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Beechworth Directory. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 April 1914
Beephworth Directory. Federal Electorate Tndi Representative, Mr Cornelius Joseph. Ahern. State Electorate: Ovens Representative, Hon. A. A. Biillson ; returning officer, F. H. Mackay; deputy, Clifford H nebb; electoral registrar, H. K. McDonald Municipality of Beechworth : President, Cr L. V. Difo,, Councillors: J. Lowe, Vandenberg. V Woo&ns J. Ferguson, T. G. Ferguson, H. J. Jarvis, B OW1, IV. H R Phillips, J. Warner, J.Hodge, G. Wilson; shire engineer and valuer, R. W. Travis; shire secretary, J W° Morton; health officer, Dr. Skinner; _ inspector, S. Birtles The Council meets on first Friday in each month at 11 a.m. at the Council Chambers. Police Magistrate, Warden and Coroner, Alfred Aldridge Elelley ; Clerk of Courts and Receiver .and Paymaster, H. R McDonald; Justices of the Peace, J. Ingram, J. Fietcher W. J. Bowen, J. Armstrong, H. Vandenberg, D. Skinner, A. A. BiUson, T. G. Ferguson. Governor of Gaol, H. C. Fiirnis; Senior Warder, G. TaLo°cal Land Officer, T. E. Wy...
DOMESTIC. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 April 1914
DOMESTIC. Arc wo approaching' the period. pre dicted by Mr Malthus over a hundred years, ago'? He . showed by .what ! seemed to be unquestionable calcula tions that the human raco yas in- ] creasing in a far greater ratio than i t)10 means of production from tho j soil, the ultimate result being- univer- J sal starvation. This theory Was der- J iilei at the time but at tho present1 there are ominous signs of it : cor- ' KCtness Meat for iBstance, js steadily rising in price, being in fact dearer than jn tfce "roaring fif ties," the period of tho marvellous gold yields, and thero. appears' to 'be little prospect of a reduction. To emphasise this wo are told, that all over the world there is a scarcity . of cattle and that peoples, like" China aiid elsewhere, are prefeJT.ag a moat diet Mat will tho cud be? Shall we all have to return to first prin ciples and live on fruit, roots, and atit> like our,primoeval ancestors? .Se lie aft* lie
THE WEEK AT HOME AND ABROAD THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 April 1914
THE WEEK* 4T HOME AND ABROAD^ ,tmiE WEATHER." From all quarters comas tho com- ' jflaini especially in the agricultural districts - "Tbo dry, more rain wanted." Even in Melbourne tiere is some perturbation as to a possible scarcity of tho wator Bupply, the Yan Yean reservoir having BUbsided to ? l3tt in depth and the daily iconsump-' lion exceeding the intake by xnany millions of gallons. 4 How- thankful ,fo should be, here in Beechworth, that we have such a splendid supply ; of pure water, and,, at tho eamc time, j j«arn to .uso it with discretion, I .fc * * * I
HOME RULE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 April 1914
* « * * HOME ROLE. The question of th« exclusion or otherwise of Ul-tar f.om tho control o[ an Itvb Parliament. i; nWI agitat ins no:, only ' th.it distn-asful ioun t y' but the greitor pumbor of pcoplo in 6i>*ii-:#r>ta.in.'.. Tho Asquith Mia Wy proposes .excliis on for LT1 tor s certain number;.'of years aud this trill probiiily fca jacceptsd, whil : there is every prospect of the British con st:tut:on .bains- renjo'-lell'd on ii W»ral basis with separate parlia ments for, England, Siotland and Wales, subordinate t^'ono Imperial Parliament.. Sycli » schema has much t> recommend it, as tin burden o[ legislation has lonff been fe.t as too heavy for ono legislative aseejn bly-and tach nation could then ra m 'age its own domestic 'affairs with more .satisfaction and dispatch.
BEECHWORTH RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 April 1914
BEECHWORTH RIFLE CLUB. The trophy presented by the pre sident, Mr J. Armstrong-, J.P., was productive of some excellent shoot ing The -winner turned up in Capt Imhoff, lxst. yeai's winner who, shoot in? consistently sco:ed 222 out of :i possible 210 point-! off the shoulder, following him closely were Geo Phillips and T D. Taylor with 221 points each. The condit oils weretw;> shoGts at 500, GOO and 700 yards eight shots at each range , . Cr H V ' Wooding, a consist-nt sup porter of the club, has again pre sented a silver spoon which will bf shot for on Saturday anil on the fol lowing Wednesday at GOO and 7. 0 yards, 10 shots at each range. Tlv handicaps for which are as follows and are based on the 2-3 system: Phillips, ImhoU and Taylor, 3 ; Smith, Fletcher and Regan, 6; Me Grat'h and Travis, 8; McL-an,- 9 ; Birrell and Fiddes, 10; Datson and Harper, 11; Lvsaght, 12; Semmens, Davis, Davis and Sinclair, 18; In glis, 19; Knight, Tabot, Maguire, Leo nard and S'ott, 24; Anderson, Woo...
