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Postal Intelli gence [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
Postal Intelli gence ' For the information of our rea ders we herewith publish the new aten. RATES FOR FLACKS IN VICTORIA.J 8. d. Letters : Half oz. or under 0 1 „ ' For every oz. 0 1 Urgent letters : For each letter in additon to or dinary "postage ... 0 4 ; Late fee ... 0 1 . Patterns' and samples, pac Vkets of&ierchandise, &c. maximum weight 1H>. dimensions not to exceed ^ • -2 ft. in length, 1ft. foot in depth or width, for every 2 oz. or a fraction thereof ... ... 0 1 Books : For every 4 oz or under up to 51hs ... 0 1 Newspapers : For each newspaper 0 0)4 Newspapers, magazines and publications not published in the com monwealth, 2oz ... 0 0)4 Postcards : Each ... 0 1 Reply post cards: Each 0 2 Letter cards 2 for ... 0 2j£ Registration fee ... 0 3 ParcelB, lib or under 0 6 ParcelB, each extra lb. or under ... ... 0 3 ParcelB Post Within Victoria. Limit we ght 1 lib. Limit of size ■v- 3ft 6in in length, or 6ft in girth and length combined. Postage (to be prepai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
Aiictiori Sales to comc WATTS, TURNBULL 4 CO Benalla Stock Market.—Tuesday, November 10 Violet Town Market.—Friday, Nov. 20. Devenisb Slock Market. — Monday, November 23. M. Q. M'NAMARA. Tuesday, Nov. 10— Benalla Stork Sale yyATTS, TURNBULI. & CO STOCK & STATION AOBNTS Land'Financial, Estate Insnranee im: General Commission A %enlh. Head Office.—BENaUJ.a. Branches!—Violet Town, ManM.rld' Enroa, Wangaratta, and kuthenil^n. Markets— . " , • , Benalla, fortnightly, erery alieriix'ivg Tuesday. Devenisb, every fourth Monday. Thoona. every first Friday in each month Euroa, fortnightly, 2nd and 4th Thurs day. ■ " Mnnsfield, monthly, 4tli Friday. Violet Town, monthly 3rd Friday. Waugaratto,. Cattle and .Sheep evtrr ■" alternate* Thursday. Pigs evei; alternate Monday, LOANS NEGOTIATE*). — Moovy tv i lend in large or small sums, hi lowest raten of.interest and chaiK* VALUATIONS MA h K v -; ' • G; H, HAGENADER, Manapt^ IVitncj. C, TORNBDLL, Ati.rtioncei dint Swuii Valuator. -v&...
The Non-Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
The Non-Advertiser. Breathes there a Man with soul so dead Who never to himself hath said: "My trade of late is getting bad, I'lljtry another two-inch ad." If such there be, go mark him well, Por.him no bank account shall swell, No angel watch the golden stair To welcome him a millionaire; The man who never asks for trade, By local lines or ad. displayed, Cares more for rest than worldly gain And patronage must give him pain. Tread lightly, riends let no rude sound Disturb his solitude profound. . Here let him live in calm repose, Unsought by men except he owes, And when nedies, go plant him deep. That naughtmay break his dreamless sleep, Where no rude clamor may diBpel The quiet that he loved so well, And that the world may know its lots, Place on his grave a wreath of moss; And on a atone above, "Here Ilea A chump who wouldn't advertlM,"
Phases of the Moon. August. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
Phases of the Moon. o . ! August. First quarter, Friday 28th september. Full tuoon, Saturday 6th Last quarter. Sunday 13lh New moon, Sunday 20tli First quarter, Saturday 26th JOCTOBKR. Full uioon, Sunduy 4th Last quarter. Moudav 12th New mopn, Monday 19th First quarter, Monday 26th November. Full moon, Tuesday 3rd • Last quartet, Wednesday 11th New incon, Wednesday 18th First quarter, Tuesday 24th
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
NURSE GREER An experienced Specialist from tile Head Quarters Staff of THB LADIES' COLLEGE OF HEALTH, 327 Collins street, Melbourne, m»y be consulted at tile Benalla Hotel, BENaLLA, from 6 p.m. on THURSDAY, September 17tb, till 10 a.m. on SATURDAY, September I9tb. This vis.t is being made for the convenience of those who cannot afford the time and expense of a visit to Mel bourne. Every woman in ill-health should embrace this opportunity of obtaining the skilful advise of one of her own sex, who, speaking from wide experience, will explain how good health uiny be restored without many of the operations now performed on suffering women, and also how speedy relief may be obtained, after all other means have failed, from Headoches, B»ckache, Pains in the Sides and. Pit of Stomach, Nausea, Rheumatism, Catarrh, Piles, Biliousness. Indigestion, Liver and Kidney Troubles. Asthma, Eczema, &c. Please Note.—The Ladies' College of Health holds the Sole Agency iu Victoria for Dr. D. M. ...
