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Ouyen Weighbridge keeper. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
Ouyen Weighbricd get-eepe~. 1Ir. W. D. Mitchell., eeae4~try r the Ouyen Falrmels .' .,hborid,; Company clears tile .,::.c* ,'ihere, atnd unless our previous ccrrespcnden- hL. a nything to back up hi;s :.ecusatic. the suggestion that the :!ircetors we- guilty of an unpatrictiz :,?tion is seat t!ed in one, aid" o.n~eth unreliabl Wnmor sqnelched. Here is Mr. 3Mit Sir,--n your las is?e you state one signirg himselt '" Not an Appii cant," wrote you very indignantly re garding the appointment of this ss-a son's c tretaker for the Oayen .arn, era Weighbridge Company Limited. The facts of the ease 'are- as follows: I --Firstly: Applicatizns cicsed on 30Stb November 1916. Secondly: Only two applicants for the position.(nei ther returned soldiers). Thirdly: Mr'. Couch (the returned soldier), diiL : not lodge his applicaticn until the aIfternoon of the 2ad Dzei3'bor 191g. Applications were considered and caretaker appointed on the morning of the 1st December 191h.
Y.F.U. District Branches. TEMPY BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
Y.F.U. District Branches. TEMPY BRANCH. A meeting of the above branch was held on Saturday night. The presidert, Mr. J. V. Hill, occupied :he chair. A letter was received fr.m the secretary of the Ouyen brach asking the branch to fall in wi:h lhe farmers insurance scheme. 'Members expressed unanimous sup port. The president, Mr. G. Pianto end Mr. W. Craigen were appointed siiE agents for the district. The next reet~ing will be held on the first Sat nrd~ay of the ,New Year.
Underbool Utterings. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
U nderbool Utterings. ers have no?v ot' into fulL ihgwbith harvesting operations, aoad results ggerally are, a aniticipated,. highly sa'tisactry. Up to eigh and: even . baglare beinz obtained, but. its is consiisied by those aide to esti Sthaithe district as a whole,will i!?tv an averae of six ibags. This bears out the theory of one inoeh o rain, one bu?shel of wher,, the guage [showing 17.4 inches to dite. Thb tirst load of ne:v wheat was deliveredc on Monday by Mr. A. Atnerson, who tihus secured the honor of first load ovier the weighibridge. The sample was a very fine one, and the f.a.'. . atndard this year should either be high one, or the Mailee farmers ge8 the advantagre of the quality. Mr. A. f'Donaldf took delivery of the loa& Large stacks of hay are so be seen on every farm and the prospects ahead wear a mosnt comfortable aspect. A the.controlling body, the local branc~ of the V.F.U. gives promise of beinu a most, successful organization in tbhe interests of the far...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
WHEN IX OUYEN DON'T Forget To eall On M. FITZGERALD, _?gecuy D-pot, Oke-sr. \Next Door Mail Otlke: ...-. :hrtott that Oil Engin.e, : wil :a-_-;.'a.- ar w!l ibe s-arce thirs h.r :a--..:ri :m Austral Oil Enine will turnm -:.I-.nnower all through the season and Tc ",) .=trike; or vou m?y repai? 3 i.v d Miliar wa.gon, striprer, or :ui*v tor, whi-h are second to none. 17: ~inet !eare your esteemed order and I.alre fir rte latest cot and unp-r~:o-date -i?r-the prices suit each and es-eryoneu - 11.? s-ee about that Life Assurance Policy, and ask for quotes for W, heat Scrip. FARrERS! Ti.:c n, can ranch Victorian .armers' *niz:, having accepted the Agency for the F.rmexers' sSettlers' Co-o'erative Tn *:race Co , are prepared to irsnue crops, bi-!di::,.q, !ive stock, accident, sIckness, workers' compensation, &c. AxI! members are expected to be loyal to the union. Sub Agents: Messrs. Peverill; Kia; J, * (dre. Tie'a; H. W.- Pickering, On. V\ u est; T. Tonkin, Nnn'a; J. 'corge,. Woorna...
