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COMMERCIAL. KERANG PIG MARKET. Friday, 27th February. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
COMMERCIAL: KICKANG I»IO MAKKKT. Friday, 27th February. -'Andrew1 S. Muir and Co. report having held-their usual fortnightly | sale' ofilijrs and poultry at-tlieir j bazaa-1 on the above date, for which a (food supply of both fat and store pifrs camc to hand. Fat pips met with keen competition, mid sold at prices equal .to best liile rates.- Stores opened'firm, but at the close of the market were a shade easier than the previous mar ket. We yarded' 45 fats and 38 stores, which sold as follows:-J Prime baconers, £*, £4- 5^, to.^4 8s; light weight baconers,'^3 ;;i 2s to £3 18s ; porkers, £'i 13s to-Zo 8s: best stores,, £\ 15s to .62 5s 6d: slips, ^1 10s to ^1 13s 6d: small pigs, £\ 2s. 1 Poultry.- Turkey hens, 3s 9d to 4s 6d ; gobblers, 7s.
NOTES ON NATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
NOTES ON NATURE. Tho economic value of our native bint* is seldom appreciated. Wo can generally see any' litt.lo weakness they possens iu stealing a morsel of fruit, or a few grains oil seed; but the good f liev (Jo, and .which they do not juhvr eovor that few of our birds, compara tively, are seed-caters, and the major ity are almost wholly insectivorous, uent. It is really only for a short rinm jii the year that birds uro at all troublesome iu our orchards and even then, the good they do is in a greater proportion than the harm. This, of eour.4&lt;', only applies to the native avi fauna. ami the natural inference is rh;;r th«»v worthy of oroteetion. Apart from their distinctive beauty, their gentle habits, and. in many cases, th«-ir' delightful singing, the question of utility should appeal to even pvnc-v \\"u\ folk. To arm a boy or oven a girl (as some of our farmers do) with a gun, in order* to shoot birds, is not only un unsafe,'but*nn inhuman thing. Our native birds ar...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
TENNIS. The following table shows the present position of the clubs in the respective sections of the Kcraug District Association matches : SUCTION A. Gentlemen. Matches Games Games won. lost. won. wonav*t Koondrook. KeraiiR ltnrham i Keramr - Koondrook. iijirtiAiii Column \ Mead ... T,eitchville Mead .. Colmnu... . beitchville 176 16S ,U2 . hKCYlON Jl. ' Gentlemen. 147 146 193 119 152 20-V 26
THE LATEST BEAUTY BATH. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
XIXE LATEST BEAUTY BATH. The vory latest bonuty batli i» that omnpiW'.d t»i h>»t . fcJoifle fn jnuiii j'arisi.iu ot-.tuiit.'i have ,t(io *md '.iuv.ct, i'iTi/jr i'ruuvi]!.; in bar-. , ;rPv-'UV^ : tWibrnitr^l- c^nj) f' . I-V tVr'.tr ilur-n.-^ imrli.H ;;rc fairly wxpcmsive; but, i/licn, it is claimed Lhat they do inlinito good to a certain quality ot .skin-that ,4mut" whito skin which eo &lt;.k m accompanies rod-gold hair and a peaeh complexion. Thu hot-sea-sand bath is prepared in rather a peculiar way. A largo wheel is placed on the ground and covered l.h.ekly with .smoking hot band. Then th«> "prttient" is wrapped up in ,tho >h«&lt;'t and, quietly massaged. After* iivo uiiiiiiLi'.s the patient U rolled over and over a dozen times and then again massaged. Fty this time tho .sand in cool and tho operation finished tmlrs, ;i very enthusiastic beauty-lover h:r; the courage io begin all over again. Ai'tor the >ea-sand-hath is over a .strong hot-sea-water bath ...
PATHO. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
PATHO. A rabbit, found a few (lays nfto by Mr. Donnell, of I'atlio, is ex citing much curious interest. The animal's teeth had grown''so long that they curled round and touched the nose. The upper ones j?re\v. downwards and curled round to the roof of the motith, forming a circle. "Sir".' Donjiell- thinks of seiidliiK'Vtiie head to the museum. The new Ixmrcliiifr house at Gtin bower has been purchased by Mr. John ,Phyland, of Patho Plains.
