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Bridge at Merriganowry. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Bridge at Merriganowry. Mr, Waddell lias courteously for warded us the following official com munication from the Works Department for publication .-Sir,-^Referring to .your communication of 7th November regarding the proposod bridge over the Lachlan River at JMorriganowry, I have to inform you that Waugoola Shire Council "has bsen notified that the Minister is prepared to construct a bridge at the site selected by their En gineer and this Department's Officer, near the Falls, provided the Council take the necessary steps for tho pro vision and construction of the approach roads. The Department iB now waiting a roply to this communication.-I havo the houor to be, Sir, your obedient Bevant, W. J. Hanna, Under Secretary. The foregoing is dated February 7tb, three months after the receipt of Mr. Waddell's letter to the department.
An Appreciation. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
An Appreciation. Immediately the Philharmonic Society had concluded its-practica on Wednes day evening the Rev. D. D. Hunter said it waB well known by the members that in losing Mr. Beg. Campbell, their hon.' treas., the Society had lost one of its mainstays, and he considered it en cumbent on them to show in Bome small way that thoy appreciated these services It was then decided to for ward some small token to be decided upon at a later date. The energetic lion. Bee., Mr. K. Howell, has the matter in hand, and those, desirous of con tributing should communicate with him immediately.
THE HONEY SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
THE HONEY SEASON. The amateur bee-keeper is generally too anxious to gather the season's stock of honey. In his haste he takes off a super and removes it a short distance from the hives, fondly imagining that it will be safe whilst he removes one from another hive. To his great surprise, on his return there is a perfect hub bub, bees from far and near have scented the sweets and are helping themselves. Splendid sections have been made of second or even third rate quality , through this. ? The bees have perforated the cappings, and from these holes honey escapes, and the sec tions are said "to weep." If a board the size of the brood chamber be used, arid this fitted with a Porter bee escape in the centre, no trouble will be ex perienced and perfect sections will be the result. Place this board below the rack to be removed the previous even ing, and next morning not a single bee | will be left in it.
BEEKEEPER. THE QUEEN BEE. REMARKABLE FERTILITY. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
I BEEKEEPER.. THE QUEEN BEE. REMARKABLE FERTILITY. Referring to the fertility of the queen bee, Mr W. Abram, the New South; "Wales beekeeper, states that in Winter, when the bees leave off work ing, the queen stops laying eggs. As some bees die daily during that time the. hives are weak in number in early Spring. With the advent of warmer weather breeding commences again, and the queen will lay 100 or 200 eggs per day, gradually increasing the num ber, and by the end of August 600 or more eggs are laid'every day. .Atj now the young bees begin to hatch, the queen's laying capacity extends, and she lays more than 1000 eggs a day. The old bees from last Autumn die in ?Spring, but young ones in larger num ber take their place, and thus the hive gets stronger. The queen has by this time almost reached the maximum of her laying capacity. About 35,000 eggs have been laid in 20 days, or 1750 per day, and these brood cells cover 700 square inches of comb. If circum stances favor the queen sh...
SMUT IN MILLET. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
SMU'lV IN MIIJTJET. - During tho past year a fungus dis ease" of millet appeared at various places in Iowa, United States. The bo tanical" section of the Iowa experiment station found, upon investigation, that :the .disease was millet, smut, a trouble very common in the millet growing sec tions of Europe. It was probably, im ported into America in seed brought from Germany. _ Prof." Pummel found that the disease can bo prevented by soaking the seed for two hours in a solution of one pound of Vormalin to 15 gallons of water. The weakling, the bad tlirlvor, the narrow-chested beast, should never be allowed to sire any offspring. . Nothing is of greater importance to a dairy herd than the choice of sires.
UTILISATION OF FERTILISERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
UTILISATION OF i^PERTILISEUS. J F.rom a series or experiments to test what proportion of different fertilisers could be utilised by- grain 'rro-ps it would appear that Of the fertilising in gredients in Nitrate of soda 55 per cent, is utilise.] the first year. Sulphate- of ammonia.! 45 per cent.- is utilised the first year. Potash in liainit 35 to 40 per cent. Is utilised the first year. Supevpliosphato 30 to 35 per cent, is utilised the first year. Of farmyard manure It Is estimated that not -more than 25 per cent, is util ised In a rotation and the same with a green crop manure, but a'portion cf the value of these materials consists in their capacity to improve the physical conditions of the soil.
