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A PRIZE POEM. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 12 March 1914
A PRIZE POEM. A syndicate of American editors offered 1,000 dols. for the best appeal to newspaper subscribers to pay-up their subscriptions. The prize was" given to the Editor of the "Rocky Mountain Celt." This is the poem:— Lives of great men all remind us Honest men don't stand a chance; The more we work there grow behind us Bigger patches on our pants. On our pants, once new and glossy, Now are stripes of different hue; All because subscribers linger, And won't, pay us what is due. Then let us all be up and doing: Send your mite, however small; Or. when the cold of winter strikes us, We shall have no pants at all!
TALLANGATTA POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, 11TH MARCH. Before Mr. Kelley, P.M., and Messrs. Pearce and Swanton, J.Ps. DEBT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 12 March 1914
TALLANGATTA POLICE COURT. Wednesday, 11th March. Before Mr. Kelley, P.M., and Messrs. Pearce and Swanton, J. Ps. DEBT. H. A. Bernicke v. James Parslow: claim for; £5/4/7.—Order for amount, and 5/6 costs. ASSAULT. Albert Neil pleaded guilty to unlawfully assaulting an Indian named Young Nutta Singh at Tallangatta on 7th inst. i Cpuipluinant, who appeared in court with his. right eye. bandaged, was sworn on u glass of-. water. lie stated: tfcab accused came up to him after turndown and asked him, to .shout. The request was refused. Accused thon asked For 2/. On this being refused, accused used bud language aud punched witueas on the eye and ear. Wit ness beat him off with a whip, whereupon defendant said, 14 I'll kill you to-night." Witness thou went to tho doctor and got his eye utteuded lo. Witness had never scon accused before Fined £3 or 14 day*1 imprisonment. Tho P.M. remarked that, if any moro of this sort of thing—interfering with quiet harmless citizens—came hcfoio the court, ...
TALLANGATTA A. & P. SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 12 March 1914
TALLANGATTA A. & P. SOCIETY. &nbsp; A meeting of the committee was held on Saturday morning, Present —Messrs. Mullins (president), Pearce, Thomas, Cook. Bowran, Thomson, Maher, Kelly, Hawley, Walsh, Paton, Scobie, Huon, Buchanan, Mitchell and Park. Minutes of previous meeting were read &nbsp; &nbsp; and confirmed. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; CORRESPONDENCE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; From Wodonga Shire Council, stating that application had been made for a public holiday in Wodonga Shire on Tallaugatta Show Day.—Received. President, remarked: The holiday will serve the Wodonga races. From Victorian Railways, re special train arrangements on Show-day, and asking payment of the guarantee, £14/10/, one &nbsp; &nbsp; week prior to date of Show.—To be paid. From N.S.W. Railways, re reduced fares for judges officiating at Show.—Received. ■From A. A. Billson, M.L.A., stating he &...
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER XVIII. THE GAUNTLET IS CAST. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
The Great Montamor Case. By ALICE M. DIEHL, Authoress of "Tho Knave of Hearts," CHAPTER XVIir. THE ISAUNTLKT IS CAST. jt was a sultry summer day ; the sun poured down on the pavements with merciless power. The grass in the parks was visibly browning. The busy thoroughfares were crowded in the shade—empty but for a few pedestrians where the sunshine blis tered and frizzled. Gwendolen Halldaru sat o.t her writing-table in her shady drawing room, shady because of wetted tat ties and outside blinds. Lilies and white sweet peas, with ferns, were in the bowls and vases. A little fountain fed with rose-water played in the shaded balcony—ft new idea of hors. Its trickling suggested cool ness, just as in the dining-room bo low the big lumps of ice among ferns not only suggested cold, but tem pered the heat. That day everything connected with I-ord Montamor seemed to her clear as the purest crystal. She was miserable. An active fight was at work within her between the pari of her nature which...
Applied Externally. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
Applied Externally. While staying in the north of Eng land a commercial traveller contracted a severe cold, which obliged him to remain in bed. « His landlady, a sympathetic widow, was most attentive, and made the suf ferer some special onion porridge, which she placed beside Mm, remark ing: "There—that will shift your cold!" Later in the evening the good lady came to inquire how the patient was progressing. "So you've eaten It," she said, pick ing up tie empty porridge dish. "Eaten a poultice!" exclaimed the Invalid, "I've—I've got it on my chest!"
