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CHAPTER XXI. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 2 April 1914
CHAPTER XXI. Perhaps it was well for Netta that the old lady, so severely tried of late, collapsed as she was intending to en ter the house, full of resolve to "see the disappointed young bride whose wedding had been so roughly inter rupted by her relative, Gwendolen Halldare, through." Netta, forgetting herself and the crisis in her life, summoned the ser vants and the confectioner's man to her rescue-herself assisting to carry Lady Montamor to her bedroom and undressing her with tenderest solici tude while Annie rushed for the doc tor. "Oh mem! That there gipsy-'ere are 'er words hout! If it ain't haw ful! 'Is lordship called away sud dint, 'er ladyship took ill no weddin' breakfis, no nutliink! It are the ca tafalque that there 'ussy ses as would 'appen at the wedding, and no mis take!" "Will you please get a hot bottle at once, cook?" peremptorily asked Net ta.. She was chafing Lady Jlonta mor's seemingly lifeless feet. "And get a lump of ice ready it may be wanted." The wall-ey...
DISTRICT NEWS. WAGGARANDALL. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 2 April 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. WAGGARANDALL. (From a Correspondent), A total of one inch of rain for the week past has quite changed the aspect of things generally. The dust, which his been the bane of travellers and housekeepers, is now a thing of the past. The community have content- edly accepted this bountiful fall as the first instalment of a prosperous season, and it is hoped that their wishes may not be disappointed. Cropping ope- rations will now be proceeded with vigorously, and there promises to be an exceptional amount under cultivation this year. The Yundool School Committee held a special meeting on Friday evening last to consider the advisability of procuring a windmill to irrigate the garden from the creek. It was finally agreed to have a dance and euchre party to finance the matter, and arrangements are to be made with & well-known firm to secure a windmill, pump, etc. The grounds of the school are certainly a credit to the teacher, scholars and committee, and with the adven...
YOUANMITE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 2 April 1914
YOUANMITE, (From Our Correspondent), Mr P. Dunne, who is working at Mr Sefton's farm, had rather a peculiar &nbsp; experience last Thursday. Ha had just unyoked his team from the disc, when the lightning (which was very vivid) struck a decayed tree, not far from where he was standing with the team. The lightning split the tree from top to bottom, and seemed to force it into the ground. If the tree had been one with many branches on &nbsp; it, some of the limbs would have been hurled far away, perhaps causing serious injury to Mr Dunne or to his horses. New grass is to be seen everywhere in this district. In a few days there will be plenty of food for cattle,
ST JAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 2 April 1914
ST JAMES. (From Our Correspondent). A public meeting was held in the St. James Hall for the purpose of con- &nbsp; sidering the best means of procuring a new post office for St. James. There &nbsp; was a good attendance, and Mr G. &nbsp; Ellerman was voted to the chair. The chairman thought the time was ripe &nbsp; for the townspeople to push on with the matter. Mr. G . Carruthers pointed out, that, although a good sum was to be expended in repairs, the present &nbsp; building was too old to make it look any better. It was eventually resolved that a petition be drawn up for the purpose of securing signatures, and this will be presented to the proper autho- rities in due course.
DOOKIE-DEVENISH RAILWAY [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 2 April 1914
DOOKIE DEVENISH RAILWAY In a letter to the " Shepparton &nbsp; Advertiser " Mr S. W. Martin writes as follows regarding the above railway connection : — " The Government has in the past been frequently urged to provide cross- country railway facilities — Dookie- Devenish for one ; and Tocumwal- Finley for another. The latter is shortly to be opened for through traffic, and it will he a big advantage to residents on both sides of the Murray. Now, since Sydney prejudices have been overcome, and Riverina producers are to hand a choice of markets and the boon of shipping from the nearest ports (Melbourne or Geelong). is it not up to the Victorian Government to fill in the Dookie-Devenish gap pf 13 miles, and so provide facilities for cross- &nbsp; country transport and passenger traffic ? It is spending £25,000 at Benalla railway junction, and a new railway from the hardwood and root crop country (Tatong) is coming into Benalla — an important railway centre. Another line...
