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OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 March 1914
OF RURAL *NTERF,r.T (By '' IviifiiK-'ilH.' ) Yet another contribution lo LIi*j seem ingly eUdleS.-> dlseu.-^lon (ll bitter pit HI apple.? nas been ma&lt;lo available in liio .second report lo *\ir. i>. »U' Alpine, who was appointed by tiio .Federal (jo vcrnmcnl and tiio Government ol Yie toi in to investigate ilio di.v.nse. In it Mr. McAlpi110ui3cus.se.1> tho theory mat bilUT pit is caused by poison, such no spraying Willi aiscnical compounds, a..d gives evidence in .support. Tnc true entire, bo thinks, lies in 1)10 lluctualiug ; conditions- ol tempcratui'c and nuniai- I iiy, which produce imgularitics in the iia u>pi ration, and, in the ol tho flowing apple, derangement also ol tiio \a>cular network. it is a luncuonal di- iurbaneo ol portion-, ol' the tissue, iu in the (MM) oi cancer, and not tho wholesale slu iv. Mini;, drying and with ering due to tho laiiuro ol tiio supply | ol u a tor t&lt;> tho apple as a wholo or its »•. jthdrawal. Mi. M'Alpi...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 March 1914
Funeral Notice. REGATZ.—The friends of the late Mr. Andrew Regatz are respect- &nbsp; &nbsp; fully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Mount Prospect Cemetery. The funeral will leave his late residence. Rocky Lead, on WEDNESDAY, 18th INST., at 1 o'clock p.m. JOHANNSEN & SON &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Undertakers, Allendale.
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 March 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. [We do ot necessarily endorse or hold ourselves responsible for opinions ex- pressed by our correspondents.] To the Editor. Sir,— I would like to ask through your valuable column is it true that the Creswick Shire Council, who have recently appointed Mr E. Miskin to look after the water supply for Allen- dale township, are paying him the enormous salary of 7/6 per week ? The duties required of him are heavy—an average daily walk of six miles, look up Broomfield and Allendale town- ships, and inspect all taps at private residences. Since he commenced his service a week ago the supply gener- ally from householders' taps is better ; still in Ristori Town and the elevated portions of the town those who have it laid on yet no water. Cannot a couple of nights a week be devoted to giving those who have little or no supply a better one. When Mr Isaac Robinson had charge of the water supply some years ago he received the princely salary of 10/ per week. Then when Constable Ga...
Smeaton. BUSINESS CHANGES HANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 17 March 1914
Smeaton. 11US1NESS CHANGES HANDS. Mr Edward Mizzeni, general store keeper, has deposed of his business to &nbsp; Messrs Leggo Bros., of Daylesford. Mr Mizzeni and family leave for their &nbsp; farm at Kangaroo Hills this week. LEAVING SMEATON. Mr Simon Cane, wcllknowti in ill's trict athletics, proceeded to lioxllill last week, having secured a nood position there. Mr Charlie Wright leaver this week for New Xcaland. TRANSWR OK TEACHER. Mi James Taylor, jnoior tcaclicr al school, has received notice of ClCSVYIi... ""''it!. his transfer to Smi... SC1100E RENOVATION. The local school is closed for a luitnij'.ht, as tli'e contractors (Messrs llnrr and Eaniljcit) are renovating t'Je interior. NO S A I.ICS. Most of the di-tiict farmers an: holding their hay and o ils, iu the hope [hut til J markcl will :>lrungllioii. I'ricc od'ercd last week were:—32/fi for hay ami 1/0 lui oalii.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 March 1914
Femoral Notfco. MEKKIA1AN. - The fri«»mis of the late Mr. laaac Merriman, of North Creswick, are respectfully in vited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Creswick Cemetery The funeral will leave his late resi dence at a o'clock TO-MORROW (Saturday) AFTERNOON. A. PASCO & SONS, Undertakers. Announoomonta Australian Woman's National League. CRESWICK BRANCH. A MEKTINC; of the above will be ■*, V ,'»-■"&lt;) !" Mi" Nevett's rooms at 8 MARCH (I"ri&lt;lay) EVEMNG' F. A. ROYORAKT, Hon. Sec. CRESWICK TURF CLUB. Races! Races! Races! SATURDAY, ftlARCH 21, 1014. 0N^";?,l,r,':Uil.y Sitnatod Course at m i Cattle fatiuiiin liiii, about Four Miles from Creswick. Sl'LVNUllJ I'.'NTKIfc'S, SPUONDIi) 1JNTR1KS. .SIX EVENTS. ™AI, handicap, of XJO. N.'Vb/'V PONY RACK, of JL'U). CRhSWICk HANDICAP, of i'lf, S^CIi OI'liN TROT. of £1(1 VAKl''!£, handicap. or i'lo. l'LAINO HANDICAP, of £10. ^'^WAly TRAIN leaven Iial/arat at L-.0 p.m., and rt'turm; from course at ?M?ivi...
