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EXCLUSIVE INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 20 March 1914
EXCLUSIVE INFORMATION. i Tho Intt.1 .Imty.e Silas Hi'yaij, th-> father oi' William .1. JJryan. Vnc: i:n 1 several him* stolon irmn hi-* miiou-.; hoaso. Ho mis-rf.d thuifc at wncv, but. said nothing to anyone, A i\nv day lnU»r n nt'iiihbmir (Miiir to him. "Say, Judge," lio said, "I heard ?.«>«» had Boino iurns .>tuk\ t'uthor ni;*,ht." .'Y^s," replied tlii» j'tdj*", V'-iy fiiionliully. ''Mr. d.-u'i t*!i ahy tin.-, Yuu mid I are tln> ^nly umck who know it."
SO VERY SLOW. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 20 March 1914
SO VKitV SLOW. Fond Mamma: "i'rof^sor, I know my boy is rather i>iow, bis: in th . yi-ars that yuu havo h-.&lt;i «:har;.',&lt; w'^ ins education In? must h.u*u_ &lt;*' d a tendency in smno diivcJon &lt;r i.ih.-r. Wn.it tKX-upaiio.i do you stig:;. a UllUirt Xor U-a :?il a.s thi:v aro?" The* Professor: "WV!!, madam,. I think ho is admirably litud u>r moving piotures (if a loitu^o."
THE ONE TO BLAME. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
'l ine u.vk 'n» 111,ami;. Tlio ;.torv >.» toUl &lt;ii a vu II known iio!«l tenor, wh», "!>. '> to siu~ Jil u diuiier. although Ih» had mi muiic uith him. wi-iit on l»> tho phi*, form to fli&lt;! his hrst, tint In- hroli»' &lt;hiw ?> >» in tin' nii«hlh> ami n un-'l. lie was* up hy«an «»h!«'J'l.v hitting to him. who tnppul him on th«» hliouhh-r and/»«}:, . .'Never mind, lnd, tha a doim thj botftj but th1 feller «. the© to tins t0
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
! WOMEN'S INTERESTS (By "Ambrosino.") Those in tlio know" are deep in discussing the lloppmess ol tho now ideas, also WOluloMllg llOW tllO HVOr^lRO n will adapt Herself to them. perhaps the "largo"' woman who descn es nu^t sympatny - t ho woman wall loo nnu'h hip. 'Jliat poison will have to ho satisfied with lasliion in it« simplest- I'orin, ami must reuain from own thinking oi garments adaptable In lier moio slender iclatives and friends At present- the main ohj,ct seems to ho (lit* attainment of as large a waist measurement as possible, ami the woman t\ia> ran tMiiinpii.inily announce that her past normal waist has de\eloped into IW in. niii.v feel slio in indeed in the lr&lt;»ut rank of fashion. It is fortunalo that this sudden i-naii.AO oi outline .should come ju.st at. the time whon ev. ryone is ahont to re plenish her \\auiu»l»e. This widouing of eiir waists, though on the tapis for MIIIIO cvuisulerahle tune, has now actu ally arrived. The need for the uvg*> wais...
ARGENTINA'S WHEAT INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
ARGENTINA'S WHEAT INDUSTRY. Aigentinn, in spite nf poor marketing facilities ji/ifl ft backward fanning po pulation, already ranks, third among tho three wheat-exporting countries of tho world. Its area devoted to wheat cul tino liiu doubled during thy past 10 year.-, and is three time* as largo as it -was only l.'i year* ago. Th.-ro i* every pro.,pert, loo, of a still greater advance in tho in ar future. In tho August Uisit«d Kn»i>ir«', .Mr. fc>, 11 o*lr&lt;«&lt;l, ot Mm* HO* Ayi».-, give* ,?« i/jtereiting ae eoiiut of eei on ing in this South Ani' i iran republic, which bid* fair to l>».&lt;.*«»iii«.* Miit> uf tiio world's granarie-.. (Juing t&lt;> conditions ol climate and -oil, Argentina cannot, it would vein, enter into Marions competition with C. n >da in the production of "strong uh»-..t. Marietta wheat, originally hiotight from Italy, forms about 70 per d'til. of the crop, and Ku.-sun uhe.it »U per cut., while the remaining 1...
