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THE TIN CAN BAND CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 14 February 1914
THE TIN CAN BAND CONCERT. &nbsp; The entertainment organised by the Tin Can Band, in aid of the funds of the Wangaratta Brass Band, was held in Merriwa Park in Wednes- day evening, and was well attended. The total proceeds are expected to realise about £20. The programme which was a novel one, opened with a selection by the Tin Can band and the remainder of the programme con- sisted of songs and choruses, inter- spersed with musical items. In addi- tion the Lyric Pictures showed a &nbsp; very fine collection of films, the star item "An Actresse's Romance'" being, of exceptional length and quality. The following i; the plogrl' ie)l-ILC .. Overture, Tin ('ato lIlani; olg, "Who are We," Messrs Farrell, Bell, Clarke Wilkins and Compnay; quartette, &nbsp; (Whistles), Messrs. White, Gannell, Hickey and Power; ielecetioli (Ilones), Mr. Ted Smith; "'Killarney," ''mOt1th &nbsp; &nbsp; orgall, whistle and banjo, Messrs Farrell, Wilkins and Gilbert; Amer...
DISTRICT NEWS. BENALLA. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 14 February 1914
DILTRICT NEWS, BtENAI.I.A, At thle lenailla hire Council mleet ing on Molnday the valuccr reported that the vailuationi of the 'lre for thie Cllrl'rC lit yei' totalled 1i21,114, the amounut for' AtOlan li Cing .J23,241 which la a idliuctioin of C34, or £1 14e in ratea in that liding. Cl ImII lINT. ''ihreihhiig in the I ,hishuiit dihtriet lijijilield il last Wedlnetiday, whecl Wyllie's threbhcr pulled iii. In a lIarge inuheiir ,f etl?sl erojet did not thrcel i ulp to ex.plcctt.itrllll, The thresihcri' hall, an annual .,f fair, given hy Ithie ,'i'nre , Mei?lir' 1. Wyllie and 8)5;, tio te n? n wort ing on the machine, \';ii held on ,F'i day velling laif, aul in plite of tie lint. niiguht pi'ovcd a iiiOilt. ;,njoyublh. Alout dit; coulples were Irll·e.lnt, aolm da(ciig was kept. (Jiig until the iialll lhoir of tthe iiorning. At mid night a liltlral Illluppr wlan erved, the cateri'ig bei'ing in tthe hands of Mr. hII, itiih. Music wai euppiled gratuitously by Mewis'; It. Barter, J. and T''...
DISTRICT NEWS BOORHAMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 14 February 1914
DISTRICT NEWS &nbsp; &nbsp; BOORHAMAN. Mr, John Thomas, of Norong, died ycsterday morning. Five horses driven by Ernest Bay llis, bolted from theli Beechworth Junction on Tueday. 11e \waVn try ing to control thIleo when the reins broke, 1and lto.elr going a little dis tance tihey danhed into mil ohlntruc tion. Fortunately only slight dam age wal done to the waggon, a shaft being broken. ELDORADO, Mr, Jack Moore isti doing reaet worck poisolnIg ralbits with hin machineo, IIci usi ltig apfll"s ;al( strychnine, and obItained 1780 at on0 poisonin lg. There iait no douht the machine hle illnventeld i a long way in advance of the old moethod of laying the fnits by hand. One person can do the wollrk of laying haits in a quarter of the time. 'Tle machino lays eithler )ollald or ap plea. Mr.'and Mrs. W. Faithful have gone on a trip to Tamnania, land \will Ibe absent about a montli. GLENROWAN. The reservoir having dried up ow' ing to the snlnll quantity received in to it durin...
TOLMIE LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 14 February 1914
TOLMIE LINE, The Railway Standing Oommittee has now reached, on the list of lines submitted to it under the now Dev elopmental Act, the Tolmie inquiry. One would naturally think that fur ther inquiry on a line already on three occasions recommended by the Committeo is superfluous. There are three reasons for the inquiry. First, that under this Act all lines must be reported upon. by the Committee; next, the personnel of the Commit tee has changed and the new mom bors could not sign the report with out seeing the place and hearingthe evidence; and next, the valuable' re port of Mr. Code, Chief Inspector of Forests, on the timber resources and other evidence remains to.be submit ted, We have to thank Mr, Peter McBride, now Agent-General for giv ing currency to the statement that there was do timber of any value on the Tolmie o.Tablelands,. It was un true, but it served his purpose. The Premier (Mr. Watt) has since dis covered the untruth and has been so impressed by the actual facts o...
