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War Census. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 25 August 1915
War. eensaus From the Attorney-General's de partment, helbourne, we have re ceived the following, and we scar cely think it needs comment: Dear Sir.-- The War Census AcBt having been passed and the sched ules thereto approved, the procla mnation fixing the date for taking the census will shortly be issued. The matter is one of supreme national importance. The gravity of the present crsis needs no em phasis. It calls for the utmost effort of which each individal citi zen is capable; the utilisation of every resource at the disposal of the community. And this cannot be done withcut organisation. It is now, unhappily, only too pro bab!e that this dreadful war will continue for at least another year. It may be for much longer. What the future has in store for us all no man can say. But two things are certain-one, that we must con tinue to fight with every ounce of energy we possess; the other, that wve can do this only by a complete organisation of all our resources. By no other means c...
Local And General. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 25 August 1915
Locai Rd GGeneraL A .-'-.r you t-a not be pro . c - - s h of a perma : vV r atr to the di.sirict. mo st· im ant qucSLUo2, anId ._ pY?..- n"??ai m-y be ci~ared a rie. 2. :ar--rell proposes to aCddress , , edi?g in hE public ha!l on Sat - yrv,- -ir1t nret. You can't say 7 are .. hnteirested, because you re,, azz l stould attend the meet Tonight, at the'pnblic- hall, the parish social of All'SaintS' Church of England will e held., We know the young fol?,ias len l3iJooking ex pectantly forward :for1 the :outing, and there is certain4o:be a'large at tendance, Tomorrow.liglit: there should be a big attendance at the'Oiye? pub- 1 lic hall. The occasion is a meeting to discuss the advisability of form ing a home- defence league. T'he sche~ie will be explained to' you., On- 'Saturday night. two: publiki meetings are-to be held, and. both are important.. The first: is to dis cuss the seed wheat rebate; and the j second is to ".I' C. Wi.V?iarell:on the water question. . There is No Dlanger.~-T...
The Pops. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 25 August 1915
The Pops. Best program yet, was the unani- mous vote of the audience at the weekly entertainment on Friday night last. The Sons of Erin s Isle were catered for, and Mr. L. Cloonan proved a happy chairman. Opening with the National An- them, the program included items by Mrs. Rees, Mr. Rees (cornet), Mrs. Gillespie (encored twice),Mr. 'T. Summers and Miss Eileen Lynch (dances), Mr G. Valentine, Miss Ivy Robertson (a visitor from Mildura who scored two encores), Mr. Swan, Miss D. Irvine, Mr. Le Couteur, Miss B. Park and Mr. Steele. Five recruits were warmly welcomed to the stage, and the audience joined in heartily in the earnest prayer we know so well. The dance afterwards was splen- didly patronised, and the Scotsmen will be hard put to it to score over their brothers from across the water. Owing to the big night at Wal- peup on Friday, the usual weekly entertainment will not be held in Ouyen, and the Scotsmen will be in check until the following week. Mr. L. L. Cloonan states final...
Shire Deputation. SATISFACTORY RESULTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 25 August 1915
Shire Deptition. SATISFACTORY RESULTS. It is an accepted axion that money spent on a deputation is usually a profitable investment. This is not always so, but the rate- payers of Walpeup will find the following items regarding the. ef- forts of Crs. Pickering and Wilt- shire at Melbourne recently, of in- terest. First and foremost it is a, fair thing to say that throughout, the deputation was handsomely and courteously treated by the Hon. John Gray, M.L.A., and for part of the time, Mr. R. B. Rees, M.L.T C., also did that he could. The first question handled was that of the relief advances in cash, and it will be pleasing news to &nbsp; those affected to learn that such advances are to be repaid, in in-- stalments extending over seven years, at 4½ per cent: interest. The first payment on account of principal will be called for on 1st. February, 1917, but an instalment of interest is to be asked for a year earlier that is on 1st February next. The deputation also under stood ...
