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Campbelltown. OPENING OF CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
Campbelltown. OPENING OK CHURCH. The opening service of the Camp bclltown Presbyterian Church was celebrated oil Sunday afternoon, 5th inst., when there was a large con gregation present, visitors being in attendance from Smealon, Werona, Newstead, and surrounding districts. The Kcv R. Thomson, M A, of Smealon, was the officiating clergy niau, and gave an appropriate address. The anthem, " O, Worship the Lord, " was given by the choir, under the con ductorship of Mr I'rice. Miss Yager presided at the organ. The collection totalled ^5/15/3- Un Monday evening the celebrations were continued with a tea and public meeting, when there was a splendid' attendance present. After full justice had been done to the good things provided, the concert was held. The Rev R. Thomson acted as chairman. In his addiess he gave the history ol tlic church, cu 1 ut;iyiny tho:;c who collected toward:; the building, and all who gave litjcr.illy, special mentiuri being made of Mr Campbell, ol Toorak, who don...
Soldier Badly injured. HORSES BOLT WITH GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
Soldier Badly injured. i((M'.si'.s hoi.t wrni cum. Tin- dull monotony of life in 'lie camp at Seymour of I he Higlith Ki^ld Artillery biigade was broken on Tues day, when the battened v.eie preparing iV.r thfii morning's mnrneuvrc'-.. Alter , a mock action nu otn- of the hills a | half-hmkeii hnr;e kicked ore Ii'H over the Maces, rind vi-iy quickly threw the whole Inni into confusion. When .'it hit the .inin-i.il1; were freed, one of the wheel linw., with a lane,led Hirer, of harm:v: lunging round him, btoke away, ffe threw his rider, and galloped towards the (loiilburn River. The I.i'.hii',; lrarrra drove lum w until he found a strong iron gate blnctting lih way. He tried I" jmnp it, lint landed heavily on top of the gale, bending it out nf shape. lie lay on the ground until he kicked himself free. A sergeant major, who went in pursuit nf the runaway, was thrown by his own horse at a crock, and fell 011 his face, lint suffered 110 injury beyond a few bruises. . A more, sensational ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
VICTORIA insubanci COY. LTD. Market Street, Melbourne. Chal'mnn—Tlnn. Edward Miller. Fire, Mnrin&lt;>, Accident, Live Slock and Guaranlo Insurance ltnnin>>i> Conducted, JAMES .1 JUVERTY, Secretary. Aij»int:-W. p, Norliicotl. Established iS (56. S. BRiNSQEftl and S0&8 GENERAL STOREKEEPERS HIGH ST., KINGSTON. Market Rates for Dnlry Produce. Agents for New Zealand Fire and Marine Insurance Co. Risks taken at Lowest Rates. AMERICAN HOTEL. C.T.A. HOUSE, OPPOSITE POST OFFICE, ALBERT - STREET. Terms Strictiy Moderate. Cabl Meet All Trains, Telephone, 11. PUBLIC Directory on hand ; also Bradshrv's Railway Guide. T. IIAINKS, Proprietor. rpHE RECOGNISEDCOMMERCIAL 1 HOUSE. BRITISH HOTEL, ALBERT STREET, CRESW1CK. A Fink Ui'-to-iuti: IIostfi.ry, Containing Splendid Accommodation for Travellers and Others. Only tlie Best (if Ales. Wines and Spirits Supplied. First-class Menu. Call" meet every train. Free Stabling. II. IRESON, Proprietor. [ Swanston Family lintel, SWANS...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
BttK* ■ A M « B fl * « *s (Vjoney Making Opportunities . . For You. . . IT'S BLANKET-TIME &lt;" GUSHING'S WE have again this Season entered ■ into a very satisfactory contract direct with the Mills to take 200 Pair of Blankets, and notwithstanding the increased price of Woollen Goods, we are in a position to offer you better value thau last season. 100 Pair Double Bed Blankets, 21s, 100 Pair Double Bed Soft Woolly Blankets, 30s. ■ " THE HOUSE OF YALUE, " a C? 1ES gg WIQ * * H a tBassiHHaaaw INTERESTING ITEMS 4 U ! / A Crying Baby at a Public Meeting is like a Good Suggestion. It ought to be oarried out. Our Suggest on that you cotnc and inspect our immense assortment of Fanoy Goods, Toys. Books, &o. Ought to be proof positive that we are out after your trade, and by a com bination of Big Yalues and Low Prices Oarried out faithfully by us, we hope to gain your patronage. Gitoss. these are Rig'lit! Writing Tablets, 50 Sheets, bank note paper, 3d Writing Tablets, 100 Sh...
