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JUNIOR ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
junior Association, A meeting of Myrtleford Junior club was held on Tuesday night at Miss Lewis's Cafes M' P. Michelly (president) in the chair. The hon. sec.y Mr Barlow, read the rules of the Association, which were adopted. A letter was; .received from the secretary of the Association stating that the Bright club had also adopted the rules. ■ \ The first match of the competi tion will be played at; Porepunkah on Saturday next, between, the home ! team and Myrtleford, and the fol ■ lowing.team was selected —E. and L. Gerry, M. and T. Ellen, L. i Knight, C. Crameri, 'R. I,owerson, T. and J. M'Keogh, H. Downie, P . Quiulivan," VV. Cutidy, G. Whit- . Dourn, B. Harms, Gid. Farley, D. Green, Jas. Mummery, T. M'Do nald ; emergencies, Jas. Ralph, W. • Simmonds. Mr G Farley will um pire the match, and the small drag will leave the stable yard at 12.15 sharp.
FEED PIGS WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
FEED PIGS WELL. It .behoves all'feeders to "do" their pigs well, and under np conditions send them to market when they are neither good pork nor bacon. The alert buyer will often purchase such, ill-prepared lots at low prices, and, after putting on the finishing touches to befit them for the butcher, will subsequently be able to demand fair average prices.
Football. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
Football. . It will be remembered that in consequence of Gapsted failing to get a team together, the Ovens As sociation was disbanded. EfToits ■ have been proceeding ever siuce to re form the Association, arid it is pleasing to state that these have been successful. Mudgegonga has come in and has a fairly good team. A meeting presided over by Mr A. J. Croucher, was held on Saturday night at Howsoti's Hotel, at which delegates were present from Who rouly, Mudgegonga and Myrtleford, and it was agreed that an Associa tion be formed, to consist of above named clubs. Mr J. Connell was elected president, Messrs Croucher, Roche and Evans vice-presidents, and Mr Beach hon. sec. and tiea surer. The rules of the old Associ "ation were adopted with necessary alterations. The radius for Mudge gouga was fixed at 10 miles, Myr tleford and Whorouly 8 miles. Home and nome matches will be played,- the draw being arranged as follows, matches on ground of first named club :— July 4.—Whorouly, v. Mudge...
Father's Dilemma. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
Father's Dilemma. . A parent's life is one long responsi bility. It's a wonder, that so many of the genus discharge their duties so ac ceptably. A writer has discovered another parental problem; or perhaps he merely calls attention to one which many fathers have discovered for themselves. "How's the family?" one inquired of a happily married man. "Well, my children are at a diffi cult age now." "Difficult? 'Why, they've all passed the measles and teething stage, have ,they not?" "Long ago. But you don't know a father's troubles. My children are at the age where if I use slang my wife says I'm setting a bad example, and if I speak correctly, the kids think I'm a back number. Which would you do?"
MELBOURNE MATCHES. The premiership matches in Melbourne on Saturday resulted as follows:—League. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
MELBOURNE BATCHES. The premiership matches iii ^Melbourne on Saturday resulted as follows:— League. Essendon 9.13 beat G-eelong 5.11. Carlton 6.16 beat Golliugwood 5 15. Richmond 9.14 beat St Kilda 9 12. Fitzroy 12.11 beat Melbourne S.lo. S. Melbourne 9.10 beat CJnivrsity S.7. Association. N. Melbourne 10.8 beat Brunswick S.S. Footscray 12.14 beat Brighton 4.S. Hawthorn 13.11 beat P. Melbourne 9.21. Prahran 17.9 beat Norfcheote 5.13. Williamstown 10.10 beat Esssndon 9.6. Newton Chandler, formerly of Porepunkah, is credited by the r-ran—-T i """ ii — '• Argus" wilu being " Lhe brightest star" on the Brunswick side in their match against North Melbourne on Saturday. Beechworth beat North Wanga ratta on Saturday by 156 pts.,, scores being 2-3.27 to 1.3.
