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F.M.E.A. CRESWICK BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
F.M.E.A. CRESWICK BRANCH. The fortnightly meeting of the com mittee was held in the Miners' office on Saturday cveninc;, when tlrrc were present:—Mr K. Wilding (president) in the chair, Messrs Tlio;. Mann, It. Richards, J. (jitsliam, and I-.. 15 Elsbaug (secretary.) CORRESPONDENCE. From Mr Jude, tjeneral secretary F.M.E A , with notice to branch sec retaries that a voluntary political levy of i/ per member will be collected during the month of February, 1914. The levy is to assist pledged Labor candidates in their candidature for Parliament. REPORTS.' From Mr J. Ellis, that he is not improving in health. From Mr J. Gitsham, steward ia the South Berry mine, declaring Mr Wm. Ellis on and off the funds ; also Mr Rd. Ellis, declaring him on and off the funds. riNANClt. The following accounts were passed for payment:—North Star—J. Ellis, £t. South Berry—Wm. Ellis, 13/4; Rd. Ellis, 13/4. Incidental expenses —Auditors' fees, /"2/a/ ; treasurer' salary, /" 1 ; secretary's salary, £3. Total,...
Postal Information. Letters [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
Postal Information. — « — Letters Commonwealth, New Zealand, Fiji, New Hebrides, British Solomon Islands, per * oz United Kingdom and British Pos sessions, per i oz - -Id Other Countries, per J oz • 2}d Letter Cards Commonwealth, New Zealand, Fiji, New Hebrides, British Solo mon Islands - - Id PoBt Cards. Commonwealth, New Zealand, Fiji. New Hebrides. British Solomon Islands • Id United Kingdom • Id Reply 2d Other Countries - - l jj Reply - - - 3d Commercial Papers Commonwealth, every 2 oz up] - 5 lb - - -Id United Kingdom and other Coun tries, 2 oz. 3d; 4oz, 3Jd; G oz, 4d; 8 oz, 4Jd; 10 oz, 5d. Each additional 2 oz up to G lb - Id Circulars and Printed Hatter Only. Commonwealth, New Zealand, Fiji, New Hebrides, British Solomon Islands Every 2 oz up to G lb - Jd United Kingdom Every 2 oz up to 5 lb -Id Newspapers. From Publishers or Newsagents 20 oz - - -Id Other Newspapers, within the Commonwealth v10 oz Jd United Kingdom 8 oz or under each Id 8 oz to 10 oz - - 2Jd Each additional ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
Cream Suppliers Will Make Most Monoyj By Consigning to the WALLACE BUTTER FACTORY. Turnover to date( £300,000. Paid lor Cream 4 o* a MILLION STERLING up to date. Correot Results and Prompt Returns. Correspondence Invited. Factory - WALLACE, Rag. Olfloe • 46 Armatrong&lt;»t., Ballarat. gELLING OFF 1 SELLING OFF I W. LEACH, Who ii retiring from bu9ines3, haa a few HIGH-CLASS BUGGIES AND JINKERS FOR SALE At Much Lower Rotes than usual. ALL ACCOUNTS to be settled up during the month. W. LAMBERT, PAINTER & PAPERHANGER, VICTORIAST., CRESVVICK. DESIRES to notify the Public that he is prepared to execute all kinds of Painting and Paperhanging at Reasonable Prices. A Trial Solicited. J. MARKS, The Easy Terms Furnisher. J. MARKS, The Easy Terms Furnisher. UNDER our Liberal System of "Pay aa You Earn," any honest man or woman can have as much Furniture as tbay want. We have just opened a complete Assortment of Household Furniture and Furnishings. Our table at easy terms as foll...
