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MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER (From our Special Corrc.spnmleut.) '' Mr Agar Wynne, like all pro^re-sMVij Ministers, is encountering ins t ull ubnro of tho "bland pat'' proclivities, that chavautoriso all p* niuiunt otli cors in hia endeavor \o jnnko iho Pos tal Department iho usvinl institution 'it should ".bo. Anything ^bat ;,avors of a climb out of tho nit «>l liio wsj way of doin&lt;&lt; tbiui;* is tiorcely resoiit-ed by tbo ollicials. They very naturally arguo that tiu-y &ot uoiliiujc out ol in creased business. That ^ood old union cow—tho State—can bo relied upon to End theij Nvlarios whether tho cou ocrn they nrt> working lor w a payxib o ono or not; and as lor tho public --Jio idea of consideration for that not al ways too amiable cntit}* i;;, from tnon standpoint, too ridieulau* i«r |w0™',r Therefore, wlion a Minister UU» 1 Wynne gets charge and win s «> ™n a. Department on bui-inc^ liU» mo*, nnd m tho way lliat a l'"™^ «»-« prise out to wouro payab o >...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
Announcement**. CRESWICK BRANCH A.N.A. TUIE Quarterly MEETING will JL he held at the A.N.A. Hall on FRIDAY EVENING, I''eb. 27th, at 8 o'clock. F. FARGHER, President. ARTHUR B. GROSE, Secty. North Croswick State Schools rpENDERS will be received until 12 1 o'clock on FRIDAY, FEB. 27, for the ERECTION of a SHELTER SHED at the above School. Specifica tions may be Been at the State School. Tenders to be addressed to Mrs Harris, Correspondent of the State School Com mittee Deposit, £2. The highest or any tender not necessarily accepted. W. MERKITT, Chairman. iTUIE SEASIDE PICNIC OF THE I YEAR .' THE SEVENTH ANNUAL COM BINED DISTRICT A.N.A. BASKET PICNIO AND EXCURSION TO GEELONG on SATURDAY, 28th FEBRUARY, 1914. Organised by the Kingston, Creswick, Smeaton, Mount Prospect, and Allen dale Branches of the Australian Natives' Association. Arrangements will be made to visit the Geelong Freezing Works. Steamer leaves for Portarlington shortly after the arrival of the train. Special train leave...
HOW TO PREVENT ACID STOMACHS AND FOOD FERMENTATION. BY A STOMACH SPECIALIST. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
HOW TO PREVENT ACID STOM ACHS AND FOOD FER MENTATION. By a STOMACH SPECIALIST. As a specialist who has spent many years in the study and treatment of stomach troubles, 1 have been forced to the conclusion that most people who complain of stomach trouble possess stomachs that are absolutely healthy and normal. The real trouble, that which causcs all the pain and difficulty, is acid in the stomach, usually dun to, or aggravated by, food fermen tation. Acid irritates the delicate lining of the stomach and food fer mentation causes wind, which distends the stomach abnormally, causing that full bloated feclinp. Thus both acid and fermentation interfere with and retard the process of digestion. The stomach is usually healthy and normal, but irritated almost past endurance by these foreign elements—acid and wiod lu all such eases—and they comprise over go per cent, of all stomach difficulties—the first and only step necessary is to neutralise the acid and stop the fermentation by taking in...
STATE LAND TAX ACT. AMENDMENT DESIRED. MEMBERS' OPINIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
STATE LAND TAX ACT. amendment desikeu. MEMBERS' OPINIONS. At the meeting held nt Ni'wlyn recently, when landowners made strong protest against the valuations placed on their properties by the official valuer. Sir Alexander I'cacock intimated that members of the Legislative Assembly has spoken in the House of tho neces sity of an amendment of tho present State Land Tax Act, and also on its administration. We have received from Sir Alexander I'eacock a marked copy of " Hansard " of the 4th inst., in which the speeches of the Hon. D. McLood and other members are given, also the Premier's reply. Sir Alexander at the meeting mentioned the fact that as a member of the Government his mouth was closed to a certain extent The speeches taken from " Hansard " are as follows:— Mr. McLeod—In connection with the vote for the land tax branch, I wish to ask the Treasurer whether he has con sidered the question I raised in tho HouBe some time ago, and a very vital question, which is pressing severel...
