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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
T)DIC, Pomade destroya all vermin on Poultry, a1. Cattle, Horses, 1/. posted, 1/2.. Brina, cha itr, F,. Ualven- Vie. Chendsts. stores oll it. .-O'lLTRY Farmers, conalgn your birds to Its *·. land's; highest prices paid: all classes .want ad; no cartage- or commission: crates lent Hylland_ and Son,'i; Exporters. Melbourne. RARE OPPORTUNITY. FRESH BLOOD. WHITE L..EGHORNS. SILVER WVYANDOTTES. WHITE WYANDOTTES. Look I Special lines of second season hens of above breeds being sacrificed at low prices. Don't miss them; apply promptly. R. S. KINNEAR, MORDIALLO_ UTILITY POULTRY FARH, MORDIALLOeJ. ROBERT W. POPE WHITE LEGEORNS. WON BURNLEY GOV. COMPETITION, 1911-12. WORLD'S RECORD FOR 6 BIRDS. Third Roseworthy Competition, S.A., :1912-13. BETrTINGS.. STOCK. INSPECTION INVITED. CAPE-STREET, HEIDELBERt,. ROGEN ana AND JEW ORMOND. VICTORIA. Leading Breeders of High Class SILVER, WHITE, GOLDEN PARTRIDGE WYANDOTTES, BARRED, PLYMOUTH ROCKS, HO"UDANS and BROWN LEGHORNS. V igorous Stock Birds, 10/0 ...
INTER-STATE COLTS' MATCH. NEW SOUTH WALES V. VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
INTER-STATE COLTS' M- ATCH. NEW SOUTHR WALES V. VICTORIA. The following are the scores : NEW SOUT' WALES.-First Inings. Pratten, c Sheppardl, b Hart .. ... Rix, ca Fitzpatrick, b' Hart .. ..., .. 27 Taylor, run out .. .... .. .... ..226 Callaway, b Lugton ......... ... 1' Buckle, :b N. Brownt ............ 155, lowe, st Sheppard, 5 N.' Brown .. 72 Dupain,;. b Lugton'.. .. .. .? .. .. 11 Watsford, b Fitzpatrick .. .. .. 1 Long, run out .... .. ..... .. 12 Coogan,. b Hart .. .. .. .. .. .., 0 Scott,; not out ,.. ....... .. . 0 Sundries .. ,. ... ,..... 22 Total .. -18 3 owling.-Hart, three wickets for 131 runs:.N. Brown, two for 80; Lugton, two for 80; Fitz patrick, one for 66; A. Brown, none for 8; Willis, none for 410; Sandford, nofie for 19; Souter, none for 03. VICTORIA.--First Innings. A. Brown, lbw, b Coogan ......... lIotchin, c. Watsford, b Scott ...... 16 Butler, c Rix, b Long .. ........ 2j Willis, c Dupain, b Long'.. ... ... 30 Saudford, b Scott .... .. . 0 J. Fitzpatrick, b...
BURNLEY EGG LAYING COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
BURNLEY EGG LAYING COMPETI TIlON. The results of the third egg laying competition at Burnley, for week ended 20th December, are: Previous Total Owner. Week. Total to daite. J. IT. Gill , .. , ..... 29 .. 1165 .. 1191 J. S. Spotswood .. ..... 30 .. 1077 .. 111; C. J. Beat:y ...... . 28 .. 1074 .. 11032 'rhirkell and Smith .. .. 27 .. It63 ..10.90 E. H. Bridge .. .. " 34 1051 .. 1095 Moritz Bros. .. .. 3 .. 1042 .. 1074 T. A. Pet;grove .. .. .. 32 ..- 1035 .. 10"7 W. G. Swift .. .. .. 83 .... 12 .. 1057 E. A. Lawson .. .. .. 27 .. 1030 .. 1057 Ii. M'Kenzie .. .. 33 .. 1010 .. 10'9 U. B. Bertlesinmeier .. 33 .. 988 .. 1021 A. loss .. .. .. .. 81 .. 988 .. 101') E. Bradley . .. .. .. 991- .. 1019 G. W. Robbins .. .. .. 85 979 .. lul Ino. Campbbll ....... 2 .. 991 .. 1013 George Edwards .. 83 .. -937 .. 1009 W. Fcatherstone ...... 29 .. 96 .. 995 R. W. Pope .........34 . 953 . 97 M. H: .Noye ... . . 31 .. 955 . 983 II. Handbury .... .... 80 .. 917 .. 977 Redfern Poultry .Farm .. 35 .. 93...
