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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 11 June 1914
PHOENIX ::ASSURANCE CO. LTD. ESTD. 1782. -WORKERS' COMPENSATION. FIRE. ACCIDENT. LOSSES PAID EXCEED £90,000,00. Leesee by U>H' FIRES and by LICHTNINO Sre mSade good by this Company. AGENTS WANTED. VITORIA? 461 TO 471 BOURKE ST., ACSc,: MELBOURNE. DALCETY & CO. LTO., ACENTS. POULTRY FOR EXPORT. All Classes wanted. We buy by live weight. Crates lent. No Commission or Cartage Charged. Chickens & Ducklings, 6d lb. Old Fowls from 2/- to 4/6 pair, any breeds. DAVID HYLAND & SONS, - SENNITT'S FREEZING WORKS, MELBOURNE. FOR CHILDREN TEETHING. there is nothing equal to IiERNOT'S SOOTH ING POWDERS. They are a safe and certain remedy; 1/- pkts.; posted 1/1 stamps. KERNOT, Chemist, GEELONG. &1 CLOSER SETTLEMENT FARM ALLOTMENTS Application is invited for Farming Areas on the Undermentioned Estates-= Estate. District. No. of Allotments Available. Nerrin Nerrin Streatham 6 Suitable' for wheat Pannoo Willow ._Echuca 3 growing and sheep "Marathon, Willow Gr. chucs ...
Still Generous. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 11 June 1914
Still Generous. It was her birthday, but he had r shed off to business with just the usual duty-peck at her upturned face, and she was left to worry the day through, oppressed by the thought that his once ardent love was waning. When he returned at night, wished her "many happy returns," gave her a full-size hug, and placed a tiny pac ket In her hand, she knew that she had wronged him. He was still the same generous-hearted Romeo who had wooed and wvon her. "And I thought you'd forgotten all about it, Harold," she cooed, as she carefully unwrapped the package. Then a black-edged expression took a front seat on her features. "Pipe cleaners!" she gasped. "Yes, pet," he said; "'I knew they'd please you. You never did like me to use your hat-pins!"
MISS MARIE CORELLI ON HAPPINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 11 June 1914
MISS MARIECORELLI ON HAPPINESS. Miss Marie Corelli addressed the P.S.A. in the Congregational Church at Stratford-on-Avon one Sunday re cently-her subject being "The Secret of Happiness." The nineteenth cen tury, she said, had gone for ever, and with all our progress and civilisation we had not come much nearer the real secret of happiness than our an cestors. The twentieth century found us still searching, asking the same old question-how to be happy? It had been declared that we had lost the art of being happy in the old, simple ways, and that the brightness and mirth which used to make our Eng land "merrie Eng:and" had gone for ever. She thought there was some truth in this, and the reason was not far to seek-we thought too much of ourselves and too little of our neigh bors. There was nothing so depress ing as a contemplation of one's self. To be truly happy they must think of all the good they could do, and all the love they could show to their neigh bors; be earnest and fond of...
NO MERIT IN HAVING A HARD TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 11 June 1914
NO MERIT IN HAVING A HARD TIME. There is no merit in having a hard time in this life. There is no sin in merely having an easy time here. No man can confidently expect to be a gainer, in the next life, because he has suffered much in this life. Nor need any person lack hope for the life beyond, because he has found joy and had pleasure in the present life year by year. A life rightly spent may give joy in the present, and may have promise of the life that is to come. If we would hope for the future, let us use well the present.
UNSKILFUL TEMPER. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 11 June 1914
UNSKILFUL TEMPER. One would think that there could be no end to the resources of anger. Men use it in so squandering a way, that one is surprised that the stock does not run out. But even this wastefulness of the precious commo dity is not censurable as the want of skill and good taste with which it is employed. It Is not economised. It is not put to good purposes. It is squandered. It is not skilfully shot, as a marksman lshoots at a target. Indeed, men show clearly enough that they do not know the value of anger. A good article of anger is worth far more than the best gun-powder, and ought to be eused with an economy at least equal to that of the sportsman, who never burns powder needlessly. What should be thought of a sportsman who should go on firing his gun out of the window? Or what of one who should go about the yard, the garden, ex ploding his gun every hour into the air, hitting nothing? Yet so do men let off the precious force of temper invaluable treasure of anger. Is ang...
