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Qualnt Juvenile Humos. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
Quaint Juvenile Humor. I Clergymen arid Sen:l'. -e'ilool teac' S"n must often to ha dl put, to keep -ave face when catechising the chi ,'en. \When" a?kcd '.bY. her teach, .at a II. wase. one of the children Shemeld Sunday-s:otol re-plied: "A i homination, unto.the Lord,.and a ver. .esent help i time of trouble." ny-scliool class about the ma? wit 1li 'among thieves on the way fro.t ernsalenm to Jericho. Bringing th tory to a 'point, he asked :"Now, wh. Id the, priest and Levlte. pass by o he other siode?" I, know," said t ld; "becadii" tl ot'man was alread obbed." Another lad was asked why Ellsh as sorry ,wkjlin t?i Shimaite's seo .s dead, and the answer can romptly: "Because hle didn't like b, ig left alone with a widow."' "Who was Moses?" asked a teache Sthe Hlanley Council School reccntl. oses," declared the scholar at e.ssed. "was the muall who w\asn owned when lie was a baity.' . \Vhen 'the.teccher put the followin one of his p"iiis, "WVhy did hIose kie efl his shoes before "ap...
HOW THE LIVER PROTECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
HOW THE LIVER PROTECTS. 1nR. G. A. Pet.n o and Aurel "no d?noribe the functions of ti r as protective agalnst the vet Sald nneral' poisons that occ: 'ally ftid their way into the dige' s'ntait. It.lsoln lprotects again, Smicro on:ganismsi but not again mrs. It. howeve-r, acts again ,J'w i'o-.nn. cholera,'. tvphold. a nlic extactls, and putrlid maaterial 'ct't agaiinst, bacteria Is idue t living c~ii .l tile blood vesse ting anl killing teem.anecording , no. Otl:t'er re.r iit to the amou' glycng' n erontain";d. in the live e !otreri a hai\ umade exlmerlmer. ascertain ?hietlier there Is a p, Live action against the ordinary I t1ial tox!ns or polsous. The r :'s. nlend them to c,.nciule the tI or exerts a . mtarnld protective a an against ordina-y intestinal p as. Thel lung ncts on thoee tll'" ave escaped the liver. and last of a ie blood. by meanns, of ts lIving cel." : tinues the. aetln.
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. HARRISON—GIBBONS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
ORANGE BLOSSOMS, HARRISON-GIBBONS. The marriage of Mr. Thomas Harrison, of Tarneit, to Miss Eva Eleanor Gibbons, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Gibbons, of Werribee, took place on Tuesday, at 5 p.m., at St. Thomas', Werribee. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. G. A. Kitchen, of Frank- ston, late of Werribee. The church was tastefully decorated by the ladies' guild, the organ was played by Miss M'Guinness, and the choir sang "The voice that Breathed o'er Eden." The bride was given away by her father and wore a gown of white crepe-de-chine,. trimmed with silk lace, long square train from the waist, caught with orange blossom, and the usual wreath and veil were worn. She carried a bouquet of roses and fern and wore a gold pendant (gift of the bridegroom). The bridesmaids, Misses Bertha and Annie Gibbons (sisters of the bride) wore cream silk frocks and large hats and carried bou- quets of red dahlias and fern. The bridegroom's gifts to the bridesmaid were a gold chain bracel...
WERRIBEE SHIRE COUNCIL. SATURDAY FEBRUARY 24 1912. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 29 February 1912
WERRII3BEI SIIRE COUNCIL. SATURDAY FEBRfUARY 21 1912. Present-Ors. Johnsosn (presileont) in the chair, and Ors. Agar, ('avy, Beamish, L'akel, Browno, 'rouip, \tl'Naughton. CORRIESPONDEINOr. Froin Primoe Minister's offrca, aoltnowlodging redolntion1 passed by council.- r Commlonwealth 11i Ik Act, relating to Savings t;Ink business-Received,. From John S. Carr, re rales on building, lots in Filzroy-street, Laveoton, and askcing Ithant interest charges might be waived,--Rr ceivoed. . From Lands .Departlneent, asking -for infornmaion re the conedition of bhe areas of- frontage reserves.in the islire of Wcrriilee.-Receivod.'. outm Public Works Deplrtmlnut;t foi'wardingi :voucher for X.432/12: for signatlre.-Secretary to attenmi. From. Trea?ury, forwarding £0010 subsidy.-Received. From Metropolitan Board of Works, stating that itie offensive smell alising fro?Lt- the sewer cross ing Dunsan's road, 'will be enquired into.-Received. From A. J. Lowiman, secetalry Cocoroc School North comuuit...
