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Farewell Social to Mr. and Mrs. Hanley. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
Farewell Social to Mr. and Mrs. Hanley. MR. and MRS. W. T. Hani/EY were pleasantly entertained by their Harrlet ville friends at' a farewell social In the Public Hall on Saturday evening. The committee interested in the matter left nothing undone to ensure an enjoyable evening and at the same time give ^an expression of the high esteem in which they regarded their guests. There was a large public attendance, and the pro gramme arranged under the capable direction of Mr J. H. Jones, J.P., was gone through with such a joyous swing that the time passed with winged feet until "the wee sina' hours ayont the twal." The musical items Included some of our most popular and cherished airs, such aslvt Comiu* thro' the Rye," " Annie Laurie " and "The Last Rose of Sum mer." M Comin' thro\ the Rye" was deliciously sung by Miss Hobbs, while the others found an accomplished ex ponent in Miss Tavare. Their listeners did not fail to signify their cordial ap preciation of these old-time gems. Mr Tavar...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
bright Patriotic Committee. 0 AHE usual monthly meeting of above .yea held at the Shire Hall on Tuesday ; evening, those present being-Messrs ?J. Brogan (chairman), A. J. Showers, ?A. Miles, J. S. H. Walker, M. Stewart. And Rev. G. Brammall, hon. sec.- ifter formal business had been disposed of, consideration was given to the next faonthly ontertainment.-It was event ually decided to hold an open-air concert in the Rectory grounds on Friday, 23rd .ojst., and tfce matter of arranging a programme was left in the hands of iilessrd Walker, Dando, and K*tt.-The '.secretary was instructed to write letters condolence to Mrs Syphers, of Bright, tad Mrs Matthewe, of Running Greek, t-pnveying the sympathy of the committee .iv tV.fl loss of their RODS while on aotive ?&lt;smce. It was also agreed to invite the .. Wandiligong Brass Band to assist on the . ^(sQcert programma. BUSINESS NOTICES 'miM It's Hurry=up TI .Last 2 Days (TO-DAY and TO-MORROW) OS" WALKER BROS.' Marvellous how the S...
Red Cross Society. WANDIL[?]GONG BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
Red Cross Society. WANDIL1G0NG BRANCH. THE Wandiligong branch of above held a. basket picnic and towel afternoon at the Alpine Park on Wednesday afternoon, "ije day was delightful for outdoor i amusement, and in oonsequence there r -.vas a good attendance of members and ["..workers. The children indulged in * /Erioug games, and shortly after three j O'clock afternoon tea was served.. This j... -frae followed by tea to the children, and 1 in a number of ways the afternoon was p ^Sileasantly spent. The total number of i Wwels received was five dozen, which j- " sre valued approximately at £4 10/-a t'.'.-.Contribution which is very gratifying t. '.jnder the circumstances.
Imported Clergymen. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
Imported Clergymen. FOLLOWING on tho importation of an EiiglMi clergyman to fill the Anglican bishopric of Billarat, a minister has been brought "across the doep blue Bea1' to act as pastor of tho Collins Street Independent Church. The peculiar part of the Ballarat business is that when that city was first created tf 'y centre of an Anglican diocese, and"-? Dr. S. Thornton fetched from England to dis charge epiacopul functions, he proved anything but a success ; but when he re signed an Australian clergyman, in Dr A. Green, waa appointed his successor with very satisfactory and happy results. AB for the Collins Street appointment, ii seems a most extraordinary thing thai with the whole Commonowealth to selec' from an occupont for the pulpit of one of the Melbourne City churches cannot be found who is deemed worthy of ofterin); the position to.
