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ARTIFICIAL LIMBS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
ARTIFICIAL LIMBS. j iMon arc daily working, somo with only oiio of thoir natural limbs, bomo [ with neither, and yot thoy nru per i forming tiioir duties a» rapidly and skilfully as their fellows, who are | mado up entirely of llefch, blood and I bone, says tho New York Tribune. In lloston theny- is u legless man ! who supports himself as a ro»« painter, i Climbing about buildings and going | up and down ladder*, with two arti lieial huibs, ho covers as much surfaeo ? in a day as any of tho others working I with him. On tho St Lawrence Itiver : there is a boatman who makes a busi i iu'ks of rowing fisherman to nooks among the Thousand Mauds, where j thoy can Jill their lunkots. Ho pulls I against wind and current, jumps in an 1 1 oui> of tho boat, moors and shoves &lt; li, as if he wero comploto in all ln« natur al . members, ar|d yet hi* left, leg, j.b^ r.'.vand *bo';6w tho knoev Ft would appear as if bicyclo riding worn almost impossible, yet J. A. Nil Suii U a man who ...
CANADIAN FISHERIES. EXTRAORDINARY ACCIDENT [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
CANADIAN FISHERIES.1 EXTRAORDINARY ACWDK.VT An extraordinary condition, .*>gard ing tho Jfritjsii Columbia Salmon .ones, ivJuoli may seriously nit'eet tLo future ot tho canning trade, -has recent ly boon reported to the l'isheries i'c partmem\ a.t Ottawa; : in .buiiding their British, Columbia hue 'ling the precipitous bunks, of tho Jj'raser .uiver, >ho Canadian .Northern railway, is re ported to* liavo . blasted ^nor'irjua quantities of rock into tho ifrtmaa-s salmon river. These masses of rock . have; so deilected tiio enrreut that wheiv a big "run" occurs, - they arc 'unable topa&stheobstaole,1 an.l iue consequently prevented Ironi rcaoa ,nig their ispawning grounds. .. . ' 'x'his year there wan a big "run" and it; is stated that wjkhen tho salmon reached these dams, they. were unatie to go on, and millions turned'back and (lied without spawning. Tho 'results will probably bo serious, as a .big run occurs .overy -four years, when tjhere is an increase of three and f...
NATIONAL APPLE DAY. ENCOURAGIN FRUTT CONSUMPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
NATIONAL APPLE DAY. ENCOUKAGIN JjUtUIT CONSUMP TION. One of tho happiest ideas that havo conio to us from'American fruitgrower^ isnys tho "Journal"! is that/ oi: a National A^plo Day, tho object being to bring boioro ttto groat communities or city consumers, ia tho most attrac tive manner possible, tho virtues oi tho apple, nut only as a cnoico item ot dessert, but as a valuable, everyday article ol' diet. 'IJic idea couid bo copied with distinct advantage in this country. As tho National Apple Day wouid bo prun.ir.iy a great advertising campaign, on honalf of tho kin^ or mms, tho scheme would require to b«i designed on a generous scale, and ui a manner which would appeal to tho greatest number ol e mourners. It may bo rather ambitious to adopt one ; American feature-tho free distribu- ! tioii of applirp^os-fypcyiai, machinery a;* tho'Sj)nicauo National Applo bli6"iV turn ed out' theso pies at a rato ol: 1225U per , hour). However, it would certainly | pay well to givo choice apples...
MELBOURNE LET TEN [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
MELBOURNE LET TEN 'rom our Spooial Corrt.spondont). Tho Indeterminate Sentences Act, wh:eh was lirony.it into action some fivo years or o ago, nnd I'rmn whbh miu'h u-,15 exjicvned, has not fulfilled i'Xpo&lt;\uM«Mi-», ? Tlio idea back of it &lt;yr.aim,\ J;ltd wide po*ahilitio», but liko musi efiorts to handle tho criminal olcu'ont oif&lt;-etively, it was not design ed on n sufficiently comprehensive f.Vn and then* seems to Imvo been lack of d"fei mutation in carrying out oven what was proposed. Tho intention behind this new law was to t-oeuro »ho l adoption of a modern, scientific, mid humane system for tluV treatmat of criminals, which would distinguish sharply between incorrigibles, who aro ri m»*naco to society, nnd youthful of fctider.s, who needed only to ho set upon the right track, to* become use ful nnd law abiding members of tho community. t'\ir ;his purtH>se, it ua.s piopused that special n formatory pris o»is should he established, where of fend...
