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Dookie Branch A.N.A. FORTNIGHTLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 14 May 1914
wookie Branch A.N.A. I'OKTNIGIITLV MEETING. The fortnightly meeting' of the above was held last Monday night the president, Mr. G. T. Sach, ; presiding over a fair attendance i of members. Nomination of offi cers for the ensuing half-year was taken, and election will tako place next meeting. One or two matters of local in terest were discussed. One in particular may appeal to older residents—that of protecting in some way tho " cairn " erected by Major Mitchell on Mt. Major when exploring the country in 1837. The local branch decided to open a subscription list for the purpose of erecting a picket fence round the cairn, and to have an inscription placed thereon. It was decided that the branch don ate £1 Is., and the President and Mr. D. McLean be appointed to canvass the town. The fence would entail but little cost, and If everyone gave a little, tho diffi culty would soon be overcome. Messrs. G. T. Sach and P. F. Lynch wore appointed represen tatives of the local branch to attond t...
Breeding Seed Wheat. PROLIFIC NEW VARIETIES. RIVALS TO "FEDERATION." [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 14 May 1914
Breeding Seed Wheat". 1'KOIjIFIC NKW VAKIKTJES. KIV.ALS TO " FEDIJi!ATIO-W Mr. A. E. V. "Richardson, Vic torian Agricultural Superinten dent, "is developing some new breeds of wheat more prolific and more suitable for Victorian con ditions, than the best varieties now in general use. The experi mental and testing slaves have not yet been completed, but if present indications are maintain ed one of these wheats will grmv throe grains for two produced by the present best variety. The breeding of new varieties of wheat is one of the most im portant activities of the Agricul tural Superintendent. A&lt; present between twenty-five and tbirtv diffevent varieties are in general cultivation in Victoria. Of these the most prolific known is Feder ation. It came into general use about ten years ago, and has given consistently heavy yields. The supremacy of Federation wheat is now-seriously-threatened for new competitors ave coming ti.&lt;, «.,)&lt;!. not only vio witli ...
Weighbridges. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 14 May 1914
Weighbridges. At the last meeting of the Tun g'aniah Shire Council, Cr. I'ord, pursuant to notice, moved that the motion forbidding the borrowing of money for erect ing weighbridges be rescinded. Cr. Cummins seconded. The President (Cr. Jas. Ryan) said he had always been in favor of weighbridges, and would sup port the motion in order to clear the way to discuss the larger question. The motion was agreed to unanimously. Cr. Cummins then moved the motion standing in his name, that £1500 be borrowed for the erec tion of weighbridges at certain stations. A lengthy discussion ensued, during which the proposal was viewed from every conceivable standpoint. It was ascertained that the cost of a 15-ton weigh bridgo was £225. Cr. Deagan said that at one time farmers were averse to weighbridges; now the feeling was the other way. In view of the all-round agitation in favor, he would suDDort the motion. The President, while favoring weighbridges being erected if it were certain the proposal to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 14 May 1914
At, the last meeting of the com mittee of the V.R.C., the appeals of; F. J.' McMahon , (owner, for himself and br g Bouchal Mach ree) and T. A. Kile (jockey) against the Wangaratta Turf Club stewards disqualifying; them and br g Bouchal Machree for 12 .months for dishonest practices in the Flying" Handicap on April IS were dismissed, and the stewards' decision confirmed, L5 of each de posit being forfeited to the Dis tressed and Disabled Jockies' Fund. MOST ENTIIUSrASTIC. " I have tried Chamberlain's Pain Balm and found it invaluable for sciatica," says Mrs", E. Burnett, 07 Welcstend' Street, Wantjanni. N.Z " I have also found it a wonderful healer for cuts. I don't think you will find anyone more enthusiastic over Chamberlain's Pain Halm than 1 am." For sale by Callander and I'orer. Dookie and Cosgrove. For Bronchial Coughs, take Woodfi' Great Peppermint Cure, ig cd.