CITY MEN ON THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
CITY MEN ON THE LAND. "Mopo spring* eternal in tlio human bnuist: Man never is, lint always to In* WtM." Those words of the poet, Alexander Pope, coino to my mind whenever I seo a country family moving to .own or » oily inmily coming to ilin coun try (wnihs I aimer Such mig nitions aro taking place xvitii increas ing innio-my in ovoiy comm-mity, ami in low n^taiiee* in either prrty lilted I'm- tho radio il change in onvir oinnrnt , Knowing jm.ro about tho trials, hope> ;md taihit&lt;vs of fit\ peo p|.&lt; in tIti1 country than of the'stnig i»hnso «>l tins gient problem of discoi, shall eontino myself mainly to Unit g!cs ot iv.int.v people in tin. city, I tout-, though there i* imuli that u\*\ bo v:,h1 en !m»tIt -Kirs. We >eo en every city-bred men nholmve !i :iul tIto ont icing call ot »ii&lt; opi-n. struggling, sometime* hopetul:v hot m.Mi' oitwi despairingly, " ,l}| »' &lt;r,i 1)1«||»K n>'. 1.0 tho saving "i- u hic-:» thov have hid no pi...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST (Uy "Kuftticus.'') The inspection of tho boot aieiVH at lloisdalo and iMnffru showed that tho crops aro substantially hotter than those of Kilniany. Tlio crops aro esti mated to yield up to taftvoii tons to 1 lie aero. Smco tho water was sunphod smito weoha after tho plants had re ceived a check, it is clear that had the irrigation startvd at tho right time, tin* output of tho roots would havo boon woll ovor twenty ton* to iho aero. (1 thv ivrigatum iaoihtus !»»«! been ;\vn\l able, so that I Im biot anoas eonld havo received their tirM watering at tlio end ol No\»*mher, m-»?&lt;\id of two mouths Inter, lliorr would lv no nun* plaints to-day as to tho ictuins from sug.ir In«l culture. On tlio contiaty, tho rcnnineriitu o yields would have proved so encouraging 1 l»at tlu-io »vou!d neon an anxiety to increase ia\het than rcduoo tlio area under tliis er»p. I'ho eonvtast between areas that have luen avsb-ted in this crude maun r and thou* which havo not b vti i...
THE FEEDING OF PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
THE FEEDING OF PIGS. Tho opinion seems to b*v genora. amongst a certain class of pig-keepers, says a writer in "Farmer and Stock breeder," that vegetable food which contains so largo a proportion of water -roots, for instance, contain about 1) per cent, of watur-cannot bo beneficial . l'or pigs, whereas exactly tlio opposite ia the fact, as proved by experiments carried on, ono must confess main! ' id other countries, have dourly prove that pig fed on nine-tenths meal and cue-tenth vegetable matter actually linvo mudo a greater ineroaso than pigs fed solely on meal. TJioro is thus a considerable saving- in the cost of food. It should be added that there exists nmo'.ig certain baoon curers in Ireland a fear that the giving of vegetable matter or roots to pigs during the fattening period, injures tlio quality of the pork and results in soft bacon. Tt is quite possible that the result may bo as stated, but it may also be duo, not to the unsuitability of the other Un-tl fed nt tho same ...
THE HOLSTEIN. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
THEHOLSTEIN. There arc several distinct group* »>i Dutch eut-tlw-namely, tho Frie:#in, tin? Black am! Whito Holland, th&lt;« fUael; White-head Groniugen, and the K»d whito Meuse-Rhine-Vssel group*. In somo of tho I? est herds the averago an nual yield is statod to be £'50 gallon* and over, including heifers with first calves. Older oow* art* s.iid to give 1300 gallons, and tho fat peiceniago is estimated at from 3 to 5 per cut. Among tho dairying herds of America tho Holstein ranks only second to tho Jersey. It U tho largest of tho dairy breeds, and tho colour markings are variegated blaok and white, there being ft preference, as a rule, for animals on which tho two colours are about evenly divided. These colours are never Mended, hut always sharply defined. Tho cows nro lively, and have plenty of nervous energy, which is so o>-sontial a characteristic in any dairy b'rccd; hut unlike the higbly-dev«doped Jersey, they aro at tho same time very tract able, and sudden dis...
