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PATTERN FOR CHILD'S FROCK. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S FROCK. 1 This little frock looks very smart made up o£ velvet. But it is also very suitable for serge, corduroy, cashmere or any warm material. It represents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 142, cut in two sizes—for girls of four and ] six. ' This pattern may be bought for i ninepence from local pattern agent, i or will be sent post free to any ad- ! dress if ninepence in stamps is sent I to Dept. "A," "Everylady's Journal," I 376 Swanston-streot, Melbourne. State ! number of pattern and size required. If a ponny stamp Is sent to the above address a 48pp. catalogue will 'be sent to any reader yrho waites "send free catalogue."
SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS IN THE DARK. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS IN THE DARK. The death has juat tsken placo at Stockholm o£ Mita Christinu Wltlund, an eccentric and wealthy woman. Seventy-live years ago Miss Wltland, theu a handsome young girl of eigh teen, was engaged t;; be married to a clashing ollicar 01 the iioyal Guards, and everything'was ready for the wed ing, when the bridegroom suddenly broke off the engagement, and eventu ally married another. Miss Witluud, it is said, nearly lolt her reason, from the effects of the shock, and when she linaiiy recovered made a solemn vow never to look upon treacherous man again. Her parents being dead, she had sole control of her own affairs, and she shut herself up in the house, where she remained for the whole of her life without ever going out. For seventy-five years she saw no other human being tjian her servant girls. Living as one dead in the midst of the bustle of modern civilisation, she had never seen trains, steamships, tramway cars, taxlcabs, airahipa, or aeroplanes. Even...
AGRICULTURE. TEST YOUR SEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
AGRICULTURE. TEST YOUR SEEDS. Testing clover, grass seed, etc.: Take two common plates ana get two pieces of cotton cloth about the size of the plates. Dip tho cloths Into warm water and spread one of them oti a plate. Take a liandtul from the seed that i3 to bo tested and place it on the table. Count out 100 seeds. Scatter these upon the wet cloth on the plate. Spread tho other cloth over tho seed and press it down. Then turn the other plate upside down on the plate with the seeds, leaving the cor ners of the cloths sticking out between the plates. Placo where it is reason ably warm, and keep the cloths moist by sprinkling with water two or three times a day. Keep a record of the number of seeds that have sprouted each day, until no more seeds show Signs of life. A week Is as long as this should take. If ninety to ninety five seeds grow, the germination is pretty good, but below ninety the value of the seed begins to be doubt ful.
Pitfield Farmers' Club. LICENCE GRANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
~ film Faimeis' &ina. LICENCE GRANTED. An interesting application came ©n for bearing on Tuesday at Smy thi-sdale, befosv a special sitting of the Licensing Court, consisting of Jtleestra CJolriemitb, Berriman, anil CJiihi-nT licensing magistrates. The court had been dpecially gazetted to deal with the application of John Jtonchi, who was applying, on be l»alt of the Farmers'Club at Ivalano, Sor a certificate nnder the Licensing Acts certifying it to be a club en titled to registration, and therefore pt emitted to sell liquor to its mem bers. The applicant was represented hy Mr David Clarke, and !Supt. Ben »et was present to oppose as licens ing inspector. It appeared that tho premises oc cupied by the club at Kaleno cor rt-sponded with those formerly in -occupation of the elnb known 38 the Commercial Club, Kaleno, a certifi cate for which bad been refused at the annual sittings of the Licensing Court at Snsythosdalo in December I»Bt. In his notice of objection the inspector...
TYPEWRITING MUSICAL SCORES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
TYPEWRITING MUSICAL SCORES. The typewriting of musical scores is now made possible by a machine that has appeared on the French mar ket. The same machine may be used tor ordinary typewriting in several languages, the letters and numerals, and the musical characters or signs uemg carried on small drums. The drum lor writing music contains eighty-tour signs which, singly or in combination, produce all the charac ters necessary to write a complete score within a range of sts and a hall octaves. The treble or violin clef, for instance, is written by four operations, the bass clef in three, etc., even the staff Itself being written 011 the machine. Tho characters arfe not written aide by side as usual, but in a vertical line. The musical characters are all marked on tho koys of the machine along with the letters and other signs of the written language, in a dif ferent color. This arrangement i3 made possible by a simple mechani cal device connected with the shaft of the roll holding the ...
