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St. John's Wort. INVADING THE NORTH. SPREADING IN THE TRAGOWEL, DISTRICT. THE REAL, CURE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914

St. John's Wort. INVADINCV TUR; NORTH. SRRKADINV. IX TILL'. TRA OOWRU, DISTRICT. TIIIC RKAI, CWRK. To the list of special cnemie.-. that menace the irrigation districts Has now to he added that of the dreaded St. John's Wort. Accord ills to a correspondent to the " Argus," who writes from Durham Ox and signs himself " Nemesis," this noxious weed lias at length gained a footing i» the Northern district, and is in fact spreading within the area of the Tragowcl Water Trust. The writer says : - " Now that the Government has seemingly awakened to the fact that St. John's wort, or stinkwort. Kids fair to become a curse to the country, it would be a Rood plan for those in authority to take dras tic and simultaneous action with regard to its spread over the greater portion of Northern Victoria. I.ike other weeds which have now got beyond control, it is gradually creeping northwards, and the coun try shire councillors, adopting the same apathetic attitude towards the fact as their early prot...

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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The Cohuna Co-operative Butter Factory Co. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914

The Cohuna Co-operative Butter Factory Co. ANNUAL MKKTING. 'flic annual meeting of the Co lumn Co-operative Mutter Factory and Trading Company Limited was held on Tuesday afternoon at Frantz's Hall, the Chairman of Directors (Mr. II. T. R'ust) pre siding. There was but a moderate attendance. NKI-OKT AND HAT.ANCK ,SIli;i:T. The report and balance sheet for the year ending February 28th, 1914, were submitted. The direc tors' report was as follows:-" We have pleasure in placing before you the balance sheet for the year end ing l'ebruary 28th, 1914. The turnover lias not been unite so large as at the corresponding period of last year, the difference being /.SI.' (>s 6d, but the busi ness has l>eeii profitable, as is shown in tlie balance sheet, the amount earned for the year being /'(97 15s 5d (after writing off 100 on horses and /lOO H>s .id on plant and machinery), which pro fit we propose carrying forward. The results are encouraging, and we trust that with the loyal co oper...

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THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, May, 1, 1914. WHAT COHUNA WANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914

Tin Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, May, I, 1914. WHAT CO III'N A WANTS. Tm; township of Column is sadly .in need of two tiling's-a local fire briniute, and something in the nature of a provisional drainage scheme. If a lire were to break out in any of the shops in Main street, the probabilities are that half the town would be burnt down before it could be (_'ot under. l;or at present wc have no appliances whatever fur meeting; such a dire coiitiiifrency but the primeval buc ket. The spectacle that would therefore be presented by a serious and central outbreak may be easily imagined. All that the towns people could do would be to wriiiK their hands in dispair, and watch their properties izo up in smoke, especially if a stronj.'- wind were blowing. That such a dangerous, condition of tilings should be per mitted to exist is all the more pitiable and blameworthy from the circumstance that Cohuna is excep tionally well supplied with water, and from the further circumstance that the str...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914

For Sale. Tv.v &ood secondhand A1U10TY BUGGIES, nearly hew, >vilh hoods, Also first-class double Abbott, J. A. DKAKIN, KKRANO CARRIAGK VACTOKY, Kl-UANti. MOTOR CAR FOR HIRE, Ativ Hour, Day or Night. W. E. Peverill, Private Address: Coiipxa HOTKI.. As.-J'.t for 3'anious Vord Cars. Peerless ami Precision Motor Cycles, Neptune Oils. I\l0T0R-AND CYCT.IV REPAIRS A Specialty. CV.nsi Separators ami Sewing Machines rep, -r^(j % Accessories stocked. Tyres, Oi *. etc, S. F.Hydc TV: I'p-to-date . . COACHPAINTING, siG^ WRITING, HOUSE DK CORATING, AND PAPER HANGING. Main Street, Cohuna. liSTIMATKS C.IVKN. lei' S. V. IlYI)li u-ishe* to inform tlitt* public of the district that he h:»:s taken over the Coachpaintini; Department of llall's Cohuna Coach bui'.-.'v.ii; Business, ami that alt orders ett to hint will receive prompt ami c»r<;fv.l attention. Cooke Brothers, MACORX A. Agents for all descriptions of fa: mi machinery, "Bec-nie" horse atni cattle rugs. Send for cata logue...

