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EMPIRE BALL TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY NEXT [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
r EMPIRE BALE TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY NEXT' ARRANGEMENTS afort the fr tihL coming.Empire ?all,; are ;well In lind and, all matters :: n ;'conneetion, with this annunl function woero In amied at ta ,meeting hehol yesterday. The ball will'be hel??l in thei Shire Hall on May 24thL (Empire Day), and there will be a huffet Hupper In the Memori'al H4 iall' :Bridge willl- e played .In the .ipetaira meeting, room,' Meqmorlial .lall} Players. are : reques-,: eA to l'jnd in' thelr nrmeo'ot fMrW 7;; T. .rown. ,. temboers of the WVomen's Auxiliary R.S.L., who have not already made a' donation are requested to provide a nake for the supper The proceeds are In aid of Itle mionalla 'Soldlers' Melmorlal -tall and Public Library. .
IMPROVING MERRIWA PARK CRICKET OVAL SUGGESTED. THAT ENGLISH TEAM MIGHT BE INVITED. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
IMPROVING MERRIWA S PARK CRICKET OVAL SUGGESTED. THAT ENGLISH TEAM MIGHT BE INVITED. T meeting of the Wangaratta Borough 'Councill on Monday night , Cr Campbell drew attention to the council's long range schpme for Merrlwa park. The proposal was to establish an oval in the park,, and he contended that the Cricket Club should be interested In order that a cricket pitch might be put down there. They should have the oval ready for the next visit of the Eng lish cricketers to Australia so that th team could be Invited to Wangaratta. He moved that the local Cricket Ae soclalon be communicated with and asked Its view of the possibilities of the grounds for cricket. He felt that Wangaratta had a right to receive a 'visit from the English Eleven Cr Nolan said that Cr. Campbell's remarks were certainly refreshing. He had always visuallsed Merrlw/n park as the best spot In Australia where cricket could be played. They had instructed their engineer to submit a proposal, and Mr Morrison said he...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
FOR BETTER BABY WEAR -u-urn---.-m Aerial Pageant i: SATURDAY, JUNE 4 To Commemorate the Open ing of hemaall's New Aerodrome by BY ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE "?I.TROY AL' VICTORIAN AERO 'CLUB, AND PRIVATE PLANES THRILLING DISPLAY OF ACROBATICS ADMISSION - Gents 2/, Ladies 1/6 Children 6-16 years, 6d; under 6, Free. RAILWAY EXCURSION FARES Wednesday & Thursday MAY 25 & 26 S Benalla Talkies PRESENT THE GREATEST ARRAY OF ARTISTS EVER BROUGHT TO THE SCREEN - 16 ACTS IN A REVUE - "CALLING ALL STARS" • •- HEADED BY LARRY ADLER THE MOUTH ORGAN VIRTUOSO FLOTSAM AND JETSAM .IAMBROSE AND.., ORCHESTRA NICHOLAS BROTHERS TURNER THE BEGA BILLY LAYTON FOUR BENNETT THE BUCK AND THE TWELVE WHIRLWIND SKATERS . BUBBLES ARISTOCRATS A Cast of 64 irnt?e Show, full of Fun, Fast and Furious Greater than any "Tont Show," Greator than any "Staog Show."' Big Stars in a Big Picture. 'LSO 'THE GRIPPING PRISON STORY x "ALCATRAZ ISALND" Ne' Australlan : RY MAGUIRE SHORT AND AUSTRALIAN NEWS, Book yo...
Infectious Diseases Group [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
Infectious Diseases Group Mr T. C Munt7 t own clerk, ~Van garatta, infornmed -hbrough "councillors on Monday night that the :.onallia Shire - Council considered its:o allocan tion of £400 'for'joining rthey group, too high;.and askedltor.a conference Vwith other; members of .the group :.,= l''i matter has .been ,eferred to other municipalities intereoted.
