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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
Newman & Go. Stock and Station Agents, VICTORIA AND NEW SOUTH WALES: Government Auctioneers at Wang** ratta and Brig-ht. Head Office: Wangaratta; branches Wt Myrtleford, Moyhu and Bright. Fortnig-htly Sales of Sheep & Cattle, »nd Pig-s held at our Yards, Myrtle ford. Periodical Special Sales of Store Cattle on fixed dates. Fortnight sales of Sheep and. Cattle, and Pig-s and Dairy Cattle at the Cor poration Yards, Wang-aratta. Month ly Sales at our Yards, Moyhu. Periodical Horee Sales at Wancraratta in conjunction with Adamson, Strettle and Co. Clearing Sales conducted in any part of Victoria or New South Wales. PROPERTIES FOR SALE in Vic toria, New ^South Wales and Queens land, embracing- some of the cheapest places 011 the market. LOANS.—We make a speoialty of financial business. We have sums from ^joo to 100,000, available for broad acre securities, leasehold or freehold, town property, hotel freeholds at from 4 per cent, to 5 per cent. STOCK LISTS containing- best...
Ovens District Labor Council. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
Ovens District Labor Council. A meeting of the Ovens District Electoral Labor Council was held at Moore's Hall, Myrtleford, on Sun day last. 'Mi: J. Chappell was in the chair, and Mrs Scott, secretary, was also present. The following delegates were in attendance: — Beechworth, Mr J. Scott and Mrs C. Holland ; Bright, Messrs A. Miles and S. Smith ; Everton, Mr J. Parkinson; Chiltern, Mr J. Ferguson; Harrietville, Mr E. | J. Miller; Myrtleford, Messrs W. Ryan, C. Teakle, J. Brown and A. G-. Moore; Whorouly, Messrs J. Connell and C. M'Namara; Pore punkah, Mr A. Solly ; Stanley, Messrs J Whitehead, A. Mann and T. Thompson. Mr Bennett, the selected candi date in the .Labor interest to contest the Ovens seat against Hon. A. A. Billson, was present, as was also Mr Hogan, the State member for Warrenheip. A large amount of business in connection with the coming State contest was dealt with ; and several interesting and instructive addresses were delivered by various delegates throughout the ...
The Ideal Housewife. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
The Ideal Housewife. I The ideal housewife must be sys tem-i tic, of course. We are all . heartily tired of the housekeepers who are so -neat ■ and precise as to make life a burden to their friends ; who follow you with a rug to put your feet on, . ana save the carpet, in muddy\weath°r, and frown .down' i the child who dares drop a crumb on the floor but the . woman who . has a convenient place for the household : belongings, and, more fortunate 'than .many of us, knows where that plrce is, should be hear tily commended. She keeps her toilet' towels in. one. place, those for dishes in auother ; and after they •have once been sorted out after iron ing day, there need be' no tumbling ■ over a drawer full of linen for what ever is needed. Of course, not be ing 'naturally made with a hundred . hauds for work, or a brain nevs.r. to be wearied in vigilance, she is not always infallible, but she is as nearly so as any woman cau be.
The Art of Sitting Well. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
The Art of Sitting Well. In days gone, by when the art of deportment was one of the most important parts of a girl's education it was said that one could' tell in a moment to what exact grade of society a woman belonged by the way in which she sat down. Even nowadays, when physical culture*is taught to most schol girls in some shape or form, many women do not know how to sit down properly or gracefully.' If 'you observe j a room full of well-dresseEd womed 'you will find that six out of ten of them are sitting half way back in their chairs, either with their shoulders stooping forward or thrown back so far as to be resting against the back of the t chair. In the interests of health, as well as of beauty, the shoulders should never, in walking or stand ing, be further back or forward than the hips. Violation of this rule throws the weight of the body on to the spine, which is unhealthy. The proper way to sit down is to place the hips as far back in the chair as possible, then the bod...
