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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
_ QRXCKRf. Tiie final match for .the pcemierr ship of the Bright A'ssbciaVfoa was continued on Saturday. When stumps were drawn the game was left in an interesting stage, and the result 6f the play on Saturday next will be watched with no small amount of interest. Batting first, Freeburgh opened well, Beckton and Christian batting steadily, and it was some time before the pair were separated. H. Briggs contributed a useful 32 not out;, and Beckton got to .39 before Gordon Murray bowled him. Christian's 29 was i next best, and with 24. by J. Gra ham made in good fashion,, the innings closed for 164." Porepun kah opened with Walkear .and Gra ham, and at the drawing of stumps the former was still in possession, haviug hit up 52, while the 3ther not out man was B. Rayr.er with •38, and the total 109 for 4 wickets. The final scores. to date are ap pended Freeburgh. J. Beckt'.m, b G. Murray ... ... 39 G. Christian, 'Wafcerhouse,' b Walkear 29 W. Far-ringtoa. b Walkear ... ... 7". K. B&...
ANATOLE FRANCE AN APPRECIATION [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
ANATOLE FRANCE AN APPRECIATION (By Professor M. A. Gerottvwohl, ir> . "The Daily News.") M. France has. been hailed among , u; is a great novelist, moralist and critic At which he must have smiled, as ifc his wont, with playful and unruffled bonhomie. For he is not, nor would he be, any thing so solemn, or so narrow, or sc objective. He mayj indeed, have writ ten essays in the* guise of fiction, or 'fiction in the guise of essays, but he has never wilfully indited a work of fiction nor a moral treatise. Again, he may have written, of books . anci authors, and about them, or around them; for he has spent a lifetime in their midst,, and in their privacy. But he never meant to write on books or authors, to turn literary critic oi reviewer. He is guiltless of all pro fessional intentions, as of all longing to express or .realise anyone or any thing in art—save in relation to him self, to his enjoyment of the curious and the beautiful. LITERARY GLOBE-TROTTING .. In brief, iM. France i...
Shire Secretary and Engineer [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
Shire Secretary and Engineer At the Council meeting on Tues day, only one application was ^ re ceived for the above position, viz., from Mr R'. E. Crowther, who offered to do the engineering 1'.work: alone at ,£230. ; - ' Cr H. Wallace moved' and Cr Abraham seconded, that this offer be accepted, and a secretary.be also appointed. The motion was lost. After some discussion, Cr Brogan moved and Cr Dundas seconded that Mr Crowther be appointed engineer -and secretary temporarily at ,£350. Cr A. Wallace moved and Cr Milne seconded au amendment, that a temporary sacretary be appointed ana fresh applications be called for secretary aud engineer combined. The amendment was lost, and Cr Brogan's motion was carried.
Porepunkah Sports. The following handicaps have bean declared for the wood-chopping events at these sports on Friday, 13th inst.: [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
c Forepunltah Sports. ' The following handicaps have bean de clared for the . wood-chopping events at these sports ou Friday, 13th insfc. Standing Lying 1 Block. Block. P. J. Toner, Porupunkah ... ser scr J. Oliver, Bright ... ... scr sci atica. bhd J. Mitchell, Frueburgh ... 2 scr ■ J. Graham, Porepunkah ... — - scr R. Blaekmore, Fveeburgh ... — .-.aor • • W. Miirtiii, Poropunkah ... — " 'sor D. Maitlaud, Poropunkah ... — . scr secs.bhd ,J. Cherry, Bright ... 2 . 2 A. Walker, Eurobin ... — " 2 J. Gladstone, Bright ... -2 . . 4' H. Allsopp, Frooburgh ... 2 t J. Chandler, Porepimkah ... 4 4 J. Higgins, Poropunkah ... 4 t> J. Hungfee, Bright ... — 0 D. Martin, Poropunkah ... 4 7 H. Kendall, Buffalo River ... 16 10 G. Huugfee, Bright :.. 12 — N\ E. Ablett, Myrrleford ... S 10
The Myrtleford Mail AND WHOROULY WITNESS. The Dredging Industry. VISIT OF MINISTER FOR MINES. Bright, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
■S-fie 01taif AND WH.OROULY WITNESS, ■ The Dredging Industry. AT1SIT OK MINISTER, FOR-MINES. Bright-Tuesday. &lt; 7 , On ...Monday.. last Hon. J.■ D. Brown, .Minister for -Mines accoinpaniedby Hon. A. A. Billson and • Mr H. Campbell, In - speotor of Dredging, made. au> inspection sotvthe dredging areas, aiuidredges between Bright and ll^vrietville. The Minister was enabled to see the condition of a lot of the land prior to dredging as well as a good many blocks upturned by the early miner: . Several of the leases ..were visited, and at . ■ • various stages of-the journey .photographs' were obtained. At the conclusion of tho journey Mr Brown said he would prefer : giving, his opinion-direct to-the Cabinefe-'be-" ■v.ofore^.making-it public.- - - > • ;!l'he Minister. referrad'to the conditionof the Ovens at various points inspected by' him between Wangaratta and Evertoa, where no-dredging is in operation,-and he • . noticed'.that trees.: being allowed to remain in the riv...