BADDAGINNIE RESIDENTS HONORED WELCOME HOME TO NEWLYWEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
BADDAGINNIE RESIDENTS HONORED : ! WELCOME HOME TO NEWLY. ," WEDS. A VERY, pleasant function was hold ,at the, Baddaglnnio Hall on' Sat :urday, 7tlii May, when about'160 local resldents met for 'th'e blject'of` ten-! dering -a combhlef l ' kltch'on! -teaoand. welcome homed to rlr, and ':Mrs W. .Nic.olsonh who wore nmarrie'd' about 'a fortnight ago : A presentation of a versy". large number .'of gifts of :value wavl;',o de hy: Cr. F A..', :Cook, >it.LL,;;t?;ý.ý ý" ' The- proceedings took thefnorm of. dancing,: chioely,:; Interspersed "with ,dancing Items:by Ethel Vlncent ,(Irish reel and Irish jig), Imold~ Carey, song ?nd dance; -and.- Jean M:,-McEwan; TeTio efforts "of thse smanll artists were most enthuslastlcally receivdl. 'Tho muslc was supplied ~hy .-Miss Kath -Perkin.s (piano);, 'who :;.wan?, ably: as lasted'by: Mrs D McPherson In making the . presentation, ;Mr Cook1': sld: that the ocnasion differed from. moot functionlsof its kind,: In asumii,as: it was?ot a send off,i but ...
BENALLA TALKIES BRIGHT SHOW NEXT WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
BENALLA TALKIES BRIGHT SHOW NEXT WEEK. THE cream* of English and Ameri can revue artists will appear In "Callcng All Stars," on Wednesday and Thursday next, and it s a show that everyone should see. Silly Billy Bennett Is a show by himself, but the same could be said of nearly every one of the artists. The story opens in a record factory, and the audience is about to' hear the recordings when somebody breaks them, the artists then-well go along and see for your self what actually happens. It is the first time ',that all the vaudeville stars have appeared toget her on one program. SThe Aisthallan .film actress, Mary A4aqut'e, aPepF?u ,Q tah ,,upperý
MILITIA NEWS 58th BATTALION. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
MILITIA NEWS 56th BATTALION.' THE members of ,the 68th Battalion Militia spent a very interesting day on the local riflo range on Satur day. The programmo, included the completion of the annual courses in small arms, rifle and Lewis gun, fir ing grenades from the rifle, and judg Ing distance tests. For the rifle practices, application at 200 and 300 yards, Cpl. A. W. Vonarx provided a trophy This was won by Cpl R. C. Burns with 45, who won on a count back from Pte. W. J. Ackerly 45. The other leading scores wer :-W.O. E. Roe, Cdt. Abbott 44 eachf Bgt Stow art, Cdt Thomas, and Pte. Munro 43; Cpl. Rellly 42; Pte. Reid 41, Cpl. Chivers 40; Pte. W. H. Evans 809 In the judging ' distance test, 4 ranges-300, 350, 550 and 900 yards were selected. All members qualified. Cpl. R1. C. Burns. Cpl. G C." Reilly and Pte F. i. Ackerly with two.cor rect and two errors each of 60 yards were the best. In the grenade firing, the target-a machine gun post-was represented by a white screen at 180 yards....
BIG AIR PAGEANT Saturday, June 4 CIVIL AVIATION CHIEF TO OFFICIATE THRILLING DISPLAY OF AERIAL AEROBATICS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
BIG AIR PAGEANT Saturday, June 4 CIVIL AVIATION' CHIEF TO` OFFICIATE THRILLING DISPLAY OF AERIAL AEROBATICS A enthusiastic meeting wa. held A on Wedneaiay evening lasut: in connection with the aerial pageant to be held at Benalla on Saturday, 4th June. Mr McIntosh, the president, was in the chair, and Mr Hyde acted as see retary in the unavoidable absence, through illness, of Mr A. Roscoe. Messrn Murray and Wallace re ported that excellent progress had been made on the recent trip to Mel. bourne. a, Captain Johnson, Controller of the Civil Aviation Department, will open the new 'drome. .Wing-Commander Swlnburne of the R.A.A.F., will be in charge of the squadron of Hawker Demon planes: Mr Kershaw, of the Royal Victorian Aero Club, will have charge of the club's planes, and several private planes are expected to take part. THRILLING DISPLAY& It i understood that amongst the many proposed events will be an aerial Derby, balloon bursting and bomb dropping, as well as many other ...
