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CROQUET NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 6 June 1912
CROQUET NOTES. &nbsp; &nbsp; A half hour American handicap tournament for a trophy presented by Mr. Baker was held by the members of the Croquet Club on Saturday and Monday last. The competitors were divided into two classes according to their handicaps, and the final game was played by the succesful competitor in each class,, namely, Mrs. Rowan and Mr. Baker. The result was a victory for Mr. Baker. The lawns are still in good order, and as the weather is fine a few players may yet be seeo on them in the after- noons.
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 6 June 1912
RIFLE NOTES. On Saturday and Monday last the members of the above club finished their musketry shooting. A good muster of the pioneer members of the club put in an appearance on the range and fired their musketry course. On Saturday next, teams from the Mardan and Little River Rifle Clubs are expected to fire a Triangular match on the local range. Members are asked to roll up as early as possible so the shoot- ing will be finished before the light begins to fall. The captain and secretary had the pleasure of a trip to Warrnambool with a team from No. 21-Union, which they thorough- ly enjoyed, and, although they did nothing sensational in the way of shooting, they kept up the club's name for good, steady shooting, by both scoring 93 over 300, 500, and 600 yards, and had the pleasure of being in the winning team.
LOOKING FOR "SAL." [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 6 June 1912
LOOKING FOR " SAL.' A young man and his lady-love at- tended an Evangelistic meeting in the village church. Arriving rather late, they found the church filled; but a gentleman arose and gave the fair one his seat, while one of the elders beckoned the young man to come for ward, and he, too, was given a seat in the front part of the building. The service grew rather impressive. The minister then exclaimed : " Those who want assistance by our prayers will kindly stand up." Just at this juncture the young man was contemplating going home, and stood up and looked round for his fair one. The minister, mistaking his inteni tions, asked : " Young man, are you looking for salvation?" &nbsp; To which the young man replied " No, sir, I'm looking for Sal Col- lins."
WHAT THE PILOT KNEW. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 6 June 1912
WHAT THE PILOT KNEW. The chairman of an ocean line company was taking a journey actoss the water, and when the ship entered a very dangerous channel he engaged in conversation with the pilot, who was a whiskered old man of sixty eight, with all the appearance of having spent most of his days on the water. The magnate remarked, " I suppose you know all the dangerous places in this channel ?" The pilot looking straight out into the night, gruffly replied " No." " You don't," said the magnate, very much surprised. " Then, why on earth are you in charge of that wheel ? What do you know?" &nbsp; " I know where the bad places ain't," coolly replied the old pilot, much to the chagrin of the magnate.
MISJUDGED. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 6 June 1912
MISJUDGED. &nbsp; A few friends were having dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Robertson, and during the process of carving Mr. &nbsp; Robertson's knife struck against a wooden skewer. After covering his confusion with a few remarks on wood-carving, he endedn by murmuring uncomplimen- tary criticisms of the cook, which, however, were overheard by his son. " Oh, papa," said he, " you should not say that about the cook; she has burnt her nose so badly." "Burnt her nose ?" said papa. "How did she do that ?" &nbsp; " Why, trying to pull those skewers out with her teeth," explained the dear little boy, feeling very import- ant at being able to impart informa- tion. A Sunday school teacher had oc- casion to catechise a new pupil, whose ignorance of his Testament would have been appalling to any ordinary scholar. One Sunday she asked the little fellow how many commandments there were. To her great surpries the lad answered, glibly enough, " Ten, ma'am." " And now, Sammy," ple...
