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Court Fixtures for 1914. The following sittings of courts wil be held in this district during 1914:— Supreme Court. BENALLA— [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 16 October 1914
Court Fixtures for 1914. The following sittings of courts wil be held in this district during 1914:— Supreme Court. BENALLA— Tuesday, October 20 BEECHWORTH— Tuesday, November 24 SIIEPPARTON— Tuesday, September 15 General Sessions. BENATvLA— Tuesday, September 1 Wednesday November 4, BEECHWORTH— Tuesday, August 4 Thursday, October 1 WANGARATTA— Thursday, September 3 Thursday, December 3 County Court. BENALLA— Tuesday, September 1 Wednesday, November 4 BEECHWORTH— Tuesday, August 4 Thursday, October 1 URIGHT— i j. Thl&rSdrfy1. Novetabtfr 26 CHIIvTBRN—
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 16 October 1914
sueuu33> $§i|J@piiiii j©i Acs pied asgjd 'QOWSAPJB UBUU90 9tn Suptooia Ladies. LadieS. is vour health causing you any anxiety, have you been disappointed in the non-appearance of baby, or arc you dreading an operation ? If worried from any of these causes we strongly advise you to consult tile highly - qualified lady representative of the "Natura" Health Co., Melbourne, on • her next visit to BENaI,I,A. She will be pleased to advise you regarding youi ^ ~ health, anil explain how good health may be restored to you by means of the wonderful "Natura" Home Treat ment, that has cured so many thousands' of women and girls. The advi-e will cost you nothing, and may snve you years of suffering. The visit takes place on TUESDAY. 27tli OCTOBER, when the Co's representative may be seen at the Benallu Hotel from 10 to 6.30. She will carry a full supply of medicines. Meanwhile send 2d. postage forj[ free Health Guide to Dept. BE1, Natura" Health Co., *9 Elizabeth Street, Mel bourne. Only Add...
A Merciful Shell. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 16 October 1914
A Merciful Shell. Busily engaged in the refrigerat ing chamber of the P. and 0. mail steamer Morea, which left Colom bo for London un September 23, Pi of. W. A. Herduiati is said to be inventing a new kind of explo sive shell, which will throw out a nauseating gas that will render un conscious for a considerable time all persons within effective range of the fumes. According to the Times of Cey lon, Prof. Herdraan, who is a member . of the British Scientific Association party returning from Australia, has bad a commodious corner of the refrigerating chamber petitioned off for his own private use, and throughout the voyage no one has been permitted to venture near. Professor Herd man believes that his invention will be a marked ad vance in the direction of bloodless warfare, and it is his intention to offer it to the British Government In the p'rtSent crisis.
Electricity or Gas. QUESTION DISCUSSED TV TRADERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 16 October 1914
Electricity or Gas. QUESTION DISCUSSED TV TRADERS' ASSOCIATION. In response to a circular sent out by the committee of tbe local Traders' Association, a fair number of traders and others attended at the Mechanics Institute on Monday evening, tbe principal topic being whether electricity should be sub stituted for gas .as the town's illuminant at the expiration of the present gas contract with the coun cil. Mr. W. Say (president) occupied the chair, and tbe Pre.M dent of the Shire (Cr. Mathieson) and Cr. Guppy were among- those present. The Chairman said he had com municated with a friend in Dande nong respecting the merits of electricity recently installed in Dandenong. Mr. Say put a number of questions to his friend, to which the latter replied as follow : What is the name of the company running the plant ?—Provincial Electric Develop Coy. What did it cost approximately ?—No idea. ' What voltage and sinpiersge is the plant capable of ?— 460 " or 230 volts," 55,200 watts P.S.—Wattag...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 16 October 1914
Business) Notices. Cyclists and Motor &lt;, Cyclists TRY— J. Dunstan, Cycle & Motoi* Engineer, BridgeSt, Benalla, For Any Class of Repairs. Light Turning and Fitting, Etc. Cycles Built to Order from £6 107. Motor Cycles from £55 10/. Prices Right. Workmanship Absolutely Guaranteed. Agent for Kdison Phonographs & Records GUNS REPAIRED. T. L. Willis, SADDLER, BRIDGE - STREET, BENALLA (Next Watts, Turnbull & Co.) The OUleit Established Saddler iu Beualla—over 60 years, All Descriptions of HARNESS Manu factured on tlie Premises, with BEST MATERIAL & WORKMAN SHIP, -- At IiESS thau CITY PRICES. Horses Carefully Measured and Fitted, Orders taken and designed. Riding & Hunting Saddles Agent for tlie BEST QUEENSLAND STOCK SADDLES. Good Stock on Hand. REPAIRS ~ | To' Collars, Harness, or Riding Saddles a Specialty. The Only Collar Maker In the North-East Saddler to I6th Ijight Horse. All work entrusted to me will be executed with neatness and go...