BRIGHT. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
From our Correspondent. Tuesday. .Hons. J. Drysdale Brown, Mini ster for Mines, and A. A. Billson arrived at Bright on Sunday even ing, the former gentleman, reaching here late in the evening. - Yester day both parliamentarians visited she dredges at work between Bright and Harrietvillenaud further inspec- : tions are to be made before the party return to Melbourne. 1 The Bright Waterworks Trust has received, through the Hon. A. A. Billson, the pleasing intelligence that a sum of ,£2000 is now avaiL . able towards the .cost of' the new reservoir as a loan included in the ! Bill passed-by the late Parliament, i The Commissioners are desirous of I getting along with the work with- ! out further delay, and are taking': steps accordingly. . A meeting of the Bright Easter ■ Carnival Committee is called for Thursday evening, when J many matters of importance in connec tion with the Carnival 'will come up for discussion. Numerous en quiries regarding the gathering are. . already being made...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
AT A SALE OF REMNANTS Eor a few days only. Must be Cleared. Special Bargains. J. ROBERTSON'S Economy Store : : MYRTI.EFORD M. S. RUSSELL i Late of Mansfield. ! , | Family Butcher, Myrtleford. , j . ■ | Mr, Russell has purchased the business lately conducted by C. Brien, and will give customers best satisfaction. : Best Beef, Lamb ar&cl Mu't'fcori. f | ' Cart calls daily for orders. ! J. JOHNSON, Butcher, MYRTLEFORD. i Supplies customers daily with the i Primest Beef, Mutton, &o., and Small Goods. Cash Buyer of Hides, Skins HIGHEST PRICES GIVEN. Brewed in Bulk or Bottle Has been awarded the Highest Award of Merit by the best judge® —THE PUBLIC. - It has stood the test of time, and has been for many years acknowledged pore and whole some. O&ss0 lloibtlocS AS© is equal to Estg?U&la. BRAND STOUT IS STILL OOIMG ®TIQMG Renowned Cordials. \V[.e.deliver free, throughout the Bright Shir®. Customers promptly attended to. GEORGE R. ABRAHAM, Sole Proprietor. "S •...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
Stoek and Station | Agents, VICTORIA AND NEW SOUTH WALES.. - Government Auctioneers at W*ng* ratta and Bright. Head Office: Wangaratta; i>rsusche« •t Myrtleford, Moyhu and Bright. Fortnightly Sales of Sheep & Cat&ie, «jQd Pigs held at our Yards, Myrtle ford . Periodical Special Sales of Store 'Cattle on fixed dates. Fortnight sales of Sheep and Cattle, »nd Pigs and Dairy Cattleat the Cor jporation Yards, Wangaratta. Month ly Sales at our Yards, Moyhu. Periodical Horse Sales at Waugaratta in conjunction with Adamson, Strettle and Co. Clearing- Sales conducted in any •part of Victoria or New South Wales. PROPERTIES FOR SALE in Vic toria, New South Wales and Queens land. embracing- some of the cheapest places on the market. LOANS.—We make a specialty of financial business. We have sums from £100 to ,£100.000, available for broad acre securities, leasehold or freehold, town property, hotel freeholds at from .4 per cent, to 5 per cent. STOCK LISTS containing best lines...