NO APPROVAL ALLOWED. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 9 April 1914
NO APPROVAL ALLOWED. ? A Sheffield merchant, whosf daugh ter hud married a mini with whom it proved she could not get 011 very well, was much surprised some .weeks Inter to see the young lady, return home again with ull her be longings. . The old man listened very atten tively to lier story, and then went to his desk and wrote a note to his Kon-in-luw, which ho gave to his daughter, assuring; her that her hus bai'.d would receive her kindly aft-jr . this. Tho ' pair, on reading the .leucr, -found in it the following notice : "Dear Sir,-Goods that have bean selected of one's own free will at my establishment are not taken back again." The young couple laughed unci were reconciled. / Threepence per gallon is the duty on motor spirit, home-made or im ported into th£ United Kingdom. , Over two nnd a-quarter million pdtncis' worth ol oranges are an nually imported from abroad into tbe United Kingdom. . ."
VASTNESS OF STELLA DEPTHS. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 9 April 1914
VASTNESS OF STELLA DEPTHS, 1 (By STELLA LUCIK-N LAKKJ.V.j Go dig a hole in the ground and set a post five or six feet high. Kail a.stick across the top. Tie a fine string to a. ring three inches ill diameter, and suspend it from the end of UiTTStick. Break up a diamond-if you moke the error of wearing one and cen treing your mind on the useless bauble rather than upon nature and. her majestic laws : select a mi nute fragment so smull that if spherical 71. side by side would make a row one inch long, und sus pend the tiny globe by means of u fine fibre of silk in the centre of the ring. Then walk away 011 n straight line 9.U1 miles, turn round, uiul look buck. The ring would be invisible, and it would require the keenest eye to see the post, if, indeed, any could see it. Get a good telescope und you might just see the ring against, the sky on a white blackground but the diamond would be invisible. Come up here. Get the IG-incli telescope., try it, and the diamond sphere could not be ...
JAPANESE PLAYGOERS. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 9 April 1914
JAPANESE PLAYGOERS. ' Japanese theatre-goers have an original way of applauding u fine performance. The.v shriek and whoop with delight, and, when the enthu siasm reaches its-highest pilch, lints, coats, or other articles of clothing' are showered upon the stage as ?bouquets are flung to the favour ites in this country. A story is told of a foreigner \vlio" saw this rain of coals and sashes falling upon the stage after a thrilling scene, and, wishing to con tribute his mite, he tossed his hat over. He was willing to sacrifice that much to keep up the credit of his country, particularly as the hat .was an old one and lie had a soft cop in his pocket to fall back upon. He had reason to regret his rash ness. At the close 01" the performance the obsequious manager brought his hat back to him and asked for' a sum of money. A few inquiries eli cited the information that the arti cles thrown on the stage were mere ly pledges, to be afterwards redeem ed by money, the actors having a regular...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 9 April 1914
GOVERNMENT NOTICES. COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL ACT. COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. IT is intended forthwith lo enter upon a complete review of the Commonwealth Electoral Rolls for the State of Victoria. It will be the duty of the Electoral officials, undor the law to take proceedings ngninst any persons who have failed to comply with the compulsory provisions of the Electoral Act in respect to enrolment, and to take tho necessary legal action to remove from the Rolls on which they now appear any names whioh under tho law should not bo retained on such Rolls. Every qualified person not already cor rectly enrolled, including every eleotor who has changed his or her place of living, but who has not taken the nccessrry action to secure correct enrolment for tho Subdivision of the Electorate in which lie or she live3 and has lived for a period of not less than one month, io advised to at once comply with the law by completing and lodging tho required form of claim with tho Electoral Registrar co...
PHENOMENAL SCORING. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 9 April 1914
PHENOMENAL SCORING. A mitoh betweou Buffalo lliver and Wliorouly for the District Premiership was productive of phenomeual scoring on the part of the BufTulo pluyera. Their innings ocaupied two Saturday afternoons, and they compiled the remarkable score of 893 runs. Of this total T. Patton contributed 408, Norman Rippon 321, andH, Kippon 52. MB WHiOGE's PUOPUEGIE3. - &lc Olement Wraggp, the well-known meteorologist, prophecies that the present yoar will be marked by what Auatralians call drought, but it should not be aa bad as 1913. Conditions were improving. By the end of 1915 the rainfall would be np to the aver age. In 1916 and on to 1920 he forecasted good seasons; 1921 and 1922, fa'.ling-off; 1923 and 1921, bad drought; 1925 and 1926, improving: 1922 to 1930, good aeasous.
