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THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 7 April 1914
THEY SAY That the tennis and golf club'a an nual meeting is to be held on Wednes day at the tennis court. That an attempt will be made tbia yuar to reserve local interest in golf and that new links are spoken of. That good entries hare been re ceived for the Ijongwood races on Easter Monday. That several local horBes are engag ed, and a number of local sports intend accompanying them. That the Oddfellows' Hospital Ball is to take place on 17th April. That much interest was taken in tl)e 'motah' case last Tuesday; That the P?M. said tha case should not haye been taken to pourt, That an agreement between the part ties was arrived at. That the Strathbogie people have Btarted out on.an active house to house canvass for statistics to place before the Standing Committee. I That the Violet Town league will shortly 'hold a meeting to consider means of assisting the hillmen in tbeir endeavor to secure a line. That the premiership cricket match is in an interes'ing stage-Gooram have 103 runB ...
THE RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 7 April 1914
THE RAINFALL. - Though Violet Town itself has not . been rnnch favored reeently in the matter of rainfal,! most of the surround ing districts have been benefitted bj copious falls, and there is already an ' improvement in the stock market, which had become''hard" during the dry spell. The local records show that rain has fallen on ten days only this year, and 'the biggest fall was in January, when 180 points were registered in three falls. Only one shower of three points, occurred in February, and it was well towards the end of March before further rain fell. April promises well, however, 10 points being registered up to yester " day morning. Further nice rains fell, yesterday, and there were indications of a gooi'fair:as we went to press. The following is the table for this year: January (4 days) 130 points February (1 day) 3 " March (3 days) 71 ,, April (2 days) lQ " Total 10 days 21A
PIANO FOR THE SCHOOL. PRESENTED LAST WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 7 April 1914
PIANO FOR THE SCHOOL. PRESENTED LAST WEDNES DAY. On Wednesday, quito a pleasing ceromony was performed at the State school when the piano, which had bee'n obtained through the State Schools Decoration and Equipment Society arrived, and n Dumber of parents atten7 ded to take partiu the presentation of it (o thn school. Mrs Underwood on beV)ulf of the old committee foimally presented the piano to Mr Carter on behalf of the present committee. Mr Carter in a very graceful speech referred to the good work that the retiring committee had done, and then presented the piano to the children. Mr Hnrcourt played the first pieco and roused the enthusiasm of ths Children, sojrie of whoni were very oagef to get their flngors on the notes,' 3 A. short programme of pianoforto pieces by Lindsay and Muriel Mitchell, recitations by Belle Hoskin, Rnbjj Mac Donald and Olive Evered; and some school song3, was carried out. The licad teacher, on behalf of the childrpn, 11)ni>Is.e4 a|l thosowho attended ...
VIOLET TOWN POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, 31ST MARCH. (BEFORE MR. J. W. BEAVEN, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 7 April 1914
VIOLET TOWN POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, 31SI MARCH. (BKFORE MR. J. W. HEAVEN, P.M.) Herbert Orowther v. C. R. Holman, claim for 2C/-, uso nnd hire of . motor car. Mr lisuiond Turner appeared for plaint'fT, and Mr Stedman for defeud nnt. Tbo defence wua that thoro was no contract, and that the wrong party, was sued. Horbert Crowther, secretary of the Shire of Violot Town said he wbb the owner of the car. Some time in January, Mr Holman, asked him, as it was awkward for them to get to Gooram, to drive him and other cricketers to that place. Ho replied that he would bo happy to take four, provided that they found tho petrol, and that he had no other arrangement for that day. No one else was present at that interview, i On February ith ho law Holman at the i hotel and told him he would be unable i to go as he was driving to Melbourne. &lt; Holman said ho was disappointed, and I wished to know if they could have the car. Ho replied that they could have ] the car if a competent driver ...
