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COUNCIL MATTERS. To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
COUNCIL MATTERS. To the Kditor Sir,—Can-any of our councillors in form the westenders of (Jodtrey-street when'that end was proclaimed a depot, as no notice of its proclamation has been made public yet. The matter of having debri* dumped in our midst is against the laws of all sanitation. Trust- j inR that some abler pen than mine will take the matter up t'or the health of our town - -Yours, tee,. CITIZEN. S"!, — J have nnticcd in the dail}' papers .suggestions madeinreterence to the coming harvest. Re the taking off of farmers crops. 1 also noticed in the "Argus" a few clays ago that the area of crop under cultivation is considerably in excess of other years. A suggestion which might meet the approval of the Government is if all the employe of the Victorian Railways that could be spared in the country were granted leave of say one month and were transfered into the harvest lield it would relieve the situation considerably and therefore the school boys' services as suggested would no...
THE MAN ON THE LAND. Contending Against Drought Wheat With Little Rain. (Written specially for the "Standard.") [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
i THE MAN ON THE LAND. ? By W. J. Wbight, Mysia. Contending Against Drought Wheat With Little Rain. (Written specially for the "Standard.") It is as yet only in the caihei settled .wheat districts of Australia where the principles oi profitable dry-fanning are coming tobcsucccss fullv applied by the rank and file ol the farmers. In the northern pai ts of Victoria and over considerable areas of South Australia the bulk of Agriculturists are undoubtedly sub- , stantially increasing the profits o their industry by the adoption o scientific methods of cultivation and fertilisation ; and, whereas the lattei State was some 15 or 20 years ago only securing returns ot from 4 7 bushels per acre, her mean average yield has since jumped to about n bushels, not in an isolated favorable season, but over an extended period. The improvement has been due to dry farming. , A striking illustration of how fai behind the best available knowledge may be the methods actually used is afforded in the South...
ARE WE ALIVE? To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
ARE WE ALIVE ? To- the Editor. Sir.—I have been much impressed by some remarks made by a passing visitor to iioort. He considered Boort should be a very good rival to Kerang in point of population and aggressive ness, but it was a long way behind. From what he saw he was inclined to think that'there must be something wrong with the denizens of Boort, as a town ie exactly what the people make it. In looking over many of the buildings, he noticed an air of cheap ness one would hardly expect lo see in such a wealthy district, as though any sort of a building so long as it was rain and wind proof would do. He considered the Mechanics' Institute, and all the churches a disgrace to the townsmen of Boort. No doubt there is a good deal in what our friend has said. We seem to be too content with things as they are ; but a passing visitor can see that we are behind the times in ambition and aggressiveness compared with some places not more than half tlv size of our town. When will our leading...
Horses—Ails and Cures. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
Horses—Ails and Cures. The various diseases to which the horse is subject, embrace nearly all those afflicting the human family, and including among them, as most common, disease of the skiu and its integrements—those of the muscles, of the ligaments and of the bones—quite rare in the hitman family, a: d to which the horse might be completely exempt, were it not for the ignorance, and in very many cases the brutality of the master in over-driving, over weighting, It aping, beating, neglect in clothing when heated, careless ness in grooming, want c.f proper and sufficient food. Take away the causes of disease and the labors of veterinary surgeons would be light. We should see but little of c .ries of the bones, causing dege neration of the substance; ot spavin, curb, ringbone, splint ; of injuries to the sinews and tendons, causing breakdown ; swellings and other &lt; f the most serious afflictions; poll evil, and .other fistulous di seases attacking the faithful ser vant of ...
