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Church Services. Sunday, 24th June, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
Chursti Sari/ioas. Sunday. 21th June. 1917. METHODIST - Wandiligang 10, Rev. L. E. Egan-Lee. Bright 11.30 and 7, Rev. Lt. E E?aa-fyee. EWepunkah 3, Rev. L. E. B^an Lee. CHURCH OF ENGLAND.-Wandiligong 3, Bright 11, Mr G. Tavjre. Harrietville 11, Bright 7, Freebnrgh 3, Rev. G. Brammall. PRESBYTBRI AN.-Porepimkah 11, Brook, side 3, Bright 7, Mr Anderson, of WBU garatta. SALVATION ARMY, BRIGHT.-Fire Bri gade Hall, youn&lt; peyple'a rasetiug at 10 a.m. M etinga 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7.15 p.m Wcs'onlght meetings every Wednesday. Captain Winter inchir^e . Sat Bronchial Cougha, tulto Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, Is. 04. Account are available at the looal sub-treasury (.State Savings Bank) for J. O'SulIiuan, Porepunkah Recreation Roservo Trustees.
Flood Damages. ESTIMATED APPROXIMATELY AT £10,000. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
Flood Damages. ESTIMATED APPROXIMATELY AT £10,000. THE magnitude of the damage done by the flood waters of the last fortnight, can only bB apDroximately estimated as re ports come to hand from various quarters. 'J'liit of couran only deals with road w«ya and bridges in the sliiru. While many etockowners have tufferod con siderably, the damage done to rural producer!) «an only be gathorod as tbo fl iori waters subside, and an t xatriinntion i. made r f such c.vips til ir. havo been under water so long. The damage in thn respect is confined chiefly to En robin and along to Myrtleford and Buffalo River. It ia generally regurdod that- all maize crops that hav« beau flooded are prac tically destroyed, as in most cases tho maize waa forced to the ground by tbn strong currents of water, and naturally is well silted. Potatoes, too, have been washed out, and oven thoso remaining in tho ground must deteriorate iu value by tho lengthened time that must elapse beforo they can be take:) out. In ...
Mining. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
Mining. If the mining ludustry of Australia were nuder control of one authority, he would, during the war, bend his energies and resources to increase the yield of gold. ? His urgent reason for doiug so would be that every ounce of gold produced at this moment is the basis of a credit three or four times greater than the actual value of the gold itself. The importance of this factor in the war, which is now costing Great Britain six millions per day, can hardly be over-estimati d. It becomes the duty of all governments presiding uver gold bearing countries withiu the Empire to stimulate the production of nil metals, but notably gold, silver, lead, copper, tin, iron, wolfram, molybdenite, graphite, and any other metals used in war. This Victoriau industry has fallen sadly in rcceut decades. In 1904 the total number of miners employed in this State was 24,331; in 1913 there were only 11,931, aud we fear the figures are less to-day. Of this number 1,130 are employed in dredging, a form...
IN BRIGHT SHIRE. TEMPORARY REPAIRS TO BE EFFECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
IN BRIGHT SHIRE. TEMPORARY REPAIRS TO BE EFFECTED. After the council meeting on Tuesday last, Mr Kemp, engineer for the Country Roads Board, lost no time iu visiting the scenes of disaster. In company with the dhira engineer, Mr Martin, a visit was paid early on Wednesday morning to the concreto etructura at Porepunkah, and, later, to the bridge over the Ovens River at Germantown. At both the localities named it is proposed to construct tem porary structures, and these will bo put in hand a* quickly as possible. Proceed ing towards Harrietvile, the damage done to the main road at Smoko, and thtnce to Harrietville, was inspec ted ; also Howard's bridge and the structure at the school- The damage done to proporty there is considerable. Acres of gcod land have boon almost smothored with debris o/ all descriptions, and in some cases the fl"»od waters had encroached into the houses, forcing people to take shelter elsewhere for the time. A. gang of men has been put on to do temporary work...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
