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CORRESPONDEN[?] A CORRECTION To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 17 July 1914
CORRESPONDENT g E? A CORRECTION. I To the Ediror, I Sir,—It was with e.ttrsr.: that I read iu your issue your scaring correspondent's •myself organising a hare sb.'t funds to iustal a silent telepisj at Dalbulbalane, The barest admit, would be a great veuience and worthy of oar is" 1 but If the people were debit:;:! the good news, I sincerely -tf nervous systems will not rs grestashnck when theykno* not going to organise a hare; what's more, never had any >• doins: so.-— ■Yours, etc., BERT
STARVING STOCK. CHEAP CARRIAGE OF FODDER GRANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
STfiRiriNG STOCK. CHEAP CARRIAGE OF FODDER GRANTED. Recently a deputation of stockowners waited upon Mr H. McKenzle M.L,A., * and asked him lo make representations to the Railway Commissioners to gf^nt a reduction in the freight-on fodder, owing to the dryness of the' season. Mi McKenzie lost no time in doing so, andf the Commissioners promised to look into the matter. On Monday it was intimated that the request had been granted, Mr McKenzle having received the following telegram from the railway authorities :— " Commissioners have approved cheap rate for carriage of fodder for starving stock conveyed to stations from Waaia to Picola, and Strathallan to Eohaca, inclusive.
Governors from Great Britain. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
Governors from Great Britain. At the last meeting of the Tally garoopna branch A W.N.L., Mrs H Moss (vice-President) read the follow ing paper on the question of selecting Governors for the Commonwealth and States from Gre*t Britain. Although, as Shakespeare puts it, 1 am " not graced with the set phrase of speech,'' I claim to be possessed of some common tease, and I certainly bake a live'y interest in politics, not withstanding that I am only a woman ; and without making any speeiil refer ence to myself, surely this is just what our country wants at the present time— combination of common sense and po'i tics. Great Britain has certainiy a right to'have in cur midst an umpire in the play of the national life of Australia. The British tax payers have through all the years of Australian history borne the burdeu cf our prot^c ion from invasion by a foreign foe. We could not boast of the possession of this great free land of ours were it not for the Imperial army and navy at our back, ...
W. AND W. R. MATOHES. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
YV. AND W.R. MATCHES. Nathalia easily accounted for Gammer aguuja, who were several men short. Scores—Nathalia, 15 goals 11 behinds ; Oummeragunja, 3 goals 5 behinds. Picola, after a closely contested game, ran out winners against Barmah by 3 goals 4 behinds to 2 goals 3 behinds. Ko'upna beat Moira by 5 points. It is understsod that Moira intend entering a protest. TO-MORROW'S MATCHES. Barmah v. Nathalia. Picola v. Kotupna. Moira v. Oummeragunja. Cobram " Courier" says Numurkah beat Drumanure on Saturday last by 17 points, the scores being 0.00 to 0.00. Change the brand, Frank !
NARING DIP v. YABBA. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
naring dip v. yabba. A very good match was witnessed on Naring Dip gronnd last Saturday be tween'the above teams. Scores: — Yabba, 3 goals 11 behinds ; Naring Dip, 1 goal 1 point. The best players for Naring Dipwere-M. Lynch, A. Young, S. Carnie, F. Sidebottom, B. Meade and B. Donald. For Yabba—McGarry, Spraggs (2), Green, Koeabone, Marney and Nunn.
