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HARD ON THE PREACHER. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
HARD ON THE PREACHER, A mother sent her little daughter to open the door and entertain the minis ter, Mr. Black, while she fInished dreses ing. When she appeared the little kitten ran in ahead of her, and the tiny maiden jumped up and down and screamed to the top of her voice: "Oh, Kitty, go out, quick." The miother was horrified, and said, "Daughter, what makes you act sol" "Wall, mother, dad said last night 'that Mr. Black's sermons were enough to make a cat sick,' and I don't want mine sick." -" , it
OUR LETTER BOX [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
OUR LETTER BOXU Without uccessarily indorsing the opinions of our correspondents, we shall be glad to insert communi cations bearing on topics of public interest, which may be intelligent ly and brielly expressed and freo frp personalities, on condition of refy niig che wvýiter's real name, not necessarily fob pudlic tion, but as a guuranteo, of good' faith.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
Enable you to finish a room with char acter. Their beauty of design and workmanship has made friends for them throughout the Commonwealth.. They are hygienic, fire-proof, of decor ;ative charm, and inexpensive, can be washed down and do not collect dust and vermin. Catalogs and lesigns free. : the WTNDEBLIZH PATENT CEILING & ROFING Co. Ltd 123 queona Streec, Melbourno. SP'Otolds For Con~sipation, Biliousness, Bad Breath, Headache, Indigestion. A Delightful Family Medicine - LILYDALE BUTCHERING CO S HOLESALE AND RETAIL BUTCHERS, MAIN STREET, LILYDAILE. Primcst Beef, lLutton, Corned Beef, Pork and Tongues always obtain able at Bedrock Prices. Small Goods a Speciality. CAVE IIILL BACON and CHEESE always on hand. Customers waited upon daily and orders promptly attended to. Accommodation Houses Specially Catered For. An Up-to-date COOLING CIIHAIBER is attached to the premises to cope with the hot weather. J. GILSON, Manager. High Class & Economic UNDERTAKERS AND EMBALMERS...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
T"enders are invited, returnable on Friday 'next, for the erection of a new Methodist Church at Yarra Junction. Particulars will be found in .another column. The annual excursion to Hamp ton has been arranged to take place this year on Wednesday. 10thl Feb ruary. A special train will leave Lilydale at 8.20 a.m., and the fares will be the same as in previous Yea-rs. Full particulars will be ad vertised in a future issue. We shall be pleased to receive brief reports from secretaries or the approved press correspondents of anay club .or society. Envelopes will be supplied free upon application. Copy can then be sent per rail, free of charge. D. (;. 31'Clellanud have received Instructions from tie Clhurch War dens ant Vestry of St. Paul's Church of England, l ingwood, to sell a piece of land having a frontage of 82ft. Gin. to White HIorse road, by a depth of 198ft. Splendid terms are offered. i pid this is a good op portunity to secure a" business site in the rapidly rising township of ...
THE MESSIAH'S KINGDOM. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
l~il$. Jlu~s~i-s BY 1lPASTOR RIUSSELL, Text:-'"When the Son of Man 'shall come in is glory, and all the holy angels wLh Il lim, then shall He nit upon the 'Throne of Ilia Ulory" (Matt. xxv. 31). Wlihen six thousand years ago main trainsgressed the Divine Commlnland and camine under the sentence, "Dying, thou shal di," hlie -was cast out of Eden, that in Ihe Illunprepared earth he might pay the deathill penalty. lEven then, in the declaration that the seed of the onmalln would evelntually bruise the serpent's head, God inm plied ia ultimfte victory for hjIanaityji over Satan. sin, anid death. Later. God's C-ovenit. with Abraham intimated that the v-ietiary would come through his poltaerity. but still did not ex plain ho '. Cetlmies later, Al braham's favored potelrity, hlie le\ish nation, came into oveu.,nt relationship with God throungil ?lines, the Mediator of the Law Ctovoua t. The ir hI.e i\tai that they could s?, througibaly keep odl's a Law as to smerit everlatiug; life; that t...
A LITTLE AWKWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
A LITTLE AWKWARD. Mrs. B. was a good old soul, and the gentlemen of the road know of it. There was always a bite to be had at her cottage if Mfrs. B.'s sympathies could be enlisted by some tale of woo and want. "Drat you!" said the good lady to the seody-looking individual who pre sented himself at her back door. "A fellow of your size tramping about the country like this! What's brought you to this game?" "Just a, little slip, ma'am. I was filling in a death certificate, and ab soentmindedly I signed my name in the space headed, 'Cause of Death,' He took away a cake.
