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GOULBURN VALLEY SEAT. AND THE LIBERAL PARTY. [To the Editor of "The Advertiser."] [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
GOULBURN VALLEY SEAT. AND THE LIBERAL PARTY. [To the Editor of "The Advertiser."] SIm,-Sinoe writing in your columns against the methods of local Liberal or ganisations in connection with the next State elections, I have been informed by one of the candidates that he has been requested to pledge himself to stand down, if required to do so, or otherwise the organisations refuse to recognise him as a candidate. Probably similar com munications have been sent to the others, and matters are rapidly being brought to a head. However, the candidate refer red to evidently questions the right to such high-handed proceedings; as he recognisea that preferential voting has remove3 the necessity of such proceed ings, and he states that he will not sign any such pledge. Rumors are current that other candidates are of the same opinion, and prefer to represent the majority of the electors by gaining the position in a straightforward fight, rather than by the influence of a small section-and more po...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
MELBOURNE MARKETS, Fat Sheep.-21,000 yarded.' Prime crossbred wethers, 21s to 24 ; extra do, to 363 41; good do, 183 61 to 20s; second and inferior, from 163 ; prime crossbred ewes, 18s to 20ls excra do, 21s to 23 8d ; good do, 15s 61 to 17s 6d; second do, 123 6d to 14d; inferior do, 9s to lls; prime merino wothers, 183 61 to 219 ; extra do, to l23 ; good do, 16s to 17i O9d; second do, 13s 6d to 15s ; in ferior from 12s, with merino ewes Ss to 17s; old low-conditioned sorts, 43 to 63 91. Fat Lambs.-14,500 were penned. Prime, 14s to 15s 61; extra 15s Od to 17s; with selected pensof heavy-weights, 183 to 19., few at 20s; good, 138 to 133 91 ; medium 103 6d to 123 ; inferior, 83 61 to 10s; few undersized sorts, 6s to 83, Fat Cattle.-Prime pens of bullocks, £11 to £13, according to weights and quality, odd beasts to £16 17s 6d ; good do £9 153 to £10 16 ; good light and handy weights, £8 1i53 to £ 10 ls;. second and inferior, from £7; prime pens of cowi, £8 to .£9, with heavy weights,.£...
[To the Editor of "The Advertiser"]. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
[To the Editor of "The Advertiser']. SIR'-As a member of the Peoples' Party, I feel that the recent corres pondence attacking the system of only allowing one Liberal candidate to go to the poll should be dealt with, and I would therefore appeal to the leaders of this party to justify this action. It seems that they are really conducting the whole election, -as it is generally acknowledged that this is not a Labor constituency, and consequently any can. didate chosen by the party is practically elected. Under these circumstances the electors are undoubtedly entitled to a statement of facts, showing if more than one Liberal candidate is in the field the Liberal cause would suffer. Yours, &c., MEMBER OF PFOPLES' PARTY.
SHEPPARTON SHEEP MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
SHEPPARTON SHEEP MARKET. Full yarding of sheep forward on Tuesday, at this market; total penned 7612 head, including 1509 head in the pens. Those penned in fat were chiefly medium to indifferent quality, with a few pens of good quality mutton. These latter sold rapidly at late prices, but on the whole the market was dull and sales diflicult to effect. Crossbred wethers, good quality, 16i 4d to 17s 3d.; odd sheep to 18s ; medium quality do, 15s 6d to 163 2.; merino wethers, good quality, 15s ld to 15s lld; xbred ewes, good quality, 163 9d to 17s 21; odd sheep, to 18s; cross owes, medium quality, 12s 7d to 13s 9d ; good lambs, 14s .1 to 16e; medium do, 12s 3d to 183 9d; small do, lOs 91 to lels 4d. Store sheep-Heavy yarding of sheep, mostly indifferent quality. Several lines of good xbred owes, also few pens of good lambs ; all quality sheep demand brisk competition, and changed hands at late rates. Other lines almost im possible to sell, as vendors will not accept prices offering Act...