NEW SOUTH WALES V. NEW ZEALAND. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
NEW SOUTH WALES. V.. NPiEW SYDNEEY. Sunday. New ISoulth Wales- beat New Zealand; b.y an, innings and 247 runs, On resueming yesterday Mufeartney hit . up; 100 in 68 minutes, and 40 (weit- up tf ter205: minutes' play. Eis partners'hii with Scotit added .71 in 73 minuties. Mio.artney batted b.ri lin~tly for 103' minutes, for 14. runs, which included twernty 4s.- The innings closed for 513, scored. in .the fast time of 255 min utes.. N?w' Zealnd' s second effort was: a poor one; Sandman run- out 33 and Carkl ton' not out 22 being the-on:ly batsmen. to. reach double. figures. The: innings, closed for. 10. Scores: NEWW SOUTIH -WALES.--First Innings. Bardsley, h Robinson ..... . .. 7 Andrews; .c Tuckwell, b Bennett 48 Collins,. b Robinson ....... .. .. 104. Cody, lbw, b Sandman .. ..... .. 41 Davis, c Carlton, b. Reese .. ... ..-' 5 Scott,, rung out. .. . 8 Trumper, b- Sandnmai .. .n..n.. 32 Macartney, c Reese,. b Robinson .. -.. 142 EKclleway,: not out...... 31. Mailey; run: out .. "... ...
BOWLING THE BOWLING PREMIERSHIP. HOW THE CLUBS STAND. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
THE BQWLINC PREMIERSHIP. HOW THE CLUBS STAND. The premiership battle, which has been raging ever since the season opened, has been suspended during the festive season, but on the 10th inst. hos tilities will again be rcnewed. Only five clubs have come through without a scar, and these include Richmond Union, Canterbury, S.M.O.C., Eistcrn wick District and M.O.C. Two of the big guns, -North Fitzroy and Richmond Union, will meet in the next round on the Union green, and this match will be closely, followed. The positions of the con peting clubs are as follow: Clubs. Played. Won. Lost. Section "1 Richmond Union ...... 6 .. 6 . 6 - Nortlj Fitzroy.......... 6 .. 5 i. 1 Melbouile .. .. ..... 6 .. 4 .. 2 Auburn .. .. ... .. 6 .. 3 .. 8 Brighton .......... .6 .. 3 .. 3 Fitzroy and E. Melbourne.. 6 .. 1 5 Collingwbod" .. .. .... . 6 2 .. 4 Section 2 Canterbury.. .... ..., 6 ..6 . - Williamstown .... .. ...:. 6 .. .. 2 ?Moonee Ponds ..... .. ?. 6 .. 4 .. 2 Middle Park .... .. .... 6 .. 3 .. 3...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
Melbourne Gun Club Ciampionship, 1913. Won by Mr. G. COFFEY. N.S.W. State Championship, 1913. Won by Mr.. E. MacINTOSH. N.S.W. Gun Club Championship, 1913. Won by Mr. A.. W. EALES. Who All Used NOBEL'S ALLSTITrE CARTRIDCES. 'VISIBLE LOADING." RI:PLE No. 70o The Most Accurate .22 Calibre Re peating Rifle in the World. Handles 15 .22 short and 12..22 long rifle cartridges. I' Unexcelled' for small game and t ta.rget practice. apply for latest catalogues and detailed information to . . ARTHUR H. HILL, Australian Representative for " I "J.* STETVNS ARMS AND. TOOL COMPANY, G.P.O. Box 8 ,'Adelaide, South Australia, " Iolloway and Co.'s wonderful Duck Ge-rear They Cairy-F·rther, and Hi, Harder Than- Any Other Ecistiig Make. OBTArNABLEE EVER1YWHlERE... S. COENW, SONS - and Co. PTY-.. LTD ,, 26C QEEN-STREET. MELBOURNt4E.- -~t -, S\ Agents Wanted Where Not Represented.?4 SJects.n ofo Cartridge STITH' all Smokeless Cartridgeathe holding power' of the crimp, or. turnover, has a very marked effe...