TURF TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
TURF TOPICS. (Uy "Floiiiinnton.") There are again disquieting rumors in circulation regarding Wolawa. Tho brilliant Wallace. hovso showed unmis t«knblo signs of soreness after his work ono day la;»t. week, and has not boon greatly exerted since. Probably it is a renewal of an old trouble with ono of Wolawa's front lugs, which had ^ origin in ariy nvt Ive months ago. When Wolawa won tho A.J.C. St. Lcger at Kandwick last autumn ho was pract-ic* ally on three legs, and there has always been a doubt about lum since. Hut perhaps it is too .soon to despair alto gether just- yet. WoJawa may coin* to tmui iipiiii, but in the circumstances (.ackers should await developments hu loro uwepting any Jiab.lity on his be lial. in connection with autumn cvou»a. Wry iittie was expected from tho Victoria representatives at tho Ijaun Oi'sLiu mooting last week, consequently no one on th.s suto was much disap pointed with tho results. Delphic man aged to win ihtrd money in tho hallu ces! on Cup, Inst it ...
TOO LATE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
TOO LATE. Willie, need -i, on mo to his mother nnd in great otMnsy exclaimed "OU, mother t Kthel and Charlie find ed such a nico dead cat, an' they're going to havo a funeral, on' can I goPH Permi^mon was given, and when Willie returned, ho wn« questioned ai to tho outeomo of the funeral.. "They never had it at all." "And why not?" "Mother/1 was tho reply, "tho cat iru too dond."
MARRIED IN HER SHROUD. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
MARRIED IN HER SHROUD. After being pronounced incurable by n scoro or inoro of physicians of. the . first vault«nd operated on nine thurs, each time wtli. supposedly." fewer chan o»v> nf rccovcrv, Miss Sophio M. Koerth of HalUmore, U.S.A., was married nr» September 20, to Jeremiah J. Rails "bach- in tlie-dross which, four years I ago,. sh" made with her own hands 1 for her shroud. Kour months ago, after tho last and most daring opera tion. Misr Koerth felt for tho first time that n euro had been effected. Mi** Korrth'a on so is well-known among surgeons. At ono hospital sho beg pod to bo operated upon, but tho Ktir Keorw 'refused, declaring it would mean nothing but death.
GIRLS WITH BRAINS NEEDED IN THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
GIRLS WiTH BRAINS NEEDED IN ^ THE HOUSEHOLD. "Domestic* scrvieo as n career for educated 'womun"1 was advocatod by Mtr CJnudesley Hrcieton at tho Na tional Gns Confercnco. If the edu cated woman was to bo tho domestio Jmndjuaiden of the future, sho Raid, it must bo as friend and colleague, and not us serf nud drp?ndent. S!i«» must share in domestic responsibilities They wanted to gt*t back to tho old fashioned ideas and ideals of tho well bred Kngltsh woman. from fnndnl times onwards, and to depart from the snobbish and parochial idea that to undcrstuud housework was to loso casto. This was just a parsing phnso -a vulgar phase-and bad never Hjri ously affected tho well-bre&lt;l mistress. It was an ideal of tho son-nut's hull, 1 tho middle class ,4lady," and of tbfe I fihlf educated noveaux riches generally, i of thoso. in short* who never .saw behind i thn. Kceno-s of tho real gentlewoman's I life, and; who feomed to imagine that a queen ' ate and slept in full oourt I robos...
