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BUSH FIRE AT WARRENBAYNE. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
BUSH FIRE AT WARREN BAYNE. On Monday a destructive bush firs started ia Warretibayne. Daring a thunderstorm a flush of lightning struck a tree on the property of Messrs J. and R. Robinson and set fire to the dry grass in the vioinity. Assisted by a strong sooth wind, the flames spread with great rapidity, and after burning 200 acres of the old Warrenbayne home ateud, spread into the adjoining property, owued by Mr James Jackson, who lost all of bia grass-about 500 acres. Here thtre nas a great fight to save the house. The fire reached within a few feet of the place, but with the aid of fire breaks and hard nork on the part of the fire fighters the building was saved. Travelling quickly, the fire noon entered Mr Thus. Muck's property, which it completely demolished, 400 acres of grass being consumed. Here again it was with the greatest difficulty that Mr Mack's residence was saved, the house at one time being completely surrounded by flames. In this instance also tLe trail proved eff...
CRICKET EUROA DEFEATS VIOLET TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
ORIOKET EUBOA DEFEATS VIOLET TOWN. Violet Town was defeated at Euros on Saturday after baring, at one stage, victory well within their grsBp, and -lock, that important factor in cricket, bad a good deal to do with the result. Euroa won the toga sod decided to bat, ISly and Cowell opening. Cowell was not at home and guve a chance of stumping before being well caugbt at mid-off by tlolmau off Meyer for IS. Godfrey followed, but 8 runs later Ely went. 0. Stedman was next in, but without scoring was out to what was claimed by Euroa mm to be a bad decision-Ibw. Godfrey added runs steadily, but no one could stop with him till the last wicket, when Pinker held his end up while Godfrey put on 20. The innings totalled 91, of which Qudfrey scored more than half (49) by sound cricket. The fielding of the visitors was splendid Meyer 6 for 85. was the most successful bowler. The vis tors were coufideat of making the requited runs, mid though Saxon was i "tumped at 4, the second wicket put on 88....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
TWO DOSES (JIVE RELIKF. I am eubjoct to bowel troubles which caaae pain and inconvenience, write* Mr Alfred Want, 185 Aaboro Kd., Auburn, Vic. bat two doaee of Chamberlains Colic and DUrrhooa Remedy rWo immodiate relief. I an* pt«ai«d U» know there U such a aafe and certain remedy aa Chamberl&laa Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and alwaji koci» a bottle hmndy. Sold by R. Mitchell, the Peoples StQre. I ALLA "TURF CLUB. (Registered V.R.O. and V.T.A.) Annual Meeting. Half proceeds io aid of Mooroopna Hospital* Wednesday. 4th February. President-Mr T. P. Martin. Haadicapper - Mr. W. Hill, PROGRAMME TRIAL HANDICAP of 9 aova. About 5 furlongs ; for horees that have never won 8«ovaorover. Nom 5s. acc 3s. DISTANCE HANDICAP TROT, of 12 sovs; second horse to receive 2 COTS out of atake. One mile. Best three per formance! to be sent in with nomination. HorBea handicapped to trot 2.55 or better saddle or harness. Nom 8s KIALLA HANDICAP, of 15 sova. 2nd horse to receive 2 sova from etake. Abo...
BOOM IN MOTORS. £1,000,000 Spent in a Year. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
[BOOM IN MOTORS. £1,000,000 Spent in a Year. During the year 2913 there were 2,600 new motor cars registered in the State exclusive of taxi-cabs. The total number of care registered from Jauu ary 1 to December 31 was 8,072. Estimating each new carat a cost of £4'J0, which is probably under ihe average price paid, the total expendi ture for the year in purchases alone was over a million pounds. Giving the average distance travelled each week at 100 miles, which is a low estimate, and the average cost at 1/ a mile for all inciaental expenditure,the upkeep of theBo 8,072 cars amounted to over £40,000 weekly, or over two millions annually. To this may be added 1000 new motor cyo'es. at an average cost of of £50 each, and,, amounting at lo st to £50,000. The number of motor cycles registered is 4,800.