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 6 June 1912
DEBNGLEY & JOHNSTON'S ItEPOR? At Newmarket on Tuesday,' Aressis Densloy and Johnston sold : Fat Sheep 192 crossbred, comebacnek and mnorino, AIotro.[Foarm, at 21s Od, 28s 1d, and 14s Gd respectively; 180 marino,John Robin. son, Laverton; 103 crossbred, George Bros. to 21s Od; 100 crossbred, J. Fell, lMt. Napier estateo, 23s ; 71 morino, Jan, Cowio, at 12s ; 8 meriho, .R. Robertson, Laverton; 8 merino Hackett Bros,; 1 crossbred from Asobt Valo at at 20a.OGd; 1 morino T, MIaher, Lvrorton.. Ewes: 116 crossbred and comeback, M'Pherson Bros., Wyslngario ; 108 crossbred, E. N. Withordone, to 23s Od; GL crossbred and comeback T'. A. Hall,. Milno's Bridge to 14s 2d ; 56 merino, George Ilros, to 18s Id ; 22 merino, J. Newstoead, Milne'a Bridge at 12s d ; 10 marino from Trugo. nina; 8 merino, F. Cayley; 1 merino R. Robelrtso. Ellorslio, Laverton and but-ide on the property: 1482 p:imo merino wethers from the Metropolitan Farm. Fat lambs: 100, A. Farrant, 1Milne's Bridge ; 40, Mrs. Row...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) VAN DE VEER, THE DIAMOND MERCHANT, INTRODUCTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 13 June 1912
(ALL RIGHITS BESEIRVED.) &lt;VAN DE VEER,> THE DIAMOND MERCHANT1 INTRODUCTORY. A daughter has been born to Eus tace, Prned of Zurichbold, and his wie, the Princess Agnes, nine years after the mysterious disappearance of their first-born, Egbert. The prince and princess have looked eagerly for ward to the event; and, to save the poor mother from madness, the sur geon in attendance drugs her into de lirium so that she shall not know that her babe is doomed to almost immediate death. "The curse of my cousin, Black Benlis is still on me." cried the prince, when the doctor makes all this known to him; but, to spare his beloved consort, he ac cedes to the suggestion that a living child shall be substituted for the heir ess to the grand dukedom that sur vives its nativity only a few mo ments. A lady, lost on the forest road, and needing a woman's help, rode up to the lonely inn, the "Blacle Hans," where the landlady and her rascally husband knew of a big re .-awardcoffered for-a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 13 June 1912
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FOOTBALL. WERRIBEE v. SOUTH RICHMOND ROVERS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 13 June 1912
F iO:OTflALL WEtRIBEI v. SOUTH BIOE[MOND ItOVERS, The above teams meton Satur day week :last on theWerribee' recreation reserve, when the localites scored nn easy win. The game.wasiane.njoyable one rom. start - to finlsh, s.and the visitors tdok their defeat in a sportsmanlike manner. One Werribee player, Scanlon, had the misfortune to have his knee cap frlactured accidentally; Dr. Manly, after attending to the injured man, ordered his re moval to the Melbourne Hospital. This unfortunate occurrence marred the afternoon's outing. Werriboe team--P. Ashby, 1.( hb (capt.); B. Luoos,: Ssoelon O 'Keeoi, Newton, Pialierty, Carre, Swanton (2), Serboy, Ounninghana, R3an (8). Hilde. brand, Doakin,, host players -0'Reefo, Deakin, 'Flaherty, H. Ashby, Carra, Ounningham .nd Serby. Goal kicokers gildebraud, 2; P. Abhby, 1: H .Ahby, iP Newton, O'Keetol Umpire - W. Edwarde. Soith Richmond' iaovers team. O'Consor, 'Mayne;' R~ttray, Spencer, Soymur ( 2, eahnlme' (apt), Willis, Pegro, . chanrlca, aBld...
EXPERIMENTAL FARMS. THE WERRIBEE PROPOSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 13 June 1912
EXPERIMENTAL FARMS. THE TWERRIBEE PROPOSAL, The Minister for Agriculture (MFr Graham) lately announced his in tention of acquiring portion of the 1Verri-iee-park Estate for the estib lishment of an experimental farm, Since then 1,OUO acres, comprising both good and poor land, have been secured, and a commencemeht has been mode with the preliminary work of occupation. Upto.the pre sent, however, there has been no announcement of the sum to he ex pended en its maintenance, and the line of experimentation to be pur sned. In view of.the long list of failures that have been aseociated with the department's previous efforts in these diectionse,.it is only reasonable to 'suppose that 'a de parture will be inude frooff6rmer' customA, and that an honest attempt wvill be put forward to grapple with the problems 'which confront the frnrmers. At the present timie Vic toria occupies the inglorioumd position of having no permanent slation where investigations can be made into agricultural practic...