BRIGHT. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
WMIBHU >w*rTw>»*vi BRIGHT. From Our Correspondent. Tuesday. The new find of the metal molyb denite at Simmons' Gap has caused a good 'deal of speculation as to the future of the district as a producer of valuable ores. The lucky finder, Mr Ro&ch, expresses every confi dence in his lines of lode, and bush men assert the metal can also be picked up at Snake Gully on the Tawonga side as well. The enor mous value of the metal will cer tainly make the discovery a valu-' able one, and if fresh lodes can be unearthed there is evary possibility of the district booming. Now that the dredging industry is somewhat On the wane, the present discovery is doubly welcome. The deliberations of the Shire Council meeting are reported else where. \ The scholars attending All Saints Church of England Sunday School were presented with prizes on Fri— day evening, and the children ren dered an excellent musical pro gramme. The schoolroom was packed, and the items were well re ceived. Much cre...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
SOROSES SKIN FOOD./ : Every woman who wishes to appear '^beautiful should use "SOROSES" for tise skin,' it being unsurpassed in preserv ing the complexion. Soroses Skin Food " s: Freshening, Softening, Cleansing, and 3saatifying, makes all blemishes such as PiaipleE, Freckles, Wrinkles, Sunburn and Sallowcess disax>pear like magic. Price 2/6 per jar. Obtainable at Miss E. Cw aelljr *, Myrtleford. Prince Oscar, fifth son of the Kaiser, has become engaged to Fraulein Baissewitz, formerly a lady-iu-'waitiug lo the Kaiserin. The lady was dismissed from court recently on the "attachment being discovered. The Kaiser is bitterly opposed to the engagement. Prince Oscar on Sunday secured thtee days' leave from the Guards at Potsdam, and went to his fiancee at Medklenburg. Next day he tele graphed to the Kaiser, annotCnfctrig his engagement.
GOLF CLUB. The following are the results of matches played during the past week:—Ladies.—9 Holes. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
GOIvF CLUB. . The following are the results of matches played during the past week :— Ladies.—9 Holes. Score H'c'p jNett Miss A. Lock ... ... 55 9 46 Miss Robinson ... ... 53 5 48 Miss L. M'Lean ... 52 scr 52 Miss M'Connell... ... 65 11 54 Miss M'Lean ... ... 55 scr 55 Miss Seymour ... ... 67 11 56 Mrs Brogan ... 62 3 59 Miss Anderson ... ... 71 12 59 Miss Gill ... 72 12 6C Miss M'Farlane ... 63 scr 63 Mrs Showers ... 65 scr 65 Miss A. M'Farlane ... 79 9 70 Mrs Stewart ... ... S9 15 74 Miss Lock ... S?0 12 78 Grents. -18 Holes. J Chigwidden ... ;.. 109 20 S9' N. Hughes .... ... 102 12 90 J. Brogan ... 92 1 91 M. G. Fox ... 99 6 93 H. H. Revell ... ... 101 * « 93 A. W. M'Cullough ... 94 SCL 94 J. P. Murphy ... .... 99 •i' 95 A. J. Showers ... .,.107 8 99 F. Sudekum ... 106 6 100 Rev. Brammall... ... Ill 10 101
WATERWORKS TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
WATERWORKS TRUST. The monthly meeting of the above was held on Monday evening. Com. Abraham presided, and Corns Bro gan, Breen, Traulsen and Rollason were also present. Correspondence was received from State Rivers ana Water Supply Commission regarding the appoint ment of Mr H. Crowther as engi neer, and inquiring upon what terms Mr Tyers' services were dispensed with; from Shire of Oxley, re dredging ; from Reilly Bros, re re servoir contract; from A. M. Tyers, re . books and papers in connection with reservoir plans; and from Treasury re interest and redemp tiop. The matter of finally arranging witli Mr Tyexs was left in the hands of the Chairman, Engineer and Secretary. . The financial statement showed a credit balaince'of 133 10/4. The following accounts were passed for payment :—E. J Delany £l 19/10, A. Fraser £2 4/, Treas ury £61 9/5. ' :' An agreement was-signed between the Trust and the Engineer for the carrying out of the reservoir work, and the Trust arranged to meet on Mo...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 4 June 1914
Death. Cousins.-On the 27th May, at the resi- dence of her brother, Mr John Hardisty, &nbsp; Bright, Harriet, dearly beloved wife of &nbsp; Philip Cousins, senr., of Gapsted, and loving mother of Albert, Evan, Philip, Ernest, Frederick, Amy, Sydney, and Myrtle, aged 59 years. God knew you were kind and tender, &nbsp; And spared the parting pain; &nbsp; &nbsp; Although we could not say good-bye, We hope to meet again.
Rifle Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 11 June 1914
Rifle Notes. At a committeeTxieetiug of Myrtle ford club held on Monday evening, it was decided to commence the competition for Mr Geo. Frauen f elder's gold medal, first shoo!t to' take place on Saturday next, June , 13ta, and to continue each Satur day! Conditions: Four shoots al together; one each at 300, 500, 600, and 700 yards; handicap. In the event of the trophy not being won twice by one competitor during the four shoots, then the best aggregate of the four shoots to be declared winner; entrance fee 1/. Members, of the club who are in possession of loan rifles are re quested to hand them in to the Cap tain or Secretary for the purpose of inspection. A settler at Rochester named Hixon, charged with using bad language to a constable who called on him in reference to the registra tion of a dog, said he never drank, smoke or swore, and would rather serve a year in gaol and eat porridge thau swear. He was fined 5/. ' Speaking at East Brunswick, Archbishop Mannix dwelt on the nece...
