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THE TWELFTH. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 2 February 1916

THE TWELFTH. "TheTwelfth! Why, what'* on the Twelfth ?" "Well, you are a mug not knew what i« on the 12th." " If it was the twelfth of Jul? bow I would know, but the 12tk of February* Oh, I know, it it Valentine's Day, isn't it ?" " Well, ao it i>. or nearenougk te the 14th to call it 10, but that ii net what Imean." " Well, what is the 12th thee,, smarty ?" "Why, the Picnic meeting of the Creasy turf club, aofty I" "But why do they eall it a Pic nic meeting ?" " Became when thai* are sof ties like you about, mate, the bookies have a 'pic(k)' and you ' euss'like old'Nic(k).'" • " Oh, I lay old chap, what 4* they mean by a Farmers'Medium. Draught Race? I know some farmers about here where a 'long an' would be mora acceptable than a ' medium.' " " You silly josser, that means a Medium Draught Horse Race, and by gosh it will be • fuany race that." " Yes, se it will. They tell me Tom Rayne is going to ride Mowat's Jack, while Tom John ' stone is training Fred Phillips' Nag prier to l...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BEEAC. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 2 February 1916

BEEAC. VfWB •« OtnumhH TheEutack picnic races were held at the Beeac racecourse on Saturday last. The function was not a great success owing tothe inclement weather, which was a pity, aa the profits are for the Colac hospital. The flnancial re sults are not yet kngwri.,. The. races resultedMaiden Hack. Race—Paarl 1, Chandos 2, Sock#* 3. Novelty Pony -Race—Lady Ethel 1, Haughty 2, Lena Lons dale 3. Eurack Handicap—^ Hippolvtus 1, Gnata 2, Lady Haut 3. Trot—Euchre 1, Alvie Sport 2. Diploma 3. Flying Stakes—Hippolytusl, Gnata 2, Paarl 3. Hack Race—Pealetie 1, Dusty Bill 2, Wordswold 8..,, Far mers' Race—Mark Twain 1, Slip* per 2, Sunbeam 3. • .' The Beeac patriotic committee have arrangements' in hand to hold a sports meeting and fete on March 4 for the benefit of the funds. > 1:1 Mr R. Little and MrBarton Butcher have enlisted for active service. The weather has been Very rough the last few days. 150 points of rain was registered. Mr F. Hanlan is to be enter tuned at a social by th...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SKIN GRAFTING. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 2 February 1916

SKIN GRAFTING. Through the death of Kiircho V. C'orfn in the Greenwich Hospital/,* U.S.A., from a hor„/rrhnge, a scries of.' iimiKiinl operations beiiitf watched by' medical liic.ii from many partH of the country w.'im brought tn an untimely on*! .just mi Mm cv« of success. .. •" T'or months surgeons hail boon en in ffniflin^' on to the flayed riffhf, hand of C'orto an ontiro now onvolopo of akin. The akin wan jerked completo ly off in an aceidont in tho Welford Hall Laboratories oil Septembor 27tli. The firut operation wan to cut a pocket of skin from Corto's abiloinon, and to that strip the hand was afllxcd. When tho.grnl'Lud skin wns pink and hoalthy, another pocket of skin was cut loose on tho abdomen of Diudrlch Dabmor, a friend, and, wliilo one end was still at tached to Dabtner, tho skin was grafted on to Corto'H hand, and tho hand flrnily llxed. For days tho friend had lain by Corto's wide, anil tho tinio for sovoring tho /lap of skin filially from his abdo men had almost be...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
GERMANY AND AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 2 February 1916

