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  2. FARM NOTES.

    All young animals quickly learn to eat around oats, and there is no food that gives such quick results as the oats. For young lambs it is excellent, and, mixed ...

    Article : 1,967 words
  3. SCOTTISH KIRK SCENES

    Disgraceful scenes were witnessed on 20th November in the Evangelical Union Church at Dalkelth, Midlothian. For some weeks past relations have ...

    Article : 954 words
  4. SAXON'S VOTE

    "Wonnerful lot of they posters about, ain't there, miss?" remarked Saxon, the coachman, as the horse shied violently at the unaccustomed sight of a brilliant red ...

    Article : 1,319 words
  5. SEASONABLE HINTS.

    Provide green food for young and adult stock. A plot of lucerne properly attended to and watered regularly can be cut several times during the summer months, and ...

    Article : 393 words
  6. WOOLLY APHIS.

    The woolly aphis, or American apple blight, is generally noticeable by the mass of white flocculent matter produced by the insects, which comes off on one's ...

    Article : 884 words
  7. THE BEEKEEPER

    Bees should now be showing a quantity of surplus honey and super room must be liberally given, as the space in the body of the hive will be required by ...

    Article : 558 words
  8. THE HORSE'S DIGESTION

    In selecting food for the horse we should remember the anatomical arrangement of the digestive organs, as well as the physiological functions ...

    Article : 891 words
  9. LOSS FROM MANURE BY EXPOSURE.

    A very strong argument in favor of applying manure as made is the great loss it sustains from exposure (says the "Prairie Farmer.") If placed in heaps, and not properly cared for, it ...

    Article : 251 words
  10. BEES ON THE FARM.

    In proportion to the population, the number of persons who keep bees is very small, yet there is no branch of farming (for it should be connected with farming) more ...

    Article : 435 words
  11. LADY DILKE'S WILL

    The will of Lady Dilke, wife of Sir Charles Dilke, M.P., has been proved, the gross estate being sworn at L28,955, with a net personalty of L26,155. ...

    Article : 241 words
  12. CONDITION OF BREEDING SOWS.

    Some breeders, especially those who keep thoroughbred stock for sale, fall into the error of keeping the brood sows too fat. This is partly due to the lack of ...

    Article : 763 words
  13. MANURE FOR THE ORCHARD.

    The manuring of the orchard is often undertaken in a most haphazard fashion. It is a good plan to alternate fertilisers for fruit trees that are in good bearing. ...

    Article : 496 words
  14. THE COTTON PLANT.

    As a colored foliage plant for room decoration or for the store, none excels the croton. Not only is the color variable, but the form of the leaves has so many changes that almost ...

    Article : 368 words
  15. SAVED FROM THE SEA

    In the Admiralty Division on December 1st Mr Justice Barnes, assisted by Trinity Masters, had before him a claim by the owners, master, and crew of the ...

    Article : 238 words
  16. CARNATIONS.

    All growers of carnations should aim at saving seed from the plants they have raised. This forms one of the most interesting operations in the cultivation of ...

    Article : 368 words
  17. TRUE TALE OF THE COMMUNE

    Mrs Frederic Harrison tells in the November "Cornhill" a tale which Mr Charles Austin told her of a scene he witnessed when the Versaillais entered ...

    Article : 223 words
  18. MOTOR OMNIBUS RUNS AMOK.

    The motor omnibuses on the Edgbaston route, Birmingham, run with pleasing smoothness, and apparently the drivers have them under perfect ...

    Article : 193 words
  19. A RE-DISCOVERED DISCOVERY.

    It may be true that an Italian physician is finding wine distilled from figs effective as a medicine, but to speak of this as a "discovery" is absurd (says "St ...

    Article : 221 words
  20. HOW TO DIG.

    Digging is a finer art than we are accustomed to think. Many who think they can dig, says the "Fruit Grower," are only muddlers. To do this work well the ...

    Article : 94 words
  21. ZOOLOGICAL FASHION

    Now the woman of fashion takes at least one of her pets wherever she goes. So that is no unusual thing to, see monkeys and other small animals ...

    Article : 72 words
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