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AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCES. EVERY MAN PHYSICALLY FIT IS WANTED. CONDITIONS OF ENLISTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
AUSTRALIAN RXPUDITION ARY POliCBS. EVER? MAN PHYSICALLY PIT IS . WANTED. CONDITIONS OF KNliIHTMRXT. Ago 18 to 45 ,ycar9 Minimum Height ... 5 foot,2 inches Ohcst Measurement ... 38 inches . Persons desiring to online should apply at the noarest Town Hall. Shire flail, Drill Hall or Recruiting Dopot, whore arrangements will be made for medical examination. Persons who arc considered suitable will bo granted free railway tickcU to tho metropolis for final medical examination and enlistment. • BATES OF FAY WtR DAT. * Alter Embarkation Prior to (Inoluding Embarkation doferrod pay) Lieutenant 16/ 21/ Sergeant 10/ 10/fl Corporal • 9/ 10/ Private , 6/ fl/ SEPARATION ALLOWANCE. Separation allowance will bo paid to married men who aro receiving loss than 8/ per day, kufc"such allowance will not exceed the amount necessary to make up tho difference botween their daily rate of pay and 8/ per day. Subject to this limitation tho amounts payable are as follows (a) For wife living at home, 1/5 per ...
LUCERNE FOR MILCH COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
I LUCHHNE i''UU MILCH COWS. A bulletin of the International Insti tute of Agriculture, Koine, gives some details of experiments in feeding In come alone can oirly exceptionally ami eenio alone an only exceptionaJlf ami temporarily afford a profitable food for milcll cows; while, combined with other l'odders iu proper proportions, it is one ot' the best fodders. Jn the beginning of the season, while the lucerne is young,' it is, best supplemented with mangolds nr cereals; but, when the lu cerne is oldei', it. Is better fed with oil cake, or, in.small vat,ions, with oil-cako and cereals. A","hen feeding cows in ex cellent cuiMitiuiij'/hu addition ot1 oil cake to a limited quantity of lucerne was more 'favourable to tho yield of inillc than a corresponding quantity of oats, Jiouglily speaking, Ihe number of sheep estimated to bo in existence at t.ho pre*enl lime is some 015,000,000. Of these, one-third at least aro found within tIn; confines of the British Um pire, This fact at once sh...
HAMPDEN SHIRE COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
I HAMPDfiN SHIRE COUNCIL The monthly meeting of the above was held on the 6th tilt. CorTesoondanM. From LamlH Purchase and Man agement ' Board forwarding litho showing the road and atone reserve at Werneih Estate. The engineer said that at VVerneth bridge one of the property holders had fenced in a portion of the raid. The matter was left in the hands of the engi neer to be attended to, the owner to be notified that "the fence must lie removed, and that the Lands Pur chase Board be similarly notified. Also that the Board bo notified that the destroyed survey mast be made good. From Shire of Warragul, aaking council to co-operate in advocating conscription for military service, i Cr Oman said ho was strongly in favor of comcription, and other councillors expressed a similar view. Cr Black Raid ho favored conscrip tion,but Iih questioned if the matter was within the sphere of what they i had heoii elected for. It wa6 agreed to co-operate. From Willingham Bros., Cressy, | requesting th...
ENSILAGE—ITS VALUE AND COST OF PRODUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
ENSILAGE—ITS VALUE AND COST OF PRODUCTION. (Bj K. Jl. Ivorr, Dairy Supervisor, liew»nioh Kami, Werribee.) In Miccvssltil Uair.v prucLice, from a productivo and economic standpoint, tliu feeding of tho dairy cattle is tho farmer's chiof concern, and it needs very little experience to convince any intelligent farmer that any lack of at toution in- thought on this important subject will .soon ho t.hown by a de creasing yield of the cows, and a fall ing off in condition. Again, experience proves lliat olio must expect a .small yield the hticceeding Inflation period. For any certainly of profitable re sult those feeding operations mil'* he planned many months in advance, be cause no man lias any certain idea ol what Providence holds ill store in the sliapo of rainless periods, floods,' .posts, and uuforseon contingencies. 'IJiiese hard times are experienced in nil coun tries, and am apparently u reminder against carelessness, and perhaps ne cessary for tho proper working of the universe....
