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WERRIBEE SHIRE COUNCIL. Saturday, October 26, 1912. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 31 October 1912
WERIIBIEE SHIRE COUN-CIL. Saturday, October 26, 1912. Present: Cr. Beamish (president), in tihe lchir, nlld Crs. Canny, Agar, John son, Bayley, Combea, Snitmi, Sltaw, Browne and ltobinson. COltltlESP'ONDENOCI. From Secrotary, Geelong - Hospital, asking that a public meetuing be con vened to orgiutise honorary collectors for Hlospital Sunday.-tLeoivcd. F.romn.'lTon Clerk of Villiamsntown askiog if the Worriben Shiro Cuonu.il will hire ticir steanma crusher tiir six months.-No action; Cia Wcrrihea Shiro Council requires it. Front I. A. Austin, asking coun cil to support Ihis nomination nt their representative on tihe 3oa'd of Pub lic Health.--Application granted. Firon manager of the Comamomrcial flank ? errioe, callinlg atcnt~ont to insasntary state of tile drain in front of the bank's promises, and suggestiag imro froquent tlushings.-Been at toolended to . Fron William A. Wills, applying for renewal of Inetco to drive a traction na vinn in the Shliro.-Granted. " r' romnS. J'. Wills,...
PEARSON, ROWE, SMITH & CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 31 October 1912
PEARISON, ROwE, SMITH & C .'s REPORT,.. At Newmarket on Tuesday Mossrs. Pearson, Rowo, Smith & Co. sold--Fat Sheap 620 merino wethers and cr'osbred. owes from Ultima; 668 shorn crossbreds,. Roces Bros., Mathoura,. wethlcrs 1s 2d and 14a, owes 18s 6d and 12s 6d; 600 shorn merino wothers from the Edwards,. at 14s d ; 424 hoggetts and nsorino ewes, James Plisch, \Vorribeo, to 18s 6d; 887 shorn crossbrods, Light B3ro,, Coryo, 2 tooth wethers 1Rs, few lls 6d, 2.tooth ewes, lls 9d, older eowoe 11; 887 cross bred and marino owes, J.F. Ryan, Yarra mann; 822 merino owes, E. Naughton, Southdown ; 2065 mrino owes,.Jamnes Phelan, WVerribeo ; 38 merino wothers, .lames Hoare, Iloaro Park ; 822 shorn crossbred wothers, Dot.iliquin ; 177, shorn, E. Mahon, Conargo, 2.tooth 10s 2d, merino owes 7s 10d and Os 10d ; 168 shorn crosnbred ewes, AI. O'Brion, Cob ram, to 12s; 123 shorn merino owes, C. Chambers, Ult;ma, at. 7s 2d; 120 shorn crossbred ewes, Mi. Bourke, Nathalia, at 12s 114 ; 11...
WONDERS OF THE BODY. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 31 October 1912
'I WONDERS OPf THE BODY. The skin contains more than 2,000, 000 openings, which are the outlets of an equal number of sweat glands. The human skeleton consists of more than 200 distinct bones. An amount of blood equal to the whole quantity in the body unCses through the heart every minute. 'ihs full capacity of the lungs is about 120 cubic inches. About- two-thirds of a pint of air are inhaled and nxhaled at each breath in ordinary respira tion. There are sain to be more than $00 separate muscles in the body, with an equanl number of nerves and blood veasels. The weight of the heart in irom 8 to 12 onnces. It heats 100,000 times in 24 hours. Each pearpiratory duct is one-fourth of an inch in length, the aggregate of the whole .being thus about mine milee. The average man takes fivo and a halt pounds of food and drink each day, which anmounta to nearly one ton of solid and liquid nouriabment annually. A man breathes eighteen times in a minute, or from 350 to 400 cubic feet of air. ev...
A TRUE LIBERAL CANDIDATE FOR CORIO. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 31 October 1912
A TRUE LIBERAL CANDIDATE FOR CO1bIO: ' (To the Editor.) Sir,-To those of os who.ro earnest ly desiring a better state of political affairs, it is good news tat there are manly who-intoed to rise to the full renlisation of our possibilities. The promise is made to the electors of Corio that they shall have thoe op portunity of freeing tlhemselves fromn uldUo le Party domintion.. - A true Lihberai . wsal has a Liberal record, is required. - - Yours, etc., LIONEL LEWIS. Geelong, 24tlh October, 1912.