TRAP SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
7 TRAP SHOOTIRO laBy `",EES EE." RDielbourne Cun club members are at present ca jGlrig a vocation;, and the trapsi will not be-' a 73* int. lntijo. ntil Ottla Janadry, at the -North, Brightot &rouundy. On that day the third cernt, -petition- for -the- Murray Ctp ivilt be rh!e trirncit item. tial A twc .days' meeting was. succe.?sut?l . held on the grountdr of the- Belaulort Gun Club: hast s-eeL. The nmeeting .was. promoted, by. Mcssrs. Srple and :Sands, and bothh sparrows and starlings were tra. pedl. A ,Z20: handicap, on Boxing day,. lasted about ten rouds, and' wasdhivided by seven- com petitors, viz..:-'Owen (on two noms.), Fenton, Martin, Norman,. Topp, F. Ellis and .':GCapstowe. ,A. £20 starling handicap, held on Saturday, halstedl eleven roundk. At the sixth a cut of £. each was taken by BKist, Cogan, Norman, Curran, Jiinmes, 3?yrd, Af'Oracken, Rissman, "Redwing, "Owen, *Newport and M'COrae. The balance was divided at tha.eleventh kill by 'GCrae, *Redwinug, Curran and ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
RIFLE HROOTINHi BY CORDITE. Rifle shootrs hlave.been enjoying.a respite from their ordinary competitions. during the Christmas and, New Year period. Like, other folk they have had their attention, distracted by the social cele. brations. of the season, and: over the glase that cheers they have been wishing all and sundry a Mferry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The holiday vacation,.. however, will be but a short one. Ahlready atentio,. is being called to. the .nnual. prize meeting, of the Metropolitan. Union, No. 1i, .that is. to take: place. on, the Port. Mel bourne ranges at the end of this month. The programmes. are, in wide circulation,, the services of -the busy' postmen having been called into re quisition iby Mr. Barmet,, the. secretary, who' has relit them out in. all.directions; The meneting -i one well worth.paying' attantion,. to. It is to cover two days, and the prize money amounts. to '1400;. tHandicap and' scratch matches are on the 'list, and the distances, to be sho...
FURTHER FLIGHTS IN ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
FTURT 1IER .JI GHTS IN ADErfIAI DE. i.A further e'nece.ual sieries of evolutions' was carried out by .the aviator,:?Ir. A. W. Jones,-at Cheltenham racecourse on .Wednesday' morning. aMr. Jones took up in hid aeroplane Miss Dorothy -Duncan, the :first (lady passenger 'who has enjoyed the experience in South Australia. Subsequently he circled the course nine times. Then, vol planing from a height of i00 feet to between the isteplechase ju~ms, he rose over each fence like a horse, and in this manner 1perfornmed an aerial steeplechase around the course.
FRUIT GROWING AND IRRIGATION. AN AUSTRALIAN IN CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
FRUIT CROWIN~l AND IRRIGATIO N. AN AUSTRALIAN IN CALIFORNIA. Another interesting letter 'has been pub-. lished in the "Daily Telegraph," from Mr. F. Owen Frenbh, a former student of the Hlawikesbury Agricultural College, who is extending his practical experience by work ing in Californian orchards and packing .houses. Writing on 14th September, he says: "Just at present I find myself located on a 90-acre mixed orchard, eight miles from San'ta Rosa. the 'home of Luther Burbank. in Sonoma Valley, about 50 miles from 'Frisco.- I am getting good experience with prunes, doing all sorts of work with them. We work from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. From New castle (whence I nast wrote) I went to Lodi, ihoping to do a few weeks* in the grapes, but I was a little too early. I had a good look through the Lodi district, and was muclh impressed, but the more' I see' and the more I learn, the greater faith 1 have in home possibilities. If there is a living here, there is a fortun'e at home, and I -am so conv...
