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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
At S. George's soda fountain all drirfks are cold, refreshing and satis fying. Ice cream every day. Call when in town. Boree Creek Farmer's Union. THE Next MONTHLY MEETING of the above will be held on MONDAY Dec. 5th, 1910, at 2 p.m. ? A. W. ASTON. Hen. Sec. - Brookong Farmers Union THE MONTHLY 'MEETING will be held in the School of Arts on SATUR DAY, 10th, Dec., at 11 a.m. M. O'CONNELL, Hon. Sec. Milbrulong Farmers Union. THE next MEETING of the MILBRU LONG FARMERS' ONION will ba held on NOV. 14th, at the BOUN DARY INN ,. F. IRISH, 900. Si^
Facts & Fancies. DENMARK'S ANCIENT FLAG. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
Facts & Fancies. DENMARK'S ANCIENT FLAG. The flag of Denmark, a plain red banner 'bearing on it a white cross, is the oldest flag now in existence. For over 300 years both Norway and Sweden were united with Denmark under this flag. In the year 1219 King Waldemar of Denmark, when leading his troops to battle against the. Livonians, saw or thought he saw a bright light in the form of a cross in the sky. He hejd this ap pearance to be a promise of divine aid, and pressed forward to victory. From this time he had the cross placed on the flag of 'his cfountry. and called it the Dannebrog, that is, the strength of Denmark.
School of Arts. PROPOSED ELECTIVE COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
School of Arts. = -- — — :o: — ? ? - PROPOSED ELECTIVE COM MITTEE. The monthly meeting of the School ? of Arts Committee was held on ? Thursday evening, Nov. 17. Mr J. ? Gilmour, J.P., Vice-President, occu pied, the chair and the others present ? were — Dr Davies, Messrs P. W. McCarthy, J. C, Stewart, S. E. Napier, W. F. Jackson, H. W. Nette and Len Neustadt (secretary). fcTwo letters .were received, one from Hari-v Craig's manager and one from ? M essrs Jas. Nolan and Sons. The ? ' latter read as follows : — Sir, — I wish ?to offer an emphatic protest against 'the way your Committee ^lealt with our tender for -work -to . be done at the School of Arts. They allowed our prices to be published in_ the local papers (or any others) and then *???- coolly say. that they will wait for other .tenders. Is it right to expose our price and then ask other trades men to work cheaper — for that is ? 'what they are doing. If our tender '? Ind not been exposed of course your yCJ jmmittee had a -.pe...
A HOBBY AND A BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
A HOBBY AND A BUSINESS. A writer in 'Poultry' gives some commonsense advice on the acquisi tion of poultry knowledge. I would advise, he says, anyone who wishes to make poultry-keeping the 'busi- ness of life' to devote the whole of the time he can spare from his regu I ? ......ntmn tn nhtatflW n thor- ' lar uttupo''' «?' ? ? t- — — . ough knowledge of fowls and their management. Commence with a few fowls only, and keep a careful record of everything connected with them. Treat your hobby as though it were a business. Continue on these lines until you have a complete practical knowledge of poultry and have made a name for yourself as a breeder of good stock. How long a period must elapse before this desirable point will be arrived at depends on circumstances. Some t aspirants have more time to devote to hob bies than others, but natural ap titude and inclination, have more to do with the beginner's progress than anything else. A prolonged experi ence with poultry is .not synony- 1 mo...
The Poultry Run. A GOOD NEST-BOX. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
[?] m A GOOD NESTBOX Hens are capable of hatching much larger broods than is ^gener ally imagined, so long as they are given proper nest-boxes aind not ex pected to rear large families during the cold weather. A good type of nest-box is 1ft inches square and 18 hi-rh. A shutter secured hv buttons composes nearly the entire front, But a slit two inches wide at the top is left open. These boxes are built in fives, and placed in tiers three high. The nests are formed of hay on the bare boards, the corners be ing carefully . filled up. The hens should «be taken off and tethered in the open every day, fed on maize, watered, and supplied with ashes. They should never be allowed to leave the nest at will. The proper time for a hen to be off the nest in cold weather is ten minutes, and in hot weather from fifteen to twenty minutes, or even half-an-hour.