THE TIDE OF EMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
THE TIDE: OF EMIGRATION. Sonio intmsting Statistics concern ing emigration from (.ileal Britain to iho colonic* arc given hy Mr John sen's book "A History oi Immigration Mom 15k> United Kingdom to North America.'' The highest- figure was reached in 1911, wiion lSJ.SGU p&lt;»oplo of British Nationality lelt those shores for (.'ainula, and SO,770 for Australia and Zealand, In 1001, the figures; were 15,767' and ? lo,3f»0 res pectively, whibh vrcrb below thu aver age, for . iii ISSl-^fis many as 23,9111 Britishers wont to Canmla, and 22,&lt;>82 to Australia and Now Zealand. .The emigration to. tho . United Slates was far greater in'former days/ reaching tho high ..water "mark of' 201,520 in IK27, whereas only 121 .Sit people ot British extraction left our shores for the States* in 1911.. ^ The exodus 91 agricultural labawrs has hirgoly; increa«cdJatoly, amounting to -33,2.M in 1911, as compared with I2,UGG in 1901. It is interesting to note at tho.iamo tuuo that I...
SELECTING FARM SEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
SELECTING FARM SEEDS. i lio iin]joi(;Hi&lt;v of Jitilninin^ clean siwl of pino vai'i.'ly am! true tn t.vpi is |> H't oi tllP I.HIsitl'.-S.l I'linilrcUMl \vi! !l ianimif? ll'at- aliVcls lli&lt;« lai'nu'is in ci'iiii- 11&lt; a voi.v ni'i'iit oxtont, yot aro ni.iny Inrtii' is \\ lio si>l(!oiu. if ovor. tins iinj'oi (ant. mati.-r &lt;hi.» coii skia'ation. \\\> often lii'nr fariiu-r siiv thai, if tiiev knciv wliat IU-M or what t^toiiml tlu* sv»h1 '.VMS grown on as to Uo able to nuko sure that lh&lt;>iv are su> noxious weeds or other im puir.ies in the s:Mnn|t>, ho, the I'IHUI.t, will nm mind giving a little more | per l»u>hel lor hi* >.**&lt;1. Yet io- ilm&lt;: ' !i&lt; t it liis business to visi; t?»*. j particular fivids on waiei. it is mown. I which, in ou!">s to are often within . e« y teaeh of Im;i. I'h majority oi fanners know, or should kimw. * th" 'ttier :;iipori,;iiC»» ,,} pm> xuvuly an...
IT WOULD NOT DO. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
IT WOULD NOT DO. Miss Milliceat Mills was exceedingly indignant with her mother. "Ido wish," sho said, "you would't talk about washing up when Jim's h#e, mother, it's so awfully common.' "Awfully, common eh " repeated her mother, a lady endowed with much -common sense. "But wo have to oat, don'5 we-? And Jim has to eat? And he eats off dishes, doesn't he? And ho knows dishes have to be-" "Oh I know-I know," interrupted her agitated daughter impatiently. "But if you keep-on mentioning' it, yca're sure to nat( out that you al ways make dad dry tthom for you, and -* mi«M Prt hta'sCi'*
WHAT OUR FOREFATHERS ATE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
'WHAT OUR FOREFATHERS ATE.! 1 A Gorman paper puMixhr.-i an inter- j I &lt;-:ting article on the lost dbbe* of tho J I Middle Ages. It «uemh thai the an ; I of cooking lias declined, and tlnit it j j is in part duo to the changing Fashions I in food. Kor instance, in Germany, i J in the middle Ages, many vegetable j were eaten which have long Mm-e dis- j 1 appeared from tho table, .such as vio- I let leavt'H, mixed, with young uettles, I thistles and green wheat, and boiled ' hemp s&lt;M>ds. Salads were njado of , mallow leaves, cuh'ry roots, and purs- i lane, mixed with Milt and j)»}oer. fur oil was almost liiikii wti. (>! v«* oil1 was considered t&lt;* k:h&lt;» k m Hlsminaoy I and Italian luxury. Horse radish sauco was used instead. The* origin ; of sauorkraut is lost in antiquity. Hut i it was certainly invented by the fjer man haustnni long before cauliflowers or artichokes or potatoes were known. Tho potato revolutionised tlm fun* «/f tho po...