Bowls. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 16 October 1914
Bowls. The local bowling season was opeued in the presence of a good number on Wednesday afternoon, the fair sex predominating. The green was in excellent order, dis playiugcarefiil preparation. Mr B. BrigS-15! as president of the club, extended a hearty welcome to all on behalf of Mrs Briggs and him self, and then called upon the Presi , dent of llie Sbire to open the sea ■^n. Cr Matbieson acknowledged his appreciation of Mr Briggs' in vitation to be present to perform the opening ceremony. Personally he cotild not play bowls as he had al ways to earn his living. (Laugh ter.,) He looked upon bowls as a game of modern times, others con sidered it a game for old men. But from what be coald see it was one for young men as well. (H^ar, bear.) It bad come down from the ancients, too, for it was played in the days of Queeu Elizabeth. It was on record that Admiral Drake was engaged in a game of bowls when the Spanish Armada hove in sight. The famous admirai de termined to finish the bowls...
THE MARKETS. LOCAL MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 16 October 1914
THE MARKETS. LOCAL MARKETS. Messrs. Watts, Turnbull & Co. report having held their usual fort nightly market at the Corporation yards, Beualla, on Tuesday, 12th inst. O-ving to the bad state of the season, the yardi:;>j was light, und consisted chiefly of fat stock. The attendance of buyers was small, and competition was dull in all classes. Fat Cattle.—A large supply of only moderate quality stuff. Prices were as follow :—Prime cows, £6 10s to j&7 ; others, £5 lis, £5 19s to £&lt;i 5s ; light, good quality bul locks, made £8 9s ; light cows, £4 7s to £5 5s ; rough cows, £2 15s, £3 5s to £3 16s. Store Cattle were hard to quit at low prices. Cows. j£l 3s 6d to £2 , steers and heifers, 16s to ;£l ; poddies lis. Fat Sheep.—A large yarding of mixed quality stuff. The prices were in sympathy with the dull market and -showed a decline. Prime ewes made 13s 4d to 14s 2d ; light ewes, 10s, 10s 5d to 12s lid ; xb wethers, 14s 7d ; fat lambs, 9s lOd to 12s lid ; othe...
Fearful Cost of Wan. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 16 October 1914
Fearful Cost of Wan. It is stated on reliable authority that the present war is costing the combined nations ,£9.990 000 per day. The war of 1870 71, cost Germany ,£87.000.000 or ,£.'>16 500 per day.and cost France £76 489,000 or ,£312,000 per day. The enor mous war indemnity has to be paid in addition to this. The Bier war cost Great Britain £211,000,000 or i ,£220,000 per day. The Rus- | sian Jipane.se war cost Russia j ,£143,050,000 or ,£257.0 )0 p?r tlav. and cost Japan ,£121,400,000 ur ,£217,000 per day. Thus in 99 years the cost of war has increased j ,£361,500 per day.
