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KORONG VALE NEWS The Wheat Grab [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
KORONG VALE NEWS The Wheat Grab At the Council meeting on Thursday Cr Kelly voiced the in dignation of the fanners in reduc ing the home price of wheat beneath the market standard. He claimed that the farmer had been singled out for the benefit of a class from which the Labor party derived its support. It was the cost of all labor that made things dear and it was being made higher while the fanners' earnings -were being brought down. The reduction was in effect a class tax imposed for the benefit of a class ; it was also a breach of implied contract with the farmers. Cr O'Brien said no re duction should have been made without consulting the farmers. The government promised them the London parity, and as the scheme was a co-operative one the government being the custodian had a right to return the lull value. Cr Gray supported, saying that the Commission had no moral right to dispose of one bushel under the market price without consulting the growers. He counselled moder ation, howev...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
Public Noticc. Under New Management. OULLrslHOTEL KORONK VALE, J. J. JEWELL, Licensee Under the careful management of the.above, the public .•»i5>ured of every attention ; ample accommodation ; ilJJs si reasons"r-le rates ; the dining room is well ap plied: civil'ty and attention is the first order of the "t&ishmcnt; tnea's on arrival of all trains. First-class Billiard Room. Free stabling : attentive groom. Best ales, wines, and spirits kept in stock. SOMETHING BIG je w.iv of money-saving opportunities awaits everybody who visits our CASH CLEARANCE ummer . Sale! WHICH Cmme/im Saturday, 12th February. FOR TWO WEEKS ONLY. •B riil Iw an exceptional opportunity, and should appeal to every feis buyer in these times. All lines have considerably advanced in Es nirk?:=, and still going bibber ; nevertheless, we intend, as bc!rir ibe balance of our Summer Goods at prices, in many cases, iisi psient coat. Therefore, wo would strongly advise our many aedpittoM to purchase their hou...
COUSCIL ITEMS IN GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
c-hjstil is okskiul In the matter of tlic railway eras ing at Karons Vale it was decided that a reply be sent in accordance with the decision of the ratepayers' meeting held last week. It was also decided to send a letter of thanks to Mr La very for the improvement made in this matter since he took charge of station. The question of town lighting was again talked of and Cr Gray under took to have a report available for next ineetiny. At the same time lie made it clear that it was intended to depart from the obsolete, wasteful and ineflkient system of the past. The Council gave its support to the Tnuviljjon movement of protest a::aiust the release from internment of the postal employee, Schmidt, of that place, who was thrice found guilty of disloyal utterances, was dismissed from the service and ex pelled from the A.N.A. He was re leased on recognisance;: of good behavior.
Afraid to Eat. Wealthy Dyspeptic Dies of Starvation. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
Afraid to Eat. Wealthy Dyspeptic Dfas of Starvation. An inquest was recently held upon a wealthy man who had died af starvation. Me was a victim of digestive trouble and afraid to cat because of the pain which always followed. This tragic proof of the folly of dieting should serve as a warning to those of our readers who experience pain and unpleasant ness after eating. It should be re membered that indigestion,dyspepsia, .heartburn, flatulence, and wind are usually but symptoms of excessive acidity and food fermentation. The acid retards digestion, turns the food sour and causes fermentation and wind. Obviously, therefore, it js acidity which is the root cause of practically all forms of digestive and stomach trouble, and that is why physicians advise sufferers to take bisurated magnesia, after meals. Bisurated magnesia is not a drug or medicine but an antacid and food corrective which can be obtained from high-class ' chemists every where. Half a teaspoonful taken in a little writ...
POSTAL RATES. The following are some of the Postal Rates concerning which enquiries are frequently made:—NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
POSTAL RATES. Tho following iin; somo of the Postal Rutos concerning which enquiries ixro frequently made :— NKWSPAPKBS. Wllhin the Commonwealth ami to New Zealand, Fiji and Papua. -O110 half penny for i:a:h newspiper not exceeding 10 oz. To the United Kingdom and to Egypt. — One penny for ea„-h newspaper up to 10 oz. All other places.—4 07.., Id each news paper, and jd for everv additional 2oz, or fraction thereof. BOOKS. Within the Commonwealth and to Papua— (a) Hooks printed in Australia, Ul per 8 oz. &lt; r part of 8 oz. (li) Books printed outside Australia, id per 4 07.. or part of 4 oz. To New Zealand, Fiji, Nmv Hebrides, or Solomon Islan I. —Id per 4 oz. or part of 4 oz. To all other places.—Id per 2 oz. or part of 2 oz. MAGAZINES. Within the Commonwealth and to Papua.— (a) Magazines printed in Australia, for each magazine, Jd per 8 oz. part of 8 oz. (b) Magazines printed outside Aus tralia, for each magazine, }d per 4 oz 01 part of 4 oz. To New Zealand, Fiji, New Heb...