About Our Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
About Our Soldiers. LIEUTENANT F. H. ROWE, of vv-nd diligong, came home on Saturday last for the uaual week-end holiday. Lieu tenant Rowe, who is engaged in organising work in the North East, left again on Monday morning, and h^pes to sail in the course of a month or two as a private. Private Stanley Quin is on final leave, and arrived ia Bright to BOB hia parents on Saturday afternron last. A couple of ChUtern solilierB, who had been out scouting in Egypt, got lost and had to camp out for the night. On the following day as they were returning to their lines, they came upon a Tommy who was on sentry duty. Seeing the Q pair he called, "Halt, who goes there?" One of the quick-witted Cbiltern boys replied, "Burke and Wills!" "Pass on, Australians!" answered the sentry. In a lengthy letter to his sister at Wandiligong (Mrs H. P- Richards), Lieutenant Alex. Wallace, says :-" Have not had a chance to drop you a line fur some time, but you will see by this that I am still going strong. We ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
MELBOURNE G. G. FOX, B.A., Ll/.R.. SOLICITOR. SAYAN -STJUSET, BKIGHT TBDST MONBYS TO LEND. MICHAEL P. RYAN, BARRISTER & SOLICITOR. Will visit BRIGHT every fortnight in future. May be seen at Star Hotel. Date of next Visit-12th FEBRUARY. AHERN &teWINEY Barristers and Solicitors, REID STREET, WAN.GARATTA Mr. M'Swiney, Commissioner for New South Wales. Trust and other Moneys to Lend. ~ DENTISTRY. G. A. Payne, L.D.S., Dentist C. E. Donnelly SMS?1 of Murphy-btreet, WANGARATTA, WILL visit Bright and Myrtleford every second week, and may b© consulted at Mrs. Abraham's Stai Hotel.-DATE OF NEXT VISIT : BRIGHT, Tuesdsy, January 16th, 4 to 10 p.m. MR.. E. TALBOT JOKES, DENTAL SURGEON, 94 COLLINS . ST., MELBOURNE, visits BRIGHT every two weeks. Gold filling, crown .work, painless extractions by laughing gas, cocaine, &c. Artificial teeth a speciality. NEXT VISIT-Alpine Hotel, Bright, Tuesday, February Gth, from 4.30 p.m.; all day, Wednesday, 7th. CREDIT FONCIER LOANS ON ...
The Open Column. [We do not necessarily identify ourselves [?] opinions expressed in these columns.] BRIGHT BRASS BAND. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
The Open Column. [NVedo^not necessarily identify our?eka* opinions expressed in these column*-] BRIGHT BRASS BAND. TO' THE EDITOR. SIR,-Allow ine a little space ill Ji columns to make a few femurks c» earning the above. It is now K2 months since tbis band disbaoded £ a term (if my memory is correct) of£ months. That term has long sines pired, and no signs of anything lite) start has been made to reorganise. have interviewed several of the memba; of the old band, with the result (bat esi and every man is anxious to have anotis, go; but, the trouble is this, there is a®; of the old bandsmen williDg to undertsfo, the responsibility of reorganisatfc because they had. suoh a hard, npl-,' fight to keep the band going as long *. they did and have tired of their uasssis'f-. endeavours. Seeing that the nwS, supplied on Saturday last by the ^ diligong Brass Band was so appreciate-: by all who were in the town, it seenisi shame that so much local talent sho'J* be wasted when there is approxima...
PRIVATE ARTHUR YEATES. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
PRIVATE ARTHUR YEATE3. It is our painful duty to record a death of another of our district hercs We refer to Private Arthur Yeatas, elis son of Mrs Henderson, formerly of Pc; punkah and now a resident of Moot; Ponds. Private Yeatea died of "sou:: on 16th January (his 21th birthday),!; general regret has been expressed fori) relatives in their sad bereaveae; Private Yeates enlisted verv early in n war. On the first occasion he was s jected on account of defective t5« . When the regulation was amended £ again offered his services, and was » cepted. He was a young map. ofgra : promise, and amongst his comrades . an excellent reputation for conscientw and straightforward dealing. For ay . years he worked at the bootmakmgtu-1 and in other capacities he was 3 tru-w and worthy servant. Private Yeates! s the 24th native of the shire who . given his life for Australia and the V pire.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
IN MEMORIAM. BEOWN.-In sad and loving remembrance of my dear wife, and loving mother of Jessie, Jean and Alice, and daughter fn-law of Mrs. J. Brown, who departed this life on February 3rd, 1916. Sleep OD, beloved, sleep, and take thy rest; Lay down thy bead upon thy Saviour's breast. We love thee well, but Jesus loves thee beat Good-night! Good-ni^ht I Good night! Calm ia thy slumber as an infant's sleep, But thou shalt wake no more to toil and weep. Thine is a per/ect rest-secure and deep Good-nij/ht I Good-night! Good-night! -Inserted by her loving husband, ohild children and mother-in-law. BRQWN.-In sad and loving memory of our dear daughter and sister, lizzie, who departed this life on 3rd February, 1916. Not now, but in the coming years It may be in the be tter land We'll read the meaning of our tears, And then, some time, we'll understand, -Inserted by her loving father, mother, sisters and brothers.
