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Moe Post Office. Mails are exchanged with the undermentioned places: DESPATCHED to [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 1 April 1914
Moe Post Office. Mails are exchanged with the under mentioned places : — DESPATCHED to— Melbourne, daily, 9.40 a.in and 6.25 p.m Up T.P.O., daily. 9.40 a.m and 6.25 p.m Down t.p.o.( daily, 11.20 a.m.& 8.15 p.m Walhalla, daily, 11.20 a.m. Upper Moondarra, daily, 11.20 a.m. Moondarra, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11.20 a.m. Jubilee and Cooper's Creek, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 9 40 a.m. Coalville, Narracan and Thorpdale, daily 11/20 a.m. Thorpdale, Monday, 8 a.m. Willow Grove, Hill End and Duggan, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 11.20 a.m. | RECEIVED from— Melbourne, daily, 11.30 a.m and 8.25 p.m Up T.P.O., daily, 9.45 a.m. and 6.85 p.m Down T.P.O, daily, 11.80 a.m.. 8.25 p.m Coalville, JNarracan and Th -rpdale, I daily, 5.30 p.m. Thorpdale, 9.35 a.m., Mondays only Walhalla and Upper Moondarra, Mon day, Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day, 9.25 a.m. ; Wednesday and Friday, 6.15 p.m. Moondarra, Cooper's Creek and Jubilee (via Walhalla), Wednesday and j Friday, 6.15 p.m. ; M...
CRICKET. TRAFALGAR EAST v. MOE. (BY SPECTATOR). [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 1 April 1914
CRICKET. TRAFALGAR EAST v. MOE. ' (By Spectator). The above clubs met on the Moe ground on Saturday last. The visitors had first use of the wicket. H. Parke and R. Stewart made a good start, scoring 23 for the first wicket. The bowling of Baker and Johnston proved altogether too good for the rest of the batsmen, and the innings closed for the small score of 47 runs, R. Stewart  being the only batsmen to reach double figures. Baker [5 for 22] bowled really well, and bore out the opinion expressed by me some time ago—"That more use should be made of Baker as a bowler." Johnston secured the nice average of 4 for 8—a big improvement.on his two previous performances. The home team made a poor start, the first four wickets pro ducing only 26 runs. Jones and1 Stagg then made a good stand, putting on 31 for the fifth wicket, and later on Stagg and Johnston made things lively, hitting up 32 for the seventh wicket. The innings closed for 95. H. Parke bowled well for the visitors, securing...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 1 April 1914
Hacking Codgu.—" For about two years my son, Eric, had a nasty hacking cough, "says Mr Albert -W. Coleman,Caramba," Moncur Street, Dulwich Hill, N.S.W. "Then I gave him Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, and after a few doses noticed he had greatly improved. Before we had given him the whole bottle his cough had completely disappeared. He is now strong and well, and gaining weight daily." Sold by all storekeepers and chemists.® Moe stock sale on Friday next. Good yard ing expected. ~ ■ It Has No Equal —" I had cramping pains in the stomach and nothing gave me ease," says Mrs A. Jones, Main Rd., Mt. Clear, Vic. " As a number of my customers swear by Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy, I thought I would give it a trial, and I got re lief after the firBt dose. I think there is nothing equal to Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy for pains in the stomacli." Sold by all storekeepers and chemistB.0
DUGGAN. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 1 April 1914
DUGGAN. The season is the driest on record. Grass is very scarce. The dairying season is almost over. The owners of dairy herds are drying their cows off, fearing a bad winter. Bush fires have been raging on the hills for the past two months. Mr Heale lost his hay-shed and hay, and Mr G. Williams an unoccupied house. No other damage has been reported, and the fires have done good rather than harm. A deputation waited on the Premier, on his recent visit to Neerim Junction, and asked for an unconditional grant for a bridge over the icy Creek—at Duggan. It was explained that the Buln Buln Shire Council did not. feel justified in contributing anything to wards the cost, as so far they had drawn no revenue from the. territory on the eastern side of the Icy Creek. In the absence of Mr Barnes, who had a prior engagement, Mr Mackey put the case for the settlers. Mr Watt asked that the particulars should be forwarded to Mr Barnes. On the re ceipt of the particulars, he promised to go with Mr...