Our War. WE MUST RELY ON OURSELVES. By H. Hamilton Fyfe, Specinl Corre spondent in Russia. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
Our War. WE MUST RELY ON OURSELVES. By H. Hamilton Fyfe, Specinl C'orro* spondeut in Ilussia. After fifteen months spent in Russia I expected to come back to a changed England. And, in many ways, it is a changed England upon which, during a vory short visit, I look with almost strangor's eyes. Khaki alone would stamp It as different . . . khaki, the symbol of British manhood's magnifi cent uprising .... a symbol that makes ono value one's citizenship with grateful pride. Many other aspects of life, fresh to me but familiar enough to you, bear witness to changes. What Bri tain has done here at home, how Bri tons have sprung forward at her call from all corners of the Empire, how private folk everywhero have given their money and their toil to aid in countloss ways—these are matters of which the thought lies too deep for facile speech. Yet in one very im portant aspect there is, 1 think, little change. Wo are as certain as ever; that wo shall beat tho Germans soundly. We are as determ...
BOORT TROTTING CLUB. THE FINANCIAL STATEMENT. THE BALANCE-SHEET LACKS DETAILED INFORMATION. SECRETARY CRITICISED: MANY INTERESTING POINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
BOORT T ROTTING CLUB. THE FINANCIAL STATEMENT. THE BALANCE-SHEET LACKS DETAILED INFORMATION. SECRETARY CRITICISED: MANY INTERESTING POINTS. A committee meeting of the Boort Trotting Club was held at the Railway Hotel, Boort, on Saturday evening, for the purpose of receiv- 1 ing and dealing with the financial statement in connection with the rccent meeting in aid of the Boort Branch of the Red Cross Society. The President (Mr W. H. Elliott) presided, and there were also pre sent—Messrs Proctor, Robertson, Beer, and the Secretary (Mr R. R. Irving). Ncgloctou. - The public will at once noticc tliat the meeting was an exceedingly small one, as far as actual numbers were concerned, but this is purely attributed to the fact that the secre tary neglected to notify cach mem ber of the committee that a meeting was being held to deal with the financial statement. Sound Business Ethics. The late Speaker of the House of Commons (Sir Edward Gully), who is the recognised authority, has laid it do...
FACT and COMMENT. The Quail Season. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
FACT and COMMENT. | Tho Quail Season. The quail season will opon on 1st April. A limit of 15 brncc per day has ' been fixed, and marketing" is pro hibited. Buslmosa Mooting. A business meeting of tfeo local branch of the Red Cross Society will bo held at the Mechanic's Hall to morrow (Friday) at 8 p.m. Business is important and a large attendance is requested. Church of Christ. A special service will be held on Sunday afternoon next in connection with the Bible School, at which a col lection for the funds of the British and Foreign Bible Society will be taken up. A dialogue will be rendered, the several characters representing the Allies, amongst whom this world wide society has done magnificent work, as well as to our own troops. In the evening Mr Whately will preach a sermon from the subject, "Without the Bible ; What?" A good attendance is invited. A Gift Afternoon. A gift afternoon, in aid of the Boort branch of the Red Cross Society and the Mechanics' piano fund, will be held o...