LOCAL PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
LOCAL PRODUCE MARKET. 4 Butter (selling) 1is, is 8d Eggs (giving) 9d Cheese (selling), 10a, is Bacon ,, is id, is 2d Ham ,, is 2d is 4d Wheat (giving) 8s lid Potatoes ,, 5s Onions ,, 10s 6d Bran ,, ls ld bus. Chaff (selling) AS 5S Flour , 15s Pollard ,, is ld Calfskins (giving) Sd to 6d lb Sheepskins ,, 4) to to lb Hidae ,, 4d 6d lb
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
-HALF-YEARLY SURPLUS SALE. HALF-YEARLY SURPLUS SALE. -THE hIL.LER STORES SMEP'PARTON. SCommences : SATURDA Y, JANUARY 24thi,- 1914, when Astonishing Bargains will be supplied by Every Department., SHOP 'EARLY AN'D I01D THE CRUSH, AT THE MILLER STORES SHEPPARTON. n l1 1 I I 1 il Ii 11 Il 11 I i AI 11 II n II I II W I I ' 11l" MM I nl lI Hi 1i' 11 i n 11 F I? 1! !i i I 1 111 i i u I I 11 I I I I I I I I I l * * i .? .-vn, ROWE & COS umnmer Sale STARTS Saturday, January 17. Corner Wyndham and High Streets, Shepparton, SPRY'S SHOE STORES Opposite Post Office, Shepparton. Boots! Boots! Boots! At MELBOURNE FACTORY PRICES. ALL GOODS MARKED IN PLAIN FIGURES. Why pay Double Profit when we supply direct from the Factory at 20 per cent less than any other House ? CALL ON US AND SAVE MIDDLEMEN'S PROFIT. Every Pair made from Especially Selected Leather for Country Wear, and are Guaranteed all Solid Leather. THE LARGEST AND MOST UP-TO-DATE STOCK OF LADIES', GENT'S, AND CHILDREN'S FOOTWEAR...
SELECTING SENATE CANDIDATES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
Zi-zd Party .will receive nominationsi up to March 23rd. These nomina tions will be passed on to a central executive which will arrange for a ballot on the preferential system. All members of either of the lea gues or of the Liberal Workers' Institute, financial a month before the taking of the ballot, will be eligible to vote. Probably four Liberals out of five who take poll tics seriously dislike pre-election of candidates, and shrink from the creation of a machine shaping the policy of a party, no matter how able or honest those who control the machine may be. Individual itm is one of the cardinal doc triaes of the trueLiberal; but there are certain crises in the political life of a community when theories must go just as they go when a foreign foeis -'ff the coast. The manifesto issned by the three lea gues should go far to remove the objections of those who dislike the machine, the '" ticket," all that has gone to degrade American politics. The manifesto sets forth clearly that...
[?]SER SET[?]S. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
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COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE AT THE CORPORATION YARDS GOULBURN VALLEY MARKETS SHEPPARTON PIG SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE AT THE CORPORATION YARDS GOULBUBN VALLEY MARKETS SHEPPARTON PIG SALE. A full yarding of pigs forward on Monday, to a full attendance of buyers. The tone of the market for bacon and pork pigs was dull, there being pran.o tically no competition in this class, and such showed a decline to 5s per head on previousgood market. Total number penned was 203 head, including 70 bacon and of nice quality, the balance of yarding being small stores and suckers; this class still demand high figures with competition very keen. Quotations:-Prime heavy bacon, 66s 6d to 72s 6d. Prime quality medium weight, 583 to 65s. Light bhcon; 51s to 56s. Prime backfats72sto80s. Heavy pork, 44s to 48s. Medium do, 383 to 423. Bacon stores, 47s to 533. Me ium stores, 34s to 363 6d. Small do, 30s to 333. Big slips, 28 to30s. Choice suckers, 19s to 23s. Inferior sorts, 163 to 18J.
OLYMPIA. CRICKET. HIGH SCHOOL v PRESBYTERIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
OL Y MPI A. CRICKET, IHln ScuIooL v PIBESuYTErIAN. Much interest was evinced yesterday at the meeting on the Recreation Re serve of teams representing the High School and Presbyterian olub3 in o3n nection with the local churches' associa tion competition. When these teams mot previously the students won by 10 runs (43 to 33), and their opponents were anxious to turn the tables. The weather conditions were excollont ; but, while High School-was well represented, the Presbyterian team was minus two or three good men (notable Davioe), and the services of the veteran, Mr W P Milne (president of the association) were ro. quisitioned. The match throughout was enjoyable and interesting, being even tually won by the school team by 20 runs, Skinner's bowling (6 for 19) hav. ing much to do with the victory. Vol. lowing are the scores ; siIOe SCHOOL. Liddelow, c Smith, b Carroll ... 11 Gay, lb w, b Stevenson ... ... 37 Roger, caught, b Carroll... .... 0 Skinner, b Carroll ... ... 6 Thomas, b C...
