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THE STRATHBOGIE TRAGEDY [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 September 1914
I THE STRATHBOGIE TRAGEDY The inquest on the body of John Henry Einsporn, the victim of the re cent Strathbogie tragedy, was re-opened at Euroa Court House laat Friday, be fore Mr. A. Palmer, J.P., and a jury of seven. Superintendent Davidson ap peared on behalf of the Oo\vn, and Mr. Kiiby attended to watch the case on behalf of Edgar Einsporn. The evidence given was coincidcnt with the particulars already published, besides setting forth a sordid slory re garding the family relations leading up to I he ine'dents that brought about the quarrel between the dcceasesl and his son. Evidence was given by Edward Maynard Birch, 11 years, to the effect that on the morning of Tuesday, 18th of August, as he was going to school he heard several shots fired when he was on the road near Mr. Watson's homestead. Looking across ho saw-do. ceased running across Mr. Watson's crop paddock in the direction of Mr. Watson's house. Deceased was calling out, but ho did not appear to be saying any distinct ...
DISTRICT NEWS. Caniambo. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 September 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. (From our 'Correspondent.)' -H'.Vu Caniambo. On Wednssday, August 26th, the Rev. H. P. Phillips, supported by the Rev. E. Smith, gave a lantern lecture in the Caniambo Methodist Church, on the life of John Wesley. A goodly number of people were present and quite enj.iyed the lecture, which was both in teresting and instructive. On Saturday, August 29th, the local tennis club journeyed to Shepparton and suffered a defeat, that club being eleven games in the lead. The Caniambo club were without the services of some of their best players, and the. day was boisterous, making play difficult.
INDI. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 September 1914
INDI. Ahern ... ". H,lo4 Moloney ... ... 18,022 (Incomplete ) (Incomplete.) Voting at 1913 Election. |?]mer,, 15,618 Fitzgerald ... ... 9.692 Engltfnd ... ... The Senate figures last night were as follona: M'Eisaock ... ... 1?2 799 Bwker .» ...' 17^252 Barnes ... ... iyi,03« ». ... 170,181 Blakey ... ... 169.709 Fmdiey ... 167.95* Manger ... ... 126,686 M'Goll ... ... 126.250 Edgsr . . ... ... 125.128 Trenwi h ... ... 124,760 Cook ... ... 1JS.999 M'Lean 122,794 (Incomplete.)
PATRIOTIC MEETING. AN ENTHUSIASTIC GATHERING. OVER £70 COLLECTED IN THE ROOM. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 September 1914
PATRIOTIC MEETING. AN-ENTHUSIASTIC GATHER ING. OYEB: £70 COLLECTED IN THE | BOOM. Tho patriotic meeting convened by the shire president, Cr. Forshnw, and held in the Mechanics' Hall on Wednesday last) was a representative and enthusias tic-gathering. " Cr. .Forshnw occupied the chair and proceedings opened with "God Savo the Kiug," after which the chairman ex plained the meeting had been for the purpose of opening a fund for the assistance of the men who were fighting foivThe Empire and Justice, (applause). Apologies were received from Messrs MacDonald, H. Meyer, F, \\ all, Cr. Gordon and Kev. Edwards. Song. "Soldiers of the King," Mr Slee, with chorus enthusiastically given by the audience. Mr I. Wallace, sr., regretted the unfortunate circumstances that had made the meeting necessary, but the British nation was at death-grips with a nation that olaimed to be the first^in Christianity and science, but which showed its Christianity by having the Bible iD-one hand and the sword in th...
Tamleugh North. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 September 1914
Tamleugh North. The absence of * good rainfall is causing great anxiety to the fanners in in this district, during the last month w« have had a Few good Bhowers which helped to refresh the crops and parched pastures, but a fall of two or three iuches is in gently required in order to give the subsoil a thoroughly good soaking. Some very fair crops of wheat are to be seen, hut the majority of them are in a vory backward state. The crops on tho fallow ground have kept their color «ell, and could yet yield fair returns, but nearly all the others are very poor and there is but very little chance of thorn yielding anything like a fair return. The oat crop is very poor and unless wa have a good dowupour very soon will probably not be worth harvesting. As might be expected the grass is vory short, but so far I have not heard of any Bheep being haad fed in this distriot. During tho Ia9t few years the attend ance at tho local school has fallen « great deal, but I aiji pleased to be ahl? to s...
