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THE QUAIL SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
THE QUAIL SEASON. . Sportsmen who are prevented by law from shooting on Sundays are naturally perturbed at the fact that the opening of the quail season this year will be on a Sunday/- A cor respondent' has pointed put th;it numerous shooters who have care fully abided by the game laws - a-i'e now faced with the strong- .proba bility that oh the . onenins day the cream of the shooting will b; takoi: by otlioi-s whose consciences ar0 more elastic. Referring to the - qu^tiori, the cliief inspector of Game and Fish eries (.Mr Semmens). stated that this would be the third- season when March 1 had been fixed as the opening day. Hitherto the date for the opening- of tho season varied considerably, and persons brought before the police courts for having begun to shoot too soon often pleaded that they did not know the date was aiffoieut from that fixed for ' the previous season. It was thought that ah excuse should not bo pro vided by fluctuations }n1 the date, and therefore tho department ...
BOWLING FEATS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
BOWLING FEATS. ? J. Noble, playing' for St. Mary':; Club in the Brighton district cricket competition oh Saturday, did a won . iorfu. ]jcrformanco. Playing in the second sxad-e against Brighton Pres byterians, Noble took Bix wickets fo - no runs. ungnton l*res by tenuis ' mado 7 altogether. i \V. Holden, one of the North Mcl ? bourne team in the Protestant Alliance Friendly Society's competi- i '.ion, look the whole 10 wickcts for 23 runs against Melbourne. Last season he took ten wickets for 8 runs in an innings. This sea son Holden has taken seventy-s0ve:i wickets for an average cost of 1.2') i runs per wicket.
COUNTY COURTS. BEECHWORTH [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
COUNTY COOBT3. BEECH WORTH Thursday, February 12. Thursday, Slay 28. Tuesday, August 4. Thursday, October 1. BEN ALL A Tuesday, February 24. Wednesday, April 1. . Tuesday, July 7. Tuesday, September .1'. Wednesday, November 4. BRIGHT! Tuesday, April 7. Thursday, November 26, O'HILTERN Tuesday, February 10. Tuesday, May 2G. Thursday, August 6. Tuesday, November 24. WAN G All ATT A Thursday, February 26. Tnursday, April 2. Wednesday, June 24. Thursday, September 3. Thursday, December 3 WODONGA Tuesday, February 24. Thursday, May 14. Tnursday, August 27. Thursday, November 5.
GENERAL SESSIONS. BEECHWORTH [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
GENERAL SESSIONS. BEEOHWOETH- - Thursday, February 12. Thursday, May 28. Tuesday, August 4. Thursday, October , 1. BEX ALL A- . Tuesday, February 24. Wednesday, April 1. Tuesday, July 7. Tuesday, September 1. . Wednesday, November 4. WA N G Alt ATTA Thursday, February 26. Thursday, April 2. Wednesday, June 24. Thursday, September 3. Thursday, December 3.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
ROYAL MAIL LINE of COACHES. BRIGHT TO MOUNT BUFFALO* ~ WINTER TIME TABLE WIIEX PRACTICABLE. Leave Bright, Wednesday, Thurs |ds*y and Saturday, 9 a.m. Leave Buffalo, Wednesday, 4 p.m., §Friday, 9 a.m. ; Sunday, 2 p.m. [ BF.ECHWORTH AND CHILTERN. Leave Beechworth daily at 10 a.m. treturning from Gliiltarn at' 3.45 p.m., ton arrival of train from Albury. §Fare, 5s. BEECHWORTH AND YACKAN DANDAH. Leave Yackandandah daily at 11 a.m., due at Beechworth at 1.20 p.m. Returning from Beechworth daily at 1 p.m. Fare, 2s Gd. VODONGA AND TINTALDRA, VIA ; BUKROWVE, JINJIiLLIC AND j WALWA. i Leave Wodonga every Wednesday and Saturday at 5 a.m.j- returning jjrom Tintaidra every Monday and JTimrsdsy at 5 p.m. Faro £1 6s. ffALLAXGATTA &lt;t CORRYONG, VIA KOETONG AND CUDGEWA. Leaves Tallangatta daily at 6 a.m., Returning from Oorryong daily at 7 Fare, 15s. TALLANGATTA TO ESKDALE AND MITTA MITTA. [ Leaves Tallangatta daily at 7 a.m., returning from Mitta Mitta daily at a.m. ' MITTA MITTA AND SNO...
