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Reserved. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 August 1914
Reserved. At a Highland gathering a local as plrant had entered his name for sever *1 events, and It was common know kdge that he intended winning at teast one of them. His first attempt was in that hardeBt of races, the "quarter mile," and he lost very easily "Donal", DonalV' exclaimed a sup porter with a vexed expression, "TjrtU" did ye no rln faster?" "Rin faster!" cchoed Donald, con temptuously, "and me reserving inasel for tho bagpipe competition!" Without frugality none can be rlcl> Mtd wltb li very fow would b» *w>
Fellow Electors. LET US REASON TOGETHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 August 1914
Fellow Electors. LET U:&lt; REASON TOGETHER. 1 Speaking at Benulh rec ntly, Mr. Aheru was on "the poiut of appealing 10 the electors "riat.to swap borM.s in crossing the stream.'' It was surprising to hear the Fusion candidate even'hint at such a thing. Was ii in-bis mind to try and make capital out of the war worry and obscure the real issue? Fortunately for himself, it may be said, he pulled himself up with a round turu, and did not pursue the thought further. One of the funny things per petrated by the Cook administra tion was the removal of the kangaroo from the penny stamp, and place a jackass on the stamp of the one shilling denomination. One of the jokes of the Fusion party at the last election was to bold up to ridicule w'lat they termed as "Fisher's flimsies/' referring, of course, to-the Fisher Government's note - issue." During the' Cook Government's palsied . regime, .M'Coll agfli i and again endeavored to pour .contempt upon th«'Com monwealth Bank..;. What are t...
THE IMPROVEMENT OF FARM STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 August 1914
THE IMPROVEMENT OF FARM STOCK. We may take it for granted tha' every farmer in the colony desires te Improve his farm stock, but owing tc the calls of every-day work too few have the time to devote to the con slderation of how it is to be accom plished. The time, however, will be well repaid. To some farmers, in al! probability, the plan of improvement has never seriously presented itself His stock, he tells himself, is no worse than that of his neighbors—possibly bettor than that of those around him The possibility of all-round improve ment is a remote idea not within the bounds of every-day life; so he goes on breeding in the old happy-go-lucky way, and if a'^superior calf or two comes he takes them simply as a slice of good luck for which to be thankful. But even then the conviction does not come to him that by exercise of judg ment in mating a suitable sire witl his best cows, at the same time gradu ally weeding out the unprofitable ones, he could lead up to a superior herd It m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 August 1914
Each sale of Woods' Great l'eppermittl Cure, A grateful patron doth ensure- ; Tor every test he puts it to, Confirms.what e'er 'tis claimed to do. Such certainty inust seem sublime. Because it "-make* good " every time No whooping cough c-ui long endure. Opposed to Wood?' Great Peppermint
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 August 1914
AVery nice display of LAMPS—both to Hang an I Stand. Garden Tools and General Household Iron mongery of gre&lt;t variety, can be seen t CARTER BROS. For Children's Hacking Cough at Night Woods' Great Peppermint Cure 1/6. iRESENT YOUR BODY A LIVING SACRIFICE. BY PASTOR UUSSEIiti. Text: "I beseech you, brethren, by the mercies of Clod, lliat ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God—your reasonable service." Rom., sii., 1. . Tlii; Pastor began liis discourse with the declaration tliut tlio Apostle is not ad dressing the world in general, but only those who trust in the blood of Christ as tlieir ransom price. The Apostle ad dresses such as brethren., not as sinners. The test, therefore, may be applied only to those justified by faith. XJiese alone, who have first, received the forgiveness of their sins, may ■ have the further oppor ••toMfe-^nce«a|yiig,-thcir bodies a hv'i'B The aneaKeli'iJcmiudeirinS'licavi-i'sInifv »i the typical sacrifices offered b...
