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Children's Party [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

Children's Party A Christmastreat for children of returned servicemen was held in the R.S.L. Cluh. Rooms :last Friday night. About . seventy children attended. They had a good time - plenty to eat and drink Gifts were made to the children from the Christmas tree. The half hour of pictures. (shown by Rev. Taylor), proved very popular. Bob Gillespie received a Igift in recognition of the services rend ered to the branch as Bugler. The ladies' auxiliary are tb be complimented on the arrange ments made for the evening.

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Farewell to Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Cook [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

Fareivell to :Mr. and i Mrs. J. B. Cook A large number of Alexandra residents assembled in the High er Elementary= School, Alexan dra, on Thursday night, to say au revo!r to Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Cook, ,rior to their departure for Stawell. Mr. Cook has been a tear her at Alexandra during the past six years, aridl the interest that he has shown ,in the activi ties of the town was reflected by the large number bf local organ sations, represented. Speeches praising-Mr. Cook's' ;ork~ were madd by Cr. Weeks (National Fitness), Mr. Hemphill (Library), Mrs. Meldrum (Mothers'.: Club), Mr. Amos and Mr. Meldrum (School), Miss A. Koop (Girl's Basket Ball), Mr. B. - O'Brien (School Committee). ' The presentation of a' chiming clock to Mr. and Mrs. Cook- was made by Cr.' Briggs.. Mr. Cook; in responding,; hank f'rkers an dfiriends for:th'eir gp :. shes and said that he: had ,,gained much pleasure in assisting in-the progress of the townri During the evening items were rendered by Mrs. Seymour, Mrs....

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ALEXANDRA STANDARD PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

ALEXANDRA STANDARD PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. Owing to the increased cost of newsprint,,etc., we are compelled to increase the price of. The Standard:to Id per single copy, and 16s' yearly (in advance), or 17s (booked). The new prices operate from January, 1951. Holidays - There will be no .is sue of the Standard on December 29, or January 5. -- o------ As well as the usual celebra tion of Midnight Mass on Christ mas Eve, there will also be Mid night Mass on New Year's Eve in the Catholic Churches of the Diocese. This, together with the ringing.of Church bells and thanksgiving services will mark the three events of importance that ate 'being <celebrated next year, namiely, the centenary of Government and of the gold dis covery in Victoria and the jubilee of the Commonwealth of Aus tralia. Own'ers of petrol depots in the Shire, of- Alexandra are to be made fireproof.. This order was authorised at the last meeting of the Alexandra Shire Council. Invitations have been issued fo...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Taggerty [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

Taggetty D ? d aid.Mrs. Rawsobi ha'd;a siic= cesftiul card party and social evening at "Mundroola" on Fri day, Dec. 15, when proceeds from games, competitions and novel ties were donated .to local hall improvent fund.: A festive and sumptuous supper was served. I Mr. R. Parke, Chief Forestry Officei' and'Mrs. Parke entertain ed local children at a Christmas party iritheir home on Saturday, Dec. 16. Father Christmas dis tributed toys from a gaily: decora ted Christmas tree. Father Christmas again visited Taggerty. children -when the School Committee held a Christ nas tree and party, on Wednes day, Dec. 20th, and he ;presented gifts and toys to- children,;tod dlers and babies of the district.,

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TERIP TERIP [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

"There was an .extra; good at tendance at the'euchre party and dance held here on Dec. ;15. Emil Kaponica won the; gent's" prize and Mrs. McAlpirr secured' the lady's .prize. Mi?s: Canty ob tained the booby prize.: A competition for.a Christmas hamper was won' by-RuSsell Hur ren, of Winton. IThe ,effort brought in £23. " The Terip Terip school' child? ren held their Christmas tree last Friday. The afternoon.. was spent with racing and games, the ladies providing afternoon tea.'... There has been quite an amountI of clover hay cut this year, and hay pressing is now in full swing.

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ST. MARY'S v. COMBINED. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

ST. MARY'S v. COMBINED. Combined. - First innings, seven wickets for 76 (J. Coates 36, R. MI1. roy 12, J. Argent 8; J. Hewitt 3/21, W. Armstrong 2/34, F. Waters 2/3). St.:Mdry's.-First innings, four wic kets for 96 (F. Waters 47 retired, W. Armstrong 32 retired, J. Hewitt 8 not out, F. O'Brien 8, F. Writers 6; B. Milroy 2/43). St. Mary's won on the first innings by 20 runs. Team to play against Mansfield at Mansfield, on Jan.- 1. Teams leave Monument at 9 a.m. Play ers to bring own' bats;h0o-spikes allowed..- J. Polldck` (capt.), N. Phillips (v. capt.), C. Archer, G. Deas, J. Bradley, Cr Scorah, R. Fox, B. TayloUrJ. Stevenson, E. Cakebread, R. Owen. _.12th S. Long. 13th R. tonald. '"Scorer R. Scheffer. "

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TENDER ACCEPTED. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

TENDER ACCEPTED. The tender of J. Burness for sleep. ers from tramline (U.T. Creek to Gilmore's bridge), at £6, was accept ed.

