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COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE GOULBURN VALLEY MARKETS. AT THE CORPORATION YARDS. SHEPPARTON SHEEP MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE aOULBURN VALLEY MARKhETS. AT THE CORPORATION YARDS, SHEPPARTON BHEEP MARKET. A very abshort supply of sheep forward on Tuesday to a limited attendance of buyers, Market firm atimproved rates. Totel yarding only 2619. Of these 1004 were in the fat pens. Fat sheep sold briskly anu were~fully 2s per head in rid vanoe-of proeiious markets. Prime crossbred wethers 19s 64 to 20s ld, gooad merino wethbors 15sl 4d to 16s 2d, medium do 14s 90 to 15s ld, good cross bred owes 16s 60 to 17s ld, medium cross owes 13s-ld to 16s 2d, merino owes from ils to 14s 5d, prime lambs 16s to 17e 38, good do 12s to 14s 7d, small do 8s to 10os.
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
PERSONiL. Mr J M Murphy, the well known contractor, of Mason-street, wae ro* moved to the- Mooroopua fHIspital on Sunday, Etllering trcm hemorrhage of the brain. He retnaits unconsoions. Mr W C Anderson, when oycling in Mando-etreet on Monday oveoing had the misfortune to be run into by a dog, and he thrown. His knee (whiob, eufiered an iojury some time ago), wee badly hurt, and ho hao since been con fined to his room, A very highly respected lady, who was well known throughout the dietrict, died from heart failure on Monday in the porson of Mr Eliz both O'Donrell, widov of Mr Thomas O'Donnell, of Pine Lodge. The deceased, who was 67 years of age, was thrown out of a buggy some six or ceven years ago, and was badly injured in .the hip. Rather more coan two years ago, when re turning from Melbourne to her home at Pine Lodge she met with severe injuries in the railway accident that occurred near Toolamba, and it was some time before" she was again able to move about, though she had ne...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
MELBOURNE MARKETS. Fat Sheep.-21,000 yarded. Prime crossbred wethers, 20s to 22s 6d, extra do, 23s 3d to 26s, good do, some lots of which were bought by graziers, 17s Gd to 195, second, including light come backs, 14s 6d to 16s 6d, inferior, from 13s Ad, prime crossbred ewes, 17s to 183s O3, extra do, 20s to 24s, good do, 1is to 16s 0d, second do, 18~ to 14o Gd, in-, ferior. 10i 61 to 12s, prime merino wethers, 18s to 21s Od, good do, 15s 61 to 17s, seooond and inferior, from 103 up wards, with merino owes, 8s 6d to 18s, few low.conditioned old ewes 43 Od to 7d. Fat Lambs.-10,000 wore penned. Prime 14s 6d to 16a, extra 163 63 to 183, with seleoted lots of heavy.weights 19s to 22a, good 12s 9d to 183 93, second ils to 12s 64, inferior from 10s. Fat Cattle.-2790 yarded. Prime pens of bullocks £12 to £13 17s 6d, extra do at £15 12s 63 and £15 153, good do £10 to £11 10s; good medium weights, £9 15s to £10 10s, good light and handy weights £8 1ls to £D 10s, second and inferior from £7, ...
SHEPPARTON PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
HEPPARTON?? PIG MBARKET. A very habort yarding of pigs forward on Monday, to moderate attendance of buyers. Prices all round decidedly easier, except bacon stores and porkers. This class realised late prices. Bacon pigs, young stores, slips and suckers showed a decline of fully 8s per head on previous market. Total yarding 183 head. Only 15 head of baconers penned. Quotations.-- Prime heavy bacon 65s to 68s, good bacon B58s to 61s, medium do 51s to 5is 6d, porkers, prime and heavy, 40s to 44s; baoon stores 39s to 47s, big stores 80s to 85, emall stores 24s to 28s, prime slips 29s to 26, good do 19s to 21s, suokers, prime, 17s to 18s, good do 14s to 15s 6d, small do 10s to lie.
