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PELLUEBLA. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 5 February 1914
PELLUEBLA. (From Our Correspondent), The total rainfall for 1913 was 16 . 28 inches, and to date 44 points for 1914. The weather on the whole has been changeable and betimes most enervat- ing. The committee of the local school have stirred themselves somewhat and many needed improvements will shortly be made. The rabbit has not died here, as judging by the numbers one sees be- tween Lake Rowan and Pelluebla the " district agrees with him " very well. There are some fine stacks of hay about the district.
OBITUARY. MRS M. DEAGAN, SENR. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 5 February 1914
OBITUARY. MRS. M. DEAGAN, SENR. The death occurred at Waggarandall on Saturday last of one of the oldest residents of the district in the person of Mrs Deagan, senr., relict of the late Michael Deagan, and mother of Messrs William, Charles and Michael Deagan, all of whom are well known and highly respected throughout the district. The late Mrs Deagan, who had attained the advanced age of 81 years, came to the Yabba district from Donnybrook about 40 years ago, and by reason of her kind and charitable disposition was loved by all who had the pleas- ure of her acquaintance. The sad news of Mrs Deagan's death was received with deep regret, and much sympathy was extended to the bereaved relatives. The remains were interred in the Katamatite Cemetery on Sunday, &nbsp; the funeral procession being the largest ever soon in the district. The burial service at the graveside was conducted by the Rev Fathers Kelly and Hogan, whilst Messrs Farr Bros had charge of the funeral arrangements...
MR W. PUGSLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 5 February 1914
MR W. PUGSLEY. The death occurred in the Melbourne Hospital on Friday last of Mr William Pugsley, aged 32 years, who was a well known and highly respected resident of this district. The deceased had a severe illness about four months ago and was obliged to enter the Melbourne Hospital for special treatment. A serious operation eventually took place, but he never properly recovered from same, and, despite careful nursing he died as stated above. Much regret was expressed when the sad news was circulated, as deceased was very popu- lar. Much sympathy was extended to the aged mother and brothers and sisters in their sad bereavement. The remains (which were brought by train from Melbourne) were interred in the Tungamah cemetery on Saturday, The funeral procession was a very large one, and testified to the respect in which deceased was held by a large circle of friends. The burial service was con- ducted by the Rev A. L. Ash, whilst Messrs Farr Bros. had charge of the mortuary arrangemen...
MR JAMES ORIGHTON. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 5 February 1914
JAMES CRIGHTON. We regret having to record the death of Mr James Crighton, which sad event took place on Thursday last. About a fortnight ago the late Mr Crighton contracted a cold, which sub- sequently turned to pneumonia, and although the best of medical attention and nursing was obtained the patient died about a week after the attack. The deceased, who was unmarried, carried on farming pursuits near Telford. He was a resident of the district for only a few years, but by reason of a most obliging nature be had made a host of friends, and much sympathy was extended to his brother (Mr Timothy Crighton) and relatives in their sad and sudden bereavement. The remains were interred in the church of England portion of the Tungamah cemetery on Friday, the funeral being largely attended. The burial service was read by Mr W. H. Tricks, in the unavoidable absence of the Rev. J. W, T. Oates,
TUNGAMAH WATER TRUST [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 5 February 1914
TUNGAMAH WATER TRUST The monthly meeting of the above was held on Monday, January 12. The Chairman (Com Fell) presided. CORRESPONDENCE From State Rivers and Water Supply Commission, as follows :— In reply to your letter of the 14th January re- questing that an additional supply of water be sent down from Casey's weir, I have the honor to inform you that the quantity being diverted at Casey's weir is about 650 c.f.m., an amount considerably in excess of the proper allotment. The Numurkah Trust states that the creek there ceased to run about the 20th December, end with the practical discontinuance of that supply there should be ample to provide for the replenishment of the storage at Katamatite weir. It is recognised that all the township supplies should be replenished as late in the season as practicable and that available supply should be concentrated for this purpose. The Commission will be glad to be advised as to how the present supply is being disposed of, what diversions (if an...
BIRD WORSHIPPERS DISCOVERIES AMONG AFRICAN TRIBES [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 12 February 1914
BIRD WORSHIPPERS DISCOVERIES AMONG AFRICAN TRIBES Mr P. Amaury Talbot, a district Commissioner in Southern Nigeria, and his wife have just made a remark able journey of over -1,300 miles in the Eket district, a country of rivers and creeks, many unexplored, with a popu lation of a quarter of million Ibibios (says "The Daily Express"). In an interview with Keuter's repre sentative, Mr Talbot says he found customs and ceremonies which appear to liave come down unchanged from the days of the Pharaohs. In some parts the dead are roughly mummified, while underground burial chambers are to be found planned like those of ancient Egypt. He found also traces of bird worship and witnessed a bird dance never before seen by Europeans. Most of the towns have their sacred pool, inhabited by good or evil spirits, to which in the past countless human victims were sacrificed. On two of these holy waters-the Lake of Life and tile neighboring Pool of Hatred and Death-Mr Talbot and Mr Eckin, of the Kwa...