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua. Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 14 May 1914
"OSTAl. RATES AND REGULATIONS --v &lt;r. [\\ here thu term "The Common tvoaltili" is ur,«l in connection with these rates iimi ri^uhitioiis it includes Papua. 1/ord Uou-o Ulani, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. For every i orance or fraction thereof. For delivery within the Common wealth 0 1 for delivery ia the Uritish Em pire 0 1 For delivery in the New lie-brides, Uiuike, and Torres Islands ..0 2 For delivery ii: other places .... 0 2} LISTTEK CARDS. For delivery within the Commonwealth: i£ini;ie, Id. each ; reply, Id. each half For delivery iu tiie. liritish Empire (see list of placer under "Letters")—Sin. gv- hi. e;io i For delivery i > New Hebrides, Banks. Bill Torres Islands — .Single, -d. each. For delivery in other plates— siu^lo, iijd. each. POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with the Id. stamp, and Reply or double cards, each half of which has the Id. stamp impressed thereon, may be transmitted to plaoeo within the Commonwealth, and to thoF'. nlaces, enlunerate...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 14 May 1914
For Children's Hacking Cough at \Yflails' &lt;.5real Peppermint C'v.vo. CALLANDER & FORER'S FIRST E5ISr»X-i?LY OF Autumn & Winter Novelties . . Are Now On View. JUST a Glance at our Attraotive Display of All the Newest Novelties will easily convince you of the EXCEPTIONAL GAEE AND TASTE that has been exercised in making Our Selections of the New Season's Most Popular Styles. OUR Efforts to Provide for Every Taste will be fully ap parent in Our .... New Season's Goods, WHICH include Stylish CoBtumes, Delightful Milinery, Dainty Blouses, Fashionable Furs, Latest Golf Coots, At tractive SKIRTS, Newest Dre83 Materials, Etc. Every Department is Freslily Stocked witli JNew Season's Goods. See Our Indoor and Window Displays. Our Supreme Values and Low Prices will Ibe a Foremost Feature. THE IMPORTANT QUESTION OF Finding Headwara Suitable in Style and Appearance at Low Prices is most pleasingly solved here. WE Want You to Call and Inspect the Now Season's Fashions. I...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 14 May 1914
% /\ /f \ *?jlS A Y /H* %iLKm Of Woe \£#» '^fesK There is no Woe in 9 T|^ ^ * o 1 O £* |rj-&lt; &lt;n r% IiC liai l> WHEEL. IS so well built that then- i-' j!Otln/;g Lul [ho lunxitnuni of satisfaction to be gut out ui it. Prices 'from £3 tOs. to your order. Terms arranged. ~Sond lot Oivtiilcko'j \ur yowr^olf ——— Good-Reliable Secondhand (Cycles from £.2 10s, Or we can supply you with n Motor Car. |Price •4l^i&N'*S===w-. £(65 Complete . \ v-/ j\ P' TOE MF/TZ 1012 H.P. The most economical and simplest to manage. fTlHia^V BROS, " BAKB" CYCLE WORKS, 283 Elisabeth 55-fcvecrti, It-'ii eSibo -ui x* rs 3. W. B. HO ARE, Local A 'j^ent. jr. 1*. j¥lsif>UFF5 all Paperha&ger. j\ \ Sigawriter .. I BEAUTIFY fOUE HtiJll THE BEST WAY TO DO THIS IS TO ENTRUST THE WORK TO THE ABOVE, WHO WILL GIVE YOU EVERY SATISFACTION, AND AT BED BOOK PRICK. ' Estimates Given. Contrasts Taken. High Class Work and Square Dealing. 'ADDRESS—Wyndham Street, SheppartoD, (New Premises ...
The Recorder. "Unwarped by prejudice, unbiassed by faction, Irrespective of nationality or creed, Justice mete we out impartially to all." THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1914. Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 14 May 1914
Gbe IRecorber. Uowarped by prejudice, Unbiassed by faction, Irrespective of nationality or oreed, Justice mete we out impartially to all." THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1914. Local and General News. On Wednesday, 20th May, Messrs Dalgety and Co., of Albury and Lock hart, announce that they will sell by auetioD, on account of Win. Ditch field, the "Trigger Vale Estate, eight mile3 from Lock'oart towards Albury. The property comprises about 1450 acres freehold, being first-class wheat land and excellent grazing country. Full partioulnrB are given in another column of this issue. Messrs. Green, Manning and Co. report having conducted their usual fortnightly sale at St. James on Tues day, 5th May, when they submitted •an excellent yarding of stock to n fair attendance, whioh, however, con sisted principally of buyers ; aud we can report having effected a total clearance of the yarding with the exception of one line of weaners. The following are some of the prices obtained :—Fat wetherB at 22s 9d ; ...
