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Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 29 October 1914
Uliurcli Services. 25th October—XXI Sunday lifter Trinity ( Ml Saints' Day). St. Luke's C.-wkch of Engmnti Dookie College, 9 a.m. Dookie, VI a.m. (Children'3 Ser vice). Pine Lodge North, 3 p.m. i Dookie, 7.30 p.m., Children's Ser | vice ; 3pecinl singing by | children's choir, i Suitable Addresses by John K. Taylor; As it would bo unkind to both the teuchers and scholars of our Sunday School to let the year clo?o without | h:tvin&lt;4 ft Sundiiy School Anniversary j it has been thought best to have the ; Children's D»y on Sunday next. The day will be marked as a special day for the children. Prizes gained for most constmt attendance, and for lessons learned, will he distri buted after Morning Prayer, and i during evening service there will bo spuciul sinking by the children; Parents arc invited to make this Sunday a happy one for the children by attending these services. Please return your liumo Mission envelopes us soon as convenient. The collection for this very necessary ...
The Recorder. "Unwarped by prejudice, Unbrassed by faction, Irrespecive of [?]tionality or greed, Justice mete we our impartially to all." THURSDAY, OCT 29, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 29 October 1914
&be 'IRecorber. UmvarpcU by prejudice, Uubii^scil by taction, Irri'spi'ctivo of irthonalwy tr 01 lunic.i niciie w»« out impartially to ill/ THURSDAY, OCT 20. 1911. Shppparton Shiro Couucil meets uoxt Monday. Tendors wanted for feDoing Dookie" sanitary depot. See ndyt. 5"ne booth 111 connection with tbo Doplue show ware sold by Messrs AlcNalflara ahd Cs. Irtflt Monday, pud realised £10 103. | Mr. \V. E; L. Darkness, who for ■three yours '.VR9 Knglish master at llu! Donkio Af^riculturiil College, Into accepted a siinllitr position fit the Melbourno Grammar school. Holiday excursion fares will be available on nil lines in tho Valley in connection with the Melbourne Cup bivrtiiviil. Sen iidvt. Residents ot Dookio nud district experienced a fair sample of summer weather last Sunday, tho shade temperature reaching the vioinity of 98 degrees. Throughout tho day u bofc wind prevailed, and being accom panied by frequent clouds of dust, made the surroundings of the day of rest most di...
Teft Grass. Mr. B. Harrison, F.R.H.S., Buringbar. New South Wales, contributes the following:— [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 29 October 1914
Teffc Grass. | Mr. B. Harrison, F.R.H.S., Bur inpjlmr. New South Wales, con tributes tlio following :— The above variety of grass is a native of Abyssinia, and was in troduced into South Africa some years ago, where it has -proved of immense value for fodder, and it is very useful for a summer hay crop. Where there is sufficient moisture to germinate, it is of remarkably rapid growth. It lias been cut for hay in seven weeks from the time it was sown. When.it is high onough to shade the ground its growth is simply phenomenal, and as many as two or three cuttings can be obtained in a short season. According to analysis, it is very nutritious, and cattle, horses, sheep and pigs eat it greedily. One farmer in South Africa declares that his cattle will leave green lucerne for it, while a prominent dairyman avers that it largely increases the flow of milk. A South African writer says: "An average crop in this dry. country'is two tons per aero ; but a good crop will yield three I tons or n...
Advance Victoria. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 29 October 1914
Advance Victoria. He is a poor patriot and a worse economist who shuts his eyes to, and denies the possibilities of his own country. There are plenty of people who regard affairs so persistently from one angle that they have contracted a perman ent cast in their moral and mental vision. Among these are those who clung so long as they could to the ancient superstition that j no good manufactured tiling could > como out of Australia. When' that was exploded t hey took up j new ground, and gave it out that what was manufactured was in ferior, and that we had gone far onough. and had protection enough. Returns which have been prepared by Mr. A. Laugh ton, the Government Statist, show that Victorian manufactures have made astonishing progress. Dur ing the ten years up to December j 13, the number of factories in this I Stato increased from -1208 to 5613, the number of hands from 76,287 to 118,744, and salaries! from £4,7 94,3(55 to £10,714,336 The return also shows a very creditable l...
