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A BRIGHT LITTLE DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 25 July 1912
A BRIGHTQ Lin lie DOA: There are imitations eve~rywhtlre but the dog whoso doings are recordaio below was possibly "one of the heas canine mimics on record. dls naame was Scott, and he was a puppy newly' hitroduced into a certain" family circle: In a neighborihg house lived Rhb, P.' .dog that had, grown to an age of dig tity and responsibility. At first the' older dog.4gnored the puppy, which, In appearance, was almost an exnoi picture of himself. Then the two be-' came firm frlinda. Scott 'was an at tendant on Rabh's - everyn movment. They ate together, slept together, nno hunted' together:. They were also'.al," larkling t horoes was rorbldden, an brought' inny whlppingji, bait the temirp tation was strOng, and the master and' mistress were not always present. Tho' eight of the fire-engine whirlinig past Ofte day, withl rattle and clatter, was' a challenge no- ligh-spirited dog could! resist. It gave Rab an opportunity to show his young friend how close to a' fying fire-engine it w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 25 July 1912
Scovell and Spurling, TXIME CORNE.R, 410 O a 'S A -, , ' 1avo landed a lovely stocl of NEW SPRIXG GOODS. SPRING SUITINGS from 412s, BOATERS,la~test shapes, 3s 6d to 6s 6'd. .,: ?- ?r W SHA-E.BOXERS_ .., - S.. A:SHilONfITTS in O differ?nt styles. SWEATERS" to button close al'neck. TENNIS . SHIRTS for warm weather. TIES, SOCKS, BRACES, and everything a man, lants to Wear at TIKE IM.rIQ T PRICE. 1,500 Ties at 9d., worth Is.. and is 6d., to prove we are TILE TIE IN GS. THE RACECOURSE HOTEL (,WE. R? RBE E.. ilS'T-.OASS Acconmodatibn for Travellers and Visitors at this Oil . l elabli hed Hotel, which is replete with every convenience and the nicy facllities o'Eered therein for'the comfort of the General Plubli' will L, duly appreciated. The choicest and ieest hirendirof Wines; Alesand Spirits are kept at this establ ishl nen t.. FISHI\NG' AND SHOOTING. BUGGIES AND HORSES ON: HRE,. M. A. DIXON, Proprietress. COMMERCIAL .. HOTEEL 'W ERR.IBEE. J. . CO KE )EGS to inlarm the public generally t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 25 July 1912
itself to you." *t c 's . nierely ?-'oeli?ahd .collar tud.'.Your siialle pi~irchase is just o. Th?eeo ino a nn ou.LrOt?And warcell do our besat for you in cith e c range.of hope Season's Pattmrns.just+l o hand. Call d; :Satisfaction "Guara'itced!:"' " GENEL i.L DFIRALERY. M?/EN'S & BOY'S[CLOTHING, Boots & Shoes. T.YZ -X C,.69 PERAC:T C0100R WITHOUT DiRUDGER ,Y. .tP 2. .a .. w , .. .-. The Werribee Parrnir' "-Cooperative Society's stares.:: F 0 D.. - ":A J- ,.-:..::. sOME OF ITS POINTS "EED 1* .-' B&i?g" portable can .bo placed wlero over you ?lk, 2. :Say6 wOO d chopping and carryin 'oIf coal': 3. Thu he is under complet control - _ 4. You have no big firo to attend to.. 5•. Will. cook the most elalbo-rat?? eal perf c tly.,. : -heaper :than. gag, ie • *" :: : quiwckr than 'wood,, hi u r f ' hobetter t ha n c ,a ' ,. P. - OIL COOK STOVEO-... LIVERPOOL . i& ' :LONDON & : GLOBE S, . f s' rs , .F .... I • - A• .T o ;I.- : " ' l ll" bTO ES- Co t D. ...
