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WEE WEE RUP TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

W'l.vK wriic 1<UI\ TUNNIS. The Wee Wee Rup and Horton clubs met on the Wee Wee Rnp ground on. Saturday, 14th iust. Wee Wee Rup won by 2S games. Afternoon tea was provided by the Wee Wee Hup ladies, and was much appreciated by "botli players S'.ik! visitors. Gents' Doubles.-Cousins and S. Southern heat liorneman and Horneman: lost to Martin and Martin; lost to More and I'ehring. Wright and Symouds beat Jiorne nian and Dorueiiian; beat Martin and Martin; beat Ilore and I'eh ring. 1\ Smith and A. Southern beat. Jiorueman and Itorneman; lost to Martin and Martin; lost to Wore and Kehnng. Ladies* Doubles.- Mrs. . Roberts and Mrs. Cousins beat Misses More and Peace; beat Misses l'chring and Hi'.dabrandt. Miss Xortli,;ind Miss Leech beat Misses Hore and Peace, beat Misses ..Kehring and Ilildubraudt. jlrixed Doubles.- Wright and Mrs. Roberts beat Martin and Miss Hildcrbrandt; F. Smith nnd Miss Leech beat '.Hore and. .Miss Pencii; S.' Southern and Mrs. Ctttisnl^lojit to C.Martin a...

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RUTHERGLEN EXPERIMENT FARM. GUIDE TO EXPERIMENTS, 1913. (A. E. V. Richardson, M.A., B. Se., Agricultural Superintendent, [?] the "Journal of Agriculture.") [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

RUTHERGLEN EXPERIMENT FARM. C«li IOI'j TO KXl'tiUlMKNTS, 101X (A. K. V. Uiohnrd^on, M.A.,-H. St'.. AgriouKurnl Suiu'rintoiuleat, in tho "Journnl of Agriculture.") The Kuthorglen Viticyltural (lollop hYservo comprises fNO acres of land, of which somo (50 acres have boon planted , with phylloxera resistant mother stocks, »ml 2i> «rrr,i (at Wah- : gnnyuh) have been devoted to nursery work for the propagation,of phylloxera resistant rootling.' Of the remainder,, approximately 750 acres are available , for general farming. j The Ruthcrglen Viticultural Station ! has linen of great assistance to the | Viticultural Industry of the State by distributing each year largo numbers of grafted vinos for the reconstitution of phylloxera infested vineyards. hi 1<H2 it was decided to still fur ther increase the usefulness of the in-i slitution by utilising the farm area as j an Experiment Farm for (lie prosccu- I lion of systematic researches and ex-I peri meats in agriculture. The pri...

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TURF TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

TURF TOPICS, (By "Flomington.") > With tho Caulfield Autmnn mooting added to history, tho docks will now Im clenrrd in preparation for a renewal of. hostilities nl FJemington. Tho Caulfiold engagement has not weakened tin* form; to any alarming extent, though, a-> happens in all big battles, sumo reputations Jmvo boon tarnished. 'I'r.'Mjuotto, for instanno, is not now: the idol kIio was with the sporting pub lic, hut, as remarked last week, it may not on long before she wins hack her wavering friends again. Tra will hove another opportunity o<' answering ior h**r.s*ilf next Saturday, and diV'p:'<?* hor Cnulfield disappoint ment. there is little reason to fear tho At might, have been expected, there '!u« h;'on a iv - htifTiin- of tho "NTr.w mirki t'' curds as a result of tho Cmtl l) '.«! running, hut ,thoi big abort race V A rather open question. In frnr the .burner Vfcerns much, it.is' plain that'tho element or uncertainly w greater thnn in ev^nt* in whic...

