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DINNER TABLE DECORATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
DINNER TABLE DECORATIONS. Some 1 ittlc! changes arc coining into the style of laying the table for a dinner party' Tin* fashion of folding napkins into fancy shapes has gone out in favour of the plain fold. King Edward net this style going, as he disliked using a dinner 11:1 ]»kiu tliat iiad been too much pawed about. Hence, the plainly folded napkin is now move, often seen. The ell'ect of the napkins HO folded is much less fussy and more restful than the old way. Many people are giving up silver fish knives and forks and going hack to the two forks, which are still considered the best form for eating lish. Quite a simple lloral arrange ment is now liked, and, indeed, a fruit centrepiece is often arranged and (lowers dispensed with as much as possible. The tall flower vases which cause guests at opposite sides of the table to play a game of hide and seek have been proved a nuisance and voted out o) court.
Timber Permits. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
Timber Permits. The Minister for Agriculture has laid down curtain conditions under Avhich shire and municipal councils may remove timber without claim for payment of royalty value being made. A permit must first be ob tained from ait authorised forest offi cer. shire engineers may issue such permits under certain conditions, but no permit shall apply to contract Avork. All timber so taken must have a special shire's brand, and a return, shoAving the kind and quantity of timber taken must be furnished, to gether Avith the names of the per sons employed in obtaining it.
Shire and Municipality Local Government Act. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
^ -===- ^ II SMre and Municipality I Local Government Act. "Tho Land" will welcome discussion upon matters specially altectintf shires and country municipali ties, and will as far as possible, furnish specific information in answer to questions. Mr. ArMmr OilliUi, JVliiiiHlx'r for Woi'kn, infoniiB "Th« Land" thai; tilt! of Ul(! (ioVtU'llIIMUlt, with roganl to tlio iun&lt;!ii&lt;lni&lt;Mit of tlio Local Government ACI.h would not l)() made known unlil after the bill which ins had dratted had been Hubniitted l.o the Cabinet, It was not lilcisly that thin would be before about tint middle of April. "You can nay, however," Haid t.lu; Min'islei, "that 'when the hill in introduced there will lie a lew delinife principle* on which the &lt;ioveninient will stand, but there will he a number ol very important machinery matters which the Minister proposes to leave abso lutely to the discretion o the liourte to vole upon an it may please. In tliiH direetion the ....
Men of the Day's March MR. ROBERT McDONALD, Retiring Head of the Lands Department. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
MR. ROBERT McDONALD, Retiring Head of ihe Lands Department. 6 Now iSoulli Willi's Iiiih good raiHin to bo proud of thi! long roll of dij tinguishod j)iil>Ii&lt;> odiciu.Is who; lim ing huil thoir share, mid ii. large one, in building up her history, have pass' od on to tlio retired list, or havf joined this grout majority of thosi, wlio, "after life's litfill I'ovor, h!OO|> woll." Many of tliom, however, vn aro glad to nay, uro still hale an,I lioarty, and might woll ho grouped ro an honoiirod hody of tlio Wtaton grand old inon. .Another notable rui ilition to tho long1 list, of rotiro;l chiefs is about lo ho made. It in annonnooil that, Mr. Kohorl M'Donald, Under-Secretary for Landi> and Chief Surveyor of Now fSontl. Wales, will ontor upon oxtondod leave of absence from tlio ]«t of nex; month, with a viow to rotiromonl; from tlio Public Service. About i. year's loavo, or a littlo longer, will probably bo granted, tho oxae.t term lias yet to IK; decided by tho (J...
Sporting THE TURF. FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
Kr* j THE TURF. \ FIXTURES. I The following race meetings are imounoed : - January." 8.-Roneliill J.C. Races. 8.-Upper Manning -J. C. Races. 8.-Vv'allsend J. (J. Races. 0.-Milton J.C. Races. | Feoruary, -Berridale J.C. Races. jtl.-The Lagoon J.C. Races. ' 1 and 2.-Miirnnnhiinali T.C. Races. .: 1 and 2.-Ural la .J. C. Races. \ 2.-AbIi ford J .(J. Races. | 3.-Rohadah Picnic Races. 14.-Canterbury Park Races, ij 4.~ Cessnock J. C. Races. !;4.-Baan Baa R.C. Races. / ft and 7.-Mornya R.C. Annual Meet | ">«. !;. 7.,-Binalong R.C. Meeting. 17 and 8,-Western Districts R.A. ? fleeting at.&lt;>)"ange.
