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BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 28 January 1914
BOWLING. Play for the President's (Mr. Ban field) trqphy will commence to-day and co>ntinue on Saturday afternoon, Members are requested to try and play their games on either of these days. Beechworth spent Monday on the \angaratta green,, and had a very enjoyable time. The green, accord ing to. their remarks, being a treat to play on, Wangaratta were heav ily handicapped through several of their regular match players being away. In the morning they played a preliminary match with the colts; who, however, had no chance with the Boeechworth players, In the af ternoon the locals also shaped badly, only Drs. Docker's rink being up of the four, and Beechworth again scor ed a good win, According to this showing Wangaratta will have to play up to hold the Piggin Shield, but conditions on Monday were all against them--the green being slow after Sunddy hight's rain, and hav ing to play against ioxperlelced plpy ors with new players, Beechworth were well pleased with their victor ies, and...
DUCK SHOOTERS TOO EAGER. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 28 January 1914
DUOK SHOOQTlRIl.B O0 EBAT Gl., Though the duck shooting season in Victoria does not open till Wed noeday, February 11, many shooters in the river and lake districts have boon causing destruction among the young birds. Illegal shooting has to be put down with a strong hand, for wild ducks are becoming scarce, owin" partly to the increase in set tlement, and the drainage of swamps, consequently heavy penalties are to be asked for,
Dredging Inquiry. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 28 January 1914
Dredging Inquiry, '1Tih replort cmbohdyin g the re coollcnendatioins and flinding of the board that was appointed by par liamient to inquire into the elfecto of dredging and s1laicilng in the Oveli Valley, Bright, Castelnlaino, and (lipplland d(istricti wan s;igned on Satlurlday, and i ii uideretoodt to con Lain plropollll that will probably lead to the gradual extinction of the industry, The boaod, of which Mr, \V. David,,on is chairlmnl, realised the gravity of the Gove.riomenlt per 1mitting good agricultural land11111 to e given over to dredging, ullt not all of the Imiiihicr were pirepared to believe that the effCectl (If river Illta tioli Were what they were repreoueted to Ib, or that river pollution waii entirely due to dredging operationll, The miost important of the recoin mieldationsl that the board is making is that no dredging lease lUhall be granted for lan1d of a value of over 1;3. Next ill importance i a1 recolIllenl dation that it shall not be pernmlia aible for a com...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 28 January 1914
GENERAL NEWS,. Mr. John Nichol, Irrigation outtler' att llhlludlllia, near ltocilester, la ab spledlid plot of 5 acres of lucerne, fromii which in oneo cutting of four wek's growth, he secured two to?n perl' acre, while alnother cutting, inow of three wcoko' growth, prolnicsD to bo equally satitl acturyy . 'hin' in an extraordinary yield, but it is vouch ed for by the agent, who pIurchiat ed it for consignment to Albury, to which large uanlititlicu of lucaeriu are cent from ltochlctler. The Maypole l)airyiaa (_o., li't, for the year ended U2ithli )cccnllber, ilmade a Inet pruoli of L482,(000. The divi dend on the deferred ordinary ihalre it at the rat.e o(f it2 per cent., tit comipared with 21:; per cent, for ,I11 'the dircturl ; attIribute the rc dIl tic oli ill proflit, partly to lnl ail Vauiice in the o,;t of raw aniterial. It will be learned with regretol by fIihe who we're uIcttaintud with A'Mr. taniel ()'O nno?r, lurncrly l'outmu; tcr Icnleral of New ,outh Wales;, lld it, ione...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 28 January 1914
"I never plent monley which returned mo uich pleaslur."--F'romi the let ter of a country parent when paying tho fieee for hls daiughter at the M.LO. eathdist ladies' College, IiAWT IIOIiN, P'reident: Ilev. W. II. l'itchott, 1.A,,, 1, .nII, d IMautur : Otto Krome, B.A. The ordinary Btaff for 1914 included Nine UJnivernity (Gradulates, The ML.C, has beein (lelcribed nO "a echool with ideal'" : The Ileal of l'hyuical Culture, wi ith L naturl.l reward of health, and the grace anld cliciency which go witli health. The Ildeal of Domeetic 'Training, litling a g;irl for ihappy WomllnhIood, The ll deal of l]uineili hIlu EqlipmenL, preparin; a girl to earn her own livell h0oo0(. 'The Ideal of 'reparation for ;a U[livernity (ournci, no that It irl cani ou ter one of the lprofeiHioinn, Th'11 Ideal of ,Iocial Culture, giiving a kinowledbO of 1iocial dutiel) and Ullagcu, Tle Ildeal of Moral T'rainiii, I0o an to dovhlop a pllr) ' nd 11i ltrol'g chail actor, i~aboratory for nciei' i tiidientu; Mode...
