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ARRANGEMENTS FOR ANZAC DAY BENALLA DIGGERS MEET [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
' /I ANG I S FOR ANZAC DAY BENALLA DIGGERS MEET " A..I N OEM ENTS for tho filttin celebrating of Anzac Day were 'a"sde at a meetilrk of the Benalla branch of the.. Returned Soldiers' I?ague at the' Memorial Hall on Wed aesday evenling last The president, ' Mlr Geo. ' auon presided over a good •.ttendanco of members. * Amongst the correspondence wan a ;,.long letter from the sub-committee appointed to consider the question of the form o)#Anzac Day service, sett ing out the sub-committee's views and reasons for their recommenda tlons. This was read without discus sion. For the Anzac Day services on Monday, the Shepparton Town Band has bep*'engaged. Returned men are reouestcd to parade at 10.40 n.m. at ..-the Avenue, and they will then march to the Shire Hall for the service. After the service a visit will be made to the monument. SERVICE,AT SWANPOOL. A good muster of returned men is expected to make the trip to Swan pool for the service on Monday af ternoon. Cars will leave the Mem or...
OBITUARY MISS JESSIE C. SIMS. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
OBITUARY 'MISS JESSIE EC. SIMS. :DEEP sympathy is felt for Mrs Sims (neo Miss Lottio Knight), of '0illies 'Street,; Benalla, in the death of her fifteen year 'old daughter, Jessie Catherine, which took place at the Wangaratta Hospital on 13th Inst. The' deceased' young hidy" wasd'per 'ated on for appendicitis, and despite the best of attention passed away rather suddenly the same evening. She; possessed a bright and pleasing personality, and had a kind:sympath etlci nature which 'endeared' her to mriy. She was a member of the 'Methodist Christian Endeavorers, and was always a willing ,worker in all 'church functions. She was 'a" grand= daughter-of Mrs Walters and the late C.' S. Knight She was a niece of Mrs J.,Terrett, of • Benatla,. also •. MMrs CG Joien .Mrs -J. S.e Anderson\ '(Lind-. hurst), Mr H. Knight' (Cobram) 'and Mr J. Knight (Violet' Town). Sisters and, brothers 'who ' survive : her are Ludy, Florrie, -Erie, . Stewart, David and Athol, for whom deep sympathy Is felt 'in. ...
Storm at Baddaginnie MUCH DAMAGE TO PROPERTY. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
Storm "ataddaiginnie MUCH DAM AGE TO PROPERTY. .-ADDAGINNIE had' its share of 'the :sovero 'trm which bleow iler'cely throaghout-the State,=on Sat-. urday' ?last.. It was accompanied by?,°' pomo thunder,; arid altogether. 9DO'?!-? 1bpoiti wro.. recorded.'- lonlderable damago was done to property, prob-* ?. ably,'the heaviest loner bohlig Mr I.I Blni ??,o lost half of: hie hay shed , 'ý lehwicwas :blown,: away. , Sheeots of lion"; wore sicttered along for about half a mlle, and the ;telephono' com munlcatlon to hs 'houseowias also Inl. terruptod. i .:
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
. .- . Nerwe a Couple, Parcel contain?lg 2 WHITE BLANKETS. . . In superior grade extra heavy wreht, t featurin the newest colored end hoe. dere. -IWoven speciilly to the specifics-. tions of Cox. Bro from the best qualty selected staple yat rns, posleslng oft and fleecy finish. At punre wool and S Oguaranteed to cotanin no illinl, A 2.years' guarantce label is attached to each pair. Lar e duble bed else. 72x90 inch, Wdcght 7 Ib s. 2 HEMMED TWILL SHES ... . I.an saleond i heavy weileht, reliable British ful a t free from fellinr. Ircrge'L / double abed soe.. u x 90 inch.d 4 HEMSTITCHED PILLOW CAaSES ) Horroekes' 'extra special wesve, free from dressin. Si0e 0 a2fo ch. :P4 PLAN PILLOW CASES ... HIorrockes' similar qUalilty, gnurateed . free from filliog. ,Sie I x 28 inch. 2 COLOURED TURKISH lATH L "TOWELSA... Serviceable heavy weight weave wIth , smartdesi and fast colors. Sline 24 a 48 inch. 2 LINEN TEA TOWELS ...:. With fancy colored borders. extra heatvy , Swelght, good driers. Sis...
