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NOT SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
NOT SPARKS. Tnere was a buzz of excitement in the City Court on Saturday when the name of John Henry Sparks was called, and the usual body of court nabitues craned their necks ex pectantly towards the prisoners' en trance. A middle aged, Bhort. sturdily built man, with a clean shaven, .though rather wrinkled, . face, very " much tannr-d by the sun, and surmounted i bv a head of crisp dark hair, I stepped quietly into the dock. He | dpi not. appear .to be ill at ease, and | he smiled a greeting t> a friend. If I ne had any sense of humour it was i probably tickled at tho trend of events. He was charged with having I escaped from legal custodv on 3rd ! July, 1901. ! Mr Charles Bainctt, who appeared | for accused, said h-: was not Spark?, and that he strenuously denied the charge. ! Inspector Kennealy : We are going to ask your worships to discharge '? this man. A mistake has evidently been made. I Dctectivc Burvett said that in con sequence of certain intelligence re ceived at head...
WANDILIGONG SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
WAXDILIGONG SPORTS. The Wandiligong Sports Club an nual meeting' .it the Alpine Park was well patronised on Friday. The tak ings amounted fcn £47, and the con ccrt and bull equalled £48. Result; . Novice Chopping' Match, 3G in. : H llcmmington fPuckajninyah), 1 ; T. J. M'Xamara fOmeo), 2 ; A Smith (Omeo), 3. .Time. 1 min .21 .I S boc. Standing Block Ciiop. 45 in.: C. Rogers (Humula), 2 sec. bhd., 1 : E. Lawler (Frei;burgh)i 20 se»\ bhd., 2. Teams Chopping Match. 72 in. : Kendall and Kendall (Buflalo .River) scr, 1 ; Jackson and Jack son (Rutherglen), 1G sec. bhd., 2 Underhand Match, 45 in. : Pat Miley (Harrietville), 14. sec bhd., 1 ; H Kendall, 5 sec. bhd., 2. ' Sheffield Ilaildicap : R. E Onley (Porepunkah) 9 yards, 1 ; T J Holland (Tawonga), G "yds., 2 ; S Waterhouse CPoreptm kaft), 7 yids., 3 . Pony Trot, one mile : Telford's Baden, 205 yds. bhd., 1 ; Miles's Boots, scr., 2. Horse 'High Jump : Hughes's Greygown. 5 1'. 11 in. Jumpers' Contest : Hughes's Greygown. 1 ; Barlow's Ste...
Beechworth Directory. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
Beechworth 1 Directory. Faisal Electorate-: Indi Representative, Mr Corneliu9 Joseph Ahem. . . . State Electorate: Ovens Representative, Hon. A. A. Biillaon; returning officer, F. H. Mackay; deputy, Clifford a. V\ ebb ; electoral registrar,, H. K. McDonald ^ Municipality of Beechworth': President, Cr L. V.Diffey, Councillors: J. Lowe, Vandenberg. V Wooding j. Ferguson, T.'. G. Ferguson, H J. Jarvis B O iSeill, W. H E Phillips, J. Warner, 1 J. Hudge, G. Wilson; shire engineer and valuer, R. W. Travis; shire secretary, J W Morton ; health officer, Dr. Skinner; inspector, a. Birtles The Council meets on first Friday in each month at It a.m. at the Council Chambers. . Police Magistrate, Warden and Coroner, Alfred Aldridge Kelley ; Clerk of Courts and Receiver and Paymaster, id. R McDonald; Justices of the Peace, J. Ingram. J. Fletcher W. J. Bowen, J. Armstrong, H. Vandenberg, D. Skinner, A. A. Billson, T. G. Ferguson. Governor of Gaol, H. C. Finnis; Senior Warder, G. | ^Local Land Offic...
