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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
best rpirtif! for CuZtiHi REXONA, the R.-vpid Ho.-.I.t, is ,1 diro cnoni.v to .is w'l 1 us to all other skin ilisiwfo-i. Ruxnim will nrvke your skin healthy, destroy -he L-'nns of the tlise.iso for over, r-nd r,v.i5&lt;> tiin btiildirg tip of a new tjkin ti*siu\ A hot bn-th with Roxonn So lti. P'ritly anointing with Rexona Ointment-a pleasimt treatment. Result: Sleep quietly, skin soothed and lioaled, niitlo 6non all traeo of the (Ji&lt;e:i^e leaves you. You are hoaltliy. Eczema vidds to tho powerful healing infhionco of Rexona, 'iio Rapid Healer. Price, I/O and 3/-. Q " 1 have been troubled very much Kith Eezoma on the leg, an-i have used many preparations, bv.t dcrivei no benefit therefrom," writes Mr. I). Cameron, 29 Ann Street, Roslyn, Duneiin, N.Z. " Hearing of your Hexona Ointment and its healing virtues, I gave it a trial, and am pleasei to say that, alter using a number of so-c::b! c re5, I at last to-.ind a q-.ick an! reliable remedy in Eexona Ointment. I...
Phases of the Moon, 1917. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
Phases of the Moon, 1917. JANUARY. Full moon-8.I1 Last quarter-16tb New moon-23rd . First quarter-30th FEBRUARY. Full moon-7th Last quarter-15th New moon-22nd MARCH. First quarter-1st Full moon-9th List quarter-Kith New moon-23rd First quarter-30th APRIL. Full moon-7&lt;h LaHt qurrter-loth Now moon-22nd Fir6t quarter-29ih MAY. Full moon-7th Last quarter-14th New moon-21st Firat quartor-29ih JUNE. Full moon-5th Laet quarter-12th New moon-19th First quartor-28th JULY. Full moon-5th List quarter-11th New moon-19th First quarter-27th AUGUST. Full moon-3rd Last quarter-10th New moon-18th First quarter-2fith SEPTEMBER. Full moon-let Lust quarter-8th New moon-16th First quartor-24th OOTUBI5B. Full moon-1st L'st quarter-8 h New moon-IB'h First quarter-24th Full moon-30>h NOVEMBER. Last quarter-7ili New moon-15il) First quarter-22nd Full moon-29th DECEMBER. Last quarter-7th New moon-14th Firat quarter-21st Full moon-28th
CHAPTER III. Wedded, But Not a Wife. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
CHAPTER III. Wedded, But Not. a Wife. But the girl, newiy made a wife, did not remain long in her trance of despair. Before long the policemen had reached the old lych-gate through which she had passed but a few mo ments before with her mind full of glorious dreams, she had recovered some possession of her faculties, and was running wildly after them. "What is it? Tell me-oh, for God's sake, tell me. What has Miles done?" One of the constables, a man with a kindly face that even his present ex pression of grim determination could not utterly harden, turned towards her. "Who might you be, miss?" he ask ed. "His wife, sir-we have only just been married." Pity leapt into the man's eyes as he studied the pretty face before him. Then he shook his head slowly. "God help you, missus, that's all I can say. Your husband's took on a charge o' murder; as nasty a' case as ever was heard of, I'd say. No, I can't permit you to corue -along o£ us, regulations is regulations. But he'll be examined ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
The AlI-the-Year-round Health Beverage, " ZINGI" A wonderful refroBhing boverogo-invalu* able for stomach'complaints wonderful aid to digestion-absolutely non-alcoholic -a "revivor" without the alcohol-r-tho most wholesome beverage made. Only 1/6 Bottle. JAMES DICKSON'S The standard Cordials of Australia. .' Zingi M Green Ginger --- . Peppermint Cloves Raspberry Vinegar 1/3 Lime Juice Cordial ---1/3 Lemon Squash Cordial. 1/3 O.T. Punch -- " Red Seal " Lime Juice-^-1/6 Chillie Punch 3/6 bot. 1/6,.: , 1/3 " 1/6., 1/6 " 1/6,, ' 1/6 " 1/6 " ' 2/ 11 1/3,, Walker Bros. Pty. Ltd. Tho Fall Value, Money-Saving Stores, Hanging Meat Safes That are both Fly and Ant-proof. 12in. 14in. lGia. 18in. 8/6 To/6 12/6 15/6 each 16*ioch " Northcoto'' Dish Covers 8/9 AVAt&EB BBPS PTY. LTD. ' " The Foil Value, Money-Saving Stores. Enamelled Preserving Pans American Cast Iron. 12-quarb 10/ 14-quart--11/6 English Cast .Steel 10-quart-:-11/ 14-quart 12/6 WALKER BROS PTY. LTD. Tho Full Value, Money-Sav...
