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MEAT CAUSES BAD TEMPER. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 15 June 1917
MEAT CAUSES BAD TEMPER. Do you know that meat-eating is said to be responsible for bad tem per? And, by way of proof, attention is drawn to Britishers who have the reputation of 'being the heaviest meat eaters, and are credited with possess ing the most fiery tempers. Our French Allies eat very little meat. They like fruit, vegetables, salads, a little fish, and a little chick en. The average Englishman eats more meat in a day than a French man does in a week. The conse quence is that the French are the n ost polite and good-tempered of na tions. But the Japanese prove the con tention best. The majority of- the Japanese people live on rice, fruit, sweet meat and fish. Their temper ance and delicacy at table give them the best dispositions in the world. On the streets of Japan there is never any fighting or quarrelling. Tolerance, courtesy, high-bred and ceremonious manners are as preva lent in Japan as grumbling is in this country. The philosophy of this is that meat is a stimulant,...
Church Servicess. Sunday, 17th June, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 15 June 1917
Ghuroh seri/io35' SLnday, 17tb Jun?.1'5" . METHODIST - Wandi"^?'' 7. -Bright 11 30, Fieebuigb 3, M,"" Sgan-Lee. Brgiit 7, » 4 .' Porepunkah 7, ,«r S!c«n. .... CHL'RCH OV Kscir.AXD.-W»id'&lt;s; Bright 11, Porepunkah 31^. Urammall. Bright 7, Mr J-f T:i PRKSBYTERIAN.-Lower Buck-*3'* -Frazer. Bright 7, Mr t-'iuf}' SAf.vA'rxoN- ARMV, Situ-Hi Kade Hail, yoijug .10 a m. &lt;Veeiiiij'3 H s.ffl.i 7.15 p m. Week-night iueet"!-!.\,' Wednesday. Captain \Vint«':" r CJirouio Chest Complaints . i j: >Voocld' Groat Poppenuiut Cute fc
Sam the Sprucer, He Discourses of War Rations and Other Measures. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 15 June 1917
Sam the Sprucer, He Discourses pf War Rations and Other Measures. By P. W. Thomas. "Down at our hospital," said Sam, "we've been put on emergency ra tions, what you might call Devonpor tions of meat and bread. Only the convalescents, you know; the great hungry, hearty eaters like myself. The bed cases still have the chicken broth made of rabbit. But we're sup posed not to exceed the 2y2\b. limit, and any man found putting on flesh is at one court-martialled and put on milk and water diet, chiefly water, until his belt fits him once more. "Not that I mind! But it's a bit awkward when we have stew, which we mostly do. For instance, the mess orderly keeps a book in which he puts down the amount of meat eaten by each man each day. So when it's stew, he has to dig out the nubbly bits, weigh 'em up, and flop 'em back again. And that sort of thing doesn't improve stew, you know. "Taking it all round, what with the sugar shortage, the meat rations, and the lights down, you people over here ...
AMERICA'S OLDEST PEAR TREE. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 15 June 1917
AMERICA'S OLDEST PEAR TREE. There is a wonderful pear tree still flourishing and bearing fruit which was planted nearly 300 yfears ago in the village of Salem, Mass. At that time Governor Endicott, being very interested in fruit-farming, sent to Dorchester for an English pear tree. After some considerable time the tree arrived in a somewhat dried-up condition, but being very carefully planted and watched over by Gover nor Endicott himself, it survived -the long journey, and became, after some years, a most noted fruit-tree. It is carefully tended and surrounded by a fence. Every visitor to Denver, .Mass., seizes the opportunity of see ing this remarkable tree, which grows near the Denver River. AVlien Governor Endicott died, in 1665, he left the famous tree to his daughter's care, making special mention of it in his will.
Journalism of the Future A Lunar Episode. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 15 June 1917
Journalism of the Future A Lunar Episode. The earth will soon be played out lor some o£ our sensational journal ists. Operations will need to be ex tended to take in the universe. Here is the sort of thine we shall be read ing fifty years hence: The scene was one o£ supernatural weirdness. Tall, lantastic mountains reared their seamed peaks over a dreary waste of igneous rocks and burned-out lava beds. Deep lakes of black water stood motionless as glass i under frowning, honeycombed crags, from which ever and anon dropped crumbled masses with a sullen plunge. Vegetation there was none. Bitter cold reigned, and ridges o£ black and shapeless rocks cut tho horizon on all side3. An extinct vol cano loomed against a purple sky, black as night and as old as tho world. The firmament was studded with immense stars that shone with a wan and spectral light. Orion's belt hung high above. Aliebaran faintly shone many mil lions of miles away, and the earth gleamed like a new-risen moon with a lu...
