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Porepunkah. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
.»>,t-i'itit-.vxwrtui>»&lt;****,.- mfili«,ff.&«:7 Porepunkahi *— From Our Correspondent. Tuesday. The action of the Bright Schools , Excursion Committee in cancelling all arrangements in connection wifh the special schools excursion to Wangaratta Hospital Carnival has been strongly upheld here, and re sidents from far and wide have ex pressed unbouuded admiration at the stand taken. True, the object of the excursion was for the Hospi tal, but it is well to remember that Charity begins at home, and there is no doubt that the Wangaratta people have been at the bottom of the opposition to the dredge, which has had to pass through a campaign of misrepresentation and calumnj , aud the situation has been regarded with dismay amongst residents and those dependent upon the industry at Porepuukah and. throughout the Buckland Valley. So incensed are the people who have their bread and butter to think about, that they could not think of giving their pat ronage to an excnr...
BUTTER FROM THE NORTH. DRY AUTUMN AFFECTS VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
BUTTER FROM THE NORTH. DRY AUTUMN AFFECTS VICTORIA. Victoria, which recovered herself from the boom calamity by starting the Australian dairy.industry, now re ceives butter from Queensland and New South Wales—States which but tardily followed her into this field of : rural enterprise. Shiploads of Syd ney and Brisbane butter are coming into Melbourne every week. The cir cumstance is not usual. Victoria had a dry autumn and the Northern States a wet one; at the same time, butter prices keep low in London, and con sequently Melbourne agents were able to get butter down from the two other capitals at a price which allowed pro fitable competition with the local pro duct. The occurrence goes to show that Australia is rapidly becoming a self-sustaining country, as she should foe. Not many years ago Australia was importing butter from Europe, and now she is helping to find the old world in that and many other food stuffs. "Life," my breddren," said the ne gro philosopher, "am mos'ly made u...
Y. M. C. Debating Society. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
V. M. C. Debating Society. ..., An interesting debate took place 'at'the meeting of the above on Tuesday night, the President, Mr ; M'Keogh, in the chair. The sub ject was, " Should compulsory vac cination be abolished ?" Messrs P. Michelly and P. Barlow affirmed that it should, and they brought forward many arguments and a strong array of figures as to deaths from vaccination and from smallpox in favor of their contentions/ Messrs: W. Beach and J. B. Robertson were' the leaders in support of vaccina tion,- and-they combatted the argu ments of the other side. Rev. R. N. Morrison also supported the ne gative, bringing forth many reasons why vaccination should be compul sory. One of the main arguments for abolition was that diseases were communicated through vaccination, and that more deaths were due. to vaccination than to smallpoxr- The !; other side met this by admitting that diseases may have been caused by the old system of vaccination from arm to arm, but under the pre sent prac...
Double Assassination. VIENNA, Monday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
Double Assassination. Vienna, Monday Night. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir. presumptive to the Austrian throne; and his wife, the Duchess of Hohen berg, were assassinated at Ser^jevo, the capital of Bosnia, on Sunday. They were* shot "with "a pistol by a student. As the Royal carriage was passing along the street the Archduke was shor in the face, and fell back in his carriage, with blood pouring from the wound. Endeav ouring to shield her husband, the Duchess was wounded in the abdo men by a second shot fired by the student. Death - ensued in a few minutes in each case. The assassin was sacured. Previous to the-tragedy a bomb, had been, thrown at the Royal pair but it exploded behind I the carriage, wounding some of the escort. : L The. death occurred at Waterloo ' I last night of Mr Maroney, senr., a very, old resident. The whole of the fines imposed at the Petty Sessions ou Friday were paid. Concert at' .'Mr O'Sullivan's, Ovens Vale, on Wednesday next in aid of Wangaratta Hospita...
