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ABOUT THE KAISER. IMAGINED HE WAS HEIR TO THE ENGLISH THRONE. A SCHEME OF WORLD DOMINION [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
1 ABOUT THE KAISER. IMAGINED HE WAS HEIR TO THE ENGLISH -THRONE. ' j A SCHEME OF WORLD DOMINION j Long ago the Kaiser's madness took the form of imagining that he was the rightful heir to the English throne. He based his assumption j upon the fact that as he was the eldest child of Queen Victoria's eldest I child, and as the.Sallic law did not | prevail in England, he was the right- ' l'ul heir, not the Prhice of Wales, af- j tenvards King Edward! All kinds ol" ingenious arguments were put for ward in furtherance of his claim. The fact of Queen Victoria being on the throne instead of the Duke of Cum berland was pointed out' as an in- j stance of a woman being preferred | as sovereign to a man, aud hencr I why should not the succession run through the female? Then William considered that he had the greatest imaginable bribe to. offer the British people, the bribe of complete mastery of the world, in the shape of a vast Anglo-German Empire! The-idea that he hatched in his ^ perturbed ...
GOOD USE FOR PRISONER. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
GOOD USE FOR PRISONER. "A story is current," says the "Pacific Rural Press," "tliat the Gov ernor of Kansas lias paroled a State prisoner, for- GO days so- that lie -can go to his home and harvest a wheat crop for the family. He was convict ed of selling, mortgaged property last January,- and his family is destitute. Tlie Governor was informed:'.that;the wheat which the convict planted last fall promise/l* to yield an abundant crop, and he decided the family need ed the convict for the next GO days mure 1 than th'e 'State of Kansas did."
WARNING. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
WARNING. When she lelteth thee recklessly spend, And laugheth to see thee go broke, Thou may'st jolly her on without end, For she.jtaketh thee but as a joke. But when she demurretli at price, And chidetli for what thou hath spent. Thou art treading on treacherous ice, For the maiden hath solemn intent. Let us make sure*. Let us rise to the height of the great argument without further vacillation. Let the youth of the British Empire hurl itself at the War Office, demanding rifles, demanding drill, demanding hard, stern training in the bitter busi ness of war. It is the moment of testing for us as a race. We must not hang back until the cruel cry of necessity forces compulsory levies of men upon Britain. If Germany knew that in six months the British Empire will have a million men trained to the use oi arms and ready to fight her war-worn legions to the finish, do you think Germany would not shrink from the prospect? But if Germany can count on our shirkers and slack ers, she will fig...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. No fairy prince of old. renown ever approached in his most magnificent moments -the marvellous achievements' of some of the cabled heroes of the present war, but the Glasgow "Weekly Mail" has unearthed a soldier who has therii all done brown. Corporal Corniack, in that paper, modestly re lated his own valiant deeds. In two columns of thrill and picture-show action 'he told how he captured the Kaiser, and when surrounded by a company of Uhlans lie only spared his Royal prisoner's ' life upon a guarantee of sale conduct to the British lines. And the corporal tops off Ills story with the assurance that, had he had any other weapon than the empty revolver. which he had taken from a dead foeman, presum ably slain by his naked hands, lie would have brought William of Ger many back to the Allies' trenches, dead or alive. The shade of Mun chausen is even now hurrying across the Styx to hand over the belt to Corir.ack. The British Cavalry are shouting "Hack-der Kaiser!"...
GUNS THAT SHOOT SEARCHLIGHTS HOW NIGHT ATTACKS ARE FOILED. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
GUNS THAT SHOOT SEARCHLIGHTS HOW NIGHT, ATTACKS ARE FOILED. S» The advantage often gained in war by night attacks upon tlie enemy'e entrenchments now seems to be oft set by the invention of guns which project searchlights instead of bul lets, fired into the air above where the assaulting party is supposed to be approaching under cover of the darkness, remain some moments sus pended by opening parachute attach ments. During that period, each throws a cone of bright light upon the earth below. The approaching enemy is thus slightly revealed, while the force to be attacked remains invisible and can stop the contemplated attack with deadly markmanship. These illuminating grenades weigh only 14 ounces, and can be attached to the muzzle of the ordinary service rifle. In projecting it into the air the butt of the rifle is placed on the ground. There is a firing rod, weigh: ing an additional 4y2 ounces, which releases the parachute and ignites the illuminating substance—calcium car bide. Th...