DISTRICT NEWS. MOONDARRA. 28/3/14. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 1 April 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. (From Our . Own Correspondents). MOONDARRA. 28/3/14. Little or no growth was taking place owing to dry weather, but with the late rains things are be ginning to improve, although only about 80 or 90 points have fallen so far. A large number of cattle has been bought this year and driven away by dealers, and this has led people up Harris way to advocate the holding of periodical cattle sales at this centre. The advantages of being able to dispose of stock at a local sale-yard will be appreciated, I should imagine, by most farmers.. At a meeting of the local Progress Association, held recently, this sub ject was mooted by Mr Thomas, the secretary, and some of the down country salesmen are to be ap proached on the matter. Grass is short and dry, with the exception of paspalum, which has grown well till lately. The potatoes are suffering for want of moisture, and in some cases are very poor; others—the robust kinds—are standing the drought well. Mr Watson's place has just...
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. Messrs McPhail Bros. & Co. report under dates of 25th and 26th inst: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 1 April 1914
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. Messrs McPhail Bros. & Co. report under dates of 25th and 26th inst :— - Stores.—Light supply, and, owing ' to the operations of an outside buyer, biddings were brisk, and prices ruled firm. Suckers.—Very few to hand, sold at from 12a to 15s; slips, 20s to 25s; good strong stores, 30s to 35s; seconds, 26s to 29s. Pork. - Consequent on the short supply, competition was keen at im proved rates. Prime made from 38s to 44s; extra do, 45s to 48s ; light, from 32a. Bacon.—Following late heavy pen nings, baconers were more moderately supplied, and consequent on an in active demand values ruled easier for best sorts, while, owing to the light supply of porkers, rates for inferior ports improved. Prime made 65s> to 75s; extra, to 79s; medium and light, 55s to 63s; others, from 50s. Backfatters.—Very small number forward, and nothing exceptionally good. Prices were a shade better. Best sold at from £5 to Sfl/ We sold one pig amongst others for Mr E. Kurrle, Ko...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 1 April 1914
YOO SHOULD BE DETERMINED in rejecting the worthless and frequently in jurious counterfeits which are sometimes pushed for the sake of greater gain as "just as good" as the GENUINE SANDER AND SONS' PURE VOLATILE EUCALYPTI EXTRACT. Be not deceived! SANDER'S EXTRACT is recognised by the highest medical authorities as possessing unique stimulating, healing and antiseptic'powers. The preparation of SANDER'S EXTRACT from the pure selected leaves, and the refinement by special processes give it curative virtues peculiarly its own. There- • fore, be not misled! Demand and insist upon the GENUINE SANDER EXTRACT, and you will derive the benefit that thousands have derived from it before. "When ill you should not depress yourself more by the common, bulky and nauseating eucalyptus oils and so-called extracts. What you want is quality and reliability in small dose, and this you find only in— SANDER'S EXTRACT.
TRAFALGAR STOCK SALE. Messrs J. K. Jennings & McInnes report under date of Saturday, 23rd March: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 1 April 1914
TRAFALGAR STOCK SALE. ♦ Messrs J. Iv. Jennings & Mclnnes report under date of Saturday, 23rd March :— 600 cattle yarded, and very high prices obtained for dairy cows and fat cattle. Melbourne buyers were present, and bought freely, 15 trucks of cattle being consigned to the city. Milkers and springers sold up to L9 10s ; a nice line of springing heifers, on account of Mr J. McColl, at L7; a truck of bul locks, on account of Mr T. Sussex, L9 10s ; fat cows to L8; a lot of fleshy cows from L4 10s to L6 ; store cows, to L4 ; 2yrs-old heifers, L3 10s; store bullocks, L4 15s ; poddies, 25s ; bulls, to L7. ' Pigs'.— Large yarding, and prices slightly lower. Sows to L4 15s; baconers, L3 8s, porkers, 48s ; stores, L2 2s; slips, 218; suckers, 15s.
FAREWELL SOCIAL AND PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 1 April 1914
FAREWELL SOCIAL AND PRESENTATION. On Tuesday evening last, a farewell social and presentation was tendered to the Rev. C. L. Crossley by the members of the Church of England of Moe and district, when the Mechanics' Hall was comfortably filled, all denominations being largely represented. The hall was tastefully decorated by the members of the Holy Trinity Young Ladies'Society, the scheme being carried out in young blue gum bushes and large red poppies Across the stage was stretched a large streamer, bearing the words Bon Voyage," the stage itself repre senting a sitting room. The opinion expressed by one and all was that the hall had never looked prettier. Cr .Beck (in the chair) opened the proceedings, which were of quite an in formal character, songs and speeches being interspersed with periods in which those present could move about and chat to each other. The Rev. C. Robertson spoke in a very happy vein on behalf of the Presby terians of this district, and expressed the high est...
