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A TALE OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
A TALE OF DOMESTIC ECO NOMY. He had been brought up in the lap of luxury and extravagence, and, when bad limes .came, and he had to go down to the city and look carefully after his shillings it was his -pretty and tender little wife, who heloed him and encouraged him by example in small savings. One fence, however, he never would face. He baulked at talcing a tms. 'It might pass the club, you kno-v, dear, and the fellows at 4he win dows- — v ?One evening, 'however, he returned radiant to dinner. Tenderly em bracing his life's partner, he murmur ed — 'I've done it, darling! All the way for threepence!'- . Love and gratitude were in her eyes, as she said: 'My -5wn brave boy! D:id you mind it very much?' With affectionate cheeriness he made answer: 'No, dear! Got box seat; real good, old sort the driver. Told me lots of stories and was quite chatty. Capital chap. Gave him a b'ig cigar and half a crown for 'him- ' self when I got down.'' j
THE VINEYARD NILDEW OF THE VINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
Tf^E VINEYARD. ' *-'* i£?&--'\TiS - ,* 'V. . - 'v' ?' t MILDEW OF THfe VIKE. Bulletin No. 186, the latest issued' from the California n AeiJcultural Experimen tal Station, contains a description cf the powdery mildew of the vine. The writer of the article, Mr F. T. Bloletti, states . that -the disease usually callei mildew In California is caused by a fungus ht longlng to the same group as the fungi which cause the mildews of roses, hops, beans, and apples. It Is generally re ferred to as oidium in Europe. The dis PDRA Irnnum n« milrfonr nr neronoSDOra in Europe and' the East is totally ciftennt, and caused by a fungus of very differ ent character. In order to distinguish I the two, the oidium is sometimes called powdery mildew, and the peronospora downy mildew.. The oldtum attacks all herbace.us parts of the vine— leaves, cants, flowers, and fruit. In the spring the young leaves which are attacked show at first whitish patches about one-quarter of an in h In diameter on the...
"SANDY MACDONALD, YE KEN." [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
'SANDY MACDONALO, YE KEN.' A Sydney journalist writes: — 'This is an age of pure foods, and a time when purity of liiquor, very properly, , is being demanded by those who have at heart the welfare of the., commun- ity. In the 'hearts of all true and patriotic citizens of this State, llhcre should be a feeling only pi indigna tion against those who place in the market,. and promote the use of, infe- : rior brands of liquor, that are the cause 01 so injicn disease anu misery. To all right-thinking citizens, it will therefore be reassuring to be remind ed that the magnificent old high-blend Scotch . whisky, 'Sandy Macdonald,1' is still in the market,' and may be ob tained of -Messrs. Carter and Wilson, 40 Pitt-street, Sydney. The proprietors of 'Sandy Mac donald'' whisky do not need to. ad vertise widely. It is the excellence -of their whisky that spreads its sale all over the .'_ State: However, the be^t commodity on, earth occasionally requires a slight .nublicitv in the far reaching...
THE VINEYARD. MILDEW OF THE VINE. (Concluded from Last Week.) CONDITIONS FAVORING THE DISEASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
^E-^fp|pPfI5||:: ?;. . ? : iniDSir of isb vunk, ' . ' :. . XGoBcioded from last Week) - \ 4 '?? OONDPTK»J,S; PAVPRING THE -\ ???' ;???? :.?-' 'ibiSEASB.' ..?'?? ?, There' Is considerable difference in the susceptibility of various varieties of vines 'and' therefore In the ease with which they can be kept free from the disease. All species of American vines— Liabrusca, Riparia, Rupestris, etc.— are much less severely attacked than the European varieties ot VIUb vlnlfera. Among the latter there exist, however, various Segrees of susceptibility. Ot the yarlejiles cutivetedin California, those most easily and severely attacked are the Caringnane, Flame Tokay, Muscat of Alexandria, Gutedel, Cabernet, Ries ling, Clalrette, Folle blanche, Ugnl-blanc .and Petite Sirah. The more resistant «re the Beclan, Durlff, Maibec, Mataro, Grenache, Alicante Bouachet, Petit Bouschet, Aramon/ Mourastel, Vernaccla and Marsanne. All varieties, however, are capable' of being severely injured it the weather ...
