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(COPYRIGHT.) THE MILLIONAIRE'S LAST WILL. PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS IN STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 October 1912
(COPYRIGHT.)' - TH -------- I MILLIONAIRE'S i LAST WILL, . By Hedley Richards, Author of 'A Day of Reckoning,"' "Out of Darkness," ate. 1 PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS IN STORY. JOHN FLETCHER, Millionaire. p * RICHARD FLETCHER, alias Rich ard Forrest, scoundrelly nephew of John Fletcher. SQUIRE TRAFFORD, of Ludden- i foot Hall, the property ;adjoining the estate of the late Mr. Fletcher. STEPHEN HOLT, lawyer. MR. RATHMOIIE, nephew, and Ju- p nior partner of Mr. lolt ; aLso execu tor, in conjunction with MR. GRUNDY, of the will of the decenased millionaire, .Tohn Fletcher. FORBES, John Fletcher's butler. ,TERRY, the village idiot. KA'PTHIEEN MARTIN, John Vict .cher's niere.? ...MRS. TRAFFORD, Si.uiro : Trraf ford's mother. NURSE ftARN[ES, nilght nurse to John Fletcher. NURSE FAIRIDATIIN, day nurse. I MRS. PRESTON, housekeeper. n PAIT :I. CIIAPTE[R V. ,PLAYING I'ROVIDINE. eE. RIichard Fletcher waited quickly el down the winding drive untilt he had reached tile little iv3-ceovred lodge, It and ...
NO TIME FOR POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 October 1912
NO TIME FOR POLITICS,. Dorothy married a young 11.P. (Tll.s is a mlre luve-story), And aiout't caro whether le was, oah,moe! A Liberal or a Tory. They halved tre labors of life, and stil; Are wiis in a world of folly; While Jollh is carrying his little hull, Sho's niursing her little diolly 1 There always are tasks at houme for lIr., Anid she will never forget 'arm ; There are laws to be iuauu at Woestmin eter, And pies to be made at Streathnm, * So, muIiw too buisy to pout or shotl, 'or otlher foilrs' work illld pl:tieO, She can't spare timle to ril.arielllllg about Anld slraltillg pantlloenII's f?aceds tJohn's party is scarcely a fount of fun, With its envies and strifes and tarntr hates, B3it rhes is moslly a reQrry one, 'That Jlolly gives to hIer. playmatas, And site fuels, when she's workiblg the goad day throtgh, T'hat L.. scopi th0t shle Las is plenty It's as noble to tolil in the home i?r two As to talk in thie loluse for twentyl -A. St. J. A.
THE CALENDAR FOR WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 October 1912
"HE CALESDAR FOR WEKCHTS AnIo rMEASUIRES. Tn staler to facilitato quick division of ,:,'eiap', costalaa to aes.arty, so' tock up 'aver xalor" kitchtes t able, iane follos log .ends-a for weights axid tilLasures. .nowi5li sl .t a:lecil ilossulaialslt t sweig? helps siatretrialty itn tsi?g recipes: (iae eupfutal is half a lint. Oitn supnful of flour sweighs four ounces :att[ lltoesulals sistecen level tableslones One . upf ul of butter . .ighs eight o.n cos nod as sixteen level taslespconIsfu. Sugar isthe samst as butter. lean itediitull-sizotd ers sweigh a polnd Ole tsbleslsoo?filt is an oulnce rom One le! "lablespoonful of flour is n quarter of nit oulct. One tablespoonfuf of sugari·s half an Ota iablespoonful of butter is half an ounce. ua lesb-sertspoon is a ihalf. tablespoon tui. -eouar lovel tseasoousful cquul oa n ' tsablo1aisious sl.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 October 1912
8EATT *N TE 80 W IS NOW ON. " ASHION'S LATEST PRODUCTIO ENDS'. / PRICES QUOTED ARE A WONDER TO:ALL:. See ou Winose. our i:.id THEY ARE A TRIUMPH OF ,THE DRAPER'S ART. PLEASE SHOP EARLY AS POSSIBLE TO AVOID THE AFTERNOON7 ORUSHES:6 J. H. HOOPER CO . HOOTSCRAY. EBRUNSWICH and LONDON S .-.. . oo. . c , ... . . Commonwealth , Bank of Australia SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT. DEPOSITS received from one Shilling upwards. Interest at the rate of Three Per Cent. per annum allowed on allU Deposits up to £300. Agencies now open at local Post Offices throughout practically the whole of Victoria. Melbourne Agency: 317 COLLINS STREET. Melbourne, 15th July, 1912. DENISON MILLER, Governor , MONEY WANTED. Tho cry of a manu'acturor so' early in the season causes him to realize at a Big Discount for prompt - Cash. £400 worth of Showroom Summer Goods comprising Blouses. Costumes, Skirts and Children's Dresses which we intend to sncrifide. The prices will make them simply walk out. SiE OuO TVIpWipows. Walk in...
