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Tea Meeting at Goulburn Weir. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 18 September 1914
Tea Meeting at Goulburn Weir. |J''rom Our Correspondent). j Wednesday morning broko with a strong, ' cold south wind, which continued without ' abatement until the cvoning, whon a fow showers of rain fell, and tin's sudden ! change, coming so soon after thooxeced i inglv Hiiltry weal her wo had been experi encing, made it rather unploasant (or those I who wero talcing part in tho tea meeting. • However, tho Weir folk aro not to bo daunted by such minor difficulties, and cach set to work in such a wholo-hoarted and I zealous manner that, hy C o'clock tho hall i wan transformed into a wondrous scene o£ I beauty. Tho tables looked superb, and tho : docoralions were most picturesque. No. 1 i table, under the supervision of Mesdamos R, Miller, •M'Lcod, and Farris, looked ex ] eccdingly pretty, being decoratcd with red , carnations. Table No. !!, presided ovor by i Mesdainos W. Day, W. J. Day, Gregory, M'Millan, and Misses A. Day, Wheeler and Kwart, was artistically decorated with I everl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 18 September 1914
The *"1"11 TO STAND TlliS SHASON AT N AC. AM 11113, And Trtivol tlio Surrounilinu Districts, TUB TliOTHNC, .STALLION, TOM ALMONT. it) A l.iTIO.V'r, C'litiiHltion of llic World. TOM ALMONT is ft dark bay risiiiK !> years, sLmiiling over 1G hands liigli, nnil very fust. Utother of Alniont juii., Smiles, 5 32, lUiolicsB of Alniont, No .'I in Ciitiilojjuu" niul Imlf-hrotltcr to Duoliosa of l.'otltsoltiM, •') miles in Allertoii unci Uuily Hcnpur. KonluJ 10th Nov., 1!K)">. lliR siie, Almont 2.1:2 I//Hit (No 11!) in Ciituloguo). Dnni, tlie lluolicss, 'J miles in 5.8S (enleietl in New Zenlnntl Stud Book imge 31) by lleilin (374 imported Amotion!! trottoi), aiio of Calista, i.llU. l'rauliMi (iliim o! tViln, 2.13 ; Tliu Heir, 'l.'lii ; Franx, 2.2ii; nnd Kreileriek, -J(i. l'liellu (dnni of Almont, 2,12 ITitli, Picnio Putin iinil Belmont .M.), "nd (.ionernl Trnooy 2.i)l, sire of I'oldiewood 2.18, \Vitliin(;ton 2.22, Victor 2.24, 2nd dnni, Nellie, by Slmles; 3rd dnni it thoroughbred mure. ...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 18 September 1914
CORItESrOMtF.XCE. "I suffered for a Ions Uuie -with se vere pains in the luck, over the kid- ' ncys, and under the shoulder blades, and back of my ueclt. My back be came so lame that it was with dlfll culty I could move about. I suffered thus for many weary months. I tried various :idver:i£.Ml remedies, which failed to give me the relief I sought, until Warner's Safe Cure was brought to my notice. 1 took that medicine with marvellous result. In a short time tile pains and aches hail all left me; 1 am now in good health. 1 also suffered a good deal from Itiieuniat isni, but the Safj (Jure has also era dicated all symptoms of thatcomplalnt from my system."—l'Yom Mr. U. Da vidson, bootmaker, 62 Comiuercial 1 road, Prahran, Vic. ' "I have been tiding your Safe Cures for twenty-six years, and have found theni most benellcial, in fact Warner's ; Safe Cure cured one of my daughters ' of dropsy at til.- a;;c of thirteen. She is now a heah'iy woman, with a f.mi . Ily of five ii.'aUhy eh Idrc...
The Countries of the War. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 18 September 1914
The Countries of the War. Under the auspices of the Nagambie Branch the Red Cross League the Rev A. H. Tolhurst delivered another of his highly interesting lectures on Friday even, ing last relating to the scenes of the Euro pean war. The hall was well filled. With the assistance of the lantern, which on this occasion was operated by Mr A. McPhee, scenes were thrown on the screen in which the audience manifested the greatest in terest, and with the pithy, and, at times, humorous remarks of the Rev. Tolhurst, the entertainment was voted an excellent &nbsp; one. Views of Berlin were first shown, including the Lutheran Cathedral and the Exchange. Wiesbaden, where the Kaiser preaches his own sermons, and has plays &nbsp; of his own writing produced, was of great interest, as also was the Greek Church, the interior of which is painted with pictures, with an enormous eye, representing the eye of the Almighty, in the tower and wherever one moves in the Church, the Eye is on...