APEX CONVENTION AT GEELONG BENALLA APEXIANS ATTEND. ENJOYABLE WEEK-END. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
APEX CONVENTION AT GEELONG DBENALL.A APEXIANS;; A'TTEND'. ENJOYABLE WEEK-END. APEXIANS from all clubs in Vlc torla, 'rasmanin, New Fouth VWales and South Australia attended the:' annual convention at bGeelong duting last week-end. The 'Benalla club was represented by lesasr C. Elvish (secretary), M. Illingworth, A. Thompson, S. Sullivan, George Evans. On arrival at Goolong on Friday. visiting Apexians, their, wives and friends, were extended a welcome at the club rooms.. They were tendered a civic reception on Easter Saturday by Alderman Brown at' the Town Hall 'and at_2 p.m;' the National Convention swas opened by. radio:. by the Prime Minister, Hon. J. A. Lyons. Those not attending; the conventJon 'wero'entertalned at indulstrial .and sight-seeing.. trips::. On'On 'Sttrlay evenling':they were... .entertalneId at. tliiner~ant the Geelblo 'V W?st' Tboin Iall, 'and"tho ladles - at ?a. dinner:.at the' Hotel Canton. Later a: ball 'wae held at the 'Town Hall._' Sunday iwas spent on a tr...
FIRE AT BADDAGINNIE M.L.A's. HOUSE ENDANGERED. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
FIRE AT BADDAGINNIE ::_ M.L.A's. HOUSE- ENDANGERED. 'ON Wednesday morning last, a mild sensatlon was caused at Badda glnnlo wlhen smoke was seoon lsnuing from the shop of Cr. F. A; Cook M.LA. On investigation it was' found that the wash house was: ablaze and in a few moments it was. totally destroyed, together with the contents, and the week's washing valued at about 8.- Fortunately at the time the wind was blowing away? from the house, otherwise more serlc ous damage may have resulted.
CAR'S PLUNGE INTO CREEK EUROA UNDERTAKER DROWNED ACCIDENT NEAR WANGARATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
CAR'S PLUNGE INTO CREEK EUROA UNDERTAKER DROWNED ACCIDENT NEAR -WANGARATTA. Shortly Iafter', nine o'clock on Monday morning a car driven by'~ George 'Diggle, of Euroa skidded on'the road near the' Three 'Mile bridge at South • Wangaratta, struck the bridge and plunged. into the creek 20 feet below. Diggle was thrown from the car and drowned. r Two young motorists, Ivan tR. Blake, of Kew, and Ian D. Marshall, of Armadale, were driving towards Melbourne,' and noticed 'Diggle's car swerve. It straightened up as the cars passed, but one of the young men on looking back, saw the car turn completely round strike the bridge and disappear. They hurried back to the scene, where they saw Miss Annie Speak, 7., of Euroa, a cousin of Diggle,. scramble out of the car. She found herself in deep water and 'was brought to the bank' by the men. When Miss Speak told them .that Diggle was under the car, they tried to free him, but found that the vehicle was resting on portion of his body, Mr Joseph Mil...
MEETING OF GRAZIERS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
MEETING OFGRAZIERS ATTENTION ofi graziors .ls rawn to a notlce'of a.meeting to be held in the Memorial Hall;, Benalla, at 2.30 p.m. on Friday., 29thi April ' to conslder. the formation of a local branch of The Graziers' Association of Victoria... The meeting will bhe addressed by iMr Sidney Officer (eec rotary), and Mr Norman Chomley (travelling representative), who will explain the work of the Association and the advantages of, membership. It is pointed out. , however, that there is no obligation. on anyone at tending the meeting •to become .a member, and it is hoped that there will be a good attendance of grazlers, whose Industry is 'of .such great im portanco in thls district.
AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S NATIONAL LEAGUE ANNUAL MEETING OF BENALLA BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
" AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S NATIONAL LEAGUE ANNUAL MEETING OF BENALLA BRANCH. There was a repreuantative gathering at the Memorial Hall on Wednesday afternoon last, when the annual, .eting of the Binella branch of the Australian Women's National. 'League was held. Mrs Haynes,'i general or genising secretary from Central, presided. Representatives-" frop .various kin dred societies In the town attended, and the Euroa' branch- was represen ted by Mesdames G. Lydiard;' Kent; Stewart and Byrnes They were wel comed by the president, Mins 'Mcll patrick. Proceedings opened with. the, sing Ing of the National Anthem. In opening the meeting, Mrs Haynes expressed pleasure at ,beling able to be. present .that ..afternoon: She -stressed the importance 'of mem bers creating interest in. the League, and in endeavoring to,'increase their membership. Politics. to-day were a necessity, but . unfortunately ; 'people' in Australia to-dmy.Wsre., mubh too happily situated to thilk seriously of politics. She ur...
VISITOR BREAKS HIS LEG WHILST HELPING TO EXTRICATE COW. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
VISITOR BREAKS HIS 'LEG WHILST HELPING TO EXTRI-. CATE COW. MR. W. DOYLE, of Rochester, who has been vislting the Adams fam Ily at "Greenhank" for- some weeks met with.an. unfortunate accident last week. Ho was fishing on. Mr, Currie's property at "Yin Barun," when he noticed one of Mr Currie's cows bog ged In the river. With the assistance of Messrs Adams brothers and a team of ,horses the cow was extrl cated, but In giving help Mr Doyle was unfortunate to. slip and break his leg. He Is an Inmate of Roesmore Hospital, where he is making uteaA 11fs'Ofe" o-osse d w re s cvwp
GOOMALIBEE NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
GOOMALIBEE NEWS T rain of last week-end and Monday was very, welcome, and although not nearly as much as was required,; it will be a great help in re plenIshing house tanks that were dry or nearly so, The total fall recotded at, Mr W. J.' Carey's was .79 -points. *At Mr Albert Wallace's, Nooramunga, only about560 points fell, while Goor ambat registered nearly an inch. In some cases where the rain was extra heavy some water was obtained in dams. Teams. of horses are to be seen everywhere working fallows, and the distant hum of tractors can also be heard. ' It is very many years since the Brokein River presented such a dry and desolate appearance at the Goomalibee bridge. The bed of the river seems to be filling- up with sand. Where 'deep holes were ik few years ago there is only a dry sand" bed now. This state of affairs can be g!Feior male.abwa -tream,
NEW MUSICAL FILM TRIUMPH FOR GRACE MOORE. AT THE TALKIES, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. Book Your Seats Now. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
:.NEW MUSICAL FILM TRIUMPH FOR GRACE MOORE. AT iHE 'TALKIES, WEDNESiAY; A AND THURSDAY. BoOk Your Seats Now. cal,lt gay, gorgeous, glddy, nnd generotjs with Miss Mlodore''. lovely volde would be insumclent.; It' is ,one of the happlest affairs, thatt Hollywood .has ever produced giving you a drac Moore, whom you'lifaoll in love with all over again - The opera star renders such maLn terpleces as Schubert's' "Srelnlde, "One Fine Day" from "Madame B3ut?: terfly,' "Slboney" 'Vilssl! Darte, frbmn' "La Tosca," the "White Aria' from "Bomeo and Juliet"" . :ind ";_"In the Gloaming.' , All ' these e:liosldes two excellent. new popular'nmizmbors bi Jerome Kern, L 'Our ,o?:Sing". and "Whsleting Boy." ' Miss Mooreo is perfectly' supportedi with a garad :story by Inobert tlskhin of "Mr, Deeds" mad ,"It. tlapponed? One Night'!" Gary;Grant Is. justrilght, as a ;hard-drinklig :American ,artist, while other roles aro 'dealt' with skil-:, fully by?'Allne McMahoAn. Henry Step henson,. Thomas lMlitccll;...
