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THE WORLD'S TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 18 February 1910
TillE. T.ORElJP. TIME. When it iu 10 p.m at Melbourrie,.ria. bane, or Sydney, and 3.35 p.m at Adelaide and 8.5 p.mn at IPerth, it is London ... 1:2 noon. New York ... ... 7, a m, San Francisco... ... 4l a.m Auckland ... ... 1140 p.m Hlong oug . .. .. 736 ,, Colombo. ... .. ,, Aden ... ,. ... 210 ,, Ca pe Town. , .. i13:,,
ORDINARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 18 February 1910
QRDINARYl MEETING. I-- n the absence of the newly-elected president, Mr. J. W. Leckiu occupied tlhe c air. The minutes of last. meeting were read and confirmed, on the motion of Messrs G. D. Leckie and Herd. The treasurer reported a debit balance at bank qf £22 16s'8d. Accounts.amounting to £8 13s 4d. were p- asseodor payment. Messrs White and Leckie were ap pointed the bookcommittee, and' Mlessrs. flerd, Curry and A. Armstrong the. billiard committee. Mr. J. W. Leckie said an effort should be at once made to increase the member ship list. lHe suggested that arrange .rments be made so that those persons re siding outside the township" could be supplied with- books without having to come to the library.-The iev. Peck and Messrs Curry and Fox were appointed a committee, on the motion of Messrs J.. W. Leckie and Rudd, to go into the matter, and submit a report. SMr:. Leckie 1iroposed that the sufi of £2 be expended in purchasing books for month of. February.-Seconded, by M?r. ljerd, an...
MAIL EXCHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 18 February 1910
MAli. FXCIIANES. I ?prijpg. the coltljiment of train ser;ice, the Melbourne mail will bQ recoived on W.ednesday and Friday at 1,iO.p.., and des patched samen days at 8.45 p.m. Place. Received. Despatched. Thornton ... Thornton Upper,..6.. nap. 1p.m Darlingford, ... Daily. Daily Jamiesop ... 12.40 p.m "' ,p:m Fawcett ... Ts and I'~s ond Eriday Friday Acherop... 8 S46-p.m 1 pm Taggerty... ..Mn, ed Taee, Thora Buxton and and IMarysvllle Friday Saturday Rhodes p.. Cathkin .. 4 p.m Yea .. 1255 p m Daily afoleswoeth" . beily Late fee .ipbouro 4.1to0 p.m 12.86 Tellarook... . Wed and - RAILWAY PAR?S TP. BTs4TION8. Alexandra. to. lit 2nd. lot nd Station, Single Single Ret'n Ret'rn ".d. s.d. s. d. s. d. Mplblo .. 15810. 10 8 26. 6': 1 0 Rhodes ... 010 0. 6 1 2 0 10 Cathkin, ... 1 10.1 4 2 2 6 Yea ... .. 2 8 6 6 4 '8 Tallarool . 7:, 6 2 12 6. 8 8) Holiday Excursion Faxes to 1st Recee 2nd Return Melboulpe ... ... 21: 7 .. 14 8 Yea ... . .. 5 65 ... 8.11 T alaroak .. ... 10 5. ... 7, .
MEMORANDA. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 18 February 1910
MIaMOIlAND.. Commonwealth Day, Jan 1, H.M Accession. Jan 22 1oprndlctq.of. Australia, Jan 26 8t Patrick's Day, Mar 17 Good Friday, Mar 25, ~aster Monday, Mar 28' St George's Day,. April 23; Prince of; I.Wles' Birthday, June 3 eoparatinn, Day, July 1 Coronation Day, Aug 9 Melbourne Cup Day, Nov. 1; King's Birthday,.Nov, 9 St Andrew.'.Day, Nov 30. Clhrist3rlas ay, 1?ec 25, .oxing D.ay, Dec 26,
Concentrates. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 18 February 1910
Concentrates. That plan is out for stationmiaster's i quarters and railway station. That the P.A is io'ing, 49ag. SThat A. P. Armnj won the Typo graphical Society's handicap, at annual picnic, on January 29. That despite the dryness of season some exceptionally fine fooder crops are to be seen in the shire. That no memory i shaort enouggh to, forget a fanqied, w.g.qug. .out it,.. t:L Leckle, E. Payne and Whitworth h:.vu fenced in their re cently acquired blocks back of show ground. That it- is about time the Women's League (Alexandra Branch) inadA a move in election rqattera, That a stupii,, blA d~S. has occurred. in compiling Federal Rolls. That .ite un..e ot W\n. Hill, a resi dent of .13 years has been excluded. That the determination qf the old and tried ex-representative for Upper Goulburn, Mr T. 1,Iunt, to contest Mernda has ocqasioned surprise. That it is difficult to piik one for AMernda in face of rqcent develop. z)1nt3. ,*.i.L a woman should iitow just enough of politics to...