Estimating Wheat Crop Averages. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 29 October 1914
I Estimating Wheat Crop I Averages. Experienced farmers have the faculty of estimating at a glance the approximate yield of a pad dock of wheat in a manner which is astonishing to an outsider. It is said by an English authority, to-be not difficult for a person without experience to get a good idea of the yield by the following simple method:— Select from the field three good ears, three medium ears, and three poor ears, and fount the number of grains they contain. Add them together and divide by nine, thus getting the number of grains to the ear. A good crop contains about 200 ears to the square yard, a medium crop about 150 ears, and a poor crop not more than about 120 ears. By simple multiplication it is possible to calculate the approxi mate number of grains to the square yard, and thus to the acre—4840 square yards. Of course, the result is far from mathematical exactitude, but the expert says it is near enough for for practical purposes.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 29 October 1914
Weddings. Mr. J. Mahcr io Miss A. M'Loish A pretty wedding took place at the' residence of Mr. and Mrs. James MrLe!sbf, " Hazeldene," Walla Walla, 611 Thursday, 2nd September, when Miss Alice M'Loish, their eldest daughter, was married to Mr. jarno» Maher, j^ouiiTCst son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John M;ther.- Devenish. The ceremony was' performed by Rev. Father Carey, of Henty. The brio'c, \?ho was given away by her father, wore a beautiful gown of ivory crepe de clieno, trimmed Tvith white satin and orange blossoms; orange blos soms wreath and veil ; ami car ried a lovely bouquet (the gift of Mrs. P. Naismith). She was at tended by Miss Bessie M'Leish (sister of the brijle) as the only bridesmaid* who wore a white e'mhfoidered dress, and carried a staff of rose's and sweet briar, [ tied with satin streamers ; and wore a curb bangle (the gift of the bridegroom). Mr. Eric Elder shavr was best man. After tfjie iSo'resnony. the guests adjourned to a sOrrrptiiolUs repast, at which the u...
Seed Wheat. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 29 October 1914
Seed Wli^at. The Chamber of Agriculture at its recent meeting discussed a matter of considerable importance to whoatgrowers. Mr. J. S. Mor timer, the Numurkah delegate, complained that if undertneFood Products Act the Stato allowed farmers to keep only 100 bushels of tlic wheat they may have stored in their barns, a hardship might be inflicted. That quantity would ee.v&lt;,>»inly bo insufficient for tho larger men for seed purposes next season. Mr. Kendall, ex M.II.K., pointed out that if all the wheat above .100 bushels wore taken, seed would have to bo im ported. Jn 1903 Victoria import ed 3.000,000 bushels for seed, with the result that an infinite variety of new weeds was introduced. In Mr. Kendall's view it would be better to allow farmers to retain all the grain ihey require lor human consumption. It ia not likely that tho authorities will take from growers anything under their full seed requirements. Tho chamber decided—"Thati where wheat in obtainable in the count...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 29 October 1914
Fur ChiMreii's Hacking Ctmgli at ni^ht, Woods' r^:iL lVppi'.rmint Cure, 1h(!&lt;1. Mni!s were firat sent by railway in 1831 between Liverpool and Man ehestor. Hoy scouts at Brusht-la worg told tu!u> nil their uniforms lest they ahc:i!J provoke th« Germans. The war olliu'-i st-ites that the asser tion that prisoners of war are being bettor fed than British soldiers in without foundation. Woods' llival IVpiu'iiiiiiil. Cure, For Couylis ami Colds, never fails, t? (i!
State Elections. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 29 October 1914
State Elections. Sir Arthur Stanley, the Gov ernor, has been advised to dis solve the Legislative Assembly on November 4. It was announced at the inr—t ingof Stato Ministerial support-, i- j on Oetooer 21, that tlx.' general | election for the Legislative As sembly would be held on Thurs day, November 26. Immediately after the party meeting, several members tele graphed to their districts engag ing the principal halls for Novem ber 25 for " night-before-the battle speeches."
The War. What the School Children are Doing. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 29 October 1914
The War. I . _ j What the School Children are | Doing. ' The Victorian State Sc'uoo.i Patriotic League, comprising the thousands of State schools,- and tens of thousands of school child ret! of Victoria, are working most successfully 011 definite lines, to render monetary assistance to relief-funds and; to teach practic ally something of the love and duty owed to the Empire, by al! Australian children as well as adults. Already thousands of girls are at work making shirts, socks, nightingales, scarfs, cholera belts, etc., for use in hospital or at the front. Heeently, the Hon. the Minis ter (Mr. T. Livingstone) and the Director of Education (Mr. Frank 'late, M.A., LS.O.t, visited the Rt. Kilda Parii school. One of the large rooms was packed vtith war material—" a veritable ware house of underclothing and haber dashery," remarked Mr. Tate. Both \yere touched ancl interested with the messages iho, children had sent on the garments,' etc. Cuffs and. Balaclava helmets had tho name of th...
