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THE JET-HUNTER'S FOSTER SON FOSTER SON ONE CHAPTER XXXVI (Continued) [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 1 March 1916

the jet-hunter s I foster son i . My .111WIN OLA I! K10 FOSTER SON ONK CHAPTEK XXXYJ (OjiiuihukI) I "Woll met, Sir 11.," said u hoarse, deep voice, at tlto sound of which the baronet winced impatiently; "I v.aa on my way to Hclston, to loolc you up, but imrhujM. out oil tho High Uoad u'o can chut moru conveniently." nio baronel turned to confront Itufua Crouch. There whs an unholy look of sullen ferocity in the fellow's bloodshot eyis, which told of gai lately imbibod, but, to use tho stipcr accurato phraseology of a London policeman giving uwdeiicu at liow Street, it ho had been drinking, be was no"drunk. Jn his hand ii as a heavy blackthorn stick, gnarled and fresh cut. ''What do you want v.Hli mo, you fool:-'' demanded tlto baronet. Rufus glared at him. "1 want a ■precious lot, .Sir 11.," rc.s)»oml<;d the ex-gold-digger, after a pause, during which it seemed as though he wre meditating whether or not to spring, like Milim mvug'; dog, at the throat oi his aristocratic u...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BLESSING THE SWORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 1 March 1916

BLESSING THE SWORDS That 'the .Japanoso ai'o pai>t?masj:qrs ' in tho art of sword mak.ng. is 'proved< l>y tfho splondid weapons eijual toTI thoso of Toledo nnd Damascus which tlioy turn out. 'Clio actual methods of s^vcrd-making in Japan are . jealously guarded, an extraordinary feature of ' lilo industry being tlio-religious cere mony which accompanies ^every.process of tbeir. .-.manufacture. Tno^valls of. every' sword-making shop 111.Japan . will bo found to bo covered v.'itlr allo-' .gorical . representations ,of the. sword 'makers and tho.- chief: goddess- of itlie , Sliintps. , ., ■, .; , t - Evil spirits are kept away by charms 'consisting, of bits.-, of ya^ei" ami i.-? jj.» > ; of • straw, while) Should any 1 woman on tor tho shop,.disafetcr- wotild 'cdi-tain Jy como to/tlfo swords 'that aro boitfg made,i arid to their •M,ieMers.-'"-'Oonsc£! ; fluently, women are absolutely'''debarred> from-; entering business;; as sironl-, rmalcors,: while not only is ...

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 — 1 March 1916

Western Plains Farmers' Co operative Society, Ltd, Cressy. Have everything replete and com' ete f " " ... lains. plete for the" Harvest Mason on the Pli Agents for FARMERS' & SETTLERS' CO OPER A.TIVE INSURANCE CO., Of Australia, Ltd. (Registered bw the State Government' ^"~-of Victoria.) who are prepared to awqpt all classes of Insurance Risks at lowest Rates. Will also Receive WHEAT At Cressy, Werneth, Bavcrney and Berrybank Stations for Louis Dreyfus & Co One of the four Agents appointed by the Government for season 1915-1916. Complete arrangements tor receiving same has been made, and they will guarantee satisfaction. ' Special Valut in Harvest Oils, Twine, Ac., and all Harvest Re quirements. CHAS. D. ROSS Ma ger. DON'T Encourage City Prin- j tore. They are no cheaper and thawotkj ia .no. better than the Pioneer's. DON'T FORGET • We keep a big staff in ■the .town, who spend their money with you. I The Tramp Printer is j a bird of passage. Copying Books For Billhea...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FLANDERS MUD. WHAT THE DOCTORS FOUND. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 1 March 1916

FLANDERS MUD. 'WHAT. THE DOOI'OJiS FOUND. Aii oflicer writing Jiuine from (loio, says:— •'Tl lins boon l'aining herb for n solid week, ivit.li tho result that I be^in to doubt tin; existence of ail/thing solid. Thero :s a dirty persistence about tIio I'li;niisli lain that is inimitable iuid terrifying. 1 don't w onifc.' (fiat hwlro phupia' is or.dcjuio hero. lint, the mud — "Xuiv- in mild—yen, nil', iniid— we c<:ii sh-iw you some remarkably line linos—specialities, Mr,'' as tboy would ••ay at the West *{;Uj»s. 'Our r.-.tij.-.o of colors is wide; it cjubraees (.Iio whole soluble strati! of I lie o»rl!i. Our real London elny—the lighter yel low—or ilie guaranteed gen iinr, pure native .Klojiii.sh juico form a most charming ('entrust. Art vieux—as you say, sir. . . . But our pari ieular pride is in the consistency of our .muds. Quito true, sir, consistency is the tost of life—character. J well remember what tho Into I)r .Samuel Smiles said about character and consistency, li...