MODERN GERMANY AND THE GERMANS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 October 1912
MUDERN CERMANY 'AND THE CERMAA ES. Professor Miunst.l rherg contributor to tihe "North Aouricanl Revisew" ihlllnttel'saio ossiy ol "Th'e Gerllllsny 'Tle Iwirlnilns, 'sys thle Professor, iwe their illdllstrinl prosperity: (1) ite rugslity,, tief't, naidro lhtred a uste; t2) to iioturtii spirit ouf nter. iass; (, ? ls iohbirii dhlight in. iudus. .rlouls netivity.. Tlhe GCermn -loves hi, ltuusumlelts ln his leisure. ulItriii hnit 1ini bhu hliilpyi .' bi.lu Iost slieivo 'les. slices. Ut lll ' lvlnsrs tIllol work il ilirk, allnd tlihat it shoublI be dune with , . oL. tIll'sst alirt uwholue lrseils - cry. Illiii lii ids.s sil Lihess thligs1 LIlt; irul?essor peloilts ollt llhw luclli l the Ocdr : wh r I wes t thil fuLt tliat lie thinks ;lll ul Litie niioliulsunly nlld ooneodli I thiielssiiliiul.. Io'sr hiii tihu lind ani is never the ilsdividual ;. Itis dtl is tlhe life mul pro . "!.,s Ill tileu e lllllllity. . tier ?is mere tLIIIIIIIII11( 1 ill IL~illiollfi. e' illdil dUiIdulll "u*t us i ...
SELLING A FARM BY INSTALMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 October 1912
' SELLING A FARM BY INSTAL MENTS. ,'very crop takes from thlo soil somer If its tertilsig elemeunts in the teron :if' plait food, which are for ever lost io 1s, and must be roturned every yesa m order to enable the 'lud to produce tue same qualtity and quality of its products of the previous year. If the nisrmcr tails to rsctore to then soil tihe pitnt food wldich the crop hts talkes nut, the producing power of tho soil is graduually dluinishedi,and its value ourreapoluniiugy deerused, until fiinally it becomes, If not outurely barren, *,uito unlrofitable and worthless tor turposes of cultivation. To restore ,xinuastcd soil to original standlard or tertility requires a long, seionratic aod Sspoullsive course of troatmolnt,ilid there I ro in txehlosutign for money the tiungs prltiiuncd by the sacrioce of tie -oiil's natural fertility the owner would :o seCling Jis furin and receivillg paly :or it ih i timhluieits. Even if lie had boen frugal, and is in conliortable cir tnlllsteienea ...