Galah Greetings. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
Galah Greetings. At a general meeting of the locai branch of the V.F.U. on 9aturda" night, it was decided to cooperat~ ,,ith Yetpcol brstch in an emphatic protest against the action of the Go vernment regarding tbe deductitoo from the firs: advance on the new se - sonu's wheat. It was further decided-, to urge t~hat. in vi-ew of the fact tha;, the wheat hasall been sold and thd - agents' respansibility consequenatly considerably reduced, the commission, allowed should be lowered from 3~J A letter was received from Senarsor 3ussell staing thant the allowance for depreciation of machineiy, in the-de ductions under the Federal Iocomoe Tax had been increased from 2 , t; 10%, a coocession to be-appreciated., The branch extends the Complimerit·s of the Season and hearty thanks for? the splendid assistance rendered by TE- MAIl. to the cause of unionism.
YATPOOL BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
YATPOOL BRANCH. The above branch held a fine war king meeting on Saturday week, the attendance being good. It was deci ded, on the motion of Messrs. Morey and Pedler, to enter an emphatic pro. test against the mruoGr.d li'st instal ment of only 1/6 for the new season's wheat. An nteractirng dciscussion took place n a moon notc by Mr. Furey that a. strong protest be seat to the Government ag?oinst auv deduction being made out of the first payment for wheat on account uof the ced wheatd aidt fooder adyvanc~ . Mr. Pead Ier, in secondiug the motion, nointed cut that the Government held a lien on Sne crops unit the advances were repaid, and in addition had tte li cen ses, as well as, in rm.any instances, the surpbls certific-ates of last year's harvest:. )On the other hand, the storekee:ers an~ mrachinery firms, ',;o ha-ve bean of great aessistance to the struggling settlers, have no secc ri'v for either existing or future li bilities. As a consequeueo settle.r will be compelled to go an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
lGROeERS, DRAPERS, IRf~N iONGERS, MBERCHANTS, AND CeOMMISSION AND MACHINERIY AGENTS, --· ,BR?TS = -@L ESPI 8,.? Oppo site P '?rbL 3fl ., . Oke Street, Ouyen. HEBAPEST = BAES = B T = = iN LL = LINES. AGENTS FOR ALL THE LEADING M1AKERS OF F.ARM IMPLEMIENTS AND M-ACHINERY. BLLISON BSROS., TAILORS AND CUTFITTERS, ROWE=ST., OEYEN. CALL AND INSPECT ,OUR NEW STOEcK. _JYEN SAWMILLS AND BU!LDiNG SUPPLY TIMBER YARD. AYTON 'HATFIELD, TIMBER MEF&ZHANTS, S-LACKSMITI-iS & Vi.E"L'NVRIGHTS, ?JUGlES-' .- 0 i EN. 4 Ž K-orses Carefuil- Shod. FUNERALS CONDUCTED F "tserals Conducted In At&t Part Of The District bndc--r Oiur Own Supervision " Oak and Kauri Coffins Alwavs On Hand. J. J. MaTTHEWS, BSPLTIMBSER, PArSINT~P ERP~, 3PA~E R iA3~0EIAE, ETC., OKE-STi., OUIVIEN. ALL ORDLIRS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO. J. P. BRITT, i GrENERYA.L COM1VISS1ON AG-ENT, ROWE-ST.. OUYEN. .AGEk T FOE:: Cumine Smithi and Co'. "'Sickle" Bra"nd Mannre; 1. V. M e Kay'as Famoos Implrnents: Hlarling ann Sn Gi gs,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
SDEN T YTFRY. - J. W. BROWNBILL. L[.DURP;\ AnD .MAVI-BlOROUUi. ,Recorded by the Dental Board of Victoria) :-.i.: Ouyen the Third \Vedtesiay me.ry month, and may be consuh~td at VWalsh's Commercial House. 5?s.---Corner Langtree Avenue and: Eighth Street, Mildnra. NEXT' ISIT: . ' Vednesdrcay, Dec. 20..' '? A CARD, 18. F. Ill. WESTON, A.L.C.3. Teri:-r of Piano, Violin and Theory. Ouven Coffee Palace. CI. B. WVALTER, ARR2ISTER 'ARIEIEL=ST., OUYEN.I 3Murrayville visited every alternate Thursday. Money to Lend on Broad Acres. CREDIT FONIIER LOAS ON FARMS In sums from £50 to £2000 At 6 per cent. Interest. Ai& from 1i- p.c. in rednction of princi pl, which pays of the loan in 27, years. Loa:s granted on Freeholds or Crown Leaseholds., which could be made free hiold at any time on payment of the bal tce of Crown rents. No 1targe For Mortgage Deed. - Loans may be paid off.on any half tarIv pay dlay, subject to a small charge ifpaid off within the first. five years, but to pcnaltv afte...