Phases of the Moon. August. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 August 1914
Phases of the Moon. August. First quarter, Friday 28th SBPrEMIIRR. Full moon, Saturday ith Last quarter. Sunday 13ih New moon, Sunday 20th First quarter. Saturday 26ili October. Full moon, Sunday 4th Last quarter, Mondav 12th New mooD, Monday 19tb First quarter, Monday 26th November. Full moon, Tuesday 3rd Last quartet, Wednesday 11th New moon, Wednesday 18th First quarter, Tuesday 24th
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 August 1914
Walter Noorian, Licensee Commercial Hotel, HAS Motor Car for Hire. Good Meeting: Rooms and Billiard Table.. Reasonable Tariff. Free Stabling1. i 111 ■ i r«■. m PIAMOS Grand Hotel, Melbourne, 7th Feb., 1911 Dear Sirs, Having thoroughly tested and examined the new Wertheim Aus tralian Pianos, I can with the utmost confidence recommend them. They are eminently satisfactory from every point of view-tone, touch, and finish—* and must prove durable owing to the soundness of their construction. When such Pianos are manu factured in thiy country there seems Australians to taTormmtopQiijS instruments. Your School Model is indeed an excellent production, and possesses a rich full tone, superior to larger models by well-known European makers. Youra faithfully,^ (Sgd.) FREDERICK BEARD Late Professor Pianoforte Playing and subsequently for Voice Culture at the Midland School of Music. England. Musical Director, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne. Conductor Victorian Festival Choir, and the Grand...
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 August 1914
TO OUR READERS. O — The editor will carefully peruse ill communications sent, whether they be in political, social, or other form, and they will be treated as strictly con fidential. All items must, however, be veil authenticated, and from a reliable source. All communications will be acknowledged in the correspondence columns. Newspaper clippings are also accept able, and facts about people such as deaths, marriages, social events, etc, ; in fact on all events, will be carefully read and, if suitable, published. We wish to make this journal as in teresting ns possible, and you may help us if you desire. Give us your opinions on the current topics of tlie day—they may prove of interest to our readers. Please write on one side of the paper only
County Court. BENALLA— [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
County Court. I benalla— Tuesday, September 1 Wednesday, November 4 BEECH WORTH— 1 uesday. August 4 Thiir«Hpy, October 1 BRIGHT— Thursday, November 26 CHILTERN— Thursday, August 6 Tuesday, November 24 WANGARATTA— Thursday, September 3 Thursday, December 3 _ WODONC. v— Thuis-'i.'V, August 27. Thui "lay, November 5. Courts of Vines and Courts of Insol vency will l>» held at the places anil on the days appointed for holding County Courts.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
Why Should Women Suffer ? Old lime logic accepted it as a matter of cold fact that women were made to suffer from girlhood to the grave. What a monstrous doctrine. A book dealing with the matter of pain and suffering as nffectinf; womenfolk, and which tells how thousands have been restored by a sitnole home treatment to permanent health after yeers of pain, will be sent free to anyone who cuts out this advt. mid sends it to Dept. A. 33, Ladies' College of Health, Phair's Buildings, 327 Collins-street, Melbourne, Ladies visit ing the City are cordially invited to call and chat over health matters with he Manageress, Business Notices. HERBAL COUGH BALSAM Has a bit-.' with'it which cuts away youi cough as you swallow it Pleasant tc take, children do not refuse it. It has stood a test of 20 years. It is steadily adding to its reputation. We receive orders from customers all over the country. It is always fresh and reliable. It \yii.i, do you good. VICTOR SAY, CHEMIST, BENALLA. JpUBLIC N...
Coursing. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
IheBenalla Pluuipton Coursing Club held its final meeting on Wed nesday. Results :— Yarrawonga Stake, for 16 all ages, at £2 2s. Winner £2\, run ner-up ^8 8s, two dogs £2 each. Second round: Hasty Thought beat Neeriiu, Waterdrum beat Shelly Bruce, Ella Verse beat Sweet Pass, Thoughtful Knock beat Can beera. Third round: Hasty Thought beat Ella Verse, Water- ' drum beat Thoughtful Knock. Deciding Course: P. Clark's ns f d Hasty Thought (Quick Thought —Red Jay) beat W. Lee's us bk d Waterdrum (Rathdum-Miss Water proof) and won the stake. St. James Stakes, for 12 all ages at £l Is. For dogs that have never won more than £5 in one stake. Winner £5, runuer up £3, third £1. Second Round.—Star of ,Silver beat Gippsland, Quick Rates beat Numurkah Boy, Miss Moira beat Seven of Hearts, Third Round : Star of Silver beat Quick Rates, Miss ivloira a bye. Deciding Course: J. Bruce's bk w d Star of Silver (Passover—Darby's Lester) beat Collier & Cleary's f b Miss Moira (Devon—Cannamon) and...
