Queensland Agricultural Journal, Volumen14

Government Printer, South Africa, 1904
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Página 151 - Lord's day, commonly called Sunday, and other holy days, according to God's holy will and pleasure, and the orders of the Church of England, prescribed in that behalf; that is, in hearing the word of God read and taught, in private and public prayers; in acknowledging their offences to God and amendment of the same, in reconciling themselves charitably to their neighbours where displeasure hath been, in oftentimes receiving the Communion of the Body and Blood of Christ, in visiting of the poor and...
Página 205 - ... against the wind. These are but a part of its fruits, and of its first fruits. For it is a philosophy which never rests, which has never attained, which is never perfect. Its law is progress. A point which yesterday was invisible is its goal to-day, and will be its starting-post to-morrow.
Página 24 - Twas merry in the glowing morn, among the gleaming grass, To wander as we've wandered many a mile, And blow the cool tobacco cloud, and watch the white wreaths pass, Sitting loosely in the saddle all the while. 'Twas merry 'mid the blackwoods, when we spied the station roofs, To wheel the wild scrub cattle at the yard, With a running fire of stockwhips and a fiery run of hoofs ; Oh ! the hardest day was never then too hard ! Aye! we had a glorious gallop after "Starlight...
Página 205 - It has lengthened life; it has mitigated pain; it has extinguished diseases; it has increased the fertility of the soil; it has given new securities to the mariner; it has furnished new arms to the warrior; it has spanned great rivers and estuaries with bridges of form unknown to our fathers; it has guided the thunderbolt innocuously from heaven to earth; it has lighted up the night with the...
Página 44 - It has been said that they have taken their black, brown, and olive and yellow skin tints from the satiny and brighthued rinds of the fruit which surround them. If they are to be believed, the mystery of their clean, clear complexion and exquisite pulp-like flesh arises from the use of the papaw fruit as a cosmetic. A slice of ripe fruit is rubbed over the skin, and is said to dissolve spare flesh and remove every blemish.
Página 416 - Facility to imitate all other textiles is one of the principal causes which has kept back the development of the Ramie industry : and if instead of launching out into a. series of experiments, attention had been concentrated upon the exclusive manufacture of those articles to which the properties of the plant were peculiarly and naturally adapted, this industry would probably be in a more advanced condition than it is at present The folly of building up a Ramie manufacturing industry on a false basis,...
Página 10 - ... amounts of produce are throughout on a lower level. This can only in part be attributed to the exclusion of potash from the manures. It is doubtless mainly due to the incidental circumstance that in growing the same description of crop, with the same comparatively limited and superficial root-range, for so many years in succession, the surface soil became less easily worked, and the tilth, so important for turnips, was frequently unsatisfactory ; whilst for want of variety and depth of root-range...
Página 112 - Two pounds of fresh lime were slaked in a pail and a pint of salt was added thereto. After mixing, the contents of the pail were put into a tub containing four gallons of water. This was well stirred and left to settle. Then it was stirred thoroughly the second time and left to settle; after which the clear liquid was poured over the eggs, which had previously been placed in a crock or tub.
Página 439 - ... to South Africa for use as sleepers. Blackbutt is in colour a lightish yellow or brown. It grows to a height of from 50 to 150 feet, with a diameter of from 2 to 4 feet. Like other Australian hardwoods, it is liable to warp, and requires careful seasoning. There is a difficulty at present in securing large sizes for exportation, for which there is an increasing demand. Tallow wood is of a clear yellow or light reddish colour when newly cut, but changes afterwards to a pale brown. Its average...
Página 64 - ... and twist until the greater part of the juice is expressed. Then gradually heat the juice in a double boiler or a large stone jar in a pan of hot water, so that the juice does not. come in direct contact with the fire, at a temperature of 180° F.

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