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SPEECHES MADE TO ORDER. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 28 May 1914
SPEECHES MADE TO ORDER. A little, quiet, book-lined office in the heart of the West End of London is occupied by a gentleman who is prepared to turn out speeches for all occasions. During a recent interview the speechmaker-in-chief remarked that, while speeches have often been written by others than those who de lyver them, he thinks his is the first attempt to concentrate the supply and to establish the new profession of gentleman speechmaker. 'I am as ready with an after-dinner speech as any other," he said. "They can be bright or serious as requred. and I have already prepared a good many speecoes which have been de livered with success in different parts of the country. 'Impromptus' are a specialty. "The method is simple enough. I ask clients to supply me with.any lo cal allusions they require, and an idea, if they have one, of'the trend of the speech. The rest they can leave to. me. I have made-a practice of attending all the functions T could for years past, so I know exactly ...
"BRAINS SUPPLIED HERE." [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 28 May 1914
"BRAINS SUPPLIED HERE." Is it possible to provide the feeble minded with more 'brain. until they are normal? Wild though the possi bility may seem to the lay mind, it hn., neveirtheless, been seriously dis cussed at the Congress of Medicine in Paris. Furthermore, experiments in the science which is known as "or ganotherapy" have already been at tempted. This science really consists of treat ing diseased organs with medicines made from similar organs. It is point ed out by medical experts that the building up or doctoring of one organ with extracts from a similar one was practised 2000 years ago, although, of course, in a very crude fashion. It is on record that patients suffering from an affe .tion of any particular part of their system were given the same part of an animal to eat, with the idea of repairing the local waste*and dam ale. Thus consumptives were order ed to eat sheep lungs, while for dys peptics was prescribed a diet in which the stomach of calves ranked as the chief i...
SECRET NAVAL CODE BOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 28 May 1914
SECRET NAVAL CODE BOOK. Few things are so jealously, guarded as the secret code book of the Uni ted States Navy. It is a book of sig nals-not the ordinary ''wig-wag" sig nals used in the daily direction of the fleet by a commanding officer-but a code of signals to be used solely in time of war and in the presence of an enemy. These secret code books .are issued only to the executive officers of a ship, who are enjoined to protect them against theft by every possible means. These books are threatened not so much by the ordinary thief as by secret emissaries of other Govern ments who desire to obtain knowledge of what the battleships would do in time of action. Governments have no scruples against theft in such cases. The loss of one- of these secret code books by an officer, unless explained to the entire satisfactlon:of the Sec retary of the Navy, would mean court martial and probable expulsion from the service. To the honor-of the United States Service, no officer has ever yet been...
THE MISSION OF FLOWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 28 May 1914
THE MISSION OF FLOWERS. Mr. Rider Haggard as a novelist has thrilled thousands, but never, perhaps, did his pen do--botter work than when it formed the following words, constituting, as they do, an enthusiastic and an effective "appre clation" of flowers: "I adore flowers," says some lady. contemplating a bouquet of orchids or prize chrysanthemums that others have raised at her expense. But she never watched the wonder of their growth; she never saw the shoot start to life; or the pseudo-bulb form; or day by day the flower spike ma ture. All that such a one cares for is the blaze of color when it comes, if even she really cares for this. With those who love the flowers, who, whatever their opportunities, are gar deners born, it is otherwise. The poor womal, for example, worn out with want, a dweller, perhaps, in the grimy slum of some vast city, who nurtures on the window-sill of her one room a cactus or a rose cut ting. When the cactus opens its gorgeous dazzling cup, white as the ...
"A PLACE FOR HIS HEART." [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 28 May 1914
,'A PLACE FOR HIS HEART." "I. married you in order to love you in God. and according tothe. need of my heart,, and in order to have in the midst of the strange world a place for my heart, which all the world' bleak winds- cannot chill; and where I may find the warmth of the- home fire, to which I eagerly betake myself when it is stormy and cold without." 1 Canyou imagine whose words are dhese? Perhaps you, might say they were written by some lovesick senti mentalist; but you would mistake. They are found in the "Love Letters of Prince Bismarck," which have just been published, and from their am ple pages you could cull a hundred similar passages. There are many different judgments of Prince Bis marck current in the world to-day, but there cannot be two opinions as to the purity, and depth of his affec tion for his wife. Probaibly she was the greatest single force that ever entered his life. She does .not seem to have been an intellectual or a brilliant woman, but she was .clear-mind...
