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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 11 August 1915
S, .. ... " Bargains are being offered in Every Depar?ment.L A Personal Inspection is necessary to realise the value of the Articles that a-re ý ig offered at :unhear SLow Prices. - HROBERTS, k . -EN - ..~~~~~ :',):,i: ': ". Fruiterer, Gi eengrocer, and Aerated Water Manu facturer. Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Always on Hand. Cool Drinks. GENERAL CARRIER, ALL GOODS left in my care Promptly and Carefully' Delivered. J. J. NULTY, CARRIER, ETC., walpeup. - All Goods left in my charge lromptly Attended To. A No Waiting for a Shave AT Smith's Kiora Hairdressing Saloon. (Next Waters' Hotel). ROWE-STREET, - Ours 1 Cleanliness Civility, and Best oi Workmanship Guaranteed Electric Miassaging. A Wonderful Invention? Healthful and Invigorating 1 TRY IT ! For Falling Hair Try Miora Hair Tonic. Razors set and Sharpened. Smokers' Requisites, Fancy Goods, Jewellery, etc. 'Printing--The. Art Preservative of all Arts." Ou__yen Mail Printing Works. OKE-STRPJET, OUYEN. PRODUCE MERCEANT, WVheat Buyer &am...
Local And General. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 11 August 1915
Local And General. The following Mallee allotments are available up to Wednesday 25th August --Allotments 23-23A, 3% miles north-east of Chillingollah, 674a 2r 25p, second class, parish of Turoar; allots. 7, 20, 41, 45-48, 3-17, 16 46,, parish of Pirno; allots 40, 41-42, 4, Tyalia. Two telegrams received in the district last Thursday gave the in formation that Sergt. A. Glen, of WValpenp had been sent to Malta hosnit'l ill, and Pte. S. Booley, of INyang, had been wounded. In neither case was the temporary stop stated to be serious, so we are hoping to hear of both soon being in the game again. The matter of the referendum on the question of the Shire Hall site is practically settled out of court. The offer by Mrs. Grace of a block of land on the east side has been withdrawn, and as a consequence, a special meeting of the Shire coun cil is to be held at Murrayville on Friday, to deal with a notice of mo tion to rescind the previous one to take a referendum on the subject. It is Pract...
The Coming Drought. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 11 August 1915
The C--xnliQ ro- ht. boutnad c0;ious doesn't it? But i-'s true. 3tl this year, nor next, • i?ht it's ccwh g, as surely asI the ?te will :ie icinorrow, Probably ,?ae cS the best knovwn proverbs is xpi..;iezi2tiadocet, which, being put i ain Eu ngiish, means don't for g;. No cuLbt you who studied zitjf : o'1. d like to put us right, -bu ti.e cperience you had impres .sd tile alphabet on your mind, so do3a't aree. Ever since Australia -as fi.rt coverea with flora droughts Sese been k~own- It was drought, and the resultant fires, that covered this area with what we now call mallee scrunb. And so long as grass , grows and water runs, droughts ; will recur, To go back about half a century: In 1869 the Murray I dropped to a lower level than white man-or aborigine either, if theyv are to be believed-ever knew. A q settler on the banks (he was an cb servant and practical man) put in a mark to be there if wanted again. He never expected to see it again, but in 18S0 he lowered the mark by six ...
The Pops Controversy. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 11 August 1915
Mr. L. L. Cloonan re!plies "Sir,-In t:e last Issue of th,= .,.r, ; .tpg ar to o iuters in refer en.:C to ._=i-. :e re:t:arks of Iii:ne i:n re lation o1 .'n 2ten. recently stge:l !: Ouyen. fo ,rd to ignor e oc. of '.h:m 1'e2se of the .isescles rubbhsh it ,c"?onta. _ut as to the tne t,:r.itn ,byv one ho signs bhai ,el~f "A:st.aii' bccause of the fact lhtat h .',' .tS y purity of i:ten t0on I 1el ! .st ::.ke a few re i:k h, I for hs advice, ut be pla:es n_:e it a clI :.ina bt cca.. .se Sthe at t a he is too an.cu o -. _..i c .orvect nane. (' hop he s ::ct ashamed of it). If he . d hist, nri ae I w. u!d be able a .:'hty value such advice- Hlow-v oer I co-serve the r"'ght to myself to how I should act i': such cases. ar from stirring up discord, my :c:e wish was to prevent it, for I see a very grave reason tLy we should !ve u harmian . iy appeitng n _Le f;st place to the c.mm-Il._ee and secondly to the- fair pblic of Ouyen and district, of whom I amu justly proud, I helieved I was doing ...
