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CRESSY STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
CRESSY STOOK SALE. Dnlgerty and Co. report:— We hekl our usual monthly sale at Creasy on,Friday, 2oth inst., when we yarded 76 head of cattle and 1366 aheep. We had a very large and representa tive attendance of buyers, and report one of the most successful sales held at Cressy. 1230 sheep were sold and made the splendid average of 27s 7d, only two small lots of sheep being unsold and five head of cattle. Our yarding of sheep was an especially fine .one for quality,and rarely is such a number of high-class sheep got together. Fat sheep.—22 fat crossbred wethers 43s 9d,2 cross bred ewes 43s 6d. 20 do. 39s 3d, 1 do. 38a 6d, 173 crossbred we thers in forward condition 33s, 150 do. 32a 3d, 13 do. 29s, 9 xbd ewes 29s 9d, 25 cbk ewes 29s, 58 i store xbd ewes 29s 3d, 31 cbk ewes 28s 6d, 16 ewes and wethers 28s 6d, 50 good conditioned cbk wetherB 27s.3d, 16 xbd ewes 27a 6d, 17 store cbk ewes 26s Id, 145 14 year old ewes and lambs 26a 9d, 50 cbk wethers 24s 9d, 30 cbk ewes 23a, 210 4 year ol...
COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. | Applications for «ront of loiter* pa tout, lodged in tho following numi-n, httvo-bevu accepted by tho Commuwiou or Miwiin 0. O. Turn ami Co., pat ent Atlurne.y.s of tlio llmlto Collina Hlrcui.. Melbourne, Inivo prepared thin report from tlx1 ollicial records — lilectro Deposition of Metnhi . >>o Io'.Kj(j.—C. J. ln|;lis, HhJiigiiO of 0 Ii. Slaytor. Tasmania.--To obta.n jnclal-i from HolHtioiw of aiuu and copper cldor ides, eto., vertical di'O shaped rnthodo;. ni-0 adapted to rovolvo between porouf ( uropliilo-contaiutiiK aiiudo cl lburs. Show Jointing. 'No. 1^9. T. Dull', Victoria. -To securo tho corner* of nil fluss .show case-., intoriml and ex ternal std.- and top holding bn.eket« with iiiterloekinjs members nro damped together bv a screw, l'pward Current (/Unifier. No. J.i.iHO. J Nichoboil, No» South Wales. A" livdmiilie classifier iiruliifh tho pro i* niibjctoil to tho action of n "Ties of i ill)iv,1 r&lt;l currents of water under prov ,.uro...
COLAC SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, August 16. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
COLA.C SHIRE COUNOIL. Monday, August 16. Present—Ors. iUoredith (presi dent), Hancock, Dunoon,Johnston'', Bilker, Oockerill, M'Lennan, Dady, Parsons, Nelson and Fulton. From the Railway Construction Branch, stating that if the council would submit an estimate of pro posoduvork required on the diverted road adjacont to Poomeot railway station, and give an undertaking absolving the department from any further liability in regard to main tenance, etc., the department would pay the council £50 on the work being done to its satisfaction.—I was decidod tint the president in terview the commissioners in regard to tho matter. From W. L. Edwards, dressy, asking permission to construct a pipe crossing into the Catholic church -grounds.—Granted, subject to the approval of the engineor. Reports. The secretary reported that the general account was overdrawn £803, 3a 6d. Accounts totalling £1748 8s 8J wore presented for payment, making tho total overdraft £2551.12s 2d. The Country Roads Board acc...
