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Important Questions. THE TEESDALE-SMITH CONTRACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
Important Questions. THE TEESDALE-SMITH CONTRACT. In reply to a questioner, Mr. Moloney read a report from the Home Affairs Department—an official document—the difference in cost between Teesdale Smith's con tract price and day labor at Can berra as follow :—Earlhworths (cost per mile)—Smith, ,£3137 (round figures taken), day labor ,£2456 ; sleepers. ,£918 to £715 ; ballasting and .plate laying, ,£622 to .£550 ; rails and fasteniugs, £1355 to ;£1352, or a difference, of nearly j£1000 per mile in those items alopo in favor of day labor. (Applause.) Questioner (Mr. Williams, of Goorambai) : Well, I don't think I will sleep to-night after that. (Laughter.) Asked what percentage he would fix for bringing into operation the Initiative aud Referendum, Mr. Moloney thought about 30 per cent. He also assured the same ques tioner that on all questions outside of the platform members of the Labor party were as free as the air to express their individual opinions aud vote. An elector said lie h...
Mr. P. J. Moloney Speech [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
Mr. P. 1. Moloney Speech o Mr. P. J. Moloney, tl;e I ahor stand , ard-bearer for Indi, duiiug tlie past few days has addressed very successful meet-, -'ings at Yarrnwoiifja, f'oommbat, and rDevenisli, The Indevkndknt repre - . .pentative attended at OooianibHt ol* Sat - nrday evening and louk a verlmlim re , port of tbe proceedings. The following may be taken as a composi'e reflex of the whole. ; Mr Moloney said lm felt fluttered at their cordial rccoption and was • delighted to bo back amongst lus fcyal and true frien.ls whom lie had the honour of representing so lat"iy in the National Parliament. He bc ' lieved ho would never have b>n de prived or that honour were it not for the misrepresentations or lus , opponents at last election. (Cheers) and ho always believed it only needed •• a little time for the people to see through the slanders used by th-j ot or side on that occasion. Everywhere he had been of late lie had found indications or a complete turning ■ away from the Fusi...
Trunk Telephone. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
Trunk Telephone. ^ In connection with the trunk tele phone the following rates are to be charged for conversation be tween BenaJla and other towns con nected :— Between 8a,nj.«7j\m. 7p.ms8a.rn First AM. First Add' 3u""-* '»'>• 3 min. 3miu 1/10 1/4- . J0.1 Sd Mtrlbouri e , ... Seymour "* ... Eviroa " ... Violet Town Raddaciur.ie Win ton' Gler.iowau ... WawnnrBtta ... Chillerti ... Springliiust... Wodon^a Beerhwuitb ... WaliguuyaU ... Rutlierglen'... Nooramuttga' Goorambat ... Devenish Tlioona Buhk^I West St. James Lake Rowan... Tungamah .. Wilhy Telford Yarrawongo ... Sbepparton . Dookie • TallaDgatta ... Albury Corovva Muhvala Berrigau • 1/ . i9.1 6d \5d 3d 2d 2d 2d "d - 7A js (.i 4'> 4d 4d 6d 6(1 Sd 8d 1/iP 1/10 1/4 1/ 1/ Sd 1/ 3d 2d 2d 2d 3fl ' Gd . 6d > 9d 6d 9d: 6d 2d 2d 3d 5(1 3d 3d 3d Sd 5d 6d fid 1/4 1/4 1/ 9d 9d 6d 9d ,6d 4d 3d 2d 2.1 •2d 4d ' 4d 4d: 6d 4d '6d 4d 2d 2d. 3d 4.1 4d 4d 4d 4d 4d 4(1 id lOd lOd . 8d 6.1 6d 4d 6(1 Sd 3d 3d 2d 2d 2d 3d • 3d 3d Sd 3d Sd 3d ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 28 August 1914
For Childroll's Hacking Cough al Niulit Woods' &lt;_}r..'iit Peppermint Cure 1/6. Business Notices. jg I! E S W A R M 3'BOUGHT 2/6 EACH. A.. H. -PHILLIPS, ' CASH CO-OPERATIVE STORE, CAKRIER STREET, BENALI,A. II. DA VINE, ARTIST, HOUSE DECORATOR AND PICTURE FRAMER. I'niirls n:ul An I'ccoYations on hand. WAI.I.PAPRRS from Iiiilf-price. BOOKS Boi-glit. Sold, Exchanged. . »' Uovely • AfporUiicnl of I.ocul Postcards CARRIER STREET. BENAI,I,A. L ' Opp. Say]s, Chemist. Men's nmi Voulhs' Mercery mid Boots. Suits to Measure .from 30/, fit nud style guaranteed.' Now is your time to snvi money. • Our prices nrc exceptional!) low. Bottles Bong-lit. Imperial Qtiurls .. 2/ per dozen ,, Pints ... 6d. . ,, Ale antf Stout, rep. qts.-1 / ,, Wliisky, Wiue, Brandy, 1 pints .. ..1/ ,, Particulars from TONE & PEIRCE, Printed and published by the ' Proprietor, J. H. Elshaug, al | The Printing Works, Nunn St. Benalln, In the State of Victoria. Walter Noonan, Licensee Commercial Hotel, IAS M...
