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IMPACTION IN SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 22 March 1916
IMPACTION IN SU15ISI?. A sheep o.vperi, gives tlic following remedy for impaction in sheep. Drench ' from tijno to tiino any animals which ^appear to bo (hin or off their feed, using 2 ozs of lOpsoin wilts in mild cases, and up to lozs in tin; cast! of old sheep, the salts being given in a half pint of water. Ho recommends that for stud sheep or breeding ewe-, 2 ozs to '1 ozs of Epsom talts may ito given in Jib of molasses, mid the whole dissolved in a half pint of hot water. In some instances .a second drench may be given a few days after wards, particularly if relief is not obtained after tho first dose. In tbis case i« recojmnended 2o/. to lo;;s of warm castor oil,, or 2oz to loz of raw linseed oil—but tho warm castor oil for preference, This dose of oil is J'athor preferable to following with an other dose of Epsom salts. ' Impaction is most likely to occur in dry seasons When the grass has to a great extent bceomo dried up, and when the water supply is somewhat deficient. Also ...
The Pioneer. CRESSY. WEDNESDAY. MARCH 22. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 22 March 1916
CDe Pioneer. CRESS*. WEDNESDAY.MARCH 22. Mr Hughes has made an extra ordinary reputation in London. The King done him honor, Minis ters have welcomed him as a col league, but most significant of all is the "Times" declaration that the fiscal conference in Paris is likely to be a failure unless the Australian Prime Minister at tends it. The great daily con trasts the plain, forceful speech of Mr Hughes with the timid and vacillating utterances of Mr As quith and his colleagues. Mr Hughes is for making an end of trade with GermaUy, for freeing our commercial enterprises of the lagt vestige of German in fluence. He scorns half mea sures, and show6 no regard for financial interests which threaten the integrity of the Empire. It is rather curious that whilst Mr Hughes was preaching a crusade against German trade, Mr Fisher was telling an audience,gathered in the Mansion House, that we must not crush "freedom-loving Germans, of whom there are many." The remarks of the High Commissioner ex...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 22 March 1916
Now is your time to buy Crockery. Best English white and gold Cups ajid Saucers, large size, 10b doz White and gold jluted Cups and Saucers, large size, 7s doz White and gold stone Cups and Saucers, 6s doz Plain white fluted Cups and Saucers, 6s doz Meakin s (English) white porcelain Plates, Meat Dishes,Vegetable Dishes, Bedroom Sets, Tea Sets, Jardineres, etc., etc., at PRE-WAR PRICES. I We hive also a Large Stock of SILVER PLATE and GLASS WARE, which it will pay you to Inspect. M. S. Rogers THE PEOPLE'S GENERAL STORE. DUVERNEY-ST, CRESSY TYLER'S Wish the dwellers on the Plains to know that it is possible to be smartly, tastefully und correctly dressed without having to visit cither Ballarat or Melbourne. Tho process is simple. Send a Penny Postcard it will bring per Return post their splendidly illustrated Catalog. Choose yon; &lt;0ostumes, Millinery, Hoisery, Ribbons, One piece DreBS, Lingerie, Silks, Embroideriei Anything that a Dressy Woman desires. ' Tyler's j JkRE REA...
COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. MANUFACTURERS' OPPORTUNITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 22 March 1916
COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. MANU l-'AUFUKHHS" OIH'OIMTX itiks. J lio siibjuarines ol Ureal iSritain, J'Yaiico and oilier Allies linvo «j>w:nl otipiil.)ititiort &lt;lno to important recent patents oil inventions covered abroad, mid also in Australia. As agents lor tin* Kiimotis Kleelrio Company, Now York, Messrs (J. 0. Turri and Co., Melbourne, patent attorneys, have notified the .Minister for the Navy of tlic Common ironllh Hi a I 11 wy nrn /ce llared to arrange for a licence to allow of tlio nso in Australia of "Improve ments in Torpedo Launching Appara tus," under tlio Company's Australian I'nLuiit^, N'os. .irul and -l/i'S. daled 2Stli April, Kill. Commander G. C. Davidson is tlio inventor, but lio as signed to the J'JIeetric Mont Company. Tlio invention is understood to lie in actual uso in the British, French, and allied niivies. Licenses for manufacture and Iim; of an apparatus for fire extinguishing by liquid carbonic acid, under tho Aus tralian Patent, No, 12181/1-1, gra...
