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NOTES ON THE GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 30 July 1914
.Notes on the (.tamk. " By Critic." Banvidgee, although they lost to VVhor ouly, put dp a good fig-lit. • The game was not so one-sided as the scores would indicate. Soon after the game started, "Critic" . thought " Mudgee " were going to win, as two goals were put up in quick succession. The red and blacks had the assistance of several players from Yackandandah, among .them being Booth who played with the yellow and blacks two or three years ago. These new players intend visiting Myr tleford next Saturday, and judging by Booth's play he has not forgotten anything since he left here, as doubtless' he played the game of the day. Some fine x3lay was put in by Len Knight, who defended well. The same may be said of YV. Murray, who time after time marked in the sticks. " Big Bill" played his game of tlie sea son ; instead -.of hitting- out of bounds managed Co hit it in the right place. Piazza Bros and Pini als.o worked hard for their side, but lack of system spoils good play. Carroll pr...
Bloodshed in Ireland. London, 27th July. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 30 July 1914
Bloodshed in Ireland. London, 27th July. A gun running venture by the Nationalist Volunteers yesterday i ended in a tragedy On Sunday morning a yacht landed 2500 rifles and 170,000 rounds of ammunition at Howth, on the north si^le of Dublin Bay. The Nationalist Volunteers mean while had cut the telegraph wires, stopping communication with Dub lin. Motorcars were used to con vey the arms into the interior. The police and a party of the Kiug's Own Scottish Borderers ' went to. j Howth in the afternoon and seized a hundred rifles. They were return ing to Dublin, when a crowd of youths followed them throwing stones at and hooting the troops, at the same time giving cheers for John Redmond, The troops fired several volleys. Four persons were killed and scores wounded. Some of the mortally wounded include women and children.
Porepunkah. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 30 July 1914
♦'"VIM"" ' '•*«•>»»■»• >&lt;\ W * lUl w > I IIJI «• Por"op,>ujaTiJk£i.h- . I From Our Correspondent. Tuesday. Cr H. Wallace ou Tuesday after noon presented the prizes won by pupils of the local school to the' /winners of the recent competition essay on IyOcal History. In doing so, Cr Wallace apologised for tbe absence of the president of the Shire (Cr Jones), the donor of the prizes, and said that that gentleman was greatly pleased at the interest that had been taken in the matter by the staff and scholars of Pore punkah school. Cr Wallace was hmself pleased how well the matter had been taken up at Porepunkah, and congratulated the children, on the merit of their work.. He then presented the prizes (two handsome i volumes on Australian history) to the winners, Adrian Kidd and Vera Farrelly. The head teacher (Mr J. A. Cornish) 'thanked Cr Wallace for his complimentary remarks and asked him to convey to the Presi x . dent of the Shire the thanks of the school for h...
Football. OVENS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 30 July 1914
FootbaSi. Ovens Association. On Saturday last, Whorouly team visited Mudgegonga to iplay the locals in the above Association competition. Tne home team was strengthened by the inclusion, of some fresh players, amongst whom was Booth, a one-time Myrtleford player. Though Mud gegonga went off with a lead at the start, and scored a couple of goals, Whorouly afterwards prevailed to the finish, and ul timately won by 41 pts, final scores being —Whorouly 7.19, Mudgegonga 3.2. Next Saturday, Booth and Beatty will play for Mudgegonga against Myi'tleford. Booth played for Myrtleford in the Bright District Association two year's ago, and his clever cool, play was always worth watch ing. His re-appearanse on the Myrtlet'ord ground will be welcomed by all his old ad mirers. B. Piazza is not likely to play, a. strain in the match against Myrtleford last Saturday week proving troublesome. It would be interesting to see Dickenson or Patton matched against Booth about the centre.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 30 July 1914
Obituary. MR. WM. CONNORS&gt; &nbsp; The death occurred at 3 o'clock on Sunday morning, at his home, the Whorouly Hotel, Whorouly, of Mr William Connors. For six months or more he has been in a delicate state of health, and was under the care of Dr Sutton, of Myrtleford, who held out no hopes of his recovery. About three weeks &nbsp; ago his condition became very seri- ous, and notwithstanding the care- ful nursing of his wife he grew weaker and died peacefully. The late Mr Connors was well and &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; popularly known in the Whorouly, Myrtleford, Tarrawingee, Wanga- &nbsp; ratta and Beechworth districts, and general regret will be expressed at his death at the early age of 44 years. He was a son of the late Mr &nbsp; and Mrs Michael Connors of Tarra- wingee, who were amongst the early settlers in that district. He married &nbsp; Miss Conneil, daughter of the late &nbsp; Mr and Mrs Thomas Con...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Hanagan, Newman & Co. | Stock and Station j Agents,. | VICTORIA AND NKW SOUTH S WALES. ! | Government Auctioneers at Wang&- J r&tta and Bright. Head Office: Wantfaratta; branches lit Myrtleford, Moyhu and Bright. Fortnightly Sale® of Sheep & Gattle, and Pigs held at our Yards, Myrtle ford. Periodical Special Sales of Store Cattle on fixed dates. Fortnight sales of Sheep and Cattle, and Pige and Dairy Cattle at the Cor poration Yards, Wang-aratta. Month ly Sales at our Yards, Moyhu. Periodical Horse Sales at Wang-aratta in conjunction with Adamson, Strettle and Co. Clearing- Sales conducted in any part of Victoria or New South Waled. PROPERTIES FOR SALE in Vic toria, New South Wales and Queens land, embracing some of the cheapest places on the market. LOANS.—We make a speoialty of financial business. We have sums from ;£ioo to £100,000, available for broad acre securities, leasehold or freehold, town property, hotel freeholds at from 4 per cent, to 5 p...