THE FARM HAND OF THE FUTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
THE FARM HAND OF THE FUTURE. According to Mr. Gilbert, author 01 "Fortunes for Farmers." spiritless Hodge is to be supplanted by an alert blue-smocked engineer, who will re ceive good wages and do tho work o£ ten men, and be worth a hundred. If this bo the typo of man who is to do the tillage of the future, he will re quire a standard wage as will enable him to live in a good dwelling, and thus the rural housing problem will soon solve itself! Mr. Gilbert has evidently a warm heart for small holdings, but pertinently says, "they cannot be established anywhere—only on better soils can tU&lt;sy succeed."
Correspondence. (We do not identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by correspondents.) WHY PEOPLE DO NOT GO TO CHURCH. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
correspiiep. (We do not identify naraulvea with the opinions expressed by correspondents.) WHY PEOPLE DO NOT GO TO CHURCH. To the Editor. Sir, —I notice " Only a Philistine'* does not agree with me. He prac tically states that a preacher's object should be to appeal to the best in man. That is right. But why are the pews empty? Is not that tha poiui ? It is too thin for "Only a Philistine " to say that the churches have lost their influence because oE amusementand as far as his state went goes about the present officer* of the Salvation Army patting hio foot down on it the result is reflect ed in the fact that the Army is lan guishing at Beriinga. The corps is not imbued with the spirit the lat® General Booth endeavored to foster. Too much ctiurchauity will wreck the Army's objective. I believe ia the babbath D*y beiug kept holy in the truest since of the word; but on any other day I fail to see any harm in young people tnjoying them selves by singing "A bunting we will go " to tue ...
VIM OF THE FARMER. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
V!M OF THE FARMER. The farmer's vim shows in getting at tho work the minute it is ready. Shows, too, in the way ho pushes that work. One day on and two days oil point to failure in the near future. Vim shows, also, in the pride a man puts into his work. Seme men show by their very faceB that they love their work and aro bound to do it just right. They are the ones that come out at the head of the heap. Vim keeps a man's heart bright and cheery. Takes a pretty good man to whistle just as cheerily when it rains as when it shines! The man with true vim in his heart can do it, and he will do it. Any men with vim down your way?
Pitfield Banner, [?]UBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1914. RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
I /OIll.mHEl) EVKHV 3ATDHBAV MORNING LIM?VLtered a- the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post a* a Newspaper.] Satubday, July 4, 1914. 11AINFALL. The rainfall aa recorded by Mr W. Langsford at Berringa during the past eix months was as follows:—January, 93 points; February, 18; March, 92; April, 233; May, 112; Juno, 68. Total, 616 points. The total rainfall for tlio same period daring the year 1913 waa 1228 points. I.O.R. Tho usual meeting of the Uerringa. Teat was helil Jast evening; P.C.R. Br R. II. .M'Clure presiding. One nomination for membership was received. Tho balance sheet for the post half-year was read and adopted, and Bhow^l a satisfactory credit balance. It was reported that, in con nection with the recent social in aid of the Talbot Colony of Bpileptics and Chil dren's Hospital thos um of 3'2/ wub rai»cd, and the amount was equally divided be tween the two institutions indicated. Tho amount mentioned included sums collect ed for I.O.R. cot in the Chil...
