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HE PAID UP. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
F HE PAID UP.: Jones had dodged Buttons, the tai lor, for about two years, and repeat ed applicatlons for "amount of much overdue account" had been ignored. One day, however, Jones received a postcard from Buttons, upon which was printed the following brief ap peal: "'Man is. made of dust. Duist ;tfles. . . Be a man." Joneus paid up.
PUNISHMENTS IN THE NAVY. RIDICULE REPLACES BRUTALITY IN MINOR PUNISHMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
PUNISHMENTS IN THENIIAVY. t?;?? .? - RIDICULE REPLACES BRUTALITY" IN MINOR PUNISHMENTS. At one time flogging in the Navy was a by-word and the Service was olmarkable for the number and se verity of its punishments. It is still remarkable for its punishments-but by reason of their commonsense and not by their brutality. The change has been due rather to a spirit of humanity amongst officers than to oflicial rogul.tions. Captains realise, too,.that the best way to maintain discipline is to "make the punishment fit the crime." Excessive penalties for trilling offences defeat their own object. So, Instead of aP pealing to physial pain and acute privation, they makeo use of incon venience and-what is parti ularly dreaded by the sailor, but which does him absolutely no harm-ridiceui. Amongst the more serious minor of fences is neglect of duty. For this the usual punishment is that known nas "10 A." This includles the loss of "grog," and worl.ing during the greater part of the dinner hour,...
IN SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
IN O8CIeTY. Her Lndyshipl' "Have you given Fido his soup '"" Buttons : "Yes, 'urn." S"And his omelette ?" "Yes, 'tlm." "And his cutlet ?" "Yes, 'umrn." "Then you niay have some bread and cheese and go to bed." Hall-keeper (to Secretary of Wo men's Committce) : "Very sorry, miss, as we've not been able to got a woman to "blow the horgan as you wlshed, but we've done the next beet we could, and got a kind of 'all-wit ted young man.'t
NOT SO DULL. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
NOT SO DULL. A school:tacher ws one day great ly annoyed by not getting satisfactory answers to the questions he put to one of the scholars. At last he call ed the dunce to the front, and hand lag twopence said, "Hero's some money. Away with you -and buy some brains." The master felt rather small when the boy turned with the query, "Am I to tell the shopkeeper they are for you 7"
THE WORST TO COME. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
THE WORST TO COME. There was little doubt about it; lie was not a success as a melodrama tic actor. Tie part of the dashing hero in ''The Mystcry of the Pickled Cabbage" did not Bult him at all. i le stammered over his lines, and sometimes even forgot what he had" to say; nor did he lay his hand on his heart a sufllcient number of times, nor roll hIls eyes about like a fish. -Whereat lie found mllch disfavour in the eyes of the gallery. Just before the crisis of the play he clasped the heroine to his manly bosom, and cried, in broken accents: "Sweet one, keep a bravo heart I The worst is yet to come I" Promptly came the voice from the gallery : "You ain't goin' to sina are ycr 7",
"D" COMPANY CADETS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
"D" COMPANY CADETS. The Iccal company of cadets were prIsented with. bugle band instru ments by Mr. Geo, Chirneide in the Werrihee recreation reserve on Saturday afternoon, 24th May. The local company .wereassilted .in the parade by the South Melbourne and Williamstown cadets, .epresenta tives of several companies of cadets being present, as well as officers from other Battalions. The Wil liamstown Citizens' Band were in attendance and supplied music for the inspeotion and the march past as well as heading the procession from .the railway station. On arrival of Mr. Geo. Chirnside he was met.bythe senior staf of officers. lLi?tepoants.H. SheddenRichardeon Gilehrist,..,Brow?" Boyce' anid be then inspected the compai es vhich were in clarge of 2nd Lioute. Elsum, Jameesand Gibbons. The inspection of the march past took place, fol lowed by the presentation to the company by Mr. Chirnside, who. afterwards addressed the cadets urging them to' keep ol the way they were going and lake no not...
