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WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914

WOMEN'S INTERESTS (Bt "Aakrwi**.' Xh« spurt*' coat mutat qui'# i for » short time at Uw»t, *o oust tho ubiquitou. fur and pliuh coats »nd I stniofl These coat* *ro mado « t,* | hut very ligbt-woight blanket olothi .omo biaut.fui on5 .tr.k.ng colonog.. The most vivid tones aro used restraint, and tho coots are cut oni Tory I full and gencrous-lmcs. That they aw 1 exceedingly comfortable and warm gooa I without sayiug, audi )u«t "°Y' I have a Cachet of smartness which ex !£*]» even tho most costly fun. Tho 1 length of tho now coat it not much W®v tho knee, and tlioy Td° 'n Magyar or Raglan shapo at tho top, and gathered in closoly to tho to 1». Groat patch l-^kcts and very wide I rovers and collar are other futures, land Kencrolly thoy aro trimmed solely I with facings of k darker or l.ghtor shaUo of the sanw material 1 One of tho fashions which «as ai Way" ,-rotty was that of tho hat w,th 1 a transparent crown. In thoso days I tho hat in question was composed tirely of drawn black or...

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914

OF RURAL INTEREST (Bj "lluitiuua.") [ A spirited offer by Air. A. K. T. P Payne as a mombor of the council of , tho Koyal Agricultural Society should do moro towards bringing about tho adoption of bulk handling of grain > than tho half-boarted recommendations [ that resulted from the long-drawn out , investigations of the Commission of ^ Enquiry, and the feeble aotion promised by thu Government as the outcome o* tinse recommendations. Mr. Payne Is . doualing £100 for pnacs for idoaa for ' appliances to handle wheat in bulk. As , a result of a conference of members I of tho couucil of tho Royal Agricultu ; ral Society representatives of thff I Wheat Commission, tho Railways De , partments and tho Chamber of Agrt , culture, it was decided that priees ot i £50, £80 and £20 should be offered , for tho most effective and economical t methods und appliances for handling wheat in bulk from tho time of its do | livery from tho stripper, harvester, or I thresher until its arrival at tho r...

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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THE COMPOST HEAP. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914

THE COMPOST HEAP.* Comport is mixed end rotted vogo tablo matter, particularly ntunure and litter. Tho mixture of bulky fertilis ing materials, known as compost, while ot little importance to tho general far mer, plsys an important part in gar den I'fAotioos, Mnny of tho garden crops mas', be madO' in a very short time, or are of dolioate feeding habits Their food theroforc, must be easily assimilable. It is good practice to pile all coarse manures, sod*, weeds, or any rubbish arailablo ftfr tho pur pose, in big, flat hoepe, to ferment and rot before Being applied to the gordon .oil. If dceired, ohomical manures, such ae superphosphate, bono-dust, kai nit, or muriato of potaeh, may bo add ed to make tho compost tho richor. By spading or forking the heaps well a few times at roasonable intervals, a homogeneous msse is easily obtained, which can be appliod in great liberality without fear. Or more sparingly, in ac cordance with the needs of tho particu lar crop. Of equal importance is...

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FORESTRY AND ITS RELATION TO AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 29 May 1914

FORESTRY AND ITS RELATION TO AGRICULTURE. (By H. Moek»y, Ooneorvalor of I'or Mt*, in "Journul of Agricul ture.") Forestry meant tho preservation and mamtonauoo of the natural tree-growth P' » country by wise use. It oo*«,rns ? V1 . the reatocking or replenishment ^ of nakoi »nd denuded fhA1*?' °| t recklessly stripped by nf' £0. £ min or by tho dovaSatioi ?Li r rraco i4, ln««<loa tho sowing and planting of treos to repair tho committed by theso agencies. Agrioulturo, on tho other hand, is tho utilisation and cultivation of tfeo soil 1/1 order that it may yield tho great est diversity of products for tho ser vice of man and boast. Tho two .wionces are closely related to each "f'ltl'J T?ls, PfoP^ly control lod and wisely used always havo a benefi cial liiiluonoo on agriculture. It whon man coos against natural laws, hilf »3 i 0 Tor. .of mountain and hill, that ho and his follows suffer most loss in tho long run. If you donudo the mountain and hill-tops, tho !«\2 ?nd especia...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

