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No title [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 22 August 1914
His Holiness Pope Pius X. died f k;| Vatican at a late hour last I night. I'hi- Rev. Alexander Atlani, ding at Gatehouse street f^-j wio came Ito Victoria it ')Kl along wMh the late Rms. Dr. or I ol Melbourne; William HenJtrso', 'J, j Ballarat; and Archibald Simpson, «• I the Leigh, and is now in his 91st was present at an "at home" «'f,' Vienna Cafe on Friday week, when v* and Mrs Basil Adam, of Ivaiiliot, # / orated their silver wedding. the guests were reprentatives or« of the oldest settlers in the• I% , Western district of Victoria, ira?r ^ Adam's parish was situated,-^'. Adam was the Presbyterian minw Beau fort for 40 years-] p,,„m Ali'G. Pringle, secy. /.O.lw & ■ writes "Referring to a your issue of Saturday, fl reference to a remark inad^L k ft oftheM.U.LO.O.F.,atthi bration on July 5th, which (j their order was the only ,r^> it, paid 10/ per week sick payatl jjfi k months, the committee %-'S0l t i wish to state that this is stf ^ ( [ as theRechabitesoeietyp^s J;i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 22 August 1914
In stock—Spouting, ltiilging, and Down Pipe, lioofing lion, Baths, Sinks, Cowls, Flour Bins, " Alby" Oarlriile.—Jas. H. j Rohkrtson, Neill Street, opposite 1 Junk of j Victoria.—[Advt.l :
The Riponshire Advocate. Published every Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 22 August 1914
liiwsfiiw Ssftwale, Published every Saturday Morning. SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 1914. Mr J. Dunn, the divisional returning officer for Corangamite, announces that additional polling places for the subdi vision of Beaufort in connection with the Federal elections on Saturday, 5th September, have been appointed at Chute and Trawalla (State schools).—[Arthur Parker, Lawrence Street, Beaufort.] After considerable trouble the Rail way Dept. were induced by the Ripon shire Council to erect two large Lux lights in the Beaufort station yard, to minimise the risk of accident. The lamps have been very irregularly lighted during the past fortnight. For Cast Shares, all makes, Plow Chains, Harness, American Plows, Seed Drills, and up-to-date Implements, you should try Hawkes Bros., The Iron mongers, Beaufort. Cr. Philip feussell, of Carngham Es tate, Carngham, one of the representa tives of the East Riding in the Ripoh shire Council, tendered his resignation by letter on Monday, owing to his hav ing...
CHAPTER XX. LOOKING BACKWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 22 August 1914
CHAPTER XX. LOOKING BACKWARDS. Joshua Hethermgton sat, to all appearances, composed and quiet. In reality he was simply, wild with ap prehension. "The strongest piece of evidence against your nephew is that fact that a dagger, such as would have inflict ed the wound that killed the doctor, was in his possession at the time of the murder. It seems the housemaid at Mount House is engaged to the village constable, and when they were discussing the murder, she told him that Mr. Jack had a dagger in his room, and she, at her lover's re quest, handed it to him. Then of course, there were the threatening words he used. But personally I do not believe him guilty," he said. "You are rignt ; he is innocent. Dr. Fitzpatrick may have had enemies, bitter enemies, who had even greater reason to wish him out of the way than Jack had. You knew him in timately ; do you know of any such person ?" she asked, fixing her eyes keenly on him. "No, but it is possible he had an enemy, as you suggest. He had...
BEAUFORT. PARISH OF YANGERAHWILL. (Plate III.) Victoria Drill, No. 3. Foreman, B. Sheeban. Bore No. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 22 August 1914
BEAUFORT. Parish of Yangerahwill. (Plate III.) Victoria Drill, No. 3. Foreman, B. Sheeban. Bore No. 1. Position: On road at north-west I corner, Allotment 1a, section 8. Com menced, 9th July, 1913; completed, 26th July, 1913. • Strata. Thickness. Depth Struck. Ft. In. Ft. In. Snrface soil 1 6 0 0 Clay ... 6 6 1 6 Basalt 80 0 8 0 Basalt, with clay bands, 33 0 88 0 Basalt... 78 0 121 0 Clay and fine gravel .. 2 0 199 0 Clay, stiff 6 0 201 0 Bedrock, sandstone, de composed 10 0 207 0 Total depth bored 217 0 Bottomed at .. r B 207 0 Bore No. 2. Position : 20 chains east' .along road from bore No. 1. Commenced, 30th July, 1913; completed, 13th August, 1913. Surface soil and clay ... 2 0 0 0 Clay, stiff...' 12 0 2 0 Clay, sandy 3 0 14 0 Basalt, with layers of clay 64 0 17 0 Basalt .. 89 6 81 0 Basalt, with layers of clay 16 6 170 6 Clay, stiff 5 0 187 0 Bedrock, sandstone, de composed 20 0 192 0 Total depth bored 212 0 Bottomed at 192 0 Bore No. 3. Position : On road 25*48 chains north we...