Violet Cown Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 8 September 1914
Violet Colon Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1914 Council nil! be held on Monday next, 13th inat. WATER Tkcbt CARETAKER.-Appli cations will be received up till noon on Monday next, 13th inst., for the position of caretaker to the Violet Town Water works Trust, at a salary of £20 per annum. Particulars by advertisement elsewhere. PRICE OF FLOOR.-The price of florir was again raised on Wednesday, the Victorian Mill Owners' Association fixing the minimum quotation for baker's lots at £11 per ton. The advance, which represented 10/ per ton on the rate fixed only on Tuefday last, sequel to a further upward fluctuation in wheat, from 5/ to 5/0| being paid by auction on Wednesday for small quantities of the cereal. It is stated that "artificial" influences are at wurk in the wheat markets which in their effects nro telling seriously against the consumer and in favor of a few market manipulators, (he position which existed on Wednesday being described by a lea...
COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. Several inventions of interest includ ed in applications for Utters patent n.cently filed in the Mcll,uunie Patent Oilice by Messrs. G. G. Turri and Co., patent attorneys, No. ]. of The liialto, ?I'JS) Collins street, Melbourne, will bo found undermentioned: A quick bo.ling kettle, saucepan, or boiler. (Mr. A. K. Parncutt, Burn ley, Victoria). Improvements in irrigation and othor pipe repair joints. The purpose is to do the work by avoiding au expen sive waste of wator and bill for labor. (Mr. Samuel Cross, inspector, Hamil ton Town Hall, Victoria.) Posts for gates ami fences, with fit tings, ? Meets the wants of farmers and others who have tj make wide gaps to let big narvesting or other machines'into' their, fields when the ordinal}' wide gates arc too narrow. By this invention the g.>p can be , ..civly made, and neatly and cheaply filled again at any time. (Mr. Pat rick Touin, "of Toollcen, Victoria). ' Kailway signal mecuan.sm, to maku on tno locomotive ...
A BRAVE MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
A BRAVE MAX "Captain," said the iirst mate ot the goodship Cauliflower while tho .storm was ut its height, "the ship has sprung a leak; the watertight com partments are full of water, and tho vessel is going down. AVliat shall wo do?" Tho gallant skipper's face blanched, but only for one-eight of a second did ho lose his self-control. "Don't waste a second," he replied "Prepare at once an address thanking me for my coolness and heroism in tho face of deadly peril. Let not n boat leavo the ship's sido until every man and woman has signed it." It is reported on reliable authority that owing to huge orders received from tho om world, all stock fit for killing in Otago has been, or is being, bought up for immediate freezing.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
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SOLDIERS OF THE KING. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
SOLDIERS OF THE KING. No holiday camp is that at Broad meadows, n'iioro six thousand of Vic toria's young mon are daily drilling and becoming inured to the hardships attendant on "the tented fiold," pre paratory to Bailing overseas to help uphold tho empire flag. The times nro stressful-never more so in the World's history. Groat Brit ain is engaged in a supremo test at tho hands of tho military machine that has held Emopo in thraldom during tho past quarter of a century. Germany has bent every energy and all tho resources of an advanced civili sation, to tho work of creating a mur der-machino pre-ominonfc in its terrible efficiency. Yet, when it is said that Germany has done so, wo probably libel its mil lions of peace-loving and admirabfo citizens-for tfie avorago German does not want war. He realises too intense ly what it means for himself and others. Tho trouble is that the ruling classes, lacking tho instinct of tho British to grasp tho true prinicplcs of govern ment, liavo ta...
