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WARSHIP'S 1,000 SHELLS. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
WARSHIP'S 1,000 SHELLS. A giaphic lescription or the Trafal gar Lay bomlbardmenut of the termani tositioli at Nieuport by the allied fleets was given to Reuter's special corres londent at Dover. 'The vessels were in continuous action for twelve hours, firing opening at six in the mnoruing, when the squadron was solme twotomiles onff the shore. the enemy!l 's trenches were three stiles itoland, and the firing was inces :rnt; one l3ritishl vessel alone fired a thousand tlvddite and shrapnel shells. The tirinlg was so rapid that sonic of the guns discharged fourteen projee tiles ai minute. So terrible was the re sult of the squadron's fire that at the end of the day the whole coast for a distance of four mIiles fromi Nieulport to Westenle, which at the beginning of the action was strongly held by the enemy, has been comnpletely evacuated tn?t wa-s a t1ense ltass of black soblolke atad tltuttt e.
LILYDALE SHIRE COUNCIL. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
LILYDA.E SHIRE COUNCIL. - MONTHLY IEETINCO. The ordinary monthly meeting of the above council was held onl Mlon .day last. : Present: Crs \Wallace (president), Rouget, Hlughes, Burgi. i'Gllhee, Blair, Town, M"Alpin, and Daly. CORRESPONDIENCE. From Postal department., stating S hhat the estimnated cost of paint ing. telegraphi p6les at Ilingwoxod is £35 7s Td, half of which cwould b1) bltargeable to the ,ilydlc shiro.- lesolved, on the motion of Cr Blair. that 1o0 action- 1e taken. From Public Woifs department, notifying allocation of the following gr17nts:--Revote: Station road. Wan.u :din, £14 *5s lid; Croydon-Warracu dlyto road, (£15 is 8d; construc tion of Slullun road (estimated cost £800), £200 (coumcil to expend £114 16s ld additional); mctalling B3oundary road. Olinda 1o" monbulk (joint \vith Fern Tree Gully Sire), £80 (councils to expend £40 uid ditional). New vote: Slullum road. £ii0 (council to expnld £50 ad ditional); cutting steep hill, MaS - ohellse road, £50;iO new dev...
ENGLISHMAN'S PATHETIC MESSAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
ENGLISHMAN'S PATHETIC MESSAGE. " I am theli only Englishman left in Compiegne. Cod bless you, think of tie; a?I 11 tlot;e, ' SO collulides a letter which a resident in Ely has just re ec:i\ed from her brother. Tile latter, who has lived for some years ill Compiegne-thec scene of a Blritish victory during the retreat from MLons-states: .*'They (the Gertmaus) burnt my Ilouse up; they took all that was in it and t watlledl to take ite and thie wife. I amn in trouble; I enunot get a penny. I h:tvc no horses and canI get notlhing. 'There seems nIo prospect for me but to ,lie in France .. . Tell Frank I wishl I wasn in Englandl andl coull risk all thing. I atm left with just tiwhat I stand.iu. If I had niot opened the door they woullI have Ishot me. . . . I will t,?ee oil t for three mtollths itore, and I don'tI ktnow what will becomte of us. All -the bIig genitlemen have gone atLd left their houses."
TURF TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
TURF TOPICS. (By " tlemiugton.") Recent sales of horses at what miglht be called full value should be cheering to breeders sending yearlings into tlhe autumn sales. As previously remarked there would still seem to be money for a good article in horseflesh. Possibly, in times like the present, with some uncertainty about the future, owners may think twice before bidding high for yearlings which cannot, it best, show any return for the outlay for at least six months. The young emes are sold in March and cannot race in Victoria until October. In ordinary circumstances, buyers do not mind waiting that long in the hope of being rewarded in the end, but in these days money is money, aind there fore investments whlich are s;low to mature, or may not mature at all, are scarcely in favor. Still the outlook for the breedm' might bie a great deal worse He cannot of course, expect the prices of prospel;ous years to ibe maintained this autumn, but there alre indications, that the yearling market...
