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CAMP COOKERY. SOME SIMPLE DISHES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

CAMP COOKERY. SOME SIMPLE DISHES., Whon camping, tlioro is usually, 110 dilliculty in procuring oxccllont oggs, butter, milk and croam.. To thoso, tlio amateur who doubts hia or lior capabilities as a chef adds tinned mcatH of all descriptions,roinforced by mut ton oliops or steaks from tlio village butcher, which aro usually tough, and what tlio camper out fishes or shoots, should rod or mm bo tho object of tlio holiday. This siinplo faro, delightful at tho beginning, invariably palls at tho cud. Eggs, cold tongue, and pressed or corn boef at least,becomo monotonous. Willi a spirit Etna, or, bettor still, a sumII camp stove, heated by oil or other methods, a good doal of variety may bo obtained without much knowledgo of oookory. Tho following dishes silo composed mainly of eggs.. Tomato Eggs.-Kemovo tho outer skin of an onion and trim it. Mince it, and slico half a pound of tomatoes. Molt some butter tho sizo of a walnut, in a frying pan, and ivhon it, oeasos to froth, stir in tlio...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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THE OMEO STANDARD. With which is Incorporated the Omeo Telegraph. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

THE OMEO STANDARD. With which Is Incorporated the Omeo Telegraph. TUESDAY, FEHUUAllY i'.j, IOI4. TJje Orjjost agricultural abovv will be held oil Thursday and Friday, March'fj and David Eukins, ironmonger nnd store keeper; O»n«»o invites attention to his large etccU if riquieitea for llio jim moking season. At. the Sivifi's Crcrlt Church nf Kniila'iri tervjrjo v/ill bo iielil mi .Sunday nficrniiou )?y Key. ft'. I), licyfi.i, jH memory of [lie late Mr (Jtoiyc liuiju'iids. 'Mic Gip|i»ljn(i and Nnrthern CJo operu tjvoSrlljiiB C'»., l-m. I|.'.s been appoiiiTcirl the wholesale distributing '"gi-fjla for lilt (?i|:|islac(l Co-Dpo' litive liicuu Ciping Co . Lid., J)an(i<iim.y uk your flruuer fui Diindenort^ buc';n.'* Maudo Hccfa, _C.i|i|H mii, 10 h.-No 3 level, faction Iio, v. irz ? : ,Stnjiing [.ver IfVel, payable. Ifo. !. lei-r.l, Ecati'JM lilO : H li. drive to ih.. v.,Ill,; (JOj; H.H ch-ivo lo Sft.. value Mr. No. -J lise rircn 5ft., worth 30j. Uattiry ! Cleputd upliO tout for...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

Jam Season, 1914. DAVID KAKINS, w 7 General Storekeeper, Omeo Invites the attention of the Public to his Stock of Enamelled Preserving Pans, Jam Jars, Spoons, Etc. Suitable for the present favorable Season for HOME JAM MAKING. Telephone No. 8. DAVID EAKINS. Auctioneers' Notices. fl. MACARTHUR & GO., Cattle Salesmen, Stock and Station,General Agents, BAIRNSDALE, GIPPSLANP AUCTION SALKS conducted in any part of Gippsland, and at Oraeo District when equired. Lette aud Telegrams quickly answered Anotioneer for the Firm A, N. MACARTHOR, Who Conducts all Auction Sales and Bnporiutends all Business o! the Firm. District Representative: H. M'MILLAN, SWIFT'S CREEK M. DA VINE, B.Ai L.L.B. - BAKKISTEB AND SOLICITOR. WARRAGUL. formerly of Omeo.) , W. H. CQ0MBES, Ooaolibuilder and "Wheelwright EN S A.Y . ALL KINDS OF VEHICLES MADE ON THE PREMISES. Vehicles Bought and Exchanged. Estimates given for all classes of Dwellings. Sioeboabbs, DRESSERS, SAFES, TANKS Made on the Premises. Address-...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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THE OMEO RACES. SMALL ENTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

