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MEAT AND BUTTER IN SAN FRANCISCO. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
MEAT AND BUTTER IN SAN FRANCISCO. Tlie-San Francisco 001 r :«pondent of the Melbourne "Ago*7 thus describe th>» condition of tho San Francisco mt.rkou at tho uwl of January, when the Waimnto arrived from Syciii'y .and vVtllingtoa with 1000 tons of lroz>n prodn.^ and 1US,G00 lbs. of butter: Tho tactics adoptod by tho San Fran cij-co mc«t retinites ar&lt;» no\r, and have b?en for several months, to well fell*1 ni'jat ns American meat, and obtain i.&lt;o prevailing prieos, thereby reaping i r>h harvest of profit. They flatly denied they woro handling Australian nu.at, and refused to bill it as such, although the s*iru and quality of tho iinpmod article was patent to all pur chasers. Th.» primo appearance of tho forofgn ounmodity proved beyond a doubt that ooiisumers were getting tho Australian product, but tlio re tailers maintain:*! that it was Ameri can id oat only r.-hich thoy purveyed, ami accordingly demanded ihe local h gher prces. One unbiassed oflieiaJ ...
THE OBSCURE MRS. TOWNSEND [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
THE OBSCURE MRS. TOWNSEND Jfc it . startling, soul-wrenching thin:? to discover that ono ii a nonentity. A woman may have quito clearly recog ° j v 'act that Bbo J* not brilliant .nd hate accoptod it as hor lot and de»tiny to alwayi mako ono of tho ,ori*»; yet such 10 tho majesty of lifo, of which tho i« a pulse, that it will bo impossible for her, undor normal condi tions, to evor regard horself aa a ne fhgiblo atom of tho universo. To find that othors do so has tho offect of a spiritual earthquake. It shakos tho foundations which sho has always taken /or granted. Mrs. Townsend was truly fmodeat, t»at sho had novor realised that sho was wrapped in obscurity, aa in a cloak of invisibility, until sho went to the Bien nial Meeting of tho Gonoral Federation . of Women's Clubs,, hold at Waterbury, - situation W -hofiilf 'tintil that l>ronk. fast iacldo&t 00 tho morning of tho fourth day. . Thoro wcro two othor women vroar ing Fedoration badges at nnothor tnblo In thocafo, whe...
TURF TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
TURF TOPICS. (Bj "Flemington.") ft was hoped that . when Trafalgar roiurnud to work unothor opportunity would bo afforded him of placing a Melbourne Cup to his credit. It now looms protty certain, however, that Iho chestnut champion will not futuro havo anything to do with handicaps. 1/ Trafalgar stands tiio proparation ho lias just entered upon, ho will bo raced ex clusively in Weight for Ago races. 'In handicap racing with big fields, and sometimes helpless littlo riders taking part, thero is always a risk of accident and Trafalgar's owner is auxious to guard tho horso as much as possiblo against such dangers for tho remainder '«t his career on tho Turf. Though nothing is sottlod yot, there id just a possibility that Burrawang will ho given anothor ohanco on tho Turf, . Tho big Sirainor horso haa had a poasoa at tho stud, and now sooms. to bb r,thbroughly" Eijnnd.again.^ -At ii»8. best, Burrawang was a pcrformor o* class, and thero is no reason why ho should not com© back to form ...
SHARE YOUR ROSES. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
SHARE YOUR ROSES. £ tourist brings this pleasant stor? about Andrew Carnegie from Scotland: At Slcibo Castle Mr. Oarnegio had A beautiful roso garden. There were thousands of red and white and yellow roses always blooming there, and the villagers were free to saunter in the garden paths to their heart's content, Ono day the head gardener waited upon Mr. Carnegie. "Sir, I wish to lodge a complaint,'* ho ventured. "Well?" and the master waited. "Well, sir, I wish to inform you that the villago folks are plucking the rones in vour roso garden. They are de nuding your rose'trees, sir.11 "Ah, and there was a noto of deep satisfaction in Mr. Carnogio'a voice, mro my people are fond of flowers, are they, Donald? Then you must plant icorel" T» a bulletin issued by tho Govorn* ment statistician (Mr. Trivett) it ia stated* that on Mare)! 31, 15)14, there were 1,814,1)85 persona in New South Wales. Of those 90ft,965 wore male* and 870,282 females. At the end of 1913 the population was 1,8112,4...
