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WEDDING BELLS. CARTER—CONQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 February 1914
WEDDING BELLS. CARTER-CONQUEST. On Thursday, 12th inst., the marriage cf Mr Phillip Carter, of Mloreland (MTel bosrne), and Isa, eldest daughter of Mr 0 Conquest, of Canian4bo, was pelebra ted at the Caniamnbo Methodist Church, The service was oondqoted by the Ilev. ? Phillips, of Mqoroopns. The church was prettily decorated by friends of the bride, with an arch of green leaves and pink and white blossoi\s, some lovely pot plants and a wedding bell. Ap propriate organ accompaniments were played by Mrs Phillips, of Mooroopns. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked very charming in her -wedding gown of white embroidered voile, and veil and wreath. She carried a posy of white flowers, tied with white ribbons and trails of asparagus. The bridesmaids were the Mfsses Lizzie and Millie Conquest (sisters of the bride); one dressed in white and one in pale pink. They carried posies of white and pink flowers, and had wreaths of the same in their'hair, and wore the bride groom's g...
AT THE CLOSER SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 February 1914
AT THE CLOSER SETTLEMENT. Li.er in the afternoon the party motored to the Shepparton Estateoloser Settlement, bu: as " the shades of eve were falling f at," there was only time for a hurried drive tl-rough the irrigation area, and a visit to the fine and beautiful holding of Mr W P West, and to that of Laby's on the opposite side. Earl Grey was quite charmed with the surround ings at Mr West's; atd resting on the lawn, he asked Mrs West if she did not consider herself fortunate to be in sueh a lovely plaoa. Luscious peaohes taken from the cool stores at the Butter Fac tory were tasted with oast: and after other light refreshments the party with, drew. In the evening Earl Grey made a number of new acquaintances; he spent a very pleasant couple of hours at Mr J Sutherland's, Maude.street, where ipes and other refreshments were served on the lawn; and on returning to the Vic toria hotel, he adroitly slipped through a number of people waiting to see himl mounted the stairs, " and so to ...
DEER FOREST PERIL TO COUNTRYSIDE [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 February 1914
DEER FOREST PERIL TO COUNTRYSIDE One of the loveliest stretches of English scenery within range of Lon don is being robbed of both its beauty and use with such speed and certainty that local feeling is coming to a pitch of high irritation and private pro tests are being made (writes the spe clal correspondent of "The Daily Mail"). The question is much more than local, By the deliberate choice of a new landlord (1) Some land which produced food, both corn and milk, is put out of cul tivation, is from a national point of view made barren. (2) A famous beauty spot is de prived of its native charm and with drawn from the use of the neighbors and a wider public who delighted to walk there. Something has been already heard of the destruction of farms and farm buildings and of the making of a deer forest across the wild and. rich stretch of country below Hindhead and be tween Haslemere and WVitley, on the estate recently bought by Lord Pirrie, one of the first Peers created by the present ...
AT SHEPPARTON. GOULBURN VALLEY MUNICIPAL CONFERENCE. ANTICIPATING THE COUNTRY ROADS BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 February 1914
AT 8HEPPARTON. GOULBURN VALLEY MUNICIPAL CONFERENCE. ANTICIPATING THE COUNTRY ROADS BOARD. The conference convened by Sheppar ton Shire Council, in connection with the forthcoming visit of the Country Roads Board, was held at the Shire Hail on Tuesday afternoon, when the following shires were cepreeented : Shep. parton-Cre J D Mitchell, W Pinch. beck,. P A Kerrins, Mr H F Tirdjll (engineer); Rodney-Crs J W o Wilson (President), and F Mitchell; Numurkha -Cra Campbell and Osver ; Tungamah -Cr Ryan, Mr T Kelly (engineer); Goulburn-Or P Deane; Deakin--Cr Geo Watson (President), A MI'Lood and Luz. Mr James 'Nugont, srcretary, Shepparton Shire, acted as secretary to the conference. In the absence, through illness, of Cr RRoe (President, Shepparton Shire), Or J D Mitchell (ex-President), occupied the chair, He said: Gentlemen,-Thbis conference has been convened by this Couccil for the purpose of taking into consideration the position of municipali. ties of this district (whose interests ar...
