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SUDDEN DEATH. Mr GEO HERMISTON THE VICTIM. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
gUDDEN DEATH « r,EO HBRMISTON THE P VICTIM. ^ painful y sadden death occurred gsturchy mo--niug last, Mr G^o. Ws^n being found dead by his Lbfer fying acro--s a hole he had L'on his fa'm a5 Baulkamaugh. The l/geafieman was of a very quiet, re Lred disposition, and was known to L^iively few people. He had cg!jv ider Dr Harbison'a care for Le considerable time, suffering f om jerve trouble, and his general stae of Lith unfict d him for the strenuous I Lk'of digging post ho'er. The fuQ. Sai took place ao the Wunghnu ceme- j Ay on Suidny. The Rev. W. T. jiaft conducted th1 ceremony, and [r 0. N'cholsou had charge of the rraDgenients.
THE CLUB RE-FORMED. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
THE OLUB RE-FORMED. The President said that, seeing the poor publio support accorded the olnb, the members should serionaly consider whether it shonld be reformed. Better j i financial assistance should be fenh coming,, for no sport brought as much business to the town as did football. Mr Bignell said the committee felt that owing to lack of snpport given the team last year, and appearances indi cating that there was a desire on the part of some of the townspeople to snp port outside clubs in preference to the town olnb, it wonld be better to allow the formation of the olnb to lapse. It was agreed to re-form on the' motion of Messrs Pretty and Williams. Election of Officers. j President—Abont a dozen norni- j nations were made for the position of President, bnt, " with one accord they commenced to make excuse,'1 and at last a motion was launched th*r th meeting adjonrh till a date to be fixe ' This was taken as an indication tb > the olab was in a fair way to disband, and the mot...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
lim OemoriaiBi LANGFORD.—In loving remembrance of dear Mother and Grandmother, H. Lang ford, who died 29th April, 1913. —Inserted by her daughter, E. Dudley. GrTJNN—In loving memory ot our dear Mother, who died 30th April, 1018, and our dear Father, who died 16th June, 1909. Gone, but not forgotten. —Inserted by their loving sons and daughters,
MR O'HANLON'S CANDIDATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
MR O'HANLON'S CANDIDATURE. "Gou'burn Yalley Journal," Maroh 25th, 1914—Mr P. D. K. O'Hanlon has announced his oandidatnre for the seat to be vacated by the Hon. Geo. Graham at the expiration of his term, Everything I points to the oontest being a most in- j terestlng „one. '• Oobram Oonrier," Maroh 19th, 1914. In another column can be found an elec tion notice over the well-known name of Mr P. D K. O'Hanlon, of Nathalia, who announces his intention to become a candidate for the vacanoy in the Goal burn Yalley electorate that will occur later in the year ... at present held by Hon. G. Graham, who intends to retire from political life We may state Mr O'Hanlon has resided over 30 years at Nathalia, therefore he should be well acquainted with the needs of the elec torate, and besides has taken a very prominent part in the public and muni cipal affairs of the Numnrkah Shire, hav ing been elected a Oouncilor . , of ! that shire when only 24 years of age, and once occupied the Presidential...
The Numurkah Leader. ESTABLISHED 1895. A Farmers Paper, published in the Interests of the rural community. Every Friday, one penny. FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 1, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
Established 189E. A. Farmers Paper, published la the In terests of the rural community. Every Friday, one penny. Fbiday Moeltkg, May 1, 1914. The death oconrred on Tuesday of Mr Alex. Miller, head of the firm of Messrs. A. Miller and Oo., after a long illness,.? The deoeased gentleman, in a quiet, nnostoncations way, gave liberally to charity, and on more than one ocoasion under rtre-rrof?J6«As cases, that had come ■officials. It was his practice to hand the police magistrate a cheque for the par pose, and Mr Read Murphy often recei ved sums in this way for distribution. At several places he established and endowed homes for the Indigent and aged people, and in other directions he sp«nt portion of his great wealth liberally. The fuueral took placs at Geelong on Wednesday, Mr Pretty, of the local branch, attended. j We have many times and oftrcesd. to wards our oivlc fathers language tb^ re verse of complimentary, though we al ways wrore more in sorrow than in anger. Bur when there w...