Repairing a Damaged Warship. How the Water Was Expelled. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
Reptairing a Damaged Warshlip. How the Water Was Expelled, Accounts of the accident to HuJM.S. Itona. conture, wahioh etaruck onl two rockt on the hina station. bhave atrendy been puhishld, 'bllu th Ihr nterenting 'nnner in nhieh_ th water wa oepuilpil fromn the vc-ael han not been reonrld. After the ship was oiff the rock. Iho 'pnumps noul not ,make any int pressein on tiLe water In the lo cccr peroiio-n. room. Tho ?aptnln therefore hbad a hole cut In ohe ar?noulred 'khk, l"ronl hi hl;i jol al water ft. high r'ime oui. A1 screwnc nonit 'acn flttil tn the ,holo. and ,an eifc rt a madn to force IIt air with th dlvinng-pnmp, whch theoreticnally, nhoatet 'have been able to io II, tblt It woulci not. Teho ehief engineer then propoede pe-ceinq in the ore-dno air ervlce-, cwnhiitc e-as dnne. Of course wctch it It'ihould h eave been apo?hie to hblow the shlp ip, o ent eafety-valec (ia ptieo of Indltartlbber tubing, c"hiteh uncld burnet if the presanure rose too high) woae fitted i to til'p...
"Missing." [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
"Ml1islng." tartell'a Iagac-lno for 'Lefontber con tuaon an article on "' 'ho Stroeta ort Lando," from '*-'hh 'we extrct an Interuiet 1towren the author and a pollen itspetor. Said the latter : Ahbout ton years ago t was wateolhing vome worliuou putrlllg down a row of old, rtiverolde houneo that had had a delspelrate bad ropultatloo. tlime rmt of mrid, and I can recollect what a talrt It gone me wll. they thowod me that noarlY avery houter had a great trapl-door through wrhlch any thing eouad ho dropped into the rare of the tide beloew. Ltuany a poor thdau had gone to Iois death that way '1tt go butll. t' Bat I c? tell you a eurlous' thing that hyappenued only tho other day. Lt ma ll had hbeen druggedd and rdbhbd, bt ho told to that boeoro ho 'bheoamo tnlsen.ble ha hao tmanaged to lock aod bolt bid door.. and locked and 'bolted it was 'when hr canet round agautn. (Iow they had got nto and robbed 'blhm h coulttn't taglne. \VWtdl. we eoaarchred ebout and nually dlicovered that the doo...
Short Story. With the Fall of the Leaf. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
Short Story. With' the Fall of the Leaf By AUGIUS1TA ANCOCCK. "'It's coming soon," rtle girl said to herself ; " the aultumn is cominhg !" All through the winter she hald looked forward to sprillg-spring, w;tl its gold en crocus-cups and its daffodils on the edge of tile wood, withl in tsoft sounds of singig=birds, and 1 tile rustle of tile fret'sh 'wind am:id the new young leaves; and now the spring haind COllme ;nll gone. whille ste looked forward to tile bs>um mer, And tie Jonqtluls and tile pl11e nne 1101one10 gve place to lznure forget-me 1101s and pink1 l dog-roses, an tilhe tall Imellildowl sweet roe fragrlanlllt nod queen ly "ll idi tCte lon10g graIss, and lthe hedges we re renamy Ianld sllell-tlnted with honiesuckle , anId site looked forward to the alutlumn. So tilte soft Coolng of the wood-pigeon canle n1l wnt through the wgoodhtnd, 'ntld the young thrughes tried their wltngs from bush to ibush in the under growth, and tile grellt crimson roses In galrdenlwaly nuni ple...