BENALLA VISITOR TO PLAY IN FILM [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
BENALLA VISITOR TO PLAY IN FILM ISS Margaret Hazlitt who Is vis iting her aunt, Mrs W. H. McNeilly of Benalla Street, has been selected to play a small part In New Era Productions, Melbourne. Miss Hazlitt Is to be congratulated on having a part, for there is much talent In Melbourne, all trying to get Into Australian productions. Her voice should reproduce well, for it is low pitched with a charming huskiness, and a lovely soprano when raised In Mso s Hanlitt's brother, Frank, Is also a screen actor, his last film ap pearance being In "Leave it to George " produced by Clnesound and to be released shortly. Certainly Miss Hazlitt and her brother are a study In contrasts, for her soft brun ette hair and complexion are enhanced with vivacious brown eyes, while her brother Is 6 feet 2 inches tall, fair and with blue eyes. Commenting on film work, Miss Hazlitt said that apart from the thrill of acting, the technical side was tre mendously absorbing. The colour film that was shown In Benal...
A Progressive Store A MILLER AND CO. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
A Progressive Store`: A MILLER AND CO. HE huge store of A. Milleri '' Co.· Is. certainly. run on the.. most porgi~essiv? lines. Mr. Grubb reports that the firm isb buying big quanttities of locally: grown hay. A Miller & Co. featuri o ,Paton's .wool, and the price to the same as the city. Lidlen'cann match practical ly, any shado ' f wool and .what 'ld more Important, can be oure that' they miay go back.and-huy more of the same shade, owing' to the huge otocks carried by Mlllers.
ANZAC MEMORIAL SERVICE IMPRESSIVE SERVICE AT DEVENISH. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
SANZAC MEMORIAL SERVICE IMPRESSIVE SERVICE AT DEVENISH. To commemorate the twenty. third anniversary" of Anase Day, and as a token of remembrance to the 60,000 Australian soldiers who fell during the Great War of 1914-18, the first of the services held annually in the Benalla dis trict was held at Devenish on Sunday last. Despite the very unpleasant weather there was a fine muster of ex-service men about returned sol diers marching through the main street to the Hibernian Hall, where a very impressive service was conduc ted under the auspices of the Benalla sub-branch of the R.S.S.I.LA. Many Dads also Joined in the march which was led by Mr A. McIntosh, vice president of the Benalla branch, in the absence of the'president, Mr G. Nason. The Ihepparton Juvenile Band provided splendid music not only for the marok to the hall, but also rendered' the accompaniments for the hymns during the service. On the platform were the Reyv. -L. E. Wilkinson, M.A. of Benalla -(a re turned soldier), t...
WARRENBAYNE WEST GOLF CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
.WARRENBAYNE, WEST.. GOLF `:CLUB lr~?iBMitS ofr the `i renhaynao. West l'ColfClub showed' great en thuolienso I1the Iloiniltul hold 0t thui clubo house'ntiot Saturday -evenlig; DLth Inst. : 1 [1 l 1inlc sliceL alilo d 0. rtedlt of £1: alter- a ?very enjoyablo season. VaYsi miipioveniorlt haav ln oS tlc cided lipoin to sot the Ihnks in order' for .ho coming eaon..' . Fl ection of oflmcor resulteod as o l lows?:-Presildot,i; -? Volh;- secre tLry, D. Welsh; captaiin, A Weolsl: commiltteo, .pirCshient, ":cretary and 1 Snilth.
VISIT TO WANGARATTA WOOLLEN MILLS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 22 April 1938
VISIT TO .WANGARATTA WOOLLEN MILLS?.. (By Jean McPherson, Grade' VIi)r. WHEN .the news was given thai the Advisory. Council of[: the Goorambat and Broken Creek Youing Farmers' -Club, had arranged. n. visit to the Wangaratta W'oollen ,Mil,, I experienced quite a thrill, becauseo;It was the first time- Ihad had a' trip of thls:kind. As the iday canie closer, I. was even more ar?pous, buti.t hlast the day arrived. ".The?'veather. was fine and pleasant, and ;quito a'i nlun her of Gooranmbat fathers and imoth ers and children arrived;, nd :vrious cars picked -them ulp all boiind for WVangaratta.. I was with Mr kP.: Trei win and partyt and oir. driver,' preas sed a, button; the :usual ,toot': 'toot was given, and 'we boundqd ',along,' leaving L ooramalt hehlnd;?'r: 'The country: we , passnned through all seemed to say:: "Please -give mo r a drink," an?l the general dryness was relieved only- by theoigreen tre?sri 'a though' quite I'? change' was n'oticed when "we passed farms'i-with lrrig...