AN ASCETIC. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 25 July 1912
AN ASCETIO. It was beginning to rain, and' a man? vbo was on the point of starting for' .hurch discovered that there wasn't! an uhraeia In' the house fit for use. "You can borrow one from the' Thompsons, next door." suggested hMf'. better half-"they aever go' to' churc'h." "No, Laura," he answered:, ultli' firmness-"lt is wrong to borrow um-= brellas on Sunday. I should have' bought one yesterd?iy. I shall punish: myrxit or my carelessness by not go ;ng to' church: this morning!" The cbunisel' fr the' plhtiflf~ liav." Ing called four witnesses without ad: v the case at: all=jthe learell-, erine y bad w 'Oh, yes, my lord'l " said the.cotbn1' eel. "Then- call him at' once," saidt , the judge; "if you. keep him any long: er he will go bad: like the rest I" "Whiens yo pasd a coW sd iai'ised' af Irishman, who was discoursing on the' difficulties of cyclists; "the great thlng? is to' keep the animal- In' front of yoe all the' tlsel" "156' y'6t thinT, Mass Gertirdde," Il qulred a vapid'you...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 25 July 1912
RIFLE NOTES.. - &nbsp; At the annual meeting of' the &nbsp; above club' held recently the;fol &nbsp; lowing office-bearers were elected. Mr G. T. Chirnside, president: Messrs. Jas. Ball, A. Dunning and C. Bernhardt, vice-presidents;: Messrs. D. Canny, Jas. Browne,. M.: Wall, E. Reynolds, A. T. Ozanne,. W.J. Troup and Mrs. Dixon,. pat'rons; H. Stewart, captain ;. Bi &nbsp; Morrow, .vice captain;: Mr. L. E:. .Gosn'ey,.secretary ;.J, A. M'Keown , treasurer., Messrs..Hansford,, Reid. drop,. Stewart and L,. M'Keown,. committee; Captain Stewart,Vice &nbsp; Captain, Morrow, secretary Gosnwy,. and treasurer" M'Keown,: match &nbsp; committee.
AS A FAVOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
AS A FAVOUIR. In a certain factory it wan the custom to pay the hands every fortnight, but the imen tinding this inconvenicnt, decided to send a re presentative to the head of the firns, to hak to he paid weekly.' An Irish man was selected for the task, and luly waited upon the " guv'nor " wh6 said : " Well, Michael, what can I do for you 7" " If, ye plase, sor," said Mike, I' I 'ave been si?t by the workers to ask ad favour of )ou regaerdia' the pay mint of our wages." " What do they want ?" " Sor, it is the desire of mesilf an' dlf ivery other man in the esntab tishment that we resayvo our fort Dightly pay ivory week."
NOT PARTICULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
NOT PARTICULAR. Lately a photographer was visited by a man who wanted a unique ,plc ture taken. " You see, it's like this," the stranger began. " I had a girl that I loved, and we were going to get married. 'She had '?her things made up and we were all ready, when she was taken ill and died. Now, what I want is a picture of me sittin' on her grave weepin'." The ph73tographer was touched at the homely story of grief, and told him he could send a man with him to the grave, and have the picture taken as he desired. " It's some distance," the stranger explained, " and I expect it 'ud cost a lot of money to send over your traps for. what I want." The photographer said it would, whereupon his visitor added : " I thought, meble, you could rig iup a grave here in )our shop, and I would weep on it : it would do nust as well. It's no trouble for me to weep anywhere."
PRONUNCIATION POINTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
PROnNUNCIATION POINTHER8. "Tne correotinoss ivith si-kclk Io ms nronlunces,' anl oIfi college. profes or fsild to tll all, his ciisb- , ."ii the,aldl maurk of his culture and, education:". Hlow do you think you would stand. sn cordi-ig to that'criteriot n P. It seemsn to into that very few people would Je--l(Ot jrpint fulks'l;y that test. I'arhhps ,ytuo think toy mnmnrks are unduly; sweepin W, nenne'nu.erily harsh. Pnrhaps you. think that yon, for instanee..'a not. rery' often Imloke a mistake in pronun. iaueon. Now before( you' pot yourself on the back, tly friend, lot me ask ,you how you pronounce a few worde 'like addross, inqpiry, alias, interestingt as. pirant, grievous, harass. illustrate, pm. ccdeuce, resousce. Look ip yomr. pro nunoiation .of those womds u, the dio tionaly and if you. have them all right I humbly bog your pardon. But 'll wagoer I won't have tot. Of coure, the common words whioh could hardly .be pronuonced' in more than one .way most of us get right. Only chi...