THE ANZAC'S FAREWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 22 March 1916
THE ANZAC'S FAREWELL Uood-hye, old chum, a Inst good-bye, l&lt;"or no have word to up and go. Wo fought together, you and I, And, Lord I it was a lively show1 „ ; Wo look our gruel with the host, But chucking it is hard to liear, And I could envy you your rent Under your little cross up there. Whafr-tlid HTT*gain the long months through, Kur such .» as you have ]iaid, And thousands moio who fell like you, The gallant hovs who came—-—and stayed 'i Xii •mucli, perhaps, ill guns or ground, iJul just Lliu sort of liamo (.hat clings, for "Anzac," all llio world around, Stands for a lot of useful things. Vou helped to juaku it, though your breath Is still for ever, and your fame Shall speak of high contempt of death To those who never heard your namn. Oood-hyc, hut while the Turkish shells Kali hai'iulufM on our vacant lines Ahovo that hard-won hell of hells, For mo a crimson glory shines. "Touoiistono" in tlio "Diiiiy iNfnil"
"SCORCHING" OF LEAVES BY WIND. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 22 March 1916
"SCORCHING" OF LEAVES BY WIND. Mchm'F. Barker «nd (itmingliaiii, of I lie University of Bristol, have investi gated ;i mysterious " scorching " of the folia#** of apple trees, Tvliich whs at first thoHght to bo fine to a fungus or to injury l>y spraying. ]t was found, however, li) lie the result o£ friction between adjacent leavos, the rough Odgo of one leaf irritating tho colls of an other, and developing a purplish dis colouration, which lator turned brown, dried up, and presented tho , typical scorched appearance. Tho writer sug goats that much of tho injury hereto fore ascribed to spray miifmro may ronlly bo tho r'esnlt of vnnd aitioa,
A WONDERFUL OPERATION. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 22 March 1916
A WONDERFUL OPERATION. A trouderful operation lias just been ..performed aL a London hospital ou . a llritiaii oflieer, who was taken • •iirisonor by tbo Germans, and allowed .-to.'return to England, as lie wan in cuprioitutod for further military ser vice, 'J ho oflieor was wounded in one arm by German machine-gun lire dining a chlirfjo,. nnd asked a Germ,'in soldier who found him helpless on tJi&lt;> ground for a drink of water. The German's reply wns tb thrust his bayonet l,lu'Oti[jll tlio officer's ill)ironikIo'J unit. After lying in the open for some bourn, tllo British odieor was removed to it Genii,'in hospital, where both his urjiis were uimoeessaril.v amputated, "jis if thoy had been ehopped off with a hatchet," and so as to leave no Ktumpa. Sineo arriving home lie has Ix-en in llio hands of one iif the mo'l brilliant London surgeons (says I ho "Daily, Kx press'') By means of a bono taken from his leg, and a (lap of skin turn ed back from his body, h» has now bee...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 22 March 1916
I FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE. 1. Cultivate and perfect your ideas. Experiment. Tho world is eager for something new, which, however simplo it may be, will save labour or expense, or do things bolter. Let it bo mora convenient, or promote pleasure—re duce waste. People who handle things in everyday use are the natural inventors of better things, and Mio natural capitalists of j to-morrow. Head the splendid advice that ivlison gives. I.earn the procedure as to pa tenting in the chief countries—Ihcn se cure your own legal monopoly for your rights by becoming a patentee. If that workman or foreman, or your ingenious l'riend, has produced u clever invention, put him on the IracJt of famous and wealthy investors. . Mr. l'\ Townsend, an editor, says of the "inventors' Guide":—i. am re commending it strongly to friends. Best of the kind I have ever *eon. It should do a lot of- good, it is an in centive, telling him where he can obtain the " inventor's Guide.'' 3. I'or yourself obtain this book,...
