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FERTILISERS ON MEADOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
FERTILISERS ON MEADOWS. TheAgricultural Department of the Swiss Government have just published an interesting report of experiments conduotcd over three years to test the effect of different fertilisers on meadow land. Tlio fertilisers experimented with were nitrogen, phosphate of lime, and potash, the fertilisers being tried alone and mixed. The conclusion arrived at, is that, in ordor to obtain the heaviest and most profitable crops, it is .neoes sary ^to'su'pply fertilisers containing the three principal fertilising substances— phosphoric aeid, potash, and nitrogen. Tlio extra yield obtained from this sys tem of manuring covers tho cost of the fertilisers and leaves a good profit. The effect of the manures is more mark ed on tho first cutting than on the second cut, the avorago increase hav ing been found to be from 62 to 100 per cent, on tlio former, and 20 to &lt;10 per cent, on the second crop.
SPORTING NOTES. THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
SPORTING NOTES. [By Rambler.] THE TURF. The annual race meeting of the Wedderburn Club is a fixture for Wednesday, 25th March, and the excellent programme drawn up, amounting to £100 in stakes, is advertised elsewhere. Nomi nations are due on Monday, 16th March, and handicaps will appear on the 20th. Some misapprehension appears to exist regarding the date of the opening of the quail season. Reports have got into circulation that quail may be shot earlier than March 1, but the Fisheries and Game Department desire it stated that the quail season does not open until that date.
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
(From our bpeoiul Correspondent). Wo all kamv that there is a steady increase in the population of this over grown metropolis—overgrown b. cause of tho disproportion between its inhabitants, and the numbor of the people in the rural dis tricts, wiiere they are wanted. Hut it is only when the fact is brought into prominence in some striking way that, we realise how great and how rapid the grrwth' is. One of these eyo-upeners is the fact that despite the vas-r, expan sion, at a huge expenditure, of tho pro visions for water supply, the demands are right up to tho innit of tho supply. On 4th February, 4912, a record con sumption of water was established, with 60,181,000 gallons for tho day. That record stood until January hist, when it was exceeded with 60,230,000 gal lons for one day. A few days later the enormous quantity of 74,579,000 gallons was consumed in the day, bring ing the average consumption of water in the metropolis for 22 consecutive days to 56,000,000 gallons per day. I...
FERMENTATION IN PAPERMAKING. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
f-EPMENTATION IN PAPER MAKING. A in on g the recent improvements in handling paper-making materials is n process for exf raeting the starch from cotton rags that are used in making linen papers. Practically all cotton olotli lias some kind of a filler, and much-of this is starch. In clippings from now cloth there is a considerable amount of starch filler. It was the practice formerly to soak the rags in warm water, and then to boil them in an alkali solution. But tho effect or the alkali on starch is very slow, as it causes tho starch to swell up, so that the solution reaches tho inner part of tho starch grains only with difficulty. Malt is added in the proper amount to convert the starch into a soluble sugar which readily dissolves out of the fibre of tho cloth and leaves it free of the filler. The active principlo of tho malt is the "enzymes" that attack the starch just as they do in the brewing process, and convert it into a form of sugar that is easily disposed of. Wife: "'Bow d...
CRICKET. BOORT DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. BOORT v. BARRAPOORT. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
CRICKET. BOOET DISTRICT ASrOCIA TION. I BOORT v. BARRAPOORT. . Boort team journeyed to Barra poort on Saturday las', and secured an easy win. Bavrapoort batted first, aud made only 91, F. .Smith being top scorer with 91. Baines and Pickering secured the wickets. Two beautiful catches were taken during the innings, one by Baines and the other by O'Donuell. Brockwell and- O'Donuell opened for Boort, and k'no'cked up 97 withr out loss. The Toriher batted, very steadily for 27, ' but O'Donuell opened-his shoulders to the tune of 65, including two sixes. . ■ ■
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
SCHNAPPS FALSELY LABELLED, Before a beiicli of local magistrates on 29th .January at St. Kilda, Kate Jury (Bay View Hotel, | High-streetl, v. as charged with exposing for sale schnapps under a false trade descrip tion. Inspector Rcclio gave evidence that he found schnapps exposed for sale en accused's premises in a bottle labu'.ed Wolfe's Schnapps made by another firm than the aotual-maker. The defence was.that when defendant poured tlio schnapps into she' wring bottle she defaced the label thereoa, and her son relabelled the schnapps ''Draught." Accused's plea was accepted, and the case was dismissed. No costs were al lowed.. " ' B " In tho District Court on 30tli Janu ary,* before.Mr. V. Tanner, P.M., Mary-Murtagb, licensee of Saracen's Head Hotel, Bourke-street, was charg ed, on the information of Matthew Campbell Lcckie, inspector of liquor, with having on 22nd November last applied to certain schnapps a false trade description, namely, " Wolfe's Schnapps." Informant stated that...
