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THE NEW PREMIER. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
T52E N5?W BHtGMIEK. Sir Alexander Peacock, the new Pro inior, 13 one of the best known figures in State Polities, and has had Parliamentary experience extending over 25 years. Ha was bora at Croswick, in 18151. When 28 years of ago ho entered the Legislative Assembly as member for the old district . of dunce and Allandi-.le. In the following ' year He bocoino an honorary Minister in tho MunroMinistry. Ho was Minister of Education in the Shiels Ministry (1992-93). anil for a time Postmaster-General! . From 1891 to 1899 he was Chief Secretary nnd Minister of Education in the Turner Ministry, and from 1900 to 1901 Chief Secretary and Minis;or of Labqi', succeed ins as Premier and Trua-mrer on 12 th February, 1901, whuti Sir George Turner severed hie connection with State politics in order to join ilia F- da'al Ministry. His term of olliee was comparatively brief, extending only to JOtli Jnr;e,' 1 vol. His defeat ensued upon the widespread de mand for rotreiiclmiftnt and reform in. Vict...
Appearance In his Favor. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
Appearance In his Favor. "Where 'ave I bin lately?" said Wil liam Trotter to Ills friend Sylvester. "Why, I haccepted a hinvUation Lo upend a kipple of weeks in one o' King Edward's hotels. Seein' ihe weather you've had, I was well orf. Tho only thing I didn't like was, they don't stone the raisins for the puddeu in them places. "I'll tell yer 'ow it 'appened. I was standin' outside a grocer's, hadmlrln' tho jam, when a box of soap fell down nt me feet. I wos a-picldn' of it up. to 'and to tho grocer wen a sirkus come by. In the incitement of the moment I followed. Bimeby 1 looks down and sees tho box under me arm. " 'Willyum,' sea I, 'wot are yer a doln' with tb.it box? Take it back ai once like an honest man.' "Just than the groccr comes round the corner with a policcman. " 'That's 'o se:;. "That's the man wot siole my soap.' "Vcr could a-knocked mo dowc with a thunderbolt. "'Soap!' soz I. 'Do I look like o man wot ud steal soap?' "i-Iowsomedever, I was 'ad up he Core the beak. I ...
FEDERAL LAND TAX. HEAVY PAYMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
JFE»E3A3> L.4SD TAX.; HEAVY PAYMENTS. Landowners who have not fulfilled their obligations ia respect of the .Federal J.-iad tax are now li-ible to additional tax ation emml to 10 per cent, of their assess ment. Friday was tbo la3t day for pay ment,' and departmental officers were busy throughout the morning and after noon receiving money from persona who delayed until, the eleventh hour. The largest cheque received on Friday at1 the I Melbourne office was for i'33,00J, but it represented the taxes of a number of laud-owners, ivlio paid through « ilna of aolicitors as agent. . The largest cheque ■ iti respect of one estate wasi for £22,000. Including the amounts received by post in tho afternoon, the sum collected in the Melbourne office "wiia approximately ;S2OO,O0O. Of £401,500 dua in respect of central office assessments, £214,000 ; has been received in the head office, and a considerable proportion oi tho balance has boon rcceivod in other States. The Victorian assessment repr...
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
SPORTING- NOTES. \ Satisfactory practice work is being done by the Australian riflemen at Bislcy.- 1 J C KeichenUaeh has broken the cycling re-' cord from Adelaide to Darwin (1900 miles) by 15 hours 23 iiiimites.'t. ; The progeny of . Carbine in Australia and in'Erigltv.id have won-in slakes nu aggregate of 151,300 sovs. Eight,. thousand .people ■ watched- the champions at play; m the English Open Golf Championship on Thursday. . Mr Ilupert Greene wan on Friday ap pointed . starter ■' to. the V.H.C. and V.A.T.C., in placts of the late Mr J. 0. Iiighs. ' ./ : ay-.-" ~ The world's .record for a high jump; was made in California by Dr.r Ucesonj who cleared the'pneuomenai ■height . of Oft. 7-5/10in. -;•&lt; Mr J. Hr Bice,owner \.ot,Mountain J'rmcess. has dccided;to-j;etjre hecfroui the turf,- and nextseiisoa mate ■ fyer^with ^ the umported!siro(Ma?^aq^ssaft^>^'-SJw4A/.v,, 'Che JDiiko of' Portland I103 'decided-, to offer Carbine's skeleton to: the - authorities of the Melbour...
THE RAILWAYS. PROGRESS OF NEW LINES. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
•D'£0!S E5ASIjWAVS.' 'J PROGRESS OP NEW LINES. , Rapid progress is being modo with the construction of new railway lines in various parts of the State, there being fully 2500 men now engaged by the ooii struction branoh of the llailway depart ; ment. , According: to a return made available last, week, the Bairnsdale to ■ Orbostrailway ia being pushed ' on vigorously, there being 060 men engaged on it. Plato laying has boon carried out for 33 miles from Bairrisdale, .and it is expected that tho rails will roach Orbost about -May next. In addition to . the •three new linos of railway to be opened at the end of this month , (Benalla to Tatonff, Rainbow to Yiuipeet, and Sea Lake to Mtuidelay), it is Announced that the lino between llnshwurth and Col binabbin will probably be opened next month. This line would have been ready ere this, but for tin* fnet that a slight ex tension was decided i:pr,n. A. lar^e number of won has despatched ! within the last few days to tlic district through w...
