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Pat Scores Again. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
Pat Scores Again. It happened that recently a war ship touched at a military port on tile Trish coast, and a Tommy, meeting full-bearded Irish tar in the street, ac ,osted him with: "Here, I say, Pat, when are ye going 'd "put those whiskers of yours on ihe "eserve list?" Pat turned and eyed his questioner 'houghtfullly for a few secollnds, alll 'hen replied: "Begorra, jist' as soon as ever yr Ilace your tongue on the Civil List!' The other day a big Cornishman knocked a three-storey house down with a single blow of a hammer. He was an auctioneer.
SETTING HOUSE ON FIRE. STEPHEN GILL ACQUITTED. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
SETTING HOUSE ON FIRE. STEPHEN GILL ACQUITTED. At the Mooroonna Police Court on Taseday, before Messrs H M'Keniie, J H Davies and F Friend, J.P's, Stephen Gill was presented on a charge of mali oiously setting fire to a dwelling house on March 15sh. Inspeotor Corkill appeared to prose cote. Colin M'Eenz'e, storekeeper, said he resided on the prem':es in Main-street with his wife and family. Miss Randall ocaupioed the wooden shop on the corner; at the rear of this office he used a wooden building as a bulk store. A door opened from the storeroom into the yard. His tao sons slept in the room oehiod Miss Randall's shop and adjoin ing the storeroom. His shop and dwelling were of bricl, On the night of the fire, on March 15th, the boys weore sleeping in the room. He locked up the shop at 10 p.m, and evetything seemed secure. At about .2 a.m, his son awakened him with an alarm of fire, He saw the side of the storeroom in Mill-street ablaze, and rang he fireball. He saw accused on the scen...
QUESTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
QUESTIONS. Among the questions asked was, "Are you in favor of Scripture lessons being taught in State schools ?" Mr Biggar favored a referendum on the subject; Mr Morrison was opposed to it. He did not approve of. the referendum, for the .only constitutional way of making' an Act of Parliament was by order of the King, acting on the advice of his Ministerse. The people sent nen in to Parliament to- represent .hem, and why should any man oe expected to sink his private )pinion to vote against his con. victions ? Those who supported the referendum- should be con istent and support that plank of the Labor platform that was in ravor of the Initiative Referendum. If that were in force, it would mean that most of the governing would be done by the Labor masses in cities, and the country vote would be practically valueleess. And he did not think it would he wire to hand over the reins of Government to the Labor Party. Rev Goo Paul: Are you in favor of subsidising Roman Catholic schools ? ...
MR MORRISON. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
MR MORRISON. Mr Morrison said he recognised that in attempting, to follow the high example set by. Mr Graham he had a very hard task, but he hoped, if elected to Parliament, not to fall short of the ideals set by Mr Graham. The objection had often been raised that there were too many lawyers in Parlia ment, but when he (Mr Morrison) looked at the roll of famous men who had done noble work for their country, and saw the great number of gentlemen among them belonging to the profession to which he belonged, he did not think those who made such re. marks had given the matter sufficient thought. He had prac tised in the Valley for 20 years, and the whole of his interests were centered in this district. In his practice and private life, he had been brought into very close touch with farmers and townspeople, and he knew their requirements. He had had to study the district closely, and his' I relations had considerable money invested in the Valley, so they could see that he had faith in the...
NO-LICENSE QUESTION. MR JOHN VALE AT THE STAR THEATRE. "GET READY FOR THE YEAR 1917. NEW ZEALAND AN EXAMPLE TO FOLLOW. THE BONA-FIDE TRAVELLER IS A HUMBUG. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
NO-LICENSE QUESTION. -4--- THEATRE. "GET READY FOR THE YEAR 1917. NEW ZEALAND AN EXAMPLE TO FOLLOW. THE BONA-FIDE TRAVELLER 18 A HUMBUG. Mr John Vale, J.P., district secretary of the Independent Order of Rechsbites and treasurer of the Victorian Alliance, was gKven an excellent hearing at the Star Theatre on Tuesday evening, when addresing a large audience on the No License Question. The lecturer was in good form, and the anecdotes and per sonal experiences which he introduced from time to time were well received. The Rev Geeo Paul presided, and the Misses Orr and R Thorn havin" contri buted vocal solos and Mr 1 A ienry a recitation, the chairman expressed his pleasure at being able to welcome Mr Vale. They intended to keep :t. view the No-License voting year, 1917, which he trusted would give them such a har veast as would bring them exceeding joy There wre a t'mo when temperance people were looked upon as a queer kind of folk, but that idea no longer pre vailed. Personally, he int...