WOMAN'S WORLD. HINTS TO MOTHERS. Some Useful Suggestions About the Care and Training of Children. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 28 May 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. HINTS TO MOTHERS. Some Useful Suggestions- About the Care ahd' Training of Children. All children possess, imagination in a greater or less. degree, and in the management of the nursery this facul' ty may be ranked among the import ant ones. In trifling matters; where no real, principle is involved' I always consider the easiest way the best way; as, for instance, this morning, when my three-year-old girlie took it into her head not to be dressed as usual and curling her tiny pink toes be neath her \gown, declaring, mischiev osuly she wouldn't have any 'tock; in's on at all." For a minute. I was nonplussed. Baby had not ben well for several days and was just in the humor to rebel vigorously against enforced obedience. Papa was in the sound morning sleep that benefits a night worker, a, cry must be avoided if pos sible, so, as a thought struck me, I held the small stocking invitingly open and said. pleasantly, "'fhe naugh; ty little food said it wouldn't go into this s...
SERIOUS CHARGES AGAINST A SETTLER. THE TWO LITTLE LANCASHIRE LASSES. THEY HAD NO LOVE FOR FATHER. INSPECTOR CORKILL AND COUNSEL IN A PASSAGE AT ARMS AWFUL INJUSTICE OF A LONG WAIT FOR TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 28 May 1914
SERIOUS CHARGES AGAINST A SETTLER. THE TWO LITTLE LANCASHIRE LASSES. TEEY HAD NO LOYE FOR FATHER. INSPECTOR CBREILL AND COUN SEL IN A PASSAGE AT AEMS AWFUL INJTSTICE OF A LONG WAIT FOR TI?L. Christopher Phiilip-on, aged 45, appearei on remand before Mr R Kinich:, P M., at the Poli-e Court. on Tuesiay, chargedi wih bavinu attempted ro aS-ult his daughter-. There were four chare-s it all. two in respecf of ea of the girls Inspector C0rkil. proecutet; Mr W M'C A erne:hy being for "he defience. The ir-pector aske, that the court be cleared. The irls- would be able to giv- their evidence clearer. The P.M. said he was u?sualv averse to clearing the court in such caes. He thoughct that people houlid be allowed in to let them cee the erionu posiion in which the accuced wIs. Mr Abernethy: Your Wvorship it uot considering my client; only the ?irls. The P.M.: I have no sympa3thy at all for peole in tha: posirion. The appliction to clear the court having been granted, Inspec tor Corkill staerd ...
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 28 May 1914
COURSING. The following dates hrave been allolted for coursing meetings in the North Eastern district during the ensuing eBason:- Eurosn-June 8, July 4, August 8, September 5. Kyabram--June 4, July 1 and 2, August 6, September 3. St James--May 29, June 26, July 31. Dookie-July 29. Mansfield-May 23, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 12. Cobram--Jane 3, July 8, August 26. Yebba North-July 15. MUrchison--June 27, July 31, August I and 29, September 12. Tatura-May 27, June 16, July 22 and 23, August 25. Nsgambie-July 10. August 20. Elmore--lay 20, June 17, July 8 and 9, August 19, September 9. Katamatite-June 18, July 23 and 24, August 20. Shepparton--May 13, June 10, July 14 and 15, August 11 and 12, Sop. tember 9. Benalla-June 3, July 7 and 8, August 4 5, and 26.
