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BENALLA DIGGERS MEET MEMBERSHIP SHOWS INCREASE. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 July 1938
BENALLA DIGGERS MEET MEMBERSHIP SHOWS INCREASE. i:,• A?": j'the result of a drive to In S orases ita membership, the Ben ' t.alhl Biranch of the R.S.S.I.L.A. has n:ow 133 members This was die ,: ".: . be secretary (Mr A. W. Relecoe) at a branch meeting on ;Thursday evening of last week. Mr O. Mason presided over a largo attendance of members:. Correspondence was read from the Adjutant 8tLh'Light Horse, Inviting a team from the Leegue to take part In a shoot at theo miniature range on S*rs A. Box and H. Hose sack wer4; apppinted to select a team. Invitations,. we-re received from Wo;donga branch ,to attend their an ;nudll ball on Mon'day, 25th July, and from .Euroa'branch to attend' their annual golf day on August 28th. UNEMPLOYED DIGGERS. The secretary reported that he was preparing a statement for. the ,State secretary regarding the : number of -?.' .:local unemployed returned soldiers. ;. THE :FINANCI?L SIDE. m"ý t,; I . s i. . .-The secretary' submitted .'a state ment edcaling wi...
CORRESPONDENCE "PROHIBITIONIST EVASIONS." To the Editor "Ensign." [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 July 1938
CORRESPONDENCE "PROHIBITIONIST EVASIONS.": .,To.the Editor 'Ensign" Sir-A; contributed harticle: iyour Issue oft 8te 8th lnst," entitltd 'Pro hibitionist Evaslons, ,,calis kfor reply. ,Your contributor, Insists onr the adellib erates mls-statemenit that ., the,. issu before the- people on October, 8th, is Prohlbitton;. None. knsow, better than do.the,writers of the ,liquor defence progaganda that the isseue Is not pro hibitilon, but, no-licence;. but: prohibli tion"' Is anuugly, word, and a campaign. :which, I. already showingilittle or no regard for -facts, hopes by this .very ugliness to capturev-otes for. what is one oft-the :strongest;-vestedinterests In the: State.., :The:lssue Is.not prohibition, but no .licence, tho?eresolutlon to. appear on the ballot-rpapor being 'That,liconcos shall..be ; abolished.". ..Prohibition, as defined by its -: advocates, specifically asserts:-"Tihe manufacture,:sale, iIm, p0rtatlon andi.exportatlon of. Intoxi cating liquor is. prohibited."' No li...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 July 1938
SAVE..SAVE. SAVE :P PO UN DS SHILLINGS P E N CE AT WILLIAMS The S .e.w-s. WINTER DISCOUNT SALE A' 4Y L/F;iFre ffN YARS Mje SAVfSD A FOR'T/NE 8Y AlVWAYS '/?Y/Nd rN/E FAAM/IY OOO TWIP FRAE WI/lAMS / For 78 years Williams Annual Winter Discount Sale has been the sale most looked forward to by the people of Victoria. Many people we know of ,. wait for this yearly event to buy footwear by the dozens to last them a year S- .. it's a great idea if your feet don't change size. At the sale the prices are absolutely amazing-low enough at any time due to our huge buying-but when you get an extra big discount as well it means you get the most astounding value in Victoria. THIS IS THE GREATEST SALE IN --- :i- .THE TOWN .. . DON'T L MISS IT! LOT 2 LOT 3 Only 6/8 off in the £1.. Aw. Thin is the super supoer lot /, :L, .: thatLs not so goodl' BUT. don't tho grandost footwoar you've be dismayed and don't be mis. over soon. Footwear for which . led, thoere are lines that are you'd be glad to pay more...
NATIONAL HEALTH AND PENSIONS INSURANCE ACT RETURNED SOLDIER PENSIONERS. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 July 1938
NATIONAL HEALTH SAND PENSIONS INSURANCE ACT RETURNED SOLDIER PEN SIONERS. THE provslnlons of the NAtional -,"Iealth,and Penstins .nInsurance Act, Insofar, as they affect : returned soldiers in receipt of hIenefts :under under the Australian Soldiers' Re liptriatlon Act 1920-1927,-.; are con talned In Section 97 of the Insurance Act. S-Thosen provisions may., be?briefly summarised as follows: (1)-War, Pensions. (a) War pensloners, if. engaged In insurable employment, will he ,brougbht under ,the scope of- National Insur ance, but if the beneflts paid in res pect of any war, penslonei and his de pendants (wife:and ..children),. under the..Repatriation Act .are ., at'least equivalent to those. prpvlded: under National Insurance, he man.y, within -a specified time, apply to.. the Natiodnal Insurance Commission for- exemption. Exemption will in such circum stances he granted. Unless :., heso applies, however, he will he insured. (h) If a war pensioner, after having been granted . exempti...