BAZAINE'S GAME OF BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
BAZAINE'S CAME OF BILLIARDS. -+-- The huateau of San-Suiont-Martin, near Metz, was put uplt to auction a week or two ago, but failedo to reach lnything like the reserve pricu. leaders of Alpllonso I)audot will re omlemer his fine war sketch, " La Partin du Mlillard." The legend current atn Metz (poplu lIri~cedl Iter on, a Priussianl daily statoes. I)y Edond Abotit) is Uhat on Octolber 10, 1870, I13aziine wisq plnyintg a gait(e of billiltrds in this tlnnlsion, his tetllnportll headtluar One after cnoothor Ilte estafetcls ar rived with their late of honpIts r"'gi mlents ldecimll bot y tihe conIII:IttILt ti fire of an imtnlaca)h n wall htndlcd fl o . llLt tlhe Mliarslil had givent orders thlat his gltteo was r otl to ?e interruptetl. FHo Itplayed on ste?dilyv 0id wolt Ihis tmatch-Just an is ( ntnu l yilhI ,lid lllfn " gro(tlll i Illti fell hitak " owardst-Ie "-ttntilut CiLty" (for the tltrrlllenrlettr of which the Marshat was afterwards tried eal olletmned)l), nuw Hllutlly sur roundedl...
A CANDID WITNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
A CANiD W)trTrEta 2oho Ells, who waa. tei Vi'a tv r zartrimnanl". wars once SipYOY.fc a- an. ageit tinai- electlol twbich Wza of: only, strongly . doteosted on' ith po't, but on the ground of some IU' •egularity,.brought by peittlo:bLbofro?i? :hbe ouse of Commons. To.the b'r odi S.e E-loue, Mr. 'llis was brought1 ,lS' he part ot.th pottiionoing candldatz; -lie "heo 'nderweiot a croeezanslha ",on' o which the following4i: the'ub· . ý nuaoiý d : tr Elilt ati- i 1 'r odr disIdeabii sum whes eepeoded Stlhls peectooh, and that 'great part of was d!rected to the purpose of "cb, plting the voters. Do youf know or iy such applicatlon of money, or of ny bribes b'oleg actually accepted oil he" part of the elcitiori?" "Indeed, sfr,, db .du s ag~it, I -nio inat' our/ party- bribed all, whom we ',uldi get to accept ?our money!' At this aokndirledgmet, a palu o u - .aonlshment-seemed. to pervadd.ibte sause; a murmur succdeded. which ply siublded on a member' sayeig? 16 'e witness: "Your party did...
Copyright. A MIDSHIPMAN'S ROMANCE. PART 13. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
"opyright. A MIDSHIPMAN'S • ROMANCE. " ~------ By W. Clark Russell, Author of "The Death Ship," "The Frozen Pirate," etc. PART 13. Belle was as rejoiced at my return as if I had been away a month. She coloured hotly, her eves sparkled, she stammerdd with delight; she had cer tainly been afraid of the three men we had left behind nous. She put on Miss. Parker's dress, and received the bruised straw hat as gratefully ns if she been in London and I had just arrived from Paris with something noble in mil linery. 'Coime along,' said I, and she came out of the tent, and we walked to the boat. I hoisted her in, threw the shawls in after her, then begged a man to fetch tme a piece of sailcloth Irotu the tent to serve ois an awning, and whilst lie was golle 1 cut off some rope's ends lving about the beach, and these I also threw into the boat. The sant re turited with the piece of canvas. 'You'll waont stanchions for it,' saoid one of the sailors,: and he dropped the lid of a wine case over ...