CHAPTER XIX. BROUGHT BACK. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 22 August 1914
CHAPTER XIX. BROiUGHT BACK. "Qall Margaret Wedmore." As the name fell on his ears Josh Hetherington started and looked round in time to see her enter, and he was; struck afresh by, her loveli ness and grace, which was not mar red by the sad expression her face wore. As he looked he scarcely mar velled that the dead man had loved her, rather than his richly-dowered daughter. "Miss Wedmore, is it true that the dead man asked you to be his wife on the afternoon previous to his death, when he was on the eve of marriage with another lady ?" "It is quite true, and I thought he must have been out of his mind, or he would never have spoken such words. Indeed, when I heard that be had died a violent death, I came to the conclusion that he had commit ted suicide while out of his mind," she said, speaking in a clear, ' dis tinct tone. ■or:. The coroner shook his tread. "A man cannot stab himself in 'the j back. And now, Miss Wedmore, I: want you to tell us about this quar rel between your cous...
GOVERNMENT BORING. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 22 August 1914
GOVERNMENT BORING. &lt;1 The following particulars of boring j done by the Government diamond drills in this district are extracted from the annual report issued by the secretary for mines:— TRAWALLA. Parish of Livingstone. Victoria Drill, No. 7. Foreman, P. McAllister. i Bore No. 8. Position : 10 chains south from bore No. 7, . Surface level, 1,229ft.; bedrock level, 1,060ft. Commenced, 4th October, 1913; completed, 30th October, 1913. Strata. I'hickness. Depth Struck. Ft. In. Ft. In. Surface soil .: 1 0 0 0 Gravel 1 0 1 0 Clay, basaltic 5 0 2 0 Basalt 14 6 7 0 Clay, sandy 1 0 21 6 Gravel 2 0 22 6 Basalt... .; 36 6 24 6 Clays, yellow, and white 14 0 61 0 Drift, sand, red ... . i) 0 75 0 Clay 19 0 86 0 Basalt . 63 0 105 0 Bedrock— Slate, decomposed . 2 0 168 0 Sandstone . 1 0 170 0 Total depth bored 171 0 Bottomed at .. 170 0 Bore No. 9. Position : See plan. Commenced, 3rd November, 191?; completed, 5th Novem ber, 1913. Surface soil 10 0 0 Clay, yellow 10 0 10 Basalt, boulde...
COCOANUT ICE. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 22 August 1914
COCOANUT ICE. Take a pound, of loaf sugar, six ounces of cocoanut, and a quarter of a pint of water or cocoanut milk. Let it boil for four or five minutes, then remove the pan from the fire, and if not stiff enough stir off the fire until it thickens. Pour the mix ture into a greased dish, and, when cold, cut it up into squares or bars. Fresh cocoanut should be used if ob tainable ; if not, take desiccated co coanut previously soaked in milk. If liked the mixture may be coloured with a few drops of carmine. ; "By the way, old man, do you re- j member borrowing ten shillings from me six months ago ?" "Yes." | "But y.ou said you only wanted it for a short time." I "And I told jou the truth. I didn't keep it. twenty minutes." j First Tramp : Strange how few of our youthful dreams come true," Second Tramp : "Oh, I don't know. I remember how I once yearned to wear long trousers. Now, I guess, I wear them longer than almost any body in the country." 1942.
ROAST CHEESE. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 22 August 1914
ROAST CHEESE. This dish may be introduced as a savoury. It makes a good luncheon or supper dish also. Grate three ounces of fat Cheshire cheese, mix with it the yolks of two eggs, four ounces of grated bread and three ounces of butter ; beat the whole well until thoroughly mixed, adding by degrees a spoonful of mustard and a little pepper and salt. Toast some bread, remove the crust and divide the slices into proper portions. Lay the cheese, paste thick above them, and put them into a Dutch oven. Cover the cheese, etc., with a dish, until the whole is hot through, then remove the cover, and brown the cheese with a red-hot shovel.