Farmers' Union. OUYEN BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
Fa'rmers' Unior. OUYQEN BRPANC(E. There a very fine attendance at the ,meetipg bf the above body on Sat?ur day niagh, President Pickering occu :pying theehbair. A very pleasing letter, which sho wed a. fine.spirit of unionism, wa~s one from the Rochester branch oiTerinagI odoperation. inimatters- afteshin- the members of this braneb. If other branches would only follow suit The Wheat Commissionin .reply, stated that there was no objection to farmers giving orders ontheir wheat to machinery and manure firms, pro vided there was no lien in existence. Members expressed disapproval of the decision, but as the Commission was a1owing the'concession Eo =the busi ness people mentioned, it was decided unanimously, on the motion of the president and Mr. Lawler, that tha e storekeepers he granted.?the same pri- rilege, is being pointed out that these had stuck tro the farmers and kept them going when no one else would. Yatpoot branch asked cooleration in the matters referred to in the let ter ...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
Local and General. You don't want to miss any of the adots. in this issue, either in the pa per itself or the calendar. The jatter will please all recIpientL. For tOe t?hird ?rzd L:ast time---this ytar. This is the las; issue oi the MAIL? for 1916. Vte are going so have a holiday (whether deserved or not is for you to say) for a. few days at anyrate, and as the statutory hbal-. days intervene, there will be no issue of this paper untit .January 10 of the New Year. Just hold yourselves in patience until then. Wheat is -beginning to roll in to jOuyen: r-allway strtin. The- first load of the sedis addeliveed by Messrs. Nairn: Bros. cn Thursday, and Mr. .1. Brit tookdelivery. Strip ping is now pretty universal, and be fore very long, th?e mice will be at homein the stacks once. more. The only dCistriet celebrations for the holidays are Miss Nellie Sum merville's .eoncert at Walpeop on Boxing Night, and Galah Red Cross b?all and sapper on New Year's night. For those who can spare the tim...
Christmas. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
Christmas. It is hard to realise at this juncture that the proclamation was made, "Peace on earth; good will to all men." The whole of Europe echoing and resounding with the sound of the greatest arms the world ever dreamt of; thousands of lives sacrificed every hour; many thousands more limbs shattered and constitutions ruined, and Christmas Day will probably be celebrated on the many battlefields a greater orgy of slaughter than ever. What a travesty on our boast- ed civilization. To-day the greatest nations vie with the greatest savage in his methods of killing and his lust for blood. Some few years ago, one of the foremost writers of sensational novels said: Civilization is merely skin deep. Let a man punch you on the nose and see how quickly the &nbsp; &ve comes to the surface. LNo need in this war to get that punch on the nose. It only requires that a man expose himself for a second for a dozen rifles to speak in the effort to &nbsp; wipe out another li...
Tempy Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 20 December 1916
Tempy Topics. Hay carting is just about finished. Nearly every farmer has enough hay to do him until this time next year. This week will see the strippers and harvesters going in full swing. &nbsp; There are a good few new machines here this year and intending buyers are doing a good deal of criticising. On Mr. H. Boschert's farm is to be seen one (of the best crops in the district. It looks like a nine bagger. If you ask him how it's done he will tell you. The Tempy Tennis Club is offering a reward for a fine looking player who has been absent for some weeks. A honeymoon takes time.
