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VALUE OF [?] [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 4 April 1912
VALUt ULS s? t ?.s. The Wisconsin Dairymen's Society? which has organtsed a cow-testing and -,lUng association, announces that 'the average production of the best one-fourth of Illinois dairy herde has been found to,be 301 I1i. f.a htcer fat. I ie poorest one-fourtLh- produced- an average of 132"1-3' b.-of fat per cow. Now, how many of the poor-kind will t 'take ,toO eturn the_ same proft-i as '- of.the..best kind; It will take just 41 ,-Farmers, do:you -realise that one Sthe, flrst knd.w3u?iroduco-as omuh,, . scales that we may no longer be tied ;- the wrong teow; Let ks "weed out ho pararsites aid' turn them over to lhe butcher. Think of the condition -fa farmer's mind who will keep 41 own to produce' as much net proft an ne good cow ought to.produce. The W Isconsin Dairymen's. Society has or anised the. 'cow-teatiug association ir the purpose of.putting light In !ace of darkness;, givling a farmer at. mall 'cst a chance to know what his ows are. This" great truth needs t. ,e rubb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 4 April 1912
Scovell and Spurling, .;HE CORNER, Have landed a.lovely stock-of NEW SPRING GOODS. SPRING SUITINGS from 42s. $_A, d 3 . TERS, itest shapes,:'3e 6d tod6s6d S FPASIION SHIRTS in 20 liffe'eni styles. -S SWEATERS to button close at neck. o -TENNIS SHIRTS for warm weatier. -TIES, SOCKS, BRACES,. and overything a man i:'i nts to wear-at TIHE 'RIGHT PRICE. 1,500 Ties at 9d., worth 1is. and is 6d.; to prove we are TH'E TIE KING-S. THE RACECOURSE HOTELI (WERRIBEE.) FIRST-CLASS Accomodation for Travellers and Visitors at this Old established Hotel, .ihich is replete with every convenience, and the many facilities offered therein for the comfort of the General Public will be duly appreciated. The cliolcert and best brands of Wines, Ales acd Spirits are'kept at this establishment. FISHING AND SHOOTING. BUGGIES AND HORSES ON HIRE. MI. A. DIXON, Proprietress, COMMERCIAL .'. HOTEL YYERRIBEE. - - BEGS to i?al rm the public generally that she has taken~ithe above well-known hostelry, and that she wi...
Quaint Juvenile Humor. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 4 April 1912
Quaint Juvenile Humor. ilergymen and Sunnda.school teach rs must often be hard put to keep a .ave face: when catechilslng the chill ren. When .asked by her teacher hat a llo'was,?one of the children :h Shemoeld Sunday-school re-plied: "An .dhomlnatldn unto the Lord, and a very eoseonto troubi y ;aclJ el sabout the mana "- " 'all aminng 'tiievea' on'the way from : rorusalem to Jericho.. Bringing the story to a point, he asked, "Now, why -lid the priest and Levite pass by on he' other 'side?" "I know," said a ad; "because the man was already ebbed." Another lad was asked why Ellsha ans sorry when the Shunamlite's son 1as dead, and the answer came .romptly: "Because he didn't like be' ing left-alone with a widow." "Who was Moses?" asked a teacher at the Hanley Council School recently. Moses," 'declared the scholar ad. .reseed, "was the man who wasn't Crowned when he was a baby." When the teacher put the following o one of his pupils, "Why did Moses ake off his shoes before approaching ...
HOW THE LIVER PROTECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 4 April 1912
HOW THE LIVERTR PROTECTS, ra. G. A.jPetrone and Aurelic "agano describe th'e functions of the ver as protective against the vege :le aRd mineral, poisons that occa. onally find their way into the discs .e srst-m. , It alse ,rot'cto ajnfral :te micro.organistsiR; hut Sot ngaintt hers. It; howeovor, acts igainst ckjaw poison, cholera. typhr'd. ?i holic extracts, and putrid matrrlaln tie ation atatit:et .Fne"r!?a is dsue iC . living cells ?.f " tod vreases "htltg and killing.t .tl..ecrding to •ce. Otheris refer It to the a"mrlat glycogen contained In the liavr. :.o doctorEs have rmade experin entn. ascertain whictlter there is a pr clive action against the ordinary itt :tinal toxins nor poitons. Tile r :Its lead them to canctlde t iatt tit, ver exerts a marked prot.cttve at "o against ordinary intestinal pol .mns. The lung acts on troes thS' are escnaed the liver. and lest of all :le blood, by means of its living cells, .ontinues the action.