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MARYSVILLE v. ALEXANDRA CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

MARYSVILLEP V. ALEXANDRA CRICKET CLUB. .Marysville.-First innings, 86. Sec ond innings, threel for 141 declared (E. Greatorex 20, J. Greatorex 55 not out, K. West 36, K. Jones 16; K. Still man 1/34, H. FitzRoy 1/24, D. Lea ver 1/23). Alexandra Cricket Club.-First in nings 69. Second innings, five for nings.39. Second innings, three for 114 (C. Archer 40 not out, R. Owen 17 not out, R. Stillman 12; E. Grea torex 1/27, K. West 1/12, W. Perry 1/39, G. Cobb 2/25).

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ALEXANDRA No. 2 v. TAGGERTY. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

ALEXANDRA No. 2 v. TAGGERTY. Alexandra No. 2.-First innings, 221. Taggerty.-First inhings, 128 (W. Andrews 43, T. Barker 33, H. Waite 31 not out; C. Delaney 3/11, G. Lough ron 3/15, R. Edwards 2/18, R. Mc Donald 1/46). Second innings, 62 (T. Barker 16, C. Walker 13, G. Mahoney 8; R. Edwards 5/5, hat trick, G. Loughron 4/31, C. Delaney, 1/18). Alexandra No. 2 won outright by an innings and 31 runs.

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ANNUAL SPEECH NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

ANm*AI SPEECH NIGHT. r The- annual speech night of the Aexandra school was held last Mon day night. The fixture was thorough . ejoyed by all. The first part of bt programme was devoted to items y pupils of the various grades and forms. Applause greeted the perfor mers for their efforts. Might we say the contribution of a puppet show, depicting the history of Alexandra, wras excellent. Congratulations must be extended to the teachers and staff for this splndid contribution. TheI Identities of people who planned and I developed Alexandra were unfolded In good style. -Dr. Alder and Mr. Mc MeLeod deserve special thanks for their assistance in giving tuition to the scholars concerned. Mr. J. Cook, for his teaching the scholars singing, Iaso deserves credit. At thg conclusion of the first part of the jrogramme Mr. B. O'Brien, the Schairman of the school committee, - old the gathering of the activities of that body for the year. Mrs. R. Payne did likewise regarding the Mothers' Cr. Davy (P...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

' MITCHELL' S -.' TAXI -.SERVICE CAR FOR HIRE--DAY OR NIGrT Day Trips Arranged Car Available for Wedding Parties Dance Parties Catered For '"Car Meets MelbQurne Bus Daily AEXANDRA{ PHONE 35 -The SRortsman's rea 500 cc. O.H.V. engine with twin Armal corburottors nd . speclal camshaft - spring frame - every refinement for the sporting rider. 5Sc it at * L: BATTERSBY- Local Agent MILLER BROS. Depotflor Neptune Oil.Co. Pty. Ltd. TridtntlPower Kerosene. Crystal Light ing Kerosene. Lubrtcating.and Spraying Oils. Greases r r :Best brands Ales,W ines,pirits. ALEXANDRA HOTEL, N'FJ. McN AII, Proprietor. Phone 14 S. . SAVAGE, ', GENERAL, CARRIER xAlexandra,',ThorntonV ;and - Edon Weir Passengers, Parcels and Good,, STAN. CADGE, CARRIER: C.O.R. DEPOT. Wobator Street, Alexandra. Phone No 117 W. A. BOUNDS," Large Assortment of guaran teed. Tobacco Pouches, Pipes, Cig. Cases,,..etc. Boxed Cigars, English Cigars, Wallets,tShaving Outfits. All, Fishing land' 'iennis Gear for the Sportsman. Gramophon...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

XMAS GIFTS Make Your Selection Now Ask For Our LAY BY S Special Range of Toilets ent's Sets, Wallets, Cig. Cases, Etc, nfant's Bunnykin Ware For Your Kodak Gift T? Tonl, Crest, Permanent Wave Sets Silverware, China, Crystal Etc. AT co An Poock's Alexandra Pharmacy McKENZIE'S MOTOR SERVICE TIME TABLE,-,-CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR PERIOD, 1950-51 MELBOURNE-ALEXANDRA , AND ACHERON, TAGGERTY, THORNTON, RUBICONY;A I TIN HUT, EILDON WEIR SATURDAY, 23rd DECEMBER: Leave Melbourne ............ 9.00 a.m, 1,50 p.m. "6.00 p.m. Leave Alexandra ............... 8.45 am, 1.30 p.m. L5UNDAY, 24th DECEMBER: Leave Melbourne ................ 9.15 a.m. 7.00 p.m. Leave Alexandra ........ .... .... 3.00 p.m. MONDAY, 25th DECEMBER: Leave Melbourne ................ 9.15 a.m. 2.45 p.m. Leave Alexandra ............... 9.00 a.m.' 2.45 p.m. TUESDAY, 26th DECEMBER: Leave Melbourne ................. 9.15 a.m. 2.00 p.m. Leave Alexandra ................ 9.00 a.m. 2.45 p.m. *7.00 p.m. WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY, 27th and 28t...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THORNTON v. YARCK. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

THORNTON v. YARCK. Thornton.-First innings, 153. Yarck.-First innings, 40 (N. Phil lips 8, R. Fox 8; L. Nicholas 4/12,, J. Findley 3/3, C. Scorah 2/1). Second innings, 80 (R. Fox 31, D. Osborne 15; L. Nicholas 4/13, L. Sparke 2/12, C. Scorah 2/30). Thornton won outright by an in nings and 33 runs.

