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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

HACKING DOUGH. 'i'or about two yiarn my 00:1 licio had a Diioty hooltiuK oouk!), caya Mr Albert \V Colcmnri, •Unriimbu,' Mouour fcjtreol. J)nl wiuli Hill, Ifl'.W. 'Xlion I (,'nvo bim Oliniabtrlniiru (Joufjli H«wody and oltor a few doceo lie bud i:n:iUly improved. Be fore wo Imd civet) liim tbo wholu boitlo bin eou|j!i liod oompUtaly dionppoored. Ho io miv/utroni: uud well and KOtainf! weight daily.' Dold by '!•' J Wiijshk anil Qo, Flop JjW, Dtid Q 8 p>E,' OhQpjiSifi

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

Latk&n Rroa I'ov Sale In Public Tender,, 248 Acres High Ciass Laud THE l'l'.'K OF HKB LONSDALE 13 S , RIOT la or.ler to wind op t in ol the Ulu Jehu S;ead LAIIKAN HHO^, in-trDO'-od by Mrs Catherine S'ead, c&t'catm, inva-s tiodfrp, reinrti^hto nt their office on Tnea rt»yf 7 b April, Oy -l p.m. lui Ibo pnrch&BQ of ibo abov<\ A d«pcai: if o po? cmi to -igj imn*ny enob Tendor which will im u Iv rt"uri\o.1 if oftuf h nai accepted. O.i locp'ft ioo ot oil «r a on'.^ct (0 3 PV ut igotu'd otii*e) 10 ba entered iut\ X» > hi'.jbo.ii or toy 'land :r n it neces sarily aceep'ud. XiAURAN KHOS. A^oni*1, St awell. SALESMEN Land, Finance and Commission Agents, J. A. LARKAN (Auctioneer), Sworn Valuer under the Transfer of Lands Statute. Auction Sales Oondnotod in-any Part j of tbe JL>iairict . I Loans Effected at Lowest Rates. Large Sums now Available DISTRICT AGENTS FOR Australian Mtttnaf Provident Society. Uarator for tbe Eatat?s of Deoeaged Perecnp. Norwich...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

*ti-ixr pl;^oe stands shoul"oee to } ' SHOTJIDER WITH YOUR WAJNTS. v?® BUILD VEHICLES THAT will PLEASE you. „„\,m-vl,'di!od tor ovoc yoar,i by nil who hayn vioitnd out Faotory and Show Roorno that whon an nrtiolo o ■ j"TI>»3 ho<jn . or oUt of tho inary run io wantod, thcpkoo to prootiro it ia at SUIRIi'iFJF BROS. Should It bo a £ n^9ba,;noM uao, or no Abbot ugi{.v for oaeo and oomfoct, wo can supply it. ;V8h,c0 °jHC ouALitv is mm i. the price hhasohable ! m the design p^fect * n n >h of tho' flu&ltttsaa br.lnR rjanorlntcndod by o«cv of tih« Pivrtnora la %uftieiont Rtwrantoo that tho Now.Mnnatfome&T $ "l3"/fc n,n[;lttJu bha KopuUticm hold by fclio Firm for tho LAST FORT1*" YKAUS for FIRST-CLASS WORK; and PRIZE i WJCEH3»t #11 lb" 3lio«r». TYERS OUf, fto., at VERY MODERATE RATB3. i Cu^ie3 and l"fher Vehicles built to order. Vokioloo Sopairod, fto-paintod aad Esrtrimmod. PBBMIER CO-A.CII FACTORY' Established 1859.] CORNER OV WIMMRRA & SOAU.AN ST8...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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SPORTING NEWS Cricket. GOOD FRIDAY MATCH. STAWELL V. WARRACKNABEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

SPORTING mm L-ncKet. | GOOD FRIDAY HATOU. I S1AWELL V. WARUACKNABEAL. On Good Friday raorniotf, commencing at 10 o'o'ook, Stawell Asadoia'ion will pUy a m&tob agiioQt Wareaokniibeal, the venae beiog the Central Park. Warrackoabeal promise to bripfi a strong combination, and there is litUo doatt tbat en luUrcsting game will roealt Tbe team to represent the Stawell asso ciation will he Beleotcd from (be follow ing TbomaB, Harrowp, Daraok (2), Neileoo, Cooper, Clarke, Campbell, McLean, S.rivener, Wbiuy, Uikloy, Spearc, Gcaoey, DJoNiven and Payne. The members of the Railway Crioket team with iheir wives aud families wil' make a trip to Pomona to-day, wbero tb.iy will be ahown over the ocoh*rde, Tbe out iug will take tbe form of a piooic. Djr iug tbe afternoon a orioket m*tcb will be pUytd, oaoh bide batUDg for one boor.