Deadly Snakebite. CALCUTTA, Feb. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
Deadly Snakebite. Calcutta, Feb. 28. "Professor" Frederick Fox, an Australian, was demonstrating with a snakebite cure at the Zoological Gardens yesterday, when he was accidently bitten, and died. He had just finished treating .a snakebitten goat, whose life he suc ceeded in saving, and had left open a box containing snakes. One of the reptiles escaped, and, biting Fox, inflicted five punctures on the wrist. The " Professor," who had often; submitted to snakebites in order to demonstrate the efficacy of his cure, smilingly incised four punctures. The fifth escaped his notice. Then he had lunch, and in the afternoon transacted various busi ness. Later in the day symptoms of poisoning developed. The fifth tiny puncture was discovered, but it was too late. Fox's antidote is oiily operative when applied immediate ly. He died at 3 o'clock in the evening. The Director of Agriculture has b^en informed that the special com mittee of the Victorian Grain, Chaff and Produce Association has fix...
Ovens Vale. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
Ovens Vale. (From Our Correspondent.) It is worthy .of note that one cul vert, at least—that immediately op posite Mr Alex. Muller's residence —has received attention, and the manner in which the repairs have been executed reflects credit. Still, residents will for ever be. thankful should the authories gratefully re move several overhanging limbs from trees on the Myrtleford to Bright road. The annual Harvest Thanksgiv ing service was conducted at the local school on Sunday wr:ek last by Rev. R. N. Morrison. The occa sion was made one of special import for the upbringing of children, a responsibility dependent upon the mother, upon whose charge their comfort principally depends. While we inculcate a desire for personal freedom and independent citizen ship, who will venture K say what these children shall achieve when they grow up ?
"REX." AN AUSTRALIAN SKETCH. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
"REX." -♦ I AN AUSTRALIAN SKETCH. ! [By XyODisE.j (Continued.) Shrewd and astute as Mr Everard was, he read me truly I believe, and my reception was far better than I jhad dared to hope. 'Madge's happiness,' he said, with a quiver of the stern resolute mouth, and an indescribable soften ing of the rough, keen face, ' is my first considration, as it has ever been since—the last of several chil dren who had died in infancy—she . toddled by my side a winsome pretty child—-my pride and bless ing.' ' The mother and myself,' he added, kindly, 'feel towards yoa al most us if you were a son, and owe you a deep debt of gratitude on our child's behalf. But I am one who lias gained fortune by sheer hard work, and I must be sure the man to whom I entrust my darling s fu ture has the qualities likely to make that future a safe and comfortable : one. Come to me at the end of j • '3 2 months, free from debt, and with j a small sum of ; money in hand, ; and Madge shall be your wife, with J her fath...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
Until March 31st, 1 9 t 4. special offers making Big Sav ings will be avail able. Send for Iree pamphlet. BRISBANE SYDNEY MELBOURNE ADELAIDE PERTH. LAUNCESTGM IWJLJNDEHUCH m c.TAi,f jM TERDE SIGNS FOR BUTCHERS, BLACKSMITHS, LIVERY STABLES, SADDLERS &c. Artistically earned out in hammered copper or zinc. Light and Mr.>u>i and can be placed in the most rxpe^fd. ; i'^;;i(.ns. The f.-'inwipy designs re. always in stock—Horse, Cattle. Siu-fv.-. Boar ami Stag Heads. Write for full .particulars. WUNDERLICH LIMITED, . &?''*) ,-W Vv Manufacture :> 243 COLLINS ST., MELBOURNE I Consign your... WOOL SHEEPSKINS HIDES TALLOW FURRED SKINS, Etc. 0AL6ETY & COMPANY LTD. ALBURY Sales held Monthly Highest priwj roa>Li~ed. Liberal advances Fat and Store Cattle Sale* ... held at . .•* ALBURY - FORTNIGHTLY WODONGA - FORTNIGHTLY Send all yoar liTe-stock eo us for &si«. Cricketers' Hotel, MYRTUiFORD. Under now and efficient man&gexsiens. ADA E. FRAUENFRLDR...
