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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 16 December 1949

MITCHELL'S TAXI SERVICE CAR FOR HIRE--DAY OR NIGHT Day Trips Arranged Car Available for Wedding Parties Dance Parties Catered For C 'Car Meets Melbourne Bus Daily 'Phone Alexandra " i. THE "Whirlwind" obtainable on EASY TERMS front ni 3?MI [IL ' BATTERSBY-Local Agent Best'brands Ales,Wines, Spirits. ALEXANDRA HOTEL, N" J. M:2cNA I, Proprietor. Phonel4 S. .P., SAVAGE, GENERAL CARRIER Alexandra, Thornton and - ldon Weirr Passengers, lParcels and Good. STAN CADGE, CARRIER. C.O.R. DEPOT. Webator Street, Alexandra, Phone No 117 Sportsmen I! SEE W. A. A BOUNDS, For ALL Your Fishing, Tennis Cricket Requirements . N )tor FuneralService MITCHELL'S Phone 35. le antdra Fruit Palace (2Doors from Union .Bank) 7 Choicest Fruit in Season Confectionery. ' Soft Drinks Ice Cream. Vegetables Cooked Meats - a specialty R. C, ROBETS, Proprleor. L- tone 21. watchmaker &e \ ias appointed F. A. JAMEm, GEANT 8TREET, ALEXANDRA AGENT MDR THIS DISTRICT ALL REPAIRS .TO WATCHES. CLOCKS AND JEWS - Y EXPEP...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 16 December 1949

IN MEMORIAM. PETERS.-Cherished memories of our beloved son, brother and father of Pat, Ron and lBbbie, died Dec. 13, 1936. Not a day do we ever forget. BEREA VEMENT NOTICE Mr. and Mis. 1H. Gilmore and Family sincerely Thank relatives and friends for letters, telegrams, cards and floral trib utes in their re?ent sad bereavement. Mrs. W. Roberts and daughter Jtidith* wsish to Thank relations and all their many friends fI r floral tributes, tele" grams, cards, le tors, and personal expres sions of sympat:y tendered to them in their recent sad bereavent. Wiil all Please accept this as a personal expres sion of gratitude.

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 16 December 1949

FEATURES OF THE $"V.P.C. WOOL SELLING SERVICE TO perform the work incidental Automatic Insurance to the production of a fleece from Sheep's Back to that will command the utmost Show Floor-Accurate va e is the woolgrowers' responsi- Weighing - Effective bilhty. Thereafter he must rely on Display-Efflicent Auc. the a cioney of the selling organisa- tioneering. tio for his effort to be brought REBATE OF to successful conclusion. COMMISSION Becluse V.P.C. siled; 'itself to Every year since 1934 a stusiy every detail calculated to safe- Rebate of Commission guard the best interests of clients has been paid to all For Efficient Service That Ensures Highest Values. L sV-.P.C. BUILDING, 578-84 FLINDERSLANE, MELB. DISTRICT AGENT---R. J. COOPER OROIEDALE hAMS FR SALE h at iS. Reg. Flol ck 244 Reasonable Prices 'or further particulars apply to i GEORGE J. BURStGE "GOWRIE PARK." KANUMBRA 'Phone Kanurnbra 7A n S mr Before you order your EASY TERMS ARRANGED LOCAL AGENT-JOHN BULMilER and SON, ALEX...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 16 December 1949

Position Required -inrAlexandra, by. young lady, as Burrough-a 'Ledger Operatpr, or as an invoice typiste. - B. Bridges, 29 Lindsay Ave. Mu. rumbeena, Melbourne.' Accommodation Required hy Young 'Lady. Board preferred.' B. Briidgres 27 Lindsay Ave. Murrumbeena, Mel bourne. Wanted---2 Fallers. Ash coun try. Apply this Office. YFOl SALE Lawn Mower, in very good order. Apply this Office. .. -Blackwood Oval Extension dining room table, alsd Child's Single Bed. Apply thisl Office. Lady's Bicycle, Malvem Star, in good condition. .Inquire Her mitage, Narbethong. l. i,' '. . 1949 Austin A40. Immediate delivery .Owner buyingA70. Ap ply F. Darmodyi,Alexandra:_ IA few only, Reconditioned Cy cles. Ready for inspection and purchase. Buy your. lad a .Cycle from us.--L. Battersby, Alexandra L Canadian RedFoxStole, hardly iwon n Finest quality. Apply this Office. . Alexandra & District Angling AClub;. ' Next outing will be on Dec. 18, between McMartin's Lane and Weir, via Back road. Bus lea...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
8/13 VICTORIAN MOUNTED RIFLES. PUCKAPUNYAL BIVOUAC CANCELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 16 December 1949