Tutye Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 25 August 1915
Tutye Topics; Kext Saturday week we are making a big effort to assist the wounded soldiers. Football, such as was never seen in the district: will fill in the afternoon; and at night-a social dance takes place in the hall. The footer game will be between combined teams of Linga and Tutye and Underbool and Bo- inka. and it will be a combat of giants. A collection is to be taken up on the ground, while for the dance at night, a charge of 2/is to be made. You will see all particu- lars in the advt. in another column, and don't forget that no contribu- tion can be too big for such a grand cause. Any useful article you may have will be gladly accep- ted and disposed of to best advan- tage The grand rain of Monday last suited splendidly and there is not a man in the whole district with out a smile today. There is going to be wheat this year, and plenty of it.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 25 August 1915
If They Have the Snuffes.-If your children have the snuffles, sore throat or watery eves, do not hesitate to give them a dose of Chamberlains cough remedy. Chamberlains cough remedy heads the list as the most effective treatment for coughs, colds, croup, whooping cough, and is the one remedy that can always be depended upon to give speedy relief Sold by merchants. TENDERS.-Tenders are invited up to &nbsp; &nbsp; 31st. inst., for 200 acres of rolling. &nbsp; Particulars at MAIL office. FOR SALE.-Several Strippers, all in good repair, various makes. Pur- chasers may inspect on application to R. Kriss, Lascelles. Terms Cash.--M'Cle- land, Barber & Co., Auctioneer, etc.. Birchip. OR SALE CHEAP.- Second-hand Deering Harvester, good order, only stripped 500 bags, terms; also second hand stripper.-C. F. Taggart, Walpeup. FOR SALE.-Two second-hand strip- pers, Braybrook (old pattern), and &nbsp; Rawling, in splendid working order. Neil Vallance, Walpe...
Walpeup Warbles. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 25 August 1915
Walpeup Warbles. - More practical patriotism was shown on Friday last; when a number'of Walpeup farmers gath ered together to help Mr. Paul Thomas-to get rid of the shoots on a little over 100 acres of crop; and thereby show their appreciation of the fact of his two sons,having volunteered to go to the front and &nbsp; fight in the ranks for freedom and &nbsp; justice. .About thirteen residents of the surrounding district turned up,.and making a good start in the morning and being all intent
Galah Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 25 August 1915
Galah concert. That Galah is by no means an unimportant siding on the Murray- ville line was exemplified on Wed- nesday night last. The occasion which calls for this remark was a concert and dance in aid of the Wounded Soldiers' Fund. When it is stated that £15 15/6 will be added, little criticism is needed. Visitors came along from Ouyen, Nunga, Kia, Walpeup and other localities, and Cr. Glen occupied, the chair. The response to the ap- peal for assistance at the concert was overwhelming, and any who were omitted from the list must not feel hurt, the slight, if any, being quite unintentional. The program was very lengthy, and em- braced items as follow:--Duet, Miss Florrie and Mr. Roy Rogers; song, Mr. Vines (with cornet obligato by Mr. Rees); recitation, Miss Glen ; song, Mrs. Gillespie; recitation, Mr. Jas. Ross (this gentlemen told the story of a Private Still, but the recruits were not disheartened); Tiega school children sang the Marsellaise like natives, and Miss Freeland los...
Walpeup Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 8 September 1915
walpeup Shire oenici. . At the ordinary meeting of the above body on Friday lkst, there were present Crs. Glen (president) Farrell, Piciering, Wiltshire, Mos sop, and Hecht. CORR?SPONDENCE. Contractor WV. A. Leach notified that he was starting work on his job at Redfern's hill. Bulla shire sent a resolution to the effect that in this National cri sis the Government and all public bodies should keep the wheels of industry going. The council is of opinion that the laying out of pretty gardens and lawns about the city of Melbourne is not com parable with the works of the country such as roads, waterworks and railways.--No action. B. H. Wray, and five other rate payers at Gunamalairy, asked that the hill between lots 9 and 10 in that parish receive attention, as owing to the poor quality rubbling the cover had cut through--Left in Cr. Wiltshire's hands. Wooroa Farmers' Progress As sociation asked thatthe road from Boinka tdwnship tab Bore 14 be grubbed half-a-chaini wide. It was also as...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 8 September 1915
BEREAVEMENT- NOTICE. .TR. and MRS. X.. A. L.EACH andt Family desire to ten-der sincere TH-ANKS to their-many friends for vi sits,. cards, letters, and telegrams, also thde Ouen branch of Catholic Federation and Onuyen Recruiting Committee, in their recent sad bereaverizent.
Nyang Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 8 September 1915
Nyang Notes. The monthly meeting of the Progress Association took place on Friday week, Mr. J. J. Foley in the chair. Cooperation with regard to the purchase of cornsacks was dis cussed, but deferred until next meeting.. Satisfaction was expres sed at the success of Mr. Mossop,s candidature for the seat at the council table. The council's re ciquest for advice with regard to the expenditure of the balance of the loan money, met with a prompt re sponse, and the reply and action thereon appear in the council re port in this. Questions were asked regarding Nyang's share of the last loan, complaint being made that this had not been .fully spent, and the secretary got instructions to mention this. The Hall committee fenced the ground and erected gates by means of a working bee last Saturday. Help yourself Is a good motto. The result of the Patriotic effort here was most satisfactory, It would be invidious to mention names, because all worked hard.to the common end. A plate oc scones 11/9...
