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Smeaton. A N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
Smeaton. A N.A. The fortnightly meeting of the above was held last Friday, the president (Mr A. L. Toose) occupying the chair. The resignation of Mr 1J. Forrester as a trustee was received with regret, and the secretary was instructed to convey the best wishes of members fur his futute welfare. The syllabus item for the evening was a shooting competition between teams chosen by the presi dent and vice-president, victory testing with the former, the highest scorer being Mr H. Hassell. Tbe election of a trustee in place of Mr 1). Forrester will take place at the nexl meeting. The arrangements lor the cribbagc tournament were left in the hands of the committee. Receipts for the even ing were and accounts £ la 13/4 SNNDAY SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY. The anniversary of ihe I'resbytcrian Sunday School tool; place on the Sih inst., when two excellent discourses were given by Kcv I). D. Munro, B.A., o( St. Andrew's, liallarat. The hymns sung by the children, under the conduclor5hip of Mr E. J Kane,...
Blampied Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
• • • c'Ji'i Blampied Sports. Iii connection with the Lilainpied spuria, tu lie holrl on Tuesday next (St. Patrick's Day), the bicycle road race iu the morning—(rum Blampied to Ncwlyn— will be lor the following prices.— l'irst, trophy valued at £1/1 /; second, trophy valued at io/u; and the unplaced competitor doing the distance in the fastest time will receive a set of bicycle tyres and tuhes. Entries for the tug-o(-war should be lodged with the secielary (Mr II •Rousch) not later than 8 o'clock this, ( Tuesday) evening, but lor the horse races and pedestriau events nomina tions may be nude up to i o'clock uu the day of the spurts.
Rifle Shooting. MT. PROSPECT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
Rifle Shooting. . MT. PROSPECT CLUB. Captain JefTjry has arranged a rifle match willi Ballarat on Saturday, t.jth inst., at liallarat, and Ballarat will give the return match on Eight Hours' Day, on the Newlyn range. He has also arranged a match will) South Mel bourne for Easter Saturday on the main range, Mt. Prospect. The following team is picked to go to Ballarat:—J. Jeftjry, A. May, J, B. Stephens, I.. Stephens, L. Hull, W. May, W. Ritchie, \V. Os«in, E. 15. Warren, Jas. Yates, T. Renniets, \V. Dennie. Emergency—II. Robinson. If any of the above cannot go they are requested to notify the captaiu at once
DISTRICT NEWS. Allendale, SCHOOL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
DISTRICT HEWS. (from Our Cortwponde»U.) Allendale, SCHOOL COMMITTEE. The triennial election of the lo ca Slate School Committee took place at the school on the evening ol the 3rd inst. The head teacher (Mr E. J. Grieve) presided. A fairly large □ umber of parents attended- The following were elected members of the Committee:— Messrs A. l'ik», W. Richardson, T. Greenwell, and E. Trott; Mesdames, T. Hobill, J. Mills, and J. Johannsen. The committee met after, and the following officers were elected by the Committee:— Chairman, Mr E.Trott; vicc chairman, Mr W. Richardson; treasurer, Mr T. Grccuwell; correspondent, Mr A. I'ikc. SANITARY SERVICE. The sanitary service at AUcudalo recently has c.iused numerous com plaints, and it is felt that present con ditions should not be allowed to con tinue. With the view to having faults rectified a public meeting is to be held in the free library at S o'clock thio (Tuesday) evening, for the purpose of discussing the best means to be adopted to secu...
MINING NEWS. CRESWICK HYDRAULIC SLUICING COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
MINING NEWS. j. CRliSWICIC IiyORAULIC SI.U1CING COMPANY. ll ii icpoiteil that llic tiibutors who have been wuikini; Ihu lease of I lie above company lo tlic south of llic town have icci.'ivcil a fine re fill fiom llit: last clean up, which look place last wucl:. Afu:r a five-weeks' run lliu y w;'i was 26.1 o.' , which hjih a ;.uo'j ihviijeniji to lit: triimt-i'j above I v/iij/t:;;." i t is bope'e] (fiat f.iituru yields unit u» :ii!i Jut luty, /«.'r in i!u «u. ' —"&lt;■* liatl been I pasl voiy liltle aouve h„h. earned. Houlli Hurry—,| parties crosscuttinp; aui) 3 parties blocking in patchy liirt. Gold, fortnight, 140 u*. B Cwls.