A DOG'S SYMPATHY. Of a dog's humanity here is an ex traordinary example:— [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
A DOG'S SYMPATHY. Of a dog's humanity here is u ex traordinary example:— Some Inhuman wretches bad beaten a poor cat, dragged it through the water, and were attempting to drown It, when tha dog, which had for soma time been watching, suddenly rushed to. Its rescue, *tul carried It oil to his own quarters, whore he made up a bed for It, licked It, lay down by Its side, and having attracted to It the attention of the people of the bouse, so that it was supplied with milk, etc., devotedly watched over it until It was completely restored to health. Lord Russell of Klllowen was an Irishman who possessed %11 the wit natural to a son of the soil. In the early part of his career at the Bar he was in court during a trial of a case of bigamy. . "I say, Russell," whispered one of the counsel In the case, "what's the extreme penalty for bigamy?" "Two mothers-in-law!" was the prompt reply. "Yon shouldn't treat your boy so harshly; you'll break his spirit" "Well, he'll probably get married some t...
MITTA MITTA SPORTS. Following are the handicaps for prill-, cipal events at Mitta Sports on Saturday next, 21st inst.:— [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
MITTA M1TTA SPORTS, Following are the handicaps for prill-, cipal events at AJitta Sports. 011 Saturday next, 21st inat. ;— Sheffield Handicap—O. 8oales. 5. yds., H. - Alexander 9. yds., J. Scales 14 yds., J. Robinson, A. Tanner, W. Scale*, Era.; Drummond, \5 ydj*.; C. Peterson 16. yds.,* D. Mtirphy J7 yds., Q. La Fontaine, Er.' Murphy, W. Regan, H. Ewqrt, J, P. Curran, 18; yds. Hurdle Race—G. Scales Bar., T. J. Mao-. Numara 10. yds., H. Alexander, A. b. Tanner I5.yds.; Gr. L/iFontaino, Dl. idfurphy, E. Murphy, F|. Ewrart^W. Ye!*, J. CnmpbeH,/ J. Scales, J. Robinson, W\ Scalost 16 yd9. Standing Block—C. Petersen scr., 0. Scales, E. Murphy, 1 sec. bhd. scr.; D.« Murphy 2 sec. &hd. scr., T- J. fi^acnamar^ 3 sec. bhd. scr., S, Dunstan 4 seo. bhd. scr.. &lt;*. Murray 5 *ea. bhd. sor., W. Scales 8 sp^.; " bhd. nor., T. A. E.hvar'U 18 seo. bhd. W- Po\y's fyin^io.tp l^eld o.Yef.
A BOY WHO BECAME A GREAT SCULPTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
A BOY WHO BECAME A GRKAi SCULPTOR, "The best men," says a writer, whost name I have forgotten, "are not tboBi who have waited for chances, but who nave taken them—besieged the chance, conquered .the chance, and made chance the servitor," an observation which the following story illustrates: A large company had been invited to a banquet at the mansion of Signor Faliero in France, and just before the hour, the confectioner, who had been making a large ornament for the table sent word that he had spoiled the piece. "If you will let me try, X think I cap make something that will do," said a boy, who had been employed as a acul lion. "Yo exclaimed the head-servant, "and who are you?" "I am Antonio Canova, the grandson of Plsano, the stone-cutter," replied the pale-faced little fellow. "And, pray, what can you do?" ask ed the major-domo. "I can make you something that wii: do for the middle of the table if you will let me try." The servant was at his wits' end so he told Antonio to go ahe...
CRICKET MATCH. ESKDALE V. TAWONGA. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
CRICKET WATCH. Eskdale v-. Tawosga. These teams met at Eskdale on, Saturday last. The result waa a yiatocy for tho YiHjtorfl, who completely out-classed thogp opponents, Tho scorea- were—Tn^ongra, ' 66; Eakdale, 27". In their B^coud iuuing-d,, Tawon#* made. 41 runs, The priq,cip«V worers wore:—For Tawonga—J. Fnhey 13, M. Ho.bbs 13. For Eskdulc—J„ ^Yilspp 1,1' (not out), Wra. K|"hne 8. The bi'Bt trua/i-, lor« were:—For Tawonga—J. Robson,. aix wickets for 14 rune ; W. Thprnpsoo, . . for 12. ForE^kdale—ou,o wicket fori run; Wal. Kohno, two for 9. Lunch, w»-provided for the yisitora, and an enjoy-. uble afternoon terminated, with a banquet at. Blan.chfieldV Hotel.