pp il^lISM '!i .W' StSIf * Sffi ! :r JIBS. Z. nroHES ASD BAM [from a rl>°w J ' Another Mother iaraises i;,»l tavc been using Kcxcua fcir iiiy &" writ's Mrs. E. Hughes, "Slnnley,' ^las Street, Armidale. He had §Hives so tad and was so fretful he tadly sleep at night. I tried til things for him, and nothing ffltd to do him any good, ana as a feowce I tried Rexona, and am iled to say that it at onco helped and n tw applications entirely tfce Hives. l%eion3 is now a Family Remedy us, we aU use it. Last winter my ^jsds were so sore and cracked I K-saely knew what to do, but Rexona ica tixed them alright. We also use :iv*jcn3 Qo*p too. and, like Rexona, & it most excellent, especially for % : 'We will always recommend Rexona sll our friends," Be Mother's Favourite Price 1/6 & 5/ M cuR£s^r| ^COUOHSCOt^ I 1 £ jfjPUiE*^ p mmiiki fi. GOODMAN, '&lt;"*!; Storekeeper a«d ;x«5vs. ^geist, >rSution, POREPUNKAH on Sftle h Larce and V aricd ssiortment of 1 'CBi-i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
AHERN & M'SWINEY Barristers and Solicitox'a, REID STREET, \Y A N G AK, ATTA ? Mr. M'Swiaoy, Commissioner for Now South Wales. Trunt and other Monpys to Lund. .DENTISTRY. G. A. Payne, L.D.S., Dentist CP Dnnnpflv (Recorded &y ocntni . C. UUtlllUl) Doai-U of Victoria.) of Murphy Street, WANGARATTA', WILL visit Bright ami Myrthiford arery sacond week, and may i b* consulted at Mrs. Abraham's -Star Hotel.-DATE OF NEXT VISIT: BRIGHT, Monday. 18th June, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Tuesday. 19 th, nil &lt;i»v, to ft p.m. MICHAEL F. RYAN, BARRISTER & SOLICITOR. Will visit BRIGHT every fortnight in. futuro. May be seen at Star Hotel. Date of next Visit-2nd and 3rd July. N' OTl6E IS 'HEREBY GIVEN that, after the expiration of fourteen da?s from the publication hereof, appli cation will be made to the Supreme Court of Victoria, in its probate juris diction, that PROBATE of the WILL of ROBERT WILLIAM HSWITSON, late of Wandiligong, in Victoria, miner, de ceased, may be ...
Decentralisation. "SEND TO MELBOURNE" CRAZE [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
Decentralisation. " SEND TO MELBOURNE " CRAZE 'THERE is a tide in the affairs o£ men which, 'taken at the flood leads 011 to fortune'1' Probably sotno of our readcis have read this before. The a (Airs of quite a'number of oeople in this distnet are "at' th« flood" just now but they are riot "leading 011 to fortune." As the Frenchman on board ship during rough Aveathe'r replied when asked if he had had a. good dinner it is vict versa with ihem . But there is a trade-tide now at the flood also arid-if ? country traders will take ad- ' vantage of it they wili go a long way to wards'solving the great piobl m of de .centralisation^ In Melbourne where nearly! the'whole of the war money is being -spent,business is booming and -prices! in all lines of goods keep soaring up iiiiharmonv with the ability and llie readiness of the public to pay these in creased - rates. The country has. been almost drained of its eligible men, and their t departure has greatly depressed businesses. There is ver...
That Did It. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
That Did It. His aunt was ricli and elderly. She had called, unexpectedly, when lie was out, and his wife was trying to enter tain licr by such methods as she thought to be best conducive to their future welfare. The old lady had recently ^dded a gramophone to her establishment, and when she heard that early that morn ing her loving nephew had made for her a record o£ her favorite cornet solo, she was delighted. "How nice of him!" she said. "Can I hear it?" "Well," said her niece, "we haven't tried it yet,- but still, I'll put it on." It was a pronounced success, and the old lady was charmed. But her feelings changed when, after the solo was finished, the instrument brought out with, fatal clearness: - "Phew! If that's not good for an extra hundred in the old girl's will, I'm &lt;i Dutchman!"
Honoring a Returned Soldier. PRIVATE W. PITTS ENTERTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
Honoring a Returned Soldier. PRIVATE W. PITTS ENTERTAINED. Saturday evening last, Private W. ot Bright, who reached bis home Weduesday afternoon of that week, the guest ol the soldier committee Victoria Hall, There was «. lwge i tujjciatjcc, visitors beiug present irotiw sarious outlying districts. panciog» ; ^ual, freely indulged &*Lci > an interval, Councillor O. ; Abraham (piesident of tbe sbire) was jBtradiiced to tbe assemblage. Cr. Abra- I "Mi^who was received with applause* I *aid it afforded him great pleasure to be j pittent to extend a cordial and hearty I welcome home to Private Pitts. (Ap* *use). As they all knew, Private Pitts, I tad i8ten patt >xn tbe grcat ana glorious on behalt of tbe Empire, arid had, in consequence ofinjuries received, invalided home. He felt Bure tbey *» felt proud ofthetc hero lot tbe part ta had played whilst away from these I snores Scares at times were honorable, tot none \?e\e more so than those ob on the field oi battle, aud .2...