A DAINTY RIBBON CAMISOLE. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
A DAINTY JU15130X GAM1SGE.E. . J. J,'a au. oJU idea to have camisoles ..of ; embroidery or laee, scantily f rimmed with ribbon; but a camisole mado of wide strips of ribbon; with a small piece of laco as trimming, is quite a novelty.' ; Anil it doesn't- take any timo to make. Get some wide, soft, satin ribbon, cut it perfectly straight tho desired longth; ihoni it l'or;tlie waist, and thread elaptic through this limn. Fasten it -up the back; put a gauged lino of .narrower ribtioii above tKo; straight band, aiid head1 it with some laco if this seems necessary. The gauged ribbon makes quite a good heading by itself..'' /.Tho saino width of gauged or plain ribbon 'l'orms the shoulder straps. A e.a'misole. r of this description can bo made'from L.threc yards of. wide ribbon; aiid satin «ribbou washes excellently. ... • • •fc^'
FOR WOMEN THE NEWEST FASHIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
FOREWOMEN. . (Uj ,"AJ»brosiue.','J . TUB, -XliWIiST PAS1II0XS. 'ji ■ AVhcn .the redingote in worn, it is , ? often cleverly gored at the edge, ho as to convoy, a cortain ividtli at the feet. Thorp "hat) boon au idea of reviving the • jjiroetoiro. coat with-the Louis XV'J. . . -culTa.; Turnover-collars ami buttons on • , these are a feature. The -modes of the L majority of clothra are conservative aiul rational; smartness ami simplicity » . are a most desirable imiou, and there, .■"^iayuuch in the new modes to illuatrato t-his/": Fashion, however, is ho varied •i'4and .so changing that'there is iin liiiid .. aiul-JEaat: rule that caunot be extended, j'.^Xnavo;. and except that tlio hobble skirl r -V is defunct, ft ml, that, to wear a very . narrow :»kirt relegates the wearer to . ;be out.rof the fashion. ..•■Some'of tlio sleeves seem to have imbibed the narrowness of the skirts of last year.- -The wise folks should • . have taken advantage of the sales this year, for short lengths - ...
COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
j COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. ! Tlii! submarines of Great Britain, France, and other Allies liavo special capabilities, duo to important recent patents on inventions covered abroad, and also in Australia. As agents l'or the Famous Electric Boat Company, Xcw V'orlt, .Messrs. 0. 0. Tnrri und Co., Melbourne,' have notilied tlie Minister tor. the-' Navy ol the Commonwealth that they are prepared to arrange for :i licence, to allow of the use in Aus tralia of " improvements in Torpedo Launching Apparatus/" under the com pany's Australian patents ^'os. '1721 and -17 US, dated ilStli April, J HI 1. Com mander G. C. Davison is the inventor, but he assigned -to the Klectric Bout Company. The invention is understood to'be *in actual -use in the British, French, and A Ilied ' navies. Applications for' grant, of complete letters patent, lodged in the following names, have been accepted by the Com missioner. Messrs. (I. 0. Turri and Co., patent attorneys, of the Jiialto, Collins street, Melbourne, hav...
RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
ItECIPES. ' : 3 Preserved Green' Tomatoes.—Imnia turo, grden .tomatoes may bo turned to tsgbod account' in thin way. ■Prick: thorn ■ well .with u darning needle, then i cover ■ thoin with , water . in which ordinary ; salt::has been dissolved 'in tho propor - tioii of a small tablespoonful to; ono :pint-of water. ;On'~-tho. following'day ■ drain and-idryv thom.ivith a soft cloth. ' Weigh, take an equal amount of-.loaf 'or ■ white crystallised sugar,- and" to .'each - pound of sugar, allow a breakfasteupful . (half a pint)i of water, ^throo cloves, and a small piece of cinnamon. .Boil "the water, sugar,' and spices' for-twenty minutes, then put in the. tomatoes, and >• simmer, gently until tlioy ai'c,(juitc ten der, but do not allow them to break. Seal -thoj.jura-- pr?bottles -securely* and keop tlicni stored in a cool, dry place. Pickled Melon-r^-Quai'tor a firm me lon,.remove the seeds and a thick; par jfing,;theiiL,weigh,;,.', Por each,pound 'allow' -tt'poiiiid ,'oC- sugar,-a p...