SUCH WIVES MAY RULE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
SUCH WIVES MAY RUL.L Women who aspire to control the." husbands should remember that the" men who are most thoroughly undei wifely inlluence are generally" thos vho least susp-ct it. - •To achieve this~result requtres I. great deal of tact, patience, and self' control, and the woman. who possesee. these qualities shows by the same tact that ehels fitted to Act as the control ling influence in her husband's life. .But it is always wiser for the wo tman who aspires to guide her hitabad:'. toapdocso.s'~ actually "the power biehad the throne."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
7 11.:- _i . ..ýfj".j-Y+ni+a `:i.. . 'ý:ýý+:s `, ý.^ COMBINED: EASTER Carnival TO BE HELD ON eASTER MONDAY, PIE 1IL 8, 1912, ON THE RECGREATION OROUND, WERRIBBEE, UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE Progress Association, Friendly Societies, Cycling, Cricket, Tennis and Football Clubs, and Metropolitan Farm Accident Society.. PROCEEDS IN AID OF' Imprombemen st&2 thg Rere ahon . roimnd 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 under:thelAuspices 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 PROGRAMME. WERRIBEE WHEEL RACE, 2 miles, of £8. 1st £5; 2nd, £2; 3rd, £1. entry 2s. Gd., acceptance, is. WYNDHAM PLATE, 1 mile, of £5 5s. 1st. £3; 2nd, £1 10s,.; 3rd, 15s, nomination 2s, acceptance is. CARNIVA...
APHORISMS ABOUT MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
APHORISMS ABOUT MONEY. Money. "the root of all evil." as it has been called, is the subject of the following sayings, selected from the works of great writers: "Make all you can; save all yen can; give all you can." "A wise man should have money ta. his head, but not in his heart." "The use of money is all the advan. tage there Is in having it." "Put not your trust in money; but put your money on trust." "He that wants money, means ano. content is without three good friends." "Money Is a servant if you know how to use it-a master if you do not know how."
THE SKIPPER OF THE HESPERUS [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
PE SKiPrilt OF THE HESrIfElUt ", drlioini, chloeta I" anid the old ro. tiromiohkiplpr, wit.h n saort, of con. telnpt. "I i lll?t 'no ini HIech torn foolry" nbonrdl y ship T w? I re a.iin' to son. Teotch mr n-chlltin' I' my clno. No, sir II f no be no wun ti' rne wnom rs torrsok quoer, .[ rz tr W'i hrer thel pnioeP J it nlahov tie bolt, or enlnow tire holt?' If 'o sae it's nrovo the bIlt, I divrs 'imra n 0wi motic; if 'a 're it'.) heiow, the hbltw I tiveo 'im a done of hIlopsom norita Tarn my slhip iter a bloomin' chain ist's shopl Not oo. sir l" Phrenologist: "Yonlr bump of di trulrtiveness is vory largo. Ar you y roldier oror a plilistP" SIa,ijrt: " Nither. I am a flrni n irerermover "
A SMALL BOY'S OPINION OF GIRLS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
A SMALL BOY'S OPINION OF GIRLS "Glrls," remarked the small, boy in his composition upon the subject, "is of several thousand kinds, and some. tUws one girl can behave like several thousand girls. Some kinds, of girls. Is better than some other kinds, but they ain't any of them, up to boys. This is all I know about girls, and father says the less I know about 'eni the better." !
FAMOUS STATUES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
FAMOLIS STATUES. One of the largost and most enrion statues in the world stands in Tokio J1 open. It reproeents IIacliiiman ti (lnd' of War, and is made entirely o! wood. Thie head of the figuro ia largi enough to naccommodate . twenty pe s~os in its interior, and is fitted with a na0eonlaoaul rrraagoment correspand ing withl thn Iman brain. ilnlihimnn hold is Ida right hand a wo bdel sword thirty feet long, and in his lt.oft gol deni ball twelve feet in linameter. A'hugr o hlideoun face if a woman ie lird on a lonic in Berlin, and i known aso"'' Thie ood of Spite." 'Tiu e Emlperor William 1. had it erected as a wvarning againist raicoroas ill-will. Tih J?inpror stopped one day at a blaclksnllith'is to tloro Iis liorse' shoe rolixed. Nexat door wia a rivcl black ,sith, sid the daeiihtcr of this maini of Iuluerl put her tongue out and dis orstad lher face, whlih was never very forlty, with a hor ribe 'in, iin order to snhow her cot loim aor thome ing. :Is ilhijevsty took no notice of...
