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POTASH AND CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
POTASH AND CROPS. One of ilio »u»>t striking eifi-cis ol potash mimiiri's is tin- remarkable way 11 uhieh they promote tho growth ui clovers and other leguminous plant.v. Thus when potash i&lt;? applied to a field of mixwl herbage. it encourage th.* growth ol tho oiovi rs to such an ex tout that the g'-n-ial a-poo: of the ' vogetntion is entirely changed. U also encourages the growth finer and more nutritious glasses A fur ther ofl"cet of potash is that it render4 >li.» plant more resistant to the attacks of fungoid parasites, well seen in the 'asc of rust on wheat, leaf-spot fun gus on mangolds, and oven in pome eases "finger and tee" in turnips. "Potash is tho dominant majmrial im obedient for potatoes, whereit not only 1 tmi»rov&lt;*s tho quality/, hut gives a higV or yield, which contains a larger pro j portion of marketable size potatoes.
MAN'S BEST FRIEND. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
MAN'S BEST FRIEND. So many peaplo toil of tho faithful ness shown by tho dog «nd tho horso Unit no have come to cull thorn man's hf.St flMLMld-S. I ho term frii mlsliip us we commonly undrr.sland it, means all round nil tho. time helpfulness. A friend is ono wo ran not well do without. Jf y,&lt;u( ut*;» u sticrc.vsfol farmer and keep thoruugiibrrd cows you are proud uf tliujii. Vou sell thom for 11 hip price. Did you over stop to think what tin* oow i* good for besides this? Without her, where would the house* wife her Where would tho cook in your homo look for a product to take iho pi,-ho of milk? Milic in its vari ous forms is tho very Foundation of her ,p.-rations. Milk, cream, butter, puddings, pies, cake, bread, and .so on through tho li>t. Your row givis the milk to fill the mother'* hioaat to feed tho fittlo in iam milling in her arms, that may bo riiiiio a jxrat man in the world. If, peivhauiv, that mother is taken from iho homo, the milk from tho cow is depended ...
Kingston. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
Stall' 'flit* attendance at i,t. ''rt-cuji; • I School on Friday last \vns a Only Imir reli*>lurs attended. All im. remainder of the children were away at tin1 picnic in Hallatv.t. Ii appears that the school committee have the ri^hl l'» Kratit ono whole holiday each year, and •'** they had already exercised tiiat privilege for tho current year, the school had to ho kept open. The lady assistant had two under her care; and the head teacher uad junior assistant had ono
KINGSTON. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
KINGSTON. There was a good number present at , the Mechanics' ball, Kingston, on Two*- j ! *iuy last to do honor to the Kev. (). F. 1 ami Miss Suell, who wt-ro on the eve of their departure fur Brown Hill. Mr. M. ; W. Cane, of the Smeaton congregation, I ftas- in ihe ohair. After a short musieaf programme had in; mi icnuoied, the chairman briefly referred to the object I of the gathering, and expressed the re I grot of the Ktneaton congregation at the 1 departure of the guest:'. It was during I Mr. SnelJJs incumbency that services had been conducted in Smeaton, and his efforts had been much appreciated. The next speaker, Mr. J. A, Briiihden, spoke I on beJialf of the Kingston congregation. ! iie referred to Mr. Snell's successful efforts in the parish, and Mi>s Snell's ! uv:/k ;u:,oitRisi tl,e young people. Both of | them would he much nursed, and he felt j sure that the parish of lirown Hill would learn toappreciate their new vitwvrbefore he had been with them very long. On be h...
STATE LAID TAX. ITS EFFECT IN THE NEWLYN DISTRICT. VALUATIONS CONSIDERED EXCESSIVE. FARMERS' MEETING. VIGOROUS ACTION TO BE TAKEN. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
STATE lAJiD ¥AXv&lt;" ITS EFFECT IN THE NEWLY N DISTRICT. VALUATIONS CONSIDERED EXCESSIVE. KARMEKS' MEETING. VIGOROUS ACTION TO HE TAKEN. A number of landowners in the South riding of the Shim of (?rcswick, prin cipally in the Nowlyn district, have re ceived their assessments under the State Land Tax, and strong objection has been taken by them to what is con sidered to be very excessive valuations J placed on the properties-by Mr. J. T. ! Sloan, the official valuer. In addition to this aspect of the case, objection is also taken to the manner in which the assessments arc beinft received by tlx? landowners, many of whom have not yet received their papers from the Commissioner. Meetings of landowners m"/-' m ' mul a committee (with Mr. O. Mcrherson as secretary) has boen working with a view to a reduc tion in devaluations, a deputation also having waited on the Land Tax Com missionur, but so far nothing tangible has resulted. On Saturday evening last a meeting was hold in the...