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THE OLD PROVEBB. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914

THE OLD PROVEBB. "Moncr nlnkes tho Biaro to go ? Tliat'ii jioither horo nor there Now money koees tlio auto In *omeuunB like repair.

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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Cohuna-Gunbower Telephone Service. NEGOTIATIONS PROCEEDING. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914

Cohuna-Gunbower Tele phone Service. i?;(;(rr i ATioxs i'ROC i:i.: 1 > INC.. I.ocal public interest continues to deepen with respect tothemnch needed construction of an efficient telephone service between Coliuna and (lUnbower. such as would also link up intermediate localities. An important'letter was received from the postal authentic- on the sub ject a month ago, iu which the De partment undertook to construct the line on certain regulation guarantees being given by the population to lie served by it. The Coliuna l'rogress Association, in reply, urged the Department to teni[«>rarily meet the urgency of the case by utilising the exiftiug wires between Gnnbower and Co-. htnm.1 owned res]>ectively by/Mr John M'Kny, of Pyramid, and the Water Commission. A few days ago Mr Cranwell. secretary to the Progress Association, received the following supplementary letter from the Deputy-Postmaster General : "With reference to your -rcproju tatinns in connection wiffi ii com. niuii...

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ON CREDIT. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914

ON CREDIT. . Ho was the least wealthy, but the most favored of her admirers, LOVP, lovo was what sho clung to, nothing else. It presented itself on Christmas morning with shiny elbows, unorcascd trousers, and a cardboard box. "For me?" she cried. 'He nodded bashfully. "Oh, how lovolv/' sho exclaimed a moment later as tho simple offering of , 1 flowers cam© to *iew.. How fiweot and fresh they are. Why, I believe thero is a littlo dew on them yet!" | ..-.'Well-er-yes, there is," ne ad mitted. blushing, "but it's really quite | a small amount, and I shall be ablp I to pay it nil next wc^kI

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The Mead Salt Question. CONFERENCE WITH THE GOVERNMENT. FINALITY NOT YET REACHED. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914

.The Mead Salt Question. CONKKRHNCK WITH Till govkrnmkxt. FINALITY NOT YKT RKACHKD. Messrs. D. W. Patersou, J. II. Nicoll aiul'Angus Martin, tlic com mittee appointed; to confer with the Government on the salt <|ues tion at Mead are now in Meldourne in daily consultation with the Pre mier. We received a telegram from Mr. D. W. Paterson yester day evening stating that a conference was held on Wednes day without, however, any finality being reached. A further confer ence was held yesterday afternoon, which also proved Ineffective.

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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"SHOPPING". [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914

"SHOPPING'.' J'rwn Berlin roiucs a statement tliat an uikfurtunutc shopkeeper who charged a' lady sixpence for the trouble she had ;riu»H when she had tried oh many huH and then left without making .> jiu: chasi! ha* been scut to prison iu purity of " extui tion.T "Phis surest s tin* ethics of the subject of shopping as it its .-uriuM on in Kuf»Uind. A wri'er in a ' oiitempofaiy make-; «»:it a yood case t\»i tradesmen Mini assistat.tR n«nin«t the iTl.-oiKi.lt lute and tr«uMcM»»t(? COS torier. Two department* el' liie a <!i«j' ai- espe.-iull v \ i.-tiiuised, lie r;n\>. On° is 'hat ni' jjn\ whoie the shopman .\\j eric ;;i.. dilVn'tilly I'r-.cn dual e;ii sis, FiiM t> th" ifis.-nsate demand fo.' a v» ry '-heap which ha*? made itir and elevenpence a };ittt! of stun* da'd priii1 that many will not exceed, iwi'h the result that thev are made of iinl-rinr skin-> allied with imperfect ; wo.kmatt-dsip. The other is tin. foolish wi h to wear a \ery binuli *?i>*o, whic...