RANCID BUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
RANCID BUTTER. ' Bacteria of curtain kinds aro un doubtedly tlio most oifeusiv'o ngents iii making butter rancid, but it may also bo caused by oxidation, duo to tho ac tion of light and air. Any kind of un cleunlincss in tho dairy will at onoo tend to produco rancidity in tho pro duce. Tho uso of impuro wator for washing up tho dairy utensils, failure to wash tho butter in tho grain suffi ciently, tho use of milk from airty, cows, or milk which contains colostrum as yielded by froshly-oalved cows, all theso causes liolp to mako butter rancid. No doubt tho commonest causo of rancidity is failure to wash sufficiently tho butter in tho grain. Tho caseinous matter, or buttermilk, if left in tho butter in excessive quantities, will quickly sot up decomposition and impart a very strong flavour to tho prodcce. It can easily bo diccovercd wiether tho wash ing of butter lias been properly por formod or not; all that is necessary is to press gently, but firmly, on a pi ecu of tho butter with ...
Evolution of Labor. CO-PARTNERSHIP PRINCIPLE. VIEWS OF EARL GREY. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
Evolution of Labor. n* CO ■ PA RT NEKS Hi P PRINCIPLE. VIEWS OF EARL GREY. A delegation Irom the Liberal Workers' Institute waited upon Karl Grey at Federal Government House on Friday morning to discuss a pro posal for til'; establishment in Australia of an association similar to the Labour Co-partner,hip Association of Great Britain, of which Earl Griy is president. Mr Mvt ''the president) explained that the hoard of management of t!n association desired some information and advice in regard to the formation of an association &lt;mi the lines of the IJritish one. Karl Grey, in the course of a con versationnl discussion, said the whole of the present industrial system was based on a wrong principle, whereas they knew that co-operation was a success, if they hail employers Riving as little wages as they could, and em plnyees saying, " We will undertake In Rive as little work as we can," they had a rrilten system. They hid the two parties pulling »t both endsof the rope, where...
SUBTLE CRITICISM. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
SUBTLE CRITICISM. Tho small boy stood in front of tlio dazzling light of tho chcap tlicatro with a'yellow dog under his arm. Evidently ho wanted to get 111, and tho sight of a well-dressed and apparently jjrosper ous man on tho steps gave him an idea. "Aro you tho manager of tho show?" asked tho boy. It turned out that ho had guessed correctly, and tho' lad continued: "I want to seo tho show, but I haven't got tho money. I'll tell you what I'll do. I'll givo you this dog if you'll lot mo in." Tho manager's heart melted. Ho remembered that ho too liad been a boy. "You may go in," ho Said. " but never mind about giving me tlio dog. Tako tho dog along with you." Tito lad went in with tho yellow dog under his coat. After tlio perform ance tho manager was still standing in front, and happened to soe tho urchin como out. "Well, sonny," ho remarked, "how did you liko tlio sliowE" "Oh, protty well," ho said; "but •I'm clad I didn't havo to givo you tho dog." .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
A GREAT SUFFERER FROM DISEASED KIDNEYS & GRAVEL. QUICKLY CURED BY DR. SHELDON'S GIN PILLS. " I have been a great sufferer for many years with Diseased Kidneys, Gravel and Scalding," writes Mrs K. O'Grady, 8 CJn.yton-street, Balmain, N.S.W. "At times I was so bad I could not do my work. The pains in my back were so severe in the morning that I was unable to get out of bed without assistance, and when I stooped to nick anything up, it was with great difficulty that I could straighten myself again. I always felt very languid and and very irritable. I tried many differ ent kinds of remedies, but derived no benefit whatever. One day I was speaking to a lady friend and she strongly advised mo to try DrSheldon's Gin Pills. I thought they would be just the same as the other remedies, but I am happy to say that they are the best pills 1 have ever come across, for after taking the first dose Ifett greatly relieved, and I continued taking them, and after a small course I was com pletel...
MURDERED BY REBELS. BRITISH RANCH OWNER'S FATE. WILL BRITAIN INTERVENE? [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
MURDERED BY REBELS. BRITISH RANCH OWNER'S FATE. WILL BRITAIN INTERVENE? A great sensation has been caused by the disappearance fiom Northern Mexico of a British ranch owner named William Benton. His wife re ported that he had had a quarrel with the Mexican rebel leader Villa, and had not been seen since. .Investigation proved that he had been cuurt martialled and shot. Mr W. J. Bryan, Secretary of State, has been informed tlnough the Ainuri can consul at Juarez that Villa's version is that Benton threatened his (Villa's) life, and was duly court martialled ami shot on a charge of attempted assnssi nation. A full statement of the case has been transmitted to Downing street. Benton's friends ridicule the idea that any trial was accorded him Benton had stated that he never carried arms in Mexico, and had openly boasted of the fact. A report Irom El Paso states that the American consul at Juarez an nounces that Benton was accused of plotting aga'nst Villa's life. He was court martialled...
