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AMUSEMENT BEFORE EVERY THING. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
AMUSEMENT BEFORE EVERY THING. Strike and social unrest hve bit lit tic cffect upon the public that crsrvc amusomuent. Uc'teUo Colmsn s ,.o old. . relates that duringl. the riots in Lnuldu. in 1780, on Juno 7; wvhel, day asnd nig,3 dusoltion hal:d ittitaiucd its erliws.x, asls the metropolis aas seen blazing in thirty sii- different plalcus, the recellpts of the lstymlarlct 'lthatre excoodcd two..t. poudsl I low, insotead ' of twcuse; pounds' worth of ppcetators; twenty put aoils,, or one person, could have calissl. ,pa.id money to witness, in the snide of thlis general dismay, a theatrical etn rortainumesnt apoears astouishiug.
THE Werribee Shire Banner. WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, AUG. 29 [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
THB Werrlbte SbireBannrr, WEnR1tII3El, TIIURSDAY, AUG. 20 A MEETI?NG of the 'members of the Werribee. branch' of the People's Party will be held on September 9thl; for' the purpose of selecting a candidate to con test the Corio seat in the Federal Parliament in April next. Prior t?o the meeting the balance sheet for the past year will be submitted. The branch numbers 45 members which should be in creased to at least 150 at the forthcoming meeting. The Labor Party 'has its candidates- selected, and the Liberals' should lose. no time in selecting theirs. The forthcoming, election will be keenly contested notwithstand ing that the Party in power is becoming.. famous for its ex travagances.. Every farmer and property holder- int the Werribee. meeting ready to plank down. his :five shillings for enrolment. A Federal election cannot be fought without the current coin of the' realms and. five shillings' would .not be missed by those who have an interest in the well-being and .advancement,o...
THE POULTRY YARD. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
THE POULTRY YARD. Oin cold evenings the hens must be ;oset to roost with full crps.ed Icoinsnisin-s in the hetls feed will •tenely eUnste I(Ie egg yield to drop off. flins do wull for tllose who oare libt :. al eoBgh to ddi eeli by them. Everybody liklies a chulgo of feed aene ill a .:l ile. Hens are no excep ioln to tAlis rule . it o s useless for the farmer's wife : try to batch the extra-rorly chicks oless site has theu right kind of an quilosn-ot for raioing thenl. T'le tronhloe with many of us is, we seglect doing needed things for. til. Slnfort of our fowls. uir. Ioars cr, help roier wife to mali success of the clicken busiuess by ing fences so th'l:t the pigs an'. oIe cllhickens will be l s ofar apart c t eassiblo. It takes time and mano oeps ofn the part of the wife to loos Iter o broody lells or ifqolhltors. 'l. .voe aol old sos go!bl e ip the Irweiol .icks after they are hatcheld, is it •:"ed dislelr teninfg. Most o' theo methods iof "hreaki Ip" hens from sitting are rllel...
TRINCS TO THINK OVER. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
Iit.OS 'r' TrtItnK OVii. It is buying thigs wv can do as well witlholt that keaps our noses to tit griidstaoilo gi hoi a dog hugs his tail between li.. legs and the cat uhltllks unlder tIe stove wluen their nmaster apprtOaheo, tmat man ialmost invariably irs his rehlgioi --if he has any at all--ln his wau'c. name. Some tlhiongs smell worse the more you stir then.One of these is a polecat, another is a neighbourhood quarrel. T1he polecat you may sometimes have to tacklte; but steer clear of the other thing, if you have to run for dear life. Moany farmers have the desire for new machinery so strongly developeu that they are easily persunded to dis penso with the old and buy a new nlotdl,a practice that rous into money Every farmer ought to provilde hots:h with all the machlinery acedid to carl. on his business ecoomilcally and pro fitably, but having stcuri d it, ho ougtl: to take care' of it hi such i liu?lllar a will proloug its efllicioncy to the lim,. designd by thie liokers. Sean...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