SIMPLICITY ITSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Simplicity Itself. There is an English word of six letters of which " la"' is the' middle, is the beginning, and is the end. There is but one*■'& a-." in,sthe whole word. What is it? Answer.—"Island." "L,a." is Lthe middle. -.'J Is,':' is, the beginning. •; •'.And" is the end. ' . ' Don't be satisfied to ' 'keep going.'' Be sure you ar# going somewhere worth going to. ... i One of the first, essentials in suc cess1 itf'frOmV study is continuity'and perseverance. Spasmodic efforts ar^ W9rse than useless, for they not merely fail in their object, but' ttiey weaken will-power as a \yell, , .ajid. diminish instead of strengthen the forcerand grasp of the intellectual faculties. - Putting off an easy thing makes, it, hard, and putting off a hard one makes it impossible. When. Thomas A. '^diso^' the wof 1 d - f a ra o uio n ve n t b r f wisva poor ' newsboy he was experimenting lonav a train, knocked over a bottle of phosphorus, and set the car on fire. The conductor boxed his ear...
GEELONG WAKES UP. PIVOT CITY NOW PROGRESSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
GEELONG WAKES UP. PIVOT CITY NOW PROGRESSIVE. Geelong is awake! A few years ago there was not so very much exagger ation in the story that a person in Moorabool-street at 10 p.m. was liable to be looked upon as a suspect. Now its tram bells chime in harmony with, the dulcet tones from the post office clock at midnight. To accord with the professed sanctity of the city, no doubt, the post-office bells ring out a stanza of something like "Abide With Me." But can it be when no= amorous lover with his lass would dare venture to recline on the grassy slopes? Geelong's by-laws state he must sit erect or walk on. Shops and houses are springing up like mush rooms on the banks of the Barwon. The council has had the long fence around Johnstone Park and the tall flag-pole therein painted. And the "tip" below the Gordon College has almost been filled in. Geelong foot ballers need not now lounge about the streets. They can go to their new club rooms and play ping-pong and drink filtered water to...
SEE IF YOU CAN DO-THIS. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
See if You Ca^-D(3-This;,' 'v:'' Stand up against the side of the' room with- one^ side ;of yottrji^bo^y! directly up agaiust the wall and' your arms held at your side. Then bring your outside foot up until it j is as close as possible to the one that is against the 'wall-—and seej what happens. The result will be'^j that unless you save yourself* in some way you will fall over, for as, the physicists say, your ' centre'" of'f gravity will fall outside your fease.
Chance for the Country Party GRAIN ELEVATORS WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Chance for the Country Party GRAIN ELEVATORS WANTED. Victoria is lagging behind Westralia and New South Wales in respect to grain carriage in bulk. These two widely-divided States are preparing to erect grain silos and elevators, and no doubt they will induce shipping companies to fit up their holds speci ally for the reception of unbagged wheat. Such ships will shun the port of Melbourne until it is brought into line. The grain production of Austra lia is still in its infancy. Distance from the European market hampers its growth. Bulk handling would cut away part of this handicap. The Country Party in Victorian Legisla ture has the chance of its lifetime now to press for grain elevators, while the new Premier is gingerly gathering up the lines of his policy and is in a pliable condition and sen sitive to the promptings of any rea sonable section of his followers. In 1850 only one woman worked for wages to every ten men; now the ra tion is one woman to four men. - A tourist once hap...
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. - The only principle about some peo ple is to make principal without prin ciple.—Sam Mentz. 'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.—George Ade. When you criticise a man he is first takjn aback, and then he takes af front.—W. Tallman. Some folks are like rocking-chairs— full of motion without progress.—Es telle Klauder. A cannibal king recently sent post haste for his doctor "Good gracious, man," the doctor said, "you're in. a dreadful state. What have you been eating?" "Nothing," groaned the sick man, "except a slice of that multi-million aire whose yacht was wrecked on "Cocoanut Reef." "Merciful powers!" the doctor cried. "And I told you under no circum stances to eat anything rich. George, get the saws and axes. We must operate at once." "I'm sorry to confess it," says Madame Joire, one of Paquin's repre sentatives, "but the bodice which "makes the most liberal revelations are going to continue popular for a long time amo...
