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MOTOR CYCLE TOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
MOTOR CYCLE TOURS. A meeting of the Shepparton Motor Cycle Club was hold at the MLechbanics on Thursday ovening, Mr MT M'Alpino. the president, presiding over a good attendancr. Tours were arranged as follows: Rushworth, Sunday June 21st; Nagamhio, June 28mh; Euroa, July 5th; Nathalis, July 12dh; Kyabram, July 10ch. Some discussion followed on the subject of holding a sports meeting iu September, the matter being eventually adjourned for further inquiry.
VIBERT VICTOR. RODNEY SHIRE COUNCIL'S CLAIM. DECKING OF THE HIGH ROAD BRIDGE. A BLUE GUM CONTROVERSY. ALLEGATIONS OF SINISTER INFLUENCES. VIBERT GETS THE VERDICT. SHEPPARTON SHIRE MUST SHARE THE COSTS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
VIBERT VICTOR. RODNEY SBIRE COUNOIL'S CLAIMI. DECKING OF TEE HIGH ROAD BRIDGE. A BLUE GUMI CONTROVERSY. &LLEGATIONS OF SINISTER INFLUENCES. VIIERT GETS THE VERDIOT. SHEPPARTON SHIRE MUST SHARE THE COSTS. Shire councillors, of late, have beei very unfortunate in their appeals for legal redress. They aighlt, like Mrs Gumamidge, declare that everything with them has gone "contraily" in the courts of law. Rodney Shire couccillors are the katest to acquire an experience which will be long a source of grievance to ratepaycrs, since with less impetuosity and more of the spirit that leads to amicable oettlemennt, there need not have boon any necessity for the case whibch, in the Shepparton County Court on Thursday. after a three days' hear ing, resulted in a verdict for the defen dant, Mr E J Vibert. And the total costs of both sides, which Rodney will harve to pay, are not likely to be under £250. ilurthermore, portion of that Shepparton Shire will have to pay, for this shires, in ...
MOTOR CYCLISTS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
MIOTOR CYOLISTS, Members of the Shepparon MIotor Cycle Clab had a run to Rushworth yesterday. Starting from Mr Eunson's at 10 a.m, they reached their destina tion at 12 15 p.m.; leaving at 3 o'clock, they ran through Murchison, being back in Sheppsrton shortly after 5 o'clock. It was a splendid trip right through.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
Sales at Shepparton Corporation Yards. CATTLE ... JUNE 23 SHEEP .... ... JUNE 30 PIGS ... ....... JUNE 29 SALE FIXTURES FOR JUNE AND JULY. Tuesday, June 28 Sheppsrton cattle sale Thursday, June 25 - Tatura stock sale Tallygaroosna stock sale Nathalia Stock Sale Friday, June 26 Shepparton special stock sale Saturday, June 27 Tatura pig sale Moorcopna horse sale Monday. June 29- Murchisoun stock sale Shepparton pig sale Tuesday, June 80 Shepparton sheep sale Thursday, July 2 Tatura Stock Sale Monday, July 6 Dookie Stock sale Tuesday, July 7 Sheperton Cattle Sale Thursday, July 9--. Katandra Stock Sale ' i - - NEXI SATURDAY, June 27th J M'MAMARA & CO., under instructions from Mr H. F. Tisdall, B.O.E., who has sold his property, will sell by public auc tion on the premises, commencing at 1.30 o'clopk sharp, the whole of his HOUSEHOLD FORNITURE and Effects. For full particulars, see hand bills. Something Cheap in Wheat Land. -, x¢'OX tN, oo'x?."" SITUATED 1 mile from town, and 6 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
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"SHE." [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
"r SHE." THE education of the girl is a subject that is receiving far greater attention to-day than ever before in the civilised world. It would be easy to build up a great system whereby our girls could be taught all manner of useful crafts and professions-from the arguing of lawsuits, the building of houses, the mending of limbs, and auditing of balauce-sheets, down to the production of caulillowera and the weaving of bootlaces. But it would be practically certain that after the State had expended its money and the technical schools had been built and years of time and moun tains of trouble had been devoted to turning out pupils thorongltly skilled in these professionas, the pupils would, ill nine cases out of ten, a!opt another plrofession for life. The architect would flod some hapless young man in need of a house; the doctor would be called in to consult with some rival of the other sex; the auditor would come upon the tangled accdunts of some innocent speculator in obvious nee...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
BEREAVEMENT NOTICE, MR J. WINNETT and MBR and MRSB DUDDING and FAMILY desire to THANK their many friends for their kind expressions of sympathy during their recont sad bereavement; especially thanking Mrs and Mise Pemberton, Mrs Gerard and the Rev. N. D. Herring. "Ely~ ~brhhtiset" PUBLISHED MIONDAY & TURIsDAY. BE JUST AND FEAR NOT. MONDAY, JUNE 22, 1914.
