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Postal Information. Letters [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
Postal li^orfelon. Lattors Commonwealth, New Zealand, Fiji, New Hebrides,British Solomon Islands, per J oz - - I&lt; United Kingdom anil British Pos sessions, per J oz - • ]i Other Countries, per J oz . 2Ji Letter Cards Commonwanlth, New Zealand, Fiji New Hebrides, British Solo mon Islands - _ Poat Cards. Commonwealth, New Zealand, riji. New Hebrides, British Solomon Islands United Kingdom . 1r&lt; Reply 2(j Other Countries . tl,, R-p'y - - Id Commoroial Papers Commonwealth, every 2 oz upl - . 5 ,b ' ■ . Id United Kingdom and other Coun tries, 2 07 3d; .| nz, 3Jd; G oz, •ld;8oz. .)Jd; iooz, r,d. Karl, additional J oz up to 5 lb - Circulars and Printed Matter Only. Commonwealth, New Zealand. tiji. New !M»-ide.,. British Solomon Islands Every 2 nz nji to r, Hi . United Kingdom Every 2 uz up to .lib . ]cJ Postal Notes. Notes from m„y ol)talm.,, and are payable at all Post Unices in the Commonwealth I'ouud.-w,. : I!,, tu uedt ,sy ,(s tiJ, Id; :>s, IJ(l;7sCd, I'll; 2Us...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
Cream Suppliers Will Make Most Money By Consigning to tho WALLACE BUTTER FACTORY. Turnover to dato» £300,000. Paid fop Cream of 1 4 MILLION STERLING up to date. Correct Results and Prompt Returns. Correspondence Invited. Factory - WALLACE, Reg. Offioe • 46 Armstrongs., Ballarat. gELLING OFF ! SELLING OFF I W. LEACH, Who iB retiring from husinesj, has n few HIGH-CLASS BUGGIES AND .TINKERS FOR SALE At Much Lower Rates than usual. ALL ACCOUNTS to be settled up during the month. J. MARKS, The Easy Terms Furnfshor. J. MARKS, The Easy Terms Furnisher. UNDER our Liberal System of "I'ay aa You Earn," any honest manor woman can have as much Furniture as they want. We have jnsl opened a complete Assortment of Household Furniture and Furnishings. Our table el easy terms as follows £3 Worth of Furniture, 1/ Weekly. £6 Worth of Furniture, Weekly. £S Worth of Furniture, '„>/G Weekly. £10 Worth of Furniture, C Weekly. £16 Worth of Furniture, •!/ Weekly. £"20 Worth of Furniture, G; Weekly. £30 W...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
Scalp Trouble Made Hair Fall Out. Zam-Buk Stopped the Itching and Completely Cured Spreading Sores and Ringworm. A severe case of child's scalp sores, j ( which caused the parents much 0 anxiety, has been perfectly cured Ijy p ZaniBuk in the home o( Mr and Mrs n M. Johns, of I S3 Palmcrston Street, ( Cariton, Melbourne. [ Telling how Zam-Bul; rescued her p child from awful disfigurement, Mrs Johns snirl:— "My little girl,Constance, j' was attacked by a nasty eruption winch a broke out all over her head The sores a discharged, and wherever matter went n fresh sores appeared. This spreading | disease caused awful suffering, as the itching was almost unbeatable. Iler v hair came off with the rores and al- 0 though I got a lotion and applied it h the disease continued to spread. t| " Then we started using /.am-Cok, s which tonic [fleet riijit .lira;. It drew n out all bad matter and snnthed tin: p itchini; and irritation. The spreading ^ was arrested and the sores gradually ;1 died away...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
THE Creswick Advertiser (Established Fifty Years—Half a Century] Is Published on TUESDAY and FRIDAY MORNINGS SUBORIPTION 2s. 2d. PER QUARTER. Delivered or posted to any part of Australia. And circulates extensively through out the surrounding rich mining and agricultural districts. — Artistic Printing: — Every class of .loh Printing is undertaken ul '"I'liu Advertiser" OHiee, and work of an artlatic character, in colors, and illustrated work, is made a special feature. Printed und published for the proprietors by HENRY BOWLey, at the Office Albert Street, Crcswiok 'T until you are worse ticforQ starting n campaign against disease. No matter how slight may be your indisposition your 1 duty to yourself demands that immediate steps be taken to disperse it. Of course, you expect to pet better arid not worse, but where health is in question you are never justified in leaving anything to chance, and, as is well known, indis position, instead of disappearing of its own sweet will, frequent...
