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OLYMPIA. IN THE ARENA OF SPORT. FOOTBALL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 13 July 1914
OLY MP I A. IN THE ARENA OF SPORT. FOOTBALL NOTES. BY "HALF-BACK." Last Wednesday's match, Shepparton v Tatura, Was about the most uninteresting played on the local ground this season. From start to finish there was a tame noes about it which, to use an old-time phrase, "could almost be felt." Both teams were minus several of the usual players, and juniors were ecquisi tioned to complete the full strength. Tatora. which team was without Con. nora, Alder, J Bobbins, and Blzeloy, did not play anything like the sames game which characterised its previous match against Shopparton, when the latter won by two points only. Whitfield, who, on that occasion, played for the fitat time without getting a goal, made amends on Wednesday by getting six of the 11 eCOrad by Shep parton. Shepparton played without T Darcy, Bob Jones, W Swann, R M'Caskill, Jack Radley, and G Taylor; but the junior men who were included all did well. Two of those who made most favor able impressions were R Maskell and J...
TRAGIC MEMORIES OF TASMANIA. MARCUS CLARK'S FAMOUS STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 13 July 1914
TRiAGIC MEMORIES OF TASMANIA. --- +--- MARCUS CLARK'S FAMOUS STORY. It is understood that the dramatisa tion of Marcus Clark's world-famed story, "For the Term of His Natural Life," will be shown in Shepparton on Friday next, July 17th. Unlike other novels, it is a true account of the ter rible happenings in the early thirties, All the characters in the wonderful pro duction had their prototypes inside the prison walls of Van Dieman's Land. It would be difficult, and probably impas sible, to find any one work of fiction that shows a better distribution of the .faculties of a novelist. The plot, com position, style, oharacterisation, dialogue grim humor, descriptive and general atmosphere of the work is a masterpiece; and so tar as toe epic o01 van mlemana Land can be realised and expressed, Marcus Clark has done it. An impor tant feature of the production here is the lecture delivered by Mr M G Bloom fields, who, in' the simplest of language. tells the pathetic story of Rufus Dawes,...
GOOD NEWS FOR LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 13 July 1914
GOOD NEwa FOR LADIES. Ladies will be pleased to learn that at the request of their many patients, the "Natura" Health Coy, of Melbourne, are again sending their highly qualified representative, Mrs Marshall, to Shep. part, on a visit. The visit is being eagerly looked forward to, and takes place from Tuesday, 14th July, to Tuesday, 21st July, when Mrs Marshall may be seen at the Court House Hotel from 12 (noon) till 7.30 each day. Ladies whose health Is causing them anxiety are strongly advised to consult her and learn how good health may be restored to them by means of the won derful "Natura" Home Treatment that has cured so many thousands of women and girls. No charge whatever is made for consultation or advise. A full range of medicines is carried. Mean. while send 2d postage fort free Health Guido for Women, to Dept. AO-, "Natura" Health Co., 49 Elizabeth. street, Melbourne.
LANTERN ADDRESSES. BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 13 July 1914
LANTERN ADDRESSES. BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE SO0IETY. Mr Edwin Daniel, sub agent of the Victorian auxiliary, British and Foreign Bible Society, Melbourne, who, as re ported in our previous issue, addressed a united meeting of Sunday Schools in the Presbyterian hall, continued emeetings during last week by delivering illustrated lantern addresses at Dookie, Sheppsr ton, Pine Lsdge, Ardmona, and Moo roopna. Mr Daniel stated that the so ciety existed for the object of supplying every man with the Soriptnres in his own mother tongue. It concerned itself solely with circulating that book throughout the world; and in this aim it united Christians of almost every communion. The foreign missions of almost every Reformed Church drew supplies of Scriptures from the Bible Society. In every field the missionaries testified to the indispensable assistance which they thus obtained, The Society for the Propaga.ion of the Gospel ly Foreign Parts had procured scriptures. from the Bible Society in 78...
