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GOOD EATING. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
GOOD MATING. Tsilkinn ahout h nhortugc ol lood at one period (lining ]jis la.st oxpodition, Sir Krne.sl Shaelcloton tolls an jijjjus int! story ol oiio ol liir. companions. On his return to Kokand Ins lioolniaUer mot iiim. and asked "Mow did yon lind llw.v hoots I made 1'or you"llest I over lasted!" uas Llm prompt reply. A dignified 1 while passing aloii^ a l.ondon street heard thro'1 vege table hawkers en^a^nd in a lafhor hlas nhniiioiin argument. Intending to re b'llio J.l:i in, lie said lo out' of the ol fi'lldm ^: ".My jjood mail, where did vim learn to swoar 1 iko that?" ''Nurd Inv y.'r, gin'nor!" replied the lirawny coster. elipping Iiim genially on th" •hiiiildur, ''ve i.'iin't learn it. it's a Kift I" Sin1: lii'l ynii liavv a ph'asanl even in;,' al li'aybny '«? lie: (Ilorioii". She: What did you do/ Ife: That's just like a woman. How I'uiild it have heen a glorious time if I (-(in!■( reineniher a»ytlii»g v.'e did'/
16-25 GUNS. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
16-25 GUNS. It will astonish many people to lenni that buiim 30 yours'ago the voshoIs ol tho JUritish navy mounted gmis 16.2om iu diameter, and 110 tons iii weight - larger than those on the Queen" Eliza beth, our latest battleship, or even thoue reputed siege guns belonging to the CJermmiw, Hut that, as l'rolessor V. 11. LuWoa j has pointed out, was ill tho days o* gunpowder, before the evolution yt the explosive now in use. Though gun-cotton was inyenUid, or or hither discovered, in tho t-arly days of the A'ic'torian era, and nitro-glyccr Luo was by rio litpaua .a reeeufc" in voli tion, tlio,.beautiful blond ol' llie two . which formed 'iordite was the result ot long experiment by luuny cheinistB. Uriljsh cordito Professor Lewes describ ed as the most portcct propollunt in tho world, becauso it could .be* wubmitted to tlie lieut ol' India or tho cOldoi tho .Canadian wintor without deterioration, . Our enemies had a good po\yder, but iKit so good iik cordite, which to-day. was unif...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
MELBOURNE LETTEfl «"Voni our Special Corrorfpunduul.) •Some :ittciit:mi is licma bestowed upon tlio "stay-at-homes'.'—tlioi; lusty follows who are in ovriy w;iy lilted to bi' at ifroadnioadow;, m m Kgypl, hut wlio ure on tin.' Mode, in )&lt;illi;ird ruonis, on ^olf-linUs, or other place ol niiiiiM'in'.nt, The imlnirmj-s ol (lungs illicit permits tliusu conscienec li'-> sljirJiejv. to remain in iull enjoy ment, ol nil tliat iiiiikvh 1)1 «_• easy, while llicii' fellows who Imve ii higher coticcp tioii nl their (Int.v to their country, am enduring tin: liitrtl>lii|t~' :mtl dangetx | ol' military service, inula'.-, out' wish lor j Mime syM"ni. w hich would ■ compel nil who mi' lilted to take thei|- pari in l)ii:itinj; tin.' hurden impo-ed li,v the world-calamity lo do ho, 1 lie plaint is raided on U'hall ol' tin; &lt;-liirkois thai many ol thorn have not Ik.m>ii able to get through owing to IihiI teolli. or Willi,, sncli pliy;. iral delect. Hut a question which ...
THE—MASTER PASSION CHAPTER [?]X. PASSION AND DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
—-— T&E MASTER. PASSION ^Liliian• Klluitoii;. - Viiid'I'fcK l'ASSiON AND 1JKA111. . Uppressivo as the night was m tin1 pretty little villa on tliu banks of the Thames, it was doubly :,o in lit. John's ""Wood, and Ida felt as it she could scarcely breathe as sho lay on tho sola in li«f boudoir. During tliu pa^t low iveokfi she had beun tliroinjh so much jxciteineut, that it was reliol to lie still *"hnd think, but her thoughts wen> vague Mad troubled. It her husband were leiillj goiug lo t-Uin over a new bai, and pour out on her tho whole Hood .•I his tendonites, instead ul »listing it ill small wavelets ot passing teeling on protty women ho came acru*s, what could sho give liitn in return.Sup , posing that she was «bl,> by prayer and j>U)atil'a«t resolution Ui oast out the Jtnage of tlmt other man, who only a fen' .dnys ngo, wns kneeling by Inn- side .with tliu old devotion it) his eye-; Mip l»oung that sho could do thi- -would .Duval bo content with an empty heuit,...
BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
BREVITIES. Potrol is supplied mainly fruui Bill sia.. Belgium's seaboard is forty-two miles in length. The Carroll ironworks. iii bcotlaud date from 1760. - A number of private yachts in Butf lsind have been turned into floating lios i pitals. | Orders Cor 100,000 tunica for th« Kuv aian army have bopu placed with Leeds firms. Only once. during its vrholo history lias tho Bank , of Kngland . had tem porarily to snspond payment. Stoam ploughs date from 18il>. An ingenious Yaukec in 1868 invented a steam man designed to draw phaeton and other vehicles. It is estimated that there is not enough lead in tho world to make suw lieicnt bullets for a long war, involv ing to many lighters. Before his accession to the throne, King I'eler of Servia lived in exilo iu Paris in a flat, for which he paid the modest rout of £30 a year. In those days he Was .a go«d atblote and boxe>. "Switzerland's uavy" sounds ab surd; yet aineo the outbreak of war MwiUorlaud .has had to uso the rights of a na...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
OF. ■xxrn to notify Oir , .. tlf! O'Tiae •. '"'V* " 'ilS CitE-SY-'ANp LIS- ■ "r MO'tB PIONEER " lias been •S -VJMQMOVBD'ytb noore "Comrao- ■ • ( :iiPremises; situated in •. 'Ration Stropt.,' .vrherc'Btriino'sg ! v>-111 hu curried on as ufuiil. '• \ift\ desire. to thunlc those who liare supported un in the nfist, arir! trust for a continuance'>f ! tlieir esteemed patronage'in the'' future. • . H. BARNES, ■■ , Proprietor, J"PibliC; Notice. XIT.R.SE O!? ,&lt;Jsr~4 5"'^od Ohaut;vnci'i".' r^urae .TTpA-K • iiecommodntion for Patients; fj,#;: Medical, Surgical and Midwifery Bt"V'»KAKMAK" 'PBIVaTK HiWITAL, BREAK. ' ' - - • la^ftliiorn and Bolton;.. Sfcw'k; Land and Garter--u 0'>nvr • • •' mission 'Agents, .; 19'liM',pP STREET, OKIvrfONp., I ■■; ' '(Telephone, 15921. .. t O/iie'3 at HORSHAM, DJMHOOhA,' K'HiLl., RAINBOW, J1SPA UT, ' • NATIMUK and GO :t ):C;0 . . AUCTION and, ,CLEAR1 MG- SA LES Conducted in any part of Victoria ■ LAND SALES a SPECIALITY. Farming and .Grazing1 ...
"THE BARBARIANS." GERMAN ATROCITIES IN POLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
"THE BARBARIANS." UK KM AN ATKOGTl'HH JN I'ObANL). i-hT following terrible indictment of the" Germans is eontainid in • lclti/r written to a Hydney gentleman by a I '&lt;iIo named Theodor /iolatoff, who in at tached lo tint Hod Cross Hociety in Volnnd. It is dated Heptember 15:— ' ■ I>&lt;;nr Friend,—1 writlieno lilies to you from the front position of our jinny, which is near Kalish, on thn 'lionlcr of Poland ami KGssin. 1 Bin at Inched lo till! Hod Cross Corps un a ■ 11 • Ii&lt;■ :iI attendant, :tnd wo work on the active lines. Out. of 150 men of our personal staff 7.» have been killod al ready. Hear friend, if yon only know wlint tiling have happened liorol .Hoir_ estlv, if I remain longer and am not killed, then I am afraid I will loso my mind. ) am sure that you can't even in imagination picturo tho terror that, has swept over the Lair provinces in J'o'.aml. It is impoMiblo to bp.j!ovo^ what has been done by tlieso barbar ians, these boasts in the for...
"FALL IN." [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
"PALL IN." What will yon lack, sonny, whit will you lack When On eirl* line uo in the street. Shouting their love to the Ift-N',corns back From the foe thev rushed to b&lt;>at 7 Wilt you 5?ncl a stnnq;led ch°er to the skv A«d t'll vour cheeks aro re l ? But Trhnt will you lack vrh'jn your mute ' p*ofs by With n t?i*l who cnVl&lt; you d"arl ? Wh^re will von Ino';, miin", where will yon loolc Whon your chi'd^eo yet to bo Claw >ur t- lea>-n of Uu> oart won to°k In th'; War tin" kept m°n fre*.l Will .you say it wan naueht to you if rVnc! Stootf to hp" An- >\* ? But wh re wil1 vou look whin'thev fpve th° "'am'" Tkat t'.'Hn vou they kno v you funkpd? How wil! vo'i faro, sonny, liovr will you fare In the far-off winter nierht, "When you nit by the fire in an old man's chair And yo:tr neighbors talk of the fijfht? Will *li ik away, in it were from a blow, Yonr -.Ul Vvrl stroi'ie'l m l bent? Or »n. — I win not. witli th" fi «t to &lt;xo, Bit I went, tha...