FOOTBALL BENALLA-TUNGAMAH LEAGUE BENALLA OVERWHELMS ST. JAMES [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 July 1938
FOOTBALL BENALLA-TUNGAMAH LEAGUE BENALLA, OVERWHELMS ST.,;, JAMES. : On Saturday last at the show grounds, Bonalla and St. James mot for the second time this season, and the former avenged Its earlier defeat by winning by the fine margin of 456 points. St. James In the first quarter with the assistance of a fairly, strong wind,. gave early Indication of fine snappy play and good system, to which Bonalla were slow in responding, and the visitors led by 3 points at the first change. In the second quarter, Ben allh mainly by the splendid play of their captain, Wally Hicks, and Ray Gilett, ably nasBited by McLean, Cog ger and Mclnerney, showed much Im proved play, and added 5 goals 5 be binds to 1 goal 2 by St. James, who rarely got the ball within shooting distance, being turned by Hicks, Dick Spencer and Fred Glazebrool. There was very fine play in the third lquar ter, the only weakness being that of the forwards, who failed to lead out and thus lost many fine opportunities. Ilclns an...
DOOKIE COLLEGE REPORT FOR JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 July 1938
DOOKIE COLLEGE.y r REPORT FOR JUNE. Principal of Dookie -AAgrcul. turalCollege,'. Mr. A.;rC., Droveri r .: : moannln his -report to the Counll Hof j...,' Agricultural Education fortho.monilth -f-, of: June; reporit that'farming condl , 'tons.,havo',: considerably '.:'-improved during; the. month, owing to,.excellent soaking: rains which. 'have. fallen, : amounting to -294 points registered `on S;.1,5 1 days, makinga, total of 638 points for the.year.- Prospects are now very m?uch :brighter ,and with normal icon-' :ditlons 'a satisfactory,; season I may be experienced. , _; . Cropping was flnished.on:22nd June, .the area sown '. amounting: to 878 acres: comprising'- 37 acres' of wheat, 353 acres of :oats for. hay and grain, 45, acres Oregorg harley, 30 acres asll-' - age:mixture. 45 acres. for grazing.' n' addition there are 50 acres of experl-" mental:plots under the ..direction of , ,the, Department of Agrlculture . The' main' wheat area conslts :of i t 181.acres of Ohurka, 85 acre...
TATONG DEFEAT GLENROWAN. EXCITING MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 July 1938
STATONG -DEFEAT GLENROWAN. :EXCITING MATCH.: Tatongi journeyed to, Glenrowan on Saturday..and .narrowly ? escaped de feat, the oiS sitors. winning', by six points. The match wan a thrilling one and the game, was in the baRlnnce to within a few-:, minutes. Tatong made a lastiminute'r rush and were successful In their effort. Olonrowan'were the,first to attack. and being the ?heavier team, made full use of theor .weight, and a goal by 'Emmerson opened the scoring for Qlenrowan. ,Tatong retaliated and a point was registered... The visitors forcedi thoe play and full .polnts were .registered by` Dugley... With a seres Sofr exchanges :Jy' ; aGlonrowan, Emery' :'eoourod and:was never in doubt, rais fng both iflags:for his .:team. In the porimmaSge, ,Bpl ;fpr.Tatong. got tith ball well away and a point resulted. Tatong were definitely on the up grade.and had several ,shots for goals but they resulted in two singles, due to their bad .kicking. . Quarter-time scores:- - O.enrowan,.2-1,; Tato...
