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POLLING LAST YEAR. For the sake of comparison we publish the figures of the Gippsland poll, taken on May 31st, 1913: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
POLLING LAST YEAR. For the sake of comparison we publish the figures of the Gippsland poll, taken on May 31st, 1913:— Bennett Wise Bairnsdale 822 870 Bendoc 88 104 Bruthen 290. 531 Qassilis 232 285 Cunninghame 300 ' 283 Dargo 60 42 Foster ; 1159 719 Gaffney's Creek27 ■153 Ileyfield 205 206 Leongatblaj '1020 530 Lindenow 255 225 Lucknow 500 415 Maffm 707 602 Mirboo North 391 158 Moe 1096 599 Monvell 701 394 Neerim South 308 185 Omeo 270 355 Orbost 479 468 Bosedale 465 193 S,aHei 635 1206 Sale South 168 145 Stratford 226 234 Toongabbie 321 208 Traralgon. 700 , 439 ■Walhalla 108 429 WarragUl 1027 631 Yarra'gon 279 114 Yarra.ni 1094 740 Absentees 1480 1208 15,473 ■ . 12,671 Voting at 1910 Election .-—Wise, 11,306; Bowden, 6897.
The Advocate. PUBLISHED WEDNESDAY MORNINGS. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9,1914. Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
Published Wednesday Mornings. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9,1914. Local and General News. The next sale of stock to be con ducted at Moe takes place on Friday, 11th September. _ Mr W. A; Lacey, a buyer for the Gippsland Co-operative Bacon Curing Company, will forward a. truck of pigs to Dandenong on Friday, 11th Sept. ' Special attention is directed to a number of advertisements with regard to clearing sales to be conducted in the near future. The next Mechanics' social- is adver tised for Tuesday evening, September 22, commencing at 8.80. A reminder!—W. H. Barrage, land and commission agent, Moe, undertakes the arrangement of clearing sales. Cor respondence invited.* The Morwell horse sale is adver tised for Thursday, 10th September, when 100 horses—of all descriptions —are to be offered. The local representative (Mr A. Savige) for Messrs McPhail Bros, and Co. intimates by advertisement that he will send a truck of pigs to Melbourne on Tuesday, 29th September. Mr Fred. H. Macartney, denti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
Auction Notices. Mathieson & Davis. PRELIMINARY NOTICE. Clearing Sale. W MOE. "VI EARLY IN OCTOBER. jyjATHIESON and DAVIS hare received instructions from Mb W. GAUNT, on account of his lease ex piring, to sell as above— Tiie Whole of his Stock, Machines, Etc., including— 50 Good Young Dairy Cows mostly Jersey and Ayrshire cr.ss. 10 Sows, in young. 6 Sows, with litter 2 Boars 40 Slips 3-Cow "Storey" Milking Plant, ■'""•Lister" Oil Engine-*" ahd 75gal. Separator, in good : - ordrr. FULL PARTICULARS IN LATER ISSUE. A. W. CROWE, Local Agent. AdamsOii, Strettle & Co., PTY. LTD. STOCK SALESMEN, Victoria Horse Bazaar, 396 BOURKE STREET, MELBOURNE, Conduct Sales as follows:— HORSES.—Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at their Bazaar. At NEWMARKET: — Sheep, Tuesdays! Fat Cattle, Wednesdays: At CORPORATION MARKET:—Pigs and , Calves, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Dairy and Store Cattle, Fridays. Clearing-Out Sales a Specialty ~ PURE . STOCK SALESMEN. - Farms for sale and to let—...
CHURCH SERVICES. SUNDAY NEXT. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
CHURCH SERVICES. « SUNDAY NEXT. Presbyterian Church services :— Trafalgar 11, Yarragon 3, Moe 7, Rev. Colin Robertson. Methodist Church.—Trafalgar 11, Moe 3, Trafalgar 7, Student; Trafalgar South 3, Mr Wells ; Childers 11, Thorp dale 3, Narracan 7, Rev. Mitchell j Tangil South 3, Mr Green. Church of England.—Trafalgar 11, Shady Creek 3, Yarragon 7, Rev. G. W. Blanchard. Moe 11, Trafalgar East 3, Trafalgar 7, Mr A. J. Fisher.
