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JOTTINGS FROM DOOKIE. RECORD PRICES FOR STOCK RECREATION RESERVE, A. N. A, AND BRANCH LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
JOTTINGS FROM DOOKIE. RECORD PRICES FOR STOCK RECREATION RESERVE, A.N.A, AND BRANCH LINE. (From Our Own Correspondent). Mr Edward Tacey. local butcher, made a big hit. at thbo Tatura stock sale last Thursday, when amongst the competi tion of thirteen leading butchers from surrounding towns, he bought all the primest and highest priced stockc at the market, paying as high as £14 10j for cows, £13 5s for bullocks, £11 2s 6d for heifers, £1 9s 6d to £1 43 9d for ewes and fat lambs. A pen of 25 fat lambs averaged £1 9 6ti per head. The work ef grading the newly pur ohased recreation reserve has been com menced, the work I aving been let by contract. A road machine loaned by the Sbeppartou Shire Ocuncil is being used, and is doing splendid work. The ground has been surveyed and a football boundary pegged out; and it should not be long before the leather starts flying through the air. The fence on the north side is being moved back, and probably all the work will be completed in a short E...
NAPOLEON AND SCIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
NAPOLEON AND SCIENCE. We think of Napoleon as the great Lord of.War, the butcher of human lives, the builder of a great empire, built only to fall even before the death of its founder. It is well to remember that his gen ius was great also in other most last ingly fruitful fields. He was not only a great warrior, but also a great states-' man-and as such he did not fail to re alise the importance to the community of arts and sciences. Writing to the astronomer Oriani, from Milan, which he had entered in triumph, Napoleon said: "The sciences which do honor to the human mind and the arts which em bellish life and perpetuate great achievements for posterity, should be especially honored under free govern ments. " . I invite the scholars to meet and to give me their opinions as to the means that should be taken, and the. needs to be fulfilled, in order to bring new life and activity into the sciences and the fine arts. Those who wish to go to France will be received with dis tinction by...
The Grateful Father. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
The Grateful Father. A young man, at the risk of his life, saved a beautiful girl from drowning. Her grateful father seized the rescuer of his daughter by the hand, and, in a voice trembling with emotion, said: - "Noble youth, to you I am indebted for everything that makes life dear. to me. Which reward will you take -fifty thousand pounds or the hand of my daughter?" "I'll take the daughter," replied the heroic rescuer, thinking thereby to get both the girl and the money. "You have well chosen," replied the grateful father. "I could not have given you the fifty thousand pounds just yet, anyhow, as I have not laid up that amount, being only a contri butor to the magazines; but my daughter is yours for life. Bless you, my children."
What It Meant. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
What It Meant. " A good story is being told of a Parliamentary candidate who is "nur sing" a Sussex constituency. in view of the next election. He was earnest ly expounding the emancipation of the laborer to -an agricultural audience, and was approaching the heart- of the subject, when lie noticed that the. countrymen. looked uneasily at one another. Could it be that he had not made the.necessity of the great deliv-. erance clear-to their minds. He re traced the steps, and enforced some of the prelim'nary points over again. The uneasiness of the audience visi bly increased. At last one stalwart cottager rose and made for the door. It was a sig nal for a general movement. The elec tors bore the candidate no ill-will they simply filed out. He wiped his brown, and turned in despair to the chairman. "What does it mean?" he asked. "I called them -to liberty, and they turn their backs on me!" S""It means," said the chairman, "that they fully appreciate your prin ciples, but it is nearly t...
GOLF CLUB'S ANNUAL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
GOLF CLUB'S ANNUAL MEETING The annual meeting of the Shepparton Golf Club was held at the Urban Trust office on Monday evening, Mr J E Byass in the chair .The treasurer's report showed : total revenue, £34 2s 103; expoidituro, £21 19s lid; credit balance,..£12 2s lid. A letter wrs reed from the president of the Mooroopna Club, inviting Shep. parton members to join the club, if the report was correct that Shepparton was not likely to have a course this year. Decided that members should keep to their own course, leaving it optional to those who desired to join Mooroopua to do so, Election of oficebearers resulted as follows: President, Mr J E Byass; vice president, Mr H B Harvey; treasurer, Mr H A Fisher; ereretary, Mr H T Lanyon; committee, Messre W M'C. Abernely, M Grant,. F Giliingham, A Fairley, T N Mutoz, T J M'Ivor and Dr J M'Konna. Handicappers, Messrs T J M'Iver, Goo. Shawe and J E Byass. Ladies to appoint their own handicap. pars, Mr Biloam to be ground.keepor. The annual sub...