FATAL FALL FROM EXPRESS. DOCTOR HUTCHINGS KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
FATAL FALL FROM EXPRESS. DOCTOR HUTOHINGS KILLED. Early on Tuesday mornlngthe body of Dr. T. S. Hutohinga, of Euros, wso found near Brendalbane, N.S.W., lying between the ap and down lines. Dr, Hatchings was s passenger on the Mel-' bourne express, and is supposed to have fallen from the train. Among his effects tt«3 a receipt for a premium on a life policy for £500. The body >vau terribly mutilated, the left leg boitig cut off at the knee, the right leg broken, and tbe brick of the head cut away, exposing the brnin. Deceased had a first class ticket from Wallangara to Melbourne, and also had a plan of some land in Queensland, leading to the ?apposition that he wag returning from a tieit of inspection. Dr. Hitlcliing* purchased a practice at Euroa several years ago, and wa» diing well. . He recently went to Queensland for a holiday, and was due to return on Wednesday, bains? evidently on the home journey when overtaken by the fatality at Goulhuru.
COMMERCIAL AUCTIONEER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
COMMERCIAL AUCTIONEER'S REPORT;. Watts Turobull and Co. report holding their first sale of the year ou Friday I6tb». when there was & good yarding of shsep. and & small yarding of oattlfl* Prices for sheep showed an advance on .losing sales of last year, time beiog & larger muster of buyers aod competition keener. Out ef the total yarded we sold 1970 aheap At prices as follow:-x evrcs, 2 aad 4t, nice qaallty, 17s 2d; i ewes, 2t, coarse X, 16s 3a; ewes, 2t, 15s lid and 15s Id; x wethers, 2t, 15» and 14s 9d, the latter were passed at thai money, c-b wethers, 2t, fair frames* 14s; o b ewes, full mouth, 12« fld; afc«d ewes, 1G« Qd; limbs, from 7a 8d for cummer limbs to lls 6d; » line of merino wethers 4 and 6b, dry and wrinkly lis 4d&lt; Cattle were lightly yarded, fats £6 7s 64. £5 5s and £5; (or heifers, calfea (basket) 14s; poddies 27s; springers &$ Qi tad £5 2s Qd. We also reporb holding a. cUariag sale e* 14th at I. WftlUca Jnr's, Boho, when ...
ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
ANNUAL MEETING. The annual election of officers then took place and resulted as follows, the whole of last years office bearers, being elected. President-Mr T-. G. Hoskin (re flected for the third time). Mr Hoskin thanked the offiicers for their support, iu ihc pist, «ud b'jpad to hare the snras assistance in the future. Be would do bis best for the club. Vice-presidents-Messrs Morris and Herman Meyer. Judge-Mr T. Beggs. Starter-Mr J. Fowler. The secre tary. Mr Neil, said he nag pleased to see Mr Foivler re-elected to ihis im portant position, as from comments he liad heard at last meeting ho thoueht Mr Fo«]ei had tho omiiidetiee of owners, jockeys and the pub ic, and that nag no tmall matter to the club. Clerk of course-Mr H. White. Clerk of scales Mr F W*l.ace. Handioapjier-Mr VV. Hill. Treasurer-Mr F. Wallace. Timekeeper-Mr W. Lane. Pony measurers and local handicap ppra - Messrs Beard, Underwood, Hoskin, Ramageand McKenzie. Auditors - Messrs Beard and McKenzie. Secretary-Mr Boul...
