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BARHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
HARHAM. Tlic Barham lod^e ot »the M.tM.O.O.K. 'were last week honored hv*a visit from tlic officers of the district lotlvje at Dsmliqum. The meeting took place at Moro nev's Hotel: Among those present were District Grand Master liro. Hntlon; Deputv :- District Grand ?Master, Bro Jones: ltro. A; T. Wil kinson ("Koondrook), I'.G. ; Bro. W Huris cr.it>leh.i\\kj Messrs J. W. Chanter and I*\ I. Wood sent apologies, as did al-o l)r George, medical officer. Some fine frater nal speeches were delivered the viMtmg brethren, .who-discanted upon the benefits to lie ^derived from fellowship in the order. Dep uty District Grand Master Jones made a notable speech, coiifiratu lrttinir the Itarham branch on the progress it had made, and prom is lnR/that the next animal district meeting should be held at Barham. Altogether a highly pleasnt even ing was spent, and an encouraging lift given to local Odd fellowship.
CONCRETE RAILWAY TIES. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
CONCRETE RAILWAY TIES. I "' Elastic concrete ties of groat strength holding bolts and nails bettor thau wood aro claimed fta a now German railway product. Tics of iron and steel have been iujiM to womo extent, for many years, but aro much more rigid than wood, and otherwise less satisfactory and the reinforced c&neroto tics hither to tried have proved disappointing. The new concrete jb mndo from a mixture of asbestos iibrea and cement.
DANGEROUS FLANNELETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
DANGEROUS FLANNELETTE. Two co-operative aoeietios woro each lined 5s. aud costs in the Durham Coun ty Police Coun, for dotting iullaiuniiiblft illauuelctto as non-niilammablo. *4aNou-iuJlaminable," said tho label 011 a pia^o.of flannelette belonging to tho Annliold Plain Industrial aoc.iety. The inspector applied a match. ami iu live sccoiula it was ceusumod. These nro said to bo the lirot proHo cutiomi of tho kind in England. It is bucauso ouiorna pictures portray: life ami. movement that they are emiuentiy suitable for school uso* A lesson in history or geography iilus- : tratcd by living pictures is tho next best thing to witnessing tho events aud viewing tho landscapes themselves. S&lt;> true aud so- vitally important is this tliftt even if only usetul iu vivifying , tho dry bones of history and geography tho cinema would deserva its pluco in tho schools.-Thomas Curtwright, in tho "Daily Citizeu."
KERANG. PICNIC RACE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
KKRANG. PICNIC RACK MEETING. Tins picnic racc meeting, held I under the auspices of the KeraiiK Racing Club at Alexandra Park on Wednesday afternoon, was patron ised bv a large concourse of people, and the funds of the local Mecha nics' Institute, on behalf of which it was organised, is expected to substantially profit by the day's proceedings.. The enjoyment was enhanced by the ideal autumn weather which prevailed. But the racing was also good, and there were some close' and exciting finishes. The concert in the even ing was also well attended. The Swan Hill Dramatic Society pre sented i heir farcical comedy, " What happened to Jones," to an appreciative gathering. Following are tlie results of (lie racing':-? Trial Handicap, 5 furlongs. Witness, ''.i) ... ... ... 1 Woorneet, 7.0 ... ... ... 2 Kosemettus, S.ll) ... ... 3 lletling: ,i to 1 Witness. * Instance Vlandicap Trot, Of I mik-s. £-S. Kitty, lno yds blid. ... ... 1 Kilkenny, io yds lilul ... i. Kitchre, 275 yds fohd. ... ... ...
CARICATURE AND LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
CARICATURE AND LIFE. The change in Paris fnsliions, whore liy absurdity is to give way to com nionsenso, ia, wo aro told, duo, ratlior to tlio ridicule of tlio cnncuturibt than Vo tho thunder of tho pulpit. Ihe cnblo message sums to draw attention to tho inlluenco of oarioaturo 111 social and political life. Caricature, using till! word in its widest sonao, is os m» as civilisation, though .tho forme or it Willi which wo aro most familiar arc comparatively modern. Through t-li. iig«» it has boon a rival of thtvlogjcmi'. and tho pre.o-U.y f«-iiu f w;;,\ !?'. "?>. form or chan Uw, - it «»» hitsn tho enemy of logio. Aristophanes was a euricaturisli and somewhat simi lar methods woio used over two tliou .saud years laler .by Gilbert. But as civilisation advance* curicature becomes more varied in form, and its influence seems to inorease. , Certainly there ? never were so many lorma and so '' a volume of caricature as there ur> day. Whiio mvtffi*: lian'owcstn"-' - 'bohm is an accom...
