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THE LEGEND OF GLAMIS CASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 February 1917
.THE LEGEND OF GLAMIS CASTLE. If the convalescent soldier who dis covered the outbreak of lire at Glamis Castle had been a little less alert, a famous mystery might have been cither ended or explained. Glamis Castle is the seat of a terrible secret which is never known to more than three people at once-the Earl o£ Strathmore, his porter, and the heir to the earldom. The heir is not initi ated into the secret until he comes of age; but it is said that its nature is so appalling that a gay and irrespon sible youth lias, been found permanent ly sobered and awe-striclcen on his twenty-first birthday in consequence ol the revelation made to him over night. One version of the legend is that the Strathmore family was cursed in the good old days when curses had power, and that the secret is the sec ret of the curse. Another version is that a monstrous creature, with, the head of a bull and the body of a man, inhabits one of the rooms in the castle, and that once a party of guests determined...
AN EXTRAORDINARY DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 February 1917
AN EXTRAORDINARY DISCOVERY. The invention of the X-rays startled the world, and its use has been most valuable to medical science. Now, it seems, a new discovery has been made which will develop self-made pictures of internal organs, and prove of ines timable benefit to the nation. It is stated that the name of the inventor is James Shearer, aged 30, at present a sergeant in the R.A.M.C., and work ing at a casualty clearing station. By birth he is a Scotsman, but he receiv ed his late education in America, where lie graduated M.D., Ch.JI., at the University of Washington. He could not be given a commission, as the medical degree he holds is not one of those recognised in Great Bri tain. 'With the X-ray, in a darkened chamber, it is possible to obtain a pic ture of the bones and more solid struc tures, but by means of his discovery it is possible in broad daylight to ob tain detailed pictures of any organ of the body, brain, liver, kidneys, spleen, and to see at a glance by what gros...
The Open Column. [We do not necessarily identify ourselves with opinions expressed in these columns.] PROPOSED BRASS BAND. TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 February 1917
The Open Column. [Wodo not necessarily identify ourselves with opinions expressed in these columns.] PROPOSED BRASS BA.ND. TO THE EDITOR SIR,-1 think Mr Jack Lewis ia de serving of some consideration for his attempt to organise a brass band in the town, but judging by the report of the meeting in your last issue, Mr Lewis got very short shift from the chairman, and was to all appearances " outed " without getting a chance to explain his attitude. From what I can gather, there is no doubt Mr Lewis was responsible for t&e attend ance of tho3t townspeople. He con vened the meeting, and in justice to him, should have been allowed to spenk. Instead of that the chairman announced that the band had been re organised, an engagement accepted, and a most important item a band master appointed. Was this fair play ? I think not. We have had a long ex perience of bandojasters in the town, who have drav?n good salaries.-paid principally by the townspeople-and when "a few tunes were desire...
Bright Recreation Reserve. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 February 1917
Bright Recreation Reserve. A MEETING r-f trustees of above WBB held at Mr Breen's office on Thursday evening last, when thero were present -Messrs H. H. Manning (in the chair), G. \V. Sharp, 0. Sudekum, J«\ Traulsen, W. 0 Srrell, and G. R. Abraham. The confirmation of the minutes WBB agreed to on the motion of Messrs Sharp and Traulsen. The hon. sej, (Mr P. J. Breen) pre sented a financial statement for the year ended 31st December, 1916, as .follows : - Rpceipts.-To rent of around, £4 ; Lands Department grant, £10; donation, £10; dr. balance bank, 31/12/16', £14 IS/6; outstanding cheques, £3 3/. Total, £42/1/6. Ex penditure -By interest, 31/12/16. £11 6/3; interest, £1 ; hell and freight, £1 15/; improvements, £23 12/9; bank charges, 10/; inxurance, £2 1/; adver tising, 4/ ; postages and stationery, 2/6 ; cleaning, planting grass, etc., £1 10/. Total, £42 1/6. The statement was received on the motion of Mr Manning, seconded by Mr Traulspn. Chairman mentioned that the princi pal bus...
