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THE UNCEASING DRAIN OF PHOSPHATES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 22 February 1912
rHE UNCEASINlG DRAIN' O PHOBPHATES. The phrase, "No phosphiti no ii., e rather a hackneyed one, but it *. e-eswtl$ thet vital necessity of supplles .;f'pbloaphate of lime. in .the develob. ;ent of all'life;both animal and vest. i?ble; : As Professor Wright. has g tarked; when the unceas?g:dlrain of -hbosphates fron tll 'descriptions of -lUvated soils,, year after year tahd entury? atter century, is taken 'fto? ,o nerderate?li lto ' no - matier 'or birs s;ris that 4elda~ sud' pasfures should 'oave becomie dended 'of"this constltu. .nt We 're llablb to think that oar iloughed lands are more subject to aoss from cropping than pastire .rrounds, and this erroneous Idea has 'mntrolled pDactice even down to the resent timfe. It should, however, hbe emembered t~hat pastures are per. "tually being robbed by grazing ani ".ale. In their case it has been con; 'ant. depletloh, for while manures of trlous kinds tre freely applied to 'able land, phstuieb are too. often ,elected, and supposed to. p...
Short Story. A Collector of Keepsakes. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
Short Story. A Collector of Keepsakes. There were five girls at tile Tarletou unl, and only one luau. HIs name was Preston, Ibt it does not really matter what ids oan lno wa+, eCIII'es. at the end of a fortulght the girls det'lred that hIw ' t not fit to Itlk to, lie had grown so spolled. Thie gtIis held it coulncil over the tlat. ler, and the result witas that t'restoU lsuddenly found themu not tit to Illlk to, either. lie haid pinned to let Alice it:cltigtllannl take himn out oailing before the tillt wais too elietr middalty, anld to resulltO a conversationl whichI she hitl left unflnulshed tile night beforo; but wiheln lie strolled nback to tile Jtn.after hit.i brelkfiast cigar ithe saw ier white sall luovltig oil between tie trees. ello s:law llnl standing onl thle sunlit veranlndla, anlid her handkerchief tluttered a snaey fariewl-l to hint. A girl with a golf stlek amne alongll nodduld to Preston, and dropped on the lowest step of the veranlld, tiking cIt her frivoloull pink s...
Copyright. A MIDSHIPMAN'S ROMANCE. PART 12. CHAPTER XIII. THE QUARTER BOAT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
"opyright. A MIDSHIPMAN'S - ROMANCE. By W. Clark Russell, Author of "The Death Ship," "The Frozen Pirate," etc. PART 12. CHIAPTER XI T. Tns QUARTER IOAT.. I was wearied in limb and profoundly moved in spirit, but I was not sleepy. jI wasoverwhelll hy the spectacle ofoceanI desolation. Thile solitude was matle in finite by the far-reanching strs, andl by the smoking look of the lusk at the horizon, and by the innlunerable nlrnlmur of waters about the reefs, and by that pallid vision of wreIck which did indeed show ini that light like the very ghost of the GUlendower. All sorts of Estrange sounds broke front the irdls sleeping about the islanI. uhat the land crab crawled on the white sasld, and his Inarc:h was silent, unleo a number fell foul, and then you cmuld hear the grinding over or. allothetr'. backs. Tbhere would e no moon till late. I saw no motion in the men near o the boat, and those in the boat lay.still. Though our needs were coalnnion, nal the distress of every nlln tas g...