FOURTH TEST MATCH [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 July 1938
FOURTH TEST MATCH THE fourth Test Match which com monces, ati' Leeds to-day, i' the second last of the current series, and so far no declslion his been' reached In any of the previous games, the first and second both resulting in drawn games, whilst the third was literally a wash out In the 1934 series Australia and England scored alter nately in the first two 'games,, tlhe third being drawn. The fourth match also resulted in a draw, greatly In favor of Australia, who owing to a wonderful fourth wicket partnership of 380 by V. IH. Ponsford and Don Bradman, reaiched the fine total of 584. Ponsford had made a capital 181 when he trod on his wicket in plnying a ball from Verity. Don continued' in wonderful form, and had hit 44 fours and 2 slxera before he was finally bowled by Bowes for the magnificent score, even for this chainpion, of 304. The merit of the performances of these two great baIntmen can hest Ie gauged when it la remembenlred that the next highest Individual score was 27...
YOUNGER SET HOLDS CHARITY BALL PROFIT OF £20 EXPECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 July 1938
; YOUNGER SET HOLDS CHARITY BALL &nbsp; &nbsp; PROFIT OF' £20 EXPECTED. As a result of. the Charity Ball &nbsp; held by the C.W.; Younger Set in the Memorial , Hall, on Tuesday evening: last, an amount of about S20 will be handed to charity. The fixture was the annual one or ganised by members of the Younger Set, and was as usual, a great suc . eoss. The Minerva 'Dance Band supplied t bright music and a jolly night wan ° spent by everyone., The president. AMIss Joyce Jackson, t and the organtisng secretaries, Misses Laura I-111 and Gwen Stolz, had the assistance of a strong committee who r worked hard for the success of the ° function. The main clhrity1,whlch will benefit will be the Wangditltta Base Hospital, which was represented by tho secro tary, Mir J. W. Chadwick, and several members of the nursing staff. During I the evening MAr Chadwick thanked the organlsers for their valued assistance. A tasty supperi provIded by the members, was served by MAr J. We...
OBITUARY MRS MARY E. HOOPER. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 July 1938
OBITUARY. MRS MARY E. HOOPER. MRS. Mary Elizabeth Hooper, one of &nbsp; the oldest and best known per- sonalities of the district, passed away at the residence of her daughter, Mrs Les Ford of Goorambat, on Monday &nbsp; morning last. Deceased had reached the great age of 90 years 11 months, and as she had been ailing for some time past, her end was not unexpec- ted. She was a native of Pyeworthy, Devonshire, England, and came to Australia with her parents when only three months old. She was marrled in Melbourne at the age of 22 years, to Mr Joseph Henry Hooper, who &nbsp; pre-deceased her 19 years ago. Over 30 years ago they came to Benalla, where her late husband carried on the foundry at the corner of Benalla and Nunn Streets. For the past six years, deceased had resided with her daugh- ter at Goorambat. She is survived by three sons and two daughters, viz., Horace (Devenish), Edgar, Leslie, Florence,(Mrs J. Love,, Devenish), Stella, Mrs L. Ford; Goorambat...
APEX BALL TUESDAY'S BIG NIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 29 July 1938
APEX BALL 7,TUEBSDAY'S BIG NIGHT AL; who tterfdaod the Apex Bnal . l'st' yeargreedv-hat' It- was "thel bal of the 'year" In Bonalla; in fact, It was a sensatlon.1 Next: Tuesday evening August :2dd4,. the 'Apex Club are holding their annual ball In the Shire Hall, iBenalla, and all are promised that-it will be a riot, some thling! bigger, beotter : and 'brighter thiin 'von -last year's 'ball' Kayo's'fand, one of the most popu lar dance orchestras .at present play ing. in Melbourne, has been engaged, and, as It will be the first' appearance of the band in ' Benalla, absolutely tip-top music is guaranteed., Between dances, many bright and amusing burlesque sketches will be preosented on the stage. These will be asn short asn they are entertaining, and will not Interfere wlthl the lengthl or number"of the dances, but will Beep those preosent in a state of happy, bright iand' enthusiastic ex pectancy. A splendid sot supper will be pro vided, and the" Memorial Hall has been specially enga...
