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TROUBLES OF THE BANK OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 25 June 1914
TROUBLES OF THE DANK OF ENGLAND. rTh"Bank of England, "the groant est monetary establishment in the world," hans had its troubles, -notwlth sltanding its grcat financial strength It has passed through many perils. At various times its notes haove been al & heavy discount, Its credit has been assailed, it has been threatcned wi'th ImpeachmEnt, and it has been attack ed by rioters. The frst "run" o' the bank occurred in 1707. Other panics Sr runs occurred In 1745, 1797, and i$25, In 1S32 the Duke of Wellington was unpopular, and four men placard ed the walls of London with the words "To Stop the Duke, Go for Gold." No body knew exactly what it meant, but It produced a tremendous run on the bank. At one time the bank lost £320,000 pounds through the forgeries of one man, and still more another time, by the forgeries of another man.
THE POOR RICH HORSE AND THE RICH POOR HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 25 June 1914
THE POOR RICH HORSE AND THE RICH POOR HORSE. The poor rich horse, driven by a tall coachman with high hat and white gloves, looked very gay as he pranc ed from the door of an elegant establishment on the avenue. The breast of the noble creature was covered with foam, and lie tossed his head.up and dlown, and back and forth, and pawed the air with his fore feet. So high were his eyes-almost look ing toward the sky-that lie scarcely seemed able to see a fat old dray horse that stood near, regarding him with a sort of sleepy wonder, and con sidering him as belonging to another "set" than his entirely. The old horse did not suppose It would be any good to pass the time ot day with his neolgh bor. as the rich horse undoubtedly re garded himself as far too grand to communicate with such a humble per sonage; so lhe changed the blit around in hls mouth, and was Just about to drolp Into a gentle doze, when a sound of distress front the rich horso caused his plain neighbor to open his eyes wi...
Meeniyan Market. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 25 June 1914
Mooniyan Market. A:,m;~n, Strcttie & CRoC . 2ty. Ltd. report "30 cttlo yardcel. consisting chi fly of rough ano medium qua ity. i!eshy cttle sli at [rom L t10t to Lt l5o, sprinersto o1.; 10:, b,?ckwad rews to t L310, btckwoar, htifer LI 10.t to L6 s'ore cows 1.3 to L3 10, yooar liLt o'cers 3t1 to 45 , 2-year-old stecrJ to I4 r GJ. 'is : O;rro L1t 3 to 30;.
MUSIC HALL ARTIST'S WINDFALL [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 25 June 1914
MUSIC. HALL ARTIST'S WINDFALL Miss Kathryn Harris, a music-hall artiste, has just had a stroke of luck. She says that eighteen years ago, when she was "working in drama" in he mining districts "out West" in he States, she was a great favorite wvith the miners in those rough set tlemenlts. They gave her many presents, such is shares in their mines, which, of course, were usually hardly worth the paper upon which they were written. However, Miss Harris, instead of plastering the walls with them,. kept hem in an old tin trunk, nnd a few, weeks ago, while In Paris, she heard from some gentlemen, who were in tcrested In mining matters, tlhat the exact value of her old shares was £10,000. The lawyers are now busily engaged In establishing her ownership, and shortly she expects a nice fat sumtfor :hn ch n _m-. They were speaking of the beauti ful sex and their kindly conversation in discussing each other a few even ings ago, when this little lucident was recalled. One afternoon two young w...