Died For Their Country. PRIVATE A. T. BRIGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
Died For Their Country. PRIVATE A. T. BRIGG3. ON Friday last the news was circale in Tawonga that Private A. T. Brira eldest son of Mr and Mra Thomas Briy: had died from an attack of pneunci in a London hospital on Sunday, £ January, and naturally much sympii: has been expressed for the bereaved rc'i tivea. Private Briggs, who was ate; years of age, was a fine manly jk fellow, and a general favorite on the rift He was ever ready to assist his naigtop in any capacity desired, and in oil directions he earned the goodwill ani» teem of a large circle nffiends Sb he enlisted, Private Briggs, with b brother, Private E. Briggs, has sps some time in England, but haB not s jiyed the belt of health. His broths: now in France, and is connected wis machine-gun section. As a mar's: respect to the departed hero, the ll«i the Shire Hall waB flown at half-mas'.: A'ednesday, and m»ny sympathetic: quiries were made by residents throe: out the town.
The Alpine Obserber. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND, 1917 [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
^he JUpme #bserb£r. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND, 1917 The attention of the publio generally is directed to an announcement made in another column by Messrs Ahem and M'Swiney, solicitors, of Wangaratta. Mr E. Talbot Jones, dental Burgeon, may be consulted on Tuesday next at the Alpine Hotel from 4 p.m. lo 9 p.m., and all day on Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Wandiligong Brass Band gave a splondid recital of popular music in the square opposite the Alpine Hotel on Saturday evening last. There was a large attendance of the publio, inoluding many visitors, and the musio rendered was greatly appreciated. The band, which numbered 20 strong, was under the baton of Mr Thos. Williams, and assistance was given by Mr A. Tojer. A collection was taken up by Mr A. E. West, on behalf of the looal Hod CroB3 Society, the sum of 9/2 being gathered in. Mr John Cleary, of Goorambat, a very well-known and respected resident of that looality, died on Sunday from inflammation of the lungs, supervening on t...
Bright Shire Volunteers. Men who are Serving their Country. OUR ROLL OF HONOR. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
Bright Shire Volunteers, Men who are Serving their Country. OUR ROLL OF HONOR. WE give below the list of those residents who are either fighting or on their way to fight for the Empire and freedom, to gether with those who are natives of the district but at the time of their enlistment were residing in other parts of the State Also a list of those heroes who have fallen in their country's cause : Died from Illness Ray Bl'Lean (Wandilifiong) G. D. Renton (Harrietville) A. T. Briggs (Tawongfi) Killed in Action F. B. Metcalfe (Bright) H. Honeychurcll (Wandiligons) G M'ftcil (Lower Bucktand) A- Murray (Freeburgb) W. A. V. Higgs (Bright) C. Pool (Pre burgh) A S. Attridge (Wandiligocg) C- CartllBW (Happy Valley) T PattOU Buffalo River) X. Willotlghby (Wyrtleford) K. Rothery (Slynleford) J- R. Slialberg (Bright) Alex Don (Harrietville) Joe Cribble (WcndiligoDg) A Joliuston (Bright) H, George (Bright) T. C. Grenness (Harrietville) A. E. JeSSUP (Porepunkah) H. Pople (Bright) J-151'Don aid (H...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MNINC AT BRIGHT. . REXONA, tho RapM I!«.i]«r, is a (lire cnomy to Eczema us veil as l-n .ill other skin diseases. i'.cxiMi.". will mako your ski» hoalthv, &lt;lo^(roy v.he gorms of the disease for over, r.nd cause t!io building up of .1 new akin tissue. A hot hath with TCexona Soap, gently anointing with Re.xona Ointment-a ploasant treatment. Hi'suU: Sleep quietly, - skin eoothod and howled, while soon . all trace of the disease leaves you. Yen: vare hoalthv. Eczema yields to the powerful hoaling influenco of Rexona, the Rapid Healer. Price, I/O and 3/-. "I have been troubled very much with ! Eczema on the leg, and have used many preparations, but derived no benefit therefrom," writes Mr. D. Cameron, 29 -Ann Street, Roslyn, Dunelin, N.Z. " Hearing of your Rexona Ointment and its healing virtues, I gave it a trial, and . am pleased to say that, aiter using a . number of so-callei e.srss, I at last found a quick and reliable remedy in Rexona Ointment. li...