TALLYGARCOPNA v. WUNGHNU. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
tallygarcopna v. wungh n u. Wonghnujjourneyed to TaUygan-opm and suffered the same fate as all otber visiting teams to the railway town. They got a very rongh rcceptior, added to which was a fair difference in the total points scored. Tally were too sn perior, and the game ended with the Ecoree—Tally, 4 goals 14 behinds ; Wunghnn, 1 goal 1 behind. The pick of Tally included Formby, Iug'is,' Mac gill, O'Brien and McKenzie. Of Wunghnn—Bourke, Pinchbeck, Dudley, Broughton and Oonnole.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
MOTHERHOOD. " Motherhood," as the late Dr Tal mage observed, " is the noblest sspira ation of womanhood in its best sense.'' There is something lacking in the home into which no baby has ever entered. Without the advent of " the little stran ger" the happiness of husband and wife is never quite complete, A book of value able information, telling how thoussnde of people have had their hearts' desire gratified, will be sent tree to anyone who cuts out this advt. and sends it to Dept. B. 47, Ladies' College of Heattli, Phair's Buildings, 327 Collins-street, Melbourne. HOW TO DO IT. This is a simple nutter. If you cannot geb up ab the prop-r bitne use an Ala-m CHock--a good one, Any of these will answer the pur pose. THE WASP is small bub sbrong and complete lb has a sweet boned gong. Pi ice 03. THE PIRATE is well known. It is one of the mo3b re liable Alarm Clocks obtainable. Our price 5s. THE GOOD MORNING is a new style entirely. The alarm dial is on the back instead of the front as u...
The Numurkah Leader ESTABLISHED 1895. A Farmers Paper, published in the interests of the rural community. Every Friday, one penny. FRIDAY MORNING, JULY 24, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
m Established 1895. A Farmers Paper, published la the in terest! ol the rural community. Every Friday, one penny. Friday Morning, July 24, 1914. Prizes won during the past year wer e on Sunday afternoon presented to "th e childTeceived'a gift'oT a lo dolt.' Tlie^TElev J. A. Lee delivered an interesting ad dress to the young people. " What Chemistry can do for the Farmer " is the title of the lecture to be delivered under the auspices of the Uni versity Extension Lectures committee in the Presbyteriau Hall this evening. The lecturer will be Dr Heber Green. As advertised in another colamn, Mr A. A. Abotomey, F.S.O.I., eyesight specialist, will make his regulir visit to Numnrkah next Friday, when he may be consulted at the Farmers' Arms Hotel. Modern optical research has clearly shown that many affections of the eye are solely due to the eye-strain produced by the faulty refraction of the eyes, and that the only means of prevention or relief rests in the use of scientifically adapted g...
KATAMATITE v. BOOMANOOMANA. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
KATAMATITE v. boomanoo MANA, Katamatite were at home to Booma noomana and in the opening half of the game carried too maDy gnns for their opponents putting together 3 goals 4 behinds ss against 1 goal 3 behinds ly Booma. In the second half B omr. shaped rnncb better but vrere unable to make op the deficiency, and the final bell rang with the scores—Katamatite, 5 goals 5 behinds ; Boomanoomana, 2 goals 14 behinds.
Correspondence. THANKS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
Correspondence. . THANKS. TO THE EDITOR. Sir, — Enclosed please find balance sheet of the ^Murray Benefit Concert and Mags' Football Match. Will you kindly permit me to thank, through your paper, all those who so kindly assisted to make the affair such a fine success. We also desire to thank the Orchestral So ciety, the Agricultural Society (for free use of grounds) and Mr and Mrs K. J. Watters for their nice donation of daphne blooms, which realised the useful sum of 6s 9d. And also we desire to express our deepest gratitude to the pnbiic generally for rolling up in such large numbers.— On behalf of the Numurkah Football Club, youra faithfully, Geo Willcox Hou. Seo. Balance Sheet. receipts. Football match — — X4 19 0 Tickets sold at dior at Conoert 6 11 0 Sale of tickets (by H. Brown 1S3 H. J. Glenny 12s, W. Hora 15s, A Johnson 14s. W, Wil liams 2s, W. Bignell 25?, T. Morris 6', J. Trewin 93, A. Pretty 12s, H. Pearson 12s, E. Eddy 7s, G. Dudley 103, T. Newman Is. G. Willoox 3s, R S...