WARRANDYTE. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
WARRAND YTE. (>ron Our Own Correspondent ) '. the( Clidconni CIInoolidaIted (oldl iline tis struck i spuice it stone in the c~rosscul at the 200fl. level pect, toi strike( I tice sioiiiot kiiiwni I aI t 1 1110ons i .iiiol. tiiii'nf i natclc, ti e. csiI C 11, ev ry'ii iiii i ig t Iiitl:t. his '111o ;II11101\ uIIlO.( CII·.; 111)111 II I clop cliii ii i~~ijc: (Ilt'iic-~i~elotL Itul.n blc in tall ])ICliI:iIII \pcIIo . wittlas nI CC located inlil thisililt I tall' endltCd Il vevcls iu--c.te pn od
KRUPPS. THE BACKBONE OF THE GERMAN ARMIES. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
KRUPPS. THE BACKBONE OF THE GEIRMAN ARMIES. The present war has as yet brought forth no great figure among the Ger man armies in the field. Von Kluc? and Von Hindenbufg, efficient generals, though they may be, have 'displayed no pre-eminent qualities such as would range them beside their great forbears, Blumenthal or Von der Tann. Yet there is one German name that, since the outbreak of the war-and for many years past whenever the German Army has been mentioned-has been con stantly on men's lips. That is Krupp's. Over-sanguine as men are in the first flush of relief after a period of acute suspense, people are already wondering how far the world-famous Krupp works at Essen are distant from the line of advance of the Allied armies. If air men could sally out and destroy the vast hive of industry which has given Germany her mighty siege guns, her deadly field-pieces, her innumerable quick-firersl Krupp's has been called the Army and Navy Stores of the nations. Essen is Krupp's; Krupp'...
WARBURTON. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
WARBURTON. From Our Own Correspondent. 1hmiie for Christiul Iiiiner.---in tiiother flolllmu \vi i e found Ian account, of the doing.. of our tflet tid the exped(itiioiarv f'orce. given byl Archic DI. twen, son of "Mr W. '. t 'in. of t his tl v t. who. to the deliglht and surprise of his faln ily : rod friends. arrived home on nit exlcte(d brief lv;'e ii tittle for (hristtnus d.tinner. 'Yotlig (ioen is b.tls\vai ' is mate oin I ..M .A. H. ln cou teri. Ihavi I1:eIn t Iull 'iste r iithec tlort the training ship Tirn gir. whlich contributed tso many trainees to the complement, of the victorious Sydney. We wish 'hbin ,lthe fulfiltment of the hope that ani. maites hi n antd all his mathes. aind wiltli be glad itn hear of his fur 'I he Old Year and the New.-The (1d year passed plcasantly .and tis ily, giving to the throngs of visi tors the impression that ours is a prosperous, thriving township. In deed, New Year's Eve in the busi ness placos was it record for qulick trade. many lines bein...
GERMANY'S INTERNAL DANGER. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
GERMANY'S INTERNAL DANGERI.::! That the internal danger of Germany arising from the exclusion of raw mate rial for her factories is recognised in Berlin to be a terribly serious one is evident from what the German Social-. ist organ Vorwaerth says:-I'tIt is not wise," declares the Vorwaerts, "to underrate the danger of the war last ing a long time. With regard to food, one or two years do not matter, but the supply of raw materials for our industries is not a thing to be regarded rlghtly. Germany needs an enormous import of wool, cotton, silk, flax, tim- ber, oil, copper, lead, zinc, leather, and rubber if a great part of the country's factories are not to stand still. The' English have not dared to blockade our harbors for fear of our mines, torpedo boats, and submarines. But the inter national law of maritime warfare gives them other .means of cutting off ospr imports. Unemployment is already affecting hundreds of thousands-nay, millions. The Kreuz Zeitung has al- ready coined the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
Public Notices. TUESDAY, JAN. 19. YARRA GLEN CATTLE SALE CAMPBELL & SONS (Kirk's Bar zaar, Melbourne) .will hold their \usual IBi-monthly Sale in their yards at Yarra Glen on the above date, when they will have forward the usual yarding of 'MILKERS, SPRINGERS, FAT AND STORE COWS, and lines of DAIRY HEIFERS, STEERS, AND YOUNG CATTLE. Entries now being received for this Sale by CAMPBELL & SONS, BOURKE STREET, MELBOURNE. R IlT~ G WOOI) IPf'GLELLAND o CO STOCK, STATION, LAND, AND ESTATE AGENTS, OPPOSITE STATION, RINGWOOD \Ir Alick MI'Clellan, Auctioneer, AUCTION SALES CONDUCTED EVERY MIONDAY. ...Of... CATTLE, HORSES, PIG S, POULTRY, EURNITURE, Etc. Splendid Accommodation Paddock provided for cattle, adjoining yards. Capacious Storage Room for Tur niture. ENTRIES INVITD. £ S. D, Our ACCOUNTS for the quarter ending Sept.; 30th have been ren dered, and a prompt settlement, especially of those considerably overdue, is requested. l- -W. G. PETTIT. INSURE AT ONCE WVITH THE -RO...
