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BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 18 July 1914
UALLAKAT L1VT5 STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. fat cattle: lin ncau caimr iu iuum iu. i to-day's market, comprising principally useful to good quality, with a few pens prime. There was a good attendance, and competition was very active, values for all classes being quite up to late rates. Quotations:—l'rinie pens bul locks, JE16 to .£17; extra weights, .£18 to JL2U; good pens bullocks, A'13 to X'14/10/; medium, .£9/10/ to JE11; bitt cows, to £12. Averages:—Mr Win. lfead, Melrose, Beeac, 8 bullocks, .£18/6/3; Mr N. White head, Wurroit, Warrnambool, 10 bullocks, .£15; Mr John Smith, Grassdale Estate, Grassdale, 10 bullocks, JC13/8/9; Mr Don If fad. Melrose, Bcoae, 28 bullocks, XI3 2/8; Mr Donald M'Intordi. Qleneoe, Dig b.v, 5 bullocks. lil/2/6; 3 cows, .£9/15 ; Messrs Stock Bros., Camiuais. Sandfoid. 22 bullocks, .£12/3/; Mr A. J. Simpson. Gazette Estate, 1'enshurst, 8 bullocks, ■.£12/2/6; 3 cows, £11/5/ Sheep: 2163 pen ned for to-day's sale, only a small number being prime quality, balance ch...
BALLARAT STOKE AND DAIRY CATTLE MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 18 July 1914
BALLANAT STOKE AND DAIRY CATTLE .MARKET. Frktav. t'oghlan, Boase, and Co. report:—Only a cohort yarding forward for this week's market, " comprising principally ' young steers and heifers with a few beefy and store cows. Ueefy cows again had extra good competition,* and wild at ail advance on late rates, inaking from .£5 to X'G/2/ti. Voalera cold readily at. Into rates fiom 4.1/ to 67/6; younger sorts from .Kl/n/. Store entile: There was a good attendance of buyers, but owing to the limited supplies forward the majority. Imd to go unsup plied. Store cows made from .£'13/9/ ,to X3 16/ to .fcl/6/; others. '£2/3/ to .£3: lj to 'J-vc.i i-old heifers, sold frohi:.£2/3/6 to.£3 S'G; ll-year-old steeiv; made from 1G/ to •IS'. Poddies sold at firmer .rates, the lot being cleared at from 23/ to 27/ to 31/6; small sorts from 11/ to 20/.. rOnly one yoniifr bull forward, which made .£3/5/. Milkers: The onlv one penned sold well and realise*! .£8. \Ve can strfenglv r&lt;>coin mend vend...
MANURING POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 18 July 1914
MANURING POTATOES. Jt'otatoes, like all other crops, re quire a complete manure, viz., a ma nure containing nitrogen, phosphoric acid ami potash, lime also if the soil is deficient in this necessary consti tuent. Nitrogen may he used in var ious forms—blood and hone, sulphate of ammonia, or nitrate of soda. If the first is used, it is better to apply it at the time of planting, as it is mucli slower in its action than either of the others; the sulphate of am monia is sometimes applied at plant ing time also, but it is better applied afterwards as a top dressing when the plants are two or three inches high. With regard to nitrate of soda, this is • so extremely soluble that it should only be applied when the crop is near ly ready for earthing up. Phosphates may be used in various forms, super, bonedust, or slag, according to the nature of the soil or the particular fancy of tile' user. In any case, a lib eral dressing is necessary. Potash is best applied in the form of sulphate of po...
COLOR OF MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 18 July 1914
COLOR OF MILK. Tile color of milk will vary with the breed of cow yielding the milk, nuil the feeding the cow receives. Some foods have the effect of giving th milk a good flavor, and other kinds of food just the reverse. The natural color of milk is due to the coloring matter, "lactochrome," pre sent in the butterfat. Milk is paler in color during winter or when the animals are given dry feed. Rich col oring milk yields butter of a deep yellow color when it is well made. Several faults in the making of but ter cause much of the color to dis-. appear, and this should be guarded against.
