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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
'■JT-h wnxi, r i Is of the greatest importance to all in Numurkah and District. In order to further reduce their very heavy stocks in the Harware Dept. they are mabinggreat concessions ID>« To those Fencing at Plain, Black, Galvanized and Barb Wire. Corrugated Iron and Timber, All Builders5 Ironmongery and Household Requisites, Cups and Saucers, 4s 6d doze % Enamel Saucepans from Is each, 4 Pint Tin Kettles, Is 3d. Toilet Sets, lis 6d, 4ft 6in Mattress, 18s 6d. Kapok Pillows, 2s 6d. In this Department we are making clearances; Note a few prices. Potatoes, 5s per bag. Kerosene, 9s per case. Sunlight Oil Oake, 12s cwt. Hunter River Lucerne Seed, Is 8d lb. Carman, Vermont, Early Rose, Our Teas and Coffees are beyond comparison. 3 are Cash Buyers of Dairy Produce Hides and Skins. I TT J_k 4 Will •'if tourke Street (AlZDw?o"p) %jp'&e. Mr.^Th^Ktaatioa is too .jgifPnTnowu to nee r •: ;.>1 > r>s£r^: ?* v V5 t ' ^Su ^^cgjg^r |>:..' ^j^ment. Sverytbin^^toanT'' the direc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
The great, grim Dreadnought cleft the wave, The people cheered like fun, The good old Jack flew from the peak, The warship fired a gnu. While Austral's fate is on the seas Her health will be secure If she builds bulwarks round her hearts With Woods Great Peppermint Gare.
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
COURSING. Mr Lial Barber added another win to his long list of victories by dividing the stake at Wahring on Friday with his two dogs. Dogs from all over the State com peted. Mr Barber's pair, which appeared in the pink of condition, were both sold privately after the match. Mr J. J. O'Dwyer, the well-known coursing en thusiast, secured Lady Over, and her full sister Alma Lack was sold to a well known Beechworth sportsman. Owing to the hardness of the ground the Katamatlte coursing club has aban doned Its August meeting.
AN UNDOUBTED FACT. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
AN UNDOUBTED EACT. Whatever brawls disturb the street, there should be peace at home, Wear J. T. John's boots upon your feet, your sense will then be shown. Think deeply about the above words when you're in want of boots, And guide your steps to J. T. John's shop, for everyone he suits Eepairs a specialty.
HELP FROM THE LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
HELP FROM THE LADIES. The looal branch of the Bed Cross Society has grown considerably since Friday last, there being now 140 sub scribers. On Tuesday last over 40 iadies attended the sewing meeting, and much good work was done. Mrs R. G. Selleck and Mrs A. F. White will pack the finished garments to-day and for ward them to headquarters, Govern ment House. A message has been re ceived from Lady Helen Munro Ferguson, expressing her delight at the formation of a branch at FTumurkah. Donations of material or money will be gratefully received by Mesdames Fraaer, Corlett and Bayley. The next sewing meeting will take place on Tuesday next.
COMMONWEALTH ELECTIONS SATURDAY OF NEXT WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
commonwealth elections SATURDAY OF NEXT WEEK. Tha Commonwealth elections will take place on Saturday of next week, September. 5, and every elector is urged to do his or her duty on that day and YOTE, Amongst Liberals it may be thought that there is no very urgent reason for them to vote in this electorate, seeing that the result of the contest for the House of Repre sentatives is almost a foregone con clusion. But it must not be forgotten that there is the Senate to be voted for, and if the Liberals are to win evety available vote in this and every other electorate mnsb be cast. The state of the parties existing during the last Bes-ion of Parliament musb be alien d, and the Labor party is leaving no stone unturned to return their representatives. A Liberal majority in the House of Representatives will avail little unless • it also gains a majority in the Senate, Or at least greatly reduces that held by Labor in. the last Parliament. Each elector should remember that his or tier vote...
AT THE SCHOOLS, [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
AT THE SCHOOLS, A system of weekly donations has been initiated in the Victorian State sohools with signal success. The sys tem has already taken effect locally, and it is expected that a snbstantial snm will be contributed each week. Apart from the help that a penny a week from each of approximately 250,000 atten ding the sohools will be to the patriotic fnnd, the principle will have a great moral value, in teaching the ohiidren self-sacrifice, for the youngsters could easily be taught how much more noble it is to help those injured by the war than to spend their pennies on sweets.