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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The Stawell News AND Pleasant Creek Chronicle SATURDAY, APRIL, 4, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

oUt£ ^taiucli ileojii - AND §j?UAssui C5ccck (Sljtimwlc j SATURDAY, APRIL, -1, mil. At IftBt evening mfe'iuf? ot tho BoroQ^b Uoonoil, a r<v.b.r lengthy di ouesjioa ooautd on tbe mutter of ro^d ccpaira in Soiby Ltreet. (Jounoi'lora i ia»anond other plao.-g thut were in a woroo condition, and tho ar^ncner.t threatened to btojoio rath r io_ volvcd when the Mayor broagbt muitoro ' to a b'-'a.i by nuiuu^ a rajtioa by Ora | Bilboua-,* and Greeuwood, L'nt ih» work in ] ooiby otr«KL (the coat q( which tho fgretmo j 03iimited at £lb) ba dono. Th-i ription j wii oirrind, (Jrd tJ ilitch'll and I/jrry | dieaentin^, Tho laitar ot&ti'd tbti» bo v/as opposed to any now works beiu<; uadei tdliou until q schema had baen submitted and tho foremau bad tiajo to became familiar with tho street j. '£n* fortnightly mo»t:nj ot the A.N A wao hel^ at tho Meohtaici last, lata 1 -icfc Digbt, the protidcnt/>tr P. Froncb&m) oc oapyiog tho obair* Correspondence wan receive...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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STAWELL AMATEUR TURF CLUB. Easter Meeting. The Entries. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

STAWELL AMATEUR TURF ClUB. Easter Meeting. The Entries. Indications point to tbn Stawell Amateur Turf Club achieving a record success with their Easter Tuesday meeting, ami fine weather is the only psB*iiti»l nquired. Nothing else has heen left to chance and the ofliciulK are to be complimented on Ihe Rood work they have done. Th» track, loo, is in firsUclosB order. The total number of entries i> 111, and ot this number thpre are 81 different horses engaged. These ligures are very i ncouraging, and augur well for a most successful meeting. ' The following is.'the pntry list :— HANDICAP HCUDLE R\OE. Of 20 eova ; 2 miler. U M ClonDan'* Cranley Chaso W Oontt's Dice Box W H Brown's Modeob Maid — Beokwitb'a Klolb B Uon'a Maoitou J 0 William'j Neil Gjddofl J (! William's Eonad r 0 Wilson's Black Na' iva TRIAL HANDIOAP. Of 10 sovh ; 6 fnrlonga. J Byron'a Wereona T *>horwood';> ('vnoGQra Phillips nod M Kenzie's BriUnioi W A Syme'B R primand T Cameron'b Boy Cuaay R M'Cloanan'd Sooti...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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AN EASTER ATTRACTION Concert Good Friday Night In Aid of Cricket Association [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

AM EASTER ATTRACTION Concci't Good Fnuay Niglit lu Aid of Cricket Association Among the ]£»stcr attractions will be 11 gr^nd concert in aid of the tttawoU Oriclc<!t Assnci.il.ion, to be M"ld in tho Town Hall on Good Friday i*vi»nin^. With tho object of tucking the en icrtuinuunt a thorough huccoss, the Harmonic Society ;nc sparing no j>ains, and practices indicate that ft mnsicui Ueat in in store for tho big uttcudiincu ihat ia certain to reaiiTf. Full derails of (ho programme are not yot compiled, but tnc inclusion of the following items is ensured :— Rlixoii ohoir—• I'hn Hv.vonoftro Tilling (Orofitton); 'O, Unit UJ, YoPrci" (Verdi); 'O, Gladuomo (HuthurpiniJ) ; Ma]o Choir—'Loud Kindly Liiiht,' *l'ho Lit'lo Oharoh*, 4i'ho Lony D«iy Cloa. u'.^'Xho doa truolion ofU»Zi\ Amon^ tho Jadioe and gendumon whoac oorviouj havo boon ueoar od np to tho iitosuHt ara Mta Boanetti Mi'rqob Burko und NflBoitfc : MoHflrs M'Nivoii, Stoora and Monro. fc'nitbor par j iioalaro will bo avnil...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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STAWELL BRASS B[?]ND[?] Meeting of Committee [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