GERMINATING PEACH STONES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
GERMINATING PEACEH STONES. uIn view of the shortage of peach trees available for planting this season, the following methbod of germinating stones for working over next season will be of interest. -A bed of fresh stable manure is prepared, and as the heap is formed it is trampled down until a solid mass about 2it in depth has been obtained. If stones of the Salway peach are obtainable, this is the best variety for the purpose, and those from Pollar's Cling also make strong, vigorous growers. These stones are to be obtained at a rate of from £8 to £9 a ton. The ston'- are spread over the top of the bed, not eunk in as is the case when seeds are being sown, and are next covered with wet cornsacks. These sacks requloire to be kept moist during the time the seed is germinating. When the bottom heat has cracked the stones they can be taken and set out in nursery beds, or can be stored in a cool dry place until the spring and then be set out. The follow ing March the seedlings should be f...
PRECAUTIONS IN HORSE BUYING. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
PRECAUTIONS IN HORSE BUYING. In order to avoid mistakes in buying a horse an experienced authority gives the following hints. Give the horse a quick trot or canter to see that he is not lame. As soon as he stops pot your ear to his nose to ascertain that his wind is not affected. Then examine his nostrils and month, and, at the same time, examine his teeth to determine his age. Look closely into the eyes to see that there is nothing wrong with them; make a feint of Etrik ing the eyes and see whether he lfinches. Examine one side, start ing at the next and running the hand over it to the withers, then over the shonlder, down the out side and inside the foreleg, watch ing carefully for splints, side bones, ringbones, and similar affections. The same with the other si e. Raise the foot and see if it is well formed, with good strong heels. Look along :thelbelly for warts and running sores caused from castration, and pass the hand .lown the back of the hips to see that the hip bones are ...
PREACHER'S HARD TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
PREACHER'S HARD TIME. A correspondent writes to a paper in another district: "The preacher has a hard time. If his hair is grey, he is old. If he is a young man, he hasn't had experi ence. If he has top 'Jhildren. he nas too many. It ae has none, he shoold have, and isn't setting a gootd example. If his wife sings in the choir she is presuming. If she dosen't she isn't interested in her husband's work. If a preacher reads from notee, he is a bore. Ii he speaks extemporaneously, he isn't deep enough. If he slays at home in his study, he does not mix enough with the people. If he is seen around the streets, he ought to be at home getting up a good sermon. If he calls on any very poor family, he is playing to the gallery. If he calls at the home of the rich, he is an aristocrat. Whatever he dore someone could have told him how to do better. He had a fine time living off dona tions which never come in and promises that never mature. Next to being an editor, it's the most awful life."
OUR PUBLIC FINANCES. MUNICIPALITIES, SCHOOLS, AND TAXES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
OUR PUBLIC FINANCES. MUNICIPALITIES. ECHOtLS, ANO TAXES. The Government 8:atist (M:r A M Laughton) has issued the second part of the Victorian Year Book for 1913-14 which deals with the subject .f pablic finance. The revenue and expenditure of the State Government and of the Comrhcnwsalh Government in Victoria are reviewed and the figures are combined with those relating to municipal and other public corpora'ions. The total revenueof all these bodies in 1912 13 was £17.,6.024, and the total expenditure £17,752.80!. The ex penditure connected with Victor ian 8tate-schools (primary, inler mediate and secondary) amounted. to .£1,170 003. This covers ex penditure on buildings and interest on loan moneys expended on buildings and interest on loan moneys expended on buildings in past years and represents a coat of £7 95 Id per scholar, which is an advance of 7e 91 I per scholar on the cost of 1911-12 Particulars are given of the vari onu classes of taxation in the Stat and the income tax ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
BARGAIN TIME I AT M'LENNAN'S. Hundreds of Lines thrown out daily. Further shipment of Girls' Knitted Woollen Coats and Hoods to Match, complete for 4s lld. "S'pecial Line of P.D. Corsets clearing at 5s 6d pair. : . " A Visit to our SALE will pay you. SOROSES SKIN FOOD. Every :woman who wishes to appear beautiful should nuse "SOROSES" for the skiu, it being unsurpassed in pre scrving the complexion. SOROSES SKIN FOOD is FRESHENING IOFEI'INING, CLEANSING, and BEAUTIFYING, makes all bleomishes such as PIMPLS, FRECKLES, WriINKLES, BUMI URN & SAL LOWNESS disappearlikemagic. Price, Is Gd per Jar. Obtainable at all Chem iatu and Btbres. LON)GER AGO THAN YES TERDAY. Yesterday is not long ago, but seven years is. To have been cured long ago, and to have been well ever since, surely means a permanent cure. Read what this man has to say about it : Mr HI Frampton, Quinn-street, Numorkab, says:-"Five years ago I took a course of Doan's Back ache Kidney Pills for severe pains in my back, ...
