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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
THE m Minister of the CONGREGATIONAL MISSION CHURCH, Fitzroy, Melbourne. Sends his opinion of "/ voas , zcommended to try Clements Tonic. I was completely run down, suffered from nervous prostration, with insomnia and severe headaches. I had spent much money on medicines' to no purpose. " One bottle put me right and Was Worth its weight in gold. "I recommend this medU cine strongly. » fSignedJ JOHN HOSKING." The Rev. J. HOSKING, D.D., is known as an earnest church worker, and his testimony to CLEMENTSTONIC was sent for the good it might do, This medicine is certain in its effects on run down or irritated nerves, and quickly relieves Biliousness, Weakness, Loss of Sleep, Poor Appetite, Constipation and Indigestion. ALL CHEMISTS and STORES SELL IT. FRED. HALDEN. MOE. BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR, CARPENTER AND JOINER, Furnishing Undertaker. Undertaking a Speciality. Work Executed at Shortest Notice.' MODERATE - CHARGES. Funerab Conducted in any part of the District. Also—PAINTER, PAPERf(ANG...
THE DRAW. Oct. 31st, Dec. 12th, Feb. 6th. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
THE DRAW. Oct. 31st, Dee. 12th, Feb. 6th. Trafalgar Easb v. Trafalgar. Willow Grove v. Moe. Nov. 7th, Dee. 19th, Feb. 13th. Trafalgar'v. Willow Grove. Moe v. Trafalgar East. Nov. 14th, Jan. 9th, Feb. 20th. Moe v. Trafalgar. Willow Grove v. Trafalgar East. Nov. 21st, Jan. 16th, Feb. 27th. Trafalgar v. Trafalgar East. Moe v. Willow Grove. Nov. 28th, Jan. 23rd, Mar. 6tli. Willow Grove v. Trafalgar. Trafalgar East v. Moe. - . Dec. 5th, Jan. 30th, Mar. 13th. Trafalgar v. Moe. Trafalgar-East v. Willow Grove..
MOE AND DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATION. RULES AND REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
MOE AND DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATION. RULES AND REGULATIONS. 1. Thafc.the Association be called "The Moe and District Cricket Association," con sisting of Moe, Willow Grove, Trafalgar East and Trafalgar. 2. 'That all matches be played on Saturday. 3. That three rounds be played, first matches to beplayed on October 31st, '14. 4.. That all matches be one day only, and that batting time be equally divided between teams, team scoring the greatest number of runs in such time to win. In the event of .first team going out in less time than allotted, the other teafti to have the extra time to bat. 5. That play commence at 1.30 p.m. 6. That all players must reside within ten-miles' radius of their club's ground, Willow Grove to be allowed a 15-mile radius, all players to be registered two weeks before playing. 7. That Lunch be during the interval. . 8. All protests must be forwarded to General Secretary within three week days after the,match, accompanied by 5s deposit. The Secretary to call...
The Advocate. PUBLISHED WEDNESDAY MORNINGS. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1914. Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
Jlfcxnxcate* Published Wednesday Morningb. WEDHESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, WW. Local and General News. The next sale of stock to be con ducted at Moe takes place on Friday, 13th November. In addition to the fall of rain (46 points) recorded at the Moe Post Office on Saturday morning, 10 points were re gistered at 9 a.m. yesterday (Tuesday). The" local —representative (Mr A. Savige) for Messrs McPhail Bros, and Co. intimates by advertisement that he will send a truck of pigs to Melbourne on Tuesday, 10th November. Temperance Sunday will be observed in Moe as follows :—November 8— Methodist Church, 3 p.m., Rev. A. H. Mitchell ; Presbyterian Church, 7.30 p.m., Rev. C. Robertson. November 15—Church of England, 11 a.m., Rev. G. W. Blanchard. The members of the Hope oE Moe Tent, I.O.R., will attend in regalia at each service. A reminder!—W. H. Burrage, land and commission agent, Moe, undertakes the arrangement of clearing sales. Cor respondence invited.'-5 Mr W. F. Parker, poBtuiaater at Moe, who ...