THE PROFIT THAT ARISES FROM DIPPING SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 22 March 1916
THE PROFIT THAT ARISES FROM DIPPING SHEEP. Tlio intention of (liis article is to drtw llio attention of owners of largo and tmuill /locks to the profit to l»i de rived from dipping sheep, irrespective iih to their boing tide and lico infested, and to the most practical mid easiest way of going about'- it. 'Soin'e -ow object oil account of expense, iind Iluuiy moro because thev don't lil;o work, and others, again, kavo 110 lik ing for sheep beyond (lie C s il part, and some take to shoep raising wiili insufficient knowledge of thu art, of profitable sheep farming. it would bo a good demonstration to exhibit at sonio of our pawtoral shows, say, 50 sheop of the 0110 age breed and sex, reared under exactly similar conditions—'Jo dipped and 'Jo undipped. A leaser number would do, provided eadi lot got Iho Minvo treat ment from Mart to finish. J.et, tlieni bo weighed before dipping, and also tlio controls, and at Iho exhibition, lot both lots be weighed, sav, not, less than eight months' ...
PEN PICTURE OF GREAT BATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 22 March 1916
PEN PICTURE OF GREAT BATTLE. New and thrilling details of the buttle of Melgrade are furnished by- tin eye-witness, Dr. K. B. 7;ownoiy of Now York. 'I'llo doctor, who lius . been, in ^yorviilv. for- many months helping .thu 'American J?od Gross service, bus ar lived in Now York. : . " In/tliuJlght for IhopossOHsion of Belgrade,' ■> hu'kL Dr. -Downer , " the ,A ustro-Gernm n forces continued ,u bom bardment for throo days. : The ;bom bardmont was: followed by Imud-lo-liaiid conflicts ■ in ' tlio "BtrccLs ((ff the city. Whon the 'invaders crossed tlio Danube Ilia' Joss oMit'o;Wfis greatest.1 : '■ : ; f saw entire battalions of Hunga rians swept from boats ami; vaCts on which: thoy' crossed tho Danube. The muchino-guii.firo wasslcrriflc.v-.The river wiis'i flllod/ with bodies, and resembled •a'Canadian log drive.-'- . ■ 1, Tho iScrbS ifought bravely. Weight of numbers (innlTy prevailed. After the crossing;oC. the rivorwas effected, a hand-to-hand conflict for^the possession of ilio'...
SUBMARINES IN SEA OF MARMORA. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 22 March 1916
SUBMARINES IN SEA OF MAR MORA. To date Knglish and French subnia i*ilies have smink about tliirly Ktearners, lii'ly small lioats, six torpedo boats, two destroyers, one gunboat, and two crui sers—tho .Mi'SHi)ii(licd and the Jleired din Barbaiossa—most of tlieni full of guuii. nUrd^ aiiiiininiti^Uj.y.ii, tho Hea of Miiriuoia. Until'June the Turks never admitted tho presence of submarines in the Sea „of Marmora. J.iut one bright June day, 'irt view of thousands of pansers-by, u sub'iiarino appeared in front of Galata Urvly, waved a French lla^', aii'i fited two torpedoes, one on tho right side of Tophano ami (he oilier on t.ln; left al tfirl.adji, where a hole 10 l'l. in dia• .meter was made in the German steamer, fitainboul, which was sunk. On each Hide there were waiting to depart, for Gallipoli six transports full of soldiers. It is impossible tn describe tho disor der that followed. The soldiers began to tumble down, one over the other, on tho quay, and run into the streets near b...
AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCES. EVERY MAN PHYSICALLY PIT IS WANTED. CONDITIONS OR ENLISTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 29 March 1916
AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITION ARY FORCES. EVERY MAN PHYSICALLY PIT 18 WANTED. coxorrioNg or bklistusht. Ago 18 to 45 years Minimum Height ... 5 feet 2 inches Cheat Measurement ... 88 inches Persona desiring to onlist should apply at the noarost Town Hall, Shiro Hall, Drill Hall or Itonruiting Depot, where arrangements will bo rasdo for modioal examination. Persons who are nonsidored suitablo will be grantod freo railw.iy tickets to tho metropolis for final medical examination nnd enlistmont. . BATSS OF PAT TBB DAT. After Embarkation . Prior to (Including Embarkation deferred pay) Lioutonant 15/ . 21/ Sorgeant 10/ 10/8 Corporal 9/ 10/ Privato 6/ 8/ SITUATION' Air.OWAWCB. Separation allowanoo will bo paid to married men who aro receiving less than 8/ per day, but such allowance will not exceed the amount necessary to make up tbo difference between their daily rats of pay and 8/ por day'. Subject to this limitation the amount! payable are ns follows (a) For wife living at home, 1/6 per day (b)...