MINING WITH ELECTRICITY. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
MINING WITH ELECTRICITY. Klcetric power l.s becoming a mom important factor cvory flay iu tho opo ration of iip-to-duto coal mines, this class of power lining used not only for traiiMpoi tati/jii but for (ho accM.il iuinin£[ an well. Ono of tho latent of clMtrical kmuchiiien i'or mining is tho overcut tint; niai-liine, in (service in nomo of tlio mitien of iY'iidsrlvariia lor cutting hori zontal grooves several foot deep in tlio face of tlio vein preparatory to bloat ing out lli« coal. Tlio cutting in done by tools curried on an envllusi eliain which worim in a metal frame support ed on tlio machine. Thin frame, with j_ts cuttcrH, can bo raised and lowered, or Mvnm;, to cut in any direction, an required. Transportation of tho coal ivithln tho mine i.-i practically all by electric power. 'J'lio electric louomotivo for this work is equipped with a drum and cablv> used mainly for hauling earn out of rooms to a point where a eotm ll'i£ with tho locomotive can bo made.
CRESSY PATRIOTIC LEAGUE [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
CRESSY PATRIOTIC LEAGUE The hon. sec. acknowledges the following donations Lady Stanley's Appeal for Aus / tralian Sick and Wounded. , R. M'Lennan 5s, J. Walton 5p, Mrs Fraser 3s 6d. Belgian 'Relief Fund. ' Mrs Annie Nelson £2. £1.— Dr. Wood, Mrs Bowd, R. Batterbury. ' 14s.—Balance Miss M. Mack's concert. " 10s—Mrs R. Nelson, J. Prowse, . J.Walton, J.G^ngell, F. Phillips; E. R. Davis. 6s.—J. Johnson, T. Maher. ' 5s.—Mrs Fraser, R. Little, J. Macdonald, C. Clifton, B.M'Len nan. '. \ 4s.—Misses 'M'Lell^nd and Taylor, E.'H. Berry, T. Nelson, A. Watts, J. Richens. 2a 6d.—K. Maccionald. '2s.—Mrs Togan, Misses Bown, Adamson, Quiriton. The average bullock weighs 8001b, Yon can't become practical-by1 books alone; you must combine experience with them. We must not be deceived by i memory and imagination. They too often intimidate us by representing time as a gigantic thing with which we cannot cope. On the other hand time is really only a fleeting moment which we can manage with absolute aut...
TENDER FEET. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
TENDER FEET. It' the foot are lender and painful after long walking, groat roliof may bo obtained by bathing them in warm Salt' and water. A largo handful of salt it a gallon oC water as warm as can bo borno is the proper proportion. Tho feet should bo inimcrsod, and tlio water thrown over -them with the hand, nnrl also over the legs as far as tlio ltnoos. When tlio water becomes too cooli dry tlio feet and logs, rubbing with a rough towel upwards. XouralgiA of tho foei has boon curod by perBovoranco in this mothod night and morning.
RAILWAY RETRENCHMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
RAILWAY RETRENCHMENT. Tbo railway commissioners last - Friday published details of the pro* , posed curtailments oE train services, : which have, been decided upon as . part oE the general scheme of re* trenchment in the department. The ■reduced services will come into -operation next Wednesday, the 1st ;: of September, and are estimated to produce a savins of 1,1)20,000 train 'miles, or L100.000 perannnm. The •cancellation of trains has in many i • instances necessitated a reur/aage ment of time tables so as to provide ■connections at • junctions. The . .curtailments so far announced affect only the country services, and are additional to the reduction of .360,000 train milea por annum vhich was made in Pecember laat as a set off against the effects of'tho war and the drought. The follow ing official explanation has been issued "The general depression through • oat the State has had a very adverse effect upon tbo railway re venue,and although the receipts from the car riage oE pass...