TEACHING NEATNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
TEACHING MEATNESS. There is no mother who does not want her childron to bo neat and ord erly, but many mothers do not realise, or do not think, how- early tho child ren can rcccivo their first training along theso lines. Children aro so decidedly creatures of habit that a little help and encouragement on tho moth er's part, a littlo patienco and a little of her busy tlmo now, will savo her any, amount of trouble later. Baby, when fifteen months old, understood perfectly tho expressions - "Piok it up," 'Tut it back," "Let's put your toys awav," and willingly did any of theso things.. Children lovo to. bo doing something, and aro iust as pleased to carry a thing back whero it camo from as to tako it in tho first place. Wo read occasionally of somo intel lectual prodigy that learns at an am azingly early ago to perform wonders in poetry, mathomatios, etc., but a habit of orderliness is far mcro import ant to the average human being. Baby is no prodigy at all, just an ordinary human bab...
Smeaton. PROMOTION. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
Smeaton. PROMOTION. Mr James F. Kane, junior teacher at the local school, has received notice of his promotion to the head tcacher ship o' the school at Lardner'i Junc tion, near Colac. SCHOOL RENOVATING. Mr R. Gurr, of Creswick, is Ihe successful tenderer for renovating the school. He has already started the work. LEAVING THE DISTRICT, j Mr Forrester and family are remov ing to Melbourne next week, having disposed of their home at Smeaton. A.N.A. Tho fortnightly meeting oftheabova was held last Friday, the president (Mr A, L. Toose) occupying the chair. The •ecrctary was instructed to forward a letter of condolence to Mr \V. McLeod on the death of his sister, Mrs W. Grieve. The business-sheet of the annual conference was held over till next meeting. Receipts for the cvcd ing were £3 12/2, and accounts amounting to jQ2 t6.'s were passed for piyment.
DWARF PEARS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
DWARF PEARS. Ait American authority Whei"? dwarf pear* arc to bo used, tho Angora Quinoo is tho best stock, Tho Poc»*u can bo used, however, to good ad vanlage whero the clirnato is very mild. Tho quinco should bo worked to cither Koonco or Angouleme, and theso in turn arc worked over to what varieties are desired. White 1 lio dwarf pears havo not been tried out vory extensively as yut, tkor4. aro some pcoplo wlio beliovothcy aro a bct ter commeroial proposition that tho standards. T Tho distance lor planting pours will vary from 22ffe to 30ft, according &lt; to soil and climate. Many of our variet ies of pears aro sterile and do not sot mut well with their own pollen. J.ho Comico comes in this class, and tho Anjou sets fruit poorly with its own pollen. In fact even with self-sterilo varieties I would recommend planting no as to securo cross pollenation. I would suggest two lists, early bloomors and Into bloomors. For Oregon, tho oarly bloomers aro Bnrtlett, Olairgeau, Anjou...
HARDIER INSECT PESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
HARDIER INSECT PESTS. Something of a sensation has been produced among Californian fruitgrow ers by tho suggestion of the Principal of Kntomology of tlio Washington State College, thai possibly under continued spraying with insecticides, hardier .strains of insect posts aro being pro duced, winch are hotter ablo to with stand ilio effects of tho poisons. "In other words," said Professor Mclander, in his address, "it is possible, from a biological standpoint, that we are breeding tho resistant insects. If there is such a thing ;is this, it is a big, big tiling in the fruit world. A few years a«*o, wo wore &lt;oeksuro that siilphuv-lmm would kill red spider eggs, would hill eggs of tho given aphis, and y-'t I havo examined I don'i know how many millions of red-spider eggs this war, and failed to itiul th> m dead after ^•Miig sprayed with sulphur lime. The ^"inc ran bo .-stid of 1 be govn aphis, in a good many b'ealitio--, Whether it is a. biological faei thai soalo and file...
AMERICAN AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
AMERICAN AGRICULTURE. An American expert says of Agri culture in tho United Stales :~-&lt;&lt;Tlioro is good authority for tho assertion that tho fannor could take from tho same area of ground in four years grain crops as much as seven years now give him. leaving the products of tho other thrco years when the land rested from grain, as a clear profit duo to better methods. He can do far more than that by joining live-stock raising with grain raisiug. Naturo has provided cattle to go with tho laud. . . What our peoplo have to do is to cover less grouud, cultivate smaller farms so as to make tho most of them, instead of getting a scant aud uncertain yield from several hundred acres."
