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Concerning People. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
Concerning People. MR W. MOORE, who has purchased the Wodonga and Albury auctioneering business of Mathieson and Davis, will probably sever his connection with Yackandandah Shire Council, of which he has been secretary for some years. An Honor Roll, containing the names of 47 "old boys" who have volunteered for active service, is now to be seen in the local school, says the Wodouga "Sentinel." This roll which is a very fine piece of work was designed and eiecuted by Miss Minnie Rowe, first female assistant at Wandiligong. In the design is a picture of the Goddess of Victory standing on a lofty pedestal. She holds in her left hand a wreath of laurel at the top of a long roll, which is being unrolled by a soldier in khaki who is kneeling at the bottom of the pedestal; in her right hand she is holding a huge trumpet The school motto "Duty First" is neatly inserted at the ln"ora of the picture The de sign whicu is most appropriate for such a purpose, reflects much credit on this young l...
Church Services. Sunday, 10th December, 1916. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
Church SeruioQs. Sunday, 10th December, 1916. METHODIST-Wandiligong 10 a.m. and 8 p.m., Rev. L. E. Egan-Lee. Bright 1130 a.m. and 6.30 p.m., Rev. L. E Egan-Lee. Brookside 4 p.m., Rev. L E. Egan-Lee. Lower Buckland, Fri day, December 8th, 8 p.m., Rev. L. E. Egan-Lee. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. - Bright 11, Rev. G. Brammall ; 7, Mr G. Tavare. Wandiligong 3, Mr G. Tavare. Free burgh 3. Rev. G. Brammall. Harriet ville 7.30, Rev. G. Brammall. * PRESBYTERIAN.-Wandiligong 11, Pore punkah (Sunday School Anniversary) 2.30, Bright 7, Mr A. McEenzie-Harri son. ?" MeaBrB Flanagan, Newman and Co announce that there will be no sale of stock at Myrtleford on the 27th inBt. The first sale in the New Year will be held on 3rd, January, 1917. The members of the Wandiligong branch of Red Cross Sooiety are working assiduously ior the oomlng Jumble Fair in aid of the funds. Already a large number of artiolea have been donated, and more are in the making. When the ladies set out to accomplish an objeot they rarel...
A Costly License. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
A Costly License. ' Ax the annual sitting of the Licensing Court oa Thursday morning, the applca tion of John Newtun for u renewal of his license for a billiard table at the Govern ment Chalet, Mt. Buffalo, was considered. The C.P.S., Sergeant Priest, stated that Mr Newton had failed to fGrward his old license. He had written to him on the subject, and his reply was that the old' license could not be found. He then in formed Mr Newton that certain steps were necessary to comply with the Act, but he had failed to move in this direc tion. Mr M'Swiney asked that time be given Mr Newton to comply with the conditions The P.M. said he would adjourn the application to a date to be fixed. Costs amounting to £110/ were allowed.
DISTRICT NEWS. POREPUNKAH. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
DISTRICT HEWS. I ffi'ROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS!. ,POREPUNKAH. THE patriotic concert, which was an nounced last week to take place oa the Sth iust., has been put on another week, and will therefore be held on Friday next, 15th inst. The programme promised is said to be a very attractire one The monthly dance was held in the Hall last week, there being a splendid attendance to which a large number o! Bright friends contributed. The inno vation ol having a regular monthly . dance for the Hall funds seems to have been a happy idea of the committee's, and this, combined with a good iioor, which the caretaker (Mr Hannaiord) takes care to keep in order second to none, usually results in a good attendance atthese functions. The music was sup plied by Mr Bruckuer, and as usual was all that could be desired in that respect, whilst the duties of M.C. were efficiently carried out by Mr R. Gladstone. HARRIETVILLE The local branch of the Red Cross Society has recently forwarded the follow ing goods ...
The Alpine Observer. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8TH, 1916 [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
Ulte JUpine ©toserbcr. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8TH, 1916 The compensation fixed by the Lioences Reduction Board in respect of Dunphy's hotel, at Lower Buokland is £350. Mr E. Talbot Jones,, dental Burger n, may be oonaulted on Tuesday and Wed nesday next, at the Alpine Hotel cot tage. Messrs Smith Bros, coach proprietors, of Bright desire to intimate that thoy have now added an up-to-date motor car to their plant, and are prepared to run trips at current rates. The Bright Boxing Day Carnival com mittee is inviting tenders for supply of logs for the chopping contests on Boxing Day. Full particulars can be obtained rom Mr E. J. Delany, hon. sec The Wandiligong Brass Band intends holding their usual concert and recital on Christmas night, the proceeds from which will be donated to ths local Red Cross Society. A special meeting of the 'Bright Shire Council will be held on the 23rd inst. to examine and finally settle the annual statement of accounts for the year ended 30th September, 1916. The ...
