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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
Longer Ago Than Yesterday. • - o - - Yesterdoy is not long ago, but 7 years is. To have been cared long ago, and to have been well ever since, surely moans a permanent cure. Read what this man has to say abonfc it. Mr H. Pramptou, Qainn Street, Namnrkah, says :—"Five years ago I took a course of Doan's Backache Kidney Pills for severe pain3 in my back, and other symptoms of kidney disorder, and I am pleased to say that, they cured me. The most pleasing part oE my cure is that it has proved permanent, for I have been free of kidney complaint ever since. Previous to taking Doan's Backache Kidney Pills I used to sufier agony from backache, the pain b ing at times very severe, this beiDg especially the case if I stopped or moved quickly. I also had nrinary troubles, the water being very disc bored, and containing a sedi ment. A fter a coarse of Doan's Back ache Kidney Pills, however, these distressing ailments disappeared, and I have been as right as rain ever since." Two years later Mr...
CANDIDATES' MEETINGS. Meetings have been arranged by the candidates for the Goulburn Valley seat as under:—Cr T. F. LYONS. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
CANDIDATES' MEETINGB. Meetings have been arranged by the candidates for the Gonlbttrn Valley seat as nnder:— Cr T. F. LYONS. Arcadia, Friday, November 6. at 8 p.m. Yarroweyah, Wednesday afternooD, November 11, at 3.30, Strathmerton, Wednesday evening, November 11, at 8. Tallygaroopna, Thursday afternoon, November 12, at S.80, Wunghnn, Thursday evening, Nov ember 12, at 8. Invergordon, Friday evening, Nov ember IS, at 8.
An Australian Abroad. A belated letter has reached us from "An Australian Country Girl" dated August 20:— [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
An Australian Abroad. A belated letter has reaohed as from "An Australinn Coantry Girl" dated August 20 :— The finest meeting I have been to yet on how to help in this war, took place this afternoon at the Trocadero, by invitation from Sir G. Reid. It was simply amazing the crowd. The large hall of this favorite hotel was packed with Australians and thoso who had intimate relations with Aus tralia, such as ex-Governors and their j wives, Agents-General, also every j State was represented. Sir George Reid opened the meeting with a fine ■ speech, "doploring the greatest calam ity that has ever been known to human beings," so he described this awfnl war, and we all feel with him that it is so. Other speakers were Lord Isling ton, under-Secretary, Lord Chelmsford, Lord Donman and Lord Brassey, who to my mind, made the speech of the day. He is looking as if his years were a burden to him. Sir .John Puller was there but did not speak. He was looking well, as also was Sir John Cockbnrn, of...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
MELBOURNE MARKETS. Adamson, Strettle and Co., report— Snpply smaller than last week number ing 1,750 head. Stores—About the same aa last week. Porkers —Prime heavy weights 38s to 42e, a few higher, medium aDd good 32s to 37s. small and light 22s to 27s, Bacon Pigs —Prime heavy 55s to 62s, choice farmers' lots 70s to 78s, odd ones to 80s and 85, small and iigbt 433 to 48s. Choppers—Best £5 15s to £6 7s 6d, prime and weighty £4 5s to £5 10, others 45s to 55s. Calves—PriceB shade better. McPhail Bros and Co. report Stores—Backers 4s for small sortB to 12s 6d for better sizes, slips 16s to 22s, larger stores 25s to 30s. Pork —Small and light 23s to 28s, medium and good 333 to 37s, prime heavy 38s to 42s. Bacon—Small and light, 43s to 48;>, prime heavy 55s to 65s, choice farmers' lots 70s to 77s 6d, a few extra choice lots making 80s to 85s 6d. Bacbfutters — Best £5 153 to £6, Prime and weighty £4 5s to £5 10s, othors 45s to 55s.
Temperance Notes. (Contributed.) [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
Temperance Notes. -9^ (Contributed.) Under a custom dating irom 1706, the lanolord of bhe leiding hobel ab Grantham, England, has to pay 40/ every year for a sermon bo be preached in the parish church on the necessity for Temperance. This is believed to be the only case of the kind in the country The sermon has to be nob merely a vague and general exhortation to Temperance, bub has to be strongly directed against drunkenness and excess. The Reading railway, which cut oat all inboxicaubs from its dining cara and stations, now issues an order againsb carrying liquors for ex cursion parbiea, and declares that the company is clean out of the booze business, An old woman who was lined at Willisden, Eng-, recenbly, for being intoxicated, asked thab payment should be deferred unbil she drew her old-age pension money. Fred Walzuer, of Louisville, Ky, who died recently, abated in his will the belief bhab he would have lived many years longer if he had given heed to the advice of a friend, wh...
