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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
PHIENIX ASSURANGE GO. LTD. ESTD. 1782. WORKEBS' COMPENSATION. FIRE. ACCIDENT. SOSSES PAID EXCEED £9Ooo,0oO. Lomse by SUiH FIRES and by LIQMTNINN S are made good by this Company. AGENTS WANTED. w Vom, 461 ro 471 BOURKE ST., OiaoC: MsELBOURNE. DALCETY & CO. LTD., ACENTS. Rxpor~3Lot T r1rtCyS 10,000 WANTED. Heavy Birds, 7d. per lb. live weight. Old Fowls, top market price. Send for Price List B. No Cartage or Com mission charged. DAVID HYLAND & SONS, Exporters, Sennitt's Freezing Works, MELBOURNE. BENDIGO. She: What is the correct translation of the motto of that lovely ring you gave me? He: Faithful to the last. She: The last! How horrid. And you've alwanys told me before that I was the very first. PITT'S POISONED WHEAT. For destroying Rats, Mice. Sparrows and Parrots, etc. It Is the only certain and genuine preparation. Refuse all Imitations. In 6d. (large 1/-) yellow packets; 2/6 Farmers' Tins. Wife: John. you have a very an noying habit of saying "\'What's that?" wh...
VICTORIA'S NEW SPORTING PAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
VICTORI'S NEW\V SPORTING PA PER. " The Winner " is to be the title of the new 16 pago woeekly sp:orting paper, which is to be i'ared on July 29 front the ,ttic. of " Tie Rerall " and " The CWYI tI. olr , ~oxtrg, conretrg, wrestling, football and cricket (in sea son). boating, rowing, motoring, cy. clita, golf, ht wva gun and rith, polo, qut to, cr lqutt, lihing, billiards, gene rail athelic, an t Iho sta.e, are some of the subjcts with which the nec cen ture will appeal to the public. In ad dition to large tumbers of illustrations, cor'e.p3ondents have been secured for thle recording of thle chief it2ma of sporting interest in Euarup. Asia, Africa, and America. " The Winner" will be sold for one penny.
TANNING SKINS AND HIDES. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
TANNING SKINS AND HIDES. The following Is all approved meth. o0l: Soak the skin or hide two or three days in water, then put in lime; take out lanld remlove tile hair by rubbing, and soak it in clear water until the lime is entirely out. l'ut 1lb. of alum to 31b. of salt; dissolve in a vessel sulliciently large to hold the hide; soak the hide in it for three or four ldays, then take it out, let it got half dry, and then beat or rub it until it beconmes pliable. Leather prepared inll this way will not do well for shoes, but answers for hame straps, back bands, and various other purposes on the farmn. Tile following is an ac count of the "lightning" method of tanning skins: Pour five 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 thle mix ture (when no more than luke-warm) add an ounce of sulphuric acid. Im nl...
A GANG OF HOUSE-BREAKERS SAFE BLOWN OPEN. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
AGANO OF HIOUSl-irBitEXKERS SAFE BLOWN OPEN. On Thursday night last or earnly on Friday morniDng a gang of burgl.rs en tered the olflice of Mcesrs Kingsbury Bros. timber and iron merchants at the coroer of Lonsdale and Foster treelCs, ijandenong. An entry was effocted by broakiuc "re top pane of a wilndow in the oltice which is at the rear of tlb shop anid the visit was for money as a large iron safe was blown open by some strong -explosive. The safe cntainred only the books of the tliru but no moneyo . A small safe whichl was not locked was. ramsnacked but there was nothing ins it. The woodeu cash till was opened, but there was nut ainy money in it A sttanmp box containing 1os worth of Id stamps andl about 4. in silver was on a. shelf above the till, hut the thief or thieves missed this little pickling, which would have gono to pay for thie timno and later expended in the fui:ilo outrage. Mr A Kin(gsbury and Mr C. LBrown' thIe manager of thie tirmber yards, woro workirg in tho ofli...
HIS EXPLANATION. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
HIS EXPLANATION. A retired army officer tells a good story of a jobbing gardener, who, whatever his faults, apparently lacks nothing in the way of aptitude for making excuses. "I'd had considerable trouble with my rough hands in the garden," says the army man, "but when this honest eyed specimen applied for the job of well-digging about ten rods of ground, I was taken by his appearance, and told himnfo conme in the morning. "'Now I want you to take your time and dig it thoroughly, not merely scratch the surface,' I said. 'Never mind how long it takes, dig deeply.' And whilst I was standing by he car rled out my instructions admirably. "I left him at it quite certain that I would know if my orders were car ried out, for about six inches deep in the middle of the plot I had buried half a dozen clinkers each the size of a brick. "When I returned he was past the spot, but there was no sign of the clinkers lying about. "'Lend me your spade a minute,' I said, and straightway vnearthed the...