AUCTION SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
AUCTION SAl.IS. MIoss?s Densloy and Jhns'one vill hold a clearing a to to-mozrrow at Ti ngaIninil, whenll, unllder ilnstrue tions from Mr. .. I . Swaby, they will-oftlri. .draughtl - homsoe,. farmin'p implements, traction engine, thresh ing, and chaff cutting plant, straw prees, hay, shlolp, rtc, etc. Full pIarticulars itl onr adverlisinn co2umn2 1 Tile salo will start at half-past one sharp. On Monday next lMesirs. Camp boll anad Sons, under instrudCliuns from Messrs. Alsho a2ld Mo2rey will sell Iby auction pedigreed draught mares, 1fi'2In horses and implllnen0to, hay, etc. The sale will start at hulf past twelve o'clock. oullt p2ar ticulars see 0 lveortlsmollnt. The 0sal, will be held. o1 l tie propoerty. Mr. W. P. Khialit will, on Tuesday next, instructlod hy MrI. John I'Lolla, sloil horses, imlplemniuts and townsvhip blocks. Owing to MIr. M'Lellau's lease expiring overy thing is for absoluto salo. For details roiad adverltiseometit.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
EASTER Carnival TO BE IIELD ON EASTER MONDAY, ON TIIE REQRBATION OROUND, WEaRRIB EE, UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE Progress. Association, Friendly Societies, Cycling, Cricket, Tennis and Football Clubs, and Metropolitan Farm Accident Society. ., °-::=PROCEEDS IN AID OV' Improuem8 nts to the I ecreation Gro0li Patrons: Captain Chirnside, C.M.G., Mr. A. T: Ozanne, M.P., Mr A. R. Robertson, M.L.A., Crs. of the Shire of Werribee, Mr. G. T. Chirnside, J.P., Dr. Manly, J.P. and Messrs.. G. Troup, and W. Edwards. Cycling events undler the Auspices of the Werribee Bicycle Club, affiliated with the I.C.C.A., open to L.V.W. members, also Footrunning under the patronage of the Victorian Amateur Athletic Association. - PR RAfirnE. WERRIBEE WHEEL RACE, 2 miles, of £8. 1st £5; 2nd, £2; 3rd, £1. entry 2s. 6d., acceptance, Is. WYNDHAM PLATE,. 1 mile, of £5 5s. 1st. £3; 2nd, £1 10s, ; 3rd, ids, nomination 2s, acceptance is. CARNIVAL STAKES, for riders within the Shire of Werribee, 1st, £2; 2nd, £1, nomi...
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
D)ENSIIlkY & JOIHNSTON'S REPORT At Newmalrktt on Tluosday Mcssrs Donl.ale nol JTohnston sold :--lttShcop \Wolher--91S cronsbred anu comobackl, George Ilros., Lavorton ; 591 caomeback, Nortnl 3['Pharson.. Ellorslie, 15/; 557 Inrino., \Walter & Tinkle', "' Paradiso," 1aullo., to 12/8 aveioraging 12/4; 254 o.'osbrd, coiirlcck and merino, Dothld P'atteo'sol, Woeraon n; 228 Imoritlo, S. Tinkl.er, to 12/0; 20. comebtack. Stotro tilitan FItrm, to 17/4, taveraging 15/10; t1-8 .iornno, J. Annand, Sydenli mt at 11/; 140 mo, ino; 1t J. itrowne, t1o.11/0: 114 cotalt.Iclt, Angus ?'titillary, La'. 1),rt; 511 "roissred arol coumb,1)k:.lr , John MOenzieon. K.abrant; di comoback, .L K. Poolo, Koriop; 31 merino, John 1altl, 0/0; 27 crossbrel and c'loeb;ck, It. hl'Lellan, ini htItnk, to 10/; averta;ing 12/; : oiollcba k, (. P. Leit.h, itlln'u lh'itgo; lt cronh rod, TI. L'napoii.t. itlla.,; 3 cm.,b:..k, G. F. M.'Fadge., .VIarpr L':lih Nor.t,l. I/. inves ---.7( Ctossnbr(1, cotoltlocl nil...
Knew What They Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
Knew What They Wanted. Milliners have other troubloes be ides the frequent dlilluitty of collect hg bills. One milliner tells of a let ýr she received from the wife of t an who, In a brief time, had ad .toced from poverty to great wealti Is faintly was still In o'scurity, bu' nas preparlng to emerge.. " want yell to make me a bonne no two hats," wrote the wife, "to e and the girls, and expense Is n. ýlcolut. My tmeasure Ia? nearly 12 Inche: nom oar to ear over the head, anll Iglht under the chin and six fiot aoil of forard to back hair, and that'. lear enuff for bothl the girls. "I'm sandy, Jane Is. dark, ano ,ecy'es got' red hair." We want llvel: icoors, and 'II anIt -bllo llowers an- 'strlngs on mine, besidtles some ploomt "Jane wants hers green, and Lur wants pink; we don't care wh: shapes, but"tiicy 'mst be becomln, '.nd so as they won't blow to plec, in the wind; nor we don't want the loud. "Please soad within five days, at if satisfactory bill will be paid once."
CRICKET. WERRIBEE v. SOUTH MELBOURNE GAS WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
CRICKl T WERrIBEE v. SOUr IH MELBOURNE'. GAS WO1RKS. Thlis match. was played on the.. local cricket grountd on Saturday. Instand constituted the most deci sivo win for the local club for tho, present season. Worribee,. hatlinog first, put up 83' for. the.lose.. of T wickets, The principal contributors. were Dihier 21, M. Walter, 19 not out, but the best innings of the day was a particularly well.made 22 by the local captain A. Comben whose. play especially on the leg side was splendid. The gas works.,were un-. forItunate in their first injnings, the-. whole side being out for 16, Didier go: ti wickets for 1. and R, Beamish. 4 for 12, including the. bat trick. Thi visitors followed oni and werea. a-'ain out fort 46, the bowling for. Worribuo this time being done by Percy Taylor 3 for 4, R. A, Mauly: 3 for 5, N. Taylor 2 for 1. W1 RRIBEE. P. Didier, a and.b Woods .., ... 21" E. English, e anti bParso... ... 8. E. Al. Walter, not out .,. 19 A. Comben, a Beck, b Woods ... 22 N. Taylor, ...