Bowling. DAYLESFORD v. CRESWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
Bowling. DAYLESFORL) v. CRIiSWICK. The return match between theubo\e clubs took place on the local green on Saturday last, three rinks representing each side. When the Creswick bowlers visited Daylesford some weeks ago they were badly beaten, aud on Satur day they succeeded' in completely turning the tables on their opponent.'!, winning the same by 54 points, the totals being:—Creswick, 107; D.iyh s ford, 53. The short, green told against the vistting combination, and every rink was down. On No 1 r.nl; the visitors had a lead of 12 to 3 at the oil) end, mainly owing to a score of 7 at the 5th end -UiUc^oth head the home team hail li fciSw^tMrad of 1, and for half a *ao'zeTrtrt5«^i\c scoring was faitly equ:il, fj«t. ili^OftVvick four gradually se ItHlJir a position, despite a five to .the^vi(;iWrs at the 24th end, and ,IjiifinJ JJiy!!t the finish—35 to 26. "Itie play on No 2 rink requires but little desciiption. At the ;th end the home team had i(i to nil. The visitors scored three a...
FERTILISER TERMS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
FERTILISER TERMS. iii tho minds of farmers who have liitlo time to btudy the technicalities of nomenclature, comusion may easily arise as to the precise meaning of the different names under which phosphate of linio is offered for agricultural pur poses. There are four forms of phos phate of iimo:—1. Soluble in water, as in -superphosphate. It is mouo-caloic uamcJy, ono equivalent of phophorir acid, is combined with one equivalout 11 of time, aud when phosphate of lirno is described as "soluble," it is understood by long custom and usanco in the trade 'to mean "soluble in water." This is recognised by tho Fertilisers and Feed ing Stuffs Act, because in Section 10, (1), wo find tho words, "Tlio expres sions 'soluble and in.solublo' shall res pectively, mean soluble and insoluble water," and if tho phosphate of liAc. is not solubto in water, but in c&y\ acid, it should bo so specified. 2. teiJ-" uble in weak acid, as in basic sut^ra ( phosphate, reverted or retrograde pn^K? I p...
FAREWELLS TO REV. O. F. SNELL. ALLENDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
FAHEWELLS TO REV. 0. F. SNELL. ALLENDALE. A farewell social was tendered to the Rev 0. Snell, and Miss Snell, at St. Margaret's Church oT IImhImikI Sunday School, Allendale, on M»iid.iy evening, 9th ins!., in the presence ol a larfie gathering Mr li. 'l'rott presided. A programme was given comprising songs by Misses Lily Super, Bessie Collins, L. and C. Booth, Mary Keunedy, and Masler \V. Wingate; recitations liy B. Kennedy, il. iilliget, N. Kennedy, li. Coiiins and 15. Meaney; duets by M. Kennedy and M. Knott, and C. and L. liootli; dialogues by Misses li. Mills, M. Mills, 13. Hobill, 13. Collins, M. Meaney, M. Knott, E. Knott, B Kennedy and C. Booth. Miss Lily Soper pave an exhibition of c ub-s i: 1 g inn Mrs Wingate played the accom paniments. The Chairman presented lb; Rev O. Sneil ai.d Miss Snell with a liand some tea and coffee servicc In doing so, lie spoke of his 7J years' work in the parish Me (the chairman) rc inemliered the first night lie spoke, and the uphill fight thei...
CREAM IN HOT WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
CREAM IN HOT WEATHER. Hoards Dti.irymun isay.s:—In order to make good butter in the summer it is necessary to take tlio very best of oaro of crcant while it is being waved /or a churning. Neglect to do this is per haps olio of the ehtci raii>es i>1! poor butter in tin* summer. Mutter irom properly kept and ripem-d cream will havo a' /nore .desirable llavor, it will keep sweet...longer, and bring a high er prieo in any'market. Nat urhlly, -.the first essential j'h to proper 'care of the milk in t.ho stable and separating room. It must bo kept awaj- from undesirable odours, ii taint.-, arc* not wanted in the but ter. It i«* preferable to skim a rather heavy cream in hot weather, one test ing about tf."> per cent. It ought to bo skimmed before the milk has tooled or set around for any length of time. Onu of tho firM. essentials is to eool it. as soon' filter : ej*arat ion as pop | sible, When it ciiil bo arranged, a [ desirable method i.s to havo the cream I can in a tank of i...
