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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 20 May 1914
YOD SHOULD BE DETERMINED in rejecting the worthless and frequently in jurious counterfeits which are sometimes pushed for the sake of greater gain as "just as good" as the GENUINE SANDER AND SONS' PURE VOLATILE EUCALYPTI EXTRACT. Be not deceived! SANDER'S EX-TRACT is recognised by the highest medical authorities as- possessing unique stimulating, healing and antiseptic powers. The preparation of SANDER'S EXTRACT from the pure selected leaves, and the refinement by special processes give it curative virtues peculiarly its own. There fore, be not misled! Demand and insist upon the GENUINE SANDER EXTRACT, and you will derive the benefit that thousands have derived from it before. When ill you should not depress yourself more by the common, bulky and nauseating eucalyptus oils and so-called extracts. What j'ou want is quality and reliability' in small dose, and this you find only in— SANDER'S EXTRACT. By the S.S. "Indrapura," which is expected to reach Melbourne on the 27th May, another...
Narracan. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 20 May 1914
Narracan. Empire Day is to be celebrated here by .the customary concert and juvenile sports. The former is to be held in the Public Hall on Saturday even ing, May 23rd, and the sports and picnic in the school grounds on Monday, May 25th. The School Com inittee is arranging an attractive pro gramme for the occasion.—Advt.
COUNCIL JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 20 May 1914
COUNCIL JOTTINGS. At Monday's council meeting, a statement prepared by the Secretary showed the north riding to have £200 to spend, up to the end of the financial year, the west riding was over drawn £813 (exclusive of the current rate and arrears, amounting to about £370, and the amount due from the Woorayl Shire), while the east riding had a credit balance of L8G4.—Cr McGregor (also the President) emphasised the need of north riding repre sentatives curtailing their expenditure, and expressed the wish that councillors as a whole would—by the end of the year—en deavour to show their ridings to be in as sound a financial position as possible.—Re plying to the remarks that were made, Cr Bayley said he thought the north riding re presentatives had been very modest in their expenditure, seeing that they were £800 overdrawn at the commencement of the year. - Cr Beck spoke in a similar strain. Cr Beck's efforts to have the working ex penses of the shire divided by three, in place of bein...
QUOIT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 20 May 1914
' QUOIT CLUB. A meeting for the purpose of forming a ■ Quoit Club was held at the Club Hotel (Moe) on Saturday evening last, . There were present:—Messrs H. G. Staff, E. Hunter, J. MeGrath, Thos. Cromb and A. Ray. ■ Mr Staff was voted to the cliair. A letter from Mr Sinclair (of Morwell) was read, stating 'that he and Farran Bros, were willing to join the club—if formed. On the .motion of Mr -Hunter, it was de- j cided to form a club, to be known as the I Moe and District Quoit Club. The following office-bearers were then elected : —President, Mr W. Gooding ; vice president, Mr H. G.-Staff; secretary and treasuier, Mr Jas. MeGrath. It was decided that the- committee consist of all financial members. The annual subscription was fixed at 5s. The Secretary was instructed to write Mr C.. H. Williams, thanking him for his courtesy and promised assistance—in allow ing the use of his township allotments (in George Street), and offering to prepare same for the club's benefit. The Secretary ...
DISTRICT NEWS. Hill End. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 20 May 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. (From Our Own Correspondents). Hill End. Mr W. H. Burrage, junr, who was ap pointed a deputation to present a petition signed by 4S ratepayers of the l/utnina, Hill End and Willowgrove districts to the Country Roads Board, petitioning the Board to care fully investigate the proposed Sandy Creek route—before deciding on any permanent route—reports a successful termination to his visit, the Board promising to have the pro posal investigated. Mr W. H. Burrage, senr., of Moe, has been nominated by the shareholders of the Gipps land Bacon Co. in this district as a candidate for a position on the Board of Directors.
TRAFALGAR STOCK SALE. Messrs J. K. Jennings & McInnes report under date of Saturday, 16th inst.: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 20 May 1914
TRAFALGAR STOCK SALE. Messrs J. K. Jennings & Mclnnes report under date of Saturday, 16th inst.:— 350 cattle yarded, and prices very high all round. Dairy cows and fat cattle sold ex tremely well. Milkers and springers, to £8 7s 6d ; springing heifers, £5 7s 6d ; Mr J. Brown's fat bullocks to £10 2s 6d, and cows to £8; fat heifers, £7 15s; L. W. Ashby'a fat cows, to £8; P. Nestor's £8 10s. A lot of fleshy cows to £6 5s; poddies, 27s; bulls, to £7 10b. Pigs.—Light yarding, and prices good. Porkers, 48s ; strong stores, 38s ; slips, 20s ; suckers, "12s 6d.