SIDELIGHTS ON THE WAR A GERMAN FABRICATION FACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
SIDELIGHTS ON THE WAR A GERMAN FABRICATION FACTORY. The very capable Melbourne journal ist who was sent to London to act as special representative of the Sydney "Sun" is now forwarding some parti cularly interesting letters to that journal. A full budget received this week covers a whole page, and we acknowledge the following extracts: Sunday, August 16. "*' "War is Hell," Sherman said as he went Bouth to suppress slavery. War is the hell of barbaric savagery,,of fury and madness, of battle and slaughter. Awful and appalling rumors have frozen our hearts to-day. The Black Watch was wiped out in the sortie from Lrege; the Enniskillens . were decimated. .The bleeding survivors of the Black Watch are in Chatham Hos pital and of the Enniskillens in Birm ingham. The Iron Duke has been sunk by a mine in the North Sea, and Admiral Sir John Jellicoe has sunk with his flagship. These stories, told with utmost circumstances, blanched most cheeks. Their' authenticity was vouched for. They eman...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
YOU SHOULD BE DETERMINED in rejecting the worthless and frequently in jurious counterfeits which are sometimes pushed for the sake of greater gain as "just as good" as the GENUINE SANDER AND SONS' PURE VOLATILE EUCALYPTI EXTRACT. Be not deceived! SANDER'S EXTRACT is recognised by the highest medical authorities as possessing unique stimulating, healing and antiseptic powers. The preparation of SANDER'S EXTRACT from the pure selected leaves, and the refinement by special processes give it curative virtues peculiarly its own. There fore, be not misled! Demand and insist upon the GENUINE SANDER EXTRACT, and you will derive the benefit that thousands have derived from it before. When ill you should not depress yourself more by the common, bulky and nauseating eucalyptus oils and so-called extracts. What you want is quality and reliability in small dose, and this you find only in— SANDER'S' EXTRACT. LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. 1. Subscribers who do not give express notice to the contrary...
DEATH OF "LITTLE NELL" [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
DEATH OF "LITTLE NELL" The deatli occurred at Stoke New ington; recently of Mrs. Harriet Lucy Tice, who claimed to he the original of "Little_.Nell." She was born at the Old Curiosity Shop, Compton-st., in 1827, and was the daughter of Mr. John" Pejjerell, the~ proprietor of the shop. Her father was greatly addicted to gambling, and as a consequence mother and daughter had to take, to a rambling life, not unlike, that -de picted by Dickens in his celebrated book. Mrs. Tice also claims that her father appeared in the novel as the grandfather.
STEAMING THROUGH THE DARK. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 4 November 1914
STEAMING THROUGH THE . DARK. By "Seebee" in Adelaide "Mail." Several exciting accounts have been given of the experiences of various mail and. cargo. steamers hurrying across the ocean showing no lights, with the object of evading the enemy's cruisers bent upon commerce destroy ing expeditions. Lest foes should see us in the night and stop us in our track, We hasten down the routes of trade like some great spectre black. The bright electrics' telltale glare each porthole curtain bars, And masthead lights 110 longer blaze to mimic friendly stars. No sidelights red or green we show •to warn the passing sail. And thougfi a hull comes looming by we do not stop to hail. For we who bear a precious freight .must travel through the dark, To offer raiding cruisers' guns no hope of any mark. ; So threshed milk-white across our wake the sped miles lie astern, The log bell tinkles as they pass, the swift propellers' turn; And. as our bows push through the deep towards the ocean's rim, We lift a...
