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NORTH WANGARATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
NORTII WANUARATTA. De)pito th hol otweather the North WVangnaratta Pub)lie Ha1ll (wa0 crowd edl with Ildancert( on W'iedneid?ay oven ing, wlhetn a 1dance w?s3 held ill aid of th t liloorhulaa ,tall, Itt.. 13azautr. There \vwas ao attendance of hi coup lea, W11ho dtllIced to Ilolli(c w;ppliecd by l'r. . 1F'erlguaoi (piano), t11d AlMeotr :+iumollond I' .)l (violills), )lr, J. , loldr'igaln acting a; M,'. ( ujtppet wag di(ipeteed by tilh ladie+, tlad al tol:otilter t halpj'y tLi&lt;me wit 1 il'pent. C('. V, .Charlton n01(1 Mr, W. (1ros5 lotan acted 1t+ dloorkeepetC . The lad !it; connected with the ;tall all work ed 1rd to IIIIIIuke the g)at hering pleas A vety pleamlllt. foution took placO on MoiInday evellinIg wh'Il1 it largo ltlliher of youlIng p001t'lo tl nd friendtl oS A1r, and 1 Mr1 s WV, ? ,HIAl? l ltanl a ill'i. led at their' recideunce, "conto," Norlvt Wangaturallt, to rei'lehbl'ate the 21it birthdaly of their daugllhter, Ilor nice. A very ple(iat;0lt, eve\'ling was Sp...
THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY. (To the Editor of "The Chronicle.") [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
THJ TOIJACCO INIDUSTIY. (To the Editor of "The Chronicle.,") 81r,-I have beo?p much interested in the tobacco statistics which ap peared in the 'Wangaratta "Ohron icle" on Wednesday last, The figures as quoted appear as if the Industry was ilnproving; however, such is not the case. In 1901 the yield for \'ic toria as stated was 35,4721W,, and with one exception the yield nas in creased until 1911, when the total reached 402,832 pounds, The. area under tobacco In Australia was un doer'2500 acres, In 1888 the Iormago was 6641 acres, while the quaniuity produced was 1,868,1121w. Why is there a (ailing oil of 4000 acres ' The population is increasing, the quan tity of tobacco smoked is increatnllg, andl yet thereappears to be no mar ket for Australian leaf. Are the manufacturers honestly doing their duty with the Australian plantucrll! It appears to me that the ]British Australasian Co. is doing its best to crush the Colonial loat. Look at their advertisellments, they are by the toot in...
PANAMA CANAL TOLLS. WASHINGTON, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
PANAMA CANAL TOLIIB, \VAHIINGTON, Thursday Night. l'President Woodrow Wilson to-day 'deliverl\,led hja promised statemenlt with respect to the question of al lowing American shlips to go through the lPanama Canal toll-free. President \Yilson declared that he would une every legitimate influence at his disposal to repeal the pro vision in the Panama Act exempting American coastwiseo vessels from pay ment of tolls. The President made it clear that he was unalterally opposed to any exomlption. He cml)phasised that ho would ondeavour to have the clause in question repealeod during the pre sent session of Congress,
BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
BILLIARDS. George GrLy has now very little, if any, hope of catching T, Newman in their match of 1.8,000 up with Ivory balls, Newman (tec, 4000), 15,069. Gray 12,345,
JOHNSON v. LANGFORD. LONDON, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
- JOHNBON V. LANGFORD. LONDON, Thursday Night, Despite the hope expressed by the loading newspapers that the National Sporting Club would not encourage a boxing match between "Jack" Johnson and "tBm" Langford owing to the public disapproval of the former, the Club has ofloered a purpo of £3000 for a contest betwoon 'the two black champions for the heavy weight championship of the world, Tho stake will ho divisible in a ratio of 60 per. cent, to 40 per cent, or 70 and 30, as the contestants may decide, but the Club will not allow A sot amount, win, lose, or draw,. It will, however, give a third of the money received from the sale of' the camera and film rights. The offer is open until March 1. Langford has already paid his first deposit.
THE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
THE MARKIETS. Wheat is steady, with firmneas in tone. There are free buyers In town at 3s 71d, and odd sellers at, 8s 7ld, for February delivery alongside. A sale was made this morning of 5500 bags, at 3s .71d. A. sale was also made here for Sydney delivery. April to Septe ber, '2000 bags a month at 3s 8d, eIolbourno delivery. April May-June is. quoted at Is S?d, and Septomber 'at 3s 9d. Private cable advices report an advance of a }d a cental all round in Liverpool. op tions. The Liverpool market is des cribed as firm, with buyers more ac tive, owing to "worse" harvest re ports frbm Argentina. Flour is £8 15s. Bran and Pollard,-Bran £4 10s, and for,pollard L£ 15s ton of 20001b, delivered, Oats.-'-illing, good to prime, is Sid to ls 10d; fair to good heavy feed ls 8d to is 9d; poor down to is Gd. Maloe.--Trade lots -of prime ilp to Is 2d. Barley.-.-Maltlng Chevalier up to 38 Gd; Cape malting up to 2s 4d; ex tra choice higher. Chaff,-Ohoiceo' wheaten £3 12s Gd; choice oaten £83 s. Ha...