SHEPPARTON SHEEP MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
SHEPPARTON SHEEP MARKET. Heavy yarding of fat sheop forward on Tuesday to a short yarding of store sheep, Total penned 2264, including 1054 in the fat pens, The number of fat sheep being in excess of local re quirements, prices ruled easier through out from ls to is 62 per head on pro. vious sale in favor of buyers. Quota. tions:-Crosabred wethers, good quality, 21s to 23s, odd lots 27s to 32s 6d, medium quality do 19s 6d to O20s Gd, prime . b owes 95s to 25s 6d, odd sheep to 80s, medium quality do 18s to 21s, merino wethers, good, 18s lid to 10s 93, medium do 169 93 to 17s lid, merino owes 12s to l4s, good lambs 17is to 20s, odd pets to 25s, medium` lambs 15s 62 to 16s Od, small do 13s 3d to 14s 61; almost a total clearance of fat sheep, -
GERARDO AT THE STAR THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
GERARDO AT THE STAR THEATRE. The public should bear in remoem braouce that Gerardo, the well known Australian singer (from the Royal Opera Coveunt Gardon, London) has roturned to Shepparton, to appear on Thursaay next, July 23rd, at the Star Toestro, when he should be greeted by a crowdced audioenc. He received flat teriug ovations in the leading cities of Greeat Britain and Ireland; and as the pussessor of a phlenomenal voice has earnead considerable ; reputation wher ever he has appeared. Gerardo will iO; " La Donnoa Mobile," " Wearing of the Greenu," ' Home, Sweet Home," " Annie Laurie," " Spirito Gentil," and the " Last Rose of Summer." He will be anssistecd by leading artists; and, needlss to say, there should be an overfnwin n auldionce to welcome Shim next Thursday evening.
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE GOULBURN VALLEY MARKETS. AT THE CORPORATION YARDS. SHEPPARTON PIG SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE GOULBURN VALLEY MARKETBS. AT THE COBPORATION YARDS, SHEPPARTON PIG BALE. Light yarding of pigs forward on Mondayto a good attendance of buyers, the bacon marked being firm at lets quotations. Porkers and big stores were about equal to late rates, and opening sales for small stores, slips and suckers were brisk and firm, but fluctuated in favor of buyers as sales advanced. Quotations :-Prime bacon 67s 61 to S0s, good do 60s to i65s, medium do 55s to 593, inferior from 409s to 52s 63, backfats 70s to 8s, prime porkers 46s to 49s, light do 30s l3s 6dl, bacon stores 44s to 50s, small do 32s to OSs, big slips 22s to 26s medium do 193s to 21s, extra prime suckers 24s and 25s, good do 18s to 20s 6d, medium do 1is to 17s 61,
TOWN WATER SUPPLY. SHEPPARTON URBAN TRUST. PUMPING BY ELECTRIC POWER. THE ENGINEER'S "SURPRISE." BUSINESS PLACES AND A QUESTION OF EXPENSE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
TOWN WATER SUPPILY. SHEPPARTON URBAN TRUST. PUMPING BY ELECTRIC POWER. THE ENGINEER'S "SUBPIUISE.', BUSINFSS PLACES AND A QUES. TION OF EXPENSE. Tho monthly meeting of the Shep partou Urban Waterworkes Trust was held last evening, when there were pre. sent: Cornsme W Gaze (chairman), F WV Fair, G V Furphy, and G W E Ross. ELErueCToR PwU.eIiNG, Wi.o Lescelles, secretary, Provincipl Electrio Development Co.: T'ho offer to pump 90,000 000 gallons for £500, was for power only, to be supplied to your planr, which you are to provide and erect to receive our power. In other words, we undertake to keep the tanks filled, using your pumping plant, we supplying all power and attention to the switching on and rfl at your pumping station; no necessity for you to employ anyone constantly at the station. The cost to your Trust for the necessary pumping plant to pump 65,000 gallons per hour will be supplied in a few days; I am getting particulars. Terms can be arranged for this to extend over three...