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SOME PROBLEMS IN WHEAT FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914

SOME PROBLEMS IN WHEAT FARMING. (Wr'lton spooinllv for tho "Kunm-iV Ga::ett«" iiy Mr! J. IT. U^fslmtiue). Adam Smith wrote: "Agriculture i> the proper bulimia of nil new coUuih tho industry, of agriculture i« tho one. on which * country must- depend fin dofe.tce, health, strength, aim perman ence." Laud out of cultivation means a slider Joss to tho national wealth, a* well as n toss of occupation »n the country, and « congestion of labor in cities. George Washington, in hi* addicts to Congress in 171»G, said, "It will not be doubted with reference eith. r to industrial or national welfare, inn agriculture is of primary import* : ante. Xu proportion as nations ad i vaiuc, in population and other cir I cum tances of maturity, this truth be ' conies more apparent, and renders tlv cultivation of tho soil more and more nn r.spect of public patronage. At the last census <!M1> it was found thai in Victoria tUoro wero 147,000 primary producers. Of those, 27,351 maUs and &am...

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NEWS SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914

NEWS SUMMARY. Mr. Justice Jtich, in Sydney, dls- : missel {ho applicaton of the Jlaking Trades* Kmplovoo' Federation/ that I tho hours of baking should bo between ! S a.m. and G p.m. Sioek agents and iwsloralists express .surprise nt the statement of "Mr. Frank Clarke, M.L.C., that meat would soon be 1/ a pound »n Mel bourne. Too report ot a special inquiry ic gardmg tho ml-gum growing on on extensive area held under grazing area leases on tho west sklo of tho (>lencfg lliver, lias booh ndojitcd by tho fllin iMer for Lands, A married man, 2S years of age, uanud Martin Uenjanun .AlcNamara, of Loiungwood, was arretntnt on Friday ou. \ n cnargc ot Jtuvrng stolen leather vol- j uod at- jl'311 nom mo lactory of Thos. r.unan. '1 he revenue collcoted at tiio Custom ! Ilouso on April iU amounted to:- i Kovouuo, i;io,735/8/10;' State, £220 £220;0/G; couuiigent, illo/ljGj pilot age, i;17d/-i/G; wnariage, £22/10/b. Air. K. L. Baker, has engaged llndoux, tho Swiss olmnipion*; Eustache, tho F...

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WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 1 May 1914

vnMKN S INTERESTS I (By '.Atulirusmtf, lu London lint- shapes .iro ul. r and uu»ro compact mm ? >. havo boon. Hut ' heso v. aerences do not at all dot-not from tlioir chauus and becomingness. Quito the contrary. Neither do they limit the variety. Small mid compact as >Ii;ipcvs taken us a wholo may bo, their variety of lino is indefinite, Only tho hyneieritieal will havo fault to find with the spring millinery, taken as a whole. there arc, n* course, a few shapes and stylos that aro strange and freakish, hut apart from these thcro is so much to plea.se that unattractive stvi« s can In h-lt alone. Usually tho brim is at one side, and it shoots out piciuroMjuelv at tho termination of a grao-iul and gradual curve. Some of ' the hr<»H are given n pinch hero *nd a lift-up there, giving a "saucy'* as peet. to the whole effect-. Sonio of ihe shapes have crowns that rca*h a eonsrdeiable height, others havo erown< of »»nly moderate height, but a brim that is tremen...

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HUMUS! WHAT IS IT? ITS RELATION TO SOIL NITROGEN [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 8 May 1914

HUMUS! WHAT IS IT? ITS llEli.VTlOX TO SOlIj NITItOCJKN p.-rliuotiH,' but uv think it >easonald . 10 fully expla » its meaninsj and lis value 10 p am isle. S« :i>u|i;(|i];-. Iu'CHUm* till.' UUijonty el ; <..;u l> <<otvened into xli«* v>i> W* 11A i IS II I'M r>? HUM.ii- i* deuvid Mom th gradt nl (Ki';iy oi ar.y vigttablo matt, r t:inv may !».- torn.d inio the soil; this is lia.-toiuxl by its gradual incorporation with the m>m, combiiK-d with thorough working and exposure to Use atmos p'l. n^ Where it is lacking the ali ..uip-utaat sell nitrogeu is absent. I'll-' <«rganie' Portions of our soils migh., he just the same in both light (..a^jy worked) loams and our heavy clay lands. The humus' or decayed t a in is ahvays noticeablo by the smoky or dark appearance that the soil pro* si'iiu. Sandy soil devoid of humus is vi-ry light m colour, but a good -:i!'tlv Ivaiu is always recognised bv us dark appearance. 1 he same applie...