CLEARING BRACKEN. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
CLEARING BRACKEN. How to get rid of biracken tlrn is a question that a correspondent in an Australian lpaperi replies to Iby satinlu: "Cutting the bracken is of little use. Cutting seems to be pruning them to promote their lgrowtlh. The same with burning. T'ho more they are burnt, the quicker and thicker they grow. We find that bruising is the offective systiem with a hard roller nmade by tihe local blacksmith. encircledtl spirally" with angle iron. Th'le process is simply to keep passing this roller. loaded to sufficient weight, over tile bralckens, as often as they ."show new 'rowth and cventually this kills them r'ight out.'' iNot cttting tlhemI in the height of spring, and only once in the year,' another correspondent writes "may be usless; but cut theni 20 times a year' if they need cutting that often; i tact cut them as o.ften as you caii get I hit at thel, with the fern hook, so that the sun can shine fair on the grass to sweeten it, and the cattle will help to, keep thel dtl...
HUMANE GERMANS. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
HUMANE GERMANS. A private of the Black Watch, now in hospital in Newcastle, says: On the Aisne I was lying for hours wounded. A German cameo along and bound up my wound under heavy fire. When hIe had nmade ime shipshape- he was going to clear off, but a stray Ibul let caught him, and he fell dead beside me. After Sossons (says Corporal Hous ton, of the Seaforths), I was lying on the field badly wounded. Near by was a young fellow of the Northampton shirc Regiment. Standing over him was a German infantryman holding a water bottle to his lips and trying to soothe himn. The wounded man was delirious, and kept calling, "'Mother, are you there?" all the time. Thie German soeemed to understand, for he passed his hand gently over the feverish brow and caressed the poor lad as tenderly as any woman might lhave done. Death c:ame at last, and as the soul of the wounided man, passed to its last acocuntt I saw the German trying to hide his tears.
TREATMENT FOR BARBED WIRE CUTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
TREATMvENT FOR BARBED WIRE CUTS. With so much barbed wire about, aninmals are surel to get cut now and ngain, and somntiines badly. The irst thing to do is to put the amnial where it can be kept quiet. Then bathe tile !eg every halt hour for the first twenty-four hours, with a lotion miade of Icetate of lo;d , oz., sulphate of zinc t oz., tincture of arnica 2ozs, water one quart. After thu first, tentys four hours, batho the wouud three times a day. Itf it fills up higher than the skin, apply • little ichlorate of Icrcury with a smooth piece of stick, but do not use more at a time than will lie on a six pience, as there is danger of the poison Iheing absorbed. A good ointment for healing the \oulnds o. generll (o('lllIds oi tllh stoclrk nay he mado aIs follows :--To f'our ounces of either lurd or vascline, add (no O(nce of t1lupenIllni e anded i oin llce of eucalyptus oil. 'T'hese well mixed together nuake a useful oil for wounls. All wounds should be well washed witlh soap and wate...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
Stone Jars Only. Straw Color from Age. SB?OI.S GIN . PURE AND VERY WHOLESOME. DISTILLERY ESTABLISHED OVE. 3'5 YEARS. MAGONIER'S8J Pure French Grape * ~BRAN Y Cognac The Original House of STEWART, Edinburgh Stew~art anbrg FouAded 1779. A DRINH S'i'EWAT, TS I P "DRIN ST---W--flTS!"-- I INSURE WITHi TI-E PHE ENIX ASSURANCE CO LIMITED. FOR F1RE, ACCIDENT, EMPLOY ERS' LIABILITY, WORK ERS COMPENSATION IN SUPANCE. ACTIVE AGENTS WANTED WHERRE 1'OT REPRESENTED FULL PARTICULARS on application to DALGETY "& CO. LTD., MELBOURNE. (Managers fdr Victoria). SCHRECK'S POULTICE. SCHRECK'S POULTICE. Can Cure, T'UBERCULAR JOINTS. POISONED SORES, ABSCESSES. BOILS, CAR1.UNGLES, JAR WHITLO\VW. SPRAINS, Bif;ltRN AND BADI) LEGS. All Chemrists-1/6 and /fi6. Cumnberland Road. Pascoe Vale. (Near Coburg). Spare°Time Home Employment Pleasant and Proitfable iMen and VWomen, IBoys and Girls, send for particulars of a very nice way of making a lot of money in your spare time. If you devote only a couple of ...