Can Germany Win? [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 29 October 1914
Can Germany Win ? Ono of the best contributions to the literature of the war is made by Dr. Filchett in "Life" for Novem ber, Treating the subject under three main sections, ho shows very clearly, first, how the challenge of Germany was met; second, how the i whole campaign is moving; and, I third, the stoty of the battles. And j his tinal judgment appears to be that ! Germany, in spite of her magnificent : lighting machine, and her wnidurful ; organis itiou—to both of which trib | utn is paid—is foredoomed to failure i for reasons which be sets out plainly I and very cleverly. Dr. Fitcbett'a review of the war's progress IB illustrated with many pages tf fine pictures uud accom panied by several special articles tieming on the same subject—such 'S a personal view of the Kaisar by it leading Australian minister now in London; an informative article on the geography of the war; and a' description of the aerial navies of the G eat Powers by W. A Somer set, under tho suggestive title, "...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 5 November 1914
ALWAYS HI VKS UKUKF "hver nine my son was twelve months oi.l I have givun him Chamberlain's Couu'h l»euic«ly for croup says .lou jjtopli. JUS, Warren X. S. W "No matter how -!i&lt;; attack iii-iy he, -Iter a few doses of Dhamherlain's Con !- Itemedy lie lias ill ways 1 >i-'en relieved. t tirivi- recommended Jhaniberlain's Con ;h Kemedy to dozens of ;ieo|>l« as [ consider iL the best remedy tor ■rouii or colds and would not he without i bottle* in the house." Sold hy Callatulet iuul Fori'!' Dookie (vntl Co^rovp,
Wheat Ready Reckoner. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 5 November 1914
Wheat Heady Reckoner. The following shows at a glance how farmers may arrive at the num ber of bushels of wheat contained in a given load:— One cwt equals 1 bushel 52 lbs. Two cwt equals 3 bus 44 lbs. Three cwt equals 5 bus 36 lbs. Pour o%vt equals 7 bus 211bs. Five cwt equals 9 bus 20 lbs. Six cwt equals 11 l>us 12 lbs. Seven cwt equals 13 bus 4 lbs. Eight cwt equals 14 bus 56 lbs. Nine cwt equals 16 bus 48 lbs. Ton cwt equals 18 bus 40 lbs. Eleven cwt equals 20 bus 32 lb3. Twelve cwt equals 22 bus 24 lbs. Thirteen cwt equals 24 bus 16 Ib3. Fourteen cwt equals 26 bus 18 lb3. Fifteen cwt equalsM28 bus. Sixteen cwt equals 29 bus 52 lbs. Seventeen cwt equals 31 bus-44 lbs. Eighteen cwt equals 33 bus 36 lbs. Nineteen cwt equals 35 bus 28 lbs. One ton equals 3? bu3 20 lbs. Two tons equals 74 bus 40 lbs. Three tous equals 112 bus. Four tons equals 149 bus 20 lbs. Five tens equals 203 bin 20 lbs. Six tous equals 224 bus and so on.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 5 November 1914
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All Right Reserved. THE BLUE DRAGOONS. AN INDIAN SOLDIER STORY. PART 18. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 5 November 1914
All Right; Res?>rveo. AMMNDIAN SOLDiSR STORY. BY CEOKGK l-'liNK, i'ai;t is. " Ah 1 wu.-: saj'Idj," continued Melton, " we cunnot stop the fellow. He must have felt we were 3.i::;no.!o.i&lt;i nnd Red. Of course, don't yr.;: re member ha ohjectaS to our carry to,-r U'CB ?" " Yes," replied l.nwrr.-ito, " ?:r:t lie has uot fle.l fiir S-.c.vw where he has rone ?" " To ;o:!i his comrnJjc, f-i e-r "To fc'uh IseV: br.2\ pieces the tv.'o inf'de: dore v>H*7! t: lias travpod," said Lawros?:: ■i'tr'c.-v.•:!; his 100' !i. " I >7i;'; Dr;>7 I hrumul the dop m he r-:cotl bo EriH-oth-faccd r.cc iassc-Cest hnfore »e." " Hi'sh : Quiifc J gcnicone ia com in.-,'' rvch-.imrd Kri-oa. "I h.'iv yo"! err rh:ht." They \vi-:v ji.-11 ;h:r llito Hi*} wood, "but they v. i it .V.1"1.' ; f ir the white tirure o' a n.v i -.van seen to .tosh Ijulili of mnonuetit, u dozen yards ahead, and his footsteps were hoard rapid ly a i>i.>ronchin/r. " Too latp--ho h'.,&lt;j sees ub," whis pered...