TRAFALGAR HORSE SALE AND ANNUAL PARADE. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
TRAFALGAR HORSE SALE AND ANNUAL PARADE. Messrs J. K. Jennings and Mclnnes report having held a horse sale on Friday, September 4. 140 horses were yarded, and about one-third of them sold. With the exception of a few local farmers wanting horses, the demand was lifeless—owing to Northern drought conditions. Draughts sold tip to £28 ; medium draughts, £22 10s ; transport horses, £18 ; a few good light harness horses to £17 ; ponies, to £12 ; a truck of mixed sorts, from £8 to £21.
COSSACKS ON THE RHINE. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
COSSACKS ON THE RHINE. "What's Cornsacks?" asked Paddy the Boots. "Dunno," said the boarder at the Live-and-Let-Live. "I haven't been reading the market reports. But I should think they have been pretty dull." "That -ain't what I mean," said Paddy. "I mean them Russian rough riders." "Cossacks," said the boarder. "Those are the chaps. Pretty slick fellows, I guess. I'm thinking of what the " 'Erald" told us about 'em. That's a paper what can't go wrong. There's blokes employed in the " 'Erald" with nothink else to do but write articles telling the people not to believe no-. think except what they read in that paper. It's a easy sort of job for a bloke, I reckon. So when I read in the " 'Erald" 'eadlines that these 'ere Goatsacks was on the Rhine, I be lieved it; and I looked up the jog raphy book. Would you believe that them Goatsacks got right acrost Ger many in 'arf a week, without nobody ever stoppin' 'em? It sounds hincred iable, I know; but the " 'Erald" ain't . one of these go...
THE KAISER'S MOTHER. ENGLISH PRINCESS HATED BY GERMANS. CRUEL MEMORIES SHE NEVER FORGOT. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
I THE KAISER'S MOTHER. j ENGLISH PRINCESS HATED BY GERMANS. ' CRUEL MEMORIES SHE NEVER FORGOT. In the present bitter struggle wlien ' tlxe Kaiser has declared war on prac-1 tically all the world in his mad pur-1 suit of a world-empire Germany, it is well to remember that his mother was an Englishwoman. She was the first child o£ Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Before her marriage 1 she was known as the Princess Vic- ' toria, and afterwards as the Empress j Frederick. Her memoirs have been | published, and at this stage they are most interesting. This woman narrowly escaped be coming a great historical character herself. She waged a life-long war with Bismarck. Only lack of tact and want of knowledge of human nature, prevented her from achieving great things. The first child of Queen Vic toria and Prince Albert, she remained her father's favorite until the day of his sudden death. Prince Albert was a man of uncommon range of know ledge, and he set about educating the | little Princ...
THE COMBATANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
THE COMBATANTS. By Adam M'Cay in the Sydney "Sun." "We both are gaining glory,", said the Kaiser to the Czar; And Mr. Romanoff replied, "I truly think we are." "Weeks since I had a decent sleep," the yawning Kaiser said; "I think I'd give a hundred pound for seven hours in bed. Gee, but I'm tired; I've never been one-half so tired before! But, never mind, I shan't complain; for, after all, war's war." "That's so," the Czar responded;, "you and I must recollect * That by-and-bye we'll find our brows with crowns of laurel decked. We're putting up the biggest fight the world has ever known; As lords of war and kings of gore .we stand upon our own!" "There's been no king in fcrermany," the Kaiser said anew, "To sacrifice himself like Ine to see liis country through! ; From every little Prussian1, town, from all the Saxon thorps,, I've lost a healthy Germaa, and I've only got his corpse In cities where the traffi«c clanged only the^svar-drura-toeat/s; The girls who used towalk the shops ...
A REASSURING STATEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
A REASSURING STATEMENT In announcing on Wednesday Ills in tention to return to Western Australia on August 26, tlie Federal Treasurer (Sir John Forrest) made a reassuring statement about the- financial ques tions which have arisen through the outbreak of war. "By that time," he said, "all arrange ments of the-Federal Treasury will be completed for making such advances as may be necessary to the State Gov ernments, so as to ensure that those works and railways paid for from loan funds will not be stopped, and that the j labor market in regard to them will not be unduly disturbed. Tlie London j money market has much improved during the past few days. Exchange' business is being resumed, and if it continues the financial houses will be able to give the facilities which will result in all exporting companies and houses being able to continue their businesses as heretofore."