The Nagambie Times FRIDAY, SEPT.IS,1914. Local and General [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 18 September 1914
uhr FRIDAY, SHI"!'. 18, 19H. Local and- General t The friends of Mits Hilda M'Lcod will be glad to hour tli.it sbe is making satisfactory progress after tier recent serious accident. Mr Hodorick Ferguson, wlio lately dis posed of his property* at Tarconibe, and settled at Kilmore, is seriously ill. Mr C. Meredith llall, surgeon dentist, will visit Nagambio on Wednesday next, 23rd Sept., and may bo consulted at tho Valley Hotel from 10 a.m. till 0 p.m. Mr (t. M. Allen, surgeon dentist, of Euroa, who recently installed a permancnl surgery at Nurse Everett's Private Hos pital, is making regular visits to Nagambio on every Friday in each week. Mr F. G. Clarke, MJj.C., who has been confined to his room for the past two months owing to an nporation, is now con valescent. In the Legislative Assembly' on Tuesday bills were, agreed to authorising tho raising I of loaus up to £2,500,000 in London and I £8,000,000 in Victoria for expenditure upon public works. The Rev. A. H. Tolhurst will cond...
EUROPE'S GREATEST SOLDIER. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 September 1914
EUROPF/S GREATEST SOLDIER. Britain can proudly lay claim to the distinction of possessing in the person of Earl Kitchener, Europe's greatest soldier. Not only does he possess'a natural genius for wnr tac tics, but he has also received his bap tism of fire in Egypt and South Af rica. His career has been one of un interrupted success, and he is the most proved soldier in Europe." The length of the sole of the foot should be equal to one-sixth of the height of a perfectly formed mwn.
AUSTRALIA'S EASTERN MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 September 1914
AUSTRALIA'S EASTERN MARKETS. Australia might well be proud ot •he rare ability which has raised Nr. J. N. Morrison to the unique posi tion which he tills as the Political I Adviser to the President of tlu Chi- I nese Republic. His suggestions re- j yarding the expansion of Australian trade in China are enlightening. "It seems to me that there should j be in China a Mich Commissioner for j the whole Commonwealth," he Rays. • ".lust now, so far :>r- 1 know, th?re j ;s only uno State Commissioner, Mr. j •J. H. Sutton, of Nov: South Wales, who represents that State in * Inn, Japan, ar.d the Ph lip;>'no Island;, i •emember that Victoria had Mr. Sin ;lnir. Hat tirrp o:;gh». 1 think, to ;>e an accredited representative of all Australia, who would have a prop r position at IV\in in relation wi:a the lbit.ish Legation there—a proper lfiicial position. The possibilities of trade in China : ire enormous, and for the tirst time there seems to he every prospect of a preat opening up...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 September 1914
CLEAN TEETH ' Ensure Good - - j Health ! | 1 T\LKSS the 'IVi-lli are rt'^nllni'ly eleainnl with n proper Antiwptic Dentifrice, they Kvonn' iiJo.il harbours for dangerous bacteria, po small tlmt many , thomnnds would not oowv n pin's ViOf\\\. ] but deadly in their notion on tho whole J eyslom. besides earning dcCay of tho too'li, they are carried along with tho food into tho system and eau.-o more UMionlth ■ than they are given credit for. Tho fiirt tlmt " Toothbrush 2>rill is pnrt of tho eurtiou'um in tunny schools shows tlmt sfimn educationalists are awnro of this Now, yon know it, ioo. ; WOULD YOU UKK TO KNOW HOW TO VKKSICRYK YOUR TKKTH ? How to keop them whito and good for CALL IN AND ASK A. SHAW, PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMIST, High Street, XiiKnmbir. UP TO DHTG jewellery I UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT. Everything You Require Tn the line of JEWELLERY ami plated ware May be obtained from J Alfred & Co HIGH STREET, Nagambio. We carry a large stock of Jew-; ellcry and Electroplate, and ...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and Regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 September 1914
