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MUSIC HALL ARTIST'S WINDFALL [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 25 June 1914
MUSIC HALL ARTIST'S WINDFALL Miss Kathryri Harris, a music-hall artiste, has just had a stroke of luck. Sho says that eighteen years ago, when she was "working in drama" in the mining districts "out West" in the States, she was a great favorite with the miners in those rough set tlements. They gave her many presents, such as shares in their mines, which, of course, were usually hardly worth the paper upon which they were written. However, Miss Harris, instead o£ plastering the walls with them, kept them in an old tin trunk, and a few weeks ago, while in Paris, Bhe heard from some gentlemen, wlio were in terested in mining matters, that the exact value of her old shares was £10,000. The lawyers are now busily engaged in establishing lier ownership, and shortly she expects a nice fat sum for the shares.
THE POOR RICH HORSE AND THE RICH POOR HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 25 June 1914
THE POOR RICH HORSE AND THE RioN POOR HORSE. J The poor rich liorBe, driven by a tall coachman with high hat and white j gloves, looked very gay as he pranc ed from the door of an elegant establishment on the avenue. The breast of the noble creature was covered with foam, and lie tossed his head up and down, and back and forth, and pawed the air with his fore feet. So high were his eyes—almost look ing toward the sky—that he scarcely seemed able to see a fat old dray horse that stood near, regarding him with a sort of sleepy wonder, and con sidering him as belonging to another "set" than his entirely. The old horse did not suppose it would be any good to pass the time 01 day with his neigh bor, as the rich horse undoubtedly re garded himself as far too grand to communicate with such a humble per sonage; so he changed the bit around in his mouth, and was just about to drop into a gentle doze, when a sound of distress from the rich horse caused his plain neighbor to open his eyes wide...
THE BEST THINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 25 June 1914
THE BEST THINGS. "I like to have company," said a little girl, "for then we have our pret ty dishes." Again a little boy ex claimed: "I wish we could play in the parlor just a little while, but mo ther says it is uo place for boys." I know clumsy little fingers will dis arrange and break even our most cherished things, but better so than to make them stay in the kitchen to frown at them and keep saying, "You mustn't touch!" "Come out of that room, you dirty boy!" and to have the table set with all the cracked dish es the house affords. There are cheap stores in every large town and very pretty cups and saucers for sale, so let the children see pretty things, even if cheap, on the table and not scold if they are broken by the handling of these unskilled fingers. Don't shut up the parlor, especially if it is the most sunny room in the house and sit in a room where there is no sun light. These cheerful beams wipe out the microbes and keep us well and in good spirits. Don't have the pre...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 25 June 1914
or you'd know what it is to enjoy a cup o' good tea— ' standln' over a. hot steamin' tub, tub, tub, tubin' all day long isn't mlich o' a job, I can tell yer, and if it wasn't for a 'casional cup o' tea, t don't know how I'd get through th' day half my time. „ Some 'ousts 1 goes to they buys cheap rubbish, and seems to think anythink 'ill do for th' likes o' me—other places, 1 go to they uses Robut, and them's th' 'ouses I likes to work at. R o b u r' s what I uses in my own 'ome, an' it's th' No. 1 Grade as I uses too — an' I finds it cheap 'nuff, 'cause it goes further than other teas, an' that's somethin' what poor people as to think about in these 'ard times. The Wash miumsa.. -g.Vg. o ^ 'o-ga'A «,JaJ
LET THE SUNSHINE IN! [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 25 June 1914
LET THE SUNSHINE IN! It pays to wear a smiling face And laugh our troubles down, For all our little trials wait Our laughter or our frown. Beneath the magic of a smile Our doubts will fade away, As melts the frost in early spring Beneath the sunny ray. It pays to make a worthy cause, By helping it, our own; .* To give the current of our lives A true and noble tone. It pays to comfort heavy hearts Oppressed with dull despair, And leave in sorrow-darkened lives A gleam of brightness there. It pays to give a helping hand To* eager, earnest youth, To note, with all their waywardness, Their courage and their truth; To strive with sympathy and love Their confidence to win. It pays to open wide the heart And let the sunshine in.
