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RODNEY COUNCIL VERSUS E. J. VIBERT. THE HIGHWAY BRIDGE DISPUTE. PROCEEDINGS IN THE COUNTY COURT. "WHAT IS BLUE GUM?' THE EVIDENCE. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
RODNEY COUNCIL VEISUS E. J. VIBEIIT THE HIGHWAY lBRIDGE DISPUTE. PROCEEDINGS IN THE COUNTY COURT. " WHAT IS BLUE GUM:, THE EVIDENCE. The action in which Rodne- Sihir Council claims dsmaees froa'. }; Vibert, of Shepparton, for breach od contract in connection with t'ce tuppl cf timber for bridge orer the cr:tin, on the Sbepparton-Mooroopn, bh!h.r:ga wvas ci?ed on at the Shepparton C jnt. Court on Tcuedsy before hi: H?,o, Jadae Johnston acd a jarv .1i i. )Ir \V Iim (instructed by -e.:; 'A.rri.on and Sawers) appeared for the plain F .i. Mr Owen D;xon (instructed b3IMr 'M Grant) for the defendsan; arad r H J Cihen (instructed by 31r M'I wrick, il Melbourne) for the Rubican Lumbrt and Trawway Co. Inh main question in di-pute wn whether the timber supplied by the de. fcLaint was blue gum or no, and the surn claim-d in damage. w;as 21- - mide up by the diff.rence in the price Vibert had contra'ted for, acd the price which the plainoiffi had to pay ftI the timber after Vibert bad refused ;o...
LOCAL PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
LOCAL PRODUCE MARKET. Butter (selling) lld, Is 2d Eggs (giving) Is ad Cheese (selling), lOd, is Bacon ,, ld, le Ham ,, is Isld Wheab (giving) 8s 7d Patatoes ,, s 6d Onlons ,, 9s Brin ,, is 2d bus. Ohaff (selling) 3£ 53 Flour ,, 15s Pollard ,, Is 8i Caliskins (giving) 5d td 61 Ib
MR COHEN CROSS-EXAMINES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
1Ir COHEN CROB-EXAMINES. You hsd power to reject pieces of that tioooer if you thought they were not bluo gum, And do you thiok you did your duty by your shire by paesing that wood ?-I did not pass it. Why. man, you put it down on the bridge'-I allowed thu first 60 or 70 picees to bO laid down in ignorance of hse f0at that they were not blue gum. You ordered blue gum and you thooght it was blub gum ?-The timber ws so fuloil of sop that it was dificult to tell if it was blue gum. I have been sooy 'ears away in Western Auetralia. You hIve blue gum in Western Aus. tralit ?-N?o; we have none of it there. Is thero not a great difference of oe;iuioll as to hbati actually constitutes b!ue guil ' I never keow of it. Counsel quoted the late Baron Von .r...l (o nf Malhnournn. nnfl annthne euthelity. 1lr Cohen : Do you mean to tell me that you would use good timber like that (a piece produced) on a bridge- timber fit for drawingroom furniture ? It would not be waeting it. Timber like that woul...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
Sales af Shepparton Corporation Yards. CATTLE ... JUNE 23 SHEEP ... ... JUNE 16 PIGS ... ... ... JUNE 29 SALE FIXTURES FOR JUNE AND JULY. - Friday, June 19 Tatuza special horse sale Monday, Jone 22 lUndera stock sale Dookie special stock sale Kislla stock sale Marehison Stcck Sale Tuesay, Jane 23 She;parton cattle sale Thursday; June 2.5 Tatara stock sale Tallygaroopna stock sale Nathalia Steck Sale Friday, June 26 Shepparton special stock sale Saturday, Jane 27 Tatura pig ss!e Mocoropna horse sale Monday. Jcne 29 Marchison stock sale Shioparton pig sale Tuesday, June 30 Sbepparton sheep sale Thursday, July 2 Tatura Stock Sale Monday, Joly 6 Dookie S:ock sale Tuesday, July 7 Ehepparton Cattle Sole Toourday, July 9 astsudra Stock Sale Something Cheap in Wheat Land. SITUATED 1 mile from town, and 6 miles from railway-station and three miles from the Dubbo-Werris Creek lin-, now under c instruction AREA-1551 Ac-e=, C.P. and C.L. Capital value £1 per acre, rent on C.L. 31 per acre. Sele...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
