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Bright Free Library. DOORS TO BE CLOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
Bright. Free Library. DOORS TO BE CLOSED. A MEETING of the committee of the Bright Free Library was held on Tuesday evening, 6th inst. There were present Messrs Showers, Stewart, Manning, Walker, Hunter (hon. seo.)-After con firmati-n of the minutes of previous meeting, correspondence was read from the" Board of Public Health, drawing attention to draw-bolts on front door being too short.-Secretary to have same lengthened.-From Mr J. Broganthat, to help the funds of the institution, he was prepared to contribute the sum of If weekly. Writer was of opinion that if i twenty or thirty others would do the same the library would be placed on a sound footing.-Secretary to thank Mr Brogan for his kind offer.-From Mr C. Kinchela, forwarding original card with the names of councillors and officers of the Shire of Bright at the time when the shire was proclaimed -Secretary to write thanking Mr Kinchela for the memento. Secretary drew attention to the loss sus tained to the librury by the remo...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. To keep cheese fresh wrap in a cloth damped with vinegar and place in >a covered dish. When making jam tarts mix the jam with a little hot water before put ting in the pastry. It tastes just as well, and the jam goes iarther. When taking a pie. from the oven, do not put it on the flat surface of a table to cool, but on a high wire rack. The rack helps to keep the crust crisp and it will not be soggy. If flannels have become yellow with age, iy>Yb. of white soap should be dissolved in twelve gallons of soft water, to which, should be added two-thirds of ounce of spirits of am monia. Place articles in this solu tion, stir well for a short time, and then wash in pure water. For scratched silver, buy a small quantity of putty powder at a chem ist's, and put it into a saucer with enough olivetoil to make a paste. Rub this paste on to the silver with a soft rag, then polish it with a chamois leather, and the scratches will no longer be seen. ' After corks have been ...
Church Services. Sunday, 11th February, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
Ghuroh Saruioes. Suqday, 11th February. 1917. METHODIST-Wandiligong 10, Rev. L. Rev. h E. Egan l&lt;ee; 8 (S), Rev. L E. Egan-Lee. Bright 11 30 a.m., Rev. L. E Egan-Lee; 7 p.m, Mr Sloan. PorepuiiVah 3, Rev. L. E. Egan-Lee. L. Bucklaud, Friday 9th, 7.30 p.m., Rev. L. E.'Egan-Lee. CHURCH OF ENGLAND.-Bright 11, Rev. G. Bratnmall; 7, Mr G. Tavare. Wandiligong 3, Mr G. Tavare, Free ; burgh 3, Rev. G Brammall Harrlet /. ville 7 30, Rev. G- Brammall. .PRESBYTERIAN-Upper Buckland 11, Lower Buckland 2, Brookside 3.45, . Bright 7, Mr A. ilcKsnzle Harrlaoiii
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
A Simple Home Recipe that Restores Grey or Faded Hair without the use of Dyes Anyone can restore tlieir grey or faded hair to its natural color, stim ulate its growth, and make it soft and glossy, with this simple recipe, which they can mix at home. To IV2 oz of Rejuveni Compound add loz. -of Bay Rum, shaking well together; tlien add sufficient water to make 10 oz (1% pints). These can be pur chased from any chemist. at little cost. Apply to roots of the hair every night until natural color is restored. This mixture is not sticky or greasy; does not darken the scalp, and does not rub off. It will make a grey haired person look 10' to 20 years younger. Almost every chemist has these ingredients in stock, or can easily get them for you from the wholesalers. S. H. Ilenshall, ~ Chemist, 426 Clar endon-street, South Melbourne. Coun try orders a specialty. All latest American, Frendh and London Toilet Preparations stocked. Goods sent per return post, packed free from obser vation. A trial...
Logical Nursery Rhyme. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
Logical Nursery Rhyme. > Chairman o£ Military Tribunal: What do you say your trade is? Young Man: A shepherd, sir. Chairman: Why, a woman can do that job! Young Man: I only knew of one who ever did it. Chairman: And who. was that? Young Man: Little Bo Peep, and she lost her sheep. Chairman: Well, leave them alone and they'll come home, and you be at the recruiting office in the morn ing! Bertha: Oh, Edith! What do you think? A strange man tried to kiss me! Edith: How interesting! He must have been a very strange man, dear!
Concerning People. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
Concerning People. Mr. F. W. Wannok, who lias been in charge of the Brookside State school for about 18 months, received notice last week end of his promotion to a teacher ship on the staff of the Bairnsdale High School, and left during the week to take up his new duties. During his connec tion with the Brookside school Mr Wannon has proved himself an efficient teacher, and an earnest worker for the patriotic fund. He has also been a tower of strength to the local dramatic club, and in other directions he has proved himself a worthy citizen. His many Mends are pleased to hear of his ad vancement in the service. ; Mr O. V Briner, who during his con nection with this district did a vast amount of work as a Justice of the Peace, iu recognition of which he was allowed to retain the honor on removing to another State, was last week appointed to a similar position in New South Wales. r£r Briner also acted in the same capacity "on. the Westralian goldfields. In com mon with his many friend...