Numurkah Golf Club. SERIES OF TOURNAMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
Numurkah Golf Club, SERIES OF TOURNAMENTS. Princ'p lly owing to the enthusiasm of Mr F. H, Tu-hiil conditions on the local links have been very much im proved i his season, and farther im provements are contemplate!. Another move mode has been the holding of tournaments, and an ambitious move j in this direction has beeu decided on. —the holding of a two-days' tourna ment on Tuesday and Wednesday, Au gust 18 and 19. The programme is as.follows :— Tuesday, August IS—Ladies' Four some Lidies' Sand cap. FTumurkih Ladies' Open Championship, Mixed ]?our ome Handicap, Men's Handi cap, Numurkah Men's Open Charn piouehip, Numurkah Cup (teams com petition, to be won three times, not nece-sariiy in succession), la addition, to the above, approach ing and pat'ing competit'ons will be arranged. Entries, which must be accompanied by fees (which are stated on the pro gramme, a copy of which will be for warded on application), close with the secretaries, Messrs H. J. Rodda and F. H Tushill, on Tue...
DRUMANURE v. NUMURKAH. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
DRUMANURE v. NUMURKAH. Namnrkah made the trip to Druma nnre, where the locals with a strong representative team, anticipated victory, bnt snsh was not to be, and a keen and friendly fonght game resulted in a win for the blue and whites by 7 goals 7 be hinds to 4 goals 10 behinds. Umpire Ford had charge, and he certainly fonnd the game somewhat too fast for his liking. Drumannre had the best of the first quarter patting together 1 goal 5 behinds, their opponents failing to score. The second quarter was all Namnrkah's, vand the figures compiled therein pat supporters of the team in good humor with themselves, the totals at half-time reading :— Nnmurkab, 5 goals 1 be hind ; Drumannre, 1 goal, 7 bebinds. The third quarter, like the first, was with the home brigade, bnt they were unable to wipe off the deficiency and when the final stage was entered upon Nnmnrkah had still a lead of 5 points, and more than holding their own over the final journey the bell rang with the figures— Numnikab,...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
NEWS AND NOTES. On Tuesday of last week at the Rec tory a meeting was held for the purpose of appointing stall-holders for the Octo ber Fete, There was a good attendance, and the workers are all keen on making this ye'ar's effort very successful. It was decided to revert to the old name of "Meadow Fete," and to include all the stalls that were in previous fetes with the addition of a strawberry and cream stall. The principal amusement will be the Tug of-war event for the big prize, and the fire station will be the site. The business of allotting the stalls was quickly disposed of and several new workers, who have come into the town since last fete, will take prominent positions. Altogether, the prospect is good, and if the rain comes we hope for a record result. A similar meeting will be held on Thurs day (to-morrow) afternoon at three o'clock at Wunghnu, and in the evening a pic ture concert will be given, as notified by advertisement, the net proceeds of which will be donated to t...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
TENNIS. IS'aring Dip Tennis club journeyed to Sandmount on Thursday last, to try conclusions with the local toam and ran out winners by 15 games. Afternoon tea was provided by the local ladies and altogether a very enjoyable afterncon was spent, notwithstanding the cold nature nf Mm dntr Sr.ni.oc M, Lynch and S Carnie (N) beat M. Kenny and T. Thompson (S) 6—1. M. Graham and Miss A. Maidmenfc (S) beat M. Lynch and Miss L. Lynch (N) 6-4. W. Maidment and M. Graham (S) beat W. Donald and J. Davis (N) 6—1. K. N. McLeod and Mis? V. Nelson (N) beat A. Wotton and Miss T. Neil (S) 6-0. Misses Nelson and Patrick (N) beat Misses Neil and Maidment (Sj 6—1. Mr Kennedy and Miss Patrick (N) beat E. Oantlon and Miss S. Maidment (S) 6—3. Misses L. Lynch and L. Morris (N) beat Misses E. Neil and M. Maidment (S) 6-0. W. Maidment and Miss E. Neil (S) beat S. Oaruia aud Miss L. Morris (N) 6-1. K. N. McLeod and Kennedy (N) beat E. Cantlon and A. Wotton (S) 6—4. (This was a very excitlug set, as the Sandm...