THE /all LLER STOR ES. SHEPPARTO.N AUTUMN AND WINTER SPECIALS: MEN'S TWEED CHESTERS MEN'S TWEED CHEBTERS nf MEN'S TWEED CHESTERS AT The Miller Stores MEN'S SUITS TO MEASURE MEN'S SUITS TO MEASURE " 68Q MEN'S SUITS TO MEASURE U g AT The Miller Stores SUIT CASES, fo travelling SUIT CASES, for travelling AT -. i SUIT CASES, for travelling AT The M filler Stores Men's Navy OVERCOATS Men's Navy OVERCOATS Men's Navy OVERCOATS A AT The Miller Stores Gent's Velour HATS, latest style ®s d Gent's Velour HATS, latest style Gents' Velour HATS, latest style AT The MViller Stores Boy's Navy Serge College Caps s each Boy's Navy'Serge College Caps Boy's Navy Serge College Capse AT The Miller Stores Boy's Navy Serge Norfolk Suits Boy's Navy Serge Norfolk Suits Boy's Navy Serge Norfolk Suits AT The Miller Stores Boy's Strong Tweed Knickers Boy's Strong SweAd Knickers Boy's Strong Tweed Knickers 2*+ AT The Miller Stores Yoouth'?li? School Bdots Youth's High'School Boots Youth's High School Boots AT Th...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
PERSONAL. Mr Wmu Orr returned from Mel bourne on Tuesday evening, to spend the winter on his estate, " Maroo" (formerly known as "Laurdc Bank"). The family will be coming up to-morrow (Friday). Mr Charles Wright, eldest son of MIr and Mrs Wom. Wright, of Pine Lodge, was married to Miss Lottie Melba, sec ond d-oghter of Mr and IMrs Robinson Roe. cf Pine Lodge, at the Methodist Church, Pine Lodge, yesterday, by the Rev Palmer Pnillips, assisted by the Rev T S B Woodfuil. The bridesmsids were the Misses Gertie Roe and Wright; the best man, Mr Ralph Roe; grooms nmn, Mr Giibert Jeffery. B:eakfss: was held in a large marquee, when the toasts proposed were: '" The King," Rev Phiilips; '"Bide and Bridegroom," Rev Philiips, responded to by Mr Wright; "Bride's Parents," Mr G Green; re spanded to by 'Mr Quinlan; 'Bride groom's Parents," Mr C Dainton; re sponded to by Mr Wright; "Bride's Grandmother," IMr T Roe, responded to by Mir J Mason; " Bridesmaids," IMr Jeffery, responded to by Mr Ralph ...
FOURTH PAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
Focirnit PAGE.-The Price of Meat, Shepparton People's Pa-ty, Shepparton General Sessions, Citiztns' Meetirg and the Military, Brevity Bareau, Goulburn Valley Wheat Yield, Sporting Fixtures, etc. _JuaoP. ExccsED.-Upon the name of Go Mlnody being called rt the Shep parton General Sessions on Tuesday, Er T G Kane entered the witness-box and stated thst Mir Mundy had sold his property and left for Melbourne. It was only a few days before that he had received the summons to serve on the jury. Mr W P Miioe, clerk of courts, said that the juror had called on bitu to explain matters, after which Judge Johnston excused Mr M3undy from attendance. FARMERS' Cor.VE?TtIO-Amoung those who have accepted invitations to the Farmers' Convention which is to be cpened by the Govercor (Sir Arthur Stanley), at JMarSborough on June 30;h, are: The Prime Minister (Mr Cook), the Vice-President of the Execu:ive Council (Senator M'Coll), the Minister for Agriculture (Mr Hutchinson), Mr Hans Irvioe, M.I.R. Mr Pa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
PH(ENIX ASSURANCE CO. LTD. ESTD. 1782. WORKERS' COMPENSATION. FIRE. ACCIDENT. LOSSES PAID EXCEED ,9DO000,000O Losse? by BUSH FIRES and by LICHTNING are made good by this Company. AGENTS WANTED. VioTRIoAN 461 TO 471 BOURKE ST., OFFICE: . MELBOURNE, DALCETY & CO. LTD., ACENT8. 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, BENNITT'S FREEZING WORKS, MELBOURNE. STAMPS! STAMPS! STAMPS! FOR COLLECTORS. Packets of Foreign Stanps-30 for 3d., 60 for 6d., 125 for 1/-, 200 for 2/ My Special Packet of 1000 Varieties for 1/G6. all clean and good copies. Austra lian Packets--25i for 6d.. 45 for ]/-, 100 for 4/-; Kangaroo issue-?-d. to 1/-, 1/6, all post free. J. POLLARD. Ratimines-rd., Toorak. V. PITT'S POISONED WHEAT. For destroying Rats, Mice, Sparrows and Parrots, etc. It is the only certain and genuine preparation....