Church of England Chronicle. (Edited for the members and adherents of the Church in the Parochial district of Numurkah.) [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
Church of England Chronicle. (Edited tor the members and adherents of the Church in the Parochial district of Numnrkah.) Rector, Rev 8, W. Williamson, ThL. Plan of Churcli Services for August, NUMURKAH S.S. 2.30 p.m STR'THM'T'N S.S. 10 a.m. WUNGHNU S.S. 2 p.m. KATUNGA S.S. 2 p.m. 9 16 23 mD mD MR eR eB eD aR MB aB ME aS el£ aS I aR aS 30 mD eB mB aS aB On above plan m stands for morning, a for afternoon, e for evening, M for Morning Holy Communion, s.s. for Sunday-school, B for Eector, F for Mr Falconer, D for Mr Davis, S to be sup plied. Marriages—By appointment (except in Lent). To avoid possible inoonvenience, the Rector desires early notification. Bector visits State Sohool—Tuesdays, Numurkah (weekly), 9.15; Wednesday, Invergordon and Mywee, 9.15 ; Thursday, Wunghnu, 9.15 ; Strathmerton, 3.30 p.m, all fortnightly). The Rector desires that immediate notice be given of all cases of serious illness.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
LEAVE A full stock is kept of all Patent Medicines, inolnding the following special lines—Bed Cross Liquid Parraffin, Lavona Hair Tonic, Flowers of Oxzoin Face Lotion, Salrado Tonic, Bisurated Magnesia, Mercolieed Was, Pheminol, Oleminite, etc. HORSE AMD BATTLE MEDICINES All the well-known medicines are stocked. Bring your own recipe along. Prices right HOT WATER BAGS. A good Btock in all sizes is now on hand, With or without covers. Compare my prices " before buying elsewhere. AND IRON WIN A Splendid Tonic and Pick-me-up. Made from specially selected beef combined with iron and Catawba Wine. If you are feeling " ran down" try a bottle, 3s. 6d, F 8S* ALL OBDERS by Post or 'Phone filled by return mail, 'Phone 22 Y. &lt;9 Chemist, Numurkah, (Late Head Dispenser with H, Francis & Co,. Melbourne). A- A. ABOTOKiEY, FS-O.I, (Fellow Spencer Optical Institute). QUALIEIED EYESIGHT SPECIALIST Known all over South Australia, —WILL VISIT NUMUBKAH— All day Friday, to 11.30 a.m. S...
ARRANGING FOR THE DEMONSTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
ARRANGING FOR THE DEMONSTRATION. A largely-attended meeting waa held on Monday evening, when arrange ments for the demonstration to be held on September 16 were made. There was a little discnssion as to the advisa bility of holding snob a gathering, some of those present being of the opinion that the present was not a time for jollity. However a majority took the view that any means of raising money shonld be adopted, and it was farther pointed out that by means of such a gathering subscriptions would be received from some from whom nothing would be gained in other ways. Then, too, even those who subscribed liberally would be prepared to pay for a day's amusement. The demonstration will take the same form as those held in past years in aid of the Mooroopna Hospital, and it is more than likely that a number of the goats that took part in the Wangaratta carnival re cently will be made available for the day. A procession will be the first item, and an attractive sports pro gramme will ...
Numurkah's Patriotsm COLLECTION TO BE MADE. DEMONSTRATION TO BE HELD. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
Nuftiurkah's Patriots ni COLLECTION TO BE MADE. DEMONSTRATION TO BE HELD. The meeting called by the Shire Presi dent (Or Campbell) on Friday last to consider means of raising money to wards the patriotic fnnd was largely at tended, and the dominant note was loyalty to the Empire and a readiness to help those who were fighting the nation's battles. The chairman outlined the object of the meeting in a brief speeob. Through out the length and breadth of the land the inhabitants were doing what they could to show their loyalty, and he was sure the Numurkah district would not be behind. Money was urgently needed and though tho district was passing through a period of stress, he was cer tain the residents would respond to the call and make sacrifices in order that the mother country, under whose protection we had for so long lived, might) be enabled to oontinue the fight for justice and honor. The following resolutions was unani mously agreed to : — •'That thiB meeting of representatives ...
ADDITIONAL VOLUNTEERS. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
ADDITIONAL VOLUNTEERS, Oil Monday evening last another batch of young men presented them selves for examination at Shepparton. With one exception, all passed the test, and instructions were given them to proceed to Broadmeadows Oamp on Wednesday last. On Tuesday after noon, however, a telegram was received that these later volunteers would not be needed for about two months, and therefore a public farewell that hsd been arranged was abandoned,
THE EUROPEAN STRUGGLE. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
THE EUROPEAN STRUGGLE. That Germany has for many years past been preparing for the present titanic struggle there can be no doubt. The populace has been fed on the thought that the day would come when Germany would come into her own ; her soldiers have been imbued with the idea that once the struggle commenced it muBt be continued regardless of con sequenoes of life or money. The war is really one of barbarism versus Chris tianity, for it not only challenges the freedom of nations, but the principle that freedom and love are things to be nourished. On one side are two nations that of all those involved allow their sabjeots the least measure of consti tutional liberty, the owners of property being the only ones given the franchise. On the other side are nations which have freedom of Government, and with the people at liberty to think and act for themselves. It is a fight between oligarchy and democracy. Should Ger many win democracy will have been given its death blow, and for those ...