stawell brass b HI mooting1 ot Gominittoo t The tnmnli'v meotijiA' ol tho above ' q liulcl l«8' ovoning. Preuont— PC W- OawHoi. (1'ri'Riiluni), J. '#3 "iih'cmi A. G'lcarsoti, N. J.1 roncham, t, ^'|0ycl, T. Lnxton, U Moore, r» Apologies for absence were rncciv |j clfoom Messrs W..I .inns, A. Neil 11 on, XJ- l',l,lins" A- Lnvi-onc.). Correspondence. Prom (•'■ forwarding liis rcsmnaiio" ns a number'of tbn band __Tresignation was bold over Ruling a meting of a sub-coin Jniitce V.i enqinit' into thn matter. Si llin fiibconiniiUoo to consist of jipfnid Dawson, AHisnu, Moore, AthiP, Lixtim and Berntlt. T ' From Hid Independent Pictures & gtjd Aiuusein-ni Company, Mel tsiirnf, offer i"K 10 put "" biogtiiph coiiecrt on behalf of tho band, eaoh 10 lake .10 per cml of i he gi oea profits ^-Thc off-J" was not entarinined, i From W.Jack, secretary enclosing copy of resolution of lliaiili." passed to tho band for sor j vjccs at tlm Worn Out Miners' rn cent benefit picturc performance, (he...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

IMPORTANT TO LADIES Ladies will Kindly nolo Lhat tho (jay ol tbo next viait, of Mrti M. CHiioro, Superintendent of tho .Naturn HouKh to, Melbourne, lo StavveH is beiiJK uliorod 10 Wodnooduy, 15th April, when nil" may b0 ul'oij at Uw Town Hall lintel from ]0 a.ro 10 Y.UO p m, and Ehtifoiuro visitu will Uj** placo on tho third Wodueeday of every month inutoad of third Tuesday. Specially nolo tho chaiiii<» to-iiay to avoid diaappomt* mnnt. Mru OliUord will bo plcaaed to ad vigu ludiea not. t;'i)joyinfi «ood health or wno umy upp&rcut'.y Lit.' dciiiod Iho bleoniup o motherhood, 'how tho ! svondorful Uaturij homo treatment, which hap rootorpd luops andn of woraon and girlu to porfoor boaltOj can help ahem. No ohar#o whatovor to mado for consultations or advioo. Mean whilo oond postage for froo Hoaltb Goide on tho subject to Dopi A.F Nafcnra Doalin Co >]'J ISlizabHU 6tceof, Melbourne,

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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THE LIVER. How to Take Care of It. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

THE LIVER. How to Take Care of It. This little ariiolo is intended to be ft talK upon the liver, with oorae hints upon the beet means of keeping IbH important crft&u m a hea'thy state. Faony aa it may seem, when (he Hvcr is ail right yoa don't know that you havo not one. But aa Goon aa il fiets oat of order it (ails 10 tho work whioW Nature intended It to do, then tbera is very B«riona trouble for you, Livcrii-hnoso is also maoh mora common lhan most peoplo imagino. For inotanoo, fially action of the liver n'veo rieo to fDel— ingt> of dt prceaion, it makes' a man fad mieeiablo and uolii for work, it fiivea a woman proflramtK biliooa abiaoke. befid ftchtd, and o*ubgb languor, slecplesBnnpg, and fltuictimcB a b'arred state of tbovioioo. LiVL'riiihupBQ thoon'my of oheorfalncBB, a kill-joy, and a destroyer of merit'1 (flickncy and bodily vigour. If yoa doabJ it, look ot tbo shallow ebin, tbo rfall oyer, and drawing otop of tho man much given to liver troubles. Or think of the...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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BOHEMIAN DRAMATIC CO. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

j 60HEMJAN DRAMATC GO. | We would call the attention of our ' readers and tho public generally to i an advertisement in our column;: ! calling attention to the reappearance | in Stawell of the popular and talen ted • Bohemian dramatic company, after an absence of four yearB, foi a short season commencing nn Thum day night next, the 9ih inst, when they will produce for ttie first time in Staivcil, tbo sensational and pathotic American Cowboy and In dian drama, " A Cowboy's Honor." The pint of this drama ia a power fully sensational one, full of excit ing situations and soul-Btirring inci dents that cnclniin the attention, and interest of the audience from the rise to tbo fall of the eurtain, besides being full of comedy of a mirth provoking dwaription, A change of programme wih occnr oacb evening dining their stay In Stawell, and as they have a repertoire of over 200 dranms to choose froul, they will be able to satisfy the tastes of all classes of playgoe rs, and as their charge for ...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

