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WARNING TO MOTORISTS AND DRIVERS OF VEHICLES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
WARNING-TO MOTORISTS AND DRIVERS OFVEIIICLES,' At tlio Woeribee Police Court yesterday before Dr. Manly (chair man), and Mesers James aBrowne: and 1. WaVil, J's P. the Irst prose cution was heard and determined under a" regulation of toe shire of .Wd'rribee:cdealing with traffic on the Wyndham bridge. Mr. Croft appeared for the informant :"o pro secute. The defendant did not ap pear,-but sent in a.: etter to the court admitting the offe.n?ce. From the evidence it appears that the' shire council in the year 1898 passed a :egulation" as follows: "No persoil jltll with any carriage, cart, or oth?or c" ehi`le, break out of the line .of :.tir4fl or pass by any :otherý: vehicle; cro?ailg . over; -.,th Wyndbam bridge eiiher in :iidh same or.ini the op;posite 'directior.;" and thatu this was actually the first ..prosecution dndor the same as the regulation had been- strictly observed by 'the residents aiid- others. On the 9th day of May last the defen dant, whiles in'charge 'of i motor car,...
"HIS NATURAL LIFE." [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
"HIS NATURAL LIFE." ". His Natural LIfe" (illustrated), Ilieo only complete an? ' original text of Marcus Cltrke's famous Austra lian story, is a" feature of the June issue of " The Austranlia Journal," which is a nolable exama'ple of Ihe general improvements in Australian publicationl, both as to tilt istic and. literary' excellnceo.' The first in. slalm4ntl of-this vivid story of the ponviuqt, days ..ogfViotorla opens in this iesno. A4lso, il the serial sec: "ttonis tile . commenheilent of a .stlart.itnd attractive novel; tentitled. ''Philip Steele," a lile;tsilg roltuncee of'tilie noirth-west frontier. Among novels to libe Inclnded in the neat future "is-.an Australian work from the peol of HeLry O'Donnell. Anotheir novel and pleasing fea ture is the gratuitous isauo of Gor don's. coppright poems-, a complete .vrttinn in nmonthly parts with rtrlls. tic Illuetrations, the Jlnoe issue con tailing the " Roll of the .~ettle drum. " .The. short stories are, :las usual,; excellent as t...
PEARSON, ROWE, SMITH & CO'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
PEARSON,. ROWE. SMITEI & CO'S E??PO/ti', Messrs Pearson, Ilowo, Smithi:.and Co; sold:-717 emerinb, Livingston and Johnston, Ultima; 300 meridno- ewu. Rae Blros.?,Lathotra to 15/1, avor 14/2; 327 orbssbrcd, Mrs. Macleod; wothe'rs 17/1 and 17/, . ewes 17/3 nsi 17/1 31 crossbred and me rinoo T.e1:B. Loft, Melton, to 12/.; 301 comeback, Anlgus S. Reid, Kilnodret, at 19/,i 18/; 299 crossbred." H. bA. oochi;.Kooringal, wethers 16/3 " and 18/11, os 18/ and 17/6 few 10/4; 272 merino, Bolindan to 17/8rs 200 com back ewes, Stuart Reid, t'odington, to 1/7, averaging 15/3; 191, Mtss Henty, Mrier Donse C6omeback wbthors at 20/10; crossbred owes 181; 120 W. C. rumley, Springfcld, crossbredl 19/3, merino 17/11 ned 1a01; 110' merino, J1c. RaIl Little irqer, 1I/11 and 14/:. 10. cross/ired and ocrino oewe; J. B. ljorkitscn Mayfield, o' 10/06 108 me rino, P. 1?yIn,?.,Wcrribee, to t7/0; 107, Jer. Scott, Springfiecld, crossbred owes to 19/0,.2-tooth at 17)6; 100 crosebred rwes, .,,:. -.., Lawior...