BARE THROAT FASHION. DECOLLETEGE IN ALL WEATHERS FOR WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
BARE THROAT FASHION. DKCOI/I.ETAGE IN ALL WKATHKlt, FOR WOMEN. Tho eontinunnoe of tho V-shaped cor aago this winter Is* assured (say,s an English paper). Women seem deter mined to follow medical advico and harden tho throat hy leaving it ex posed, even to tho cold blasts of tlio winter windtt. Apparently a necklaeo and a Mcdici collar of fur-edged laco rising at tho back of tlio node aro doomed suHicmiit protection for tho throat. One of tho latest novelties in fur scarfs for tho winter is black fox, fur-edged with a hand of whito fox is arranged to follow Him Y-shaped corsage, crossing ovor at tlio back and coining round to tho front again, but leaving tho neck bare. Inside tho V of fur is a littj© quilling of old laco that servos to soften any hard appearanoo of tho peltry. Slight variations aro seen occasionally in tho modish V. Sometimes a tiny chemisette of /inc whito tulle makes its appear ance edged with fw, and thus gives A .square effect insido tho pointed decol letago. Fur...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST (Ity "JtUKtUHlS. ") sJul h .po"kl"K P»0J|>l'0|-i0 «««! lim i, ! . "° ? "lu constituent T? .""*&lt;»«; Al""-'-«li&lt;in .soils, 10 llOIIOllOUll ICMllls utld.UJJ ],av" |K,un vtn£ j. '1 «? Hunt growing. \ " 0 "U!ans twiurforming tructs Mint, woro only sheen country into wheat produc-jug artvia. Aec ur&lt;ung to Air Kicnnrdson, superin tendent 01 Agriculture, Uio value 01 the addition of .superphosphate can bo ex tended in increasing Uio stoek-Parry tapacity of )n;iu, llml lor various reasons cannot bu brought under tnu pougli. i0 test the eil'octs of pllOS 1>Imtus on grata lnutl, lour plots, each ut null. an acroy.wero marked out on : 11 ? .*'a'?t!!r&lt;J «t tfio itutliorgien hiVK!nmwttM-FIirta>v--.oftsrn^34r>,9 treated with superphosphates at' tlio rato oi.Hwt por aero in and len t per uoro in l'J13. A second plot was r 11 third treated with U e«t of Ihonias' phosphate ill 11)18, anil 11 fourth with 2owt of superphosphate a...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
-- WOMEN'S MTEiRESTS. I (iiy "Ainhrosino.") To desoribo tho modish figure first and foremast wo start with n desiro to extend tlio width of tho liguro a thiru down from the, normal waist. Tho pog top outline, gives you, n$ it IVHI'd, n framo, What may bo added is pretty diverse. Wo Nivo tho Tango ns a kind of opening' noto for tho first appearance of aiitiunn. Imagine I gown in pretty bluo charmcuso, and also imagine, a iittlo moro difficult, a skirt with a looped up train. What puzzles ino is how to describe, by tiio more pen-note, tho bodieo and tuilic. .JJut omit- tho tunic in order. to picture f bodioe, "V" decolletuge, with a mydu Upd bortha of tullu. Vou will br*ak this 'at tho flitglan shoulder". tenia .&lt;y currying tho charmuusc >to the Jicctf, nnd wsirp thoro-wiU bo li bow. / f'i:rtus we'gbt ..*> filr as to wo a bow either aido of tho neck, with tullo h'oui oach, gathering to a point just l-.dow tho bu.su. I'll got rid of the s/eevo i/i a Jino-it con tinues ...
NEWS SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
NEWS SUMMARY. TlnJ revenue colheted at tho Custom Uou.so on iAibruary 20 amounted to: - Revenue, £r2,bho 17/4 j Stato, nil; contingent, JC12 10/Uj pilotugo, £.17 5/; At the oponing ot' tho Dominion championships rillo meeting hchl at Trentiiam, Colonel Collins said that it tlu« Kmpiro match WHS fired in Austra lia this your. Now Zealand would bo represented^. Hie preliminary work in connection with tho new reservoir on tho Moora bool river has so far advanced that tho ivutructors inntieipato boing ablo to materially increase tho staff of work men this week. Dr.,Mawson, the lender of tho Ant aretio" expedition, who, with six com* rmles, was left behind in Adoli© Land, by. tho Aurora a year ago, arrived in Adelaide on ; Thunvlay night-rail in ; s\r- , , , "f .- ,v . ''At* its iasfcvrotfbl*n£,'tho Stato Cobi iiet. decided to convert tho Soloofc Com mittee on Housing into a Itoyal com mission. In an interview which ho had recently with tho Premier (Mr inquiries that have already boon ma...
