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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 20 October 1950
DEATH HENKEL-On Oct. 15 (suddenly), at her home, 33 May Street, Preston, Doris Muriel, dearly beloved wife of Hans Wm, loving mother of Jack and.Joan. At rest. IN MEMORIAM MELVILLE, -In loving memory of my dear wife and mother, Nellie Rubecci, who passed away Oct, 18th, 1948. --Inserted by her husband, and son Arthur. MELVILLE.-In fond and loving mem- ory of Nellie, our sincere friend and pal, died Oct. 18th, 1945. - Ruby and George Palfree. MELVILLE - In loving memory of aun- tie Nellie who died Oct. 18, 1948.--Mur- iel, Kelvin, and Lynn Hosking. MELVILLE.-In loving memory of Nell, who passed away Oct. 18, 1948. -Alma, Mick, Rodney, Joel and Leigh Ricardo. SHAW.--In loving memory of my dear mother, who passed away Oct. 22, 1945. Will always be remembered, &nbsp; --Inserted by her loving daughter Mary and family. MARRIAGE DENT-BEVERIDGE.-On the 16th Oc- tober, at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Alexandra, Ruby (Raye), youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Beverldge, 25 End ...
SECRET FROM THE SUN. THE STORY OF HELIUM—THE WONDER GAS. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
9 SECRET FROM THE SUN-. THE STORY OF HELIUM-TH-I WONDEIR GAS. In our childhood days we some times played with triangular pieces of. glass, such as those which dangle from old-fashioncd chandeliers. We admired the rainbow colours reflect. ed : as the ray'- of the sun passed through 'them. From that childish pastime sprang the discovery of helium, the most wonderful gas in the world. The discovery of helium forms a fascinating story of scientific investi gation. Sir Norman' Lockyr, the world-famous astronomer, who aled U recently at the age of eighty-four, was the first man to reveal to the 0 world the gaseous atmosphere of the sun. In 1368, during his observations of.i a total eeli.-e of the sun, he dis' .,:I, -, ' " .:,. .'I:rs the gas wihuc later became known as o helium, from the Greek. word mean Iog the sun element. Sir Norman ' Lockyer's wonderful 6 discovery was made in" the 'following way: The rainbow effect which can bhe e teen through the triangular glass 1a q known to scien...
JUNIOR CRICKET ASSOCIATION. C.E.B.S. v. COMBINED. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
JUNIOR CRICKET ASSOCIATION. C.E.B.S. v. COMBINED. C.E.B.S. had the call over Com bioed,, winning by 34 runs in a one inning;s' match. In,their innings C.E.B.S .knock up 54, J... Edward being 29 not, out and D. "Fitz Roy 7. B. Thompson (/33) and-R. Milroy (2/16) were the best of the Combined bowlers. Combined were dismissed for 20, M. Ryain scoring 9 and J. Coates 5. The bowlers responsible were C. Johnson (4/6), K. Payne (4/13) and E. Peter son (2/0). To-morrow: St. Mary's v. Combined. esrLumbualamVMIMMrarinlMMIMHLIMAMMWAWA
THORNTON v. EILDON. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
THORNTON v. EILDON. At home, Thornton were dismissed for a meagre 46 by Eildon, for whom B. Taylor was most accurate with' four wickets for 19, J. Edwards bag ging three for-12 and S. Long two for 12. :K. Smith, C. Scorah and L. Sliarke did best;with the bat for the locals, each tallying 11. , G. D)eas and. H. Sawers provided the batting strength for Eildon, the for mer making 54 and the latter 23 in an innings which yielded 108 for the loss of five wickets. Among the Thornton bowlers J. Nicholls took two for 19, K. Smith two for 41 and L. Nicholas one for G. With five wickets and 62 runs to the good, Eildon won on the first in nings. Marysville v. Taggerty - Tag gerty first innings 61 (B. An drews 16, Cakebread 10). Bowl ing for Marysville - E. Greatorex 6 for 23, K. West "3 for 16, J. Greatorex 1 for 16. Marysville first innings 137. (K. West 77, 'H. Hallidav. 21, E. Greatorex 12. Bowling for Tag gerty - L. Rootsey 3 for 28, W. West 1 for 26, Cakebread 1 for 6. Taggerty second inn...