WODONGA HORSE SALE. YOUNGHUSBAND, ROW AND CO. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
WODONGA HORSE. SALE. Y0UXQIIUS3AND, K0N7 AND CO, Report.a large saleof horses at 'Wpdonga on 11th inst., 263 horses woro yurdod. There was a largo attendance of btiyars. There wi>re no . very weighty dmu^hfca off'Tod. Good draughts ware in fair de mand,-and made from ~ 430 to. £36 ; miidinm .draughts and -dolivory cart horses.'.seid at from i'20 to £'24. Ooe splendid buggy liorao, a fast trotter,iriado 460. Indian.remounta woro' scarce and. sold up to £25; well-bred ponies met with good.competition and.J realised from £15 to 423;' Draught growers were sell ing b.ott'or than at tho previous sale, and made.up to 332 ; order oart horses, £18 to £15/10/ ; ordinary saddloand harness horses sold at from 47 to 411/10/.
FOOTBALL. FIXTURES AND RULES, 1914. July 4th. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
FIXTUKES AND KULES, 1014. .)uIv -Hli. Walwa v. | Federals v. Corryonj;. •Jlily 111 h. Federals v. Waiwa j Cud^ewa v. Corryon^, All i?i;mtrhcs will be played ua ground of lii-l-named ehib. 1. 'I'll" A »• &lt;|i '!l shall be rilled ttUi \ ]>',»'•£ Miu;av r(Ji'thall ion, nn«l •'! i !l l\'»» d e le^ii e-« fl'.HIJ LML'll (.'lab, vi/.. &lt; Vriyoay, CmL-'Wa, Walwa :i!;ii Federals. i!. Tht: As-.vinlion i-- now afliliated with the Yietormn !-til League, ami its rules are hereby :*.&lt;iopt&lt;•»!. :i. Faeh club shall send to the .secretary of th« Association, not ial»T than Ukh May, 1911, a list of it?- members (with addressed) from whom players will be chosen. 4. No per-on—unions registered with the Association — shall play in any match without the sanction of the As.-M-iatinn, provided that no such saurtion shall he given after June I'Jrh. i). Any &lt;-lub failing to fullil an en^n^e nient shall be liable to a penalty n&lt;u ex ceedin...
CORRYONG ATHENAEUM. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
COIC3SYANU A'fl'JflB3M.EUBI.'':': A meeting of the oommitteQ of the Corryong Athentoum was held'in the Courier office, on Monday evening, when-:-the ' following members were .present, viz., Messrs A. Harris (chair man),' Acocks, Eastlake, Raiwes, Taylor, Jager; Hamilton" and "Bartlett (bon. secretary). Minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed. The contractor (Mr Albert) attended and presented his accounts in connec tion with the extra work at the new hall. The secretary stated that the contract price was £888/lG/2, and the extras- amounted, to £88/8/10, making a total of £927/5/. Material from the old hall had been used in the original 'contract; to the • value of £43/12/, which left the net.cost of the new-ball (after deducting the contin gent fund of £20) £8G8/18/. Progress payments had been made; to the amount of £700, leaving a balance due tp the contraotor of £103/18/. This amount was passed for payment and the refund of the deposit (£15) autho rised, on the motion o...