WERNETH. From our Correspondent. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
WERNETH. From our Correspondent. The races and sports held here on the 4th uIt. were a great suc cess, there being a large atten - dance. The proceeds are to be .given to the Red Cross society, whose funds will benefit consider- ( ably. The sports were held in Mr A. Lawson's paddock, kindly lent for the purpose. The com mittee, president, and the two joint hon. sees, to the movement worked in perfect unison, and the races and sports were got through without any hitch oc curring to mar the afternoon's enjoyment. The lunchedn booth run; by the ladies, where a good cup of tea and as much as you liked to eat could be obtained for sixpence, was crowded all the afternoon, and the revenue from this source very materially helped to swell the revenue; the fruit and soft drinks stall, also, did a good business. Visitors were present from CresBy, Duverney, Rokewood, Berringa, Corindhap and other places. The races and -sports resulted as follows ' RACES. Hack Race. * Bryant's Zaltop, 12.9, G. M...
HARVEST THANKSGIVING SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
j HARVEST THANKSGIVING SERVICES. : Harvest thanksgiving services were conducted in the Methodist church on Sunday last by the Rev L. L. Lovell, who preached both afternoon and evening. The church waa tastefully decorated suitable to the occasion. In the > afternoon the preacher based his remarks upon the text which is found in Matt. 21-19, his subject being the "Disappointment ef Unfruitfulness." He likened the fruitless flg tree to the Jew ish nation of that time. It was the only nation that made great professions concerning religion. Christ pointed out that they were like the fruitless fig tree, in that they made a great show by out ward form and ceremony, but were fruitless as far as spiritual life was concerned. He then went on to speak of unrealised expectation. Let us not make a profession without a possession. We must not add to our unfruit lessness the appearance of fruit. He said the fault of the fig tree was not, that it had .no fruit, which was not to be expected at th...
The Pioneer. CRESSY. WEDNESDAY.MARCH 15. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
Cbe Pioneer. CRESS*. WEDNESDAY.MARCH 15. Senator Pearce assures, us that by June Australia will hava raised its army of 300,000 men without resort to conscription. It is just possible that the Minister of De fence knows something touching voluntary enlistment which is unknown, not only to the man in the street, but to tha editors of great papers and the organisers of big political associations. But that is improbable, for enlistment is determined by the moo«l of young Australians in town and country, a mood on which neither the Australian Defence Depart ment, nor the British War Office, ean have any exclusive informa tion. To most of us it seems clear that the feeling in favor of con scription has grown fast, and is glowing still faster. And, natu rally enough, as it increases, the inclination to enlist voluntarily decreases. Hatred of conscrip tion was a British tradition. In the days of the great Napoleonic wars, the press gang seized men and forced them to fight the battles of th...
QUEEN OF THE CARNIVAL COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
! QUEEN OF THI CARNIVAL ! COMPETITION. TMs competition has now been, completed, «nd voting cardswill ia-distributed witfcis the next iif w two. The candidates no mlaated are— ' 1IIISDOLLIE B9WN. Creasy. HISS W. LANCASTER. Barry kink. M*S B. M M'KSE, Rakewood. MISS OLLIE PIERCE, Cre.sy Seuth. Aad the method of vating is a» followr:—Voting eards rhay be abtained it all centres, and ara purchasable for any sum, 0110 Tata t* ba c»aaUJ! .for every penny subscribed, thus6a wosld claim 9 votaa, la IS votes, Ss St.Totaa, an! , ao on. On tha jsard you mark ajainstthe name1 of tha candidate yea desire to irate far the number «f *»tea you hate purchased. Y»« then place this vating-card ia.tha ballot box ht the earn* place wkfcre you pur chase your vating cards. These ballet foxes willba opened twice 4 week, and progress returns published at tha ve4ing places, flao in " Thie Pioneer" each : wiak.«--Be loyal and support your semination.
THINGS THE POLICE SHOULD KNOW. AN AMERICAN VIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
THINGS THE POLICE SHOULD KNOW. .AN A,M KlilC'A X VIKW. Tin' best lino 8filou produced in his I day was " Kur»w tlivhi;It'.'' Arthur , I..Woods, I'uliee C'otn ui issi o n c r of New York, is a f■ riu believer in .'ill that this implies, i>\it hi' wiml'l alsn have Ult' mi'ii '■ 11111Jiusi11tin' |H.iiii■ ti forei* avail tlirin sohes ut' a thorough knowledge til' others. That. is tile i &lt; I i';i convrn-i'il in a pamphlet whii-li rommiNsiolici' Wood? ha:, ittsite'l. For .vein's it. has I)i\om Uv1 i'x]ii'-.,'(.',mci: ut' high police ollk'inls in New York that criminals have olVonti\"Cl_v covered their tracks, solely, because the /irsl po liceman called- to tlio scene of a crime has not thoroughly noted conditions, or litis tailed to make tlio diligent inves tigation which would place him in pos session of facts easential to bring about tin- iiries'. - •• Particularly ta tins the fact when a murder has been coiitnnttcd by a person whoso identity-.' is" mi It n own .fby Vil li...
