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ABOUT THE HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
ABOUT THE HORSE. The, .\ti)aL N.tiolI Stutd Dioo, .ol. 1. ha bhen putblishei in A;r, :ea, :tnh Sir Wa':lter Gilbey has wr:t ten !i,' pr'f.tc: ill vhich hle states lat up ti thi. present time more than 1)00 disticllt works. in various lan guage.s, have been devoted to the horse, and among these are nearly ninety in Ar.abic and Persian, which are spcialIly devoted to the Arab breetd. The history of the horse shows ;that there have been two distinct types in Britain since the time of Julius Caesar. This breed of horse was the anxious care of Parliament from a date prior to the time of King John; and Ir: is noted that the weight a riding horse of this type had to bear, with its .nail-clad rider and the plate armor .with which it was protected, might be upwards of 4cw't, or 32 s~tone.
WOMEN'S WORLD. THE GENTLE GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
WOMEN'S WORLD. THE GETLE GIRL. The gentle girl in a home may neo a beeautilul, may not be well educated lot bh miis ictl or an artist, or "cliser in any way, but wherever she in,.es ;ie leave., a benediction. Her si et iatieilce is never disturbed by !. iharp words tilat fall about her. . :· hiiidreil lose her because she ne.. I .wis ,f them. She helps them wHi·t i ir lessonrs, listens to their frets an.l sir-ries, urends their broken toys, miakes dolls' dresses, straightens out the tangles, and settles their little tua:rrels, and finds time to play with tilhem. When there is sickness in the Imilie she is the angel of comfort. Her :.tce is always bright with the outshin ing of lov-e. Her voice has music in it as it falls in cheerful tenderness on the sufferer's ear. Her hands are won zrouills gentle as their soothing touch rests on the aching head, or they min ister in countless ways about the bed oi pain.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
PROFE3SIONAL NURSES USE CLEMENTS TONI Cf THEY DECLARE IT TO BE TIHE ONE MEDICIN.E THAT GIVES NEW VITALITY AND LIFE. 9 Utdleo Stret. I Pzrtlz. 24 5. 12. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "As a nurse I have rc:n Clements Tonic do so much good amongst my patients, it is my duty to state these facts. I have prescribed it often and in every case it soothes the patient, it gives refreshing sleep, creates a desire for food, and IT HELPS THE FOOD TO DIGEST. The patients become bright and cheerful after its use. As a health restorer I say Clements Tonic HAS NO EQUAL. (Signed) NURSE LINNDEBERG." The Rev. J. HOSKINC. DD.D. Minis terofthe Co~igregationa Mhision Church, Fitzroy, Melbourne. writes :- " I tffered from Nervous Prostra tion, Inasomnia, and Nervoas Head achres. O.ne botle of CLEMENTS TONIC put me right, and wasoo worth its weight in gold." D L A "here ar· ietrers that rever man annl *,.rna:; ] .,and.l,l Au?,raliln LI¢o,·,! nll nrice I;eT.rie I-,rmnchltoh. It keepo dioeae ..;o S--Flny, Liver.cit SO...
An Interrogation Point. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
An Interrogation Point. ,new flagman, the first week of his job, was much exercised ont account of tihe delay of the "Green Bullet" (the -mile-a-minute flyer). Finally, forty minutes late, the "Green Bullet" came tearing along at e!ighty miles an hour. Thie flagman rushed out with a red 'lag. rThe "Green Bullet" stopped with a grinding of brakes aid a tearing up or ties and road hed. The engine driver leapt down excitedly, and the n~w flagman said: "Ycr late. What kept ye?"'
