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ORDINARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
OEDINAKY MEETING. Correspondence was road from Momh'h Creek Dredging Co. regarding their supply of water.—Held over till next meeting. From State Si vers and Water Supply Commission regarding the plans for raising the bank at the old reservoir, and from the same regarding; the plans for the new re servoir.—The Engineer was instructed .to complete same for the next meeting, on ;2nd Feb. Other routiue correspondence.:wis dealt with. * , ' The following accounts were-passed for payment:—E. J. Ball J26 5/ .and ,£1* .17/6, - M. G. G. Fox 15/, Treasury -/&lt;£61-' 9/o, " Wat ar works 'Trusts Association' 4JI If, E.\ J. Delany M 8/1, total £7i 16/. Tho secretary's': - financial y . statement ;i showed a credit- balance, of 1.60 (j/.li^, and;! was received. - _ TJC1-; SUl'l'liV. " - The secretary stated that; owing to .the extreme dry conditions prevailing ^the turncock advised turning the water off from i 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. The latter offioial esti-i mated' only a 16 dayB supply a...
North Riding Election. MR. E. M. ROLLASON RETURNED. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
North Riding Election. MR. E. M. ROLIrASON RE - TURN-ED- • Friday, last was quite a red letter day -so far as the North Riding of the SJaire of - Bright was concerned, for it was the first occasion for years that a contest has been-held in -that particular riding. Both Mr Rollason-and Mr Greeu, the candi dates', spent some time in an active canvas, and both gentlemen were confident of success. Bright elec tors somewhat t exceeded anticipa tions by the- way they turned up to vote, and when the poll closed at 4 p.m., 100 votes had been recorded at the local booth. At Tawonga 39 votes .were cast, while Porepunkah could onfy account for 32, and Woodaja was content with &lt;3, Cr J. Brogan, the returning officer, and his deputy, Mr A. M. Tyers, had -all the arrangements well in hand, and about seven o'clock in the even ing it was known that Mr Rollason had secured a victory by 56 voles. In offering congratulations to Mr Rollason, it is hoped'that his assis tance will prove a valu...
Imposing on Tomato Growers [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
Imposing on Tomato Growers Two moil named Barlow and Patera Have ■■been arrested in Melbourne for conspiring to defraud a number of tomato growers ! in Echuca district. Barlow had been con | ducting an office at Western Market in bis own name, while Peters tiavelled through the country -.•purchasing produce from-the i growers. By presenting business cards bearing the name " J. G. Peters and Co.," Peters induced growers; to. consign toma toes and cucumbers to J. ,C«- Petera i- Co., Melbourne. The produce was delivered to Barlow, who presented written orders from Peters, and taken to his office at the mar ket.-. Later on cheques were sent to tho growers as payment for tin.* produce, but on presentation at tho bank they were found to. be valueless. The firm had only 4/1 in the National Bank, while the amount, outstanding to growers was about •JS2CKJ.' Accused were remanded. ' ' ; • 1 —i— j :> Up to the present, 40,QUO shares j in the Western and Murray Districts i :Bacon Curing Comp...
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
Rifle Shooting1 Phe fourth'shoot of the Bright Rifle'As-, viation 'took place at Poreptmkah ou, tjiiturday 'last, 17th inst. and the result whs , as follows OvTJNS VAXjr.ET. !• v • 500 ijOU m P. Mummery 32 ... 32 . .. 154 M. Duffy . 32 .... 31 . ., m J. Chandler ... 33 ... 30 . A. Chandler ... 31 ... 31 . ... &lt;53 J. Hoskiug ... 32 ... 29 . ... 61 J. Johnson 27 •'50 . .. 57 A. Jossup 20 ... 27 ; •• 42U Hk IQllT. A.- Oliver ... 31 ... 32 . 63 G * Christian ... 31 :>1 ' 62 W. Pulton ... 33 ... 2S . .. -61 W. Talbot. ... 31 ... 29 . ... '60 VvT. Stuart ... 29 ... 30 ... 59 F. Mitchell ... 3-a ... 25 V. ... 59 D. MeFadyeu ... 26 ... 28 . ... 54 -118 WaXIM L1GONG. E. Thomas ... 32 ... 32 . tS'i B. Gil lard ... 32 ... 30 . ... 62 C. Kaighin ... 29 ... 32 61 B. Gribble ... . SI 30 , 61 E. Tickell ... 28 ... 29 . .. 57 G. Tobias / ... 24 ... 31 . ... .' 55 G. Matthews 22 •29 , 51 ' 411 The aggregate for the four shoocs is Ovens Valley 1GS5, Bright 1(381, Wandili goug 1C3G6.
