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BOBBY, AND HIS BELT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
BODDBU AND HIlS DEIT. The other morning a policeman wtH searchlng about the house, when his ifeo said : "What arc you looking for, John ?" .?ly ,bcl. ho repltedi?'"Hvno.o "yui seen anything of it ?" "Why, John," she replied, sweetly, "you have It on." "So I have," he said. "A good Job you noticed it, or I should have gone on parade without it." L~
Copyright. SQUIRE JOHN. A NARRATIVE OF STIRRING ADVENTURE. PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS IN THE STORY. JACK TRAVERS, (Squire John), AH SIN, Jack's valet, etc. HOWARD SPENCER in league with SENOR ROBLDO, stepfather and guardian of JESSIE CAMERON JUNAITA ROBLADO friend and companion of Jessie. PART 3. CHAPTER V. WEDDED VET NO WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
SQUIRE JOHN. A NARRATIVE OF STIRRING ADVENTURE. Dy George St. Rathborno, Author of "Doctor Jack," "A Son of Mars," "The Man from Denver," etc. PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS IN THE STORY. JACK TRAVERS, (Sqilre John), AH SIN, Jack's valet, etc. HO-WARD SPENCER in league with SENOR IODLADO, stepfather and guardian of JESSIE CAMERON JUANITA IROILADO friend and companion of Jessie. PART 3. CHAPTER V. WEDDED, YET NO WIFE. The picturesque old g:ntleman,a, whom he now knows to be Senor Ra fael Roblado, Jessie's Spanish step father, comes up, his face beaming with smiles, and rubLing his hanoods together after the manner of a man well pleased. Jack knows him better since his identity hi's been made clear, and the --foot of the old Spaninrd havinlg been in league with Howard Spencer is as surance enough that he must be a shrewd and tricky customer. Somehow the thought of this chanrm ing girl beinig left in the care of this unscrupulous gentleman gives Jack n'tise for worry, nlthlaughi his handsi are t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
HOOPER & CO., FOR TAILORING COSTUMES, &c We aim at Comllplete SatlSfactlon to our Gentlemen Cus tomers, all our materials are of the Highest Order, Our New Ranges just arriving are .worth your inspection. .:o: LADIES' TAILORED COSTUMES These we have raised to a high level. We can claim an experi ence and the costumes we produce correct in every detail and right in price, SEND FOR PATTERNS & SELF MEASUREMENT FORMS SATISFACTION GUA LRANTEED. J. H. HOOPER& CO.. 87-57 BARELY STREET, STO O.T S CRAY 6omim onweaItb t~an .. . ta= ranoesa open for h. the transon of General Banking Businese thomughout Australia r h under:-- t l otof . ratl u " N.ew south WEaos--5,7dyv and Canberra. Vitopriau.-,oure. Qnond-rbano and Townll1.. South Autr?ll l--Adelaide. Wastrn AuMtralI-O-PertLh. Ta.smtanlI--obart SAnd Lat Egypt lou0., 90.38 New Uroad Street, London Cable remlttances made to. and drafts drawn on foreln ptlau direct Foreign Blills negotiated snd collcted. Iettersl ...
BOTH PLEASED. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
BOTH PLEASED. When Governor Iead wan in office in Now Hampshire, Colonel Barrot, of the Governor's stiuf died, and therg was an llunseemly scramble lor the oflico even while his body was awaiting burinl with military hon ours. One candidate ventured to call uponl Governor Head. "Governor," he asked, "do you think you would have any objection if I was to get Into Colonel Bnr rett's place ?" "The answer came pronptly : "'No; I don't think I should have any objection, if the undertaker is willing."
REAL MEANING OF "AT HALFMAST." [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
REAL MIEANIN?P OF "AT HALF IMAST." Perhaps you have noticed that whenever a prominent person dies, especially if heo is connected with the Government, the flags on public buildings are hoisted only part of the way up. This is called "half-mast." Did you ever stop to think what con nection there could he between a flag that was not properly hoisted and the death of a great man ? Ivrer since flags were used in war it has been the custom to have the flag of the superior or conqulering na tion above that of the inferior or vanquished. When an army found it self hopelessly beaten it hauled its flag down far enough for the victors to be placed above it on the same pole. This was a token not only of slbmission, but of respect. In those days, when a famous sol dier died', flags were lowered out of respect to his memory. The custom long ago passed from purely military usage to public life of all kinds, the flag flying at half-mast being a sign that the dead nian was worthy of universal respe...
