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Produce Market. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
FOLLOWING are the ruling retail prices at Messrs. Walker Bros. Pro. Ltd., Bright: Flour-1501b. bag, 19/ Wheat- 5/9 bushel Chaff-3/3 owt. Potatoes-7/6 cwt. Prime New Onions-121bs. for 1/ Flat red maize-4/9 bushel Oats-2/6 bushel Bran-1/2 buBhel Pollard-1/4 bushel Eggs-1/ dozen Separator butter-1/2 lb. Ohoise factory butter-1/6 lb. It still appears that the summer weather, which the farmers in particular are anxiously looking for, is yet a good way off, for rnin fell again on Friday, Saturday and Sunday laBt, the total for those three days being 59 points. ThiB brings the reoord for the month to 6,49 inoheB, and the year'B total 52 46 inches. Up to Tuesday rain had fallen on 19 days of the month. Mr J. A. Dinnel, of Lookhart, New South Wales, who has earned some notoriety as a weather prophet, says that taere 'sill be snowerB every seven days until January or later. He should have put it the other way round-a little fine weather every seven days until January or later. The payment of ...
Obituary. MRS ELIZABETH DUNDAS. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
I I Obituary. MRS ELIZABETH DUNDAS. THE death occurred about 7 o'olock on Thursday moraing of last week of Mrs Elizabeth Dundas, relict of the late Mr Jainee Dundas, of "Nug Nug War," Buffalo River. The deceased lady, who was 75 years of age, had been in indif ferent health for some time, but her death was not anticipated. Mrs Dundas waa staying with her niece, Mies Timmins, of Myrtleford, who, ou taking in a warm drink that morning, found that ebe bad evidently just passed peacefully away. The deceased's husband predeceased her some 25 years ago. Sons are-Or. J. F. Dundas, J.P., and Mr Aubrey Dundas' (Kew), and there are three daughters Mrs Bull (Kew). Mrs Tobias (Albury), and Mrs J. Willoughby, jun., (Buffalo South J. . The Alpine Hotel is now under tho management of Mr P. Sumner, formerly of Wangaratta, that nent/eman having taken over the control of this well known hostelry this week.
The Alpine Observer. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1ST, 1916 [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
^Ite JUpiite (Dbserber. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1ST, 1916 As Christmas Day this year falls on a Monday the Tuesday and Wednesday following are to be observed as public holidays. In consequence of the illness of Rev. Father Dunn, who is away on sick leave, no mass will be celebrated in the district on Sunday next. On the following Sun day, 10th inst., mass will be celebrated at Harrietville at 9 a.m., and Bright at 11 a.m. Whether it is from the effects of the late irosts or the excessively wet season, but the walnut crop this year at Wan diligong is going to be below the average In some cases a number of trees are vary scanty in foliage, and in others the green nuts are falling off. An officer from the Public Works de partment arrived on Wednesday, and left next morning to inspect the bridge at Tawonga, portion of which was recently washed away, and for which the council is applying for monetary assistance to re-build. The President and Cr Rollason were members of the party. Immediately af...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING AT BRIGHT. REXOSA, the TUpid Ilrnlnr, is a tliro enemy to Kczeina as well ns to all other skin diseases, Kexonn will mako your skin healthy, destroy the germs of the disease for over, and cause tile building up of a now skin tissue. A hot bath with Roxona Soap, gontlv anointing with Boxona Ointment-a pleasant treatment. Rosult: Sleep quietly, skin soothed and hoaled, while soon all traco of the disoaso leaves you. You are healthy. Eczema yields to tho .powerful hoaling infliicnco of Rcxonn, tho Rapid Healer. Price, 1/6 and 3/-. "I have been troubled very much with Eczema on the leg, and have used many preparations, but derived no benefit therefrom," writes Kr. D. Cameron, 29 Ann Street, Roslyn, Dunedin, N.Z. " Hearing of your Rexona Ointment and its healing virtues, I gave it a trial, and sm pleased to say that, alter using a number of so-callsd cures, I at last found a quick and reliable remedy in Rexona Ointment. It took away all the irritation, infl...