ART CRITICISM. Complimentary and Otherwise. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 11 June 1914
ART CRITICISM. Complimentary and Otherwise. ' Rogsetti, who was much given . to procrastination, was constantly tell ing Whistler of an idea he had for a picture; tout each time Whistler in quired as to the progress of the^idea Rossetti would evade the issued not having done a stroke of work in the direction indicated, and would instead begin to talk of his literary ventures. Finally, one day when Whistler mis chievously put the usual Question: "And how is the picture coming on?" Rossetti, ignoring the question, said: "Jimmy, I've a neat little sonnet here I'd like to read you." Jimmy sighed and submitted. At the next meeting between the friends Rossetti told Whistler that he had not yet finished the picture, but that he had a frame for it. Whistler inspected the frame, a fine piece of Florentine work, but said nothing. Eventually the procras tinating Rossetti actually did com plete the picture of which he had talk ed so much, and it was in due course triumphantly exhibited for Whis...
MELBOURNE MATCHES. The premiership matches in Melbourne on Saturday resulted as follows: League. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 11 June 1914
MELBOURNE MA.TGHES. The premiership matches in Melbourne on Saturday resulted as follows Leasrue. Fitzroy 10.12 beat St. Kilda 7.6 Collingwood 11.12 .beat Essendon 9.9 G-eelong 9.11 beat Carlton 3.16 S. Melbourne 7.12. beat Richmond 4.12 . Melbourne 14.9 beat University 5.16. Association. Brunswick 11.8 beat University 7.14 %Prahran 10.12 beat Footscray 9.11 Nprthcote 12.o beat Hawthorn 11.9. Port Melbourne 11.6 beat North Mel bourne 6.21 Williamstown S.6 beat Brighton 7.8. A round of matches was played on Mon day, results being :— League. Collingwood 6.10 beat S. Melbourne 5.13. Carlton 11.10 beat Essendon 6.3. St Kilda 12.10 beat Cfeelong 8.10. Richmond 14.11 beat Melbourne 6.17. Fitzroy 15.18 beat University 3.6. Association. Footscray 7.13 beat Brunswick 5.12. Prahran 11.13 beat Williamstown 10.15. Brighton 9.5 beat N. Melbourne 8.8. Essendon 15.12 beat Hawthorn 6.4 P. Melbourne 12.10 beat Northcote 6.13. A Port Melbourne councillor says the forthcoming election is going to be "...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 11 June 1914
. Flanagan, Niwian I Go, Stock and Station Agents, VICTORIA AND NEW SOUTH • • 1 v , WALES. - Government Auctioneers at Wftnga . , _ r&tta and Bright. Head Office: Wan^aratta; bffanchei at Myrtle ford, Moyhu and Bright. ' Fortnightly Sales of Sheep & Cattle, tod Pigs held at our Yards, Myrtle '■> " ford. Periodical Special Sales of Store. Cattle on fixed dates. • Fortnight sales of Sheep and Cattle, and Pigs and Dairy Cattle at the Cor poration Yards, Wangaratta. Month ly Sales at our Yards, Moyhu. Periodical Horse Sales at Wangaratta in conjunction with Adamson, Strettle and Co. - Clearing Sales conducted in any part of Victoria or New South Wales. PROPERTIES FOR SALE in Vic toria, New South Wales and Queens land, embracing some of the . cheapest places on the market. . LOANS.—We make a specialty of financial business. We have sums from £100 to v£.i 00,000, available for broad acre securities, leasehold or freehold, town property, hotel freeholds at from 4 per cen...
Barwidgee to Beechworth Road. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 11 June 1914
Barwidgee to Beechworth Road. On Friday last Messrs Armstrong and Keast, of Beechworth Progress Association, and Mr R.. Yule, of Stanley, waited oil the Beechworth Shire Council with a request for im provements to Barwidgee Gap road. .Mr Armstrong said that owing to this road being left in such bad order the whole of the trade of Bar widgee had been driven away from Beechworth. Mr Yule said the Barwidgee Big Hill road cost a lot to construct and was now nothing but boulders and washouts, and people from Barwid gee, and Waterloo could hardly . get to Stanley or Beechworth. Two years ago ,£50 would have saved the road ; now ,£100 would not do it, but ,£25 would make it better. Mr Keast thought ^100 could be spent judiciously on this road. At present Crawford aud Co were com pelled to send their motor cars and heavy, vehicles around .by Myrtle ford. Cr T. G. Ferguson said the en gineer told them the large amount it would cost to repair this road, as it would have to be blasted from top...