About Our Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
About Our Soldiers. BY the recent flower show and pupils' ' queen carnival at Cudgewa in aid of the schools patriotic funds £111 was raised. u Surgeon-Major Buvergey, of the French i.Army Medical Service has extracted a "bullet from a soldier's heart after it had been lodged there for several months. . The soldier is now entirely cured. The State War Council has received j£5000 from the State Schools Patriotio League, being the second instalment of a grant of £30,000 to be disposed of in the , amelioration of conditions of returned soldiers. Lieut. A. J. Groves, who has been in charge of the Indi Electorate, has passed 1 the doctor, and goes into camp as a private at an early date. In leaving the . district, he wishes to thank all those who -have so ably assisted him in his work, both during the calling up under tbo proclamation and in connection with the - present campaign. ? Mrs D. M'Fadgen, sen., of tho Pioneer, Bright, received a mespage on Monday to the effect that her son-in-l...
Horns Mission Service. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
Horns Mission Service. BEV. W. E. JENNINGS, assistant secre v.tary for Home Missions, delivered an address in the Bright Methodist Church on Tuesday evening. Rev. L. E. Egan Lee occupied the chair. Mr Jennings touched on three aspects of the Home .Mission Society'e activities, viz., its -work amongBt the settlers, the children, r: and the soldiers. In dealing 'with the -work of the home missionary in remote parts of Victoria, the lecturer drew some interesting pictures of the life of the settler and the missionary in the North West Mallee. He described the child rescue work carried on at the Livingstone ; Home, where at present 80 children are . being cared for. Over 30 men, he eaid, who have gone through this home, have enlisted. The Home Mission Society's Operations among the soldiers consists of the establishment of institutes for soldiers ; and the maintenance of them and chap lains.
Honoring Departing Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
Honoring Departing Soldiers. THERE was again a large attendance of residents nt Victoria Hall on Monday evening luo., when no less than six foldiers were entertained and farewelled v 1T1 a right royal manner. The early part of. the evening was devoted to dancing, and during an interval in the proceed ings, Mr A. Miles presented the following soldiers with small mementoes of esteem : and regard :-Private Bert Grigg was - given a wallet, and Privates J. Parsons, 3. Syphers,'W. Palamountayne, and J. ?: Martin a razor each. In doing so Mr Miles spoke of the many good qualities of the departing soldiers, and trusted the best of good fortune would accompany them on their hazardous journey. He ; .also extended a welcome to Mr T. R. Jones, who was on a visit to his relatives, i.and wished him a successful career. Bach of the soldiers made a happy -.response, for which they were heartily applauded. Dancing was than continued, and at midnight the company was enter tained at supper, provided b...
Produce Market. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
PpoducG Market FOLLOWING are tho ruling retail prices at Messrs. Walker Bros. Pro.Ltd.,Bright: Flour-1501b. bag, 191 Wheat-5,'9 bushoS Chaff-3/9 cwt. Potatoes-5/6 cvrt. Prime New Onions-81bs. for 1/ Flat red maize-4/9 bushel Oats-2/6 bushel Bran-1/3 bushel Pollard-1/5 bushel Eggs-0/11 dozen Separator butter-1/2 lb. Choioe factory butter-1/6 lb. A.t Beechworth Police Court on Thurs day of lost week two local butchers were e&oh fined 20/ with" 15/ costs for carrying carcases of meat through tha township without having them covered from dust and flies. Mr J. F Pennefather, P.M. presided, and the prosecutor was Archi bald Miller Allen, who took aotion under tho Pure Foods Aot.
Bright Waterworks Trust. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
Bright Waterworks Trust. THE ordinary monthly meeting of above was held at the Shire Hall on Monday evening. Present-Corns. Traulsen (in the chair), Manning, Abraham and Rollason. Minutes of previous meeting were read *nd confirmed on the motion of Com. Abraham, seconded by Com. Manning. Correspondence was read from the Waterworks Trust Association re annual conference, and from the State Rivers and Water Supply Commission advising that upon application to the Governor in-Council £1000 would be made available for improvements to the mains of the town -After some discussion, it was agreed, on the motion of Com. Abraham, seconded by Com. Rollason, to hold the nnatter over for consideration at next meeting. The secretary's financial statement showed a credit balance of £137 15/2. This wsb xeceived on the motion of Com. Manning, seconded by Com. Rollason. Following accounts were passed for payment, on the motion of Com Manning, seconded by Com. Rollason, viz: Treasury, redemption, £29 3...
