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LUCERNE AND MAIZE IN PORK PRODUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
LUCERNE AND MAIZE IN PORK PRODUCTION. Lucerne and maize are a splendid combination for cheapening the produc tion of pork. At Orbost, in Eastern Gippsland, Victoria, large numbers of pigs are fattened in this manner. They are run out on the lucerne stands and topped off on maize and pumpkins. They are seldom jf ever shut up to fatten, The usual method is to. throw the maize cobs out to them, and they w?ill do the threshing. Pumpkins, suo gar beet, or mangels make an excel lent addition to the grain. When they are used its consumption is lessened. Snowy River farmers estimate that the equivalent of two'bagsof shelled maize. will, together with the lucerne, suffice to fatten a pig. When fed conjointly with one or more of the other fodders slightly less will be required. In the United States of America the value of lucerne for fattening pigs is becoming generally recognised. There the ani mals are ringed to prevent rooting the ground up. They harvest their own feed, and from 700 lb. to...
Warburton Mutual Improvement and Debating Society [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
Warburton .Mutual Improvemeni - and Debating Society There was no meeting of the society on 20th October, owing to a lecture in the hall, "On the War," by Pastor Daniels, of the Seventh Day Adventists. On the evening of the 27th the usual social evening took the form of a "Mock Weddin g," when the lead ing parts were taken as follow : -Bride, Mr B. Anderson; bride groom, Mr C. Nattras; brides maids, Misses M. Morrish and D. Oakley; best man, Mr W. Deaver; groomsman, Mr J. Quirk ; parson, Mr G. Gilder; parents of bride, Mr Nutley and Mrs Legg ; pa rents of bridegroom, Mr Legg and Miss Jones. Relatives and friends, to the number of fifty persons, sat down to a wedding breakfast provided by the lady members, and set out and served in a splendid manner by the ladies' committee, consisting .of the Misses Leach. Harper, Hare, Cherry, and MrsLegg as chef. The toasts, rendered with musical honors, were: - "The Happy Couple," by Mr Gilder; " The Bridesmaids," Mr C. -Nattras; "The Parents," M...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXIV. TURNING THE TABLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
S---THE SMASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXIV. TURNING: THE TABLES. SThe next day, true to his resolution, 'Raymond Duval escorted his wife those fashionable dressmakers, Messrs. Cutlack and Gilham, Somerset Place, Portman Square. He gave iis own: directions' and Ida listened while he discoursed; the dressmaker listened as if the exquisite costumes were to be worn by him instead of herself. - -There was not.ta be a'scrap of color about either of" them, in leaf, bow-, or, flower. ",, "The color in both,instances will. be. supplied by herself," he said gravely, as he pulled his moustache, "and -you have only to follow the lines of ,her *figure exactly to make the dress a suc cess." "I quite understand, sir; cream-col ored satin, with a good deal.of pearl embroidery introduced,. fringes of the same, and draperies of white lace. "; "Yes, plenty of falling laces on both dresses, and a hiat for the morning, one with a crowd of drooping feathers. - Understand, I wish my -wife to be" the best dress...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
f );A. I" E. A EERTON ?pytral Cash Store 3 A GLEN, iP4 gETING 1Orstome and Friends r here to stay. We are lrok a success. We Sthe country and the Spl e like Our Busi. t i ' and strive to increase it ýSi ii honourable means. tBzEST GOODS and etLOW PRICES Ien are what count. td Order Will Coovince You. - fhrt-class Yalut in i ýLO THIIS O BOOTS & SHOES IRONMONGERY CROOKERY GROOERIES 1dtra Delivered all over the District. SDon't forget the Address: , ATHERTON 'IARRA. GLEN i~inFOR NNatiocal Oattle Food of all uron and Lancashire Fire Insur 'lace Co. i Argaus, Lilydale Express and ,l ii weekly papers. l SUPPLY ANYT.ULNG. 0i DELP YOUR \i \VSPAPER. h greatest aid yore -ca.i" give aru'p,'lýr is yuu" j01I-.'TnR IT If you do not feel able to avertiscmcuts, you can give .'.'tiapf r your carids, dodgers, , cnvell, ac, aud all busi V!.riinting to cxecute. The ncws n:tu wants it, ani it hElps to pay his printers for setting i ' thousand and one F?EE .CES he gives your town; but 'it Di?e it...