NECESSITY OF GRIT. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
NECESSITY OF GRIT. Uifi of tlio sec rut a of successful poul try-Keeping is to feed tho hints so that (hey obtain ail tho muin.shmeiit p&lt;»sfiib!&lt;* from their food, and tin*, is aceomplisti imJ by giving them ample supply of which h really hard and sharp n.d crushed. (or broken ) liiia or qu-irl/, answers both requirements more sitis lautortly than any other matorial, as it last1* lunger and doe.s its work tmro thoroughly than any other. A supply of grit should bo Icopt ir. a trough in the run for tho birds to J>»'p thomselves to, ami on&lt;*o n week a U« .spootthtl for each bird can ho a&lt;ldnd to ih&lt;? s«»ft food. 'TIiih usually prevent:* the possibility of - internal stoppage, hut any slight derangement in this direction should he treated by giving each hen a ieaspoouful "f warmed nistor oil two hours afterward.-*, and Hie mule birds should have rat her'more than theso quantities. The bottle containing the oil should bo placed in...
BURRLESS TREFOIL. A PLANT OF GREAT VALUE TO GRAZIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
BURRLESS TREFOIL. A PLANT OK GREAT VAI.UK TO UUAZ1EKS. Two species of plant known in o -iniuon Kuglieli as Medicks, or moio fctientdio ally, as belonging to tho genus Midie ago, should appeal to Au.stralinn gra ziers (says an article in "Dalgety!, Re view.'*) The name of the plaut ii= said to bo derived from tho word 'Mo dike," the naiuo given by the (.Jreeian .scientist Diocorides to n grass ob'.n no! by him from Media. Tho term, how ever, conveys but little to tho average Australian; but when he is informed that lucerne is one of its species-that plant being kuown botanically as Medi cago sativat-that trifolium, or e.'ovcr, is another, and that there arc about forty other useful fodder plants bear ing tho name generic title, he will a; ojii't) grant that tho world of agricul ture owes a very large debt, imbed to tho genus Medieago. N'ono of tlicso forty odd species aro Australian natives, but a number of thorn have boon intro duced-either purposely or fortuitously -into tho contin...
LUCERNE: ALL ABOUT ITS GROWTH AND CULTIVATION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
LUCERNE: ALL ABOUT ITS GROWTH AND CUL TIVATION. (]J> ,\1. A. U'Caiiaghmj, in "Dairying in Australasia.") With the lapso of time ;unl tho ex tension ot experimenta 1 work, both pri vate and ollioial, the tact ha* ln'"n dis closed that successful lucerne culture possible under conditions previously considered impossible. No longer »s its cultivation cuMin' &lt;1 to tlio rroll alluvia! bunks of coastal rivers, where the rainfall is largo,,but tosts havo proved its adaptability to a wido range ot' conditions extending far inlan&lt;l, into districts having u com paratively light, rainfall. Jt lias, therefore, become an import ant factor in increasing the carrying capacity of Jargo areas of land varying in altitude, quul.ly of .soil and rainlall, and where irrigation is availably the certainty of. iUs. producing heavy re turns; has largely increased tho vnhin. .d?holdings possokshig.thjtArf pf>wibilit.y:.\ ' Although uV.der normal inland Con- I ditions crops cannot e...
Terribly Tempted. CHAPTER VII. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
'^Terribly Tempted. | A SKKIAL STORY BX! | ^ ANNABEL GRAY. J CHAPTER VII. Alice pleased -Miss Jlaruhuiout. Hi is picco of blondo perfection and insipid ity-who practised hoi- songs of a lnuruing, and woro such charming um jiov drissua und lawn-tennis costumes, oml u mil J imvo £1U0,U00 somo day, Was tho very girl for Lounuid to marry. Alico lmd always studied Alisa llarcli mont'B tastes, for slio had the uecessary feuiuuuo taut to ousuro succesa in lit®. Sho presented lier with lovely little Jb'reuch and Viennese nick-nacks when she ciuno from abroad, lend rreuch no vels aloud to her in tlio vilest ot no coats, choso the most costly materials for her drosses, wore tlio most distract iugly pretty hats, mid speut her days iu tlio.elegant trivialities habitual to fasiuotiablo high-bred young ludiee, JJ.iss Murchmoiit was, as oyer, in a chatty mood. Sho sought Lonere, m the hot, blindless, littlo pantry. "Yes, they've gone," bha said, cur ling" herself up on thodiesser. 'QU>1® a pict...