EVANS & MACONOCHIE WANGARATTA PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 18 February 1914
E~VANS & lYIACONOCHIE WANIAtIIATT" A PIG MAIlKET. Evans and Maconochie report hold ing their uunal sale of pigs and dairy cattle at Wangaratta on Tue aiy, 17th inst., when they had a large and good yarding of pigs of all class eis, which met with siirited competi tion from the buyers. Bacon pigs made to £4 Gs. We sold a/c King lleattie bacon pigs £4 Gs; a/c Joseph Connois £4 Cs; a/c G. Land £4 3s; a/c Jno. Sargent £3 17s; a/c W. Inlumphrey £3 15s; a/c H. Crawford £3 15s; a/c C. C. McAliece £3 15s; a/c Mrs S. Bourke £3 12s; a/c J. Nolan £3 10s; a/c F. R. Spink £3 10s; a/c M. Naylon £3 10s 6d; a/c consignment from Wodonga £3 10s; a/c Mrs McGregor £3 2s; a/c A. J, lIulme £,3 Cs; a/c A, Newton £3 7s; a/c F, 1). Swinhurne £3 14s8 a/c Mrs Murdoch £3 12s; a/c G. Cribbes £2 19u. Store pigs made to £2 17s; slips at 23s Gd. We quote prices rul ing at similar rates to late markets. CLEARING SALE, Evans and Maconochie report hold ing a successful sale on account Mr. Stephen Clihrry, at ...
AUCTIONEERS' REPORTS FLANAGAN, NEWMAN & CO. WANGARATTA PIG MARKET. Tuesday, February 17. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 18 February 1914
AUCTIONEERS' REPORTS FLANAGAN, NEWM1IAN & (10, WAN(; \iA'IATA PIG MAII?tIT'. 't'uetul ay, 'cbruary 17. IF?lanagan, Ne'lWnill and Co('. rlep)Olrt having held their tuunal fortnightly niiarket at the yards, Wnugaratt., yesterday, a?) followtlve--Dairy Cat I le, --A small yarding; we had otcie pringiing heifer;? a/c Mr. Jo1, h;iind Ctsoll, lir in , whicIh madlil e ',1 10: to t5; for it few aged inferior ;uort.: it waVli it lillihultli matter to lind b,i o-8. lhiclnto igs,---We hindit a plhla1id yarding oLl f good tuality pigi, ;li high price~ prevailed througholt, wvell ip to those riuling laIst ale. Prilice h)aLoneriit'I C lii to 1 (l; se\v eral penii £.'3 l8;; to Cl 3;i; hackflat ter Cl 81; to Cl I h;; evelral pens of good pligs sold frout C3 3; to 0'3 158; porkers wereo alo in Ihriskl rc quest andil het miiiade to 122 Is. Store figs.--A fair supply in, andl the de m1and for forward stores and well grown slips wpat very keen, but younger pIigs did not cell so well proportiona...
MOYHU. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 18 February 1914
MOYHU. 'The threc year old( son of MIr, 11, liill is Fsllcring from1 i1 l oisoncd foot cliauied b)y it tpliinter. IJe i in Mlie harnett'II plrivante hospiitatl, Wannga Mlclay. '1e110 hom. of A. o, Joah MIclenzie wIoe tlc;t ltVu( by tire oil Monidlay ight 1to t. tI I'clock. The fatmtily wclol 1 to 0(10(1 tl) bm l(ttlltmlle, htlll (0 he3 bre'tL, The 11u1 e (0(11 of weathelir II ((Iitiaig. 'I'l o os w100 cov3redl by 10(1. Ill (l 1 A nlieti lfg of1 Ileloll o ell fl l, (l y (l to alitllo ttl anniail itco 313 t I ag--held I ltlilly 1in March-to h:Llali thit year owlig to tho lack of illter cat showni by members.
THE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 18 February 1914
THE MARKETS. Wheat firm at 3s 8Bd for March delivery, 3s 9d alongside; prompt de livery 3s 8)d. To-day wheat sold at 3S 8d, down to 3s 7d. Oats was firm at is 921d milling, is 8id feed. Barley was weak at 3a 6d malting. Maize 4s. Potatoes £4 to 94 10s Brownecll's; £3 5s pink eyes. Onions £7 to £7 5s.