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PATHO. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

. PATHO. Patlm lias a double interest ill impending State administrative development^. Tl;erc is the rail way, and there is als-o the Torrum barry weir. It is hard to say which is the more important pro . posal. If both are realised (and ? :there ij a fair prospect that they ?will, and that very soon) it will make a tremendous difference to the' future of this district. Con ?sequently every resident about here reads with avidity anything and everything bearing on these two subjects. liven the following, which appeared in a .semi-official article in the " Argus" last Satur : day, makes its prick our ears, though it doesn't carry as much forwarder :- '' The necessary ar rangements have not yet been made with the otbtr states to permit the commission to make a - start upon ''the weir it desires 'to erect in the River Xfurray at Torrumbarry, at a cost.of j£}30,00p, in' order to divert water for . the . use of the Kcrang, Ccbiina and Kooridrook districts, by gravitation. The commission i...

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SUBTLE CRITICISM. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

SUBTLE CRITICISM . The small boy stood in front of the dazaling light of the chuap theatre with a yellow- dog urnter his arm. Evidently ho wanted to got in, and the bight of a well-dressed and apparently prosper ous man on tho steps gavo hira an idea. "Are you the uianagor of tho .show?'' a.vkod tho boy. It turned out that ho had guessed correctly, nod the lad continued: "I want to 6oo tho show, but 1 haven't got tho money. I'll loll you what I'll <lo. I'Jl givo you this dog if you'U let ino in." Tho manager's heart molt**!. IIo rouierobered that ho too had boon a boy. "You may go iU?" bo naid. " but never mind about giving tnu the* dog. Tako tljo dog along with vou." Tho lad went in with tiio yellow dug under his coat. After tho porfojm anco tbo manager was still standing in front, and happened to soe the tiVcInn cuijjo out. ; /'Well, bonny," ho remarked, "how | did you liko tbo showP" I' "Oh, protty well," ho said; "hut ; ! I'm glad I didn't bare to give you thy i ! dog...

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LAUNDERING CURTAINS AND CHINTZES. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

LAUNDERING CURTAINS CHINTZES. Kirst. shake and brush to'got rki ol as iuuch dirt , and tiust iu> possiblo. iNt-ver aiio>V soiled cJoihos or llamieis lu lie about in a dauip wash-liouse, or anywhere VviicTjs they wdi become Ua<..p ul'IOIO uioy aro hurly wotted. Uji IJO aiCOUIlt (ISO tt part.clo vt bVilil, {K'SiVi ash, or parailin, or anythmg ot ihe kind; jt is rujuaiioii W> JJIOSV colored articles. Allow plenty of water, just iu» hot 05 tbo hand* can bear it, and plenty ol room in tuo tub or pan. Use soil soup, if possible. Muko a soap jelly wita a pound oi' yellow soap to two quarts of water. Simmer m a clwiu Miucepau for an Lour without boiling, then add enough jolly to make a soap 'lather. If a genera] wash is to be done, tlio wator iu which the liaiiuejs havu been washed or rinsed iltrougu will, ii-iuude quite waim, do very well for coloured things, or tlm in winch muslins or silks liavo parsed through e A«.'cond time, provided no soda or any thing of the kind...

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THE LEADING PORT OF THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

THE LEADING PORT OF THE WORLD. Tho very latest estimates of the value of ; tho exports and imports of. Urn ton leading porta of tho world show that Now York now stands at tho head of ihe list, with an advantago of nearly two hundred million dollars over Lon don. . The "Marine Ilevicw'\says that New York's total of exports "and im ports, now valued at 1,978,951,603 dol lars, is over five times the amount of commorce that was carried on by tho entire country half a oentury ago. As to tho future, it is declared that tho Panama Canal is bound to streng then the lead now secured by this port; for tho canal will bring Now York 1600 miles nearer to Yokohama than is Liverpool; 2500 miles nearer Sydney; 1000 miles nearer "WVJIm^on, New Zealand; and 2o74 miles nearer Val paraiso. Bremen and Hamburg being .some oOO miles further removed /rem tho canal than Liverpool, it is evident that the new conditions-tin* general riv arrangement of trado route*-will tend to strengthen tho position of this ...

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A STRAIGHT TIP. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

A STRAIGHT TIP. Hi'.lcn (to now visitor): "So you aro mv grandma, aro you ?" Grandmother: "Yea, HolonI I(m your RTODtlmtt on your father b BKJO. Helen: ""Well, you'ro on tb* wronp, si.lo if yon aro going to lifo m house."