SEARSON, ROWE, SMITH & CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 13 June 1912
SEARSON,. ROWE, SMITH & CO.'S REPORT, At Newmarkot on onesday, Messrs Pearson, Rowo, Smithi and Co., sold; 476 oiossbred wethors, Gens Hill, Avon. dals 3 812 merino wothors, Melbourno andMstropolitan Board of Works, Motro. politan Farm, to 18e lid, avoraging 1is 81; 808 orossbred and marino wothers, from Bulls, to C22 8d; 288 merino wows, EH Tadgsll, Ofloor; 257 orosobrod wohbera and awes, from Goorambat; 245 somobaok ewes, M. O. Fraser. Wandong; 128 orosbreod orns, Gsa. pintoole. Ross dals 100 erossbred owes 3. E. Lord, Violet Town; 108 orossbred owes, oroon tors G: Cosoits, Ellersllo, at 11s 8d and 11s; 105 crossbred wethors and esos, James M'Caornack, Landscnpe, to 2Ss; 105 crosebred owes, R. F. GOorge, Tarra. w~eista94 arqgsssesid wos, T. Stoddart, Gwonhurst; 82 orosebreod owes, A. Daly, Mislokilsg, to osgd, Qaveraging 16s; 01 rordsbred wethers :and owes, James .Cro'w,. or wlanads j.e,'r;oaes red ye froand Wairesgl; 89: crossbied woisiors, Mt. Naplor Estate, Hamilion,.to...
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 13 June 1912
DENBItEY & JOHN STON'S REPORT' At Nesmarket on Tuedany Mosres. Dqneloy: Johnsto ioi. ol Fat sheop Wethera-181 oroshod, eomobaak and marine, J. Latimer, plandei 509 torinoa J. B. Foward, Lang Langto 12a i1d; 44 oro3sbred, H. amtil t, Cowwar to 6a4, avg 18s lid; S drosabrod for, the estate ot the late 0O O.Asehlenian, Kardolla, to 80a, oireraging 25a; S Orosabrd,.O. Mol. bor, PoowongEastat Os Sd.4 earsebred, George Bres.,e Werribe,6t 115a 8e 1 eroesbred, Mifte Robinoon, Barr Bwor, Koroop, at 8; l, E9osabred, J D. Patter. son, Jesmond Daon Ofcorr at 140 Sd; and oatsiio, on the. proprrty-72& prime comnback wothare far the Metropolitan Farm, Worriboee llwe- 174 arosebroa and coaensatik, T,: Biourka, Bell ieow; 119 marino, 3J D, Pattarson, Josmond Dena, 00oorfslr at 1ie 8417 oroocbred, 0. Molter, Poowvong ESant, taxr s 785 rnses bred. and..eomnabpak,.,W, H, Robinson, BaraBowor, RQ9o.jGo.Sro t 185, avg 1O6 l1d; 558 rosabrsdabre 8, Curren, Fart. bank, via Rardella to 15e 114...
A SMALL BOY'S OPINION OF GIRLS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 13 June 1912
A SMALL BOY'S OPINION OF GIRLS 'GIrls," remarked the small boy in bis compositIon upon the subject, "Is of several thousand: kinda, and somne times one girl can behave Ilke several thousand girls. Some, kinds. of girls is better than some other kinds, but they ain't any of them up to boys. This is all I mnow about girls, and father: says the less I know about 'em the better."
THE ODDFELLOWS. MEETING AT LITTLE RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 13 June 1912
TTUE ODDFELLQWIS. MEETING, AT LITTLE ItZVI1. The June committee of the North, Yarrai district met on Saturday week at the lodge room of its la!est newly-. formed lodge-the Loyal Bulbaun-. mechanics' institute, .nlbaus (QLittle lRiver) under the presidency of the, Provincial. Grand Master, Bro, 1). .T. Shaw, assisted, by his deputy, Bro., ft W. Motrrisqg, The discaomforts, of travelling in anl over, crowvded, train-for the.corridors of the car-. ciage were absolutely blocked, by 'long'su~fering passengers of both. sexes, who had. paid tqr but, were unauble to, ootain seatilng, cco9umu-. datio--.were amply., ompensted. for by the exc.lleunO, of the repast prepared for the otlicerl and, dele- gates,by the hostess of the Little River Hotel, Mrs. Lancipter, A' ek sumptuousmeal was sedrved inll, 1 as.tyle that would have dplighted. 'the most exacting of epicurs, .ahnd the fact that though. the business, paper co!tained, matter that was, contentious and offered, scope, for. wide dtivpergei...
Cause for Alarm. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 13 June 1912
Caiue for Alarm. "I suppose you visited all the points of Interest ,while you were abroad," sald one young woman. "No," answered the other, "we were so busy addressing picture postcards to our friends that we hadn't time to do much sightseeing." The world is full of hopeless failures that could have been successes had they devoted to real work one-half the energy devoted to complaining. They say that.a woman and music should never be. dated. Most men would be good if they lived in monasteries. Light-hearted people are always on the lookout for sunshine. "Please see that we - are called in time to catch the nine o'clock train in the mornin'g," said a man to the "boots".at an hotel. "I'll put you down for seven-thirty. That will give you time for breakfast," "My good man," responded the lsis' tor, "that ,won't do. Make it vdye o'clock, and then my wife will have time to dressl" A political speaker had utterly bored les audience.. Suddenly a man at the back of the ball gave a lifelike ...
