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CADETS AT FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
CADETS AT FOOTBALL. A well contested football match took place yesterday afternoon on the military rescrye, between A Company and B Company (High School), senior cadets (57th Battalion). B Company won by 1 point, the scores being-B Company, 4 goals 6. behinds; A Com pany, 4 goals 5 behinds. Goal kickers: for B Company- M'Oormack, M'Kenna, Tolfoid and Hawkins, 1 each ; A Company-Maakell (2), Daunt and Fair 1 each. Mr Rodgers of the High School staff, umpired; Mr H Liddelow was time. keeper.
SENATE ELECTIONS. LIBERAL PRE-ELECTION BALLOT. FIRST PROGRESS RETURN. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
SINATE ELECTIONS,. .LIBERAL PRE-ELEOTION BALLOT. FIRST PROGRESS RETURN, The counting of the votes in the pre-election ballot for the selection of six Liberal candidates for the Senate was commenced yesterday morning, The count is taking place at the office of the Constitu tional Union, Equitable Building, under the supervision of the presi dents of the People's Liberal party the People's party, and the Aus tralian .Women's.National League. It was continued throughout the afternoon and evening until 9 30, after which a progress return awas issued, showing the order in which the candidates placed by the votes counted throughout the day. The position is as follows - 1 M,I'COLL, Senator 2 EDGAR, W H 3 TRENWITH, W A 4 M'LEAN, W J 5 COOK, J HUME 6 MAUGER, S 7 Packer, J T 8 Weedon, Sir H 9 Dfty, C G 10 St. Ledger, A J 3 11 Martin, T 12 Gleneroee, A W 18 Morley, A C 14 Wilson, W 15 O'Brien, N 16 Carrington, R N The fgures were not disclosed, and may not be announced even when the totals are...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
PERSONAL. Mr A. E. Bymons, a popuiar member of local A.M.P. branch, who has been transferred tolMelbourne,wason Monday evening entertained at a dinner at the Farmers' Arms Hotel, by a number of his friends, Speeches were made in complimentary terms in reference to him; vocal and instrumental items were contributed, and subsequently a dauce wasee held. On Tueeday evening before entering the train for Melbourne his friends met him again, and pre. sented him with a valuable and hand. eome pair of sleeve links. Sergeant Drummond, formerly of Nathalia, is lying seriously ill in the police hospital, Melbourne. It is stated that there is no hope of his recovery. An Internal growth is said to be the cause of his illness, Mr J Bruce, manager of the Nathalia branch of the Commercial Bank, is under Dr Keyes' care with a poisoned hand. Last week his condition was somewhat serious, but a decided im provmont is now reported. On Sunday afternoon, the teachers of Holy Trinity Sundaycschool (Anglica...
AD CREE AND COMPANY. RE-APPEARANCE THIS EVENING [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
AD CREE AND COMPANY. RE.APPEARANCE THIS EVENING It was with feelings of genuine pleasure that the public heard that the notable Scotch comedian, Ad Cree, and his talented company, were again to appear at the Star Theatre this (Thursday), evening. Tuesday's performance was so good and so greatly enjoyable in every respect, that the annoncement of the return visit was hailed with pleasure. There is nothing coarse or vulgar about Ad Cree's enter tainments, so that there .is no fear of offending the susceptible. Add Cree himself say s," 'What I consider not fit for the ears of my own wife and daughters, I will not impose on other people." And *he is right; the Classi fo~public entertainer who mistakes vulgarity for wit, and coaresiexpreieion or lewd jokes for humor,should be. hissed off the!itage. '"And Ad Cree and his company amply .demonstrated at the Star Theatre on Wednesday evening how an audience-and it was one of the largestaseen in that building for a long time-can be thoroughly...
SHEPPARTON HIGH SCHOOL COMMITTEE WHY MR WEST RESIGNED. A CONFERENCE ON POWERS AND DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
SHEPPARTON HIGH SCHOOL COMMITTEE. SWHY MR WEST RESIGNED. A CONFERENCE ON POWERS AND DUTIES. A meeting of the Shepparton Agricul tural High School Council was hold yesterday afternoon, when there were present : Meeessrs C. Palling (president), J. Sutherland, W. Phillips, J. Lamrock, J. Harris, J. Barzen and W. H. Cal. lister (srcretary). An apology was received from Mr H. A. Fisher, while Mr W. I. Curtis, of Cobram, wrote stat ing that had juest returned after a long absence, and could not con veniontly attend. .Tus BRECENT BESIGNATIONS. A. Fussell, Chief Inspector, intimated that Mr Wm. O,r' had withdrawn his resignation. Mr W P West (who had resigned) admitted having boon some what remiss in his" duty. A want of sufficient leisure was not, as would appear, the, sole reason for; his weak support of the position, but rather a lack of sympathy with the agricultural side of the rechool, occasioned through a belief that the farm was established and controlled on a basis that gave little...
