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THE Werribee Shire Banner. WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, OCT. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 19 October 1911
THB Werribee Shire Banner. WEBRIBEE, THURSDAY, OOT. 19. All correspondence for this Journal. should be In the office before 1 o'clock on Wednesday's. Advertisements rqoelved up till 8 p.m. on Wednesday?'s..' Exhibitors, should endeavor to get theirexhibits in theit appoi?t?t :ed placep as Early is" ospible:thi& morning.' t'Itf??;'fiitdtes l. the' judging: ?"Eyerything sh"ould be in'readiness- for the Iudges not later than ninie o'clock:' The fifth annual show of the' Werribee agricultural society promises to be a successful one. . The Werribee cricket club at a meeting during ,the week decided to hold a sports' meeting on Boxing Day.. Programmes in circulation next week. Mr. Geo. T. Chii'nside was presentedon Monday last by the Werribee agricultural society with a'handsome gold medal for assistance rendered by'him to the society since its formation.- The presentation was hmade by Mr. John Ball, presidenit of the society and the popular owner. of the Werribee Park Estate suit...
CROQUET NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 19 October 1911
'CROQUET NOTES. S'?leasant afternoon was spent dtlthelWerribee croquet lawns on the 7thlinst, when Mrs M'Murray entertained the members of the clul:and.their friends at tea. IAt the;jconclusion of the- tea Mrs M'1Iurray presented a silver cake bi~sket to Miss W'alter as a wecdrng Ppresent -from the. club. In intking the presentation, iMrs M'Muiray stated that Miss Walte~r was one of the original, members of! the club.., She had been a imber of "the committee :for some time and was now a vice president. She had always taken a keen interest in the welfare of the club' and would be '?much mhisse'd." .The Rev. J. R. Currie suitably responded on behalf of Miss Walter. Mr. M'Alicee 'in the name. ofthe club thanked Mrs M'Murray for her,. hospitality. The Lands Department is offer ing prizes for tree planting in connection with' land settlement. See advertising columns.
THE CLOSER SETTLEMENT AREA. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 19 October 1911
rHE CLOSER SETTLEMENT AREA. Representatives of the Werri bee Shire Council, accompanied by ' Mr. Robertson M.-L. :A. interviewed the Minister, for Lands (Mr. M'Kenzie) on Tuesday and asked that the State should compensate the municipality for the rates that it was 'losing through portions of the Werribee: Estate remaining vacant. .Theyv explained that since this' large property had been purchased-by the State the shire :c.uld not. collect rates. upon .portiois' of,i which- 'remained .u'nbccuied because .they' were..Crbwn" lan'ds, (thasd:lost: already allr "the" rtes; from the Metropolitan; Board'I ew.erage': farm, and it. was now also losin about £240, aiyear oh vacant Werribee ' allotments. They considered, the:efore, that the State. should compensate the municipality in some way. The" Chairman of the Closer Settlement Board who 'was present at the request of the Minister, pointed out .that the beoard-had made the allotments available' for the .settlement,' but there had been no ap...
TROUP BROS. v. THE RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 19 October 1911
TROUP BROS. v. THE. RAILWAY, COMMISSIONERS ; From last week's "Hansard" we tr tract the following, re thi.dicussioe last week in the State Paralifnisoht ea tho.above case, rcentlydccided.in Bal larat against ,the plainitiffs. As the Troup Bros. are large landholders in the Shires of Weorribeo and,Braybrook the following will bh read with interest hy.local'ratepayers engaged in farm Sir "Alexander Peacock said: I am loath 'at this stage of the session to take up the time of the HIouse, but 1 mish to bring forward a matter of rcon siderablo' importance.. On August 16 I prosented a petition foms three of my constitsonts-ilessrs. Trosp "Bros. with regard to a fire whichl, tey alleg e ,: 'was caused througlh the defects of railvay .ongino R159, which did consid erablo injury to their property. Per hlapsI can best place the smater baeor, holnorable msosbers by reading sone of the stateoenbs of petitioners. They saated, 1. 'Your petitioners are farmers.cat rying on farming operations at To...