Empire Day Gift. THANKS FUR THE CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
Empire Day Gift. THANKS FUR THE CHILDREN. LAST year the children attending ibe Still schools of South Australia took part in tb Empire Day gift from the Bchool-cbildfiJ of the Empire to the soldiers andsailoml the front. In Australia the echool cbi! dren'a gift was organised by the Over-Sui Olub Southern Cro93 Tobaoco Fund is! the contribution of the South Austra'i children amounted to nearly £750. By the last English mail letter! c! thanks from the men who received lia gifts began to arrive in Australia, whi'i the children themselves who forwariii the gifts have been receiving poBtc>rdi from the men themselves. One net uowledgment which has been received £ the offices of the Southern Cross Tubaca Fund, 120 Queen Street, Melbourne, it perhaps, typical of them all. It is wit; the greatest pleasure,1' he write*, that i hive to acknowledge the receipt of sea of tobacco and cigarettes. WliateR may have happened to the rest of lb) migniScient Empire Day gift from lb children the six c...
Fire at Eurobin. 45 TONS OF HAY DESTROYED. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
Fire at Eurobin. 45 TONS OF HAY DKSTROVt^ * Mr. J. PRICK, who has beeu unfortunate with his stacks of b*y»**/. again the victim of a fire wherebyt*,: stacks of hay were completely on Sunday morning last at about ft*; a.m. It will be remembered year Mr Price suffered loss tbrong&jjv stack being struck by lightning. year his stock cousisted of four placed that a thresher could get any two to facilitate working. ^ ; hour mentioned neighbors and 0"1* the vicinity were surprised to fiQ^ -.; stacks on fire, and before anything be done the fire had obtained such a that it was impossible to save them *' matter was reported to the B'ight, and on Monday inornicg ^ fed-Constable Thorburn set out to investigations, but, so far, he has .. been able to obtain a clue, quiries made he found that severaljw bad passed along the road iu the of the stacks only a few minutes . the outbreak and everything Deared to be safe, and.no person id Mr Price himself and a friend werf^ at SucklQud wbeu the...
Red Cross Society. WANDILIGONG BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
Red Gross Society. WANDIL1G0NG BRajjqjj THE usual fortnieluly meeting ^ was held at the Public Library 0I1 g1('* day afternoon last. There wa3 a ^ attendance of members, over whomM* ;l J E. Hedge presided. 1 ?? Minutes of previous meeting were M and confirmed, on the motion of Mesdsga ' Ha^elton and Thomas. The lion. Bee (Mrs W. H. Goldawonb, presented a balance-sheet for the petH ? : .?xtending from 1st April, 1016) ^3^ ; J inuary, 1917, 33 follows : RECEIPTS.-To credit balance, £8135 ? lunations and monthly subscription!..'? ; April, £11 1C/1 ; May, £1 17/; JUOP,£ ! 8/2; Jo'yi -£13 13/C ; August, &ept»mber, 12/9; October, £4^1 November. £3 6/; December, £5 ij}-' January (17), 13/6 ; Bright Ewer Spoifc £25; Bri«ht Patriotic Committee, £10 v "Revellers'" concurt, £19 I/O; '. Mii' ? pies " concert, £8 1/3 ; WandiligongBru - Hand concert, £7 16/6 ; jumble fair, £J[ 0/7; Bright Boxing Day sportn, f|l'1 ?/ interest. 4/4. Total, £200 13/4. 1 EXPENDITURE.-By Craig's, wool, ft - 5/...
DISTRICT NEWS. BROOKSIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
DISTRICT ft Ens. [FROM OOR COIIBESPANDM,,,, BROOKSIDE. At a meeting held on the 9th "n £ tbe school, the treasurer (ItrwJ of the recent patriotic entertainment on December 22nd announced n, ^ net proceeds amounted to /8 m ^ suit which was regarded as Ter, £ On Tuesday night, the 6th i,,. U meeting of the local dramatic ,u''0 held with a view to making a£^ for an entertainment in aid of funds. This club has already Minted itself in popular estimation andi^V give a splendid account of iUeH : once more before the footlights." TAWONGA. Harvesting operations have been J-"' pleted, and throughout satisfactory,,?-.' have been obtained. The advent nK thresher is now awaited with inh3 by many of tbe landholders. V It is about time some drastic was taken to check the spread of noS weeds in this ralley, and I hoiie r conference, which sits in Brieb* Wednesday next will erolre t> scheme whereby a speedy clearancef be made. The worst of the nests £ is St. John's Wort, and farmers* now beginni...