STATE SCHOOL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 31 October 1912
STATE SCHOOL 'CONCERT. A concert was held in the Metro. Farm Hall last Friday, and' theiproceeds ai'en to be de voted to buyingl science appli ances for the State School. The new teacher, Mr. Osbourne, and his wife had the hall most taste fully decorated, a design in flowers, giving the number of the School-3230 being much admired. Mr. Osbourne has only had charge of the school for a couple of months and the way he turned the children out showed he and Mrs. Osbourne are adepts at children training. A quartette party consisting of tht Holt sisters was a very pleasing change to the usual programme, also two songs by Miss Pearl Holt and Miss Phillippe respectively, were well rendered and deservedly ap plauded. We hear that the net returns of the concert will be about £8. Mr. Rowan proposed a vote of thanks to Mr. and Mrs. Osbourne and those visitors who had kindly given their services gratuitously. Mr. Osbourne suit ably'responded:?; After 'the con cert the hall was cleared and dancing...
SPOKE TOO SOON. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 31 October 1912
SPOKE TOO SOON. He : "Kitty, I've heard it said that a kiss without a mountache in like an egg without salt. Is that a fact ?" She : "Really, Mr. Smoothface, I don't know. I cnaot tell, for in all amy life I never-" He: "Now, now, Miss Kitty." She : "Never ate an egg without salt." As showing the fortitude of the men under his command in the An tarctic, Sir Ernest Shneckleton relat ed that at the end of a fortnight's hurricane he saw the sailors seeking about the deck for the potatoes which had got out of a damaged sack, singiog, "Here we go gathering nuts ino May." That, he thought, went to show the stuff of which British sailors were made.' There was no... man. in existence who- could do- his work so well as the British sailor.
FEDERAL AFFAIRS. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 31 October 1912
FEDEIRAL AFFATIS. (To the Editor.) Sir,-Now that attention bas been again directed to the line that is to be the completion of the Groat Australian Railwny from East to West, by tbe question havinRg been raised as to whe thler or not it is wise to usoe slepers made of karri wood snecially pr:pared instead of jarram, it is appropriate to brielly refer to the matter of the gauge that las been adopted. Hlad the gauge heen adopted nfter thelo fllest investigation as to the beost' experience of other countrios, the peo pIo would have been more satisfied. But it appears that because of the fol lowing cirenmptnaces, namely:-(1) Canada, 10 years ago, contructed n roeat rniliyay from East to WVest on tit. Ift. S8in. gaugo; (2) On account of many lines having been constructned; and roiling stockl fitted fair tlabt gauge having been built in the meantime, a second railway from East to West on the nram gauge was constructed 20 years ngo, and (3) An extensive sys tem nod a largo number of engine...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 31 October 1912
IS NOTW O FASHION'S LATEST PRODUCTIONS ENDLESS VARIET. PRICES .QUOTED ARE A WONDER '.O ALL.. See our uWindows. - See our TWiindowns. THEY ARE A TRIUMPH OF THE DRAPER'S ART. PLEASE. SHOP1 EARLY AS POSSIBLE TO AVOID ~THE. AFTERNOOE . ORUSHES_ J. H. HOOPER .&CO . FOOTscRAY. BRUNSWICK and LONDON, SCommonwealt B kfAustraia SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT DEPOSITS received from one Shilling upwards. Interest at the rate of Three Per Cent. per-annum allowed on all Deposits up to £300. Agencies now open at local Post Offices throughout practically the whole ofVictoria. Melbourne Agency:. 317 COLLINS STIEEET; Melbourte, 15th July, 1912. DENISON. MILLER,. Governor JOSEPH ASHBY SADD1)LER ? lhA RNESS-MAK ER STATION-ST., W1ERIIBEE, ALL Mcind, of arnessR nd Saddles nmado to order. llarge assortmellollnt of "Whips.. 3ridles, ]Bruhes, Oils, Oaneral Saddlory, te., kept on hand at MIelbourtno priceos. Rllpair executead with caro and despatch. Collars carefully fitted. - Riding sddles madeo to ordor o...
