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Local & General News OUR OWN PAR. [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 29 April 1914
Local & General News - -o ? -- - OUR OWN PAR. Tliis issue of the '' Advertiser" com pletes the current quarter. Subscribers' accounts will be rendered forthwith, ;11. ri early hottlernent: of the amounts will be duly appreciated. This obser vation also applies to those who receive "end of the month" accounts for print ing and advertising. Even in a healthy, bracing climate such as ours a news paper cannot live on air---at least not ; the kind of newspaper we strive to pro- ; duce, one that is interesting to read and . is also a help and a credit to the dis- j trict. A whole sheaf of arguments ! could be advanced on the desirability of promptly paying the printer, but past ; experience has proved that in the case of the great majority of our clients . they are not required. Let those who : have been neglectful take this gentle j hint and "join the majority." ! STATIONMASTEU HURT. ! A serious accident befel Mr J. C. J Blackburne, the Lismore station mas tor, i at about 7.&...
THE Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser. PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDYA Printed and Published by HUBERT ALFRED ADAMS, sole proprietor, at the office of the "Lismore Advertiser," Right Street, Lismore, in the State of Victoria. Registered at the General Post Office, Melborne, for transmission as a newspaper. WEDNESAY, APRIL 29, 1914. Dangerous Sport. [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 29 April 1914
PUBUKHFJO ftVKUY WKD\K.-'.i>,\ Y. Printed mid I'ui.lfcd.wl ».y HUBRKT Ai.I'KKl) ; ADAMS, nolo proprietor. nt. Ill'- ofiico of lh&lt;: " Ijiiimoro A&lt;!v':rli:;«.'r," l'ifh Kt.i'.-i.l., I.ir.nioi i.\ j ill Stale of Victoria. Hi'Stiatorcd at the CJV I, OUice, Mcll.'mir'ne. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29. 1014. 'or lr;.in;iii)i:i.sion :i;> ;i newspaper. Dangerous Sport, This week the Western Dis trict was invaded by a number of motor cyclists, more than a score of whom competed in a hundred-mile road race over the 24-mile stretch between Camper down and Lismore. Many of these riders attained on the straight runs a speed of over GO miles an hour, and there were numerous accidents along' the route to prove the dangerous nature of this sporting event. . In order to obtain the exact > mileage, the organisers of the race marked out a circuit at the i Lismore end of the course con-; taining four acute angles that j brought several riders to grief ; ; and the marvel is that som...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 29 April 1914
GUNS. 'T: piGEON GUNS, Webley & Scott, G. .1. and S. Holloway, Greener, Boa well, Bonehill, Cashmore, Wakefield, Hollis, &c. Buy a gun with a reputa tion. Single barrel guns from 22/6. Win chester rifles, revolvers, gun cases, game bags, cartridge bags and belts ; gun cartridges from 8/ per 100. The "Game-getter," the best smokeless cartridge at the price, 9/ per 100. (3d. per 100 less for 500 lots. Small-bore guns, for ladies' and boys' use, safe and reliable. Guns, rifles and revolvers repaired ; guns restocked. We have several good second-hand guns. These have had very little use, and are of real good value. Also great variety of cartridges for pigeon, duck, quail, rabbit and sparrow shooting. SCOIT & CO., 24 Lydiard St., BallaraL ALBERT COFFEE PALACE, Mafop Street, GEELONG. E. TEMPLETON, Proprietor. C^LOSE to Piers and .Baths, Mineral > Springs, Railway, etc. Every convenience for Visitors. Hot and Cold Baths. Reading, Writing and Billiard Rooms. -TERM...
Sundry Pars. CROPS AND FLOCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 29 April 1914
Sundry Pars. CROPS AND FLOCKS. The recent rains-2J inches for the month at Lismore-have been ample for present agricultural requirements, and farmers are inclined to be rather jubilant at the improved prospects. The rain fell in ample time to enabie them to get in their wheat, and the fine soft rain did not in any way injure the seed-beds that had been prepared. In most cases the ground had been well worked, and farmers were waiting for rain before sowing. Although the rain met farmers' needs, pastoralists state that it came too late to ensure even a decent merino lambing. It most cases serious losses occurred amongst the lambs. On burnt country particularly, owners were obliged to destroy the lambs in order to save the ewes. The rain had the effect of giving the grass a good start, and the older of the dry sheep will quickly recover from the effects of the dry spell. There may, however, be some tender wool on the hoggetts. SCHOOL IMPROVEMENTS. The Struan school committee met on Tne...
