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HOW TO SUCCEED AS A SHOPKEEPER. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
HOW TO SUCCEED AS A SHOPKiiEPiiR. In "Ilarmsworth's Magazine" for October Mr. William Whiteley gives his cxpviews on the subject. Be fore Mr. Whiteley came, West bourne grove liad been considered a bad busi ness neighbourhood. Jt was against all au&lt;. ice that lie decided to Legit; iiiisiiv.'ss in it, but before so deciiiin;-1, iie bad satisfied himself that the people were there who would buy, il they thought it worth their while, and that was a reason for the slack ness of trade— the "inflated prices'' charged by the shops. Mr. Whitelev detcnnii-eii to supply tlio best goods at the lowest possible figures, avoid ing middlemen and all mere extrava gances. When he began he had only a little shop, with two girls and an errand boy ; alter a year lie had six teen gi'h; uud two boys, und now his business has extend,., d into seven ty diiieren' departments, with some (i(iOii assistants This success he attributes to his acting on various admirable maxims, notably -tliat fair tra...
The Gazette. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. WITH SUPPLEMENT. The Gisborne Gazette is an Advertising Medium of the Gisborne, Melton, Bulla, Romsey, the Bacchus Marsh Shire Councils FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1915. A GISBORNE POO BAH. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
1/he (la^£ti£. JPUBLISUtD JCVEKK FKIDAS. WITH SUPl'LKAfhLsf~T. (£-2?" The. Qisborne Gazette is an Atlucriisuxj Medium of the Qisborne, Melton, Bulla, Romney, tfc Bacchus Marsh Shire Councils FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1915. A GISBORNE POO BAH. The knowledge that the water has been cut off froui the "Gazette" office since Monday last, might i&ise awk ward questions as to our attitude towards the authorities were it not for the faota which we are about to give. Nearly all the disagreeable, but useful, work in the township is done by a resident named Mr Harry' Macedon liu-sey. who is at once Seoret:>ry of the Water Trust, Inspector of Nuisan ces, Dun Tax Collector, etc. ; in fact, he carries quite a load of little muni cipal billets, for not one of which any special qualification is required, but for the whole of which he gets about £100 per annum, with halt the dog tax thrown in. it is i" connection with the water system that we have come into collision with Mr Harry Mucedon Huss...
Ho Know Himself He Thought. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
Ho Kisc^v IlimBolfHe Thought. Ittakasmore than a knowledge ol aritlimelic sometime to do a "sum in subtraction." "Do you know anything about figures, 'Uncle Rastus ?' " said a merchant to aD applicant for work. "Yes, sah." "Woli, if I were to lend you $5 and fou promined to pay me SI a month, how much would you owe me at the expira tion of three months?" "Five dollars, sah." "I'm afraid you don't know much about figures." "No, aali; but I speos I knows all ibout Unole 'RastuB. Comments and Criticisms Based Upon the Happenings of the JDny—Historical and News Notos. The area of the "West India dooks ii 300 aores. Th23re aro over 40,000 children at tending tho Bohools in London who ar» iuBuffloiently fed. Over 18,000 pupils were flop-ged in the Boston Bohools last year. The Bos ton sohools Beom to be given mostly tc "manual training," It is stated on good authority that ths actories of England, France, Germany, Hid Holland produce about 77,000,005 i>ius daily. But where do they all ...
BULLA SHIRE COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
BULLA SHIRE COUNCIL The ordinary meeting of thp above was held at Sunbury on Monday. Pre sent: Crs. O'Brien (president), Buck ley, Ford, Michie, Starkie and Brani gan. Correspondence. From W. Trewhella, stating he had purchased his property at Bolinda in 3 lots, but the transfer had not yet been made to him. From the Public Works Department ro the audit of 30th Sept., inviting at tention to the remarks of tlie auditor re tho following matters:—(1) Out standing cheques; (2) Arrears of rate; (b) Wiro netting.—Received; informa tion supplied. From Edmiston and O'Neill, .electric i engineers, stating there was a long- ( standing account of £00 4s 9d due to them by the Council.—Received. ■ From the valuer (T. Furphy), ac- ' krwyledging letter 91 ?7 )?.rjd : stnting that he would get the work completed as desired. He enclosed ac count for £10 due.—Received^ ; From the clork of courts, 2os—Coun i cil's share of fines in the Sunbury Court 1 for January.—Received. ! From the Department of Pu...
