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WERRIBEE RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 28 November 1912
WERRTIBEEi 'RIFLE. -CLUB.; The ý chhllenge -match. between the M.U.I,O.O:F." and-the other members, of the :elub vas .fired on the Wdrribee :range -on Satur day. last. in connection, witht'the fourth , monthly" championship shoot. The result.was a wini by sixtpoints in favor of tho- Odd fellows, after a :.very..keen ;con test.':. A'.match': with, the -Post' -and Telegraph: Club will be .fired on. Saturday next., A' good muster of Werribee: shots .is' requested, and imembers. will please remem ber that the 'match istdartaearly;2.
THE Werribee Sbire Banner. WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, NOV 28 [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 28 November 1912
THE Werrib~ .$ bite; B aniter. WVERRIBEE, TIHURSDAY;. NOV'28 Thelecture,.under 'the.auspices of._" the, Werribee: Agricultural Society, . advertised, to .be. de livered to-morrow,. has. been post poned for.a week.. Mr. - C.. W. Tyzack; ,who;, for the past. month has been hover ing, between ,life :and "death;,.is now able to get about with the aid of a. walking stick.. Mr.- H. P. Williams is still confined- to his room.. The Rev.- J. R. Currie :will preach in the Methodist Church, Werribee, . next' Sunday, both morning and evening... All are invited.:. To-morrow night a quoit match will be played . between teams representing the M.U.I.O.O.F. and the I.N.F."'. The match will be,_skiyed in the lodge room of the latter'at Mrs. Dixon's Hotel. Both= sides i are- confident and a close contest is-anticipated. The ?Forcsters will. pick their team from. the -following.: -Hesketh, O'Brien,., KiXlby,;. McCarthy, O'Keefe,,. P.::. Ryan,., Phelan, Richie, .. Thompson,.. Brown and others.:, The ..O...
AT THE FOOTBALL MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 28 November 1912
AT 'THEI FOOTI3AI.h dMA'TCH. At a football match two excited men-one El'nglish, the other Scotch got into conversation. The lEnglishman, contrary to tradi tion, possessed the "hbottle." ' "rhnt's t line. shot," said Scottie. "It is," assented the F.nglishman, anti took a deep draught out of the bottle, then immediately replaced It In his pocket, in spite of Sandy's thirsty. glance. Sulddenly a goal was scored. "Grann' goal," said the Scot. "Fine," returned his companion, anti applied the bottle to his lips once more. Still he did not ofter to treat his neighbour. "Yc're a bilt of a football player yersel', T see," remarked Sandy. N"Yes, I am," was the proud reply. "I thoeht that," said the Scot dry ly. "I can see ye're a gralln' drillb bier ; but mon, ye're nne guid at poasing." A slhort time ago a. poor ]rishman appeared at the Manchester relieving ofllcer's for aeslstance, and, upon sonie doubt being expressed ai to whether lie was a proper- object for relief enforced hIls atilt w...
DANCING IN RUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 28 November 1912
DANCING IN RUSSIA. ---+--- Buckle, in his "History of Civilisa tion," alttache immense importance to tie eflects of climate upon tem peratuent, and consequently upon 1 a tional chllaracteristics. In Russif a they scem to be contradictory, for this severe climate certainly has generat ed warm hearts, and, more incongruo ous still, musiaell and artistic tal ents in an eminent degree. These characteristics are generally asaocia ted with hot sun and brilliant notlr. 1l colouring. But no one who has visited Russia could comle away withl out tile impression that, in all mu sical and artistic accomplishments, the Rulsians are remarkably etlicient. They positively excel itb dancing, and tils excellence is to lie observed not only upon the boards of the Opera House, where it beneficent Go vernment watchies over and pay)s for the instruction of the dancers-al though there, of course, we see the terpsichorean art brought to the high ent pitch of perfection-huotls dancion might almost he said t...