MR A. BIGGAR. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
n1R A. BIGGAR. Mr Biggar considered he had a .just claim to represent the con stituency, for he was a resident of the district, farmed 500 'acres of land, and conducted an auctioneer ing business. He had been asked .by many to contest the seat, and while he recognised it would take up a lot of his time, he had de termined to do his duty ungrudg ingly if they were pleased to re turn him. The farming interest was a most important one in poli tics. It was difficult to speak without a platform to refer- to. Tnere was at present-since there would be another session of Par liament -no policy to address him. self to. Mr Watt had recently said he was going for a vigorous country policy, and he would sup port him in that. Land settlement should be one of the main planks. There were yet millions of acres of productive land unsettled, and every effort should be mode to get people on the land. Railways should be constructed and water provision made. In the Malice there were great areas capable ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
Sales at Shepparton Corporation Yards. CATTLE ... APRIL 2 SHEEP ... .... ... MAY 5 PIGS ...... ...MAY 4 SALE FIXTURES FOR APRIL & MAY. a: 1.03 Tai~r- Piz 6 Er Etjr . C- C4rle Eh! -i,~i= fr- 4-I - ~ C-r - -, Es~ppr ton .Lrr T i - r Sj - Ssurd G c. Tobb; cniSc··tZ .~ 6h ýpprxnu Piz - I 'TcE=3ac, 3h7 5_ jh Shp~BpC3 rit :iep =:ls 't ce:?ar, Ma3 6" - Spectur --:ar -p tc Tbureiaar, 31sF -7·3i- £atars Sncic Sale Frt'i aj. 3= ae g salc, 3.,r_ 3f Hi.. L* 1 si Special Stec, S, -- sj:~ 3L-ndar gar 11t Sheppnr:: c=__ _a? .~3ri~-. 31-r ? ý; einc , Sfa, i3 N&IaUs et o sk Thurec---, Mr 14 Kiail E:O0k ___ 1r2 Gair, Max 19~ Shsppar:on aep ce 3.`.^zsr, 3: 23 Murchiea cn zck -aJe SH1EPPARTON. Furniture, aorks f fArt, curios, Bric-a-Brac, &c. .Saturday, April 25th, 1914. SESSRS PECK. SONS Iy BIGGAR, under instruc tions from RoBis CUSSES. EsQ., - will sell at their rooms at 1.30. the whole of his eff-cr?, comprising saddlebag C-ite, 7 pieces, good order; oak sideboard, lounge cha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
-?''"". . . "'i II II II * I |Ill l. [. L I- IM I lI i .. I I, il iR.. i. m i Bi , wI,.c-J,. ,,.-i Uia .11 ..I. ^. r ,J B ,R1 I IIIIII*II I , i i t-II1.1 I*Ilii NOVELTIES ~IOR. AUTUEM AND .WINER, 1914. MESSRS A. MILLER & CO. have much pleasure in announcing their OPENING SHOW of ALL THE LATEST NOVELTIES IN NEW SEASON'S GOODS, Which will be displayed on SATURDAY, APRIL 4th, 1914, and following days.l. • EVERY DEPARTMENT offers a most comprehensive variety of NEWEST IMPORTATIONS. Your visit of inspection is cordially invited. A. 1ILL-ER &eO., ThE mAiLLER STORES. ALISI nSH .:.P:A; _ . m A1 RTON > * r --. .. .-...-. . . • . . *~,,* *-»&lt;'*.- •-1 ..L J L L L V - . v ^ -A . *. .*.-.* * ; .&lt;-. . * ^ .y'.. ,. - ' *-,-. . ROWE & CO. WINTERI DISPLAY, Saturday, 4th April. See our Windows. Cream Sepcrator Skims Clean and C . a Child can turn it If you want results rather than cheapness in first cost you must use a MELOTTE. It costs nothing for rep...
DISTINGUISHED VISITORS TO SHEPPARTON. THE AMERICAN TRADE COMMISSIONERS. A MOTOR TRIP TO THE CLOSER SETTLEMENT. DR SNOWDEN ON VICTORIA'S ADVANTAGES. A GREAT FACTOR-GOVERNMENT CONTROL OF IRRIGATION " WE CAN GET AMERICAN SETTLERS." [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
DISTINGUISHED VISITORS TO SHEPPARTON. THE AMEI ICAN TRADE COM. MISSIONERS. A MOTOR TRIP TO THE CLOSER SETTLEMENT. DR SNOWDEN ON VICTORIA'S ADVANTAGES. A GREAT FACTOR-GOVERN. DIENT CONTROL OF IRRIGATION , WE CAN GET AMERICAN SETTLERS." Exactly to the programmed time, the three motor cars convoyiog the American Trade Commissioners and party from Murchison, came over tha Goulburn beidge at Shepparton at 2-15 p.m. yesterday, and drew up before Slattery's Victoria Hotel. The Commissioners wore Dr Albert A inow Oel, anl don Wray soi Mr D ,1 Parry, and with them were MIrs Kirby, the Hon'F Hagelthorn, M.L.C. (Minister of Public Works), Mlrs Ilagelcborn, the Hon Alfred Deakin (ex Prime Minister of the Commuonwealth), Mr J S Dethrldge (member of the State Rivers and Water Supply Commission), and W Hector, C.E. (engineer, Water Commission, Tatura district). The party left Melbourne by the 4 p.m. train on Tuesday; arrived at Murchison East at 7-28 p.m ; and then motored to Murchison whore it st...