A GOOD CUP OF TEA. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
,A UOUG GUP OF TEA . 'Toa is a valUblui Lbevnrage, taknn in etriut" modoratlion, ajthough. Cosdftl Rumford calls it "a pernicious wash." "J- I. spedy action o. th 1snarveu arid, respiratory, aysltm. are wvell knownand ito ute. will ofton sustain on0 throlughI -groa? faligue. It iu, howover, "esrely a. stimulating drug, with. disanstrousa r a'oult-'if'tabkin.n eussivo quantitiua,so lot thsuu who "aro lit fur nothing with out it" bowruo. Tea should, be avoided at meals wh?n meot is to bo conuumed, as the tannin t cotainaus dlakys digeation. I hav cautioned you, anr in dUty bound, against making an" envl out uf O good thing. Now lot me try and4 old, you iii olkiog dtht good thing. a perfect nos posaiblo. - " Tho first t t in t rb beonsidsryod is.the Lea itsulf. - I nyuull have an nxfoilunt blend' fer hef iruot thng to bonidr ad oeth ordinary -phrp.su a-t lt.-pier"pound, vitlr, sol?d at ?14 for peceial d ccdasoo. i'ho wlo sunfirelroy bi wteak digiovtioae shoald, if thry drinshtea,'at al...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) VAN DE VEER, THE DIAMOND MERCHANT. PART 9. CHAPTER XIX. THE DIAMOND MERCHANT IN PRISON. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) b VAN DE VEER,. -4----- THE :DIAMOND MERCHANT. PART 9. CHAPTER XIX. THE DIAMOND MERCHANT IN PRISON. After more than two hours of rid ing through the forest, the party halted : Sir Edred was aided to dis mount and set upon his feet. The bandage was not taken from his eyes but his sensations as he was half led, half forced along, told him that he was being conducted through a subterranean passage of great dampness, and one exceedingly wind ing. The crackling of flames and a smoky resinous odour that accom panied him, told him also that the passage was very dark, and that some of those with him, carried torches. Now and then he could hear a whispered command, bidding him lift his feet high, to lower his head, and finnlly the cords around his arms were loosed and he was or dered- to crawl upon his hands and knees. Unable to resist, and with a heart more oppressed with dismay than at any time before, he sank to the moist and slimy earth, and crawled on. Sometimes a...
WOMEN AS JUDCES. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
W.OMEN AS: JUDCE.. 'Ibeom,,a W iiogton .(U.Sf.A.), hlt' b.Ig:lthe l?i.stinlltlol, of, prvidug tbe liruh. wole\ r udel?o t deal with divolce P, nea, ' .a:d ,throe 1tromnont. ,?oclety . oorae tisg so odi'ovlsory jlldgooivane iut halnded down :.a deisionl zivoit illg ooiirdor iludo' by.',udgo ilasteilday in lth Suflerior Court. Ili "th6 origiLnal sui thll hIsIbaild w ,anI gilis;'t doiv cco and th. custody "fi't!hi. illJ:y hill"of the mrriage, .but the onotheryi: wilst cross pluLitioi'lgior a ctivroro, stolitiy dlouiod tlhre citrgeo roade -'agatllnst to1b'r, uilan claimed that the ohiill?ahlTAti. loft'e . Ill hor. custody v. She petitioned for a Ie?vi tri l,alnd !heIjuddgel. loolaring that ,lutin were hneata proper people to pass l'liglllt ri. "such'.t casaa;, a dppointed tiiihei all-kuoowu boil ladies 'as odvlp ,lry j1dgl?.'s' l'hl: ie if od ruiieonted ,o1" ,ullfldn,ol. said: tlihoadvisory judgeB're ,c·?J.,umedtd thiat, tho child. suoslil dlb t. d , t,.bq .\loather's cdliargl, and ,lul...
BATH DONT'S. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
BATH DONT'8. Don't take a hot-water bath If ner, eous or neuralgic. Don't bathe your iands and face in hard water, if you can get soft. Don't take any kind of bath directly after a hearty meal. Don't attempt to remove dust from the face with cold water. SDon't; take an'hot or warm bath in a cold room. Don't take a hot bath without a crad. water finish ' Don't bathe the face while warm from exertion. Don't use; cold water ,on the face While overheated. Don't use a sponge for the face at any time. - Don't remain long in the bath, hot or cold. Don't neglect the air and sun bath. Don't neglect a daily bath of some kind.' Don't take a cold bath when fatigued. Don't believe that you can get rid' of wrinkles by flllinS in the crevices with' powder. Just before .retiring bathe your face with very warm water-so warm that you wonder how you can stand it-and then with cold water-so cold or cool that it will be all, aglow. from the reaction. Then re tire with no thought of the morrow, no doubts...