Patriotic Recital IN AID OF THE RED CROSS SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
Patriotic Recital IN AID OF THE RED CROSS SOCIETY. Under the auspiccs of the newly formed Benalla Lail'es Committee a patriotic recital was given by the Old Band In the Recie-ition Reserve on Sunday afternoon in fine weather. Ladies appointed by the committee took up a collection ot ,£18 at the gates—a handsome result. A procession, in which the military took part, marched from the intersection of Carrier and Bridge streets to the lively strains of the Old Band. Patriotic addresses were delivered by Dr. Nish andMr. F. Green, B. A. Holy Trinity Church Choir rendered the Gloria in majestic fullness and beauty, while the selection by the Band were enjoyed immensely. Dr. Nish spoke on the RedCross, and wbat it meant. He "started with the Geneva Convention, whose aims were to relieve the horrors and sufferings of war. The wounded on both sides of all nationalities were treated by the Society, and the Cross stood for neutrality even (on the battU field. Such a Society required equipment a...
Boy Shoots His Dad. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
Boy Shoots His Dad. The hearing of evidence in the Euroa shooting case, in which a lad was alleged to have shot his father, with fatal results, was heard at Euioa on Friday. The depositions takeu revealed a some what remarkable family history. Walter F. Brownell, medical practitioner, Euroa,. gave evidence of having viewed the body of de ceased lying in a crop paddock on his left side. There were two tears in the coat made by bullets, and both injuries were apparently in flicted from the right side and by two bullets whose direction were approximately the same. He con sidered that either shot would have disabled deceased, and that either would have proved fatal rapidly. The cause of death was (1) gun shot wouud and (2) shock and hemorrhage There were no signs of heart failure. To Mr Kirby :—Wounds were the immediate cause of death. Jeau Victoria Watson, aged 11 years, residing with her parents at Strathbogie 'North, said when on the way to school with her sister she saw deceased cro...
Fight in the Air. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
Fight in the Air. During the fighting on Sunday an English aviator emerged from a cloud and found a German aero plane just below. Swooping to within revolver shot he emptied thewhole of the etatimbers*' " •* " ■ ,sV"'; ( Directly after he was enveloped again, and when he emerged the second time he saw a crowd of ' Tommies surrounding the smashed machine below.
Trunk Telephone. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
Trunk Telephone. In connection with the trunk tele phone, the following rates are to be charged for conversation be tween 13enalla and other towns con nected :— Between 7p.m. 7p.m aSa.m A.id. First A&lt;Ul * miii. 3 niin. 3min 1/4 10-.1 8d 91 6-1 5(1 5.1 4d 3d 3d - 3d 3il 2d ,2d 2d 2d" " 2.1 2i\ [ 2(1 2d 2d • 3d ; 4d 3d 6d 4d 3d 6d . 4d 3d 9.1 fid Sd 6&lt;1 4d 9d 6d 5d 6d 4d 3d 2d 2d- 2d 2(1 2(1 2d 3(1 2d 3d 5d 4d 3d , 3d • &lt;ld 3d " 3d 4d 3d 3d 4d 3d 5d 4d 3d 5d 4d 3d 6d 4d 3d 6d 4d 3d 1/4 10d 8 1/4 lOd 8d 1/ 8d 6d 9d 6d 5d 9d 6d 5d fid 4d 3d 9d 6d 5d Melbourne ... Seymour Kjjtott Violet Town Ba(ld»Ki»uie Wintdn Gler.iowPii ... %Vang»raU» ... Clliltern Sprinfchuist... Wodon^a Beechwortli ... Wabgunyah ... Kutlierglen ... Nooramurga Goorambat ... Devenisli Thooim Bungret West St. Jatnis ■ l.nke Rowan... Tungamah .. Williy Telford YnrrBWODgo ... Shepptirton . Dookie Talisogatta ... Albory Corowa Mulwala Berrijjau 8a.ni.& First 3mill.. . 1/50 1/ - 6.1...
