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Hospital Collector Criticised. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 17 November 1914
Hospital Collector -Criticised. The work of the collector, Mr J. D. Cozens, waB the subject of criticism by Mr. W. H. Edwards at the monthly meeting of the com mittee of the Wangaratta Hospital on Thursday night, and he inti mated that unless there was some improvement within the next few months he would" move that other arrangements for collections be made. The monthly report submitted on Thursday showed collections total tbe treasurer (Mr. Baufield) explained that in conse quence of the late receipt of the report he had not time to check the collector's receipt books, and there fore could not accept the returns as correct; in fact, the only money that had been received by him iu proper form was £ 19 10s, paid in about a fortnight previously, Mr. Edwards said since he had been on the committee, which was over- 12 months, there were at almost every meeting expressions of dissatisfaction in regard to the way in which the co'lector carried out his woik. Personally he con sidered it mo...
State Politics. MR. BOWSER AT THOONA. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 17 November 1914
State Politics. MR.'BO VSER AT 1HOONA. The Hon. John Bowser delivered a speech at Thoona on Thursday last in connection with his candida ture,for the Wangaratta and Ovens seat In the State Parliament, Ex Coimcillor Tonkin occupied the chair. As a preface to his remarks the honorable gentleman dwelt briefly upon the war. His references to the world-wide co-operation of the Empire at such a crisis, and the exploits of H.M.A.S. Sydney, roused his audience to enthusiasm. He Intimated that in all probability at an early date he would retire from political life. >He was deeply sensible of the confidence reposed (n him by the electors over the long period'during which he had repre sented them in the Assembly. He had discharged his duty to the best i of his ability. Stress of business, ' however, combined with indifferent health, promised to interfere with | his work as a politician. Conse ' quently he felt in duty bound to : relinquish the seat to a man less | restricted by private ties...
Wit and Wisdom. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 17 November 1914
Wit and Wisdom. . Never believe what a woman tells you or what a man doesn't. Ready-made love is always ob tainable. but It wears best made to measure. Women love strength In a man —except when they get it. One half of love is forgetting what the other half does. -The man who says he wants to do the right thing by a girl gener ally begins by doing the wiongone. A good sportsman is generally a poor lover. Two women together will never agree unless they are discussing another woman. ^ If woman Is the sherry of life then love must be the bitterB. If matrimony is a hallmark then lots of the couples you meet now adays must be merely plated. A man's good intentions to one woman are sometimes spoilt by his bad attention to somebody else. Love isn't all the map, as some people think it is. It is just a little island of make believe sur rounded by a whole sea of trouble. L,ove's right of way takes no account of private property. The line o£ least resistance is the one to the altar. What with...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 17 November 1914
X-'air fortune in an hour's flight. May gladness bring to hearts forlorn; And oft a dark and stormy night, Is followed by a smiling morn. Thus, deadly croup, which parents dread, And anguished children oft eudure^ Is in an hour resolved and sped, By aid of Woods' Great Peppermint Cure I > Business Notices. Cyclists and Motor Cyclists TRY— J. Dunstan, Cycle & Motor Engineer. Bridge St i Benalla, For Any Class of Repairs. Light Turning and Fitting, Etc. I Cycles Built to Order from £6 10/. Motor Cycles from £55 10/. Prices Rtgbt. Workmanship Absolutely Guaranteed. Agent for Edison Phonographs & Records. GUNS REPAIRED. THE WHITE HOUSE (Me Brown, Corke & Co.), Nunn-street, opp. Say's, Chemist. New Season's Dresses nnd Costumes, A fine assortment t)i Lsdiet' nnd Children's Underclothing nt very low prices. For Chronic Chest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6, T. L. Willis, SADDLEK, BRIDGE - STREET. BENALLA (Next Watts, Turnbull & Co.) The Old...
