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MARKETS. Melbourne, Tuesday. WHEAT AND OTHER PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
MARKETS. Melbourne, Tui&dny. WHEAT AND OTMKH nUHH.Ctt. Wheat.-Although business has not been very aotivo the market ik Kteadior hi tono. Sttpplioft aro not offering very freely, and whilo a number of bnyor* UTO unwilling to opcruto and it is'not very easy to push salo.s, it- would b.« difficult to obtain uny Hiibstantinl ipum lity at tho inoinoni. Itiisimv^ lias hooii dono at a/il ox store, and panvU aro quoted at ti> tiiuin wiiont has boon so[&lt;1 at. .'i s. olFroh-,uT S( Fi 1M)SI I H l)LSHS| !:.» Klonr.--Tho asvoujition piiiv lor local consumption is J;M vcr* &lt;1. Hivuj and PoJJard. -Tho As.'-oo.ai i&lt;>u price for both articles is JJf> delivered. JJarloy.- -Primo Knglish malting w quoted nt to 3;0, and «ood at- 3,3 to 3/4. A moderate busings* lias bo.'n dono in ford Knglish at 2/. Primo Capo malting >s quoted at 2/1 to 12/1i. and good at 2>'2 io 2/3, with business at. 2/2. OsitH.-A sVady btivac*.-.-Jin* ben* douo in Algerian*, «&...
FEEDS AND FEEDING. SOME HINTS FROM AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
SUM K 11 IMS I'ltOM A MI', RICA. | (My W. . (JilloU, l'rosidunt Wisconsin * llolstoin HrcotioiV As-socmlion.) There aro no secret, methods employ ed HI my hord tor lilting, feeding, ami handling cows lor milk and butior re cord*, and what lil-tle success haa at tended our ctforts hns come through practical line* and tho uso of commer c.ul food matorails that are available to us all. I desiro to put myself on re ,M,id a* strenuously oppostxl to the use of any stimulants, or to a practioo ot resting cows for months bei'oro ealv ivsting and fattening them for long pernios before freshening, would in duo time certainly prove detrimental to any dairy brood, for tho reason that h won id tend to injure characteristic per sistence, and wo as breeders must ro il- .nilicr, if wo aro to maintain tho present ropuiation of tho brood and mg, or tho practice ot r-ny other mean* thnt aro not lugit-uuu'.«« and prae^ra' und-tcnding to ah^"' nmornl d;«i:y abil ity. rurposely row# dry, piT|.«'tuato and...
LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
LIFE. Tho cost of Jiving still goes up, ami trouble 'round us thickens, and yot wheno'er wo dinb or. sup, wo'vo 'poiv tcrhoiLso or chickens. To mako our wails havo proper force wo should bo loan and scrawny, hut we've tho mus cles of a Jiorso; and wo aro fat and brawny. Tho portly man got a up a.nd whops about tho cost of living, whilo to his form .some costly soups u gonial warmth arc giving.. Tho clubman wrings bis band and whines, tho cost will nutlco us vagrants, whilo to hm breath impoitod wines impart a pung ent fragrance. Wo should bo hollow eyed and thin, our .slats like wash* beards .showing, if we'd denounce th»* mm nf sin who kep the prices going. Hut nearly all tho kiekings done i»;. fat and fus*y sinnera, who have their puekeis full of mou, and swallow four rnurso dinners. I do not hear tho toiler wail or breathe diro threats oi slaughter; ho eats his dinner from a pail, and helps it down with wator; ho nnd his children shed their woes, and warblo "Yankee Doodle," and t...
