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Obituary. MR JOSEPH DEER. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 4 May 1917
Obituary. MR J03EPH DEER. ?AFTER an illness extending over months, Mr Joseph Beer, a well and highly esteemed resident of gong, passed away at his Monday afternoon last, at tbs age years. In the winter of last yw Beer contracted influenza and sui he was given every care acd attenua could not shake off the complaint later developed infcj pulmonary The disease rapidly developed, Mr Beer to take to his bed, death aa stated was not unexpected. Beer did not take part in public *>ut gained great notoriety in his yo days aa a cricketer, and for one of the mainstays of tbe WacJ' team as a bowler. He was a a unassuming disposition, conscisstiot' straightforward in his dealings. Tb# many other good qualities gained for tho esteem of a large circle of Mr Beer ia survived by a wido* family of six-four sons and daughters, for whom much eynprtW been expressed. The fuueral took on Wednesday afternoon at tin cemetery, the burial service being the graveside by Mr A. M'Kenzis son. Mr C. Sudekum ca...
WAX FOR BURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 4 May 1917
WAX FOR BURNS. When a French doctor, named Barthe de Sandfort, claimed to have found a cure Tor burns by means of the application of ambrine wax, a mixture of paraffin, resin, and amber, he was simply laughed at. But at the beginning of the war he was allowed fifteen beds by a doctor who believed in his cure for the treatment of burn ed soldiers. Men were brought to him suffering from the terrible effects of the liquid fire, or inflammable tar, used by the enemy, or after having been burned in some wrecked aeroplane. Directly the men are brought in, the burns, however bad they may be, are painted over with wax, which is still liquid and is applied hot. Then a thin sheeting of wadding is laid over, and another coating of ambrine is applied, and the sufferers will sleep peacefully after the first dressing. In about a week new flesh begins to grow, the tissue becomes whole without leaving any scars. The treatment is good also for frostbite, and for wounds in which the tissue has become...
CHAPTER IX. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 4 May 1917
APTER IX. "Alma Beresford," Cicely repeated, knitting lier brows. The name had no association for her. "It must be some one wanting money," she decided. "If her business is very urgent ask her to wait a few minutes. I will speak to her after tea," she said to the foot man. The solemn-looking butler was al ready superintending the preparations for tea. But as Cicely poured it out, her thoughts kept recurring with curious persistency to the visitor who was awaiting her. Was it someone she had known at the Harlequin, she wondered, someone of the less known members of the company whose very name she had forgotten? She did not remember anyone who at all answer ed to General Barrington's descrip tion of the girl he had met in the village. Stephen talked to Barbara Barring ton, with whom lie appeared to have struck up a violent friendship over little Tony, but his eyes watched his wife. No change of expression that swept over her mobile face escapcd their keen scrutiny. When the Barrington...
HARRIETVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 4 May 1917
HARRIETVILLE A rumor is in circulation to the effect that Councillor J. H. Jones, J P., who re- tires by effluxion of time in August of the present year, does not intend to seek re- election. Councillor Jones has had over 20 years experience as one of the represen- tatives of the South Riding at the council table. During that time he has filled the presidential chair with credit to himself, and in addition has been an ardent worker for the riding in particular, and the shire as a whole. His many friends hope that if the rumour is correct that he will reconsider his decision, and con- tinue to give ratepayers the benefit of his knowledge of municipal affairs. I feel sure his colleagues are of the same opinion.
About the Navy. THE SURE SHIELD OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
About the Navy. --THE SURE SHIELD OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE. WHAT ia Urn Navy doing ? is the question one constantly hears. Here ia a fact apart from Admiral Beatty's great achieve! ment. off Jutland, which will help yon to realise how it is guarding our coasts and keeping clear the seas. During twenty months of war, 21 000 merchant vessels havo passed a certain patro'Ied EaBt Coast area, and of all that number only throe have como to grief. Thousands of mines have been swept up. fclalr the veepe/H engaged on liiia work are craft that iu peace time go a fishing cr do a coastal trade. There arc very few bluejackets amongst their crews, the greater number of the ships being manned solely by tho brave fellows of 1I15 merchant service, the fisheries, and the coast trade. The huge 15m. and 13 5 guns with which our latest type of battleships are equip pod are handled by our naval men almost ns quickly and easily as would bo a T»VV\ o-h,,gh UlB.13 5 flroa " I shell of l,2o0 pounds ii weight, w...
