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MORE INTEREST IN GOOD COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 22 April 1914
MORE INTEREST IN GOOD COWS. The experience already gained in places where associations have been organised 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 mate greater discrimination in price between good and poor animals. The introduction of better cows per medium of the testing procen. creates a desire for more of them. Thus a larger number of cows with high yielding capacity reduces the cost of collecting milk and creum in a given territory. The increased interest, in lairying .stimulates an interest in pure-bred stock. Instances are given where dur ing the first year's existenca of a dairy-testing association only one rcan owned a pure-bred dairy bull; twenty two such bulls were found anion?: the herds the following year. While no pure-bred cows at all w»"e owned the first year, twenty-one were bought during the second year. This interest steadily increased, and during the thir...
DAIRYING. COWS AND FERTILITY. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 22 April 1914
DAIRYING. COWS AND FERTILITY. On all pastures where cows and ;>oung stock have been grazed for many years without special means being taken to restore the losrt of phosphates; on all pastures abound ing in coarse grass and weeds on dump, rushy ptouihI:-:. and on clay land pastures, an application of a cwt. per aei-3 will lv: found to in duce satisfactory result during the first and subsequent seasons. TU'J remarkable appearance of clover which follows closely upon such an application is only to be accountPil for by the stimulus which phospiiatic and calcic manures (;!ve to this class of plants. White clover throws out suckers and is of a creeping .nature, from which it derives Jt» botanies'l name of repens. That the plant ex isted in a weak and .iparoe condition previously cannot bo ,iaui)to3, but a tli es".inj-' ol phosphate of lime causes an unwonted development and vigor ous growth of both uinta r-Iovfr ond other leguminous plants.
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] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 22 April 1914
LEILA AND HER LOVER By MAX PEMBERTON. Published 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 ibeflroom with wide embat tled windows looking' out upon the Firth of Forth. "Lally," he cried, "why do you not Set up—the 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 Dut faint rays of the undimmed sunshine fell upon the gloomy tapestries of the high walls or the ancient gloomy tap estries of the high walls 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 only jus...
Markets. HIDE AND SKIN MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 22 April 1914
Markets. IIIDI3 AND SKIN MARKET The Australian, Mercantile, Land and b'innnce Co. Ltd., under date 8".li April, reported as follows : — Sliaupkins —Goo 1 catalogues were sul mitted it auction this nut, Competition tv:is Isi'tm on nil classes nnd (ho tnaiket c'opfd fi m :it luw r.i'.e*. Ud'S—Average cUpi lirs nei-e offered nt this weeks auctions', All good conditional lines maintained lu-t wank* mtcs whilst sacred and sloppy lots declined id per lb; Tallow—Fair catn Iojjiu-r were brought lo:\vatd. Bujers wem iu full atUndance, but the market Uckid in s. irit on poor «1*iw»b whic'i declined 5s to 10s per toa. Cood coloured, lines noio unaltered. Tho opening t.lts after the Enstar racation will-lie resumed on Tharidny the 23id April.
THE FOLLY OF FRETTING. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 22 April 1914
THE FOLLY OF FRETTING. Don't worry yourself. It won't do any good, and you'll make yourself ;i nuisance to all your friends. Worry wears more than work, and you begin to look miserable and can't eac more than one plateful at dinner, and you have pains in your head and can't sieep. Suppose you try and And the bright side, or try to make or do any thing but stare and talk about. the blackness. Nobodv ever did any good yet by what country folks call "sfuff ir.g and stewing," which m satis keep ing one's mind in worrirrwut and agi tation, and wondering whether this thing will come right or that thing fail. Go straight ahead in the even tonor of your way, and probably you will get along better than any amount of fretting would allo-v ;ou. 'lake things quietly. Don't be too much up set or agitated about' anything. Do you know that five minutes of high excitement takes as much out o£ a pm-oii as five hours' hard Woilc, and ten .minutes' deep grief will often make one downright ill. Strive ...
