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VIOLET TOWN SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY; 18TH SEPTEMBER. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
: . VIOLET. TO.WN. 8HI RE COUNCIL* MONDA Y; 18TH SEPTEMBER. ANNUAL MEETING. Present : Crs. Forshaw (chair), Buckland, Henderson, Black, McShane. " Gordon and J Mitchell. .The presidential allowance WHS in creased from £25 to £80 on the motion of Crs. Black and Gordon.-Carried. Or. Gordon nominated Cr. Buckland as president. He thought he would prove a most capable chairman, . Cr Black seconded. He was satisfied, from Or iBitckland's abtions as a coun . cillor that lie would make an efficient president; Ci. Forshaw supported the motion. Or. Henderson endorsed previous re marks; He was sure that Or Buckland would worthily fill the chair and give all a fair deal. Or. Buckland was unanimously oloc "ted and in taking the chair, thanked them for the . honor. It hud boon his 'intention not to. take the chair if offered to him, but he had been promised tho ; support of the councillors, and as he was | ' -^Biured of. that, ha would accept tho ..honor. They had always pulled to gether andihe ...
PARTED FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
PARTED FK1EXDS. During ;i trial in 'i'ipper.iry, Uuran made a scathing aitaeK on a laud agent. Two days later an enraged gentleman billet into his bedroom in Dublin, before the counsellor was out of bed, and, flourishing a horsewhip savagely., said: '.Sir, I'm the gentleman you insult ed in the court-house in Clonmel in the presence of the wiiolo country, and I'm here to thrush you soundly." "What!" exclaimed Curran, indig nantly. "You call yourself a gen tleman, and yet you mean to strike a man when he's lying down?" "No, bedad," protested the agent, scorning to take a moan advantage of his enemy, and sitting down. "I'll just wait, till you get out of bed, and then I'll give it . to you hot and heavy." "Troth, if that's the way of it," said Out ran, "I'll lie here you change your mind." And lie turned over on his other side. The agent laughed and the counsellor laughed, and Jie who canio to whip stayed to cliuo, and the pair parted the best of friends.
PATRIOTIC SOCIAL BALANCESHEET. RECEIPTS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
PATRIOTIC SOCIAL BALANCE SHifiET. RECEIPTS. Door Takings (per Mr W, Croxford... ...£11 18 0 Expenditore, Miss Sexton ... £1 1 0 MeNny Bros. ... 2 2 0 Hall ... ... 15 0 Presentation-5 ''Swim" pons at 10/G . ... 2 12 6 Dickinson ... ... 0 10 0 M. Young ...0 5 0 Candles, Sugar, Coffee, Tea, etc. ... 0 7 6 Balance ..... ... 3 15 0 0. U. Croxford. G.W.Neil, £11 18 Hon. Sees. "Until 1 was recommended Cham, beilain'a Cough Remedy 1 suffered con. tinuously with colds on the chest,".sajys Miss M, Flanagan, "Cartermin," Ward Street, Kalgoorlie, W.A; I take a few doses of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and the cold is warded off." Sold by all chemists and storekeepers. 22&lt;1 we hope that the dairy farmers of our district will show by their sup port to the now owners that their con rtdenco in oar district] has not been mis biased. . . ; . j
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Pa[?]a, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
