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NATHALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
NATHALIA. A very old colonist, in the person of Mrs A, Grinter, has passed away, The deceased had reached the mature age of 81 years, and leaves a family of sons and daughters to mourn their loss. The dry weather is causing the exo dus of a lot of stock, A great number of horses and cattle are being removed to N.S.W., some being taken as far as Wyalong and Dubbo. In sheep, Gipps land buyers have been relieving the farmers of their flocks at what are con sidered firood nricflH nnder existing en ditions. The work of the committee appointed to colleot for the patriotic fand is meet ing with approval, and it is believed that a very respectable snm will be forwarded as the district's quota. Whilst engaged shoeing a horse at Messrs Bentley Bros, shoeing forge on Thursday last, Mr Q-. Robertson got a severe blow on the head. The animal reared suddenly, and its forefoot came down on Robertson's head. He was treated by Dr Keyes, and has now recovered. Mr J. Subton-Orow, the organising secret...
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. PICOLA. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. [Prom Our Own Correspondents.] PIOOLA. On Monday of last week Mr Sel fridge, who was sbationmaster at Picola, died after a short illness, thongh he had been a great sufferer for years. The deceased gentleman, who was 58 years of age, was a highly respected officer in the service. He was for years sbationed at Strathmerton prior to coming here, and there, as here, gained the respect of all. The fnneral took place at the Nathalia Cemetery on Thursday last. The local branch A.W.N.L. has voted 30s to the patriotic fund. At the annual meeting of the looal branch A.W.N.L. Mrs R. J. Fairman (President Nathalia branch) delivered an address on the Initiative Referendum Officers were elected as follow :—Presi dent, Mrs G. Stickels ; vice-Presidents, Mesdames S. Baxter, T. Lovelock, E. Roach aud J, G. Henderson ; secretary, Mrs C. J. Donovan; treasurer, Mrs Jos. Grinter, and a large committee,
Numurkah Court of Petty Sessions. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 26. (Before Messrs John Meiklejohn and W. C. Fitzwater J's P.) Alleged Housebreaking. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
Numurkafa Court of Petty Sessions. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 26, (Before Messrs John Meiklejohn and W, C. Fitzwater J's P.) Alleged Housebreaking. Three young men named Charle3 Lawson, Harry Williams and Les, Hill were charged with having, on August 20, broken into the dwelling of James Ferri, of Wunghnn, and stealing there from articles valued at £21 5s 6d. Inspector Corkhill prosecuted. James Ferri deposed that be resided near Wunghnu. On returning from work on August 20 with his sister he found a window in the kitchen had been broken and the house ransacked. Informed the police and with Con stable Delarue went along the road and saw accused. Where they were sitting Constable Delarue found a jam jar, cigarette bin and razor, which he identified as his property. Ac cused were then taken to the police station, and on being searched several articles, which he identified aa his property, were found. Constable Delarue deposed that on August 20 he saw accused, and where they were sitting found t...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
NEWS AND NOTES. EIGHT more subscribers are required fco the Supplement to this^Oolumn, lBsued monthly, 16 pages illustrated, Is per annum, post free any address. Subscription not previously acknow ledged—Mr O. Weatherill, Is. The Eev W. A. Williams, of Cobram parish, will conduct services next Sunday at Strathmerton 11 a.m., Katunga 3 p.m., and Numurkah 7 p.m. Attention is drawn to the above notice with regard to sick visiting. The Eector will be greatly obliged if this request is acted upon. In this large parish one may be lying grevlously ill, and it is pre sumed that '-the Reotor is sure to know," when, as a matter of fact, he is quite un aware of it, not being possessed of powers of divination. " A curse was pronounced by the angel of the Lord upon the village of Meroz, whose inhabitants came not to the help of the Israelites against the Canaanitish invaders. Meroz was out of the line of battle and simply did nothing. We in Australia must notand will not earn such reproach durin...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
Its Meuajdrpiam. OOBBLEDIOK.—Irfcloving memory of onr dear huaband;8nd father, who was accidentally killed on 30th Angnst, 1911. r God took yon froir .this sinful world With little ache oypain ; Yon were nob to 1' low the fnbnre, Yon could nob be ,r the strain. Sleep on, deares* .loved one, Irs God thab knf /s what's best, He will provide;' ,or yonr dear children, And gnide then ^or the best. —Inserted b I your loving wife and children. i j
LIBERAL DONATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
LIBERAL DONATIONS, Though the canvass has not yet been commenced, several donations have al ready been promised. Or Campbell has offered £25, Dr Harbison £25, Mr B. Gf. Selleck £20, whilst Mr D. Ooghill has offered two horses, and Mr J. F. Bedwell one. There appears little doubt that when the canvass is made on Thursday nest the response will be a liberal one. Everybody realises that this is a time when small donations should not be given if it is at all pos sible to give a larger amount. As one gentleman has put it, we should all give a little more than we can afford.