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
DENSLEY-& JOHNSTO N'S' ItIPORT At Neimnarko stThesda yMoosrs Donlsley.nd Johnd:oul.old-Fat Slleep wetherrs--107 luoriid, 1. R. dlibortson, Laverton; 101, John IRobinson, Laver. ton to 17/6 avg 160 (Ounrino) ; 100 cross. bred and colobnck, F. Young, Woodlands Echues, formerat 20/11 latter at 18/10; 28 crosabred from Mount Coitorill; i crossbred, \Vn.A. HIannulll, Fairfield, Greoenale, at 10/0; 1. comnobak, It. Peacock. TIrnleit at 17/. ]Ewo : 2:51 crossbred, W\Vm, A. Ilnlm ill, Fa: fi01, Oreenvale, to 21/0 avg 18/4; 00 mI.rino, E. Leo, Witham, Clyde at -10/6; 1J1 comeback and lmerino, I. Poeao ek, Tar noit to 15/0 avg 14/1 ; 9 minorino, -It. It. lRobertson Elleralie Laverton : 74 come. 'back andl tuorino, W. Harrisont, Tarneli:, to 18/4; 60 comeback and marino, froml Mount Cotterill, Fa',it lambs: 212, S. Weekly, Koroop ; .188, .Wm A. Huuimill, Fairfield, Grecnvale to 1l/7 avg 14/1,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
'Undidr a sproeadiig zuatlplacc, Before a flro Io eat, " Hit large pad brow badn many a oreaeo, Ha sneeea~d td ooughod cud opal, "_ Slad he, ".,I cannot boar. this pailn I must have 'a subduer," And iuw Iho's up and out agaig ('Twos Woods''roat Poppcrmlnlturs HOOPER & CO., FOR -TATLOj NG CSTUMES, &c We aim at COlA?i)ip`tO attatctIOn to our. UoLitlemen? Cus tozzibri, all&lt;onr mateari ito C thei Higlihest Order, Our New Rate jut. vi are .ort : r inseti. LADIES' AIORED iSTJMES These welhav'e raIsed -o ahigh level. : We cainclaim an experi encea ii- tlih costules we produce cofrect in every dqttail a.- nd right jinprice. SEND"FOR PATTERNS & SELF MEASUREMENT FORMS *AI P FA4-TION GTJAIIAt-NT ElD. J H ;.HCOOPERi& CO.. 87.1 BARLK ,Y STREET5 SOOTSCRAY. t;o wea tb i~lki of ittstraha Srm ein opn for.e the transation ofl onerJl Bankin uine-l s thmlghoulo t Austml New south Wasles-Sydney and Canberrae vietolA-5TMel?lle. Quoonsland--?r5sbane sad T onasall...
EDUCATION OF THE VOTER. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
EDUCATION OF THE VOTER. One of the gratifying features of the political battle jnastfought to a finish .is that a large number of young men took an active part in opposing the Referenda proposals. .They had'no personal end to serve, for they were so many that few, of .them have the slightest chance of being candidates in the future, They organized the Liberal Speak. erse' -Association, :nd under its auspices they qualified. themselves thoroughly for the task they have undertiaken, devoting the leisure of many montih to the study of the various issties. Almost without exception the men ing?iestion were amazed by ti%ýpolltlcal lgnoralie of the elect. era, That ignorance was not peculiar ,to .town. or' country, to any:eection of the community, rich or. poor,; many professional men end society women showed them selves as ill versed in the history and meaning of the Constitution, in the i!oings of Federal and State legis. lators, as were the majority of. the artisans and laborers- whbo a...