VIOLET TOWN RACE CLUB. £80, PROGRAMME FOR SUMMER MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 23 January 1914
VIOLET TOWN RAOS CLUB. .£80, j?.RQQBAMME FOR SUMMER MEEflNQ'. The annual meeting and the meeting for settling np accounts, etc., in con nection with the recent Xmas meeting . were held at Morris' Hotel on Monday night last, when there was a splendid attendance, the following being present: -Messrs Hoekin (president), J. Fowler, Crilly, -Wallace, W. Whi'.e, Boulton, Wiltshire, Sambell, Anderson, W. Ramage, Longton, Fursbaw, Saxon, Morris, Morton, Meyer, McKenzie, Beard, H, White. R. Cioxford, Corp, and Neil. The president said he was Tory pleased to see such a large attendance After the minutes had been dealt with the balance sheet of the Xmas meeting was rend, showing receipts £105/17/9, expenditure £96/3/9, tearing a credit of £9/12/, which the secretary said meant actually £12, as rubbers for the starting gate a»d a m.iform for the clerk of the coarse should have been included in general expenditure instead of the expenses for the meeting. The receiptj included gate-money £48/14/,...
ON GOLDEN WINGS. CHAPTER XXII. "OUR WALTZ—MY LAST." [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 30 January 1914
ON GOLDEN WINGS. (By W. Howell Poole). CHAPTER XXII. "OUJtt AVALTZ-MY LAST." TJioii hast been gathered into tay dork fate, Too much.-Heuians. ,n,^,i""'ood -Ml,uor )ja&lt;1 "&lt;>t known for Many y win. sucii gay festn-itv. A tew afcJft 8lter i',1'0 J,""t u ball was at its height. in the banquet - halif adorned with line old portraits in;heavv' f0s> touslltuting without om ission, aud in successive order, the pudi-. greo of the Adairs for inauy "enera-"' tiong with their inexorable motto, it\it Justitia ruat coelum, engraven each on i an oval plate of Jong corroded silver . I and where, in' days of agone, inauv ' a 1 courtly gathering iia&lt;1 assembled upon I the eve- of- a tut, after the sun nati set u(jon somo valorous exploit of arms- ' or wliere many were clandestinely con-1 \ened to decipher some .feudal manoeu vre in those, ancient days of chivalrv there sat now, arouiul tlie sumptuouslv furnished table, a brilliant assemblage of tlie nineteenth c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 30 January 1914
Furs Preserved by Cold When tlio "life" of a fur garment is considered in relation to its cost, the ec momieal quality is a high one, par ticularly to-dny, when scienee has effec ted so perfect a preserver as cold stor age. This development of preserva tion, wllieh actually arrests na'iural deterioration caused by evaporation of th9 natural oil in the leather and hair of furs in temperato and hot atmos pheres, apart from the immunity it provides against ravages by moths, prolongs tiro life of the commodity in a wonderful degree. This advantage alone, compensates lor a great deal of tlio recent rise in values. Furthor, the depth of color and gloss in the fur is more enduring by many years than it was under the warehousing conditions of bygone days. THE WONDER KNIFE bwt budiwt an touxo nous .iker. wort. like :(&lt;nmbW kaile* la*| ?*?*, &Mtt loo! ttcxl. :h bU£« axful u. l3/0, « l9 AGENT, MELBOURNE STEAMSHIP COMPANY. OAERIEB & SHIPPING AGENT, STORAGE FOE PRODUCE...