THE RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
THE RAINFALL. ' Following are the records of th« rainfall since the vear 1882 " lb?f t 25 1 66 .2 38 4 84 ?I 96 4 IS 1 !I3 ; 1 :I0 3 80' .0 46 2'\S8 1 48 3 62 1 43 0 87 0 35 0 83 4 69 5 f,8 4 79 .1 00 1 8G 1 10 0 35 43 80 I 26 46 30 97 0 36 30 0 6S 1 62 2 06 6 X2 3 15 2 97 8 62 i 01 2 12 1 27 1907 0 88 ; 0 G4 I 73 . : 2 57 - 2 02 3 04 .. . 4:24 -3 39 1 H4 . |-'00 3 2 ~i !;}(« 5 a ; i 28 12 1 74 0 05 8 71 0 14 4 17 4 HI + 84 2 79 .6 16 2.r,7 3 bi. 3 en a 23 1 35 2 fiG 0 72 0 »8 3 04
NEW HIGH JUMPING RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
HEW HIGH JUMPING UBOORI). Some splendid high jumping was witnessed at the CUstlemainc carnival. The competing horses in the champion high jumping contest were Mr J. G Ribens's Snowflake and pony Bobs, Mr Bert Hurry's Loppy, Mr Owen Martin's Sandy, Messrs J. aTid F Slavin's Cbmet, and Mrs F H Phil lips's Cordite. At G[t. 2in. Bob3 and Comet went out, and were followed by Loppy and Snowllake at 6ft. 4in Cordite cleared Gft. -lin. but failed at Wt. 8in., wliich Sandy cleared, and thereby" won the prize of £2.r> and a champion cup, valued at £5 5s. Not. content with the victory, Sandy's owner attempted to win the commit tee's special prize for the horse that cleared 7ft. He won this, and after wards tried to break the Australian recent of 7ft. 2in., made recentlv at r.emli-o by Eroni Bros.' Landlock 'i'he jump was made 7ft. 2 5-8in., and was cleared by Sandy. It was "care fully measured by the mayor (Coun cillor Cornish) and members of the committee both before and after the jump.
SUCCESSFUL RACING CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
SUCCESSFUL RACING CLUB Record gate takings 'were received by tlie Wodonga Turf Club at its an nual meeting. The total was about £235 for the two days, and is ap proximately as follows:-First day: outer , gates, £38; saddling paddock, £95; birdcage', £13; Second day: outer gate, £20; saddling paddock, £64: birdcage, £5. About £50 was re ceived for bookmakers' fees, and the privileges realised £95, which brings the grand total to £380, exclusive of nomination and members' sub- j solutions. 'the prize money amounted | to £ 1 GO, and | filer expenditure is es- j timalod ait £80, and the club expects j to make a profit of about £170 on the meeting^
KNOWLEDGE OF BIBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
KNOWLEDGE OF MBLK. Tn an addross to the conference of educational associations of the Uni versity of London, Viscount (Mr James) Bryce ontered a warm pica for Bible teaching. "He regretted knowledge of the Bible was declin ing among all classes o'f the com munity. He had been struck by the same thing in the United States. It (would be- a great misfortune for Great Britain if a generation of chi!clr--i grow up without knowing the BUI:. The loss would be incalculable from an educational standpoint alone.
BEECHWORTH BOWLING CLUB. Pairs Tournament [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
BEECHWORTII BOWLING CLUB Pairs Tournament On Now Year's Day a pairs tourna. mcnt was played on the Boechworth bowling green. Hie conditions were that winners should play winners and losers play losers. 20 pair t-X)k part nnd the play was good. In th&lt;: so mi final, A.. HaSg (Corowa) and Hintoe oa I winners of tile winners wor,> do feated by E. Pinch and Hutson on 7 winners of the losers. Haig and Hintze then exercised their right, of challenge and aa time was limited a game of five ends was played, Hintze and Kaig winning by four points. Visitor Entertained. Mr Moyle"a, 'well-known bowler from Moonee Ponds, paid a visit to the Beechworth green on this occasion and waVs suitably entertained. His health, proposed by Mr A.. M. Zwar, the club president, was honoured and) responding, Mr Moyle said his inten tion was to make an annual visit to Beechworth. Club Championship. The following is tho draw for the Beechworth bowling club champion ship. Conditions 31 up four bonis ea...
