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MOE RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
MOE RIFLE CLUB. The annual meeting of the above was held at the Mechanics' Institute on Monday night last. Capt. Fechner occupied the chair, and there was an at tendance of over 20 members. The minutes of the previous annual meeting were read and confirmed, and the report and balance-sheet (showing a credit balance of £46 18s lOd) received and adopted. Three accounts were passed for pay ment, as follows :—Union, 21s ; Armourer, £2 12s ; Secretary, £3 18s 9d. The Secretary read correspondence from Headquarters, amongst which was a communication stating that the sutn of £150 is to be-expended on the range. The annual subscription was fixed at 2s, and 20 members handed in their " subs." The election of officers for the en suing year resulted as follows :—Presi dent, Mr H. G. Staff (re-elected) ^ captain, Mr J. W. Fechner (re-elected);, secretary, Mr F. Halden (honorarium fixed at £5 5s per annum); treasurer, Mr Treloar was again nominated for the position, but asked to be relieved of s...
FOR THOSE IN LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
FOR THOSE IN LOVE. ' - Certainly there Is wisdom for two young people who have sworn to love each other, no matter whether there Is poverty or wealth, no matter wheth er the days are bright or dark, to have a home of their own. Boarding house life is bad for women, and I do not believe that any man has really enjoyed it. God created women to make homes—to make homes for the men they love, and for the children whom God will send to them. A home must be started at the be ginning of this new life. Do not wait for a big house and many servants, but make happiness exist in a little house. It can be dpne. I know it can. Do not shrug your shoulders and say you do not like housework. ;> Work is ... disagreeable only when • badly done; and, from washing the silver and glass or dusting the bric-a brac and beating up a cake, everything may be daintily done and well done if you go about it in the right way, and with the right spirit. You will have to be considerate, and /ou will have to be p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
Worked Wonders.—"I have used Chamberlain'g Cough Remedy for years," says Mrs Elizabeth Bingham, Kent Street, TenerifFe, Q. " One of my sons was so bad with continual colds that I really feared he would develop consumption. Three bottles of Cham berlain's Cough Remedy worked auch wonders that I am no longer anxious about him. When my grandchild had whooping cough I gave it Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, and it was soon free of this distressing complaint." " Sold by &11 storekeepers and chemists.*
KEEP PACE WITH THEM. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
KEEP PACE WITH THEM. "I do not believe in the wail I oc casionally" hear from parents that they are being out-distanced by their chil dren in educational attainments," said an energetic matron. "We should keep pace -with them. "I heard a mother complain the oth er day that, although she had, in her young days, been a proficient pianiste, she was ashamed to touch the piano nowadays, for fear of being laughed tt by her clever daughters. . "Her proper course would have been to keep up her own practice a little, tnd her old accomplishment would loon revive. "Much the same appHes to other studies in which the young folk shine by contrast with us older people. We had the knowledge once, in most cases, but we have let it grow rusty. It would, not require much effort to furbish it up again, and thus render us able to enter sympathetically an&lt;! helpfully in to our children's studfes."
