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WEALTH FROM WRECKAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
WEALTH FROM WRECKAGE. Does anybody want to get rich in a hurry? IE so, here is a recipe—'buy wrecks. A beach boat which cost about £200 to 'build was, after it had been run down off Yarmouth, sold for £2, and even that was obtained with difficulty, as seafarers do not like a boat which has once met with misfortune. Still a finer bargain for somebody was a schooner which ran ashore at Soutliport. It was actually sold for £1! Another splendid "deal" was made by a speculator who bought a wreck on the South Coast. He obtained from it nearly eighty tons of copper fittings and sheathing. This alone re turned him his money several times over, and yet he still had many tons of iron, fittings, rope, etc., besides a large quantity of copper sheathing out of sight. The success of such transactions ob viously depends on the- aibility to find a market for everything. And this is precisely where the specialists shine. Two purchases of a well-known dealer in wreckage and "waste" generally consiste...
THE LATE JOSEPH TOAL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
I THE LATE JOSEPH TQAL. In last week's issue, we briefly re corded the death of Mr. Joseph Toal-, one of the first settlers in Tallaugatta dis trict. The remains were interrod in Tal laugatta Cemetery on Good Friday, the funeral being numerously attended. The Rev. Father Bonnor, of Albury, officiated at the grave-side. The late Joseph Toal was born at Bel fast, Ireland, on 6th February, 1835.. When a boy, he went to Liverpool, Eng land, where be served an apprenticeship in the ship-building yards. He came to Australia as ship's carpenter in a man-* of-war, landing in Melbourne, where his father at the time kept the Liverpool boarding-house in Swaiiston-street. The Bubjoot of this notice first took a situa tion as cook, and afterwards worked for the . late John A. Wallace's step-father in-law, Mr. Monaghan. At the age of 20 years, he joined the Victorian Police Force. He was, stationed at Wbroo,. Rochester, Swan Hill, M'lvor, Bush worth, Echuca and Tallangatta; he built the first loo...
FORTUNES MADE FROM BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
FORTUNES MADE FROM BOXING. Interesting information is given in "How to Become a Boxer" regarding earnings of men who have won laur els in the ring. Packy M'Farland, it is stated, was discovered to have box ing talent when working at the age of fifteen in the Chicago packing yards. Before he had reached the age of eighteen he had taken part in no few er than eighteen professional con tests, all of which he won. He is not twenty-five years of age yet, but he has accumulated a fortune of about sixty thousand pounds. Battling Nelson, after twelve_vears of fighting had a bank roll of £407150, which grew pretty rapidly during the five years which followed until he re tired. Freddie Welsh, it is conjectured, has "tucked away more than £20,000," and George Carpentier, the French idol, has, though not yet twenty, put; aside somewhere near £20,000. The gross earnings of Jack Johnson 'between December 26th, 1908, and July 4th, 1912, are computed to be over £100,000. From the Jeffries con test ...
BRIEF NOTES AND COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
BRIEF NOTES AMD COMMEHTS, Valley picnio, to-day. ' I Devenisb butter factory destroyed by fire ; Tack, people agitating for a daily train service.. Roported that Archbishop Carr is to be created a cardinal. Owing to hot weather, the recent Adelaide Show resulted in loss of £281. Tallangatta Tonnis Club will hold a salmagundi social on 28th inst. Yf\ck. Shire Council taking Bteps to keep 'cbritr&otors up to time with shire works. Melbourne Grocers* Association is u slog-* : ging on" the prices of grocery commodities. , Movoment afoot for a boll in aid of the I Tallangutta Hospital. Meeting next Monday night. Mr. James A. Thwaites, son of Dr. Thwaites, ia practising as a dentist in Corryong. ^ I The beaded hand-bag, advertised in last "week's Herald as lost, has beon returned to this office. Preston laborer sent to jail for a month for brutally beating a child (girl) who was in his custody. I . Playing on a ace-saw at Upper Thougla school, George Fitzpatriok, 10, fell, off and...
Judging From Appearances. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
Judging From Appearances. When Shlmmerpate gave his little son Sammle • drawing-book, the lat ter gazed intently at the pictures of arms, legs, feet and heads on one of the -pages. "What do you think of it, son?" ask ed Shlmmerpate. "My word, father," replied Sammie, "it muat have been an awful explo sion." 'VThe New Magazine" is unique. For sixpence w > get several pages of il lustrations in tints, &lt;5t scenes and characters in the last popular 'London play. In this number (April) it is" "Hullo, Tango," and a great array of Illustrated stories &lt;by that popular authoress Olive Wadsley, H. P. Han shew, Randolph Lichfield, Sax Roh •mer, and many other well-known writers. There is a complete long novel entitled "The Devil's Corner," by Andrew Soutar, and many useful pages specially for the ladies and the home, embracing fashions, cookery, etc., under the heading of "The Wo man's Kingdom."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
WELSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The Weisbach Air Gas Ma chine is bo slm pie that a child can work it with impunity, Suitable for Lighting, Heat ing and Cook ing. We guar antee satisfac tion with all our Machines, and to prove this we will put a machine in for one month free of charge, and if not suit able, will remove same free of all sost to you. Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, 380 LONSDALE ST.. MELBOURNE, EVERY DAY more people ue proving thai h the best wishing preparation for blankets, flannels, *00Hexa and dainty fabrics. Lu* ii tclentific In Its methods. Lux coaxes rather than forces the dirt from the clothe*. Lux shortens the work at tl* washtub—lengthens the life of tin .clothes. WON'T SHRINK WOOLLENS. LEVER BROTHERS LIMITED. SYDNEY.
