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LIEGE KNIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

UEGE KNIVE8. Tho bravo city of Liogo, about which ovorybody in this country has boon an- ! xiou«»ly talking and thinking for a fort night past, is famed for its cutlery, and it was from thero (says 'Tho Hard* warcraan') that wo got tho first and best of tho folding, tho spring or clasp kqives. Up to tho middle of tho eigh teenth century tho knives in regular uso in England wero all half knives, that is, their blades were firo I in hafts or handles, just as butchers' and shoo-' makers' knives still are. Then blades, when not in use, were protected* bv sheaths, many of which were works oi art, adornod by delicato carvings. It was whilo theso were tho only knives UBcd that there appeared what is now known as the pocket-knife, and tho first of tho Belgian makers of clasp knives imprinted in his blades 'Jacques do Liege.' Jacques, of course, is James, but its English equivalent bo came jack for John — 'Our Jack,*' 'Wo nil lovo Jack,' and especially to- ; ciay as no mans our nauiesmps. qu...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
LIFE ON A [?] DESTROYER. "A VERITABLE BOX OF TRICKS." [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

LIFE ON DESTROYER. 'A VERITABLE BOX OF TRICKS.' Wutoh tho destroyer as she glides into port — tho long, attenuated form of a gritty black colourl See her streak of a dock as tho grimy forms of mon bundlo up from below. On thoy como in twos, threes — in dozcnsl Where, wo ask ourselves in something liko dismay, do thoy all put up, live, sloop and mako niorryf It is a contemplation which oveu matter-of-fact Jack Tar of tho stately battleship finds himself turning over in- his mind/ as ho too gazes at tho viper of tho seas from his stool dock as broad and capacious as a village square. In truth, tako it as you may, flio de stroyer is a mystery cabinet — a vorit ablc box of tricks. 8ho is at most only 200 feet long and 20 feot broad. In sido her perky littlo hull aro massive engines capablo of dovoloping 5,000 horse power. Just think of it, and puzzlo over it when you recall tho huge towering form of somo 3,000 horsa power cargo uoatT Compared with tuo destroyer tho battleship is a vast ...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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No title [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

Ill cminiMiUon wit); tbo olearing of ?wliHiit land- near Tottonbiim, about ?to he iliidflifnkeii bv the Government, .the looiil 1 1'ibor Agent (OPS ) in-' /orn»H 11* lint the wi.rk -viff liftcirrieH *Ut. on tlm 'nitty (Ming t*v«fernr and ifniM!ici.i tliahHiiuli man will Oiirn ( int letst lO-i-nor d iy. . j

Publication Title: Western Age
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THE ORCHARD. FRIENDLY INSECTS. Farmers' Bulletin, No. 34. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

THE ORCHARD. FRIENDLY INSECTS. Farmers1 Bulletin, No. 34. A second edition of tho bulletin, en titled 'Friendly Insects,' written several years ago by tbo Entomologist, but now revise^ brought up to date, has been published and is avail able for circulation. Farmors, gardon era and orchardists will find it a useful indication of tho insects that in various ways havo claims for protection and not for destruction. 'Tlrnn/Hv «nnnlf?nrr ' thn first Tmril. graph informs us, 'tho insocts usually known in oconomic entomology as 'uso* ful' insects aro thoso that aro parasitic upon, or cat up, insocts attacking and damaging crops.' Much has been written about tho uses and great value of the insects that livo upon other insects; and when ono knows tho iinmcnso number of oggs-.a j moth can produco, or the rapidity with which a parent aphis or plant louse can' I found and multiply ' a colony of her I kind, ono can understand that if thero | woro not theso natural' chocks .upon the increase of c...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
POULTRY. UNPROFITABLE FACTORS. And Thier Elimination. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

POULTRY. UNPROFITABLE FACTORS. And Their Elimination. Discussing mothods by which poultry keepers can copo with tho situation that has been brought about by the high prices ruling for frtd, tho Poultrv Ex pert mentions, tho elimination of un profitable birds. 'These are in strong ovidenco on almost overy poultry run, and if the high feed rates tend to tho education of our poultry-keepers in tho art of Glllltn-r mit »n/l ? ? il.. for keeping only the paying sorts, thoy will not be without pormanent benefit to tho industry.'' By this culling is not meant tho sac rificing of half-grown cockerels, which, unfortunately, seoms to bo looked upon as the only kind of culling possible. There is no necessity to do this, oxcept 111 cases whero moro rearing has been attempted than thero is room for or ability to feed to tho right age. Many aro no doubt in that position, but that is their misfortune, and it is in no way due to lack of profit in tho business, provided it is run on right lines. Tho...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Heat and Dust. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