Bright District Prospecting and C.M. Coy. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
bright District Prospecting 11 and C.ftl. Coy. JpK'}9,h annual meeting of shareholders Hj.thfe above company, was held at Mr Breio's office on Wednesday after ^Va. Mr A. J. Showers, chairman of kv&n, presided, and there wore also pjat-Messrs G. W. Sharp, 0. Sude laW. H. Goldsworthy, and A. F. Vbutss of previous meeting were read id cocfitned on the motion of Messrs iHsfforihy and Masciorini. Correspondence was read from the Itu department 6tntiog that the queB ioffTecloBing on the property would be jld ia obeyance until after the present iwiag.-Tha letter was received on the lotion of Messrs Sharp and Sudekum. The financial statement ior the year ^ kdSlat March, 1917, was read by the laneger. This showed receipts to have | sea /74 4/U, and expenditure £38 3/8, * _ i credit balance of ,£36 1/3. Chairisan moved that the statement received, subject to audit. Mr Golds* lorthy aecondedthe motion, which was parried. || Accounts amounting to £5 0/3. were passed for payment on the m...
Indigestion. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
Indigestion. The following letters oontain mat ter o£ interest to sufferers from indi gestion. From Mr. George Franklin (ex-De tective-Sergeant),, 129 Bathurst street, Hobart, Tas. | "About ten years ago I suffered I severely from dyspepsia and indiges , tion, and trred several doctors in or der to obtain . relief, but none of them succeeded in benefiting me. Eventually, I went to Melbourne and consulted an eminent doctor in that city. After he had treated me for a month he advised me to try Warner's Safe Cure. After I had taken one bottle of Warner's Safe Oure I felt wonderfully eased, my appetite came back, and I was able to eat and en joy my meals, which F had not done for years. I took, altogether, about ten bottles of Warner's Safe Cure, and can confidently say that my cure was due to that medicine. I have not suffered since." I From Mrs. Dora McDonald, 27 Mc Cracken-street, Kensington, Vic. "I was a great sufferer for many years from indigestion, severe head aches, nervous pro...
SETTLING HIM. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
SETTLING HIM. In a small town between Welling ton, N.Z., and Plymouth, the women took a "conscientious objector" in hand with some originality of method. He was a young man, a farmer, and engaged to be married to a daughter of a parson resident near one of the Maori settlements. A deputation ot ladies waited upon the "objecter" and informed him-politely, of course that lie must decide by ten o'clock that night to enlist. If he did not do so the troubles of Pharaoh would not be in it. He refused to listen to the ladies, who at once set out to the loca tion of his intended bride. They suc ceeded in obtaining her consent to give the young farmer the go-by un less he enlisted. They brought the young lady to him, and she laid down, in fine, flat-line language, the duty he owed his Empire. "If you don't go, our affair is all off," she said. "If you enlist, I'll marry you the day you don the l;haki." That fetched him.
Tonic Needed. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
Tonic Needed. ' Anxious Mother: It was alter nine ' o'clock when Clara came down to breakfast this morning, and the poor ' girl didn't look well at all. Her sys : terni needs toning up. What do you ' think of iron? I Father: Good idea! Anxious Mother: What kind of iron had she better take? | Father: She had better take a flat iron. I | Two men were hotly discussing the merits of a book. Finally one of them, j himself an author, said to the other: "No, John, you can't appreciate it. You never wrote a book yourself." "No," retorted John, "and I never laid an egg, but I'm a better judge of an omelet than any hen."
Red Cross Society Funds. EXCESSIVE COST OF ADMINISTRATION DENIED. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
ed Cross Society Funds. \TK9SIVE COST OF ADMINIS TRATION DENIED. llcEsri.v a letter npp.v.red in these fomns over the sii»tmtiire of Mr W. H. jbble, jun. in wliicli tl:e statement WHS Be that Ked Crjss funds cost SO per it. to administer. A local lady, in isied in Rfi Cross work, /orwarded letter to headquarters ill Melbourne, I a feff daps *.'i> idle received the owini; ieply from Miss Philadelphia Koliert'on. secretary Australian nch Briiisb Red Cross Society: ear Madiui,-A copy of the local er. in ivliitll a le'.trr appears staling tttie fuuds given f ir soldiers and Red s, purpnses costs SO per c- nt to ad ii.-ter, bn l>-en received. I beg to e an unqualified deuial to this slate, nt, wbi-li ii absolutely uuttue as re ds Red Cr.ss funds. Under separate er i am stndiu,' you our last annual ort anJ balance-sheet, from which it 1 be seen that the cost of, nduiiuister . the society's funds amounts to a com atirsly suiali fi^uie. It is everywhere cgniaed that the finances of th...