GANNAWARRA. TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
-. , GA'N:N*A\V"AKR&lt;\. > ; TRNXl.S. 1 he match between' the ..Meat] and the Gamiawarra last Saturday resulted in a win for Mead by;, 87. games to 44 games. Hollowing are the scores:-Geutleinen.-r-Chal mevs and ? IT. Schier beat Herd Bros., 9-"; Chalmers and C. Shier beat Herd ' Bros., 9-7; Shier Bros.' beat Spence and Harnett, 9-6; M'Donald and -Peel lveat. Herd Bros., 9-7; Chalmers and Schier beat'.Spence and Harnett, 9-6;.' M'Donald and L: Peel- beat W. Ibbs and Salter, 9-1 : Peel and Schier beat \V. Ibbott and Salter, 9-3.' Totals, 63 to 39. Ladies. Misses M Donald and Chalmers beat/Mrs. Ibbs and Miss Grimes, 6-2; Misses Guv beat Misses Herd and \Voods 6-1, arid l>eat Mrs. Ibbs and Miss Grimes, 6-1; .Misses M'Donald and Chalmers beat Herd and Woods. Total, 24 to 7.
District News. MACORNA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
District News. (I'roin our Correspondents.) MACORNA. The unfinished cricket match lie Iween Miucha and Tragowel was conchtdcf/on the Macorna ground on Saturday last, and resulted in an easy win for Tragowel. At a meeting of the Macorna Cricket Association held in the evening, the following were chosen to play for Macorna against Coh nna tomorrow :-Malcolm, Spow art, Morehead, Shehan, Woods, Kniidle, Douglas, M'Knight, Howe, Cooke, Gregory, Stradling, and Keith. . A meeting of the Macorna branch of the Rural Producers' Defence committee was held last Saturday, and was very well attended. Mr T. I'eel. was re-clected president, Mr C. Darvall treasurer, and Mr C. Cooke secretary. The members of the Austral:an Women'sNational league mustered in strong force on Tuesday, in spite of the heat. The large at tendance on this occasion was pro liably owing morcito their desire to bid farewell to their president, Mrs Ooudge. who is leaving to reside in Melbourne, than to their "love of country."...
THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, March 6, 1914. WANTED: A SHIRK OF COHURA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
Tin? Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, March 6, 1914. WAXTIvl) : A SHIRK Ol COHl'XA. CoilVNA wants many tilings. The town itself is badly in need of a Hire Hrigade and a Public library. It calls for better-formed footpaths and street*; for the general and 'iHjBiou8j^nntiiig,of street avenues; thcerectioti of more private resi dences to meet the requirements of fast - increasing population ; and something in the nature of a pro visional drainage scheme. There is even n demand for a Bowling Green, for a Golf I,inlcs and a Club. Equally in need of fostering care and development are the large and ' fertile but straggling settle ments immediately around His. Situated as thev are on the extreme edges of the nnweildy municipali ties to which they are at present attached, and cutoff by long and almost untraversible distances from all official centres, these rising com munities are suffering-and have always been suffering-from their isolation. It would be difficult in deed to name a district i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
Auctioneers. Shackell,1(l§eand Co. (listablished 1864.) STOCK and LAND AGENTS. liCHUCA, OUNHOWIiR, I)AR HAM anii KYABRAM. Echw» Sale - Every Saturday. Gunbowcr Sale-First Mon ^ day in month. Trust moneys to lend at lowest rules. Farms for sale or to let in Onilbwru Valley, Uclutcu aiul Hiverina districts. Store Sheep uttcl C*ttle always for Sale. Particulars on application to Shackell, White and Co., Auctioneers, Kehuca. William Wallace a^d Co. Auctioneers and Special Land Salesmen, KERANG. 11.-.H1 Oflicc-Bull-street, ltendigo. i' Sales conducted-;. ^^li^^aANG-iSUtteft niid-Cattle, al ternate Fridays; Pigs and sundries alternate Fridays. LAKE Ch.\km-First Wednesday in the month. Gunbowuk-Third Monday in Uie month. COHUNA-Last Tuesday in the mouth. AndrewS. Muir & Co. (Andrew S. Muir) STOCK & STATION AGENTS Head Office KERANG (tranches Cohuna. Lake Boga and Swan Hill Kerang Sheep and cattle sales every second Friday. I'ig sales every alternate Friday. Cbhuna Stock Sal...
If Typhoid Came. DISPOSAL OF CHARITY FUNDS. A FEVER CHALET FOR COHUNA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
-If Typhoid Came. DISPOSAL OK CHARITY KUNnS. A KKVKR CIIAMiT FOK CO » MUNA. The ..people of Col'iium have de cided to |*roceed without unneces sary 'delay with the precautionary ilnty of providing'against the pos sibility of ;i local epidemic out break, -This provision is to take the form of the coiisfriiction of a hospital chalet for use in cases of emergency. . At presenrtthere.is 110 place ui the whole of . the Column district at which a typhoid I'o.vcr or diphtheria patient could be treated except at the excellent Cohuna private hospital managed by..Miss CafTiii. And according to tijc local Health Officer (I)r Naukivell) it would l>e illegal under the terms of llie Infectious Diseases Act to re dive such a patient even there, un less in detached premises which do not in fact exist. The oulv al ter native is to jostle the patients over badly formed roads to Kct;-. ang, or to the Macornu railway stu - ttoti flu ronte for the Heuhigo Hos pital, which, in the case of typhoid pati...
