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Concert At Galah. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 13 December 1916
Concert At bGalah. -It is rather beiated, but a good thing will always keep. On the 20?tb nlt., Galah residents, as well as some visitors, had a treat to boe remembered. Practically all concerts carry a re mnembrance to a certain degree, b'out the0one under notice was made mem orable because of tLe opportunity gi van to hear an artiste with the full glare of the city reputation still alive. Miss Nellie Summerviile is the pos sessor of a rich csctralto voice, and what is more unusual, has the know )edge of its use. It is a rare gift and bthe district is to be congratulated on having the proud possessor of it as a sesident. At this concert, Miss Bell (Paignie) played the overture and the eccompaniments throughout the eve ning, and' no comment of ours could -convey the impression conveyed, but the fact that the artistes and the au dience were pleased needs no further comment' Mrs. E. Hnmmel(Under bool) sang the old favorite, Killarney, and delighted her hearers.. M.r. G. "Yalentine, wh...
Murrayville Mems. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 13 December 1916
Murrayville MEms. A very suoeesful cor ce~c was held in the hall on Thursday eight, and every one present was satis§ed tbhat it was an easy wci[ in the way of local en tertainments. The pedrormers were all lO;L, :and the success was so pro nounced th~at it is more than probable the performance wilt he :repeated at Pionaroo on an early date. The pro ceeds on Thursday night amounted to £16 6/, and the ball funds benefit to that extent. The death occurredi at cowangie on Saturday at S a.m., under particul;r ly distressing circumstaaces, of Mrs. H. C. Clarksaon. Mr Clarksoo, (who was formerly in charge of the Water COmmission's ofice at Ouyen) was on his way home afEcer an eatended tour on his profession as a wool classer and m?,chioe expert, had just taken his seat in the train at Oeyen on his way home, when he was handed the wire conveying the sad intelligence that be was a widower. Deceased, who was only :37 years of age, leaves a family of t12 children with the fa ther to mo,?e thei...
Make Your District Known [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 13 December 1916
.aake Your District Known -- --4P .. Concerning same parts of the dis trict news comes but seldom. This is not the fault of the Editor, for he has no miraculous power of knowing what is.happening in all the places, in the area of circulation. It is bhe fault of residents in the silent places. Will some man or woman take the matter in hand and cause the silence to cease? If no one else is doing it for your district, will You try on these lines? Send accounts of public and social events in your township or neighbor hood, such as weddings, deaths, ieei-. dents, concerts, nmastters touching on inaustries, etc. Secretaries of public concerns such as the Farmrners' Unioon, can aid their cause considerably ir this way. Don't b'ther a!)out crammar o spelling; it is the I?itor's work to look after these trilies. The barest skeleton is enough. Write on one side of the paper only. Give information, but let criticias" alone.
Underbool Utterings. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 13 December 1916
Underbool Utterings. I Our weich:-ilge is all ready for business, and the honor of No. 1I tic-: ket- will be an.interesting one. Should have sent this before, hut hadn't fully recavered. The big pic miic was a success, alihcugh being a ibit late in: the season, several farmsrs were busy h?ymraking. coudi, -not- get. aw v. There was nore than aLmple 'supplies of eatables, a.nd. everything passed off satisfactorily. The only incident during the day to cause con ,cern was the falling down from t tree by a lad, named Farnsworth. For-. tunately, beyond a severe shock, he escaped almost unhurt. In the eve ning at free social and supper was held at the hall, at which the atteo- I dance was great. .Songs were rende- I red by Mtessrs. Styles, Bannon, and Strange, and Misses Nellie Callahan and Shelcon. For a wvaltzirg ~ compe !tition there were 16 entries, avnd re 'salted in a win for S1r. and .'rs. E.J. Baramers, with Mr. G. Ootter - and Miss Mills second.
Walpeup Warbles. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 13 December 1916
i W Talpeup Warbles. Farmers have mostly finished hay carting and are now anxiously wait ing for Jupiter Pluvius to put the plug in his watering can so. that strip ping may be started. Oa all sides we hear of big returns to go into the babg, and if these pan out t~ evern the half, Lloyd George's. ships will be kept. going their hardest. A heavy downpour of rain came on Friday evening, 70' points being re uistered in half an hour. Uip to the time of writing, no serious damage to crops has been reported. Grassis -still gree?, -and prOiises .to_. remain rrPfsr some ?-~idei?rable time yet. Fancy, green grass in the Mallee at Christmas! Despite the downpour mentioned above, ?the R.C. Church committee held the dance announced for that evening, and some 30 couples braved the elements. Their bravery was re warded by a most enjoyable time. '$plendid music was supplied by Mes -rs. Marwich and D. Matshett, (violin and piano respectively) with Messrs. J. Logan and Jim Nulty assisting. iMr. M. F...