Old Exception. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
owl Exception. In Atlanta, Ga., there is an old busi" | cess man, with Hnow-white ' bear*} and : hair, whom everybody oalis Old Excep-' j tion. When Sherman's army infested | Atlanta, Sherman issued an order that all non-combative Confederates shouid leave the city within tventj-iour hours. This man, who was a founder, called at Sherman's headquarters. "I want," he Baid, "to remain in Atlanta. I am a business man, and had no hand iu the hostilities." "Didn't you oast guns for tho rebels in your foundry?" Gen. Sherman inquired. "Yes," was the re ply, "I did, but I had to do it. I have large interests here, General, and I wish you would make me an exception; I'd like to stay to look after my prop erty." "Yes," said Sherman, grimly, "I'll make an exception-in your case." The Atlanta man's face brightened, arid he started to leave. . "Orderly," Gen. Sherman called, "I've concluded to make an exception in this man's case. The orderb are .that all citizens shal1 leave Atlanta withiu twent...
BACCHUS MARCH COUNCIL Tuesday, Feb, 9th. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
iBACCHUS 3IAESH COUNCIL Tuesday, Feb, 9th. ';.Ordlu:iV,y meotiup. Present : Cre. 11. F. Cain (President), At. H .Greene, \V. Grant .Morton, J. Wat 6011, P. L'urcell, G. lu. T. Alkexna.de, 'J. G. Wells, J. 'J'. Uurnip, J. A. Brown, I). Kobertson, li. Meikle. .'-Tiio I'rosidcuL moved the Council adjourn o'-'t oi respect to the late Cr. \V. 1L. M'Farlane, who was one of their oldest members, occupying a seat fur over 30 yeans, Also that a letter oi condolence be sent to the family,—Cr. Alkemade seconded.— Carried. The Shire pi Buln Buln asked. for support to request that the Country Roads Board agree to the cost oi . rtaainteuance of main roads for oight months alter completion of contract, "being charged to construction ac count.—Support, grunted, on motion oi President and C-r. Alkemade. The President suid the tip, at DoX~ "b ley was a disgrace. lie moved that Ji it be closed.—Cr. Burnip seconded. ^ '-rCr, Kobertson said all were not .Using the tip, as rubbish was put in hack lanes.—...
HIS PICTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
HIS PICTURE. "I hear you went to the ftTt. photo, c -• grapher's to get your picture taken. How j aid it come out.?" "Badly. It looks eo much like me ! avei-yhody sayo it's hideous."—Tliu • Epoch, AS tlMRRLIABLE WITNESS. Judge—Ale you guilty or not guilty ? Prisoner—Not guilty. Judge (to witness)—How much wns ■ the sto'lea watch woi th ? Witness—Your Honor, it was worth $150. Prisoner (taking tho watch from his pocket)—Thut .shows that he can't lie be lieved. Do y&lt;m think thai, watch is worth $150?—(Jewelers' Weekly. A M AN* OF MEANS. Mrs S'.ucUup— Is this Mr. Slinnv.ivse ■ you have cu^h^im! yourseli toaniuaof means ? Sensi!)l«.f }>sniehi.&lt;'!,"Y'--8, ninthi'i*. He Hjnni's -ill lit1 p;;y«, ;jnt! that'* ibe '.ort of ii husbuml I wii!it.--(Nrc\v Vork Weekly, it a:K'f) TiiEM i)ii*r,:-:i:r,sri..Vi " r.':n oil !i filrikr. a (til [ ne.-'. l.-rend," gatd n f..'-|n'i!l'.:i in n.l>> "Thiit'-i «.»!>!." ri'p: i>! tin: twker, *' W]ii-ii j'ui ou a sttike J nev...