Germany's Ten Commandments. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 16 October 1914
Germany's Ten Command ments. In Germany it is decreet! that with all good Germans the Vater land is first and the rest of the world nowhere. The following ten commercial commandments were some time ago circulated broadcast throughout the Empire. Let Australia ponder them as examples that it would not be unwise to follow :— 1. In all your expenditure, how ever small, never lose .sight ot the interest of your fellow-Germans and your fatherland, 2. Never forget that when you purchase a foreign made article, even though it only costs a pfennig you diminish the fortune or your country by your act. 3. Your money should onlv profit German merchants and German workmen. 4. Never profaue German land, German hou«es. German workshops by presence and use of utensils or machinery made by foreigners. 5 Do not eat imported food stuffs which do a wrong to. German agri culture, as well as injure your health and are besides free from sanitary inspection of German officers. 6. Write on German paper wit...
SALE OF SHOW CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 16 October 1914
SAIvE OF SHOW CATTLE. M. Q. M'Narnara & Co, report having sold ■ by auction on sacond day of. show, the whole of the entries in the fat cattle section sent in by Mr. M. Evans- of Lima East, consisting of the first prize winners both the open and locally bred sections with bullocks, and also the first prize pair in the open class. These cattle are all bred by Mr. Evan.c, whose well known Red Polled breed has already made its uanie amongst the leiding dairy breeds in the State, and which has been largely puichased by the Vic torian Government. Evidently these cattle are also beef producers, as the exhibits at the Benalla show proved. ' The whole of the cattle were purchased by .Mr. A. M'Nich olsoii, of Bridge-street, a' highly satisfactory prices to the vendors.
LAW RELATING TO NEWS PAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 October 1914
LAW REUHIVG 10 NEWS PAPERS. 1. Subscribers who do nu jfgiv express notice to the contr ry are considered as wishing to Continue their subscription. 2. If subscribers order the dis continuance of their periodicals, the publisher may continue to send them until Arrears are paid. 3. If subscribers refuse or neglect to take periodicals from the office to which they are directed, they'are Responsible until they have settled als to be discontinued. 4. If subscribers remove to othei places without informing the pub lishers, and 'the papers are sent to heir former direction, the sub crlbers are responsible. 5. The courts have decided that "refusing to take periodicals from the office, or removing or leaving them uncalled for, is prima facia evidence of intentional Fraud.' ' 6. If subscribers pay in advance for a periodical, they are bound to give Notice to the publisher at the end of the time that they do not wish to continue taking it, other wise the publisher is authorised to send on, and...
Trunk Telephone [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 October 1914
Trunk Telephone In connection with the trunk tele phone, the following rates arc to be charged for conversation be tween Beualla and other towns con nected :— Between Se.m.&7p.w, 7p.m.aSa.m First Add. First Add 3utin. 3 win. 3 tnitj. 3miii Melbourne ...- 1/10 1/4 lOi! 8d Seymour ... 1 / 91 6d 5d Euros ... 6(1 5d 4d 3d Violet Town 3d 3d . 3(1 3d Bu&lt;ldai;i»i>ie 2(1 2d 2d 2&lt;1 Wititou ... 2d 2d 2il 2(1 Gler.iownn ... 2d ■ 2d 2d 2d Wnngnrntta ... i)d 3d 4(1 3ii Cliiltern .. 6&lt;1 4d 3&lt;1 i Springhurst... 6d - 4d 3d Wodonya ... )/ 9d 6d ' 5d Beechwortli ... 6d 4d 3ti Wahjmnyah... J 9d 6d 5d Rutherjjlen ... «,} 6d 4d 3d Nouramnnga 2d 2d: 2d Goorambnt ... ?/i- 2d 2d 2d Devenish ... ?'* - 3d 3d 3d Thoona ... (&lt;' 5d 4d 3d Bunj;eet West 4-' 3d 4d 3d St Jauus .. 4d 3d 4d 3d I.*ke Rowan... 4d 3d 4d" 3d Tunsatjiah .. 6d Sd 4d . 3d VVilhy ... 6(1 5d 4d 3a Telford ... «d 6d 4(1 3d Yurrawonj-n... Sd 6d id 3d Sheppartoa . 1/10 1/4 10d 8 D...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 October 1914
