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GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
GOVERNMENT. ACCOUNTS. Tne follow ng accounts are awaiting payment at the Bub-Treasury (Court House), Beechworth :-. Beeitfnvortli United Shire, Border United Brewery, Bryant;'D., Connolly, A., Campbell,. A. E.., Favell, W. J Fletcher, G. B., Humphreys, J. A., Lowe and Son, Price, .Av.., jnr., Scott, XI., Scott, J., Skinner, D. Walker, H. F. ' .
COUNTY COORTS. BEECHWORTH— [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
COUNTY COORT3. BEECH WOilTH Thursday, February 12. Thursday, llav 28/ Tuesday, August 4'. .' Thursday, October 1'. ' BENALLA- . Tuesday, February 24. Wednesday, April 1. Tuesday, July 7. .Tuesday, September 1". Wednesday, November 4 BRIGHT Tuesday, April 7. Thursday, November 26 CHIT-TERN Tuesday, February 10. Tuesday, May 26. Thursday, August 6. Tuesday, November 24. WANGARATTA Thuiwda.v, February 26 Tnursday, April 2. Wednesday, June 24. Thursday, September 3 Thursdnv, December 3 WODOXGA Tuesday, February 24. Thureday, May 14. Tnursday, Aucrust 27. Thursday, . November ?>.
Beechworth Directory. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
Beech worth Directory:, Fachral Electorate: Indi Representative, Mr Corneliua Joseph Ahern. : State Electorate : Ovens Representative, Hon. A. A. Biillson ; returning officer, F. H. Maekay; deputy, Clifford H. &lt;"> ebb ; electoral registrar, H. R. McDonald Municipality of Beechworth: President, Cr L. V. Diffey, Councillors : J. Lowe, Vandenberg. V. Wooding, j' Ferguson, T.'G. Ferguson, H. J. Jarvis, B. O'Neill, W. H. R. Phillips, J. Warner, J.Hodge, G. Wilson; shire engineer and valuer, R. W. Travis; shire secretary, J W? Morton ; health officer, Dr. Skinner; inspector, S. Birtles The Council meets on first Friday in each month at 11 a.m. at the Council Chambers. Police Magistrate, Warden and uoroner, Aiirea Aiaridge Kellev * Clerk of Courts and Receiver and Paymaster, H. R McDonald; Justices of the Peace, J. Ingram, J. Fletcher W. J. Bowen, J. Armstrong, H. Vandenberg, D. Skinner,'A. A. Billson, T. G. Ferguson. Governor of Gaol, H. C. Finnis ; Senior Warder, G. TaIocal...
DISTRICT COURTS. PETTY SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
DISTRICT COURTS. JSETTY SESSIONS. : ^eeehworth, daily. Beualla, daily. Belhanga, every Wednesday. .. Cliiltern, every Monday," "Wednes day awl Friday.;: .. ." : - Eldorado", every Wednesday, iiutlierglen, every Tuesday and *?rida.y. : 'Taiianeatta, every..: "Wednesday. ? Wodonga, every Thursday. 3?angai'atU, daily; " rfVuhguuyaii, every second Friday.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
jfTF-A testimony from a Melbourne woman, stating wis at the great nerve and bfood medi cine Clemtnts Tonic has r?&lt;-r,e zcr her auci can *';ir--:U2r do ror hundreds 5 !>f oio«ir weak women. "i. s fe-i ? - f i ? jL | SAVED MY LIFE! S 344 Ro'f Strrct, | Port Melbourne, 12/1/11. -.5 Clements TONIC LTD ? " The three doctors that i attended me agreed that my ? case was nervous prostration. J Although I had the best mcdi | cai attention, J got no better. I S was ihen an inmate of three I Melbourne Hospitals. I tried i the Conva'scent Home, was | senc fo Ararat in hope that \ the change of clunate might | do me good, with no better ?esuk. I only took sufficient' iood to. keep me alive, sleep was a Stranger to me, when a !ady inmate of one Hospital advised me to take Clements "Tonic. When I had taken two bottles, 1 could feel the blood flowing through: my ychis, my nwves steady, and the longed-for refreshing sleep tttrta to me, and I am now j festored to perfect health. You may...