PARIS—A SYNONYM OF YOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
PARIS—A SYNONYM OF YOUTH. Paris when your skies are graying, ! how many of us know you? Do we know your Rue du Pont Neuf, with its silent melodrama under the dawning heavens—or do we know only the farce of your Montmartre? Do we see the laughter in dancing eyes in the Rue Mouffetard—or. in the revel of your Saturday night, do we see only the belladonna'd leer o£ the drabs in the Place' Pigalle? Do we know the romance of your" peoples—or-the -ro mance of your restaurateurs? Which? I wonder. Paris has changed. It isn't the Paris of other days, you say; and Paquer ette, little Easter daisy, little flower of France—little Paquerette is dead. And you are old now and married, and there are the children to look nut for—they're at the school age — and life's quondam melody is full of rests and skies are not always as blue as once they were. And Paris, four thousand miles beyond the seas Paris isn't what it used to be! But Paris is. For Paris is not a city—it is Youth. And Youth never dies. ...
TOWONG SHIRE COUNCIL. ENGINEER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
TOWONG SHIRE COUNCIL. I ENGINEER'S REPORT. Following are the more particularly interesting clauseB of engineer's report, read at . last mooting o£ Towong Shire I Council;— MITTA HIDING. I inspected culvert on Tabba Road, near Spring Greek turn-off, and recom mend that same be removed, and pipe culvert be substituted to carry any sur plus drainage water, as there is 110! necessity for large existing timber culvert at this place. The proposal to improve grade over Tabba Gup is not an easy one, and there are two alternatives:—First, to oarry road rouud by deviation, on a grade of 1 in 30 or so on river aide. Secondly, to improve present grade of 1 in 12 to 1 in I 18 by cutting into hill on upper side of road on both sides of gap. The first proposition is undoubtedly the better one, and would be a final solution of the difficulty, though increasing length of road perhaps half a mile and entailing some expense for purchase of road, or rather exchange of road. I would thero construction o...
Pluck in Defeat. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
Pluck in Defeat. A recent Socialist candidate said of his defeat: "At any rate we put up, we Social ists, a 'brave if hopeless fight. And now, in our defeat, we are as cheery as the traveller. He bought a ticket, and then, going out on the platform, said: " 'How soon does the train start?' " " 'Why, there she goes now,' said a station hand. 'You've just missed her.' "The traveller leapt on to the line and set out in pursuit of the train with all his might. But in two or three minutes he came trudging hack over the ties. "A laughing crowd had gathered, and the station hand said: " 'Well, did you catch her?' " 'No,' said the traveller; 'but, by jingo, I made her puff.'" "Cassell's" for Aipril—-the largest .magazine ;in the-world—is* just issued. T&ere is the same' wonderful value, the repeated -wonder of fine subjects arid favorite writers as In previous numbers. Warwick Deeping, Olive 'Wadsley, H. G. Wells, Radcliffe Mar tin, and a host of other well-known ! authors contribut...
OMEO TOPICS. [FROM THE STANDARD.] [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
OMEO TOPICS. [FROM THE STANDARD.! A.t a meeting last week, the direo tora of the' Omoo Butter Factory Proprietary decided to close the fac tory for the season from the end of March. The rain catne so late that most of the cows have been turned out, and, no. matter how good an autumn season we may have, there will not be auffloient cream to keep the factory going. ■ For a few months past it has been possible for Melbourne to be reached from Omeo in one day, by means-of the motor car service established by Mr. F. Nattrass between Omeo and Bairnsdale, and great was the joy of those who had hitherto had to put up with the slow coach service.' But, unfortunately, it has come to an end for the time being, as the following^ notification of insolvency will -show Francis Vant Nattrass, motor car pro prietor, Bairnsdale. Liabilities, £297 19/11 ; assets, £137/0/3 ; deficiency, £ 160/19/8. Causes—Inability to ob tain custom, caused by loBs.of motor car by fire, ■ -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
STATE SAVINGS BANK OF VICTORIA grantB LOANS ON EASY TERMS. up to three fifths o£ valuation. ON BROAD ACRES £2000 to £25000 ON TOWN PROPERTIES ; £500 to £25000 for a term of 3 or 5 years with option of paying oft a , portion on any pay day. Interest 5 per cent. CREDIT FONCIER LOANS up to two thirds of valuation. ON FARMS £50 to ,£2000. Repayable by Instalments spread over 30 years, with Interest at '5 per cent. Security may be either Freehold, - or Crown. Leasehold that could be made Freehold at any time on payment of the balance of Crown Rents. Loans may be granted for the purpose of purchasing the land taken as security, or paying off existing liabilities . thereon, paying Crown Rents, improving, developing, or carrying on the farm, purchasing stock, machinery, etc. ON, COTTAGES, VILLAS and SHOPS £50 to £1000. Repayable by Instalments spread over 19% years, with Interest at 5 per cent. No Charge for Mortgage Deed. Full information oh . application • to The Inspector General, . THE ...
