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AN HISTORIC PICTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 3 February 1914
AH HISTORIC PICTURE. At Queen Victoria Park, Beech worth,- to-morrow (Wednesday) night, a grand biograph entertainment, under the auspices of the Beechworth Bowling Olub, will be given, when a .wonderful reproduction or '"The Last Days ot Pompeii" will be thrown upon the screen A>y the States Pic tures. This . film alone extends over 7000 feet, and portrays the life and passions of the .Roman people when the shadow of destruction.was hover ing over the historic city of Pompeii, then at tlio height of its stupendous splendour. This picture is undoubt edly the world's most colossal cine matographic conception, and has only been secured for exhibition in this district at considerable expense. The picture* was fust aliown in Australia in Sydney in October last, when tho film commanded £100 per night for hire. The picture constitutes ah entire evening's entertainment in itself, and every foot of the film is interesting. Local picture lovers therefore should accord their support to suc...
C[?]IDENTS & EMERGENCIES. HAT TO DO TILL THE DOCTOR COMES. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 3 February 1914
CSID-kNTS & EMERGEN-: \C1B8. HAT TO IX) TILL THE DOCTOB COMES. The following useful hints-the sd-1 option of which in country places niaj" be the means of saving human life-have teen issued by the author ity of the Australian Health Society :?? There should be in every home a place known to every member of the household (but out of the way of the children') where are kept teady for immediate use the follow ing articles which can be obtained from a chemist:-A pair of scissors, three or four large needles (threaied) a few prepared bandages, some lint, adhesive plaste?, oil silk, cotton wool for padding, olive oi!, and a bottle of Boracic or Carbolic acid solution. (Toy are recommended, also, to obtain, if possible, practical instnic lr.om f St. John Ambulance As sociation class. Every family should have at least one certificated mem ber of the Association.] BRUISES A2vTD SPBALKS. It & orutse can f>e treated at onie, cold water, ami keep the part at perfect rest; oth...
SUCCE SFUL STUDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 3 February 1914
SUCCE'SFUI^ STUDKNTS., In adrtit'on to the scholastic suc cesses of schoolchildren in .Ih't.Bfvchr worth inspectorate wh"ielfarc recorded in the fourth page of this- issue wc are pleased t» record tho following additional fine achiovci/ienti oi oiL-f.nct school boys and girls which, have since come under our notce .. italph Riches, of. Tuh'angatta (Mr Pearce, head teacher) won a full scholarship at the S\oi&lt;/u CLiUcfje. At Harrietville t.iree scholarship pupilj sat for the examinations Re sult, Albert Hanley won Stott and Hoare's £23 soholaiship ; a ha'f scholarship at Zercho's B'js'n-Bs CI', leg-e ; and a Junior Teacher Scholarsh ip entitling him to two years' free tuition at a High School with £4 allowance per year for books. Annie Jones won ahalf scholarship at Zercho's. T;iese are the first scholarships ever gained at HanieiviUo and Mr A. J. Edwards is very pleased that the school has been successfully raised fr> scholar ship standard. It shouU be a g-"es! iu.-'pnt...
INSURANCE COMPANIES' LOSSES. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 3 February 1914
INSURANCE COMPANIES' LOSSES. Up 'ik> Friday morning- the Sydney lire brigades had received no fewer than 275 calls for the month of Jan uary. This is a record for one month. The number of calls re ceived in. January of last year was 160. The insurance companies have been hard. hit. The year 1913 was one of the worst ever experienced by the fire insurance companies in New South Wales, but if the disastrous re cords of January or anything- like it should keep up this year will easily eclipse last year.
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER AN AWKWARD FIX. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 3 February 1914
O.UR MELBOURNE LETTER ! . AN AWKWAJID FIX. | Readers will remember, hpw, a tar I years ago, the members 'of the Labour [ party protested loudly over what ,- they considered the1 unfair' treatment of Senator Pearce who, owing to the result of. the elections, was, with his colleagues, ejected from office just J as he was preparing to visit London j as the Commonwealth representative at this Imperial'Defence Conference I W'y-.a:G»Vcriiment repre cntfnj 0h-i set of political opinions should elect to be represented by one of their opponents .on.such an important matter a-. De'ense no one explained, nor could anyone outside the Labour ranks. understand why such a pre posterous claim was made. . Still, .in: some ".unexplained fashioii, My"! Fisher's .followers- convinced' "them selves that a deadly injury was done, to Senator Pearce, who had ' 'been'" looking forward w the' trip. Now. a fresh cause of complaint litis arisen, and this time there, is some foundation for the charges of in jus...
MYRTLEFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 3 February 1914
. MYRTLEFORD. Cr H. S. Milne, of Whorouly, had a narrow escape at the Kilo yards oti Wednesday. A bullock lushed at another and caught Mr Millie with his horn. Fortunately only a superficial wound was in flicted, though it cost Mr Milne a new pair of trousers. Recently Mr R. Carmody, of Whorouly, was driving a mare and foal, 1>elonging to Mr J. McDonald into Myrtlefoixl. When they reached the Rocky Point bridge they en countered a gig being driven in the opposite direction, and the foal rushed to one side of the vehicle and the mare to the other. In the confusion one of the shafts of the gig struck the mare, killing her immediately. An old and respected resident of the district namod Mrs Alice Jane Muller, wife of Mr Oarl A. P. Mul ler, of Ovens Vale, died on Sunday. She took a sudden seizure and died in her son's arms. She had been a resident of Victoria for over fifty years. She leaves six sons and one daughter.
THE RAINFALL [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 3 February 1914
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THE POPULARITY OF TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 3 February 1914
THE POPULARITY OF TENNIS. . Twenty years ago lawn tennis was a. game that few people had; op portunities or desire to play. The courts were kept "select" a term which. was asfatal to their'-financial success or pbpulairty as. x when em ployed in connect'.on with a. ball; A "select"' ball or dance was" never else but a failure.* So few people could satisfy-, /themselves that they were "select" qr would take the risk of finding that they were not so-con sidered by the eminent people who were" conducting the "select" ball. But when money was required to purchase, land, make and maintain courts and pay the small expenses incidental to the game, the .top rail was taken off the social barrier ana a few more players were added to the club, an honour for which 'they readily paid. ' But their fees still left- a deficit, and eventually tho social barrier- was almost wholly re moved and tennis gradually gained an ascendancy / in ..-popularity o ver cricket which, .it lias now in many provincia...
RUTHERGLEN. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 3 February 1914
RUTHERGLEN. . Some years ago the nationalisation of all the mines of Victoria" was ad vocated by the Socialists during: a dispute about wages between some of the companies and their miners. With their eyes firmly fixed upon Mr John A. Wallace, George Lansell, Fred Merton and a few others who had been exceptionally successful these proposeis of nationalisation saw nothing l>ut success and very high wages in alJ departments as the result of pidoption of their proposal. But "somebody good at figures," went deeply into the affairs of all the mines of tho States whose figures were available, and proved that it would bo even 'ess wise to nationalise the mines than it would St. John's wort, the rabbits or the small-pox, as the total expenditure on the mines far exceeded .the profits yielded by them and that considered as a whole tho mining industry was a rank failure and "was only carried on in the "hope that springs eternal in the human breast' of mining investors as well as others tha...
PEECHWORTH MARKET REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 3 February 1914
PEEpilWOKtll MAJIICET . IlEPOET. . I Thomas. Grisdalc, of the old estab lished poultry and produce market; Ford street, -reports having sold at his : usuai weekly sale on Friday I Fowls, 2s ,9dto. 3s 6d pair I Young roostere, Is Gd to 2s Gd. pair ? ?' .*' . Old roosters, Is 3d to Is 9d each Chickens, Is to ;ls 3d pair DuokLngs, IS 3d t) 2s pair Ducks, 2s 9d to 3s 6d pair Pullets, Is 9d to 2s Gd pair Apples, 2s to 3p half-case Plums, 2s to 2s 6J half-case Peaches, 2s basket Blackberries, lid to 2d lb. Cabbage, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, Gd each Carrots, 3d bunch Fi eriL-h Beams, 3d to 'Id lb. j Potatoes. 6; cwt. ! Tomatoes, 3d to 4d lb. Butter, Is lb. 10d doz. Hpnev, 9d bottle Oibbage plants, 6d bunch Dry onions, ljd lb. Pickling onions, 2d lb. Lemons, lOd to Is doz. Marrows, Id each ! Cucumbers, Is 6d to 3s dozen
TROUBLE ABOUT TICKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 3 February 1914
TROUBLE ABOUT TICKETS. A case was dealt with at the Euroa police court on Friday which, brings under notice a condition attaching to the issue of return tickets on the rail ways which is not very generally kiiown (says the "Gazette"). Mr G. W. West, a representative of the A.M.P. Society, was proceeded against for travelling on an expired ticket. Mr West 'was travelling on the out ward portion of a return ticket, which ' Inspector Dean (who prosecuted) pointed out was only available for i seven days, though 'the return portion was available for two months. Tlio journey had been broken, and was ! not completed within the seven days. The defendant pleaded guilty, and that as his travelling expenses were j I paid by the company ho had nothing j to gain peisonally by defrauding tiie Railway Department. A nominal fine of 5s was imposoc!, with 20j costs.
WANGARATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 3 February 1914
: ?. AY^N G Ail AltrA. A ;conc&lt;;rt arranged by Mr Thomas Courtney, secretary of tho local j branch of the X'N\A., to raise funds I for tho A.N.A. annual conference to . . be held here next March was splen didly attended. ' The programme was I | above the average in merit and a j | profit of over £40 is anticipated'. There was a splendid demand for I sheep at high prices and also- for ' I store cattle "at last -week's markets. | .As usual, the Beechwortli butchers ! -purchased some of the bxt tat Kittle . ; and sheep yarded. . I , A molon.st3 association has. been I ' formed here. It is estimated that j there are GO motor car owners in ' the town and district, but there were | only 10' at the' meeting. ! ilf W. H. Edwards, an employee of Buwolt's foundry, suffered a pain ! ful injury, through the exercise of jnsufiicienfc-eare when us'ng a steam hammer upon. a. 1J inch punch with which he was punching holes in a ". steel * plate on Thursday last As tlie powerful hammer des...
POLITICAL. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 February 1914
POLITICAL . Tho members of our State Parlia liament arc promised a welcomo re spite from their labours (?) after this week if they will only curtail their exuberance of verbosity, but there seems little hops of this as the Labour members have Btartedt to stonewall part of the estimates which Mr Watt is anxious to push through this week. .Meanwhile the only matter of interest to tho electors is Sir A. A. Billson's suggestion that the pay of country membeis should bj increase J by an other hundred or two pounds to com pensate them for the extra expsnse of living in Melbourne and the cruelty of being deprived of th9 amenities of home life. Whether his suggestion will bear fruit is doubtful but there Is something reasonable in tho idejj As to the extra expense, never mind that. "Nunky pays for all."
DOMESTIC. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 February 1914
* * # * DOMESTIC It is in such torrid weather as this that the busy housewife who has to perform her culinary duties in ? pre paring the ind>spensible family nwals ?will rejoice in the possession of a gas Btove, by which she ?w'll be relieved of much of the inconvenience and disrom'ort att:-n 'ant on th* open fire or even the closed kitchen range. No doubt this spell of hot weather will induce many to invest in at least a griller or some 'such simple form of apparatus and tho local gasworks will benefit in proportion. Truly it is an ill wind-even a hot w'n^-which docs not blow good to somebody, tfc * Ht dk
A.N.A. CONFERENCE. North Ovens Shire Council Supports Display of Distict Products. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 February 1914
. A.X.A. CONFERENCE. I North 6'vens" Shire ' Cbtubil 'Suppo Display of Distinct Products. At its meeting in November of last year the North Ovens Shin; C'ounoil had a letter before it from the 'Wan-, garatta branch of Uie A.N.A., so liciting a donation towards providing a fund to entertain delegates to the annual oonfcr«'nco to be held in W'aii garatta in March next. The council after lengthy discussion decided not to contribute, although a motioa that £5 be given was moved anil seconded ami supported. At the meeting of the same Council on Mon day last, the President, Cr A. L. Jackson, reintroduced the matter. Ho said that sinco the November meeting he had learned that the As-, sociation intends making a display of district products in the windows of Mesr.-s Callender an J Forer. See ing that this was to be done and that the possibilities of the district would be brought before the large number of delegates coming from all parts of the State, he thought the Council might very well r...
STANLEY LAND BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 February 1914
SPAXLEY LAND BOARD. A local land board was hcM at Stanley on Tuesday, before Mr T. E. Wyatt, district land officer. The following applications were recom mended, subject to approved sur vey : "W. J. Sinclair, 15 acres, aHotm.nt ?, section Dl. parish of Stanley. C. W. Collins, 14 acres, allotment 2, section G2, Stanley. C. W. Collins, 6 acres, altounent 8, section N, Stanley. T. Gladstone, 20 acres, allotment 4, section 13. Stanley. The question of the alteration of designat'on of 8 a;r&lt;s. Stinlev Tub lie Park, to a reserve for public recrcatdjn wa; also considered. Tin's was recommended, and the desired: alteration is to be made.
ELECTORAL ENROLMENT. Duties Defined. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 February 1914
ELEOTOBAL ENHOLMEXT. Duties Defined. Difficulties appear to be eiperi ©need by those concerned in connec tion witn tno electoral canvass eott, ben'-' undertaken by the police. The instructions iiJUca, Mr J. Molk>y, Stitfi CTr.iof Electoral Officer, sjys^ were explicit enough, but the police ' au I otbci'j interested, or some ol them, 17610 slow to graep exactly; ' what was required of themr Persona qualified to vote, ho pointed out; should be enrolled for their usual place of livin::, and not for the placo in which, tliey hap pened to be temporarily residing or working'. For instance, men em ployed on railway construction or other works throughout the Slate might have their homes in Melbourne or elsewhere, but were for the'time being living away from th'ir homes. Those persons should be enrolled fcr the places whero they had their per manent residence. It 'was the duty of the occupants of those permanent residences to give the canvassers the necessary information. It wa3 also inc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 6 February 1914
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