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 10 January 1917
7• o, •- : L?cal and General. ".ih-i ?L!!?bt saving idea duly came -, ,°-ie A" oo. New Year' Day, !: it:;h_ bi4 centres is much appre i, hilt it makes no ditlerence to farm', who still sends his bar tir,~,: hiens arouid as lon as :can -ee. Th& inevitable careless s'c-ntmir-ded iudividual missed a in thrcugh not altering bis time ce hut will probably balance t~his hbeins an hour early on March 296, en the clock must be put back that iod. c-:rinc anomaly under the Li seS Reductiou Act is apparent~ at pular health resort. Three hotels e were recently delicnensed and pensa5ation paid, buht at the next ag, of the liceosing court, these ethree ho~uses were granted wine s-es. Verily "the law is a hass." The Christmas and New Year holi days passed off very quietly in the district. Everyoneis anxiously 'usy takingcffthe crops, and thus have little ,time for holiday relaxation. That will come later. One of our exchanges will he get ting himself disliked. In a recent issue he stated th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 10 January 1917
[ DENTIST?'Y.] J. W. BROWNBILL, MILDURIA .S:N MARYBOROUG-H. SRecorded by the Dental board of Victoria.) Zii! visit Ouyen the Third Wednesday every month, and may be consulted at Walsh:s Commercial House. (rr s.-Corner Langtree .Avenue and ihth Strect, iildura. !??, ~·r .o, .: ??.:? -:TL`X, _' ednrecdayss a iic":-. J.lB . WESTPS OuveL' Coe Pakn SB,. A RALTER AT RIL STER , QUV urrr-vils 'isit, ef'ery alternate T hureday. .A: ; 5 . r? i?. F rS -ED e adNerBe n xedncz s 5uei -' ? . v ?.; n nieth i to a sal'hgeL -,: i'n, othe ri ers, At' ..r. cotid. tr.nxrAr'sfr ee.. rdo1n rents. :Te I For ielortgage Deazd (- a may b paid ofS on any half .-- . v d"v.y sboiect to a small charge i within the first five years, but -o-nanl a&t-r five years. Fa;_;e be obtained at any branch tl' =t:t, Satirngs Bank, or ay 'riting Te Inspector Genersl, BI T JE SAVINCS BANK r..izabeth-St.o Melbourne. (Late of Sydney.) rE.R of Voice Production and Singing. ~~'~~'Sc~ ~ •R~T""` ~"" i geand Fancy Dancing. 11 ...
Another War Loan. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 10 January 1917
. Another Wrar Loan. The prospectus of a further issue of the Commonwealth War Loan has now been announced and the particn lar?Siappear in our advertising'columns todky T.h will he.seen ti3at the terms of -he Loan are again liberal, an ad di?,o?:at attraction being that a defi :- now;qr~~,~_)Sn~ ~ :j:up r~mbodted' :l ne :prospec us that moneys inves ted' in this loan wif be exemnpt from rthefoperationa-oEk-rhe wealih leetyIn stagnentit ioqtead or beina p ayble in -fou?.adctiunts have on this occasion been eitendeld over a term of 10 monrths payaoleat a the rate of 10% per month, and tLis modification will no 4ndoubt .mnet t'he convenience of maiy investorq. On the other hand, pe le who wish to do so mvy pay up ' ff?iIl immeditely, receivin- an 1ext15/0%/ interes:. The British Go verimeot bha reoue~ted the Domini-. onsqo tfinance themselves as far as o. iieprovr?d'ng money for equip'. prnand"mazotiaGrno soldiers at nt,"nd it is the patriotic daty ?f Iwho have funds at their dispo sa!...
Australians In Belgium. Y.M.C.A. SERVICE WITH THE TROOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 10 January 1917
Australia~ns I Belgium. Y.t.C.A. seaVIce Wtrrs rEa TRIOO'S. reporfin to the National Commit tee of the Y.M.C.A., I[r. Frank E. Wright, a military secretary on sec vice with the Australian froops,writ:es from Belgium : "I aa with the Se cond line of troops, a position which. t ouches the three tines and reaches the whore o- the men. Our quarters. are in three strengthened cellars be neath a pile of debris and tottering, riddled walls. This isl n a once beau tiful and f:amous, but now ruined and desolate cisy. From the rear I get a daily supply of. French breed and rolls, and sweet buns, and also the London diaiiy papeirs ~ ich I supply to the men in the trenches 48 hours later than .London sales. ' The nu merous needs of the soldiers are cate red for at our canteens. From ourt circu'a ng Jib -aty the men take looks. to their dugouts; Paper, envelopes, and ink are distributed free over the c6unter, and drinks are also given gratuitously. A place I have arran ged among the ruins for co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 10 January 1917
THANKS. 31:'. G. .ill, ,n behalf of .Pte. G. Gill; te:~ners Sincere tlhanks to the friends who attended at the farm on 5th inst., and so kindly took tile crop off, especi;lly Messrs "Trewin, Penziy, Dnthie. Weir, Harrner, J. GI:,. f'iezffer, Gerlorf, andt Langhore, a:ll of wiem .ent te:ans; and to all who assis ted. se marterially. TANTED to let, one thousand agas of wheRat to be carted to Galah. AIbert Bugge, Olnyen. • -OR1 S:ale, secondhahl Stripper (R~Ly F aind Milar) in perfect working order. £10. Apply James Pryse, yan. W ANTED to sell, two dranght ho?res., also Peterin-.iwinnower, ; a!most new. ,pply J: H. IHunnt, Ouyen. -1TANT'ED, experienced strippr driver 'V fare paid. J. Cramp, OCLrwarp. . ENDERS FOR PURlCHlASE OF A SELF SOWN CROP. Tenders are invited for the purelhaie of .abo. two hundred elcres of self-swn crop -'rowin, on Crown larinl.%, dllot. 24 ]iovr ode. renders cnlxVt b? addressed to U. F. M 'Intyre, L:tiliff of (rowln ;lands. "Fehdrr. cdlo-c Januarry 15th, 1917. T...