FOX TERRIER COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
FOX TERRIER COURSING. Tho.Werribee fox terrier coursing club held.their second meeting on the recreation reserve last Saturday The entries wore numerous and the attendlanco. satisfactory. Mr. W. Thcmpson, hon. see. at the head of affairs, had the delails well arranged, had overythingpas.ed off smoothly. Mr. EH. Hopp'er officiated as iudge, and his decisions wore not question ed. The following are the results: OPEN MAIDEN STAKES. XRSE ROUND. S. Tainiton's Queeno beat J. H. Fisher's Little Mick; C, Chamberlain's Glen beat - Gardner's Pretty Pegy ; A. Miller's Uncle Sam (late Sport) beat C. Cham. berlain's Cobbor; J. It. Fisher's Annie Page beat.- Davidson's White Bird; J. Quirk's Lit!e Bob vent W. Thompson's Dodger's Pride; J. King's Sandy II boat F' Sheppard's Fly)up; J. J. O'Connor's Nip beat V. Tr.ylor's Apologio ; It. Richies Swallow beat .J,Dunn's Chappio; - Davidson's Blacok Bird beat J. Hoskeot's Navvie; A.\I'Kinhan's Barney beat W. M'Graity's First.King; W. M'Graity's Robin Ho...
ADVERTISING ON TOMBSTONES [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
ADVERTISING ON TOMBSTONES There are some people who try to make money out of anything, as the Inscriptions on some tombstones bear witness. Although tombstone epi taphs are frequently censored by the authorities, a good manJ have been passed that are more in the nature of pufflls for the vling than tributes to the dead. The widow of a man who died some years ago arranged for the following inscription to be placed o:er the grave of her husband : "I-lere lies . . . dear departed hus band of ... who now carries on hi, business of general outfitter, and al ways gives good value. Terms cash." That is tombstone advertising with a vengeance, and it is not an isola ted case. It has been recorded of a certain shopkeeper that he had Ills grave dug and the tombstone placed above it some years before his death. The tombstone was nothing less than an advertisement of his business, for the inscription ran: "Here lies John Emerson, the beat Hatter in the: State of Ohio." This tombstone, after rais...
A COMBINED SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
A COMBINED SOCIAL. The combined social held by the Werribee branches of the People's Party and the Woman's branch of the People's Liberal Party held in the mechanics' hall on Thursday evening last, was not so largely attended as it should have been, notwithstand ing that the weather was rather inclement. It was anticipated that the executive of the People's Party would have sent at least one speaker, but they failed to do so, although they had pro mised. Mrs. Isaacs. represented the Women's Liberal Party and gave an interesting address which was frequently applauded. She was accorded a-hearty vote of thanks for her attendance. In glancing over the constitution and rules of the People's Party we find, according to rule 78 "That every branch shall at least once a year hold a social meeting, which shall, where practicable, be attended by a member of the Central Execu tive." Now why did not the head office carry out its promise and act up to the rules by sending a speaker. Surely a show...
WERRIBEE ESTATE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
WERRIREE ESTATE. The Water Commision has ar ranged for the gazettail this week about 50 blocks of'the Werribee.Es tate, as available ,for .settlement, under both ordinary "dry" farming and irrigation donditions. The blocks vary in area from 40 to 230 acres each -in the' case of "dry" farms, and from 2 acres (homestead allotments) up to 80 acres for irri gated farms. The amount of water available for irrigation will be limited to about one-quarter of an acre foot until the completion of the Exford weir. As a number of candidates for blocks has expressed a desire to take up substantial areas, the commission will permit suitable applicants to take up to the maximum amount allowed by the Closer Settlement Acts, namely. a valuation of £2500, and there will be no objection where circumstances warrant it to parties taking up the maximum amount each, and jamalgamating' adjoining blocks for jbint. working. Applications for the blockse will be received until 12th April.:. Spe cial facilities ...
THE LAST OF THE HOUSE OF USHER. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
THE LAST OF THE HOUSE OF USHER. No sooner hab these syllables pass ed my lips, than-as if a shield of brass had indeed, at that moment, fallen heavily upon a floor of silver I became aware of a distinct, hollow, metallic, and clangorous, yet appa rently muffled reverberation. Com pletely unnerved, I sprang to my feet; but the measured rocking move ment of Usher was undisturbed. I rushed to the chair in which he sat. His eyes were bent fixedly beford him and throughout his whole counten ance there reigned J` stony rigidity. But, as I placed my hand upon hlis shoulder, there came a strong shud der over his whole person ; a sickly smile quivered about his lips; and I saw that he spoke in a low, hurried, and gibbering murmur, as if uncon scious of my presence. Bending close ly over him, I at length drank in the hideous import of his words. "Not hear-it 7--n.el-harwit,---arnt have heard it. Long--lcng-long many minutes, many hours, many days, have I heard it-yet I dared not-oh, pity me, ...