SCENES OF HAVOC. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
SCENES OF HAVOC. Tho town of ftuvalki at present can by reached only by horses ■ or niotor cars, as tliu railway was destroyed by the Germans, and is now in procoss of restoration. Trains from Grodno run only as far as AugustofV, as just bo yond tile latter town Dm bridge over one of the lakes was blown up. The day after the Germans were expelled from fjuvalki the Kussian engineers be gan to build a temporary bridge, which by now is probably completed. The line which crosses the Niemon at 01 ita has also been destroyed, and trains run no further than tfhestakoft, | beyond Simao. From here to ynvalki j all the rails have been torn up, and hydrants and points blown to pieces. For dozens of miles both sleepers and rails liavo been taken away bodily to Prussia, and no traces of the lino re main. If it were not for embankments ami telegraph posts yith their broken wires no 0110 would, guess' that a railway-had ever passed through the district. '•'* Beyond Shestakoll'j two .'■sixty-foot b...
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
'FOR WOMEN 'Bj "Ambroaiw).") ' '' Kvory feminine lovor of .the oxquis itry (I'm not so sure that this word i* wtridtly according to Johnson or Web ster, bufc it soonis. appropriate) of dress must thrill with sympathy for thy luce makers of /Belgium. And those __ in on fortunate enough to possess piece* ■ of real 'Brussols laco will guard them with it lost jealous care. (Brussj.s j lace is two kinds, one made on tlio pillow with bobbins,. which is known » Duchess lace, und the other' worked with tho newlle, aud called "Point do Uaao.") Till! pulse of the laee mak ing industry is stilled, the very heart of tlio laco Junking district^—all that part;,lying, south; west of Brussels—is broken, and tho workers tiro scattered ! far and . wide in England, I'Vauce and Holland. And thus history repeals it soil', lor it was in tile 10th ceiu 'j-y j that tho atrocitios of the .Spanish In quisition drove tlio lacomukors abroad, and ill. those days the l'"lcmisli loss ( was England's gain, for it ...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
OF RURAL INTEREST i ■ ■ ■ i (Uj- "Kuaticus.") The Xow South W|iicS beparliucjit of Agriculture conducts each year hundreds of farmers' experiment plots in different representative sections of the .State, those lor wore IIOi H(J sat;u. factory as usual; but, as droughts re eur, they: convoy their useful 'lessons. J a the southern and south-western (.lib- I triclH, including )>art« of the. ltiverina, | the averages in lli'districts iue instruc (ivc. hi the l'J (he average yield of J the no-manure plots ivas 7 bushels 28 ' H'.; SI II.,. superphosphates, !l bushels 08 lb.; jli lb, super., busnels IS lb.; 3S lb. "Hl'or., !) bushels lOllj.f :_IS Jb. super, and I!I Jb. bonedust, !» bushels l'J Jb.; ami .j(i lb. Thomas's phosphate, S bushels 10 II). Ill its repurt in "The Agricultural Gazette upon these lests, Die Depart ment says that during the growing sea son the remark was t'leipicntly made by lariuers thai Ihry would have been much beter oil' if thev had not manured their crops, owi...
THIS TIME WAS RIPE. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
THIS TiMK WAS JUl'ii. Donald aud Jualinic woro putting down a parpot. Donald .slammed . Uio end ofliis" thumb %vitii the liahimciy and •began ,to pour Jorth, 'us soul' tit.. !«««•• gttago befitting the uccnsioii. "Donald I VurwUI.sJinoliwl Joan tlio, Jiorritiod. uDinna sM oar .tlial way !1' : '.'Wumuniu," vociferated Donald,''gin ye. Isnott* ony botternvay, now is.,tho •tinio- to tell it." " " Does any boy know the ui'eariing Oi thy ivoi'd 'suldum' " linked tho tcacher. "You, Johnny, givo mo a sentence containing it." Johnny paused for u moment, then said: "My lather had two cows last week, and he Bulled 'em."
ANNIVERSARY OF THE CRESSY METHODIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
ANNIVERSARY OF Tl-lic• . CRESSY METHODIST CHUROII. i The fith ari/ii voraary of the . Creasy, Mp.thorh>,t church;/was celebrated .by special services at; 3 and 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 25th, when Mr L L. Lav.ell, new missionary, in • charge,-.,preached to crowded congregations at both services.' ,The preacher delivered thoughtful and eloquent sermons on the texts, '"What thinkye1 of Christ ?y ai)d " Behold I-stij.nd ?it the'.Door." A'speciaf feature of the, services Was the rendition by Migs, Dolly; Trotman and" 'Mr Lemke., of Baltarat, of several sacred selections wipich were much enjoyediby . the congrega tions and which fully sustained' the great reputation which they enjoy as.'yocnlistVof high order: • In the afterr.oon .Miss Trotmnn rendered "Levi Kindly.Light," and " I come to Thee," while Mr Lemke's contribution.^ras'" How Lovely afc&lt;? Thy Dwellings." ■ At the evening, service Miss Trot man gave as a nolo " 0 Rest in the Lord," an4Mr. Lemke."Be? hold I stand at t...
