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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
SWEET ORANGE JAM. Six large oranges cut in very thin J slices ; remove the pips and put into ; a preserving pan. Pour over nine | pints of water, auil let stand all j uigbt. Put on to cook next day, and ( let boil until quite tendor ; then put | in 61b crystal sugar aud cook tor j nbout two hours-or until it jellies. This is a well-tested recipe, aud tbo roughly recommended. . H09. |
TREELIKE MEN. CLOTHED IN BARK AND FIBRE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
TREELIKE MEN. CLOTH LCI) IN DAHK AND FI1UIB. Tho Hov. Cccil V. F" Hall, who recently returned to England after iv remarkable advonturo uniong "'0 I'nnnibuls of New Guinea. to Is th. story of his discoveries. in the lava's a,,iclo:-';Al.i.o^.(]iI J* oxpcctoO to can., n &lt;- -. . sntionnl and uneonvcnt.onal in Uo innermost recesses of tlmt greni. tract of land «'hicl. '» cullv known ns Now ('"'"en, )1(,t prepared for tlmt which I novv looKon as wonderful and almost inconceivable. Vet T havo the evi dence of ray own eyes, and I know that I have found truth which stranger than fiction. In the days of my youth, it was study, stuo, study, but the spirit of adventure wMch Is within mo took action, and I literally find to travel. As a result of 'my studies T am "the Rev, Cecil Hull," 11.A ." but I am, first and foremost, t'ecil Hall, traveller and explorer. _ It was a pearl-diving expedition which started nie on my venture-] some journey to New CJuinen. A desire to see this land le...
CONGEALED MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
CONGEALED MILK. Milk frozen into cubes weighing 20 I or 30 pounds apiece is a new idea adopted in the Brazilian province of Minas, Geraes, from .. which section I Rio do Janeiro draws _^nost of its . milk supply, says '.'The Toronto," I Ont., Telegram. The milk' is sterilised first and then is frozen ''intd' blocks. A nnraber of these cubes are placed in cans having insulated walls hold ing about 300 quarts. The caps aire then hermetically scaled.and arc Cool ed' to 39 degrees Fah. It is said that milk shipped aftor this treatment will stand a journey of from fifteen to twenty days without injurious effect, and that the melted milln blocks taste just like fresh milk. "The Milk. Reporter." kcl
MILKING CAPACITY. ITS TRANSMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
MILKING CAPACITY. ITS TRANSMISSION. Following upon a notable paper by t>" lumps Wilson, ot the Royal Col lege of Science, Up0n tbe way in which colour is xahncii^ Shorthorns, the same authority now deals with the way in which milk yield is inherited. That is, milk from which a larger' or smaller quantity of-butter can he produced. "Most of our cattle yield milk which contains on the average about 3.7 per cent, of butter-fat ; but Jer seys yield milk containing on the average about 5 per cent. There arc many individual fluctuations in both breeds, but these figures are about the average. In Ireland, as in other j parts of Britain, there arc many Jer sey-Shorthorn crosses'. During the last two or three years we have been able to get the milk of a number of these analysed, and it is found to contain about 4.2 or 4.3 per cent, of butter-fat on the average. Individual fluctuations have been found as low i as 3.9 per cent, and as high as 1.7, but the average is as stated. "This fact is...
CHAPTER X. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
CHAPTER X. Three days after Barnes had ar rived at Crackingstone with Sir Pe ter, the situation stood thus : Barnes admired Edwina, and loved her splen did inheritance. He had never looked upon himself as the future Duke of Chiltern. His knowledge of aristo cratic institutions was too limited to allow him to speculate on the pro bable death of Lord Chester as the means of elevating him to one of the - l.i - (Wii,iniui. " Ill fact, so far an mere position went, Barnes was well satisfied with that which he had. He lacked only money and lands, and these, as lie easily in ferred from Sir Peter's skilful re marks, he would win with Ivlwina's band. As for Edwina, she confessed to herself that Gerald Lovering, though he was certain to be a duke, was not half so fascinating in his personality as Vane Prance. Prance was impetuous and overpowering in his love-since she opened the way for him to be so. Barnes-or Lovering,' as she knew him-was cold and cal culating. But his appearance was credi...
USE OF FREE NITROGEN. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
TJSB OP FREE NITROGEN. Some of the European countries are particularly interested in the manufacture of sulphatd of ammonia. Sulphate of ammonia contains, on the average, about 20 per cent, ni trogen, and is quite frequently a very efficient fertiliser. A new plant for the manufacture of this highly nitrogenous fertiliser has just been organised in Norway with a capital stock of over two and one-half mil lion dollars. It aims to turn out an nually 10,000 tons of sulphate. To do so it will be able to use enormous quantities of the free nitrogen of the air. The farmer who grows lucerne, clover, cowpeas, and other legumes is every year adding value to the farm and to the products of the farm, for legumes arc transformers of free nitrogen just' as the factory is. While sulphate of ammonia will be used by those in intensive ' farming operations, it will be many years be fore the average American farmer will need to rely for his nitrogen up on the manufactured forms-that is, of course, if...