THE DAIRY PAYMENT FOR BACTERIA. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 22 August 1914
THE DAIRY PAYMENT FOR BACTERIA. j Cleanliness has a market v j This is particularly true sie;! j cleanliness contributes to the | of, the food product. It has absjs j been recognised that cleanfe should have a most importantpla | in the production of mift, [if strange to say, until recently, fe j number of quarts of milk . aid its • chemical composition were the oa!j fjj|| I things on which prices have teaatf | No price was set on ctasfis f ! The results of clean methods are fef banishment of dirt and the I ment of bacteria from milk, is sea J ! as the certified milk, movemfct It j j gan, prices immediately jump*! I certified milk from 4d. to 6d., tlsj 'to 7£d. and nowtolOd. perqsarc. The chief reason for this was lis I standard for bacteria which was st at 10,000 c.c. by the Certified MS j Commission. In certified milk f> | have only one standard for clear ness and one price. There are no i1 grees of excellence provided and to j prices corresponding to the sffli i When one conte...
THE FARM. ARE PHOSPHATE AND POTASH[?] WASHED OUT OF THE SOIL? [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 22 August 1914
THE FARM, 4 ARB PHOSPHATE *v,r, WAS8B° «* "l&sgj it is said that the "best time t5 JHB ply basic slag and tainit ia ^ J§|| autumn or early winter, as hy m!1|| early application the phoaphotfc 3*'* in the slag becomes available "" plants in the spring, when tbey6^ growing, and the potash in it improves in condition, having ^ ed during the winter months-sift ^ proportion ot chlorides which an l5t desirable lor the crop. V But the question is olten a3>:i whether, with such early appUcatir-' there is not a great risk olloa^ the valuable constituents itora washed out during the heavy ^ ■ rains, especially in meadows >-> pastures which are subject to t?Q - . flooded, or, if not waste! a%': washed too deeply into the soil. | " It might naturally he assumed this would he the -case, hut ap-i ence shows that there is not mv,? ■> ;4 ground !or such apprehension, ally if the heavy rain does not co;f'v % 1 directly after the application ot manures. Certainly, with basic sla&a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 22 August 1914
"LINSEED compound,' of 40 years'proven efficacy, for Coughs. Colds. Bronchitis. &c. QTRAYED from Beaufort, Brindle k3 Dog, with collar. Owner can have same by paying expenses. A. E. STEPHENS, High Street, Ararat. BEAUFORT FIRE BRIGADE ALL NATIONS' FAIR. A MEETING of Ladies and all assistr ing in the above will be held in the Mechanics'Institute on MONDAY even ing, 24th inst., at 8 sharp. Business— To consider advisability of postponing Bazaar; General. A large attendance is requested. All welcome. J. HUGHES, \ Hon. A. J. SAPH, *( Secretaries. OF 22-S3POW. ANNUAL ELECTION.—NORTH RIDING. NOTICE OF POLL. NOTICE is hereby given that the fol lowing Candidates have been duly Nominated for the office of Councillor, viz. ;— ROBERT ALFRED DUNBAR SINCLAIR, HENRY SMITH, And as the number of Candidates ex ceeds the number of Councillors to be elected, a Poll will be taken for the Election of such Councillor-on THURS DAY, the Twenty-seventh day of AUG UST, 1914, at the following places, ...
MATURING CHEESE BY ELECTR[?] CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 29 August 1914
MATURING CHEESE BY BLECTRt CITY. I An industrial electrician ot Hetti'- I I dam is reported to hare discoW j j-a method of giving age to cheesi'! j means of electricity. After 8 tow I i series of experiments, he found fat I he could take an absolutely ! cheese and give it all the co& i ; tency, taste, and appearance d1 j Sue cheese that had been stored aW j and carefully aged for two ft&rs. J I He takes a fresh cheese and I jects it to an alternating currat I' j , the end of twenty-four tonrs of coo- j stant alternating electrical canal' i through this cheese it possess® s- I the properties of a fine two-year-o/i j . cheese, j I This has naturally aroused I interest in Holland, where cb&r j making- is one of the big iadu&i* j j It is said the electrician clai®5 I j can do many other things mthcbfc j by means of electricity.j include 43 ; apparatus that will enable the a*®®' facturer to so gratuate and di^ electrical action of this nature is « give che...