The Goulburn Valley Seat [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
The Goulburn Valley Seat By mischance a portion of Cr J. D. Mitchell's address in the Mechanics' Hall the p-evious Monday evmin^ was left oub nf our 1 >ab issuj. We now rectify bhe omis-ion Mr Mitchell said he was not favor able bo the introduction of the Bibl-1 into State acho Is. which he thought -hou'd b; kept free and s=cular as at, present. Any cle gym ah cou d sive religious ins ruction at 'he soh o s. and that arr«n remenb was pi-efe'ahle to ask eg the teachers to do the work. He w .8, however a. believer in th^1 mpeme will of the people eios given fi-co Co, a id for that r^a-on would favor rhe questin - eing submit'ed ro i r "f-5re idutn. On1 reason f 'r rhar' attrud- was bemuse h- di 1 not he 1 eve any pronou icem'nt by Parlia ment wou:d bo am-ptei *3 fina', and therefore the only way was to al ow the people to eetde the question them selves. In c tnoluding his add-es3, Mr Mit chell said that as he was a scr nger to m ny people in this disc io", he :hough- ib would be pe...
Numurkah Court of Petty Sessions. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29. (Before Mr R. Knight, P.M.) Debt. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
Numurkah Court of Potty Sessions. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29. (Before Mr R. Knight, P.M.) Debt. A. 0. Kins; v, B. J. Fennessy : Frand snmmons No appearance of defendant, who wa* fined 10?, and the hearing of tbe oase adjonroed to May 18. D. Robs v. Wm. Henderson : Order for 10> 9d. G. Nicholson v. Elizabeth Ivory : Or der for £5 18s 6d, with 28s 6d cost? Mr Tnnnock appeared for oomplainant in each of the above oases, A. 0. King v. John Dempster : Or der for £1 15s, with 15s 6d costs. Mr Morrison for oomplainant. Dispute Between Neighbors. Geo. Comford v. David Cranston : Claim for £17 18s 2d, goods sold and delivered, Mr Morrison for complain ant, Mr Tnnnock for defendant. De fendant admitted liability to the extent of £12 183, and olaimed as a set off £27 5s, work and labor done. Complainant gave evidence that he was a farmer residing at Yonanmite, Defendant was a neighbor of his. The wheat and seconds claimed for were de livered to Thomas Davey for defendant. In regard to the olaim fo...
WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH NUMURKAN? To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
WHAT'S TdW MATKR WITT NUMURKA •- 1 To the Editor. Sib,—I nnderstsnti that the mem bers present at the annnal meeting of the Agricaltnra! Society had to praeti eally posh the gent eman who i? now President, into the chair. Then tha band meeting had to take an unusual coarse before they coald get a President, Now we read that tha football cinb is in a fix and is ookiug foe a .President, no one at the meeting being willing to " tuke it on" aga n. Here are threa eases of pnblic bodies having difficulties nv»r the chairmanship. This sure y, Sir is a position that onght to be as pired to, and if there was that interest in the welfare of oar town raanif-sted by he people we woald not be faced with snoh a regrettable state of affairs On the contrary there woald be many anx ious to gain the honor. Now for a probable reason for this. Is it because inr yoang men feel their inabiiity ? Qaite likeiy I iVbar, chance have oa lids to get any raining aj speakers or leaders ? Other than at the meetin...
