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Ovens District Hospital, [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 16 January 1914
Ovens District -Hospital, The ordinary "monthly meeting of the board of management of this in stitution was ljeld at the board-room .on Tuesday evening. There were present the 'president (Mr. A. M. Zwar), anil Messrs. G. Carn&iw, J. Ingram, J. .Armstrong and "II. W. Travis. .Aji apology was received for Mr: Andrews' iibsence. (The minutes of the previous meet? ing/.yere read and confirmed. CORRESl'ONDliN CE. Fiom Shire of Ruthcrglcn, for Vwarding cheque for £7 10s., annual donation. ' From Borough of Rutherglen, with cheque for £2 2s. From B:iu.sh&lt; Australasian .Tobacco Compajij', Melbourne, with cheque for £1 Is. From Na;ional Bank of Australasia,. Myrtloford, with cheque for £1 Is. from head office. . From Alfred Felton Estate, with cheque for £15, half-yearly distri oulioii. *. .' From Bedgood and Co., Melbourne, .through;.'Ji and E. Youngi Bocoii worth^.jvitli.phcq^e for..£l. From Ed\y,ard tyilson Estate,' with £25 .h'a'lf:y^crly.;i"distiibution. . From Mr^Miv...
Beechworth Directory. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 16 January 1914
Beechworth Directory. S3 i§?' is Faisal Electorate : .Indi Representative, Mr Comely Joseph Ahem. State Electorate: Ovens Representative, Hon. A. A Biillson ; returning officer, F. H. Mackay; deputy, Clifford H. w ebb ; electoral registrar, H. K. McDonald Municipality of Beechworth : President, Cr L. V. Diff Councillors: J. Lowe, Yandenberg. J. Wooding, j' pe^guson, T.* G. Ferguson, H.J. Jarvis, B. O'Neill \v H. B. Phillips, J. Warner, J.Hodge, G. Wilson; shire engineer and valuer, R. W. Travis ; shire secretary, j W? Morton ; health officer, Dr. Skinner; inspector,' 3 Birtles The Council.meets on first Friday in each month at 11 a.m. at fchs Council Chambers. Police Magistrate, Warden and Coroner, Alfred Aldrid^ Kelley ; Clerk of Courts and Receiver and Paymaster, fr R. McDonald; Justi?es of the P-eace, J. Ingram', J . .... Fletcher, W. 5. Bowen, J. Armstrong, H. Vandenberg' ]} ^ Skinne?, A. A. Bill son, T. G. Fergus^, ' ' || Governor. of Gaol, H. C. Finnis ; Senior Warder, (} Tayl...
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 16 January 1914
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTS. Tne following accounts are awaiting payment at the Sub-Treasury (Court House), Beech-worth : . Technical School, A. Connolly, Rev J. Leslie, Rev R B. Macleodi Shaw .Bros., Sainton Bros, D Skinner, J. Armstrong-, Beechworth Shire, Boxing Day Sports Committee, \V Nicholson, E Peinberton, A Pooly," J Bones, J Hore, Crawford and Co, A R. Campbell, G. H Farley
BEECHWORTH POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 16 January 1914
BEECHWORTH POLICE COURT At this court on Tuesday, before Mr A A Kelley, Pit, and Mr John Armstrong, J.P, W, Andrews and Son proceeded against the Relay Reef Gold Mining Company No Liability for the recovery of £29 18s, for goods sold and delivered. Mr M P Ryan appealed for the plaintiff Arm, and tne debt having been proved by Mr Andrews, an order was made for the amount claimcd, with £2 14s Gd costs, in default distress. The court then adjourned.