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 — 1 March 1916

FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE. ]. Cultivate and perfect your iiloa.s. iixpuiimcnt. Tho world is eager for something new, which, however simple it may be, will save labour or espeuae. or do things better. Let it bo mors eouveniunt, or promote pleusure—re duce waste. I'eople who handle things in every day use are the natural inventors o( better things, and the natural capi talists of to-morrow. Kead iho Hplendid advicc that Ifidi son f;ivcs. Learn the procedure as to patenting in the chief countries—then secure your own legal monopoly for your rights by becoming n patentee 2. If that workman or foreman, or your ingenious friend, lias produced a clever invention, put him on the track of fampU3 and wealthy inven tors. Air. F. Townsend, an editor, saya of the "Inventory' Guide":—I urn recommending it strongly to friends. Best ot the kind I have ever seen. It should do a lot of good. It is an in centive, telling him whero ho can ob tain Hie " Inventor's Guide." 3. For yourself obtain this book, ...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CHAPTER XXXVII. "YOU HAVE SAVED MY LIFE" [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 1 March 1916

CHAPTER XXXVII. "VOU HA VI'; SAVKI) MY a Sir Richard' Mortmain, it lias, been said moro tlmn once, was naturally In elim-d to be violent in his moods. But tluM'u arc many men, and ps iiwre ■.voiM.cn, among us, who have early put. themselves under strong moral disc.p lino on this point,, and who carry abou', with I hem a had le;nper as hanu.le.ssiy. as some Kakeer in India leads with hint a tumo tiger. Througliont that day llin baronet luul had much to chalo hitu, and Oroueh's offensive threats and vulvar insolence had at last tan nod into ilame, tho smouldering ember.-.. of his wrath. Mail ho not know n the man from boyhood, peraps his worldly philosophy would have better enabled him to eudnro the taunts and menaces ol' his coarso contoderate. ISut to be braved and insulted by a born vassal (.I Mortmain, so to speak, by one who had eaten bis father's bread, was too much for Sir Hichard in his then state of irritation. Had his very life depen ded on it, the instinct of patrician ange...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCES. EVERT MAN PHYSICALLY FIT IS WANTED. CONDITIONS OF ENLISTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 8 March 1916

AUSTRALIAN EXPRDITION' ARY FORGES. EVERT MAN PHYSICALLY FIT IS WANTED. CONDITIONS OF BNMSTMKNT, I Age 18 to 45 years Minimum Hoight ... 5 foot 2 inches Chost Measurement ... 88 inches Persona desiring to onlisc should apply nt the noarest Town Hall. Shiro Hall, Drill Hall or Rccruiting Dopot, where arrangements will bo made for medical examination. Persona who arc considered suitable will bo granted free railway tickots to the metropolis for final medical examination and enlistment. JUTK8 OF PAY FBR DAY. After Embarkation Prior to (Including Embarkation deferred pay) Lieutenant 15/ 21/ Sergeant 10/ 10/6 Corporal . 9/ 10/ Private 5/ 6/ SBPARATION ALLOWANCE. Separation allowance will be p lid to married men who aro receiving less than 8/ per day, hut such allowance will not exceed tho amount necessary to make up the difference bctwoon their dnily rato of pay and 8/ per day. Bubicct to this limitation the amounts payable are as follows:— (a) For wife living at home, 1/5 por day (b) For...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
COLAC COUNTY COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 8 March 1916

COLAO COUNTY COURT. j At the last Oouuty Oou,rt at Coluc before His Honor Judge Johnston, Gwendoline Maud Puttursoh, spin ster, Oresay, bj her next friend, Thomas M. Patteruon, sued Thomas Hetlyer, claiming £99 damages for injuries caused to plaintiff by a vicious calf. Mr Ju F. Cunningham appeared for the plaintiff. The defendant, was not present. Thomas Patterson, railway em ploye, fattier of the plaintiff, de posed that on the 15th Jane his daughter was carried home, hei lace being coverall with blood. The doctor having Tjeon'*called, he found that a calf's horn had gone right through the biidge of the nose. He paid Dr. Wood £13' 13a. alao took plaintiff to Dr. Newman,whose account amounted to £45 15a. Tne account for the Mount tit. Evan's Hospital was £5 12a 6<i. The.child was five yuara old. Travelling ex penses amounted to about £5. His daughter was ill for three months before she could get about. . With Uoustable Tcese he saw the defen dant, who said he was vary so...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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QUEEN OF THE CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 8 March 1916