Postal Information. Letters [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
Postal Information. S3 Lettors Commonwealth, Nov; Zealand, Fiji, New Hebrides,Uritish Solomon | Island*, per f. oz - Id ; United Kingdom and Hritisb Pos- j Bession*, per A oz - -Id Other Countries, per i oz • 2Jd : Letter Cards ! Commonwaalth, New 'Zealand,Fiji, New H»bridi*s, Hrilish Solo mon Hand* - - Id Pont Cardn. Commonwealth, New Zealand, Fiji, Ni'W Ih-brideH. Hritiah Solomon Island* - 3d United Kingdom • 1d lleply ^ 2d Other Countries - ' - l*d Keply - - - :1d Commercial Papers Commonwealth, every 2 oz up] - 5 lb - ■ .Id United Kingdom and other fcoun trie.s, 2 oz. Hd; loz, Jttd; (I oz, 4d; 8 oz, lid; iOoz, fid. Karh additional 2 oz up to 5 lb - Id Circulars and Printed Matter Only. Commonwealth, New Zealand, Kiji, New Hebrides, lirltish Solomon Islands livery 2 oz np to fi II) - Jd United Kingdom Kvery 2 oz np to fi III - Id Postal NoteB. Newspapera. i From Publishers or Newsagent"! •M oz - - - Id Other Newspapers, within the Commonwealth 1U oz ?d United Kingdom X oz or unde...
EASTER MONDAY SPORTS. A RETROSPECT. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
EASTER MONDAY SPORTS. —ffi —— A RETROSPECT. Record success. Increased attendance. * Well conductud sports. Competitors out after the "cake." | The arrangements made for starling the road race a great improvement; likewise the checking arrangements, whereby fraud was prevented. The men on the several handicap marks were lined up by means of ropes, which would noL allow any com petitor to sneak away before his proper time. At the turning point the riders received checks and were also checked themselves. Well thought out ideas. The orderly crowd a feature of the gathering, who paid over £-jz for admission. The big jump of £12 from last year's gate. „ An°!f;fr fcal»re was Ihe absence of crook running and riding. The l>rra.?rCV uf,^cc,lt years at many sports "&lt; fixing on (he man to win the cycle races was entirely absent. The result—better finishes. Tlji: footracing was also splendid, but the winner of the Uughlin Handi cap, off his mark, had too much speed tor his opponent...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
Harrison, San Miguel f cork' 'merchants, E and srri'i.y "hot;.-k i on— E Brewers. | Aerated Wrier Manufacturers, | Hotel Keepers, | "a!:ers, I and Refreshment Room;". Corrcsimndfiiico Invited on All Articles used in the above trades. Xot.- Aililrc-'i— 304 FLINDERS STREET, | MELBOURNE. f
BALLARAT PIG MARKET Wednesday. Coghlan, Boase, and Co report:— [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
BALLARAT PIG MARKET Wednesday. Coghlan, Boase, and Co repori:— Only a moderate yarding came forward for to-day's market, comprising prin cipally baconers, very tew porkers, stores, and young pigs being penned, and a full attendance of the curers, and trade was preseul. Baconcrs—The market opened tu fair competitou, and as sales progressed prices improved, being a shade in advance cflast wick's quotations:—Best pens, £3 10/ to £$ 12/6; extra, £$ 14/; odd pigs to £4 1 /; good pens, £% R/ to £3 7/6 to £$ y/&lt;>; others Ironi £2 15/. Half fats : These are hard to sell, and only low prices ruled, viz , £2 to jQz 5/ to £2 S/, others from 35/; forward stores, £\ 15/ to £2 2/; others from 30'. No slips penned. Young pigs : Best, 1O/6 10 21/6; others from 10/6. Choppers, £2 10/ to £3 lG/ to J, 3 iS/.