Copyright. A MIDSHIPMAN'S ROMANCE. PART 17. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 4 April 1912
Copyright, A MIDSHIPMAN'S &lt; ROMANCE. By W. Clark Russell, Author of "The Death Ship," "The Frozen Pirate," etc. PART 17. The sense of danger gave me the power of two men, and I very nearly mast headed that wing of canvas, but it will be remembered that the schooner was a small vessel. The sail was slatting furiously, and I sprang for the sheet to make it fast before the canvas should thrash itself to rags. I then put my whole weight upon the stay-foresail. This was a heavier sail, and I eould only show but a little more than the head of it. I then clawed my war aft along the lee side, and took tihe wheel, leaving Bello to stand to windwanr in idleness. I was soaked through; I was ham mered and felt crushed and bruised by frequent poundings of heavy weights of water; however, I was immediately sensible that the canvas was doing its work. The schooner's head was pay iag off so rapidly that 1 had to meet her, and she was in motion-the motion that sail confers. She was dead b...
THE Werribee Shire Banner. [?] APRIL 4. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 4 April 1912
UWerrri1, ireh Tanner. :" r 'i't, ,? -... it bofi'' the \Verribee Shire council oaii Satniday the intconvenience to pasithigeis per rail froth WVrrrihee i'etited by locking the gate leaiding on' to the railway station. We ardednfident thaftthd?o ,who travel by rail will thkii Cr Trooup for the step hbe has taiktn. It is a ridicloeis' itea uold, liable to pii??lke strong. ltngiiago. There are some Goverinment Do. p'artimen as which require a busiitisi' man at their head, the railways' ap p.uently is one of these: Mr. Roourtson, M.L.A. could go to the Department and ask what -is the meaining of this latest fad to annoy the tr'aelling public. The e~x mutive of the United 'Labor ore' Union has decided .t. claim a minimum of 9/ a day for mion'ei. gaged on consOrhettion,.cilianin 4,,ald repairing for thh Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works, and for a similar minimumn for m~en on gaged 6n the faorin at Wurrbet; . The anneal, meeting of thb?: sub. scribers to the Traganina ?lochanics'...
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 11 April 1912
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S 1OEPORT At Nownmarkt on Tuesday,veeook Mes?ors Donsloy. an4 Johnston sold :--Fat sheop -Vothors-1762 morino fron tho'7ttvo. rinal 880 cotnibapkl, Aguga. A'Lood, Woodlands; 184 oomebaclo and mnerino, Jamnes A. Troup, Tourllo, to 18/; 180 m?orino fron Roolkbank, 14/6; 188 merino Jolhn all; 104 .oomobaeck an4 merigo, Motropolitan Fatrml Worriboo, to 17/4, aveiraging 16/8; 100 crossbre4 and merino, Wmi. Crawford, former at 15/t, latter 11/0; '05. arossbrp and mlorino, Geo. Pool, MAilno'q Pridge, former at 16/6, latter 18/; 55- crosabred and marino, -lPIntosh Bros., .Wynigario, at 18/5 and 18/; 24 :mnrino, W. . Troup; 8.cross bred andml.mrin`, James Browno, to 17/i 2 merino. D. Shileds;',1 paorio, eoorgi Pros., Lavoeton, at 1/6.8 Evyos-8?9 orospbrod, coniebs~ek and merino, ?ilp'-? tosh Bros:., Wir dnwgaile, to 14/8 22i s crossbred and conioback-, from Brad. shae aCreol ;114Yorbb S oW dlr/i1 song rno John Iall,,;180 proshiaid d"and marina; ?oo. Pool, Mil!io'so...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 11 April 1912
HERE AND THERE. IBy .TonuaNE WVAtLia;1K The Govornment has promised to contribute another £15 toeward the improvement of the Yarravillo Recreation licserve. Wherei does Werriboo come in? Seeinms as 'if all money. required- here must be raised locally. The Harmonic Society is doing well at Footscrc)v and severiil at tractive - programmeg have been trainged for wintor conceits. Our town is still waiting for some ener getic conductor to move in the ncatter. The "perfect woman, according to gn Arab poet, "should laugh quietly; should not be a gadabout, nor annoy her husband or neighbour;s.r She should not h'ave a long toiiagu, dr blushll with 'difficulty: : She sholiildi ie "' a lihoustrkeelei.' "lid give goi advice If you meet this '~rianii, you will be miadly ill love ivi'llhor ; if she leaves you you -will aie -for want of iher." It only reulaine for the bachelors of other towne to reath this, when, there will fellow a tremendous rush for \Verribee girls, anit the local ilergy will h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 11 April 1912