Federal Govt.'s Negation. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
Federal GovL's Negation. We have asked our local Statist (HiB Snihbs) to give Independent readers some idea of the value of Joe Cook and Co.s stewardship for the past 12 months. The result is that Mr Snibbs supplies the follow ing :—The large Equare represents what the Fusion promised ; the little square in centre represents their work—or lack of it. There is abundance of atmosphere around it. J. H, ElshauR. Benalla.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
IN MEMORIAM. PAGET.—In sad and affectionate re membrance of my dear son and our dear brother, Neville James, who departed this life at Baddaginnie, August 24, 1910. Always remembered. - Inserted by liis 'mother, sisters and brothers. . IN MEMORIAM. PARRELL.—In sad aud'loviug remeni ; brance'of my dear husband nnd our dear father, MlCHAKr, Farrhi.i,, who died August 24, 1913, at Swanpool. • " Sadly missed. .—Inserted by his loving wife aud iulant children.
Mr. M'Lean at Winton. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
Mr. M'Lean at Winton. I Sir. M'Lean addressed a well intended meeting in the hall on Saturday, and was given a good hearing. Mr. M. Brooker occupied the chair. Mr. M Lean spoke at length on immigration, preference to unionists, and several other sub jects, hut what pleased most of his liearers was wtien he said the land by right belongs to the people, and he did not approve of it being monopolised by a few. (Applause ) He also stated bow the Labor party lost heavily on a meat transaction in West Australia. When Mr. J. Green stood up and gave him the Labor view of the affair, Mr. M'Lean quietly dropped the dis cussion aud took the next item on the programme. Mr. J. Joyce asked a few questions, but the one that was taken the most notice of by those present was—" Is it not a facf that the Deakin Cook Govern ment had passed a bill to borrow some mil'ions when they knew that they would be getting an extra £30.000,000 in three years from the expiratiou of the Braddon clause?" Mr. M'Lean :...
THE Benalla Independent. PUBLISHED ON TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS "Stands close to all But leans on none." FRIDAY, AUGUST, 28, 1914. London "Times" On the Fusion. What England Thinks. A WITHERING CRITICISM, "GOVERNMENT REDUCED TO ANARCHY." [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
THE Benalla independent. POBUSUBD ON TUKSDAYS AND FRIDAYS "Stands close.to nllj Rut leans'on none." l'RIDAY," AUGUST, 28, 1914. London "Times" On the Fusion. What England Thinks. A WITHERING CRITICISM, GOVERNMENT REDUCED TO ANARCHY." No condemnation of the Fusion parly has been more searching and scathing than that of the London " Times." In its issue of June 6. it devoted a long - leading article to the political situation, whilst nluiost two columns more were con tributed by its Australian corres pondent in an article in its issue of May 25. With the exception of the Melbourne " Herald " and the Sydney " Sun," not a single word of the important pronouncement of the "Times" has nppeared in a Melbourne or Sydney daily news paper. Such a telling indictment agaiust the continuance of the Fusion Government in office wa>' suppressed. Had the criticism of the " Times " been directed against the Labor party we would have had it dished up day after day oil tl:e lending pages of the anti...
