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School Sports [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 6 October 1950
School Sports '--Q"-- . The Upper Goulburn Secondary Schools Sports Association held its annual meeting on the Yea Recrea tion reserve on Friday, when once A again the elements were kind, and d, provided a day of brilliant' sun shine. i The four competing teams Mans field, Yea, and the two Houses of the Alexandra school (Long and K Bainbridge) all gave good accounts of themselves, with Yea scooping the pool by winning the junior sen- C ior and grand aggregates. With a much lower attendance than the other schools, Mansfield trailed this r year, but left a great "last, impres sion" when they gave a magnifl- : cent display of marching to take C the separate pennant for this extra R event. The uniforms worn by the L girls in each team were in school colors, and were most impressive. Once again there were many fine F performances, and the young com- 1 petitors are to be congratulated on | putting on such a splendid show. The whole organisation worked very smoothly. Results were: Junior B...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 6 October 1950
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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 6 October 1950
DEATH. LUNDQUIST-On the 4th October, An dres Bernhard, aged 66 years,' beloved husband of Ellen, loving father of Pearl (Mrs, Scott, deceased), Reuben (deceas ed), and Bernard. Passed away at Heid elberg Military Hospital. Journey's End. At rest. -Inserted by his loving wife and son. BEREAVEMENT NOTICE Mrs. T. O'Brien- and Family desire to Thank all kind friends and relatives for floral tributes, cards, letters, telegrams and personal expressions of sympathy during their recent sad bereavement, es pecially thanking Mrs, J, Arnold and Mrs. W. H. Jones and family. Will all please accept this as a personal expression of our deepest gratitude. IN MEMORIAM WOOD.--In memory of our father William ; also brother-in-law Wilfred -Pearson Family Eildon.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 6 October 1950
ENGAGEMENT &nbsp; The engagement is announced of Ruby (Raye), youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs. J. Beveridge, Mid Road, Dundee, Scotland, to Kevin, only son of Mrs Dent and the late MR. W. Dent, Bayley Street, Alexandra.
BRILLIANT SUCCESSES. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 13 October 1950
BRILLIANT SUCCESSES. Max and Keith Rowley showed their prowess in taking first and third in the five-day (510 miles) Tour of the West, classic cycle event, which finished at Sydney Showgrounds on Monday. Keith; after a terrific struggle, managed to steal the final sprint of the last stage from Max, with little more than a wheel separating them. However, overall times proved Max to have a clear cut win of 1 min. 37 sec. from Tommy Williams (second), with the third'man only four seconds away. The last stage of 62 miles from Penrith was covered through pouring rain in 2 hrs. 52 min. 22 sec., by the Rowley Bros. In;parts of this race, following cars had difficulty in keeping pace with the cyclists,. who reached speeds of over 50 miles per hour. The Hartley's team of Max and Keith Rowley, Bruce Opperman and Wally Reed, won the teams race with an aggregate time of 66 hours 31 min. 59 sec. The original Hartley machines were' used by this team throughout the race--trouble 'free! A HARTLEY C...
8/13 V.M.R. ANNUAL CAMP, 1951. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 13 October 1950
8/13 V.M.R. ANNUAL CAMP, 1951. The annual fourteen days' camp of the Second Armored Brigade will be held at. Puckapunyal during the first day of February, 1951. As attendance at this camp is compulsory for all members of the Victorian Mounted Rifles, it is strongly recommended that troops 'should make early ar ments with employers to enable them to attend . Likewise, a request is made to employers to make provision for members of the unit to get the necessary time off from work. Range Practice. Attention is again drawn to the range practice at Yea rifle range on Saturday, 21st October. Transport will leave the training depot at 0900 hours. Members should provide them selves with a cut lunch. Attendance at this shoot is compul sory. Schools. From -time to time vacancies exist for candidates to attend ten-day spec. lalist schools and courses at the Ar attenmng a tcuuLua auoult make ap plication to headquarters, Alexandra detachment, Cpl. F, Luckman has recently at tended a gunnery sch...
Death of Mr. J. H. Docking [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 13 October 1950
Death o: Mr. J. H. Docking The death occurred on Monday last of Mr. John Henry Docking, who was in his 90th ycar. He had resided in Alexandra for the past 82 years, He came to the district with his parents when 8 years of age. The late Mr. Docking had a wonderful memory. He could relate incidents of the early days of this district with ease. , He was employed by the Alex andra Shire Council maintaining roads for many years, and was a most conscientious workman. The late Mr. Docking was held in high esteem throughout the 'district. He was the oldest mem Sber of the M.UIO.O.F. Lodge at Alexandra. His- wife predeceased him. Two sons and two daughters are left to mourn the loss of a good father. The funeral took place at the Alexahdra cemetery on Wednes day last, thq cortege leaving from .th resbytrian. Church. Rev. McKenzie conducted the service at the Church and -at the. grave-, side. Cumming, Culhane had charge of the funeral arrange Sments. C -* ,
THORNTON v. YARCK. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 13 October 1950
THORNTON v. YARCK. The home team (Thornton) had first strike, and when they had reach ed 76 for the loss of four wickets the compulsory declaration came into ope ration. G. Scorah was in good batting form in compiling 33 before retiring, other useful contributions coming from J. Girdwood (13) and L. Sparke (10). B. Goodear had the best bowl ing figures for Yarck, with one for 6. Yarck did better than their oppo nents, 83 runs being compiled for their loss of seven wickets, to give them a first innings' win by seven runs. N. Phillips was responsible for an exxcel lent performance, knocking up 50 be. fore retiring. For Thornton K. Smith was the best trundler. with two wic. kets for 31.
