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| National Federation League [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
National Federation League A MEETING of residents interested in above was hold at Victoria Hall on Mon day evening last. There was a good at tendance and Mr «T. Brogan was voted to the chair-The chairman having briefly explained the object of the meeting-, Mr H. Bowers, au organiser from head quarters, was introduced. 'Mr BowerB explained at some length the objects of the meeting, and at the close of his re marks it was unanimously agreed to form a local branch. OiBcera were elected as follows :-President. Mr J. Brogan ; vice presidents, Mrs Tracy and Miss Sharp ; secretary, Mr P. \V. Sumner; treasurer, Mr E. T. Anderson ; committee (with power to add), Mies Foster, Messr^A. J. Showers, J. T. Hetties, A. B. M'Gregor, D. M'Phtrson, I. G. Sloan, J. Worceater, John Bunn, A. Walker. 1\ Hunter, F. Mitchell, A. Matihewa, G. Smith, M. Stewart, F. Blair, A. Thomas, G. W. Merrick, and Dr S. G. Skewes.-After several minor details affecting the branch had been dealt with, the meeting cloBed.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
IK MEMORIAL. 1 HONEYCHURCH. - In ea&lt;* an^ loving memory of cur deaily beloved son and - brother, Private Harry Honeychurch, who was killed ia action at Gallipoli on the 27th April, 1915. Some day. sorno time, our eyea shall see Tbo denr f:ica wo hold in memory, And Ulirist shail link the broken chain Still cloaor when'we meet again. -Inserted by MB sorrowing parents, nster and brothers. Sadly missed.
IN OTHER PLACES [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
IN OTHER PLACES Mr Leckie addressed a number of electors at Harrietville during the after noon, but owiDg to the hour-3 p.m. there was not a large attendance. He was, however, accorded a good hearing, and frequently applauded. Upwards of 70 electors attended at the M.U. Hall. Wandiiigong, on Monday evening at 7 |i m., when Mr Leckie de livered au address on similar lines to that given above. Mr W. x'aseoo, J.P., oc cupied the chair. The speaker's remarks we-.e fr^quontly punctuated by applause, and at the conclusion he was warmly ap plauded. No questions were asked. On Tuesday afternoon Mr Leckie spoke at Porepunkab, and in the evening ad dressed a large gathering of electors at Myrtleford. At each place he was well received. W, II. Goldaworthy, Ireland-strcot, Bright.
Federal Elections. MR J. W. LECKIE AT BRIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
Federal Elections. MU J. W. LECKIE AT BRIGHT. , T \V LECKIE, the Win-tlia-War Ms ,« who'is opposing Mr P. J c9n, V for the Indi seat in tbe H-.iuso ot Mo1' natives. adf'ressed a well-a'te.. l!epM?ont.iU Hall Bright, in arfoMWJ Mr J- Brogan, Uondty e ' thi> jora| branch of th* Prf?-il,eM Federation, o cupiod the chair, Rational fea ,atform were Coun and seated o Beeoliwortb, and ciHor W. H, Hni # reorui!i,;f; Sergeant-mapr o®«« , . ",on bri. fly introduced t'«' Tbe chai man .jm ^ cour86 of remarks'a'sked that he be given a patient hearing- , afl well received, ^U ^not aUogrthcr a stranger to 64 "c Valley. In I"8 career a? » the Orens p liamont he [,H(j membeIH0tho keen municipal spirit of the observed tho ^ wondering if he would people, and ft ... -nt ag far as the fiD?"'Jal^Bpirit was concerned They national 6P t cri8;8 wiwn their Wera now in B Jf the people were fl9f ^interested in the great national not as inter . the Bame si.irit question the truth to ev tbhlentbem to record a...