Heat and Dust. The heat wave which set in last Thursday gradually increased in in tensity, till on Sunday tho tlior mometor reached 111 degrees. On Sunday night the temperature did not drop below 95, while at 9 o'clock on Monday morning it was 101. A strong nori h-west wind set in at dawn accomti iiiied by dense olouds of blinding ilu*t. The wind was like the hot fair from a furnace and the heat inore«-ed until 110 degrees, was reaohed. The sky was obsoured with dust, wb't-'i ut times was so dense that it W'» impossible to see further than a fa - yards. It was the worst day ? ? ? for many years, and soma of. Dm old residents state it was the woo t 1 buy ever saw. About 7 p.m. tlm winil changed to the south 1 ana tup lerup -ralure gradually drop ped, romping a minimum of 69 dur ing tho nighc. Tuesday was a pleas ant day, hut it is again warming up. Mi- J. Leah supplies the following oiliuhtl reoords : — Thursday ? 102 ? Friday ? 10$ Saturday ? 107 Sunday ? Ill Monday ... ... Ho Tuesd...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
BEES AND HONEY. IMPROVING THE STOCK. Perpetuate Best Strains. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

BEES AND HONEY. IMPEOVINO THE STOCK. Perpetuato Best Strains. In uncapping, extracting comb, should bo cut down to tho width of tho wood of the frame, so that when returned to a colony tho wido spacing suggested last week allows tho bees to lengthen the coll walls and produco a 'fat' comli, which thus has tho dual advantage of providing a good return and of utilMing socrotpd. Combs finished in this way aro always appreciated in the extract ing room. Bee-keeping is an intense culture, and tho aim of tho apiarist, says the ?Demonstrator in Apiculture, should bo to improve tlio avorago yiold por colony. As actual results are the best indication of tho most profitable colonics, a record should be kept of tho weight of honey produced by each colony, and at the end of tho season the avorago yield per colony for tho whole apiary can bo obtained. Any colonies that havo gathered less than the avorage should bo marked for atten tion; most probably they need ro queening. Select the Queens. The...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Cobar Rifle Club DELEGATES' MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

Cobar Rifle Club DELEGATES' MEETING. A meeting of delegates from tho Wrigbtville, Illewong ..,,,1 Cobar Bifle Clubs was held at Captain Carroll's residence, Louth Road, 011 Thursday, 10th inst. TI1010 wen present:— Mossrs. J. E. Milnlon (II lewong), G. n. Bucklntiil (Wri„l,t. villa), Captain Carroll and B. L. Moody (Cobar). It was decided to fall in . with tho fciiggestinn of the Cobar delegates to hold 1111 alt-day shoot oil Boxing Day The delegates cfnt.nd llinf: ..I.. I ? ? ...S.f W..U.U Wiioil V«eri7 Willing to donate £2 eaoh towards tho prizo monoy, and to pay one-third of tho marking expenses. It was decided to provide lunch 011 tbo range, oaoli club .to pay a proportion of the cost, Cobar club to be responsible for tbo arrangements. Attar discussion, it wus resolved fchiit I J -0 'programme consist of one mutch at 300 yards, one at 500 yards and one at 600 yards. £1 10s will he divided as prize money' at eueh range — 15s first, 10s second, nnd third. A prize of £1 for fii.Htr...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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HUNGARIAN MILLET. As a Catch Crop. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

HUNGARIAN MTT.TiET. Aa a Catch Crop. Would Hungarian millet serve as a forage crop in a district whore there will be a shortage of fodder for plough ing! .£ . ; J % ? In roply to such a question from tho North-west, tho Chiof Inspector stated that Hungarian millet has a fair feed value, and, unlike most of tho motnbors of the sorghum family, it is not dan gerous to food to stock at any stago of its growth. It docs best in districts whoro tho rainfall is about 30 inches per aunum, or whero thero is a good summer fall. About 01b. of seed should bo sown per acre, the laud being well prepared aud tho drills set about 2ft. Gin. apart. The average yirld is about 10 to 12 cwt. greenstuff per acre.