8/13 VICTORIAN MOUNTED RItLE.S. -9----~ PUCKAPUNYAL BIVOUAC CANCELLED. The Government's decision to can cel all week-end camp traning for the C.M.F. during polling week-end prov. ed a great disappointment to all ranks of the regiment. However, although word to this effect was received at squadron headquarters only on Thurs day morning, ,a good home training syllabus was evolved, with the assist. tance of five instructors from R.H.Q., .Melb4rpe0e ,andA:vith the use. of" a "Staghound'itbuloe$€dcaar~ioaut crs and "White" A:PC.'s. A most interesting' and instructive two-day coursei was attended by the Alexandra troopers, Subjects studied were driving.and-maintengncq on the vehicles mentioned i~ove, demonstrat ed practically, and with the use of films; -gunnery, 'With Browning .30 machine 'guns. and 37mm, semi-auto matic cainon,{ Th6. wireless course consisted of practical work with the No. 19 set,.receiving-and transmitting general wireless procedure, and "net. ting." .. This parade was...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 16 December 1949

WEDDING. GARTHWAITE-..CLARK --0--s--- - Much interest was taken when June, only child of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Garthwaite, Big River was married at the Presbyterian Church, Box Hill, to Charles, third son (f Mr. and Mrs. P. Clarke, Ararat. The Rev. Houston officiated at the wedding service. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a beautiful wedding gown of beige tulle over pink satin. The embroidered tulle veil was lent by Mrs. J. Clark, and held in place with a coronet of orange blossom. A bouquet of white rosebuds and water lilies was carried. In attendance-to the bride was Mrs. W. Garthwaite, who wore a blue marquisette over taffetta frock, with a tulle veil held by red roses. The bouquet carried by the matron of honour, was of red roses. The duties of the best man were capably carried out by the bridegroom's brother, Mr. Les. Clark. The bride's mother wore a light blue crepe suit with black accessories, with orchids as a shoulder spray. The briorgroom'a mother wore a blu...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Croquet Member Farewelled [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 16 December 1949

Croquet Member Farewelled On Saturday afternoon all mem bers of the Croquet Cluib met at the club rooms to farewell Mrs. J. D. Walker, who is leaving the district. After afternoon tea had been served, the ±President, Mrs. Kelly, said all regretted Mrs. Walker's leaving. She had been an enthusiastic member and the comradeship and lively interest had been appreciated, Mrs. Walk ker's departure was a loss to the club. Mesdames Barton, Payne, Darmody and Armstrong endors ed the previous remarks, adding thanks for help given so freely to aid club functions.. On behalf of the club, the president presented Mrs. Walker with a gift and conveyed to her the good wishes of all for future happiness in her new home' Mrs. Walker feelingly respond ed. In thanking the club she said her association with the club was a happy one, and some thing she would always remem ber. Result of Croquet Club compe tition---L. H. Payne 1, Roma Mil roy 2, J. Forsyth 3.

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Tennis [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 16 December 1949

Tennis t L st Saturday's matches-Alex andra No, 1 lost to Yea No. .1, 43 42. Alexandra No, 2 lost to Yea No. 3, 41'43. District Associalono-Alexandra No. 1 d. Alexandra No. 2 Ruibl con 54 games, d. Acheron 15 games. Thornton 54, d. Marys. vllle.2 21. Marysville 3 d. Marys. ville i. ..