TOWNSMAN TO MR. W. H. SMITH. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
d'OWNSMAN TO Mli. \Y. II SMITH. To the Editor. Sir,—Kindly givo mo a little spuco in your paper to reply to Mr W. H. smith's letter. l'oor fellow, inet-iiinks you are a sadder and wiser man to-day than you «&lt;.ru the day you sent your noble production to the "Uoort 6>tnnd..ru, ' under your [ten luiun ("Farmer"), giving us reasons why fanners ,-houid not send thi tr sons in the (.mil lo heip save the liritisli Ktnpire. 1 replied to your letter tm behalt ui the tuw iii-men and laboring; clas-.-cs, thousand.-, of whom have given 1 heir all I" help crush this cruel liiolislcr — Kai.-critiu. 1 c\picUitj u lighting it ply Horn sou on behalt ol the p.»n.v >',:u ut1;l tl'i' paper.-, to excuse. Hut what do I linil in votir ■ reply ' — the tep'y a weakling. Smv'y you e u!d K've 11 s •' ft'w "lore facts why th'' farmers' sons from this district are nut in camp or on their way to tiallipoli, doing their •iitily in helping to crush >>ur common •■neiny. Vou say in reply tu m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
Why Cart Water ? F. W. WEICKHA RD T'S CHAMPION TANKS ARE BEST. Established over 50 years. 1000 Gallon Tanks, com plete, 22 guage O.R.B. Special - Tank Iron, curved true circle, strongly fitted, double rivetted with washers, soldered both sides, strong cone cover, patent water strainer and outlet, 1 inch key screw tap. A Superior Tank, guaranteed 30 years, £5 (Rail paid to any Station). Cheaper Qualities, IOOO gallons 75s. and 90s._ Send for complete Tank fvist, all sizes, from 150 to 50,000 gallons Wator-Carting Tanks, 2?. guage throughout, with large taps, 150 gal. 40s, 200 gal. f>0s. Iixtra strong Stands for same, IL'.s (iii each. | Can Supply Windmills, all makes at list prices, and will pay half the freight on cash orders. Can supply Gft Mill and 20ft Tower (Heston), 1000 gal. Tank, 2 inch pump (Alston), for £13 15s. Send your orders. I can quote you any size and give you expert advice. Simplex Hands Gas Lamp (Acetylene) will light up a shop, only 7s &lt;;d each. Carb...
WAR AND ITS TROUBLES. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
WAli AUD ITS TliOl'BLl-S. To the IvJitor. Sir,—" People that livo in uluss houses" shouldn't throw stones." In rep'.y to Mi Win. 11. Smith's arrogant letter, in which gn«j he wants to know the name of ••Father of one at the Front," no that he miiy kno>v what class of a man he is bvtoro answering hiui, Mr iulit.r, who i5 tiiis Air Win. II. smith ? or what is he I* lie a limn of brawn cr Lining Why did ho not put his nntue to the letter which he signed '•furmer?" ilo must iniiigine lie is 'Cock of the North nnd Alunurch of nil ho Surveys," which no doubt he is in Meeiing West. His le.Urm your lust issue simply reads between tho lines—"Don't sho t, Colonel, ill come down," which shows he is still sullering from meningitis. !■'A Til Kit 01' ON H AT TJJE FliONT. I'.tj.—Ah ilr \V. 11. Smith teems to be kuoping * IUt of his slitin, if he will forward hih autograph ulbum I wilt uttucli my monogruui, if it will please hun, us ;i friend.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
Publio Notice. SANDHURST and Northern District, TRUSTEES, Executors, and Agency, COMPANY, Limited, Bendigo. Established 1888. This Oompany is prepared to administer the Estates, not exceeding id value ,£500 of any soldier, being a resident of Bondigo or Northern District, dying whilst kon active service during the present war freo of any charge for commission. Money to Lend. . DIRECTORS: Joseph H. Abbott, Esq., chairman, mer chant John H. Goudge, Esq., vice-chairman, grazier Offices—View Street", Bendigo- JAMES P. B. McQTJIE, Manager. View Street, Bondigo. Dr John Mclntyro Endio William Crowley, Esq., solicitor. George V. Lausell, Esq., uiino ownor. GRAIN HIDES TALLOW FURS SHEERS KINS AND GENERAL Produce Brokers ATLANTIC Branding Liquid To Farmers DON'T NEGLECT AN URGENT DUTY. MAKE-YOUR WILL NOW AND APPOINT FARMERS & CITIZENS' TRUSTEE CO. bendigo ltd. Your Executor. Guarantee Fund, X'io.ooo. Call and have a talk with Manager, or Write for Interesting Booklet TRUST MOKTtiYS T...