ALEXANDRA FOOTBALLERS v. YARCK. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
ALEXANDRA FOOTBALLERS v. : YARCK. Although Yarck did reasonably well in scoring 72 in their first innings, the Alexandra Footballers did better, los-" ing only six wickets fdr 100 and tak ing the decision with 28 runs to the good. -In Yarck's 72 H. Phillips compiled 20, B: Goodear 12, F. Kubiel 9 and'L.: Tennarlt:;: B. Bgtson was in excellent trundling' form: for the Footballers. His five for 21lwas quite a bit ahead of J. Bradley's two for 29 and R. Smith's two for 17. J. Bradley took.batting honors for the Footballers, with 4', O'Toole made 26. Surprisingly good were the bbowling fifures of A. Halligan (three -for 8) and R .Fox (tywo for 6).
CRICKET LAST SATURDAY'S MATCHES. ALEXANDRA 1 v. ALEXANDRA 2. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
CRICKET LAST SATURDAY'S MATCHES. ALEXANDRA 1 v. ALEXANDRA 2. There were several good performan ces in this match, whereii the cerdict went to the No. 1 team by three wic kets and 63 runs on the first innings. In their first innings Alexandra 2 compiled 92, Jim Stevenson topping the batsmen with 35 not out, followed by G. Ioughron (15), R. McDonald (14) and S. Taylor (13). R. Oowen, with three for 26, collected bowling honors: for the No. 1 team, Key Still man (2/34) and J. Squires (1/14) giv ing good support. T''he batsman were in the ascendant when the No. 1 team occupied the crease, and they collected 160 for the loss of se'en wickets. C. Archer (37) headed the list; theri came It. Stillman (27),:J.:,Codk (26); O. Britt (18) and F. Waters (15 not out). . Bowling honors went to J. Butler (3/45) and G::Lboughron (2/19).
Death of Mr. A. J. Syme [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
Death of Mr. A. J.Syme One of the largest funerals at Yarck for some time was wit nessed when the late Arthur J. Syme was laid to rest last Sun day, 22nd Oct., and the very nu merous floral tributes bore testi mnony to the Iopularity of the de ceased. Although his health had been poor for many years the late Mr. Syme had a keen sense of hu mour and was highly esteemed by those who were privileged to know him. I-is sudden passing on Satur day after a very brief period in hospital came as a shock to the district. A short service was held in St. John's Church; after which the cortege travelled td the Yarck cemetery. Rev. Taylor ofliciated at the Church and at the graveside, and Messrs. Cumming Culhane had charge of the funeral arrange ments.