ABOUT BUYING COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
ABOUT BUYING COWS. A representative letter from mi Kng lisli dairy farmer in the "JJntish Ag ricultural Pros" .>ay.s:--"Cow buying is a very uncertain buMnwiS. Thero is muo'i faking in tin.* oow market, hut hojue-bicd hollers are at least honest. Morns may It.? rubbed down, an&lt;l udders ai-.-i k-,1 ;iii(' other purchases may turn on:, deceptive owing to udders being wl.iit is knonw ai Meshy. Many cons K.,iv milk \vejj for ihe lir.-t two or thrco n! ;;■ iij-i. aii'l then quickly dry &lt;jff, and t:i«. &lt;i arc jti.st the animalo which will, ho rii- round and oJFered lor galo alter then ii'.'Xt calving. Some cows which Hi'itvtd well in thu:r own homes do b>(1 ly when transferred lo a new place. •S-M'.e are .sold hoeati-o they aro kicker.-,, oi liable ici blow or Miller from some te"iti n^ ailment. "X:> one doubts tliat heiiers arc safer bujmg than cmvs, hut Use fact remains ill.-, wo ai&lt;> losing ground as to I ho '.npuiy of j. • king c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
Make Your Money Go a Long Way. la the*e times of ht£h«cost«oMivio£ il it « vital matter to fet the utmost purchasing power oof of your money, hot opporiuatiiei for exceptional savings do not come often. Thus it will be welcome sew* to the cootnaolty of keen buyers that we are holding our Great Summer SALE «rhe& a Remarkable Series o! Bargains will be seen in every Department. Immense price reductions have been made. We will spare no effort to make this event the most successful yet held ia Ibe District. Unprecedented Values, which will prove a revelation fto the keenest shopper who has attended our previous Sales. Yoa can depend apon getting A GREAT RUN FOR YOUR MONEY —-in fact, your money will travel further at our Store than it ever has done before with us or anywhere else. S LOADS of BARGAINS for Little Money The FirBt Week of our Sale haB been a great success. The Beoond Week will be greater. The Millinery Department is an eye-opener for Bargains. We don't intend to oarr...
F.M.E.A. CRESWICK BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
F.M.E.A, .J. CRESWICK BRANCH. The fortnightly meeting of com mittee was held iu the office on Saturday evening, when there were present:—Mr I'". Wilding (president) in the chair; Messrs J. Lenthall (vica president), Thos. Mann and G. Booth (trustees), V. Quanchi, J. Gilsham, and L. B. Elshaug (secretary), An apology was accepted from Mr Richards, he being on afternoon shift. CORHESrONDBNCti. From Mr T, M. Jude, General Secretary, with business sheet to be submitted to annual conference, and a list of proposed alterations of general rules. REPORTS. From Mr J. Ellis, stating that there is no improvement in his health. FINANCE. The following accounts were passed for payment:—Accident pay—North Star, J. Ellis, £i. Incidental expenses —Secretary's salary, ,£3. Total, ,£.j. GKNERAL BUSINESS. The following amounts will be col lected by the stewards next pay day:— Contributions, i/G; rccoup general fund, Gd. Total, 2/. Members will please pay to their stewards the voluntary political levy o...
THE CRESWICK ADVERTISER ESTABLISHED 1856. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
THE CRESWICK ADVERTISER ESTABLISHED 1856, Tuesday, i'tr,ruary :.j, 1914 A meeting of woodcarters was held in the bank chambers on Saturday evening last, to make arrangement.': for carting to the Creswick hospital grounds the firewood cut some time ago beyond the Government dam. Mr Thos. (Jushing, president of the hospital committee, occupied the chair, and there were also present Messrs W. Arch, C. Hartup,!', Martin, D. Heskin. W. Johnson, J. Caddy, A. Johnson, R. Wall, and S Northcott (hospital secretary) A number of apologies for absence were reci-ivcd from carter:. The president explained the reason for the meeting, and a discussion ensued sr to the most suit, abtc date for carting in the wood, Wednesday, 4th March, being selected. Mr W. Arch was appointed captain of the carters for the day. Reference : was made at the meeting to the (act that carting from the block where the wood had been cut this year would be difficult, and the carters expressed the hope that, a more suitable ...