ST. JOHN'S WORT. CONFERENCE OF MUNICIPALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 April 1914
ST. JOHN'S "WORT. CONFERENCE OF MUNICI PALITIES. At the invitation of the Hon. A. ' A Billson, M.L.A., tho Honorables the Minister for Lands.. (Mr Lawson) and tlio Minister for Agriculture. (Mr Hutchinson) visited Beechworth on . Thursday for the purpose of person- ' ally inspecting arca3 affected with St John's Wort and tho ctTect of i the application of salt to this weed ? pest They -wore accompanicd by tho Hon A. O. S ichse, M.L C, and Dr Cameron. The Bccchworth Shire Council, in anticipation of this visit, sent invitations to all municipali- | ties of the State inviting them " to: send delegates to a conference on the subject and there was an excellent lesponse. About -20 shires were represented and 2:) others replied lhat they sympathised with the moveinen11 In the morning- at a preliminary conference it was resolved that the delegates confine their requests for Government assistance to the one weed pest St.- John's Wort and ask the Government to eradicate i"1 from Crown lands'...
CLOSE SEASON FOR FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 April 1914
CLOSr,SEASON FOR FISH. Black Fish--From 1st September to loth December in each year (both dates inclusive). Crayfish.-The whole year for all less than 9 inches in length, and for female crayfish from 1st June to 3uth November (both dates inclusive in each year). English Trout.-From 1st May to 31st August in each year (both dates inciusive>. Murray Bream, Murray Perch, Murray Cod.-From 1st October to to 30th November in each year (both dates inclusive). Gippsland Perch-From 1st August 30th November in each year (both dates inclusive). I
Ovens District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 April 1914
Ovens District Hospital. Tho monthly meeting or the board of managoment or the above iiistitu tion was held at the board-room on" Wednesday evening. Present: IV .President (Mr A. M. Zwar) and Messr' .Armstrong, Carnsew, Ingram, Gil* Christ and Andrews. Apology' from Mr Calder. The minutes of the previous meet Sag- -w«re read and confirmed CORRESPONDENCE. ' Prom Mr rVV H. Golds tvorthy Bright, Btating that at the rocni Sunday evening's entertainment 'a® Wandiligong, Mr A. Pusteda. of th, htatca Pictures, had donated lijs t0 the fund, which. male the day's tak ings £6 13s 2d. Those responsible for organising the recital, etc., wire delighted Wit 1 the impression create by Messrs Zwar, Armstrong ani tiilder, and also the response mJ()e by the public. The President had much pleasure in moving a hearty vote of thanks to Mr Goldsworthy, the Wandjligongani Freeburgh bands, the collectors, Mr Piuterla, and all who had assisted in the recital He hoped other bands in the district would follow...
CLOSE SEASONS, ETC, FOR GAME AND FISH & MINIMUM LEGAL WEIGHT OF FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 April 1914
...... ,.M - - - .- ~~ . . CLOSE SEASONS, ETC, FOR ^ GAME AND FISH & MINI . MUM LEGAL WEIGHT OF FISH. List of game and native game pro tected in Victoria under the second and third schedules to the Game Act 1890:-' THE WHOLE YEAR.-All Aus tralian fauna Ijwith the exception of snakes) in the National Parks and Puiilic Ga~l&lt;ns, scanthizae or tits, boars (see native bears), bee-eaters, bitterns lack cockatoos, black swans, black-tailed or rock pebbler parrots, bronze-winged and other wild pigeons, bustard or wild turkey, Catifornian quail, caterpillar-catcners, chats (see ephthianuras), coach-whip birds, cranes (all birds known as cranes, such as herons, egrets, etc., except the native companion or Aus tralian crane), cuckoos, cuckoo shrikes, curlews (see southern stone plover, etc.), deer, doves (Java turtle), doves (wild), egrets, (see cranes, etc.), emus, ephthianuras or chats, fan-tails, fly-catchers, frog mouth or podargus and mopokes, graucalus family (all memb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 April 1914
A POPULAR APPOINTMENT. At a meeting of the Federal Exe cutive Council, in Mclbourno, on Thursday, ou the recommen at:on of the Federal Public Service- Commis sioner,, Mr "William" Lees -Darlison. of the Beechwoith Telegraph OlUee, was appointed to one of the 21 re entlv created posit ons of permanent Electoral Keturn.ng Ofllcors for tin: Commonwealth, for which thero wore over -ISO applications. Mr Darlison will receive a lixed salary of £510 a year with travelling expanses in addition. His appointment will be very popular in Beechworth where the great ability he displayed in making arrangement-; lor ,in&lt;A con ducting the last Indi election was generally recognised and admirod. " j BAND CONCERT-The annual con cert and (lanee in aid of the funds of tile Beochwoit'i Town Band wn held, on Monday night In Queen Vic toria l'ark the States Pictures (under the management of - Mr A Pusterla) screened a programme of moving pictures which met. with the approba tion -of all. There w...