THIS omo RACKS. SMALL ENTRIES. ' Only si* liorsrs wore ontored on Saturday for i|in Trial Handicap and tlu> Omeo Pains Handicap of tho Omen rnci'j i:i March-four entries for each race. Two other entries were aeub ir,, bub I hoy did not resell -tho secretary's hands until 9.15, and there fore could not be accepted. No doubt the other events on the prograramo will lil.l up woll, but it is quito evi dent that) the limes liavo changed as regards racing in tho Cmro district. In former yoirs thero was plenty of froe cash for betting on tho various events, and a9 this brought plenty of bookmakers to tho district outsido owners could afford to bring their linrsrs. I>ut with tho decroaso of betting the bookmakers censed to visit) the race.", ami therefore it, did not) pay outsido owners to go to tho ex panse of travelling their horses such long distance?. Tho entries were as follows : % Thiai, STAKED. 15. Ynpp's Connnt'rt <*uecn B. Nictiolns' Keyword ,1 l'mkoa' i!=ll Jilnck ...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THIS FORMULA REALLY MAKES HAIR GROW. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

ITHIB FOIIMLIU RIOAI.LY I MARKS HAIR GKOVV. I Sumn time ago I read in n piper u formula for n preparation which was claimed to destroy the diinduuff »eiui aud to Btiontily stimulate ilie hair Rrowilt. In' tpito of till) fact that I hiid already tiiid many preparations without benefit*, mid my h-iir was lliin aud falling out Vf ry fust, I dpeiilrd to «ive the formula a trial. Accordiufjly I got my chfmibt to'put up three ounces of )hy liuiii, 1 ounco of Lavona do Composee, uiul } drum of Menthol Crystals, end upplied it regularly every morning and ni-ln ruliliin" carefully into thn main iviih ilm firmer tips. Much toiny dt-liulu and ustonisliiiii nt» tho intolpriib'fl iieh crusnd with llie iirbr. »pp ic'viiiui, llie dundniff diniipf e iri d, tin- frt||ii,J out of iJih hnir stopped asimji'et.«-lj*, and by jlio'limti I had us.d f?,ui b^ltlrs 1 had a finor, lopg<ir Mid nitirt' :ujU(-jiwib growth of hair ill>u I ever hud hc/urp, I |i.iye ncnin tnmdtd this fonr.uhi tn nimiy ...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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ABOUT BUYING COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

ABOUT BUYING COWS. A represent ntive letter from "an ICng li^li dairy farmer in the "British Ag ricultural Press" >nys:-"Cow buying is ii very uncertain business. There is much faking in the omv market, hut home-bred heifers aro at least honost. Horns may ho rubbed down, and udders hi-Tlcni and oilier purchases may turn our. deceptive owing to udders being wi.n* is kuonw as fk\shy. Many cons u ay milk .veil for the- first two or three months, and then quickly dry off, and are just the animals which will he r,i- round and offrivd for s«»le after 'then next calving. Somo cows which milked well in tlibr own homes do l>:i<Uy when transferred to a new place. So'i'.e are sold becauo they are kickers, <»t iiahlc io blow or suffer from some iv mii. ii,; ailment. 'X » mi.1 doubts that heifers are safer !;tiyti»;x cc u\s but ihu fact remains .I'M. iv.;' are' losing ground .as to Lho . ii|o:iy «'f i. . luig cattle by the system of de<iliu«. ton exclusivel...

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JOHNNY TAKES A NEW INTEREST IN SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

JOHNNY TAKES A NEW INTER EST IN SCHOOL Voit know it was tlio hardest kind of work to keep Johnny in school last spring. llo was in tho seventh grudo and, liko Tommy Smith, Charlio Hrown and tint .rest of tho gang, ho had learned all that ho needed to know, ami didn't proposo to waMo his time with j^'iiiiiinar, aritlunoUo and such. One day ho played hooky. What do you .Mippi..,o caused it? llo followed -HI <>h! lUik'y lion lo tho thicket down iiy tho sutokyard, whoro slio had hidden .r.u«,v her no:it. The la;jt week:- of i^oliool it was pi'll ishmont lor that lad to go. On Satur days ho was tlio happiest youngster >011 '.ver .saw. Tho last day was tho .«ap I"'' f dav nt lh<>' school. veai\ : im >lv !>er;«UM! i( was Tim lust. During tho summer wb road in tlio paper n| .hi or<ioi' sent ont by h o t-uiiniy Mtp< rin101 ul<*nt, to tho''(feel I liar ugrii nil ore should ho laught in all thn schools tho eusuing vohr. ool ...