THE BELLS OF MALINES. DESTROYED BY GERMANS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 11 November 1914
i THE BELLS OF MALINES. DESTROYED BY GERMANS. It was announced recently that the peal of bells in the cathedral of St. Rombart in Malines had been de stroyed by the Germans. These fam ous carillion peals comprise as many as forty or fifty bells. Every quarter of an hour they play for half a min ute, not the ordinary peals as we know them, but some phrase of music with full harmonies, four or five bells sometimes being struck together in the same chord. At the hour the chimes will sometimes play for five minutes, perhaps a snatch from some well-known opera or oratorio. These peals can be played from a keyboard like a piano, but the ordinary hourly chimes are of course regulated by clockwork. Of the towns that have fljready come into this war, Ghent, , Louvain, Antwerp and Malines, all have famous chimes, and Tournai pos sesses another. But of all the chimes in the world the most exquisite are those of Bruges and of Malines. To sip one's coffee under an awning in the old cobbled marke...
ENGLAND AND THE WAR MANUFACTURING AN ARMY. A MILLION BRITISH SOLDIERS TO PUNISH BARBARIANS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 11 November 1914
ENGLAND AND., THE WAR MANUFACTURING AN ARMY. A MILLION BRITISH SPLDIERS TO PUNISH BARBARIANS. In a further budget of war news to ' tlie Sydney "Sun" the London repre sentative of that journal deals with the fall of Namur and proceeds to re late many interesting incidents. Con tinuing, he writes: — K. of K. has set out to create a. series of armies which will make Europe shake beneath their tramp. He said the other day, "We must go on manufacturing soldiers until our men are marching into Berlin. * Be fore long he will get what he wants, because England is sound to the core, but valuable time may be .frittered away before the multitude realise the dangers which encompass the Em pire. It is of the greatest importance that our new- levies should be under canvas with all conceivable celerity. It takes at least six months to make a decent soldier, and long before six months every man that England can spare may be needed on French soil. Still Spies Flourish. The Germans, well posted in ev...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 11 November 1914
Used Many Others.—" My little boy, William, used to get frightful at tacks of coughing at night," writes Mr Carpenter, Musgrave Street, North Rockhampton, Q. " Chamberlain's Cough Remedy was the means of saving me many a sleepless night, for a couple of doses always relieved him when the coughing - came on.' Before trying Chamberlain's Cough Remedy I used many other advertised lines, but nothing gave him the slightest relief." Sold by all storekeepers and chemists.* Mr W. A. Lacey, a buyer for tha Gippsland Co-operative Bacon Curing Company, will forward a truck of pigs to Dandenongon Friday, December 4. They Keep Me Fuee.—"I used to suffer considerably from indigestion and liver trouble," says Mr Jas. Healy, "Yorkdene," Eden Yale Rd., . Mt. Eden, N.Z. " Having tried several so called cures with no good effect, I fol lowed the advice of a friend, and took a course of Chamberlain's Tablets. They gave me immediate relief, and I was soon rid of indigestion. Now I take them regularly, a...
MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. IN THE RAILWAY CARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 11 November 1914
MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. » IN THE RAILWAY CAKHlAfcte, "Excuse me, sir, but your appearanei freatly interests me. I can see tha) pou are passing through some perioi if terrible mental strain, ^ If X can b« jf assistance to you, ip. any way, ) iiope you will permit me to be." The; *,benevolent-looking clergymar gazed "kindly across at his wild-eyed ris-a-vis, whilst I surveyed them bott irom behind a'newspaper, in my owe :orner of the compartment. The young in an addressed ran his fingers in a aalf-frenzied manner through his al •eady disordered hair. "No one can help me," he saic Sloomily. "Don't be too sure of that," return >d the benign cleric.. "Believe me, mj 'riend, I have had- experience of niec mder the most trying circumstances .ife affords, and I have come to the jonclusion that rarely indeed is a cast lopeless. Tell me your story." "Ah! You wish to hear my story' I warn you that never before have >rou listened to such a tale as mine. But to tell you would be useless—you :...