The Express. THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 1914, The Senate Candidates. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 9 April 1914
THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 10U, The Senate Candidates. Tub selection of six candidates who aro to contest Victoria's Senato seats in the Liberal interest, Bhoald a doable dissolution be Beoured, is a matter of exceptional importance and interest. To8ay that the political feeling of the Stato ia grossly misrepresented in the Senate is to repeat a familiar truism In l'JIO, and again in 1913; Senate votes were prebty equally divided between those who rau as avowed Liberal and aa avowed Labor candi dates respectivuly. However, when a party division iB taken, only Senator McOoll supports Ministers, whilst five Victorian L»borites swell the Opposition majority. Olearlv thab should be put right. If victory ia to be securcd at the polls, there must l;e a "ticket." -?*Liich every Liberal will loyally eupport. When a whole State forms an electorate, the ordinary elector must take moat of liis candidates on trust. And, aB re gards this pre'election, there is time rniiber for touiiog the State nor for ...
CRICKET. YOUANMITE v. WUNGHNU. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 9 April 1914
CRICKET. YOCJANiMITE v. WONGI1NU. Tho fiual match for the premiership of .Numurkah District Association was played off on Saturday last botween Youanmito and Wunghnu, aud tho finish of same waa very exciting. YVunghuu batted first aud scored 100 runs, aud Youaumitc responded ; with 103. The match beiug won with the i last hit of the day, Youanmite'a last wicket falling juit as their opponent** acore was passed. The newly-formed Youaumite club thus won the premiership aud are to be congratulated on their flue performance.
LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 9 April 1914
LOCAL AND GEN':: AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.-A cener.il meeting of mombers of the Tungamab Ag'inultunil SooiBty will take place in the Shiro Hall on Saturday evenin« next, 1 Uh April, at 8 o'clock, to receive the report nf tho sub-committee ap pointed to draw up a acheme for the improvement of the annaa] 3W?, Ibe subcommittee met on Thursday last, and went thoroughly, into the matter, and have a moat interesting and practical report to pkc \ f ..-a thn meeting. VALUATION OF THE SHIRE,-AS will be seen on reference to nur report of ? Monday a meeting of the Tnnca mah Shire Council, an almost unani moas opinion was expressed that a revaluation of the shiro is unnecessary. Some of the councillors were most emphatic in raising a protesting voice against such a step being taken, despite the fact that the shire valuator (Mr RT. J. Timothy) considered (hat property had increasrd 15 per cent in value siuce tho lastj valuation /four years ago). The consensus of opinion amongst councillors was that ...
SALE OF OAKLANDS (N.S.W.) PROPERTY. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 9 April 1914
SALE OF OAKLANDS (N.S.W.) PROPERTY. Green, Manning and Co., report li&ving completed Uio BUIO, by privato contract, of 510 acres of land, withiu threo miles of Oaklands, N.S.W., account of Mr M, T. 1'ahey, at a satisfactory pries, the purchaser being Mr Win I'ainter, of Eosondon. This property ia one of tho Coroen subdivision farms, aud is highly suitable for wheat growing or grazing. SUICIDE,-At PorepuokBh oa Friday, Percy Rowland Rayner, 21 years of age, committed suicide. Deceased, who was well-known as a prominent district footballer, had not been in good health for some time, and under Dr L. S. Kidd had bees treated for neurasthenia. He decided after hie lanch to go oub rabbit shooting, and prepared for his excursion by Bhaving himself and cleaning oat his riilo. Some time afterwards ho was observed Bhooting rabbits in a paddock near the town, bat as he did not return homo as usual, a Bearch waa made, with the result that Rayner'a body was found with a ballet) 'wound th...
