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MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
MIELBOURNE LETTER (From our Special Correspondent.) It must, be assumed that for reasons that may be surmised discipline is made to sit as easily as possible upon the men who volunteor for the Ex peditionary Forces during the prehllmin ary training in camp at liroadneoadows. Otherwise- there would be court mar tials and. some pretty- drastic punish nmets. 'The tcndc'tcy of soldiers to get out of hand is to be deplored. OUt course it is only a certain section or them. for the most part, the men are sensible of the need for behalving in seemly fashion, but there is a pro poreton of devil-may-cares who are nasily led to excesses. The real cul- prits are the toughs who take all sorts of care that they will not volunteer but- attach themselves to the soldiers, antl instigate the outbreaks that are the cause of deep regret to the com munity, who are :hsposed to do homage to the splendid young manhood stream ing away to t:ci:- the.ir places in the people who from ciisplaced generosity peop...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Rusticus.") Those who have summer fodder crops untis feel particularly pleoased with themselves in view fi the continued breaks in the weather, bringing just the right conditons for heavy yields of the succulent milk and fat producing fod der. The season.,has had its lessons -some of them f'o:rrel homle by bitter and costly ex,e:'ieli:c;. One of the most striking of them is the domonstra tion of the value of summer fodder crops. It ?s practlQilly an accepted axiom that the farmo" is the most conserv ative of men. :lakeu-as a body, the men on the land und6ubtedly do quali fy to be placed in that category. Th'ey do not take readily to "new fangled' notions, preferring to- jog along in the same old way tnat was followed by their forbears for generations back, This may seem to somo the more ro markable in that there is-no class to whom more advice is given as to how to do things than those engaged in rural pursuits. The amount of news paper and magazine space devo...
CHURCH SERVICES [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
CHURCII SERVICES Ohurch of Engl?nd-Lilydale 11& 7 p..m.' Yering, 3 p.m.o. - Mount. Eve Siti, it a.m. '~Methodist Churcl--Lilydale, 11, and 7J ju'wdin; 3 and 7; Se'ville 11, Gruyere 3; Evelyll 3; Ycring, 2.30. , Presbyterian Church-Lilydale 171 and 7, Croydon 31 Ringwood 7 p.m. 3a.ptist Church-Lilydale 11 and. 7; Panton Hill p p.m; CIroydon 11. - Church of Christ-Croydon 11 and 2 p.m. Salvation 'Army-Lilydale 11 a.m.r; larra Junction 3 p.m. Lillhcads, memo. forms, postcrs, dodgers, concert progralnutes. visit, ing cards, reccipt books., nvelopes,, catalogues, commercial toIgs labels. --in tacL. any printing cau be ob` tained at this ollice.
THE NEW GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
THE NEW GIRL. iPerkins was dining with the Parkers one evening. "Yes," said Mrs. Parker, as the door closed behind the new maid, "she's the most reliable girl I ever had. Of course, she isn't a beauty- " "Well, I don't know about that," Parker was indiscreet enough to say. " It depends a good deal upon what you consider beauty. The girl has a pretty pair of eyes, hasn't she, Porkins?" "Fine eyes," assented Perkins. "And a beautifully rounded arm. Did you notice her arm, Perkins " "It was a nice arm," said Perkins. At this juncture Mrs. Parker sud denly arose and loft the dining-room. "I say," said Perkins, "what in thunder- ' "Listenl" said Parker. Froml the kitchen came the sound of voices raised in altercation. "Mrs. Parker is discharging the new ghrl," said Mr. Parker. '"But I don't see," said Perlkins, ' what-'" "The fact is," interrupted Parker, "the now girl couldn't grill a steak to save her life. Now do you see " A Jewish merchant turned up at his usual refreshment bar the o...