DOOKIE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 30 January 1914
DOOKIE RACES. The Dookie r*ces were held oa \Veiuct« day Ust tad resulted &? follows ilc&DLB RACK-Aulic. 9.0, 1; The Result 9.2, 2; Aacouft Boy 9.10, 3. Only etirter*. MAIDXS-Flew 8 11. I; (iracile 8 11, 2; Prickly Pear 8 12,3. Sir atarters. PON* RAO*-Royal Shot 6.10 1. Nine .tarter*. Dooms HANDICAP-Lady Mona 7.8. 1; Wilderaeu Maid 7.8, '2; Pruliue C.X2, 3 Only itartera. TRIAL HANDICAP-Black Flora 8.4. I; By>ck7 9. 2. Four started. NOYKLTT PONT RACB Little Tam 9 0, 1; Clare 7.10, 2; HiUnd Cream 7 10, 3. Ki*ht .t&rtera. HACK HACK-Lady Eleanor 1; Aatrachm 2. CO&GROV* HANDICAP-Reriha Maid 1; Galeta 2; Wilderness Maid 3. Four itartera.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 30 January 1914
NOTICE. f "" ?" r 1 ?"* * ' i'- r Great Summer Clearing Sale STARTS : KEXT WEEK R. Mitchell, The People's Store. J£I ALIA TURF CLUB. (Registered V.lt.O. and V.T.A.) Annual Meeting. Half proceeds in aid of Mooroopua Hospital. * Wednesday. 4th February. President-Sir T P. Martin, Haudicapper - Mr. \V. Hill. PROGRAMME TRIAL HASDICAt* of ff so vs. About 5 fnrlontgs ; far hordes that have never won Bsovaorover. Nom 5a ace 3a. DISTANCE HANDICAP TROT, of 12 eova; second horse to receive 2 aoVs out of Btake Ooe mile. Beat three per formances to be sent in with nomination. Horaen hutidic-ipped to trot 2.53 or better saddle or harness. No in 8s KIALLA HANDICAP, of 15 «ov«. 2»d bora-- to receive 2 POVB from6take. About one mile. sN inner of any handicap after declaration of ivr'jghta to cany 7lb pen alty. Norn Ss, acc 4a" HANDl« AP HACK RA'E, of 6 ws. 5 furlongs. For horses that have never whq more than 5 sove. Nom 5i NOVEuTV TONY HACK, of 6 sovs ; 2nd pony to receive 1 aov from the stake. 14,...
COMMERCIAL. WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 30 January 1914
COMMERCIAL. WOOL. New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co., Ltd., report:-Our catalogue on Tuetiday corapiiscd lome 5900 baits, and haYing regard to the lateness of the season the (election w«» a wonderfully good one, including as it did many high class merin» and cross bred clips, a »»ry large proportion of which was in mcellont condition. At was the case last woek th>- chief feattir* of the sale was the suppnit xcioided the market by Yorkshire, these operators again securing the largest share of the offerings. America puichased freely in both mwriuoi and cro-sbredn. as did the Continent in any lino haired merino* and oddments of all qualities Prices us Compared itiih thmn current at our sale of a week uno shuwd little if any change. Our tup price of tho day for grMny wan 20^(1 this being secured for lambs of tho vro][ known Mingbool olip from Mt. Gnnibier, S. Atistralin, the floece of which tuade up to lS^d.
Violet Town Sennel Published Every Friday Morning FRIDAY, JANUARY 30TH, 191[?] [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 30 January 1914
Violet Count Sentinel Published Every Frla&jf' Morning FKlllAY, JANU \UY 30TH, 191. MUSICAL.-ilUs Phi lips auuounce* that she will resume tuition on 3rd February, .?.. . BALK OF RACB'BOOTBS.- I'ho salt .>' privileges ill counection with th> Summer meeting of the rac* club wil' take place on 6th February, at E. Stabling's Block, ante. NziioKiLirtTioK OF HEALTH.-On Tuesday next, under the auspices of thr local A N.A., Mr J. J Clarke will de liter B lecture no "The Nationalisation of Health," io the Mechanics', to whic . all are inviied. As TRUSS is tas Son Smxisa - Creed's Bouts are the bast in the district, sxtraordinary bargains in Gents', Ladies and Ohil tou's light and heavy footwear. Nothing lite it ever offered in the history of the boot trade. Creed, the B>>ot King. A. Bko&s* LBO--Mr A.C. Morris, of the Railway Hotel. Violet Town, met with a painful accident on -Sunday l&at when he sustained a broken leg al a result of a'fall from a.step-ladd...
