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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
R»y. o. nuoi Khiister of CONGREGATIONAL HiSSlON CHURCH. Fitzroy, Helkaurrw. Sends his opinion of " I was recommended to try Clements Tonic. I was completely run down, suffered from nervous prostration, with insomnia and severe headaches. I had spent muck money on medicines to no purpose. " One bottle put me right and was Worth its weight in gold. "I recommend this medi cine strongly. C Signed) JOHN HOSKING." The Rev. J. HOSKING, D.D., is known as an earnest church worker, and his testimony to CLEMENTSTONIC was sent for the good it might do, This mcdicine is certain in its effects on run >J >wn or irritated nerves, and quickly i . !i. ves Biliousness, Weakness, Loss of ; r . Poor Appetite, Con tipation and ■;>n. ALL CHEMISTS and STORES SELL ?. c Auctions Cape Clear. MONDAY, JUNE 8. At the New YiHh. at X o'clock ■harp. DALGETY & CO., Limited, will SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION (through their auctioneer^— CATTLE. • SHEEP. HORSES. PIGS. Entries Invited. Rokewood. FRIDAY. JUNE ...
BALLARAT PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
ISALLAIJAT V1G MARKET. Coghlan. Iioaso, aAd Co. report.:—An other good yarding came forward for to day's market, comprising all classes; only a few choppers penned. A full at tendance of the Cillers and trnde was .present. Baconeis: Competition was again brisk, and last week's higher rates were well maintained; best pens making X-i/5; to .£1,6/ to jt-1,'8,6 to J.' 1/10/; extra, ■£4/11 /G to .£1/12,'; the latter price being top of the market, and which wo o£ tained for three of .Mi Inverarty's and 1 Afr Piclmrds. Good pens, .£3/15/ to £i,AI; other.s, from .£3/5.'. I'riino pens of licflit weights are in great demand, and made exceptional prices. Half-fats, ■i'2,15/ to £.'3/2/. Poikers: The ctners are still operating on the best pons. .t£i 8/ to 1.1/; a pen to t3,3/'; others, from Jl'l. Forward Mores: A gtod lire in&lt;n ned, which met with keen competition, and sold from .£2/5/ to .1:2/10/ to -C2/15'. Young pigs al.-o met with brisk demand, and price* Miowed consideinble itupr...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
JBALLAKAT WHOLESALE I'RODUCE MARKET. The quotations are:—Wheat, 3/11 for piime milling:. Outs: Fair sued, 1/11 to 2/ for licavy feed. Peas, 4/ to 4/3. Bai ley: Prime, 3/3; fair to Rood, 2/9 to 3/; Cape, 2/3. Flour, X'3. Bran, £3 5/. Pollard, JC5/10/. Potatoes: New. .£3/3/ to j£3/l")/. Hay: Best chaffing, -E2 fcj .£2/2/6; liiaiiL'or, JfcJ/5/ to -£2/7/6; straw, 32/6.
GOOD MANNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
GOOD MANNERS. Have you ever heard any one 6ay, "Oh, if I were rich I'd have thingB nice then"? Did you ever notice whe ther she had things as nico without being rich as she could? Just as the rich and poor use the same standard of spelling, ns free to one aB to the other, so they can both use the same standard of good breeding if they choose. Good manners cost attention, and that is all. The same man or wo man who would feel disgraced to write i for 1, or to spell poorly, thinks it is no matter if he eats with his knife, keeps his hat on in the house, or is re miss in the many little things that custom has decided ought to be done. There is the same reason for being remiss in spelling as in politeness. Politeness is like an air-cushion— though there may be notKing in it, it eases the jolt of this world wonder fully." That one is poor is no ex cuse for rough ways; neither does it excuse a slack table service. It is the little things that make living delight ful. Mrs. Whitney is not f...