PROGRESSIVE DAIRY FARMING. DEPRECIATION OF PASTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
I PROGRtJsiVk DAIHY r AH MING. I ! UKi»iu;cLvnox ok rAs'i uiu;.s. iVobubly every dairy fanner is lind mil linn hi.i land is nut growing niu *"»«. aiiwuub'fa grass jus it lui-mwiy. d.d; and i-ui'iicul.ily is U»:i likely U, bo tho case on bush land. ') ho reu-oii inr IIni. js ,1()t ddl.cidt to find. .Most "1 tho bush ;tj; 1 , through years of mi. interrupted plant Jii-uwiii, ;«. .--i ;in ixtraurdiliary amount of htuntis (de cayed vegetable matter) ;rfid winch, on licing cleared mid Ijunit, were emmendy hiiiied lu Llio smiaee t.owinjj of grass ■.seed. 'I in; upper .hyer-of hod' way pr'ae: Uically a inanino' heap,' and it- was little' wonder tl.-o.L prolific giwi tji fol lowed. I his, i)i course, induced and allowed oj, heavy grazing, and v.iic-ti ire Consider' tlmI every 'JOOiO i of bono pro duced ill growing sioe); contains over •XI lbs oi phosphate of lime, wo at Once sou what .an enormous drain we ai.o coi,iiim.ijly in.ikuig on die ferlilis ■I'i! olcuiunis contained in the foil In d...
CREAM QUALITY. "THE NECESSITY FOR IMPROVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
CREAM QUALITY. " THK NECESSITY FOR IMI'KOVK MICNT. (iij F. Wignu, X.S.W Diiiiv lti liti'iiclor). .• During tlio summer season ju^t ted tUe dairying district in ilits JIunLer and William Jlivui't. disLrict 1ms trujoy ;Cil n phenomenally good time, and (licit1 is hardly a factory. litis not ex ceeded by a considerable quantity it' previous highest- record in tlio ;imoil 111 if butter mnnulaetur, d This, together w'itli t^oocl prices, during the wJiol'j 'period,-must diave - Riven, great ciiuouiv. •.agement- to .diiiry farmers generally. It is to lie Imped that il will also create fresh irit'nroM, and i.aiif-n dairwiion to ■ giro'more .attention to tho line jhiillf!. of their business, and to the c lm>ltiiimit of thorough -Hid up-to-date methods, 111 tlio matter of 1 vf•&lt;i• n^4 and i..-.-ling ilieii cows, and tho care am] handling "I ■ their products.. .'I hey may be f-'nit 1 don.t tir:I in doing vo. tliey will make dairy hirming a sound- r and more pro liiable occupation...
HONEY AS MEDICINE. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
HONEY AS MEDICINE. Biit [rwpo oplo aro cognisant of liio benefits to bo derived from a modorato use of honey. Saccharino 'matter, as a rule, is apt to tifCect the; system injuri ously; l)iu if taken in the form of honor it i,it once becomes a valuiiblo food and medicine. ' Mingled as it; is ivith fruit juices, derived from flowers, highly charged with medicina Iproportios, honev, if taken au a food, becomes a powerful specific. Foul air, improper ventilation, and sudden chango of tem pera! uro and exposure of throat and lunfja to sudden chill, aro tho soui;coa o£ no end of thrort ami bronchial troublot:, A free, regular, and constant. uso pi' honey is probably tho best medicine for throat troubles known, and it srogulnj; usq is largely corcrctivc.
BIG GUNS AND BUTTERFLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
BIG GUNS AND BUTTERFLIES. Lecturing recently on "Modei-n Ar tillery," Lieutenant llailcock Baiil that tiie butterfly is hoi ii; lives H« /nil length of 'Ji/o, atld die:/ ol' old ago, all' within the space of -I hours. Now, tlio big gnn ol' nay, the Ki.fi type, is ol: such magnitude that'it takes. 10 or 1" months l.) manufacture H. Ifow does its "liiV compare with, that of tlio but lcrlly. The gun lives," of courpo, only when it is iti use; at all other 1 ijij03 it i;i merely a ."dead" mass of metal. Jiut supposing it to bo possiblo to malic it "live" all tho-timo by sending through it an incessant stream oi! projectiles, it will die of extromo old ago in 32s.
AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCES. EVERY MAN PHYSICALLY FIT IS WANTED. CONDITIONS OF ENLISTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITION ARY .FORCES. EVERY MAN PHYSICALLY FIT IS WANTED. CONDITIONS OF KNLISTMKNT. Ago ... ... 18 to 45 yoara Minimum TIciqht ... 5 foot2 inchos Ghost Measurement ... i!3 inches Persons desiring to enlist should apply at f,ho nearest Town Hull. Shiro Hall, ' Drill Hall or Tteermting Depot, whero • arrangements will bo made for luodieal examination. Persons who aro considered suitable will he granted free railway ticket* to tho metropolis for final medical examination and enlistment. ItATKS 01-' 1>AY l'UR DAY. After Embarkation Prior to (Including Embarkation deferred pay) Lieutenant 15/ 21/ Sergeant 10/ 10/0 Corporal 9/ 10/ Private ' 5/ ' fi/ Rl'A'ARATWS ALLOWAXCH. Separation allowatico will bo paid to married men who arc receiving less than 81 per flay, but such allowance will not exceed the amount necessary to mnko up tho difference between (heir daily rato of pay Mjd 8/ per day. Subject to this limitation tho amounts payable are as follows:— (n) For wife livintf ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
SCHRECK'S" POULTICE CAN CURE Tubercular Joints, Poisoned Sores • Abscesses, Boils, Carbuncles,. Jar, Whitlow, Sprains, Burns, and Bad — Legs. . ■— — j ALL CHEMISTS—1/0 & li/U. .. The Proprietors wish to state that — SCHRECK'S POULTICE -— is Owned and Made Entirely hy :— Australians. . Cumberland Road, Pascoe Vale, j (Near Cobury). " SPECIALIST "IN ACQUIRED .DISEASE " Dr. LEGOS ERSON . . 157 Collins Street llOUllS: ' ' U A.M.; H TO 4, 7 TO 8 l'.M. TEL. 3410Cent.; 51 Windsor. ; The WORLD FAMED SALVAUSAft : ((iOG-914) (now almost unprocurable) cat I. be secured Iiejre.
WAR CENSUS. AN IMPORTANT MATTER. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
WAR CENSUS. ■ ■ " I AN IMPORTANT MATTER. We have received from the Attorney-General's department specimens of the personal wealth and income cards shortly to be issued, together with a printed! circular giving directions and suggestions in regard to filling up "personal cards." War cen sus cards will be available at every postal office throughout Australia, and it is the duty of every person to obtain a form, fill it in, and post it to the Com monwealth Statistician, Mel bourne. The Attorney-General has also issued the following statement, which he addresses to the people of the Commonwealth:— " The matter is one of supreme national importance. The gravity of the present crisis needs no emphasis. It calls for the utmost effort of which each individual citizen is capable; the utilisation of every resource at the disposal of the community. And this cannot be done without ozganisa tion. It is now, , unhappily, only too probable that this dreadful war will continue for at least another ...
DUVERNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
DUVERNEY. From our Correspondent. The farmers around here have erected their own post office. The telephone is to be put on immediately, the exchange board having been given by the depart ment, and a number of farmers are getting the 'phone on to their residences, which will be a great convenience for them. The crops in this corner of the district never looked better, and the prospects of a record harvest are very good. The Railway department has erected three new buildings at the railway station—a station office, ladies' waiting room, and a lamp room. The station has now been brought up to date. The road through Strathvean estate has now been thrown open to the public. It was surveyed last week, and the fencing of it in is to be proceeded with imme diately. This will prove a great boon to the farmers living at Poliah, as it will save them three miles each trip when carting in their wheat to the Duverney railway Btation. The Duverney progress association was instru mental in getting...
The Pioneer. CRESSY. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 25 [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
CRESS?. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 25 I Held over.—Farewell to Mr and Mrs A. Sadler. A treat is in store for those who attend the Methodist choir concert next Saturday evening in the mechanics' hall. First-ciass artiste have been engaged, and the concert will be wen worth the price of admission. By patron ising it you are also helping the Red Cross. We hear that the tickets are selling rapidly. A culvert iB to be put across the deep drain leading into the local Roman Catholic church grounds, and as many willing workers as possible are requested to assemble at the church grounds Saturday afternoon. The lamps for the lighting of the streets of Cressy arrived this week, and are being placed in position, and soon the town will be illuminated. Some "wag" of a precarious turn of mind has shoved under the office door an epistle suggesting that the light ing of Cressy be commemorated by a banquet, and that all the Colac shire councillors be speci ally invited. As the writer evi dently forgot to sign...
