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CLYDESDALES AND SHIRES. TYPICAL FOALS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
CLYDESDBALES AND SHIRES. TYPICAL FOALS. The illustrations herewith represent foals of tihe Olydesda.le and. Shire breeds of horses. Both are fillies. The Clydesdale was winner of. first prize at Lanark show. and also first and champioti at Carnwath show, 1913. Qwned by Mr. .Wilson, of TIlE 'CLYDESDALEI FOAL. .-. Libberton, Carnwathi Sire, Dunure Foot print; dain, ImogeIe. The Shire \vas first at -Avourne, first at Spaldmg, Iirst at Peterborough and first at the Royal, Nor folk. Thep..roperty of Mr. .F. W. Griffin. of Peterborough, The names of the Shire **TIlIE SmIIE FOAL.· * *i foal's sire and dam age not~ given in the journal froni' which we extracted the illus tration, but the ri'espective ages at the time of showing, describe the C]-desdale as six months and live days, and the Shire seven months and thirteen days.
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
W§T iMO ilTOORi. '-*--~-- "Somehow you seem to have grown shorter in stead of taller since I last saw you." "Well, I've married and settled down." "Are you getting used to your new cook's broken English?" "Yes, but I can't get used to her broken china." "See here, waiter. Can't you see this coffee is muddy?" - "Sure. sir, it ought to be. It was ground this 10ornisng." "We're going out in Tom's new racing' car to day." "That'll be fine." "Yes, it'll .prbably end that way if the. con stable gets us.". "I jump up and down when I'm happy," de clarcil the small girl from New York, and the Boston child looked at her gravely, and replied "I can imagine your jumnping up, but I think the law of gravitation must be responsible for the alternating descent." "Our courtship was full of romance." "I suppose it's all over now that you're mar ried." - "Oh no. John usually furnishes a little when he comes home late." "You have tried to fashion a Government on the lines of the American Republic?" . "...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
Buy the "Challenge *=it's the best mill! Hundreds of users the Commonwealth over reck on It the finest Mil ever produced. The "Chal lenge" crank shaft - one piece of solid forged steel -Is a marvel of design and construction. Let the "Challenge" solve YOUR water problems. A 6 ft. mill costs you £6. Litera ture free. Glad to send you some. Langwill Bros. and Davies Pty. Ltd., 110- 114 St•rt-~t"ret, Soutlh Melbourne (Near Prince,-bri?g?). Grain Bags. Corn Sacks. Large Stoc!k of Every Descrirtion. It Will Pay You to Write or Telegraph Us Before Ordering. OUIR PRICES A IE LOWEST. SCARLETT and Co., 437 Collins-street. Meelbourne, ' JUTE AND) WITEAT SPECIALISTS, - EXPERT PRODUCE SALESMEN. onsijn All Your Produce to Us. We Return Prompt Cadh and Tozi rice. "SOLIGNUM," THE IDEAL WOOD STAIN AND PRESERVATIVE. Preserves Timber against the deadly ravages of the white nnt-adds yeare to the life of the iv'ood, prevents dry rot, and has antiseptic pro perties which render it particularly suitable ...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
.. PERSONAL • -j'? ° - .,_ "Tt. is easy to gain a great reputatic'U for generoity dby spending a Ihundred y-car," said a' well-known actor. "All yol needl do is ( ostentatiously to give sixpences to cros-ing sweepers, 'and always to make the .itaxi-;man's tip twvopence more than is -i?ual." 'r1 lse, it may be taid,, are Lon don prlces. Here is the answer to the riddle which has filled a 'brain fever hospital--"What is it that can go up a spout down, but can not go downi a spout up?"'--"An unmbrella." '.Size is n index of alpptite. The midgets at the Loidon Opera House eat more than ]people of ordinairy stature, and they need 210 second invitation to meals. 'AN the royal balls given in Berlin, the (Ka :r's daincin.g master carefully watches 'the dancers, and makes note of ll awk Siwardness and inexpertness. The delin quents receive the next day an'official in timation that th.y must either takd more lessons or expect no more minititions. That is perthaps -ihy German Frauleins do not ...
LIVE STOCK. THE NEWRY DISTRICT. LARGE AREA OF RICH LAND. THE NEED OF IRRIGATION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
UIV STOCKD THE NEWRY DISTRI'CT. .LAF GE AREA OF RICH LAND. THE NEED OF IRRIGATION. -BY- OUR AGRICULTURAL REPORTEh.] Newry, on the Macalister Rivei, is the centre of a rich agricultural district, con taini~ng in round num~bers about 7.a)0 acres of some of thc moist fer'tile soil that can be found Lin Victoria. Being of alluvial origin, it is both deep and rich, and in the hands of compe'tent agriculturists will pro duce a wide mrange of valuable crops. While dawhying is one of the leading rural indus tries, careful attention is devoted to the cultivation of maize, lucarne and cereals. Amongst the latter Cape 'barley occupies a prominen·t place, and the 'binders are now at work in the district harvesting crops of this cereal whilch are unusually heavy. Maize is widely grown for corn, and iwhere tihere is a sufliciency oif moisture in the ]aridand proper methods of tillage are em ployed, yields up to about 100 bushels to t'he acire can be secured. Sugar oeet has been cultivated with ma...