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "Tlio Common wealth" is used i«i connection with theso rates niul ronnlHtions it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Islund.j hKTTUKS. for every J ounce or fraction thereof. l*'w delivery within the Common wealth 0 1 For delivery in the British Km piro 0 1 For delivery in the New Hebrides, Banks, am) Torroi islands .. 0 2 For delivery in other places .... 0 -J LETTER CARDS. For delivery within the Commonwealth: Single, 1&lt;i. each; reply, Id. each hall. For delivery in the British Empire (seo list of places under "Letters ')—Sin gle. Id." each. Kw delivery in New Hebrides, Ranks, snj Torres Islands Single, I'd. each. For delivery in other places— Single, i?id. each. POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with tho Id. namp, and Reply or donhle cards, each halt' of which hat the Id. stump impressed thereon, may be transmitted to pmces within the Commonwealth, and I" tlioee places, enumerated under .kferF," to which letter...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 September 1914
C0AUUL1NK - KL1NX — TENAS». I TINE—CmueiiU fur. Urtmkuni!#,, uuuu. ' cturiiigp hrpoaes, eto. Gregory's "WAHPJNG- STOEES. Spring and Summer Goods. A Fine Collection. SUITS to Measure. Como and Iimpoct our Now Pattern Books. All tliu Latest Styles Shown, Suits to Measure from 35 s. "Wahring Stores. ORDER Your Suit at once ! Ne w Spring and Summer Patterns have arrived, including the very latest Colorings. CALL AND INSPECT PATTERNS. Tony Orpwood, **+* VAILOS,- . AG AMBIE.^
The Echuca Seat. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 September 1914
The Echuca Seat. The district voturuing officer (Mr Black) on Tuesday miide the official declaration of tlio ])oll for Ecliucu. The returns were com plete 011 Friday last, but the de claration was postponed to suit the candidates, The total votes recorded ivore— Palmor'(Libcrul)' ... }G,SO,"i ■ Oourioy (Labor) ... 12,053 Majority (or Pulmor ... -1,752 Mr Palmer, in returning thanks to the electors for the fifth time, and in moving a vote of tlmuks to tlio returning olBccr and his staff, said tliat tlio olection machinery had worked woll and smoothly. He recoguisod that the will of tho majority must be givoa effect to, and that iu tlieso critical times the Government must bo givon every assistance iu manuring the affairs of Australia. As representative of the whole divisiuu lie would en deavor to do bis duty to all aectious. Mr Jattics Uourloy socoiided tho motioij, luiil thunkod those electors wlio hail givou him suck a large voto. lie thought that.tho pooplo would bo so well satisf...
The Nagamibie Times FRIDAY, SEPT. 25, 1914. Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 September 1914
£ltr fjUjaiubu Jimrs FRIDAY, SEPT. 25, 1914. Local and General. A meeting of the friends of -Mr A. G. Lester will be hold iu the Mechanics' Hall to-night (Friday), at 8.30 o'clock. Mr A. French, surgeon dontistrwill visit Nagainbio on Saturday'and Monday next, and may bo consulted at the Valloy Hole]. The annual meeting of'the incinbet* of tbo Nagambio Turf Club will bo held At M'Donald'a hotel on Thursday evcainc next, at 8 o'clock* A disastrous fire occured at the Melbourno show grounds on Tuesday afternoon, where by a grandstand aud about 30 kiosks and exhibition rooms wero burnt to tho ground. 'Ffce darnago la estimated at £13,000. Recommendations mado by the Price of Goods Board that the highest 8&lt;&ipg price of wheat should to 4s Od, flour £10 10s per ton, aud bread 7d a 4lb loaf, were aooepted on Wednesday by tho Stato Cabinet. The Railway department ia iuvitiug tendora, returnable on Wednesday next, for the pucch&sc and removal of the old cool stora...
Avenel Races. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 September 1914
Avenel Races. The spring meeting of the Avenel Turf Club will be held on Tuesday next, and promises to be most suc cessful, as the entries are large. The course is in spleudid order and the arrangements, as usual, are in the hands of Mr E. Holloway, president, and Mr A. E. Planck, secretary. A special train will be run from Melbourne. The follow ing weights have been declared :— Handioap Hurdle Ruco. Two miles.— Goldfish 11.9, Puzzled 10.9, Glen Slat}' 10.0, Maniple 10.-I, Priunor 9.12, Eubalona 9.9, Ancona Boy 9.7, Boyco 9.7, Lloyd 9.5, Borry Jerry 9.5, Aramain 9.5, Goulbura Queon 9.0, Q.E.F. 9.0 Trial Handicap. Six furlongs.—Princo HaufcO.O, Lord Dale 8.(i, Kind Lady 8.5, Mario Black 8.1, Flow &.0, Watergate 7.10, Lady Trilock 7.7, Redstone 7.5, Budgoreo Value 7.5, Corryong 7.0, Nonegh 7.0, Bob L. 7.0, Trcntauremi 7.0, Hardy French 6.7. Avouol Handicap. Ouc milo.—Blaolmut 9.11, Lady Jano 9.0, Little Friar 8.13, Baldoylo 8.7, Lord Donman 8.0, Arioso 7.13, Gnarbluo 7.12, Fow...