MINERAL SPRINGS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
MINERAL SPRINGS. 'j'q I he Editor. Sin,—On reading t|jc report of the borough councillors' annual inspection to the waterworks, I was pleased to notice that Cr Wilson made reference to the local mineral springs, which he said "were equally as good in quality as those al Daylesford." 1 would like Cr Wilson to tell us through your columns where th',cc springs are located, as I think it would be the means of keeping a number of re sidents in the town instead of Roinj! to Daylesfpni forth'! mineral water. If 3f,? sjniatcil at Kncila's, the \valar -MiiiUij; Jo waste for year::, hns been ... " l,"autifill> sparkling mul in llit; well it ... ' ' hlvu water. I statu that » drank the water (rom the spring in Kneale's yard, and I prefer it lu I )ayh:r,ford water. I liave also mixed it witli linn: juice cordial, and round it an i.xeellcnt drink. I think the borough council should take steps to advertise: the spiin^c, which would no doul)t be a ureal boon to llic town.— | Yours etc., NATIVE....
SWIMMING AT BLACK LEAD. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
SWIMMING AT BLACK LEAD. To the .Editor. bin,—I'or some years past a good deal has been said regarding swimming baths at Creswick. The councillors in their wisdom saw the erection of same would not be a financial proposition. The lilick l,ead dam is a favorite ptace fi>r scores of peisuiii to go to daily and have a dip during the hot spoil. However, there is a great danger even lor the good swimmer in this dam, as it contains about 2 J acres, und an average depth of probably over 40 feit. The surface watu i'» beauti ful and mild, but the lower depth must necessarily be of a much lower temperature. At the present time there is not a yard of rope or any other life saving apparatus on the spot. II the mayor would convene a public meeting and invite the co operation of the school committee:! and public centrally perhaps some good may follow. Cr McPhce offered a rope some time ago. This present could be accepted and put iu position. The old axiom, "Prevention is better than cure," pres...
Kingston. INDUCTION OF REV. J. R. HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
Kingston. INDUCTION OF REV. J. R. IIILL. There was a very fair congregation at Holy Trinity Church on Sunday morning last to witness the induction of Rev J. R. I-Iill into the charge o( the parish, in succession to Rev O- F. Snell, by the Bishop of Ballarat (I)r Green ) The members of the vestry met his Lordship and the new vicar at the church door and conducted them to ihe altar, where the licence was read and delivered to Mr Hill kneeling at ihe altar steps. The special lorm of service was conducted by his Lordship, who delivered a magnificent discourse. He dealt with the unity there must he between vicar and his people. Si. Paul, when speaking to the Thessa lonians, said thsy ought to know their priests and the nature of iheir work, and he (the Bishop) thought it right on this occasion to give them an idea of what was expected of a clergyman lie enumerated the many different duties he had to perform during ihe week, for the proper conduct of which he was responsible to his bishop...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST (13/ "KU8tlCUS.") Tlio possibilities of poultry on the farm aro not generally realised. That ohusjj oi' live stock is mostly regarded as being beneath the notice of the or dinary iarmer. Ho regards it as lit only io\* tho attention of women, lint on tho farms in wheat areas particular ly, where it jh possible to raise cheap food in plenty ior the feathered slock, it is worth while to give serious con sideration to .some lads and figures. One million sterling represents the yearly production oi poultry and eggs in Victoria. It looks a1 large amount, but 110 fear nrcd be entertained of over-production. Last year Great Uriiam imported over .l'S,000,000 worth of eggs, which can be expoited irom this State when at their lowest price, and bo landed in the overseas market ! at a time when they bring tho best value. tiggs in shell and m pulp ot tho value of £30,000 wcro exported from Victoria, in 31)13: this notwith standing tho fact that high prices rul ed both for poultr...
A DENIAL. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
A DENIAL. To the Editor. but, — lu your issue of 20/2/14 ap peared a paragraph, slating slaughtered trees had caused great damage to the school fences and were a source of danger to the children. I would deem It a favor if you would allow me to point out tint the fence here was broken by a bull before the trees were cut down, and anyone living iu Ullinu ktiQws that the trees felled in the school yard fell west, i.e., right away from the fence. The slumps are wlitr-j tiny grew, and if they are a source of danger, then all the trees are danger ous. Anyone passing the school yard can see that the fence ia broken only between the trees, and even in those places it has fjllen oil to the trees, in stead of the trees falling on to the fence. Also, no trees have been slaughtered Uead trees have been cut down, and seven times the number of trees re moved have been planted iri their puces. — Yours, otc 11.'O. b. SINCLAIR. Ullim, 2$U(i.\.