Riding Down From Glasgow [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
Riding Down From Glasgow Riding down from Glasgow On the morning traiD, Aire*- days of puddling In incessant rain ; Met old man McT-vish. Stayed with him a space, Now I'm leaving Scotland At the hottest pace. There's no haste or hnstle In a railway chiel ; Guard woald " blaw the whuatle" When he " deemed it weel" ; Guard has lengthy whnskera I would have yon know, Four bags to the acre They would snrely go. Riding down from Glasgow Back to Birmingham, Filled right up with porridge, Scones and cake and jam ; Loaded down wi' shortbread, Haggis and oatmeal. Is it onny wonder I'm no ferlin' weel 1 Wi' ma coat an' bonnet I has wandered roon', Spoirin' o' the bobbies, Seein' o' the toon ; Time is awfn' pressbns When you bide a wee, Bat 1 lairnt the laDgnage, As yoa plainly see. ThaBtles by the wayside, Thnstles doon the lane, Thnstlea till I'm plagued with ' Thnstles on the brain ; Tartan in the windows, Tartan on the stoop, Sundry little bits of Tartan in the soup. Crept to kirk one morn...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
SOROSES LIQUID FACE POWDER. In these day3 of oat of door life— motoring, goifing, boating, etc,—a re liable and harmless liquid powder is one of the necessities of life. Soroses Liquid Face Powder is fonud by experts to be a perfectly invaluable preparation and a decided improvement on the old-fash ioued dry powder. Besides improving the appearance it acts as a shield to the delicate skin of the faeo against hot winds, dnst, smuts, and other extraneous .matter. Price 2s 2d. Obtainable at s2 efcsmista and stores.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
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BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
BOWLS. A team of bowlers from the Sbeoparton clnb visited Numurkah on Monday, aud after an interesting game was defeated. Scores:— N. S. Walter, J Callander, Pearson, Dr Spence 24 — StnSbs, Harris, Brnnton, Downey — 25 Fitzwater, Eilpatriok, Peterson, White 27 ~~ Selleck, Harvey, Whitehead.Mantz— 16 Thomas, Wilson, Firman, Bras tie 2S — Treahy, Rodger, Milne, Anderson — 26 Totals 79 61 On Saturday two rinks from Namur kah visited Wnnghnn. At the 25ch end the scores were equal, and another end was played by each rink, Wnnghnu winning by one point.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
THE CRADLES FULL, "Bonus, or no boons," says the Hon. J Cookthe. country needs to have its cra dles full. A book dealing with this subject in a meat informative way will be apprecia ted by childless married couples. It will he sant fre-i if 2d is remitted for pos'sge. Ad dress Department 47, Ladies' College Health, $5
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
NEWS AND NOTES. ANNUAL MEETINGS.— Wunghnu, Monday, May 11th; Numurkah, Thurs day, 14'h; Stratbmerton, Monday, 18ch. Tot) Rector decided to commence the R-lieu>us Instruction Class at the Wunghnu State School on Thursday 14th May, at 9 J5 a.m. He in ended to commence it soon after the Christmas holidays but having been very busy he hopes parents will forgive the delay. Next Sunday the Rev. A. G. Horner, of Tallygaroopna, will preaoh in the Numur kah district. As the list of Numurkah candidates for Confirmation is not yet complete, there will not be a class this week. The Rector intends giving short lectures upon the Confirmation lessons after the evening Church Services on Sunday mghts to all who care to remain, the first occasion being Sunday, 10th May. Questions will bp invited at these m- ef.inge. Thi sweek thefi- \ meeting fcr theyear of Sfc Columb's 1 «'u d will take pla^e at that Church on Ttiu&lt;>-day, at3 p.m. We hope that much wo k will be accomplish* d by all...
CORRESPONDENCE. PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. PUBLIC! INSTITUTIONS. (To the Editor.) Sib,—It mast be only too patent to everyone that the affairs of most insti tutions in this town are at a very low ebb, both financially and owing to the small amount of interest taken in them by the bownfolfe. Strangely enough, almost everyone spoken to blames the town for " not supporting" these insti tutions, Having given the matter serious thought, 1 am persuaded to ask the members of thos° aforesaid insti tutions a question—What are you pre pared to do towards supporting your own clnb, or band or sooiety, or what ever your particular hobby may be ? The question usually put by the late Sir Thomas Bent appeals tome-" Well, what ore you prepared to do ?" To cite a couple of instances of this want of the spirit of independance, we have, firstly, the bond. I am certain that the towns people are willing to do their share of sappoit, bat it seems that the bandsmen are not prepared to do anything (or at least bat a little) towards t...