Rainfall at Brigh[?] [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
Rainfall at Bright. FOLLOWING is the rain record in Bright for the past four years, and the present year up to the lGlh August. These figures have been kindly supplied by Mr. K. J. Del any : Month. January . February ... March April May June July August September October ... November.. December... 1913 1U14 1915. 191U 0.97, 0.53 0.29 2.42 6.10 9.G5 5.02 6.81 4.91 6.06 1.29 1. 33.69j-23.48 45.13 o4.GS 1.44 3.36 3.1o 0.96 3.67 2.26 6.17 8.22 7.77 5.03 5.38 6.66 2.05
Phases of the Moon, 1917. FEBROARY. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
Phases of the Moon, 1917. FEBROARY. tfali moon-7th Last quarter-15th New moo a-22nd MARCH. Firat quarier-1st Full moon-9th List quarter-16th New moon-23rd First quarter-30th APRIL. Full moon-7'h Last qurrter-15th New moon-22nd First quarter-29th MAY. Full moon-7th Last quarter-14th New moon-21st First quarter-29th JUNE. -. Fall moon-5th Last quarter-12th New moon-19th First quarter-28th JULY. Full moon-6th Last quarter.-11th New moon-19&lt;h First quarier-27th AUGUST. Full moon-3rd LaBt quarter-10th Now inoon-18th First quarier-26th SEPTEMBER. Full moon-l«t Last quarter-8th New moun-16ih Firat quarter-2-itk OOTOBEB. Full moon-1st L>8t quarter-8th New moon-16'h First quarier-24th Fall moon-30>h NOVEMBER. Last quarter-7th New moon-15th Firat quarter-22nd Full moon-29 th DEUEMBER. Last quarter-7th * New moon-J4>.h First quarter-21st Full inoon-28th
POPPING THE QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
POPPING THE QUESTION. IHe: "Is there any truth in the report I that you love me?" -. | :She:. "I must have notice of that question." iHe "Am -I ito understand &lt;that. some day the hon. member will do me the. honor of becoming my wife?" j She: "I can only say that the-mat 1 ter is receiving *my anxious considera-. tion," " . ? : IHe: "Without divulging information; I which might conceivably be of use to, j the enemy, -would it he, possible: to, give a plain affirmative.or-.negative,re-; ! ply to my question?" She: '"I am sorry, but> I am .afraid, that it would not be in.the public in-, terest to make a more/definite state ment on the .subject at .the ,present, juncture." iHe: "May I point out that .only a' week ago in this house direct encour-. agement was given by the .hon. , and. beautiful creature to a .proposition! which-1 laid before her, and--" She: "I can/only say that whatever words of encouragement. I may have, given on the occasion to which he re fers have eith...
Mining Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
Mining iio;es. FOLLOWING dredging returns hatt offl reported « for the week ended tejilll .last Ua sllsg Maori Queen top® Porepunkah 2te ® Ovens Valley (fortnight) ... will For the fortnight ended Friday luting!! O'ens Valley dredge averaged 301?few and won gold valued at £242. |§i The Maori Queen continues to highly remunerative yields. LasUjS&sSj was49^oz. . Rn|gg We have received from Mr H. G.Pw. formerly of Porepunkah, and now intondent for the Trong Tin N.I t Taiping, Perak, Malay State?, a cojj the "Malayan Tin and Rubber Jon^ This is a publication devoted to j raining and planting interests of Mi !tl and to those concerned is full of valnij information. In a letter accompany.""4 Mr Price says:-"Bucket dredgingt> this country is only in its infancy j It seeruB to be the general opinionu. as soon as the war is over there stills great many dredges put on prop^ that are now being v?ur'?ed by co, Ubor on the open cut system. 11 the big Chinese mine owners are ale inquir...
THE HISTORY OE THE APRON. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 2 February 1917
[ THE HISTORY OE THE APRON. i Those who have looked, down upon ;ho apron may . get an entirely new .dea of the subject after reading a :ew words -devoted .. to its history. 3The apron .has always held a high .and honored place in history, even as far back as in the Bible times, ;wlien .Elijah;-the Tishblte, wore an iBjihod or apron on great , religious oc casions. . iThe full skin 'leather apron, with straps around the. neclc and the waist, is a symbol of the black smith's trade, being of as much im portance to his occupation as his an vil and forge. The shoemaker wears ajshort leather apron, as a rule, tied at the waist line. Dockmen and longsuoremen have their burlap or gunnysack apron as their badge; but the barber of modern .times lias dis carded his time-honored apron of .fine-striped percale for the white linen or alpaca coat, and, in many : instan ces; the ' waiters in restaurants .ind hotels have, alsq discarded their ;aprons. The mattress - maker invariably wears an apron o...