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[?]W HIS HORSE JIBS NOT. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

... t/VV IX1S UOKSE JIBS NOT. _ •i-tiOman Urondup hitohed Sclini io ir* "one-hoss" rig and turned hia ?ud villageward. l'ou seo, Solomon &d soiuo apples that ho wished to iiarket. 'Ihe animal wont about half the distance quito well; »hcu bad thoughts entered hig head—ho would jib. Aud jib ho did, so bad that all fciolomou's efforts to mako hira 2° wero unavailing. Xlo did not whip tho horse, mind you. Like his aucieat namesake, Solomon was possessed Of wisdom, having imbibed duriiig his two-score and odd yours a auliiciont supply for ovcry-day purposes. Ho merely pushed Selim back a littlo OUfc of the way of passers-by; then, show ing him a .strap, and putting it under his very nose, he wout to tho off-sido unJ securely fastened one end of tho strap to his foreleg close up to hia body. Then throwing tho other end across his shoulder, ho fasteued it to his near leg between tho foot and pas tern joint, taking the strap up enough to raise the loot considerably off thu ground. T...

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MINING NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

MINING HEWS. VJJ South Buiry.—Yield (or fortnight, 135 ozs. from 175 bilious.

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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AN AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

AN AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE . TEAEN. Jn California the mountain is car ried to Mahomet, and tho farmers aro ♦ervcil by a travelling colloge. Thia is a train. The season 1911*12 was the fourth year of running, and eloso on 5,000 miles wero covered in tho last campaign. In tho train individual jars were devoted to special subjecta agricultural and horticultural inter* istj so that persons interested in a spo :ial lino could visit that car in parti Millar, listen to the lccturo of tho spo lialist in charge of tho car, and ask is many questions as they saw fit. Tho precise number of auditors at theso loc Lures during 11UI-12 was 102,024, ac cording to a careful coubus taken at each stop of tho train. Thia was an increase of 21,000 persous, or 31 per cent, over tho attendance of tho pre vious year. Commenting on tho latest tour, the "Pacific Free Press" statos that there was a noted increaso of in terest at practically every placo visit o*l, and in all of tho fow instances where tho attendan...

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

The great doctor silt in his study there. And leaned quite calmly back in his chair; The shivering patient sat before him— Frightened, you'd own, if you only saw him. "Friend," said theductor, "hava no fear, I'luck up your courage, be of good cheer! Woods' Peppermint Cure's the thing for you, And soon you'll confess my words are true."

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THINKING OF HIMSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

THINKING OF HIMSELF. Two Irish soldiers stationed Tn tlio West Indies were accustomed to Iwitho daily in a little* bay which was gonor ally supposed to bo froo from sharks. Though on good terms witli each othor, they were not what might bo called fast friends. One day, n* thov woro swimming about otto hundred yards from tho shore, Put observed Miko suddenly mak ing for tho land as hard as ho could without saying a word. AVondoring wimb was the matter, Pat struck ou vigorously after him, and landed at his eomiuinton'rt heels. "Is there anything wrong wid yol" imjuired Vat, feelingly. "Nothing—nothing at all," replied tho other. "Thin what did ye nmko sich a sud dint rotrato for an' lavo 1110?" contin ued Pat, ''Heda«!tM answered Miko, ooolly, "I 'spied tho I'm of a big shark about '/wonty feet ahead, an' I thought whilo ho was playiu' wid you it wud givo mo iimo to racho tho shorol"

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FEDERAL ISSUES. GROUND OF BATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

FEDERAL ISSUES. * ~ GROUND OF BATTLE. It is a pity that the Federal Parliament should devote some of its lasb hours to discussion of a sott calculated to cloud the real issues on which the'electors arc to pronounce in two or three months. L'.-t it he admitted that there is possibility of honest difference of opinion ns to t!,e interpretation ol clause 57. More than that, let it be granted that Messrs Irvine and Hughes do honestly differ as to the meaning of 1 its words, still the Governor-General has studied the Constitution, and has decided in accordance with his reading of the clause. Every Australian who gives a thought to Federal matters knows that the two test bills were submitted with a definite purpose, that party leaders wrangled as to how His Excellency would act, that, let him do what he would, he was bound 10 set aside the reasoning of the present Attorney-General or his predecessor in office. Whether the Governor-General was right or was wrong is a point students of the ...