HOW THE MONTHS WERE NAMED. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
* HOW THE MONTHS WERE NAMED. January is of Latin origin, from the word Januarius, named by the ancient Romans in honor of their so called "god," Janus, to whom the sea son of the year was sacred. February comes from the Latin word Februarius, derived from feb rum, which, in the Sabine language, meant a "purgative"; hence comes the- Roman festival of lustration and expiation. March is named in honor of Mars, the Roman god of war. April derived its name from the La tin, Aprilis, and that from Aperire, which means to open. May is a name, the origin of which comes from the Romans, in honor of Mfaia, the mother of Mercury and daughter of Atlas. June is a name that all will readily think of when they read the history of the goddess Juno. In this month, she seemed, from all accounts, to be greatly worshipped. July is in honor of the great Roman, Caius Julius Caesar, who was born at this season of the year. August was named in honor of the great Roman emperor, Augustus Caesar. September was...
FOOTBALL. SHEPPARTON v. ECHUCA. AN UNEXCITING GAME WON BY SHEPPARTON BY 55 POINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
FOOTBALL. SIIEI'PARTON v. ECIIuc. AN UNEXCITING GAMEr WON BY SuetP. 'anzTON BY 55 POINTs. At the local Recreation Reserve yes. terday the Shepparton and Eohooa teams met for the first time this season in competition for the premiership of the G.V.F.L. - The visitors arrived by spe cial train at about 3 p.m. accompanied by a very fair number of supporters; the playing strength of the team was some. what weakened, however, by the ab sence of Murray, Corry, Maloney (2), Kirohoffer, Crump. Three "profes-. sionale," Fielding, l'orbes, and Brown, were included in Echuca's team; but while the latter pair was seen to advan tage, Fielding (who acted as captain) did not show out as prominently as was expoeted, owing to a severe attack of in fluenza. The Shepparton team was the same as the previous week, with the ex ception that Norman Sandy took the place of Joe Pattison (injured at Kyab ram). The weather was bright, but a bleak south wind made matters rather unpleasant from a spectator's poi...
THE OLD DOCTOR'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
THE OLD DOCTOR'S STORY. "I have .a little-story to tell you, boys," the old doctor said to the young people the other evening. "One day-a long hot day it had been, too -I met my father on the road to town. 'I wish you would take this package to the village for me, Jim,' he said, hesitating. Now I was a boy of twelve, not fond of work, and was just out of the hayfield, where I had been at work since daybreak. I was tired, dusty and hungry. It was two miles into town. I wanted to get my supper and to wash and dress for singing school. My first impulse was to refuse, and to do it harshly; for I was vexed that he should ask me af ter my lung day's- work. If I did re fuse lie would go himself-he was a gentle, patient old man-but some thing stopped me=-one of God's good angels, I think. 'Of course, father, I'll take it,' I said, heartily giving my scythe to one of the men. He gave me the package. 'Thank you, Jim,' lie said, 'I was going myself, but somehow I don't feel very strong to day....
SEED POTATOES. Necessity for Careful Selection. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
SEE"D POTA'OES. Necessity for Careful Selection. Numbers of growers have had rea son to complain of the quality of their seed potatoes. Perhaps they are them selves to blame to some extent for not taking greater care in selecting the seed. The seed potato which is most favored is one weighing from two to four ounces, and the grower who makes a rule of excluding from his lines all that fail to come within this standard will give satisfaction to the purchaser and to those who handle his consignments. Not only will he be able to command a higher price in a bare market, but in a full market his stock will 'bring him quick and good returns, while that of his less careful neighbor will hang fire and possibly at the last -be sacrified. Diseased and scabby potatoes should on no account be allowed to pass. Knobby and misshapen sets should also be strictly excluded. It needs but very few of these to completely spoil a whole line. The result of growing from the same stock year after year would...
SNAIL'S REAL PACE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
SNAIL'S REAL PACE. "At a snail's pace" is a common expression, and usually signifies a very slow speed. But what do you suppose is the actual pace made by a snail in travelling? We can give it in accurate figures. One foot in four minutes, or at the rate of one mile in sixteen days, if travelling continuously. These are the figures given by Geo. Zahnizer, a civil engineer, taken from actual observation. A short time since aMr. Zahnizer was waiting for a train at a country sta tion. He had nothing in particular to do, and "killed a little time" by tim ing a snail which was creeping along the ground. That snail travelled just exactly one foot in four minutes. Mr. Zah nizer has figured out that it would re quire sixteen days for that snail to move a mile.