FUNNY SCENE ON AN OMNIBUS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 11 June 1914
FUNNY SCENE ON AN OMNIBUS. Rather a risky substitute for a bat tlefield is the top of an omnibus, but there have been ntot a few Homeric struggles on "imperiales," as they are termed in Paris. The latest adventure, says the Paris c, rnespondent of the "Daily Tele graph," of the sort owed its origin to a very comical mistake. At a parti cular P'risian office there ascended to the summit of one of these vehicles an individual of very comfortable di mensions, who was speedily immersed in the study of his newspaper, a pretty and well-dressed woman, many years his junior, and an elderly man, who looked like a retired officer. The omnibus had hardly started when the old beau began to cast glances ex pressive of intense admiration at his fair neighbor, and although he re ceived no encouragement he contin ued his attempt to get up a flirtation with her quite unabashed. Suddenly the lady rose to her feet, at the im minent risk of toppling over, and screamed out, "You rufflan! Not con tent wi...
TO A BIRD. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 11 June 1914
.TO A BIRD. (Lines suggested by seeing one on a lady's hat in church.) Cruel the art, Poor bird, that killed, and placed you there, To form a part Of yonder lady's plumage rare! Who will consent That she, who hither came to pray, Has a heart as innocent As yours was in its gladsome day? And who can tell If the praise she offers in this throng Is as acceptable As once ascended with your song? Whatever land Claimed your nativity, there The same kind Hand Created you, that did this lady fair. Throughout your days Your little throat was made-and-meant To sing God's praise, Unharmed, a harmless instrument. And the religion that WVould take your pretty form and pin It to a lady's hat May point to Heaven-but ne'er enter in.
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 11 June 1914
COURBING. The following dates have been allotted for coursing meetings in the North Eastern district during the ensuing season ; Euroa-June 8, July 4, August 8, September 5. SKyabram-June 4, July 1 and 2, August 6, September 3. St James-May 29, June 26, July 31. Dooklie-July 20. Mlansfield-May 23, Juno 20, July 18, Augtust 15, September 12. Cobram-June 8, July 8, August 26. Yebba North-July 15. Murchison-June 27, July 81, August 1 and 29, September 12. Tatura-May 27, June 16, July 22 and 23, August 25. Negambie-July 10, August 20. Elmore-May 20, June 17, July 8 and 9, August 19, September 9. Katamatite-June 18, July 28 and 24, Auguset 20. Shepparton-May 18, June 10, July 14 and 15, August 11 and 12,. Sep. tember 9, Benalla-June 8, July 7 and 8, ýugueG 4 0nand 26,
SHEPPARTON WATERWORKS TRUST. A CLAIM FOR DAMAGES. CONSTRUCTION OF NATIONAL HEAD WATERWORKS. BANKING ON COSGROVE CHANNEL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 11 June 1914
SHEPPARTON WATERWORKS TRUST. A CLAIM FOR DAMAGES. CONSTRUCTION OF NATIONAL HEAD WATERWORKS. BANKING ON COSGROVE CHAN NEL. The Shepparton Waterworks Trust met at the Shire Hall on Monday evening, when there were present : Come Denker (chairman), Roe, Green, Phillips, and Quinlan. FLOODING IIIS PROPERTY. James T Nankervis, of "Ivan hoe," Verney-road, again referred to need of immediate attention to Pine Lodge Creek near his property at Tallygaroopna. The shire en gineer had recommended that the channel through Griffiths be cleaned out to overcome the trouble, but that would not be effective. The only effective way out of the trouble was to syphon or pipe channel the railway line, as it was railway gutters that flooded his property. "In regard to the damage that has been done, I claim £300, and my tenant claims £50 for damage done to crop last year. We are willing to settle claim by arbitration; fail ing this, we must issue a writ against your Trust." Resolved on the motion of Come Roe...
BREVITY BUREAU. FROM THE FOUR QUARTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 11 June 1914
BREVITY BUREAU. FROM THE FOUR QUARTERS. Most of the settlers on the Konong wootong Estate, who gave evidence be fore Oloser Settlement Commission on Monday declared their main grievance was clause 69 At annual congress of I iberal Workers' Institute, Melbourne, cdoided that members should assist Liberal candi dates in every possible way in the com ing Federal election. Special Easter Offering in Tailored Costumes, Tweed from 50s, Fox Serge 57s Gd, Indigo Twill or Black Silk Lined 90s, at J. P. M'Leenan's. Bath the Nationalist and thle Ulster armies were grossly illegal, said the Lord Chancellor (Lord Haldane), in a speech at Oxford, but the Government had wisely allowed events to taoke their course. Retiring Governor of Queensland (Sir William M'Gregor) will travel from Australia in the steamer Marathon, which is due to leave Melbourne on July 18th. 0SOROSESLIQUIDFACE POWDER In these days of out-door life motoring, golfing, boating, etc.,-a reliable and harmless liquid powder is ore...