CHAPTER VIII. Discovery. I. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 22 April 1914
CHAPTER VIII. Discovery. I. There was a closebond (between the lovers now, and its golden shackles were the music of their day. Hugh knew that she would speak presently, and tell him the whole truth of the tragic circumstance which had made of her an outcast. He waited confi dently for her to speak, prouff that she should he his guest, grateful for every glance which fell from lier eloquent eyes. To be sure, there were difficulties for them both—and not the least for midable "was Geraldine. This shrewd Scotchwoman could anake little of the simple Irish girl "who gave so poor a clue to her trouble. Leila had made up her mind from the first to tell Geraldine nothing, and she did not tell her less. Her ingenuity took re fuge in vague hints and odd phrases which foiled her antagonist and left her powerless. Geraldine turned to the Archdeacon and found in him a wor thy ark. "Something must be done at ance," she said. The- man agreed— though what the nature* of that some thing "should 'be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 22 April 1914
A DYSPEPTIC'S LIFE SAVED SEVERE PAIN AND SICKNESS FOB MANY YEARS CUBED BY A SIMPLE ANTACID: NEIGHBORS SAID HE WAS A DYING MAN. CliroDic indigestion and Biclir.osi after food and b#tgm pnins woio nil quietly cured by a x«ry siuiplo lemedy in the ciiso cf Mr R. Sari^an, 11, Gloucester Street, Barnardtown, Nowpnrt, Mon. In n letter roferiiujj to lior husband's illness, Mrs Sari&lt;;an writes :—"Ho did uol know wliat bact"" w hS0-"?.!!£ dition for a considerable time, until his wife, while rending a Indies' paper, sinv ordinary bisurated magnesia rucommended for indigestion, and obtained a small quantity so that her husband might try it. A few doses garo Mr Sari^an great relief, and before he had finished tho fiiat supply tho trouble was practically c*red. To use Mrs Snvigai/s own words : " Ho can «at his food and is looking splendid, and can do liisj work: in fact, nil the people about hero look nt him, for thoy all said he was a dying man." The quan tity of bisurated magucsia ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 22 April 1914
Of the Furniture that comprises our stock, the prices come as a pleasant surprise. Your notion of cost will be found to be woe fully extravagant if you have based your estimate on the prices charged elsewhere. We're always pleased to see you on a visit of inspection only, because our stocks always create an impression of quality and value that it does not pay you to forget. Most interesting items are ?-*" 13 ® Call in and see them or write for our free illustrated furnishing guide, filled with accurate pi.tures and saving prices. Here is an extract of some of the prices. No Melbourne firm offers you such value. . AdnmaUle Lounge^CKair, Odd Saddle-Bag Gents* Q£!/ Easy Chairs - *53 m Leather Divan Easy Chairs Lounge Chairs, upholstered Q/C in art cretonne, from - * O/ O Platform Rockerr, in strong blackwood frame*, covered with best i a ir* Brussels Carpet - - 1 D Ei^ht-Piec* Oak Dir.ing Suits, manive quality" i'ontaVoi' Yw*C.\Z1 -V"" » £9 10 0 Three-Piece Bedroom Suite, comprises War...
TENNIS. WARMUR WEST v. MORTON PLAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 22 April 1914
TENNIS. WAR31UR WEST t. MORTON TLAIN?. J-he final match in connection with the 'yatchem distiict tennis tournament was l>)uj'ed ou the Urd iuBt\ Morton PHins ! won aftar nn mcki.iK mtcii u I MortoD Plains now hold tho clip presented j by Mr Paul Yog* 1. The following aro tho [ games played, tho first-mentioned plajers • in each caso representing Watumr West: ; Gent's Doubles. ! 1'. Morritt and 'V. Connellun lost to Jae. j Clconan and J. Connellun, a—C. T. Blair and H. Woods lost to Mat. Naugliton and H. Green, 2—G. S. Fielding and A. Blair lost to P. Sexton and A. GreeD, 5—0. Ladies' Doubles. Misses B. Ccnno'Hn and J. Blair lost to Misaes E. Gieen and G. Connellan, 2—0. Misses K. Connellan and A. Fielding bitat Misses K. Green and M. Connellan 6-5. Mixed Doubles. Miss J. Blair and T. Connellan lost to Mies B. Green and J. Connellan, 1—6. MisB K. Connellan and T. Blair beat Miss M. Connollan and H. Green, 6—i. Mies B. Connellan and P. Merritt beat Miss 1C. Green and P. Sexton, 6—S...