Special Cattle Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
Special Cattle Sale. MESSRS. EVANS & LANGI.ANDS report holding a special sale of store cattle at the Corporation Yards, Wangaratta, on Sat urday 2Sth April, when the yarded 1070 head of cattle comprising all classes and including a large percentage of well bred shorthorn cattle 787 head were disposed of. Values were well maintained through out the sale for all aged cattle, for which prices obtained were fully equal to the high ruling rates ; slightly lower rates than previous sales prevailed throughout for poddies. The attendance of buyers was a representative one, d fferent parts of the State and New South Wales biing represented, and a very large number of district graziers being present. The (ol lowing are some of the lots disposed of, and prices obtained, viz :-12 heifers, 3 years, £114/; 13 heifers, 2 J to 3 years, £1015/; 15 heifers, 2^ years, £12 1;/; 14 steers, 2'/z years, £11; 7 bullocks, 3 years, £11 11/; 4 heifers, £13 ;/; 11 bul locks, 3 to 3i years, £13 7/; 12 s...
THE SENATE. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
THE SENATE. Fairbairn . Bolton Plain Blakey McKiesock Findley Goldstein . 13,872 13.832 13,710 10,550 10,382 10,335 243 Following are the records of votes taken at the 1914 election : Alexandra ISeoalla Bethanga Benalla North ... Beechworth ... Bright Gorryong ... Cbiltern Doon Jamieson Mansfield ... Mitta Mil'a ... Moyliu Myrtleford Kutberglen St. James Tallanjatta Tungamah _ ... WaDgaratta Walwa Wodonga Yackaudandah ... Yarrawonga Yea ... ... Absent Votes ... Ahern 531 1212 ' 175 801 875 569 505 307 229 93 471 269 677 305 1177 300 393 405 101G 123 631 - 832 604 712 979 Moloney 354 1422 139 318 1291 1071 264 534 205 195 570 282 454 422 1425 174 706 18S 1434 105 . 552 707 669 626 1-J16 Totals ... 14,900 15,519 Majority for Moloney, 619. At the Federal olectiod in. 1914, Mr Moloney received 15.519 votes including 1416 absent votes j Mr Ahern .received 14.900 of which 979 were from absent absent voters. Thus a total of 30,419 votes were cast on that occasion. For [ he present election...
INDI. (Number of Electors on Roll, 32,708). [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
INDI. * (Number of Electors on Rqll, 32,708). Leokie Moloney Alexandra ... - 553 499 Beechworth ... 1065 824 , Benalla ... ... 1317 1133 Benalla North ... 650 325 Bethanga ... 186 92 Bright 651 Cll CUiltarn... ... 296 " 378 Corryong ... 503 156 Doon ... ... 227 149 Janiieaon ... 96 135 Mansfield ... 518 421 Mitta Mitta ' 276 * 197 Moyliu 621 300 Myrtleford ... 408 326 Rutherglen ... ,1172 1007 St. James ... _ 249 187 Tallangatta . ... . 391 40a Tungamah ... 308 109 Walwa 124 80 Wungaratta ... .1643 1109 Wodonga ... 545 591 Yackandandoh... . 819 592 Yarrawonga ... 499 033 Yea 776 329 Totals ... 13,893 10,868 Majority for Leokie;-3,025.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
Avoid Sedative Cough Medicines If you want to contribute directly to the occurrence of capillary bronchitis and pntumonia, uses cough medicines that contain codine,' morphine, heroin, and other sedatives, when you have a cough or cold. An expectorant like Chamber lain's Cough Bemedy is what is needed. That oleans out the culture beds or breeding placeB for the germs of pneu mooia and other germ diseases. That is Why pneumonia never results from a cold ;when Chamberlain's C ugh Remedy is used It has a world-wide reputation for its cures. It oontains no morphine or lother sedative. For sale by Walker Bros., IBright; J. H. Jonea, Harrietville; C.'Cardi, Wandiligonp; 0.- G. Goodman, Porepunkah ; J. Ritchie, Buokland. It quickly cures coughs and. colds, and heals the throat and lungs. Besureyougot Bonnington's Iri6h Moss it contains no injurious drugs and is the best medicine forboth children and adults; 51 Your Suit Should do you credit. It's all very well for folk to say appearances do...