PRESBYTERIAN v METHODIST PRESBYTERIAN [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
'RtESuYTIUIAN V METHODIST PRESBYTERIAN Beaud, o Williamson, b Graham ... 16 Stevenson, a and b Graham ... 5 Carroll, b M'Coll ... ... 0 Revel, b MI'Coll ... ... 6 Milne, b Graham ... ... 0 Burns, 3 M'Coll, b Graham ... 11 Florence, run out ... ... 4 Stuart, run out... ... ... 0 A Clydesdale, b M'Coll ... ... 1 R Olydesdale, c Fair, b Graham ... 0 Waddell, not out ... .... 0 Sundries ... ... ... 7 Total ... ... ... 50 Bowling--Ml'Coll 8 for 23, Graham 5 for 20 31ETHODIST M'Coll, run out ... . ... 8 Hubbard, run out ... ... 0 Rev Phillips, b Carroll ... ... 5 Graham, ca Milno, b Carroll ... 87 G Williamson, b Carroll... ... 8 Fair, b flvel ... ... ... 4 H Williamson, o and b Carroll ... 7 Coppin, o Milne, b Carroll ... 5 Haisman, b Carroll .. ... 0 Sutherland, not out ... ... 0 Sundries ... ... ... 6 Total ... ... ... 78 Bowling-Carroll 6 for 33, Revel 1 for 84 Methodist won by 28 runs
TATURA R.C. SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
TATURA R.C. SPORTS. The Tatura R.C. sporte were held yesterday, and following are the results: Sheffield Handioap-O'Connell 1, Tillson 2, Harding 3. Q20yde Handicap-Tilleon 1, Harding 2, Ryan 3. Bicycle race under 16--M O'Connell 1, Dick 2. Maiden Trot-S Matthewe' Billy. Pony race, 14,2 a.u.-Rosobudn 1, Comet2. High Jump and Marshall Event Bert Hawking. 2.men Marshall Evont-Layton and Knucley. (atuetra)\
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
FOOTBALL, Now that the cricket season through out the Goulburn Valley is fast drawing to a close, clubs connected with the Goulbnrn Valley Distriot Football Asso clation are bestirring themselves, and making.efforts to have their teams as strong:aes possible for the coming esea eon. The Echuca club has already held its annual meeting, and judging by the enthusiasm shown by the large number present a successful season is promised. The balance-shoot presented showed the receipts for last season to have been £216 16s 9d, and while the expenditure was heavy the club finished with a small credit balance, Mr J C Chanter was roe elected president:; Mr Claude O'Brien (an old Sheppartonian), secretary;. and Mr J O'Bryan, treasurer. It was de cided by the meeting that efforts greater than previously should be made to get together a team strong enough to win the premiership of the G.V.D.F.A. for Echuca; and to this end the secretary was instructed to advertise in the metro politan .papers offe...
DRUIDS' GALA AND AUSTIN HOSPITAL BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
DRUIDS' GALA AND AUSTIN HOSPITAL BAZAAR. The Druids have decided that this year the proceeds of their Gala Art Union and Bazaar shall be devoted exclusively to a Charity whose fiene fits are STRICTLY REdEItWED FOR THE HELPLESS POOT 1W0O ARE AFFLICTED WITH INClIURABLE DISEASES, namely, the AUSTIN HOSPITAL, HEIDELBERG, which provides accommodation for 230 in mates, and is but with1 ohs exception the largest medical Cha:.ty in the State, the cost of maintSenance an nually being over £11,500: Such an object whose noble work, in addition to relieving the worst forms of human suffering, is a per manent safeguard of public health, they feel confident cannot but meet with your sympathy and approval, and they therefore rely upon your gener ous support and co-operation in the task before them. There is no sharper sting in the pathos of the Austin than in cases where strength fights hard. Greater agony .there may be-the cancer wards are full of histories of such ghastly torment that it may not...
GOOD HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
GOOD HEALTH. Following are lines by Sir Alfred Power: "There's a skin without and a. skin within, A covering skin and a lining skin; But the idner skin is the skin without Double inwarda and carried through out; The mouth, the nostrils, the windpipe and throat, Are all of them lined with this inner coat, Which. through every part is made to extend Lungs, liver and bowels, from end to end. The outside skin is.a marvellous plan For discharging the dregs of the flesh of man; While the inner one takes from the food and the air What is needed the waste of the flesh to repair. With clothing and exercise keep your self warm, And change your clothes quickly if drenched in a storm;
TEACHING HIM ECONOMY. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
TEACHING HIM ECONOMY. "My boy," said the old man; kindly, as he Ipoked the'back parlor doorway a'bout 11 p.m., where his prospective son-in-law, Charles, sat courting Eliza with the gas turned on full force, "are you aware that the moon is shining brightly this evening? Just see," and the old man turned the gas out.."Just observe, my boy, how the moon's yel low rays light up this room. Truly it is a glorious spectacle. But come with me a moment; I have something in the cellar which I wish to show you." Then the old man took his bull's-eye lantern and led the way down the cel lar stairs, closely followed by Charles. "My boy," said he, softly, as they reached the cellar, "I know you love Eliza with all the strength of your no ble heart, and you love to meet her often, and let me say that I have no objection whatever to your doing so; I simply request your presence in this cellar that I might give you a much needed and useful lesson in economy. Observe, young man, the little box over i...
Nothing To Be Surprised At. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
Nothing To Be Surprised At. Mr. Upton Sinclair, the American author, was telling a story of a game of poker in the Wild West. A tender foot, looking on, saw one of the play ers deal himself four aces from the bottom of the pack. The tenderfoot whirpered indignantly to another on looker: "Did you see that?" "What?" asked the other. "That swindler dealt himself four aces!" the tenderfoot hissed. "~Taal," was the astonished reply, "wasn't it his deal?" ... t - m -
A REMARKABLE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
A REMARKABLE MEETING. A strange adventure is recorded by a correspondent of a London paper who, meeting a medical friend, looked in at a Fleet-street tavern to talk things over. Here he met another friend, a master mariner: After an informal introduction his two compan ions talked of things in which he took no interest, and he joined in another conversation. Half-an-hour had elapsed when they informed him-profusely grateful for the introductioin-that he had intro duced two brothers! Ti'hey had been separated, not ,by quarrel, but by the cstranging years. The mariner, as a weakly boy whose l:fe was despaired of, had ben sent to a relative who lived mean counties away, by the sea. He bad never re visited the scenes of his youth, or been seen by his parents and brothers. Forty years had passed since the brothers had met. The world doesn't judge a man by his own clothes, but by his wife's. A broken heart takes about three weeks to mend in town and five in the country. No man is so greed...
