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EDITORIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
EDITORIAL. I wish to draw attention to the custom of having our Baptisms during public ser vice. The Prayer B >ok provides a Service for the private Baptism of children in houses.. The Rub-ic preceding this Ser vice states, however, "that without great cause and recesaiby 'hey procure uot their children to be baptised at noma in their houses " As a matter ef fact the only occasion of private Biptism is when a child is in grievous bodily danger, and it would be impossible to take it to the ■"buret). 1-The-only Baptismal So'vic-i therefore advocated by the Churoh is that for "Public Biptism' for Infants to be used in the Churoh." The Rubrics given in the Prayer Book before this Servic give the reasons for Public Baptism -s follow : "Raotism -nould not be adminis tercd but on Sundays and other rloly Ibiys, when the most number of peoplr come tngeth r; as well lof rb it the cm gregation present may testify the receiv ing of th m that be cewlv b pvised into he number of C-irist's C'lU...
Melbourne Wool Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
Melbourne - Wool Sales. New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co. Ltd report :—Oar cata logue on Tuesday comprised some 5900 bales, and having regard to the lateness of the season the selection was a wonderfully good one, including as it did many high-class merino and crossbred clips, a very large proportion of which was in excellent condition. As was the case last week, the chief feature of the sale was the support accorded the mar ket by Yorkshire, these operators again securing the largest share of the offer ings. J rnerica u'so purchased freely in both merinos and crossbreds, as did the Continent in any fine haired merinos and oddments of all qnalities. Prices as compared with those current at our sale a week ago showed little if any change. Our top price of the day for creasy was 20|- , this hping secnred for lamb? of the w>mI known Mingbool clip front Mr Gauibier, S. Australia, the fleece of which made up to I5|i,
MEETINGS, ETC. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
MEETINGS, ETC. "Wednesday, 28th—Meeting St Aidan's Congregation re Fete. _ i Thursday, 29th—Evensong 7 30 p.m., St George's Congregation Meeting at 8 (Re recent Fete). Friday, 30th January—Choir Practice and Bible CUsb, Wnnghnu, 7.30. Choir, Numurkah, 8. Sunday. February 1st—Holy Baptism at Numurkah Fvensong Monday. February 2nd—Meeting C.E. M.S. at Eectory at 8p.ro. Tuesday, February 3rd—Evensong and addre-s, 7.30 p m. Wednesday, February 4th—Sector at Invergordon. Eeligious Inatru -rion—Reotor visit* State school — Tuesdays, Numurkah (weekly) 9 15; Wednesday, Invergordon and My wee 9 15, Strath merton 3.30 (all fortnightly) Marriages—By appointment (except, ir Lent) Tn avoid possible moonuenie > the H.c.r "■ desir-'S « riy in>r fic tion. H.YV1NS ''or next -iurHay (4'&lt;ii Sunday after Epioh.nv)—21, 271. 281 232 291. 82 (H O. 311, 319, 324). -,Subj*ot—Epiphany Address No 3, Lord of the sea." Meditation this week :—Acta 9 v 6.
SPECIAL TRAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
SPECIAL TRAINS, Special trains will ran on day of sports. The time table has jast been re ceived from the Railway Department, -vnd is as follows :—Leave Tocamwal at 9. s.m, Strathmerton 10.40, Katanga 10.44, and on retnrn leave Nnmnrkah at 10.45 p.m. Leave Oobram at 10.15 a.m., Yarroweyah 10.27, Strathmerton 10.40, Katnngn 10,54, leaving Namnr kah on return at 11.5 p.m. Leave Picola at 10.55 a.m., Nathalie 11,15, Waaia 11.28, and Numnrkah on retnrn at 10.55.