ABORIGINES AS ALLIES. VALUE IN WAR SEEN. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
ABORIGINES AS ALLIES. IV . VALUE IN WAR SEEN. Major W. O. Mansbridge, S.j\h Infantry, in the " Commonwcallli Military Magazine," suggests that the aborigines of the North could lie trained, so as to he of service in time of war. " Approximately there are 50,000 aboriginal natives in the northern portion of the Commonwealth," he writes, " and one so often hears the question—What can we do for them or •with them ? I have a remedy, which would not only be beneficial to the individual native, but make him also of some use to the country, as at present he has not any object in life save that of wandering aimlessly around his own particular territory, and this is un doubtedly a wilful waste of human energy. Therefore, why not turn it into our own channels and make them useful, firstly, by providing the male member with instructions in the use of arms; secondly, by engaging the women lolk in one or more of the dormant Industries indigenous to the soil ? " I am well aware that many will arg...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Rustious.") Wheal is so much iu ovideuoe ju»t now twit it isi 11 accordance with ihu utucss ol lUiugs that tuis column bJiould 00 Uuvoted to it tliis week. 1" 13 auicKcil in mountains at Cue railway siaviei»8 m the eonties ot the coroal-iJi\. UUCUig iuv.ua; it lr> taxuifj the hlKOiat laciltues provided lor its conveyance to the seaboard, and jb creating Du^y aceiics at tuo wliaives. It «t> iivornil}' a goluou stream tuut is to bung m ie ! turn a btream of gold. line- m tho m.dst ot tlto satisiaouou that. everybody must leel at tno garnov nig ol tho good Harvest, tno auoution ducCted to now much hotter it imgnt Jiavo been is not out ol place. lu js in no spirit ol compiami tnat tint Ju» einpnasiM:d. iNaturo has, turn year, on ilio wholo, been kind to us. 'riuro aro, oi course, sowo localities in whjon conditions havo nut been as lavoruutc lis could be wished, but taking thing*. "luL and by" tno season has beou boun tiiul. That our lariners nave not all —o...
A HOME-MADE HAIR GROWER, THAT DOES MARVELS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
A HOME-MADE HAIR GHOWER, * THAT DOES MARVELS. During the last few years announce ments have appeared occasionally telling how to make a really good hair tonic that would actually make the hair grow, and it gives us great pleasure to learn that so many who have tried it have obtained such re markable results. One lady writes that immediately after reading the formula, she went to her chemist and had him put up as directed, r ounce of Lavona de Composee, j dram Menthol Crystals, and 3 ounces Bay Rum. She took this home and although her hair had been falling out terribly and she was threatened with baldness, she was astonished and delighted to note that the falling out of the hair stopped immediately and the hair itself began to grow in an amaz ing manner. In fact, she states that it has already grown nearly 8 inches in a little over two months. Moreover, her hair is now brighter, glossier and more luxuriant than ever and is still growing. She rubbed the tonic into the roois twice a da...
JUST ONE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
JUST ONE. \ou have a fair memory, a groat rapant.v for learning, a largo bump of veneration, ami a woll-developed head generally," said tho phrenologist. "And is thero anything olisor"* askod tho youth untlor examination in tho exuberance of his joy, ntlmt my head needs to make it absolutely porfoctP" "Yes," answered tho professor, "it —or—neods a shampoo."
CORRESPONDENCE. THE SOCIAL PROBLEM. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. j. THE SOCIAL PROBLEM. To the Editor. Sir,—The tone of " Reason's " letter suggests that he possesses the last grain of conimonscuse, bul no more. He, or she, is suiprised at the prevail ing industrial unrest. Let Sir William Lever answer him:—"I rcjoicc in what is callcd labor unrest. I do not think anything will prevent dissatisfaction. I think when a man is satisfied he has arrived at that point when he is going to go backwards. Labor unrest is a healthy sign of the times. I use the word ' dissatisfaction' not in the sense of grumbling, but aj meaning a deter mination to climb higher. " Labor docs get about one.third of what It produces, and I am glad that "Rea sod " does not attempt to deny it. As labor produces all, labor is entitled to all. Adam Smith's words are to the effect that as the laborer produces the wealth of the world, the laborer should enjoy it all. Profit sharing is grand for the capitalist. The chief writer on this topic admits that the manufactu...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS (by "Ambrosinu.") tooinotimcs hats in tho window Jook bolter to tho observer tnan wiien tried on. Tho wmduw dresser, knowing his busincfis, aeeB that tlio boating suita Oil a iiaio grey-green back ground, per haps no will show tho hats in tinta ol yellow, pink and blno. Then prob ably ho will uso a laigo black hat with black pluinee and two white hats, and keep tho yeJlowa near tho black, una tho pinks and bluos near tho wnitofi. In displaying his Uress goods, ho will bo equally wjso—labrioa oi dolicaio bluish greys or tints of bluo a gaum ivory wnite, into which pernaps ho Iiub introduced an occasional noto of orauge. tabrics ot dark bluo, bucn as indigo ho will havo against n background of medium bluo grey with an occasional nolo of Indian red. Again, fabrics 111 the various browns, from yellow through rod to black against a grey green background contrasted, poriiapb with an occasional noto ot grocn. fi nally, fabrics in tints ot yellowish .whito against a Jight ...
