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PINE TREES AND ST. JOHN'S WORT. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 March 1914
PINE (TREES AND ST. JOHN'S WORT. The suggestion has frequently been made that the planting of pine hoes in infected districts might he found to check the spread of the weed known as St. John's Wort. The theory is that the pines would SUOK the nourishment out of the ! soil,- and the shedding- of the needles ! would cover the weed and rob it of | light and air. Under this combined attack it is believed that the weed I would in time succumb. The sug 1 gostion is welcomed by experts as a possible solution of the problem. | The officers of the Department of ! Agriculture think it should be tried, I and the Conservator of Forests states ! that the proposal is by no means one i to be laughed at. We pity the poor experts who wol i come this silly suggestion. In Beech I worth, near Fcaly's Rock, the St. j John's Wort has spread from the flats right up the lull in amongst pine . trees which have been growing there : ever since the Hood waters ran olT. I Two minutes careful thought.. should i ...
Our Melbourne Letter WELL ADVERTISED. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 March 1914
Our Melbourne Letter ?>VEIX ADVEIOTSED. If the Mayor of Richmond desired to advertise himself by refusing to drink the toast of the King whenever it was proposed, he has certainly suc ceeded admirably, for he is fast be coming about, the best written-up man in the metropolitan area. In fact, al though it is not in tile best of taste for the president of any municipality to Ignore the royal toast, it is a ques tion whether altogether too much has not been made of the incident sinco after all what they do down in the municipal hen-coop in a comparatively unimportant suburb like Richmond docs not. really matter very much. It, is an old truism that one extreme begets another, and following on the attitude of Mayor Webber, there Seenl to be some people in Richmond who are falling over each other to show their loyalty. It seems that at the luncheon at the local schools' picnic, a gentleman was challenged to sing the National Anthem, the mayor being present He did so, although neither M...
DECENTRALISATION. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 March 1914
DECENTRALISATION. To those who watch affairs in Vic toria Uio present- outlook indicates serious trouble ahead.. Not Bines the period of tlic great, land boom of iwcn'.y-five yoars ago has there been such a congestion of the lifts of tlie iStite at thw centre. Notwithstanding all thai Government. has1 been1 attempt ing to do for the country, districts the people are steadily leaving " rural for city -industries; The extensive irri gation schemcs which were , to do so much are not all they, have been cracked up to'bo, and the money laid out cm them(is not now worth twenty shillings in the pound. All this scorns quite > natural ..when one reflects on the; manner in-which Vie wholi! State is run by and for the ' benefit.- of the people of Melbourne. TTalf (.'is population of' the Stato is grouped r^und the lnont'ng place of I'arli'ara nt, and personal influence is fill an imporUiht factor in our poli tical life.- The man on the spot al ways lias an advantage over t.ho man who is . f...
ST. JOHN'S WORT. CONFERENCE OF MUNICIPALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 March 1914
ST. JOHN'S WORT. . i CONFERENCE OE1 MUNICIPALI TIES. At thelast meeting of the Beech- j worth Shire Council-a letter was re- i ceived from tJio Hon. A. A. Billson, | M.L.A. for the Oyeas, jm refer coco to the St. John's wort pest, in v/hidh! he stated that it was the intention of the Minister of Lands a®d other mem bers of tho Cabinet to shortly visit the district to inspect the infccted area, and suggesting that a, cojnfer- ' cnco of district municipalities be held j with a view to having some concrete proposal to lay before the Ministers. This letter was at the suggestion of ,Cr. Warner referred to the Shire members, and as a result a confer ence was held in the local council chambers on Friday afternxto. There w'ere present-Cr. Diffey (president of Beechworth Shire), wlhb presided, Crs. J. Ferguson, T. G. Ferguson, Wilson, Warner aJn.d O'Neill (Beech wprth), Cr. A. H. Smith (Oxley;, Cr. R. Millie (Bright), Cr. J. A. Suther land (Chiltern), Crs. Clujie, Beatty, Hodgson and Ivers (...
