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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 9 July 1914
cfr~ml u 1 w/a1' t mod, fR0"B*U*R WELSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST. FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. SThe Welsbach S Air Gas Ma Schine is so sim pie that a child can work it with impunity, Suitable for Lighting, Heat ing and Cook ing. We guar antee satisfac -tion with all our Machines, and to prove this we will put a machine in for one month free of charge, and if not suit able, will remove same free of all cost to you.. Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, '-80 TA)NSD&TB lT.. MTIOTTRN-. APail o Wa_ SFOR WASHING-UP' Your BREAKFAST, DINNER, and TEA SERVICES, KNIVES, FORKS; and SPOONS, can-at a very trl. fling cost,-be speedily and thor oughly washed with HUDSON'S Soap,. One tablespa nful of HUDSON S put into the Washingup Bowl makes China, Knives, Forks and Spoons scrupulously clean and sweet. Absolute cleanliness in Pots, Saucepans, and all Cooking Utensils, secured by the daily use of HUDSON'S. Poworful, Easy' and Safe! tO IN V ? NTORS PATENTS...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 9 July 1914
PH~ENIX ASSURANCE C0. LTD_ ES TD. 1782. W9RKEES' CGIAPEnSATION. -FIRE. ACýIDET. AENT WlAJTED. !±4-61- 47i BýUFKEST., DJAtCETT & CO LT_'. AC T Export Turkeys Ems- 3`- -_a A? 3 s'-: Cý. PITr'S POiSOE D WH~EAT. - C ~-&B CIB 7 II~~; ?S C'~TZP~ __ * l? V !' "c CLOSER. SETTLEMENT FARM ALLOTMENTS Application is invited for Farming Areas on the Undermentioned Estates estate- StertcL No. of Allotmen*, A iab2 - Nerrn Nerrn Sree-tham 6 1 Su'table for wnee: PEnCo E&hca *2 . gowing 'dL _ Marathon, Willow Gr. Echaca 2 j farming. Crana yea 3 Aflambee Yarragon 16 Saitab'e for da.y.nz Bona Vista Warragoi &aZd mized farming. Kilmany Park Sale 11 Da?.iring gad Boledsle Maifra 12 i Beet G-"-win,. Alotmente anitable for Agriealtnral Laborers', Wor'men's and Clerks' Homes ere aailable as tnder:- - . Agrlcultnral Laborers--Allambee Estate, 2 allotments. Workmen's Homes, Bona Vista, 3 allotments. All Crown grants which may be Issued to the les.et at the c d of any half-year ...
A Quiet Reminder. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 9 July 1914
A Quiet Reminder. "Weel, weel," said a bailie to the assessor, when a youth was brought up before him for some trifling offence, "ye ken we maunna be ower hard on the puir fallow! We were laddies aince oorsels, and I suppose I was as big a fule as ony o' them when I was young." "And you're not an old man yet, bailie!" remarked the assessor blaid ly...
STRANGE LEGACIES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 9 July 1914
STRANGE LEGACIES. Many cases are on record of singu lar bequests.. Some years ago in New Orleans there died a wealthy old man who had, been noted for his shrewd ness in blsiness matters. One of the bequests in his long will was a hair brush that lie had used for many years. This. brush he gave to a ne phew ,with the proviso that the brush shotild be kept in the family vault one month out of twelve and in a mahog any box. The, acceptance of the bruish'meant that the nephew was to ltlerit 'and' njoy two-thirds. 'of the 'estbte:.?:? ::: Margaret Ann Epping, of San Fran cisco, left one thousand pounds each to ten of her nephews about six years ago,~'but the condition was that her tombstone.was to be replaced every two yeais with a new one on which each nephew in turn. "should cause to .be chiselled an appropriate verse set ting forth his love and affection." Jabez. Hollister, of Montreal, left his two sons tlie use of a corn razor that he-a .cutler-had specially ground and fixed up for ...