FALL IN. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
FALL IN. By Harold Uegbie in .London "Daily ^Chronicle." -, ;j' What will you lack, sonny, what will yo.u lack When the girls line up the street," Shouting their love to the lads come back From the foe they rushed to beat? Will you send a strangled chcer to the sky And grin till your cheeks are red? "Cut what \yill you lack when your mate goes by With a girl who cuts you dead? Where will you look, sonny, where will you look When your children yet to be Clamor to learn of the' part you took In the War that kept men free? Will you say it was nauglit to you ■ i if France Stood up to her foe or bunked . But where will you look when they give the glance That tells you they know . you funked? How will you fare, sonny, how \vill you fare ■ In the far-off winter night. When you sit by the fire in an old man's chair And your neighbors talk of the fight? Will you slink away, as it were from 'a blow, Your old head shamed and bent? Or say—I was not the first to go, . But I went, thank God, I we...
REFUGEES' TOWN. BELGIANS WELCOME IN ENGLISH HOMES. RE-UNIONS AND DISAPPOINTMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
REFUGEES' TOWN. BELGIANS WELCOME IN ENGLISH HOMES. RE-UNIONS AND DISAPPOINT MENTS. Byr every boat refugees '"from Bel gium-pour into London. They have lost -home, money, clothing, every thing. But for the ready and kindly help: of the War Refugees' Commit1; lee they would be friendless and des-'; titute. • ! What can he done for them is be ing done. Many houses have been thrown open to these victims of in vasion. • The Folkestone hotels and board ing-houses are crowded just now. There is a constant stream of people walking along the Leas. But it is not the usual holiday crowd which Folkestone knows so. well. These sad-l'aced people who walk soberly about or gather in little groups and discuss solemnly topics which are evidently of intense interest to them are not happy, rollicking holiday-mak ers,-nor is their language ours. Folke . stone is a town of refugees. TJiey have come from all parts of. France and Belgium, particularly Bel gium, and in increasing numbers as the days have pa...
IN THE WARDS. KITCHENER TALKS WITH WOUNDED. "WE'LL SEE IT THROUGH." [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
IN THE WARDS. KITCHENER TALKS WITH WOUNDED. "WE'LL SEE IT THROUGH." "Lord Kitchener!" This announcement, made at the door of one of the military wards in London Hospital 011 a recent Satur day afternoon, had the effect of a bugle-blast. Every man who could contrive to stand stood at attention; those who could not raised their hands to the salute. A ringing cheer filled the ward; wounded men put the last ounce of their strength into this welcome to the great man of the British Army. Blunt, kindly, encouraging, he saw everything, and talked to every sol dier who caught his eye. And at the slightest hint he knew where each man had been and what his regiment had done. "Where were you?" "Don't know rightly, sir; but it was on Wednesday." "Yes; you got it hot. And you gave it' hot to them. Well, we've got to give it 'em hot again! Carry on!" "And you?" inquired the Field-Mar shal, with a quick turn to another, but with a kindly, understanding look in his eyes. "With the 's, at replied the...
