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THE PRODUCE STALL. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 11 October 1912
The Produce Stall, By C. Swan, Grade VIII. The State school children are going to hold a bazaar in November. They are having a number of stalls, one of them being the produce stall. At thiB stall there will be all kinds of vegetables, fruit, and we will hare bags of wheat, oats, barley, (that is, if we can get some) and if the people like to buy them they will go to that stall and get them. The money that we raise will go towards some shelter sheds for the sehooL The children are working very hard for it and are getting others outside the school to help them in any wdy they caD. Theie will be two boys picked out to take charge of the prodnce stall. Last year we held a bazarr and did not expect to raise five pounds and when it was over we got a great sur prise and found we had cleared fifteen pounds and we hope we raise twenty pounds - this time. If we do the Department will give us another twenty ponnds. i
THE VEGETABLE STALL. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 11 October 1912
? The Vegetahive Stall. By Baden Brown, Grade VL The boys and girls are planting vegetables and getting other things for the bazaar, - Willie Shields and I are giving shallots and other lx-ys and girls are giving other vegetables. The girls are making fancy work for the bazaar and other girls are making other things. Fred Hopkins is going to give some cabbages and other vegetables. If we get enough money we will get shelter sheds built. We i have one shelter shed already bat that is not enough. I
THE FLOWER STALL. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 11 October 1912
The Fr.owEE St.vi.i,. By Alice Hardy, Grade V. We are in hopes that we may have a nice lot of flowers. We have been promised some nice flowers al ready but we hope to get a lot more Mr Hopkins is going to give a nice lot of pot plants towards the flower stall. We hope that we will get a lot more pot plants. Some of the girls are going to make a nice lot of bouquets to sell. I hope we will get enough money to put up another shelter shed.
SWEET PEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 11 October 1912
Sweet Peas, By L. Andrews, Grade VI. Sweet peas have a very pretty blossom. Mr Nedwell gave some sweet pea plants to some of the chil dren of the school. 1 was one that got some, and I planted some at home and some at the school. The ones X toot tiome X put superphos phate round and they are growing very well. They are up about two feet and will soon be blossoming. The ones at the school are not grow ing at all.
BEAKS OF BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 11 October 1912
Beaks of dirds. By Willie Lyle, Grade IV. The magpie has a very hard straight beak. The hawk is a very clever bird. It can carry an animals is its beak. Its beak is very hard. Ifcns with itu beak that it tears the flesh of the animals it catchte. The J ? U ? LI ? i- L ? 1, ? J ? ? !i UUU& JUCi3 & (J1U UU UMU Lb UOtJtt it for catching small insects in the water. It takes the insects in and then strains the mud out through the ?little strainers along the side of its beak. The snipe has a very long beak for catching insects in the water. The pelican has a strong beak with a pouch under it. It feeds on fish and other insects in the water.
Electric Lighting. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 11 October 1912
Electric Lighting. At the meeting of the Avon Shire Council on Monday tbe question of lighting Stratford with electricity was brought forward by Cr Carter. The President (Cr. Taylor) said that he had inspected the Lister automatic electric lighting plant at TJ.rnral Shnup and was creatlv pleased with it. It appeared to be a scheme that had solved the problem of electric lighting for small country towns. If he was a resident of Strat ford he would not rest contented until j it was iastalled. Cr. Carter gave notice that he would move at next meeting that tenders be called for lighting the township with electricity.
THE FANCY GOODS STALL. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 11 October 1912
The Fasct Goops Stall. By Myrtle Mas well, Grade V, We expect to have a lot of things in the fancy work stall- All the ..j»irlgv jjjk the upper grades are doing fancy Work. Some of the smaller %iris arej. helping to get a lot of things ?for the fancy stall. The bazaar is to held on 7th November. Some of t fits' people are going to give fancy work for the bazaar. We all hope it will be a success as we want more : shelter sheds.-- . F-y»*. ©very- pound -we raise the Department gives ns another pound.
Correspondence. WATTLE DESTRUCTION. TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 11 October 1912
Correspondence. WATTLE DESTRUCTION. TO THE EDITOR. Sir, — I thought the attack made by letter writers in yonr paper on the trustees of the ' Knob,' would have forced them to take the public into their confidence. I trust things are not as pointed out — the beauty of the place marred, and some of the trustees obtaining- personal benefit W Vi tt koa flia Ppnorraaa UUtJicuy . lij -w Association not moved in the matter sooner. Have they so exhausted themselves over tbe late election that' tbay have not a kick left *? , The ' Knob,' trustees should not forget the lesson of that election, but come out from under the thimble and ex plain themselves to an expectant public, I am sir, yours etc:. A WOT L iUEK.
THE BOER. WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 11 October 1912
The Boep. War. Bt Sidney Barnett, Grade VI. | Not long ago there was a war called the Boer war. The war started in South Africa. The British were coming from England to South Africa to take np land for farms, | but the people that had come from I Holland and settled there, didn't like ! the English coming. They, tried to j drive the British oat and the war ! started. The British sent for soldiers all over their dominions to come and help them to beat the Boers. The British took all South Africa and made peace with the Beers.
