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The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER VI. The Pretender. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
Heo' reat Montamor calse -By ALICE M. DIEHL, .\uthoress of "The Knave of Hearts," CHAPTER VI. The -Pretender. - The entrance to Riverview, as the villa was called, was in a lane. It was well that there ,wls a wide car riage-drive and a large stable-yard, for the place was well stocked with motor-cars when Miss Halldare had slowly driven in. Arrangements had been made at the inns for the "put ing up" of the horse vehicles. There was a festive air about the trees and shrubs and house front, electric lights having been festooned about. producing the effect of a shower of fireflies; and as Gwendolen ascended the steps, under an awning, she stop ped short to admire the interior. The hall, ordinarily of a kind which would pass muster as a decently-arranged entrance and escape comment, was transformed into a bower of pale green silky draperies, festooned with roses. Maids in white and rose color smilingly conducted the ladles to the dining-room, changed into a boudoir. G*-endolen was since...
REV. MILLIKAN ON GAMBLING. ITS INFLUENCE ON SPORT. THE BATTLE OF CHRISTIANITY IN THE FUTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
REV. MILLIKAN ON GAMBLING. ITS INFLUENCE ON SPORT. .THE BATTLE OF CHRISTIANITY IN THE FUTURE. At the Methodist Church, Maude street, on Sunday evening, the Rev W A Millikan, in the presence of a large congregation, delivered a sermon on the subject of Gambling, taking for his text, "Come ye out from among them and be ye seperate, saith the Lord, and teach none the unclean thing. - II Corinthians, vi, 17. Mr Milliknso said: The great truth that Paul in these words taught the Corinthians, is the great truth that we must not loose sight of. It is this: ' Our nation's best ally is God' Once a brave Scot-English:ambassador to the Court of Prussia-sat at the table of Frederick the Great, then about to begin a war, and to help him he was expecting England to send him subsidies. Round the table sat French wits, of the infidel sort, and they with the King, made merry over the ' decadent super stitions of Christianity," as they termed them. Suddenly the talk changed to war and wars alarms. Th...
LORD ROSEBERY [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
LORD ROSEBERY Dr. Brandes, the great Danish critic, now in England gives high praise to Lord Rosebery as an orator in an ar ticle in "T.P.'s Weekly." "Lord Rosebery," he says, "has a never failing dignity; instead of incis iveness and mordancy the charm of quiet eloquence and the delicate, re strained fancy that elicits now a smile, now laughter. As a man and as a i speaker he is elegance personified. And such is his mastery that, when he says anything witty or amusing, his. face preserves the most imperturbable gra vity. Only when the answering ap plause reaches him does that face break Into a smile that positively enchants one by its coquettish roguishness. "For Rosebery is thoroughly coquet tish as a speaker; again and again he charmed one with gentle coquetry. He spoke, for instance, of the destructive power of old age which thinned the hair-he passed his hand over his head, which was well covered-and reduced the teeth-he pointed to his mouth, which was in good order-but althoug...
SUNDAY SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
SUNDAY SERVICES. MIETHODIST - Shepparton, 11, Mr Edwards; 7.30, Rev Phillips. Moo. roopoa, 11, Mr Ford; 7 30, Nov Milli. kan. Tallygaroopna, 3, Mr Ezard, Caniambo, 11, Rev Phillips. Pino Lodge, 3, Rev Millikan. Tank Corner 11 Rev Millikan; Kialla, 3, Rev I'Phil lips. Congupan, 3, Mr Potts. Graham. vale, 3, Mr Edwards. ANGLICAN. -Septuagesima Sundayg St. Augustine's, Shepparton-- a im, Hloly Communion; it a.m , MatIns and Sermon; 7 30 p.m, Evensong arid Ser. Inon-Tho Rector. All Suints', Vi!lage Settlemcnt--330 p.m. Evensaon aln itermon. St. Peter's, Arcadi--l1 a.m, Matins and Sermon--Rev D Sherris. Tallygaroopna-11, St John's; 3, Ka tandra; 7 30, St. Luke's.-Rev A G iHorner. IBAPTIST CIIUncu.-Shepparton, 11 ---; 7.30, Mr N A 1Henry. Karra mus, 2 30 Mr Barrington. PRlessn'TeanAS-Shepparton 11, Shrp. parton Estate, 7.30-Rev George Paul. Pine Lodgo 11, Shepparton East o, Shepparton 7.30-Mr A J Eipper.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
Sold in 2 oz. and 4 oz. (actual weight) Plugs, or in Cut Double -flake, packed in dainty Silvered 2 oz. Tins. Sv A joy for ever ! Z YOU MAY REST ASSURED that Beecham's Pills will be of great service to you if your stomach is out of orderi or your liver is sluggish. The conditions of life in these days are so strenuous that nearly everybody is at times, overtaken by various derangements of the digestive organs. Even the strongest and healthiest occasionally require a little corrective - medicine. It is worth remembering that thousands of people have proved thai BEECHAM'S ! PILLS i teedily exert a curative effect upon the disturbed organs and restore them to their normal healthy state. This splendid preparation has a world-wide reputation for relieving the ailments arising from stomach and liver and kidney disorders, auch as languor, depression, flatulence. sonstipation, biliousness, headache, etc. If you have any such symptoms, tak.' Beecham's Pills and, depend upon it, they [ WILL D...