LOOPING THE LOOP IN GALE OF WIND. LONDON, 27th December. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
LOOPING THE LOOP IN GALP. OF WIND. LONDON, 27th December. A sensational aerial performance was given be fore a huge crowd at Hendon yesterday . by the well-known aviators Gustave Hamel and Chante loupe. Notwithstanding that a gale was blowing with a velocity of 60 miles per hour, the iitrepid .air men looped the loop and performed other thrill ing, tricks in mid-air. Hamel nearly met with disaster during his per formaiice of looping the loop. He succeeded in righting his aeroplane when it had almost touched the ground in a terrific downward swoop. Ilucks, the English airman, at Aintree, Linca shire, yesterday won. a wager by looping the loop in a gale of wind with a velocity of 50. miles per hour.
A STRAWBERRY GRADING SCOOP. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
A STRAWBERRY GRADING SCOOP. A strawberry grading scoop, which is exten sively used in large, berry growing districts is here shown. It is made. of tin, and, shaped very much like a. dustpan, except that it narrows down so that its mouth just fits a standard quart box. The berrries .are turnel over carefully in the scoop for inspection, and then rollled into a box. This saves changing from one box into an other, and the consequent bruising of nsany berries.- "Popular Mechanics."
FRUIT EXPORT TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
FRUIT EXPORT TRADE. A deputation representing the Victorian Fruit Growers' Associatibn waited upon the Harbor Trust on Monday, 22nd ult. Mir...J. H. Lang, president of the as sociation submitted two resolutions: That in the opinion of the association, the in spection of export fruit on or near the pier-as practised from the inception of the trade-is be coming more and more necessary each year owing to the rapidly increasing quantity of fruit ex ported. That the fruit growers strongly object to thb Department. of. Agriculture endeavdring' to compel the growers to send their fruit through the Gov ernment Cool Stores at the Victoria Dock. He explained that the deputation wanted the Harbor Trust to erect a shed oni the new pier. at Port Melbourne, where the export' fruit might be inspected, other wise they would be forced to send it' through the' cold stores at Victoria Dock. Pre-cooling did more harm. than good un less the whole of a ship's cargo was pre cooled. The fruit from Victoria...
PROFITABLE STRAWBERRY GROWING. METHODS WHICH LEAD TO SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
PROFITABLE STRAWBERRY CROWINGC METHODS WHIGH LEAD TO SUCCESS. . [BY OUR :ItRdTIOULTURAL REPORTER.] Although' strawberries may be success fully grown in almost any kind of~ioil, from sandy 'loam to stiff clay or rich 'volcanic, and in all climates, from the cool mountain regions to the hot irrigation districts, they are never so 'plentiful as to be within the' reach of the imasses; and,' while prices seem high enough to encourage extensive planting, the industry is never ru'shed. The reason is to be found in the large ambunt of hand labor involved in cultivation and harvesting--cultivation including the entire' replanting of the plot every few yeaks. There is very little scope for the use' of, laboi-saving machinery, or for handling the produce in. big' lines, consequently 'straw berry culture does not commend itself to the capitalist, who prefers tlhe bigger opera tions of: the orchard and vineyard. Very few strawberry gardens are more than four or five acres in extent, and a great ...
SHOWS TO COME. MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
SSHOWS TO COME. MARCH. Waudin District Ilorticulturnl Society .. . 12 Somerville Horticultural and Agricultural As acciation ......... ............... Diamond Creek'llorticultural Society ...... 19 Pakenham and District Fruit and Horticultu ral Society .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .... 2 APRIL. Royal Horticultural Society of Victoria o...22-23
HORTICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
HORTICULTURAL NO'TES. Complaints are sometimes made that fruit carried by rail is liable to be con taminated by being carried in trucks with fowl crates, kerosene, soap, grease and even artificial manure. Railway authorities as sert that efforts are always made to pre vent fruit from becoming tainted or bruised. There are occasions when small lots of fruit cannot be separated'from other sundries, but they may sometimes be taken into the van in order to escape damage. Consignors should complain immediately w-hen they are dissatisfied with the manner in which their fruit is handled. On the advice of Mr. Castella, Govern ment Viticulturist, several growers at Mer bein, Mildura, planted export varieties of grapes, principally Ohanez and Flame T'okay. Some of the vines are now in bearing, and it is hoped to make up a consignment of 500 cases, to be sent to London under "Somerset" conditions-that is, in a pear ship,, under the same condi tions as pears are carried. A representa tive of th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
GLAD 1 0 L I. o|binson's 17 Record Displays, n190 ROYAL SIIOW, FIRST PRIZE, and DIS PLAY of 87 VARIETIES. 1912. GRAND FRUIT, FLORAL DISPLAY, EXIIIBI. TR1N DUILDING.-First for 21. and Display 128 Vareties.tie. . Over 100 First Prizes. Largest Grower. Orandist Catalogue, Now Ready, d00 Varietiee itast During Summer, and Avoid Disappointment Always Incidental to Spring Planting. WARE GWARRENR2 NOR1 . Tomatoes, Fruits, Vegetables. Direct from Plant to Can. CAN:NIN PLANTS. Orchard and Factory Canning Plants With Capacity of 600 to 10,000 Cane Daily. Get Our illustrated Catalogue of the National Steam Pressure Canning Plants, Posted Free. CYCLONE: FENCE & GATB CO., 459 SWA-STON.-STR? T; . ®OURNE°.