LONDON TRAFFIC [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 1 April 1914
LONDON TRAFFIC The sixth annual report .of the Lon don Traffic Branch of the' '-l! Board of Trade, issued last week as a Blue Book (Cd. 7190), indicates (say "The Timesi" of Janaury 16) the magnitude of the problem confronting the traffic authori ties of London. After giving details of the area and population of Greater London, the report explains that the Outer Suburban Ring, with a radius from the centre of London to the cir cumference of about 30 miles, comprises an extra 2115 square miles approxim ately, with an additional 1,219,788 in habitants, giving in all a total popula tion of 8,471,146 to be considered, spread over an area of 2808 square miles This vast population exceeds not only the population of Ireland, Scotland, and the Commonwealth of Australia seve rally, but even exceeds that of the Do minion of Canada, with an area of 3,730,000 square miles and a population in 1911 of 7,205,000. A very interesting table shows the enormous growth in the numbers of passengers carri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 1 April 1914
Bodght a Bottle.—"I had pains in my legs which the doctor said was rheumatism," writes Mr Robt. Cochrane, Builder, Waimiha, ' N.Z. " His lotion did me no good and 1 suffered misery. I saw a friend using some . liniment which he told me was Chamberlain's 1 Pain Balm and offered me his bottle to try it. - It did me so much good that I bought a bottle ■ myself and was soon free of ^all pains." Sold by all storekeepers and chemists,*
INVENTIONS OF 1913 [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 1 April 1914
INVENTIONS OF 1913 During the year just closing 30,000 applications have been made for patents in the United Kingdom, the total being practically the same as last year (says "The Daily News and Leader"). Aeronautics have once more attracted the attention of the ingenious, some five hundred of the applications dealing with flight. But locomotion on terra firma is still found in the foremost place, over 2000 applications having been filed for patents relating to rail ways and motor and other road vehi cles. More than one fortune has been built upon a simple idea—boot protectors are a case in point. There are no indica tions that the simple inventions of 1913 will produce a golden harvest, but there are many of great interest. One is a paper wardrobe, consisting of an airtight bag made of paper, in which wearing apparel may be enclosed. Since the invention of the campstool collapsible articles have been patented. This year tiie articles coming under this head include a collapsible meat...
TROUBADOUR PRINCE [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 1 April 1914
TROUBADOUR PRINCE Prince Mirko, the second son of Kins Nicholas of Montenegro, -who arrived in London on Monday (says "The Daily Express" of January 7), gave an inter view to an "Express" representative yesterday. It will be remembered that the Prince won many laurels during the recent war, when he persisted in sharing the hardships of his soldiers, and nearly lost his life before the walls of Scutari. The ten months spent in the marshy region of the River Boyana, when Prince and soldiers were constantly in territory where the mud came up to their knees, has, however, told on the health of the Prince, who has been or dered to the Riviera by his medical ad viser. He leaves to-day on his way to the south of France, but will spend a few days in Paris on business. "This business is in connection witii my favorite pastime music," Prince Mirko said to the "Express" represen tative. "I have decided to publish a dozen or so of my latest compositions, as I am anxious to raise funds for the s...
SOCIALISM OPPOSED [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 April 1914
SOCIALISM OPPOSED i Mr Vincent Astor, "America's1 rich est young man," publishes a dignilied reply to the open letter in which Mr Upton Sincl^iy- urged'him to devote his mai\y i/iilli'onK to the1 Advancing) of the cause1 of'Socialism- (says "The Times." j The argument used by the author of "The Junge" was that there a.rfc 10,000,000 of destitute people in the country to-day, antl that Socialism prop vides the only means of relieving- their sufferings. To this Mr Vincent .Aslot-' retorts that he is "fortunately'' asso ciated with many organisations .inter ested in sociological questions, and that in his studies he has had the benefit of' the experience and advice of the Head ing officers of the American Federation of Labor and the chiefs .of the Railway Brotherhoods. He asserts, that iiot one ! man entitled to speak for the working classes whom he has met "regards Socialism as a cure for the evils which we all recognise and deplore." Mr Vincent Astor begs Mr Sinclair to accept, from ...