CHILDREN'S FRIENDSHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
CHILDREN'S FRIENDSHIPS. From about the fifth or sixth year children are apt to make firm- friend ships with their small contemporaries. This should be a watchful period Xor mothers, for these early friendships liave a marked Influence on tho mind, morals and manners of a child. Nearly every character is moulded very largely by early companionship and surroundings. Every mother should take care to be her children's companion as far as possible, for she may be quite sure that if they are left to the care of servants, they will at the best only attain the ideal manners and customs of the nursery or ser vants's hall, which are not quite those of the cultured classes. Children re quire the companionship of little folk of their own age, and a mother should be so much her children's friend that she knows all their associates, and is able to nip in the bud any acquaint ance which she thinks undesirable. The mother who, to save herself fa \ tiguo, lets her children seek compan ions among the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
For Chronic Cuest Woods* Great Popp^ mint Core, 1b Cd i Business- JNoticcs. B ■ B wnvaBB B S E9 ls»ir.jiflrigai»«n BBS muuga g gg G Geo. Smith's SPECIAL SEEnS. GIAI\T ■AT;ter|!. Stocks, Pansies, and all Flower and Vegetable Seeds My Hardy cold climate FRUIT TREES. Hose Plant?, Shrubs' etc.. crow vigorously when transplanted lo milder districts. ' Smith's Seeds ami Plants arc sold On Honor. Try Them. Cash Orders delivered.Freight Paid to any Railway Station. - Catalogues Free oil application. GEO- SMITH, Seed and Plant Merchant, Eallarai Est 1664 £3 E3 Ei Eaciiiri.r 13 a E E2E^E0E2I2L3 52 H G ££i!22a a E E | Tjjr ngsr} | St^sSLOlbl OOk. S I~Ioi0Io t- * (KSTABLISHED OVKlt 5U Yl- Alts.) ' | OF THE ' I pftim S^tf^kea.dmg District and t 'i Commercial Travellers ************* House. CHARIalSS . .. : .. LICENSEE . . . HAS Determined to Maintain the Prestige of this Hostelry, and bv Keenirn only everything that wilLstaud the Test of tliu Pure Foods Act, together witn Cleanliness, Civility, ...
BALLARAT HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
li.ti.iL.AKAT HOKSi1. jlAKiuiT- | CocKlon,, Boaec and Co. remit: —wo offered at auction at our yards thw morn ing 119 horses, 93 cattle, and 119 Pigs. Horses: A good yarding came lorward tor to-&lt;lay'« market consisting of a few good Touuf heavy draught geldings, medium to light drauglit colts and iillies, i-jiar-olil to aged draughts, active delivery and light harnes**. Our consignmentswere principally email drafts troiu district farmers, witli trucks troni Birchip and Devonport, and the usual entry oi-Lit} and Town animals. There was a gocxi attendance of buyers throughout tho cjale, competition for all useful animals was good, and a heavy clearance effected. Wo have good enquiries for good heavv young draughts, and all those yarded to-day met with brisk competition and sold at prices r«mgijig from «£80 to .£40, with buyers left uusuppticd, .and ivo can strongly axlviso clients to forward ior this vcei's sale, for •which fair advices are already to hand, including an ent...
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
CYCLING. Franco possesses nioij* cyclists than any other nation .in the world, For 1913, 3,177,91)1 .cyclists paid, a '2d till tax on' t&$ir. miiehinej!, bring ing in a revepiit to French Gov ernment' 'of.' £4^,220.', Bitted; on the above • figures one person1 in every thirteon of the .French 'popu lation rides a bicycle. The method of collecting the tax is. for cyclists to purchase at the beginning of each year a small.government plate from tobacconists shops. The registra tion pl'ite has t,o be affixed to the machine, i»ml carried through the current yt>ar.
PATTERN OF LADY'S DRESSING GOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
PATTERN OP LADY'S DRESSING GOWN. A good Dressing Gown is always welcome. This design is tor Pyrenees flannel. It represents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 183, cut in three sizes, small, medium and large. This pattern may be bought for ninepence from local pattern agent, or will be sent post free to any address if ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. "A," "Everylady's Journal," 376 Swanston-street, Melbourne. Stato number of pattern and sixe required. If a penny stamp is sent to above ad dress a 48-page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes "send free catalogue." Little Arthur stood peering down in to the countenance of his baby sis ter, whom the nurse was singing to sloop. "Nursie," he finally whispered, "it's nearly unconscious, isn't it?" The nurse nodded in the affirmative, and sang on. "Then don't sing any more, or you will kill, it." The habit of worrying, althoiign 60 largely temperamental, is not wholly beyond the power of anyone to moder ate, and perhaps finall...
CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
CHAPTER I. When Mr. Topper determined upon his history-making demonstration, he took it for granted that the supply o£ specimens was unlimited. So much was this the case that he intended an almost fastidious choice of a thor ough-going villain: one from wlios'a breast every human sympathy had died, every decent motive was miss ing, every aspiration lost. The works of iiction told him of the existence of numbers of such men; no popular work was complete without the ebony hearted scoundrel. And Mr. Topper had determined that his villain must be the genuine article, as otherwise his demonstration would prove no thing. "What's the use of me getting a man who has lingering hopes of reform or who has redeeming qualities?" he told himself sternly, "in such a man I should only succeed in awaking thj good that was asleep in the man's mind. No, I want a thorough-paced villain." ills morning post the next day brought him, amongst the rest, two begging letters. One was from a man with a family ...
