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WOMAN'S UNIQUE EMPLOYMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
WOMAN'S UNIQUE EMPLOY. MENT. ----+-- Au lllisunl occupation which is mainly in the hands of one woman on account of her special and marvel lous skill, is that of modelling in sects and plantasor-.the- NP-ntirh liB-R ... tory Museums. It is well, perhaps, to point out that these in no way re semble the imitation ilowers ndl fruits of our grandmother's lday. They arn marvels of beauty and ic curacy, many of them, the mosqui toes and tactso flies in the South Kensington Museum, for instance, are magnified and therefore their struc ture can he examined and studied without the help of a magnifying glass. Among the many trades whlch exist, hbut which are not us a ruli lilled up in the census papers, are the "fakers" of all kinds, from the msanl facturer of antilue furniture and brasses to the bird fancier who can pass a sparrow as a canary. f'erlsaps the most curious form of "faking" is that which deals with turkeys, dead or alive, and which is principally practised in France. The age of ...
A SCIENTIFIC DETECTIVE STORY. HOW PROFESSOR REISS, OF LAUSSANNE UNIVERSITY, UNRAVELLED A FAMOUS CRIME WITH A BLOODSTAINED TOWEL AND RAILWAY TICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
A SCIENTIFIC DETECTIVE STORY. HOW PIIOFESSOI REISS, OF LAU SANNE UNIVERSITY, UNRAVEL LED A FAMOUS tRlME WIrTH A DLOODSTAINED TOWEI AND RAIL WAY TICKIET. Mnme. Guinn was the wealthy widow of Jean FHoward Gulan, former presi "caot of the Bank-of France. Mme. Gutlan was seventy' years old. One nigllt she took a train at Fontaine blean for 'arlis. She occupied a first class compartment, antd specified that no one else should ie given nents In it. When the train arrived in Paris the porters found her compartment unoc cupled. The door had been half torn from its binges, there was a great pool of blood on the floor, and the I olice picked ulp from the floor a handftl of woman's hair, a torn piece of skirt, and a first-class railroad ticket from F'ontatnebleau to Paris. A search along the railroad tracks resulted in the finding of Mme. Glian's bholy beside tie rails fust outsidle Faontainebleau. It was great ly mangle,. A little further on was found the satchel site had carried. In it were ...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
RIFLE NOTES. On Saturday last the Jas Browns trophy was keenly contested. The prize winners being :--Geo, Wills, 9 ; Ge ?Stuart, 66; W. Roberts, 63. B.1lorroiwsecured best shoot nff the rfle, wvithout.handicap. On tiiturday next a teams- match wil, be fired at Williamstown range, S men'aside..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
HOOPER & CO., FOR TAILORING COSTUMES, &e We aim at Coemnplete Satilstixctkon to our Gentlemen Cas tomers,all our materials are of the Highest Order; Our New Ranges inst arriving are worth your inspection. LADIES' TAILORED COSTUMES These we have raised to a high level. We can claim an experi ence and the costumes we produce correet in every detail and right in price. SEND FOR PATTERNS & SELF MEASUREMENT` FORMS: SATIS'rACTI UO.R GUARAI1 TEEfl. J H HOOPER & CO.. 37.57 BABKILY STREET,.. 1F OOT'SCRAY._ Souimtto ve tttf3 0 f RETf atWe Brachos far open i the tn.ueio, o a eorar B Iking Busin.es throughout Aauirtm5. Ccaio reit?e,, mn. , t an.d irafs drawn o. lree gl edi rect Fdm5 i gn Il ill negotiatled and oollected. IEtll-? f Crt sod Circllnr Noter Insrud to oni tlt of tile world. Ilill ?gol tialt d or forwnavde, forI n le.i1k lcking nd E• nata ge Iioet. erary ds.earitcn h5aneaded whl.t?" tha CommaonwcaRelth. UnVGaiLllgdom and loreagna -ontrle. 54VINGS BANK ...
