass. Cats also eat grass, catnip, etc., when thoy feel the need of a tonic. Sheep and c.ows, when ill...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HUMUS IN THE ORCHARD. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

HUMUS IN THE ORCHARD. U )k IV". Ui'.v reasons like tho present that 111"' l1euelit.s ot humus in tlio soil are most) rpparent. w hen the ground is geUiivj, just a little too hard for cultivati'V, with (lie dust mulch threat ening U- ''to clod mulch, and a very thin out *t thiit, it is a treat to fuel tlio macV.i'ic si.ilt into a patch ol' Kofi mellow which works up liko tlio proverlnU ;\h1i lied, and gives evidence of moi?',*;:-'u .stored below. And it is not onl.i f tie teamster wlio appreciates it; the !")rats know the difference, and it is to.'! fu one that tin: trees 111 that spot shi.i stronger growth and have grcenur :'i'aves and hotter fruit than those i'! 'be hard patches. 'J'his is tho elfo''1'' of humus. Humus it is that lio'sl.' llie water like a sponge, keeps t!':■ ijiinei'al particles of tlie soil, from ruWug together like a cake, and forms a wi'table medium for the growth of henefW'\l bacteria —tlio "life" of tho soil. W.'imiiB, we know, is organic matter 15 .process o...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

Stone Jars Ohlv# Straw Color from Age. BOLS GIN PURE AND VERY WHOLESOME. DISTILLERY ESTABLISHED OVER 335 YEARS. MAGNIER'S Pure French Grape VBRANDY Cognac The Original House of STEWART, Edinburgh Founded 1779. Stewart's Whisky A STRAIGHT TIP " DRIJ4K STiiWA.'-.TS i I'liKI'OTUAL CAI.I.NDAk I'tiNCII.CASI: WfTH PCM, PCNCfC AND CtlALLn &5>*~ IIHMHW Price Nine Pcnce, \*e pay |<Mia;:e anywhere. A Renerally uicfut novelty. It n lead j*octl, a pfiMder, a pen acd a «cmce*''ic traier, all fitting inui'I)* >nto the cue Ti.f P«r{vctu(il C^l.ndar n •••.;> handy- A revolving ferrule u n ihc fi'v ih' nmiiili ami then .my date _Tb5 ^V*■^j'-J»j^{•Sif'-'-t.. >-lrlbr,unLy FOU FIRE, ACCIDENT, EMPLOY EES' LIABILITY, WORK • EES COM PEN'S ATI ON IN STANCE. ACTIVE AGENTS WANTED WHERE A:OT R KI'K ESENTEU FULL PARTICULARS application to— DALGETY ® CO. LTD*, MELBOURNE. (Managers for Victoria). SCHRECK'S POULTICE. SCHRECK'S POULTICE. Cuu Guru TUBERCULAR JOINTS. '.-KHSOKKb SUlUiB,...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE REARING OF CALVES. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

THE REARING OF CALVES. There are satisfactory indications among dairy farmers that they are now inclining more towards.tlie brooding of their own stock in plnce of tlio old- hap hazard* system of having to go into the goneral market to/keep up their herds. - In response to inquiriosfor calf rearing information, that given here with has been compiled from : inter views with men' wlio.. are acknowledged to bo successful. Olio of "these in giv ing ii.snbtos of his experience, says the calf is a-greedy animal, and that is why there is often a great temptation to give it more than it can properly handle. Overfeeding is submitted as one of the main reasons why so many fail in raising good calves on separator milk. Calves from: 3. to 5 weeks of age will consume from 10 to 12 lb: of milk llaily; from fi to 8weoks old, II to 36 lb. daily; and from 3 months old, from 18 to 20 lb. The skim milk should be always warm and swoct. It is im possible to.'rear good calves oil separa tor milk that is ...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SWIMMING. TEACH YOUR CHILDREN TO SWIM SOME INSTRUCTIONS OF VALUE. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