POSTAL RATES AND RECUL.ViONS c [Where the term 'The Co.».aion wealth" is used in connection %vith these ruto£ and regulations it includes i'apua. Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. For erory i ounce or fraction thereof. For delivery within the Common wealth 0 1 For delivery in the British Em pire 0 1" For delivery in the Now Hebrides, blinks, and^ Torres Islands ..0 S For delivery in other places .... 0 LETTER OABDS. For delivery within the Common wealth: Singjt, id. eaoh; replj, Id. cacli half. For delivery in the Illitish Empire (see list of places under "Letters ')-Sin gle. Id. each. For delivery in New Hebrides, Hanks, and Torres Islands-Single, 2d. each. For delivery in other plaoes- Single, 2jd. each. POST CAKDS. Single Postcards impressed with t/it Id. stamp, and itcply or double cjir.la, each half of which has the Id. slump impressed thereon, may be transmute! to places within tho Commonwealth, am! to those places, enumerated "Letters," to which letters may be t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
HEARNE'S BRONCHITIS CURE The Grandest Remedy for COUGHS and COLDS A dose or two la generally sufficient KEEP A BOTTLE IN-THE HOUSE . SOLD by nil CHEMISTS ond STORES Grain Siiiits Hides Tallow Bark Leather Brokers Lsili Agency Co. Lid. wbs1 Srsia Every Ytedsss&y All proceeds are held In trust. uaent la stored by Itoelt nn&lt;2 co np to dote of Wcsl Sales Every Tassday. Other Produce Three Times a Weefc Liberal Advauess Made Salter Shipments Undcrtalion on CMyr.er'o Account Ttorec Month's Free Sto&'&gz -or,^ il Oroln received Into Store from 1st Docfcrnbcr tp r.-turuh, oi'o month allowed. aorfil Agents-VicSorifi. Siverina Oueensland for Cooper's Sheep Dip. cT in Victoria & Queensland for the Gelatine Inonronee Co.. Offices: CoSSius end S£lii&lt;$ Strocto. Melbourne. \ pxssi*ai?aayjar.i K"ViU»a# iiva r 221^3: 33 3B n pr; t k s 2 v n 3 a s ?? -"BZHBftHKaSSHtfBte f/RnnragorsnHafl uSFiQaQKEBIQfCD H. H6NSHHLL chemist, I uroa. DESIRES to iiifo...
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
Church Services. Presbyterian-Karramomus 11, Miepoll 3, Violet Town 7.30; Mr Thomas Church of England-Vestry Meeting (this evening) 8; Stouy Creek (no service), Violet Town 3 (prize distribution S.S.) Violet Town 7.30, Rev. -D. A. McEachern. Methodist-Violet Town 11, Boho 3» Mr S. Wall;-Upotipotpon 11, Enrlston 3, Violet Town 7.30, Rev. J, Edwards; ttadda einnie 11, Mr Peacock; Baddaginnie 7» Mr Fuhrmeister.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
Spring Announcement! WE have pleasure in announcing the arrival of our NEW SPRING GOODS, and cordially invite you to inspect our Exhibition of the Season's LATEST NOVELTIES. in all Departments, commencing SATURDAY, 5th SEPTEMBER . We are making a specially attractive Display in Millin ery; Ribbons and Flowers. , . This Department is replete with the newest designs in Trimmed and Untrimmed Hate for Ladies and Children's wear. We are also showing a wide range of all the Newest in Dress Goods, Floral and Embroidered Yoiles and Muslins and Crepes. H^vIp's PrSflfr« asusVal are making a . llvfylvJ 53 ? ? iilLvj specialty in this line and have indented a fine assortment which will be to hand shortly. As usual we lead in our Lace and Embroidery Depart ioent, and are showing some dainty designs. Neck-wear being a special feature of this Season's dress ing, we have catered extensively for it. ... FANCY-WORK-In this section Miss Tobitt has selected some beautiful designs in White and colored w...
