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Shooting. SEYMOUR GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Shooting. SEYMOUR GUN CLUB. The members of the Seymour Gun Club had an exciting after noon's sport on Wednesday. There was a large attendance of members and the shooting was remarkably good. The competition for tie Ballistile Clay-bird Cup, valued at ten guineas, to be won three times by teams of four men aside, was commenced, and Seymour No. 1 Team secured one leg in, the mem bers of the team being Messrs, Dunstan, Nelson, Houqua, and M'Intosh. The following are the individual scores :-H. Dunstan, 4 out of 5; P. Nelson, 1 out of 5; A. Houqua, 3 out of 5; H. M'Intosh. 5 out of 5. Long>vood Team comprising Messrs Tubb, Down, Trelfall and B 'urke, second Scores-F. Tubb. 2out of 5; Down, 3 out of 5; J. Trelfall;3, and J. Bourke 2. Seymour No. 2 Team-Shaddock, Wade, Chapman and Gratton third. Scores-Chapman, 1 out of 5; L. Wade 3, J. Shaddock 2, J. Grattoni 2. TEN POUND STARLING HANDICAP. There were seventeen c ,mpetitors for this event. The birds were strong and lively, and the shoo...
FOOD FOR OLD AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
FOOD FOR OLD AGE. The mere fact of our gradually los iny our teeth as we become old should show the necessity of decreasing the quantity of such loods as require mas tication. With advancieng ago the whole digestive apparatus becomes weakened and the organs are no longer abloe to deal with large quantities of material. For this reason old people should never eat heavy or abundant moals ' The amount of nourishment should be spread out over the day very much as in the eass of an infant, who must be fed more frequently than an adult, because he can only take a small quantity at a time. Old people really do not require any great amount of food. Unlike time baby who is grow ing every day, they are shrinking. They can no longer take much physical ex ercise, though it is important that what little exereisa they can take should be kept up. They cannot work beyond some very light occupation, and therefore they do not need much food for the renewal of tissues. They should have very light, nou...
Hospital Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Hospital Sunday. The Friendly Societies' commit- I tee met on Friday night last. The annual collection totalled £100, and it was agreed to forward £85 IOs to the Kilmore Hospital and put £14 10s towards the cottage hospital fund As the collectors' books were out before it was decided to keep 25 p.c., the members of the com mittee did not think they were just fled in taking 25 p.e. from the dis trict receipts nor deduct the per centage from donations of £1 and over. Therefore 25 p.c. was taken from the total receipts in Seymour. Mr A. Skinner was nominated as a life governor from the Friendly So cieties, and Mr M. Leahy as a dis trict life governor.
BUSINESS MEN'S DIET. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
BUSINESS MEN'S DIET. If one were asked to name the ia ladies from which the town dweller suffers most in comparison with the men and women who live in the coun- try, the list would assuredly begin with indigestion, sleeplessness, and constipa tion. All these are attendant upon city life, its rush, and its conventions. Tate, for example, the first-named, in digestion. The business man begins the day very generally with a heavy breakfast, includ.ng possibly strong coffee. This woukld do him no harm whatever if hlie were going to spend the next few hours as the farmer or country squire generally does, in walk ing er riding. lThe exercise would "work off" the good meal. But the towsmiun hlsteons to a station which is ten minutes' walk distant, or, worse still, gets into a tram that passes his door. Till one o'clock hlie sits still in an atmosphere which is possibly not of the freshest, since his offices are usually in a crowded quarter of the town. Then hlie goes out and takes a meat lu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
How Old is Ann ? Mary is 24 years old. Mary is twice as old as Ann was M AS When Mary was as old as Ann iw so note. How old is A nn. - "u pucae enigacrrc ouio fti re Selling out 'lThe first purchaser, no matter how small the purchase, sending a correct solution of this problem will be sent a Mystetious Miss Maples the entire stock f the South Melbourne storein order to makeroom for te Savings Bank containing five pounds. Two the entire stock of the South Melbourne storein order to maketroom for the hundred additional gifts will be given for the enormous stock which is being taken on to formulate the largest mail order next two hundred correct solutions. ti system which has ever-been taken up in Australia. All these Goods must go without Fail. Just look what we are doing on Tuesday,1j7th July, on the first five of each article sold as shown here. DO NOT HESITATE! Do not Delay! ACT before it is too late. The Best Offer takes . Theme 20 PIANOS! Was £25, NOW ,4 if among the first five s...