Not a Case for a Surgeon. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
Not a Case for a Surgeon. A country parson was one day go ing his usual round of visiting, when he was stopped by one of his congre gation, an old farm hand, who said: "An' hoo be yer darter this murning, yer reverend?" - "My daughter!" exclaimed the, par son rather surprised. "Oh, she . is luite well, .tbank; you.".'.; "What!", cried the : rustic,; "quite well? Why. I heard/she, hod: ^. cyplo: 'P.ci'°ient. yesterday, an' busted Iter in ner.tubing!" ; ' -
Wifie Was Artful. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
Wifie Was Artful. A good story is that about a man who one day tolil his wife he would give her all the silver pieces sho found in his purse or pockets which were coined in tlie year she was born. As a result the lady in due courso of time had quite an amount of silver on hand-so much, in fact, that sh:> went to the bank and deposited It in her name. Then, speaking to the cashlcr, the lady said: "My husband tolls rae you am going to pay him some money to-day. Won't you, please, pay him in this silver 1 have just, deposited? T \vill';i)e so much obliged if you will." - ? Of course, the cashier, being noted for his courtesy to the ladies, quick ly replied that he would be happy to please her. As a result the lady has still more birthday money.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
Fat Ladies! Why Not Be - Stylish ? Ladies cannot afford to lie stout, a. fat people not only appear to lool older than they are, but have a muol coarser appearance than their thin friends, so if you are putting on flesl at a rate that dismays you, here is :. way by which you may regain your los: stylish slenderness. The cost will bt' trifling, no injurious effects to follow, and the result permanent. Korinett.es if taken regularly, v.-ill cure safely, surely and easily, and with their as sistance it will not be necessary to exercise or diet. Formettes increase the appetite whilst decreasing the fat. They tono up the system, make you feel well, and look years younger. They remove fat evenly and without any exertion on your part, and never leave a wrinkle behind in doing so They will also cure palpitation of the heart, shortness of breath, sick head aches, dyspepsia, and all other ai' ments caused by excess fat. Formettes are sold at 5/3 the car ton l>y all Chemists and Drapers; Ko...
Cool. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
Cool. Olio raiuy day in spring ail old Yorkshireman returned to his native village after ail absence of fifteen years, and fearfully sought the House whlcli sheltered his deserted wife. Entering without knocking, lie seated himself near the open door, took long and vigorous pull at his dirly clay pipe, and nodded perkily to "i 'owd woman." "llornin', .Maria," he said with af tectcd unconcern. She looked up from the potatoes she was peeling, and tried to utter tlie scathing tirade she had daily rehears ed since his departure, but it would not come. "Ben!" she said instead, once more resuming her work, "bring thesen o'er to t' fire an' aw'll darn that hoilo i' thy jersey. Ah meant doin' it t' da tha' went away, but summat put me off't."
HER MILKING PAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
HER MILKING PAIL. When Doris took her hulking-pail To cross the dewey meadow; The eastern sky was golden pale, The valley lay in shadow; ; [ followed slowly, not too near,.... . And softly, lest the maid should hear. The wet, white daisies bent to touch Her slender foot, and kiss it; [ envied them this pleasure much,' Since I'd been doomed to miss it; And thought the flowers were treated far i .More kindly than some lovers are. Uehinil a thorn 1 stood to watch Her coax the cow and chide her; And humming at a merry catch, : Set the small stoo". beside tier; J While freshly, as she could have wished, ? ' The milk through dimpled fingers swished. Thought I, "This chance I ' must not miss! . Her milk-pail home I'll carry; And in return demand a'kiss, . ? . 4 For milkmaids are not charyV The poets sing: If swains be brave, Hence, my reward I'll boldly eravc;" !J::t when at length. I would have slept ; Toward the maid with fervor, : ; Young Stephen o'er the hedge hr.c leapt i AYiUi like i...