CONVICTS AS HORSES [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
CONVICTS AS HORSES There is much talk in Perth (Scot land) concerning convicts at the Peni tentiary being employed as beasts of bhurden. For some time people who frequent the Edinburgh road district adjoining the Gene?a Prison have noticed that in the work of ploughing the fields connected with the peniten tiary prisoners 'wearing the garb adorned with the broad arrow have taken the place of horses or oxen. This spectacle to many has been regarded as extremely humiliating.
THE STATE AND THE FARMER. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
THE STATE AND TEI FARMER. IeOST people realise in a general way that to at least three States, Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia wheat growing is a vitally important matter. Com paratively few, however, have gone at all carefully into the figures, or know how much the cost of marketing affects, and must affect, the area under cul tivation. According to the report of the Royal Commission which considered the question, the price of wheat has during the last ton years varied from 2s 9J to 4A 21 per bushel ; when the latter price is paid the farmer can afford to pay for bags and for out of date methods of handling; but when the lower price rules the cost of marketing under utterly out of date methods is ruinous. The report of the Royal Commission says that the cost of bags is from sixpence to sevenpence; that the cost of handling them is a big item, and that the usual method of weighing them is quite unsatis. factory. It adds, what all who are interested in the subject know,...
SUPERIOR IMPROVED WHEAT FARMS. WITHIN THE REACH OF ALMOST EVERY LAND SEEKER. EXCEPTIONAL TERMS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
Majority for Shepparton, 8 SUPERIOR IMPROVED 1 HEAT "FARMS. 2 3 WITHIN THE REAOH OF ALMOS a), EVERY LAND SEEKER. EXCEPTIONAL TERMS. 1 - 1 HAIN & SEARIGHT, of 12 Loftu street, Sydney, the well-known properi it, salesmen, are offering in suitable fare Id ing areas 9000 acres of charmingly un ly dulating wheat land, in the heart of tl he New South Wales wheat belt, which hi at hold the record yield of the State fi le many years, and enjoys an annual rail )y fall of about 221 inches. th It is close to a large town possessi, exceptional railway and economic fat is- lities. The terms are most -considers x- from a farmer's point of view. The i ng stalments at the commencement, whE es- the farmer , most needs money for dev lopment purposes, are made very ligl via., 5 cent. deposit, 10 per cent. at t; end of 2 years, 10 per cent. at the a' of 5 years; then 5 per cent. anss'alJy f 1 3 years; balance at the °ha of a furth 2 5 years; interest being payable throng out the whole period at...
SECRET MATTER [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
SECRET MATTER Sir Thomas Lipton yesterday after noon took part in casting the keel of Shamrock TV., the yacht with which he hopes to win the American Cup next Sepltember. at Messrs Camper and Nicholson's Yard, Gosport (says the "Daily Mfail" of November 27). The shape of the keel was carefully con cealed. Strict precautions are being taken to preserve the secrecy of the yacht's design. No married men are beiln employed In her lest they should unwittingly divulge some of her secrets to their wives.