PERSONAL. The Rev. Nerris E. King, who bas takun up the pastorate of (he Stawell Biptist Church, was a for mer resident o£ the Creswick and Ballarat districts. Eighteen years ago he went to China to labor in connection with the China Inland Mission, and spoilt part of his time in tlio west ami purl in the north of .that country. He returned to Aus tralia two years ago, being obliged to leave the East on account of his wife's health. The lvov. Mr King is only relieving at Slawell for the present, but lie expects to remain here for Home time. Mrs King will shortly join hor husband bora. Hav ing had wide and long missionary experience, the new pastor should be an interesting pteacher. The marriage of Mr Thomas Hun ter, onlv son of Mrs Alex. Hooter, of Stawell, and Miss Margaert {Sis.) Martin, fifth daughter of Mrs and the late Mi Samuel Martin, of Lands borough, is arranged to take place on Thursday next at St. Andrew's Church, Ballarat. Mr M. Cbaponnel, who has been confined to his be...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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'A MENTAL LAPSE[?]' Old District Identity Before the Court. Discharged With a Caution [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

'A MENTAL LAPSE-' Old District Identity Boforo tlio Court. Discharged Witii a Caution O.i 'J hursdny morning Thomas CoKcr, (i(> years of ag*, and well known throughout Siawell una vicinity as 11 shopherl, appenrod be fore) Mr 13 S. Duvson, .1 P. A9 nc odtiod 'vas "l)vi(Hirily suffering sotnn kind of delusion— n "mmitul lapse", lie turmoil it—ho was oommittod to the eni(i >rary car« of Sergoant U»liet. who had m i diftu-alty in ac comodating him at thi« watchbonsc. A short t-1 eop und a little treut mont, however, worked wonders wiili the putioni, who appeared pt»r fi'Otly lucid when lui ugain faced Mr Dawson y>'8tt>rday morning, to answer a churgo of having nsad threatening lanyuasti at ths Doctor's Crook Motol on Wednesday. Cotter did not deny the impeachment Sergt. Usher, who, with Constable Elliott, bad brought the man into Htawi'll on WtnlnosJay night, did not press for a conviction. Cottar, h» said, wrh obviously suffering from the effects of n wine-drinking bout, b...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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CR. MAHNKE'S DEPARTUR[?] [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

CR- MAHNKE'S DEParTurI A( the invitation o( the Mny„r (c J A Larkati) a goodly number c,l t|,> trifiulu of Cr G Mahnlie ussotnlii ^ ut the Town Hull hint uiKi,t ,0 him and Mrs Mahnke. bun vi>yai,c,, thoir trip lo Gounany an.I otli«mru of Europe. 'I'll.. M.iyor, w||„ ,,r[lg.' (led, explained i hat aUhou-h Cr »»,l Mrs Mahukt) were nm le.ivinK Homo days, (he fja^hciiti^ was , hold that evciiiiu'n avoid th.. ilujl£ which would be cxpoi iciicc-.l in different diteclioiis us Easter upproj | ched. The Mayor said Cr Muhuke l,ai> been in SUnvoll for 8om<'thi,ig '26 yeais Ho (the Mayor) h.ul |;,l0Wn Cr Mahnke for 17 or IS years, anci hud been closely asH';eta>ed \yj,|, him for live or six yearn, iim| |lc oonld Bay without fear < f contradic tion that a more worthy eiiixen tliee had uot h.wl in their midst (or manv years. (Hear, hear.) lie ceul.l also say that Cr Mahnko hud doue his part right along the line. He l)ai| made a success of his business, and bud be...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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EASTERTIDE (Contributed). [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

EASTERTIDE (Contributed;. Easter—that time of merry making when thousands of pleasure-seekers flock to our town, as the Mohamme dens head for Mecca—is an increas ingly busy time (or one and all. Not only do our viaitora come from neighbouring towns, as ia mostly the case for sports meetings, but from all iho States of the Commonwealth. Iiumlreds of former residents return and make the Eastertide their an nual vacation, during whioh happy reunions tako place, and the span of a long year is discussed, removals and arrivals are rellected upon, some with joy and others .with regiet ; i but through it oil everybody seems ben' on pleasure, and this year's carnival will undoubtedly prove one of the mo?t attractive that Stawell has ever known. From Thursday next till the following Thursday business in the town will be exceed ingly brisk, It will also ba a time of excitement. On Thursday, April Sth, the carnival seaBon commences with n starling match, On Good Friday the various religions bod...

