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Sir William Lyne's Will. ESTATE OF £17,862 [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 20 February 1914
Sir William Lyne's Will. HSTATIi OK £17,80:2 Probate was granled on Saturday in respect of the will uf thu late Sir William Lytic. Testator appointed Deunisfii Slaujut-I Kins Mill.-r, Governor r.f t.lin Coin mon wealth Bank of Australia : Waller Ueorxe P.arisb, solicitor, of llunln street, Syduy ; ami Li'lv .Sarah .Jaue Testator died at Double Hay on August o last, ami liis isla'e, for probata* purpose;-, was sworn at £17,66- Us uil, the bulk of whieli ri> prei>uiile.il shays ;u public e- inpunies. Testator be^uealli £'J0U lo biu widow, to be pai(( lo her a:, soon ;i,'J possible after hjs dea li. l)is ^uu aud wate'i and eliai^i l»i^ insii;uji of !:uj lllboori be left to his -jou, joliu jj-.ynt*, of C|aia (Tasiunnia ) II&lt;! bii ([ueiilbed bis .jewellery, iu t'tjual iiliar^Jl to, his da^.'liitJri;, Awiio iVenlou M iOaitsiand, I,ih;;i (Ji-o.=s Canuiehaei Huiiio Carey, and Vietorii Feather sio n'lmu. h. Tho rej-iduo cif hiti c.-tato hi; by (jui'iitliuil to his tiustui-B ...
Prisoners at Tree-planting. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 20 February 1914
Prisoners at Tree-planting. In October last tho Minister for Justice had set apart an area of land at Tuncurry, near Cape Hawke (N.S.W.), on which to employ n certain class of prisoners at tree-plant inc. Two gangs, comprising 20 prisoners, have been ensiled since then on road work and fencing the land The Minister is well satisfied with the progress that has been made in readiness for the planting season. No man is admitted to the eangs who has committed any crime of violence, the hotter class of prisoner being selected for this work, and men who are approaching tho termination of their sentences. "Two of tho men only had previous oxporience of this class of labor," re marked Mr Hall, "and I consider they are nil doine exceedingly well At Tliniiurj-J. "f acres of the t-amc (feacription of coun- , try that can bo profitably planted." Thu National Sportius Clu!> in Lon don has offered a purne of £3000 for a boxing match between Jack Johnson itnd Ham Ijanijford for I lie uhnmpion n...
CHILTERN VALLEY G.M.Co. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 20 February 1914
CHJLTERN VALLEY O.M.Co. Following on Ibn rccont increase in tbo capital of thu Chiltcrn Valloy Co, to providn necessary funds, 5500 new ebares wore ofTcroil pro rats t.o oharn holdnri- a* I On per tbarr, .!:? pnyablo on application 'iiul .Vj ouu mouth nftor, the scrip tbeu buug issued for shares as paid uj! to £]. Applications for these' share? bad to be in tbo maua ger's bands ou or before February fi, after which date, us staled by tbo circular issued to shareholders, tbo balance of tin: unappliud-for shares would hit allotted to thu underwriter*, or guarantors, uf the issue. Applies. tious received on tbo pro rata biisis accounted for !3I>7 of the new shares, the balance of IIIm having to In; subscribed for by tin:underwriters who are noun* of the huge shareholders of tbo couipiuy. Objection is taken to this underwriting arrausjeiuent by a correspondent simiiug hioiaolf " Share holder," who writes in the following Htrain :-"S'rong objection is taken to thu method of dealing wi...
Phases of the Moon 1914. February [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
Phases of the Moon 1914. February First quarter-Tuesday 3 Full uiooii-Wednesday 11 Lust quarter-Tuesday 17 New moon-Wednesday 25 March First quarter-Thursday 5 Full moon-Thursday 12 Last quarter-Thursday 19 New moon-Fiiday 27 April First quarter-Saturday 4 Full moon-Fiiday 10 Lust quarter-Friday 17 New moon-Saturday 25 May First quarter-Sunday 3 Full moon-Sunday 10 Luat quarter-Sunday 17 New moon-Monday 25 J utie First quarter-Tuesday 2 Full moon-Monday 8 Last quarter-Tuesday 10 Now moon-Weduesday 21 July First quarter-Wednesday 1 Full moon-Weduesday 8 Last quarter-Wednesday 15 New moon-Thursday 23 First quarter-Thursday 30 August , Full moou-Thursday C Last quarter-Friday 11 New moon-Friday 21 First quarter-Friday 28 September Full.moou-Saturday 5 Lust quarter-Sunday 13 New moou-Sunday 20 First quarter-Saturday 2G October Full moon-Sunday .! Last qiiiirter-Monday 12 ' Now moon-Monday 10 First quarter-Monday 2G November. Full moon-Tuesday 3 Last quarter-Weduesday 11 New moon-.'Wedne...
