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THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Following notifications appeared in last week's Government Gazelle:— [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Following notifications appeared in luel weok's Government Gazelle.: — Transfers' of Ihhmgr regiHtercd at .Title* Office.—Daniel W\ Lee.^, 80a.. lr. lSp«( Boucgilla, to Elizabeth Leen and R. D. Cole, executors; Charles H. FJuerty^ 3*23»i. 2r. 35|)., Alullagon^, to JoKeph R. Boon, Eskdalo; "Walter A. Card well, tiStfa.jWagra, to Timothy Blair, Tallangatta; \Vm. «T. Humphrey,' 635a., Cudgewa, to Geo. Y. BPKeuzie, Cud^owa; John Whitehead, 390a., Wabba, to Wra. Kemp, Wabba. Applications for licences approved.—Ellis Bros., 600a.', Tallundoon; Ellis Bros., 1100a., Noorongoug and Tallatidobn.
MINING INTELLIGENCE. ARGO DREDGING COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
MINING INTELLIGENCE. ARGO DREDGING COMPANY. The half-yearly general meeting of the Argo Dredging Company, Sandy Crook, was hold in Melbourne a few clays ago. Mr. A Grant presided. The Chairman, in moving tlio adoption of. tho reports and balance-sheet, congratulated share holders upon tho improved position at tained by tho company during recent mouths. (Hoar, hear.) Results hail beou materially affected by tt hard bar of clay, and so serious was tho position that the directors had considered the advisability of suspending operations. However, on visiting llio property, the Board decided to guarantee the company's overdraft of £4(10, and continue. Yields had since improved so much that they had paid-off the overdraft, and had a credit of £450. The last return gave 50.iz. gold, whilo the average for the last few months was well over 40'Z. They had bored weli ahead of operations, and as far as thoy could tell tiie outlook w is promising. It ludeod looked as if there was a prospect of a...
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
SPORTING NOTES. Mitchell Bros.' racehorse Trafalgar was last week despatched from Biingonbroug station to Flcniiugton, where bo is to be put in training uuaiu, under tlio (utolage nf Walter Hickonbulham. The Age re ports:—"The silvery-maned grandson of ■ Carbine arrived from Uringenbroug on Friday night, and, though naturally very big, be looks in splendid heart to renew his acquaintance once more with the racecourse. Indeed, with the present dearth of weight-for-ago horses of any class, Trafalgar would not need to bo at his best to win any number of such ovents, and it was probably this fact that influenced Messrs. Mitchell in their de cision to again place the " public idol" in the hands of Uickenbotham for another preparation. There have not bcoii many instances where horses returned from stud dntios have comeback to their old form, but such it short period of retire ment may not have soriously interfered with the son of Wallaco, who is a groat stayer. Duke Footo was recently tak...
TO PREVENT COLLISIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
TO PREVENT COLLISIONS. In consequence of the frequency of [railway collisons in various parts of ithe world recently, th»'directors [the Western: (S tato) Railwav •oute, to London, an > Ph.c. .JHHRfcTw1 UyjMucidra? wh'icti'/from its shape, is known as the "crocodile," is placed between the rails near the dis tance signals, and is so arranged that when the train passes over it con nection is made with the engine in such a way that a powerful siren on the engine at once warns the driver that the signal, although, perhaps, in visible through fog, is against him.
OPENING OF MITTA VALLEY CENTER. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
OPENING OF MITTA. VALLE5T CENTER. A now Bush Nursing Cantor has re cently been ypened in Mitta Mittu. On Sutmduy, 2nd Muy, NurseM^iiiro pro ceeilod to Mittu Millu, uccmnpunied by Bisler Gioer, tho SupeiintHinlont uml Re lieving Nurse of the Yiutnrimi Bush JJursing Auaociutimi. At E*kdule, a very Vlise dinner was provided by the BudU 'Nursing Association to moot tho travollors on arrival. Oh Monday, Sister Grenrg&vo n lecturo to tho State-school childrou ut Tallan doon South at 11.30 a.m., unil 111 tho afternoon she gavo a lecturo in tIk: Esk dale State-school on " Tlio Anatomy and Care of tho Hair aud Skin" to a large number of tho paronls, together with tho school children. Nurso Maguiro ox atniued siiiiid of tho school childrou ac cording to tho standard roquirod by tho Education Department ns an object lessen to tho parents oil tho great work dono by tho mlrso of thu Victorian Bush Nursing Association in tho Stato-schools in tho Bush Nursing Canters. In tho ovoning, Siste...