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
ceptance ls BOWLS. o Shopparton played Tatura on tt latter green yesterday the return assi d ciation match. It was hoped to get ] bowlers to make the trip and play eigt for association and eight for club matcl but the many other attractions and at e gagemente reduced those available to i h and some of the best players absent Sjust a cab load. Play was startted at p.m, the prospects were very discoural so ing, for on. the first four ends Whitl head was down 10 and M'Iver 3, wh'ic was a lot to pull up. However, Shel parton's men did not despair,, but kej pegging away, and finally won. TI state of the game at every five en, 1 as :-5 ends : Sheppartan 4, Tatn 14; 10 ends : SheDrasaon 12, Tatura 2' 2 15 ends" Zhlepparten 23, Tatura 3' f0i ends: Shepparton 35, Tatura 3. 1 25 ends: Shepparton 50, Tatura 4 It was a regular uphill fight and a ve: ly pleasant game, thu Tatura players hei, re sports :,vcsy tiue. At the close tl o Tatqra president (Mr Hall) spoke warm terms in welcoming the vis...
NO CONVICTION. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
No ConvICTIoN. - Before Mr 1 night, P.M., at the Police Court on Tuescay, the cases weore called on in slltich Walter D)avis was charged with having stolen an axle valued at £1, the property of John Thomas Pullin; and Alfred Hind Madden with having stolen a pair of shafts valued at 10s, When the care was heard a fortnight ago both defendan:s pleaded they had thlought that the waggon from which the axle and shalfts were taken had been abandoned up the river. Mr Knight adjaurned the case to enable then to re place the alleged stolen Ir ic]es; and Mr Abernetby now in finued the Bench that the waggon had b:en sold to the deferdant Madden. Senior-Constab'o Kennedy contended that hti Worship cou!d not order the res;iiution of stolcn property before o,,n lincig; he must first conniet. Mr Kuighet : " I said at the time that these smcn tad 0o right to interfere wi h other people's property. At the Eame time, they might have thought that the wnrggon was ahbandoned. In this case I dcn't purpos...
COOMA SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
COOMA SPORTS. All entries for the Coonra sports, to take place on Wednesday, February 18th, close with the secretary on Wed nesday next, the 11th. The cycle track is spoken of as being the best in the Valley. It is expected that in both the cycling and pedestrian events Sheppar ton will be well represented. Competi tors can rely upon being well treated by the Qooms officials. In the 5-mile cycling event it has been decided that, in addition to the prizes already offered, viz., £2 end 15s, valuable prizes shall be given to the winner at each mile after the first, and the nomination is 2s, ao ceptancels
TURK'S STRANGE DEATH [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
TURK'S STRANIGE DEATH The case of Kavakll Mustapha, who was. arrested on board a Russian steamer, has had a tragic development in the shape of his death in prison (says Reuter's Constantinople corre spondent to "The Daily Express"). Although according to the official ver sion he is stated to -have committed suicide, there seems to be little reason to doubt that he succumbed to police methods used to extort information as to the doings of Prince Saba Eddin and other opponents of the present regime, whose emissary he is supposed to have been. The question is much aggravated from an international standpoint by this development, and the Russian Em bassv will be compelled to insist on the fullest satisfaction being given to it
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE AT THE CORPORATION YARDS GOULBURN VALLEY MARKETS SHEPPARTON CATTLE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
COOMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE AT THE CORPORATION YARDS GOULBURN VALLEY MARKETS SHEPPARTON CATTLE. SALE, Short yarding of cattle forward to limited attendance of buyers on Tues. day. Total yarding 389 head, including 13.4 head only in fat pens oblefly very indifferent quality lot; the few good quality cattle offering elioited keen com petition. Prices about equal to pre vious market. Store cattle wpre very dull of pale and diffmoplt ; quit r,t late figures, only odd pens seliidg. Quota tions :- Fat Cattle: Good quality heavy oxen £8 10s to £10 2s 6d, medium steers £6 lels to £7, lightweight steers, fair quality, £5 7s 6d ,to £; 2s; sf?all steerl, green, £3 8s to £4 li ; good cows £7 3s to £7 11s, medium do £5 18s to £6 7s 6d, indifferent quality £4 to £4 15s, good heifers 5s 9d to Gs 10, medium do as Gd to 5s 3d, light do 30s to 81e, vealers, small, 22a to 30s; bulls £4 10s to .£5 8s, store steers 4-year-old, good colors, forward condi lion, £8 Ils to £ý, '.eiar-ot4 esters, good colors, sh...