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OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

OF MURAL INTEREST (Hj "Hiist'icus.") 1 lio possibilities of poultry 011 tho in 1111 arc _ not generally realised. That class of livo .stock is mostly regarded as being beneath the notico of (ho or dinary farmer. Ho regards it as fit only lor tho attention of women. But on the farms in wheat areas pariicular ly, whero it is possible to raise cheap food ill plenty lor tho feathered stock, it is worth while to giro serious con sideration^ to somo facts and figures. One million storling represents the .yearly production of poultry and eggs in Victoria, It looks a' largo amount^ but no fear need be entertained ol over-production. Last year Great liritain imported over JCS,000,000 worth of ogK--. which can bo exporttMl Irom this State when at their lowest price, and bo landed in tho overseas market at a time when they bring the best v.sluo, Kggs in shell and in pulp o) the value ol ,Co0,0(K) wero exported liom Victoria in 1913; this notwith | Mainline lite 1 :ic*t that high prices rul ed ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

, /f ~ \ 5 & o (ii ^'y^JlvOiUbiik^ f' ^ - ti^T d?^i For Constipation, I Biliousness, |yj ,w. Bad Breath, Headache, Indigestion,. ?J ^ t '. ' .' , ...?'» ?- ? ?Willy Medietas § if Oi CJOA/S/GA/ YOUR RRODUC(± ru. ^LGETY SS: itiimiiB. WOOL, GRAIN, & PRODUCE Bt,-QKtzKSS. SrOO/f AND STATION JQE/VT.V?. F4B8ERS' SLIPS 1 a: E8IALITV WHon dcalred Clips arc Rcclacsed by Expcrtt .it a total cost CT en*-<i penny psr lb. All Produce carefully Valued by Exjiertis prior to Cllento Rivon cholco of any .\iarkot. SPECIAL DEPARTMENTS! For *he Sale of LAND, STORE and FAT'STOCK, TA1.LOW BKlntfe HIDES, FUR3. BUTTER and DAIRY PRODUCE AGENTS FOR Qulbell's Sheep Dip. Kemp's Patent Sheep Branding L.-'-|r-»«, Wormo Speciflco Sheep Drench. O 1 Nobel's Glasgow Explosives and ChMwortn (vi.owa, n<2oAfc>o>'aa.tt*jnie> Offaoo. IrSo-mnr-Stc^ eaiv WOOL WAREHOUSES, 573 to 579 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. AUCTION SALE3 OF WOOL, HIDES, SKINS, TALLOW AND GR/VIN WEEKLY. LIB...

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MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

MARKETS. Wheal,-Oii'ciiugs were again insig iiiticnnt, and ilie market retained its firmness, actual business being ot tril ling volume from lack of supi'lies. For grain, hi siding store ii/r£,'Wus qi.oLrd, would-be buyers at that iiguiv being numerous. For lots delivered along side 3/S was asked. Flour.-The ollicial minimum quota lion is stationary at JCS/10/ per ton ior bakers' "lots delivered. Oats.-The demand is almost exclu sively for the better grades. Prime milling Algerian was quoted at 1/5) to 1/94, rates for feed sorts ranging irom 1 ft -to 1/8J. . Barey.^-Transact ions have b.-en un a limited scale. Making English ib obtainable a£ 3/5, audaip to 2j3 is mentioned for Cape of prime quality. Maize,-Buyers generally 'are disin clined to operate, and the market lacks animation. . There is practically no demand from tlio north. Sales at 3/10*. Bran and Pollard.-The official quo tation for both offals is £1/15/ pur ton of 2000 Jb. delivered. Onions.-The market remained fair \ead...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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MATTER OF BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

MATT lilt OF BUSINESS. "Tliis 11<>uso to lot - only couples about to bo married need apply/' is an enticing notico which attracts many young people to tlio doors of a protty suburban residence. But, strange to' .say, tho occupancy of the houso never changes. "I think ymi ask to much for your villa, Mr-. \V..M tho next-door neigh bour remarked to tho ownor-a nhiV bily dressed widow. "You could hi it easily if you reduced tho rent a lit tle," a "But 1 don't want to let itl" sho repeated. "Then why do you put that notico in tho window" "Well, you see,? I'm a lonely widow, with only myself to depend on, and I'm obliged to eke out my tiny income somehow," tho widow answered, confi dentially. "So I write down thn name.-; and addresses of &11 young cou ples who call, and sell them nt a fair price to n lirm of ehetfp hou.se furnish ers."