HOME ROLE CRISIS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 March 1914
HOME ROLE CRISIS. The trouble in regard to Ulster's opposition to Home .Rule- for Ireland is daily ?becoming more ominous and it is now* reported that when ' troops .were ordered.- from . the south to the north of Ireland oYcr 100 officers; some of them in very high positions immediately resigned, although pre^. .viously warned that" this involved the cancellation of their pension rights. The troops have lieen served with ball cartridges and the intention is be lieved to be the disarming of the Ulster volunteers who have . been armed and drilled for months. Pro minent naval and military men as well as leading politicians have had audiences with the King and the position is regarded as decidedly ser ious and there is a prospect of civil war as Ulster is reported to have 1.00,000 trained volunteer prepared to give their lives for the cause which they uphold and 011 the other hand, aic the Government 'troops to back lip the decisions of the British Par liament. BOXING.-Mat Wells scored...
CONDENSATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 March 1914
CONE ENS ATIONS. At Gapsted tJie school children iaye to carry their own drinkim* nater and many of the residents ara also running shatrt. Tie Northcofo Cricketers are to wst Myrtieford at Easter tinje, ,St. Kilda man was fined £25 for tellmg a wmtable his fortune and an alleged man at Brunswick 5 SS hcked his 8ife was Speakiasr at "ArnrtifTe, Sydney, the Pnrae Minister made a vigorous PP°^' the Liberal party to pre f°r" Oic coming- Federal elec lSf; outlook is that the Ink?Mr Si *2 b?ld Tery £&lt;x>n;" i M a Mr Cook, and in plain Eng. Lh our position is such that we' cannot fro on as we are. There is ?JU- ?!ir or usefulness in a PWtipn hke ttus, and I have made P my mindthat I cannot stav in ^u--jssp,0ns!h}? . f'ositfon unless' our present strenirth increased " te lhr rCe-u- r^rmzcy examina lir" j ,V- G- son of Charles f%°fin^Wrton- in passing I ;,tC examination, being- first nn I«tel8t of successful students lTA'.r.?xlfiy recently Mr C Fafeh Iti'J-nT' Barker killed a It...
CRICKET. TOWN V. ASYLUM. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 March 1914
O E I C K E ./p. TOWN V. ASYLUM. ' .Considerable...' .interest was mani fested in the .nKSeting of those teams on the Asylum oval 011 Saturday last> 1 as tlio result had important bearing1 . on the' preriiiej'.-liip, but the display ! given by hot!i/"side« was very poor. , The Town team was llie' first to face , the bowling of Semmens and Kelly . and in a very short time had five I wickets down for lti runs. Nichols, ! Allen, Dyring and ICelly then came ! to the rescue, bringing the totitl up to 103. 1 After the usual adjournment the Asylum contingent took possession or the wicket's, but -Roberts and Youlden soon found their weak spot, and in less than tin hour had the team all out for the small score of -IS runs, the former taking 1 wicket? for 11 runs, and the latter 5 for 28. I-lalf an hour being left, the Town started their J second innings, and at. the close of time liad no wickets down for .MX runs. The . match will be continued next Saturday at the Asylum the Town team "ha...
ACCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 March 1914
ACCIDENTS. On Sunday lust Mr B. J. Wilksch, chemist, was returning from Reech ?worth to Yackandandali on a motor bicycle accompanied by a lady in a side car and had proceeded about two miles when a bar in the under carriage of the side car was broken and before Mr Wilksch could stop the motor, the side car became de tached but fortunately the lady. was not hurt. Mr .Wilksch returned to Beechworth, and tho journey to Yack andandah was safely accomplished by buggy. . Sid Begoni, a young man, was driving a two horse waggon owned by Mr Clements and laden with building material on Monday after noon. Trie was riding on his load and, when desconding a steep pinch, the load shifted and Begoni went with it and his leg was so badly cut that ho was admitted to the Ovens' District Hospital for treatment. Probate duty to the amount of £11,016, 10s 8d was paid in Mel bourne on Saturday on the Victorian estate of Sir John James Duncan, M.L.O., of South Australia, whoso Victorian estate was valued ...