TOBACCO GROWING INDUSTRY INTERESTING FIGURES. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 28 January 1914
TOBACCO GROWING INDUSTRY 4- - -..·-·--- INTERESTING FIGURES, 'l'The ollowing is a return of the quantity of tobacco produced in Vic torila during the last 12 years: Year, Yield in lb, 1901-3 .. ,..... 35,640 1902-3 ,,, ...... 83,472 1903-4 ... ,,,,... 94,976 1.901-5 ...,,,,.., 124,544 '1905-6 .. ,,...... 157,360 1906-7 .....,... 67,536 d0,oS ... ... .. 309,621 1908-9 ,,,..... 296,464 1909-10 ... ... ... 306,880 1910-11 ... ... 122,080 1911-12 .....,,. 402,832 1912-13 (about) 134,000 'The area und0r tobacco in 1911-12 Now -iuth TWalon ..... 8501 acros. ,ue nsla l ... ... ... ... 592 acres. Victoria ,. ... ...... 356 acrea. T'(1o ailui)ili, of Australall leal llllla ct urll d in 1901 wall:"- itato IIb. Now South V'ileli ,.. 715,000 Qoueenslahd ....... 850,000 Victoria ......,,... 178,000 South Auutraliu ,.. 118,000 West Auotralia ... ... 1,000
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 28 January 1914
PHIILIPSON.--In sad and loving remembrance of our dear father, George Phillipson, who died at his residence, "Weirside," Wan garatta, on 26th January, 1913,. A noble heart finds rest at last, -Inserted by his loving children, Grace, Victor and Rose; also his little grand-daughter Gracie, Wangaratta Chronide, Published on WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY MORNINGS. WEDNESDAY, 28th JANUARY, 1914
WATTS, TURNBULL & CO. WANGARATTA MARKET. Thursday, 29th January. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 31 January 1914
WATTS, TURNBULL & (O. WANGAIAATTA MARK Tr,. Thursday, 29th January. Watts, Turnbull and Co. report having held their usual fortnightly 1shoop and cattle market on the t1lbovo date, when they had a good yarding of all clasCes of itoclI, There was a large attendance of buyers, and bid ding wan brisk, an?ld e report a to tal clcarallce at rates equal to late rates,i Fat ('attlc. We yarded somo prime quality cattlet, which met with a ready ale,, lrime heavy cowls a/c estate late JIame;a ilg?l?, ';(6 9;) to £6 15, anld wvere plurchaced by Mr. J, il. Lyle; prime heavy thifcrI a/c Mr Jamnle; Alatks L'(i 6;; to £C7 . s, pur chl;nied by Mr. J. Iliicae, jI r., Ileech worth; priniw lightweight heifer) a/c Mlr. lt' Wootn 1'1 13;I to th, p .r chal;ed by Meh?;;r Ditversi, Hlutherglcn Iani Alololay, W\tngarattia; cO)V)t al/C Mr. l., I'. Rkehaa to '(5 fl;; cowt) a/c AMr) lugItIl to (:6 'i; ' ifers a/Ce lr. ' t. l)int;dale to t25; lightweitght )bulltockl; ?l/ic'Mr., , ACle(I'regor to ,£6 15;...
