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CAMT BROKEN UP. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
CAMT BROKEN Owing to the continued heat and tho danger of fires it has been found necessary to bring- the camp of the Royal Australian Keld Artillery at Soyinour to a close much sooner than was expected. Tho mon arrived on February Its, and the weather has been intensely hot, but the men nave stood it woD, and have engaged in exercise ?work and manoeuvring-, Tho more serious part of the annual train ing-that ol field-firing practice with 181b. quick-firing guns, could not be undertaken. The grass in the vicinity of the camp is long and dry, awl it would be dangerous to use the cannon. In view of this an order has been issued for tho breaking-up of the camp which took place 011 Monday, when tho artillery men returned to Melbourne by roau. Tiiis is one of the worst admissioni. of weakness of which we have rend. Bush flr.:s do not get going so quickly in places whore there. are large bodies of men prepared to fight them av to justify the abandonment of ahy part of the practice." If our...
CONDENSATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
CONDENSATIONS. i At Queen Victoria Park to-morrow 1 (Wednesday) night a high-class lot . of pictures will bo screened. The star picture will bo' ".The White Slave,'' | In response to representations made ' through Air A.^A. Billson, M.L.A., to the Minister for Public Works by Mr A, B/' Carlo(v, correspondent of the .Barnawartna ^'school committee, in reference to having- hylopla'to and new tanks supplied for the remodelled school at Barnawai'tha, the request has boon acceded to. The hyloplato is to "take the place of the old black boards and easels, and is a great , improvement. ' By . the -will of William Barr McLeoa, late of Clear Creek, El ! dorado, farmer, who died on Do ! cember 5, estate valued at £13095 ' is bequeathed to his 'widow. | Mr James Mitchell, Tabletop sta . tion, Albury. has given a second do i nation of £1000 towards the pro i posed new hospital at Albury. ?Referring to the utterly ridiculous I provisions of the Workers' Compen sation Act, a coiTespondent to a Me...
STRANGE DISEASE IN TOMATOES [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
STOAXGE DISEASE IN TOMATOES A d's asc caus:n f consi'.erable an xiety anion? some of the tomato growers of die district has been re ceiving- particular attention by Mr \V. H. Spinks, the local fniit in spector (says the Young "AVitness," N.S.W.). A quantity of fruit in fected with the disease and also por tions of the bushes were sent to the bureau of microbiology for examina tion by the biologist to ascertain whether the disease" was a fungus or a bacterial one. The nature of the aisease is a wry hard core in the fruit, which renders it valueless. A good indication of its presence in a crop is the unhealthy upright and deformed appearance" of the bushes ?and-the-time the main crop is ripen ing. The result of the examination which has been conducted by ttie biologist revtals very little. Tiio disease so far has the scientific staff puzzled, but it is very likely the ? cause, of the disease will shortly be unravelled, as the inspector has "been instructed to obtain . further informa ...
BEECHWORTH TENNIS CLUB. PRESENTATION TO MR AND MISS HANNAFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
BKECHWORTU TENNIS : . ? .' . CLUB.i... . ' PRESENTATION TO MB AND MISS HANNAFOEO. .On Saturday .afternoon' last mem bers of Beechworth, .Tennis Club as sembled in goodly ' numbers at' tlio courts to do honour to Mr Hanna ford, the club president, and Miss Hannaford who are about fo leave Beecliwortli. Tennis was played for a couple of hours) then afternoon tea was served by tho ladies, Mr M. P. Ryan said that as one of tho . vico-prcsidents, he had been asked to say a few, words in regard to Mr Hannaford', In British poli tics they had a statesman known as the "Grand Old Man/' and in Beech worth they had tue good fortune and privilege to have one who de served well the title P' tho Grand Old Man in tennis' in Mr Hannaford. (Hear, hear). For one-third of a. century they had had him with tin m and if that did no ton title him to the term Grand Old Man he did not know what it meant. His connection \yith the club had not bien perfunctory as tliey could not have, had a better supporter o...