A SERIOUS OCCUPATION. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
A SIBRIOUS OCCUPATION. There is a good story told of Lord Elgin when he wan Viceroy of India. Hoe was not a good horseman, and he woas always rather uneasy nud fluster ed when riding. One day when he was riding near Simla, and devoting all his attention to keepin his senat, In aide-de-camp came galloping tiP, with some important news. He told lis Exce lency what he had come about, blt the Enrl rode on without replying. The aide-de-camp rode along with him, and, after a few minutes, thinting his messago had not been heard, he repeated it in a rather loud er tone. The Earl turned upon him in:lig nantly. "Great Scott ! man," he exclaimed, "don't you see I'm busy riding 7 Don't interrupt me."
WERRIBEE TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
-WERR1BEE TENNIS. CLUB. The following;.team has been chosen to. represent Werribee. v Holy Trinity club at Williamstown, on Monday next :-Misses Bolwell, Grigg, M'Aliece, M'Donald and Rowan, Rev;~ L. Cecil, Messrs. Bolwell, W. Comben, M'Mnrray, -Sewell and R. Walker.' The teamr is requested to catch the 8.50 a.m. train from. Werribee. The annual meeting of the club will be held in the mechanics' ball on Tuesday, 25th inst., at 8'p.m: sharp. A full attendance of members, and intend ing members is requested, and it is, intended to start'the'season' earlier this year, and to start a larger ae dooiltion. The club, has every pros peot. of a most 'snc'esaful season. Members should turn up to the meeting In full force and offer any enggestiona for the welfare of the olub.
CURIOUS OCCUPATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
CURIOUS OCCUPATIONS. 4-- Althouigh there Is nothing very un usual in the occupation of "hawker," there may be rather unusual success, as is shown in the case of a man who used to earn a precarious living as odd-jobs-man at a railway station. He gave it up to hawk useful articles in out-of-the-way villages far from railway stations, and so successful has he been that he now follows his calling on a motor-bicycle. Nearly everyone has heard of the "knocker-up," who for a small week ly payment undertakes to wake work ers, especially miners, is time for their work; but the individual who provides the "welcome home" is not so well known. When all the occu pants of a house are away all day at work they will often pay someone to come in just before they arrive home to make the fire and put the kettle on. f-Iow much comfort there can be in the sight of a kettle on the fire Sidney Smith well knew when he told his grumbling parishioner, "Thank God for the kettle on the hob." There is a variety...
WERRIBEE MEN'S ATHLETE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
WERI1iBEE MEN'S ATBLETE " CLUB. `". ..,A'.,committee'. meeting of the above club wai hold on Tuesday last, when it was decided to pro cure an. instructor..-The. secretary is in"commuinication 'with a first class man, and providihg suffiolent tuteroestisheoliown,'a class will very soon boetarted: It was also decided to-hold a quoit'tournament on Fri day.13th inst.; for members only, for which.-the . entry has been fixed at sixpence. The prizos are first, 7/6 ; second, 2/6.- Entries for the 'tournnment: clos'e on Friday night week, with. the secretary, at the parish -hall. It' Is the. intou tion.of the club to run a oerios of tournamonts-i through'out the wintor' f. . ... ~/
Copyright. SQUIRE JOHN. A NARRATIVE OF STIRRING ADVENTURE. PART 12. CHAPTER XXII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
0opyrIglit. SQUIRE JOHN. A NARRATIVE OF STIRRING ADVENTURE. ly George St. Rathborno, Author of "Doctor Jack," "A Son of Mars," "The Man from Denvcer," etc. PART 12. \ CHAPTER XXSI.-(Continued.) When Roblado retires again to the other compartment, and ascertains how the ladies ore facring, the agent takes ' advantage of his flitting to hastily remark in an undertone. "'Well, he's guessed it, Senor Jack." "The delce, you say I Have I been such a Poor actor as to betray my sell ?" "1 could not vouch for the way in which he hits learned the truth, but lie knows you are the Squire John against whom they played their cards in Edinburgh." "What do you suppose he will do ?" "Nothing just at present." "But hie hates inme." "Quite true : and yet just tt pre-I sent he depends upon you for hist very life. When we get back to Ha vann, if Fortune is so kind as to al low us, then look out for storms, but not here." "It's litt'e r care, you know, so long as I am able to servo hier. That ' is the fu...