CLOSING HOUS FOR MAILS AT BEECHWOTH POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
VLOSING HOURS FOK MAILS AT ?HEKUHWOUTH POST OFFICE. Evcrton Railway Station, 'farrawingee lailvrav Station, bldorado, Travelling Post ffice, Wangaratta, lienalla, Melbourne, .25 a.m. daily. Everton Raiiway Station, Travelling }Q=t Office, Wangaratta, iielbourne, 2.36 '?m. ikily, Friday afternoon excepted. Ganstcd, Eurobin, Jlyrtleford, Bright,. Teiun.alj, Wandiligong, Ovens Vale, Msouay. Wednesday anil Saturday, ".2;&lt; : Tuesday, 2.3'J p.in., Ovens Vale seated; Friday, 6 p.m. Ovens Vale ex ''."mitha, ilurmmigee, Silver Creak, flat, Stanley, a ooragee, Yackau iu,; &lt;h, '.'.So p.m. daily 11 wished, Keids Creek, Hillsborough .J p.m. l'a'«uays, Thursdays and Satur ). D. rtC'lSON Vostmaster. and p «bii3tied by THOMAS K K. I'Uii Hl'IT at his offit-®, Lamp street, Beechworth, in the Stato ci Victoria, IorJthn Pro prietors, h. Porritt it O*.
ARRIVAL BEECHWOTH POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
? ALFFILVAL BEECHWORTH POST OFFICE. - Evrnon Railway Station; -Tarrawmgea lilwav, Eldorado, Travelling P;;St Office, 'angatatta, Melbourne, 2.20 p.ml', daily. Eterion Railway, W'angaratta, Travelling Post office, Benalla, Melbourne, -Monday, lV&lr.csday. Thursday, Saturday, -10.20 p.m. pueday. l 4.' p m.; Friday, 10134 p.m. GapseJ. Eurobiu, Myr'lcford, Porepun ah, Bright, Wandiligo'hg Ovens Vale, londay, Wednesday and Thursday, 3.S8 i m.; Tuesday, : 0.t2 p.m.; Fridays, 10.31 .; Saturday, -'.20 p.ur. Baarmutha, Slurmungee, Silver. Creek, urdle Flat, Stanley, Wooragee, Yackau ktidah, l.SO p.m. daily. Hillsborough, Woolslied, Ileid's Creek -EKday, Thursday, Saturday, 1,30 p.m.
CLOSE SEASONS, ETC., FOR GAME AND FISH & MINIMUM LEGAL WEIGHT OF FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
CLOSE SEASONS, ETC.,'FORi GAME AND FJSH.& MINI- j MUM LEGAL WEIGHT OF! FiSH. : " . ' T.i-t of game and-native game pro ia Victori> under the",second >.rA third achedaSe* to the Game Act THE WTUOLE YEAE.-All. Am trillion fauna ^Jrith the exception of :n.V-:f-5) in the National Parka and .I'uMic Oz-^ns, scanthizae or tits, boars (see; native bears), bee-eaters, bittern; Hack .cockatoos, black .-.?.ar.s, biack-tafled->or rock pebbler p.irrcts, bronze- winged and other ? ;:J pigeons, bustard or:wild turkey, Ca.)i:oi nian- quail, caterpillar-catoners, chats (-.ee ephttuannras), coach-whip birds, cranes ? (all-.birds known as cranes, such as herons/ egrets, etc., except the -native- companion or Aus : traiiar. eranej, ; cuckoos, cuckoo shrikes, curlews (see southern. stone plover, etc:), deer, doves (Java turtle), .loves (wild), egrets; (see cranes, etc.), emus, cphtliianora3-or-chats, fan-tails, iiy-catchera, frog mouth or podargus and mopokes, grsucalus family (all memb...