SMEATON STOCK SALE. Coghlan, Boase and Co. report: — [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
SMEATON STOCK SALE. CukIiI.ui, Bojac and Cl>. icnarl: — We held our usual fortnightly block sale .it our yards, Smealou, on Thutsday, 9th itist, when a good yarding of cattle, sheep ar.d piys came forward, viz., S3 cattle, 427 sliecp, 40 pigs. Cattle—The yarding comprised a few light weight bullocks, prime heifers, and fat cows; competi tion was keen, and prices was fully equal to ruling market rates, u com plcte clearance being effected. Prime lightweight bullocks made from £7 i:/6to JC8 lo £9/15/; fat- cows, to ,£S/i/; heifers, £5/15/ to £6 to £6 10/; beefy cows, £\ to ^4/5/ to £4 101 Store Cattle—A good demand, and competition was most active. Store cows, £2/10/ to £3 to old cows, £i/&lt;)l to £2/5/; 2^ year old steers to ^2/10/; 18 months old steers, £2 5/ to JK/12/6; 2 year old heifers, £2 to ^2/5/; 3 year old, to ly, yearlings, 21s to 25s; poddie-' 7/fa to 10/ to 12/; springers, £jlsl to £$lt$l Lambs, 13s 5d to 14s to 148 to 15/6 to 17/9; shorn do., 11/6 to 13/ij ag...
MELBOURNE SHEEP MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
MKLBOURNE SHEEP MARKET Fat sheep.—15.500 yarded. Bidding brisk (or all prime sorts at advance of 1/ to 2/ on last week's rates. Prime crossbred wethers, 22/ to 2.(/6; extra, 25/6 to 28/10; few to 30/3; good, njlb to 21/6; seconds, 15/y to l«S/y; inferior to I4/-1- J'riim: crossbred ewes, jys to 21/; extra, 22/to 26/(i, few to 30/6; Rood, l6'y to iS/G; seconds, 13/ij to 16/; inferior from In/7. I'rime merino wethers, 17/ to 2.|/; extra, 2(1 /&lt;)■, good, lO/ijto iS/fa. Merino ewes, X/ to 10/. Kat lambs — 5^00 penned. I'rime sorts 6d lo 11 advance on last rales. Prime, 15/to 17/6; extra, i;>/ to jij/K; few extra prime to aG/O; |;oud, 13/ to i.|/6; seconds, lo/b to 12/, inlerior, from 7/3.
FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. SECOND SESSION OPENED. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
i e —= i federal parliament. SECOND SESSION OPENED. The fifth Parliament of the Com monwealth was opened by his Excel lency the Governor General lit 2 jo on Wednesday afternoon. lie wan cscortcd to Parliament House by a detachment of the Royal Australian Kicld Artillery. A guard of honor from the Com monwealth Naval Forces received his Excellency and lined the steps to the entrance chamber to the Queen's Hall. Thcic was the usual array of ladies in the Senate Chamber at the opening ceremony, and the visitors overflowed into the lobbies, the library, and the gardens. I Ii» Excellency was accom panied by his staff. All the members of the House of Representatives and most of the Senators were present when Lord Denman arrived, Not one member on either side of the House in the House of Representatives can adord to be absent. Before the message came by tlie Usher of the Mark Rod that his Kxcellcncy requested the presence of the members of the House of Representatives in the Senate Chamber...
BOY IMMIGRANTS. NO MEN AVAILABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
BOY IMMIGRANTS. NO MEN AVAILABLE. Owing to the difficulty ol seeming suitable immigrants in Great Utitaiu, and the fact ttiai a large number of berths have Ijcuu buoked in advance, the immigration officers in London arc now sending to Victoria large numbers of lads for employment on farms in order to fill up what would otherwise be empty berths. It is (eared, how ever, that it will be difficult to iiud employment for all the boys that will arrive in Melbourne in the near future, and the i Jiminratioii department is theielore anxious to make airauge menls with employers in country districts to engage these boys. The Minister in charge of Immigration (Mr llagehhum), in discussing the matter, said thai owing to the difficulties ex perienced in recruiting other classes of immigrants, the (iovernment repre sentatives in Ureal Britain had recently been under the necessity of booking lads in greater numbers than would have been the case if more men had been obtainable. As a consequence, st...