BRIGHT. T esday.y [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
BRIGHT From our Correspondent. \ Tuesday. j After a week of hot weather, the j - bush fires which have been raging j on the hills made their appearance j - -much closer to the town, and be- j yoiid Riversid" caused the residents j no end of alarm, although fort-tin- j ately there is no great damage to report. During Sunday the fires were at their' worst, and' the hill? were alight from one end to the other. Visitors returning from Mt Buffalo describe the scene as one of special grandeur when-viewed from above the smoke and flames. Collectors and subscribers are re quested to bear in mind that the . lists in connection with" the presen tation to Guard.Coruish must be re turned to- the hon. secretary not later than Saturday next. The social, which is to be held on Tues-' day, promises to be a~ great success, and Hon. A. A. Billson has signi fied his intention of being present. - Miss Mentoli has been appointed * to succeed Miss Robertson as first assistant at the Bright State School, ...
Myrtleford Market. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
Myrtleford Market. Evans and Macouochie report holding their usual fortnightly sale at Myrtleford on January 14, vvuen there was a big yard ing of stock of all classes which sold well np to prices at closing sale before the holi days. Pat Sheep.—Crossbred ewes a/c H. Patton .13/11, a/c same owner, lam hs, .13/11 xbved ewes a/c li. Walpole 15/, purchased by Mr Newey, Beech worth ; lambs, a/c same owner, also purchased by Mr "Newey, 17/5 ; 'lambs a/c Rae Bros.. il/Il. Store Sheep at late rates. Pat Oatfele.— Bullocks a/c W. Lee to cows a/c Mi Mason, £5 LHj, a/c J. Harrington Jso 12/, a/c J. Smith to £o 19/, a/c j. "C. Arthiuv ^65 17/, a/c Mr Hart £5 .12/, a/c P. Paul, vealer^; averaged £L- Sj."' Store Cattle.—3 year . old bullocks, -So 11/, &lt;£5 2/, £5 -, 2-J years, £&lt;k 2[, £&,.£'•} 1(5/; store cows, .S3 1.6/, £'-i 10/ £3 ; speyed heifers, 2h years old, .£■'! 6/, £3 3/: poddies, 37/0, 30/.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
CRICKET. Bright and WandiJigoug met at the, local reserve on Saturday, and quite a good day's scoring resulted 1 ou both sides, the game ending in a ' draw. Batting first, Bright hit up 150 runs, of which J. G. Sloan con; j tributed 63, Dore 26, and E. Stevens 23 not out. Wandiligong when the j stumps were drawn had the respect able aggregate of 125 runs for 4 wickets, the chief contributors be ing R. Rowe not out 66 and Dwyer 35. The full scores are appended : Bright. A. E. Dore, c G. Rowe, b R. Rowe ... 26 11. Brogan, not out ... ... 8 .T. G. Sloan, c F. Goldswortby, b R. Rowe ... ... . 63 G. Chapman, c Newton, b H. Dwyer 3 R, Metcalfe, b P. Dwyer ... • • 0 G. Newton, l.b.w., bE. Dwyer ... 19 1\ Wigg, b R. Dwyer ... ... 0 • E. Stovens, run out ... ... 23' F. Stephens, run out 1 J. Coleman, c Shuoy, b R. Rowe., ... 0 Lawrence, not out :.. ■ ... 0 Sundries " ... 12 Total ... ' ' ... 150 Bowli ng.—R. Rowe 3 for. 56, P. Dwyer 2 for 40, R. Dwyer>2■-.■for 26, H. Wallace 0 for 12, Wa&...