CARE OF YOUNG TREES. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
CARE OF YOUNG TREES. The care of the young trees at this season of the vear is one of the mcst important of orchard operations. Many trees have been planted out lu:' ing the past season. Whatever care and attention are given to the young trees "will be amply repaid to the grower in after years, owing to the vigor, sturdiness, and other qualitesi thus imparted to them. It ia a mis take to plant a: young orchard, and,. after cutting back the trees, to leg.,e, them practically to their own levices,. other than following the usual meth ods of soil cultivation. The trees, after the early esummer cultivation and cleaning of the soil,. should be mulched with straw, gr.,ss. or leafage of some description. I'hi mulching should not be crowded round the stem, its object being main ly to create moist ana cool soil con ditions, and to encourage a free root system. The mulch material should be occasionally stirred, and no weed or grass growth should be permitted to accumulate amongst it.' Where m...
Proved by the Proprietor. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
Proved by the Proprietor. Stranger (in a.strange restaurant): Look here, waiter, I can't eat this stuff. Take it 'back and, bring me something decent. Walter: Sorry, but that's the best we can do. Stranger: It Is, eh? Iii show you. VWhere's the proprietor? Waiter: Gone out to lunch. C'The doctor says I must stop smoking. One lung is nearly gone." "Oh, dear, John. Can't you hold out until we get enough coupons for that i dining-room rug?" "Caseell's Magazine of Fiction" and general literature for March is an ex: cellent number. The names of the au thors will ensure it a hearty welcome, for this month IlT. G. Wells contributes and article, and Olive Wadsley. Wal ter Wood, Captain Shaw, Andrew' Soutar, and a host of other writers send stories. Humor, illustrations, feminine pages, and a long complete novel add further attractions.
The Retort Courteous. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
The Retort Courteous One day a learned professor w?as accosted by a very dirty little boot black: "Shine your shoes, sir?" The professor was impressedl by the filthiness of the boy's face. "I don't want a shine, my lad." said he, "but if you'll go and wash your. face I'll give you a six?nace." "A'richt, sir," was the lad's reply. as he went over to a neighboring fountain and made his ablutions. Re turning, he held out his hand for the money. "Well, my lad," said the professor, S"yoa have earned your sixpence. Here it fis" "I dinna want it, auld chap." return ed the boy, with a lordly air. "Ye keep it and get yer hair cut."
HOW TO BE BEAUTIFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
HOW TO BE BEAUTIFUL. The man. or woman, who wants to be as good-looking as nature will per mit is given a few practical hints in the "Family Doctor": Don't eat your meals quickly; this causes indigestion and a red nose. Don't worry; other people's troubles are quite as bad as yours. Don't forget that a penny spent on fruit does more good than a shilling on bans or sweets. Don't walk five miles one day and stay at home all the next Don't read till midnight: one hour's sleep before twelve is worth five afterwards. Don't shut your bedroom window; fresh air is necessary for health. Don't expect physics and tonics to keep you well it you neglect the laws of health and hygiene.
THE FLY IN THE DAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
THE FLY IN THE DAIRY. As an Intance of the numbera of bacteria the common fly can carry. the following figulres given by Pro fessor Easton may be cited: - Hie caught 100 flies in a kitchen. put them in a pint of sterilised water and rinsed them about, and then examined the water, and found that he had mr?is ed such a number of bacteria off that each fly averaged over 300,000. ire next caught a similar nulmber In tbm cow barn, and they averaged over 800,000 each, another 100 in the pig -pen, and they averaged over 1,000,000 each. It may be said that when one goes into a factory or house and flnds many flies, one is immediately justi fied in condemning the sanitary sulr rcundings of such premises. One can appreciate the fact that in factories where flies abound it is next to im poslsible to keep them out of the milk, and the seeding of the milk by the bacteria which they carry must be very appreciable. The evil deeds of the fly need emphasising, as too many of us seem to think the fly...