MIDNIGHT COLLISION. COSTS NINE LIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
MIDNIGHT COLLISION. COSTS-NINE LIVES. ' Nino .of',-the ,crew Oi tho barquentine Gratitude, of Rochester, owned by the Whitstable Shipping Co;, were drowned on Tuesday (says "Lloyd's Weekly. News" of December 4), through their vessel being run clown by the steam col lier Lord Stewart, of Sunderland. Only twofof the crew were saved, the broth ers Charles and Roderick M'Lellan, of Glasgow. ,;.Those .who lost their lives were:-Cap tain'G.' Goodwin .and Ws son; John Poate, the:mate.; John Spratt, seaman; three -other seamen, the cook, and an apprentice known as "Toby," said to be the son of a London shipbroker. iTlie Gratitude, which was laden with coal,was bound from Shields to Queens biiry,. .and on Tuesday night anchored about a mile and a half from the Nore Lightship. Shortly after 2 a.m. on Wednesday the Lord Stewart, bound from London to SeaTiam, ran into her bow Within a couple of minutes the Gratitude sank. As she did so the rig ging fouled the lifeboat of the Lord Stewart.1 The ...
Cowra Eyesight. ERNEST BOSCT'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Cowra Eyesight. ERNEST BOSO I'S VISIT. i Very few of our readers are aware of the numerous troubles that arise frmn the eye. Sensitiveness to light, IOsorania, i Headaches, and a feeling as of sftDd or grit iu 'he lids, are all caused from eye strain, With the an! of properly fitted glasses (not necessarily 'o make you see belter), these troubles will quickly disap pear. One cauuot do better than consult the expert representative of Mil. E. liOSCll, the well kuowu Eye Specialist of Martin I'laee, Sydue , who luteuds visit in-; COWK.-Y regularly, and may be seen at the Imperial Hotel, on Thursday, l»th February This gentlemm's skill needs no comment, as lie has made a life long study of the eye, and the numerons cures lie has ollected can be certilied to by numbers ol his g ateful clients " Hor sy.-tem was| wasted by Anaemia, but NKMIA. TONIC brought hor buck to health. Do your duties hang heavily upon you ? NEMIA TONIC wakes work a pleasure.
Can You Tell Good Boots When You See Them? [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Can You Tell Good Boots When You See Them ? If you are not a bootmaker yon ean'c. Good boots embody something more ihan style and finish. It's the material you want, and it must be made up by good workmanship. All WALKOM BROS' Boots aro thoroughly examined by a liret ulass Bootmaker before they aro put on our shelves for sale.' We also pay attention to stylo and comfort. Put quality with price before buying elsewhere.*
Parents' and Citizens' Assn [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Parents' and. Citizens' AssA A meeting of the above Association will bo held is the Superior Public School at 8 p.m. on Thursday next. The Rev. W. Oarus Caton, who lias been appointed, hon. sec. to the Asao.r ciation, would like to see a large gathering of parents and others in ; tfirested in order_ that the body mp.y be put on a' good firm footing.
The Railway Guage. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
. \ The Railway Guage. The question of a uniform railway guage' .will bo considered in its pre- j ? liminary stage at a conference of Railway .. Commissioners to be bold in Melbourne:, next week. The Prime Minister said that he' was afrait} that the.public/ opinion was not fully aronaed as :to .the great importance of the uniform irailvr'ay. guage question. He regards it as-% matter of urgency. V
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Alcohol Ayer's Sarsaparilla Is a tonic and alterative, free from alcohol. What is a "tonic"? A medicine that imparts strength or tone; a medicine that builds up, gives vigor and power.' What is an "alterative" ? A medicine that alters or changes unhealthy ac tion to healthy action. Ayer's Sarsaparilla does all this with out stimulation. Ask your doc tor if a family medicine, like Ayer's Sarsaparilla, is not vastly better without alcoKol than with it. Ayer's Sarsaparilla v Pnptrtd in Dr. I. C. Ay«r & C«., Livtill, Mm,, V, S. A Q. 6. SANDERSON, ARCHITECT, Late of BwtUr & Bradshaw, Architects Melbourne. COWRA. May bo consulted at the (JENTENNIHI. 6. V. "Warren, -*±^_jftrchitect 3DZR G. B. Douglas Macdonald, Hon. Ophthalmic Surgeon to Orange District . Hospital. MAY be consulted at Or.iugo or Bathurst Orange-First and Third Moilr'ay to Saturday o£ overy mouth, J Bathurst-Sccond and Fourth Monday to Saturday of every month. Kite-st., Orange. 'Phono 88 Miss Ethel Wyndhan?,...