Telephone Conversations AMENDED LIST. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
Telephone Conversations AMENDED LIST. The following are the rates for tele phone conversations—from Moe Post Office—with the " 'mentioned places, viz :— i ,&lt;" Aberfeldy Bairnsdale Bacchus Marsh . Ballan Ballarat Barr's Rec'g. Office Bendigo Berwick Boisdale ... Boolarra Briagolong Buln Buln Bunyip Gastlemaine Camperdown Coalville* .. Cooper's Creek ... Cowwarr Dandenong Darnum - Darlimurla Drouin ... ... Fernbank ' Flinders Flynn's Creek ... Garfield Geelong Glengarry Glenniaggie Happy-Go-Lucky Heaiesville Heyfield Iona Jindivick... Korumburra ... Lilydale ... Lindenow Lindenow S. Longford Longwarry Maffra Maffra Upper West Melbourne & Suburb: M irboo North ... Mordialloc Morwell ... Moondarra Nar-Nar-Goon ... Neerim Neerim Junction... Neerim North ... Neeriua South Newry Nilraa . . v_~ Pakenham East ... QueensclifE ... Rokeby ... Rosedale... Sale Sorrento ... Stradbrook Sydney, N.S.W.& Stratford Tinamba... Trafalgar Traralgon .. Toombon Toongabbie Upper M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
For Constipation, Biliousness, Bad Breath, Headache, Indigestion. Family Medicine 4,16 • -x The Great Defender Hcarive's Bronchitis Cure, iniiiiiniimiiuiiunuiimiiiumiiiuiiiiD Hearne's Bronchitis Cure Those who have taken this medicine are amazed. at its splendid healing power. Sufferers from Bronchitis, Cough, Croup, Asthma, Hoarseness, Difficulty of Breathing, Pain or Soreness in the cheSt, experience delightful and rapid relief, and to those who are subject to Colds on the Chest it is invaluable, as it effects a complete cure. It is most comforting in allaying Irritation in the Throat and giving Strength to the Voice, and it neither allows a Cough or Asthma to become chronic nor Consumption to develop. Consumption is not known where Coughs" have, on their first appearance, been properly treated with this medicine. No house should be without it, as taken at the beginning, a dose or two is generally sufficient, ■nd a complete cure is certain. Sold by all Chemists and Medicine Vendor...
Moe Post Office. Mails are exchanged with the undermentioned places: DESPATCHED to [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
Moe Post Office. Mails are exchanged with the under mentioned places : — DESPATCHED to— Melbourne, daily, 9.40 a.m and 6.25 p.m Up T.P.O., daily, 9.40 a.m and 6.25 p.m Down t.p.o., daily, 11.20 a.m.& 8.15 p.m Wfclhalla, daily, 11.20 a.m. Upper Moondarra, daily, 11.20 a.m. Moondarra, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11.20 a;m. Jubilee and Cooper's Creek, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 9 40 a.m. Coalville, Narracan and Thorpdale, daily 11.20 a.m. Thorpdale, Monday, 8 a.m. Willow Grove, Hill End and Duggan, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 11.20 a.m. RECEIVED from— Melbourne,daily, 11.30 a.m and 8.25 p.m Up T.P.O., daily4 9.45 a.m. and 6.35 p.m Down T.P.O, daily, 11.30 a.m., 8.25 p.m Coalville, Narracan and Thorpdale, daily, 5.30 p.m. Thorpdale, 9.35 a.m., Mondays only Walhalla and Upper Moondarra, Mon day, Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day, 9.25 a.m. ; Wednesday and Friday, 6.15 p.m. Moondarra, Cooper's Creek and Jubilee (via Walhalla), Wednesday and Friday, 6.15 p.m. ; Monday, at...
FROZEN MEAT INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
FROZEN 'MEAT INDUSTRY. The frozen meat industry, from one year to another, has been getting bet ter, and now it can truthfully be said that the prospectB never looked brighter. -This is in spite of the iiin crease in sheep values and a general , disorganisation of trade through in dustrial differences. That the trade 111 frozen meat , will go on improving is pretty certain, for the reason that other markets besides London are awakening to the fact that'Australian frozen meat is of the quality to build up and maintain trade. America, by reason of her new tariff should, in the near , future, be a veryr valuable ad junct .to the .London market.' Perhaps one reason for the buoyancy of the market and the promising expansion of trade is the increasing application of frozen meat both in England and on.' the Continent. As regards the latter market, however, a doubt exists as to . ! the probable duration of profitable markets, for the reason that Vested ■ ! agrarian interests are sure to act...
CHURCH SEE VICES. SUNDAY NEXT. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
CHURCH SEE VICES. ♦ SUNDAY NEXT. Church of England.—Moe 11 (H.C.), Trafalgar 3 (H.C.), Moe 7, Rev.. C. W. T. Rogers, of St. Michael's, North Carlton. Hill End 11, Tanjil South 2.30, Trafalgar 7, Mr A. J. .Fisher. Trafalgar 11, Yarragon 7, Student. Methodist Church services :—Cliilders 11, Narracan 3, Moe 7, Rev. Mitchell ; Trafalgar 11 and 7, Student ; Trafalgar South 3, Student; Thorpdale 7, Mr Harris. Presbyterian Church services :— Sunday next—Moe 11, Yarragon 3, Trafalgar 7.30, Rev. C. Robertson.
