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SHEPPARTON FOOTBALL CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 20 April 1914
SHEPPARTON FOOTBALL CLUB. SANNUAL MEETING. The annuil meeting of the Sheppar. ton Football Oiub was held at Downey's Union Hotel on Friday night, when there was a [good attendance of mem bers ; Mr R Darby (preeident) wae in the ohair. y EPORT AND BALANCE SHEET,. The annual report and balance sheet were presented and adopted. In the annual report the oflicers made referenea to the fine performance put up by the team in winning the premiership for the third year in suceceSen They thanked the players for the proud posi tion occupied by the club, and compli. mented them upon the victory achieved over South B3endigo. This latter success "proving that the football as played in the Goulburn Valley was quite equal to that in the Quartzopolis." They trusted the players would remain loyal to the club, and that this year the premiership of the G.V.D.F.A. would again come to Shepparton. Thanks were due to the Shire Council for its refutid of £7 3s 63 paid for the use of the Recreation Re. serve...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 20 April 1914
YOU SHOULD BE DETER MINED n rejotin? the worthless and fre quently injuriously counterfeits which are sometimes published for the sake of reater pain as "just as good " as the GENUINE SANDER& SONS' PUl VOLATILE EUCALYPTI EX. TRACT is recognised by the highest medical authorities as possessing unique stimulating, . healing, and antiseptic powers. Thepreparation of SANDERS' EXTRAC C from the pure selected leaves, and the refinement by special pro cesses, give it curative virtues peculiarly its own. Therefore. be not misled. De mand and insist upon the GENUINE SANDER EXTRACT, and you will derive the benefit that thousands have reaped from it before. When ill you should not depress your self more by the common bulky, any nauseating eucalyptus oils and so-called "extracts." What you want is qualitd and reliability in small dose ; and this you will find only in SANDER'S E X TRACT. SOROSES HAIR TONIC. This preparation is UNSURPASSED as a HAIR FOOD and DANDRUFF preventative. A littl...
A WELCOME RE-APPEARANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 20 April 1914
A WELOOME RE-APPEAR. AE CE. If ever a company was deserving of a hearty welcome, the Zillab Harrison Entertainers are. This company, booked to re-appear here on Thursday, April 23rd, established a very high repu tation when last here. It is the class of show too rarely seen, combining ex. celleut vocalists, abundant comedy, and a pretty element of novelty. Miss Har rison is a soprano gifted with a charm ing sta?oe aeoarance. absolusely un affeoted, anda glorious voice. Every member of the company is well worthy a prominent place on the programme, and the programme is well worth going a long way to ee. If merit gets its re ward, the Zdillah-Harrison Company will receive a very big house at the Star Theatre on Thursday night next. The box plan is at Mrs Doualdson's.
SHOW GROUNDS IMPROVEMENTS. ADDITIONS TO SHEEP AND POULTRY PENS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 20 April 1914
SHOW GROUNDS IMPROVE. MENTS. ADDITIONS TO SHEEP AND SPOULTRY PENS. A very satisfactory meeting of the building and improvements' committee of the Shapparton Agricultural Society was held on Saturday afternoon at the Show grounds. There were present Messrs T H Roe (president), James Phillips (senior vice-president). Wm Gibbs (treasurer), J A K uiarK6 (arclltect), wym o avers, F Gillingham, H T Lanyou, A White head, J M M'Nabb, Jas O'Connell, and J E Byass (secretary). The members went thoroughly over the grounds; they assembled at 2 30 p m and did not separate until 5 30 p m, making during those two hours a close inspection of many things and discussing several subjects, so that, if p3ssible, to leave nothing undone that would add to the National Show that is to be held in the grounds on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 27th, and 28th. The erection of a new grand stand had been previously resolved upon; and was decided to erect 156 more poultry pens; and to continue the existing sheep ...