p¶ c just qrrk od iS1IIN4 . Linos Qu pnolctuA, Onuta, Sinicore, Spinnors, Mn onwc, Spoon Bail, -Floats and flods at tho BDANNER' BOOK STORE. OEsk COrniVlI SUNDNERTHE AUSPICESE.OF THE Progress 4ssooiation,. riendly Socies : cling, Cricket, Tennis and Football Clubs,; ind 1VMetropolitan Farm. ccident SQoiety, APRIL 20 1912. SImproDems its the breation G m- a ethe gre s "' ari oyal ever held o tside..of Melbourne. REFRESHMENT SQOTHSN Assist ai Worthy Object. Cr. W. TROUP, · Presdent. AIEX. D. GRANT, 1. Joint C. W. TYZACK Vice , A. MANLY, Hon. Ses, HT IQE 0, Pridts, TS NOW ON` EFASIUION'S LATEST PRODUCTION ENDLESS VAEITY PRIOES QUOTED ARE A -;WONDER TO ALL. Esew -our Wiindowirm. - = ;w See ouir WinidoWas. THEY ARE A TRIUHPER OF THE DRAPER'S AETt. PLEASE 8ROP EARLY AS POSSIBLE TO AVOID THE AFTERNOON ORUSHES, J H. HOOPER & CQ: ``0 YOSOaAY, DRTIN51WIoland LONDON. t = UATJTUMIN :.lSHOW AT C. Forge's, Thie Peojle's Draoper, Nicholson-Stroot, Footscray, OUR .ANNUAL SHOW Of all the now...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 11 April 1912
*ItFLE NOTES, To-morrow a team from Yarragon will visit W'Verribee and" shor;t a match a ainst the local clubl Meem: hers who can get away to shopt are bslaed to do so, ~s it is an off day a good number of the regnlar shots cannot gel away. On Saturday afternoon a team will visit Wil liamstown to nake part in the quick firing for a shield, to be shot for undcr service conditions. ·Mlem hers who are willing to take part in,tho annual trip on Friday, 19th Inst., are asked to hand in their names to the secretary3 as early as possible, so complute arranugements can be made.
Short Story The Red Speok. (Being an Adventure of Drenton Denn, Special Commissioner.) CHAPTER 1. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 11 April 1912
Short Story the Red Speak. ---o--- (ining an AdventUlre t DreMon Denan. Speclal Ooemmitntontr.) yy FREPID. Mo. WA-LTmI, In " CanOu.l's Ma =Ins.") CtOArle~ft f. . With a leaen brown hand limp as a rag, Drentona Penn holpeit bloteolf to Quliuno nocgbh to blow the root off the bead of an ordtnary nan. " A blight upon the man who lrocl me to ltogoa?tcgar " he said with his tenth clenchbed. "Too' get me hero ous a ar cor t'epocetdet when there Is no war to rpetk of, nud no factlittle (or gettling my 'copy' away in any tn?o. And non that I st down -with the fever yeou calmly tell too thiat you have orders to nend me baock to the ?a-d board!" Ctptlin Lao 1. ooun quivered uneltslly. 1le it was who had lured Drevton Deca from Paris with specious promlenoe of what laght hnppon In the nay of graphic things to de noribo iL T'n-ouaoe, " It Is only a bhndrod milan," 1e Dolout said teollettoly. " But what a htdndet onmule !" Drnt-on groaned. " Even If I got over thais fever I shall be good for not...
EASTER SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 11 April 1912
EASTER SERVICES. Services at St. Thomas' Anglican. Church owing to inclement weather .was not well attonded. Anthoem, SI-IHe is Rise" and'" King of Kings" were rendered by choir under con cndtorlltip of Mr. E Roeynolds. The church was decorated by the Misses Hill, Mies Ilegarty and Mlrs. A. Taylor. Man1 of the floral decorations came from the MIanor and Worribeo Park. At evening service the vicar had a pleasant duty to perform, nqmclyi prosont~ lintf of a valuable gold penrdiiat eat with ponrls and with gold chain, to Miss Lily M'Gnintiese, the organist The gift 'was from the menmbers 9f the choir amid congregation iand was selected. by Mesdames. W. Ison, junr., and G. Hill.
