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SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. Some people never get higher than a towering rage.—Ashley Sterne. The only thing most people ever achieve is old age.—Sam Stimson. They who never kick are but too apt to become footballs.—J. Mitchell. There are lots of people we know not wisely, but too well.—Charles Leedy. It's easy to run into debt, but.hard to crawl out even at a slow walk.— J. D. Rockfeller. Some girls celebrate the anniversary of their birth by taking a day off— the more popular idea, however, is to take a year off.—Nathan Levy. Men, like watches, are judged by their works.—P. Morton Howard. Anything that's worth doing at all is worth overdoing.—Keble Howard. You shock a good woman if you make love to her, but you disappoint her if you don't.—Anon. The telescope is good for star gazing but most of us prefer a pair of opera glasses.—Charles Leedy. The only difference between wit and impudence lies in the size of the man uttering it.—Estelle Klauder. A Royal Commission is like a b...
Football, [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
Football, The first .-match ol- the Ovens Association • for the season will be played on Saturday* - at Whorouly, between the home team- ..and Myrtleford. The following will represent a - Myrtleford J.. Clancy, M: Seymour, J. . Mummery, E. Ledger, W. Ingamells, Matthews (2), D. M'Fadyen, E. Peverill, "■ T. Reid, J, .Quinlivan, H. Milne, L. Knight, Gr. M'Guffie, Turner (2), W. Gundy, W. Radcliife; emergencies, T. M'Keogh and R. Lowerson. Drag will leave at 12.45.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
Me &lt;3&ydbfatd ©lloii' ■ AND WHOROULY WITNESS. The Event of the Season! MYRTLEFORD TROQP, 16th LIGHT HORSE, ANNUAL BALL and SUPPER To be held in Moore's Hall, Friday, May 22, 1914. Double .Ticket G/6. Extra lady.2/. / Ltood Suppkr.——First-class Music. . '• Long Live the King." " Defence, not Defiance/ fc'qp. Q. M. Sekijt. "G-EO. FARLEY, - Hon. dec. Farm, Dairy & Home Industries Exhibition A MEETING- of the Committee, Prize • Winners, and all others interested- in the above Exhibition is-hereby called for SATURDAY, 23rd, at S p.m., in Rec'liabite Hall. Prize mrmey will be paid, v . . Mrs. E.. R. Sutton Y Rot M'Donald' > Hon. Sees. r R. N. Morrison ) -- Bright Waterworks Trust. ^ . CONSTRUCTION OF RESERVOIR. ^^'^C>IT1ENDER3,- addressed to the^.Gh;^£m.aii, J- returnable at noon on SATURDAY, 20th day of JUNE, are invited for the Con struction of an Additional Storage Reser voir, Pipe Line, etc. - Plans and specifications may be-•in spected at the Trust Of...
First Aid Classes. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
First Aid Classes. It is perhaps not as generally known as it might be that in con nection with the Young Men's Club several gentlemen are giving their time and knowledge gratuitously to instruction in first aid and several kindred subjects! Messrs Morsley and P. Mich .-Uy have alrea ly given j some preliminary demonstrations, and on Tuesday night Dr E. R. . Sutton gave the first of five talks and demonstrations wtiich .he has | kindly consented to deliver. On this occasion he dealt principally .with how to deal with fractures; in cases of emergency till,medical a'd ■was obtainable. By means of several specimens the doctor showed, th; position of the several bones of the b6dy, and detailed^what steps to . take in cases of fracture of- the col lar bone, the thiga,-the ribs, the jaw,, etc. He also gave somo-valu able hints in connection. with" the. stoppage of hemorrhage. Practical, demonstrations were given,, with 'Master Gresham Whitbourn as the patient, and each one. of those pre s...