Correspondence. AN APPEAL. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 29 April 1914
AN APPEAL. (To the Editor.) SIR,-A very deserving and respect able young man lately died at Foxhow. As for some time he had been unable to work, and left his widow and child un provided for, it was decided at a meet ing held at Foxhow to make an effort to raise a sum that would give the widow a start in life. I was appointed a collector, and would be glad if you would receive subscriptions for a very deserving case. Trusting that those who give will give quickly, - -Yours, &c. JOS. MACK. &nbsp; [We shall be pleased to receive and acknowledge donations. Ed. "Adver tiser."]
Make Your District Known [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 6 May 1914
Make Your District Known Concerning some parts of the district news comes but seldom. This is not entirely our fault; we have no miracu lous power of knowing what is happen ing at all the places within our area of circulation. It is the fault of residents in the silent places. Will some man or woman take the matter in hand and cause the silence to cease ? If no one else is doing it for your district, will you try on these lines '! Send accounts of public and social events in your township and neighbour hood, such as weddings, deaths, acci dents, concerts, matters touching dis trict industries, etc. ?Write the names of persons very distinctly. Dont bother about grammar or spell ing ; it's the editor's work to look after those trifles. The barest skeleton is enough. Write only on one side of the paper. Write your name and address on some corner-not for publication, but to prove good faith. Give information; but let criticism alone.
Hampden Shire Council. Monday, May 4, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 6 May 1914
Hampden Shire Council! Monday, May 4, 1914. Present-President VVm. M'Dow.ill, : arid Crs J. Kelly, Bnidshnw, J. L. Cur- ; rie, 11. A. Currie, J. C. Manifold, E. | Manifold, Black, and D. S. Oman, j M.L.A. 1 CO fill ESI'ON D K N C . i From J. Baker, Noorat, drawing at- j tention to the dreadful state of the I Noorat gravel pits with rabbits and j burrows, also a quarry on the same j road, which was also a home for rab- j bits.-Crs Oman and H. A. Currie also j referred to the same trouble in the j North riding, which was putting ow ners to a great deal of inconvenience. Cr Currie said the bridge near Cressy was infested with rabbits, and asked what was the position of adjoining land owners in this matter? The President said they were not allowed to touch the bridge approaches, but the Act made it compulsory for owners to destroy the rabbits on the ordinary parts of the road adjoining their properties. The Engineer said that in nearly all these cases the rabbits had been dug out again ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 6 May 1914
For Bronchial Coughs, take Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6. PAAPB'-« AUSTRAL DROP HE'D, With 10 years' guarantee. . Complfto aUjtclimentn. Only £7 10.=!. (Inrriwta paid. I Hand Machines £3/17/6. Singer's, Wertheim's, New Homes, guaranteed, from £4/10. . 31 years' experience as repairers of j all makes. I Needles and duplicates a speciality. j PAAPE BROS,' Pivot Motors Hold Australian 24 hours' record. 3J to 8 h.p. to order. Bradbury, Triumph, Rudge, B.S.A., Rex, Douglass-new and second-hand at Melbourne prices. Sidecars, Bowden and Armstrong gears. Repairs and all requirements. Ask about our PIVOT CYCLES. Low prices. Also repairs, tyres, sun dries, etc. pa apeTBROSC, Sewing Machine, Motor & Cycle Builders, 198 MOORABOOL ST., GEELONG. (Workshop.) Garage-Bailey Place, Geelong. Wires-Paape, Geelong. Phone 1726. Shopping by Post I Thomas' Supply Stores, STURT STREET, BALIARAT, ¥ EMPLOY NO CANVASSERS, but 11/ Country Residents who are unable to visit us may command all the re s...
Derrinallum Picnic Races. SUCCESSFUL GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 6 May 1914
DerrinaKum Picnic Races. SUCCESSFUL GATHERING. President, Mr Pye; vice-presidents, Messrs Jackson, Wilson, J. Beaton, Olney ; judge, Mr H. Stone ; starter, Mr Gillies; treasurer, Mr Robertson ; secretaries, Messrs Smith and Grant; stewards, Messrs J. Evans, Pye, Bea ton, Robertson and Christie ; handi capper, Mr Kerr; clerk of course, Mr ' G. Watts ; clerk of scales, Mr M'Leatr pony measurer, Mr B. Brown ; hon. surgeon, Dr J. Scott Paton ; time keeper, Mr T. Campbell; bookmakers steward, Mr J. Beaton. The first race meeting ever run at Derrinallum was held on Saturday, and was a pronounced success. The beauti ful day brought along a large number of patrons from far and near, who all -with the exception perhaps of those who punted too often on the wrong horse-thoroughly enjoyed themselves. There must have been quite 400 people present, which was highly gratifying to the promotors, and will no doubt en- , courage them to launch out with a i more ambitious program on the occasion i of ...