A Feather in the Wind Published by Arrangement with Cassell & Co., Lon: and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER II, Arrested. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
A Feather in the Wind By FRANK H. SHAW, Author of. "The Love Tides," Bondage of H&tei" &lt;£c. Published by Arrangement wi:h Cassell & Co., Lon: and Melb. All -Rights Reserved. CHAPTER II, Arrested. "You're wasted, here, Belle, wasted. You've told me all about your life; and it makes me burn-burn. Thinlc of spending all your, days cooped up here, with these rough " fellows making slieep's-eyes at you wherever, you go! Think of what the world holds-for eign countries, travel, color,/ . bright skies. You're a lady, you cantt. deny, it; think I haven't got eyes of my. own?! But here they laugh at you because you hold up your head and.keep your skirts from being contaminated by their touch." "But-but-it's my life, I suppose, Miles. Mother is happy here, and my duty is to stay with her." . "Your duty? Your duty's to reach out for happiness ;whilst.you're young. I'm young, too, and I know the world's lull of brightness." It was only a week since Belle's visit to th...
Battles Long Ago. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
Battles Long Ago. He was very, very old, and, like most old warriors, lived wholly in the past, nothing pleasing him more than to he able to relate the glories of the battles in which he had fought long, long ago. And nothing pleased little Tommy more than to listen to these stirring stories. The old man had just been de scribing the perils he' had faced at Inkerman. "Getting on for sixty years ago. Dear, dear!" he muttered. "Fifty nine years, at any rate! Yes, that was the last time a bullet grazed my head." For a while Tommy gazed at the old soldier's head, then cheerfully remarked: "And there isn't much grazing left now, is there, grandad?" Mother: You were a long, time in the conservatory- with Mr. Willing last night, my child. What was go ing on? Daughter: Did you ever sit in the conservatory with father before you married him? Mother: I suppose I did. Daughter:- Well, mother, it's the same old world.
Quite in Earnest. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
Quite in Earnest. Soon a£ter a certain Judge of tlie Supreme Court of Rhode Island had been appointed, he went down into one of the southern counties to sit for a week. He was well satisfied with himself. "Mary," he said to the Irish wait ress at the hotel where he was, "you have been in this country how long?" "Two years, sir," said she. "Do you like it?" "Shure it's well enough," answered Mary. "But, Mary," the judge continued, "you have many, privileges in this country which you'd not have in Ire land. Now at home you would never be in a room with a Justice of the Supreme Court, and chatting famil iarly with him." "But, shure, sir," said Mary, quite in earnest, "you'd never be a judge at home!"
Wangaratt Pig Market. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
Wangaratt Pig Market. FLANAGAN, NEWMAN & Co. report hav ing held their opening pig and dairy cattle market this year at thi yards on Tues day. as follows :-Dairy Cattle.-A. small yarding; we sold choice Jersey heifers, forward springer a/c G. A. Home, at £14 2/6; other afc same owner £13 15/. Bacon Pigs.-We yarded 125 bacon pigs, comprising some of the best pigs that has been 'yarded here for some time, and prices for same showed an advanciT of fully 101 per bead on previous market rates. Very keen competition prevailed for our pigs, and we sold the whole of our yarding under the hammer at a splendid average. Porkers also met with brisk request, and sold at high prices. Store Pigfi-A smaller yarding than usual, competition was very brisk, good forward stores, Blips and suckers were keenly competed for. sevoral buyers being un supplied at the close of the sale. Wo quote as follows:-A/c C. Charlton, best pigs to £5 14/6 (the top price of the mar ket for bacon pigs) ; a/c Jno. ...
Holding Up Australia's Great Name. THE HAPPIEST DAY OF HIS LIFE." [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
Holding Up Australia's Great Name. . THE HAPPIEST DAY OF HIS LIFE." WRITING fb liis aunt, Mrs B. E Tobias, of Townseud-street, Albury, ' Trooper Aubrey Gale, of Buffalo River, Victoria, gives a few sidelights on life in England in war time. "It was Retting colder every day," lie states, "and !t snowed all nijjht on Saturday, November 19th. On the Sunday following there was snow to a depth of four inches on the ground, There were about 50 girls working next door to us, and we had some great fun snowballing them. They were well up to the game though, and could show us a few points. We were all pretty tired, for it was strenuous work. Fifty of our boys," he writes, " were up to London a fortnight ago to represent us in the Lord Mayor's Show. It was a great day, and I wouldn't have missed it for anything. I can tell you we were very proud, for we were the only Australians in it. As soon, as we appeared a great cheer rang out that nearly sent our horses mad. The streets were crowded, and...