To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
To tho Editor. 'Sit,—Allow uie to thank ' ISarobiu " for' his well-timed unci suitable letter re the Saturday half-holiday. As a resident of iltiother part of this district, I endorse -all he says, and hope his letter may have tho effect of waking up the business,people of Myrtleford to the way in which they are driving its trade away. Surely they can see the truth of what he says. Is it not more sensible to study their .own interests, as well as these 08 the residents of suk rounding' districts and the townspeople too, rather than the convenience of the few who wish to go in for sport? Besides, cricket and football matches, etc. could be played just as well on any day set apart for the half-holiday. Thanking you in an ticipation for giving me space t;> ventilate luy opinion. —1 am, youvs etc., BAEWIDtrBE.
The Two Financiers. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
The Two Financiers. i One day two London financiers who were partners, discovered 'that au office boy in their employ had been tampering with the petty cash. One of them was so much enraged that he desired to send for the police forthwith, but the other was a calm and just man. He took a more moder ate and human view of the situation. "Nay,i nay, partner," he said, let us always remember that we began in a small way ourselves."
Saturday Closing. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
Saturday Closing'. To the Editor. ' Sir,—1 was pleagod to see the sonaiblo ( letter in your last iiwuo iu regard to ahops being closed on Saturday afternoons. Re sidents of the district a,ro sending for goods Co Melbouruo and cowns adjacent to ua, and patronising the Hindoo hawkers, be- i cause the township in which they wore j formerly accustomed to deal clones its shop doorn on the only convenient night of the week. Apparently the shopkeepers are absolutely indifferent to the wishos and re quirements of this largo and important district. 1 maiutain that it is inconven ient to come into Myrtleford on Friday night to do our .shopping, and L would urge .the storekeepers and the public generally to see that the old arrangement of opening on Xn.1;iivflfi.v Tiir.lit; hi* rAO-nrf'Af) t.n af: nncn —Yours sincerely, ommsr.
The Economical Housewife. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
The Economical Housewife. Mr. Summers was very fond of trout fishing, and each year tried to have at least a week of good sport. The day before he was to start on^his long-look ed-for vacation his wife entered the room smiling, and showing her husband some sticky speckled papers. "For goodness sake," he exclaimed, "what are you doing with those old fly papers?" "Why, I saved them for you from last season!" she replied. ''You know you said you always.had to buy flies when you went fishing!" Sir Frank Lockwood was on one occa sion conducting the defence of a person charged with cattle stealing, and was pressing a witness in cross examination, to ascertain how far he was away from the animals at' a certain time. . . "How would you tell they ,were beasts?" he asked. • v "Because I could see „ 'em !" "And how far off can you , tell: a beast?" Witness looked calmly at Sir,Frank, an dsaid: "Just about as far as" I am from you !" If you mean no, say no—unless,you are a woman. - i Among tlie...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
Mr Donald M'Gregor, who calls I himself the Canadian Giant, and | whose-height is-8ft. 2yahx;, h*as ar rived in Melbourne. | A cat, the property of Mr C. Du Ve, was taken from Rosedale to Melbourne, a journey of 112 miles; Within three weeks it found its way back to. its old haunts. ' J The importation of opium, aC ; cording to Detective Inspector Glee son, of .the Customs department, has practically ceased in Victoria: The G. ramonwealth Government is being zealously backed, up in China in j. the prevention of the opium trade, ■' - By will dated December 19, Jamds Carroll, farmer, of Yarroweyah, who died, a bachelor, on that day,' left, ,£2309 realty and £973 person alty to Mrs Margaret Whitty, of Corowa, his sister, and Catherine Carroll, widow of Jeremiah Carroll, of Yarroweyah. Bishop Moorhouse, who as Bishop of Melbourne was esteemed not only by Anglicans but by citizens of all denominations, is now 87 years of age. For some .years after leaving Australia, Bishop Moorhouse pre ...