BRIGHT SUB-DIVISION. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
BRIGHT SUB-DIVISION. Great interest waB displayed locilly, 8Dd throughout tlio da}* tho polling pro ceeded steadily, representatives of ihp candidates being kept busy convey ins eleclora to the polling booth, and much eathusiasin was thrown into tho work, particularly in the afternoon. When the poll closed at eight o'clock, little knots of people remained discussing the situation, and as time wore on, interest became more keen, and towards 8.30 the first ? count was announced, the" figures being Mr Moloney, 155; Mr Leckie, 209. The next count gave Mr Moloney 11G and Mr Leckie, 136 The third showed that the Relative merits of the candidates were about even, the totals being, Mr Moloney 02, Mr Leckie 94. The next count gave Mr Leckie GO and Mr Moloney 38. So that with four of the principal booths in the district counted, Mr Leckie had a majority of 98. The next count increased Mr Leckifc'a majority by four, the figures being, Mr Leckie 34 ; Mr Moloney, 30 On the next count, Mr Moloney...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
MICHAEL : P RYAN, BARRISTER & SOLICITOR Will visit BRIGHT every fortnight in future. May be seen at Star Hotel. Date of next ViBit-21st and 22nd May. AHERN & Wl'SWINEY Barristers and Solicitors, REID STREET, WANGARATTA ' Mr. M'Swiney, Commissioner for New South Wales. Trust and. o.tlier Moneys to Lend. DENTISTRY. G. A. Payne, L.D.S., Dentist __ CP nnnnpllv (Rocordodby Dental . E. uunneiiy Board of Victoria.) of Murphy-Sstreet, WANQARATTA, WILL visit Bright and Myrtleford every second week, and may be consulted at Mrs. Abraham's Star Hotel.-DATE OF NEXT VISIT : BRIGHT, Monday, 12th March, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; all day on Tuesday. ~~J. P. FLANAGAN i 438 Elizabeth-st., MELBOURNE Cash Buyer of Walnuts & Soft-SlicTlcrt Almonds Best Quality only. NO Cartage, Commission or other de ductions charged. All prices re turned are nett, delivered at Spencer street. I return cash on receipt of goods. Quotations promptly returned on receipt of samples. Notice to Ratepayers ...
THE INDI CONTEST [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
THE INDI CONTEST : Without doubt the contest in Indi was a moat strenuous one, and although many expacled Mr Leckie to wio, it was never anticipated he would secure such a snb etantial majority. Feeling had run to a high tension in all large centres, and right throughout each vole was well canvasstd. Mr William Lees Darlison, D R.O., as usual had all his arrangements in perfect order, and everything in consequence passed off without a break in the mac hinery. Yackandandnh gained tho distinction of first return received at S.40, (says the " Register''), a smart performance, com mended by tho D.R.O., in the remark, ." Well done, Yack. Good telegraph ser vice and smart men.'1 It read Leckie, 214; Moloney, 13G. Yea was second, nine minutes later-Leckie, 352 ; Moloney, 204 Then followed Alexandra and Beech worth, incomplete, of course, but both giving the Nationalist candidate majorities. Then came Benalla with a small majority for the Labour candidate. These were the first booth returns...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
Bereavement Notice. MRS, BEER aud FAMILY beg to thank their many friends for their kindness, especially Dr. Skewes ; also for letters, telegrams, and floral tributes in their sad bereavement. Wandiligong, 10/5/17. DEATH. BEER-On the 30th April, at his resi dence, Joseph, beloved husband of Grace Beer, and loving father of Joe, Jack, Lilian, Clarice, Eric, Reg; age 56 years. A patient sufferer at rest. IN MEHORIAM. METCALFE.-In loving memory of Pri vate F. B. Metcalfe (Tim), who was killed in action at Gallipoli in May, 1915. Deeply mourned ; sadly missed. .. His King and country called him The call was not in vain On Australia's roll of honor You will find our brave boy's name. -Inserted by mother, siBter, and brothers.
Produce Market. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
FOLLOWING are the ruling retail prices at Messrs. Walker Bros. Pro. Ltd., Bright: - Flour-1501b. bag, 19/ Wheat-5/6 bushel Chaff-3/9 ow't. Maize (feed)-3/9 bushel Prime New Ouions-121bs. for 1/ Oata-2/9 bushel Bran-1/2 bushel Pollard-1/7 bushel Efc'gs-1/G dozen Separator butter-1/3 lb. Choice factorv buttor-1/0 lb. | World's Pantomime and Revue Coy. preeont " The Mashers" and Jap." Seo programmes, etc.-Bright, Monday, May 14 ; Harrietville, Tuesday, May 15 ; | Wandiligone, Wednesday, May 16. .
Federal Elections. WIN THE WAR VICTORY. INDI, BENDIGO AND CORIO WON. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
Federal Elections, WINTHE WAR VICTORY. ;INDI, BEN DIG 0 AND COKIO WON. THE Federal elections on Saturday have resulted in a surprise to everybody, and from returoB to hand indicate that Mr Hughes and his parly will hare a strong working majority. In the House o£ Rep resentatives there are several changes. Bendigo has been secured by Mr Hughes, Mr Leckie supplants Mr Moloney for Indi, and Sergeant-Mnjor Lister secures the seat in Corio In the Senate the Nationa list candidates are leading in all the States, arid with the exception of Queens land-which is liable to alteration-are pretty safe. The result of this election cannot be regarded as a Labor defeat. Even Mr Hughes, the Prime Minister, all through the co'ntest, declarod himself a Labourite and thonsands of other staunch Labourites follow his illustratlous load and sank party for this occasion only.]
