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EUROA SHIRE COUNCIL SATURDAY, MAY 9, 1914 New Councillor [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
EURO A 8HIRE COUNCIL SATURDAY, MAY 9, 19 i i •' New Oounfiillor Or. W. Kelly, who has ; been elected a representative of the North riding, vice Cr.A. Ken nedy rcsigned,tobk his seat for the first" time, and was welcomed hy the president; * Correspondence. " Violet Town shire- stated that attention was already being given to the- eradication of stinkwort at the Strathbogie end of the shire. Notices have been served by the inspector, and fur ther action would be taken. H. McBurney, Moglonemby, sought permission to erect tele phone line across various shire roads to connect with his pro perty.—Permission granted. T. II Morgan and others asked that a bridge be placed over the Seven Creeks on tho road lead ing from Dean's corner to Mc Manus—Tenders to be called.* Tenders. Formations, etc., near Gay nor and Kennedy, Molka—-J. Kennedy, £15 10/. Supply and delivery 200 e.yds. gravel, Longwood—Shepparton road.—Dudley" Bros., £35. _ . . Engineer's Report J N. Kelly, C.E., reported as follows:...
MILITARY NOTES. PROSECUTION OF CADETS, ABSENT FROM DRILL. DISOBEDIENCE OF ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
MILITARY NOTES. pr'osegution of cadets, " absent from drill. DISOBEDIENCE OF QRDERS. Richard Howard was proceed ed against at the Court of Petty Sessions 011 Tuesday, by Gap tain R. H. Wcddell, area offi cer, on a charge of absenting himself from compulsory drill on April 29. The defendant plead ed guilty; but said he had been ill. Sargeant-major Hudson said the boy's conduct was generally good. The lad was ordered into the custody of the Sergeant major to complete his drill— four hours. William Vickery Smith was charged wjith disobeying the law fnl'command given by his su perior officer. Captain Weddell stated the facts to be that on April 29, the company was called to attention. Several boys went on talking after'the order was c-ivmi- TIirv were told that was not tho way to come to attention, as well as what was meant by attention. After an interval they were made to aland easy and when the order of "attention" was again Riven, this cadet persisted in talking, thus being guilty of...
QUEER. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
QUEER. The origin of Lhe word "queer" is due to Quin. He bet one hundred pounds, with a nobleman one evening that by the next morning at break fast time there would be a word in most people's mouths that was never heard before. That night, when the theatre closed, he got all the "supers" and others whom he had hired, furnished each with a large lump of chalk, and in structed one and all to go through the prinoipal streets of London and chalk on' the pavement the word "Queer." The next morning people were con founded by the writing on the flags. Some believed It was significant of danger—that a secret enemy was near, and this was his watchword; so the word went around in a' most ama aing way. It might be said to be not "!■ most people's mouths," but in "everybody's mouth." Quin, of course, won the wager.
Our Politeness. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
Our Politeness. An English gentleman at a dinner party sat next to a Frenchwoman. This lady praised her own counn-y Tory highly. Particularly she praised French politeness. "Th» Frenoh," she said, "are the politest people in the •world." Tha gentleman smiled. The other, a little piqued at his smile, said: "You English all admit, don't you, the superiority of French politeness?" The Englishman smiled as he an swered: "Wa do, madam. That is our po liteness.'*
The Wretch. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
The Wretch. "I suppose, Jane, you couldn't think •f going to the matinee in that jhabfcy old hat?" "Oh! you dear man. How thought ful you are. I really couldn't think •f it." "Tea! Just what I thought, 10 I oaly bought one ticket."' Bread is the staff of life and flat tery is the feutter. The proud man in whom self-esteem runs to exceBa is probably among the happiest, for he never doubtB his ca pacity -or worth. But the really able man -who hag a moderate measure of self-esteem, and trie# to lire up to the standard he seta before himself, is more to be enTied. Mes have different (ides for differ ent women.
II. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
Hugh, of course, was much dejected, and he would not deny it. To him it seemed monstrous that they must be sitting there in that busy hotel, cheek by jowl with tourists who had come to see the citadel and to tear orange blossom from" unoffending trees. The stories told of1- Dan Heresford by his American friends were justified be yond cavil. The man was an eccen tric, who shut his doors upon his fel lows when the whim took him, and would not open them even at the call of a woman's honor. It seemed in credible, but it was true. "He must have'got my telegram," he said at the —"it would liav>) been returned to me, surel.v, if he re fused delivery." Mat settled that doubt by sending Legarre immediate ly to the post office. The fellow re turned in ten minutes with the desir ed information. The telegram had been delivered "The nigger man, he got him, mi lord. The peoples at the bureau say, Sir 'Eresford, he is ill/and no mis take. His doctor. Mister Smeeth, ho gone away to America long ...