MARMAL v. LEAGHUR. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
M ARM A L - v.. LEAGHUR. On Saturday Leaghur"journeyed to Manual and "suffered defeat- at the bauds of the home team. Bat ting first Leaghur compiled 65, F; Thomas securing 27 of these. H. Alexander, with 3 for'6, was the most successful bowler: When play was discontinued, Manual had lost ~-t wickets for 99. G. Cdote witlL26 and H. Alexander with 22 not out were most successful. with the bat. Following are the scoies : Leaghur.— D. Jackson, c W. Alexander, b W. O'Donnell .„ ./ ... 0 N. Graham, c H. Alexander, b W. O'Donnell ... . ... 0 F. Thomas, c W. O'Donnell, b W. Alexa der ... ...* 27 R. Dunstan, b W. Alexander ... 0 F.Moore, c H. Alexander, b W. Alexander ... . ... 4 T. Slatter, b W. Alexander ... 4 W. Painter, b A. Alexander ... 1 S. Painter, c W. Alexander, b- H. Alexander ... ' ' ... • 0 A. I-oader, not out ... ... 2 C.Morrison, b H. Alexander ... 0 J. Weaver, c Mole, b W. Alexan der ... ... . .;. 0 P. Grey, c W. Alexander, b Coote 1 Sundries' ... .... 9 ■ Total ... .;. -......
DE-HORNING CALVES WITH CAUSTIC. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
DE-HORNING CALVES WITH CAUSTIC. Tho English Board, of Agriculturo gives the following direction for the use of caustic potash-Clip the hair from the top of the horn when the calf is from two to five clays old, 'slightly mois ten tho end of the stick of caustic with water, or moisten the top of the. lrorn bud, and rub too tip of each born limny with the potasu. for about a quarter ol a minute or until a slight impression 'lias been madu on tho centre of tho horn. Tho horns should bo treated in this way from two to four times at intervals of live minutes. If, during the interval ol live minutes after one or more applications, a little blood, ap-; pears in tlio jcentvo of ; thohorn , it will then only bo necessary .to give another very slight rubbing with the potash. The following &lt;111-0011008 should bo carefully observed:—The operation best performed when the calf is under live days old, and thouid not be tempted after the ninth day. Caustic potash can- be obtained from any...
MONEY-MAKING IDEAS. PATENT OFFICE PROCEEDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
MONEY-MAKING IDEAS. 1 VJ Xj &lt;TT OFFICE PIIOOEED1NGS. At- tho Patent Office applications | liavo been lodged in respect of tko un dermentioned inventions by Messrs. G. ; G. Turri and Co., Patent:Attorney No. 1, of Tho llialto, 499 Collins street,. Melbourne: — Shears arid aniihal clippers mventou by Mr. J. Bodenc, owned by tho Chi cago Flexible Shaft Compaiiv, United States, and;communicated to Mr. Turn in whose name tho patent is being se cured for the Company's convenience. The invention is more particularly for horso clippers. Advertising apparatus to show any jotters to spell out words or show signs in an improved manner is the subject of the application of a London coni pany, Naylorgrnph Ltd., in conjunc tion with the inventor, Mr. J. P. Nny lor. ■ This invention is serviceable for day and night working, and gives nuilti colour effects from suitablo lamps.. ■ Official progress is reported on the invention off Mr. T. D. Smith, of Queensland, in .connection with vadio t...
