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LAW RELATING TO NEWS PAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 8 December 1914
LAW F ELMir C- 1C IUVtS. PAPERS. 1: Subscribers who do n&lt;*|[^"\ express notice to the contr ry are considered as wishing to Continue their subscription. 2. If subscribers order the dis: continuance of their periodicals, the publisher may continue to send tlie:n until Arrears are paid. 3. If subscribers refuse or neglect to take periodicals from the office to which they are directed, they are Responsible until they have settled :als to be discontinued. 4. If subscribers remove to othei places without informing the pub lishers, and the papers are sent to heir former direction, the sub cribers ere responsible. 5. The courts have decided that " refusing to take periodicals from the office, or removing or leaving them uncalled for, is prima facia evidence of intentional Fraud." 6. If subscribers pay in advance for a periodical, -they are bound to give Notice-to the publisher at the end of the time that they do not wish to continue taking it, other wise the publisher is authori...
ROUND THE DISTRICT. GLENROWAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
BoIltiU I HE UlSlKllT GLENROWAN. At the annual examination for merit and qualifying certificates the following children attending the Glenrowan school were successful : — Merit certificates—Ellen Agnes Lee, Winifred R. Brennan ; pen ding, Annie Williamson, allowed another trial in one subject. Quali fying certificate—Mary Smith. The following articles have been despatched from the Glenrowan school to the Montague depot at the Victorian State Schools Patrio tic League :—Seven handkerchiefs (Mrs H. Williams) ; 24 hander chiefs (Miss Mary Smith) ; two towels and three pillow cases (Miss W. Brennnn ; one pair men's knitted socks (Miss Ellen Lee) ; one towel (Miss Dosie Keir) ; one towel (Miss Eily Dwyer) ; one pillow case (Miss G. Sheldon) ; 10 pairs mittens, knitted by school children and Mrs G. Lee. At a meeting of the Glenrowan Rifle Club on Saturday night it was unanimously resolved to make a presentation, probably a wristlet watch, to one of the members, Mr W. Johnson, who has join...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
"Natura" Home Treatment for Women and Children. Will Indies kindly note that the next visit lo Benalla of the lady representa tive of the "Natura" Health Co., Mel bourne, will take place on TUESDAY 22nd DECEMBER, when she may be seen at the Benalla Hotel from 10 to 8 on Tuesday ; 10 to 6 Wednesday. Ladies in ill-health are strongly advised to con sult her and learn how good health may be restored to you by means of the wonderful "Natura" Home Treat ment, that has cured so many thousands of women and girls of troubles peculiar to their sex. The consultation will cost them nothing, and may save them years of unnecessary pain and misery. Meanwhile send 2d. postage for. free Henlth Guide for Women and Girls to Dept. BEI, "Natura" Health Co., 49 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. Only Victoriaii Address For Bronchial Coughs, take Woods' Great Peppermint Care 1 5 [T. L Willis, SADDLER, BRIDGE - STREET, BENALLA. (Next Watt3, Turubull & Co.) The Oldest Established Snddler in Benalla—over ...
Plain English. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
Plain English. Mrs. Banks was gettitig ready to go out. Her patient husband waited iti the doorway, watching her complete her toilet. By the extra ordinary contortions of her neck, he concluded that sb2 was trying to get a gliuipse of the back of her new blouse, and by the tense lines about her face he concluded her mouth was full of pius, "Uraph—goof—suff—sb—ffspog she asked. "Yes, dear," he agreed. "It looks nil right " 'Ouff—wun—so— gs—mf—ugh— ight?," was her next Temark. " Perhaps it would look better if you did that" he nodded ; "but it fits very nicely as it is." She gasped and emptied the pins iulo her hands. ''I've asked you twice to raise the blinds so that I can get more lignt, James." she said. ' Can't you understand plain English."