Porepunkah. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
P©repy ^ kah» From Our CorresDOiident. Tuesday. A disastrous fire, resulting in the total destruction of two 50-ton hay stacks occurred at'Mr }. Price's farm on Monday evening at 6 o'clock. The stacks, which were owned by Mr Price, were to be threshed to-day by a (.ravelling ma chine, How the fire started is un known. Mr Price was at home "at. the time, and noticiug the fire rushed out, but could do nothing to save che stacks The loss is a heavy one, the stacks containing the whole of the season's crop. .■ 3ush fires have been raging on the surrounding hills during the past week, and farmers and land owners had a busy time in saving their properties. Lu some,cases the fire was dangerously close. . The result of the election for the ■ vacancy in the BrightJ Shire Coun cil was well received here. Al though there was' not a "large num .ber of voters, the result was looked to with interest, and . Mr Rollason was congratulated on all . sides on g.iin:::g-the-v ~*ict. • ' ; v:: The. picni...
Practical Socialism. YARRA-BANK ORATOR'S WILL. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
Practical Socialism. Yarka-Bank Orator's Wru.. | There are many who preach Socialism, but few who practice it Id their daily lives, Thomas Gad ley, an old man, who lived out the last . days of his lonely life in a weatherboard cottage in Percy street. North Fitzroy, not only was true to his socialistic convictions to the day of his death on 20th Decem ber last, but so distributed his estate as to, in his own words, benefit those who had assisted him to make what money he possessed. Cadley was one of the motley band of orators who deliver what the}' deem to be their message to Lbe world from a soap box or other point of vantage on the Yarra-bank. He had had a chequered career. He was, however, of a thrift}' disposi tion, and put what money he had saved, into real estate". He owned four cottages, and in one' of these he lived by himself, the other three being let... The rents he asked from bis tenants were .considerably less than he could have obtained. Mr H. J. Anderson, jeweller, wh...
Catholic Federation. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
Catholic Federation. ,... '7; . ' ■■,7- i ... A district , conference of branches of the Catholic Federation in the North-Bast was ; held .at Wangaracta on Saturday afternooa last. Representatives were present from nil parts of the district, and also Mr-Hayes, of the-.State Oounoil. Tho matter of elec toral enrolment^ ... canvassing for .members, and obtaining subscribers for the Austra lian Oatholic Truth Society received spec ial ' attention. Mr Hayes spoke-.at length on ■ thfc education question.:-Dr. Howelly spoke on t!.e, question ot Kugenics in a very oapubl* and iutecesuug .address and herwas-^bjairfcUy • thanked;: .Mr Kayeewa-s accorded a hearty vote of thanks foi* con-, ducting the main business and bringing the conference .to so snieoossfnl and sam ' factory, u conclusion.
Ministerial Elections. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
Ministerial Elections. - The State elections necessitated by the forming ot the new Watt I Ministry were held on Thursday | - 'MastV, The seats con tested) were - ; •; tlips£ of'the Premier,'Mr -VVatt, . at i \-'°M«-1^aeki:tinQii, at Prahati ; and the j ' t Minister of Agriculture, Mr Hut chinson, at Borung . The. "three. Ministers were . re ' • ^.-turned;r. 'the; voting ; :being: 'as .'fol- J lows :— ( ■ . I Ejssendon.-—W. A.- Watt (Pre > raier) 6183, F. ICeane (Labor) 4761. In 1911 the voting was Watt. 713.4, Keane 4987. V Prahan.—D. Mackinnon (Attor ne y-General) 3636, H. Webber (Labor) 280C. Voting - in 1911: Mackinnon 5473, Henty 3853. Borung.—Hutchinson . (Minister ■ of Agriculture) 2952, M'Rae (Ind. Liberal) 17 1. No opposition in 1911.