PAY OF CLERGY PROBLEM FOR RECTOR'S WIFE [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 12 February 1914
PAY OF CLERGY PROBLEM FOR RECTOR'S WIFE The Bishop of Salisbury (Dr Ridge way), in a statement on the poverty of many of the clergy in his diocese, says there are a few parishes-he is thankful that ho is not the patron of any of them-in which the incum bent's income is about 30/ a week. The difficulty was aggravated by the fact that nine out of every ten in cumbents who receive these starveling wages were burdened with enormous rectory houses and large gardens, the tipITeep of which required more than the income of the benefices. Shortly after ho came to Salisbury the bishop received a letter from a clergyman's wife, stating that they were obliged to live in an enormous house; they could afford 110 servants, and she (tlio clergyman's wife) had to do all the work of the house; and at the mo ment of writing they had no coals In the house. The iiucstion how clergy lived on u0/ a week was difficult to answer. The responsibility for the condition of affairs rested on the laity. Appealing...
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 12 February 1914
TO OUR READERS. Vary often an interesting item may como uudi-r your notice. irou may witness sotno interesting oconrrenco which would be of general interest to the public. We invite you to send it along, written in a short, crisp style-the crisper the better. l'lie editor *'iU cuvefuliy porusc all com munications sent, whether thoy bo in political, social or other form, and thoy will be treated as strictly confidential. All items mast, however, ho well authenticated and Irani a reliable source. All com munications will ho acknowledged in tlio corr«spoud-ucs columns. If you do not w.xli your name to appear, use a nom-de-plume, but tlio uamo and address must be sent as a guarantee of good faith. Newspaper clippings uro also acceptable, and Tacts about people, such -as deaths, marriages, social events-in fact on all events-will be carefully road and, if suitable, published. We wish to make this journal as interest ing as possible, and you may help us if you desire. Give us your -opinio...
M.P. AND EX=TUTOR WIFE'S VIEW OF " TERRIFIED HUSBAND." [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 12 February 1914
M.P. AND EMUTOR WIFE'S VIEW OF " TERRIFIED HUSBAND." The jury gave a special verdict yes terday (says the "Daily Mall" of De cember 10) negativing undue influence and delivering other findings in the action brought against Mr. Samuel Hill-Wood, M.P. for the High Peak division of Derbyshire, by his former tutor, Mr. H. C. Formby, J.P., owner of property in Hampshire, to obtain £1500 arrears under a deed. Argu ments on the legal effect of the ver dict were adjourned. Mr. Formby said that, to enable him to marry in 1S99 the daughter of Colonel H. Wood, C.B., the defendant undertook during his lifetime to make him an allowance of £600 a year. The allowance was discontinued two and a half years ago. The case had been heard by Mr. Justice Bankes with a special jury. Counsel: For the plaintiffs, Mr. M. Shearman, K.C., Mr. Heber Hart, K.C., and Mr. It. G. M'Donald; for the de fendant, Sir E. Clarke, K.C., Mr. Cla vell Salter, K.C., and Mr. Drucquer; for Mr. Formby's infant daughter, Mr. Lux...
RURAL PROCUCERS' ASSOCIATION. REASONS FOR DISBANDMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 12 February 1914
RURAL PROCUCERS' ASSOCI ATION. UKASOUS FOR DISBANDMENT. In an article headed, "Oar Position," ?Wrob p.ppoared in the Jinuary num ber tjf "Monthly Nhws" (issued by the trustees of the Produceis' Defence Fund) the case is very clearly put for disbatidment. The article in question atatps; Our nc'ion in disbanding has bcpn tho an''j ct of comment in many loiters since received by us, and in no instance h:is tlio comment lieen adverse. Eicb .ind fivpry writer oxprpssin,1; Ilia own 01 Ilia brunch's opinion thinks we have done the very brsfc thinp, and tin* Ex* cutivn felt nn small tenae of grati fic-tion hO thin approval of all action wh'ch wis taken in the full conviction that it might mf-eb with disapproval, .mt which they nevertheless ft?11 to bp tho best course to pursue. . To hand iha fow thousand memtiers of our assnciation-as an nssooiition-lock and stock into tlio h-tnds of the uniou would have bpen enabling the union to roach thousands of producers at ouo blow und it would also h...