A Letter Free Glasgow. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
A Letter Fr *e Glasjfo^v. Mr Will W. K"rk, .-on of the Rev. Mr Rocke, formerly of Na thalia, writes interestingly to Miss Brenion and Mr F. G. Fenton /Nathalie) of a visit be paid to Glasgow, and Miss Brenion has kindly handed ns his letters. We t»ke the following therefrom I am at Inst able 'o gi?e n account ■ if my vj,u lo ymir sij:er a Largs. 1 ■n opd in Koir!--.nd fc ■ M pud t f vigust, afti i a lone (tip ih.-t n -h China, Japan and across Siberia ; and as I was somewhat overdae and my work bad got behind 1 have been bnsy ever since. Wi came np to G'nnnw ehont the lsr Oo-obcr, and T bad en nuny things on bund that I knew ii whs h . i-Ip-r *n "y to get d>wa to L'^ls. Then I "ois away to Lofton on ftn.-iuess, an i was there for qni'e a whi'e F naily >' owever, things slacked ap » hVle, and I was ab o to make arrangements by let ter for a visit to Largs. In the midst of a lot of wet ones, for the winter is in full force here now, I managed to get a fine day for the trip. he l...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
NEWS AND NOTES. Will parishioners please note especially the two Prtt-e meetings to whioh attention is drawn in the above list of meetings We want to have a full report and bal ance sheet presented in each case, and therefore will all who have any aocouats against t e Fete3, or who have gone to any expense and require reimbursement, kindly notify the secretaries at once. The-Picture ooncerfc at Eatunga, owing to very bad weather, was hot well attend ed, and owing to a slight accident to the machi"6 the piotures were aot a- clear as they have been usually. However, at Wungbnu there was a complete recovery, and"the programme was mnoh «nj iyed by all who attended The Wunghnu hall was fairly well filled. Ac Eatunga Vlr H. W -lker supplied the musio, while Mi-« M. Dockory acted in a similar capacity at Wunghuu. .Miss Liily Graham «tso play ed a selection, and Mr Jim Puidie sang one of his lively So 'oh songs bast Su -d -y tht Rector had a most uo pleasauc time at Alurohison. The rain cam...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
I THW CRADLES FUL', v "Bonus, or no bonus " says tho Hon. J • Coo:;, ' the country needs to hive its cra dles full. A book doalmg with tr.i* sub'cct ; in a most inform-.tive way will t»o uppreeia ' ted by chadless married co iples. It will bo ' sont fro . if 2d is remitted for poa'nge. Ad dress Department t7, Ladies' college of • Health, 46 iilteabethctresti Hslbouraa,
Caledonian Sports Handicaps [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
Caledonian Sports Handicaps Sheffield Bobbie Handicap Burns 130 yds 220 yds E. Carter 7 10 D. H. D .vine ... 81. . 12 J. Page .... ... n* . 15 J. Dreghorn ... in . 16 J. Godfrey .... 12* . 14 G. L. Flack ••• 12* 17 H, J. Brydoa ... 13 17 K B. 'Irew ... 13 19 G. H. Rest ... 13* . . 21 C Tuck ... ... 14 ?3 F. IC. Rogers ... 14 20 C N. Cameron ... 14* . 22 H. ShaekPck ... 14* 23 W. C. Hazen ... 15 23 J. Ritchie ... 15 22 T. J. Brown ... 16 22 C. W. Block ... 16 24 J. Harding ... 16* 25 A. J. Maskill 17 25 A. IJ.ennody ... 17 25 C. R. Pike ... 18 26 0. A. LENNE, V.A.L. Handicapper, Echuca,
THE CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
THE CONCERT. The concert will be the best ever." It will be given in the open-air theatre —seating capacity 500. Should the need arise, those nnable to obtain admission will be accommodated at the Mechanics5 Hall, where the pro gramme will be repeated. Admission prices—3s and 2s. The experience of the past leads on - to sug gest that tickets bo purchased early and seats taken ditto. No reserved seat tickets will be is sued. The same chance to all" is the society's motto. Did yon see the programme ? What a fine crowd! Miss *Gsie Treweeb, Miss 19a Wa39oll, Miss Eihal Hobday, Mr Geo. Collier (baritone), and listen, boys I—two ccmws--Neil Magennis and Will Rollo. ICaoh is an artist.
The Caledonian Gathering. WEDNESDAY NEXT. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
The Caledonian Gathering. WEDNESDAY NEXT. The town On Wednesday Will be in tartan. The occasion beiog The annua' Caledonian Gathering. A fine programme oas been arranged, there'll be plenty to interest and amuse yonng, middle aged and old. I he Scotchman (md woman) may sncnd the whole d-»y listening to the pipes ah! those pipes ) and watching the dancing. The Irishman in watching feats of strength and pedestrian events. Every Irishman is a lover of sport. The Englishman will have many of the military evo utions he ha9 aeeu •• at home" repeated for his edification. And the Australian' What of him ? Pnmpbin races, sack races, Miring tb' bucket and other mirth &lt;i revoking items wdi be his to wa'ch, 'he committer r-aoeing that the Au-tra ian is a fan loving aunnal. Every c.harecr*ristic of every connbry represont-d is known to the society, and the programme has been drafted so as to give the greatest interest to the greatest number. And everyone will find something to amnse a...