The Farmer. CHEESE FROM PASTEURISED MILK. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
The. Farmer. . ? ; ? 9 ? CHEESE FROM PASTEURISED - MILK. For some time In the past ex periments on various cheese prob lems have been conducted by the Wisconsin Experiment Station and the Dairy Division of the United States Department of Agriculture, including the use of pasteurised milk for cheese making. Many at tempts have been made to acconi nlioU f Um Kilt- mama tUom »???!*_ piiau itiia ciiU) uui uuuc ui 1111.111 auv cessful. The difficulty has been that pasteurised milk could not be properly coagulated with rennet. It required to be ripened with a start er for several hours after pasteuris ing, which made the process very long; but the difficulties are now claimed to have been at last over come. The advantages from pasteuris ing milk for cheese making are numerous. Any disease germs pre sent in milk, such as those which produce tuberculosis or typhoid fever, can be killed by pasteurising at the proper temperature. Pasteur ising might be expected also to kill those bacteria whi...
A DEADLY DISEASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
A DEADLY DISEASE. Enteritis is a malady which does its deadly work quickly and is the cause of the loss of : many young chickens. At night .. they seem all right, and in the morning they are dead. If- prompt measures are not taken it very quickly spreads. ; Any chicks; which are found dead -from this disease must be burnt-— hot bur ied. The other birds should = be caret fullty examined and- any. that are wet - and sticky round the vent must.h£ 'isolated It is also safest to n»v£ the whole flock to fresh, clean ground? The .old run should be thoroughly cleaned . by strewing fresh burnt lime upon the ground and watering. After a few days the ground should be turned over. The birds should be given water which contains roup powder of wat er slightly tinted with permanganate of potash. The worst cases require somewhat different treatment how ever. These shouldsbe given about six drops of chlorodyne about every three hours in warm water; ; This will generally check the disease and effect ...
A FEEDING EXPERIMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
A FEEDING EXPERIMENT. An experiment has recently been conducted at an American station on the feeding of chickens, which is of special interest to poultrykeep ers. In the experiment two pens of chickens were, confined at the same time, both lots consisting of the same number of birds of equal gross weight. The same mixture of solid food was supplied to both, the only difference being that one lot hadj only water to drink, while the other had, in addition to water, all the milk they could consume. The trial lasted six weeks. The most notice able results were in the case in which the milk drinkers gained fif teen pounds in weight in the same time as the water-drinkers gained seven and a half pounds- The cost in food to produce one pound of chicken without milk worked out at ad., and with milk the cost per pound came to only i}d. In the six weeks the lot which had milk to drink consumed ten pounds more of solid food than those that were con fined to water.
The Referenda. TO BE TAKEN IN MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
The Referenda. TO BE TAKEN IN MARCH. Arrangements are being made by the Federal electoral staff to take the referendum polls at the end of March next. It has been decided that no. canvass will be made prior to polling' day, consequently the referendums will be taken on the existing rolls, with such additions and snbjeot to suoh alterations as may be made iu ordinary course under the law prior to the date of the issae of the writs iu- February next, All persons en titled to the Commonwealth fran chise who are not already enrolled, and all electors who have removed from one subdivision to another since last securing enrolment, should take, steps'at once to obtain enrolment, or transfer, or change of enrolment, as i the case requires, in ordeij that their.1 names may be correctly included in the supplementary rolls to be printed imxh'i 'i ttely after the issue of the writ0 for the referendums. Com monwealth electoral fornis of claim, printed on a card, may be obtained at any post offic...