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STUFFED ROOMS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

STUFFED ROOMS. Too many tables, tco many choirs, too many pictures, curtains, cushions, and ornaments. Too many of every thing in fact, Now t'jcro are three there inay bo a great many moro-very good reasons for making ft very loud protest against this unnecessary crowd ing. A crowded room, whether »? living or sleeping npartment, is not healthy, is seldom clean, and is never beautiful. Every sxtrn pieco of fur niture, every curtain or rug, or corner fitted up with shelves am! hangings, takes up so much of the given space in a room, and makes tlio apartment com paratively nirloes. Co-ed: "What tense do I use whon I say '] am beautiful?' " Bold Soph: "Uemoto past."

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THE MATCH-MAKER. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

THE MATCH-MAKER. Old Pat* and I went to catoh shrimps in iiio rocks below tho cliffy, and after a morning's lmrd work, wo caught about a dozen 1 "I never saw iho lilctf of it,Msai<l lie, thrusting his net under a rock as 1h> spoke, and then withdrawing it in disgust. "There's no vacancy in it at all. It's in a vacancy you got iheml" Ho examined tho contents of the not. MThoro's ono, anyway," ho said, throwing tho twisting sheJJfish to wards me. ilo throw two little green fish with Inrgo heads on tho sand. "There's any amount of those things," lie xeclaimod and then suddenly throw his net down, and running towards a large rook, fell on his knees and be gan pulling at a great red crab. "There's something, anyway 1" We packed tho crab into tho basket, and covered it with seaweed, and thus deluded it remained quiet. I told Pat 1 did not think it was much good try ing to find any more shrimps, and he agreed with mo. So we sat down on the roeks for a while and gossiped. 1 hn...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
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DWARF PEARS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

DWARF PEARS. An American authority .says: Who dwarf pears aro to be used, tho Anger.« Quince is tho host stuck. Tho Po;vu geso can bi> used, however, to good ad vantage "\vlioro tho olimnlo is very mild. Tho quinco should he worked to either Ivoonco or Angoulemo, uiuf theso in turn arc worked over to .vlrnt varieties nro desired. Whilo 'ho dwarf pears huvo not been tried on vory extensively as ydt, thor> aro somo people who beliovo thoy aro a bet ter commercial proposition that tho standards. T Tho distance for planting; pears will vary from 122ft to iJOffc, according to soil and climate. Many of our variet ies of pears aro sterile and do not set fruit well with their own pollen. Tho Comieo comes in this class, and tho Anjou sets fruit poorly witn its own pollen. In fact even with self-sterile varieties I would recommend planting so as to sceuro cross pollcnation. I would suggest two lists, early bloomers and lato bloomers. For Oregon, the early bloomers aro B.irtlett, Clairge...

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A COMPLETE MANURE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 February 1914

A COMPLETE MANURE. A comploto solution fur perfect pro duction of plant and fruit on 11 bo IIIIKIO up of calcium nitrate, potassium phos phato, potiissium chlorulo, magnesium sulphato, ferric sulphato. If thoso in gredients were added to a jar of water, in the proper proportions, perfect growth of plant and fruit would re sult. Tho otlior plant requirements such as tho compounds of carbon with hydrogen and oxygen, would bo drawn from tho air. From tho abovo it will bo seen that 110 plant requires in tho Boil nitrogen phosphoric acid, potash, calcium, chlor ine, magnesium, sulphur, and 11 littlo iron, besides the olemenlo of carbon, mlrogon, nnd oxygen drawn from the air. If tho elements named aro pro sent in tho soil in an availablo form ntul iiniplo proportion, perfect plant and food production results; but if any ono of these elements is absent, the normal development of tho plant is im possible. ' Analysis of tho ash of plants shows that sodium nnd silicato aro present, but it is...

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NEWSPAPER LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 February 1914

NEWSPAPER LAW. X. Subacriborii who do not givo ox proSB notloo to' tho contrary arp oonnidorod aewj8h;,nc tp ^ONtjsuu th'pir subscription 2. If aubscribora onlor tho discom tiuuancoof theirperiodicals, tho publishes roaycoutinuo tosond tliom until Ahheaiis aro paid. 3. If uliacriborH ofuao or nogloct to ialco periodical:*, from tho olfeo to which tlioy nro dirootod they aro RsapQifqiiiLS until thoy liavo puttied Uioi'r bi!!s";iild ordorcd tho 'poriodi'mlp to bo ditcon-. tiuuod. 4. [f sylisvriborb removo to otl.or pluooa without informing tho publishurp, and tho papars uro sent to thuir former direction, tho aubsoribor aro rcsponsilik1. G. Tho courts havo docidcd tlmt r<: fusing to tako poriodicnlo from tho't^i'ioo" or ro^ovinu of igavinff'llicm Uflcullcd ior is prima'' faoio Qyidonco of intontLnal PbADD,