Benalla Racing Club. ENTRIES FOR SPRING MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
Benalla Racing Club. o ENTRIES FOR SPRING MEETING. . The following are the entries for the Spring Meeting to be held on Wednesday next, 2nd Septem ber:— HurdleRace.—Hepshot. Hythorn, Pigeon Shot, Puzzled, Gillenbah, Mallet, Christy, Dismal. Maiden Plate.—Hythorn, Dream Port, Budgeree Value, E.A.H., Corryong, Chester Boy, Windeline. Shinty, Tardious, Strath William, Gnarbell, Lady Trilock, Landene. | King Heather, Lord Anist, Hongi, Harmbert. Snrincr Haudican.—Surefire, Bal doyle, Arioso, Polly Brown, Safe shot, Blackstep. Blackuut, Prince Haut, Handyman, Argold, Few, Anona, Julia B. Division Handicap—Miss Goya, Bratton, Surefire, Baldoyle, Winde line, Hythorn Barbird, Shinty, Lai tova (late Harry Lauder),Budgeree Value, Arioso, Posilipo, Gnarhlue, Gnarbell, Lady Trilock, Hepshot, King Heather, Safeshot, Recovery, Irhest, Crimson Line, Aurzel,Flew, Blackstep, 31ucknut, Loombex, Prince Haut, Handyman, Redstone, Argold, Moreep, E. A.H.,Corryong, Urasina, Earlscret, Chester Boy, Waterga...
Local and General News. The Indi Roll. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
Local and General News. The Indl Rail. The roll to 1)2 issued lor mui electorate oti 5tU S;ptember, shows a total of 35.248 names—18,839 males and 16,409 females. Thiols a decrease of 1020 on. the roll in existence when the general elections were held in 1913. The rolls for Victoria shows nearly 15,000 fewer names than were on thoseof 1913 Tha Body as an Engine. Professor Osborne at the Shire Hall tlib evening will lecture on " The BoJy as an Engiue." I ! University Lecture I'rolessor ?ay'ue wWl lcBufe *,at Berialla on Monday, 14th Septem ber, on the "Evolution of' the Aeroplane," illustrated. This is the last lecture of the series and has been altered from Friday to Monday of the week under notice on account of the Melbourne Show. Will. The Perpetual Trustees' Asso ciation is applying for letters of administration, with the will annexed, of the estate of David Boyd, late of Kilfeera, in the S'ate of Victoria, farmer, who died on 26th- May, 1914, leaving an estate of/15.578 15/2. Af...
Correspondence. UNNECESSARY APPEALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
Correspondence. UNNECESSARY APPEALS. • Sir,—Would it not be well if the residents of Benalla, realising the seriousness of the empire's position and the vital importance of swell iug the Lord Mayor's FuHd as far as possible, to refrain from making unnecessary appeals to the gener osity of their fellow townspeople. In this town the collecting craze has become endemic, and it seems to me that with the exception of soliciting support for our churches and charities (which must in no way be neglected) all other appeals to the public should absolutely cease till the war is over. While the empire is engaged in a death grip for very existence, it is no time for festivals, presentations, and other unnecessary extiavagances of a like nature. Anyone who has 5s. to spare for such purposes has 5s. more to add to his donation to the Lord Mayor's fund. The present generation have never before had an opportunity of contributing to the salvation of their national existence and probably will never ha...
Patriotic Fund. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
Patriotic Fund. u — The Secretary of the above fund (Mr. Hamilton) acknowledges further subscriptions and promises as follow:— Amount previously acknowledged --,£238 6s. £ 10, Messrs. H. Moodie and H. T Gregerson ; £5 5s, Messrs G. Grant and Trenery-Brown & Son ; £5. Messrs W. Calder, H. Clarke, J. Barry, T. Lambert, R. E. Thom son and Mesdames Magennls and Nicholson ; £3 3s, T. Hinlon, £\ 17s 6d, Proceeds from Mr. A S. Maude's lecture; £l Is, Rev. P.J Edwards (second instalment) and Mrs. S. L. Singleton ; £l, Messrs, J. Dunstan, C. I). Laird aud F. Mueller ; 10i 6d, Mr. H. Phillips ; 10s, Messrs- P. Grainger,W.Payne. E. Simmonds, A.Munro. F.Nixon, and Mrs. J. Skelton ; 5s, Messrs F. Wurin and N. Fisher; 2s 6d. Misses Williams and Donchi; 2s, Miss Carlyou and Mr. Underwood ; Is, Mrs. Swan. Total—,£318 10s.