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The Ouyen Mail WEDNES., AUG. 2, 1916. Repatriation and— [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 2 August 1916
WEDINES., AUG. 2, 1916. Repatriation and An old proverb has it that a straw will show which way the wind blows. ILike mo.t proverbs, the proof is in the application. Now that the end of the war would seem to be just below the horizon, Aus tralia will very soon be face to face with some problems which wear a very tough appearance. Under arms we have somewhere about 250,000 men. More, probably, ,but certainly not less. War is a game which not on y alters the physical aspect of the country over which it is fought, but materially alters the character of the participant. Just per example: A British officer, who, prior to the'outbreak, was an office occupant, speaking of an af fair in which he took part at the front, said: "God ! It was life. I can't imagine going to face office again" There you have it in a nutshell. Men used to the hum drum of getting out of bed, going to work, and then back to bed again, have had a new vista opened to them, and they will not be con tent with the six da...
Timberoo South Talks. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 2 August 1916
Timberoo South Talks. A concert and dance in aid of the Walpenp school bazaar and patriotic fund were held in Timberoo South Hall on Friday, 14th ult., when a varied and interesting program was appreciated by an audience which filled the hall. At the conclusion of the concert, Mr. W. Perry, who ably presided, thanked the performers and all those who contributed towards making the concert such a success, the profit from concert and dance totalling £8. A setting of eggs do- nated by Cr. Glen was put up by auction at the interval, realising after spirited bidding 30/. The perform- ances of the school children reflected great credit upon Miss Adamson, head teacher, for the painstaking and thorough manner in which she in- structed the children in their parts, and were a pleasant surprise to the parents. Following is the program: -National Anthem; chorus, Hymn of Peace, children; song, Mrs. Tag- gart; recitation, Mr. Featherby; Irish jig, Miss E. Englefield; violin solo, Mr. C. Neville; s...
Tempy Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 2 August 1916
Tempy Topics. A great crowd assembled on the local football ground on Friday to see the old time rivals, Speed and Tem- py, have another tussle. C. Ritchie had charge of the locals, and played quite up to his old form. G. and D. Eastwell and S. Frazer were the best of the others. For Speed, J. M'Ar- thur played a splendid game. Tem- py won, after a strenuous game, by 1.6 to 1.0. The Red Cross funds will benefit to the extent of about £10 by the match. A return game will be played at Speed next Friday. At a later date a meeting with an Ouyen team will be arranged, when your local Red Cross, or District Sol- diers Fund should get a good lift. All our district farmers will be glad to see "Billy" Hughes back at the head of affairs. They say he got that extra sixpence in the purchase of those steamers.
Murrayville Mems. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 2 August 1916
Murrayville Mems. There was a good attendance at meeting called to elect a new com- mittee to manage the affairs of our public hall. This proves an inter- est in the affairs of the town and it is hoped that some very neces- sary repairs to the interior of the building will be carried out. A comfortable hall is always profit- able. Still looking healthy. The total rainfall for July was 212 points. There is a drop of water to spare for use, while the crops- well they never looked better, or had a brighter chance. The semi-final and final of the tennis games were played on Satur- day, and resulted in a win for Mr. F. Helyar and Miss E. M'Lean, who beat Mr. F. Fairy and Miss Evans 6-5. Great interest was evidenced by the fine attendance, and the perfect afternoon helped to the enjoyment. The club will hold a social and dance on a date to be fixed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
For Cildren's Hacking Cough at ight] Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6. Pleasant Sunday llfternoon Under the auspices of the P.L.C. and V.R.U. On ?the Hillside, Sunday, 20th. 2agust. Selections by Walpenp Brass Band Addresses by Parliamentarians. ,eollection In Rid of Onyen Hospital. Full Particulars Next Issue. WX. T. MALEY, lion. See. % !~ - E L TBM ,S Recorded by the Dental Board of Victoria. Large and extensive experience in all parts of Vietaria. glao is South Australia and New Secuth Wales. Bridge and Crown Work, 6lad Fillinas and Inlays. Artificisl Sets of Teetha Gold Inset Teeth. frets £2/10/-. Branch Sargery at Albert Park. Melhoarne. w. E. THOMAS acknowledged by the press to 1 e great eat exponent of Painless Dentstrra in Aus fralia. Absolute-y pa-nless extr.tions. THE DENTIST WITH THa? LA.RiGEST PRACTICE IN AUSTItALIA. ONLY WIEOLESALE tat"POtiTElR 0" THE B2AUTFrUL ENGLISH At AMERICAN ARTIFICIAL TEETH. Mr. Thomas holds these Certdleates Toe Dental Itoard cf Ytictorls. The ...
