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VINES AND WINES DRYING RACKS METHOD OF CONSTRUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
DRYING RACKS METHOD OiF CONSTRUCTION. ..At a recent meeting of the ^Mildura, Fruitgrowers' Association, Mr Mansell read an instructive paper,regarding.the value of fruit drying racks, ad vantage of the fruit rack," he said, "over the fruit tray- for the drying of currants, sultanas, and gordos has been, fairly well established in Mildura. Xn damp or wet weather fi:uit: cannot dry" as well 011 the tray, as the-wet tray must dry before the fruit can dry, while the . rack has excellent drainage and ventilation. In unfavorable weather the rack-dried fruit is far . superior to the tray-dried. In" good dry weather there is no difference. The greenish tinge on the rack-dried fruit disappears in a few days. The cost of labor is in favor of the racks. With the trays one Cannot rest at night if .it threatens rain. Even if it only threatens rain you must stack up and pay' extra for overtime, and in the morning-spread out again/ This process is often' repeated. If for no other reason than ;this...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
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Crossed the Bar [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
Mr Thomas Henderson died at hlg residence, Boss street, Northcote, aged 82 years. For 40 years he was one of the leaders 'of the Order of Rechabites in Victoria, and remained an active member until his death. Mr Sender* son for several years was engaged in business at Berwick, and was also an excellent chess player. He leaves a widow and a daughter. Mr James Batchelor, 73, was getting through a wire fence at Avoca when one leg became entangled and soon after the other became caught. Mr Batchelor continued to struggle and eventually died from exhaustion. He was urimarried and was the pound keeper at Avoca where he succeeded his father who had been in charge since the early days of Victoria. Captain William Collin died at Bris bane, aged 80 years. He was born in SDssex in 1834 and left England for Australia in 1856. In 1862 he settled at Moreton Bay. Since then he had been engaged in commercial pursuits in the port of Brisbane. He was head of the firm of William Collin and Sons Ltd., ...
Wills and Estates [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
Wills and Estates Elizabeth M'Cann, of Ceres,. near Geelong1, widow, left personal "estate valued at £2625 to her children. Isabella Bowman, of Terang, widow, left, personal property in Victoria valued'at £3984 to children and grand children. William Simpkins, of Queenscliff, blacksmith, left real estate valued at £4000, and personal property valued at £1264, to his widow. James Raisbeck, of Macaulay road, Kensington, butcher, left real estat9 valued at £2750 and personal estate valued at £2817 to his widow. Maurice M'Auliffe, of ""Wildwood," Bulla, farmer, left real estate valued at £1600 and personal property valued at £401, to his widow, subject to a be quest of £10 to St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Sunbury, for masses, with remainder to his children, sub ject to a further bequest of £20 to St Mary's Church, Sunbury.
TASMANIA [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
TASMAJJIA Reginald Sellars, 10, collided with a waggon at Sheffield while riding a bicycle, and was killed. The wheel of the waggon parsed oyer his body. At the subsequent inquest a verdict of accidental death was returned. S. P. Williams had his leg broken, above the ankle at Scottsdale. He was engaged carting gravel, and after loosening the tip of the dray, the vehicle tipped up and the whole | weight came on his leg". He was taken to Launceston Hospital. James Williams, a shepherd, was driving in a buggy near the Macquarie River, at Ross, with his wife, another woman, and two children, aged three years and three months respectively. The horse became frightened, and backed into the river. The two young children were drowned. Two miners, John Kirby, 28, and Thomas Reid, 35, both married, were /killed by a fall of earth at the Tas mania mine, Beaconsfield. No one witnessed the accident. Reid was secretary of the Beaconsfield branch of the Amalgamated Mine Employes' As sociation, and...
THE BEEKEEPER FOUL BROOD SYMPTOMS AND REMEDIES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
; r FOOT BROOD ■ ■■—':b.: '> ",lQ 'r'- ~—. SYMPTOMS AND REMEDIES Beekeepers should always be on the watch for signs of foul brood. In t^Le early stages /of attack (states a j New Zealand expert) a capped cell here arid there appears somewhat dif , fe.rent from the surrounding healthy brood, Instead of the cappirigs or seals being bright, full, and of convex form, characteristic of healthy brood-, they are. of a dull blackish-brown color, and flat or sunken, ah indica^ tion that the cells contain ' dead pupae. The disease rapidly spreads to surrounding cells and combs if al lowed to take Its course, till, finally, no brood can hatch', and the colony succumbs. ^ On opening some of the cells a thin, glue-like, coffee-colored mass Will be "noticed, which, on the insertion of a splinter 6f wood, ad heres to the point, and eaii be drawn roperlike for some little distance out of the cells, . This is one of the most distinctive features of foul-brood pre valent in Australia,, and where "...