HONEYCOMBING THE ALPS. THE RAILWAY TUNNELS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
HONEYCOMBING TOE AXfS. THE RAILWAY TUNNELS. 'Ever since the inauguration of the Slmplon Railway, France, Switzerland, and Italy have been flooded with tunnel literature setting forth the advantages of the multitudinous schemes afloat lor the construction, of additional Alpine per forations.' writes Mr B\ fl. Archer. In an article in the 'Daily Mail' which describes the fresh batch of Alpine tun nels now under construction or nearing completion. ..-.. THE SCHEME WHICH WON. 'The object of the Loetschberg tun tunnel (a scheme which triumphed over two rival projects of an international character) Is to shorten the approaches' to the Slmplon from Central Switzerland, Germanyandnorth-westernEurope gene rally. From the International standpoint, the Loetschberg scheme means that the greater part of the traffic to end from the Simplon, which is composed of that originating in England and northern France, will go oVer the lines by Cnau mont, Belfort, Berne and Thun, Instead of via Dijon, Pont...
MONTE CARLO. A PLAGUE SPOT OF EUROPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
MONTE CAKLO. -A PLAGUE SPOT OF EUROPE. A suggestion that it Is time to abolish Monte Carlo as a gambling centre Is put forward In a letter to the 'Times,' signed 'Indlcus.' 'Before this hideous Monte Carlo tra gedy ceases to be a nine-days' wonder,' says the writer, 'I would suggest that it is time attention should be drawn to the fons et orlgo mall, the gambling rooms of that too notorious place. I speak as one who knows, having re sided for some years at Monte Carlo, near the villa in which the Goolds «-i**\4-rul n small Ant TTsinr Iftni* «nn *-Vi*v nations of Europe going to tolerate the continuance of this plague-spot In their midst? That ts the question that should be agitated in the Press and Chancel leries of every European capital, whose gil&ed youth are ruined annually in scores, for they flock thither in ever increasing numbers solely because of the gambling facilities, made more seductive by the beauty: of the place. Its gardens, and the unrivalled Casino j band. ...
Loss of Nitrogen from Soils. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
4th — — y'--: Xiou of Hltrogen from Soils. ';£''?. : ^Nitrogen is the most expensive ele :;.'.' . mont of .plant food, as well as the one ,-i '.. most easily lost from' the soil. A fun ??;; . damental basis of the best systems of rl ' farming is the increase and conserva ? Oon.of nltoogen In the soil. With i-sr- ?; . tainj systems of mixed farming In which f - :. . an abundance of manure is produced, ;tj: \4': . ... and with rotations in which the nitro '?'??'? gen-gathering leguminous plants are !* - '? ' ? fmnlv naad oo ni'niili mamtT-Aci ft la **«?.?_ j;; , ' :. slble to maintain, and even increase, the |'.j t , nitrogen supply In the soil. With clean vrs'.;. culture crops and continuous grain '??:?': ~. cropping, on the other hand, there Is a »,- continual .drain upon the nitrogen sun !;£:?'? „ ply of the SoU, ana, as Professor H. ?' : ' Snyder. of the Minnesota Experiment ; : Station, has shown, there are large .; ;^ - ' losses of this most Important element, ''r' -_. . »nd a r...
Hot Water Remedy for Barley Smut. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
' * Hoi Water Bemedy for Bailor Smut. The hot water treatment for eradiat ing barley smut has been found effective by the University of Wisconsin Agricul tural Experiment Station. This preven tive kills even the loose variety of smut, which is not affected by the usual for ' malhyde treatment. The application Of water Is made just before seeding. The treatment used by the Wisconsin Station was a modification of the Swingle method, originally known as the Jensen method. A day or. two before the seed barley Is to be sown, It is placed in gunny sacks ' and submerges for 12 hours in cold water for the purpose of softening the. hull and berry. After it has been removed - from the water and allowed to drain for ' as hour It Is then submerged fn hot water, kept at a temperature of 130deg. V. for a short time. Afer being sub jected to. this hot water treatment, the 1 . barley must be sowo within a day or two, or otherwise it will sprout, and dif ficulty will be experienced In getting It to ...