THE DAPHNE BALL. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 October 1912
THE DAPHNE BALL. TO THE EDITOR. Sm,--I have to thank you for the splendid report of the Daphne ball published in your last issue, but would like to draw your attention to an item therein with which " our boys" are not qnite pleased, namely, the alleged absence of gloves, and incidentally the damage that may or may not hlave been caused to " the fair partners'" dresses. Now, Mr. Editor; in fairness to the gentle menr present, I wvould like to in form you and your readers that only one gentleman was. present without, gloves, and as he was a visitor, from. the city, arntd apolo gised to us for their absence, he was allowed to join -in with. the rest. While allowing that 'glovses are onlya .tai.tiling, in, justice to, 'the Daphne gents; Iti ust you will .publish the letter and show that notwithstanding anything that may have been published to the con trary, at least .on: this occasion "gloves were not found wa'lting." Yours, etc., .. BERT lM'CONNELL, HoE. Seoc. Daphne Quadrille Club. LO...
THE [?] WILBUR [?]RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 October 1912
inr L"..: .i1. ViklLkUU IRICHT. In appearance, in mode of soecl,, and in actions, Wilbur and Orvild Wright .vorn strongly contrasted, roumidingi you .it every turn that each had tint those ;ualities the other lancked, tlaingh both ..td tremendous resolution, nuodeuty. ..aid self-control. Of wordh Wilbur \'right was' over the most staring of men, but lie would.oxpress more of the root of the matter inl a sentetce than. .east men coudd convoy in five ninutes' taIlk.. 1Uo was almost painfully ihy, hut ,ou realised his strengtk and hi extra ,rdinary powers of clear thinking and laose reasoning whenever he sxaket You, .tight style hansI ut immlnsel y intense . yan,. yet ont with, the readicst sens of •.iaimour for ho and Ihis brother alwayn. .,gardcd their joint work as "great una," and werro over roady to laugh at or .ith one nnother, for never were frantk .cr crlics of tmlintnselvsu. During the ..st year or two, unfortunattly tooan muclt if W\lbur Wright's tnme was taken up .ttondigt t...
QUITE A COMFORT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 October 1912
QUITE A COMFORT. The second floor room of the little cot taog was decorated with a shrivelled lnot ooar's Christoac wroath,. dlopondiag fromo -hc oroensd' end torn blind, anl on eitho,' "ide of the wreanh were piinted little ;iags. It gave the cottngo a particular ly festivo appearancero. (hon of t nCigh= :torig1 Wonomen. a br;'ii:and lii?l?m peor :i:l' ot" middlo.'ogo. ?n?ppcd e i."ssirg ailnd looked or the windiiw curiouslyn and' as shel did so a little old. wotman. is with,. ered and' alrivelll nas '. Chiriotmatn wreath, came and bid hot "'lood zaorn itng." . ' . "Good motnin' to yoeu MiL COowley," said the neighbour, cordially. '"lt's cli brattu' ye are I nau b' th' dcoratioas, an' miguEty foio they look. Ye musto h'havo ts Chtristota.' The little old woman smiled: "Yes," she natlnuted. "I'm celcbra tin' thts laot lIscnte, th' b!y. ' ie' cotoit' nowo this day.t" bis. that nso" exclaimed tho.noigh bour. "Torry's comtn' hlomo. Ye don't tell mo.. I thought he 'aus sent up Ifo tVo y...
WERRIBEE SHIRE COUNCIL. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1212. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 October 1912
WERRIBEE SHIRE COUNCIL. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1912. Present-Or. Beumish (president) in the chair, and Ore. Troup, Robin son, Comben, Browne,. Bayley, Agar, MoMurra.y, Sexton,. Shaw,. Canny and Johnson. CORRESPONDENCE. From Postal Department, stating: that owing to trees, in WVotton, Street interfering with the proper: working of the telegraph lines,.it is, the intention of the Department to have auch. trees cut-or lopped.-Re ceived. From Public Health Department,. stating that Itn order to. prevent the spread of dilptheria,. suggesting action. itn regard to. taking swab)s. for bacteriological. exmnination. Receiv.ed.... From Publiao Iealtlh:Dyartmen t,. drawing attention; to.. the cfollolvinge retarlse-of Dr, Manly n- his-.annrual report'for 19tl: re drainago of Wor rihoe,.and Kingsv.ille and Q!eoitn villo eeat',, also. that ;to by-lawn: exist regulating the keepilng o" pigs:in. the Shire, tltnd stating that. ho w.ill be glad to learn what,. action. has been. taken.-To. be ill- _f...