HONORING THE VOLUNTEERS. A SUCCESSFUL FAREWELL FUNCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 15 September 1914
HONORING THE VOLUNTEERS A SUCCESSFUL FAREWELL - : FUNCTION. A most enthusiastic gathering wag that which mot at the Mechanics' Institute on Monday last to do honor, any say farewell, to the local soldier boys who are going with the Australian Expeditionary Force to Europe, the hall being crowded. The volunteers present were-Ptes J. Underwood, J. nnd W. Stevenson and T. Hancock, The other Violet Town representatives were unable to obtain sufficient leave. Proceedings opei gd with "God Save the King." ? &nbsp; &nbsp; Cr Johnston Wilson (in the absence of the shire president) occupied the ohair, and after referring to their pluck in offering to brave tho trials and difficul ties of a soldiers life, concluded with words of encouragement to tho volun teers. Mr MacDonald referred to the fine physique of the troops in the camp at Broadmeadows and thought that Violet Town representatives heId their own in &nbsp; that matter. He spoke of the reverses of fortune which ...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XVII. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 22 September 1914
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER XVII. 'I'lie sudden reappearance of one ol her own friends, alter being so long cut off from all society, liail raided Hi Ilia's breast a \ague leeing ol unrest. Longings which bail been lulled to rest In tile apathy ol despair, revived ill all tlieir old intensity, although there was no hope to leeil them. , And the mere sight, ol Captain ttci'csfoidfamiliar lacu brought buck all the ghosts ol the past in a formid able army. As she silt alone iu her pretty home, to which lier husband hail given tho uitmo of the ".Lilacs,'' she imagined ' herself back in the old sweet life with its joys and its sorrows. The work dropped from lier fingers oil to Iter lap, ami she was wandering once more about the beautiful gardens at Helton, with the mellow tones of Cis Deverel's voice in lier ear. The fancy was so vivid, that nn actual blusli rose to her checks, and her Hps parted in a smile. A slight noise woke her from her day divam, and ou looking round the sight of ne...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 22 September 1914
&lt;n© invigorating and sustaining Piwer m, 16 amply verified toy oapabis authorities SCHUTZE A CO., Pure Woollen > UNDERWEAR Manufacturers. Ladies, Gentlemen's and Children's Combinatiou,( Singlets and Drawers, etc., made to measaro. Price? Lists and Samples on application BLOCK ARCADE, Melbourne. 23? Colllns-streot. Take Lift ITADATIO PERMANENTLY CUBES Hydttidt. Liver *nd KldncyTroublcs, Outric ulcer*, Intsml Orowtb* 5W »od 5/0 per oolUe. Cbcmlst* *i?4 Storey. f S. A. PALMER, 489 .FLINDERS IjANE, MELBOOKNK Most doctors from goodneu of bciti treat eoo*]j ases without expectattoo u/ payment, bot did /oaj ver know ol a docCor who roturoed fee* wb*o tog tailed to cot* I This Uaiso Hanukcturicf Cora paoj gu&rastoe to retufp Wright's Rhcumit^Artfinedj "7 /fftiubloj fOrcc* _ 4looe t/ufceie tW« mac; (ailux««,J mattrr oj ba»e J iostacc«» iaXibrjtixt in whieb tbe rtfuadj b claimed Ifjrou uvnd to >99 Elirabelli Stie Melbourne, tb# com piny .nil jiv* jroo foil par ticola...
COUNTRY ROADS BOARD. First Annual Report. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 22 September 1914
COUNTRY ROADS BOARD. First Annual Report. A vast amount of interesting informs, tion is contained in the first annual re port of the Country Roads Board,: which has just been presented to tlib Minis ter of Public .Works. The hoard has not been long in existence, and there fore the report deals ni)t ^0 mftch'wiih tho consjructionaf' wpric - as with the preliminary labors connected with the investigation of the highways in those portions p£ thq State visited, tho con ditions of the road in tho districts, and the method o£ dealing with the highways of the Government and municipalities. The Sydney road is reported on as follows "Of the prosont condition of tho road generally, it may be said that it is in a very bad state, portions of it, where it has not been metalled, be ing impassable in wet weather for* ve hicular traffic; and for the greater part it is quite unfit for a main national highway connecting the. two largest of the cities in tho Commonwealth. Tho best see,tion ot the road...
BALMATTUM. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 22 September 1914
.. BiLMATTUM. A tennis . match was played on Sat urday last ^between- Balmsittum and Violet Town,-resulting in a win for the latter by two games; the tussle being a close one all through, and if time would have permitted the playing oiit_ of tho last set of mixed doubles, Bal-' . mattum would . probably have turned tho tables and won the match, the locals being up to true, tennis form: As usual, the ladies dispensed afternoon tea, and quite a pleasant afternoon- was spent. " ' A meeting of all interested in the formation of 'a first aid society .was held on Holiday last, when there - was 'a large attendance. . The object' was ;taken up very eritKusiastically.-After some discussion it was decided to farm a. branch but as very little. information was before -, the meeting, only routine matters were dealt with and ^officers appointed. The meeting adjourned un til- further information ; was . available. The committee, of ladies appointed to sew and cijllnct comforts . lor the soi ..dier...