LITTLE RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 19 October 1911
LITTLE RIVER. Seldom have .the residents of. Little River an opportunity of lis tening to a inusical entertainment as was afforded them last week. The concert was organised and directed by Miss Kittie Gleeson and the proceeds to be devoted to the. education of one of her inost promising pupils, Miss: Nellie Mond, who is quite youtin, has a marvellous voice, and her simple unaffected manner has secured her;humerous friends. Her-ran dition of the "Auld Hoose,'" "Gpd's Eternity," "Rosary,'" .. and the -":Irish Emigrant ' was ekquisite. "Punch" has.de scribed' her as as one of the most: promising contraltos produced> here for many years. She has a voice rich in tone and color, and; although, qtiite young --very :ciltivated. Miss:-Alicia Maisna another young singer who.has a ... beautifull soprano ??oice' of- gbood 1r nging tone and' ecellent enun-. ciati6n, ;completely gained the favor of her hearers. Mr. Janes :Wade, the ipopular tenor, Sydney Merton .and Eric Boulton; the clever. y...
AGRICULTURE. PRACTICAL WORK v. BUSINESS IN FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 19 October 1911
A iGR IC U LTURE. PRACTICAL WORK" v. BUSINESS" ' IN FARMING. ' I A fartiher will often make as' much money by the way he buys and sells is by-the way he grows his produce. heo word farmer is- here used to em trace the man on the land generally,. . man may be a general farmer a rult farmer, or 8"dalry farmer. The growing of"good crops, be they,-. Sold crops, stock, orchard,~ormlmarket.:.... :ardeu" produce, isof vast importance; aut Judgment in selecting the crop, he season of maturity, and business .ous, and judgment in . buying and relling are not less necessary to suc. seas.. Without good- business me hoda the advantages of good produc' ion may be lost. The bedt farmer as idgod by his crops Is often not the est as judged by financial results. - man may grow good crops only to ad them uns-leable or that they have ost more- than they are worth. A cod farmer will never be a bad cul' viator, but he may be by. no means, that the casual observer would call. * model one. Examples are not...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 19 October 1911
Circulating in Werribee, Metropolitan Farm, Little River, Lara, Tarneit, Truga, '4 erton. Printd and Published by Hmstr BABBne Proprietor, WOrribeo, Viotoria. No. 454. .. ..... WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1911. Price-Twopence. WERMI-BEE, OPPOSITE THE RACECOURSE HOTEL: WHEELWRICHTS AAND CENERAL SMITHS. SEPAIRIING WINDMIILLS A SPECI.ALITY. ALL WORK GUARANTEED Scovell and Spurling, THE COIR~NEIR?, fOO C) a SC 1R A Y, Have landed a lovely stock of NEW SPRING GOODS. SPRING SUITINGS from 42s. S BOATERS, latest shapes, 3s 6d to 6s 6d. SR NEW SHAPE BOXERS. & FASHION SHIRTS in 20 different styles. SWEATERS to button close at neck. S. TINNIS, SHIRTS for warm weather. T'IES, SOCKS, B~ACES, and overything a man wattlls to wea at " TI-E R IGrILT PRIC. 1,500 Ties at 9d., worth is. and Is 6d., to prove. we -are T 1- TIE, .K:N Grs. WALL'S HOTEL, (NI,.L~U RAtILWAY ST'ATION) -V E I X RIB E E. (U1ld. r New M atntgctellnt). |'., t-elas Accomnodatiol, Winte. Ales and Spirits of the Best Bran...
BONE MANURE. [?] What the Value of Bones Depends as Manure. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 19 October 1911
DONE MANURE. n Wilhat the Value of Bones Depends as Mlanuve. The value of Lones as manure do etds first ul:on the phosphate of .me which constitutes nearly two. .ilids of the bone, while one-third onslsts of a variety of organic sub. tances which contain nitroger,, and tins gives its own particular value to one meal as a plant foodt. XIatcre ones are crushed and ground into onedust, and bone meal, thdy are teamed in sealed vats under cuna?lder 'tie steam piressuret. Titlh removed to fat and most of the gelltine, so Itat bonedust contains a larger per cntage of phosphate of lime but a ,saller percentage of nitrogen than ihe raw bones. The amount of bone ust available is limited and the price a consequently proportionately high.. ortunately, nitrogen can be obtained ta cheaper form in artificial fertills. as, such as nitrate of soda, sulphate of tnmonla, and the new electr!cln pro etts; and a similar remark applies t phosphoric acid in rock phosplhates. nder certain circumstances, how...