"A Cohuna Tour." [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
" A Cohuna Tour " Under tliis attractive title the " Beudigo Independent" publishes a scries of descriptive articles on the CohuiiH district. It cannot be said that the writer breaks new ground, or says anything that has not been already said in some form oi-other before, and, in regard t&lt;» most of the topics, many times. But lie has evidently been indus-. trioiis in his search after topo graphical facts, if lie has not beet»' in every instance i|iiite suc cessful, and on the whole lie pre-; sents an intelligent and fairly faithful picture of the district and its interests. _ Of the Cohuna Head - Works on' the Gunbower Island the writer" says:-"About 20 miles from Co huna township, on a be rid of the Murray, in a pleasing location, arc the head works of the Cohun» settlement. They comprise a minaturc township. There are. now two pumping plants, which are the means of elevating the water from the .Murray for the . supply of C.-imiawarra and Cohuna. Thirty men now obtain Ro...
AN OPEN-AIR MOTOR SCHOOL. WOMEN DRIVEHS ON VICTORIA EMHANKMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
AN OPEN-AIR MOTOE SCHOOL. WOMKN DRIVEHS ON VICTORIA E.MHAN K1IENT. Small crowds of amusod spectators as semble on the Victoria Embankment, Lt.mlon, every morning to watch women being taught motor-ear driving. This lino stretch of roadway has been ' selected as one of tho best plaoes for the novice to start lior driving caroer, within easy reach of the West End, and two or three women clutching stoerin'g wheels, under the~~supervision of guiding instructors, can be seen at any time of tho morning. As tho 'Kxpres«" foretold some timo -ago, the advont of tlio oycle car is respon sible for tho sudden increase in the number of feminino motorists. Mr Percy Arrow, one of the- instruc tors employed by the Wolseley Motor Company described to a- London ''fix press'' reporter the sudden boom iti feminine motor drjving as one of tho most remarkable events of the year. "Scores of women are now attend ing the motor driving instruction clas ses in different parts of London," ho said. "[ have taugh...
THE FATIGUE POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
TtfS ^ATiepE POINT. . ' K"'r-o !>rn«'fic,i.ji to a man or a woman as to relax every muscle of tho body, to Jie, or at b ast sit .still with closed eyes for a short timt\ every day. Many people cannot sloop, many ran only .spare a quarter of an hour for this rest, hut if tile,so would make a point of taking just what thoy can, thoy would soon find a marked difference in their health. A human hoing «m work every day up to the point of fatigue, without fooling auy the worse, in fact, it'may fm said that hundreds would feel infinitely better if thoy had to work to tho fatigue point every day of their lives. They . would not then complain of loss of appetite, or in ability to sleep. But these ill effects if. they arisp from want of work, also attack those who habitually pass tho fafciguo point. To rc«t jii.s*t before get ting really tired is one of tho very best'methods toprevent a breakdown, rf mental or physical strain is contin ued, even a littlo too.fjir for any oon sidorciblo len...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 6 March 1914
Professional. A CARD. Dr. Nankivell, ri;ts removed to his new residence in Channel-street, Cohuna, And, in future may be consulted there. O'.'N'hovhu visited on Sn!e Days. DK. . .&lt; . ; i- "}? .v..A.cn.n.s., x.tt". Univ.; U.S.A. SURGEON V DENTIST. I'ormerly of Collins-street, Melb. JViSIRES to intimate that he has purchased the practice of Mr A. R. Welltnan, of Keranpc, and may be consulted for all classes of Dentil] Work, at Mr Wellman's late premises, Wellington-street, [ ^opposite Exchange Hotel) Kerang-. Crown & Bridge Work a Specialty Visits Cohuna every Alternate Week. Jas Richards, LL.B Barristor and Solicitor, Victoria. Solicitor, Proctor and Attorney, New South Wales, ictoria-street, Kerang, next Coin- j mercial. Hotel, 'Phone 61. and at Swan Hill, 'Phone 18. . j Visits Cohuna monthly on Sale I )ays and on Court Days when re ' I Hired. Koondrook and Barham fortiiiglily, oil Tuesdays - Court Days. Trust moneys to Lend. Wilian, Guiles, and Willan, (Ksinblish...