THE DUM DUM BULLETS. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
THE DUM DUM BULLETS. From dflerent quarters come stories of the use of dum-dum bullets by the Germans. One lance--corporal pro vides first hand evidence in the shape of a hole 3in in dameter in his sleeve, and a correspondng wound in the arm. The doctor told hm that nothing but an expanding bullet could have done such damage. Dum-dum is the town in British Inda, where a foundry turned out the first of these (Mark IV.) bullets, which were adopted in Indian Frontier fight ing because ordinary bullets would not stop the fanatical tribesmen. The commonest method of securing expansion of the missile on impact is to file down the point, or to make longitudinal slits in the nickel, ex posing the lead core.
GERMANY'S FOOD SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
GERMANY'S FOOD SUPPLY. In discussing Germany with regard to her food supplies, the "Scottish Farmer" says, "some have an idea that it will not be long before the blockade of her ports will compel Ger mahny to make terms with the nations whose arms she has invited to assail her, but this is questionable. It is true that Germany had begun to import some things before the war broke out, but it is also true that she was in the way of exporting to this country surplus food stuffs, grown under her system of bonn ties, which surplus will now be avail able for her own uses. To this list be long oats and sugar beet. The latter she did not export, but the sugar made from it came our way, and while it was beneficial in some ways, in others it was of doubtful advantage. The exportation of oats to this country dur ing the past season played havoc with the prices of -that commodity among us, and farmers suffered keenly. All this surplus food will not be available for.her wants, and Britons will b...
INSECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
INSECTS. A new machine has just been invent ed by an engineer, Mr. Friggeri, for the destruction of insects. This elec tric machine has been tried at Pala cios, in the province of Santa Fe, in the Argentine Republic. On a carri age that it is easy to transport Mr. Friggeri places a gasolene motor and an alternating current generator. At the back of the carriage a drum is placed, on which about 200 metres of insulated cable have been rolled. This cable carries the current to a metallic not or system fixed upon a little vehicle with two wheels; and which carries in its centre a transformer that is destined to raise the tension to 6000 volts and even more. The metallic circuit is established between a ole and the dy namo formed by a steam of iron fixed into the ground and the net. After several trials, which have all been crowned with success, the exeriments at Palacois'were considered as decisive. Indeed, not only has it been ossible to destroy grasshoppers, but also their eggs, which...
LILYDALE POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
LILYDALE POST OFFICE. Mails close as below: Melbourne, 7.20 a.m., 11:20 a.m., 8 p.m. daily. Money orders-9 till 4. Mooroolbark, Ringwood, 7,20 a.m. daily. Croydon, 8 p.m. daily. Ilealesville, : ra Glen, Cold stream, 8.30 a.nr .daily. Warburton, Yv -ra Junction, Laun ching Place, W ri Yallock, WVan din Yallock, Wandlin North, Seville, 8.30 a.m. daily. The box at the Railway Station is cleared daily previous to trains leaving for Melbourne. Late fee charged. Clearances for local delivery made. at 7.20 a.m. daily. Money Order Office closes at 12 noon on Saturdays. Every other day open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parcels Post Mails and Registered Mails close at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. W3ARBURTON MAILS. Mails a-loso for Melbourne at 3.15 p.m. and 8 p.m. daily. Lilydale, 3.15 p.m. daily. Received from Melbourne and Lily dale at 11.45 a.m. and 8.15 p.m. daily. Mails close for 'Mahbon's Creek and Walsh's Creek at 11.15 a.m. on Mondays, .ednesdays and Fridays.
Local Information PENNY POSTAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
Looal Informationi PENNY POSTAGE. The new postal rates, including tho penny postage on letters, came into force on Monday, M?Iy 1st, 1911. -The reduced rates are as fol low: TIIHOUGIIOUT THE COdMMON WVEALTIH AND PAPUA. Letters, Id per 'oz. Letter Cards, single, id each. Do. reply, Id each half. Post Cards, single, Id each. Do. reply, Id each half. Printed Papers, Old per 2oz. Blooks, printed-Outside Australia, 0O- per 4oz. ' in Australia, O d per Magazines-Printed in Australia, O0d per 8oz.1 outside Australia, O~d per 4oz. "Hansard,C 0~d per 12oz. Commercial papers, patterns, sam ples and merchandise, Id per 2oz. OVERSEA DOMINIONS. Letters from the Commonwealth to the United Kingdom, oversea do minions, British colonies and pro tectorates, except the New Hebrides, Id per joz. NEW ZEALAND AND THE ISLANDS. The rates of New Zealand, Fiji, and British Solomon Islands are: Letters, ld per Aoz. Post Cards, single, Id. Do. reply, Id each half. Letter 'Cards, single, ld. Do. reply, Id each ...