A.J.C. ANNIVERSARY MEETING. NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
A.J.C. ANNIVERSARY MEETING. i NOTES. ! The A.J.C, Anniversary meeting opened on Saturday, and us throe first favourites and a .second favourite, caught the judges' eye, backers won on the'.day; The,going was a tride heavy after the recent rains, hut this did not prevent fairly fast times be ing established. Backers received a severe set-back in the opening event, Idyia, a threo year-oJd (illy in Nolan's stable being oackcd from 2 to 1 against, to 5 to 4 on. idyia, who is a full sister to that great performer The Acolyte (Fovtunatus-Incense) ran such a good race to Prince Lack, when the latter won at Rsuulwick a few weeks ago that backers seemed justified in laying a shade of odds on her. She failed them badly, however. After leading up to the, distance Idyia faded out of it, and Posauus downed Chaste after a great finish, with the favourite third. The winner, who carried 7.4, is by Posita.no-Mig nonne, by Russley f.m. May Queen, by Grandmaster, and was bred by Mr. R. II. Dangar. Thi...
HOT WEATHER TROUBLES OF CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
HOT WEATHER TROUBLES OF CHILDREN. The chief digestive trouble of chil dren during the hot -weather is that which is known as summer diarrhoea, which occurs each year regularly, and causes more severe illness and deatli among very young children than al most'any other form of disease. The first question which arises is -Why should there be this immense number of deaths from diarrhoea in hot weather, and such a compara tively small number in cold weather? A doctor of large experience answers the question in the following way : - Germs are the Seeds of Disease. The essential cause of the disease is a germ, and that this particular germ grows and develops best at a time Avhen the temperature is high. But besides the essential cause, the germs of the disease.. there are various contributory causes. For in stance. unhealthy and unhygienic sur roundings, dirt of every kind and de scription, and bad sanitation. Most important is the infection of milk. This, thu chief food of children, is ve...
Tommy Cornstalk [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
=- - ^ Tommy (Cornstalk J) Correspondence upon matters of interest to the defence force, and questions of defence will be welcomed in connection with this column. Requests for information will be complied with, with as little delay as possible, consistent with the space available in each issue. The system of compulsory i,min ing for naval 01* military (.raining for the defencc of the Commonwealth was initiated throughout Australia on January 1. The first period, which will cover the six months ending 011 Juno 30, is to be devoted to registration and organisation. Attendance at drill will not be required until after July 1, 1011. The Military College, which is an important part of the general scheme, and from which all stall' offi cers will in future be provided, is to be started about the end of March, It will be located at Duntroon Home stead, 011 the outskirts of the Fede ral capital area, Entrance examina tions will be held during February, During January, it is necessary that al...
NEW BUTTER REGULATIONS. Some Trade Opinions. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
NEW BUTTER REGULATIONS. Some Trade Opinions. Tho now bull,or regulakionit have ,ttil lukoratk for a very large and in creasing section &lt;>i' the rural pcijuilit tion of Lb in State ,and factory man .agoi'H mid otlient engaged in l-lio bilk" tor-making indtmkry ithould Ioho no iiltlO ill lllil.killg l,ll(11llft(!l V«!H ll,(!(|llllill ted with Until' loading features. Ik ,1b lianlly necemtary to state that, thews rogiilatioiiH have been framed by the .Commonwealth Oovernniciit, under tho authority oi' Hut Oommereo (Trade DoHcriptioim) Aok IllOfi, and kliai; khey will have the force of law, Alkhoiigh forming park of a larger 601'icH, all klie rent of which will bo in opern.1 ion by the Ink February, tho flcvoti that. w&lt;! reproduce, retaking to butter and elieene, will not. come into force till flu* Ink -Inly next. Moan wliiht copioH in pamphlet fonri may bo obtained at. tint Custom House, Sydney, on payment. of one shilling. Ah these regulations inn.lto imporkan...
VALUE OF NATIVE GRASSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
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RURAL WORKERS UNION. All Farmers Affected. Court Cases in Preparation. WHAT THE MEN ASK FOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
RURAL WORKERS' UNION. All Farmers Affected. Court Cases in Preparation. WHAT THE ME1M ASK FOR. Every fanner, dairy man, fruit grower, grazier-in fact, every man on the land-should clearly under stand that he will very shortly be a party to Arbitration Court proeced '"^he llnral Workers' Union has been registered under tlie Federal Arbitra tion Act, and will embrace all coun try labor not already covered by the Australian Workers' Union. Like the latter organisation-which "Im plies to station employees solely it will be Federal in character-it will have branches in every State. The objects are stated m these terms:-"To combine the rural anu general workers in one association for the purpose of securing to them a iust reward for their industry. All rural workers are called upon to join the union, and to assist 111 the better ment of their conditions. Members are reminded that it is "the intention of the union to pie* pare a ease for Arbitration Court early next year, and members cu as...