HANDLING CANADA'S WHEAT CROP. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
HANDLING CANADA'S WHEAT CROP. Conditions (says "The Sydney Stock and Station Journal") have never been so pood for handling the Canadian gram crop at the head of tho Lakes, y the close of navigation there will be no Ices than 40,000,000 bushels stor age capacity at Fort William a and Fort Arthur, which is 12,000,000 bush els more than last year. The new Government-owned elevator is now oompkfcd, .and .the machinery will be ready to handle ite share of the oom ing season's crop. It has a capacity of three-quarters of a million bushels in the workhouse and two and a halt millions in the storage bins. In fact, there is room for elevator space ol some 802000,000 bushels. In .addition to the Government elevator, the Can adian Paoifio Railway, Grand Trunk Paoifio, and Canadian Northern, to gether with the Fort William Eleator Company, and other concerns, are erecting new buildings, no that tbu total increase in storage facilities this Tear will bo about 12,000,000 bushels.
Cohuna Tennis Club. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
Cohuna Tennis Club. ANNUM, MICKTIXC The annual meeting of the Co luuia Tennis Club was held at Fran.z's Hall on Thursday even ing 21st, the President (Mr .[. M'K. King) in the chair." There was a remarkably large attendance, so largo indeed that it difficult to resist the suggestion that it had ijecn diligently packed. The Sec retary (Mr Cahill) read the an nual report and, balance-sheet. 1 ins gave; the past year's receipts, including a credit balance of £9 19s 6d at ^'1-4s 6d, and the ex pinditme at .625 10s 6d, leaving a debit balance on the year's trans actions of ^1 6s. Of the expand!, aire ^21 was spent in erecting the naw court. The report showed that the number of members amounted to 5+, showing a large increase over previous years. Al together, the club had taken part in 17 matches during the year, of ivhieh they had won 13, including the local section of the Kerang and District Association Tournament. The balance-sheet was duly adopted. At this stage Mr Irvine drew at tent...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Ribs of b?of and other joints are frequently boned# by tho butcher and tho bonce sent with tho moat. Thoy should ok onoo bo examined. and any bita tho least tainted choppa off and thrown away. Tho bone« should then bo put into tho oven and baked slowly till dry, Thoy will then keep good for doreral days, and, when wantoa for soup, should bo Booked for half an hour in cold water boforo begiuning to cook them. TO KEEP RAW MEAT SWEET. Ran * iittlo vinogar over a largo dish, then place two pieces of atick across, lay tno joint on tho sticks, and tho meat will keep qui to fresh during tho hottest weather. It will also revent flica attacking it, since they isliko tho amell of vinegar. Storo in a cool pantry. TO PREVENT MILK FROM BURN ING. When milk has to bo boiled and there is a fear of it* burning, a good plan is to boil rapidly a Iittlo water just enough to cover tho bottom1 of tho pan-before putting in tho milk, This will provont tho milk from burning, however, forco ...
LEITCHVILLE AND WEE WEE RUP [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
u-:rrcitvn,i.K amd \vi:ic WKK Rn>. The annual Umpire Day picnic of the Leitehville, Wee Wee klip and Gunbower Island West schools took place last Friday at Burke's Ilrid.n'o, and was the greatest suc cess ot" all the Umpire Day picnics held there (writes our Wee Wee Hup correspondent). The attend ance imtl collections were both larger than oil any previous occa sion, ami speed v VOHIISSUTS were aMe to win a pood clay's pay. The Wee Wee Rup tennis courts, which are adjacent to the pic-uic ground, were occupied all the afternoon, while football enthusiasts were numerous in another part of the reserve.
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER (Tr»ta 0«r 8j>ml»l Oorrtipondtal). In market! contrast !o tho scara wliu-h mat winter sunt pctiplo in tnuu inud* 10 tho vaccinators is tl\w muu lerence w»vli which tho recruuo&ctnco of small pux in Sydney IB viowed fcwro. Under tho extremely iooso way of deal ing with pationia and contact* now prevailing tlio chances of tho unpJoa" uint disease expending ite Bcopo of ope rations to Melbourne nro by no moans remote. But familiarity ^}X'TU menace and tho absence of a in tho contaminated oily-sufficiently formidable to aires* attention, have dulled apprehensions. IVrlmpw u'hoU t\ few cuncs actually oeenr hero thoie will ho a different attitude, and, lot \w hope, for live saku of iho reputation. o* tho city, that it will be moro of tho .got-up-and-get" oroor than that or tuv Svdney people, who with Oriental in difference, seem to ho content that tho citv, of which they arc so proud, should continue indviiuiUdy to bo tho plaguo spot of Australia. >YhiU» imm...
AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE Reviewing th® subject of agricultural science in Great Britain, the outlook, says Professor Wood, is distinctly hope »ul. New fertilisers were coming into the market, as, for instance, the - ous prodncrta made from atmos»)i r&lt;c nitrogen. New varieties of farm crops were being produced by the Fli nt brecding Institiute at Cambridge, : nti elsewhere. Finally, the soil surreys on which the colleges had seriously cm barked would assist in defining the areas oyer which such results were -l' plioable. It only remained for itose who were responsible for the oonduct of field trials to increase the accuracy at the results, and the steady accumula tion of a mass of systematic and scien tifio'knowledge waa assured . It » ould be the business of the advisory stalls with which the colleges had recently been equipped by the British Board of Agriculture and tha Development Com mission to disseminata this knowudge in practical form to the farmers - f this oountry. Th...