YARCK DISTRICT TENNIS ASSOCIATION. FIXTURES, 1950-51. First Round. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
YARCIt DISTRICT TENNIS _e ASSOCIATION. FIXTURES, 1950-51. First Round. October 21st. Gobur A. v. Molosworth; Terip Gold v. Yarck. Morton B. v. Terip Blue. Koriella v. Morton A. Cathkin v. Gobur B. October 28th. Yarck v, Gobur A. Torip Blue v. Terip Gold. Merton A. v. Merton B. Gobur B. v. Koriella. Molesworth v. Cathkin. November 11th. Gobur A. v. Terip Blue. Torip Gold v. Merton A. Morton B. v. Gobur B. Koriella v. Cathkin. Yarck v. Molesworth. November 25th. Morton A. v. Gobur A. Gobur B. v. Torip. Gold. Cathkin v. Morton B. Molesworth v. Koriella. Tcrip Blue v. Yarck. December 2nd. Gobur A. v. Gobur B. Torip Gold v. Cathkin. Morton B. v. Koriella. Yarck v. Morton A. Molesworth v. Terip Blue. l)ecember Oth. Cathkin v. Gobur A. Koriolla v. T'rip' Gold: Merton B. v. Molesworth. Gobur B. v. Yarck. Torip 131ue v. Morton A. December J6th. Gobur A. v. Koriella. Merton B. v. Terip Gold. Yarck v. Cathkin. Tcrip Blue v. Gobur B. Molesworth v. Merton A. ,December 23rd. Gobur A. v. Morton B....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
MITCIHELL'S TAXI SERVICE CAR FOR IIIRE-DAY OR NIGHT Day Trips Arranged Car Available for Wedding Parties Dance Parties Catered For ?Car Meets Melbourne Bus Daily ALEXANDRA PHIONE 35 S" he. Sportsman's Dream! * * STAR TIN * O .H.V. englno with twin Ar?al carburettors and * a camrstft S- dr'n frame - every refinement * .,t. , j.. . ¢r .k .k .k . L. BATTERSBY- Local Agent MILLER BROS. Depot lor Neptune Oil Co.'Piy. Ltd. Tridetnt Power Kerosene., CrystallLight irg Kerorene. Lubricating and'Spraylng Oils. Greases t i Best brands Ales, Wines, Spirits. ALEXANDRA HOTEL, N J. McNAIR, .Proprietor. Phone 14 * GENERAL OCARRIER Alexa~dra; Thornton and Elldon-Weir Passengers, Parcels and . Goods STAN CADGE, CARRIER. C.O.R. DEPOT. Wobator Street, Aloeandra, Pbone No 117 W. A. BOJUNDS, Large Assortment of guaran" teed Tobacco .Pouches, Pipes, Cig. Cases, etc. Boxed Cigars, English Cigars, Wallets, Shaving Outfits. All Fishing! and 'lennis Gear for the Sportsman. Gramophones and Records. Phone 148 W...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
BIRtTII EMIuLING.- Uin October 21t'h at Alex andsa District Hospital, to Joyce and lan, a son--Andrew Austin. (Both well.) IN hIIEMORIAM SHAW.--In loving memory of my dear mother, who passed away October 22nd, 1915. No one Irnows how much we miss you, Yourloving smile we'll never forget. --Inserted by her loving son Bob, daiughter-in law Amy, and granddagghter SII.\W.-In loving memory of my dear lother, s. oho passed away 22nd October, 1915. . - As the years paseby, 'Time can never dim my thoughts. And there will always bc lovii.g memr ones -Till"we m'eet again. L Inserted by her loving son Dave,
The Wrong Sermon. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
The Wrongs rpon. Probably 'the final; story f a'Absent- mlindedness will never, be. told:. A' cor respondent vouches, for the truth of an anecdote, whtchthe relates: The Rev. Septimus X-- was many years ago Vicar of .St1 Cross, None ham. He made no secret at all of his habit of buying ready-mado sermons. He was a kindly-natured, easy-going man, and was popular; among his poe. ple. One Sunday morning, on- going Into the vestry after service he found his old clerk in tears.; "What's the matter, Jones?". in. quired the vicar. . "Oh, sir,". replied theoclerk, "this is ' painful surprise, to tiu'all!" "Surpriso; Jones! iWhat do .yotu mean, man?": . "Your sermon this iporning, sir. We are all very sorry, qnd you, gave us to warning." ",,4 t ' "Sermon, Jones, .semon? .Wbat dop you mean?" , . , "Why, your farewell sermon.. We are all dreadfully cut p.' .. The Rev. Septimus had actually read ,o his congregation an old farewell- dermon without either Intending it or knorwin what he was savins...