In Defence of Cain. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 11 August 1915
In Defence oY eain. .In the gccTd old days there lived one, Ca:I, He was the -rst Cockie who tilled the ne; plain, But by all accounts he sought after gain In rather much hurry. And this proved the cause of his downfall and pain Mid life-long worry. Poor Cain was hot tempered, a mad headed lout.; That his tenr-er ran riot, there seems little doubt ; One day, in race. he struck Abel a clout. His owrn brother Abel. Whether struck ou the point or the nark or the snout Is untold in the fable. However, it served to put out Abel's light, And it did not appear like a good stand-up fight. Cain seems to have taken a sitting shot sight Like a Cerman sniper, And I have to admit that it wasn't quite right Thus acting the viper. But then poor old Cain had been dreadfully narked. His offerings had all with "rejec ted" been marked, And that from "Above," can you wonder he barked ? Appeal was in vain. His hot temper rose, his hatred was sparked, Poor impetuous Cain. When asked about Abel, his an sw...
Mail Time Table. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 11 August 1915
Mail Time Table. The revised time table of mails received at, and despatched from She local Post Office. is as follow: MELBOURNE LINE-Mails close for Woomelang. Birchip. Watchem, Donald, St. Arnaud, Maryborough, and Melbourne at 8.30 p.m., on Monday. Tuesday, -Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Nunga, Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8.30 p.m. Mildura, Monday, Tues day, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, at 8.30 p.m. Mails are received from Mel bourne, Maryborough, St. Arnaud, Donald, Watchem, Birchip,. and W'conrelong at 2.30 a.m. on Tues day, Wednesday, Thursday, Fri day and Saturday. Nn ga, Tues day, Wednesday, and Friday, at 2.30 a.m. _Mildura, Monday, Tues day, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, at 9.20 p m. MtURRAYVILLE LIN E-M-fais close for Tiega, Galab, `Walpeup, Nyang Underbool, Linga, Boinka, Tutye, Cowangie, Danyo and Murrayville, at S.15 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and at 12.45 p.m. on Satnrday. Paignie, Tuesday and Thursday at 3815 a.m. Mails are received from Murray ville, Da...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 11 August 1915
88 Elizabeth-st., Melbourne (Branches throughout the Com monwcal th.) F}u'1 Sets 'Pper £n 5 l0s. Lower from " Upper£Only £3 3s. from * Tlese Teeth are the 2ost Nat-ral, -rfct: in Color anad SZaJ and we give a Written Guarantee with each Set. Painless Extracticfns. We have the name in the three States-New- South WValcs, South Australia and Victoria-as havingl a system of PAINLE S DEN TISTRY' which stands high above most others, and we can produce Testimonials from all parts of the ,:o: .u, ealth as to our High[ Class of VC rk. Badly-F?iLing Plates Re-a at Shortest Not;ce. and the Natural Ccn:-ur c- the Mouth Restored. pM"ARNDCOR'S SUOTION These Suct:op Plates are different to thU czc:lz:y, and can be worn' with ease, where others have failed. (Usedby s b n!y .. Thomas' Painless Dentistry has been fa?rcrabl cczurented upon' by the "Age." "'Argus," Sydney " Bulletin," and other leading papecs Fillings f:ohm 5/ Singie Teetb from 5/ M. L. TitO 1 AS (Recorded by the Dental Board of Victor...