HOMELY HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
HOMELY HINTS. I joined the now Don't Worry, Club, I Ami now 1 hold my breath ! in so-scared for fern* I'll worry, i That I'm worried 'most to ib*athl The kind of olastie currency that i* &lt;50cK&lt;I is ono that will stretch far nough- to- nniko both end* meet. Always keep a cover 011 things that ro boiling, because then the steam * .n't' all usenpo and tho things will ok much faster. : A,little-grated choose beaten through ho maahed .potatoes--tho way they uolc thorn sometimes in Italy-makes pleasant change. * \\rr.to your name on the' inaido cover your books, instead of on the lly af, which'may bo easily torn ut, then . ancd boooks will usually Bud their | ay homo. . it' you have a dark ocllar, paint the west step white, thereby preventing i.sitaps, and also doing away with cling for the last stop when you go own/ blocking tops are excellent for hu ng tho "icuta, knees and elbows of small. ! oys . clothes. Being clastic, they ad:j j-iat 'themsolws &inoothl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
Easily tlie Easiest Motor Cycle for the Rider! There are many reasons why the New Hudson Motor Cycle is the easiest to ride-easiest to handle-easiest to control and look after. ? . Briefly because it is British built-strong in the finest parts - can't possibly get rattley. : Beautifully: sprung-giving the maximum-- of comfortable i . riding over rough roads. i Sensibly equipped with handy lever and controls and' large roomy footboards. The New Hudson is absolutely reliable. At present we are selling direct imported machines below city prices. Pleased to demon3trate to intending buyers. .1V-, and 4 h.p" with side cars, just imported, John IVTKay&Co The Progressive Stores, Pyramid Hill. T. L. Grange t r.ate Matthew Treacy), General Blacksmith an^Wheelwright. &lt;; UNBOWER. * Ui.iys, Iiarthscoops, H.uu! General Agricultural built Order. Kojvure neatly and promptly cxccutcd. JOHN MCKENZIE KING, Cohuna Store and Butter Factory. Autumn Show of Millinery and Costumes. ? jVJ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
Public Notices. c. H. m'i$nwS8;: COnWiii' ':.>V&lt; '1 .! ' MitchclI iiiul Co's Af-jriciilttirnl Machinery. - .Mutual J.,ife and Citizens Insur ance' Company.. t . Allen I'ire Insurance Co. DENTISTRY. , A M4K King, . : Recorded by the Dental Board of ? ?? Victoria, v. r ? "? ? . .. I .jkjttGSrvt> intern .'.-..tlteNjmMic- of ?' tod'ilUM- and s-.i'i i-niKiiIiusT'dis- . trict that he lias resinned' Ihe'prac-.. tice of his profession, and that he ran tie consulted at Mr "tecltcr-xh King's residence, Jii'.sjc Ed ward Street, Cohuna. Crown & Bridge Work-a Specialty. Visits C,i'Nliu\vfiR on Hie 1st and 2n ! Monday (Sale Day*) of each month. THE "MFXBA" TEA ROOMS. - Main Street, COHUNA. - Iligh-CIass Confectionery. I'RUITS, DRIXKS, and AFTERNOON TKA. SUITERS FOR DANCKRS CatcreM for. A. A N D B. TIA L L. II. S. K. WARD. 24 to 38 SPENCER STREET MELBOURNE. GRAIN CHAFF & POTATO MERCHANT. Lucerne Specialist Manufacturer of " HAAVA " Oat Flakes and '' CORN BIRD Oatme...
Forthcoming Auction Sales. ANDREW S. MUIR & CO. AND DONALD McDONALD. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
, Forthcoming Auction - Sales. ; ' ANDREW S. MUIR & CO. AND DONALD MCnONAb. Tuesday, 31st March.-Impor tant sale of land at Cohuna in the estate of the late John Garden. This well-known property is with in three miles of the-township; and would suit anyone in search of a good irrigation farm. DONALD MCDONALD. Wednesday, April 1st.-Clear ing sale of 50 dairy cows, imple ments and sundries, two miiesfrom Pyramidi on: account of Messrs Budd and Stockdale. Every thih'g is for absolute Sale, as Messrs Bucld and Stockdale's lease is up. V' GEO. A. HENCE & CO. Tuesday, 14th April-Cohuna monthly sale, when the usual yard ing of stock will be forward. At the same time and place the agents will offer, under instructions from the Trustees Executors and Agency Co, 50 shares in the Cohuna Co operative Bpttec Factoay, in the estate of the late F. C. Gray.