The Composition of the British Army at Waterloo. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
Th, Comupoaitlon of te Britishb Armfy at Waterloo. 'irhe battle of Waterloo ?anusa a momeutoUI event for the whole world, and when thL oal allon of o our army Is taken tnte ca n slderatlou the ?onder Is that auth a rlotori wad aLbteve 1. It howecd a Lrolbltnatbue a Iklltul commanders and brave sodlern ; th. former bLitn of Incalcultable value, nnd no tnna found In the British army. In ox preselug ray own humnble observauions as a eye witnesm, I an esort ?ith conlidenere WLi the Duke never coamanded, as a whole. u waorn, eompoeOd body ofa oldiers. Theu onataed of a mixture of veterans (his old Spanish Infantry, as be oalledtbum),recralr uetob, and tineoverlan troope, and the Ill. ntlTaed Belgianes, who, In not uanderstandlt enra other's langmge, must have occuslonnl IIy mcused mlsundertandlng. I'rom this aone tn gain ome monceptton of the mea. Latnj w'hlth the Duke bad to oppose-to lonnparte's army, Htlebh conealsted of 70,001 men of one naltion, prlnipally veternne. the rnmains of h...
What Every Husband Knows. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
What Every Husband ?nows. That It isnt. safne for him to Invil ny old frlond homo todinner withm. pnrring for timnt anid the privilege oeok or so ahead. That it takes only one to make That the day Is coming when h :111 rise up in his might and asse" mnselft, not suddenly and undignifled v, but calmly and permnanently. That the household expenses con' sneily ho cut in half if he only ha. ho time to put his gigantic intollei and businles experience upon them. That there Is always one room r in house that sllimply cantnot walt an eongor to beo dccnrntod, That the "little. affair" in which tow friends" are to be invited mean ,n tile end about two weoRs' hbar :vprk, a house full of ,.; plo, and n' 'xpenditure on many hard-earne, poundl:." The ; main trouble nith the tellow", wio hrills time Is that he kills so iq~ch hd, t:'heln ge to' really' buseYpeopl '
THE Werribee Shire Banner. WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, FEB, 29. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
THE Werribee Sbire Barnnier. \1ERn11ill.., 'rH'UIRSLTHIAY, 'il. 2s. SoMETIliNGc like four years ago the Lands Department ipurchased 16,000 acres of land, part of the Wcrribee Park estate from Mr. (G. T. Chirnside, for Closer Settlement purposes. Mr. Chirn side received a fair revenue from the land while in his pos session. I-Has the Closer Settle ment Board made it pay since taking up. the reins of manage ment, or have they even collected sufficient to. pay interest on the. outlay? Could not Mr. Robert son ask on the floor of the House, if this. is so ? The local muni cipal body is losing revenue owing to a large area of the land being non-rateable, and the town is losing gopulation. A shaking up is required somewhere and Mr: Robertson may-.do. this in his place in the State Parliamelnt The winter railway timetable is under consideration and we hear that it is suggested to start the 3 50 pm train which reaches Werribee about half-past four an hour earlier. and the Port Fairy express...
A Shrinking Umbrella. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
A Shrinking Umbrec?a. \As the man stepped out of the restau rant he unfurled a parasol, and wnaited along the street with too rain trickling down the back of hi neck and coursing In rivulets along the creases in hli slieeves. • h" \Wat are you doing with a woman's partlioln" asked tile friend withll hill. W" \ltero I your umbrnelal'" The millian llrted the parasol in the direction of tile wind. 1Ue thereblly oncceededi In protecting one side of tile face. "1 will tell you the story of tills parn eel," said he, "and it Is a very arrange story. It was not Intended originally?? to be a ilLrnaola t all. It was meant to be an umbrell. It hallppened in tllis wlay: " Last summer, before I went to tiin country, I purchlased an unmbrella. It WIle a silk tabirella, and tile IllnitulO was of carved wood. I thlought that handle rattler an odd one Iii its way, but I found later on tiht I was mistalien. At the same country house where I Iutl taken up aly Itaboe was ii widow witllh ant only son-Ia...