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
LABOR ADDRESSES. SENATOR BARNES AND MR. McKISSOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

LABOR ADDRESSES. —ili SENATOR BARNES AND MR. McKISSOCK. mmma .»I :IB?ra.«RSffl A Labor rally was held in the Creswick town hall on Saturday even ing last, when there was a good attend ance. Messrs R. J. Burchell and W. F. Finlayson, Federal members for Fremantle and Brisbane respectively, had been advertised to speak, but were unable to visit Creswick, and Senator Barnes and Mr A. N. McKissock stepped into the breach and deliveied addresses. The chair was occupied by Mr A. Russell, president of the local branch of the P.L.C., who briefly apologised for the absence of Messrs Burchell and Finlayson, and intro duced the speakers for the evening. Senator Barnes said the people of Australia were never more deeply in terested in politics than at the present time. If ever they should be doing something it was now if the country is to be run in the interests of the people from now onwards. In Kjio they gave the Labor party ponrcr for three years, and he did not think any Laborite need be as...

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

OBITUARY. ■a Tlic many friends of another old identity of the Coghill's Creek district, in the person of Mr Hugh M'Dermott, will regret to learn of his dealli, which took place at his residence on Tuesday morning last after a comparatively short illness. The deceased, who was 86 years old, leaves a widoiv and grown up family of daughters and one son, the latter being Mr Frank M'Dainott, resident of Co^hiU's Creek. The funeral of deceased took place on Thursday last and was very largely attended. Many farmers and others from the surrounding district at. tended to pay the last tribute of respect lo one of th-iir oldest inhabitants. The remains of deceased were interred ill the Conhill's Creek Cemetery. The coffin-bearers were Messrs II. Lange and K. ScarfTu (suns-iti-law), T. Mullins, I'. Kean, J as. Griffin and Jas. and the pall-bearers C'rs J. Troup, ,M. Ryan, aud R. Medwell, Mcsiit Jus drills, J. Doolan, \V. Cleaver, J. W, CJrillc, Jer. Griffin, J. Turnbull, T. Turnbull,'1'. S-J-'f...

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
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Newlyn. M I.A. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

Newlyn. —rtr^ M LA. The usual weekly meeting of the abjve was held on Tuesday evening last. A very interesting debate took place, the subject being, ''Which is the most conducive to the physical and moral development of a man, tennis or football " The item on the syllabus for this evening is "Humorous readings."

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE DOT AND DASH GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

THE DOT AND DASH GIRL ' At a timo when (bo cry of women in' racing tho sphcro of wen's Jegitimate employment is loud in tho land, it is interesting to rocall (snys tho Sydnoy "Oaily Telegraph") liow much enoour agement they got in that campaign from men themselves. Thoy havo re cently carried another citndol in tho ISlectrio Telograph Department in Syd ney. A visitor to that wonderful oen tro of activity, tho oporating-rooin. will liud girls transcribing upon typowfitors messages from tho dot and dash tapes, that are known in technical terms tho iap.« 1'roin tho Gell transmitter. "And," prophesies a head of a de partment, "it is only a mattor of timo u.;l:I the girls will ho on tho Gell ma* chines themselves. Of oourso it is a matter of individual intelligence and smartness hut thero is really no reason why they should not do tho wholo of lhe work instead of only reading." To tho uninitiated tho AJorso oodo ..r. sents something inhnitely moro puz .'«ing than Pitman's shorthand, but,...

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ANIMAL TRAINING. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

ANIMAL TRAINING. Most people iiavo heard of the cc)v> bratcd calculating horses of Klberfold, who caii do anything up to calculating square tools, in addition to being pvo Jioient at spoiling. ' It would now ap pear, according to lho Paris press, that although tin-so feat* are actually per formed, they aro duo to a very clover device. An animal trainer has in formed the '.Matin' that; ho has utilised a \v,siciu of wireless telegraphy /or training animals to do all sorts of tricks. The recoiver is placed in the horso's bridle, while the trainer or all assistant manipulates tUo transmitter, and by a codo of signals, which nro not dilhcult to teach, the animals can bo made to give any desired "answer." It is suggested that this system is lisod in the case of the celebrated Elberlield horses. Prior to the utilisation of wire less telegraphy, the trainer mentioned employed a mrthod of signals by, liieaus of a tooth-pick.