ELDORADO v. OXLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
I?LDORADO v. OXLEY. Oxley visited Eldorado on Satur day, and wore defeated by 129 to ,54 rune, Oxley had irst use of the wichet, but were only able to put together 54 rune. Brower (29) was the only player to reach double flgures?c. lral iey (3 for 10) and Ray (4 for 11) wore both in good form with the balth It Uorado responded wih 1,2 rune. Bradley (33), McGregor (18), and MoBrydo (17) being the highest scorers, The best bowlers for Oxley were Nolan (2 for 10) and V. Ken nedy (4 for 20).
WATERSIDE WORKERS. MELBOURNE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
.WATNI1SIDE WOfk RS. MELBOURNE, Friday. The Waterside Workers of Mel bourne are on strike for higher wages, and are opmosod to working overtime, Ships are being delayed at the wharves, The wheat shipmcnt is delayed, It is expected that Jun tico Higgins will be asked to call a compulsory conference, After sitting all Thursday night the Legislative Assembly rose at 5 o'clock this morning, adjourned till Thursday, The Workman's compensation hill passed all stages.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
PAI¶L3 FIr 5It op Cow txkv5 EN, I 13 ^ Iong t litwS,;I G.ý.aý: filli f yoii .i coiiiitvi th " , - , y j r",ý of iit lilt u Ir (IX of lenlds an airil of Ilr'osl,(".ily to Y/UNDEIRLICII LIMlITED,, I\laiillfil t11: (ifl I 243 Collin:s Si,, Melbouruue f, tom', Barnawartha Turf Clu'b. WEDNE'SDAY, MARCH 4th, 1914., MAIDEN PrJATE, of 12 SovY, Sec ond horse to recoive 2 sovs out of stake. 5 furlongs. Weight for age. For all horses that' have never won an advertised first prize on the fiat. Nom, 7.s To start at 2 p.m. sharp, IUHORTS HANDICAP, of 10 Sova. Two sova, out of stake to go to second horse. 5 furlongs. Nomn. Gs,. To start at 2,45 p.m. TURF CLUB HANDICAP, of 18 sova, Second horse to receive 2 sova. o1A of stake, One mile, Nom. 7s,' accept, 4is at scales, 'TQ start' at 3.30 p,m. TRIAL STAKES, of 10 Sovs,. (Tan dicap). Second horse to receivo 1 sovy, out of stake. For horses that have never woi a prize ex ceeding 10 sovs. 6 furlongs. Nom s,. T'0, start at 4.15 p.m. FLYING HANDICAP, of ...
GAPSTED v. BUFFALO. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
GAPSTED v. BUFFALO, The above teams met in connec tion with the Ovens Association on the, ground of the former on Satur day, when the game ended in a draw, Buffalo had first uso of the wicket. Scores:-. BUFFALO. H. Rippon, a J. Ottroy, b F. Cousins ...,,,,,,, ,, ........... 82 R, Grant, not out .........,,... 101 T., Patton, a J, McNamara, b F. Cousins ,.. ............... ... 11 rW, A. Paul, not out ,,............. 6 Sundries .. .. ................ . 4 Total for two wickets ,,, 203 GAPSTED. E, Cousins, b E. Gerry ,,,,,,,, 42 A, cousins, a R. Macauloy, b T. Patton ............ . 18 J. McNaanana, a R. Macauloy, b E. Gerry ... ... ,........... 88 D. Hodgens, run out . ',, ...... 14 PF. Cousins, b J. J. Paul ,,...... 5 W. MoNamara, a R, McDonald, 11 J. J. Paul ................. .8 D, Ottroy, not out ............. 5 J, Ottrey, not out .,,,...,,,,,,,,... 0 Sundries ......... ............... 5 Total for six wickets ... 135
BOWLING. RUTHERGLEN WINS THE SHIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
BOWLING. ItU Hl lhr r ,l4N \, t WtN l t11 't lllt'l ,I l )11) W'edllt:illcy hIla , c nil ud nt 'W.lt dd in dc ' tlill , tc he ilt ollcl by tl I plilntti for the " 'gl' in" L a hie'l't, N\'edlCl'a to ta? the \angu'iratta hoiwtler; \wa 'r-t ntliL too ph)i tcd ait bteitg defeat edl the Il',, ' III fo the bhielh, but the \'a? l' ;i of itlowI l a re 1 ' lll -11 and plo btbly lth bc;n;t trtn, on the ( dA y Wt n. lrutho rgl ln t, atal i good (il11 r'ttlld coIm ilnttiol, altd io0111 of h1.ir ledling player1 are top notchert. The \'?itpor tra vlled by lotor and had a i 0lIot crowd of supportors with them, and who with thel layors, hall ed their victory witlifVilight.I Fol lowing are the scores: W i i1lanield, Francis, Thureau Docker (capt.) ........ 20 Joffers, Brown, Edgar, Ready (capt.) .. .............. 25 Bryant, Finn,,N. Pinkerton, A. Pinkerton (capt.) ..,,.... 22 B?rryman, Hugheo, Halliday, Edmondson (capt.) ...... 27 Humphrey, Grass, Williams, Ebbott (capt.) ........ 19 Hin, Hodloey, ...