Knew the Spot. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
Knew the Spot. A swaggie called at a farm. When the farmer offered him a good job and three meals a day, the swaggie asked ■what kind of work it would he. The farmer replied: "Digging pota toes." The tramp thereupon stretched him self and yawned. "Don't you think," he suggested, "you'd better get the man who planted them? He knows just where they are!"
BRIGHT DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
f Bright District- Association. Fine . weather; characterised the meeting of Bright and Porepunkah on the -Bright Oval on Saturday, and consequently a large number of people were present. Porepunkah were looked upon as formidable rivals,, and eventually proved their superiority, although the Brightites played with dash and vigor until ! after half time. , From then on the visitors had a good deal the better of the play, and won comfortably, the scores being Porepunkah 9.14 (68pts), Bright 3.3 (2lpts). Wandiligong journeyed to Free burgh, where a good game took place, Wandi' eventually winning easily. /
Which Leg? [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
Which Leg? In a small town in the West of Scotland the town clerk, wlio was a bit of a "character," had the mis fortune to lose his leg in a railway ac cident. As a mark of appreciation and es teem for his long services, the coun cil unanimously agreed to replace his loss with an artificial leg, which they did as soon as he was sufficiently re covered. A few months afterwards the town clerk, who was generally known by his Christian name, Paul, was unfor tunate enough to have his other leg fractured in a trap accident. Naturally the mishap became food for town gossip, and one old wife, in discussing the matter with a neigh bor, was overheard saying— "It's a grey bad business for Paul, puir man; but is't his ain leg or the leg that belangs to the toon that's broken?"
Noble Soul. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
Noble Soul. "I was a fool ever to marry you!" sobbed Mrs. Winks. "Now, my dear," said Winks, no :bly, "I cannot permit you to take the blame for that. It was I who was the fool for ever asking you. The mis take was not yours, but mine." The lords of creation are prone to | look with contemptuous eyes upon a ij woman who is careless in matters of | dress, and the woman who thinks to s silence them or alter their opinion by jj a wilful or courageous show of "inde pendence" in the mode or manner of her attire, will learn all too soon that she has but earned their contempt and wrought no advantage to herself. Within the limits of her sphere in life, such as all the world is willing to concede to her, it is her right, | as it is her duty and pleasure, to avail : herself of dress to add to her per I sonal appearance and attractions, and ' to help win and hold the regard or . admiration of an whose good opinion ( may be desirable. Time and circum : stances, place and surroundings, must alw...
False Economy. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
False Economy. He felt it would "be extravagance to call in a man for a little job like rep acing a broken window-pane, so he took the measurements very ac curately and went to the local shop to buy the glass. "Quite a simple job," said the shop man; "in fact, a child could do the thing in a few minutes." An hour later he presented himself once more at the -shop, the proprietor of which greeted him cheerfully with the query. "Same size, I suppose, sir."
Land Sale Reports. Flanagan, Newman and Co. report having effected the following sales of land since their last report: [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
Land Sale Reports. . Flanagan, Newman and Go. report hay ing effected the following sales of land since their last report:— On behalf of Mr J. F. Dundas, Myrtle ford, 478 acres of freehold land close to the town of Myrfcleford,' well improved, to Mr W. J. Carthew, of Ovens Yale. On behalf of Mrs K. Taylor, allotment of land with buildings thereon in Parfitt road, Wangaratta, to Mr C.. E. Gangell, at a satisfactory price. On behalf of the executor in the estate of John Peppard, decased, the paddock situ ated at. Tavra wingee and known as 'Mar tell's block containing 204 acres freehold land,the purchaser being Mr 6, X. Shep pard, of Tarrawingee , On behalf of Mrs M. Newman, the pro perty situated in Faithful street, Wanga ratta, known as the Old Coffee Palace, to Mr John Jasper. • On behalf of the administratrix of B. Clemens, five acres of land at Hariietville to Mr Jer. Conley at £20 per acre cash. • 1 On behalf of Mr VV; Smith, Dederang;: 162 acres freehold land on the main Yack an...