HYGIENIC MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
HYGIENIC MILK. According to a French authority standard hygienic milk should have been put through the following pro cesses. 1. Analysis and testing to remove watered, skimmed, soured or low grade milk. 2. Filtering or straining to remove taechanical impurities such as hairs, dust, etc. 3. Pasteurisation at a temperature above 176 degrees Pah. and immedi ate cooling to about 40 degrees to destroy pathogenic microbes, such as those of tuberculosis, diphtheria, typhoid fever, etc. 4. Bottling or sealing in sterilised containers. It should then be kept at a low temperature until sold. The first country to establish this standard for milk was the Argentine Republic, which enacted statutory re gulations as long ago as 1890. These .were soon followed hy similar laws in. various European countries. In I Argentina the treatment described lias become obligatory. -"Chicago Produce."
GETTING THE BEST VALUE FROM MANURE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
GETTING THE BEST VALUE FROM MANURE. When proper att. rUiun. is giwn to the manure it can i>e of i;roat .alue to the farmer, but whoa it is neuyctcd handled ;ir ih^ ri^Ut time, much of its wuiiii a fc;u!irer is lost, and the presence o: a manure pile has harmful effects upon the cows and their milk. Much damage roraes from permitting the manure io accumulate in the barn, aud care'u» regard must be had that the manure is removed early and to the proper place. The value of manure as a fertilise* lies in the soluble salts contained therein. These salts contain ammonia and potash, and can all be dissolved by water. If manure is piled in the barnyard where rains and snows can wash it, or where streams or drain age can wet it from underneath, all the soluble salts will be dissolved out When manure is spread upon a field the rain washes tlies* valuable sub ftances into the pruund, where the* are needed by the props. When the manure is piled in the barnyard the rains wash the valuable sal...
FACTS ABOUT SILOS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
FACTS ABOUT 8ILO8. A ton ot silage occupies about fifty cubic feet, while a tone of hay stared In the mow occupies 400 cubic feet (Bays the "Homestead"). On this 8» ols eight tons of ensilage may be stored In the space required for on« ton of hay. On general principles It may be said that the silo should he built comparatively deep, because In that case the ensflage settles much more solidly, and therefore keeps bet ter. It will scarcely pay to build si silo 10BS than ten feet in diameter and 20 feet deep. This will hold 2S tons, and would keep eight cows for a perl of of six months, feeding 40 pounds per head daily. A silo 12 feet In di ameter and 24 feet deep holds 49 tons, and this amount ot silage would feed 13 cows, foi a period of six months, feeding at the rate of 40 pounds per head dally. Reckoning the weight of ensilage at 50 cubic feet per ton, and allowing the consumption of 35 or 40 pounds per head daily, it Is an easy matter to reckon out the required Bize of a eilo to ...
FOR THE FARMER. VALUE OF LUCERNE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
FOR THE FARMEB. VALUE OF LUCERNE, T*w people know the roal value oJ good lueeiuo laud, not only its cajmr bilitles, but lion- to uurso It BO that it ..vlll be a yielding power for many rear* The life of Juccrne cannot be jjced with a hard and fast rulo, bo cause so much depends on the qual ?ly and depth of soil, the climate, and. ilio treatment it gets. If grown for hay, its life is, naturally, shorter than. If fed off by stock. Good lucerne hay is cut when just in flower, and cutting it in this state weakens the roots to some degree. If fed judiciously to :itoch-fed so that nothing is wasted -and the Htock taken oft in good tlmu\ it tends to strengthen the plant, and! i.o extend the shoots. Then after every, iiioiver or application of water, a. ;reater number of leaves grow. The . !>ost plan is to divide the lucerne pad dock into a number of folds, bo that It will conveniently carry the sheep without crowding them with movablo As soon as one fold is crop lied c!o*e enough, Hie s...
