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FIVE MILES' SWIM AT PERTH. WON BY 13-YEAR-OLD GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
FIVE MILES' SWIM AT PEHRTII. WON BY 13-YEARI-OLD OGIRrL. 'heo third annual swim through Perth frani Applecrcoss, a distance of nearly t?'e miles, was competed for Iby a large number in finea weather on Saturdy aftern:oon. Thirce gir's compled,; two finishling, while a third gsve up througlh cramp a mile from hom2. The win ner was Alice Harburn, agedl thirtren, who had 55' minutes' start,. rand won by half a mile, the aswimming time being 2 h. 27 nidn. WI Reid, of Coo'ga:d'. (1! min. handical,), took e. ond prize and the special for fastest iine (2 h. ;3 mnil). --fiss EnidJ Ewart (3i min. sta-t) was third, lher time being 2 h. 27 min. Th:.e Gorer nor, Sir IIHenry Barren, presented the cup to the WiHller. At Nn Sonth Wales Amateslr - Swimming .Cwmoatirn's "i c nidal o:s turday, tlh 1C4 Yards State Championmhip Race w'as won by A. V. I?,1 i- Thle .omper trs wim-'--W. laorg. worth (loider of the title), A. WV. Barry, Ilr Board?lman, F. Culnmming, R. O. Page, L. Solo'. Inons and T'. Jone...
NEW SOUTH WALES CHAMPIONSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
NEW? SOUTII WALES CHAMI.IONSII:P. At Sdmny, : l contest f'r the oze mile swimu ming chanmpionship of New Soulth Wales took place at -the Domain baths oun Mfonlday night, with the following result: .\VL Longworth, Iloso Bay, 1; S.. Smi.th. Ramnd wick anml Coogee, 2; T. Adcrin, Manly, 3. The hold-er led thlroughout and ?won easily by 75 yards. Time, 'c5i-min. 0 sec:
CyCLInG CYCLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
OYCLIINC NOTE~S BY TANGENT. r. A.. Pearson, the well-known New South Wales : long distance road rider, anl holder of the Sydney .Mebourne road record iof 40 hours, is r great *teliever in the three-spccl gear. Pearson con siderds it the greatest cycling invention since the hi d? ent of the Dunlop pneumatic tyre in lSS. In hisi:grSat ride from Sydney to Melbourne, Pearson : rcle every hill, and everyone who has travelled. :ire overland route knows what that means. What * surpricses this ngreat road rider, and also many :other prominlent road men, is that the variable psieed has not caught on in this country to lhe xctent it sihouhl. Pearson thinks that the trouble .is that most riders who have tried them have not .learin how to use them properly and to the best :ds,'antage. There is too nmuch-tendency to switch into tilh'lowcst gear as soon as an up gralde is seen, and then pedal oneself right out, trying to min??liitai1 the same pace as has been obtained iswitl-tlie :inormnal gear, ...
MAIZ[?] VARIETIES.I GRAIN AND FODDER. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
MAZrEl VARIETIES.I GRAIN AND FODDER, As a guide t:o buyers of maize for seed. ,lessrs. F. II. Brunning submit the fol lowing .notes:-Boopne County Special: White needed. variety of exceptional merit. producing a larger cob in both eircumfer ence and length than any other white maize, Early Learning: Good early variet.y, suitable for both fodder and grain. Eairly Pride of the North: Ea.rly variety for warm districts. Early Red Hogan: For early green fodder, red graincd varictylv. Early Yello;v Dent: Splendid all round, eairl, ihard variety. Funk.'s Yellow Dent: The iesult, have iroved this viriety to be more suitable for grain tLhan for fodder. -Iiclkory' King: Lare clean bold white secded dcnt, entirely disbtineL ir the cob troi f any other variety. James's Eclipse: Exceptionally good .fodder variety, sweet and succulent. Also ngixes exceptionallv heavy grain yields, especially suited to dis tri'ts iavin.ili;hlt or loamy .soils. One of the broadestJeaxed varieties grown. It is c1uic...