JOHNNIE'S JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
JOHNNIE'S JOKE. Toole's wifi ft brand of humour that I .vrut out with the pun aud tho practi I &lt;>:•! joki*. Tho tiling tho comedian and his friends did oil' tho fcta^o, as a mnttor of conr.so and "io rai-.o a laugh, ' would to-day bring thvin within tho ch aches of tho law* on ninny occasions. Th.> pun was h-ss devastating a a ru o. Sims K.vvi::; told tho Mory in hi* rwiiMii.secuce.i how ho uas playing Uio Tom Tug in company with hiti friend Toole, who waa abio a member of tbo cast. In tho "Walorman," bo explains, a word or two of a gag wan hold permissible; and, partly to amuso tho andioneo, partly to astonish bis fel low actor, llooves, in a ccrtain scone, in reply to Toole's question, ""What's tho meaning of all thisP*' replied, "The meaning of it is that you'vo boon made a tool of, and I'.m a happy follow." "Jobimio looked" very much surpris ed," Reeves relates, "anil as a popu lar comedian does nut, it bo can help it, allow himself to bo K'ored off, he, after a...
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. To tho Editor Sir,—The reply to my last letter is just in keeping with the reputation and part methods of the "TJHina Sensa tionr.list." This class of people work ing on their imaniiiations make all sorts of reckless and untruthful state ments, and when confronted with their would-be victims they, like the yelping terrier, scamper off until auother favorable opportunity offers. Such people deserve and should be treated with absolute contempt. They are always the disturbers of the peace in any community in which they find themselves, until eren the most p2ace-1 loving citizens turns to defend himself. In my last 1 asked for more informa tion in regard to the person signing the letter, as I did not believe that such a person as "E. D. Sinclair" resided here. The reply proved my contention, as with the addition of the letter "O" a lady's name wis revealed. Now, Sir, I have seen this lady's signature on many occasions, and the letter "O'' was used without cither of the o...
THE MATCH-MAKER. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
THE MATCH-MAKER. , ()/&lt;! I>iit ;,ik1 I wont to c.'itoh shrimps iti 1,1.0 roek.s below tho cliff's, jind after a inoriniiR's hind work, wo caught about n dozen I "I ni'vor saw tho liku of it,"said o\ thrusting lus net tinder ;i rock as ho spoke, and tlion withdrawing it in disgust. "There's no vacancy in it ^ a ,7, JJ'S ,ri a VaC;t,l, y .vou gel t loful Ho examined tho ooiitents' &lt;tf tho not. "There's one, anvwav." he •said, throwing tho twisting shellfish to wards me. Ho threw two lilth- green fish with largo heads on tho sand. ' 1 horn's any amount of thoso things," ho xfx laiined and then .suddenly threw his net down, and running toward* a largo rock, fell on his knot-, and be gan pnlling at a great red crab. "TJmto's something, anyway!" Wo parked tho (-rah into tho basket, and covered it. with seaweed, and thus deluded it remained quiet. I told Pat I did not think it was much good try ing to find any moro shrimps, and ho agreed with me. So we sit down on ...
THOUGHTS OUT OF THE ORDINARY. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 24 February 1914
THOUGHTS OUT OF THE ORDINARY. Tlio foundation of a real and lasting micco-sn is securelylaid upon tho ruitir> which alone ale apparent as tlio resulls oi' tlio wink hitherto accomplished. Lord Kelvin. Th'» seerei nl' ..iii t i s- i,. constancy to purpose. I h'i (j: 1111111 Disraeli. \\n live 111 tins world only that we may go onward without ceasing.— art. Kocus your ability upon one point un til you burn a liolo in it, (ieniu> i? intensity, and digression is as dangerous as stagnation, "l.lo who follows two hares catches neither." "It- is th' single aim that wins." Only by Vin cent ration can you work out a satisfac tory system. (let your mind on it ami keep it there. Watch every point, every detail. Hang to it. with a bull dog grip till you get the ihing done. It. is now coining to bo understood by tho nations of Ilirs wurld. and no 1&lt;-1;: by Japan heisell, that- racial rivalry i going to be iho international problem of the future, if it is not aireadv w.-ll to the...