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District News. ROKEWOOS. LETTER OF CONDOLENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
OisuiGi news. BOKEWOOII. LETTER OF CONDOLENCE. ■The following letter has ueen re •Tceived by Mi' J. M. Routson, secre tary of the Rokewood Roman Cath &lt;3ic Catholic Church, from the Rev. W. E. Pugh. vicar of Cbrist Chnrch. Hokewood :—"May I be allowed (o expires my personal sorrow, anil also or behalf of the Chnrch of England people, (he prcfound regret -which we share wish the Roman ■Catholics of this district in the great loss your chnrch has sustained by ihe death of the lieverend Father Xyons, after a comparatively brief .illness. Lilile did I ihink as we •walked together, he and I, one even ing a few weeks since, that so soon 'we should see his face no more.' The unexpected intelligence of his death, and the remembrance that Ave had been friends, prompted me -to speak of him at the conclusion of our service on Sunday last. The rcfereuce was brief; but, after «hurch. Mr G. H. Stanbrook in formed me that the Chnrch of Eng land people were unanimous in Uieir desire for i...
Tired Of It. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
Tired Of It. I "Mr. Smithers," said his wife, "if I remember rightly, you have often said that you dislike to see a woman con stantly getting herself into print?" "I do," said Smithers positively. "You consider it unwomanly'and in delicate, I believe?" "Very." "And you don't see how any man could allow his wife to do anything of the kind?" "Yes, I think so." "Well, Mr. Smithers, in view of all the facts In the case, I feel justified in asking you for a new silk dress." "A new Bilk dress?" "Yes; for the last eight years 1 nave had nothing better than four penny print, and I want something better. I'm tired of getting into print." Drugs often Injure the lining mem brane of the stomach, so that food is not assimilated, appetite Is lessened, and there Is wasting of the body. It is always dangerous to drug one's self in order to reduce flesh, as a stout person has often a fatty heart, which is susceptible to depression from the ictlan of druza
BALLARAT POULTRY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
13 ALLAH VT POULTIiV MARKET. T. J. I-awless and Co. report:—A smalt supply penm.il, and prices firm for prima lots. Turkeys: Prime gobblers and liens made SJd per lb. medium from Gd to 7i«l Prime roosters to 6/, medium 3/0 to -i/G pc^ pair; best lions to 5/. medium 2,R tu inferior lower; forward pullote 3/6 to $/„ small lota from 21 per pair; prime &lt;1: 4/6, Runners 3/6; gefiee, 5/.
TANNING SKINS AND HIDES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
TANNING SKINS AND HIDES. The., following is an approved meth od: Soak the skin or hide two or three days in water, then put in lime; take out and remove the hair by rubbing, and soak it iu clear water until the lime is entirely out. l'ut lib. of alum to 31b. of salt; dissolve in a vessel sufficiently large to hold the hide; soak the hide iu it for three or four days, then take it out, let it get half dry, and then beat or rub it until it becomes pliable. Leather prepared iu this way will not do well for shoes, but answers for hame straps, back hands, and various other purposes on tho farm. The following is an ac count of the "lightning" method of tanning skins: Pour live or six quarts of boiling water over two quarts of bran, and then strain the infusion. Make an equal quantity of salt water by adding to blood-water as much as will dissolve. Mix the bran and salt water, and to each gallon of the mix ture (when no more than luke-warm) add an ounce of sulphuric acid, im merse the skin...
MAIZE FOR COLOR. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
MAIZE FOR COLOR. There are go-called egg foods ga lore, but he real thing is a proper pro portion of maize green food and lean meat. Too often the high-priced win ter egg proves but a pale, flabby af fair with colorless yolk and watery white. This results from feeding without a sufficiency of green food and hard grain, especially maize^ Fresh green feed and maize will pro duce tho egg with rich, golden yolk and firm white standing up around it —a thing of beauty on the breakfast table and a joy to the breakfaster. An abundance of egg-making food fed to the pullets in an appetising and di gestible form so that large quantities may be eaten and assimilated is ne cessary to prolific egg production at any season, but particularly in win ter. Succulent green food is especi ally essential for this purpose, being in fact one of the things that belong to the springtime with its flush of egg production.