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
TO OUR READERS. 0 The editor will carefully peruse al communications scut, whether they be iu political, social, or other form, and tlicy will be treated as strictly con fidential. All items must, however, be well authenticated, and from a reliable source. All communications will be acknowledged iu the correspondence columns. Newspaper clippings are also accept able, and facts about people such as deaths, marriages, social events, etc, ; in fact on all events, will be carefully read and, if suitable, published. We wish to make this journal as in teresting as possible, and you may help us if you desire. Give us your opiuions on the current topics of the day—they may prove of interest to our readerB. Please write on one side of the paper only
BURRAMINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
BURRAMINE. The death of Mr Michel Hogan, Bjirramine South, took place on Sunday last, The late Mr Hogan was one of the earliest settlers of the district, and was highly es teemed by a large circle of acquaint ances* He was 69 years of age, and had not been blessed with very good health for the past two years. The remains were interred in the Yarrawonga cemetery on Tuesday, the funeral being largely attended.
Trunk Telephone [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
Trunk Telephone Iti connection with the trunk tele phone, the following rates are to be charged for conversation be tween Benalla and other towns con nected :— Between 8a.m.&7p.ru, 7p„in.&8a,m First Add. First Add 3 tain. 3 min. 3 miu. 3min •- 1/10 -1/4 lOd Sd • 1/ 9.1 6d Sd 6d 5d 4d 3d 3d 3d 3d 3d Z&lt;] 2d 2d 2d 2d 2d 2d 2d 2.1 2d 2d 2d 3d 4d 3d 6d 4d 3d 1 6d 4d 3d 1' 9d 6d 5d 6d 4d 3d 9d 6d 5d 6d 4d 3d I* 2d 2d 2d M 2d 2d 2d 3d 3d 3d ('] 5d 4d 3d 4'' 3d 4d 3d 3d 4d 3d 4&lt;1 3d 4d 3d 6d 5d 4d 3d 6d Sd 4d 3d Sd 6&lt;i 4d 3d 8d 6d &lt;»d 3d 1/10 1/4 10d 8 1/10 1/4 10d 8d 1/4 1 / 8d 6d 1/ 9d 6d Sd 1/ 9d 6d 5d tfd 6d 4d 3d 1/ 9d 6d 5d Melbourne Seymour Euroa Violet Towu Baddagiunie Winton Glentowau ... Wangaratta ... Chillern Spritigburst ... Wodotsga Beechwortb ... Wubgunyah ... Rutberglen ... Nooramunga Goorambat ... Devenisb Tboona Bungeet West St. James I Leke Rowan... Tungsmab .. | Wilby Telford Yarrawongo... Sbepparton . Dookie Ta...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
C. D. LAIRD, ^ AGENT, BRIDGE-ST., BENALLA, Agent for H. V. M'Kay's Sunshine Works 1 can- supply you with nil kinds of -Machinery. The Sunshine PLOUGHS ami ONE WAY DISC are guaranteed to give every satisfaction. Sunshine Harvester Is so well known comment is unneces sary. I Guarantee all machinery, and buyers allowed trial before paying. Cash or easy terms. C. D. LAIRD, Bridge-street. r . - ! Printed and published by the Proprietor, J. H. Elshaug, at The Printing Works, Nunn St. Benalla, in the Slate of Vibtbria. Why Should Women Suffer ? Old lime logic acciptid it as n matter of cold [act that women were ui"&lt;le to suffer from girlhood to the grave. Wliat n monstrous doctrine. A book dealing witli he matter of pain and suffering a. effecting womenfolk, and wl i h tells how thousands have been restored by a MtiiDle home treatment to permanent health after yeers of pain, will he sent free to anyone who cuts out this ailvt. and sends it to Dept. A. 33, Ladies' College of Heal...