BRAINS AND FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 19 October 1911
BRAINS AND FARMING. Put the fool of the family on leO ntd; he Is no good for anything else; I an old and an altogether obsolete lea, If we may Judge by the lads eat to the agricultural colleges; but t Is an absurd idea based on the be ief that farming success depends on peratlons which demand only the~ n tlligence of a laborer. There are arious types of brain, and brain pow *r develops unequally. Hence we have .oi fact that very often "the fool" ,om a school point of view, makes he successful man of business as :ell as the successful farmer. The Istake Is from the point of view of ,dging the "fool." The idea of the city man that far ors fall because they are not "scien tic" Is equally absurd. Ils belief thatthere Is a magical thing called .lonce which will enable a farmor a be successful. There is a germ of :uth in his idea, based on the fact hat by improved methods better crops lli be grown. While this is so, It * not the main factor in succoes, here Is no, walk of llf? in which . ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 26 October 1911
'" ? he a good ohurohmanl " "" Well, he doesn't pray as loud as eome of them, but he pyes hie loW rent a good deal more promptly Ihan moit of thom." Oneat (in cheap reeturant): "1Here, walter, thie meal is simply vile. I won't pay for it. Where's the proprietor." Waiste " HIe' out at lunch, sir.' f· ~·1
Right and Wrong Way to Milk. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 26 October 1911
Right and Wrong Way to, Milk. One drawback in dairy work, where one hn to trult to others a good deal. is toget Sgood, honeet milkers. Too many milkers (sya the "iRural Australia,") are neither tlenly" in their methods nor honest to the oor and her owner by milking elean. Very few. it any, people can find pleasure in milk ing a number of cows morning and evening for month after month, bnt yet it. most be done with the mont perfemt regularitr and thorooghnen. The udder must hobe emptied to the lant drop, - and if thin is not done every time the supply will fall short every lime-that is, nature finding that more milk has been produced than In reluired will ahetain from producing so mnch milk and devoto the food to pro. duction of fat or mucele. Almost everybody can milk a row, hot there are few who can do it properly. It is an art, and the man who can prootiso it in worth more to the dairyman than nany other help. The art of milking is to draw it off steadily. quiokly (by no means hur...
COPYRIGHT. COLONEL THORNDYKE'S SECRET. PART 13. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 26 October 1911
GOLONEL THORN DYKE'S SEORET, BY C. A. HENTY, Author of "Dorothy's Double," "A Hidden Foe," &c. &c. PART 13. 'No, Idon't see that it will bonees- I wiry to call you, Mr. Thorndyke. The ' discovery of this hidden booty and the t proceeds of the coach robbery would be t quite suffitcient. Beyond the coroner'so inquest there will beno inquiry. Ilad it been otherwise it might probably i have been necssary to call you at the a trial. However, as it is, it will save a lot of trouble; now we shall only need 1E to find the owners of these bank notes. , I will send off a cart for the things s early as I can get one, and will send a couple of constables round to the houses I where burglaries have been committedl y to request the owners to come over and soee if thoy eon identifyrany- of tlheir property, and those who s so o cn attend t the inquest to-morrow, though I don't I suppose they will be coiled. The chief µ 0 will be mightily pleased when lie hears n of what has taken pl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 26 October 1911
HOOPER U:.&!0 CO .. Beg to arinounce that their Spring Gonda are now in, EVERYTHING OF TIE VERY LATEST. - .ATHERED FROiI THE ENDS OF:THE EARTH. Prace amre cut to Bedifol iok, and d'a.ook at o ur wn low eil goon oroo onvin.e you. SEE OUR WINDOWS SEE OKJR W NDOWS - TI ey sie:a Ma vel of the Drapers irt J. HHOER& O. 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47; 49, 5ir, 55iand 57, Barkly St., Footscray; 37 to 47, SYdnev Roadr .Bru,,swick, and at S Lime Street, Lofi'don;. Eigland. . GREA ..... EXTEN S I ON SALE C. Forge's, The People'. Draper, Neiholeon-Street,*Fooi eray, THE' ALTERATIONS to our SHOWROOMS are now complete, and we propose fo hold a We will sell £2000 worth of New Season's Goods at a very Low Prices . SPECIAL LINES IN ALL DEPARTMENTS, Don't miss our Special Show table, all articles on atme I/ each, and all specially marked for sale, Come Early and Judge for Youa.selcc B ® L . L o o U 0U sb . i In * . n all all the the Newest .Mewest Styles tlyles Good taste ba a garment can't b...
Pickled! [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 26 October 1911
Pickled I A German lady was studying English, and rused to write letters in English to hea, parents. One day the German lady handed a letter to an English friend, sayingg: " Here is a letter whidh I have written to my mother. I want you to read it over and see if it in properly written." The letter was all right excepting the closing phrase, which reand as follows: " Heaven pickhle and keep you I" An investigation proved that the young German woman, in looking for a synony of "preserve," hadoome across " pickle.