Alleged Horse-Stealing. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
Alleged Horse-Stealing. On Friday night last Constable M'Keogh wap visited by a gentleman who came from Tallaugatta in a motor car, and stated he was in search of a Hindoo hawker who had stolen two horses, and whom he had traced along this road. The constable took a seat in the car, and the party proceeding along the Bright road overtook the hawker, From information elicited by Constable M'Keogh; it trans pired that the Hindoo had purchased the horses, paying a deposit, and had then sold 1- ^ them. The former owner was suspicious that the Hindoo was clearing out, and con sequently the pursuit followed. As the case was evidently on9 for civil proceed ings only, Constable M'Keogh negotiated ') V ' ■ . for a settlement, which was ultimately effected, the original owner of the horses "^receiving the balance of the purchase money. . ' Mr W. Connors' well known pony stallion, The Doctor (by Am herst* Jane) died at his owner's resi dence, Whorouly, last week. The Doctor was a great perform...
BRIGHT. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
BRIGHT. I From Our Correspondent, I Tuesday. | The final meeting of the Easter j Carnival subscribers drew a fair at* | tendance on Thursday evening. Mr j H. H. Manning, J.P., President, j occupied the chair. The balance sheet, duly audited, showed a sur plus on the meeting of £58 11/1. The chairman in moving its adop tion considered the result highly satisfactory, and expressed the opinion that the last gathering was certainly the mo$t successful held for years. Mr Hunt seconded the motion, which was carried. On the side of receipts the total return of donations and subscriptions reached £32 15/6. The entries yielded /33 19/6, sale of privileges £26. j The gates provided £62 9/, aud the concert /"44 4/. Various sundry items made up a total of £216 6/. The biggest item of expense was the prize list £92. kogs .c?st /13 6/3, printing and advertising accounted for £10 9/. The concert j cost £10 .10/, Band £o 5/, gate- j keepers and police £4 12/, catering j £4 11 /, labor £2 19/, regis...
Buffalo River Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
Buffalo River Rifle Club. — The annual meeting of the above .club was. held on Saturday night last, when there was a full muster of members present, and much en thusiasm was shown throughout the meeting. The balance sheet showed a good credit balance. The report stated that .trophies from Messrs Chas Dyson, J. F. Sanderson and A. Michelly had been competed for. Mr W. J. Moore won the former, and W. Gale the two latter. The thanks of the club was tendered to the donors for their trophies, and members hope some kind friend will present the club with something to. shoot for during the coming year. The club had shot several matches with adjoining clubs with success every time, which show; that the club has some good shots if they only stick to practice. Musketry was pro ceeding very well, aud the club ex pected to see every member shoor through his course this year. The election of office-beared for the year resulteid as follows Presi dent, Mr W. M. Reid; vice-presi dents, Messrs J. A M...
Junior Football. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
Junior Football.' A meeting of the Junior Club was held ou Tuesday night at Miss Lewis's dining rooms, Mr P. Mi chelly in the chair. The principal business was to. consider ways and means for improving the standard of play. The want of system and the necessity for training were dis cussed. Eventually it was decided that Mr W. Beach be appointed trainer to the club. It was de cided that a return match with the Bright juniors be played at Bright ; on Sat., Juue 6. The matter of the formation of a Junior . Association was discussed, and it was decided that the secretary communicate with •Bright and Porepunkah on the mat ■ ter.
Serious Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
' ' i mm Serious Accident. i Mr David Rae met with ah acci dent on Saturday afternoon lastv which resulted iu painful iujuries. He was driving a horse and dray on which was a load of about two tons of firewood, which he was deliver ing at MrsT. Lowerson'-', Myrtle street. Mr Rae got down to open the gate, and then went to lead the horse, a young one, through the gate. The animal made a rush and a swerve, with the result that Mr Rae was jammed between the d^ay and the gate post., Mr J. T. Mdore, who resides near by, hastened to the rescue and managed to extricate the unfortunate man, who collapsed to the ground^ apparently seriously injured. Fortunately, Dr Sutton happened to be iu his motor car not far away, and was promply in at tendance. After an examination he got Mr Rae into the car and drove quickly to the latter's home. On examination the doctor found that Mr Rae had been severely crushed, onfe rib being broken. However, the injuries were not as bad as anti cipated, "and the p...