The Water Question. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 11 August 1915
The Wat t: aunestlon. "Considcericus' v.-ite us on the above question, ery pertinrtly:- Sir,--Soe ti.::e ago the Presi dent of 0he shire convened a meet of the ratepayver: to discuss the ad visabiliti of att,'empting to secure a permanent water supply fOr the Sast Riding of %-Wapeup Shire. At that meeting it :a- edecided, Ly a majority of three to* one, that the Water Supply department's scheme be accepted-that ache:::e being to bring a permanent supp1ly to the Last Riding bv channels. Si:ce then, the minorit- of these r.:sent at the meeting, have hawke a Fe tition around protesting ainst the channel schec, becaause they have the Boulka and- a~YeI mjip tanks to I depend on. n thoe cl-.etins should remember that the rate-. payers on the east side of the M ii "ura line not only h,"e to paT in terest cn the cost of those aks, i but also are cailed on to pay in'e pence per hu:dred .:110o, for water brought by train f:-, ;..i1 dura; surely that : is uj lst. tut, of course, Mr. Editor, th...
Boorongie Bits. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 11 August 1915
In common with other parts of t he Mallee, the rain in this locality during the past two months has been patchy. While one gauge re gistered 200 points, out east they got a lot more of Jupiter Pluvius' favors. Last week's fall was just that for the cereal crops, and we rejoice accordingly. The crops never looked better, although in some of the early sown ones, mus tard is more plentiful than could be desired, while thistles are also show ing. Shoot cutting and stump picking is about finished-that is fcr this season. M'Kenzie Bros. have over 200 acres of well worked fallowing done. - while others are just beginning to plow. As green feed is coming on rapidly, buying chaff as lots of sovereigns is just about out of the question. and hol ders will be sorry. Another volunteer, in Charley Campbell, has left for camp. In this parish it is doubtful if there are more that three or four single men left who could offer their ser vices in response to the country's call. Well done, Boorongie. M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 11 August 1915
If They Have the Snuffles--f your children haze the snuffles, sore throat or watery eyes, do not hesitate togivethem a dose of Crhamberlains cough remedy. Chamberlains cough remedy heads the list as the most effectiv treatment for coughs, colds, croup, whooping cough. and is the one remedy that can alway: be depended upo . to give ,spedy relih.e Sold by all storekeepes. ! FOR ShEAP.-One draught mare] 6 years; draught filly, - rs-" and dcre one seas: s's ;v=_-.--apply J. Muarnae, ~j1 'ZOO'i WO Z .: f-e ca -c L41-L._:i1 1 , f-~'NC-~ rI- O LT t in pactr'clocks:a r r xxrt oeVdiii s nd fenco d hell '.^. !:eredr. Pý?icccrzars, T I \V irht-j fielt-d and Co_,Irrs?-ft SC;T ?rm N ulkw ve.-Red and ? ite spoted Ick, swell w '_::d .n .:,: ,ncatio ladi:I to re 'covry. M. Dola, N.a. SOST rol Sunset. (0/; -er head S re.ar-d)- -ediu" :t v hrse" tt rwo w' tale'-es 'brad i I ::'ar ihclder, hel on \ve. i "0st; uted:um draught 1av cot, unbroken, branded M m nrar s. oni-i dEr ; one iec, bay colt, four vw...
Walpeup Warbles. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 11 August 1915
Walpeup Warbles. Nature having set the example, people must needs follow, and we are moving some. A splendidly attended meeting was held on Monday week to consider the ques tion of reinvigorating our local body of progress. The old Pro gress Association was disbanded, and the new one which takes its place promises to be something de serving of the name. It is called the League of Progress, and its objects are not so much to hunt around and find weak spots in which to pick holes as to help things forward. After the busi ness portion of each meeting, sub jects of interest to members will be discussed, and on certain nights particular items are to be chosen for debate. Thus it is hoped to make the body educational as well as progressive. Mr. T. -i. Cregan is president, and Mr. Brocklebank, hon. sec., while ?a committee of four will act with the president, two vice, and secretary as an exe cutive. Among the first subjects to be dealt with are railway facili lities and forest reserves. T...