: QUEEN OF THE CARNIVAL. This competition will be in full swing before our next iaaue ap pears, but although four compe titors have been nominated, yet as their, consents have not all been obtained at time of going to press, we cannot publish the names at present. The various .portions of the district are repre sented, hence the competition should be a very interesting one. Fallot cards will be issued and sold at the various centres of the district, one vete being allowed for every penny subscribed. Bal lot boxes will also be at the places where the voting papers are sold, so that every opportunity will be given for intending voter*. Any centre or public place desiring card.« and ballot boxes for this competition can obtain same on application to the secretary. Full particulars of names, etc., in next issue.

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HOSPITAL CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 8 March 1916

HOSPITAL CARNIVAL. Matters are well in hand for this great event, and the posters giving full information of the varied programme that day are now being exhibited everywhere. What with athletic events, ex hibition items, various competi tions, and other interesting ad juncts,it promises to be what the poster declares, "The Bobby Dazzler event of the year." On first glance it seems to pro mise too much for one day, but the officials. intend running to a time-t*ble, hence it will be a "hop, step and go-ahead" affair all day. The committee is issuing an appeal letter to every resident and worker in the district, and if any should have been overlooked kindly communicate with the sec retary, who will be only too pleased to put the lady collector «n the track. Promises of support are al ready coming to hand, and the committee will be pleased to re ceive the names of other willing helpers. Trophies will be given as prizes for all events, and the secretary will be pleased to receive dona ti...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 8 March 1916

Public Notice. ALL ACCOUNTS owing to E. Eagle, Hairdresser, Creasy, MUST BE PAID before FOURTlEEN DAYS, •tbsrwiie Legal Proceedings will be taken. H. BECKMAN Practical Tailor, BEEAC and CRESSY. WILL visit CRESSYerery SATUR DAY, and may be seen at the Hairdresser's Shop. Full range of Sample*. Orders entrusted with him will receive careful attention. Selling Agent for tfoedrow's Celebrated (lata. Don't lend yont newspaper to any person" who, can afford better than you to become a subscriber, but who is too mran to pay the small rate for subscription.

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
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CRESSY STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 8 March 1916

CREI J. 6. JobuloM tad Go. At oar usual monthly sale of stock at oar Creasy yarda'we yarded just on 2000 sheep and 10 bead cattle. The sheep comprised some very nice ewes and yeung store wethers and weaners, and attracted a large attendance.of buyers from all parts of the district. - We report one of the best sales we have ever held at Cressj, the range of values bainf very. high. We report auy amoant of competition, which enabled us to make au entire clearance at the fol lowing quotations:—(9 2 th wethers in forward condition 34s, 129 4 tb do 33s 9.1, 44 do 33s 3d, 127 do 33a 3d, 100 do SMall frames 30a, 24 do 29s 3d, 336 4 th xbd wethers small frame* in fair condition 28a Id, 53 'xbd era, weaners, shorn 31a, 61 xbd weancre, well grown and good condition 28s 9d. 62 do 25s, 47 do 24e, 25 do 26a 9d, 55 do 23s 9d, 43 do 23-, 76 do 25s 7d. 30 do 24« 5d, 60 do 24s 2d, 2i do small 21b, 40 do 19a, 107 very small lambs 17s Id, 39 xbd owes 364, 29 aged xbd owes 25a Id, 30 do 25s, 60 mixed s...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 8 March 1916

