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CHEAP HORSE AND DRAY HIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
CHEAP HOUSE AND DRAY HIRE. It was with no little surprise that city councillors on Tuesday dis covered that there had been an enoimous reduction in the tender f°r the supply of horses, harness and drays for three years, compared with the previous tender accepted by the council. Messrs Mitchell and Sons in their latest offer were willing- to supply a horse, harness and drav for 2s 7d per day, and medium draught horse and harness for weights and measures at 14s per week. Alderman Jeffries suggested that there was some mistake. He was assured the tender was correct. The public works committee was quite content with the bargain.
THE GREAT SOUTHERN MINE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
THE GREAT SOUTHERN MINE. Since the inception of tho Great Southern, Rutherglen, in 188!) the hol ders of the 30,000 shares in the com pany subscribed £2 15s 5d per share Tho total gold won is valued ut £500,369, but after the provision of plant and machinery and payment of £3G8,fiOO in wages, the total re- I turn to investors in the shape of . dividends was £68,850. On Tuesday j it was unanimously- decided that tho j company be wound up voluntarily.
Chiltern & Howlong Times Published Every TUESDAY and FRIDAY. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1914. WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
gMfom & gouiloug Published Every TUESDAY and FRIDAY. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1914. WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT. Employers of labour in Victoria fire just awakening to the fact that another gross piece of imposition has been practised upon them in the pass age of an Act compelling them to pay-compensation to workmen injured by accidents while at their work, .this precious Act provides that in the case a workman gets seriously injured .or killed while wilfully mis conducting himself at his work his employer is m^de responsible up to £500. Without being protected by insurance n!net:en-twcntioths of coun try employeis would be utterly ruined by the imposition of such an out l-iiscous penalty. The Country Party very wisely and fairly pro posed that of the insurance premium the employer should pay one-half, the ytate one-sixth and the workman two-sixths. This would not have been a hardsftip to the workmen whose wage3 have all been incrcased recently, but Mr Watt capitulated to phe Labo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
ROYAL MAIL LINE of COACHES. BRIGHT TO MOUNT BUFFALO* iWINTER TIME TABLE .WHEN PEAOTIOABLE. Leave Bright .'Wednesday, (Thurs day and Saturday, 9 a.m. Leave Buffalo, Wednesday, i p.m., Friday, 9 a.m.&lt; Sunday, 2 p.m. BEEOHWOHTH AND CHII/FEHH. Leave Beeohworth dally at 10 a.m. returning from Chiltarn at 3.45 p.m., on arrival of train from. Albury. Fare, 6e, BEEOHWORTH AND YAOKAN DANDAH. Leave Tackandandah daily at 11 a.m., due at Beechworth at 1.20 p.m. Beturning from Beeohworth daily at 3 p.m. Fare, 2s 6d. XVQDONGA AND TINTALDRA, VIA BUEROWYE, JINJELLIO AND WALWA. Lasva WodongS every-- .Wednesday sac! Saturday at 5 a.m., returning from TintaJdra every Monday' and Thursday at 5 p.m. Fare £1 fa. .TALLANGATTA 4 OORHYGNG, VIA KOETONG AND CUDGBWA. Leaves Tallangatta daily at fi a.m., returning from Gorryong daily at 7 p.m. Fare, 15s. TALLANGATTA TO ESKDALI AND MITTA MITTA. Loaves Tallangatta dally at 7 a.m., returning from Mitta Mitta dally at 9 a.m. MITTA MITTA AND SKOWT GXU5E&a...
CLOSING HOURS FOR MAILS AT BEECHWORTH POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
CLOSING HOORS FOE MAILS AT sBEECHWORTH POST OFFICE. EverUra Railway Station, Tarrawingee Railway Station, Eldorado, Travelling Post Office, Wangaratta, Benalla, Melbourne, ".25 a.m. daily. Everton Raiiway Station, Travelling Post Office, Wangaratta, Melbourne, 2.35 p.m. daily, Friday afternoon excepted. Gipsted, Eurobin, Myrtlefard, Bright, Porepuiikah, Wandiligong, Ofens Vale, Hsntlay, Wednesday and Saturday, ".26 a.m.; Tuesday, 2.30 p.m., Ovens Vale eiceptad; Friday, 6 p.m. Ovens Vale ex cepted. Haarmutha, Murmungee. Silver' C'retik, Hurdle Flat, Stanley, Wooragee, Yaekan* dandah, 2.36 p.m. daily.. Woolihed, Heids Croek, Hillsborough '.35p.nj. iVsdays, Thursdays and Satnr days J. D.HUTSON Postmaster. frmted and paoli&had by THOiiAS . p. a. poaaiorr at bis, o®u>, Camp street, Beechworth, in the i State Dm Victoria, ifor .th« Pro «. printers, h, ?(;rriU & Oik
ARRIVAL BEECHWORTH POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
ARRIVAL BEECHWORTH POST OFFICE. Everton Railway Station, Tarrawmgea P.aiiway, Eldorado, Travelling Poet- Offioe, VTangaratta, Melbourne, 2.20 p.m., daily. Everton Railway, Wangaratta, Travelling Post Office, Benalla, Melbourne, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, 10.20 p.m. Tuesday, 1(1.42 p m.; Friday, 10.34 p.m. Gapstcd, Eurobin, Myr>!e£ord,' I'orepun kah, Bright, Wandiligong . Ovens Vale, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9.38 pm.; Tuesday, 10.42 p.m.; Fridays, 10.34 .; Saturday, 2.20 p.m. Baarmutha, Murmungee, Silver Creek, Hurdle Flat, Stanley, Wooragee, Yackan daudab, 1,30 p.m. dally. Hillsborough, Woolshed, Beid's Creek Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, 1,30 p.m.