LOCAL PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 20 April 1914
LOCAL PRODUCE MARKET. Butter (selling) is 1. is 41 Eggs (giving) is 2] Oheese (sloiling), 10d, is Bacon is,, l ld, is 2d Ham ,, Is 2d is 4d Wheao (giving) 8s 5.d Potatoes ,, 7s 6 Onions ,, 10s Bran ,, is ld bus. Chaff (selling) £3 5S Flour ~ 15s 8d . Pollard ,, is ld Calfskins (giving) 5d to 683 lb Bhoopekine ,,. 4} to 5b lb Hides ,, 4] 56 lb
NATHALIA AND NUMURKAH WATER SUPPLIES. RESULT OF ANALYSIS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 20 April 1914
NATHALIA AND NUMURKAE WATER SUPPLIES. RESULT OF ANALYSIS. At the last moetirg of the Numurkah Water Trust the following letter was dealt with From Dpartment of Agriculture, forwarding Lesult of the anyalysis of water sent from Nathalia and Numur kah weirs : Numurkeh-This sample is of fairly good quality. Exception may be taken, however, to the content of nitrogen as ammonia, which is higher than is generally found in ordinary domestic supply water. Considering the season. and protebable lowness of the weir, this effect may not be so pronounced when the weir obtains a fresh supply of water. In any case, no deleterious effnot be apprehended from use of the water as at present supplied. Nathalia-This sample of water is of inferior quality. It was highly dis colored with collodal clay, rendering it unsuitable for domestic use. This defect could bo remedied by lilteration; failing that, the water should be treated with lime to preoipate the clay. The quantity of lime required would be ab...
THE MAN WITH THE MEASURE LINE. AND THE INVISIBLE CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 20 April 1914
THE MAN WITH THE MEASURE LINE. AND THE INVISIBLE GITY. For his morning text the Rev Mr Smith took Ephesians vi, 16: "Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked." In the afternoon Mr Smith conducted the anniversary at Grahamvale; and in the evening, at the Methodiet Church, Maude.street, his text was Zecharish ii, 1 to 4: "I lifted up mine eyes again, and looked, and beheld a man with a measuring line in his hand," etc. The preacher dealt forcibly with his subject, which was based on the man with the measuring line; and Jerusalem as the invisible, the immoa eurable and impregnable city. He re. ferred to the optimism of the young men who was to measure that city; and speaking on the supremsoy and pre dominance of things unseen, contrasted the teaching of Darwin, Herbert 8pen cer and Huxley with those of Professor Oicken, of Germany, and Professor Paul Pergson, of France. Religion, ob. setved Mr Smith, was first intense...
METHODIST CHURCH ANNIVERSARY. LARGE CONGREGATIONS ATTEND. REV E SMITH'S ADDRESSES. THE MAN—AND THE PREACHER [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 20 April 1914
METHODIST OHIlROK ANNI VERSARY. LARGE CONGREGATIONS ATTEND. REV E SMITH'S ADDRESSES. THE MAN-AND THE PREACHER Yesterday the anniversary of the Methodiet Church, Maude-etreet, was appropriately celebrated, and was at tended by congregations which filled the building. The celebration, among other things, served to show that the preach log quality of the Shepparton clergy has been finely added to by the advent of the Rvay Ernest Smith. He is an able vigorous, attractive preacher, knowing well how to handle his subject, and to make the best of it for the benefit of hie hearers. Mr Smith is of the "athletio" type of Christian minister, if appearances and manner count for anything ; but he is not to be mistaken for anything less than a very genial, good-humored and good.eouled gentleman. The Rayv E-.Smith has come to Shop parton with a big reputation as a prea cher and organieer; as a platform spea ker, and lecturer on quite a variety of subjects. He served five years in the Essendon circ...
