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GRAVE AND GAY [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

GRAVE AND GAY VHavo you hot water in your 1 no'UBO?" I'Havo I? My ilfi.ir boy, I'm nevor out of It." Pjonos: "Don't you think a talkative wonmn Is more poular with the mon; tliiin any other ldnd?" .■„■■■: Honpccko: "What othor klndB.aro, there?" Mrs. Jay: "I understand that she. , married ono ot the landed gentry."' Mr. Jay: "Ho was, wlion alio landod him." • Mviicr (entering a restaurant liur-• riedly). "Aw, say, can, a man 'got a . (hvinlc hero?" Walter (dryly): "Yea. . Fotch. your •. man In." . , - , "Preserve order, .-please!" ,-Bhouted ' | a miin on tlio patform to . a. restless I audience. • "There'B no chanco for preserves, here," a man yelled iback. "Tlioro'a too mnch jam." "I was only acting the part of poaco makor," explained the prisoner. "But you knocked tho man sense-; Iobs," tlio magistrate pointod out. "I did," was the nnswor, "There." was no othor way to got peace." "Is anybody waiting on you, ma* dam?" inquired tlio shopwalker. , , "Yos, sir," rotorted tho mlddle-ji...

Publication Title: Urana Independent And Clear Hills Standard, The
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THE ROMANCE OF A BOOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

THE ROMANCE OF A BOOK. 1 I Purchased for the modest Bum of lialf a crown, a copy o£ Benjamin I Franklin's "Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity,' printed in 1775, was Bold recently at Messrs. Sotlierby's rooms, London, for £1,005. A romantic history is associated with this book. It is believed that only about a hundred copies of the original "Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity' were printed. The edition waa suppressed, and the volume sold at Sotherby's and one other are the only remaining copies known. About fifty years ago Mr. Henry - Stevens, founder of the Arm of Mes-1 srs. Henry Stevens, London, bought j for 2/6 the copy sold. He then offer- ' ed it to the British Museum for a' guinea, but It was declined on account I of the price. Next the book was offer- ' ed at five guineas to two famous col- i lectors, but again it was refused. Then it was sent to auction and ! found a purchaser in Mr. Hutton, who gave nineteen guineas for it. Sold again by auction in 1S72, it fetched £2...

Publication Title: Urana Independent And Clear Hills Standard, The
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Corowa P.P. Board. TUESDAY, 9th SEPTEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

Corowa P.P. Board. V. TUESDAY, 'Jtli SEPTEMBER, Present—Messrs A. H. Bray (chair man), T. J. Gorman, J. Lonsdale, K. Bott, f. Patey, A. Campbell (stock in Bpeolor), S. ti. Smith (rabbit inspector), and J. R. Langler (secretary). CORRESPONDENCE. From Clna. L Gell, resigning position of acting inspector fur the issue of per mits, and Asking that M. Robertson bo appointed in his stead.—Mr Patey moved and Mr Lonsdaio seconded that ^Mr Gelt'a resignation l>o accepted, and that the appointment of Mr Robertson bo recommended. From Mr J. Slonr.e, apologising fur his ubsence from tho meeting, having to attend us judtu at the Albuiy show. From the Department of Agriculture folwardii g C. uncil's opinion on the" ohaiL'os ou travelling of sheep to and from dis^iuiiti n. From same, forwarding supplement of the Govori in<)iit "Gazette" containing legal nquireineiils fur transfer of func tions fiom Minister uf Lands to Minister of Agriculture. RE PLEUItO PNEUMONIA. The stocK inspecto...

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FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. When tiie morning paper i<3 chatter-"' ins;; about "white sheets of frost," it pleasant to look round-'a'hd count the , signs of returning spring. The draper is the' very first to burst into s°n£ in the rag- columns of the daily" press. But he commences the min ute-the llrst fury of winter slackens." The girl with the white dress pops up spasmodicallyiijut she is a iiiost 1111 reliable guide. ( Any vagrant ray of sunshine is sufficient to fool her.'Then there are trees and shrubs that are almost as easily deceived as the sum mery female. Under the influence of fermented sunshine they develop sap to the head and joyously shove out tender buds that are later nipped by the frost. Among other' first spring ' symptoms are (1) the young man' who has left his vest at home. (Later on he is very sorry for it.); (2) the first picnic party. (Who hasn't seen that dispirited band shivering forlornly round the evening camip-fire that is all smolte?); and OS) the l...