BABY HEALTH CENTRE ANNUAL MEETING WELL ATTENDED. ADDRESS BY SISTER PECK. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 29 July 1938
BABY HEALTH CENTRE ANNUAL MEETING WELL ATTENDED. ADDRESS BY 819IrER PECK. Representatives . from various town organleations, as well as a large number of members atten ded the annual meeting of the , Benalla. Baby Health Centre yesterday afternoon. The Shire President, Cr. T. a'B. Cook, oc 'upied the 'chair. Others present included Sister Pec.t of the Infant. Welfare Department, Cr. F. A. Cook_ M.L.A., Mra WVesta cott and the secretary, Mrs M Rob ertson Before the .business of the meeting was commenced, Mlrs Westacott ex tended a hearty welcome to all' the vlsiators. SApologies wore recelved from Mes dames Relilly, Harrington, Orayson and Jenkyn. ANNUAL REPORT. The annual report, as read by the secretary (Mrs IRobertson) was l as follows: On behalf of tlioe presIdent and eommlttee,.I--havoemuch :'ApjJoauro In presenting the tenth annual report., The report of the attendances of' the first six months were outstanding, the monthly average being 315. In .Tanu nry the first case of infa...
BORING FOR WATER COUNCIL MEETS WITH SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 29 July 1938
BORING IFORU .WATER COUNCIL MEETS WITH SUCCESS. AT tho last meeting, of the Benalla rWhrterwnro s" Trust, It was do cldeil to oakelo a 'tent ofl boring for water In the town with the object of 'daling ivith' the problem of shortegS of water-during a dry 'period. The. Trsitaeingoged the: Southern - States bodrlng'plant through Mr'; JTrewln; and;aslte 'was selected near the p'umpIng station; 'At a distance of tlt0fe;et?they, struckkt13 feot of gravel full`of water,, and then declded to go anioth'ir.?itfeet where 'they met with f·urthir.succlss. .rIt has been: deoded to prCged swlth.b urther tet-ts,
ASSOCIATES MAKE PRESENTATION BIRTHDAY GIFT TO MRS. HARNETTY. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 29 July 1938
ASSOCIATES MAKE PRESENTATION BIRTHDAY GIFT TO MRS. HARNETTY. _OLDEN Vale Colf Club house, sur rounded, by wattles and schrubs, decorated with lovely , flowers and hnnging baskets of.fern, nnd a. cheery fire. wnas .the setting for a delightful little function" on ?Wednesday after noon, when memhers, entertained Mrs 'Harnetty at afternoon tea. lMiss L. A. Day (the president) In a very.nice little speech; ,on .behalf of the club. handed Mrs Trarnetty a birthday gift, and . in .doing so, spoke of Mrs ITairiotty Ra .a very valued friend :to the club.' Mrs Harnetty who was taken complotely by surprise, ..res ponded In, a charming manner. The linls lookIed a plcture wIth the War-' renbayne hills In the diistance,; the fiwlways blinng covered with ' acoat Ing of ndew fresh 'grass.
TEN MILE ROAD RACE TO BE HELD TO-MORROW. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 29 July 1938
TEN MILE ROAD RACE ';TO BE ;HELD cTO MORROW. n Bnlla n Cycle Clu r wvill hold a 1FIE ]Q' mile: remit race', to. morrow al' tornoon, ;startlng':';Paind.;ifinishilnhg at State Savings s Bank lciBridge. Street: starting at 2.3 0 sharp." ',Ii'n h in ,lro,' nre as follovs:-T. ? lnrzebrook, acr.; K. Backhouno, A. McMlllan;, Les Uar hurst,;45 "secs.; D. Varhurst,l1 niln., S. Hall;' 145;' E. ' Hall, Lesn.reen 230: HM. Heard, MH ;Frenrh,: 2.415; ,. Dennis, D." Nicholls, 3. Warnlc. t·r. Back, 3.30 R,H Sllnner.no . 'i Ciindlndi C Crociford, U- Hillbr ilck, ri ?ln r 8ATURDAY'S RACE MON BY, L; WARHURST. Result of last 'Saturdayy raco ;; re as' follow v:- I, .Warhu'rst,: 1st Hail, 2nd; L;-IGreen;' 3rd. T..'Glazoe brook securedf a'steet ..tlime, 26 mln 10 secs..