Copyright, A MIDSHIPMAN'S ROMANCE. PART 18. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 11 April 1912
Oopyright. SAIllMIDSHIPMAN'S SRONMANCGE. ---4--- By W. Clark Russell, Author of "The Death Ship," "The Frozen Pirate," etc. PART 18. S?'Let us sit down,' said my father, rather sensibly. 'It was a dreodful shipwreck. The news has not long reached this country, and evidently through you from New York.' ' Come upstai n, Belle,' said my mother. ' You will be tired out after your long journey from America.' SI; was left alone with my father. lie continued to regard me as if astonish ment must still be the first emotion with him, and then he said: 'So you are married?' ' Yes,' I answered. 'You were married in New York, then ?' 'Yea.' ' Why didn't you bring her here and introduce her to us trstl?' ' It was' the right and proper thing for me to 'ld, father. She is the sweetest, dearest, rand truest girl in the world, brave as a lion in shipwreck, tender as 'a dove as wife a'nd sweetheart. vMy wife she is, and I am proud of her.' The blood was in my cheeks, and I `earnestly hocped that he w...
THE EASTER CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 11 April 1912
*TI-fl EAESTJp OARNIV4thI4 The weathor conditions on Mon. lay last were of such an inelement character tlit the copmirittee had to postpone tho spqrte until next Saturday wee? when it is to be hoped that tho dcay yill be well suited for an outdoor gathlering. The downfall, although much iwanited, would havoe been juet as wulcomee 1Cd it lIeld 6if fdr a i?tay Th . tug of war vwas commenced n Thiiredtc y evening anrd cgnpluded pii T.?eildy night, The follo;ving 'lre the results ; D.gmocrate defeated the Forresters. The combined Ohaffouttora t~c counted for tile Obannel team, Litle River vanqluiehed Werriboe. 13. Ashby's team a bye. . In the second round Little River defeated B. Ashhy'e teams, . Tile Oha'ff-qcttert outpalled tile iorrostors. Stlie final round waq woq by the men from Little liver, The attendanco on the 'ground each .evenilg wae. aatisfactory,. and the coptltlp. preqted glgqo l excoite n3ont,
THE UNCEASING-DRAIN OF PHOSPHATES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 11 April 1912
-HIli UNCUASING'.iRAIN O.P PHOSPHATES. -The phrase, "No phosphate no fiii , a rather a hackneyed one, but It.'e "- ,resses thoe vital necessity of supplie f. phosphate of lime in the "deelop ment of all-life,. both animal andveto -able. As Professor Wright has re marked, when the uncoasitn drain of. phosphatfes from all; descriptions o -cultiyatel soils, year after year and' :hiavebecome.densded of this constitu nt.' We are liable to think r that our pliughed- lands are more subject to. loss. from cropping than pasturo' grounds, and this erroneous idea hasý controlled practice even-down tmothel present time. It- should, however/,hbe remembered that pastures are --?ler petually being robbed 'by graing ant. ials.'-Iri their case it has been conir c slant depletion, for, while manuresao i.arious kinds arfrefrely"applied:to irable land, pastures are. too often' neglected, and supposed to preserve- their fertility through- the-simple nact. of grazing. This view is evidently :In correct, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 11 April 1912
Scovell and Spurling, THE CORNER, Foo E SeRA Y, Have landed a lovely stock "of NEW SPRING GOO00DS. SPRING- ShIITINGS .fromn 4 i2s. ;;aý BOATERS;lTatets??aikps, 3s 6d to 6s 6d. '' " NEW SHAPE BOXERS.: & FASHION SHIRTS in 20 different styles. 8 SWEATERS to button close at neck. S TENNIS SHIRTS for warm weather. TIES SOCKS,. BRACES, and everything a man wants to wear at THE RIGHT PRICE. 1,500 Ties at 9d., worth is. and Is 6d., to prove we are THIE TIE. KINGS. TIlE RACECOURSE HOTEL (WEl RIBEE.) IjRST-OLCLASS Accomodation for Travellers and Visitors at this Old established Hotel, which is roplete with overy convenience, and the many facilities offered therein for the comfort of the General Public will be duly appreciated. The choicest and best brands of Wines, Ales and Spirits are kept at this establishment. FISHING AND SHOOTING. BUGGIES;AND HORSES ON HIRE. M. A. DIXON, Pioprietress. COMMERCIAL .'. HOTEL J. COOK BEGS to .inform the.pnblic generally that she li?s taken tha above w...