PRICE OF MEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 22 September 1914
PRICE OF MEAT. Despito the fact that sheep and cattle at this week's sales at Newmarket wcro of much poorer quality than is consistent with even these times of in ferior supplies there .was a firming ten dency. ».On the average sheep rose from Is-to Is 3d, while the priccs received for scraggy bullocks and cows were what buyers termed "heartbreaking." The influence of the drought is likely to have a very serious effect on the meat market, both wholesale and re tail. For months there has been, very little or no grass in the State, Mid pastoralists -anti graziers have been push ing their stocks inle, the market with all possible speed. At the beginning of the year it was observed by com petent judg03 that not only was there a depressing lack ot quality in the supplies, but that flocks and herds were depleted to an alarming extent. Then camo the drought, and , knowing (that i£ they hold their stocks they would not have any food for them, owners forced them into the market with ut most ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 22 September 1914
"My boy Jack \yu:j wry bail will) ilinrrlioiu," writes Mrs. M. Leo, Korbcs, N.S.W. "for i|iiite a fortnight ho was ill ami got wry (weak. My husband bought a bottlo o£ Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhcca Remedy and to oursur iiriso j.i 10 dose completely cured him." Sold by all chomists and storekeepers. State Elections. III view of the approach of the general .elections for the Legislative Assembly, electors are urged to "make sure that their names appear on the rolls of, the btate. Six months have -elapsed since the electoral canvass was taken, and m tho meantime, numbers of persons . have either changed tlicir place of liv ing °r have attained the age of 21. ' Copies o£ the 'ro\ls~ may" be' inspected at registrars'-office, . State schools, police stations, railway s'.alions, and post-ofli \ ces, and . claim forms may also be ob tamed from such places. In order to secure the right of voling at Stato elec tions, claims forenrolment must be' made at least thirty days- before the disso...
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 22 September 1914
Church Services. *PreJjbyterian-Violet Town 11 and 7,30, Stoney Greek 3, Mr Thomas. , Church of England-Violet Town 11 (nc), and 7.30; Mogloncmby 3.Vuctry Meeting (Moiuluy) 8 p.m. Rev. D. A. McKachcrn. Melho'riist-Violet Town 11, Boho 3, Violet Town 7.30, Mr Barrett; Baddaginnio 11. Earhton 3, Rev. Edwards; Upotipotpon 3. Baddnginnie 7 30 Mr Cook.
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 22 September 1914
TENNIS. A most enjoyable afternoon was spent last Saturday week when thi members of tiia Yulet Town Tennis Club journeyed to Balmattuin. Violet Town allowed the want of practice and, h id it not boon for the play of Dr. Daviea, would have rnado a very poor stood. Kofreshmonta wero Hupplied bv Uih fyiluuittuin ladieg The fql--' lowing are the Bcores: Da vies and llolmuu boat Wulker and Oleuiont 0-3, 0-1. Davies atitj Holinan boat WcKernau and Waken alinw (J-1, (J-3 ; Hnroourl and gito lost, to MoK'-rtuui and Wskeushaw, (j-5 2-5; IfariMui t. an I S!eo loot to Walki-r and (.Ilemiint, 2-0, 0-(3 ; Jli^sra (Jmli!i wood and Cojliriu.e, lost t'o Walte;is!uiiv mid Wadeaoil, ;l-0, 1-0 ; Hiss Ouchriiin and Dr. Dari' h boat Minn Wa&lt;!osoii and Widk. r, (3-8Q-), A'iflot Ton n150; "almiiliurn '17
Violet Town Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 22 September 1914
Violet COWJI Sentinel Published Every Tuesday Morning TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1014 SUPPLY OF '1'IMHEU.-Teudeta are in vited by the shire couucilre,turnnble on Monday next, 28th insl., for the supply of sawn timber for Lehinaim's bridge. CARlvfAKEU APPOINTED.- At the last meeting of the Violet Town Water Trust, Mr 0. R. Croxford was appointed to the position of caretrfker at a salary of £20 per annum. ENROLLING VOLOSTEERS.-Notice is given in our advertising columns that mon desirous of joining the Second Ex peditionary Forco may apply at tlio Shire Hall, Violet Town. -..GR'AZISO RIGHTS.-The grazing rights of the Violet .Town Recreation Reserve were sold at Messrs Watts, lurnbult and Co's stock sale on Friday last, the '' purchaser beingMr Dave llclvcnzie, at .£14. SYDNEY ROAD CONFERENCE -A conference of delegates from shires in terested in the Violet Town proposal to ask the Government to entirely take over the Sydney read as a national road-, :and reijeve the' njunjcipalities of any ...
