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Telephone Conversations [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
.Telephone Conversations The following are the rates for tele phone conversationa—from Moe Post Office—with the undermentioned places, .viz :— " ' First Each ■three 3mina. minutes, (extra). Aberfeldy Is 9d Bairnsdale ... 1/4 Is Bacchus Marsh ... 1/10 1/4 Ballan 1/10 1/4 Ballarat 2/4 1/? Barr's Rec'g. Office 8d 6d Bendigo 2/4 1/9 Berwick Is 9d Boisdale Is 9d Boolarra \ v. 3d 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 Fernbank Is 9d Flinders 2/4 1/9 Flynn's Creek ... 4d 3d Garfield 6d od Geelong 1/10 1/4 Glengarry 4d 3d Glenmaggie Is 9d Happy-Go-Lucky 6d 5d Healesville 1/10 1/4 Heyfield 8d (5d Iona 8d 6d Jindivick... 6d 5d Korumburra 1/10 1/4 Lilydale ... ... 1/10 1/4 Lindenow 1/4 Is Lindeaow S. 1/4 Is Longford Is 9d Longwarry Gd 5d Maffra Is 9d Maffra Upper West Is 9d Melbourne & Suburbs 1/4 Is Mirboo North ... 6d 5d M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
f?ootoid% For Constipation, Biliousness, Bad Breath, Headache, Indigestion. Delightful Medicine HEARNE'S BRONCHITIS CURE The Grandest Remedy for COUGHS and COLDS A dose or two is generally sufficient KEEP A BOTTLE IN THE HOUSE SOLD by all CHEMISTS and STORES CM 0 1 £ cS &lt;X> C3 &lt;x> Ph CO rt o • rH 0&lt; « rH ?H O GO t/2 r 3 HE 30E 3QE 1914 JANUARY APRIL FEBRUARY MAY MARCH JUNE Unequalled as an Advertising Medium— 'THE ADVOCATE.' JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER s M T w T F s s M T w T F s s M T w T F s 1 2 3 4 1 1 2 3 4 5 5 6 7 8 9 in 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 6 7 8 » 10 11 12 1?. 13 14 15 16 17 13 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 13 14 15 IB 17 18 19 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 16 17 IS 19 20 21 22 20 21 22 23 24 2b 26 26 27 28 29 30 31 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 27 28 29 30 ... 30 31 ... ... OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER s M T w T F s s M T w T F s s M T w T F s 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5 4 5 6 7 8 fl io 8 9 1&lt;] 1 1 12 13 14 6 7 fl 9 10 11 12 11 12 13 14 Ift 16 17 15 16 17 18 19 2...
Toot Your Own Horn. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 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 twatch dogs bark, and ganders quack, and doves and pigeons coo. The peacock spreads his tail, and Squeaks; pigs squeal and robins sing and even serpents know enough to hiss before they sting. But man}&lt; the greatest masterpiece that Nature could devise, will often hesitate before he'll advertise.
How to Injure Your Town. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 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 IfcLOtS. Cut those whom in your vanity you think beneath you, and split up into classes and cliques. Refuse to advertise in your local paper. People sum up your town from its advertisement sheets. Then you will effectually damn your town and district.
GERMANS IN SYDNEY. TROUBLE AT BIG HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
GERMANS IN SYDNEY. TROUBLE AT BIG HOTEL. General upheaval marked the pro ceedings in a big Sydney hotel last week after the arrival 6f a number of German deportees from Rabaul, in German New Guinea. It will be re membered that a number of officials from that colony were ordered to be deported to Australia, but with no further restriction upon their move ments. Strangers in a strange land, they knew not where to lay their heads upon arrival in Sydney. Through the kindly offices of someone who had found them "not had chaps," quarters were found for them at this hostelry. When their presence be came known to Australian guests there was an all-round scatter and angry clients besieged the office, clamoring for "my bill, please, and you needn't keep a room for me next time I come to Sydney." Instead of making a "nice little punch" from a body of wayfarers anxious to find ac commodation at any price, the estab lishment found its regular business falling away from it in large chunks. Sympat...