HOW ARE YOU REGARDING IT? [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
HOW ARE YOU REGARDING IT7 Wo get lroin the land what we put into it. it wo build permanently we will bo sheltered In later days; II we plant wisely we will road the content ment in the shade ol the next genera tion. 1£ a farm is regarded as merely a cold, money making enterprise we miss the harvest of good living iu later years; but If we regard the larm as a home and cultivate those essen tials of satisfying living, comforts, trees and llowers, and things of beauty we reap a. perennial harvest in the ripe years ot old age when such tilings come to have a value far be yonu grains and fat beasts.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
(tosiness notices. MAKE THE BEST BRIDAL, PORTRAITS IN THE STATE. Therein lies cror claim to your patronage. Of the thousands of Brides who have sat to us for their Bridal Portraits, we can safely say that not one has been dissatisfied. Neither will you be dissatisfied, so don't hesitate about writini; to us, making the appointment. Bridal Veils, Wreaths, Bouquets, Buttonholes,. &c., always available. Four lovely dressing Rooms to avoid delay. ENLARGEMENTS. We make enlargements from any old or faded photograph, and give them that modern "touch" which makes them doubly attractive. Size of Size of Photo. Mount. Price. 12 x 10 20 x 16 25/ 15x12 23x17 30/ Complete in neweBt style of mount and solid oak and gold frames. Satisfaction Guaranteed. DinUAQflG 9 Ofl worldfamed PHOTOGRAPHERS nlunAnUO ft UU. sturt street, ballarat. J. C. DEARDEN, Prop. EyeBsight Tested • . Free. GLASSES from 5s. C. MARKS & CO, Watchmakers, Jewellers, and Opticians, NATIONAL buildings. KALLARAT. To...
LIVES LOST BY LAUGHING. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
LIVES LOST BY LAUGHING. An accident, said to be the most ex traordinary on record, occured at some oilfields in the Baku district of Russia, on the borders of the Caspian Sea. One of the big "gusher" oil wells became chpked, and, with a view of blowing it clear/a number of iron drums full of nltro-glycerine were brought down by rail froffi Derbend, a.ul deposited over-night in a large shed, which was used by the men as a sort of canteen. The steward of this establishment, a Greek named Darios, opened one of the drums for some reason best known to himnelf, and "decanted" a small quantity of the dangerous liquid into a long thin glass used for mixing Tod ka. This he placed on a shelf behind the bar. Shortly afterward* there entered a workman named Borko vitcli, who. was famous for the bois terous hilarity o£ his manner, and es pecially for his loud, resonant laugh ter. The sight of nitro-glycerine in a vodka tumbler so excited his risibility that he gave vent to a series of sten toria...
District News. ROKEWOOD. RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
Bisiilci Hews. noKEWonn. RAINFALL. The rainfall as registered by Mr C. W. Stanbrook is as follows :—For the month of June, 1914, 58 points; total number of points for the half year, 6S0. For the corresponding half-year of,1913 the total number of points registered were 1060. CHUltCH OF ENGLAND. The Church of England congrega tion and Ladies' Guild, Robewcod, after three meetings have decided to abandon a sale of gifts this year, and in lieu to have a concert and dramatic entertainment on Friday, August 29th. A strong committee, .with Mr Rymer as secretary, have .been appointed to arrange the pro-1 gramme, etc. I
GREATER THAN GOLD CHAPTER XVII. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. MEADE, Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Fublished by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London &. Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XVII. Sheila Danvers' gay seuscn did not end a day too soon. The weather was very sultry, and the girl's pretty rounded cheeks, never highly colored, became paler and paler. She longed for the country; she piii9d to see Dearma again, and, above all, she wanted to be in the hour'y and daily presence of Shainus O'Doyle. By IBellairs' request, his wife told Slieila nothing of her intended visit to Melbourne, and the girl iiaiurally supp sed C at Aunt Margaret was. go JnSr?0ria !*10rt time to Sunnyside un til Uncle Peter was able to take his ..holiday. Little did she guess What iai actually taken place, and * Mrs. Bell; irs, notwithstanding that queer mingling of pain and rejoicing which filled her heart, did not dare to tell Her. BeJlairs was a keen sportsman. He was j.lso a wAnderful climber, and Knew ...