Something to Help. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
Something to Help. When -the Kaiser announced to Prince von Buelow that he had deci ded to appoint him Chancellor of the Empire,, he was surprised to see a shadow of disappointment cross the statesman's face. ' What's the matter?" he demanded. "Are you not satisfied?" "Pardon -me, sire," replied the Prince, "I did not wish to appear un grateful, but I was thinking of my wife. I know that she detests the im mense Chancellor's palace, where we shall have to live, and she will want the whole of the interior thoroughly cleaned and redecorated. I am afraid, therefore, that we shall have to pass the nest two or threen months in the midstof ;cleaning operations." "Doi't worry about that, my dear von Bueloj," -replied the Kaiser. "Present'mni??bet compliments to the Princess, and- tell her that I shall have much pleasure in helping her to make the task of cleaning easier for her." The new-made Chancellor thanked him, and retired, certain that the Kaiser would place, a regiment of cleaners a...
OLYMPIA. IN THE ARENA OF SPORT. SHEPPARTON AND DISTRICT FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
OLYMPIA. IN THE ARENA OF SPORT. SHEPPARTON AND DISTRICT FUOTBALL ASSOOIATION. The annual mooeting of the Shopparton and District (Junior) Football Associa tion was held on Tuesday evening at Nolan's Cri'crion Hotel, the president (Mr W A M'Kinnon) being in the chair. Prior to the business of the annual meeting being taken, delegates repre senting last year's association Imet to deal with applications for admission from Silver Star (Sheppsrton), Arcadia, Caniambo, and Caniambo West clubs. The old club represented were Sheppar ton Imperial (Messrs H Bunes and T Mahoney), Kialla (Mr J Millersick), Grahbamvale (Messrs A Maskell and W Coppin), Workesa' United (Messrs G Taylor and Patterson). The delrgates appearing on behalf of the new clubs were Mosere J Cabill and J Gourlay (Caniambo West). Briggs and M'Clus. key (Arcadia), Ivo Reed and T M'Csart (Silver Star). A very lengthy diecussion ensued in connection with the applications, and each was taken separately, and the various represent...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
.WE LSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The Welsbach Air Gas Ma chine is so sim ple that a child can work it with impunity, Suitable for 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 all cost to you. Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, '180 LTONRDALIE T.. MiETABOURTNE. THE EQUITY TRUSTEES, EXECUTORS, & AGENCY CO. LTD. Subscribed Capital . . '£125,000 Reserved Liability . . £100,000 Guarantee Fund . . . £10,000 Registered Offices: 25 QUEEN STREET,:MELB. Board of Directors: EDWARD FANNING, Esq., Mer chant, Chairman. W; H. IRVINE, Esq., K.C., M.P.. Barrister at Law. DONALD MACKINNON, Esq., M.L.A., Barrister at Law. R. G. McCUTCHEON, Esq., M.L.A STEWART McARTHUR, Esq., Bar rister at Law. This Company is specially em powered by Act of Parliament (No. 978) to act as...
ROCHESTER RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
ROCHEBTER RACES. The Rochester Racing Club meeting held yesterday, wsa very successful. There was a good attendance. Results : Rochester Handioap.-Chalmers 1, Tinonee 2, Bentfoot 3. Five starters. Won by a neck in 1.511. 2 to 1 on the winner Novelty Pony Roco-Well Shot 1, Artist 2, Miss Argyle 8, Five starters. Won by a neck in Sloecs. Flying Stakes-Lucikoff 1, Footlass 2, Stella Gay 3. Six starters. Won by a head in 1.6. 3 to 1 aget Lucikoff Trotting Race-Crucible 1, Kat'leon 2, Sirocco 3. Four starters. Won very easily in 4.12." Even money the winner Autumn Handicap - Raconteur 1, Doeoch an' Doris 2, Pine Hill 3. Deorh an' Doris and Raconteur ran a dead heat, the latter winning the run-off by three lengths in 1.20 Four starters. 5 to 4 agest the winner.
WHICH END OF A POST SHOULD BE UP. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
WI-iCH END OF A" POST^SHOULD BE UP. It is a common belief among farm ers that a post will last longer if set in the ground the reyerse of the way I grew in the tree, in other words, with the butt end up. Accordingly one sees many posts, especially end and gate posts, with the small end down. The supposition is that sap in a tree is always ascending, or at least that it is easier for the sap to go up' than down. Consequently, it is argued, turning a post upside down tends to prevent the rise of water, helps to keep the wood dry, and, therefore, renders it less liable to de cay. As a matter of fact, sap or water can flow in either direction with equal facility and the popular notion to the contrsry is incorrect. Careful experiments on the relative -durability of post timbers have been made by the Ohio Agricultural Experi ment Station (says the "Scientific American") and the above questiot. was considered. One fence in par ticular contained 156 black locust posts, of which 86 were set ...