OLD POETS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
OLD ROETS. If I should live in a forest And sleep underneath a tree. No grove of whispering saplings Would malce a home for me. I'd go where the old oaks gather, Serene and good and strong, And they would not sigh and tremble And vex me with a song. The pleasantest sort of poet Is the poet who's old and wise, With an old white beard, and wrinkles About his kind old eyes. For these young flibbertigibbets A-rhyming their hours away. They won't be still like honest men And listen to .what you say. The young poet screams forever About his sex and his soul. But the old man listens and smokes his pipe And polishes its bowl. There should he a club for poets Who have come to seventy year. They should sit in a great hall, drink ing. Red wine and golden beer. They would shuffle in of an evening, Each one to his cushioned seat, And there would be mellow talking And silence rich and sweet. There is no peace to be taken With poets who are young. For they worry about the wars to be fought And the...
OSTRICHES FOR VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
OSTRICHES FOR VICTORIA. A few days ago, a gooda ..train arrived at Wangaratta with;360 os-~ triohos loaded in 15 truoka. The birds were a fine lot,, and, despite the fact that they Jiad practically nothing to. eat for three days, were in good con dition. The consignment came from the ostrich farm at Ooonamble, New South Wales, and was en route for the Rochester district, where a farm is being established. It has been found that they do remarkably' well op lucerne, and plumes of superior quality are obtained from birds fed on "that fodder. It is .intended to cultivate lucerne extensively on the farm outside Rochester. The' con signment was valued at £15,000, some of the birda being worth ' £600 and £800. Plumes from these birds have brought up to £20 -and £25 each in London. At Ooonamble 520 birds still remain.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
Marriagts ETiliab— Ibvink.—On tho 8th of April, at '• Nurrabiel," George's Croek, Tallung atta, by Rgv. H. Curey, Presbyterian minister, Allen, fourth eton of Mrs. Hilliin, George's Cre«'k, to Sarah Frances (Toppy), elder daughter of Coutioillor and Mra. W. Irvine, of George** Croek. Deutlk. Toal.—On 8th April, at hia residence, Olive street, Albury, Joseph, beloved husband of Katherine Toal, and father of Joseph P. Toal; Mra. J. G. Smith, Collie, W.A.; Mra. Jas. O'Reilly, Butlioh ; and Essa Toal, of Morebining, W.A. Ago, 79ycurn.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
, Dalgetyand Co. Ltd. (Successors to Ciias. L. Griffith and Oo.) ALBURY, A N^OUNCE theft forthcoming Auction -£jl_ Sales for which cutties are now being received:— Thursday, April 16—Wodonga Horse Salo Thursday, April 16—Wahva Stock Sale. Friday, April 17.—Wool, Hides, Skin aud Produce Sale at Albury. Tuesday, April 21.—Wodonga Market. Thursday, April 23.—Walla Walla Stock Sale. Friday, April '24.—Germanton Market. Satnrday, April 25.—Corryong Market. Tuesday, April 28.—Albury Market. W-dnesday, April 29.—Clearing Salo of House Property, Horses, Wagons, Drays aud Implement^ &c., &o., accouut official a&si^nee estate of John Sauuders. Thursday, April 30.—Special Cuttle Sale at "Wodonga. Saturday, May 2.—Tallangatta Markeb. Tuesday, May 5.—Wodonga Market. Xu May—Tuonallook Estate, for Sale by Auction at Albury. Gerogery West Subdivision—Private Salo. Gevogery East Subdivinion—Private Sale. Agents for The Colonial Mutual Life As eurauce Society LtcJ. Wheat Stora...
The Herald. He [?] into a [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
■p owl ao-tjTi« - ? A sale of Crown lauds will be held at Tallangatta on Tuesday, 28th April, at 11 a.m., when will be sub mitted to competition town lots at ICoetong and Granya and a country lot in parish of Tangambulangft. The Standard reports ; — At the BenaJla Land Board, a witness, who was also an applicant for a block of land, claimed to be a farmer of- great experience. Ho led off with the statement, "I started farming when I was fotir yeurs of ago." It was suggested by the Land- Officor that ho could not havo gained much know ledge thon, and he was questioned as to the character of the work he per formed. The reply (which caused considerable laughter, although givon in all seriousness) was, "I was catch ing mice round the haystack. It was a great experience for me when I found out the absolute necessity of keeping mice clear of the barn." Despite this lengthy experience, another applicant was awarded tho block. At the Annual Commencement of the Melbourne University, held on ...
START. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 16 April 1914
START. There's art in a start. Every good thing has waited for years, perhaps for ages, and only for a starter. The good things In our life hare waited in the same way, perhaps are waiting still. The art of start is this: Just begin. "Don't wait to feel like it, for you won't. Don't wait till it is easier, for it never will be. > C If the thing ought to be done, start it, and start it now.