Corack Races. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 22 April 1914
Corack Races. The annual niraling of liCorackKnee t Club wa» heUl ob Easter Mond iy in the i ptrstneo of a l:iise immh' r of spcctntois. The weather conditions were perfect, nnd ! the'proceedings pasted off in tho j-ottl at}Is that is always customary at Gomel . A feature, lioweTer, which slightly marred a good day's racing was tho ditqualific;. tion of WiuchesB, together with her owner «£nd rider, for 0 inonthf, who in the omuion of tho stewards was not ridden out in tl.e Corack Handicap. Kfsuits : — Htudlo ltace.—Timid Bill 1, 'l'lia ltaft 2, CifEolino 3. Winner S to 1 on. Trial Stake?.—Douola 1, ValUerera 2, Lady Notus 3. Thinner 2 to 1 onr Two.year-old ltace.—Lady Norwood and Bbdfcid (deid heat) 1, Lady bandolier 3 Betting.;. 2 to 1 on Lady Norwood, evens Kidford. Corack Handicap.—Britnoed ], Win chess 2. Only BUrters. Winner 2 t.o 1 on. Jeffoolt Handicap. — Aderyn Dhu 1, Grand Spcc 2, Lady Notus S. Winner 2 to J on. Welt«r Handicap.—Baronial 1, M.i.W. 2, C'-eioline 3.. Winner U...
Wimmera and Western District Land Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 22 April 1914
Wimmera and Western Dis trict Land Sales. Messrs Young Bro=, , Horsham, Nhill Hamilton unit branches report having sold fiom March 1 to April J (5 wei>k«)— '.(SOU acres for .(137,45s, and luased 0318 acres. and fer tho cuirciit year, January 1 (o April 4 (3 months)— 41,101 acres £«tXl~'2,203, and leaied 23,912 acros. Account Fied Thomas Doo»n noar Horsham, S00 acres at £12 10s to J. Knuckej; W. • Kilsby, Hopetoun 2500 aurts to P«rcy Lsaruiontli ; Ch«.d Ward, ( Jnelonr, allot *f land at Horsham ; Mrs Burke, Warraekaabaal, 13'Jl acres and 590 acres on l^asetoJ. Williams; Gdo.Symons, South Brighton, Horihatii, 1000 acrea on leaso to Carter Bros , Gleaisla (conjunction 'J'. H, Liidlaw and O.) : E. G. Hoffmann, Nhill. 317 acrcs at £7 l(Js to J. D. lioile : AY. J. Greenhill. Kaniva, 700 acres to J. Brodribb; Mr O'Callaghan, Donald, 600 acres on lease ; Jno. foulton and Sons, Hopetoun, hoinostead and 3700 acres land to K. G. Beg'gp, HoDtina Hill, 120 acres freehold and 200,000 acres lea...
JIL JIL v. ST. PATRICK'S. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 22 April 1914
JIL J1L v. ST. PATRICK'S. The above mfitjh was played on Wed nesday, Sth April, at Jil Jit, and resulted in k win f ir St. Patrick's by 18 games. The fvlUwing are tha scores, the fiist named couples representing Jil Jil:— Rl'DonBld and Pole lost to Busteed and ShoeaD, 3-6. Palfrauian and Clorer lost to Blencowe and llogan, 2—G. Miller and O'Donnoll lost to Buat«ed and Kirkhaui, 2—6. Mrs Clovar and Hiss Clover beat Misses .Wilkinson and A. Busteed, (3—3. Misses M. O'Xeefe and /Neal last to Misses Callilmn and Willey, 5—G. Misses B. O'Keefe and Noonan beat Misses Blencowo and Q, Busteed, G—3, Miller and Miss Neal beat Blencowe and Miss Wilkinson, 0—5. Clover and Mrs Clover lost to Sheean and Miss A. Bustaed, 0—6. Pole and Jliss Noonan lost to 'Hogan and Miss Dlencowe, o-0. Palfrauian and Alias Clover lost to ICirkbam and Miss Bustesd, 5—G. Jil »il 3 sets (3o gauies), St. Patrick's 7 sets (53 games).