OLYMPIA. IN THE ARENA OF SPORT. CRICKET. HIGH SCHOOL V CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
OLYMPIA. IN THE ARENA OF SPORT. CRICKET. hIGII SCHOOL v CnURncH OF ENGLAND. The above teams met in their second association match yesterday at the local Recreation Reserve under very oppres sive weather conditons. There was a fair attendance of spectators, and the play throughout was interesting provid ing a close finish. The High School team, which showed much improved form were beaten by only 13 runs. The scores were-High School, 99 (Liddelow 51 n.o. ,Youmnrd 1l4, Thomas 9) ; Church of England, 112 (Fewster 29, Gooley 23, Byass 16, Date 10). The best bowling for High School was done by Liddelow 4 for 25, Skinner 1 for 37, Rogers 3 for 41; Church of England, Gooley S for 23, Date 3 for 23, Fidler 2 for 18, Few stor 1 for 21, Shawe 1 for 1 The next association matob, High School v MIethodist, will be played at the Recreation Reserve on Wednesday, February 18th.
CROWN RENT £760 AN ACRE [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
CROWN RENT £160 AN ACRE Tenants of bathing huts at Stokes Bay, near Portsmouth, are up in arms against their ground landlord (says "The Daily Mail.") They have been informed that their rent is to be in creased by 180 per cent., which means that they will have to pay at the rate of over £760 an acre. The landlord is not a duke, but the Government. The "land" is shingle beach, which could not grow even a mangold wurzel. The plots are let on yearly tenancy, and up to now the rent has been fixed at 1/- per foot frontage, but tihe War Department, which controls the beach, has just notified the tenants that af ter April 1 the rent will be fixed at 2/- per foot of frontage, added to 6d a foot of depth. "For example," says the official let ter, "the rent of a site measuring 5ft. frontage by 8ft. depth will be 14/- per annum." At present such a plot costs 5/- a year. There are about 80 huts on the beach, worth about £5 each, and the available space is practically all occupied. The Duke of Su...
WOMEN EXPLORERS [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
WOMEN EXPLORERS Mr P.: Amaury Talbot, a District Commissioner in Southern Nigeria (West Africa), who has just completed a journey of over 4300 miles in the Eket district, stated in an interview with Reuter's representative that he found I customs and ceremonies which appear, to have come down unchanged from.the days of the Pharaohs. In some parts the dead are roughly mumnifled, while underground burial chambers are to be found planned like those of ancient Egypt. He found also traces of bird worship and witnessed a bird dance never before seen by Europeans. Mrs Talbot, who, with her sister has been travelling through the region, has been making a special study of the women of the tribes. Mr Talbot, referring to the hard task of the administration in dealing with secret societies, which at certain times of the year still seek to offer human sacrifices (says the "Daily Mfal," No vember 24) said:-"Towards the end of September such an attempt was made In a distant part of the district. ...
BARRISTERS' DELUSIONS [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 5 February 1914
'BARRISTERS' DELUSIONS A curious story of a barrister's delu sions .with regard to a well-known authoress was related to the Recorder of London at the Old Bailey yesterday (says the "Daily Teelgraph" of De cember 11). William Burke, 42, bar rister, was indicted for sending a postal packet containing an improper letter. Mr. Travers Humphreys prosecuted, apd Mr. E. L. Hadfield defended. Mr. Travers Humphreys said the de fendant was a member of Gray's Inn, and, when a student, attended a course of lectures given by Mr. Arthur Underhill. Mr. Underhill had a daugh ter-Miss Evelyn Underhill-who was married, in 1907, to Mr. Stuart Moore, another member of the bar. Burke had no acquaintance with Mr. Under hill, save as a lecturer, and he was not known either to Mr. or Mrs. Stuart Moore. The lady had written a. num ber of books in her maiden name Evelyn Underhill-and it would seem that the defendant had read some of them. Her last book was published about Christmas last, and since April the ...