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Church Cricket Association. COMBINED v.ANGLICANS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
Church Cricket Association. COMBINED v.ANGLICANS. Another drawn £jame VVHB played on Wednesday. Church of England Uatittd first, and wero all disposed of for 126 (Sutherland 42, Bristowe 32, McGibbony 19, Morccroft 3 for 15, Holmes, 1 for 9, Noonnn 1 for 5L, Dwyer 1 for 51) Combined lost 8 wicknta for 82 (Jacksou nofe oat 40, Nootmn 14, Morecroft 9, Bristowe 3 for 1S» Moaibbony 2 for 15, Gray 1 for 13, Flight I for 34).
VALUE OF ANIMAL MANURE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
VALUE OF ANIMAL MANURE. The manure from sheep It' worth "ioro than that derived from any other inlmnl; next that from the pig, and ? iien the horae, manure from cattle >ol'nK lMS valuable than that from oth ' r animals:. But In quantity produced . attle^ come flr»t, then horses, next ;&lt;lgs, with she>p last. The value of manureMoes not depend altogether up on the animal producing It, however, as the character of the food consumed largely Influences the manure, and even the manure from the same animal vnrle» In quality and quantity dally.
AGRICULTURE. STUDY INDIVIDUALITY IN STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
AGRICULTURE. STUDY INDIVIDUAUITV IN STOCK. The man who breed* should con sider Individuality as well as blood lines, and should ontioavor to obtain ihem. The Individuality of the mar* hi] breeds to is of tlia utmost im portance. She, too, should bo well Ir.'ed, nnd should have shown that r:ie posses i speed, nnd many such cin bo plchod up at a moderate cost .u almost any sale if a man 1* > u ewd and watches his chance*:1 An " mco of prnctlco Is sometime* worth i pound of theory. Hero's what the practical horseman, ,iohn Brndburn, has to say In hi* work im "Breeding nnd Developing tho Trot ter" with regard to the development theory: "A Ally Intended for braedlttg £Ur&lt; poses should be broken, trained and har speed developed like a Ally inten .i«d for racing purposes. .. If at th» i *e of two or three she shows speed, s nicely galted and comss up to your 'lenl of a'brood mare, It is not necet ?:iry to train her longer or to race her ?i order to endow'her with tho ability ...
"NE'ER MIND!" [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
"NE'ER HINDI" Farmer Dolittle'a land wa« bad hii methods were infinitely worse. H« >\evcr liked work1 himself, and the ex ertion of seeing that others did it ap pearcd to be too much for him. Consequently it would' have puczlec »n;_ expert to «ay exactly' what wai jroViiiK in any one field of that par tioular farm. 0:v day1 a- neighbotirinjr-farmer Wal (lassifig,- WhW Farrier Dolittle hailei aim. " Hayseed I" hfc'ahouted. "Neiehtova Haywed!" "?\Voll?" responded Mr. Hayseed launtering up. "Your piga!" explained Farmer Do littlo. " They're atnang ma 'tatiosl" "F.h?" ejaculated.' Hayseed. " Yi loan t say aol" Then, after a pause ne, added Ne'er mind! Let 'em stoi ih'ror; a' bu!' They dwarves puriisliin inywnya. an' if disappointment won'
CEMENT PAINT. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
CEMENT PAINT. The problem how to prevent ;»t»W from oxidation, which has bden a .onrce of anxiety to agriculturists and Implement,owners, has been solved by ft discover^ so simple that itis.a won 4er->no oete thought of It before. It has long been noticed that Iron which has*been embedded In concrete for ihany years has shown a wonder ful -state jdt preservation when taken .oat. Experiments have since been made 'wltK Portland cement, with the result thatflt Is made plain that a thin eoatlng of- Portland cement properly applied tir iron and iteel will arrest oxidation.;^ The ceflwnt must be finely divided, tree from'Mron salts and diluted with pure water. Then, if it is free from Iron, calcfim, phosphate and stilphu' rites, anvils of low specific gravity, It will setfqulckly and become practi cally a pnt of the metal. The UrSt step on the ladder that leads to success la the firm determin ation to succeed; the next is the pos session of- that moral and physic tl courage irtiich wil...