VIOLET TOWN AND DISTRICT PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 22 September 1914
VIOLET TOWN AND DISTRICT PATRIOTIC FUND. At the committee, meeting licit! on 9th iiist., there was ft good attendance mid good work was dono. Messrs H. G. Meyer, J. J, Johnston, W. C. "West and V. Greed were added to the couiiiiiMee as also were tha follow ing who have been asked to ccileot jn and around their own districts; - Boho South, Messrs Williams and J. James. " - Strathbogio North, Messrs R, Smith and F. Wallace. UaUuattum, Messrs A. Gordon, jr., and Gfc Wakenshaw. Tamleugh, Messrs C. Wilkinson and 0. J. Ewert. - Tamleugh North, J. Moss." Koonda, Xlefsra Walter Down, Geo. Walker. : Goouialibea, Messrs C. Wilson- and Black. TCitrlston, Messrs G. Henderson, F, Wall and J. Gibbs Onninmbo, .Moss rs Pi. Meldrum, Telford, Buckland,D. Bradshaw,luiray, and W. Frederick. Boho p'eople arS holding a concert on 80th September, and other movements are on foot. A patriotic concert will bo held in the Mechanics', at a date to be fixed. Further donations promised: Mrs E. M. Hall ... 0 5 0 ...
THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 22 September 1914
THEY SAY That a party of "tin-kett!ers" at Strathbogia recontly met .with ail un expected reception." That tlio ''happy hubby"-after- an hour's tin-rattling, appeared at the door way with a double barrelled gtinnnd fired both barrels into the.iiight. Tliat Ihe tin-pannera, some of whom walked s»rernl miles, failed to appreciate' his hospitality, and hare since christened ?him "Gunpowder Bill." . ? That the local patriotic fund has now topped the century. That this ..amount is exclusive of the £50 voted by tlio Council. That the list is Still .open and further donations will be received by the lion, sec., Mr E. Slee. That a conference of the Shires interested in the Sydney joad is to bo held at yiolet Town on Monday next, at 12 o'clock. '* That Nagambie have entered a protest against the final match of the \VVN.E P A being awarded . to Euroa, on the ground that.they played an unregistered man. * That ihe matter was to have been dealt with at a meeting of ihe associ ation last night. ...
DISTRICT NEWS STRATHBOGIE. [Newspaper Article] — Violet Town Sentinel — 22 September 1914
DISTRICT NEWS frnoM ooit OWN OORUKSPONDKNI STRATIIBOGIE. Nearly, every week a little rain falls, generally about half an inch, which jusl keeps tilings growing a little. A good downpour of two or three inclics is needed to give tho ground a good soak ing, and make grass for llie summer. Never were the cheeks so low at this time of the year. Tho early sown crops look very well so far-, but late sown crops will be very poor if heavy rains do not soon come. The'prices for oats are very are. very satisfactory, and should give good results if crops are fair. The chaflcuttors are busy just now. owiag to the high price '61 this pro duct. Some farmers are cutting their slacks and holding, in case the crops turn out. poor, in . that case it may he all needed on the farms. - . Great activity is being shown in the erection of rabbit.proof netting,-as this is the only means by which tho. rabbit pest can be coped with. It is gratify >hc great advant ages to be derived from its use. Residents ...