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WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

WOMEN'S INTERESTS (By "ArabroBino.") "Wear anything you iiko," says "Luoille," "conditionally that tho nil-1 houetto is truo to renuiromonts." Tho j .bomloncy to widen skirts in limited, [ and this tondency is chioily when they aro made of some soft sheer fabric. Some of tho modiste** spunk of tho hoop skirt, which, howover, is vory diffoTont from tho broad ringed creation we see m old family albums. Wo may have an underskirt, of white crepe do Chino and Valonoionnes luoo, tho overskirt of white chiffon cloth draped as dexter ously n» possible. It is tho tunic that is hooped, and somehow or othor tho idea is not »o bad. This tunic c pcvplum is of chiffon, and in tho hem is run tho thinnest sort of foatherbono. It will stand out the least hit from tho body, and thoro you aro. To com plete, tho bodico will bo loose, front# provided with skirt-liko inaot, Thoro Aro. tho Severe of the. ono ond tho turned ' uufiIV . .tiic. ctho?;, Avifjr'.jJta^nV nametital'otcctoraa as mny bo advis able....

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IRON IN FERTILISERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

IRON IN FERTILISERS. Iron in always found in tho ash ot plant#, aud, thoroforo, forms a part ot1 tholr composition, but in such an in* nignificant quantity that it is not noo essary to tuko it jnto consideration. A crop oi whoat, grain, and Ktraw jb iwt) mated to contain only about 21!) to tho aero, and bay from 31b to 6lb. Mr MiiDtfc., X>rof.,ssor of tho In.stituto Ag rouomiquo, at» Furitt, investigated, this subjeot. and pointed out that tho ac tion oc sulphato of iron as regard* producing increaso of crop or improvo mont of quality doe« not justify tho favorable opinion» somotimea expressed. Farmers should not bo induced to pay for it .as an ingredient in chemioal manures. On tho other hand, al though of no commercial uso an a'fer tiliser, it possesses properties which nro mofit usofuL as an insectioido, and for tho removal of mo#a, dodder, and other noxious growths*

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OF RURAL INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

OF RURAL INlWSftl (By "Rusticus.") Kiforts aro still being mudo to got at | what it* wanted to bring about a usolul Junction tor tho Agricultural High School*. It seems to bo a difficult uwk. Kithor tiio budding farmers do 1 not want tuition or tho plan upon wnicu tho Department is prviding it does not | find favor. As a result of considerable | deliberation recently on tho part of of* ; licials as to how to put tho Warrnam- 1 !kh>) Agricultural High School on a moro satisfactory basis, it' was oventu ally agreed to oomplotely separate tho control cf tho school tarm from tho high school itself, and that Mr Grace farm Manager, and Air ilauschildt, ag ricultural teacher at tho school, should bo entirely responsible for tho farm and agricultural education generally. It was also deoided that tho agricultural students .should Attend at tho farm full tirac^, t.-ro a t«p' bo spoilt at tho school ; that the ptiblio should bo admitted free to the classes at tho farm; that wookly timo-tabl...

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IS YOUR HAT SHABBY? [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

IS YOUR,HAT SHABBY? If it is a wliito straw that lias bo como sunburnt during the holidays, try cleaning it with lemon juioo and pow dered Bulplur. i Mil the lemon and sulphur together in a sauoor and apply with a small brush-a penny nail brush will do ad mirably. i . Binso the bat well with dean cold water, and wipe with a dry cloth. Then glace in a shady placo to dry thorough* If it ia one of the sailor shapes. it should bo placed on a table or boards to dry. in order to keep the brim flat.^, This treatment cleans and whiten s, "wMta «tr»w«"-baautilnllj^ '

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MACORNA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