GREY HAIRSre OUR ho KrnOmiM.v tlmt lite In unnoticed. Not n (J.vo. Urn s not nlnln the sculp. Most economical. I'nckncc nmkcH ONE PINT. Don't buy water; Imt net n iiackn(!o of NORMA, ntnl mix your Hnlr ltestorcr nt In.me! I'rlrp, 1/(1, Jiott frer. Postal noti'H pre lint Htmnpn accepted. BURNS MFG. CO., LADIES, SEW NO WORE MYSTIC MENDING TISSUE I'ackct, Nine I'unoo, lKCLt;ft(V<7 ro«T*o». flip, T«*n, CnU *«<! W**ri In ** J ftbrLo, eloth, »llk, Lt. Don« in ft momtil, Suongtr, o«»l«r, battar tk*« ■«wlnv Tlio Union Mfg. Co., 299 Elizabeth Street, Melb. You can't get more for your money Minn this MKX CK LI/' Cream Sopnrator. It Is positively . the beat low priced machine ' on the market/ J'.ullt for Ioiir nerviee, on the ap proved milk-strnti/leation split xv 1 iijr type, if you've ii small dairy, you've a Inr^e need for this popular Jlttle machine. Tell us your whereabout*, and we'll send you one up for FKKK trial, .to test at your leisure. We're agents for the well...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
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"1916 OUR YEAR OF VICTORY." [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 8 March 1916

"1916 OUR YEAR OF VICTORY." 11 Nineteen hundred and sixtoen will j lio our year of victory," says 1'rosidont • l'oincare, in a messags to " <•'•>« officers and soldiers of France." Tho message, which is one ot' great simplicity, OX* 'pressed the eoiiHdcuco of the entire na tion in its defenders. The letter iol lows:— " Like roil, my noble l'ricnds, I have read with emotion iu tho Army Bulle tin messages addressed to you on tho eve of the New'Year by the Mayors of our large cities. Tho mime language is used by all these Fronch cities, and it is easy to-day to draw from these nu merous expressions tho unanimous Ben timent of tho country. " Kvcry where you have seen main tained without effort this sacred union spontaneously established seventeen months ago under tho menace of tho enemy. Why would not tho civil popu lation follow the example of agreeiiiont and harmony which you givo it.' In tho trenches and 011 tho battle-fields yon hardly think of considering your persona...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 8 March 1916

five rules for foRTUNE. 1. Cultivate and perfect your ideas. iLxpL'tJijicjit. Thv world is eager toe something new, which, however simple it may be, will snve labour or oxpense, or do tilings better. Lot it bo mor« convenient, or promote ploasure—re duce Waste. 1 euple who handle things in every day use are the natural inventors of lietier LiuuKs, and ilie uaturul cupi vjibiits oi So-morrow. Head ilio splendid advic/j that Kdi sun gi\,'iin. Learn the procedure us to . palenlin^' in the chief countries—-then ' nerurc your own legal monopoly i'or your rights by becoming u patentee. *-• It lhat workman or lorumiw, ot your ingenious Jriend, bus produced a clever invention, put him ou the track of famous und wealthy inven tors. ilr. I'. 1 ownsend, an editor, unya of the "Inventors' Uuido":—I am reeoininendiiig it strongly to friends. I<est ol. tile Jsiiul i have ever seen. It s/iould do a lot of good. It is an in eunl.ive, telling him where ho can ob tain the "lnventor'a fiuid...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
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CHAPTER XXXVIII. WYVERN, EARL WYVERN. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 8 March 1916

CHAPTER XXXVIII. WYVEHN', EAUL \yi'VEJ(N. '.Thorp was a stir and a bustle at Thorsdalo Hall. A 'i'ritou was to como among tho minnows then.'. Changes, no doubt, thorn had boon among ihq guests whom (.ho countess' efforts had secured when first Lord Thorsdalo ehoso to bury himself and his w'ife, during the heyday of th" London season; in the seclusion of tho country- • SomQ of-tho invited-'had business to attend to, othors hud en gagements to fulfil; but Jovial Oap Aftiu., Crasher, and livoly little Mrs Scoresby .with tho sleopy colonel, whoso duty in life it was to bo tho husband of a professional, beaut}', and Lady Paget,v*and her insigniflcaht*: liujtband, Sir Aiigustus, an'd -Lord and -Lady David Todhunter,. yet stuck 4 to their qomforfcablo quarters. ~ Charley Fit/. geraldi.had, indeed, " been called away by tho severity of an exacting colonel andjtbp>rulcs of tho dlorsft:.Guards, - to do regimental,.,duty fltrs Cloven try, hut half a dozen young subalterns of the Guards or t...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
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DEATH FOR RIOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 8 March 1916