An Educated Bull. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
An Educated Bull. General Dauiel Macauley tells some racy stories about bis life at Greytowu, where lie has been general traffic mana ger for the Nicaragua Canal Company. One relates to au "educated bull." Greytowu has one long street running through it, and scarcely any others, so that everything that goes on in the town may be seen from one end of it, up or down this street, to the other.5^ "The killing of cattle for beef," says General Macauley, "is done at a killing post in ~ the center of the town. The beef cattle are brought in from ranches one, two or three miles away. Sometimes vaqueros bring them in. A rope is tied to the animal's horns and another to his tail. A vaquero will ride in front holding one rope, and another vaquero behind hold ing the other. " This makes a sort of procession, and' as the animals are all wild and mostly ugly and inclined to make trouble there is no end of fun in watching this procession go down the street. But the greatest spectacle is when they ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
THE RELIABLE PHAkMACY. F. DAMYON, CHEMIST - OPTICIAH Recorded by Dental Board of Victoria WOODEN D, AK0 iIi™3KrE'KaK0WAiN's'w" - QUALITY 18 OF FIRST IMPORTANCE. - WE make a Special Feature ot Dispensing,;3and spare no trouble nor expense in this moBt important branoh of Pharmacy. o Send your Prescriptions, they will be forwarded promptly. EYE-SIGHT tested FREE, and glasses accurately fitted, if [required. TEETH extractedTAiNLESsLY. Patent Medicines, fresh, at Reduced Prices. Horse and Cattle Medicines. Orders by Return Mail, Rail, or Coach. Commonwealth JAb Bank of HustraUa HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY ( Aft But* t» op&lt;m for all claws. of GENERAL BANK1NQ BUSINESS it EQUITABLE BUILDING, COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE Aleo at Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Brisbane, Rockhnmpton, Townirills, ud Los-Sex. Cable nmitUncoi made to, and drafts drawn on foreign plaoes direct. Foreign bills negotiated ao4 ' oolleeted. Letters of credit issued to any part ot the world. Bills negotiated...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
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MELBOURNE PIG & DAIRY CATTLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
MELBOURNE PIG & DA1KY CATTLE MAltKET. Best good-i ooditioned stores, 21s to 62; ilips, 11b to 14a; suckers, 5s to 10s - | porkers, heavy weights, 38b to 40a; primB J serviceable weights, 33s to 32a ; light, 27b ' to 30s; baooners, prime, 50a to 58s ; extra |0a to 64a; light, 38s upwaids Baok aatters, extra prime heavy fats, £3 10s to 64; 18b J bulk prime and weighty, £3 to A i roughs, from 30s". Daisy Cattle—Milkers, beBt, £9 15s, to •14; good do., £7 15b to £9 ; others, £5. Jpringers: Best, £7 10s to £8 10; couple, ii) 16b ; good do., L6 10d to L7 5b ; others, Ll; springing heifers, L4 to L5 6b ; few choice forward heifers, L7 10b ; othore, L3 5s o L3 15b. fat co«rs, L6 to L7 5s ; good do,, good do., L4 1Gb to L5 10s; others, 30s up.