DOIG & VALLENDER WANGARATTA MARKET. Thursday, 29th January. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 31 January 1914
DOIG & VALLENDER WANGARATTA MARKET. Thursday, 29th January. Messrs Doig and Vallender report:. A full supply of fat cattle forward, the attendance of the trade and dealers not up to the average, con sequently bidding was not so brisk, and with the exception of prime cow and. heifers, beef prices showed a de cline on last market rates. The yarding of both fat and store sheep was the heaviest for some time, prices retained the high level rul ing for previous markets, we,had an exceptionally lqrge yarding, and were successful in quitting the whole at prices satisfactory to our clients. Oattle,-Best pens of bullocks £7 16s to £8 9s; good do. from £6; cows £4 10s to £5 6s; heifers 70s to £5; vealers 39s to 56s; and at these prices weo- sold drafts for Messrs Brien Bros., Seymour, Doig, Mason, -O'Keeffe, and others. Fat Sheep.-We sold 45 comeback wethers a/c E. A. Byrne 14s .10d; 25 do. 15 8d; 60' merino wethers a/c John Jones, Bobinawarrah, 15s; 86 xbred and comeback ewes a/c Mes...
AUCTIONEERS' REPORTS FLANAGAN, NEWMAN & CO. MYRTLEFORD MARKET. Thursday, 29th January. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 31 January 1914
AUCTIONEERS' REPORTS - '-. FLANAGAN, NEW 1' AN & 00,. MYRTILUEFOltl) MAlllliT, Thursday, 29th January. Messrs Fllanagan, Newman anI d c(. report having held their tunal fort nightly market at Myrtleford la,;t Wednesday as follow: -Fat tiheep. A full sipply, and the full attend ance of bl;yer l't ma competition good and hiceepl old a little better than at lait sale, and we sold right out. I'itme \vwetther; ,i/c Mr. M. Kay, Whorouly, made 19;; Id; other wethers 15n to 1tt (itd; mixed owe;; and wethers I1: Gd; best lamba li; 6d; othern ln 1 6d to 12;; lid, Fat cattlo.--We had a l,ti lenning of fat cattle, and buyersi were keener than at lahst, market, with the result that vendorn were well natislied all round. Best bullocksi a/c Mr. (1. Gerraty madlo .10; /c I)Dr. Hutton, bulloc's .9; other; bullockl to C8 15s; best cows to C28 5s; others £6 7l to £7 10s; medium cows and helfers £5 5s to £5 12s 6d; vealers £3 14s; others from £2 11t;. Store cattle were in fair demand, and buyer...
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 31 January 1914
SPORTING NOTES. ----+--- 'I'e D)ooklo races wore hold on W\ed CneHday, and woro successful. The lHandicap pony race was won by A, U~allander's Royal Shot, by half a length; evens winner. Lady Mona wonl the Dookie Handicap, H. lohy istedl's Wilderness Maid and i'rialine dead heat for second. W\ilderaier Maid ran second in the ('o;igrove I lHndicalp. At (the lookie raner; oi W\Veduinelay, a tiiii1lei'r of )pu tlier were "haIuu c le" by n liule ')pulolluI bookie. Aii WIanlgV1 ntll llllllutel', VI()ho hope)d to collehct C2, drlopped (.:u over one event illlllis; wl ty,. NominaI l iont); lt ??printlehu;St imae1; (18(h l,'e rlrut'y) 'lA ,t? on ? i aturday, Yth l '.lhtruity, with the h nu . iuci etl-. dry, J. ('ilrien. ''lih WIlhho uilly 8' lf'inig (lubl) will ho?hl it meetinLh (luI l''ihhy next, Clth , e ibrulary. ,;ntnrire cloh ed on Th'1'urs diay, and are uatituiactory. A good day's raciu u pis iromised.
DISTRICT NEWS. BRIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 31 January 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. BRIGHT. Guard W. Cornish, who has been transferred from' Bright-Wangaratta line, to the Goulburn Valley, was on Wednesday night presented with a purse of sovereigns as a mark of appreciation. CHILTERN. The recent sports hold at Ohiltern under the auspices of the Chiltern Methodist Circuit, resulted in a pro-, fit of £52 12s, COROWA. The official opening of the Corowa municipal electric lighting scheme took place last week. The work, which is a combined lighting and pumping, service, cost over £6000, Comparatively few ratepayers have so far installed the light, The pump well on the river fiats, from which the water supply for the town is ob tained, is almost, empty, and the town is practically without water. Engineers are engaged on the work of finding out whether the tubes in to the drift are stuffed up and so shutting off the supply. If the pipes are free and no supply of water can be obtained in the drift the pumps will have to beremioved to the river. GRETA WEST. A...