The Origin of Adults. Why Army Doctors To-day Are Rejecting Men Who Were Spoilt in the Making Twenty Years Ago. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
The Origin of Adults. Why Army Doctors To-day Are Rejecting Men Who Were Spoilt in the Making Twenty Years Ago. By Dr. C. W. Saleeby. War is beginning to teach the statesmen and peoples of Europe how to value the greatest and noblest of the arts of peace, "the making of per fect soldiers," as Walt Whitman says; not only for the dreadful work of war, but. for the victories of peace. After a lone struggle every one of the fighting nations has learnt the beginnings of the tremendous truth as to the longest price of war. Whether the nutkn be wrong or right, whether aggressor or defender, whether des tined to win or to lose, it is feeling the pinch of war upon .its own real wealth-the healthy life, and espe cially, in this ease, the healthy man hood of its people. In peace, not one whit less than in war, nations live by this only real wealth; but war illuminates old truths very suddenly and luridly. War drains away that which a na tion 'needs most far faster than it can be replaced, and ...
MIKADO A WRESTLER. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
MIKADO A WRESTLER. . The Mikado of Japan, whose sub jects have been doing so mucli to heir. tlie Allies in the present war, is n thorough soldier, and has a wonderful knowledge, of military tactics and hi tory. When he was quite a boy ' y/as introduced by his father, the late Emperor, to take a keen interest ii: the principles of national defence. H was taught wrestling and was made to try his prowess with young men in the humblest walks of life. , 'On one occasion he was present with his father at u big wrestling' tour nament and took part in many of thr matches. He threw all his opponent? until there stepped into the ring a young farmer's son of such a burly build that it was evident that the fn ture Mikado would have a very rough time^of it. However, lie went mnnf' :l.v;fo work, but.'was decisively beaten aVd 'had to confess that the farmer' son' was victor. ; After the match the. late Emperor sent for the umpire, and, pointing to the farmer's son, who was fooling ra ther uncomfo...
The Winners. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
The Winners. By "Gilrooney." | "The world lias no time for the losers." That, dear sinners, is one of the eternal verities, as true as truth, and as old as the earth itself. In the jungle, by the ethics of Jungle Law, the beast that loses is eaten. If a beast wins he eats the loser; .if he loses he is eaten by the victor. It is a very simple law, and one against which there is and can be no appeal. And the same old law holds good in the jungle of humanity. We profoss to be very magnanimous and prida ourselves on being "sports," but deep ; down in our being, the old Jungle j Law, which is older than Adam, holds ! good and laughs at the veneers, the | polishes and the conventions" of civi-1 lisation. j True, we have our asylums, our liov j pitals, and our poor-houses. \Vlu::i j we drive our brothers mad, or maim j and afflict them, or deny them their j daily bread, we place them in t.bos>:' institutions, and delude ourselves : into the belief that we have done the' square thing. We...
A Boon for Country Ladies. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
A Boon for Country Ladies. In another column of this Issue is an advertisement of the Wholesale Manufacturing Co., 49 J51izabeth-st., Melbourne. Tliis enterprising firm is catering for the making of ladies' cos tumes and dresses by mail at prices which speak for themselves and must command a ready sale. A new depar ture is a department for malting up ladies' own material. Those who have bargain dress-lengths stowed away can now have them made up at bargain prices. If the customer wishes this firm will send out free samples of dress materials and Quote for the dress complete. The undertaking could not have been launched at n more opportune time, for with the enormous prices ruling for everyday commodities one has to watch every penny-and the largo savings the firm can offer will .no doubt be much appreciated. A large number of shopkeepers are taking up the firm's agencies in different towns. All particulars are given in the adver tisement elsewhere. Before wearing new stockings wash ...
Poor, But Proud. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
Poor, But Proud. He was a real live duke, and a big employer of labor. Bob Willet never cared to earn his bread by the sweat of his brow, and it was small wonder that his ducal lord and master took occasion to inform him tliat his services would be no longer required. Bob was bitterly averse to sucl treatment, and resolved to have it out with "the dooli." A favorable oppor tunity presented itself to his mind, for had not the duchess been appoint ed a lady-in-waiting to the Queen? "All- right, yer grace," he said, sar castically. "I'll go, even if it's against the grain. But I'll say this to you, sir-though I'm a poor man, I've never had to send my missus out to service, and that's more'n some people can say!" . .
