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TREATMENT OF CALF SCOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
TREATMENT OF OALF SCOUR.! Ono of the most common difficulties5 met with In raising calves on skim-milk Is the persistent form of diarrhcea knnwn ns calf scour. This disease is flue to the action of various fermentlve and putrefactive bacteria In milk. The undue growth oC bacteria may be largely prevented by the exercise of strict pre cautions from the time the m!lk is drawn from the cow until It Is fed to the caJf. Proceeding on the basis of the results of investigations by Von Beh ring, the Maryland Experiment Station, and the Bureau of Animal Industry of the Department of Agriculture, Wash ington. on the Influence of formalin on dlsea:>e germs and on digest! m whet) ad ministered in small amounts in milk. Dr. Klein, of the .South Carolina Station, treated twelve milk-fed calves affected with «cour by adding formalin to the milk In the proportion of one pait to 4000 parts of mUk. This dilution may be readily obtained by pouring 0.5 ounce of formalin in 15.5 ounces of water. From...
People will Talk. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
People will Talk. 'We may go through this world, but 'twill be very slow If we listen to all that is said as we go; We'll be worried and fretted, and kept in a stew, As meddlesome tongues must have something to do. For people will talk. If quiet and modest, 'twill then be presumed Your humble position is only as sumed You're a wolf in sheep's clothing, or else you're a fool, _ But don'tget excited, keep perfectly cool For people will talk. If generous and noble, they'll vent out their spleen You'll hear some loud hints that you're selfish and mean ; If upright and honest and fair as the day, ?They'll call you a rogue in a sly sneaking way, &lt; For people will talk. Then £f you have the least boldness ". -of-heart; - .Or aslight inclination tb take your own part, They'll call you an upstart, con ceited, and vain-? .But keep straight ahead, don't stop to explain For people will talk. If threadbare your coat, or old fashioned your dress, " .Some one, of course, willtakenotice ...
THE DAIRY. SHORTHORN DAIRY COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
THE DAIRY. SHORTHORN DAIRY COWS. In England tho milking Shorthorn, pedigreed and otherwise, stands out a? tho most popular and most widely kept breed. Tn America, on the other hand, tho Shorthorn his not been held in so good repute In the dairy but evidently fashion Is changing. '*A feature of the trade In milch cows ai the Chicago stock yards, and In all th« region tributary to that groat njarket. Is tho demand for largo cows of the milking Shorthorn type," says "The Breeders' Gazette." "These cows, showing plenty of size, are eagerly bought at long prices by the dealers from NTew York and Pennsylvania. JNewly-calvcd, or well along in calf, such cows elicit the strongest competi tion. The dealers explain tho demand tor them by saying that as tho eastern dairymen no longer makes any attempt to rear his own heifers into profit he' must have something that will yield a remunerative flow of milk for a time, and then fatten readily Into beef thai brings a good price. This combination Is...
Sydney Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
Sydney Markets. Wheat.-The market for this grain still continues dull, and ?business very restricted, the esti mate 'of values by buyers and sellers revealing a discrepancy of at least id per bushel, and yester day's London cable does not by any means tend towards increased business. Oats.-Owing to heavy arrivals ?of this' grain the market has re ceded considerably, and anything but prime lines are extremely diffi cult to place, and then only at prices most lower than recent figures. Maize.-Maize must also be re ported as having a downward ten dency, showing a reduction of at least 3d per bushel on the week, due to the arrivals of our new crop, andjimportations from Victoria and . South Africa. Chaff and Lucerne.-These feed lines are not very actively inquired for on account of recent rains, and . the turnover, at late rates, is limited. The following are the ruling wholesale prices ex rail or wharf : Wheat: Prime milling, 4s 4j^d ; chinkwheat 4s 2d to 4s 4d per bushel. Oats: Tasman...