ON GOLDEN WINGS. CHAPTER XXII. CHAPTER XXII. CHARLEY HEARS GOOD NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
ON -GOLDEN WINGS. (By W. 110.17011 Poole). CHAPTER XXII. CHAPTER XXII. GHAHLEr HEARS GO.OE NEWS'. , Tho i woman's ou-uso is man's j they I rise or sink : Together,. dwarf'd or godlike,- bond ■ or free. Dowager Lady Wheeler . Long rose '/Couvcyiincid'to UlO "lloUlCo'I/lC 1'OgIOIl 01 "her Initio villa, a modicum of colt'ee in a screw of impel"—lor a very Talleyrand in domestic economy was iho dowager —she proceeded to open the window of tlie rooiii in which it was iier wont to subject a trichord Broadwocd to most merciless persecution. Small dogs upon tho road without, huddling then tails beneath them, and moaning dis mally at her abominable rpolcgy for play, would take to heed; whilst larger specimens of tho canine race would' squat backwards on their haunches ami howl ; oven the littlo Pomeranian whicii lay upon its velvet sai.otum at her feet would refuse to he passive, unless in possession of a wing &lt;./ lowl, or dainty sweetmeat, and only then looking up to favour her v...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
SOKO^'N UOUID FACE POWfiFK In tiui.se days of out-door life—motoring, golfing, bo .ting, etc.—a reliable and harm lest li-; ni.l face powder is one of tile neces sities of life. SOROSES LIQUID EACH POU'l) R is found by experts to be a perfectly invaluable preparation an 1 a decided i nprove-nent on the old-fashioned dry powder. IE-sides improving the appear ance it acts at a shield to the delicate skin of the face again u hot winds, dust, smuts, and other extraneous matter. Price as yd per I ottle. Obtainable at \V. Wvlie's, Hoort, For children's booking cough at nigbf, Woods' Great Pepp mint Cure. Is fid
BOORT RACES. GENERAL ENTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
BOORT RACES. GENERAL ENTRIES. Trial Stakes.—Battler Jack Miss Lastcombe, Stella Gay. Lineolii Green, Lorikeet, Bosemel, Lady Rosslyn, Glntinate, Eulalia. Bracelet Trot.—Lady Alto, N.B., Lady Hatnble, Bonnie Direct, CorrecGvay, Ella, Charlotte Bronte, Otter, Allie B., Tracev Alto, Direct B., Rosario, Tara, McKinney Miss, Princess Bronte, Little Boy, The Whip, Wellington, Boort Handicap.—Miss Colin, Bouadea, AJiss Lastcombe, Beg Ereakspeaxe, Murrabuigan, ;Pistol, Thanatcs; Queen Elizabeth, Doctor and Tinonee. . I lying Handicap.—Rattler Jack,. Miss.Colin. Bonadea," Stella Gay, Lincoln Green, Queen Elizabeth, Bosemel, Pistol, Doctor. • -Handicap" Trot.—Lady Alto, Cjrrectway, Charlotte Bronte, Ella, Otter, Allie B. Crucible S, Rosario, Traeey Aito, Direct B, The Whip. -;■ / Welter.—Miss Colin, Miss Lostcombe, Breakspeare, Stella Gay, Lincoln Green, Murrabuigan, Queen Elizabeth, - Ungala, and Tinonee. i
Cycling and Motor Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
© y cling' and 'Motor Notes. [By-Our Special Correspondent.] Captain Aniunsden, the discoverer of the South l'ole, evidently realises the possi bilities of the aeroplane for polar explora tion for he lias announced his intention of tilcing two American aeroplanes with him when ho leaves San Francisco for the Are tic regions next June. Both Amundsen and a member'of his staff are taking lessons 111 aeronautics in France. 1' or his new stabilising device Mr Or ville Wright,'one. of the brothers - respon sible for the invention of the aeroplane, lus become the recipient of the Cpllier ; prize awarded by the Aero Club of America for the most valuable advance in the science of aviation made during the present year. A most .successful demonstration of seventeen flights was made with the stabiliser before a special committee of the club. During five of the 'flights the device was entirely responsible for the-turns which were fault lesly accomplished. With the aid of this stabiliser it shoul...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Busticus.") With reports of a favorable nature i regarding the season coming from many Pai'ts of the State, it is somewhat of a. shock to people in the more happily circumstanced localities to learn from the story of the deputation the other day that many Mallee settlors have had a particularly, bad time. Acoording to the statements adduced, many of the settlers, some of whom are amongst - the pioneers of the western portions, have been brought to a precarious fin ancial position as tho result of drought and tho ravages of grubs. . The ob ject of the deputation was to seek as sistance from the government to tide them over present difficulties to the timo, which tiiey are confident will come, when good.returns aro again obtained. Tho deputation was representative of settlers in a. largo area of mallee coun try, about 100 miles long, extending from Ouyen to the South Australian border. Tho following requests were made to tho Minister:—That the Ad vances to Settl...
THE IDEAL NURSERY. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 19 February 1914
THE IDEAL NURSERY. It is not possible in every home to keep one room especially for the chil dren's use. \ But wherever it can bo done, the gain is great in very many respects. The kind of room, most suitable is a large, well-lighted, onsily-vontiated apartment with a sunny aspect, •• and ouo not situated too high up in the house. Sunlight and fresh air are almost as important as food to the child. Walls and ceilings are most hygienic when distempered or enamel led in pale tints. For tho floor a wasliablo cork carpet is a warm and sauitary covering, and can be bought in attractive patterns. An open fire place, which should be well protector.!, aids ventilation, and in the nursery is tho best mode of heating. Tho furniture should bo simple with out being Severn. Highly polished furniture and tho lumber of other rooms should never find their way into the nursery. There should bo a large, comfortable sofa, a cosy armchair, and a low table, which should br perfectly stable and fitted wi...