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PROPERTY SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 2 June 1914
PROPERTY SALES. | Messrs Crawford, Dowling and Seymour have been favored will) in structions from Mr J. Swanson to conduct a clearing sale or, Friday next, 5th inst., at 12 jo p.m., of stock, farm implements and sundries 011 the farm, Glengower, near Clunes, Mr Swanson's lease having expired. Included in the lots to be submitted are fl number ol draught and light horses, dairy cattle, a variety of good farming implements, oats, barley, rye grass, straw, hay, harness, farm tooij, separator, cream cans, tanks, furniture, ctc. The whole of the above are in pood order and repair, and buyers will ilo well to make an inspection.
CAN'T STAND THE MASTER. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 2 June 1914
CAN'T STAND THE MASTER. A laily, having just had a row with her husband, sent her servant for Mine fish for dinner. "Bridget," sho said, ' go to tuo Mi lage, and get ino ft plaice.'' "I will, ina'nm," replied Bridget, "and wliilo I'm there I'll look for u pluco myself, bocanso I can t stand the muster uo wore tlian you can!
Rocky Load. EMPIRE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 2 June 1914
Rocky Load. ffi—— EMPIRE DAY. On Empire Day the prescribed pro gramme was gone through in the morning, when a long and interesting programme of songs and recitations was given by the children, and the flag was saluted. Mr C. C. Phillips, J.P., chairman of the school committee, addressed the children. A good num ber of friends attended. Iu the after noon the children were entertaiued with a programme of sports, and a sumptuous repast was provided by the parents and friends, under the super vision of ihc school committee. Ad dresses were delivered by the head teacher (Mr O. Welch) and Cr Rickey. Mr T. Wade at intervals entertained those present with good grauiophoue selections. Three cheers were giveu by the children for those who so liberally provided for their day's en joyment.
WATERDOGS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 2 June 1914
WATCHDOGS. Mix ary 2 or 3 or ir.oro cups uf flour with ono tcaspoonfnl of baking I,ow^.' and a pinch of salt. Mako into sol d douglx with cold water, nnd roll into round lumps a. bit larger. than a eeft. Drop into boiling watu . and kocp boiling hard for twwity niinutes. They aro uest oaten hot with treaclo, or sugar, and m^ko up a tulj stantial part to a meal ., Though so simplo to mako, "vatordog*. aro v,r> good eating, and aro ofpc-cmlly • ablo for camp cooking vUcro W> ply of materials is limited .Ihoj nr« quito as goor' v.-ion boiled in a halfWoscno .1- 'I'cn an enamol pot is used.
GARDEN HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 2 June 1914
GARDEN HIKTS. In raising se-tilings of ilcwors and ornamental i>lants great variations are sometimes noted iu the character botli of leaves and flowers. It is tlio pructioa'of thoto who wish to improvo or obtain new varieties to wateli lor such variations as may bo in a desir abio'direction. For instance, a plan which usually b.vars entire leaves may produce bomo seedlings with the leaves ; slightly lobed. 1 iseeds from these i aro used for propagation tho proba , bilities are that fine, out leavixl variet ies will oventualiy bo obtained. So with tho forms aud colors of flower. Any tendency noted in a seedling to vary in the direction of improvemnet may bo perpetuated by careful selec tion and propagation. Save seeds ol annuals from tho best plants, only. Tnoso which bear smell llowers should bo pulled up early, so I ; they may not- spoil those which are I j best for seed bearing. Many plants shoot their 6etd away, directly tho , | capsules are ripj, therefore it is desir able to...
MEAT AND BUTTER IN SAN FRANCISCO. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 2 June 1914
MEAT AND BUTTER IN SAN FRANCISCO. The fiJau Frnucihco corr^spondont ui lit? .Mi'ibuurno thus dunoribt)* •he om:Ut;nii of tho San Kmnoisco ...ark' l ui tho end ol' January, trhwn .no w uimatarrive! iiom Sydn.y ami • r IIjnjitoa witli 1CHJ0 ions of livxcii j.r Ki\b «• a.i.. I t;s DUO il» . &lt;if but tor:— j iiv■ juluptod by ilio feun li'an v-.co i\ .;rj jiuw, and have li. . • J i Jul' S'.'V ■ ..I 111 Ulll-V to fjUil thu :ji.: ,;:i A n w m •.« 11 meat, and obtain ...v' \ ;: ;:j; ibtMvby roapm;; t:.\i vcs»t of profit. They llatiy denied ih-.y vrt-ro iiandim^ Australian lmnt, ;jnd rotund to bill it as .sucli, although the* fin* iiud quality of tho imjmrit'd articlo wms p.t.nt to nil pur Tho } rinii' appc;uaiicv ol liit' ior» :;;u ct.inmoi.iiiy proved beyond a doubi. uial ooi.Mim._i> wcro getting tho Australian product, but tho re tailers maintain d t.iav it was Ameri can meat only which they purvtyui, and accordingly demanded the focal I higher prjeos. Due unbiassed oliicial ...