AT HIS BEST. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
AT HIS BEST. At what age Is a mini :it his host, and most likely to achieve his ilfu work: »sks the "Sunday School Chronicle." The Ilev. l'\ H. Meyer once put thi* ».»« lit fort.v-slx. That seemed late to a critic: hut i>r Leonard (»nihrl&lt;- at the Royal College of Physicians supporter the statement. Ho quoted .hisiroV talih dealing with specially precocious people, which showed that the average ago :u which groat artists did their first work was 13.8; their tlrst groat work. US; theii greatest work. *1(1.7; ami that the avei* ago ugo ut death was (10.1, For poof the figures In the same order were: ir»,(i 27.fi, mid (U.(J; for philosophers 17.0, 818.1, 47.7, and Here Is c«&lt;n fort for those who think of middle ii.« as flat prose. i
Rabbit Destruction. DR. DANYSZ'S VIRUS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
Rabbit Destruction. DR. DXNYSZ'S VIRUS. The report of the Commonwealth of Australia Rabbit Virus Confer ence was made available on Friday .last by Sir William Lytic, the Fede ral Treasurer. The questions re ferred for the consideration of the conference were:- _ " Whether the microbe found amongst rabbits on the mainland is identical with that suggested by Dr Danysz for the destruction of rabbits ; and whether it is advisable to continue the experiment on the mainland with the Danysz microbe. On the first question the confer ence concluded that the microbe suggested by Dr Danysz for the destruction of rabbits is specifically identical with microbes isolated from rabbits captured on the main land of Australia. The conference found that the local virus was isolated from rabbits captured on the mainland of Australia. The conference found that the local virus was isolated in 1902 from rabbits captured at Yalgogrin, New South Wales, and there was reason to believe that it was prevalent i...
TALES OF A CARRIER'S CART. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
TALES OF A CARRIER'S CAKT. There )h something of Illness Mint the; earrltjr who has just died after travel ling the I>or&lt;Micstor-llhmdlord ro:n| for twenty years without a break should have hml the Tom Hardy country for his Journeying. For II was in the car rier's eart- out of Dorchester lliat .Mr Xlonly wove his Wessex tales. Thl* particular caravan of rural highways or, rather, 1 lie owner of. It - li:»&lt;l beep backward and forwards no less than 0000 times and covered nearly so.no!! iuiles. Hod tb«' Uev. William l»arues been mill living, he would have put the poor follow, who was killed by his own. van passing over him, Into a Dorset poem. ."WestinlnHtor Ouzel to."
Wool Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
Wool Sales, The second series of Victorian wool sales for the season were brought to a close on Monday last when Dalgety and Co., L,td., offered a catalogue of 1715 bales of which they sold 1439 bales, bring ing their sale for the season in this centre up to 60,729 bales, and in Victoria close' 011 90,000 bales figures which again place them at the head of the Victorian brokers. The selection'was largely composed of scoureds, West Australian greasics and oddments from the late shearing districts of this and the adjoining States, while as is usual at this season of the year a good many re-offered lots appeared in the catalogue. There was again a good attendance of buyers, who bid with animation for fresh lines of greu.sy merino and comeback fleece, aiso straight lines of scoureds, witu tlm result that such descriptions sold well ; but faulty wools, bot ^re.i , and scoured coarse crossbre i a->-i re-offered lots were difficult at the lowest rates of thesea.-..j , fact some lots wir...