THE Werribee Shire Banner. WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, APRIL 13. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 11 April 1912
WELtRI]3EE, THURSDAY- APRIT 1 I.; All corrospondence v.-for . this Journal should-bol;Inc the oefica before 1 o'clock on Wednesday's.. * Advortisomonls. recolved .ap till 6 p.m.on Wednesday's. . On. CANY's~ motion moved at tthe last meotirig of the local Council, touohing tlie extension of the water pipe which supplies, the tank on Duncan's Rgad 'to ?the township, and which will be dealt with at the next- mooting of t..he COonoil, fs being disonused in the township and the - hope is almost auunimously oxpresseadthat toudors-?ill Iie called I for the workl. Werribee has' ox lperienced a jrought from a domestio supply point of viiew, and . it has Ifallen onl the shllouldors of tlo manu who is not overburdened with capital, Wre te tho liv-lt erected in the township whore it should have been in. the first instance the short ness of n. water nOpply would not have beep felt. Bnt when one haes to dip his hand ito hias hleeches rpocket very often and pay out for-o or five shillings for 300 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 11 April 1912
T'lhere is not an article of apparel that men wear but we bare it-and what's more have it at a price and of a quality to commend itself to you. Look on our store as your store-come in and have a stroHt round and choose what you want in your own time-wliether its the. latest novelty in ties, anew fashion in shirts, a nobby hat ori merely a collar,.and collatdstud. '= out smallest. purchase is just as 'iIcale as your-larjest--and wve' dooll ; best for you in either , r go of l?, ?"Se6' son's Patterns just to h11nd. Call and inspect Satisfaction .Guayanteed. 1NT S BOY'S CLOTHING, ' Boots & Shoes. PER CT C0OKERY - WITIlOUT DRUDWERYI S .,Co=.operative Societ Stres SO- or I'?.oI.T. ... ,:,; 1. Beinptablecan be placed where I ver you .ke . Saves wood chopping and carrying of coal. T3Ihe heat is under complete contirol SYou havle n big fire to attend to. *- Will cook the most elaborate .mea t .e . Cheaper thin gas, S?ener. & better than coa, ' 'IF YOU.LOVE YOURWIE BUY "HER A...
Tommy Atkins. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 11 April 1912
Tommy Atklns. it Is wonderful what a change comes over the recruit a monlt or two after enlisting. No metier bow slovenly and awkward Ie mty te. he .oo. holds hir head erect. llh obhet comes well forward, his shoulder areu kept well back, ard he develops that oine figure which ie no mueh adutired. t'itylcal exerclea and drill are priharlly respoanliblo for this ; yet a mane accuatoe mod Io, lolonly babits all his life would " tulible Ill to plecesr" 0s soo 0n he cantu off the dt111 ground, If there were not oue or two little Ithlcoo to prevent him. In the first plae. especianlly If ie h Ia cavalry mran. hie clothes are made o that they will fit tightly when he is .sltslling exactly itn the right positionll. Tie armly tailor, who hbe Inttrutetlnaeo to be very ptrtlcular in this rmatter, makes him stand correctly when he measures hint four his tight-flttieg iniform. Any ltoolling wonll therefor be moet with ne unplcoeatnt rebulke In the bshape of an abnormal and unccomfort. eblo tight...
Sonsibillty in Fishes. Strange Case of a Sunfish. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 11 April 1912
enIbllIIty in Flshos. Stranooge Case of a Bonfish. Senslbillty tIn ahes to subject to great 'oratltou, and pain drives some0 anloog themo to at In trange oand .uoonexpected taslion ,Oly a few tays ago I mnanaged to oail l) boat within thirty yards or so of a greal oasking sunfish that rolled on the surfa.1e o0 hcboppy sea, Its black tio flapping l1zll) ike a rail In a calm. 'Ithis creature it solenln, caroless, and the reverse of atrllo s t?fits a sylphll erghlhg at te leas1 t a bunoltl'ltdwght and rooembllog In shnape till earth It Inhlabits. It was inot 1ly1 o0n thl cession to got closer to tho tullbling n0oll. ster without two long tacks. so I took In3 rhalco at the range npproxlnlally nmed ,lt, nnd contrived at theo scmad shot to pllt o oft-losed ballot from at ..o3 sportlnlg WlVa rhooter Jlst In at the base of the hillld Itln. Strange gi0ie Ioldetrd. a 5tll0n1h. b11Ut strllanger still thll bhaviour of 111the wIl struck, tor It leapt thlltric and yet 111 ..ti olll0 l1to l0h air ...