WODONGA WEIGHTS. Wednesday, March 25. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 March 1914
"WODONGA iWEIGHTS. Wednesday, March 25. Maiden Plate, or 10 sore. Fivo furlongs.-Heatherplace, Molly May, Ringdook, Neerod, Lady Harmonist, Halo Hova, Pigeonsliot. Brighton Bcach, 8.7 ; W. Liston, Fred Bluett. Brakareta, 8.7'; Barollo, Slanpen Still, 8.7 ; Saitova, Lord Tulker, Bide a Wee, Toileo Toy, 7.12. Railway Handicap, of 10 so vs. Five furlongs.-Harvest Moon, 9.3 ; Maianta, 8.9; Moonbright, 8.5 ; Safeshot, 8.4 -; Marble Mount, 8.0 ; Miss Daphne, 7.13 ; Lady Free, 7.12; Lady Bonilly, 7.11,-; McKay, 7.5 ; Silver City, 7.2 ; Watergate, 7.0 ; Brat,toil, 7.0 ; Only tBert, 0.10; Guar mcl, G.7. Autumn Handicap, of 20 sovs. One mile.-Polly Brown, 9.8 ; Lady Skopos, 9.1 ; Gnarblue, 8.10 ?; Rifle Rest, Lasso, 8.4 ; Inverara, 7.12 ; Lady Carillion, 7.11 ; Barbird, Mill song, 7.10 ; Ouedong-, 7.9 ; Laissez Aller, George Mc, 7 0 ; Heatherboy, 6.7. Trial Handicap, of 10 BOVS. Six "crjongs-Millsomf, 9.0 ; Lady Bon uilly, 8,6 ; Irherst, 8.2 ; Andy Moor, 7.12 ; Watergate. 7.10 ; Brat ton, 7.9...
VARICOSE ULCERS FOR YEARS. Too Severe for Doctors to Cure. Remarkable Zam-Buk Healing. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 March 1914
VARICOSE ULCERS FOR ' ^ ' YEARS., .. . tToo Severe for Doctors to Cure. Bemarkable Zatc-Buk Healing'. Further proof of ^am-Buk's remark able healing power over crippling' leg plcers has just, come to hand from 'Auckland. N.Z. II. concerns Mrs J. .Ogden, .Union St., who for nine years was in a crippled and helpless state. .Ten yrar.-i ago," says Mrs Ogden, ''I had tiio misfortune to bur-it a vari cose \ein in my right leg through giving it a nas'y knock. Ulceration set in and soon the limb became highly inflamed. The ulcers got bigger and birzger, and the constant pain made my existence a misery. _At night I would toss about in fear ful. agony, wishing for the end of .everything. There were periods, often for three months - at a time, fa-hen I tlare not put my foot to the jground,. . "For years I was under medical men, and, in different towns, during my long period, of suffering' I must have had altogether about twelve different doctors. But the ulcere .seemed to go from bad to worse...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 March 1914
j QUEEN VICTORIA PARK. Wednesday Night, March 25. Citizens' Pictures ["Battleof Waterloo" ' . Achate, Is ; Children, 6d.i ' FEDERAL HALL, BEECMWORTlf. NEXT THU -SDAY, MAJICH 20. Return Visit or FRANK LITTON'S DRAMATIC COMPANY. In a Pino Programmo or VAUDEVILLE AND DRAMA Including- tho Great Irish 1'lav, "OULD ERIN" ARNOLD JAR VIS, Phenomenal Sketch Artist. AI.F. I/OOKE. Sinning Cornedinn. MARIE O'RELL, Singor of Irish Sonjrs TOM THOMPSON, Dramatic Bari tone. ED. PI5ER. Exiwrfc Instrumentalist The MARVELIXJUS ARNOLIHS, tho Woild's Greatest Equilibrists (from Richard's' Tivoli Theatres). Absolutely the Finest, Trograninn over offered at, tljo prices. Front Snats,"' 2s ; Back Seats, is. Children Half Price. Seats may be Reserved at Warren's No extra charge for booking. DRUIDS' GALA & AUSTIN HOSPITAL BAZAAR. MONSTER ART UNIOJf. £1000 IN PRIZES. 1000 IN PRIZES £1000 IN PRIZES. Every ticket has an equal chance, whether presented or not. 1st PRIZE, PICTURE VALUE £500 2nd PRIZE PICT...