A MODEST NOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 31 October 1912
A MODEST NOTE. Reginald de Koren recently told a pretty story in praise of modesty. " A group of tourists," h'e said, "visited in Bonn Beethoven's house. One of the tourista, a girl of twenty or so, sat down at Beethoven's piano and played the 'Moonlight Sonata' none too well-Beethoven's own work in his own room, on his own piano i "'When the girl had finished she arose and said to the old caretaker : " 'I suppose lots of famous music inns have been here and playedl on this instrument ?' " 'Well, miss,' the caretaker ans wered, gravely, 'Paderewaki was here last year, and his friends urged him to play, hut he shook his Ihead and S'"No ; 'nl not worthy." ' "
IRRIGATION AT WERRIBEE. NEW WEIR TO BE BUILT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 31 October 1912
IRRIGATION AT WEIiRIRIEE. -NEW WEIR TO- BE BUILT. Irrigation work at Werribhc has not so far progressed' satisfactorily, h-u cauos thle storage of wi-er is insufli ciat to give a full suppl y to the wihol of the area commanrded 'Tho Govtern ment ihats n area of shout 7,000 croes which it is ntotnded to, sbdivido and irrigate, but the present stora?t a Pytle's Creek provides only for the fill irriantiorn of about 1000 acres, pilus stock oand domesotic pplv for the bal ance. Tile VoWatr Coinlssion lhas roe ported tshat it is`'i eps'cd toi'rj.igat one acre in four ofnthe.?ro000 srsos, but the Government is ant?sius to obtaial a. full supply of hio felet po theo cre for the whole aresa.- Forasoeo time past the Water Commiseon hasl beeon pro. pariig it scheme for thisd oulstruotion of alrow rosorvoir. A vi.sit was imid to the estate on rliursliy Ic tihe Minister of -Lands, with I?i. l]hiroold Mead, Ciuairuu o thi Wte t Colniissios, and tilhe Closr Settleoment Iloard. lThe palrty wenot to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 31 October 1912
The Clothing of Boys is always a dificulty. The Suit must not only please the boy but also satisfy his parents. We sell just the kind that will_ satisfy both parties. Our Boys' Suits will please the boy because of their stylish appearance, the mother because of their quality. and the father because they are reason able in price. TYZACK & CO., "The Corner."' PERFECT COOKERY WITHOUT DRUDGERY. OIL C . SOLJ) AT The Weribee Fareers' Co=operative Society's Stwres. 80ME OF ITS. POINTS .. 1. Being -portable can be placed where ever you like 2. Saves wood chopping and carrying of coal. 3. The heat is under complete control. 4. You haive no big fire to atterid to. 5. . Will cook'the most elaborate meal perfectly. Cheap-er' than gas, Quicker than wood, Cleaner & better than coal, And your kitchen is always cool. S -.--I.F YOU'LOVE'-YOUR WIFE BUY HER A- ,':":"' P Fi-E RFECTION OiL COOK STOVE. LIVERPOOL. & :LONDON. & GLOBE . INSURANCO COMIPANY, LTD. A ? S S E:TS ....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 31 October 1912
Scovell and Spurling, THE CORNER, 1? O O r 8" 3 1AY?, Have landed a lovely, stock of NEW SPRING GOODS. SPRING SUITINGS from 42s. BOATERS, latest shapes, 3s 6d to 6s 6d. S. NEW SHAPE BOXERS. a FASHION SHIRTS in 20 different styleas. "S: WEATERS to button close at neck, Sm "TENNIS SHIRTS for warm weather,. TIES, SOCKS, BRACES, and everything a man wants to wear at TIKE RZIGIT PRICE. 1,500 Ties at 9d., worth Is. and ls 6d., to prove we are THIE TIE KINGS. The Racecourse Hotel. WIRR1B E itRST-CLASS Accomnodation for Travellers and Visitors at this Old established Hotel,' which is replete with every convenience, and the many facilities otffered therein for the comfort of the General Public will be duly appreciated. The cholceet and best brands of Wines, Ales and Spirits are kept at this establishment. FISlHING AND SHOOT1ING. BUGGIES AND 1HORSES ON HIRE M. A. DIXON, Proprietress. BRUNNING''S SEEDS. LEADS THE WAY FOR Quality, Purity and Germination. Horticultural Sundries : Our Great Speci...