Horses Die From Eating Wheat. PLAINTIFF RECOVERS DAMAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
Horses Die From Eating Wheat. P laintrfp Recovers Damages. A peculiar case was heard in the Melbourne Couuty Court on Mon day, before Judge Moule, in which John Hannon, of Swan Hill, far mer,1 sought to recover ,£209 from Alexander Duncan- .M'L,arty; of Tarraby, farmer, on account of the death.of four horses. Plaintiff's_ case was'that" defend ant wrongfully'left a waggon' load of wheat unprotected on the main highway, whereby' four horses of plaintiff, which ate the wheat, were killed. His Honor said that on Feb,. 12 plaintiff's-team of nine horses were on the highway. They had previ- . ously beeu left out unattended; for . nine years with safety. On this oc casion' the animals came across, a waggon . filled with w.heat which had been left on the highway unguarded by defendant. The - horses ate the wheat, with the result that four of them. died. MMLarty counterclaimed ■for the loss'1 of his wheat, but the claim must be dismissed. He found that, as a matter of fact, Hannon did not k...
State School Dangers. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
State School Dangers. Mr R. W. Armitage, district in spector, in'ail address at Tallan gatta, spoke very strongly against the practice, still prevalent in some schools, of allowing children to drink from vessels common to all ; of the " roller-towel," on which all and sundry dried hands and faces' after washing ; of the school slates, on which too many children worked; and, finally, of the absence from many schools of a simply-constructed incinerator, in which litter and luncheon papers might be safely and speedily destroyed. The com mon driuking vessel was, h'e said, undeniably as prolific a source of disease as the " roller towel" and a menace to the health of the child ren. Mr Tate's oft-quoted phrase, " The flora and fauna of the school slate," should at least have ridiculed I • that genii-laden ganger out of exist1 euce years ago. ~
The Bendigo Disaster. FAMILIES RECEIVE COMPENSATION [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
The Bendigo Disaster. Families Receive Compensation The directors of the Great Ex tended Hustler's mine, Bendigo, in which the disastrous explosion re cently occurred, offered ,£2100 in settlement of any claims that'might be made against them. The offer has been accepted, but there was some trouhle in regard to the alio-' cation of the mouey, as it was con tended that widows with children should receive larger sums than the dependents of single men. Eventu ally it was agreed to accept the offer as final settlement* as far es the company was concerned, and j the allocation was made as follows : , —Mrs Blair ^345, Mrs Campbell ! j£340, Mrs Thomas ^340, Mrs For ster ^330, Mrs Ryan ,£300, rela tives of Chinn ,£245, relatives of Mat tin ,£200.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
*9 t That is what you can save, and plenty of it! •:o: Where? ^ GcO. A. Ewart S Clothing Establishment The knife has been.used freely. Slaughtering Prices right and left throughout the Large and Varied Stock of CLOTHING, MERCERY, HATS, BOOTS, &c., &c. No Profits wanted, but Empty Fixtures. ■ • f, _ ' . . ... - I' ' This is a Genuine Clearing Sale for Spot Gash, So do not miss the Golden Opportunity of securing parcels of 8L3 "FOS^ LeSS than Wholesaie Cost Remember : My Stock does not consist of the hoardings of years, but simply the balance of New and Seasonable Caoods. Call in at once, and secure anything you may be in need of. Each article will show in Plain Figures the havoc 'wrought by my desire to LEAVE MYRTLEFORD, If you cannot make 'a personal visit, send your Order along, and if not thoroughly satisfied return-parcel, and. ■ in one v will be refunded. v GEO. A. EWART, Connelly's Building's, Myrtleford Pre SPnPQPIltC In Endless Variety , I I uOUIIld, NOW ON SH...
Porepunkah. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
Iplumv • ■ " * — Pore punkah From our Correspondent. Tuesday, j The number of children now at tending the local State School totals close on 120, and owing to the in creased number the old school building has had to be utilised. The School Committee has now received word from the Education Depart ment that the structure will be re paired and painted, which is neces sary. The local School Committee, which has always been to the fore in matters pertaining to school im provements, has decided to erect a shelter shed at a cost of ;£24. The committee has about ^12 in hand, and the Department has agreed to vote an additional ,£12. Plans are now being prepared, and. a com , mencemeut will shortly be made to erect the building. A piano has also been purchased, and will arrive this week. /; , s Word has been received by the Progress Association that the Rail way .Commissioners will pass through'here on Wednesday evening .and the committee has arranged a deputation to interview the Com missio...