Beechworth Directory. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
Beechworth Directory, Federal Electorate: Indi Representative, Mr Cornelius Joseph Ahem. State Electorate: Ovens Representative, Hon. A. A. Biillson ; returning officer, F. H. Mackay; deputy, Clifford H. Webb; electoral registrar, H. ±i. McDonald Municipality of Beechworth : President, Cr L. V. Diffey, Councillors: J. Lowe, Vandenberg. V. Wooding, j' Ferguson, T." G. Ferguson, H. J. Jarvis, B. O'Neill, W |H. R. Phillips, J. Warner, J. Hodge,, G. Wilson; shire :engineer and valuer, R. W. Travis; shire secretary, J W. Morton ; health officer, Dr. Skinner; inspector, S, Birtles The Council meets on first Friday in each month at 11 a.m. at the Council Chambers. Police Magistrate, Warden and Coroner, Alfred Aldridge Kelley ; Clerk of Courts and Receiver and Paymaster, H. R. McDonald; Justices of the Peace, J. Ingram, j' Fletcher, W. J. Bowen, J. Armstrong, H, Vandenberg, d! Skinner, A. A. Billson, T. G. Ferguson. Governor of Gaol, H. C. Finnis; Senior Warder, G. Taylor. Local Land Office...
ACCIDENT AT WHOROULY. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
ACCIDENT. AT WHOROULY. Mr Black well, while driving from Mr Hammond's after talcing delivery of the mail on Sunday evening met with an accident. He had in com pany with him in his gig two little pirls ot Mr Lowcock, who wero going part of the way home with him, but when close to the corner of Mr Gam bold's property the horse became res tive and eventually broke part of the harness. The gig collided with a culvert and part of the vehicle was smashed', the occupants being thrown out backwards. The horso kicked itself free and galloped home to Bowman's, with part of the shafts j hanging to it. Fortunately no one ' was hurt, and the horse also escaped ! injury. The gig was considerably I smashed. I
GRANTS AND REVOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
GRANTS AND REVOTES. The Hon. A; A. Billson, ii.L A, lias forwarded to Boechjvorth, .Bright and Chiltera Shires particulars of grunts which have been allocated, including rovotes of money 'which was not taken up last year. The amounts are as follows' : Bright Shire, £1225 Ohiltern Shire, £125 Beechworth Shire, £425. The money voted to Bright Shire includes £600 voted laat year on account of flood damages but not used, and towards cost of bridges over the Ovens rivor at Parepunkah, over the Buckland river and at Fletcher'3 crossing- on Buffalo river. The Beechworth grants includo £150 towards the Gorge road. The . Chiltcrn grant is towards the cost ol "ordinary road works.
MOON PHASES. January. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
MOON PHASES. "°T' January. First quarter, Sunday, 4th Full moon, Mondy, 12th Last quarter, Monday, 19 th New moon, Monday 6th February. First quarter, Tuesday, 3ri. Full moon, Wednesday, 11th Last quarter, Tuesday, 17th New moon, Wednesday, 25tjj March. First quarter, Thursday, 5th Full mood, Thursday, 12th 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, uesday, 16th New moon, Wednesday, 24
ST. JOHN'S WORT ERADICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
ST. JOHN'S WORT ERADICATION'. The good effect of the Hon A. A. Billson's frequent visits to~alI parts of his own and neighbouring con stituencies is shown in the deep ini piession which the St. John's Wort curse has made upon him and his peisistent and laudable efforts to im press the Government and his fellow members or Parliament with the dan gers attendant upon any further dal liance with this fast spreading, de vastating weed. The following is a copy of a letter sent to Beechworth Shire Council for consideration at lis monthly meeting on Friday next and if councillors will only read it care I fully now. they may thinlc out a pood co-operative scheme before this lotte.- comes officially before them: Beechworth, Feb. 25, 1914. "Dear Sirs, "I bog to forward' you a copy of a memorandum which I have placed before tho Hon. The Premier dealing .with the eradication of St. John's Wort. "i now desire to suggest that, in view of the intended visit of Mr Law-son. Minister of Lands, and Mr ...