Miss PriniaiiprniU' lisped to her lodger: " Mr. Barker! I'm sorry to say Miss Gold too tli complains of your cougli I'm afraid slie will leave me to-day. She declares that it sounds most distress ful, , , , And stic told me ts say she feels sure You'd be well to-day, if you start rigut Taking'Woods' Great Peppermint cure: GEO. SMITH'S Giant Asters,.Stocks, Prfnsies, - . .> and all Flower and SPECIAL SEEDS. Vegetable Seeds. My hardy cold climate FRUIT TREES, Rose Plants, Shrubs, etc., grow vigorously when transplanted to milder districts. Smith's Seeds and Plants are sold on Honor. Try Them. Cash orders delivered Freight Paid ttt any Railway Station. Catalogues free on application. E*t. 1864.] GEO. SMITH, Seed and Plant Merchant, Baiaarat. JOHN MCKENZIE KING, Cohuna Store and Butter Factory Htis 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. Cal...

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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COMMERCIAL. KERANG STOCK MARKET. May 29th. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

COMMERCIAL. KKR.ANO STOCK MARKET. May 29th. Messrs. Andrew S. Muir & Co. report having held their usual fort nightly stock sale at tlieir yards on the above date, for which they had a Rood yarding of both sheep and cattle forward. Fat sheep were in strong demand, and sold at prices fully equal to last market, while ewes in lamb met with keen com petition. We yarded 476 sheep, which sold as follows :- Merino ewes, fat, 14s 6d; aged merino ewes, lis 4d; merino ewes, f.m., just commenced iambing, 21s 2d; comeback ewes, 4, 6 and 8-tooth, 19s 6d; Slirop. cross ewes, 2-tooth, 21s 6<1; crossbred weaners, 15s 6d. Cattle.- Fat cattle were eagerly sought after, and realised prices fully equal to late high rates. 2)1 and 3-year-old steers were also in good demand, while springers and young cattle sold readily. We yarded 130 cattle, which sold as follows;-Fat cows, £l 17s 6(1 to £9 12s 6d; others, £6 2s 6d; for ward conditioned cows, £4 16s to £5 5s; fat heifers, .£5; 3-year-...

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MACORNA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

MACORNA. The School Committee met on Thtudsay night of last week, Mr. Darvall, tlie presidens, being in the chair. The balance sheet showed a credit balance of over £L. This was considered very satisfactory, as during: the year water has been laid on all over the sciiooi yard, this item alone costing; about JLA. Other necessary improvements have also been attended to. The teacher reported that nothing: required to be done at present. It> was de cided to have wire screens erected over the windows ljcfore next sum mer. Several of the committee ex pressed their intention of putting in an appearance on Arbor Day to supervise the planting of' few more trees. Mr C. Mills, who has been a resident of this district for about 35 years, has built a nice home at St. Kilda, and with Mrs Mills, will shortly retire to the seaside. The Mills family is highly res pected, and regret will be felt at losing them. A presentation and farewell social will take place in the Minclia Hall on June 11th.

Publication Title: Cohuna Farmer's Weekly
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PATHO. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

PATHO. I.ocivl tennis players are again enthusiastic. A match played at Tomarii Inst Saturday resulted in an escitiiiKumiio, the visiforsbeiun beaten by two Rallies. Patlio hopes to turn the tables this week,, when Toniara team will visit here.

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WEE WEE RUP. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

WEE WEE RUP. Messrs. Wilson Bros, have com pleted two urgently-needed road : forming contracts in this neighbor Jhood-a 15-chain formation oppo site Mr. H. Newell's, Leitehville, i, and a shorter formation near the Wee Wee Rup Methodist Church. They will prove a boon to the travelling .public, as the road at the first-mentioned place was a morass at almost every season of the year. The coin ins Wee Wee Rup Me thodist Chinch Social promises to he a bij* success, if those who should know do know anything about it.