THE FOLLY OF FRETTING. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
THE FOLLY OF FRETTING. Don't worry yourself. It won't do any good, and you'll make yourself a nuisance to all your friends. Worry wears more than work, and you begin to look miserable and can't eat more than one plateful at dinner, and you have pains in your head and can't steep., Suppose you try and find the bright side, or try to make or do any thing but stare and talk nihut lee blackness. Nobody ever dil' any good| yet by what country folks Lall "srlff ing and stewing," which maits tkeep ing one's mind in worriment and a:gi tation, and wondering whether this thing will come right or tlhat thing tail. Go straight ahead in the even tenor of your way, and prob'ably you 'will get along better than any amn'j'tl of fretting would allom ;oe. 'lake things quietly. Don't be too Imuch up set or agitated about anything. Do you know that five minutes of high exyeftement takes as much out of a pereon as five haurs' hard .ot k. andt ten minutes' deep grief w'll often make one downright ill. St...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
STATE SAVINGS BANK OF VICTORIA grants LOANS ON EASY TERMS. up to three fifths of valuation. - ON BROAD ACRES ............ ..... ..... £2000 to £25000 ON TOWN PROPERTIES ................... £500 to £25000 for a term of 3 or 5 years with optfon of paying off a portion on any pay day. Interest 5 per cent. CREDIT FONCIER LOANS up to two thirds of valuation. ON FARMS ............................ £50 to £2000. Repayable by Instalments spread over 30 years, with interest at 5 per cent. Security may be either Freehold, or Crown Leasehold that could be made Freehold at any time on payment of the balance of Crown Rents. Loans may be granted for the pullrpose of pllrchaing the land taken as security, or paying off existing liabilities thereon, paying Crown Rente, Improving, developing, or carrying on the farm, purchasing stock, machinery, etc. ON COTTAGES, VILLAS andl SHOPS ........... £50 to 1o0)0. Repayable by Instalments sprea'l over 13% years, with Interest at 5 per cent. No Charge for Mor...
LEILA AND HER LOVER Published by Arrangement with Ward, ck and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VII. Two Women. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
LEILA AND HER LOVER By MAX PEMBERTON. P'lblished by Arrangement with Ward, ck and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VII. Two Women. LeIla awoke at Desdy's touch in a spacious 'bedroom with wide embat tled windows looking out upon the Firth of Forth. "Lally," he cried, "why do you not get up--thile clock had struck a lot of times. Aren't you going to get up to-day, Lally?" She stirred from a heavy sleep and sat up to look about her. The win dows were curtained, and out faint rays of the undimmed sunshine fell upon the gloomy tapestries of the high walls or the ancient gloomy tap estries of the high vwalls or the an cient hangings of the four-poster bed in which they had slept. Desdy was quite wide-awake and impatient of the night. She listened, and heard no other sound but that of the waves beating upon the distant shore. "Oh. Desdy," she exclaimed, "how you frightened me!" And then, "Have you been awake long? Did any one call us?" He said that he had Sonly just ...
CABBAGE FOR DAIRY COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
CABBAGE FOR DAIRY COWS. The value of the cabbage as a feed for dairy cows is fairly generally known. It is a succulent feed, is highly relished by cows, is an ex cellent milk producer, and is rich in protein. But whilst its value is ran Used, many dairy farmers have a rooted obectfon to it on accountl of its liability to impart an undesiralble flavor to milk and butter. This ques tion is dealt with by a writer in a recent Issue of "Hoard's Dairyman." After observing that the only objec tion to feeding cabbage to milch cows Is the flavor imparted to the milk. he proceeds to point out that, when fed under certain conditions., this objectionable feature can be avoided. One of the first precautions to observe is to keep the cabbage away from the shed at milking time. Milk absorbs odors very quickly indeed, and if the cabbage odors are near the milk it will be tainted. An other precaution .to observe is not to feed the cows just b~nfore milking: any high-flavored feed, in fact-tur nips f...