Dookie Agricultural College. REPORTS FOR OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 17 November 1914
Dookie Agricultural College. REPORTS FOR OCTOBER. Mr. Pye, tbc Principal 01 the Dookie Agricultural College, inti mates (hat very severe drought conditions still continue, although owing, to ample provision having been made, there is on hand good stocks of foddtr in the form of hay, ensilage, straw aud grain, Sufficient to last until next season. It is anticipated that the average yield of wheat over about 300 acres will be about 7 bushels per acre. Should good rains fall in February it would encourage the sowing of oats, peas and rape, to be eaten off in April ;fud May. In such case it would be well to force the growth by giving a dressing of superphos phate ox not less than 561bs. to the acre, and up to 1 cwt.' The oats would ultimately be allowed to come away as crop, whilst the rape would give a successiotfof grazing. The cost of seed peas would prevent their general use, especially as, if once grazed off, they do not come away again like rape aud oats do. Pea hay is a fine stan...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 17 November 1914
OBITUARY. News of the de^th of Mr. W. II. Calder, which occurred on Sunday nigbt at his home iu Tennyson street, St. Kilda, will he read with great regret throughout* Victoria. Mr. Calder, who was a member of the firm of Couche, Calder and Co., merchants, had a varied career, and was at one lime a Minister of the Crown in New Zealand. In later years he was a director of the Commercial Bank, the Royal Insur ance Company, and other institu tions. Mr Calder, who had reached an advanced age, is survived by his wife and grown-up family. A daughter is the widow of Surgeon McNab, of the Army Service Corps, who fell before the German bayonets while helping the wounded in the battle in which the Loudon Scottish were eugaged. Mrs. HcNab is at present in Melhnurne. Mr. W. J. C?lder, barrister, of Benalla, is a sou of deceased.
Gas v. Electricity. WHAT ARARAT IS DOING. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 17 November 1914
Gas v. Electricity. I WHAT ARARAT IS DOING. Electricity may be said to be " in the air "*in Benalla as a muni cipal question, hence it may not be out of place to reprint tbe report of a special meeting of the Ararat Borough Council called for tbe purpose of discussing the financial position of the council, which, it was observed, was " in a bad state." As will be seen by the appended report, electricity figures very prominently. We cull the report from the " Advertiser," as follows :— Your committee has tbe honor to report it met to discuss the financial, position on Thursday evening last, when tbe following decisions were arrived at, which we recommend you to adopt :— ... 1.—After giving close attention to the , offer made to us by correspondence with t^ie financial institution with which we are negotiating, we consider these terms ai the present time of a favorable nature, and recommend that the mayor | and town clerk be authorised to inter view the manager with a view to final st...
Mr Carlisle's Campaign. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 17 November 1914
Mr Carlisle's Campaign. Mr J. j. Carlisle addressed 42 electors at the Shire Hall on Satur day night, the sparseness being no -doubt due to the fact of it being a ■trading night, then the beat : but, perhaps, greater than all, an apathy on the part of the electors that could be felt. ,(The people could pretty well guess' what they would " learn" if they essayed forth to do a griddle in a stuffy hall, and pre ferred the open air.) Cr Matbieson. (President of the Shire) presided, and introduced the Candidate. Mr Carlisle opened his address by referring to the general .apathy displayed by the electors in regard to State politics, w'.iich, he thought was largely due to the war and the drought and the fact that the recent Federal elections bad taken up so much attention of the people. Regarding the war he had no doubt about the issue. The people of this country did not want to know what it meant to become the vassal of German militarism. The present Government's pol icy, he was glad to s...
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 November 1914
TO OUR READERS. 0 The editor will carefully pi-ruse al communications sent, whether lliey be in political, social, or other form, and they will be treated as strictly con fidential. All items must, however, be well authenticated, and from a'reliable source. "All communications will be acknowledged in the correspondence columns. Newspaper clippings are nlso accept able, aud facts about people such as deaths, marriages, social events, etc,; in fact on all events, will be carcfully read aud, if suitable, published. We wish to make this journal as in teresting as possible, aud you may.help us if you desire. Give us .your opinions on the current topics of the day—they may prove of interest to our readers. PlcMe write on one side t>f the paper only
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 November 1914
Business Notices. HERBAL COUGH BALSAM Ilns a liite with it which cuts away your cough as you swullow it. Pleasant to take, children do not refuse it. It has stood a test of 20 years, it is steadily adding to its reputation. We receive oiders from customer* all over the country. It is always fresh and reliable. It will do you good. VICTOR SAY, . j CHEMIST, BENALLA. \ J>UBLIC N O T I C E J AS. KENNY, Begs to notify the public that he lies Purchased the CARRYING BUSINESS OIf MR. A. A. WITHERS. PrompUand Careful Attention given to all Orders. Deliveries in Town or Country. ' ' ■ . O S O S O F" T For the Hand*) IS a pure, genuine, Toilet preparation which removes all roughness and makes the hands perfectly smooth, soft and white. OSOSOI'T is quickly applied, is soothing and nourishing, and is lasting in its effect. There are no chapped hands where OSOSOI'T is used. It is invaluable foi keeping the hands pliant and flexible Mubicians praise it highly. Price, 3/i posted, 3/6. MRS. DUDLE...