COUNTY COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
COUNTY COUKTtf. Booclnvorth-Thursday, February 12 Thursday, May 28 Tuesday, August 1 1'hursday, October 1 Belialla-Tuesday, February 24 Wednesday, April 1 Tuesday, July 7 Tuesday, .September 1 Wednesday, iSoveniber t Bright-Ti.e3tl.iy, April 7 Thursday, iS'iiveinbcr 2G Ohiltom-Tuesday, Febnury 10 Tuesday, May 2&lt;i Thursday, August 0 Tuesday, November 2-1 Wen^uratta-Thursday, February 20 Thursday, April 2 Wednesday, Juno 24 Thursday, September 3 Thursday, December 3 Wodonga-Tuesday, February 2-1 Thursday, Jliy 11 Thursday, August 27 Norn-Cour(3 of Insolvency aro hold at places appointed oil same dates as County Courts and Courts of Mines, Courts of Insolvency at Beech worth, Buuallu, Cliiltern, Wunguratta, Wodonga, and Yarrawongu
MURDER AND SUICIDE. COLD-BLOODED ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
MURDER AND SUICIDE. COLDHLOODED ACT. Mr Oswald Coutts, son of Councillor Robert Coutt?, J.P., the well-known grazier of Longview jstatiou, Boort, was shot by the cook (whoso name is unknown), with a single-barrelled gun 011 Tuesday. The cook told Sir Oswald Couthi tint he would leavo, and go lo Mel buurne by the excursion train leaving Boort on Tuesday. Mr Coutts said that ho would deduct a week's wages if the cook did not give the usual notice. They came into town to gether, and still argued the [joint, but Mr Coutts would not settle undor any other conditions than those he named. When Mr Coutts returned with his groom the cook said he would shoot him. Mr Coutts did not lake the mutter seriously, but, on geiting out of the bu^qy, lie saw tliu coolc pick up a c;uii. Mr Couttn said, " Dun't, be foolish," but,, seeing thai llio cook was ill earni St. he tried to yet away, and wis shot under the left shoulder at a distance of about three yards. The groom ran to his master's side, and t...
PROFESSOR KEMP'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
[ PROFESSOR KEMP'S VISIT. Professor Kemp (Mr John Daly) who was to Imvo opened with his | show ut Chil'orn, oil Wednesday, lifts had to postpone his visit to Thursday, March 5, on account of being detained at Wangaratta somewhat longor than ho expected he would hnvo been. The Wangaratta papers stale that Pro fessor Kemp provided at that town a clear and interesting exhibition. Several outlawed horses were success fully ridden by members of the show and then a powerful aud very vigor ous buckjutnper throw Carraud Organ. In order to uphold the reputation of his show, Professor Kemp offered Lo rido the horse under similar conditions on Wednesday night, and should he. fail to master the aniuial ho would give the whole of the admission money to the Wangaratta hospital. Profes sor Kemp succeeded on Wednesday night in riding the animal, and notted about L'JO thereby. Subsequently he purchased the outlaw, The professor will give an exhibition at tho Barna wartha races on Wednesday next.
BARNAWARTHA GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
BARNAWARTH A QUN CLUB. Tlio annual mooting of llio above club was hold at the iStar hotel, liar nawartha, on Monday evening. Pre sent : Messrs C. W. L. Eames (presi dent), T. Hansen, N. Welladsen, S. Richardson, J. McGann, L. Howard, J. Brockelbank, G. Chambers, C Nation, J. Richardson, G. Adcock and O. Kurrlo (secretary.) The balanco sheet presented shower] tlio receipts for the year to havo been £15 13s 3d and the expenditure £11 3s 9d, leaving a credit of £1 'Js Gd. The election of otlicers r> suited as follows:-President, Air G. R. Ad eock ; vice-president, Mr J. McGann ; secretary, Mr C. W. L. Eames; trea surer, Mr T. J. Hansen ; committee, Messrs S. Richardson, L. Howard, 0. Kurrlo and T. Hansen. It was decided lo hold the opening f-lioot in about a luomh'a time. Several of thoso present offered trophies to be shot for during the coming season. Air J. AlcGann moved, and Air Hansen secoudwci, that a hearty vote of thanks be accorded Air Brockelbank f ir his valuable services...