The Alpine Observer. FRIDAY, APRIL 27TH, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
Che ^Uptne (Dbstcbcr. FRIDAY, APRfL 27TH, 1917. I Tt 19 Baid that the new comet can be seen at 5.30 a.m. with the naked eye. But few people have naked eyes at that early hour. Mr E. Talhot Jones, dental surgeon, will visit Bright on Tuesday and Wed nesday next, and may be consulted at the Alpine Hotel. " Accounts are now available at the local sub-treasury (State Savings Bank) for-N. Smith, F. A. Wraith, C.Sudekum. A. Banks, J. P. M'Keogh, M. M'Keogh, and Dr. L S. Kidd. The weather during the past few days has been delightful, although the evenings and mornings have been rather snappy. In some quarters rain is desired, but generally speaking the conditions now are ideal from all standpoints. A Mr W. H. Bruce spent ^256 on a special train to bring his pigs over from South Australia to compete at the Sydney Royal show. It paid him as he won no less than ^^00 in prizes and already haB made Bales totalling £2,000. Fat pigs sold in the Wangaratta market on Tuesday last, from £111/6 to £1...
Benambra Election. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
Benambra Electi^ I THE first count of vo.e-^rtj.c with'the'election of a me* " jjiS; Mr J. \V. Leckie for Bens® the State Parlian-ent ^ Saturday, with the Ml , Sambell, 1117; David La°*i;;rl H. Beardmor^, i1-- ? , J, ;IJj Under the preferential - - ^ f Mr Jephcott, as laTfeec0"j now go out, and tne - ^ ?}., votes on his ballot ,acj:-i buted amongst '^sot .rs c:'*j Examination of tlio P"T t on Wfdn.-f-lay. Mr portsir r d his chanc- j, very lai-uraUe. f.
Election Meetings. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
Election Meetings. Mr P J. MOLONEY, tbe official Labor can didate for Indi, will visit tlie district next week, and address tlie electors on belialt of himself and' the three retiring senators as follows Porepunkah, Mon day, April 30th, 4 pin ; Wandiligong, Monday, April 30th, 7 p.m.; Bright, Mon day, April 30th, 8.50 p.m; Harrietville, Tuesday, May 1st, 11 a.m. Ladies are cordially invited Messrs. J. H. Elshang and Thomas Griihaui will spe.ifc at the following place* in the district on behalf of the Nationa candidates Wandiligong. to-night (Fri day) at 7 30 pm ; Bright, to-night, at 8 30 p.m ; Harrietville, to-morrow (sj^tur day) at 8 p.m ; Porepunkah, Monday, I 30th April, 8 p.in.
Briflt Shire Volunteers. Men who are Serving their Country. OUR ROLL OF HONOR. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
Briflt Sbire Volunteers. Men who are Serving their Country. OUR ROLL OF HONOR. WE give below the list of those residents who are either fighting or on their way to fight for the Empire and freedom, to gether with those who are natives of the district but at the time of their enlistment were residing in other parts of the State Also a list of those heroes who have fallen in their country's cause : Died from Uluess Kay 31'Lciin (Wandiligong) G- S>. KciltOIl (Harrietville) A. T. Brings (Tawongi.) Killed in Action. F. B. Metcalfe (Bright) II. Iloneychurch (WandiligonR) &lt;*. M'iN'cil (Lower.Buckland) A- Murray (Freeburgh) IV. A. V. lliCKS (Bright) ?. Pool (Pre burgh) A S. Attrid(JC (Wandiligorg) , c. tlartllBW (Happy Valley) T PattOII l Buffalo River) T. Willoiliihby (Myrtleford) . N. Rothery (Myrtleford) J- It. Shalbcrg (Bright) Alex Sloil (Harrietville) Joe Gribble (Wandiligong) A. Johnston (Bright) SI, ticorae (Bright) T. C. Grcnness (Uarrietville) A. E. JcssiIP (Porepunk...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING AT BRIGHT. THE LEADING MINING JOURNAL OF THE NORTH-EAST Rixo-a. the li.ipid Hralor, is a Hiro encmv l» Ke^ma as well to :U) other sliii Oiwww. «'!ll m.-vko your skin healthy, i!'.*tmv -..hi! s.-niis of tho disease for ever, ."-nil c.v.i«! tho building up of rv now* skin tissue. -A hot bath sviih Uoiona Soap, gently anointing with Rexona Ointment-a pleasant treatment. Result: Sleep quietly, skin 600tlicil ami hoaleil, while soon all traco of the disease leave? you. You ore hoaltliy. Eczema yields to tho powerful healinp influence of Rexonn, the Rapid Healer. Price, 1/6 and 3/-. " I have been troubled very much with Eczema on the leg, and have used many preparations, but derived no benefit therefrom," writes Mr. D. Cameron, 29 Ann Street, Roslyn, Dunedin, N.Z. " Hearing ot your Rexona Ointment and Its healing virtues. I gave it a trial, and am pleased to say that, alter using a number of so-caliei cures, I at last found a quick and reliable remedy in Rex...