DUCK MANAGEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
DUCK MANAGEMENT. Hatch now. Dm young drakes only. Watchfulness is next BUCCCSS. Keep the ducklings out of the rain. Boiled barley makes a capital change food. There Is no branch of poultry farm ing so profitable as duck raising. Half the failures In Incubating duck .Ha are caused by insufficient airiny. Too many amateurs are afraid to the eggs out a minute afLer lurmut A* a matter of fact, in normal sea ?oni, the eggs can be aired twice dally, for a quarter of an hour the first, week, twenty to thirty minutes the Becond, thirty to forty the third and fourth weeks till the 25th day. Put in your moisture at this stage and keep the machine closed till they start to chip. Replenish the water quickly and closn ap again. Where the eggi are properly and sufficiently aired there is no risk in putting water in the pans the last few days, but If they are not, there is danger of ducklings dying In the shell at the chipping stage. If the weather Is excessively moist, air more; If dry, air less,...
THE POULTRY YARD. SEASONABLE HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
Irii. POULTRY YARD. SEASONABLE HINTS. Keep free from vermin. Dou'i lei It get a start now, or you will,i j trouble right tnrough the Bullion. Lei i!:c D»8t» he roomy «rd well veuri!:i,iu. Tu,?:cco stem* keep /naocta down; .o wi!! tansy or pyrethrum plant*. Gh e the sitters charcoal, as it rege lates :iie huwels nicely. No nest should be used'twice with out cleiinslng. Always bear In mind that DO lnsed posts of any kind will stay long in u' building or coop that is kept perfectly clean. C'loan up the droppings each morning,' and all through the season use kerosene liberally. He. soapy water poured on the rons.s, dropping pliitfor.n, and the ni's v.-fll do effective work ID fight li ; mitts. These tiny insects are a larrtble annoyance to the stock, and nniru be got rid of. SVr.rch; for the drooping chick. As s 'lo a chick drooping at this season Is iffering from the blood-sucking by >- !u, and is generally due to the l- - srey-head variety which will be (. i on the' headj along the...
POTATO DISEASE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
POTATO DISEASE. Spraying the potato crop m a pi% rcntion of disease is now quite general in Britain, the mixture being twenty pounds sulphate of coppor, twenty pounds lime to a hundred gallons of water. Though not an absolute safe guard, tlie average of diseased tubers per aero is said to be not more than 2 cwt. where' the spray pump has been Ufced. The diseased tuBera being up ward of 17 cwt. per acre on the un 5pfft~?&lt;t*p"ortion, in a series of triah in Enghiml, whilst the yield of the for met" **as: considerably more, owing to the s])raying prolonging the period of growth and development, and the tub ers wfere better grown and more mar ketable.
THE POTATO PATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
THE POTATO PATCH. While most crops are, adapted to a la iiW wide r&uge of soil conditions, is always a best soil for any one of i The potato is more alfecUd by tl.&lt;- t.-liaraeter of the soil than some other crop*, and even if only a small patch is to be grown for home consump tion it is well to select, 50 far &jb u practical, the soil that is best suited to them. With the potato the quality, as well as the quantity, is materially affected by the character of the soil. A loose, friable soil that will not bake into hard clods is best suitod to this crop. If there is no soil on the farm that is naturally of this charac ter, much may be done, in time, to improve any soil in this respect. In the* absence of sand, the quantity of vegetable matter may bo increased to improve the mechanical condition of the soil in thisrespect. This will have the additional advantage of giving a greater available supply of moisture in case of a dry season. For potato^ it is better...
AGRICULTURE. RUGGING HORSES AND COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
AGRICULTURE. RC.JGTNG HOBSES ASD COWS. Tlir lursc is like a mnclinir lh. botlo. I.o is !&lt;"'!;«! after tlio loii^r I" wiiJ besides doing Ins work bett«»; throughout his term. II wo do no» rnr« :. our horses wo must not expoc' ill.;, &lt;> do the work of .>; hers that an prop--- .y looked after. By looking afui hoiv*' is not meant merely feeding i''- i. noil. Somo farmers feed theii ... - well, yet neglect their needs u ..v iii-ections. l*or instance, durmi, th^ " ntcr months the hoi>o must be I. . . irm, otherwise ho will lose in (. . n and fail to accomplish hit t«? woik, no matter how well fed. UiU -. jng the horse is tho best way tc I:et-^ him warm at night, and iwwt li. es will very M>on pay for their ruj» w,. * i,o moro work accomplished and the li««o required to keep them in thi> ?iu..c 'onuition. Especially should all f:.iui'.,S;4 horse* bo provided with rugs, 1*0: nl.en they are brought up from th- 11 work each evening hot and >W'.Vnjj, an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
$ "or 5ummer;CoIds re Throat s, BrorveJiiHs 1%E PREPARATION Bert fitted^to relieve and absolutely cure Iadigeatiorirt Dr Sheldon's Dilative Tabulea. (They contain every known djgMtaDt Md digest every kind of food. ,0»o4 rail#* are always certain; la 61 fld.v , ObUiaatM from F J Pattard and A W HpSibtoa^* W .ddnrbnra. DISORDERED LIVER. "For disorders of the liver and stomach there 'r no hotter .iio.dieine than Cham berlain's Tnblets," writes MrB Margarot J Watson, Emerald, Q. " I suflered with bad headache's caused by a disordered' liter. Hearing my customers speak so highly of Chamberlain's Tablets I thought 1 would try what they would do for me. After the first few doses I noticed an imptbveniertt, and after I had taken a couple of boxes found myself qiiite1 relieved of herfdAcheB, which have lidt! returned." Sold by LecV and Oraig, Meroh*nt«, Wtdderburn. GEO. I. SJJSTHj. Whoh -"V .1/ (J l.r, FACVt'iLY BUT CHER, H*m BI r I'urnn Ourer, HIGH fiTHEKI, W K! i i &lt;,.K:5U H . F...