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ALEXANDRA SCHOOL. SUCCESSFUL SPEECH NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 16 December 1949

ALEXANDRA SCHOOL. SUCCESSFUL SPEECH NIGHT. It was school speech night at the Alexandra Shire Hall on Tuesday, which meant parents' night as well as the young folks'. Attendance was up to expectations, and enthusiasm ran high throughout the prgceedings, which were of an interesting order. A bright programme was presented by the scholars, to the evident satis faction and delight of their elders. The infants gave a bright rendition of "Animal Songs," following which came a bracket of three numbers "School Song," "The Ash Grove" and "The Jolly-Waggoner"L-by the H.E.S. choir. Grades 3 and 4 presented "The Navy," and the infants came into ac tion again with Christmas carols. Scenes from "Oliver Twist" were pre sented by H.E.S. students, and grades 5 and 6 were responsible fore more Christmas carols. "Land of My Fa thers" and "Hunting Song," by the school choir, concluded the first part of the programme. The second part was devoted more to a review of the year's work, con tained in reports...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SWIMMING CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 16 December 1949

SWIMMING CA1tNIVAL. The swimming carnival conducted by the Alexandra Swimming Club at the Alexandra baths on Saturday, De cember 3, proved a popular lixturc. Contests were keen, and the officials worked hard towards the success of the effort, to be fairly well rewarded. The results of the various events were as follow: Boys under 14 years, 25 yards-B. Stevenson, 1; J. Stephenson, 2. Girls under 14 years, 25 yards.--S. Payne, 1; E. Youren, 2. Boys under 10 y'."-, diving-J. Coates, 1; 13. Stephens, 2. Boys and unm. ui.u?.: y1a is, 2b yards.-?U. Thompson, 1; 11. Docking, 2. Boys and Girls under 10 years, 12;!, yards.-J. Stephens, 1; E. Harris, 2. Boys under 16 years, 50 yards.-W. Graham, 1; J. Coates, 2. Girls under 16 years, 50 yards.-S. Payne, 1; D. Bell, 2. Under 16 years mixed relay.-W. Graham and J. Coates, 2. Girls under 16 years, 25 yds. breast stroke.-E. Youren, 1; D. Bell, 2. The weather was ideal for the car nival. It is regretted that the at tendance was on the small side. I...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ALEXANDRA STANDARD PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 16 December 1949

ALEXANDRA STANDARD PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. Farewell to Sister Brownell on Monday, Dec. 19th, at Health Centre. All mothers are asked to brinm a plate. The fixture is at 3 p.m. Miss Mary Morrisson, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. D. Morrison, of Rubicon A, has passed her ex amination for Hairdressing, in Melbourne. At the family service in the Presbyterian Church at Alexan dra, next Sundcl'', morning a cen tre of interest will be a Christ mas tree for which the children themselves :re b ,inging their gifts, and offerinll ' in to give happiness to chiclhen in the city in much less fortunate circum stances than themselves. St. Mary' Sundr:y School Picnic was held at the Aie::andra Park on Sunday last. Tne children enjoyed the fixture to the fullest. An Australan Illawara Junior two year o!d heifer, owned by Mr. A. Thomson, of Alexandra, yielded 5.20 albs. of butterfat in '273 days (the highest for any junior Australian Illawara.Short horn. There will be no issue of the Standard. on December ...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 23 December 1949

WEDDING. SIMS---ORCHARD St. Mary's Church, Alexandra, was the setting on Saturday for the wedding of Miss Gwennyth Joan Sims, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Sims, Gordon Street, Alexandra, and Mr. Bernard Douglas Orchard, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. D. Orchard, Web. ster Street, Alexandra. Rev. Fr. Beare, P.P. officiated. A long train merged from the bride's gown of brocaded satin. Her full length veil was held in place with a coronet of orange blossom,.and she carried an ivory prayer book, and trailer of water lillies and orange blossom. I'he -bridesmaids,}Misses Pat Orchard and Joyce Baynes, wore crinoline frocks of sprigged or gandi in blue and pink respect ively, with matching picture hats. They carried baskets of pink water lillies and carnations. The bridegroom had Mr. John McVeigh as best man, and Mr. Douglas Sims as groomsman. The reception was held at the Parish Hall, Alexandra, at which the usual toasts were honored. Rev. Fr. Beare presided. The guests numbering about 50 were r...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 23 December 1949