"BILLETING" UP-TO-DATE. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
" BILLETING " UP- fO-DATE. Lord Kitchener's new armies in Eng land are "billeted" on householders. All who can afford to do so, charge no thing, but an official scale of payment has been issued which will interest many householders. Here it is: — "Orders were issued last evening au thorising general or field officers to is sue billeting requisitions and requisi tion of emergency for the provision of carriages, animals, vessels and air craft. An Army Order gives the follow ing special rates to be paid for billet ing to an occupier other than the keeper of a victualling house:— Lodging and attendance for soldier where meals furnished, 9d. per night. Breakfast as specified in Part I. of Second Schedule to Army Act, 7%d. each. Dinner as so specified, 1/lVz each. Supper as so specified, 4%d. each. Where no meals furnished, lodging and attendance, and candles, vine gar, salt, and use of fire, and neces sary utensils for dressing and eating his meat, 9d. per day. Stable room and ten pounds...
MOE RIFLE CLUB. COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
MOE RIFLE CLUB. COMMITTEE MEETING. A meeting of the above was held at the Mechanics' Institute on Saturday evening last. There were present :— Capt. Fechner (in the chair), and Messrs Talbot. F. Fechner and F. Halden (secretary). The minutes of the previous meet ing were read and confirmed. It was decided that drill-day be altered from Wednesday to Friday, and the Secretary was instructed to notify Sergeant-major Shields to that effect. Mr Talbot promised a trophy of the value of 108 Gd for competition amongst members. It was resolved that the first stage of the competition for the V.R.A. medal be fired on Wednesday, 25th November, .Mr Talbot's trophy to be given as a prize for that stage ; also, that the second stage of this (medal) competition be shot a fortnight later. The usual Christmas shoot is to be held on Wednesday, 23rd December, the prizes agreed upon being :—First, a turkey ; second, cake ; third, goose. The conditions are :—Handicap, seven shots at 400 and 500 yards; en...
LADIES' LETTER. From Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
LADIUS' jl.STTER. From Melbourne. A fashionable wedding which is list ed to take place next month will per force be robbed of much of its pros I pective glory by the war clouds hang ing o'er us. But the numerous friends of the happy pair cherish the hope or the affair being of the not too quiet order. Partly because people are feeling the need of a little brightness lighting the darkness, and also be cause a function of social importance will be good for trade. There is a matrimonial rumor go ing around which, if true, will cause the greatest sensation and astonish ment that has happened for a very long time. I almost dare not whisper it, it seems so surprising, yet in a way, when one considers all things, it is quite possible, you know. It is con nected with very well-known people on both sides, but I cannot tell you more just now, except that the man has been married before, is very wealthy, and is very well known; In fact, a notable personality. The girl is a beauty. The whisper ...
HOARDED TREASURE. THE VAST WAR CHESTS OF EUROPE. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
HOARDED TREASURE. THE VAST WAR CHESTS OF EUROPE. European authorities figured that when the Balkan war began and there was dread among the common people of Europe than a general war might result, nearly £70,000,000 in gold was hoarded in three countries in sums ranging from a gold piece or two up to tens of thousands of pounds. Aus- | tria-Hungary was credited with hid ing away £30,000,000, Germany £13,000,000 and France .£26,000,000. This was money which had l;een traced into those countries just before the Balkan hostilities began and after war started. In addition to this vast [sum there was an unguessable • quan tity of gold already buried in the ground. Russia is believed to have tens of thousands of hoarders of money. It is utterly impossible to guess at the amount of gold which the people of Russia have put into the ground or into the cellars of their homes. The sign of wealth would mean the coming of the tax collector, and among the men who look poor are owners of countless ...