The Alpine Obserber. FRIDAY, MAY 11TH, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
?he ^Upiite dDbetrbcr. FRIDAY. MAY 11TH. 1.9'7. The cushion disposed of by the Free burgh Patriotic Committor has l ean won by Mr W. Woodsido, of Happy Valiey. The shire rate collector will visit Wandiligong on Tuesday nox', 15th iust, for the purpose of receiving money for rates. He will he in attendance at tlio M.U. Hall from 10.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. !'Tlie Slashers "a refined combina ation of ArtietH.-Bright, Monday, M.iy 14; Harrietvillo, Tuesday, May 15 ; Wan diligong, Wednesday, May 16. A public meeting has been convened for tbis (Friday) evening by the :>Iiire president, to consider ways and means of celebrating Empire Day. The meeting is timed to take place at the Shire Hall at 8 p.m. To-morrow (Saturday) Messrs Flana gan, Newman and Co. in conjunction with Messrs Moore and Davis, of Albury, will hold their annual cattle sale at Tawonga. It is expected that there will be a large yarding of all classes of stuck. At the council meeting on Tuesday it was agreed to tall in with t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
BUS. I NESS NOTICES. i 77ie Store of 7^c/ay Here again 'we are bringing under your notice a lot of useful and good wearing goods thai jm should appreciate. When yon are in Bright we invite your inspection. Fl&rmels YOU will, no doubt, be wanting FLANNEL when the cold weather sets iu, although we have not had very much cold weather up to now. Be wise and be prepared for it when it does come. We are able to supply you just now with good value in FLANNELS 23 inch Natural Flannel, English make 1/8 28 inch Heavy Colonial Natural Flannel 1/11 28-inch All Wool Natural Flannel, fine make 2/6 28«inch All Wool Natural Flannel, Colonial, heavy make 2/9 FLANNELETTES 7Jd !>d 103 3/ 1/3 - 9d 10W 1/ 1/3 1/ 1/3 l/li White - Striped Storm Flannelettes 7$d 9d lOfcd 1/ Reversible Flannelettes --1/6 THE FULL VALUE STORES Men! If you want an Oil Coat Look down this list. »You will get one that, will wear .well and keep out the rain, and give you satis faction. We guarantee them.to keep you dr...
Engineer's Report. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
Engineer's Report. MR. E MARTIN, shire engineer, reported at the couucil meeting oil Tuesday as fallows: 1. On the main road, Bright to Harriet ville, some scrub has been removed in places to give drivers of vehicles a clear view ahead-Received. 2. At Harrietvil'e the street water tables have beeu cleaned out aud trimmed.-Received. 3. At the bridge over the Ovens River, on the Snowy Creei. road, trees and debris have accumulated against the piers. These should be removed when the stream is low.-Engineer to attend .1. Tenders have again beeu called (oi repairs to Tawouga road, returnable to day.-Received. 5. Proposed bridge at Redbank, Ta wouga.-I have inspected the site origin ally selected for this bridge, and am of opinion that it is equally suitable as the other one selected. It is easily accessible on both sides of the river. The banks are about the same height above water level, aud the stream is the same width in both places. From the point of view of access to the main road f...
Bright Shire Volunteers. Men who are Serving their Country. OUR ROLL OF HONOR. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 11 May 1917
Bright Shire Yolmtecrs. Men who are Serving their Country. OUR ROLL OF HONOR. Wk give below the list of (hose residents *vho arc either fighting or on their way to fight for ihe Empire and freedom, to gether with those who are natives of the district but at the time of their enlistment were residing in other pr.r'.s of the State Also a list of those heroes who have fallen in their countiy's cause : Died from Illness Kay SJ'SLean (WauiliSi^oai;) Ci. i>. liicnlUIl (Harriet vil c) A. 'f. Itriiius (T . ivoDgi.) Killed ill Action. F. Sictt'alfc (Brijjht) B3. Hoiicyciiurcll (Wandiiigonj;) &lt;i M'iVeil (L"wer BuekUnd) A- Murray (Kreeburgh) M\ A. V. HisKS ("right) C. I'ool (.fie Imrgh) A S. Attridtfc ( Wandiligorg) - 4). t,'nrtlU'.YV ("fppy Valley) '£' E'ailon Hull.ilo Kiver) X. WiUoimhby (^yrtleford) Sf. Kotlic.ry ( Wynleford) " ?: : J. S!. Sllillbers (Bright) Ilex Doll (Murrietvit'f). ? .iitc &lt;.rbl»!e (lV andiligongj. v A Johnston (Bright) 5S. &lt;;«M»rae (U...