[?]APRICIOUS WOMEN TEST A MAN'S PATIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
ri~is 's WOM'N'T T MAN'S PkAIEN'(bA There ar liml t patene ad -edurance, and to the. blindness alsoi ,f even the most tolerant and generous. of men; an what at first appears en-, tirely charming will. uays.- writer in' the, "Scrap Book." atbist. repel.whe'h it' I understood,? sq4i when it is ~.trip ied'of its disgup itdwheo it stands, tbrth lin the .dlslllusioed mind as tlbti ttoet wantoni selfahne ss-hideous and eartless r man aisomslo a aea womshai e l "dies' ) . ts A he? arind:has sacrificed hebownfa fer eats ..right annd left, ain?d comoes?a,: ert with something of a.glow it.hts heart; 'and a hope that he has; d E..qeeod,. :nioment's hapiness, and, then,dlseco vers' that her .whole. attitude,_-:I, -hanged, and that the very things.forj w'hich she wished a little while befom ire now the very, things that she dism Ikes to think,abotut" he cannot help ii feeling, which at first is nothing but" s feeling of disappointment, but which, when it has been many times repent-, ,d, will bec...
A Deed of Charity. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
A Deed of Chnrity. Csnnesll' Illustrated nllstory of the eran'o-tierman Vnar" says the attack on the houlglts aibove (hatplgtto was rattendled by)' some noteworthy Incidents. "'rhe Prince himself"' (tPrim'e IFred.erick Charles). otld the "'Tim?os" corrtponilnt. " was at St. tubnrt. and ordered the atttek to he made. he moving near to watch it. A road froe St. llHubert leind lowoard tile right to Chant plgne. at the toot of the heights nearest to the advancing P russlUns. One brigade ro mtained at St. Iluhert. Aboot four hbat talions tmnarched along the main road to wards Yvre. which lies nto the rear of the heights and the river; nearly tbhe name force took a road through the woods leading to the village of Champlgne. The former force, spretading out into company columns. covered by skirmishers, went at tie heighti it front. with its left towards the river. and took the hills before it In gallant style. The other four battalions, or three wnit nomt .lagers, pushed through Champlgne....
Hard Luck. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
r-, heFld:-.hi ?elbows .Dres. eelose., to hia sides, his open hands were stretched out straight 1d front of.him,: .ard. he was regarding them intently.. The' condoctor stopped. the car for thini:"and. as.he watched him ascend the steps carefully,.he wondered why, some people had to suffer so in this world: . By-and-bye he went up for ,the.fares.:j " Scuse me, old chap," said the man with, the outstretched hands, "sorry to. bother you, but you mglit., take your: fare.out of my ticket pocket, will you?" Soriowfilly the conductor did so. "Thanks," said the passenger, 'you are a good sort. I say, I wonder if: you'd .do me another. good turn?. There's 'baccy arid cigarette papers in my pocket, and I'm pining for a smoke..: Would you mind doing the needful?" The soft-hearted conductor com. poned. ."HMue be an awful affliction;'?he, said, as he rolled the cigarette. "How' do you undress at nights?" ,"Eii -.Oh; like everyone else, oit coursel" "Oh, nothing to do with mre, of course; ,but: d...
CROQUET NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
OROQUET NOTES: A team of four 'ladies, from the,. Auburn Heights club played a5 match with four, of the Worribee. ladies on Thursday last. The Woerri. bee team won the four games.played: The local ladies were Mesdames.; M' Murray,. Dunnipg, Manly, and.: Miss Agar. A match with four- ladies. from, the Melbourne club takes, place. to:. day. - On,. Saturday next. a Daoules, handicap tournamerti will: beliel?,. Thu following is the programmes:- At. 1~oeclock-Mrs MoMurray, and! Mrs McDonald (1. bisque),play., Mrs. Walter and Mr ]aker., Mrs. Manly. and. Mrs, Sinclair(5, blsques): play, Mr and Mrs M'Allece. 4t 2.10 p.m. Mrs S. Agar and Miss Agar, (W1, ble-. queo) play Miss Our.rie and: Mr Me._ Donald. Mr andlMrs Dunning(54. 'bisques) play. Mrs. Rowan addiMr .?: M'Al isea,.