Foul Breath [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
The old saying that "distance lends enchantment" was never more aptly to the point than when ' applied to those people whose breath is laden with evil-smelling and offensive odours. Many persons appear most attractive at a dis tance, but produce a feeling of pity and disgust when close to, because of the condition of their breath. For instance it makes little difference how beautiful a woman may be, or how charming her manner, if her breath is foul; her charm is gone, and she is at a disadvantage whenever she comes in contact with other people. Foul breath in wo man arouses in man a feeling of re pugnance and a desire to get out of the company of such a woman as quickly as possible, and even women will avoid her. It is, therefore, im portant for every woman who val ues her personal attractions to take such care of herself that this un pleasant and unnecessary complaint is avoided or corrected. Men, wom en, and children who are troubled with this complaint will drive their friends aw...
Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
Sporting. A 10 MILE cycle road lace, promoted by i the Mytleford Cycle Club, was run off, on Friday last, and resulted in a win for V. Higgs, of Bright, who covered the distance in 30mm 57sec. J. Coleman, of Bright, secured second place, his riding time being jomin. 58sec. Bookmaking has been reduced to a fine art in Sydney, and ringmen te:l stories of the colossal totals they handle. One Sydney bookmaker, who operated nearly every day, had in the twelve months a turn over of £'749.986. At the A.J.G. meeting a ringnvin cleared ;£i2,oco on his book, and won i'9000 of this amount on Doncaster Day. A member of a leading firm won £6000 on his Doncaster day operations. Bad debts are frequent, and one man exhibited, in Sydney last week a list of £3348 in bad debts for twelve, months. Another operator wrote off £25,000 in the course of a few years. Concessions wagering, in which your money is returned if your horse runs second and third, is a Sydney innovation ; while "auctioneering" the s...
GIRLS WHO ARE SHUNNED BY MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
GIRLS WHO ARE SHUNNED BY MEM. There are many girls who are shun ned by men, and for the most part the fault lies with themselves. The girl who never exerts herself to be agree able, unless she can have everything her own way, is one of them, for there is not a man alive who will give way in everything to a girl. The girl who scolds is another type; she may be perfectly good-tempered, but she has contracted the scolding habit, and so she is left alone to scold at lier pleas ure. Then there is the girl with the haughty manner and cold stare. No man dares to make love to her, be cause there is nothing whatever to love in her. So the girl scowls at what she considers their had taste, utterly ignoring the fact that her own foolish conduct is the sole cause of their neglect. Another girl without a lover is the painfully shy maiden. She likes to see men at a distance, but the moment they draw near she drives them back with embarrassment. They retire simply out of pity, seeing her distresse...
Myrtleford Market [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
Myrtleford Mark^ FLANAGAN. Newmax & C°-r£.&lt; their fortnightly market a'' on Wednesday, when they ^ yarding of pijs nd «w*P*s* -^j yarding of cattle forward to "i:;; tendance, and in conscMeiK .. were not too brisk, ana sales to make. Pigs, b°ot, "Sfjit: £S 51 to /3 to £2 - jiii!,. slips, 34/6 to 2J/( to -3;° prices down to 20/: siickers. ? Sheep-Best pets to to 34/ to 32/2 to 32/ and at o»F -yi ? 30/ down to 24/6 to 23,'b; best' U 24/7 to 24/3 to 24/ -«4 3 (;v down to 17/5. Best _vf,9,j?r? j!c,-i! s: £8 71 and down to ,||i, to /13 10/; cows to Aim.1 &lt;£14 to /13 10/ and £12 16/; heifers ilJ i3;0, ^ ! £13 8/ and at prices down ;
John Was Prepared. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
John Was Prepared. Representative Gardner, in an ad dress in Providence on preparedness, said: "Before the looming danger of in vasion the pacifist and the prepared ness chaps are, respectively, like Wil lie and Johnny. Willie and Johnny had been very naughty, and were sent to bed by their mother. As they lay side by side footsteps were heard it was now evening-and the two cul prits realised that their father was mounting the stairs. They turned pale. " 'I'm goin' to fold my hands as if I'd been prayin',' said Pacifist Willie, 'and then I'll pretend to be asleep when he comes in.' "But Preparedness Johnny was al ready bustling swiftly about the room. " 'I'm goin' to put on my pants,' he said, 'and line 'em with a newspaper.' "