STATE ELECTIONS. MR. J. MITCHELL AT PICOLA. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
STATE ELECTIONS. MR, J, MITCHELL at PICOLA. Mr John Mitchell, the selected Liberal candidato, commenced his elec tion campaign by speaking in the Federal Pnblic Hall, Picola, on Tnts dBy evening. Mr R. Crawford occn pied the chair. The candidate said be was a Liberal, bat was not going to be a mere voting machine. In saying be was a Liberal and progressive, he might point out that it did not follow because a thiDg was new that it was progressive. He wonld be found on the side of progress wherever he thought aDy line of action pointed that way. They had a fine country, and it would be criminal negligence if it were not developed on riglit lines. Tbo two surest means of developing the country wore by irrigation and immigration. He wag of the opinion that the oppo sition shown by the Labor party to immigration was a mistake. At the moment, owing to the disastrous drought and the even more disastrous war, he would not think of advocating bringing a large number of people into Australia,...
MRS GEORGE STONHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
MRS GEORGE 8TONHAM. (From Oar Own Correspondent.) Death, the great reaper, has been in oar midst. On Thursday of last week the wife of Mr George Stonham was conveyed to her long home, in the Nathalia cemetery, where there wrs a large number of sorrowing friends assembled to show their sympathy with the bereaved family. The deceased lady had been a long enfferer, but she won the respect and love of all by her splendid character. Her days were a lesson in forbearance. She leaves a hnsband and three children to monrn the loss of a loving wife and fond mother.
MR O'HANLON AT INVERGORDON. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
MR O'HANLON AT INVER GORDON. Mr P. D. K. O'Hanlon, continuing a vigorous oampaign, spoke at Inver gorden on Wednesday evening, Cr W. Hodge presiding. Th8 candidate spoke on practically every phase of the poli tical situation, and was given a good hearing, In-answer to questions, be expressed himself in favor of giving all Government employes equal political rights to those enjoyed by other citi zens. A vote of thanks to the speaker, on the proposition of Messrs Young and Coombs, and a similar compliment to the chairman, closed the meeting.
MR A. McB. McCLELLAND AT NATHALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
MR A, McB. McOLELL&ND AT NATHALIA. Mr A. McB. McClelland addressed a good meeting of electors in the Public Bali on Thursday evening last. The President of the Shire (Or Jas. Ball) occupied the chair. The candidate commenced by giving an cxp'ana'ion cf preferential voting, and expressed the view that it was not on Liberal lines that a vote had been taken by the People's party and the A.WN.L. He had snbmitted his name for selection, bat it had not been received, aa he would not agree to the condition to retire. He regarded decentralisation as necessary to the prosperity of the State. Greater Mel bourne had. 45 per cent, of the popula tion. Ho did not favor the Re-distri bution of Seats Bill as proposed by Mr Watt ; it was inimical to the in terests of the country constituencies. Decentralisation should be brought about by fostering industries in the conntry, this could be done by a re duction of freights, and light lines con'd bo constructed. Closer settle men l. a 3d irrigat...
Big Yields from Lucerne. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
Big fields from Lncerne. Mr L. E. Fidgp, of Nanneelln, has just finished the disposal of his first catting for the season of 20 acres of lucerne, which yielded 211* tons of baled hay. About half of this amount was sold some time ago for forward delivery at £5 per ton, and for the balance he received £6 per ton in the stack, which is the equivalent of £6 16s on the railway trucks. The latter price was also realised for about 10 tone of last season's hay remaining on hand. As five mora equally good cut tings ore expected daring the season, it is probable that about £36 per acre will be returned from this k cerne field. In view of snch figures the appreciation of irrigable land may be understood. At a meeting of the Natbalia Irri gation League on Thursday night (Or Bald, President, in the chair) reports were received from the deputation ap pointed to wait on Mr Mead in an endeavor to have the surplus water from the Sh9pparton irrigation area diverted to the creek near Wunghnn. Mr Mead,...