Hit the Mark. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
Hit the Mark. | The pretty school-teacher had ask : ed her class for the best original defi- ! | nition of "wife," and the boy in the i i corner promptly responded, "A rib." She looked at him reproachfully, and I nodded to the boy with dreamy eyes 1 i who semed anxious to say something, j . "Man's guiding star and guardian angel!' he said, in response to the nod. "A helpmeet!" put in a little llaxen-haired girl. "One who soothes man in adversity," suggested a de mure little girl. "And spends his money when he's flush," added the in ! corrigible boy in the corner. There was a lull, and the pretty, dark-liaired girl said slowly, "A wife is the envy of spinsters." "One who makes a man hustle," was the next suggestion. "And keeps him from making a fool of himself," put in another girl. "Some . one for a man to find fault with when i things go wrong," said a sorrowful . I little maiden. "Stop there," said the ! pretty school teacher; "that's the best j definition." I "Sorry we haven't go...
About Our Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
About Our Soldiers. s ME, of Warvdiligoiair, wag informed f' Li-ttii that her SOD, Private Stan lact, had been accidentally womdad. iiioy'is known 28 to til6 serious- ! ,of the injuries. 'r Miles, "f Bright, received a liter fast peek from his son, Private i Miles. Private Miles is aboard ?miser in t'10 N'ort!l Saa, mine j' jDft and is now filling the position ?wnii cook. He refers briefly to the 1 [nous duties of a mine sweeper, and JIBS $ei on for Ibe duration of the war. Jnnie Lnrdi. writinu to a friend Jfr'Kidiligong, states that she i« located fa hrai'itol at Bombay, and iifcea the lation. The patients treated arr My English Touimios from Meaopo [2,13. |]'6u(tnant Alei. Wallace, of Wandili gj, who has been ill for scmi« time, war ftbe road to recovery when last he pie, jfjvate Foster Hewitson, another Wan ioDg soldier, is also making satis lory progress. He can net u boot on. is slso able to set about by the aid oi Hitch and 8 slick. itagitt afternoon at "Torwood Lea," I jear, ...
The Open Column. [We do not necessarrily identity our[?] opinions expressed in these column] WHERE ARE THOSE PATRIOS NOW? TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
Thejlpen Column. ! [Wodo not "RcesaHriiyKlsnt,,. , opinions cxpr«)«i iu ^^9 WHERE ARE^Iose Pat% TO TIIU EU1TUR. am,-I crave space iu y01Ir paper to place before your reaj..,"''!. opinions of my own, nn4 asVoiiOv lew questious, because I amttitS appointed, disgusted, perplexe4*,^V this is a serious slate tn lie jg perplexed to know " where art ^1. local patriots gone," who a weeks ago, and, in (act, ever jj«T$ war inferno began, considered for any Australian to use Ms raj-^F place before tbem a cogent So intensely patriotic were Utr anyone doing so would find thea choleric, and annihilate him mfa?f I swan songs, " Pro-German," i War," and a wild chorus of|'vf Him." Sir, love o! country, love, is difficult and exacting, p^'j ism, surely, has not fallen into of thieves. I hope no mean pstscik! robbed any of my fellow townam-t^.j If such should be the case, I un;jj most sorely vexed ; or is it that Eirriv is again populur? If that were so,i~i um most disgusted; or is their pjtjijj; like...
RIVER RECEDING AT WANGARATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 22 June 1917
RIVER RECEDING AT WAN GAKATTA. ! With the gradual receding of the rivers : tho roads are drying quickly, and with continued dry weather will soon t>e trnflionWe. Oil Tuesday many people drove from North War.pcaratta to Wan garatta along Parlitt Rd., and with the exception of a portion r.par t.'-o I. Bridge, wV,ore the water ia aiiil a cuu^le of feet deep, tho road is quite safe. Very littlo rain has fallen during (he past few days, the total for June now being 731 points. The Ovens Rivor, which remained about 16ft. for two or three days, was ISft. 8in. on Sunday, loi't 4i». on Monday, and on Tuesday aftenoon w#» 14ft l'lin. The King River is falling with equal rapidity. Many people who wore forced to leave their hemes ho-vo returned. About 200 head of stock, principally horoas and cattle, are still isolated on various "inlands" on Oven's Rivor flats. They are being fed by Messrs T. Drnmmv and O. Nicholls from a Btack of hay waehod away from Mr R. J. Iiondrioan'a property. Mrs M. ...