Cricketers at Dinner. ENTERTAINED BY PRESIDENT. A CONVIVIAL GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 6 May 1914
j Cricketers at Dinner. i ENTERTAINED BY PRESIDENT. A CONVIVIAL GATHERING. I There was a big muster of cricketers at the dinner given to the members of 1 the Western Plains Cricket Association ; by the president, Mr E. Currie, on j Thursday night of last week. As on | the previous occasion it was held at the : Derrinallum Mechanics' Hall, the Dor ; rinallum Club having again won the f premiership. Every seat at the long T ! shaped table was occupied by guest ! whose feats as trenchermen was the best possible testimony to the excel . lence of the repast. Mr Currie presided with his characteristic geniality, ,"nd made an admirable h":3t. Seated at his right and left were Mr Horwoorl and Rev. Keays, the captains of the Derrinallum and Darlington clubs re pectively, while Mr Clivtf* Currie did the honors at the foot of the table. When edibles no longer claimed serious attention, The President expressed his pleasure at seeing such a large gathering around the festive board. He regrettul,...
WHY SILAGE IS ESSENTIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 6 May 1914
WHY SILAGE IS ESSENTIAL. There are several reasons for the popularity of silage. More feed can be stored in a given space in the form of silage than in the form of fodder or hay. There is a smaller loss of food ma terial when a crop is made into silage than when cured as fodder or hay. Corn silage is a more efficient feed than corn fodder. An acre of corn can be placed in the silo at less cost than the same area can be husked and shredded. Crops can be put in the silo dur ing weather that could not be util ised in making hay or curing fodder. More stock can be kept on a given area of land when silage is the basis of the ration. There is less waste in feeding silage than in feeding fodder. Good silage properly fed is all consumed. Silage is very palatable. Silage, like other succulent feeds, has a beneficial effect upon the diges tive organs. Silage is the best and cheapest form in which a succulent feed can be pro vided for winter use. Silage can be used for supplement ing pastures,...
THE Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser. PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY Pritne and Published by HUBERT ALFRED ADAMS, sole proprietor, at the office of the "Lismore Advertiser," High Stret, Lismore, in the State of Victoria. Registered at the General Post Office, Melbourne, for transmissioni as a newspaper. WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 1914. Road Signs. [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 6 May 1914
Til K Cressy Advertiser. PUBLISHKD EVKKY Wedxksday. Printed nixi J'ublinbed by IIUBIOKT ALFiUOJi ADAMS. koIi; jir&lt;)[uioU»r, at 111 &lt;? office of tlit! " LixMuru A(lvci ti.;!T," Hi^li Strict, LiHmoi-i\ in_ the State of Victoria. at the (Joncrul I'n't. Oflico. McUiournc, for Irumimtri.vioii a:; a n&lt;jw!;im|>(>r, WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 1914. Road Signs. The story is told of a belated traveller who, one dark, stormy night, painfully climbed a sign post at the junction of two roads, and struck his last match, only to decipher the words, "Wet paint." The story belongs to the apocrypha, and is probably an exaggeration. No sane muni cipality would go to the trouble of playing such a senseless joke upon wayfarers. What the man who climbed the post no doubt did find was a totally illegible sign through lack of wet paint since the day it was first erected. This neglect of road signs is to be noticed in many Victorian municipalities. Some have fallen down and...