Gross Cruelty [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
Gross Cruelty A horse in a gig returning to Warrackuabeal knocked up. On being urged forward it fell on its knees and bit its tongue off. The driver found the tongue next day. The horse was subsequently shot by the police. Sued for cruclty, M'C'inviile swore he went out nex day to shoot the horse, but could not find it. He was only fin°d with £2 2i "costs.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
WEDDING. —: ♦ THOMAS—BI/ACKBURNI?. On Wednesday, 14th October, at Ryan's Creek Methodist Church, the marriage was celebrated of Miss Emily Blackburne, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs; J. Biackburne, of "Rossmore," Benalla. and Mr. George Thomas, 01 " Rosevinnie," ICast Wangaratta. The ceremony was performed tu the presence of a number of relatives and friends by the Rev. E. Coltman, of Greta. The bride was given away by her father, and looked charming iu a bridal dress of whitecrepe-de-chiue, with trimmings of shadow lace, and carried a bouquet of white lil'ies, asparagus, and maiden-hair fern. Miss Bessie Blackbutne (sister of the bride), was the bridesmaid. She wore a pretty dress of white silk, with lace trimmings, and white silk hat, trimmed with pink and white shaded - feather. Mr. 1 Eric Swan (nephew of bridegroom), was best man. The Wedding March was played by Miss Thomas. After the ceremonv the bridal party and guests motored to "Rossmore." the residence of the bride's parent...
The Main Sydney Road. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
The Main Sydney Road. A largely attended deputation representative of shires through which the Melbourne-Sydney road runs to Wodonga, waited ou the Minister of Public Woiks recently with a specific request that the road should be nationalised and taken oyer by the Government. It was pointed out that the roads running at right angles, and acting as feed ers to the railway lines, were the most important to the shires. The Sydney road had become mainly a tourist road, much used by motor ists, and therefore of little advan tage to shires. The Roads Board s estimate of the cost of construction of this road was about .£1000 a mile, and to compel the shires many of which had a considerable stretch of road running through their boundaries—to bear their pro portion of the cost of the construc tion and maintenance of the road would place upon thein a burden which they could not afford to carry. If the board insisted that the shires pay their share for the making and upkeep of the road, partic...
Labor Candidate for Benalia. MR. EBENEZER BROWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
Labor Candidate for Benalia. MR. EBENEZER BROWN. V /Owiug to the elections being but : j : , a ^ew weeks away we take the \ opportunity of placiDg before our S leaders some of the views expressed by Mr. L. Brown, the Labor candi jj date, as appended:— I Brown opened his remarks | by stating that he had noticed in [ °ne of the daily papers that Aus 1 tralia was being visited by three I scourges—(1) The war, (2) The I drought, and (3) The Labor party. | As to the first two it was true [■' enough, but as to the last one it ! was not true. Concerning the first . named scourge, Britain was at war J with one of the most tyrannical i nations in the world, and while the • Labor party was against war in all its forms, they had the satisfaction of knowing that Britain had not pro voked war arid was fighting in de fence of her rights If the German people had a franchise such as they enjoyed in Australia there would have been no war. He hoped that, as a result of the present conflict, Germany w...
Electricity or Gas. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
'•Scriptus" contributes the follow ing to the O. antl.M. "Advertiser1 —For months past the ratepayers of Wangaratta have been watching a,keen' fight in their borough couu cil as,to the merits or demerits of electricity and gas. The same ;old arguments which filled column's of the'Beech.worth papers have been trotted, out again, but finally the advocates of electricity gained; the day by a majority of one vote. That one vote reminds us of the last Federal Parliament, and .looks as thotjgh it may lead to the same results, viz.,.a general dissolution. The agitation has now spread to Benalla, . The preliminary, skirm ish took place at a meeting of the local Tisders' Association, at which some of the members oT the shire were present by invitation. The leading.traders &lt;of the town seemed determined to have an improved light of some description under: mu nicipal control, and whether it: will be electricity or gas remains to be seen. It should be pointed out the position in both...