ACCIDENTS & EMERGEN CIES. HAT TO DO TILL THE DOCTOR COMES. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 April 1914
ACCIDENTS & EMERGEN C1ES. HAT TO DO/PILL THE DOCTOR COMES. The Itollowin^'fuseful hints-the ad option of which in country places may bo tho moans of saving human life-have been issued by the author ity of the Australian Health Society : j There should bo in every homo a place known to every member of the household (but out of tho way of the children) where are kept (ready for immediate use the follow- j Ing articles which can be obtained; from a chemist:-A pair of scissors,, three or four large needles (threaded) a few prepared bandages, some lint, adhesive plaster, oil silk, cotton wool for padding, olive oil, and a bottle of Boracic or Carbolic acid solution. [You are recommended, also, to obtain, if possible, practical instruc tion from a St. John Ambulance As sociation class. Every family should have at least one certificated mem iber of tho Association.] BRUISES AND SPRAINS. If a bruise can be treated at onne, apply cold water, and keep the part at perfect rest; otherwi...
BBECHWORTH SLATE QUARRIES. [To the Editor]. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 April 1914
BBECHWORTH SLATE QUARRIES. [To the EJitorJ. Sir, I was very pleased to see, in your last Friday's issue under tlie above heading, a paragraph referring' to the intended exploitation and subsequent development of the deposits or slate at Three Mile, near Beecliworth, It seems remarkable that, should there exist such a mineral deposit of any extent,- attention has not; keen Ser iously directei towards it and its value definitely ascertained As it is the people of this town and district are indebted to Mr Bernard Moss for his successful ell'orls to enlist the assistance of capitalists'to what might; prove ail illimitable source of wealth, giving employment to hundreds of workers and reviving the failing prosperity of Beechwortli and its vicinity. I notice that a lease has been applied for and on its being gi anted prospecting work will be at once commenced. The value of such a development can scarcely be esti mated as slate is a material in con stant demand for many purposes, con sider...
WOUNDS AND CUTS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 April 1914
WOUNDS AND ~CUTS. "Wash the wounds thoroughly with cold boiled water (after your own hands have beon thoroughly cleansed) containing a very little carbolic or boracic acid ; seo that the bleeding ceases ; apply cold water dressings, oil silk, and bandage. If bleeding bo severe (1) Raise the limb and apply pressure directly over the wound, either by clean finger or rolied-up clean handkerchief. (2) If the bleeding continue bright scarlet and in spuria press with linger or tighten a bandage round the limb on the sido nearest' the heart. (3) If dark, and in a stream tighten the ligature round the limb on the sido away from the heart. An elastic gas tube, pair of braces, or garters form good ligatures. (4) Relax "i" ligature a little every ten minutcj, . have com pletely stopped tne circulation. Afterwards treat the wound as above, and keep at rest. Remember that profuse or prolonged bleeding may be fatal, ana that the Weeding must bo stopped before th® wound is bound up. [These hints a...
BEECHWORTH AUTUMN SHOW Profit of £76 9s 9d. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 21 April 1914
BEECH ftrOHTH AOTJJMiT SHOW Profit of £76 9s 9d; A meeting of the committee of the Autumn Show and Sale or Work held ieccntly in aid of the funds of the Presbyterian Ohurch, Beoch worth. was liold on .Monday night, last, Rev EoWt B .Macleol, prusj iin;,r. Mr W. H. Hollo, one oi the hon orary secretaries, read the balance sheet shown'-," tli.it tho total receipts We £131 105 and the net profit £7t> 9s 9d, Ho also read a com- ] pj.rative statement wh:ch showed that. thig show ha&lt;l been more succc.ssful j in every respect than the one held in ; 1913 | The balance shoot was received, 1"he Chaiiman said the balance sheet wag rar and away t ie be-t ®f any the committee had received fh's was highly creditable becausc iie town was not so good financially a; the l*e&lt;cinniiig oi tUo3&lt;- nhov. s aotwith.t nd ng that th - balance stat was better, ana' fie thought there was only on-! explanation ;ind tot that th'Mr two secretaries p«s6rs Bolle and Imhoff; an ! ...
ENGAGEMENT BROKEN. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 21 April 1914
? F-YGAGEMENT BROKEN. jfr J TIF. O'HnU'oran, Prothonotary of the Supreme Court, heard evidence May, to-a^css damages in a breach of promise case The action was bf^un in the Supreme Cjurt, and, as the promise and breach were ad mitted, it was sent on to Mr O'H.il loran Eliza Mary Lade, of Broadford, fpinftor, was the plaintiff, and she claimed £450 ag damages Irom Mat thew Henry Loch Jeffrey, of Braid ford, fanner ? Included in the claim Tvjjj £50 for special damages After hearing ovjdcnce, Mr O'Halloran s^id that, taking- into consideration the manner in which tho engagement had been broken off, he thought £50 would be a reason able amount.