WIZARD OF MENTONE [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 April 1914
j wizard! of mextone I ...... (By G. Valentine "Williams in " The Daily Mail.") Every morning, without fail., about S o'6lock he comes over frorn Sordighera, which lies like a white, tapering linger-1 stretched out into the sparkling Medi terranean. He is always a 'trifle flush ed, for he comes in a tremendous hurry knowing that he has a hard day's work before him. ' Until 4 o'clock or there .abouts he. stays" in Mentone, revealing with his magic wand a myria'd marvel lous beauties of which before his coin ing we had no knowledge; then, with a delicate blush and slowly, for ne is very tired, he slips away behind the darkling slopes of Cap Martin to west ward, and winter, which his presence banishes, steals over Mentone once more. , Monte Carlo, round a coupie of pro montories 'o the west, has its casino and its elegants and enegantes, its opdra with its world-famous singers, its theatre with great Parisian artists "dans leurs creations." Here in Men tone at present we have only one ...
ENGLAND AND GERMANY SPEECH BY AMBASSADOR [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 April 1914
ENGLAND AND GERMANY SPEECH BY AMBASSADOR Prince Lichnowsky, German Am bassador, presided at a festival dinner held at Newcastle-on-Tyne last night, in aid of the funds of the German Mission to the Seamen and Sailors' Home, South Shields (says "The Daily Telegraph" of January 14), aind in the course of his remarks expressed the opinion that the good relations that had so long existed Between Great Britain and Germany would, with the help of a fuller mutual understanding and a still better 'realisation of the possibilities of peaceffil development, always be maintained. The company included the Earl of Durham, Lord Allendale, the Rev. Dr. Harms (presi dent of the mission), the Lord Mayor of Newcastle, and' Six' Tho,mas Oliver. The German Ambassador proposed the toast of the King. "His Ma.iesty," he said, "has at all times manifested the most sincere sympathy and inte rest in every undertaking of a philan thropic nature, and has not limited his endeavors for the diminution of human suf...
THE ROSE=LEAF ROMANCE [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 April 1914
'ur,. "5 ... " THE R0SE4BF ROMANCE (By R. T. Chandler in "The West minster Gazette.") • It was one of those rare accom . plished first novels which seem to find their publisher and their public as easily as love finds its young dream. It appeared under the auspices ol' a Sne old firm, anonymously, though the lashioh is out of date, and the world seized upon it at once. "A true rose leaf romance, delicate as sea-spray in June, yet glittering and keen as dia mond dust," wrote the wise, austere critics of the reviews who have read all books in all languages. "You sim - ply must read it," said the feminine population to its friends, and even the great unpublished were not. aishamed to be seen reading it. It created something less than a furore, pernaps, but tar more than a succes d'estime. It was a book that politi cians were compelled to glance at while dressing for dinner. Heviewers, to be in the mode, had to allude to it; it was a sound topic for breaking the ice at dinner parties; o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 April 1914
Bought a Bottle.—"I had pains in my legs which the doctor said was rheumatism," writes Mr Robt. Cochrane, builder, Waimiha, N.Z. "His lotion did me no good and 1 suffered misery. I saw a friend using some liniment which he told me was Chamberlain's Pain Balm and offered me his bottle to try it. It did me so much good that I bought a bottle myself and was soon free of all pains." Sold by all storekeepers and chemists.* Mark Twain says : " When I was editing the "Virginia City Enterprise," writing copy one day and mining the next, a superstitious subscriber once wrote and said he liad found a spider in his paper. Was this good or bad luck ? I replied to him in our ' Answers to Correspondents' column as follows: ' Old Subscriber.—The finding of a spider in your copy of the 'Enterprise' was neither good luck nor bad. The spider was merely looking over our pages to find out what merchant was not advertising, so that it could spin its web across his door, and lead a free and undisturbed e...
A Plea on behalf of the Printer! [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 April 1914
A Plea on behalf of the Printer! >, Lives of great men all remind us Honest men don't stand a chance ; The more we work there grow behind ub Bigger patches on our pants. On our pants once new and glossy, Now are stripes of different hue ; All because subscribers linger, And won't pay us what is due. Then let us all be up and doing, Send your mite, however small ; Or, when the cold of winter strikes us, We shall have no pants at all.