COST OF LIVING! Upward Trend Ceases. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
COST OP LIVING) Upward Trend Ceases. .4 return as to the cost of living ill Australia issued on Saturday by tho Commonwealth statistician (Mr G. H. Knibbs) statos that the up ward trend has ceased. In 1912 there 'was a rise of 10 per cent, in the cost of living', but figures for thirty towns and cities during 1913 give the same results as in 1912. | Prices of groceries and food were nearly 3 per cont. lower, and house rents nearly 6 per oent. higher in 1913 than in 1912. Tho general level of wholesale prices during the last quarter showed no change comparca with the preceding quarter. The results for tho whole of tho y-'ar showed that the large increase which occurred in 1912 in wholesale as well as retail prices was converted I into a decrease during 1913. The i increase in wholesale prices during . 1912 amounted to 17 per cent. I whoroaa during' 1913 they decreased ; 8 per cent. j
THE TENNIS ASSOCIATION. January 21. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
THE TENNIS ASSOCIATION. January 21. Alpine v. May. Day. Bcechworth v. Stanley. January 28. Stanley v. May Day. Bcechworth v. Alpine. Februery 4. Stanley v. Alpine. . May Day v. P-cechworth. February lb. t Alpine v. May Day. , .'* Bcechworth v. Stanley, February 25. . May Day v. Beechwortb. Stanley v. Alpine. March 4. Beechworth v. Alpine. Stanley v. May Day. March 18. May Day v. Alpine. Stanley v. Bcechworth. March 25. Alpine v. Bcechworth. May Day v. Stanley. April 1. Alpine v. Stanley. Eeechworth v. May Day. Hop picking is now in full swing at. Ovens Vale and employment is now given to close upon 300' hands -men, women and children. The crop is an exceptionally fine one, and a hop garden in full bearing is worth peeing. Diphtheria has again broken out fit. lower Buclcland. The school is closed and several families have '? (.oil attached. Unfortunately one lias so far proved fatal, that of ;! lad o-'.tne-i Alfred S'.iarp, son of; Mr anil ili-s C. Sharp, who was 11 years p r.;»se, ....
THE MAIN ROADS BOARD. Financial Workings of the Board. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
!EHE MAIN UOADS BO A ED. Financial .Workings of the Board. Very few people arc conversant with the ways of tho newly formed Main Boads .Board. In .fact,?many shires have a, dread of the awful re sults which will accrue from tho formation of such a body. But Mr M'Cormack, who was well known in this district through his connection with the Jit. Buffalo road, and who is now a member of tlie board, gave lucid explanation of the financialside of tho board workings when inter viewing the Bright Shire Council on Monday. As an example, Mr M'Cormack stated a contract was advertised by the shire and tenders received. These wore sent to the board for ap proval, and if satisfactory the work began. The contract being £2000, upon completion of the work the board would find the whole of tho money and during the following year the council would be called upon to pay 6 per cent, upon half the amount, .viz., £1000, or. £60 yearly for 3J years, making a total of £1890 for tho lot. The board during $ha...
MOON PHASES. January. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
MOON PHASES. - January. First quarter. Sunday, 4th Full mooni Jtiondy, 12th Last: quarter, Monday, 19th Newfmooh, Mon day 6th February. First quarter, Tuesday, 3rd. Full moon, Wednesday, 11th" Last;quarter, Tuesday,: 17th. New moon, Wednesday, 25th . March. , . . First quarter, Thursday, 5th Full mood; Thursday, 12th v Last quarter, Thursday, 19th New moon, Friday 27th April. * First quarter, Saturday, 4th Full moon, Friday, 10th Last quarter, Friday, 17th New moon, Saturday, 25th May. First quarter, Sunday, 3rd Full moon, Sunday, 10th Last quarter, Sunday, 17th New moon, Monday,-25th June First quarter, Tuesday, 2nd Full moon, Monday, 8th . Last quarter, Tuesday, 16th New moon, Wednesday, 24th
CLOSE SEASON FOR FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
CLOSI SEASON FOR FISH. Black Fish--From 1st September to loth December in each year (both Jates inclusive). Crayfish.-The whole year for all less than 9 inches in length, and for female crayfish from 1st June to 30th tiGvember (both dates inclusive m each year). English Trout.-Prom 1st May to 3 Let August in each year (both dates inclusive). Murray Bream, Murray Perch, Hurray Cod.-Frum 1st October to to 30th November in each year (both dates inclusive). Gippsland Perch.-From 1st August 30th November in each year (both dates inclusive).