ARTIFICIAL MILK FROM VEGETABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
ARTIFICIAL MILK FROM VEGETABLES. A .subject which has greatly exer oiaed tlio minds oi scientific and medical circles, and which tlio ProsS has not been slow to recognise, is the possibility of being ablo to secure an artificial milk from vegetable**. Demonstration ha» recently been made in London in tho manufacture of this product, which it is claimed, contains all iho elements of the bust cow's milk, and can bo used for the sauio purposes. Much interest was taken in the demonstration, among those present being Sir William Crooke* representative of tile Home OHiee ami the Local Government Bmird, several medical uflicer.s of health, and oilier members of tho medical profession. .Mr A. J. Faulding, who will l>e res ponsible lor the introduction ol syn thetic milk ti> Great Ihitain, said M was iimro digestible than ordinary milk. Hi? claimed that the cream was i;»r ini'iv nourishing, and would la>t any Mine. The milk could be used for all cooking purposes, and very good eh«o»...
PROTEST AGAINST HANGING. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
PROTEST AGAINST HANGING. Remarkable demonstrations woro in dulged in by thousands of Luncashiro wurk.ig-elass people, as a protest against tho execution at/ Strangoways Pr.son, .Manchester, of Krnest Ivolly, a youth of HO, who, with an accom plice, i'Jdvwrd Hilton, had been .senten ced to death for the brutal murder of a bookseller at Oldham, Hilton was reprieved, and immediately thoro sprang up a popular agitation to /secure a similar exercise of clemency in tho ease ol Kelly. Public feeling concerning tho fate of this young criminal was excited in Oldham to an extraordinary degree. At tho re&lt;i*Uv>t ol' a great meeting of townspeople the .Mayor of tho borough and others hurried to London to make an eleventh hour appeal at tho Homo olliee. Tho result of their efforts was awaited in the town with iutenso an xiety. Thousands of millhands, male and female, stood about in the streets for hours hoping to hear news of a favor able reply. Their patience was severely taxed. It...
LITTLE THINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
LITTLE THINGS. A liitlo word, said pleasantly in pas sing, may brighten up .some txireworn I fellow's *iay; ii littlo sneer, a littlo hit tor sussing, may change his skies from gold to sombre gray, A littlo praise may send foot blithely tripping, that otherwise would drag tho long day through ; a littlo help, wliou soino poor I cuss is slipping, may start him right I and bring success in view. A littlo | roar when vicious things are browing! may spoil the brew, and oil up Virtm-'.s ; wings; a littlo kiok when statesmen are purpling false god?, may bring thorn 'round to bettor things. A littlo senso may make us seem a fountain of wis dom if you keep your tongue on straight : a littlo dobt may .soon become I a mountain, and rnish you down be- j noath its galling weight. Tin* little things make life a joy or nuisance; ii you ignore this fact, when you aro gray, you'll realise you were a blooming goo so since vmi lot the he.-,t of all things get awny. - Walt Muson.
POULTRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
POULTRY NOTES. A Leghorn hen like* her nest dark ened in some way so sho will feel se cluded whilo on tho ne:t. With dark ened nests liL'iis are not so apt to form the egg-eating liabit. When >oft-shclled eggs are very nu merous it is a sign tho liens aro not get ting enough eyg-shell material. Oys ter-shell should be kept whero they can get it at will. It is seldom that feather plucking is practised when heus run at large or nro kept busy whilo ooniincd. It takes wit and grit to succeed with poultry—tho wit to know how to do tho li^ht thing in tho right way in our daily round of earetaking. and tho grit to tackle tasks that are sometimes very hard and disagreeable. Kvery farm should have its flock of t'lrkovs. Breeding stock should bo pro vided with grit and charcoal. There is no hotter medicine lor tho turkey family than charcoal. Allowing that tho roister is half tho Hook, then tho hens are tho other half. l>.»n't pick out tho best ones and sell them just because hens aro a...
DAIRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
DAIRY NOTES. System is a jjreat tiling to 'eliminate drudger.v iu dairying. As ;iu indication oi' his value, the perJurmamo.s of a bnir* ancestry are worth more than his looks. There .-houW not bo inoro than 3 per cent of milk fat in the whey, which is ilu- senmi remaining alter the curd has b.en removed, in tho manufacture of chcoe. Whey *hotild bo transparent, and oi a greenish color. Whon a cheeso lias been carelessly made, the whey is rich in fat, ami of a whitish or r/ulky color. Turpentine, in which is dissolved as much camphor as it will take tip, is pre-eminently the dressing for lacera tions, bruiseti and cuts. Its antisep tic action is equal to that of carbolic acid ; it speedily stops tho bleeding, a) lays tho pain, and hastens the process of heating. lru\v, if any, ulcers long resist its continual application. • nature of tho soil lias somo ef fect upon tho milk produced. From a rich pasturo tho milk usually con tains n lower percentage of acidity tliau that obtained who...
SMOKE AND ELECTRICITY. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
SMOKE AND ELECTRICITY. Klectrii-itv appeared as a solution for iIt** smoUe problem in a rcccul demon st'.'ilion. The smoke-abating appliance remove! the xmt 1'ruin DUO cubic feet of :•>iiioK«• in a minute at a total cust of about a penny a 'lav for operation. Tito action of the apparatus consists in pre cipitating the .solid particles in thy >moke by means of a jy:>werful electric current, and its invention is based on the fact thai oiiet hi rd tu one.half of the m»Iid matter in smoke from miu'H iufurnaces consists of particles of iron oxi-le. Klectrical current is applied to the >;i!oke by means of a wire woven through a number of small pipes placed at th" top of tln> chimney .so that the snipk e must pass through them. As Mien a-: the electricity is turned on the small particles tloating in the smoke are changed to largo particles which fall bad; into a bin by their own weight. Its application is not confined, however, to ^melting furnaces, for it has been found tha...
THE TABLE. TOMATO RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
the table. TOMATO IlEOU'ES. " iiuator.. a la Cba.-isoui Pr&lt;v v • about ijlb of ripo tomatoes, blanch them | for a low seconds in boiling water, then remove the .skins, and cut the tomatoes into slices. Meat up in a stewpan ono omieo of good cooking butter, and fry in it two peeled and finely chopped shallots, with two .slices of .streaky ba con cut into lino strips; tho .shallots must bo a pale fawn color, not brown, Put in tho tomatoes season theni with .salt and pepper and a pinch of castor sugar, Stir over tho lire a lew min utes, thou sprinkle over a desertnpoon ful of Hour, siir again, utid add grad ually a gill of stock; allow to himmer for about ten minute*; cover tho pan, and keep hoi till required. Mean while peel and stein Jib of small fresh cup mushroom?,, cut them into thin shreds or slices crosswise, and toss | them in a frying pan with a little bust j (dive oil previouMy heated ov&lt; r a quick j (ire. Season with salt and pi-pper. I Mnke a border wi...
TWAIX AND HIMSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
TWAIN' AM) HIMSIOU''. Mark Twain in his lecturing days was to ajipour in a .small town, lie arrival there in lh*> afternoon and wont to a barber's to bo shaved. "You aro a stranger in tho t'nvn, sir?" tho barber asked, "Yes, 1 am a stranger hero," was tho reply. "\Ye1ro having a ^ood lecture ln«re to-night, sir," said tho barber. "Mark Twain is to address us. Aro you going to li»'ar him ?" "Yes. I think I will," said Mr. t'lemeus. "Have vol gob you'* ticket?" th&lt;> harbor asked. "No, not yet,M said Mark. "Then, sir, you'll havo to . ** "Dear me!" Mr. Clemens exclaimed. "It j-ooius to mo as if I alwavs have to stand when I bear that man Twain lec ture I" It is not &lt;3iflicnrtfi to liud tho point ol bltaoir in a took.