In-and-In-Breeding. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
In-aad-In-BreediaS' In-and-in-breedlng is, the mating p/ animals within the degree of second oousins. The mating of animals more ' distantly related Is'taiown as Inbreed ing. The rank and file of farmer breed.' ere regard the tanner as decidedly harm ful, and as a rule, try to avoid even re mote ln-breeding. For ;the ordinary breeder this is the only safe rule, bat for the exneri both mav be. and: have been, safely used. . In-and-in breeding has Its place and function. ; JJeariy *B thepure breeds of Jli»'»toaitS«W)B ;$eja»ja«vefepea to ?_&*&' K -'' continued, of in-and-in breeding. -; ' S^-V .-' :: It its 'one Of the sorest means of fixing. «''«/.. a definite type. ''We have already noted ' that one ol the chief causes of variatHro - Is the muting of onlirmTa haying Widely different tendencies. We have also noted that the law of variation acts con stantly, and that no two individuals are or can be, identical. I It follows, then, that the greater the number of individ...
THE MOORE-HESKETH PROCESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
THE MOORE'HESKETH PROCESS. Extraordinary attention ig now being riveted on the production of iron and 6teel . in Australia. We are only now' awakening to the fact that we are great consumers of the King oi Metals in all its various forms and manufactures. The Commonwealth pays annual tribute of : something . like £Q nrvi ftnfi in iMn ..„;) DiMi HHja i^»-j_aj ™« ,*««#, **ww .»** **\#u a»«* ouwA Ituu uuwOJ imports. ' We, have the raw material in magnificent ukaiia&nce and W6 have the market.. The Moore-Hesketh hew direct, process claims to make obsolete all other methods And it will shortly bo operating in ? . a great industry in this State. The pro-] motets ask all interested to await the] publication, ' at an early date, of thr prospectus, ' ?
LANDS FOR SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
. LANDS FOR SETTLEMENT. The following Crown Lands hnvc bee gazetted as available for Sett lemon'. ? ' the dates given below : — CONDITIONAL PURCHASE LEASE :- COOTAMDNDRA LAND DISTRICT, Pi* acres in 1 block, distant f-J miles from Cootamundra, suitable for grazing and ruyr i ? culture; annual rent, £21. 5s. 10il. Avail able 14th November, 1907. (C.l'.L. Aiv:. No. 81.) LISMOEE LAND DISTRICT, 7541 acres in 4 blocks, in areaB ranging froir. I204ncr?F to 237 aorcs - distant 1 1 to 13 miles from Lismore; suitable for agriculture, daiiy iag, to. i annual rents from £16 3s. 10tl. ti £23 14s. Available 17th October, 1907. - (C.P.L. Area No. 82.) STROCD LAND DISTRICT, 1.4G9 acre*1, in 2 blocks, in areas of 654 and 815 uuivr, distant 13 miles from Gloucester ; suitable for grazing and agriculture : annual rents £20 8s. lOd. and £25 9a. 6d. respectively Available 24th October, 1907. (C.P.L Area No. 83.) ORIGINAL SETTLEMENT LEASE :— BINGAEA LAND DISTRICT, former! ? within Myall Creek Holding. jr...
THE IMMIGRANT AS A STATION WORKER. How the Work is Progressing. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
THE IMMIGRANT AS A STATION WORKER. How the Work is Progressing! ' You have uover used an axe, or piled timber for burning off, or even seen rabbits so thick that digging them out to destroy them wa6 a serious occupa tion 9' ' That may be, sir ; but I have stoked in a gas retort for nine-hour shifts this ten year.' Another voice, surely owned by a Sandy or a Jock, chimes in : ' I have wrought twel years at ma trade as ntter. and i hev iralket the boots off mysel trying this twa weeks to get a jou in the wurks.' . Two burly fellows, typical 01 the hundreds that find their services no longer required at Woolwich, the Clyde bant, or on the Tyneside, are asking the Immigration Officer at the Intelli gence Department for work in tha country. New South Wales is rather young yet to absorb iji its smelting works and foundries the workers in the iron trades who are ready to flock to its shores; but plenty of work waits in country districts for strong arms and -willing hands. In little batches...