Taxing Bachelors, [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 February 1917
Taxing Bachelors, ATTENTION is directed to the fact tig nil persons in Australia who are to| married, and who had no dependent during the 12 months commeocitj 7 .July 1st, 1915, and endin? Ju&e 30i 1916, and whose gross income Jaric! ; "? that period from all sources amoMtej-T"; to the sum of £100 or upwards in to furnish Federal income tax retum on or before March 15th, 1911,: ' Dependent means a relative of it; taxpayer by blood, marriage or adoptk towards whose maintenance the til payer has contributed £'26 during th? year in which his taxable ir,conie su derived.
Destroy Stomach Acids By Taking Magnesia. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 February 1917
Destroy Stomach AcidT^ Taking Magnesia. ' IF you suffer from indigestion or pepsia, you doubtless have a grie»a^ against your stomach-it hurts 2 :* Possibly you know that you can alievJ, this pain and pacify your stomach l taking. some pepsin or powerful nj? : :/? killing drug after meals, but is it ^ to make such a patched-up peace your stomach? Remember thatia cases out of ten it is excessive adfe-';' that causes stomach pain, and lhat drc? and medicines should only be cj when the stomach is actually disease? which rarely is the case, and then otS on your physician's advice. Drugs ^ numb the pain, but the sense of stead 1 and well being they give you is ustui .false, because they do not destroy ijl j acid which almost invariably is thecasi of the trouble. There is really only preparation which can be relied upc; to do this, and that is bUvra'ol magn«£' ; which most chemists stock in pomjj and tablet form. Half a teaspoonful5 ' hi titrated magnesia powder or two co^." pressed table...
CHAPTER X. An Heiress—But a Murderer's Wife. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 February 1917
CHAPTER X. An Heiress-But a Murderer's Wife. Belle opened her eyes and gazed about her. There was something strange in the atmosphere of her sur roundings; a sense of wide space and brightness everywhere, a scent of flowers came dimly to her conscious ness. She stirred and moaned, and there followed at once the rustle of cool linen; a pair of soft hands touch ed her, one hand slipped beneath her head. "Drink this," commanded a soft, but imperative voice; and something cool and acid passed the girl's lips. At once she became aware of acute pain in her head, but before her newly awaliened brain could fasten itself on this fact a slow and infinitely pleasure able drowsiness laid hold of her, find she slipped away to a darkening val- > ley where mysterious music ebbed and [ flowed like the tides of the sea. Once or twice she had come back from that vague borderline between death and life, to know a slight curios ity, but long before she had emerg ed from the strange deeps into which ...
A Feather in the Wind Published by Arrangement with Cassell & Co., Lon. and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER IX. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 February 1917
A Feather in the Wind By FRANK H. SHAW Author of "The Love Tides," Bondage ol Hale," &lt;ic Published by Arrangement with Cassell & Co., Loji. and ilclb. All Eights Reserved. CHAPTER IX. (Continued). So it seemed as though the wind swept feather, had at last been blown into a haven of peace. But such mat ters concerned: Belle not at all; whether she was a working girl from n. slum, or direct descendant of this noMc house mattered nothing. "Why doesn't that doctor come': 1 demanded Lord Claremont, pacing fev erishly up and down. "We must learn the whole truth of the matter from her lips; we must set inquiries afoot, we must--we must "We must go down on our kness and thank God for His mercies," said his wife. But their unrest was allayed by tha arrival of the doctor; a grey-faced, capable man, who wasted no time in asking sentimental questions, but ap plied himself to his task with thor ough ability. As his slim fingers moved about the poor, injured head, his eyes stra...
Bright Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 February 1917
Bright Shire Council. &nbsp; &nbsp; sThB ordinary monthly meeting of above W59 held on Tuesday. Present-Crs. Abraham (president), Roper, Rollason, Goldswortby, Wallace, Jones, Milne, Dundas and Gribble. MlNorES. Minutes of previeus meeting were read and confirmed, on the motion of Cr. Tones, seconded by Cr. Roper. CORRESPONDENCE. Oa'.ward correspondence despatched -since last meeting was read and approved, following letters received were read and dfalt with: From A. H. Smith, Wangaratta, thank ing council for having supported him la the recent electiou for Board of Public Health.-Received. From Public Health Department, jilelbourne, stating that certain repairs to grandstand at Myrtleford racecourse had not been completed as demauded - Received. ;'5y From Department of Mines, Melbourne, asking if council is satisfied with the work being done on the road at Pore pankah by the Ovens Valley dredge. President moved that the departmeut be informed as far as the road has b...
