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Heller's Company. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
Heller's Company. On- Wednesday evening next, lOtli iusfc, iuK.Moore's Hall, Mr G: W. and Madame Madde Heller, well known mystifiors and entertainers, with the assistance of a select company of artists, will present their fam ous entertainment of mirth, mystery,.com edy, spiritualistic wonders, music, song, electric pictures, and clairvoyancy, wherein Madame Heller answers questions and thoughts of audience. No doubt many, will remember this lady's marvellous power in Myrtleford about four years ago. Their entertainments are described by the press as being unique, interesting and refined. The Heller's are so well known for giving a genuine evening's amusement that further comment is unnecessary. ' •
KEEP YOUR GRIT. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
:V £, ;KEEP YOUR GRIT. Hang on! Cling on! No matter what they say.;; ; . . v^/ Push, on! Sing on!-Things will come your way. Sitting down and whining never helps a bit; Best way to get there is by keeping up your grit. Don't give up hoping when the ship goes down; Grab a spar or something—just re fuse to. drown. Don't think you're dying just because you're hit, Smile in face of danger and hang to your grit. Folks die too easy—they sort of fade away; Make a little error, and give up in dismay. Kind of man that's needed is the' man of ready wit, To laugh at pain and trouble and keep his grit.
VORACITY OF THE JACKASS. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
VORACITY OF THE JACKASS. Mr. R. G. Wise, of The Springs, Woodford, had a curious experience the other day. While driving his bul lock dray he noticed a laughing jack ass apparently battling with a snake by the roadside. Taking his whip handle he went over to the scene of the conflict with the view of helping the bird to overcome its enemy. On approaching, however, he saw that the battle was over, and that the kookaburra had commenced to swal low the reptile—a green snake. 4ft. 3in. long. He had got down about 9in. of the head end and there the snake stuck, the bird being neither able to complete its absorption nor to eject it. It was its efforts to get rid. of the snake tl at had led to the vio lent struggle which drew the atten tion of the passer by. Mr. Wise pick ed up the "combination," the bird be ing unable to offer resistance, and carried it home, and secured an excel lent photograph of the still firmly united pair. Then he hauled out the snake^by main strength and allowed the...
Gapsted. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
Gapsted. From Our Correspondent. At a meeting of the School Com mittee held on Monday night it was decided to postpone the school con cert until Saturday, 13th inst, as a mark of sympathy for Mr E. R. Cousins and the other members of the family in iheir late sad bereave ment. It was further decided to postpone Arbor Day to a date to be fixed, in the hope that other parents will come along and help the Committee in their efforts to improve the school grounds. Two pupils, Iyen Ottrey and lyilian Ottrey, were succesful in gaining their merit certificates at the recent examination, the latter doing an exceptionallj' meritorious paper, and her lowest percentage being 87 Another pupil, Robt. M'Keown, has gone tc attend the Wangaratta High School, where, it is expected and hoped, he will dis tinguish himself.
Fire at Wangaratta [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
Fire at Wangaratta A fire occurred at Wangaratta on Fri day morning, destroying a shop and con tents. "Mr R. J. M'Cracken carried on a lurnishing and upholstery business in the building, and had been at work, before S o'clock. He had a fire burning, and at 8.30 went away to breakfast. It is believed a log rolled out of the fire, igniting inflamm able material close by and causing the out break. The stock was valued at about £30C, but was not insured, the policy lapsing two months ago. The building, was insured for J2150 The premises ad joining, owned by G-. Bullivant and occu pied by Mr C. Deverel, saddler, were damaged. They were insured for £300,
Porepunkah. Tuesday. FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
Porepunkah. From our Correspondent. Tuesday. Football. The meeting of Porepunkah and Wandiligong teams on the local ground on Saturday drew a large attendance from all parts of the district, including man}' from Myr tleford; but the spectators were treated 10 a display which could not be termed really interesting. For so early in the season, Wandiligong played fine football, and won easily by 32 points, while on the other hand Porepunkah were far below form and did not show near the same, dash or system as in practice. Wan diligong had their skipper, Jackson, back with them, and Porepunkah's big follower (Coventry) captained the locals. Wandiligong team in cluded Dickenson, of Myrtleford, whom the locals have protested, and the matter will come before the Board of Control. Dwyer (2), Xardi, Gilliard (2), Beer, Telford, Dickenson, Gow, . Jackson, and Gribble played splendidly for Wan diligong : while for Porepunkah, Rayner, H. Ouley; Coventry, Chandler (2), Walkear, Greatorex, Robert...