A Double Application. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
A Double Application. "Well, sir!" exclaimed the million aire. "What do you want this morn ing?" "I've come again to ask for your daughter," said the poor, but ambi-. tious, young man. "Haven't I told you six times over on as many different days that it is out o£ the question? What do you mean by bothering me in this way? You are making a nuisance o£ your self!" "If I seem to be more persistent thaji circumstances warrant, I must insist that you, sir, are to blame." "I!" shouted the indignant old man. "I don't understand you." "There," said the man who loved his daughter, as he pointed to a, motto over the banker s desk, "is my excuse for coming here day after day: 'It at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again.' Do you bedcva in th?,t sentiment, or have you put it up there simply to deceive people?" After he had scratched his head awhile the mean old plutocrat said: "Yes, *1 believe in that. 1 haven't succeeded yet in making yru under stand that my daughter shall not be come t...
VICTORIAN BUSH NURSING ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
VICTORIAN BUSH NURSING ASSOCIA1 ION. Sister Giiwr, superintending and re lieving nuisoof Iho V.B.N.A., has sup plied us with tho following; interesting account of the aims and work of tho J'uali Nursing Association :— A little over three years ago in tho Ciipo Otway Forest tho Beech Forest Hush Nursing Center was slnrted, in tho faco of groat opposition. It was said that Australian conditions were such that a trained nurse would not be able to justify lier existence in tho bush, though ail were unanimous in declaring that there was great need for her services. To-day the work of the Victorian Bush Nursing stands a magnificent proof that those Mars were unfounded. At present t.liero are 13 cantors working in all parts of Victoria, namely—Beech Forest, Pan mure,' Edenhope, Harrow, Gunbower, Mitta Mitta, Dargo, Buchan, Gunyah Guuyah, Madalya, Welshpool, Meeniyau. Lower Tarwin, with a probability of threo raoro working within a few weeks, and inquiries from a half a dozen more. The V.B....
He Lost Her. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
He Lost Her. 1 He had asked her to marry him, and was waiting impatiently for an answer. "Will you expect me to keep house?" she asked. "No, indeed, my love. The servant will attend to all that." "You won't ask me to make bread or broil beefsteaks?" 1 "Certainly not, my angel. We shail have a cook." "And I will not be compelled to pound the wash-board?" "How can you ask such a ques tion? No, no!" "Then I cannot marry you. I have been brought up to do all these things, and I could not be happy in 1 a life of idleness." | When he realised what a treasure he had lost, he went sadly to his' luxurious home, and resolved to re main a bachelor for ever. ?
CO-OPERATIVE BACON CURING. PROGRESS AT BRAYBROOK. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
co-operative bacon curing. PR0GRE39 AT BR.VYBEOOK. Tlie agricultural reporter of the Lewlei* writes: —While its average weekly kill ing is 600 pins, tho Western ami Murray Cobporutivo Bnuou Factory, situated at Bray brook, bus «li ondyjcjoul t with SOU in . the course of the week. This fact illus trates bol.h the steady progress of the institution and the loyalty of its share holders. The quality of U,0 cur0a ba3 given geuoral satisfaction, ami • seven leading city firms of distributors sell the cooperative bauou at their many branch establishments. Au expanding trade has boon openod-up with Western Australia while a careful canvass of liiverina dis tricts has added a large uuuibor of cus tomers to the factory's list. The staKe has now been reached wbore'thore need bo no hesitation felt as to the ability of the factory to profitably dispose of all pigs that may bo sent to it. Considering that it has only been- it) oxisfence for a. few months, this represents » most whole some state ...
BRIEF NOTES AND COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
BRIEF NOTES AND COfilfflENTS. Hospital ball, to-night. Farm of 20 acres uearBuuyip sold for £00 per acre. Mm. John Cox, of Mangoplah Station, died on Sunday. Harry Louder aaug to Pentridge prisoners the other afternoon. Clear Or.-»k station, Eldorado, 1250 acres, Bold to a Mr. Syme, of Melbourne. Friday, 2'/nd unit., will be obsers'ed as Empire Duy in tho State-schools. Attention is directed to tho ad. of M. Abdallah, hide and nkin merchant/ Red Bluff wero victorious over Kiowa in the final Association tennis oiatt:h. Public meeting at Eskdale on Saturday sight, to consider main road proposals. Mrs. A. H. Meurunt, widow o£ au old time Dart miner, died at Thougla last week, at ago of 71. Madame Nordica, famous prima donna, died at Bataviu, on her way home to America. Age, 55. William Johuson, of Whitfield, was work ing at a chaff-cutter. Left hand got drawn iu to machine, and was cut off at wrist. Mr. Fred Blacklock has erected a new theatre—the Royal—in Albury. The play house has se...