TENNIS. MOE v. THORPDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 20 May 1914
TENNIS. MOE v. TBORPDALE. A tennis match, between teams re presenting the above clubs, was played on the Sidharvin Court, Thorpdale, on Saturday last. A very enjoyable game resulted in a win for the home team by 10 games. Afternoon tea was provided at Mrs Brock's Coffee Palace, and was much appreciated by the visitors. Scores: — MeBsrs Torode and Backhouse (T.) beat Messrs Baker and Halden (M.), 6—4, 6-2. Messrs Gibson and Lush (M.) beat Messrs Torode and Backhouse (T.), 6-3, 6—4. Messrs Moore and Rhackleton (T.) beat Messrs Baker and Halden (M.), 6-1,6-2. Messrs Moore and Reen (T.) beat Messrs Gibson and Lush (M.), 6—4, 3—6, 6—5. Totals—Thorpdale, 46 games ; Moe, 36 games.
LADIES' LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 20 May 1914
LADIES' LETTER. (By "Irene.") : The more we see of the new fash ions the more it becomes apparent that the stiff corset must go and the new figure and pose be adopted, to a certain extent, if they are to be worn with any good effect. There must be a svelte pliability that any much- bon ed and braced corset will not allow, | and there must be a certain sugges tion of limpness. How different is the new figure-line from that of last year. So much so that many thoughtful wo men long have liesitated before adopt ing the new style. The question is: will complicated draperies enjoy as short a reign as did panniers last sea son? Parisiennes were almost taken aback themselves by the, unheard of eccentricities paraded for their edi fication at fashionable racecourses. The leading houses, seeing they had overstepped the mark, capitulated, and immediately made tracks in an other direction. Hence modes which threatened to be more than eccentric have become subdued and are simple and elegant. The...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 20 May 1914
Never Felt Better.—" I used to go nearly mad with pains in my head;" says Miss R. E. Forster, 55 Iffia St., Sth. Melbourne, Vic. " I tried almost everything, but the headaches were there just the same. Then I saw Chamber lain's Tablets advertised in the paper, and thought I would give them a trial. The first few doses made a different woman of me, for they completely re lieved me of headaches." Sold by all storekeepers and chemists.*
SING A SONG OF MICROBES. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 20 May 1914
SING A SONG OF MICROBES. Sing a song of microbes, Dainty little things, Ears and eyes and horns and tails, Claws and fangs and stings. Microbes in' the carpet, Microbes in the wall, Microbes in the vestibule, Microbes in the hall. Microbes on my money, Microbes in my hair, Microbes on my meat and bread, Microbes everywhere. Microbes in the butter, Microbes in the cheese, Microbes on the knives and forks,: Microbes in the breeze. Microbes in the kitchen, Microbes iji tlje bed, Microbes op the brush and comb, Microbes in, my head, Microbes in the, faucet, Microbes in the drains, Microbes in my shoes and boots, Microbes in iny brains. Friends are little microbes, Enemies are big, Life among the microbes is— . Nothing but "infra dig." • Fussy little microbes, Billions at a birth, Make our flesh and blood and bones Keep us on the earth. —Toronto "Guardian."' A lady was seen in Hyde Park last week wearing a new walking skirt in the form of creased trousers with the bottoms turned up, with...
LAND SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 20 May 1914
LAND SALES. Mr W. H. Barrage reports having sold to Mr A. Broomfield, of Traralgon, Mr Chas. Delia Torre's farm (on the Narracan Creek, Moe), comprising 90 acres, at a record price lor the district, viz., £26 per acre ; also, Mr J. Price's Moe property, comprising acres, to Mr J. B. Baigh at a satisfactory figure. Mr J. D. Hey wood, land and com mission agent, Trafalgar, reports having disposed of Miss E. Evans' farm property at Trafalgar, comprising 96 acres, to Mr J. G. Fechner, of Willowgrove. The price paid for the land was £45 per acre. Messrs J. K. Jennings and Mclnnes report having sold by public auction, at their Tra falgar sale ring on Saturday, 16th May (in the estate of the late Andrew Lind), two Moe Swamp blocks, containing 15 acres each. One block realized £45 per acre (cash), the pur chaser being Mrs Jolly; the other brought £47 per acre (cash), and was bought by Mr Duncan M. Day.
Dire Distress. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 20 May 1914
Dire Distress. "Excuse me, Jones," aaid the weii dressed friend, "but personal friend ship promps me to speak." "What is itj old chap?" "I fear that, unless you improve • your personal appearance, you may. lose your job." "I hope not." "You need a new hat." "Dm." y.. .ai "You need a new suit." "Um." : • "You need shoes. Man alive, "yquij feet are on the ground." "Quite true," admitted Jones, with a sigh. "Then take this week's salary and spruce up." , t "Can't squander any money on my* self, old man. My wife is worse off than .I am,""* . "Dear me! How is that?" "She needs a new feather in hef. hat." • - • v
A Question of Honor. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 20 May 1914
A Question of Honor. Among other anecdotes of Uaiver sity life; Dean. Hole tells of an occa sion when there was some doubt as to the locality of a city mentioned in a Greek text, and the lecturer address ed a youth who had just come up from the famous Shrewsbury school. "Now, Mr. Bentley, you are a pu* pil of our great geographer, Dr. But-* ler, the Atlas of our age, who carries the world not on ,Jiis shoulders, but in his head, and you can probably en lighten us as to the position of thia ancient town." "I believe, sir," was the prompt re ply, "that modern travellers are of .opinion that the city ought to be plac ed about ten miles to the south-east of the spot which it now occupies on our map." After receiving respectful thanks for the information, the informer told Dean Hole as they left the lecture room that he had never heard of tha .venerable city before, but that foi; the honor of Shrewsbury and the re putation of Dr. Butler he felt himself bound to say something.