PIC[?]LA. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
PIC'Lv. An exciting bolt occurred at, Mr R. Trickey's sale on Wednesday last, when a pair of horses hitched to a hooded buggy, owned by Mr T. Bart, made off round a timbered paddock. Before go ing far Mr Bart was capsized, bnt his companion stack to the reins while the galloping and kicking pair did a rattling go. Finally, the horses fre^d themselves from the baggy by breaking the pole, and with that and the harness and at their heels made for a fence. Here they came to grief—probably not being qnite of the one mind—for though both rose at the jamp, only one managed to clear, the other lodging on the rail. BrokeD harness, and damped pole and braised borsee were the wort fe&tnros of the mishap. We are pleased to learn that Mr C. J, Donovan, who has had rather a bad torn of illness, is on his wav to recover . It will bs seen by "tir advertising col umns 'bat a meeting of the committee of the Pioola Race Cnb will be held at the Picola Hotel on Monday evening next. Also that a m...
KATAMATITE. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
KATAMATITE. The Katamatite Athletic Clnb held its annual sports meeting on Wednes day of last week nrnier most favourable circumstances. The &lt; ffiivrs nnder the leadership of tko president, M' S. Ratn »y, worked well and had things going liko clock work. Soma very close finishes were witnessed in the athletic events, but the decisions of Messrs J. Hugh s and A. J. Chalmers who . fiT-i sled as judges, were never once donated. It was a day for donhles, R, Ritdiie, a young rnDner from Drum-nine, showed fine form and captured the two principal running events, Gf, Keady of Nigambie, having to be content with second placG on each occasion. G. W. L-wis won the .two important bicycle races. Results : — Half-mile bicycle dash.—G. W. Lewis 1, R. A. Matthews 2. Katamatite wheel race, I mile.—G. W. Lewis 1, H. H McEwan 2. Youths' bicycle race — P. Tracey 1. G. W. Lowis 2. Han dicap foot race, 75 yds.— R. Ritchie, tOy ds, 1 ; G. Heady, 8 yds, 2, Time, 7 3 5th?. sec. Sheffield handicap...
Telephone Charges. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
Telephone Charges, The following are the charges for tele phone communication for the first three minutes, and for each additional three minutes or part thereof, from Nnmnrkah to the various places mentioned :— Ardmona 4d 3d Barooga, N.S.W. Berrigan, N.S.W, 4d 3d 8d 6d Chiltern 1/4 1/ Cobram 4d 1/ Corowa, N.S.W. 1/ 6d Cosgrove 8d 6d Deniliqnin. N.S.W. 1/4 3d Dookie 8d 9d Echnca V 9d Finley, N.S.W. 1/ 9d Katamatite 8d 6d Kyabram 8d 6d Merrigum 8d "6d Mooroopna 4d 3d Mnlwala, N.S.W. 18d 6i Nathalie 2d 2d Oakland®, N.S.W. 1/4 1/ Picola t8d 3d Rntherglen W ' 1/ Shepparton 3d Sd Strathmerton 2d 2d Tallygaroopna 2d 2d Tatura 3d 6d Tnngamah 1/ 9d Wunghnn 2d 2d Yabba North 8d 6d Yarrawonga 8d 6d Yarroweyah 3d 3d Yielima 4d 3d Youanmite 8d 6d Tatura switches—Echuca, Kyabram and Merrignm. Shepparton switches—Cosgrove, Kat amatite, Dookie, Yabba v, North and "Sonanmite Nathalia switches—Picola and Yie lima. ftlooroopna switches—ArdmoDs.
