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  2. THE COUNTRY MAN'S INQUIRY DEPARTMENT

    N.B.—Applicants for advice must pay attention to repeated requests:- (1) Full name and address must be given, for this column is only for the use of ...

    Article : 185 words
  3. THE LAND WE LOVE

    He: See the-smoke-wreaths how they curl so lightly skyward From the ivied cottage nestled in the trees; ...

    Article : 117 words
  4. Signature to Letters

    "Grong Grong": It is not polite to ask for information without disclosing your name. How am I to know that you are really a subscriber? In this ...

    Article : 81 words
  5. Blood Pressure Diet

    "Bathurst": You should act under the advice of a medical man, and not trust to casual information. In the meantime cut out most of your meat, ...

    Article : 81 words
  6. A Cheap Black Lacquer

    "Inverell" asks how to use tar to paint cow-bails so Unit the tar will dry quickly. Answer: If you put the vessel ...

    Article : 229 words
  7. Electric Installation

    "Cowra": The cost of a transformer installation, with fuses, motors, etc., for supplying a rural consumer on the Burrinjuck electricity line is in the ...

    Article : 99 words
  8. Areas of Paddocks

    "Temora": I am returning your plan of the paddock, the contents of which you desire to know, because it is not possible, to make the computation ...

    Article : 127 words
  9. The Literary Scrap-Book

    O, the windy morn at Matlock, when the last snow-wreaths had gone And the blackwoods, robed by tardy Spring, with starlike beauty shone; ...

    Article : 77 words
  10. Historic "Shorts"

    Here the captains were visited by the chief men of the island; but when they went to return the compliment on shore, taking a guard of soldiers with ...

    Article : 378 words
  11. LEGAL

    "Cockie," Wagga, writes: I purchased a C.P. farm. The Rural Bank has the first mortgage, and the vendor has a second mortgage. The first ...

    Article : 174 words
  12. What Does "Broken Mouth" Mean?

    "Wyalong" asks: What are brokenmouth sheep? If I sell a number of sheep, which I describe as Unbroken mouth, to a person, can the buyer ...

    Article : 126 words
  13. THE LAW OF THE PARTY WALL

    An important point of law to owners of property in country townships concorns party walls, and the rights of neighbors. "The Land" solicitor gave ...

    Article : 960 words
  14. Caloundra

    O the winds of Caloundra are sweet That blow o'er this lovely retreat. They have blown in a night, in a day, All the soils of my spirit away. ...

    Article : 188 words
  15. Council's Rights to Gravel

    "Wyalong" asks: Can a shire contractor, or any other person, come on to a private freehold property and demand gravel for a public road? If so, ...

    Article : 159 words
  16. A Shareman Injured

    "Holbrook" writes: I am a share farmer, and I met with an accident when coming home from work, the horse smashing me up. What is ...

    Article : 136 words
  17. Historic Events

    Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth crossed the Blue Mountains, 1813. The "Hobart Town Gazette" was first published, 1816. ...

    Article : 358 words
  18. Ravages of Poultry Tick

    "Cargellico" asks concerning the cause of sickness and death of his chickens. Answer: I have very little doubt that ...

    Article : 276 words
  19. VETERINARY

    "Bonshaw" asks how to treat a dog suffering from mange. Answer: Have your chemist make up the following ointment: Zinci oxidi, ...

    Article : 105 words
  20. Ballads of the Bush

    Brumby is the aboriginal word for a wild horse. At a recent trial a N.S.W. Supreme Court Judge, hearing of Brumby horses, asked: "Who is Brumby, and where is his Run?" ...

    Article : 303 words
  21. GENERAL

    "Subscriber": A form of application for transfer of place of payment of Old-age Pension may be obtained at any post office where Invalid and Old ...

    Article : 34 words
  22. Fattening Ration for Fowls

    "Kings Vale": In reply to your question concerning the best and cheapest ration to fatten fowls for market, the following mash is recommended: ...

    Article : 64 words
  23. Advertising

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    Advertising : 83 words
  24. Fruit Tree Surgery

    "Old Hand": When removing decayed, dead, or unnecessary limbs, cutting off stubs left by improper methods of pruning, and treating the ...

    Article : 327 words
  25. Colored Concrete

    "Bathurst": Concrete can be colored, and often is, but to put the color through the whole mix is prohibitively expensive, and if the color is put into ...

    Article : 155 words
  26. The Words We Use

    A serial presentation of words and phrases used in Australia, and more particularly those pertaining to country pursuits, bush life, and rural products. ...

    Article : 237 words
  27. Notes and Queries

    A. E. Yarra (Deniliquin) writes: My use of the word "pogue," meaning a purse, has been questioned. I cannot quite remember when I used it in "The Land," but imagine it ...

    Article : 288 words
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