BEECHWORTH POLICE COURT. Saturday, January 3. (Before Mr A. A Kelley, P.M) FALSE REPRESENTATION AND IMPERSONATION. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
BEECHWORTH POLICE ' . COUHT. Saturday, January 3. (Before Mr A. A Kolley, P.M ) FALSE REPRESENTATION AND IMPERSONATION. David Frederick Jones was charged that ho did imposo upon one Jolu> Mahcr by false verbal representations a view to obtain money and was therefore deemed to be a rogue and a ; vagabond within the moaning of the j Police Offences Act 1912. I David Frederick Jones was further charged that on 26th December. l'J13. at Everton, not being a member of ! the force he did assume the name, ; designation and description of a mem ber of the force to wit on Joseph . Patrick McKeogh ! Accused pleaded guilty to thm . charge. j Sub-Inspector JIcGillicudd.v prose cuted, and Mr A. W. Foster, junr., ' instructed by Mr F. Ryan, appeared for accused. Cbns table J. J Scott proceeded against James Si den for tliat ho not beinjj a member of the police force did assume the name, designation' and description, of a member of (Jio force : to 'wit one Joseph Patrick McKeogh ' and did aid an...
DO FALLS CREEDS MAK[?] CRIMINALS? [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
By J-AcUOiUlUf^ELI,. Te3::i"''li swr oWpA'** hid? it ifl- faic ! to them thai arc lost, in v/hom the god oi . thisV.>tfd -IjatU blii'ided tli« minds of their (vhicli ^'.iieve.riot, Iitit the light of the glorr ous ,of Christy who, w the imagc^ God, should shine uuto (II. Cor. iv. 3/4): - He "1 do not ___ cbarje oar forefathers with evil intent in the /Aak!:iy of- the erceils. I -checr'ulto idmit that. every ' crecl contilr.i' an &lt;,!». j menl /of-* Di-mtic I Tratii. ii>' -or ten-1 tion :a tMil Caia-ii, j the fjcrat Ad.ycr^vy a of fe':5, subsisted I the creeds" for tins' Bible;. i-Cd into . ihc ; crecda, - throurii lm-.j man weakness, b» iu !(jy,rOR. RUSSELLlj' jectcd a sufficiency of n'-a^snse and uoc trine ofrdcvih»- to yfi'mlt»r ;hom unhealthfu for rirfflt*.- sp4. .jzba'ji'.iU-iy poisouous t&lt; othcry)',* . *' ** Taking *t>p Bis lie- declared that it* truth fr-lnevfi is ir>anife&lt;i on every hand. The word Oo»pci siamSe* the good Mes sage," ...
[?]TAN COSSIP. THE POLICE FORCE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
V . OHE EOUOB POKCE. Complaints have appeared in the metropolitan papojg of the officious mi offensive action of some co-i jtables in the city when enforcing the "move on" regulation. It ig said that they inform respectable citi zens in a needlesly brusque and' un couth manner that they must not linger in conversation, and so.-ne ? tiroes give them a sort of half thrive, or at anyrate place a hand on' their shoulder. to lend force to their jnjuncl'on. The complaints appear in the main well founded, and should nt once receive tlie at tention . of the Chief Commissioner. Touching a person under such cir cumstances is quite uncalled for, and is eminently calculated to provoAe resentment. . It is suggestive of arrest, and naturally people do not like to feel "the hand of the. law" on them-especially when they have not. committed any offence. At the samo' time in justice to the police, I muse say that the way some of the young dudes congregate at tlie "Puppy's Corner" in Collins street 0...
