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  2. THE COUNTRY PAGE.

    The dairy cow produces human food far more economically than does the steer, sheep or pig. The great economy with which the dairy cow converts the ...

    Article : 1,663 words
  3. BULK HANDLING OF WHEAT.

    After having completed a contract for the erection of three maize silos for the Queensland Government, Mr.Colin Kininmonth, the chief grain handling ...

    Article : 693 words
  4. COUNTRY NEWS.

    Arising out of the recent betting raids about a dozen cafes were listed in the City Court on Thursday. On the application of the police the charges were adjourned until April 26. Bail ...

    Article : 112 words
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  6. BAIRNSDALE.

    In the Bairnadale Court of General Sessions, before Judge Willams, Roland Robinson, labourer, of Orbost, was charged with having unlawfully and maliciously set fire to his house ...

    Article : 154 words
  7. SHIPMENT OP APPLES.

    An interesting outline of the work of scientists from the Cambridge Cool Stores investigation committee was given by Mr. A.J.Smith before a meeting of the ...

    Article : 741 words
  8. BENDIGO AND DISTRICT.

    At the annual meeting of the Bendigo Football League Mr. R. McCaskill, secretary of the Bendigo Y.M.C.A urged that the affiliated clubs create second eighteens with the view of encouraging ...

    Article : 724 words
  9. CASTLEMAINE.

    William James Revistre pleaded guilty before Mr.Bartold, P.M., at the Police Court on Thursday to having passed a valueless cheque for £3 on Francis D.Thompson, music dealer, of ...

    Article : 37 words
  10. OUTER PORTS DEVELOPMENT.

    The possibility of developing an interstate port at Port Fairy was outlined before the Royal commission on outer ports yesterday by the assistant engineer of Ports ...

    Article : 838 words
  11. COLAC.

    The coursing club has decided to hold three coursing meetings during the coming season. The offer of Pirron Yalloak for the use of this coursing ground 1 at £200 was declined. ...

    Article : 34 words
  12. DAYLESFORD.

    A hut owned by Mr.Matheson, at Leitche's Creek was destroyed by fire. While sharpening an axe with a file Mr.G. Wyley sustained a were gash in the right hand. ...

    Article : 264 words
  13. ECHUCA.

    A successful sports meeting and concert was held at Wharparilla in aid of the Echuca District Hospital. Mr. Hill M.H.R. and Mr.H. McKenzie attended. More than £120 was raised. ...

    Article : 110 words
  14. HORSAHAM.

    At the quarterly meeting of the Horsham Traders' Association. It was agreed to support the borough council in its stand in reference to disregarding the forthcoming visit of the Chief ...

    Article : 119 words
  15. KYNETON.

    In the Kyneton Court William Pearson, a returned soldier, who is a farmer of Redesdale, was charged with having been in possession of a piece of tarpaulin alleged to have been ...

    Article : 315 words
  16. SETTLEMENT AT KINGLAKE.

    In consequence of a visit paid to the Kinglake district this week by the Minister for Lands (Mr.Downward) the director ot land settlement (Mr. McIvor), and Mr. ...

    Article : 512 words
  17. GEELONG AND DISTRICT.

    Mr. J. C. Ulbrick of the Royal Automobile Club is in Geelong supervising the arrangements for the gymkhana being conducted on Saturday for the Beach Improvement Carnival and the ...

    Article : 729 words
  18. MARYBOROUGH.

    The Baringhup branch of the Victorian Farmers Union has elected Mr.S. Warne president, and Messrs. R. H. Dennis and F.Pickering vice-presidents. ...

    Article : 107 words
  19. PRESERVATIVES IN BUTTER.

    According to private advices it is belived that the British health authorities have agreed to delete from the draft regulations issued recently the provision ...

    Article : 42 words
  20. QUEENSLAND FRUITGROWERS.

    Sir,—I notice an article in your issue of the 17th March relative to the Fruit Marketing Oiganisation Act of Queensland. The article states that under the ...

    Article : 647 words
  21. MOUNT GAMBIER.

    The assesment for the coming year, based on unimproved land values, of £236,472 has been adopted by the town council. This is an increase of £500 on last year's assessment. ...

    Article : 35 words
  22. DAIRYING IN MOUNTAINS.

    TALLANGATTA, Thursday. — The hardships endured by the settlers in the back blocks is little known and rarely understood by those dwelling in the towns ...

    Article : 144 words
  23. ROCHESTER.

    In the police court eight landholders in the district were charged by Inspector Mackay with having neglected to destroy noxious weeds. notably star and saffron thistles, on their ...

    Article : 71 words
  24. SHEPPARTON.

    At a meeting of citizens and members of the Shepparton Progress Association, the report presented by the borough committee, recommending that steps be taken forthwith to have the town of ...

    Article : 204 words
  25. COTTON IN QUEENSLAND.

    BRISBANE, Thursday. — Replying to a deputation representing the Cotton Advisoiy Board, which discussed with him the question of State control of ginning ...

    Article : 166 words
  26. BRINE-COOLING MILK.

    A report of the Milk Producers' Union appears to-day in which it is stated that the brine-cooling of milk has at last become clear. All those interested producers, ...

    Article : 409 words
  27. ST. ARNAUD.

    At the St. Arnaud General Sessions, before Judge Winneke, Sarah Logue, who was charged with having stolen money from the person, was discharged. Thomas Logue, who was charged with ...

    Article : 153 words
  28. THE RIVERINA.

    Albury railway revenue returns for February totalled £10,861 a decrease of £2,073 over the previous month. Operations have been suspended temporarily at ...

    Article : 380 words
  29. STAWELL.

    Mrs. Sarah McClounan, aged 68 years, and Mrs. Elizabeth Henderson, aged 77 years, two old residents of Stawell, have died. The St. Arnaud band collected £105 at ...

    Article : 35 words
  30. FARMERS' CONVENTION.

    Leaving Spencer street at 2.15 p.m. on Monday, a special tram will convey delegates from Melbourne to Portland for the annual convention of the Chamber of ...

    Article : 67 words
  31. WARRNAMBOOL

    In reply to an inquiry from the Department of Public Works the city council suggests that the weight of motor-vehicles and load be limited to 10 tons, provided the speed limit was ten miles ...

    Article : 149 words
  32. WHEAT YIELD CONTESTS.

    SHEPPARTON, Thursday.—The results of the fallow competition, wheat yield contests, and wheat growing by means of fertiliser experiments, promote, by the Shepparton Agricultural Society, ...

    Article : 163 words
  33. OTHER DISTRICTS.

    ANGLESEA.—Sunnymead (practically all the land between Anglesea and Alrey's Inlet) is to be subdivided and developed as a modern seaside resort. This estate of about 2,000 acres has ...

    Article : 2,874 words
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