HINTS ON REARING CALVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
HINTS ON REARING CALVES. (By a Practical Australian :Farier). In order to secure strong, healthy calves it is essential that the cow be well cared for previous to giving birth. She should be well fed during her milk ing period, and should have a rest of from six to eight weeks prior to calv ing. If the cow is milked too close up to the time of calving the calf will be deprived of its full supply of nutri ment, and the cow's milk yield during the following lactation period will be greatly reduced. Dry cows should not be turned into poor country, but should be kept in good working conditioh.- If good pas tures are not available, dry cows should be supplied with food of a laxative character, such as bran, lucerne, greenstuff or ensilage. Cows about to calve should be kept in close, handy paddocks; and if much milk is made previous to calving the udder should be 'eased, but not milked dry. Allow the calf to remain with the cow for one day after birth, so that the cow may clean and feed ...
RAPE AND KALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
RAPE AND KALE. (From eesse's "Agriculture in New Zealand.") Both'these crops belong to the same natural order and to the same genus as the 'turnip and cabbage. They are allU included botanically among the" cab bages, or brassicae, and the great diver sity in form which they exhibit is striking. These differences are prin cipally confined to the stem and leaves: The flowers, fruit and seed, are so similar that it is not easy to distin guish them. RAPE.--B. campestris, var. Rapa, is really a cultivated variety of the Swedish turnip, in which leah has been developed, while the root remains divid ed and fibrous. Botanically, the two plants. are identical. KALE.--B. oleracea,,var. Acephala, is a variety of the cabbage, possessed of an extraordinary constitution, and' capable of throwing up a copious crop of fodder for several years if not al lowed to run to seed. The rape, kale,- turnip, and. cabbage family., are all. descended from, one original plant--the sea colewort (Bras sica operac...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
Among the reasons for an oceasional top dressing of salt for the soil are that it softens, moistens and breaks up the soil, making a larger proportion available to nourish the roots of plants; absorbs moisture from the atmosphere, retains such moisture in the soil, and compensates for a deficiency of rain; purifies and deton1poses all inactive matter, and distroys noxious germs and ova of insect pests. Tt renovates old pasture lands, making sour grasses rect.f n1 p? ntfnble for cattle and sheep; strengthens the straw cereals by setting free the requisite quantity of silica to nourish the stems. Suidden changes in the system of feed ing poultry are often responsible for vexation and loss. Any contemplated change should be made by degrees. _
Electric Light. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
Crs Lithgow _ba-d Buller mioved that the slhire engineer ,preparie an electrio: li hting scheme for ':Wa burnon, ndl submit to council at its ntt ncei i, -Thef Fnineer. s'irt 1 e s had recently visited Some electric ] works in Tasmania.. There elec-. Itricity was produced at onepenny ta unit,. Warburton had advant-g . of water power perhaps unequalled in the State. -0 Watc:r Supply for Central Ridiag. Ors NMackley moved that the en gineer prepare ~i scheme for the water supply of Yarra Juncton, Mill grove, and West Warburton. He said there wa..plenty of water av ailable, and it was quite time thab the people .had tle adv?ntage of it. --The motion was seconded by -.Cr M'Owu aand carried.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
. Practical Boot and Shoe Maker YARRA JUNCTION. lepairs executed with ncatnucss iand despatchI. All work done on prem i?ds at; lowest price" compatible with good material and workmanship. • _ . ,? -.? - Enable you to finish a room with char acter. Their beauty of design and workmanship has made friends for them throughout the Commonwealth. -They are hygienic, fire-proof, of decor ative charm, and inexpensive; can be -washed down and do not collect dust and .vermin;. Catalogs arid lesigns - " " " " free. . " Tho W N 1SLIQC PATTNT CEILING & EOOFIING Oo. Ltd 198 Quieenr Street, Melbourne. For F or Contipation, Biliousness, _ - Bad Breath, ] - Headache, Indigeio n. A ' De fu Fa iy M ,"i"ine LILYDALE BUTCHERING CO S. _V- OLESALE AND RETAIL EUlTCHERS, . MAIN STREET, LILYDALE. rimestL Beef, Mlutton, Corned Beef, Pork and Tongues always obtain able at Bedrock Prices. Small Goods a Speciality. CAV\E IIILL BACON and CHEESE always on hand. Customers waited upon dail y and orders prompt...