CLEANLINESS IS NEXT TO GODLINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
CLEANLINESS IS NEXT TO GODLI NESS. A c!car. body induces a c'ean mind. A clean body is attained by the use of water and a unod soap. The only question is. 44 What Soap?" Rexona So p is the best soap. Ita manuf»ctu»era is the most modern and meat scientific. It combines the qualities of the beat germ«destroying powers with tho most dainty odor and appearance. Rexona Skin and Facia] Soap ia the only medicated s» ap which is pleaiing as' a general toilet aoap. A daily bath with water and Rexona SOAP makes tht&lt; u&ei clean. He is not only free from dirt, but from disease germs. His clean and healthy akin ensures a healthy body. Cleanliness of mind should follow. So uae Kexona Soap in your daily bath. ' Rexona Soap, King of all Soaps. la per Tablet. Sold by Leek and Or&ig, Merchant*, Wrfdderburn,
MINING. RICH FIND NEAR WEDDERBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
MINING. RICH FIND NEAR WEDDER BURN. In these days of mininc; depression it is refreshing to hear of a find Buch »« is reported to have been made at Barrakee South, bv a party of pros pectors which cni.aiats of Messrs Cerchi and W H Nicholas, of Tn(;le wood, and Stewart, of Wedderburn. In this case fjo'd is not the metal which is expected to be the wealth producer, but a mineral named wolf ram, which is used in the process of transforming iron into steel and for case-hardening and other similar pnr poses. Full particulars of the find are nob yet to hand, but it appears that the discovery was made when gold was heing prospected for on the properties of Messrs Tyler and Stewart. Five outcrops of the mineral, which some what resembles coal in appearance, have been opened up md proved to » depth of a few feel. The wolfram, | which also contnina r. littlu gold and J bismuth (which Ktter is exspedinely I valuable), IB present, in Inrgc bodies. j and as it is worth nearly £!00 per ton J in ...
GARDENING. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
GARDENING. By John Hassall. Gardening Is one of the finest oc cupations in the world. I realise this regularly every yeur about the time when tho postman begins to decorate my doormat with seed catalogues, and I become so i'.ceu '*ui it that 1 neglect my work to study all the beautiful flowers thai jrmv to such gratifying maturity on tlit: adored plates. Why (lowers should do BO well on colored plates when they usually do so ill In llo\. er-potn, is one of those numerous mysteries which tend to make gardening what It, is. Bui there they are, and I, us a gardener who knows a good tiling when ho sees it, and never sees it in his own garden, am bound to admire them. But 1 never buy anything from the seed merchants nowadays. 1 daren't. Once upon a time, before I knew the colored plates were only intended to brighten up the catalogues, 1 l>ruiglu some pansy seeds and set them with easy confidence and u small trowel in my back garden. Soiuo ot t!w .> s came up quite quickly - wiih t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
SUFFERED AGONY WITH HEAD AOHES. " I . highly recommend Chamberlain'* Tablet to anyone who suffers from head aches," aays Mrs M K Berry, Marl borough Road, Victorian Valley, Tas mania. . I suffered agony witli head aches and tiied almust everything. Nn thing did me any good until a friend recoiuinendedJCJlmniberlain's Tablets and they soon put me right again. Now 1 would not be without u box of.Ohauibor Iain's Tablets in the house, i n Sold by Leek and Craig,^Merchants, Wedderburn. "PLYALINE" Spray for Vegetation. As a Spray this preparation has no equal, and it has been proved be yond any shadow of Si GOli Jt that 60 per cent is being added aiiiraally to their Crops by all Grchardists, Vig nerons, Market Gardeners and ether Growers of Fruit or Vegetables who use Spray as directed. It abolishes Blight, Aphis, Scale and many other complaints of vegetation. IT IS VERY CHEAP MD WITHIN THE REACH OF ALL. Spray your Fru t, Vegetables and Potatoes with " FLYAl INE " SPRAY for vegetation. Ab...
NATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
NATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS. Australians, like others, have their tMlU anil their defects. We never Mteve In cloaking them (writes the ".onday Times"), for that is not the ..y to build up a great honest, right .Mklng nation. In some . other lands . KJIHerent course |s pursued by the JT*S3. and not to the advantage of tftose who are flattered. Allowing for fill deficiencies, Australians can fairly «Hlm to compare favorably enough With the peoples of other countries. One or two traits ot inherited local .fciraeter are no'able us a matter of .ontrast. For example, our "sports" arc against defeating an opponent in the sporting or athletic arena by or mere talk. They desire to Win on" merit, not by their mouths. Tfeey cherish a belief in fair play, and Aetlre to maintain it as part of their ietetue in existence. A "sport" is in Wetr eyes one who would not seek .a unfair advantage. They believe in taking a defeat with honest admis sion of their own failure and the prow CM of the victor. We s...