W. AND M. R. ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
W. AND M. R. ASSOCIATION. Great interest was taken in the foot ball match—a semi final—which took place on the Moira olab's groand be; tween teams representing the Barmah and Pioola club?, The final scores give no conception of the game, thongh all told the Picola boys won rather easily. The soores were—'Picola, 5 goals 3 behinds ; Barmah, 1 goal 7 behinds. The match between Naring Dip and Marnngi on Naring Dip ground last Saturday attracted a large attendance of people—quite the biggest seen on Naring groand this year, The contest was worthy of the orowd, and some very fine football was witnessed. From the first bounce to the final bell it was ap parent that both 6ides were very much in earnest. Scores—Naring 5.2. ; Marnngi, 2.3. The goals were kioked for Naring by 0. Grey, M. Payne, L. Tyres (2), E, Payne, and good work was done by Patrick, Eddy, Oargeeg. M. Lynch. For the losing side Hop y, McLellan, Doubleday, Maskoll, Mc Orabb and Tomlinson d.d good aeryioe.
KATAMATITE. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
katamatite. Ou Wednesday evening a meeting was held in the Mechanics' Hall for the pur pose of forming a local committee to as sist the patriotic fund, There was a most enthusiastic gathering and Or J. Ryan presided. After the chairman, Messrs Devenish and Irvine had spoken at length, Mr Hughes moved and Mc Spragae seconded, that a patriotic com mlttea be formed in Katamatite. The motion was carried, and the followim, gentlemen were elected a committee with power to add.—Ocs J, Ryau an£ Hodge, Messrs Grow, Irvine, Deveuish Hughes, N. Lukles, Ashton, McPherson' J. Richardson, T, G-athrie and A McLean. Mr Fowles was appointed secretary and Mr Irvine treasurer Mr Devenlsh moved and Mr Irvine se conded, that a ladles' committee be formed. The following ladies were noml. nated:—Meesdamea Barber, Irvine, Tay. lor, Dempster, Devenish, and Miase3 OharleB and Lnkles. It was resolved that lists should be drawn np and the committee canvass the district without encroaching on Oobranx or Numurka...
PRIVATE PRESENTATION [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
PRIVATE PRESENTATION Prior to the above gathering a num ber of representative townsmen met at Mr Harper's residence, where" good bye" was said to Mr Baker. After some little time had been spent in social chat Mr Harper, on behalf of the assemblage, presented Mr Baker with a very nice travelling bag. He referred to Mr Baker's many estimable qualities and said that though they were sorry to lose him from the town, yet they all felt proud that he had volunteered to serve his country. They hoped Mr Baker would (if, unfortunately, the war were nto over when the time came for the Australian troops to be sent to the front) have an opportunity of earning distinc tion under fire, and that he would return to Numurkah covered with honor. Mr Teare supported Mr Harper, and Mr Baker made a characteristically modest reply, Auld Lang Syne and the National Anthem were sung, cheers were given, and the function closed.
BARMAH EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
BARMAH EAST. At the annual meeting of the Barmah Bast branch of the People's Party the following officers were elected :—Presi dent, Mr J, W. Ferrari ; vice-presidents, Messrs John Harding and R. Evans ; delegates, Messrs Vroland and H, Bell ; treasurer, Mr W, B. Pearce ; secretary, Mr H. Bell. On Monday evening last there was a large attendance at the State-school, when Mr Hugh Mensies delivered a fine address on the political situation. Cr R038 presided, A hearty vote of thanks was accorded the speaker, on the motion of Cr Maloney and Mr H, Bell.
OUR SOLDIERS TOWNSPEOPLE SAY FAREWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
OUR SOLDIERS TOWNSPEOPLE SAY FARE WELL. At the invitation of Mr and Mrs Eddy, of the Farmers' Arms Hotel, about 50 townspeople assembled on Thprsday evening of last week to say farewell to Messrs R. and E. Lee, H. Baker, R. Ward, H Bayley, W.Cumming, J. Garter, and H. Bloom, who have volun teered for active service with the Austra lian Expeditionary Force. Mrs Eddy had prepared a fine spread, and it was done ful justice to. The Shire Presi dent (Cr W. A, Cambeii) occupied the chair, and in his usual happy manner kept things moving nicely all the even ing. The toast of The Kiug was loy ally honored, and other toasts honored in succession were The Volunteers, The Citizen Forces, and The Host and Hostess. In replying to the toast in their honor each of their young soldiers mentioned modestly disclaimed any credit for their action in volunteering, deeming it their simple duty to respond to the call uttered by the mother country for assistance. They each hoped that they would be given st...
LIBERAL POLITICS. MR. W. J McLEAN AT NUMURKAH. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 28 August 1914
LIBERAL politics. j mclean at numur mb w kae. jjr iff. J, MeLean, one of the six X,iberal candidates chosen to contest the Senate election on Satnrday of next ffe0t, addressed a largely attended meet ing on Friday evening last. Or Cam>> l,ell (shire President) occupied the chair, jtr McLean opened his address with 8 reference to Britain's position in the oieat Enropean straggle, and his remarks were most heartily applauded. Referring to his candidature, Mr jjoLean said he had had no previous political experience, but the people of ■- ' -J, amongst whom be had lived let SO years, had presented him with requisitions on three different occasions, a:king him.^ stand for Parliamentary honors. TW last requisition contained oVer 4000 signatures, and was the jarge3t ever presented. He had at jgpoth consented to allow his name to to the members of the Liberal leagues for selection, and he had been chosen by Hem. Cne of Australia 3 greatest needs, he :jid. was population, and to this en...