AT RUTHERGLEN. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
AT KUTHEUGL15N. A Crown land stilo was lipid at Kutlierulen on Monday Tim follow ing lots were sulimii led : - Town Lots-Kutlii'rgleu. Lot 1. 1 ncre ;( roodo. Upaot £11.-Heury Fn'rinan, upset. Lot'J. .'5 acres 0 roods ljper. Upset £S.-Passed. Lot :i. .'5 acres Or liper. Upset L8. -PaFSl-d. Lot 1. I! acres 0 roods ljper. Up sot £6.-Passed. Lot h. 15 acres 0 roods 'Jper. Upuut, £8. George Thomas Bullied, up^i't. Lot G. 1 rood 17 1-10 pur. Upset £[.-Ei]ward Withers, upset. Lot 7. 1 rood lip. Upset £1 - Edwnrd Withers, upset. Town Lot-(JooriiuimUla. LotS. 1 :icro l! roods Sipcr, town sliip of Gooruiuiidd'i. Upset £'J pur ilCt'C. PilSSISll. £nr'>li of (Jiirlylt-. Lot 15. 1 w- 1 rom* 36pcr Upsot £1;").--A. Jiiieh' 11, £21. Lot 10' 1 »orR -i roods upcy. I Upset £H5.-A. Miller, upset. ^ot If' 3 acres 3 rood-i 3(5per. I Upset £28-T. JODEB, upset.
SALES OF CROWN LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
SALES OF CROWN LANDS. A sale of Crown Lands in fee simple was held at the court house, Chiltern, 011 Tuesday morning last, when the following lots were submitted by Mr S. Younkman, auctioneer : 10WN LOTS. Parish of Chiltern, County of Bogong. Near holdings of Messrs Grilliu and Howes, north of Mackay-street. Uptut pricu £1 pur acre-Chargo for survey £1 'Js 'Jd. Lot 1. Area 5a 2r 14p, allotment 1, Kec'.iou E (l)-T. Howes, upset. Lot 2. Area Ga lr l ip, allotment 5, section E (l)-J as McK en/.io, upset. Upset price £3 10s per acre-Charge for survey £1 On !>d. Lot 3. Area Ga 2r Op, allot incut G, section E(l)-J. McKenzie, upset. Lot 1 Area 5a 2r 32p, allotment 7, section E (l)-J. McKenzie, upsot. Parish of Bainawartha South, County of JBogonu'. At site of improvements of W. D. ltyan. Upset prion £].! per lot-Chargo for survey £2 2s. Lot 5. Area 3r 13p, allotmout 8, section 18. Valuation £9 15s-W. D. Ryan, upsi t Parish ot Berringa, County of Benanibra. At site of improvements of Mrs...