HOW THEY ESCAPED. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 March 1914
HOW THE.Y , ESCAPES.. A man 'namea'Cullen, accompanied by hia -wifeand four*children, boarded w syoney. tho mail train which sub sequently collided with a. goods train at Exeter,' Ho entered a smoking' car riage and was enjoying a quiet smoke when an official came along and in formed him that if tliey remained in that carriage he must pay full fare for the four children. Mr. Cullen pro reeacd along the platform to another carriage, -where ho and his wife-made themselves comfortable for a long journey. When the' collision oc curred tliev all escaped uninjured, or nearly so, while tho smoking- car riage .which they' had vacated was smashed ;tt> piecis and its occupants killed or seriously injured. Mr Cullen is a nephew of .Mr and. Mrs ilichard Clarke, of". Finch-street, BetcLworth TRANSFER OF COXSTABLE. Constable J. P. Rvan. who has been 6tatione&lt;i at Vancr.iratta for the eleven years, has "applied for transfer to Melbourne, and will probably leave for a new appointment ...
MEXICO. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 March 1914
MEXICO. This cpuntry still welters in 3. chaos or bloodshed. It is difficult to esti mate the respective claims of the con tending- parties but it is evident that someone >with an iron hand will bo required to control the . savage ele menls now ousting. . Why. not .let Uncle Sam march in and put a stop to the miserable condition of affairs. He will have to do it sooner of later
THE BALKANS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 March 1914
.1HE BALKANS. He unrest in this unhappy region js not yet allayed. Fighting has been proceeding between the Greeks and Albanians, the. quarrel seeming to be pfer the boundary between the two countries, or else the conflicting in terests between the Christian and Mahommedan population. It is re gie t table but probably things will set tle down in time though the new ruler ot Albania will probably re echo Shakespeare's sentiment- "Un easy lies the head that wears a ciown." ? . * * * *
HOME RULE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 March 1914
HQ'.ME ROLE: . The gravity .of any subject in jour nalism can generally bo gauged by the space taken up iri tile news col umns. .So for -the last two days we find head lines extending over two columns and several cofumns of let terpress detailing the extraordinary developments in the Home Rule for Ireland movement. From what can bo gathered it would seein as if tli® Asquith Ministry has resolved po make a demonstration of military force against the Ulster volunteers but were astounded by the fact that Major-General Gough and over 100 pQicers gave in their resignations rather than be used for coercive mea sures There was an immediate and jnglorious back-down of the Ministry, with the feeble explanation that the resignations were due to a "misunder Etonding." History repeats itself and the Asquith Ministry .would do >vell (o study the record of the revolution jthich convulsed the pnitod Kingdom and put an end to the fatuous Stuart dynasty in 1088. x m m m
POLITICAL. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 March 1914
POLITICAL. The paly noticeable feature in th0 political arena is the pilgrimage of Mr'Andrew Fisher, the Labour ex ponent, and it cannot be: said that hlg addresses are yery convincing, being1! chiefly abuse, .of his Liberal antagon jsts who have supplanted, flira and his ' party. One particular form of this .vulgar abuse was agaiijst non-union* ijts whom he stigmatised as ''sneakB j of society,'' Is it any wonder that; (he independent workers,' who form | the majority .of the. indvistrial class, I should resent such an insult. Yet Mr Fisher may .be excused. He is simply a puppet set up by the Labour party and must act accordingly or ho would soon find his occupation gono Therefore he is to bo pitied rather tlian condemned. * * * *
ACCIDENTS & EMERGEN C[?]ES. HAT TO DO TILL THE DOCTOR COMES. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 March 1914
ACCIDENTS & EMERGEN C1ES. HAT TO DO TILL THE DOCTOR COMES. The following useful hints-the ad option of which in country places may be the means of saving: human life-have been issued by the author Sty of t.he Australian Health Society : There should be in every homo a place known to every member of the household (but out of the way of the children) where are kept (heady for immediate use the follow ing articles which can bo obtained from tt chemist :-A pair of scissors, three or four large needles (threaied) a few prepared bandages, some lint, I adhesive plaster, oil silk, cotton wool | for padding, olive oil, and a bottle of Jioracio or G'irbolic acid solution. [You are recommended, also, to obtain, if possible, practical instruc tion Iiora a St. John Ajnbulnnce As sociation class. Every family should have at least one certificated mcm l>er of tho Association.] BllUISES AND SPRAINS. If a bruise can be treated at onie, apply cold water, and keep the part at perfect, rest ...