Cowangie Cuts. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 11 August 1915
Cowangie Cuts. Our Debating Society had a splendid night on Saturday, 31st ult. Over 100 put in an appear- ance and the evening passed pleas- antly in song, story and dance. The ladies provided a grand sup- per, and you can bet everyone did full justice to that portion of the proceedings. A collection taken up added to the balance from the send-off to recruits a week previous made a total of £6 11/, which has been sent to swell the Wounded Soldiers' Fund in Melbourne. Last Saturday, the members proceeded to Duddo, where a football match in the afternocn was followed by a most successful social at night. A meeting of farmers has been convened for Saturday next by Mr A. Brown, president of the Pro- gress Association, to arrange for a percentage contribution from the harvest for the various Patriotic Funds. This is a move which might well be followed through- out, for of the fulness each can spare a little.
REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 11 August 1915
TO Messrs. W. J. Davie, S. G. &nbsp; Grace, C. H. Roberts, T. Walsh, A. J. Cregan, G. C. M'Cracken, Neil Vallance, and the other 46 ratepayers who signed the requisition LADIES AND GEN'TLEMEN;- As desired, I will nomin- ate for the seat at the council table that will expire on the 26th inst. If you do me the, honor to elect &nbsp; me as your representattve, I will look after the interests of the Shire generally, and the East Riding particularly. I will support a scheme of water channels that will increase the val- ue of properties, prevent water carting, and keep a permanent set- tlement in the district. I am, Yours faithfully, WILLIAM FARREL.
Shire of Walpeup. ANNUAL ELECTION. REQUISITION TO CR. WM. FARRELL, ESQ. Ouyen. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 11 August 1915
ANNUAL ELECTION. TO CR. W.M. FARRELL, ESQ. &nbsp; Ouyen. Dear Sir,-We, the undersigned, &nbsp; ratepayers of the East Riding of the Shire of Walpeup, respectfully request that you will again allow yourself to be nominated for the seat you have held as a councillor of the East Riding for the past four years. and from which you retire by effluxion of time. We pledge ourselves, should you consent to this requisition, to work in your interest to secure your return to the Council table. Awaiting your favorable reply, we are, Sir, Yours very faithfully, W. J- Davie, S. G. Grace, C. H. Roberts, T. Walsh, A. J. Cregan, G. C. M'Cracken, Neil Val- lance, and 46 others.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 18 August 1915
Stifi ec' --Stef reck is cauzsed i Whiiermat in the mcles of tre q ek r T/ile 2tinful, quick rel-ef alay be 5-nd by app~lyh;11:g~ Chanlt=Trlain paiP, iblm Ther uist renlt is obStained by- tst bth--t ing the 25 t r in twatc as hot ?s ,an ie horse -: - tae c ting in the S22lhl2 1) :0:y !· shareeepers EXCELSitLR BAAERY, I CUYEN. E. AiUNOLD, B A.KXER ND PASTRYCOOK. Bet Q"2lity BErad from A.ustralian flour C..T. IG A SPECIALTY. E½-ir, Bran and Pollard in any cPEzt?- at lowest rates. -ert for Ma.se.y Barr-s farm imnple L-cnts; P?oyal insurance Co.; Jas. Lxtra and Co ~ fa A aval cream sCEaratns andcreajn cans L.1 SS El!izabeth-st.. Melbourne. (Branches throughout the Com mnonwcaltbh.) Full Sets Upper and C. s Lower frorn Upper4 Only 4 Tl-re Teeth are te IYc t Nat.ral, Perfect in Color and Shcape and we give a Written Guarantee wit: each Set. Painless Extractions. TWe have the nzme in the three States--New Sounth Wa!es, South Acustralia and Victcrir-?as having a system of PAPNLEES DEN TISTR...
Agricultural Colleges. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 18 August 1915
AgriucaiZiral Colleges. -0 Mr. I. Pye, Principal of the Dookie Agricultural College, in h s -report for July, states that durir z the month the rainfall totalled 231 points. The season so for has bee a genial one, and the crops and -pastures have made good growth, thereby lessening the anxiety in regard to the feed problem in con nec:-ion v.-th the livestcck on thl 7armn. Cn 2:e Collece farr,: w':-re so roach livestock is epct, the g-ei er&lt;d use of the reaper and binder :?s never more exemplified the so-udness of the pr c.ice than dur ing the late drought. It has been the customn to build ar i thatch the h-.sac-:s :i the open, but sorme seasonsstable is experienced when -hen -;at w."eather prevails during - r--in_ . and it vould be sr-Ind econorny to have perma: ent hay sheds in addition to thatche i stacks. Lhe czonservatr.- cof hay ard fcdder is of much irportance in the nor thern part of the State, and it has been brz-ught 'home tc many last season, even in the souther...