T'opper's Champion Villain. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
Topper's Champion Villain. By ASHLEY M1LNER. CHAPTKR I. Very earnestly, yet lu a voice sub dued so that lii:i housekeeper might not hear it, Mr. John Topper address ed his reflection in the mirror. He was a short, robust, benevolent looking man upon whose plump lac-j forty years of placid life had written but few lines to mark their passage. Comfortably off, as the phrase goes; untroubled by the cares of business or family, Mr. Topper beamed at the world through his rimless spectacles and passed his long hours dabbling eagerly with the science of sociology, j He stood now, dressed in his long morning coat, his left hand gripping at its left lapel in the Baltouriun atti tude, rehearsing the paper which he was to deliver that night to the Bess borough Sociological Society "And now, in conclusion, Air. Chair man and Gentlemen," he was saying, "i await your verdict upon the argu ments I have put forth, I maintain that crime is not so much a matter of hereditary as environment. A thief's...
The Bright Side. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
A | The Bright Side. I A lady residing in a quiet village in Suffolk used to' take an interest in a very aged couple who were spinning out the last thread of life in "Darby and Joan" fashion, seated on either side of the fireplace. She often paid them a friendly visit to cheer them up. The old man had heen ailing, and at last a day came when the visitor found only one chair occupied. Darby was not in his usual place. "Where is your husband?" "Well, mum, lie be gone at last." "Oh, I'm sorry. That is very sad for you," said the lady, seeking to find some words of consolation. "Yes, mum, it bo said," replied the old woman; "but then, you see, he were fearfully in the way of the oven." , An obstinate man is any man who doesn't think as we do.
TO PREVENT HAIR-BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
TO PREVENT HAIR-BALL. Hundreds of calves die every year from one cause or another, and very otten the farmer Is at a loss to kno\i ; the cause o£ death, Practical experi | ence counts all the time. Mr. J. A. Bird, of Duranbox, Tweed River, j N.S.W., is a dairy farmer who, when a c*lf dies, wants to know the reason why. He had some calves die. He . opened the stomach of one and found a hard mass of hair like a piece of felt and about the size of a tennis ball, which had collected through the calves sucking the ears of each oth er at feeding time, which is a com mon practice among young calves. Mr. Bird tried many means ot prevention, 'and finds that a small quantity of fresh cow manure mixed with separ ated milk, and allowed to stand in the sun all day before being rubbed on the ears and bellies of the calves at feeding time completely breaks the bad habit.
ITALIANS. RECHABITES' TENT. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
ITAIjI 4!VS. REOHABITES' TENT. 4 J iie naic-yeany meeting miu in 'stallation of officers of the Hope of Italians. I.O.R , took pliee on 26th ult. Visitors were present from SmythP8&lt;l;ile ami Berringa tents. Br. J. Boyrl, P.O 11, of tlie Hope of Smythcsiiiile Tent, .installed the various officers in their positions as follow :—C.R., Br E. Lowe; P.C.R., Br S. Crosthwaite; D.R., Sis. B. ''Armstrong; secretary, Br D. Crosth waiti>; treasurer, BrT. C.trey; M.S., Br W. Hatfield; W.S.. Br A. Crosth waite; levito. Sis. 0. Armstrong; guardian, Br F. Aisliett. After the installation the usual banquet was held, and a lengthy toast-list was gone through.
Why He Wilted. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
Why He Wilted. wilt thou take lier for thy part, for bettor or for worse, to have, to hold, to fondly guard, till hauled off in a hearse? "Wilt thou let her have her way, consult her many wishes; make the fire every day, and help her wash the dishes? "Wilt thou give her all the money her little purse will pack; buy a iboa and a muff, and a little sealskin sacque? "Wilt thou comfort and support her father and mother, Aunt Mary, Uncle Ed., three sisters, and a brother?" The poor man's face grew pale and blank. It was too late to jilt. As through the chapel floor he sank, he sadly said, "I wilt."