CHAPTER XVI. At the Rock House. I. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
CHAPTER XVI. At the Rock hfouse. I. It' was just twelve-o'clock on the following morning when the train put them down at the station of Cintra, and tliey passed out to find a car riage "with three springs and a rope," as Mat Michel put it, waiting for them at the door. Here, alBo, was the interpreter whom Elkington obliging ly sent to them—the broth of a man whose speech brought tears to their eyes. There- had been' an early thunder storm down in Lisbon; but the air was glorious here upon the hoigbt, and ss redolent of sweet perfumes that they might have been set &lt;lown suddenly in an Oriental garden. Per fume of orange and lemon trees, of roses which made a bower of every house, of great gardenias and flower ing shrubs—rocks which v. ere hidden by blossoms, a vista of mountain and of sea beautiful beyond imagination, justified in an Instant all that had been said of this incomparable re treat. And dominating all upon the proud crest was the oid palace of-the A'"-yish king...
III. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
ni. They watched their guest ashore, and then fell to the discussion of a plan. Hugh had already dispatched :t telegram to Heresford, and ho paced the deck impatiently as though a re ply must reach him before he slept. George Hedges, a little frightened bj' the night air, and quite- without an eye for the beauties of Lisbon as the darkness revealed them, said that he did. not believe a word of what he had heard, and that the morning .would justify him. "If the man has any conscience at all, he will see you," said he. "Let ua all go to bed and sleep upon it— quite assured that we shall laugh at our credulity. My dear Hugh, is it either possible or probable that. the man who proved himself so good a friend to Lady St. Denys in the hour of her necessity, will .now try to con vince us that he is a scoundrel? I say that it is preposterous—absolutely pre posterous. There is no other word in th language." "Except the Portuguese for whisky and soda," said Mat, as a sudden freshet of hope ca...
NORTH MOOROOPNA. TENNIS BALL. DEBATING SOCIETY, FARMERS' OUTLOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
NORTH MOOriOOPNA. TENNIS BALL. DEBATING SOCIETY, FARMERS' OUTl.OOK. The recent ball held by Hie Mooroopna North Tennis'Club in (he Aidmona hall w«s a finan cial success, the net profit being over As the club is now in a good financial position, the committee decided to hand over half the proceeds to"-the Moo roopna North State-school committee, in -recognition of the courtesy always shown by that body, and by Mr and Mrs Rowe to the club on all occasions. The secondiineetirig of the de bating society was held on Sal urday^night last, there being a very good attendance of mem bers. As was. anticipated the de bate, which was on the much discussed subject of Preference to Unionists, proved very inter esting. In the unavoidable ab sence of Mr. J. Thompson, Mr S. Meaklim was appointed judge, and after listening to some very .capable arguments on both sides gave his decision in favor of Mr Dayis' team, who were agai.nst granting Preference to Unionists Mr C. Dealy very capably led the affi...
KARRAMOMUS INTERESTING WEATHER PARAGRAPH. PREVALENCE OF MEASLES. HORSES FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
KARRAMOMUS INTERESTING WEATHER PARAGRAPH. PREVALENCE OF MEASLES. HORSES FOR WESTERN AUS TRALIA. I The continued dry sp»ell of weather is taking much effect on [the grass, which, after the pre vious fall of rain ,shot up %ice and green; but is withering away very much should not rain fall shortly. There will be rather a shortage of growth for the win ter, although, so. far, there is very fair feed for sheep. Plough ing is being pushed on with, Dut in some places the ground is becoming very hard, which ne cessitates more work in prepar ing for the seed. Fallow land, which has been sown since the rain is showing nicely. That which is being sown now on stubblo ground will not germi nate until rain falls, the ground being too, dry. The locality near Moglonemby and Rigg'a Creek has been favored with a heavier fall of rain than this part. The grass is Very much greener, all the paddocks presenting a green appearance. The herbage is of sufficient length for all stock. Lambing * has commence...
CANIAMBO WEST. EUCHRE PARTY AND SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
" GANIAMBO. WEST. EUCHRE PARTY AND SOCIAL. The football club's euchre party and social took place at the hall Kialla East, on the evening of Friday, May 8, and was a great success, socially and financially. Euchre was indulged in for a couple of hours, Mr J. Patter son securing the highest number of games among the gentlemen and Miss Murray the highest amongst the ladies. Refresh ments of the high quality so characteristic of the Kialla gatherings were then partaken of, after which dancing was in dulged in, music being supplied bx Messre Harrington, Paterson. Gawne and Guinlan. Mr Will Gaffey. officiated as M.C., and amongst others, who worked hard to ensure a successful evening, the efforts of Messrs J. Gourlay, M. Gaily,.R. Gawne, J. W. and Thos. Cahill, were par ticularly praiseworthy and de served the success that attended it. The efforts of a large num ber of lady sympathisers of the club and well-wishers, also de served mention, especially in connection with the refresh ments ...
