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Assessment and Rates. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
Assessment and Rates. A General Rate of Eighteenpence in the Pound was made on the First day. of December, 1913,' for the year ending 30th September, 1914. Riding. Valuation. Amount of Amount Anr .t Arrears. Riding. Rate. Collected. Uncollected. East ... .... ... 7,739 oo 580' 8 6 £513 9 6 £66 19 o £99 2 2 Central ... 9,442 0 o 708 3 0 642 13 6 65 9 6 77 4 o West ... ... 4,467 o 335 o 6 308 7 9 26 12 9 41 19 o __£21,648 o o .£1623 12 0 £1464 10 9 £159 I 3 £218 5 I
SOMETHING GOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
SOMETHING GOOD. If the ability to please his employer is the chief virtue in a servant, the Japanese youth who advertised in one of the newspapers should have little difficulty in getting a place. "Japancse.-Bright youth wants position as cook or any work in Lon don or anywhere, will move and work as if smartest hands and legs as light ning, obedience to maxim, 'Dust ac cumulating becomes a mountain,' never said, 'Didn't come to mind for duties;' appointed myself as a representative of Japan in England, never laid down except human, natural sleep, as above results, absolutely economical, respon sibility, careful for human virtue, in character there's no difference of day time and nighttime, always finest day time weather, work with pleasure and positively willing to teach mathematics (included highest mathematics), em ployor's boys to spend leisure hours; try how am I; best reference."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
T- -[ Tastes' Differ -" Some people prefer "th.is" Sr some prefer "that," and the re.t prefer "the other." - * The on!y wey to please them all is to cater for all carefully and considsaltely / always striving to "go one better" than our previous best - This is where we Excel Not e nly do we please the S friends we've got, but the p ones we're getting-and we're getting more daily. Have yea bees alesg yet? J. T. PHILLIPS Drapery Boots & Shoes. MAIN ST. LILYDALE DIREBT * TO THE GROWER NO AGENTS Strawberry Baskets ° 20/ -THOUSAND 20/ For 5,000 lots 22/6 per thousand for 1,000 to 5,000 lots ; 2/6 per hundred for less than 1,000 lots lad. per hundred charged for packing. Immediate Delivery ORDER NOW BIekeepers' Supply Co. o 461 Swanston Street, Melbourne * La La Saddlery & lHarness Depot WARBURTON. NOTICE. I beg to intimate to the residents of Warburton and district that I have taken c ver the above business from Mr W7. N. Thom, and trust that by strict attention to the re...
WOMEN TO SHOOT GERMANS. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
WOMEN TO SHOOT GERMANS. In "The Times" Mr H. G. \Vells surmises what the people will do, should the Germans land a force in England. He writes: "in the first place, let the expert; have no illusions as to what we ordin ary people are going to do if we find the German soldiers in England one morning. We are going to light, If we cannot fight with rifles, we shall fight with shot guns, and if we cannot fight according to the rules of war, ap parently made by Germans for the res traint of British military experts, we will fight according to our inner light. Many men, and not a few women, will turn out to shoot Germans. There will be no preventing them after the Belgian stories. If the experts at tempt any pedantic interference, we will shoot the experts. If the raiders, cut off by the sea from their supports, illoquipped as they will certainln be, and against odds, are so badly advised as to try terorr-strikring reprisals, onil the Belgian pattern, we irregulars will, of course, masacr...
Statement of Contracts for the year ending September 30, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
Statement of Contracts for the year ending September 30, 1914. No. Riding Contractor. Locality and Description. Balance rom Amontof Extras. Total. aid and Balances 65 Central H. Starling ... Road Bridge at Yarra Junction ... 11 10 0 11 10 0 11 10 0 4 East do. Truss Bridge over Yarra River at Warburton ... ... ... 299 0 0 299 0 0 299 0 0 8 General B. Worth .. Improvements to Shire Hall, etc. 225 15 0 225 15 0 220 0 0 5 15 0 6 Central D. Ewart ... New Bridge at Yarra Doon ... 150 0 0 150 0 0 150 0 0 7 West Bedford&Jones New Bridge, etc., at Cockatoo Ck. 30 0 0 30 0 0 30 0 0 8a West W. A. Staff... Metalling, etc., Station Road, at Woori Yallock 18 3 4 18 3 4 14 0 0 4 3 4 9 Central J. D. Sewell,. Clearing on Road connecting Main Warburton & Little Yarra Rds. 717 6 . 17 6 .717 6 10 Central J. Ewart ... Trackyfrom Gilderoy to Mt. Beenak 150 0 o0 150 070 150 0 0 392 5 10 . 892 5:10 72017O 6 171,8 4 Audited and found correct, iIth. November, 1914. E. A. J. SEYMOUR,: A.LA.V.,...
WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
WAVTEIR SUPPLY, The engineer reported:- het Metropolitan Board has p1p ?troved of the scheme in its enl tirety, and same has been lodged with the Department of Public Works for the Governor-ini-Council's consct,. which. should b:u granted nR? an early date. Inquiries should ilow hbe madel: by the council ti! to what source they intend bor rowing the money for carrying out the work. It will pot be necessary to form at special trust, as the cotulcil ma.y adulinister the scheme iltelf. The cost, of the Elthatin scheme is £4868 5s lid, and thie ,c~,t of the Yarra G-loen scheme is 13i7. Thie rate required in the ca'se of Elthalm to meet all annua cha:rgcs on. the working valuation Will be 2s in the £, tnld in tin caiso of Yarra Glen. is -in the '£E. In the Eltham schenme p'ovisionl-has !eeme made for the cinetioun of n: btorage iank as recommended by thle Board. T.hie land has been t.c qiuired, and the construction of the Rank can be gone on with in a couple .of years' time. Cast iron - ...
WHEN THE GERMANS INVADE. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
WHEN THE GERMANS INVADE. BY A BELGIAN. The writer has just returned from a tour through the province of Namur, in Southern Belgium. The following description shows the terrible state of affairs prevalent in these unhappy dis tricts, which have been for the last two and a half months under the heel of Prussia. Some of the writer's facts are unfit for publication. The province of Namur has suffered probably as much as, if not more than, any of the other eight Belgian provin ces. Many are the villages entirely burnt to the ground, principally in the environs of Dinant. It is truly a sad and pitiful experience to go through the stricken countryside, so rich and prosperous three short months ago. The fields are bare and deserted. No cattle are left in the pastures; they have practically all been killed or sent to Germany. There are no horses at work in the fields. Almost every horse has been taken away, and farci cal payment made to the farmers with the usual scrap of paper "payable ,I' ...
WINGS FOR RUNNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
WINGS FOR RUNNERS. At first blush running and flying "semsi widely different modes of motion but an ingenious inventor is seeking to prove that by adopting the aeroplane idea in running, a fast runner might travel faster. The ostrich, which can not fly, but which can run faster than any known animal, uses its comparative ly short wings to great advantage when going at full speed. When the ostrich spreads its wings so that they act as balances, they also. serve as kites or small aeroplanes, carrying a consider able portion of his weight. It is the above principle which the athlete might apply with advantage in the practice of running. The arm aeroplanes would not have to be very large, for it has been found that while short wings would be of great rssistance, long wings would be a hindrance. Another thing which helps the ostrich is the fact that most of his weight is in front of his wings. The wings arrangement would enable a man to incline much more forward when unning, and the rush...
SOMETHING'S GOING TO HAPPEN [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
SOMETHING'S GOING TO HAPPEN A man in a furious passdion rushed up to the advertisment counter of a certain newspaper office the other day. * "That's what I am going to give him," he began, bringing down a heavy hunting crop on the counter with a crash. "Where is heP" 'Beg pardon sir,' said the clerk, "any thing I can do for youP" "Yes, there is somethingyou can do." roared the stranger. "You can in troduce me to the idiot who stuck that in your paper." "That" was a notice under the head of 'Marriages." "Do you see that, sir? John Jen kins and Sarah Smith are not married sir, and never intend to be. It's a hoax, sir-a miserable hoax." "Really, sir," said the clerk "it there's a mistake, we're exceedingly sorry. We do our best to avoid this sort of thing, but when Mr Soft brought that notice in he said-" "So Soft brought it did he?" inter rupted the man with the hunting crop. "That's all I wanted to know. Good morning." On reaching the door he turned back. "Take that notice out' befor...
CHURCH SERVICES [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
CIIURiCH SERVICES Church of England-Lilydale 11 & 7 p.m.; Yering, 3 p.m. M\ount. Eve lyn. 1.1 a.m. Methodist Church-Lilydale, 11 and 7; Wandin 3 and 7: Seville, 11; Gruyere 3; Evelyn 3; Yering, 2.30. Presbyterian Church-Lilydale 11 and 7, Croydon 3; Ringwood 7 p.m. Baptist Churclh-Lilydale 11 and 7.; I'anton Hill 3 p.m; Croydon 11. Church of Christ-Croydon 11 and 7 p.m. Salvation Army-Lilydale 11 a.m. Yarra Junction 3 p.m.
RINGWOOD MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
RINGWOOD MARKET. 1). -. M'Clelland and Co. reporl.: -IIceay yarding of all descriptions of stock, competitio being keenc for all classes. MAilkers, £3 is to £6 ; springers, to £6(; backward cows, £5 to 6G 10s; itt,t cow', £6 10s to £8; f£t heifers. £5 P3s to £5 .1Ls choppers, to ;£1 lOs: bulls, £3 5s to £8 11s; store cows, good, sorts, to £4, 15s; heifers. 18 months to 2 years. up to £2 13s; poddics, to 1 9s; vealcrs, 10s Gd t'o 31s Gd. Pigs.-3Baconcrs, to £:3 7is 6d: porkers. 142s Gd to 50s 3d; light-weighlt porkers. 29s to 38s; suckers and slips, from is Gd to 25s. Fat. Iambs. to lls .Gd each; storie lambs. from 5s to 8s. Poul t ry.-Cockerels, from 3s 3d to 4s t3d pair; hoens, 2s Gd to Is 6d pair: chickens, Gd to Is Gd pair; ducks, to Is 6d. \We also cleared several lots of sundries to vendors' satis ,faction. Outside we sold several lines of young ca.ttle at satisfac tiorv prices. Sale on 31onday next as usan1.