SCHOOL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
SOHOQOL CONCERT,' A "concert ws given. n Farm Hall ht Friday evening,. by: tho) children attes.. ing the Cocoroo South State school.. e. proceeds wore in cid o£ heo school fuads. The Hall wan packed,. every seat biag crowded;, Mr. Charles Hoghtoa notin as packer in a manner, that ahowed,'ath ability and tacnt on his part.. iNot ain person complained. of being,d. ld?to eit up close to each. other.. hieo. whonjof Cocoroc South were present,, every bhuse being fully represented, only sickise keeping several away.. .The progranme was a silendid. one,. and. eflected tho highest credit on the head. teacher Mr. altinas),l the children. being p rfIly trained in overy item, and one ples:ng feature was the uniformity of the drioes especially in thei ' Japaness Fan Snl". ,by the senior girls, and. ,Twelv. little Chinumenb" by the boys.. The emotres were. numerous and, well deserved. the. committoo of theisohool ptovided reiabsh 'metsfot'~fithe x d;ahdetan, sei tdid^tic9 to the good things proi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
I There is not an article-of appareL that men-wear but we have. it-and what's more have it at. a price and.ol. a quality to commend, itself to. you. Look on our store as.your store-come in and have a stroll: roundand choose what you want in your own time-whether its the,: latest novelty sin ties, a new fashion in shirts, anobby hbat of. merely a collar and colliarstud. Your smallest purchase is just as; welcomo asn4 ui i raest--and. we'll,do. oyý beat. for-you n ithk d ranige'of new Season's Patterns just to.hand.. Caill d. . Satisfaction Guaranteed. GENIERAL DRAPE'RY. MIJEN'S & BOY'SICLOTRI G, Boots. & Shoes TYZACK & CO., ,`:"T- HE CORNEtR.' PERFECT COOKERY WITHOUT DIRUBUGXERY. R . _ RE MEW .tHfEO ON, OIL. tITO VE.. .OLD. A ".` The Werribee Farmers C.o perative Society's; Stores SOME O1 ITS, POINTS- . . . 1. Beisg portable.c.n besplaced:where e?er you J1ke,. 2. Saves .wod chopping and carrying of. coal... . The heat is under complete control: Y4. You haveno ...
WERRIBEE PARK ESTATE. PRESENT TENANTS' CLAIMS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
:: WERRIBEE PARK ESTATE. PRESENT' TENANTS' OLAIMS. " It has'liever been."my, privilege tomaccompany a fitier body o men o-Pa deputation,". said Mr. K'east, M.L.A:;as he, acting on behalf of M.. Ruibertson . MlL4.A., introduced to Mr. M'Kenzie, on.Tuesday, about 16'farimrs, tenants of- the Worri bee Estate,:whose" leases expired?iW MardO last, eand whowish to become the owners of their present hold ings., The deputation e`lphined that a number of tenants. wishe'di to take up from the CloseneSettlement Board betweon £40,000, nd £50,000 worth: of the land as early as. peo sible if the board'would .put any thing ,'like- a ?fair valuationioni the land. Having been on the land so long and having acqpainted them selves iwlh,. its ;.possibilities,.: the tonants desired to. remain if they coold esp'ecildly as, they hadimade improvenment?, In' semi?olassese 6of ai, extensi~e olchraoter. It was feared that`l ?re might beodifficulty in. getting. adeqoaist compensation for their imiprovements if...
THE Werribee Shire Banner. WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, AUGUST 1. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
Wei n e Shwa iBarner .. wlhilB EF T III SDAX, AUGUBT.1. Seivoril uperts held oeirito Mi. P.R. Baley one oof the cac-i dilutes for Lie i:ital, riding, ad 'deieed ratepayersin l?ie Meihaic!a" falitl odcuveliing VWell received. Attentively listened .to eolu hosts of fhithe.. W .ill be a, decideod tc--, quisitloti? t the Shiir?. Coci: . :e-, portO lneetiig nt le. , W :Wed, GroatDPopporniuat O4'ro; For Cough and COelde never lile. is itd, Au thiodiet concert hold lust Thursday eveseeu, a decided suoc.e.. Fu rut reurt. next isac. . At last ineeting rofrthellocal, shirre council " aniPsr-Oailtsable Carnell.. wsea appointILd sL:'.· teorI o of-N Ni-i'-. Fa'or Oliidd Ie Hacking Cti ogh at Nighs. Woods' th.it estcppieruinu Uuro,, Od; : A, waorkihg bue met ~o.itho Metro. .raul,:i lut bSattioday ifternoon. And. t fe?;cdiiei croqcRetiuwn gaidt:bowl, i.t lfggreeduc .ihere .wie .elght claineýot 'o-f2 rail feiicoand two gates.erected.. Tie whole ot the ivork boinig com-. ;plet?dc( b 5';30 -i? i is i...