Leila and Her Lover. Published by Arrangement-with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., London and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) II. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
Leila and Her Lover. By MAX PEMBERTON. ' Published by Arrangement-with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., London and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) II. Here it may be said that very defin ite news of tlie missing man had car ried these pilgrims to Lisbon. Not only did Patty's American friend as sure her that letters to Don Heres lord were being addressed to the post office in the city, but the detectives whom Hugh employed brought unim peachable evidence of his having been • seen at the theatre at the very time when Leila had gone into Scotland. That Heresford was just tlio man to be attracted by the Portuguese revo lution, and to wish to see it out, all agreed. He would have gone there in the spirit of the true adventurer; and nothing should be easier than .to find him in a country where every stranger was suspect, and none really welcome to the revolutionaries. Mat Michel had taken a bold course in all this, and he never doubted that it would succeed. "We have only to ask the American Consul ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
| SATISFACTION IN CLOTHES YOU GE-T IT HERE AT WARDROP'O Premier Tailoring Establish ment. SUITS full of charne(i,r: sui'8 (hat mark the wearer as a """J most particular in n»nllprs •» dress, such are WARDROP'S TAII.ORF.l") SHITS. Our Representative (M[V p?'; Thomas) visits this district every two months. WARDROP, The Quality Tailor. 8MITH ST.f COLLINOWOOD.
DOOKIE. THE WEATHER. ELECTORAL PROSECUTIONS RECORD STOCK PRICES RAILWAY EXTENSION DISTRICT FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
dookee THE WEATHER. ELECTORAL PROSECUTIONS RECORD STOCK PIUGES RAILWAYEXTENSION DISTRICT FOOTBALL ASSn CIATIOIY. S&0 After a further spell of dry weather, a bountiful rain set in •here early on Wednesday morn ling and continued well up to 8 o'clock. Altogether 115 points have been registered which win 1 have a most beneficial effect on | the crops and grass. Large quan titles of wheat and oats havo been sown, many of which are well up and further moisture was badly needed. This rain has been anxiously looked for by tlm farmers and fears have been csnsiderably allayed. In i;asi>s tanks have benefited, bill hcaw rains are needed to n-|>l&lt;-msii dams. Farmers are still oblige to carl water for stock riun>u,si-x Many adults, wbn liavi; at. tained the age of 21 yt.-aiv, «vi. Idently have not been aroused lo Ithe sense of re.stJou.-ibilUi&lt;-s in I connection with the Cmimiiimu. 1 wealth electoral mil- i,. in a week or so it is uiiU>.'iastoi»] some 9...
UNDERA. PLEASING CHANGE IN WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
UNDERA. PLEASING CHANGE IN WEATHER. Quito a nice fall of rain occur red hero on Tuesday evening and continued till morning. At 9 o'clock on Wednesday morning 1 i5 points wore registered. Yes terday, In some places, where, the dust followed the drill this mornine water is lying. Though the outlook was very serious to young crops that \yere just ap pearing through the ground, this raiq will givo the farmers no cause for fear. Most of them who contend thai early cropping is the more profitable are again rewarded lhis year by having ! most of their sowing done, and thereby have caught this llrst rain. The Uudera school committee are holding their usual monthly .meeting, when questions for the welfare of the school will h&lt;? dis cussed.
VIOLET TOWN SHIRE COUNCIL MONDAY, MAY 11. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
VIOLET TOWN SHIRE COUNCIL I MONDAY, MAY 11. The president welcomed Cr. Heqqleraon ibaak after. his .recent illness, saying that he expressed the views of all present in ex tending him.a hearty welcome, and,their desire to see him well und strong again ;soon. • Gr, Henderson thanked coun cillors for their wishes and. sym pathy during .hisiillness, and for their welcome. | Correspondence. Public Works department sta j ted that owing to the large de [ mand for Pentriage netting the j stocks on hand had become ex- | Ihausted, and it would be some time'before large supplies could be made, and requesting that the I council would bring it under the | notice of landholders. There was, however, a large quantity I of English material. A grade, nrsi quaiuy on ijana, ana sup-i plies could; be had immediately. Viz., 42.x 17 x li at £23 per mile —Received. A* Tamleuglh West. reported that, a large green tree had been fallen on the ,.N. and S. u0aJVr-.,etween his property and H. Wilkinson's on Sun...