Copyright. SQUIRE JOHN. A NARRATIVE OF STIRRING ADVENTURE. PART 10. CHAPTER XVIII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
Oopyright, SQUIRE JOHN. A NARRATIVE OF STIRRING ADVENTURE. fy George St. Rathborne, Author of "Doctor Jack," "A Son of Mars," "The Man from Denver," etc. PART 10. CI-AtI'TEIt XVIII.-(Continued.) Jack undoubtedly means every word although he dresses his language in this bombastic manner In order to match Roblido, who, impressed with the fact that his devotion to duty nas a Spanish gentleman has borne fruit, eagerly reaches out his long thin hand. '"Sir. I salute you. Such senti ments of lofty couam go mullst always bind the hearts of brave men In a common lbrtherhood. There are four of us--nay, six to stand against the nemly. We will be a match for all they can bring against us." "The battle, or massacre, which ever it may be, still goes on.," Spen cer remarks, who thls enters Into the conversation for the first time. What lie says is indeed true, for with each whiff of the night wind there comes the same confusion of sounds-th e hoarse cheers cf r .elee combatants and tile throlbbin...
SPARROW SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
"BPARROW SHOOTING. 8 Atey dy's shoot of the Wer ribee gun club, the fellowing are the results SI sweep- :. Delany -.No 2-" Hayden"' and J. Ison divided. No. 3-" Cromar:' No. 4 Starlinigs-" Oroinar " and J. Ison divided. - Cr .Canny's trophy was won by " Cromar" : Next'forinightly shoot'will be for Cr. Browne's trophy.
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
DENBLiY &. JOHNSTON. R1EPORT:. At Newmarkot on Tuesday. last I elssra, Densley. and Johnston. sold-.at Sheep, -wethera:: 104 merino, J. ltblnson, to, 18/0; avg; 16/5,; 51 crdosbred; from, Macorpta ; 8tmalnrino, hiress M, Ball, to, 17/ avg 16/10.;. 81 comreback and'merino,, W. J. Troup, to 16/; 3'tmrcino, . J. Opio,. at 17/;: L compback, J. Ilorphy at, 16/.. EwIta :. 280 croasbred,. Metropolitan, Farm, at 17/9,;. 118o:rosabredaanl come. back, J. Murphy toa 16/2: a?g' 11/5,; 801 co.m.vback, and merino. A, Camnrou,. to, 1.61Gaovg 13/.: 71 cro,abrol; o a eb?ck; and,ntrino,.V.J. J Tra?up, to, 14/4. avg. •18/L: 70,croosbred cotuobeolandul merino. J. :Oio L~vortou, to,171 avg. 18/1 ;.OG0 crosobred,and conouoaok, 8...:.Ptowso to, )/ avg 15/10;.56 ;tpriolo fromt, Mlcornm ;: 80 crossbred ant uteroo.. Mrs.I.'M.. Ball. to. 17/ avg 11./4.;,'1. tner no,. A. J,. ItDuntdt at 1'/;. and, outst1e, 1000. printo crossbred, wetlthrs, attd. ow, a,. Itotropolitan. lrtl, . Fat Itaato ::11& -...
PEARSON, ROWE: SMITH & CO'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
1I ;AJIOQN.i ROwVP ' SITI; J r: COS: u• o . . IE0i , . Messrs Pearson,,- Roswo, Smith and; Co. sold-382. merinoa. lsttlkeld, to, 10/2; 209 nmerlno, T.. B. Loft Ixford;; 218 rrossbrcdlonn merjno1.Are? .MoDoet,. old, Darraweit. Quim, to 17l/; 203, Jas,. Hoemphill; Flowerdalc; crosslred toeth, era 17/1, merino t0/5, 11/10 crosser-J, owes 14/10; 202: ewes, Goufl;orn Vel. oy, to 19/5. 259, cossbred and nmorino, Mrs. Jas. "f yaro, l'nderli; 21" ewone, C. Battersby, 1Yo'ienhait;, oa 19/11 and, 19/2; 243 crossbred,. Deesp Crook, to, 18/4; 223 merino, EN, ad'A. Cameron,. fassi Fern at 15/1; 210 moerno ,.Shaiw Bros., Little River,, at 1.1/5; 212 me rino, J. Ryan; Iallnnng, 10/8;;150 owes;, Collinobbin, 18/1, loI;'142" merino,. M'Naughton Bros. Little River, at. 14/9, few 12/1; 128 esves, T. Stodart,_ Greenbank, at 18/2;. 120 lnerino John; Ilyon, Little River at 1,1/;..118 me rino, vWillnaur, .to. 17/.; 118, f. 0. Max. well, Cardinia, crosslred! 14/7 1/10, and 1/1 ; 115, F. S Lloyd NarlS, 12/4...