SWIMMING. tkaori vul'k c'jijldkkx to swim . siimk instkivtions of vali-j;. The present i" an opportune time lor some instructions on swimming. I»isr j injr till' Christmas ;unl New Year lioli da'vs a h:i11' do/en or more pcrr-ons have j los'i tlicir lives through drowning. Tin' \'orcjii<T ( l*i. i .'oloj in summing i'(» I'.VO cases of drowning at ill" Morgii" on Sal iir.|:iy, said Unit he thoughs il ■ IkmiI'I III' ol' every 's edu cation to In- lailgll! swimming. l'ilr' I • I, t s Hh'JUi.i also S"0 Hint this Was.llollC. ;''ii it wji- jiii r>:r<'||cnt .^nmni'T junuhc Th»' ''(jinrHT \vni> on to say ■' |' tlm: il .'-hoiil-l mad, | ■ •ompulsor-.'. and yi-t til.- sens'- ol' tlic , -'-'111> 1'- nu^lit to show how valuable it j j,." The art i'-li- In-low gives full i dire.-lions lio-.v lo I i-:n-li -'''II' I" \„ A u-.( r:i ii:i ii lad worthy of hi; nam,- should :i llu-.v himself lo rem-li lin age of I'll without bei ng able to swim. It in, i!•-'-< ...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXXIV. [?]EF[?] BEHIND. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

THE MASTER PASSION. UllAiM'EU AXXIV, liKKI 1JKH1MJ. ilia's who'.o thoughts wnt concen trated on escaiung Irom tho opera-house without being seen by Uis Dovurol. lie hud lelt Ins hUill wiiio time ago, bill aiio pursued by the lcar Hint ho might be hanging about U;it>LiriK timid j^lnncOM right and Ml in search ol him. »hu cut Lord Unveiley <.Ie::tl. Jlc stood .still in open-mouthed astonishment, a-. soon oh tin- quartet liatl pn^sc-tJ, mill never recovered UU In; caught .siglit i» Duvuri'l, wiiil w.'.s ohl'.gi-d to exert him wir tor tear of losing him. "What's (lie matter;' ' i;i I:itIkt ;im ungracious milliner as the vis-ronnt but tonholed him. "Look thwM" with n "o'-l i'1 !'m liontl in I'la Duval's directum. Devoid':. luce ,"rcw stony, anil I lie pitiless look came into Ins e\"'-. "Wlint ol it!"' "\V)int ol It;-' .love- >oii take it calmly. ll beats aiivtliiug 1 1 ver heard til. Alter tin? oilier in::hl you know." " 'lunch pilch'- yon know 11 e P'-t. Good night, I l...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
STRIKING WHILE HOT. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

STRIKING 'VHJiiK HOT. A certain little irirl line! been ill lor Homo time. Not su terribly ill, but enough thut she couldn't go to .school• and had to stay in bed, and got a groat dual of potting and indulgence.( The other day -die said to her nioth er: "Alauinui, I want papa to buy 1110 a dog. *Not a little dog, lint a great big bulldog." "Well, dearie, smiled the mother, wo will have to see about that after a while." ; "No, I want it no>v." "Don't you thinl; you'd better wail till you're.well?" "No mamma, I don't. The sicker I ain, the more likely papa will ho to on.? It ioi- me."

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

AmrnTm? •LX V/ JL XVU. ^tOPIES of the " Cressy and Lismore Pioneer " may be obtained at S. H. MASON'S General Store, Creasy. A. G. PROUBF00T & TURNER^ Barristers sad Solicitors, COLLINS &OUSR, 3S0 COLLINS ST. MELBOURNE Tit. TURNER vjrifxs Crewiv 1£K<»U L LARLV- on the FIRST'SATUR DAY and foJJowing XSssiday is eivch month. Crassy Agetsfc—JOHN M'KENMffi Land and Commisete'i! Agent. K. .. Certificated Cfaantanana Efurse^ j HAS aceomuwrfiation for Patiento. I Medical, Ee^icsl an<2 Jfjdv/ifery li at "Bsaicmab" Pbivate Koepitai, ! Bbeac. i Baker and CttEfectioner„ MJVEHHSSST STHS2.1T, CHEESX Gcs&j <fl«'Zjir(Orfl»3 to eTferjf part s^T <2ic aSsirict. C'sAeting <?«£««c the tfeerieofc sioiacfc. , 0ni2tl a opecic:ity. ! ^"S3POIffS*AW*iI. Bran azsi3 Pc??sr<3 £&r ' JL SSsflefa sr,y<gKstetiiy. ©irec-l lZce 4&e BiflTn, Give your order at once and ; u®re Esior.cy. Pfcwie Ko. 111. ■ "...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
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NOTES ON NATURE. "THE PERMANENT EGO." [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