PEARSON, ROWE, SMITH & CO.'S REPORT. Fat Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 28 November 1912
PNAltBON, IOWE, BSMITT & CO.'S Rn4POR?. Flrt Sheep. Pearson, Rowo, Smith, and o.' sold: 830 crosshred lad ' rlino oaos, John F 1lyna, Yarrnman, .to 13/0; 360 cross bred wothors and owe0s, W. Lno, Vio le 'lTown, to 1:1/8; 351 crosshred and marino owes, Jns. Darliog, Olonnronn, to 13/; 250 crossbreds, from Steiglito, wsothers to 10/3, owes to 10/; 2.18 mori no owes, Craigieborn;; 232 crossbred owes, W'..J; I. MI'Auuly, Melroso, to 17/2; 220 crossbred 0owc antd bwothers, Wim. FoIon, Elmdrild; 220 crossbiod orthers 0nld 2-tooths, Shaw Bros., Littlo Iveior, to 11/8; 210 orosshicd 'and I m'lierino owes, G. t. Itornsot, tooralin, 208 crossbredl weothlors, Holmes and BUodle,. Loddon Len; 116 crossbred and 'merino owes, T. J. Brdbury, MIalol, 0/11 and 9/2; 112 crossored wethers aind owes, Jus. Willis, Slholord, to 15/; 112 crossbred and merino I wethers, froen Sydcnham, to 14/11: 110 merino wes, .T. Hanrahan, Charltln, to 9/10; 109 crossbred owes, M. Bourkce; Nathalia to 14/8, averag...
(COPYRIGHT.) THE MILLIONAIRE'S LAST WILL. PART 11. CHAPTER XXIII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 28 November 1912
(COPYRIGHT.) --- THE---- MILLIONAIRE'S &lt; LAST WILL. By I-ledley Richards, Author of "A Day of Reckoning," "Out of Darkness," etc. PART 11. CHAPTER XXIII.-(Continued.) Taking her seat in an empty first class carriage, she leaned back, grtal that her walk was over, andl na tlit train started she felt thaukfal that she was on her way back to L bli-en foot and safety ; but in spite of her knowledge that a few hours' travel ling would do all she deslre.l, sac could not rid herself of a foreo)din: that she had not done with Martin. 'The line to Atherly Junction was a branch., nd wound round among the hi::s, and in one place passing not a mile from her uncle's farm , but the nearest station was fully two miles from the farm, anitd long a lonely road, unknown to Hesather, as this branch line had been made a few years previously, after she had left her uncle's house. Nevertheless she -looked throuhlfits _t adow-_--at-_.th, rfittle`-tation, which was badly light ed with a solitary ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 28 November 1912
SEWOi G M/4HINES splolldid tabl, andu te imaodine EIRs ItEt aE oeutI o UiE YARD Neo te Co.opatd ive Stilre or. Bu WAD nrgsi. DTim er & onmongery oiuksr Ion hand for rtemoving buifingt i& f or hire, wi th tc .'l, e to. y for ihllo ot?rd Cerlog tulling youe Who ha proved that iis possible othe Ito slt wte?. Qualety fwrhin tr do f eil , mnk m ll crrir , fornu p lre tliog.' 8ORG8 ERROL STRCEET O NORTH MELBOURNE.. WR1 RI TEETIEMIIE NIA YARD Next Cooporative Storc for Buildings, TimbeBNr&lionmongery. 1TiMr. IIUILDINGS A SPECIALITY. lig fresh w h ted for roll oving ilingn, Sfitor irc, ldth Jacide, but I pl to y the water y g n he np \t) WATC2f NO PAY. serted bocy you if b~cd rgroy expectatio apnd l to yon co GIB GIBBONS. to ttild proand Gnlot i'l, CoDntr bl to ohitain a frti wrator stroen closte to olit orotor, QOalityoftvater ~tfuirrd.' Smeall rtirgr for premps tiug." BORING MjY CONTRIACT * TEJSTIMO NIAL.P Td Mir. II OGlIBONS W~erirboc,. I.. lio. very. luctoh pleel...
AN INNOVATION. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 28 November 1912
AN INNOVATIO .• Iror just one year let's cut out sitting along the curb and looking wiso; lot's hump orrselves and do out knitting and keep our homes supplied with aies: Lot' try to better our.condition oy homest work for honest pay, and let tho howl ing politician go on his windy, useless way. .Let's worry loss nbout the mea notes our Uongrosstndt intend to thrash, and give our wives and kids such pleasures as como to folks who have the cash.. Let's do less worrying and jaw ing o'er things a thousand miles.away; and at our woodpiles do some sawing,. and make our dooryards clean to-day. 13, fussiing round wo. mako life's liss torl to s:reamnms of sorrow, deep -andl wide; lot's.paiu the barnc.and clean ths cistern, ant . lot tho jgobld. old. natin? slido. Too lon..tlho nation's cares wo've carried, wo earnest, patriotic men; the patient, . toil-worn girlsanivo: married shoudi ho considered now asd thon. I'd rath;r lag a pail of water 'into tlhe kit chltn for my Jill, than-gO. to Cong...