CRICKET. DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. THE DRAW [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
CRICKET. mSTUlCT ASSOCIATION. Til ii vu.wv Tliii following is the draw for the .second round, matches to be played on the giouud of tliH lirst iiiiuifd club : February -H. Corowa IJ v Sprin^burst ; Mt Opliir v Chilteru Ij'iko v Corowa A liarmiwartha v Xiuaatuwu ;? llutherglen, a byo | March 7 I Rulhernlcn v Sprint>liursb Xiiiustown v (Jorowu B Corowa A v Alt Opliir Barnawarllia v Chilteru LiiUe, u bye March 11. Xinnytown v Ml Opliir Sprinyliurst v Barnawartlm Kutlicrgicu v Corowa BJ Chilteru v Luku Corowa A, a bye Murcli ll 1. Cliiltern v Corowa A Luku v Barnawartha M t Opliir v Kuthergleu Spritii>liurst v Xuiustowu ; Corowa B, a byo
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. Town an J suburban, within proscribed limits, or within lifteoa milea from the tending station, including addruaa and signature, not exceeding 1U words, Gd ; j each additional word Id. J Oil....- wlU.i.. tito St. to, MOO[,t town and auburbau, including addruaa and signature, not exceeding 1(3 words, 9d; each additional word Id. Interstate.-From any ouo State to another, including addresa and Btguature, and not exceeding 10 worda la ; each ad ditional word Id. On telegrams t'j and from Tasmania the ! charges are those mentioned above, with ! cable charges added, which at the preaent I time ia id per word. | Double the foregoing ratea to be clmrgod 1 for the transmission of tolegramB on Sun- ! day, Chriatmaa Day, and Good Friday | and for " Urgent" telegrams. | The foregoing ratea aro'''oxcluaivo o ; porterage charges j
AT RUTHERGLEN. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
AT KUTM KUUL15N. Tin: board nat at, Kutherjjluu on Mon'fay when tlio following implica tions were dealt- with : Alio .: 1,sec 17. :!2a. Pari.shof Cliiliern West J. A. WilHou, Harold Robert sou, Win. Terry, JCIizaboth Brierly, S l*1. - JSnow, liicbara Cruzu imtl T. H. Liruwn, applicants. - Brown recom mended fur Kl acrea. Mrn Hrirrly recommended for tlireo acrea wliero llie improvements aru. \V. J JJavis. K acres, Onrlyl*i. To show cause.-Postponed.
THUMBS UP. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
THUMBS UP. Two Scotchmen Btaying at an hotel discovered the, Inthrooui was minus soap, and rang for the bell boyi Sen' up siipe fad-a wea bit sapp, quick ! exclaimed ono of (ho Caledonians. The boy gazed open mouthed at thn two men, muttering: They ain't French, nor German, uor yet Spanish. What can they want1! The Scot became angry.' Mon, lie thundered, can ye n' understari' plain Scotch 1' The boy promptly withdrew, and returned with a bottle and two glasses. * . * . * A couple of Jews were discussing the award of a railway company over an accident in which both of their wive3 had been Bulferers. Vot gompensation did yer git, I key 1 asked Mo. I got fifteen hundred quid. . Fifteen hundred quid 1 Vy," T only got live. Ah, yuB But yon S°P, I 'ad the presence of inind to kick ujy vife's eelh out * * * A motor bus wag on the point of departure from its starling place Suddenly, iu the distance, could bs seen I ho figure of a running man, who, it win; evident, was trying to catch tho ve...
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal Notes may bo obtained ut any | Post Oliico in Victoria Hours of puy | mont 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The following ! are the denominations of tho notes, and the poundage, or tho prico charged for them :-Is, id ; Is Gd, id ; 2h, id J 2b Gd, j Id; 3s, Id; lia Gd, Id"; -is, Id J Gd, , Id; 5a, lid; 7B Gd, lid : 10s, 3d ; 10^ j Gd, 3d ; 16a, 3d ; 20a 3d,.' ! MONEY ORDERS. | United Kingdom, and othor^ British i Poaaoaaiona and Foreign Cuuntrios, Gd i fur each ill. ur fraction of JL'l. I
LOCAL LAND BOARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
LOCAL LAND BOARDS. A local lewd board was held at the court house, Chiitern, on Tuesday, before Air T. E. Wyatt, land oliicer, wlien tho following caees wore dealt with Parish of Chiitern. Allot 3, section 19. 28 acres. . H. F. Gayfer, to show cause. Mr Gayfer-I have fenced too land, scrubb-d it three limes, and riuf> barked tlie trees. I assisted my brother to plant his vines and used my block as a crazing paddock. I have four head of cat tin grazing on it. I intend l iter on to plinl vines and make a home. Decision defei red. Parish of Eldorado. Allot 6, sec H. 20U acres. \V. J. Smith, appli cant- Decision deferred in order to allow the applicant to make a further inspec'ion of the blocks. Parish of Eldorado Allot 4, sec H. 17i>acr&lt;&lt;s. W. J. Smith, applicant. | -Deferred. Parish of Eldorado. Allot 0, sec H. 1G5 acres. E. Smith, applicant.-Do ferred. Paiish of Baiauibogie. Allot GA and Gn, sec 'J. -1G1 acres. M. Meyer (executrix of K. Meyer), to bhow cau...