REMEDY FOR GLARING LIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
NLMflDY i-'OR GLARING LIGHT. ,\ Iinwl (U'VM'c III*'' IrecMlly l)K'M 1 |nrfi'(f'(l f»r miirnmin;;, III" 'lander fniin t;laii- in niiitiir i mi li&lt;ii&lt;llit'.ht'>. This (li'vii-i- nui'.ihls (if a r.\>-k nf alum inium plat"S, pl:ic'(l lli'llilltl (In* mam .•lav; Mini in frimt 'if tli" ln'^ :,n&lt;' 'rriii'r. The," plates are placed lini'i i.iiri.-illy. .Hi" abmv ill" "tiler. uliuiil nue-eii'l i nf an inch apart, aii'l lu" their lower surfacci/ hipl.ly polished Pir! Ilio upper surface;. puintrfl a dead blank The eff-'ot is Unit from 11 dis t-uir" of ;ili»nt 1»0 vai'is. tin) full I'.Rlit N scon without .my apparent sha'linK. hut nv tin- car approach"-;, th" Mil and "'ifc 'ncoino weaker a tid weaker, until, when a fe.v yank away, nothing can bo booh but a faint grey glow.
MEAT PROBLEM IN ARGENTINA. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
MEAT PROBLEM IN ARGENTINA. TJm shortsighted jjojiey of jndi->ejiin , inate slaughter (if likfly hulls and &lt;;&lt;r.v» j in Argentina, says a South American authority, has r&lt; '■sultH it. a .stato ol affairs that will In- nothing .-diorl oj a national disaster unh'-.i l*j;Mation is brought into fouv to pr&lt;-.-oive Mini /vmnaiit of the oihv rx.i'iis.'vo herds. In the month of 1'Ybruary hut. il'J.W.Hi v td of c&ttlo vrero slaughtered. ()i IS.lOd wcro cow.s. It is now i:&lt; f&lt;-.sary for Arg./jtina. ealtlo bivrd'r^ to repioaMi their diminish'd t-tm&lt;*1c . y. ,-y rt'ri-ntly'JO.O'HI liojul of c,iul«' uer« • in'vn on 11» Algorithm .soil from Parvt guay. Tin' pruv ol moat- is Mejidiiv rising day }>y day, and -oine ol tin' rural jnarheK "i 'lie pruvimv cf Hueiio j Ayrc*. arc actually displaying ln»r>&lt;' ' Jjesh for sah\ The &lt;diortag.- of meat which is Icing f- It in Aigentina i> vti- ,...
A NEW JERSEY CHAMPION. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
A NEW JERSEY CHAMPiOH.' "What is the highest rccord.ve can expect a dairy cow to make?" .js n cjuory that has often been made. j'.As it was with tho trotting horse, 20&lt;or 30 years ago, when animals began to ap« pear that could trot a mile in less than threo minutes, for instance, Maude S., making a record of 2.10, many thought that tho .speed limit of the. Ijorsc had been reached, and so it was with the dairy eow. When Yeksa Sunbeam, a Guernsey, mado her phenomenal re cord of 857 pounds of fat in ono year, it was doubted by many who' had not .studied thd breeding of dairy cows ?'oaely that her record would eoarcely be equalled, if erej; excelled. Nut long aft^r this. Cnlantha -ith's Johanna, a Hoistcin, madri pOB pounds of fat, excel ling Yeksj* Sunbeam's record by 1-11 pounds of fat. Hero the world's re cord remained for severa] years, but it was finally displaced by iianostine IJollo I)o Kol, who made in one year 105S.31 pounds of fat. Jacoba Irene, with a yearly vucord...