SHEPARTON GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
SHEPARTON GUN CLUB, The club held a very successful shoot yesterday, 298 birds passing through the traps. Results: Voumard Trophy-Won by J Dow. ney, 9 out of 11; F Gough, 2nd, 8 out of 11 No 1 Sweep-Won by A Quinlan, 4 out of 4. No 2 Sweep-Divided by J Darby and A Quinlan, 4 out of 5 No 8 Sweeoop (starlings) - Divided by F Gough and M Halpin, 8 out of 8. No 5 Sweeop-Won by A Quinlao, 8 out of 8 ,
CONCERT AND SOCIAL. A DRIVE THROUGH FLOOD WATERS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
CONCERT AND SOCIAL. A DRIVE THROUGH FLOOD WATERS. The members of the Shopparton Orchestra-the full strength of 16-gave a concert last evening in aid of their funds, at the Presbyterian Church, Pine Lodge South. They went forth in a four-in-hand drag, and drove through fully six miles of water, for the countly round about was flooded after the 24 inches of rain that had fallen there. The audience in the church building was a very large one, and quite a feast of music was provided, the programme be ing : Overture, "gavotte," the Orchestra; song, "The Lost Chord," Mrs W T Matthews; walltz, "Fairy Dreams," the Orchestra; song, "Sweet Adeline," Mr W 8 James; violin solo, " Romance in F," Mr F Young; song, "The Village Pump," Mr E G Simpson; hymn, "Nearer My God to Thee" (arranged by Mr,F Ybung), the Orchoes tra ; song, " The Brssoon," Mr J Daish. Part II: Overture, "Editha," the Orchestra; song, " Ora Pro Nobis," Mrs W T Matthews; song, " Mary," Mr W S James; overture, "Donna Nobis" (arr...
PUBLIC BATHS FOR SHEPPARTON. PROPOSAL SUBMITTED TO THE URBAN TRUST. 150FT LONG; 50FT WIDE; 10FT DEEP. WHAT'S YOUR PRICE FOR THE WATER? [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
SPUBLIC BATHI F "R SEEP PARTON. PROPOSAL SUBMITTED TO THE URBAN TRUST. I50FT- LONG; 5OrT WIDE; 10-r DEEP. WHAT'S YOUR PRICE FOR THE WATER ? The Shepparton Urban Waterworks Commissioners had risen from their meeting on Tuesday evening, when in rushed- Mr Cosla, fruiterer, of Wynd horn-street, with a proposal to ereob public bathe for the use of citizens. Corn F W Fair fonmerly introduced Mr Costa to his colleagues. They had bought fruit from him many times but the introduction was nevertheless ndcosEsry, now that the question was a watery one. He was stated to have written to the Trust some time ago asking for water for the bathe. Only the other day membhoe of the Sheppar ton State-Fchool committee wcnt out in search of a locality suitable for a bath, and found one just below Com Rose's residence. Com G W 1 Rose: Yes, a very good place too. (A laugb). 'Com'Fair: Someltitme ago the Shire Council had before it the qucstion of eletoing a public bath on a piece of land belonging to ex-Co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
IFor Children's Hacking Cough at Night, 1 Woods' Great PeppcamintCure,ls6d. THE RECENT EPIDEMICS OF" SMIALLPOX AND DIPHTHERIA Would certainly not have attained such proportions if the hygienic fact were more generally known that the disinfection of the mouth by a reliable and harmless antiseptic is a great pro tecting factor agairsts all ailments where the infection is through the throat or respiratory tract. By putting 3 drops of SANDER'S EUCALPT EXTRACT, on a piece of loaf-sugar and allowing it to dissolve in the mouth that cavity is thoroughly dis infected. The volatile nature of SANDER'S EXTRACT makes it penetrate every crevice. SANDER'S EXTRACT is not n.aseous nor de pressing like the common eucalyptus and possesses great antiseptic power. By using SANDER'S EXTRACT, you avoid the uncertain composition of the lozenge you have the benefit of the strongest antiseptic that can be used with safety, and the result is protection - "om all infection. SFor Chronic Chest Complaints, I Wo...