Handicapped. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
Handicapped. Saxe, the American poet, was once taking a trip on a steamer, when he fell in with a lovely young lady to whom he made himself very agree able. Of course, he made an impres sion upon the damsel, who said at parting-"Cood-bye, Mr. Saxe, I fear you will soon be forgetting me." "Well, my dear young lady," said the inveterate punster, "if I was not a married man already, you may rest assured I'd be for getting you."
8000 MILES FOR A WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
8000 MILES FOR A WIFE. From the banks of the sunny Nile to the western slopes of the mighty Rocky Mountains is the long trip Mr. Percy Williams, of London, is taking to win a blushing bride. Mr. Wil liams is a wanderer on the face of the earth. Born in London thirty years ago, he quitted the city when he was twenty-one years of age to begin a roving career. On the continent of Europe he spent two or three years most of the time wandering along the 'Mediterranean Sea. Then he wander ed to South America for a pear or two, most of which time he was en gaged in various occupations in the Argentine. Four years ago he went home to England. There he met his fate in the form of a dainty English maiden. He wandered on into Africa, finally securing a fine position in Cairo, Egypt. In the meantime the lady had removed from London to British Col umbia, with Iier parents. Nothing daunted, however, the" stalwart lover sailed from Cairo to London, then across the ocean to Quebec, then over land ac...
Maybe! [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
Maybe! Not very long ago Mr. Rockefeller was talking to a group of New York business men, all of them million aires, but none of them American born. "After all," Mr. Rockefeller remark ed, "when one comes to look at it, you fellows are only intruders. None of you were born here. You're emi grants, and you're apt to forget what you owe us natives for letting you in." "Maybe," commented an Irishman thoughtfully. "Maybe. But you for get one thing. We came into America with our fares paid and our clothe: on our back. Can you say the same?"
John Obeyed. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
John Obeyed. Just prior to the balloon ascent, which formed one of the chief events at a big gala and flower show, a deter mined little woman elbowed her way through the crowd towards the car, and began to make a scene. Her hus band had arranged for an aerial trip, and had already taken his set. Hle hd, however, reckoned without his wife. "My dear good lady," said the aero naut, soothingly, "your husband is quite safe in my hands. I'm no nov ice, you know. .I own qiite a number of balloons!" "I'm not talking about balloons!" snapped the lady decidedly, "I'm talk ing about husbands. He's the only one I have, and he's not going up in that thing! Come out, John!" And John came out. "There is nothing more '-uncertain than a horserace," exclaimed the man with a tendency to talk loud. And the melancholy friend remark ed "You never worked in a meteorologi cal office, did you?"
At the Fire Station. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
At the Fire Station. lie was undeniably from far beyond the suburbs, and as be was walking along a City street he stopped in front of the fire-engine house and looked in. "Have many fires in town?" he asked. "Yes, we have them pretty often," replied the fireman. "Ever try to see how quick you can hitch-up?" "Oh, yes." At that moment an alarm came in. At the first stroke of the gong the men rushed to their posts, the doors of the stalls opened, and within a few seconds men, horses, and engine were speeding down the street. The young man watched the pro ceedings with admiration. "Well!" he exclaimed, when speech returned. "There ain't many places where they'd go to all that trouble to show a stranger what they can do."
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLES. Powder the insides of new gloves 'to make them easier to slip on, and also, in the case of colored kid cnes, to prevent the dye from staining the hands. The cooler eggs are the quicker they will froth when whipped, so they should be beaten in a cool place. A pinch of salt always cools and fresh ens them. Vegetable and fruit stains on the fingers can be removed by dipping tile fingers in very strong tea for a few minutes and then washing them in clear, warm water. If bright saucepans and kettles have to be used over a smoky fire, smearing a little grease over the bright part will prevent the smoke from blackening the metal. If wash ed after uae in hot water, the pan will be as bright as ever. When using dripping for making a cake, add a few drops of essence of lemon or the juice of a lemon, and it will be found that this will not only remove the fatty flavor which cakes so often have when made with drip ping-especially mutton - but will very greatly improve the flav...
The Rule of Three. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
The Rule of Three. "One week from to-day, Uncle Joe, I will be .a married man. Yes, in seven short days I will be initiated into the mysteries of matrimony." "No mysteries about it, my boy. It Is just. the plain, simple rule of three." "Rule of three? Eh-what three?" '"Wife, mother-in-law, and servant girl."
PATTERN OF BECOMING EVENING DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
PATTERN OF BECOMING EVENING; DRESS. This simple little evening iress r iii appeal directly to the average x oli:u.i It will look effective made up of :of~ silk and shadow lace. It represalnts "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 174-cut in three sizes-snmall, i:e dium and large. This pattern may be bought from local pattern agent, or will be sent post free to any alddrcsl ii ninepence in stamps is sent tc Dept.. A, "Everylady's Journal." ,7"; Swanston-street, Melbourne. State number of pattern and size required. If a penny stamp is sent to above ad dress a 4S-page catalogue will be scnt to any reader who writes "send free catalogue."