GERMAN WAR SURGERY. ANOTHER BUBBLE PRICKED. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
GERMAN WAR SURGERY. ANOTHER BUBBLE PRICKED. Mir. S. Osborn (says the "Lancet" of September 12th) has been in charge of a Red Cross contingent in Belgium since the commencement of the war. The following notes by one of his as sistants reached us on September 9th, from Brussels: " We have just returned to Brussels after spending a week at Gembopux treating German Casualities from the battlefields around Namur and Aizeau.. During the period about 350 Germans passed through our hands, and alto gether we must have seen 1500 or more eases. At first some of the Germans refused to be treated by us, and as we were not allowed to help the wounded prisoners we had time on our hands in which to observe the German medical corps on active service. It cannot be said that their methods impressed us favorably. Among the cases that came under us for assistance, wounds of the extremities were at least three times more common than in other parts, the upper extremity suffering equally with the lower. In...
HODDLE'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
HODDLE'S CREEK. (From Our Own Corrospondent.) Neither -the war. ihe weather. nor any other cause has been allowed to lainp our spirits on the Creek during the Christmas and New Year season. On Boxing night a, very enjoyable evening was spent at the local hall. Song and dance made the evening pass merrily and all too quickly. Among those contrib titing to the evening's entertain ment were Miss Gtevens. Messrs Ewart, and Hlolly. songs; MIr E. Kiddle, rccitation. Dance music was provided by Messrs J. Burrows (vio lin) and S. \orly (accordeon), andl Mr H.L Ewarx ably discharged the duties of M.C. Nor were the chil dren forgotlen, as during some of the ipltervals such games as Puss in the Corler. Oranges and Lelm ons. etc.. were started for their benelit. This seemed to make the adults grow young again, if one mightl judge by the way in i which they= joined ill Oranges and Lemll ons. If this game is to become ii feature of our' socials, we shall have to enlarge our hall to inake room for...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
Chamberlain's. An°"vln Tablets I -fogCD0 E. ý,,..",ýýý;:ýa+ Iy.': ?la ' .\It.: A. l inder, onii. The 1i;o1.lec' Stern. ;17 i 'l?oen rmad. .\f-rn int?l ,. N.Z. "I trid evr'r 1 run"h mn?dicil' N-lthllt 4tnv o. f th 111 rltn ini him tnt ,, ,l: ILth n I (ri"C ('hm bernlain's ( uumI-h Ienm'ed.l,. aW it'he Lr t iun u dia te roliil' . il'' hii I bunv' r alwalll k pI(a Ittle I \ ? -rit hI .1 ltu1. l .hi . in lvh h : CIl ansin. 3iItgrn\oe: wuitt and Allen, Y.rra Glen? ;io II. li'ntlhnw annil \\ , J. Inla\boru, HIilseavillc. THE qUESTIQN OF ADVERTISING. 3VWE planned to catch your (io, and here you are reiding oiur story. YOU Ihave somethintg to -ell ? You want to at tract .luyers and Orders 'This.- las attracted you. anti if you were the one whit waltled to a.trtaclt sI:m'lebody' tinll tioll would Ibe ,tr.u 'tld, 'Thel manit whir thiniks lie ( ;i reac.- tlh' I eiipl' in this liarge and growing di.strict withouit adverti.siil ,i 11 this pap,'r i&lt; gl atly i ist:iken. TI'ls jouir nal ...
SLATEY CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
SLATEY CREEK. (From Our Own'Correspondent,:) Quite a. gloom was cast over tie district last week when the sad news of the death of I \Ir Clarence (Bert) Bastin, son of Mr and Mrs 13astin, of I-Hazeldene. became known. Deceased met his death while bath ing at Sandringham. and it is sur nslised that he was caught by the treacherous undertow and carried out. The body was not recovered for forty minutes after lie was miss ed. and all efforts to restore life were unavailing. A coincidence in the sad affair was that. Mr E. Mar de.n, who took, a very prominent part in recovering the body, and lalso ill trying to restore animation, was ail old playmate of deceased, and at onle time lived close to him at; Iazeldene. It was not until the next day th-it he discovered the fact. Deceased was a bright, intelligent young fellow, and gen eral regret is expressed throughout the district at his Sad end. The annual platy Creek . picnic weas held at the Little Yarra on New Year's Day. u?nd was by far t...