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. It is not enough for a man to know a good tiling when he sees it. He must seize a good thing when he knows it.—Anon. None but the brave deserve the fair, and none but the brave can live with Jome~ of them. —Estelle Klaudera The wild free life of the bush sounds very fine in Rolf Boldrewood's ro mances. It is an idyll of happiness and peace surpassing the life of the island valley of Avilion, when it is described in Ethel Turner's pleasant little twiddly-twiddly stories. Harry Lawson, drifting somewhere in the Outback of Life, may remember bit terly how he was assailed and how he failed because he told something of thb sombre truth. Not that there isn't plenty of beauty and hope in the hinterlands of Australia, but it is not all "starlit beauty and dawn dew pearled." Victor Daley, standing in a wine-cellar, heard "the axes ringing on mountain sides." Had he humped a foluey through the ranges after the Lawson. fashion he could have seen and told the st...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
• FROM VARIOUS SOURCES^ Distance lends enchantment—but not when you're taking your girl home in a taxi-cab.— "New York Tri bune." , _ The esteemed weather clerk has sprung a new one. It is the word "smog," and it means smoke and fog. The clerk* explains that very frequent ly there are times when this mixture is apparent in the atmosphere, and it considers the new word a great little idea. Very well, "smog" let it be. But why end there? Let's call a mixture of snow and mud "smud." A mixture of snow and soot "snoot," and a mix ture of snow and hail "snail." Thus we mi£ht have-.a weather forecast— "Snail to-day, turning to snoot to night; to-morrow smoggy with smud." —"Kokomo Times." The .Suffragettes ~ are engaged in re vising the Bible. They'll probably want to call it Norah's ark.—"Detroit Free Press." Bill, an outback identity, was sus pected of being concerned in a sheep stealing campaign that had raged in the district for some months. Ultim ately his hut was raided by two police ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
For Chronic Ciiest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6. A correspondent at Murmungee writes :—What might have been a rather; serious misadventnre hap pened here on Thursday morning. While Mr John Smith, who resides with Mr Jas Neary, was out in the paddock for his usual walk he was attacked by a ram, which threw him down and striking him on the fore head he received a rather nasty wound. Mr Harry Tyson, noticing Mr Smith's predicament, ran with all haste and beat the • brute off, otherwise there is no telling what may have happened Commonwealth Jig^Sank of Eustcalia HEAD OFFICE ©VDMEV TOb Bank ie open for «11 cIamm of QEIMIERAL BANKING ESUGJBNESS os EQUITABLE BUILDINQ, OOLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE AIm at Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Hrinhane, Rockhampton, Townerilla, sad Lewfem. Oable remittances made to, and drafts drawn on foreign places direct.. Foreign bills negotiated *n«i collected. Letters of credit issued to any part of the world. Hill* negotiated or for...
MINING. The following dredging returns are reported to Friday last: [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
MBN1NQU The following dredging returns are reported to Friday last Bright Star... 16% Buckland River, fortnight 33^ BucklandStar 20$ Harrietville Star ....26^/i Junction ,65 % Maori Queen, No. 1 ...... 24 , Ovens Valley (fortnight) 31 Porepunkah ............... 10 Racecourse 25, Tewkesbury amal gamated (fortnight) ... 46 Wandiligong No. 1 14 ' The manager of the Homeward Bound, Yackandandah, reports hav ing driven .6 feet in north end, and that reef in south stopes is 8 feet wide. A little gold is now visible in stone from both workings. The battery was cleaned up on Monday' and 156 ozs amalgam was taken from 234 tons. This should give about 60ozis fine gold. Mining operations are about to be renewed upon the Birthday mine tunnel, where the face of stone at distance of 650 yards from the mouth is of an encouraging char acter. The stone has now assumed an appearance more in keeping with the gold beaiing quartz of Hillsborough. The, yield of gold for VictoriaHn May was 40,945oz fine, ...