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
COURTS OE PETTY SESSIONS. Healesville.-Every Thursday, at 10 a.m. Lilydale.--Every Friday, at 9.30 a.m. Warburton.-F.very Saturday, at U-30 a.m. Clerk of Courts.-Mr T. B. Wade. Police Magistrates.-Dr. R. II. Cole and MIr IH. Morrison. District Justices.--. 3. Lit.hgow, Coldstreainm; R. H. Ilenty, 3Yonga Park. .> tI and Dr. A. E. Syme, Lilydale:; J. Bouget, Wandin; J. Wallace, Scvillc: MI. C. Bridger, Croydon; C. Bath, Yara Glen;. N. Ellis, Dixon's Creek, W. Privettand W. Jollifffe, Icalesville: H. Ewart, Hoddle's Creek; J. Lithgow and E. A. Story, .3Warburton J. .11 Thomp son, MI.A., Silvan; A. (. Buller, West Warburton; Jas, Hunter, Bee-c naky T. \V. Simpson, W. A. Whar ington, A. E. T. Payne Lilydale; Iliciard B. Kelly, Croydon.; David Blair, 1iazeldene.
UPPER YARRA RACES. GOOD RACING. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
Uppi YARRA RACES. (3OOIJ, HNlC.L\. 0111cc Ijeanis.-Presidenr, Jnmes - au h I o 'iCV-Jc.Presidents, Messrs "Vt lidler Lit 1g n", and Jonecs , Judgo, 1,v I. Iitligow; ,,~tariter, MrI i tI IlugIie: ('lerk of Ctonisc. M11r J. I. Jones: ('lcik of Scales, Mr Ae . U buallet: 'I~ iiukeepitr \I . S uipple: M~t i-diuii''icr Alli A. l. ('ix: Coi tni tue ind Stwards. \Mssrs V1 it sett. .I . Sonny. 1'. "alke , t . II. RcathltI I. Larsen: C. IC 11 rl. Il-v 1. I. it iown. M. \l ttie ti . e . I (it i . i tt i. Inv"eritt\i :- ecea Y TIli hovyc a r. ct-c t lrceuhll on Ith \\'' \ t ilu'trn iavecotrse on 2N'ew Year's Day, and were a pro 'nounced success from every point of view. There was a splendid at tcndance, which resulted in a re cord for the gate takings. The wcatlher was all thlat could be del sired, and there were fair lields and some close finishes. The following wero the results: T!R IA T STAKES, of L8. Seven furolongs. 3. .Jun'gworih's Leelight, 9.2(A. Logan) 1 .T. Hlargans Victor \Vylde. 9....
YARRA GLEN RACES. A SUCCESSFUL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
YARRA GLEN RACES. A SUCCESSFUL MLEETING. Ollice hearers.-'President, Cr C. II. Bath; Vice-Presidents, Mr F. B. Lithgow and 'Dr. A. E. Syme; Cornm mittee and Stewards, Messrs E. k. Atherton, J. P. Duni, J. Gunn, 'P. E. Ilirrison. W. Hall, L. MIa' iityrle. C. iacintvre. C. Petty, 11. Snpple; Judge, Mlr G. de Pury; Star tcr. 31r T. Cunningiiiham; Clerk of Course, Aii- L. Poy,ncr; Clerk of Scales, Jhr E. A. Atherton: ]lon. Surgeons. Drs. H. Vogler aid A. E. Snto: lolni. Vet. Surgeon. Mr W\. lHmiuter: Ilon. Solicitor. lir R. ,I. 'Ialbot): Hon. Tireasurer, Iir JE. A. Atherton; Timekeeper, iir F. B. Lit hgow: IHaidicapp^r. 31r A. I-[. Cox: Ilotl . Secretlry. r I. J. Lithgow. 'h 'llh ChristinaS meeling of 1th Yarra Glen Racilng Club was held on the Yarra Glen rccecourse oil Wednesday, 30th December. Despite the showery weather, tllhere was a tood attendance. the special train from Ilellbo'une bringinng .a goodly nulllller of passengers. Fields were fairly large, and in most cases the racLs ...