COLDSTREAM v. LILYDALE ROVERS. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
COLDSTHREAM2I v. LILYDALE ROVERS. This mait'ch was concluded on Sat urday last, and resulted in a win for Coldstream by 205 runs on the first; innings. Scores:- Coldstream. i. WVilliams, c Morris.: Allen 0 J. Donleavy, i HIolter ... ... . \V. Town, b A. Sebire... ... 18 C. Fisk-en. c A rnott, b A. Scbire 30 C. Madden, b A. Sebire ... 0 IV. Madden. c and b Stevens... 82 I). SMadden, c oltler. b Ileavi 99 3R. Cahill, c and b Beavis ... 0 Bowie, not out ... ... ... 4 Frosty c and b Stevens 1 Sunldries... .. .. .. . 11 Tothl for 9 ,wickets ... 252 Lilydale Rovers. Hod"ges, Town... . ... Holtor, c Douthie, 1i W. Madden 0 Stcvens, b b\. XMadden ... .. 9 A. Sbirce, b Town ... .. 8 Wardell, I XV, ,Madden ... 0 MIorris, c D. 1Madden, b 3V, Iladdon ,.. :.. .... 4 Allen, lX 3V. M1adden . .. 0 Merry, li W1. Madden ... ... 8 . II. ebire, b Town ... . 101 rinott, b Town ... :.. .... 2 enavis, not out ... :... .... 3 Sundries... . :... :e... . 2 Total .. ... ... 17 Bowling.-- W. Madden, G for 22; ...
BRITON MURDERED. AGED SCOTSMAN SHOT DOWN IN COLD BLOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
BRITON MURDERED. AGED SCOTSMAN SHOT DOWN INP COLD BLOOD. Mr George Bonar, of the firm of Messrs Low and Bonar, of Dundee, and Now Broad Street, E.C., has sent to the tinses a description of the murder of a Briton by Germans. Mr Bonar's wife and two little boys aged nine and seven, left Germany on August 3, and were forced to walk' over the frontier ;nto Belgium. There thy met three American women and a British subject named McKenzie, aged 78. At the little village of Baelen-Dol hain, a Belgian Custom House Oofficer M. Michell Blaise, gave them shelter. The rest of tlie party left, Mrs Bonar staying behind because the elder boy was suffering from bronchitis, with Mr McKenzie, who was too old and lame to walk far. "On the night of Sunday, August 9." Mr Bonar says, "firing was heard in the village. My wife took fright, and with the little bpy who was ill, the others and the nurse went down into the cellar. Mr MacKenzie and M. Blaise followed them. As they ran downstairs, my wife notice...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
MELBOURNE LETTER (PFrom our Special (orrespondent.) There is a movement to provide eys tematic training for citizens who, for various reasons, are not eligible for in clusion in the regular military forces. It has been tardy in coining, but there is reason to hope that it will now be taken up in earnest. The trouble ap pears to have been, and to still be, that the majority of people do not re cognise the necessity for everybody taking an active part. The silly re ports that rarely record anything that is not favourable to the Allicer are mainly responsible for this. It would be better if we know just what is happening and just how important it is that- all should do something more than subscribe a few shillings to a Patriotic -Fund or buy a ticket for a concert that is to furnish limelight for the promoters and inci dentally, if expenses, permit, return a small sum for one of the war funds. Plain facts about the stupendous under taking the Allies have in hand would be salutary. Were...
TURF TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
TURF TOPICS. (By "Flciniugtou.") "Dick" Wooton one of the most in teresting men in the turf world to-day is again in Australia from England, and according to all accounts this country is going to be good enough for him 'u futuro. Wooton has now been in the full limelight for a good few years. He has had a remarkable career. Starting as a "pony" man in Sydney, he work ed his way rapidly forward until he had reached the top of the tree as a racing ma in Australia. Then bent on conquoirng new worlds, hoe went to South Africa and "made good." Then on to England where he quickly bo came a power in the Turf world. Apart from his own merits, "Dick" Wooton is famous the world over as father of Frank Wooton, the famous horseman, now retired from the saddle owing to increasing weight. It must be confessed that the boy helped his father on the way to fortune, but even if he had never been blessed with a brilliant son, Wooton senr. was bound to have made a hit in life. A man of his ability and ...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 22 January 1915
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Rusticus.") The State Government is re-assuring as to the prospects of seed wheat for the coming season. The position is set out in the following statement issued by the Premier: "In the matter of the supply of seed for the wheat areas, the public need feel no concern as to a sufficioncy for all requirements being available. Act ing on the advice of the Government, theogreat bulk of farmers have made their own arrangements for seed, for it has been made abundantly clear from time to time through the press and in Parliament, that the Government at no time had the intention to make pro vision for seed wheat, either by orders for purchases through regular channels \or by direct distribution of seed, to other than those who were unable to financially undertake the purchase. It was anticipated at one time that pro vision for as much as 1,000,000 bushels of wheat would be required, and ar rangements were accordingly made for securing such a quantity should it be req...