MILNE'S BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
MILNK'S BRIIXVK. ' Mr G. Waters won the trophy presented by Mr Geo. I-cel for the best local shot at .500. .">00 and 600 yards, as tested at the local rifle butts. There were 7 shots at each position. Waters had a handicap total of 103 points, K. Chalmers being a close second with 102 points. The best score off the rifle for the day was made hy T. A. Chalmers with 94 points. follow ing are the scores: yds yds yds 300 500 600 hep Ttl C" Waters ... S3 30. 30 .10 103 'K.'Chalmers 29 29 30 1+ 102 T. Chalmers 31 34 29 6 100 J, Chalmers 24 27 26 23 100 Ir. Perkins ... 28 30 27 13 9S' JI. Peacock ... 33 30 26 8 97 J. Ifecl ... 31 31 22 5 96 'Prizes-1st, trophy; 2nd, 7s 6d; 3rd and 4th. 5s; 3th and 6th, 2s 6:1; 7th, 2s. t Annual Agokkgates. Following' arc the aitiiwal afftfre gate scores m^jie by the Milne's BrfrfseeftiTjrT==*? y''-f?: . . ScraUd O. Scott J. Peel . (V. u-itch B. Peel ? T. Chalmers jr.. Peacock . R. iionj; " (1. Waters R.Chalmers ; v. It. Perkins Handles v R. Chalmers G. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
Public Notices. C. H. M'LENNAN C, OH UN A. AGENT FOR Mitchell and C>'s Agricultural iM.H-lfini.-r.'. Mutual Lift and Citizens insur ance Company. Alien Kiie Insurance Co. DENTISTRY. _ . A'.-jM'K King, . . . . . /..'Victoria. rjHGS to inform tint public of Coliun.i anil surrounding dis Irict that he has resumed the prac tice of his profession, and that he can be consulted at Mr J. McKenzie King's ros'dence, King Edward Street, (Johuna. Crown & Bridge Work a Specialty. Visits Gtniiowkk on the 1st and 2nd .Monday (Sale Days) of each mouth. THE "MELBA" TEA ROOMS. - Main Street, C 0IIU N A. - H igh-Class Confectionery, l-'RUlTS, DRINKS, and AFTERNOON TEA. SUPPERS FOR nANCESS Catereil for. AV AND B. HALL. H. S. K. WARP. 24 to 38 SPENCER STREET MELBOURNE. GRAIN CHAFF & POTATO MERCHANT. Lucerne Specialist Manufacturer of " HA-WA " Oat Flakes and "CORK BIRD Oatmeal. These are obtainable from .all'the leading: Grocers in tlia ' Suites; x ? '? ? " James Carlvon, Saddle, Harn...
MACORNA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
MACORNA. The Tragowel cricket team played their last match for the season with Macorna on Saturday last, and won easily. The Macorna club was not fully represented, and Tragowel proved superior in every depart ment of the game. Mincha play Macorna to-morrow, and on the following Saturday Mincha and Tratrowel wind up the season on the Macorna ground. A largely attended meeting of the local football club was held here on Saturday night last. It was de cided to enter the Pyramid Hill As sociation. ? A meeting of the Macorna branch of the A.W.N.L. was held last Wednesday, and was very well at tended. Considerable discussion took-place on the merits and de merits of the Senate candidates,but no finality was reached. Through some unexplained reason the ballot papers did not come to hand, although the -head office advised having sent them.
