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  2. POULTRY.

    Questions relating to fancy o commercial poultry-keeping, diseases, etc., should be addressed to "Ancona," "Herald" Office. ...

    Article : 19 words
  3. CRICKET BENEFITS.

    It was a great pity in many ways that the ruthless raindrops intervened and effectually put a stop to the Warne benefit match in Melbourne this week. The financial failure of the ...

    Article : 1,775 words
  4. IN THE GARDEN.

    The cineraria had so long been grown as a pot plant in the glass or the bush house that until recent years few regarded it as sufficiently hardy for outdoor cultivation, even in ...

    Article : 330 words
  5. SCIENCE NOTES.

    Mr. E. S. Grew gives an interesting, popular account of plague carriage. The true carriers are the fleas that inf[?]t rats. It has been shown definitely that plague cannot be ...

    Article : 296 words
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  7. SHOW DATES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 762 words
  8. SOLAR DISTURBANCE AND TERRESTIAL TEMPERATURE.

    In an interesting review of solar disturbances in relation to terrestial temperature, W. J. Humphreys concludes that an increase in sun spots appears certainly to be ...

    Article : 209 words
  9. BUGLE LILIES.

    Bugle lily is the popular name of several South African bulbous plants included in the genus Watsonia; two of the most popular and profusely flowering being W. alba and W. ...

    Article : 204 words
  10. SELENIUM PHOTOMETRY OF STARS.

    For several years past J. Stebbins has been endeavouring to apply the selenium cell to stellar photometry. The idea is an attractive one. All that is necessary is to expose a ...

    Article : 271 words
  11. NOTES.

    The lilac flowering buddleia (B. veitchiana) has been, and is still, blooming profusely in some gardens. It is a vigorous shrub, producing at the apex of every shoot flowering stems ...

    Article : 495 words
  12. POULTRY SHOWS AND THE POULTRY INDUSTRY.

    Poultry-keepers may be divided into two classes-those who keep fowls as a means of living, or partially so, and may be termed utility poultry-keepers, and those who keep ...

    Article : 814 words
  13. THE MAKING OF A DARWIN.

    In an interesting address to the American Association, Dr. Starr Jordan discusses the making of a Darwin—a [?]eat that Henry Osborn said could not be accomplished in the ...

    Article : 277 words
  14. GLASS-HOUSE.

    The shading and ventilation will require similar attention to that previously advised in this column, and the watering and syringing of the vigorous-growing [?]oliage plants must ...

    Article : 259 words
  15. THE STING OF A BEE.

    The sting of a bee is an extremely perfect mechanical contrivance. The sting itself consists of three elongated pieces, one of them a gouge-like director, the other two pointed ...

    Article : 346 words
  16. FRUIT GARDEN.

    Where it is intended to plant deciduous fruit trees during the coming season the land should now be thoroughly prepared to receive them. If draining is necessary, it should ...

    Article : 225 words
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