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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
FERNIHURST. Death of Mr Johnson. A very old identity ol this district I has passed away in the person ol | Mr John Laurity Johnson. Dc- j ceased, who was K4 years of age, I was l>orn at Christiana, in Norway, j and after a sea-faring lilt:, came to Victoria and deserted from his ship to join in the gold rushes of the early days. lie found his way to liendigo, Mount Moliagul and Wedderburn, finally coming to the Boort district, in the employ of Mr Montague, in the early days of land settlement. Since that time he has been in constant employment about the Fernihurst district and became a well-known figure owing to his nationality and quaint Fnglish. For some time the old man has been an inmate of the Ingle-wood Hospital, where his death took placc. Lancc-Corporal Smith. Grave concern is felt locally for the welfare of our very popular young resident, Lance-Corporal E. L. Smith, who is reported missing at the Dardanelles. It is hoped that he is amongst others who are reported as bei...
Beautiful Photographs. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
Beautiful Photographs. Richards arid Co.'s (of Ballarat) display is slightly later thar^ usual at this period of the year. Various causes have occasioned the delay, the principal one being the large number of orders dealt with by the firm from officers and men leaving for the front disturbing the usual routine of business. However, the show of new portraits opened to view recently amply compensates, for the delay, but no finer exhibit has previously been made at tin's studio. One of the most. striking feature will be found in the very fine exhibition of portraits of our gallant boys who have answered the cal! of the Empire. Messrs Richards and Co. introduced a special, new size for these, so that the photos could be enclosed in an ordinary pocket wallet. An extensive display of these portraits is shown in the vestibule. A notable example of modern portraiture is shown in the two large studies forming the centre of the window display. A young girl, draped, is the subjcct. There lined...
District News. LAKE MARMAL. Sale of Gifts. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
District News. LAKE MARMAL. Sato oT Gifts. This evening at Luke Manual, a concert, auction sale of gifts and dance will he beld. Misses Annie Edwards and Lizzie Douglas are the bon. secretaries, and a programme has been arranged that will gi^e entire satisfaction. The nftair is heiug held under the auspices of the local brunch of the Red Cross Society nnd the proceeds will go to swell that fund. It is anticipated that a substantial credit bal,uioe will be the result of the effort.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
IF THEY HAVE THE SNUFFLES If your children have the suutU-s. sore throat or watery eyes, do not hesitate to (j.'vf (hem a dose of Cham berlain's Coii^h Keme.lv. Chamber lain's Cou^h Remedy h>'a>ls tin: list as the most otfecive treatment for coughs. colli.-", croup, whooping cough, ami is the one remedy that can always , he depended upon to j;ive speedy relief. , -Sold Iiv all stores Hoort and Quam hatook. THERE'S NO DANGER. There is no disease that causes more liodilv and mental discomf it or so successfully defies medical aid as iti fUk-ii'/.a, ami no medic'iiu- that will (jive such prompt relief as Chamberlain's Ooujcii Remedy. W lion this medicine is taken the pain in the chest disap pears. the fever subsides and the whole body becomes more comfortnble There is no danger of pneumonia when Cham berlain's Cough Remedy is taken at the first symptoms of influenza —Sold by all stores Uoort and Quambatook. "Public Notice. Portraits of Soldiers Leaving for the Front! Wil Y not ha...
The Coming Harvest. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
The Coming Harvest. The Federal Attorney-General states that lie lias been notified by the Minister fo.r the Navy that the transport con trolled by the department would be able to lift 2r>0,000 tons of wheat in con nection with the coming harvest. It was, Mr Hughes said, impossible to estimate the total amount of wheat to be marketed. It mi^ht run as low as l.OoO.OOO, or as lii^h as 000,001), tons, but at a reasonably conservative esti mate it should be set down at not L'ss than 1,500.000 tons. To transport this quantity to the markets of the world was the problem which had to be faced, but Mr .Jensen's a.-surance that hi., department would be able to deal with . 250,000 tons was an important step towards its solution. ]
A PERSONAL NOTE. From Dr. A W. Rinder. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
A PERSONAL NOTE. From Dr. A- W. Rinder. Dear Patrons.— I With the first issue of the "Northern District Standard " I move a little for ward in the direction I started for three years ago. When I purchased the " Lance " from the executors of the late Miss Western, in August, If'2- 1 conceived the idea of eventually issuing an up-to-date newspaper twice a week, which would circulate along the line as far as settlement exto:i 'oil. I;v tirst associating myself with Mr Page, "f »»,„ O,.r..nlmtook "Times." anil then Pr A. W Kindi'r. buying out Mr Nolan's interest in the I Boort " Standard," 1 laid tin* founda tion of my plan. Up. fortunately, i owing to my attack of illness fifteen months' ago, 1 had to refrain from | taking an active personal interest in the publications, and decided to. concen trate my interests for the time being | on the Korong Vale "Lance" and J Boort " Standard," and wait for a more ! fitting opportunity. A suitable time now seems to have arrived, hence the appeara...