FARM AND FIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
[?] fei-- V : Many famersin^pi^i^^^^^kee^ |.' ?'::-.-'-? '.. ?: vihWili*;*^^£^risn^diw:'3«iil»: ft - .-;? ot graiter stamina akaVrofltproauung pS-?-V . -'-??:-'-' qualities. K Experiments.yo to *h-«» that &s; 'i; Jn ^Bflx^ct^^r'^^^JioiUoBaMelm i^.lft .' - '?..' piyvttent^te&^&Viajia **&.&, £'.:?, ' ' . ' ' *nt?not *t infc j»repnil;Mtfirt. , .'.After Krft:i the fl^ tiro t*»es JiaVe lieen inada no |a ?- ??-' ??;'?? founflaUon remainBt-- continue tlie work. ''' ' consequently Improvement through pnr ?' ' chasing rams lspractically eliminated. It '' is not bo much the breed as it Is the manner In which the breed is handled. Permanent Improvement can only be effected from one course, and that must be. within the breed Itself.
HOW WEALTH IS IMPORTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
HOW WEALTH IS IMPORTEiffl.:i^8 Although it is undoubtedly true ,iSac.3^''SS^B tho enormous beuofit which Trill ;«criie.;^% ^^b| to the State from the immigratioii *f i'^. ^^ffll hardy workers of the agricultural clatja-'- jfg^l is to be looked for chiefly^iu tke -Sf;-^^^ shape of new blood and new Strong and -^:f^^M - willing Jiaads, to- develop I' Oiur^greitt.rHS^^MB natural potentialities^ ';it is none ' Jpi^.-^3jjSg/l less true that the immigrante who have :jpL ~M$mM arrived u IV ew fcioutU Wales In |Hio -^MB course of the last eighteen moatfe liarc;'ff^\*is«i brought with' them quite a tiouisiderable ijj2^^SaH amount of capital. In. all, 2,€0S iinmi-- ? J*^^^B .grants from Great Britain ihad arrived -j-.r-^PHW -tap 31st August, and their catiifcal .*'**?' -MSm -amounted to no less than £84,104: In % '^iWimM - Hev of this fact, it is shown that, tiid '^WsSm fo^-s Vhich were '^rosseff in^nie: £^^9 ; g'iikt^ers-i'ituat; assisted 'immigr*tion »5^^^9^H would tairnlNew South Wales^in^...
FLEECING THE FLEECERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
FLEECING THE FLEECERS. By St. Legcr Cheyue. When Cameron had filled his pipe lie tossed the empty tobacco tin to the far corner of the room, and straddling a chair, lit UP nonchalantly. ' We have come to the end of our luxuries,' he said in his usual cheery tones, 'so look out for squalls. My temper is bound to become erratic now.' I said nothing but drummed on the little deal table before me, marvelling that our reverses could not eyen tem porarily obscure_ the sunny bright ness of his disposition. We had said good-bye the previous evening to the necessities of life without the slight est idea when the acquaintanceship would be renewed; and now our last luuiry had petered out with that final pipe of tobacco. Cameron almost irritated me as he sat there thoroughly CDJoying every whiff of smoke he sent out upon the humid atmosphere. Yet my only hope was in him, for despite his mild blue eyes, an-*. simple, almost vacuous smile, he possessed the wisdom of the serpent — a 'wisdom, howev...