GROWING POTATOES UNDER STRAW. A HINT FOR AMATEUR GARDENERS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 10 October 1912
GROWING POTATOES UNDEI STRAW. A HINT FOR AMATEUR GARDEON ERS. Major Mair, of Rerewhakaitn, neal Rotorua, gives the "Now Zealamni Farmer" the following interesting no count of growing potatoes unide straw. The grower -'writes -"In the win ter of 1911 I read something aboul growing potatoes under straw, and decided to try the experiment in a small way. I dug spade deep a plot of ground four feet square, which had been broken up the previous season. and mixed with it f.ve or six shovels of inferior stable manure. For seed I took one large Up-to-Date tuber, witl nix strong spur-like shoots, and cul it into four pieces : these 1 plantel two inches deep within the square, two feet apart. Then I covered the whole space with from three to foul inches of oat straw, through which I sprinkled two double handfuls no Kempthorne and Prosser's special potato manure. Then I covered the lot with an inch of soil, to prevent the straw from blowing away. This was on October 30th. By the middle of Decem...
THE DAIRY. TREATMENT FOR CAKED UDDER. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 10 October 1912
THE DAIRY. TRIATMENT FOR GAKIfD UDDER. Caked udder is a dangerous trouble destroying one or more quartr of many adders every year. It is im portant to eommece treatment upon the firwt appearnce of the symp toms. Moot eases of caked udder are not very serious t promptly han died. Good trestmant Is bathing with hot water, thorough massaging and rcobing with a, amphorated ointment (two tabl?poontfls of gum camphor dissolved in 12 tablespoon uls of lard). Thin together with fre quent mtilkig, gentle treatment, good housing, and light feeding for several days wilt care most cases before they can cause serious trouble. In severe cases of caked udder the cow becomes dangerously sick, with chills and fever. The thing to do then is to call in a veterinarian at once, or if that is impossible, give a drench such as is recommended by Dr. Alexander, of Wisconsin, as fot' lows : One pound of lipsom valts, one ounce each of powdered saltpotre; and ground ginger root, 20 drops of tine tnre of aconi...
HIS OBJECT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 10 October 1912
HIS OBJECT. Pater : "I wish Mnry's young man would come round after supper." .Mater : "That's all he does come after." " When I grow up," said Bob, "t am going to be an. architect and draw pictures of big houses and make other people build 'em and pay me for letting 'em .do It." The Scotsman keepn the Sabbath and everything else he lays his hand on. The Welshman prays on his kneen on Sunday and on his neigh bours on week-&lt;ays. Quite the worst case of seldshness that has been recorded is the youth who complained because his mother pot .a bigger mustard plaster on hbin younger brother than she did on him. A prolbeor calculates that the earth is shrinking about two ioches a year. That necounts for the ner vous anxiety manifelted . by some people to poasme it while it in of the same saie. $Lt*.