THIS SHOULD BE STOPPED. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
THIS SHOULD EE STOPPED. Those who arc in a position to know Estimate that there are now about 200 politicians, or former politicians who enjoy free passes for life on the railways. These passes should be worth at least £80 a year, bo that the State is practically giving to these men an aggregate sum of £16,000 a year. Life passes are given to executive councillors, and some of the present holders were only honorary members of the Ministries which lasted only a few weeks. Some are out of politics altogether, and others have gone into the higher sphere of Fed eral affairs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
WHITE HOUSE COFFEE PALACE. To Let in Two Flats. UPSTAIRS-6 rooms and .bath room and verandah. DOWNSTAIRS - four bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, large diningroom, and large convenient back yard. " RENT MODERATE. Apply B. E. FORREST. FOR SALE; : 6_ROOMED COTTAGE, U acre "* good land in John Street, Beechworth. Cheap. Apply " Ovens Register " oflico CHALLENGE_ACCEPTED. I BILL TOWER, hereby ac [ y eept the challenge of Claude j Walsh to. box the .best of twenty ! 2:or 3 minute rounds. Contest to take place three.weeks from sign ing of articles. . BILL TOWER. XMAS SALE. On the High , Tide of Pro sperity ? ' rT"VTlE best value ever offered in ; J five-stone, half-hoop Diamond I Rings, Gold and .Silver Watches by ] the best makers. Gold Brooch, 3a i Gd, Aonestly worth double the price. I Silver Brooch, for Gd, usually sold for 2s. Gold Banjrlos at all prices. ' Gold Alberts at £4. Our Special Watch 12s Gd, the best in the market. Silver Brush, Cbmb and Brush Sets, Hand Bags, the latest and be...
MURMUNGEE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
JiURMUNGEE. (From our own correspondent), Xmas has come and gone, and has boon very enjoyable, both as regards the weather and prosperity. The bush fire that was burning lately on the hills, came down rather low and gave some anxiety to the residents in the vicinity, some of whom had to stop up all night watch ing. Another outbreak wa3 nar rowly averted in Howe's Oreek. It is surmised that somebody had thrown down a butt of a cigarette or cigar, which, with a little wind, started the .grass. It was soen, however, ? in time and was put out before any damago was done. Those smoking cannot be too careful of throwing away anytning like this, or even safety mutcnes, as they sometime? smciilder for some time, especially now, wnen the grass is so dry. Mr G. IJalgleish and family . have lc-/t this part an* gone to live' near Myrtleford, on some property he has lately secured. During the heavy wind storm last week, a large gum tree was blown down across the Buckland Gap, com yletely blocking...
CLOSE SEASONS, ETC., FOR GAME AND FISH & MINIMUM LEGAL WEIGHT OF FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
CLOSE SEASONS, ETC., FOR GAME AND FISH & MINI MUM LEGAL WEIGHT OF FISH. List of game and native game pro tected in Victoria under the second i and third schedules to the Game Act tsno: THE WHOLE YEAR.-All Aus tralian fauna frith the exception of Bnakes) in the National Parka and Public Oa-i-!ns, scanthizae or tits, bears (see native bears), bee-eaters, bitterns "lack cockatoos, black swans, black-tailed or rock pebbler parrots, bronze-winged and other wild pigeons, bustard or wild turkey, Californian quail, caterpillar-catcners, chats (see ephthianuras), coach-whip birds, cranes (all birds known as crancs, such as herons, egrets, etc.,! exufijit the native companion or Aus tralian crane), cuckoos, cuckoo- j shrike3, curlews (see southern stone . plover, eto.), deer, doves (Java turtle), i doves (wild), egrets, (see cranes, etc.),! emus, ephthianuras or chats, fan-tails, fly-eatchers, frog mouth or podargus and mopokes, graucalus family (all members of), herons (seo cranes), ...