SCALP TROUBLE MADE HAIR FALL OUT. Zam-Buk Stopped the Itching and Completely Cured Spreading Sores and Ringworm. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
SCALP TROUBLE MADE HAIR FALL OUT. Zzm-Bnlc Stopped the Itching and Completely Cnred Spreading Sores and Ringworm. A severe case of child's scab* pores, which caused the parents much anxiety, has been perfectly .cored by Zam-Bnk in the homo of Mr and Mrs M. Johns, of IS"! Palmerston Street, Carlton, Mel bonrne. Telling how Zam-Buk rescued her child from awful disfigure ment, Mrs John3 said :-" My little girl, Constance, was attacked by a nasty eruption which brok ; ont all over her head. The sores discharged, and wherever matter -went fresh sores appeared. This spreading disease cauped awful sunering, as th« itching wa3 almost unbearable. Her hair came ofi with the sore&lt;= and although I got a lotion and applied it the disease continued to spread. "Then we started using Zam Buk, which took effect right away. It. drew out all bad matter and ?soothed the itching and irritation. The spreading was arrested and the sorts grada'.ly died away. In the end Zam-Buk completely c^red C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
LOST. T -IDY'S BLACK HANDBAG, con 1 -t taining jewellery, three railway tickets, and about 20s in silver, on Sunday last between Lake Ivci'ferd and Stanley, or on road from Stanley to Beechworth. Finder rewarded Qn returning same to E. .ROGERS, Plumber, I Boechworth. - Thursday, February 26. FEDERAL HALL. THE COLOSSAL PHODOCTION QUO VADIS The Picture that has Broken all Aus-' tralian liecords. Is fid, Is 6d and n few rows at lu. It. C L U H K, AUCTIONEER, HAS a CASH BUYER for COTTAGE 5 or 6 rooms. Any person wanting to sell apply ro R. CLUNE, Warden's Hotel, Beechworth. United Sliire of Beechwortb. NOTICE TO RATE DEFAULT TERS, ETC. ftLL RATES and other MONIES ft DUE and OWING to 30th September, 1913, must be PAID not later than the 28th INST. Legal proceedings will be taken after that date for recovery of un paid amounts. J. W. MORTON. Secretary. Horticultural Show. WILL bo hold in the Federal Hall, Bconhwoith, on WED NESDAY, 11th MAKCH, 1914. ENTRIES CLOSE with Mr John Hotelier oil...
DISTRICT COURTS PETTY SESSION'S [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
DISTRICT COURTS PETTY SESSION'S Beechrcorth, daiJy. Benalla, daily. Eethunga, every Wednesday. Chiltern, cverx Monday, Wednes day and Friday. Eldorado, every Wednesday. Hutherglen, every Tuesday and Friday. Taliangatta, every Wednesday. Wodonga, every Thursday. Wangaratta, daUy. . Vahgunyaii, every second Friday.
BEECHWORTH MARKET REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 24 February 1914
EEECHWORTH MARKET REPORT Thomas Gmdale, of the old estab lished poultry and produce market, Ford street, reports having gold at bis usnai weekly sale on Friday : Fawls, 2s 6d to 3s 94 pair Chickens, Is 3d to *ls 6d pair Uue>iin-;v 2s to pair Roosters, 2s to 3s 9d pair Pair canaries and cage, as 6d "Apples, 2? to 2j 6d half-case Peachcs, 53 to 7s case ; 3d to 4d lb. Plums, 2s half-case , Tomatoes. 3s 6d case ; 2d lb. Frcnch beans, 2d to. 3d lb. Beetroot, Id each Pumpkins, OJ to Is 6i each M,-;rroi'/s, 4d to Is each . Turks caps, 9d to Is 3d each Cucumbejs, 3d, 21, 3d each fi rapes, 2d lb. Onions, Id to lid lb. Picklin? onions, 2d lb. PoUsto'-s 1/3 6d to Is 9d* o.uarter Figs, 2d lb. Black currants, 4d lb. Rabbits, dressed, 6d pair E'.'ps, lOd ,doz. Honey, 9d bottle 3
SCARCITY OF WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
SCARCITY OF WATER. It was evident that another af fliction coincident with the drought should be a diminution of the water supply in various places in which the supply was inadequate or contam inated. Wo read of some people, oven in a Melbourne suburb, washing in soda water and boiling potatoes, in ringer beer, but this is surely a humorous exaggeration, reminding One o! the back-block bank manager who was said to have performed his morn ing ablutions with two 'bottles of aerated waters and shaved himself with the aid of another. This was an aristocratic resource. The common people would haVc had to utilise the more plebeian beer, that is if they did not, as i3 probable, prefer to ir rigate their throats with it. sfc A A *