SUBMARINE'S MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
SUBMARINE'S MISTAKE. A foreign submarine which hadl reachedl unobserved a point ill non-ter ritorial water., between Nakkehaved, Oil the norllrn c:oeast of the provilnle of Zealand aln~dl Kullen, in Sweden, dis charged two torpedoes at the Danish submarine Havnmandn, which was run ning 'on the surface at a speed of five knots. Neither torpedo struck her. The Ilavmanden was lyiing Danish colours at the time. A submarine, nationality unlknown, probably the same vessel, was seen tlhe sanle afternoon froml the lighthouse at Nakkehaved. Next morning a torpedo was washed ashore near the lighthouse, and blew up. These facts have been brought to the notice of the belligerent Powers, with a request that greater care should be taken in hJe evolutions of their sub marine craft in the future.
FEEDING COWS ACCORDING TO THEIR YIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
FEEDING COWS ACCORDING TO THEIR YIELD. The recently introduced system of feeding dairy cows on a graduated scale according to the measure of their milk-yielding capabilities, originally ldevi~cd ill )einanrk, has boon receiv ing increasing attention on the part of progressive dairy farmers in this country. This method, which marks. the latest development in the practice of cow feeding, has much to recoiu nmeond it, for it is rational in piruciple, while easily carricd out in practice. Its special merit consists in the fact that it promotes economy in feeding by bringing the cost of the food ration into proper.proportion with the retourn obtainrd. It is based upon the prin cip!o that tile extent to whichll dairy cows are able to respond to a milk forcing diet by giving an enhanced yield, is dependent upon the degree of developmont attained b, their milk producing powers; that is to say, the nmore fully a cow's inherent milking capacity is developed, the molre cai her milk secretion b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
jeauuIasrra'~a'a~u Tablets ,nblio Notioe3 Colonial Bank of Australasia IJMIITED. Autliorised Capital £737,931 10 0 Uncalled Capital £193,195 00 Paid-up Capital £439,280 10 0 Reserve F'und~, ' £230,000 9. 0 A BRANCH of this BANK is OPEN DAILY at LILYDALE. And AGENCIES are OPEN for Gen eral Banking Business as follows: YARRiA GLEN, Tuesdays, 10 to 1. WARIIBURITON, Wednesdays, 12 to 3. HEALESVILLE, Tuesdays, 2.30-4.30 Thursdays, 10.30 to 3. INTEREST ALLOWED on FIXED DEPOSITS as follows: 3 months, 2a per cent. per aannum. 6 months, 3 per cent, per annum. 12 months, 3. per cent per annum. 24 months, 4 per cent .per annum. By order of the Board,. SELBY PAXTON, General MIanager. £ S. D, OUlR ACCOUNTS for tlhe quartar endi~g 30th December, 1914, have been rendered, -uld a prompt, set tlement, cspecially of those consid crably overdue, is requested. WV. G. PETTIT. T. iI. B ?MORTON & SON AUCTIONEERS, Estate, Stock and Insurance Agents Queen's Walk, 72 Swanston Street, MIELBOURNE, And ...
WOORI YALLOCK v. COLDSTREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
WOORI Y01 ALLOCK v. COLD R1EAI[ ''he abov' luatch waS cinlnmicll?ei at \Viori Yallock on Siturdirv last. Scores:- Coldtsream.i X. Xlitidden, ., b (llsop ... 16 W. Thowni e aniiid h Itead ... 1 N. WXilliams, .\llsop, h Stat 5 ID. l.Maddcn, c IDouthie. h AXlsop 10 11. owie, i. ', , Read... ... 3 J. D~o'l tvy, "ra ott ... ... 1 H. tl'aill, e "ld b Rh ad ... i .T. Dutt hie, not out .. . N-. 1rios(t, bI Read... .. 1']. D)olheriy. r'lI1n ((ll ... ·... 1 lh lkerl . i) Stat . .. 0 d i i . . . . . . . . . l t . , . " . . . . . . . . . 1 In Tc~rr iii ol.. ... Iii iw)liii'.--Staff. fLr 17; Al. ioSp. i for i: l)ouithie. 0 for 9; lle,-id. 1 [ur 20. 'Woori Yallock, C. Yelland. hit wkeis, XV. )had de... .. • ...... 6 A'. Tee'se t oi i t ... ... ... 18 Y). Allsop), h (?uhill . .. ' 1V. Stalj. Ih Cahill ... ... 0 1, Hleald, (" ]Doulthli b Towi!... : A. Oekwieli. i!ol out ... ;... 13 S?ind ies... ... ... .5 - 'lii(ial for 1 wickets ... I1 nlwlilUi.--W. ai iTddiol, 1 for 7; Duiitlijio. I) foi" 6 obn. ...