JUNIOR ASSOCIATION. May 27. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 28 May 1914
JUNIOR ASSOCIATION. May 27. Shepparton Imperial v Workers' United Grahamoa!e v Arcadia Caniambo West v Silver Star June1 ' Arcadis v Shepparton Imperial Silver Star v Workers' United Caniambo Westt v Grahamvale June 10 Shepparton Imperial v Caniambo West Workers' United v Arcadia Grahamvasle v Silver Star Jone 17 Silver Star v Shepparton Imperial Arcadia v Caniambo West Workers' United v Grahamra!e June 24 A vacant day for all clubs Junly 1 Shepparton Imperial v Grahamvale Canismbo West v Workers' United Silver Star v Arcadia Matches played on ground of first. named club; second round grounds re versed. At the conclusion of the second round (minor premiership), the four leading teams will play off for the major premiership. Ic the event of:the club winning the minor premiership being de feated in the play-off, it shall have the right to a challenge match,
HOW NELSON LOST HIS EYE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 28 May 1914
HOW NELSON LOST HIS EYE. It is a curious fact that no one has been able to say precisely when and where Nelson lost his left eye. Some say that the disaster occurred during the siege of Bastia, in 1793; while others decide that it was the siege of Calvi. Accbrding to Signor 'D, Liberate Abarca, General in the ser viceof the Nicaraguan Republic, both these accounts are false. He says that it was in the year 1780; when the future "god of the seas," then a post captain in the Royal Navy, was cruis; ing along the coast of Central Ameri ca, that he received the wound which added him to the list of one-eyedl warriors. After inflicting every pos sible injury on the Spanish Colonies, Nelson resolved to take by assault the castle of San Carlos de Nicara gua. With a flotilla of launches and other flat-bottomed boats, he rowed up the river of San Juan, whichl flows into the Gulf of Mexico. The Spanish commander was laid up in bed with a severe illness, and the garrison, terrified at the imposi...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XIII. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 28 May 1914
GREATER THA GUtDo: By L;. T. MEADE, Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XIII. While Mrs. Bellairs, in fear and trembling, had been hurrying towards the shabby little shop of Isaac Morde cai, Captain O'Doyle, punctually at 12 o'clock, presented himself at the hotel in the Strand. He inquired for Mr. Kruger and sent up his card, on which was inscribed his full name and the cavalry regiment to which he belong. ed. He was a remarkably good-look ing young man and, what was far more to the point, the generous and noble nature of his Irish heart shone through his steadfast, steady blue eyes. Captain O'Doyle, however, could not help wondering what a South African solicitor wanted with him. Bellairs had told htim nothing beyond urging him very earnestly to go, naming the appointed hour, and assuring him that he could not but be pleased with Karl Kruger. He waited somewhat rept le...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 28 May 1914
DEATH. GLASSON -- On Sunday, May 24th, at the residence of her mother, Mrs Barrass, Bendigo, from extreme nervous &nbsp; debility, Isabella, the beloved wife of John L. Glasson, Shepparton, and mother of Lillian and Elsie. IN MEMORIAM. farrear.--In loving remembrance of my dear husband and father, Patrick Raftery, who died 31st May, 1918, Immaculate heart of Mary, Thy prayers for him extol, 0, sacred heart of Jesneus, Have mercy on his soul. -Inserted by his loving wife, sons and daughters. R.I.P PUBLIs?HBD M?oNDAY & THBaaSDAy. BE JUST AND PEARB HNUT. THURSDAY, MAY 28, 191.4,
SHEPPARTON FOOTBALL CLUB. COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 1 June 1914
SHEPPARTON FOOTBALL (CLUB. COMMITTEE MIEETING. At the meeting of the commit tee of the Shepparton Football Club held at Miss Maloney's Royal Hotel on Friday night there was a fine attendan'cn ; Mr;R Darby (pre sident) was in the chair. Complimentary tickets for the president~)and;secretary were re ceived from Rochester club. Mr L J Michel, on behalf of sub committee, reported having visited and inspected the dressing rooms at the Recreation Reserve. Many things had been found that needed immediate attention. Notes had been made of these and a-list sub mitted to Or Fair, who had pro mised to endeavor to have the mat. tar attended to as soon as possible. -Mr H Ware said that most of the repairs had been done, and sub. slantial locks put on the doors. The report was received and vote of thanks passed to sub-committee, on the motion of Messrs W O An derson and W J Nolan. Messre H Ware and R W Ander son reported having, with Mr W B Hoare, conferred with representas tives of the Shepparto...
DIVINE LOVE AND MERCY [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 1 June 1914
/ S~ 4/ ft K~s LiO~¶J ?$ D"VINE I.OVE AND MEROY BY PA1'STOR tUSSJELt. Text: "And in ,this mointain shall the L.ord of IHoats make itto all people a feast of fat thinigs"' (Isa. xxs., 6). Thlrouglhout the Scriptures the word "mountaini'" is used as the symbol for a kingdoml. Earthly governments aire repre sented ats mounttains and tills, while the Lord's government is represented as beiln established "in the top of the mountains." It is this Inmountain, or Kiltgdolm of Gord, wlichl is referred to in orr text It has not yet been establislhedl ill the earth, and lhencre its blessed work has not yet been realised. We still properly pray: "Thy will be done on earth. as it is done in heaven." Tr'le. ab beginling has been made. Fbor more than eighteen centuries since the Holy Spirit was besctowed at I'et:lecost the ehlirel hlas Ieen inl process of selection; a llld thie cIturch is sometimes called the kingdom. hecause "its nembers, when glori tied, will constitute the kiingdom class the lB...