REALLY DIPLOMATIC. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 7 April 1914
iiUAI-LY DIPLOMATIC. May: 4&lt;\Vii:it do you menu by Keying that Maud is *nmrc or loss pretty'?-" Tom: "Wei!, she's more proity than most girls and h^s pretty than you." «/oitii,? u rather backward lover, "::t on« x.t\d of the sofa, and his s»\\»*efc ii..art at the other. JJoth nrruls woiv no full to carry on conversation, but at tn-t lho iady.spi'lcj: "John, what aro you thinking about?*' John, nwakeneri from his dreamy, answered with a drawl, "Oh, just tho snuio as .you are;" and was Surprised to Ret tho retort: "If you do Ml box your *ara.M
DISTRICT NEWS STRATHBOGIE. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 7 April 1914
. DISTRICT NEWS [IBOM OCK OWN ConnESPONDBNT STRATHB0G1E. ' It is said that on some properties ; fwhero rabbits arc plentiful, stock is in a very low. condition, and that _ deaths are taking place. It seems [strange that with the present high prices of wool, lambs, and dairy pro duce that any landholder should not Strain every nerve to keep this de structive pest in chcck. Somo of the holdings here aro a disgrace to their lowners, while tho great majority are (straining every nerve t,o cope with (the pest. This matter is one that might bo taken up by tho Farmer's 'Association, as it is of the utmost im portance that every landholder should jdo his share. Owing to tho heavy flood in the Seven Creeks a number of trout fry about an inch long have been found jon the banks. . Several residents hero visited th'fl 6ea-sido, and most of them have re turned thoroughly invigorated, and ispeak iii high terms of the pleasure (derived from the trip. It is likely ithat a greater number will take a...
CRICKET. The Final Match. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 7 April 1914
'-CRICKET. The Final Match. The final match wan advanced a fur ther stage on Saturday, and the close of the day's play saw the match still in an open and interesting position. " Gooram added only 10 to their total for the last four wickets, Cowell doing the fejecution- Euros thus Jed by 23 runB ba the first innings. In their Second Attempt" Euroa made' 107, chiefly through a dashing 62 by .Cowell. Gooram lost one wicket (Hill It!) for 28 in their second attempt and now ha re'-10S runs to make for 9 wicket a to «ecure a win. Scores : EUROA. First Innings ^ 87 J21y, "c Uifrtley, b Soutec ... f ' fitowart,' o Bradley, bSoutor 6 Oowcll, b Qoodier ." 83 O'Connor, lbw Souter ... 4 Turner, b McPherson ... 1 Btedman, lbw Soutor ... 10 Fotbergill, b Nolan 10 - Nowotna, not out ." 2 Auld, c Vroland, b Nolan 0 . Fincham. o MoPherson, b Qoodier 0 King, c Meggett, b Nolan ... 0 Sundries ... 6 iloPheraon, 1 for 48 ; Souter, 4 foi1 27 ; Nolan, 3 for lo ; Goodior, 2 fdr 11. ' GOORAM (First Innioga....
A COLD IN THE HEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 7 April 1914
A COLD IN THE HEAD. "-N o-ofton honr*:of'a oolil i"«oiiig -tlUoagU .ton JiuUse,' and many people .arc cuiiieiit to .Uiiio i.o bteps co cliecli us piugi\xs:>; aiity.bce -uno. vieiuin ai Ct.-i ^nutJicr.bUvCUiiiU.io tuo .jhicci'joii, .and ciUnuy- uivuii'.tnvir own turn. - .-\u vuumu.y .coiU' uiv iuo lieau i*> an mlee t-u>u.s R-ver just as uiptiieria is, vnougn tonuui.u.'ly jnucii less severe, anu a* a rule,.unattended by any complications. Its cai.--.c js not,- ;»s was ioimeriy t>up posea, oxpoavuu'to'ivcsn air, or ram, or iog, lur -wuiKors-in- uiuuiitujji pbacrva ".vioiii1.u lilibut1 auy meifcets;. -'i'Uu 011 ' erijy is really a microbe, or ratiisr. \ ai i ous'Yni Jrobos, ior. while .dJi»httieria, for «?.yanip!o, is iu\vays;cviiibOa;;ijy one spo cua/'ge.. aj, a void may -'ue broughtabout. oy many germs lotaiJy. ditterent: irom ..uitciT tnuer. " . Xiiero aro predisposing cans s.iii the case of certain individual who taice.cold laoro.easily .thaii 'others. .16/won.d~ bo well...