, ' , . ? MACORXA;: The Macorna Minstrel Society held a concert and -dance in the Macorna Public .Hal! on-Wednes day evening, 11th' itist;-/ and ;\vas a marked success.-. The-seritinK ac commodation ivas all'occiipied, and many patrons were standing. A most' up-to-date programme was (tone through,. each item'being; well Yecfcived by the audience. -It is the general opinion that this fuuc ;ti6ii:Svrts one of the best of. its kin'd 'ever"held in Mrtconia.' The coin-' "jnittee were very fortunate in hav ing the services of-Mr, HV G. Scriven, of Melbourne, who in his usual excellent manner presided at' ?the piano throughout.and is, as the company voiced it,- " out", on his own" as nn accompanist- and pianist. The programme was as follows:- Interlocutor, -Mr. Cooke; bones; Messrs; T./Ccoke. .and! C. O'Hrien; tambos, Messrs. F. Dunn and Iv Peel;-musical se lection; piano;, opening'chorus, the company : song; .'' The Bassoon,'' Mr. I;. Pedl; song, "The little shirt .my "Mother made," Mr. C...

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ROUNDED ARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

? ROUNDED ARMS. Should tiio arms bo thin and scraggy, a Tory simple oxeroiso will do wonder* to product* tho curves that are bo at tractive. licnd iho elbow, bnugiug tho forearm up and forward, clench tbo list very tightly, touso tho arm musoica, then turn tho clenched fist round vig oroujJy fiovoril times. dofacribiug as largo a-circle as possible, but not ailow iug tho arm to movo itself from tho position directed. It ia aiso an ex cellent plan to massage tho arms about two or threo timed a week. Warm some pure olivo oil and massage it gently into tho arms for several min utctt. Spongo oiF with warm water, to which has been added the juico ot half a lemon. Dry with u aoft towel, and dubt with powdered oatmeal. For chappcd lips: Many people tsuffor from this unsightly blemish in winter time, and will bo glad to know thai if A little pur© glyoenno is rubbed into tho hps before going out they will keop aoft, and smooth.

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District News. CUNBOWER ISLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

District News. '(From our Correspondents.) (iUNIiOWICK ISI.AXli. .. Messrs \V. 11. Smith and 15. Nelson, woodmen of tliis island, report » remarkable " freak ' of nature." It seems tliat these- well known woodnun with Mr Tlios. Lynch were cutting wood on the My lock 1'lais a few days ago, when Lynch [Hit up a big tiger snake, which hei promptly killed. On opening its stomach a number of young snakes, from a foot' to IK inches Ions, crawled nimbly out. To their great astonishment, how ever, one of these voting reptiles, on being examined, wa< found to have two distinct heads and necks. Kach head was perfectly fornitd, witli its two Separate eves awl mouth. At r.bout from two or three inches from the months the two heads and necks were joined into what appeared to be a single pcrfect body. The reptile, which had been killed betore this very re markable condition was discovered, was placed in spirits of wine, ami is at present on view at Mr Smith's house. The men state that ...

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ADVICE BY A LADY DOCTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

ADVICE BY A LADY DOCTOR! "Orto of tfio peculiarities of the pres ent day,'' said Dr Mary Scharlieb, lecturing at the London Institute* . of Hygiene laiolv, "is that wo have a perfect determination wo will suffer no pain wo can possibly avoid, and that we will be very impatient and dis agrceable when pain is inevitable. . "Ilee.mse we foe! like that/ she ob served, "wo hove n tendency to take drugs to relieve pain. This is hot the spirit which wo have always hoped is characteristic of tho-English. This i* not tho spirit which onabled Captain Scott to write seven, eight, or nine really cheerful letters as ho wntched his companions die and felt, that he himself must go in an hour or little mora.r Those who wanted to suffer and be strong, she said, must not take, those destructive drugs whosWipames end in "al." She mimed sulphotml, voronal,. and chloral, with the warning that none of these should be taken, exeept.under the immediate direction of the doctor; and the doctor ought to prote...