The Home Coming. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
- i if-'' I f % i ' ? *f i ; -? i ..' :- T - ' ? : .:'??'; The , ??.? ?? ByGwen Pendyne. 'Ah that is equivalent to a confes sion. Undoubtedly Aunt Maria has sent you. It is wonderful how inte rested people are in my soul; but no one seeirfs to care about my body. I work like a galley slave week in week out, and no one seems to want to ?save my body, or give me a lift in any line but the spiritual one,' she said wearily: 'But a spiritual life tends or, rath er, should tend to make our worldly rarpc Mcrhtpr Tn flurtl f n elf ur» «Vimi1*f see the hand of the Divine Master, and' — began the minister. 'Please don't mistake rae, I am truiy religious, but perhaps not ortho dox. What does it matter to God if I find Jiim in a long walk, or in read ing some elevating book, instead of sitting with my aunt in church, lis tening to the denunciations of Mr. Duncan, whom I detest,' said Joan, paassionately. 'I doin't suppose it matters at a'- I myself have often felt nearer to him in the heart of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
? But we simply can't ;help feeling eu- ? thusiastic about the continual increase . in our business. Of course, people would have to be going about with closed eyes not lo comprehend the Why and the Wherefore of this satisfactory state of affairs. - It is safe to assume that there must be something about our business that causes this. We have an idea that this ' something' constitutes two items— those items being QUALITY and LOW PRICES. Don't think wo are far wrong in our surmise— ? do you ? No order too small— none too * ? large — no rush too great. . i C. H. Pickard, 'THE STORES OF QUALITY AND LOW PRICES.' Picton, Thirlmera and The Oaks. W. B. Gale & Sons \ I wish to draw SPECIAL ATTENTION to the following! lines JM for QUICK SALE at ' ' . 'j« Single BaiTell^d Muzzle LoadiDg JSrune in pdvf ect h ovfer ;^iid ' .f^B span new. ^H Notice also — „ %M Any gun or part supplied. Guns repaired. Best Ammunition M and Be-loading Appliances at Wholesale Prices. a Horse and Cattle Bugs...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
A Painful swelling on 'any port of -the body wiU, if neglected, end m some kind of sore such aa a boil, ourbunole, idoer, abecess - fistula, etc To prevent enoh a resnlt, Mply Dr. Sheldon's Magnetic liniment. This will relieve tlie^, pain, draw ont the inflammation, rednoe the eweUing, and drive away the entire trouble.' ^Aooept no snbslitute. Prioe Is. 6d. and 3s. Obtainable ironi W- J. H. . ? Vickery, cbemiEt, Pieton.— (Advt). i fUJifolfc'j inatead sfonliMty *tintu l&nta? ??-.; '']:''::;.-': '. '? ;: BMtun it,' Is ? pure,*. br&dnjg tonic tKM Wet* on - tha tlomkch, bow«lt, and Ilidtvers 1-H»« mmllcrns. -: Buy JVhole Bottles.
Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
^pi^riilnii. j'The forhiigriiily. nienliiifj -inf (ho Municipal Council \vnn held Tucsiday niglit weolr, ?' Thevc were .present Aids. STieolson (Mayor), Antill,; Sell, Belli Barr, Counellan, McQniggin, mid Graham. . : ; The minutes of the previous meeting were i«nd and adopted on the motion of Aids. Autill and Sell. Mayor's Minnte. ? The Mnyor'« niiiinte drew aUflntion to the fact that by a certain date a collector for the list of ratepayers hnd to be appointed Aid. Gonnellan moved that the Council, appoint (lie Acting Council XJlerk to collect the names of . rate payers and that the remuneration be 10s. 'per huadred. ? Adi. Graham seconded. Aid. Sell moved as an amendment that (lie clerk be paid 12s. (-d. per liuudred, . He -considered the amount little enough owing to Picton being so scattered. The amendment lapsed for want of a seconder, and. the ' motion was carried. Correspondence. The outward correspondence was approved of on the motion of Aids. Anlill aud Oonr.ellan. The inwn...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
II ??' 'Posf Office |g ? _- WWm AEGYLE-STBEET,' PICTON, '^^?r: lip For Best Value ''?''- # MM ? m-^^f- ?. ? ? ? in . ... 1 8SK Drapery, Prints. Musi ins, Tailor-made Suits, f feC Shirts, Ties, Felt and Panama Hats, | j|| ^ Boots and Shoes, Etc. ; m m^ ' ; r — ?- ? j|; PERCY H. ROPE, | pB? . ' Family Butcher, ? ' ' 5 f?&5 V Is still selling the Triraest of Beef and lj |l^: Mutton- at bedrock prices. He sells 3? JH -/-\ '?'' none but the Very Best. Give him 'a }$ t& ? trial, and you will never regret it, nor I ^ 4 . desire to leave him, because his shop I K,1' - is always kept ' in apple-pie order. , I ^' iHext Please! . 1 SBI*, P^ :^C - If^you want your Soup Straiuers 1 ?^gOTy^V^^'^c^r'-'u'-^P^5^-..lwre- wil|: block them out 1 ^B' !:' - Feoji Wooly- Willies to 1 I^^P' . : . BlNGhAHODND-RoSEYS. f^ W- McDONALD'5 Whiskerarium ife v ;..,;;?., ? . . ? . , — 1 m, 'Marcus Clarfc & Go,, l^;- ;: -:;.: ' ?': ? . limited. Mm ppRING SUITINGS, 19O7 m '^fc' ???'.?? We have ...