THE YARDSTICK AND THE GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
THE YARDSTICK AND THE GUN. Three-fifths of the shops of Paris I are closed.—Times cable. The de serted condition of the city is probably I due to a general paralysis of trade i and a dearth of labor owing to the call I ing out of the French Army reserves. J There's silence on the Boulevards, the . streets we wander through, j That were merry with the chatter of grisettes, Deserve, in French and English both, the common name of Rue, And the air is full of whispering regrets. Where Alphonse spread his muslins with a little extra swank When a saucy shadow fell across the floor, There's nothing now to meet the eye but shutters bare and blank, For the Paris counter-jumpers are at war. The bud from Henri's buttonhole that sweet Denise has kept Has been cherished and been water ed by the tears That for her absent soldier-boy the lonely lassie wept, And the days since :his departure lag J like years. Lizette has lost her merry smile since • Louis went away, ' And, though her heart is filled...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES, i It was a fine story and a pathetic I .story ol the imperialist charwoman, who would not take her money out of che Government Savings BanK "lest it should be wanted to pay for helping England. And, anyhow, she did not think that she would lose it. So there's an example tor all to follow. 'But there is another phase of the question, wmch aoes not occur, of oourse, to the orator who soared yerorutoricaliy above the old lady's good deed. Yet it is none the less potent in its influence upon the pub lic mind, and the Awiui Example chanced to be in Sydney last week. An unpatriotic lady, also of the char woman persuasion, had £60 in tiie Government Savings Bank, and she would not listen to any . argument about trusting to all the resources of the State or the Commonwealth. "lie sources is all very well," she said, -but sovereigns in a sock is better." So she went and got the gold. She clutched her little bag with a trium phant air as she came down the steps. A man be...
HOW GERMANS LIVE. THRIFT EVERYWHERE APPARENT. SMALL WAGES FOR GOVERNMENT SERVANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
HOW GERMANS LIVE. THRIFT EVERYWHERE APPARENT. SMALL WAGES FOR GOVERNMENT SERVANTS. "After the Swiss, the Germans are probably the thriftiest people in Eu rope," declares the Berlin correspond: ent of the Chicago "Tribune." "They are tremendous believers in savings banks. "Thrift is manifest on every hand in the Kaiser's land, though the Gov ernment and the State seem to be thriftier than the people at large. Government employes get ridiculous ly1 small pay;-" I was shown over one of the Emperor's castles by an old guide who had been on duty for 23 years, and was still happy on a sal ary of £5 a month. "Policemen, postmen, railway em ployes, and all the other servant's of the State are paid on a basis corres-^ pondingly meagre, judged by British standards. A German bank manager, with a gross income of £400 a year— £200 salary-arid £200 commissions on business he secures—is considered well paid. ;| "Rents are- cheaper than with us, and servants much cheaper. Here abouts it is the man ...