COLLECTION OF RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 31 October 1912
COLLECTION OF RATES. At the Werribee Shire Council meeting last Saturday, Cr. Sex ton moved that the rate collector visit Footscray for the purpose of receiving rates. Cr. Robinson seconded the motion. Cr. Agar thought they were establishing a':bad" prededent"'as all parts of the shire would ex pect the rate collector to call for their rates. Cr. Shaw seconded the motion, and suggested the rate collector should also visit Little River, and collect rates at the Me chanics' Institute. Cr. Brown'e approved of the motion, and the rate collector could gather in the dog fees at same time. The president also favored the idea. The rate-collector, who was asked for his opinion, stated that his visits should be made at the beginning of the year. . . Cr. Canny said that the best time to call for rates was the Monday after pay day. • It was resolved that the rate collector visit West Footscray on the. first Monday in February, March and April, and Little River in February and March.
THE Werribee Shire Banner. WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, OCT. 81 [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 31 October 1912
We~ rib~l '$li ir Bannutur. WE\1Erf6P, kTIVURBDAY, OCT. 81 Letters posted at the Werribee railway station will be taxed, from to-morrow, that is a "tuppeny" stamp will have to be affixed to them. The Fisher Government is becoming noted for its vagaries. One of their number has said that they are marching to' their Sedan. We believe him. The bush capital, rails for the-- transcontinental railway, etc.. etc., point that way, Corio is a Liberal con stituency and the next election should prove that -fact. In the meantime the residents of Werri bee should hold a public meeting objecting to this absurd taxation, and ask Mr. Ozanne to assist providing the " Kawkus" will allow him. Central Riding councillors dead slow re -taxing letters. at the railway station. - We regret to state that Mr. C. W. Tyzack is dangerously ill. He had to take to his room on Monday where he has been con fined since. Dr. Manly is in at tendance -and we hbpe that.our popular townsman' will soon be on the high road ...
FAN FASCINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
FAN FASCINATION. No nation has mastered the art of the fan more than the Japanese. They hold their fans in as dainty a manner as possible. The Spanish girl, too, can dance very prettily, with a rose in her mouth and a fan in her hand. Nor must the Frenchwomen he forgotten in the matter of fans, and in Paris hall-rooms fans made of flowers are very popular. , These fans cost any thing up to £5. B13t you must go to New York if you. want to buy at real ly costly fan. The society woman across the ocean will pay .C90 for an ordinary fan, and greater sums are frequently expended. Valnable lace and-jewels are the chief ornaments of these costly little things. "You used to he a healthy man." "Yes; I had a strong constitution before, the. doctors amended it," -"Jones seems to have no thought for anything but hie clothes." "Yes, he is perfectly wrapped up in theT." Sslistant Editor : "Here's a farm e' writes to us asking. how to treat sick bees." Elditor : "Tell him he'd better treat themn wi...
"I NEVER." [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
"I NEVER." 1 never had a soaring kite But sailed clean off the map, For when 'twans nearly out of night The string was sure to snap I I never played at ball and hat But ere I scored a run I heard the umpire shout 'llow's that ?" And then my turn was done. 1 never stole forbidden fruit But Johnnie Jones next door, Would leave to me tfe farmer's boot, Although he'd stolen more. I never top or marble swopt For one I fancied more But .I was sure to wish I'd kept The one I had before. I never tossed without the dread That I was doonmed to fail: If I called "tail" 'twas surely 'head,' If "head" as surely "tail." I never had a sweetlheart yet Built vow'd she would Ie mine, And used my "brolly" wheniL 'twas wet, And Jilted me when fine I
PEARSON, ROWE, SMITH & CO.'S REPORT, [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
PEAISON, ROW E, SMITH & C0.'S REPORT, Pearson, Rowe, Smith, and Co. sold: 575 merino wethors, W. H. Livingston, Ultim.a; 3600, Aratula Station, Denili luii, 2-tooth, crossbred wethers, 1117, oerino owes, 7/8; 100 crossbreds, estato of late J. Alexander, The Gums, 2-tooth, w.ethers 13/, owes 10/ to 13/5 ; 150 cross breds, it. N: Alelailder, Thu Gums, woethers 15/1, few 12/1, owes 14/4 and 13/5; 127 merino owes and hoggets, R. Foley, Little River; 120 2-tooth cross bred cthoers, D. Matheson, Mystic park, to 1.1/, averaging 13/6; 1?0 cross bred owes, C .Yomug, Darg:long, to 11/0, averaging 11/2; 115 crossbred and enrino owes, HU. G. Chambers, Lal?srt, 1)7 crossbred ewes and merino wethers, W. Symonds, Nullawil, to 11/8; 91 crossbred ewes, T. Uphill, Pranyip park, to 13,/6, averaging 12/2; 70 cross bred ewes, W. Kelly, Wychitelin, to t-I1/, averaging 13/9; 73 merino ewcs, fromn Keilor; 59 crossbred ewos, W. Foster, and Son, Rokehy, Nathalia, to 14/10, averaging 1.1/1; 56 crossbr...