OLYMPIA. IN THE ARENA OF SPORT. FOOTBALL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
OL Y MPIA. ------+· INTHE ARENA OF SPORT. FOOT3BALL NOTES. BY " 1LFr-iBAK.ll , " The First RTund. Of ilatches For the G.V.F.L premiorship Was completed on Wednesday lst. Shopparton bas gono through se far wihout a defeat Though it was only a narrow mejority of two points that saved it in the match against Tatura. The play of the local team since thoen has been quite up to tho standard df last year,.and Captain Darcy has again got his men into a splendid systeim. Some of the plyers, howeover, must got accustomeod to tbh mnthod of getting rid of the ball quicker when emght by an opponent. Two men who hangrather long to the ball, but otherwviose are brilliant playors, are M'Coll and IM'Casklill; while Shep parton's ubiquitous rover, Morris, is somewhat inolined to the same fault. The latter often gets rid of the ball " just in time " to got the benefi6t of the doubt. It was unfortunate last Wednesday that Eohuca should have been minus several players; for no dnubt this fact helped grea...
BAND FESTIVAL AND COFFEE SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
BAND FESTIVAL AND COFFEE SOCIAL, A very successful band festival and coffoe supper was held at the Salvation Army Hall, High-st, last week, when a high class programme was given. It was as follows--March by the band, " Capiseolus ;" vocal solos "Pardon" and "He's the Dearest;" Recitation, by Miss Lucy Robinson, " Mlother Jooe;" duet by Adjutant I Baker (cornet) and Mr Btan Baker (euphonium); full bchorus, by songaters, ." Coronation Day ;" Vocal duet, " Is it True " by Mrs Johnson and Lieutenant Bakeor; Cor not solo, " Rosy Morn," by Adj Baker; character duet, by Mr and Mrs E Johnson, "Drunken Jim;" quartette, "Backslider's Vision," by Adj Baker (cornet), Lieut Baker (tonor) Mr S Baker (eupho) Mr A Robinson (E flat bass). One of the best items of the evening was " Scenes in a Prodigal's Life," being a selection by the band (under the baton of Adj B.ker)-a selection of hymns portraying the varied scenes in a prodigala' life, whilst the band played. The parts of mother and son were ac...
THE VERDICT. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
tHE VERDICT. The jury-retired at 5 30 p.n.; and at 6-20 returned into court to ask if they must be unanimous. His Honor: " No; a majority verdiot will ilo. They returned once again and shortly before 8 o'clock returned a verdict for the defendant on the ground that the timier supplied by him was blue gum as known in the trade, His Honor then entered judgment for the defendant on his courterclaim £77 1ls 3], oosts to be taxod; liberty to bhe given to the third porty (the rubicon Company), to apply in cham bers, in Melbourune, as to its costs in the prooeedinge. Mr Edward V J Hugher, chemins, aged 61, of Nathalie, died very suddenly on Wednesday night. Mr Hughes had witnessed an exciting football match on the looal ground. On arriving home he was taken bad, and Mrs Hughes has. tily enummoned Dr Houty, but Mr Hughes died a few minutes after the dootor's arrival, Death was due to heart failure,.
THE JUDGE SUMS UP. "A PLAIN BUSINESS PROPOSAL." THE FLY IN THE OINTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
THE JUDG SUIMS UP. "A PLXIN DUSINESS PROPOSAL." THE FLY IN THE OINTMENT Judge Johnston was very brief. His Honor told the jury that the main fight between the Rodney Colinoil and the defendant was whether the timber.sup plied for Ithat bridge was blue gum in the "trade" sense of the word. That was the main issue. If he ought to have supplied true blue gum, or euca lyptus globulus, then the plaintiffs had a right to recover damages for ,his hav ing supplied an inferior article. That was the law on the subject. It was a commercial contract; it was a plain busi ness proposal. If, on the other hand, he ctntraeted t I supply only what was blue gum in the trade soeuse of the term, then he had done his duty, and he ought to win on the see ; and then it would he his duty to enter a verdict on the councer claim. The damages he elaimed were : £81 2s 1O, his deposit; and £46 18s 7d, as the price of the tim ber belonging to him actually used by the plaintiffs-total, £78 is 4d. If the plsintiffs...