STRATHBOGIE RAILWAY. Meeting at he North. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 7 April 1914
STRATH BOGIE RAILWAY. Meeting.atthe North; ' 'A' meeting was held on the 28th t>f ;the Railway Committee, at the Worth Hall. . Cr. Armstrong, the president of the United railway leagues, occupied tho chair,' and stated that, as time was jshort, tho committee would have to get to .work in real earnest. As it .was necessary that a most completo and reliable lot of statistics of the district should be obtained, a house to house canvass would ho require!] to securo them, and, as. there were fifteen members on tho committee, the Jwork, if it was evenly divided, need not be heavy on any one person. He had mapped out the district into di visions, and if the meetings concurred to these as he marked them it would ionly require the collector to bo ap. pointed to the division. After some discussion the districts Were aflotted and the secretary was instructed to supply each collector with |a circular, to bo filled in by each farm. The collectors are to hand in ttheir .returns by the 18th day...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term 'The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfold Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 7 April 1914
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS . : - ; [Where ? the term 'The Cominoii wealth" jb used.in connection with these rates aud rcguiatiouB.it inciudes .L'apua, Lord Howe Island,' aud Norfolk Island.] \ -V For every J ounce'oi" fraction thereof.' For delivery : Witliin; the CkiiuiiSoii weaith .. .. . ..... . .. 0 1 I'oi' delivery ia .tlio iirhish Km- : piro .. .. 0 1 For delivery in" tlie,Ne\v'Ilebr.des, , iiaafes,,"aiid . Torres. Islands -. . 0 3 Kor delivery, iii pther places ...: 0 2fj LBlU'Eit CA11D3. For.delivc-i\v: witliiii\the Common w-ealth:' Singk^ Jd.'each';"reply," Id. each half. For delivery'iiiuthe Mi'itisli Umpire (.sol list, of placesiuntier "Letters")-Sin gle; Id., oaoh. .. .. Fur delivery- ill -New- Hebrides, Banks, i and Torres Islands-Single, I'd. each, t'or deliver*" in other places- Single; ;. /jd. each. : POST CARDS. Sinple l-ostcards impressed with the Id. st-amp. and Koplv or double cards, .each half of which has (he Id. stamp impressed thereou, may be transmitted -t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 7 April 1914
ESSBiSSWWSS JPI > 'lii' is. Grain Skins | TalJow b e Leatfier § Brokers All proceeds are held in trust. mcnt is stored hy itself and cm uotodateofsM?. u Wool Sales Every Tuesday. Groin Every V/odaosdaj k Other Produce Three Times a V/eeU ° Libera: .Advances "fade- 2 Butter Shipments Undertaken on Owncr'o Acconnt E( ' . Three Month's Free Storage sii.^u oVnln rccelvcd a into Store from 1st December to'31 ftiarch, after which V one month Allowed. H ncrnl Agents-Victoria, Riverina and Queensland for 55 Cooper's Sheep Dip. nn of Agents In Victoria it Queensland for the Palntlne Enanranco Co., Offices: Collins end King Sireets. Melbourne. H. H6NSHHLL chemist, liuroa. DESIRES- to inform the pnbllo that the Greatest Relianoe can be placed in the PURITY and FRESHNESS of his STOCK of DRUGS -and CHEMICALS, . as EVERY ARTICLE is positively - NEW-without one single exception. . PHYSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS 1 ARE FCLLY aud ACCURATELY dispsnsed" by tlie Proprietor him self, at any hour of the Day...
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 7 April 1914
Church Services. Church of England - Goad Friday - Violet Town 11 ond 7.30. Easter Day-Violet Town 8 and 11 (h.O.) and 7.30; Mogloncmby 3 (u.o). Rev. D. A. McEachern. Tumleugh (Thursday 9th) 8 p.>n. Presbyterian-Violet Town 11 and 7.30; Stony Creek 3, Mr Thomas. Methodist-Violet Town U, Mr Euhr meister; Eaddoginnie 11, Boho 3, Violet Town 7.30, Iiev. Edwards ; Bnddaginnie, 7.30, Supply; Upotipot'pon 11, Mr Cook ; Earlston »; Mr F. Wall. ' '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 7 April 1914
r Autumn ? OP Millinery, Dresses, Coats, Furs, Blouses, Tlibbons, Velveteens, and a Splendid" Assortment of Trimmings and NeckWear. ^We are showing a full Stock of FLANNELS' ' and FLi^NN;ELETlE.S.; at Seasonable Prices. . Also a &ie. Assortment . of FANCY WORK. . Materials,' 'which are well worth inspection. MISS TOBITT has just returned from Melbourne' ?with the latest ideas in the above, aud the. display of Dainty Material is weir worth' a visit. MISS HARDIE has inspected the Latest Fashions in Dressmaking, and will -re-open ,the room about April 1st, and will be pleased if customers .will book their orders ahead so as to avoid disappoint ment, Suits to: Measure. The new .Autumn- and Winter Patterns-are now to hand, and I will be pleased to receive Orders *foK£ame. ' Every. Suit,is guaranteed. ^ / WB are still showing a few Bargains left over I from the summer sale, so' come along, and - clear ] them out. No reasonable offer refused, J. BLACKIE, HOUSE-& CATTLE MEDI...