A REPLY TO TOWNSMAN. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
A REPLY TO TOWNSMAN. To tlic Editor. I Sir,—In your corresponding columns of last issue 1 read a very strong and unfair comment on farmers by "Towns man " 1 would first ask "Townsman" has he a son or sons gone or going to the front? Has he taken the trouble to ascertain what percentage of far mers and their sons have gone to ihe front or now in training? One who has just returned from one of the training camps says " the greater part of the men are from the country. " Personally, I can name more farmers' sons win) have joined the forces, some killed, some wounded, and the rest in training from round the district, than volunteers from Hoort or the adjacent townships. The farmers are not shirkers. Ii is not only in the lighting line workers | are needed ; there is work for all. 1 can scarcely be classed with those who only criticise my neighbor and say what he "must do. Two of my sons were in the 15oer war, and my youngest hoy lias gone into camp, while other friends have the same tal...
RED CROSS WORK. An Eloquent Tribute. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
I RED CROSS WORK. An Eloquent Tribute. The Presbyteriau Church, Boort. was well filled on Sunday night when Rev E. Kldridge preached from Acts ix„ 36—" Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpre tation Is called Dorcas ; this woman was full of good works and alms deeds which she did." The preacher said that deeds of charity and mercy have undying fame. They who from a pure heart perform them, outlive the power of death, and survive the disinte grating forces of the tomb. In biblical language "their works do follow." They being dead yet speak. As the widows and poor folk bent over the precious form of Dorcas, they remembered her good works and charity, and her death no doubt struck them not only as a tragedy, but as a great mystery. The useful are often taken" and the useless left. The great Gardener plucks the blooming rose and leaves the withered one upon the stalk. Does the law of preference operate here? What graces the bowers of earth may well, pe...
Supply of Cornsacks. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
Supply of Cornsacks. In connection with the proposed ini- j portation of corr.sacks from India, the j Minister of Public Works states that sufficient cornsaeks to meet the re- . quiroments of even a normal harvest hail not been ordered. The reason was j that importers were reluctant to pay the high prices now he inn demanded n India, fearing that their might be a surplus of the sacks left on then hands. They were endeavoring to persuade farmers to give them specified orders for fulfilment, but the farmers owing to there still remaining an ele ment of uncertainty as to the harvest results and the extent of their require ments, were disinclined to do so. Mallee farmers particularly were not in a ! financial positicn to take any risks at this time, and a deadlock seemed to have arisen- With a view to evolving meana to meet the difficulty, he had arranged to meet the advisory com mittee in conference.
KILLED IN ACTION. Private Stephen Osborn, [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
KILLED IN ACTION. Private Stephen Osborn, Who was killed in action at the Dardanelles, wasthe fourth son of Mr E. R. Oshorn, of Mysia, and was horn at Mysia on lltli July. 18'M. and was in his 20th year, lie Prifflte Stephen Osborn. was a young man of clieery dis position and took a great interest in all kinds of sport. His many loveible traits of character made him popular with all with whom he came iti contact, and had he been spared would certainly have made a name for intrepid and fearless conduct in the discharge of his duty.