Dandenong Market [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 25 June 1914
Dandonong Mrirket Robert Ganun andl Co. report that on 02 d Juane a fair supply'of milkers and a good aup. ply of opringcro, store cows, young cattle and ilicshy cows, forward for 'I'uesday'sealoa, Ml-' kers were ia slack rrqucst and pricas easier. They aol I . 11aan'l h:ffer et L8 5as. W. Martin's 2-yr-old aft £8 15, I. tr 1Erlc K-ye to £9 Se 6(. lE. Cousins 1 Ayrshlre tov at £10 10i, H. Willis I at £7 th, P. Kinaiedel 1 to t1 103a, S. Kl?igaton 2 to £9 10,, L. Col rigan I at £9 10, U. tlcLellan 1 at £0 15i, Irvineo Corrian 2 2-yr-old heifers to £6 12e t;:1, and drnftl? I. . Keye, HI. l'.obortl, T. Kingston, W\'. McKay, T. Coclhrane and All. Faulkiaer, to £7 71 61. Springers so!d readily, J. EdeCboh' backwatrd coa at £7 15i. Go.' Keys' hbelters at £7, \V. Keau nody's 2-yr old jerseys to A6-2s Gd, a pen of live heifers at £5 7s ; I, atore cows £2 10 toI £3 15s, yearling baiters £1 14a t, £2 2e, young bualls £3 to £4 17a 60,
WOULD YOU BE POPULAR? [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 25 June 1914
WOULD YOU BE POPULAR? On this subject the following hints, whichll are, c? course, sarcastic, are wortll attention: 'Always talk about yourseli. It shows individuality and a high de gree of self-respect. Talk frequently. People may lose valuabhle ideas by your silence; be sides, it is wicked to,waste tlmmeb?-b - n.~c fi;nad':bdefore, do not fall to inter rupt and tell the lnarrator that he is relating something as old as the hills. It saves valuable time, and will prS vent him fronl feeling foolisllly vain of his powers. Always mlake as much litter as you canll. It may provide omployment for those whllo might otherwise suffer from listlessness and Indolence. Never speak ill of your friends. A nuchll greater effect nmay be produced if you sigh and shake your head when their nalmes are melltioned. The list eners will then understand that their shortcomings are too serious to be dealt with in mere speech,. If you are not universally loved and respected after this,- put It down to the d...
FOR THE MEN ON THE LAND. Gippsland Co operative Bacon Coy. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 25 June 1914
FOR TIIE MEN O THLE LAND. GIpplnl Co opetatie- Bacon Coy. The third aunnal report of the Gipps iau I C -operativo Iacon Coy. hns been isuelo to shatchlolders. It shows thlat duri' g the past year tile factory and maoacinry acciunit had increased by £3)i6 Is 9d, a new drying room having been erected at thie ,ost of £215. )ar ing the 12 months under teriew the numbei r of shares allotted weas 8,193, nod the amounirt psid in cash was in creased by £ 6til9 5S. In Juhne last year the dirceters endeavored to itcrcase tihe eliltal of the cormpany by the issue of 12,dii)0 firther sharesf, but owingi to the failure of sharetholders and fiarties in taking upi tins number, tihe opera tionn of thie comipalny have been greatly hamilpi ei ' The profit and lo s account shows : debit of £10,283 75 7d, which is imade up as follows:r-Amont at debit of profit and loss 30/10/13, 8503. 12s 0 d; loss on half-yoar ending 30thli April, 1914, £22.18 14d 10d, mak ing th tti total st'ed. A gratifying feature ...
SHOOTING CASE AT SCORESBY [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 25 June 1914
S HOOTING CASE AT SCORESBY A development took place on Monday in connection with the shooting of the young German, Walter Oetterly, in tilhe abdomen with a pea rifle at Scoreshy on Sunday. His comrpanion, Hlns Robert von Deblhkr, aged 19 years, was arrest ed on a chargo of haviux u!aw\\fully and nmali'ously toutndel hiri,. Ootterly was admitted to the Alfred Hlospital on Sunday wilth a bu!let wound in his abdomen, and when he was operated on it as found that the pellet had perforated his intestines. Hie mande conlliciiug statem-nuts as to how hIe had sustained the injury. First be said he had shot himself through his pea rille going off uniexpecltedly, andi then he alloged that a conm;anion hald tired the shot. The hospital authorities notiti d tho police, and Detective Coonan w:as detached to iiko inrestigatin.i,. lie sicertainedi that the two youthis arivoJ n Melbou-non togethlr -ix weck ango rom llaniburg'. They ob:ziinid cIr loyuent on Mr T. Dobson's farm at Scorcsby, and on Suu...