THE Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, May, 29, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
T1IK Cohuna Farmers' Weekly. Friday, May, 23, 1914. Conr.vA CROWS LANDS SAI.-K A sale of crown lauds in fee simple was conducted at the Court House, Kerang, on Wednesday by Messrs G. A. Iience & Co. in rcspect of a number of Column township allot ments, situate at the north end of Kin}; Jvdward street, each of an area of half an acre. The first three lots, which had an upset of ,£20, were disposed of as follows: -Lot 2, J. McK. King, .£51; lot 3 J. McK. King .£36; lot 4, G. Clin ton, £26; Lots 5 and 6 were sold to H. J. Makejieace at the upset price of £50 each; C. H. Sam blcbc bought Lot 7, adjoining Ponton's for the upset price of £?40. IRRIGATION- FARM SALE.-An important and valuable farm is just coming- on to the local market '.n tonnection with the impending sale of the late Mrs E. Fehring's 303 acre farm at Horton. I*"or detailed description see advertisement, SUNSHINE LUCERNE CCJI.TIVA TORS.-AH sizes now available-8, 30, 12, 14-tine. Description and prices of these sp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
MOTOR CAR FOR HIRE, Any Hour, Day or Night. W. E. Peverill, Private Address: Cohun.Y IK>TKI.. Agent for rrmimis l;unl Cars. recrle." and l'tvcistoti Motor Cycles, ?Ncptuuo Oils. Motor anti Cvcr.v. Ri-i\uks A Specialty. Guns, Separators ami £r\vitti; Machines repaired. Aecessi'tns stockcd. 1 > re>, Oil?. Kc. S. F. Hyde For Up-to-date . . COACHPAINT1NG, SIGN WRITING, HOUSE DECORATING, AND PAl'ER HANGING. Main Street, Cohuna. i:STIMATI:S c.ivkn". Large Stocks of Wallpapers on Hand. n®- S. V. UYl'K wishes to inform the (public of On: district that lio has taken over the Coaclipaintuig Department ol Hall's Column Loach buUiHng Business, anil tli:(t all orders in tasted to'Him -liill receive prompt ami careful attention. Cooke Brothers, MACORNA. Agents for nil descriptions of farm machinery, '' Ueenie' horse awl cattle nigs. Send for cata logues. Blaekstone New Way Oil Engines. ALSTONS' WINDMILLS. Apply, Cooke Bros., Marcorna, for prices and catalogues. PlGS;-Get the full value o...
THE CELEBRATION AT GUNBOWER. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
THK CF-XKIiRATIOX AT GUXUOWKR. Km pi re day was celebrated lo cally by the annua! combined State School Picnic. As in 1913, it was held on the Gunbouer Racecourse, where the track furnishes an ex cellent course for the running of footraces, which formed so large a portion of the day's proceedings. Some 125 children assembled from four schools - Guubower, Gun bower Island, Pathoand Picaninny Creek-and, as they were for the great part accompanied by older or more juvenile members of their re spective families, the ground pre sented an animated appearance. From au edible standpoint, the parents provided liberally and well for the entertainment of the children, and the ladies who con stituted the working committee displayed a commendable and praiseworthy spirit in the way they carried out their part in making the event a success. This year a diminution in the funds collected led to a corresponding curtailment in the programme of races, never theless this included no less than 30 events,...
Empire Day. CELEBRATION AT COHUNA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
Empire Day. CELEBRATION AT COHUXA. As Empire Day fell this year on Sunday, the celebration has been carried out! on such alternative days as suited the different schools. At most the function was held last Friday.. At Column it came off last Monday. The day was ideal for the occasion, and the result was an unqualified success. This was the first occasion that this has been celebrated locally, and the celebra tion had consequently something of the charm of novelty. In order to facilitate the attendance of business people, the shops of the town were closed by arrangement between the hours of 11 and one. At the for mer hour the children were mus tered by the teaching staff in front of the school, 011 the topmost point of which gaily floated a handsome I'liion Jack. Some pre liminary drills having been per formed in first-rate style, the cere mony bewail by the salutation of the flag and the singing of the National Anthem. An adjournment was then made to the senior scholars room, where ...