COST OF FOOD FOR MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
COST OF FOOD FOR MILK. The University of Leeds and tb»» Yorkshire Council for Agricultural lidu eation have issued thoir lirst report on the investigations made as to tho cctt of food iii the production of nil's. T^o report refers to investigations rovunig ono year only, niado in Yorkshire, upon tho lines adopted in Scotland, where tho investigations have been conducted uninterruptedly since Mr. John Spcir was instrumental in initiating thuai in 1903. Through tlio instruwenta-'.'ty of Colonel Goodman, C.B., Great, Sm&lt;a ton, Northallerton, ninw landowners r.nd farmers, along with Colonel Goodman, helped to carry out tho iuvo.st'g,itiuus. The herds included in the investigati jii vwro visited onoo a fortnight timing the i'2 months commencing Api*! At each visit the morning's and even ing's milk of each cow was weighed aiKi a .separate sample of each t-dk.\*i for the determination of int. "ho /ojkJ ; supplied to the cows, both home gi*cwn and purchased, uns also wc«gb?d. 'J ...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. To prevent Iron Mould: Jieforo us ing oopper, well rub with a clean pnr ulhn rag, Uo sure to always Jill tlio , copper (juito lull of water. When finished, never let tho soapy water re main in with tho idea- of using it for, clowning purposes, im this i« almost | sure to cause iron mould. A capital j idea is to empty the copper before tho i lire is quite out. This onables it to j become absolutely dry, therei'ore leav- I ing no chance for iron mould. ! Another remedy for ink stains: Well ! rub any ink* btnins in linen with a ripe tomato cut in half, and the stains will /juito disappear in the wash. This remedy also proved satisfactory in re- | moving ink irom dark cloth, the art- | ido being sponged with cold rain water i alter tomato was applied. I To remove egg stains; When table ; linen is stained with egg, it should be I Miaked in cold water before being sent I .:11* laundry. Tho stains come out (i:111• easily if treated in this way, but ; . n;itcr .sets them an...
KINDS OF POTASH SALTS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
KINDS OF POTASH SALTS. In order to obtain tho bust results from tile use of potash salts, tho inn miro .should bo applied early; this re commendation holds good especially with kainit, which proves most elFectivo when applied in winter or quito early in tho .spring. Tho more concentrated Baits—.sulphato of potash or niifrmto oi potash—can bo put on tho .soil in tin; course of tho manuring season, wIich most- convenient. With them tliere is not tho same reason for early applica tion. Tho potash salts sold in this country are usually cither ono or tho other oi tho following three kinds: — Kainit, containing per cent, sulphato "J potash, equal per cent, of pure potash ; sulphato ut potash, containing 1)0 to 05 per cent, sulphate of potash, equal to -IS to 50 per cent, pure pot ash; muriate of potash, containing £0 to per cent, muriato of potash, equal to .">0 to 52 per cent, puro potash. Tho use oi kainit is tho most com mon, because it is tho cheapest and tiic most useful for gener...
HAND-REARING FOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 10 March 1914
HAND-REARING FOWLS. There is a difference in constituents between marc's mi)k and that of a eoiv, and this must bo allowed lor when it i* necessary to real- a foal artificially, itoughly speaking, a mare'* milk lias half as much protein, fat, and mineral matter, but a little nioie sugar than cow's milk. It ia advisable to use milk from a i're.shJy-ealved cow and ono noti testing high, about 3 per , cent. being a fair standard. The usual plan is to uso about a fourth a* much | pure rain water as uulk, and add a i dessertspoonful of sugar to each pint of j the mixture. Tho best plan is to dis- ( .solve t)io sugar iij\st in hot water, then add enough water to make one-fourth ni a pint, and make tiio pint up with ». hole te.'Jk. Tho mixture should be warnnd up to about 100 degrees l'\, and the teal given about a pint every i«'ii Iioue.s, or offener 111 smaller q»an- I litie., if very young foals are being' ivand liuie-water addid to the milk1 and water corrects acidity, tends to pre- , ...