THE SPINELESS CACTUS. A Prolific Fodder Plant (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 16 January 1914
THE SPINELESS CACTUS. A Prolific Fodder Plant, (To the Editor). Sir,-This useful plant is not yet much known and it would prove" of great value, to farmers and pastoralists generally, especially in poor soils, or semi-arid localities where vegetation of any kind exists with difficulty During the hot dry seasons or periods of drought, when all other kinds of fodder are languishing or are &lt;}e stroyed with the intense heat, this plant would be luxuriant and being of a rich moist nature the necessity for much, if any water, would also bo greatly minimised, and it would thus prove the salvation of stock owners. It can be readily grown in any class of dry soil or where it is impossible to grow other crops, and after the first few yeans will pro duce about 100 tons per acre of succulent and nutritious fodder which can be fed to all kinds of stock, and it is highly praised by the leading authorities who say that it makes beef and butter of'the best quality. The improved varieties...
OLD LODGE MEMBERS One. Draws £661 in Benefits [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 16 January 1914
OLD LODGE MEMBERS I One. Draws .CtiGl in Benefits At a reunion of pioneer members of the Loyal . Ballarat Lodge U I.O.O.P. on Wednesday night, it was stated that there were 11 mem bers who had belonged to the lodge for 50 years or more Among those present were Messrs S Trend, aged 85 years, with 58 veal's' membership ; T Stevenson, 83 yeais, with 51 years' membership ; J Nunn, 80 years, "with 56 years' membership ; A Kay, 76 years, with 52 .veal's' membership:; 'J Millett, 76 years, with 51 years' membership It was stated that in 1875 there were 412 members, of whom only 40 now re mained The present membership is 475, which includes one member 88 years old, who lias drawn £5G3 6s 8d in benefits during the last 21 years, or a total of £661 6s 8d since iie joined the lodge The case is quoted as an evidence of the advantage of be longing 'to a friendly society
THE "THIRD DEGREE [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 16 January 1914
THE "THLRD DEGREE Shortly before Christmas the Chief Secretary (Mr Murray) confirmed tile minute of his predecessor (Mr Pren dergast) directing the police to abandon the third degree methods of examining suspected persons .Re asonable facilities, Mr Murray de cided, would be granted to file police for the detection of crime, but he made jt clear that examinations in secret, continued over many hours of the day and night, were opposed to British ideas of fair play The detective force resent the restrictions that have been imposed upon it It is claimed by detectives that often the quickest and most certain way of reaching the heart of a crime mystery is to cajole a confession out of a suspected person They object to be hampered in their third degree methods, the alleged cruclty of which they deny Representations to tliis effect have, it is understood, been made to the chief commissioner of police (Mr A G Sainsbury), who will bring thorn under the notice of Mr Murray
SHOPBREAKING AT BEECHWORTH. Arrest of the Culprit. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 16 January 1914
SHOPBREAKING AT BEEOHWORTH. Arrest of the Culprit. TVhen the police examined Messrs Shaw Bros.' and R. .Warren's shops, after they were broken into on the morning of Friday last, they, formed the opinion immediately that it was the work of a boy. The shopbreaker had not taken advantage of his op portunity to posses himself of much of the valuable stock with which ho found himself surrounded in these two (shops and his methods were quite plainly not those of an expert, ex perienced burglar. An interview was sought witti a 12-year-old son of a respected resident of the town but tile police learned that he had run away. This fact sorved to confirm them in their opinion that this lad' could tell them all about the offence and their energies were centred upon his dis covery and arrest. A lwy an swering his description was seen at Breton and Tlarrawingoe but their all traco of him. was lost for days. At Tallarook yesterday Constable A3lier arrested a boy on another charge and soon became ...