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HEARTLESS PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

HEARTLESS PEOPLE. / Hoartlossness is of two kinds. There is the heartlessnesa of tlio person who has become callous through bis own fault. Another kind of heartlossnoss is characteristic of a class of pfoplo who, as it were, aro "born so." They arc naturally inenimblo of fooling Any thing acutely, and aro strangers «to (loon emotion. uoartlossuoss is far nioro common tiian some of us imagino, for it i.4 not always easy for us to detect. Many heartless peoplo aro good citizens anil good friends, frequently possessing qua lities that in a wnv at-ono. They niay bo just, generous, high-mindwT and useful, and they aro as a rulo, level headed. One variety of heartless man is very dangerous. It is the man who at tho same time that ho is heartless is also :v sentimentalist-, and without- hypocriev expresses feeling; He can sympathise vuh others to such an extent and in Mich a phrasing manner that tho last jhing they would guc^s of him is tho truth. At the moment ho is sincere. Only those wh...

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Kerang Shire Council. CR. O'DONNELL IN CRITICISM. PROPOSED PUBLIC WORKS LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

Kerang Shire Council. CU. O'DON'XKLL IN CRITI CISM. VROVOSKI) PUBLIC WORKS T.OAN, Crl'.J. O'lVmsiell, who repre sented one of the central ritliiifrs of the Shire of Komng, addressed a meeting of Kerang ratepayers at the Mechanics. Hail, last week, on Kemtig Shire finances. There were, Cr O'Domu'il said, two Ker aiiR' Shire loans still current, one for .{.'7000, which would expire in This loan had boon reditccd bv means of a sinking fund, which now amounted to .£3616, and which, therefore, left a balance of Shire indebtedness on it of .£3384 vet to be paid off. Then there was the .C11,000 loan, which would ex pire in 19.55. The sinking fuud in this case had reached .£3-!k leaving a balance ,ot" ,£l0,17(> still to be paid off. This left a total loan liability at the present time of .£13,560. The reason more money hud iiot been spent on public works than / was that lnrne disbursements were imposed in other, directions such as sinking ium|s, and interest, .£1315, itree t>liqrt'inf...

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THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, February 27, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, February 27, 191*1. THIS COIUWA RAILWAY.-The work of commencing the construc tion of this most urgently needed line hangs fire very deplorably. It was confidently thought and hoped some weeks ago that the final for malities, connected with the creation of the now legallv constituted rail way trust would have been com pleted at the Februarv meeting of the Rochester Shire Council, which has the matter now practically in its own hands. Hut the secretary of the Rochester Shire Council, who is also (pro tem.) the secre tary of the Trust, states that that was impracticable. ' This oppor ! tunity having been missed, another month must elapse before any fur ther decisive steps can be taken. Accordtng to the Trust's Secretary (Mr II. T. Down), who recently '.went to .Melbourne in connection with the matter, the first thing the trust will do, probably about the end of March, will be to serve notices to treat for land on the various landowners through which ...

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Forthcoming Auction Sales. ANDREW S. MUIR & CO & DONALD M'DONALD. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 February 1914

Forthcoming Auction I Sales. ANDREW S. MUIR & CO & DONALD M'DONAUX Marclj 31st-On account of the executors of the late John Gar den. Ail important sale of land at Gunbower West and at Leitch ville, comprising altogether 315 . acres. The property is only 3 miles from Cohuna, and is particu larly recommended to those in search of a good irrigation farm." ANDREW S. MUIR & CO. Tuesday, 24th March-On ac count o: A. IX Randall Ksq., a clearing sale or splendid dairy herd at his farm, Wee Wee Rnp. The herd comprises 100 dairy cows, 50 pips. etc. . SKACK.RU,, WHITE & CO. Tuesday, 10th March-At Tor rnmbarry ' on the Terricks Road, 'opposite Willow Grove Homestead) at 1,30 p.m., clearing sale of hor ses, cattle and implement*. See advertisement. -.MASON* BROS. Wednesday, March 4th-N'otify that their monthly Pip Truck from Pyramid Hill will leave as above. Autumn SHOW.-Mr. J. Mac kenzie Kin^, as^er advertisement, invites public attention to the care fully and we...

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