THE "NORTHERN DISTRICT STANDARD." To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
THE -'NORTHERN DISTRICT STANDARD.' I To thu Editor. Sir,—Allow 1110 to cong.atulute you and y.ur staff 011 tho oxcollent issue of your new paper. Its advent waB, no doubt, a great surprise to uwuy who had :.o idea that anything like it could be produced in Boon. If, Sir, wo arc behind the times in many local things, wo are more than up-to-daio in our local paper. As one who believes heartily in the influence and power of the press, let me again express my high upprcciutiou of your first effort and at the tniuc tune wish tho "Northoni District Standard" the success it so well dotorves. SUUSCKIBEK. 7 | 8 | 15.
A REPLY TO MR. BURROWS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
A IiEl'LY TO Mil. HUK'IOWS. To the Editor. Sir,—In replv to Mr Tlio.s. Hurmws, I will give hiiim little advice for tho present. Spend a little more of your spare time in prayer, asking l.)ivine IVovidenee to (jmde your dear son sjfely through tliis cruel war ; belter than wasting your time writing letters to papers in the interest of funnel" friumis. who. by their actions nt present, aco working in tile interest' of Iviiiserisni. I will sec a doctor to please him, anil reply to his letter ful y in a later issue TOWNSMAN.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
WEDDING BELLS. ♦ - , SCI 1ILL1ER Sl'F.F.R. A quite wedding between Win. Charles Frederick, only son of Mr and Mrs Charles Schillier ofKorong Vale, and Margaret fiibson, fifth daughter of Mr and Mrs James Speer of Kinypaniel South, was celebrated at the Manse, Inglewood, j by the Rev, Ash on the 28th July. The: bride, who was given away by her father, was becomingly gowned in a travelling dress of navy cloth with hat to match. The brides maid was attended by Mr fames Specr (brother of bride) as best man. The wedding breakfast was held at the l'eliean hotel where a pleasant time was spent. The happy couple left by the afternoon train for Ballarat where the honey moon was spent. The following is a list of presents received : - Mother of bride, house linen ; Father of bride, cheque; Mother of bridegroom, dinner set; K.nhcr of bridegroom, clock; .Messrs Robert and James Speer, cat skin rug ; M isses Emily and Lilly Spccr, wash- I ino machine: Misses Louise and Lucy I Speer, r.utlcry aud ...
CORRESPONDENCE. A SUGGESTION. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
CORRESPONDENCE. A SUGGESTION. To the Editor. Sir,—I think it would lie ano.id idea— now that tho show has Lccn postponed— to hold a horiicultnrul show on this samo date as the one that has been postponed. It would help to revive, to a large extent, the interest, in tho show for l'.U(>. Small prizes could be given, and this would 1101 entail any great expense. Now that a good season is assured I lliii k it a good suggestion. EVEKG ItKKN.
GOLF. The following are the results of the golf tournament played on Sat., September. 31:— [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
GOLF. The following arc the results of the golf tournament played on Sat., September. 31 LAOIKS. » Score Han. Total Mrs I\ Kin? ... 65 12 53 Miss IX Daniel!' — « *a t Mrs Dannicll ... 65 . . : 94 Miss Stewart ... 5° l0 3* Mrs Fagan ... 82 . 19 c3 Miss A. Stewart 49 21 : 28 Mrs \V. Vernon 78 71 57 Mrs Himlson ... 6? 22 40 Mrs Ryan ... 52 24 28 . Miss Kyan . ••• 63 -t 39 ^Viss Gulltfer ... 79 24 , 55 Miis Dowthat ... 76 24 52 Miss Western ... 97 24 ?3 gents' .. , •' Score Han. Total E. Hewston ... 52 10 42 i W. llindson ... 53 is 41 J, Hotly 47 *12 ■ 35 11-Bertrand 57 ti 45 E. Came ... . 55 . 12, 43 G. Daniell ... 53 15 jS O. Moog ... 58 tG 42 ' E. ISohan ... 59 17 j2 K. Stewart ... '45 17 -28 W. Vernon ■ 59 18 4' W. K. Vernon.-..! 51 -18' 33 K. Kins ... .50 18 31 ■ H. Hamilton ... 53 19 34 J. I'.iulks ... 60 20^ • O. Green ... 70 20" 50 A. Knight .„ 59 20 30 G. l'i:her ... 56 jo 36 A. Sublet ... • so 20 30 Koy Kins ... G3 21 4. ! t>- KUir . ... . 54 . 2i 3-. R Gordon ... 75 24 51 ...
