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"IMPERILLING SETTLEMENT." CLAUSE 69 AND THE CLOSER SETTLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 March 1914
"IJIPEILLING SETrLE MENT." CLAUSE 69 AND THE CLOSER SETTLERS. A meeting of the executive com mittee of the Victorian Closer Settlement United Association was held in Melbourne on Friday evening. The president (fIr B B Ramage) presided. The Ministry was criticised for the manner in which the reports of the Royal commission on clause 69 of the Closer Settlement Act 1901 and the sub-committee of the Cabinet had been treated. The proposed per sonnel of the Royal commission was criticised. • The executive committee re solved to forward the following resolutions to t'e Premier (Mr Watt)- "-That in order to faciliate the inquiries of the Royal commission the settlers be allowed to appoint a representative on the com mission." "?That, in the • interests of closer settlpment generally and of the settlers in particular, this execu tive considers it unWise to adopt the resolution passed by the Pend ere Grove association relative to paying no rent until the grievances of settlers are attended t...
UNDER THE CLOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 March 1914
UNDER THE CLOCK. FounRTH PAGE.-Shepparton Freezic, Works. Neglected Roads, Violet Town Shire Council, The Leprosy of Sin (by Pastor Russell), General Iterms, Brevity Bureau, The Making of Humus, etc. BITTEN UY SNA.?E.-Mr and Mrs W Penberthy, of Marungi s:reet, were out in a gig on Wednesday afternoon, ac companied by their son Albert; and on reaching Sevcn Creeks, Mr Penberthy and the lad alighted to do some rabbit shooting. Mrs Penberthy followed them, and whilst attempting to get over a brush fence she felt a stinging senssa. tionjust over the left ankle. An exammi nation showed two distinct punctures, caused evidently by a snake. 31r Penberthy at once tightly bound up the wound, and driving post haste back to Sheppsrton, saw Dr J A C Welehman at his surgery in Nixon-street. Mrs Penberthy was then in a fainting con dition, but remedies were quickly applied, and the patient was then en abled to return home. S'e is, however, unable to leave her bed, R.uSED TO FIrST CLass.-The 57th B...
HARVEST FESTIVAL. AT THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. REV R. W. MACAULAY, OF ELSTERNWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 March 1914
HARVEST FESTIVAL. AT THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. REV R. W. MACAULAY, OF ELSTERNWICK. &nbsp; Yesterday the Harvest Festival was fittingly and handsomely celebrated in the Presbyterian Church, Fryers street. The interior of the edifice was beautifully decorated with fruits, ltowers and vege tables in season, with sheaves of hay, and with elegant archways erected near the choir and over the pulpit. At the morning service the choir rendered the anthem "Fruit of Thy Work" (Edwyn A Clare), Miss Melba Bowen being the soloist; in the evening the anthem was rrpteated, the second anthem being "' The Lord is My Shepherd." Mr O Baud was the con ductor; while Mrs E Quiggin presided at the organ. The services were con ducted by the Rev R. Wilson Macaulay, B.A, who is an extempore preacher, de liberate and impressive, and one who it is quite a pleasure to hear. For his morning text Mr Macaulay took Hebrews xii, 16, .17 : "Looking carefully , . . lest there be any pro fane person, as Esan, who...
MILLER'S AND MUNTZ'S. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 March 1914
MILLER'S AND MUNTZ'S. Flanked on either side by Messrs A Miller and Co's big building "The People's Palace," and by Messrs Muntz Bros less pretentious structure mainly of weatherboard--the Big Cash Store, in its fury of fire threatened every moment to involve them in the work of ruin. The populace looked on almost breathlessly as the flames danced and roared, and, reaching higher altitudes, swept across the lower roof of Miller's building, and then sprang further up, to the skylight that runs the length of the superstructure in which the grocery de partment is located. The destructive work of kindling was quickly done shoots of fire were to be seen from lodge to apex;, the skylight was ablaze and down from it burning pieces of tim ber and other material drop ped into the compartment. Headed by Mr A H Wale and Mr A J P Came ron, the two local partners in the firm, a number of employees were kept strenu ously engaged in extinguishing the balls of fire, or in removing the goods in the ...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 16 March 1914
PERSONAL. The Rev B Wilson MTocaulay, B.A., who conducted the Harvest Thanks giving services at the Presbyterian Church, Shepparton, yesterday, was born at Newcastle-on Tynoe; England; went to Perth, Western Australa, with his parents in 1818; and later on join ed the staff of the Union Bank, remain ing there a year. Graduating B3 A. at Adelaide it 1903, he went to Westmin ster Theeological College, Cambridge, in 1904, and graduated with first classe honors and was placed second in the list in 1907, having two years previously matriculated, London University. In 1907 he received a call from the Presby terian Church at East Fremantle, Western Australia; and in 1910 from the Presbyterian Church at Eleterowick (Melbourne). When he, went to the latter church the membership was only 88, it has since increased to 240. Mr Macaulay in 1911 married the older daughter of Mr A A Dicks, chief elec trical engineer at the General Post Office, Melbourne. Mr J L Hodge', who is leaving to join his b...