MURDER TRIALS. STRIKING SIMILARITY IN CASES [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
MURDER TRIALS. STltlKlNG SI.MIL/ViUTV IN CASES In a letter to tho London "Daily Chronicle," Mr. Herbort N. i'lowker, oi 11 ueelecoto, Gloucestershire, draws attention to tho singular likeness be tween the case of Amy ISveljn Howe, indicted before Mr, Justice Coleridge on lier own confession at Gloucester Assizes recently for tho murder of her mother in December, 1908, and acquit ted, and that of Constanco Kent, con demned nearly fifty years ago for tho Uoad Murder. Mr. i'Mowkcr writes:— "Tho dramatic trial of Amy Rowe for tho alleged murder of her mother contained many points of interest, l>oth in law and fact. "Tho case for tho prosecution show ed there was no ovidenco whatever against the prisoner except her own confession to t'ho matron of the house at Cardiff, five years after her mother's deal It. "During the trial Mr. l'\ W. Sher wood. in his able defenco on behalf of his client, raited an interesting legal point, and quoted the caso of Con stanco Kent, tried at Salisbury A...
ELECTRIC STERILISATION. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
ELECTRIC STERILISATION. I Tiio importanco nowadays attached * • after ngolong negloctr—to securing milk in a coudition as nearly as pos sible froo from diseaso gorms of every kind gives special interest to a moda of olcctrio sterilisation invented by >i Liverpool doctor. Hithorto tho mode pursued to preserve milk in lull fresh ness of condition ior tho considerable longth of timo necessary for its distri bution and consumption lias boon to boat tbo liquid to a tomperaturo wliioh kills tho microbes, and then to prevent tlio access of further microbe* by se curing it in air-tight bottles, after which tho freshness seems to bu pro sorvod indefinitely. An objection to tho method is that tho heating of the milk is in offeot a cooking prjecs*, which so far changes tbo nature of the constituents jib to render them loss readily nutritious. Dr. J. M. Beat tio, of Liverpool, however, bterilises tho milk by oloctrio current, and thus avoids heatiug it at all.
Mollongghip. THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
Mollongghip, THE WKATIIliH. Tlie long spell of dry weather was broken on Su:id.\y by several thunder storm's, the complete rainfall being 118 points. This will do a vrst amount of good to tho potato crops. CHURCH OK KNGLAND. St. Peter's Church of ICnglaud will hold the auuual tea mcctiug on loth February, Arrangements have been made Willi St. Stephen's choir to provide a grand concert afterwards. THE RECENT BAZAAR. The drawing of tickets in connection witli the recent bazaar ■ will take place at a ball to be held on Friday evening, 30th inst. l'ull particulars appeared in our last issue.
CHATS WITH THE COOK. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
CHATS WITH THE COOK To select a ham.—Piorco through tho thick part with a moat knifo. If tho blndo draws out clean, tho na«n is a good one, but if tho fatty subs tauoo sticks to it, anothor selection should bo mado. It Bhould also Imvo a sweet rich smell. After making a satisfactory selection, wash and scrauu tho ham until clean, und thou lot it Btand in fresh water over night. In tho morning submerge it in a kettle of nearly boiling water. Let it cook gently lor an hour, whon you uia; throw in a carrot, if thoro is 110 ob jeotiGn to tho flavor, also a sprig oi parsley, or a fow cloves and bay leaves. ; to suit tho taste. When tho meat is done, let it stand in tho liquor until cool, thus leaving it juicy and tender. Never boil any salt meat severely, but keop it at a goutlo simmer until doiio. To givo tho Jiam a lino appearance, cover it with breadcrumbs ivhen cold, nnd brown lightly in tho oven. This not only improves tho llavor, tut makes it possible to servo tho sama us baked nam...