WERRIBEE TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 10 October 1912
WERRIBE1 TENNIS OLUB., The gents' double tonrnament will I2. commenced oni S.tturduy uast aud as a largo nunber of on. tries have been, received sume keen coutests are expected. Th'eoladirs 8inglb0' is now ill full awillgnd all the games of the firet rui'nd were very closely contestoJ.. Tllhe. clb io, out of debt alnd has aiu l 'nitll cratlit balance in laud., Titoe memlblbrhip has increased, considea:?biy micilce tla beoginling of the seUeasO, and thle comnmittee are coIuohieiniug are - cou sidering aetellsvu iuhlprovru?ls to the courts: Thudraw and'haltdicapa for toe genta' doubles' ,re as fol. lawa Ro?.. L. C0cil nold Mr. A. D. Rowan reoiivo 15'; Mesars. Guenei and I. Walker. rueeive 15. Messrs. WV. Baker and P, WVil liams receive J.15 v. Rev. J. Ourrie and AIr,. P. Didier receive O, ': leMosre. P. Taylor and- V. Austin owe 15 v. Messrs. G, Troup and. J; Healey receive 15. M?ossr W. J. Unlder and W. Hurst owe 15 v B Mesar'. Buxton and Tyzack SCP, -
PEARSON, ROWE, SMITH & CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 10 October 1912
'EA.SON, RIOWE,, SMITH &. Co.'S At Newmarket on Tucesday M?osrs. Pearson, Rowe, Smith' & Co. ?ild--Fat 726 marino Vothers,, John Mason," Alton Valo; .278. crossbred wethers, John ason,Alton Vale ; 278 orossbred weth. ors, front Melton, to 27s 8d; 1AO:morino wethllers and owes, C. H. Atkinson, Hat field, to 16e id;, 120 comeback .and morinosewes, George Jackson, Nathalia; 118" crossbreds, 2 tooth, shorn,. t. Honmy,. Riverdale, to. 14s Id ; avoraging 18s Od;, 112..crosabrod ewes (shorn), R. Henry - Greavos,'~' Gannon's Farm, at 16s 7d ;.112 crossbred wothors (shorn) from Bolindas, ls (d;. 1i1 crossbred. owes, 0. E.. Dosailly,. Naranghli; 108 orossbred owes, shorn,' 0. A. Widdis, Chahl Sing, to 16s 2d; 105 crossbred and merino ewes, D Dickio, BIrrigan,; 105 crossbred nod merino iowes, D. Dickio, Berriganf;105 crossbred owes, I. Dob. son, Nulinga;' 108 crossbred and merino owes, G. Dickio, Borrigan ; 101 2-tooths, shorn,. A. Daly 'Mafoking, to 16s 8d, averaging,. 12s . 7...
THE PEOPLE'S LIBERAL PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 10 October 1912
TIHE PEOPLE'S LIBERAhL, PARTY. A meeting'. of Liberals was: held in the Mechanics' Institute on Monday evening: for the pur- pose of forming' a. woman's branch of the above party.. Mr..A. J. McDonald,. president: of the W erribee: branch of the: People's.Party,. was. voted to the chair.. * Miss. Laing-?'eason;. organiser. of' the People's Liberal. Party,. attended, and: who was. well re ceived; said. that she had' met: with. a charming: response from: the Liberals. in Werribee, .andL thanked Mi·. J. Beamish,. juin.,. and those present,. for assisting: her.. Miss Meason, whlo is an enter taining and.. uent speaker, tlihii addiessed . tlie ,mheetiig upon' v.arious plainks of the. Liberakl 'pitform, mand urged the nedos- sity for increased. organisation. amongst Liberals. She said that: the battle was goir, to be one: of the, biggest and ate feared. one of the bitterest \t had. ever taken. place in the'history' p of Australian politics. ' liqss l.rfeason pointed out the wea~ia. Sness i...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 10 October 1912
MELBOURN130 MARKETS. DENSLEY & JOILNSTON'S It.EPORT At 'Nowmnarlet on Tuesday. Moerss Donsley & Joheston.sold -Fat sheep VWo;hors-204 (shorn. 2.tooth) S. R. Prowse, Grasspan,,. MIorago, N.S.W., t 18s, avertiging 14s 11,1100 moriuo, G. F. Loithli, Miluo's Bridge;. outside, 110 shorn 2.tooths, Jas. L. ?Iarsh,: Thyra Road,. Monms, N.R.W., to ilis, avg 14s 8d ;100 crossbroe, W. J. Bryant, Fair bank ;. '7T shorn, crossbred, and. merino Messrs;: Joss and "Sone,. Tho Spri!gs, ll.athourn, N.S.W., former at 15s, latter at 12s 7d; 273. crossbred and merino Win. F. MceKindlay,. Gloneoy,. Wonm boots, N.S.1V.,. former at 19i 8d, latter 1I1 ld.;.42 merino,: Mr. E. R. Davies, 1lobrooban; N.S.W., ."t t. )Ts 115 d ;21 shorn merino, Goo. oallagber,11-i?ylt?ins' P.O.,.N: :W:iV t 4s. 0.; 10 crossbred 'ilsd caoobnclc, W?,i. A. fi.niill, "Fairfield," Greenvale, to 19os d.; 9 2-tooths, J. 1V Caird,B Moira, N.S.?V., to 23s.; 4 2-tooth, shorn,. \Vmi Glo no,' Mineova, fTlyra load, Moainn, N.S...