Alexandra Race Club. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 18 February 1910
Alexandra Race Club. The annual meeting of .nencbers of the above cliu was held on the 9th inst., at IHaker's Freemason's Hotel. Mr'. J. A. Baker (president) occupied tl:o, Lch:air. There wore also present: Meaci " A. Saunders, R. Payne, \. Mounn;cy, ''. A. Fox, J. Q'. Macdonald, G. Payne, secr., E. Klilp.trick, Bazeley, A. E. SLilllman and W. Stillman (secretary). The minutes of last annual mcctini; were read and confirned, on the inotion of Messrs Fox and Saunders. . Mr W. Hill, of Moorlield, wrote apply ing for position of !handicapper.- lic ceived. The balanco-shoot, showing a credit balance of 18s id, wasi read and adopted. Mr. Baker said that all were aware, that the race meeting lastyear lapsed owiin to the inaccessibilily of tlhe cource, con seqiuent upon the building of the railiway. When the members were last called to gether the credit balance at bank was £24 odd.' Since then thero had been ox tra expenditure owing to tl:. slcndid in durements held out by the racecourseo ...
MAKING A BILLIARD BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 18 February 1910
MAKING A BILLIARIA BALL, . 4-- T??w persQens. h. wield at billiard, ice aitre iiaware IlA thc' tiliie, trtuluhi;. land expcnse of uatking Vjc4. ivo;y, tfchert'e. ''ll:p billiard bjill, in its natural. lt.ate is the princlple inlncais of( cj?. fence of an elephait. it time the elecphat hills at. victltll to the vcn turlesocnie hunter, and he parts w?i.ll his titpks, whicih, .a? thle most, vailn able of all his pqsC:,'siOtl, to coni ue'rce. T''htere are different kinds o., iv?'y, and only the finest. are suitahibz fol, mlaking hilliard ~a!lls. 'Th:1 be'st CepeCn fIromi thei santll t,usks, which iarl front 4in. to (11n i.n dcinm'tetr iat the thickest part. ';hqy ' alre sawn into blocks, each . s ?cti,, ?icllg hlrge enough to allow for th turnilng f ain sipgle ball. It takes a long time to plrodluce a billiard ball, anld onily skilled Inlliur is employed. The exact centre of the lttll a flirst discovered by intiatnc ol nacI'cisurtenclntt. The lltcick is then placed in a socket, cdlli on...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 18 February 1910
77-C C- Cz CC CZDDO A 'ARTS O A Visit Will Repay,, O ac - e 3 c-------------- -----3 ----ac o CAN RELY UPON. GETTIN .LSO, LUI;IRICAT[NIN OIL. A7'. The RED HOUSE ALEXANDRA. ?.:!p .. . .. , Q Clarn - :)RAIPERY, CLOTHING, ITC., TO MAKE ROOM FOR AUTUMIN AND WVINTER GOODS. : ryihing Marked > ,own to Lowest For Cash. ARGE SELECTION OF DRESS MATERIALS, PRINTS, ETC. ALL GOODS OF BEST QUALITY. NOW- IS THE. CHANCE FOR BARGAINS. LE STARTS TO-MORROW. DON'T FORGET THIS GREAT. OPPORTUNITY. A. A. GHRI sTr . 256 BOURKE STREET, ME.LBOURNE Ono Door Abovo Swanston Stroot. For Good, Solo Agent for fu?sical Insrlrents.i. COLLIHNMEZIN VIOLINS, Solo Agenit for. These violins are of exquoisite wor-. manship, of most carefully selctled U ssTEland matched ol' seasolned wood, ,`OLA E-. .. so.d are entirely ,hand-oindo. VIOLIN Their ltoe is clharacterised' The gh-rde n- y great sonioroness bril ' Thes-: l: g"-rade - - lin\ce delicacy. sweet strumentg are ersset tially "ness, equality, and Artlsts !, " Viol ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 18 February 1910
he Fa?Etmous etinedly for Srouc itis, neumonia, . onsu ption iThose who have taken this medicine grae:anazed at its splendid healing power. Sufferers from Bronchitis, Cough,. Croup,. Asthma, Difficulty of Breathing, Hoarseness, Pain or Soreness in the Chest, experience delightful and rapid relief; and to those who are subject to Colds on the chest it is invaluable, asit effects a complete cure. It is most comforting in allaying Irritation. in the Throat and giving Strength to the Voice, and it neither allows a Cough nor Asthma to become chronic, nor Consump tion to develop. Consumption is not known where "Coughs" have, on their first appearance, been properly treated with this medicine, No house should be without it, as, taken at the beginning, a dose or two is generally sufficient, and a complete cure.is certain. Small Size, 2;,Q Large Siex, 4 Q So!d by all Chemists and Medicine Vendors, and by W. 0. HEARNE & O?e, Ltd. Ceetonr, Victoria. rorwrA 'rf to any AddreSS, when not ...
