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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 9 May 1912
There is not an article of apparel that men wear but we Iiirr it-and. what's more have it at a price and of a quality to.commend, itself to you.. Look on onr store as your store-come in and have a strolt round and choose, what you want in yoar own time--whether its tbd latest novelty in ties, a new fashion in shirts,, a nobby hat. ox S nerel?-T-aollar,'nd coltar stud. Your aniallest purchase is just ask? welcome as yo6islargeit-and we'll do. our best. for.you in t eithe. case" ,, ' ,: Splendid range of iew Season's Patterns just to hand. Call and. inspect Satisfaction Guaranteed.. CGrE3iEaRaTLY DIRAPERY. 'MEN'S & BOY'S CLOTHING,, Boots & Shoes. TYZACK & CO., "T'?B E CORNER."' PERFECT COOKERY WITHOUT DRUDGERY. 1'1 M .:. ;t O?L silTlP IAr. The Werribee Farmers Co=operative Society's Stores: SOME OF ITS 'POINTS . . 1. Being portable can-be placed whliere ever you like. 2. Saves, Irooti chopping and carrying of' coal. 3. Tbe'hea is under complete control. , a. Yo...
STRIKING CONTRASTS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 9 May 1912
STRIKING CONTRASTS TO THE EDITOR. SIR,-"Johnnie Walker," in a recent issue of "The Banner," com- pares the Footscray and Werribee Shire Counncils. The comparison being against the latter body. As to road construction, apparentlyyour &nbsp; correspondent is not aware that the Footscray ratepayers pay a rate of 2/6 in the £, Werribee ratepayers pay 1/3. Give Mr. Sinclair, our en- gineer, a 2/6 rate to work upon in preparing the estimates and I am confident that "Johnnie Walker" would have no cause for complaint. But what would the ratepayers of the shire say? The recent rise in the rates of this shire, from 1/ to 1/3, has not been received too kindly by many ratepayers. Double it, and I believe there would be an insurrection. Again, the Werribee Shire Is free from loans. Is Foots- cray ? "Johnnie Walker" has got &nbsp; out of his depth on this matter. Yours etc; A RATEPAYER.
CONCERT AT METRO. FARM [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 9 May 1912
CONCERT AT METRO. FARM. Last Friday evening week a con- cert was held in the Metropolitan Farm Hall. The proceeds were de- voted to clearing the remainder of the debt on building. At 8 sharp the president, Mr. A. D. Rowan, took the chair, and as two of the metropolitan artistes had to catch the 10 o'clock train they gave their items early in the evening. One of the visitors, Mr. J. G . M'Nicol, a ventriloquist and variety enter- lainer, was very interesting, especi- ally to the younger members of the audience. Mr. Will Ahearn, a young gentleman with a clear bari- tone voice, gave several vocal items in good style, for which he was de- servedly encored. After Messrs. Ahearn and M'Nicol had left, the programme was continued, when music lovers had a most enjoyable time in listening to the violin se- lections rendered by Miss Dorothy Taylor, who was ably accompanied by Mrs. W. J. Calder on the piano. Miss Taylor so pljlesed the audience that in each itend a rol~etilion was lmmediately d...
TIED TO TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
TIED TO TIMIC. "So you took time by the forelock, on it were ?" anid a prison chaplain, nddressing a now-comer, who lhd Jullst got a month's "hard" for stealing naj clock. "Yeslir," said the prisbner, with a nigh, "and now I've got time by the padlock." he: !"'This is Maud's third hue? hand, and they all bore the namej William." I-so: "You don't.say so I Why, the woman is a regular Bill col-i lector."
A LITTLE KNOWLEDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
A LITTLE KNOWLEDGE. Somo of his boys were taking but little interest in the lesson, and the teacher grew desperate. "William Smith," he slddenly de manded, "are you listening 7'" "Yes, air." "Then perhaps you can tell me where Nelson was killed 7" "Trafalgar-square." "Indeed," sareastically ejaculated the teacher, when he had recovered his breath. "Then I suppose Welling toll was killed at Waterloo Station 7' "No, sir," responded William, "that was Napoleon."