GtHMANY AND AMERICA. Dr Giorge Trumbull I,add, profets sor emeritus of luorul jihtlosopliy and metupuysies at Yale, and ono oj tho ioroiuost authorities on quuHiioiiH ul iccting international relations between countries, and on intricate governmen tal and political.probloHw of tho world's great i'oujws, in an liitoivioV witu the . iNow York Herald, told of tho Hmax iiiU icopo of . tho German propaganda and its dangers, not only to titer Gov ernniont of' tho United States,, but ; whorevbr it is being carricd. onr ilo declared thai this propaganda; is ,.'us liiiiicrupulous as it is widely spread. critmiecd tho government of tho United States for hesitating "and weakly attempting any. forjn of com promise which may seem to promise a way of lotting it out of .the prompt and bravo treatment of tho danger." | "Tho ignoranco and indifforenco of tho public in g'onoral," iiaid Professor litidd, "with respect to Urn nature and us tout of lliti Ger;nan propaganda which imti beon going on for 0...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 2 February 1916

When you want to becareful with water, elother, or skin use good Soap. Lover Bros are amongst theleadihgfsoap makers of the world, and their SoapB,;made in Australia, ar« here in your own town. Sunlight Soap, 3 ban for 1*. Castille Soap, perfumed with violets ) 3 bars Lever's pure whit« Skin Soap f for 1/2 Turkish bath soap ia cheaper, but wonderfully softtotha ' skin, 3s dozen There are cheaper Turkish bath soaps, but this it Latar a Lux, for washing woollens, 2d a packet Brooke's Monkey toap, that won't wash clothes, 5d double bar Gotdfinder, Velvet, Preaorvene, Nut Brown, also stacked N.B —Shop Closed Foundation Day, January 21st. Send Orders in early this wsek. \ TYLER'S ' WlaJi tba dwBller* on Ua Plains to know that It l» paeatVa to h« •anartly, taeteftally and eometly dressed withaat kariag to viiit either Ballarat or Melbourne. , The process is staple. Seed a Penny Postetftf It will bring per Return past (Mr apUndldly Ulu»trat«4 Cetahg. CkeesefW . 0Mtume3, Millinery, Hoiaery,...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THAT JARRED HER. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 2 February 1916

THAT JARRED HER. A young couplo on tlioir honoymoon Jiro dallying languidly with tlio grapes ■at dessert. SIio (nrchly): "And you don't find it tirosomo nil alono with mo? Yon tiro quto stiio you don't wnnt io (Jo brtok to your bachelor lifo again ?" llo (earnestly): "Quito, iny darling. Do you know, if you were to dio tfl night, I'd got married again to-juorro^ morning!"

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE TWELFTH. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 9 February 1916

THE TWELFTH. "0! I say, matey, there is something I wanted to ask you!" " Well, what is it ?" "What are the meanings of the two mottoes you mentioned to me the other day ?" "Oh! 'Semper Paratus' and ■* Pro Bono Publico ?' " "Yes." " What do you think they mean ?" "Well, I asked Chester, Ross, and others, ,but they couldn't ten me, but Fred Phillips said he thought' Semper Paratus' meant 4 I'm all parrot,' and the ^ other one had something to do with the ' Magnum Bonum pen.' " "Gee whiz! He is as much mixed up as one of his sausages, ' Semper Paratus' means ' Al ways ready,' and 'Pro Bono Publico ' means ' For the public good,' so therefore vou have the general opinion of Mac, ' always ready for the public good,' and if that does not just fit good old Mac, well, I don't know what '' And so say all of us. But, matey, have you heard of the ' Three Graces ?'" "Yes.. You mean 'Faith, Hope and Charity."' "I don't know about those three jokers, but I meant the other three blokes, who trunk...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Cressy Picnic Races. HANDICAPS. FLYING HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 9 February 1916