Pitfield Banner. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING. [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 1914. NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
mm, t'ul'.MSHISD EVEliN JATCHUAt MORNING [Registered at th* GeueraJ PoHt Office Melbourne, for rrumunistiioii hy pastas a Newspaper.! Saturday, august 8, 1914. NOTES. Mr D. C. M'Gratb, the Ball-irat Federal Labor candidate, addresses the electors at Italian Gully, Staf fordshire R-jef, and Barring* on Wednesday next, Mr F. R. Coldhain, the Liberal candidate for the'. Bidlarat Federal seat, speaks at Berriuj'a on Friday, 21st inst. Leighshire Council meets on Wednesday next. J. C. Blakely is a candidate for the East Riding vacancy Gren villeshire. I. and J. RoSf'a annual clearing sale is now on. The attention of intending muni cipal candidates is drawn to notifica tions elsewhere. the c >mmon. A pablic meeting is announced to be iiciii on Tu'-'i liiy evening next for tile purpow of nominating raa.i agers of the B-rriiiga township, common. A large attendance is re quested. I.O.O.F. The Berringa lodge mvt on Thurs day evening; N.Gr. Bro. W, Wallace in the chair. Arrangements were ma...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
Business Notices. I he Best Place FOR BRIDAL PORTRAITS ENLARGEMENTS. Our Enlargements aro as beatiful os the rest of our work. We will make enlargements from any photo graphs—no matter how old or faded —and guarantee satisfaction. Write us to-day, Size of Size of Enlargement. Mount. Price. 12 x 13 20 x 16 25/ 23 x 17 15 x 12 30/ The class of Clients that we have is indicative of the quality of our work. When Brides from every part of Aus tralia sit to us for their Bridal Portraits it is safe to assume that our work ap: peals to them, therefore, the Bride who desires a lifetime of satisfaction from her Bridal Portrait should make an ap pointment with us without delny. Two Positions Taken. Two Proofs Submitted. Studio and Dressing Rooms Heated During Winter. OPEN SATURDAY AFTERNOON. RICHARDS & CO. World-Famed PHOTOGRAPHERS STURT STREET, BALLABAT. •T. C. DEARDEN, Proprietor. Evye=ssgHt Tested . . Pree. . . GLASSES FbI/wTos. G. MARKS & GO, Watchmakers, Jewellers, and Opt...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
1JALL.\1!AT WHOLESALE DAIRY 1'liODUCE MAIMCET. Thursday. T. J. Lawless and Co. (late JI'Gregor Bros.) report: — Butter: Primo factory piints, ,l,i; lump, 1/1 to 1/1J; dairy, 10(1; jejuni tor, lid to 1,'. Eygs, 1/. Bacon: Sides, lOd to lid; middles, 1/: Lam, If. Lard, Sid. Honey, 31&lt;1 to 3}d. Cheese,, > 8!d to Oil. Phillips and Chamberlain report: — Butter:. Prime factory prints, 1/2; In in p. 1/1 to 1.1J; tepaiator, lid to 1/; &lt;ii.iry. fid. E;?gs, 1/. Bacon: Sides, lid; riid 7J(1. Cheese, S!d. Onions: Brown Span.— isii, Jc'jlOJ. Potatoes, *£5 to JC3/10/.
BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
BALL Alt AT WHOLESALE FKODUCK MARKET. Wheat, 1;G to 1/9 for prime milling, Oats: Fair feed, 2,8. tea*, 5,6. Bar ley: Prune, 3/3 to 3.-6; fiiir to good*. 2/9 to 3/; Cnpe, 2/9 to 3/. I'lour, Xl&* Bran, tC.')/; l'ollnrtl. J.'C/lj/. Potatoes,. U (u tG l'J/. Hay: lie^t chatting, iu .5:3") ; iiiang'or, .fc3,">, to -£3,'7 0; straw, 20/ to' I).','.
