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RAILWAY RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
RAILWAY IIETUINSi. We clip the following from the Rail ways" Commissionors report for the past twelve months ending June 30, 1912 : Laverton - Nihmbor of passon gers outwards,. 12,620; revenue, £258 3s 4d. Parcels, outwards, £14 Gs 8d ; inwards, £19 19s 3d ; horses, carriages and dogs, outwards, £1 3s 6d ; inwards,- £1 5s Gd. Rentals, £42 11s; miscellanoous, 2s 0d. Goods, outwards, 4513 tons; re venue, £2795 14s ; inwards, 651 tons, revenud, £173 Os 3d. Live stock, outwards; nill; inwards, £7 14s. Total traffic'revenue (exclu sive of inward- passeongers) £3,313 19s Gd.' W\Vrribhe - Number' of passen gers," outwaaede, .93558 ; . roevesue,, £2,836 9s. 1. Parcels' outwatrds, £221 12a 3d ; inwards, £408 16i 2d; horses, c?rriangos and dogs, 'out. wards, .£39 2s 3d ; inwards, £33 18s 2d. Rentals, :£315 2s 5d. Goods. outwards, 29,837 tons; re venue, £5825 18s. 3d; inwards, 13,235 tons; revenue, £3091 7s 10d, Live stock, outwards, £821 1S 5dd; inwiards, £3,061 18sa 10d. Total triffle (exclu...
TRUGANINA SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
TRUGANINA SPORTS.. The Truganina Debating Society hold their annual sports i?.,Mir. D; Taylor's paddock on Tuesday, 29th October.. They wore favored with glorious weather and: all Tragal nina wore present, and many visi tors from surrounding districts also from Footscray. and the city. Two pipors and four children,, in Righland costume, fromr Sunshine, provided, theo music and' dancing throughout the day;. A photo grapher from Footscray was busy during the afternoon. taking-photos of various groups; Thoeracing was very good,. and some close finishes were witnessed.. The tug of war caused great excitement.. Al together a most enjoyable time was spent by all present. A ball held in the local hall to.,vind ,up the day was..a. grant success although some of the dancers, after the sports,.looked tired, but the capable andt worchy M.C. kept them going well on into the morning, to the time of good music. The resnlts of the racing were: Member's Handicap : Jim Robinson, 1; WV. Townsing, 2; ...
WERRIBEE TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
WERRIBEE- TENNIS CLUB. A. very enjoyable afternoon wasspent on the local courts on Tuesday last, when a match was played against a team from the "Nirvanna" club, Footscray. The' result was a win for the local- clubby 9 sets to 4. Some very close games were, played,. and visitors -and' members alike' werei.unanimous about having. spent a very pleasant time. The ladies kindly provided afternoon tea,. which was greatly- apprecia ted by all, and the club is also indebted to the members of the croquet club for kindly assistance On Saturday next a match will beplayed againt Christ Church club from.Newport; and the fol lbwing players have been selected to uphold the honor of the local club :-Mesdames Currie'and" G. C. Tioup,. Misses: S. Currie; O'Brien,Robertson, and Tinkler,. Revs. L. Cecil and J: Currie,, Messrs Austin, W: Comben, Chit-. tock- and Rolertson Emergen- cies :: Misses: M'Aliece' and Rowan, Messrs N.. Kendall' andi A.. Rowan,, jun,.
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
HIF'LEL NOTES. A practice day was hold- on the range on Saturday last. A. fair number availing themselves of the opportunity. Next Saturday a team visits Port Melbourne 'to- try con clusions with the Post and Telo-. graph club.. A good muster is requested.. Werribee team leaves by the 1.35 train:
CORIO LIBERAL CANDIDATE. MR. KENDALL SELECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
CORIO LIBERAL CANDIDATE. M?R. KENDALL SELECTED. The result of.the ballot for the selection of aceandidatoeto stand in the Liberal Interests-aIn opposition to Mr.' Ozauoio; I.;R1.., at the Federal election, for.iOorio was mado known on Thursday last, when some commoent was mado on the poorness of the poll. at which under 3,000 votes were recorded out of a total of 30,000 electors. In the first count Mr. W. Kendall secured 1,313 votes, 1fMr. W. F. Vollum 837 votos,. and Mlr. A. 0. Morloy 680 votes. The latter dropped out, and the preference voteso wore dis tributed-3i9- to Kendall and 331 to Volum,. bringing the totals to: Kendoll,. 1652 votes. Vulum, 1,2iS votes. The candidates fru selection had conducted an activeocumpaign throughout the constituenoy during the past three. months,, whilst paid' organisorsi hadc also, been. att work..