Held to What He Had. [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 6 May 1914
Held to What He Had. There is a young physician who has never been able to smoke a cigar. "Just one poisons me," says the youth ful doctor. Recently the doctor was invited to a large dinner party. When the wo men had left the table cigars were accepted by all the men except the physician. Seeing his. friend refuse the cigar, the host in astonishment ex claimed:: "What! not smoking? My dear fel low, you lose half your dinner!" "Yes, I know I do," meekly replied the1 doctor, "but if I smoked one I should lose the whole of it!"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 6 May 1914
NOTICE. Correspondent"? fonvnr&lt;!injf par/i;rra|.h:t relntiviii to projected OoncntH, li.v/u.'-.iK. fiocin!". J'ic n!c«. Hjiort-i Gi-.tli'iiirizit. Hacc-AltetiiiKa. Meet ii)K« of S'K'ii.'tiv:'., or jielwiouK anil oth&lt;'i* H«-r vico.'i wiil please that no anr.oiinee rnentii of r.ucli events urn admi."!ial>!c uii!I;hh they refer to sm advertisement to appear in thut or any Ku!v&lt;v|uent issuie of tin; paoer. When advertised every endeavor will l.-o made to tiiimi a representative to obtain ati extended report of the i>roerediin::t. hut when an ad vertisement i;i not Kiven only a brief .summary of the event will Ite published. Ah a bn.-ine.-H proposition. fii'tfnniiUM'K of all public f mictions will find that it payii to advertise them in the local paper. For Children's Hacking Cough at Night, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/G. VICTORIAN RA1 LWAYS. ALTERATION OF TRAINS. ON and after 4th May the 3 p.m. train from Maroona to Geeiong daily will be timed ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 6 May 1914
306 STURT STREET, SHOPPEE SQUARE, Lester's fSuticiings, BALLARAT. Phone 588. TAILORS, Hatters, Mercers, Tie-men, Ladies' Costumiers. Our Mr G. J. JOHNSON - Will visit your district every &lt;-ic;hf. \veol&lt;«. All orders ent rusted to him will re? ceive our prompt and personal attention. A® A La m I hj* DERRifMALLUM, Represents the -Following AGENCiES : - I0HN BANNISTER S SON, DOTS, IASCEII.ES' MOTOR CARS, 9 General Carriers and Railway Forward ing Agents. DENNY'S, IASCEUES Ltd., Wool and Grain Brokers, Stock and Station Agents. WISCHER'S MANURES. Suitable for all kinds of buyers. Prices range from ,£210 to .£000. ALLIANCE ASSOCIATION CO. Lid., Comprising Fire Risks, Hay, Grain and all standing crops and stacks. WOOD & COM SOLD. WiVly business objective is, bv fair dealing, to make everyone who does business with me a permanent client. . 'i'r, ?};.,;-,' ^..v.'rr* 5""->.. ^^3^? ENGINEERS, . 207 Dana Street, BALLAKAT. JELPART'S AIR-SCAVENGE ENGINES are the ...
FARM JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 6 May 1914
FARM JOTTINGS. The "discipline of the farm" is the asset of the farm boy that markB him. through later life. The endless round of planting and harvesting, the daily care of animals, the regular toil of which there is no cessation, to him 80 - often a dull routine, form altogether au inestimable training in systematic hab its and thoughts that accounts for his superior achievement in the industries, commerce, and Btatemanship In later life. The real opportunity for satisfac tory living In farming comes not so much from the nature of the work as from the fact that the farm is a busi ness and a home, intricately interwo ven. Life and work united, which is the natural thing. It is much easier to maintain soil in a satisfactory condition of efficiency by crop rotation and the application of artificial manures than to restore it after it has once been impoverished, by the loss of fertilising constituents. In pasturing lucerne it must not be over-stocked, and the animals will in jure the c...
Not Clear. [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 6 May 1914
Not Clear. At a trial in an Australian court* when the witness in the box was "be ing subjected to a merciless cross-ex amination, in answering one question the witness nodded. Whereupon the court stenographer, who was working at high speed to get it all and could not see the witness, at once demand ed: Answer that question," to which' the witness replied: "1 did answer it; I nodded my head." The stenographer, without a mo ment's hesitation,. retaliated with, "Well, I heard it rattle, but could not tell whether it was up and down or from side to side." A woman always calls it "feminine intuition" when she succeeds,in mak ing a fairly good guess.
HOW TO AVOID NEURALGIA. [Newspaper Article] — Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser — 6 May 1914
HOW TO AVOID NEURALGIA. Two of the commonest causes of neuralgia are neglected decaying teeth and eye-strain, it may be that no one partcular tooth is badly decayed, there may be no actual toothache that the sufferer can point to as the" rea son . for those shooting pains about the cheek or jaw, which he endures* almost nightly. Nevertheless, in. about. 50 per cent, of the cases the teeth are at the root of the trouble. Clearly the dentist in such cases" is the right doctor, and as a rule a me dical man will.send his patient to the dentist. Many people whose neural gia is due to eye-strain are not con scious of anything the matter with their sight, it may be only when they seek medical advice that the sugges tion of eye trouble is made to them; they go to the oculist, glasses are pre scribed, and the neuralgia disappears. We may be in a certain physical; condition which renders us particular ly ready for neuralgia, the scale being turned by comparatively such small' things as a drau...