FOX TERRIER COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
FOX TERRIER COURSING. The Werribee terrior coursing club. held aullther successfal meet ing oil Saturdty week last. T'he entry list filled well, and Mr. W\. TuomlpsLn, the lion.. secrltary, who is now becoluing it pastinaster in the coInduction of Mleelings of the above kind had all thlie preliminaries irral.ged in Lppll pie order, conse qluetly eereiylhinl wont. off in u satisl'actory malielr to all coliecrned The WIVrribue fox terrier coursing ciub looks very prolniing. SThe following is the result of tlie day's outing: LOCAL STAKE. First prize, trophy valued at .J2/10/ (donated by Mr I; Reyniolds, hairdresser and tobaccon ist, Walton street, errlbee); so coid, trophy, valued at 15/ (donated by Club;third, Tropijy, valued at 6/ (donatcd by Club). First Round. S. Taitlton's Queenie beat C. Cham berloain's Cobber. A.; Miller's Uncle Sam . beat W. ho mpson's Dodger's Pride. I. Tainton's -lting best F. Cham berlaii's Young Ualmaine. V. Taylor's Dodger bedt A. MlcKin non's Barnoy. . Mi...
NONATIONAL PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
N"O NATIONAL PARLIAMENT. The attention of voters should be directed to the fact that the claim of the Labor Party that the National --Parliament should be trusted with• greater powers is made at a time when that Na tional Parliament h'as .practically ceased to-exist. We. have no longer a_ free Parlimnient-a Parliament in whichi every mem ber niay express his veiwsfrbely and by public debate ende?yor to convince his fellow :members. All the powers of Parlarrient are. In fact, invested in:a secret Cau cus, which, like a secret Star .Chamber, is afraid to hold its .,proceedings in public, arid ban Ishes the Press and. public: from "its meetiiigs . So that the public are-unable "tolearn the real mo tives of their decisions..-The decrees of this secret Caucus are presented in the form of bills to the Federal Parliament, and the Caucus votes down all opposition. The debates in Parliament are reduced to a sham. Before the debale commences the numbers are up. It is known the maority xwill v...
LABOR IN POWER. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
LABOR IN POWER.. The secretary of the Melbourne Trades' Hall has lesued a , pamphlet in which credit is claimed for thi Labor Government for nearly every increase in .Commonwealth Statistics :in recent years.- The figures are takeen from a publication, entitled " Labbrsin Power," by Mr. .Wi. Hughes, Al.P, the Attorney. General. The faets are cleverly arranged so ase> to suggest that the Fisher Government may claim :ciedit for results? with which the Commonwealith.Labor Government had nothing to'. do. -.In. the pamphlet refrerred to, the net gain: of immiiranits prior to 1910 is given as 65,000,. aci annual aiverage gain cf. 8,250; while the net gaiti of 2h years -of Labor Gverlnment is' shown. as. 139?484, an: auhsiialF .average 'of 62,000: 'It is:nnblushingly claimed that this:great :increase is due to - 1 tbob eae' wan s t.nob bythe Commtowealih Labor Government 'int by the energy of the State Governmeisis that this substantial increase in immigration was secured. When the Comm...
RELATIONSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
IRELATIONSHIp. A fox terrier and an Irish terrier had a disagreement outside, the other day, and the Irish terrier was evi dently getting the worst of the bat. tie. A passing Irishman slipped up to ( the dogs and gave the fox terrier a kick that sent him howling away. "What was that for, Put ?" asked a bystander. "f3egorra," he said, "blood is, thicker than water, annyway I" It is a good plan to sprinkle saw duat evenly on the boards before lay ing down oilcloth. The sawdust makes a soft foundation for the oilcloth toj lie on, and it prolongs its wear. For a-danr p floor it is specially recooJ mended. 1874.