THE STREET CLEANER [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
!■' - ■■ THE STREET GLEANER A paper having: said that "To recog- ^ nise the supremacy of the.street cleaner would be to usher in the reign t of • "• chaos," "The Daily Herald" takes it to task and says-:—"Now, ...that* justw brings us very close to the .root; of .the , ~ matter. 'Supremacy' is indeed the wrong word, an instance', of angry ex aggeration. The street cleaner does not want supremacy. He wants justice,-the right to live a human, and progressive life, his place in the sun. In the-social and spiritual economy he is,as.truly and deeply to/ be considered^ as the artist, the author, or the doctor. We. may thus re-state the. proposition:i'.T.o recognise the importance, " the dignity, and the possibility of the street cleaner (and a hundred such as he) is to usher- ' • in the reign of sanity and humanity.' " - &lt; No disappointment is quite so bit ter as the disappointment that comes' * when you are disappointed with your self.
GIPSIES' STRIKE COPPERSMITHS DISSATISFIED. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
GIPSIES' STRIKE COPPERSMITHS "DISSATISFIED?-1 The latest strike is that of perform ing gipsies. " For the past month twelve of the" ' gipsy coppersmiths who attracted at- " ; tcntion when they arrived in London recently from Eastern Europe and set tled for a time in Ilford, have been ap- / . pearing in a performance at the Caba ret Theatre Glub at Heddon street, and • •••• they are announced to take part in a gipsy play there on the 29th (states "The Daily News' of' December 23). Jura Filipoff, the "picturesque chief, when interviewed on the subject, said that his tribe are striking for increased wages. He explained "in French that ; .. his twelve people only received 30/ a night, and as they have to return home at five o'clock in the morning by taxi-, cab their net gain works out at only abou t 2/ each. "We strike,' he added in English? for an eating wage. We cannot eat"' on 2/ a day three nights a week." " V Asked why he did not try the music- ... halls, or some of the other night...
MINING. The following dredging returns are reported to Friday last: [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
The following dredging returns are renoried to Friday last:— BucklandStar.... Excelsior BiarrietviUe Star junction 46 12* 19# 20 Maori Queen, No. 1 ...... 37 Maori Queen No. 2 ...... 6# The Rocky Mountain Co's new dredge at Beechworth is expected to start in a few days. Machinery is now being carted and placed in position at the Home ward Bound Bon Accord mine, Yackandandah. Meanwhile mining operations are entirely suspended. During the half year ended 31st January I'he Waudiligoug Gold Dredging Co., Bright, won 1536 oz gold, valued at" j£6319. The total yield of gold to date amounts to 19,006 o&., valued at ,£77,510. Six dividends and oue bonus, each of 1/ per share, were paid during the half year, making a total of ,£21,510 distributed to date—;£3 11/8 per share. At the close of the term the company had ,£1892 cash at bankers, in addition to ,£1350 on Pcrepunkah Wandiligong No. 1 Wandiligong No 2 12 32 22# fixed deposit. The areas remaining; to be worked are estimated as e...
St John's Wort. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
St John's Wort. The Hon. A. Ai, Billson's visits to parts of his own and neighboring constituencies has so impressed him with the supreme importance of the eradication of St. John's Wort to the landowners of ths districts con cerned that be has taken on the task of endeavoring to awaken the Gov ernment to a sense of its responsibil ity. It is to be hoped Mr Billson . may meet with hearty co-operation from public bodies along the Ovens Valley, and that such facts may be placed before the Minister tor Agri culture, Mr Lawson, on his visit to this district, about 15th April, that the Government may b'e induced to take some determined action to ' grapple with the eradication of this fast-spreading, devastating weed. In the course of a lengthy memo, to the. Premier, Mr Billson says— " The complete eradication of St. John's Wort has now passed be yond the ability of municipalities /and individuals to deal with. It is ' a work that must be undertaken by the State in the interests of the St...