NEW ZEALAND [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
NEW ZEALAND I A fire at Mataura destroyed a pri vate hotel, two shops and stables. .The women and children in the hotel were rescued with difficulty. | The Ngauruhoe and Tongariro craters in the ^volcanic district in the North Island were recently unusually active. Few.climbers attempted to scale either peak. A party of 'Maori boys walked from , Tekham, near North Cape, to Auckland, a distance of 325 miles, to see the exhibi tion. They started on December 13, and arrived at their destination on January 3. The steamer Kimitangi, 323 tons, touched a rock on the north side of the bigger Chatham Island. The blades of the propellor were stripped and she had to anchor, in a helpless condi tion. A boat containing four women and six children in charge of Joe Puna, a Maori, capsized at Kuaotunu. Puna first got the children to the shore, and then the women, swimming- with each a distance of more than a chain. A fire occurred at the Ellerslie racing stables, Auckland. A valuable mare, Lady Met...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
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SOUTH AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
SOUTH AUSTRALIA A native charged with having mur dered another native on Woollogorang Station was taken to Darwin, the over land journey covering 900 miles. John Kelly was instantly killed while driving a trolly across the rail way line at Marrabel. A train crashed into the trolly, which was smashed to pieces. Both horses escaped without injury. The captain of the steamer Port Phillip on arrival at Port Adelaide, from London reported that on Novem ber 2, H. Blamfried, an able seaman, jumped overboard. Search was made for his body, but without success. On January 4 and 5, at Port Darwin, 10 inches of rain fell in 48 hours. At Burrundie 20 Inches of rain fell, at Brock's Creek Iff inches, and at Pine Creek 8 inches. A bad railway wash away occurred near Pine Creek. Many trees were uprooted, and damage done at Darwin.
WEST AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
WEST AUSTRALIA Thomas Duggan, the last \>ut one of the 60 Fenians who were transported to Australia in 1S68, died at Perth, aged 92 years. The R.M.S. Malwa sailed from Fre mantle on January 5 with two boxes of bar gold, valued at £10,015, for Co lombo; four boxes of bar gold, valued at £20,035, for Bombay; and 20 boxes of sovereigns for London, valued at £100,000. According to the annual report of the Chief Inspector of Fisheries at* Perth, 25,440 cwt. of pearl was fished on the north-west pearling grounds during the season 1912-13. It was valued at £318,000. The value of the pearls obtained is estimated at be tween £90,000 and £100,000. James M'Neill, 33, had his right arm badly broken, his right eye seriously affected, and two lin gers blown off the left hand ow ing. to an explosion occurring while he was. charging holes in the Ivanhoe | mine at Kalgoorlie. The drill was | driven through his right shoulder. ! • Lionel Jeffrey, a young school teacher | at Fremantle, disappeared ...
QUEENSLAND [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
QUEEN SI) AND A fire which started in a hoot shop at Rosewood destroyed nine business premises and converted the main busi ness portion of the town into a mass of smouldering' ruins. The strong room of the Royal Bank withstood the flames. On the recommendation of the Com missioner for Railways, the Minister has approved of a number of appro priations in connection with construc tion works, including £10,000 for a line from Townsville to Car dwell, £20,000 for a line from Cloncurry to Mount Elliott, £10,000 Woodford to Kilcoy, and £5000 Mount Morgan to Dawson Valley. , Mr Barnes, the State Treasurer, re cently interested himself in the ques tion of damaged coinage. The result of a correspondence between the Government and the Federal Gov ernment and the Mint authorities is that persons who hold dam aged or punched coins will not have any opportunity of "unloading" them through official channels, and it does not appear to be anyone's duty to re move them from circulation.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
Baby knows—or rather, his little stomach does—that no food, except maternal milk, is so good for him—so highly nourishing and easily digestible—as a mix ture of Albulactin with diluted cow's milk. For Albulactin, which is prepared by the manufacturers of Sanatogen and Formamint, is the only food 'in existence which does really give | an infant the full amount of thai vital nutriment which Nature herselj has provided in mother s milk—and in just the same digestible form. Lady Herdinge (wife oftlie British Minister to Belgium) writes:— " My nurse used Albu lactin, and it was most successful." Lady GreviOe (Bel grave Square, London) writes :—"Lady Greiv- ifplr'-v* ille begs to inform Messrs. A. Wulfing and Co. that Albulactin is fe&SSsS' being used for her baby with great success." Write for Free Booklet Simply drop us a post-card, mentioning this paper, and we will send you a complete manual of Infant Rearing, gratis and post free. You can buy Albulactin at any Chemist's, pric...