Dookie College. EXPERIMENTAL WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 14 May 1914
Dookie College. EXPERIMENTAL WORK. &nbsp; &nbsp; In the report for April of Mr. Pye, principal of Dookie Agricul- tural College, which has been pre- sented to the Council of Agricul- tural Education, it is stated that interesting experiments are being carried out in the crossing of rams of various pure breeds with cross- bred ewes, for the production of early lambs. The establishment of freezing works at Shepparton for export of lambs will make their production a matter of con- siderable importance to farmers in the Goulburn Valley. The numbers of each class of ewes to lamb are :—Crossbreds, 800 ; Lin- colns, 129 ; Merinoes, 50 ; Shrop- shires, 20 ; Border Leicester, 30 ; and Hampshires 20. Regarding cropping operations, it is stated that the amounts of seed wheat sown per acre vary from 45 to 50 lb., with 50 to 65 lb. per acre of superphosphate. &nbsp; Varieties of wheat to be sown to meet the seed demand next year are :—Federation, 120 acres ; Cur- rawa, 48...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes PapuaLord How[?] IsLand, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. For every ½ ounce or fraction thereof. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 21 May 1914
POSTAL RATES AHQ REGULATIONS «-v _ a: [Whero the term "The Common wealth" is used in connection with thcsa rates an&lt;l regulations it includes i'apua Lord How© IsLan J, and Norfolk Island.1 LETTERS. For every i oauco or fraction thereof. For delivery within tho Common wealth 0 1 For delivery in the British Em pire .. 0 X For delivery in tho Now Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands .. 0 2 For delivery in other plucos .... 0 2J LETTER CARDS. For delivery within the Commonwealth: Single, Id. each ; reply, Id. ouch half. For delivery in the l'.ritish Empire (soe list of place? under "Lcttern")—Sin gle. Id. eaci. For delivery m New Hebrides, Banks, ani Torres Islands—Single, 'Jd. each. For delivery in other places— Single, 2Jd- each. POST CARDS. Singlo Postcards impressed with tha Id. stamp, and Reply or double cards, each half of which has the Jd. stamp impressed thereon, may be transmitted to places within tho Commonwealth, and to those places, enumerated under "Loiters," to w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 21 May 1914
HONESTLY KKCO M M EN 1) K D. " To nnyone suffering from diarrhoea can honestly recommend Chamberlain' Colic and Diarrluea Uemedy as beine the most satisfactory remedy 011 the market," writes Mr C. C. Hooper, Wakefield, N.Z. " I have tried all sorts of medicines, but havo found nothing equal to Chamber lain's Colic and Diarrlm a Kemedy." Sold by Callander and Forer, Dookie and Cos grove. Printed and Published by E. B. Clabic, at the Offioo of this journal, Mary-ntreot, Doolsio.
Wheat Ready Reckoner. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 21 May 1914
Wheat Ready Reckoner. The following shows at a glance how farmers may arrive at the num ber of bushels of wheat contained in a giver, load:— One cwt equals 1 bushel 52 lbs, Twq cwt equals 3 bus 44 lbs. Three cwt equals 5 bus 36 lbs. Four cwt equals 7 bus 21 lb3. Five cwt equals 9 bus 20 lbs. Six cwt equals 11 bus 12 lbs. Seven cwt equals 13 bu3 4 lbs. Bight cwt equals 14 bus 56 lbs. Nino cwt equala 16 baa 48 lbs. Ton cwt equals 18 bus 40 lbs. Eleven cwt equals 20 bus 32 lbs. Twelve cwt equals 22 bus 24 lbs. Thirteen cwt equals 24 bus 16 lbs. Fourteen cwt equals 26 bus 18 lbs. Fifteen cwt equals 28 bus. Sixteen cwt equals 29 bus 52 lba. Seventeen cwt equals 31 bus 44 lbs. Eighteen cwt equals 33 bus 36 lbs. Nineteen cwt equals 35 bus 28 lb3. Oug ton equals 37 bus 20 lb3. Two tons equals 74 bus 40 lbs. Three tons equals 112 bus. Four tons equals 149 bus 20 lbs. Five tons equals 303 bus 20 lbs. Six tons equals 224 bus and so on.