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[?]L LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

vi.ETILK (i'roh Our Spooml Convspoiuk'nt.) It t.:wo be an.,- iuundatioii for ro c-onv vu.ulatifiia nnont the u» iUr un.eh «ortiiicauN arc issued to na piring motorists, it is hardly i\ mutter lor wonder thuc necidenta nro many, and taut tiro man at the wheel is au* utMom.v to tho average pedestrian. The waj has heon easy lor applicants lor c«i,tilica,-o>. A. correspondent tells how. He says:-"tiiero in n great outcry against tho reckless driving of motor curs, and the consequent killing' ami maimm/. of poop.>. Not once iiavo X hoard iue.. what I think is tho real ro^t of tho whole trimblo - tho reckless and careless way in which tho :i ihorities hand out licences, I think .. «iairy would show tho following to bo about tho method adopted:-Mr. Any body buys a motor and wants to drlvo it. Ho knows nothing about driving n mule, much less a motor-car. Ilo t tke> two or thio.> lessons from a gar net} utUudant, and then invites a mom bor of i ho polico foreo, who knows as much ...

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ROMANCE OF A FAMOUS GOLD MINE. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

ROMANCE OF A FAMOUS GOLD MINE. About forty years ago a .Scotsman, Donald Gordon by numb, was endeavor ing t<i 'niako a fortune by cattle graz ing'on \i 10 acres in Queensland. Tho venture usis not-a success, and Gordon took little intercut in tho land, even when hi* brother .Sandy got an idew thai there was wealth in the big me tallic lool:in/* boulders on tho iraot. lint neither Sandy nor any of the pros* pectors who visited the district suspect ed gold in what thoy took to be a pure iroptitcuc formation. Ultimately, howc»er. '.no brothers nuned Morgan, while on a prospecting tour in 1&82. took specimens away, which panned ut ;W riohlv tbnt they at first doubted the evidence of ihoir sen-ies. . ; KvojiJuallr ih > Morgan' brothors /formjvUu U t.u, i^in'o..thc Inn'!, .. ..' i- \11 nin - ^ l)i>*f-t ho . i»*<:«; 'osts, , bein^ sold to A!r. Th<:nt;».< ji. on inanagor o£ t'o Quecnsh'isd Nr.tumnl Bank, his brotW Thomas, and others....

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MEAD. NEW DRAINAGE WORK. SETTLERS COMPENSATION QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

MEAD. NEW DRAINAGE WORK. SETTLERS COMPENSATION QUES TION. Drainage work in connection witli the Mead irrigation district is quietly progressing. . Mr Peter Wilson, of Geelong, has, however, : abandoned his contract for the third drainage scheme-a job rep resenting fibout .£375-after doing the first 5 or 6 chains, and for this work fresh tenders are about to be called. What is known as the fourth Mead drainage scheme, which, however, is really an exten sion of scheme No. 3, has now readied the tender stage, and ap plications are about to be called also for this important work. The last' mentioned development' represents new channellingot about l:/i miles length, and running into some 25,000 cubic yards. It will run to the back of Messrs C. H. McDonald and Geo. Manners' ground, between Messrs J. "Fhor burn and J. McDonald's properties, and through Mr J. H. Nicoll's block, connecting with the No. 3 drainage scheme on the boundary line between Nicoll's and Seiner's ground. During the pa...