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CRICKET Alexandra and District Association EILDON WEIR v. FOOTBALLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

Alexandra and Disirict Associa tion EILDON WEIR v. FOOTBALLERS. Eildon Weir.-First innings, 194. Second innings, three wickets (dec.) for 39 (T. Deas 17, S. Long 6; J. Brad ley 2/20, R. Smith 1/1). Footballers.-First innings, eight wickets (declared) for 37. Second innings, 39 (F. O'Toole 17, J. Brad ley 4, S. Evans 3; B. Taylor 4/10, S. Edwards 3/16, J. Sawers 1/3). Eildon Weir won outright. by 155 runs.

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

TO OUR READERS. Another year is fast ebbing-a year that has seen much strife and con flict, in Australia as well as in rnny other countries. While Australii,as suffered internal strife in varlous phases, in others it has enjoyed un paralleled prosperity, one of the joys : '".:''. ' red. At ?-., - . . _ y~, r" Joyful things come uppermost, and sordidness of any kind is relegated to the distant background. It is our fervent hope that it will never. rear its ugly head again, Christmas is a time of the year when society in general becomes welded together, a feeling which is.. abroad just as much in our confined district .as on the national scale. It is always our aim to foster this feel ing, and our desire to serve-serve this district to the best of our ability. We trust that readers generally are content with the service we have ren dered during the course of 1950, and to assure them it will be our endeavor to follow the same high principles in 1951. Before the year fades; and be. fore...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Presbyterian Church [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

Presbyterian Church The morning service at Alex andra on Sunday next will be a Christmas Tree Family "Service, and the evening service will be for the most part, one of hymns and carols. Members of the other congregations in the parish have been invited to make this a com bined Christmas service, and the Acheron choir will contribute five Christmas carols and a solo. After the service there will be a social hour in the Church hall. The Presbyterian services on December 31 will be conducted by Mr. A. W. Boyne, assisted by Deaconess Boyne.

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ST. MARY'S FETE. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

ST. MARY'S FETE. The above fixture was held at the Shire Hall on Friday afternoon and evening. Well stocked stalls were in evidence and good "biz" was done in the course of the sessions. Shire President Davy introduced Mr. J. H. Smith, M.L.A. Mr. Smith, in a short address, wish ed the fete success, and declared it officially opened. Throughout .the afternoon stall holders were busy with a steady flow of customers, who purchased and de parted satisfied. The evening saw competitions, games, etc., in operation. The spin ning wheel was responsible for a large proportion of the revenue. Those par ticipating were fully satisfied with their vicissitudes. The prizes were good, and were responsible for full spins without much effort. The fixture was the first organised by St. Mary's Church, and it will net a very substantial profit. Rev. Fr. Beare and his committee are natu rally delighted at the success of the effort. The stall holders- and all who as sisted towards the fete are to hbe com ...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
PARKING BY-LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

PARKING BY-LAW. Cr. Briggs stated that the local police were asked to police the by; law. As he was coming to the coun cil meeting that day he had noticed trucks parked in all positions in Dow, ney street. He was of the opinion that the police should be. asked again to police the by-law. Cr. Weeks supported the request. Cr. Jones suggested painting lines in the streets. The shire engineer said he had or. dered the paint, but it had no; qr rived yet because of the rail strike. President Davy suggested that the by-law be tightened up, and lines painted.

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SANITARY SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

SANITARY .SERVICE. When correspondence was received from the State Rivers and Water Sup, ply, Commission asking if a service could be carried out at Eildonaon cer tain conditions councillors immediate ly asked what was the position, and would the local service be jeopardised to any extent. The shire engineer gave an assur ance that the local contract would not be interfered with. Councillors agreed on the basis that if the local service was, not interfered with they would comply with the re-.

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FOOTBRIDGE and STOCK BRIDGE ADVOCATED. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950

FOOTBRIDGE and STOCK BRIDGE ADVOCATED. " Correspondence was received re gaprding the 'constrdction 0f4 foolt bridge and stock bridge overi U.T. Creek at the last meeting of the shire council. The letter was received at the November meeting, but as it. ar rived too late for the meeting at that time no action was taken, and,it was held over until the December meet ing. The President stated at the Novem ber meeting that the letter was re ceived, and he asked the meeting what action it was going to take. The yerdict' given then was that it was received too late to be dealt with (the correspondence for council meetings should be received on the Saturday prior to the meeting). When a peti tion is presented, as in this case, a month's notice should-be given. How ever, at the December meeting Mr. L. Battersby attended, and was wel comed by Shire President Davy. President- Davy informed Mr. Bat tersby that a petition had also been received by the council some time ago from residents, asking ...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
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