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NEW STATE SCHOOL COMMITTEE. FIRST MEETING OF MEMBERS. REV. N. D. HERRING ELECTED CHAIRMAN. IMPROVEMENT OF SCHOOL GROUNDS. EMPIRE DAY CELEBRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 30 March 1914
ctaTE school com st mittee. ..1B,lMEIilHNGOb'MEMB?KS ^.n,i:ssELEaTED jjiPlBE PAY CELEBRATION. The first meeting of the newly fleeted school committee, held ; nil Friday night at the High «ci>ool, was a favorable augury of "(lie good work to be done by numbers for the ensuing term nf three years. Business was (aten in hand with a flrai grip from the start, anil 110 time was wasted in useless, frivolous speeches. Mr J. B. Brunton, head lna-ter, Shepparton State-school' presided at openinp of proceed ings, when there wore present: Hers Geo. Paul, i\. D. Herring i a!,(i. W. Thomas, with Messrs. j jV-ung and M'Gorniack. 'ilr. Brunton led off with a brief statement of the steps ta_/ ten to elect a committee, and the nature of the business to be transacted that evening. Election of Chairman. A preliminary discussion look if. the term for which place as 10 uu; iv«» the chairman should be elected _oue or three years. .Mr. H. Young thought the rc euiations provided that the chair man shoul...
HAY. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 30 March 1914
HAY. Manger hay: £4/10 to £5:; J sheaves: £3 to £3/5: ahaft'i'.t « " sheaves, £3 to £3/5; a £2/5 to £'2/10: Victoi■«». £l/i2/6 to £2/5; Tasmania" £•'! to £3/5. THE COIXANDER FUND. We have pleasure roulainba, in aid of the ColTandcr I'1'11 -tiul. lodging receipt oi' Waiter M. Stewart, j ool?/S
HEALTHY MAIZE SEED. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 30 March 1914
HEALTHY MAIZE SEED. . In the Iowa experiments the low yielding samples of maize in every case gave a poor stand. How. can Victorian farmers effect an' improvement ? Largely - by following the.method advised by Mr Richardson."with wheat. The crops are now ripening; and this is the time "to turn over a new leaf'.!' Growers should methodi cally select cobs; from plants showing the, greatest vigor dur j irig. growth. It is infinitely safer to select from the plants than from -the bins. The New South: Wale's Department, following merican authority, advises se lection 011 a score card, system as followsTruene'ss to type, •15; shape. 5; color .10; uniform ity, JO; filling of^the tip and butt' 5; length and ■circumference, of the cob,. 10; condition of seed,' 5; shape and uniformity of ker nels, 1 0;-space between rows, 10; proportion of grairi to- core;' 20; total, 100 points. It is explain ed that trueness to type should refer to color, shape,, habit and the general characteristics'." of ...
LOCAL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 30 March 1914
LOCAL. MARKET. PnrrKtt (celling) ... )« 2d to Is 4d Eocs (giving) ... lid dm Bacon (selling) ... Is to Is "2d Ham (soiling)"... 1b 2d to Is4d II) W&eat (giving) ... 3s 5Jd bushel Ciiakk (selling) :.. £3 6s ton Onions (selling) ... 10s per owt. Potatoes (selling) new 7b owt. Flode (selling) ... los 3d bag ' Bran (sellingT .. Is Id bus Poixabd (selling) ... is Id bus . Cau Skins (giving) 6dperlb .Sheep Skins (giving) 3jd per lb Hide .'giving).* .- 4|dperlb'
REVEALS COMPLEXION. SECRET OF THE SPANISH. LADY TELLS HOW THEY KEEP THEIR YOUTHFUL COMPLEXIONS. EVEN AT SIXTY. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 30 March 1914
REVEALS COMPLEXION. ' SECRET OF THE SPANISH. LADY TELLS HOW TIIEY KEEP THEIR YOUTHFUL COM PLEXIONS. _ EVEN AT SIXTY. "As a young girl," writes "one of our readers, "I always had a nice clear and delicately-tinted complexion, but on reaching the age' of thirty it changed; com pletely. The chilly winter winds and rain made my skin rough, and dry—my face used to burn and smart horribly after the slightest exposure to- frost or cold. I felt Very worried to see the dreadful ^change-that was taking ' place". -About this time I went for a trip "abroad, and while .U'avelliug in the south of Spain, became, intimate with an elderly Spanish lady. Knowing how proud the Spanish girls are of their lovely sicin, and hoping she could help me, I told1 her of my trouble. She advised me to obiain two ounces of rose water one dram tincture of benzoin and two ounces of ordinary (lowers of oxzoin from the chem ist, which. she said, I could mix myself, and after shaking well, apply with a soft cloth or sp...