OUR LOCAL CADETS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
OUR LOCAL, CADETSk W~rrilleo, on? Saturday next,, Empire Day, will be full. of bra's band music, cadeb uniforms, and powder.' On that day the local comltuany are to be. presen:od, by Mr. Geo Chirnsideo. witt bulets and drums, whichll are to, formt Land in the com?pay alnd the" presenta tiori cerefnouy will be carriodd out in full military honor. An inspection of the parade by Mr. Goo Chirnsi'du and the ollco's, a niartch past. physical drill and company drill, signalling, skirmish. Ing and- flert aid displays art all .on the prograumt.um us well. as s: num. her of othersportitng events,, i In, order to. provide . th itpint ade with: music the. Williamstouwn citiztt's band 'has been'o eitaed and :, l hil h the procession-,, from 'the phtltiotli to.(he reserve. , . .'1,?'6'". company (the: chatipioq. -. team' o the Git It battalij W), Wi tin? - town, have made artattiivsontetis te come infull nuinbers aind the othler ..cmpanies will hlv'u retpresentat i'ves there, tis well its *A" com...
EXTENSIVE SALE OF FAT STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
EXTENSIVE SALE-OF FAT. STOOK. Messrs Donley and Johnlon report having completed the sale and de livery of 9324 extra prime and heavy crosabre n nrd merino hethers on account of Mesars I-. and H. H. 'Osborne from ther '.'Eurugabah" and " Cowl .Cowl"'alation.at Hay, N. 8. W., and also> 74.o0xtah prime bullocks for the same vendors 'the purobahser boleg Mri .M Irlk 'Iorria of the Metropolitan Meat-Market, North Melbourne.,
A CURIOUS OCCUPATION. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
A CURIOUS OCCUPATION. ---+--- Life in hum-drum enough for the majority of people who follow nm ployhIents that give occupation to millions of other workers; but in the lqiet back-waters of commerce there are many qlaint and cur;ous occupa tions followed only by one or two. Perhaps one of the least known of these is that of tyre "testing." There is at least one big firm that employs four men at this work. The firm has two depots about twenty miles apart and- i a bicycle is ridden constantly be tween the two, four hours being al lowed for the double journey. One rider is timed out from one depot, is hooked in. and s ut at the other, anm oi his' return ithe bicycle is at once taken over by another man, and is again ridden the forty miles. Day and night, winter and summer, year in and year out, that bicycle is being constantly ridden, the object being to ascertain the quality of each batch of tyres bought, and the length of time for which each can be guaran teed. Incidentally, of course...
RURAL WORKERS' LOG. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
'RURAL WOII?B' LOG'.. Thim following are tlhe oliais for swages made by -tho Ru?urnl Workeors' Union. Thilcheldulo will hbo submit ted to the Arbitrition Court: DAIRYING. Milkers, over 17 years,, £1115. per week; ilelar, undor 17 yorso, £1/5I per wneek. ' Oaoual. workers, orployed.. for less terms than four weeks, O1 per tuweek ox tri; '' Overtino, -1/3 )or' our for nil time in excess of 48 hours peor weels, AGRICULTURAL INDUB'STIY,. Hfours, 7.30 to 5- pnm;. on five dnys of-the week, one hour for dinner each Sdy;. 7,10.to.1 p.m. on Snturdays. Wages : - Binders, strippere, and harvester drivers, 10/ a day, £2/10/ per week. Stdrekbuildders and thatclers, 15/ poe Giouneral harvest hands, £2/5/ per wook. General farm hands £.1/51 por eook. Plouglunen and drill drIvers, £2 per week. - 6/ per week extra if employed for a less time than 4 weeks. 10/ per week extra if board.. and lodlging are not provided,. 7/6 per week extra for attending. to horses before 7.30 or after 5 p.m. Overtime, ti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