Mansfield to Tolmie Road. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
Mansfield to Tolmie Road. The construction of a road from Mansfield railway station to Tolmie was: discussed by the Minister of Public Works on Friday with Mans field councillors, who were intro duced as a deputation by Mr M. K McKenzie. The councillors asked that the road should be constructed under the provision#- of the Main Roads Act. The Tolmie district, they said, contained a vast area of rich land, the bulk of which had been abandoned' by settlers owing to the want of transit facilities. The shire drew only ^48 in rates from the district to be served by the road and the deputation held that it would not be fair that it should have to pay half the cost of con struction, as necessitated by the Act. Mr Calder, chairman of the Roads Board, said that no part of the State was more in need pf roads. The road proposed by the Board would follow the survey for the railway line, which „had been been under consideration some time ago. It would ruu Into the adjoin ing shires of Oxlsy and ...
Bad Ammunition. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
Bad Ammunition. The brawny irishman craned ovei die big glass ease in the chemist's sliop, and eventually managed to lo cate the diminutive proprietor of tlic business. "Wud ye plaze give me somethin* to kill moths?" he asked, and was promptly supplied with a packet of camphor halls. Later in the day the Irishman re turned. "Ar-rc you th' mooney-faced little imp that sowld me these balls?" lie shouted. In his nervousness the man of pills s.iid ■ that he was. "Well, thin," howled the Irishman, "jist you come home wid me, an' if ys can hit a single moth wid wan iv these little haythen pellets, I'll spare ye th' thrashin' ye'Il git otherwise, Say nnthin' about th' lookin-glass an' or raraint8 meself an' the missis broke." Among the witty impromptus of the /ate Justice Matliew the following holdb prominent place:— A certain counsel, after addressing the court for two hours and a-half, ■aid: "And the next point, luy lord " ■ "The next point. Mr.- interrup :ed his lordship, rising for lun...
Benalla Waterworks Trust. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
Benalla Waterworks Trust. There were present at the meet ing on Saturday Com. Harrington (chairman), and Corns. Bennison Mathieson and Guppy. CORRESPONDIJ.VCIJ From State Riyers and Water Supply Commission, requesting that the rating by-law be passed by the trust at its next meeting.—By-law passed, fixing rale at Is in the jQ. From State Accident Insurance Office, notifying the trust of the benefit of same, and pointing out that all policies are guaranteed by the Government of Victoria.—Held over until next meeting. From Superintendent of Police, recommending the appointment of Mid.-cous. Connors as inspector under the Water Act at a salary of .£10 per annum.—Agreed to. RKPORTS. From P. Rebbechi. reportingthat the consumption of water during the past tour weeks had averaged 2T8 000 gals, daily in the town, and 75,0000 gals, da'ly by the Railway Department, total 352,000 gals, daily. Repairs had been carried out to the 9-inch main in Carrier street south, and 1^-incli standpipe has' ...
The Devil Was in Them. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
The Devil Was in Them. At a negro church in the United States the preacher was an old Ger man minister. When he gave out the hymn, he i.sually gave out two lines at a time, anil the choir would sing them after him. One day, however, he mislaid his spectaclcs as he was a'liout to give out the hymn. "Mine eyes ish dim, I cannot see; r !i •• f mislaid my "specs," you see," he explained. The choir proceeded to sing it. Much annoyed, he called them ti order in the following manner: "I did not say dot vas de hymn; J onlv said my eyes vas dim." The choir immediately sang it, which en exasperated the old man, that he Miis-ted out: "I dink the debit's in you all. Do; vas no hymn to sing at all."
WHY SOME MEN [?] MARRT. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 30 October 1914
| WHY SOME Me.a is...\ . MAKHl. By a Heart Specialist. It ia true that but few men, if anj elect to become bachelors—indeed, i have yet -to meet the man who dc sired, other than in a flippant waj to live out his life in a state of sinsli blessedness. Yet the fact remains thai there are plenty of bachelo. s— we meet them on all hands—inn it niaj be accepted that every single one oi them meant to marry ai one time or another. Why didn't they marry? Ah! that's the rub; they wanted to marry—nay. more, they actually sought to marry, and there were plenty of girls about, girls quite good enough for Uh>iii too— yet there they are, bachelors to the core. How does it come about? Well, there is a type of mail who at a certain age, a marriageable age. meets a girl. Without a moment's hesitation he decides that she is the girl for him; he knows that she is his fate. As it happons, she is his .fate, but not quite in the way he thought of, for, when he actually pops the question, he is sent ab...