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER X. A New Mission. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 February 1914
The Great Montamor Case. By ALICE 1d. DIEHL, Authoress of "The Knave of Hearts," CHAPTER X. A New Mission. Ronald. Halldare had seen Owendo len strolling towards the river, across the illuminated lawns of Lady Emil ia's grounds, the man he believed to be Lord ?Montamor, his supplanter, at her side. It was impossible, although he honestly believed Charles Daunce to have been merely the Australian alias of his long-lost cousin Robert. not to be on tenterhooks as to Gwen dolen's opinion after she had had a private interview with the claimant. He hardly knew himself whether, un derlying his, as he considered it, un alterable opinion, that the bearded stranger was the real man and no other, there was not a lurking hope to be convinced of the contrary by a succession of undeniable facts, such as Gwendolen's absolute repudiation of the supposed Robert. So when, as he was hovering about the tents, the pair must pass to return to the en closed lawn where the dancers were disporting themselve...
MIDNIGHT BLAZE. DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN HIGHSTREET. MR. W V HADDRICK BURNT OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 February 1914
MIDNlGHT BLAZE. DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN HIGH STREET, Ml W V HA.DRICK BURNT OUT, TlTh alarm of fire at 19-20 a mnyestor. day sent residents by the score bound. ing out of their beds. The blaze was in High-street-at the residence of Mr William Victor Haddriok, piano tuner between the Criterion Hotel and Mr E Ford's butchering establishment. Mr Haddriok was absent froni hodie'at tlje timoietravelling; and M?rs Haddrick (who "was sleeping on the vprand;sh), and the members of the family bad only time to espape, without being able to save anything hbeyon one or two small ajtioles. The origin of the fire is be. lieved to be the bursting of a keroeono lamp ; and the flames spread with such rapidity that the brigadiers, who were early on the scene, under Captain C A Rundle, realised that there was no hope whatever of saving the residence from total destruction. Their efforts were according chiefly directed towards prp venting the 4!ameo from extendihg to the adjoining buildin,. They used the 8i...
REARING CHILDREN MEAL TIME TERRORS [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 February 1914
REARING CHILDREN MEAL TIME TERRORS Most mothers have more or less vague theories as to the reasons why one member of the nursery so obsti nately refuses to "thrive" (writes Elizabeth Sloan Cherser, M.B., in "The Dally News" of December 9). From original sin to natural delicacy of con stitution, a whole host of causes or reasons can be assigned. Unfortunately the truth more or less generally remains hidden, and the child evolves into a man or woman, htandicapped by the fact of not thriv ing in youth. It is a fact, unfortunate but undeniable, that the child who does not thrive is generally misman aged. The normal, natural young of the human species eats, sleeps, plays, and enjoys life thriving like the proverbial bay tree-that is, if we give him a chance. But our methods of cloth ing, feeding, and "managing" our off spring detract from the health and joy of life of far too many of them in this generation at least. GOOD AS HIS CHEST A medical inspector of schools told me the other day ...
INFLUENZA VARIETY OF NAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 February 1914
INFLUENZA VARIETY OF NAMES. Nobody likes influenza. It has not a friend in the world, and every country tries to make out that the wretched thing is a native of some other country. In Russia it is called Siberian fever, and in Siberia Chinese fever. In France it has been called Spanish catarrh, and Spain throws it back as Russian fever. Dr. Arthur F. Hopkirk gives some interesting lists of the names it has been called in a book on "Influenza." SThe term influenza came to be gener ally applied in England to the disease which was successively known as "the new acquayntance," "the gentle cor rection," "the new delight," and "the knock-me-down fever" by a.mistake. Eighteenth century Italian writers, says Dr. Hopkirk, spoke of "una in fluenza di freddo" (influence of cold), and English physicians, mistaking the word influenza for the name of the disease itself, used it The same term is also used in Get many, where a host of dialect names still prevail, such as lightning catarrb and fog p...