LOCAL PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
LOOAL PRODUCE MARKIET. Butter (eelling) lid, le 2d Eggs (giving) is Cheese (selling), 10d, Is Bacon ,, lid, Is Ham ,, is Is Id Wheao (giving) 8s 7d Potatoes ,, 7e Bd Onions ,, 9s Bran ,, le Qd bue Chaff (solling) L8 5B Flour ,, 16s Pollard ,, le'8d Calfakine (giving) 5d to 6d ib Sheepskine ,, 4b to 5b lb Hidea ,, 4d Sd Ib
LIGHTS OF SHEPPARTON. CIVIC INCURSION FROM WANGARATTA. COME TO TAKE "NOTES." THE ILLUMINATION OF OUR STREETS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
LIGHTS OF BHEPPARTON. CIVIC 1NOUR810N FROMI WANGARATTA. COME TO TAKE "NOTES." THE ILLUMINATION OF OUR STREETS. The appearance of four motor cars in proceesion through the principal thoroughfares of Shep parton on Saturday afternoon caused a good deal of speculation among citizens. Contrary to the surmising of a'wildly-imaginativo individual, it had nothing to do with the Double Disseolution. The mission was one of peace and good will--and the en-light-enmant, the visitors being no other than Or George Maxwell, mayor of the borough of Wangaratta, and his colleagues, Crs W J Smith, Sand ford, Teague, Purbrick, A H Smith, Tweed, Edwards and Prentice; Mr T C Muntz, town clerk; Mr W HI Scott, engineer; and Mr E Ri Livine.L treaeurer; also Mir W7 J. Hill, of the " North Eastern De spa'ch." and M\r F O'Grady, of the " Wangaratta Chronicle." The object of the visit was to see the "lights of Shepparton," and "take notes." During the past three years there has been an agita tion in Wangaratta...
MR DIXON'S ADDRESS. A MATTER OF "WORD TWISTING." [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
MR DIXON'S ADDRESS. A MATTER OF "WORD T WI STING." L-oking up at the court oloek-which is not always corrcti-Mr Dixon (coun seoi for Vibert) told the jury that his addreess would be very brief. He thought Ihat in this cse there had been from beginning to end all attempt on the part of certain persons to twist wordi. Plaintiffs had, in the lirst instance agreed to aocept stringy bark or blue gum; and Vibert's tender stated "stringy hatk, and or blueoo gumn." He had the option to supply which he liked; then osame the question of the "long lengths," involving a dispute over 23s. Then more word twisting followed, the words "blue gunm" being given a moaning never reaognised in the trade. Eflorts had also been made to twist theo mening of the words in the letters put iu-lho most extra ordinary and unlikely meoanings put to phrases written a year ego. First of all stringy bark rnd blue gum were classed together, the confrartor being given the option to supply which he liked. The price to b...
THE LAST THREE WITNESSES [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
THE LAST THRBEE WITNESSES There was no response when the name "'Henry Woods" was called. " Strange," observed Mr H J Cohen, "wo have many kinds of wood here, but not this particular Wood." The last three witnesses for the defence wore then called-on Thursday afternoon. Charles Grey, bridge contractor, of Shepparton, said that he had beesn in the business from 25 to 30 years. He had had experience in timbers; know the names under which they went in the trade; had no dilliculty on the matter; and was able to say that exhibit No 9 (taken from the levoae bridge, part of timber supplied by the defendant), was blue gum as known in the trade. Rssmus Jorgen Lsrsen, mine manager, and associate of the U]eudigo School of Mines, stated that he had had for a long period experience in selecting timber for mines. The exhibit shown him (No 9), was blue gum in the "trade" sense. W J Nighltingale, wheelwright, of Bhopper ton, had had many years' experience; and he could say that exhibit No 0 was blue...
RIFLE CLUB. A SERIES OF MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
RIFLE CLUB. A SERIEB OF MATCHES. Approvai~has been granted-for a team of sixteen members from the Hamilton Union to- fire matches against Castlemaine, Shepparton and W\illiamstown unions. The team will entrain on Monday, July 20th, Hamilton to Ballarat; Tues day, 21st,,to Castlemaine, via Mary borough; Wednesday, 22nd, match with Castlemaine union on Chew ton range; 23rd, 24th, 25th, and 26th spent in Bendigo, firing match against Bendigo Rifle Club on Saturday, 25th ; Monday, 27th, visit Echuca; Tuesday, 28th, leave (via Kyabram and Tatura) for Shep parton, where a match will be fired against Shepparton Union, Wednesday, July 29th. Thursday or Friday proceed to Melbourne to shoot against Williamtown union on Saturday, August slet. Mem bers affiliated with V.R.A. can take part in the V.R.A. monthly shoot at 700 yards, also on that date, Last September the Shepparton union visited both Warrnambool and Hamilton, heartily enjoying the trip. On their own ranges the home unions were a to...