COMMERCIAL MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
. COMMERCIAL i I MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK . ^."MARKET. Tuesday Fax Sheep. — Quotations : — Prime lowbred wethers, 17a Od to 18s Od'; good to 16b 9d; prime crossbred ewes, 14s Id to 15b 9d ; good do., 12a 6d to 13s 6d ; jrime merino wethers, 15s 9d to 17s «0d ; good do., 13b 6d to 15b Od. Fat Lambs—Prime sold at from 14a Od ol5«0d; extrii, J6a Od to 18a Od; good, - 9d to ISs Od, iWednesday '/Fat Cattle—2460 yarded Prime bul ooke sold at from £11 0s to £12 10s Od ; extra do., £13 10b to £15 Ob Od ; good do, £8 15b to £10 0s; second and lighter do, 7 0a to £,& Ob ; prime pens of cows, £7 0t to £9 2a; good do, £6 IDs to £7 5s Fat,, Calves—660 penned Prime steers •nd heifers, £4 10s to £5 15s Od; prime oftlves, 45s to 55s ; best small calves, 20s to 32s
AMUSING WAR STORY. How a Pursued Federal Made a Balky Mule Quicken His Pace. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
A.KT7SING ¥AR STOE/7. How; a Pursued Federal fttade a : Bafky Mule Quicken His Pace. Several veterans of the civil were tell ing of their experiences at Rondout, N. Y. One related the following amusing incident; "Our regiment was in camp at Har per's Ferry, and one day a comrade and I secured permission to pay a visit to a farmhbuse some distance away, where we knew there was poultry. "We rode horses" and had some money in our pock ets to'purchase'what chickens and tur keys We desired, for on this occasion we had made up our minds to forego forag ing, but later on circumstances arose that quickly made us forget our good resolu tion. A short distance from the farm house "was a grass field into which we turned our horses to graze at will. We theja proceeded to the residence oa foot, and met the farmer on an' old-fashioned porcli'that ran the whole front of the quaint farmhouse. I told him we had come to bartel for some chickens and' turkeys. This proposition seemed to fire his Souther...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
SHIRE OF MELTON TENDEBS, addressed to the Presi dent, are invited for the undermentioned works:— Contract No 5—For 220 u, yards metal, Station road, Diggers' Under the provisions of the Count1*** Main. Bendigo road. Tenders must be lodged at the Shire Office, Melton, at or before 11 a.m., on Friday, 26th February, 1915. Specifications may be seen attlio Shire Office, Melton. Preliminary deposit, 2i per cent. APPLICATIONS will also be re ceived up to 11 a.m., on Friday, 2fith February, 1915, for' the following positions:— 1—DAYMAN, for the East riding. 2—HOBSE and DBAY work for the East riding. 3—BANG-EE, for the purpose of col lecting fees and impounding stook. 4—COLLECTOE, f jr the purpose oi collecting the Dog Tax. Duties, Bemuneration, and further particulars on application to— GEO. MINNS, Sliu'Q Secretary. Best. Boads Act, 1912. Contract No. 1 (0.v " ' Va1"3' . ■ ir&lt;j.' —For 250 c. metal, "The Gap" Hill, FRIDAY, FEBRUHHY 26, 1915. CLEARING SALE. AT BULLENGAROOK L. H. ...
THE CAMPAIGN IN POLAND [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
THE CAMPAIGN IN POLAND On the Eastern frontier, the r. ad to Warsaw has again been receiving yreat atten tion from the Germans. What is de scribed as the fiercest fighting of tlio war'Jjas taken place in Central Po land, west of Warsaw. It is said tho Germans have never been so pro digal of blood and ammunition as thoy were in this attempt tu reach the Polish capital. No fewer than 600 massed guns were brought to bear by the Germans oil one posi tion, and whole companies of Ger mans were blotted out. The Kaiser seamed determined to capture tho historic city at whatever cost, but apparently his troops are as far from their goal as over, for the lat est accounts state that the Russians have achieved a great victory to the west of the town, and tho enemy has been driven back with tremendous losses. In addition, there has been fierce fighting between the Austro German army and the Russians along the whole front in the • Car pathians. The Russians have shat tered the enemy's resistance a...
WAR NEWS. TUE METHODS OF PIRATES [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
WAR MEWS, & TUE METHODS OF PIKATES Germanj'o threat to make war on the com mtrce of the world is the most in teresting item of wai' iiaWB this week. Great Britain recently deter mined to treat whf-.it for Germany as absolute contraband, for the reaBon that the German Government was taking control of all wheat com ing to the country. In reply, Ger many has announced that after Feb ruary 18 the waters round Great Britain and Ireland will be deemed a militaay area, and all ships found in them will be destroyed, regardless of danger to passengers and crews. In other words, Germany has de clared a blockade of British ports I The declaration, in the circum stances, amounts to broad farce. Ac cording to the rules of international law, a, blockade of a port or ports can only be proclaimed if the Power proclaiming it can make the blockade effective. The idea of Germany cou ducting an effective Mock^ when all she can dn . , I „ irf to send out an oc e.o*1 .-oional submarine by night, ...