Rainfall at Bright. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
Rainfall at Bright. FOLLOWING in the rain record in Bright for the past four years, and the prencni year up to the lGih August. These figured hava been kindly supplied by Mr. &. J. Delany : 1916.. iyi6 jlluutli. January February March ... April .. May June . July August.... September October . November December. 1912 1.16 1.13 2.51 0.86 0.09 4.77 5.83 3.97 9.74 'i. 00 5.64 5.83 1913.1 l'J14 1.69 0.33 2.38 3.OB 4.36 1.23 2.68 0.56 2.49 1.»S 2.72 43.58)33.69 23.48(45.13|52.46 0.97 0.5;i' 0.29] 2.42 6.1U 9.65 5.02 6.81 4.91 6.061 1.29 1.08 3.36 3.15 ! 0.96 | 3.67 2.26 6.17 8.22 7.77 5.03 5.38 6.49
PATRIOTISM OF THE FRENCH. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
PATRIOTISM OF THE FRENCH. I Enormous sums of money have been raised in Great Britain to carry 011 the war, and rich and poor alike have contributed their portions. The same enthusiasm exists in France. Statistics bearing on the gold reserve of the Bank of France since the out break of war illustrate, to a very re markable extent, the splendid patriot ism and confidence of citizens of all classes in France, who have respond ed to the appeal made 'to them to ex change the gold specie in their pos session for its equivalent in French bank-notes. From that moment a steady stream of gold has not ceased to flow into the coffers of the bank; ond to-day, after two years of tre mendous strain on t'ao resources of the country, the French gold reserve Is actually greater by 28 millions sterling than it was 011 August 1, 1914. At that date it stood at a little over four milliards of francs, or 160 mil lions sterling. By October it had weakened to the extent of a quarter of a million sterling, b...
Bright Patriotic Committee. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
Bright Patriotic Com mittee. THE usual monthly meeting of above I was held at the Sliire Hall on Monday evening last. There were present-Cr. G. R. Abraham, Messrs M. Stewart, T, R. Kett, J. S. H. Walker, A. J. Showers, J. Brogan and Rev. G. Brammal), hon sec. Cr Abraham waa elected president. Correspondence was read from the local Red Cross Society acknowledging with thanks the receipt of £10, and from Mr A. B. Howard Smith, treasurer of Salvation Army appeal, thanking com mittee for donation of £1 1/. MeBdames M'Miilian and Jeesup also wrote ex pressing thanVB for letters of condolence. It was agreed, on the motion of Messrs Stewart and Kett, to donate £5 to the Belgian Children Fund, same to be sent through school committee. The action of the chairman in altering prices of admission to dance to gents 1/6 and ladies 1/, was endorsed on the motion of Messrs Showers and Walker. TLe bag of wheat, donated by Mr W. Kneeboni to the Red Cross, waa won by Miss Edna Dewar, of Bright. Funds ...
The British Empire in Arms. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
The British Empire in Arms. Now that the Army is practically the Nation, and there is scarcely a family which is not represented in one cr other branch of the . service, such a volume as the "Wonder Book of Soldiers" supplies a very real need. It was first published, oppor tunely, just before the outbreak of war, and after having run through several large editions, now makes its appearance in a new and greatly im proved form, with many fresh fea tures based on the experience of the present conflict. Though apparently intended chiefly for boys and girls, it is, in fact, an up-to-date primer on all subjects of military knowledge and interest, conveying a wealth of accurate and authoritative informa tion in an easily assimilated form. There are nearly three hundred pho tographs depicting almost every phase of army life in peace and war, and ten beautiful colored plates (four of them double pages, 12in. by 8in.) by such well-known military ar tists as John Charlton, W. B. Wollen, and Ma...