The Belgian Meat Fund. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
The Belgian Meat Fund. Messrs Watts, Turnbull and Co. report having sold on behalf of the above fund stock donated by the following clients at the sale on Thursday last, viz. :—1 fat heife? donated by Mr A. McNicholson, butcher, of Benalla, realised £1 15s ; 3 fat sheep drafted by Messrs j Thos. Lee and Sons, of Winton; purchaser being Messrs Spriggs and Porter, butchers, of Benalla,1 who donated the sheep back to the fund. They were purchased by Messrs McNamara and Co., who donated them back again. Watts, Tnrnbull and Co. then purchased it. the final purchaser being Mr A. McNicholson, butcher, of Benalla, Another sheep was donated by Mr W. Green, of Winton. Mr G. B. Little donated a poddy, the total sum realised by the fund being j£20 Is 5d. Watts, Turnbull and Co. will be pleased to receive con signments at future sales for the above fund, The stock aw sold, entirely free of expenses, • )
THE MARKETS. LOCAL MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
I THE MARKETS. I.OCAI, MARKETS. MeserB Watts, Turnbull & Co., reports having held the.ir usual fortnightly sale at the Corporation Yards, Benalla, on Tuesdiiy, 8th inst. We had a large yarding of all classes of stock, including a heavy Bupply of fat lambs and sheep. There was a good attend ance of buyers, who operated freely in all classes of stock. Wo had buyers from Sydney who operated for store cattle, consequently we effected a total clearance at highly satisfactory prices. The market may be considered one of the best held for some considerable time. Cattle.—A. good supply forward ed. Fat cow? ,£6 7/ to .£10 17/6. 'Hillocks £1 to £\1 15/, heifers.£7 5/ to £9, light cows £4 to £5 15/. •Stores : Bullocks (.4 and 5 years, t;ood sortB) £5 11/, others £3 10/ to £4 10/, heifers (3 yrs) £2 11/. steers (2}4 to 3 years) £3 10/, steers and heifers (18 month") £ I 10/ to £l 16, poddies 10/ odd lota 5./. Sheep —We had a large yarding of fat Bheep and lambs, which met with keen compe...
LAW RELATING TO NEWS PAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
LAW RELATING. 10 NEWS PAPERS. 1. Subscribers who do nu [fglv express notice to the contr ry are considered as wishing to Continue their subscription. 2. If subscribers order the dis continuance of their periodicals, the publisher may continue to send them until Arrears are paid. 3. If subscribers refuse or neglect to take periodicals from the office to which they are directed, they^are Responsible until they have settled ;als to be discontinued. 4. If subscribers remove to othei places without informing the pub l llshers, and the papers are sent to heir former direction, the sub cribers are responsible. 5. The courts have decided that "refusing to take periodicals from the office, or removing or leaving them uncalled for, is prima facia evidence of intentional Fraud.' ' 6. If subscribers pay in advance for a periodical, they are bound to give Notice to the publisher at the end of the time that they do not wish to continue taking it, other wise the publisher is authorised to send on,...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
Family Circle DEATH. WARULK.— On 9tli Decemhor, at liis moiher's residence, National hotel, Victorin St., Richmond. Hubert (Tim), beloveil sou of Jane and the late -Charles Wardlc ; aged 4 years 9 months. The Funeral wiU leave the Railway Station on the anival of the Melbourne train TO-DAY at 11 30 a.m. for the place of interment, the Bennlla Cemetery
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
I i.!i •. i ■ i i i.i i.I.I22E32S TO THE EDITOR. Sir,—It is not surprising that | our council feel unequal to deciding the future lighting Bystem for our town without first hearing the voice of the ratepayers at a public meet ing. Ttie question is weighty. Its final decision by the council will influence the town's future con siderably. Il will bind the town hard and fast to a system for a life time. Which is the best for now and all time, Gas or Electricity? The pros, and cons, of the rival systems are argued by experts. Sometimes common sense and sound non-expert judgment counts con siderably. The townspeople must wake up to the possibilities and help decide. Our shire engineer has uo doubt gone into matters concerning our rival systems in his 'usual thorough and business-like mauner. He will no doubt attend the meeting and help things by giv iug his view. Expert advice is helpful. Albury, I believe, is act ing on the advice of a New South Wales Government electrical expert. The c...