HEALING BY TROMBONE [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
iEALING BY TROMBONE Aftor ii remarkable o:\roer, August Uonri Jacob, or "Jn» Zouaro ,IncobM the well-known faith-hoalor of Paris, aUo.no tvlobvixy \\i\lv-v\ W»k U> \W day* of * ho l-'mpiro, has (says tho oorrcspon dent &lt;if tho "Daily Tologrnph,") CIumI nt tho ago of 85. Hoin in 1828, ho out 'rod tho nriny nt tho ago of 1(>, ntul lux-amo a bandsman among tho Zunvos 01 xho Imperil Guard, distinguishing himself as a clovvr player of tho trom bone. It was in ;»t tho camp ot rhalvns, that ho iivst anmmneod that ho had t!u> faoultiis of cui ing maladios l\v simplo will power, Several sick Mihliots made tho * xporimont. Uo ti\od his oyos upon them, blow a Mast upon his lromh;»n.\ and doohmxl thorn cur. d. WhaU'Ver tho reason, eur^d h y .ippoar to have hi on. Tho fnmo &lt;if tluwo "miraoJcs" spread t&lt;» 1'ariu. rtiul ocon rcaehtd tho oars oi tho Km poror Xapoloiiii Ill himself. .Jacob thou left iho r. gitue»it, r>nd opened a eonsult;Ui&lt; n ...
UNGRATEFUL TOM. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
UNGITATKFI'IJ TO.M. Mr Hiosv.>m had brcn wry ill, and by tbo time ho was able to got downstairs again. his hair had grown to a con siderable length. Then it was tbat Mrs I). volunteered to cut it for him. ami lllosMjin, probably owing to his weak condition, consented to tbo ex periment. Mrs fl. fastened the tablo oloth under JJIooSoiii'b c'tiin nnd got to business. Then IJIo.v^orn repented his rashness." "Groat Scott, Marling" bo yelled, a.i Mrs }i. jammed tbo point of the scis sors in his neck. "what tbo dickens do you think yoU'ro doing?" "Am I hurting you, dear?" mur mured Mrs M. "It's only thoso cor ners behind your ears that bother inc. Do keep still." And then t>ho sliced a bit off his ear. "Thundering Jumbo 1" shouted H., jumping about (be room like a oat on hot bricks. "Oh no, I'm only doing tlvi» for fun." And bedashed upstairs and plunged his head in the bath. "That's tbo worst of Tom," sighed Mrg 13., as r.bo took up her knitting. "He'e olwayB so ungrateful!"
FIVE HOURS IN A WHIRLPOOL. MOTOR-BOAT'S ADVENTURE [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
HOURS IN A WHIRLPOOL. MOTOll-UOAT'S ADVfiNTUl! J£ IlVier kiwgurd, of UopeJ»b&lt;>£t«i, a young cinematograph actor, nearly -lout his We while attempting to imiko n | trip through tlio Whirlpool rapids, jtist ! below-Niagara Fulls in a small motoi j boat. ' Uo,.safely aud swiftly navigated I tho tempestuous waters ol tho gorge | and readied the . outer edge of thu I fumouw whirlpool, when tlio ougino wont I "dead.1' For /iro hours, Langard ! drifted round aud round, bailing like I a /midmmi, as Iho Jenky boat took j water.' ?? Krery minule he could sou i I plunks drifting abuut him suddenly.i 1 Micked down tu tho jagged rocks below . by tho grip of tlio pool. . &lt; At eight o'clock a fioaki&h current j swept tho boat near enough to tho *hore for a lino to be thrown aboard. ' ami J>angard, shivering and exhausted,: j vrtm safely lauded. L.mgrtrd began his perilous journey at three o'clock, j and tho powerful motor bout'darted | through tlio teanng waters...