DAIRYING. THE VALUE OF THE DAIRYING INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 9 July 1914
D.AIRDIYING. THE VALUE OF THE DAIRYINGJ INDUSTRY. The most. obvious and appreciable value of the dairy industry to u State is found.in the worth of its products (writes the "Farm and Home"). This includes butter end cheese, the milk used as food, and the by-products of the dairy in veal and pork. It does not include the other very important by-produce-the manure, which, if properly conserved and applied to the soil, would reach a large value. Care ful experimentation has shown that the excreta of a dairy cow is worth about 4d. per day, computed at the standard valuation of the plant food substances which they contain. The worth of the manure is conditional upon the character and amount of the based upon higher feeding than some food. supplied to the animal, and the current estimates., of value may be dairymen practise. This by-product is. not sold. If the dairying is pro perly. done, every possible part of it is restored to the soil, not only main taining, but increasing its fertili...
LOVE OF LITIGATION. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 9 July 1914
LOVE OF LITIGATION. A mania for going to law seems to possess no inconsiderable portion of our population. The cause lists of our courts lengthen with every term, and judges regard with dismay the frightful accumulation of cases. Cynical people insist that the im mense numb.,r - of young lawyers turned .oose upon the community every year has something to do with the tremendous impulse that has been g'ven to litigation within the last few years. Immoral glaziers out of em ploy have been known to incite idle boys to break the windows of exem plary citizens, with a view of creating a demano for the services of a "panes taking" class, and it is asserted, libel lously, perhaps, that people who live in glass houses are egged on to throw stones at each other by newly-fledged counsellors, who hope to profit by the dlamage. rlowever this may be, it is quitd certain that the proportion of litigants to the population at large is much greater now than it was ten years ago. To be sure, the deman...
THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 9 July 1914
THE : HOUSEHOLD. Small Rolls of Mutton.-Cut some underdone or raw mutton into pieces about three inches long by one inch and a half wide,, without fat. Season with pepper and salt, and put a few capers on eacti piece, then roll up and put on skewers. Place in the oven on a baking-dish, with just enough water to cover, and bake for about anll hour. Slip the rolls off the skewers, and serve with caper sauce and mash ed potatoes, A German Potato Recipe.-Grate or mince fine four large potatoes, add two eggs, a little salt, a small handful of flour, and one-fourth of a pint of water or broth, stir well, and fry till done in very hot fat,. browning well, Sometimes chopped onions are add ed, with bits of bacon, and the whole is acidulated with vinegar before serv ing. Baked Marmalade Pudding.-Fill a breakfast-cup with fine breadcrumbs, turn them into a basin, and add gra dually as much cold. milk or thin cream as they will absorb. Work a piece of butter the size of an egg with two good tab...
WOMAN'S WORLD. OLD MOTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 9 July 1914
WOMAN'S. WORLD. OLD MOTHERS. I love old mothers-mothers with white hair, And kindly eyes, and lips grown softly sweet With murmured blessings over slep Jug babes. There is something in their quiet grace That speaks the calm of Sabbath afternoons; A knowledge in their.deep unfaltering eyes That far outreaches all philosophy. Time, with caressing touch, about them weaves The silver-threaded fairy shawl of age, While all the echoes of forgotten. songs Seem joined to lend a sweetness to their speech. Old mothers!-as they pass with slow-timed step, Their trembling hands cling gently to Syouth's strentgh; Sweet mothers! as they pass, one sees again Old garden walks, old roses, and old loves.
REMINISCENCES OF LADYSMITH. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 9 July 1914
REMINISCENCES OF LADYSMITH. Many interesting incidents relative to the siege of Ladysmith are record ed in "Campaigns of a War Correspon dent," by the late Meltdn Prior: "The enemy succeeded in placing thirty-two guns on the heights bove the town, and kept up such an inces sant fire that the troops and civillans were soon engaged in digging bomb proof shelters. In a short time they learned to distinguish the different Boer guns by their sound, and. gave them amusing nanes. Three of the large ones they called 'Long.i Tom,'. 'Puffing Billy,' and : 'Weary ýV.illie.' Then there was 'Silent Susan,' so named because the bursting of a shell was the first warning we got 'that it had been fired. "In spite of the havoc that these cannon worked, the soldiers soon grew accustomed to the shelling. . One'day the Second Gordon Highlanders were playing football when a shell plumped in among them. Fortunately, no one was hit, and they went on playing. The Boers were so interested appar ently that th...