General Business. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
General Business. .Cir ''Owian - ov~ d thaL -the lcum of- L10 :be spent: on the purchase of :land; on Slaty, CCreek road from Mrs, ohlnsbn. Carried, - The -Engincer was instricted to report on making a track- o give 1,r Johnson an ouFlet ab.\Woori Yallock, on. the motion of Or [fc Ihoy. ,Cr bfackley moved, Cr AI'Owan 's conded, that draft of agreement re Yarra Junction recreation reserve-be preparf d _and siubmitted : or coun-t il's consideration, the agroament to be- prepared at t.ho expense of the committee.-Carried. It .was resolved tlat the S.crc ta-ry prepare a list showing names and particulars of th6se who lihd been in the Infectious Diseases Hos pital, on the motion of Crs Lithg(ow and Bullei . , Cr?'Owan: moved that; the engi neer report on the making of .two ibidges on the Warburton -oad. pimed. - .&NYr Bullet moved :thaltV the Crown Cw: Deyluartment e approached and asked- to build :a courti :house- Iat Warburton, mand .the F.oliceD Depart menig be. asked ?o butil...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
OF RULiL INTEREST (By "Rustious.") Some interesting figures are contain ed in the ninth annual report of the State Rivers and Water Supply Comn mission to June 30, which was present ed to the State Parliament a few day ago. In this it was set out that durinl the year 317,287 acres were irrigated. This was an increase. over the previous year of 67,304 acres, and an increase of 85,000 acres over 1907-08, which up to that time was the record year. The actual development of irrigated agri culture was, however, much greater than the increase in acreage alone would in dicato. In 1907-08 the greater part of the land was only irrigated once. I was emergency irrigation of unpre paced land due to an abnormally dey season. Every year since there had been an increase in the acreage devoted to orchards and fodder crops, and con sequently in the percentage of the irri gated acres which each year is watered from three to six times instead of only one. The total revenue of the commission for the ye...
Financial. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
The treasuir . (Mr T. E. Hiltri soni) reported receipts. for the past month amountedl to -L107 6s 7d: leaving abalance due at baink of L1.5 .12s- 7d.--~ dortd. Accounts were rassed for pj" mernt as follo«is---Geilneal L263 14s 7d.l--Lo?- .No. 4 -L35 19s Wd, Coun tryi_ Roads :Board L689 7s Gd.
BEST CROSS IN PIG BREEDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
BEST CROSS IN PIG BREEDING. The manager of a leading British bacon curing firm, in answer to this question, advises the mating of large Yorkshire boars with pure or half-bred Berkshire sows, and to mate the re sultant sows back to a pure Berkshire boar. He thus explains:--"The rea sons for these recommendations will be easily seen if we consider the charac teristics of the two breeds, and the es sentials of a good marketable pig. The large York is long bodied and imparts size and constitution to its progeny, although it lacks proper ham forma tions, a serious fault on the market. The Berkshire is a much shorter and thicker pig, not so robust, but with well-shaped hams, so by the first cross the qualities of both are well combined, and a great improvement on either breed in a pure state, but not until the sows of this cross are again crossed with the pure. Berkshire boar will the ideal pig be obtained, both for market and for breeding purposes, marketable for their size and shape, an...
Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
Correspondence: . ' ? From Public Works Departminent, 0- stating that an inspector visited the 4 works -of -the''ictorian Powvell'ood 9 'Process Comitpany*, Ltd.-,- nd dis coviered t grave state of affairs fronit 2 an overflow: from.' an- eartIiern sump o containing fluid, with a.large`: quan .ticy of :arsenic .lowing into a creek, and thence .into the Little iYarra, Swhich -a ter w.as ,used= for human consumption, drawing;- attention to 1 section 224. of thaHealtli Act, which. ytates that nod poisonous matter Slmust be -allowed t6 soak into- the earth. The department, wished - to kno;.l wlhat actidon would be taken by: thie council, and' asking that the lifattei -ie treated" urgently. - Oil the motionn of'?Crs. M'Owan- and 'Buller, it wpss:decided to forward the letter of the Public Works Department to. the Ponwell Company, requesting them to discontinue this practice.. FLrom. Country iRoads Board, draw ing. attention to unsafe condition of 1 two bridges on the main Warburton roadl...