Our Melbourne Letter THE BIRD MAN [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
Our Melbourne Letter THE BIRD MAN Mr Hawker and his biplane have given Melbourne a now sensation. It is truo wo Imvo had flying- men before but their specialty fieorr-ed to bo their inability to fly. In Sydney they have been more fortunate, but in Melbourne until th» advent of Mr Hawker wo had only two flying men. Ono certainly was able to fly since he negotiated several ilig-hls about the city and Geelong. He, however, required an enormous area of flat country for rising- and land ing purposes and, on tho wholo, his feats did not stir the imagination of the public. The either "bird man" who okayed a flight from the Mel bourne Oricket Ground where he had an enormous attendance was the mo6t. unqualified failure a=> ail aviator fclio world has known since Icarus jHis machine was unable .to rise higher than the top of the cricket ground fence over which the daring bird man hung and tumbled in ihe most undignified fasliion amid ' the jeere and laughter that pierced his Gallic heart w...
THIRST NO BAR TO INDUSTRY [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
THIRST JTO BAR TO INDUSTRY ' -At Colbinabbin, which is the ter minus of th© railway now being- laid in the Rochester district, there is an immense stack of prime wheat Un like many other wheat stacks in tho wheat-raising- area.?, die builders of this particular stack boast of their , temperance. The stack has K-cn raised four miles from the nearest hotel and while the builders gave vent to their fcoliugs regarding the warm weather their thirst was always quenched with draughts from tho big Waranga channel. Their particular wheat stack awaits the coming of the railway,, and also stands as a monu ment of enforced temperance z&lt;>al.
BUSH FIRES NEAR BEECHWORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
BC9H FIBES NEAR BEE0HW011TH. The picture show firm .which at tempted to reproduce "The last Days of rompM " its burning moun tains and awful destruction was for tunate in that it got its show over jn Beechworth before laat week as it was merely a flicker compared with'the fire which, aft ir burning on liie hills for several days, ran down into the flats of Woolshed early on Friday afternoon laBt a-nd caused the despatch or a messenger to Beech trorlh, six miles distant, -to inform the police that the houses were cn* danced and to summon assistance. At ;hout 2 30 the firebell was rung and a dozen or more firemen and others were, in a few minutes, on their way to the fire in a drag. Others Mowed later while helpers also hurried to the danger spot from Wooragec, Keid's Creek, Sebastopol and Chiltem. P&lt;> fi» ^ra; .no- fiercely from the foot of Mount SuUrloaf to about 100 yards from Mr John Finn's (formerly Mr Con sidine's) orchard, and from there njrht along the deep guUy ...
ST. JOHN'S WORT. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
ST. JOHN'S 'WORT. rrho Hon. A. A. Billion continue^ his efforts to bring- home lo the Watt Ministry a realisation of the urgent necessity which undoubtedly exists for Government action if sit John's Wort is to be combated before it lias utterly destroyed the pastures and the cultivation pa'ldocks of North Eastern Victoria. The following ;» a copy ol a letter which Mr Bilison has forwarded to the Premier : "Dear Mr Watt, "Amon? the weed pest3 whii»h afflict the State of Victoria none i9 so menacing- to the best interests of the entire community as St. John's Wort "The facility with which ji SD,ri(l, !^clr lowing from seed or roS the utter devastation it causes attacked by it being wn&reMT less) m injurious effect upo" X/,; and its t-nacity of life, demons^ in taie most forcible manner that tq eradication is vital to tlio Sr ?f State and must be undoit-.kJn by the Government with 03 l&u delay as possible, 0 "The application of the Thistle ,W against private owners unde...
A NEW WEAPON. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
A NEW WEAPON. In common' with other -district towns, snakes arc very numerous at Myrtleforrf this year (roports an exchangel). A great many have been. killed, and several narrow escapes from snake bite have bor-n reported. A large black snake was discovered crossing- the road neat* tin 'ocal post, office a.1; 0 o'clock on Thuif day ovening last, and the reptile was "despatched by tha light of the moon." The only wharf - labourer who1. di'I not turn up foi- tho'ovcrtfmv shift iit the Melbourne wharf one. night last w:-elc, was, it .subsequently, appeared fighting throe other men v'jso had called . him'^a blackleg."