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THE BEEKEEPER SWARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
THE BEEKEEPER SWARMS. One of the first axioms in bee-keeping is that timely care and attention are necessary to prevent swarming, as un less these are bestowed at the exact time no amount of after-treatment will remedy the mismanagement, and where swarms are not required, they are a source of great annoyance, in volving unprofitable labor in returning them (writes the "Journal of Horticul ture"). ' The principal things which govern swarming are now fairly well under stood, the conditions necessary for their issue being a honey flow, all combs completed and packed with bees and brood, advancing from the egg to maturity, and the presence of queen cells. Being packed with bees in a titrie of scarcity is insufficient to bring a swarm off, and from this it would appear that! honey flow and crowded condition of a colony are the strongest factors. It is well known that the smallest skeps are the. most productive of swarms. Differences of opinion have prevailed as to the relative efficacy o...
Harvester v. Thresher. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
Harvester v. Thresher. „ Tin? difference between results obtained with the harvester ns com pared with the old tirno thresher has bpen demonstrated by Mr II. G. Hilchen, of Gilgandrn. From 14 acres on &lt;-which n harvester ,wus used lm obtained 1 15 hags of wheat, while from 20 noves of the identical crop lie got 220 baps with the throsher. Thus the difference is three bags to the aero, besides which lie secured a fine stuck of *10 tons of straw.
Size of Draught Horses. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
Size'of-Draught Horses. ProfessorHunt recently gave a leciuiu to a number of stock breeders In America, and tola them that as It had come In his way to make a good many measurements o£ imported draught horses it had struck him that it would be of interest, and perhaps of value, to go morn fully Into a comparison of the conformation of draught horses in actual" work. He therefore arranged for cor rect measurements to be taken of 101 horses, and as It would cause some in convenience to go into country districts among the tarm horses, he decided to take the measurements of the horses at work in a large town In the State of Ohio. In that town there were large breweries and carrier companies, and these people kept the best heavy horses in their business, both as an advertise ment and for utility. He bad 101 o£ tWe best and largest draught horses in the city carefully measured, but before be ing measured, he got them classified by the owners, or by the stable formen into extra good, mediu...
Orange Jockey Club. ANNUAL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
Orange Jockey Club. annual races. ^The following arn the weights for theO.J 0. Annual Meeting on March 1st unci 2nd Newmarket Hnndifiiin. 6 furlongs. —Lh PtUrie 9.«>C I21h, Edna May 9.3, Ayrhrook,8.'2, Barley 'Water 8.12, Aragain;8.10, Ruffo 8.9; 0>o|ian 8.9. .Pendulum-':8 O.o-YMelyra 8.3," Oorra Lynn 8.0, Moori Mot h 8.0, Lord Jureny 7.12, Itaia 7.12. Lujiolo 7.1'2, St. Oloufl 7 9, Glory Lily 7.9, M.K. 'i.9, Ami l oom 7 8, Gable Mi>kshgo 7.7, lihimine 7;7, Martle 7.6, Yandau 7.6, Merit 7.0, Theucin 6,10. Town Plato, 1 mile.— fho Acolyte lOst lib. Xift'-Patrio 9.2, Heiro 9.0. Edna May' 8.10, Larry. 8.7, Barley Water 8.5, Po'ndiiluirf 8.4, Graftnot 7.8, M.K. 7.3, Glory Lily 7.3, Arail corn 7.2, V'llkyrie 7.0, Muitlo 7.0, Merit 6.12, Guidman 6.7, , Orange Gup, 1 mile 1 furlong:.— Tho Acolyte lOst, La Patrio 9.0, Hniro 8.13, Edna May 8.9, Aragain. 8.7, Prtiidiilum 8.3, Orepan 8.3, Graft not 7 7, 51 K. 7.2, Mortar 7.2, Hindu stani 7.2, Dorenia 7.0, Cablo Message 7.0, Martle 6.1...