SPECIAL SHEEP SALE GOOD PRICES DESPITE DRY CONDITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
SPECIAL SHEEP SALE GOOD PRICES DESPITE DRY CONDITIONS. Despite the prevailing dry condi tlons, Watts Turnbull and Co. report having conducted a. highly successful special sale of sheeop yestooday. Buyers wereo presont from Mansfield. Wangaratta ani the outlying districts of Benalla. All the -sheep yarded were' local ones, and the bulk of the yarding went t? Mansfield Some of the prices. wero:-?Breeding ewers, t., 1/6,': 20/11, 23/6, 20/5. Wethers, '24/. 26/.: Store wethers, 15/8, 16/11, -18/8. Weaners, 12/5. 14/6l 15/1, 10/2, ,'5 Lambs, 9/9, 12/3; 12/11, 14/3.
U.F.S.A. DANCE TO AID WANGARATTA HOSPITAL. SMALL ATTENDANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
U.F.S.A. DANCE TO. AID WANGARATTA -. HOSPITAL. SMALL ATTENDANCE. THERE was only a small attend anco of dancers at the Memorial Hall" on 'Tuesday evening last at the dance: organised by the United Friendly Societies' Association In aid of the Wangaratta Hospital. The promoters were very disappointed at the response to their appeal In aid of this institution. Excellent preparations for the comfort of dancers had been made by a strong committee headed by Mr P. Lucas as president, and Mr O. Fisher as secretary. The Minerva Dance Band provided good music, and an enjoyable suipper was served. Mr J W. Chadwick, manager and secretary of the Wangaratta, Base Hospital, was present with a. party. Including members of the nursing staff. Among those present were: Miss O. Bourke, pink floral chiffon. Miss Wilson (Wodonga), royal blue ring velvet. Miss G. Dale, mauve taffeta. Mrs R Howell, black chiffon. Miss Dosser, pale blue satin Miss A. Macklan, red matalasse Mrs J. Stubbs. red taffeta. Mrs Ho...
Clay Bird Shoot TO BE HELD TO-MORROW. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
Clay 'Bird Shoot TO BE HELD TO-MORROW. A. SPECIAL trophy will b' shot for on Saturday at the 'Clay Bird Club's ground, and will" be 'open to country shooters only. A 'low featuroe will bo tho clay bird aparrowiv,'very popular In Melbourne, but used :n the country for the firat tlme on Satur-' day. There will l:no bo a ' trangeo gun competltlon, and a free' trophy. to be shot for. by any shootor competlng-ln. two or more even'ts.: An IntorcsatJqp aftornoon's s'port is promlsed all who attend.; ' 'P '
SHIRE SUED FOR £18,000 OLD ACTION REVIVED [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
SHIRE SUED FOR £18,000 OLD ACTION REVIVED AN' old action tried In 1894 before the late Judge Chomley, when Andrew Curry, late of North Winton, brought action °against the Shire of Benalla, which after failing in the local County Court, he won an appeal to the Supreme Court, has been re vived. In that action which may be re membered by old residents of North Winton, the plaintiff In substance, claimed that the defendant Shire con structed a drain along Swamp Road which deviated the water flowing In to Mokoan Swamp on to his land, .whereby the land was rendered tin lProfitable and unworkable. After hearing lengthy evidence from old residents and surveyors, the presiding Judge found that the drain, Which had been constructed in 1877, did' not divert the water as alleged, and gave' judgment in favor of the Shire, but the Supreme Court held otherwise, and the Shire had to pay. Andrew Curry is now deceased, but the two, daughters of the plaintiff, Alice and Catherine Curry,' have taken th...