ANATOLE FRANCE AN APPRECIATION [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 February 1914
ANATOLE FRANCE AN APPRECIATION (By Professor M. A. Gerothwohl, in "The Daily News.") M. France has been hailed among us as a great novelist, moralist and critic. At which he must have smiled, as is his wont, with playful and unruffled bonhomie. For he is not, nor would he be, any thing so solemn, or so narrow, or so objective. He may, indeed, have writ ten essays in the guise of fiction, or fiction in the guise of essays, but he has never wilfully indited a work of fiction nor a moral treatise. Again, he may have written of books and authors, and about them, or around them; for he has spent a lifetime in their midst, and in their privacy. But he never meant to write on books or authors, to turn literary critic or reviewer. He is guiltless of all pro fessional intentions, as of all longing to express or realise anyone or any thing in art-save in relation to him self, to his enjoyment of the curious and the beautiful. LITERARY GLOBE-TROTTING In brief, 0M. France is a pure egotist, an ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 February 1914
'WATSO N'S N10o SUPREME A~I0NG SCOTCH WHISKIES AGE AND QUAUTY GUARANTEED. /JAAIS W3FSON & CPLT DUNMDEE. ~tu;T~e;l -I $bin8 Ft aB o6ZerN J db ~OU, /Le~C~;eii · :'I uront --tkvrw, ;d.~;f ··-- ~C)k T O INVINTOR$ PATENTS Obtained in Commonwealth and Else where for improved methods of Appli ances, Tools, etc., of any description. Full Information, Costs, etc., sent on application to A. O, SACHSE, C.E. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWS' FUND BUILDINGS, Corner Collins and William Sts., MELBOURNE. alcoholic . beverage. ile Shoemaker : hat did your old lather sy when you told him the ro" aher nlns' Cr moetly undergr Country Boy (lust returned Irom London) lie rnald "roote" mostly
THE BEST OF THE [?] [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 February 1914
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GOULBURN VALLER TEACHERS ASSOCIATION. ORGANISING SECRETARY'S PROPOSED VISIT. UNFAIR TREATMENT OF WIDOWS. THE CLAIMS OF WOMEN TEACHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 February 1914
GOULBURN VALLER TEACH ERS ASSOCIATION. -4 ORGANISING SECRETARY'S PROPOSED VISIT. UNFAIR TREATMENT OF WIDOWS. THE CLAIMS OF WOMEN TEACHERS. A meeting of the above association was held at the High Sohool, Sheppar. ton, on Saturday afternoon, the 21st inst, when a fair amount of business was carried through, Mr W C Crane (president), occupying the chair. In mentioning outward correspon deoce, the hon eec (Mr H Naeb), stated that Mr Inspector Gray's paper on " Grading in Elementary State Sohools" (given at the local congress, September 1913, and which had been of such interest to teachers), had been cyclos tyled, and a copy sent to each head teacher in the Numturkah and Sheppar ton districts. - At the instance of the president, the secretarp had ales written to Mr W Black (Burnley), the hon secretary of the executive of the V.S S.T Union, to arrange for a visit here from the orga nising secretary (Mr W Burston), Messrs Whitcombs and Tombs educe. tional publishers, of Melbourne, in reply...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 February 1914
A Luxury for Peop1e of llefinement : -t ýý' '__ _---"~' -ýr i .ý;Z. `4 A BKLIMJRhN ThLUiWAY. 1East Brunswick, who for 33 ye' j~has filled an important position in the Melbourne Tramway and O.B. iCompany writes this letter, which other officials can confirm, to II ii ýL l~ Th Ths fe a Document of special interest I to all railway and tramway men. I. lj o I o. f tT hid :a a Drnuer, of11 t I inter c s' t ad w5 s lad up wl.= p~s. -isy, mr: s--a ry tri. Ths d r 1 th:ýýht ; : wti;t- a r ps-jistar rsgaring tL. F:r three days IY TERPEPLTt2E 'AS 104 DECR2SS. MY LIFE ?A3 DESA'ED OF, 5!T IT WAS T t0tCH TAKINC Ti'E , 'TOOaS _DYVE THAT I AM IN THE LADO OF THE LIYiNC TOC.AY. aes -M my wr.e sn ge: CLEJ4ENTS TOXIC FOP2 HE 'TESE WA3 IN THAT ESCicILE.' I am cG:rrirAd that wr.en he Laid1 'Lif i C Gl-mer. Tnc.~ thsy i;ere THE TP.0E=ST WORDS HE EYES LTTE 0D. I am sure that r :Sd tas been my last rasting pzaec cniy for that grs id rsiiine. My wife paid 2 :f r ths small btttieas a2d had sre paid £50 sha w...