SHIRE OF ALEXANDRA. Impounded by Road Ranger on Dec., t21'49---2 Jersey Cows, 1 white face Hereford Bull Calf, 1 brindle Heifer. If not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold on Wednesday, 3rd day Jan. 1950. D. McGorlick, Poundkeeper, SIII11 HAILL, ALEXANI)RA Dances n Decem ber ~26, and Decem ber 27. Organised by Alexandra Fire Brigade. Grand Ball Friday, Dec. 30. Shire Hall, Alexandra. Continuous dancing. Supper. Organised by Alexan dra Cricket Club. Dances at Eildon - Weir DECEMBER 24, 26 & 31. JANUARY 6. Dance - Eildon Weir Thursday, Dec. 29. Dundas' orchestra.- Organised by Eildon Weir Cricket Club. Alexandra Tennis Club. Annual Tournament Boxing Day, Dec. 26, 9.30 a.m. Mixed doubles. Draw for partners. Names to be handed in by Saturday, Dec. 24. P. Ponsford, Secretary. Yea and Mansfield Dairy Company Limited Tenders, returnable on thc29th Decemn ber, are invited for the Erection of a Wealherbo.ird [louse on the Company's ground in Oliver Street. Yea. Plans and specificat...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
R.S.L. SMOKE SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 23 December 1949

R.S.L. SMIOIIE SOCIAL. About fifty mcmbers of the Alexan hla R.S.L. attended a smoke social n the club room on Friday night last, \Ir. Reg I3arnowall presiding. A short ;oast list was honored. Items of :harmony were give n by Messrs. Cliff Mintern and WV. Thi:omp ;on, as well as humorous stories by Messrs. Roy Martin and G. Sut:liffe. ir. S. Reynolds conducted a brief ses .ion of community singing, 1'. Ci. Ieriot being a capable pianist. President Ujarnewall referred to the establishment of a memorial to the `allen in Alexandra. He narrated the ;tops that had be-en taken in the mat ters, and the outcome to date. He had received a definite assurance that s memorial had to be erected, even ,f the R.S.L. carried out the und2rtak ang. President Barnewall told the meeting that the undertaking would cost £10,000, and would be in the form of a club room, with other appoint nents. IIe described the liold:ng of an aquatic carnival at Eildon Weir en December 3L as a fixture to ad vance the rr...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
PARKS AND GARDENS COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 23 December 1949

PARKS AND GARDENS COMMIT TEE. This committee met on November 23, Crs. Davy, Briggs, Jones and Weeks being present, to consider the matter of town planning. The engineer presented the letter received anent the matter, and pro duced a plan for Alexandra providing for approximately three square miles. The cost, according to the various percentages, was estimated at about £150. The engineer reported that he was going to' Melbourne, and he was instructed to see Mr. George, engin cer for the Planning Board, about the projected area and other information, especially about widening streets. The President suggested that the planning scheme be adopted; or fur Lher information obtained, and leant towards the planning scheme. This was; favored by all present, and the following motion was carried: Moved by Cr. Briggs and seconded by Cr. Jones, that this committee recom mend that the counlcil adopt the town ptlanning scheme. The engineer reported on the in. terview he had had with Mr. George. He ...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SCHOOL SPEECH NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 23 December 1949

SCH1OOL Sl0l(ECII NIGHT. At the annual speech night of the Alexandra Higher Elemnentary School the head master (Mr. Amos) deliver ed the following report: Enrolment for the year was 69 boys and 71 girls in the secondary section and 133 boys and 123 girls in the prim ary division, a total of 396. Accommodation has been severely taxed, but was eased to some extent when the Eildon and Cathkin schools were made ready for occupation. The school is still too overcrowded, how ever, to provide suitable working con ditions. Attendance has been fairly good, but there are still too many 'children who are irregular. Parents should realize that we teachers cannot be ex pected to obtain good results without their co-operation in this respect. During the year we have had few staff changes, a fact that has contri buted largely to the well-being of the school. We congratulate Miss Wal lers and Mr. Cooper on their promo lions, and Miss Napier and Miss Col lcr upon receiving Training College studentsh...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MOTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 23 December 1949