DISTRICT NEWS. WHOROULY. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 18 February 1914
W10)IS111`1 1001T YNIi WiIORIOULY. On Saturday last our locall)criekct ore journeyed to ilultilo Itiver to len gago the lluitaloitec in a friendly gamesn of cricket, hlore lthln ordinary interest wa? taken in this match as it had ai great deal to do with the result, of the minor premiership, should ltalltlo win then the preonmir ship honours; wore almost certain to ho theirs, whilst If Whorouly won they had the better chance, How over, as events turned out the posi tion of the clubs are unchanged as the match resulted tit a draw, though greatly in favour of Whor ouly, indeed only for a mistake on the part of the Buffalo umpire, who gave I, Grant not out, caught at the wickets for a tip plainly heard all over the field, when he had only made three or four (ho made 76 bo fore being disposed of), the Buffalo total would have been very small, The respective totals at the call of time being Buffalo 127, Whorouly 4 wickets for 104 runs. The fielding of Whorouly was very good, in fact in a...
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 18 February 1914
BPORTING NOTBS, Mr. John Tutty has sold Coralite --atellite (bred by Ivlr. J. G. Gard nor, of Mllawa) for 100 gns, to Mr. J,. Brennan, irosident of the West Australian Trotting Ulub, To the same buyer he has sold a two year old colt by iatellite-'lTommy Dodd pony mare for a similar ilgure. Popinjay won the OaKinjoy Plate on 1aturday. 'He started at '7 to 1 agat. Jolly Beggar won the St, George Sta?es, starting at 4j to 1 agst, The Staisbury Welter was won by Gold Brew from Itecaller, The winner started at 32 to 1, Corowa B. 95 were oefeated by Chiltern cricketers on Saturday, who lost two wickets for 108. The gig and harness donated IbY II. Woods and drawn for has been won by W, Smith, :Edl, Demanid for Tobacco Leaf ,--Tho pros pects of the tobacco Industry in this itato are uteadily Iniprolllg, A oew days ago thrce aulnplce of high-qual ity touacco were brought under the notice Of niulatlltclirer by the Agri cultural deplrtmcllet. A11 a reulit, IL donnite oiler h?i, beenli made by ...
PRACTICES OF DAIRYMEN. FILTH AND DEAD ANIMALS IN CREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 18 February 1914
PIhACTICE1 OF D)AIRYMEN, F10'I1 l AND l)lEAl) ANIMALS IN CIldAM, The scnrttional charges mtade by the president of the Warragtul thhlre aftaintt certain dlairymein in that dill trict were repeated at the coullcil meeting on Friday. Exccption w ta takien iy the l)pr?idlent, Cr. $nmyth, to it report cent in by the local dairy ittpector, which conltradicted theo itatemeats made by hin 'at the plrcvjoilii coittcil mieetiitg, in regard to the lilthy methodt; of some dairy farllers. Int tonec:i of indignation Cr. Shiyth challenged anyone to ceny ute truth of hie statements, and lie oliered to contribute a large stiun to the Warragul Hospital if hoe were un able to prove all that lie ;aid. Con tintuing, the tpresident soid meiastt'e slhoulil ))e tak t to supprens the lilthy hlabits of noille dairymen, who ''cer endanit?geriig the crledit and :ood talice of the :tate. Thin would not be dlone uitil the iovernmient and the co-otperative factorict illnsitedl on a strict s;ysitem of sllupervisi...
DISTRICT IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 18 February 1914
DISTRICT IMPOUNDINGS liutherglen.--Impounded at Ruther glen blre F'Oualll(,--l (lajlt rlndlo steer, two slits oil ear, litKe 5 oil ribs, If not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold on 'ith March, 1911. Wodonga.-lrapounded at Wodonga, 31st January, 1914, Iby N. Pyke,--1 bay pony mare, about two years, star and snip, M over M near shoul der. If not claimed and expenses paid to be sold on 7th March, 1914, Yarrawonga.-Impounded at Yarra wonga, Ira i'ebruary,, alt, by 'Toms ros.,, "Lovely Banas," .I arrawonga, 1 brown or. blacKt mare, aged, star on forehead, shod'all round, no vlsi ble brand. By Mpraet lnspector.-1 red steer, like VV' near rump, N oil rump. It not claimed and exponhtes paid, to be. sold on 28th February, 1914, Oxley,--Impounded at Oxley Shiro Pound,-1 roan bull, small mark un der side near ear, no visible brand, If not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold on 7th March, 1914.