SHEPPARTON JUNIOR FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
SHEPPARTON JUNIOR FOOT BALL ASSOCIATION. The annual meeting of the Shepparton and District Jurfior Football Association was held at Nolan's Criterion Hotel on Tues day, May 12. The president (Mr \V A. M'Kinhon) was in the chair There were also present: Messrs H. Burns and T. Malioney (Im perials) A, Maskell and \V. Cop ptin (Grahamvale); J, Millerick (Kialla); Paterson and Taylor (Workers' United), aiid.the sec retary (M. M'Pherson). Applications for Admission. Four applications were recei ved from Caniambo, Can'iambo West, Silver Stars (Shepparton) and Arcadia Clubs, asking ad mission to the association. - At the . outset. Mr. Millerick (Kialla; said that he did not think their club could form,, but after a good deal of persuasion, lie decided to persevere with the players and try and keep the club going. Mr Maskell (Grahamvale) said that they had definite instruc tions from their club to oppose the inclusion of both Caniambo clubs and Arcadia. They were at a great disadvantage as ...
DISTRICT NEWS. BUNBARTHA. ST. JOHN'S TEA AND CONCERT. A CROWDED FUNCTION. VISITORS FROM ALL PARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
I' DISTRICT NCW8.7 ! I ■■ / I ' ,BUNBARTHA. ST. JOHN'S ^EA AND CONCERT. A CROWDED FUNCTION. VISITORS FROM ALL PARTS. I 'The little "way back" church of St. John's, was o.n Wednesday evening last, the centre £>f gnjat activity; the tea and con ceit seeming to act as a magnet 'to the majority of the people re siding within a radius of 5 or ■ six miles, while many whose 'homes are outside the- circle [were evidently attracted to the ,centre. The advertised time for I the tea and concert was 6.30, but 'before the half-hour had struck | visitors began to arrive from all directions, and it was not long before a crowd of at least 150 had assembled, quite pre pared for the first event. The open doors revealed a taste fully arranged room, the tables being practically loaded with flowers, some of the choicest blooms obtainable in the district Nor was this all. Filling up the vacant places between the bou quets was an abundance of deli cacies, tho variety being such, that even the most fast...
SHEPPARTON MARKETS. Cattle. Tuesday, May 12. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
8HEPPART0N NIARKET8. Cattle. Tuesday, May 12. A Iigrht yarding o fcattle to a moderate attnedance of buyers, prices Arm,.. but very draggy for all,classes of cattle offering, : buyers being shy to operate at late high figures. Total yarding, 408 head, including a short yar ding of fat cattle, vid., 88 head; Quotations—Good bullocks of medium weight £12 to £14: me- . dium, do., £9 12/0 ,Lo £11 5/; green steers. £7 2/6 to £8 10/; : good cows, £9 7/6 to £10 12/0; ! medium do., £7 7/6 to £8 15/; 1 fair quality soj'ls £5 10/.to £6 15/; inferior rough saris, £3 1.0/ to £4 15/-; good light-weight, heifers, £5 5/ to £5 15/; small heifers, £3 15/ t0 £4 12/6; . vealers from 31/ do 46/; bulls for trucking, £5 5/ to £10 10/ ; for exceptionally prime beasts. Store cattle.—No bullocks of fering. Store cows, fresh con dition, £3 4/ to £4 5/; heifers, 2 and 3 year old, in lines of 30 odd, £3 9/6 to. £3 12/: . 20 mos. old heifers 48/ to 52/6; young steers nd heifers, 38/ to 43/; poddies, 21/ to 28/;...
HAND OVER PARADE. THE 1914 CEREMONY. TO BE MADE IMPRESSIVE. PROCESSION AND MILITARY SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton News — 14 May 1914
HAND OVER PARADE. THE 1914 CEREMONY. TO.BE MADE IMPRESSIVE." PROCESSION AND MILITARY SPORTS. A public meeting, convened by Captain R. H. Weddell, area offi cer, was held on Monday night, at the shire hall . There was arily a limited attendance and Captain Weddell presided. The chairman briefly referred to the objects of the gathering, and stated tha:t various heads of the horse and foot forces had 'suggested that a-compulsory pa rade be held sometime in Aug ust. From a Light Horse point of view it was thought the show grounds would be the best for the pui'pose. He considered thero should be sports for each branch of the service. He was very favorably impressed with the idea of forming- a citizens' committee" so that the movement would bo more comprehensive, and by thht means the active interest of the citizens could be secured. Sergeant Major Hudson apo logised for the absence of Capt. J. Kendall . (army veterinary corps), Mr. A. H.- Wale and Mr. W. M'. Abernethy. Quartermaster Serg...