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VIOLET TOWN SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, 13TH JULY. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
VIOLET TOWN SHIRE COUNCIL., MONDAY, 13xn JULY. The usual monthly meeting of the nbovo was held yesterday, when there -were present:-Ors. Fovabsuv .(chair), Henderson, Buckland, 151ack, Gordon, McShane, Wilson, Mitchell and Ronch. ? ?The minutes and outward correspon wero road and confumed. CORRESPONDENCE. j From Country Roads Board forward ing a voluminous list of instructions to lie observed in carrying out works under tho provisions of tho Country Roads Act. From same, asking for information as to tlia cost of maintenance of each rood proposed to be declared amain road,in the Shire of Violet Town, for tho past four years. From Public Health Department, drawing attention to tho fact that pri vate hospitals must be registered, and that proceedings should bo instituted in cases where this was not done,-Referred to Health Officer,. From Shire ot Shepparton,approving of payment of balance due on Nalinga bridge to Mr, J. H. Dainton. From'Benallrt Shire,' agreeing to co operate in propos...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
ALL THE LATEST SHADES. GRAND RANGE IN ^ Rain Coats, Sport Jackets & Furs. ALL THE LATEST STYLES IN TRIMMED HATS ALSO READY TO WEARS- VERY SMART Ladies' & Children's Underclpthing, WINTER WEIGHTS ALL PRICES----;. t j; Manchester-and Woollens, BLANKETS, FLANNELS HEAVY TWILL SHEET INGd, TRAVELLING & 15USII RUGS-FINE RANGE Men's &. Boys' Clothing, NEW GARBI RAIN-COATS, CHESTERS.. OIL-COATS,' .-TAILOR-MADE READY-TO-WEAR SUITS. ALL ?? SIZES- 35s. SPECIAL OFFEtt," Boots and Shoes, -llcMURTIE'S FAMOUS MAKES. :SPECIAL' LINES- - -WINTER WEAK. " MEN'S, LADIES* CHILDREN'S. ALL .SIZES--, Waterproof Rugs, -BEEMIS AND AJAX. ANY SIZE. The People's Store. GEO. SMITH'S GIANT ASTERS Stocks, Pansies and-, -all **"' Flower & Vegetable Seeds. Y Hardy Cold Climate Fruit Trees, Rose Plants, Shrubs, etc:, grow vigorously when transplanted to Milder Districts. SMITH'S PLANTS ARE SOLD ON HONOR. TRY THEM. Caslr orders delivered Freight raid to any Railway Station. Catalo...
FOOTBALL. GOORAM BEAT VIOLET TOWN [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
GOORAM BEAT VIOLET TOWN Violet Town journeyed to Gooram on Saturday Inst aud were easily, defeated by the homo tenm. Violet Town were without several of their usual players. The home team took charge at the bounce and never left things in doubt all through, running out winners by 12.10 to l behinds. For the winners the whole team played well, while the losers worn host served by Mnclcey, Kelly, Wliito Hobbs, G. McCoombe, It. McCoombe, and Spark?. Moxnlmi umpired satisfactorily. The team to represent Violet Town at 13almatlum on Saturday next, will be chosen from the following players: Hancock, Ho;kin, Peacock (2), Hobbs (2), Stevenson (2), M->ckey, McPherson, McCoombe (1), Feulrill, Fair, Rca, Kelly, White, Hill, Sparks, Webber, Nicholson and Saxon. POSITION OF CLU1SS. Team Violet Town Gooraro Longwooil Imperials Iialnmttmn L Moglonomby Tho chemist was wrapping abottlo up quick I Hut tl.n boy w»3 aa cuto na ft rat,, for lie cried : .'! cay ni' tor '.' y'out'ro just a bit alioU Ho...
Violet Town Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, 14TH JULY, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
Cou.ni Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, 14th JULY, 1914 HELD OTEIJ.-Beports of deputations to, and discussions, at the Council meeting yestordny are held over till next isBue A.N.AV-A pleasant evening was put in by members o£ the A.N. A, on Tues day last, when each member was cal led upon to ronddr a song or recitation or contribute sixpence to the funds. The ball was sot rolling by the presi dent, Mr. J Smith, who was in good voice, and was well-applauded for his item. Those present entered merrily into the spirit of the affair, and a very good time resulted, only one^ forfeit being rcceivod. Cricket Concert.-Tho cricket concert on Wednesday night last, was not very well patronised, and on tho whole, can not bo said to have been a great suc cess. There is no doubt that a local programme meets with more approavl hero than the importation of outside talent. Tho programme included some good items, and tho paper-folding by by Mr. Curtis Drenen was voted clever. Darcy B...