AN APOLOGY TO THE REPORTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
HAN APOLOCY TO THE REPORTERS. Lord Wolmcr has witlhdrawn the eharge whichil he made against reporters, arising out of his rccc-tt controversy with MhI. Lloyd-George, that a passage in Ims Nemw ton-le-Wi?llow~s srpCeech on 1th Amgu.t was inaccurately reported, The manlcr wa.s taken up by the Na tion'al Union of Jouwnaliss, who stigma tised Lord W?V?Cmer's statement that hlm had hbeen nisreported as an "unfounde:l aC cusa.tion" against the repoprters. In a re cent speech at Ashton-in-Makerfild LorL WVo:mer said:--"f the reporter thoughl his notes were right, I am perfect.ly ready to acect the roporter's notes." ie wal afterwardls interviewedc br a represct tive of tche "iManchester Courier, which Ipublished the following staltement 'by Lor l \Volmer:-"I am perfectly willing to give the reporters the benefit of the doubt, I think trhir report correctly smnmarciscS my speedh. The report appears to Inme ex cellecut. I undertake to niake myself rc sponsible, not only for their argument of...
CHESS BY TELEGRAPH. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
CHESS BY TELEGRAPH. Caine played by telegraph on Boxing day at Board 2 in the match between New South Wales anul Queensland. Mr. Jacobsen outplayed his op ponent, and forced a win In good style:- "Zukertort's Opening." White--W. Allen Black-J. L. Jacobsen (Queensland). (New South Wales). i. lt to K13 1. P to Q4 2. P to Q4 2. Kt to KB3 3. P to 1s3 P to K3 I. P to QB4 4. P to QB3 a 5. P to Q(R3 6. QKt to Q2 6. It to QBi: . B to Q3 7. P to QKtti 7. Kt to KS 8. B to Kt2 8. P to K(B4 b 9. B to 1(2 9. Kt(Q2) to KB3 10. Q to 132 10. Castles. ii. P to Kill 11. 1 to Q2 c 1i. P to QBl d 12. B to 32 13. P to QKt4 13. P to 13S 1 14. QB to B1 14. Kt takes'Kt 15. Q takes Kt 15. lIt to K5 10. Q to 1B2 16. B to l1i 27. B to Q3 17. 1 1o KKt3 18. P to 1R(1 18. P to QR4 4 I9. B to Kt2 e 19. P takes KP 20. 131' takes P 20. B to KtO clh 21. K to K? 21. B to Ktl f te. Btkes KL 22. 31 takes B 23. Q.to B3 23. Q to B1 24. 911 to r1(3 24. Q to KI(t3 g . 23. Q1 to KKi1 25. Q to IKtj 2.Qto K1( . 20. 1 to Kitf ...
BUTTER FAT PERCENTAGES. SOME INTERESTING RECORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
DOUTTER FAT PERCENTACES. SOME INTERESTING RECORDS. The herds of Messrs. O'Callagbhan and Sheehan, at the Yanco Demonstration Farm, and of Messrs. H1. B.'and C. B. Robinson, dairy farmers, in the same dis trict, have been tested, the :results being as. folow: The herd at'the demonstration farm com prises heifers on their first calf, and are pure-bred Jerseys, Guernseys, Shorthorns, and grades of each. The 29 heifers aver aged 5 lb. of 'milk, testing '5 .per cent. 'butter fat, equal to 1.4 'lb. of butter per cow per day. The best record was 'by a Jersey grade 'heifer which yielded 32 Q'b. milk, 'testing 6.0 fait, equal to 2.49 lb. but 'ter per day, and the worst return was .73 lb. butter-pc" day from a Jersey heifer. 'MessS.s. itobinoons' 23 cows averaged'21'lb. milk, testing 4.6 per cent. .tft, 'equal ,ta .1.3 b1$ of butter per cow per day. This herd consists of .more tlhan half he~lfers. The best return was 20) lb. milk, teast 6.66 per cent. fat, equal to 1.53 lb. butter per day by ...