SMITH-NORTON WEDDING. LIST OF ADDITIONAL PRESENTS [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 20 April 1914
SMITH-NORTON WEDDING. LIST OF ADDITIONAL PRESENTS The following is a list of additional presents in connection with the Smith. Norton wedding, a report of which was published in last Thursday'e issue of "The Advertiser": Mr Bid Beddrop, silver afternoon tea tray " Mr and Mrs O Dealy, cheque Mr and Mrs Cook, silver hot-water jug 3 Mr J Kittle, junr, and Miss I Thorn, silver and eut-glues honey jar Mr and Mrs Hooper, afternoon tea kvives Missee Maloney, flower epergnue Mrs M'Carten, senur., cheque Mr H Williamson,.picture frame Dr J W Florence, jardiniere Teddy and Sydney Smith (nephews of bridegroom), fruit dish Mr D Smith (beet man), jardiniere Mrs Johnsone, cheese dish Mr and Mrs Davis, silver and out. glass pickle jar Mr J Sandy, set of earvers Mr and Mr R H Thomas, flower stand Mr W Durrant, massive hall pedestal Mr and Mrs Colliver, enlargement of photo Mr and Mrs R Gracey, silver and oak butter dish Methodist Sunday School (Sheppar ton), Holy Bible Mr E Coldwell, pair picture f...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 20 April 1914
PERSONAL. MIr.W. P. West, manager Sheppar. tcn Butter Factory, who is at present in Sydney, has been making close investi gation at the show there, and elsewhere in the city, into the nature, operation and cost of plants suitable for canning fruit, with a view to the establishment of Ihe cannery contemplated by the prprietore of the Sheppirton Bu'tosr Factory. Miss Paul (daughter of thle Rev. Geo. Paul) who was recently transferred to the tutorial staff of the Shepparton dtate-echool, before leaving the Graham. vale State-sch ool, was presented oy Mr W. F. Ford (ehairmen of the eclhool committee) with a handsome silver backed brush and comb. The presenta tion was made on behalf of the pupils. With the regrets expressed at Mise Paul's departure, references were made to the good work she had done at Grahamvale school. Mr Tynan, the head teaoher, also spoko on the occasios. Mr Frank A. Cronk, head toahesr of Mount Dandenong State school (for merly of Shopparton East) has passed in dedu...
AN AUSTRALIAN RAIN-MAKER. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
AN AUSTRALIAN RAIN-MAKER. Little did the Premiers of New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia think when they were wrangling the other day over the perennial Murray waters question that the solution of the whole diffi culty arising from the rival claims of ,rrigation and navigation had been ar rived at by an officer of the Common wealth Government. Thifs modern reader of riddles, Mr. Balsil:ie, the Commonwealth wireless expert, :laims to have solved the problem of rain-makiig that has puzzled the wits of men for untold ages. For some time back it has been known that Mr. Balsillie was of the opinion that he had by means of electrical science :,btained a mastery.over the clouds. That, even in these days of scientific marvels, must rank as something ex traordinary. Mr. Balsillie has taken preliminary steps towards turning his discovery to practical use by lodging an application for letters patent for his rain-making devices, and it is un Jerstood a company is to be formed with th...
COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL ACT. COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL ACT. COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. It is intended forthwith to enter upon a cotmplete review of the Commonwealth Electoral Rolls for the State of Victoria. It will be tilhe dhty of the Electoral ofmi elals," under the law to take proceedings againlst any lprsons who have failed to comply with the compulsory provisions of the Electoral Act in respect to enrol iment, and to take the necesmtry legal action to remove from the Rolls on which they now appear any names which under the law should not be retained on such Itolls. Every qualified person not already cor rectly enrolled. including every elector who h:ls chlmanged his or lher place of living. llut who has not talen the neces :ary Laetlon to secure correct enroln ient for tie Subdivision of tile Electorate In which lie or she lives and has lived for a period of not less than one nl .t Is ad vised to at once comply with tile law by completing and lodging the required formn of claim with the Electoral Registrar c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
STATE SAVINGS BANK OF VICTORIA grants LOANS ON EASY, TERMS. up to three fifths of valuation. ON BROAD ACIRES .. . .............. .. £200 to £25000 ON TOWN PROPERTIES ... ... .. .. .. . £500 to £25000 for a term of 3 or 5 years with option "bf- paying off a portion on any pay day. 'Interest 5 per cent. \CREDIT FONCIER LOANS up' to two thirds of valuation. ON FARMS ........... ............... .. £50 to £2000. Repayable by Instalments spread over 30 years, with interest at 5 per cent. Security may be either Freehold, or Crown Leasehold that could be made Freehold at any time on payment of the balance of Crown Rents. Loans may be granted for the purpose of purchasing the land taken as .security, or paying off existing liabilities thereon, paying Crown Rents, improving, developing, or carrying on the farm, purchasing stock, machinery, etc. ON" COTTAGES, VILLAS and SHOPS .. .. .... .. £50 to £1000. Repayable by Instalments spread' over 19% years, with Interest at 5 per cent. No Charge for...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbouren. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD SBy L. T. MEADE, Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Mlelbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER IV. Mrs. Bellairs waited anxiously for her husband. She wanted to tell him what she had done, but at the same time she honestly drealled imparting her news, for if there were an up right, steadfast, high-principled mlan, it was Peter Bellairs. He might not like her having written to the hotel to invite Mr. Kruger to lunch, and yet she could scarcely keep himl in ig norance, for only by telling him could she get possession of the motor-car, which was to convey the worthy law yer to Sunnyside. In the afternoon a letter arrived from Ralph. Iie implored his mother to let him have £100 without delay. "i have got into a little trouble over bridge," he wrote, "and must pay it at once. You'll manage, won't you, mluls, dear, for you never failed a fellow yet" (No, and never shall," thought the mother.) Her h...
URBAN WATERWORKS TRUST. DR GAZE ELECTED CHAIRMAN WORKING HOURS AT THE PUMPING STATION. PLAN OF THE TOWN SUPPLY TO BE PREPARED. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
URBAN WATERWORKS TRUST. DR GAZE ELECTED CHAIRMAN WORKING HOURS AT THE PUMP. ING STATION. PL&N OF THE TOWN SUPPLY TO BE PREPARED. The monthly meeting of the Shepparton Urban Waterworks Trust was held on Monday even ing, when there were present Comrns F W Fair, W Welshman, WV Sheil, W H Gaze, G V Furphy, and G W A Ross. Com Fair (who occupied the chair) thanked the members for the assistance they had given him during the past 12 months, and for having elected him chairman two years in succession. He also thanked Com Welshman for at. tending to his duties while he was away-for he had had to proceed to Melbourne on deputation duty or attend to other matters a good many times. It was now the doty of the Trust to appoint another chairman. Com Furphy moved that Com Gaze be appointed chairman for the ensuing 12 months ; and hoped that he would be able to give in creased attention to Trust mattere, notwithstanding the demands made on him in his professional capacity. Com Ross seconde...
DR ALBERT SNOWDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
DR ALBERT SNOWDEN. On the party's return to the Victoria Hotel in the evening, Dr A A Snowden was interviewed, and asked what opinion he had formed cf the Closer Settlement. Dr Snowden is a very tall, well-pro portioned, handsome gentleman, of com manding appearance, but the very per. sonification of courtesy and kindliness, and altogether unassuming. His answer to the question put him wea: " We think that your lrcser Settlement scheme is a very fine thing. It is, of course, still in the experimental stage, but its success, we consider, is assured by what has already been achieved. We came across a countryman of ours there -MIr Stover, a man of great intelligence and experience; and his opinion is that the place is a good one for Americans, because it offers opportunities which are no longer available in the United States," "lHow do tne conditions here appeal to you?" "That is where you have the adven tsge. The irrigation scheme here is under Government control, so that you do not s...