FIRST TO ADOPT CONSCRIPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 15 June 1917
FIRST TO ADOPT CONSCRIPTION. Switzerland was the first European c untry to adopt universal military service. The original founders of the Swiss Confederation enacted that whoever shirked military training was declared "devoid of honor and perjured," and his house was vowed to destruction. Should a man summoned to take part in a military expedition prove unable to respond, owing to illness or some other valid reason, lie had to furnish a capable substitute at his own expense. From the earliest days of the Con federation, too, the military authori ties made special provisions for tend ing the wounded. In this respect they seem to have been in advance of their times.
Bright Sthire Volunteers. Men who are Serving their Country. OUR ROLL OF HONOR. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 15 June 1917
Brigiit Store Volunteers. Men who are Serving their Country. OUR ROLL OF HONOR. WE give below the list of those residents who are either fighting or on their way to fight for the Empire and- freedom, to gether with those who are natives of the district but at the lime of their enlistment were residing in other parts of the State Also a list of those heroes who have fallen in their country's cause : J»ie«l from Illness Kay iSl'IiCitn OVandiligone) &lt;; 1>. UCnlOlKHarrictvil.e) A. T. Bri^jrs O awoogh) Killed in Action. F. It. iJleCeaife (Bright) H. Honeychurch (Wandiligong). (K 51'iVeil (Lower liucklnnil) ,1- Murray (Frecburgh) IV. X. V. Hisgs (Bright) &lt;1. J'ool (Fre burgh) A- S. Att.ririgc (Wandillgoep) t). OarihftW (Happy Valloy) T. I'attoil (.Buffalo I^vcr) T. WiUousbby (Wyrtletord). ' R'. Ko tilery (Mynleford) i'. Slialbcrs (Bright) Alex Won (Harrietville) .Joe &lt;Jrll»b!e (WautUligong) . A .lohiistoil (Bright) E;, tficoruc (Bright) T. C. iJiretiitC...
Flood Damages, TEMPORARY URGENT WORK[?] CARRIED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 15 June 1917
Flood Damages, TEMPORARY URGENT WORK CARRIED OUT. When the time came at ths meeting on Tuesday to cccsii and means of proceeding with: the damages done by liie rece: councillors confessed that tha was a serious one, and reqi;i; consideration.-Cr Gribble set rolling by complaining thatr^:--] Morse's Creek were entire)/ c-t :* the destruction ot brid^es.-Cr considered that more money & paid day laborers, and moved tuture 9/ a day be the ruling GribbJe seconded the motion, st eamed.-Cr Goldswortby s-iid tbi the present agreement with the the engineer was only on half ho could not be expected to whole energies, which the ou: require for a time at least, forte; salary. He moved that tkeeci£: paid at the rate of .£360 p=ra*j". the next three months.-Or seconded the motion, which to.-Cr Wallace mentioned that re served by Simmond's bridge ok Buckland River had waited on-" had intimated that they P to provide the stringers if coicch drive eight riles. Tney w.>uld a.?, plete the d...
Flood Tragedy at Wangaratta. SIX LIVES LOST. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 15 June 1917
Flood Tragedy at Wan garatta. SIX LIVES LOST. AT about 3 o'clock on Thursday afternoon of last week there was a dreadful tragedy, and it was witnessed by a large number of people who were assembled in the vicinity of King Bridge watching rescue operations. Cr. John Nicol, who was the first to fully realise the dangerous predicament in which residents of Wilson Rd. would he placed when the full force of the flood waters was felt, had early in the afternoon brought his horse and spring dray to assist householders. The water had risen about 2ft over the road at the southern end of the approach to the biidge, and the current ran with much force. Mr Nicol made several trips and entered upon what was intended as his last load, as the water continued to rise quickly. With him on this occasion were Mrs Lavinia Richards, her three daughters (Gladys, age 16 years ; Florrie, aged 14 ; and Lily, aged 12), Mr James Lee (an aged invalid), Masters Don M'Nicol, and Percy Lee, each aged three years....
How to Bankrupt the Doctors. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
flow to Hauler apt the Doctors A prominent New York physician siyti "If it wore not for the thin stockings and thin-soled shoes worn by women, the the dootors would probably be bankrupt." When yon contract a cold do not wait for it to develop into pneumonia but treat it at ones. Ghamherlain's Cough Remedy is intended especially for coughs and colds, and has won s wide reputation by i's cure? of those diseases. Jt i« most effectual and is pleasant and safe to take. For sale by Walker Bros. Bright; J. H. Jones. Harrietville ; 0 Lardi, Wandiligong ; C G. Goodman, Porepunkab ; J. Ritchie, Buckland.