RAILWAY LOCAL RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
RAILWAY LOCAL RATES. At the retlucnt of itr, Omiani, i re turn wan laid on the tatble of the Legiclativ e A( tmtiel y on ?'lictday, tdealing with "local ra.tei" on 'ail. iway t, iii iated thati therei: o ! liit' on lwhich "local riatet' tire now o telrative, niltlnily -liceact to New tiotln Vit ('rteey; IXCoIlC to (l4'owt' , lluuielblrg to liirtu i'itb tg,; J,] ti l', to lorqui n; loo to t \a lla; Nat.i Itnli ,to (ioro?ce; No'tI djulI ha it ''tool ndol ; (l rpi 'rll 'li re Gunilly ,to Glenit?rook; \'ligaranttia to W'i'hittltid; (horinllllap to latrooltut ; ntld (hillill gollah to a.\lat a;utaiig. There int ino rovi?ion in tih law, the uttintcen t proceeded, thati any lltrticular liin i h tall he rcquired to tutu inite'irt on cot t of c tIi?i'irictionii andt woring exuint?'es ofnly," but on all the linet; mentioned, excelpt that frol (ghierinlhap to R hluroolii, "local raten"' hiall contimnu to be imposed until the recvlue ius utiicient to pay for the costul it mainteni ace old work ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
FUNERAL NOTICE. THE Friends of the late Mr. A. E. Mackay, are invited to follow &nbsp; his remains to their last resting place-The Tarrawingee Cemetery. The Funeral will leave the resit dence of Mrs J. Gunn, Everton, at 3.30 o'clock' on Sunday, arriving at the Cemetery at 4.30. J. J. HANDLEY, Undertaker. Wangaratta Chronicle, published on WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY MORNINGS. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7th, 1914.
DEATHS. MR. WM. BAIRD. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
DEATHS. --------+-- MR. WM, BAIRD. Mr. William Baird, of Hansonville, died on Wednesday night, at the tgo of 82 years, after an illness extend ing over some months, senile debil ity being the cause of death. Mr. Baird twas 'born nat PIrroll, Perthshire, Scotland, andl when quite a young man migrated to New Zealand, where lho llmarried, and in the early fifties came to Victoria. lie was engaged carrying o)) the roadt, between Mel Iolurnle and( the (Ioulhurn Valley1 and tih Ovens goldlields for some time, li0 lpurchased goods and retailed them; and on many occasions receiv ed extraordinary prices for different articles. ALter this he was employod at Mr, AMeldr'ul's Hotel, Wangarat ta, )anld (during his time he witnessed many exciting incidents amongst the miners who called at the hotel. He related with interest mlany ((tories of thelo stirring timnes, It was no unus u'al thing for minera to come into the bar and with their revolvers break every bottle on the shelves, and then turn rou...
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 7 February 1914
GLOBER BETTLEMENTI The report of Messrs Livingston and Thomeon, M,LA., as prepared by Mr. Secretary Owen, on Closer oet tlement is a sweeping condemnation of existing methods, It is unfair to iblame the Watt Government for blunders inherent in the scheme and in some of the men who have gone onl the Indl. Uut they have resisted the attcempts of the Country Party to amend the Act. Now they will be comlelled to re-cast It, The scheme is all wrong, but thle intention is right, and we do not doubt that Closer -ettlcment will[ ultimately work out all right. But that desired cld can only ie achieved by con tinueld vigilance to the end. The (hovenrnient now shows a disposition to reilcal clause U9 with its "spotted title"-another vindication of the actioin fof lhc, few members of the c'Ouiittry IrLty, vwho ihad tlhe courage Sitto li I tIi wron'g andlll to vote for it; retmaidv, ,ppsttd by thoime conul try ilciahllellll ii tliii O(tt party whoi vtt wilth Ihi 1 oveirjnmt right or i ltit ll Sa...
WATERWORKS TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 11 February 1914
WATERIWORKS TRUST. The monthly imeecting of thei Wan ga ratft a Wa teer 'ri' irt WaS held on lhoinday night. P're;ent: --The Chair ltanll (Coil. l . l i\vt''elli), anld Coumi. J. , 1. taHndford, A. 11. thinith, \V. J. tnlmith and i1. J. Mcltardel, Cfltilf I I B N I,' l'NCl , 'rom 8, S, Nevill, applying fot rono\wal of pliumber' s licence; also frot A. Illaddish and T. H. Yates, itti ilat' requests,--( anted. Fc'rolm Hfcretary Water Supply Commit?sion, in reply, stating that the approved estimates of expandi turo for this year for the Water T'rust absorbs the whole of the es tinated revenue, andi' consequently no provision exists by which the lat tor can be reduced by £765, Last year the estimated expenditure was exceeded by £340, The letter was received. The See rotary mnld that the increased ox pendittire of last year was due to the providing for a large number of three-qluarter inch motors, 8-inch ftull way inoter, extension of Swan street main, etc. Some of the money had not been...