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 29 April 1914
e® a&lt;s>»&lt;9• ■»>«> &lt;5*c » ® o" • ^.•/o'• ^•o'o/o,®'^ When tea was first introduced into Europe, about a couple of hundred years ago — anyhow, long before my time — it was told in chemist's shops, and was thought to be a cure for every thing from a broken leg to a pimple on one's nose—of course, they didn't know much about tea then—to-day, however, it is thoroughly well known as the nicest and the most wholesome of all beverages — it stimulates and brightens one up svithout causing the slightest after i5i effect, and 1 know of nothing In my shop that I can say the same thing of. Chemists arc great tea drinkers —1 suppose it's because we've always got to have our wits about us, and bccause we know there's nothing nicer or better that we can drink. In my own home we always use the Robur No. J Grade, and very nice tea It l»—it has a delightful flavour, and gives us great satisfaction. Tht Chemist. DRUIDS GALA and BAZAAR DRUIDS GALA and BAZAAR EAS...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 29 April 1914
A GOOD BUSINESS SUIT AT A REASONABLE PRICE MADE TO YOUR MEASURE. FOR j I I S5/. I 0 Tjry "ono o! thea* | I Suits and you will be | Ij agreeably surprised at j I their marvellous value | | —you have the pick of | the largest variety in t Auetralla of Suitings ij In the lateBt shades j> and designs to choose ■ from. 3 MLL ONE PRICE. I Ordering olsewhort-' t Is sheer was to of j &lt;j money, as the Suit I i J make for SB/- 1b equal s s1 to anything else at: I i 7°/" | p Patterns, S.M. form f 2 and tape aent to any address. Fit and Stylo Guaranteed. W. EE. IBIRTUCSS THE PEOPLE'S TAILOR. 159 BOURKE STREET. MELBOURNE. CLOSER SETTLEMENT FAREL ALLOTMENTS Application is invited for Farming Areias on the Undermentioned Estates— Estate. Nerrin Nerrin Streatham 12 Mt. Widderln Skipton 5 Pannoo Echuca 7 Maratbon and Willow Grove Echuca 4 Cremona Yea 6 Eumeralla Hamilton 2 Allambee Yarragon 16 Moybu Wangaratta ; 2 Bona Vietft Warragul 8 No. of Allotments Available. Suitable for wheat g...
HOW TO USE FERTILISERS. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 29 April 1914
HOW TO USE FERTILISERS. The guiding principle in the appli cation of manures is to use them as supplementary to the natural soil re sources, and not as a main source of fertility. Most good agricultural soils contain vast stores of dormant plant food, and the aim should be to develop as much as possible of this plant food latent in the soil by thorough cultiva tion, supplementing any deficiencies with fertilisers. What those deficien cies are can best be found o"t by ac tual experiment, and, having deter mined them, the problem for eicli farmer and orchardist is to ascertain the most profitable and economic way of supplying the soil's needs. In all districts, with a light rainfall, super phosphate is likely to continue the most profitable of all phospb.itic man ures. In the wetter areas, however, especially on soils deficient in lime, basic slag, or Thomas' phospliate is a valuable adjunct to the production of good crops. When a man and a girl whisper to gether they arc almost certa...