CHAPTER XXI. A New Ally [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
CHAPTER XXI. A New Ally Heimsley Arden, a tall, spare, bronzed man of fifty, sat, in a suit of white drill, cross-legged in an easy chair, smoking a long, cherry-wood I'ipe, with his keen, grey eyes fixed attentively upon his guest's face. It was characteristic of the man that he kept the best cigars for his friends, while he himself smoked shag. His "hermitage"-a while bungalow, on the summit of one of the lesser heights of the South Downs-was' roomy and comfortable, but lacking in many of the superfluities consid ered essential in an age of luxury. It was the home of a man accustomed to "do without"-of one who had spent much of his time in soldiers1 rents and gold miners' shacks, and who had reduced the art of house keeping to a science that eliminated everything that, in his estimation, could be designated "flummery." To I a woman's eye his abode might have appeared bare; but there was no wo man in the house. An ex-soldier was his only servant. Franklin had arrived at the bunga l...
A Threefold Threat. THE STORY OF A MYSTERY. Published by arrangement with Ward Lock & Co. Ltd., London & Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XX. A Crop of Perplexities. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
B A ThreefoId Threat. THE STCKY. OF A MYSTERY. DERWENT SIX ALL. published bv arrangement with Ward Lock & Co. Ltd., London & Melb. All Iliglits Reserved. CHAPTER XX. A Crop of Perplexities. la Piccadilly Franklin met Augus tine Warren. The young clergyman came towards liim with a certain air of diffidence, as if lie would rather have passed on without recognition. "Why, Warren,'' exclaimed Frank liK, "you're a rare visitor to London, aren't you?" "I very seldom come up," replied Warren, "and only urgent business brings me now." Tliere was, to Franklin's mind, cer tainly a hint of embarrassment in the vicar's manner; and suddenly Skip ton's words came bank to/him-"But for his cloth, I should suggest he was trying to throw dust in your i.ves." The man with the scarred face was in London-Franklin had had docu mentary proof of that, and now War ren was hero. Was his business to warn that miscreant? The insistent question presented itself again: Was Warren in league with ...
Heroism at Home. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
Heroism at Home. Attired in a morning robe of deli cate lace, she heeded not the bitter 1 tears that chased each other along the bridge of her nose and splashed upon the fried eggs that lay with the sunny side up before her. Regret fully, her glance rested upon her hus band, who sat opposite, nervously toy ing' with his spoon. "No, Annibel,' he was saying, "I do not care for any of the baking-powder biscuits you made with your own hands." "George," she faltered, "did you not say before we were married " A sob temporarily choked her ut terance. "Th-that you would gladly die for me?" "Did I say that?" lie eagerly de manded. "You did, George." "Annabel," he " said, in a hollow tone; "I am a man of my word. Can I trouble you to pass those baking powder biscuits? Thank you." And wjthout another word he court ed death.
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. If hard fruit is just covered with cold water, brought quickly to the boil and the wafer then drained off and the cooking started afresh, very little sugar will be needed. To clean the pipe of the scullery sink add a teaspoonful of powdered ammonia to two tablespoonfuls of soda, and pour over it a gallon of boil ing water. This will dissolve any greast in the sink. To keep salt from becoming damp and lumpy, when filling the salt-cel lars add several grains of rice. These will absorb the moisture, and the salt will keep dry and fine. When baking fruit pies or tarts, before putting in the fruit, brush over the lining of pastry with milk. This causes the flour to cling together and the juice will not run out. New patent leather shoes, rubbed all over with a little vaseline put on with a piece of soft flannel and polish ed, will never crack. Patent leather should be kept in a warm, dry place, and should not be worn on wet days. Matting will look all the brighter if it i...
Overseas Tobacco Fund. HOW TO SEND GIFTS. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 8 December 1916
Overseas Tobacco Fund. HOW TO SEND GIFTS. To some members of llio public the ap peals which continually are being made for comforts for the troops appear to be never ending. They are never ending-at least they will not end until the last Bhot has been fired and the last trench captured Until then the troops will continue to want comforts and the greatest of all theBe is, and always will be, tobacco. The messages of the men themselves con vey this as peihapB nothing else could. "A good smoke ranks next to a letter from homo" was the message of Capt. R W. Thomson of the 2nd. Section, A I F " Ammunition carrying,'' ho added, " iB a rather heavy task with a fiir clement of danger, but travelling at night ia made much easier if one has a pipe or n cigarette.'1 Nothing could be more definite than that a good Bmoke and a loiter from homo, the two ore ranked together. That fact speaks volumes. But, while the tobacco needs of the men on active service are urgent, the task of buying, packing ...