"FOR THE TERM OF HIS NATURAL LIFE." [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
" FOR THE TERM OF HIS NATURAL LIWE." The great picture " For the Term of His Natural Lifo " will be shown to morrow, for one night only,' at the Star Theatre, and should attrast a crowded attondance. It is founded on Marous Olark's celebrated story, and is full of thrilling incident. Mr M J Blcomfield, a highly capable elocutionist and lecturer, will tell the story in his own inimitable style.
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
PERSONAJ, Mr Frank G Clarke, M.L,,, who uiderwont an operation for appeniioitie on Tuesday. is reported to be pro. greeossing favorably, A large number of friends-quite sixty in all-gave a surprise party to Mr and Mrs J E Byass and the Misses Byase at their new residence in Corio. street on Tuesday evening. Recently nrochaeod from Mr H F Tisdall (the shire engineer), the commodious and attractive domicile has been re-named Kent Home (after Mr Byass's native county); and the scene of sociability and entertainment there on Tuesday evening was something long to fascinate remembrance. Light refreshments were plentiful, and danclg was kept up till3_ am., yesterday, Miss Appleby presiding at the piano. Mr John Noonan, of Girgarre East ehas died at the age of 67 years, He was born at Donnybrook, Ireland, and 42 years ago seleotoed land at Girgarre East, where he had resided over since I having boon engaged in farming and dairying pursuits with signal s?ucoess. SDoceased leaves a widow, thr...
MOTOR CAR ACCIDENT. MESSRS FROMHOLDT AND GEARIN INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
J MOTOR CAR ACIDENT. MIESSRS FROMHOLDT AND GEARIN INJURED. Mr Alfred Fromholdt (manager for the Concord Motor and Implement Co), accomspanied by Mr Boger Geoarin, was motoring up Vaughan.etreet on Monday evening, when by some unaccountsble means the wheels got inta the gutter, and both occupants were thrown out. It wasee thought that Mr Fromholdt (who is of massive build) was seriously injured, for he lay in an unconscious condition. He was quickly conveyed to the Guild ford private hospitul, which, fortunately, was only a few yards distant from the scene of the accident. Dr Grut?ner was meanwhile sung up; he promptly re sponded, and on arrival at the hospitsal found that the patient was suffering from shock and from slight concussioen of the brain. Mr Fromholdt regained consciousness subsequently, but is will be some days before he can resume his duties. Mr Gsearina sustaioed several cuts and abrasions, and was also suffer ing from shock ; but he was.able to pro ceed to his apartme...
QUESTION TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
QUESTION TIME. Mr L Harris: The candidato has re ferred to the sins of omission and oo.o mission on the part of the present Go vernment, yet he is going to support it. MIr M'Olelland He did nob say any body was Infallible, If eleoted, he would try his best to prevent those " sins." Mr H Pinner : Was the candidate in favor of bringing out immigrants under the present conditions ? Mr M'Olelland : The country wanted population for several reasons; one big reason being Defense. Ho favored Im. migration of people who would make good citiens nBud be a benefit to the country. Mr 0 Adams: What would you con. sider a fair family ? Mr M'Olelland: Anything from rod hair to light brown, (Loud laughter,) Mr T Kelly: Do you think a man who has land should come away from the family for a job in the town ? Mr M?Ololland : Very often the land was nob enough to keep the whole family going; and it might be advisable for some of the younger members to go in searoh of work elsewhere, Mr W Martin : Are y...