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THE MANAGEMENT OF YOUNG PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

THE MANAGEMENT OF YOUNG PIGS. (ii.r Vm-ws as to wiiafc weight «. pig »h.»u!d «'o.;C.i v.uy enormously. A friem» o; my uv n, once a weil-kmnvu Berk shire* brooder, mado his pigs into ba conors m ab;:ut thirty weeks or into porkers hi sixlc.n weeks, hut I do no: think ilu\t in tiu\»c later (lays he would 'jo satisfied witlt the results, for 7J months i> a lo.;g period to feed t» youngster for pnmo me-at, whereas it th . meal were too heavy tho reduced price would remove ail tho incentive. A p;>rl;cr pig should pay very well in weeks and not he too fat, as «}.-;£ as m tho e.i.so of tho baconer lh« j, us down tho pric-. A::o lu' onco fa.nous breeder friend fod his pigs until his hams scaled 20.b e-aeh. hut these ;v. ro only sown ir.on.hs o.d, yet they afford an excellent idea as to the gross weight of the caro..sc. The curcr of bacon requires not only lean meat, but small mem, henco tho weight- oi a ba.«m pig shouM not ex coed 110 to KiO'lh., and it is precisely i such hum: which ...

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KINGS WHO LIVE ON PENSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

KIKGS WHO LIVE ON PENSIONS- ! In subjugating the savago tribes in twir Airicun and Asiatic p.*»sessions, a ms»k which has kept tho Krcncli people busy for many years. they have been not a liule embarrassed at times by iindiug themselves burdened with a few deposed nimiaieiis whom it was found necessary to pension olF Hi order to keop them out of further mischief. Ono of i in?' Iirst- of these deposed kings was .Behaii/.tn, King of Dahomey, who \YH* -deprived of his throne some twenty years ago, and whoso son is.now liviiig iii Paris on a ' small pension. r :^M5-.»;h:!M»dgJ}t ^Isb.bo< jnn<l<\- of '.tljm, nephew and suc^ow-or of BenHausm, Prince King of Dahomey, wlio was dis possessed in 1900. What caused the . most, chagrin TO c his black king was not so much t?ifs io?s of his reaim, hut that <»: :« 'arje diamond ring, the gift of llie" Government which eonfiscated it. Mighty thousand fr,,no.s is tho pen sion which i;; paid to the former Ki...

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District News. GUNBOWER. SHIRK MATTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

District News. (I-'roiu our Correspondents.) OUNHOWKR. SHIRK MAT'PKUS. The Rochester Shire Council, ut its monthly meeting last week, dealt with n number of mutters re lating to Gunhowev and neighbor ing districts. Mr. P. C. Mueller, of Keluica, wrote to say that he lind been instructed by Mr. A. Thaw, of Gtinbower, to write con cerning a shire contract he had completed for his brother, Mr. J. W. Thaw, The Shire Council re fused now to pay anybody but Mr. J. W. Thaw. This matter was re ferred to the shire solicitor. The rate-collector for the Gunbower district riding reported tdat he had collected £51 2s 3d rates and arrears, also /ClR dog fees. He would like to receive instructions re persons refusing to register their dogs. Stinkwort was becoming a pest in parts of Gunbower Island, and his position was difficult to manage. Several dishonest and unscrupulous persons object for cibly to giving up privileges that they have enjoyed but are not en titled, to. He referred particularly t...

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WORTH A SECOND TROUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

WORTH A SECOXD T .-.SUSHI. j 'I .»»* ulnuhiC boiYuWer is i\ hvio.« u.i A.auo. The k,s.. Us... h are fic^ie.uly ti.e jui.uosi v>i»vkcr>. l'r«"».tpv?viiy h..s b.en the ru..Ml.oit oi many niau, It* voir must carry a griev.meo around wixli you. koop it lo youi\>cll. Ignorance is not bliss when you nro in the hands of ft sharper. If your wife is a good cook don't for get to toll her so. Sho deserves the praiso, Tho man who keeps tho cornors oi his mouth turned up is a publfo bene factor. The o'ock never complains of being overworked, and it puts i:i every m»n uto, too! If tho roins nro drawn too tightly tho young folks aic liable -to run away irom homo. , Hecause' a couolo aro lino-looking 1m no sign they \viM got- along fmo onco they nro married. Many a cow kicks because that ;.> the only way sho can toll you that something is wrong, j If it becomes n«-<\ssary to destroy tho little kittens, don't lot tho children, soo von do it. Iv's queer how many men have busi n...