AUCTIONEERS' REPORTS. WODONGA HORSE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 31 January 1914
AUCTIONEERS' REPORTS WODONGA HORSE BALE. Campbell and Bons, Melbourne, and Younghusband, Row and Co,, Albury, held a sale of horses at Wodonga on Thursday, when they yarded over 200 horses. There was a large attendance of buyers, and competition was good for all young fresh horses. Farm horses, rising 3 and 4 years, sold to £35; aged draughts to X22;, 3 year old draughts to £23; delivery cart horses to £24 10s; order cart horses to £16 10s; ponies to £18; aged saddle and har ness horses £5 10s to.£12,
TWO MINES CLOSE DOWN. GREAT SOUTHERN, RUTHERGLEN. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 31 January 1914
TWO MINES CLOSE DOWN. GRIfAT SOUTHERN, RUTH ERGILEN. Operations have ceased at the Great Southern mine, Rutherglen, work at which was started 24 years ago. The company pumped for seven years to drain the lead, The gold won amounted to 136,724oz., valued at £558,287., The amount distributed in wages amounted to £362,6588; shareholders received in dividends £67,950. At one time 600 men were employed, and about £3000 a fort night was paid in wages. Operations were conducted at a depth of 450 feet a 90 h.p. dynamo providing the hauling power and generating the electric light. The main workings ex tended over a mile under-ground. Work has been stopped owing to the poor returns and the increased working costs,,and to mines further along the lead ceasing to pump. Shareholders will receive a liquida tion dividend of 4s 6d to 5s per share. One hundred and seventy men were put ofi on Thursday mIorn ing. A few men are still employed pulling up the rails, getting the trucks out of the mine and ...
WODONGA MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 31 January 1914
WODONGA MARKET, Younghusband, Row and Co. Pty. Ltd. held their fortnightly sale of fat and store cattle at their Wod onga yards on Tuesday, January 27, Fat Cattle.--The supply of fat cattle was on the light side, with the exception of odd drafts of prime quality. There were very few good cattle penned. The attendance of buyers was not as good as .usual, and prices were if anything lower than those of last market. Best bul locks £9 10s to £10 15s; others £8 to £9; fat steers £5 to £6 Ss; best cows £6 10s to £7 10s; others £5 to £6. Vealors.--Very few vealers pen ned, Competition was not too strong, and values lower. Best, £3 to £4; others from £2, Store Cat tle.-The yarding of store cattle all round was only a moderate one and consisted principally of small des criptions, with odd small lines of bullocks., There was only a limited attendance of buyers present, and values remained unchanged from the previous sale. Bullocks, 4 years old, £6 10s to £7; others, same age, more forward in ...
THE MARKETS. MELBOURNE, Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 31 January 1914
THE MARKIETS. MELBOURNE, Friday Night. Wheat is steady at 3s G6d, Febru ary 'delivery alongside 3s 6ld. Bran and Pollard,-Quotation for bran 4s, £4 10s, and for pollard £4 16s ton of 20001b. delivered. Oats;--Milling, good to prime, Is 91d to Is 10d; fair to good heavy feed o 8d :to. ls 9d; poor down to 1s Gd. Maize -up, to 4s 2d for prime. Barley.-Malting up to 3s Gd; Cape 2s 2d to 2s 3d. Chaff.--Wheaten £3 10s to £3 12s Gd; oaten £3 2s Gd. Potatoes.-Oarmons 43 10s to £4; plnkeyes £3; special £3 s,. Onions,-Globes £5 10s to ,£6 10s; brown Spanish £6 to £6 10s.