Paignie Points. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
Paignie ?cints. Saturday evening, July 2.th, s2:: Paignie Hall, a large gatherihz ht farmer:e, their wi ,, to do honor to two so!diers of Empire, welcoming back to P~ Lance Corporal Jack Hoist, wi, j done his bit at Gallipoli, azd . now invalided home, and to ay in well to Private Sam. Bell, who is his way to the seat of war to fi: gap. After a programme of a recitations and games, the ca'r-2 sFpo"ke in very flattering and feelin.;r the sterliang qualities of the t?o diers. He was ably seconded Messrs Bell, HIolst, Nu!ty and - 31 supported by the company, who a: "For They are Jo!Iy Good FelIo. Lance Corporal Hoist w.as presen. with a nickel-pIated inkstand and Pt Bell with a pocket wallet. Boto cipients suitably responded. A?l MIr. Vines, in a neat speech spoke refreshments had been partaken c a very sociable evening -;as brco~ to a close by all present singing til National Anthem and Auld La?i Syne.
State Schools Bazaar. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
State Schools Bazaar. At the Gift Night recently held to provide funds for material for the ba zaar, the net cash takings were £6 5/. Besides this, the box of gifts received were priced up to return £8 13/. At a committee meeting on the following Tuesday, it was found that Mr. Davie had made the near est guess to the weight of the bag of wheat donated by Mr. W. Johnson. The Song competition was won by Mr. Valentine; the pair of fowls by Mr. Emmett; while Mrs. Mitchell won the 72 lb. bag of wheat. This she graciously returned for fur. ther sale. The memory test was won by ArLhnr Stephens on the draw-off with five others. The sense of smell competition was decided by Lily Hankinson and Arthur Steph ens. ;,Besides gifts actually given in, Mr. Hunt donated a dressed sheep, M[r. Hunt, jr., a live turkey, and Mr. Baldock, a bag of wheat. SWVehbave remarked more thangonce thab departmental waysgare curious. At the shire~council meeting on Fri day week, notification was received from'the li...
Pleasant Sunday Afternoon TO HELP THE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
Pleasant Sunday afternooPn TO HELP THE HOSPITAL. At the usual meeting of the Ouyen P.L.O. on Monday night week, a most laudable motion was carried This was that a pleasant Sunday af teruoon be arranged for the 20th, inst., and a collection be then taken up in aid of the funds of the pro posed Ouyen District Hospital. This movement was initiated nearly three years ago, but the drought came first, and while that was at its height Kaiser Bill showed his maniacal ten dencies, and since then all efforts have been in the direction of down ing him. Now we are looking for ward much more hopefully; the sea son is showing the finest uromise of any since the first settlement here about, and-well we feel very san guine about the result of the war.r No need to argue on the merits of the Hospital movement-they speak for themselves-and it is time to ge. busy. In connection with the pro posed P.S.A., (and it will be crrried out), Federal and Slate legislators ate being invited to be present and tak...
Linga Links. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
Lingla Links. Mr. P. G. Stewart, Mallee orgacni ser of the V.F.U., addsessed a meet iog of farmers hetra on Friday. O ing to a doubt as to the date of bis visit, the attendance was not solarge as is should have be~,:. but those pcesent were. gretrly i?pressed by -ech. A general meetinfis ,to hzi to-morrow (10th. inst.) when 'prsctic;lY ceri?n a braneh of Pnion wil be formed. ig footbsllers were at home to -'ka oh Saturday, And gave the ,tors a discourteous time .in the tter of scoring, the finals being 16 to 5.6. A substantial sum was .e.te on the ground, the destina , of course, being the patriotic nds.