Federal Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
Federal Correspondence* Mr. T Brown, furnishes the fallowing copies of Departmental correspondence. Calare Divisions! Returning Officer. —Sir,—I have the honor to inform, you that it is proposed to appoint Mr. John Walter Daniel Postmaster at Cnndobolin as divisional Returning Officer foT the Commonwealth Elec toral Division of Oalure in the State of New Sotitl) Wales, in place of Mr A B Bowen. resigned ■; snoh appoint ment to take effect on and from the 20th Jannarv, 1910. I have, etc., R. C. Oldtiam, Chief Electoral Officer, Melbourne. Post Office Pensions Payments.—* Sir, —Adverting to previous communi cations on the subject, I have the honor to inform you that arrange ments hav« been mai5e for payment of Old Ago Pension claims at the Bum berry and Muvga Po«t Offices, N.S. W. I have, etc.. C. W. S. Allen, Comuiia-/," flioner of Peaaioas, Melbourne
Cranbury. (From our Correspondent) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
Cranbury. (From our CoTn apoi&lt;elent) 'On Saturday lest tbe first match ia the second round for the Manildra Cup -was played at Cranbury between the 'Cranbury and Red Hill teams. Neither teams were fully represented, Red Hill playing with two men short, but this did not prevent them scoring an easy win. J. Carey, 45. made , top score for the winners, and w?.s ably assisted "cy S Gosper 31, &lt;3- Windus SO, and k Atkinson 20 ; while A Aah down 30 and W -Paul 1'8 were thb only double figure scores for the losers. Appended are the scores •:— Red Hill.—'C Carey, b W Paul, 6 •; L 'Gospor, b'C Davis, 81:; & Atkinson, b W Paul, 20 ; Joe Carey, not out, 49 ; 'G Windus, b Ashdown; 30 -;. C Parker, b Coolahan, '8 ; W Mozeley, b Coolahan, 2 ; B Yelland, b Davis, 6 ; S Gosper, b Ashdown, 0 ; sundries, 27. Total, 179. Cranbury.—W Paul, how, b Par ker, 18 :; J Traves, b "Windus, 6 ■; E Coolahan, b PaTker, 4 ; W Gilchrist, b Parker, '9 ; A Ashdown, b Gosper, 30 > C Sm...
THE CANOWINDRA STAR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26. 1910. Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
THE CANOWINDRA STAR . FRIDAY, FRRUU.VRY 26. I!) 10. Local and General. The tonder of E Burns, in the sum of £152 1 Oh, has been accepted for the work of Affecting general re pairs and additions to the public school, Oudal. Mr C Archer, of Oanowindra, who took a run over to Melbourne a few days uiro on business, statos 1 Tie coun try right through is looking very dry. The annual meeting of the local P,A. and H. Association will be held on Sat ui day, March 5th, Meetings of the local Progress As sociation and School of Arts Com mittee will be held ou Tuesday even ing next. In a recent issue the FoibeB " Times " has nn article dnaling with the typhoid outbreak at Kugowra and the fiinitary condition of that town. The paper is inclined to heap a good deal of the blame on to the Borne Shire Council for not boiupr more ftrinaent in regard to the way the sanitary arrangements are curried out Thfl Batliurpt " Notional Advocate." which if fmpportiup the In bur party, seem* to ho much innoyed ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
Commercial Banking Co. of Sydney, Ltd, Capital Paid Up.. £1,-500,000 0 0 Reserve Fund .. £1,31(1,000 0 0 Keeeire Capital £1,500,000 0 0 £-1,340,000 0 0 Libera] Advances Made on Ap proved Securities. Highest Rates Allowed far Deposits at Interest. All Usual Banking Business Trans v. °m!atoh FOKD, Wnnnger Canowindra Branch. • 18/1/99 E Mr. B. JONES SURGEON :: DENTIST, & COWRA, & & Will visit Canowindra Fort nightly—Saturday and Sun day. Data of Next Visit, 26th and 27th FEBRUARY The Junction Hole) TJndor its Nbw Manngemonf.. M I. COONEY, (Lute of Tmpnriul Hotel, Mudgoe). — will still minimi— - - THE HOTEL At which tli(i b«Ht of Aeooimnodution and LiqHorn urn obtaiuablu. Call in and you nrn assured a hearty wolcomo. M. T. COON'KY, JUNCTION ITOTKL, OANOWINDIU. WILLIAM A. RAE, LICENSED SURVEYOR, R.P. ACT. 1EVULH TA KENT FOR ANY puiu'OSE. Address: " Gi.kn'roi," Okanoe.
THE MACRAE CO. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
THE MACRAE CO. An apparently simple incident in 1868 led to the establishment of a house whose name became later i indelibly impressed upon the pro- j duce trade of this State. In that year the late Alexander Macrae of ' Dunmore, Largs, was consigning very prime lucerne hay to Sydney, where agents were quoting £3 per ton, returning however only £2 10s. Mr. Macrae's son, Myles, noting this, informed his father that next time hay was shipped he would go to Syd ney and sell it himself. The senior replied characteristically, " Tut, mon ! you don't know you are born yet! " The hay was consigned from "order" to "order" for obvious reasons, and young Myles came to Sydney and sold it for £3 cash and returned home. Some of their neigh bours learning of the incident, told him to go back and sell their potatoes and onions. Myles had just been engaged with James Larkin, an Indian Mutiny pensioner, in press ing 1,000 tons lucerne hay for which they received 6s. per ton for pressing. On thinking ...