EARLY TRAIN. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
EARLY TRAIN. TO THE EDITOR:. Sin,-It seems fitting that some of the glievances of the progressive town of Werribeo wore once more brought under the notice of the Victorian public, and, incidentally, under the notice of the Railway Commissionors. - The object of this letter is to promulgate the claims which this, district possesses for an early morning train service. It seems, Sir, that Verriboe has been grossly overlooked in. the- past, and it is high time that this town was put on an equal footing with places of a similar distance from Mel bourne,. and which possesses the same or smaller population. I think I" am. right in saying that Verribee is the only town within twenty miles of Melbourne. which ha's n.u eiarly" train service,. and whlro a Sunday.train is an unheard of imnpdssibility. An early train service to Werribeo would: be the means of developing a. district in which other Government depart ments have already manifested much interest,. It might also serve to awake Laverto...
SALE OF FARMING LAND, STOCK, &C. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
SALE OF FA.RMING LAND, STOOK, &0. Messrs. Densley and Johnston (in conjunction with Dawson Smith) report having hold a very success ful sale on account of bLr. J. F. Agar on Thursday last, tho 3ast Ootober, when they submitted his well known property, " Riversdale'.' to huction wiith the stock and wolrking plnnt. There was a largo attendance of both local and outside buyers, and, considering the present outlook of the season com petition was fairly koeeu throughout and prices satisfactory. For the property, which comprises some 397 acres 1 rood 3 porches, with an extensive frontage to the Werriboo River, there was good competition. Bidding started at .13 per acre, and at £?15 17s Gd per acre, Mr. P. acokett was declared the purchaser.
VACANT STILL. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
VACANT STILL. lHe was seeking lodgings, and the landlady at No. 21 was showing him over the house. "'This is the bedroom," she said. "Very nice and airy. And this is the. bathroom." Then noticing the look of astonish- - meat on the listener's face, she adil ed : "Of course, if you ever did want a Imth I could find a fresh place for the coal." 1341.
HOW FARMERS ARE PLUNDERED [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
110W FARMERS ARE. PLUN DERED. [BY V. I-I. RENWICKc. The existing: dispute int the cement trade gives very definito evidence as to how the groat pro ducing interests of the State* are plundored, by the comparatively few peolleo who- manipulate the politics of Australia in, their own, interests. The conference between the employers: and the employees hold in Melbourne recently showed the unscrupulous methods proposed by the employers fos' shearing the farmers and others who use either diirectly or. indirectly their pro ducts. As cement is used in all' our great public undertakings an'l in almost all the smaller buildinge erected . throughoat the whole lengthnad breadth of the State, theirs propostils aro of the :mobtc far-reaching charactler- and ought to be. read and considered by every farmer. The dissolution which took plhico at the Trade's Hall council and which was published in the Metro politan papers showed that 'the employers refused to grant an increase of wages beyond 8s a d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