ON THE FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 28 November 1912
ON THE FAIM.. Hitting it this year whoro you missed itlnao is i o pretty good sign that you are lSerniug your business a littlo better. toreo taono oo honest man stands ii need.of. ibit of help which .ho is too Iproud-to ask for. Keep your oyoe open fOr.: .,olallco to do every such.t iman good.- turn.. Never htiro a cheap 'man. to work ai igtod .lalir of horses.. It will mean .loss every. time.. A bright, intelligent man, ila ood managor and i acloso. observer; win save moro than I his. wages. in tihe IasOouit of soi'k iho will accomplish, and in maintatoining the condition of his team. If there were fewer whips in the world "thoreowould be fewer ugly horses. The isorso. that is all tho time being tapped wcitlh the whip never knows what Ilis master means by it. and comes to think ho. mleans just not-bhing. Cows, to do their best," should have somo greoln or succulent feed overy day in.thlo year. Thie onloy i way to mect this *toeessity. is to provideo an abondance of oesilage. ELlsi...
THE MEAN MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 28 November 1912
THE MEAN MAN.,:. Thih man mn tis a man who is nlways_ donying tlhe claims of justico. IHe is the ttan who somoehow or other always sman neos'to orodo his part of tho rcckoning Ilo gives in a good deal too eagerly to tho gonorous colplnions owhlo aro nloro than willing to ttko their port and his also.. Ito is a man who dioturbs. the poaco of his household by cheekisg .thle figures of housekeeping expenses drawn np by his oppressed wife. If thcro in sexpeol e t uncconnted fotr io will romppel a tearful rnoralatiosn o tho.nwholo bilss.i oass:. tin isea man who atnchunrlch pts fi the snmanllest coin.. Flois ofi?or, h-'t ,nhlic subscriptions, orperihaps hIo Iomn ys.unndslerstand, that wheon ab aubacriltrn to aplbllic" object Iho lilkeos toIn do it-by stealtl': You nerd not expect to tie. itti na?ne in any list of 'generous givers. iti'hilsna dcep antd saored convictiin' of. thb tischief nloan iv lips. It scem:i?: -rrdilleo thorn shorel be snch peoplei; hbat iAhnvo hoard of on who ant the...
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 28 November 1912
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S ItEPORT At Newmarltct on Tuesday Messrs Densloy and Johnston, Eold :-Fat sheep -Wethors-B20 crosabrod,.cou 'anck and mnrino, Wm. 'McPierHonm.. Wyangario; 72 crosaBred, fronm r iyuga. to 15a 7d, avg las 4ld;.20 iiorino, Isanae lobinson, Melton, at 183 Od; 10-. -ossbred and morino, Angus McOillivray, Lalbert. Ewes-108 crossbrel and coubnack, ). 0. Smith, "Pino Hill," Thyra Road, Moanmu, N.S.W., to 17a l11, avg. 18s Od, bcing the higlhot average of the miarket; 84 crossbrod and. comeback, Angus McGillivray, Lalbert;. 77:crosnbrid and comneback, T. F. Piclkons, Franullyn Farm, 'ino Grovo Eiast, to IT7-Od, avg 16s 8d; 08 norinto from .oclbanli; 23 6rossbirid and coimeback, Thior Smith, Lalbort, at 11s 5d; 1 merino, D?. llobin soil, Truganina. Fat Lamnbo-285 P. A. Thompson, Uarr Park, Cobhna, to lOBs avg. lls 7d; 100 Wm. lcPliorson, WyanRgariu; 105,. .T. Tacy, Kialla West. to183 10d, avg 13s 4d; S, IsaaaRc- obin soni. tolto i;(woolly). to 15 1ld, avg 14s. C5lA...
NORTH RIDING ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 28 November 1912
NORTH RIDING ELECTION &nbsp; The extraordinary election held last Friday to fill the vacancy caused by the retirement of Mr. Frank Agar for the above riding did not cause a great deal of excitement. When the first two returns came in Mr. Holland was leading by 10, &nbsp; but was beaten by a head when the Exford result came to hand. Both candidates addressed the ratepayers after the poll had been declared, Mr. Holland stating that he would again be a candidate next August. The following are results at the various polling booths:-- &nbsp; Iololhnd,!. V'olan;t. Tirnalt:' ..... ..... S;. ?:. Exford I ..... ..... 7 i 19' Balliang ..... .... 9) 44 Poatal -votes , ..... 8i 75j. 79?
