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ORDINARY TELEGRAMS [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS Town and suburban, within /pr© icrlbed limits, or within fifteen miles from the sending station, Including iddress and signature (not exceeding sixteen words), 6d. Each additional word, Id. ^ Other places within the State, ex cept town and suburban, Including ad dress and signature (not exceeding sixteen words), 9d. Each additional word, Id. Inter-State, I.e., from any one State to any other State, Including addresa and signature (not exceeding sixteen words), Is. Each additional word, Id. On telegrams, to and from Tasmania the "charges to be those mentioned above, with cable charges added, which a&lt; the present time is %d. per word. Double the foregoing rates to be charged for the transmission of tele grams on Sunday, Christmas Day, and Good Friday, and for "Urgent" tele grams. The foregoing nijefl are exclusive ot oorterage charges.
DISTRICT NEWS. Narracan. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
DISTRICT NEWiS. j I Narracan. (Prom Our Own Correspondents). I The recent fair in aid of the fund to provide suitable building •accommodation for the sloyd-work at the local school resulted in a sum of £31 8s 4d being raised. The Education Department is to be asked to subsidise this amount in view of the school becoming a sloyd •centre and other school classes avail ing themselves of: the facilities pro vided for instruction in this useful educational handicraft. Mr A. Fussell, chief inspector of the Education Department, accom panied by . Mr Herschel (manager of the Home Cinematograph Com pany) will visit Narracan on the 6th November, having arranged with the School Committee to fur nish an entertainment for the benefit of. the local school. The chief feature will be interesting cine matograph views, which will be interspersed with instrumental and other items. The entertainment will take plac6 at the Public Hall on^he* evening of the date liamed, School children will -be admitted ...
The Same. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
The Same. "What color eyes do you like beoti Billy?" "I. dunno. What color are yours supposed to b«?' Mrs. Firth: My husband is a per fect brute. Friend: You amaze me. Mrs. Firth: Yes, he is. Since the baby began . teething, nothing -will quiet the little angel but pulling pa pa's beard, iand—would you believe it?—yesterday he went and had his beard ehaved off? ,
ATROCITIES ADMITTED. GERMAN SOLDIERS WRITE LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
ATROCITIES ADMITTED. GERMAN SOLDIERS WRITE | LETTERS. Delay best suits the Allies, because the Germans are appalling the world by their atrocious inhumanity. This ■week the French in Lorraine had the good fortune to intercept a large mail of letters written by German sol diers at the front, so that the stories of savagery which are in circulation are no longer dependent upon only French or Belgium asseverations. "We had no need for money," writes one man, "but simply take what we want. If Monsieur le.Francais won't give we shove a revolver under his nose. We make no bones about it so that he can be quite sure the Germans are there." Another says, "The first village we came to after crossing the frontier had been completely destroy ed. Everyone is shot, men and even quite young boys.", Another says, "I have seen three convoys of prisoners, French peasants; all are to be shot." And other, "We ha.ve shot inhabitants between the ages of 14 and. 60, and bagged 30 head."
SOLDIERS SING SONGS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
SOLDIERS SING SONGS. Musical critics explain that the •'Watch on the Rhine" has too long a range for the ordinary German regi i m'ent to sing it effectively when out of breath and excited after a run "at the enemy's trenches. Most of these old heroic and pious airs go by the board on the modern battle-field, and the army that has a pleasing lilt to cheer it on the long march goes farthest. Gordon Highlanders march ed into Khartoum singing not "Scots |Wha Hae" but "A Little Bit off the Top," and "It's a Long Way to Tip perary" is being taught by the Brit ish to the French and the Indians, and even to the German prisoners. All the sombre old battle hymns were invented for fanatical armies in pur suit of unearthly illusions. The mod ern soldier fighting for liberty and the final destruction of war itself, meets death with a smile on his face and the gaiety of a serio-comic song on his lips. The old Crusaders 'and Ironsides and Covenanters were a dour lot, killing each foe for the vis i...