DAIRY SUPERVISION. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
DAIRY SUPERVISION. Throughout the State the educational work carried on by dairy sopervisors is having an excellent rfflct. Farmers are in many cases keeping fewer but better cows, and the result on the yield of milk is gratifying. In districts that have not been brought under the Milk and Dairy Supervision Act the average yield of cows is very much lower than in the areas under supervision. Mr W A N Robertson, who is the chief officer of the live stock division of the Depart ment of Agriculture, has prepared a re turn showing the average yield of cows in Victoria during recent years, as com pared withNew South Wales. The fol lowing figures will be instructive to far mers:-Average yield of cows in 1907 Victoria, 256 gallons; New South Wales, 257 gallons. 1908 9-Victoria, 243 gal lons; New South Wales, 257 gallons. 1911-12 - Victoria, 310 gallons; New South Wales, 277 gallons. 191.13 Victoria, 281 gallons. In the following table it will be seen that there has been a subsi-antial in c...
LIGHT HORSE SQUADRON. DEPARTURE FROM SHEPPARTON. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
LIGHT HORSE SQUADRON, DEPARTURE FROM SHEP PARTON. There was a strong element of militarism at the Shepparton rail. way station this morning. The station-master, Mr 'I. Davies, and his capable staff were busy in see ing to the entrainment of men and horses for the imposing camp at Broadford, where they, along vith the other Defence detach ments are to be inspected by Gen eral Sir Ian Hamilton, Inspector General of the Oversea Forces. •Tae fact that such a distinguished Imperial oflicer, whose breast is ablaie with medals and decorations -when in full uniform-was to cast his critical eye upon them, has made everybody endeavor to look his beet, in the martial adaptation of the term; and so, for many days past, the men of the Shepparton troop of C Squadron have, like the rest no doubt, been hard at polish. ing up and furbishing their arms and accoutrements; with the result that when they stepped forth from their respective .homes today it was as if 'a gladdened sun was adding to their g...
ZILLAH HARRISON ENTERTAINERS. TALENTED AND DELIGHTFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
ZILLAH' HARRISON ENTER TAINERS. TALENTED AND DELIGHTFUL. The Zillah Harrison Entertainers may justly be stated to be one of the very best vandeville companies that has visited Shepparton for a long time, and undoubtedly the very best for many months past. It is one whose members are all highly talented, and who know what to give the public in the way of entertainment; and that they thoroughly succeeded in their efforts at the Star Theatre on Toes day evening was quite evident by the rapturous and enthusiastic manner in which the audience applauded and demanded encores. Unfortunately, the audience was not too large-a circumstance doubtless very largely due to the local public being made extra wary because of its having been so fro quently imposed upon by travelling companies, .which either fell very short of their self-belauded accom plishments, or were, through in competency, altogether unfit to appear on any stage, however un pretentious it might be. And the pity of it is that meri...
PUBLIC WORKS. SHEPPARTON SHIRE'S SHARE [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
PUBLIC WORKS. 5?EPPARTON SHIRE'S SHARE Included in the estimates re cently approved by Parliament was a grant of £25,000 to assist shire councils n constructing main and other roads, carry out drainage works, and repair the damages to bridges caused by floods. The amount is considerably lower than the grant (£46,000) distributed last year. One reason for the reduction is that Parliament has voted £4,000,000 for the construction and maintenance of roads by the Coun try Roads Board. This is the last occasion on which the distribution of special grant for roads and bridges will be made by the Public Works department. In future all expenditure of the kind will come within the operations of the Coun. try Roads Board. ,The Minister for Public Works (Mr Hagelthorn) has allocated the following among other grants to shires : Shepparton Shire-Towards me tailing road leading to Dookie Col lege (council to expend £150 addi tinnalk. x£150 Euroa Shire-Towards maiuten ance of main roads leading to...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