Tennis Match. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
Tennis Match. A team of tenn'i p'iyt'i-8 from Ko . ron/» Vale visiled Wedderburn on Saurdny lust, and played «n interest iog mutch, which resulted in n wii. for the visitors hy one fCt Scores : - Bertfanrf nn&lt;l Mim King (K V) bom ; Edwurdcs nnd Misj Hyem, 6-1 j Bertmnd mill Mits S Daniel (It V) bent Di d I nnd Mine Frnser, 6 3 Mist'es Watson nnrt Daniel (tC V) bent Mlbscu Fniser ntt'1 [[yen,. (J-3 Ton- I kin and Miss K.iy (l&lt; V) lost to Parker sad M in liven 2 -G Carey and Miss Wiitsm: (K V) brm 11mmp son nnd Miss Frniiir, G -3 Oarey nml Bertrnnd (K V) bent Thompson Allsop, 0-2. Tonkin nnd Hamilton loot lo Craig nnd Moresroft, 3-(i. Tonkin nnd Hnmilton boat (.'migand Morecrofc, G-2 Bertrnnd nnd Tonkin lost to Sutherland nnd Parker, 0-6. Hamilton and Tonkin lo«t to Edwardes nnd Dodd, 3-6. Tonkin nnd Tonkin teat Thompson nnd Allsop 6-0. Oarey nnd Tonkin lost: to Thompson nnd Allsop, 2-6 Tonkin and Tonkin lost to Orniij and Morecroft, i-G. Totals l Korong Vnle, 7 ...
Wereless for Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
Wereless for Miners. Aii invention IIHS bocn brought t>u. light which will serve to consider ably ininiini»o the dangers to which every day the large number of underground workers are exposed. A clever Ciennun subject, llerr J. H. Ileinecke, of Westphalia, lias invented a system of wireless tele graphy for use in initios. The sys tem has been adopted at Winning ton Main* Colliery in Yorkshire, where instruments have been fixed at two points and conversations have been carried on with the some ease as is the case with ordinary telephones. ' ' . There is a portable instrument adapted for uso in the cage whilst, ascending und descending the shaft, iind so a means of communication with those above grouud in time Of disaster has boon established. Tly. this moans rescue work will bo considerably facilitated, for en tombed minors will bo . in . communication with the plt-he'iO,^ thus, being able to call for assist ance and; give directions ns to their wheroabouts and tin) .brat means of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
SiMtLY WONDERFUL. " My littlo girl Zolda suffered so con tinuously with croup tlint I began to think she would never get bettor," writOB Mr Gauntlett, 109 Adelaide I loud, Newtown, N Z. " Seeing Chnniberiain's Cough Remedy advertised I thought I would try it and could see a change in her straight sway. It is simply wonderful how quickly Chamberlain's Cough Bomcdy relieved the child." Sold by Leek and Craig, Me-chmta, Woddorburn. Bad Leg. BendiRO Lady's Highly Satisfactory Experience with Dr Morse's Indian Jioot Fills. The splendid blood purifying pro perties of Dr Mode's Indian Root Pills are vouched for by Mrs Annie Brown, of Reginald St, Quarry Hill, Bendigo, who writes :-"I tried almost every medicine for the relief of a bad leg, which developed many soros aris ing from blood impurities, all to no purpose. I found many visits to doctors likewise unavailing, and seeing Dr Morse's Indian Ropt Pills highly recommended, I decided to try them. After taking a coarse of Indian Root Pilt...