A Feather in the Wind Published by Arrangements with Cassell & Co., hon. and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VII. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
A Feather;in the Wisid .'Sy rRANK tl! SHAW, Author oof; "The Love 1 Tislgs," "Th . Bondage ct Hate,"-&c. Published ibyVArrarigemant": wl: Cassoil it Co.. Lon. anil lli»!b, i All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VII. (Continued). Belle was not troubling about Lorritt's attack, now,; she had otheii matters to occupy her attention. Mem ory served. her - well; site: recognised, at once who her .saviour, was, , and. a, hot flush encrirasoned her cheeks; her eyes grew very bright; so bright, indeed, that Carbo.vne gasped a little. "Who is it she's like?" tie aslced himself, and found no answer come, to mind. That the girl was beautiful, and .in'a curiously unusual way, was evident, even at a casual glance; a closer in spection told Iiim that if the winds and sun of heaven were allowed their way with her, she would soon grow more than beautiful. But silence could not long be main tained between them; , it was .neces sary to speak. "I can't tell you how glad I am I heard your cry," he said ...
Take Plenty of Time to Eat. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
Tiikc Plenty of Time to Eat. There is a saying that "Rapid eatfci is slow suicide." If you have formed tt! habit of eating too rapidly you are noii likely suffering from indigestion 8 constipation, which will result eventual!/ in serious illness unless corrected. Di gestion begins in the mouth. Food shouli be thoroughly masticated and insalivate-! Then when you-have a fullness of thi stomach or feel dull and Btupid ate eating, take one of Chamberlain's Tablet! tor the stomach and liver Many sa«« cases of stomach trouble and coastipntioi have been cured by the use of the:! tablets. They are easy to take and most igreeable in effect. For pale by Walker Bros., Bright; J. H. Jones, Harrietville; G. Lardi, W'andiligong; C. G. GoodmiSt Porepunkah; J. Kitchie, Buckland.
AUSTRALIA PLAYS THE GAME. The Volunteering Campaign. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
AUSTRALIA PLAYS THE GAME. The Volunteering Campaign. The thoughts of all Australians of ' both sexes at ; this great Juncture in our affairs should not he on . the weather, on tlie crops, ou who wiil win at the nexi races, or any other sporting event, but should be focus.-se.-l on the question o£ all questions: Arc we getting enough men forward to man-the trenches? The «.n.-iwer at the present moment is, emphatically, "No." During the few weeks that the campaign for volunteers has been running in this State there has been a fair increase In enlistment.*, but the increase has only been ill tens and twenties, where it ought lb be iii hundreds. It is evident that we have not yet woke up to the gravity of tlio situa tion. Christian, on his pilgrimage, ii' will be remembered, found : Simple, Sloth and Presumption :n this ensy state of mind. He warned them of their imminent danger, but it T/qs do ; use. .Simple could see no danger, ? Sloth decided on having "still a little more sleep," an...
CHAPTER VIII. A Discovery. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
i . CHAPTER -VIII. A Discovery. ' "Do try and be patient, dear. We shall soon be ; at; Strangeways now." The Earl of Claremont fldgeted irri tably on- his seat; v "What's the good of.beingj:patient?" he demanded.; '>Thisvtrain;:is crawl ing-yes, that's the only name for it crawling. As sure as I'm a director I'll make a complaint." Lady Claremont consulted the dainty watch on her slim wrist and forced a patient smile. "The train is punctually on time," she commented soothingly. "We shall be home before nine o'clock." But it would seem his lordship held a grudge against circumstance. He would not be satisfied. ? Lady Claro mont's silvery hair caught the giow from the roof lamp of the compart ment as she bent forward.- There -was a wealth of tenderness and under standing in her soft grey eyes. "Home, Basil," she said. "After all these months away!" .. Her husband grunted savagely. "Home! What's home to us two? What is it? ? A house, that's all-a place to live in. My dear Catherine,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 9 February 1917
MELBOURIiEG.il. FOX, . B.A., LL.B., . SOLICITOR. . GAVAN - STKEET, BRIGHT TBDST MONEYS 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 & M'SWINEY Barristers aiid Solicitors, REID STREET, WANGARATTA Mr. M'Swiney, Commissioner for New South Wales. » Trust and other Moneys to Lend. DENTISTRY. G. A. Payne, L.D.S., Dentist CP rinnnpllu (Recorded by Dental . E. uonneiiy Board of Victoria.) of Murpbybtreet, WANGARATTA, WILL visit Bright and Myrtleford every second week, and may be consulted at Mrs. Abraham's Stai Hotel.-DATE OF NEXT VISIT : BRIGHT, Tuesday, January 16th, 4 to 10 p.m. MR. E, TALBOT JONES, DENTAL SURGEON, 94 collins ST., MELBOURNE, visits BRIGHT every two weeks. Gold filling, crown work, painless extractions by laughing gas, cocaiDe, &c. .Artificial teeth a speciality. NEXT VISIT-Alpine Hotel. Bright, Tuesday, March 6lb, from 4.30 p.m. ; a...