"THE ARCADIANS." [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
''" THLE ARCADIANS." This evening (Thursday) "The Ar c?adians " will hold their filth dance of the season, and there will be special musio from the metropoliP, with some new dances introduced. Quite a num ber of people are coming from metro politan area, and there should be an en joyablo dance extending from 8 p.m. to 2 p.m., with an hour interval for a milk coffee supper at midnight. The annual ball this season will take the form of a plain and iancy dress hal masque, (the same as previous years), the masques being removed at 12 o'clock, just be fore stpper. Yaluable prizes will be offered for fancy sets, ladies' and gent's characters, and other prizes.
FOR THE FARMER. BRANDING CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
FOR THE FARMER. d BRANDING CATTLE. The great waste of money entailed by our present methods of branding cattle is a subject which periodically crops up in the newspapers and lea tiher trade journals. It never appears, however, to get past this stage, for the same injurious method of apply ing hot irons to the best part of an animal's hide still continues. In tils connection it is pointed out by fthe English Farmers' FIederation that the lifference In price of leather, were it not branded, is probably 3d. to 4d. per pound. Then, again, raw hides, if not branded, would fetch ld. per pound more, and(, as these hIides weigh from 60 lb. to 80 lb. the difference inl value is very appreciable. The Federa tion advocates eitlher an alterationll of the method of branding, or that the anlmals be branlded with smaller brands, on ttlhe cheeks, ears, or lankhs --not on tile rump or tile back, as is at present nearly always done. They consider that this would be equally distinguishable, and would ...
BETTING TRANSACTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
BETTING TIRANSACTIONS. Frederick Carpenter. an cx-jeckey, was c arged at the Bunyip Court last we.k wiLth having kept a common caming house at Garlidl.f The prosecution was the outcome of failures on the part of Carpenter to pay a fine of L15 104 6:i, inflicted on him by the same court last January. On that oneseion hepleaded guilty, and he was allowel his liberty on condition that he paid the L15 10s id costs which the Crown hadr incurret in securing the conviction. From time to timeur Carpenter was granted grace in order to find the money, and in the meantime he removed to NarNar-Goon. Superintendoent Fowler, who c'nducted the prosecution to-lay, learnt that Carpenter was continuing his betting transactions at that place. The State At torney-General had been asked in the me so lime to remit Carpenter's fine, and the poaice made further inquitriee, with the result that a fresh charge was laid. Joseph Blake, a private detective, gsve evidence that virions beta had been made, and Con...
MAIZE FOR COLOR. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
MAIZE FOR COLOR. There are so-called egg foods ga lore, but he real thing is a proper pro portion of maize green food and lean I ment. Too often the high-priced win- I fair with cuorlt's ,jml. flabiby atf white. This results from feeding without a sufficiency of green food and hard grain, especially maize. 'Fresh green feed and maize will pro duce the egg with rich, golden yolk and firm white standing up aroundl it -a thing of beauty oni the breakfast table andi a joy to the breakfaster. An abundar.ce of egg-making food fed to the pullets in an appetlsing and di gestible form so that large quantities may be eaten and assimilated is ne cessary to prolific egg ;:roduction at any season, but particularly in whi ter. Succulent green food is especi ally essential for this purpose, being in fact one of the thinigs that belong to the springtime with its flush of egg production.
VICTORIANS IN QUEENSLAND [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
VICTORIANS IN QUEENSLAND Of recent years a number of Victorian far tler have ".sold out" tin Victoria, and tak:ni up larger tracta of laud in Nlw S.uth Wales or QueenlannI. In the Dlby district, out about about 250 miles from Brisbane, Vic toriins have boon freely drawon, and there is q:ito a colony of tebcm out 40, 00, 80 and I0O miles from the enrmall town of D.lby. which ':s rapidly growingu . Mr loaatlety, of jim fame, took up 20,000 acres ovir thrce yesrs agu, while oth'r VictorisLn hiv, tak,,n up areas of 5000, 10,000 and 20,00JO acres. The lhud costs 15s per acre, andu you are al. lowed 15 years in which to pay. You are supposed to wire net thaland, thb nettine beiug supplied by tbohe Govoernmeontr, and you are alloswed 15 years to retire tihe debt. It is ald .he land can bJ cklared for 13s an acre. A reporter from tim Dalby " Leader " was recently out amongst the settlers, and one of the homes visited was that of Mhosrar Mlhebell Broc., late of Dandeoong and Laone Lang, and ...
MORNINGTON FARMERS' SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
MORNINGTON FAR1MERS' SOCIET Y. ITh 57th annual geueral meeting of the ahbov society will bho hbold at the Iirdoer i1..,s Ilewlek, to day (rhursolay) at 2 y.m, | viii bo prosente'd by tho secrcttry, ir A\. IF, Thomas, na ollows .-o Thei annual hbow wars hnilI ill November last and was a success. The-o was a record atrt nlance, tih gote takil!g atnountint to £50 124. T'hero was a slight fallisui oit in dlonati', s, subaciptioons an entry f e, bilt uotwithstanding this foct we are pleaicsd to report a pIrofit of about £15 for the year. All expiOose inll conection with the show IIve been pail, inuceiuling the setr tTry's -,laty to June 3), n tlld totttl initebtetdoess of the society at date of balanuce, incloding £I Its for outsantlinn chbiue, was £17 7: 8s, s sgainst £32 Si Ii l last year, mad, up as follows :-- D. ibalanrce o £ 0 b d, outstand ion chques LI 17s GI, shown as liabilities L29 l1o. Te mee iage o f committee have been held during tihe yeatr and hove been well attended. The...