CONCERNING PEOPLE [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 30 March 1914
CONCERNING PEOPLE Tho Rev Thomas Coiling ior merly of Shepparton, who,' has been Minister of the ivanhoe Methodist Church for the past three years, was on Wednesday evening entertained by. tho Ivan hoe and Heidleberg congrega - lions and presented with a purse of sovereigns and several sou venirs on the occasion of his departure to Colac. A quiet wedding was celebrat ed in St. Paul's Church, Euroa, on Thursday afternoon, March 19, when Ellen Mabel Brodin, of Euroa, and Abraham John Jack al, third-son of William Arm strong .lacklin, of Burnie, Tas mania, were joined in holy bonds of matrimony. The sudden death occurred on Friday night,. March 20, of Mrs Margaret Doyle. Deceased was the wife of a railway-employe at Trawooi, where they had resided for many years, and she was rcspected by all. Mr F. C. Wainwright, general secretary. Australian- Natives Association, was taken .serious ly ill whilst attending the recent conference at Wangaratla. An improvenient is announced in his conditi...
SCHOOL COMMITTEES. VALUE OF THEIR WORK. A RECORD OF PROGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 30 March 1914
8CH00L COMMITTEES, ! VALyE OF THEIR WORK; 1 A RECORD OF PROGRESS. I • From a report received; from the Minister of Educatioiij (Sir ! Alexander Peacock) it would ap pear that the work accomplished by the school committees since i their apoinntment three years ago, has been of the utmost value to the department. The ef- I forts of the committee, it is slated, have aroused the people to a display of interest m the welfare of their schools as sur prising as it is gratifying. Since they came into existence, iii 1911 they have raised in thev districts for school improve ments £48,303. This money has been spent m improvements to 822 buildings, 1262 sites, and 1005 fences in the erection of 5 46 gates, and 666 play pavil ions; in the purchase of 181 pianos, 120 sewing-machines, 830 sets' of • school apparatus,. 852- piclures for the- adornment of class-rooms, and, .854 librar ies ;-and in connection with the planting of SSI trees in .schoul IgroiindS; 1078 picnics; and 188. swimming classe...
COURSING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 30 March 1914
COURSING NOTES. Lovers of the leash, present at Wednesday's' race meeting on the Broken Iliver race course, were delighted to see so many live, strong hares, regular "Car bines," careering all over the course whilst the races were on. It promises well for the coursing season, which will be starling in a few weeks' time. Mr and Mrs L. P. Jacobs will leave on April 1 for. a trip to Britain, whifrh will probably ex tend over two years, and the of the Freb Trade and Land val ues League, and the committee of the women's, branch, bado them- farewell at a smoke night land social at Sergeant's Cafe, i Elizabeth-street, on Friday night. ' . _ i "nlgH • '• ■ ■ ■
SUCCESSFUL CO-OPERATION. YARRAM'S EXPERIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 30 March 1914
SUCCESSFUL CO-OPERATION. j'ARRAM'S ; EXPERIENCE. . Tlie opf!) ations of the Yar ratn -aiid District. Co-operation Society,. which have ' extended over two years, have been atten ded with great success. The re port and nalance sheet, sub mitted by the manager," Mr. J. O. Wiiylo, showed that the society's pr->lil.s for: the half year on a turnover of £15,697/4/1 amoun ted to £1058/13/7. A dividend of 5 per cent, on shareholders' cap ital was declared, also a bonus of 1/ in the pound on share holders' purchases, to be paid in fully paid up bonus shares. The balance was placed to the credit of the general reserve fund. The chairman stated that .when the society started business - the trading capital was obtain ed on a personal guarantee of the directors for £2500, and £'12500 from .the bank on a mort gage on the land and buildings. The authorised capital was. £10,000 but only £2 507 had been received from shareholders. Dur ing those two years the socioly had made a profit of £&am...