Siftings. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
j Attention is directed to advt. on another page re Mrs W. A. Edgar's sale of furniture, &c., on Saturday, 31st. itisL Managan, Newman- & Co, auctioneers. Mr C. K.. Donnelly-, "dentist,• may be consulted, at, his rooms, Myrtle-, ford,, on Wednesday .next, 28th inst. He will be'-at Whorouly the previous afternoon. , Campbell and Sons and Bva'ns Maconochie's speciaThorse^ sale „at Wangaratta has'been fixed.. for Feb. 6. Five hundred head will be yarded. „ 1 Monday next,^ Foundation v Day,--, -will be observed as a public holiday throughout the State. The busi ness places of Myrtleford will be close d all day. - " " The friends of Mr and Mrs C. O'Grady, sen , will regret - to near ] that the latter us iu bad health; and has had to visit Melbourne for spe cial treatment. - _ * Please note I — Miss Connelly's clearing sale of summer-goods'.-com mences on Tuesday next, 27th inst. An ihnudance of ladies' and chil j latest, will "Be^acnficed".- ^Dtm't mis* Jhis opportunity- ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
Flanagan, Nawman & Go. Stock and Station Agents, VICTORIA AND NEW SOUTH WALES. Govenuinent Auctioneers at ratta and Bright. Head Office: Wang&rauablanche# jiiii Myrfcieford, Moyhu a»d Bright. Fortnightly Sales of Sheep & Cattle, %nd Pig's held at our Ymtob, Myrtle tod. Periodical Special Sales of Store Cattle on fixed dates.. Fortnight sales oi Sheep and Cattle, fend Pigs and Dairy Cattle at the Cor poration Yards, Wangaratta. Month ly Sales at our Yards, Moyhu. Periodical Hor&e Sales at Wang&ratta iti conjunction with Adamson, Strettle arnd Co. ' Clearing Sales conducted m any nurt. of Victoria or New South Wales. PROPERTIES FOR SALE m Vic toria, New South Wales and Queens land, embracing some of the cheapest places on the marke.t. . , £ ' LOANS.—We make a specialty of financial business. We have sums from £100 to .£100,000, available tor broaxi acre securities, leasehold or freehold, town property, hotel freeholds at- from 4 per cent, to- 5 ...
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
Tennis. s>— The double? UHirnauiout &lt;>r the Young Men's Club, for a prize presented by Mr E. Ledger, is creating much, interest among ^ members The Sr*t round has been emu- . - , plofrod. results beiug as follows £"; M. ^ymour and K-. Cruncher, owe loy beat W. Beach aud V. Onley. acr. n W. K-H-dcliiie and i&. Ewart, scr, beat U-. * v~ ; Smith aud F. Ton-kel, owe 15. E. Lodger and T. ATKeogh, AO behind, beat E. Michelly and 0. Taylor, owe ] 5. ! H, Oleraeud and J. Whitbonrn, 30 bhd, ■■"•■: ■$ j beat Gid. Farley, aud P. Miehelly, owe 15. ! P.' Quinlivftn and J. Matthews, 30 on, : boav E. Croaekeran&T. Robertson, scr. . ^o. Farley • and R. Lowsrson, owe iO, boat W. • Poaglwrty and -7. 'Matthew*. ow« 15. - .
FATTENING POULTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 22 January 1914
FATTENING POULTRY. The best and, at the same time, most economical method of fattening all kinds of poultry is to keep them in' confinement for a short time before they are required for table. A good deal of judgment, however, has to be exercised in deciding the length ol time this confinement is to last, for if'overdone, even in the slightest de gree, the birds rapidly lose.flesh and go back in condition. Strange as it may seem, once- this begins,, $o amount of feeding will restore either their weight or condition till after they have regained their liberty, again. For this reason the poultry must be confined for too long a period before they are required. ' Many a mam is clothed with author ity which doesn't fit him. . ( The cypress is a symbol of .mourn ing. In Italy it is difficult to find a Churchyard,. which . does not contain cypress-trees. This-.tree is not easily 1 grown in Britain.