Mistaken. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 25 June 1914
Mistaken. "Now, you don't need to tell me who this gentleman is," cried Miss Plunger in her usual headlong gush, when one day she came upon Jones and a respectably-dressed stranger talking together in the street. "This gentleman is your brother, Mr. Jones, I can see the ilkeness between vou at a glance." "Pardon me," retorted Jones, stif fly. "This—er—gentleman is Raffer !y, the rag-and-bone man, in his best clothes, trying vainly to induce me to lend him a shilling after spending his oid-age pension in half a day."
Helping the Treasurer. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 25 June 1914
Helpina the Treasurer. Tile difficulty experienced nowadavs in deciding what to tax and what to leave untaxed recalls the story of an earlier Treasurer, who was reduced to despair in similar circumstances. • Finnly he decided to consult - a friend who had on several occasions helped him to find fresh sources of revenue, and having written to this friend he waited hopefully f r his re ply. The friends suggestion came by re turn. "Put a tax on umbrellas," he wrote, "and make the bishops order the prayer for rain to be read in all the churches." The Old 'Un: Pluck, my boy, pluck— first and last, that is the one" essential to success in business. The Young 'Un: Oh, of course, I quite understand thai. The trouble is finding someone to pluck.
TALLANGATTA POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, 24TH, JUNE. Before Messrs. Pearce and Grant, J.P's. DAMAGING A ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 25 June 1914
TALLANGATTA POLICE COURT. Wednesday, 24th June. Before Messrs. Pearce and Grant, J.P's. DAMAGING A ROAD. Alexander Delaney, teamster, was com- plained against for trailing timber along a carriage road, to the injury of such road. &nbsp; Proceedings were brought under Sec- tion 5, sub-section 6, of Polico Offences Act, which provides that any person guilty of drawing or trailing any sledge, timber or other heavy material upon any footpath or carriage road to tho injury of such footpath or carriage road shall be liable to a penalty not more than £20.. Tho charge was udmitted. Senior-constablo Moore, of Corryong, who wns informant, produced tho Govern ment Qazdte notice extending Sflction & of the Police Offences Act to Towong Shire. Witness wrs travelling by conch from Corryong to Taliargntta on 4th inst.vwben he sawdofmidant with a teata of bullocks on tho road, about five miles from Kootong, near a saw-raill. De fendant had a mill log under tho waggon, and tho log wa...
ODDFELLOWSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 25 June 1914
ODDFELLOWSHIP. At the last meeting of Loyal Tatonga Lodge of Oddfellows, M. U., the non- elective offices were filled. The full staff of officers for the current term is as follows : — G. M., Bro. F. Brady, P.G. N.G., Bro. W. L. Ried; P.G. V.G., Bro. F. Stout, P.G. &nbsp; R.S.N.G., Bro. W. Wood. &nbsp; L.S.N.G., Bro. J. Strong. &nbsp; R.S.V.G., Bro. Arthur Hillas. L.S.Y.G., Bro. Robt. Pearce. Conductor, Bro. Hill, P.P:G.M. Warden, Bro. R. Pearce. &nbsp; Guardian, Bro: Sid Ronald. It was resolved to send a latter of con- dolence to the widow and family of the late Lodge surgeon, Dr. Patterson. The half-yearly balance-sheet to 19th May was presented, showing the follow ing figures:—Sick and Funeral Fund.— Receipts—Weekly contributions, £112 7/7; interest, £42/7/; miscellaneous, £4/5/; total, £158/19/7. Expenditure— Sick pay, £16/6/8; funeral benefits, £40; unity and district levies, £14/11/9; &nbsp; total, £70/18/5. Difference between re- ceipts...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 25 June 1914
Ihilgety and Co. Ltd. " (Saccenpors to Cba*. L. Griffith and Co.) ALBUM, A NNOUNCE their forthcoming Auction -Tjl tittles for which entries are now being re«:oi ved:— Saturday, June 27.—Corryong StocV Sale. Ssaturduy, Juno '27.—Loekhart Market. Tuoaday, Juno #0.—Wodonga Market. . Wednesday, July X.—Bridge Hotel, Be ttringa, anil 99 acres Freehold Lind by auction on the ground, a/c trustees of tho . lafv K. Foard. Saturday, July 4.—Tnllangatta Market. Tuesday, July 7-—Alburv Market. Friday, July 10.—-Wool, Hides, Skin and Produce Sale at Albury. Tuesday, July H. — Wodonga Market. Wcdne&day, July 15.~Fir8t-oIaHS Farm nniir Table Top, by auction at the Town . Hall, Albury, a/c Mr. F. E. Sehrieber, also 10.? acres adjoining, a/c Mrs. Sehrieber. Tliurduy, July 1G.—Walla Walla Market. Thursday, July 1G.— Wulwu Stock Salo. Friday, July. 17.—Gfriuanlou Stock Suit#; In November—Subdivision of Hound Hill end Killura Estates, Culcairn, at tho Town Hnll, Alhury. Wheat Storage on easy te...