An Absent-minded Professor. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
An Abaent-mIndetd Professor. Profenior llopkins wts for some years one of lte leIdllig Ilglhts in IL New Eng land ltwn. n1lld Ile people who formerly IassoclIredl with a1iil know him In his dtilly walk ndll conversation unite In sayiiig thait it betler nelgllbour, an abler schollar, lanl a ore pn'bllc-pilrlited, iitrlot., 1 and ilntelligeit citlize never ilveil, says thei " Albany ArguI." At the Sainte tlime. they freely admit that lihe wsII ? tritle alnl -enlhltndedl. Ole illy,. wllenll the )rofettoo wait to toi Illnr'leMii, wvllicll IlOilioprtant slep wyes lot lakenl luln i he hal l'ea;lelll ItliddlleO ige, it wl0 unIltiJled tha1t tie wv11 eveln Iiloire :ibatr'Icieted and ataent-lltlltded than ll lal. Aippiareintly his mind wias ocellpleo witil tenie iartclllarly ab. tiruse and delleite Iroblellm, to tile ex ltluslont of everytllillg else. anll it re &lt;itiiltrl all tie tlnesse alund watchttl tact tn1d illploinacy of lls frileital to keep Ililm 1lp to Ill. palrt anild pil...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
t There is not an article of apparel that men wear but we hare it-and what's more have it at a price and of a quality to comumena itself to you. Look on our store as your store-conic in and have a stroll round and choose swhat you want in your own time-whether its the latest novelty in ties, -a newvfashion in lhirts, a nobbyv hat or merely a colfar and cofer: stud.' Your smallest purchase is just ans welcome as your largest-and we'll do our best for you in either case. Silendid range of new Season's Patterns just to hand. Call and inspect Satisfaction Guaranteedl. G ENXR1L DRAPE1YS MEN'S & BOY'S CLOTHING, Boots & Shoes. TYZACK CO., WITHOUT DRUDGERY. Co=operative Society's Stores. SOME OF ITS POINTS 1. Being; portalloe can be placed whore ever you Ikce. 2. Saves wood chopping and carrying of coal. 3. The heat is under complote control. 4. You have no big fire to atotend to. 5. Will cook the nmost elaborato meal perfectly. Cheaper than gas, fuicier than wood, Cleaner &...
VALUE OF TESTING. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
VALUE OF TESTING. The Wisconsin Dairymen's Socletp ,vhlch hat orgaulseoilit cow-tostlngantl. .'litng association, - announces that the average production of the besl ne-fourth of Illinois dairy herds has een found to be 301 I'. e hbt eor fat :'he poorest one-lout. ? duced at, .verage of 132,1-3 lb. ot fat per cow .ow. hot' -y of the poor kinld wi . aiket- 0 eorar thet-.sao prdfitoai, 5 .of' ti?o:utst'lodint : It w.lta, : e O?? '. i nFarmiers, doyou r'ealise thiat=ont t?.-t2irst idtlld will pIrddoce'as on-uci. -.pflt'ad-.l 4tfotthel atteir kind! Is r :1Ot about.titw; s opened; our eyes 0. pie rothat.eoow,- [wir iues lwe re paraslte ° add- iturd ttezsi over t. a butcher. Think' of the conditlo tfarmoer's mind' who will keep 4 ws to produce as much net profit t o good cow. otfght- ti'produce. TL ctnllsill Dairyoten's'Society has o" :aised tthe cow.testing, assoclatic. * the purpose o?doftttntg light I t(O of darkness, Solnita- a farmer a ilt cost a clance to know what h: • "s are. This...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
Scovel and, S purCinE 'li'*IE CO1 i NE t, I'avo leided.t alovely stock" of. NEW SP~RING' GOODS: SItIGc AflSUTIHNES&lt; fbroni $ s. BOAThRS; 1test shiapes, 3s 6d 1to6s 6d "ti e - NEYB' A1'P.BO B-ES " EFAIIIO1 bi'IRTS in 20'difieefit styles 'SWEA TE1S't'bu ttbri cldsd at nedk: TE'NNIS SIIRTS for waiem weatibio TIES;. SOCKS;, BEIAES; ,tia d dvoryt.hung a man S w a u l s t(b ~ ~ o u r a t xi500 Tiesa9t 9d,thworth Is.- and?l is 6d.,.to pr0ve We' are TILE TIE- I N?I'GS'." THE RACECOURSE HOTEL ( WE1 IBP 'ýE . ) t . TIRST-CLASS' A'cconodition for Travellers and Visitois at'.thiA Old Soastablishel d Hotel, wihicl is'rep! te with every convenienc,; aeid' the Muany facilities offored thlerein"fof'tlie cobii'fot of the General Public will bb 'd'ly appreciated. The choiceet and best brands of Wines, 'Ales?an'd 'Spirits'ere kept at this okteblishment. .1IIHING AND SHOOTING:' BUGGIES AND HORSES ON HIRE. M: A DIXON," Proprietrbeai CO`f. EROIAL .: OTEL IA.rdS to' inojrm the pnblic generally ...