AN EASY WAY TO REMOVE SUPERFLUOUS HAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 30 March 1914
AN EASY WAY TO REMOVE ■ SUPERFLUOUS HAIR. / • For the benefit of our lady readers who suiter from . .the humiliating disfigurement ; of hair' oh face - hps or chin, .we publish herewith a. "formula which has the advantage of. bei' ihff simple ana inexpensive,- as; well as .marvellously, effective/ It' is not claimed by our inform ant'' that. one;. application will permanently destroy the -hair roots, b.ut it. is claimed, "and the. claims are borne out by -actual tests that one application- com pletely removes the hair, and its. regular use,' one,!or"two\ days apart/ will, quickly' arid perman ently.; destroy the hair root itself. If you. have; hair which you wish "permanently: removed" ask your, chemist' to mix 42 drams Pulverised; Sulthino Concentrate with 2 J;.drams Zinc;Oxide, P.B., and 1 - dram. of P.owdered Orris Root, and. put' in a .wide mouth bottle. For use, mix a little of.the: powder into a paste on. a plate by ad,ding: a few-drops of water. Apply witli,a narrow knife.bla...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 30 March 1914
GENERAL NEWS. The friendly societies" annual demonstration in aid - of the W'angaratta hospital was held on Sunday. The collection totalled £•25—a record. Senator Russell and Mr A. C. Palmer, M.P., de livered addresses, and the Ben alla Municipal band gave a musi cal programme. A sacred concert in the evening resulted in a fur ther collection of £5/0, making The iirst sittings of the Nu murkah County Court.was held on Tuesday, when Judge John stone presided. The visiting bar risters were Messrs Carse, Dick son and Beard. The shire presi dent (Cr W. A. Campbell) enter tained Judge .Johnston, the bar risters, an,i honorary justices at dinner at the Farmers' Arms Ho tel. On Thursday, at Rulherglen, I one of the organisers' of the grape-picking strike, Augustus Fitzgerald, was arrested on a warrant, under the 4Poii;*e Offen ces Act. and was char,'Ci] with having- been found without law ful excuse on the property oL Arthur Campbell Macknigbt on the. 17th nist. On Wednesday, March 18. Mr ...