STRATHBOGIE NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 30 January 1914
STRATHBOGIE NORTH. The greatest thunlersto.m ever ex perienced in this district fo: the p;:st yo years commcnccd on Sunday morn ing, and, on -Monday mornfng, 135 poinU of rain fell. Tho wea.lier was close and muggy during th> day,"and abuut C p.m. to 7 p.m. rain came down i-i to.-rents, when all streams vvoro running a ba ifc?r n a low min jt s, and when it ceastfl 2d8 points were registerel, making a to.al o( 123 puiiits in a li,tl>; over 12 hour's. 'ihcre U no doubt there will be 'co.; side.-abli damajo do -.a to t'.e roads in 1 fcnccs ac.OiS water (oirsos. It iive-y Uoubtful whether many of the gran stacks wo 11 be ab o lo witbs-.and th*i heavy fa'« o." rain, and inanv may !t:.v> to ba taken down to save them. The.o is no doubt soma o[ tho fallowed land would suffer by t.ie Surface beiig car ri;.I away by tho to re .t oi wat>r in.o the creels. There ar« no?.- two Ih oshers at work, and two more cxpecLed tliis week.. Xhry should' soon g>-t over t'.e liis'-io', Tnosc...
THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 30 January 1914
: THEY S3A"E That Swtnrd'ajV ciicket mutch was1 interesting-ihougjithe scoring w** slow That the locate »et the Wednesdays1 only 12 t« make, but got tbcm out for 58 . That the. lot) of this match would! h»T8 jeopardised V.TV chance of in clusion in th&lt;> fums. That to-morrow's match is against the B icfrroKd«ra, when'our buys ho^e to ch^ck their ricturioua career. That the Benalia iiuitoh fixed for Wednesday lam, f>'l through, hut ii-is Imped tO'get a. tearni to uo> tip next Weduesdty. Tbut two l»c*l horsra scored *fr Knoift on Monday, B-uetmt winni'.ig: the Plate- and BcKiiinie In-pony race. 1 That tlie former wa* a red hut &lt; fuvoiiio. Binning'at 4 to-1 on. mid Be (.iiuiis was well;backed at 2 o 1. Tli"t Violet Town punteis bid »' fairly profitable dy. That ICul ». races occur next Wednesday.* That the town wore a nunini ap pearance on Wednesday-wlien the local' tironpg of Light Horse held »' whole whole dxy parade-about men* taking part That the Churc...
STRATHBOGIR. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 30 January 1914
STRATHB0Q1E. The whole district was deeply moved by the news o£ the untimo'.y end of Dr. Hutchings, who was highly thought of here. His- kindly and courleous man ner, and bis skill as a medio*! man, endeared him to thoso who needed his services. To his bereaved wife we ox lend our sincerest sympathy. The weather on Saturday last was very oppressive, but on Sunday a wel come chango took p.aco in the shape of heavy lain, which has given the ground a good soaking, and will suit the potato and maiio crops well. Sel dom has this district had a better pro mise of a bountiful season. It is said, that competition is the 'life of trado, and if that be so, we aro having a lull alu.ro of i1. Two spe cial sales are announced, while, agents aro louring the district in search of stock, but so far, most pcoj'l&lt;: seem in clined to put their stock to public auction, as I understand' good outside buyers ara to be present. iho rabbit post is very much in evi dence on somo neglected holdings...
RAINFALL. GOWANGARDIE SOUTH TABLE FOR 1913. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 30 January 1914
RAINFALL. GOWANGARDIE SOUTH TABLE . FOR 1913. - v The following figures were handed in by Mr J. Brown, of Gonangardie South, who atates that (be rninf'll during laat year waa mare erenly dii iribaled than that of »uy otlior year o» record. Month. Pointi. Jannary 61 February 217 Maich 435 Tot*l S188 During the yoar the thermometer registered 100 degrees or over on SO days. Start Right, CJiv« ua a share of your trade. Special lines >f Hens' B >x Bide Bala, from 9/6. Kip Laoenpa 8/U, Bluchers 5/11. Ladios Oxford Shoes from 5/11, all ebades mod gradas. Children's any price you like from 1 /ll. Oread, tiw Boot Expert, April May &lt;ioo» July Auguat September October Norember December 80 *85 i62 79 Ul 185 156 120 67