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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950
Mitchell's Motors. Phone 35, Alexandra Nuffield Dealers Alexandra &. District "' Merton Races NEW YEAR'S DAY N. W. REDFERN, Hon. Sec. FORl SALE , Fowler's Outfit, No, 2..: Applyl this Office. Work wanted 2-3 weeks or part, by man of good general ex perience. Used building trade, motors, fencing, concrete etc. Will do anything.. - W. McGee chan, care of Post Office, Alex andra: Wanted to buy - Galv. Iron Tank, 400 or 500 gal. In good order. Particulars to Secretary of Alexandra District Hospital. Flower Show March 23. Or ganised by Methodist Ladies' Guild. ALEXANDRA DISTRICT HOSPITAL. Wanted immediately. Wards maid, good wages and conditions. 40 hours. Apply Matron.. W. Crosbie, Manager-Secretary Dance at Gobub Boxing. Nght: Good Music, Floor & Supper .:Dances at Thor oro Friday, Dec. 22 and Satiurday, Dec. 30. In aid of :Thorntonr Memorial Hall. Sparke's band. Supper. Coming to:Pollock's Pharmacy in time for Xmas: . Afullrange of - ardley's Cosmetlcs Fibro Plaster Fi...
Alexandra Shire Council WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 13. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950
Alexandla ShIre Council -WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13. c Present: Crs. Davy (President), b Briggs, Edwards, Girdwood, Almond, b Weeks, Jones, Barker. • CORRESPONDENCE. Country Roads Board, in reference t to Federal maintenance grant, as fol- t loWs:-Maintongoon road, £120 grant, 1 £60 from council; Eildon road, £120, £60; Whanregarwen road, £200, £100; 11 Middle Creek road, £100, £50; Spring r Creek, £100, £50; U.T. Creek and V Devil's River, £120, £60; Springs road a at Terip, £60, £30; Connelly's :Creek u road. £60, £30.-Received. I Same, approving commitments of I expenditure incurred but not relm- I bursed by Board for' year 1949-50.---| Received. Same, approving plans-and specifi-. tions for job. 2M/597 on Terip Terip | road, at estirhated cost of £750.-Re ceived. ' - Same, notifying transport of large 4 vehicle -. on Upper Goulburn road, I Thornton, to Eildon.--Received. Same, 'advising that arrangements have been made to instal a. cattle pit for Mr. J. W.. O'Rourke.-Received. 1 .-M...
POLICE PROTECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950
POLICE PROTECTION. Cr. Briggs suggested that the Police superintendent be approached and told of Alexandra's position in this matter. Robberies were committed, and people of the town were not safe. It was the duty of the council to ask for additional police on the staff, to ensure further police protection. Cr. Weeks supported the request, and gave examples of people riding bicycles without lights, which was a menace to people. The President suggested that the Thornton area should be mentioned as well. A suggestion that the Police super Intendent- at Benalla be approached was agreed to.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950
IN MEMORIAM GOULD-Iri memory- of our dear mother, who passed away 15/12/48, also sister Margaret. who passed away 31/1/27. Never forgotten -Inserted by Gould iamily. LISTER.-In loving memory of my dear I mother and grandma,',who passed away 1 Dec. 16, 1940. -We-think of you in silence, 'And often speak your name; t And all we have to answer is, i A photo in a frame. -Inserted by her loying daughter Dol- I lie. son-in-law Jack, and grandchildren. Swan Hill, i MINTERN.- In loving memory of our dear Dulcie, who passed away 30th Dec. 1949. -Inserted by Mr and Mrs. G. Mintern and family. PAYNE.-A trlbute of respect and es. teem to theitm mory of Ernest Edward Payne' (Pop),;'departed this life Xmas Eve, 1947. -From telen and C. K Chapman. PAYNE.-Ernest Edward, passed away Christmas Eve~ 1917.- Ever remembered -lnserted~by his loying -family, daugh ter in-law andgrandc iildren, NICHOLAS.--In loving niemory or our dear motheri who passed away Jan. 4, 1947. . L~ving ti oughts for today Are m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 22 December 1950
Travel Ads. L Contact the above for House Painting I. Shop Fronts.iSign Writing,j.Etc. ALEX.'TDRA Attention I FROCK and:NOVELTYEShop- Grant Street (opposite Wynne's Bakery) E'Ladies', Frocks, Children's Wear. Novelties and Dressmaking. E. F. STILLMAN. Noiman Brc. Melbourn LateyA.I.F. and R.A.A.F. PIANO SALES & SERVICE Will be:visiting this district regu larly, Tuning and Repairing Specialists' Pianos and Players. Bought, Sold and Exchanged. Orders maylbeleft at Darmody - Hotel En gland's Largest Builder of Fine Motor Cars and inonth after nmonth Austin is; breaking new Records, Now, for the New Austin See it at J.H. PE ERS GARAGE, Alexandra CORRIIEDALE RAlIS FOR SAI F Reg. Flock 244 Reasonable Prices For further particulars apply to GEORGE J. BURGE "GOWRIE PARK." KANUMBRA 'Phone Kanumbra 7A LADESE ! V1isit The Beauty Salon F. and G. STORES GRANT ST., ALEXANDRA FOR RELIABLE AND SKILLED ATTENTION "Eugene" Permanent Wave. The new American Cold Wave. "Orlene" Permanent and Comly...
TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 12 January 1951
ITENNIS The following is a list of the placings df the teams and points scored in the Alexandra District Association:-- Rubicon 1, 28 points; Alexan dra W, 24 ;Alexandra Y, 20; Alexandra X, 20; Alexandra Z, 18 ; Thornton 1, 12; Thornton 2, 12; Acheron-Tag. 12; Marysville 1, 10; Marysville 2, 4; Rubicon 2, 0.
CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 12 January 1951
Alexandra Association v. Yea Association, at Alexandra, on Saturday, January 13th, at 10.30 a.m. sharp. The following are selected to represent Alexandra District Cricket Association:---J. Stevenson (capt.), N. Phillips (v. capt.), B. Goodear, B. Robinson, E. Greatorex, J. Greatorex, K. West, R. Owen, C. Till, A. Tay lor, J. Bradley, R. Donald (12th), R. McCallum (13th). Umpires, J. Girdwood and Ted Cakebread. Scorer, F. J. Robinson. An Alexandra Association team visited Mansfield on New Years' Day, and defeated a team from the Mansfield Association. Alexandra scored 194 (N. Phil lips 64, B. Goodear 29, J. Bradley 26, R. Donald 14, n.o., were the top scorers.) Bowling for Mans .field - R. Lueff 3 for 36, J. Rear ddn 5 for 53, W. Reardon 2 for 22). Mansfield scored 155 (R. Lueff 55, K. Oliver 33, T, Whitmore 26, J. Cleeland 14, were top scorers). .---Bowling for i Aexandra- - J. Stev enson 4 for 26, R. Owen 3 for 20, S. Ldng 2 for 21). In the Benalla v. Yea-Mansfield match on Decembe...
PARLIAMENTARY DOINGS. MR. BOSTOCK'S OBSERVATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 12 January 1951
PARLIAMENTARY DOINGS. MR. BOSTOCK'S OBSERVATIONS, It appears that the two opposing parties in the House of Representa tives are beginning to reach some agreement on methods to combat the inflation which has threatened Aus' tralia for the last five years, says Mr. W. H. Bostock, M.H.R. for Indi. One encouraging sign, this repre sentative continues, was a speech mnade by Mr. R. J. Clarey, the Labor member for Bendigo, a man of vast trade union experience. In the House he intimated that his opinion was that unionists were fooling themselves if they thought that the country's problems could be solved by curtail ing production. More support came from Mr. Ed wards, a former Queensland president of the A.W.U. His own words were, "The fact that there is a non-Labor Government in power is no excuse for any man in industry not playing his part in lifting production." It is in the interests of the nation as a whole for us to throw our weight into production, regardless of our particular politi...
THORNTON v. ALEXANDRA 2. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 12 January 1951
THORNTON v. ALEXANDRA 2. Thornton.-First innings, 61 (K. Smith 15, J. Girdwood 13, R. Nicho las 8; J. Stevenson 2/8, C. Delancy 3/6, R. Edwards 2/7, G. Loughron 2/8). Alexandra No. 2.-First innings, 99 (J. Pollock 47, B. Robinson 19, R. McDonald 15; L. Nicholas 3/16, J. Findley 3/39,. T. Smith 3/15). Thornton.-Second innings, 141 (G. Scorah 45, R. Tossol 26, L. Nicholas 22, A. Girdwood 13;J. Stevenson 5/11, G. Loughron 4/52). Alexandra No. 2.--Second innings, four wickets for 67 (R. McDonald 37, B. Robinson 15; C. Scorah 31/1). SAlexandra No. 2 won by 38 runs on the first innings. Taggerty v. Yarck. Taggerty first innings 188 (Barker 61, Wal ker 88). Bowling for Yarck - N. Phillips 4 for 5 Yarck 1st innings 201 (McTier 61, B. Good ear 57. N. Phillips 35). Taggerty 2nd innings 5 wickets for 167 (dec.), Wate 54, Walker 54. Yarck second innings 3 wickets for 105. Goodear 53 n.o., Fox 25 n.o. -Bowling for Taggerty - Cakebread 6 for 101. Yarck won by 13 runs on first innings.