Red Cross Society. BRIGHT BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
Red Cross Society. BRIGHT BRANCH. THE hon sec. of the local branch (Miss Sharp) has forwarded us the following balance-sheet for the three months ended November, 1916:-Receipts-Monthly col lections, £18 14/; patriotic fund, ,£18; credit balance in bank, £41 15/3. Total, £78 9/3. Expenditure-Red Cross Depot £48 18/10; Craig, Williamson. £4 14/6; Ball and Wel^h, £16 19/7; Mrs iuasciorini, 9/2; Walker Bros. 6/b; G. E. Abraham, 4/6 : W. H. Goldsworthy, 4/; cr. balance, £6 12/. Total, £78 9/3.
The Open Column. THE WANDERING COW CURSE. TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
The Open Column. THE WANDERING COW CURSE. TO THE EDITOR S[R,-If I were allowed to express~my' feelings in your columns, I would cer tainly use some very strong language aeainst thoBe residents of the town who still persist in allowing their oattle to wander at night about the streets. Some little time ago, a great outcry was made because a raid took place and for a time the nuisance was abated. While the methods employed at the time were not all that could be desired, in effect it worked wonders. Unfortunately the position now is as bad as ever. Cows are allowed to camp under verandahs, aDd wben they feel disposed, they organise their forces, and the depredation com mences. I will not go so far as to Bay that gates are opened f"r them, but it certainly requires some ii genuity to keep the bovines off. If my memory serves me rightly, the shire did appoint an in spector, but that official seems to be too much concerned about other matters to trouble the cow or its wanderings. I trust ...
Mining Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
/ Mining Notes. Following dredging returns ho-.- been : reported for the week eiHed Friday last: ore. Junction 25^ Maori Queen 39tf The Maori Queen dredge, which has had a run of gool luck lately, obtained 39J4oz for last week's dredging. According to a return issued on Wed nesday by the Mines department, th"i yield of gold in Victoria for December .vas 34,843oz. proas, or 22.778 z. fine, valued at ,£96,755." This ghov?s a de crease of 4,379oz. fine compared with the .yield of December of last year. The re turn for the last twelve months wai 270,1G2' Z eross or 256,G43cz fine, valued I at /l,090,194. Compared with the quintity won during 1915, a decroase of 72,425oz. fine has occurred. The manager of the Home Beef. Wand iligong, reported that for the fortnight ended Friday last, the south drive haa been extended 30ft., making a total of 70:t. Thid has yielded 30 tons of stone, at an average width of 2ft. At 43ft the reef became poor in value, the last 27ft. driven giving an average ...
The Alpine Obserber. FRIDAY, JANUARY 19TH. 1917 [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
®:e 3Upine (Dbserter. FRIDAY, JANUARY 19TH. 1917 The sale or uso of wax matches is prohibited during the months of January, February; March and April. Mrs C. Abraham, of the Star Hotel, intimates to her numerous patrons that Abbotsford alo only is on tap at her bar. [Abvt.]. Mr L. Butler, A.L.C.M., announces that he will resume pianoforte tuition on January 22nd. Intending pupils are requested to apply early. Dunphy'a Hotel at Lower Buckland, which is practically a new building and was only recently delicensed, is being pulled down and removed to another part of the State. We have succeeded in getting an additional supply of our calendars for 1917. Subscribers and others desirous of obtaining a copy can do so by calling at this offioe. Miss Rita Butler, A.L O.M., of Bright, elsawhere announces that she will resume tuition in pianoforte and theory on January 22nd. Intending pupils are re quested to apply early to " Salopia," Bright. A sitting of the Local Land Board will bB held at t...
Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
Sporting. FOLLOWING are the results of variou events contested at Dederang on New j Year's Day :-Maiden Plate -A- Eagle- ; ton, I ; M. Curran, 2. Boys' Race - T. Johnstoli, i : M. Curran, 2 Shef field Handicap.-A. Eagtelon, 1 ; J Robinson, 2 Standing Log Chop.-A. Holland, 1 ; H. Walkear, 2. Lying Log Chop.-P. Kirley and H. Walkear, divided. Horse Jumping.-M. Hynes's Dederang, 1. Nine competitors. Han dicap High Jump -F. Seymour, 1 ; Kirley ana Eagleton divided second. Stepping . Distance.-J. Blair, sen., 1 : J. Blair, jun., 2 Pony Race.-A M'Quiltoo's MissArgyle, 1 ; F. Seymour's Gladiator, 2. Rescue Race-E M'Don aid, 1 ; D. Shanahan, 2 Donkey Race. -F. Brigg's Fly. 1 ; J. Smith's All Ou', last. Sheep Guessing.-H. O'Neil. If the recent record times are main tained during the approaching Autumn campaign, we may expect some very fast races in the events up to a middle distance, and it is quite on the cards that the five and six furlong records will be still further excelled. Most of th...