Crown Lands Available. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
Ciown Lands Available. The fortnightly list of Crr-vn available for selection ttirouchj'j: :~J State, which has just Ive.'i i.-s'.is-'J. prises :U Iota, represent^!: ;in J" predate area of 14.HI iutl'v T»' list includes II niaI!o&lt;' a!lv>t":'"'** totalling 8.15S acres. These •«« in the parishes of Turoar. l>irra 3 * TyalJa, being1 reached from gollab, Nunga. Tempy an J railway stations, ami the j is second and third. There :i« s four allotments ran^ini; in f"-1 W to 58 acres, in the ;uri4& :t Mcibcin and Tyntyndor North. o!&lt;*» Herbein and N'yah railway "" respectively. These arc- »;vn conditional purchase lease t&lt;. rms. suitable for intense .-jlture irrigation. Full particular* any area, together with a markoJF-n etc., may be obtained free of on application to the in.|uir>' L'r>f' Lands Department, Melbourne.
KORONG VALE SPORTS. FOR PATRIOTISM AND CHARITY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
KORONG VALE SPORTS.. FOR PATRIOTISM AND CHARITY. The annual meeting of 'the Korong Vale Sports Club was held at the Mechanics' hall on Saturday and there was a Rood attendance. Mr. C. Mutt, vice president occupied the chair. It was unanimously decided, on the motion of Mr. \V. Lceeh, seconded by Mr. D. King, tint the annual sports be held and after some discussion it was also resolved, on an ammendment |>y the same members that half the proceeds he i;ivcn to the hospital and half devided between the Red Cross and Australian Wounded Soldiers Funds, a motion by Messrs Kiniry and W. Vernon that the sports he held in aid of the Inijlewood hospital being defeated. The date of the gathering was fixed as Saturday November 6th. orrieKits. The following officers were appoin ted : - President,"Cr. P. Kiniry. Vice president, Messrs Dove and T. .1. Mohan. Secretary, Mr. W. Vernon. Treasurer, Mr. Butt. Programme Committee, Messrs II. Hewston, J.J. Jewell, W. McNichol, G. Kinder, D. King, P. O...
SPARROW SHOOTING. Lanyon Trophy. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
SPARROW SHOOTING. Lanyon Trcphy. The abo-e tri.phv . Saturday last. • i; ■ .. . ground, the proc" to the \S'ouii«i'*rl l r ■ which it will ti,-I. ::' • , The atti'ml...:, the shooting was ,i;. : r A good day-'-i dj-r; ■ ■ . the i'th rourui .J. ]. ... ami F. M'CW-liunii * : • &lt; : stake. an! shot i i: '- "... : : :■ Baines being »ucce&lt;-:''... l'.l birds Ue-ull->: H. Lanyon - i Waters Toosc-l, 1.1.1.I. H. Barclay I,11 Mason- -0 Elliott r.s H. L.i:.y - T. Baines -I.i.2.o J as. Baines -l.i.l.!. I.I. J. I'.aire? 126.96.36.199. . * Straton 1.1.J, ■&lt; Buchanan ns r " Mole ns Toose 11 Morrison ns Barclay 1.1.'' Mead -1,0 Jas O'Donr.ell II. Wilson 0 Weaver nsLar.yn • 0.0.0 A. Gibk'tt - 1,1," G.-Day ns Jus H.iii. ■- ' Kiss F.lliott n.i -11;il'i.■ I. Swanson—1,1,1.1. ' Mason -1.0 Lanyon 0 Miss Toose i:s I'. A. Gibiett 1,0 Chas Smith ns Strut":: !, 1 Allen n.-i Lanyon -.1. ' WingfieW r.s Wal.-ri 1 "Marmal" ns Lany.>:i-- I.l.1 Mm Toose n.i To-i.-e ■> F. M'Clella...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