Telephone Conversations [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
Telephone Conversations The following are the rates for tele phone conversations—from Moe Post Office—with the undermentioned places, ■First Each three. 3 min minutes. (extra Aberfeldy Is 9d Bairnsdale 1/4 Is Bacchns Marsh ... 1/10 . 1/4 Ballan 1/10 1/4 Ballarat 2/4 1/9 Barr's Rec'g. Office 8d 6d Bendigo .2/4 1/9; Berwick Is 9d Boisdale Is 9d Boolarra . , . ..t/' 3d 3d Briagoloiig ... Is '9d Buln Buln 4d 3d Bunyip 6d 5d Castlemaine 2/4 1/9 Camperdown .. 2/4 1/9 Coalville* 2d 2d Cooper's Creek ... 6d 5d Cowwarr 6d 5d Dandenong Is 9d Darnum 2d 2d Darlimurla 4d 3d Drouin ... 4d 3d Fembank Is 9d Flinders 2/4 1/9 Flynn's Creek ...' 4d 3d Garfield 6d 5d Geelong 1/10 1/4 Glengarry 4d 3d Glenmaggie Is 9d Happy-Go-Lucky 6d 5d Healesville ... . ]/10 1/4 Heyfield 8d 6d Iona 8d 6d Jindivick... 6d 5d Korumburra 1/10 1/4 Lilydale ... 1/10 Hi Lindenow 1/4 Is Lindenow S. 1/4 Is Longford Is 9d Longwarry 6d 5d IVlaffra Is 9d Maffra Upper West" Is 9d Melbourne & Suburbs 1 /4 Is Mirb&o ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
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Toot Your Own Horn. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
Toot Your Own Horn. A hen is not supposed to have much common sense or tact, yet every time" she lays an egg she cackles forth the fact. A rooster hasn't got a lot of intellect to show, but none the less most roosters have enough good sense to crow. The mule, the most despised of beasts, has a persistent way of let ting people know he's round by his insistent bray. The busy little bees they buzz, bulls ,bellow, and cows moo, and tsvatch dogs bark, and ganders quack, and doves and pigeons coo. The peacock spreads his tail; and isqueaks; pigs squeal and robins sing and even serpents kno.w enough to hiss, before they sting. , But man, the greatest masterpiece that Nature could devise, will often hesitate before he'll advertise.
How to Injure Your Town. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
How to Injure Your Town. Run it down to visitors. Look sorry when a stranger talks to you of buying property in it. | Refuse to see merit in any scheme unless you are first rubber in it. Don't invest. Show your distrust by refusing to lay out any money in it. Let your tongue wag idly about your neighbors, without knowing the facts. Cut those whom in your vanity you think beneath^ you, and split up into classes arid cliques. Refuse to advertise in your local paper. People sum up your town from its advertisement sheets. Then you twill effectually damn your town and district.
IN PEACE AND WAR. THE FRENCH COMMANDER-INCHIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
IN PEACE AND WAR. ■ ■!_ ' « THE FRENCH COMMANDER-iN " " CHIEF. * By H. Hamilton Fyfe in Paris. "I assure you," the Minister of War said to me, "that if I were to take a motor-car and drive into the: zone of operations without General Joffre's i permission General Joffre would have me turned out." The Minister said this "not only without resentment—he said it with pride. That is the spirit in which the French are making war. And Gen eral Joffre, who is in supreme com mand of their armies, is j'ust the man to take full advantage of that spirit. He is a soldier who believes that when fighting has begun no pity,: no personal favor, above all no politics, should be allowed to influence in the slightest detail the conduct of the campaign. He must be, within the zone of operations, undisputed, mas ter. He would give up his post; as "generalissimo" to another, but so Jong as he is in supreme command he will not share either responsibility or power. . . If France had -had a Joffre in 1870 th...
HUMAN HAIR TELLS RACIAL ORIGIN. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
HUMAN HAIR TELLS RACIAL 1 ORIGIN. Scientists are able, by the use of the microscope, to tell from a single human hair to-what great' racial divi sion the original wearer- belonged. If a cross section of the hair is" ellipti cal, the'man was black; if round, the man: was yellow 1 or red; . while the white man's hair is 'oval. r- - The Australian native has hair with the least diam.eter, the bushman of Africa the next," then the American Indian, the Chinese, the white races, of -Europe- and lastly the Japanese, the coarsest of ,all. The /beard4 of a white man is fifty, per cent, thicker than his hair, and' is almost identically the size of the hair of the chimpanzee. The strength of human hair, is, as. a rule, in direct proportion tb:,its thickness. x It is believed that otter skins have been extensively dyed in imitation of the fashionable seal. They are cheap er than,the latter, and when carefully and newly prepared can be distinguish- ; ed only by experts.
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. The Gippsland and Northern Co-operative Selling Co.report under date of 29th inst: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. The Gippsland and Northern Co-operativo Selling Co. report under date of 29th inst:— Butter.—The market this week con tinues unchanged, choicest realising 19 ; choice, ll|d to ll|d ; good to prime, lid to ll^d ; separators, 10^d to lid; dairy, lOd. Cheese.—Prime new loaf and medium sizes, 6d ; semi-matured, 8d to 9d; matured firm at 10£d to lid. Eggs.—Prices realised on Tuesday were the 9ame as last week, but to-day, owing to the increased supplies, values receded. Ordinary lines sold at 9d, specials to 9^d. Duck, on both days, 9^d to lOd. Bacon.—Firm market. Light sides, lOd to lO^d; medium weights, 9|d; heavies, 8gd; middles, lid; jackets, 9d to 9£d. Lard.—Bulk, 7^d; packets, 7fd.