Court Fixtures for 1914. The following sittings of courts wil be held in this district during 1914:- Supreme Court. BENALLA— [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 November 1914
Court Fixtures for 1914. u The following sittings of courts wil be held in this district during 1914:— Supreme Court* BKNALLA— Tuesday. October 20 BEECKWORTH — ; - Tuesday, November 24 SHEPPARTON— | Tuesday, September 15 I General Sessions. ! BENAI,LA— I Tuesday, September 1 | Wednesday November 4, BEECH WORTH— j Tuesday, August 4 | Thursday, October 1 WANGARATTA— | Thursday, September 3 Thursday, December 3 County Court. BENALLA— Tuesday, September 1 I Wednesday, November 4 BEECH WORTH— Tuesday. August 4 Thursday, October 1 BRIGHT— Thursday, November 26 ' CHILTBRN—
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 November 1914
Ladies I Your Health ! Will ladies kindly note that the next visit of the lady representative of the "Nature" Health Co., Melbourne, to BENALLA will take place on TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY, 24th and 25th NOVEMBER, when she may be seen at the Benalla Hotel from 10 to S on Tuesday ; 10 to 6 Wednesday. Ladies in ill-health are strongly advised to con sult her aud learn how good health may be restored to you by means of the wonderful " Natura " Home Treat ment, that has cured so many thousands of women and girls of troubles peculiar to their sex. The consultation will cost them nothing, and may save theiii years of unnecessary pain and misery. Meanwhile send 2d. postage for free Health Guide for Women and Girls to Dept. BEI, "Natura" Health Co., &lt;19 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. Only Victorian Address accordeons, MOUTH OR GANS, GRAMOPHONES, phonographs NOVELTIES. The name "Allnii'-s'' lias been associated with the musical instrument trade in Aus tralasia (or more years than even w...
Financial Aspect. MEN AND MONEY AUTHORISED. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 November 1914
Financial Aspect. MEN AND MONEY AUTHOR ISED. v " Continuing bis speech in the House of Commons in as-king for a credit of ^225,000,000, Mr Asquith said that the loan . of £30,250,000 to the Dominions would not be an ultimate charge on tbe exchequer of the United King dom. "The actual additional cost to Great Britain of carrying on Ihe war, apart from "normal expendi ture," be continued, "amounts to somewhere between .£900,000 and £1,COO,000 daily. I do not say we shall kepp it there, but on tbe whole I do not think anybody will say the sum exceeds expectations I cannot "hold out any hope that during the war it is likely to be diminished. I purposely confined myself to a brief statement because it^is in the highest decree necessary to appeal to the patriotism and de votion of the House and the country. " These proposals represent the minimum which the Government think it is entitled to ask .in per haps the greatest emergency in which we have ever been placed." (Cheers.) Mr Walter Lon...