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AUSTRALIA MOVING UP. INCREASING POPULATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

AU&TEAlilA MbvlNG UP. INCREASING POPULATION. When tlie census was compiled in April, 1911, the' population of the Com monwealth was estimated at 4j455i005. A return compared by .the Comnibri ■'wealth Statistician (Mr. G. H; Knibbs) states 'that on June 30, 1913, the popu lation had advanced to 4,SOI,946. These figures indicate that there was an in crease; of 6'8,587 ' for the first six months of this year. During'the six. month's ended June! 30' the. estimated increase in .New South Wales -was' 29,850, in Victoria 9,824, in' Queens land 19,SOS, in .South Australia 3,595, in Western' Australia 7,600, in the northern' Territory 281,7 and in' the Federal Territory. 318. I'here was a d'ecrease of. 2,684 in' Tasmania. ' During the six months under, re view' 67,225',' births' oc'curred in the Commonwealth'. The rate for every 1,000 of population was 28.27, as com pared with 27.21 for the year'1911, and 28.65 for 1912; The number of deathS' was" 25,696. The ' death rate was '10.81,...

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LADIES' LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

LADIES' IiETTBR. By "Irene." There is such' a multitude oiE fash ions, such a choice of styles and'cot j ors, that every woman'' may really be a law unto herself, and dress as ahe ple'as'e's. • If her taste'ahd atithbr- • ity are recognised, no'' one questioflB1 , the style" in' which she chooses to 1 dress; all she exploits is voted fashion able and worthy of emulation. This gives scope for individual and personal Ideas and touches, and' the wider out look makes the world of dresa more Interesting. Those who have hot the sift of making the best of fashions, and their appearances, are glad of the suggestions'and object lessons set by their' more fortunate friends. The Blender sylphs may adhere to their close-clinging, narrow little' costumes, with the attenuated line, hut equal ly fashionable Tor those who pre fer them are the flat pleated' skirts, the draped'dxeSs and tunics. Those who have daintily-dressed feet and ankles have' the skirt open' in front to show tbe'm', or the "gap"...

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APPLICATIONS FOR LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

APPLICATIONS FOR LIOESSKS.^ The Minister for Public Works_ has "received applications for Licenses under part 2 of the "Water Act, 1912":—George-Hall for dam on South Creek, portion'' 33, parish Mohonga Forest, county Hume, land district of Urana; William Ashwin, for earthen dam and pump, portions 172953, parishes Colombo and Douglas, county Urana, land district of Urana; George Robert Jackson, for pump on Billabong Creek, portion 47, oarish Mahonga, county Hume, land district of. Urana The applications will be dealt with by the Local Land Board, which sits at Urana on October 17th.

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SHOW PRIVILEGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

SHOW PRIVILEGES. The privileges in connection with the forthcoming Uranashow were submitted to . auction on Monday by Mr. J. Wise. .The - publican's booth was knocked down to Mr. M. J. Wise for £5; luncheon booth, Mr. B. Knights, £3; fruit stall, Mrs. T. Smith, 5s. ^

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CHAPTER XX. A Weird Story. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

CHAPTER XX. A Weird Storv. The unexpected appearance of a man who was supposed, and with I every reason, to be dead and hurled ' was bo startling that for a few mo mehts no one could apeak. Had It been night time, those present might well have been excused had they tak en the newcomer for a ghost. But a ghost would scarcely reveal itself in broad daylight, supported by two fleali and blood mortals. Amazing as it seemed, the wan person, who was placed in a convenient armchair by Ilia guides, .was actually the Rev. Simon Leigh. His head was bandag ed; his face waB bloodless, and ho ap peared to be listless and exhausted. Never was' there such a dramatic entrance or such au uncanny situa tion. "Leigh!" gasped Ruport, hardly able to pronounce the name. "Yes," replied the parson, faintly sihiling. "I am alive, you see." "I said as he worn't dead," chuc kled Ark again, and rubbed his horny hands with comfortable glee, while his grandson Tobias stood mute and grim behind the man who had re...

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The Lost Parchment (By Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., Melbourne.) (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XIX (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

The Lost Parchment ,L' , By FERGUS HUME. <By'. Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., Melbourne.) (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XIX (Continued). , allyhiB insolence Mallien was -plainly disconcerted by this frank ' Statement, and began to think that ■ he had gore Ico fax. A muttered -apology was ot, his Hw? but was cut short by the entrance of Dr. Toliart, Immediately behind him shuffled old Arlt, -who seated ' himself near the door, chuckling and rubbing his hands with the air of a man who was I highly pleased with himself. Mai- j li.en and the doctor, who were by no means friends, exchanged a. curt, greeting, and Toliart, turning his back .on the prospective Squire of Barahip, | talked ostentatiously to Rupert. j ;.v . "Mr. i Carrington will be here al niost at once," he declared, drawing ; Off;his gloves slowly; "he walked -up -behind Ark and myaell as we reached the gates." Even as he Bpolie the footman ap peared to announce the barrister. Car i rington, evidently cons...