A MARAUDER'S UNDOING. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
A MARAUDER'S UNDOINO. I Late on* night, at a house in a Midland town, a lady's maid, after | retiring to her bedroom, was trying i on a new pair of corsets. "Not such I a bad little figure, after all," she so ! llloquised aloud, with a pretty conceit, as she saw her reflection In the glass. 1 That same night, the house was en tered by burglars, who got clear away wlth a quantity of Jewellery. Some weeks afterwards, the ladys ; maid was In the midst of a crowd, when the remembrance of that sight was brought vividly to her mlud by her overhearing a man say Jestingly to his companion, "Not such a bad little figure after all." Quickly grasp ing the situation, the maid followed up the men and informed a policeman, and so was the means of the couple being arrested. Needless to add, the men proved ta he the much-wanted burglars.
ORDER OF RECHABITES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
ORDER OF RECKAB1TES. Tho Annual Mooting of the Independent Order of Rechabites was held last week ut. Ballarat. The report submitted to the Annual Conference referred to the fact, that 50 years ago the thiid annual meeting' was held in Ballurut, when 16 Tents wera&lt; represented, with a total membership of-; 485. The Tents now, adult and junior,, total nearly 500. Tlie total benefit members^ including 367 in arrears, are now 18,123, medical benefit and honorary 685)4, and*' junior members 7212, making tho total stiength in Victoria 32,299. The funds in-* creased by £17,051 during tho year, making' the total iS&28,97tt. The total increase of membership in all classes, 1857, is a record, achievement for the Order in Victoria. Plaus for tho establishment of tho Youug Australia Temperance League had been adopted. Tho object of the organization is. to baud together in. temperauco principles the great body of children who are outride the Order's ranks, chiefly through tho...
A PRIZE POEM. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
A PRIZE POEM. A syndicate of American editors offered 1,000 dols. for the: best appeal to newspaper subscribers to pay-up their subscriptions. The prize was given to the Editor of the "Rocky Mountain Celt." This is the poem:— Lives of great men all remind us Honest men don't stand a chance; The more we work there grow behind as Bigger patches on our pants. On our pants, once new and glossy. Now are stripes of different hue;. A11 because subscribers linger. And won't pay us what is due. Then let us all be up and doing: Send your mite, however: smaH; Or. when the.'Cdtd of winter strikes us, We shall have no pants at all!
OBITUARY NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
obituary notices. Tho death occurred in Albury on Ftfl* day of Mi*. Thoinas Henry Papo, fonn» erly a well-known resident of tho Waive* district. Deceased wan 53 years of ago* and was euguged in funniug,near Wodonga. The late Mr, Pupe left Walwa a couple of years ago. He was & man of sterling character, and highly esteemed by all who knew him. Sincere sympathy will be felt for Mrs. Pupa and her family in their boreavemeut. Oa Now Year's Day a son was drowned iu the Murray River at BonogiUa. Mrs. Pape's father also died some months ago. The remains were interred iu Wodougft Cemetery ou Saturday. The Yackandandah paper reports On* 3rd itiHt., thero pa^ed out in the person of Mr. Walter Roper, at the age of 81 year*,, one of tbe oldest pioneers of our district, ho* having been a resident for over G'i years. Arriving in Beechworth iu the early fifties ia partnership with his brother John, de ceased commenced as general storekeeper at Silver Cr«-ek, at a place since known as. Rope...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
UPPER MURRAY AND MITT A. HERALD. ADVERTISING RATES. CASUAL ADVERTISEMENTS, such as wanted. To Let, Found, Lost Re ward, and others of that clns3, win be charged at the following Rates: Sixteen Words or Under, Is. per inser tion; two insertions, Is. Gtl.; tiir.'n 2s.; four, 2s. 6d.; six, 3s. Over Sixteen and Under Thirty Words, 2s. per insertion; two insertions, 3s.-' three, 4s.; four, 5s.; six, 6s. tsr REMITTANCE must accompany Order to secure insertion at these rates. Notices of Meetings, Trespass, Enter tainments, etc., will be inserted at the rate of 3s. per inch; two inser tions, 5s.; three, 7s.; six, 10s. Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 2s. per insertion; Obituary Verses, 3s. per inch. In Notices of Weddings, where it is de sired that the list of presents t;e published, a charge is made? for same, at the rate of 3d. per line. JAMES J. LAW. Proprietor. J. BR0WN, Builder & Undertaker, TALLANGATTA. On Si.Lt:— LL KINDS of BUILDING MATERIALS, WALL PAPEIi. GLASS, PAINTS, LIME,...