CHURCH SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
CHURCH SERVICES. Methodist Church.—Servioes next Sunday are as follow:—Katamatite 3, Rev White;_Katamatite 7,30. Dunbulba. lane 11, Youanmite 8, Rev Roberts; Dun bulbalane 7 30, Mr W. Tyres; Youarang 11, Mr Sidebottonj. Presbyterian Church.—Servioes will be conducted next Sunday as follow: — Numurkah 7.30, Wiiaia 11, Yalca 2 30 Rev. J. A. Lee. Cobrarn Charge — Yarroweyah 11, Naring 3, Cobram 7, Rev Harvey. Church of England—See Church of England on!umn Methodist Church, Nathalia Circuit— Services will be held on Sunday as follows —Nathalia 11, Yalca 3, Bearii 7.30, Mr Jackson ; Picola North 11. Eotupna (S.) 3, Nathalia 7.30, Rev. W, Clemens ; Narioka 3, P cola West 7 ,30. Mr Foster ; Yalca South 11, Bearii 3, Mr Glassou. Presbyterian Church, Nathalia Circuit— Services will be held on Sunday next as follows.—Nathalia 11 and 7.30, Picola 3, Rev. 1. Glyn Joue3. Reformed Church of England—Services will be conducted us follows :—Barinah 11, Lower Moiru 3.30. Nathalia 7.30, Pi cola W. Tue...
THE RAINFALL [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
THE ftAkNFALL The following is the rainfall as regis tered at the Numurkah gauge from 1880 II 21 68'II 68' II WZZ 0911 2I'I 02'2,1 81*01 09'II 96'9l OO'II 31*81 96'SI SI'SI 29'II 60'9S 68'8I 29'8l Ll'Xt 23'6I 99'8S I9'0I SI 0 ' 91' •[ .88*0 lO'O S8'0 88*3 OS'S II'O IS'O — 88'0 08"0 • S9'0 SI I ore 96'0 8Y0 oro 88'I SO'O 2 S'l jaqtnaoa(j zr 6l"I 92'Z lO'O 29'0 20'I 8S'0 08'0 18 "0 56'I S2'0 OI'O 26'0 — IS'O IS'S OS'S 69' I 29'I 2I'S 69'0 iaqra9A0^ 89 0 ES'I 98 208 991 9l'S 69'I OS'I 92'I 88'0 86'0 SI'I 86'0 — 06'0 9Y9 89'I 08'S 88*1 I9'I I0'3 88'0 jsqo^oo 10 I IS S 89 62 'Z OYl 68'0 10'S 82'0 89'I SO'I OI'O 68'3 30'I 98'1 88'0 86" I 89'S I9'I 99 0 I9'0 SI'S OI'S "* jaqtas^deg 86 3 68'I OZ'l 89'Z 99'0 OO'S WO 690 02'I 80'S 8S'I SS'I 32'8 29'0 88'I IS'S 9I'I 09'8 on S9'I 99'S 61'0 $sn3ny 90 I 69' 8FI 881 PO'Z ZVZ I8'I 19*0 82'I IS'l 63'0 • SI'I I9'l 09'0 IS'O 80'S II'I 88't 98'S SO'S SI'O 08'0 Anf 91 Z 2'S 69-0' 89'I SO I 9Z'l 08'S 91'I OO'I 20'3 90'S 89'8 SI'S 19*1 SS'I IS'S 19*1 IS'l...