Racing. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
Racing. Tli.' full programme of the Creswick Turf Cluli's races, to be held on S lturday, 21st March, appears in our adverlisini; columns There arc six 1 events set dosvo for decision, as follows:—Tti.il Handicap, of .fro; •iliiiut - fin 'ont;s. Novelty l'ouy Rare, of /~io; furlongs. Cteswick Handi cap, ol about one mile. Dis tance Open Tiot, of,/, lo; two miles. Welter Handicap, of /"lo; aboii I f> HkIuuk';. Myitis Handicap, of,£10; ' —i S fU'loni;-. Nominations close witli tlie secretaT)' Iltfry McGold nrk) at the American hold, Criswick, 0n Monday, ylli March, and weights will apoesr on the 14II) March.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
OBITUARY. :» 1 The dealt, occurred on Sunday evening last of Miss StelL Olive Jones, daughter of Mr Samuel Jones, a ] respected resident of King street, j North Crcsrcick. The deceased was - veat;; r4 -lye at the time of her 2.- * had tc;n aiiinc for some death, anu . lime past.
SPORTING NOTES. Bowling. CRESWICK v. LEARMONTH. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
SPORTING NOTES. m _ _ Bowling. • ffl CRIiSWICK v. LEARMONTH. The return match between the above clubs took place on Saturday afternoon last on the Learmonth green, when victory rested with the home team l:y the narrow majority of (our points. The green was heavy, and iu addition il is longer than that of Creswick, the conditions being iu direct contrast to those on the green of the visitors. However, they were up in two rinkc out of the three, but the defeat was accomplished owing to the No. t rink for Crcswick being ib down. The visitors had 11 players only, but iu the second rink A. B. Grose led and played second. On the first rink the Rev. Harrison captained Creswick's four against Mr Main's four. The scoring was fairly evenly divided up to the 12th end, when the home tide led by 9 to S. The visitors scored 6 only after that end, and were defeated by 16 points—30 to 14. The captains on the second rink were Messrs Cock and Baber, and at the 13th end the latter was dowu a siuglc po...
LATE SUPPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
LATE SUPPERS. Litr ..iiph'Ts ;iio a ruMitntMi caijiu-i1? in omnia. * .-,p»•&lt;*i:i 11 \* i ri:iI. form o( it 111 u 11ic)i p&lt;-.,plo till! * into ;i fi' MV'T mtlv to wako wnli a Mail an hour or t» later. Digestion C'-mo:; jiUiiomI i&lt;> .» ili .nl i ti>p dnrinj; .o that M)' li' u nt lime . honki bo allowed tor tno last liioal tn b" #lisjti*-.so&lt;l of boforc tli«> hour of rotirin:*,. 'This interval should bo two hours at* toast, uhirli oft. u moans that half Pasfc is, as a rlifts Into ouourIi for tUo ovoiiins meal; In any ease. tho iood which is taken then outfit to lm of litfii' naturo, and not include pork, com moat, or any olhor article of diot winch u blow of dilution..
UP-TO-DATE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
01'-TO-D A'i'K. A lady was giving a Scripture lesson »n tho subject of the ' prophet Klisha and tho wicked children wno.ie vilod him. Sho described how 'tho aged prophot was feebly making lis way uphill when tho children eamo about him, jeered and ridiouled him, and called out, "Go up, thou bald bead I" Sho then proceeded to im , pros upon tho class tho duty of beiug ; kind, considerate, nnd respectful to j elderly people. | "i kopo," she baid, "if any of you j had been'there you would not have j boon so rude ami unmanii'-rly." j "Xo, mum," decisively responded »'* i urchin in front. , ,, "Anil what would y>ii havo dolioi' asked tho lady. j"l .should have ualked up to bun kindly, mum. an' >aid as 1 *&lt;»!»* *1 SK^ ;;ot 'i- old a]>i ii>ion."
MATTER OF BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
MATTER OP BUSINESS.: ''This liouso to let — only couples about to bo married need apply/' is an enticing notice which attracts nuiuy young peoplo to tho doors of a protty suburban residouco. But, strange to say, tho occupancy of tho houso never changes. ,"1 think you ask to much for j;our villa, Mrs, \V.," tho next-door neigh bour remarked to the owner—a shab bily dressed widow. "You could K-t it easily if you rcduccd tlio rent a'lit tle." "But I don't want to lot it!" she repeated. "Then why do you put that notico iii tho window" 3 "Well, you see,? I'm a lonely widow, with only myself to depend on, and I'm obliged to eke out my tiny incoiuo somehow," tho widow answered, confi dentially.. "So I write down tho namea and addresses of all young cou ples who cal!^ ami sell them at a fair price 10 a lirm of cheap houso furnish ors."