KAISER'S ESTATES IN CANADA. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
KAISER'S ESTATES ,IN CANADA. "Ever since Germany began to make preparations lor an attack upon Belgium, France, Holland, England, and, ultimately, upon the ' United States, the "Kaiser has been investing imniense .sums of money on the oth er side of the Atlantic," states the "Financial News." "He is one of the largest land-owners " in the western States—not in liis own name, of course. He owns considerable pro perty in the west of Canada. . . '
THE KAISER'S SPY. KRUPP'S VISIT TO ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
i THE KAISER'S SPY. KRUPP'S VISIT.,TO ENGLAND. . By Frederick William Wile, the Ber lin correspondent of the London "Daily Mail." Before our senses are numbed by the clash and din of Titanic killings on land and sea—before we lose the t'aculty of , remembering the past in the staggering attempt to grasp the present—1 should like to take Eng lishmen back to an event which hap pened in their unsuspecting midst some" months ago—a most sinister event, in the light of what has hap pened since, and one designed as hardly any other could be to per suade the most sceptical among us that the war Kaiser's plans for the sacking of Europe were deep-laid, de liberate, and stealthy. 1 refer to the strange visit paid by Herr Krupp von Bohlen and llalbacli, the head of lvrupp's) between June 14 and 23, to Birkenhead, Barrow-in Furness, Glasgow, Newcastle-on-Tyne, and Sheffield. His charming wife, tho Cannon Queen, and proprietress of Krupp's, accompanied liim. That bol stered up the fiction that th...
TRAFALGAR STOCK SALE. Messrs J. K. Jennings & McInnes report under date of Saturday, 21st November: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
TRAFALGAR STOCK SALE. I Messrs J. K. Jennings & Mclnnes | report under date of Saturday, 21st November:— I , 200 cattle yarded. Improved demand for dairy cows, also better attendance of beef buyers. Not many stores forward, and no alteration in rates. Springers, good quality, to £8 ; others, £5 10s ; heifers, £G 5s ; bullocks, to £9; fat cows, £7 5s; heifers, £6 10s ; store cows, £2 ; Jersey heifers, £3 15s;.18mos. heifers, i 36s ; poddies, 12s; bulls, to £5 10s. Pigs: Good yarding. Fat pigfi dear; stores cheap. Baconers, to £3 17s 6d; stores, £2 2s ; slips, 15s ; suckers, 8s. Sheep —Crossbred ewes, good condition, 9s ; lambs, 8s -Id to 10s 6d.
TRAFALGAR FAT PIG SALE. Messrs J. K. Jennings and McInnes report under date of Friday, 20th November: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
TRAFALGAR FAT PIG SALE. Messrs J. K. Jennings and Mclnnes report under date of .Friday, 20fch November :—r We sold, on account of J. Barrett,. 56-at £3 7s 6d ;* Mrs Jolly, four at £3 12s; J. Brown, six at £3 17s 6d ; P. Harkin, three at £2 18s ; M.. Clarke, three at £3 5s ; C. Calvert, 12 at £2 17s ; W. 'L. Morrison, five at £3 10s ; R. Kellas, five at £2 6s ; E. Tackaberry, four* at £2 7s 6d ; J. A. Matthieu, two at £3; T. Donovan five, and J. O'Connell two at £2 15s ; Job Wilson, six to £2 | 18s ; J. Branigan,-three at £3 7s ; A. Morrison, five at £3 13s 6d ; T. L. Young, six at L2 5s 6d;A. Y. Stocks, two at LI 16s; W. Miller, two at Ll 18s ; Ted Matthews, one at L3 6s, and several lines of stores.
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. The Gippsland and Northern Co-operative Selling Co. report under date of 26th inst: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. ♦ The Gippsland and Northern Co-operative Selling Oo. report under date of 26th inst:— Batter.—The market this week was firm at lHd, for choicest, 105s to lOGs for choice, good to prime realised lOA-d to 1 Id ; separators, lOd to 10^d ; dairies, nine to !)-|d. Cheese.—The value for new cheese was down this week . one farthing, medium sizes selling at 5|d j'loaf, 5|d ; jnst occasionally highe'r. ISemi-matured. 8^d to 9d ; matured, lOd to lid. Eggs.—The market was a shade firmer. Ordinary lines, 8^d to 9d ; privates, 9^d to lOd; specials up to 10£d ; duck, 9Ad to lOd. Bacon.—Finn market; light sides lOd tOjlO^d ; medium weights, 9id; heavies, 8^d ; middles, lid ; jackets, 9d to 9^d. Side hams, lid ; bagged) Is Id. Lard.—Bulk, 7 Ad ; packets, 7§d.