Cressy Picnic Races. HANDICAPS. PLYING* HANDICAP. St. lb. 13. Cashmore's Florrie Moore. .. .. 11 12 H. T. and H. A. Austin's Annaswood .. 11 10 W. Foy's Tailings .. .. 10 4 W. Adams' Pearlette .. 10 4 E. Cashmore's Ginger Loo 10 0 S. Pabst's Billy Winks ..10 0 L. Morrison's Gnata ..10 0 NOVELTY PONY RACE. J. C. Thompson's Lady Ethel 11 2 H. T. and H; A. Austin's Jimmy B 10 8 H. Beat's Haughty .. 9 18 E. Cashmore's Ginger Loo 9 10 S. Pabst's Billy Winks .. 9 10 C. Bown's K.G 9 7 P. O'Keefe's Conscription 9 7 LADIES' BRACELET. .J.C.Thompson'sHippolytus 12 4 H. T. and H. A. Austin's Petronelle .. ... 12 4 Mrs V. A. Turner's Duke of Monmouth .. .. 11 12 E. Cashmore's Florrie Moore 11 10 H. T. and H. A. Austin's Annaswood .. ..11 7 W. J. Turner's Nympie .. 11 6 W. Foy's Tailings .. .. 10 0 W. Adams' Pearlntte .. 10 0 ;S. Pabst's Billy Winks ..10 0 PICNIC CUP. .J.C.Thompson's Hippolytus 12 2 H. T. and H. A. Austin's Petronelle .. .,12 2 W. J. Turner's Nympie ..11 6 H T. and H. A. Austin's...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
RACING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 9 February 1916

RACING NOTES. A look at the entries for next Saturday's Picnic meeting un doubtedly show that we are to have a real good day provided the clerk of the weather will Bmile propitiously. Horses are coming from Colac, Inverleigh, Elaine, Derrinallumr Cororooke, Beeac, Eurack, Gee long and other great centres of fast horses. The names of several good performers figure prominently, so that all lovers of a good tussle may rest assured of interesting finishes. The special train to Colac in the evening should be a boon to racegoers from that centre, and all districts adjacent thereto. The course is being specially looked after this week, and a lot of work put therein, so that all horseowners and patrons of the turf can rely on every comfort being shown. Seating accommodation is being provided for the ladies should they desire to rest during the day. The officials are in great expec tations of- a large crowd, and as the first race Btarts punctually at two o'clock, all those intending to be pr...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE JOKELEER CONCERT COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 9 February 1916

THE <JOKELEER CONCERT COMPANY. This talented and veraatiie concert company from Ballarat are giving a concert in Creasy mechanics hall on race night, Saturday next, Feb. 12. They are highly spoken of by thoae who have seen and heard them, and the performance is described as bright, breezy,, unique, and original. They comprise some 8 or 9 performers, and their reper toire consists of magical titbits, up-to-date songs, dances,- speci alty artists, droll, humorous, and descriptive items, together with side-splitting interludes. The first part of the Jokeleer com pany's performance will consist of an ideal minstrel circle with minstrel songs, dances, jokes, interludes and humorous items. They also have with them illu sionists and conjurors of "a high class and bewildering character, and the great spectacular patri otic illusion entitled Australia, the Land of the Free, is described as marvellous. The lady dancers (Misses Remfreys) are at the top of the Terpsichorean ladder, a...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BEEAC. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 9 February 1916

— I BEEAC. From Our Oorr«tpondent A farewell social was given to Mr P. W. Hanlan on Thursday night by the 1.0. R. He was pre sented with an I.O.R.goldmedal, Mr Stephens, chief ruler, and several other officers spoke in eulogistic terms of Mr Hanlan and regretted his departure to Geelong. Mr Hanlan was also the recipient of a fountain pen from the Church of England choir, of which he was a mem ber. Charlie Gainger, son of Mr Henry Gainger, who has been an invalid for some years, died sud denly on Thursday evening last. His remains were laid to rest in the Beeac cemetery on Saturday last. Deceased was not quite. 12 years of age. He was of a bright disposition and a general favorite. Rev. C. Angwin "con ducted the services. Arrangements for the combined sports gathering and fete to be held on the 4th of March are well in'hand. Pleasant weather is now being experienced. .