THE BUSH FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
THE BUSH FIRES. Beechworth has so far been for tunate as regards the bush fire fiend which is reported to be "raging" jn numerous other parts or Victoria. Tho fire on the Wooragee hills has done no serious damage and was tho only one that approached Beechworth. Early in the week two fires started i on the hills overlooking Woolshed | and coming together made a great . conflagration that attracted many . Beechworth residents to One Trce. Hill to view it. Repoils from that locality arc to the efTect that the Kangaroo bridge near Sebastopol was partly ? destroyed by the fire and rendered impassable on Wednesday last and that a. lot of dredgo contractors wood was burnt. Residents of Ileids Clock wero called upon to defend thoir properties from fires on Sunday and again on Monday. Tliey state that a boy 14 .years of .ago admits having started both these fires. SUPERINTENDENT RETIRES. Superintendent. Clarencc E. Graves, who retires tins week from the policr* force, having attained the age...
JUDGE TAKEN FOR REPORTER. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
JUDGE TAKEN FOR REPORTER. The Full Court in Sydney. on Wed nesday was engaged in the intric acics- of - a land case. The parties had retained distinguished counsel, and the bar v.'as consequently well represented. Iisarncd argument was in process amidst the, solemnity j which characterises the Full Court' proceedtnrs. Suddenly ahoy brushed his way into the court, filed' past tile array of barristers, and with peEfect self-possesion walked on to.the bench. fThis extraordinary interruption causea general amazement, which cul minated in bewilderment when the youth familiarly touched Mr Justice ' Sly on the shoulder and earnestly ; asked him in audible tones, " Have ? you any copy?" His Honour quickly ! grasped the situation and directed the lad to the press-hox. It was only an inexperienced newspaper messen ger who had mistaken the learned judge for a reporter.
THE PEOPLE'S PARTY ORGANISING. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
J' THE PEOPLE'S PARTY ORGANISING. | That "coming' events cast their I shiaaows before them'"' 5s evidenced I by the quickening activities of the | several political parties. Mr 0. H. i Potts, the field representative of the People's Party has been actively en gaged in campaign work in the Stan Icy district and as a result liberals ! in that- district liavo been awakened [ and consolidated. The president, sec retary, and a few members of the 1 Australian AVomens' National League in Beechworth accompanied by Mrs Matthews, of the Central Executive of that body, journeyed to Stanley on Wednesday afternoon and held a faceting of ladies with a view to es tablishing a branch. -Mrs Cameron, president of the Beechworth branch^ occupied the chair, and introduced tlie speakers in a very happy manner. Mrs Matthews dealt with matters af fecting the constitution and' work of the League, whereon ? those present were formed into a branch, after which Mr Potts gave a short address. Tea and refreshme...
MURMUNGEE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
MUKMUNGEE. (From our own Correspondent.). Dry weather still continues, COMO quently. grass is very dry, although plentiful. .Water i3 also becoming scarce ; the springs that were run ning -well this time last year are fast giving out, and if wo don't get a good supply of rain soon they will dry up altogether. Threshing is finished and the yields were fairly good, Messrs Milne Bros', coming out on top with eight bags of Wheat to the acre. A very unpleasant accident hap pened to our local postmistress (Miss Jessup) on Friday last. While (hiving out in a gig to the picnic, which was to celebrate the opening of tho Gapsted State school, one of the wheels came in contact with a largo root which threw her out, and t.ho wheel passed over her body. On Tuesday Bho sought medical advioe and will now. have to lay up fir a few days. , A newly fledged farmer had a rather npvol experience hero tho other day. He engaged a young man in Melbourno to work for him and he got along for a week or so all...