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 18 July 1914
CYCLING. A most interesting and instruc tive booklet entitled " All About Cycling " is to hand from the Dun lop Rubber Company. It is a splen didly printed 52 page brochure, and contains much that will interest everyone who rides a cycle. Amongst the subjects dealt with are touring, selection of machine and geais, training for road and track racing, and the proper treatment ana care of machine and tyres. A copy of this fine production may be .obtained for the asking from the Dunlop Rubber Co., Flinders street, Melbourne. Applications through the post must be accompanied by a penny stamp to cover cost of post age. As the issue is limited, cyclists are adviBed to ui&ke early applica tion to ensure obtaining a copy of booklet. For Cliildron's Hacking Cough at Night Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, Is Cd
BERRINGA V. SCARSDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 18 July 1914
BERRINGA Y. SCARSDALE. The only really unfavorable day for football experienced this ueason was Saturday, and even then the attendance at the local Recreation Reserve was fairly large, Berringa and Scarsdale were the competing teams, and although the ground was very sloppy a good contest was wit nessed, The game throughout was a very ovenly-contested one, both clubs being represented by strong teams. The victory, however, fell to the home team by a majority of 8 points. The excitement rose in the first quarter, when, not long af^er the bounce of the ball, " Butcher" O'Brien took a fine mark close to the uprights, and although it was an angle shot he was the first to rise the two flags. This made Scarsdale pie cautious and they began to mix the play a little, and soon had the ball up their end. M'Keogh marked cleverly from a kick from thfe centre and sent the ball in tho opposite direction. Gleeson discovered it, however, and made a dash along the north wing, passing to Hatfield, who...
Fatality at Handbok. CHILD DIES FROM SCALDS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 18 July 1914
Fatality ai IiianaiooK. CHILD DIES FROM SCALDS! On Sunday oveiling la9fc Joseph Gibson Burnett, 3 years of age. eon of Mr Joseph Burnett, of Illabarook was playing near the fire with his si6ter and brother, when a chair on which the boy whs sitting fell over, and sirnck the kettl», which cap sized, and scalded the boy about the neck, right arm. and shoulder. Tho brothsr George was also scalded on the arm, and his sister Alice was badly scalded on the leg. Dr ltead, of Uokewood, was at once sent for. He relieved the sufferings of the child as far as possible, but the burns were of so severe a character that death followed early next day.. The circumstances of tho affair weret reported to Constable Ward, who> acquainted tho coroner of the facts, and instructions were given that an. enquiry be held. Mr C. Wilding, J.P., conducted a. magisterial enquiry on Tuesday, and after hearing evidence returned ■*, verdict of accidental death caused by scalding. The remains of the unfortunate l...
To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 18 July 1914
To the Editor. Sir,—I have read many letters on this subject in your valuable col umns giving reasons for non-at tendance at church. Many of the reasons advanced are only lame ex cuses. It is easy to blainp others;it soothes the mind; but the faults of ethers, with all their starch and snumbs, should not prevent any person from attending a place of •worship. "Pro Bono Publico" •wishes the Church to take its proper ■place in the world. That will come about when people take their proper place in the church. The church needs men like "Pro Bono Publico" •who sees the old church's faults and liis own. The Church is waiting for Bien of high intellectual powers, and more particulaily those men who Lave the moral courage to'stand up to their convictions and express ■without fear or favour words in ob edience to the royal law, which will help to cleanse the hearers' hearts of its dross. .Some who attend church complain of cold feet, others are cold headed, and most are cold hearted. They are...
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 — 18 July 1914
csirespoiiflen. (We do not identify ourselves with tho opinions expressed by correspondents.) "WHY PEOPLE DO NOT GO TO CHURCH. To the Editor. Sir,—Perhaps the most active rea son iu a district anch as this, is that, as they are mostly hornet bread winners, we find that Sunday is just the day for them to recuperate their tired bodies after the week's work, and a drive or walk of perhaps four .miles or rnoro is not, in this sadly j.fglected part of the State, calcula ted to act as a reviver for their ex pense and energy. As " Pro Bono Publico " «typ, the rituals of reli gion are dismal, and of very little use towards achieving that for ■which all religions have, or should Aave, their purpose. As a day of rest, I think Sunday is an admirable institution ; but in the light of the evolution of all things organic and probably iiiorganie, it does not fol low that Sunday ib or should be any more " holy " than any other day. As to church being unattractive, how can it be otherwise? when theo...