HOSPITAL DEMONSTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
Hossrraf DEsIo~sTr.ATIo.-The local Friendly Societies' Hospital Demonstra. Lion on Sunday next, 26th inst., pro mises to be a very euccessial function, There will be a procession from the Shire Hall at 2.15 p.m, headed by the Town and Model bands; and a demon stration in the Star Theatro at 3. ,Coa bined choirs ; and interesting addresses (few in number). On Tuesday a grand concert in the Star Theatre. BAaROaeETs.-Mr F. C. Johns, jewel ler, Wyndham-street, supplies the fol lowing barometrical readings taken at 9 a.m., 12 noon, and 3 p.m. respectively: Tuesday, 29.57, 29.53, 29.53. Wednes. day, 29.59, 29.57, 29.61. Thursdsy, 29.61; 29,61, 29,59. YOCriHP±?.E--On r ?-?-. ill be fonnd-Gool.',= _-, ,ze :hesp Roofi B-i:y ng Fixtures, Urean Wa:--' ok GrLe' Foritx ý. -- tanding the s '. " we . s ? as a good atten-la:- ; b there- . .he Girls' Frienil :ia : t! l s the guli room, Plt: all, on) ce-dasy eventnz in bin g toh a'i meeting of the seaeon. I: ^ _a-4 a hold the opecal sca c a shortly t...
DO WE LIVE LONGER? [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
DO WE. LIVE LONGER? It is generally maintained that we live longer than the ancients did. But researches among the tombs of Ro man times in Italy and Spain are far from proving this. There was certainly a larger infant mortality, but the expectation of life between fifty and sixty in ancient Rome was equal to our own, and after sixty the Romans had the advantage. Soldiers, in particular, lived to an extreme old age, in some cases reach ing 100 years. Tile longevity of the Romans was due to a high infant mortality. Only the fit survive. By taking great care of the young we have reduced thi mortality, but at the same time we have not added to the average length of life. This is not difficult to under stand, for if the weakly and the deli cate survive childhood, they do not as a rule live to old age. A high rate of infant mortality means, in fact, a low death-rate after sixty, and vice-versa. The ancient Roman had a less chance of living to twenty, but if he survived he had a greater c...
GOULBURN VALLEY SEAT. ADDRESSES OF CANDIDATES. MESSRS BIGGAR AND MORRISON [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
GOULBURN VALLEY SEAT. ADDRESSES OF CANDIDATES. MESSRS BIGGAR AND MORRISON There was a good attendance at the Presbyterian Hall, Fryers street, on Monday evening, when, under the auspices of the local branches of the People's Party and the Australian Women's National League, MeesrseA Biggar, jun., and D C Morrison delivered addresses in support of their candidature for the Goulburn Valley seat in the Legislative Assembly, for which the Hon. Geo. Graham does not I intend to seek re-election. Mr John Sutherland occupied the chair.
THE DEAD'S CARE FOR THE LIVING SOUL. A Strange Story With a Strange Sequel. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
THE DEAD'S CARE FOR THE LIVING SOUL. A Strange Story With a Strange Sequel. A strange ghost story, in which the principals are said to be people of the highest social position, is, according to the "Express," engaging the atten tion of London society. A Kensington vicar was leaving the church after choir practice when a lady stepped out of the a:sle and ask ed him in agitated tones to come with her at once to an address near by. "A gentleman is dying there," she said. "He is extremely .concerned about the state of his soul and anx ious to se you oefore he dies." The clergyman followed her to a waiting taxi-cab, and a short drive round the corner brought them to a mansion. The lady, who seemed to be extremely agitated, urged the vicar to hurry. He sprang out of the cab, rang the bell, and a butler appeared. "Does Mr. - live here?" "Yes, sir." "I hear he is seriously ill and has sent for me." The butler seemed astonished al most beyond words. He expostulated that his master was not il...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
TOBACCO --Irresistible I SSold in 2 oz. and 4 oz. (actual weight) Plugs, or in Cut Double-flake, packed in Deinty Silvered 2 oz. Tins. •SU \~ .I~ L- / DON'T NEGLECT. A COMMON CASE OF PILES. IT MAY LEAD TO SERIOUS RESULTS. When people generally under stand that all such fatal diseases as Fistula, Ulcer of the Rectum. Fissure, etc, almost invariably begin in a simple case of Piles, they will learn the wisdom of Doan's Ointment is unequalled for every form of Piles, Itching, Bleeding, Protruding, and Blind Piles, and hundreds of lives have been ,saved by using this cheap but affective remedy right at' the start, because at such .times a single pot has often affected a cure, while in the old, deep-seated, chronic cases several pots are sometimes necessary. Here is a case. Mr Henry Young, Blacksmith, Mende-street, Shepparton, says : " For eighteen months I was un fortunate enough to be troubled with Itching Piles, the irritation being at times very trying. All who have been afflicted wit...