TELLING THE AGE OF CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
TELLING THE AGE OF CATTLE. A cow's age can be estimated quite accurately by noting the .appearance of the second seot of permanent teeth. The first set is known as the milk teeth. A calf is born with a central pair of teeth, and the remaining pairs appear within the first month. When the animal reaches the ago of eighteen months, the central pair of milk teeth is replaced with larger and permanent ones. These are easily re cognised, as they are nearly twice as broad as the first ones. Other pairs ap pear at intervals of approximately nine months, but this may vary somewhat, according to conditions. When the ani mal reaches the age of twenty-seven months, the intermediate pair of tooth ap)pears, making four permane. t nis, easily recognised by their larger sire. The third pair usually makes its r. pearance at the age of thirty-six montA?s and the fourth pair, the two 'd ',eot:, at the ago of forty-five mar'.s. _. there is any variation, the : ? . apt to be older rather than younger t...
BREAKING IN COLTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
BREAKING IN COLTS. Have the colt in a spare box and get the halter on him, and let him come out side to have a turn by trying to get him to lead. Then get the harness, and shake it about him to make him get used to the rattle of the chains, etc. Then commence to put the harness on bit by bit, and, as ploughing is mostly the first work, put him in between two imore horses, all walking in the furrow, with a man each side leading the colt, and a boy to drive the other two. It is best to havýe a front horse that is quiet and that keeps his chains tight, as then the colt will not have a chance to plunge about. Teach him to turn at the ends steadily, and coax him when he has to turn at the end of the fur row. Never use the whip at the begin ning of working the colt unless it has to be. used to teach him to stop with the others, and the same at starting. Be gentle and quiet with him, and he will soon know his work, and after the day's work lead him home apart from and behind the other hors...
LILYDALE v. LILYDALE ROVERS [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
LILYIJALE v. LILYDALE RO?"EIR The above teams met on the Lily3 dale ground on the two previous Saturdabys, and the match- still re mains unfinished, aid will be con cluded on a data to be fixed. The. Lilvdale team look to be.in a good winning position. Scores : Lilydale. B. Mortun, c 'rascr, bi Sebiroe?: 101 A. Dcschamlp, c.Faser, b Beayis 15 J. Bell, c Stephensr b Allcen ..: 43 11. LRamsay, b Scbire 1.... F:. Fenton, run out - *. - . . 'oden, b Sebire ' "" ' Allen. run out ..-13 t. Thoimas, b BeJvis 0 t. 31ilne, c Beavis, b -Sebire II ]Ilttion, nlot out .. F. Desclhamp, o todges, -b Bow\ing 1 un , udries .2 2 Total . ...290 iu wling.-eavis 2 wickets for 36 runs, Stephens 0 for a19, G: 'llej 1 for .13. Scbire 4 for 69. Bowring 1 fur 28. Lilydale Rovcrs. C. 'lceth. b Ramsay. .. 'ebirc. c aindl 1 iRasa ..10 l1errv, c., b Thomas ... 5 Annstrong, c., b Nodei ...28 Iow,.riug, not. out: ... 16 St-lephens. not out - - .13 Sundries ... 2 Four wickets .-for -79 Bownling.--lamSay 2 for 11, No...
LILYDALE DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. WANDIN v. SEVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lilydale Express — 6 November 1914
IiLYDALE' DIST'RICT AASO-- *:* SOCIATION.:.; ::-'^ -WAN D]N'rv- SEVIILE - WVaudilt journeyed to Sev ille on .alurdavs. October. 24 ?d 31: alid werc beaten on the first innings: i,. 2. runs. The. ladies of Sevil'l entertained the cricketers to.after. 1loon tea'n which was muchs . appre dated. T'h following are the scores : Seville.-lst Inings. A. Lelagc, ) iT. Russell 'a.0 L. h. .ead, b'Cr. Russell - :.. \\. lead, c Overton, b ?T.liussill 2 \W. Duck, c Ha.y; b T. Russell 6 J;. Iecad. run out i : .: , .. 30; \. Baker. not out - .- .. 44 S. \Wallace, -b O'i ton ... 9 C. IWallace, b G. Russell .*. 4 J. 1'a.yne, c Ove rtion, b 'G?Russell 2 II. Stevens, Ib Ei Overton,' 0i.: A. Orelnshaw, c Overtoi, l.iRussell-:3 Jundries . . " Total ..13 Bouwing.--G. Russl 4 fr '-34, -T. Iussell :3 for 30, E. Overton 2 foa 18. " ..... . : .. . ' .... . ' '-" " rcville- 'ccond. Inings, 3 for 216: Wan.idin.--lst Iuiings. A. Overton, b E. Read ... T'. lRussell, c G.. Read, b LePage 28 i. lussell, c W.Read, 1...