THE LITANY. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
THE LITANY. If; is reported by cable that the King and Queen have recently attended a great service of intercession held at the Abbey. The form of prayer used would no doubt be the Litany to be found in our Prayer Book with possibly a few variations and prayers similar to those compiled by our Archbishop in the special Litany, whioh is said at St. George's, Numurkah, every Tuesday and Friday morning at eight thirty. It is also reported that vast j numbers are attending similar services throughout England. Are we going to act the same, or are we going to be con tent with just the few who make it con venient to attend ? What a fine thing ; it would be to behold as many as our j ohurch could possibly hold assembling ] themselves together and spending a quar- i ter of an hour in intercession to Almighty God the Lord of Hosts. Header, can you spare she time from your business, or can you allow your employes off for that brief period ? Will it interfere very much with the work at that tim...
VOLUNTEERS REJECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
VOLUNTEERS REJECTED. Since the volunteers went into camp «t Broadmeadows, very strict medical examinations have taken place, with the result that many men have been rejected. Included in the number are Messrs R. D, Ward, W, Cumming, and G. Broom. Hardship is being experlencsd by some of the men. They had, of course, to resign their employment, and in many cases their places have been filled. Mr Ward was employed at this office, and all enquiries made went to show that no further examination would be needed ; as Mr Ward put it, they were already on active service. Acting on this his posi tion here was filled, and the result is that, solely on account of his willingness to serve his country, he has been thrown out of employment. The agreement made with his successor cannot be broken, much as we should have liked to re-Instate him, for he is a fine workman. The Government should make amends in such cases, either by finding employ ment for those rendered workless, or keeping ihem until ...
MEETINGS, ETC. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
MEETINGS, ETC. Wednesday, 26th—Reotor at Strath merton and My wee. Confirmation Class 7 p.m. Thursday, 27th—Meeting C.E.M.S., 7.30 a.m. ' Friday. 28th—Choir practice, Numur kah, S p.m. Special War Litany, 8.30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept 1st—G.F.S., Rectory, S p.m. Special War Litany, 8.30 a.m. Wednesday, 2nd—Reotor at Inver gordon. HYMNS for next Sunday—(12th Sun day after Trinity.)—165, 214. 285, 290, 368, 370, (H.C. 555, 320, 321 324).
AN APPRECIATION. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
AN APPRECIATION. To the Editor, Sir,—Prior to our departure from Aus tralia, we, the undersigned members of the Expeditionary Force, desire to thank, through the medium of your valuable journal, all those kind friends who tendered us such a happy, loyal and patriotic " send-off." Especially do we thank Mr and Mrs Eddy, the members of the orchestra and the Town Band. We will cherish the flattering remarks made, and endeavor to carry out the , advice given us, and do our utmost to uphold the dignity and prestige of the British Empire, whose main object is to ensure the peace of the world. All are well and are receiving good treatment.— Soars, eto., Privates ROBERT D. WARD, JOHN CARTER, RUPERT A. LEE, HAR OLD R. BAKER, EGBERT LEE, WILLIAM GUMMING.
The Numurkah Leader ESTABLISHED 1895. A Farmers Paper, published in the interests of the rural community. Every Friday, one penny. FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 21, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
Established 1895. A Farmers Paper, published In the In terests of the rural community. Every Friday, one penny. Friday Morning, August 21, 1914. At the Methodist Ohurch on Sunday evening a patriotic sermon wili be preached by the Rev White, and patriotic hymns will be sung. Naring Presbyterian Church.—Anni versary services in connection with the above will be held on Sunday next. Mr Wall, of Ormond College, will preach in the afternoon, and the Rev Mr Harvey in the evening. N.S.W. Land.—Mr H. J. Glsnny is now receiving and sending in applications for the 63 homestead farms in the Wyaloug district, N.S.W. The country is splendidly adapted for mixed farming and the rainfall Is 17 inches. Local Poultry Breeders,—At the Shep parton poultry show the following dis trict breeders were very successful:— Mr J. Murray—Barred Rocks : 3rd cock, 3rd hen, 2nd cockerel. White Rocks ; 1st cock, 1st hen, 1st and 3rd cockerel ; special best rock, H. Jorgenson—Buff Orpington : 3rd hen. Golden Wyan dot...
THE PATRIOTIC FUND. LIBERAL CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
THE PATRIOTIC FUND. LIBERAL CONTRIBUTIONS RE CEIVED. In connection with the Patriotic Fnnd eeveral donations of £25 and .£20 have already been received, and promises of horses have also been given by some far mers. A circular has been drafted to be sent to everyone in the district placing the appeal before them. Following is a copy of the oircular— National Patriotic Fund Our Country's Call. A great crisis has come upon our nation. Because Great Britain counts honor, justice und truth more important than peace and safety she has beoome Involved in the present war of the nations. "We have all been stirred by the magnificent way in which every part of the Empire has come with men and money to help the Mother Country. We are proud of the response of the yonng manhood of our Commonwealth to the oall for service—service that may mean the sacrifioe of life. Shall not wo, who cannot go nor send our sonB, count it a privilege to help in other ways? Our greatest gifts will be small in compar...