' Public Notice. —-—■, ——» ' m* J. R. CREIC GENERAL STOREKSPER AND PRODUCE MERCHANT. Boys/ Youths' and Men's Summer & Winter Goods . Drapery, Boots, Clothing, Groceries, Timber, etc. Is now being shown at Very Right Prices. The value of our Goods is unsurpassable outside Melbourne. We trust the public of Korong Vale will spend their money locally, where they can inspect before purchasing. J. R. GREIG, Korong Vale. FURNITURE AT MORLEY JOHNSON'S The Largest Furnishing Warehouse in Victoria, and Un-equalled for Value and Choice. Furniture. Ironmongery, Linoleums, Blackets, Crockery, Carpets, Bedsteads, and Curtains. We Stock— # O CEDAR MOPS. A genuine labor saver for polishing Floors. Never Wears out-and is always ready for use. You should never be . . without an . O'Cedar Mop. MORLEY JOHNSON, Bendigo. BORUNG STORE. O. T. WILLS' Spring Fashion Show, &lt;*9*5 New Dress Materials : French and English Sepges in navy stripes and new checks. Plain and Fancy Habit Cloth in si...
Boort Methodist Flower Show. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
Boort Methodist Fl ci 0Vfer Jnow, A largely attended v, preliminary arran^-monts j, annual flower *W* wSS heH church on Moi;day ] Kichardson in the rbur. Aft,Jr(.._, consideration it v.;:; 'i-^ i.. ( the show on O.-t-.i—j -jUu A.„ large fienerat c-i!.?!.:".- , including all th&lt;* is.-::,. «.ti guild and sewra! •••.i.-r-. In ing sub-commit:.-- ... r f'lowerd MI'. ' •i:R..r and G aw lie. Coo'»er\ Mi'- ia'i."' '•'•••.il. ron, M'l.arcn Needlework Wingfield. l5ow..-ti. 1 ; Moresi. Produce— M' - i- V-. |1. M'Laren and ,. The following |..-it.- ai, to act as committer • v, , places in th« circus! . j.. Vando Messrs 1. :i;m! i:. Matthew anil Mark lo.tji.-,. Marmal -Mi.-.- J. r.»s-»r«. v..... | Alexander, i ! Catumnal-Mr I'. T.w..t Mr and Mrs Tom I,;::.,- .n, Mr Mr and Mra-AHowi Minmindie—Mr M; Jcii. v, Vear, Mrs C:i!\y. C Mrs Les. Boyle. It is fXJ'crte-! '.hat a i from the Bemli«i> l-Vr:v-t;««,. dist Church clwir w .".i i •• i, the concert comve-.-.i v..;;, &lt;},■■ ,r~...
SUNDAY READING. German Articles Missing. [Newspaper Article] — Northern District Standard — 12 August 1915
SUNDAY READING. ? (Conducted by Rov. Eldridgo, Boorfc.) Gorman Articles Missing. The last issue of the " Expositor" is to to hand, and it contains six very able articles. The mo3t noticeable feature in the latest issues is the absence of articles by &lt;>'crman theolo gians and professors. The fact that many professors and teachers ap proved of the methods of Germany and justified the war, is no doubt largely responsible for the elimination of many articles bearing the imprima tur of the Fatherland. That there is a difference of opinion amongst German theological students regarding that nation's attitude both in regard to the present war and all warefare gene rally as being unchristian, and in human, is very evident from reports to hand, from some of her own students serving at the front. One has recently written in the most condemnatory terms of all warfare generally, and of this great war in particular. He says, '• All of us, even thos? who are keenest in battle, desire...