OUR DEBT TO THE MOSLEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
OUR DEBT TO THE MOSLEMS. Startling as it may seem, the intel lectual salvation of Modern Europe from tho benumbing inlluonce of the Middle Ages was in a largo measure duo to tho Arabs. As early a* "the days of Haran-al-Itaschid, wno was a contemporary of Charlemagne, efforts ..t*r© mado by that Caliph to make science And Jitoraturo the permanent denizens of his empire. These efforts wer© slill further carried under tho brilliant rule of his son and sucoessor, A1 Mamun, whoso caliphate has justly been culled the Augustan Age of Islam. Learned men vrore -invited from many jifferent countries and remunerated for their labours with princely munifi cenco; and the works of tho best Greek, Syrian, Persian, and Indian writers were translated into Arabic and spread over tho entire Mahomedaxi world. In Spam. the University . of Cordova rivalled the literary fame' of Baghdad, and Mahomedan writers ap peared ©verywEero as the preservers and distributors .of knowledge. In the long night of Media...
MANURES FOR POTATOES. WITH A BRIEF HISTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
MANURES FOR P0TAT0E8. WITH A BRIEF HISTORY. (By B. Harrison, F.L.S., im "Tha Land.") The potato (Sol*nura tubefeum, Lu vis) is one of our moet important food products, and ite dovolopmunt and oul tivation havo mado rapid siridos sinot it was first imported into EuTope by the Spaniards, between 1680 and 1685, And afterwards into Groat Britain by Sir Walter .Raleigh, In "The Origin of Cultivated Plant*/' A. da Candaila says: "The potato is wild in Ohm (South Amerioa), in a form which is sti'l seen in our cultivated plants, and ite cultivation wad diffused boforo the discovery of America, from Chili to N*r Granada. It woe introduced, probably in tho latter half of the six teenth century, into that part of the United States now known as Virginia and North Carolina, and it was the -Virginian potato - .that ...Sir. .Walter brought baok to Ireland about the tamo timo as the Spaniards prooured it. Its name in its own country was "oponawk," which has an Indian sound. Evidently dating from th...
INSULT TO INJURY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
. INSULT TO INJURY. "Troll, did ho payt" aakodthe wife of a dentist, who had been out to eol lect a bill for a full set of teeth that ho had supplied to * man a Tear b*- J tore. ??'Pay me!" (framblcd the deekitt. "Not only did he refuee to pay me, bat h« aetually had the effrontery t» gnash at «e-with my teethl"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
Professional. A CARD. Dr. Nankivell, Has removed to liis new residence in Channel-street, Cohuna, And in future may be consulted there. Gonbower visited on Sale Days. _ J. W. Christopher, | M.A.C.D., D.D.S., N.W. IJniv., ... . ? SURGEON V DENTIST. Formerly of Collins-street, Melb. TAESrRKS to intimate that he has purchased the practice of Mr A. R. Wellman, of Kerang, and may be consulted for all classes of Dental Work, at Mr Wellman's late premises, Wellington-street, (opposite Exchange Hotel) Kerang. Crown & Bridge Work a Specialty Visits Cohuna every Alternate Week. Jas Richards, LL.B Barristo* and Solicitor, Victoria. Solicitor, Proctor and Attorney, New South Wales, 'ictoria-street, Kerang, next Com mercial, Hotel, 'Phone 61. and at Swan Hill, 'Phone 18. Visits Cohuna monthly on Sale Jays and on Court Days when re; ;uired. Koondrook and Barham fortnighly, on Tuesdays - Court Days. Trust moneys to Lend. Willan, Colles, and Willan, (Fstablislied 1852.), Barristers and Soli...
AMERICAN SHEEP BREEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
AMERICAN SHEEP BREEDS. The "American Sheep Breodor and Wool Grower," the organ of the sheep breeders in the United Statoe, gives an interesting account' of the theep shown at the recent International Lire Stock Exposition at Chicago. Tho exhibits of each breed are arranged in breeding and fat classes, and the arrangement is Terr different from that in otir own show catalogue*. The breeding classes were for ram two years and ovsr, and one year and under two; ram lamb under one year: ewe one year and under two; ewe lamb under ona year; Hock of rams, «ne year and over, two yearling owes and two ewe lambs; and tour lambs of either sex by one sire. The fat classes were for each broed: "Wether one year and under two, we ther lamb, ami pen of five wether lambs. Championships wero awarded for b ith rams and ewes, a~d in some ? breeds fur weth.rs. xln several of the 1 breeds sheep imported from England or their progeny scored tho chief wins. Tho general 4,g.t up"' of the yheep shown indicate...
LITERALLY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914
LITERALLY. "I though you said Miss Heaviside was a pood dancer?" wailed the young roan who had just tangoed with her. "She'8 been hopping on my toa* all the time." "That's ju«t what I told yo«," an awered the hort cheerily . "I said that when th»danMd «h» hardly MUD wi to tank t«*rU"