Publication Title: Western Age
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The War. SYDNEY, Monday. 11 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

The War. SYDNKY, Monday. 11 a.m. I 1 Desperate band-to-hand fighling has taken plnco in Uppor Alsaco, wbero Ihe French bavo occupied Moas and Biasa. The Frenoli lost 215 killed and the Germans 720. Tho Frenoh with bayonet chargos captured all the strategical positions 011 (lie ihaon ami lielfort roari, and despito h heavy shollfire inlliutiug sorious casualties. A Gorman submarine thirty miles off tho Dutch coast ordorod the Bri tish stoamer Colchester to surrender. Tho Colchester continued her voyage, the oaptain Bteaming a aig wig course, and esoRped to Coponbngon. A message states that tho groat Gottorp Barracks, near Kiel, have boon dostroyed by firo. Tho cause is a secret. A message from Constantinople states that tho Tuikish fleet bom barded the environs of Batum. 100 luiS8ian8 wero killed. _ A German army officer was found ] hiding in a trunk securely padlocked I and about to bo shipped to Rotter dam. It is believed ho escapod from ' tbo internment camp I Tlioro is 110 confir...

Publication Title: Western Age
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TO KILL WOOD-LICE. Some Suggestions. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

TO KILL WOOD-LICE. Some Suggestions. Can you adviso mo what to do to kill wood-lico, as thoy aro very numerous here, and cat off young seedlings? The reply of tho Entomologist statod that wood-lice can bo destroyed by spreading among tho seedlings Bomo potato peelings or similar vegetable matter over which Paris groon has beon sprinkled. Tho lico can bo trapped or got togothor by placing pieces of board with slight cavities underneath, and depositing tho poisoned bait und^r their shelter. Poisonod bran (the samo as used against cut-worms) can also be utilised, loz. of Paris green being well mixed with 16oz. of bran.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

We Prini the News, THEREFORE, 'Age' Advts. Pull. PUBLISHED: WEDNESDAY - - - - & SATURDAY. Telephone 57.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

I M. A. Padula, * . THE OLDEST ESTABLISHED Watchmaker, Jeweller and Optician in Cobar, Has always on hand the best selected stock of Jewellery, Gold and Silver, Electroplate, etc, v IN THE DISTRICT. Prices compared with the value of our goods, are the lowest in Cobar. b The only Qualified Resident Optician. Kwong On &~Co. general Storekeepers and Produce Merchants, CORNISHTOWN, COBAR, An prepared to enter into oontraota for ? ?applying Chinese for ring-barking and scrub-cutting, as well aa Chinese eorvanta 1 and cooks for stations. J LARGE STOCKS OF CROCKERY, . IRONMONGERY, GROCERY. MERCERY, and BOOTS and SHOES, carried. Cash buyers of Rabbit and Fox Skins, &.C. I HIGHEST prices given. ? Orders Promptly Attended to. j MBx I MORRISON Bros'. LINE OF Royal Mail Coaches ! Leave the Booking Office, next the . {- Band Hall, Bourke Street, Cobar, 1 Every TUESDAY, THURSDAY, and SATURDAY, at 5-30 p.m., for W1LCANNIA, WHITE CLIFFS, BROKEN HILL and all Intermediate Stations. | ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

S~\ He stepped into Dress Better. / \ our Store \ with a determination to Be t /WirV; \ better dressed. He had read our Vz^KiflSr T\ \ a-'3* ? ',ey rcac' truc' was / f 1 'emP'°^ t0 come. He came, / ) And stepped out I / &' If , ffX I a better dressed | , J ma' ? ! i S\ '/ See the satisfied look on his lace. D '' Note the faultlessly-groomed appearance B i J -J l\ he had imparted to his clothes— look at u ; I L- . / are cut in— f Latest B \ I \k :my par partiPu- / ? \ styles, | « I st' ? '?/ 'ar attention ? \ D ' B i J'' ' v of the athletic, per- 1 7 B ! I K ./ fcctly - constructed 1 I Materials, I \ jy ?0T'3 01 cthe \ JQ; r colors. ! Yet this is bat a metaphor of what j hundreds of men are doing weekly. - A\ j They realise that the initial outlay costs v/ A \ ! just as much for the badly-fitting Suit --#$ \ - as ior the perfectly-fitting Suit. Jl \\ \ | He directed his steps lo Economy, ^ f s' \ \ ! too. because, whilst he paid the same as | \ J before, his new Suit wore twi...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