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Terribly Tempted. MISS MARCHMONT'S FOLLY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 8 May 1914

Terribly Tempted. SERIAL STORY ANNABEL GRAY. MISS MAUCUMONT'S FOLLY. "Nov, ilv to altars: theiv they'll talk von dead, For fools ru>h in, where angels fear to tread." Maiden Indies, especially when a tit tie past middle age, engrossed with ec clesiastical matu^s, and possessing small judgment i'f tho world, commit luiiuy egregious Jollies, and -Miss Marehmout considered herself shamo ftdly imposed on when slio hoard o' Lenore's conduct. Shu never for a mo mcut believed Uu\t they were married, it was miUy utlogv.ther too dreadful to think ot- u\ul a villa, too, and bv> j» debt, ;iud both :ip|uiroiitly so happy. Titis last aunouueyuieut wounded her the most. To think that sin and un godliness ever dared rejoice, ami vir tue pi no in secret. lint, she relLeted, tho credulous must/ now and then bo the prey ot' the tho sUo;.g. huge li.di devour the weak Uttie one--, or a Ihspital lor sick p.i- , Miiil.s ,i:al sv-n s in aisiri.>s, who ea» only move from one part ot their pn- I so...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 8 May 1914

JOHN MCKENZIE KING, Cdhuna Store and Butter Factory Has just opened up a Fine range of Woollen Blankets, In Silver Greys and White, in sizes for single bed, three-quarter bed and double bed, and which for quality and price defy competition. Call curly and secure a pair of these Warm Cosy Hlankets. They arc Al value, and are "simply selling themselves." Travelling Rugs and Buggy Rugs. I respectfully solicit a visit of the travel ling; public of Column and District to inspect my stock of AM, WOOL RUGS. Seal Buggy Kugs, in oilskin & rubber backs These goods speak for themselves. Bush Rugs. I have laid in a good stock of this Very Serviceable Rug for common use. Can be used as a i SIXGMi IiLAXKKT or 1JUGGY RUG. Secure one right away, for they are very Fast Goers. Commonwealth JgfeBanfc of HustraMa HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY Thto Bank i> open for *11 cla«e« of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS at EQUITABLE BUILDING, COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE Alio at Sydney, Canberra, Perth, llolart, llriihane,...

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THE VALUE OF IGNORANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 8 May 1914

THE VALUE OF IGNORANCE. It is not well that a muii should .mi,,- roo much, intimates ttenjarmu do CasAcres, in a sparkling article published in the St. i^om* "Mirror," and summarised in "Current Litera ture," from which I quote. Tho prico of knowledge is disillusionment Education and sophistication. which sometime^ nuiko for power, oftai' load I to unhappinesB, imperfection, and an archy. Curiosity, which m a sword in tlio hand* of tho hardy, is ultim ately a destructive foroo to tho race ! at lar£0. Who can gauge tho demor I aiisatiou wrought in human thought j and conduct hy tho theories of Galiloo I and Corpernieus, 01 hy the voyage of I Columbus? Cathoticisiro, Mr Do Ca3 j sor«<; holds, is quite right in its antag i onistic stand against secular eduea. I tion. *'All learning as such I»jads to 1 atheism, materialism, cynicism, crime, ' suicide. Wher tho masses apprehend j everything they will o*u1 at Qiiarchx I or universal and v.»'iu«taro t death, 'as Von Tfartmanr p-...