The Open Column. [We do not necessarily identify ourselves with opinions expressed in these columns.] AUSTRALIA AND THE EMPIRE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
. The Open Column. LWe do not necessarily identify ourselves with opinions expressed in these columns.] AUSTRALIA AND THE EMPIRE. TO THE EDITOR. SIR,-At every general election since Federation tbe electors have given a decided majority for protection to Aus tralian industry, following the example of America, Germany, Fiance, Russia and Japan. Mr Foster Fraser's book, "America at Work," should be read by all thoughtful Australians. Just now, when tbe Mother Country is straiuing every nerve turning out munitions of war, the greater part of the industries must of necessity be neglected by the rapid and violent displacement of labor. Neutral countries are making colossal fortunes out of this war, and many fears are entertained regarding the great in flux of gold-eveu Japan's gold specie has risen from 35 to 65 millions out of war trade alone. It is hardly to our credit as a nation that we should be re minded by Mr Lloyd George the best way to help the Empire is to produce and manufactur...
MY MOTHER-IN-LAW [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
MY MOTHER-IN-LAW Who brings lier parrot and her cat, And takes possession o£ our flat, Where now she reigns an autocrat?. JJy mother-in-law! Who says sho's come to put things straight, And ask if I've been good to Kate, And hopes I never come home late? The same! Who pokes her nose in every nook, And quarrels with bur treasured cook, And makes us wish she'd take her hook? The same again!. 1 Who buys a dress and hats for Kate, ; And docks the house, and then, plate, 1 Gives me the hills to liquidate? You've guessed it! ; %. ENVOI. And so she comes, as oft before j To wreck my peace, but never more! Henceforth. I've vowed to shut the door . . On the identical person hereinbefore referred to! A philosopher says: "JTan was born to rule in this world." It is believed that that philosopher has never married.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
The Phoenix insures CROP3 BTACK8 against damage by FIR* Wnd CropB against damage by HAIL STONES. A smooth sea never made a skilful mariner. Neither do uninterrupted prosperity and success qualify a man for usefulness and happiness. The storms of adversity, like the storms ot the ocean, arouse the faculties and excite the invention, prudence, skill, and fortitude of the voyager. EXCHANGE. 'VWe can exchange your property, .whether large or small. For Farms In any district, Vacant Land, Suburban Villas, Mortgages, etc.; large list to feiioose from. No sale, no charge. Correspondence invited. CLARKE & CO., Pty. Ltd. 275, 277, 279, 281 Lonsdale St., Melb. Father: Dear me! The baby has swallowed that piece of worsted. Mother: That's nothing to the yarns she'll have to swallow if she lives tr grow up. There is an age at which it does not become a woman to act girlish, but no one seems t have the cour age to tell her so. ANDREWS' REDUCE YOUR YfE WILL P05T YOU ALOOUE FREE. C. AN DREW...
Church Services. Sunday, 3rd December, 1916. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
Church Sesulees. Sunday, 3rd December, 1916. METHODISI-Wnndiligong 10 a.m. aud S p.m., Rev. L. E. Egan-Lee. Bright 1130 a.m. and 6.30 p.m., Rev. L. E. Egan-Lee. Freeburgh 3 p.m., Rev. L. E. Egan-Lee, PorepnukaU 7 p.m., Mr Rayner. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. - Bright 11, 7, Wandiligong 10 a.m., Porepunkah 3, Rev. G. Bratntnall. PRESBYTERIAN.-Upper Buckland 11, Lower Buckland 2, Brookside i Bright 7, Mr A. McKenzie Harrison. Further consideration was given to t(ie Licensing Acta Amendment Bill in the Legislative Assembly oil Tuesday, when afiBr debate, the clause relating to the abolition of grocer's licences was struck uut by 29 votes to 25. The Wangaratta Borough Couricil de rided at its last meeting to subsidise the WV njaratta Town Band to the extent of ^"100 per year. The money is to be raised by on extra penny rate.
THE GROWTH Of TRUSTEE COMPANIES. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
THE GROWTH Of TRUSTEE COMPANIES. Trustee companies liave prolific growth in Victoria, where there are eight established as against three in New South Wales and two in Queens land. It is a great testimony to the work done by the older companies here, and the general esteom in which they are held, that other competitors should be attracted, and apparently with some measure of success, to this field of commercial activity. We do not infer that the reputation of the com panies in the neighboring States is less. We merely state that commer cial enterprise is evidently more di rected to this class of business in Victoria than in the other Stotes, and this. enterprise finds encouragement in the reputation borne by the exist ing companies. Strangely enough, with all this packing, comparatively speaking, of opposition, only one com pany has ventured to extend its sphere of operations. The Union Trustee Company of Australia Limited was first establish ed in Victoria in 1885, and live years la...