EDITORIAL. SAINT MARK, Evangelist and Marlyn. St Mark's Day, April 25th. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
EDITORIAL. SAINT MARK, Evangdiii ani Marlyr. St Mark's Day, April 25ch. "Companion of the Saints, 'twas thioe To taste that drop of peace divine, Wbe-> the great soldier of thy Lord Called th-e to take his last farewell, Teaching toe Church with joy to tell The story of your love restor'd." So Bings Kebie in his "Christian Year" in the Bpace he devotes to St Mark's Day. Tne great Evangelist from whom we de rive the second Gospel appears to have been a Hebrew, end was the son of a "cer tain Mary," living at Jerusalem. His Roman surname wbb Marcus—his Jewish name was John. The former name seems to have been derived from the Latin word "marcus," meaning a &lt;rong hammer It is thus indicative of > ho spv itual power wielded by the eva.-g-iist to break the stony hearts of th G-ntil-s, and to rouse them to penitenor and faith and a ho>y life For it was chiefly for the benefit of Gentiles, and not Jews, that he wrote his account of the life of Christ. His Gospel is the br...
Nathalia Agricultural Society [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
Nathalia Agricultural Society The ordinary meeting of the above socieby was held in the Pnblio Hall, Nathalia, on 8abarday, when there were presentThe President (Mr W. Leaf), and Messrs G. Jackson (vioe Presi'e t), P. Nug*"b, G J. Tuckebt. J McK nzie, A MoDonell, H M. Munts R W Cobbledi:k, R. Cr-w f ird, M. T. Fdroaui, G. J Volenti' e, •I H. !'ucket", A, Geary, H. Furze, and G. Btickels. Collectors. The P e-ident, vice President and secretary were ippoinfced at the usual £ e of 5 guineas as Me bourne collec tors. Dis'riob c Tecors were ap point d practioily the same as l->e ye «r. A finano • -nd yards c m ittee wa >»ppoin ed the same as last ye ir, Mr G. J. • uckett's name b i&lt; g ad:ed. W•■tar S h mes. Mr McDone'i brought up tha m t ter of sor. lus water f-nm the Goul urn ohan -l-1. He hou^ht that tue queari"n should be left ill the shhe got ^ditio al T f >rmati n N w that the the States were dealing with th ■ Mufsy water questl >n it would te well to condier ...
Numurkah Football Club. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
Numurkah Football Club. ANNUAL MEETING, The annual meeting of the Mamnrkah Football Olnb was held on Friday even ing, the President (Mr Ben Oohen) in" the ;chair. There was bnt a small at tendance at the commencemeht, bnt it increased as the meeting prooeeded. President's Report. Tb-- Pres'dent presented his report as nnder PRESIDENTS REPORT. To the members of Numurkah Football Club.— My term of office as President of your olub having expired, I now place before yon the records of the rlub, and also the work of your committee daring the past season. Financially the club has nob im proved, pnblio support and donations from the local business people being on the down grade, as the balance sbe-t to be presented to yon will show. Daring: the year the committee : held 18 meetings, the attendances being as follow :—W Bignell 18, G Willcox 18, W Williams 16 (ont of 15), W Gabon* 17, B Cohen 17, G Snaggard 16 M Kile°n 15, P Harri gan 14. J A lams 12, A McPnerson 8. Two of the players wpre b...
Katamatite Methodist Church [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
Katamatite Methodist Church On funday afternoon the Eev W. H. Taylor, the newly appointed Metbodi»t minister, preached in the Kataraatite church. There was a large afcterdanoe and "the fiist sermon was evidently en joyed, both by young and old. The Eev. gentleman soon made it olear that he was greatly interested iu the boys and girls, and gave them a short add res.-, which appeared to please them wall The ser mon was on the test, "We p each Christ crucified." The preacher said this would be the keynote of bis ministry in their midst, and as Paul recognised there was oDly one panacea for all hnman ills, so be j would exalt Christ as the bop- 1 of the world. To .how ihe slfc •••■ state of public sentiment in regard to h eien of the Cross to wh.t it sign fied in Apostle days, the preacher exhibited n diagram of the. "Union Jack," and dn-« i attention to its history an-1 significance, as it represented the three crosses of Si Geerge (England), St A dro . (Sootland) and St Patrick (Irela...
NATHALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 1 May 1914
NATHALIA. A well-attended meeting of the Peo ples Party was h id an the Pub'ic Hall, OQ Saturd >y last. A large amount of correspondence was dealt with It wa&lt; decia d to gree to the 6 t a member levy m»d • by the eleo torate commi tee for pr^-e ection pur poses