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DANDENONG AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
DAhNDENONG AGRICULTUR&L SOCIETY. The sanoual meeting was held on Tuesday last, dlr A. l?. Selman, preeldent, in the chair, The b.alanc.e·lsct disclosed that after pay uing for improsements and repairs, prize money, etc., to the amount of L440 1is 4d, the sueolety has a balance of L20 14s 3d, with Government grant L1i, and outstandling aubscriptlons to come, totalling about L60. The election of ollicebearers is as follows: -President, A. E. Selm?a vice.-presidents, G. L. \Wilson, A. Falktner; committee, the old list, with H. White, C. E. Taylor, G. Taylor, W. Brunt, W, Wilcox ; auditors, W. H. A. Budd, E. \Williame; measurer, P. O'Drien ; hen. solicitor, J. bhoden ; vetl, surgeon, A. E. \Yilson; secretary and tre. surer, A. W. Pearson; sub.committee, IH. Swords, J. Abbott, 3. Keys, R. H. Kerr, H, Harris, R.G, Keys, A. E. SBelmon. On the motion of Mecssras Kerr and Swords, the Governor to be aeked to open the show, December 10th Mr Kerr moved to rednce admission to the stand t...
DANDENONG GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
DANDU?NONG G UN CLUB. The nual meetig ofhe anul eie above wAs held on Saturday evening, Mr II. Sworda in the chair. The election of uolice.bearers resulted as follows: IPresident, Captain lKennedy; vice-presidsnt', M Iasss E. Wilcox, A. Sud. iog, 11. loss, \W. Dale, . Sworrds, l)r Taylor. Conmmittee--i?ase II. Blackmore, V. Nash, F, Exrer, T. Slattcr, , Anderson, O. Man ning, P. J. Maloney. Tr.rsurer-Mr W. Lilley. Secretary-- Mr ,'. Ordihl. Audi-. torE-M- esrs It Swords and E. P'. Walker. The subsecription was fixed at s Gi?. It wa decide.l to open the season o:n August :'b.h, with na open sweepstake sand an outright trophy, at sparrows. Subocluently other trophia will be arranged for,
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
RiFLE SHOOTING. The foliowing matches were shot cii at the Town Hall on July 29 and 30. A.N.A. U.A.O.D. Seare ... 24 Lilhe ... 2 Griiths, J... 24 Tioneso ... 2 Lewis .. Bates .. 20 Whitelaw .. 3 Mallett ... 19 C'richton ... '2 Welch ... 18 \Vines ... 22 Alexander ,. 1 Iounihan .. 21 Byrnes ... 15 Qeilan ... 2e McKetzie ... 1 17; 150 It .A.CB.S. A.O.F. Mc&lt;'arthy .. : c4 lc'a ... 23 Wa-.c, : . ... "3 l sell . Gretn, U. .... 22 ,nowles ... O'Btion ... 19 Newsome ... 19 Blake, T. ... 15 Payne ... 18 O(T.ole ... IS Rodd, I [ .... ' liigeies ... 17 Meastcrs ... S Greeo, i, .. 17 liodd, R ... 17 15S 157
PAKENHAM UPPER. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
PAKENHAM UPPER. A meeting of the Mechanics' Hall committee was hold on Thursday even ing. Another is called for Saturday next. Owing to being very busy with his orchard, Mr A. Teickham resigned the position as secretary, the resigna tion being received with regret. Mr B. Taylor is acting as secretary pro ternm. Shelves have beon crected in the ante room of the hall, and books will be available shortly from the library. The fruitgrowers' Assoc. meeting was held on Saturday evening, when, as usual, there was a large attendance. Delegates were appointed to attend at Harcourt conference, and the annual social will take plnee in tho Mechanics' on September 12. A mysterious light has boon noticed lately of a night in the sky in the di rection of Melbourne. At first it re sembles a large star, grows gradually larger and larger, travels some distance and gradually disappears from view. Perhaps some reader may be able to explain what it is. The Ladies Sewing Guild hold their monthly meeting ...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
FOOTBALL, Pakenham v. Danolenog.--The second meet i rg ol :! epe club, which "ook place on Satur day, os., looked forward to cith inteiest. At the for.:tr meeting it wa. generally admitted that 'Pakehham were unlnLky to lose, and it wses &lt;.pcted they would ifully ex:end the leader: on a:.urday. For the firset ten minutes of the gtme they did so, in fact, for that perkd there oas only one team in it, and that wnas P.ken.am. For the remainder of the game U.sG?ecaog more than held their own. and ran o t ea.cy winners b 8 goals 10 behinds to 4 oalr P twhins. Goalkickersc for Dandenonm Gletorn: , , nwart 2, Pearson, Rodd, Kennety, ntd n t. GoAkiekers for Pakenham-Taylor, Jack:on. Illler.n and WV. Stan'. Dnndenorg picked :heir teen be.ter than P1akeehm, ana uc:e a!sl quicker on their feet. Pakenham excelled at hand pausing. At old times the game has a bit rough, the heavy men not sparing the light otes.I Clanyton v. Spring Vl!e--Spring. Valo risited Clayton on Saturday last to ...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
PERSONAL. Mr W. O'Brien, clerk in the road. master's office, I)andonong, was on Saturday presented with a gold watch by tile roadmen. It was inscribed with--'. Presented to W. O'Brien by his railway comrades, 1 i 8 14.'" In making the presentation Roadmaster R. Robinson did so in a remarkably ap propriato and neat speech. Mr D. Castles also voiced the esteem in which their departing comrade was held. Mr H. Swords on behRalf of tile " Adver tiser" also spoke. Mr O'Brion suitably responded, testifying his pleasure at having the goodwill of his comrades.