FANCY DRESS FOOTBALL Boort's Gala Day. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
FANCY DRESS FOOTBALL Boort's Gala Day. The fancy dress football match and procession on Saturday, in aid f»f tlio Australian Sick and Wounded Fund, is going to bo a huge success if the woathcr is favorable. The ladies liavo tikeu the mutter up in their usual thorough manner uiul are preparing a large ani varied assortment of tableaux and fancy c .»• tuuii'S. The use of several lorries have been scctued for the tableaux, and the fancy dress footballers will also march. Many uf the young men are also vying with each othei to provide sumo interest ing items- The school children arc also to be allotted a place as "Tiny Town" The owners of many of the motor cars in the district have beon inter viewed and have promised to come along and b ing their cars. The secretary has hud placed at his disposal ftveral vehicles, and lie wishes to state that any party desirous of having the use of these on application to him, he will be only too pleased to make all the neces sary arrmgemcnts. Early app...
FACT and COMMENT. Methodist Flower Show. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
FACT and COMMENT. Methodist Flower Show. A nictliiij will Iir held in the Methodist Clmri'h on Monday ni^ht at H..SO ti> arrunne for (lie forrhcomin^ llowor sho.v. Presbyterian Charge. Poorf, Pyramid llitl and Durham Ox have purchased a fine pair of ponies and harness for the Presbyterian Charge. Volunteered. Mr Kric Klli.-tt, well-k nown in Hoort and district, lias joined the colors at Kurkhtinptnn. Queensland, ;tnd will lip yoiny into camp v.rv shortly. He is goiii£ to try and he transferred to a Victorian regiment. Red Cross Dance. A dance in aid of the Red "ross funds was held on Saturday evening last in the Mechanics' Institute. A pleasant I and enjoyable evening was spent. About thirty couples graced the floor I to excellent music supplied by Mes daines Graham, Nixon, and Misses Cameron and Kelly. The secretaries were Misses Peryl Jones and P. Mead, and Mr A. A. Parker. It is anticipated that the fund will benefit by a good amount. ftovlsod Rogistor of Land. The State Hirer...
Standard Job Printing. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
Standaid Job Printing. In the re-modelling of our mechanical department; rendered necessary owing to the change from a local to a district paper, and increasing the siy.e of the paper to six pages, advantage has been taken of the opportunity to apply the process to our job printing section, and this has now been brought thoroughly up-to-date in every respect. We have enjoyed the continuous support of some of 6ur customers lor many years and, while it is our regular customers to whom we owe our success, we would be ungrateful not to express our thanks for the general support accorded us, and ask its con tinuance. In addition to various descriptions of ordinary letter press printing, we are now in the position to take orders for all classes of commercial printing, executed by a competent stafT. Our work has an attractiveness about it that is hard to describe; it is print ing that will ^attract business, and in the day of the "survival of the fittest" a good design neatly printed —be i...
CORRESPONDENCE. SIGN YOUR NAMES. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
CORRESPONDENCE. SIGN YOUR NAMES. To the Editor. Sir,—-Will " Father of One at the Front" and "Townsman' (who must | surely be twins) show a little of that pluck they make a boast about, and sign their names to any criticism they write as to what nny farmer is doing at this crisis, so that all may know what class of men the writers are V Until they do this I, as a farmer, will treat these venemous attacks with the con tempt they deserve. -Yours, &c., Wm. h smith Meeting West, Aug. 2.
RIFLE CLUB FORMED. APPLICATION TO THE DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
RIFLE CLUB FORMED. APPLICATION TO THE DEPARTMENT. A meeting convened by the Pre sident of the Gordon Shire (Cr. J. Malone) for the purpose of forming a rifle club in Boort was held in the Mechanics' Institute on Tuesday evening. There was a large atten dance, and in the absence of the President the chair was occupied by Mr T. A. Gawne. Mr Graham explained what was being done at Pyrmid Hill and stated that he had been informed that on account of there being no military force in Boort the Defence department would not meet them in regard to the expense of putting up a range. Mr Geo. Kirkhatn moved that a Rifle Club be formed in Boort. This was seconded by Mr Lampe and carried unanimously. Mr Bowen stated that he had been secretary of thevMooroopna Rifle Club for over five years and explained the proceedure necessary in having a club formed. He ex pressed his willingness to assist the club in every way possible. A sub-committee was appointed to make the necessary arrangements re site of...