CABLE NEWS. "F" RAYS EXPLODE MINES. ROME, Feb. 14th. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 18 February 1914
IOME, Feb, 14th, At an official trial in the Arno liver of -lignor lJlivi'ii wirele:a "P" rays, two fill lbieirged torpedoel'st werel'o nuccentiflluly exploded. The Iitalia Lioverlllllelt hali deci itde to Ipulrhase the invelntion. iignor UJlivi hits invented iia ac hinie by which, accordinlig to hiii claim, aIlllllmlllitioll depots canl be blowno u) at ia dliitan(ce. It plrojecti to any iiiitance l'rays, ieeignited all "b"' rays, at a speeil of I30,000 i)net rel ia inute, andl( tlhee have the power of caiiuiiing electric epark; l upon all metallic objectse with which they come in contact. When the rays are directed ulpolt i? battleehip electric llparla-i lllbl out everywhere in the exterior and inter ior of the veniel, and the Ipacrkse occullrringl ill the, inllltlll m itionll Illngi? - zilIen cllllie the explloiion of tll ;i - mounition, 'hlie invelntor owes hil: di:;ccivrey to chance. While lihe wa endeatvotitil, in hi lalboraltory, to trliullorlll i;olar light into electricity, ...
ULSTER AND HOME RULE. LONDON, Feb. 15th. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 18 February 1914
[J?P IJIth AND tOM, RJfj.ULE, I,ONDON, Feb. 15th. The "Newe of the World," a penny weekly journal, with a large circult tion, Iannounce: i that it has author ity for etatleng that a settlement of the Ulster irohlem in regard to iHote IRule it; asetured. According to the journal, the bhasls of the settlement is the excli"ion from the bill of the four north-east ern couatiett of Down, Antrlm, Ar Jmagh, and Londonderry for a dxed term, with the option, at the expiry of that period, of entering the ,rtsl l'Parliament.l
ALBURY. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 18 February 1914
ALBURY. Mr. James Mitchell, of Tabletop, who a few weeks ago so generously donated £1000 to the Albury Hospi tal fund, has followedlit up by don 4ging anotiher £1000. Aboput £3500 has now been raised. - CARBOOR, A meeting of the committee of the Carboor picnic was held in Maher's Hall, on Saturday evening. There was a good attendance. The main business was the fixing of a date for the picnic. It was decided to hold it on Friday, 27th March. The com mittee will bepleased to see visitors 'present from all parts of the district, and assure them of a warm welcome and hospitable treatment, Mr. I rio Waters was elected secretary. The next committee meeting will be held on 7th March to make full arrange ments of sports and ground. MILAWA. A meoting of the vestry of St, Paul's Church of England, was held at the Parsonage on Friday evening, which was kindly placed at the dis posal of the Veetry by the tenant, Mr. VW. J. Ilulmne. The r1ev. V. 'H. Jenlkins presided. Accounts in coil nection wi...
GENERAL BOTHA ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN CRISIS. [Newspaper Article] — Wangaratta Chronicle — 18 February 1914
GENEIIAL 13OTHIA ON THiE SOUUTH AFIRICAN CRISIS. N peaking in the Union House on Friday General lBotha (Prime Minis ter) said in defence of the deporta tion of ten la)bour leaders that they had attemnpted a murderous assault on thie people'a liberties. Ihe was tirmily convinced that the Labour leaders never desil'd a n?t tklilnent of the gvrievance, wvhillh Vwer, iiiiply an excu;e to crlate it re'vlu tion. The deported null were lot tIe, only generals of revolution. l)u?j were ;itting in the Ilouse , .. ' h. were :;imply the sworn (v.v.:i.; of )Cciety. In thites connectio.i he was epecially truclk by their request at one stage of the negotiations to eli minate the term 'owner," apparently lecaueli they desired that there lshould he no such thing as owner ship." General Hlotha commended that c(, fi ,) attentlon of the South trhW I-,i l ,?. It was the Govern 'hient'lt du ''y ?,?t cptel those who were 4 pIp lul c. ifrica's well-being, I tl lho'1dSlwitl ' fident that Parlin nlelnt would...