NARRACAN SHIRE COUNCIL ENGINEER'S REPORT. Mr. W. E. Thompson, shire engineer, reported as follows: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
NARRACAN SHIRE COUNCIL ENGINEER'S REPORT. Mr. W. E. Thompson, shire en gineer, reported as follows:-^ Country Roads. Board.—I have the honour to report that steady and reasonable progress has been made by both the contractors carrying out the two contracts under the Country Roads Board, on Main Sale Road, through this municipality. In reference to the metal contract between Yarragon and Trafalgar, I would like to point out that the continued dry weather is making it difficult to incorporate the binding material successfully with the metal, as no amount of rolling will effect this without sufficient moisture. On this account, I would advise the 1 council to purchase a water cart, which could also be used in the town ship to lay duBt; the extra cost of watering this contract would be agreed to by the Country Roads Board. -Re ceived. The plans and specifications have been approved of by the Board for that section of Main Sale Road be tween Trafalgar and Moe, but I have refrained from c...
RED CROSS SOCIETY. MOE BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
RED CROSS SOCIETY. MOE BRANCH. The following donations in cash have been received :—Mrs Robertson 2s Gd, Mrs Haigh 5s, Mrs Anstey 5s, Mr J. Haigh 5s, Mrs Fechnrr 5s, Mrs Bennett 12s 6d, Mrs Purvis lis, Miss Currie 2s Gd, Miss D. Adamson 10s, Miss Nicol son 2s Gd, Miss King 2s Gd, Mrs Pruden 5s, Mrs Buckleton 2s 6d, Miss Willey 2s 6d, Mrs Wuttrich 5s, Mrs Baker os, Miss Baker 2s, Miss Chisholm 10s, Mrs Savige 5s, Mrs Beck 10s, Miss M. White 5s, Miss Purvis 5s, Mrs Pollard £1 Is, Miss Brock £1, Mrs Halden 5s. Mrs W. Johnston 5s, Mrs R. Johnston-5s, Mrs Knight 7s Gd, Mrs Talbot 5s, collected by Mrs Pruden 7s Oil,-Mrs Wbifctakers 10s, Miss Langford 5s, Mrs A. C. Stewart 5s, Mrs Gander ton 5s, Mrs Crowe 5s, Miss Lloyd £1 Is, Mrs Bohnholtzer 5s. In addition to the aforementioned gifts, Mesdames Purvis, Baker and Ganderton are con tributing Gd per week to the Fund. Total collected to date, £12 18s. Donations of material and garments have been received, as follow:—1st September—Mrs Staff, p...
CORRESPONDENCE. Gippsland Co-operative Bacon Curing Co. Ltd. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. « [We wish it to be distinctly understood that we do not necessarily approve of the opinions, expressed by correspondents in this column.] Gippslarid Co-operative Bacon Curing Co. Ltd. Sir,—It has come under our notice that the report of a meeting of shareholders in the Gippsland Co operative Bacon Curing Co. Ltd., held 1 at Yarram on the 18th ult., published in both of the Yarram papers, has been copied by several other Gippsland papers. In respect to the report published in the " Standard" (Yarram), the following re ply has already been sent, and we will be greatly obliged if you will publish same in your next issue, together with a few supplementary statements, which we now wish to make. " Having read the report of a meeting of shareholders in the Gippsland Co-operative Bacon Curing Co. Ltd., held at Yarram on the 18th ult., published in your issue of the 23rd ult., I wish to correct an erroneous imj^ression in regard to the Gippsland and Northern Co-operative Sel...
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. The Gippsland and Northern Co-operative Selling Co. report under date of 12th inst: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. The Gippsland and Northern Co-operative Selling Co. report under date of 12th inst:— Butter.—Value3 receded this week id per lb, choicest selling at 11-^d ; choice at ll;}-d ; good to prime, lO^d to lid ; separators, lOd to 10^d ; dairies, 9d to lOd. Cheese.—Heavy quantities still coming forward, but the market remains unaltered, 6d being procured for prime new loaf and medium sizes, semi-matured 8d to 9d ; matured, 10|d to lid. Eggs.—The market for ordinary lines is easier, these being sold at 8d per dozen; private lines on Tuesday realised 9d, but to-day per dozen better was procurable. Bacon.—Light side3 firm at 10d to 10^d ; medium weights, 9£d ; heavies, 8^d; middles, lid; jackets, 9d to 9|d ; hams, lid to Is Id. Thursday, 19th November.—Address by Mr S. Barnes at Moe—at 8 p.m. Saturday, 21st.—Mr Nichols will ad dress the electors at the Moe Mechanics' Hall. Tuesday, 24tb.—I.O.R. social at the Mechanics' Hall (Moe).