Alexandra & Yea Standard. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. NEC TEMERE NEC TIMIDE. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY, 18, 1910. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 18 February 1910
. UB1.SIs-IED EVERY FRIDAY. NEC TEMEItE NEC TIMID.. FRIDAY, FEBRIUARY. 18, 1910. Accounts are ar awaiting at the Receipt and Pay Ofice, to the' following --M. A. Batchelor, It. S. Riehings, J. F. Webb, A. E. Stilhnan and Alexandra Water Trust. No rain fell during the week ended at. 4 o'clock p.m. "yesterday. ' Only 11 points have been recorded thiJ month. The last fifty-six bldcks of the White Cliffs Irrigation Settlement are now being advertised by the Lands Department as available for settlement. In order that intending settlers m:ay have an opportunity ot seqing this country 'for themselves' an excursion has bcon arranged to leave oMel bourne at 6.45 am.; on Tuesday, March 15. \Vrdnese, ay will be deyoted. to inspecting the allotments. On Thur.sday cxcursionists will have an opportunity of seeing the Mlildura Settlement. On the Friday, pas songers will be free to spend the "day either at Mildura or ,White Cliffa. The return i-::7y. will comnuence ors Friday evening" . .m. and'th6...
Cricket at Yarck. Married v. Single. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 18 February 1910
Cricket at Yarck. . Married v. Single. Teams representing the above mi. ' r, l the local recreation ground, on Sau :': tv i last, and engaged in at very ple,.:.;? game, the single men being victcriuwis. Great interest was evinced and much wholesome barracking was indulged in by many present. The weather was perfect, and the attendance largoe. It was decided that the losers should ontertain the victors at dinner, therefore the game was keenly contested. Twelve men aside were selected to decide the matter. Captain M. Goodear leading the batchelors, and Captain W. J:.ox tl)o benedicts. ° It was about :3 p.m. when the coin was tosed rndl the match was soon set going. Captain Fox deciding to bat. Albert Giodear, the. well-knownr all-round cricketer, and J. M'Minn, faced! the bowling of A,. and A. Goodcar. The married men pinned their faith to Good ear, and were very muchk disappointed when his brother Maurice sent him back again after putting up 7 only. This small score from their best d...
Alexandra Public Library. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 18 February 1910
Alexandra Public Library. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of subscribers was hold on the 7th inst., in the library, when the following members were present : Messrs. RIudd, Herd, G. D. Leckie, T. A. For, J. W. Leckie, White, Rtves. 1M'Donald and Peck, and Fl. Wood (sec.). The minutes of last annual meeting, held on February 1, 1909, were read and confirmed, on the motion of Messrs. J. \V. Leckie and For. FIN&ANCIA STATEItENT. The secretary re td the follwine finan cial statement, which was commented tlon. by several members, and passed, Mr. J. W. LickiJ ren:trking that while the statement was satisfactory, the num bereof subscribht rs was woefully inadequate flr a place like Al ,xandra : It:ceipts. S;ibscriptions .. ... .. £27 It 0 LilFairds ....... 37 2 6 Entertainments ... ... 417 0 --overnment Srbsi ly ... ... 17 4 4 Sale Waste Paper ... ... 0 15 0 O)ustandinu cl equtis ...... 12 3 Dr. Balanco Nit onal Bank 31 I 12 1 '09. 27 6 11 Total £116 9 0 ]Exp.nditure. : R. ough ...