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
COURSING. The "Werribee Park- Cup" for 32 a.a. at- £2 2s each,, run -on May 21; was -favored with de lightful weather : conditions,.-con sequeittly- a·- large crowd-. was present 'and thoroughly enjoyed the 'outing.' ' On the opening; day 18" courses 'were decided,: hares being somewhat scarce, but the remaining 13 courses were run off in good time- on the second -day.. The local club has no difficulty in filling a stake, - the last meeting being over'- subscrib'ed, 42 nominations -. being -'received. A. pleasing' feature -,is' the continued interest talken' in the club by the Chirnside .family.all iof iwho were'presenit -as vll.as .a large cointiigent 'fiom State SGovernment House. 'The win ner turned' up in iMr. H. Broad wood's Senator II., and this:gen lemen's success waswell' received. After the deciding course Miss Audrey Chirnside presented. the winner with the handsome silver cup she -kindly donated;. Mi. J. .H. Wood suitably responded oisn the winner's behalf. Visiting cours...
THE MEAN MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
THE MEAN MAN. Tho mean man is a man wrho is always denying the claims of justice. He is the man who somehlow or other always man ages 'to revade his part of the reckoning lie gires in a gold deal too eagerly to the generous rotlpallonlls who are more than willing to tako t]heir part and his olso. Io is a llal who disturbs theo eaton of Iis household by rheeking the Ignroe of hotsekeeping expenses drawn 11p byiS his oppressed "wife',, If there is sixpenonce unacclnted for he will omnpel a torenul.rrraluationtof tilo whole bust lers. lie is a mail .who at churlf pstiis in the smallest rein. li, is opposed to .publin s??eeiiptiolnn, or perlsaps he Ints you ulnderstanl that when lhe;suiehcribes to apublic object he likes to do it by ste:lth.- You nesd not expect to find is nomeo in any list of generous givers' lie has a de)s and sacred conviction of hl ie snchief one by tips. It sonmb in remilsle there slheld he suell popl,, butl I Ihre h-eard ol.re who at the i.nd of a ,nod iimeal pres...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
Footwear We carry very full stocks in all lines of Mens' and Womens' POOTWEAR-from the cheapest worth your while to buy, to the specimens of the-world's leading manufacture. Our prices are" tigt,. 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 purlchase you make. The value we give assures this-and here are a few proofs.in support. J'" TYZACK & COO., "The Corner." speoiax ANNOUNCEMENT. The Werribee Farmers' Co-operative Society, STATION STREET;, :WERRIBEE. Beg to :annoulco that they have re-commenced Business in theirt usual - UP-TO-DATE STYLE - In premises known as the (Opposite' old premises.)' Fire having destroyed all goodg, -e have r-stooked with C Brand New. Goods of the finest quality (ALTL YOU WANT AT LOWEST PRICES.) GROCERIES, HAUDWARE 'PRODUCE, MACHINERY REQUISITES, GEORGE FARMER'S HAMS and BACON, Etc. HIGHEST PRICE GIVEN FOR ALL PRODUCE ORDERS CALLED FO...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
Scovell and Spurling THIE CORNER, O F00*SOiRAY, S ave landed a lovely stock :of NEW SPRING. GOODS.: SPRIIhdE SUITIN GS from 4f2s 8 .BOATERS, latest shapes, 3s 6d to 6s 6d, S . NfEW SHAPE BOXERS. de FASHION SHIRTS in 20 different styles. SWEATERS to button close at neck. So TENNIS SHIRTS for warm weather. TIES,. SOCKS, BRACES, and everything a man wants to wear at TME RIGHT PRICE. 1,500 Ties at 9d., worth Is. and Is 6d., to prove we are THE TIE 1 ING-S. UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT. -:o:--- The Racecourse Hotel. WERIBEE., F-TRST.CLASS' Accomodation for Travellers and Visitors at this Old J established Hotel,.which is replete with every convenience, and the many facilities offebred: therein, for the comfort of the General Public. will beh duly appreciated: The choicest and best brande of Wines,. Ales and. Spirits'are kept. at this establislimentM ._. ` FISHING AND SHOOTING. BUGGI1ES AND HORSES ON HIRE E. H. BANEES, Proprietress. BRUNNING'S SEEDS. LEADS THE WAY FOR Quality, Purity and Germinat...