SHEPPARTON SHIRE COUNCIL. THE MOTIONS AGREED TO. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 11 June 1914
SHEPPARTON SHIRE COUNCIL. THE MOTIONS AGREED TO. Later on Monday afternoon the following motions were carried at the meeting of Shepparton Shire Council : Ors Pinchbeck and Kerrins That the Water Commission be asked to co-operate in carrying out the formation of Verney - road from Hawkins's to Clarke's. Crs Mitchell and Fair : That the secretary write to . Roadmaster Francis (Railway department) re Hayesastreet crossing. Cre Ryan and M'Partland : That tenders, returnable in a fortnight, be invited for gravelling footpath from Dookie township to the Roman Catholic Church, gravel to be obtained from Moylan's. Crs Kerrins and Gourlay : That the action of the South Riding councillors in letting contract for sandine Dookie-road be approved. Ore Kerrins and Gourlay : That it be left in the hands of the Kialla riding members to have the road machine for use on roads and ap. point a caretaker for Toolamba bridge. Crs Gourlay and Kerrins : That tenders returnable next meeting be invited for ...
CULTIVATE GOOD HABITS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 11 June 1914
CULTIVATE GOOD HABITS. The education of an infant should commence as soon as it is born as good or bad habits are formed during childhood. If, for example, a baby in fed every time it cries, it soon begins to understand that by crying it gets what it desires, but by gratifying its demands against our better judgment we are instilling into the unconscious infant a lesson in selfishness and greed which may persist through its whole life. A habit scarcely less harmful is giving it something to suck to "keep it quiet." Many parents leave the duty of in stilling good habits into their chil dren to the teachers in schools, for getting that by the time school life begins habits have been formed that may mar or make the child's career for life. Habits and character are bound together; one cannot have 'a good character withl bad habits. Thle habit of obedience is one of the first to be enforced. Very early in life a child will recognise right from wrong. but perhaps at first the wrong path i...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XIV.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 11 June 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. MEADE, Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Published by arraugement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X V.-Continued. The brother and sister went into the house, where the amazed and de lighted squire and his wife gave their son a most hearty welcome. Indeed, Mrs. O'Doyle shed tears as she kiss ed her "beautiful boy," as she called him. Shamus knew exactly how to act in the home of his ancestors. He gave his mother graphic accounts of his life in London, which charmed and delighted the sedate old lady, and after lunch he went around with his father to see the stables and examine the hunters. "I am forced to return to London to-morrow morning, sir, but when I do come back I will 'bring a cotiple of fresh horses with me." "Ye can't do better than buy them here, Shamus. There aren't any horses in the world like those we rear are there, Mick?" Mick, one of the head grooms, en dorsed his master's opinion. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 11 June 1914
SIEPPARTON. SATURDAY, JUNE 13th, 1914 Important Sale of Beautiful HOUSE AND LAND. ON ACCOUNT OF H. F. TISDALL, ESQ,, Who is leaving the town. J M'NAMARA & CO., under . instructions, will sell at the Office at 3 o'clock sharp, all that piece of LAND, being allots 8 and 9, section 1, Town of Shepparton, having a frontsge of 132 feet to Corio-street, by a full depth of 297 feet, on which is erected large up to.date dwelling, stables, &c.; also 11 acres of land on Mooroopna Settlement area, of which full particulars will be given at sale. Terms at sale Something Cheap in Wheat Land. ý F-O.xi w75ooz. ý* SITUATED 1 mile from town, and 6 miles from railway-station and three miles from the Dubbo-Werris Creek line, now under construction AREA-1551 Aeres, C.P. and C.L. Capital value £1 per acre, rent on C.L. 3d per acre. Selected in 1900. All secured land. FENCING-Boundary all fenced and partly netted. Subdivided into five paddocks CLEARING - About 320 acres ready for plow, 22...
IDOLATRY. PASTOR RUSSELL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 15 June 1914
D 0 L A T R Y. PASTOR RUSSELL. Text: II. Cor., i., 3, "The Father of 8fer ties. and the God of all coifort." In his opening remarks, the Pastor stated hAt when in India. China and Japan he wse imtpreased with the intelligence 'f many amongst these peoples. lie visited their .dol temples to notice the degree of reverence exhibited and the status of the w'o. shippers. Many seemed sincere. abso htely unmindful of anything except their onst worship.u-' lie made inouiry as to ithat importance was attached to the idol. \\as it regarded as the god, or mlercl as the reminder of their god ? lie was assured that the idol was known to be of ticit il or :tnle. o: wood, and ilt d merInely as a .tminder of ttoll ?- ? in u rch the same S"ay that Catholics use th*e .'icis i--not a-s ;v:::shit luin the in e or" the picture. but nivl- ennirig it lfoire thi mind ito assist in nixing irverence and the spitit of wor ship. OLR CIhIFD IDOLS WORlE. Thi, Pastor said that at fsint he felt dis ii -d t il h ii...