The Baking Dispute. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
The Baking Dispute. The dispute in. the bakery trade in .Mel bourne has been, settled. The demand for day baking has been conceded, and the men are to be given substantial increases in wages. The terms of settlement were:—Day baking, between the nours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wages of foremen or single hand, 1/9 per hour; casual hands (persons work ing 30 hours-or less in any one week), 2/ per hour ; persons not otherwise provided for/.-1/7 per hour. Overtime, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., payment at the rate of time and a third'; between: 9 p.m. and .8 a.m., double time. As the agreement was arrived at by the - wages board, the customary thirty days must olapse before the amended determina tion can come into force, and 30th June has been fixed as the date on which it shall ' come into operation. A calculation made by an employer is that the increased rate of pay will mean at least ah additional expenditure of .£20,001) a year in the metropolitan area, and .£7,000 a year more in the countr...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
Rifle Notes. Musketry shooting has just been completed on the local range. Al together 24 members completed the course, and some good performances were put up. .Sweepstakes were won by the following:—J. C. Chandler and J. Jones, winners of the scratch events ; and J. Knox and A. Chanaler, the winners of the handicaps. Fifteen members also competed for the V.R.A. medal, the condi tions being 15 shots at 300, 500 and 6j)0 yards, and the winners were :— A. Chandler with a score of 200pts and A. Jessup second with 194 pts; The winner of the clasp was J. Chandler with a score of 206 pts, J. Tones 202 pts being second The following are a few of the highest scorers :—J. Chandler 208, J. Jones 202, A. Chandler 200, A. Jessup 194, W. Blaikie 194, F. Mummery 190. •
Property Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
Property Sales. Evans and I^anglauds report hav ing sold on account Mr K. Smith', of Palmerston, his freehold property situated on the Ovens River, three miles from Myrtleford, at &lt;Z£13 10/ j:er acre to Mr Wills. Flanagan, Newman and- Co, offered for sale at Whorouly, on be half of the administrator of the es tate of the late D. F. Carmody, 104 acres- .of land on Whorouly fiats. Mr John E- Carmody, of Carboor, became the purchaser, the price paid being .£11 10/ per acre.
FOR MARRIED FOLK. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
FOR MARRIED FOLK. Society requires that, whatever their private relations, husband and wife •face the world as a unit, harmoniouB, and with interests identical. One thing good form imperatively demands—that by no mischance, no loss of self-c ntrol, shall family dis cords he revealed to strangers, chil dren or servants. An uncontrolled voice is always unmannerly and undig nified. A readiness to give up in little things is the most' tactical- appeal' pos sible for a return of courtesy at other times when the matter may be of im portance to us.
Recreation Reserve for Whorouly. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
Recreation Reserve for Whorouly. A public meeting was held at Whorouly last week to consider what steps should be taken, to pro cure a recreation ground for the residents. Strange to say, although Whorouly'has been in existence as a community for a great'number of: years, and their sportsmen, notably their cricketers and footballers, ranking alongside the best in the surrounding districts, there has never been a public recreation ground, all their sports having been held on private propeity. At the annual meeting of the cricket club, it was decided to try and find out if it were possible to buy a piece of ground centrally situated, suitable for a recreation reserve, and at this meeting, which was presided over by Cr Milne, and attended by a fair number-of local sports, after the matter had been thoroughly dis cussed, a committe2 consisting of Messrs Hammond, Joseph Carmody and John Connell, were appointed to search for and inspect sites suit able for the purpose ; interview the owne...