THK i 'HINTING !:?»( .« r:;[ -v THE Wl',-. . ![ -- ; t f General ; mercic.. Printing Execa-. -sd on | the Premises. j Workmar- hip — Th-* Bec.w j Charges — Tho L-j'.vcit. 1 'f ' tL'l S 6 ff fit ? '' ' ?' \ a. 'hf O '-**' m U S « J 2 ! Barton Street, Cobar. [

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MAIZE IMPROVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

MAIZE IMPROVEMENT. By Ear-to-Bow Method. ' Tho ear-to-row test — par excellence, tho best method of maizo improvement — is now being put into operation at all tho Government farms where maize is I grown for the production of pure seed I for sale to farmors, and the enthusiastic ! private grower has in it an opportunity of improving tho yielding capacity of his strain in a very notable degree. xne motnod is to plant tho grains from each ear in separate rows,. and to thus ascertain the individual yielding capacity and other hereditary charac teristics of the individual ears. How wide are tho variations disclosed under such conditions fow farmers realize, but one illustration will suffice just now. A Case in Point. In the ear-to-row tests at Grafton experiment farm last season some ears yielded at the rate of 33 bushels per aero; others up to 96 bushels per aero. But that must havo been a very pro* miscuous lot of ears, wo may bo told. On the contrary, they had been care fully selected...

Publication Title: Western Age
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Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL NOTES. FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL NOTES. FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. Tiicso Notes nro issued evory wook, under tbo personal supervision of tho Hon. W. 0. Ashfonl, Minister for Agricultnro, .N.S.W., and are based mainly on tho oxperienco of tho Department. No. 189. AGRICULTURAL. NORTH COAST POTATO OEOP. Improvement. A report from tho Inspector of Agri culture on tho North Coast discloses a much improved stnto of affairs in con* ncction with tho marketing of potatoos. Tho previous paragraph on tho subject will bo recalled by growors, but tho „ .1 ? ? tit. i cw.nu^., wnnfhn. and closer attention on tho part of growors, have enabled a considerable improvement to bo effected. Tho Inspector states that tho area of diseased crops is not nearly as ox tonsive as the early shipments would ' suggest, but tho principal sources of trouble, he finds, are Irish Blight and 'Bactoriosis,' or 'Wot Rot.' Be sides these thero aro contributing ./ causes, viz., inclusion of damaged and partially diseased tubers, ha...

Publication Title: Western Age
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Government Assistance to the Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

Government Assistance to the Hospital. In connection with tho application by the committee of tho Cohar Dis trict Hospital for financial assistance from tho Government, tha Under Secretary of tho Department of Health wired the secretary (Mr. Marsho) on Saturday, asking tho monthly ex penditure. Mr. MarBiio replied £155. Subsequently Mr. C. S. Fern, M.L.A., wired to tho secretary of tho institu tion as follows: — ' Monthly expend iture will he met. . Your wiro re £155 approved.'

Publication Title: Western Age
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

Tattersall's Consultations. ? (George Adams, Hobiirt, Tasmania) NOW OPEN. DECEMBER HANDICAP, run at Rosohill, 12tli December, 100.000 tickets at 5/2. OARRINGTON. STAKES, run at Randwiolf, 30th December, 100,000 tiokots at 5/2. Important Notice. On all Swoops on Races run aflor January, 190G, the Taqmanian Go vernment Stamp Tax will bo 2d on oach 53 Tickot, and 4d on eaoh 103 Ticket. Clients must tlieroforo add those amounts to their remittances, n The Tasmanian Government lias authorised tho Trustees of the estate ot the lato George Adams to carry on tho license and oondaot the sweep business under the same management as for soveral years past. mm MEDICAL flpli. Marshall-Street. jl. MTOKLL. Proprietor. Every Description of Patent Medicine Stocked. A large assortment of Perfumery, Taney Goods, Toilet Requisites and Stationery always on hand. J. MITCHELL, Chemist and Druggist, Marshall-st., Cobar. The Commercial Hotel EDWARD STREET, CANBELEGO. BestjLiquors. Good Beds and Tables. ITari...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 16 December 1914

The catoli of the season — M'Grath and Powderly's Sale. When we say bale, we mean Sale.*

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