BADDAGINNIE SPORTS PROFIT OF £26. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
BADDAGINNIE SPORTS PROFIT OFP n2. 2 TIE Baddaginnlo: sports' Club held their' final eeting: .on Friday evening; last.: ..The joint ,secretaries (Messrs J. Williaims: and H. tMack) presented a statemont of receipts i and r expndrll turr in connection =with' the, sports which were held a few weeks ago. in aid'of the Wangaratta IzHospital. A profit of £20 was dlsclosed, and this was consldered very. satlsfactory. The clib':ls holding a wood day in aid. of the hospital to-day (Friday) when a gcnerqus, response is 'antlcl pated:
BIG BUILDING SCHEME TO START IMMEDIATELY. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
BIG BUILDING SCHEME TO START IMMEDIATELY. Tenders for'the building of a 'huge store for G. J. Coles in Bridge Street, closed on Monday last, and the successful tenderer was Mr B. Mannichas, of Mel b:ourne; who will start operations immediately. Two shops and one adlicitor'r office near the Post, Office will be demolished to make way.for the new structure which will be completed in thirteen weeks}
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
: PERSONAL The marriage of Miss Rene Egan to Mr George Dickenson will be cele brated, at St. Joseph's Church, Ben ails, on Saturday, 28th May at 5 p.m. 0 '0 Mr B. Smiles of the staff of Watts Turnbull and Co., who has been off duty for some time has made .good progress following his recent illness, and his many friends will be pleased to know that he has resumed' duty with the firm. *" The wedding will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Church, Benalla, on June 13, of Miss Thelma Doris Share, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs P. Share of Benalla, and Mr Robert Gordon Carnegie, elder son of Mr and Mrs C. Carnegie, formerly of Ben alla. Mises M,. Camlin of Ballarat, Is stay Ing with Air' and Mrs T. I,. Willis, of Garden Street. Miss aAlleen Herrldge is enjoying a holiday with Mrs J ' L. Payne, of ,Stewarton. Minss ;B.: Boddinigton. of. The Her m?fage Geelong fiIs at present holl daying in Benalla as the guest of Mr. and Mri A. Urbahann. .?ie`lss Sldna Harcourt. , of .: Violet Town, and "hei br...
NEW SPORTS OVAL GOOD WORK BEING DONE. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
NEW SPORTS`- OVAL GOOD wORK BEING DONE.,;i: IHE now, sports oval_ on" the show : grounds- was the lscene of much activity over :-.the week-end, when working bees on Saturday,;. afternoon andSunday did: a great .amount of ?\ork- under thoesupervisilon of Messrs T. Rao and A. Urbahana. The;'foundation for thb now wvlckat has been laid down and conallidated, and the black soil (turf) will be added obn Saturday afternoon next. i The planting of couch grass. roots and final turf dressing will then be com pleted on Sunday. The ground committee In charge of the formation of this new oval are greatly indebted to a large number of excellent workers who are not attached to any club, who are giving their services so freely. Some hundreds of yards of filling have yet: to be carted' and'spread,, and the working bees will be busy on Sat urday afternoonk and Sundays for some weeks yet. There are many young cricketers from all the town clubs who have not yet given, any assistance, and all who can d...
GOLDEN JUBILEE OF ORDINATION TO BE CELEBRATED NEXT MONTH. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
GOLDEN JUBILEE OF ORDINATION. TO BE CELEBRATED NEXT. MONTH. lTIlE golden Jubileo of the ordination to the priesthood of the Rev. Father Maurice Byrne, parish priest of the Wangaratta parish, will be celebrated next month The Rev Father Byrne was ordained In Dublin on June 24. 1888. and arrived In Aus tralia in the following November. After spending a few years in the Shepparton, Benalla, and Yarrawonga parishes Father Byrne was appointed Parish Priest at Wangaratta In 1895, as successor to Dean Murphy, and has remained In Wangaratta during the Iritervening 48 years. At a meeting of the clergy of the diocese last week it was declde.d to celebrate the event on Tuesday, June 21, and arrangements were made for solemn High Mass, to be celebrated at 10 a.m., a banquet at. I .p.m.;and conversaslone in St. Patrick's hall at night.. ,.
HOURS FOR OPENING MOTOR GARAGES TO BE REGULATED IN VICTORIA [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 20 May 1938
HOURS FOR OPENING MOTOR GARAGES . TO BE REGULATED IN VICTORIA THE regulation of hours of opening of motor garages and similar shops throughout the State is pro posed in a bill approved by Csblnet for introduction In the next session of the State Parliament It Is proposed that outside the metropolis garages and similar shops shall open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays and public holidays, and days on which the usual weekly half holiday is observed. On days which shops are closed the lat east they will open will be from 7 a.m. to 9 80 p m. On other days of the week the hours will be from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The amending bill will allow them to remain open until midnight on days immediately preceding Good Friday and Anmac Day. Petrol might be supplied In an emergency to por mit a traveller to continue his jour ney, but particulars of his car and the name of the driver and other do tails must be recorded.