THE ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 5 June 1913
I7. -THE ELECTIONS., The inclement weather' last Saturday favored the Labor can ,didates. . The Laborite, to his :credit;, makes every: effort to record' is vote, while many, too many in fact, Liberals are in different, and the weather -on the, above" date was a good excuse.for not"going to thhe poll. However, there were seifficient progressive Liberals, who recorded their votes, 'to oust the Labor Government.' In Werri bee excitement -ran . high at times, although the weather was too bleak and cold to raise a stirring argument. - In the morn ing. the ::voting: .wasitfBirly quiet, .but "a, change, came, ;o'er 'the scene"after'luncheon. ·=Frsom about- two o'clocklup to , five; the polling booth was crowded, and. the returning officer,, his assistants,- and the, scrutineers were kept busy. The latest returns, yet incom-. plete, disclose the fact that Mr. Kendall, the Liberal candidate, is certain to win the seat, his majority now being 1024.. In the evening between .nine and. twelve o...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 12 June 1913
Genius beglns great works ; labour alone inilshcs -them.-Joubcrt; Ile merry ; you have a cause, So have we all, of joy. -Shakospeare. There are few. things that would do more for the sweetening of dolly life at home than a regard for punctlll ous courtesy there.--"Christian Seti cnce Monitor." Old Gentleman (emerging from Sa loon Blr) : "Can you tell. me, m' good man, whether that's the shun )r the moon shining ?' Navvy (from tho "Pub."): "Can't lay, ehir, I'm a stranger to these, parta.'! 77
THE ART OF MARKSMANSHIP. SOME SHOOTING TIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 12 June 1913
IHE ART OF MARKSMANSHIP. - - -- ?- SOME SHOOTING TIPS. Perhaps one of the greatest diflicul ties for the novice to overcome in rifle shooting lies in focussing the eye in aiming. I It is rather strange that the ques tion is not taken up a little more widely, secing how important it is. Anyone with a knowledge of optics knows that simultaneously to focus one's eyesight on three objects at once, when they are at vanrlous dis tnnccs away, and to obtain a clear definition of each object, is an impos sibility. And yet, because a man cannot clearly see at the same time the back sight and foresight of his rifle, and J the object he Is aiming at, he is apt s to imagine his eyesight is faulty. l Now, as one of the three things must appear somewhat indistinctly I while aiming, it is well to know how e to use the eyesight to get the best possible result. d Proceed as follows Place the rifle in tho.__shouler _in.___. a lle us? na iil i -lostaon"- t a-. t member that the farther barc your a- imi...
THE DEVIL AND THE NATURALIST. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 12 June 1913
THE DEVIL AND THE NATURAL 1ST. A story is told of the great French naturalist, Cuvier, which illustrates the general conclusion, to the effect that animals with both horns and hoofs do not possess dog-teeth (or only small ones), and are herbivor ous. It is statetl that on one occa sion, when Cuvier was ill and fever ish at night, he was visitel (in his dreams) by no less a personage than his Satanic majesty. "Cuvier I" said that potentate, showing a row ' of gleaming white teeth, "it is pall over with you. I am going to kill antd cat yoell." Dut hero Cuvier's great knowledge of animal structure and habit came to his aid, and lihe retorted : "That is nionsense. Look at your hoofs anld your horns. You are not a carnivor. You hatve no canine teeth. You fhave not even a tooth of any kind in the front part of your ipper jaw. You sire herbivorous. You sim ply cannot do it." Nevertheless the Evil One appearedt to be in no degree abashed, and, with Ills well-known aptitude for quroting the ...
A GENTLEMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 12 June 1913
A GENTLEMAN. Perhaps a gentleman is a rarer man than some of us think for. Which of us can point out many such in his circle, men whose aims are generous, whose truth is constant, anti not only constant in its kind, but eleva ted in its degree whose want of manners makes them simple, who can look the world honestly in the face, with. the equal manly sympathy for the great and small.?' - , . We all know a hundrol 'whose coatsa ara well made, and a score who have' cxcellent manners, anod one or two happy beings who are what they call in the Inner circles, anl have shot in to the very centre and bull's-eye of fashlon ; but of gentlemen, how many ? Let eus take a little scrap of paper and each make out his list.-Tlhaeko ray.
WHEN WE MUST DIE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 12 June 1913
WHEN WE MUST'DIE. In the long watches of the winter night, when one has awoke from sOme evil dream, and lies sleepless and ter rifled with the solemn paull of dark ness around one-in such still, dead times only, lying as in the silence of the tomb, one reallses that some day we shall lie in that bed and not think at all : that the time will soon come when we must die. Oar preachers remind us of this often enough, but we cannot realize it in I pew in broad daylight. You must wake in thle middle of the night to do that, and face the thought like a man--that it will come, and come to ninety-nine in a hundred of us, not in a maddening clatter cf mus ketry as the day is won . or in carry ing a line to a strandled ship, or In sulch glorious times, when the soul has mastery over the beod) ; but in bed, by slow degrees. It is in darkness and El'ence only that we realise this ; and then let us lhpe that we humbly remember that death has been conquered for oIs, and that, in spite of our unwor...