The Ovens Election. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
The Ovens Election. [ WRITING in the "Advertiser" on Saturday last, "Scriptus" says:-"So far the Ovens is the only electorate in the North Eastern district where there is any definite an nouncement of National or Liberal opposition to the sitting member. That j Labor will have another try may be taken ! for granted and that a candidate to run in that interest will have to be found outside the constituency seems equally certain, but there appears to be plenty of Liberal or National aspirants In addition to those mentioned in last Saturday's 'Ovens and Murray Advertiser,' I have heard two others mentioned whose names I am not at liberty to mention. If five or more candidates run there is considerable dan ger of Labor winning the seat. The vote as we all know is a compact one, and in such a contingency as just mentioned the Labour candidate would undoubtebly top the poll on the first count with a strong chance of increasing the lead on the second, third and possibly fourth prefer ences...
Wandiligong School Committee. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
Wandiligong School Com mittee. A .MEETING of above was held at the school on Saturday evening last. Preaont -Messrs Tims. Hewitson, J. Stephens, F. B. Gribble, L. W, Smith, and W. II. Goldsworthy (correspondent). Mr Hewit sou was voted to the chair. After conlirinaiion of minuteB had been agreed to, correspondence was read from Hon A A. Billson, M.L.A., stating that hii I.ad been informod by the Director of Education that Ihe School Decoration Fund had been abolished since the war, and in conacquonce no money was available for purchasing pianos. The letter was >ecsived. Mr Gribblo moved that Sir Hewitson bj appointed permanent chairman, and that a minute be placed on the books appreciative of the good work done by the late chairman (Mr It W Hewilsoci). Mr Stephens seconded the motion, which was carried.-Mr Hewitson briefly re turned thanks for the honor conferred npon him. Mr Flower stated he had reported the death of the chairman to the department, who now requested lhat a a res...
Red Cross Society. WANDILIG0NG BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
Red Cross Societyr WAND1LIG0NG BRANCH. THE usual fortnightly mooting of abovo whs held at tho Lihrary on Saturday after noon last. Mm H. P. Richard* presided, and there was a fair attendarco of mem bars-Confirmation of minutes was agreed to on motion of Miss Bessie Uowi'son and .Mrs Duncan. The correspondence road inc'uled the monthly circular from the Central Depot. It \va« agreed to purchase 2000 red cross calico badges on the motion of Mr* W. Robinson, seconded by Mrs Duncan. The president referred in sympathetic terms to the loss which M a Dunphy and Mrs R. W. Howitson bad sustained in the death of their husbands.-A motion of ' cnndolenco was papaed, members Btanding in nilence, and the secretary was instructed to write convoying the sympathy of the branch. Following donations were received : Mrfi Richards, 2 scarves, face washers; Mia* Mure, m i azinea; Mr R. R. Tobias, .hag of Hour. A circular was read from the Lady MayoresnV Patriotic League (Australian ComforU Fund) in which...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
There's no "per- ^ haps"aboul Ron. ~~ nmgton's Irish ® Moss. Simple, ^ safe, and effectual. £3 it is the best medi- E3 cina for (he coughs and £3 colds of child or adult. He- £3 fuso imitations and aubsli- ra tutea, and insist on getting Sffiif. Klri$huMos$ HOUSK FOB BALK and TO LET BREBH, Agent, Bright. THE LUMINOUS CRUCIFIX A Leading Priest writes: - You have now succeeded in giving our Catholic people a Crucifix not only artistic in design, but eminent ly calculated to inspire devotion. Shows in radient glow in darkest room. Mounted on substantial light or dark wood cross, 7% x Sent post free on I receipt of 3/- postal order. Larger sizes 1 pro raU. | "Boyds," 46 Elizabeth St., Melbonrne [JutM I ant^ I [ Winter j Choico Woollens for the Season have just been landed, and surpass alt previous efforts Cus tomers'writing for Samples will bo pleased with the variety and wealth of deigns k Previous Measures, suficicnl to ensure | Perfect Filling. Friends ami Patrons visitins the City w...