MACORNA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
MACORNA. The sports meeting: organised by the Macorna Cricket Club to clear off its deficiency came off on Wed nesday, 1st inst. The financial re sult was satisfactory, and the events well-contested and enjoyable. The officers were: President, Cr. R. Richardson, J.P.; vice-presidents, ?Messrs. J. M'Donough, B. Long and J. Hill; judges, Messrs. J. Bramley, A. Douglas and G. Pro thero; starter, Mr. S. Richardson; secretaries, Messrs. J. Andrew and C. Cooke. Results: -Boy's Race, under 12: P.. Campbell I, N. Ho bati 2. Boys' Racc, over 12: C. Richardson 1, F. Henderson 2. Girls' Race, under 12: M. Darrigan 1, E. Wright 2. Girls' Race, over 12 : F. Wright 1, B. M'Cathy 2. Sheffield Handicap: F. Richardson 1, W. Hardy 2, P. M'lvor 3. Maiden Footrace: J. 0'l.ouglilin 1, T. Sharp 2, W. Hardy 3; Stepping an unkuowe distance: W.Hardy, R. Richardson and R. M'Ken/.ie tied, and handed the prize to the club. High Jump: T. Cooke, 5 ft. 1 in., 1 ; V. Rowc, 2. Ladies' Nail Driving: Mrs. I/idson 1. ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. The annual meeting; of the Co litina Rifle.- Club was held on Wed nesday night, Mr. W. Stewart in the chair and Mr. K. N. Lester acted as secretary pro tern. The following officers were elccted for the ensuing year:-Captain, Mr. O. Horridge ; vice-captain, Mr. I). Calder; treasurer, Mr. W. K. Ir vine; lion sec., Mr. lf. N. Lester; auditor, Mr. A. Nation; committee, Messrs. W. Stewart, A. J. I'raiitz, D. Calder, K. Mating, T. Splatt, .(>. liain and J. Ponton At a sub sequent committee meeting it wasv resolved that Wednesdays in each week be the recognised day for practice, and that a ladies' nomina tion day be held at a future date. ^ The practice on Wednesday at the butts resulted as follows: 300vils. 500 y&lt;U, 600 yiU 1>. Cnlrier ... ii 34 36 A. J. Krantz ... 28 28 - fi. Ilaiu ... 3(1 32 26 J. I'onton ... 22 30 31 O. Hurriilgc ... 30 37 30 K. M-iling ... 32 36 , 33 . I-'. N. Ustc-l ... 33 33 30
CORRESPONDENCE. COMPETING CHURCHES. (To the Editor of the "Farmers' Weekly"). [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. COMP JvTING' CH U RC H U S. (To the Tiditor of the .11 Farmers' Weekly" Sir,-As one who for some time attended the services conducted by the Rev. Kgan Lee at-McMillan's, I read with considerable surprise.his , statement in explanation of the dis continuance of the'Methodist ser vices there. .'In it,Mr. J.ee^states that,I decided to discontinue ' * my service at McMillan1, in favor of the Cullen Congregational Church. Now, if that is so, it seems strange that not one of the people who attended these services, , have heard of this' explanation : until they see it disclosed for the : first time in Mr. Lee's letter; and : it aeems stranger still: that they' were not commended to the Con gregational services by Mr. Lee, so that their spiritual .welfare might not be neglected. Accepting his : explanation,, then this must have: been- an oversight .on,the part of : Mr. Lee. Hut the explanation of the discontinuance of these ser vices lies in this fact, and in this fact alone...
KERANG. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
KKRANG. At the sittings of the Supreme court at Bendigo, Geoffrey Combes, of Lake Boga. a youth of 21, was charged with an ofTence in relation to Alma Howard, of Kerang, a girl wider 16 years of age. The ac cused, who pleaded guilty at the sittings, was defended by MrKirby, instructed by Mr Myles O'Brien. The defence called Wm. Thornely, manager of the Electric Power House, Kerang, and C. R. Ander son, Civil Engineer, as to his character, whilst Constable Cahill, of Bendigo, was called to state what he knew of the girl's charac ter. His Honor sentenced accused to one day's imprisonment, same to &lt;late from the commencement of the sitting, which means that he was free when the sentence was pronounced. During the half-year ended 31st January 1914, the Kerang Co operative Butter Factory Company &lt;lealt with 779,4331b of cream, ..which produced 379,7631b of butter -equal to 169 A tons, and the quan tity of ice manufactured was 42 'A tons. The net turnover amounted to...