CANIAMBO. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
CXNIAMBO. On Saturday, 4th mat., a rifle match was fired on the Cnniambo range, with a team from Dookie College; The dis tances were 200 and 300 yards, ten onen aside firing seven business shots each, two men to be counted out. After a very close contest, the local team suc ceeded iu winning the match by eight points. A concert and dance were held in the hall on Wednesday night in aid of the Koman Catholic Church. A very largo number weio present, but unfor tunately the performers fri>m Shep parton, who were supplying the maj ority of tho programme, failed to put in an appearance, and a hurried pro gramme hud to bo made up of local talent. Tbo following items were given. Overture, Misses Phillips; song, Miss Wilson; recitation, (encored,) Mr. Morris ; song, Mr Imray ; pianos forte solo Misa Ada Rpach ; song Mrs. Ryan ; recitation, Mr. Morris ; song, Mr. Imray ; pong-Mrs. Wyan , piano forte solo, Mrs. Imray ; Bong; Mr. Morris.
ARBOR DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
ARBOR DAY. Artor Day was celebrated at the Ic jul school on Wednesday, 8th July. In the morning the usual work woe carried on till 10.80 when the visitors arr'.ved, and an excellent programme of nonga, recitations, dialogues and spseches by the Rove Edwards and McFachern and head toucher were tendered, to the apparent satisfaction of children aud friends. A splendid parcol of 31 trees w»s forwarded by the Stato Nursory, and aftor lunch a willing Lund of workers devoted the whole of the afternoon to the business of tree planting. Mr Carter and his assistants planted a row of trees in front of the dwelling, and mado thom secure with the tree guards from tho woll grown trees ~in Tulip stroet; The members of tho A.N. A. lent valuable assistance and trimmed bp the trees in the enclosure and planted a number of wattle and other trees. A basket picnic was arranged by the parents and at 3 30 every one was in vited to afternoon tea, which was thoroughly appreciated. Mrs Carter and her attend...
Boho South. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
Boho South. Arbor Day celebrations in connection with the locnl State school wore carried out on Wednesday, July 8th. In the afternoon, dos pi to the fact that the day wob bitterly cold and that the annual picnic bad been held n few weeks previously, a large guthering assembled. The members of the school committee, parents and children planted ornamental trees, fruit trees, shrubs and flowers. Games were then indulged in, and wero heaitily enjoyed. The ladies provided afternoon tea nud a pleasant afternoon was spent. The weather at night proved very in clement, tho result being that the children's concert, which was to bo held 1 in tho Marraweeney hall, was postponed indefinitely. However, a goodly number ventured forth and a dance was held, which proved highly onjoyable. Music was supplied by Mrs Biirnside. and Messrs Williams, Hammond aud Dowd, During tho evening a number of items were given as follows:-Overture, Miss M. Burnside; song, Mr J. Feutrill; recitation, Casnbianca. Miss...
THE VIOLET TOWN RAILWAY LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
THE VIOLET TOWN RAILWAY LEAGUE. 'A meeting of the Violet Town Rail way League was held on Friday even ing last, when about a score of mem bers were present. In the absence of the president, Mr K. Mitchell was voted to the chair. A letter giving striking figures as to the increased production of the Strath bogie district since the last evidence was placed before the Standing Com mittee was received frotn the Strath bogie League, as well as other valuable information which will he acted upon by the League. After somo discus«ion on the prac ticability of finding a shorter route than the present, which several gentle men acquainted with the country claim can be done, it was decided on, the motion of Mr Carter to endeavor to have an inspection made by the shire engineer, with that object, and to ask the co-operation of the shire council in the matter. Messrs JSarcourt, West fiamage, MacDonald and Car ter were appointed to' wait on the council and ask its support. The following executive ...
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
GOLF. A working bee will be held on "RTed nes luy next, 15th iust., whon all mem bers are asked to please come along, and given helping hand, bringing with them a Bpade, rake or axo. Afternoon tea will be provided by Mesdames Harcourt, Lane and Slee. The draw for (he mixed foursomes will bo advised in our next issue. For Coughs and colds, never lads, Is Gd Woods' Great Peppermint Curo, For Clironic Chest Complaints, ^ Woods' Gio.it Peppermint Cuio, la Gd..