SHARE YOUR ROSES. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 2 June 1914
SHARE YOUR ROSES. A tourist brings this pleasnnt story about Andrew Carnegie from Scotland: At Sltibo Castle Sir. Carnegio lmd a beautiful roso gardon. Thero were thousands of rod and white' nnd yellow roses always blooming there, and the villagers wcro froo to saunter in tho garden paths to their heart's content. One (lay the head gardener waited upon Mr. Carnegie. ' - ■ , "Sir, I wisli to lodgo a complaint, ho ventured. "Well?" nnd the master waited. "Well, fir, 1 wish to inform you that the villago folks are plucking the rows in your roso garden. "''o «e mnJiiiK jour roso trees, sir. "All,1' nnd there was a note of deep satisfaction in Mr. Carnegie's voico, "so mv people nro fond of llowers, aro they, 'Donald ? Thon you must plant irore!" •
FRICTION AVOIDED [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 2 June 1914
, FRiCTiOF! AVOIDED A very ingcuious motliod of over coming "tiio friction of iiitermesliing gears has recently been devised. The gear teetli are eleotroimignetically held in engagoment, wichuat actually con tacting. The iectli of tlio driving gear are inagr.etise&lt;l by means of suitable coils, wiulo tlio teoth of tlio -driven gear serve in pairs as armatures for the magnetised (ceth. Of course such an arrangement wou'd hardly be suit able for slow, heavy work, because the cost of 6iirfen» would bo greater than that of lubricating oil and tlio loss due to friction, bit tor light, high-speed work the electro-magnetic engagement would undoubtedly prove very advaii 'usoousj. '■ '
F.M.E.A. CRESWICK BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 2 June 1914
F.M.E.A. CRESWICK BRANCH. The fortnightly meeting of committee was held in the officc on Saturday evening last. There were present:— Mr F. Wilding (president) in the chair, Messrs G. Booth, T. Mann, J. Gitsham, E. Booth, and L. B. Elshaug (secretary.) REPORTS. From Mr Thos. M. Jude, general secretary of the F.M.E.A., Victoria State, with printed reports of the business transacted at the last Execu tivc Council's meeting, held in Ballarat on 8th May. From Mr J. Ellis, reporting no improvement in his health. From Mr. J. Gitsham, steward in the South Berry mine, reporting Mr Wm. Ellis on the funds; also Mr Richard Ellis declared off the funds, FINANCE. &nbsp; The following accounts were passed for payment:—Accident pay—North Star : J. Ellis, £1. South Berry—W. Ellis, £1/6/8 ; R. Ellis, 10/. Incidental expenses —Secretary's salary, £3. Total, £5/16/8. GENERAL BUSINESS. The following amounts will be col lected by the stewards next payday:— Contributions, 1/6 ; recoup levy, 1 /; t...
COURSING CHAMPION. A GENEROUS WINNER. ME A. L. NASH ENTERTAINS CLUB MEMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 2 June 1914
COURSING CHAMPION. A GENEROUS WINNER. ME A. L. NASH ENTERTAINS CLUB MEMBERS. The presentation of the trophy and prize money wan at. ihc recent cham pionship meeting of the Creswick, Kingston and Ascot Coursing Club look place on Saturday evening last, at the American hotel, Creswick. The principal pjize was a handsome silver cup and salver, valued at 25 guineas, generously donated by Mr A. L. Nase, J.I\, president o( the club, together with .£105, the stake being one of the most valuable in the State. Coursing enthusiasts were dclightod to know that by the aid of Nitrolcne Mr Nase became the winner of the champion ship, although it waa unfortunate (or Mr Geo. Frayne, of Stawell, that his nomination, St'cel King, could not contest the final course owing to a broken toe. In consideration of h\s success Mr Nase embraced the oppor tunity to entertain club members and visitors at a oanquet and social even ing when the presentation took place, the diningroopi of the hotel being , taxed to...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 2 June 1914
In Mamorlam. WALL.—In loving memory of my dear husband and daddy, who died 1st of Juno, 1U13, at Murrumburrah, Now South Wales. —inserted by his loving wife and daughter, M. and K Wall. HOOD.— In loving memory of my dear mother, Frances Hood, who passed away at North Creswick on 1st June, 1909. Released from sorrow, sin and pain, And freed from every care ; By angel's hands to Heaven convoyed To rest for ever there. —Inserted by her loving daughter, A. L. Slade, Springmount. KENNEDY.—In sad and loving memory of my dear husband and our father, who passed away at Srneaton on the 1st June, ISH'I. R.U\ Sweet to my memory, dear to my heart. Love for my husband Mhall never part. I know that my days, be they many or few, Will be days, dear husband, of remem brance of you. —Inserted by hia loving wife and children, Mary, I'. Kodger, John Timothy, William Michael, Maggie, Denis and Vincent.