THE LARGEST ICE CAVE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
THE LARGEST ICE CAVE. j ! i A few years ago somo membors (. the Austrian Speleological Society dis covered in iho Daehstoin mountains : .some caverns which art- ;unong^t the largest in Ktuope, Our of those grot ,too*, tho longitudinal axis oi which i 1 luliy GoOOft. Jong, moiviiver, turned out to oifer additional interest by its truly enormous ico ma>so-s, and was found to ho tlio largest known ice cave in the world. Though a s-corohing sun may bo burning outside on the bare mountain rock, there is always an icy v.-ind blowing through this underworld, freezing everything within its reach. Only sometimes, when the outside tem perature ranges heiwe&lt;n '.','2 and 11 dtg. Cat., and a comparatively warm rain penetrates through the fissures of the rock, entering right into ihe cavern, will there boa temporary calm and dis tinct melting of the. ice. The D.ich siein ico cave comprises several dome lilled with ice, which coiniuunicafo v.i:!: one another through a number of ;'ro ...
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
Tennis. Our Kingston correspondent writes :— A team of tennis players representing St. John's Club, Creuwick, vibited King* ton on Saturday to try conclusion* with the local players. A very enjoyable afternoon was spent, and the match re sulted in a draw, both teams winning 36 Raines. Appended is the result of the different sets:—Kitchens and Japp (K.) beat Horn and Dean (C.), 10-5. Dr Parker and Kane (K.) boat Pasco and Ken (C.>, 10-7. Misses McKinnon (K.) lost to Misses \V«ide and Robert-? (C.), 5-fi. Hitehins and Miss A. "McKinnon (K.) lost to Horn and Miss Wade (C.), 5-5. Barker and Miss It. McKinnon (K.) lost to W. Dean and Mhs Robert* (C.\), l-f». Dr Parker andG.MorrUh (K.)lost to Pasco and Ken (C\), 5-fJ. The Creswick Methodist and Smeaton Tennis Clubs met in a match at the local court on Saturday afternoon, when the visitors were successful in winning by the narrow majority of four games after &nbsp; a very enjoyable match. Refreshments &nbsp; were provide...
Mount Prospect. HARVEST THANKSGIVING. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
Mount Prospect. HARVEST THANKSGIVING A harvest thanksgiving service was &nbsp; held in the Presbyterian Church on Sunday, 8th inst. The church was tastefully for the occassion with fruit, vegetables and flowers by the ladies. The service was conducted by the Rev. R. Thomson. TENNIS CLUB. The tennis club has come to life again on Monday evening, 9th inst., a meeting was held and arrange- ments made for the erection of the fence by contract. The dance on New Year's eve resulted in a small profit, and a nunber of members tickets, have been sold, so the club is able to proceed with the work, which, it is hoped, will soon be completed.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 February 1914
OBITUARY. * Our Smoaton correspondent writes:— I am sorry to have to chronicle tho news of the death of Mr.s Grieve, wife of Mr. William Grieve, of Bacchus Marsh, which «ad event took place suddenly on Saturday last. Mrs. Grievo wan well known here, beiritf tho daughter of Mr. R. McLeod, of Smcaton. A family of four little ones is U-ft, tho eldest being only fivo years old. Tho many Iriends of Major Nedivell, posimaslcr at Creswick, will regret to hear of the sad bereavement he has sustained by the death early oil Sun day morning of his brother, Mr Joseph Richard Nedwtll, of North Carlton. The deceased, who was 39 years of age, leaves a widow and two daughters to mourn their loss. Some 18 months ago the deceased genth man met with an accident, as a rest It of which he lost a foot, and ohhough it was thought he had recovered from the (ITecis of such a shock to the system, it is no* bditved to have been the cause ol death, which was unexpected. On Friday morning the funeral of the lat...
SCHWAPPS FALSELY LABELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 February 1914
SCHNAPPS FALSELY LABELLED. Before a bench of local magistrates on 29th January at St. Kilda, Kate Jury (Bay View Hotel, High-strectV was oiiargcd with exposing for snJc schnapps under a false trade descnp lion. Inspector Roche gave evidence tl.at ho fouud schnapps exposed for sale en accused's promises in a bottle labeled Wolfe's Schnapps made by another firm than the notua) maker. I The defence was that when defendant ] poured tho schnapps into Uie wr.na I bottlo sho defaced tho label thereof, a nil I her son relabelled the schnapps ; "Draught." Accused's plea was accepted, and the case was dismissed. No oosts »vore al lowed. In tho District Court on 30th Janu ary, before Mr. V. Tanner, P.M.. Mary Murtagh, lice/jseo of Saracen's Uead Hotel, Hourke-street, was charg ed, on the information of Matthew Campbell, LecUie, inspector of liquor, with having on 22ml November last applied to certain schnapps a falsi* trade description, namely, " Wolfe's ♦Schnapps." Informant suited that he we...