Alexandra Tennis Club [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 13 October 1950
Alexandra Tennis Club The above club was officially opened by Shire President, Cr. Davy, on Saturday last. Wet weather prevented play. How tver it is hoped to have the gents and ladies' doubles, played off to morrow. - . The committee. have been ad ,vised to proceed with the estab lishment of. grass courts. For nmation work could be carried out now. Steps for an adequate sup ply of water is hoped for from Snobs Creek (tenders for this project have been called). It is hoped to have the advice of the curator of the Kooyong Tennis Club in the laying of the courts, etc. A public meeting will: shortly be called to discuss the, question of the establishment of grass courts at Alexandra. Even if a vote to carry out preliminary work dis unanimous it will be a decision in the right.direction.
ALEXANDRA CRICKET CLUB v. MARYSVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 13 October 1950
ALEXANDRA CRICKET CLUB v. MARYSVILLE. This match was played at Alexan dra, the locals taking first use of the wicket, to score 147, 0. Brett compil. ing 45 in an attractive knock, J. Cook 24, and J. Coates 19 not out. The wickets fell to E. Greatorex, who captured four scalps for 3, and M. Gaylard, two for 13. Marysville lost two wickets for 17 runs, and so the game was drawn. J: Greatorex's tally was 7 not out, and J. Dowery's 5 not out. 0. Brett re vealed nice versatility by taking the two wickets, at a cost of nine runs.
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE STANDARD. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 13 October 1950
CORRESPONDENCE, TO TihI UDIUO Or TD1 ?rA&DRoD." Sir, - The R.S L. Ladies Auxil iary are-holding a crazy whist afternoon on Wednesday, Oct. 18 in aid of the War Widows and Orphans Appeal. As this appeal is sponsored by R.S.L. Headquar ters Appeal., Co.lnp.it). we would like to comfiedp it to all who may read this. If you do not play crazy wlist-please send along a small donation for more than a worthy-cause, as a token of gratitude, for the return of your loved ones. Donations will be accepted by, and tickets may be obtained from Mrs. J. Boote, Snr. President. Mrs. R. Qumn, Secretary. R.S.L. Ladies' Auxiliary.
CRICKET ALEXANDRA DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. FIXTURES, 1950-51. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 13 October 1950
CRICKET E. ALEXA.NDRA DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. FIXTURES, 1950-51. 80th September. Alexandra No. 2 v. Footballers. Yarck v. Alexandra No. 1. Eildon Weir v. Taggerty. Marysville v. Thornton. .th October. Alexandra No. 1 v. Marysville. Thornton v. Yarck. Taggerty v. Alexandra No. 2. Footballers v. Eildon Weir. 14th October. Eildon Weir v. Alexandra No. 1. Alexandra No. 2 v. Thornton. Yarck v. Taggerty. Marysville v. Footballers. 21st October. Alexandra No. 1 v. Alexandra 2. Footballers v. Yarck. Taggerty v. Mlarysville. Thornton v. Eildon Weir. 28th October. Taggerty v. Alexandra No. 1. Yarck v. Marysville. Alexandra No. 2 v. Eildon Weir. Footballers v. Thornton. 4th November. No play, owing to Alexandra Show. 11th November. Alexandra No. 1 v. Footballers. Marysville v. Alexandra No. 2. Thonrton v. Taggerty. Eildon Weir v. Yarck. 18th November. Thornton v. Alexandra No. 1. Alexandra No. 2 v. Yarck. Marysville v. Eildon Weir. Taggerty v. Footballers. Matches to be played on grounds of firs...