IRRIGATION, NUMURKAH LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
IRRIGATION, NUMURKAH LEAGUE. A wall attended meeting of the Nnmnrkah Irrigation League was held on Friday, when, after a good deal of preparatory work had beea despatched, it was decided to endeavor to arrange for a conference of all Northern Gonl bnrn Valley leagues at an early date, Friday, November 27, being the date favored. Mr Bedwell (secretary) has accordingly written to the leagues and towns likely to be interested, seeking their views.
State Schools Patriotic Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
State Schools Patriotic Pu"d. The Victorian State School Pat riotic League, comprising the thous ands of State Schools, und tens of thousands of School children of Vic toria, are working most successfully on definite lines to render monetary assistance to relief-funds and to faeaoh practically something of the love and duty owed to the Empire by all Australian children as well as adults. Already thousands of girls are at work makiug shirts, socks, nightingales, scarves, cholera belts, etc., for use in hospital or at the front. Recently, the Hon. bhe Minister (Mr T, Livingston) and the Director of Education (Mr Frank Tate, M A I S.O) visited the St. Kilda Park School. One of the large rooms was packed with war material—"A veritable warehouse of underclothing and haberdashery," remarked Mr Tate. Both were touched and in terested with the messages the child ren had sent on the garments, etc. Cull's and Balaclava helmets h-d the name of the giver, and some message like ''Cheer up lads" ...
MR. JOHN CUMMINS. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
MR, JOHN CUMMINS. Regretful surprise was expressed on Tuesday evening when it was learned that Mr John Cnmmins, of Slrath merton, had died that afternoon. Mr Cummins, who formerly resided at Yarroweyah, was much esteemed by his numerous friends, and his sadden death is deeply regretted. We add to that of their many friends our warmest sympathy with the relatives in their loss. The interment took place in the Numurkab cemetery on Wednesday afternoon and was largely attended, Mr Alex, Dunn having charge of the arrangements. Rev. S. W. Williamson read the service at the graveside.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
\S'3v?'5\?.-3\£/S^'8\8/3\fi'8^/®\S/&\&'3\§^i}\S^S'8 yj • .wVpiJlj^Zr J fa X XXv 1 can't stand bad tea myself, and I'm not such a fool as to r'..k mv living by giving bad tea to my boarders. 1 give them .everything good—and 1 reckon I m •: •.• !\in do my duty by them in ihe •. ..kcv of tea. I use nothing b t t-'.e Robur No.2 Grade,and l'v b:cn using it for years, and it pk-.-.:--„-s me even better now than when 1 first began to use it—it has a delightfully mild flavor, and makes a lovely cup of tea it you brew it properly. I'm satisfied that Robur is the who'esomcst, the nicest, and the cheapest tea for a boarding-house keeper, or anybody else, to use. Ike Boarding-House Keeper. THE PURE-BRED CLYDESDALE STALLION CARBINEER WILL stand this season at "Melrose," Numurkah, and travel last year's round and also Dieadnought's round. TERMS (to suit the times) — £4 4s guarantee, to be paid when mare proveB in foal. All information re breeding, etc,, from J. c. rockliff, ••Melr...
OBITUARY. MR L. M. REYNOLDSON. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
OBITUARY. It is with great regret that we chronicle the death of Mr Leonard M. Reynoldson, a well-known and highly esteemed resident of the Strathmerton district. The sad event took place on Saturday night last, and was to an extent unexpected, although the de ceased hod not enjoyed good health for some time past. The late Mr Reynolson, although not taking on active part in public affairs, was al ways ready to extend a helping hand where needed, and his uprightness of conduct and manly 'rectitude gained for him a host of friends who sincerely deplore his dem'se. Mr Reynoldson had accumulated considerable property in the district and in New South Wales, and was always vitally inter ested in matters connected with the farming and pastoral industries. To the bereaved widow and family the heart-felt sympathy of a very wide circle of friends has been extended. The funeral took place at the No mnrkah cemetery on Monday after noon. The service ab the grave-side I was read by the Rev. W- T....