LAW ABOUT THISTLES. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 9 April 1914
LAW ABOUT THISTLES. Under the lav in Viotorin the Governor in Council has power, by merely ordering tbe issue of a procla mation, to declare any plant to be a thiable, and once tbe proclamation is published, that plant becomes a thiBtle for that purpose. Amoug other plants BO treated are the star and aaSron thistles. A prosecution initiated by tbe inspector of tbe Kowree shire in the Edonhope Ooarb of Putty Sessions, against Measrs Wettenball Bros, for allowing'siur tbietlea to grow on their Like Wallace Estate, re cently came before Mr Justice A'Beckett" in. the Practice Court for judgement in an order nisi to review. At the Court of Petty Sessions objoc tion was takon that the proclamation m^de in 1892 had nob been placed before the court, but the magistrates were satisfied to act on their know ledge that those thistles wero pro hibited, and fined the defendeats tbe minimum penalty-£5. An order nisi to review was obtained, on the ground that tbe court had no power to fine the defe...
YARRAWONGA STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 9 April 1914
YAJRRAWONGA STOCK SALE. Green, Mantling and Co., roport Laving held their usual fortnightly stook sale at the Yarrawonga Corporation Yards on Thurs day, 2nd iust, when thoro was a fair yard ing of sheep and a few cattle forward to a good attendance. The effect of recent rains caused lively competition amongst buyers and for all class of stock prices were de cidedly in advance of late rates. Wo sold : -Fat crohsbred wethera 17s Gd, 17s 8d to 18a 3d; crossbred woanms, in fair con dition, rather small, 13s Oil; others in low condition, at lis 8d; crossbred ewes, mixed ages, at 13s 6d; aged merino owes, in low condition, to lis 4d. Fat cattle. Very few yarded. A line of 34, 2 to 2$ year steors, in rather poor condition, mado £3 tis.
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 9 April 1914
PERSONAL. The Rev N. F. Taaon, who hai been rector of Sb Luke's (G.E), Dookie, for 2£ years, is aboat to leave the dis trict, having accepted a charge at Tallangatta. After several weeks' sickness, Mr Healy, stationmaster at Deveniib, resumed duty laat week. Dr A. A. Denis, of Yarrawonga, baa returned from hia trip to Europe, and reaumed practice this week. Mr James Mitchell, owner o1 .' Tabletop Station," Alirary, died on Monday. Mies Louisa Matilda Tomlioson, eecond daughter of Mr and Mra Tomlinsoo, of alarungi, was united in wedlock to Mr Jack Osborne, son of Mr and MrB John Osborne, ef Drama uure, on Wednesday, March 25. The Rev F. W. Wray, formerly captain of the Yarrawonga Rifle Olub, attended a meeting of the Union executive last week at Wangaratta, He was cordially welcomed, and in vited to take a seat at the table. Senior-Constable Brook (formerly of Tungamah, but now of the K>w police station) ia on leave, and ia at present on a visit Jo this township. Air II. F. Tisdal...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 9 April 1914
Bdbinebs NOTICES AUTUMN AND WINTER GOODS! T. ALLATT Begs to announce having completed opening up AUTUMN & WINTER GOODS. MILLINERY DEPARTMENT MISS DUNKLEY has charge of this department, which Is fully stocked with the very Latest Novelties in Millinery, All New and Right Up-to-date, . 03- FIRST SHOW -SATURDAY, MARCH 28th. _£j) t U >.>_*. fl O. fc t> t-J DRESS DEPARTMENT We have opened np a large range of Dress Fabrics, including Tweeds, Serges, Costume and Amazon Cloths, Winceys, etc. A very full range of Donegal Tweeds, Astrella Cloth, Cheviot and Coating Serges. Fnll range of Trimmings. MISS EDSALL has now resumed duties in the Dressmaking Department. ALSO SHOWING.- A Nice Seleclion of LADIES' & CHILDREN'S COATS, iucluding Silk Mackintoshes, Hydrotites and Blanket Tweeds; also Ladies and Children's Golfers. A Complote Runge ef MEN'S CLOTHING, SHIRTS £c., OVERCOATS (Hydrotites and Waterproof). SUITS MADE TO MEASURE.-Styles and Patterns up to date. Patterns b...