NOT A FUNNY BONE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 26 October 1911
NOT A FUNNY BONE.; ' Your "funny bone," as it Is coni monly called, is in reality no bone at all, but a nerve, and its peculiar namen. is a pun on the word "humerus," tth cylindrical bone which runs from the shoulder to the elbow, the ulnar nerve passing around it&( The nerve is here superflcial., and therefore comparatively unprotected, so that it may be easily conmpiressed, and then a blow upoh it causes a strange' tingling sensation- in the-. courso of its distribution.
THE WERRIBEE SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 26 October 1911
THE WERRIBEE SHOW. rThe fiflth annual show held under the aus ices of the .Worribee ald District Agraculturld Society ol Thu'rsd?s. last was an unqualified success in point of --'"attendanco and exlhibits.. 'l ho show arena-being larger than the majority of showi grounds in the .State the pro Seedings can le witnessed without crushing. There is plenty- of elbow - -" roonm for all and evcry.ceass can bo - inspeoted at Leisure, and wl.he one gets 'tired r6f= waling, ahbout 'tie round, , . thsereo is a spacious grand-st:lnd to sit ldo:n in and have a sspll: iit nts ere .ace so mans y things to- eo and.so. nany evenlts, to be witnesased, thereo is lot .a n great de-l'of timle at is visitor's dis S- posal to.take advantage of the seating S.accommodation. The commlitftee visited th -'llogrollds oil the day previous to the show andtslibd hd th necessary arrange' mellats perfected for tile coivroniento of '- esilitoers. Werribeo is noted for the excellenc of.its 'lho-SO fnlesh, and tihe S' ...
The Retort Courteous. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 26 October 1911
The Retort Courteous. Quite recently a warship of the At "lantic Squadron found it necessary to call for a few hours at a military port on the coast of Ireland. Tommy At hins, meeting a full-bearded Irish tar In the street a .couple of hours later, said: "Pat, when are you going to place your whfskers on the Reserve List?" "\hen you place your tongue on the Civil List." was the Irish sailor's reply. "Then I am to understaila that this is your final answer,-.Miss Stubbles?" "MPy final answer." "Nothing can move you?" "Nothing." '"Then my life will be a lonely one and my fate a harsh one, for my uncle with whom I lived has just died and left me-" "That fact somewhat alters the -case. Henry. I cannot- be harsh to one who has sustained such recent be reavement. If I could believe that you are sincere---" "Sincere! Oh, Miss Stubbles!" "You have certainly made an im pression on my heart. Give me time to think -over it." "How long?" "After all, why think of it? Henry. I am yours."- - - "Oh...
"HOARY CRESS." [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 26 October 1911
" IIOARY CRESS.' As the above wooeed. is- iarking ite appe:u'ance, in some parts of the?t " eiastern end of the .shi'o, the follow ing infbrmatlonr; supplied at ..the request of Mr. A. R. Robertson, should be read with interest by those. osnee irnloe in. its- eradication. Department of Agriculture,. Mel-.. bourne; Ootober 12" 19Sl'--SIR.-- "' beg t: acltnowledge. the receipt of . your letter of the 11th +nst, covering. epecimen of a weed- forwarded fbtu identification. The. godernienit - boltanist reports that it is Lepidiume Dritbn L.' " oary Cres. " Tl'le: plant is not poisonoue, bnt as it takes up the pl?lce of iisAful vegeta-. tion it should be suppressed; Olean: etlltivatioir- end the prevention of seeding aid in keepag it down. If the pasture l-aud Is .badly .iifeoted,,, it should be kloughed Til and ltopt uideoi' bare-fallo oantil wveir stirred: for a year; theri' followed`. by root i coaps (tiohlmoeseto.),oi a leafy fod'Ier eropt for a year or two anidthnc The laid may.then ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 26 October 1911
Y our SJ I I Should ". ý. J .rre. Its all very well for folk to say appearances don't count. SThpy do count. The Tailor doesn't make the man but he Smakes all of him but his hands and face during business hours. The kinds of suits we tailor reflect credit on their wearers fitting p?rfectly with that smart hang and style about them Ithat bespeaks the wel dressed man. Splendid range of 'new Season's Patterns just to hand. Call and inspect Satisfaction Guaranteed. MEN'S & BOY'S CLOTHING, Boots & Shoes. TYZACK & CO., "TFIE COIRNEtR Where's Your Light! Don't be fined for having none. Gcet a lamp from the Co-operative Stores. "THE HURRICANE.' The Lamp for the Stable. Sout. You need:not be frightened of the constable if you carry one of these lmps uLrder your buggy seat. It will fit on the dashboard of your buggy or waggon. Cannot shake or blow out. The Lamp For Your S? nDining . Room. A perfectly safe, S centre` draught . .-i - lamp, gmving a oo0 cancle power lood ...