Walpeup Shire Council. CLERKS OF WORKS' REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 13 December 1916
Walpeup Shire Council. * CLERKS OF WOIRKS REPORTS. [The following repcrts, with deci. sions thereon, were-uuavoidably held over from last issue.] The Clerk of Works for the East ridiung (Mr. A. A. Peverill). reported having inspedted pioposed deviaton at block 14, Boulka, and find it would require from 50 to 60 chains on this road to make it good, the present road running along the top of a sand hill.-Recelved. Re fence on Mr. Murnane's block, Paignie, one half is two barb wires and the other two plain galvanised, and posts three to the chain. Mr. Mururne informs me he erected half the fence. The fence runs north from a water reserve, but apparently is very little used, and a wire is across it at the present time.-As this new road was put in by the L'nds department, the council can not expend any money on the fenc ing, while as for compensation, the department is liable, if anyone. Re deviation at Labb's, Mr. A. J. Deanhas removed fence, and as there was not sufficient wire to com p...
Panitya Points. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 13 December 1916
Panitya Points. Stripping has started in a few ca ses, and Ithereis no doubt that last year's record is going to be well passed. On Friday aight a severe thunder jtorm passed over this distriet, doing a c3nsiderable amount of damage to crops, especially early varieties. Mir. W. Manley, whose residence hap pened to be in the line of the eyclone, .vas rather a heavy loser, hasing one t arge tent that was on a framne htowvn completely away, and his new hoause blown over to such an extent that it will cost a considerable surm to havE it again made habitable. There will be seven wheat buyers in the Panitya yard this s?,soo. This is a healthy sign for a two-year old station. [Report of Farmers' Union moet ing unavoidably held over. Ed. M.] Take a glance over the advt. col umns, they are of much interest.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 13 December 1916
GROeERS, DRAPERS, IR0NMONGERS, MEReHANTS, AND C0MMISSION AND MASHINERY AGENTS. AROBE ______ = ILLESPIEA .Opposite Post Office, Oke Street, Ouyen. er l -IEAPEST = AND = BEST - IN - ALL - LINES. ... AGENTS FOR ALL THE LEADING 3MAKERS OF FARM IMPLEMENTS.. AND MACHINERIY. ELLISON ROS., TA!LO~RS AND DOUTFITTERS, ROWE=ST., OUYEN. RLL AND INSPEeT OUR NEW STOe@K. SWYEN SAWMILLS ArD BUiLDiNG SUPPLY TIMBER YARD. AYTON & HATFIELD, TIMBER .E RCHANTS, IBLACKSMITHS & WHEELWRIGHTS, fIVGRIES-ST., OUYEN. Horses Carefully Shod. FUNERALS CONDUCTED. J?=n?als Conducted In Aniy Part Of The District Under Our Own Supervision. Oak and Kauri Coflins Always On'Hand. ; J. J. MATTHBWS. ?PL.UMr?--, AI~GET, R, PPECER OKE-.-ST., O . OUYEN. ALL ORDE.RS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO. J. P. BR1TT,T OENERAL.- COMiVISS1ON AGENT, ROWE-ST., OUYEN. AG.ENT FOR: Cunmin, Smith and Co'.s "SickIe" Brand Manures; IH. V. Mc ray's Famous Implements; Harling and Sons' Gigs, Enggies, etc.; John Dariing and Son, Wheat Agents...