The Dredging Industry. DEPUTATION TO THE MINISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
The Dredging Industry. Deputation to the Minister. The Minister- of Mines (Mr J. D. Brown) was last week urged by a deputation to take further action to prevent the descruction caused by gold dredging The deputation was introduced by Mr Bowser, M.L^A Mr Bowser said that the present Minister of Mines was. .the only Minister who had administered the law as he found it, but there were some matters still, ■requiring atten tion. The Sludge Abatement Board had not performed its duty faith fully. Mr T, Graham, president of the Anti Pollution Association, said that most of the dredging proprietors found it impossible to fhlfil the con ditions imposed and make a profit. The association urged that the Sludge Abatement Board should be^ non-departmental, and should be composed of representatives of the mines, lands and water interests. /The act should be amended so as to enlarge . the board,' which should have the power to suspend dredging work. Extra covenants should be inserted in future leas...
Porepunkah. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
, IP.o& ^jpura ika.li« From Our Correspondent. Tuesday. Ou Tuesday evening last a very pleasing little function took place at the local hall, the occasion being one in which' the local residents took the opportunity of saying good'bye to Mrs E. B. Kidd and of" marking their appreciation of Her many services by presenting her with a handsome silver tea; service. The evening took the f:rm of a - social gathering, songs, dances, etc, contributing towards the enjoyment of the evening. During the evening a presentation was made by Mr J. •A. Cornish on behalf of the com mittee that had undertaken the ' work. Mr. Cornish spoke in eulo gistic terms of the ready and able mannerin which Mrs Kidd lent her services to. any local function. She had assisted practically at every local effort since her residence here, and he would especially like to thank her for.the very great interest • she had displayed and for'her valu able help in traiuing the children for the annual school concerts Mr...
Advertising Religion. PRIEST AS INSURANCE AGENT. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
Advertising Religion. Priest as Insurance: Agent. At a meeting of debating section of-the. Aldwych Club,, London, the Rev. Father Bernard Vaughan spoke quaintly on the question, " Should Religion be advertised?" Advertising, he is reported to have said, had come to stay, and it was at once a science and an art. If they ask him to define it, he should say it was the art of arresting atten tion-, and telling men where best to get what most they wanted. They wanted to advertise what the human race stood immediately in need of, the things that were worth while. He had seen enough to show him that the . profession of advertising was one which was going to exer cise a tremendous influence in this country. There was a grea!: re sponsibility upon it, and they needed to take care that it was worked on right and legitimate ' lines.' ," He went once to preach for a French priest, who said to'him, "I am so pleased, indeed, I am enchan ted,: and everybody knows you are coming, because I have bla...
A Dastardly Act. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
A Dastardly Aet. To the Editor. •'Sir,—There has been . much talk about prohibiting the use of the simple but deadly little weapon, the pea rifle, but at the same time little or no action appears to bo taken. This particular rifle in the hands of a careful sportsman is, none too safe, especially among timber or scrub, as one is surprised how the bullet will " g'.ance" on touching anything; but when in possession cf careless individuals it ie simply a menace to all concerned, as the following will show :—A fine milking cow was shot dead (last Sunday at that) on the Ovens Vale Estate, the unfortunate beast when found in the evening being still quite warm. Upon examination the cause of death was easily found—a small bullet in the forehead. Now Sir, this could just as easily have been a human being as the innocent beast, and it is high time something is done to protect the pub lic from such a menace. If the perpetra tor of this particular act had a spark of manhood in him, he would comp...