SEVILLE v. KENSINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
SEVILLE v. KENStNGTON. Scviie played a match uo tlhe local ground against Kensington on the 26th December, which resulted inl a dlraw. Scores: Kensington. F. Wood, c, b E. Reea... ... ý1 F. Filsher, 1. E. h Reid ... 18 A. Cross. b Pasy e 0.. \\. Greenwood, c, b Payine ... 11 J. Thtomas. b E. Read .. ~ .. O A. Knowles. b Pe. Read ... R ?. Stephenson. . .b E. Read... S A. Smith, c ea;d. b N. Wallace 25 31. Corlet. , E. Read... Wilic, not out 11 E. Bendall, b N. W, aace 0 Suncdries.. ... ... 8 Total ... .... Bowling.-Payne, 2 for 28 : Du? 0 for 25; E. 'Rad, 6 for :36; C. Wallace, 0 for 24; N. W'alla ce, 2 for 0. Second Inings .., for 52 Sex ille. D. Read, lbw, 1\ Fisher ... 12' 1\', Riea4c. c. h .\ood, .. .. Le Page, b Knowles 13 11. Rlead, ruit out .,, .,, .. W. Duck, e. I Fisher... ... 18 C. Hand, c anld b Fisher ... 11 ', Payie , b Knowles ... N. Wallace. e. b Stevens ... 1 C? Wallace, not out .. .. ... 11. Stevens, b Stevens ... \1. Bcthune, b Stevens... , Sundr ie ...0.. .. . to S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
LILYDALE CARRYING BUSINESS A. J. POYNER LICENSED CARRIER. ALL TRAINS iMET. Orders l'romptly Attended To. CHARGES MODERATE. FURNITURE REMOVED At. Shortest Notice. W. J. SEBIRE, CARPENTER and BUILDER, CLARKE STREET, LILYDALE. I'RICES SUBMITTED FOR ALL KINDS OF.? ORK. JOB131NG .WORK A SPECIALITY. ALL ORDEIRS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO. BOWLING GREEN TEii ROOMS ,WISHES to convýy his Thanks to the Lilydale public for the gener ous support given him during the past year, which has been very lib eral indeed. Also to intimate that he has purchased a very Fine Assortment of NOVELTIES. NOVELTIES. NOVELTIES. NOVELTIES. ,NOVELTIES. NOVELTIES. CONFECTIONERY. CONFECTIONERY. CONFECTIONERY.. .well worthy of inspection. The VEGETABLES and FRUIT are Good this week and CHEAP. Wishing all Patrons the Compli 'ments of the Season. BAKER & PASTRY COOK ,WisL'- i: atimate to the Resi dents of LILYDALE and surround ing Districts that he is now carry ing o;n Business in MAIN ST., and ext;:, by courtesy and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 8 January 1915
TWO DOSES GIVE RELIEF.--" lm subject to bowel troubles, whicnh cause pain and inconvenielce,'- say Mr Alfred Wune, 185 Auburn rgId, AulhurU, \ictoria. "hut. two doses of Chlimberlain's Colic and Diarr hoea, lRemedy give immediate relief. I nnm pleased to know there is such. a, safe and certain remedy as Charmberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Rcmedy. and pi,,lwa.ys keep a1 ho(t t1i hauldy.'ý . Publio Notices, MR I R. M'GREGOR DENTIST, (Late of 123 Collins-street, MIelb.) PROGRESS CORNER, LILYDALE. Visits YARRA GLEN every 2nd and 4th Thursday, and may be consult ed at the Grand Hotel from 2 p.m. till 5.p.m. Residences visited by ap pointment if required, if within rea sonable distance from station. SILVAN-4th Tuesday in Month, at Mrs Stoddarts." WARBURTON-1st and 3rd Wed nesdays in month ,at Mrs Collings'. Godfrey & Godfrey SOLICITORS, 325 COLLINS ST.', MELBOURNE HAVE TRUST and Other Moneys to Lend from 4 per cent. per an num. T ILYDALE T)HARMAOY. AILY DALE L HARMAOY, F. H. BERESF...