MR HAM'S ADDRESS. "AN OBSCENE ORATORICAL FLIGHT." [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
MR HAM'S ADDRESS.. "AN OBSCENE ORATOBICAL FLIGHT." "I propose to dismiss with a waive of the hand," said Mr Ham (plaintlifse' counsel), Mr Dixon's. statement of misrepresentations. When Mr Martin (Rodney shire seoretary), said to Vibert, "If you don't sign that con tract. Miles will,' it was only a friendly. warning. There was no materialityin thise alleged misrepresentation, To up set this cootraot there would hasve to he fraudulent misrepresentation. The real question weeas: Was the contract that wes made, carried out? It had been sought to draw a lot of herrings aeros tbhis path, An outstanding feature of this case was this; when the specifi cations were drawn up they had to bs referred to both Shepparton and Rod. ney Counoils, for the bridge decking was a joint work, though the Rodney councillors were the people to see to the contract and had everything to ~o with it, Counsel for the other parties habd complelely neglected to refer to the tlndor of CoUonh. and Co5 who wanted 17s...
DOOKIE COLLEGE REPORT. GENERAL OUTLOOK SATISFACTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
DOOKIit COLLEGE REPORT. GENERAL OUTLOOK SATISFAC. TRY. The reports of the Principals of Dookie and Longerenong Agricul. tural College for the month of May state that seeding operations, now in full swing, are being carried on under very favorable conditions. During May 150 points of rain fell at Dookie and 102 at Loncerenong. Up to date at Dookie, 750 acres have been sown, including 400 of wheat, 280 oats, 40 peas and 24 barley. About 7 acres of the earl:est sown wheat have required to be re seeded on account of poor germination. The generaloutlook is satisfactory and the live stock are all in first class condition. The working horses are on a daily ration of 35 lbs oaten chaff, 12 lbs crushed oats and 2 Ibs bran. Mr Pye, the Principal, draws attention to the fact that the Millers' Associa tion has decided to give an extra 3d per bushel for Comeback wheat. This variety has been grown at Doockie for the past 15 years, and once or twice it has given the top yield on the farm. The dema...
MR COHEN'S ADDRESS. BURGUNDY WINE—AND CHAMPAGNE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
rI COHEN'S ADDRESS. 3UI3GUNDY WINE-AND CIIHAM PAGNE. Learned council for the Rubicon Co. (Mr K J Cohen), intimated that he also would he very brief-end then looked up at the court eloyk. He said he was in this unfortunate position-having to carefully avoid the ground which Mr Dixon had covered to such an extent. The firsal thiug he desired to draw the jury's attention to was, whlether the botanical definition of the trade meaning of blue gam was to be recognisoed. Mr Ham, in dogmatic fashion, had said that there was only one blue gum known throughout the world. But for that statement there would have been no necessity to refer to books on the sub. jeot, to show that there were 16 varie ties. The defendant's was a commercial contract, and the jury had to determine according to commercial ideas as to what was blue gum-what was meant by blue gum in the trade. When you asked for Burgundy wine, for instance, you never expected to get wine that came from the Burgundy district of France. Y...
JUNIOR ASSOCIATION. May 27. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 22 June 1914
JUNIOR ASSOCIATION. May 27, 8hepparton Imperial v Workers' United Grahamvale v Arcadis Caniambo West v Silver Star June 8 Arcadia v Shepparton Imperial Silver Star v Workers' United Canismbo Wesnt v Grahamvale June 10 Shepparton Imperial v Caniambo West Workers' United v Arcadia Grahsmvale v Silver Star June 17 Silver Star v Shepparton Imperial Arcadia v Caniambp West Workers' United v Grahamvalo July 1 Shepparton Imperial v Grahamvale Canismbo West v Workers' United Silver Star v Arcadia MIatahes played on ground of first named club; second round grounds re versed. At-the conclusion of the second round,(minor premiership), the four leading teams will play off for the major premiership. In the event of .the club winning the minor premiership being de feated in the play-off, it shall have the right to a challenge match.