ALBURY REACHED. ALBURY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 18 July 1914
ALHUHY liliACIlED. AUtUlfY. Tit 11 r«fln M. Uuillatix readied Albury at 1-5® p.m., after flying over 40 miles from Wangaratta in 10 minutes. lf*> sla^xl at Albury 45 minutes, ami expects to sleep at Goulbutn to-night. M. Guillaux was mot l>v the Mayer, Alderman Waugh, ami Alderman From* who is a fellow countryman of the nvkk tor. He passed over at a height of feet. ami, on approaching the rucewuftKv made a sharp descent and circled the course. making a perfect lauding tn front of the grandstand, where a Targi* number had assembled. Guillaux at examined his machine, replenished tEwr > petrol tank, and oiled the engine. Her lunched with Alderman Frere. In conversation. M. Guillaux sfatfdF that the trip so far had been very plea sant. and exceedingly interesting. IJv tween Melbourne and Seymour th%> fuj? was very dense, and ho had to reJy largely on the compass. Crossing th* mountains ho found the cold very my vere; but from Seymour onwards pfo— rious sunshine prevaile&...
Airman Carries Mails. MELBOURNE, TO SYDNEY FLIGHT. GUILLAUX TAKES 2000 CARDS. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 18 July 1914
film carries malls. MIvLUOUHXK, TO SYDNKY FLIGJrE. GU1LLAUX T.UvKS 2000 CARDS. . . MELBOIIRXE. Tit„roif-iv .M. .Maliriic Gillaux, tlio French iv:a-' tor, left Melbourne this morning' in. It» aeroplane for Sydney, carrying Ix-twemt U&lt;KH) and 2o(K) postcards for the New Soatfe Wales capital. In addition to tiro canfct Guillaux conveyed letters from the State Governor to the Governor of New SonUfc Wales and from the Lord Mayor to t5*» l»rd Mayor of Sydney. This is tfio firrfc aerial mail carried in Australia, and cucSt card carried cost 2/. Aerial mails au«r not uncommon in otlwr parts of fix* world, but it is believed that the distaiKTs— between Melbourne and Sydney (5SU niiUrJr constitutes a record. The aviator attended the lioyal Agri cultural Society's grounds on time, ami was handed the uuiil-bas by .Mr W. f~ ('rnsbie, Act ills; Deputy l'ostmastor-G^r^^-, eral. A large number »t' pi-oplo wero prv— sent to witness the departure, and iv few words of congratulation from Mr...
It Is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 18 July 1914
it is said. That an American tea wa9 held a£ I Kuruc-a-ruc on Friday afternoon i» connection with the Rokewootl branch of the Presbyterian WouienV | Missionary Union. | That it has been decided to have a Rule 5-1 race meeting at Rokewootfr shortly in aid of the Mechanics' In stitute. i That the skating rink at Berringa was opened on Saturday evenings The floor was fully occupied througbont the eyeniug. That Charles Perry, of Illabarook, was treated at the Ballarat Hospital on Monday for an injury to his shoulder through falling oil' a wag gon. That candidates for Federal honors have entered upon the cotiv ing contest in earnest. The rivals for the Ballarat seat are expected to visit Be-ringa and district shortly. For Bronchial Coughs t;iko Woods' Groit Peppermint Cure, Is Gl
WIT AND HUMOR. Deceived. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 18 July 1914
WIT AND HUMOR. Deceived. Little Willie was left alone with sister's beau. "Mr. Cliumpley," he began presently, "what is a popinjay?" Sister's beau wrinkled his forehead. "Wh-why, a popinjay is a-a vain bird." "Are you a bird, Mr. Chumpley?" "Certainly not." "That's funny. Ma said you -was a popinjay, and pa said there was no doubt about your being a jay, an' sis ter said there was small hopes of your poppin', an' now you say you ain't a bird at all. That's funny." A certain distinguished professor was constantly making curious ex periments. One evening when a few friends called at his laboratory they found him bending anxiously over a spirit lamp on which was a small pan. "Well," said one, "what is it to night?" "Guess," murmured the professor. "Micrococci?" "Pneumococci?" asked the other. "No." "Spirochaetae?" "No." The visitors ran over the scale of micro organism as far as they knew it. Then one of them said, "Well, we give it up. What is it?" The professor smiled blandly and rep...