A Lincoln Story. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
A Lincoln Story. On one occasion when lie was busy, President -Lincoln received a dlelega tion of men who were endeavoring to hurry the passing of some petty Bill. When they entered, Lincoln looked up gravely and said: "If you call the tail of a sheep a leg, how many legs will the sheep have?" "Five!" said the spokesman. "No," replied Lincoln, "it would onlly have four; calling the tail a leg wouldn't make it one." The delegation departed in discom fiture, and Lincoln was. left alone.
A MILK-WHITE STEED. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
A MILK-WHITE STEED. A school teacher once set his class of boys a composition on the "horse," the following being given: "The horse is a very noble beast, he eats oats and sawdust. He goes on four legs. He does not stay out late at night, nor pull faces at his little sister, nor tease his grandmother, things which I think is bully for the horse. He does not have to wash his face in the morning. (I wish I was a horse.) There is many differ ent kinds of horses: saw horse, omni bus horse, war horse, hoss-radish, lioss pistol, Colt's revolver and a donkey (he ain't got nothing to do with the subject, but we'll throw him in). There's only one kind that's good to eat, and that's hoss-pistol-I mean, hoss-radish. Some folks like a reddish horse, then again, some like a milk-white steed, with flowin' tail and main erect, but for me, give me a coal-black steed with fiery-red nos trils and flashin' eye, obr.gimme death. I forgot to say that a horse has a tail, and can unfold it like Hamlet or ...
IMPORTANT SALE OF IRRIGABLE LAND. A RECORD PRICE. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
IMPORTANT SALE OF IRRIG ABLE LAND. A RECORD PRICE, Mr J P Gaffy, farm and station sales man, of Shepparton, reports having sold privately during the past week, on ac count Mhrs M ,Monerieff, her property containing 820 nores, situated in the parish of Toolamba,and adjoinining the ir rigation colony at Ardmona, The pur chasers were i4Iessrs Turnbull Bros., the well-known orchardists of Ardmona, the price paid being £21 103 per acre, which is record for the district. It is the intention of the purchasers to plant a large area of this land next sorson, for which they have; already orderoe 17,000 trees,
REV. ERNEST SMITH. HEARTY WELCOME AT METHODIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
REV. ERNEST SMITH.. I1EARTY WELCOME AT METHO. DIST CHURCH. The Methodist Church, Maudoe. street, was crowded last evening, when the new clergyman, Rev. Ernost Smith, was "ocorded a very hearty welcome Earlier in the evening a very enjoyable tea meeting was heold in the adjacent school hall, joined in by a large number of people, and where the tables were loaded with all manner of edibles and delicacies, At the welcome in the church (the Rev W. H. Phillips presiding), the fol. lowing attractive programme was first gone through: Hymn, " Onward, Chris. tian Soldiers"; prayer, by the chairman ; anthem, the choir: song, Mrs Ickorin gill ("Roses"); secretary's report; duet, Missor Orr and Don: reoitation, Miss E. Trowin : songs, Miss F. Broad, Miss Nancarrow, Mrs Ickeringill (" On the Banks of Allan Water"). The chairman then, in a spirited ad dress, reminded those present that they were there for a two fold purpose celebrating the anniversaty of the church; and welcoming their new minis ...
LOCAL PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Shepparton Advertiser — 23 April 1914
LOCAL PRODUCE MARKET. Butter (soilling) is ld. is 4d Eggs (giving) Is 2d Cheese (selling), 10d, Is Bacon ,, is Id, Is 2d Ham ,, is3d 18 4d Wheat (giving) Os 51d Potatoes ,, 53 Onions ,, 10s Bran ,, is id bus. Ohaff (selling) £8 53 Flour ,, 15s 3d Pollard ,, is Id Calfskins (giving) 5d to 6d lb Sheepskins ,, 4 to 51 lb Hides ,, 4d 5d lb