AUSTRALIAN DEPARTMENTS COMPARISONS MADE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
AUSTRAMAJ^ .DEPARTMENTS COMPARISONS MADE Attached to the calendar for 1914, prepared by-Mr J. A. Russell, of the transportation branch of the Railway Department, are interesting figures re garding the Australasian and New Zealand railways. The gross revenue derived from each of the railways in the last financial year was as follows:— State. Passengers , Goods. L . Stock. " etc. (Including minerals) Victoria .. . £2,852,804 £2,044,768 £307,S70 N.S.W. .. . 3,043,610 . 3,080,919 624,456 Queensland .. 1,181,169 1.808,385 332,118 South Aus. . 780,577 1,329,120 112,739 North Aus. . . . 10,910 4,768 246 West Aus. . 768,079 ■ 1,214,651 55,123 Tasmania 172,591 144,073 10,449 N. Zealand . 3,813,316 2,157,686 .(■with goods) Northern Territory, shown separately as North Australia, is, of course, under the jurisdiction of the ' Gommoriwea'th Government. The ,number of passen gers carried in Victoria was 111,5-1-3,908, ' against 79,490,012 carried on the New South Wales railways. I
Answers to Correspondents [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
Answers to Correspondents J. O'Bryan (Mirboo North).—At the Sth move of your play the position is:—Black— nlngs. 16.. 17, 22,. White 23, 15, Kings 5, 6. W. to move. 5-1 "would be followed by 22-18, etc. Please- try the following for the win:— 15-10, 17-21, 10-7. "21-25, 6-10,, 25-SO, 10-15— W.W. E. A. Harber (Box Hill).—Many thanks. E. J. Smith (Dandenong).—Would you kindly quote address. T 33 Green (Gloucester, Eng.). Your con. I trlbuUons greatly appreciated. Good wuh» 1 rAlf0£mbert (Derby, Eng.).-Your budget 1 duly received. That little work is quite a 1 | treasure^ (Wegt Melbourne) .~I will giV6 1 your play lengthy considerations. Good I 'VXh'Hornby '(Carlton).—Thanks for item. i C. "oyce (Hamilton) .-Many thanks top 'j games and items. f
SAWMILL HAND KILLED LOG PINS HIM TO GROUND [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
SAWMILTj HAND KIXjIjED LOG PINS HIM TO GROUND At the conclusion of an inquiry at Warburton, Dr. R. H. Cole, the Coroner, found that the death of William Mason, 5 3, which occurred in the Melbourne Hospital 'on December 15, was due to accident. Mason was crushed by a log" at Cuming, Smith's saw mills, on December 12. Frank James Edwards said that at Britannia Creek, Mason and two other men were helping him to move a log, using a log jack. Mason and an other man were chocking it up. When they had it about 2ft. from the ground and just going on the truck, it slipped through Mason letting his chock fall. The log at his end came back on him and pinned him to the ground.
Solutions [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
Solutions No. 3212.—P. R. Semple. Black—2, i, 6, 8, 14, 23. White—11, 13, 20, 21, 25, 31. White to move and draw. The draw is secured thus:—21—17, 11—21, 31—28"; 8—15, 26—1. No. 3213.-T-W. J. Wood. Black—9, 18, 27; Kings 1, 23. White—10, 11, 16, 32; King 8. Black to move and win. A neat win by the following play:—23-r-19, 32—5, 19—1, 11—7, 1—6. No. 3214.—A. Jordan. Black—1, 2, 21, 28. White—9, 13, 30, 32. White to move and draw. 9— 5 25—30 16—11 6—10 6 14—15 2— 6 23—19 23—18 2— 7 1—10 S—10 30—26 30->26 ' 11— 7 10—15 5—1 IS—22 21—25 19—16 18—14 13— 9 10-15 10—14 26—23 26—23 7— 2 15—19 1— 6 Draw. 3212 and 3214 are very fine endings which" occurred In actual play. 3213 is rather neat, but obviously "manufactured."
INTERSTATE GOLD YIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 10 January 1914
INTERSTATE GOLD YIELDS. West Australia.—Marvel Loch, 200 tons, 126 oz.; Black Ran^e (month), 2841 tons, 1384oz.; do. (cyanide). 1874 tons, 213oz.: do. slimes, 97G tons, lOCoz. New South Wales—Adelong Estates. N.S.W., No. 1 dredge 46%oz.; No. 2 dredge, 81oz.; Tewksbury Prop., Araluen, N.S W. (fortnight), 102oz.: Victorian Araluen, N.S.W. -(fortnight), 117oz. Miscellaneous.—Philippine Dredging. 135oz.