A CHAMPION BAG SEWER. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
A CHAMPION BAG SEWER. : A couple of years ago Councillor Darley, of Georgetown, Soutn Aus tralia, created a record by topping up tmd sewing 327 bags of wiieat in one uay. .Last season, However, a young lariner, scarcely in liis teens, Mr. Gor don Dunsiord, of Kedhill, easily eclips ed this record Dy completing 425 bags in one 'day's work, on December 16, Mr. Dariey made another effort to secure 'first honors, and succeeded by sewing 44U bags in a day's work, iivery one of the bags was entirely new, and purchased this season. An average oi 17 stitches a bag was made, or approximately 7500 altogeth er. All the oags were well filled. Dur ing a spurt Mr. Darley, who had pre viously achieved a reputation for ce lerity in .this department, was sewing at tne rate of 40 bags per hour. The nay's work was completed at 6.45 p.m., and time7 occupied over two lunches and dinner has to be deduct ed from the time available for work.
TRAFALGAR STOCK SALE. Messrs J. K. Jennings and McInnes report under date of Saturday, 4th July: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
TRAFALGAR STOCK SALE. Messrs J. K. Jennings and Mclnnes report under date* of Saturday, 4tli July :— Moderate yarding. Dairy cattle easier, but other classes firm. Full at tendance of buyers from Melbourne. Milkers and springers sold up to £8 10s ; heifers, to £G 10s (one extra quality heifer, bred by Mr E. Matthews, £9 5s) ; backward cows, to £5 15s ; fat cows, £8 ; bullocks, to £9 5s; fle3hy cows, £4 to £5 10s ; heifers, to £3 19s; poddies, 25s; bulls, £5. Pigs — Prices firm for fat pigs and stores. Jiaconers, £3 15s ; porkers, 50s ; stores. 40s; slips, 25s; suckers, 15s.
FOR QUIET MOMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
I ■ ■ ; : FOR QUIET MOMENTS. Aim at the highest and at least you soar. _ The sweetest grapes hang iiighest Tnat is gola what is worili gold. We make our disappointments by be'ing too exacting. The streams oi small pleasures fill , the lake o£ happiness. iiy the street ±5y-and-bye we arrive at tne house o£ Is ever. Better a diamond with a Haw than a pebDle without one. Soon ripe, soon rotten; soon wise, soon foolish.
Why? [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
Why? "Why does the baker knead the uoughY" lnquireu my sou, aged six or sough, Ana i repiiea in accents iough: "Because we knead the bread, you imough!" "But, then, why do we need the ,oreadV" The same inquiring youngster sead. "Because siuan Doys have to be lead," J, yuotn 1. "jNow, ott' you go to -bead:"
LEGACY OF OLD HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
LEGACY OF OLD HORSES. A legacy of £12,800, to be devoted to the establishment of an asylum for old horses, has been bequeathed to the municipality of Vienna toy Herr Franz Bizony, who recently died at Miskolez. • More than a hundred horses, don keys, cats, dogs, and birds were main tained by him in outhouses and •stables on his property. With the ex ception of .his valet, Herr Bizony had not set eyes for twelve years on a hu man being. He had 'been jilted by- the daughter of a member of the Hungarian Diet, and from that time he sought compan ionship only among the animals which he kept. He frequently remarked to his servant that they were far prefer able as friends to men and women.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
A reminder!—W. H. Barrage, land and commission agent,- Moe, undertakes the arrangement of clearing sales. Cor respondence invited. Next Moe stock sale on Friday, 10th July. Entries invited. All household comforts for the cold weather can be ob tained from W. A. PURVIS. Beautiful satin • trimmed kapok quilts, carpets, couches, platform rockers, bedsteads, bedding, linoleums, duchesse pairs, etc., etc. &lt;§8" Orders taken now for the famous' " Half Moon " Binder Twine.