RiFLE NOTES. .The second s:ago of the frardau trophy and scound monthly chenm piloiiship shoot 'wive fired on the. rang lanet Saturday. 'IThe shooting was xceoptiozully, good.' No fewer th!n nlue ciomjietitori reaching the. possible with!their handicaps. The. best scores were obtained by G.. Wills, L. '1?iKown and Geo. Stuart,. each of whom scored, 67 out .of -a possiblo 70 points.. Practice on, the range next Satur-. day, at 500 ;ndtl:600. ards,' V;.I.A.. monthly" mtmche at "Williumstown.,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
All corrospondwnco for Ihis Journal should be In Ihe ofllic before I o'clock on tVodnosday's. Advertlsomonts rocolvod rap till B p.in.on Wodnosday'a. Proud and soauro ts federatod might, •Australia, now thy noblo raoo begun, Oh, may this 'motto, "firmnuds for tho right," - Inspire tho hodrt of ovory stalwart son. IIonor'd and blest; then shall thy. poople bo, Forolnost on earth, their famo shall ayo ondur, Immuno from colds if they the wisdom Of taking \Vood' OGloat Peppormint ours, --H-cullo I- u l1 Y IF you want the BEST of WOOD and COAL at lowest rates go to BERT BELL, Late J. J. Bird. CORRECT WEIGHT and PROMPT DELIVERY. FURNITURE CAItEFULLY RE MOVED, PACKED and STORED, LIGHT and HEAVY CARTING DONE TE 1MS CASII. Watton-street, VERRIBEE. A. LEVINGS, BUILDER .sD CONTRACTOR. Joinery work and repairs of. all descrip. tion. Plans, Specifications & Estimuates prepared. Work taken Towii'ond Cd'titry,-- Agent for the District of the London In surance Company-Funds exceed 8£4,000,...
PHILIP D. ARMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
arcLL4- U. AR.HiUi.U0 Philo D.' Armour, of Chicago; ,s o have beoon one of the most. gnia and most useful men that ever lived: to systematised the moat businee' Lown to its lowest denominator, and' trmour's tins supplied the Britiash .rmy up the Nile, His principle was' Let nothing be wasted,,.The refusS' ,f a slaughtering.house bofire his time vas, waste.' :He' turned Avery atom o' Sinto money. "Hoofs, sinows,. honesf ide-trimminga,. hair, even, from the' ,nfortunate pign was made into probm ucta. conuiiercially ialuahle. Othef ,askers sold the sheepskins with ti scol on. oHe put in mechinier to a' a rented th?f wool, washed its put oi nto snowy bales and" sold st directrt. he clot r.mills.r o he membraneous lii ag of a lh'na stomach 0ns8 turned intd opsine; and 'disposed of to .:hamiit . oDov-er theworl , ot Si'shel=coleg :oOf""-blree5 6.-hfrO('i d .d . ito the, commo'curnrreeeyai Lsdb ry gav? Armour su'lt dn Bdvintag, ,ter smoll deaiers that one by ope they ,:ad to quit the busin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
Scovell and Spurling, T. E CORNER, Hfa'e flanaed a lovely stock .of NEW SPRING GOODS. BOATERS. Iatest shapes, 3s Od to 6s 6dd. N TEW SHAPE BOXERS. &A FAESHION SHIRE' in 20 different styles. SWEATERS lo button close at neck. a TENNIS SHIRTS for warm weather. TIES, SOCKS,. BRACES, aid everything a man 'wants to wear at .'TE RIQO'Il PRXCE. 1,500 Ties at 9d,, worth is. and -is 6d.' to prove. we are. TiE TIE T EI: NGS -I THE RACECOURSE HOTEL ( W $ E RY1BEE.. )! ",IRST-CLASB Accomodatlon for T?abellers'anad Visitors a t?'th ?le established Hotel,.which is replete with etory.conyenience; and the many facilities offered thereii' fol the comfort of the General Public will be duly appreciated;: The choicest andi best lirands of Wines,, les and Spirits are klept at this e"tetiblihnm?nt. FISHING AND SBH1Id'f f. T .GGIES AND HORSES 64. HI.R r.. A. o.IZ O , -', Proprieotrea.: Commonweal I Bank o Australia SAVINGSi BANK DEPARTMtNrl:. ?DEPOSI`T`S' received from one-Siilling upwalrds. intkfe...