District News. MORTON. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
District News. (From our Correspondents.) MORTON. The new Horton-I.eitehville pub lic Hall promises to be a reality shortly. The tender for the hall, which will be one of the biggest of its kind in any country district north of Ilendigo (the dimen sions nre 80 feet by 30 feet inside measurement) has been let to Mr Stewart, of Keraug, who is hard at work on his contract, rt is timed to be completed by the beginning of May. The floor is being con structed of special material to adapt it for skating in the winter even ings. There can be no doubt it will meet a great social need in the Horton district. For when it is finished it is not going to be kept closed. You can bet your bottom dollar on that. The Rev. I''.. Baker is the president of the building committee, and Mr A. Borneman is the enthusiastic lion, secretary.
THE MYOLA MINSTRELS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
THE MYOLA MINSTRELS. These clever Mead entertainers l>ai&lt;l a visit to Cohuiia on Saturday night, and Rave one of their char acteristically attractive jierforman. ces in aid of the funds of the en-, larged Rechabite Hall. There was as usual a large audience who manifested their keen enjoyment by a constant simmer of laughter, which occasionally, broke into loud and general applause. Mr C. A. Schier. the interlocutor and chair man, apologised in some introduc tory remarks for the lack of fresh ness and originality of some of the jokes, which he cnnfessed were in increasingly hard to invent. I-'or this and other reason* the Troupe were probably appearing at Column for the last time in their original character of minstrels. They would possibly undergo a transfor mation and reappear later on in the more novel guise of pierriot*. Des pite their apology a programme ex tending over several hours, and crammed full of ingenious mots and catches was tendered. Per haps the most po...
THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, April 10, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
TIIK Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, April 10, 1914. COIRTNA CO-OI'HKATIVH J'L'T TKK FACTOR v.-The Colimiii Co-opera tive Uutter Factory Company have just completed their half-year's audit. The balance sheet shows that after writing off ^244 for de preciation there is a net profit on the half-year's transactions of ,£312. The profit for the previous half year was jClHl. I'KOKKSSIONAI..-Mr Alex. M'K. Kiiifj, dentist, will resume practice at his private residence, Coliuna, 011 Thursday (16tU) of next Week. MR. JACCU15 ON- M.VNt'KtNG. Mr. Jacobs, the succcssful Mildura orcliardist, who is visiting the eastern irrigation settlements to ad vise the more inexperienced settlers, says of his last week's observations at Tongala :-" One question re l>eatcdly asked me was what kind of manure I used. I said, ' Just what you are throwing away." In many cases I found some buying patent Manures, when at the same time they had abundance of manure lying about unused. I pointed out to instructors ...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
OF RUHAL INTEREST (It? "KlINtHMhH. TilOie aiC IllaU.V as to the .Northern territory and its possibili ties, and their vanity i, as great as then* number. Tho wholL. gamut is covered i&lt;y these accounts . i um wild impinciiaMe wildermss to prodigal tro pii'itl prolihene*s. l-ot those uesuoiis oi gaining intormatiou ns to tho actual |>rn«j'ic.s, jt s noeessaiy to take all the ^toi and jmigo them by tin ttuniiltea^ions a.id oxporieiie.i of tho au thors. lit this way a contribution by Mr. Allan Hood, a V;etor?a, who holds a position «'ii tin* (lo\ i i nni' nt oxpon iiH-nt.il farm at Matohelor, JS of interest .Hid pessih'y oi value. Me writes: "I. tnotiglit thai ymi nu^ni eare '«.. know M'liio oi ih.1 lates, eomerniug mis larm. There have Ikm so man,, advers.. reports, and imUilo. that H fi&lt; ts vny annoying to lead them. Will. ,\e had a g. od en p ui eow-poa to Mart wiih. liii> nop w> I! i' gist iruin I i'' i.»nil' li was s-nu. It was planted niainlv to be p...