School Patriotic Efforts. THE CHILDREN'S JUNE EFFORT FOR THE BRITISH RED CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
School Patriotic Efforts. THE CHILDREN'S .TUNE EFFORT FOR THE BRITiSH REP CJROSS. AT the call of the Minister of Education and the Director, Mr Frank Tate, during this month all workers of the Education Department's War Fund will labor in the cause of the Iiritish Red Cross As the Hon. Alfred Deakin and his wife have only recently returned from Britain, where they had unique opportunities of studying the work of the great institution, an or ganiser asked the r opinions. Mrs Deakin courteously replied"After visiting many hospitals in England recently we are very conj:ious of the work of the Red Cross, and have pleasure in enclosing two state ments:-" THE HON ALFRED DEAKIN "Lest we Forget." "Let us remember that the Red Cross Is the only means by which our soldiers of the Empire can have direct help from the battlefield to the hospital. Thid as sures comlorts and aid to-every sick and wounded man from those who must remain at home " (Signed) ALFRED DEAKIN MRS DEAKIN. "The Red Cross is...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
IN MEHORIAM. GiUBBLE.- ID loving memory ot our dear eon, .Gunner J. F. Gribble, wbo was killed ia action at Arraentieries, 1'rance, June 30th, 191G; hrotliar of Willio (wounded in Egypt), Stanijy (in France), George, Minnie, Hugbio, and Victor. Truo to hit; llag und couutry. Ono of tlio Aazac boys. -Insorted by his loving parents, W. II. and M. T. Gribble.
The Alpine Observer. FRIDAY, JUNE 22ND, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
Qlhe ^Uptne ^bscrber. FRIDAY. JUNE 22n-D, 1S17. Mr F- Talbot Jones, dental Burgeon, will visit Bright 011 Tuesday and Wednes day next, and may be consulted at the Alpine Hotel. In our advertising columns, .Mr J. Armstrong, who holds first-class creden tials as a teacher of -singiug, voice production, piuuo, organ, and theory ot music, announces that he is prepared to receive pupils in those subjects. Par ticulars and terms can be obtaii'sd on application to Mr Armstrong at "Rosa dale," Bright. Something special oan be expected at Porepunkah on Friday ovening next, 29th inst., when a patriotic entertainment will \ ba given by the "Old Buffers." The crowning of a queen will bo the ohief foature, and no doubt a largo crowd will nspomble tr> witneER the event. Admission has been fixed at gent3 3/, children Gd. A hearty invitation is extended to ladies to be present. On Friday evening noxt, 29th inst., the scholars of tho Wandiligong State School will provide tn evening's amusement at...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
BUSINESS NOTICES \*77ie Store of TSrc^ay an^^^norrow j arc doubly welcomed by the boys when made up from our choice se^ction of dainties. Your next parcel will be sure to please if our goods are in it. Consult us ; we'll put you right with your Parcels for the Front. Cocoa aud Milk ... Coffee aud Milk ... Condensed Milk ... Milk Powder Butter Scotch Mixed Toflee Butter Scotch Milk Chocolate ... 1/6 per tin 2/ " 9d " 9Wa " . (Id ,, 6d " 3d packet 3d " Grocery Department. Lobster, best quality CrablMeot do. Shrimps Whitebait Salmon Salmon Sardines Sardines do. do. do. do. do. do. 'Alb. lib. large small 1/8 per tiu 1/8 " 1/3 " .1/4 9id " 1/2 " lOd " 7Jd " Walker Bros. Pty. Ltd. Leuion Cream Wafers, S. & A. Orange Cream Wafers do. Vanilla Cream Wafers do. Raspberry Cream Wafers do. Melbourne Cream Wafers do. Variety Cream Wafers do. Tulti Frutti Wafers do. Afternoon Tea Biscuits 1/6 per tin 1/6 " 1/6 " 1/6 ,, 1/6 " 1/9. » 1/6 2/3 " Grocery Department. Door Mats«=^ Coir Mats of t...
Damage Say Floods. MINISTER PROMISES IMMEDIATE ACTION. Melbourne, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
Damage Say Floods. MINISTER PROMISES IMMEDIATE ACTION. Melbourne. Thurnrtav. YESTERDAY (Thursday) morning, a deputation consisting ot' Crs. Abraham (presidoat of the shire), Milne, and Mr B J. Delany (shire secretary), accom panied by the Hons. A. 0. Sachse, M.L.C., and A. A. BiUsou, M.L.A., waited upon the MiniBterof Public VVorkB to placo before him the factB in connec tion with the recent lloods in the district. Mr Biltsou, who introduced the deputa tion, presented a list of damage done equalling ,£10,000 in all parts of the ehire, and urgod that immediate accom modation at bank or grant be made to restore communication. Ho pointed out that there was almost complete isrlation between aomo towns. Mr isachdo Bp.iii it was no uso acting unless -it was done at once. The ehire could not at preuont oiford to do tbe work. Cr Abraham detailed the urgent work required, and stated if temporary arrange ment could be made an inspection could be made lator. It was necessary because children c...