Valedictory. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 11 October 1912
Valedictory. ? ♦ ? Despite the desire of Mrs Mayhew, of ' Nerrina,' and family, to avoid anything in the nature of a public send-off, the members of the Strat ford Chuch of England felt that they could not allow the family to depart without some little cemonstraiion. With this object in view MrsMayhew and family were invited to a social 1 it. Tfc- ? i_ rr_n ? O1 ? evening at toe ransn nan an xues day evening last, when a large num ber of tbeir friends and wellwisbera foregathered. Rev. W T. Prentic© presided, and in an appropriate speech deplored the removal of so many church- working families from onr midst, and none would be missed more than the family about to leave, not missed .alone from church circlea in Stratford, but throughout the district. He trusted the removal would be temporary, and that Mrs Mayhew and family would return to Stratford soon, much benefited by their holiday. He could assure them there was al ways a hearty welcome awaiting here at any time. Messrs T. S. Kn...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 11 October 1912
BEREAVEMENT NOTICE, Miss C. A. Riley, Briagolong, wishes to thank her many friends for their kindness and sympathy, also for letters and floral tributes on the occasion of her recent sad bereavement. Also Dr. Bona for attendance and great kindness in the case. IN MEMORIAM. &nbsp; &nbsp; Lambert.— -In loving memory of my dear husband, Robert Lambert, who died October 9, 1911. &nbsp; 'Tis sweet .to know we'll meet again, Where; parting^is 110 more ; And that, the one I loved so dear, ' . Has only gone before. — Inserted by his loving wife, Elizabeth Lambert. &nbsp; THE - Published Weekly. ' For the cause that lacks assistance, For the wrong that needs resistance, For the future in the distance, . And the gooot that we can do.' FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1912. .
District Notes. BRIAGOLONG. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
? District Notes. \ i ? ? ♦ ? BRIAGOLONG. i The Sale of Work and Stock and Produce '''ale, recently held at Bri agolong in reduction of the debt oa the Cburcb of Eng'and was highly successful. On Wednesday afternoon, September 25th, the sale of wor k was formerly declared open by Mrs Mills, of ' Powerscourr,'' who was accomnanied bv . Mr Wills. The Rector in asking Mrs Mills to perform this ceremony, briefly refeMedto t.be purpose of (he Sale and dwelt rcpoa the interest Mrs Mills always toot part in the affairs of the Briagolong church. Her presence that afternoott wa9 another indication of her love for the work of the church. Mrs Mills then, with a happy and very appropriate speech, emphasised ' the importance of working for the church and the good results to be- obtained by all working together as they did at Briagolong. She loved to come into their midst to help them in such a worthy effort, and expressed, the hope that the Sale of Work would prove very successful. Ske had much ...
Church Services. SUNDAY NEXT. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
Church Services. — — ; — ? ? - Sunday Next. . Church of England. — Stratford 1 1 (h*.c ), Briagolong 7.30. (Church anni versary). — Rev. W, T. Prentice. tratford 7.30. — Student, Collec tions in Stratford for Home Mission Fund; Presbyterian Cbureh. — Stratford 7,30, Perry Bridge 3,— Rev F. G, H, Brajdy. Valencia- Creek 11, Briago long 3. — Mr Little. Methodist Church. — Stratford 11, Mr J. M. Burr ; 7.30, Mr W. Pearce, Maffra 3, Rev Lawton; 7.30, Mr J. M.- Barr. Boisdale 2.15, Mr Burr; 7.30, Mr Richards. Clydeb&ak 2.30, Supply.
THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
THE TURF. The Caufield Cup will be run to-morrow- Now that Wilari has been scratched I like Royal Scotch, and will anticipate the judge's ver dict, as under : — ROYAL SCOTCH- ... ... 1 FLAVIAN ? ? ? ... 2 GOLDEN POINT or FLAITH 3 Grancl Canary, the dam of Tra falgar, died while foaling at her owners' station. Bringenbrong. on Tuesday morning. Grand Canary was the property of Messrs P. and W. Mitchell, owners of Trafalgar.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
CRICKET. ' ' The annual meeting of the Strat ford Cricket Club waB held on Thursday evening. 10th inst,, the' Rev. F. G. H. Brady occupying the chair The balance sheet f^p the past season showed that the receipts were £20/10/, and the expenses £14/19/, leaving a credit balance of £5/11 /. The following office-bearers were elected : — President, — Mr E. 0. Francis. V ice-Jrresidents. — Messrs Joan Lee and C. Stewart. General Committee. — Messrs V. Latham, E. H- Smith. R. Swan, D, Crowe and G. L. Thomas. Selector. — Mr S. M. Allen. Delegate. — Mr E. H. Smith. * Secretary anil Treasurer, — Mr E. D. Lewis. It was resolved, on the motion of Messrs E. H. Smith and E. D. Lewis, that the annual subscription be 5/. Mr E, H. Smith moved, and Mr D, Crowe seconded, that the Strat ford club. enter both the Avon and the Senior Competitions. — Carried. On the motion of Messrs E. H. Smith and A. C. Thomson, it was decided that a record be placed on the minutes of the club's apprecia tion of the ser...
The Mantle of Hood. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
The Mantle of Hood. Bill Brownrigggwas a cricketer, Avho played for Hay-cum-Clover. While tak ing on his bike a 'run,' he 'bowled a maiden over.' He found she wasn't injured, left his 'cycle in a thicket; then, in the gloam, he saw her home. They parted 'at the wicket!' Bill called .next day— a Avarm June morn — 'twas good to be alive. His gig — quite; new— just seated tAvo. They had 'a lovely . drive.' Bill thought Avith joy: 'If I Avith her can only make a 'match,' I think for me 'twill really be a very brilliant catch.' ' But when Bill called to see her pa — stern, mus cular, and stout — his ardent dreams gave place to screams. Her father 'ran him out ' Bill's hopes are dash ed, his. front teeth smashed, he's fair ly in the dumps. The dentist stands, Avitli forcepp'd hands — it's time 1 to 'draw the stumps!'