WERRIBEE GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 13 June 1912
ST~he above club~ : beld. its' usual shoot yesterday. A, good, atteni, dance. q shootprs, but tbh\ light was.eary, deceptiya apd; the birds exceptionilly good, The following are the scores: r Fiyqal rd Sweeps, First sweep-sA, lIon, kille, Second sweep! "Haydon " and 'ID. Capny diylded,4 kills. !..Third. swep. -- 8 P. WIlliams nud D, Canny dvided, 4 kills, Foirth,sweep-H. Delaney and 'P OCnny diyi~led, 5 kills, ]ifth sweoep -- "Hiydon," 4 ill. 8Ixth. eweep "-Oromar," 5 kills. Seventh eweepHP P. Willams 5 kils. The presldert, Mr. DP Oanny In giving a.ladies' day, on Wednesday. : .st ,
CONFLICTING INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 13 June 1912
CONFLICTING INTERESTS. On a rcCCnt Saturdny when a fune rml was going on Goodison Road, Liverpool, one of the mourners, catching sight of a friend coming out oi the football hIeld, . put his head out of the mourning coach weindow, snd shouted, " I say, Bill, how's Everton at half-time ?" When he heard that his favourite team was icading the mourner shouted. " Hooray," withdrew his head into the carriage, and went on his way sorrowing. Some little girls were bhainting of their respectivs families. They fInd passed from clothes *to perisonal ap pearance, and linally camu to puren tal dignity. T'he minister's little girl boasted : 'ivery package that comes to moy papa is marked D.0.' " " And every, package io t t -t comes for my papa is marked ' M.D,' " re Lorted the daughter of a piuyeesian. The youngest of the party, Ifashal a look of contempt on them. "Huh" she exclaimed. " Every packago that comes to our house lins Three letters on it-G'.O.D.' " " There's a poor man at the door, mu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 13 June 1912
There is not an article of apparel that men wear but we.iare. it-.-end what's more" have it at a price and of a quality to commend itself to you. SLook on our store.as your store--come in and have a strol; ouqdianda choose whatiyoa want.in your own time-whether its.the, .; . i?'merely a'-cblari and, collar sfud. "ioui4r. smallest, purchase?.is juist ?a ielibi ais yobur Isarest-and we'll do our beat for you I.ctiMr SndTd range of new Season's Pqttcrns just to hand.. Call andi inspl Satisfaction Guaranteed. GrE3sER.aL DR.~PEIRY-. MEN'S & BOY'S, CLOTHING, Boots & Shoes. TYZACK & CO 6"THIE CORNER."" PERFEGT COOKERY WITHOUT DRUDGERY. OIL A2TOVE. I• m OLL A'I' 1. Being. portablecan -be. placed: wlieer. ever. 1 2. Saves. wood chlopping and .carrying of coIf,, 04 .: 3.. Theheat is und6r compltee coitrol. S4. You have.no big fire.to att~nd to . : 5,, *Willf cook the niost elab6rate. ieal per.feqtly. " heaper- than. gas, - u. : .icher' thn " wood. 'Cleaner& bet...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 13 June 1912
HERE AND THERE. [By JonaNNi WALKRR.I The real pearl of a girl often re mains unmarried, because her suitors cannot stand the miothor of pearl. Says the lady correspondent of a Sydney journal: "The Onhpman Alexander troupo of religious on tortainers, who lately fled to eave Adelaido, travel luxuriously to their statnds. The lounge of their hotel was piled and heaped with leugago on tie day of dopnrturo,-and. it all belonged to thie sints and their rich wives. On the. same scale the Twelve Disciples would have nitiodd 80 camels a..nong them," This tiort of comment is flippangt and easy:, though perhaps there hre manyt suppotteore .f tLhat ,wQa k who "would ikeritc1fsee-a: .ltlotleas osten tations livin"ait the moat.oxpensive hotels, and a-little more thought for the poor and foreign mission work generally. Still it is pleasing to pee rich woman somewhat. con corned about others. The only egan that a grocor can 'guarantee have no chickens in, are duck eggs. . . In a recent iqsne of the...