THE POULTRY YARD. THE USE OF GRIT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
THE POULTRY YARD. ! THE VSE OF GRIT, For several yi\un (saya tho "Ti-wnuint Country," N.S.W.) It has been i»#:*t In thla column Unit the common view that irrlt acta .ia n winder >:mln in the muscular jThv/.trd of fowls of vnrloua kinds, Im a fallacy. This content! >n Is not wanting In support from eminent pottl try authorities In America and Ku^laim. Two yearn w:i>. Dni IjuiIh Dechmnnn ami C. \\\ Sanborn, total atr.mKers to vaeh other* and Uieivforo without any collusion, simultaneously contributed ar ticles taklnK thin view, I vo'y to tho "Uellublo Poultry Journal" and to "Poultry." Ilut, t»> quote tho former Journal, "a Rrent deal that Im wiltton fort ho poultry pres.* lecotm^ tradition, Ih harnhHl down from oar writer to an other, anil Ib frequently accepted Willi no thought of original reHi»nor of doubting the accuracy nf tin? ilit'««-| oa orrrt statements, In the oarly dayn un doubtedly the argument was ha mo I Upon tho fact that tho 'fowl . does not ponMi'W teeth, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
THERE'S A REASON ' Why so many people come to us for \ DRAPERY, GROCERIES; IRONMONGERY &c. And continue to trade with us. The Reason is BECAUSE they know that everything Purchased here is " / sJ§ RELIABLE, ;? ? ----+ -j, WE never Sell Goods of any kind that ate doubtfy/, a on off, or m any ?way Second Quality.' We pay as much attention to the Buying of our Stock-. JSS w do to the Selling of it, and therelore never have to work, off donbtfui Stock of any kind, the result of bad BUYING. ,0«r Prices are. the kind that talk, and we will soon convince you that you cannot do better than to Give Us Your CUSTOM. fe carry a Full and complete Stock of everything that an up-to-date Store should. Satisfied Customers Have made our Business. Are you one of Them P If not, & Why Not Give Us a Trial ? Ironmongers, Grocers, Drapers} And TIMBER MERCHANTS. SUPPLY STORES. -'-Tocuimwal and Finley. WOOL WOOL WOOL Melbourne. Market1 Sales Held Weekly during the Season; The Melbourne Associa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
Dr. SHELDON'S lA&NETie FOR R'lcumafism, Lumbago, Lame A?ncl, etc ^ \f&lt;0 f ^ HTEEO. Chaff-cutting. I H; PARKER ITS Prepared to undertime Chaff-cutting in * Oiievw ^l!3ulit7 at P.t!ce3 satisfactory to A Post Card to Yarrou'cyah P.O. will . . bring the plant on the Farm. Full board of J' itliable ineu, also a cook» No inconvenicnce to farmer's wives. Will ? come to any Farmer at a day's notice. J.'W. PARKER, " Ynrroweyah, P.O. ' Chaff-Cutting. [D. HAMILTON, Ulupna Farm, Finley. BEGS to notify farmers that ho has pur-i chased a-ne;V Chajf-cuttios" plant, and ia* prepared to accept contracts at current rates. . J ADDP.lss D. HAMILTON, Ulupna Farm, finley.. Mrs A. Pigot '?lO^GS to advifie the Residents' of TOGUM « JLt WALand . FINLBV-^that . ahe* has' -.flloscd her Boarding' House and opened a PRIVATE HOSPITAL for tbe reception of Nursing and Maternity cases. Every com f 3ort provided; r m IDEAL SPRING REMEDY. R-egular Size Double Size Boxes, lOJid. Boxes, I/O. Write fo...
Hic et ubique. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
Hie et ubique. Wheat-No price quoted locally. Finley is offering 3s -lid at fail side. . " Thirty-six men working on the bridge-some are 01115' boys. Our boys were defeated by Koonoomoo at cricket on Wednes day Jast., Members of the Saturday team say-"Wait till we get:at them." ' , Australia won the Fifth Test Match by 49 runs. Messrs Curtis, Kethel and Free man, members of the Royal Com mission oil-Forestry passed through here 0:1 Wednesday last en route for Deniliquin. They are inquiring into the con ditions regulating the use and con servation of timber throughout the State. They were accompanied by the usual number of lackeys,- who put 011 more "frill" than our State mem ber. ' Fancjf, the Deniliquin Council .tried to recover rates from" a dead Chinaman. It was too hot to serve the summons, but the ratepayers had to pay for the experiment. Don't forget that .Mr Peters, MVL.A. will be in Finley to-morrow evening, and at Tocumwal on Mon day evening. He purposes address ing the ele...
Tocumwal Guardian AND FINLEY PRESS PRESS. (Established in 1897) FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1908. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
Tocumwal Guardian ' AND - FINLEY PRESS PRESS. (Es*ni>': .? ? i8q7) FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 190S. MR N. A. BUCKNALL, "Com pany's' Plain" advertises in tliis column a reward for the recovery of a Leicester ram which lias strayed from liis place. ' THE residents of Finley intend asking their member on Saturday next what are the prospects of por tion of Tuppal being resumed for closer settlement. CLQSfeR SETTLEMENT.-The Ad visory Board for the resumption of land in the southern part of the State, last week inspected the Walla Walla Estate. Mr Cobcroft one of the members wrote to the Lockhart League that the. Board would inspect Brookong some time during the present month, with a view to resumption. MR GEORGE RKYNOLDSON' speak ing at the complimentary social to R. T. Ball, M.L.A., said-"That when the members of the Upper House saw how well local govern ment is managed, they will have no hesitation in granting; p'ower to Councils to construct light lines of railways." . Mr Reynoldsoii ad-...