"Win the War " Ministry. PORTFOLIOS ALLOTTED. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 February 1917
11 Win the War " Ministry. PORTFOLIOS ALLOTTED. THE new Federal War Ministry, com prising six Liberals and fire of Mr Hughes' p*rty, v. Inch has been formed with the object of rendering more effec >ive Austria's part in the prosecution of she war, was 6W0rn iu at Federal Government Hoiisi oq Siturdiy after iioiq « about half-past 3 o'clock. It is composed..as follow?, "in order of prece dence : - Prime Minister and. Attorney-Genera! -Mr Hughes (Lib., NSW.) - . Minister: fr the Navy-Mr Joseph Cook (Lib., N.S.W.) Trenurer-Sir Jolm Forrest (Lib., X.S.VV.) Minister for" Defence-Senator Pearce (Lab, W.A.) Vice-President of Executive Council Senator Millen (Lib., N.S.W ) Minister for Woiks and Railways Mr Watt (Lib., Vic.) Minister for Home and Territories-Mr Glyun (Lib , S.A ) Minister for Customs- Mr Jensen (Lab., Tas.). Poatuiaster-Sensral-Mr Webster (Lab , K.S.W.) Honorary Ministers-Mr Groom (Lib., Q', Assistant Attorney-General); Senator Russell (Lab., Vic , in charge of Shipping)...
Recruiting in Indi. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 February 1917
Recruiting in Indi. THE first confirence of the Indi executive under the recruiting scheme was held at Wajigaratta on Fiiday night last, five S ale electorates beiot; represented. Mr Parker Moloney, M.U.R., preside 1, In connection with the election of ch tirman, the R*v\ L William?, of Beechsvorth, nail tint his committee, while recognising Mr Moloney as chairman, by viriu* of his position, desired an assurance that he would refrain from references to 'he cro s.ription campaign, and also from state ments that Austni'ia cou-d not 8ft'-rd 1(3,500 men a month, and that reinforce meals were not needed, 0 her delegates supported this view, and atked that the chairman ehou'd state his acceptance or otherwise of the full scheme of the director genera!. Mr Moloney s»id he hoped that all reference to ihe receat campnign which ..\ould be likely to cause friction would he cut oat by all speaker?. No one expccU-d to get 10,500 men a month. While he intended to do his utmost on behalf of ihid v...
Bright Easter Carnival. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 February 1917
Bright Easter Carnival. TH2 annual meeting of above was held al ihe Star Hotel on Thursday evening last and was largely attended. 5Ir H. H. Manning (president) occupied the chiir and there w^re aiso present- Messrs A. \Y. Qjinn, A. r. A. Masciorini. H. Crowther, W. H. Goldsworthy, E. lv. Ahern, A. Miles, G. J. Oikley, W. J. Kneebone, G U. Abrahun, G. E. Abri Ji^m, J. Lewis, J. S . H. Walker, \V. C. Saell. W. H. CirJwell, F. Trau'sen, W. E Talbot, A. J. Showers, P. Biddle, T. Crotty, D. J. Walker, L. S. Ken oaf, and E J. D^iany, hon. sec. Chairman eaid, as there were no minutes, the first business would be to decide aa to whether they Ehould hold sports aa usual on Easter Monday. Mr Quia moved that a mixed pro gramme o£ aporte be held on £«ier Monday aa formerly.-The motion wes seconded by Mc Showers, and carried unsnircously. ;? : Chairman aaid'that, in consequence of j complaints being made on the ground amongst.officials of the difficulty in getting | horees to the starting post a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 February 1917
EVERY woman whose health is . causing her anxiety is invited to write for a copy of our NEW BOOKLET of valuable information, which should be in every home. Send 3d for postage to . ; Dept. 3 9, Ladies' College oi Health, 327 Collins-Street, MELBOURNE. CLARKE & CO., STOCK & SHARE BROKERS, 3 11 Collins-street Melbourne. P. J. BREEN, EEPEIESENTATIVE. BY giving us your Job Printing you sre . supporting a Jocal industry and j Circulating the money in your own town Huuser the Best Sauce. Siuce ia used to create an appetite. Toe right way is to look to the digestion. When that is good you are certain to relish your food. Charaberlain'a Tablets for the stomach and liver iraprove the digestion and create a healthy appetite. For Dale by Walker Bros. Bright; J H. Jonc?, flarristville; 0. Lardi, WaLdilU gong; C. G. Goodman, Porepunkah; J. Ritchie, Buokland, Abscesses, Hydatids, Liver, Kidney I fa ant^ Bladder Troubles, Rheumatism * 4 Indigestion etc.,Cured by Vitedatio. i I Writ...