CAPPED. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
CAPPED. A young wife was continuously pes tered by her mother-in-law about the way she was bringing up her first born babe. The young wife was intelligent and capable, and she" was really doing well with the child. From her mother-in law, however, she got nothing but sour advice, warnings, and veiled abuse. One day the mother-in-law, looking fixedly at the mother with her baby, on her lap, said, angrily : "A woman has no right to have a child if she doesn't know how to hold it." "No : nor a tongue either," wans the quiet reply.--- -
SECRETS OF A MARIONETTE SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
SECRETS OF A MARIONETTE SHOW. --4--- Although one of the oldest forms of entertainment, very little of its act lal workings is known to the public. The general idea is that the figures are worked by wires or elastic; in reality the so-called wires are simply stout threads, called " slangs." These threads are fastened to the hands, feet, head and body of the figure, and the other end to slight pieces of wood called " crutches," which the manipulator holds in his hands-the " slangs " that work the legs and arm in one Mand, and those that work the head and body in the other. WORKING THIE " SLANGS." The( worker stands upon a raised platform at the back of the scene, and leans over the rail at the top be ing hidden from the spectators by the scene and borders. Thie " slangs " have to be heel-balled occasionally to keep them from fraying. Wnmenmaks the best and most ex pert manipulators, their bands being more delicate and sensitive; but to become an expert worker it must be learnt when y...
COMPLETE SHORT STORY. DEARER THAN HONOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
OOMPL'ETH SH-ORT STORY. DEARER THAN HONOUR. "I can't believe it, lad-I can't believe it even now I" said the old Canalies crossing the wide hall with impatient footsteps and gazing gloomily out at the latticed window into the courtyard beneath. " That a nephew of mine-one who has been to me as my own son-should for swear the faith and loyalty of his ancestors, and Join himself with Roundhead rebels, base traitors to their king and country-thou art mad, Conrad l" "I can never tell you what it has cost me to do this, uncle. Nothing but the deep conviction that liberty and justice are more sacred than even the right of a king could have led me so poorly to repay all your love and kindness." The strong voice faltered a little, as the young man stooped to caress the tawny deerhound whose nose was thrust sympathetically into his hand. " Convictions I I will not hear such cant I If the boy has failed in persuading you "- his voice for a moment took on a softer tons- " it is not likely that...
ALONE HE DID IT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
ALONE flE DID IT. With a Ilower in his coat, and a smirk on his face, the old gentleman swaggerrd along the parade in a merry mood. " Fifty years ago I" he murmured, reminiscently, as a holiday belle threw him a smile. " Well, well, well I" 'Then a voice hailed him. " 'Allo, Jim I" it cried. " What Ire you (loin' 'ere ?" " cleebralln' my golden weddin', old buck," replied Jim, greeting his acqesuaintance. " Well, you look it. New as [ penny I Plower, gloves, cane-all the ontll" .Tlie grinned sheepishly under his friends enthusiastic scrutiny. " BIut Thy ain't the wile with you ?" " iHr I" nnswered Jim, scornfully. " Why. shb atn't nothin' to do with it. Sheo'me fourth I" O1ce Bfhy (answering the telephone for the fiBt time in his life) : Hallon Who's thene ?" "I'm ont hundred and live.". "Go on.It's time you were dead."
THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
. THE HOUSEHOLD. Meat Re-served.-The remains. o0 meat dishes are easlly-disposed of, as there are several attractive ways ofi re-serving cold meat, and many house wives know ether recipes beeides the time-honored hash, mince or cottage sle; but it does not seem to strike housekepers that what Is left of hasbi-s e. ,or minces, may be re-served a se: f ond time If we exercise a lttle Ingens pity in thinking ofdishes which;',while '6e-quite fresh whei they comoeto the table. The reimaln ot'mincecome..ln vell for croquettes or riseoles,.especial. :- Ii this be sligi~tly curried to iakek a :bange in the flavor; and another way ,f serving scraps of meat is as fol ,ows:-Cut a sllce'of bread about two aches thick, cut into rounds the size f a tumbler,- andhollow out the cen re, leaving a little bread'at the bot :om; soak these pieces in stock and try a light brown; fill the centre with any remains of meat or fish, curried if ;possible, and serve very hot.?Quite a little meat will do for thi...
CALLING A MAN A LIAR. PLACES IN WHICH IT IS A CRIME. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
CALLING A MAN A LIAR. PLACES IN WHICH IT IS A CRIME. The other day a resident in Louis ville, Kentucky, expressed his opin ion to another man that be was a ed down. He commenced an 'ction for assault, but lost the case. The judge declared from the Bench that to call another man a liar was to deliver him a blow, and honourably discharged the defendant. It is a justifiable defence in many of the American States to claim that the man you have assaulted has first called you a liar. A Bill containing much a provision was introduced in the Texas Legislature some years ago, and has not yet been repealed. The senator who introduced the BilO declared that he based it on a law which makes the oflonsive use of the word a misdemeanour punishable by a .5 tfine. Calling a man a liar is not only an offence against the law in Virgin ia ;it is a crime. There is a law on the statute-books of that State which rends as follows " If any person shall, in the presence or hear ing of another, curse or abus...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
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 strol round and choose what you want in your own time-whether its the' latest-,novelty in ties, a new fashion in shirts, a nobby bat od mely -Iaolltr, and. collar stud. Your smalleot purchase is just ad welcoie as your largest-and we'll do our best for you ln'ciltbe Splendid range of new Season's Patterns just to hand.: Call and inspeci Satisfaction Guaranteed. GENERjAL DIRAPERY. MEN'S & BOY'S CLOTHING, Boots & Shoes. TYZACK & CO., "TkHE CORNER." PERFECT COOKERY WITHOUT DRUDGERY, _.( O' 'EOVJE. .3, ,', (t4^r-' "i-'?"r^^y '-'-V c i k . .OL)D AT The Werribee Farmaers' Co-=operative Society's Stores. SOME OF ITS POINTS . . 1.. Being portable can bo pilaced where ever you hlike. 2. .Saves .wood chopping and carrying of coal. 3.i .The heat is undor complete control. 4. You have no big ifiro to attend to. . 5. Will cook the most elabor...