DEATH FOR RIOTING. The i'u 11 text 61' the recently issued ofliclal police -liotUlcatiou to Berlin de monstrators, as published by the tin-isa •Socialist JicwRpajjors, is as follows:— " Warning! If any assembly of peoplo openly gathers in tho streets, and attacks witli violence any persons or things, each participant in s^ch de monstration shall bo punished for dis turbiuico of the peace with imprisou 'inent of not less than three -months' duration. " Tho ringleaders of such demonstra tion who do injury-to individuals, or attack, plunder, or destroy, property, will be sentenced to loi) years' .hard; labour. : -i1" ; ""Whoever, by'means of firearms or dangerous tools, is guilty of ottering! violence, in districts or. areas where) m:\rtial law prevails, to tho -armetl' forces of the law, shall be punished by" death. In the latter casu tho seutcnce, of death iu the event of mitigating cir-.^ cumstances may be commuted"' td' that" of imprisonment for lifo^'' . r ^ This proclamation is n...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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SHOOTING THE RAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 8 March 1916

SHOOTING THE RAIN. At ,1 .-lit meeting of tho l.'oyal Meteorological .Society, Dr. It. K. jrlll, director oI' 1 he Itritixh .Rainfall Organi .">;itiou, discredited tho theory Hint tlx' firing ut tin: scat of war was the cause of the heavy rainfalls of last winter. TIiohc who argue that cannonading causes rain assertthfit the concussion slialtes tlio air, and thus procipitates the moisture in tho clouds. Jf thai theory is correct, the) precipitation should occur immediately, ami in 111", area within which tho explosions shake up the air strata. As a matter of fact:, the lack of rain in tlio western war area illiring tlio months of September, <)'•• tolier, March, :iml April was noticeable ami unusual. In the sauio way, ho said, people! h.nl attributed tho exccptioni'l wetness of tlio winter of 1001) to tho general adoption of wireless tele graphy. The fact that the winter of 1S7."., which was long beforo tho uso of Hertzian waves, was notably wot, and that, no year sincc...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE JET-HUNTER'S FOSTER SON CHAPTER XXXVII (Continued) [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 8 March 1916

THE JET-HUNTER'S FOSTER SON Uj ill WIN (itiAUKK kHALT.LU XXXVH (Cont iincij; mind T °n 11,0 ilorfe' " j " ,so'"u ««« » I,v," v2e. in 11 thi"< j'i'crhap.s, sir, you conl.j walk jf Ud yot.up. n,in i:t wiUl hft an hour from hero," s„K„,.,t,. Don; and S;.r Jl.eloml, mtlh, assay, t„Q youll(; m;m ^ rnto the 1«„0 hard hyi . back hor.se, „„d k,u, L ^ «* ''sting „;S voK.ct ii|(1sb!|(| nt t. 's unst, and ubimi.vW i.ses *iJl «t a period of oxcit, *nd wnun they Jind ;i lI1-: l" ■\vI,,puu1i.s,. nnh , ' " ,l l"1'1 '""•so-i'iiist,..,-. In hi, „v,., II Jiorso was a horse—« ' . machine to carry J,in, over tL~».d ^10 —« . As ho feebly walked towards ffeis ton, propped up by tho-stro„« J, "" r(C8CI,0r' th^ ""luict inward „,on,; tor Mint wo call conscience, cost tJ,. baronet uuwy „ <imhn. J(e ^ leaning up„„ Don ,ls ,u) u.oiiJd f 10 "P°« « brother It wis Dun's eourngound Don's sUx^iJ, ;,Jllt *uvcd Jii/n from t),o blud^on ,,f „,e burly ruffian who l,n,l unbor.s,,,) him and beaten hi...

Publication Title: Cressy And Lismore Pioneer And Western Plains Representative
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THE TURKISH CRESCENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 8 March 1916

THE TURKISH CRESCENT. Tho Turkish Orescent has a pictur omjuo origin, or at loast a piofcurosqiio story is attached to it, During u siege of Byzantiujii by l'liilp of Mac-edon,, Philip's Anny attempted to tnlco tho city by surprise, choosing a particular ly dark niglii, for tho purpose. Un happily for them, a crescent moon of exceptional briliiancu emerged from the black sky at a critical moment, ex posing tho attack to tho vio\i; of tho citizens, who easily - repulsed it. The JJyzantincs, in gratitude, adopted th<i crescent moon as tho city badge. Tho coius of tho period bear tho dovico with tho inscription "Tho Saviour of Byzan tiuin."

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