VARIOUS VIEWS OF "PROFIT." [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
VARIOUS VIEWS OF "PROFIT." Largo crops are not always profit able crops, and the finest looking ani mal does not always give the largest ' net return. For generations we have been taught and urged to grow bigger crops, unmindful of the relation of in creased cost to increased production. The value of Increased production al ways depends upon whether or not It is economically secured, i.e., upon whethor the margin of profit an acre is increased or not. Another important factor always to be kept in mind is the relation which any part of the farm enterprise bears to the whole. A crop judged by it self might be profitable and yet the system might be unprofitable. For oxample, timothy hay might prove a good crop in any one year, or even two or three years, but eventually the yield must decline, because a system of farming with this crop alone would not be likely to maintain fer tility, so that the system could not be called profitable. On the other hand, clover might not prove to be a mo...
ROKEWOOD JUNCTION. SCHOOL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
ROK E WOO I) J U X Cl'IOX, SCHOOL CONCERT. Absolutely the best entertainment given at the Junction was the un animous expression made by the large gathering that patronised the State School ent« rminment givtn on Friday evening in the Mechanics Hall. There was u&lt;» dull motony abont the items presented: they wi-re bright, breezy, varied. For the children to have attained such a liigh degree of efficiency rsvealed the master minds and hands behind i;he scenes; and to'the head teacher, Mr Norman McHntchison; his tal ented and versatile wife; and the gifted school stair, can be attributed the greatest eulogy. Mr D. Poynton was the chairman, and it was little wonder he expressed himself as being highly pleased to be present amongst such a happy, bright, and intelligent young family of enter tainers. The programme was a long one, but the audience was so cap .tivated by the excellence of the iteuia that, hecdleai o£ TJuie, tbey yearned for more. So capably did the whole of the c...
THICK OR THIN SOWING. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
THICK OR THIN SOWING. The quality of seed which should be sown depends on a number of cir cumstances, such as character of the soil, its moisture, freedom from weeds, size, germinating power, age of the seed, and again on the time of sowing, the nature of the plant, method of sowing, depth, etc. All these factors have to be considered; but in general we think it may be said that seed is sown more often too thickly than the reverse, especially when the operation is performed by hand. It is a waste of seed, and, moreover, detrimental in so far as it tends to produce weakly plants, sub ject to disease, and also to produce cereals that "lodge," a groat source of lose to cereal growers. The age of the seed is an important factor. Old seed has lost some of its germinating power, so new seed should be used. Gfouchy Parent: No, sir, my daugh ter shall not marry you! Suitor: But your daughter wishes to, sir, and she told me just now that you would deny her nothing. Grouchy Parent: That, sir,...
SCARSDALE. S.M. TRANSFERRED. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
SCARSDALE/ .-i-yb v; S.M. TRANSFERRED. ' Mr Hugh Wilson, local buiwu jnaBter, has received notice of trans fer to Spring Vale, near Dand»nong. Daring bis stay here, Mr Wilson has provedhimself a painstaking aud conscientious officer. Ae the trans fer means promotion, he is in re ceipt of congratulations from all over the district. SOCIAL AND PRESENTATION. Although the weather conditions ■were cold and bleak, a good nnm- ■ bpr of members of the Sinythesdale J jRifle Club assembled at the Town Hall, Scarsdale, on Wednesday even ing, to do honor to Ex-Captain Con stable H. Osborne. Included amongst the visitors was Cr Jones, •of Sebastopol. Mayor R. Louden presided. After the toasts of " The King" (chairman) and '' Munici palities," proposeo by Mr T. H. ■Crosthwaite, and responded to by fCr Jones, were honored, the presi dent of the club, Mr H. C. Japp, presented ex-Captain Osborne with a very nice fjold medal, suitably in- I scribed. In doing so he eulogisad i the recipient for the vr...
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Pitfield Banner and Hollybush Times — 6 June 1914
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. Almond Wafers.—Four oz. fine sugar, the whites of three eggs, %lb. of sweet almonds. Have the almonds blanched and very finely 6hredded. Whisk the whites to a still froth, strain first the sugar, then the alm onds. Cover a baking sheet with fresh white paper, drop the mixture in small rounds n to this, and 'bake ill a slow oven. Worcestershire Cauce: Boil 1 quart vinegar. When cold add % pint mush room ketchup, Vi pint treacle, 1 lemon (two if found too sweet), y&lt;oz cay enne pepper, Vioz. cloves, '/joz. ginger (whole), V20Z. garlic (bruised), V-oz. salt. I'ut into a jar for six or seven days, shake or stir every day, then strain and bottle. This will keep for any length of time. Another recipe: One quart ' good brown vinegar, half cup of treacle, loz. cayenne pepper, 1 oz. cloves, loz. mace, loz. ginger (whole or bruised), loz. garlic, 1 round nuLmeg (bruised), loz. of salt, and 2 large onions. Boil gently for half an hour, and then strain...