"GOD SAVE IRELAND." DEATH OF THE AUTHOR. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
"GOD SAVE IRELAND." DEATH OF THE AUTHOR. The author of "God Save Ireland," and probably the only Mayor who was sent to prison in his robes of office, Mr. T. D. Sullivan, died in his home in Dublin in his 87th year. Mr. Sullivan, who was a brother of the late Mr.. A. M. Sullivan, for many years Whip of the Irish party, and the real founder of the Home Rule movement, wrote the song which eventually became the national anthem of patriotic Irishmen the world over in his great indignation at the execu tion of Allen Larken, and O'Brien, the "Manchester Martyrs"-and men wlho went to their death for the part they played in shooting Police-sergeant Brett in the attack on the prison van. Other of Mr. Sullivan's songs which are as sociated with the history of the con tury are "Murty Hynes" and "A Song. from thl Backwoods." The latter was the occasion of a remarkable in cident in the American Civil War. The Federal forces and the Confederates were encamped on opposite sides of the River Potomac...
Poultry Notes [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Poultry Notes The biscuit makers buy fefur eggs In the spring while .they are cheap, and preserve them for use through out the year. Messrs. Arnott's sys tent of preservation is to break the eggs into tins, freeze them, and keep them in cool chambers. Mr. Craven states that so far this season he has bought 26,900 dozen in Sydney, as compared with 36,000 dozen to the same date last year. -He has not been able to get the quantity this spring, n'otwithstanding that he has paid bd.. to lid. per dozei, as against 6hd. to Sd. per dozen last year. "All our eggs," he says, "ape going to cost us an average of 3d. per dozen more this season, and even at the higher price I have not been able to get all I could have taken. There is no decrease in the supply, but there has been a consi derably greater demand for general consumption owing to the excessive dearness of meat. There has been a very great increase in imports from Adelaide of late, and I myself bought 20,000 dozen in that market." The ...
Terribly Tempted. A SERIAL STORY BY ANNABEL GRAY. CHAPTER XVIII. DETHRONED. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Terribly Tempted: A SERIAL STORY BY _ ANNABEL GRAY. j CHAPTER "VI-1• DE'11itONED. When the next morning Lenore rl covered from ler s coon, and sitting up in her bed realised that all was over between herself and Colonel St.nier, a wave of such sickness and of sorrow swept over her soul, that i~ seemed to carry half her lite away with it. 'Poor Lenore I she looked dazed and shaken enough in all conscience, as she crept to the light, leebly wonder in gwhat had reahy nappened; if she was so wife at all, but merely a sha dow-a wraith- of his past--her idol whoim she hiay have seen for the last time. As she put her hand to her head, she found her hair had gone, that 1i was cut quite colse to her head, as it ...bad beau. once before, when. she: had be'en sent to prison, and she laughed a little, and sat down again to thmink. Was she to be always wronged ? Was she always to suffer?-meet wini cruelty and ingratitude? Art had come to liher tinder angelic guise; art that might have sustained,...