SCARCITY OF CHAFF IN SYDNEY MARKETS. The Reason Why. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
SCARCITY OF CHAFF IN SYDNEY MARKETS. The Reason Why. Mr. R. J. Mulholland, one of the produce auctioneers of Sussex Street, who recently made a tour through the Riverina, says, in reference to the supply of trucks by the Railway department for the conveyance of produce, .that his inspection dis closed a state of affairs which is hard to understand or reconcile. " At a number of country stations, stacks of chaff are lying in the rail way yards, on vacant allotments in the town, and in the paddocks ! where the chaff-cutting was done— due wholly to the refusal of the railway authorities to supply trucks for the carriage of chaff. As a result the market has advanced from 15s. to £1 a ton, and this has to be borne by tlw consumers. Then, again, thousands of pounds' worth of damage has been done to the chaff which has been tied up at these country stations for lack of trucks, j Much of it has been saturated by the past few weeks' rain. The I farmers have to bear the loss. " Is it essentia...
Farm Damage, by Insects. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
Farm Damage, by Insects. The experts of the United States De partment of Agriculture make the fol lowing recapitulation of the minimum annual damage caused by the fourteen most dangerous pesis:— Chinch bug £10,000,000 Hessian fly .. .. 8,000,000 Grasshopper '.. .-. .. .. .. 10,000,000 Corn root worm .. •1,000,000 Corn car worm ; ; 4,000,000 Boll weevil .. 4,000,000 Boll worm 2,400,000 Cotton leaf worm .... .. 1,000,000 Codlin moth 4,000,000 Potato'bug 1,000,000 ■ Grain weevil 2,000,000 Army worm .. .. 3,000,000 Cabbage worm ........ 1,000,000 San Jose scale 2,000,000 Total £69,600,000 The loss from all insect pests direct and indirect is distributed among the various products as follows:— Cereals .. .. .. £40,000,000 " Cotton 10,000,000 Truck crops 10,600,000 Fruits .. .. .. 5,400,000 Hay and forage 10,("CAJ.OOO Tobacco .. .. 1,000,000 Sugar .. .. 000,000 Miscellaneous crops .. .. 1,000,000 Produce in storage .. .. .. 20,000,000 Forest and products 22,200,000 Animal products 35,000,...
'Phone is a Farm am Station Help. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
'Phone is a Farm: am Station Help, f Id these days of scarcity of help oti farm or station, the values'.^ tho tele phone is becoming more j'uoroughly appreciated. It does its Aork with lightning-like rapidity, njj.d saves hours, even days, in times vjhen it is most valuable. It carries nijasages to t.h e to wn—to th o eit.y—th e n li g11 hhvs.' and brings the dnctor'ti helj'and nid at all hours of the day or n»ht It never gets drunk* seldom Jgnns on strike, and generally spealiug. is tho most reliable help on till) rfarni or station. The increaso of (firm and .station telephones rapidly jidvcs.
Humus and Soil Fertility. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
Humus and Soil Fertility. The following Is a summary o£ the re lation of humus to soil fertility, as given in the U.S. Year Book of Agriculture:— 1. The decline in the crop-producing power of many soils is due to a loss 01 the partially decomposed animal and vegetable matter known as humus. 2. The humus of the soil is decreased by; the continuous cultivation of grain, cotton, potatoes, or any crop with which the land is kept constantly under the dough without addition of any humus forming materials. 3. The loss of humus involves a l&'s of the nitrogen, which is one of thfS£>jele ments composing humus. Thajfjloss 'of nitrogen from the soil is not always duV simpiy to the nitrogen removed by the crop, but is frequently caused by waste of the humus by improper methods and systems of cultivation. 4. The humus of the soil is increased by the use of well-prepared farm manures, and by a systematic rotation of crops in which grasses, or preferably clover, form an important part. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
Leaihsy's Hatrdressmg- Snloo'n. S. LEAHEYU lESIRES to notify f.lio tf'lblic tlmt , lie liH" tnUen ovpr fliJ HAITI DF EASING BUSINESS latfii'carried on by Mr.. Titlieradge, and in future it will be conducted in an uli-to-diite roa tin or. j New appliances have been cptnined, mid the Saloon is now thoroughly' equipped. ; J Mr. O. Dodeuty iR- now in'pharge. Give the New Man a Trial. Under New Manage orient THE CENTRAL | Refreshment Roams. jp% HALTiINAN denirfis to notif^ tlmt " he Iiom tnkom over the GVntrnl l?ofrfsliment liooms, Intel)' onndicted by Mr. G. Turloy, mid intends touyn diKit it on up-to-date linos. I Iced Drinks and Ice Creairi a Spaclality. | The Choiceat Fruit and Confectionery always Shucked. i CALL HF/RE FOR CHERRIES. £3' Meals at all Hours. 1 $3 WIND MILLS. Our Mill* nre Reliable anil Modern. They work with tlic Mi-jhitst breeze, unrt are s&lt;?if regulating in storms; the be.iringa can be changcd with very little trouble, *nd in a few minutes. Writ© us your ...