DOOKIE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 30 March 1914
DOOKIE. A successful meeting of the members of the Women's Na- tional League was held at the residence of Mrs Jas. Lamrock, Cosgrove, on Thursday after- noon, when there was an atten- dance of some 40 members. Mrs. W. Noble (secretary) read a paper on "Topics of the Present Day", in the absence of Mrs. F. W. Nash, president. This is the opening meeting for this year, and much interest is being evin- ced. Three new members were welcomed during the afternoon. Afternoon tea was well served out by Mrs. Lamrock. Meetings &nbsp; are to be held at Dookie and Cosgrove at early dates. The annual race meeting of the Moira Picnic Race Club is to be held on the racecourse, Cos- &nbsp; grove, on Monday, April 6. At the annual-meeting of members, the following officers were ap- pointed:-— President, M. Chas. Forer; vice-president, Mr. G. H. Gibson; secretary. Mr.W. Alli- son Blair; treasurer, Mr. G. T. Sach; committee, Messrs. R. R. Magennis, M. P. Troy, P. Quinn, L. J. C. Magenni...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 2 April 1914
, Irvine's Australian \vlnes, both still and sparkling, have re ceived the Hall Mark of Royal ap proval in _ addition to the many • awards. ■ gained in all parts of the world. Hans Irvine's Pure Grape. Brandy is distilled under Governs ment supervision, and is. oue of the besj of .its' kind in . the market; Obtainable /from Irvine: anil Co., tjollins-street, Melbourne^ ocv T. 3uthrio-«ud Co., local ag>>cta.:
AN UNSETTLED POINT. SUB-LETTING OF BILLIARD ROOMS. IS A LICENCE NECESSARY? P.M. HOLDS IT IS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 2 April 1914
AN UNSETTLED POINT. : SUB-LETTING OF BILLIARD ROOMS: ' -- IS A LICENCE NECESSARY? P.M. HOLDS IT "IS. - An •ihteilesling debt case came iefore Mr R. Knight, P.M., in (.lie Court of Petty Sessions on 'Tuesday, when David Jenkins claimed from Robin Cussen-the sum pi" .£6/5 lor use and hire J of a billiard table. Mr Abernethy for the plaintiff and'Mr Suther land for the defendant. - • .Plaintiff slated that he was looking after the billiard table at the Victoria Hotel, in 1911". He -was paying rent to Downey,' lessee of the Billiard room. De-: fcndant used to. play on the table frequently;. Mr Sutherland: . You say,-, you-, wore lo8aee:.of.; theoroorrvfc •i'"'"' WitnessI paid £l~per weeE? for the use of it. I had no licence.: Mr Sutherland (to the Bench);: ■; there any use of going ahy further, your worship? The P.M.: I don't think so. This man had 110 licence. -Mr Abernothy:.There is no licence wanted for a billiard table in a public house. ; The P.M.: 1 think there is. I will go furth...
LAW ABOUT THISTLES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 2 April 1914
LAW ABOUT THISTLZS. Under the law of Victoria the Governor in Council, has power by merely ordering the issue of a proclamation to declare any plant to be a thistle, and for the purposes of the Thistle Act, uul onoe the proclamation is published, that plant becomes a thistle for that purpose. Among other .plants" so treated are the star and saffron thistles. A pro secution initiated by the" inspec tor of the Kowree shire in the Edenhope Court of Petty Ses sions, against Messrs Wetten hall.Brbs., for allowing star thistles to grow on their Lake. Wallace Estate, on Monday came before. Mr Justice A'Beckett in the Practice Court for judgment in. an order nisi to review. At lie-Court of Petty Sessions ob jection was taken that the proclamation made in 1892 had not been placed before the Court but the magistrates were satis fied to act on their knowledge that these thistles were prohibi ted, and fined the defendants the minimum penalty—£5. An order nisi to review was obtained, on ground t...
Proved by the Proprietor. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 2 April 1914
Proved by the Proprietor. Stranger (in a strange restaurant): Look here, waiter, I can't eat this stuff. Take it (back and bring me something decent. Waiter: Sorry, hut that's the best we can do. Stranger: It 1b, eh? Ill show you. Where's the proprietor? Walter: Gone out to lunch. f'The doctor says I must stop smoking. One lung is nearly gone." "Oh, dear, John. Can't you hold out until we get enough coupons for that dining-room rug?" "Caseell's Magazine of Fiction" and i general, literature lor March is an ex j cellent numiber. The names of the au thors will ensure it a hearty -welcome, for this month H. 6. Wells contributes 1 and article, and Olive Wadsley, Wal ter Wood, Captain Shaw, Andrew Soutar, and a host of other writers send stories. Humor, illustrations, feminine pages, and a long complete novel add further attractions.