WOMAN'S WORLD. ORDERLY HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT. Clearing the Decks for Action. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. ORDERLY HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT. Clearing the Decks for Action. When wo have a special work to do -we first "clear the decks for action." If there is an absorbing piece of literary work to be accomplished, the usual desk detail is cleared away, the ink bottle filled, the old pens re placed with new ones; when a busi ness man has a largo undertaking on hand, he first rids his calendar of smail appointments and annoying cir cumstances; the clerk in the store, to show a new lino of. goods, clears his counter of everything else; every good business manager, in order to have his men work to advantage, re lieves them first of petty inconveni ences which would hinder their pro gress. This is good business manage ment. Time and money are gained thereby. The housekeeper, in order to forge ahead in her work, and make time coi«nt, needs to be relieved of clutter and inconvenient arrangements which are on ail sides a bar to progress. It is her habit to clear away her dishes and clea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
| COMES THE | Bourses' »■ Opinion. A TESTIMONY TO EMENTS TONIC I Buckingham Aveooe* Coburg, Vic-, 3/4/12 CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "I know Clements Tonic is used extensively by the profession, and nurse* know its value and are seldom without it. Once a patient got very weak and low spirited, and I gave her Clements Tonic. A few doses made a change for the better, she rapidly be - caihfr'bright-and cheerful; it- 1 > - gave her health and strength " and. soon put her on her . feet again, which made her a firm believer in Clements; Tonic. Since, 1 have given ■ it to many patients with the same good results, I am at a loss to know how we, who look after the sick, could get on without that splendid medicine. (Signed) NURSE CARD." B This Medicine is the best to be taken H for Constipation, Uric Acid iu the Blood. 0 Weak' Kidneys, Indigestion, Low H Spirits, Sick Headache. I^oss of Sleep, H Poor Appetite, Biliousness or Poor » Blood. All STORKS aud CHUMISTS U SKU# IT. BRIANTS* RED SHOP TEA RO...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
Amusements. A GRAND BALL will be held in the _ Newtown Hall 'on Wednesday Evening, July 15th. Admission—Gents, 2» 6d: Ladies free. S. Canson, Sec. rjlO-NIGHT TO-NIGHT O'FARRELL'S ;HALty: BERRINGA SKATING Afternoon Stssion, fpr' Ladies and Children—1.30 to 4 p m. ; Adnjission, Gd. Eveninp Session—7 to i0 p.m. Admission, 6&lt;J(-Skates, 6d. All Good Ball-bearing Skates. S.J. JACKSON, i M. STAPIiBTON.1 Conductors Public Notices Berringa Rifle,, Club, THE ANNUAL MEETING will be held at Captain Olney's on Tuesday Kext at 8 p.m. All members are request ed to attend. ■ . . Business—To hear report, balance-sheet and election of oflicers; Oapt. Gluey doe3 not seek re-election. O. BRLDSON, Secretary. Allefiin Bros. THE Largest Wholesale and Retail Manufacturers and Importers in the State of— HARNESS. REDING SADDLES, COL LARS, HANDBAGS, Gladstone Bags, 't runks, Footballs, Leg gings, Tents, Tarpaulins, Horse Rugs, Water Bags. Oil Coats,- and Alcock's Fishing Tackle. 20 DOVETON 8TREET N...
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 4 July 1914
CYCLING. There is a tendency towards special refinement in car equipment, main ly designed to save the owner-driver time and labour. We have self starters, self-inflators, and electric light *ets, all of which increase the price of production, and consequent i ly the retail price, and also add seiiously to the weight, thus increas [ ing tyre wear, petrol consumption, and the wear and tear of the car generally. No doubt in the case of those who are generously endowe'd with this wotlvl's goods these luxu ries are advisable ; but in the case of the man to whom economy is of importance, they might easily be dispensed with. There is one re finement, however, that all motor ists are looking forward to, and would be willing to pay for, and that' is the automatic change speed gear. Comparatively few motorists change gear perfectly ; practically all beginners do damage before they have learned the art. It is always more or less a matter of anxiety 'when touring in hil'y districts, for to bnn...