JEWEL ROBBERY HOLE CUT IN PARTY WALL. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 12 February 1914
JEWEL ROBBERY HOLE CUT IN PARTY WALL A daring raid on the premises oi Messrs W. Wright, Ltd., jewellers, o£ 124 Regent street, W., led to two me" appealing at Marlborough street Police Court on Monday (reports "Lloyd's Weekly" on December 12). Although the men - Frederick Aus tin, of Stroud Green, and Frederick Jones, of Rowton House, King's Cross -were arrested on suspicion on Satur day night, the robbery was not dis covered until Sunday evening. The thieves made their way in through a hole in the wall, after mak ing themselves comfortable during Sat urday night in Messrs Jaeger's show rooms next door, .making use. of a bed and some Jaeger rugs which they found. Entrance was gained l>y forcing the hack door of Messrs Jae ger's establishment in Warwick street, which runs parallel with Regent street. A watchman who guards several es tablishments in the vicinity went off duty at about six o'clock 011 Sunday morning, and after he had been watched away the gang apparently started ope...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 12 February 1914
TIIOONA SPOUTS. - At a. reor,nt meeting of tboso intripctcd in th" above , spnt'is tiia 8Ut"m'pnG of thp treasurer disclosed a bi«fily satisfan. tory position, receipts totfiI!in« £63 Os 3d. and [bo credit balanco £8 11b 3d. I'i was decided that sporta bn held on Wednesday, SLircb 11th, tlin ROOrtfl to br folHwud by a cn: c rt a::d ii men T- flu'Ti i il uilkhls vi-. kti re elecU.u, wiili &lt;?. Ftrunt! cm,, jv, commii.1^0. An inti>rc>Bt.ini> mid varied programme was nrrnngpd. SOROSES, SKIN FOOD. Every woman who wishes to appear be«u kj:"; aliould nee "Soroses" for the akin, it beinrf uri'surp&t-sort in ^re^c^ving the com plexfofl. Sirbsea Skin' Food isfresheuing, aofteuiiig, cleansing an&lt;i beauuiryi'g, .'!?'lt®8 iili bl'-mishca such. u3 pimples, freckles, v/ii'nlilea, suuliurn nnd siUlowneBS disappear like magic. Price 2a 9d pur jar. Obtainable at P. C. Phillips' Fancy Goods Store, 'i'uugamab, PUBLIC NOTICES NOTICE. JAMES CREIGHTON (Deceased): -Al...
The Express. THURSDAY, KEURUARY 12, 1914. The Double Dissolution. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 12 February 1914
THURSDAY, KEURUARY 12, 1914, The Double Dissolution. . THAT there will be a double disso lution within a few months is now practically certain. The Senate with its over-whelming Labor majority can fling the Bills of Min isters back in their faces, with every expression of contempt. . Whilst Labor is thoroughly organised and has definite aims, the Liberal Party always, and inevitably, tends to slackness. Its members are drawn from all sections of the community, who are agreed on the oue basic principal that the individual should be free, that there shall not be a new serfdom with the Trades Union "Boss"' as the modern slave driver. But in order to organise stxcccsbfully it is necessary to go a little further. The Liberal program appeals to the younger. men, and it is they who count. That program has to be scattered broadcast, and the Prime Minister, who is as earnest in the ' matter fas the youngest of those . "he supported in behind him, has scattering it. Absolutely nothing can be ...
PRIVATE SALES OF FAT STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 12 February 1914
PRIVATE SALES 01? FAX STOCK. Green, Mau"iug and Co. report liaviug sold by private treaty to Mossra \Y. Angliss and Co. meat exporters Melbourne, 75 bead of prime fat bullocks und cows, on account of several vendors, eo\v3 making to £7 10a and bullocks from £S to £13 per head in the paddock, the latter price lj. ing obtained by H. G. 6. Sloaue, Esq., Kilnya'na Station, Mulwala, for a number of prime heavy weight bullocks included iu his consignment We also report having sold and consigned to the same linn last week 1000 prime xlucd sheep on account of clicuts at the following prices on the ground viz:-Wethers, l(h to 18s ; ewes, 15a to 17s 6J; lambs, 13s fid to lis fid,
LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 12 February 1914
LOCAL AND GENERAL I To Oun SUBSCRIBERS.--W.i roccntly rendered uccuunss to .'ill Bub^crsberH of this journal, and are '"'.ping, in view of tho p >St bountiful harvest, that u mora genaroua responaa to our appeal will m-iko our assets cominensurHt' with tho liabilities of those who havo unintentionally overlooked us. THE WEATHER.-Tho hunt during tlia latter pirt of last week was the worst experienced hero for many years, Friday being an exceptionally unpleas ant day. There was a welcome cool change on Sunday, ar.d since then the weather has been delightful. ENTERI-risinc TOWNSMAN. - That Mr T. A lafcty. J.P., his confidence in tho st-i.bility.of this district is evidenced , by tha fictthat ha recently purchased Mr John Reynold's firm it Youarans, c-mtainin" CiO acres, Tho price piid was £7 5s per acre. . LOCAL STATE SCHOOL -The IojiI j health ullicer (Dr Kennedy) has ordered I the Tungaiuxh State school to hn closed j for another fortnight. It is hoped that the school will re-open...