COURSING CONQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 12 June 1913
COURSING CONQIUEST. MIessrs Stuckey Bros., of Fly?nn's Creooek, have added another vicidry to their already long list of succesges on the coursing field by winning the Victorian Derby, of 32 dog puppies at £3 3s apiece, at Geolong, with COnptain Wood wvho is by Full Capthin from Goodwod .Lass. 1He ranall his courses infi?ishied fashion. The first two he wa'n with the greatest comfort, and I'as a red hot favorite (. to 1 on) for.r his next course, in which he was drawn against Burnuanm. Handling 'ai racing race in artistic fashion he-led his opponent by two cleitr lengths, and-amassed a formidable score. before Burnamsa.got in.' The' fa vorito was in PORes , e.0q Y and was a hollow winner when eptis" bade them adieu at covect. Ini thel doeciding course, between CaptPain Wood anld First Blood, the former, after a great race reached his" hare four lengtlhs ahead, and came round smartly for the.next turn, when First Blood took possgesion 'for two strong pointe. Aftetlo wice exchang ing,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 12 June 1913
Blow, blow, thou wintri!wild?, Blow all you know Rllai, hIail or snow, Yod muny bo moot unkitdl Reallly I do not mind, 1 lor I'm hiumnno-s~turo I trko Woodo' Popp'nmint Cureo, Loeavlng ill holth bohhiua HOOPER & Co., FOR TA.ILORING GOSTUMES, &c We aim at 'Complete Satistitsfctio to ounr.&ietlemen Os. tomers, all our materials areof the Highest Order~ : - Our New Roanges just arriving are-g"orth: yoorr- inspetiulo LADIES' TAILOREIY COSTUME These we havl raised to ihigh level. -- We can claiim an experi"". ence and the coatumes we produce correct in .overy. detaliil : and right in price. - SEND FOR 'PATTERNS & SELF ;MEASURIRIMENT FORTi `' sATrS F.A ClION GlP ,ITA- LA r T 31J ' J. HV.HOO P8ER& 8 4-l5 BARELY STREET8, Coiiimonwealtb M3anh o Ltiif ? t''/ia'Yf Branchos ae open for the trans.aoton of Genera Banking Business throughout Autsrila Mew Sonth Waeop sSydney nd Csmltmrr. Victorea-iielboume. Quensland--?on .i ib?s srn ?otnlville. oruth Austora...
FOX TERRIER COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 12 June 1913
FOX TERRIER COURSI The meeting of the Wecrbee fox terrier club held on Metry last was a great success in poent of entries and attendance. The following are the res ts : LOCAL STAKE. First prize, trophy, donated by? bs. D. Shields, Camp Hotel, Watttol street, Werribee. First Round.-J. Chamberlni 's Mick D. beat H. Tainton's Dodger Boy ; T. King's Bluff beat F. Chaisborlain'e Rowdy; A. Miller's Dodger Pearl beat P. Dowling's Rose ;J. Boasley's Gip beat F. Conron's Fiddler; II. Wood's Nipper beat A. liller's Queen's Delight; \V. Thompson'e Dadger's Pride beat G. Millers' Budettt; IL.Guilfoj'e Spot beat J. King's lShlrp ; A.' Miller's Gentle V-. Taylor' Dodgero', hea J.':Sheohauls Dodger II. Second Round.-Bluff bent Mick D; Dbdger Pearl boat Gip; Dodger's Pride boat Nipper; Spot. beat Gentle Touch; Dodger, a bye. Third Round. Dodger's Pearl beat Bluff ; Dodgbr beat Dodger's Pride ; Spot abye. . Fourth Rcund.-Dodger boat Spot ; Dodger's Pearl, a bye. Final.-Dodgor, 1; Dodger Pearl, 2; Sp...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 12 June 1913
RIFLE NOTES. The third stage of the V.R.A. Aodal.. was fired at the Werriboo range ,on Saturday 'last. Best scores, B. IMorrow, 70; J. Shaw, 68S; A Urie,. 67; 0. . Boernhardt, 66 ; Wills,. 6; H. M'Murray, 64. Aggregato for three shots: Morrow, 70,7, 707 ('otal,-210.. A. :res, 1. ;? totarto- .'rr:w ?tiugi ta j ireV; oodiuWiner, TUren wins the ai edhl. B:. Morrow won the 21 union medal. :O: Monday last the Melbouine iifle', club visited Werribee and dcfeateid the local teamn by' eight points..