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Tennis A Fleasant afternoon was spent on the town court on Saturday last when a match was played between the Railway and Town members. At their former meeting the Rail wayites had the distinction of com ing out on top, but on this occasion the town members retrieved their lost laurels, so the next contest should be full of interest. Scores: Messrs MacDougall and Powling beat Messrs Gale and Groves ... 9 7 and beat Messrs Bishop and Chal mers... ... 9 6 Messrs Worland and Gill beat Messrs Bishop and Chalmers ... 9 7 and beat Messrs Stanton & Wright 9 4 and lost to Messrs Gale & Groves 8 .9 Messrs Hordern and Oaten lost to Messrs Gale and Groves ... 6 9 and lost to Messrs Chalmerp and Bishop .. .. 8 9 and lost to Messrs Stanton and Wright ..... 7 9
Seymour Water Trust A LIVELY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Seymour Water Trust A LIVELY MEETING. A special meeting of the above rrust was held on Tuesday to con sider the following letter from the Water Supply Department. All the Commissioners were present. The following is the letter referred to: "I beg to inform you that Mr Fen nelly, the engineer to your trust, has submitted for approval a detailed plan, section and specincations for a pumping plant, and in connection therewith I am to inquire whether the Commissioners have decided to abandon further exten sions of the gravitation service in favor of the pumping scheme. Should such be the case a full explanation of the views of the Commissioners thereon is required to enable the question beinmg carefully considered." Corn Ward asked for the minutes to be turned up to see where they were. The secretary read a minute of a previous meeting moved by Corn Ward, to the effect that all resolu tions on the books re duplication of gravitation scheme be rescinded. Corn Tehan : That shows we have a...
Wedding Bells. BOLTON—WHEELER. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Wedding Bells. BOLTON-WHEELER.' -A very pretty and popular wed ding was celebrated at Christ Church, Seymour, on Wednesday afternoon last, when Miss Nellie Wheeler,. second daughter of Mrs Wheeler, of this town, and Mr A. Bolton, also of Seymour, were united in the holy bonds of matri mony. The Rev. G. W. Carter officiated. The church was prettily decor ated by the girl friends of the bride. Two small white gates were placed across the aisle marking off the seats for the guests, whilst a wedding bell was suspended from an arch, and showered the happy couple with confetti as they left the building. The bride, who was given away by Mr Donbrain, wore a pretty gown of radium silk, trimmed with silk lace and pearls. A handsome satin train was worn, finished with lace corners and horse shoes. She wore a wreath and veil, and carried a boquet of chrysanthemums, roses and maidenhair fern. The bridesmaids were Misses Bell and Lydia Bolton, sisters of the bridegroom, who wore pink oriental sat...
Avenel. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Avenel. From our own Correspondent. The many friends of Mrs P. J. Gleeson "Forest Holme" will re gret to learn that she has suffered a severe bereavement in the death of her sister, Miss Maggie Walshe, which occurred at the residence of her mother atMoonee Ponds. The young lady, who was well known by many in this district, had been ailing for some time but her death, which was accelerated by pneumon ia, was not expected. She was at tended during her illness by Dr. Hay and towards the end by Dr. Devine, but all that medical skill could do was of no avail. The fun eral was a private one, the remains being interred in the new Melbourne (Fawkner) cemetery. Mr John Gibson, station master at Avenel, is-about to be promoted and transferred to Gordon on the Ballarat line. Mr Gibson has, during his residence here, created a number of friends, and at a meet ing of these on Monday night, it was decided that the genial S.M. be not allowed to depart without acknowledging in some way, the esteem ...
Catholic Federation. A BRANCH FORMED IN SEYMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Catholic Federation. A BRANCH FORMED IN SEYMOUR. There was a large attendance at St. Mary's Hall, Seymour, on Sat urday afternoon, 20th inst., to hear Mr F. E. O'Connell, the general president of the society, explain the objects and aims of the Catholic Federation movement with the idea of forming a branch in Seymour. The work of the new branch would be that of organisation and the starting of new branches in the dis trict. The branch would be known as the Seymour District Council. At the present time there were in this State 370 branches, which had a membership of 50,000. The movement was also being taken un in South Australia and New South Wales. At the present time the general secretary, Mr T. J. O'B itn was in Tasmania, and was very successful in propagating the inter ests of the society. Also in New Zealand, His Lordship, the Rev. Dr. Cleary, had founded no less than 120 branches. In America the society was prospering and there was a desire there to hold a convention with the v...