Alexandra and District Association [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 12 January 1951
Alexandra and District Associa tion Alexandra Cricket-Club v. Eil don Weir - Alexandra Cricket Club first innings 74-(R. Walker 19, H, FitzRoy 15, 0. Brett 12). Bowling for Eildon Weir - B. Taylor 6 for 17, C. Till 1 for 10, G. McKay 1 for 3. Eildon Weir first innings 152 (J. Edwards 49, G. Deas 37, S. Long 19, G. McKay 18 n,o., C. Till 18.) Bowling for Alexandra O. Brett 4 for 48, K. Stillman 3 for 44, H. FitzRoy 2 for 45. Alexandra 2nd Innings 94 (J. Elward 22, R. Walker 40, iJ. Squires 10. Bowling for Eildon Weir - B. Taylor 4 for 29, P. Crea ton 4 for 10, H. Sawers 1 for 5. Eildon Weir - 2nd Innings 0 wickets for 82 (R. Donald 26 n.o., R. Jordan 5 n.o.) Eildon Weir won outright by 10 wickets and 16 runs. Alexandra Footballers.-First in nings, 84. Marysvillc. - First , innu gs, four wickets (declared) for 149 (T. Grea torex 42,, K. West 30, J. Cobb 30, W. Perry 22 not out; S. Evans 1/17, F. O'Toole 1/21, R. Parker 1/31, J. Brad ley 1/40). Footballers. -Second innings, 72 (L. Nich...
The Holidays. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 12 January 1951
The Holidays. Many visitors were noticed in Alexandra during the Christmas and New Year holidays. Traffic was par ticularly heavy on the Alexandra Melbourne road. Former residents in Alexandra over the Christmas vacation included Mr. Harry Stone, Mt. and Mrs. W. An drews, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Payne, Mr. Laurence Izard, Mr. Cecil Bevan, Mr. Jack Little, Mr. Tom Collery, and Mrs. Quinsee.
PRESENTATION. TO CLOTHING FACTORY MANAGER. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 12 January 1951
PRESENTATION. TO CLOTHING FACTORY MANAGER. Prior to the Christmas holidays the staff of the Alexandra Clothing Fac tory were entertained at a party given by Messrs. Edelstein and Karp Pty. Ltd. Opportunity was taken by the staff of the factory to-present to Manager A. Fellows a silver cigarette case and cigarette lighter, Miss Iso bel King making the presentation. Mr. Fellows suitably responded. During the repast Cr. Weeks paid a tribute to Mr. Fellows and the staff for their fine work during the year, and the co-operation which ex isted at the factory. It was stated that the output last year included 39,000 pairs of trou sers, as against 29,000 the year be fore.
Accidents [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 12 January 1951
Accidents On December 22nd, at',about 8.15. p.m,.,a collision occurred at the inter, section of Grant and Nihil streets be tween a utility and a car. The utility was being driven by Kenneth A. Tay, lor and the car by Kingsley Creed. The utility was damaged, but no one was injured. On December 27th a collision be tween a motor utility and car oc curred at the Merton Gap. Mr. John Peter Brisbane was the driver of the utility, and the car was. being driven by Mr. C. Joseph, of South Yarra. Mr. Brisbane suffered injuries to his shoulder. The utility was damaged. It is understood Mr. Brisbane had a remarkable escape from going over a steep embankment. A collision is reported to have tak en place on the Weir road between two cars, the drivers being Mr. Syd ney Hill, of Coburg, and Mr. Walter Forrest, of Eildon. Both cars were damaged. It is understood that dust obscuring the vision was the cause of the collision. Seven persons were treated - at the Alexandra Hospital, one of whom received...
Relaxation Can Be a Cause. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 12 January 1951
Relaxation Can Be a Cause. To-day, more than ever, our eyes are urged to constant effort, even the modern forms of relaxation, such as the cinema, increasing the burden on the eyes, causing strain, headaches, and, often, blurred vision. Coles and Garrard will expertly examine your eyes and help return that good sight which is so essential to efficiency and happiness. Consult Coles and Gar rard on their next visit to Alexandra, on Wednesday, January 17th, between 2 and 6 p.m., at the Commercial Hotel. Appointments may be arranged with their local agent, Mr. Reynolds, store keeper.
RACE MEETING AT ALEXANDRA. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 12 January 1951
'RACE M?EETING AT ALEXANDRA. The race meeting at Alexandra on December 30 was largely attended. Although the fields were a little on the'smallside for some events, good racing was witnessed. There were about 28 bookmakers present. The gate takings amounted to £160. - Members of the committee had everything in order, and the meeting went off without a hitch of any de scription. Visitors were entertained by mem bers of the committee at the club house. Results: Laughton Maiden Plate.-Bonnie Rose, 1; Princess Chaddis, 2; San Mea, 3. Other starter, Sintroy. Bet ting: 6/4 on Bonnie Rose, 2/1 agst. Princess Chaddis, 5/2 San Mea. Won by four lengths, half neck to third horse. Alexandra Handicap.-Iron Mon arch, 1; Ron Gay, 2; Laureation, 3. Swift Stream also started. Betting: 9/4 on Iron Monarch, 2/1 agst. Ron Gay, 4/1 Laureation. Won by half a length; four lengths between second and third. Publicans' Restricted Handicap. Red Neado, 1; Gay Aussie, 2; Brown Oak. Other starters, Laddie and Fer...