PRODUCE MARKET. Ballarat, April [?] [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
PRODUCE MARKET. Ballarat, April If. - Wheat,85 to9». Oats,6a9d toll9(1. PeM, 8*. Barley, l« 9d to 8s. Pota toea, £4 ta S4 16a. Hay, £10 10a. Strirtr. M i* to 45 Its. Bru, *10 6a. Pollard, £11 h. .FlMr, *17.
THE WILSON TESTIMONIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
THE WILSON TESTIMONIAL. On Saturday evening last a meeting: was held in Cressy to consider the presenting of a twi timonial to Mr W. C. Wilson, on-* of the.Cressy volunteers who is going to the front. Present—Mr Klein (in th® chair) and Messrs Phillip?, Wv Edwards, Maher, J. Richens, C. Earles, W. Edwards (railway station) and Carling. The chairman explained t.he purpose for which the meeting had been called. - - Moved by Mr Edwards, secon ded by Mr Phillips, that the mo tion of the conveners of the meeting (Messrs Klein, Mah*r and Earles) in purchasing w wristlet watch, money belt and fountain pea be endorsed, and that same be subscribed tor bv Mr Wilson's friends.—Carried unanimously. Mr H. Trotman moved, secon ded by Mr W. Johnson, that th® convener* of the meeting fee em powered to forward presentation to Mr Wilson. ! The meeting then adjourned until nevt Saturday evening.
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. The concert, auction sale and dance arranged by Miss M. C. Mack, of Barrybank, in aid of the above fund, held in the Cressy mechanics' hall on the 21st ult., was an enjoyable, and, financially speaking, a profitable one, and Miss Mack is to be com plimented for the systematic manner in which every detail was carried out. She had evi dently studied a popular way to gather in the coin for the hun ger-stricken Belgians, and suc cess crowned her efforts. The hall was tastefully decorated with, flags—the Belgium fhg predomi nating. Mr Sydenham filled the chair, and gave an' excellent! speech, advising young men to enlist. Mr Poison, of Ballarat, also made some well-timed re marks. Those takins: part in the concert hailed from Ballarat, and were well encored for their con tributions to the evening's enjoy ment. Mies Vlaclc, for her whistling boIo. was vociferously applauded. Mr Sydenham wiel ded the hammer at the auction sale, and disposa l off all the flags quickly. ...
REVISION OF THE TARIFF. [CONTRIBUTED.] [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
... EEVISION OP THE TARIFF. . [CONTRIBUTED.] The Interstate Commissioners have presented a report which deals with tariff revision in a broad, statesmanlike fashion. It is hardly necessary to add that ..it, disappoints fiscal faddists, whether they are high duty men clamoring for "more-and yet more," or are dte'amers longing for a return of Freetrade. Ass to the visionaries, it is enough to say that the commissioners ig nore them and their'' hopes, 'frankly accepting Protection as the settled policy of Australia. ■ On the other hand it is but hu- i mane to condole with' the fiscal prohibitionist, for the commis sioners hay? ruthlessly exposed the absurdity of many of'.;hiB contentions. "By liberal, use of ecare headlines, the presB cham pions of the high duty men have attempted to perBuade the thoughtless that a hoBt of Victo rian industries are at death's door and are to be rescued from the grave only by the hasty adop tion of a tariff which will make an end of foreign competition....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 5 May 1915
£?' 1 WINTER smriNGS. If you have your SUIT or OVERCOAT made now, • It will be ready for the first cold day, I can Fit you well, and charge you Lower than th&lt;y r Travelling Tailor. Absolutely as good a Range to pick from as you c&a got anywhere, SUITS from 35s. upwards. Over One Hundred Patterns ranging from 3 guinea* to i guineas. Why Go Elsewhere ? ■0. ^EBSSIKGJ^0o^ J. RICHENS, Successor to W. R. 0. Wilson, HAIBDHtSSER A TOBACCONIST. Sail St., Cressy, op. Mason's Store. BEGS to announce that he has in Stock a large assortment of all the leading brands of Tobacco, Cigars, Cigarettes, &c., &c. Pipes in endless variety. Cigarette and Cigar Holders, Tobacco Pouches, &c. Watches, Chains and Guards, while anything in the Jewellery line obtained on the shortest possible notice. No any-lie-to-get-you-in policy with me, and No jolly-glad-to-get-out feeling with you. CALL AND INSPECT. W. L. EDWARDS, 3IaACKSMITH & WHEELWKIGHT DUVERNEY STREET...