Paignie Points. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 8 September 1915
Paignie Points. On Saturday, 2Sth uilt., a depn t.tion of farmers waited on-Mir. Crosb'e, district inspector tor wa ter supply, regarding repairs and improvements to various local dams. \Ir. Crosbie took careful note of the various requests, debated mat ters, and promised early attention. On:e question asked ot Mr Crosbie is worthy attention, especially by Mr. WV. Arbuckle, who had some thinz to saxv in the IMArr,. !st week. The auttestion was: If a settler st?s a :eedltul work on a silted up drain or broken embankment and repairs i:. would the commission pay a day's wages? Mr Crosbie's an swer was an emphatic Yes. The man on the spot with a shovel, es peciaiilly when it is raining, can pre vent a lot of water going to waste. Prospects are exceedingly bright, and a little more rain would ensu:e everything. The Sunday school anniversary on 19th inst., promises to be a big success After settling matters with the deputation of farmers, Mr. Crosbie asked those present to donate suffi. c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 8 September 1915
Mtc follring artc a f~ ru the xa=, tcs itmonialn received: om._?r t. C. o. ura?:Lck. Got-4uoc . a-ftcs "'I -ap cionscitnti o(r€- I' thet c iRVC UC\C1 Usi a more effecive Or .,4ttifac .%It'r. 1-?. l'tnc'.v 51i:dI~i\·~·. Andantlcu, T'olrittlu. n-ritc? : ?lL~oiiec.?,? a..ut I .'t?.'c~ tt Ilz-i?3 troug thc nuse oi" you.". ~Srcrxi~ft' Limntra-t.' de AL H-i. Sn--e-;icbh:ittCr. Steinfickl. writes: "'I hain aiWOays usel "Shmidtis l.iniimcnt' with t?.e gre?ttest suee-?-.. SrC.. CC. ,y- .LAdantLc. ,writes" "Thalnks to yoi" tilhntdtS 1.iuIine'Lt sy pony w-hich had :ickes its fetlock. ea_,, able to complete a journe.- nf 42 miate r aftr a tewapD!pi?cationsf" MrA.- FChristin. MoIrray Blridgc. writes: I have used S~hmi~dt'L?mien .?eforsevcral years antl have nlver knaowt :it to fail. Mr A-.Wi _ H .ckert.Tanu=da. writes:"It will always find ta ime where onle susesl7 Sold in bott!csatls tZ per post3s 3d. Ver costtoother States. 1st. BE9WAra OF IflITATIONS. e- en toed~er's Sand artd Colic F-wder the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 8 September 1915
Special Show oFI NEW SEASON'S GOODS AT Ellison Bros,, TAILORS AND OUTFITTERS, Rowe-street, Ouyen. Call and inspect our New and Up to-Date Range of Latest Suitings and Latest Novelties in Men's Wear Prices to suit all pockets. THE GLAD HAND awaits the well-tailored man, and our tailoring is the Best ! It is lust as easy to get the Best as the poorest, so call at once and leave your order with us. A fine display of Felt Hats in all styles, also a large and magnificent assortment of Latest Ties. IT'S YOUR M?OVE Now, so call and inspect our Stock at once. J. GREATZ. Fruiterer, Gr eengrocer, and Aerated Water Manu facturer. Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Always on Hand. Cool Drinks. D. FULLER, GENERAL CARRIER, LL GOODS left in my care S Promptly and Carefully Delivered. J. J. NULTY, CARRIER, ETC., Walpeup. All Goods left in my charge Promptly AttendeA To. PNo Waiting for a Shave AT Smith's Kiora Hairdressing Saloon. (Next Waters' Hotel). RownE-STRaeT, - Oux0r Cleanliness Civility, and Est of...
The Roll of Honor. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 8 September 1915
The Roll of Honor. The South will wake to a mighty change ere a hundred years are done. With arsenals west of the mountain range and every spur its gun. And man/ a rickety son of a gun, on the tides of the future tossed, Will tell how battles were really won, that history says were lost. Ther'll tell the tales of the nights before and the tales of the ship and fort Till the sons of Australia take to war as I their fathers did to sport. -Henry Lawson.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 8 September 1915
When sore throat, cough, or cold assails, You'll find one treatment never fails ; 'Tis fragrant, certain, sbothing, sure, World-famous Woods' Poppermint Cure. In every home it comes to stay, Its patrons multiply each day ; Once used all other they abjure, Preferring Woods' Peppermint Cure. Fear of Nasty Medicine.-Thie fear of having to take nasty medicine causes mnny a child to hide irregularity of the bowels . 2hamberlains Tablts- are so pleasant and easy to take, and so free from harsh effects that they can he given with:safety to children. Every mother shouid keep Chanmberlains tablets in her medecine chest. Sold by all store keepers. /OST.- Ouyen Football Aissociation Gorld Medal, 1914. Findter please return to J. Willoughby, MIar t Office. H ORSES taken in to graze. Apply W1. WNattrass, "Clearfield," Ouyen. TDTPIA Meeting to form a branch i .LL.I. of the Political Labor Council will .be held in Mrs. G. Harris' Dining Rooms at 8 p.m. on Wednesdav 15th inst. All Laborites request...