Trunk Telephone [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
Trunk Telephone In connection with the trunk tele phone, the following rates are to be charged for conversation be tween Benalla and other towns nected:— Between 7p.m, 7p.Tn.a8a.tn Add. First Add 3 rain. 3 min. 3tnln 1/4 lOd 8d 9d 6d Sd 5d 4d 3d 3d 3d 3d 2d 2d 2d 2d 2d 2d 2d 2d 2d 3d 4d 3d 6d 4d 3d fid 4d 3d 9d 6d 5d 6d 4d 3d 9d 6d Sd 6d 4d 3d 2d 2d 2d 2d 2d 2d 3d 3d 3d 5d 4d 3d 3d 4d 3d - 3d 4d 3d ' 3d 4d 3d 5d 4d 3d 5d 4d 3d 6d 4d 3d 6(1 &lt;t d 3d 1/4 lOd 8 1/4 lOd Sd 1/ 8d 6d 9d 6d 5d 9d 6d 5d 6d 4d 3d 9d 6d 53 Melhouroe .. Seymour Euroa Violet Towd Baddu^itmle Win ton Glenrowon ... Wangaratta ... CInltern Spriugliurst... WodoDga Beechworth ... Wahgunyah... Ruthergleu ... Nooramunga Goorambat ... Devenish Thoona Bungeet West St. James Lake Rowan... ' Tutigamah .. Wtihy Telford VarrawoDRn... Shepparton . Dookie Tallangatta ... Albury Coroiva Mulwala Berrigan 8a.m. a First .:min. • 1/10 ■ 1/ 6d 3d 2d 2d 2&lt;\ 4d 9A f I 3 / M 3/ Or] 1A 2d 3* 6d 4>1 4d 4d 6d 6d 8...
THE Benalla Independent. PUBLISHED ON TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS "Stands close to all But leaus on none." FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1914. FEDERAL SALARIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
THE Benalla Itidcpenflem. Published on Toesdav9 and Fridays "Stands close to all But lcaus on none." PRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1914. FEDERAL SALARIES. The heart of the nation must have received a shock when the light of day was turned on to the increase in expenditure in the administrative departments under the Federation, as revealed in the lists placed upon the, table of the House of Repre sentatives on Thursday of last week. It is simply astounding for the people to realise the truth of these estimates, that notwithstanding the fact that the number of employes, omitting temporary hands, has risen from 33.989 to 35,536, the average wage has actually risen from ,£134 to ,£140 Perhaps the worst feature of it all is that this is due eu.irely to increases in the salaries of the higher paid officials in the service. Surely at a time of great stress like the present these increases to the higher paids are altogether out of place. They are not the people who suffer when bread ruus up to 8d. p...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
TO THE EDITOR. I was pleased to see Mr. B. L. Taylor's letter in Tuesday issue.in reply to mine. When I wrote I pointed out that "Ratepayer" in his letter of 1st December stated that electricity was twice as dear as gas. I merely wished to point out by personal experience that electricity was not twice as dear as gas, and il anything, was cheaper. That was my experience, and I think it is the experience of most towDS where electricity has been installed. Now as to the average per month paid by me for gas, I hold the followiug receipts from the Gas Company:— June v ... .. 19/4 July ... 18/6 August ... 15/7 September ... ... 18/4 October .. 16/6 November ... ... 9/4 Total ..1 £* 17/7 £4 17 /7 divided by 6 equals 16 /3 per month. If I should only have paid the Gas Company 14/4J4 per month, I shajl be glad if Mr. Taylor will re fund me the difference. In the above, 5/ is included for mantles, but that so slightly alters the total that it does not affect my contention that electricity is...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
C. D. LAIRD, AGENT, BRIDGE-ST,, BENALLA. Agent for H. V. M'Kay's Sunshine Works I can supply you with all kinds of Machinery. The Sunshine PLOUGHS ami ONE WAY DISC are guaranteed to give every satisfaction. Sunshine Harvester Is so well known comment ia unneces sary. • I Guarantee ALL MACHINERY, and buyers allowed trial before paying. Cash or easy terms. C. D. LAIRD, Bridge-street. Printed and published by the Proprietor, J. H. Elshauq, at The Printing Works, Ntron St. Bfetrelta, In the Statfc of Victoria. Why Should Women Suffer? I : | Old time logic ncceptcd it as a matter of cold fact that women were mnde to suffer from girlhood to the grave. What a monstrous doctrine. A book dealing with the matter of pain and suffering a- [ affecting womenfolk, and which tells how thousands have been restored by a simple home treatment to permanent health after yeers of pain, will be sent free to anyone who cuts out this advt. and sends it to Dept. A. 33, Ladies' College of Health, Phair's Buil...