THE KAISER AND THE WAR [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
THE KAISER AND THE WAR By Del McCay in "Table Talk." Italy will not join Germany. Nor way, Sweden and Denmark are deter mined to defend their neutrality de spite German threats. Holland has joined those in arms against Ger many. This people high in will and strength and heart, The friendship of the world might yet maintain, But they from every friend have drawn apart; Fraternal hands are stretched to them in vain, Since they would rule, not only in the mart, But one great world-wide Empire build again. c The madness that has seized them had its start In that cracked Kaiser's glory-seeth ing brain. Now all the world in fratricidal strife Is plunged, and cannon boom across the sea; Our rulers are the bullet and the knife, And Red War wins his dreadful vic tory. What recks the Kaiser of this spilt out life, Who brags of "Allemachtig Gott undt Me"? The shuddering world, with ghastly horrors rife, Groans under trampling feet of such as he. All men stare wildly at this dripping King, King...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
GENERAL NEWS. The West Australian Legislative As sembly suspended the Standing Orders on Tuesday and passed through all stages the Foodstuffs Commissioner Bill, a measure to regulate the distri bution and export price of foods in war time. The bill is the outcome of -communications between the Federal authorities and the Premier with a ■view to securing uniform legislation throughout the States. It is provided that all persons in possession of quan tities of foodstuffs exceeding those • scheduled shall furnish returns as re-'' quired, from time to time. The Com missioner's schedule fixes the quanti- • ties of foodstuffs which need not be reported. With wheat, barley, oats and maize, 100 bushels is the maximum quantity which need not be reported, i With chaff and straw the maximum t is five tons; with flour, oatmeal, rice, | pollard, bran, potatoes, sugar and mo lasses, one ton; with jam, bacon, ham, preserved fish and condensed milk, 500 lb.; with mutton and beef, 100 cwt., tea, cof...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
Horse-breeders in this district will see by announcements appearing else where that the services of the well known sires, " Comet," " Master j Wattee" and "Prince "Aldie" (the | property of Messrs Brock Bros., Moe), will again be at their disposal this season. Didn't Think It Possible.—" I didn't think it possible that such a wonderful medicine as Chamberlain's Cough Remedy could be purchased at such a low price," says Mr J. Burgis, Stanley, Vic. "I was attacked with severe pains in the chest, with difficult breathing, but nothiug I took relieved the cold. Having Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in stock, I thought I would give it a trial, and got relief at once. I give it to my children, and think so highly of it that 1 would not be without a bottle on hand.'' Sold by all storekeepers and chemists.* Why force children to take castor oil "LAXETTES" are equally as effective and as pleasant as a chocolate cream. All chemists and storekeepers, 1/- and 2/6, or Bowen & Co., Swanston-st...
VICTORIAN PROGRESS. HUGE INCREASE IN OUTPUT OF FACTORIES. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
j VICTORIAN PROGRESS. HUGE INCREASE IN OUTPUT OF FACTORIES. The Victorian Government Statist (Mr. A. M. Laughton) has issued an interesting comparative statement of particulars relating to factories in Vic | tona, in which is shown the progress ! niaue in the nine years' period trom ! 19U4 to 1913 inclusive. The following shows the increase in working cost, liands employed, output and other par : ticulars: — i Since 1904 the number of factories has increased by 1405, or by about 33 per cent. i The number of hands employed by 42,457, or 55.6 per cent. j The value of machinery, plant, etc., by £7,107,553, or about 52 per cent, j i The value of output by £24,810,467, ! or 107.3 per cent. The increase in wages paid is £5,919,971, or about 123 per cent. | Of the total wages paid during 1913 males received £8,925,814 and females i £1,788,522, giving a yearly average for the former of £118 18/9 and for the latter of £47 0/1, or, assuming that 52 weeks were worked, an average of £2 5/9' for...
SORDID AUSTRIAN ROMANCE. DIVORCED SERVANT-WIFE SUES FOR LARGER ALLOWANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
SORDID AUSTRIAN ROMANCE. DIVORCED SERVANT-WIFE SUES FOR LARGER ALLOWANCE. ' One of the romances of the Haps burgs was again brought before the public just before the outbreak of war, owing to the fact that Herr Leopold Woelfling, the ex-Archduke Leopold of Austria, is being sued in the. Munich courts by his former wife, Frau Adam ovitcli, for an increase of her allow ance from £16 to £40 a month. The ex-Archduke submitted to the court that his former-wife was originally a servant, and. ought to be content to live in that station of life. The court reserved its decision.
UNDER THE HAMMER. DAIRY HERDS, HORSES, PIGS, IMPLEMENTS, FURNITURE, ETC. J. K. JENNINGS AND McINNES. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 September 1914
UNDER THE HAMMER. DAIRY HERDS, HORSES, PIGS, IMPLEMENTS, FURNITURE, Etc. J. K. JENNINGS and McINNES. Fall particulars of a clearing sale ou behalf of Mr G. Bell (Tangil South) ap pear in this issue. Fat pig sale at Trafalgar on Friday, 11th Sept. Pigs will be trucked at Thorpdale, picking up at Moe and other intermediate stations. Peruse the list of sales to be con ducted by this firm.