"MEN, MA'AM. NOT ANGELS." [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
"MEN; aaii f, NOT dGEi Eii' Evey FTriday unght tle' wifei of young nmeclanio goes to meet him f t o fouiidry gateso and taking his armn' allfctionately walks hoimd' wtli' hiin. "What a'beautiful sight it' is to'ee' you: and youri husband" walking alonl ' s lovihglyo togetherl" remarked her toendr-hearted landlady. "I' stlppoei .you' are really very fond of eahei oth6rP" "Oh; w rub. along' pretty' esnoothl?l' Jimn, an'd. me," the' woman answered, ,with a'slight blush. ' But' it:' ain't for" love altogether that I takes that Idong, walk every week-e'od; ma'am: When's' man lhas thirty-three pzbic;ehouseas to' pass on his way home, with a week's: wages burning a hole"in his Iocket oll' tthe time it's ,just as well to keep a', tiglit bold'of hts arm: Uasworkln' w-' men have to realise that' wo'v'm'rrteiod men;rn.a'oP , uot anigeols I"
CENSUS OF THE PHILIPPINES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
CENSUS OF THES PHI?TPPINES. From the, United' Statis' Caensus But r.auw.has recently come the' report o! the firt cpmplete" oenseu of the Philis pine Islands; Nearly eight thoutan-i peopile .were employed in gathering thie statiatics, and' all but one huhdred"anat cweilty-fliove of tlyii iferd native Fili.' pines; This census, thereforo,.'is the riot in' mddi'tn times ,'hich a tr'opical ;,collde.have: nimde of theamselvs.. ,. At first thd'Filipinot we're hestile to' the idea' of a' census, becaouse under ?panish" ruld; , ' enumerdtion of the' peoplE in any dst'rict' ail usually pree immay to ' now' danid: 'heavier tax` levy; but tl'" P'hili?pine Commission' ,ucc"ed.cd in' iiipressing on the minds' ,f the people'that this census was ore liniinary to'the apportionment of dele' tates to a' p?pular elected legislature' to sit in idanila. Consequently it' aoon had tho'hearty ec-bpdiatioii'o'ths notive' provincial governors; Wbld octed as supervisors of- the censut' for their districts. M...
ANCIENT PALESTINE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
ANCIENT. PALESTINE. ?A traeoller in Palrstilne can still see with lia own ecesc thi custom i s'o fton alluded to in the Ibhle. The peoplo of the land live to-day in the saiue man ner as did tleior n?nc?tors of three and four. thousalnd yaors ago, aid a rly a Ilibliral passogo whirh, read at hoiuoe' appears diflicult of comprolonslon, 1e come8t illumilatedl lmoset 00 ROOnI a thle rleader sote. foot oil P'nloline soil. Lut wiLth the threats of electric tramways and motor 'houos, wvith. ochules flor now raeilway and herblors, above all witho the iiUlu of European settlers, bringing with them Europman ustolms, European e oergiy; allnd uropanl..lII me thos, Lthe ancient clvilisnation which ties nurvived until to-day, is sorely thrietened. and tie most reluctant anre ecuopnllLel to admit that the old order is doomed. IIopo Is for fislhers with n flont, who s tilny "it wovholitlg it hob about, may chal:on, wheo thiny pull in their lllne. to ind tLo bohy of a cat, or a blind puOppy, in wihl...
WOUNDS, AND HOW TO TREAT THEM. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
WOUNUS, ANU HOW TO TREAT ":he ni mediato local treatmenot f a 'rnld is very simplen . Wolash Aon I ith water wrlill has beon boiled, washr at all particles of foreign matter, nl .1 dressing of somai clean, soft matori .; such as linen, muslin, lint, absorb nt cotton or antiseptic gaize, which car. pu purchased at any drug store. If curt iml ordinatry w*ounds iare kept clean ills? 'iel Leal quirly, ad therelu will be o:m1i dight inllanumaLion, no "festering" or lthcr serious results. Strict cloanlines. ,s the watchword. Tho gerius whlich produce these dangerous conditions so :iseases ecmne from unclean thinlgs cats ag the woundl, sucli as a dir' coniliOii , .f tbe skin througll lwhich tihe ,.oud ire made, or fromi unclean llirands whic, handle or dress the wounds. Do no: corer a wound ivil"h sticking plaster oi eollodiou;. they oar dangerous. A solu tion of carbolie acid and water is. usoful in the washing out of a wround-ono toa poonlful of carbolic acid to a pint of warwnater. -
RURAL WORKERS. AMENDED UNION LOG. HIGHER RATES CLAIMED. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
RURAL WORKERS. AMENDED UNION LOG. HIGHEI RATES OLAIMED. •An amended log of the Rlural Workers' Union of Australla, which was drawn op at thl annal l confer ence in Moleourno, bhas been mdu available for publicatioln. A 'ricltoral Industry:- Ilours per week, 48, to be ouade up as follows: 7.30 an.m. to 5 p.m. on five days of the week, one hour for dinner each day, 7.30 p.b. to 1 p.m. on Satur dasy. Rates:-- hinder, stripper, and iharvester drivers, 10/ a day for £2a 10/ per teek; stacle-baildors anrd hat khers, 151/ a day ; general harvest hands, £2 51 a week; general farm hands, £1l 15/; ploughmen, L2; drill drivels, £2.. All workers not clossi lied n this elg to be paid at general rrm:haids ' rates. Ploughtenu, drill rivers and', r who nra employees for ,a less 'term t?hs four weeks shall be paid o/ per week is addition to log rates. thie foregoilng rates ineludo: board and lodlging. Wlhro board and lodg ing nare no provided, 130/ etrs to he addel to the log rates. Provided a. so t...