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
OSTRICH FEATHERS [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 9 February 1916

OSTRICH FEATHERS If foathers havo bccomo dull anil dusty, liavQ a .tea-kottio fullof boil ing wntor, and slmko tho feather through tho escaping steam. , Then taltQ a silver fruit knife, and beginning with tho feathers near the quill, take a small hunch between tho, forefinger nnd: thumb, and draw tho knifo up thqin until, a close curl is formed. Continue this process up each side of tho feather, untA every littlo bunch of foathors is curled. Thon givo a vigorous shako, and tho feather is as good as now again, r . .

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ACROSS THE THIRST BELT. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 9 February 1916

ACROSS THE THIRST BELT. When oiio Imh .1 plentiful supply of water nhvays at hand, it is difficult to .imagine Hie anxiety of mortnln in the desert, when faced with tho fact that they have to rido on and on, and do not know whether they may havo to go tivo, or perhaps three or four, days Without water. - I csporioncod this feel ing of dread and uncertainty iu the Kalahari Desert (writes a correspon dent). With thoso who wero engaged iu tho campaign to conquer Gormany'a pos session in Gorman South-West' Africa, I crossed the " thirst bolt," a Btrotch of Bandy, waterless desert, from Bush mnnspits to Witdraai, a distance of about 112 miles. Tho Union troops wore composed to a groat extent of mon who were hardened in warfare. Yot that terrible otrugglo with naturo mado even tried campaigners winco. Tho Bufferings of tho raw recruits can, therefore, be moro oasily imagined than described. A glance at tho map of Africa will show that this vast wasto ground lies between tho Transvaal and ...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WERNETH. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 9 February 1916

WERNETH. From our Correspondent. A very enjoyable evening was spent in the Werneth State school jn Saturday evening las*;, when a representative gathering met to say farewell to Mr and Mrs J. Duthie and family. A rather late start was made, but a good finish. Mrs Lovell, of Cressy, acted as accompanist,and songs wore ren dered by Mrs Lovell, Misses Lawson and Hawes, alao Messrs Lovell, Robertson and Dans. Mr Stewart made a very good chair man, He gave Mr Robertson his Fling after each item on the pro gramme was rendered, and his " hurrah's " were very conspic uous. Mr Stewart, on behalf of the Werneth people, presented Mr and Mis Duthie with a hand some cuckoo clock. Short spee ches were given by Messrs L. L. Lovell (Cressy), and Dans, Gib son and Matthews. Mr Duthie suitably responded. The ladies provided an excellent supper,and Mr Lovell smiled largo when a young lady handed him some nice cream puffs. The gathering was concluded by singing the National Anthem and wishing Mr and Mr...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
AN IRONING BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 9 February 1916

. AN IRONING 110AIM). Those who cannot afford to buy a {intent ironing board may make olio that will answer every purpose. It should be about 20 inches wide,- that it ma. yljo used us n skirt and shirt board, of a convenient length, and pointed at one cud. Mako a hole in the pointed end, and {(cover the board with flannel sown iirjnly and smoothly ovor it. Cover again with cotton. An old blanket will answer for tho first, and a worn sheet for tho last covering. Tuko 'i pieco of lino sandpaper, to clean rough or rusty irons on, at one end. Tuck several thicknesses of coiuso cloth at ono end of tho board to rub tho iron on. When tho upper ono becojucs soiled or burned it may be cut away. Keep tho board, wlien not in use, hanging up, and if you uso a cloth ironholder, hang it up with the board.