FATTENING LAMBS. LECTURE ON RAPE AND ITS VALUE. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
FATTENING LAMBS. LECTURE ON BAPE AND ITS VALUE. A valuable lecture was given by Mr Primroso McConnell, manager of the Ruakura Farm, on "Fattening Lambs on Rape," at Hamilton, on June 25, under the auspices of tho Waikato Graziers' Association. Mr. J. D, P. Morgan presided. Mr. McConnell said that tho paper dealt rather with the small, intensive farmer than the large runholder. The farm of tho future would be small in area, necessitating the most intensive methods. In no branch of the farm ing industry was there a brighter pros pect than in fat lamb raising, and none with greater profit if carried out on improved intensive lines. After giv ing hints as to the best mating season and the care of ewes, the lecturer said that rape should be sown in the first week of September. It was a mistake to allow the rape to become too ma turo before turning in tho lambs. A little mustard should be added to tho rape, and free access given to salt. Rape was not blight proof, but early sowing and goo...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XVI. AN OLD FRIEND. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XVI. AN OLD FRIEND. It was a great pity you wer not at the Academy," said Raymond Duval, taking his long pipo out of his mouth and surveying iiis wiio with bis slcop^ eyes, as lie lounged full length on his Turkish divan; "you would have en joyed it, and it wouM have been a capital opportunity ot introducing jou to my friends." ... , "Don't you thuik your friends would rather have been without me?" witli a scornful curl of her lipj as, seated on a low chair, she played with Kildore's shaggy coat. "ihe women would, perhaps,' smil ing as he thought ot little Vic; "but not tho men. I shall have to keep the doors barricaded, alter this busi ness of tue Iphigenia." "Was it recognised?" breathlessly. ' 'I was regularly mobbed to find out who it was; but 1 kept my own coun sel, and sent them all off in a fog." "I never would have sat for it, if I had thought of it." He raised his eyebrows. "My dear, I told you to."" Her eyes flashed. "I don't suppose you would h...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
IN MEM0R1AM. LUSOOMBE.-ID loving memory of our dear son and brother, who passed away September 12th, 1910. God called him home, it was His will, But in our hearts he is liviug still; His memory is as dear to-day As in the hour he passed away. For many years our family chain Was fondly linked together, But, oh, Miat chain is broken now, Some links are gone for ever. Inserted by his loving parents, brotheisand sisters.
THE ECHUCA ELECTION. Complete Returns. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
THE ECHUCA ELECTION" Complete Returns. . of Electors 36,250. bdivision Palmer Gourlay. anel 367 ... 315 indford ... ... 290 ... 823 bram ... ... 147 ...' 102 okie ... ... 169 ... 185 buca ... "... 1234 - 1233 roa ... ... 401 ..., 345 : roa South ... 517 ...; 183 atlicote 829 ... 762 tamatite ... 389 ... 181 imore .850 , ... 891 rabram 1346 .... 549 ncefield... ' 680 . ... 380 ioroopna ... 412 ... 839 iRambie .». .... ;864 ...'. 337 thalia ... ... 8>6 ... 331 i-iumurkah ... 851 ... 443 PyalotiR 356 151 Rochostpr ...? ... 1252 ... . 567 Ruonymede ... 333 ... 154. RuBhworih ... 741 ... 719 mour 615 ... 766 9hepparton 1581 ... 1362 3trnthmerton ... 169^ ... 271 Tatura 041 ... 428 Violet Town ... 874 . ... 240 Violet Town. South 170 ... 46 Ik>W» ItfiSi
V[?]o[?] [?]own Sen[?]e[?] Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
Vlotet Count Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESD.iT, SEPTEMBER 15, 1914 HELD OVER.-Portion . of Council report, tennis and golf scores, andjother items are unavoidably held over till next issue. PATRIOTIC MBETISO AT CANIAMUO. -A patriotic meeting is to bo held at the Caniainbo lmll on Saturday next, 19th inst., at 3 o'clock. Ladies are specially invited. GIUZIXO ttioHTs.-The grazing rights of the Violet Town Recreation Reserve fcr 12 months, will be offered by public auction at Watts, Turnbull and Co's etock sale on Friday next. VIOLET TOW.X CKMETBRY.-The trustees of the Violet Town Cemetery aro desirous ol having ''God's acre" im proved and placed in better order, and a working-bee has been arranged for Wednesday, 30th September. Those interested are being circularised, and all are invited to assist. Gentlemen are re quested to bring working tools, and the ladies are invited to assist by providing refreshments. CODNCIL VOTES £50.-At the meet ing of the Shire Counoil yest...