CROYDON. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 15 January 1915
CROYDON. (Fromii Our Own Correspondenit.) With commejidable foresight kmr fruitgrowers, having more favorable seesons in mind, are bestirring themselves .in the matter of cool storage. The secretary of ths Kil syth anid Dietrict XHorticultural and lruitgrowrs' Association (MIr 11. Langley) convened a meeting in the Mechanics' Institute, Croydon, on the 12th inst., and a very good gathering was the outcome. Mr R. G. Henderson was voted to the chair; and Mr ' J. Campbell was installed secretary of the meeting. t\fr II. L. Tomkins, president of the association, Mr Campbell, and others detailed the Act for the es tablishment and maintenance of cool stores as passed recently by Par liament. It was I~esolved to go ahead, and a strong committee was formed to do the necessary pre lihinary work. Persons sending in their name, address, acreage and classification of fruit trees, and age of oschard will materially assist the secretary, 'Mr A. J. Campbell, 'Acacia,' Kilsyth. The usual monthly me...
RINGWOOD MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 15 January 1915
!RINGWOOD MARKET. D. C. M'Clelland and Co. report: 1-Wo yarded 131 head of cattle of all descriptions. Prime fats sold well, and the tono of the market wal good for this class of stock. Wo also had ainquiries for ttoro asocld of all sorts., Prices hnd bid ding were brisk, and a number of buyers had Vo go away unsopplied. 3Iilkerp, from L3 is to L7 7s 6d; springers, to L7 10s; backward sprin gers, from L4 to L5 10s; fat cows, from LO tfo LO; heifors, 'to LO 15s; fleshy cows, from L4 Os to L5 Os; dhoppers, L2 10s to L3; atore cows, to L3 l0s; young dairy heifers, to L2 10; poaddies, from LL1 to L1 10s; bulls, L3 10s to L7; vealers, from 12s to L2 10s. Pigh-Por kers, light, to 38s; suckers and slips, from 7s to Ils Gd. Poultry -Hens, from 3s to 448 d pair; coclcrels, from 3s Gd. to Os pair duckis, to ds Gd; ducklinge, le +* 8s pahr .undrien "''** * - ,,~ prices. iJext owr on stonday, when we .expect to vavq Norihpri buyere Is atten* fdailsc%,
STATE GOVERNOR ON TOUR. VISIT TO LILYDALE AND WARBURTON. REFERENCES TO THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 15 January 1915
STATE GOVERNOR ON TOUR. VISIT TO LILYDALE AND WARBURTON. REFERENCES TO THE WAR. Following upon his tour with the Governor-General through southern Victoria, the State Governor, Sir Arthur Stanley, accompanied by tlhe MTjnistor of .Mines, Mr Drysdale Brown; 'Mr S. Barnes, M.L.A.; the Director of Geological Survey, Mr H. Herman; and Professor E. W. Skeats, started on a five-days' tour through the eastern portion of the State on Tuesday last, in the pourse of which it, is intended to visit and inspect the goldfields of Woods Point and Ten-mile. The Governor's party left Melbourne by motor car early in the forenoon, reaching Lily' dale at midday. Here the Governor was welcomed by Cr ii. Hughes, ex-prcsident of the shire, Cr'M'Ghee, and 'Mr Hamilton Sinclair, shire sec retary. Or Hughes complimented the Governor on the part he was playing in cementing the people of Victoria together at the present crisis of the Empire. T'he G'overnor, in reply, said that Victorians did not need to be tra...