GUARDING STATE SECRETS. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 11 June 1914
GUARDING STATE SECRETS. Every Foreign Office in Europe acts on the theory that ail army of spies is constantly on the alert to steal ita secrets, and infinite precautions are taken to baffle their efforts. Very " shortly after the first use of blotting-paper it was discovered that it was quite possible to cause blotting-pads to give up jealously guarded secrets by simply holding It in front of a mirror. Liong after all the commercial world had forgotten the existence of such a thing, the British Foreign Office Ubed a sand shaker to dry its important written documents. Then specially manufactured ink blotting-paper was used, ba: this was not found to be absolutely i py-proof, and a return to the saud-fchaker "was contemplated, when someone suggest ed the simple expedient of a small ab sorbent roller. These rollers be>ve since been used for drying diplomatic documents. When such a roller has been run up and down a document once or twice, the cleverest spy in the world is at liberty...
Did You Know This? [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 11 June 1914
Did You Know This? i ■ ~ + ; JJ'y •" Otitic." That there will tor dome time- be nothing but " elections " in the air. j That ".Critic " thinks when the election | is over .it will be a case of " as you were/' i ; Thfcithe also thinks we'ought to abolish Parliaments,'and appoint Commissioners'to \ manage the-affairs of-'the country. That; some of those now drawing from i&OO to ,£15UU a year would then have to try tlieir haud at living- 611 ten or twelve ' bob " a"day. T:iat the cost of living might then be re duced in consequence of the thousands that would be saved. ^ • That " Critic "" considers some of the dredged land might be planted with red gum trees. That if this were done, these waste spots might be turned into a valuable asset in a few years. ..' That this is a better idea than planting pine trees to get rid of s>t. .John's vVort. That there is a dearth of men in Myrtle ford. . That at a dance recently there' were about 30 ladies and only 10 men. That several of ...
LORD STRATHCONA AND THE "WHITE WASH." [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 11 June 1914
t LORD STRATHCONA AND THE ."WHITE WASH." i ... 1 ,• , From the time he emigrated to Can ada, at the age of eighteen, until he was forty-eight, the late Lord Strath cona spent all his time at various posts of the Hudson Bay Company, newly located on the Labrador. In all those >frirty years among the' northern India! s and the Eskimos, Donald Smith, V ,s he then was, held h'mself strictly ; ,o the niceties of life; so that when, as a man of middle age, he returned to civilised life and the highest office in the gift of the Hud son Bay Company, there were no rough edges of either speech or man ner to ibe overcome. Nothing shows this better than a story told on the Labrador while he was governor of the company. It is a. rule of the Hudson Bay Company that no woman shall 'be allow&lt;ed pass age on its boats. One day, as a steam er of the company neared one of the northernmost ports, a string of white garments was seen stretched across> deck. The. watchers were amazed; for ...
Obituary. MR PATRICK TONER. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 11 June 1914
Obituary. Mk Patrick Toner. Iuf Donation has been received by his relatives at Mudgegonga of the death at TownsvilK Queensland, of Mr Patrick Toner. The deceased, who was 48 years of age, some years ago was engaged in mining in West Australia, and contracted miners' complaint, supposed to be i from " dry blowing." He re-visited his home some1 time back, but not improving went to the Northern ! Territory in, the hope of recuperat- J ing his health. However, there was no improvement, and he sought medical; treatment in Townsville, fciut without effect. The news of Mr Toner's death will be .received with regret by a large • circle of friends. . The death took place at Eldorado at midnight on Tuesdav of last week, of Mrs Dunstan, at the ad vanced age of 83 years. Mrs Dun stan's husband predeceased her. by three years and two months. She had a fall six months ago and le ceived .injuries which hastened her end. She was very highly respec ted, and during her long residence at Eldorado help...
Football. MYRTLEFORT V. WHOROULY. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 11 June 1914
Football. MyRTUSFOKD v. W HOROULiV. A match has been arranged be tween the above teams, to be played on Myrtleford ground on Saturday afternoon next. Myrtleford team will be as follows :—M. Seymour, 1 J. Quinlivan, Turner (2), W. Dougherty, L,. Knight, M'Keogh (2), Matthews (2), W. Radcliffe, D. M'Fadyen, E. Ledger, T. Reid, J. Mummery, W. ingamells,; R. I/Owerson, E. Gerry. ■ Porepunkah rather easily de feated Harrietville on Saturday, the scores being Porepunkah S goals 26 behinds, Harrietville 4 goals 3 Be hinds. Eldorado beat Beech worth on 3a- j turday last by 3 pts., scores being— Eldorado 5.12, Beechworth 5.9. ,D.-j M'Fadyen, of Myrtleford, played for Beech-worth, as did also a couple of the Ottreys from Gapsted.