SPORTING NEWS. Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 21 May 1914
SPORTING NEWS. Shooting. . ihe annual meeting; of the Dookie Gun Club was held at the (Gladstone Hotel last Friday night. There was only a moderate atten dance of members. The minutes of the previous meeting were con firmed; and the balancc-sheet P.dopted. The election of officers for Hie ensuing term resulted as follows : —President, Mr. P. W- Ryan (re elected) ; vice-president, Mr. 0. A. Forer; secretary and treasurer, Mr. A. McFarlane (re-elected): committee, Messrs. W. Y. Rim C. I Polan, L. G. Rouvray and F. W. Martin ; handieappcrs, Messrs. E. J. Cummins and \V. Y. Sim. The membership fee was fixed at 2s Gel, and it was resolved (o register the club at once. It was decided to hold a £J.O starling match at an early date, the arrangements for which was left in the hands of the president and secretary. The advisability of holding the annual pigeon shoot was fully discussed, and considering the undertaking proved so successful liXHt year, it \vl\h unanimously agreed that this w\H b...
To Our Readers. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 21 May 1914
To Our Readers. Very often an interesting item may come under your notice. You may witness soma interesting oc currence which would bo of general interest to the public and your dis trict. We invito you to scud it along, written in a short, orisp, style, the crisper tho bettor. 'Iho editor will carefully peruse all communications sent, whether they be in political, social or other form, and they will be treated as strictly confidential. All items must, however, be well authenticated, and from a reliable source. All commu nications will be acknowledged in the correspondence columns. | Nowspaper clippings are also ac- | ceptiible, and facts about people such as deaths, marriages, social events, etc. ; in fact on all events, will be carefully read and, if suitable, pub lished. We wish to make this journal as interesting a9 possible, and you may help us if you desire. Give us your opinions on the current topics of the day—thoy may provo of interest to our readers. If you do not wish you...
Racing. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 21 May 1914
Racing. A meeting of tho Easier Mon day Sports Club was held at the Dookio Hotel last Friday evening, May .15, the president, Mr. P. Lynch, presided over a moderate attendance of members. The minutes of tho previous meet ing having been read and eon firmed, the secretary (Mr. T. > O'Dwyer) submitted a statement ' showing the receipts to have been j £196 12s ad, but an amount of £8 i 19s was outstanding. The expen-1 aiturc totalled £91 13s -Id. in the event of the amount outstanding being handed in (he total pro/it would be L113 15s Id. The state ment was received and adopted, subject to it being certified to by the auditors. Messrs. D. M'Lean and M. McNamara were appoint ed auditors. Mr. P. W. Ryan (who voluntarily did the whole of the collecting) reported that: his book showed an amount of L(>2 ISs Gd, of which L53 19s had been received and paid into the bank. Everyone present acknowledged tho result was most satisfactory, and hearty votes of thanks were passed to the secreta...
Some Useful Information. PUT THIS IN YOUR NOTE BOOK. To MEASURE TIMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 21 May 1914
Some Useful Information. PUT THIS IN YOUR NOTE BOOK. To Measuke Timber. Take the average girth in inches, divide by 4, deduot 1 inch (for bark) tor each G test of circumference, and squire tho result; this gives mean sectional area. Multiply this by length of tree in feet, and divide by 130—the quotient equals contents in cubic feet. Taxic Measuuemext. The usual form oi tank for pas toral purposes is a square or rect angular block, with four slopes of equal or uniform batter. Add to gether the area of the bottom, of the top, and four times the area of the middle, and divide the result by 6 for the main area. Multiply this by the depth and divide by 26, and the result i3 tho contents of the whole, including slopes, in cubic yards. Computation of Aciieage. Divide the enclosure into different triangles; multiply the basa (in links) of each triangle by its perpen dicular height, and divide by 2 ; this yives area in square links; point off I fivo Gguroa to tho right (dividing by 100,000 ...
Football. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 21 May 1914
Football. Whilst a. number of local foot ballers were engaged in kicking and marking practise in the rail way reserve, they were being watched by some interested young ladies, the following echoes came floating o'er the breeze:—"That nice young man from the bank kicks well and should play well for Dookie this season " ; ihe lad that wears the rod braid oji his coat, also came under their notice, for one was heard to remark " He is a real top-notcher ; good kick, fair mark, but Saturday afternoon is very awkward for him to get away, what a pity." Then there is that little chap, he's too small .altogether for a footballer, but I suppose he thinks because lie can whistle ' pretty joey ' and things like that, he should also be able to play football—like a man." " But, you know,!' said the other, "it's too soon yet to pass an opinion on the boys, so let us finish our shopping." And " Oh, dear, there's that horrid newspaper man listening to our conversation, and I'm sure he'll have it in ...