MOTORS AND MOTORING. MOTOR CYCLING. THE SYDNEY TO MELBOURNE RELIABILITY CONTEST. TWENTY-THREE FINISH WITHOUT LOSS OF POINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
MOTORS AND -IIOTORINC. , . TEY I ,. .STEERING COLUN . - MOTOR CYCLINC. THily SYDNEY TO MELBOURNE RELT 'IL1TY CONTEST. 'f.?FNTY-T-I. EE FINISH WITHOU-T LO S- O" : 'fe Continental iolor Cycle. Reliability Con test, shii started from th' Sydney G.P.O. on 2tli December, and fini-led at Coburg, 'ic tcria, on New Year's Day, atraeted the greatest enlry for a contest of this de cription yet held "in A*stralasia. EFghty nomina.ions were re: ceived, and sixty-four faced the starter. The price money, which was preentedl by the C ontinental Tyre Company, totalled £100. onpetitors lo t one poant for each minute late at cntrola, or for each miuute over five minutes early ar t ecntrols. I aih competitar ccmi?u1tin'f the ourse Witho:st It 'osn: g points in atcordan c with the foregoing con di t.iolls will receive a heliability gold meld.i The ompetitor who loses no points, or the leacI .muei of poitts, wins the first priza iii the eon test--a ,o:tor eyele, value 03, to be ehosn I i.y the win!er-ai...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
[From the "Gazette" of 7th January.1 BEAUFORT.--Bay marc, black poilts, blaz& on lace, collaur marked, near side hip dlisplcedl. IRed iheifer, white oi face lnd belly, lile )--( near ribs. To be sold 31st January. If. Noran.n; BERIWICK.-Yellow Jersey cow, springer, no visible brand. Ied yearling lheifer, wlite be'ly, no visible brand. Jcrscy lhelfer, piece out tlo off' ear, like WBI (upside down) milking rump. Black and wh'te heifer, piece out top off car, lifkel WB (upside down) milking rump. To lbe sold 30th January. A. Challk. BI":VERIDCGE.-Strawberry cow, bald , face, no .isible brand. To be .sold .28th Janury. 1.. Thane. CAMPERDOWN.-Two red and while steers, about 18 months ol, so vL-ible brand. TE be sold 3rd February. J. Little. COBTRCG.-lay gelding, stur, like JII (coi joined) near shoulder. To be sild ;!lst- Jaim .iry. . G. lyde. KATA.MArATITE.-Black gelding, four years old, upstanding back, like G neair shoulder. To bu sold WOth January. J. (:. Bradstrleet. KILMORE...
ORCHARD, VINEYARD & GARDEN. ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
4)I N~~4h ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENCE., Disappointed, Lillydale.-?Runmcrs of strawberries h]lould ,ilwavs be taken from fruit-bearing plants, because barren plants are apt to reproduce their bind. They may not be barren always, but intermittent beanring is decidedly objectionable. There i; a danger that you will lose time by allowing the non-fruitful 'plants (old and young) to remain, thercfore it probably is the better ]policy to cut them out and replace thcrv with good runners from fruit-bearing parent plants. The best runners are obtained from one and two year old plants, nad are those that are produced early in tthe season.
SHOWS TO COME. MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
SHOWS TO COME. '* MARCH. Wandin )!striot Horticultural Society .... 12 onmerville Horticultural and Agricultural As Fociation ....................... 8 SDiamond Creek Horticultural Society .... .. 19 Pal?(cnham and District Fruit and TIorticultu ral Society .. .. 2.. .. .. ..** ** ** APRIL. 'roynl Horticultural Society of Victoril .. .22-23 T.yabb and Hastings Fruit Growers' Association 'rd tind 4th.