Rainfall at Alexandra. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 18 February 1910
Rainfall at Alexandra The following tablo shows the rainfal]r at Alexandra for the past 28 years : ~Month, ' '. 185~. l'~4 ~. ' 1887~ IS '1~88 IBW *S9~. l8f2. 1895: 18s.4. 1895. i9 5M 18e S . ; 1. . I 1;7 1 A . ..... 1... . . . . i - . . . . Inches. Inchs. n be llesIch. Inche s: (Inche'.. IIh e . I.che_-. I Ces.'Inchlt. In . In ch In n . t o a e ri Inc stp I hes nh M ucb1 .. .1 30 W 3300 0-34 1 -,5' 0-5 0681 1.11 fqý,, 1 -4 ' 22,S5 0:04 9 IOliS 1.76) 0.81 3 .S7 ! 1.35 0-09' 12.36 2 . 4 -0 1`5 Janruary 2. 0- 0 15 15, 0 -4 3 2 1-43' .3' 52' 0 1I * 243 0-7Y, 0-10' 0 R3 0'37 0,86 2-93 1-56ý .7 .65 0.68 1.53 1.51' 4.b 0 47 1.uS 0.66 I'20 ' Marc . 3,58 0-5o: 197 3-31 2655 0 S C 559 1-4L 035 4 37 2-Y2 0-99 1Pn5 1*61 18,3 1- , .35 027. 3.;1, 5 .1 1-)1 5.97 0. 0-50 - 4-42 0.9.1 0.50 20M' Ap ... ... 5 2"45 I -03 1]0 0 3M 3"S2 0 71 1"41 2"13 2"49 16.3 2. 3.'94| 0. t.e If '.4g' q, -.3 3:49 0.5 11 3.S 1:13 3 049 2.9 36' 0:04 0? '75 ,y .... . 2:8.3 1350 271L42 .8. 7S 3"8L& 5-4.3 ! 4-8? 27...
THE WORLD'S TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 25 February 1910
TilE WOR.l?). H TIME, WVmin it is 10 p.m at Melbourne, I ris bane, or Sydney, and 9.3u pim at Adelaado id 8.5 p.m at Perth, it ii London ... ... 2 noon New York ... ... a in San Francisco... ... t a.m Auqlan!1 ? . . -. -1."10 p.m Hong Kong.... ... 7.36 ,, Colombo ... ... 5.19 Aden ... ... ... 210. Cap9 Tomwn ... ... ? ,,
ALEXANDRA DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 25 February 1910
-? , ALEXANDRA DIRECTORY. AOIC?VrLTURA; SOCIETY - W. Lade president, J. Elliott sec. RacE. (G,un - J. Baker president, W. ptillman, see. BOWLI?G CLuB-F. Wheeler president, E.' Curry sec. LlBanRY - E. Curry president, H. Wood sec; 1st Mon. WATEIt TsUIST-J. Wylie chairalan, J. Anderson see; Iss Mon. Sinme COUNCIL - J. Wylie president, J. Anderson set and eng. HOSPITAL - G. Leckie president, H. Wood see; 4th Fri. RAILWAY TRus'r-J. Leckie chairman, IL. Wood see; 1st Mon. WANDERIE:S' CRICKET CLUB- A. Still: nman president, T. Ward sec. CIonAL SocIETY-Rev J. Peck, presi dent and conductor, Miss E. Itey nell sec. GYO.NASIU.v CLun-Rev J. Peck presi. dent, It. Sapsf-.rd see. CnURcnEs - Anglican, Rev Peck.; Roman Catholic, Rev P. O'Rlielly; Methodist, Rev E. Nye; Presby terian, Rev A. Macdonald. MaAsoNIC LoDon--W.M., It. Edwards, seC, W. Stillmnan. RISCI5AIIITE Lonpn-Sqe, J. Iroskens. OpDVI.:LOWS' L9.uE - N.G, R. Saps ford;. sec, R. Edwards. PnocuE:ss AssoCIATION-G. Lockio pre sident, Rev E. ...
AN EDITOR'S WOES. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 25 February 1910
AN EDITOR'S WOES. Editing a paper is a nice thing and no.mia; take. If we publish jokes, people say we are" rattle-braitedf if we don,t we are fools. lf,we publish oriyi'nnl matter, they say we d(I' not gi'v therm enough selections, we are too lazy to write. If we don't go to church we are heathens ; if we to to church we are hypobrites. It we rbm?id in the offico we onghi'o be out looking for ews ; if we go out then we ar not attending to businers If we wear old cloths, they laugh.an us ; if wear good clothes, tlhytay wde areo ettavag ant. N.ow, what are we t tp do ? Just as likely a. not. sqmeonso wil ay that wofir& loined tLhs from another ppeP So we did.'
HOW TO HELP YOUR TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express — 25 February 1910
"I io . TO HELP YOUR TOYQN. An exchange writes:-, Talk about it. Write about it, Buy all you can in it. Iemember that by assistypg trades people you are helpine the place along. Treat strangers with thu utmost courtesy and hospitality, so thzat they may take away. good impressions of it. Elect good reliable, men to all public posatiqzn, not .becano titey strain them selve? for popular4ty, .but on account of their- stamina and t-.,twqrthiness..z...*., K- ajhtt e rnionei i the town;: .Sjell a you can. ani buy all you can .at. ~oe. The men whbo have invested :in stoiips, workshops and olher busineds places are building up the torn, and they should be encouraged.