PTE. EDWARD LEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 8 September 1915
PTE. EDWARD LEAR. Still another lad, well known in this district, has answered the eter nal call. Pte. E~dward Lear (the popular Eddie of the Timberoo football team), who was reported wounded some time ago, has suc cumbed. When the first call for volunteers was made Eddie joined the colors, and almost the first de tachment to go included him in the ranks. Game as they make them, we know he upheld his end as a soldier, and now his name is added to the roll of heroes who strove against the iron heel of Kaiserdom. Every lover of football in the dis trict knew him, but it was not only as a footballer that he was popular. His personalty was such as to make him a general favorite. His bro ther is Mr. C. G. Lear, of Yel!um jip, and to his widowed mother (who lives at Cavendish, in the Western District), his brothers and sisters we extend the hand of sin cere sympathy, but at the same time glory in the deeds which wdn him such a death. In a recently published list ap. pears the name of Pte....
Electing A President. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 8 September 1915
Electing A President. Prior to the ordinarv meeti'g cf Walpeup shire coanci o1 Fridayv night, the business of electing a president for the ensuinr ter in was dealt with. The new occupants of seats--Crs- i Farrell and Mossop-were duiy i sworn. and Cr. Viltshire was vo ted to the chair. Crs Pickering, Glen. iHcht andl and the chairman each e-~ terded a hearty welcome to the newly elc- I ted councillors, and those gent.e men suitably responded. On the question of the president's allowance. all those with experi ence were unanimous in expres.ing i the opinion that hitherto it had i not been sufficient. On the other hand, it was acknowledged that if the usual 3 per cent. was granted this year, then the new occupant would have no cause to complain. Cr. Wiltshire said at present, each couicillor lost two days a month in attending the ordinary meetings and at least that much time could be added for special meetings and other calls. That meant two months in each year, and he did not think it...
Mail Time Table. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 8 September 1915
MIail Time Table. The revised time table of mails received at, and despatched from The local Post Office. is as follow: MELBOURE LINE--Mails close for Woomelang. Birchip, Watchem, Donald, St. Arnaud, Maryborough, and Melbourne at 8.30 p.m., on M•onday. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Nunga, Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8.30 p.m. Mildura, Monday, Tues day, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, at 8.30 p.m. Mails are received from Mel bourne, M"aryborough, St. Arnaud, Donaid, Watchem, Birchip. and Xoomelai!g at 2.30 a.m. on Tues day, Wednesday, Thursday, Fri day and Saturday. Nu:ga, Tues day," Wednesday, and F;riday, at 2.30 a.m. Mildura, Monday, Tues day, Wednesday, 'Thursday, and Friday, at 9.20 p.m. MURRA vIILLE LrNE-Mails close for Tiega, Galab, Walpeup, Nyang Underbcol, Linga, Boinka, Tutye, Cowangie, Danyo and Murrayville, at8.15 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and at 12.45 p.m. on Saturday. Paignie, Tuesday and Thursday at 8"15 a.m. Mails are received from Murrayr ville, Dan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 8 September 1915
Ouyen Stores and Building SYards are SECOND TO NONE. BEN. OKE,, Ouyen and Walpeup. L. KENNEDY Blacksmnith and Wheelwright, OKE-STREET, OU\ EN. Stripper Combs a Specialty. IlcuC:-s ¢o ?,n: -? ~?s? ,,? l?YE ,;,E, , COL GCOO' ?, . ..,. C 'L-S -" Mildura Timber, Iron & Brick Yards. LOORING, Limng, Weather boards, Oregon, Shelving, Moiouldings, Doors, Sashes. G.C. Iron, Plain Iron, Spouting, Ridge iug, Downpipe, Cement. Lime, Ericks, Drain Tiles, Nails. Tool and Ironmongeries, Etc., Cypress Pine, Flooring, Lining, Weather hboards, S. RIS~Y, PTY. L'D. Mildura. ADVERTISE IN THE Ouyen Nlail. The Only Paper Printed in the Shire of Walpeup. J. P. Britt, General Commission Agent, OUYEN. Agent For MTanures. AGENT FOR: JOHN DARLING & SON, Wheat' Buyers. Wheat bought in ant quantity for spot cash. Wheat: stored for 12 months free of charge. Cornsacks sold at current rates. NEW ZEALAND INSURANCE CO. Fire, Marine, Accident. Sick ness, and Live Stock. H. V. M,KAv's Famous Farrn Imple...