MARKETS. Melbourne, Tuesday. WHEAT AND OTHER PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
MARKETS. v, Melbourne, . Tuodiiy. WIIKAT AND UTHKK PHOhlClO. Whrat. -TIj*' Jnarkrt, which opcn«&lt;l fairly linn, with mhiio .spu-ial aec^ptui at to .*1/10, hits Imkhhiio At the JJ/-M 1° WI i* fjnuWd lor panvls jiIoulj.shIo. A iikkUt ati» }>usi»v-s.-> has Wen uunu vx ntoro at JVU» nliilc purrhaMN have hivii mmlo dirret iroin tin; country at tl>t* >am»' fi^ui'o. Medium wheat ha* he-en sohl at Jl/7! to 'AjX}, ac^onling lo .swnplo. Moiir. - K.ijiui't liu.sin»'.v> remain* slow. Tho association prico for local consumption is f!> delivered. Ilran a lid Pollard. The agonal ion in in.' lor liotii aitu lr.s is C"»/"»/ de livered L llai I"y . * ' to choice mallffttf i> rjuolrd j«J. tic") to *1,*»« ami I)khJ:iiiii to ji'>&lt;id al Jl,J to 'J/1. IViim* Capo tu;iiLitip; i> glinted at 'J/.l, uhlfn novsihlv 'J;ti conld ho obtained lor a lino r>l wpeei.d i|itahty. \ iniMleiato turnover haw heon di»m» in k»o«) quality at 2/1, medium worth 'J/JJ. Knu iish...
TURF TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
rUHF TOPICS. "Klcinington.") \\ ilIt; Andelo'-ia now in Sjdm-v, and I Uediior ueliuiiol.v hooked lor i he same I destination, tin. A.J.C. S». I,t>gw (n Hit H.to do bal-ue against I the invaders), should ho it most, tnu r- I eating content. IV.pjto his defeat ,n | ilii* H.ll. I'Ysner i'laie. Ill- >prii,t. running placed Jterauoon abuw the otJiwv* ot lus ago, and it the Multi i t\ > '-n't has i«'»t deteriorated since, ho is likely to again prove hi* superiority mer ii11&lt;]11(i|- and Andolo.ia. |l;;'t Meiagooii cannot all'ord to k- anvthiug h.'low himself. Ho is not. ii»r in li--.il of tTio opposition that ho can he u'-peiub-d upon l&lt;» tr»umph over a^'iin. I'Jvi'ti at his best, i||..» St. h*Wv is not Jik«»)y h, hi- j, "Cakewalk" lor lierauoon, though tiu»r* is, as said, little reason to doubt that, with alt wel', lio is tiio be.»t of lu> year. J.ivoul hor>o though ho undoubudU is,'one d'niht.'j th" cnterp-.iso of vthe . &lt;nvnor of Bullawarr...
JOHNSON'S WATERLOO. (Being a reprint from the American "Jeweller," and taken from a booklet, published by the "Sheldon Schools of Chicago,") [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 27 March 1914
JOHNSON'S WATERLOO. a reprint from tjm American "Jeweller," and taken from a booklet published by tho "Sheldon HUIIOUIM of Uhiciigo.") There's a lot of talk about sucoe.ss in Ino printed nowadays; some ol' it. is pretty good, and I Kiippo&o it docs much good; a lot of you follows need considerable tnmm.ng, anyway. JJuv, to my. mind, Wioy don't any of them roach down to tlio root ot tho mutter liko my lirst losson d&lt;d. You lcliow. talk about tho .scarcity of good men; toll how you are driven to aeeuro fore man that know-more thiin tho men they've got to boss 5 now .scarce .stipor intoudoius arc; how good aalosmon 010 worth their weight m gold, and all that sort of thing. 1 supposo it en tourages Koino who ftro already on tl-o right path, so that they'll keep on im proving themselves a littl.o; but . Jt doesn't go to tho root- of tho matter. It doesn't start a crop of livoly young ster* who will all bo Jit to tako tho places of tirt fellows with whito hair or with n...