THE OLFACTORY NERVE OF INSECTS [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
THE OLFACTORY NERVE OF INSECTS A great number of facts of the life o: insects can hardly be explained ex cepting by admitting a particularl, powerful olfactory sense in these ani mals. The examples are numerous; if. in an ant-hill, an ant of the'same species as those that inhabit it, but belonging to another swarm, tries to penetrate, it will immediately be ex pelled. Sometimes the hypothesis has been supposed of a sort of lan guage allowing each individual to make itself known, but deafness is general in the class of insects, and ants in particular are absolutely deaf. Sc then there only remains the odor special to each swarm which appears to constitute a mode of identification.` In the same way, when the corpse of a small mammiferous animal is be coming decomposed in a field, a legion of sylphs and necrophors, strangers to the immediate neighborhood, com ing sometimes from a distance of several kilometres, arrive to lay their eggs there, guided, it would seem. merely by their sens...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
WE LSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The Welsbach Air Gas Ma* chine is so eim pie that a child can work it with impunity, Suitable fot Lighting, Heat ing and Cook ing. . We guar antee satisfac tion with all our Machines, and to prove this we will put a machine in for one month free of charge, and if not suit able. will remove same free of al; cost to you. Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITEr, toI .oNRDT l.it PT. R ILiT.TtOt!INIll. GREENBACKS. Few people, perhaps, are aware why the national American currency is printed with green backs. Ever since the adoption of paper currency it has been the constant study of banl:-not, engravers to. get up same plan ot printing bills that could not be coun terfeited. In this they only partl: succeeded till as late as 1S57, when a man named Stacy J. Edson inv;tnted a kind of green ink, which he patent ed June 30 of that year. It is called anti-photographic ink, because it, can not be photo...
The Economist. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
The Economist. Some people seem to think that, to get rich, one must economise like Blanco. Blanco's faithful old dog had turned sickly and savage, and so Blanco said to his wife, on arriving home from business on Saturday evening: "I'll shoot Towser to-morrow morn ing before church." Blanco paused, then added, stern ly: ."So remember, please, that he won't need any breakfast."
A Wicked Defence. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
A .Wicked Defence. A college poet wrote an ode where in he declared that The mcsage came to the waiting land, The winds of heaven carried the word; And vale and mountain and lonely strand Rejoicing listened and, jubilant, heard. SBut a class critic said to the col lege poet: "How can land hear, crazy?" "Easy enough," was the reply. "Hasn't it got frontiers?"
A BOTANICAL CURIOSITY. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
A BOTANICAL CURIOSITY. It is time we should learn more about that wonderful invention o_ Dame Nature known as the Venus t fly-trap, which, in the United States, finds its home mainly in the swamps near Wilmington, North Carolina. A specimen transplanted into .moss and rich earth will thrive in the house if kept very moist, and it makes the best kind of fly-trap, for it is always on duty and looks after itself. As the older traps lose their vitality fresh shoots appear and new traps are de voloped. The Venus fly-trap is regarded as one of the greatest wonders of the plant world, for it seems to exercise a discrimination of taste that is more than human. It is provided with three delicate hair-triggers, and it exudes a sort of honey-dew that attracts the flies. Woe to the fly, however, that touches one of the triggers, for, quick as a flash, the two heavy leaves of the trap close upon the victim and crush it, much the same as an ordinary steel trap acts. There is no escape for the fly...
The Reason. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
'The Reason. A little girl of seveni or eight years stood one day before a closed gate. A gentleman passed slowly. The little girl turned and said to him: "Will you please open this gate for me?" The gentleman did so. Then he said kindly: "Why, my child, couldn't you open the gate for yourself?" "Because." said the little girl, "the paint's not dry yet."
SHEPPARTON SHIRE COUNCIL. THE MOTIONS AGREED TO. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 7 May 1914
SHEPPARTON SHIRE COUNCIL. THE MOTIONS AGREED TO. At a later hour on Monday Shep parton Shire Council agreed to the following motions : Crs Ryan and Gibson : That the sum of £10 be voted towards the Dookie recreation reserve improve mente, and use of road machine for same. Dookie members to have footpath (40 chains) made from town to Roman Catholic church. Crs Ryan and Gibson : That the engineer have the pump put in order on Cosgrove dam. Crs Danker and Bitcon :That about 10 more chains of gravel (from Katandra) ba-made on pre sent M'Kimmey's contract, Tally garoopna. Or Ryan reported that Dookie members had arranged for the supply of 500 posts at £3 per 100, and the carting of the posts and strainers at £12 for the new . road (Dookie to Cashel); had also agreed to accept Mr Telford's ten der (£306 153 11d), in lien of M'Kimmey's lowest tender, as the latter was unable to complete the work by the end of June (in order claim the Government grant.-On the motion of Ore Kerrins and Green...