GOLF NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
GOLF' NOTES. Golf, is fairly -going • here ow, eompeti-. tions being held every week for trophies. A stroke competition, was held onTune'oth', the winner turning up in J. Hoskings. with a score of' 5S, handicap 10, 4S nett. Miss R. Bartlett was successful in the ladies' with a score of 84, haudicap 20, net 64. On Friday, June 19, a mixed foursome was played for the President's (Mr' W. Bla-ikie's) trophy, the successful pair being Mr H. Wallace aud Mrs Wallace. Follow ing are the scores:—H. Wallace and Mrs Wallace, 91-18-73; A. Jessup and Miss Yan denberg, 83-8-75 ; B. Rayner and Mrs Ray ner, S3-7-76 ; J. Hosking and Miss Quinlan, 86-9-77 ; W. Harrison and Miss Bartlett, 89-10-79'; A. Chandler aud Miss Rollason,, SO-sc.-'SO; W. Smith and Mrs Smith, 90-10 SC; J. Chandler and Mrs Chandler, 92-12 80; W. Blaikia and Mrs Blaikie,' 99-1S-S1; P. Croft and Miss Kidd, 100-16 84.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
Flanagan, Newman & Go. Stoek and Station Agents, Victoria and new south' WALES. Government Auctioneers at Wangfc ratta and Bright. Head Office: Wangaratta; branches •t Myrtleford, Moyhu and Bright. . Fortnightly Sales of Sheep & Cattle, and Pig's held at our Yarda, Myrtle ford. Periodical Special Sales of Store Cattle on fixed dates. Fortnight sales of Sheep and Cattle, wad Pigs "and Dairy Cattle at the Cor poration Yards, Wangaratta. Month ly Sales at our Yards, Moyhu. Periodical Horse Sales at Wangaratta in conjunction with Adamson, Strettle and Co. Clearing- Sales conducted in any part of Victoria or New South Wales. PROPERTIES FOR SALE in Vic toria, New South Wales and Queens land, embracing- some of the cheapest places on the market. LOANS.—We make a specialty of financial business. We have sums from £ ioo to £100,000, available for broad acre securities, leasehold or freehold, town property, hotel freeholds at from 4 per cent, to 5 per cent. .STOCK LISTS contai...
Whorouly. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 25 June 1914
WlfooroiLiiiy. ^^ r~7 From Our Correspondent. Matters in connection with the recreation reserve are proceeding. On Wed., 17th, a meeting was held in the Library Hall, another . meet ing having been held in the after noon on the ground and a site hav ing been chosen in Mr Newton's : , paddock. Cr H. S. Milne presided at the evening meeting. The com mittee recommended an area of ab.but 15 acres, with a frontage to . the main road of niue chains. Mr Newton's previous offer was that he would give 10 to, 15 acres with right-of-way into the recreation re serve in the paddock at £20 per acre, but as the committee now de sired nine .chains; frontage to the main road he asked the increased 1 price of £22 10/ per acre. Mr J Newton then retired from,; the meet ing. The chairman /thought. the proposed one chain right-of-way in to the reserve was rather small, and . if a good frontage were left it would be much more convenient for vehi ■ • tular traffic. Mr J Connell thought it would be advisabl...
LADIES LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
' _ .... ' LADIES' LETTER. From "Irene" in Melbourne. We are in the throes of the ball season now. . Night after night the big halls in the city or one or 'other, of the suburbs are full of happy dancers, and the season, so far, is proving immensely enjoyabie. The civic ball at St. Kilda is always one of the events of the year, and that held last week was no exception. They had a glorious color scheme for the decorations, and with nigh on a thousand of our elite, with the. women folk in their most elaborate and ex . pensive frocks, it was a fairy sight • for wondering eyes to linger on. Hebrew representation in St. Kilda is a strong one, and as usual there were many comely Jewesses among the guests. Hawthorn also had a most successful function, and likewise Prah ran. None of the new dances were included at the mayoral functions, but they have been much in evidence at other public and semi-private gather ings. The old South Yarra Skating Rink is taking on another lease of life under ...