MOTIONS. Moved by Crs. Briggs and Brisbane, that the estimates, providing for an expenditure of £24,429 and receipts of £22,614, with provision for an, overdraft of £1815, for the year- end ing September 30th, 1950, be adopt-' ed. Carried. Moved by Crs. Almond and Gird wood, that the thistles cut in Bayley street be heaped and burnt, and that the heavy growth of grass in the streets of Alexandra be mown. Car ried. Moved by Crs. Girdwood and Ed wards, that the report of valuations of an increase of £2329, less a decrease of £10, be adopted. Carried. Moved by Crs. Weeks and Almond, that a minute of appreciation of Dr. Wilkins' services as medical officer of the shire be recorded. Carried. Moved by Crs. Girdwood and Ed wards, that this council appoint Dr. T. Muir Hendry .as medical officer of health for the Shire of Alexandra from January 1st, 1950, at a salary of £25 per annum. Carried. Moved by Crs. Brisbane and Briggs. that the Alexandra Shire place on re cord a minute of appreciati...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 23 December 1949

Younghusband Ltd. conducted their ,ixth sale of the season on Decem eor 13, when they catalogued ap droximatcly 7,800 bales. Top price )btained was 120d. for one bale of AAAlms. branded PINEGR OVLE/JO /ELPHIINSTONE, from Elphinstone. AA/YAltCK.-Flc., 92d., 89d., 86d.; pcs., 761,d. WWC/CRYSTAL CREEK. - Flc., J.L?d., 68d., 56:.id.; pcs., 58d. KLF / WALLAHI-I (Kanumbra). - Fic., 88d., 79 ,Ed., 78d.; pecs., 70 %d. JHF/MAYFIELD (Kanumbra).- Flc., 85d., 74d., 76%%%d.; pcs., 65d. EF/CARINYA.-Flc., 75d. WAM / MILLIi3 OK. ---,Flc., 87d. 77d.; pcs., 66-Md. AGM / MILLBI3OOK. -- Fie., 86d., i8d., 75d.; pcs., 65d. CN / KOIt.-- Fc., 90d., 82d.; pcs., 70%d. P/LORITON VALE (Kanumbra).- Flc., 881d., 87d., 86d.; pcs., 71d. JVT / TAGGERTY (Thornton). Fic., 88d., 83` 1d.; pcs., 77d. fI/MT. EDGAR (Cathkin).-Flc., 33',d., 83d., 800.; pIs., 58d.

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ORDINARY BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 23 December 1949

ORDINARY BUSINESS. Cr. Jones asked a question regard ing tEe tramline,-and the position of same concerning agreement. - The President replied that no action had been taken yet. The speaker empha sised the need for work at Burge's (Gobur) and McKenzie's (Terip). Cr. Jones described the election booth at Alexandra as being very con gested on election day. He said there was no privacy at the booth. He was supported by other councillors. It was suggested that the Shire Hall be used as a booth in future. Cr. Barker said a step was needed on the polling booth at Taggerty. Cr. Jones said it was necessary to have more polling booths. Cr. Almond appealed foY. the widen. ing of a concrete culvert at Yarck, and a culvert on the Gobur side of IKanumbra hill needed attention, as well as a culvert on Hay's road. He further advocated the removal of de bris at McPherson's bridge at Yarck, and drew attention to the scouring of a culvert on Burge's road at Gobur. Cr. Weeks said it was desired to see ...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BOWLS. ALEXANDRA v. SEYMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 23 December 1949

BOWLS. ALEXANDRA v. SEYMOUR. Scymour's visit to Alexandra last ;atturday provided a very enjoyable ::~'a for both teams. The visitors ,a3.: the laurels by the narrow mar. gin of two points, after an exciting finish to a day of play in which for tunes fluctuated. Alexandra took the iead early, and half way through the afternoon had built up a consider able lead; however, Seymour begal, :o overhaul the 1eeway, and with one _nd to play were three up. This en was watched keenly, to see if Alex could score four to win or three to tie, and it was not until the last bowl of the day, with Alex lying one, that the result was known. Scores: P. Ballantyne, G. Saggers, H. Mere dith and J. Sloane d. L. Stillman, L. H. Thompson, I. Wynne and E. Still man, 29-23. H. Clydesdale, W. Chisholm, F. Tay :or and II. Russell defeated N. Mil oer, Roy Payne, W. Murray and Rteg Payne, 21-19. K. Taylor, II. McLean, E. Boyce nmd L. Fisher lost to G. Hichardson, "'. Kilpatrick, E. Caddy and A. Dock ng, 23-29. e...

Publication Title: Alexandra Standard And Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty And Acheron Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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