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Consolidation Of Crown Lands Acts. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

Consolidation Of Crown Lands Acts. . Since 1884 (here have been no loss than 36 Acts passed dealing with the question of land. A Consolidating Aot lias been prepared which will result .in I he repeal of 30 of these_Acts while the remaining 6 will come within the scope of themetsure. For yeirs past Consolidation has been spoken of and the opportunity is now presented of securing this desirable result. To show the necessity for the consoli dation it may he pointed out that if n person wanted to find the conditions at tached to a Conditional Pmehnse, it ■night be nccess'iry for him to look up no less than eighteen different Acta, and the same number of Acts contain conditions appertaining to Conditional Leases. Twelve different Acts have to be perused to asceitain the conditions attached to Settlement Leases, also Homestead Se lections. Irrigation holdings, conunra tively new tentures, are referred tu iu no less than seven diff rent Ac's, Pastoral ^Leases, Ocoupitioii LicenseHomestead ...

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Mr. Wade's Arithmetic. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

Mr. Wade's Arithmetic. Apropos of . Mr Wudo's reply to the letter recently addressed by tho Minister fur Public Works to the country press on the subject of the Norton Griffiths & Co. Agreement, tho following paragraph from the Sydney " Sun" will bo road with in terest :— " It is fortunate indeed that Mr Wade's arithmetic is not made a plunk of the Liberal platform. Alreacy it! 'a "8 easy for a camel to thread a needle as for a genuine Liberal to vote for Mr Wade ; and if one had to follow his mistakes in arithmetic as well as his mistakes in politics we should bo in terrible trouble. Every Liberal broathed more freely when the "Daily Telegraph" this morn ing refused to support Mr Wade in his mathematical aberrations. The discovery which tho Opposition leader made »us that if you added five and one together the result was eleven and a half. Tho five was the 5 per cent, fur supervision which tho Norton Griffiths Company wants to charge for £3,000,000 worth of railway construc...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

ATTACKED SUDDENLY. "I was nttnckod with influenzi, and got so ill that I had to s»o-t6 bed," writes Mr A. Mayall, bootmaker, Taukau, N.Z, "My wife went to Green tind Colobrook's Btoro to got pomothin^ for mo j thoy told hor to givo mo Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, and she brought a bottle home. I am glad to nay that it cured me, and in less than a week X wan ub well aa ever and back nt work." Obtainable ovary where,

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ALBURY RACES [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

ALBURY RACES The Albury show race meeting eventuated on Friday and Satur day of last week. Rain fell both days, but this did not deter sport ing enthusiasts from attending in large numbers. The profit on the meeting was approximately £244 lis 8d. Following are the results:— First Day. First Hurdle Race—McAlpin -1, The Vet 2, Goldsign 3. Eight started. Betting—5 to 1 winner. Maiden Plate—Ideal Queen 1, Shellvale 2, Whyso 3. Eight ran. Betting—5 to 2 winner. Show Handicap—Simply 1, Mu setta 2. Prompt 3. Pour started. Betting—2 to 1 winner. Ladies' Bracelet—The Oriental 1, Lord Carillion 2, Ganana 3. Eight ran. Betting—3 to I win ner. . Spring Handicay—Silver Medal 1, Dunoon 2, Miss Eily 3. Five ran. Betting—3 to 1 winner. Second Day. Second Hurdle Race—McAlpin 1, May Music 2, Nodrap 3 - Eight started. Betting—2 to 1 winner. Won by a couple of lengths. High-weight Handicap — The Oriental 1, Munro 2, Ganana 3. Four rah. Betting—5 to 4 winner. Hume Handicap—Abandoned 1> Dunoon 2, Few ...

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SHEEP FOR AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

SHEEP FOR AFRICA. Oil Wednesday l.ist 0110 of the largest, if not the largest shipments of stud sheep left for South Africa in the- White Star Linor "Suevic." A totil of no fewer , thai) 2000 "sheep are on board. v • Out of this nnmlior.iiro 1400, of partly Peppin md partly Tasnianian blood' which are consigned to. Gorman Went Africa uridui the -'charge of ~Mr Olto Hennin«. These sheep were beleeted. from N.S.W. studs with a world-wide re putation. Included ainonir Mr Henuing's shipment are representatives from Mr F. S. Falkiner's Boonoke stud, Mr Ernest Officers Z ira, Mr Georse Austin's Murglia, and Mr (Jims. Mills' Undry stud; It was also intended to get a few high brrd sheep, eich from the Wanaanil'a and Bandainar stud):, in fact, these had already been selected, hut oWing to un foreseen ciicumst incos, Mr Henriinc had to contend himself ,with only taking samples of their fleeces to show the Ger man breeders I lie excellonoy ot the wool of this strain. The slass flf sheep purcha...