Fire! [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 13 December 1916
1 Jn a season such as. this, anticipa tious of a grand return for the l.ibor expended, is tinged with anxiety. A pr-oifitic gowth of grass, such :as the! Mallee never before knew, keeps people ever watchful for the careless t being.* whoe-dxops lightede matehas, the butt:of k igiire.tte, or the ashes out of his pipewithout looking to s e there is no danger. There is, ofi course, another. individual that is worse than careless, but against him I there is ns protection. Thursday last was a day to be dreaded, and, as events turned out, the district has. every reason to be thankful the sea son is an exceptionally late .one. During the height of the storm, more than one townsman remarked on the smell of burning, and as evening closed in, a brilliant reflection to the nor'-west indicated a fire of consider able dimensions, but until the night train came in no one could locate it. Then we learnt it was at Kia, and next day the facts came out. A fire had started in Mr. A. A. Peverill's roll...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 13 December 1916
3)ENTIST'RY. J. W. BROWNBILL, iIlf.iDURA AD MARtYBI'OROUGHi (Riecorded by the Dental Board of Victoria.) yill v\isit Ouyen the Third W'ednesday a every month, and may be consulted at W.alsh's Commercial House. d.drrs3.-Corner Langtree Avenue ~und Eighth Street, .\Mildura. --. . -NILTVISIT- : ' Y ':'. --Vednesday, Dec- 20. [A CARD.] -ROM 118. F. l. L WEST7 , O A.L.C.M. Treacher of Piano, Violin and Theory. Ouvcn Coffee Palace. C. B. WALTER, --ant1- FAI?RELL=ST.. OUYEN. M3urrayville visited every alternate Thursday. t,.nry to Lend on Broal Acres. CREDIT FONIEBR LOANS ON FARMS In sums fcom £50 zo £2000 At 6 per cent. Interest. 1~m. from n IV p.c. in reduction of princi .1, -which pays of the loan in 27J4 years. Loans granted on Freeholds or Crown Leasel-olds, which could be made free hold at any time on payment of the bal aece of Crown rents. No Cr arge For Mo4rtgage Deed. Loans may -be paid off on any Ihalf early pay day, subject to a small charge lpaiil off within the first five year...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 13 December 1916
Local and General. Another reminder. There will he ly one more iasrne of the MIAIr, this kr. That will be on Wednesday ext, after which there will be No OuE until January 10 in the New ear. The holidays are accountable Sthis, so don't blame us. A correspondent scuds an itemna: a recent catch as catch can boxing bout. The Nyang champion met the Underbool terror on Saturday week. Owing to the modesty of the contes tants, no publicity was given to the meeting, therefore no spectators were present, and even seconds were dis pensed with. The fight ended sud deuly. Nyang started well, but On derbool co?on teed and mixed' things until a. straight left to .thE :hbreadi-..-b , ket doubled him up, and turning to where his seconds should have been, presented such a tempting target for the hluncher, that the round, and the light ended in a clean kick out. Iuconnection with the Marybo rough Highland Society's sports on New Year's Day, Air. W. J. Baker, Mildnrat, informs us that· a special train ...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 13 December 1916
Cricket. The cricket season was opened on Saturday in an unostentatious man- ner so unostentatious indeed, that the president of the Ouyen club knew nothing about a game being played until after 5 o'clock in the evening. The opposing teams were chosen to represent the town and railways res- pectively, and the transport men won by two runs. Following are the scores : Ruse, not out, ... ... 35 E·mmett, b. Leydio, .. 4 Lindsay, b. Barrett. .... 4 Park, b. Barrett .... ... O G. Harris, b. Jones, ... 4 Walter, stpd., b. Jones, .. 0 &nbsp; Kennedy, c. and b. Jones, ... 4 Mabood, b. Jones, 0.. ... 0 &nbsp; Harris, b. Barrett, ... ... 1 Anderson, b. Barret, .... 0 Stanley, c. and b. Jones, ... 3 Bye .. ... . 1 Total ... 55. Leydin, Barrett, Jones and Dow were the bowlers, but no averages were kept by the scorers throughout the match. RAILWAYS. Dow, b Harris. ... ... 4 Barrett, b Emmett ... 13 Leydin, b. Emmett, ... 3 Jones, c. Kennedy, b. Emmett, ... 1 Benglestrof, c. Emmett...
Captain A. B. Lodge, D.S.O. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
Capta~in A. B. Lodge, D.S.O. --Mr and Mrs J. Lodge, of Hamilton, nave received the welcome news that iheir son. Captain A. B. Lodge, D. S 0T. Sth Battalion, 2nd Infantry Brig ade, 1st Aust~alian Division, who was #-e.erly wounded during the fighti:g So France, is making satisfactory pro ress towards recovery. He was in ;he 3rd London General Hospital, Wdandsworth, and writing on Sept hmber 25th, he said he would prob hbly be sent home for six months 3Vriting on September 10th,he says; " This is the first letter I have at tepted to write toyou since I was .rounded. I am getting better by leaps and bounds. I have been rather -adly smashed up this time. I got threeshell wounds through the right: high'n, a bullet through the right ohoulder, which fractured it badly, and a bullet wound through two fin gers on the left hand, which have al -ost healed. I am still in a base hospitai in France, but ere this reach es you I shall no doubt be in England. The doctor says I will be able to walk i...