ALBURY SHEEP SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 31 January 1914
ALBURY SHEEP SALE. lDalgety and Co. Ltd., Albury, held a special sheep sale at Albury on January 23, when they yarded 32,000 store sheep to a record at tea(lance of buyers from practically all parts of N.SW, and Victoria. With the exception of two or three small lines they succeeded in making an entire clearance at auction, and it big number of buyers were unsup plied at the finish, The following are the principal prices; 2 tooth xbred ewes, in lamb 14s to 18s 3d; 4 and 6-th, xbred ewes, in lamb, 15s to 18s id; xbred wethers, 2-th, 14s to 16s; 4 and 6-th. xbred wethers 15s 3d to 18s; comeback, ewes, 2-th. 14s to 15s; 4 and 6-th. comeback ewes, in lamb 15 to 19u 2d; merino ewes, 4 and 6-th,, in lamb 11s lld to 15s 10d; merino wethers, 4 and 6-tb, 10s 10d to 14s 3d; 6 and 8-th. wethers 13s to 14s id; xbred weaners 10s to 12s lo0, Over 300 rams were yarded, and met a ready sale at the follow ing prices: Lincoln rams, 2 to 3 gas; Shropshire rams, 4-tb, li gas.; Cor riedale rams to 4 gas...
NEW SOUTH WALES CABINET. THE MINISTRY SWORN IN. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 31 January 1914
NEW SOUTH WALES CABINET, THEI MINISTRY SWORN IN, At an Executive meeting on Thurs day, the now' State Ministry was sworn in. The portfolios are as fol low: Mr. W. A. HOLMAN, Premier and Treasurer. Mr, J. H. OANN, Ohief Socrbtary and Minister for Mines.," Mr, R. D. HALL, Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Mr. F, FLOWERS, Vice-President of the Executive Council, Mr. J. L. TRIFLE, Minister for Lands, Mr. A, GRIFFITH, Secretary for Public Works. Mr. A. 0, COARMIOHAEL, Minister for Public Instruction, Mr. WV. G. ASHFORD, Minister for Agriculture, Mr. J, ESTELL, Minister for Latour and Industry, Mr. H. O. HOYLE, Assistant Treas urer, without portfolio. Springhurst Races,--Tho progrlamrme for the 191-1 race meeting Ihau been issued. The date of the races habu booeen xed for 18th i'clhrutry, and the programme compllrie nix tevclt, of which the Springhlltrst ilandicap, £17, in the principal race, iand the other evlent are Malidell Plate, 't'rial htandicaip, 1'lyingl liandlicap, Gallo...
MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 31 January 1914
MELBOURNE LIVE STOO1H MARKETS, Fat Cattle.--There were 3575 yard. ed on Wednesday, including 1350 from North-Eastern district, In bullocks prune quality was moderately repre sented, although a full proportion was well suited to trade requirements Cows: 1320, the bulk of which con uistodl of second and useful grades, with occasional pens of prime. Al though the competition of exporters was in evidence throughout, yet the demand was not evenly unstained, Best descriptions, however, in some instances ruled a t?hade lirla0r, while the general toune of the market, with slight fluctuationl, ,val practically unaltered. (lhlotatqiotn:-- P1rimel 1e pea of bullockl il)10 10,; to 3?12; extra do £12 10; to i £133 'ill dl; gotod do, £0 to £10; good light and haduly weightii ,1?1 to i£8 15?;; te:0o1 d do U.. i6 1i to ,C7 10i;; ildcrior aui lilghter fron , £5 151i; primlOe l011, of comu,,t 1I 1(O1 to ,U se,; extra do. 1:8 0li t)o £J 5s; odd Ica1;i to l£10 101; gito , doi. J;5 153 to '6 151; t ieco...
AUSTRALIA'S GOVERNOR-GENERAL. LONDON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 31 January 1914
AUSTRALIA'S GOVERNOR GENERAL, LONDON, Friday, A now name mentioned to-day in connection with the Governor-Gen oralship of Australia is that of the Rt, Hon, Ronald Grauturd Munro l?rguson, P.O,, Libtral M.P. for Leith Burghs since 1886, and Vice Lieutenant for Fife. (Noto,-The Rt. Hon, Munro'"For guson, who Is in his 54th year, was a Lord of the Treasury in 1894, He married in 1889, Lady Helen Hermiono Blackwood, daughter of the Marqtuis of Dufferin,