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WORST ON RECORD [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 9 February 1916

WORST ON lUCCOIt D i flic man at tlio litixiutr had boon i using a vast amount of pursuusion ill trying to induct: a visitor to purcliasu ;t phonograph, "Wonderful instrument, sir," lie re plied. "I've a blank cylinder' here, if you euro to bear yourself." Tlio visitor's eyes brightened. "I play tho fluto a littlo,' 'ho replied, pro ducing an instrument. "If you don't mind. " Tho bazaar man did not, - and the, wax cylinder was soon identified with something that only a Scotland Yard ; /lotcctivo .cou^d Jiu^o rccogniscd as Alic, Where art Thou?" "Ia that really i«e?" asked the /lautkt when his perforjimnce Has re peated by tho instrument. "That's you cxactly, sir. Well, will yon buy tlio phonograph sir?" "No," was tho reply. "I'll sell the flute, though." .

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 9 February 1916

Next Saturday, 12fch February, 1 will be celebrated in Cressy by the most important local sporting event of the year—-the Picnic meeting of the Cresdv vnrf club. Given fine weather c very large attendance is expected, su'jd as no stone has been left untamed by the officials to make the meeting a success, patrons shorjiri have a very enjoyable time. In addi tion to the excitement of good racing by large fields, there will be the fascination of uncertainty until the horses have passed the post. The course has been har rowed and prepared for the occa sion,and the committee have now everything in readiness tor the meeting. The local Red Cross society has forwarded the following goods to headquarters from Nov. 20 to Feb. 2205 prs socks, 134 face washers, 16 flannelette shirts, 7 flannel undershirts,- 16 under shirts, 21 shirts, 8 suits pyjamas, 7 rolled bandages, 2 pairs knee caps, 12 scarves, 17 tins ciga rettes, 9 tins tobacco, 7 packs playing cards, 3 blankets, 5 yds calico, 5 prs mit...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE POPULAR MATERIALS [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 9 February 1916

THE POPULAR MATERIALS The season is ono that will be devo ted practically to all-British materials, though for very .smart ocasions, theio are tlio delightful French silks, of which faillo ia to be leading favorite. That, bowevor, is a somewhat expen sive fabric, and the girl of tho moder ate; dress allowance will have to pass by tli'iB beautiful material. For her use, thero aro all tho new liuht serges in tho indigo-blue color ings. "Whipcords aro also likely to be much in evidence, a.q well as the new uniting known as gabricord. Thero is to bo a positive craze for the pretty eovcrt coating cloths, a very soft fabric that has tho morit of draping beauti fully. I have seeu soino charming shades in these covert coatings, not merely in tan, but also in greys. ;

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
GIVING NOTHING AWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 9 February 1916

GIV1NG NOTHING AWAY. Thrift is a virtue; mouiineaB is a vico. But old Mr. Minty couldn't distinguish tho differenco botween being careful and 'being stingy. lieeoutly it liephoiv of his camo to soo him in his stuffy littlo suburban villa. After u couple of hours' chat, when tho room was getting vory close, the old man said politoly:— " Would you Iiko soino refreshments —say, a cooling draught, George?". , The- nephew quite brightonod up as ho replied that ho certainly would. Good!" smiled old'Minty. " Then I'll just open tho window. There's a nice fresh breeze blowing."

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
The Pioneer. CRESSY. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 9 February 1916

CDe Pioneer. CKSKitt. WEDNESDAY, FF.li. 9. A fcvv months ago the Common wealth Government asked i'or fiv<: million and received over thfrtfctjn ; on Tuesday in response to a cali for ten millions it ob tained more than twenty. From every standpoint that is pro foundly gratifying. Those ene mies of their country whom the Prime Minister denounces as "the parasites of Labor" may be few, but they are noisy. It is to be hoped therefore that those good easy folic who are ever ready to lend ilicir ears to the loudest talker will read the statement made by Mr Higgs, the Federal Treasurer,in relation to the loan, and will specially ponder these senronees " Not the least sat isfactory feature about the loan is thai tlih best of subscribers have nol held back awaiting a higher , rate of interest. It will bo a great triumph for Australia, and a le".~'T! to other countries, if we can ;:<> :<n to the end, saying. ' We an? floating our war loans cheaper and at a...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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