Ladies' Letter. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
Ladies' Letter "Whenever you hear that t,a venturous spirits have just the usual 'I wills,' if you've any left lor feminine curiosity undtr tae-.» tight waists they make you ^ nowadays, you wonder how they gm came to meet, ana where it was ho realised she must he his little too turns for ever. Well, in the ca% ^ young Lord Loughborough, who \15 married at Cairo the other day, details arc frightfully romantic, a background of ArroagoMon an>l a nasty noise of guns going on all ^ time. Lord Loughborough, who is Karl of Uosslyn's heir, anil an offittr in tho R.N.V.R., has been at the tiar dandles, and so has a certain Tommv Kangaroo, a member 01 the Australia's Contingent. Miss Sheila Chisholm is this soldier's sister, and she journeys,! with her mother all the way (rw. Sydney to he near her brother, h Cairo she met Lord Loughboroush. who was wounded, and—w*U, fa» orange-blossoming went off without a hitch." Our men-folk declare that they were never so overwhelmingly aware ot feminin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
Publio Notice. OUR Spring Showing - -)S Distinct, la Spring Dross Goods the most charming O^lfSbccn worked out for fashionable Robes. Those will prove '^-y lady who calls. In Spring Milliuory the styles are full of graceful!ooss as becometh the spring season. tS1?* • 'iVrocoijnised as a clas* to itself, and this spring you should 0=r«lil:n°?,Ur displays. We ex ten 1 an invitation to yon. Miss Cameron, the house of fashion, boort COMMERCIAL HOTEL, BOORT. I Under New Management. the LEADING HOSTELRY IN THE NORTti. Xbe Commercial Travellers' Authorised- Home. Accommodation First-class, and al! Liquors of the Leading Brands. Excellent Stabling for Horses. DLi-illP iS J. dalgleish, Proprietor. "The Luxuries of Yesterday are the Necessities of To-tfau." Boort MotorQarage FORDS! FOROS! FORDS! [HAVE swurt.1 the Agency direct from Tarrants for Fords, Fiats, Sun I h.iiBi, S-.ngor, and Rover Curs, also the Coinraar and Republic Lorry. Offers bvi!;od now for Districts of Boort, Lake Manual, Bar...
Power of the Press. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
Power of tho Press. I The Press is, without doubt, t;, most wonderful and most powni organisation in the wodd. Its i: flueuce is undoubted and is a r cognised factor in every sphere &lt; life. To-day it can be truttfallj said that the British Press is one, if not the greatest, of institute in the Empire, It is the people's watch-dog, so to speak, but always maintaining a dignified attitude and a high standard of journal:;} The freedom of the Press is tie only sound foundation upo;:v,b::a the future destiny of the Coaco: wealth can be built upon. The Press must not be muzz1ed ; public facts and comment must a!'.n;i play a most prominent part i^ the ' life of any community. Men, who take upon themselves public re sponsibilities, are open tocriti::;:; they must expect it, and if it is warranted the criticism my he severe and searching. The po~er of the Press ha? revolutionist public affairs, and has been re sponsible from time tj time, when the X-rays of the pen, jh?r i2r;i;5 o...
Church Services.—March 19. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
Church Services.—March 19. Catholic Church.—Boort late. Church of England.—Boort 11 am. (H.c.) and 7.30 p.m. Catumnal, 3 p m. Presbyterian Church.—Boort 11 a.m. Durham Ox 3 p.m. Pyramid Hill 7.80p.m.—Kev. E. Eldridge. Church of Christ.—Boort, 11 a.m. ; 2.30 p.m., Bible Class ; 7.30p.m., Gospel Service.—Mr R. K. Whately. Methodist Church.—Boort 11, Rev. Richardson.; and 7.30, Mr McLaren. Catumnal 3 (Harvest Festival), Rev. H. Richardson. Yando 3, Mr McLaren. Lake Marmal 3, supply. Minmindie 7.30, Rev. H. Richardson. Meetings during the week—Prayer, Monday ; Choir Practice, Wednesday ; Endeavor, Thursday. All at 8 o'clock.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
Public Notices. WE DO NOT HUSTLE OVER FILLINGS. Treating a tooth that has to be filled is an operation demanding 'great care aid patience. Unless the cavity ia thoroughly cleansed, all the decayed dentine removed, the chances sre'tthat it will abscess and be lost for ever. Tooth treatment takes time. Until we are absolutely certain that the cavity is "right," we do not begin filling. Then our expert knowledge operates. That is the reason why a Coventry Filling never gives trouble —never fails out—and lasts as long as the tooth itself. Let us Examine Your Teeth— it will certainly 1'ay You. C. W. COVENTRY, R.D.S., Surgeon Dentist Permanent Surgery at Wycheproof. WILL VISIT BOORT EVERY PALE DAY, And may be Consulted at Clements' Railway Terminus Hotel from 11 a.m. "THE NORTHERN DISTRICT STANDARD." Subscription Rates (if paid in advance)Quarterly, 3s ; Half yearly, 6s ; Yearly, 12s. If booked and posted .—Quarterly. 3s 06 Half-yearly, 7s ; Yearly, 14s. If You are not a Subscriber, Enrol...