MAGIC WAND ALHAMBRA MUSICAL DIRECTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
MAGIC WAND ALHAMBRA MUSICAL DIRECTOR. The magic wand—the conductor's baton—at the Alhambra is in new hands (says the Westminster Ga zette"). The magician is Mr John An? sell, who for seven years has been conductor for Mr Cyril Maude and latterly with Mr Louis Meyer at the Strand Theatre, and has climbed to the conductor's desk from a subordin ate place in the orchestra. . When, last Saturday afternoon (De cember 10), Mr Ansell assumed his new duties, he conducted the Alham bra orchestra and generally took con trol of Alhambra revue and ballet for the first time. But the only re spect in which Alhambra habitues could observe any difference from normal happenings was that the prin cipals made a point of bowing nicely —-and quite noticeably—to the con ductor upon entering the stage. By the middle of this week even the most observant of critics might have supposed that Mr Ansell had spent his life conducting at the Alhambra. For he commenced with a very great advantage, having the techn...
FOX HUNTING ENGLAND'S OLDEST PACK. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
FOX HUNTING ENGLAND'S OLDEST PACK. The Staintondale foxhounds have the reputation of being the oldest pack in the country, it is a claim which does not g"> unchallenged, even in York shire, but it rests on the authentic ground that a charter was granted by the Norman King Stephen in the 12th century to some monks in the monast ery of Staintondale to hunt foxes, hare, and deer on the moors between that place and Scarborough. "I cannot vouch for this remote an tiquity,'' said^Mr Halliday Huggan, of Crumble's Court, Scalby, who, as sec retary of the hunt, speaks with autho rity (says "Lloyd's Weekly"). "The farthest we can go back in actual re cords is the memory of an old man of | 86, who remembers his gx*andfaher hunting with the Staintondale hounds. That takes us back to the beginning of the nineteenth century, and there is a song, written in 1811, which commem morates a famous run of that year, so that the hunt can certainly boast a re spectable age. It is a farmers' hunt first ...
THEATRE OF FUTURE DOOM OF SPOKEN WORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
■THEATRE OF FUTURE DOOM OF SPOKEN WORDS. • Even those who do not agree with M. • Leon Balcst's theories on the develop ment of various forms of art will not deny the freshness and originality • which makes the Russian painter one of the most interesting personalities of . the Paris of to-day (says the Paris cor respondent of "TIio Daily News," De . eember 18). M, Bakst is thoroughly sincere in his . convictions. He doesn't play to the gallery, though .he may startle it by such dicta as those, enunciated to-day in the course of my chat with him in li.is atelier on the Boulevard Malsher bes. TRIUMPH OF PAINTING "The theatre of the future means the triumph of painting and the gradual . abolition of the spoken word," he be . ■ gan. "The spoken word will find another and a more modernist arena. The book, whether tragedy or drama, will be sufficient to itself, without be ing obliged to have recourse to inter pretation, which always leaves' some _ thing to be desired. "The actor seeks in r...
MYRTLEFORD V. BUFFALO. [Newspaper Article] — Myrtleford Mail and Whorouly Witness — 5 March 1914
myrti.kford v. Buffalo. MjTtleford made a much better showing against Buffalo on Satur day than was generally expected, and but for a couple ^ of run-ouis would have done even better. Wil loughby and Duane opened for the locals, and were batting confidently when the former was foolishly run out' through his own fault. Harry Milne and Duane hit up runs freely but when the score had reached the latter was thrown out by Lillis when att^roptin a short one. The Murray brothers batted nicely for their scores of 19 and 13 ; Glough made 11 in three hits, one being a lovely sixer ; Dr Sutton was batting, nicely when he went out to a ball from'Grant, and was stumped; and George Smith was not out with 12. Frauenf elder played at a bali from '4Ping " Paul-, which he missed and the ball striking the wicket keeper's pad rebounded on to the wicket when the batsmen was out of his crease. He was out, of course, but there' was some discussion afterwards as to how. Under old-^merules he was " stumped,...