MALLEE IN NEW SOUTH WALES. THREE MILLION ACRES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
- MAaEE IN NEW SOUTl WALERS TH~R~ EE'-. MlIIO.. o;N: ACR S. ' Victoria is /not the: only State that. can claim -to include -mallee cotmtry--country treated with contlmpt at osep.time, :but:now. recognised as ideal wilheat land. In N??w South:Wales, .'since tlh e.. rush of-? -wheat grow?rers to nev coiuntry in the: -Riverina districts, settlement is pushing westwlard, and this mov-ment is; briging landseekers into contact with wide stretd'es of mallee land. :In -a rcporl; just published .-the western lands commissioners of New South Wales submit the follow-ing statement: - Nincey;two per cent. of the lands in the wes Iernrdivision are held unider Wes-tern Land Act tenures, ,and 44 per cent., including 2,03 ,P28 acres of .liinated lands and lauds in course of daliena ,ibi,~ are held uinder the L'rown Lands Acts. The bfl~iace consists of hbout 1,50o,000 acre of ua .oCcupidd lands and lands held under .. temporary o.upation1-under the cultrol of the ..commis sioncrs-and about 1,2O0,000 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
£2 A YEAR PER, COOW "iORE IS YOUR INCO1ME SBY USING A -1913,: MODEL "ALFA-LAVAL" cREAM SEPARATOR. The income from .your ldairy iherd will show a w\on'1rful icicase.. ']irylien who have replacd - thelir:' old nchines wvithi' ,'ALFrAS".'' are euriung. subsltntial profi±| ever and aligre.'?hat ,tiiy obJLined when tilbiu?R. separator of aiQthler ruike. We guarantee the superiority of the "ALFA,' and will send it .on trial against any would-tie com petitor. ALLOWANCES MADE FOR OLD ,"":: :MACHINES.. .6 B urtTan e andt 'MSelo rty. Ltd. 686 Boiurke-street, Melbourne. p.4 .4..1M1 SORDEU ECARLY. UUSTO WERS' OWN BAGS EILLED. V ON SANDE aoDN& CO.III L.LIAM S. MEL OLIRNE T~HE DIPINGb~~~ AVt3. .Tlids Act Lhas novw been amerided, making it com-, pulsory. for all owners of sheep .to have them dipped within 00 days after shearing. To avdlU trouble, loss of money and time, owners lhoult see that their sheep are dipped in a reliable pre paration lilie LIfTLE'S 'POWDER or FLUID DIP. Tlhie cets-...
PREVENTING SOIL WASHING AWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
*PREVENTINC bOIL WASi WNC AWAY. Many creeks and rivers are so destructive during flood time that a -really effective hbreak, sulch as-that ot w'hich we give two: illustrations, s hould prove of aluce. In -this district he -Wai-iti,. which has a con Eiderable fall ?i!ong the whole of its course,' Writes a correspondent of the "New Zealand 1armer;" has carried iaway hundreds of aeres during the past.'.:5 years. ..All sorts of breaks .have been tr'ed and found wanting, being in :.many cases s?eou: ed out, and in lhot; a few doing more hautm th?ln good( . Hl'owe?Cr,: i nppeiar. thai; a bre..k, vhlimch is both cle'octiie. allud. extrenmely cihep..ha. bcen tried with .succesg. ti'he iitiaoduc-tion of it into.li!s district is due to Mir. Titomas :Cole, who, it is eaid, noticed the good work being done by the atructuie in such rapid streams as the.3 atai hataika, a tributary.of the Buller. - Some strong saplings being procured, three are taken to form a triasgnular support. Two are takenl a...
BRACKISH WATER. SUITABLE FOR LIVE STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
BRACKISIH WATER. SUITABLE FOR LIVE STOCK. hl'le South Australian Advisory Board of. Agriculture is procuring samples of brackish water for analsis from. farmers situ~ated in outlying and northern districts, w;herc Ithe supplies of fresl water are scarce. This action was the outcome of ai suggestion from ti:he agricultural chemist at Rloseworthy College (Mr. J. IL Phil: lip:)." The principal (Professoi Per.1in) t hen forwarded a minute to the Director, of Agricult'i;ure (Professbr Lowric), ~uggesting thatl the co-operation of the various brainches of the South Australian Agrictil tuiral Breau,.paiticuhiary those in the drierl areas, should be sought with a view to obtaining samples' of wltter used for stock purposes for the purpose of ascer .taIning the qiuarntity of dissolved sallt that nimht be coutaijied iri water ~shitable for stock In communnicating witli the Advis. Iory Board of. Agriculturie &x. the s6ibject," I'rofessor Lowrie remnarkedli I consider this a good. sugge...
HORTICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
HORTICULTURAL NOTES. Growers of canning fruits are likely to reaep a rich harvest this year. Apricots, -of which there is a hneavy crop, have been contracted for at £10 a ton, and cling peaches at £12.. One grower has sold 200 tons of apricots at the abovementioned 3ricec, and the larges't peach grower m the Gou!bxtrn Valley has signed contracts for 300 tons of pecaches at £12. Canning pears are in short supply as compalred with last year, and the factory price is Ihigher; rang ing from Id. to l1d. Der lb. N*otwithstanding 'the favorable contracts Apricot grwers hlave .Ibeen able to make, thile market value of all but first class fruit 'was low last week, some large. lines hav ing bech sold at 2/6 per case, or less, while sound fruit was selling in thie streets at 2d., and even 1ld.' per lb Owing to the heavy crop the proportion of small apri cots is greater than usual, anl anything 'well above thire a'erage is in demand for the better clasas trade at good prices. At the beginning- ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
HILDAMERE ;9. _. . WINTER-FLOWERING A SSPENCER SWEET PEAS. Pgy Speccial Attention to a full sowing or our proved strain of this Winter F'lowering type, the RI(;IIT Sweet Pas. Sow now. l.ovecly Jljjbride (Spencer's), 1/t pkt.; "Yarriawa," Spencer's, pink, ]/ I)kt.; also few "Nice," Stocks, magnifleen!t, 1/ pkt; New Pansies, novelties, 1/ and 1/0 pkt., 3cw Cinerari'. novelties, 1/ pkt. ,1IILDAMERIE NURSERY CO., ' Seed and Plant Merchlanti, 27 CcGeorge-strcct, SYDSNEY, N.S.YW\, I, A, ' MUe rA~cN ;f1. .,- ·~2· \C I~li ~,.. " ' ~e~Ek~~a~p~e~u "' ~p~fP"cr~..:i *:·\ ·s~dtrs~.: '' r:~ '. lur~;pr~i~N~J~·uurarl.
LAwnTEnnIS PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENTS. PRIZE WINNERS FOR 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
DY DEUCE. PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENTS. PRTZE' WINNERS FOR 1014. The three provincial -tournaments, held. at Ce' long, llemwilmo aend Yarrawonga last year, were well petronised by metropolitan players, and thi standard or play in country districts was rai's~ed conidelratly by the opportunity afforded to local men to test thenr efficiency .against prov ed cham= pions like .A: W. )unlop, R. R'Werthhim, Miss Watson ansd Mi s W'estmorelanl. Tlie Lason Tennis Association of Victoria has not been able to emnu ]ate tthme New South W'ales Association in holding annually what is called a. "country week" in the metropolis. This gathering in· Sydney has deve -]oped into quite an important fixture. No feeser than twenty-three- towns are "represented at this year's tourney, and large centres l.ke Armnidale, Barraba, Duboo and Tenterficld have nonunated two teams. For the Country Players' Singles Champion-icp, 55 playcrs have entered, vhliile l1 pairs are competing for the Doubles Chamnpion ship event....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
I Our Selection of Tackle This Season is.. Exceptionally Good, and Worth3 the Attention of teii Most Critical. We give a Few Lines BI ow: Special. English Cane Built Steel Centre. Trout Rods. Agate Fish Ring and Tips, Bridge Rings, Cork Grip .... 4 10/. Built Cane Rods, very best quality, English ..... .. 45/ to 65/. Greenheart Rods, bream or fly, 9E ft. to 10 aft. ..12/6,. 15/, 00/ to 45/. Schnapper Rods, 7 ftc. to 8 ft. .. .. .... . .. . .. .. I1 /6 to 35/. Breatm Rods, from 5/6; and many others too numesous to mention. Call in and inspect our large assort ment. GHAMBERS &SEYMOUR, "Where Eevrything ls Good." 274 FLINDE RSST MELB. Op. Railway Station. OUR NEW ILLUSTRATED FIS1IN~ UATA1O~1JE NOW UEADY. POSTED FltUE. SFGO.TS ANID CYCLE STOR~E ii0 SWAN.STON-STRtE'T, I ELBOURNK