A HOME-MADE HAIR GROWER THAT DOES MARVELS. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 March 1914
A HOME MADE HAIR GROWER THAT DOES MARVELS. louring the last few years announce ments have appeared occasionally telling how to make a really good hair tonic that would actually make the hair grow, and it gives us great pleasure to learn that so many who have tried it have obtained such remarkable results. One lady writes that immediately after reading the formula, she went to her chemist, aud had him put up as directed, I ounce of I.avona de Com posee, drain Mcntliul Crystals, and ,5 ounces Kay lium. She took this home and, although her hair had been falling out teriibly and she was threat cued with baldness, she was astonished and delighted to note that the falling out of the hair stopped immediately, and the hair itself began to grow in an amazing manner. In (act, she slates that it has already grown nearly S inches in a little over twu mouths. Moreover, her hair is now blighter, glossier aud more luMiiiaut than ever aud is still glowing iihe rubbed the tonic into the loots twice ...
PROSPECTORS' FIND. OVER 300 OZS. UNEARTHED. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 March 1914
rKOSI-ECTORS' KIND. OVER MOD 07.S. UNUAliTHED. Much excitement prevailed on Wednesday in the Coritidhap district when the news was circulated of a rich find of nuggets of nold. It appears that two brothers named Roberts, who are working in the creck near the town ship, came upon a pocket of nuggets. One slug which was unearthed, it is reported, turned the 3;ales at 127 oz. Several more nuggets of a rather sub stantial character were discovered, the whole bringing the total weight of the find up to approximately 300 oz. Naturally the intelligence of Messrs Roberts' good fortune quickly spread throughout the countryside, and the announcement caused great excitement in the neighboring townships.
MINING NEWS. SOUTH BERRY G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 March 1914
MINING NEWS. SOUTH H1JKRY O.M. CO. The (olluwinj; is Urn half-yearly re poit of the directors of IhcSoiith IJerry Company:—"As was foreshadowed at the l.ir.t half-yearly meeting, il was decided to take out all available wash of n payable naluic, These opei.ltiuus have been c.auicd uii .continuously duiiii|; the teiin, and there is now left only the i;rourid on the lop level to take out. Two dividends of 6d each per share have been paid during the term.'' The mine manager's report reads:—"All available payable ground has been taken out from the bottom level, and rails, air pipes, etc., brought tci the surface; now engaged taking out blocks left on top level. We have taken out during the term 2229 fathoms for 19S5 o/. K dwt gold."
NIGHT WATCHMAN ATTACKED. GAGGED AND BOUND. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 March 1914
NIGHT WATCHMAN ATTACKED. | I GAUGED AND BOUNJJ. Still weak from his injuries, a night watchman told a dramatic .story ut West flam recently of being attacked, and hound and gagged, whilst lie w-as looking a iter his employer's property. Lu the dook were John Elliott, coster monger; Daniel Johnson, clerk; Hubert Scales, and James Lolt, labourers, churned with burglariously breaking and entering promises in (iiven Sircet, Upton L'ark, and .stealing jewellery val ued at jCfcjO/iG/, the property ol Wil liam Uallam Norris, pawnbroker and jeweller. They wore also charged with causing grievous bodily harm to (.Jcorge Robe, tho night watchman. Accused aro alleged to have gagginl and bound Hobo, who was in ohargo ol prosecut or's premises, and by means of his key to have entered the .shop. Of tho jewellery missing about £30 worth was recovered, mhiio being found on .Scales and .somu at his hou^e, where Elliott ami Johnson were arrcMk-d Scales wa.s arrested by a constable, who a low hours bel...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 March 1914
1 You are' Cordially Invited to Inspect — Our -- OPENING SHOW - OF - NEW SEASON'S NOVELTIES — ON - SATURDAY, march uth. The Whole of Our Large Premises and Our Large Furnish ing; Showroom will be decked out with all the Latest in Dress Goods, Trim ming's, Millinery, and Mantles. INTERESTING ITEMS' 4 U ! A Crying Baby at a Publio Meeting is like a Good BuggeBtion. It ought to be carried out. Our Suggestion that you come and inspect our immense assortment of Fanoy Goods, Toys. Books, &o. Ought to be proof positive that we are out aiter your trade, and by a com bination of Big Values and Low Prices Carried out faithfully by us, we hope to gain your patronage. Guess these are Rig'lit! Writing Tablets, 50 Sheets, bank note paper, 3d Writing Tablets, 100 Sheets, bank note paper, Gd Pretty Bedroom Clocks, 3s and 3s 6d Lovely Radiant Glassware Dishes, is lid Novelties in Handkerchief and Gloves Boxes at 1/6 caeli Silver Plated Jewel Cases, 2s 6d, 5s 6d Fancy Photo Frames, 6d, gd, is...