IMPORTANT. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 29 March 1916
IMPORTANT Concerning Home p#rl» of the district news eom*8 but seldom This ia not the fault of the Editor, for be haa no miraculous power of knowing what in happening iu nil tho arc* of circulation. It in the fault of rpaiderits in the silent places Will eome man or woman take tho matter In hand and cause tho silence to oeasfl ? If no one else is doing; it for your district will TOU try on those lines ? Bond accounts of public and social events in your township or neighborhood, such as weddinRB, deaths, accidents,concerts, matters touching the industries,etc. Write yonr name in some corner ; not for printing, but for good faith. Write the names of persons rery distinctly. Do not bother about grammar or spelling; it is the Editor's work to look after tlissa trifles. The barest skeleton is enough. Writs on one side of th« paper only. Giro information, but 1 let criticism alone.
COLAC SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, 20th March. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 29 March 1916
COLAO SHIRE COUNCIL. Jiiondav, 2&&lt;h March. Present—Oiu Daffy (president), Parsons, Nelson,Dunoon,Johnstone, Thomas, Oockerill, M'Lonnan, Han' cock and Baker, . . . • Correweodeeeik From Pablie Health Department, requesting the council's observations on a complaint made by the pro prietress of a private hospital in regard to alleged irregularities in the conditions tinder which patients I were admitted to certain other pri vate hospitals in Colac.—Inspector to report to next meeting npon all cases of private hospitals in Colac in which prosecations wore d«sir able. ■ Prom C. D. Ross, secretary Cressy Hospital Carnival, thanking council for extending its patronage to the carnival being held on April 10 in aid of Calac District Hospital, and asking' that, as the day was Eight Hours Day, it be gazetted a pnblic holiday in the Creasy portion of the •hire, and if possible in the town of Colac.—Request granted for tb« Colac, Baeac and Cressy portions of th« ahira. . From...
PRODUCE FAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 29 March 1916
PRODUCE FAIR. The financial results of this fair are very fine indeed, and ia due, in great part, to the co operation of all who have the progress of their Empire and their local school at heart. Prom the accompanying: balance-sheet it will be seen that the war relief fund is augmented by £18 Is, plus 12s 6d subscribed by the children during February and March, £18 13s 6d. The school fund is increased bv £18. It is to be hoped that this will prove but a forerunner of further suc cessful ejfforts that will bring the contributions of our school above every other school in the Colac inspectorate. Without appear ing to lessen the sincerity of the thanks that,are due to all coritri butors; wordB of Bpecial thanks are diie to Mrs Bown end to Mr Phillips. The former, in addi tion to contributing to the gene ral stock of the stalls, entirely stocked'£he soft drinks stall. The latter, besides contributing to the produce section, made. a special gift of the proteins that enabled Miss K. Bown ...
CARNIVAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 29 March 1916
* > CARNIVAL NOTES. " The Tenth ! The Tenth ! The ■ Glorious Tenth !" This will be the cry •of the district for the remainder of the ■ year should Providence grant the wishes ' of all and Bend us a bright, clear day on Carnival Day, April 10th next. Barely a fortnight to go, but things are well in hand, so the secretary and his satellites say. The programme for the concert is being arranged by the Misbcs Maie and Ila Johnstone, of Colac, and rumors are '.busy of an excellent list of songs.duets, raconteurs, commedietta, dialogue, and ■other mouth-watering, aoul-stirring, and heart-thrilling items, including a patri otic chorus and tableaux from the boau . . .teous maidens and gontlemen of Corind ' hap. We will be " Boyling " ovor with ''/-.•excitement. The prices of admisaion to the concert are fixed at la 6d and Is. Much too low for the great feast of pleasure being arranged on the table of •enjoyment.. The dance, too, promises to be a big - -success. Splendid floor, cool evenin...