Lucerne Growing. YIELDS AT WERRIBEE FARM [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
Lucerne Growing. YIKLDS AT WHRRIBUK I'ARM The results of the fifth cut of lucerne hay at the Central Research Farm, WYrribee, afford striking1 testimony of the value of this leguminous forage plant, the De partment of Agriculture remarks, when grown on worn out cereal lands. The land 011 which the lu cerne was sown had been contin uously cropped for over twenty years with cereal liny. An area of 15 acres was subsoiled in July and August 1&lt;)I2; graded and chan nelled, worked down to a fine state of tilth, and sown late the second week of October, I'M-'. The first season the lucerne gave three cuts of forage. During last winter SOO slice]) and lambs were pastured 011 the 15 acres for 8 days to clean up the. weeds. During the present lu cerne season it has yielded five cuts of hay. The first two cuts were not weighed. A weighbridge was installed in December last, and since that dale accurate weights of the cured liav have been obtained. The third cutting was made on 29th to ...
REINFORCEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
.KBINKOIIOKAIKNT. Mother (entorinj; litd room): "Wliy, children.' what tire you, crying for " JJobby-. "I waniia dink." Mother': "Well, I'll get, you n (lrink. what ore J'ou crying for? Kljio: "You ^didn't, ..hear Bobby, matiimri,no I nua helping him cry." . .. o- - The young Dinn*who Starts'out with tho idea that the world owe® him 'a living, will have a hard timo convin cing the judg« and jury ol th« ftct.
Demonstration in Swimming. MR. BEAUREPAIRE AT COHUNA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
Demonstration in Swimming. ? - MR. lWAURHl'MRH AT COHUXA. Mr. lleatirepaire, the world famed expert in swimming, and at present Director of Swimming and Life-saving to the Victorinii Kdu cntion Department, paid his first visit to Cohnna on Wednesday, and grave a public exhibition in the various phases of these highly use ful and necessary arts. He was met and welcomed 011 his arrival by Mr, I'cart, head teacher, and by the members of the local School Committee, who had made all pos sible arrangements for his coming, and who accompanied and assisted him throughout the afternoon's proceedings. Mr. lkaurepaire has the dis tinction of being champion swini me. of no fewer than ten countries, including Austria and France. He has been twice to ? Kurope. On the latter occasion- about four years ago-he established records in no fewer than live out of a possible ten of the international contests for the championship of the world. Of these he still remains tinl>eateu in the 440-vard contest...
MECHANICAL FOOD HANDLING. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
MECHANICAL FOOD HANDLING. In appliances for labour-saving in tho handling of food in tho inodorn great hotel, where tlu». wants ol eigh teen hundred or two thousand guests 'must have prompt attention, much in genuity has be.nn displayed. Tho nuta ; malic egg boiler, actuated by clockwork (driven oy a lead weight) &lt;>r a small electric motor, figures largely in tii.i serving &lt;»r breakfa>t. This ingenious upplance is one of tho lew which ai\» found in nwdnun ami laig'-capaeity restaurants alto; h.cause u suvc.i well i ji i per cent-. &lt;>i \t*«- t:m.- and at tention connected v. itii boiling «'gg' to the patron's order and oreuj»ies very «ii.il.v n»oin. Suppose a waiter has an ,nd r lor 2-nrtuu 1 .* rj-gs. ISv a singlo ntowno'iil t hi1 operaior oi tho egg boiler places thee;igs in a metal b:u> l;»". lowers them mlu a tank oi bortmg vvat.r at ti;o hnuom of tho ajfpiiai.ee. and mIs tin; index at tho 2-m.nnte mark. 'linn lie can forget it, lor at...