THE POLITICAL OUTLOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
THE POLITICAL OUTLOOK. Section 57 provides means by which the bill may be twice pre anted to the.Senate in: two ses sions, with an interval of three months between, and, if it be sot passed, a dissolution of both' Housea will followi. That 'seeims to be the inevitable outcoiB of the people at: this -election. It itppears'almost certain;from the results to hand that. a House of. Representatives has been return ed-which will' be unworkable in conjunction with a Senate whichi will be hostile to it. That being so, the only means of setting the deadlock which must arise will be to refer the whole Parliament. to the people, 'in order that it may be remoulded into some workable shape. ., . Barnes, station street, W rlIbte.
THE Werribee Shire Banner WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, JUNE 6 [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
THe - Werrib¢e Sbire Banner. g WERRIBEE. THURSDAY, JUNE 5 Ratepayers who have not paid n their rates, should not loose a sight of the fact that uxiless they e pay up on or. before Tuesday next they will not' be 'allowed 't the privilege 'bf ooting at the t m nicipal' electiorit'"to1 le- held I D in August'nextt Probably; there I will be contests in'all theridings, and it is just as well to be in the I position to record your vote in- I stead of being left out in the cold on election day. -Rates must be paid, and those paid on 'l or before the date above men ,o tioned carry a vote with them. A deputation from the Werri he bee shire council, accompanied by Werribee and Laverton, will a wait upon the Railway .Comr n- missioners to-morrow morning, o to make. another appeal for an 9 early morning train from Werri bee to Melbourne. This time the council will have the support y- of the States Rivers and Water Supply Commis sion and the Lands Purchase Board, these bodies having willingly co...
AN INNOVATION. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
AN INNOVATION. I'oe j?us one y?ar let's cut out sitting ,ioug the curb and lookiig wise; lot's hut:mp ourselves and do oau knitting and kecp uour homes supplied with pies. Lot's try to 'bettesr our condition by h'?ont curk for honest pay, andelet the howl ing politician go on his windy, ussless w'ay. Let's worry less :tbout the esea sures our Cl'ongrossmen intrend to thrash, and give our wives and kids suoh pleasures as come to tolks who have the cash. Let's do less worrrying and jaw ing o'ec things a thousaend miles away, and at our woodpltes do somo sawing, anlt make our (tooryards clean to-daFv, Ily fussing round we make life's oliss turn to 'reasms of sorrow, deep ani wide; lot's paili the barn and clieai th. cistern, ando let the good old nstisn elide. 'oo lonrg tihe ntioen's cares we've carried, we earnest, patriotic men; the pationt, toil-worn girls we married should bo. cosidered now and then. I'd rather i t pa ail of water into the kit oien for sry Jill, ?.han go to Cotgres...
ON THE FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
ON THE FARM." lHitting it this year whoreyoon missed -it luot is a pretty good.signi 5it you are learning?'our .business II itto hettor. Moro tlim one e honest stlmostauds in need of. a bit of help which lu is too proud to ask for. Keep youlr yes open for a chance to do every asth ooan a good turn. - . Naever hiro a chonp man to work a g'ood pair of horses. It will mean lose every time. A bright, intell eint man, i?-sood manager and a.-losnoiobserver, m.. save mero than his w'als, iu the •mount of. work ho will accoaplish, and in maintiainig the coodition el his team. If there were fewer whips in the world there would bo feoer ugly hwcts. The horse that is' all the time .boiLg tapped with the whip never knows what Iois insrter eonth by.it, and comeo to think ho means justl.nothing . Cows, to do their best, should have soozo gron or succuloent feod every day in the year. Thle only way to'meet this nocessity is to provide an abundance of ?o?tilage. ensclage t an e useid:profit ably to...