THE FIRE FIEND. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
THE FIRE FIEND. ?Hie prolonged dry -weather ha.? na turally been the prolific cause of ex tensive grass fires throughout this State and from all parts come dismal stories of homesteads destroyed, pas tures denuded, valuable forest timber consumed and stock sacrificed in the fiery tempest. Although BeeChworth is practically immune from attack, the surrounding district has Buffered considerably, but it is satisfactory to know that whenever an appeal for help reached the town it met with a roady response from a host of volunteers. Some delay has oc curred from the want of somo respon sible body to direct operations and it would be advisable to have this mat ter settled so that organised efforts can bo made promptly in the futul*. ilt i ili i
THE WEEK. AT HOME AND ABROAD. THE WEATHER [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
THE WEEK. 4T HOMB AND ABROAD. 3HE WEATHER That- mythical personage, the clerk of the weather, is apparently fond of .1 practical joke. On Wednesday masses ot cumuli gradually piled up and as the sun went down there Were hopes of a thunderstorm with a good soaking downpour. Presently there was a flash of lightning and a roll of thunder, followed by a few drops of rain-and that was all. Still we may hope that this is a kind of mild notification of an impending change. If so the sooner it eventuates thj> better for all concerned. Ther0 hav® I been heavy falls in Queensland and New South Wales, from two to six inches in places, ao our turn snay come 6con. We can only wait and hopo. . K K H tt
CRICKET. M.C.C. v. Rutherglen District (15) [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
CJICKET. M.O.C. v. Rutherglon District (15) This two-day match was continued on the Melbourne Crickci tn-ound on Tuesday. Over night Rutlierglen had batted for 273, and M.C.C. had lost three wickets for 107 runs. Re suming their innings M.C.C. were dis posed of for 210 runs. Rutherglea won on tho first innings by 57. By arrangement half-time waspiayca in the second innings. Rutlierglen scored 12 / runs, M.CC. making lo7. The cliiof scorers for Ruther-'lcn wer» Sullivan 83 and 65, Clifford 24 ana 1, Martin 177, O'Neill 24: Hiskens 24 and 14 not out, Kerr 17, Baxter 18, Bi-ennon 13; M.C.C.-McCrystal 45 and 22, Horan 65 and 14 (not out), H. Donahoo 38, Hobart 49 (not out) ana' 10, Vaughan 26, Farrell lti. Sholl 41, Eeles 34. H. Donalioo eight ! "Rickets for 75 and two for IS, Far j rell two for 44 and one for 32. Prop sting one for 8 and one for 2.">, Eeles three for 25, Hobart one for 11, Oliver tiro for 11 were the bowlere for M.C.C., and for Butherglen. Bax ter four for 70 and tw...
THE HOWLONG-BARNAWARTHA RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
THE HOWLO^G.BARN'AWAHTHA RAILWAY. The wheat farmers and wool grew ors of the Riverina round and beyond Howlonfr have long1 wished to have their district connected with the Vic torian Railways. Mr David Rc-id is the secretary o! the movement, and lie recently con ferred with Mr J. Bowser, M.L.A., to arrange for a deputation of fif teen representatives from Ncw South Wales to the Victorian Minister for Railways (Hon. D. Mackinnon.) Replying to the request the Minis ter wrote on Monday that he " will be happy to see the members of th^ Howlong and Border District Rail way Leagues with reference to the proposed ralway connect'on between Howlong- and the Victorian Bail ways, on 'Wednesday, 18th March, at 12 noon at the Railway Offices, Spen cer street.' There is an area of 100,000 acres of wheat land, all under production, in the district' round Howlon?, 'and the whole of the outlying district bttweon that place 3nd Broeklesby nill be available on each Side. Tti^ market for this district ...