BALLARAT PIG MARKET Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 March 1914
BALLARAT PIG MARKhT Wi-ilnesilay. Cuclilan, Iiuasc and Co. report -.--An other heavy supply, comprism;; ;l" classes, the yarding of baconcrs being exceptionally fit"', ami comprising a large tiumber of good quality pigs. Small pigs were within rt-ijnirt-mt'iit3, and priei*n were linn. A full attend ance of eurers and trade was present. Baconcrs: Tim yarding met buyers well, and the market opened to brink rompetitinn, anil prices hardened on last week's rates. iieat pen;\ lMs to 1"1 2s In £1 Its to CI Is lid, al wliieh prices we sold fur vendors, in pens of one to seven head, extra AM lis; Mr.I. Fitz Kiinmons, Mr.I. Marshall, Mr I!. Kane, JM fia (Id; Mr IS. Ilnekle, i'l (is; Mr .1. Donnellnn, Mr J. Gnseard, MrT. (lurry, £1 7s; Mrs Guthrie, £2; and eight for Mr ,1. Tooliey. The top price of the mar ket for pens was tM 7s (id, for Mr W. Hickard; and seven of Mr \V. Loobey; whilst odd extra weighty pigs, of Mr Greenbank, made A'l Is (id. Good pens, CU 10s to r:t 17s (id: others from £3....
THE BLESSING BRIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 March 1914
■nil-; nu:sm.\'&lt;: itiiiDK. A rh-r-'.vuian, having |>oiloimr&lt;l th" mai i iaf-V I'crciiiniiv lor a couplo, umh'J tool; to writo oul tin- xr H:tI (Ttitioatn, hut, l»cin}', in doubt a* In tho &lt;lay ot 111(iii111. Ii- asked. "This is tho ninth, is it. not ?" "Whv, pardon," .-said Ihn blushing briik', "yon &lt;lu :>1! my marrying, nnil yuii oil,'Jit In roinuinbrr Hint this is only the third."
SMEATON STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 March 1914
SMEATON STOCK SALE. Coghlan, Boasr* and Co. report:— Very short supplies camc forward for our usual fortnightly stock salt1 at Smoaton on Thursday, 12th inst-, Lht? yarding consisting of a few beefy cowa, or four springers and young cattle, together with M small pigs and a few lambs. A good attendance of the trade and district graziers was present, and the supply forward was far short of requirements. Competition through out was keen, and prices allowed an advance on last sale. Beefy cows, XI 12s to £1 15s to .£fj lis; good store cows, in fair condition, X'A 15s to .LI 10s; with calves at foot, to .tr». Springers —Best forward, to £1. Store Cattle— None yarded, but wc have good in quiries, and can strongly advise in tending vendors to forward. Bulls are also meeting a ready sale. Young Pigs : Competition lacked the keenness of previous Bales, and prices were easier. Best, 23s Gd to 25s Dd to ^Gs; others, l is to ISs to "JUs to 21s. We made sales on account of the following: —Mr D. C...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 March 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS (By "Ambrosino.") TJio bizarre in dross threatens to bo much to the foro this season, says a Paris export. Already wo see signs oi the evil in iho newest and smartest models as been in thin city. Headgear in the iiii'in of .skull caps with towering aigrettes, skirts with an exaggerated split from tho foot, and bodices of day gowns cut/ so low as to he almost do qolleto; and fur stoles twisted about the torm, and mulfs arc tho sizo of pillows. At ono shop 1 saw a walking gown in white velvet trimmed with hands oi sable. Is not this tho last word in extravagance? Now, J am no 1'uritan as regards dress, hut 1 Ihmk that every woman should suit h r &lt;•'» t lime to her circumstances. lli zarro dre.v> has charms, but it must ho ^iven its .surrounding. An outre gown in- hat which looks well when worn by a smart woman in a motor, gecnm out ui pJace on a middle-aged matron, or when worn liy a young wife who keeps no maid and travels hy omnibus. And tiio light sk...