Bargain Hunting. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
Bargain Hunting. An amusing story is told in connec tion with the early days of Sir J. B. Robinson, the South A~frican million aire, who has been figuring promin c-ntly in the Law Courts. He was crossing the Vaal River in 1869, looking for diamonds. He asked the natives if they had seen any "pretty stones," and at last he found a man who had a diamond. It was a small stone, and the prospector offer ed him £10 for it, but he refused to part 'with it. He increased his offer to £12, but still the man refused. "What will you take for it?" he was asked. "Twenty goats," was the firm reply; "nothing less." "I sent off to the nearest farm;" says Sir J. B. Robinson, in telling the story, "and bought twenty goats for £7 10/-, and so got possession of my first diamond."
At That. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
At That. Don't be dull and gloomy If you can't have what you lack. Some day, soon it may be, Your fortune will come back. Luck will turn and find you Some delightful day, Anyhow, just think so It's much ihe be?ter way. Mleanwhile. just be cheery, .ceet life with a smile, Thle boy is always happy \\h11a whistles all the while. When you meet misfortune Don't let it knock you flat. Just be glad you're living, .And Ic it go at that!
THE PSEUDO-LANGUAGE OF MONKEYS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
THE PSEUDO-LANGUAGE OF MONKEYS. Concerning the supposed language of anthropoid apes, Professor Boutan has recently taken up the question and arrives at a; negative result. I, will be remembered that Dr. Garnier came to thile conclusion that monkeys have a language analogous to human language and express themselves by signs as we!l as by sounds which they emsit. According to Professor Boutan, ilere is only a difference of degree be' tween this alt hluman speech and not one of kind. lie observed the sounds lmade by a biggon which he had cap tured when- young, land his experi ments cover mnore than five years. He finds that tihe animal can produce only ,ponltaneous and instinlctive sounds corresponding to a state of satisfac :tion or the like, or again to a state of uneasiness or fear, also great ex citment, and the sounds do not appear to correspond to a real language, bui ra~hsr to what he calls "pseudo-lan guage." While s3unds of real lan g?lage are acquireld by education, those of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
PH(ENIX . ASSURANCE 00. LTD. ESTD. 1782. ; WORKERS' COMPENSATION. SFIRE. ACCIDENT. LOSSES PAID EXCEED £90O000,000. : Loseo by BUSH FIRES and by LICHTHINC S are made good by this Company. "-.. -AGENTS WANTED. VIOTORIAN 461 TO 471 BOURKE ST., OFFICE MELBOURNE. DALCETY & CO. LTO., ACENTS. A lady sent for a fashionable ihy sician. The physician, on arriving, found the lady reclining on a couch, one maid fanning her and anol her holding to her nose a gold bottl: of S smelling salts. "What is the nature of your com plaint?" the physician asked. "Oh, doctor,:' said thIe lady ):p?ail tivcely, "i am suffering dread fully S from-er--aih, what was that iliness, anyway, far which you snt my f:'end. Sirs. D)e Smythle. on a ?.rchting tour?" -London "Opinion." Every healthy girl is born to look in to shop windows, to laugh a little, to flirt a little, and to gloat over new clothes. TO NEW'PAPER PROPRIETORS. SEGOND-HAND S: TYPE CASES S (In Good Order), --Lower and Upper, Double and Treble F...
PAINTING THE EIFFEL TOWER. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
PAINTING THE EIFFEL TOWER. The Eiffel Tower changes its dress every five or six years at a cost of from £2800 to £3200. flhe date is at hand when fifty painters will find occupation for three or four months in covering the 180,000 square yards of its surface with a new coat of paint. The shade has yet to be decided up on. The Eiffel Tower started twenty two years ago in orange, wore red in 1893, golden yellow in 1899, and silver white on the summit and chrome yel low at the base in 1907. There are people who would vote for-an invisible shade of khaki for the coming renew al. The tower is now used as a -wire less telegraph station, as a post for an electric device-to prevent hallstonms, and as a guiding mark for aviators.
PERSEVERED IN VAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 26 March 1914
PERSEVERED IN VAIN. A short time ago there died in lerne, Switzerland, a remarkable stu dent, who, though fifty-seven years old, had studied at the University of Berne for thirty-seven years without having taken his medical degree. This student, Gottlieb Laederach, entered the University when the was twenty. ite studied assiduously, but owing to a nervous temperament he could never pass an examination. When put to the tests he became so enrbarrassed that he failed. Having an independent in come, however, and being gifted with unusual tenacity of purpose, he deter mined to gain his degree if it took a lifetime. When he 'vent up for his hundredth trial he fell dead in the ex amination-room fromn heart disease.