LINKING UP THE NORTH. THE ELMORE-BYRNESIDE RAILWAY PROPOSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
LINKINGUP THE NORTH. THE ELMORE-BYRKESIDE RAIL WAY PROPOSAL. The announcement that the Rail ways Standing Committee will commence taking evidence shortly on the rival schemes of linking up the north-the Rochester-Rush worth and the Elmore-Byrneside proposals-has advanced a further stage the matter of settling the Stanhope Estate, a tract of 10,000 acres of high class country, re cently purchased under the Closer.Settlement Act. Bbth routes traverse the estate, and the advo cates of each are hopeful of con vincing the Railways Committee that their route will be the most advantageous one to follow. A straight line from Elmore to Byrneside, on the Toolamba Echuca line, would practically mark the three chain road along which it is proposed the line should run. The rival route runs in a curving direction from Rush worth, through Timmering, to Rochester. The advocates of the Elmore-Byrneside route holds that it possesses material advantage over the other. Permanent water is available for ...
PARAFFIN AND LONG LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
PARAFFIN AND LONG LIFE. Based on the discoveries of Dr Sir W Arbuthnct Lane, the eminent surgeon of Guy's Hospital, London, an article appeared in the March issue of "Life " setting out how purified varaffin oil might be used as an aid to long life. "Life" repeats, in its April issue, that in quiries made in sctentific, medical, and other quarters, in Australia, go to show that the claims as to wbat paraffin oil can do for the human race are not based upon a fad, nor upon an obsession, burt that Dr Lane's theories have been put to practical test, and have not been found wanting in results.
IMPORTANT LAND TAX JUDGMENT. WHAT CONSTITUTES IMPROVEMENTS? [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
IMPORTANT LAND TAX JUDGMENT. WHAT CONSTITUTES IMPROVE MENTS ? Chief Justice (Sir Samuel Griffith), Mr Justice Barton, Mr Justice Isaacs, Mr Justice Powers, and Mr Justice Rich (sitting in High Court in Melbourne), have held that land owners are entitled in valuing their land for the par pose of Federal taxation to deduct a number of improvements which the commissioner had refused to allow. The matter arose in connection with the appeal of the owners of the Killingworth Estate, near Yea, against the demand of the commis sioner for £9?1 53 taxation for 1910, their estimate being £381 Oa 1d, leaving £603 4s lid in dispute. The case was heard before Mr Justice leaacs, who reserved judg ment, and stated a case for the opinion of the Full Court on ques tions of law whether, among im provements to be considered, could be included-(a) Ringing timber ; (b) clearing timber that had fallen in consequence of ringing; (c) clearing tim'er that had fallen through natural decay or storms; (d) clear...
CONGUPNA METHODISTS. SUNDAY-SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
CONGUPNA METHODISTS. SUNDAT-SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY The anniversary of the Con gapna Methodist Sunday-school was held on the 8:h inst., when the Rev H P Phillips, of Mooroopna, preached from the text, " Feed My lambs; the children of the world are the lambs of God." He said that before people could feed the children properlythey must under stand the child. The child should be fed on proper food to suit every phase of its nature-physically, morally, mentally, in good habits of conduct and religiously. The great, good men of to-morrow would come from our boys of to day, and the wise, loving women of to-morrow must come from the girls of to day. But the drun kards, gamblers, and the men sunken in vice, muost also come from the boys of to day, and street women, etc., must come from our girls of to-day. It was the duty of every parent and others who had the training of the "lambs of God," to see that they were trained in such a way that they would not desire to leave God, and turn to the vice...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
" i TOBACCO -Irresistible I Sold in 2 oz. and 4 oz. (actual weight) Plugs, or in Cut Double-flake, packed in Dainty Silvered 2 oz. Tins. . -aý. SERIOUS CHANCES Are taken in neglecting a simple case of piles. Any person takes serious chances in neglecting an attack of Piles. This ailment has a ten dency to become chronic, and there is alao danger of ulceration and forming of fistula, both very difficult to cure. The safest re medy for any form of Piles, whether Itching or Protruding; is Doan's Ointment. It causes no detention from daily occupation, and the many cures made by it have made it famous in every corner of the world. It enjoys a greater demand, and more enthu siastic popularity than any other Pile remedy ever placed on thei market. Mr A Armstrong, Saddler, Saxon street, wNumurkah says: "For three years I suffered from' Itching Piles, the irritation at times being almost unberable. I spent a lot of money on Pile remedies, hoping to get relief, but nothing I got seemed to be ...