NOTES ON NATURE. Uy "N;ilurnli»l." "THE J'ERAJAiN'KXT KCJO.'' Our morn is its I lie rising of tlio sun That sheds a lialo where before was night; Kroin silent powor, our early hour.-, arc spun, Soon to bo vested in a broader liglit. Through sons of tumuli may wo steer our boam, . J.iy mountain ln-'.ght ascend. iiei. scones to greot; 'Alid forest wild, by rushing torrent, stream, Arouse tlio Furies to their envious feet. Hut on we pass to beauteous fields 0/' day, To surely lin<l a brooding peace o'er spread; Whoi'o Health and Purity together play, While quiet skies, solt gatlior over head. The day is ours t' ennohlo or to nuir; To sot in sorrow or enrich tlie liar. The accumulation of natural virtues is the privilege of human genius. To say that we may generate virtue is barely tlio truth. With a world full of activity and .influence there lies open to the mind and heart :i veritable harvest field of wealth, and tins is tlio day ol the reaper. J am told occasionally that ...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ALMOST CURED. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

ALMOST CURED. I "'ihzd nay dyspepsia almost cured cnee," said Crabbe. '"But yoiH couldn't atand the iiSiet, eh t" asked Flabbe. ! "'Weli, it was this way," ex pisSaed Cvzbbe. "Dr. Pilter '.aSviised rae to eat chopped oat calm I ordered a box, and afterJ iesfsssgffchena for a week I felt i I tine. When Bridget Bald the; <eakm were zone I had her bring' i Ese km the foas o® that I eouM get j S&e (same ssd order more, feat I; newer s3iL«g$ ith« ®rde?."" j "Wfay sunt?" snqtiired Fl&bbe„ Ufee cakes were helping you." $. found/* eaad Crabbe, iook- j faffifxek afctlsereeolleetion, "that ] £ feM been ezisrzg dog-biscuit." '3'fee Sreaiyme smre council has &ees feekier than many neigh hewing sMres. They have re~ sawed a So vern merit grant of £15-$ towards naainfcsnance <ef averts to sxilx&aj? ata&css. F'teraro fees feroken sufc among fee eattle at Barongaroolr, in the •f'jifist e<K2u.-£ry Boi:,fcb of Colae. Xfee propert...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

FOR WOMEN ; : (l).v "AmbrosiiKf.") Wall Vinson, i If in clover American writer ol proso in_rhyme, • ploasantiy satirises many olvtlfo -foibles and lollies oi tins latter day ago. In a recent i contribution on titled "J. lie (Jan JJpon or." lie says:—' This handy tool, the household pet, wo ply with skill-and speed; ,and in the i .modern- kitcliouotto it's -really. all wu | need. J lit; sinning tool that opens cansrinjiltcs household work a. joko; it supersedes-tlio pots unci pans,.-tlio i stoves that used to sniolco. ; In oldon. i times, tlio tolling wivos wore,always.on their lout; tlicy wore away their weary lives preparing things to eat. Thoy ln<-;d the nu.at, they: halted the bea us, cooked the spuds, and wist; they had no tiiuo lor magazines, lor euchre, • britige, or whisfc. : l.low fortunate tlio modern wife, with many a leisure hour, For she can lill with glue lior lile, or .iniiqiiish in hcr.bowor. And when at nvmng. conies her man, lmpationt lor the eats, shr' s...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
QUITE SAFE. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

QUITE5 SAFS. The McTavish family eagerly watched Mr McTavish carving the turkey—none so eagerly, however, as the dog, for that in telligent animal never took hi3 eyes off the bird. Suddenly the knife slipped,and aenfc a fragment; of poultry roll ing or the floor. i " Miehty me," cried McTavish, j " the leg —my awn favorite bit! j The dog'll get it." ""No, father," said the young est of t'fae family, "he'll no get it. Fife {jot my foot on it."