WERRIBEE POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27th 12 [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 28 November 1912
WERRIBEE POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER; .27th '12 Before Dr. Manly (chairman) &nbsp; and Messrs W. Holland, Jas Browne &nbsp; M. Wall J's.P. &nbsp; &nbsp; John Gray and William Thomas &nbsp; were charged with stealing a rail- &nbsp; way tricycle on the 23rd inst. Senior Constable Garnell prose- cuted. &nbsp; Mrs. Blackwell deposed that on &nbsp; Saturdav evening last while stand- ing at her gate waiting for her hus- &nbsp; band, who is a ganger on the rail- &nbsp; way line, she saw accused getting &nbsp; off the railway platform, near the &nbsp; water basin. About a quarter past eight she saw them take a tricycle and ride towards Bulban. She told Porter Miller that the tricycle had been taken. Afterwards saw the &nbsp; accused in custody of the police. Sidney Miller, a railway porter employed at the Werribee railway &nbsp; Station, deposed that Mrs. Blackwell had told ...
WHEN TEACHERS SMILE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 December 1912
WHEN TEACHeRS S1tLE. -4--- The unconscious humour of school boy "howlers" Is sometimes eclipsed' by the amusement derived by teach-i ers from the letters wb??h illiterate Parents of pupple send, apologiaOWI for the non-att.eudance of their soni or daughter, or cribicising the me thod of teaching : Sir,-My boy has been learningi shorthand at your school for more than a year, and he cant spsak it' yet. I intend to seld hi to some, other school where tUey know how to teach. Here is another specimtn token from Mr. W. J. Sargeat's entertain-' ing booklet, "Himoers of School Life" : Dear teacher kindly excuse Willie. we kept him at home yesterday. We wanted to give him a little pleasure so we took him to see his grand mother's grave. After examining the eyesight of a number of scholars, a master wrote to the father of one lad, telling him that his son was snffering from myo pia, and needed attention. The fa ther wrote back eaying :- Thanks for your note about Harry. Just you knock it out,...
COMPLETE SHORT STORY. CHISHOLM'S BIRGLAR. A SENSATIONAL EPISODE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 December 1912
COMPLETE SHfDR' STORY. CHISHOLM'S BIRGLAR.. A SENSATIONAL IPISODE. BY R. S. WARRKI 13?iL,. " Are you gohig to il up to-night, Chisholm ?" " Yes. I'm in for amusical scol. at King's next week, ya know, aml I'm rather weak in my Lheory. Be sides, the head told me- might worl" in his study, and that'sa jolly sight better than sitting ina cold class room." "The head's dining oL to-night, is he not?" " Yes, with the recto-an old col loge. chum of his. I don't expect he'll be home before miiight, if then, as they are inveterate yrn-spinner-- the rector and he-and like nothing better than chatting about old11 times." " Well, I'm for bed.' Cricket from half-past three till seven takes it oult of me. Good-night !" " Good-night, old chai." ' Rlobinson, the tired. cricketer, hav ing departed' bledwarns, Chisholm gathered his books.-together - nJ,1s - tooc himself to the, head master's study. At this time Chrisholm was a well grown sturdy young fellow between eighteen and nineteen years of age....
PRODUCTS FROM THE SHARK. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 December 1912
PRIOIUCTS FROM TH'l'1 SHARK. To the ordinary person the shark Is a fierce, man-enting fish, which cx ists solely for the purpose of makin; certain waters dangerous to bathers. That view, however, is quite erro neous. The shark has rimany vnaluable points. Shark fins furnish a deliciosn iielly that makes excellent invalid soup. From the liver a clear Iubri cating oll can he obtained, snitablh for cleaning watches and clocks. Of much value is shark-skin. It looks, when carefully prepared, like finely grnined leather. 'Then there isf shark-bone, which can he used for walking-sticks. iEspecial ly is the spine stick a favourite in Germany. Drama is distinguished from fiction In that the latter deals with 'life in its gradual development, while the former regards it as i, ntudy in cri sen, wihere eaci minor crisis leads Iup to the great, crucial situation, and all are attendgl by, the presence of. emotional excitement. • Incident, however, it not enolghi in itself; it must he incident evo...