THEY SAY. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
THEY SAY. That the local railway lenguo meets Friday next, at 7.30 p.m. That the past week's weather has been very wintry. Tbafc rain was recorded almost every day, and the breezes suggeatsd snow. That the rain was urgently needed, and will do an immense amount of good as growth waa at a standstill. . That 46 points wore recorded up tc yeateaday morning. That quite a huge amount of cor respondence, containing instructions as to contracts under the KoadB Board was received at yesterday's council meeting, That the race club meets next Eri day. That tho cricket concert on Wed nesday last was not too well attended, and tho club will bo out of pocket as a result. That 15 Srribling will hold a clear ing sale at 'Killarooy Park' on account of Mr J. W. Dowell to morrow. That Mr Bowell is going toW.A, and the sain will bo an unreserved one. That 'Let thero be Light' wus one of the ri quests submitted to tho Council by the Progress Association yesterday. Our stivota are certainly not over-bri...
AERIAL MAIL TO SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
AERIAL MAIL TO SYDNEY. On Thursday nextM. Guillaux leaves Melbourne for Sydney, and will carry with him, in addition to n message from the Governor of Victoria to the G-overnor of Now South Waies, Aus tralia's first aerial mail. Although aerial postal servicoB have previously been inaugurated in other parts of the world, it is claimed that the distance to bo covered by M. Gnillaux will bo a record. Stoppages will be made en route at the fcllowiug towns Seymour, AYangarattu, Albury, Wagga, Harden, Goulburn, Moss Yale and Sydney.
FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE. HOW SOME SECURED SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE. HOW SOME SECURED SUCGEba. 1. Cultivate aud perfect your ideas. Experiment. The world is eager for something, new, wh.ch, liowever suu jild .it uiay lie, will save labor, or ex pense, or do things be iter Let it be more convenient, or promote pleasure reduce waste. People wlio hand's things in every day use are the natural inventors ot better .things, aud '-he natural capital i.>cs of to-morrow. Kead tlie splendid advice ihat Edison gives. Learn the procedure as to pa ten, ing in .the chief countries,-the" s.cjre your own legal nionopo y lor your rights by becoming a patentee. 2. If that workman or loreman, or your lugeuiuus friend lias produced a clever invention, put him on the track about patents by telling him where he can obtain the "luvenors* Guide." 3. Four yourself, obtain this book, which tel s what- to invent, where to patent-, li ,w to sod patents, tho price invent.ens ha\o sold lor, what pi'ico h-.ve bion offered (.n cash) lor inven tions, and w...
DISTRICT NEWS STRATHBOGIE. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
DISTRICT NEWS RVITOM OUN OWN ONNNKRPNNDKNX STRATIIBOGIE. iho rabbit trade is very brisk Iiero at present. Strange as it may qocm, somo landholders prefer bunny to tho sheep, and immense loads are being tnkon^ to Euroa and Morton stations. In fairness to the general farming pub lic bare, I nmy sa^y; t^t neglect to keep bunny down is comparatively rare, aiftj is not tho rule in this district.
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS ^ [Where the term "The Common wealth" is used in oonnection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howo Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETfKHS. For every J ounce or fraction thereof. For delivery within the Coraooii wealth . 0 1 For doliyor; in the British Em pire 0 1 For delivery in the New Hebrides, ' Banks, and Torres Islands .. 0 2 For delivery in other places .... 0 2j LEI-TEE CARDS. For delivery within tho Commonwealth: Single, Id. each; reply, Id. each half. For delivery in bho Biitish Empire i.ace list of places under "Letter's )-Sin gle, Id. oach. For delivery in New Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands-Singlo, 2d. each. For delivery in other places- Single, 2jd. each. POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with the Id. stamp, and Reply or double cards, each half of whiob Has the Id. stamp impressed thereon, may be transmitted to places within tho Commonwealth, and to those placeB, enumerated under ".Letters," to which Jotters may...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