VILLAGE FAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
VILLAGE FAIR. " The best laid schemes of mice and men gang off a agley," so wrote a now celebrated Scotchman. Well, it was not quite as bad as this on Wednesday evening last week, when the Nathalie Presbyterians held their noting cn be half of the fnnds, bnt Boreag nearly np set things. Great preparations had bi-en made for an enjoy*b:e evening, and though we are not saying that some foik did not enjoy themse^ve3, yet it was p'easnre nnder riifficnhi'-s. Wind and dnst, dost ;»nd wind. The lighting arrangements were elaborate, and wonld have made a brlliant effect bnt only the gas jets were able to born. How ever, stall-holders, if somewhat dis couraged, were not dismayed, and we are informed that a net resnlt from all sources of some £70 will be credited. Of coarse the pabiic were not behind hand in attendance, though had the weather been less boisterons bhis wonld have been rnneh greater. From the same canse part of the programme—the musical—had to be cat pat. Apart frnm this the j...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
MELBOURNE MARKET>. 8 rattle and Cn. repent:— Stores,—Good sorta were attain scarne. Bear eni; hy «o >n 8'ore* mikio 88* to 45a 5 •>&lt; her* from 80* ; -1'p^, "23* to. 28-; *'iuk*r* 153 to 19-. P>rker.*. Prim- 35* •«> 40*, few to 4*3 ; oriuie Itgh 30* t> 88-; few *"cea " qnalicy at store prioaa. Banna P'^3 —Prim* heavy 69? to 76*, old pen* to 80*. nnco* m« linrn 68* to 68*. p im' ii^h' 60* t" 68-, tia f fat and mt rior rr>ru 52-. Bec'* f* e * —. 3J*ti heavy fat* £6 10* 'o £8 7» 6i ; prime weub'y. 90* to £5 ; rough and inferior from 50*. Calves.— Pntt snppfy, prices firm. M'Pnap Bros & Co. report:—S "res —Suckers 12* to IS*; s ip*. 21* co SO ; strong *fores, 32s :o 89* ; seconds, 15s to 17s Porker*.—Prime. 85s to 48* ; extra 45.* to 4S* ; light, 80s to 42s. Baconer* —.Prime, 64s to 74s ; extra. 78* to 80* ; wicti few at £4 and over. Blukfatters -Prime and weighty fats to £5 ; weigh'?, £3 15s to £4 10s : rongh from £3.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
SHAKE of NUMURKA H TENDERS, addressed to the Presi dent, Shire Hall, Numnrkah, will be received up to 9 a.m. on Tuesday, February 10th, tor the undermentioned works, ?i3 I— Conbraob No. 194—Redeoking, ebo., James's bridge across Broken Greek, Narioka 135—Clearing and toruiing on N •&lt;£.*' and S road between A. Campbell's and W. Rendell's Y'elima. 196—Clearing and forming on E and W road between Kill misfeer and Strang's, Picola. 197—Forming culverts, etc., on N and S road between Tuck's and Pinnuck's, Bourohier's and Reynoldson'e, and Boar chier's and McNamara's; also on E and W 2 chain road to Byjannah Home Bbead, Strathmerton. 198—Gravelling, etc, on Barmah Picola road between Ma loney'a and M&loney's Moira. 199— Forming, etc., On N and S > road, bebween Formby's and [Strang Bros, Dramannra 200—Re-forming and gravelling | on E and W road to Walsh's t bridge between Hooper's end I De Groob's; also forming, | reforming and surfacing on I N and S road bebween I M...
Church of England Chronicle. (E[?]ited for the members and adherents of the church in the Parochial districs of Numurkah.) [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
Church of England Chronicle: (K iitwl tor the mem'-e>> .■,d tulherei.tB of the ohurch in the Parochial diatrics of Nnmurkah.) Eector, Rev S, W. Williamson, ThL, Plan of Church Services for February. 1 8 15 22 NTJMURKAH 1T1 D mF mP M R -.8. 2 30 p. ; - k eK hR eD SIKMHM'I'M M R i.K mR aR "■v S. 10 p.m. WUNGHNU aF MR aF eR S.S. 2 p.m. KATUNGA aR aF aR aF S.S. 2 p.m. On above plan m stands for morning. ■* for afternoon, e for evening, M fo> ^'orninu Holy Commnnion, s.e.. for SuDday-fohnol, R fnr Rector,, F for Mr Falconer, D for Mr Davie.
Health Officer and Shire Council A REMARKABLE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 30 January 1914
Health Officer and Shire Council A R c- A1 ARK ABLE RJbPORT. At the last meeting of the Rodney Shire Council, the following report was received from Dr M. A. Ley, health officer of-.he Tatura riding:— " In making a report it is necessary to look bjck over th" year th . t h s just closed a> d see what progress we have made I have spent many odd hours in so d'»ing, but I can find no signs of progression ; in fact I think a l the signs are of retrogressi n. " Some time ago I was asked to rp port on sLnthter yards in conjunc tion with the Inspector of Nuisances We did so, and in the report sent in we condemned one of the y ids As far as I was co ceVhed, gentle men, I was quite honest in what I did. I condemned that yard simply because it wcs a di-grace '&lt;o the to*n. I did not condemn bhe other one that was"equally as bad, because I had not the power to move it. If it were condemmed, all the owner bad to do was to go a few yards further 0:> nd build another I thou.h that...