Church of England Chronicle (Edited for the members and adherents of the Church in the Parochial district of Numurkah.) [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
Church of England Chronicle (Edited tor the members and adherents of the Church in the Parochial district of Numurkah.) Rector, Kev S. W. Williamson, ThL. Finn of Church. Services for November, 8 15 22 29 NUMURKAH eR MR ? eR S.S. 2.30 p.m eD eR STR'THM'T'N MR eR mR aR S.S. 10 a.m. WUNGHNU — aR — MR S.S. 2 p.m, KATUNGA aR — aR — S.S. 2 p.m. Ou above plan m sbands for morning, a for afternoon, e for evening, M for Morning Holy Communion, s.s, for Sunday-school, R for Rector, D for Mr Davis, S to be supplied. The Rector desires that immediate notice be given of all cases of serious illness. Marriages—By appointment (except in Lent). To avoid possible inconvenience, the Reotor desires early notification. Rector visits State Sohools—Tuesday, Numurkah (weekly), 9 15; Wednesday, Invergorden and Mywee, 9.15 ; Thursday, Wunghou, 9.15 ; Strathmerton, 3.30 p.m, (all fortnightly).
THE RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
THE RAINFALL. The following is tne rainfall as regis tered at the Numurkah gauge from 1888 II 21! 68"II 68' II TS'ZZ 09'TI 2I'I 027,1 Sl'OI 09'II 96'9I OO'TI 21*81 96*21 SI'81 29'II 60'92 68'8I 29'8I Ll'lZ 2Z'6I 99'82 I9'0I 81 0 9T' 'I 88*0 TO'O Z8'0 88*2 02'8 iro IS'O — 88'0 08'0 S9'0 21 I 01'8 96'0 8T'0 Ol'O 887 20'0 287 jaqmaaaQ zr 6I'I 92'2 TO'O LQ'O 207 ! 82'0 08'0 T8'0 56'I ZL'O OT'O 26'0 — T2'0 TZ'S 02'2 69' I 297 Lf'Z 69'0 JoqtuoAOjx[ 89 0 £27 98 L0'£ 99'I 91'2 69'I OZ'I 927 88'0 86'0 SI'I 86'0 — 06'0 9T'9 89'I 08'2 88'I 197 fO'Z 88'0 jaqo;oo TO I : IS Z 89 6 L'Z OT'I 68'0 10'8 .22'0 89'I 20'I OT'O 68'0 90'I 98'I 88'0 SO'I 89'S T9'I 99 0 I9'0 ST'Z OT'2 "* joqtna^dog 86 Z ■ 68'I OZ'i £92 99'0 00'2 IS'O 69'0 027 80*2 8Z'I 88'I 92'8 LQ'O 88'I T8'2 9T'I 09'8 on 297 99'S 6T"0 TsnSny 92 I ! 69' 8T'I £87 TO '?, zrz I8'I T9'0 S2'I I2'I 62'0 ST'I I9'l 09'0 IS'O 80'2 IT'I 88't 98'Z 20'8 2T'0 08'0 Anf 9T Z 1 L'Z 69'0 £9*1 ZO I 92' I 08'2 9T'I OO'I LQ'Z 90*8 89'8 81'2 19*1 92'I I2'8 191...
EDITORIAL. RUSSIAN SPECIAL PRAYERS FOR THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
EDITOEIAL. It will no doubt be interesting to our readers to know that the following prayers set forth by the Holy Synod were appointed for use in all the churches of the Russian Empire. They are in cluded in a special Litany to be said by the priest and congregation, all kneeling. On Sunday, October 25th, in my sermon on "The Religion of Russia" I drew at tention to them and aseed the congre gation to kneel down and we would mako use of them, which we did. I am sure that all who were present were impressed with their beauty, sympathy and sim plicity. If we compare them with our own wo shall be struck with the resem blance in structure aud in the objects of petitious. It is comforting to know that throughout that great country prayers are continually ascending on behalf of our brave fighters. And they do pray in Russia. Of the nations in Europe Russia is one of the most religious. She is Christian through and through. What ever fault we may find with tier laws and their administrati...
MEETINGS, ETC. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 6 November 1914
MEETINGS, ETC. Thursday, 5fch—Meeting C.E.M.S., Rectory, 8 p.m. Friday, 6th—War Litany, Numur kah, 8 30 a,m. Confirmation ClaBS 7 p.m. Choir S p.m. Sunday Next—HOLY COMMUNION, Strathmorfcon, 11am. Tuesday, 20th—War Litany 8.30 a.m. Wednesday 11th—Rector at layer gordon. Thursday, 12th—Rector at Wunghnn. Litany 10 a.m. Heralds of the King 7.30 p.m. Friday, 13th—Rector at Strathmerton and My wee. Confirmation Class 7.30 p.m. HYMNS for next Sunday—(22nd Sun day after Trinity). 214, 217. 260, 26, 372 (H.C. 565, 320, 324).