AT THE METHODIST SCHOOL HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
AT THE METHODIST SCHOOL HALL. At the Methodist Sunday-school Hall, Maude-street, last evening a social was held by the Christian Endeavor Society, the proceede to go to the maintenance of a miseionary in the South islands. There was a large attendance, and Mr C Palling presided. The following was the programme :-Overture, piano duet, Miessa Hilda and Dot Thorn; recita tion, Miss E Taylor; song, Mr Frede. rick; recitation, Mrs Codlin; song, Mrs Ickeringill; duet, Messrs Harrie and Horeborough (encored); duet, Mrs Ickeringill and Miss I Thorn ; :recita tion, Mr E Haisman, junr; songs, Mr Frederick, Mr Horeborough, Mr Harrie; duct, Meesrs Harris and Horeborough. The accompanistie were Mrs Harrie and Miss Eva Thorn. The Endeavorers then passed around refreshments, after which games were-indulged in until a late hour
The Neighborly Spirit. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
The Neighborly Spirit. The neighborly spirit is an excel lent thing to cultivate, although not, perhaps, as it is cultivated in the fol lowing story: "How do you like your new home?" a friend asked a man who had re cently moved into the village. "Pretty well." "Have you called on your neigh bors yet?" "I haven't yet," the newcomer ad mitted. "But I'm going to if any more of my wood and coal is miss-. ing."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
Ill.NIl ASSURANCE CO. SLTD. ESTD. 1782. WORKERS' COMPENSATION. FIRE. ACCIDENT. LOS8ES PAID EXCEED £9o000,O000 Louee by BUSH FIRES and by LIGHTNING 'ar made gobd by this Company. AGENTS WANTED. VIO TmIAN 461 TO 471 BOURKE ST., se. OFrnw: MELBOURNE, DALCETY & CO. LTD., AGENTS. POULTRY FOR EXPORT. All Classes wanted. We buy by Uve weight. Crates lent. No Commission or Cartage Charged. Chickens & Ducklings, 6d lb. Old Fowls from 2/- to 4/6 pair, any breeds. DAVID HYLAND & 80N8, SENNITT'S FREEZING WORKS, MELBOURNE. FOIL CHILDREN 'rIEt:TH]ING. twere Is niotnr etual to IKEIRNO'I"S SOOTi NG P'O?W)DRS. T'i'trey se a safe and certaln remedy; 1/- pkts.; posted 1/1 stamps. KERNO'T. Chemist, GEI.t ONG. Mother's Busy Day. i.. ,The monologue artist was movring his audience to tears. S"Dear old mother!" lie was saying. "I will never forget It w she used to rock all of its children to sleep. There 'were nineteen of us, and by the time : ""she had us rocked to sleep the alarm ...
Poetic Justice. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
Poetic Justice. Little. things can be very trying at times, especially when they happen to you. ilr. Fry thought something like this when, one wet morning.. hI could " not find his umbrella. Like most married men, hle believed inl the max im, "when in trouble blame your Sife." "I .say, Mary," he shouted, "what on earth has happened to my new um brella?. I brought it hlome last nighlt, a" nd now it's gone: and, of course, it's raining like mad!" -'"'Why, it's hardly raining at all!" said .Mary. "But last night it was simply pouring when the vicar left, and so I lent him your umbrella." "What a silly thing to do! I shall never see it again now, so I may as well buy another to-day!" f "How can you be so wicked, Perci val? As if tile vicar would stoop to stealing your umbrella!" "Stoop to stealing it be hanged! I borrowed it from hiin a couple of months ago!"
In Trouble Again. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
In Trouble Again. Traveller. (to an Irishman): .Well, Mike, I see you have a .small garden. "Yes, sorr!" "What are you going, to set in it for next season?". "Nothing, sorr. I set it with pota toes last year, and not one of their came up." "That's strange. How do you ex plain it?" "Well, sorri the man next door to me set his garden full of onions." "Well,. had . that anything to do with your potatoes not growing?" "Yes, sorr. Bedad,'them onions was that strong that my potatoes couldn't see to grow for, their eyes, water ing!"
A Persuasive Tongue. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 14 May 1914
A. Persuasive Tongue. At school in Cornwall, Mr. Rudyard Kipling,- never a brilliant scholar, was known as "Gigs": (i.e., "gig-lamps," meaning spectacles), and was esteem. ed because he won the confidence of an austere spinster who kept the lo cal tuckshop, with the help of three cats.. She hated the college youths, grndgingly took their cash, and stern ly denied them credit. But "Gigs" went round one day, and, while his companions were bursting v-it, sub dued laughter,..he blandly "talked cat" to the old lady, and .succeeded in win ning. ler confidence to such an extent that his name-the only one-was placed on her books.