"THE SECRET OF THE HOLLYBOUGH." [CONTRIBUTED.] [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
"THE SECRET OF THE HOLLYBOUGH." i . — \ [Contributed.] The Cressy Dramatic Club pre sented the above play at the Cressy mechanics' hall on Tues day evening, 17th ult., and the production attracted a large and appreciative audience. It was originally intended to present this drama on July 22nd last, but on account of one of the leading members meeting with an acci dent it had to be postponed, and the departure of their late secre tary, who was to take an impor tant part, also delayed its pre sentation. However, the drama was staged to perfection for an amateur company, the unanimous verdict of the audience being that it was was better than some plays "put on the boards" by travelling professional companies. " The Secret of the Holly bough" is a mixture of comedy, drama, tragedy and farce all rolled into one, and made up a play of laughter, thrills and surprises that will long be remembered by a Cressy audience. The scenery was excellent, the village Bcene of Bamberry being well depic...
BEEAC. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
BEEAC. from Owr Oormpondant. Mrs Alfred Salmon, of " Lake View," Beeac, died on Friday last at the age of 71 years. De ceased was universally respected. She leaves a widowed husband and three sons and two daught ers to mourn their loss. Her re mains were interred at Beeac cemetery on Saturday afternoon. Revs C. Angwin and S. Drewett officiated at the graveside. Rev C. Angwin preached a memorial service on Sunday evening. Mr and Mrs J.G. Goat received word on Tuesday last that their son, Private Jack Gost, was seri ously wounded and was in a hos pital suffering from chest wounds. They are naturally very anxiously awaiting more news. Private Wallace Woods has also been wounded, bat no particulars are to hand. Miss May Danaher, of Ondit, was feted by the Ondit tennis club and presented with a hand some dinner service as a token of their appreciation of her services as treasurer of the club. About 70 guests were present. Miss Danaher was also entertained by some of her girl friends at a...
WANTED:A RUBBER GENERATOR [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
WANTED:A RUBBER GENERATOR A prizo of £5000 linn been oft'orod by tho German Government for a satis factory jiroooaa of rogonornting rubber. It in not inorNy n "roclaiming" pro t'osii that is desired, but, n ronl "ro K'siionitliijf" procost). Tlio rosllenoy of tho original rubber must bo rcgainod to mi extent of at leant 00 por cent, in, order to mnlte the process eligible for irompetition. Tho tyro problem w be gimiinf; to worry 1h« nrmy authorities, and (it'KotiationR uro flaid to bo ponding? with the manufacturer of a woll-known fibre lyre, of tlio tension typo, which is oxpectcd to (iolro tho difliculty of ob tainin^ rubber for pneumatics in suffi cient quantity for arruy noods.
COURAGE AND MUSC[?]LAR EFFORT. [Newspaper Article] — Cressy and Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative — 25 August 1915
COURAGE AND MUSCULAR EFFORT. Tho world has not waited for theor ists to It'll it how emotion follows the bodily state nnd how tho mind's tono nnd action talco measuro from tha body's attitude and tension; for con titries observers h:ivo known that coux ago rises with iniiHcular effort und thab montol j>f)ino grows steady ns broath injf deepens.: Tho name roason, thon, that led our drill masters, four nnd flvo generations ago, to dircct particularly that tho soldier stand "straight and firm upon his foot" is to-day tho roa fun why the German officers train tholr Holdiers in theso leg Movements with knees straight or preferably bant back. Tho line ol' tho nnflexed log in tho goose-step is but. incidental, fho main puqioso of thn step is to bring into consciousness and under immediate control tlio soldiers' physicul support. Thn general who told his wobbling legs that lliey would slinko nti.ll harder if they knew wliero ho was taking them illustrated the lack of just that bodily tea...