CRICKET. Lilydale and District Association LILYDALE ROVERS v. LILYDALE [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
CRICKET. Lilydale and District Association LILYDALdE IOQ\YE HS v. LILYDAL-] The above mllatch wim comuncllco' on Saturday last. Scoros:- Lilydalo. A. Deschltmp, b Holter :... - . 9 Morton, c 8leoth, b Ilottcr .. i Bell. c Steplcns, b lolter ... 43 Fenton, c andlt b Holter ... 1 A\llen, b Roloier ... .... •. 1,i 1 7 Goodc Iodgesri, b Icanvs 0.:.,':.O Nodcn. i IHolter ... .... luttou, b Steplhns... ... ,:.,l,36 F. Descnhamp, c and ib Hlot ~1 } le[ '? ls lO tel ... . .. .. . Iiria iini ilot out... ..-; . 24 Gundries... r .... .u'::. 1 Total ... ... : 212 BIoling.-i ]olter, 8 for 77i; i. Sebiic 0 for "2; mlhxtin, 0 for 9.. St.ephens, 1 for 28; Beuavis, I for 2?4; A. 1. Sbitr, 0 for 13. Lilydale lRovers. S1eth, b Bell ... ... ... 2 A. 11. Scbire, b Nodea ... 'u Hlod'cs, c Jerrams, b Node?n... O Mariin, c and b Nodou ., 11 A. birei, b Bell.. ... ... H-erry, not out : ... ... ... 1 Sunh-ies..., .. ,,.. e.,, 6 'Total for 3 wickets ... 30 Bowling.-Noden, 3 for 17; l33oll, 2 for 7.
BELGIUM'S WAR DOGS. VALUE OF THEIR WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
BELGIUM'S WAR DOGS. VALUE OF THEIR WORK. Convincing testimony to the useful ness of the dog has been supplied by the campaign in Belgium, our brave Allies, employing large numbers for pulling machbine guns and accompany ing sentries on nocturnal duties. Curi ously enough, this form of traction has only been adopted within the last year or two, and only fifteen months ago a Belgian Service paper wrote approv ingly of the experiment, pointing out that, in addition to being docile and competent, the animals had bccome great favourites among the soldiers. Among their advantages it was men tioned that they move silently, with out apparent effort, over the roughest country, and that they are practically invisible a few hundred yards away. With striking prescience, time writer ob ervedl that the military Great Danes would be called upon to play a particu larly efTeetive. and glorious part, little realising probably how soon his words woull bcconme true. According to cor respondents, the do...
ATROCITY STORIES NOT EXAGGERATED. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
ATROCITY STORIES NOT EXAGGERATED. Mrs. Henry Clews, the wife of the well-known American banker, returned lately to Now York. She told the ship-news reporters that the stories of German atrocities in Belgium had not been exaggerated, andl she herself had personally investigated a number, with the result that she found that half had not been told. It was a war, she said, ruthless beyond description, and the Germans, so far from trying to conceal their malpractices, openly defended them on the ground that the life of a P'russian soldier in the present crisis was worth more than that of any civ-ilian, no matter whant age or sex. Mrs. Clews said there is a chance of people misunderstanding the alleged friendliness to Americans shown by the Germans. She said that she and others were openly insulted in the streets of Munich many a time. "It is not because the Germans love us so that they foregather at the railway stations and cry 'Hochi IIoch!' when a trainload of American refugees passes ...
WHAT THE ENGLISH CENSOR PASSED. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
WHAT THE ENGLISH CENSOR PASSED. The "'Vorwarts," quotes a pri-ato letter received from a fireman of the Mhainz, who was .wounded in the naval battle near Heligoland, and is now a prisoner of war at Chatham. The letter is brief and bears the stamp of censor ship of the Assistant Provost lMarshal of Thaumes and Medway Defences: It says, among other things: "The reception and the treatment here is very good. The most vivid im agination is child's play in comparison with what we experienced on August 28th. My address: Prisoner of War (follow details). Rail and victory to the German armsl! Yours - The "Vorwnarts"' observes:- "The letter happily shows that the prisoners of war in English hands suffer no want. S. . The most remarkable thing, how ever, is that the English censor has passed the words. 'Hail and victory to the German arms.' The broadminded iess reflects all honour on the British authorities, and is calculated to streng then our confidence that, on the whole, the.prisoners in ...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XXXVI. UNDER A MASK. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
- THE - MASTER PASSION. (By Lillion Ellerton). CHAPTER XXXVI. UNDER A MASK. Duval did not return home till the small hours, so went to bed without having seen his wife the whole day long. The next morning, as she did not appear, he sent for her, after waiting till after twelve to see if she would come without. Louis came back to say that mnadamle had gone out, and at the same timne laidi a letter on the table. "W\hat is that?"' eyeing it with a frown. "A note from M. Ic MIarquis; it ar rived just now." "Tell madame that 1 want to see her directly she comes in." Dural went on painting, but his heart was not in his work, and he could not get the lace on HIilda's dress to go to his satisfaction. After making several abortive efforts he light ed his chibouque, and throw himself full length on the sofa. He was an noyed at having had to part with the Iphigenia; but four thousand pounds was not a sum to be repccted, and Salo mons was a harmless little man, in whose possession it would soon...