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 1 June 1914
COURIBING. The following dates have been allotted for coursing meeotings in the North Eastern disturic during the ensuing season: Euro--June 8, July 4, August 8, September 5. KIyabram-Junuo- 4, July 1 and 2, August 6, September 3. St James-May 29, June 26i, July 81. Dookio--July 29. Mansfield-May 23, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 12. Cobram-June 3, July 8, August 26, Yebba North-July 15. Murchison-Juns 27, July 81, August 1 and 29, September 12. Tatura-Maty 27, June 16, July 22 and 23, August 25. Nagambie--July 10 August 20. ·Elmoro-May 20, June 17, July 8 and 6, August 19, September 9. Katamatit--Juno 18, July 23 and 24, August 20. Shoppurton--May 15, June 10, July 14 and 15, August 11 and 12, Sep. tember 0. Benalla-June 3, July 7 and 8, August 4 5, and 26.
JUNIOR ASSOCIATION. May 27. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 1 June 1914
JUNIOR ASSOCIATION. May 27. Shopparlon Imperial v Workers' United Grahamvalo v Arcadia Caniambo West v Silver Star Junoe' Arcadia v Shepparton Imperial Silver Star v W:;kOer' United Canismbo West v Grahamvale June 10 Shepparton Imperial v Caniambo Weest Workers' United v Arcadia Grahamvale v Silver Star June 17 Silver Star v Shepparton Imperial .Arcadia v Caniambo West Workers' United v Grahamvalo June 24 A vacant day for all clubs July 1 Shepparton Imperial v Grahamvalo Caniambo West v Workers' United Silver Star v Arcadia Mlatches played on ground of first named club; second round grounds re versed. At the conclusion of the second round (minor premiership), the four leading teams will play off for the major premiership. In the event of .the club winning the minor premiership being de. feated in the play-off, it shall have the right to a challenge match.
SPORTING FIXTURES. GOULBURN VALLEY DISTRICT FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 1 June 1914
SPORTING F1XTURES. GOULBURN VALLEY DISTRIOT FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. The following is the draw for the firae round of matches in connection with the competition for the premiership of the G.V.D.F.A: MxLY 27 Tatura v Shopparton Rochester v Echuoa Kyabram v MIooroopna J"wrc 3 Sihepparton v Rochester M1ooroopon v Eehuca Tatura v Kyabram JuNc 10 Kyabram v Shepparcon Rochester v MIooroopna Echucs v Tatura JUNE 17 Bhepparton v Echuca Mooroopna v Tatura Kyabram v Rochester Matches plsycd on grounds of first named clubs.
AT THE BAPTIST CHURCH. FAREWELL SOCIAL TO MR G. F. LONG. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 1 June 1914
AT THE BAPTIST CHURCH. FAREWELL SOCIAL TO MR GO, F, LONG. On Friday evening last in the Baptist Church the congregation met co say "good-bye" to BIMr ,G. F. Long, who is taking his deparaure for Rochester. The pastor (Rev J. WV. Thomas) occupied the chair. After singing "All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name," prayer was offered by Mr Bird, The pastor intimated that it was soar cely necessary for him to declare the object of the gathering. It was a part of the church work to welcome and fare well its members. There weeas joy at the welcoming of a new member, and there was regret at the fatewelling of a true and trousted member and officer. Mr G. F. Long had been associated with them in a very happy degree. As choir master he was well nigh indispensable; as treasurer of the church, teacher in the Bunday-school, and as a member and a deacon, he was attentive and trusted. They could ill spare such tried and capable olfficers; but they wished him God speed, and trusted that his sphere of us...
RODNEY SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 1 June 1914
RODNEY SHIRE COUNCIL. Present-Crs J W Wilson (pre sident), McLennan. Lilford, Park, Mitchell, Stewart, Pogue and Lan caster. COnRRESrONDENCE. Hon H McKenzie stated that he had waited upon the Railway Commissioners re additional trains on the Toolamba-Echuca line. The chairman promised that he would look into the matter and advise him shortly.-Received. From R E James, hon sec, Un dera Progress Association, asking for repairs to the existing metal in front of the business places at Undera, and for the extension in Mr Tonkin's; also that railings be erected on the edge of the foot path so that horses may be tied there.--Cr Stewart suggested that the council provide the gravel free at Mooroopna, and the progress association would arrange to have it carted out. The cartage alone was a heavy item. The repairs, as suggested, were necessary.--The engineer said 80 yards of gravel would be required.-It was re solved to suggest to the Progress Association that the members make an offer to do ...