Mail Time Table. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 18 August 1915
Mail Time Table. The revised timetable of mails received at, and despatched from .he local Post Office, is as follow: JIEILBOURNE LINE-Mails close for Woomelang. Birchip, Watchem, Donald, St. Arnaud, Maryborough, and Melbourne at 8.30 p.m., on Monday. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Nunga, Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8.30 p.m. Mildura, Monday, Tues day, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, at 8.30 p.m. Mails are received from Mel bourne, Maryborough, St. Arnaud, Dcnald, WVatchem, Birchip. and Wcon:elang at 2.30 a.m. on Tues day, Wednesday, Thursday, Fri day and Saturday. Nunga, Tues day, Wednesday, ard Friday, at 2.30a.m. Mildura, Monday, Tues day, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, at 9.20 p m. MURIIRAYVILLE LINE--Mails close for Tiega, Galah, WValpeup, Nyang Underbool, Linga, Boinka, Tutye, Cowangie, Danyo and Murrayville, at 8.15 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and at 12.45 p.m. on Saturday. Faignie, Tuesday and Thursday at S"15 a.m. Mails are received from Murray ville, Danyo...
Lest We Forget. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 18 August 1915
Lest We Forget. S.t the ordinary meeting of the Ouyen Recrditing Committee on Saturday night last, Mir. R'. Coust lev to~iched on a most important subject. i-e pointed out that every farmer enlisting was having his interests conserved .by the people, and very rightly so.. But, he added, there were others be sides farmers'volunteering. Work inig men were giving up .steady billets, oftener than not, at 10/ or in6ie a day, togo.to the. front at 6f a day. Many of these had de pendents, and the Temrarkable thing was that the attestation pa pers laid it down that from' theday of emnbarkatiois, the separation al lowance ceased. He wanted to know if some scheme could not be devised vheireby the wages of these men would be raised to at least what they were earning before they enlisted ? There's the question, and it is for you to ponder it. We know, by the lists of, those going, .that there are wives and families who will be expected to exist on what the soldier allows. This is nsually three-...
Underbool Understandings. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 18 August 1915
Uiderbool Understandings. A meeting was held in the local hall last Friday night, August 13, for the purpose of forming a de bating society. There was a fair attendance of gentlemen, ladies be ing conspicuous by their absence. It was decided to form a society to be called the Underbool Mutual Improvement Association, with Mr Pryor president, Mr. A. M'Donald vice-president, and Mr. C. W. Mal kin sscretary and treasurer. The management committee are Messrs Irving, Malone. Cotter, Ashford and Jones. Meetings are to be held the last Friday in each month, the next meeting being August 27. Subject for discussion-Is a White Australia poss?ible after the War? Leaders are Mr A. M'Donald (yes) and Mr. P. Ashford (no),
Paignie Points. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 18 August 1915
P3algnie Po.ips.ns Practical patriotism was shown by a number of ouir farmers last week. 'The residents cannot all go to the war,:bift they can all assist. Two sons of Mr. Hyder; of Paig nie, a.e now doing their bit to wards upholding the right-one in Egypt, and the ,other in .camp. Mr Hyder himself is not the most robust in health, and..the mallee shoots were getting ahead., A working bee was formed, and when the crowd of some 25 from Wl-i peup and Paignie assembled, the shoots gave up the ednoest, Armed with sBlasieis, the crowd .got to work with such good effect that at the end of the diay, 300 acres J~had been outed1 and ere reinforcements can arrive, everyone is hoping the sons will be home again, victorious and coveled in glory. The spirit of the farmers is a grand one, and shows tiat the interests of. those who are upholding our cause will not be neglected. To cap.this eft fort, the slashers oflast week unan imously announced their intention of taking off Mr. Hyder's: c~r'p b...