THE CRESWICK ADVERTISER ESTABLISHED 1858. FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 March 1914
THE CKESWICK ADVERTISER I ESTABLISHED 1B58, F'uiday, -March iyi,j Tilt- annual f.uVi "f liit* ( ick Tuif '*ml> will In: Ju.'i lu niuiruw ('j.iturday) afUinuun &lt;j:\ ihu rlub's pteliily Mlu.itcil at f\tUlc | . > l.i (it j i) Hill, and ;',ivt:U line winner I lit(j nk:e;in:; should prove uiy en joyable and successful. The course lias* been put in excellent oidcr. The first race is timed tu start at j i;; u'clock. In all theie ml' six events, for which excePent enUu-s been received by the club, and the fuii list of handicap;; appeared in uur last issue. Indications point to very fair field?, so the racing should piove very interest ing. The club has arranged for a spccial train to leave Balfarat at reluming from the racecourse at 5 55 p.m. sharp. The oidinary train leaving Ballarat at 1.10 p.m. will also slop at the course. These trains should prove very convenient for Ballarat and Creswick district icsidcuts desirous of witnessing the races. The special train returning ...
MELBOURNE SHEEP MARKET Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 March 1914
MELBOURNE SHEEP MARKET Tuesday rat sheep: 20,uuu penned. Quota tions : Prime crossbred wethers, 20s to 23s; extra, 23s Gd to 24s, a few to 26s; good, 17s Gd to 10s; seconds and inferior, 14s to lGs; prime crossbred ewes, 17sGd to 19s; extras, 20s to 22s Gd, few to 27s; good, 14s Gd to lGs Gd; seconds, 12s to lUs Gd; inferior, from 8s Gd; prime me rino wethers, 18s to 20s; extra, 21s to 23s Ad^good; 15s Gd to 17s; seconds, 12s to 14a Gd; inferior, 10s Gd; merino ewes, Gs to 15s, few 17s Gd. Fat lambs : 10,000 penned, Prime, 14s to 15a 9(1; extra 16s to 17s 9d, few 21s; good, 12s 6d to 13s Od; second, 10s Gd to 12sGd; inferior, 9s.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 March 1914
OBITUARY. An old colonist of Victoria, iu the person of Mr Isaac Merriman, of Red Streak, North Creswick, died at at early hour yesterday morning, mill inst. The deceased gentleman, who was highly respected, was 65 years ol age at the tune of his demise. He was born in County Lincoln, Iingl.md, and ai rived ill Victoria with hi:; parents ulicii lie was i: inuntlis old. Hi: wis an old resident ol this district. In his early days he engaged in farming pur suits, and later on went in for mining. He leaves a widow, four sons and four daughters to inourn their loss, and for them much sympathy is exoressed by a wide circle of friends and acquaintances in their sad bereavement. It is a re markable co-incidence that the late Mr Merriman died 011 the sinieday ol the month uf March as did his son, Stephen John, who was accidentally killed 011 the North Melbourne railway line 011 the Kjth March, 1912. The remains of Mr Merriman, senr., will be interred in the Creswick Cev.ietory to morrow (Sat...
MARKETS. BALLARAT STOCK SALES. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Creswick Advertiser — 20 March 1914
MARKETS. ? UALLAKAT STOCK SALliS. Tuesday. rat enttle : Another li^hf. .yarding, numbering only Ji»:i head, came to hand , nalen, connicting principally of middling ami nneful dcneriptionn. with a nmall proportion ranging from Rood to prime. I'h^re wait an average attendance of tin* trade, comiequenHy throughout the nalea competition ruled brisk, prices) showing a material im provement on those of tin; previous week, Hewing very lirm. Quotations : Prune pens bullocks, £V> to 41H;extra, £K1 Hto to illl 2a (Jd; good, £10 Ida to ill 10s; useful, .CO to £10; prime cows, Xl> to &\l Ida; good, £7 10s lo £H Kb; useful, Xo to £7. AveragesMr W. T. Manifold, Purrtnnbete, (Jamperdown, H» bullocks, £11! 13s; Mr D. Kead, Mel rose. Beeac, 1!1 bullocks, £P.i IL's Cd;Mr W. II. Lavery, Linda Vale, CNirnck, 7 bullocks, LI 1 l&i lid; Mr P. Unwell, (-arngliam l-Male, 12 bullocks, £!> Ds Oil; Mr W. M'Nabb, Ha^elwood Park, Mor well, in bullocks, iJt) lis; Meaara Smith Bros., Kour...