DECENTRALISATION. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
DECENTRALISATION. Tho llou. A. A. Billsou, vno of the eliampiou advocates for dv.contralu.a lion, opened a new bohuul at G-ipsted on Friday. Mr Biddinglon, in proposing 11111 loiib-l of tliu "State parliament, r!'1 that in view of the exinteiicu of 1 arty Government ho wuukl not make a political speech. What was rc-^uirL-ii in a .representative whs a limit who could lake a broad viuw of the affairs in the interests of the State ami look after the welfaro of his own electorate. He felt that they had such a man ui their representative. The Hon. A. A. Billon, in respond iiu', acknowledged Mr Biddiiigtoii s remarks and said that he had en deavored to realise the two quali fications mentioned of him. Ue had used hi* judgment i"» supporting legislation which ho conceived to lie calculated to advance the best inter eats of the Statu as a whole and had carefully watched the electorateJie hud the honor to represent, llio policy of tho Government with which lie had b-eii associated was design...
RATES OF COMMISSION. Money Orders Payable in Victoria. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
KATKS :0K COMMISSION. I Money Orders I'nyablu in Victoria. ] Any sum not ovor £;i, Gd ; over £5, but not over £10, 1b ; over £10 but no' over £10, la Oil ; ovor £'15, but not ovoi £?20, 2 Monoy Orders by Telegraph. To New South Wales, Queensland South Australia, Tasmania, and Perth (Western Australia) : Charge for a mos *ngo in addition to above rates. Orders! payable in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, New Zea ?and, . Tasmania, and Western Aus ralia. Not over £2, Gd ; not ovi?r £5. Is; not over £7, Is (id ; not over £10 2s ; not over £12, 2s Gd ; not ovor £15, y3 ; not over £17, lis Gd; not over £20, -Is. PACKETS, ETC. Preparation for Post. Packets may bo sent through the post without a cover (but not fastened with anythinis'ficUieaive, Boeh ao ijucii, posing stamp, sealing wax, etc) ; in a cover entirely open al oi!o>eiju or side (if the cover be ulit, the opening must be of the full extent of tho end or side, and the contents must bu easy of withdrawal.) the cover...
BUSH FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
BUSH FIRES. On Monday moruiiis; last a fire broke out in ft jjrass paddock belong ing to Mr F. K. Peako at Chilteru Valley, and ijuiokly spread. A largo number of'men wont to the sceno of the outbreak and after a few hours of strenuous work got the flames extin guished. It is supposed that the fire was caused by a spark from an ougine which passed just a short time before it was noticed. About 100 acres of grass were burned. Towards the end of last week bush fires raged in several p^irts of the district. In the forest at Gidley's gap, between Chiitern aDd Uoechworth, an outbreak occurred on Thursday, and raged until Saturday morning when it was got under control by the firefighters. At times the flumes were nine miiea wide, and thousands of acres of forest country wero burned. No damago was done to private pro perty.
Local Railway Service ALBURY TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 27 February 1914
Local Railway Service ALBUKY TO MKLliOUKNi:. jliiu express leavea Alburj (Sunday xcepted)at S.17 a.in, leaves Wodonga 8.20 a.ro, leavea Barnawartha 8.44 a.ui, leaves Chiltern at [8.5S a.m, Springhurat 9.13 a.in, Wangaratta 9.38 ii.m, and arrives in Melbourne at 1.50 p.m A 'train leaves Aibury daily (Sun days excepted) at 2.52 p.m, leaves Wodonga at 3.5 !p.ti>, leaves Barna wartha at 3.28 p.m1 leaves Cbiltern at 3.45 p.m, leavea Springhurst at 4.5 p.in, leaves Wangaratta at 4.37 p.iB, leaves Benalla at 5'35 p,m, leavea Seymour at 8.33', p.m, and arrives at Me.bourue at ll.S p.m A train leaves Melbourne daily at 0.15 a.ui, leaves Benalla at 11.25 a.m, leaves Wangaratta at 12.17 p.m, leaves Springhurst at 12.49 p.m, leaves Cbiltern l.S p.m, Barnawartha 1.20 p.in, Wodonga 1.45 p.m, and arrives at Aibury 1.53 p.m An express train leaves Melbourne daily (Sundays excepted) at 4 p.m, leaves IJcnalla at 7.10 p.m, leaves Wan»uratta at .^.30 p.ui, leaves Springhurat at 8.57 p.m, leaveH Chil...