PEARSON, ROWE, SMITH & CO'S. REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
PEARSON. -OWE, SMITH &k O St S REPORT,. At Nowmarketr on Tuesday Macsr: Pearsone Rowse, Smith & Cob. sold-Falt 500, orossbred wethers from. Seth Gippslaud 467 odrossbred nd "merino ewes, and wet-hers, P. R?i. Little Rives*, to18sa 1)d' "303 e1-ie bred? . wethers; Melbourne: ods: Metropolitai' Farm,:' to '24as ,?,6 averaging 22s 0d;t..262 crossk?rt ewes and merion wethers, R;.F oey, Little. River, to 13s 2d ;:248 cres bred: and merino xvethers, eaep Creek, to 2Ts 3d ;157- marino, ees. from. Laverton.;- 181 corosslred wethers and' ewes, G. B. Ni:ol ,Dalgangle: 150merino wethere a' ewes; Dr. :Chiriside,. Mt. RIthvell; wetliers, 15s 10d, ewes, 13s 91 ;16L crossbred and meritio wethere mnd ewesi: fom Dunkeld';' 109 erosstlrod wethers sand ewes, James M'Nibb, viWendoora, o16 ;e 14 crosslesi wethers,.:estate-,late M. MonalEan The Rookerie, 103 crossbredi eth-y ers and owes from Somerville, to' 23s.; 100,orossbred '' wetliers, 1. J. Andrew, Ballan., 94. orosabredand mrnsrino...
THE NEIGHBOURS' FAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
THE NEIGHBOURSB' FAULT. The Man a t the Door : " Madam, I'm a piano-tuner." The Woman : " I didn't send for a piano-tuner." The Man: "I .know it, lady; the ncighbours did." " Bee the man I And the woman! The man needs to mend.his ways, and for that has the woman married him." " Will her sacrifice avail anything?" I Oh, no, not a bleased thing."_ " What tbhe' does it all signify?" " Merely that mending i' woman's work.- " Puk."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
b. wouldn't take Woods' Poppermint SOuro, And:so ho-ooughod. . b ooughed.until his faoowas red : Eo coughed until ho'was half do d;: Hielthroat was soro,, His volco was.soft,' AndIstill he coughed and coughed' and G;,.apoughed,. . FO want of Woods!, Groat, Peppermint ~Qmr,:~ on fSEAT MUTER Bfl IS N ON. FASIEIONSLATEST PRODUCTION - ENDLESS VARIUJY .PRICOS QUOTED ARE A WONDER. TO V . See our Windowrs... . See our Windos. THEY ARE A TilU1riPE OF THE DRAPEIVS ART.. PLEASE BROP-EARLr AS.POSSIBLE TO AVOID THE-AFTEBNO6W CRUSHES. A J., H HOOPER &-CO., r'OOTSORAY, BRUNSWICK and LOvflON'T EIGHTHOUR ART :UNION ANDSPORTS. PRIZES: value " 500 (Bndes seaction of the Attorney-General). Drawn Nov. 2iO1 Ist Prize,value .?75 O;2ndPrize,value £.400 3rd Prize,. value £25f g; 2", o ga.r CHANCE FOR 1912. TRY IT.. First Prizetl liOn 1911won Mr.. W. Johnson. Raglan, Victoria for the modest outlay of Tr??Es HaBOyne One Shilling.. JOHN W. DOYL. TICKETS FROM er LOCAL AENT. H. BIARNES, ."BannOher'? Omo...
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 1 August 1912
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S.1R E ORI At Newmarket one Tu day Messrs.Densley andJQobnstone o1Id -Fat eheep,--wvthers : 187 rose bred comeback and merino, Thlmas AMPherson, Wryangarie.. Ews 46 crossbred,: T- F. White, Haw ii' Holding,. Moama, N.S.~W., to8 a&vgl152 '; 26 crosebreol and m no, W.. Meier,. ?awliin'" Ho6dine via 3totma .i.S.;W; to"14j9.av g'1ý,6d Pit lainbs : 40.W &their, Haliina Holditie, via Moamna N.S.W Vto.13s 6d avg i1s 5d.