About Our Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
About Our Soldiers. IN the 26ith official list of easuilties, released on Monday morning, appsais the names of two soldiers well knowu in this district. Private G. F. Ellinghiim of Harrietville, is reported as beiug severely wounded. Lance Corporal A. W. M'CUIIOUKIi, of Yackandandah, and well known in Bright as a tennis player and footballer, is dangerously ill. Friends of hnth soWiers trust that the' will soon recover their usual good health. Theie is ot lenst one Albury native whose sense of humor is not dulled by the "dogs of war." Writing to au Albury friend, Private says :-" A line, comrade, to let you know that I am well on my way to the front, and am en joying the trip I do not touch intoxi cating beverages at present; in fact, I 'wowse *-(the' canteen, my uugodly brother, is a dry one !) Another step in the right direction-the path that leads, not \o the beer-pump, but to the water tap." The Australian soldiers are good church-goers in England. Several of them were in a litt...
Old Age. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
Old Age. Old age as it comes in the orderly process of Nature ia a beautiful and majestic thing. It standB for experience, knowledge, wisdom, counsel. That ie old age as it should be, but old age as it often means prwr digestion, torpid bowels, a sluggish liver and a genera! feeling of ill health, despondency and misery. This, in almost every instance is wholly unnecessary. One of Chamber lain's Tablets for the stomach and liver taken immediately after supper will improve the digestion, tone up the liver, and regulate the bowels. That feeling of despondency will give way to one of bops and good cheer. For salt) by Walker Bros., Bright; J. H. JoDeB, Harrietville; C. Lardi, Wandiligong. C. G. Goodman, Porepunkah ; J Sitchie, Buckland.
Concerning People. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
Concerning People. CONSTABLE EU/OTT, of Lindeuow, hai been appointed to take charge 0/ the local police station, through the trans ference of Sergeant Priest to Ballarat South. Constable Elliott arrived on Monday, and has since taken Ofer the duties. Meuu ted-constable Thorburn, whose probable removal was mentioned in our last issue, has been transferred to Alex andra. During his residence in the town, Constable Thorburn has discharged his duties in a very praiseworthy manner, and in consequence has made maay friends, who very much regret that the need foe economy has caused his removal. The Rev. W. L. Fenton, who manj years ago was a prominent figure in Bright and district, is at present spending his holidays here. The rev. gentleman is enjoying good health, and feels, after a chat with old friends and a trip to the mountains, quite a young man again. Mr A. Matthews, who has been em ployed at the Wangaratta Gas Worts for some years, has removed to Bright L'riar to his departure, Mr...
Federal Elections. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
Federal Elections. THERE ia a growing belief that the «:? foaeil state of Federal politics will lead!; .1 general election in April next, jsi provable candidates are already diacuuiii .heir chances. Mr. J. W. Leckse, m ?er for Benainbra ia the State Pjrtiamfa',' has intimated his intention to opposa Mi. I'. J. Maloney. Mr. A. Gregerson, d Benalla, has received many request! k offer his services, and was approached bj several electors at Wangaratta on Than .lay of last week, but states that he bun; desire at present to enter politics, and n ?ends to confine his intereB'B to his ha1! tiess affairs. Mr. J. G. Lamb, a Ms! nourne business man, was in WsngjiilS the same day, with a view to offering la services as a candidata in ths Libia intarest.
Proprosed Pres[?]tation to Hon A.A.B Hson. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 19 January 1917
DdRP G the wholn of hi* politick cjre(,. the member for Ovetn thi Hon. A i'1 Billsun has ba n a good friend to CnilterQ Shice (aays the *' ^ * ruiny hundreds of pounds hue bw| granted by tha Government Tor expend v ture on our roain in r. sponae to his rep^ .lenta-ionB. Although the hon, gentle®, . j Ins always been a ataucch auppatUi Ohiltern, it was only during 'he past ib" ir four years.ihat ha was a-k^d lopotit?-!1' s 'me eitra gpecial work ia tl\! inletssl jj he ahire, and he has been iightinglmj md nail ever since When the new Aa4*g. ./-uuation of Shires Bill liocime 1st ??'jvere task was Bet the m»'mberjo[!t>',i Ohiltern Shire Council The ideMitj ihe shire was threatened, in fact tbBifcifC was wiped out, but thanks to the noHiwl work performed by Mr. Bil'son and s|«|J* other enthusiasts, the shire was recoa^ luted. Id order to recognise the sertitelf'; of their member, the ChiUern Shire Cot:!-; cil held a Bpecial committee meeting eft; Wednesday afternoon. President A.bM B...