CROQUET NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
OCROQUET NOTES. An A anda: B team from the Studley Park Club visited Werribeo yesterday and played four matches each with tho local club. The re sult of the play was that the Wer ribee A players were successful in three games out of four, and the Worribee B players won all four games. The A team for Werriiieg consisted of: Mesdames 'Agar, M:cAliece,, McDonald -and MclMur ray.. The .B..playersa wore -Mes 'domos'Dunning, Rowun-nand Walter, *.an-l:. M-lissi COurrien -Theh Iidlies' .Cliaimpionship ; and ' the : Club Championship tournanients remain to be played. The .finals for the former are to be played on the 12th Inst. and those for the latter on the 19th inst. The:finals will be do oldod by the winning of two games out of three. Trophies'have kindly beoon donated by. Ors. Browne, Bay ley and Shaw.
PEARSON, ROWE, SMITH & CO'S. REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
PEARSON, ROWE, SMITH & CO'S. REPORt, Meossrs Pearson, Rowe, Smith and Co. sold--65, Mrs C. Macleod, Talis kor, orossbred, 21/11, 21/10; comoback, 18/7; merino, 14/3 to 14/10); crossbred owes 22/0 and 10/1, comeback 17/4; 288, W. E. Whyto, Baranduda, crossbred 18/, merino 15/, crossbred ewes 16/, comeback 11/; 232, morino J. Freyvo, Rilmora ; .217, J. W. M'fi'Nutt, Wild Duck, to 16/10; 217, crossbred, Theo. Walbridge, Somorton wethers 20/9, awes 18/6, 17/, and 16/7. 100 crossbredl T. B. Loft, Exford, to 22/ 148 2 tooth owes A. Stewart, F airolm, crossbred 1'/10, comoback 16 and 1.1/0; 129,- merino Kororoit, to 18/4; 116, N. Irwin, 3almsbury; 113, comeoback, and merino, I. Tuohey Ballan" 112, merino and comeback, N. J. deddes Darraweit Greon; 112, merino S H. Arthur, Lakeview, at 18/9; 109, cross bred and merinoi C. Mahoney, Wrri beeo, to 20/; 108, crossbred, T. 1t. Toby, Pakenham at 16/11; 108, T. H. Bay 1ey, Avenel Estate 2-tooth crossbred at 17/3, merino at 16/11; 107, Samu...
A SCIENTIFIC DETECTIVE STORY. HOW DR. LACASSAGNE OVERTURNED A MURDERER'S STRATAGEM WITH CRYSTALS FROM A BULLOCK'S BLOOD AND A HANDPRINT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
A SCIENTIFIC DETECTIVE STORY. HOW D1R. LACASSAGNE OVER TURNED A MURDERER'S STRATA GEI[ WITbt ORYSTALS FROI A BULLOCK'S BLOOD AND A HAND PRINT. On the morning of April 5, 1910, a shopkeeper named Henri Bonal was found dead in a rear room. of his little, place on the Rue Palissy, Paris. onnal, who lived iy himself, had been strangled to death. The room wans literally sprinkled with blood, and there were numerous marks of bloody hands upon the wall. Beside ,the dead man lay a large butcher's knife with its blade nad' handle thick with dried blood. The furniture had been overturned. Everywhere were indications of a ter rtlec struggle, during which, it ap pearec, Bonal had terribly cut .and stabbed his opponent before he had met his own death by strangulation. There was not a scratch on the mulr dered man's body. The condition of the room was ex traordlinary--ven to the eyes of the police. They sent for Dr. Lacanssnagne to apply his science to the problem. Dr. Lancasngne took the usual D...
COURSING NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
COURLSING NEWS. Coursers are reminded that the local season opens on the 21st inst. (8 Hotir's Day). Pile meeting will boefor 16 a.n, at £2 2/ cach.' As .the-first'16 nominations will be no. 'copted, nominators are advised to get 'in early. The recent rains have en abled owners to put in some work on their greyhounds. There are at least a dozen "Waterloo Cup" win neors in'ind around Werribeeo at the present time judging from what their ownoes s,y as to their capabilities. A good test would be for each :to 'nominate his .particular fanoy for -the opening meeting.