JUNIOR MIGRATION TO VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
JUNIOR MIGRATION TO , VICTORIA. Uv I lias. K. Sedgwick, m "Joi.ru.il of Auricuiiuro.") i ho rapid morouiso ui thy movomeuL for too migration of lads from llumo n» farina in Victoria and other parts ' Hi.» Kmpuo lnit> i»e..u as t,ip:d u.u'ii Hi . (ail tow years An Uie growth 01 it in gniwou io Austral.a guiuuiuy. .uJiough tins may ui I n-a sigot ap pear surprising, it .ipp^ar« on « xaim muum to lm only n.vUutvl, as junior mi gi'.u.on within tile Ktupiro liu* tho J>1 lowing advantages ovvr adult aiij»ra tion : U) ^ gives a lunger Wfo ior tho »anio ini'u. (2) Lads arc more adaptable, Jcarn more quickly, and are more usotui, both ui the hoiibv and oil tuo farm, Vll) Having no family dependent ori thorn,'.-I'iw. liuU...cuii .aiiord: to rtt .tract 'tlnjir rolatt6li»,.o«t.. tu.ibxiii. ;tV 5A -'Oi jl'uswtibjj.' ' . (1) They call leant "lintj -safe money at tho same timo. ami thus in a low years' thm> take up land them selves. to) Hemg single, lliey can go up into I!hi baekblocks a....
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
Of MURAL INTEKEST (By "JlUBtiom,") Tho action ol tho Minister of Lands and tbo iUta.MH.i' ol ^j in tno tllVOCUOll Ol UthOlg Slu^J> w c inroads &lt;.! ttiu 'post ,.n«»wn at» hit. Jonah VtoiVku mo l>-.. .. 01 m «*"d IKIgllL tlt&triClB 18 bimo.y U114.1 ItCCvHsUO', Vvg j«*« 140 ai'e«« ol v.uiiuolo cuuncr aro owihi; dova&uKcd. J.t oid«.r l topo nun i)no ^esu ami noi'd 11 1 ttlocti; Ulu 4V1Uj«J.>U'JS n«4*o UcVllKU t italc tiio co-opcru-wun ol 1I10 municipal. UOS cOnCcriKu 1)1 illbl 01 a.l aacOltaiU nig tuo actual area u.ioeud, wnoiuo it is privauoy nom, m ou put no ronus or Crown lauds. inuucdi- ! ateiy tuo nuo»tuutioii uuui Uio inum c&lt;pui.L.>.s 1 is received oluivrs wui ho guilt Up to eumpajvo tUo iim-suga tioii aw lo Uio MwcuicU area, Ai mo bumo tuno, ollitKis m u»o Agvu:olui ? I'm i.upnj'muoii. »»iii ix- u>jd uji :U> iu . yestiu.uo und lopo v c on \m proper vur.J -j tv» iKT':^o^ii?d7=^T^c^^>c'v'.r alt tno' Inloiuiuo.oti tho t\» 6 ...
TURF TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
IUWP TOPlCb. (By "Flemington.") A feature of the Hamilton meeting lust week was tlio treble .success oi A»U>ey Oruig, currying the colors ut , Mr. «J - X, MoArtnur. As Air. Mc Arlhur is also tlu? breeder as well as , tho own or of Abbey Craig, lie «*ui, no ] doubl, bo doubty pleased to hour ot the geldn.g's victories. SuMii day, Abbey wraig may como forth as a hurdler, und to soittv) ostein, at least, emuhvto 1 . tho deeds of his famou* half brother, Mariuont. Abbey Craig is certainly the right stump of horse to develop into a jumper of clans. Radnor is back sat'o nnd sound a-t I'Mcmington, und considering th,? heavy campaign ln> huw been «through, tho littlti Champion "winner Jocks well. Ho I is, undoubtedly, on© oi' tho hardy >ort- . j uono but a sound constitutioned liorso | could liave! imtthorod tho, storm asjio j lius douo^, .. XtiidnoiMH iiowkt«;bo jjiven \| uu'ty*'* mul no galloper ever better oarnod u uurniuy. llaunor livvrt to light another doy, blu, aeeoiding to ...
WOMEN DENTISTS AT £2000 A YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
WOMEN DENTISTS AT £2000 A YEAR. Engluihl has at least one profession Tor wonum that is not overcrowded, ami that is ^dentistry. Women, so ready to enter mudioiue, aro, strangely enough, little rcpresontod bore, said .Miss L. M. Brooita, Secretary and War don of the London School of Mediciuo lor AYomen. " Wo have only livo girl students for tho dentistry eourao at present. Last year tho number was three, and the 2>revious yoar two. Prior to that thoro was a gap oix some years without any students at all. "Looking tbo thing from a butu noss point of view, it is a splondid investment for parents of girls. Tho fuiu-.-o over four years, and tbo joint Tees amouut in all to £180. Tbe utudies are pursued at this school and at the National Doutal Hospital 3it Great Portland street. '1 At tho end of four years, whea tboy bccoHio registered doutal praotitioiiors, their incomes should easily oqual those of tho average malo doutist, whwb ranges from £UU0 to £2,000 a yoar. 14 The existence of ...