AUSTRALIAN WOMENS' NATIONAL LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
AUSTRALIAN iWOMENS' NAUIONAL LEAGUE. The monthly meeting of the Beech .worth branch took the form of a farewell to Miss Hannaford, one of the vice-presidents, at th© Town Hall on Tuesday afternoon. The hall was beautifully decorated for the oc casion by the members of the mittee in the colours? of the league purple and: gold. There were about one hundred members present and Humorous apologies were received from membore who were unabln to attend. lire Cameron, prosident, occupied tho chair and very feelingly "t pressed tlie regret felt bv " every' member at tlie branch at Miss Han nafor&lt;Ts departure and paid a hint tribute to her ability as a leader in tho work, remarking how hard a matter it would be to Gil hor place. Miss Hannaford gave a very im pressive and earnest address, urging the members to put forth every effort to increase their numbers, to work unitedly for the -Liberal cause Sho pointed how much the united efforts of a big organisation like the Australian Wome...
MAYDAY TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
MAYDAY TENNIS CLUB. The following is the draw for the first round in the competition /or the President's gold medal and Mr R, B. Barnes trophies : Gent's Singles. V. Wooding 30 behind v. B. An derson 15 behind. H. C. Finnis 30 behind v. P. Allen 30.5 behind. J Fox 40 behind v. A. Marks scr. H. Ciemens 15 behind v. B. Harvey sol a.teh. I'\ Dunn 40 behind v. E. Hard ing scr. Rev. Roberts 30 behind v. E. Harvey 15 behind. H. Trudg-eorii' roc. 15 v. N. Camer on 15 behind. W, Dunn 40 behind v. J. Hodge, Jun., scr. Ladies' Singles. L Phillips scr. v. B. Allen 15 behind. .Mis Campbell 15 behind v. K. McMillan rec. 15. .\ joung 30 behind v. M. Marum rec. 15. ? . , G. Cameron 30 behind v. R. Robin- . son rcc. 30. ' E. Hodgo rec. 15 v. J. O'Brien rec 15. v M, Crook 15 behind v. E. Mc Master rcc 15. T O'Brien scr. v. A. Longmoro rec. 15. F. Walton 30 behind v. Q.Cameron 15 bohind. B. Young 15 behind v. W. Leslie per. F. Knight rec. 15 v. G. Sem mens scr. 1. Harding 15 behind v. Mrs Cj moron 30...
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF TRAINS. BEECHWORTH TO YACKANDANDAH [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
ARR^?l4iiiJ^*iJ*EPARTURli OF TRAINS. i BEEOHWORTH TO YACKANDANDAIf On Mondays and Wedneidays a train I leaves Beechworth at 2.40 p.m. and reached Yackandandab at 8.20. " On Thursays a' train loaves-Befchwort" 10.3 a.m. and arrives at Yackandandah 10.42 a.m. ' EVERTON TO . YAOKANDANDAH - AND BACK. " OnThnrsdaysonly a mixed train leaves Krorton for Yackandandah at 9,65 a,m~ reaches Beechworth at 9.43 a.m., leaves Beechworth at 10,3 a.m., reaches Yactcan dandah at 10.42 and leavet at 11.45 (or Beechworth arriving at 12.35 and at 1.11. arrives at Everton. YACKANDANDAH TO MELBOURNE On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturday (only) a mixed train leaves Vackandandab at 7.0 a.m. and arrivea at Beechworth at 7.61. It leaves Beechworth at 8.10, reacbe Wangaratta at 9.18, and catching tbe ex press at Wangaratta at 9.38 reaches Uel bonrne at 1.S0. BEECHWORTH TO MELBOURNE. A train leaves Beechworth daily at 8»1 o B,m., leaves Bverton at 8 .45 a.m., Beech worth Jnnction at 9.10 a.m, and ar rives at Wan...
THE NEW STATIONMASTER. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
THE NEW STATIONMASTER. An exchange reports as follows respecting' the new stationmaster at Beechworth " Mr O'Donoghuc, sta tion master at Yarrawonga for the past "two or three years, has been promoted to the charge of the Beech worth station, and left Yarrawonga on Tuesday last for his now sphere of action. Mr O'Donoghuo was a most obliging and courteous officer, and his departure from Yarrawonga is much regretted by persons doing business with the station. Mr O'Donoghue previous to his appoint ment to Yarrawonga was station master at Rutherglen."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
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