STALLIONS FIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 16 January 1914
. STALLIONS FIGHT In a fight with Prince Foote, win ner of tlie Melbourne Cup of 1909, the imported stallion Simile sus tained injuries that have resulted in his death. Mr John Brown, of New South Wales, owned Simile, and for mally years the horse had been at his stud at Witting-ham with Princo Foote and other sires. Ten days ago Simile entered an enclosure oc cupied by Prince Foote, and is sup posed to have been immediately at tacked'by the Cu[) winner- The two stallions fought viciously 'for some lime before they were separated. Simile was very roughly treated, and sustained such injuries that Mr Brown ordered him to be destroyed. A bullet ended the carcer of the imported stallion. Prince Foote came through the struggle without any ill efleets. He was not even marked Simile was foaled in 1897, and was by St. Simon from Mimi (winner of the English Oaks in 1891) by Barcal dine. He was looked upon as one of. the best-bred St. Simon horses that ever came to Australia. , v
VINEYARD CHANGES HANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 16 January 1914
VINEYARD CHANGES HANDS. Tho old-established property known as Emu Vineyard, Rutherglen, has been purchased (through Messrs A A. Piggin and Co , of Corowa), by Mr Alan Burgoyne, M.P, as an addition to the properties lie and his brothers already own in that district. Emu Vineyard has long belonged to tho Prentice family, after whom the gold mines and township of Prentice Free hold have been named. The vine yard property, which is one of the finest in the State, extends to some 600 acres and the vines planted are all on resistant stocks. The price paid is well over fivo figures, and it was a cash transaction for immediate delivery.
COUNTRY ROADS BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 16 January 1914
I ' COUNTRY ROADS BOARD. It is probable that a proposed con ference of delegatus from various municipalities of the district with the Country Roads Board, on the occasion of their projected visit to Wangaratta shortly, will be largely attended. Nearly every council has agreed to send delegates. The matter was before the North Ovens Shire Council on Monday. The engineer said he favoured the proposed conference. Cr Naughtin thought the suggestion of a conference was a good one, and should prove beneficial all round. Cr Way moved that the council favour a conference and that delegates be ap pointed. Cr Klemm, in seconding the motion," said it would be a good tiling if all councillors who could possibly do so would attend the conference. Any of them might offer suggestions that would be beneficial to ratepayers. Engineer, in reply, said the suggestion was to hold the conference of repre sentatives of municipalities first, then delegates could meet tlio Board after wards. Whether a confe...
JUSTICES WILL SIT. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 16 January 1914
JUSTICES WILL SIT. There was a large Bcnch at Port Melbourne Court to-day. The Mayor presided, and accompanying him were Crs W. Howe and J. P. Crichton and Messrs D. C. Arms to ng- and T. Tcat.ro, J.'s P. The last-named justice refused wtih Cr E. P. Russell, to sit on the Bench with the Mayor (Cr A. L>. Page) at Monday's court, and three oases had to be adjourned. To-day ho took his place on the Bench as it thoro had never been any trouble.
THE STRIKE BACILLUS [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 16 January 1914
v THE STRIKE ' BACILLUS Ileru in Australia wc still have the Waterside workcis at loggerheads with tiie Union Steamship Company, the demands of the former for in: preased pay being refused as unrea sonable and excessive In Riverina the claims of the Rural Workers Union arc being stoutly resisted by the far mers who are organising in a union of their own and preparing to go to Sydney to load the wheat ships if any trouble should arise with the .wharf labourers In Tasmania the printers strike has been settled for the present by some partial conces sions but in New Zealand, although iiie .-strike has fizzled out the wlmrves ; at Wellington are still being pat-1 lolled in. view , of possible outrages .fe ife ifc !fe
INDUSTRIAL [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 16 January 1914
.T* *T" 1* -i INDUSTRIAL The most serious manifestation of social unrest in modern times is un doubtedly the sudden outbreak in South Africa where the Federation of labour is using- every effort to promote a general strike of workers in every department of labour Mines and railways are principally affected bat the trouble seems likely to ex tend Fortunately there are strong men at the head of the Government who have promptly taken vigorous pleasures to frustrate any attempt at open violence The Defence Force has been mobilised and martial law, with all its drastic penalties, has been proclaimed The principal Labour leadei-s have been summarily ar rested and consigned to durance vile, which will not promote the pood feelings of the strikers In fact the Government is determined on "a fight to a finish" and even the recognised Labour journals warns the strikers that they cannot succoed The next few days will probably see the out come of what is now only thn "lull before the storm"