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£40 FOR A SLIPPER. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

£40 FOR A SLIPPER. Forty pounds was the reward which Miss Hilda Gilbert, a young and beau tiful American, received for tho loss of one of her dainty slippers, which, Cm derella-llke. sho left behind ill a well knowu Paris cafe where she had neon performing. Miss Gilbert is gtvdliat* the globe to win a wages made with the well-known novelist, Mr, Jack Lon don. One condition is that she should work her way round tho world, and it was in the discharge of this not too easy t«»sk \hat she found herself singing to a select- compan'y iu tho Cafo do Paris on the night that her slipper 2>ao.'>» d from her possession into that of the baron who had fallen a victim to the charms of her voice. Unable to detain the singer, the baron pleaded for the slipper as a memento, and, h's mjuekf- acceded to, swelled Miss' Gil bert's travelling fund to tho exte it ol a lOOOf. note, Africa is to- bo 'he scene of her'next eonquets, and, rl tlmngh.she has already been tw.v year? on her journey, sho is no...

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District Irrigation. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

District Irrigation. The Mead settlers, and also those of Bahiawm, Ballendella, Restdown and Rochester are busily at work collecting evidence to lay before the Royal Commission on Closer Settlement when that body shall sit in those localities. The particular subjects engrossing at 'tention include matters relating to the 69th clause, and to the cost of the original acquisition of closer settlement estates by the Board. The Water . Commission are throwing open about 1700 acres to closer settlement at Murrabit. The land has been acquired from Wat son Jiros. and Rowley Bros. It will be administered from ,the Koondrook supply system. The country is described as being" most of it gorjd. It will be cut up into blocks of from about 20 to 90 acres. It borders Mr John Mc Donald's orange groves at Myall. Landowners in the Boort irriga tion district recently held a meet ing regarding the supply of water for irrigation. Previously Boort district and Tragowe] were served from the storage known a...

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DEADLY WEAPONS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

DEADLY WEAPONS. A l*YouoU inventor lias mado n fright- ; ful addition to tho ollicaey of the ro volvor. A small but powerful elootrio light is attached tb tho mechanism or a pistol of ordinary sizo. JBy uso of louses and mirrors tho glaro of tlio circle of light which tho Jump throws is l/right enough to ba clearly seen in daylight against a light-coloured suit of clothes. N«w, tho%ooutro of tho circlo of light uuuked by a black spot, by arrange ment oi' thu louses, is oxaotly tho spot where tho bullot will striko. Thus all ono has'toxdo is to p'aco the black cen tra of the blazing circlo of light over tho heart of an adversary and pull tho trigger. At night tho light is shockingly strong. Experiments with tho new wca non show thnt#porfcct greenhorns, who linve nover it sod a revolver' in their lives, cau slioofc far moro accurately, tliuu exports uoing an ordinary pistol. Up to sixty yards lio cannot miss " a small bull's-eye, day or night, wlii'e extremely nccur&to shootin...

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The Coming of the Sleeper Cutters. THREATENED FOREST DEVASTATION AT COHUNA. NEED FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 5 June 1914

The Coming of the Sleeper . Cutters. THRIvATKNKD . FOUTiST DI VASTATION AT COHUNA. NIvlvD 1-OR IMMlvDIATK ACTION. Considerable perturbation is be ing created iu the minds of local forest lovers at tliv impending arri val of a gang of sleeper-cutters who are under orders from the Railway Department to proceed at once to Column to cut sleepers from the. lo cal Ounbower forest for use on the Coluiuarailway. 'Although an im mense number of sleepers -report; cd to be about 10000--has been stacked at Klmore, this appears to be far from sufficient to complete the job. The Department has there fore decided that those required for Column shall be cut from the forest at Cohuna. Already the Forest Ranger, Mr Dowey, is beseiged with applications for permits, and the cutters arc- to arrive next week. The threatened danger is not thaj many thousands of sleepers are go ing to be cut. but that the hand,-.j some wcll-grnwii forest gum nd ja«, ce'nt to the town' of Column,' and which line so, picture...

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