WITH THE AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS. INTERESTING NOTES FROM EGYPT. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
WITH THE AUSTRALIAN *SOLDIERS. - +-- --- - IN.TERESTING NOTES F10OM , EGYI'T. The following Icttl.er fronm lIalph _G'oodo, of Lilydale, will 'be ,read with interest, by his many friends: No. 2 Field Ambulanuce, 1st Australian Division, I Mona, Cairo, Egypt. As you seo by the above address I am in camp, not where I expected to be, but in the army orders areo al ter?cd 'every lday, anad by thie look of tlhings we shall ha here for a good while, as they are doing everything for a Ipermanentl coamp, burildarg nmsa 'ooms and putting down tn electrio ltra~mn, which will run right. througil tihe camp. 1-Iowever, more of this later on. I hadl a grauid trip, but tiri nrot sorry to be ofl the boat. We were oe board eight weeks, all but a day-a long time. IHow it Mviass tihait we were so long on the trip \\r.s olt accouIlt of being anchored at 'Port, Said anid AlexaniIdra wliting for a l:crth at tie quay. I had two lots of leave granted at Alexandra, ritd I cast tell you I've seen sights thait...
ELECTRIC LIGHT FOR LILYDALE. REPORT TO BE OBTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
ELECTRIC LIGHT FOR LILYDALE. * oa. ther eipi - xtl ita! uiter of proyitling electric lilght for I.j,ly etale wai made at. the meeting of the Lilydle Slhiro Council on lon- dy. At, t.he previous meeting the council ,decided to call for ;aIllli catious from clectrical engineers to pubmit. a reporlt on the schemle, and on Monlday niinoe* applications were receicved, in all cases from engin eers of wide and, varied experience. After :a exhalnustive ballot, the u.p plicatiour of Mr Valentine ,. .row. dy, wad eccefted, and Ithli ?CEidlt .ivll bd proceeded withl at once. M"r "rowlc.y is in charge of tle dccetrio hcehnmo 'i.tb liiigwooid ,urd ,rdoqs, aind has givei ever'y sat 'frctinil. kie agscn prepared a sin air ?~port ,eueitly for the 1)o0 ?;,ter couacil, . '
MADAME LENA CONLY AT LILYDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Ringwood and Croydon Chronicle — 29 January 1915
MADAME LENA CONLY AT LILYDALE. 31Madmc Lena Conly, the bril liuant soprauo, whose visit tb Lily dc.le some three or four years ago will bIe Ileasurablyl recalled by her delighted hIcarers, will reappear at the Athlclmncii on \\cWednesday next., ,rd ebrluiry, wheii wilth her full comp1?iUa , a iiagigniliceit progranmine may be conulidcentl ly looked forward to. Maimne will render iumy of her choicest vocal gems. anld will bo axssisxted iv, a. mInut piowcrfu gralaxy of Lt Le;it. including 3iJrAn drew cltts. the new Jic Lnglish teniior vhcse gl,'rmiou.- voice is sure to wil hiixi iniiiedia.te favor; I'1r Cereival Wilmot. ttle pcopular basso; Ih Wal ter aikeri .\.It.A. 1. (I oltdon), the worid famed Iirpist. who was the iavorite inslrumn utliist of the latec cQucii - Victoria; thie (.'onily Quar teltc. in lIcauitiful iuniccomlaniiec ocl Ix glishi. irish, and Scotchi part sngs: :uxi the great fun l iaker andi hiumiiirouis sketch artist, 31r Will Elder, whi, is shiply nii i ntertaixn ieni...