Mallee Water Supply. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
----«-C-- Mallee Wiiter Supplw. In the area of the north-we.st ,'f.i lee, about the Ouyen to Murrayvil!e railway, the Water Commission i3 puz'ng down a further series c :*i. bores, to fil in gaps which e:-ist :n ihe bore service. When those .e- completed there will be about 90 boe:ts of water, which will afford serivu- zo about SO farms. The primary i,:r pose of these bores is to provide \,ra ter until a settler can himself provide his own water supply ; bu it isa ouod that the depth of water, more partica larly in the eastern portion of the bore area, is almost to great to per mit of individual action. A proposal is being considered for a large in crease in the number of bores, con ditionally on the settlers undertaking to pay the increased charges for a full service. In the other parts of the north west mallee area, the commission is endeavoring to connect various points with the Wimmera- Mallee water schenes. The district of which On yen is the centre will be served by a channel ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
Evils Of ConripatLion.-iThose tronbled ith constipfti~? i have l:ttie relish for dheir foed. Their (tomach becomes disor red¢, they hIave piles, uf±en kidney dis -ease. No one can hope foc good health len]~s hisoes bowels move once a day. If cey, do not move naturayll they s4onuld be 'elped, aad for this purpoGe you can find Io better medicine th;an Cha?mberlan's aflets. Chanmber!ain~s ':T!ets will not Snly immediartely relieve the most cbsti rate ~se of constipation but will streng ~fhn the bowels to c-t ?Sturally withe6t?t 4--uamu. Sold by all stcrekeepers. Sad Taste In the Month.-Ifyou~wake in he morning with a bad taste in youSr mouth you may know your liver is sluggish and your stomach disordered. A dose of Ch:amberlain's T ablets will quickily riliere you_ Make a practice of taking an occae sional dose of Chamberlain's Taulets and yon will never be troubled with a slug'gis liver or disordered stomach. Sold lby a? storekeepers. A Perfect liver Regul~ator,--Let yo?r liver become...
That Patriotic Appeal. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
That Patriotic Appeal. Some nine months ago, a satart was made to get promises from farmers who could not then spare the cash, of donations of wheat towardrs the District Soldiers Fund. Since then, adistriet fund, but having tlhe same objecot-the immrediate relief of ne cessitous cases ;rising out?of the war - has started in the West Ridiog, and to allow of adjaustment, we here with publish the Irst of promises:. W. Glover, 3 acres; Fletchebr Bros, 2, iE. Harmer -5, M. Irvine 3, F. Shard 29, B. H. Lacket? 3, C. f. Dunkloy 2, R. Gooper 2, T. Farrell 2, R. Lrwler 5, T. Tonkin 5, G. Pickeriog 2, J. SFarell 3, T. Walsh 3, G. Eastwell 1, Ni. Byrae 2, W. Glover 3, O. I. Lock wood 3, S. J. Gill 2, Al E. Laity 2, M. M'intyre 2, A. Munro 2, B. J.. Murphy 2, ,. R. Hoare 2, P. Ryan 2, C. Carolin 2, WV. D. Mitchell i, J. Britt 2, A. Scasinowsky 3, J. Steele 2, W. Little 2, A. Dickens 2, W. John sec 23, R. E. Tonkin 3, W. Ingwersao 5, J. Ross 2, T. WValsh 3, A. Symes 5, G. Freeland 5, .. Shelley...
PANITYA BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
PANITYA BRANCH. There was a good attendance at a general meeting of the above branch on -5th. inst., Mr. XV. Manley presi dine. Correspineastei gas received f-on- several branches promri?sing co operation in the effort to indrice the Government to suppl fencing wire to settlers on the same 'terms as wire netting. ..Iiin-'sF[otiis support, it wa-s decided, on the motion of the chairman 'and Mr. J. Chapple, to ask the Executsive to urge the Govern ment to sell fencing wire to settlers on extended terms. The mover said that such a concession, would enable settlers to n-tilise their holdings to the rail exrenr, and thus the Gorernment w.ould not only be secured repayment but by the increased produc:icn, the S~ate --wounld be assured of-greater prcosperity, so it was esseotiately a gocd business proposition. L'The Mirnis-ter couldn't see it that way, and in refusing the request, sarcastically asked why posts also were not men- I tioned. It wasn't a request to fence a park near or in Meib...