THE DAIRY DEHORNING THE DAIRY CATTLE [?] [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 29 August 1914
"■wan* IHB ^ c«Si Owners of farm cattle >,= taken tftaotlttrt, a cow or a bull is mote \ey ^1 with the.tamM,Po •if for no other reason tt^f should be dehorned, both Jfl them from injuring each otbe trom doing bodily harm ^ on the farm. HornS have „n t ^ t ii°vany aomestic should be removed at an early a! \ Wh-en cattle roamed , s were Nature's provision lot ^ hntai1 ente and guard against enemies i„ struggle for existence in the M days, when cattle in a wil&lt;ut^I nature had to hold their TOn withf; other beasts of the fields, horn:, n a valuable asset. Now bred for domestic purposes andW nothing from which to defend %.! selves, the horns have absolutely ^ use, and a cow should he consider^' more valuable without them. I Animals on which the horns ar>! left, possess more or less 0t - former fighting instinct. They ofe,! do; much injury to each other it pasture when they get to Sgttij, j The cows that do not have tortiI generally suSer the most. j The writer knows of a...
RIPONSHIRE ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 29 August 1914
RIPONSHiRE ELECTIONS; The 'annual elections for seats in 'the Riponshire Council were held on Thursday. In the West Riding Cr. D. Stewart was returned unopposed, and Cr. A. C. Roddis had a similar compliment paid to him In the East Riding. The contest in the North Riding- between Cr. R. A. D. Sinclair, the Vetiring member, and Mr H. Smith, evoked considerable interest, and resulted in a victory for the former by a majority of 296 votes. About 100 rate payers awaited the declaration of the poll. When the Beaufort, Raglan, and Middle Creek poll was announced at about 5.40 p.m., all doubt as to the issue was set at rest, for Cr. Sinclair had an advantage of 217 votes. The Waterloo returns came to hand about 15 minutes later, and re duced the retiring member's majority to 200. The postal votes, however, gave him a further majority of 96. The final results were—Sinclair, 525; Smith, 229. Majority for Sinclair, 296. Appended are details:— Sinclair. Smith. Beaufort ... ... ... ... 298 116 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 29 August 1914
Thirty years ago the cream separa tor did not exist, and now more than j two million are in use throughout j the world. j The average girl will find her com j plexion improved by the following j weekly treatment. The last thing, at J night bathe the face with hot water j and emollient soap, rinse it, and rub ■ over it a good toilet cream, remov ! ing superfluity with a clean rag. I Then dust the face with toild; pow | der. | As showing the remarkable virility of disease germs when buried in the j soil, Mr. C. J. Reakes instanced re cently a caae where anthrax had been contracted by contagion after a lapse j of forty years. On a farm a cow was destroyed, suffering from the com-! ' plaint, and as she was a great fav-, ' onrite with the farmer's family, a ! ! fence was erected around £2e grave. , j Forty years later, other beasts broke j • through the fencing, and feasted on1 j the succulent grass growing there. 'Wrfcfem a short time they developed symptoms of anthrax, and when 1 slaug...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 29 August 1914
ALWAYS .ON HAND. "My lit'le boy John suffered with colds iind croup and Chamberlain's Cough Remedy was the only medicine that would give him relief," writes Mr John Norton, Marrawah, Tns. "1 consider Chamberlain's Congh Remedy to be the best medicine for their complaints and make a point of always having it on hand." Sold by J. H. Wotherspooa& Co.
DRAINAGE FOR THE YARD. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 29 August 1914
DRAINAGE FOR THE YARD. I In locating a cowshed care should ' be taken to have a gentle slope from the shed in at least one direction af j fording good natural drainage to i both shed and yard. If the shed is al I ready built and poorly located, grad ' ing and draining will do much to remedy the evil. In most cases it . would take but a small amount of ' labour with a scraper when the | ground is in suitable condition to handle to give the surface of the I yard a slope from the shed sufficient to carry off the surplus water. Even if dirt has to be hauled in from out side the yard to accomplish this, it will not be expensive. Tile drainage alone will not be sufficient as the tramping of the cattle soon covers the surface, preventing the water I from passing down the tile.
MIDDLE CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Riponshire Advocate — 29 August 1914
MIDDLE CREEK. I (J'^OM OUJt CORKESl'ONDEKT.) me August meeting of the local branch of the A.N.A, was held- in the Middle Creek Hall on Friday, 21st inst., when there was a good attendance. The vice-president (Mr H. McLeod) occupied the chair. After a short dis cussion, it was decided to transfer the accounts of the branch frorio the Bank or Victoria to the Government. Savings Bank. Several circulars were received from the board. With refetence to circular re Patriotic Fund, it was decided to call a public meeting for the Tuesday following the meeting. Four newj members were, elected, namely, Messrs, E.Fay(hon.), H. Hamilton (hon. benefit), and P. Hamilton and J. Mill (full benefit). Mr Ahern, in a few well chosen words, introduced the new mem bers, urging them to^do their best for the association, and^not to be content till reaching the honored position as president. Each newly-elected member suitably responded. The business of the evening was followed by the con tinuation of the ca...