NEWS OF THE CHURCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
NEWS OF THE CHURCHES. , Rey. Father Cussen, of the Redemptorist Order, ..opened a week's Mission at St. Michael's Church, Tallangatta, on Sunday evening. Large congregations have attended tho morning and evening services durinir the week, and have evidently been impressed by the missionary's powerful sorraons.; The mission will close on Sunday next. • A congregational meeting of tho Church of England was held on Tuesday evening, Mr. George Hill, church-warden, presiding! Tho d.i\te for the annual tea-meoring and concert was fixed for Thursday, 7th May. Miss LilyRied was elected lion, secretary. Members, of tho choir, who have been hard at work for some lime, preparing for the concert, were elected a committee for ita management. Me.sdanvm Law and Simpson, Mi«s Hied, and Messrs. A. W. Rone and R. Stevenson were appointed a nub-commit tee to arrango tea-meeting details. General satisfaction was expressed at the fine pro gress made in church matters under the Rev. Gordon Nelsou's minis...
ENCOURAGE LOCAL INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
ENCOURAGE LOCAL INDUSTRY. Give your orders for Job Printing to the newspaper in your district, because it prints thousands of reports and noti fications for which it receives no pay ment whatever. It is always spending Its time and money to benefit and im prove the prospects of the place through which it circulates. It gives you value in return for your ijrlntin^ order.
THE CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
. THE CONCERT. The Fernvule Hull was fairly woll filled fur the. concert, which was rather late iu starting. Mr. Roy paton, the club's president, occupied the chair. The program was as follows: — Piano duet, Mr. F. and Master Erie Forster; songs, " Tatters " (encored) and " Kil larney," Miss Law; recitation, "Mur dered by Drink," Miss Slianahun ; song, " Silver Threads among the Gold," Miss Spencer; songs, "I'm the Constable" (encored) -and " Wooloomooloo," Mr. A. M'Uae: vecitntion, "The Clown's Baby," Miss Elsie Cross; song, " Husbeen," Miss Muriel Wilson; recitations, "The Bachelors' Sale" (encored) and "The Mortifying Mistake," Miss Boris Farthing ; songa, " The Place where the Shumrock grows" (encored) and " Where the Shannon River Flows," Mr. Jennings, oX Wodonga ; piano solo, Mr. F. Forster ; song," Curly-headed Babby," Miss Law ; recitation, " Trooper Oainpboll," Miss Shanahan ; snugs, " Jessie's Dream " (encored) and " Coiuin' through the Rye," Miss Spencer; sougs, " All for...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 19 March 1914
Upper Murray and Itta Herald No Resident of the Dlstriot CAN AFFORD to do without his District Newspaper. It is the only means by which the people of the district can keep in touch with the affairs in which they are personally interested. The City dailies and weeklies are all ivery well for those who wish to koop posted upon affairs of State and of the world. But does not a comparatively trifling event in our own neighbourhood look much larger in our eyes than the downfall of a nation on the other side of the world? The local newspaper that gives all the news of its own Town and District—all the doings of its peoplo and the happenings —is therefore the Newspaper that holds first place in the regard of all who | take a heaJthy interest in their surroundings. In addition to the personal claim the district Newspaper possesses, it gives very real advantages from a business standpoint. Whether in business in the towji or on the land, it is of the utmost importance to have a knowledge bf ...