CHARACTER. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
. 531&lt;5IT*RACT£B. There is no' instinct implanted in the breast ;of ..man gonunlversally ac tive as the love of character. In this respect, the prince on, his throne, the jUdge on his bench, the r;mer chant 4n his counting-hoUse/are alike.^ouich them'in whatever'pertains'to "their worldly interest—their business or their wealth—and yoiir interference, though it-may indeed be rebuked,, will yet be borne with comparative indif ference^. ri Tamper with them even in the matter of life, trifle with - their health, expose them to .disease, and still you' inflict not a deadly wound; but. let the pestiferous breath of slander breathe upon their fair fame, you touch their happiness "in its most vital part. To a man of virtuous sensibilities and refined feelings, there is nothing in life that can be placed in competi tion with it.. It is the chain that holds him to society, and the talis man that preserves his rank. Cast a mildew upon this, and you convert his moments of pleasure i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
For Bronchial Coughs, take Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6. Mr Kitto, statioumaster at'Ever ton, has received notification of his promotion and transfer to Creswick. He expects to leave within a fort night. The death occurred at Beechworth la=t weekof Mr Roger Williams. He had been employed in various mines in the district, and for 20 years had worked a reef at Mopoke Gully, as sisted by his sons, till increasing age compelled his retirement. He was-a'1 devoted worker and preacher in the Methodist Church. Recently. Mr J.; Conley, butcher, of Harrietville, forwarded two trucks, of fat cattle to the metropoli tan market.-On • the..way; to the Bright railway station the.cattle were put. up over night in a paddock badly, infested with. St. John's Wort.-. Whether, the animals had a good feed .off the! weed is not known, but sliortly after, ^-they had '.changed ' hands iti Melbourne,' two ' .were . found dead. An, examination by!a veterinary surgeon'was. made, arid he diagnosed ; the ca...
Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
At a special meeting of the North Eastern Race Clubs' Association on Monday, Mr B. Yoxall's appeal against the Novelty pony race at Edi being awarded to Doreen was upheld and the xace awarded to the Villain. The chestnut gelding Bundara (Bundook—Mary Ann) and grey gelding Dederang (Carillon—Mag nat), owned by W. Hynes, Run ning Creek, Dederang, are now being trained at Wodonga. Bundara won the second Hurdle Race at Al bury on Thursday last. ' Whitefeet, winner of the first Hurdle Race at Albury, was ridden by the veteran cross-couutry horse man Walter Douglas, who is stated to be 50 years of age, but still has plenty of nerve and dash. He also rode Bundara, the winner on the se cond day. Eroni Bros' chatnpion jumper I,andlock gave a great exhibition under gaslight during the recent visit of the circus to Gilgandra (N.S. W.) He cleared the bar in fine style and succeeded in jumping Tft lin. The jump was a great feat, considering the ground was in a • slippery condition, as it had bee...
Bright Shire Council. TUESDAY, 2ND JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
Bright Shire Council. Tuesday, 2nd Junk. Present.—Crs Jones (President), A. H. Wallace, Brogan, Abraham, ! Oribble, Rollason and H. Wallace. Correspondence. Pubiic Works Department, advis ing that Pentridge wire netting sup plies were exhausted ; English nett ing, can be supplied at £23 a mile.— Received. A.. H. Loch, applying for posi tion of analyst; fee for group of 3 samples to be charged at 1/.— As this is below present cost, Mr Loch was appointed. Jno Hardy, Mudgegong'a, seeking permission to cut trees on road over hanging his property, known as Lack's, for wire netting purposes.— Permission granted ; trees to be cleared and grubbed. M. Culhane, Harrietville, com plaining of race . flooding his pro perty.—Engineer to inspect on next visit. Country Roads Board, advising its intention of taking over the Bright-Myrtleford road; a complete plan would follow.—The Secretary stated plan had not yet arrived.— Secretary instructed to write for plans, also to intimate that bridges at Po...