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APPLICATIONS FOR GOLD MINING LEASES. HINTS FOR APPLICANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 February 1914

APPLICATIONS FUR GOLD MINING LEASES. HINTS FOR APPLICANTS. Proceedings to be observed whon ap plying for ft Loaqp : l. Erect pastH (theao are not roquired to be paintodjatloantthreoinchessquaroe and not less than three [out abovp tho ground, with a Hjota!plate having painted therwin tho word's " Applied tor Loase," the itute of marking out, and tiui name of the applicant, or (if moro than two) tho nninoB of tho first two applicants, and in cas» vvhero only a part of thn Rnrfupp ia eqmred the samo'should bo martod out by posts painted red, at least two foot boe the snrfaco. Those provisions being complied with tho land is Bccured until tljo OJovomor-ia coup.cil grants or refuses tho application, find the applicant Is 'required to do the following things within ton dityB fi'oiu tho date of marking n^c tf^o iand, exclucj !pg Suudays, Good Friday, and Ohrjotmno Day. (A) Xn'sott it notice of tho application in a newspaper published in the district ivhoro the land ia situated. (B) Post si...

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THE POTATO HAS A RIVAL AT LAST. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 February 1914

THE POTATO HAS ft RIMAL AT LAST, At tho recent annual banquet of tlio National Geographic Society,, held in Washington, the diners found a new variety of food-, called dashecp, (^ the mcjv.i. They sampled it and found it 'good, evet^ mote agreeable in flavour than the pptato, which tl\e dasheen, wo aru assured, threatens tp, supplant in popular favour. The dasheen is (l tub Of. a native of the Fttr East. It is knoWD ns tlis aroid. In the Hawaiian Islands da?hecn is in own as taro, from wtiidi is pre pared a food known ns poi. lu C'uba I'^e dns«een Is dlslifciV up iindtir tbd food riairio of '"nialanga. Experi ments are being m^dc several parts ol tjie Uuitod States Viith da =liecn, or taro, nud it is being fquml very prqliQu (\nd very easy to raiso, It grows in low, marehy ground. l'ho taro or dashsrn root may i>o used either boiled or ba'ted and may be dried and ground ii^to iloui. Tiio composition of two is probR'iljj the.samo as that of the familiar po tato, and thpse whg h(\v...

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MEASURING THE BABY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 February 1914

MEASURING THE BABY. , i (By Emmcllne.) Wo measured the riotous baby Against the cottage wall, A lily grew at the threshold, And the hoy was just as' tall. A royal tiger lily, With spots of purple and gold, And the heart of a jewelled chalice, The fragrant dew to behold. Without the blue-birds whistled. High up in the old-roof trees ; And to and fro at the window The red rose rocked her bees. And the wee pink lists of the baby Were never a moment still. Snatching at shrine and shadow^ That danced at the lattice sillf His eyes were aa wide as blue-bells, His mouth like a flower unblown, Two little bare feet, like funny white mice, Peeped out from his snowy gown; And we thought! with a t'arill of r-ap lur^, That yet hail a touch of pain, When June rolls around wjltlj he) roses, We'll measure the boy again. Ah mo ! in the darkened chamber, With the sunshine shut away, Through tears that fell like a titter rain, We measured the boy today; Aqd the little bare feet that wefo dimpled And sw...

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HOW COLOUR PRO[?]ECIS ITS VOTARIES. INSECTS AND THEIR ENEMIES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 27 February 1914

HOW COLOUR PP.0; EGi5 ITS VOTARIES. INS13CTS AND THEIR ENISMIKS. One of the theories cf Diinvin is that in the competition for c.\ist enco which must result fro n th; inadequacy of Hp,-ice mid food foi nil, certain individuals are by \irtuo of their characteristics hotter fitted to survive under then existing con ditions thnn others. Writing cn this subject, Dr. J. Arthur Harris tells of the results of experiments with certain insects of the class which arc coloured by nature like the plants on which they live, called in biology protective colour. Altogether 110 insects, '15 green and (J5 brown, wero secured. '111? c;recn insects of the species live on green grass, and the brown ones on grass which lias been dried by the sin. Twenty green insects were placed oil green plants and twenty live on brown plants. Twenty brown insects were placed on brown and forty:Iive on green plants.* The experiment began on August 151 h, and observaions were made daily for seventeen days. Of th: forty ...

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