From Trinidad to Bournville. REMARKABLE MOVING PICTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
From Trinidad to Bournville. REMARKABLE MOVING PICTURE. How they do it at Bonrnville, the place where the world-wide famous Oocoa and Chocolate come from which bear that name, formed the Bubject of a peculiarly effective and cleverly ar ranged film at West's pictures in Syd ney recently, bearing the appropriate title,"The Food of the GodB." We have have all enjoyed Oadbury Brothers' Bonrnville Oocoa, and their delightful chocolate preparations, but very few know the hiBtory of what they are con suming, from the plant in far away Trinidad down to the point at which they strip off the picturesque wrapper to get at the dainty and nutritious con tents. Away in Trinidad, under favour ing tropical skies, the firm has its es tates with their far-stretching planta tions ;here you see the setting of the young plants, their maturity, the har vesting of the cocoa pods, their opening, and the natural drying of the beans by the sun's fierce tropical heat. Then come the bagging, the mule transpor...
Goulburn Valley Football Competition. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
Goulburn ITalley Football Competition: The Yallay competition is fast draw ing to a close and as a resnltof previous matches the figures point to Muckatah, Oobram, Tallygaroopna, and Katama tite clubs being left to do battle for the premiership. Judged by the first round of matches the final appeared cartain to be fought between Oobram and Muckatah, but more recent form puts Katamatite and Tallygaroopna in the limelight, and the semi finals should prove interesting. Saturday's matches resulted as follow :— Katamatite 4,14 beat Drumanure 1.5 Wunghnu 11.6 beat Boomanoomana 7.15 Numurkah 10.15 beat Strathmerton 6.4 Tallygaroopna 6,12 beat Oobram 4.8
RECHABITES AND THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
EECHABITES AND THE WAR. Tho district; officers have decided to pay from the district contingent fund the contributions of benefit members of the Victoria District, who go as members of the Australian Expeditionary Poroes to Europe. This responsibility will be undertaken for the November and Febru ary quarters. If the need exists at the time of holding the annual meeting in Warrnambool in February nest, the district will be able to decide as to subsequent arrangements. The local juvonile tent is showing itself to be alive and up-to-date. In about a month's time they will give a concert, the proceeds of which will be given to the Patriotic • Fund. Fuller particulars concerning thiB concert will be advertised later.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
LADIES PLEASE NOTE--Ladies are requested to note that the offices of the Ladies College of Health have removed from 46 Elizabeth Street, to Phair's Buildings, 327-329 Collins Street, Mel bourne. The college has the sole agency In Victoria of Dr D. M. Coonley's famous Orange Lily Treatment, which for the past 25 years has been effecting such wonderful cures among women in all parts of Australia. For the benefit of sufferers, and for those in whose homes King Baby has failed to appear, a free valuable medical book will be sent to anyone writing to Dept. 47, The Ladles College of Health, Phair's Buildings, 327 Collins Street Melbourne.
PEOPLE'S PARTY. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
PEOPLE'S PARTY. ANNUAL MEETING. The annnal meeting of the above was held on Tuesday afternoon, when there was a fair attendance of members, the President (Or Moss) in the chair. The seorerary reported that there were 170 members on the roll. The President stated what had been done regarding the selection of a candi date tor the State Parliament. Many charges had been made against the executives of the two leagues, but these were soon dissipated. Election of Officers, Prior to officers being eleoted, a vote of thanks was acoorded the President and secretary (Mr R, J. Waiters), In moving the motion Cr Thornton re ferred in flattering terms to the sacrifices that had been made by the gentlemen named in the cause of Liberalism. In responding, Cr Moss said the positions involved a good deal of work. They would not mind that were they properly supported by members when meetings were called. If the attitude of members of this branch was a reflex of the attitude of Liberals generally throug...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
Doan's Reports Investigated. * NO RETURN OF ILLNESS FOR 15 YEARS. We are answering a veiy important question to-day, viz., •' Do the people who say they have been cured by Doan's Backache Kidney Pills stay oared?" A medicine which cares merely for a day or a week is worthless ; it is only a tonic or purgative. But a medicine which drives the illness away so that it stays away, that medicine does all medi cine can do. We bave been veri fying our earlier published eases, and we are pleased to say that the result of our investigations lias been most grati fying. The cures by Doan's Backache Kidney Pills are permanent oures. Here's proof of this statement:— Mrs Kelvy, Goulburn Road, Echuca East, says :—I was subject to kidney derangement for many years, and this caused me a good deal of suffering. There was a continual pain across the small of my back that was some times so severe that I could not turn over in my bed. I was also tronbled with dizziness, hot flushes to the face, and terr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
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