Presbyterian Church. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
; ? Presbyterian Churcb. Mr Hugh Paton's brief visit to Lockhart closed with the service on Tuesday evening, when he was as sisted by the Rev. J. Jennings. Those who heard Mr. Paton 'were greatly pleased , and we . yentnre to say, pro fited. Mr Gurner, of Wyong, it' was understood, was to take rip the liock hart charge, but it appears the Wy ong folks did not wish to part with him. As no preaclier was forthconi* ing for laat fionda^'s Mivioet the/ ^ I
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
The Sands of - - ;; - . -- Time are Sinking . 1 ^ M , I . ? ? ?? ' - ' . 's -. ?' ' IN A FEW DAYS HODGSON'S RE-BUILDING S£fe.-SA LE. „.*j Will be numbered witli tlie past. Eden's Bower lias been ravished by passionate Bargain Hunters, and- the popular verdict has been ? ? --- t- , - l 4- This is a Genuine Sale ' I' ^ ' ArtE NUGfififS OH trifi SUn^ACEJ Bargains hitherto Undreamt of, v ' r Sacrlfldoft Worth mora to you than the glowing Bullfinch of the West. ? in Depend upon it the residents oE this district have struck a rich lode in this GllEAT ' ? : ft e-BUItiDINGt SALE, l^hetfe has been nothiug like it befoie. It will yield von 30s iu the ,? £ On fair valaafcioas. B::low, are some striking instances in reduction — not in one but in all 'Departments, and especially note our rough haudliug of prices in the Dress, Millinery and ' Children's Departments. ? ' ^ _ ? ? ? : ? ? ? ? ? — ' ; '? \'\1. A Dash Through Our Drapery Shelves- , j, , , Dark American Print, 3s 6d dozen , . 36 inch W...
SIMPLEST FORM OF AIR MACHINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
v SIMPLEST FORM OF AIR MACHINE. The simplest form of heavier fhan-air machine is the stiff card or , letter which you may spin across the room. If you give it just the right twirl, it will glide on a level for many feet. There are many ways besides of folding a sheet of ctifF naner which will convert it in - to a surprisingly clever little air ship. With a little practice these gliders may be made to fly ten or twenty times their own length, which would be relatively a very - creditable flight for the best aero plane models. There is no better way to begin the construction of a model aeroplane than by study and * experiment with these paper ships. Tlie most famous aeronauts of the day, the Wright brothers-, Curtiss, Herring, ajjd many others,, have spent years working with gliders before attempting ' to build or fly an aeroplane.
WHAT THE ANGEL SAID. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
WHAT THE ANGEL SAID. A little girl was rather given to exaggeration, and would tell wild stories. of her adventures, for which she was duly punished on the - - grounds of telling naughty stories. ? One day after her walk in the , park she ran, to her mother, exclaim ing: 'Oh, mummy, as nurse and I u'ArA ttrolLrincr in MiP nnrk A fTfeat r ? — d ? big lion sprang out, and would have eaten me up if nurse had not -pulled ? me aside.' 'You naughty child!', said her mother. 'Go to your room, and' stay there until you are sorry for telling such wicked stories, and ask i your good angel to forgive you for 1 telling such a naughty story about ''.a lion.' Half an hour later her mother went up and found her looking very penitent. 'Well,' she said, 'have you ask ed your good angel to forgive you?' 'Yes, mummy,' was the reply. 'I did ask, and he said, 'Don't mention it, Miss Brooks; I've often mistaken those big yellow poodles for lions myself !'
Public Opinion. THE DRAINS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
Public Opinion. THE DRAINS. To the Editor. Sir,— Perhaps you might be able to tell me who?c attempt it was to try and beantity the screed of Lock» hart by ttc.iins' op the street! to uiaio them J' I? the farmers, as they otter, do; ri^'tgh drains to enrry rain i '.vtuer to t;iuk 5 you will find they will i do it in a ?'.?'ay so as to drain all the ! water, and v. 'A in ;i '-.vircii buck rail I wn.v f.ishiTTi. P:rv 1 .o'-khRrt. nfnnla foi- dust ! What about our footpaths, where all this earth has been thrown indiscrimately over them to either blow away as dust or make more mud. or make the path impassible. And the tree-planting idea, which of tlie cou-.i^iiiors takes the credit of having the trees planted iu the position they hold r T might ask why they were not planted at the side of the footpath, instead of out on tlie road. When they grow up it will mean that they will encroach 12 feet on each side of the road. How much road would then be left? Yours truly, boree.