Rocky Lead. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
Rocky Lead. Owing lo the very favorable weather harvest work has proceeded with more than usual speed. The hay is all stacked, and with the large quantity o[ last year's added to this year's good yield the quantity throughout this district is very large Thrashing is being proceeded with, and the yield, though good, is not up lo anticipations, A good rainfall would much benefit the potato crop. STACKING COMPETITION. The annual haystack building com petition held under the auspices of the Smeaton Agricultural Society will take place on 3 r st inst. This competition is usually keenly contested, and some excellent work shown. This year, however, the conditions arc changcd, a group of not less than two slacks being substituted for smgle stack.
DURABILITY OF A HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
DURABILITY OF A HORSE. A horse will travel 100 yards iu -1} miuutes at u walk, -100 yards iu two wiuutosi at a trot, aud 100 yards in one minute at a gallop. The usual work of a horse is taken at 22,500 lb. raised one loot per minute lor eight hours per day. A horao will carry 250 lb. 25 miles per day oi eight hours. An average draught horse will draw 1000 lb. 23 iniled per day on a level road, weight oi' waggon included. The. average weight of a horse is 1000 lb; his strength is equal to that of live men. In a horse mill, moving at three feet per second, track 25 ft. diameter, ho exerts with the machine the power of *15 horses. The greatest amount a horse can pull in a horizontal line is 1KX) lb.; but he can only do this momentarily; in continued exertion probably half of this is the limit. He attains his growth ill five years, will live 25, average 10 years. A horse will live 23 days ou water without solid food, 17 days without eating or drinking, but only five days on solid food ...
BULK HANDLING OF WHEAT. INTERESTING REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
BULK HANDLING OF WHEAT. Ui INTERESTING REPORTS. Mr Fitzpatrick, one of the Railway Commissioners, who recently visited Europe and the United Stales to study the latest developments of the trans port system, has just presented his report to the Minister Amongst the many matters which Mr I'ltzpatrick studied was the marketing of wheat. He formed the opinion that the elevator melhod, which prevails m the United Stales and Canada, is vastly superior to the out of date bag system which survives 'n Australia. S.iU he is somewhat cautious in his recom mendations, for he knows tint the railways were worked at a. los,, and that a Commissioner was. brought from America to put them on a busi ness looting They now pay hand somely and a Treasurer is naturally pleased to t?et the big profit they produce. But the railways were not built by the State as dividend-making concerns; if they pay that is enough, and for the rest they should he * conducted as to assist the development of the country. To g...
WORKERS' COMPENSATION. NEW BILL DRAFTED. THE PRINCIPAL ALTERATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
WORKERS' COMPEN SATION. -I NEW BILL DRAFTED. THE PRINCIPAL ALTERATIONS. No lime has been lost in the pre- | paration of the new Workers' Com- , pensation Bill, which is to besubmitted | to the Legislative Assembly in place ol the abandoned bill of last year. The revised measure has now been drafted | and printed, and it will thus be available for presentation by the Pre mier (Mr Watt) to the meeting of Ministerial members of the Legislative Assembly called to consider the sub ject on Tuesday. The main frame work of the bill is similar to that originally adopted last, year, but there are several important changes. The measure, as now submitted— or, at any rate, as prepared for the consideration of the party conference —docs not contaiu the old contribu tory scheme of insurance, under which the premiums for employers' insurance policies to cover accidents to employes were to be apportioned among the employer (one-hall), the employee (one-third), and the State (one sixth), when the pol...
MININC NEWS. BORING OPERATIONS AT SPRING HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 27 January 1914
MININC NEWS. • * BORING OPERATIONS AT SPRING HILL. The diamond drill at. Ullina is being dismantled and removed lo Spring Ilill, to bore /or some of the alluvial leads in that locality. The site chosen for the first bore is on the main road from Creswicli to Kingston, near Mr I1'. \V. Everard's orchard. It has not been fully explained what the Depart ment of Mines have as their main objective by undertaking this line of bores, but there is an impression that it. was due to alluvial channels of this character that payable gold was first found on the Allendale reservoir reserve, which later on gave rise to the eastern system of the Berry leads. It is, however, satisfactory Lhat the de partment is directing public attention to the possibilities of mining in this vicinity. South Berry—All material from bot tom level been sent to surface. Seven parties crosscutting on top level, in rather poor dirt. Gold, n days, 136 oz 8 dwt.