The Herald. THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 25 June 1914
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1914. At Wangaratta General Sessions, yester- day, the only case listed was that against Harry Gordon, under committal from Wo- donga, for stealing a chestnut mare, pro- perty of Clarence Richardson, at Wodonga railway station on 13th inst. The charge was altered* to " illegally uarag," to wKoh prisoner pleaded g'tKltyv ..He'was ordered to find a bond of £10 to come up for sentence when called upon.".-" • • The Debating JJocioty recently estab lished .in cnnnectioivwith the Tallangatta Club has fairly Started on its educative way. The first debate took place on Monday evening, the subject for discus sion being the question, Will Tallangatta decline commercially through the re moval of the railway terminus?- The Bev. E. Carey presided. Mr. 9. G.Beid opened in the affirmative, his principal points being that the extension of the railway to Gudgewa will mean that very few stock will bo trucked at Tallangatta, and the droving business will be lost to the town; railway...
CORRESPONDENCE. TREE-PLANTING. To the Editor of the Herald. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 2 July 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. [The Editor in not necessarily identified with opinions expressed by correspondent*.*] TR3JE-PLANTING. - To the Editor of the Herald. Srn,—As tLo timo for. tree-plunting is* now npprouehing, will th» Councillor* for the Riding, with 'their usual interest in-the Dublio welfare, kindly briui? before 'the Council the in'cG.s.-'ity for weudiii-j-iiut any; failures among trees planted last year ;"pat liut; guards around iliiwe -still unprotected; mid. Dlnnliiisr mire trees of *'a suitable clinniotvr in our htrerts. -Yours, &o. Tallun^uttit, 24/G/:14';i . ARBOR.;
CORRYONG WATER SCHEME. The Secretary of the Shire of Towong reports receipt of the following letter:— [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 2 July 1914
CORRYONG WATER SCHEME. : Tho Secretary.of the Shiro of Townng ropurtB recoi'pt of the folluwiiiKjottqr:— Socrotuiy of State ; Rivers and Water, Supply Commission writes " In reply, to your Iotter'of 11th June, I bof* to state that it is not considered advisiible to semi an ofiMsr at present to inquire into tlio statements concerning tlitf qiiaulily of wat.or in Thnugla Creek, as the mattor will bo considered' when the' proposed scheme of works is s'lihiuittnd. It is desired that tho Council will catmo records to bo taken of the depth end-quuntity of flow in tlio Crook during dry periods in the suimuor and autumn, at the oil-lake of proposed work, and also at a point bulow the placo whoro landowners are affected." .. .
ALBURY AND BEECHWORTH HOSPITALS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 2 July 1914
ALBURY-AND BEECHWORTH HOSPITALS. Tho report of the Beechworlh Hospital collector to his committee with regard to the Albury Hospital authorities objecting to the Hooch worth collector operating on the Tallungatta-Cudgewa railway work's (recently reported in this pupei')- was brought under the notice of Mr. John Campbell, President of the Albury Disr1 trict Hospital, by a Daily News reporter a few days ago. Mr. Campbell pointed out that tho Beechworlh people wern laboring under a misconception of tho position as fur as tho Albury Hospital committee is concerned. Up to tho pre sent, the Albury Hospital has received nothing [in the shapo of subsidy} from the Victorian Government, ns alleged, although sorao arrangement iu that re gard is understood to bo pending. In any caso, such payment would not debar tho Albury committee from looking for douutions across tho bottler, as nearly one-third of the pationls treated at tho local Hospital cofno from over there, and any subsidy tho Govormri...