He Had Often Heard of Him. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 9 July 1914
He Had Often Heard' of Him. It was a contested will case, and one of the witnesses, in the course of giving his evidence, described the testator minutely. "Now, sir," said the counsel for the defence, "I suppose we maay take it, from the flattering description you have given of the testator, his good' points, and his personal appearance generally, that you were intimately acquainted with him?" "Him!" exclaimed the witness. "He wps no acquainitance of mine!" ,'Indeed! el,': then, you must have observed him very "carefuilly whenever you. saw him?" pursued counsel. "I never saw him in my life,"': was the reply. 'rThis prevarication, as counsel thought it, was too much, and he said: "Now, now, don't trifle' with the court, please! How, I ask you, could you, in the name of goodness, de' scribe him so minutely .if you never saw him or never knew' him?" "Well," replied the witness, and the smile which overspread lis features. extended to the faces of those in court, "you see, I married his...
KEEP FAITH WITH THE CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 9 July 1914
KEEP FAITH WITH THE CHILDREN. Many a woman who would not. think of lightly breaking a promise made to a grown-up person is utterly careless about keeping her word with her children. She promises whatever is'cdnvenient at the mhoment, and ap paxrently thinks that the breaking or keeping of those promises is a matter in'which she can please herself, and that her children have no right to con sider themselves aggrieved if she does not do so. A mother who acts thus does her children grievous harm. She forgets that the sense of justice is strong in quite a l:ttle child, and that it is nat ural and reasonable that he should expect his parents to be as good as their word, and to fulfil their promi ses, even at the cost of convenience. Promises should not be lightly broken, and the parent who is guilty of this. *soon loses her children's confidence, which is one of the sweetest things which our little ones can give us. When boys and girls learn to doubt their parents' truthfulness they soon...
INVENTIONS BY ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 9 July 1914
INVENTIONS BY ACCIDENT. Many important inventions were merely the result of accident. An al chemist, experimenting in earths for the making of crucibles, found that he had invented porcelain. A watchmaker's apprentice, holding a spectacle-glass between his thumb and forefinger, noticed that through it the neighboring buildings appeared larger, and thus he discovered the adaptability of the lens to the tele scope. A Nuremberg glass-cutter by acci dent one day dropped a little aqua fortis upon his spectacles. He found that it corroded and softened the glass, and he conceived the idea of etching, He drew figures upon the glass with varnish, applied the fluid, and cut away the glass about the drawing. When he removed the var nish the figures appeared, raised on a dark ground, The process of whitening sugar was never known until a hen walk ed through a clay-puddle and then strayed through a sugar-house. Her tracks were left in the piles of sugar, and when it was noticed that the spots we...
PATTERN FOR INFANT'S CLOAK. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 9 July 1914
PATTERN FOR INFANT'S CLOAK. This illustration shows an infant's cloak made of cashmere and scallop ed and embroidered with, silk.. It would also look well made of silk, de laine or fine cloth. It represents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 1, and is cut in one size only-for an infant. This pattern may be bought for ninepence from local pattern agent, or will be sent post free to ahy ad dress if ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. A, "Everylady's Journal;" :376 Swanston-street, Melbourne. State number of patternarequired. If a pen ny stamp is sent to above address, a 48-page catalogue will be sent tq any reader who writes, "Send free cata logue."