THE FEDERAL ELECTIONS. FLINDERS ELECTORATE. Mr Watt and Mr W. J. McLean. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
THE FEDERAL ELECTIONS. FLINDERS ELEOTOR&TE. Mr Watt and Mr W. J. McLean. The Dandenong Town Hall was crowded to the doors on Tuesday night with an audience of about 500 people, a good proportion of wbom wyere ladies, electors coming in from 1Der\.icj, Cranbourne, Lyndhurst; "IIiljrzrq and other districts, to hear Mr W\."Watt, late Premier (who re tired to -contest the Balaclarva seat in the Lieral interests in the House of Representatives), and Mr W. J. MIcLcan, Liberal candidate for the Senate address the electors. Dr. Barclay Thompson occupied the chair. The audience was a most orderly one, and the speakers held the as semblage in wrapt attention, both being very eloquent speakers Mr. McLean, who was received with applause, said that national im migration was one of Australia's great est needs. The Fisher Ministry had muddled the administration of the Northern Territory and had support ed the policy of giving all employ ment to a minority. The great wall of prejudice which...
GIPPSLAND TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
GIPPSLAND TRAIN. Mir W. S. Keast M.LLA. has received the following communication from the Acting-Secretary for Railways.-"Ad verting to the interview which repros entatives of the Berwick Shire Council, accompanied by you, had with the Com missionera on 30th nltimo, I am now directed to intimate that it has been de cided, commencing with the next sum mer time table, to schedule the 8 16 s.m. ' Down" train from Melbourne to Warragul to leave at 7-34 a.m. on Mondays, stopping at the usual stations on route and reaching Warragul at 10-10 s.m., and by this means the in convenience at present complained of, should be removed.
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
SPORTING. The Orleigh Park stable had a nice little win on Saturday, when one of its represeota tives. Wishing Cap, won the Mornington Welter, sarryine 8.R. and netting over the mile in1.43. G. Lsmbert was in the srddle, and the son of Fortuoatus wentout at 4 to 1. Capintesta, who is tralnea by F. l;urns, but is owned by Mr J. Mills, of Gipp.;land, who has a half share with Mr P'. T. Htey wood in Wishiog Cap, won the Auitrallan Hurdle Race at Caultield, and the stake is worth 1200 sors. Obi was secondl and Taurss third. The New Zealand jickey, L, llegarty, rode the wrioner, who is by The Inquisitor. Lord Grey, who was expected to do great things, ran very badly, and greatly disappointed his connections. Mr Adam Skirvine'o charges did not do any good at the Caulfield meeting on Satur. day, Grand Marshall and Onega beiog in the back blocks. It is orated on pretty good authority that Eric C'onnelly lost over 2,000 soos. at the Caulfield merting. 'ersonslly, I do not think he did. It is...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
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CRANBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
CRANBOURNE. Mr A. P. Campbell, our popular ehire Secretary, has arranged for a grand all English national concert, to be held in the Shire Hall on Friday, August 7, in aid of the local State School. A splendid array of talent bas been secured by Mir Campbell, and patriotic ad d:essee will be given. Admission is Is and Is Gd, and it is hoped there will be a full house to inpplcmcnt the school funds A man named Frederick Espie, aged 35 years, met with a painful accident on Thursday of last weck. HIe was working in the gravel quarry of Messre H. and S. Brunt, situate off tho Dande noug road, about a milo from Cran bourne, when a fall of gravel, which is in a solid faco about Sit. bigh, occurred. TIo breakaway only weighed about 5 cwt., but it was almost like cement, and caught thu unfortunate man on the legs, both of which were fractured -one at the thigh and one below the knee. A fellow workmen, J5s. Donnelly, and the brothers Brunt secaped. First aid was rendered the sufferer, and Mr...