KOOWEERUP POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
KOOWEERUP POTATOES. "An Expeuienced Produces " writes to the "Arus" an follows:-" Fair Dlealig" i hit the nail on the head. The producer and the consumer are botu at the mercy of the middleumn. Farm produce.', meat, voeo t 0,ks. .e., cre all sent to mark't, and the marll producer, whose rargiu will not allow of his rtteudiug thu sale, hal to triuot to the Ioilucty o? the Igcnt.s, wnbout rany ic ek or citca re . tihc l.uchr?~l.eu n t a il, Otbere br., to trk frie:.ls to attend the eale, Ac. If o;: "Icr occciucc would icupreco uaop the Uh$clae A.,gicultural ?oplartmUeut that the lecret Comlllairsiou Act is a farce, lgnrad by bothll agents and buyers, and agitate for the licensing and regi-tration of evry cuommin. slon agcut dcalian withl cattle, I)rodeCuc, &. cad for fa erstiicaier of sale, with all particu Iag, to lake the form of a sworn declaratiol, ilhe I rducer wouuld e0 plrolcltel, rud :he coneuller would not hicvu to pI'y for ipecc Iativa ffIttrs and ucrket-rigging by a...
FERN TREE GULLY. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
FERN TREE GULLY. At the Fern Tiee Gully Schools' Conference, at which delegates from Bayswater, The lnasin, Belgrave, Fern Tree bully. Menzies' COeek. Mo1,bulk, O.inda nud Seortsby were represented, the principal business was the qnuestion of estabiirsing a higher elemeutaiv selhol in tlie di-t ict. The wha!te of the distrit is to be canvaissed, atrid d dresses given. with tihe view of collect in £~500 towyards the cost. ,I is Iucent o tie shire, portited clu depar. ment will give £1 for £1.
CLAYTON CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
CLAYTON CRICKET CLUB. A most interesting performance of the dramatic piece, 'Caste," was given by tihe Dingley Dell Amateur Company in the Tennis Hall on Wednesday evening last, in aid of the funds of the oabovo club. During an interval the president of the Club, Mir G. Duredin, presoented the winners with trophies dounated by himself and Mr H. E. Russell. Mr D. Scott secured two, one each for the highest individval score and the beet bowling average. H. Upton obtained the best battiog aver uge and A. L'ngmuir the fielding. Medals for best batting and bowling averages in Iho Club XI were won bh J. Brownfiold and G. Dixon respec tively.
KOOWEERUP. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
IO OWEE!RU P. The late heavy rain has caured por tion of the Koowocrop Swamp to be come flooded to a depth of up to 3fi., and, as heavy showers were falling on Wednesday night of last week. there is a prospect of the flood equalling that of three years ago. On Wednesday morning tihe main canal over flowed it, banks at Corn Lynn, but thle flood is at its worst at Mlodella and Yallock, this being caused chitfly through over flow wateri from King Parrot Creek and the Lang Lang Rive-, and the in adequacy of thie d.ains to carry it away. Had the flood occurred daring the potato season damage to the extent of thiousands of pounds would Ihare re srnltil. U'p to the present few losses of stck have been repro ted ibut several farmners have removed stock to higher ground in anticipation of a heavy voi~nme cf water corning down tie Tar.go and B3nnyip ,ivers. Several farms have been flodrl at FIle Mile and Koo weerup. Thie lInyip shrnr ground and a:l olther low-lying land is covered with water....
NARRE WARREN NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 23 July 1914
NARIIE: WARRIEN NORI'H. I amn pleased to be able to announce that thle granld ball arranged by the M isses Alice and Jane Asling and Misus 1v BailleJy, in aid of the Women'sa Hospital, resuled in a profit of £14-, which has been handed to the hospital auihoritieis. Thc resnlt of the social, which was latronised by anl the sur r~ounding di-t icts, relets mniost credit. ibly oin hlie young ladies who took soch an ac.ive ?'~ t in Ihe inaugeration of tlhe festive dirce,, ahihl was thoroughly **! -r .2' '., .0I It is sugtgested that the amont be retained until notl;er oentertainment is givro to hli~ng the amount up to £20O wlhich wil e.rry a life Governorsluhip of the Ilospi:al, and that the lady on whom the honor is bestowed remain Single end reside in 'narre Warren for the next 10 years. W e have lad "snuow upon the tnona tains " but no " ilver in the mines" of il?, the wealthecr being altogethlier against us, and getting up in the mnorning befoo?e daybreak is a " pe;rishable " act, bu...