MR. FRUITGROWER. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 20 May 1914
MR. FRUITGROWER. Rain, hail, sunshine, blow or snow, the middleman never worries. He will "make it up" whichever way it goes, One of the main essentials to suc cess is loyalty to your co-operativei society. Do not split up your consign ments and give agents an opportunity, of operating against you with you? • own ammunition. You must he a mighty strong maQ/ Mr. Fruitgrower, 'to' carry your own and other . people's burdens the way you do. . Don't you feel sometimes that yon would like to drop some of it; that you would like to play alittle and work less? •' If the.old apple tree could speak it would surely protest against giving half its income to some fellow in Mel bourne who never produced anything but a £at bank pass book. I' 'Whistler the artist, was once walk ing through a field, when suddenly h«f found that a huge bull was making straight towards him. Hei ran aa ha had never run before. When ha" reached the other side, of the fence he . saw a farmer, the owner of thej field coo...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES] 3\tany folk seem to believe that nia trimonial ads. in the daily papers are either fakes or jokes. Some of them are not. A young gentleman,' "rising 50, and well worn at that, spent quite a. number of half-crowns with Auck land papers without any beauteous young damsel laying her rank and fortune at his feet. So he got on to a '-'matrimonial agent." It seems al most incredible, but this agent ac tually found a sweet young thing of 49y2, and arranged a wedding between them without either having seen the other. Three days prior to the wed ding the giddy young flapper of 49 awaited her selected bridegroom in a (boarding house. The bridegroom 'dressed himself with care and went along. The "agent" introduced them thus: Mr. , this is Miss ——, your . fiancee! The far from beautiful young nan took one glance at a simpering mummified face that might have been dug up in ancient Egypt, and, without a word, grabbed his hat and departed. His ad. is still appearing at interv...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914
YOU SHOULD BE DETERMINED in rejecting the worthless and frequently in jurious counterfeits which are sometimes pushed for the sake of greater gain as -"just as good" as the GENUINE SANDER AND SONS' PURE VOLATILE EUCALYPTI EXTRACT. Be not deceived! SANDER'S EXTRACT is recognised by the highest medical authorities as possessing unique stimulating, healing and antiseptic powers. The preparation of SANDER'S EXTRACT from the pure selected leaves, and tho refinement by special processes give it curative virtues peculiarly its own. There fore, be not misled! Demand and insist upon the GENUINE SANDER EXTRACT, and you will derive the benefit that thousands have derived from it before. "When ill yoa should not depress yourself more by th© common, bulky and nauseating eucalyptus oils and so-called extracts. What you want is quality and reliabilitj7 in small dose, and this you find only in— SANDER'S EXTRACT. Skating, at the Moe Mechanics* Hall, every Wednesday evening. For Children's Hacking Co...
ENGINEER'S REPORT. Mr W. E. Thompson reported as follows: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914
ENGINEER'S BEFORT. Mr W. E. Thompson reported as follows : — Gentlemen—I have the honor to report that fairly good progress is being made in spreading the metal en Country Roads' Board Contract, No. 1 13 | 14, between Yarragon and Moe river. |J The worst section of the road, viz., the western end, I am pleased to say has received the first coat of metal, tbia work being rapidly pushed ahead dnring the recent dry spell. I may perhaps mention that the contractor, Mr Ellings worth, had to obtain metal from Mel bourne, owing to Mr Wilson's inability to forward supplies for some few weeks, and metal for several small shire con tracts is only just coming to hand now from that quarry. Mr A, J. Arndt has commenced his Contract, No. 3,13 | 14 (C.R.B.), viz., constructing two small bridges between Sunny Creek and Trafalgar. Good progress has been made by this contrac tor, and the non-arrival of deck and hand-rail timber alone delaying [the completion of these bridges by this meeting. In conne...
NARRACAN SHIRE COUNCIL. YARRAGON-LEONGATHA MAIN ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914
NARRAGAN SHIRE COUNCIL. # YARRAGON-LEONGATHA MAIN ROAD. A special survey, by Messrs Muntz and Muntz, was made, and the following is a copy of the report presented to the council :— In accordance with your council's in structions of the 9 th ult, we have care fully inspected and surveyed the road selected and approved by the Board, commencing at the point marked A on accompanying map and running from thence southerly along the western slope | of the spur, joining McDonald's Track at Rafferty's at the point marked B, a length of 323 chains, known as No 1 Route. We have in the same manner gone over the route known as No 2, which also commences at the point A and runs up the eastern side of the same spur to McDonald's Track at the point C, a distance of 294 chains, thence westerly and southerly along the Track an ad ditional 97 chains to the point B, at Rafferty's, making the total length of Route 2 391 chains, or 68 chains longer than Route 1. By a deviation between C and B, in volving...