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NEWS SUMMARY [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

: NEWS SUMMARY •. John Hraine, ■ lloort, ngcd vl ••(voar», i-tviis: accidentally shot-in iho log • by his brother on Thursday. He-,was re moved to .llendigo hospital, and' it is [ bolieralHint v-iirnpntntion nill " prove i nccehstCr.v• The Ind's condition ms•.s©ri-• 011b'. 'Hie Mimstoi.'ol Lv.boi lus^icccived i a petition, asking lor the exemption ol i vtlio Uimnin^jinmc riding of tlio Shire ol Tamho Irom tlio necessity lor observ ing tlio - biiturdiiy Imli holiday. TJit; ])otition has no't been. signed by a ma jority of the Hbup-kooperx awl'cannot Ijo gryntcd. - ■ ' ' .* A.,r Mr, • Fnisor, . .Nc\v- Zealand. Govwrn mont-.-S>tatist, reporting oil tho JJomin .wheat- - eequlr&mcntSj snys that taking tlio slocks us itHcurtmnud in iSnv emhoiv puis the Government importa tions this next months, and the estima ted viold ol tlio cunuit harvest in Now Zealand. wheat stocks will lie ex hausted liv thy end ol November next. ■■Unemployed smgle men held another meeting /it the Hro...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Cressy Telephone Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

Cressy Telephone Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. j No, 1—J. Prowse and Sons 2—Fred Phillips 3—Roff Batterbury _ 4—E. C. Earleg 5—Cressy Hotel (Mrs Bown) 6—J. W. Chesterfield 7—Western Plains Farmers' Co-operative Pty., Ltd., Station Road 8—S. Carney 9—Railway Coffee Palace 10—John Calvert, Weering 11—E. Berry 12—C. H. Mason 13—S. F. Lsigh and Co 14—Mrs H. Meehan 15—Cressy Private Hospital 16—Dr. Wood It's easier to provide for the I inner man than the outer woman. The woman who postpones love 'must be very sura either of the man or of herself. j A btilloclc driver in a court case ! recently prave his vocation as an axen conductor. Social fact is making your company feel thoroughly at home even though you thoroughly wish they were. * The poultry industry in this State has long been in need of organisation, and breeders have always lacked practical instruc tion. There is practically an un limited field for the poultry far mer, and resources of Victoria have never been exploited. Aus tr...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

special Clearing ©O OF WOMEN'S AND CHlL«JtBN'S tats, Millinery, Flowers, Women's "White Muslin and Cambric Costumes. Also Print an I Znhvr S '< i -1 * nl TItjim »isUVt f faita Linsn ai i W.iip :i-.l -ScirU, Crjirn S»r,ii Skirt*, VV.1 itt j.psoK3 fath Coat atiJ Skirt, VVnite Crepa Coit an 1 Skirl. FORMER PRICE .'SO/-, REDUCED TO !L\. Ladies' White M rutin an I Silk Blomu, LtU%t' U i*k SCvma Sid |ght Underskirts Groatly Ciiti!rin'* I'viii. V ntJ WiM.C r.n< I nnt Dressev lioy.-i' Khaki Siilor Suits ait i Tamr> .'■Tor/ilk Cmli Spatial Line of Ladiei' Wnite Cat'.on Puplia Cojrt .Sh».w » tS/0. Aus kildren's White Cotton Poplin Hints and Shou. S. hT MASON .GENERAL STORE, CRESS"T. W. C. R. WILSON, hairdresser a tobacconist. tall St., Cressy, op. Mason's Store. >EGS to announce that he has in Stock a large rsmrtri'tr.t of all ' the leading brands of Tobacco, Cigars, Cigarettes, &c., &c. ■ Pipes in endless variety. Cigarette anil Cigar Ficlderc, .j ...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
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THE MARKETS. BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. January 8, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