MUCKATAH v. COBRAM. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
MUOKATAH v. COBRAM, Of Saturday's fixtures the match in which most interest centred was that played at Mockatah where the local club tried conclusions wi'.h Co ram, and a very large crowd assembled to witness the game, the grounds surrounding the playing arena being -literally covered with motor cars and vehicles of all des criptions. Mucbatah had their fullest strength in the field, and Cobram being well represented a good game was ex pected. Umpire Moxham (of the League) had charge of the game, as-" sisted by two boundary umpires, and thanks to his very capable handling, a great contest was witnessed. At the opening of the play a fairly strong wind was b'owing, of which Cobram had the advantage, and in a few moments from the bounce the forward ines were busy, " Shaddy" opening the scoring with a s'lDgle. Kicked off, Les Grant marked and returned, but the opportunity being missed the locals carried the play into the enemy's camp and quickly put on three behinds. From then on to the...
CHURCH SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
CHURCH SERVICES. Methodist Church,—Services next Sunday are as follow:—Numurkah 11, 7, Mr Beokett; Wunghnu, 11, 7, Rev Yeo; Cobram, 11 Mr Devenish, 7 Rev Inoh; Baulkamaugh, 11 Mr Yarwood; BaulUaruaugh Sth, 3 Rev White, 7.30 Mr G Fowler; Naring, 3 Kev Inch; Strath merton, 3 Mr Martindale; Marungi, 11 Rovlnch; Kaarimba, 3 Rev Hiatt; Con gupna West, 3 Mr Betts; Bunbartha, 3 Kev Yeo; Waaia, 11 Rev Hiatt; Koonoo /noo, 2.30 Mr Daveuish; Katamatite, 3 » Mr Sullivan, 7.15 C.E.; Dunbulbalane, 11 Mr G Williain3, 715 Mr Taylor; Youar ang, 11 Mr Taylor; Youaninite, 3 Mr Taylor. Presbyterian Church.— Services nest Sunday are as follow:—Numurkah 11 and 7, Drumanuce 3, Rev. J. A, Leo. Methodist Church, Nathalia Circuit— Services will be held on Sunday as follows —Nathalia 11 and 7, Yalca 3, Rev John Thomas, President of Conference ; Picola North 11, Kotupna 3, P'cola W, 7. Mr Taylor ; Narioka 3, Mr Glasson ; Yalca South (S.) 11, Bearli 2,20, and 7, Rev. W. Clemens. Presbyterian Church, Nathalia Ci...
LABOR POLITICS. MR J. O. GOURLEY AT NUMURKAH. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
LABOR POLITICS. MR J, 0. GOURLEY AT NUMURKAH. Immediately prior to last elections the country Press almost unanimously de cided not to report speeches made by Par liamentary candidates unless they were supplied and paid for, the restrictions impssed by the Fisher Government be ing snoh that reporting was a risk. Both parties were treated alike, but the local Press received abuse from one sec tion only, and threats of boycott rent the air for a time. That episode we thought past. On Wednesday evening, Mr .1, 0. Gonrley, who is opposing Mr A. C. Palmer in the interests of Labor, ad dressed a meeting in the Mechanics' Hall. His coming was heralded by " dodgers" printed elsewhere ; there was no advertisement placed in the local papers ; and this paper received no invi | tation to attend and report the meeting. Oar general policy is—'• No advertise merit and invitation : no report"; and this policy has been strictly followed. However, Labor claims that it has to fight the combined Press ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
SHIRE of NUMURKAH T^TOTIOE is hereby given that the l3j Oonncil of the Shire of Nu murkah did, upon the 14th day of July, 1914 pass a resolution adopt ing By-law No 26, providing for the Lighting of Vehicles on Shire Roads. A copy of this By-law is Open for Inspection at the. Shire Hall, Nu murkah, and will be brought up for Confirmation on 11th day of Auguab. T. S. LANCASTER, Shire Secretary. Shirs of Numuxkak Water works Trust IT is h reby notified that the Com missioners of the above Trust will give a REWARD of £10 to any one giving such information as will lead to the conviction of any person Int rfering with the Works of the Ttuab. T. S. LANCASTER, Secretary. Numurkah Agricultural and Pastoral Association. COMMITTEE MEETING, SAT URDAY NEXT, 2.30 p.m Business -Motion re single horse judge; motion alteration of methods, re the appointment of jndgeB; appointment of judges and stewards. Wm TYRES, Secretary, NOTICE is hereby given that after the expiration of fourteen days from the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 24 July 1914
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