BALL GAME FOR INDOORS. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Ball Game for Indoors. For this ball game divide the players in two sides, and then form a, ring alternately, so that no two players on one side are together. Put-the . ball on the floor in the centre of the ring. The players now gallop rouud and try to drag their opponents towards the ball. Each player who has touched the i ball must leave the ring, and the game goes on until all of one side are out, when the members of the c}her side are. declared the winners.
LADIES' LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
LADIES' LETTER. The social air is. thick with rumors of matrimonial events to be announc ed at a future date, the most import ant of which will be given out very shortly, between a pair who are in the very forefront of local society, even as their parents were before them. The* girl, who is moneyed and very smart, is the youngest of a large family; the rumored fiance is the son of a former politician. Rela tives of the happy pair are said to be duly enthusiastic about the prospec tive union of these two, which pro mises to be an ideal one in everyway. So they will have their work cut out in answering letters of congratulation, which will simply rain in on them | when the. rumor is confirmed. The proverbial little bird also whis pers of an engagement, news of which is said to have been wafted across seas. The lady in the case is the eldest of a group of pretty sisters. She is at present visiting the old world with her mother. The man, who is a son of one of our late min ing magnates,...
MEASURING THE RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Measuring the Rainfall. The quantity of rain falling at any place is estimated by a'very simple piece of apparatus known as a rain-gauge. The most common form of rain gauge consists of a copper funnel, the area of the mouth of which is accurately known. The rain collected in this funnel flows into a graduated mea sure, which can be very easily con structed by anyone put of a small glass tumbler by pasting on its side a strip of paper, carefully marked off into inches half-inches, i quarters, eighths, and sixteenths, or into inches, tenths and twentieths. Supposing that the area of the | mouth of the of the receiving funnel is five times that of the graduated msasure, then a depth of five inches in the measure would represent a depth, 'of one inch on an area equal to th'at of the aperture of the funnel.
GIRL JUDGE CURES BAD LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Girl Judge Curbs Bad Lan guage. Drastic measures to suppress swearing have .been adopted iti' the Iyittle Commonwealth, Dorset, where delinquent boys and girls conduct their own community. Many of the citizens when first they arrives are'accustomed to lurid lan •' guage. Irately oue of the boys from the north of England was brought before the court for using bad lan- ' guage. Harriet, the girl judge,1 said ^ It is quite possible thiat poo'r . ■—— ;kuows no better, but if the offence is repeated I warn him that he will be punished." At the next court a fresh accusa tion was brought against him, in volving!. leven worse language. When the charge was proved, Harriet said:—"I think perphaps , it would be a good thing if three ' 9 citizens were told off to scrub 's mouth with a nail brush and soap, and then probably His molith will not be guiity of such aii offence again." The citizens were delighted with the proposition, aud the sen tence was inflicted. . It is stated that the boy has n...
Buffalo River Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Buffalo River Rifle Club. The fifth competition for Mr R. Gerry's trophy took place on Satur day when th=re was a'large attend ance of members. The distances were 500 and 600 yds, and the shoot gave W. J. Moore a win on the count back from W. G-. Baty, who is showing fine form of late. Others who shot well up were W. A. Paul, :R. Goodfellow,' J. and W. Sander son. . The next shoot is at 600 and 700 yds, on Sat., Aug. 5, when all members are requested to compete.
Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
Australia. O radiant Land ! o'er whom the Sun's first dawning x . Jfell brightest when God said, " Let there be Light;'"' O'er whom the day liung out its bluest awning .. Whitening to wondrous deeps of stars by night— O Land exultant! on.whose brow reposes . A, queenial coronal than lias been ' wrought From light of pearls and bloom of Eastern roses " - > ...... i" - In all the work-shops of' high Poet thought!— , ■ ■ 0 thou who liast, thy splendid hair en twining, A toil-won wreath where are no blood splashed bays. -s Who standest in a stainless vestment, shining Before the' eyes and lips of love and praise— • *. . , \ O wrought of old in Orient- clime and sunny, With all his richest bounties graced and decked; , ! Thy heart all virgin gold, thy breath all honey, . Supremest work' of greatest Architect! 0 dear and fair! awakened from thy sleep ing . bo late'! The world is breaking into noon; . The eyes that all the morn were dim with weeping ' Smile through tile tears' that will...
The Federal Elections. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 6 August 1914
The Federal Elections. In consequence of an attack of influenza, Mr Ahern, M.H.R , was not able- to address the electors' at Myrtleford on Saturday last, as ad vertised." Mr Ahern has' now suffi ciently recovered to be able to con tinue , his tour,, and will, visit this part of the electorate later on. Mr P. J. Moloney, the ex-mem ber for Indi, and the I^abor candi date- on this occasion, speaks at Moore's Hall on Saturday night next, 10th inst. ' [D. M'Ponafd, iEyrtlel'ord.]