Clement Wragge's Forecasts. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 September 1914
Clement Wragge's Forecasts. Iu view of the great reliauce placed by many in the accuracy of Mr Clement L. Wragge's forecasts ' we have been asked to publish the following forecast made by him when lecturing at Nagambie on 19th February, 1912:— Seasonal forecasts for Australia as a "hole and not local (modifiedby physicalgecgrapby and proximity or otherwise to tho sea). 1913.—Rainfall under the average, but with intervening rain due to lunar tides. 191-4.—Ditto, but better. 1915.—'Approaching normal; 191G to 1920.—Good years ; probably too much rain aud somo heavy floods. 1931 and 1922.—Falling off. * 1923 and 1924.—Decidedly bad J,drought. 1925.—Improving. 1926 to 1930.—Generally good.
The War Generals. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 September 1914
The War Generals. Tliose who assert that this is tho day of the young man, that a man is " loo old at forty," aud the rest of il, miiy bo induced to modify their views by noting the ages of the principal generals engaged in the present war. General Joft're, tho Commander-in-Chief of the Franco-British forces, is 02 ; his principal subordinate, the dashing, smashing General Pan, is four or live yours older ; Sir -John French is (52 ; von Klnek is 08. These veterans present in this respect a striking contrast to the leaders of the Napoleonic, era. Napoleon himself was only 20 when he was placed in command o£ the army of Italy, aud only ;)0 when ho won the battle of Marengo. Ho was not 40 at Waterloo, and most of his brilliant cluster of marshals were about tho same ago as their illustrious chief. Wellington, his groat antagonist, was only a few mouths older.
The Sugarloaf Weir. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 September 1914
The Sugarloaf Weir. The intautiou of tho Water Commission to procced with the construction ol what is known as tho Sugarloaf scheme on the Uppor Goulburu is viewed with satisfaction by the settlors ip the irrigation districts thbsch#m&lt;! will boooiat. Tho proposod dam will bo a rook-tilled dam with reinforced concrete oore wall, and in addition a clay core wall of substantial dimensions. Tho total height will be about 130 feet, and the width on base about 5G0 foot. Tho foundations are good, and tho ! work, apart from ita magnitude, presents no unusual engineering difficulties. The estimated cost, £400,000, will, it ii believed, oovor all contingencies. In Novembor, 1019, tho Couuuisaiou sub mitted a proposal for a reservoir at'the Sugarloaf site which contemplated jpakiog full use of its possibilities.' This re&ervqip when completed would hold. 720,000 acre feet, and was estimated to ooat £1,100,000. The proposal contemplated buildiog it m two stages, Tho flrat wou...
The Corricks. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 September 1914
The Corricks, The favorite Corrick Knteitaiiiers are once again visiting Nagamhie, appearing in lite Mechanics' hall on Tuesday evening next, Sept. '29t.li. Their performances are still re membered with pleasure, and on this visit a completely new pro | gramme of musical and artistic ex cellence is announced. The Cor ricks' entertainment is of a high class standard and most popular J with all classes. The new organ chimes will furnish a novel perfor mance of great merit. Miss Klsie Corrick is regarded by musical critics as a lyric soprano vocalist of high class, and her sisters and brother are all front rank musicians. Mr James Caldwell is a fine baritone vocalist, whose vocalisation was greatly admired the last time the company visited here, whilst Mr Max Merry has won favor every where as a clever aud versatile comedian. Prices are announced at 3s, 2s and. Is, whilst seats may be reserved at Mr Jenkin's without any extra charge,
Valedictory. [Newspaper Article] — Nagambie Times — 25 September 1914
'.Valedictory. The Netlierby correspondent of tlie Nliill "I'ree Press" writes:— "A valedictory social was licld in the local Mechanics' hall on the 23rd ult., for the purpose of mak ing n presentation to Mr H. C. j Thomson (who lias been transferred to TnbillO recognition of the' efforts he has put forward during ' the last three years to improve the different public institutions he has , been connected with while in charge of the local school, viz., the State | Scool, Mechanics' Institute, and Netherby cemetery. Various people , who have had the privilege of seeing the school are lotid in their praises ; for the state to which Mr Thomson ' has brought it both inside and out. j The local hall, when he was elected i secretary, was in debt; to the extent of about .€-10. During Mr Thom son's regime, £A2 have been spent in books, £133 in the erection of a new room, repairs, painting, etc., and the total receipts have amounted to about .£169 for the same period. This time last year the ...