C. D. LAIRD, --- AGENT, BRIDGE-ST., BENALLA. ' - .Agent for H. V. M'Kay's Sunshine Works I can supply you with all kinds of Machinery. The Sunshine PLOUGHS and ONE WAY DISC nre guaranteed to give every satisfaction. Sunshine Harvester Is so. well known comment is unneces sary. I Guarantee ALL MACHINERY, and buyers allowed trial before paying. Cash or easy terms. C. D. LAIRD, Bridge-street Why Should Women Suffer ? Old lime logic accepted it as a matter of cold fact tiiat women were iu"dr to suffer from girlhood to the grave. What -a monstrous doctrine. A book dealing with 'he matter of pain and suffciing a* affectinf; womenfolk, and wl i h tells how thousands have been restored by a ti ill Die home treatment to permanent health after yeers of pain, will be sent free to anyone who cuts out this ailvt . and send* it -to Dent A. 33, 1 Hdie>-' Col ege of Health, Plmi's buildings, 327 ollins-strn-t, Me bouriip. La-lies- visit tug the City ate cordially invited t" rail anil chat over h...
Phases of the Moon. August. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 October 1914
Phases of the Moon. ! August. First quarter, Friday 28th September. Full moon, Snturday Mb Last quarter. Sunday 13tli New liiooa, Sunday 20tli First quarter, Saturday 26th JOCTOHKR. Full uiood, Sunday 4th Last quarter. Motidnv 12th New moon, Monday 19tb First quarter, Monday 26th November. Full uioon, Tuesday 3rd Last quarlet, Wednesday 11th New moon, Wednesday 18th First quarter, Tuesday 24th
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 October 1914
TO OUR READERS. The editor will carefully peiuEe al communications sent, whether they lie in political; social, or other form, and they will be treated as strictly con fidential. All items must, however, be well authenticated, and from a reliable source. All communications will be acknowledged in the correspondence columns. Newspaper clippings are also accept able, and (acts about people such as deaths, marriages, social events, etc, ; in Sect ou all events, will be carefully read and, if suitable, published. We wish to make this journal as in teresting as possible, and you may help •us if you desire. Give us your opinions on the current topics of the day—they may prove of interest to our readers. Please write on one side of the paper only •
THE Benalla Independent. PUBLISHED ON TUESDAYS AND FRIDAY. "Stands close to all But leans on none." TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1914. Local and Genera! News. Pea Rifle Act. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 October 1914
THE Benalla Tttdepctidcnt. Published on Tuesdays and Fridav> "Stands close to all But leans on none." TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1914. Local and Genera! News. Pea Rifle Act. There is a clause in IhePpa Bifl Act which has been overlooked In youthful sportsmen, which makef it an offence for any person unde» 18 to " use diecharge, carry, buy or knowingly have in his possep sion a pea rifle or saloon gun ; the section provides a penalty up to ^10 in respect to any person con victed of having sold, given or lent such a firearm to a boy or girl under 18. The Diffcrenca King O'Malley, telle this story:—"When a boy I rai away from home. I was on i farm and my Yankee master usp&lt; to keep me at work all the weel and on Sunday when he was i» church singiDg, ' TeBUS Lover of My Soul/ he was watching m> through the church window oilinp his harness. A Fopulan Allowance Since the Maternity Allowance Act was pafsed there have beet payments in 255 922 cases, and o' these-Victoria is repres...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 October 1914
Business Notices. HERBAL COUGH 15ALSAM Has a bite with it which cuts away your cough as you swallow iti Pleasant to take, children do not refuse it. It has stood a test of 20 years. It is steadily, adding to its reputation. We receive orders from customers all over the couutry. It is always fresh and reliable. Tt will do you good. virron sw. (•Hi.v7.vT RVNAl I ;• j_> rr H L I C .K O T 1 C-E •IAS. KKMVY, Hegs to "notify the'public that he Hps I'iirclinsed the , x C 'RRYINfV KU&lt;MNHSK Ol" MR. ' vvrr!".'' ■ •' «iinj'' nt' t urelti \*ihiiiif>*( v&lt;u* • I ()r.lrrx • . ' I Tuni 't»* I I Ml r, 11 \, G s; O S O F" 7 For the HandBi IS a pure, genuine. Toilet preparatioi which removes nl) roughness and ma!" the hands pertertly smooth, soft wi" white. OSOSOP'T is quickly applied, n toothing and nourishing, and is lasting m its effect. There are no chapped hands when t.'SOSOFT is used. It is invaluable foi Wttpii.j; ilit band' pltmr ••ml. UiiMVimifc praise It hu-bh . P...