COURSING. NORTH-EASTERN DISTRICT DATES. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
.COURSING. NORTH-EASTERN DISTRIOT SDATES. The following dates have been allotted for coursing meetings in the North Esetern district during the ensuing season : Euroa-June 8, July 4, August 8, September 5. Kyabrami--Juno 4, July 1 and 2, August 6, September 38. St James-May 29, June 26, July 31. Dookie-July 29. Mansfield-May 23, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 12. Cobram--Junuo 8, July 8, August 26. Yabba North-July 15. Murchison-June 27, July 81, August 1 and 29, September 12. Tatura-May 27, June 16, July 22 and 23, August 25. Nagambie-July 10. August 20. Elmore-May 20, June 17, July 8 and 9, August 10, September 9. Katamatite-June 18, July 23 and 24, August 20,. Shepparton-May 18, June 10, July 14 and 15, August 11 and 12, Sep teomber 9,. Benalla-June 3, J .7 and 8, August 4 5, and 26.
REMARKABLE SURGICAL FEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
REMARK'ABLE SURGICAL FEAT. A remarkable operation has been .performed in a hospital at Prague by Dr. Iorak on a girl of sixteen named Marie Hubacek. She was suffering from a diseased bone in her right arm, and was sent to Prague to have the arm ai~lputated. Dr. Horak, however, decided to replace the diseased part: of the bone by a corresponding part taken from a dead person immediate ly..after death. For his purpose he utilised a girl who died in hospital from a bullet wound in the temple. The dead girl's right arm was ampu tated and part of it used to replace the diseased portion which had been removed from the girl Hubacek's arm. The operation was so successful that now HIubacek uses her right, arm as well as before her illness. A good husband makes a good wife. Beauty and sadnless always go to gether. Nature thought beauty too rich to go forth uponl the earth with out a meet a'loy.
SHEPPARTON'S DEPUTATION TO THE PREMIER OF VICTORIA. FREEZING WORKS & FREIGHTS—AND RAILWAY LINK. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
SHEPPARTON'S DEPUTATION TO THE PREMIER OF VICTORIA. FREEZING WORKS & FREIGHTS -AND RAILWAY LINK. The establishment of co-operative freezing works at bhopparton (Goulburn Valley Industries Co.), was made the basis of a request to the Premier (Mr W A Watt) yeeterday for Government assistance. A deputation from the Shop parton Shire Council and the freezing works asked for reduced railway freights on meat exported by the company, and the railway connection of Dookie and Yarrawonga. Mr F G Clarke. M.L.O., declared the count y to be verging on a great oooperative frozen mea enterprise, removing the danger of invasion by an American meat ring. The Shopparton company had already collected £20,000, and was financially supported by 800 men. Main support came from the Goulburn Valley, and interest was grow ing in the Westetl Riverina. Shep. parton was surrounded by closer settle ment areas, .chiefly devoted to fruit growing, and the freezing works would be able to supply canning and c...
CHEAP ROOFING MATERIAL. FOR HOMESTEAD BUILDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
CHrEAP ROOFING MATERIAL. FOR IIOMESTEAD BUILDINGS. " Somei icquirers," a Euroa cor respondent writes, 'have been asking about cheap roofing,mater ial for homestead buildings, morn particularly as to the merits of bagging and paper. Bags, given a good pitch, would carry off the bulk of the water, but would pro. bably let a fine spray through. To give a goad pitch rafters should be two-thirds of the width of the building. For instance, a building 12 feet wide should have rafters S feet long. Rafters for bags would need to be fairly close together (3 x 11 inch stuff would do well), and if each strip of bagging was Lacked along lis edges on the rafters, and a strip of wood or batten after wards nailed along on top of the rafter, a good job should be made of the putting on. No battens should be put on horizantally under the bagging, or any water passing through, instead of coming dawn on the under side of the roof, would be checked and cause a grip. ".To secure layers or paper to the bag...