Trifles Light As Air. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
Trifles Light As Air. Mrs. Gordon had recently moved into the neighborhood. "I thought I would come and tell you that your James has been fighting with my Edward," said one of the neighbors, one morning as she called at Mrs. Gordon's door, "and settle the matter if I could." "Well, for my part," responded Mrs. Gordon haughtily, "I have no time to enter into any discussion about the children's quarrels. I consider my self above such trifling things." "I'm delighted to hear it," was the reply. "I'll send James over on a stretcher in an hour or two."
CHARGE OF LARCENY. A MONTH'S JAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
CHARGE OF LARCENY. A MONTH'S JAIL. At Tullungattu Police Court yesterday, before Messrs. Swuuton ami Putterson, J.P's., a strauger giving the name of Thomas Lyons was charged with the larceny of u pair of woman's boots, value 9/, the property of Thomas T. Hageu, boot-maker, Tallangatta. Thomas Teer Hagcn deposed: I am a boot-ruaker, residing at Tallangatta. Saw accused on Mouday, when he was in my shop, and again yesterday afternoon. On both occasions ho a*kod for food. In conse quence of what I heard last evening, just about 6 o'clock, 1 searched my shop and found mining a pair of lady's boots. Those produced in court are tlio same. Thoy aro my property. Value them at 9/. Did not give accused or anyone elso authority to tako them. The shelf on (vhich the boots lay is closo to the front door. —To accused: You did uot offer to pay for tho tucker. You only asked for a feed. Alfred Cbeesley, boot-maker, NewtotVn, Tallangatta, deposed: Yesterday afternoon, about 5 o'clock, I saw accused...
FIGHTING FOGS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
FIGHTING FOGS. That London's "particular" — tlie yellow, pea-soup atmosphere which sometimes settles over the Metropolis and materially adds to doctors' bank ing accounts—may be abolished is the hope held out by a French scient ist, M. Onderio, the head of the Lyons Observatory, -whose novel rem edy is to be put to the test at Lyons. The French _ city suffers almost as much from fogs as London, and M. Onderio has formed the theory that these fogs are due to the enormous evaporation from the Rivers Rhon». and Saone, as they flow through that city. This theory is shared by other scientists, who attribute London fogs to the vapor arising from the Thames, as well as to the excessive stroke. Whereas other scientists, however, have usually proposed to banish fogs by attacking them when they have once been formed in the air, M. On derio proposes to prevent their forma tion by a very simple plan. His idea is to suppress uie rising o£ the water vapor by covering the surface of the rivers wit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
THE BIG STORE MAIN STREET, TALLANGATTA. For GENUINE VALUES in ALL DEPARTMENTS GROCERY, FURNITURE, POLLARD, TIMBER, IRONMONGERY, FLOUR. OATS and LIME and CROCKERY, BRAN, CHAFF. CEMENT. TJVQ^PECIAL LIWBS;—Our 'BREAD and GLEN VALLEY TEA. '-""V* ... v Agent for Nobel's Explosives and Cuming Smith's Manures. JAMES SWAN TON, The Big Store, TALLANGATTA J. B. M'LAREN, BEEHIVE STORE :: :: :: TALLANGATTA KEEPS a FIRST-CLASS STOCK OF DRAPERY, IRONMONGERY, BOOTS, GROCERIES, CROCKERY, FANCY GOODS, AT SPECIALLY LOW PRICES. ' Only Best Brands Stocked. Your Next Order Solicited. Agent for MASSEY-HARRIS. • Man Know thyself and show thyself ,and prove for thyself that STOUT j the tailor, Gives the Best Value in tin! district for SUITS TO ORDER. i Latest Up-to-date Patterns to hand. Fit ; second to none. Hats, Shirts, Ties, Col lars, Men's Underwear ' and- Overwear. 53oys' and youths' Ready-to Wear Suits BELOW CITY PRICES AT STOUT'S, CENTRAL HOUSE, TALLANGATTA. TALLANGATTA SHOEING FORGE. JAMES GRANT, ...