Begin Treatment At Once. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 February 1917
Begin Treatment At Once. Have you a weak throat? If BO, YOU cannot be too careful. You cannot begin treatment too early. E-Jch cold makes you more liable to another, and the last is always the harder to cure. If you ?will take Chamberlain's Cough Remedy at the outset you will be eared much trouble. For aale by Walter Bros. Bright J. H Jones, Harrietville; C. Lardi, Wand iligong; C G. Goodman, Porepunkah ; J. Ritchie, Buckland.
Myrtleford Market. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 February 1917
I. Myrtleford Market. Fx, AN ag A NY N E v,- si .i m & Co repo-t bavin? held their fortnightly market at Myrtlefurd oa Wednesday of laet week, whan they hid a good y-iriin^ of all classes of stuck. Pigs inet a very go jd sale an 1 eold in advance of hte rates. W* sold in pens from 33/ to L3 Sheep We hid a very good yirding of she&lt; p, tho demand for which was brisk. Bihalf Smith Bios., ewes lo 35/; wethere «/j same owner, 33/, purchased liy J. Lick ; a/j Mr C eland, wethers 29,9 to 30/ purchased by Weaton Bros and R Hiil ; »/&lt;: C Martin, wethers 29/1, purchase! !>y P. Duano ; lambs o/-; s une ven !ur 22/Qr, wethers 25/9 ; lambs a/c T. L'j*in, 22/1; ewes »/c Mr G.-igj, 30/; a/o W Muoro, 23/10. pur chised by P. D.inphy and J. Cjnley; k second pen of lambs from same owner, 21/8. secured by suite purchasers ; lambs B/C 13- Culhine, 21/3 ; iwib/s Panlook Bros., 28/6 ; rims, 2(5/9 to L2 12/6 Gittle : Behalf B. Chamber^ bullocks L14 10/. purchased by Wes'on ...
Rainfall at Bright. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 February 1917
Rainfall at Bright. .FOLLOWING is the rain record in Bright fcr the past four v^ars, ami the [.rssenl year up to &lt;l''e. These (ipuret havi beeD kindly supplied by Mr. E. J. De'ariy : Month. January . February . March .... April .. . May Jane ....... Jiily August.... .September October . November December. 1013 2. :t4 1.36 6.07 1.2-1 2.99 1.29 2.20 4.4-2 3.42 4.31 2.98 1.07 1U14. 1915. 1916 1.06 0.33 2.38 3.06 4.36 1.23 2.68 0.56 2.49 1. 8 2.72 0.9 0.53 0.29 2.42 6.1> 9.6f 6.02 6.8 4.91 «.06 1.29 J. 3.36 3. In 0.96 3.67 2.26 6.17 8.2: 7.77 5.03 5.3J 6.6H 2.05 3S>69J23.48 45.1354.6b 5.35 In February, 1911, 9-54 inches of rain fell in the Bright district in 11 days; Porepunkah sports on Friday, 16th March:
Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 February 1917
Sporting. LES DARCY, ifae Australian champion, has "been matched to fight Mike'' Gibbons, on 4&lt;h April, at Milwaukee, for a purse of £10.000,-to be equally divided. The Government "Gazette" of N.S W announced on Thursday that all race clubs in the State must have the totalisator in stalled before the end of March. The only exception is the A.-J C, which is given until 30th June to erect its machines. Following are the results of the Deder ang races held on Wednesday of last week :- Maiden Plate-H Wynack's Brakareta 1, S. Mills' Trine Last 2. Dederang Handicap--J. C. Keegan's Ardform 1, J. T Hyne's Little Dook 2 A. J. King's Iiarbird 3 Trial Slakes H Petersen's Angleform 1, N Smith's Belle Avon 2. Park Welter-J. M. M'Donald's Mur.daroo 1, J O'Meally's Mernform 2. Flying Handicap-Angle form I, Silver Street 2. Stand Handi cap-Barbird 1, Queenie 2 Final Handi cap-Mundaroo l, Ardform 2. Up to date nomenclature was in evi dence at Eldorado races last week. The Welter resulted ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 February 1917