WALLAN DISTRICT FRUIT NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
WALLAN DISTRICT FRUIT NOTES5 [PflOM UR CORRESPONDENT.] The orchards situated on the foothills of the Plenty Ranges and in the valleys of'the Plenty. River and Diamond Creek are. look ing well, but an inch or two of rain at the present juncture would be welcomed to fill out the apples and pears. From present appearances the' apple crop will be a little lighter than last year's, which was the heaviest on record. The cold snap and hail storms early in November did considerable damage. to the fruit, the south side of. the trees being most affected. An irregularity in the setting is very noticeaule tuis sea son, the same varieties tbeing heavy in some orchards and light in adjoining ones. This applies to Jonathans, WFive Crowns, and most. other varieties,, though .the Five Crown appears to" be the most consistent cropper in this district. Jonathan is, how ever, the most popular. ariety, as the cool climate suits it well, and' it is not subject to black spot to the same extent as the othe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
4 I Exceptlonal RING VALUES. Reign supreme at Roberts's\ Nowhere in Melbourne will you find Rings so lovely or values so rare. The purest of stones only are set in Roberts's Rings, nmak. ing .henm eagerly. sought by lovers of fine Jewellery. Our ;fine new OCatalogue tells you all. :about them--ind it's free on request, "Damond! Rdng Spcsralt" Watohm?sake and Jeweller 130, 138, 140 &t'14t ELIZABET TSTREET *at.e savaw. akl HAVE YOU Secured our DECEMBER Advice Book? Post. free to any address. This money-saving and prac tical' book is issued monthly; never be without it. OUR FAMED SET -of GIANT TAS. ASTER SEEDS, 7 colors, for 8/,' post freer or In 6d. and-1/- mixed packete; every seed grows. We lead Australia in Asters. WE TEST OUR SEEDS. WE PACK CAIRE FULLY. OUR SEEDS GROW. WE HAVE PRAC £ICAL XNOWlELDGE. " HrL.bAMEt R 'NURSERY C0:, Seed and Plant Merchants; 327 George-st., Syduaoej ALL BEEKEEPERS} SSUPPLIES,. ITALIAN QUEENS., Only 1st Prize Royal Show. A 80-page Illhistrated Ca...
GARDENING NOTES. THE FLOWER GARDEN [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
CARlDENItL , .4ThS. THE:. FLOWER GARDEN It is -a good: plan to lift da portion. at least of the spring -flowering bulbs as soon as thetops have died 'off.. Those that. are left in the ground will flower earlier, but the lifted ones are benefited by. a rest,, if only':-for a couple of months, 'and by regu lating the' time of 'replanting 'a 'successons of blooms may be' kept up: 'After .lifting, the bulbs should be allowed to dry off in the. shade .before being stored' in a cool, dry. :place. Daffodils,: hyacihths,- tulips, ranunculi and 'anemones ..are somie of the plants .thait should 'be treated iii this way, In planting. out seedlings- in the. hot -wea ther it is a good plan to dip the roots in a thick clay'.wash before putting them in the ground. It' is also well to provide shade for the plants umitil- they become established, "for which purpose pieces -of bush are very suitable:. Hydrangeas are now in full bloom,. and where they .ave been' well treated are making a "fine show. T...