Cause for Alarm. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
Cause for Alarm. "I suppose you visited all the poinb of interest while you were abroad." said one yolng woman. "No," answered the other, "we were so busy' addressing picture postcards to our friends that we hadn't time to do much sightseeing." The world is full of hopeless failures that could have been successes had they devoted to real work one-hall the energy devoted to complaining. They say that a woman and music.. should never hbe dated. Most men would be good If they livred in monasteries.. Light-hearted people are always oi. the lookout for sunshine. "Please see that we are called in time to catch the nine o'clock trait in the morning," said a mafd'b the 'boots" at an hotel. "1'll put you down for seven-thirt i. That will give you time for breakfast." "My good man," responded the vlsi. tor, "that won't do. Make it five o'clock, and then my wife will have time to dress!" A political speaker had utterly bor6i his audience. Suddenly a man at the back of the hall gave a life-like...
WOMAN'S DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
WOMAN'S DEATLH. The death of Annie Chamberlain, which occurred at \Verribea on Fob ru'r'y 15th, was inquired into at the SMorgue on Monday by the Coroner, (Dr. Cole). Emily Vinall, a married woman, \Verribeo, said that Annie Chambecr lain, who was her sister, was 32 years of ageo On the evening of February 9th, her sister came, and stayed with her till the following Tuesday. Ti'e morning after her tir rival her sistor was lsuffring dread fully, and asked be taken to Dr Rob ortson, at Ratlhdowl street, Carlton. \Vittnes took her therein a cab. Dr. Robertson gavo her a tablet, which, hesaid, was a wonderful thing to ease pain. I-HI asked her if she woull like to go to a nurao's place in Carlton, but she said. she would piolfpr to go home. Iitstructipns, as to treatment were given by. the doctor, who called on February 14th. Her sister grosw steadily worse, and witness, on February 16th, called in Dr. Manly. Richard Augustus Aloysius Manly medical practitioner, Worribee, said that lie ...
THE GARDEN. FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
TIlE GARIDEN. F PI? U . KY--. . FBRU A-Y. lBorecole :ir; .Isle-For.:late. use .Brocoli-ro, suoceed:. Oulilidwel in.Autumn. Brussels Sprouts-Sow a. few, th use from'July to; Se ptember.. : SCabalge Ciintlnne sowing ;oirly sorts, to used th Jurinesanl July .afrot-'.So, u for -Stly S tiri g use in June and July. , Creass nd. Mustard--Sofr fort. nightly. Celery-Plant out largely ans the plants advance, for Winter supply. Endive -Suwfor use in Autumn. French Beans-Sow for a succes. sion. Kohl Rabhi-Sow for a succession Leek-Transplant largely into drills for a Winter supply. Lettuce-Continue to sow, for using in sax or eight we-.ks. Peas-Sow a few early varieties; to succeed. theformer sowing. Potatoes-Plant out Kidneys or other early varieties, to use in May. and June Radish-Sow a few of the long ort5 to use in four or six weeks. Savory Cabbage-Sow a medium crop for Autumn Turnipsa-ontinue sowing a few for VWiner use.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 7 March 1912
Scve11 land Spurting, T : .: HE ,COR NER, ,`. ,l..d ed a -lovely.; st-ock :of NE SrING= GOODS. SSP:tING S?UITINGS from 429. BOATERS, liatest haea, 3s 6d to 6ts 6 . 1`1N1W SHIAPE^ R Oi3`XERS. ` I & FASHION SiIRTS in 20 different styled:' , " SS'iTTERS to bi?tton closo at. neck. .* . ,TENNIS SHIRTS for warm wcasihor. TIES, .SOCKS, BACES, and everytl.ing a nian wants to woar at. TFIE RlI'HT PRICE. 1,500 Ties at'9d., worth is; and 1is S 6d.,'to prove wel are .THE TIE KINGS. THE RACECOURSE HOTEL (WEIRIBEE.) FtIIRST-CLASS Accomodation for Travellers and Visitors at this Old estelllt?,ished Hotel, which is replete with every convenience, and the. mtncy facilitien offered therein for the comfort of the General Patblic will Ihe duly appreciated.. The e toiceet and best brands of Wines, Ales and Spiita are kept at ithis etablistment I. FISIILNO AND SHOOTING. BUGGIES AND HORSES ON IIiRE. bM. A. DIXON, Proprietress. COMMERCIAL .'. HOTEL WERRIBEE. P EOS to intlrm the pnblic generally tha...