MILKING LIFE OF A COW. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
MILKING LIFE OF A COW. How long does a cow remain pro fitable in a herd ? This is a question that a dairy farmer has to settle many times each year. Most own ers-the writer among them-have had individuals that remained good milkers till beyond their twelfth, or even fourteenth, year, but the great majority have "petered out" long be fore that time. At the other end of the scale is the newly broken-in hei fer, which seldom milks well for the first year, or until she has been drill ed up, as it were. It is generally considered that on an average cows improve up till their seventh year, and begin to decline after that. In the ease of a good animal, however, the decline is not very bad till the tenth or even the twelfth year. In contradistinction to this, however, is the liability to disease-milk-fever, tubercle, etc.-any of which may cany the animal oil' prematurely, or compel her to lie "scrapped," Tu bercle is l.lje must likely cause of shortening the useful life of an ani mal, and a...
Veterinary A WORD OF EXPLANATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
( Veterinary A WORD OF EXPLANATION. (T Correspondents, when asking for advice on general cases of disease, ihould be careful to supply the following information: 1. Age and Sex. 2. -Date on which sickness commenced. 3. Full symptoms of disease or injury, with particular reference (when indicated) to the breathing, presence or absence of pain, condition of tne bowels. 4. State if other animals are affected. 5. If hand-fed, state nature and quantity of food given. G. Mention what treatment has been already carried out. In it country where qualified veter inary surgeons are few, a means of cbtainmg reliable advice on stock dil uents should lie welcomed, it is our intention to make these columns of (lie greatest practical value to our renders. With this end in view we have engaged the services of a mem ber of the Royal College of Veterm irv Sur^eoiiH, Jjondon, who has had l, wide 'experience of the conditions under which stock are bred, reared, f,nd kept in Australia. This gentleman wil...
DEPRESSING WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
DEPRESSING WOOL SALES, TJio wile* of Ui'iulfunl wool coiiili or* iiro huvuiul uomjmri&lt;, Vor iiioiiiIih ihkI iiiojiI lis iu)&lt;l mum lis tJiuy Jmvi: Ijc-'Pii iT.viiiu i|o\vij thu inurkot, Jv luu hewn "mill", itml ilio out look "not ton bright," iilllioiifili truilo Iwi* Iiddii liomiihiy lit ii i'Mi'iml nit", i'orwiiri) (.elllug Inib Immi mi ii lowi'i' Irnsiu Ijlllll WDIll IH»l||f| |)|lVU ||MM» Jltirt'llllatnl fur hi 4in»srnll.a rlglit iiJong Wiu linn illl tl)i> ujmjiiw «!i)i^ In (1)0 Now Vl',v lb" m&lt;' iloii »| Jmivwi »iiiiiMlliiH »l)' HIP Jiuir Itpl, Iji *)ljw yorksWrn, idi'I iMiyrt lu)'#i&lt;ty' mi »' l**it j«/i' runt, tnhiftfaii, IluiI hIjuiM li)'lii|)# Him "lii'iir*" »i»l in. ijju JiiW'MI' uj'liw- lliwp littVi* Iwii ijijmI' liitf ''lul)»»)' uiulilli* n|ivillli#j,v, U iii I) liullilll IllinlllW twlty' In fmcitw Ib ilini uf "Imwhiu" ju'liii'tf j'ui' |i)j I'MiiiJuiiiDlii1#, fur ())»» htmilm* oiMini'iii limy i'oidw w|iii» yi)li))&lt;# ...
The Market Mirror WOOL RETURNING TO BETTER CONDITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
The Market Mirror II b = WOOL RETURNING TO BETTER CON DITIONS. When auction wiles wore resumed in tlio Sydney market on Monday last, there was broader and more general competition, with values dis tinctly in sellers' favour. That is, compared with last week,'when values were generally 10 per cent, below tho rates ruling a week prior to the Christinas-New Year recess. Up to the holiday adjournment, the Con tinental- section of buyers was ' the most active in tlio market, with York shire more or less in the background, and America only operating'in. a ten tative manner. A .M'calcncss pervaded the market a few ."days prior to the holiday recessj but it was expected, in the light of wool supplies, that this tone in buyers' favour would not hold when the balance of the clip came to be catalogued. Instead of such proving to be the case, there was; a distinct fall, first in Ho bar 6, and, then in Melbourne and Geolong, which continued in Sydney when auc tions were opened for the second hal...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
GENERAL NEWS. "Whatever doubt remained in the minds of Labour supporters us to the attitude the State Attorney-General intended to take up oh the matter of the referenda, was jwt -to rest on Tuesday. Mr. Hblman stated em phatically that it was his intention, not only to vote against any altera tion of'the Constitution by the Fede ral . authorities, but that ho would take the platform and fight strenu ously against any tinkering with the States' rights. It is expected that other members of the Cabinet will similarly ' declare themselves. But so much depends upon what the Lab our Conference decides. 'Interest in tho building of the Com monwealth cruiser "Warrcgo" does not seem to abate. Large parties visit Cockatoo Island every day. During the week ...Serintor Pearce / (Minister for Defence) paid an olllcial visit to tho Government: dockyard, ami expressed pleasure with the pro gress made in the course of the con tract. Litigation between Australian Go yprnmunts is at present in the a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 27 January 1911
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