Local Government Act, 1906. SCHEDULE XVI. STATEMENT OP RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURE FOR YEAR ENDING 31st DECEMBER, 1907. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
Local Government Act, 1906. SCHEDULE XVt. STATEMENT OP RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURE FOR .TKA-li ENDING :U»t DECEMBER, 1907. RECEIPTS. ^.Jjirituro of KfceiptH. Rate9 (General) Id in tne Jb on unimproved ... -v capitnl vuluf-CuTront jour's mtos .... Boundary Work, Corcen Shire... Public Watering PUops Murray Hut... . Berrigan ... . " ... Oaborno ... » ' Poundi Government Grants MiaoelUneous . ... liicen^p, .Couohe^cto Licensee, Slaughtering Fee* do , ... ... Sundry Receipts- , Lmn ' , ... KxCPfla of Ratios CONTBIIJUTIOX. Riding A Riding U Riding C 1357 M 24 14 0 2 10 11 267 10 3 8 0 0 5 7 416 13 1 13 0 18 ]18 15 6 3 14 2U80 7 1 1985 11 9 2U00.10 5 0072 9 3 18 3 15 0 4.11 5 01 0 0 12 II EXPENDITURE. DISTRIBUTION, £7 10 0 7 4 13 14 11 14 14 7 0 5 3 0 2 6 Nature of Expenditure. Administrative Expends Pretjideni** Allowance Councillors* efcoen^PS"- - E. «T,. Gorman J. R. Roynolda W. ,T, Quirk > M. J. Murphy H.'Vugs \V. HefiVrnan Deputation fee (Quirk) 6 Snlarioa Clerk Solicitor (retaining ...
A WILLING HAND. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
A WILLING HAND. "They thought moro of tho Legion of Honour in tho time of tho first Na 1>oleon than they do now," said a wtjll :nown Fronehman, "Tho Kmporor one day mot nn old ono-armcd veteran. "'How did you lose your urinP' ho asked. " 'Sins nt Austerlitz.' " 'And wore* you not deeoratod ?' " 'No, sire.' V ' " 'Then here is my own cross ior you ; I make you chevalier.' "'Your Majesty names.mo u levalicr because I have lost ono arm! "What would your Majesty huvo don > had I lost both arms?' " 'Oh, in that ease T should have made you Officer of tho Lenoir.' "Whereupon the old soldier/immodi ately *Jrow his sword and cut off his other arm." L There is no particular reason to doubt this slory. The only question is, how did he do it? J
KING'S FAMOUS DIAMONDS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
KINC'S FAMOUS DIAMONDS. Tho CulliniMv is only ono of~muny famous diamonds lield . by crowned rulers of Europe. Tho King atill has tho ICoh-i-Noor, a stono which dates back to the time of Cicsar's landing in Britain. Another well-known gem, tho ''Flor entine," is now owned by tho Emperor of Austria. It formerly belonged to Charles the Bold, Duko of'Burgundy, who lost it on tho battlefield. The Swiss peasant who discovered it mis took it for glass, and gladly parted with it for half-a-crown. Subsequently it came into tho possession of Popo Ju lian II., who presented it to tho then Emperor of Austria. i Tho King of Portugal owns tho "Star of tho South," a diamond worth £3,000,000, which was found in South . I Africa by a poor nogross. In thh Rus 1 sian scoptre ia tho famous Orlolf dia mond which onco adorned tho linad of I a Brahmin idol. Stolen by a Fionob 1 soldier, it was sold to an Indian mer chant for £2000, resold for £12,000, and purchased by Cuthorino II. fo;1 £90,000. AVilkio ...