BEADLE AND MINISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 December 1912
-DEADLE AND MINISTER. A good story is told about a Went country minister ,nd his ..beadle, showintr-thn-.- iratmltlrity that usned i exist between the minister and his man. The minister and John ham got into an argument, amld it became so hot that John was like to lose his temper. The minister naturally tried to throw oil on the troubled waters. "Maon, John," he said, "it's a good thing we're not all of one mind. fIor example, had everybody been of my mind everybody would have been wanting my good wife Janet." "Very true," replied John, a little surly, "for if everybody had been In the same mind as me naehody would hne ta'sn her ava. She may mank' in gull enotlgh' minister's wife, but phe would lhae made It pulir show aside nmy Jean."
QUOITS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 December 1912
QUOITS. The quoit. match between the, M.I.O.O.F. and, I.N.F.: .lodge?, which was played on. Faiday even-- iug last,.resulted., in a win.for the,. former. lodge. Tile- Oddfellowes lead. from.the start and,wwon.com--. Portably. by. 49. puints.. The game, was 500 up atld the. breaks.were, limited. to six.. The throwing. oi several of .the competitors.on.both. Sides was,of a very poor. character.. Mr. D. Phelan .otliciated . as referee.. The following are the ecores:- ODDPCELLOWS. . Ptr.. 1I Fisher .... ... ... .. 1. lPCOouell (capt)..... .... 114: A. lt ... .... .... 102 . VW. kuasford . .... 88, A. Uren ...... .... .... b2. Toeal.. . . .... . . 500.1 YOILESTERS. E. O'eee.... .... . 100 , F. I.by.... .... ... 01 J. i'OCarthy ... ... 89 t. Brown .... .... .... 80, E..ltitchia .... .... 5 ..... tL5 Total..... ... .... 1. 11 .: esketh captained the I.N.F.. but did.not. play.. A? retunn .matbol. Svill be played at an early date.
PEARSON, ROWE, SMITH & CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 December 1912
PEiARSON,.ROWE,. SIIT.LIL. &. CO.'S IE:PrO,. loessrs. Pearson,. Rowo,. Smith and. Co. sold:-1,081 ntorino wethers,.'L. Cjruickshankb. WVinebolsca ;727,crossbred. iLhora.u 1. H -- ,C.... in,?'t. The Folo;, brodl wetbhers12/10, crossbred owes 11/2,; ,erino owes to ll/6;. 430. crossbred, eotlhers, frotn.Worribee ;.2-18 morinoes, Anthony Daly, -lafoking, wethlars 13/11 c0d 13/2, owes 8/11;. 2.10 crossbrod. wrotlers; H. M'Clollund, lrcrriwilloek;. 237 crossbred wothers and owes,. Geo. ill Avondalo; 222 crossbred owes, 11.. IL.. Grenves, Gauanos, to -1/4, av cragilog 15/; 2'20 crossbreds, J.. ban son, Wyclhoproof, 2-tootlhs 12/ and 11/, owes 13/0 and 10111; 203 crossbred 2 tooths nnd morino owetlrs, 1latllioson 1lros., lentlhcoto, 10/8 and 10/1; 100 crossbred 2-toothsa It. N. Alexander The Gums, 11/ nld 12/0; 105. crossbrod ald merino. wsetlors, It. P. Anderson, Cosigiobwrn to ;/7; 101 crossbred andld ,nerino wet~iers, lountm William, to 17/0; 180 moerino owes, Miss V.. S. Arnmstr...
ANNUAL NEW YEAR CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 December 1912
ANNUAL, NEW, YEAR. CARNIVAL... Attention. is. drawn., to, the cycling, club's programme. of their.annual carnival. in. the ad- vertising columns of this issue... At large. and. diversified. pro- gramme has been., arranged... Cycling events. under. the: I.C.C.A., .the footrunning..under: Amateur. Association patronage,.. with the exception. of .two .races.. at Bendigo, .Werribee has. ama--* teur. patronage to. themselves, this year.. The Geelong. High- - land gathering, applied for. sanc tion but . were refused.. TheA: Amateur Association . has_ been more than pleased with .the. man- ner. in which Werribee has con ducted . their. past. events . and . v.ere: unanimous .in. granting;. iatronage,, which. speaks- vol umes for: the .local. committee's. promotorship ..