THE CELLAR OF DEATH. A NIGHT-WATCHMAN'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
! THE CELLAR OF DEATH. I A NIGHT-WATCHMAN'S STORY. 1 Do I think you inquisitive, sir? Nay, but I don't, 'lis only natural for anyone to ask a man who isn't tliirty-five yet what it was that turned his hair white. For you don't often see a fellow o£ my age with Bhow white locks like these, I'll warrant. I reckon I'm what they call unique. It was a single night in the cellar of the Northcliester. Sugar House that did it, if you care to know, though I ain't so sure that I - altogether •. likes, tolling' my story even now, after six years and more. Many a night ha.ve I I- wakened up from from head to foot,[ after dreaming about that, tarribla..aiiglit. ..Tie hoi; ror o£ it seems fixed "in my brain past all forgetting. It comes back to me so plainly that somehow my blood dries up all in a moment. 1 tell you, sir, if ever any man was rescued from death by the skin of his teeth, It's the white-haired man who stands be fore you. But first of all, before I begin to reach the bloodcurdling pa...
BACK TO THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
BACK TO THE LAND. There are too many "dreamers and ininkers," And not enough tillers of soil; .There are too many eaters and drinkers Who use up the products of toil; There are too many boosters and boomers, With manners too easy and bland; We're cursed with, too many consum ers. We ought to go back to the land. There are too many getters and tak ers, And not enough men who produce; There are too many broad rolling acres Untouched and untilled — out of use; We stick where the grime and the grit is, ., And the streets with the poor' are a-Bwarm; We're crowded too much in the cities, We ought to go back to the farm. We've got to he workers and plough ers, Who "sweat in the fields like true men; We've got to make use of our powers To make the land blossom again. What, me? On a farm? And to stay there? Well, not for a bundle of pelf! X was trying to show you tjie way there, But I'll stick to the city myself. "Pa, what is a diplomat?" . A diplomat, my son, is a man who remembers a lady's...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
Wear and Tear. As the years roll on In their track less course, the stress and strain of ' modern existence slowly hut 6urely -have their effect, and, as we approach middle life, most of us suffer from ail ments, such as rheumatism, gout, neu ralgia, lumbago, Bciatica, anaemia, in digestion, biliousness, Jaundice, sick headache, general debility, gravel, atone and bladder troubles. The in efficient action of the kidneys and liver is the prime factor when we suf fer from one or more of these com plaints, and in such cases it is neces- | sary to restore the kidneys and liver . to health and activity ere a cure can i be effected. Warner's Safe Cure pos sesses remarkable curative and restor-1 ative properties in kidney and liver j disorders, and sufferers from any of the above-mentioned ailmentB are con fidently recommended to at once seek the aid of Warner's Safe Cure in or der that the uric and biliary poiBone, the retention of which causeB the af fliction, may be removed from the sys...
Courage. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
Courage. Admiral Lord "Howe, when Captain, was hastily awakened in tlie middle of the night by the lieutenant of the watch, who informed him with great agitation that the ship was on flre near the magazine. "If that be the case," said he, rising leisurely to put on bis clothes, "we shall soon know it." The lieutenant flew back to ths scene of danger, and, almost instantly returning, exclaimed, "You need not, sir, be afraid, the fire is extinguish ed." "Afraid!" exclaimed Howe. "What do you mean by that, Blr? I never was afraid in my life." Then, he addo t, looking the lieutenant full in the face, "Pray, how does a man feel when ho Is afraid? I need not ask how i.e looks." People who live double lives are apt to discover In the end that neither of them was profitable. When a man has failed at every thing else he can still become a critic. Many a man gets a reputation for wisdom by leaving things unsaid.
WORKING-MAN ARTIST. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 14 May 1914
WORKING-MAN ARTIST. The "Universe" tells the interest ing life-story of the "working-man art ist of Walworth," whose powers have been attracting attention. Having first seen the light at Man chester in 1867, Matthew Mooneywas taken at the age of three to Glasgow, where he received his schooling at the Franciscan School, South Side. He commenced work as steward on a pleasure-steamer plying round the Scottish coast; went later to Man chester and worked in a wine bar; live years later he became valet to Cardinal Vaughan, with whom he tra velled; acted as steward on a Royal Mail Steam Packet boat; took up a job as a stage hand at Drury Lane Theatre; and then turned engineer. He is now assistant electrician at a London hotel. Mr. Mooney's home is in a "depress ing street" in Walworth. He was thirty-two before he "touched a paint box." Seeing the scene-painters busy at Drury Lane Theatre, be became sud denly interested in their work. At every opportunity he watched them spread their color...