THE ASYLUM FOR DESTITUTE CHILDREN, RANDWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
THE ASYLUM FOR DESTITUTE CHILDREN. RANDWICK. ! I By "ITA." "In Faith and IIopo, tho world will disagree; But all mankind's concern is Charity." -Popo. Of the. many institutions in and around Sydney, whoso peculiar aim is for tho homeless and neglected ohildron of i|t« mother colony, perhaps thero is not one that can lay greater claim to public recognition than that which is situated at Paiulwick, and known generally as Tho ltandwick Asvluni. This homo for ohildron of neglectful and abandoned parents,*' and homo it is in a vorv true sense of tho word, was established in tho year 1852, and was endowed by the Government, which help, however, ceased when the StaJ.e School for Children was established in 1885. From that time onward, the in stitution has had to depend upon pub lic subscriptions, donations, and the interest returnable from .bequests that have from time to time been mado in favor of the Asylum. The fact that it lias been able to carry on its work by moans of the funds enume...
General [?] Wheeler. [General Joe Wheeler, the famous Confederate cavalry leader, took the oath as major general of the United States army May 20, 1[?]08. He was the first Confederate officer to take the oath of service in the army of the United States.] [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
Gonoral Joo Whcolor. fo (Genpral Joo Whcolcr, tho famous Con* ftdcrato cavalry lornlcr, took tho oath'ad major general of tho United States army May 20. 1803. Ho was tho first.Confodorato ofllcor to talio tho oath o£ Horvlco in' the army of tho United Stato.1.] Sciya Stonewall Jaokson to "Llttlo Phil;'* r,Phll, havo you heard tho nowaf Why, our Joo WhoOlep-'Fighting Joo' has gono and joined thooluoof "Aye, no mistake; X' eaw him como; 1 heard tho oath ho took. And you'll find It duly ontorcd up In yon groat record book. "Yes. Phil; it la a changa olnco then (we glvo tho Lord duo thankB), Whon Joo camo swooping lllco a hawk upon your Shormna's flanks! "Why, Phlli yoti know tho trick yourself, but Joo had all tho points, And \yo'vo yot to hear his horses died of ntlff or ruBty Joints! "But. what of that? Tho deed I saw today In yonder town Leads all wa did and.all Joo did In troop ings up and down, "For, Phil, that-oatb shall bo tho heal of many a bloedlng wound, And many a soutliland...
A PROFITABLE STROKE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
A I'll Olf IT ABLE STItOKE, A rather funny adventure is said to havo happened to Mr. Piorpont Mor gan, who, it is said, never grants an interview to nny Pressmen. One day a reporter wroto for an in terview, and Air. Morgan's secretary wrote back to say that an intorviow would cost the reporter fivo dollars a minute. To this tho Pressman replied that he would liavo fivo minutes at that price. This intorviow duly camo off, and at tho ond of the fivo minutes tho report er got out his cheque-book. "Dear five minutes'for you, is it not?" asked tho millionaire. "Oh, no," tho reporter repliod. "I have como off very woll. You seo, my editor hot mo 250 dollars that I would not interview you."
SILOS. A CHEAP AND EASY SAFEGUARD AGAINST LOSS BY DROUGHT. PIT AND TUB SILOS—THEIR COST AND METHOD OF CONSTRUCTION. (Written Specially for this Paper.) [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 February 1908
A CHEAP AND EASY SAFEGUARD AGAINST LOSS IIV DItOUClHT. PIT AND TUB SII.OS-'H-IEIR COST ANl) METHOD 01'' CONSTRUCTION. (Written Specially for this Pnpor.) Whon, Bomo twenty years or nioro ago, silos began to lio talked about in Now South Wales, they wore general I clossified, by the ordinary man on the land, as belonging to the category of "thorn now-fanglod things." * It was only in 1843 that England camo to know anything about the storngo of green foddor in silos, uc counts of tho system having boon brought from Prussia and Austria, where, especially in tho latter country, it had for soino timo been extensively practised. Hut it was only in 1882 tbut tho use of silos becamo general in Eng land. Tho distinguished Now South Welsh man who was the first to endeavour to got his follow-colonists to soriously con sider the advisabloncss of Htoring the* surplus fodder of good years to feed their starving stock in time of drought, was pretty generally denounced as a man with a "new fad." Th...