Adjustable Step for a Ladder. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
Adjustable Step for a Ladder. Ilouscpnintlng Id very or.eily dono liy pnlntors hnvlug thoir own srnfTulds, lint n person dr.-drlng 1,0 do his own work will hnvo only n liiddcr to tnVo Uiu pl*c» nl n srnf fold. To pnint. nlid stand on the rungs °f a lnddcr "11 day will ttro nno'S foot. AH tho «rltor hud to do Mmtr painting, and n 'luddor WHS t.ho only thing ohtninnbl" to climb upon, n lint, detnclmlilc stop WHS mild" to put. upon (he rungs of I ho Inddor to stand on Urn snmo as » scaffold. The step cnn be adjusted to any part of the ladder lor the painter to' stand upon and paint a. surface within easy reach. Two irons were lwnt V-shaped as illustrated, each, end having d half circle to fit over the ,rungs of the ladder.
"Rain Gambling." [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
Rain Gambling." 'The 'Indian custom of "rain guw liiing" is referred to in a liluo llooki containing cvldcuce given by Sir Daniel .Mackinnou Hamilton bo tore the ltoyal Commission 011 In dian I'inum-'O and Currency. . .Sir Daniel explained the method; employod. "In Uio hot weather," lie said, "we gel showers perhaps every threo or four weeks, and as tile ruins approach the probability is that thoso showers will become more frequent. There was a gamble whether the rain would fall on n particular day or not. "There was a little tank with a spout lixed up 011 the top of u house in the Burru Bazaar of CuICULIh, which is the big mitivc naurket-pluce, and if tho rain fell sufficiently for this mout to run, it was consider ed to hnvo mined, and the man lost or won his bet accordingly. This gambling became such an evil that the Government stepped in and killed it." Hefore using a new saucepan fill It with water with 11 lump of soda some potato peelings and let It boil for some hours. Then w...
A Gate Latch. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
A Gate Latch. The enclosed illustration shows a simple gale latch. The movablo part is made of oak ubotit 2in. wide, and 2 J in. deep, with the edges rounded nnd a slot cut-in about ttin. to allow of the catch moving back. The piece of iron can bo Jin. by iin. or lin. by Jin., willi one o»U sharponed to' Orive up into the top rnil, ami the outer end thinned down for uiiils or scrowB, or n small bolt and just a. small'-sot off .to. bring .it -over tlio centro of the rait. This catch is very simple anil very durable. The one. 1 nm describing lias been in usu well over fifty years. The small piece of chain is' fixed .Willi . two Btiij)lcs, ami is perfect in action. 'I his catch could lie mafic In iron, "but 1 should prefer it,in -.wood. W hen fixing, allow n lit Lie more room hi the lop.. part of the mor tice in the head of the gale, to al low of u. slight rise in the latch when pulled back. .. The British Houses of I'nrliumcnt wore the most expensive of modern buildings., They cost ii...
Gem Photographs itself. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
Gem Photographs itself. In a very short time the iris will be extremely fashionable among well-dressed . women-all the more from the fact that it is impossible that it should become common. At present the total weight' of the gem docs not amount to more than ouc-ter.-thousandth part of that of diamonds. Hidden in a rugged muuiilaiii of Sau Diego, California, tho passes of olnVli urc guarded by armed men, are the only Known examples of the new gem, placed by connois seurs only next after tho dia mond, pearl, and emerald in beauty and surpassing all precious stones in the fact that it is believed, to contain rndiiun. If exposed to the Uo'itgen rays f .: five iiiiiiute.i, iiikI ,tlu::t laid upon a photographic plate, tlijj. iris will print itself. Ah.iniitntion;gcm would never do this. ? ?? Thus tho iris has another quality which other precious stones do not 'possess, in that it will always be easy to tell it from a paste imitution. Artificial gems in some cases bear the closest com pa...
Law of the Flag. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 13 February 1914
Law of the Flag. - There are quite a number of peo ple whom an excess of enthusiasm may lead into'committing au of fcJico against the law.,, On red letter days many § a flag is hoisted which ought not to be, and com paratively few people are aware of the restrictions on this point. The whole matter was laid .down by ah Order in Council dated November r>th, 1800. Tills still remains in force. The most important point to be remembered ' is that the Uoyal.Standard is Xhe personal flag . of the 'Sovereign. It is hoisted where the Sovereign is residing, and nowhere else, with a few excep tions, such as certain fortresses on Hoyat anniversaries or Stale occa sions, as laid down in'the Itoyal Regulations. The Union .lack is tho flag of the whole nation, and any* mn». may /Jy it. - For over two centuries the Hn-. tish Fleet consisted of three divi siobs-the reri, the white, and.* the blue-and each division Hew an "ICn slgn" of a corresponding colour, the white ensign being incorporated w...