LOCAL PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
LOOAL PRODUCE MARKET. Butter (selling) is Id, is ld Eggs (giving) 8.d Cheese (selling), 1Od, is Bacon ,, is id, is 2d Ham ,, is 2d is 4d Wheab (giving) 8s 6d Potatoes ,, 7s Onions ,, 10s 6d Bran ,, is id bus. Chaff (selling) £3 5? Flour , 15s 3d Pollard ,, Is ld Caliskins (giving) 5d to 6d lb
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
WINTER FASHIONS AT JAMES F IRlf S' SHOW DAYS:. Saturday, 21st, Monday, 23rd, Tuesday, 24th. Special. Window and Indoor Display on Friday Evening, 20th inst, at 7.30. It is with genuine pleasure we invite you to our Opening Display of the Latest and Newest for Autumn Wear. Our reputation for exclusiveness and individuality is something we guard very carefully, and-never before have we made such an elaborate and extensive showing in all the Latest Novelties. Alarm Clocks _ you can rely on. Just the thing for these dark mornings - they create a disturbance you cannot sleep through. SReliab!c, too, iand Priced to please. F. O JOHNS, pia SHEPPARTON Dainty Jewel Designs Styles of real merit are show ing in our delightful display. If you're in want of a present for someonie, you really can't S do better than get it here. No f . matter what it is - a Ring, Bangle, or such like-you'll find wide scope for a pleasing V U selection. Appreciable Styles prevailingin all Jewel Novelties. i F. C. J...
ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATIONS. PICNIC, SPORTS, AND CONCERT. AT THE RECREATION RESERVE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
ST. PATRICK1'S DAY CELE BRATIONS. pICNIO, BPORTS, AND CONOERT, AT THE REOREATION REBERVE. A better day than yesterday could scarcely have been desired for the out door celebrations in connection with St. Patrick's anniverseary. A trifle warm at times, that did not matter when there wae no more of the exasperating sultrinces of the previous week; and there wee no rain, notwithstanding that the early hours rather threatened a downpour. Under these favorable con ditions the celebration yesterday was a pronounced success, but very much in coesrquence of the able and energetic committee of ladies and gentlemen who, with that magnificent worker Mr J WV Grace, as hon. secretary, had planned overything admirably and carried it through triumphantly. How much the Very Rev Father Higan had advised and assisted will never be known; with his master mind, he was naturally looked to in all matters concerning the anniversary; and to *his energy and counsel the succees of the day must be largely att...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
MELBOURNE MARKETS. Fat Sheep.-Yarded about 20,020. Prime crossbred wethers, 20s to 239, extra do, 23a 6d to 24s, a few to 26s, good do, 178 6d to 19s, second and ln. ferion, 148 to 16s, prime crossbred wethors, 17s 6d to 19s, extra do,. 20s to 22s 6d, a few to 27e, good do, 14s 6d to 16s 6d, second do, 12s to 13s 6d, in. ferior and old, from 8s 6d upwards, prime merino wethere, 18s to 20s, extra do, 21s to 23s 4d, good do, 15s 6 to 17s, second do, 12a to 14e 6d, inferior, from 10 6d, with merino ewes, 6s to I-.a,, f, to. 94 Fat Lambs.-10,000 were penned. Prime 143 to 15es d, extra 16s to 17e 9d, a few to 21e, good 12s 6d to 13s 9d, second lOs 6d to 12s, inferior and emall, from 9s,. Fat Cattle.-3260 yarded. Prime pens of bullocks, £11 Is to £18, extra do, £18 10s to £15, good do, £9 10s to £11, good medium-weights, £9 Ss to £10 5s, good light and handy weights, £8 5s to £9, second and Inferior, from £6 15s, prime pens of cows, £8 to £9, extra do, to £10 10s, good do £6 to '£7 15s, s...