THE Benalla Independent. PUBLISHED ON TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS "Stands close to all But leans on none." TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1914. Local and General News. Important. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
THE Benalla Independent. POBiaSHBD ON TOKSDAYS AND FRIDAYS '"Stands close to all. But leans on none." . .TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1914. Local and General News. Important. We direct your attention to the reward of .£10 offered in our adver tising columns. " - New Business. As .advertised in our. business ^columns a ham., . bacon and small goods-shop will be opened at " The Grange;"'Bridge-street, on Satur day next, September 5, by Messrs D:•Fraser.and Ed. Attridge. Pooling Gates-' th '■ h: misunderstanding oveF'theodisposition' of .lUe proceeds of the gates : in the third round of the Yarrawonga Football Associa tion matches^ the Benalla club will be able to rectify matters this week without any of the scalp-lifting tactics proposed at a meeting of the Association held at Yarrawonga on Saturday evening. Evidently the splendid work lately put in by Be nalla Club, is hurting iu some places. Treasury. Accounts for payment at the local sub-Treasury:—W. T. Abbott, W. R. Davidson, John Minogu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
The Hatching Season Has Commenoed, We are now borking for settings in the following breeds:—Famous Red Sussex (imp.), 7/6; Silver Wyandotte (imp. cockerel), 6/; also Silvers at 5/; While Leghorns (Padinan-Kinnear), 5/; Black Orpington, 5/; Minorca, 5/ Guaranteed nil chicks true to name. Ordes supplied in rotation. Terras: Casli with order. Order now, and save disappointment. The Red Sussex is the greatest utility breed_on earth. Dressed Poultry on sh^rtesT notice. Address coininu n'cations to The Manager, Be nalla Poultry Farm (next Leak's Fac tory), Beualla West.—AdvT. A Very nice display of LAMPS—both to Hang _and Stand. Garden Tools and General Household Iron mongery of great variety, can be seen at CARTER BROS. When coughiug mortal's seek a balm, Their lungs to ease, their fears to calm, They note what wiser ones procure, And purchase Woods' Peppermint Cure. It needs scant argument to bind, Sound logic to a sapient mind ; And thus successive proofs assure. The fame of Woods'" Gr...
Fierce Fighting. Awful Carnage. COLOGNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
Fierce Fighting. I n Awful Carnage. COLOGNE, Saturday. 700 British with two guns took up a position near Cambrai on Wed nesday. morning. The shells burst at splendid range and did wholesale execution. • The last range was not so good under the steady German advance. The position; became critical at one o'clock in the afternoon.' . The British force held their own, however, expecting assistance. The Uhlans, estimated at 5000 strong, galloped upon the guns. The last officer stood and emp tied his revolver at the advancing Uhlans. The infantry resisted for an hour, and 300 survivors, the majority of whom were wounded, began to fall back on Catnbrai, where they ar rived in good order at nightfall. Elsewhere 3000 British bivou acked early in the morning in a strong position, and after a forced march of 17 miles, through a lack of air scouting, they misjudged the position of a superior force of Ger mans. , An hour later a regimeat of Uhlans literally swarmed upon the British, reaching to ...
Phases of the Moon. August. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 1 September 1914
Phases of the Moon. ' ! Aacust. First quarter, Friday 28th September. Full moon, Saturday Mh Last quarter. Sunday 13tli .New moon, Sunday ZOlh First quarter. Saturday 26lh October. - . Full tnoou, Sunday 4th Last quarter. Mondav 12tli New moon, Monday 19tb First quarter, Monday 26lh . November. Full moon, Tuesday 3rd Last quartei, Wednesday 11th New moon, Wednesday 18th First quarter, Tuesday 24th