MOVEMENTS OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
MOVEMENTS OF THE MOON. Although astronomers have been en deavouring for over 25U years lo ascer tain I ho correct. movomenta of tlw moon, thev are still far from having solved tlir problem. Tin.' astrnnoiiier royal, in his report of -the work at flreenwich iliivin^ Uii- pant; year, culls attention to the Inrreasiiifrly 1 • devia tion between lliii calculated position of tin- moon in I hi! h It y and its real posi lion, us shown by I he flreonwich obser vations. This deviation has latelybeeo increasing in "a msiloiin manner, Iho er ror last year being more than twelve times as large as it, wan twenty years ago, t he average annual inerea*.' amounting • 1111-111Hid two decades to half a sei'oinl of are in longitude. Tin* cause of the failure of astronomers to malic the moon amenable to their exact mathematics, based on the dynamic:) I laws of gravitation, is believed to be some attractive force of which we are at" present, ignorant, though iirall prob ability one factor' is tile true ...
POTASH FROM ALUNITE. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
POTASH FROM ALUNITE. | Production for tho lirst time iu the United States of commercial mineral potash bus beou nnuounced by tho Cto | vcrnmcnt. J.ty a siinpio process potasli has been produced from alunito found in a great vein in. tho Stato of Ulali. As alunito is known to oxiBt in largo quantities in other Statos, it is believod that the discovory assures cho United States of an adoquato supply of potash for agricuHuralpurpbscs,' and for use in tho niauufaeturo of explosives. In 1913 American imports of potassium salts from Germany amounted to £3,000,000.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
Now is your time to buy Crockery. Best English white and gold C'.uv ;'.'id Saucers, large size, 10s doz White and gold fluted Cups and S':»;. :er8, large size, 7a doz White and gold stone Cups airi cars, Gs doz • Plain white iluted Cups and 8«v j. Gs doz Meakin's (English) white porc-sui: Plates, Meat Dishes, Vegetable Ijishes, Bedroom Sets, Ton Jardineres, etc., etc., at PRE-V,7U: i'RICES. We hive also a Large Stock f.f r>iLVER PLATE and GLASS WARE, which it v.Til ir.iy you to Inspect. M. S. Rogers THE PEOPLE'S GENERAL ^TORf-I. DUVERNEY-ST, CRESSY TYLER'S W'm/i the dwellers un the PI:, . ow that it ii possible to b« Hinartly, tustefully unci c. • ' lr&lt;;ssed without having to visit either L. -u--- >r Melbo.urno. Tho process is simple. S* !&lt;( « Penny^Postcard It wilt brtiijt per Return poet their 6j-!;:vin:.i/ illustrated Catalog. Cbooifcjetii &lt;3ostuiu-iii, Milliiiery, Hoisery, .Ribbons, One piece Dres3, Lingerie, Silks, Bmbroidoriei Anything th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 15 March 1916
IHEH- WOMEN! I Know tbol ap*&lt;la! dtaeaivcsof meu aad women, when ncglectedor bad ly (rented, deplete] the Strength &n£ Vigor, and moKe Ufa unbearable. I IreAl every dlMBM fo Cure: Kill and eradicate every Ceroi | Sootbe and 11 oat tb« nerve centre* t fiubduo cSr Inflammation. jaa4 restore « Dermal corvdltloi. W&lt;aK, Diseased ©* DlKoura^ Men chap feave &lt;ho benefit of my years of experience FREE, and may depend on !ha fttrtcteat Conll* dance and Privacy, Call or V/rit«» Medicinm w«&lt; /W fm*, mropp*^ Ntorilx in fit*** «r«pp«r. AU ru&W tootft tfo&lt;ktd •* loubfft yr/cw^ THE ARMY COMBINATION KNIFE You can't get more for your money than this "EX CELL" (.'renin B e j> n r n 1 o r. It Is positively tliu best low priced machine on tlio market. JJullt for Ioiik Hcrvlec, ou tlie ap proved mllk-Btrutlflcatlon split wing type... If yqu'fo u Kimill dairy," you've n larpe need for, thinpopular little niachluc. • Tell '.us jotir ...