Terribly Tempted. CHAPTER I. MR. AND MRS. BLACKADDER. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
Tempted. A. HHHiAli STORY J3V [ ANNABEL GRAY. 1 CHAPTER I. Sill. AM) MUS. HIAC'ICADDKU. .My iiafcuro is subdued To what it works in, ltko tho dyer's hand. Pity mo, then, and wish 1 wore iv nowed.. Never was there .such an array ol babies, nnd of nil tho d*:pres*ing MghU \ that can greet the eyes of a politico) ' oconomist, u modom philosopher, or a pensivo student of humanity, surely tlu> I vision of twenty helplos* infant - the* I greater portion deserted hv thojr par ents-is about- the most disirisswig. They \rorn not- only n jw.zie and a problem to seoial r- formers. Rood Chns iian.s, and politirians, but irhat «':.$ worse, for their £»u\s nnd bodies, rveic probably dqstinod to become a perfect nuisance to seoiety. Who eared i? tijoy lived t;r died. Would tiny not ultimately conRJtut" the rank &lt;md file of the army of ma; tyra-that great phalanx of victims who fill our gaols, ntnons, and asylums, Mr*. Blaekadder. umh.r «.) .«jse temh\ caro these lost lambs were Bcenv...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
DON'T FORGET! Macorna Minstrels Concert, Wednesday Feb. 11th. Dance to follow, F. DUNN, Hon. Sec. Cohuna Store and Butter Factory. SUMMER SALE. Commencing Tuesday, January 20th., for 10 DAYS ONLY. J. MACKENZIE KING Begs to inform the Public of Cohuna and District that he is disposing of his surplus SUMMER STOCK at Greatly Reduced Prices. Call and Inspect Our Bargain Counter Crowded with LADIES' BLOUSES, COSTUMES and UNDERCLOTHING, at Prices that will commend themselves to one and all. Don't miss seeing the Bargains in Dress Staffs-Printed Voiles, Crepes, Poplins, Prints, Muslins Detains, Cashmere, Sicillian, ALL REDUCED, CLOTHING. Men's Summer Suits, Lustre Sac Coats, etc., will be cleared at a great sacrifice. ( . also ^ , ' Boys* Tunics, and Crash Sailor Suits. . ^ , J. McKENZlE KING COHUNA. Commonwealth JfeBank of Hustralfa HEAD OFFIOE SYDNEY This Bank I* open for »H cImm« of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS « EQUITABLE BUILDING, COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE Alto at Sydney, Canlxrr*, Adelai...
CROP ROTATION AND MANURE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
CROP ROTATION AND MANURE. j The dairy farmer, who wishes to I remain a dairy farmer mu?a soo (1) that his total ncreage must not be de 1 volet! to feeding dairy stock; (2) that a rotation of crops is necessary, nwJ &lt;fl) that the constituents of tho soil ; sol'' 'jIT the farm in the shape of milk must bo returned to the soil in tha ! shape of manures. If the daily fnr- j mer u?t&lt; his total acreage to fed dairy ! cows, lie will exhaust all his land of i the constituents that appear in milk, j uhtlo it may he rich in other suh.«- J tancos thut* appear m crops. A "o tatiou ftt" crops is necessary to meet J these conditions, in order to retain tho ; land in heart and firing profit to tho j dairy farmer. Then, with intelligent I watering and heavy inonuring, ho j may grew enough green feed on a few j acres to plm»e himself b-yond the rnv ageg of drought, and it may be. en-' able him to inrcease hi* &lt;lairv herd. | One cannot continue to draw money out I t»f...
BOLIVIAN HORRORS TOLD IN LONDON. SYSTEM OF PEONAGE FULL OF CRUELTY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 February 1914
BOLIVIAN HORRORS TOLD IN LONDON. SYSTEM OF PEONAGE FULL OK GBUEIiTY. 1 Diplomatic communications havo be^n exchanged betwoon tho 4 British and American govornmenta with refejcn^ to what is described as another Futu mnjo scandal. Tin's time tho scene of tho alleged atrocities is in Northern Bolivia, and tho charges implicate a high official in the serv.co of that ru blioji Tho story of tho alleged atrocities was brought to England by a young English accountant, llo says a "system of peouago is prevalent there, which is worse than that in iho Putumavo region. One Englishman, being alone, ana anxious to irapres tho natives with tho power aud precision of his rillo, used up al] his cartridges in an exhibition of marksmanship. Tho Indians, aware he no longer had power to shoot, cKsv*' in and speared him. When nis brother returned and heard of) tho affair ho took a shipmot of gin doctored it with aiM-tiie, and leu n nvhoro tho Indians would find it, with th© result that ono ontiro tribe w...