DALGETY AND CO. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
• DALGETY AND CO. Condnotcd thoir ■ usual Wodonga fort nightly Bulo ou 16th' ioat.; whan they sub mitted 88 bond of fat ciittloand 819 stora; cuttlo.-Qao'.nTibns:—BuUnck3j'tb;i:L-i/57;; mj&diuin" wuif;bt bullook3,r to ifilO/15/ ; primo covvsmid hoifors, to i'9/5/; voaloi's, to .£7 ;: biiilooka,. '1 years, to. X'0/18/ ; springers, to JE7/7/8 ;:oowa with oulvoa at foot, to i'C/18/. ; • , *
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
Postal rates and regulations ["Where tho term "Tho Common wealth" is usod in connection with theso rater, and regulations it includes l'upua. Lord 11 one Island, and Norfolk Island.] 1.I0TTKIIS For every J ounco or fraction thereof. For delivery within tho Common wealth 0 1 For delivery in tho British Ern piro 0 1 For delivery in tho New Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands .. 0 2 For delivery in other places .... 0 25 LETTISH CARDS. For delivery within tho Commonwealth : Single, Id. oach; reply, Id. each half. For delivery in tho British Empiro (uoc list of places under "Letters)—Sin gle, Id. each. For delivery in New Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands—Single, 2d. each. For delivery in other places— Single, 2jd. each. POST CARDS. Single Postoards impressed with the Id. stamp, and Reply or double cards, each half of which has the Id. stanij: impressed thereon, may be transmitted to places within tho Commonwealth, and to iiioae places, enumerated undei "Letters," to which letters may...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
I'nbEic Notice.' NOW ON SHOW AT %jKMk^K^ihtdU o>h J^LL DEPABTMENTS are well stocked, up in tlie Latest and • - * J.V i . Mf • , • ; 4 ■ '■ •&lt; • Newest Shapes, Styles and Designs possible. Tlie Ladies have been well catered for. . A fine range of Dresses, Blousmgs, Golfers' Skirts, Blouses, Underclothing, also the famous D. and A. Corset,/made in three distinct shapes for -small, medium and stout figures, adveriised-in all leading papers. © © © .© © Ladies' and. Children's Boots and Shoes, in all the newest and latest shapes and styles-—a very fine range to select from. .. . ~ © © © ®® The Men"anH^Bo^"li£^'liot^^eii overlooked. The Clothing Department is teeming with the best range of Over coats, Suits, Trousers/Shirts, Pyjamas, Ties and Boots. Patterns, designs and shapes of the latest and best. © ©; © ©. ©" * ' - See the new "Converto" Overcoats, two distinct styles in one coat.. Hats and Caps in large assortment of the latest shapes and colors. Oilskins in black and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
E'taliEic rVo*:&lt;Ts. CORKYONGr. R, E. .INJOKT |_jEREBY notifies that he has tal\m over the above well known hotel, and hopes by strict attention to the requirements of patrons and keeping only the best brunts of liquors to merit a continuance of ihe support accorded hia predecessor. First-class Billiard Table, marker in attendance. Every attention paid to requirements ol Tourists and Travellers. . GOOD GRAZING PADDOCKS & STABLING. Stopping place for CRAWFOii!) & GO.'S COACHES, which leave this hotel daily (Sundays excepted) for Tallangatta. pFYOijg Coffee Palace. MISS E. E. HILL, PROPRIETRESS. HE ABOVE well known house ol accommodation has been renovated through out, nnd patrons may rely upon their requirements receiving every attention. Beasonable tariff. Two tables. Piano. Buth. Good Stabling". WKLL EqOIPPF.D UlLLtAUD RoOM. , EFFICIENT MARKER. _ ££§" HAIEDBESSE1VS 3ALOON on the promises. Tintaldra Hotel. F. P. Lucas, Licensee. First-class Accommodation fo...
THE Corryong Courier. THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1914. For the cause that lacks assistance, For the wrongs that need resistance, For the future in the distance, And the good that we can do. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
Tin-: 01 arsons! (£mUficr. TUUltlWA 1', JUNi'J £5, 1011: For t!i&lt;> &lt;*:;• i-o tlh.i hicl'3 ai I:or the wrongs ta;;t in.etl x i i'.-'-t For tiiu future in th-; il:-i Ami tJ'C L11:.L \V C.-Il &lt;b. Br Tiiii Defence Acts of igoj and I igo.j all male inhabitants of Aus tralia between the ages of 18 and 60 years were made liable to serve in the defence forces in time of war. .More recent Acts made train ing and service compulsory in time of peace. By the Act of igog the principle of liability to be trained was made law tor the first time in j nny English-speaking community. This policy was the outcome of the I feeling, shared by all classes, that Australia was insecure under the voluntary system. Among the countries oi the world Australia 1 stands alone as the one which has so far enjoyed immunity from war, i and our Defence policy must not be regarded as one of aggression, bat rather as guarantee that the | immunity will continue. The basic principle is ...
THINGS IN GENERAL. WHY WE LAUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
WHY WE LAUGH. JLougbter lias been described an c «eriis of slight anil jerking involun tary oxpiralives, generally attendee tli noiso which usually resemble: the vowel-sounds a, o, or e. It would bo difficult, however, tc explain why laughter is limited to the buuicn race. True, the animals have not (lie peculiar muscles which laugh ter calls into action, but even if they had it is doubtful it they could laugh, tor the practice implies a mental per ception of the ludicrous side of things which they could hardly possess. As an attribute o" mankind laugh ter belongs even to the lowest degree? Df human intelligence. An infant will laugh, and so will the most ignorant SUYllgC. It is noteworthy that while Immod erate laughter is said to denote men tal imbecility, total abstinence fron Lhc practico Is by no means a mark ol strong mentality. The saturnine mirth loss mind is not uncommon iu lunatics.
WODONGA MARKET. YOUNGHUSBAND, ROW AND CO. [Newspaper Article] — Corryong Courier — 25 June 1914
"WODONGA MARKET. YOUKGHDSBAKD, KOW AND CO. Boporfc baviiiK held their usual fortnightly sala of fat and stoVo stock at their Wo donga yards 03 10th inat., when thay offoroil 200 fat and r,toro cattlo. Tho at toiicliinoo of thn trado was quits up to tho average. - Thay quoto :—BiiUockn, to £ 14/12/(5 ; cows, .to J2l2/l?./6 ; light heifers, to -£G ; vealers, to £5 bullocks, 'i-yrs,-old, to iO/7/. ; .