MARKETS. BALLARAT STOCK SALES. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 5 June 1914
MARKETS. BALLARAT STOCK S A LLCS. Tutsday. Fat cattle : head cain« U\ hand for to-day'n marki't, 11 j;ood proportion beinj; (jond unit priquality, balance principally useful. There was a full attendance of buyers present, aiut com petition throughout tin; sales was brisk, values beinp; fully crgnal to last week's highest rates. Quotation!): — Prime pens bullockB. £lJi 10s to £17 10s; extra prime and henry, £l!l to£~. 2s Gd: (jood pons bullocks, £1- Ills to £11; medium, £&lt;l 10s to £11; best cows, to £11 10s; extra to £12 10s. Sheep : A light yard ing came forward, viz., 102.'!, consisting of good to useful quality with a few pens of prime. There was a brisk demand throughout the sides, and values show a further improvement on last week's rates. Quotations : -Prime crossbred wethers, lils to ;).'!s; extra quality, .'i5s to ;i7s; heavy weights, -Ids; good cross bred wethers, 27s to 2!)s; medium do., 22s to 21s; prime crossbred ewes, 26s to 28s; extra quality, to ,'i ls; heav...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 5 June 1914
SOCIAL NOTES. RISK—l'KUSTON WEDDING. A very pretty wedding took placc at Holy Trinity church. Kingston, on Mayijih last, t!ie contracting parties Ix-inji .Mr Clins. Risk, eldest son of Mr ami Mrs J. Risk, of Kooroocheang, and Miss Clarice Preston, sccond daughter of Mr and Mrs J. Preston, of Kingston, the ceremony being |j\r forined by the Rev. J. R. Hill. The bride, whomtered the church on the arm of her father, looked ch inning in a beautiful cream chally silk diess, trimmed with empire insertion and edging! the skirl being draped aL one side. She wore the usual wreath and veil, and carried a very choicc bouquet of white carnations and asparagus fern, with long streamers. The bridesmaids were Miss M Ritk, sister of the bride gioom, and Miss Kthet l'nslon. The latter wore a very pretty white silk dress, Dimmed wilh a silk overlace and edged wilh pearls, and draped at one side. The bjucjuet consisted of Tango and asparagus firn, with long tango streamers. The bridegroom was supporte...
MATRON JOHANNSEN. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 5 June 1914
MATRON JOHANNSEN. The intention expressed some time ago by Miss Johannsen, matron of the Creswick District Hospital, to resign her position and go to the metropolis for further experience iu her profession was the subject of much regret to the committee, the staff and the public generally. It was decided that 0:1 leaving the hospital a presentation would be made to Matron Johanu sen, and this took place on Wednes day evening, on the occasion o! the hospital ball in the town hall. The president (Mr Thos. Cushing) said the matron had lelt their institu tion to go to Melbourne to take up private nursing. She had been con nected with the local institution for the past six years, and lor the last two years had been matron. Miss Johannscn had given entire satis faction to the committee and all concerned. They felt they were losing a good friend to the committee and subscribers, and an angel to the patients, lor she could not be surpassed as a nursse. When told of the in tention to make he...
SHIPPING DISASTER. 1024 DEAD, 432 SAVED. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 5 June 1914
SHIPPING DISASTER. A final official list containing the number saved and lost in the Kin press ol Ireland disaster lias been issued. They are as follow:— savkd 432 i.osr 1,024 A statement lias been made by the owuers of the collier Storstad, in which it is asserted by the crew that Mrs An> derson, wife of the captain, never made any of the charges against Captain Kendall, of the Empress of Ireland, attributed to her. The said charges were only the fabrications of the "yellow" press. The owners of the Storstad have filed an answer to the writ served 011 them by the Canadian Pacific Co., claiming ,£.(00,000 for the loss of the litier, and in this they assert that the collisiou was due to the faulty navi gation of the liner. Two hundred more bodies have been recovered from the sunken liner. Lieut.-Colouel Bloomfnld, of New Zealand, and his wife were amongst them, and also another body, believed to be that of their daughter. The Canadian-Pacific Co. ha^ donat ed £10,000 to the fund b...