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Broken Hill Express Held Up AT THE REVOLVER POINT £140 TAKEN. OFFICIALS MYSTIFIED. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

Broken Hill Express Held Up , , \ . AT THE REVOLVER POINT £140 TAKEN. . OFFICIALS MYSTIFIED.: 1 A sensational and daring rob--' bery was eommitted on the Brok en Hill to Adelaide express, 2 miles from Broken Hill, on"»l Sunday night. The train carried affair complement of passengers, and a large amount of property in the brake van. On the run between the city and the first stop there were two guards and a ticket col lecter, who were kept busy puttinp things in order. The thieves did not risk getting into the train at either Broken Hill or Sulphide-< street, but just after the train had crossed Bromide-street, which was only a couple of hundred yards beyond the latter station, they boarded it. The train was not travelling fast. The first-the officials knew of their presence was when a masked man showed himself at the-open window, pre senting a revolve)-, and ordered^ them to throw up their hands and keep quiet. The men wei'-e order ed to go to the brake van, where an armed...

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PARENTS AND CITIZEN ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 19 September 1913

PARENTS AND CITIZEN ASSOCIA TION. A meeting was held in the Oaklnnds Public School, for the purpose of electing officers and committee in connection with the newly formed Parents and Citizens Association. There was afair attendance of parents and others interested, and apologies were read from several who were unable to he present, but expressed their willingness to assist in any way they could. Mr Black was rotel to the   chair and called on the Head Teacher (Mr Gray), to place before the parents and friends, the objects and advantages of the Association, Mr Gray pointed out the many advantages to be gained in many ways by the parents and oitiisons co-coperating in all efforts for the advancement of the school and also of the district, and urged all present to do nil they could in that direction The following officers were elected.—Presi dent, Mr G. McLellan ; vice ^presidents, Messrs McHorie, Gaffney ana R. Rock - liff; secretary, H. T). Black ; treasurer, 0. T. Gray....

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 26 September 1913

fix STRENGTHENED MY THROAT. . i/'I. Iwid.n wo^lt ihrout," wiiios Mr, C. VVH, Stulliird,' 10 Bunliury Street, Foot sorny, Vic.; "'I'h'e slightest change in the weather would affect it, nod I would have lo go;:Albino from work fooling fit for nothing. Mp sistor swears liy Chamber tain's Oo'u^h Remedy, so I thought I woultl try it. I did so, andvcan honestly «ny it hns worked wonders, for my throat is now quite strong" Sold everywhere. Mr. (J. Prenderijast, M.L. A., has re tired from the leadership of tho Viatorian Stato Libor party, utter occupying that position for about Ion years, Tije re tirement is attributed to failing hoillth and a desire to bo relieved of the respon sibility of leadership. Mr. Elinslio is Mr Prendorgast's successor. ^ ~ ' He that will not reason is a bigot; lie that cannot reason is a fool, and he that uaies not leuson is a slave. >

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Melbourne Football. FITZROY V. ST. KILDA. 54,000 PEOPLE PRESENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 26 September 1913

Melbourne .Football. j FITZRGyY st. -kilda. 54,000 People present. People crowded on the Mel bourne Cricket Gr.oynd from all parts of, the State on Saturday. Many/show,, visitois came from the country a few days earlier than usual in order to witness the match, and there wad' the usual full Complement of metropolitan followers. ... The conditions were ideal in every, respest for a great game. ■ At .130 p.m. very' little sitting room was available in any of the stands excepting those re served exclusively for the M.C.C members, and from that time un | til the commencement people veritably poured into the ground jind thevacanc spaces were quick ly filled. The attendance, which was 54,747, ,is a record, likewise the taking, £2,104. The corres ponding match last year drew 47,414 people, and the return was £1792. The_receipts from the three sanies this season amount to £4752, and with fine weather , next Saturday the aggregate re turn" for the final series should exceed the total of £655...

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Lockhart Football Association. THE SETTLING MEETING. £738 TURNOVER, [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 26 September 1913

Lockhart Football Asso ciation. : THE SETTLING MEETING. £735^TURNOVER, ^ • The,final meeting of the Lock-, hart '-Football 'Association- was held recently .in Mr' Ingram's "Lockhart Hofel; The President (Mr W. P. O^Neill presided, and there were present' Messrs J. Kilpatr.ickand F. Patey (Oakland), O'Neill and W> J. Warren (Urana), T.,ButIeiv AV.—Orme, J. Dansey (Boree Creek), W. Goode, .J...Thomas (Tootobl), W- E. Bar :wick and D.. Perry (Lockhart) Mr A. E. Smith;.honorary secretary, filled his usual position and opened the • meeting by reading the minutes. The correspondence read included a letter from Urana clubjrequesting the Association to assist them'in 'iheir finances, as they; had;, lost:a good deal on the special train to Oaklands. Mr J. O'Neill supported the letter by pointing out-that the Association's yown - resolutions were in accord with the Urana club's request. ,.yMr Patey painted_out that Oak -lifiTo^hada^h^Blgred; two special" trains. '' ' ' The President said t...

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