PRECAUTIONS AGAINST MICE. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 29 April 1914
PRECAUTIONS AGAINST MICE. Many devices have come under no tice from time to time to cope with the mice pest in the wheat or hay ! field. Building the stack upon a raised : platform does not answer the purpose; j the mice will climb up the blocks up j on which the platform Is built, run I along underneath the platform boards, ' and so enter the stack. Enclosing the stack, as some farmers do, with line wire netting, will also 'be found un suitable, as the mice will climb up the wire netting. The only successful method to keep them out is to enclose the stack with a fence of galvanised iron, either plain or corrugated, about two feet high. Let the iron into the ground to a depth of ofur inches, and place it in a slant ing position, pointing outwards from the stack, all around it; taking care to leave no open space at the cor ners; it will be found impossible for mice to enter a stack thus protected.
FARM IMPLEMENTS. Their Care and Preservation. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 29 April 1914
FARM IMPLEMENTS. Their Care and Preservation. A matter which is very often ne ments. They are so often allowed to glected on farms is the care of imple lie ■ afbout the place in all weathers that their periods of usefulness are seriously curtailed. After an imple ment has done its first season's worK 1 the owner should, when stowing ;t in its proper place, see that it is in or der, and if there are any defects he should make a note of them, or, if convenient, It is better to have such defects repaired at once. Then he knows that his machine is ready for the next season's work. With such implements us the stripper or har vester, where belts are used, the bsits should be removed and have a little oil rubbed on them, and be put away in a cool place. The seed drill is an implement that requires a lot of care. A little extra attention will often save two or three days' delay. Succ im plements as ploughs, harrows, culti vators, etc., which are of iron, do not require a shed so much, but a...
THE PRODUCER'S POINT OF VIEW. What Is Farm Management? [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 29 April 1914
THE PRODUCER'S POINT OF* VIEW. What Is Farm Management? What is farm management'! How is it to be applied to farm problems as a method of work hi their solution? If it is not a definite method of solving farm problems,' it is not worth while to pursue its study. The term has a definite significance; it is a distinct method of attacking individual farm problems. It signifies a well-ordered business; a clearly-defined system of conducting rarm operations under a particular set of conditions. There is no more important problem before the fanners in this State than 0f mak ing his farming more pro:i.;:ble. This cannot be done without a more com plete and detailed knowledge of the business 011 individual farms. How does farm management help us to this knowledge? Farm manage ment. in a word is tile application of sound principles, good judgment and economic rules to the. business of farming. In order to emphasize the importance of profit and to ensure the securing of a reasonable anioust o...
A JOURNALIST'S WORK AND HIS TRIALS. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 29 April 1914
A JOURNALIST'S WORK AND HIS TRIALS. By John Foster Fraser. Many aspirants for journalistic fame want to be a special correspondent. It is an ideal life. You go everywhere Mid see everything. You are the ac credited representative of a groat newspaper, and your profession is the open sesame to witnessing all the his toric sights of your day. You way be sent to record the Durbar in India; or to describe a Presidential election in j-Ue United States; or to witness fight ing in the Balkans, and send thrilling despatches to your journal; or to have good time at Cowes, writing about the regatta; or to attend huge poli tical demonstrations and provide pen pictures of the proceedings. And everywhere things are made easy and Pleasant, for the Press is a great fac tor in the land. It is a charming picture, and I re member the time, twenty-live years ago, when, as a very junior writer, I looked upon the special correspondent as a very god in my profession, and I had dreams that maybe one day I...
PEN-POINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 29 April 1914
PEN-POINTS. None are so blind as those who can not see. i It takes a good deal of philosophy to take things as they come, but it requires.more to part with things as they go. ' . All women are two-raced—before preparing their toilettes and after. ! Truths which have to be whispered are usually false. i Heights, whether physical or men tal, usually induce dizziness. j The Austin Hospital for Incurables, the one institution in the State which undertakes the careful tending and Iho tender relieving o£ the most piti able cases of physical human suffer ing which can possibly 'be conceived. What that endurance must .be is not possibly known to the outsider. There are bald facts that cover a world of hidden meaning. Sooner or later the strain becomes too much for those who work in the hospital, and a 'breakdown conies. The nerves go; 110 woman can stand for very long the sight of the ghastly torture of the cancer wards, and the utter 'hopeless ness of the fight where pain and death must in...