SHEPPARTON SHEEP MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
SHEEPPARTON SHEEP MARKET. Very light yarding of sheep forward on Tuesday to a limited attendance of buyers. Market was dull throughout for all classes, buyers not operating at venders reserves, Total penned numa bered only 2715 head including 787 sheep in the fat pens. Fat sheep were slightly easier than previous sale, but in some instances high figures ruled- for quality sheep. Quotations:-Crossbred wethers Ils 6d to 253, odd sheep to 33s, second quality wethers 17s 9d to 18s 33, merino wethers 17s 83 to 19 3d, good quality x ewes 20s to 23s, odd sheep to 31s 63, merino ewes from 12? to 16s id, prime lambs 19s 5d to 25s for odd ones, good do 17s 3d to 18s 103, medium do 15g to 16s 3d, small do from 12s to 14s 10d. Store sheep were difficult to quit. The following sales were ef:Lcted:-250. x b ewes, large even frames, ehowing well in lamb, ' and 6?t 25s 10d, 150 m wethers 6 and 86. 17s, 148 x ewes, 4, 6 and 8-t 20s 9d, 103 c b wethors, 2-t 16s id, 91 x wethers, small, risieg 4.t 14s...
His Turn Came. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
His Turn Came. She stood there and glared at him. "And you mean to stand there and ask me to press youir trousers," she demanded. ".Why, yes, my dear," responded Mr. Stubb; "is that asking too much?" "I should say it is, John Henry Stubb. I'd have you know that when you married me you did not marry a flat-iron." That evening his turn came. "John, dear," said Mrs. Stubb, "just button up my blous' before you go. There's a good man." "Nay, nay, Maria. When you ac cepted me you did not say 'yes' to a buttonhook," and, picking up his gl yes, he departed, leaving Maria too amazed to answer.
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE AT THE CORPORATION YARDS. GOULBURN VALLEY MARKETS. SHEPPARTON PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE AT THE CORPORATION YARDS. GOULBURN VALLEY MARKETS. SHEPPARTON PIG MARKET. Light yarding of pigs on Monday to a limited attendance of buyers. Baooners were brisk and firm at late good rates; oeveral wanted for private curing helped the market along. Porkers and big stores were slightly easier, and small stores, slips and suckers were dull of salo and diflicult to quit at 5s per head ower than previous sales. Quotations : Prime bacor '1l3 to 80, good do i.'s to 693, medium do 553 to 583 63, prime porkers 39s to 43s 6d, light do 88s to 879, big. stores of quality 453 to 47s, small stores 243 6.1 to 323, big slips 183 to 21, small do ls to 163 63, good :uckers lis to 14s, indifferent quality Is to los.
Chill Proof. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
Chill Proof. The Duke of Fotheringill had given a great feast at Fotheringill Castle to commemorate the coming-of-age of his son and heir, the dashing Lord Highcollar. To this function had been invited the journalistic representative of a leading "daily." On the scribe's return to Fleet-st. he was asked to relate his adventures at the ducal home, and, among the questions, someone asked him "it the duchess's affability had not somewhat embarrassed him." "Not a bit of it," he replied, with that air of serene ease, calmness, and self-satisfaction which so eminently becomes him. "Before I took up newspaper work, my boy, I used to test refrigerators!"
A Hint to Lovers. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
A Hint to Lovers. Willie and Maggie had been busy courting for over two years, meeting every night in Hope-street. About a fortnight ago, Willie, in parting with his beloved, made the usual remark: "I'll meet ye in Hope-street, next Wednesday nicht. Mind ye be punc tual." "'Deed, ay, lad," replied Med, wi' a merry twinkle in her eye, "we hae met noo a lang time in Hope-street, an' I was jist thinking that it wis high time we were shifting our tryst in'-place a street further along. Whit wad ye say to Union-street?" Willie has taken the hint, and the invitations are out.
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 18 June 1914
MELBOURNE MARKETS. Fat Sheep,-15,700 yarded. Prime crossbred weothors 24s 6d to 8as ad, extra do 30s to 34s ad, good crossbred weothers 31s I6 to 28s, second do 18S 6d to 20e 6, inferior do to 17s 9d, prime crossbred owes 22s to 24s, extra do 25s to 26s 3d, odd ewes to 30s 6d, good crossbred ewes 19s 3d to 21s, second do 16s to 183 6d, inferior do from 11s 9d, prime merino wethers 233 to 23s, extra do to 2';s 5d, good merino wethers 20s to 229, merino ooes 12s 6d to 19s, a few pens of extra '21 to 24s 4d, low-oondi. tioned owes from 6s 6d, Fat Lambs.-4250 penned. Prime 16s Gd to 20s, extra prime and weighty 21s to 23s 2d, odd lambs to 26s 63, good 183 to 15e 3d, seconds Ils to 12s 6d, inferior from 9s 6d. Fat Cattle.-1510 yarded. Best pens of bullocks £14 17s 6d to £16 IGs, extra do £17 10s to £18 10s, odd bullocks to £25s. Good pens of bullocks £12 103 to £13 10s, good light and handy weights do £10 to £12, second and inferior from £8 17s 6d, prime pens of cows £9 10s to £10 17s 6d...