READY HELPS. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 29 March 1916
RJBADY HELPS. Xerer wusto scraps of' meat or dripping; they should be molted down ;ind clarified. Yon will then always have 8O1110 pure dripping in readiness i'or cooking purposes. When swooping a carpet occasionally dip tha broom into "a mixture of salt and water. Do not saturate tlio broom —merely damp it—and tlio carpet wil.l assume a revived and fresh appear j ancc. Inlc enn bo removed from washing material % sprinkling a little tomato jnico on to the stain; after leaving for a foir ;ninutcs, wash in tlio usual way. When,- tiirough putting tiie hands into hot MKla-V.itoi", the skin becomes shrunken, rub it with a little ordinary naif;, and it will gradually become ; smooth again. To remove iron-mould from linen, l.iako .1 solution of raits of lemon and warm water. After applying this mix ture) to tho stain, the article should lie ■well rinsed in1 cold water and left to dry.
[?] E SESAC. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 29 March 1916
.... . SESAC. A vary inUtctting service wu held in the Presbyterian church o> Sunday, 19th iast., when the acholara of the Sunday achool took the aervice arranged by the Britiah arid Foreign Bible aoeiety. The children taking part wore the colors and exhibited the flag* •f the cation they repreaented The superintendent, Mr George Merries, took charge of the child rea'a aervice. Thoee who took part were—Misfl Deria Nelaon at Great Britain. MissAlice M'Dou Sl. Belgium; Master James 'Lean, France; recitation, Adale Naakfrtia, M Meaaage of LoveBible Society,' Adele Nankervis; Miss Beryl Nanker vis, Russia; Alan Swanhorough, enemy countries; Clarence Stra chsn, Aaatralia. • Special hymns prepared by the Bible society ware alao aaed for theaervice, and the collection waataken up by two of the scholars and was devoted to the cause of Britiah and Foreign Bible society.' Rev. W. Collins, of Colac, took the afternoon service in the Me thodist chureh.and also preached at Wearing in tha even...
HEALTH REMEDIES. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 29 March 1916
hea lth remedies. :If only wo nil realised t!i&lt;- valno of j cprtaiu foodstuffs not half tho various iaodicn?s would bo rocjuircd as aro t*kon at tho present clay. By eating sufficient of tli.e right kind of foml, we' should bo ablo to keep ourselves-' in pcrfcct health. Buttermilk is found excellent for digestive disturbances. Celory, is splendid for tliofso *vlm'Mif f&lt;»r frojii' rheumatism spinarh is also good for rhoumnti.sm as well as gout. Cidor proves to bo an excellent re medy for dyspepsia. Lcttuco greatly assists tho person suffering from sleeplessness, whilst po tatoes sire found invaluable for tho Harry person. A stowed onion provides /in excellent remedy for'a cold, or a good altorna ' tiro'is hot lemon-water without sugar'. *' i Black currant jelly can hardly bo ben ten x« a remedy for sore throat.
I.O.R. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 29 March 1916
I.O.R. The quarterly meeting of the Woady Tent of the local Recha bites was recently held, and the progress shown was most marked and interesting. The officers for this half year are—C.R., Bro. J. B. Mowat; D.R., Sister J. Nel son ; P.C.R., Bro. J. Dawkini; Secretary, Bro. C. Dawkiaa; Treasurer, Bro. D. M'lnnes; M.S.. Sister A. Prewae; W.S., Bro. Robt. Nelson ; Levite, Bro. Rupert Nelson ; Guardian, Bro. M. Whittingham ; Auditers, Bres Lawaon and Faulkner. 'Ihe Tent is providing (in con Junction with the Good Templars at Foxhow) the soft drinks stall at the hospital carnival free of cost, for which the carnival com rait tee has expressed their great thanks. The meetings are well atten. dad, and the frequent socialities' are means of enjoyment and pleasure to the largo number of yoang peeple whe attend foit nlghtly. A social evening as a se«d-eff to Bro. Rev. L. Lovell was he'd oh Monday evening last, when a large attendance of members vera present. The Junior Tant, in whom Bro. Love...