Copyright. CHANDOS, GENTLEMAN AND BURGLAR. A SERIES OF EXCITING DETECTIVE STORIES. PART 5. THE MYSTERY OF THE HOTEL ROYAL. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
Gopyrightz GENTLEMAN AND * BURGLAR. A SERIES OF EXC 'iINO DETECTIVE STORIES. By Heath Crlohton, Author of "Philip Thorn, Detective," &o PART i. THE MYSTERY OF THE HOTEL ROYAL. CHAPTER I. Since our highly satisfactory little haul of Professor Ressington'b golden treasures, Chandos and I had been " resting." At least, so far as I knew he was not exercising his pro fessional skill, for r had not joined him in any exploit for a month. My own banking account was in a healthy state, and I was happy enough for the time, spending most of my dais reading lazily and at night extracting a little excitement _'ut oL life at the Mohawks' Club, which Chandos and I had joined. Gambling, the besetting sin which had once so nearly brought me with a crash to the bottom rung of hu manity, still held me fascinated, but play at the Mohawks was not parti cularly high, and as Chandos had playfully put it, it kept me out of mischief. I had not heard from him for a week. He was wandering aimlessly ab...
THE Werribee Shire Banner. WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, MAY 16. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
(Utribet Sbire Badenr, WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, MAY 10. All correspondoenco for thli Journal should bo In Iho office bofora 1 o'clock on Wodnosday's. Advertisemanls received up till 6 p.m.on Wednosday's. To-MonRow week - Friday.' May 24-an eloection will be held to fill a vacancy in the Legislative Coun cil for the South-Western province caused by the death of s[r. Harwood. There are two candi dales in the field, Mr. H. F. Richardeson and Mr. F. Sargoant, both residents of Geulong.- The first named candidate contosts the election in the Libe.al interest, the latter flies the Labor flag. The farm ore should not have much trouble in selecting the man who would best serve their interests. The Labor party is not bubbling over with affection for the tiller of the soil, and it would be unwise oni the farmers' part to send ilnto the Upper House one who favors the Labor prolraamme. 'Ihe country has had a surfeit of Labor politics and has spoken out very oemphatically agnitist them--proved by tho...
PEARSON, ROWE, SMITH & CO.'S REPORT, [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
PEARSON, ROWE, SMITH & CO.'S REPORT, At Newmarket on Tuesday Messrs Pearson, Rowe, Smith and Co., sold : l 8moetino cowes, Denilignin; 312 merino wothers, aickLourno and Metropolitan Doard of Works, Metropolitan Farm, to 17s Id; 255 crosobred merino wethers, Roclkbank; 102 crossbred wethers, H. dchooling, Carlsruho, to 20u 9d, aver aging 1is Od; 100 crtssbred and luerino wcthers and owen, A. Vinnicombo, iomnarey, crossbred wothers, 14s Bd, merinro wetcher, 14s, crossbred owes, 18s d?d; 172 :crti:._ ewes, G. Canny, Werri, 1 o.: r;,! n cto.r?o:ed and merino owes. J. 11. Jones, jua., Belmont; 127 merino t\ethers .J. !. lfonty, Pnltenham.park ; 120 Imoino wneteors, T. J. Farley, Iiil muir Estate; 117 merino wothers, WVirm. Dufl, Teoradin, at lis 5d, Icw 11s 3d; 118 crussbLed ones, Mann Bros., Sheoalk; 108 cros:bred wothers and owes, Molten; 108 merino wethersq , N Irwvin, Maims bury, to Ils ld; 07 crossbred wethcrs, Wom. Roid, Gloieorln, to 15s d, avoerging 15s; 77 otos.bred wet...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
Scovell and Spurling, TIHE CORNER, Soor s ? A Y, Ifavo landed a lovely stock of NEW SPRING GOODS. SPlRING SU TINGS from 42s. BOATERS, latest shapes, 3s 6d to,6s 6d. . NEW. SHAPE BOXERS. S.. 'F'ASHION' SHI?BTSin 20 different styles.-: SWEATERS to button close at neck.. . T;ENNIS SHIRTS for warm weather. TIES, SOCKS, BRACES, and overything a man wants to wear at THE RIGHT PRICE. 1,500 Ties at 9d., worth Is. and is 6d., to prove we are THE TIE KINGS. THE RACECOURSE HOTEL (WERRIBEE.) F1IRST-CLASS Accomodation for Travellers and Visitors at this Old established Hotel, which is replete with every convenience, and the tmany facilities offered therein for the comfort of the General Public will be duly appreciated. The choiceot and best brands of Wines, Ales and Spirits are kept at this establishment. FISHING AND SHOOTING. BUGGIES AND HORSES ON HIRE. N. A. DIXON, Proprietress. COMMER CIAL .'. HOTEL WERRIBEE. J. COOK B'EGS to inferm the pnblic generally that she has taken the above we ll-know...