Victorian State School Teachers' Union. VISIT OF THE ORGANISER, MR. WM. BURSTON. FORMERLY TEACHERS' CLASSIFIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 October 1914
Victorian State School Teachers' Union. VISIT OF THE ORGANISER, ' MR. WM. BURSTON. j FORMERLY TEACHERS' CLASSI ■ FIKR. ' j '— ~ . 'I The Benalla brand) of the State School Teachers' Union tnet on : Saturday evening at the. Mechanics ' Hall. Mi. H A. Wilson (president] of the branch), was in the chair, and | introduced Mr. Unrston, who! addressed the teachers on matters ; of general interest to the profession. He appealed to I heir appreciation of the pood work that the iviion hail effected in the past and which it was now actively engaged in to secure benefits for the profession in the future. Continuing, he said to the women teachers at this momen tous juncture:-I strenuously recom mend immediate co operation to assist in securing from our Legis laturea permanent acknowledgment, and an instructional order to our Department, that in no case should classified women teachers receive Salaries less than four-fifths of those paid to men iu corresponding classes. I have perfect confidence...
Court Fixtures for 1914. The following sittings of courts wil be held in this district during 1914: Supreme Court. BENALLA— [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 October 1914
Court Fixtures for 1914. The following sittings of courts wil be held in this district during 1914: Supreme Court. BENALLA— Tuesday, October 20 ||j BEECHWORTH- . " ■« Tuesday. Novembtr 24 J SIIEPPARTON— Jf Tuesday, September 15 ff: General Sessions. BENALLA— Tuesday, September 1 - Wednesday November*4, BEECH WORTH— Tuesday, August 4 Thursday, October 1 WANGARATTA— Thursday, September 3". Thursday, December 3 County Court. BENALLA— Tuesday, September 1 Wednesday, November &lt;U BEECH WORTH— Tuesday. August 4 ° 1 Thursday, October 1 I BRIGHT— Thursday, NoVetaber 26>' '~i CHILTER^—
Benalla A. & P. Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 October 1914
Benalla A. & P. Society. There was a full attendance at the meeting on Saturday, with the exception of Mr, Turnbull, from whom an apology was sent. A complaint from Mrs Liggius, Yass, re industrial exhibits, asking return of entry fees, 1-ls 9J.— Letter from Goroke Agricultural Society, requesting co-operation in the nntter of protesting' against high freight charges for wool and. wheat.—Received, and co operation granted. —The President: Shipping companies are putting up freights, and what could they do. — Mr. Cleary : It will be better whcu.we have our own steamers. From Clydesdale Horse Society, re horses.—Received. From W. A. Woodruff, Director of the University, Jlelbourue, vet erinary school, as .follows:—In 1909 the Government of Victoria founded and equipped n modern veterinary school as pait of the University of Melbourne. The University was empowered to grant degrees in veterinary science aud since that time the school has trained and granted licenses and degrees t...