AT THE STAR THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
AT THE STAR THEATBE,. In every respect the concert was a decided success. The Star Theatre last \evening was crowded; all the reserved seats had been taken up by the previous day; and when the curtain ascended it was a pictureeque and animated scene that was to be seen in that hall. The artieis had been secured from Melbourne, the star of the occasion being Mr Horace Stevens (bass), whose name is familiar all over Victoria as one of our foremost singers, and who can always count upon a very hearty welcome. He was in splendid form; it was a genuine treat to hear him; and thanks are due to the committee for having brought him to Shepparton, and thus affording the pub lica pleasute not often experienced here. Mlisa Dorothy Humphreys (soprano) was greatly admired for her beautiful voice, of which she made the best use; while in Mr Will Davis (tenor), it was recognised that we had in him a well trained vocalist who everybody would like to hear again. Miss Louie Dunn was very entertaining...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE GOULBURN VALLEY MARKETS. AT THE CORPORATION YARDS. SHEPPARTON CATTLE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE GOULBURN VALLEY 1MARKETS. AT THE CORPORATION YARDS. SHEPPARTON CATTLE SALE. There was a short yarding forward to a limited attendance of buyers. The market for fat cattle opened dull, and prices ruled 10s a head down. As sales advanced prices hardened about equal to late sales. Store cattle, all classes, were very dull, and vendors were not disposed to accept prices offering, net much business being done. Total yard. ing 850 head, including 143 cattle in fat pens, chiefly indifferent quality, odd pens good to prime.-Bost bullooks £8 10a to £9 2s 6d, good steers £6 17s to £7 15s, green steers £5 7s 6d to £6 l0s, prime cows £8 12s 6d to £9 5s, good cows £6 10s to £6 18s, medium cows £4 33 6d to £5 7s 6d, prime heifers £6 3s to £7 7s 6d, good do., light, £4 10s to £5 15s, small do £83 12s 6d to £4 14s, vealers 33s to 54s, bulls for trucking £4 2s 6d to £7 33. Store cattle-4-yr-old steers, fresh condition, £5 15s to £6 14s, 3-yr-old steers £4 15s to £4 18s, 3-yr-...
THE MECHANICS' SECRETARY SHIP. (To the Editor of "The Advertiser.") [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
oale'); comedy juggling, Mr Hughes. THE MECHANICS' SECRETARY-: SHIP. -4- (To the Editor of "The Advertiser.") Sir,-By advertisement in your popu lar paper applications are called for the position of secretary, etc., to the Me chanics' Institute and Working Men's Club, and one naturally asks the question, " What has become of the recent secretary ? And what has the committee done to keep him in his posi tion after installing him ? What was he suspended for? Is the public not to be informed ? I would like to advise th( committee not to have any cut anc 'dried arrangement this time, but t( wait and consider the applications or their merits and appoint accordingly. Xoure, etc,, MiSONI
EUROA SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
EUSOA SHIRE COUNCIL.: Present: Crs Cusack (president), Runciman, Webb, Hosro, Carkeek, Chanter, Morgan and Nichols, SCORRESPONDENCE. Attention to regulation re cleansing of glasses,. etc, at booths at sports and places of recreation. Also re sale of fish in shops.--Referred to inspector. Publio Works Department, stated that following grants made available to the shire: Towards erection of bridge at Arcadia, F800, re voted (the shire to expend £600 additional); maintenance of main roads leading to railway stations, £150 (the shire to expend £150 addi. tional). J Gordon, M.L A., :forwarded advice from Lands Department that £15 alloted to Euroa Recreation Reserve, the residents to expend £7 lOs additional. Referred to Euroa riding members and Parks Committee. E. Striblng, Euroa, wrote as follows: I desire to bring under the Council's notice the desirability of having an art Gallery in Euroa. The walls of the Shire Hall and vestibule could be used for this purpose. The Melbourne Gallery...
STOLE BOOTS AT THE FIRE. THE TELL-TALE TOES. SIX MONTHS' HARD LABOR. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
STOLE BOOTS AT THE FIRE. THE TELL-TALE TOES. SIX MONTHS' HARD LABOR, Stephen Gill, a young man, having no occupation, was brought before Mr R Knight, P.M., and Messrs M'Lennan and Davies, J.P's., at the Mooroopna Court on Tuesday, charged with having on Sunday last, 15th inst., stolen from the shop of Mary Jane Randall 44 pairs of boots valued at £2 '? 31. The informant was Constable Walter Alexander Reid. Miss Randall stated that she carried on business in Main-street. On the morning of 15th inst. the premises were burnt. The boots mentioned were in the shop; and after the fire she saw them in pos SEseinn r(f thA nnli?n Thomas Noonan, laborer on the railways, residing at Mooroopna, anal a member of the local Fire BIrigade, said the. fire occurred between 2.30 a.m. and 3 a m. He saw the accused at the fire; accused said to him something about a pair of boots; did not understand what he said, but told him to "get out of this." He went away-round the corner. Herbert John Hawking, labo...
ASK YOURSELF THE QUESTION, [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 19 March 1914
ASK YOURSELF THE QUESTION, How doth the little busy improve each shining hour ? Why doth H Marshall's boots possess such wearing power ? Because he is a tradesman and expori once he has got Front of Shopparton " News' you'll find his place, and next to Olydesdale's shop. Repairs and orders a specialty. FODDER SEED. - Hawthorne Bros. Kerang, have highest grade, sweet, solid Ambercane and Japanese Millet 'seed for sale 31d and 2%d lb cash, Write samples.