General Printing. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
General Printing. There is nobody who does not need Printing of some kind. The Business rman requires the numerous lines that are called for in the regular course of his oporations. In addition, if he be live and up-to-date, he should have ciroulars and price lists to sopplement his nowspaper advertising in keepilg his customers, present and prospective, in touch with what he is do ng and how he is doing it. There i? no business that is not susceptiblo to the ravea of Pleilty of Printer's Ink judiciously used. Socistis and Clubs requiro Rules, Progrxamnes, Tickcots, Syllabus Cards, Jirculars, etc. Every organisation needs Printing and in placing the orders it should be borne in mind that the local newspaper expends a lot of time and :bor in giving the publicity which is the breath of life to every public institu Other people want Printing for private use. Just to mention one item 'y wty if ilhrmtration, Iter Papto er opr ld have printed headings. ' It costs ary little extra and is w...
ADVERTISING. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
I ADVERTISING. Ihere Ii no Dianeru that nonmit b. (iamtar by Lthe, iudohou.. dhertit &i~.to ea.la imow tior.Cp. VeotIo tbea aas .amtmn' y, "'Whj tbumdd I .deng-tso t. laiwmyxrly knowe eluNr,. I am, an what tI s.U. O[a thCat is a. vanew. It is. be p n)rr , .rau.ta by the Ua.way and. Chach um t aot· . aaUmgmg pratito taL anya. Praaetaa moat,. in whicb *a inet buniom .moa Paill I. roahw. Lbn. tao ( frlin l t ri.tt lti (iio k i~Za7 . with all Uay Ja. . .I anal &and w U tauyJ a at. LA amilea ta aman-t that by ta the gauts. pPar ot thebo gunds Ltma xn Pr (mM, thb ettjs Plruaab trail OaadeJagld be oJbtainaaal banJy '1 As a yrr Qadaty and o r tpy .a the oty uoum t an sup u p alaplel eat .)ut ad Wa h aawhl uop Lo tlh, and it h thaaugb the aavruttaing .aranvuns od Lb x Ial Newspaper that Lbe aduhatau, nwn be effmind. Maaawaawi the Bma mnm on'. anounremment In lt PanLoal Nmapaparr isa standrg iotratation to do baau. with bm. AMd that canoa waije semi twu his hosl cunstomr.
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 16 May 1912
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT At Newmarket on Tuesday Messrs. Densloy and Johnston sold : Fat Sheep Wlhers--487 comebacks' for the Motro: poliltan Farm (outride); 810 merino, S. W. Blcker ; 208 crossbred and come back, J. Hird, Gannawarra, to lOs 10d, averaging 14a 5d; 208 comoeback and merino, W. J. Troop, 16s Sd; 151 merino, John Robinson, Laverton, at lie lid; 121 crossbreddand comeback, J. 0. Larcombe, Tarnoit; 110 marino, Thlos. M'Dougall, Pinegrovo; 60 come. bcBk, T, T. R. Gibson, Ballater; 85 crossbred, Elliot Poole, Koroop, to 20s; I0 comoback, H. Densley, Ballon; 11 conmback and merino 'from Dosrimnc; 0 crossbred,. Hor?loy Bros., Poowong, to 17s 6d, averaging 15s 4dT; 2 crossbred, J. F. Patterson, Officer, at Ll' Ewes 80 comeback, W. J. Troup, 10s 6d; 69 comeback from Truganina, to 12s Od; 88 crossbred and comeback, Horsloy Bros., Poowong, to 10s, avg 16s Id; 38 cross?ired and comeback, H. Doensly, Ballan ; 25 comeback, I. Peacook, Tar, noetej at o .lA-Os ...4.sk,-T G...