(COPYRIGHT.) THE MILLIONAIRE'S LAST WILL. PART 8. CHAPTER XV.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
(COPYRIGHT.) - THE - MILLIONAIRE'S LAST WILL. By Hedley Richards, Author of "A Day of Reckoning," "Out of Darkness," etc. PART 8. CHAPTER XV.-(Continued.) When Tom HIaslnm returned home he was just in time to see irn elder ly woman enter the inn, and as he stepped into the passage he saw that she was a person known as Miss AL len, who lived In a cottage on the roadside above Boggart Hole Clough. She was said to have been nurse to the dead man, and lie heard her say to his father, in a quick, excited tone. "A man I met down the village told me some tale about Mr. Richard Fletcher. It's not true, I expect;" and there was breathless interest in her words. "Yes, Miss Allen, I'm sorry to say it is true," replied the landlord. "You don't mean to say 7" she gasped, then stopped nabruptly, lolok= ing appealingly at him. "bMr. Richard Fletcher has been murdered-brutally murdered," he re plied. She clutched' the bar to save herself from falling, and a low moan escaped her. "Come, come, bear u...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
o O U U E -tE all all the v the Newest Newest Styles Styles Good taste In a garment can't be described, but it can be felt by everyone who sees it. Our Blouses have that indefin able something about them which makes them alluring to every woman who sees them. They are made as they should be and are offered at.the lowest •possible. prices.. Tyzack & Co., "THlE. CORNER.:" IS NOVf OTN. FASHIfON'S LATEST PRODUCTIONS ENDLESS VARIETY ' PRICES QUOTED" ARE' A: WONDER TO ALL.. See ou~r stinide?ws. See our 1WininLdows. THEY ARE A TRIUIIPH- OF THE-DRAPER'S.ART.. PLEAsE: SHOP EARLY AS -POSSIBLE TOC AVOID THE AYTERNOON? CORUSHES. J. H. HOOPER & CO.. FOOTSORAY. DRUNSWICk: and LONDON OU1R TAILORING WILL MEET ALL THE REQUIRE ME'NTS of PARITICULAR MEN. QUALITY QUALITY In Material, In Finish, O .OUR GUARANTEE GOES WITH EVERY ORDER. REMEMBER, OUR PRICES ARE THE LOWEST I Our ~iotto : Not Ihow cheap, but nIOwV GOOi! - Of this we can convince you, if you will kindly call and see us at onc...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
GENERAL NEWS. rlio tradition which induced other wiso.long-lloaded people to 'bliy by, pre fsreonco tlo ' surplus. ?ita'ufiet~ired ,goods of 1Europo anid America seems to: be going the way of 'old wives' t?nls. Wo ore gotting moro of the Anstralianl national spirit, lnd it is fdiding expressiosn in the new prefer onces now shownl for good Australian lioama-oude oninufactures. That is to our. credit: and to. our adnrntngo in o ntcouer of dicctiens that will recur to our mind. It kleeps our people em ihoyod, o ld it eosures local circulation of our mobney, fructifying in very mne iwasn. It is a stop towards thlo self cnltained and self-supporting Contiat out" i ich used to bo the, dream of the eunlier. Australian- statesmen ; nll whlic, happily, to-day looks that prac tical roalisation. . "Savgoe official brutality," is the populiar verdilct passoedl on tlho treat. mniat by the C ralinot of the young niq, Alhism Moore, osnvicted of a serious of fts?o land ''recomsoided to merus" by th...