NASTY CUTS AND BRUISES. Mother and Daughter Find Zam-Buk a Real-Boon. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
NASTY CUTS AND BRUISES. Mother and Daughter Find Zam-Buk a Real-Boon. Househ: Id accidents occur daily, es pecially where there are children. In fluoh emergencies Zam-Buk is a real boon. For cuts, bruise?, scrapes, burns and scalds, Zam-Buk is a perfect, ever-ready healr. It is wonderfully c;o!ing and soothing, and being powerfully antiseptic it safe guards the injury against the disease gemis that ciu--e ulceration an.l fes tering-. AY'licn Zam-Buk 13,; u?ed. smarting- p tin sto])s, infiammat'011 &lt;7U*s down, and the healing is bjt'i rapid and perfect. Mrs Yette Green, 93 Bourko street, East Sydney, says ' I have frenuently had occasion to use Zam Buk in case of accident, and it has proved a ml boon to us. | "One day my little girl Ada got J her hand badly crushed in the machine, one of the Angers being ro badly injured that the nail came off. The ? hand was very inflamed, 1mt : Zam-Buk soothed the bruised places, j quickly healed the Anger, and causcd a new nail to siart...
ACCIDENTS & EMERGENCIES. WHAT TO DO TILL THE DOCTOR COMES. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
ACCIDENTS & EMERGEN CIES- j WHAT TO DO TILL THE DOCTOR COMES. The following useful hints-the ad option of which in country places may l>e tho means or saving human life-have been issued by the author ity of tlio Australian Health Society : There should be in every home a place known. to every member of the household (but out of the way of the children) where are kept 5'eady for immediate 113c the follow ing articles which can bo obtained from a chemist: -A pair of scissors, three or four large needles (threaded) a few prepared bandages, some lint, adltesivo plaster, oil silk, cotton wool for padding, olive oil. and a bottle of Boracic or Carbolic acid solution. [You arc recommended, also, to obtain, if possible, practical instruc tion from a St. John Ambulance As sociation class. Every family should have at least one certificated mem j ber of the Association.) BRUISES AND STRAINS, " | If a bruise, can be treated at on :a apply cold water, an 1 keep the part at perfect res...
CLOSE SEASON FOR FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 January 1914
OLOSr SEASON FOB FISH. 1 Black Fish--From 1st September to loth December in each year (bolh Jates inclusive).- I Crayfish.-The whole year for all loss than 9 inches in length, and for; female crayfish from 1st June to 3uth Kovcmbur (both dates inclusive in each year). I English Trout.-From 1st May to . 31st August in each year (both dates ; incimivuj ' I Murray Bream, Murray Torch,! Hurray Cotl.-Fnrin 1st October !.> , to ,30th November in cach year (both . dates' inclusive). ] Gipps'.and J'erch.-From 1st August! 30th November in each year (both! dates inclusive). j The running of the mare Lily. Moor . in the 'i'.rial Stakes at Oaliar.it" Miners' races &lt;lii not mcei"with the approval t. of the stewards and the mare and trainer, C. Costella, were di-quuLificd lor pveive mouths.
Beechworth Directory. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 9 January 1914
Beechworth' Directory. fala.-al Electorate: Indi Representative, Mr Cornelius Joseph Ahern. D «to+A Electorate: Ovens Representative, Hon. A. A. |£v returning c®cer, P. H, Itotar; Clifford H Webb ; 'electoral registrar, H. R. McDonald Municipality of Beechworth : President Cr L. V. Diffey, Ponncillora : J- L°we' Vandenberg. V. Wooding, J. 5 T ? G Ferguson; H. J. Jarvis, B. O £s eill, VV. PbilUpa, J« Warner, J. Hodge, G. Wilson; shire engineer and valuer, R. W. Travis; shire secretary, J W' Morton ; health officer, Dr. Skinner; inspector, S. Wrtlea The Council meets on first Friday in each month at U a.m. at the Council Chambers, Police Magistrate, Warden and Coroner Alfred Aldridge "IToVIav . Clerk of Courts and Receiver and Paymaster, H. R McDonald; Justices of the Peace J Ingram, J. wifitcber W. S. Bowen, J. Armstrong, H. Vandenberg, D. Skinner''A. A. Billson, T. G. Ferguson. I Governor, of Gaol, H. C. Finnis; Senior Warder, G.. T^?ocal Land Officer, T. E. Wyatt; Clerk, Stanley. M...