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COMMERCIAL. KERANG STOCK MARKET. May 1st. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 8 May 1914

COMMERCIAL. KKRAXG STOCK MARKET. May 1st. Andrew S. MuirandCo. report Ijavinjr held their fortnightly sale at their yards on the above date, for which KOO"', j$r/J i n ss of-., bot h sheep and e\.tk:' oainefonvard. Store sheep t. h \tir.ng demand, and prices v 1 -'.(.n «U best late rates. Sto ..?auk- were ill fair demand, an ! v.'^s obtained were abont equal. to 'rue V.sales. We yarded 720 s!;ei.p and 150 cattle. Quotations :-r-Ataiip: crossbred and comeback weaners, .pood forward condi ion Us lid; crossbred ewes, aged, in lamb,. 17s 7d; merino ewes, 6-tooth. Unnlis :it foot, £l 4s 2d. Cattle : beefy cows, £S to £5 17s 6d; heifers, £3 to £3 5s; venters £2 4s 2yr old steers, £3 5s .!vr-teer-v and heifers, £2 8s Sd; 2yr o'.d heifers £-2 16s; poddies 16s 6d, £l 5-, to £l lis; bulls, £6 I "'s Sd to £l 10s; small do. £l 2s 6d; young cattle £l. Privately since last report we have sold 5106 merino ewes, 1400 crossbred ewes, 43 bullocks, S cows, 60 poddies. A. I'. Dovi.n's Cr.r.ARitio Sai.i...

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TU[?]F TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 8 May 1914

TUPF TOPICS. (By "Flemington.") There did not appear to he a great many people at C.nilfield on Friday, hut as -the mooting i-o.snltotJ in the substantial profit ol .C700, the attend ance Jiuist have been much larger than one could judge. The amount stated goes to the Austin Hospital, Tor the benefit ol' which the meeting was held. This is one of thv most deserving of all the charitable institutions, and the V.A.T.C. is to he congratulated on the <iu-tmn*i' c.f Friday's elfort on be half of the institution. Two old .siui ers in Diabolo and Uogue's .March were on tlu'ir best be havior at Cauliield 'c,n Friday, each being returned a winner. Jioth had been a long while out of the winning list, so long that it'seemed almost hoping against hope to expect any thing of them. Diabolo had earned the reputation of a quitter, but, as horses of this character sometimes will, hi; put plenty of heart into his work on Friday. He was vigorously ridden, but answered every call of his ride...

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Balranald Border Railway THK KOONDOOK JUNCTION. COHUNA-ELMORE ROUTE [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 8 May 1914

Bairanald Border Railway THK KOONDOOK JUNCTFON. C () 11 U \ A . I .; r, M o R I ?: U OI; T RE Judging from an article which appeared in ihe lender page of the Aw ' 011 Saturday, there is now a poss.I.ililv. Ilia! the ' proposed new lialranald lino lo tap the Rivcrina trade will lake the general eotirsy wliicli was publicly sug. Rested liy i),t. " Farmers' Weekly" a fortiiijjrlit ago. It is certain that that course will receive the fullest consideration of the- joint roval commission which has been ap. pointed by the Y ietorian and Xew South Wales Governments to con sider the matter, f,, till a fovt. tiip:lit si^'o the route generally favored, and the onlv route advo cated, was one which' would have had cither Swan Hill or Piangil as a_ point of junction, places from fifty to nearly a hundred miles farther down the Mnnviv river. Under that arrangement tl'ie future trade of this ureal western portion of Southern Rivcrina would de bouch on to the main Swan Hill Keraug-Bendigo raihvav. ...

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DRIED VEGETABLES AND GRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 8 May 1914

DRIED VEGETABLES AND GRAIN. Whilo dried fruits huvo long lioon familiar articles of food, this process is now applied with success, especially in Germany, to sucli fresh vegetables ox potatoes, bents, and green peas, nn<l to Ernin of all kinds, A writer in tho Ifoviie Hcientifiquo attributes the great popularity of dried vegetables in Ger many to the high price of moat, which makes it pay to feed stock with forage of this kind, to tho moisture of the eli mati', which interferes with keeping tho crop in its frfsh state, and to the ex istence of great stretches of sandy soil where sulllcient roots may bo grown in oue spot to supply a factory.

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