FARM AND FIELD. Watering Horses. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
Watering Horses. Opinions probably differ more 011 tne ■subject of water for horses than on any other part of their treatment, and owners, breeders, and grooms are never likely to agree as to whether it is bet ter that they should bo watered before or after feeding', 'This subject, therefore, need not be discussed here, but some thing may be said regarding the advi sability o£ allowing- a heated animal to drlnlc copiously of cold' water when he comes in from work. Of course there are 110 two opinions regarding the in advlsability of letting a horse drink '.much at a time when he is on a journey; but it is when the work is completed and the animal Is hot that some opinions differ. Some excellent authorities con tend that a long Sraught will not harm the horse, but the majority entertain a contrary view. It is always wiser, there fore, to be on the safe side, and to avoid risks of colic or the horse over-gorging himself with fluid. It may also be re membered that one or two or more sh...
A RIDE IN THE ALPS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
A BI0E IN THE ALPS. Mr Vernnn I-.cc writes in the "West ininstnr Gr&zclto •**— .Mountains exist for our lhiagina lion only seen from the plain and the. widening valley, where tlie eye scales tliern: or else in the roality of their highest regions. For nothing is less Vilco- the feeling mountains can give, their freedom and added sweep of eye and fancy, than the valleys which they enclose in their hopeless steep ness oi flank, vullcys baffling and caging our wishes, multiplying dis tance, districts of exile where the very stream, twisting round corners and dashing among rocks, stxvns, de spite all haste and struggle,^ to get no nearer to the countries of its un hoiiimci! and visible progress. Once in the heart of tho mountains, high or' low as they may lie, Alps or hum ble Apennines, one feels imprisoned until one has been at the fop and brought down the knowledge of tho kingdoms of the earth which they re veal. , We had ridden up the little Weiss hdrn, leaving our horses whe...
BUILDING IMPERIALLY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
BUILDING IMPERIALLY. It Is surely time that the citizens of the chief city of the greatest Empire in the world thought something of Im periiil expression, and learned to build Imperially, to provide something that Britons from the country or the Colo nies "could happily regard as befitting the splendid capital of a splendid Em pire. The rich English now make their money in England to spend it abroad, and the poor English buy their com modities abroad for use, in England.i Which is the most excusable? Of the future it Is Idle to speak; but, at the beginning of the twentieth cen tury, may we not admit that the typical art of the nineteenth century, the art for which It is most likely to be remem bered. has been the art, musical and dramatic, of Richard YVngno.r? -'Arthur Symons, In the "Quarterly Review,"
LIGHTNING AS A SITTER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
I LIGHTNING AS A SITTER. Lightning can only bo photographed ill night. It Is also impossible to use uuy cap or shutter for this work, inas much as the eyes (lo not observe a Hash of lightning till at least a tenth of u second after it has passed. So that, having focusscd your camera before-' hand, draw the shutter and hold the camera In the direction you think the tlash will take; and you must trust to the courtesy of the lightning to be there to time.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
Be on Your Guard Against Fire by having flicks' " Ideal " Fire Fighter handy. It is always ready for immediate use, and is strong, powerful and abso lutely reliable. Catalogues Post Free. Also: Hicks' " Ideal " Fumigator, Poison Carts, Pit Traps, Sheep Troughing, &c. T. H. HICKS MAKER N. BOTANY Chas. B. PARKER tel. 2195 city. AOKNT, as Mtt Bt,, Spdney THE BEST for »n good work TThero a HIgh-cliu' Flni.h ts required. It will stand the weather aad will not blister, crack, peel off or fade. HOTEL MANSION BAY8WATER ROAD THH HIQHE8T AND MOST CONVENIENT POSITION IN 8YDNEY ISO Bedroomi j 13 Hot and Cold Baths | Eleotrle EleYato* 1 Kleotrlo Light) Comfortablo Public Rooms) Bsoellent Cuiilne | Saloon Bar itocked with finest Wines And Spirits | King Streat Trams—p#nny seotlon—pass the door. TARIFF: telephohb .- eis vm. at. £210s. Weekly 5 8s. per Day. M, HILLI&RD, Manageress. DARKS & SON PROPRIETARY LTD., Importers and Manufacturers, 324 PITT STREET, SYDNEY. Galvanised...