SQUELCHED. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
SQU15LCHED. The ropeal of the muchargucd-about Canal toil brings to mind an excellent story of Colonel Goothals, the moving spirit in tho construction of tho great canal. One morning a rather fidgety subor dinate came into the colonel's office. "I got your letter, colonel," lie be gan, "and I came to " Ho got no further, for tho colonel, with uplifted eyebrows, cut in "Letter? Letter? There must bo .some mistake. I have written you 110 letter l" "Oh, yes, colonel," repeated tho man. "I've got it here. It's about tho work down at Mirallores. Now, you see " Again tho colonel cut in. "Oh, 1 see! But you misled me. You spoke of my letter. You meant, of course, my orders 1" The oolonei's blue eyes stared coldly at tho argumentatives man, who, sud denly feeling that tho conversation was at an end, "faded away."
THEY SAY. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
THEY SAY. ThatCr. Buckland was elected pres ident at the Couticil meeting yesterday That the presidential allowance was fixed at J£30-an advance o£ £5 on last year, as councillors considered the smaller amount insufficient. That the continued dry ?weather is causing much anxiety, and is already having its effect on trade. That the Bocial to the local volun teers on Monday night was a- moat successful function. That the final match of the W.N,E.F.A. was played at Seymour on Saturday, when Euroa 9 7 beat Nagambie 8,11. That Murchison and Euroa will meet on Saturday next iu the challenge match, aud the result will decide the premiership; That Violet Town scored a win in the tennis match v, Balmattum cn Sat urday. . . That the inspection of the proposed Strathbogie railway will be made by the shire engineer to-morrow, 16ch inst. . . That the local horse, Blacknut, won the Show Handicap at Albury on Fri day last, stating at 2 to I. That Mi89 Chessell is now booking orders in rotation for...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
TO STAND THIS SEASON AT. VIOLET TOWN, And travel the surrounding Districts. THE PONY STALLION, DANDY" is a beautiful bright bay pony stands 14.2 bands, and is a very faat mover in harness. Dandy holds Government certificate, No. 4GG, granted at Alexandra parade, September 14th, 1007. Dandy's nilg is Dandy Junior, by Old Dandy, out of 2£ve?yii, by Kobio, who tvns the record jumpsr in her day, huviug annexed many prizes, Dandy's dam, Tibby, giro Toby, by LyalU Duokin (Imported), g dum Sally, by Brigham Younjr, by Turn-p-shantcr (Impor te(l)» ii 6 dam Nellie, by Quick Silvor, by Tony, imported welsh cob. Terms £2 10s. Guarantee £3 3s. £1 -at first service. Balance when marc proves iu Coal; All ioformation can be obtained from W. H. WHITE, Violet Town. Blotches Chi fa^. CAUSED BY BILIOUS CONDITIO!. Nothing is more worrying to peo pie, especially ladies, .than to have tlioir complexions spoiled by pim ples and blotches. These are ir.vari ably clue, to' poor condition of the blood, caused...
DAMPED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
DAMPED OUT. Here ia ail incident connected with tlie law in tlio lioyal Navy, "No smok ing during work hours." Old hands steal a sinoko as often as possible. Their favor.to hiding plaeo aboard tho old battleship Slotvspeed was an upper dee!; compartment ou tho port sido. One day the commander noticed vol umes of smoke coming out of the sky light of this p!aco. He sniffed, then quietly gave orders lor officials to stand by for firo quarters. Then lie yelled, close to said compartment "Sound off-lire .stations!" The bugle rang ouc, tho bolls clang ed, and the whistles piped. Everything ready, the C.O. yelled-_ "l'"iro in the port -I Pass hoso down skylight." After ten minutes of this tho bugle I sounded the ''Cease," and tho culprits were released, like drowned rats.
MUNICIPAL RECRUITING. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
MUNICIPAL RECRUITING. At yesterday's council meeting tile following letter lius rend from the Commonwealth Military Forces: "A considerable number of volunteers are required for service abroad with the Australian Imperial (Expeditionary) Force, and the Commandant would be greatly obliged if you could assist in this mutter by enrolling men medically fit, and sending them on to Victoria Barracks, Melbourne. It would be necessary for you to arrange with the local Government Medical Officor to examine candidates as to their medical and Physical fitness for active service. Second class railway warronta can bo issued by you to all suitable men, who have passed tlio medical and physical examination. The ages for enrolment are over 18 and under 45 years. In the case of minors the written consent of the parents or guardians is required. Married men are required to leave behind two-fifths of their pay for the support of wife and children. When dispatching men to Melbourne, the Commandant woul...