MELBOURNE STOCK MARKET Messrs Adamson, Strettle & Co. report under date of 6th inst.: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 11 November 1914
MELBOURNE STOCK MARKET Messrs Adamson, Strettle & Co. re port under date.of 6th inst.:— 1100 head yarded. Milkers.—The supply wag smaller than last week, both in numbers and quality. The presence of a few local dairymen caased business to be more lively, particularly for best descriptions, and prices showed a de cided improvement, while second and middling qualities sold more freely. Our principal salesvwereF. Einsiedel four to £18 "2s 6d, "H. L. Morgan three to £12 5s, J. Maloney two to £10 15s, J. Williams £8 2s 6d, and 2G for other owners from £5 53 to £7 12s 6d. Moderate yarding of springers, very few good quality cows being forward. The demand was dull, except for a few extra choice sorts. I3e3t made from £G 10s to £7 10s, odd one3 to £9 5s, others from 5 gns. upwards. Fat cows £7 10s to ~£8 10s, a few to £9 ; beefy cows £4 15s to £5 15s, fleshy cows £2 103 to £3 10s, old cows from 10s. A few fat bullocks sold from £6 10s to £9 10s. All classes of store stock were dull ...
A Pirate Omnibus. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 11 November 1914
A Pirate Omnibus. Years ago, when a mail known amongst his acquaintances as "Old Bill" Potter was running his omnibus line in C , he had a conductor named Bob, and he was suspicious that he wasn't getting all the fares he was entitled to. ( Bob had a habit of talking to him 3olf, and one night "Old Bill" caught him in the stable reckoning up the .day's proceeds. He had emptied liis "leather ibag out on a sack of cats, an&lt;? ' was stacking up silver, shillings and sixpences, m two piles, together with a heap of coppers. "Here's a shilling for me, and here's a shilling for Potter," he said; "and a sixpence for me and a sixpence foi him." He kept on this way until he had al] the money divided, with a shilling over. "Old Bill" kept still and waited tc see what Bob would do with that shil ling. Bob looked at it and weighed it in his hand. "Shall I keep it?" he sai&lt;7 to himself. "No, I'll let the guv'noi have it. He has to feed the horses.' "Old Bill" broke in on him ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 11 November 1914
Tried a Sample.—" Some years ago I was subject to biliousness, from which I could get no relief," says Mr W. G-. Miller, Grocer, Lindfield, N.S.YV. "I was given a sample of Chamberlain's Tablets, and a few hours after taking them all trace of biliousness was com pletely gone. Whenever there has been a recurrence of the trouble, I have got immediate relief from Chamberlain's Tablets." Sold by all storekeepers and chemists.*
Tongue Twisters. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 11 November 1914
Tongue Twisters. Susan shines shoes and soclcs; sockf and shoes shines Susan. She ceaseti shining shoes and socks for shoes ant socks shock Susan. Robert Rowley rolled a round rol round; a round roll Robert Rowlej rolled round; where rolled the rouni roll Robert Rowley rolled round? Oliver Oglethorp ogled an cwl anc oyster. If Oliver Oglethorp ogled ar owl and oyster, where are the owl anc oyster Oliver Oglethorp ogled? Sammy Shoosmith saw a shnekii:? youngster. If Sammy Shoesmith saw a shrieking youngster, Where's the shrieking youngster Sammy Shoe smith saw? I went into the garden to gather some blades, and there I s:iw twc pretty babes. - "Ah, babies, is that you babes, braiding~blades, babes? If voi: braid any blades, babes, braid broart blades, babes, or braid no /blades babes." "Let me congratulate you on tlu piece called the''Magpie's Nest,'" said the tall gentleman who had been sit ting in the rear of the hail. "The medley of tongues was wonderful." "That wasn't the 'Magpie'...
WARRAGUL DISTRICT HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 11 November 1914
—■ J WAHHAGDL DISTRICT HOSPITAL. The Secretary (Mr H. Tfoiftt'el) re ports for the month of October in patients admitted, 21 ; patieofs dis charged, 12 ; deaths, J ; patients' re maining, 21; medical officers for the present month, Drs. Cowen, Ley and Trumpy; hon. dentist, Mr Chris topher. The Matron desires to acknowledge —Flowers from Mrs Anderson every week ; four flower stands for hall from Miller Bros; fern trees from Mrs Frawley; gladioli bulbs and dahlias from Mrs Braving ton; flowers from Mrs Howard.