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. Messrs McPhail Bros. & Co. report under dates of 25th and 26th November: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. Messrs McPhail Bros. & Co. report under dates of 25th 'and 26th November:— Stores.—A fair number penned. Market irregular.,. Pork.—A full penning, but the quality was' not uniform. Good stuff was firm, with others slack. Small and light, 22s to 27s ; medium and good, 32s to 36s ; prime heavy, 38s to 43s Bacon.—"Fair.yarding, but still a lot of unfinished sorts being penned. Good quality was in steady demand at late rates; others not sought after. Small and light, 42s to 47s ; prime heavy, 6fts to 65s ; choice farmers' lots, 72s 6d to 80s, a few extra choice, to 87s Gd. To-day's top price, our top quote, and highest of the market were :—T. Mates, Loch, 84s 6d; E. Missen, Lang Lang, 84s 6d ; R. Greaves, Yannathan, 83s; H. II. Walker, Mirboo East, 83s; Mrs Nicholas,' Cruikston, 83s ; A. A. Sen nitt, Mountain View, 83s 6d; J. M'Namara, Loch, 82s ; R. Pretty, Glen Forbes, 82s ; J. D. Loader, Hoddle Range. 81s ; Robert Gardiner, Yanna than, 2 at 83s and 20 at...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
Cannot Get His Breath.—" My little 9on, Sydney, occasionally gets so bad with croup that he cannot get his breath," writes Mrs 25T. P. Lewis, Mile End, Adelaide, S.A. "I follow the directions on the bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, and he is quickly re lieved % I never go to bed without a bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy on hand, for I never know when Sydney will be attacked with croup." Sold by .all storekeepers and chemists.* Public Notices. Timber for Sale. THE UNDEBSIGNED bas for sale Sawn Messmate, Blue Gum and Blackbutt Timber, all of the beBt' quality, at market rates. CORRESPONDENCE INVITED. Orders supplied Promptly. Timber delivered at Moe. F. BUCKLEY, Coalville. "KIA ORA" Poultry Yards. Eggs I Eggs I BLACK, Buff and White Orpingtons ; Gold, Silver and White Wyandottes. Eggs from any of the above varieties, 10s 6d per setting. Satisfaction 'Assured. ... Correspondence a Pleasure A. J. FORSYTH, "Kia Ora" Poultry Yards, Narracan. i Sui^uiJd qop O &lt;3 „aiTOO...
MELBOURNE STOCK MARKET Messrs Adamson, Strettle and Co. report under date of 27th inst.: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 2 December 1914
MELBOURNE STOCK MARKET Messrs Adamson, Strettle and Co. re port under date of 27th inst. :— About 900 head yarded. Milkers.— The supply was larger than last week. The absence of several local dairymen had its effect on the market, and con sequently prices ruled lower, even for best sorts, whilst others were very hard to quit. Our principal prices were:—J. Mahoney £12 10s, McMahon eight to £10,15s, J. Ince nine to £11 10s, McCarty £10 10s, J. Hill three to £10, H. Zeban £8 15s, E. Walsh £8 10s 6d, Gamble three to £8 10s, and 27 for other owners from £4 10s to £7 12s 6d. Springers.—Fair demand for best forward cows, which ' were very scarce at from £7 10s to £8 10s, odd ones making to £10 10s. Second quality cows were again hard to dispose of at low prices. Good backward cows were in fair demand, making from £4 10s to £5 10s, odd ones to £6. Com petition for fat cows . was limited, and prices were hardly as good as last week. A few extra good made to £9, others ranging from £6 5s to £...