PARTY ABOVE v PRINCIPLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
PARTY ABOVE v PRINCIPLE. When the stodgy House of political derelicts and obstructionists (styled the Legislative Council ) at tempted to block the Price of Foods Bill the Peacock Government put on a show of injured virtue ; the same Government denounced its attitude. Regarding the pro fessed virtue of their Conservative colleagues in the Lower Chamber as possessing something of a ge nuine ring about it, the Chamber of musty fossils gave way, and for the time being received the blessing of the Assembly—and the electors. All except the middle men and handful of wheat kings, who held more than half the wheat supply of Victoria in the hollow of their bauds, felt the Victorian Government would safeguard the retailer and the consumer from the spoliation of speculators who could rig a market or crush it as they pleased. That which most people had beeu led to regard as an impossibility— viz., Governmental interference in the prices of commodities—had ac tually conic to pass, and at the han...
GAS OR ELECTRICITY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
GA.S OR ffiLEGTRICiTY.' TO THE EDITOR. Sir,—I am in receipt of the fol lowing information, which may at the present juncture be of in terest ;— Watts per hr. 50 C.F. metal filament light consumes 55 25 „ „ „ ,, 30 16 20 12in. fan 50 c.p. 16in. fan 85 c.p. 1000 Watts one unit Anyone interested may easily count the lights burning, watch his meter for an hour and at once make up bis mind as to whether he wants electricity or not; but he should not forget to keep his eye on the meter when there are no lights burning. My meter alleges that it takes 4ft. to burn one point for one hour. The Melbourne City Council holds that electricity at 3y£d per unit is cheaper light than gas at -Is 5d per 1000 feet, but it is the adaptability to other benefits thau light, also its general convenience and cleanliness more than its cheap ness, which makes electricity as DODular asHt is to-dav. HUGH HUU,.
A PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
A PUBLICS.MEETING. A public meeting has been con vened for Tuesday evening next, at the Shire Hall, in order, as we understand it. to allow the ratepay ers an abundant opportunity to express their views upon electricity and gas. After they have expressed those views, what next? Echo answers, what. This is the same Council that, cognisant of the fact that a deputation would be waiting upon that august body at 2 o'clock of last meeting day, deliberately arranged for this public meeting in the morning, or several hours in advance of the interview. It was a case of the Council being a " little too previous." They had actually arranged a meeting that was not desired by the 'J raders' Associal ion. The latter had simply set itself out to provide the Council with a list of probable con sumers of electric light, and thus fulfilled their compact. The Cen tral Riding members went through ■the only data tbat -con~be~rcKardcd ■ as of service to a public meeting, but are they ready to supply tha...
Correspondence. LADIES' SWIMMING BATHS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
Correspondence. i LADIES' SWIMMING BATHS. TO THE EDITOR. Sir,—Will you kindly permit me space in your journal to make a statement in regard to girls bathing, as the paragraph which appeared iu your last issue concerning this matter may create a wrong impression in .the minds of your readers so far as the lady, teachers are concerned. The teachers accept no responsi bility in connection with the swim ming by girls, except during class hours. If parents allow those j daughters who cannot swim to bathe at other hours without super I vision, those parents must take the responsibility. Both the incidents you refer to occurred between 5 and 6 o'clock and on days when classes were not held. There is 110 danger whatsoever during class hours, as teachers realise that they are respon sible for the safety of each swimmer; they know the non-swimmers and do not allow them to enter deep water. As regards want of enthu siasm, I can spenk only for the two schools under my control. Thirty girls, und...
Local and General News. The Sachse Cup. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 11 December 1914
Local and Genera! News. The Saohse Cup. In order to. avoid any misunder standing with regard to the Sachse Cup the bands interested should bear in mind that this will be awarded to the band gaining the highest uumber of points iu the aggregate in the selections, viz., The Water Carrier and Own Choice St. Androvs's Churoh. On Sunday at both services the people of St. Andrew's Church are to have the opportunity of hearing Mr David Unaipon, an Australian aboriginal. Mr Unaipon has ad dressed, and that with great accept ance, some of the leading congre gations of Melbourne, and also the students of the University. Be sides being a man of wide general culture and an excellent speaker, Mr Unaipon is a man of quite out standing ability. As a good many know, he is at present working at an aeroplane planned upon ideas quite his own. Proposed Drill Hall. A Wangaratta contemporary states Mr P. J Moloney, Ins arranged with the Defence De partment for an officer to visit Wangaratta on the 12th i...