Contested Seats. Ballarat East. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 November 1914
Contested Seats. Ballarat East. •Robert McGregor, Lib James Harrison, Lab Ballarat West. ♦Matthew Baird, Lib Thomas Richards, Lab Barwon. ♦James Farish Farrer, Lib Alexander Frederick Parker, Lab Benalla. .♦John Joseph Carlisle, Lib Ebenezer Brown, Lab Benambra. ♦John William Leckie, Lib_ Jorgen Vincent Petersen, Lib John Robert Ross, Lab Bendigo West. David Andrew, Lib Arthur Ernest Cook, Lab •David Smith, Lab Boroondara. ♦Frank Madden, Lib Ralph Charrett, Lab Brighton. ♦Oswald Robii'son Snowball, Lib Albert Andrews, Lab Brunswick Joseph Waxman, Lib ♦James Robert Jewell. Lab Bulla. ♦Andrew Robert Robertson, Lib... George Francis McGowan, Lab .. Castlemaine and Maldon. ♦Harry Sutherland Wiglitman Lawson, Lib Luke James Clough, Lab Dalhousie. ♦Reginald Ivan A rgyle. Lib Allan Francis Cameron, Lib Daylesford. •Donald McLeod, Lib Morton Dunlop, Lib ... Dundas. John Loughnane, Lib William Kennedy Smith, Lib Egerton Wilberham Holden, Lab Eaglehawk. William Wallace, Lib ♦Thomas Tunnecliff...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 November 1914
yy^ATTS, TUBNBULL & CO STOCK & STATION AGENTS, Und Financial, Estate Insurance and General Commission Agents. Head Office.—BENALLA. BRANCHES'—Violet Town M?nsf.e,(V ■ Euro a, Wangaratta, and Rutherglen. Markets— Benalla, fortnightly, every alternative Tuesday. - Devenish, every fourth Monday. Thoona. every first Friday in each Euroa, fortnightly, 2nd and 4th Thure ; Ino..tUIy. 4th Prlrlj7. • violet Town, monthly 3rd Friday.. Wangaratta, Cattle and Sheep every alternate Thursday. Pigs every alternate Monday, LOANS NEGOTIATED. — Money to lend in large or small sums, at lowest rates of interest and charges VALUATIONS MADE. G. H, HagBnauer, Managing Partner. C. TUHNBULLi Auctioneer ana Sworn Valuator. Benalla Stock Market CORPORATION YARDS. TUESDAY, NOV. 24, 1914 yy ATTS, TURNBULL & CO. Will hold their usual Benalla Stock and Pig Sale on above date,, when a full attendance of buyers will be present Watts, Turn bom, & Co. Special Horse Sale. CORPORATION YA...
THE Benalla Independent. PUBLISHED ON TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS "Stands close to all But leans on none." FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1914. ELECTRIC LIGHTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 November 1914
THE Benalla indepeiKknt. POBLISKKH ON TDKSDAV3 AND .FRIDAYS "Stands close to all But IcaiiK on none." FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1914. 3 " ELECTRIC LIGHTING. There appears to be an idea ex tant that the Shire Council, at leait the Central hiding members, aie endeavoring to. thiik an obvious responsibility in connection with the electric lighting question. We hope not, for this is a very serious matter. Undue haste in coining to a decision would be • foolish iu the extreme, while, on the other hand, to adopt a craven, tinkering'policy, would be suicidal. At the la>t meeting of the Council it was left to the Central Riding members to go through a budget of electricil pabulum supplied from all points of the compass, and haviug sized up the,.whole situation, this sub-com mittee had to furnish a-report to their fello\v member's. It would be for the Council to say what the next step should be. Perhaps a proposal to place the best offer the Gas Company might have 'to make side by side with th...
State Elections. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 November 1914
• - Slate Elections. . The following nominations have been received for the forthcoming State contests, to take place on 26tb inst.:— UNOPPOSED. LIBERAL (7) Allendale Sir Alexander James Peacock, Premier Borung William Hutchinson, Minister for Agri culture. Gippsland South Thomas Livingston, Minister for Edu cation Dandenong William Stephen Keast. Gippsland West John Emanuel Mackey. Gunbowen Henry Angus. Lowati James Menzies.
Local and General News. Treasury [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 20 November 1914
Local and Genera! News. Treasury The following accounts await payment ai the sub-Treasury W. A. Stewart, Luke Evans, Ma rion Goodall, G. H. Hamilton, Be nalla Shire, J. Odgers, and L. Doyle. Benalla East School The contract for remodelling the Benalla East Stale school has been let lo Mr. C. J. Scovell, of Rich mond, at .£1240. No additions to the present building are provided for, but the school will undergo a thorough " turning inside out." Examinations The Junior and Senior Public and Commercial Examinations commence in the Rechabite Hall ou Thursday (all day), Friday afternoon' and Monday, afternoon, 30th inst. The examination will extend to 14th December. A Life Sentence i Soro, the murderer of Miss Bickett, has had his death sentence commuted lo a life sentence. .Liberty .will know bim no uiore. The grave is his only escape. Young Eiusporn's case will be dealt with in a fortnight. Election Notes Mr E. Brown, the L'ibor candi date for Benalla, will address the electors at the S...