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
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NEWS SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

NEWS SUMMARY. A wrestling match botwoon 7,by«rko and Amerieus resulted in a tiunv. 'llo event lasted for 59 minutes, duing u'iiich time neither wrestler scored a fall. Tim .steamer Angola, with 76,035 bugs of wheal, loaded by Mcssr.s. Dar ling and Son, cleared from Geolong on ijYiday for Ch'li. " Mr, Duncan Cauiei'on, of Dalyonong Station, has cut wool 13in. long from a merino wether that had boon lost in .scrubby country for four years. A double dissolution has beon grunted by the Uovi'ii; >r-(Soncral, and tito Commonwealth Pi.-liament will bo dissolved as soon as a temporary; Supply JJill has been passed. Tessa Donaldson, aged o year a, daughtor of Mr. \V. Donaldson, of Charlton, was fiovorely burned from tho knees to the chin on Friday, A spark from a firo caught her night dress. Tho child rushed into tho passago with tho garment blazing, and her mother put tho firo out, injuring her hands in doing so. An endeavor which has boon mado by tlio Majjler Masons' Society to ! have t...

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A SCATTERED RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

A SCATTERED RACE. livery few years homeono makes tho suggestion to collect all tho Jews to gether into ono land and found a Jew ish colony—a now Judca; but such sug gestions nover materialise). F«w peoplo realiso how greatly tho Jowish ruco is scattered in various parts of tho world. Keeent statistic.-; bhow that thoro aro nearly twelvo million Jews in tho popu lation of tho world, of which somo thrco million res'do in America; i;i Now York alono thoro aro estimated to be 1,002,000 Jews. Tho Jews in Africa roughly number ;v quarter of a million; whilo Asia has twice as many, and Aus tralia gives fihelt-er to only 17,000. Tho bulk of tho Jewish nation livo i" Kuropo, wiiero thoro aro about eight million Jews, of whom no lower than ftw millions belong to Russia and a million t-o Austria. Hungary and Germany havo about a million Jews in their united population; whilo latest statistics return tho Jews in Turkey in Eurouo and Koumania n.i 210.000 for «ach country. -'Answers.'

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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HYPNOTIC CATS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

HYPNOTIC CATS. I ' Trending on a cobra sitting up ready to strike, a resident in India, whoso ox per^nees aro related in tlio * '' wo&Jered why the deadly faftga wcro delayed. • Looking round, ho noticcd his cat crouching and gazing at tho reptile1 steadily with mesmeric effect, for tho .snake seemed unable to move, and while in thin condition he killed it. Another time, when sleeping in an open cot in the verandah, ho woko to lind on one side of tho bod a huge cobra with head erect ready to strike, on the other the glistening green eyes of his cat. The snako remained quite still, so ho ran into the room to fetch a gun, and, coining back, poked the. reptile's head with tho barrels; but it did iiot take the slightest notico, and seemed like a .stalled aud lifeless crea ture. ile then placed his hand in front of the cat's eyes by way of experiment, when immediately tho spell was remov ed, the cobra raised itself, hissed, and assumed an offensive attitude. Jle then took his han...

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WEDDED IN A WHITE SMOKING JACKET. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

WEDDED IN A WHITE SMCKING JACKET. Amuiifc; the host ol' Now York's »i. .r^ brides tiio ]»alm for originality is unani mously accorded to .Miss Jvathcrino llurrivt, who was recently married to .Mr. Haloid H. lx-emin^. Tho couple wero married in tin; siudi»;> oi the bnde'.s paivnts, and the keynoto oi' ho ui'ivimmy was uiH enventioiiality. The brid« {41'ooiu wui'o a Mnokui^-jaokot whitt- vicuna, tiuishcd wr.th white a un, ami his trousers were adorned with broad stripes oi' while sillc at, the sides. The bride wore a loa^-t raiucsl, sleeve 1".- mediaeval goun ol \v)t Jto batin char iiu'Um'. elaborates' trinuu.cd with lopes ol p.aria, and a cap si milarly ornam ented. Sho had no orango blossom <>r bouquet. Uev robe concealed in )v ftguro when she .stood, hut ivvcalei 1 it at every movement, ;uid was decl; in<l by the r»<K) la-hiunabU! ^cests to bo hUpcrblv beau tilul. The studio was ilhimin at-ed with thou sands ol candles inst» iad of eleoU'ic li...