MELBOURNE G.G. FOX, .ViT;:- -=-B.A., LL.R.. , N SOLICITOR. ; 6A.VA.N-STREET, BIUGHI .Vt' ". TEDSI MONEYS TO LEND. MICHAEL P. RYAN, BARRISTER & SOLICITOR. ^ visit BRIGHT every fortnight in future. " May be seen at Star Hitel. " Date of next Visit-SGth FEBRUARY. AHERN & M'SWINEY Bai'risters and Solicitors, REID STREET, WANGARATl'A . Mr. M'Swiney, Commissioner'for New ." South Wales. -Trust and other Moneys to Lend. DENTISTRY. G. A. Payne, L.D.S., Dentist C. E. Donnelly of Murphy-Mreet, WANQARATTA, WILL visit Bright and Myrtleford every second week, and may .be consulted at Mrs. Abraham's .Stai Hotel.-DATE OF NEXT VISIT : BRIGHT, Monday, 26th February, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; all day on Tuesday. MR. E. TALBOT JOKES, DENTAL SURGEON, 94 COLLINS ST., MELBOURNE, visits BRIGHT . every two weeks. Gold filling, crowi; work, painless extractions by laughing gas, cocaine, &c. Artificial teeth ? a .peciality. NEXT VISIT-Alpino Hotel, Bright, Tuesday, March 6th, from 4.30 p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 February 1917
THE Purchase of a Piano peldom occurs more than once in ft lifetime, and should therefore bo a matter of very careful con sideration, as the experience of everyday articles, bo easily acquired by most pur. chasers, is often absent in choosing a Piano. Wc can quote you Melbourne prices for the best makes delivered to your homo " Shappill," "Crowley,*' "Leland,11 MEs toy," .'Henscl," 4*Ricca," " KeBfiels," Geo. Rogers & Sons," " Samoa," " Odeon" and other English and Amorican raakee; also tho Australian *' Wertheim." You may pay a small deposit and liavo easy terms, if yoa so desiro. Tho Music Parlor Walker Bros. Pty. Limited THOSE who aro fond of Swimming will ap preciate these goods ; Navy Ono-Pieco ...Bathing Suits... v Boys' ... - 1/6 Youths' ... ? ? 1/9 S. Men's . ... 1/11 Men's 2-pieco Bathing Suits, in red, Davy and white bands - 8/6 Ladies' Navy Wool Bathing CoBtumea with red and white bands--1- 6/6 TOILET SOAPS. - Lever's Casfcilo 6d, Violet 6d, Sulphur 6d, Carbolio G...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 February 1917
| Bereavement Notice. MRS. WliSTON and FAMILY desire to return eincera thanks to their friends for lettore, telegrams, florBl tributes, and other kindnesses received during their recent sad bereavement; especially Dr. Skewes for liiB unremitting attention. Bright, 22/2/17. A MEETING of BRIGHT BRANCH 13L of P.L.C. will be held at the Fire Brigade Hall on 28th inst. Delegates mm local branches are urged to attend. Business important.-A. MILES, hon. sec. DEATH. MANNING.-On the 15th February (sud denly), at his residence, Bright, Henry Horeman, beloved husband rf Jane Manning.