Fancy Dress football Match. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
Fancy Dress football. Match. The proposal to hold a fancy dress football match in aid of Myttleford Club was warmly taken up. and considering all the circumstances arid the short notice, the turn-out on Saturday last was a creditable j one and created no end of amuse ment. An early start was made with the blowing-up of the mam moth ball kindly loaned by the Dun lop Rubber Co., through Mr W. Beach, of Mr J. Mean's Buffalo Cycle Depot. This was a more difficult task than some anticipated, and after motor pumps/ bicycle pumps and other devices were tried it had to be taken to Mr C. Mur ray's blacksmith's shop, where the bellows was successfully utilised. The monster sphere was then car ried to Mr M'Lean's establishment, where it was the wonder of all ob servers. Shortly after 2 p.m., the ball was hoisted on to Crawford and Co's inail van, and driven by Mr W. Radcliffe, with Masters Tom M'Donald and Eric Milne in cos tume and manipulating the drum, paraded the streets. The coach bore th...
A Fire Brigade. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
A Fire Brigade. To the Editor. Sir,—The " Dark Town Fire Brigade," or whatever it was sup posed to be, in the procession on Saturday should bring home forcibly to the business people in particular and residents generally what a boon a real Fire Brigade would be'in Myrtlefordv '.' Save Insurance," as was set out on1 the " reel,." is one aspect in which the matter might be considered, but another and much more serious one is the loss to pro perty, . .and perhaps of .life, that might be averted had -.we such an institution. Myrtleford has been remarkably free trom fires, but that is not' to say that it will always "oe so. I am sure we have anv num ber of young men who wouui volun teer their services in. the working of a brigade, and the discipline neces sary would improve .them in many \vays, besides filling up their spare time at night. Perhaps the Young Men's Club might deal with this : subject at one of their debates, and some means may be suggestedwhich will lead ' to the formation...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
For All Seasonable Requirements Come "to MICHELLY'S WINTER DRESS MATERIALS, k DRESSMAKING. A First-class Dressmaker is now in charge of our Workroom y Valid all Orders will Ibe ^executed promptly and in the Latest Styles.. Everything of Best Quality At Bedrock Prices Money Saved is Money Earned. J. M'LEAN Late of Coventry and Birmingham, England. The heart"of the Cycle and Motor World. Ride a Biuffalo Cycle Gonclusive Money Saver. I Defy Competition Pattern B.S.A. built for £8 8s. Od. Easy Payments Arranged. Genuine B.S.A. built to your order at| the knock-out price of £12 10s. 0 a. Be Insistent, v ' And when you kno v an article is ;best andt cheapest by pounds, don't |'lfet .persuasion war.p your better judgment. ! '/: In the Selection of a Bicycle . Say BufEalo, and mean it! Remember, no machine with the slightest pretention to the term" high ' ■" J grade;" can justify that title if, not built right. Give me your order,,^so^ buying direct from the maker and save DEALERS' PROFITS....
The Military Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
—————i—n— The Military Ball. All arrangements are complete for the annual ball in connection with the Myrtleford Troop of the Australian Light Horse to-morrow (Friday) night, at Moore's Hall. With good floor, good music by Wood's Band, and an excellent supper arranged for, all that is now wanted to ensure success is a large attendance, and this, we are in formed, there is every prospect of being forthcoming.
A Slight Mistake. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 21 May 1914
A Slight Mistake. Slie was . young and rather nervous, and when the precious baby was ill, she sent for the doctor hastily. When the servant told her he was down stairs, she carried the baby into the drawing-room and interviewed a sol emn young man, to whom she related various interesting details of the child's ailments! He looked worried and finally exclaimed. "I don't know much about such things, madam, being unmarried. Wouldn't it be better to consult a doc tor?" "But, aren't you the doctor?" "No, madam, merely the piano tuner!"