To Our Readers. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 5 November 1914
To Our Readers. Very often an interesting item may come under your notice. You may witness some interesting oc currence which would he of general interest to the public and your dis trict. We invite you to send it along, written ir: a short, crisp, style, the crisper the batter. The editor will carefully peruse all communications sent, whether they be in political, social or otbur form, and they will be treated a3 strictly confidential. All items must, however, be well authenticated, and from a reliable source. All commu nications will be acknowledged in the correspondence columns. Newspaper clippings aro also ac ceptable, and facts about people such as deaths, marriages, social events, etc. ; in fact on all events, will be carefully read and, if suitable, pub lished. We wish to make this journal as interesting as possible, and you may help U3 if you desire. Give us your opinions on the current topics of the day—they may prove of interest to our readers. If you do not wish your name...
Some Useful Information. PUT THIS IN YOUR NOTE BOOK. TO MEASURE TIMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 5 November 1914
Some Useful Information. PUT THIS IN YOUR NOTE BOOK. To Measure Timbeh. Take the average girth in inches divide by 4, deduct 1 inoh ((or bark) for each G feet of circumference, and square the result; this gives mean sectional area. Multiply this by lunuih of tree in itet, and divide by 130—the quotient equals contonts in cubic feet-. Tank Measurement. The usual form of tank for pas toral purposes is a square or rect angular block, with tour slopes of equal or uniform batter. Add to gether the area of the bottom, of the top, aud four times the area of the middle, aud divide the result by G for the main area. Multiply this by the depth aud divide by 26, and the result ia the contents of the whole, including slopes, in cubic yards. Computation' or Acreage. Divide the enclosure into different triangles; multiply the bass (in links) of (iacb triangle by its perpen dicular height, and divide by 2 ; this yives area in square links ; point off live figures to the right (dividing by 100,000 ...
Tragic Suicide. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 5 November 1914
Tragic Suicide. About eight o'clock on Friday morning, tho dead body of a well known district farmer and gra zier, named Charles Langdon Morey, was found suspended from a rafter bv a rope in the cart shed. The shocking discovery was made by hia son, Harold, 1 o vears of age, who ran to the near est neighbor, Mr. Clarke, and in formed him ot the fact. Mr. Clarke telephoned to the Moo roopna police station. Senior Constable Moden at once out and cut the body down. It was re moved to the morgue at the Mooroopna hospital to await the inquiry which was held by Mr. H. McKenzie, J.P., on Saturday morning, when a verdict of death by hanging was returned. Deceased was a farmer and grazier, residing on a small block of land on the Toolamba road, I four or five miles trom Mooroop na. Last week end, during the prevalence of the very hot wea ther, he had the misfortune to have his house and its contents destroyed by fire, in the absence of his wife and some members of tho family. There was an in...
Agricultural Education. THE NEED OF REFORM. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 5 November 1914
Agricultural Education. 1 • j TDE NERD OP KEFOEM. In a recent issue the "Ago" contained the following :—One of the announcements expected of t1ie State Premier, when he de livers tiiii 7>olicy speech at Cres wiek, is that tile Ministry pro poses to engage in tha reform of the system of agricultural educa tion. Last session a sub-commit tee was appointed, consisting of the Ministers of Public Works, Education and Agriculture, to confer with the heads of the Education department, the Water Commission and the Department of Agriculture on the subject of possible reforms. The sub-com mittee met several times, but ad journed until Mr. Euvood Mead had returned from the Unitci! States^ and was able to inform ii of the most recent developments , in California. Mr Me fid informed the sub-committeo that undev the American system the university lecturers were brought closely into touch with the farmers; that schools were held which were attended by young farmers, and that tho children were e...