GIPPSLAND BACON COMPANY BIG FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES. RECONSTRUCTION SCHEME SUGGESTED. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
CIPPSLAND BACON COMPANY BIG FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES. RECONSTRUCTION SCHEME SUGGESTED. For some considerable time past the operations of the Gippsland Co-opera tive Bacon Curing Company have been carried on under conditions which have not enabled the company to pro gress to any great extent. An ar rangement made with the Gippsland and Northern Selling Company has en abled the company to obtain supplies which, on their financial footing at the time, they could not otherwise have got. This arrangement was under the principle that the Gippsland and Northern Selling Co. supplied pigs under a two-thirds payment system. The Gippsland and Northern Selling Co. has now written to the Board of Directors notifying them that the ar rangement must cease. This, then, apparently leaves the company in a very precarious position. A meeting of shareholders was re cently held in the Yarram Shire Hall to discuss the position. Although the meeting was thoroughly advertised and made known, not more than 20...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
TheMo='awks promise a Good Night's Fun next Wednes day (11th), at MOE Mechanics' Hall.* Mr Fred. H. Macartney, dentist,! notifies that he will visit Moe on the first and third Friday in each month. j Yarragon will be visited every second and fourth Tuesday. CONVERSAZIONE. A conversazione, in celebration of the anniversary of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, was held at the Moe Mechanics' Hall on Monday, 26th ult. The hall was artistically decorated for the occasion, wild boronia, poppies (artificial), roses and ever greens being used to advantage in such work, for which Mrs Hampton and Misses Adamson, Chisholm and Robertson were re sponsible—and deserving of credit for their efforts. The attendance was not quite up to expectations ; nevertheless, a very pleasant evening was spent. Appended is a copy of the programme, the accompanists being Mesdames Louden and Johnson and Miss Langford :— Pianoforte solo, Miss I. Scagg ; reading, "The Spanish Armada,''" Rev. C. Robertson ; song, " T...
UNDER THE HAMMER. J. K. JENNINGS AND McINNES. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
UNDER THE HAMMER. J. K. JENNINGS and McINNES. Messrs Jennings & Mclnnes will hold their next horse sale at Trafalgar on Monday, November 16. Entries invited. Fat pig sale at Trafalgar on Friday, 6th November. Pigs will be trucked at Thorpdale, picking up at Moe and other intermediate stations. At their Trafalgar yards on Saturday next, Messrs Jennings & Mclnnes will offer a large yarding of stock, including a line of nearly 200 good store lambs and 50 bulls.
SATURDAY'S CRICKET. MOE v. WILLOW GROVE. MOE. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
SATURDAY'S CRICKET. MOE v. WILLOW GROVE. MOE. F. Halden, c Cromb, b S. Williams ... 0 T. Burrage, b Johnston ... ... 38 P. Varcoe, ran out ... ... 11 G. Childs, c McColl, b Johnston ... 6 A. McDonough, b Johnston ... 3 0. Varcoe, c Abbott, b R. Williams 0 J. Baldwin, not out ... ... 21 H. Coombs, b R. Williams ... 16 R. Johnston, c Cromb, b R. WilUams 0 Sundries... ... ... 8 Total ... ... ...103 Bowling.—S. Williams, 1 for 45 ; R. McColl, 0 for 17; H. Johnston, 3 for 23 ; R. Williams, 3 for 10. WILLOW GROVE. R. McColl, b McDonough ... 2 S. Williams, c Baldwin, b McDonough 2 B. Williams, not out ... ... 0 Abbott, not out ... ... 15 Sundries ... ... ... 1 Total (for two wickets) ... 20 Bowling.—A. McDonough, 2 for 11; G. Childs, 0 for 8. : : r1 Trafalgar (the only team to bat) com piled 82 against Trafalgar East. Scores not to hand.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
Auction Notices. Adamson, Strettle & Co., PTY. LTD. STOCK SALESMEN, Victoria Horse Bazaar, 896 BOURKE STREET, MELBOURNE, Conduct Sales as follows:— HORSES.—Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at their Bazaar. -At NEWMARKET: — Sheep, Tuesdays Fat Cattle, Wednesdays. At CORPORATION MARKET :—Pigs and Calves, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Dairy and Store Cattle, Fridays. Clearing-Orat Sales a Specialty. - PURE STOCK SALESMEN. - Farms for sate and to let—all Districts. Trust monies to lend ; lowest rates. Sworn vakiations made. Send particulars of your requirements. Forwarding Agents—A. W, Crowe, Moe 5 E. J. Savage, Narracan ; W. Pickles, Thorpdale. Professional Notices. [a card. DR. W. CECIL MARSDEN Waterloo Road, TRAFALGAR. Visits— MOE : Mondays, 11.30 to 11.45, and 5.30 to 6.30 ; Thursdays, 11.30 to 1.30. At Larkin's Hotel. TARRAGON, Tuesdays and Saturdays, 10.15 to 11. At Waterloo Hotel. NARRACAN : Mondays, 12.30 to 1.30. At Stewart's Coffee Palace. THORPDALE ; Mondays, 2 to 3....