WITH VILLA IN MEXICO. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
! WITH VILLA IN MEXICO, i I "The army," explains John Reid, |[ writing from Juarez, Mexico, "about ' 2p0 Norsemen and 500 infantry, were 1 drawn up in a great hollow square t'wo ranks deep, completely surround ing that immense plaza in front of the race track. They were in all stages of attire, of course, but much more uniform than the federals at Ojouaga. About two-thirds of them had blue denim suits (overall stuff), and the rest more or less khaki. But every soldier had a different bright colored handkerchief around his neck, and a different colored serape strap ped on his saddle—all colors, vivid and faded, and mottled like leopard skins. Their faces were STRONGLY INDIAN. for the most part, very dark—there were small boys not 14 years old, I should guess, too— but their riding boots were magnificently varied, some reaching to the hip, and ornamented down the sides with buckles like sil ver dollars. They rollicked around like kids, stealing rides on street cars, making football ru...
The Advocate. PUBLISHED WEDNESDAY MORNING. WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 1914. Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
glbxurcate*. Published Wednesday Morning^. WEDNESDAY, JOLY 8, 1914. Local and General News. Messrs A. McLean and Co. announce that their next pig sale at Morwell will be held to-day (Wednesday). See advt. Messrs Jennings & Mclnnes will hold their next horse sale at Trafalgar on Monday, 20th July. Entries invited. For Bronchial Coughs take Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, Is 6d. Mr'W. C. Hogben ia reported to be making satisfactory progress with his contract on the route of the direct road between Moe and Coalville. We understand that boring opera tions, in connection with the recently commenced coal-mining operations at Coalville, have been temporarily sus pended. At the conclusion of an enthusiastic meeting, which he addressed at Sale on Wednesday night, Mr G. H. Wise was asked whether be was a staunch Liberal or a Laborite. Mr Wise said he was a Liberal, and had al wajS betfn a Liberal. He was not Labor or Fusion i nor was he a Conservative masquerading as a Liberal. Having l...
A BURIAL IN TONGA. CEREMONY IN SOUTH SEA ISLE. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
A BURIAL IN TONGA. CEREMONY IN SOUTH SEA ISLE. By Te Pana. The big cliief was dead. Almost as ' rapidly as the force that sends news speeding along strands of wire under seas and over land sped the mouth carrieli message. ! It penetrated into neat villages in the interior, and ! travelled to palm shaded huts strewn along the sands guarded by spray cov- ■ ered reefs. The big chief died last night. That was the message. Out | to tiny islands it 'went, tori isolated plantations, to parties at kava, to 'head men" in the midst of harangu ing their people, to college students poring over books. The big chief died last night. It was enough. Respect j is instinct with the Tongan. Custom, . habit has it, that all people shall be | at the ceremony of laying great men ' at rest. And the big chief WAS a i great man. He had worked well for his country; step by step mounted higher until he saw over the palm tops land view the sea and the spray from 'afar, and the people from the level places jump...
ARBOR DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
ARBOR DAY. Arbor Day was celebrated at tbe Moe State School on Friday last. Soon after dinner, several parents assembled at the school. Tbe pupils sang a number of school songs, and their efforts in this direction were ap preciated by the visitors. The head teacher [Mr C. J. C. Baker], in a few appropriate remarks, thanked the ladies and others present for the interest they were evincing in school affairs. He then introduced Mr Wuttrich, who gave an interest ing and highly-instructive address on '* Arboriculture." This address con tained much useful information, as may be imagined when it is stated that Mr "Wuttrich is not only a Bota nist in .theory but also in practice, he having made a special study and hobby I of the work for very many years past. At the close of his address, Mr Wuttrich presented pieces of vine to several ladies present—to plant at their homes. - The children were then called upon to give three cheers for Mr Wuttrich, and the request was heartily responded to. ...