DISTRICT NEWS. FAKENHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
'Waneuoana ~abertiser DASDENONG, TIlURSDAY, AUGUST 6. DISTRICT NIWS. E AKENH AM. Senator Findley addressed a large meeting of electors here last Friday erening, a fair proportion of tho audience being of tbe gentler set. Mr J. Mulcaby occupied the chair. The speaker gave an outlino of the Labour polioy past and present. lie claimed their party raes the only one that kept their pledges. At the conclusion of the meeting a vote of tbsnkj was accorded the speaker, also the chairman for presiding. A Liberal senator candidate is to speck here on Monday neat, August 10. It will probably be Mr MlcTcan, A grand ball will be held here to morrow, Friday evening, in aid of the R.O. school. A strong band has been engaged for the occasion. The floor will be specially prepared, and patrons may be assured of a good time. A lad named James Patrick Canty, aged 13, a son of Mr Jas. Canty, of Nar Nar Goon, met with a terrible accident last Friday. The lad attended the Nar Nar Goon State echool, and on ...
BERWICK SHIRE STONE CRUSHER. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
BERWIOK SHIRE STONE CRUSHER. Followfing on lho footarepe of Fern Trece Golly and Dandenong, the Berwick Shire CounC cisdeided toecore a portable croehieg plant, aed tho Shire Soeretary, o r J. e. Ahern, went to ome.troublein ecridg reporeg frah other municipalities, and a wort erhanetive repech woo receired from Mbr Tone ~ieany nceoyt the Fern Tree Golly shire C~o~~nl At the~ derwidc Shire Council meeting held on Satpr. lay lest, after an enjoyable lunch at p ont Uehotore Paoeaham Hotel, cLobeillora in. opuecled a portable engine at the raitwnaetao Leon, owned hy er Coo.-Cr MIartin later eaated Mr Cob h haed altered to nell the engine for Lecu.-Cre decided Ie atcept the aBter. a gum at L~5O woold be required for pnrehaoae of plant, bbith internet an1 sinking fund, Ct woald coot roth riding ahuot~l2 I0a per year. He thought it should he charged en a pen rota baie. If a riding did not hace stone cusohed they eboold be exempt that year. He gave notice of motion Chat a loan nf LIOSO be ...
FAREWELL TO MR R. GIBB. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
FAREWELL TO MR R. GIBB. A farewell, arranged by the Preoby torian Church, Oranboutno, wes ten dered to Mr and Mrs Robert Gibb on Thursdey, July 30th, in the Shire Hall, prior to their departure for Caulfield, whero they intend to reside. 1oev. Frank Bntchers occupied the chair. M\iss Trevor Ligtton beantifully ren dered A A Nightingale aned the Rose," and Tosti's "Good·Bye," and Miss Earle. " Vilanese," Durant's "First WYdtz," and Greig's " Wedding l)av." Mr James Lecky, Cr J. B. Wilson, Messrs H. White, J.P., Laidlaw, Burnside, R. Hill, expressed their re gret at losing two such valuable resi dents. Refereuce was made to the able and loyal services of Mr and Mre Gibb to the church, and as a magistrate; also as a member of the Mornington Farmers' Society. Mrs Gibb was commended for the qualities of kindness and friendliness, which had mAde her deservedly popu lar; also as an untiring worker in the Church and its societies. Rev. Frank Butchers spoke of the quiet and stead fast loyalt...
BIRD DIVORCES. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 6 August 1914
BIRDODIVORCES. Generally speaking, the social life of birds is of the happiest description. Their courtship and marriage is one long love song, and it often happens, as one famous naturalist has put it, that while some young human couple are pouring out their hearts to each other beneath the leaves of an apple tree some feathered Romeo is making ardent love to his coy, coquettish Juli. et in the branches above. That clover student of bird life, Mrs. Olive Thorn Miller, maintains that birds have a distinct soclal life of their own, which is full of interest to the careful observer. The most important feature of their life is that bird mar riages are permanent, implying con stancy in their affections, of which proof may be found everywhere. * Parrots are notably devoted birds, and are willing to make great sacri flees for their mates. She instances a case where one of a caged pair had managed to make her escape into the open air. The owner of the birds, hav ing observed the attachment...