COOMA I.O.R. SPORTS. A SUCCESSFUL GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 February 1914
COOMA I.O.R SPORTS. A SUCCESSFUL GATHERING. The sporte held at Coorga on Wed. needay, under the aneplees of the local Tent of the LO.B. were a great euooees, and, notwirhstandlng the tna.+ neat, there was a large attendance of the pub. lic. For the foot races, cycle events and log chops good entries had been received and come egpiting fnishoe resulted. `fhe refresh eit booths, which were of of a etriotly teetotal character, were freely patronieed. Following are results of the sports; Maiden Plate, 100yds, 1 ls and ide -T H Crawford 1, J M'Leod 2, C King 8 Trial Handicap, 120yde. £2 and ide -T H Crawford 1, J M'Leod 2, W Poole d Sheffield Handicap, 1i0yds. £3 lOs, £1 5s, and lOs-T H Crawford, 14)yde, 1; J M'Leod, layde, 2; C Carson, 16yde, 3 - to.0 Handicap, 120yds (membere only). £1 5s and lOs-H I'arkineon 1, W Poole 2, A Heaclip 8 , ?3oya' Bicycle Race, under 17 years, half a mile, £1 Os and lOs-P Wheeler 1, L Akere 2, L N Castles 3 Handicap OCole Race, half a mile £1 de and ls-R W...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 February 1914
PERSONAL. The project to make a suitable pre eentation to Mr David Treahy, prior to his retirement from farming pursuits, and departure from the disteic', for Melbourne, is being taken up with vim. There was a largely attended meeting of friends at Pino Lodge South State-school on Friday evening, when Mr D M'Cor mick presided, and ho and others present referred in well deserved terms of lauda tion of the many fino qualities of Mr Trashy, and the many splendid services ho had rendered to the district. Mr Sam. Whitehead, hon secretary to the movement, also spoke. It was resolved to make a presentation of a gold watch, suitably inscribed,. to Mr Treahy on Friday evening next, the 27th inst., at the Pine Lodge South State-school. Mr W Davideon, whoketed as chair man of the D:edgiug (Anti-River Pol lotion) Board, was, on Saturday, pre sented by the other tsemhers of the board (ewhich includes COm F W Fair, of Shepparton), with a shield mede of Qaeenaland mshogany.. Attached was an octago...
DIMINISHED SUPPLY OF WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 February 1914
DIMINISHED SUPPLY OF WATEI4. FROM THE BROKEN RIVER. A special meeting of the Sheppaeton Water Trust wee held this forenoon at the Shire Hall, for the purpose of con eldering the diminished supply of water for the Trust from the Broken River and the question of sending a deputation to Melbourne in the Trust's interests (ro the deputation that is being sent down from the Tungamah seed Numurkah Trusts), asking for a re-allotment of the waters from the Broken River. Also the question of considering tenderes for the constrec:ion of the channel 'from Evans s channel extension to O'Koefo's creek. There were present at the meeting Come C H Denker (chairman), R Roo, W Pinchbeck, Goo Bitcon, E Quinlan, E S Green and W Phillips. The acceptance of tenders was left to the chairman, secretary and engineer. who later on considered the tenders of Mr Thomas, £49; Mr Brooks, £35 9D (ace). One the motion of Coms Roe and Bit con, the action of the chairman and Com Pinchbeck in obtaining a supply of wat...
LOCAL PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 February 1914
LOCAL PRODUCK MARKET. Butter (selling) is, is 21 Eggs (giving) 01 Cheese (selling), 103, is Bacon ~ is id, is 2d Ham..,, is 21 is 4d Wheao (givinc) 3s 5.(d Potatoes ,, 5s Onions ,, lOs 01 Bran ~, is ld bus. ChatS (selling) L3 53 Flour ,, 15s Pollard ,, is id Calfskins (giving) 51 to 61 lb Sheepskins. ,, 4 to 5. lb Hides ,,4d 5d lb