Bracelet Trot. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
Bracolot Trot. At a meeting of the Boort Trotting Club on Saturday evening last the President (Mr W. H. Elliott, in a nea' little speech, handed over the bracelet, which he had donated, to the winner of the trot, Mr J. Proctor. The recipient suitably acknowledged. Wing field & Son. Messrs W. H. Wingfield & Son, of Boort, are holding a special show of autumn and winter millinery and dress goods on March 24. The goods embrace the very latest in the world of fashion, and the firm extends an invitation to come in and make an inspection of the new season's good*.
NORTHERN DISTRICT STANDARD with which is incorporated the Boort Standard, Korong Vale Lance, and Quambatook Herald. Interesting reading matter will be found on our sixth page. Thursday, March 9. COMING OF CONSCRIPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
with which is incorporated the Boort Standard, KoronjVale Lance, and Quam J batook Herald. I" Interesting reading matter will be found on our sixth page. Thursday, Maich 9. COMING OF CONSCRIPTION. Never was Australia more deter mined than to-day to fight on till German militarism is crushed. When war was declared, the most ardent of those who were so situated that they could yield prompt obedi ence to a generous impulse, enlisted. From time to time, as the way opened, others fired by the same spirit followed their example. Gradually, however, a sense of un easiness took possession of the pub lic mind. A great war has shattered many of the delusions we hugged during a long peace. Faith in the voluntary system has passed ; Great Britain has abandoned it, Australia has to determine its attitude in rela tion to it. Two questions have to be answered. One, can wc raise the promised army of 300,000 men by June without conscription ? second, is the present method of raising forces just. ? T...
Ballad of the Huns. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
Ballad of the Huns. In Wetteren Hospital, Flanders, the writer saw a little peasant girl dying from the bayonet wounds in her back which the Hun 6oldiers had given her. Cain slow only a brother, A lad who was fair and strong, His murder was careless and honest. A heated and sudden wrong. And Judas was kindly and pleasant. For he snared an invincible man. But you—you have spitted the chil dren, As they toddled and stumbled and ran. She heard you sing on the high road, She thought you wero gallant and gay; Such men as the peasants of Flan ders: The friends of a child at play. She saw tho sun on your helmets, The sparkle of glancing light; She saw your bayonets flashing, And she laughed at your Prussian might Then you gave her death for her laughter. As you looked on her mischievous face. You hated the tiny peasant, With the hate, of your famous race. You were not frenzied and angry; You wero cold and efficient and keen. Your thrust was as thorough and deadly As the stroke of a faithfu...
IMAGINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
IMAGINATION. It was at Christmas-tido we met, (All, I remember well our meeting)* And slie, though slio was mamma's pet, Was also what you'd call a sweet ing. We danced together twice or thrice; 1 found my dancing did not bore her; I knew she thought me rather nice, And I was plainly her adorer. In the soft radiance of her smile There' was a sort of golden glory; We in ft corner talked awhile, Then sought the dim conservatory. "I see no mistletoe," 1 said, Within my eyes rapt adoration; She murmured, aa slio raised her head, "Trav, where is your imagination?" —Clinton Scollnrd, in "Life." First Passenger; They say the next war will be between the two great yel low races. Second Passengers: Yellow races? First Passenger: Yes; Japan and j the United States.
From Various Sources. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 16 March 1916
From Various Sources. Under the heading of "Swedish prophecy" there has been printed a cable message saying that it is ru mored in Swedish shipping circles that tho German Navy will conic out and light before March 22. Since evory coucoivablo kind ,of prophecy is practised dally by tho majority of tho population concerning the war, thero seems to be no adequate reason why n little Swedish should not be mixed with It. Scottish prophecy seems to grow more optimistic with every look into tho glass. Carlton prophecy ga7.es hopefully across the foam, and after each gaze the outlook seems brighter. Guinness's Dublin prophecy .braces up the heart to bear present misfortunes and encourages it to expect early victories. French prophecies—particularly those utter ed by the great seer Goulet in 1904— Induce a positively roseate tinge in your contemplations. The Italian pro phecies promulgated from Vermouth create a deep-seated conviction of ul timate success. If you top up with a littlo Swedis...