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
I s A NURSE FOR 20 YEARS. Nurse Evans •f Taimania and Victoria, writes her opinion of CLEMENTS TONIC ■, 49 Provost Street, Nth. Melb., 18/4/12. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "I have been nursing for twenty years in Tas mania and Victoria, so my experience covers a lengthy period. When patients are weak and low, a nurse must know the best medi cine to give a patient. Some I have nursed have been so ill I never could have taken their case only I knew Clements Tonic would quickly restore them to health. What I am writing is founded on ex perience that amongst all medicines Clements Tonic is first. It is the nurses' friend, a reliable medicine that will restore the sick to health. (Signed) NURSE EVANS." Always keep this Medicine on hand and you will keep healthy. If you cet it YOU GET HEALTH AND RELIEF FROM LOSS OF SLEEP, WEAKNESS AFTER ILLNESS, CONSTIPATION, indigestion, POOR APPETITE, WEAK NERVES, and BILIOUSNESS. All STORES amfCHEMISTS SELL IT. I I >©>&lt;Oi&lt;0?5©?5®? M...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS Town and suburban, within pre lcrlbed limits, or within fifteen miles ! from the sending station, including iddress and signature (not exceeding Bixteen 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 address and signature (not exceeding sixteen words), Is. Each additional word, Id. On telegrams to and from Tasmania the "charges to be thclse mentioned above, with cable charges added, which at 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 r£.tes are exclusive cJ oorterage charges.
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. When a man understands the heart of a girl and the kiss of a widow, there's nothing left for him to learn'.— Archibald Sullivan. ■ It isn't until a girl has been disap pointed in love three or four times, that she begins to dream of a career. —Nathan Levey. • ' • - " Many a girl' deludes lifirself with the belief that she has completed her education before she marries. — Sam Stimson. ... Better see rightly on a pound a week than squint on a million—George Bernard Shaw. 'Tis better to.be loved and lost than I never to be loved At. afi - I Wells. —Carolyn
The Advocate. PUBLISHED WEDNESDAY MORNINGS. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
@Tljje Published Wednesday Mornings. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18,1914. On the point of going to press, we learnt that Mrs J. "Wilson (Tangil South) passed away on Tuesday night. Particulars of a clearing sale (on account of Grant Bros., Moe), to be conducted by Messrs Mathieson and Davis, appear in this issue. PeruBe the advertisement carefully ! A fine collection of Christmas cards is on view at Messrs Troloar & Co's. Moe Stores, and are being sold at prices ranging from Id to 3s Cd. Inspection ia invited.0 Saturday's cricket matches resulted in Moe (So) defeating Trafalgar (79), and Willow Grove beating Trafalgar East by about 60 runfe. Scores crowded out. Owing to an unexpected rush of advertise ments, we are compelled to hold over several items of local interest. To the many an nouncements appearing on this and the oppo site page special attention is directed. Fat pig sale at Trafalgar on Friday, 20th November, also important land and clearing sale at Willowgrove on the 28th ...
OUR LAND OF PLENTY. MORE THAN WE CAN EAT. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 18 November 1914
OUR LAND OF PLENTY. MORE THAN WE CAN EAT. Victoria's imports and exports last month were about lialf their usual dimensions, and the prospect is "that they will be still less this month, li the German fleet got loose we shall probably have to do without all goods from Europe for a stretch, and what then? We have more meat, fruit, vegetables and wheat than we can eat, and more leather than would boot and fully clothe the whole popu lation. In short, we should all be able to gorge ourselves to repletion on the natural products of this bounti ful land, the drought notwithstanding. Only we should have no newspapers, no whisky, and no money. Thousands of us would be out of work, and could only go about striving to eat down the superfluity of meat and grain until we became suffocated by the accumu lations , of wool from the sheep. The butter and cheese we should have to consume would be appalling to the strongest stomach, and our eyes bulg ing with repletion, we should. simply gaze in stu...