MORE INTEREST IN GOOD COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
MORE INTEREST IN GOOD COWS. The experience already gained in places where associations have been crganlsed shows that with the weed ing out of the unprofitable cows comes an interest In better cows and in the greater care of the cows. There is a tendency to make greater discrimination in price between good and poor animals. The introduction of better cows per medium of the testing procer; creates a desire for more of them. Thus a larger number of cows n ith high yielding capacity reduces the cost of collecting milk and cre.arn mi a given territory. The increased interest In lairhyjig stimulates an interest in pure-bred stock. Instances are given ahiebr,: tltr ing the first year's existen. of,[ a dairy-testing association only one n-.,n owned a pure-bred dairy bull; twentv two such bulls were found a'monmm tihe herds the following year. WVhiie no pure-bred cows at all we"e owned the first year, twenty-one were bought during the second year. This ii ter'st steadily increased, and duri...
DAIRYING. COWS AND FERTILITY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
DAIYINGO. COWS AND FERTILITY. On all pastures where cows and young stock have been grazed rfor many years without special means being taken to restore the lo)s. of phosphates; on all pastures abound ing In coarse grass and weeds on damp, rushy grounda, and on clay land pastures, an application of 5 cwt. per acra will be found to p.o" duco satisfactory result during the first and subsequent seasons. Th, remarkable appearance of clover which follows closely upon such anl application is only to be accounted for by the stimulus which phospha;le and calcIlc manures glve, to this ciass of plants. White clover thr:ws out suckers and is of a creepic? nattr. from 'which it derives it, botanicai name of repens. That the plant e'-I isted in a weak and .par:e condition previously cannot bhe \loute.d, but a dres*ing or phosphate of lime causcs an unwontedl developmneat antd v!gr ous growth of bot? a ?', t clo41.r a'nl other leguminous plants.
SELECTING THE MILK COW. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
SELECTING THE MILK COW. Nearly every good milk cow pos sesses certain points of conformation which indicate her milking qualities. The first important point is that she shall show a lean or bony form, with a sharp prominent backbone, ribs wide apart, sharp withers and incurv ing thighs. This indicates "dairy temperament," or, in other words, that she will turn her feed into milk instead of beef. Next she will have a long, deep bar rel, well sprnng ribs, broad muzzle, and a strong Jaw, these points Indica' ing capacity for consuming larger amounts of feed. Third, she will show a hardy con stitution, which is indicated by a large heart girth, a deep chest, large open nostrils, and a large wind pipe and lung capacity. Fourth, a good dairy cow should have an udder of good size running well forward and hung up well be hind. - The region of the pelvis or the hips is wide, as is also the space he tween the thighs as viewed from be bind, giving ample room for a large udder. A large udder Is...
World's Wool Production. LATEST OFFICIAL RETURNS AND ESTIMATES. NORTH AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 1 April 1914
World's Wool Production. ---+-- LATI'EST O"FICIAI, RIE'I'UIRNS AND ESTIMATES. NOIT'II AMERICA. Country. Lbs. United States ......... :,1.02,:'3.11)00 British Prors. ........... .1,'TrO, 000 Mlexicro .................. 7,000,000 Central .America and Weast Indies ......... 1,000,00() 321,55.3,400 SOUTH AMEltlCA. Argentina ............... 36A,151,500 Brazil .............. ....... 1,130,1- 00 Chile ...... . "... ........ 7;',,74.5,0O90 Perll,....., ... ... ... ... ... .n,!)l0,000 Falklands .......... 4.:24,000 IUruguay ... ......... ..- 8.:132,:75 All other S. America ... 5,000,000 554,622,955 ASIA. BIritish India ...6.... .-... 60,000,000) China ...................... -0 ,000.00 Ruttssia (Asiatic) ....... 6O,100,0400 'lurkey (Asiatic) ... .... 90,000,000 Persia ........... .... 90,000,000 All other Asia .... ... 1,000,000 273,146,000 EUROPE. L'United Kingdom ...... 142,877,011 Austria Hungary ...... 41.600,000 France ..... ... . ... 78,000,000) Germany ,., . . .. 25,600,000 Spairn .......