Preventing Drunkenness. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
Preventing Drunkenness. A publican was recently convicted for allowing a man in a drunker*. condition to remain upon his licen sed premises, thereby constituting a breach of the L,iquor Act. On appeal from the magistrate's decis ion, the Judge before whom the ap peal was heard made the following observations :—"J wish there were some decisions about this. The Liquor Act .is a stringent one on licensed victuallers. What are reasonable steps for a licensee to take to prevent drunkenness on his premises? Is a licensee bound to send for the police when a man is drunk on • his' licensed premises ? Apparently from the evidence before me, the licensee and his son were continually. putting the drunken man out, and he was constantly hopping in again like a rabbit."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
Economy Store, MYRTLEFORD. Having made ^ ' Extensive Impirowements in Drafpersf IDeipartnf&ent, I AM NOW OPENING UP NEW WINTER GOODS. A Splendid Assortment of Dress Gobds9 Fancy & Plain Fiaraanelettes , Ladies' and Girls' Ready-to-wear Hats The LatBst Ladies9 Coats Si Fuirs Flannels, Bia^kets9 ^oiBts Boots and Shoes Grocery & ironmongery, At ROBERTSON'S, Myrtleford. M. S. RUSSELL Late of Mansfield, Family Butcher, Myrtleford. Mr Russell has purchased, the1 business -lately conducted by C. Brien, and will give ' customers best satisfaction-. Best Beef, Lamb and fiViwtton, Cart calls daily for orders. J. JOHNSON, Butcher, MYRTLEFORD. Supplies customers daily with the Primest Beef, Mutton, &®.s and . Small Goods, Cash Buyer of Hides. Skins, HIGHEST PRICES GIVEN. BRIGHT BREWERY BEER. Brewed in Bulk of Bottle Has been awarded the Highest Award of Merit by the best judges —THE PUBLIC. * It has stood the test of time, and has been for many years acknowledged...
WOOD STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
Wood Stealing. Norman Turner and' Jobn\l''ree.\ - man, two young,men, were charged' with having on 13th June stolen about half a cord of firewood, the' property of *the Myrtle -Queen &lt; Dredging Co. --v. Edward Ryan, dredgemasterof the Myrtle Queen, gave evidence' to • the effect that on the 12th inst. he . .missed some wood from a stack on the lease,, and on the? following morning, j 3th, he again missed wood. He saw wheelmarks of a trap, and followed them for 300 or 400 yards to a crossing of the Ovens JRiver opposite a camp of potato diggers. He reported the matter to Constable M'Keogh, and in com- . pany with him measured the tracks and followed them to the river. The' constable crossed, to the camp and witness came to Myrtleford, where, he afterwards saw Constable M'Keogh"with Turner. . The latter said I am sorry I took that wood; will return it." Witness said the :V matter was now out of his hands ; it was with the police. With .the constable and Turner he went acros...
STOLEN PROPERTY. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
Stolen Property. Herbert Jones was then charged' with having certain articles in his possession which he could not ac count for, and which were supposed to be stolen. Constable M'Keogh 'stated that on searching accused he found some cutlery in his possession: . He said he bought it, but afterwards said he had taken it from Miss Gerraty's. Jones pleaded guilty, and said he did not know what made him take v the. articles ; they were of no use to him He was sentenced to. seven days imprisonment.
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
TO OUR RKADKRS. The editor will be pleased to con, sidter items from our readers, whether social, political, or on any subject. If you happen to hear of anything in. teresting, send it along- to t&e editor, who wil] carefully peruse, and if suit able, it will be published. We want you to assist us in staking* the "Mail" a readable little journal. We want it to be a ffood advertiser for the district, and you can help us if yon choose. Farm and dairy notes, facts aboot stock and crops, poultry, et)c., will be specially acceptable. Write on o*e side off the paper only, and sign your name and address. The latter will not appear trolesa yea desire it.
The Schools Excursion Trouble. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
The Schools Excursion Trouble. From our Bright Correspondent. The action of the Schools Excur sion Committee in cancelling the trains to the Wangaratta Carnival seems to have drawn forth feelings of both approval and reproach. The Excursion committee from time to time call meetings of delegates to carry out the affairs of the excur sion, but, as is usual with many similar institutions, the burden of the day falls on one or two. who are expected to put their shoulders to the wheel to see the excursion through, to say nothing of footing " the joint and several " with which to provide fun for the day's amuse ment. , The names of the same few can'be seen attached to this very in . teresting document. However, this. '• is by the way. The members of the committee who handle the responsi bility did not take the drastic meas • ' tires adopted until they fully realised how absurd it would be to arrive at Wangaratta with practically two empty trains, besides bearing the 1 . brunt of making up...
Cigar Smoking Record. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
Cigar Smoking Record. ? What is believed to be a 'wo'rld' record has just been set up; at a con-. gress of South German smokers, •held at Frankfort. A special trophy, consisting of a silver eagle on a red and white ribbon, was offered to the ; smoker who took the longest time to turn a Mexican cigar into grey white ash without letting it . once go out. The competition began at 11 o'clock, and very nearty 200-people contested for the award. By. 12 o' clock only. 20 competitors were in the running—the rest had regret fully finished their; " weeds " or had laid them at rest in the ash tray for too 'long. The rivals dropped out rapidly,, and by 1 o'clock onl}' one.smoker was left—Herr Henz, a Sachsenhausen business man, who actually puffed away in peace until he perforce had to throw his diminu tive cigar stump away, 2 hours 46 minutes and 17 seconds after he had I set light to it. Herr Henz has therefore .been proclaimed smoker, laureate.' A town-bred man decided to go out to' a farm t...