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A STEAM DISINFECTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

A STEAM DISINFECTOU. A new French steam disinfecting apparatus consists of a two-quart boiler, heated by an alcohol lamp, and having- a flexible tube leading the steam to a discharge nozzle. The steam jet destroys bacteria, bed ver min, and other insects and insect eggs. It is especially effective for disinfecting: clothing, bedding rugs, and carpets, but may also be used on lloors and other woodwork.

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SCIENCE NOTES & NEWS. CONCRETE BELLS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

SCIENCE NOTES & NEWS. 4 CONCRETE BELLS. The peculiar vibratory or non-vi bratory properties of coiicretc arc strikingly shown in bells made of this material. A bell cast iu concrete will ring almost like a metal boll, but a slight touch of the hand server immed iately to stop vibration and the result ing sound. This is due to the lack of homogeneity from the standpoint of sound transmission.

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HOW PICK-ME-UPS MAKE YOU EAT LESS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

HOW PICK-ME-UPS MAKE YOU EAT LESS. Many people oxcu.su themselves for taking a pick-me-up boforo dinner on tho ground that it is an oxcollonl thing to start on, just ''to liolp tho digestion along." It doesn't. Aa a muttor of fact, tlio particular contrac tions of tho stomach which givo us tho soneo of "fooling hungry*1 aro stopped by alcohol in any fonu. At tho sumo timo tho end-organs, of tusto and Hindi, as well as those which lmvo a dolicato sensitiveness "on tho way down/' aro excited by tho alcoholic tonic. Thus when you drink a pick-mo-up you havo tho queer mixture of tho mouth and gullot telling tho stomach to got roady to bo hungry and tho stomach itsolf losing interest in the proceedings, for it has tho effect of stopping tho contracting motions in* side which remind ua that we aro hungry. After tho meal has begun, howover, and there is somo food in tho stomach, beor or a little light wine does not havo this harmful effect. It is whon tho stomach is entirely empty that tho...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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RURAL CRITICISM. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

RURAL CRITICISM. Aftor tho well-known pianist'# con cert was ovor tlio rural critic quietly took ub aside and gave vent as fol lows lo his pout-uj) foolingB: "I toll you, mister, sho was a slash er. Our Jonnio couldn't hold a candle to lier. Whon sho first sat down she inuked wild, tlion with a howl dug hor finger-nails into them 'oro rough notes and shot 'oin like lightning up into tho tliin ones. Then sho paused for u reply, mister. She thon commenced at tho right-hand side, wont a-rippling along, hand ovor fist, till sho got clean down, making a noise like thunder. "Sho then yanked a handful out of the centre, and plated them at tho end, then wigglod with two fingers, grabbed up another fistful, pmichod right and left, went ripoty-hopety scotcliy up juid down, and I toll you that 'ere pianner howled. "She then gave another snort, end when sho went sho busted in like mad, raised up off hor chair, stuffed threo fingerfuls there, crammod six mora in tho corner, gobbled up a: few mor...

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Spanish Perfumes. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

Spanish Porfumes. In the hilly country and throughout the central serai-arid tablelands and mountainous section of Spain, a pro fusion of medicinal and aromatic plants grow wild, and their roots, leaves, and flowers are dessicated or distilled for the essential oils and per fumes of commerce. Among these unculturcd plants aro arnica, bitter orange, rosemary, cider, mild major am, lavender, thyme, mallows, common camomile, eucalyptus, salvia, hyssop, pennyroyal, sweet marjoram, mint, peony, sarsaparilla, European ash, bit ter pomegranate, and gentian. The work of gathering and preparing the roots is performed by country folk,, many of whom have small "alambi ques" or stills in which the essence of the plants are extracted and refined. Distillation through direct heat is the process generally used, the operators as a rule being too poor to Invest in the more expensive steam treatment. The industry is entirely unorganised, each manufacturer selling his pro ducts to the best advantage t...

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