TAINT IN CREAM. Feed that will injure, the flavor of the butter and which should not be fed to milch cows are: [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
TAINT IN CREAM. Feed that will injure, the flavor of . v the butter and which'should not he fed to milch cows are:— 1. Turnips and turnip tops. . 2. Rape or rye. • c 3. Decayed ensilage. 4. Leeks, onions, or apples in large quantities. . Other causes of taint in cream are: 1. Cows' udders and teats in an un clean condition at milking time. 2. Milking in unclean bails. 3. Using unclean wooden, galvanised or rusty milking pails. .. 4. Separating the milk in contact with odors. 5.—Improperly cleaned separator. 6. Keeping the cream in cellars or other places where there roots or vegetables. ' 7. Keeping the cream for several days at a temperature over 55 deg. . 8. Cows drinkin'g water from stag- > nant water-holes or the soakage of . stock or farm yards; .: ; c Dont* try to analyse" women; love them for what they are. Don't pick them to pieces as-you would a toy, for you can never put them together again. I have heard; of men who would die for a woman, tout never of one who would go ...
SYDNEY'S SINFUL SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
SYDNEY'S SINFUL SUNDAY. The Public Morals Committee of the Presbyterian Assembly "Regrets that there is no observable diminution in the volume of the human stream that sets towards recreational resorts on Sunday." On Sabbath after Sabbath see them pass the churches by; While Presbyterians lament, let's find the reason why. Though "seventhly" be out of date, and brevity's the aim Of many a modern preacher, still the quality's still the same As when the Reverend John Macduff preached sermons sad and long, And who'd accept a Sunday choir for Sunday's boating song? When joys of Sydney Harbor to the Sydney people call, The wonder is that anyone will go to church at all. It may be right; it may be wrong; Persnurkus. will not seek To justify the way they spend their holiday per week. x,or yet can Peter well condemn the pleasant things they do, For, if the honest truth be told, gay Peter does 'em too. When he was young he " went to church because he had to go, , But now he's wise to all the...
DOWN WITH THE PEDESTRIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
DOWN WITH THE PEDESTRIAN. Owing to the ever-increasing perils of tlie traffic in the city streets the pedestrian has been much discussed of late by motorists, who are anxious to - keep the pedestrian in his proper place, which seems to tie on the foot path, and nowhere else. It is there fore not surprising that rhe pedes trian, after reading the opinions ex pressed about him by motorists, and enjoying a hearty supper, should have dreamt that he was present—a soli t. x-y pedestrian, at a meeting of in oignant motorists, and heard the fol lowing speech:— "If we do not take prompt action, .-fellow-motorists, not one of us will be alive in Melbourne in another year. During the past 12 months 275 poor motorists have been run over and kined-by pedestrians; 3119 have been seriously injured, 1285 being cripplea lor life. (Groans.) The lives of mo torists will never be safe while pe destrians are allowed to encroach upon the roadways. No motorist ri the city streets will ever be sure of seei...
CHILDREN'S FRIENDSHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
CHILDREN'S FRIENDSHIPS. From about the fifth or sixth year children are apt to make firm friend ships with their small contemporaries. I This should be a watchful period for ) mothers, for these early friendships s have-a marked influence on the mind, morals and manners of a child. | Nearly every character is moulded !| very largely bV early companionship ij and surroundings. Every mother !j should take care to be her children's J companion as far as possible, for she \ may 'be quite sure that if they are left \ to the care of servants, they will at» the l?est only attain the ideal manners f and customs of the nursery or ser.-1 vants's hall, which are not quite those :j of the cultured classes. Children re-1 quire the companionship of little folk i of their own age, and a mother should ' be so much her children's friend that: she knows all their associates, and is able to nip in the bud any acquaint ance which she thinks undesirable. The mother who, to save herself fa tigue, lets he...