THE WORLD'S BEEF. DEMAND OVERLAPPING SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 April 1914
THE WORLD'S BEEF. DUMAXI) 0\'KI!l,AI'l'li\(; HUlM'liV. Statistics rf'^:iidin^ the noi'M's ij'eol supply show that, as is Uu; case 'Ail' j some (ither primary products, lilts pro duction is not kc'piug pace with the, increase of |>t)(>i|]:itiou, or with tile in creasing purchasing power of Un> peo ple. h must be borne ill uiuid thai working people are now receiving bel ter wages in many omutrics, and thai, tlio world's (ratio >vas never .so ]>r&lt;>r pt-f UIIS as at tho present time, all ol which points to llto ability of the. people to purchase good, wholesome meat. An official .summary of tlio position fur nishes some significant figures, which have a very uircet. interest to Aus tralia and New Zealand. A .study of thu avaihil)lo figures will prove two points, namely: (1) the cattle of the world are not increasing at the same rate as are the respective populations, and (2) that in .several of the more im portant countries; tlio dairy oatllu re iiresoht...
CANADIAN DUTCH BELTED COW. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 April 1914
CANADIAN DUTCH BELTED COW. Dutch bolted cattle are bred' to a limited extent in Canada. This breed has bt'on long in the upbuilding, but the basis of .selection having buen tho clear wide band of whito around thu body, thu results of centuries of work aro far from satisl'aotory from the dairyman's .standpoint. Tho breed might bo considered as ornamental rather than useful. Tiio French (Ca nadian cows are worthy of much con sideration where a Jiarcly breed is re quired. The individual cow is sonic \vli!it» smali, weighing onjy 7001b to UOOlh. A bull weighs about lUOOIb. In general conformation they aro Mtmo what rough and angular; in tho oows the wedge shape is present. Tho color is black or dark brown. As inilk-pro dwet's they resemble the Jersey, though in rjuantily ami quality th;*y fall some u'hat behind that breed. An average of OuOOIb of milk of a littlo over 4 per cent, butter-fat is about tho stan dard. 'Die first individuals of tho breed are supposed to have gone to Canada f...
RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 April 1914
RAINFALL The following rainfall table will be of interest to the "man on the land": Station. Total Average Mar. 19, '14. for-March Euroa ... 170 Pta, . "165 Pta Benalla .. 41. 164 Wangaratta ... 77 222 Rutherglen ... 164 193 Beechworth ... 254 271 Wahgunyah ... 243 198 Wodonga ... 251 238 .. Cliiltern ... 202 234 Yackandandah ... 284 309 Whitfield ... 209' 281 Bright ... 238 27G Harriefcvillo ... 231 306 Tallangatta ... 19G 247 Mitla Mitta ... 226 ' 280 Cirryong ... 298 244 Mansfield .... 248 218 Wood's Point ... 218 366 The central north generally fared well as regards showers, and water 13 now fairly plentiful and grass growing freely, but this was not true of the upper pana of the Gonlhurn Valley. Yea reports that plough ing is delayed owing to thedrvnessof (he ground, and that young stock are becoming thin owing to the absence of green teed. In the north-eayt the March rainfall wag fairly good, except between Avenel and Wanga ratta. Along the Murray the average was exceeded, hen...
RAIN MAKING SCHEME. Application for a Patent. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 April 1914
RAIN MAKING SCHEME. Application for a Patent. Mr. J. G. Balsillie, the radio-tele graph engineer attached to the Postal department, has applied to the. Patents Office for provisional letters for his scheme for the production of rain. The proposal is described in the applica tion as "a means for causing the pre cipitation o£ vapor contained in the atmosphere." Experiments have been proceeding for the last two years on a' somewhat extensive scale. The object of tho device for which tho patent 13 sought is to induce in the atmosphere con ditions similar to thoso which occur when rain falls. A trial is shortly to be made over a - wide area of the country. Meanwhile Mr. Balsillie, in view of tho experiments, is not talking of the details of the scheme. Should the test prove satisfactory and patents be granted, a company with a large capital will be formed to carry out the scheme. The com plete specification has to be lodged within nine months.