THE STRATCH LOT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 12 June 1913
'T?E S'I'tATCII LOT. D)uring the South African Wanr, very enrly one morning, a small party of is got fairly and squarely mlxed up with some lDoers. Following on a sharp twenty-four hours' trek, we wormed our way, under cover of a very foggy night, right into the nest of our tired olees and "got one in" when it was not expected .... The chief, on his subsequent visit, said we had done "very well," which pleased us much. Undoubtedly, as a technical and military detail, our achievement was quite good, thanks to some of our of ficers, who, by the way, got censured for their share. But that's war, all over. for about a second while he was speaking to us, though some said it wans not a smile at all. However, I am sure it was, and I think that he knew full well that our corps was a scratch lot of barbers, schoolmasters, Piano-tuners, and worse, and this thought tickled and pleased him.-The "Yachting Month ly.,
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 12 June 1913
DBNSLEY & JOIINSTON'S 'REPORT At Newmarkot oa o Tuesday Moesrs Donaleyand Johnston sold--Ft Sheep \Vothcrs : 400 crossbred from the Metro. politan Farmr, Werribee, at 19s ; 841 msorino, from Gum Swamp Road, to 19O 44, avg iSo 1d ; 801 crossbred and come back, James A. Troup, Tou0. lo, to 24s, avg 18s ; 257 crossbred from Coreo, N.S.W., to 20s 24, avg Is ; 227 merino, Isaac Robinson, Melton, 15s Od ; 211 marino, A. Cameoron, Laverton ; 100 umerino, E. Missen, Roelbauk ; 88 moe. rino,-Georgo Peel, Milno's Bridlge, to 21s ld, avg 20s 8d ; outside on the property, 000 prime crossbred wethcre for the Metropolitan Farm, Worribcoo. Ewes 180 orossbrcd, comeback nd mnorino, W. J. Troup, Werriboo; 120 crossbred and comeback, 11. Joneacol, Turncit at 18s d0 and 12s respectively ; 98 merino, \V. T. M.brcay, WVerribee, to 15s 9d, avg 12; id ; 50? crossbred and comeback, Geo. Pool, Milno's Bridge, to 18s Od; avg 17? Od ; 55 moeino, T. G. Misscn, Rockbank, to 12., avg 11 04d; 51 orossbred ...
Copyright. SQUIRE JOHN. A NARRATIVE OF STIRRING ADVENTURE. PART 13. CHAPTER XXV. "DOLCE FAR NIENTE." [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 12 June 1913
Oopyrigbht 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 13. CHAPTER XXV. "DOLCE FAR NIENTE." Again they are in the city of the Captain-General, the life and pulse of Cuba. Their flitting has been be tween two days, as it were, but very strange things have happened to our little party during those hours. Travers is satistled. Why should he not be, since Fortune has been sa kind with regard to his individual case. He has been enabled to take a prominent part in not only saving Jessie from participation in the wreck succeeding the explosion of the dynamite bomb, but lihas also behav ed creditably in the subsetquent series of desperate adventures which tit lo the lot cl the strcanded car's defenil ers. And come hopeful little spirit deep down in his heart bids him no longer despair-tells him great progress has been made in the task of winning this bonnie lassie's regard, and urges h...