TRAFALGAR EAST v. WILLOW GROVE. WILLOWGROVE. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 December 1914
TRAFALGAR EAST v. WILLOW GROVE. WILLOWGROVE. S. Williams, b Parke ... ... 2 R. McColi, b Stewart ... ... 17 R. Williams, l.b.w., b Stewart ... 15 Total (for seven wickets) ... 99 Bowling Analysis—H. Parke, 3 for 34; M. Stewart, 3 for 35; Somerville, 1 for 20. TRAFALGAR EAST. H. Parke, b S. Williams ... 2 J. Pedlow, c McColl, b S. Williams 7 3VL Stewart, b S. Williams ... 0 D. Day,'b S. Williams ... ... 2 J. Taylor, c Cromb, b McColl ... 0. Fisher, c and b Williams ..: 1 R. Stewart, c Cronin, b R. Williams 4 Munro, b McColl ... ... 0 Cumming, b R. Williams ... 0 Somerville, c and b McColl ... 0 Young, not out ... ... 2 Sundries ... ... ... 3 Total ... ,•••. ... 21 Bowling Analysis.—S. Williams, 5 for 3 ; R. McColl, 3 for 13 ; R. Williams, 2 for 2. A.. Abbott, b Parke J. Kellas, caught, b Parke B. Williams, not out T. Cromb, b Stewart E. Harrison, b Somerville N. Cronin, not out 9 2 36 0 4 4 10 Sundries ...
SATURDAY'S CRICKET. THE FRIEZE TROPHY. TRAFALGAR v. MOE. TRAFALGAR. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 December 1914
SATURDAY'S CRICKET. THE FRIEZE TROPHY. TRAFALGAR v. MOE. TRAFALGAR. J. Hogan, c Irvine, b McDonough ... &lt;1 J. Errington, c Adamson. bOhilds... 93 E. H. Torode, c Adamson, b Childs 2 W. Moncur, b Jones ... ... 17 W. Goe, not out ... ... 25 Backhouse, b McDonongb ... 25 J. Barrett, c Hewat, b Childs ... 0 0. Anderson, not out ... ... 3 Sundries ... ... 8 Total .... ...177 Bowling Analysis.—Childs, 3 for 32 ; McDonough, 2 for 46 ; Coombs, 0 for 23 ; Jones, 1 for 28 ; Reid, 0 for 13 ; it. Johnson, 0 for 6 ; Baker, 0 for 22. MOE. J. Baldwin, stp. Torode, b Coe ... 2 T. Burrage, b Moncur ... ... 14 It. Adamson, c Barrett, b Moncur... 22 C. Baker, b Coe ... 20 J. Jones, c Hogan, b Coe ... 19 A. Childs, b Errington ... ... 0 A. McDonongb, b Errington ... 0 C. Reid, c Johnson, b Coe' ... 3 H. Coombs, not out ... ... 2 P. Hewat, c Rolls, b Coe ... 4 R. Johnson, b Coe ... ... 4 Sundries 14 Total ... 104 Bowling Analysis.—Dobrigli, 0 for 23; Coe, 6 for 28 ; W. Moncur, 2 for 27 ; J. E...
A LAD'S DANGEROUS FREAK VERY SEVERELY PUNISHED. A SALUTARY WARNING. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 9 December 1914
A LAD'S DANGEROUS FREAK —:—♦ VERY SEVERELY PUNISHED. A SALUTARY WARNING. At the Warragul General Sessions on Monday, before His Honor Judge Box, Leonard William Martin, a youth 16 years of age, was charged with attempting to wreck a train, ; by placing a sleeper on the railway line, near Trafalgar. Mr S. Leon was the Crown prosecutor, and Mr Walker, of Melbourne (instructed by Mr Warren, of Trafalgar) ap peared for the accused, who pleaded guilty. After hearing an appeal from the lad's counsel, and evidence as to his character from his father, Constable Tatchell, of Trafalgar, and Messrs Sussex and Hicks (two farmers for whom the youth bad worked), His Honor sn-id that the reason which persuaded accused to do such a wicked act was beyond his compre hension. It was one of the most serious crimes that could be com mitted, because it might have occasioned death and misery to hundreds of people. Punishment must follow as a general warning of the gravity of the crime of touching anything...