VALEDICTORY. MR J. ASMUS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 5 June 1914
VALEDICTORY. .j. MR J. ASMUS. The promotion of Mr J. Asmus, stationmastcr at Creswick, to the charge of the Ballarat East railway station was recognised locally on Tuesday evening laat, when, at the invitation of the mayor (Cr W. I'. Northcott), a number of prominent (citizens and public officials assembled ,n the mayor's room to bid Mr Asmus arewell aud to congratulate hitn on his advancement in the service of the Railway department. Refreshments were provided by the mayor, and his hospitality was thoroughly enjoyed. Hie Mayor said Mr Asmus, after a number of years as stationmaster at Creswick, was about to depait (or liailarat Kast. fie had had a great deal of business at the station, and had always found Mr Asmus courteous and obliging At times he had had unpleasant duties to perform, (or he had to carry out the regulations. He knew that some had felt annoyed at the barrier system, but they could not blame Mr Asmus (or that, the depart ment being responsible. If he had neglected ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 5 June 1914
The Household Remedy. Melbourne Nurse's Apprecia tion ui llr. Morse's Indian Hoot Pills. Nine* Isobrl Kr.iser, of "I'enzanci-," -43 Greif,- si , Albert Park, Mell lourni", I is :i mil':'1 nf wiflf &lt;■ sp;'riener- and consequently the fnlluwiii" statement repnilinn III'' merits of Pr. Morse's Indian Root Pill'; that is pulil! .lied is deserving of attention I>y everyone who is want in;; a rflirililn household medicine. NinI'"i.1 ■;&lt;■ r \viitr:—" I liavc found l)i. Morse's Indian Root I'llT; an excellent remedy for tin: cure of Indigestion. My family line them also. Vo'ir medicine seems !o prm'ide for the many ill;; lliat atllict tin; house hold, ami not iinlilu: oilier household1:, finrli a permanent place in nun. Ilav ini; lieen a nurse in (Jeelonf;, Adelaide, anil Melbourne Hospitals, I claim lo have qualified in michvifeiy anil C.eneral niirsinj;. I consequently say that in fnllmvim; my callin;; a:; ladies nurse for the last i;i;;lit years, 1 am frequently ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 5 June 1914
NATURAL SOAP. ' It i:- .ai-l liuii ill a mountain mar Kko. \f \ a«l:«, tluTe is an i no\ -.i in ,i i;>|.■ • :;i>j>ly ol pu: • soap. On.' may I 1 !t»- aiDi-' nil1, a liiil*1 ii r*.-, i nil,' ami ; t*iit !:ia parr as la- It is i>&lt;1 :il'l!illy nio'.llo-l, aial : :i ln-ii'^ ,.x ; jmj .i• 1 in ila- air iiai den-. oiin u hat. I 'ill.' mountain of ««!ay is o: jinr t«\ 1 Ul! &lt;', ; 1111 it .ail.1)11 lwaar;c :-o-|.i i ami borato of hs rn!"ur i- iv'in il. by ill- iron ami otln-r inatrj ia!>. In its niim-ral stair il. i;, ratin.r , in alkali, ami leinovrs in!; ami olhrr stains j'ta'hly. At oiw tinir it was iisril on alio Pullman rar>, but uhrn its prenliar origin bt.oanir ^.morally known passcno'rs appropriated ii so oxtrn>l\vly for souvi-nir.. that I In • rom panv was forrrd lo ;.',o bark to tin1 &lt;'onunon soap of connnner. A polii'i* trl.';;r:nn from Mo-»ra, cm tin? Midland line. W.A., i-!ate.; ihal Iv/o bro* thors, Cliarl-'H ami /.tat'lu'w...
Judge Uses Pick and Spade. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 5 June 1914
Judge Uses Pick and Spado. At Geelnnp, rrn Tuesday, presiding over a sitting n( Ihr- Country Court, mlj'.n Mnule heard a case in which osepli Claike, nf Upper Weller street. I'.eelonr; West, was complainant ap,ainst a neighbor, (leorf.e Sprif>p,ins, frrai' ■.TkM'- I i* r!.i':i:"d £~i 'or damages to hi*: property through tin roots of some silver poplars growing upon (li-ft^nclnnl'i land, and which forced his asphalt footpath'; np, and, rtntninp, under the lintisf, interfered with the rloming and the kitchen hearth. Plaintiff wr; represented by Mr Wighton, who also sought nil in junction against defrndin! allowing the trees to remain. His Honor and counsel, with both parties, visited the scene ol the trouble. With spade in hand Judge Moult: en deavored to locate the roots. Being unsuccessful with the spade, he oi> tained a pick, and dug deeply, but perspiring from his exertion, he had to Rive up his self-tmposid task, as the roots were not traceable. lie then made a thorough ius...