WEDDING BELLS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 9 July 1914
WEDDING BELLS. " A marriage ceremony was sol emnised in St. Michael's Church, Wagga, on Tuesday afternoon, June 30th, by the Rev Father Graham, the contracting parties being Mr James Clarke (late of Shepparton, and nephew of Mrs Charles Bland and Mrs Wm Taylor) to Miss Wini fred, youngest daughter of Mrs P. Clear, of Murray street, Wagga. The brider who entered the church with her brother, Mr John Clear, to the strains of the Wedding March, rendered by Mr E. Hop kins, was prettily attired in cream silk, trimmed with shadow lace pailette silk and crystal buttons. She also wore the customary wreath and veil. The bridesmaid, Miss Lillian Mary Touzdelle, was dressed in a cream embroidered net dress, and a white felt hat, trimmed with white ribbons and feathers. Mr Henry Cottor was best man. After the ceremony the happy couple returned to the home of the bride's mother, where a sumptuous wedding breakfast was partaken of, only the imme diate frinds and relatives being present. The usual ...
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 13 July 1914
COURSING. The following dates have been allotted fo: coursing meetings in the North Eastern district during the ensuing season: Euroa-June 8, July 4, August 8, September 5. IKyabram-June 4, July 1 and 2, August 6, September 3. St James-May 29, June 26, July 31.. Dookie-July 29. Mansfield-May 238, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 12. Cobram--June 3, July 8, August 26. Yabba North-July 15. Murchison-June 27, July 31, August 1 and 29, September 12. Tatura-May 27, June 16, July 22 and 23, August 25. Nagambie-July 10. August 20. E!more--May 20, June 17, July 8 and 9, August 19, September 9. Katamatite-June 18, July 23 and 21, August 20. Benall--June 3, July 7 and 8, August 4 5, and 26.
MR MUTTON FAREWELLED. BANQUET AND PRESENTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 13 July 1914
MR MUTTON FAREWELLED. BY POULTRY CLUB AND SOL DIERS' ASSOCIATION. BANQUET AND PRESENTATIONS. The high esteem in which Mr W H Mutton, late manager at Shepparton for the Colonial Gas Association was held, was well demontrated at the Royal Hotel, High-street, on Thursday evening when a large number of his friends assembled to tender him a banquet on the eve of his departure for New Zealand, where he has ac cepted a lucrative position on land in connection with the running of coastal steamers owned by his father-in-law. The tables were handsomely laid out, in the finest style by Miss Maloney, the hostess, there being more than enough of everything-and everything bhing of the best. Members of the Shep parton and Goulburn Valley Poultfy and Kennel Club (of which Mr Mutton is an ex-presi dent and latterly treasurer), and of the Goulburn Valley branch of the South African Soldiers' Association (of which he was the first presi dent) were in a majority ; and the proceedings throughout were of...
JUNIOR ASSOCIATION. July 15 [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 13 July 1914
JUNIOR ASSOOIATION. July 15 Arcadia v Shopparton Imperial Silver Star v Workers' United Caniambo West v Grahamvale July 22 Shopparton Imperial v Caniambo West Workere' United v Arcadia Grahamvale v Silver Star July 29 Silver Star v Shepparton Imperial Arcadia v Caniambo West Workers' United v Grahamvale July 1 August 5 Shepparton Imperial v Grahamvale Caniambo West v Workers' United Silver Star v Arcadia
SHEPPARTON RIFLE UNION MR JAS NUGENT TOP SCORER. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 13 July 1914
SHEPPARTON RIFLE UNION MR JAB 1UGENT TOP SCORER. The [quarterly matches of the Shepparton District Rifle Union were held on the Tatura range on Wednesday. The conditions were teams of 5 aside, ranges 500 and 600 yards. Owing to the limited target accommodation, the contest was reduced to 500 yards. The conditions for shooting were any thing but desirable, as a cold cross wind swept the range all day in creasing and decreasing in velocity coupled with various changes of light, gave marksmen a problem to maintain their elevation, and seve ral experienced shooters failed to maintain their average form. Mr Jas Nugent put up the meritorious performance of the possible 12 bulls-eyes, the last three being cen trals. Under the weather condi tions the performance was a. great one, and was greeted by hearty applause by the large number of competitors, who complimented him for his fine score. Mr Wise man (Tatura) also put up a fine shoot, dropping only two points. Despite the disappointments, ...