COURT FIXTURES BEECHWORTH DISTRICT. Januay to June. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 March 1914
COURT FIXTURES BEECHWORTH DISTRICT. Januay to June. ?'l&lt; 3 *3 £ K ft PJ O 03 W W g o £. p m S ® 5- o W 5" 3- 2- o ,*2 ^Q. s* o . goc r*SP iy ffp y .? K C .&lt;? m tsocfSS p a.3 ^ i * a e » ». i V] aa * a» rs cl&lt;^ t3 I vj o»*&lt; : ^ a- «J *&lt; n.7 . . P . ; :»?.?»; : ; vg : : : ^ : : v$ : o .0"*° « 2° M H-_ S???B ®Og °P ? B B PB "B ? P P?BB : ! i : : SB ?: : ,ciw U W ^ M ' " ** 5 *". £-' W to ' O CO ;«J Oo ' hS-?7 o\ »-» fcoi^ - w 40- -'tO ~° ?-: . -«9 *Vi09 (o fl.w: w: r-> * ,; o» -3 ? >a> d» ' . S f ALDEIDGE KBLLBT, .-' Police -ilBgiettAte. ',.
THE WEEK. AT HOME AND ABROAD. THE WEATHER [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 March 1914
THE WEEK. TU Y - - HOME AND ABROAD. SNIPS' WHATHEB " ' "It is the rain, the tycssod rain." j\Te may easily conceive how many jof our residents gave heartfelt if not pral .expression jto this m,eed of thankfulness early this week, when the premonitory roll of plunder ushered in a copious downfall, dren ching the parched earth, flooding the channels-and eo far carrying away jjje accumulated debris of the past. few months,.. It.5s evident that the | drought is now broken up and.pas-. toralists, orchardists $nd other pro- ' duccrs will nqw rejoice jvijth >n ex- I ceding joy. * * * *
MOON PHASES. January. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 March 1914
MOOK PHASES. January. First quarter. Sunday, 4th Fi^ll moon, Mondy, 12th Last quarter, Monday, 1.9th New moon, Monday 6th February. First quarter, Tuesday, 3r&lt;!. Full moon, Wednesday, 11th Last quarter, Tuesday, 17th Now moon, Wednesday, 25th March. First quarter, Thursday, 5th Full mooci, Thursday, 12th Last quarter, Thursday, 19th New moon, Friday 27th April. First quarter, Saturday, 4th Full moon, Friday, 10th Last quarter, Friday, 17th .New moon, Saturday, 25th May. First quarter. Sunday, 3rd Full moon, Sunday, 10th Last quarter, Sunday, 17th New moon, Monday, 25th . JunjB. First quarter, Tuesday, 2nd Full moon, Monday, 8th Last quarter, Tuesday, 16th New moon, Wednesday, 24th