DISTRICT News. NEWTOWN. DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 18 July 1914
DISITlGI Hews. XKWTOtViV. DANCE. When Newtown folk take unto themselves the conduct of sociat functions, success and enjoyment are characteristic features; so it goee without saying that the ball held oa Wednesday evening under the aegis of the Newtown Quadrille Club was attended by the utmost camaraderie and was highly successful in incid ence. There was an attendance of about thirty couples, fully represen tative of club members and friends. A committee, with Mrs S. Causon as hon. secretary, discharged the ar rangements with due regard to the comfort and entertainment of alt present. The hall had been most attractively decorated. A delightful supper was catered ly Mr R.Lou den, and inspiriting music was sup plied by Mrs Sharp.
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S MAGYAR DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 18 July 1914
PATTERN FOR CHILD'S MAGYAR DRESS. I This useful little magyar dress may be made of delaine and trimmed with fancy braid. It is also suitable for cashmere, serge or flannel. It repre sents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 125 and is cut in one size only— for a cliild of two years. This pattern may be bought for ninepeuce from local pattern agent, or will bo sent post free to any address if ninepenco in stamps is sent to Dept. "A," "Everylady's Journal," 37G Swanston-street, Melbourne. State number of pattern and size required. If a penny stamp Is sent to above ad dress, a 48pp. catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes "send free catalogue." Customer: "Waiter, there is a hair in my soup." Bald-headed Walter: 'T^SBura yon it ain't mine, sir." •
II. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
II. •Tm sorry, Pamela—will you for give nicV i 1 was u cad to speak such words to you." It was the next day, and l'amela, was taking some cakes out of the oven, lifted a hot, Hushed lace and smiled into her lover's lace. The smile tola James Dawson all he wanted to know, and, moving im petuously forward, he clasped Pamela 111 his arms and gave her a l'erveilt kiss. ".Mind the cakes,'" she laughed; then, as he released her, "now you must come and see Tina." With light, deft touch, she first re moved the cakes 011 to a wooden board, then, beckoning to Jim, led the way into a long, low parlor. The man followed indifferently. The last time he had seen Tina she had been in the pig-tail stage; and, hav ing ragarded her then as a tiresome necessity to be endured, he did not expect to be particularly thrilled by the sight of her now. But when he reached the threshold he paused in wondering admiration; for lying in a graceful attitude on a couch near the window was a young girl with a quan t...
SCARSDALE. "THE STERLINGS." [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
SCAItSDALE. "THE STERLINGS." One of tho boat local entertainments given here for many years took place on Friday in the Town Hall, Scaradale, by "The Stirlings," mombors of the tennis club of that namo. Tho Club having just completed their now court found itself &lt;,t the end of its resources, and gave the en tertainment to enable them to wipe off thoir debts. Tho hall was crowded, and tho ball being also a great success, their object has been achieved. The entertain ment was of the minstrel and variety class, in which good singing, humorous jokes and local'sms were plentiful, i The performers mostly made a. first public ap pearance, but were steadied by tho veter ans, A. Edgar (bones), F. Forrester (tam bo), and G. Prentice (contre). Much curiosity was excited ovor tho first ap pearance of F. Forrester here. Ho was quite up to his reputation ; his tamborine work was an eye opener, and fairly car ried tho children off their seats. The end men kopt the audience in a simmer w...
THE HAND OF FATE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 25 July 1914
THE HAND OF FATE, j By MRS. CORNOCIC When the prison gates clanged be hind him, and Steven Grendon step ped out a free man into the April sunsliiue, his first coherent thought was one that ill accorded with the calm beauty o£ the world, waking to her livery of spring. A warder con ducted him to the station, bade him a friendly farewell with a few kindly words, and left him. lie was a free man. 1-le hardly realised it as the train steamed away from the little station, and he left frowning Port land, with its bleak rocks, its quar ries, its outlook over illimitable sea, behind him. The one all-pervading thought in his mind was one of re venge. " Wasn't it natural? Was he to be blamed for wishing with all his heart and strength that the man. who had deliberately left him to suffer for five hideous years in a convict pri son, for a crime he had never com mitted, should be confronted with his own villainy and brought to book? He was not even sure of the man, yet he had suspicions. Who el...