NO MORE HAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 10 October 1912
NO MORE RAIL. -4--t-- The Comte de Beauchamp a dintin guished Paris physician, is hailed ns one of the greatest henofactors of Agriculture that France has ever known, owing to his discovery of an eflicaeious hail destroyer. Some time ago the count discover ed that hail cannot form when there in no electricity in the air. In the course of a long series of experiments in which he was an.isted by GCen. de Negrier, .he has perfected an instru ment, like a lightning conductor, which drains the atmosphere of any electricity with which it is charged. For some time pant this hall des troyer has been working with snecese in rural districts formerly particular ly ubjectedl to hail Atorms, which, it is estimated, coat the farmers and fruitgrowers of the country not les than £8,000,000 a year. Convinced by these renuolts, the Paris municipal council has decided to instal in the capital a system of hail destroyers. They will hbe placed at. three of the highent points of the city-namely, at the s...
SELLING A FARM BY INSTALMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 10 October 1912
SELLINC. A , ARML: BY INSTAL. iuvery crop takos from the soil rome of its fortilisiug elements in the form of plalnt food, which ore for over lost to it, and musto be returied every year inl order to eoublo the lanid.to produce it'b sanmt quantity and quality of its products ot the previous your.. If 'tho tarmnor fals to restore to the soil tlme plant fodd which the crop hres tahkon olt, the produlcing power of the soil is :gradually diminishod, and its value correspondingly decreased, until finally it bunnies, if not enoatirely barren, quito unprofitable and worthless for uerposos of cultivation. 'Io restore .slhaust.d soil to original standard of fortility requires a loug, scientalio and txponsive course of troatment,and there aote in excshanging for money ther tlngso produced by the sacrilice of the Mil's natural fertility the owner would bt wsiling his farm laiund receiving loy for it in innstelitents.. Even if lie hail bten frugal, and is in comfortablo cir onlestanceo wvhen th...
(COPYRIGHT.) THE MILLIONAIRE'S LAST WILL. PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS IN STORY. JOHN FLETCHER, Millionaire. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 10 October 1912
(COPYRIGHT.) THE - MILLIONAIRE'S &lt; LAST WILL. By Hedley Richards, Author of "A Day of Reckoning," "Out of Darkness," etc. PRINCIPAIl CHARACTERS IN STORY. JOHN FLETCHER, Millionaire. RICHARD FLETCHER, alian Rich ard Forrest, scoundrelly nephew of John F?letcher. SQUIRE ?TRAFIF'ORD, of Iluddon foot Hall, the property adjoining the estate of the late Mr. Fletcher. STEPHEN HOI.T. lawyer. MRi. RATHMORE, nephew, and ju nior partner of Mr. Holt; also eiocu tor, in conjunction with MRT. GRUNI)Y, of the will of the deceased mll:innaire, John Fletcher. FORDES, John Fletcher's butler. JERRY, the village idiot. KATHIEEN MARTIN, John Flet cher's niecer.. MRS. TRAFFORD, Squire Traf ford's mother. NURSE BARINES, Kathlcen's com panion and chaperone. MRS. PRESTON, housekeeper. P'ART 4. CHAPTER VII. RTCHARD1 FIPET'rCHIER HIfEARS SOME NEWS. "I wonder who my correspondent is 7" Mrs. Trnllord said, as she open ed the envelope and drew ourt a sheet of exercise paper; then read : " 'The police ...