PERSONAL. Mr J. A. MI'Gillivray recenwly trans ferred from the management of the Shepparton branch, National Bank, to that of Horsham, is to pay a return flying visit on Monday next, March 2od, arriving at Shepparton by the midday train. In the evening he is to be pub licly entertained at a smoke social at Maltby's Shepparton Hotel, and made a presentation, in recogniton of his many valuable services to the town. The Earl of Minto, formerly Gover nor-General of Canada, and Viceroy of India, who has been critically ill in London, is improving acnd maintaining his strength. He is 67 years of age. The earl is the brother-in-law of Earl Grey who was last week in Shepparton. At St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Nathlia, on Sunday, 15th inest, the con gregation and many friends from outside took occasion to say farewell to the Rev Father Griffin, who has been granted a holiday for 12 months to enable him to recuperate and visit the land of his birth. A presentation of 115 guineas was made...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
THE RECENT EPIDEMICS OF SMALLPOX AND DIPHTHERIA Would certainly not have attained such proportions if the hygienic fact were more generally known that the disinfection of the mouth by a reliable and harmless antiseptic is a great pro tecting factor againsts all ailments where the infection is through the throat or respiratory tract. By putting 3 drops of SANDER'S EUICALPT EXXTRACT, on a piece of loaf-sugar and allowing it to dissolve in the mouth that cavity is thoroughly dis infected. The volatile nature of SANDER'S EXTRACT makes it penetrate every crevice. SANDER'S EXTRACT is not naaseous nor de pressing like the common eucalyptus and possesses great antiseptic power. By using SANDER'S EXTRACT you avoid the uncertain composition of the lozenge :you have the benefit of the strongest antiseptic that can be used with safety, and the result is protection from all infection., CAWNIVAL WHEI AT SALE OF SALES Record Business and Record Bargains. 36=in. Dress Linen, 6 shades of navy, also ...
NUMURKAH'S WATER SUPPLY. THE ROTTING OF REEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
NUMURK AH'S -WATER SUPPLY. THE ROTTING OF REEDS. The recent spell of very hot weather has drawn attention in a very unpleasant manner to the state of the Numurkah water supply. During Saturday and preceding days the stench rising from the weir was noticeable in the main. street, and residents are becoming alarmed at the prospect of an outbreak of fever. The reeds in the creek have grown very luxu riantly since the last burning off, and are now very thick in the stream. If the water taken from the pipes is allowed to stand for any length of time it become very offensive, and .this is attributed to the rotting of the reeds, combined with the droppings from the thousands of starlings that nightly make the reeds their roosting place. The birds can be seen every evening for miles making towards Numurkah, and from all directions they gather at the mouth of the weir and fly about for some time prior to going to roost. Consider. able shooting takes place at them, and it is probable (says th...
SHEPPARTON'S WATER SUPPLY. DEPUTATION TO THE MINISTER OTHER COUNTRY COMPLAINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
SHEPPARTON'S WATER SUPPLY. DEPUTATION TO THE MINISTER OTHER COUNTRY COMPLAINTS, Three deputations waited upon the Minister of Water Supply (Mr Hutchinson) yesterday with regard to the water services in country places. Mr Greham, M.L.A. introduced a deputation from the Shepparton Waterworks Trust (Corns Denker and Phillips; Mr Nugent,secretary; Mr Tisdall, engineer), who com plained that the water sent over Casey's Weir for their domestic and stock supply only reached half way into their area. They askeed for the construction of a small channel, at a cost of £~0, to relieve the settlers at the far end. The Minister said he would go into the question of the allocation of water, and would comply with the rennest for a channel. Mr Graham also introduced .Ors F G Moss and F 1H Furze, repre senting the Numurkah Water Trust. They compained that the supply of water the people of Nu murkah were receiving was quite inadequate. A supply of water sufficient to satisfy their require ments had be...
GLIMPSE OF PAST ENGLISH WOMAN IN FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 February 1914
iLIMPSE OF PAST. ENGLISH WOMAN IN FRANCE. Madame Louis Latour touched a sub jtct of peculiar interest to English women yesterday, when, in her French lecture at the Grafton Galleries, she dealt with the death of Henrietta of England, the Duchess of Orleans (says the "Westminster Gazette" of Novem ber 28). It was the most brilliant hour of her life when Louis XIV. sent her to Eng land as his ambassador to arrange the alliance. She was never forgiven for this by the Duke, her husband, and when she returned to France on June 24, 1670, not a single member of hi' family paid her the slightest attention The Duchess was deeply chagrined. pnd she felt the affair much more deep ly when her husband surprised her at Versailles when she was talking poli tics with the King, and made a violent scene. She entered the Queen's apart ments after that incident, and it is re carded that Mlle, de Montpensier, who saw her, observed that she "thought she had seen a dead woman walking about with her face r...