THE MAN IN THE 'BUS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
\ i THE MAN IN THE 'BUS. A contributor to tho "I'a'l Mull (Ja'/.etto" gives tho following account ot hey o\|'imUmu».s ia an omnt l)l»H\ I hato weldings. They moan pre sents, K wa.s frightfully hot, ami I didn't want to go into town ai nil; but I had . l.wcn it to tho Inst minuto. I must get the inevitable pair of j.iiwr candle sticks without delay; so i put on a wire netting frock that KH in tho air as much as possible and put liftot-n pounds m nty purse. Not that I meant is spend u all on Clara--nothing liko it hvo pounds* five shillings amis enough to rli t; sho was only go;ng to inarrv an Hitt I itnv.u to -ot a t w tilings tor niyKt'.i un» n'hiv I was ..uwUt Tho 'bus was a 1-mg tunc coming; I stood, sweltering on , the kerbstone, wa.ehing the silly antic?, of a Hy that had got stuck on tho viscous .surface of a ncwly-paint.d pillar-box and could not- get- off. Presently a man Canto up :in&lt;l wailed too; he was one of tho>e aggressively goml-looking men -- I am rather...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER (Kium our fc?pccml ?) Aii inviustrv li|?Vciop«»B "ws'ueon which so.-ms to 1,0 that a7«V\".ro,.K,"nytho,ilmpil «S *:.' all ,Jeiprises | I' *. ",ru rat ina iluKiiM ^ ot tho ^ Vj'oroforo, lei sl| vs "l0m , r m;iM»g a will and Mich »V 'Y.Vin\: ii.»reement forms whi'h can rUlf W fiiU m with » 1,11,1 . il.v riv endearments or osow i 'lT.ln- -m- i-iv'Vi mul received "without. . I, ," m In- -tricilv loji«l se>'&lt;-° 1 .!". 111.-n wl.o.i IV,tv pieka (.i ilit t« in , i».rk or the choir tip m>u>'thing Hi tu ? nme "i,v ..ees til.. Siprano home llltcl 1 1 , T thov ... produce &lt;>» n«rWm«.nt n,', wh'cl. hoi'iii duly 5CH'C&lt;1' 1 i. ',. ,Tl the friendship umv pio distnrl.inK four on I "Tl^nv ^llrn'mVunK ?s!:]T!ru!^ M"n'iHi.X-1 flss «m rz:^r f°?fr VlT. Zu\ ""'"'i!' " >vt.-l -'V,-. Tiu- a» i,mi r,,>-..ni,..in..n. r'««'r \\£rf .ifrr",..* tlw. "?'.I'wn-.'lvi.ril. AJ-'X 111" advertise UmnV '.'tYecied l*y th»* bnvumiA and Uu* ''^'h German 'V...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
For Sale. *X\\o good secondhand ABBOTT BUGGIKS, nearly new, with hoods. Also first-class double Abf>otl. J. A. OKAKIN. KJ-KA.NG CARRfACI- FACTORV, KKRAXO. MOTOR CAR FOR HIRE, Any Hour, Day or Night. W. E. Peverill, 1'rivate Address: C'onrxA Hona. Agent for Valiums Vord Cars. Peerless ami Precision Motor Cvcle*. Neptune Oils. MOTOR AND Cycu: Uiipaiks A Specialty. (.Urns, Separators and Sowing Machine: tvpaircd. Accessories stocked. Teres Oils, etc. S. F. Hyde Vor Up-to-date . COACHl'AIXTING, SIGN WRITING. IIOUSK DKCORATIXG. AN I> I P.VPICR HAXGIXG. .-4. Main ^trcet, Cohuna. i;sTi.M.\T!!s oivkn. I liave taken over the Coachpamtini, department of Hall's Cotmiw Coacli :lmjldtu.ii l»usiness, ami all orders ill .trusted to hint will receive prompt and careful attention. Cooke Brothers, M A C O R X A , Agents for all descriptions of .farm machinery. "Beenie" horse and cattle rugs. Send for cata logues. Blackstone Xew Way Oil .Engines. ALSTOXS' WIXDMILLS. . Apply, Cooke Bros., Marcorn...
GANNAWARRA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
GANNAWARRA. News has just been received here of the death of Mr James Lennan, one of the most widely-known of the pioneer residents of the Ganna warra district, who passed away in Bendigo on Wednesday evening, where he has been residing since his retirement from farming pur suits. The deceased leaves a grown-up family, all of whom are well and favorably known in the Cohuna district. They include, besides a son, Mrs. Richard Tre size, Mrs. J. O'Connor (Kerang), and two unmarried daughters.
PATHO. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 10 April 1914
PATHO. It is reported that Mr O. Bald win, of the Torrumbarry Hotel, has been successful in securing 800 acres of the Wyalong ballot, N.S.W. The Minister of Public Health has made a grant of L25 towards refencing the Torrumbarry-Patho Cemetery, the fence of which was destroyed last December by fire. The grant is made on condition that fencing to the value of L50 is erected by the end of June. The The trustees are taking steps to do the work and raise the local portion of the amount.