GOWANGARDIE. LITTLE GRASS—RABBITS—TELEPHONE. MR NASH SELLS HIS VINEYARD. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
GOWANGARDIE. LITTLE GRA8S-RA1BBITS- TELEPHONE. Mr NASH SELLS HIS VINEYARD. [From Our Own Correspondent]. The weather is a subject of import. aone; the situation .relativo to stock is becoming serious; there is soaroely any grass left. About27 points of rain have been registered during the cold, showery weather, which is a help, but not nearly sullicient. Everyone is hoping for a heavy fall during this month. The Gowangardie Gun Club shot be. tween 100 and 200 rabbits aofortnight ago. Is reports the rodents as muoh scarcer this year than last. a large num. bor of rabbits having been destroyed by thfs club. An examinatlon of the polos for the telephone was made by the Govern ment inspector on Wednesday. If passed, they will be immediately put on the line, which is surveyed already. The vineyard and oroherd owned by Mr C. H. Nash, which adjoins the Gow angardio station, has been sold to Mr Geddes, of Dookie, for a substantial sum, The area is 60 acres, of which a large portion is under...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
.:Sales at Shepparton Corporation Yards. CAT-ILE ... .. JULY 21 SHEEP ... ... JULY 28 PIGS ... ... ... JULY 27 SALE FIXTURES FOR JULY. Friday, July 17 Sheopsp?ton special sheep and cattle salo Monday, July 20 Murchison Stock Sale Undera stock sale Dookio stock sale Kialls stock sale Tuesday, July 21 Shepparton cattle sale Thursday, July 23 - Tallygaroopna stock sale Saturday, July 25 Mooroopna horse sale Monday, July 27 Murchison stock sale Shepparton Pig Sale Tuesday, July 28 Shepparton sheep sale Thursday, July 80 Tatura stock sale Saturday, August 1 Tatura pig and poultry:sale Wmin. Skelly & Co., Slock and Station Agents, Sheep, Cattle, and Pure Stock Salesmen, 42i BOURKE-ST., MELBOURNE William Skelly, Finley D. M'Nab, Andrew D. M'Donald. AUCTIONEERS: W. M'Namara and T. C. Creighton Branches and Agensias as Under: SHEPPARTON ... W M'Namara, Tatura ECHUCA ... ... CO Wilson BENALLA ... Dickson W Heany KILMORE ... ChOas amilton & Co YEA ...... Chas Hamilton &...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 July 1914
':', THE: /ULLER STORE S. SHEPPARTO.N S.ND WINTKR SPECIALS: MlFN·S TWFE1E IESTERS MEN'S TWEED CHETERS each MIEN'S TWEED CHESTERS : AT The MillerStores MEN'S SUITS TO MEASURE MEN'S SUITS TO MEASURE a 3 MEN'S SUITS TO MEASURE Ar The Miller Stores SUIT CASES, for travelling T SUIT CASES, for travelling AT SUIT CASES, for travelling S lid '", AT The liller Stores Men's Navy OV ERCOATTS Men'as Navy OVEROOATS . Men's Navy OVERCOATS * The Miller Stores Gent's Velour HATS. latest style d. Gent's Velour HATS, latest style Gents' relour HATS, latest style AT The Miller Stores Boy 's Navy Serge College Capis each Boy's Navy Serge College Caps Boy's Navy Serge College Caps e AT The Miller Stores Boy's Navy Serge Norfolk Suite s d Boy's Navy Serge Norfolk Suits Boy's Navy Serge Norfolk Suits d AT The Miller Stores Boy's Strong Tweed Knickers Boy's Strong Sweed Knickers Boy's Strong Tweed Knickers " AT The Miller Stores P°"'h's High Sch°°'°°' 1os 6O d ' Youth's High School Boots Youth's High Scho...