For Young Folks. A USEFUL PLOUGH. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
For Yonng Folks. 1 -t — ; ? v A USEFUL PLOUGH. What strange animal has no eves, -no ears.' no nose, no teeth, and no jaws? Why the common earth worm. But, as is the case with blind men,va worm has a very keen sense of touch, and can 'tell the shape of a leaf by feeling round u., it- ii, auu uiua miuw uy umur tuu ««? can bust pull the leaf down into its hole. And it is a very useful ani mal, for all the year round It is. ploughing the ground in its own curious way. From ten to fifteen \ tons an acre of earth are said to be brought to the surface every year by the action of worms.
The Priory Sale. AUCTIONEERS SECURE EXCELLENT PRICES. DRAUGHT HORSES AVERAGE £51/5/. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
The Priory Sale. ? : q ? AUCTIONEERS SECURE EX CELLENT PRICES. - DRAUGHT HORSES AVERAGE £51/5/. Mr W. Day, Auctioneer, Lockhart, reports holding a very snccessful clearing sale at The Priory, on ac count of Messrs Evans Bros., on the 15th in conjunction with 'Messrs Horwood and Raleigh, stock and sta tion agents, etc., Wagga. There was a very large attendance of buyers pre sent from the whole of the surround ing district. Bidding was brisk throughout the sale, competition being extremely keen for the draught mares : nrices .ransred from £'A'2 t.r» £63 per head, making an average of . £51/5/. Yearlings and 2-years-old ^ ? i made from £22/10/- to £36. Light J horses from £17/10/- to £25. :i Draught stallion, £71. Trotting stallion, Freedom, £100. Stove \ wethers, 6/6 to 7/7. ewes 5/, xb lambs 5/7. Poddies and young store ? cattle 21/- to 45s. Milch cows £4/L0/- to £5/15/. Ploughs, £11, ^ £14, £21 and £22 each : cultivator, ^£22/10 /-: lvaper anil bindei*. £19 : 'dra}', £20 : buggy. £4...
A VERY DULL BOY. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
A VERY DULL BOY. 'Well, Jimmy,' said - shop keeper to his- new boy, 'you'rfe back, I see, and you took your time. You must, learn to do your errands more quickly. Did you give my letter to Mr. Smith?' 'Yes, sir,' was the answer, 'but I don't think Mr. Smith can read, . sir.' 'Whv do vou think that, — *?' jimrtiy?'' 'Because he's blind, sir.'.' 'I didn't know that, Jimmy. What makes you think that he's blind?' 'Well, sir, when I went into his- room he asked me twice where my hat was, and it was on my head all the time.'
"A GREAT KIND ENGLISHMAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
'A GREAT KIND ENGLISH MAN. The constant rumours of the closing of the Crystal Palace has caused to be retold a story of its opening day. The event coincided with the presence in London of a young American couple on their honeymoon. The husband had sav ed for many a day to give his wife the pleasure of a trip to Europe, but funds were running short, and the price for admission to the ex hibition oh the opening day was so high that one ticket only could be bought. With that tieket the young wife made her way to the ceremony, only to find that, owing to her small stature, she could not see one of the royalties and notables in the great procession. . At the thought of this disappointment _ and the waste of money represented by her ticket the tears began to flow down her cheeks. At that moment she elt two strong hands under her arms and found herself lifted higrh above the crowd. So held she saw everything, but when she was plac ed down on the ground once more it was to find herself inde...
NANCY. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 22 November 1910
NANCY.' VI wish I wasn't going to school,' said Nancy Mason to her sister Elsie. v ; 'Why?' asked Elsie. 'I am \ ? pleased to go.' V The two girls were sitting alone in the summer-house which separated the garden from, the orchard. Their father was a school-master, and, though he was not rich, he had con trived, to send his two daughters to ... a boarding-school. Nancy however ' was not pleased with the prospect, ? and she went on — 'It is very nice for you, Elsie; you are clever and will get on well with the teachers and girls, but 1 . am so ignorant— they will never like inc.' 'Never mind, I will help' you all I can,' said Elsie, trying to -com- fort her little sister. Two days later they were jogging along in the little trap which was conveying them to the station. Their father whispered words of encour agement to them, and tried his best to console them. At last the train steamed into the station, and, after saying 'Good- bye' to their father and mother, the two little girls wer...