C Tf,,+ eI tIS '1he.Clothing of Boys is always a difficulty. 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.w ill 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: & COP.,, ' The, Corner." PERFECT CooKERY WITIHOUT DTRUDGERY w - - . ' NOLD AT. The Werribee Farmers Co operative Society's Stores., .4SQE; OF, ITS, POINTS . 1. "Being. portable can be placed where every..pi lhke. 2,:. apes, wood chopping and carrying of coal.:. 8, The. heat.is. under complete control:. 4.. Yciu:have.no.big fire to attend to. 5,; will,. cook. the most elaborate meal .perfectly ' eaaper than; gas, tuiJe.-.. than wood;. Cleaner,& better than coal; Rnd your kitchen is alway scool; 1 YOU' LOVE YOUR.WIFE BU·, HER A\t PERFECTION S 01PJi COOK STO VE. TIIE ' JIAEiPOOL. & LONDON` & GLOBEI ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
Scovell and Spurling, TIIE CORNER, EOOC S HA Y, Have landed a lovely stock of NEW SPRING GOODS. SPlRING SUITINGS from 42s. S --BDOA~gERSx shaiaes,,3s 6d to 6s 6d. i . -NEW. SHAPE BOXERS. &8 FASHION SHIRTS in 20 different styles. SWEATERS to button close at neck. S. TENNIS SHIRTS lor warm weather. TIES, SOCkS, BRACES, and everything a man wants to wear at THE RIGHT PRIC'E. 1,500 Ties at 9d., worth Is. and Is 6d., to prove we are THE TIE KINGS. The Racecourse Hotel. W IRRIB - F "tIRST-CLASS Accomodatlon for Travellers and Visitors at this Old established Hotel, which is replete with every convenience, and the many facilities offered therein for the comfort of the General Public will be duly appreciated. The choicest and best brands of Wines, Ales and Spirits are kept at this establishment. FISHING AND SHOOTING. BUGGIES AND HORSES ON HIRE M. A. DIXON, - Proprietress. BRUNNING'S SEEUDS LEADS THE WAY FOR Quality, Purity and Germination. Horticultural Sundries ; Our Great Speciali...
A BEAUTIFUL SIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
A BEAUTIFUL SIG?LT.. Aftera a i ?ing alsclce in England, Mer: aild .lr.. Golrgo Ciilnside celebratetCI litcir hlom cor1ming by a splCndid ail. ill the St. Kiilda i' tow nlUi on 'T'hur- diyoseveihig, 0ctuhbor 31 ordt took the, opo'rtuniity of introidlucing their wuly d.iuaghter, who\vi was precented at Court. l&lt;tL cmi.su. l)Oceoatio in ntlho ball :,.'ni, and, in facL, ev.rywhecio in theo i rildjg , was truly idlalloao it, and in. l'livy s.ss, ISovel. ''iuTholslllids of freosh ly-glthierld i'oses scut from Werribee- lork (the limper'y of lMr. G. Cairn-. Sidl) wolre usel with nice taste. iln tlu first iltstaico the walls ?ieonatli the b:haoony \wlo hllllg with foaun-green net, witli n deetldly-fringtcd bordrr. Nuln- bors of. nlirlolr., i,..'? placed igainst; this, and tlheir ..id Eimpire franmes sere uorna?ientcld :i ihi shi.,wei bunlihose of the Ilowier. In' froelt of the pl.t forll, palms stilh iI foot border of, rlr.,' aire..a;gcl. rd, l eitior sidel of this were irlillio...
THE Werribee Shire Banner. WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, NOV. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
THE Werrlibee $1bire BMinaIr. W\'ERRIIiIER, TIIUIRSDAY, NO0' 7. In the Legislative Assembly yesterday, Mr. Robertson moved the second, reading of the Wynd ham. Racecourse Dill. He said that the object of the Bill was to enable the trustees to run races on the-.Wyndham course which was one of the oldest and best in Victoria;. Races could not be held in accoidance with the new act. The Premier supported the bill: He said that if a mceting- had been held on the course withiinttwelve, months of the. date on- vlilch. the act. came into, operation, - it would have been entitled to, a - licence. The bill was passed through all stagecs. Mr. Robertson is entitled to the best thanks of the WerriL b.-e district sportsmen for his action. in this matter,. The course can now be used for the purpose for. which it. was. re reserved.: Mr. CG - W. Tzyack, who took ill on Monday week last,,and for. some.days .it was thought, that he would not recover, in. fact, .on Saturday evening it was rumored in t...