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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TINKERING. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

TINKERING. I - Jim Hlinkoiislioot is always busy, lio ! never knows an idlo hour; but all ho does is weird and di/.zv, and brings him neither wealth nur power. JIo btarts a jub wiili iiery ardor, and tiros when it's throtMjuarters done; and so there's little in his larder, and ho is always short ol' nion. lie always has a scheme mo splendid it makes aft other projects wilt ; "vou'U see mo classed, when all is ended," ho tells his friends, "with Astorbilt." lie has no lazy bones within hint, with energy he's ;iH athrob. but it' impo&siblo to pin him down to a sane and steady job. And mi his wife is doing washing, or heat ing carpots in tho Mm, whilo Minkon shiMit goes wildly sloshing from one loo! scheme to t'other one. Ho sees his neighbors «oing sanely to do their tasks from day to day; they prosper well, while he is vainly inventing projects "hound to pay." Tho Blinkenshoots, in endless numbers, wo see around us year hv year; the ehocrv, futile tribe encumbers tho whole bl...

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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MEAT VERSUS VEGETABLES FOR FOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

MEAT VERSUS VEGETABLES FOR FOWLS. 1 Six generations of hen-. were led ex clusively on raw flesh by Mr. t1. Uous>ay, by way of experiment, which Justed sown years. At iirst tlio ac tion of the meat seemed favorable, and at tlie end of two yea re, says "Cos mos," tho increase in the size of tho birds ami improvement of their laying and plumago would have led to tho con clusion that this diet was bonciioial. As time went on, however, tliero were signs of poisoning and organic fatigue; delonning arthritis appeared, only cured by a return to vegetables. All th»» organ?* were greatly modified, and heredity of these chants was beyond doubt, as they were found on chicks beton? tiiov were old enough to be at leetcd by growth. .Mr. IJoussav also notrd that tho llesh diet was particularly injurious to the germs and ismsajuently to tho bn-ed. Jn fact, the perioiita^o of fer tile eggs fell from 10U to G.S-j during tho experiment. The vitality of tho chickens likewise decreased continually, an...

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ALL THE DIFFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

ALL THE DIFFERENCE. The sort of sentiment which the French system of "manages do con venance. or, in plain Knglish, of mar riage for money, products i.s well il lustrated by a story which a French paper tells. Marie, n young lady, announces to her parents that *ho has accepted the hand of Monsieur X. "Child, you are orazyl" exclaims Marie's mother. "But. why, mamma?" "Young X. will havo no money for many years, because it all belongs to lib- grandfather, and alter that comea hi> lather, and you will be old before yon get the property." "Hut. mamma " "No buts about it—you arc a bad and undutifut child!" "JJut, mamma, it is tho granfather whom I're accepted !" "The grandfather! Oh, you littlo angel I"

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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ALL CLOCKS TO KEEP TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

ALL CLOCKS TO KEEP TIME. Kvery day at noon Greenwich time is telegraphed to Hie post-ollices of the elii<f town a in the kingdom, but in ac cordance with a reform that is now con templated bv the Post Oflice, for the outlay of £- a year, business houses public institutions, ami other large or ganisations can have all their clocks «et at Greenwich time every hour. Master clocks will be put up at all distributing centres, ami these will transmit hourly impulses to the pre mises of persons requiring tho service. The cost 6f synchronizing clocks in this way will depend, to a great ex tent, on the number of subscribers in each district. The rates chargeable within a radius of two miles of the district ccutrc are £0 a year when there is only one subscriber on the circuit., £;*. a year when there are two subscrib ers, and a year where there are three or more subscribers. Already the post-ollices are receiving numerous ap plications from the public for signals for the purpose of ...

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HOW DO WE KNOW A GOOD FARMER? [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 16 June 1914

HOW DO WE KNOW A GOOD FARMER?, How do no know that'a nmn !• a good fanner? lie will not tell you ho ia; ho is too modest for that, But lot's look arms with him and lake a little tramp across his farm this aftomoon; lor sowing is believing. Ho is doing to-day'* work to-<lay. Tnai in a pretty good sign of a thor ough fanner. Things are kepi picked up around hi« buildings. That wo like, too. Ho takes us around where tho cattlo run against the iino fences, and every rail that is out of phu.'o ho puts back '•vhero it belongs. On .the way through the pasture lio f>tops to rub tho nose of ihe lit-tlo heifer. Sho hkes it and shows that she is 011 apeaking terms with her master. . ' Coming home from sehool tho boys ami girls call out as ^oou as they are in sight: "Hello, daddyI" And with a smile on her face the good wifo «uyrt: "I'm glad to havo von homo again, husband!" Tho neighbor, passing, halts at the gate to tall: over tho crops and the weather. On his table lio tho best ...

Publication Title: Creswick Advertiser
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