Commercial. BALLARAT HORSE MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
commercial. :o: BALLARAT HORSE MARKET. Friday. Coles and Pullura report:—Wo yarded and offered at auction for the week 21 horses, 68 cattle, and 430 pigs- Hoisos: Supplies were very light, and comprised useful heavy and medium draughts, all of an aged class, ordinary harness and saddle sorts. There is a firm demand for all good classes of young broken-in " draught stock, and prices are a shade better than late low rates. To effect sales of unbroken stock, particularly 2 year-olds, low prices have to be accept ed. Ordinary harness and saddle horses are meeting with fair prices. Coglilan, Boase and Co. report:—We offered at auction at our yards this week 107 horses, 110 cattle, 267 pigs, 91 sheep. Horses: A heavy yarding came forward for to-day's market, viz., 107 head, and was the best yarding that has been offer ed locally for somo weeks. The yarding consisted of a few. extra heavy draught geldings, a number of superior Clydes dale mares, medium and light draughts, active delivery a...
DON'TS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
DON'TS." Don't use the eyes when they are tired or weak from illness. Don't face the light when reading or sewing. Don't neglect to bathe the eyes before retiring, so as to remove any dust that may have gathered on the lids during the day. Don't allow a cold, raw wind to strike the eyes. Don't try to get a cinder out of the eye by rubbing the injured orb; rub the other eye. Doi\'t sleep too much or too little; too much sleep weakens the eyes, too litle fa tigues them. Don't wear your hair always in the same style; a change of method is beneficial to the hair, and to let it fall losely about the shoulders is an excellent plan at times. Don't follow fashion blindly in re gard to coiffure if you would have ar tistic proportions and bring out the best expressions of the face. Don't part the hair in the middle if you are xound-faced and chubby; this only emphasises the disc-like appearance. Don't get into the habit (quite an easy one to fall into) of frowning. It causes the face to becom...
LATEST IN FRUIT CULTURE SPRAYING FERTILISER ON BLOSSOMS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
LATEST IN FRUIT CULTURE SPRAYING FERTILISE!! ON BLOSSOMS. The Victorian "Journal of Agricul ture," quoting from "Fertilisers," says:— "Spraying with nitrtito of soda—applying fertiliser to the blossoms—is tho latest in novation in Culifornian horticulture, anil, according to the reports of farmers ami experts, the success has been phenomenal. Recent experiments in the Pajaia Valley with apple trees has produced wonderful results. "One instance (soys a local paper) was on the orchard of 0. D. Stoesser. In an impoverished orchard seven trees in the centre were sprayed, the others left 1111 sprayed. When fruit time came the seven sprayed trees were heavily laden, while all the other trees m the orchard wore almost barren. Telling of having visited the orchard on a trip of inspection with several expert*, a resident, of \Vat ponville said: 'The crop on the Bellflowcr trees in the orchard was extremely light. Down near the middle seven trees in one row were pointed out, every one loaded ...