ASSAULT AND DAMAGE TO PROPERTY. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
Assault and Damage to Pro perty. Herbert Jones, 27, and John Hall, 24, were charged with having, on 17th June, committed an assault on John .Clancy, senr. There were two other charges against the same de fendants, viz., behaving in a riot ous manner and wilfully damaging the property of K. Michelly. . ■Both defendants pleaded guilty to all the charges,' and elected to be . dealt With summarily. Constable M'Keogh, who: prose cuted, called evidence as follows:— George Frauenfelder, husband of the licensee of the Cricketers' Hotel, deposed that on the 17th June the two accused came into the hotel. They had a couple of whiskies, and soon afterwards became noisy and wanted more; which he refused to give them,"and said they had had. enough. One of the men said some thing about breaking things, and he and Clancy removed them to the outside. The men then took to Clancy, and afterwards wanted to fight witness. They knocked him down, and one said " Put the boot in." Mr E. Moore then came over...
Myrtleford Court of Petty Sessions. FRIDAY, JUNE 26. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
Myrtleford Court of Petty Sessions. .1 Frida'y, June 26. ; . Before Mr A. A. Kelley, P.M., Cr R;J-Milne, XP.^and'' Mr j'. H. Hart, J.P. E. Michelly v. R. Cooper, £3 7/5, dishonored pro.' note and inter est. No appearance of defendant. Verdict for amount, with 20/6 costs.' '' ' " Thomas Fallon, failing to send his son, Richard, to school. Fined 2/6, or in default six hourSi
Property Transactions. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
Property Transactions. I U&lgety and Company Ltd., Albury, re port having sold on account of Mr A. B. Trigga, Yass. his Eremeran Station, situ ated 70 miles from Condobolin, comprising 6000 acres freehold, 390,000 acres western leases, together with 95,000 sheep, 200 cattle, and 140 horses, also machinery, ! working plant etc. Purchasers, Messrs Ellis Bros., of Burrabogie and Eli Elwah stations, Hay. In conjunction with M'Pherson, Thoua, and Co on account &lt;of Mr H. A. Nevett, trustee in the estate of the late Alfred Mitchell, Toonallook Estate, situated 20 miles from Albury, on the main Upper Murray road, comprising 8903 acres free hold, 2740 ''acres C.L. Purchaser, Mr Lionel C. Griffith. In conjunction with Messrs M'Meekin and Crammond, on account of Messrs Wid dis and Beazley the whole of their Jingellie Estate on the Upper Murray, as follows 195 acres to Mr Peter MacVsan, 586 acres to Mr A. C. Walker, and 3330 acres to Mr J. M'Meekin. On account of Mr Wm. Ditch...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 2 July 1914
H. F. LOWERSON & Co.'s Centiral Store. RABBIT TRAPS, Buuyip, Kangaroo and GritHths. |Rabbiters' Hoes and Laiiierns HORSE and COWgRUGS of the best makes at Low Prices iii£S Men's Oilskin Coats from 1(5/6 upwards. Also, the famous Evans Silk Coat, with Butterfly back and front piece for riding ; weighs only 31bs ; 35a. We have a big stock of MEN'S WATERTIGHT BOOTS for the Winter, including Hugh Thomson's make. Warm Woolly Blankets and Rugs ' Ladies'and Girls'Coats. Great Variety of Slippers. Have you tried our "Our Own Special Blend" of TEA? We.have this specially blended for us by the large Tea Importers, and can guarantee it 3d. per lb better than other Teas which are so much advertised. Why ■ should you pay for those big advertisements. Buy " Our Own Special," and you pay for Tea only. Dou't forget the famous WUNSAWEEK Boot Polish. — 3£d tin or Pour Tins for One Shilling. Prizes given for 25 Wunsaveek Coupons. H.F. LOWERSON & GO., Grocers, Drapers, Ironmongers &...