LUCERNE IN PIG-RAISING. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 15 June 1914
LUCERNE IN PIG-RAISING. One of the immigrants from California, in an interview on this subject, states that grazing store pigs on lucerne in the American districts, and topping them up on sugar beet is quite common. Giv ing details, he says:-" To begin with the lucerne is fenced into two (or three would be better)emall en closures, into the first of which the pigs are turned while the lucerne is quite young. Then they prepare the second pasture by irrigating and getting the lucerne under good growth. in two weeks the pigs are changed to the second pasture, and the first irrigated, and, if neces sary mowed, in about ten days changed back again, and every ten days or during the growth of the lucerne, repeat. The pigs will put the pasture in bad shape if left in while irrigating. The pigs are ringed, or they will tear up the land so it cannot be watered. There are wallow tanks in the lower end of the pastures, . also some shade. Ringing is the best method to keep them from rooting, bec...
EUROA SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 15 June 1914
EUROA SHIRE COUNCIL. Present : Ors Cusack (president), Platt, Nichols, Morgan, Chanter, Carkeek, Nagle, Hoare, Kelly, Webb, Runciman. CORRESPONDENCE. Public Works department stated that there was no objection to" the council purchasing Monier pip=s and carrying out repairs to cu! verts on main roads by day labor up to £37 10a out of the grant of £150. W J Cox, mechanical and elec trical engineer, Brock-street, Euroa wrote as follows :-"As there is ap parently some diessatisfaction among members of your committee and of the council re the financial status of the electri- lighting scheme as a paying proposition (vide local press), I shall be glad of if you would obtain.an expression of opinion from the members as to whether they would consider an offer to lease the concern for a period of fire years."- -Received Imperial Football Club applied for permission to use the Cricket Oral when the ground was not re quired by the Eucoa Football Club -Granted. H F Clarke, Miepoll, asked that a ...
CANIAMBO. WORKING BEE IN THE CEMETERY. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 15 June 1914
CANIAMBO. WORKING BEE IN THE CEMETERY. IFrom Our Own Correspondent]. A working bee was held at the Gowangardie cemetery on Wednes day, 3rd instant, to attend to a number of matters. About 20 persons were present, and the place was much improved. Although the cemetery has been netted for years, it seems nearly impoesible to keep out the rabbits. From 20 to 30 of them were killed on Wed nesday. Surprise was created here when it was heard that Euroa Butter Factory had suspendir operations. Its carts have run all uvar this dis trict, and were expected to call on the people again shortly. A large draft of sheep, about 3800, is being sent from Gowan gardie Statien on Monday to Watts, Turnbull and Oa.'s sale at Dookie. A number of men turned out on Wednesday and Thursday to cut 100 telephone poles to connect Caniambo to Cosgrove. Nearly the whole were cut in a paddock at Gowangardie, and now await ex amination by the inspector.
VIOLET TOWN SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 15 June 1914
'VIOLET TOWN SHIRE COUNCIL. Present :-Crs Forshaw (presi dent), Buckland, Henderson, Gordon, Roach, McShane, Wilson and Mitchell. CORRESPONDENCE. M K McKenzie and John Gordon, M L.A., in reference to Council's request that the grant for Nalinga bridge be increased to £350, stated that the whole of thd funds availabl, for grants for roads had been allocated.-Received. J Johnstone, head teacher State school, Violet Town, requested consideration of the formation of a swimming bath in the Honey suckle Creek, for the benefit of the children attending the local school. Decided on the motion of Cr Mitchell to support the towns people in the matter if a prac ticable scheme could. be evolved, and to write to Euroa for par ticulars as to the baths there. From Shire of Euroa, acreeirg to boundary road near C Walter's being opened for traffic, and to pay half cost of same, estimated by engineer at £25.-Co-operation granted. From J H Dainton re balance of payment for Nalinga bridge con tract. Fr...
ARCADIA. EXTENSIVE ALTERATIONS AT STATION. WOODCARTING AND "SHIFTING" THE STATE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 15 June 1914
ARCADIA. EXTENSIVE ALTERATIONS AT STATION. WOODCARTING AND "SHIFTING" THE STATE SCHOOL. (From Our Own Correspondent). The present dry weather is giv ing graziers and farmers in this district an anxious time. Light showers fell on Sunday night; but a soaking downpour is badly needed. The construction branch of the Railway department has a number of men employed making exten sive alterations to the shunting yards and sidings at the local sta tion. Woodcarting for the winter is practically over. More wood has been carted this season than has been the case for many years; a great number of teams were em ployed in the carting. Five mills are busily engaged cutting the wood into blocks for transport to Melbourne. The football team meets Cani ambo West on the local ground on Wednesday. A well - contested game is expected. The ladies of the town have arranged afternoon tea for the visitors. Efforts have been made to have the State-school, which is over two miles out, shifted to a site neare...