GYPSIES. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
GYPSIES. | ' On Thursday last. Oorowa was in 1 vaded by a hand of Gypsies, who ' struck camp on the reserve near the bridge. During the day Uiny scat tered all over the town, followed by numerous children, who seemed , to take a special delight in watching the performing monkeys. For the modest sum of sixpence a monkey was put through a. series of . evolutions, the whole performance oc cupying a fow minutes. It is now about 12 years since there was a similar visitation to Cbrow.i, but tlio present .visitors made themselves less objectionable than the oarlier ones, who were particularly persistent in their demands for money, and wer© not very particular how they got it. At the Sydney police court on I Thursday a Rodfern publican was I fined £22 for selling adulterated i liquor. 1
ST. JOHN'S WORT. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
ST. JOHN'S WORT. iV writer in a Melbourne - weekly paper endeavours to say something' hopeful to landholders on the subject of St. John's "Wort but only demon strates that- he has no first hand knowledge of this terrible weed. He sa.vs: "Tlie policy of putting: people on the land and smothering- them with weeds has been going- on for a good many years now,; it proceedis on par allel lines with the rabbit policy. If carried out to its extreme limits it will result in two rabbits fighting for one blade of grass. When when the settlers are gone the rabbits are Starved to death and the weeds killed, a fresh start can be made. "The best expert advice is to be obtained, but meanwhile a proposal has been made to apply salt to the infected lands at the rate of three tons to the acre. That may be quite sufficient to 'destroy the weed, but the question may be anxiously askei Will it destroy - something else? Salt is no respecter of living planW, whe ther they be pestilent weediJ or kindly gro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
SoL Green, MELBOURNE. ALL COMMISSIONS EXECUTED ON GOVERNMENT LICENSED RACECOURSES. ? BtJF?ira»a!T abdrkbb SoL Green, MELBOURNE. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. BEECHWORTH. SABBATH, FEBRUARY 22 F> EV. R. JB. MACLEOD will conduct it services in Jthe above Church as roUows : Morning, 11 a.m. . Evening-, 7 p.m. Beechworth Congregational Churoh THE REV.1T S. JOYCE Chairman of tha Congregational Union of Victoria, will occupy the Pulpit on Sunday iiext, February 2.Z. Horning and Evening. JR. C I V I E, AUCTIONEER, HAS a CASH BUYER for COTTAGE 5 or 6 rooms. Any person wanting to sell apply TO R. CLUNE, Warden's Hotel, Beechworth. * United Shire of Beechworth. TENDERS will be received up till 11 a.m. on FRIDAY, 20th FEBRUARY, 1914, for ROADWORKS at Mr R. John son's, Back Creek, Stanley. Particulars at Shire Engineer's office. J. W. MORTON, Secretary. United Shire of Beechworth. NOTICE TO RATE DEFAUL TERS, ETC. ALL RATES and other MONIES (DUE and OWING to 30th September, 1913, must be PAID not later...
GOODS TRAINS MEET. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
GOODS TRAINS MEET. [ Inquiries are proceeding- at the | Kaihvay Department, into the circum stances of tho collision between two goocts trains in the Melbourne yard early last : evening when Guard George Bennett, on a train from Hcalesvillc, was slightly injured and severely shaken. The Healesville train was stationary when a- train from Nyora, owing, it is stated, to .the failure of the "Wcstinghousc brake, ran into it. Two or three trucks were damaged. . There was no interrup !fcion to the traffic.
THE PHILLIPINES. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
THE PHILLIP INKS. ncle Sara is beginning to weary is latest foreign acquisition .which Rested from Spain, finding: that as a white elephant on his hands ih he Tvould gladly get rid of. the question is who will take on i&lt;®. Japan no doubt -would Hv assume possesion but how M it suit the European Powers above all Australia to which the' itics are already in too close prox ?r Here is another hard nut to Who will attempt it? * * * sjc
HOME RULE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
HOME RULE. ere seems" some prospect of the th Ministry being awakened to ssrious aspcct of the Ulster pro Everyone must be convinced is time that the threat or armed tnncf> is not mere "bluff and t" but that the Ulstcrmen are .termined to fight for their libcr 8S -were their ancestors two hun years ago. What is now de ad is the exclusion of the north ern counties, for at least a time, the domination of an Irish Par ent and this seems to be the feasible solut:on. !k !fc Sit Sfc
CITIZENS PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 February 1914
I CmZEXS' PICTURES. ^re tow a splendid attendance a- I of the series of picture shov | ten Victoria Park promoter J s«b-committee of Beechwortli Asociation for the purpose £75 Trfth which toqualifj »Government grant of £175 tc, frets the Gorge road and throw "ge across the creek above Reidf ' Falls. "Hie pictures -were a '?"Well screened and the crowd* iv « ,exPressci delight with jjlflaiw, The star picture i was quite up to oxpecta