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 November 1912
DENSLEY & JOHNhTON t3 1UtVLI6Lc At -Nvwmarkot on MIondhy Messrs: Densloy & Johnston sold-Fat Sheep- Vothors-80" merino;. F: Johnston, Kerang- East, at 12s- ad; -0" crossbred from- Mtacorna, at 14s; 8 crossbred, G. L..Bly, Tatura, to. ls 6d ; 1 crossbred, H.. Chambers, Lalbort. E es - 100 crossbrod, H. Chambers, Lalbert to 12 ; 07"comnoback, Mrs, E. Harrison, Alston Moor, Tarnoit, to 14s ; avg. 12s; 00 comoback and marino, G.. F. Loitoh, Milno's Bridge, to Ils; 17 crossbred and marino G. H. Sly, Tatura, to 12s Id, avg 1ls Od ; 6 crossbred, Mrs, .Mary Kerr, Harden Green, Cohuna, at 18s 8d; 4 comeback, Angus McGillivary, Lalbort; 1 merino, D. Robertson, .Oaklands, Myrninong. Fat Lambs - 160, D. Robertson, Oaklands, Myrniong, to 12s 8d; 180, Mrs. 'Mary Kerr, Hardoen Greon, Cohuna, to 17s 7d avg 11s 41; 100, G. I, Sly, Tatura, to 12s 8d; avg la. lld;. Si5. Mrs. E.-Harrison, Alston MIoor, Tarnolt, to 17s 7d; 40 from Macorna; to 1ls d ,; .42; 'dlin, Milhno'-Brid6, at Ils d ...
A CASE IN POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 14 November 1912
A OASE IN POINT. Two sailors had been imhbibing so called de-alcoholised beer at a well known seaport. "How do you tell when ou've. hd. enough bof thils gargle 7"-, asked the"" younger one. -'-Well, when Instead of seeing those two trawlers out there bou can see four." "Well, then you've had enough, be cause there's only one." A? regulation permitting the car-rl age of dogs on tramcars on payment of one penny fare has come into operatinc in one of our towns. "I suppose," said a lady, "If my dog is to he charged a penny he will have the same privileges as other passengers-that is, hle may have a seat 7" "Certainly, madam," replied the comluctor. "On the same terms as other passengers-ho will not be a4 lowel to put his feet on the seat.," A young commercial had Just start ed on the road. Going home In the train one of the older fry, seeing he was rather "down in the mouth," asked him how things went. "Not very well," the wronged one replied. "I have been inseulted by a customer." "Wha...
DOUBLE-BARRELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 14 November 1912
DOU1LE-BA IIRELLED. A, gentleman was travelling in France, and was accompanied by his servant, an Irishman. One day, out walking, the gentleman called at a wayside inn, noted for its rare old wines, and asked for two glassee of Moselle. When its servant had drunk hin glassful his master said: "Well, Pat, and how did you like that ?" Pat's reply was a doule-hnrrelled one. "May Heaven bless the saint that made the wine, sor," he said ; "hut may the divill take the man who made the glass they put it in."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 14 November 1912
A GRAND MUSICA.L ENTRTAeINMENT WILL BE GIVEN BY ST. ANDREWV'S PUPILS On WE~D3NDAY, NOV. 20, '12 PROGRAMME : Trio Pianoforte, "Merry Society," Primoes-Misses V. AMAHER and'K? CANNY Secondos-Missos M. BALFOUR and M. CANNY Terzou- Misses E. BEASLEY and A. RYAN Action Song, " Ladlab and Gentlemen;" .... ... JUNIOR PUPILS Chorus, " Mumuring.Sea" . ... ... ... SENIOR GIRLS Recitation, Little Boy's Troubles,' ... ... ... Master J.1 COLLINS Vocal Duet, "A.1M.C," Miss B. NEWTON and Master T. CUNNINGHAM Action Song, " Bab? Girl" .., ... ... INFANT; GIRLS. Sdn-g, (in charat£ry);' Fine-Jiilt Old Men"-. . -- - . SENIOR BOYS' Song and.Tableau,. " Gipsia' ; ... . Queen, Mlss BREN. Gipsies-JUNIOR GIRLS Vocal Duet, "The Goat Bells" ... Misses M. SINN and A. LUBY Song, " Flowers, Beautiful Flowers," ... ... ... PUPILS Dialogue, "'Whore Ignorance is Bliss"' ... MASTER W. JESSEN, P. M'TIGUE and J. SINN Duet and Tableau,, 'Home,. Sweet Home,." Misses M. BEASLEY, M. SINN. M. CUNNINGHAM and A. LUBY SINTER...