4k 8 Big Bargains in Footwear We carry very. full stocks In all lines of- Mens' and Womens' FOOTWEAR-from. the cheapest worth your while to. buy, to the specimens of the world's Icadina:manufacttire. Our prices are right, our styles are right and our methods are right--we deserve. your Trade for all these reasons aid you'll become a permasnut Cps tomer of our Store from the first purchase you make. The valuq we give assurqs this and here are a, few proofs. in support. ý" TYZACK & Q. +' The. Corner. SrANNOVJNGEMENT.- The Werribee Farmers' Co=operative. Society, STATION STREET,, WERRIBEE Beg to, ant udce. that they- havo. econun.en.ce nusiness in their usual, .". .-.P-TQ-DATI_ STYLE - I. pIen~ises knokwn. as. the. (Opposite old- premises . Fire havingN estroyed all goods,, we have re-stooked wi?h Ba _d N ew Goo.ds of te finest :quality (ALT,, YOU WANT AT LOWEST. PRICES.) " ROCER`ES, T1A]B?IWABE,. PRODUCE,. AQHINERI? BEQUISITES, - JB.G;E. FAl: LE RSRS. HAS and 3AC.ON',- "T,:-. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
Scovell and 1Spurling THE CORNER, aroowseuC1AY, Have landed a lovely stock of NEW SPRING GOODS. SPRING 'SUITINGS from 42s. ' BOATERS, latest shapes, 3s 6d to6s 6d. s NEW SHAPE BOXERS. & ' FASHION SHIRTS in.20 different'stleos. SWEATERSto* 1oWý S. TENNIS SHIRTS for warm weather.:. TIES, SOCKS, BRACES, and everything. a man wants to wear at TIHE RIGHIT -PRICEi 1,500 Ties at 9d., worth Is. and Is .6d., to prove we are THE TIE KINGS. UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT. -:o: The Racecourse Hotel. •WERRIBEE. fiRST-CLASS Accomodation for Travellers and Visitors at this Old j established Hotel, ,wýich is replete with every convenience, and the many facilities offered tlirein 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. E. BANKES, % . Proprietrese. BRUNNING'S SEEDS. LEADS THE WAY FOR cQtaity, Purity ammd Germination. Hor4ioultura! Sundries :...
POLITICAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
TOJJTLCAIL. NOROTEL, The aons.. A. R, Robertaiq and J. . M.ackay,, M's.L.A., will address, the. Werribeo electors it; the mechaInics"5 institutes, turnights week, on the Referenda.. It is about time that the.: LiberaI candidnhes for the Senate aeldresetd a m eetg in \ Werribee.. Some of the electors. are uking, why Woeri.. bee is. not among" their list of fixtures.. The Federal elechtions are drawing close. Next SatuIrday wetk will be~ an exciting day.. -t. ist to, be hoped that the farmers will record, their. cotes. If they do thore s. no doubt thiat'tlh Lajbor Party will meet its WVaterloo. .- The, farmer, however, ie so apthetic i,. political matters. that" they will not take the trouble. of going to the polls, bence the lother side,,which. is well organised, anpd do. not neoglect their " voting Sprivileges,;are, successfnl in return-. "iotC'their candida.te..- The.. tiller of esoil.is left .out in, o he th.~old:-Ltats. i liebol 'utely.t iecestry 'if :th' .Liberat. desireto secur...
THE Werribee Shire Banner. WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, MAY 22 [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 May 1913
THB iWerIibeeýSbire Banner. W:FLjJtl>l, UZUlRSDAX,. ;MAX' .22 Thy irij3e shire cp i1 i'w~il! n eetonSatUda il next:; Tenders savrtivedi zkunoxb: .ýumr · ,The. Werriiee pwuing ! "club h.eld anothet su"c'eesful. .meeting yesterdays ldoY.er5 ot'-· eursiing say. that. when: the. plWiPtonf is, i oing; order. that Werribee willt be in, the first. ranik as. a .coursing cetItre,. For fionohsnl aJoughsatko.: , ! Woods' rCopIroa it. Curs.: i/g, Next Tuesday night the local branch, of the M1II.LO.O,F: will 'hold t ~moke Social. The occasion Ibeing. the presentatioQp of a framed Past Grand's embler- to Bro. F. J. King.. The funclion will be held in, the meeting room of the Camp Hotel. A hard' working committee with Bro.. . BL M'Conell as hon., soc. has been appointed to arrange de tails. ]~very member of the Lodge who can make it conveniont is re Mr.. Bashanm, of Meooneo Po nds will preach. at thl Methotlist Church on Sunday next,, both mprniltgand evening.. Everybody welcome.. Presbyteriatn...