AIR SCOUTING. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
AIR SCOUTING. In actual war, both in Tripoli nud iu tho IJalkans, aviation accidents woro consciously few, and &lt;lc»pit-o the fact that winds woro generally high in Tripoli, and tho season of tho year and tho weather cxtromoly un* favorablo in tho Balkans. It in ft matter of considorablo phychologocinl interest to noto th.it tho danger from an enemy'#? firo so stimulates vigilanoo that nerves arc tenso with exertion and tho mind is relieved from dwelling upon tho ordinary dangers of keeping an aoroplano on* an even keel rnd mooting every gust. In other words, scouting in actual warfare seems 'to bo a splondid cure for nervousness. ThoavJaior must lly with theassuranco of a bird, and ho does so for fear of din* onwn.v's rifle fire. A striking in Itace of this pshchological phenomenon is tho fate of Dr. Jules Constantin, a French aviator iu tho Hulgarian ser vice. He was mortally wounded in tho air during a flight abovo Tchatal ja, but managed to land safely to die before an...
WEE WEE RU[?]. TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
WKIv WJCIv Rt:i>. TKNNIvS'. ! The Koroop and Wee Wee Rup chilis met on the ground of the latter on Saturday last, and re sulted in a win for Wee Wee Rup by .>6 games. Afternoon tea was provided by the local club, and was much appreciated. The Koroop ladies proved too good for the locals by winning all their sets. The Wee Wee Rup gents, however, turned the tables and won all theirs. Wright was the "star" performer of the (lay, bis play being consistently good, and at times brilliant. Scores : Gents.' doubles.- I*\ Southern and \\*. Southern beat Robinson and Guy, 9-6; and beat Grimes and >Kerr, 9-0; and beat M'Connell and Harnett, 9-0. Taylor ami A. Southern beat Robinson and Guy, .>-5; and beat Grimes and Kerr, 9-4; and beat M'Connell and Har nett, 9-0. Wright and Sviiionds beat Robinson and Guy, 9-3, and beat M'Connell and Harnett, 9-3. Ladies' doubles.-Miss K. Smith and Miss North lost to Miss M. Guy and Miss A. Robinson, 3-0; ami lost to Miss K. Guv and Miss li. Robin...
DEEP BREATHING. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
DEEP BREATHING. , A im d;c.il man n takes nn carneni plea for (loop breathing «h n iihernpuu tio mcasuro of the first mngnitndo in tho treatment of malnutrition ehnrno ?tcrtaed l»y that complex group of sym toins ascribed^ lo neurasthenia, toxae mia, indigestion, anaemia, gout. and in affections of tho lungs and plouri. Ho sayR 11 u\ t deformities duo to ric Jiotfl and spinal curvatures ara o'ten NiiHCvptiblo of groat improvdmont by combined exorciso of tho lung* lmI special gymnastics. In delayed con solidation» incomploto resolution, im perfect restoration of function ac companying or following puoumoaiu; partial consolidation, collapse, or car nification of tho lung, associated with, or resulting from pleurisy with cftu fiion; bronchiectasis and adhesions of tho pleura, deep breathing is partiou Inrly benofioinl. . Breathing exorcises must bo taught and watched to bo effeetivo. 'Ine lungs should bo filled from bottom to top, Tho objcci- to bo obtained is increase of tho tidal ami...
District News. PATHO. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
District News. . ? (I'rom our Correspondents I'ATIIO. There is Keneral rejoicing over the s|>)eii(liil rainfall of last week. At.Vatbo I.SO poinls were rcjfis ^tered, although further south and east the fall was somewhat lighter. Already the Brass bus started, and the dreary landscape is relieved l>v . a linjtc of jrreen. The seed of wheat crop is nermiuatinn, but the \rainfall is rather insufficient to bring the shoots through the sur face and unless it is soon followed l>y another fall, serious damage will ensue. A narrow escape from serious in jury occurred last week. Whilst Mr J. McDonnell, of l'atho, was driving a horse and bunny, the horse.suddenly shied, and Mr Mc Donnell was thrown out. The horse bolted and smashed the bn.n'jty to pieces. Fortunately Mr McDon nell was unhurt. Much satisfaction is expressed in the fact that the construction of our loiiff-delnved railway has defi nitely been commenced. All the fanners are hoping that they will lie spared the lonjf, he...