Mining Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
Mining Notes. FOLLOWING dredging returns hst! reported for the week endes ) last: Junction Maori Queen Ovens Valley (fortnight) Porepunkah In connection vritli tie Pr0P?,:',' syndicate of Wangaratta resi»!-: mine for gold at K'.liswarra, machine known as an alluvial c3--;' tot the Minister of Mines stated ^ day that before decides to graat^ the lease he proposed to h^ve made in Melbourne ot_ the ra'a;\' for the concentrator. Xt? deno-'--^ would be witnessed by r=presM b'J the anti-sludge committee from . atta district, and by otricers c ; partment. . :
How They Were Caught. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
How They Were Caught. Two burglars once entered the house of a clergyman, and whilst they were engaged in their nefarious practice, they heard the clergyman coming to wards the room, so one immediately got under a table and the other in a cupboard near the ceiling. The clergyman entered the room, and, after searching about with no re sult, exclaimed: "Ah, the One above knows all." "No, I don't," shouted the burglar in the cupboard. "It's the one under the table who planned it."
MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCES. The disappearance of Mr. E. J. Wills, whose death is presumed by the Probate Court to have occurred on or about January 11, 1915, since when all trace of him has been lost, adds another mystery to an already long list. Another unsolved London disap pearance was that of one Winstanley, an intimate of the late Hon. George Brodrick, Warden of Merton, and Viscount Midleton's uncle. They lodged together in St. James*, and Winstanley used every evening to dress at their rooms and walk to his club for dinner. One night he went out as usual, and was not heard of again. His money accumulated, but he neve claimed it. Lord Leitrim has heard nothing of his brother, Mr. P. P. Clements, who disappeared about ton years ago. In 1907 he worked his passage from Southampton to New York as a stoker, and since has given no sign of life. In the Lyster family there was a mysterious disappearance, and dur ing an expedition to Alaska in 1898 Sir Arthur Curtis, Bart., and an In dia...
MAKING THE BEST OF IT. A Little Song' of Sunshine. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
MAKING THE BEST OF IT. i A Little Song' of Sunshine. If you find a bit of work that is tire some, do not shirk, Nor an injured martyr feel, and all the rest of it. Put your shoulder to the wheel, and you very soon will feel That it pays you very well to make the best of it. If you have a hill to climb, and feel weary all the time, And you long most ardently to see the crest of It, Tramp on bravely, and you will very soon find out the hill Is not half so steep because you make the best of it. If your day is drear and long, minus mirth and joy and song; Answer, "British pluck and grit, what is the test of it?" It is bearing all the while-yes, and bearing with a smile, With determination stern to make the best of it. . f your hours are fraught with strife, and your day with woe is rife, And the hand of care robs life of .all the zest of it. Think, "The lane must have a turn," and the useful lesson learn That coma' sorrow or come joy, to make the best of it.
Concerning People. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 27 April 1917
Concerning People. MR M. LORKNZ, of the local rai: staff, who recently passed an exarain for the position of stationmaster, tjs transferred to the positiosi of at Barnawartha. Mr I/orenz, win been connected with the local sUn; about three years, has proved a a. officer, and is to be congratulated i:> promotion. Mr Bedggood, of oopna, will take over Mr Lorenz'sdas Bro. A.-E. M'Micken. of Praliao,I trict Chic! Ruler of the order of Rsciu'i. of Victoria, will visit the Bright dir. to-morrow (Saturday;. He will ail a combined meeting of HarrietviU; Freeburgh brethren at the latter; the same evening, conduct deviae at Freeburgh and Poreputikah on3n:i and on Monday address the local and will Pisit Wandi)ij,'ong on Tcs and Porepunkah on WeduestUy ni»h Master E. V. Ciwthorue, ol Bright, is at present studying at the C:: business College, Melbourne, has successful in passing a public sir examination for a position as j: mechanic iu the Postal depart Master Cawthorne is to Le cougrati on h...