SMOKE AND DRINK IN MODERATION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
SMOKE AND DRINK IN MODERATION. Two es.entials are 'needed. if young men would ben:ome and keep tlhemcselv-es lfit, na: 'ording tn Sir ])ouglas Powell, M.Dl). Thl'ey are:--"No smo]king before the age.s of eighteen years, and then in moderation; no diniking betwecen meals." The famous physician gav'e tlhiis opiion in the course of a lecture at the .Y..\..A.\ -la ll, Alder.gate-street, on '1The \;aluc of DiseilplinL in Natliona;l Life "If young men wish to llpcserv, the lir r nes,' hie said, "'they shouldt nolt mok'e be fore eighiteen. lTobacco is niot harml'l if taken in moderation; nor is alcohol. Ily moderaltion in alcohol 1 me?a that dri :' in" shlioull not 'be indulged in 1beLteinii nmeals. 'Nipping' is the wors~t formin of Il coholiSm." Sir Douglas Powell landl special stress on thle harmful effect on discipline of over in ldulgence in smoking. "Too muici. tobacco mnoking encourages selfishness," hIe sia., "nnlcss peotle who smoke keep a giir ,over themrelves; and selfishness is ...
T. R. DAWSON. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
T. R. DAWSON. We lhave received the following most interest ing letter from Mr. T. R. Dawson, of Leeds, England: "I should like to thank your solvers for their interest in my No. 3612. I had no idea so many :of your readers would tackle it, and I am teuipted to send you tile following notes on it, and on the subject ir general. You may make any use of them you wish. "I had, in my earlier versions of the puzzle, the colors transposed, as suggested by 'Lethe,' with a 27) move solution, but I found the 28 move arrangement as given more diflicult on account of some good tries, so I left it as set. The ambiguity of 'one knight visits every corner' never struck me. Probably better would be 'one knight makes a tour of the four corners.' "The genesis of the puzzle will show how the most casual idea may be very frunlitful. I had copied for entry in my eccentricity collection the following retractor: "I. Neumann (previous publication unknown): -3kKtrrl I ktplp4 3Ktp3 I ktlQ5 I. 1RR4bl Ip2PIPP...
QUESTION OF DAIRYING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
UES3TIOJ OF DA!RYN.N. correspondent -asks:-"Would gathered n when sour and off flavored be im Sr ed any by pa-stetirisation, cream test g 25 per cent.? Is.it necs.ary to use viscogen in sour crcr.m to pasteurise it suc cessfully? Does pasteurising lhave any in fiuenc on the length of time required for churning? Does the use df viscogen have any influence on -the churiiing cf cream ?" In reply,'if cream is alrea'dy badly tainted, pasteurisation will not remove the taint, but:it 'will prevent any fun ther increase in the off flavor, Ifthe ream contains over 0.2 per cent. pas~teuriing it will cause the formation of hard lumps of rasein that would show in -the butter. Witlh such cream, viscogen, by neutralising the acid, enables it to be npausteurised successfully. The cream should. beripened with a starter after being pasteurised and the viscogen will have no? effect on the sour cream or the time -of churning. Another communinction .says:--"It is proposed that we put in a-pasteuriser w...
PROBLEM CHAT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
PROBLEM CHAT. "Lethe ' writes with reference to No.3661 (Dawson): "What would be Black's correct play under the conditions if White played:--1. P--R ch; 2. K-Kt7; 3. K-B7T Prize for best an * .8werl," "Portmel," no doubt alluding to one of Mr. 'Arthur's problems in last year's eccentricity competition, writes:- 'Had W. J. M'Arthur com posed this problem (No. 3661), 1 should suggest the. following as a 'cook':- 1, P--7; 2. P-uRS beconies Black Q chl 3. K--Kt7, Q--QKtl mate!l" "Lethe," besides correctly solving No. 3662 (Tate), sends the following humorous solution:- The "happy despatch" of 48,002 victims of the explosion w'ould imply that this renmrkale game * was played under rather unpleasant conditionis. Further, the assemblage of worthies at the side of the chequer'cd board .from so many climes and times could only have taken place in one loca:ityl It is therefore legitimnate to assume that the ga le *was played under midoovil (excuse.mc--I had a bad spell here) conditions, in wh...
BREEDING AGE OF HEIFERS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
BREEDING AGE OF HEIFERS. Sir,--Tn the discussion of this question in "The .Leader," there "appears bIt little uniformity of opinion oi-practice. The majority of dairy farmers prefer. toihave heifers freshon,'as-'ar as mnay be, at 2 years of age, primnarily, perlps, for th? :rea slou that it brings them into. profit, and partly because of a belief that by so doing' the nmilk gi-ing functionis Etinmiated, or rather, the 'tendilency to turn .untrimnent into, body 'fat Ja c.ounteractcd. It is conceded that this practice :ay somIewhat retard growth, 'but does not necessarily prevent:full normal development. On thl other hand, a goodl many breeders .of dairy ?cattle think -it a better plan to defer freEhllening until the heifer is 2'to 3'years'old. 'They profess to believe that in tiis way they.secure a more rugged constitntion, and w'ith that greater B aceity for production. :They, however, try .to very careful not to have the heifer put on an ,excess ef fat. at any time fromt b'irth up ...
SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS. No. 8661 (DUawson).-1. K--Kt7; 2. K-B7, B-KtIl chl; 8. K--Q8, B-B2 oh; 4. K-K117, B--QL ch; 5. I--B8, B-K2 cll; 6. K-Kt7, B--B1 ch; 7. K-Kt6; 8. K-R5; 9. K-Kt4; 10. K--B4, BxP ch; 11. K--K4; 12. K-Q3; 13. K--B2;. 14. K-Kt3; 15. .K-13; 16. P-Kt3, B-B8 mate. In addition to the above solution, Hi.T. sends: "A fantastic solution in 15 may be thus worked out:--. P--R ch (mate??); 2. P--ItoR; 3. P--RO; 4. K-Kt7; 5. K--B7, 3B--Ktl ch . CK-QS, B--B1 ch; 7.-K-K7, B-Q1 ch; 8. 1I-RB8, B--112 ch; 9. l-B7; 10. P-QR7; 13. P--R8 (R); 12. P-KRT; 13. R-KKt8; 14. K- .Kt7, B3--B1 ch; 15. K-RS, B-Kt7 (mate 7?). Vl~it's very dubious (even under the conditions) mate, ,y be upheld on the ground t)hat he cannot capture tLe B. Dut all the same, the square the B occuples is not pro. cected. In any case, if this is upheld, it must apply to Black also. Black cannot move except to check, and as he cannot check he is mated by White's first move, which ends the matter. Black, -being mated, ...
COST OF COW FEEDING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
E00T OF f00~~iiicE A contributor to "'Ioard's Dairyman," Winm; Cleaver, of Penns--ivania, expresses the opinion that too much argument is lused on the wide of charging the cow time cost price of ·the feed. The ,primary ob jeet of the:.~armer he. submits,.is to secure the largest possbi.e returns from.the money he hais invested. :If, by selling the cropj at the mnarilet price, he will receive more money for it than he can get from it by. feeding :to ,cows (after allowing for the: ma~niiri? value, &c.) "hen *the logical way to-dispose of the crop wvould be by 'selling it. When ·the production cost .is oharged, the keepi'ng of cows is mrndte the primary object, and. all'other branrhles of fanrming are carried, on for the purpose of .further increasing the importance of the cow. Of course, the farrmer knows-,how much he made from h.is cows and how much for hisycar's work,.but he.doc: nOt.knowi hoow much morie he might have made had he sold the crop instead of feeding it. SThe fo...
5506.—CHARADE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
5508.--CHARADE. Let my SECOND eat my FIRST, If thou art hungry, lad. T.iough old wives say, as well they may, Such thirsty fare is baild. But bring the flask of Mlalvoate And pile the pine logs high, And bid old Allen HIarper bold, Come with his minstrelsy. Then while thou suou'st full merrily, Sballad he wvill troll. With tale of prince of northern land, And that prince is my WHOLE.
THOMAS HENDERSON. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
THOMAS HENDERSON. ~It is with much sorrow and deep regret thalmt we announce the death of Mr. Thomas. Henderson, at his residence, Ross-street, Northcote, last Satur· day, in his 83rd year. Thomas Henderson was born on 28th June, 1831, at Gateshead, England. He came to Australia in 1856, and settled in Berwick, Victoria, where for several years he was engaged in business as builder and ironmonger. He was for 40 years, one of the leaders in the Order of Rechabites. Mr. Henderson's first chess problem appeared in 1S68, and on 6th November, 1809,"we published (us our No. 22) an original composition by him. Since then the work of T. Henderson has graced the pages of various English and Australian journals. In the seventies "The Leaddr"- gave to the world many examples of his art. In his day T. Hen derson of Berwick was facile princeps among Australian composers. Ever since "The Leader" straited a chess department Mr. Henderson has been a strong supporter and cohstant contributor to its ...
HEAVY RAIN AT DARWIN. NORTHERN TERRITORY CONDITIONS. DARWIN, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
HEAVY RAIN AT DARWIN. SNORTHERN TEIRRITORY CONDI STIONS. DARWIN, Monda'y. After an exceptionally long spell of dry weather the wet season has broken here in earnest. lHeavy wcsterly gales, with lierce rain squalls, have. prevailed for three days, and are still blowing .hard. Ten inches fell lcre forhthe 48 hours ended this morning,. and .6 inches at. Brock's Creek. At "the 130 miles point near Booinllcrra railway station; 'on the Pine 'Creek line, there are two wasliaways, while others are expected. 'The train left this morning with mails and a repairing gang.. Th'e rin has penetrated as far as D)aly Watcrs, .vhere 5 inches was recorded, 0while 20 poilts .is reported. from- as far' soifthllas Poivell's Crceol. The weather is delightfully cool.