NEW ZEALAND CHAMPIONSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
NEW ZEALAND CHAMPIONSHIP. A new name vwas added to the list of New Zealacnd chamnpions in 'W. Wallace, of Taraiial:l, who was successful fn botlh the Sihgcis "and Dohbles e';ents at the annual meeting held at Auckland I?a.t wek. The ex-University Mel bourne Ip:ayer, A . B. ['Cuthclon, who is prie tiaing as-a ldoctor at Christchurch, was. rniner up with I. Abbtt in the contests for the Doubles Chatmpionship. "G. Ot!ivikr, the holdelr of the Singles Chalmpioinhip, was suffering fro:; a straiiedl back. The resiults of the d:ciding matches thit de termined the holders of the various chimp.on ships for thb ..vcar were:- SINGLES CIHAMPIONSlIP. Fi Il VWallace be at Dickie, --'7. .-2, C-2. DOUBTLES CI.431MP1IONSHI[P. Final. SWallace and Di)ckie heat?-A bbott and M'Cuit cheon,. -3, 6--1, 6-o0. LADIES' SLNGLES CItMPIONSlHIP. S Final. Miss Gray beat Miss Bair, 6--1, -G. LADIES' DOUBLES CHIAMPIONSHIIP. Final. -lise7 s Gray and Baird beat Mrs. Scott-Watson and 3Mis IBarstaw, o--3, 6-2. MIXED DOU...
AMERICA AS A MARKET FOR AUSTRALIAN FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
AMERICA AS A IIMARKET FOR AUSTRAL[AN FRUIT. - In discussing the trade developments likely to result from the opening of the Panama Canal and the lowering of the American tariff, a gentleman who has re cently returned from that country, ex presses the opinion that there will be an opening, among other things, for Austral ian finuit. Victoria should endeavor to get a share of this business, as there is a press ing necessityv for new maikets in view of our closer settlemunt policy and the large additional areas that are being put under fruit production. Quite recently small shipments of fresh fruit were placed on the market in a western State and realised prices that were startling to our producers. .lhis did not arise from any marked superiority in the qualihty of the fruit, although in this re .spect Australia and Victoria cuan hold their own with any part of the world, but from the fact that the Australian production is at the reverse season of the year to that of America. In this w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 10 January 1914
You Millxcel it tw lackets Our Rackets will Inspirei you / t n.ow enthusiasm. Anew Rac ket ifor tre New Year tieans new~ score. 'It Is faucinatng to play INSPECT THESE. Af I0(JS "'Special," 13 oz.,: 3/. "AlP~1itALA' Special, 'specially : ecomi -' USJTRAL,'' 2t/. " U .. .W, 21/., 'eflIPTON,':'17io. - 1 .IAL 12/6. : JSLAZENGER'S. . :Doherty, 376: .G.., 2/ Centrjet, 25;Rcns1taw, 1516. S.N.D., 42/; Clhampionl, 25/; Handicap, 17/6o "'kocketo .Our rRa'tkets wilt inspire you". - "FOR ALL SPORTING GOODS, ' wlt5.n15 Elizabeth-ssm Anw Rac .NSrELBOURT [E. SL4ZTIAZE S'S -' Rl2NSILAW ..................15/6 DEMON ....... .............21/ ~'t\U:?!?L~'~~.4lE : :Sipeda], "'s~pecially , teco ml- , '"PASTIM?, ./. .. . ..21 cu, I;IlEw TY. . 7/6 AYERS S.i N.Dft .....,. . . ....... ' -42/ II1[OSMANNS' (guarantced by us), ...... .... .... .•.. .. 10/ . . to 10/ nohler~?;. ' 3Tit6: E.G.ML.i 3?6; "C&t?;,qeet; "! 25/; Rensl:: w, 15!6. " - " t[ IS.NsD. pe; Ctapion, Invited. adica, 1716. Numeroh?~ ·oth...