W. T. MALONEY'S ADDRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 2 April 1914
W. T: MOLONEY'S ADDRESS. : Cr W. T. Maloney, who spoke very deliberately and with consi rable confidence, said that, as lie was -a stranger to most of those:present, it might be neces sary to. explain why his name had been submitted, and the creden tias he had in support of his can didature. - He. had been a resi dent of the electorate from his boyhood, and had represented a section of it-in the shire council for many years—flvst, in Echuca and subsequently in the Nurnur kah Shire Council. He had oc casionally been'appointed presi dent, and .had also-represented liis council on the Municipal As sociation. : He. mentioned these matters' in ;no spirit of egotism, but simply in explanation, and as some justification for agree ing to.have his name submitted, at; this juncture. A. Friendly. Critic. . • He desired to say that he wftS a supporter;of:the general policy of the Watt Ministry, as out lined by the-Premier when seek-, ing re-'olection for Essendon. It was "claiimcd; for the Mini...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 2 April 1914
EASTER GOODS Prime Salt Ling Fish, 7d. lb., 6%d. by Fish. Smoked Red Herrings, 1 dozen tin, 1/6, 2 dozen tin 2/9. Fresh Herrings, 6d. tin, 5/6 dozen. ' Red Salmon, tall, lOd. tin, 9/- doz. ' Red Salmon, flats, 1/- tin, 11/- doz. Wonderful Combination Knives, 1/3 each, (lust to advertise our own bottling' Mitchell's Whisky.) Wellman's Tooth Paste, 6d. tube. A.B. Old Invalid Port, 1/6 bot., 17/ dozen. Finest Australian Ales, 6/- dozen, 24/- four-dozen case. Variety of Urands. Arnold's A.B. Coffeeand C., 1/8 lb., 121b. tin 19/-.' Superb Flavor. Refreshing Choice Dates, 6d. pkt., 5/6 dozen. We make a specialty of Tea, and stock every kind , and growth. Our own Blends are, we believe, as good as any, but for the convenience of customers, and- because of the very enormous demand, we alwayB hold large stocks of "Robur," which is, to our mind, undoubtedly the most re liable and best PURE Tea in this market. Below we quote you for-our own blends and for each grade of "Robur":— A.B. Tea, 1/- ...
CR. J. MITCHELL'S ADDRESS [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 2 April 1914
CR. J. MITCHELL'S ADDRESS . Mr Mitchell said: We recog nise that . the country districts of to-day, as never before, ar e - in urgent need of strong men to represent them. This fact is sharply emphasised by the ever increasing population of metro politan as compared with rural electorates, which carries with, it increased influence.' Unless we return, strong men from the. country electorates, the city in fluences will dominate the. pol icy of the State to the detri ment of the country. There^arei. some phases of politics for which town and country . may fight, which are quite legitimate and; upon which perfectly honest and intelligent men may agree to differ without the: country suf fering to any great extent. But it must-be. generally conceded that the influences of the cities' are to-day/far too great to be in the best interests,of the coun try. It will b.e readily admitted the prosperity of the State de pends almost wholly upon the primary producers. We have this stated by no les...
GOULBURN VALLEY ELEOTORATE. THE COMING VACANCY. CANDIDATES ON TRIAL. MESSRS. MITCHELL AND MALONEY AT SHEPPARTON [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 2 April 1914
GOULBURN VALLEY ELEO- ? TORATE. J THE COMING VACANCY CANDIDATES ON TRIAL. MESSRS. MITCHELL -AND . . MALONEY AT SHEPPARTON The pre selection competitions opened at Shepparton and Nu murkah on Monday night. The Shepparton meeting was held in the Presbyterian hall, and there was a fair, attendance of mem bers of the People's Party and Australian Women'.s National League, who are "running the. show." The chair was taken by Mr. John Sutherland, chairman of the. Shepparton branch of the People's party. The speak ers were Messrs J. D. Mitchell, of Shepparton, and W. T. Maloney, of Barmah. The chairman explained' that the object of the meeting was to hear candidates for selection by the members of the People's Party and the Australian wo men's National League, prior to the election of a member for the Goulburn Valley, to be held later in the year. . It had been decided by the committee which had been given charge of the arrangements by those two bo dies. to hold the opening meet- 1 ings at ...