SORE THROAT. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
SORE THROAT. "Ait ounce of prevention," is is s»>iid, "i* worth a pound of curer'; and cer tainty the of&lt;1 adage? is self proven ir^ the ea*e of xore throat. Prompt atten tion given to first symptoms will in all probability avert the threatenerl oatas tropho. it is generally heralded by headache, chillinenH, and a dry, rough fe-diiig in tho throat. To produce a thorough sweat is tho most simplo way to break up a cold, and this may be ac complished by a hot bath immediately before getting into bed, wrapping one self in warmed blankets and taking u very hot drink, lemonade, etc. One tey spoonful of common baking noda to a glass of hot water, or .salt water in tho name proportion, nmke8 a capital gargle, and is one which can bo obtained at a few moments' notice. Tho garglo should bo im hot as can bo borne, ami, used every half hour till the juflamma- I tion Hubsides.
POST OFFICE COMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
POST OFFICE COMEDY. High tragedy turned to comodv and comedy to farce at n post oflice in Went London recently. Shortly before five o'clock a young man entered. Jn his hand was an open letter, delicately perfumed, on faintly tinted paper. The subtle fragrance of (he letter drew tho attention of tho cus tomers, who noted also tho somewhat agitated angle of his hat and a certain wildness in his eyes. Making swiftly for tho telegraph counter he scribbled on form after form, crushing them in succession and throwing them aside. Finally, with an air of sombre satisfaction, he throw* tho last form across'the counter accompan ied by a sixpenny piece. The girl behind the counter picked up tho form and road it &lt;juicklv. '4 Another halfpenny, please.'* "Nonsense." tho young man paid. "Only twelve words.'' "Thirteen/' replied the rlork. "This -pointing with her pencil-"should bo t wo.'' l.'nconscioiis of the intercut taken bv some half-dozen customers, tho young man took up the teleg...
CORRESPONDENCE. GALAHS AT SPORTS MEET INGS. (To the Editor of the "Farmers Weekly."). [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. GAI.AHS AT SPORTS MICKT IXCiS. (To the Jiditor of the *' Farmcr Weekly."). Sir,- I notice that your corres pondent in his account of the re cent iKeranjr 'Gun Club.s sweep stake matches quote's a ' familiar argument of the (,'alah as an agri cultural nuisance as a vindication for the barbarian practice of doini; whole flocks of those beautiful Ausralian birds to death as caxe targets for sportsmen. Your cor respondent quotes the shooiers as sayiuj,':-" (lalalis are an ninniti prated nuisance. Why not a shoot them from a trap as wiuir them from an open tree?" I.et me answer this (|iiestion, Sir, by ask inn your correspondent one or two others. Why did Constantine put an end to gladiatorial fights in the Roman amphitheatre? Why not let them continue to make delight ful Roman holidays? Seeing that' all bulls have not at some time or lauother to die, why cannot we have bull fights, the same as they, have iu Spain ? The beast can , only cue once. -Yours, etc. J LOOK Kit-O...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914
Personal Xews lias hccn received of the death of Mrs. Kdward Trenchard, who died at l'lvmouth while 011 a visit with her husband to Kuglaud. Mr. Thomas Bennett, a well known fanner of Murrabit: suc cumbed last week to an attack of pneumonia, supervening 011 a se vere cold. The deceased,, who was but 4J years of age. was chairman of the Murrabit \Vest School Com mittee and t.easurer of the Murra bit Public Ha!!, whilst he was also a prominent memder of the local liaptist Church. He leaves a wife and six children. The marriage was recently cele brated at St. John's, Kerang, of Mr. K. W. Hardy, fourth son of Air. and Mrs. II. Y. Hardy, of Valentin Islond, Ireland, to Miss Myrtle K. Penglasc. only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Penglasc, of Kooudrook. Mr. and Mrs. Hardy will reside at Tarrawingee, near Wangaratta. The marriage is announced of Mr. K. W. Pike, of Kerang. to Miss Jessie Smethurst. youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Smetliurst, of Richmond. The cere mony took place at St....