Sun Youth Travel Appeal [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 13 October 1950
Sun Youth Travel Appeal Donations i'eceived - Crs. Weeks and.Jones £10 each; Cr, Davy £3, Cr. Girdwood and Mrs. Girdwood £5; A. L. Petersen £5 5s; H. Gorton £5 ; Albert Ed ward Lodge £2.2s; L. R. McKen 2ie £22 ; Thornton Acheron Valley Football Club £2 2s; G. Raws.£2 ; Goulburn Chapter Lodge £1 1s ; B. O'Brien, £1 is; I. T. and T. L. Halligan £1 1s: P. Kerr 10s; Alexandra Bowling Club £5 : Cr. Brisbane £5 ; C.W.A YoungerSet £1 is; S. Hewitt £1 is ; Reg Payne £10. Donations can be left at this office, Shire Secretary, Mr. Rivere, Mr. Toni Halligan, Mr. M. -Nugent, Crs Brisbane and Barker.
TAGGERTY v. ALEXANDRA 2. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 13 October 1950
TAGGERTY V. ALEXANDRA 2. It was a great tussle at Taggerty, where Alexandra had the call over the local team by two runs on the first innings. Taggerty batted first, compiling 110, of which E. Cakebread tallied 60. The best trundlers for Alexandrt 2 were G. Loughron, (3/35), R. McDon ald (2/13) and C. Delaney (3/2). :. Alexandra 2 replied with a total of 112, J. Pollock being in fine form to collect 66. W. Andrews (4/18) and E. Cakebread (3/27) took the bowling honors for Taggerty. It fell to the lot of B. Stephens to hit the winning stroke for Alexandra 2---quite a good performance on his part. E. Greatorex, captain of the Marys ville team which gained premiership honors last year, was presented with. a ball, mounted and inscribed, by the Alexandra captain, H. C. FitzRoy. It was the ball used in the match.
CRICKET LAST SATURDAY'S MATCHES. ALEXANDRA FOOTBALLERS v. EILDON WEIR. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 13 October 1950
CRICKET LAST SATURDAWS MATCHES. ALEXANDRA FOOTBALLERS v. EILDON WEIR. Alexandra Footballers didn't make a very good debut against Eildon Weir -not in the first innings, at all events, as they were dismissed for 26, B. Arm strong making 6 not out and F. O'Toole 5. The batsmen were easy victims for J. Edwards, who netted five wvickets for 8 runs; P. Creaton, whose tally was three for 2, and J. Till, one for 2. Elldon Weir had two staunch bats men in J. Edwards, who was respon .sible for a nice double in knocking up 1 30 to be top scorer in an innings that brought 62 runs for the loss of two wickets, at which stage they declared. S. Long batted well, too, getting 23 not out. R. Smith, with two wickets for 34, took the bowling honors for the Footballers. It was a different story In the sec ond essay by the Footballers. O'Toolo opened his shoulders to some order, to annex batting honors for the match with 58 runs, H. Bell and L. Nicholson compiling 9 each S. Long (three for 15) and J. Ed...
ALEXANDRA STANDARD PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 13 October 1950
ALEXANDRA STANDARD PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. Persons ?who" have bottles for the fire brigade, and which have not: been collected please leave' their names with. Joan - Hewitt, Betty Wynne or Alice Koop, and the bottles. will be called for. - Vandalism. --- Papers were strewn about the Shire hall on Saturday lasttthe hose in the hall was used ?aid the seats saturated. ' Dogs arerstill at large (and in big i numbers) in the prohibited area between lihil and Vickery Streets. '- ". beveral'ldi-ii 'Alexandra' are playing cricket with the local teams. To those who were re sponsibl ' for -sponsoring' the youth, weextend congratulations ?Kori? llTennis Club • Open. ii??day ?saturday, Oct. 14,1 p.m Mixed tiCan tournament. SThe0k tont Tennis Club will open its season with an Ameri tournament, mens' and 'lad is d0ols,ipo October 21. Play commences 1 p.m. All welcome. treet stall Friday, Oct. 20, for . :M 'ebtri'Dect 15.. ýager?L·'W.A. = The next enaetgwl, be held on Wednes day, l8thiOct. A card ...
ALEXANDRA WATERWORKS TRUST. SEPTEMBER 13th. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 13 October 1950
ALEXANDRA WATERWORKS, TRUST. SEPTEMBER 13th:' " Present: Comrs. Davy (chairman), Briggs, Edwards, Barker, Almond, Weeks and Brisbane. Apologies were recoved from Coms; Girdwood, Jones and Courtney. CORRESPONDENCE,.: Waterworks Trusts' Association, in reference to supply of water from re* ticulation mains in urban districts and divisions for road construction or sim. .ilar works carried out by municipal councils.-Received. State Rivers and Water Supply Commission, relative to reticulation extensions and replacemerits in Md Kenzie, Downey, Grant and Raspberry streets and Payne's avenue, and in forming that work had been approved and quotations could be invite .for the supply of pipes.-Received "i Same, that plans and specifica&lt;ions' for Snob's Creek scheme were: ad-i proved, subject to amendments, and: that £15,000 would ,:be availablei by way of Government grant.-- :,, Alexandra District kiospit'l, dnqui?: ing re sub-committee appointed by tihe Trust to discuss with hospit...