PEARSON, ROWE, SMITH & CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
PEARSON. ROWE, SMLTI & CO.'S REPORT, Pearson, Itowo, Smith and Co. sold : 192 cmissbrod wothors and ewes. G. B. Nicol, Dalganglo: 191 crosabred wetl :ra and owes, C. L. Forrest. War rowie;176 crossbrcds, Mlrs. U. loicltood, LTalisker Estate wlothdrs to. 21/9, aver aghg.,28/10, owes atn 22/9; 109 cross brel and morino wlth5ers, 0ront Glen avon, to 20/3; 156 crossired wethors td eowesW. W.. Gardiner, Yanna thalnr 105 merino wethers, M:'Dougnll andl o., Newport 1t/1, few 1213; 12.1 merino owes, J. Fullarton, L Vorribco, 1i.1 orossbred weothcrs and ewes, ;J. Ieslon, Tarwin; 104 comeback wol, ers, H. M'Doaugll, Newport, 17/ antd 14/ ; 100 crossbrld wothers, J. B2 Pearson, Hipponrosw, to 23/; w0 cross brcd wethers, Stock Bros O?nuncons, to 30/0, averaging 29/0; 8S crossbred wethors, Jolhn Smith, Grassdalo Es tlate, to 33/9, avoraging 3314; 88 cross breds, Miss Ieaty, Merino Downs, wo"thors 29/0, ewes to 27/0, avcraging 25/7; 72 moriao rwes, F. J. C. Oli: chin, Bnafcldsi; 71 crossb...
UNIQUE COLLECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
UNIQUE COLLECTIONS. Collectors gathert tooettier articlesa moro or leas interestit ...t prubiably few go in for uch tbulky otijlocfs ats thloso cthewlo be a dlistio goistd long. lilshtito. Old doots ;t"e tte olject of Its desire. ilis duoro lte ifrom otld housoo; castles, t and ahiloys of- itislori. ola interest. Stomo timo ago Ito ob bltLit4lt ,osiiconstltur-h..- t-io. ldoor .tlrough. vhictlo dUrltog tist, l'rri lth " eolutiott,' 1ilart' Anl~ointelo ?'haloloiar Jorday, )oatttot and Ilotespitr rto t ,o on their way to ttit-gtttttti LItt. Li't liotorthao o itnoto d tootIlljl t?it .o3 itd sa Io-by for olttlltlti gl?.? t loittlmt ti toe tlltdollllF All ItoIt tlt; osLLtt-Ii Mootl i-ro shetlres, itll lt o llt soleu la iot with eaottttors of Stioutin.t g Iith(0a. oll?2 lllt P'rk'oe.l |l;.lI.llt ~ao .nt t ull e. ·i.lb. and tilt tLh otlhel-r wit t fiun|soe .irs contatiititg otery kitd Iof stltll otli' te eoitlhettt could tr Ills Ihtt;ds itni 'hr, U)tl.Vlk'dt'.f- tl,eul of[ Italy is tit : I,...