§ Grain *&lt; Shins g Sides g Tallow a Bark § Leather ° Brokers D H en Agency Co. Ltd. All proceeds are hold In trust. Each &lt;mnor'o consign ment Is otorcd by Itself and can be Inopocted ony tlmo ap to dot? of Bale. V/oci Sales Every TGESJfay. Sreis [vary Wednesday Other Produce Three Times a Week Lilberal Advances Knde Butter Shipments Undertohan on Owner'# Aeeonnt Three T&onih'n Frf>e &ior/trte on all Gr*&lt;n recetVcd Into Store from lot December to 51»t March, after which ono t£»onth allowed. nernl Agents-Victoiia, Riverine and Queensland for Cooper's Sheep Dip. of Acents In Victoria & Qaocr.»lcmd for the Pnlstlne Insurance Co., Offlccs: Collins end Ring Strer.te, Melbonrne. H. H6NSH75LL chemist, Euroa. DESIRES to inform the pnblio that tlio Greatest Reliance can be plaoed io tlio PURITY and FRESHNESS of his STOCK of DRUGS and CHEMICALS, as EVERY ARTICLE is positively NEW-without one single exception. PHYSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 14 July 1914
OF Millinery, Dresses, Coats, Furs, Blouses, Ribbons, Velveteens, and a Splendid Assortment of Trimmings and Neck Wear. : We are showing a full Stock of FLANNELS and FLANNELETTES at [Reasonable Prices. Also a fine Assortment of FANCY WORE Materials, which are well worth inspection. MISS TOEITT has just returned from Melbourne with the latest ideas in the above, and the display of Dainty Material is well worth a visit. MISS HARDIE has inspected the Latest Fashions in Dressmaking, and will re-open the room about April 1st, and will be pleased if customers will book their orders ahead so as to avoid disappoint ment, Suits to Measure. T he new Autumn and W inter Patterns are now t > band, and I will be pleased to receive Orders for sa ne. Every Suit is guaranteed; . ;W are still showing a few Bargains left over fromtne summer sale, so come along and clear them out. No reasonable offer refused, J. BLACKIE, CHEMIST, BUBOA; HOUSE & CATTLE MEDICINES BLACKIE'S GRIPE and COLIO DREN...
A POLITICAL MEDLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 21 July 1914
A POLITICAL MEDLEY Andy Fisher look "the stump" As braw as any dandy; The bulging pack Upon his back Was labelled "Sugar Candy," With honeyed speech he "showed the goods" To all the doubting Thomasses The almond rock, The sweet milk-choc. A lid, a pie whoso crust spelt 'Promises.' Then Andy g'oi upon the flute, The Scottish pipe and tabor, "Deal, deal with me For you must see That all goods come from Labor. 1'vo sweets to . suit all kinds of tastes, young, old-mid low . and high-' To'sootlio your throats, To catcli the votes, Ami Andy'fi Promise-Pio." But wlien the pie was opened N'o birds bewail to S|ng-: The fcMr-and tttyjity ' promises All sdlcntly took wing. Tho salesman not a whit dismayed. Said, scooping up the candy: "The picscn^t therq fletwuuii you nli;ue-. Tlio '-'sugar" goes io Andy." "IAmdi,"
MR. HUME COOK AT VIOLET TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 21 July 1914
MR. HUMS COOK AT VIOLET TOWN. Mr. Home Cook, one of the selected six Libera! candidates for the Senate,, addressed a. well-attended meeting at Violet Town, on Monday last. Mr A. MacDonald occupied the chair. After dealing with matters .leading up to the dissolution of both Houses, Mr. Cook said the electors were now faced with a unique position, in that for tho first time since federation they were called upon to olect a whole . Parliament, Mr. Cook then pointed out that though the majority in tho House of Representatives was theater than all tho Senate put together, yet tho Senate had done nothing but to prevent the will of the people being given efiect to. So far as the Liberals wero con cerned, they had nothing to fear, and they invited criticism. Mr. Cook ex plained how by the Braddon clause 'ceasing to operate tho Labor Govern ment came in for an enormous revenue, becauao the 10 years stipulated upon for tho return of three fourths of Customs revenue to the State had expired. 7...
VIOLET TOWN RACE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 21 July 1914
VIOLET TOWN RACE CLUB. A meo'ing.of the above was hold on -Friday night last, at Morris' Hotel, when theri> . were present:-Messrs . Hoskin, ' Juhnstnn, Board, ; Fowler, Wallace, Anderson, Di: Bayies, Corp,. Meyer, li. White, Barron, W. White, Bamaga, McKenzie, Saxon, Morris and secretaty. There was some discussion over the minutes of the previous meeting relating to the letting of the course, and the minutes were confirmed wi'.h the excep tion of the one referred to. A notification from the secretary .of the V.R.O. thnt the date applied for for next meeting was not available, bat that 17th February had been allotted, was received, The balnnce-sheet of the winter moot ing showing a credit of £5/14/ was adopted. The, receipts comprised .Gate, £88/8/, sale of bonks, £7/10/6, bookmakers' fees, £13/2/, Entries, £18/1/. The mnin item of expenditure, was, of course, the programme. £53. Accounts amounting to £2/13/6 were passed for payment. It wes decided to plant trees along the drive ...