"On to Berlin." A BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
"On to Berlin A BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE. VICTORIA HALL was well filled on Wert nesday evening, when for the first 7 here thelocal* Comedy Club stag a ^ reahstic drama, - On to Berlin." inaid nf of the loci patriotic funds. Hitherto the company a" confined itself princ pallv to comedy, but there has been a de. I on the part of residents, as well astmt of the members themselves, for Snme time to present something of a studious and artistic nature. I" the drama under notice, the management acted wise!);, for it so abounded in inc 'lents as to call for all the still j ability of the performers. They were however, equal to the task set them and from start to finish the large audience^ which embraced residents from all parts of the district and even Tawongaifo'! lowed with a teen relish the rapidl'v changing and exciting incidents To successfully produce a drama of the kind a great factor in the show is the scenic effects, and these were given with marked eflec. and precision. The scenery j...
"You Go; I Follow."—Y.M.C.A. to the Troops. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
"You Go; I Follow."-Y.M.C.A. to the Troops. That the scope of the activities' of the Y.M.C.A. is practically limitless is heing demonstrated week by week as reports from all quarters of the Empire reach the national committee of the association in Australia. On all the battle-fronts the Red Triangle is the conspicuous emblem of whole hearted service to the men, while in other countries, wherever soldiers are stationed, the "Y.M." is more than ever the synonym of the soldiers' "Home away from Home." From Colombo come line accounts of the work of the association. "The op portunity for service among troops at this centre is unlimited," says the lending newspaper of Ceylon. "Trans ports from the outposts of Europe are constantly calling at this port, and when soldiers have been on board a ship for days, and weeks, the first thing they look for is a place where they can have rest, refreshment and relaxation." Mr. C. R. Webster, one of the asso ciation's military secretaries, writes from ...
Wealth of the District. £88,102 ON DEPOSIT. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
Wealth of the District /S8.102 ON DEPOSIT. VERY frequently the uxpression iB made use of that the bright district is done. Work ia| scarce, money tight, and generally things are bad, and the out look for future prosperity very uncertain indeed. There \B a certain amount of truth in the statement, but much can be attributed to the war and its attendant disturbing influences. It is also quite true thai mining-on which our prosperity largely depends-is dull, but that as a prevailing epidemic, and not confined to one portion of the State only. Bearing in mind all the6e various drawbacks, it is very satisfactory to note that our people have realised that it is wise always to provide for the proverbial "rainy day," and a glance at the figures issued by the local State savings bank foi the year ended June 30tb, 1916, show that they have done so in a very practical way. The State Savings bank is regarded as the peoples' in stitution, inasmuch as it differs in some respects from other banks ...
Mining Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 1 December 1916
Mining Notes. nwlNH dredging returne l.-.v- Ut>. carted f°r wee'c en'1|-&lt;' H rid ay jspt .""" o?p. 1 guckland River (fortnight) ... 47J ntllTvallay (fortnight) ... 22j£ 2" the fortnight ended Friday last, Auckland River dredge averaged lbs 11'H°/ Junction dredge, won 21oz. last i- which i3 a slight, improvement week. »u"i ., ,j T.," noBn« o the past week's yield. The Ovens v.lliiv dredge is apparently off the run of the return for the past fortnight MsonlyM^oz.-an average of ll^oz. P The'main tunnel at the Monarch, Harrietville, is now out a distance of Soft Owing to a mishap to the aerial tramway crushing was suspended for a seet Tllis has siace been repalre"' on&lt;J ,r,"(,iDE resumed. At the Home Reefs, Wandilifiong, the mBnaser is pushing down the shaft with Si possible speed. Three shifts are being tcoine continuously, and judging by fhe present conditions, the second 100ft Ir «inkinc should be completed at an parly date. Up to Sunday last, the new jink wa...