Good Information. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
Good Information. Mr. John Gray, MPL.A., writes from State Parliament House, Melbourne, on the 2L- inst. Dear Sir,-The very high cost of fencing wire, owing to the war, has made is impossible, ex cept at very great expense, for set tiers to fence their land as "per licensed boundaries," the words quot ed being one of the leading questions to be answered by .applicants for Ma.llee Agricultural Leases.. The Lands Department have now, in an swer to my inquiry, sent me the fol lowing reply which will be of interest to those who have completed their six years license period, and whose leases are due for issue. I am, yours faithfully. Department of Lands and Survey, Mielbourne, 1st August, 1916. Sir, Referring to your inquiries, I have to inform you that fencing an aillotment of land in the Mallee is not a condi tion of compliance, and iti may be waived where circumstances justify such a concession, provided the otlher improvements are in the aggregate sufficient in value. The .present ex...
Yatpool Yarns. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
Yatpool Yarns. An attempt by the N.S.W. Farm. jnd settlers Association to drag Victoriian Farmers' Union into present l plry warfare in politics .eommuniic'tedo to the local and r bratncheCs by MIr. Hart, see ry. The New Sonth body wan the Union to join in fighting the. hor prty, and as this is directly utrry to the draft rules of the iou, the two branches mentioned itan emphatic protest against any h act.ion. [As will be seen by the artin another column, the Union rative enthusii s ically threw the estion into the waste paper bas t. Ed. Mi. Th weath er continues of the best, ifrequent rains are making the ps look well, and gl:addening the ,t of f.armers. e S.R. and W-.S.C. is having oib' 'etting the water from Yat -Ito Ca.warp in both channels on elt ,?..i wes-.' side of the railway. ie-ue i,; ?Sreluent breaks owing :· Ur.-zenCe of runaway holes. dtifcuIlty should be possible of '. ,td -w.e w,.nt to see it.
TURRIFF BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
TURRIFF BRANCH. At a well attended meeting of the above branch on ESaturday week, Mr. T. A. R. Buchanan (president) occu pied the chair. The business consis ted chiefly in discussing a number of questions considered to be of im portance to farmers, and which were on notice from the previous meeting. Some members were of the opinion that the discussion of so many irm portrnt questions was premature for a union in its initial stages. Howr ever, the majority thought otherwise, and the following questions have been submitted to the executive coun ciL to be put on the Agenda Paper tor consideration at conference:- Bulk handling of grain ; development of railways; conservation of forests and reafforestration; representation of farmers on the f.a.q. committeee; encouregement of experimental plots; uniformity of Federal and State land t: xes and municipal valuations; na tionalisation of headworks of water supply; uniformity of freights and fares; trusts and combines. For next meeting, to be...
NYANG BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
NYANG BRANCH. At a well attended tmeeting of the above on Saturday, it was decided' to support Ouyen branch in the motions as carried at last meeting. These were that the Government be urged to let contracts in connection with the necessary equipment for bulk handling of wheat to firms within the British Empire only; that the Union be represented on the new Wheat Beard, but this branch does act fa vor the inclusion of a shipper and a miller; that a time limit be fixed for speakers at conference; and that an :uditor for the books and proceedings of the Wheat Pool, be appointed in the Inrmers' interests. It was also decided, on the motion of Mr. South g:te, to urge that the Union be inclu ded in the list of wheat buyers; and on the moticn E f Mr. Denigan, that the Federal Government he urged to refuse inclusion of foreign nations in the preference clause of the tariff, at the end of the War. Arrangements were made for :a meeting to hear Mr. P, G. Stewart, the Malice organizer. There a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