BALLARAT PIG MARKET. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
BALLAHAT PIG IIAKKET. Wednesday. I CoI&lt;?s and Pullum report:—A very good supply forward, comprising a first-class yarding of baconers, a .small number of porkers, and a good lot of stores and ■small pigs. We penned 422, of which 328 could be classed as fat's. Baconers: There was the usual attendance of buyers, and a very been demand, aud last week V high est prices were®fwell maintained. At times the market was a shade firmer, es pecially towards the close. The yarding ' to-day was very (jood, both as regards numbers and quality, but nothing very heavy was forward, with the exception of a few odd pigs. The top price of the market was .£4/17/. made for Mr .T. Mal lett and'JIl' .T. Nicholson; .£4/18/6 for od&lt;l pigs of Mr H. Bennett's; Mr C. Shea-.'7, at jE4/16;G; J. Barker, 3, at J!4/16;G; Mis M'Cuy, 2, at .1M/16/G; a large' number XI 10/ to .£1/16/; good pens. .£1 to XH't; others from .£3,'5/ to .£3/10/. Choppers: Supplies were on the light side, and in cluded t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
Merwiis Breakdown Mr. P. R. MILES, a well-known Interstate Traveller, REPRESENTING ONE OF THE LARGEST COMMERCIAL FIRMS IN AUSTRALASIA, WRITES A REMARKABLE LETTER TO CLEMENTS TONIC LTD.. IN WHICH HE DRAWS THE PUBLIC ATTENTION TO HIS WONDERFUL RECOVERY TO HEALTH AFTER ALL MEDI CINES FAILED HIM. MR. MILES EMPHATICALLY DECLARES HE CONSIDERS THIS TONIC THE GREATEST IN THE WORLD, BECAUSE HE KNOWS WHAT IT DID FOR HIM AND FOR HIS SYDNEY FRIEND WHO ADVISED HIM TO TAKE IT. AND WHOM IT CUR: D OF RHEUMATISM AFTER HE HAD BEEN CON SIDERED INCURABLE. READ THIS LETTER-IT IS GOOD READING FOR THOSE WHO DESIRE TO REGAIN HEALTH. Commercial Travellers* Club, Moore St., Sydney, 3/4/13. TONIC LTD., " For years I suffered from CHRONIC INDIGESTION and DEBILITY. ?p(?_ zj my profession is one involving very strenuous duties in the interests of one &lt;>} the largest international firms represented in Australia, at times 1 found it very JuTiruh, an acco nt of ill-health, to perform those duties, sat...
BALLARAT STORE AND DAIRY CATTLE MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
BAI.LARAT STOEE AND DAIRY CATTLE MARKET. Friday. Coles and Nullum report:—A small number forward, comprising young cattle, store, beefy. an&lt;l fat cows, and a few or dinary bulls. Springers: There, is a etiong demand for superior cows close to calving, and high prices are being realis ed; others, including heifers, have not the same attention: best, to JtG. Milk ers.- A fchort supply forward, comprising useful cows and heifers. Good cows are very seaice, and splendid price's are being made: those forward met with a very firm demand, s?liing up to .£'7/2/6. Store cattle: There was a brisk sale, and prices were firm for all classes, cows of all de scriptions making very satisfactory prices, a few fats making up lo .£8; beefy cows. .£-1 In .£-1/17/6: good store cows, .£3 to £3 13/; others, .£2 to .£2/15/. Steers are still having gt>od attention, and a few two yei>r-n!ds made .£1 10/. younger sorts .£2 10/; dairy heifers in goo&lt;l order sold up to .£3,3/ for tw...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
.Mining Notices. William's Fancy G.M. Company, Herriuga, No-Liability. A DIVIDEND (No. 54) of sixpence per share, with a bonus of sixnence per Bliare, has this day been Declared and will be payable at the office of the company, Lydiard street, Ballarat, on' Wednesday, the 19th day of August, 1914. Transfer books close at 12 30 o'clock p.m. on Saturday, thin 15th August. S. STRETCH, Manager. Ballarat, 31st July, 1914. Birthday tunnel company NO LIABILITY", Berringa. A TALL, No. 15, of sixpence per SHARK, has been made on the capital of the Ccnipan.%. r,nd will be due and payable to the Manager, at the office of the Company, on Wednesday, 12th August, 1914. W. M. ACHESON. Manager. 38 Lydiatd street south, Balhirat. Amusements. GRAND CONCERT To-night, in O'Farrell's Hall, by Ballarat Camp Firo Concert Comnany. Admisuion, Is Gd and Is. Rule 54, V.R.C. PIC-NIC RACE MEETING Will bo held at the Rokewood Racecourse SATURDAY, AUGUST 22nd, 1914, Under auspices of Rokewood and Corind liap Race...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