RINGWOOD MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
RINGWOOD MARKET. 1). G. M\l'Clclland and "Co. report: --Market. well supplied. 31ilkers, to I.(; s id; springers, to L5 17s Gd; fait cow's, from Li 5s to 1.7 5s; 'choppers. to IA 15s; bulls to LI; vealcrs, from 7s Gd to U20s accord ing tI size and quality; storec?rwow frm., 1.2 to La .is;1 dairy heifers, in lines up to L2 8s: othert , lower. according to .ize alld br,'tdl g', Pii. - a iconers. t lo 1,2 111s: liporkers. tol •l a ': s lip s. fI r, m I Is t , lis. I' u l hins. from s (;i i, Is. iecordhiin', to size ti ll weight: tI"1 dieks'. 1 3s Gil: chickeil -. to I 1,1 tir; d uck tlin, s. to I s l ' pI .r l' air. LIII, iri s I. usali pi 't \V, hai\e to report hlding: a very sucrc -sful elarir ' .ralte l'or Mr fl'. Cirah t. "!.1:,. of ljihltr\wo d. There \; a?I I Ir"'i :lttt ll l 'ie n 'f v 1111 i '1rs, f1ll prich s icr." verV >,al i-f ''l,," ul .ilie ..r aold lin., or f't h ill locks ta t I,1: i s,.r lh, ail, fat ,t ws, to I"i ,ier I.. . tt. : ;Il , c ti' i II in ls ket rlItts. `...
MOUNT EVELYN. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
MOUNT EVELYN. (Fromi our own Correspondonit. Cricket.- A IiIcatri 1 'rr1 ged he. ilew n thi local cricketl . i l 1ililub id ;I ti.ntl ro'loi thi e i lockholder-s oil tho Mountl, Evely l; E.li tl.»k p:aie n', Now Year's Sal Iurdayv. ;Iiid re suoted in m, victory for the Moiiin Evelyn el oell I?v aibolul 6li tin.s. I.e r" oif Notion.--.The first Imb. lici di lii'c iin 'v 'lylii was lheil oii \ewv Yiearls ive.lliiý. lI wls w\ell altended. alld resulted iln a "ililn e binl- gnadded to. the schiool pia., 11 !iiunul. V Miariie \'Visitor.-- On New Yeatr's liay a seatiull was hbserved on the irailway 'gouIds sheds. but olle of the vieitting spjortsmeni (.) paut pln end to its ma reer. Na tive Bird Mlurderers.-Hloliday spurl-ismi ( ) were again in evi dllce this season, and duritng the. Christ s inS week it was pitiiable to see thi&lt;, scores of native birds tllat iodl 1fallen victims lying about the road. It's a pity that soim of thisc shuootcrs dn not doni the "red leather" aind t...
A GERMAN SPY. HOW "TRUTH" IS MANUFACTURED. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
A GERMAN SPY. HOW "TRUTH" IS MANUFAC TURED. He came into Rotterdam from Berlin 'yesterday (writes Mr. Stephen Black in the Daily Mail, under date August, 27), a foxy, fluent German, curiously like a bat in appearance. He spoke to me at length to-day in the office of a Dutch friend, and to his swift flow of lan guage I listened. Afterwards I gath ered his history and his mission, which . will state immediately is as follows: (a) Arrange on behalf of "a German committee," whose headquarters or members did not transpire, to issue gratis an ample supply of photographs, illustrated papers, and war post-cards, to the Dutch press and the world; (b) Make similar arrangements with regard .to all news of the war in neu tral countries. In his own words, send out the truth made in Germany. This curious missioner was liberally endowed with passes and letters of in troduction from a benevolent Govern ment. He had unique opportunities, so he said, for obtaining the truth, al though I could not hel...
RUSSIAN ORANGE BOOK. HOW GERMANY FORCED THE PACE. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
-RUSSIAN ORANGE BOOK. HOW GERMANY FORCED THE PACE. The responsibility for the outbreak of war is further fixed on Germany and Austria-Hungary in the papers of the Orange Book published by the Russian Foreign Office. The first telegram, dated July 23rd,. reports the presentation to Servia of the Austro-Hungarian ultimatum. The Austro-Hungarian Government care fully chose a moment when the Servian Premier, M. Pashitch, was absent from Belgrade, and demanded a reply within 48 hours. M. Pashitch returned to the capital with the utmost speed, and in the meantime the Prince-Regent of Servia addressed a pressing-.appeal to the Czar not to dissociate himself from the fate of the Servian kingdom. M. Sazonoff, the Russian Foreign Minister, at once instructed the Russian Charge d'Affaires at Vienna to inform the_ Austro-Hungarian Government that the period of 48 hours was "altogether insufficient to allow anything useful to be done to smooth away the complica tions that had arisen," and to dec...