~iROeERS, DRRPERS, IR6~NMiONGERS, MVERCHAiNTS, . RND COMMISSIOXN A1ND MAISHNEY IGENTS. -R=BERTS = & = GILLESPIB__ Opposite Post Office, Oke Street, Ouyen. ~HBTE~PEST A ND = BEST = IN = ALL = LINES. AGENTS FOR ALL THE LEADING M-?AKERS OF ]F?-ARM _IMPLEMENTS AND i-ACHIZNERY. DRAPER, GROCER, iRONMONGER, BOOT RETAILER, ETC. ROWE-ST., OTUYEN. 7i I °D GIAEIESPlE, PRODUCEZ L'L-O L NT. EHA U E & G-ENE A AGENT OKE-ST., OUYEN. IFFICIAL ASSIGNEE. ComnuiAioner of the Supreine ( mort of Victoria for taking Affidavits. LOANS ARRANGED FOR. A fudl stock of all Machinery and Duplicates kept at our showrooms. INSPECTION CORDIALLY INVITED. BLLISON BROS., ?THILORS 3ND eJTFITTERS, ROWE=ST., 0 IUYEN. ? 1LL IIND INSPEST OUIR NEW STOeK. R. A. CALDOW & CO., (AUCTION EER.) LA?1D, STOCK, & GENERAL GOMMISS18J ABGENT, FARRELL-ST., OUYEN. , S,?ES COHINUCTED IN ANY PART. OF THE STATE. L. KENNEDY, BL[CKSMITH & OKE-ST., OUYEN. WIIEELWMI HT, " Stripper Combs a Spe cialty. SLrv...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
Local and General. Mionday next is nomination day for the two vacant seats at Walpeup shire council table. On Friday night next the Gaiah hall should see a big assemblage. The occasion is a eucher party and cance, the proceeds 6f which are to go to the schools' bazaar fund. Con sidezaole friendly rivalry exists :iamonr:g the various schools, and the wounded soldiers' fund should bene fit materially as a consequence. Contractors should study the list of shire tenders in another column, rand note the time of closing care fully. Numbers of our readers will feel a trifle easier to learn that the Federal income tax returns need not be sent in until 31st. inst. Tbe State returns must be in by 25th. inst., aid the wise man will get both in early. After a period of somnolence ow ing to the drought and then the war. the Ouyen Caledonian Society is called together f-r Saturday night next, at the Pubil: hali, to consider the advisability of holding a gather ing this year. Those who remember th...
The Ouyen Mail WEDNES., AUG. 9, 1916. Where's The Sense? [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
S. rID??S-9 AUG. 9, 1916. W here's The Sense ? Departmental ways are devious. If a straight road exists, a roundabout one gets the preference. WhiIe it is difficult to understand any of them, the Railway department certainly is entitled to the credit of knowing how not to do it. The most palpable facts are ignored. and the greatest amount of nonsense practised. WVe are. not referring to tile officials at any sta tion-they are simply the victims of routine-but to tile heads. That this is a time of economy and saving we -know, but there are times when econ omy becomes a positive waste. Economy which causes more work wi.thont any asving of expenditure, is a feature which should be absent from any well conducted business. If the same amount of work could be done in half the time, the man of business acumen will avail himself of it. But that is not the way with the Railway people. So long as the work is done, there is no noise, no matter nnder what conditions, in what time, so long as it...
Victorian Farmers' Union. MEETING OF COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
Vicrtorian 'arzner' U"nion. MEETING OF COUNCIL Fifty delegates, representing var ions branches of the Victorian Far merf' Union, met at the monthly conncil meeting of the union, held at T~Vcodend, on Mornday of nlast week. CouneilIor A. Anderson, one of the vice presidents, presided. The offi iial report states that the organisers reported that during th: month the bianches had increases from 44 to 85, and that the movement was likely to advance at even a greater ratio dur ing the next few months. Producers were showing the utmost enthusiasm, realising that they had the sole con trol and destiny of the union in their own hands. In places branches were being formed without the assistance of the organisers. The Farmers' and Settlers' Association of New South WVales had invited the union to ap point five delegates to a conference - to be heed.in Melbourne during Sep A-ember, to decide upon Federal politi • al action. As the political policy of the union will not be formulated until a c...
MY LADY LITTLE E. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
MY LADZ LITTLE E The man who owned a Little E Referred to it as "she," Until a friend who heard him talk, Remarked to him that he Did not exactly understand Why he should think it fit To feminise the nenter, and Say "she" instead of "'it." "•Oh. you don't know the Little E," The other man replied, As, slowly getting off his seat, He looked at it with pride; "It's plain enough to me why I Should speak of it as "'she," Because, old man, the Little E Is so expensive--See " -A. W. BEER. Robinson and Co's. representative, Ouyen.