BALLAIJAT LITE. STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. Fat cattle: 137 cattle penned to day. principally good anil primu qualities. There was a good at tendance of buyers present, and compe tition "ivns keen for all classed, values being firm at fully late rates. Quota tions—Prime pens bullocks, JC15 to J617; &lt;vxlra weights, .£18 to .£19/7/6; good pens bullocks, .£1'2 to Jill; medium, i'10 to .£11: best cows, to £10/10/. -Averages: — Mr W. liox George, Ballar.it,' 18 bul locks, J31G/16/3; Mr J. I>. Currie, Lara, Lismore, 15 bullocks, ,'.£16/13/8: Mr J!. A. Affleck, Minjah, Ilawk-esdale, 10 bullocks, .£1t;3 G; Mr ,lno. Smith, Grnssdnjo Estate, Grassdale, 10 bullocks, .£13/12/3'; Messrs Lang Uros., Grassy Vale, Becae, 23 bul locks. .812/1-1/: Mr 'i'hofi. Longmiro. sen., Mi)oifx>kyIe, 9 heifers, .£8/15/. Sheep: 3581 penned for to-day's sale, a larger proportion than usual being good to ■prime quality, balance medium'torts, including a number of ewes. Competition was fairly brisk for q...
VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
VARIETIES. "Yes," said the young student, :houghtfully, "when I get interested in a subject I never stop until I have embraced It thoroughly." "That's nice," was the hesitating reply. "Do—do you think I'm an in teresting subject?" A well-known physician was invi ted out to the country lor some shoot ing, but, although he tried several times, he could not hit a single rab bit. "I'm very unlucky," he exclaimed. 'Tve killed nothing all day." "Never mind," said his host; "write the rabbits one of your prescriptions." "The fortune-teller said I should marry a blonde," said a good-loolung young fellow to an up-to-date girl. "Did she say how soon?" "Yes, in six months." "I can easily be a blonde by that time. Jack!" was the coy response. "Well, Mr. Greenhorn," commcnced the captain, with breezy jocularity, "what can you do for your keep?" "Anything," replied the new hand, modestly. "Can you steer the mainmast down the saloon stairs?" continued the sea faring Sydney Smith. The new hand pull...
FOILED BY FATE. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 8 August 1914
FOILED BY FATE. By H. J. Bickle. The girl smoothed out the crumpled piece of paper and stared at the words written there, words that seem ed as if inscribed by the hand of fate, deciding her future destiny. I "Prepare for a hasty journey, Ce cily; not a moment is to he lost; you i must leave this house secretly before | it is astir to-morrow morning. When all is quiet, come down to the study. "Vou will find me there waiting. Bring your pearls with you.—FATHER. She stared at the bold writing with a curious intentness. She could not understaid; yet, instinctively Cecily Wraygate realised that this was to be the end of the long, beautiful holi day her life had been since that won deriul morning, six months ago, when her handsome, still youthful, father had come to claim her from the school where she had lingered on, the eldest girl there. A. splendid time of travel had fol lowed, spent in the companionship of a man who knew the world inside out a brilliant man, whose fascinating ways m...
Local Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 15 August 1914
Local Lanfl Board. The following applications were dealt with on Thursday by Mr C. J. Joy, local Lands Officer :— Parish of Commeralghip—C. E. Cahill, 20 acres, adjoining' allots. F30, G30, and J30 ; recommended, subject to report from Mines De partment and approved survey. Parish of Smythesdale—Mary A. Harris, 20 acres, east and adjoining allot. N2, and south of allot. N5 ; recommended, snbject to report from Minea Department and ap proved survey. Thos, White, 20 3creB. in section 41), south of allot, D5 and north ant1 west of his free hold allot. ; recommended, subject to report from Mines Department and approved survey. Parish of Chepstowe—Wir. G. Martin, 3 acres, in sec. 15, at north east corner of allot. 24; recommend ed, subject to report from MineB Department.