Avenel Police Court SOLICITOR THREATENED [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Avenel Police Court SOLICITOR THREATENED At the Avenel 'court of Petty Sessions on Monday, before Messrs Tonkin and Gleeson, J's.P., Chas. Morrow, was 'proceeded'against by J. Minogue, under fraud summons, to show his means and ability to satisfy an order made against him for £13 15s 6d, for rent due for premises. After cross-examination the Bench considered he had had the meansto pay, but.had neglect ed to do so. He was ordered to pay the amount at the rate of 5s per week, in default of any one weekly payment to be imprisoned for seven days. James Donovan was also before the court on a similar charge, ' an order having been obtained against him for £1 13s 9d, at the instance of P. Kelly. The examination proved that Donovan, who is a horse trainer, had been well able to pay the amount due, but refused to do so as he considered be was not indebt ed. The bench held that it was too late to enter a defence on the original order, and ordered that the amount be paid at the rate of 5s a we...
Football. SATURDAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Footbal. SATURDAY'S MATCH1 ES. The third series of matches in the Waranga North-Eastern Association took place on Saturday afternoon last, when the list of matches were as enumerated above. The special train chartered by the Association for the purpose of conveying the travelling teams to their respective destinations was fairly well patron ised. but it is hardly likely that the revenue taken will)be sufficient to cover the amount of guarantee re quired. Results: Murchison (12-15) v. Seymour (5.9) Euroa (5.8) beat Rushworth (1-2) Nagambie (8 6) beat Avenel (7-4) Seymour were not represented by their full strength. on Saturday, when they journeyed to Murchison to try conclusions with the locals. M'Ivor, Powell, Cann, Prince, Gale, Clarkson, Young and Malm berg were among the absentees, and as-these players are practically the pick of the team, it was hardly to be expected that Murchison's colors would be lowered. Seymour, however, put up a gallant stand, the recruits-S.Doyle and O'Ca...
NEWS SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
NEWS SUMMARY. Thiteecn men were found iii an lintel cellar, at Collingwood on Sunday. They were Each fin:d £2. Like a host of other household ne cossities, butter is gradually on the increase in Melbourne. A statemient was made by the Primo Minister in the Houseo of Represen tutives on Wednesday indicating that the elections will be held on September 5.' In considering 'applications for land adjoining the South. Australian border, preferential consideration will be given to thcso settlers who acquired permis sire occupancy rights in 1907. An audacious daylight robbery oc curred in Sydney on Wednesday. A masked man, armed with a revolver, jumped from a motor-ear and stole a box containing over £3000 in cash. It was announced at a mneeting or the Ballarat hospital committee on Wiedne?sday night that the late Mr. George ItRussell, of Skipton, had be quoathed £2000 to the institution. Miss Elsa Stralia (Miss Elsa Fisher, of Melbourne), has been engaged for the Covent Garden opera and al...
A GREAT TRIO. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
A GREAT TRIO. An Englishman, an Irishman, and a Scotsman were one day arguing as to which of. the three countries pos sessed the fastest train. "Well," said the Englishman, "I've been in one of our trains when the telegraph-pdles have appeared to ba like a hedge." "I've seen the milestones appear like tombstones," said the Scot. "Ould yer whist!" said Pat. "1 was one day in a train in my country, and we passed a field of turnips and a field of carrots, and then a field of cabbages and parsley, and then a pond of wa ter, and we were going that quick 1 thought it was broth l"
TEACHING OF CINEMA. [Newspaper Article] — Seymour Express and Goulburn Valley Avenel, Graytown, Nagambie, Tallarook and Yea Advertiser — 26 June 1914
TEACHING OF CINEMA. People who have the cause of edu cation so earnestly at heart as to care nothing at all about my pocket (or yours), have been suggesting lately that the bioscope would make a popue. ]ar substitute for the blackboard in our elementary schools. The ordin ary school curriculum would almost certainly then be extended to include such subjects. as: The Habit's of the Tittlebat, in Peace and War. Pachyderms of the Peloponnesian Peninsula. Half-an-Hour with a Hornet And so on. And knowledge of this kind is not to be exchanged for all the riches of Golconad, as youthfl learners may, in after life, have cc casion to find out for themselves. it is true that large numbers of the male scholars will, mn a few years' tuime, probably be honest British work men, living sturdily on strike pay; while theid sisters will be smahing crockery, agitating for more evenings out, and wondering what to goodness the Old Cat will expect of them next. Still, some of them may want to write ency...