SIR WILLIAM H. IRVINE, K.C.M.G. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 25 June 1914
SIR WILLIAM H. IR\'INE, K.C.M.G. The electors of Flinders will be pleased to learn that tile I-Ion. \Wil liam Hill Irvine, K.C., member for Flinders in the 1Iouse of Represen tatives, has been knighted. lie conm n:enced his political life 20 years ago, and was Attorney-General in tlhe McLean Ministry. He was elected Premier after Sir Alexander Peacock was ousted in I902, and resigned in 1904, and enjoyed a trip to England. In alo6 he was elected to tho Fede ''ral rParliament, as tnen:ber r Flin ders,.which includes Dandenong and other progressive towns. In June of'ast year, he was appointed Attor ney.Geteral in the present Ministry of th I- House of Representatives. iHe is a native of Neary, Ireland, and graduated at Dublin University. lie will now be recognised as Sir \Vil liam II. Irvine, K.C.M.G. Lady Irvine is a daughter of Mr T. D. \Vanliss of Ballarat, who repre set ted Nelson Province in the Legis lative Assembly for a number of years.
MARKET REPORTS & SALES Dandenong Market. Tuesday, June 23rd. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 25 June 1914
MARKET £LLPORTS & 6 SALESI Dandenong Market. TueeJay, June 23rd. Adar.son, Strettle , Co. Pty. Ltd.. Alex. Scott & Co, and Joreph C artke. & C., cr. ijoitly report:--A fair yardinr of milkers frowan:o and Erat easier. T'hre follorwig are the principl lota :-A-coun' N'. Bowman 1 at LIl i5, 1. Aogus I at LIO, Li. .Eden 1 at LI9 15?, it. G. Keys 1 at LO 15s, 8. Barrker 1 at 1 s G I6, W Kinncdy 3 .o i 2 G61, F. Kinriedcl 4 to LS 5., \\. G. Keys 3 to IS 17s ii', 1. Crorrigan 1 at LS 17U 61, U. McLellan 1 at LS 35s, Sp-' getrs, forward, L7 10s to Lg, backward 1_ 5o to Lt; 10J. Store anod young atock at late ra. '. Figs: Soall .uioply of all clEES:s, compeitiion keel. 1ticou GOs to 7Sr, htanvy porkers .12s to -IS, light '4r to .-0r; stores to 32s, eucLters 15s to 20-. Calvee : Small suoply andl very drar. Ixtra to 73T, others 7a to 60s.
DANDENONG POLICE COURT Tuesday, June 23. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 25 June 1914
DANDENONG POLICE COURT Tuesd.y, Juoe 23. Blfore MJAears II. 31. Suthbcrland (chairman), H. A. Loosads, A. W. Pearson, Jhn Abbott, J's P. F. G.P mi.h v. A. Wsedrllok--Otodls so?I. Mr Macphersoa said theo cec had been settl!d. Svams v. T'. Wedlock, cut,--ood0 sold £1 7s 8 . O~d'r f,?r Oamount wilh 15a co'os. Siuo v. 'lo:a Soaley,-Goods sold, £6i 13s 61. Francis Barrett, mso:nscasr for F. O. Smith, said Sis S eSey owed .£6 13iS 6I, oof, sold. Order for amonat, witn 15S 61 cojts. Same v. Mrs RIbests--Goods sold £4 14I. DefaIult summonoos. No appearanuce of citheor party.i-s trco ous. S mu. v. \0. ihsa -£1 3S 01. No dc feoc'. OUies fr in u:oit, with ies GI rosts. _ mli r. I. C. Eh.Io'ist-Gows' e,,Il T,0 1Ss N. No (tf fnce. Orler wsni lt 6 iS ,ii, . RSun,' v..J" ? _ i e.Lk-io0 ,l, £14 IS II . No d f ?.c, Or'etr cilh Oi 6i cot's. S rCPI.Ii ji* ' i. l Ii ) 'S . i ck-S trucl ITI Ii··11cc~in Lnii lnttrr £riiidc whilchl to cii~. 'I'to~~l~n O~n as~clcdcd: fornr c~ ~IiiO:ili.r J J ~l~ll. LL sid ...
PAKENHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 25 June 1914
PAKENHAM A very old resident of this district Mr Michael Kelly, died early on Saturday morning at the advanced age of 82 &nbsp; years. The old gentleman had been in indifferent health for some time past, but his large circle of friends were surprised to hear of his death, which occurred about 3 a.m. Mr Kelly arrived in Melbourne in the year 1852 by the ship " Lightning." Shortly after his arrival he came to this district, and has resided here ever since. Mrs Kelly predeceased him some 12 years ago. He leaves a grown up family to mourn his loss. The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon, and proved to be one of the largest seen here for years past. Word hai bten receivcd fromn Mr. and Mrs Greenwood. They are both in good heclthl, and are having a good tinme seeing the sights of the old world. They expret to be home again in the couso of a fesw ttont1ts. The monthly Felo held at the station yards last Thursdany was quito up to the high standard of the previous ones. This ...
BUNYIP. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 25 June 1914
BUNYIP. &nbsp; A successful fancy dress ????ing &nbsp; carnival was held on Wednesday night, 17th inst., when prizes were won by the following :—Best fancy costume Miss Nellie Kraft ; best fancy costume (boys)—Reginald Streeter ; obstacle race—Miss Grace Gibb ; obstacle race (boys) — Donald Clarke; egg and spoon race—Miss Rewa Withington ; egg and spoon race (boys)—Roy Sher- riff; catching the pig—Edna Cobb; catching the pig (boys)—Mannie Sher- riff. A new hotel, costing over £2000 is being built at Garfield, to take the place of the one recently burnt down. Mr J. J. Maher, stationmaster at Longwarry for eight years, who was chiefly instrumental in transforming the recreation reserve from a wilderness into the best in Gippsland, was enter- tained by the residents prior to leaving for Pyramid Hill, and was handed a purse of sovereigns. On behalf of the congregation of the Roman Catholic Church, the Rev. Father O'Brien pre- sented Mrs Maher with a gold cable bracelet. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 25 June 1914
Relieves us of Anxiety. Ever ~frce my little hoy David was three 1 hove given him Chombcrl:in'g CuXhob lecedy, s:ys tirs G. A. Paxton, Little Ohester Street, New Farm. Q. 1 have ued it for all my chtldren nld have never knowu it to fail. Many nightsour to littlegirlshare b2vn bad with croup obut our faith in Clinm. berlain's Cough lR.medy relieves us of any enxiety. Wo know th(Iat one or two doses wilt remJve all sigos of croup and thot hiey wilt: he alrig?, in the marniog. Sold by nall Storekelteprs and Chemibte. In connection with the Feri Tree Gully and Gembrook Railway Con struction Trust, a rate for the year ending December 31, ntxt, has been struck amounting to £330, and is now due and payable. \WVe under stand that this rate is about to be abolished. Cr Robert IHat Kerr, J.P., is chairman of the Trust. C?OMPANION and help wanted, estate, Gippsland, riding, driving, two chit. dren, Ss. " Bromton," post oflice, Dande. nong. DANDENONG Gas Co.-Tar and Coke for sale in any quantit...
A CHINESE WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 2 July 1914
A CHINESE WEDDING. In China children arebetrothed by their parents at an early age. A child may ~e betrotllhed as-oon as It is born, but the usual age is about ten or twelve. Several years, therefore, must elapse between tile betrothall and the marriage. It sometimes hap pens that a fourteen-year-old boy is married to a twelve-year-old girl, but this is not thle rule. The average age of Chinese brides is sixteen, alid that of the grooms seventeen years. When an engaged couple becomes old ellough to be married their par ealts first decide upon the month ill :which tile marriage ceremony shall be held. Tills depends upon the caba Ilstic animals which governed the re spcctive birthdays of bride and groom. If the groom were born under the sign of the rooster and the brido un der that of the hare their n\arriage must take place in the seventh moon. If the tiger and the ape, respectively, presided at their births they must be married in the second or eighth moon. Pople born under thIe aus...