SUNDAY READING. "standard's" Attitude. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
&lt; SUNDAY READING. I I Conducted by Rev. E. Eldridge, Boort. 1 Standard's " Attitude. Unlike many country papera the "Northern District Standard" is to be a many-sided journal. In all com munities there aro to be found many people who take a deep interest in the ethics of religion. Indeed, it i3 the leaven of Christianity which is respon sible for keeping the moral fabric together. Once remove the mighty influence of the churches and our civic, social and commercial life would dege nerate into indiscribable chaos. A publication appeared some years ago entitled "When it was Dark," in which the author attempted to describe the I condition of the world if it could be proved that there were no resurrec tion- The arguments used might just as truly describe the state of society generally, if the great controlling dy namic of Christianity were removed. Wedo not wholly appreciate,a greatboon until it is taken from us. Whenever the religion of the Narazine has ob truded itself, and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
Public Notioe. ^ommoim'caltl^|; Bank« Httstolta 11EAI> OFFICE SYDNKY fT.ii General Banking- Business p'i«!^, CITIES and TOWNS of AUSTRALIA, and LONDON Cable remittances made to, and draft* drawn on foreign place* direct. Foreign billi negotiated and collected. Letters of credit U-Mied to any part of the world. Ba&klnp and Exchange Business of every description (rati.varied within the Commonwealth, United Kingdom and abroad. Current account* opened Interest jv\id cm iHed de|K>»its. Advances made against approved securities Saving's Bank Department BRANCHES In ths chief centrei and AGENCIES at over I . kiinim.iM ----Po'tOfflcw Interest at I 1/- 2550 in Australia p°r annum •»/a | "/ Deposit Av"'4' and Papua up to £300 I INTERSTATE tod INTERNATIONAL S«»inpi IUnfc K»nlnir. f The Home of Comfort. THE NEW RAILWAY TERMINUS HOTEL, BOORT. The Proprietor has just taken ovor this new hnndsomo and commodi ous hotel. It has been built from a most modern plan and is thoroughly up-to-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
Public Notice. Eh I Si UM! The Hall Mark of I'ashion and Artistic Finish an: tin: Chit f Characteristics of our Establishment. The real comparison of sty!>- tinner you at once to us as a permanent customer. Correct style there i?—reliable rather than extreme, and variety in selection appeals to ladies of t.ute always. ,Wc have a reputation ; so consult us regarding your Millinery and Frocking* Miss Cameron, THE HOUSE OF FASHION, BOORT. COMMERCIAL HOTEL, BOOR T. Under New Management. THE LEADING HOSTELRY IN THE NORTH. . The Commercial Travellers' Authorised Home. Accommodation First-class, and al! Liquors of the Leading Brands. Excellent Stabling for Horses. Phone 18 J. DALGLEISH, Proprietor. Wristlet Watches. Wristlet Watches. For departing soldiers what is more Useful. Wo have just opened a largo assortment at 8a Gd, 10s, 15s, 20s, 22s 6d, 25s, 30s, 353, 40s, and up to 60s. We are atso showing very nice lines in Pocket Wallets, Cigar Cases, Cigarette Boxes, Watch Boxes, R izor S...
TRUSTEE COMPANY'S PATRIOTISM. £100 to the Australian Fund Free Administration of Soldiers' Estates. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 5 August 1915
TRUSTEE COMPANY'S PATRIOTISM. £100 to the Australian Fund Free Administration of Soldiers' Estates. Iii the chairman's remarks at the half-yearly meeting of the Sand hurst and Northern District Trus tees, lCxecutors rind Agency Com pany Ltd., reference was made to the War and other matters connected therewith. -Mr J. II. Abbott, who was in the chair, said : -- " Arising Out of the war there arc many calls on those having the con trol of wealth, and your directors would like an expression of opinion from the shareholders as to what contribution you wish to be made to the Victorian Red Cross Fund, and would recommend for your fa vorable . consideration, voting ,£50 out of undivided profits with a gene ral direction to them to make such, .further grants as they may deem best and as occasion may arise. They also ask you to approvcoftheir action in offering the' company's services free of charge in the ad ministration of the local Patriotic Fund so freely and generously sub scribed by th...