WHY DID HE KISS HER? £5 FOR THE BEST ANSWER. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 14 November 1912
WHIY DID 1I:C IKSS HER? .£5 FOR THE fBSlT ANSWER. The editor of " Everylady's Jour nal," the Iloit popular wolin's n ionrnal selling in Auslra!asia, has, hit. on u happy idea for prize con tests, the first of which is annoullcel ii the Novemlber i?m:co, now befoie T'he Australian arlili, Char?es Nut'1ll, bas drawn n att ralctive picture o i a lypical Anstralian touni manll eomblainl a typical :An tta'inn yii g'irl, while. in old ady tltantil in the dilorway, viewing lIe illterestinig p1er 0o mance. TPie editor of "EFveorylniy's Jun?nall" offers £5. in each case for the m,,st ls'erving ansvwer to the queslio,. ' What did the old lady say ?" and hero are six othok* prizes. for the Sn,"xi Iest" answers. This is the first of an entertaining elijis of nimple,. yeto ontertaining, prize centests,. based on- dIoteatic nd per~,mutal ubiljects to run in "Evorylady's Jonrnal," and open? to aII readers in Australia and Now Zeal:nd. SEveryladly's Journal" is rapidly. eclipsing the - foreign wont...
OBITUARY. THE LATE MR. THOMAS RYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 14 November 1912
OBITUARY. THE LATE MIn. THOMAS RY AN. The steadily diminishing ranks of the district "pioneers are all too frequently brought to mind by a visitation of the grim Reaper, and on Saturday evening last the, raiks were- depleted when Mr. Thomas: Ryan passed away at his late residence, Little River. General regret was ex pressed when his death became known.. The deceased gentle man, who was a very old and highly respccted .resident of Little River, had .attained the ripe old age of 82 years. He was a native of County Limerick,. Ire land, and was a colonist of 57 years, the wnhoeof which time he had residedat Little River, where he follovid farming pur-. suits. He leav- a wife and. grown up 'famiW of eight sons. and two daugi]ersr to. mourn their loss. He das held in the highest esteem i3y a large circle of friends and acquaintances. his kindly and genial disposition making him a Esneral favorite with all those whim he came in contact with. The funeral,, which took plae on. Tuesday aftern...
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 14 November 1912
DEiNSLEY & JOHNSTON'S LREI'O1RT At Newmarkeot on Tuesday Mcsers. Dentloy and Johnston sold-Fat Shoop -Wcthors-727 crossbred, from the livaiiltii ; 110 crossbred, comreback and mtarino, Aleo. Mercur, Mystic Park, to 15s lid, avg 18s ; 101 crossbred and comeback, Augus M'Leod, Uplands; 23 crossbred, Jos. :Fitzoptrickl, Porricoota RIt ad, iloolna., N.S.\V., at its Ud ; 10 crossbred, John Iclsochier, jun., Dayles lord. Pretty Pino,. N.S.W., at 14s 10d; Scrossbredl. Capt. J. P. Ohirnide, Ml.C., at 1i5 10d; 7 rrossbrod, F. Butler, Sydenham., to 16s; 2 crossbred, M. Ewart, Bou..dary Parkl, Dargalong, at its. Ewes-2890 crossbred, comeback and mcetzo, Tihos lIcPherson and Sons, Wyangarie; 200 croasbrod and come tack, Anton Holselior, Tattalin, N.S.W., to 19s lid, ntg 16s Old, being the top. price and average for the nuarket for the number; 89 crossbred and comeback, Copt. J. P. Chirnside, C.M.G., at i8s ld. 84 crossbred, comeback and morino, S. Davi s, Torrictls, to 14s;-88.crossbrcd...