ON GOLDEN WINGS CHAPTER XXXI. THE DISCOVERY AT BOULOGNE. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 April 1914
ON GOLDEN WINGS iBy W. Howell Pool*.) CHAPTER XXXI. tscovwiy AT UOCRR.oc.'XE. Tiiott /last wept and t/ioil fiast parted, Tlioti hast boon loisaken long; Thou hast watched lor steps that come ? not. back. 1 know it by tlic song. Tin.' next dnv Arlliur wrote a letter to lioillogue. in wlueli place Charley "We-stortan ami Lord C!artou, with their youthful vivos, passed thegolden hours of time; rejoicing daily in the batlis, ? the promenades. tlie cool verandahs, the Siesta .enfos; and thoroughly enter ing into .anil appreciating t.lTe delight ful IJohemiiuiism commonly indulged in at the seaside.,; . ., .. : It was with mingled feelings of- dis ciuiet and regret that Charley received iutolligonwv of Arthur's forthcoming marriage witlv his sister. To..liimj who' knew hor loibles, such a step augured aiiytlun'g but a life of contentment, ai'ul ijuktude for his old .school-fellow. Dear ly as he loved his sister, he could nut reeoiu>ile himself to tliu idea of her marriage with Arthur. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 April 1914
... A ... WHOLESOME DRINK BRACING AND mar. vra*. AND SDPPIiY HOCSH Brewers, Aerated SJs&r E&Eifcsfersra, HotcJ Essjot, Bakers, and Refratesrf Basins. Cormpsndencc [nvfted en AS Artidei used hi tts sbtn® trades. Note Address 304 FUBDERS STREET, INSURE WITH THE ASSURANCE SO LIMITED. FOB FlfiE, ACCIDENT, EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY, WORKERS' COftSPEfa . . . SAT1QFJ INSURANCE, . . . ACTIVE AGENTS WANTED WHERE NOT REPRESENTED. Full Particulars on application to DALGETY ® CO LTD., MELBOURNE. (Mwugprn £0* yiatoria.} LIVE STOCK INSURANCE ALL 'CLASSES OF STOCK INSURED AGAINST DEATH FROSj ' ANY CAUSE. I F0AL1NQ RISKS .. j.l COMMENCING WITH ATTEMPT TO FOAL AND DEATH FROM .ANY CAUSE THERE- ' ". AFTER. RATES LOWEST CURRENT. CLAIMS PROMPTLY TAII). ACTIVE AGENTS WANTED WHERE NOT REPRESENTED. APPLY TO DALGETY & CO., LTD.. MELBOURNE. ' HARTLEY Mo. 2, £6/0/-. HARTLEY No. 2, £6/0/-. HARTLEY No. 2, £0/6/-. HARTLEY No. 2, £6/0/-. Built. throughout of English first quality -pattern fitti...
Violet Cown Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, 14th APRIL, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 April 1914
Viola COWII Scniitici! Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESD-iY, 14th APRIL,. 1914 CODXCIL MBSTIHQ.- The shire council meets on Monday next, 20th inst. ODDFELLOWS' BALL,-The Odd fellows' ball, the first dance of tbaseason, tokos plaoo on Friday next. The pro ceeds nro to go to tho Children's Hospital, We beg io draw attention to thf» Commonwealth of Australia's notice which appears-in this issue ro enrol ment on the Electoral Rolls of the State of Victoria. PIKST AID.-To-night Dr. Daviet will continue his series of lectures on "First Aid." The lectures nre under the auspicss of tha A.N. A., and cordial invitation is extonded to the public; RACE CLDB.-A meeting of the raoe club is to be held at Morris' Hotel, on Friday 24th inst., when the balance sheet of the summer mooting will bo ! submitted and the programme arranged for tho winter meeting on Wobnesdnyj' 3rd June. VIOTOXIAX OAT HARTBST.-The quan tity of oats harvested this season was 8,890.321 bushels, against 8,823,639 bushels l...