LARCENY OF WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
LARCENY OF WOOL. Police v. Noel Alexander Adams ahd Jack Henry Carstein, larceny of one bale of wool, valued at £225, from Koriella. Reginald E. Payne, grazier, Alexan dra, gave evidence as to 61 bales of wood being his property. The wool was branded EP over Rhodes. Some wool had its class branded. There wer( various brands. The destination of" the wool was branded V.P.C., M.C. He went to the stores to attend the wool sales and was shown his wool, when he discovered one bale was missing. He later reported the matter to the Alexandra police. Some time after he inspected a bale and identified it as his wool. It was valued at £225. He -did not give accused or anyone else permission to take the wool. To Mr. Maloney (for defendants): Accused apologised to him, and he ac cepted the apology. Senior-constable Freitag, in evi dence, stated that on 1st October, 1950, atabout 7 p.m., in company with First-constable Koop he went to ac eused"Castbrn's home at Thornton. He said to Castern, "I wan...
HOLDING UP THE MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
" HOLDING UP THE. MILK This is rather a common plienomen. on, with, some cows, bid Is. sometimes ;w6rse with the very best milkers. It, often happens when .a stranger milks an animal, and t lihappens still more often when the milker is rough and abuses the animal: ., . Some peoplD think::that a. cow .Cvn. - Intentionally, hold up her' hilk and: prevent the millkeie from drawing it' easily, but this is not so, for the whole matter is practically due to nervous tension,.. which in lts' turn is due to tright. .. Mr. Hoard, one di' tho-most noted . alirymen in America; and the editor of "Hoayd's Dairyman," pointed out in a recent ,articl "that a, cow milk'ed' in proportion to her nervous power. Who sluggish,' plethoric! animal never lielded so' well' abs ie 'of a nervous, moative disposition-in other words, the more brains a cow had the better she milked. The consequence of this, hoe. ever, is that it is just the brainy, nervous cow that is ,the miost easily frightened and upset,,and wh...
FAILURE TO DESTROY RABBITS, George Armstrong was fined £10. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
FAILURE TO DESTROY RABBITS, George Armstrong was fined £10. Jack Moran Clark, similarly charg ed, had the case adjourned for six months. It was stated that defendant had been taking precautions to eradi cate the pest. Hugh James Gilmore and James Thomas Seymour, similarly charged, Swere fined £10 each. This case was re-heard, as Mr. Seymour stated that he could not get to the court in time to state what precautions were being taken. The case was adjourned for four weeks, the inspector to view the property and report to the S.M. A similar count against John Joseph Hoban was adjourned to a date to be fixed. John McMartin was fined £10, in de fault distress. The case against Harold Joseph Ro binson was adjourned to a date not exceeding six months. A fine of £5 was imposed on Jose phine Elizabeth Tossol. The S.M was satisfied that some work had been car ried out to eradicate the pest. Mr. Jackson appeared for Mr. Mc* Martin and Mrs. Tossol. Irispector A .R. Stillman prosecuted in all ca...
APPLICATION FOR A MINING LEASE. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 27 October 1950
APPLICATION FOR A MINING LEASE. Within twelve days from the 20th day of October, 1950, we shall lodge with the Secretary for Mines, Mel bourne, an application for a lease, the particulars of which arc: Name (in full) and address of each applicant: Walter Thomas Leslie Mc Carty, Campbell street, Epping; Wil liam Henry James McCarty, 63 Leices ter street, West Preston. Name by which mine will be known' Kangaroo. Approximately 40 acres. Whether on or below the surface, or both: Both. Full description and precise locality of the land: Two miles from Taggerty, on main Thornton road. Owners: Mr. Miscamble, Mr. Eas ton. Whether the boundaries of the land include any river, creek, deposit of permanent water, spring or artificial reservoir: Water race. Nature of proposed mining opera. tions (state whether sinking, driving, sluicing, dredging or otherwise): -Sinking, driving, sluicing. Term required (maximum 15 year): Five years. Estimated expenditure: Unknown. Metal or mineral to be worked: ...