C.W.A. YOUNGER SET MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 29 July 1938
C.W.A:. YOUNGER -SET MONTHLY MEETING. TI nmonthly meeting of the C.W.A. .Younger, Set: wdsi held.. ln the Memorial nH-Tll on.? Monday. elventig laht. . A lettet'. from the 'St. Jhqin's Am bulanceoýAssodlation in ,Merlbourne, ox plnling the first al'idcourse, wnR road and discussed. ?.Should: a class of twenty, hebu fored the fee "for a three months'e course wouldl ' he i/.--it -was decided to form a class when the re qullitd number ls avivlable. A lecc turn icill hie given, • fortnightly by a medical practitioner and an' examlin ation will he conducted at the con cluslon "of, the oterm. Thie treanurer .reported thFat the takings for ,the Younger Set Charity Tall nmoutrted to'. £54/1/5. After pay ing' expensesd r credit ba' hlance' of £29/1/8 wouhld :hbedivided between the Wangaratta :Hospital and :tile local Ambulance. T;in esupport of ,the candidature of lMins Joyce :Jackson ,andti MIss Owen Stol" for the Bush Nurning llelniltal Popittlr Girl. Quent, it wan udecided to. hold a danc...
THOONA NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 29 July 1938
THOONA- NEWS A VRY. proflthnle ;a well a n most enjoynlhin dnce wnn held In the Thonrrt Public Ill on antllr tIny night; ti helpl the fulnds of the i3enalla ]3ush Nurling hItospital, through the candidature of Miens Elleen Martin, of Devil?lh. The weather wan very uinfavoritlen for n function of this kind, but n large 'rowd snnnemblod. T"he floor was in excellent order, and the excepttonally good mtusle wans upplied by the very lpopular. Forrestorn' orchesira. Mr C. l'eery was a cnpableo M.C., nnd the doorm were attended by Menersn i, Conway and 0G. -Itobertson. Novelty dances were won by MiSn M. itoynted and Mr :V. Bolcher, and Minn E. Mar tin and: Mr 'John: Cleary, and novelty events -won by AMr fGralr O'Shan nesy and M~Sr ]i$goerg
TRAGEDY AT LAKE ROWAN RETURNED SOLDIER FOUND DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 29 July 1938
TRAGEDY :,AT LAKE W RETURNED SOLDIER FOUND DEAD, FT iHRE were`o many :exprslions of sincere regr'toL when It was learned that, hir 'Jameoinoi eginald , Villlla had boon foulnd dead at the ra rsidoence at Lake I]owan on Tuesday of last weeook. Ao ilr 1W'illis, who was 43 yeoar of nage, and a returneld Holdier , had: been I rtosident of thOl Odltrlct- all 1i lifo. eo ha(d boee In II health for sHonm ltime, and only returnlod fromn Cnul field Ilospllltal on thle IOevIluHs Satutr lday, and wll very deslpondent. He wno found In aL hack room nLt hil realdence iabout 2 P.m. on Tilnodlay by hil wife. A doubllo-harrnl Hholt giln ohad fallen bIck Into a corneir of the rooml anld d(ceaCoed's head cwa1s com pletely shanttered. SAn inquiry was held by the deputy Scoronor, Mir 'J. Serpeoll, J.1., who ro tturned a verdict of death frl'om gun shot woundis elf Inflictedl. but there was no ovidence of tine state of mind of deceaed wlhen thle shooting oc ilrred. lir WVIlloa leavte a wife and thron chi...
BIG COURSING CLASSIC AT ST. JAMES VICTORIAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP. BIG COURSING BALL ON WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 29 July 1938
BIG COURSING CLASSIC - AT&lt;. ST.,: JAMES ;w VICTORIAN OPEN CHAMPION SHIP.: BIG COURSING BALL ON WEDNESDAY. T L St. Jamem Coursing Club will singo the richeut open coursing ttakeo in the State In the Victorlan's chamlpionshil, which: will hbe run at St. Jamnes on Tuesday, Wednesday Iand Thursday next. THE STAKE. The sltak i for (14 tall ages at 12/2/ each, with 75 guinens added by the club and £265 by the National Coursing Chlub (In addition t 'sash lonated bly C. McArthur IEHq., presl lent N.C.C.); also trophy for runner up (donated bly Shopparton Speed coursIng Club)., RECEIVING GOOD ENTRIES. Nominations close to-morrow and: io far very good entries have been roceived and Indlicaltlons promise to. ohe stale filling. The St. Jamne club Is renowned. for he excellent way in whoih Its' omff1 uInls carry out the iorrangements nnd "or the past two Tonra the club line ocelved strong support from the dog non, as nonminatllons have beeon re lcved froin all parts of Victoria. Dog o...