The Drowning Season. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 10 January 1917
The Drowning Season. The Royal Life Saving Society is desirous of having c!asses formed in all country twnsm throcghout Victor ia and with this object in view the So ciety is anxious to get into touch with members of the public who would teke i rinerest in the work by for mring'Life Saving classes this season. I sh?41 be pleascd to forward liters- ture free to alli who applv, including pictrial postcards giving tbhe various methtds of release and rescue meth ods of the Society. Drowning acci dents occur mostly duriong spells of pleasure, in the sea, the broad river, the rook, the creek, or a :tiny pond ; no age, n:uo set, no class of sdociety oc oocupaotion is free from this possibi lity. Durinig ~the past 10 years ·the total deaths from drbwning in Vieto ria reached 1498. Yet this stat~ of affair is avoidable, and everybadi can i'ake it so if they will devote a little time to the methods of the ]Io y! Life Saving Society. the promo tion of the knowledge of life saving from drowning...
Fires At Ouyen. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 10 January 1917
Fires At. Onyen. Shortly after 9.30 on Monday aight, when people were beginning to wonder \wh:t sort of a night's sleep they would get, the long dres ted cry of "'Firo" rang out, followed promptly by the ch.n?giog of the bush fire brigade's alarm. There was no need to ask where the outbreak was, for dense columns of smoke luridly lit up proved Mitchell street to be the locality. The building so thor oughly doomed was a cottage of four rooms recently removed from St. Ar naud and reerected by Mr..Nitschke on the block near Mr. A. J. O'Lough lin's residence. Although a timely bckeIt of water--had it been avail able-would have prevented the dis as:er, it soon bec.tme apparent that no human power could save the buil dinz, and all the crowd could do wzLs to secure as far as possible, the out buildings of Mr. O'Loughlia's premi ses. The hushfire brigade turned out very promptly prepared for any out break of grass fire, and later in the night, as a precaution, the grass on tbhe northern fro...
An Ideal Holiday. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 10 January 1917
An Ideal Holiday. !8 That was wha= iL tnrned ou:, hut the start was by no means encoura ,gingo;- Leaving Ouyen by our orne daily, the nerve wearying and long ride to Melbourne commenced. The crowd was not too great, and fortu nastely the courparment comun con:t~eu rati -·:tiguR u tible was, true a tohm4Ettpiine p.. G 1atzon of'the SO odd -ours. ~ th~ padkog had Ibeen attended t6; fa minutes' rest, and th?n to vie ?vr gre~t city in its holiidy mood, for' i is Christmes Eve so fir as tl~e.6bpp-. and pnter and mater are' oncedrrnd But the impressions will: never he made known. Why ? Wel, :si.mt? because they weren't made. ::.Ths few moments were-taken ad3vant~a? f by \lorphas, and when he ret sed his grip the midmghL h:houni passed. Sorry if yoar~?;idlisappi ted; but there's the fct: To it train at 6 j metna rie~ikc thli f I room early, but it is accomplished, and the goddess of Chance is kindfor -the first tram is Jtsh. tollig- dotow Bourke street, a nd wi the duina in one hand and ho...