A.N.A. BAND CONTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
AN. A, BAND CONTEST. The 0 Grade Band Contest, pro moted by the A.N.A. in connection witli its: annual exhibition in Mel 1 bourne, attracted a crowd of 10000 people to the Exhibition Oval on Friday evening last. The bands which took part were as follows: Ararat Citizens (Mr E. Stevenson, lato of Corowa, bandmaster), St. Kilda City, Wangaratta, Geelong Municipal Junior, Hawthorn and Frankston. Hhe playing extended over two nights, and on Saturday evening the results Were put up on a screen as follows Quickstep- Hawlhorn, 1; Ararat, 2 ; St. Kilda, 3 ; Frankston, 4 ; Wangaratta, 5 ; Geelong Municipal Junior, 6. Tost Piece-Hawlhorn, 1 ; St. Kilda, 2 5 Wangaratta, 3 ; Ararat,1 4 ; Geelong Municipal Junior, 5; I Frankston, 6. Own Piece.-Hawthorn, 1 ; St,. Kilda, 2 ; -Wangaratta, 3; Ararat, 1 4; Geelong Municipal Junior, a ; j Frankston, 6. The aggregate scores were:-Haw- j thorn, 37vJ points; St. Kilda, 352; ' Ararat, :3'48J ; .'Wangaratta, 340.V j Frankston, 320 Geelong Municipal Juniors...
GENERAL SESSIONS. BEECHWORTH [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
GENF.HAL SESSIONS. BEEOHWORTH Thursday, May 28. Tuesday, August 4. Thursday, October 1. BENALLA Tuesday, February 24. Wednesday, April 1. Tuesday, July 7. (Tuesday, Sopfcomber 1. .Wednesday, November 4. WAtfGARATTA Thursday, February .26. Thursday, April 2. .Wednesday, June 24. Thursday, September 3. Thursday, December 3.
HOW THE MONEY GOES! [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
IIOW. THE MONEY GOES ! The following extracts have been Sent to us for publication from a private letter to one of our members: -"The Experimental Farm- at Bat chelor is a demonstration farm, and the only thing demonstrated so far is how to spend money for the smallest possible result! "When the place was started two years ago, they bought over £1500 worth of horses, chiefly Clydesdales, costing about £80 a piece, aud a couple of thoroughbred stallfons tlv' cost. £400 or £500, and over since then have been importing fodder from the south at a cost of about £12 a ton. "Sometimes they ran right out of provender, and the horses did a starve for .a few weeks, till nearly half of them died, as the grass hore is not of much value to horses, especi ally those bought off goad farms in Victoria and New Zealand fthouch the Territory horses manage to live on it). They were at times feeding between thirty and forty horses, with feed at the price I mentioned. "They have about 150 acres ploughed....
COUNTY COURTS. BEECHWORTH [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
COUNTY COURTS. ! BEECH WORTH Thursday, Hay 28. Tuesday, August 4. Thursday, October 1. BENALLA Tuesday, February 24. Wednesday, April "1. Tuesday, July 7. Tuesday, September l; Wednesday, November 4. BRIGHT Tuesday, .April 7. Thursday, November 26. CHIUTERN ? Tuesday, May 26. Thursday, August 6. Tuesday, November 24. WANGARATTA Thursday, April 2. .Wednesday, June 24. Thursday, September 3. " Thursday, December 3 WODONGA Tuesday, February 21. Thursday, May 14. Tnursday, August 27. Thursday, November 5,
COUNTRY ROADS BOARD. Beechworth to be Visited Next Week. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
COUNTRY HOADS BOAKD. Beechworth to be Visited Next Week. The members or the Country Roads Board arrived in Melbourne on Mon day afternoon, having- traversed 13500 miles in twelve days. The object was ar. inspection of the 6hires in the North-Eastern district, v.ith the view of formulating- a scheme to equip them -with bettor roads. Tho chairman of the board stated that some of the tracks covered wore very rough, and over flfty miles of country had to be traversed on horseback. The' full district has not yet. been in spected, and next week another tour is in contemplation. The plan will then be drawn up. The shires which remain to receive attention are Wo donga, Yackan landah, Becchworth, North Ovens, Chiltern, Rutherglen, iWan?arat*a, Benalla, Violot Town and Euroa.
Our Melbourne Letter HOT DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 27 February 1914
Our Melbourne Letter j HOT DAYS. The week beoran with the people j of this city indulging- in sundry con- ; jectures as to the probabilities and non-probabilitios of a slrike in the butcheriiig: trade and a consequent meat famine, but. at time of writing the continuance, day after day of hoi. sweltering weather is pretty well the main topic of conversation. Kvery now and Llion the Australian summer se-m? to have de'crmined to ? ij!i;nv ttiat it has as much vigour in ic as in "the days that are past and ill former years" -notwithstanding the oft repeated declaration that tins season of the year is much cooler than it was. Certainly . the temper- | aturca of the week that will close I to-morrow might have been higher, | and the heat more prolonged than for some time past. j ? NO COMMON SENSE. | Complaints have been made by parents ol children attending' State ' schools and also by tho youngsters themselves, tliat some of the head teachers - known as " regulation flends"-persist, in na...