MY THREE BEST STORIES. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
MY THREE BEST 8TOKIES. By .Harry Lauder. Everybody I know is very kind to me in the way of telling me their li....-i "funny stories"; In l'uct, I must have been told tens of thousands of j.UIIS in my time. And yet, when I wisu to give three of the best of 'em, I And !i a very difficult matter mak ins -a selection. However, here is a B|n-cial favorite of mine, which i Blm j)iy must lead off with. I thiuk jouJI ? enjoy it too. ... There was once an elderly woman who lived on what we Glasgow foUts call "the South Side." She was a decent enough body as a rule, but took periodical drinking bouts, and on these occasions she pawned every thing In the house that she could oarry off during the absence of her Iiusb:.:id. Even tbe old family' Bible wua i ot sacred; but to her credit, be It sr.id, "the book" was always last . to jo and first to be "redeemed." One day however, the pawnbroker"; shop changed hands, and on tliia very day .l.mct walked In and reverently laid (!jV,n tbe old Bible. -W...
GRIPES IN HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
GRIPES IN HORSES. Some time ago our horac was down with a bad attack &lt;-r gripes." s^ys Mias B J Coles, Mnj'ir's Creek, XS VV. li I tried several remedies but they had no tfiect ; as a last resource I gave the horse three teaspoonfuls of Chamber* Iain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and noticed .an iiuj>rov. mei.i immediately. He .oori able to 3tanri and now i« *a well ;*"? iv.- r, Obu.n 'e afc Lock and Craig's, Mcr« chants, ^V\dderburn. j
IRMA M. KELLY. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
IRMA M. KELLY. It » with sincere regret that we have to record the death of Irma Mary, aged 8 years, second eldpst r'.ughter of Mr and Mr« T Kelly, of 'rowlbtc. The 8»d occurrence took pUco io auch a sudden maimer as to .*'ye thft parents and family * covere Dck, and to make the bereavement . 2ciaily bard to bear. Frior to Wed nesday the li'tla girl, who had always ?>fl3n of a healthy and robust uatnre, v'jpytd her customary j»oou health, on that day she became ill. iier mdirion on Thursday failed to im . jvo, and on Friday l«ii she was 't mght in to Dr Dcraviu, of IogU; od, who diagnosed tho ca»o ae ' ,/endicitifi. An immediate op»r» n wsd'nece&Sttry. and Mud wa* p«»r ;y. ined At the hoapita! on Friday evening by Dr Deravin, assisted by Dr Taylor, of Wedderburu.. Tho case t?a j recounued as a very serious one, and unfortunately the patient v. as urmble to rally, death ensuing at an early hour on Sunday morning last. Deep and widespread sympathy u oxpressed with Mr and Mr...
MRS J. McNEIL BUCKRABANYULE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
MRS J. MoNEIL BUCKRABAN YULB. Xt is with reerotwt) iscord the death of Mr* J. McNpil, of " Longview," Buckrabanyule, which occurred on 30th lilt, from senile debiliiy and heart disease. Mrs McNeil tind been an invalid torlhe past four years, but was only seriously ill for a few days, and was under the care of Dr Dunlop The deceased lady was highly esteemed and respected by numerous friends. She wag a native of Paisley, Scotland, and was 83 years of age. She whb married in 1861, and a few years later sailed for Australia with her husband She lived at Ooj>hill's CJreek till 1875, when they came to Buckrabanj ule, where Mrs McNeil remained until her death. She leaven five daughters, two ot whom are unmarried. The funeral took place on Wedaee day, at the Charlton cemetery, and was attended by a large number of sorrowing friends. The Rev A McKay conducted the burial service.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914
TWO DOSES GIVE RELIEF. " l am aubject 10 bowel troubloB which ciiito pnin «'id inconvenience," writes Mc Alfred Wmio, 185 Auburn Rimd Auburn, Vic, " but two doses »f Chun* I boihiii'a Oulic uml Diivrihutu Remedy gavo m« inmieiiUtd loliuf. 1 am (iluusudl to 11&lt;)w there ib such u Biifo nut! curttviu ranu'dy as Chamberlain's Colic niul Di .1 iliot-n RemuJy mid always koep ft buttU handy. "-' .Id by U 'ck and Craig, Merohania f?u'Ji»rburn, For Sale, PONY, 4 year old, in foal; gig and harness, £30. F. GIBSON, Agent, A3LB£,RT B, ABSOK, WATCHMAKER, and JEWELLER. XMAS PRESENTS to Suit »U »t Mwlhourne Prices. To travel the vV0dilerburn, Korong Vale, Boruiig and Myaia districts, Th» well-known Chostnut_Trotting Colt, TRACY ALTO, By Dixie Alto (imp), dam Lady Tracy, by Governor Tracy, out of Ada Fuller, \>y Cbilde Harold (imp American trotter) Dixie Alto has a record of 2.17 3 5. Hia aire was Mendocino, out of Marion ette, by Palo Alto. It wiU thus be seen that Tracy'Alto is dafc...