A TURKISH FIASCO [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
A TURKISH FIASCO The Turks oannot, of course, remain long inactive, as they are faced'from the outset with the difficulty of obtaining supplies. Owing to the rigid censorship, it will bo difficult to obtain newB while the battle is in progress. The fighting1 already re ported resulted in the Turks being repulsed with 2-100 casualties. The French warships in the Canal ren dered valuable assistance. A former officer of the Egyptian Army, who visited the Turkish camps, states that 90,000 Turks and 20,000 Be douins are in the main camps, 22 miles east of the Salt Lakes, and 11 miles east of Suez, According to the Alexandria correspondent of the "Morning Post," it came as a con siderable surprise that 12,000 of the enemy should have reached the Canal, lacking commissariat and transport. The latest report is to the effect that the Turks have abandoned the idea of attacking the Canal in force
THE SUEZ CANAL [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
THE SUEZ CANAL With the main srruy within 23 miles of fchs Slug Oan&l, and the attacks already l'eported, it is el ear that Germany is delivering her long-threatened blow at Great Britain's. line of communi cation with the East and Australia. Public interest will now bs> focuesed on this Important waterway, which connects the Mediterranean and tin; Hod Seas. The total length of the Canal, which is Bimply a waterway without locks or gateo, is 99 miles, with a width of 121 feet 5 inches. The Canal is not all a cut, aa it passes through 28 miles of lakes. On both sides lies a stretch of desert country. Tho forces of Great awaiting the Turks advancing from the north. The Canal may bo at tacked from the north or south, but the Bedouins in the south are not to te considered, aB tho moat they can attempt 1b a small raid. In the north, howevsr, the eaBe is different, as a miscellaneous force of Turkish regulars, Arabs, and others, led by German officers, have been advancing throu...
CORRESPONDENCE. (We do not necessarily endorse the opinion: expressed by correspondents in this column.—ED. G.G.] BULLA SHIRE COUNCIL. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GAZETTE [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
CORRESPONDENCE (We do not necessarily endorse the opinion: expressed by correspondents in tMe oofumn.—Ed. O.G.] BULLA SHIRE COUNCIL, TO the EDITOR OF the GAZETTE Sir,—It has come to iaiowi^ge that certain s:foments alleged to have beo^ made at a meeting of the Bulla council have been misunderstood by some of the ratepayers, they being under tho impression that some of the books of the shire were two years in arrear, and incorrect. Of course, this could not possibly be so, as tht accounts were fully audited to the 80th September, 1914, and certified to as being correct, whilst Mr Daniel was thanked by the auditor for his attention. [ trust that this letter will be the means of removing any misapprehen sion which might exist, and satisfy the ratepayers that the books were cor rectly written un and satisfactory to the auditor. ■Yours, etc, A. T. COOK Broadmeactawfi, 1 Ifii Fqbwi-^ *91^ M
CRICKET. GISBORNE v MACEDON. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 19 February 1915
CBICKET. GISBOKNE v MACEDOU. The above teams concluded their match on the Island on Saturday last, and that there was keeu interest evinced in the closing stages was avidenced by the large number of spectators who had gathered iu the shade of the willows to wituess what was generally expected would be a jlose finish. These expectations were not, however, realised, for after Gir borne had made 91, thus leaving the visitors 68 runs to get to win, they had only managed to dismiss three of the Macedon batsmen before the re quired number of runs were obtained Macedon thus won the match by eight wiokets. Scott carried his bat for 82. Scores:— GISBORKE. First Innings ... ... .. 67 Second Innings. Oakley, b Phelan... ... ... 16 Chandler, b Russell 9 Gardiner, b Russell 1 Martin, b Phelan... ,,, 1 Cherry, bRussell.,, ... ... 8 McCasbney, l.b.w,, b Russell ... 2 Noonan, not out 26 Roberts, b Phelan 17 Power, b Phelan 7 Johnson, b Phelan ... ... 0 Sundries ... ... 4 Total ... ... ... 91 Bowlin...