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
DENSLEY & JOHNSTOIg'S REPORT ,At Newmarket on Tuesday Messrs Densley and Johnston. sold-Fat Sheep -W?thers - 1,012 merino, James, A. Troup, Tosrillo Lodge, Tourello, at 1is lid; 210 crossbred, comeback and morino, Wm. McPherson, Wyangari ; 192 c'ossb.od, Metropolitan Farm,V Wer riboo, to 24s 6d,. avg28s 2d, being the top prie,?.antl.nvor?e.apf the market for the number ;.124 orossbrd, H.--Stabon , Dort. stodim;,Podwong, to 10s 5d. avg 16s ld* 120 comeback and molino, WVn. A. Bon, WVppan, Bonnie Doon, to 24s 6d, avg 18s ld ; 23 crossbred and comeback, H. Densloy, Ballan and 22s 5d ; 1 crossbred, Georgo Bros., Worriboe, a: 15s d ; 1 merino, H. McDougal, Tarneit, at 18s. 1d. Ewes.-240 merino, Harrison Bros., Alston Moor, Tarlcit, to 18s Id; 105 crossbred and o.,mobbak, D. D. Palmer, Mfilne's BRidge, to 16s 10d, avg 15s lid ; O0 merino, W. Flahorsy, \Verribeo, at 9s Od; 5 crossbred, J. Hill, Strezlockic, to 24s Gd ; avg 28s 2d; 1 crossbred; John Ball, Manchester Park, Werribcn a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
Big Bargains in Footwear We carry very full stocks in all lines of Mcas' and Womens' FOOTWEAR--from the cheapest worth your while to. buy, to the specimens of the world's lending manulacture. Our prices are right, our styles are right and our methods are right-we deserve your Trade for all these reasons and you'll become a permanent Cus tomer of our Store from the first purdhase you make. The value. we give assures this-aud here are a few proofs in support. ,'? TYZACK & CO., "The Corner." ep3leoiai ANNOUNCEMENT. The Werribee Farmers' Co=operative Society, STATION STREET, WERRIBEE. Beg to announce that they have re-commenced Business in their usual SUP-TO-DATE STYLE - In premises known as the GRAIN STORE (opposite old premises') Fire having destrnyed all goods, we have ro-stocked ivith Brand New Goods of the finest quality I(ALL YOU WANT AT LOWEST PRICES.), GROCERIES, HARDWARIlE, PRODUCE., MAIIINERY REQUISITE S, GEORGE ?ARMER'S HiAMS and BACON, Etc.. HIGHEST PRICE GIVEN FOR A...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
Scovell and -Spurling THIE CORNER, S0 S C R A. Y Havolanded a lovely stock :of NEW. SPRING GOODS. SPITING= SUITINGS from 42s.. - BOATERS;'latebV1 sap 3s, 6d to 6s 6d. S*gN'W.ý·SHAPE BOXERS. 8 FASHION SHIRTS in 20 different styles. SWEATERS to button close at neck. S. TENNIS SHIRTS for warm weather. TIES, SOCKS, BRACES, and everything a man wants to wear at THE RIGHT PRICE. 1,500 Ties at 9d., worth Is. and is 6d., to prove we are TIE x TIE KING S. UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT. -:o:' The Racecourse Hotel. WERRIBEE. FIRST-OLASS Accomodation for Travellers and Visitors at this Old established Hotel, which is replete with every convenience, and the many facilities offered therein for the comfort of the General Public will be duly appreciated. The choicest and best brands of Wines, Ales and Spirits are kept at this establishment. FISHING :AND SHOOTING. BUGGIES AND HORSES ON HIRE E. B. BrANIES, Proprietress. BRUNNING'S SEEDS. LEADS THE WAY FOR Quality, Purity and Germination. Horticultural Sundrie...
SALE OF EXTRA PRIME WETHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
SALE I OF EXTRA. PRIME: S.. WETHERS.. A feature of the sheep, sales at Neowmarket on Tuesday was as draft of extra prime. 4-tooth Rive rina bred crossbred wethors.sold by. Densley'anrl Jiohnstont on, behalf of the' Metropolitan. Tarmt. on, which place they were shorr.and fattened. The top pen made 24s d 6per head, and the wholo,.drnft of two, truoks made the highest price andn average. of tho.markot Loo thenumbor,,viz.,, 230 2d'por headt They were.groatly admired. by...the trade, both, foeo .weilght Lnid quality and were pur ;oliasoed by Mr H. Terry,. butobher, of Fboteoray,,Mr J, Laws, butcher,.of Toorak, anild Anglies &8 Cot and T. ,K, Bonneot and WVooloorlc,, oL MeL bourne.
THE Werribee Shire Banner. WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, APRIL 3 [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 3 April 1913
Werribee Shire Banner. W1EBRIIBEE, THURSDAY, APRIL 8 A meetirig of members and in tending members of the Werri bee Branch of the People's Party will be held at four o'clock on. Saturday afternoon, April 12th, in the Mechanics'. institute. A full attendance is requested as there will be some important business to be transacted. The polling day is not far distant and those who are desirous of having a Liberal Government to;run the Commonwealth instead of a Caucus-ridden one, should make it their business to attend. Every Liberal will require to take oft his coat and assist in returning a Liberal Government to power. The Labor party is leavin ' no stone` unturned'".to secure another win. At the Liberal rally at Geelong on Saturday last, Mr. Kendall, the Liberal candidate, for Corio, said the handwriting was al rehdy on'tlie vall and it would not require a pair of spectacles ,ta read it after the elections. Mr. Kendall, we may add, is meeting with much encourage ment among the Corio ele...