PRESBYTERIAN CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
PIRESBYTERIIAN CON ?tr. (Ily "Anmphlon.'; On 'Tuesday eveniAg, August 20, a concert, uldel the auslicol of the local Prccbyterinu Church wta held in thl \\orribu Mechanicst Ltitute. T'lierm was a huage and onthu? lsstic audience, a section of whichi irdulged in thui foolish practice of alsrmcg each item. 'rhis t?eudl to mako tlhe performance somewhat dull, as ist/soio illstances a recpetition did not by any means assist inl making tihe concert more enjoyable. A very generous programme, which included some well-known artists, wan presented. ''lo "star" of the evening wao undoubtedly iiss G. .Winklolmamn. This young lady in a number of vocal items exhibited a voice of good onm pass, particularly pleasant i its up par register. Miss \ViuleLmnann siugs with dxpression-perlaps too.mrnch so; for she affects tle extremes of piianis sino and fortissimo, not invariably to tho. ardvantage, of lher vice. it is, however, an excellent thing for a singer to havo an emotional tempora ment, and to ...
THE PEOPLE'S PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
T'?E PEOPLE'S PARTY. ' Voting for the selection of a cnodi date by the Liberal Parties in the Corio electorate, to- contest the Corio scat at the next Federal election, will tako place early next month, and as somee of the melmobelr of the various branches mnmy not be conversant with the proferoitial method of voting, wo hero.give at short explanation. three nomninatlions have been received, and opposite the name of the oans tho voter wants to select, the fignre 1 niont be placed, then the figure 2 op. positos the one hl tlhink: scod best, and so ont to tl three. Thus the names of the candlonttes nre (takinJg then alplmheticnlly) Bondel', Morley, "?*olul, alld ithe votctr rwats to note Sfor \Volulm lie lputs 1 in front of Volum's name. If he thinks Kendall the next best man 1le puts 2 opposito K.elldall and 3 lopposite 'Mlorley. If he thinkfs Kendsll tihe best ann he puts I opposite his name, and 2 and 3 oppositua tlhe names of the others, as Ito prefers them. Voters must put number...
TENNIS OLUB FOR LAVERTON. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
TE'INNIS OIJUl FOR LAVEITON. Theo lo?gthy slumber thlat Lanverton lnsa bdell indulging in for a number of yca?s ihas apparenltly been disturbed by tho recont arrival in thie district of a fr.w progrcusivo residents. On Wedonesday ovenlng last a meoet .Juilg w hold in the local Stato school to cooslder the advisability of forming a ditritcb tennis club. ''lloro was a splendid attendance. Mr. It. T. Bux tol, onead teacher of the local State scholol, who presided, said in his opon ing remosrla i thalt n thought tihi idea of forming a tennis club was an ex collent one. It was, he considered, a good pastimo, bots sooially and morally. After lengtlly discussions, it wat uninllulisly decidtd tol proced witli the forlmaltion of tie clus. A start was nmade on Monday lanst with tlie .naking of. tli eollrt, rwhich is ie in'c erectedl in tile State schoollsgrounld. l'h following ollico-blearors ' were lectedl :-President Mlr. I. J. Miher vice-Presidents Messrs. 'P.. Micell and" V. Itosowdil; Tr...
NEW THISTLE ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 August 1912
: NE THISTLE ACTI A bill to amend the Thistle Act of L890 hal been introduced into th1 Legislativo Council by Mr. Ilagol tbhorn, and read a first time. The bill ,rovidoe that -muo.icipal officers shall vare tho same powci a0 justice int respeot to slgning noticso ond talong mnosurce" for tho. dontruction of tlhistles.. Tli: penalty for not destroy ong tlhistles after notico is fixed at a marximum of £5 for tie lirst olfonou, and £20 for ouboequent offoence. Poweor is given to the coorto of potty sasions to susapond convictions whloro reason able oxartions to destroy the thiitles aro proven. Ay juotice or mluicipla officer ay, under tho liill authoriso uieeoareo to L t?alcon for the destroc tion of thistles at the oxpenso.of the ownoor of the. infested lald., "'l'n rlhirfoiaim of-the dla of 11l'tolb. nr:c Ih'd a dispute pith a cabby over thy farov. "'-T0 i)t klooo'oviio I ao P"l thle igh-n londer" alrecd angrily. "I ami thi" loin?h,. " dna't rare if you are ao ilnbrolln." ilorlerted ...