A WORTHY ACHIEVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
A WJRTHf ACHIEVEMENT. &lt; .. It is an old adage and a true one "Timo proves all things.' It docs, and in Australian affairs it is specially ap plicable.. Fifty years'ago everything Australian was at a discount. The Land of the Southern Cross was send ing only tho crudest of its products, .0uch as wool, 'hides, bones, and tallow, to tho other side of tho Equator. There was just one exception-tho gold. Tho yellow shining metal was never ovor .looked-nover discounted. Every other thing that was produced or hailed from this sunny land was "no class." It was tho fashion to consider it so. Aus i tralia had not up to the sixties-nor, indeed, till much later-produced any | oarsman, cricketer, swimmer, billiard - player, or inventor who could wrest tho | championship from' all comers or hold 1 his own in tho big competitive field. It was only after tho century had closed that tho sons of Australian pio neers proved that as soldiers and horse men in a guerilla campaign they had no su...
Gas Explosions. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Gas Explosions. Following explanation of the above appeared iu the "Daily Telegraph": Sir,-In reference to the late dis astrous explosion, I would like to givo the following reason for the ex plosion in daylight without any lighted match. Acetylene must be generated in a large excess of water (not less than 1 gallon per lb. of car bide) ; . there must be completo de composition of carbide and (most important) removal of all air from gasometer before filling with gas. Owine to intenso heat in generating, benzine begins to condense; then, as the temperature lises, it yields sfcyro lene: A further rise in temperature causes benzine and styrolene to inter net, and at this poiut a brown vapor nppearB. This carbonises in the atmosphere, or forms a deposit on the sides of the generator, aud any friction, such as robbing with a piece of flannel, will couse sparks to be produced, and so l*e the impuro gas letained. Puro gas cannot oxplode.-Yonrs, etc., J.H.P.
Mr. Judd and his Hunters. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Mr. Judd and his Hunters. It is stated that Mr. A. Jcdd, of Brown's Creek, hag been offered in ducement' to tako his team of hunters to England, and that in "all probability ho will do Gcmo time in tlio not very far distant future. " Dolph " has been over most of our Australian States, bnt a trip to the Mother Country would be a now departure. But ho has the material in horses to make it successful, and if he decides to go we have no doubt that it will bo to some purpose. His team is strong iu qualify.and quantity, and will hold their own in any country, whilst the visit should serve as a good advertise ment for Australian-bred hunters. " The "West Macquarie."
THE EXPOSITION DU NORD. AT ROUBAIX. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
TKEIEXPQSmON DU KORD. > r AT RQUBAIK. ~ 'h*. .*. - . -;' IN . April next, at Koubaix, the Expo sition du Nord jvill bo opened. Tliis Exhibition Las world-wide renown as having the greatest display of woollen exhibits. Under tlie auspices of the High Commissioner, the Common wealth of Australia will esliibit, as one collection, about the liuest display of wool and woollen goods that has ever represented the Commonwealth. New South Wales will figure- largely, "by reason of nn exhibit (.'obtaining 210 lleeces, . exemplifying the numerous types of wool produced in the State. These have been drawn from the fol lowing districts: j i No. of . District. Fleeces. Castlereagh 7....... j '4 ? Central Tableland 4 Southern Tableland ...;20 Cobar 3 Central Darling i' 2 Lower Darling I.. 13 Upper Dailiug q Wdstern Darling .....iKi- 2 . Forbes 2 Gvyydli 24 Hiilston 2 Uunter Ither 14 /? Liverpool x-'ialus 19 Macquaiie 5 Monaro ;. ...2 Mudgee 11 - Naiuoi 1 ' New England ...i !! 27 Central Itiverin...