BALLARAT DAIRY PROUDCE MARKET. Phillips and Chamberlain report: — [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
i;al.larat dairy produce market. I'liillips and Chamberlain report: — liultur: Prime factory prints, is 2d; lump, to is 1Ad; separator, iod to loid; dairy, .Sd. Eggs, is ^d. Bacon : Sides, iid; middles, I/; hams, 1/3. Honey, ;,d to 3.U. Lard, 7J,d. Cheese, (i.\d to 7.UI. Onions : Brown Spanish, £S. New potatoes, £.| to ,£5.
THE WORLD'S BEEF. DEMAND OVERLAPPING SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
THE WORLD'S BEEF. DEMAND UVKiSLAPPIN'G SUPPLY. Statistics regarding tho world'* beef supply .show that, as is tho case wn». fiomo other primary products, tho. pro duction is not keying pace with the increaso of population, or with the in creasing purchasing power of tho peo ple. it must ho borno in mind that working people are now receiving bet ter wages in many countries, and that tlu« world's trado was novor t>o prosper ous as at tho present time, all of wliich points to the ability of tho people to purchase good, wholesome meat. An ollicial .summary of the position fur nishes some significant figures, whioii have a very direct interest to Aus tralia and New Zealand. A study of tho availablo figures' will provo two points, namely: (1) the cattlo of tho »«>rld arc not increasing at tho samo rate as are the respectivo populations, ami (2) that iu so vera 1 of the more im portant countries the d:iiry oattle re present greater percentages of the total herds. In the following cou...
MARKETS. BALLARAT PRODUCE MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
MARKETS. r BALL.ARAT PRODUCE MAR KIiT. Thursday. The local quotations arc:— Wheal: j/y for prime milling. Oats: fair feed, 1/9 to 1/10 fur heavy feed. Peas : 4/ to 4/3. Barley : Prime, 3/3 lo 3/4; fair to good, 2/10 to 3/: Cape, 2/ to 2/2. Flnur, £S. Bran, £s 1 Pollard, ,£5 ; Potatoes, new, L4/5/ to 15/. Hay : Best chafTim;, 40/: maimer, 45/ Straw, -,2/r..
FEEDS AND FEEDING. SOME HINTS FROM AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
FEEDS AKD FEEDING. SIMLJS ILLN'i'b'FKOM AMERICA. ^liy VV. J. Uiiictv, i'lisjuttrnfe Wiscoiwui ilui>teiii Ut'ocueiv Association.) There arc no sccret methods employ ed in my herd mr inking, lecding, aud handling cows iur milk and nuuor ro cord*, aud wnat J»iWo success lias at tended our oil ores nas eonio through practical lines and tuo use ol commer cial tood mutorails that arc available to us all. 1 dosiro io put myself oil re cord us strenuously opposed to tho u&u ol any stimuiants, or to a practice ot resfciug cows Icrr inontiis bolero calv resting and lattenlug Uiew for long pcrioud beiore lresneuing, would in duo muio certainly provo detrimental to any dairy breed, lor tho reason that it won id tend to injure cnaracteristic per sistence, and wo as breeders must re iiu-uitier, if wo ai'o to maiutam Uiu present reputation of tiio breed and ing, or the practice ot any other means titub ate not legitimate and practical and tending to snow natural dairy abil ity. i/urposo...
CANADIAN DUTCH BELTED COW. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 April 1914
CANADIAN DUTCH BELTED COW. Dutch belted cattlo aro bred to a limited extent in Canada. This breed has been long in tho upbuilding, but iho bnsis of selection having boon tho clear wide band of white around tho body, tho results of centuries of work arc far from satisfactory from tho dairyman's standpoint. Tho breed might bo considered as ornamental rather than useful. Tho French Ca nadian cows aro worthy of much con sideration where a hardy brood is re quired. T1l2 individual cow is some what small, weighing only 7001b to JXXHb. A bull weighs about 10001b. In general conformation they aro some what rough and angular; in tho cows tho wedgo shapo is present. Tho color is black or dark brown. As inilk-pro ducers they roscmblo tho Jersey, though in quantity and quality they fall some what behind that breed. An'average of 65001b of milk of a little over 4 per cent, l>utter-fat is about tho stan dard. The first individuals of tho breed a?o supposed to havo gono to Canada from Normandy ...