THE MARKETS. BALLARAT WHOLES/JXK PRO DUCE MARKET Januarys, 1015. A. M. Greenfield and Co. report :— The produce markets have opened quietly since the holidays. Deliveries have been light, the mijority of the farmers around nit having completed harvesting. The rain! have consider ably dam iged the late hay and barley cropH. Wheat is firm at 0/3 to 7/. Satnple3 suitable for Reed are in request, but it is difficult to secure any quantity. Oats are firm and are making np to 4/3 for good heavy feed. Medium, 3/9 to 3/11. Seed sorfcs are enquired for, but are hard to secure from -1/G to 4/9, the latter for choice. Peas nominally 6/ for hand threshed Dims Barley is very firm, and best Cheva lier malting would realise 5/S, medium to good 4/9 to 5/3. Cape also fa linn, at up to 4/6 for malting, feed sorts 4/ to 4/4. Potatoes : The old crap is firrslied, and new ones are coming forward fairly freely to a moderate demand. Values range from £5/10 to £6/10 according to variety. Hay.—Very firm at ...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
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JUDICIOUS USE OF PAINT. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

JUDICIOUS USE OF PAINT. I 'hero is probably no ono point more neglected by I liD avorago iarmcr tliaii tli<? judicious 11so ol i>aiut, not only on Ins house and outbuildings, but also on macliuiory and various agricultural implement. It is perhaps tho rulo rather than llio exception 111 some noc uous to see houses and agricultural im plements on Lho J arm sadly in lioea ot paint.. llio idoa sooms to bo pre valent that paint in used only for ornu- I mental purposes, and its use is regard- 1 ed a luxury, rather than a necessity. Wlulo pamt does, ol course, serve tlio purpose ol improving tlio appearance ol property, it in lar inoro uselul lor pioteolion than lor ornament. A small amount ol money and work ox- I ponded in keeping a valuable pieco ot machinery properly painted, will add greatly to the length ol its lile. Tlio samo may lie said of buildings. Anoth er iisotuJ object which is accomplished by painting is tho improved sanitary conditions ol buildings and outbuil...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
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OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

OF RURAL INTEREST (By "llu.sticua.") I Some interesting statistics coneei innir tiio production oi potatoes in \ ictor.a mm m,uk' av»''»l'Ie. i'or tin, season, the production was tons, valued at £70-1 or L't per ton. 'lho average jnr ! rjj m sons in this .State is 2.W» tons an acre. The area planted last year was 17 acres. I his average yield, winch is n'so Jnst on that of the Commonwealth, W absurdly low compared with other countries. i t may bo hit M"J.v a 11 n bw ted to tlic, use ol faulty see-d, improper fertilising. and to-' inm'lcquat<> methods of cultivation. Tin; general practice of selecting seed t mm the pit is which is conducive u, i„>()1- yields. \Vhen tubers ;tre thus chosen indiscrim inately, it is impossibJe (o determine their jw rentage. '.I'hoy in iiv have been dug from a vigorous plant, which will reproduce its good qualities and re turn a payable result. On the other hand, It is equally probable that the seed lias come. trom weak stock ol a low yi...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
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TURF TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 14 January 1915

TURF TOPICS. (By "Flomington.") ' Ono- of tlio most interesting horsvH in llii' big Autumn sprints this year in Land of Song, an importod chestnut horse, which iH fluid to have, coat Mr. X. F.ilkiner £'1,000 in the old country. So fur Land of Hong has not been seen in public in Australia, but is now in full worlt nt CanMield willi n view to Autumn engagements. Uis chief per formance was the winning of the Irish I*<■ rI>v and it was after this perform ance that. Mr. fc'alkiner purchased iiiin. In I'/.'-V. tul • r.a:'.i 61: .Sung occupied box in tlit\ same stable as the unbeaten Tetrach, and wiion it was found that (lie phenomenal grey could not be got ready for the Two Thousand it was de cided to make Land of Song the stable representative in that race, though it was not of course pretended that lie was in the same class as the champion. Land of Song succeeded in running n close fourth in the Two Thousand, and it was certainly something to have got so close in' a classi...

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