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An Appeal. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
An Appeal The promises already received by the Rew. G. E. Downion and Mr. Hall, in the matter of additional areas to be put under wheat for the benefib of our soldiers when they re turn from helping to crush the Hun, are as follow : Previously acknowledged :--IS Acres. W. Duthie ... 4 H. Perkins ... 2 R. WVeir 2- - R Vines -- 3 R.Penny ... 5i
Advertise. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
advertise. There was an old geezer and ha had lots of sense; He started up a business on a dollar eighty-cents--the dollar for stock and the eighty for an ad., Brought him three lovely dollars a day, by gad! Well, he brought more goods and a little more space, And he played that system with a smile on his face, The customers flocked to his two-by-fonur, And soon he had to hustle for a regnlar store. Up on the square, where the people pass, He gobbled up a corner that was all plate glass, He fixed up the windows with the best that he had, And he told them all about it in a fall page ad. He soon had 'em coming and he never, never quit, And he wouldn't cut down on his ads., one jit Well, he's kept things humping in the town ever since, And everybody calls him the Merchant Prince: Some say it's lack, but that's all bunk Why, he was doing business when the times were punk, People have to purchase, and the geezer was'wise- For he knew the way to get 'em was to odvertise.
Early Mallee History. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
Following on the article of a few weeks back, MrIt. Feitz gives a second instalment. This deals with the settlemnens of ilorsham distirict. Mr. Feitz says: A portion of Springfield was open for select:ion in 1893. Two farmers appiied and obtained blocks, bht they had absolutely no know ledge of Maliee farming, and very little more of the English language. While getting an insight into the conditions of Mallee cultivation, they engaged Mr. Feitz to manage for them. On arrival at their blocks it was found that water was as scarce as gold, so a trip to Spriogfield was necessary. On arrival there, Mr. M'E-r2ane showed Mr. Feita to a dam, containing about 18 inches of water, in which a drove of eight pigs was puddling. It was not very in viting to Mr. Feitz, but it was water, and t;,t,? was a -commodity which neither man nor beasS--including the pigs--c.uld do'without, so the tanks were filled, and the aediment aliowed to settle to give the horses the al1 necessary drink. On arrival back...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
0. BIODEY. PTY. i Tllll]l. MOILDURh. T]IM-B'ER3:, IRl=ON:? BRICK YARDS. ALL BUILDING MATER IAL SUPPLIED Oix S~HORTEST NOTICE. State Accident Insurance Office. Workers' eompensationf Act. Farnmers would be Well advised to in quire before taking out policies. This office charges Low Rates, and Policy Holders participate in the Profits. Ouyen Agency.--MIAIL OFFICE. - J. GREATZ, Farrell Street, Fruiteler, G:eetngrocer, and Aerated Water M1anu facturer. Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Always --Ol a?lnl.- Cool Drinks. (larendon (ollers, BALLAIRAT. Coenbiined wit h St. Aedlrew's I'reslyterian t;irls' College. BOARDING AND DAY.SCHOOL. Approved Sclhool for Government scholars Principal: Miss Crump; Vice-Principal: Miss lda Crumt,, MI.A., List class honors.) Singing and Voice Training : Miss Dron bet, of the M-lbourne Cons. (pupil of ?ddame Melba,. Tiano: Miss 5Maiel Crnop, MI.A., A.T.C. I.., Mr. Lawrence icha;rtIlson (Diplomdb of Leipsic Con;s.) Violin : Mr. (,ude. M1iss Penlisch. Physical 'lr:in...
Patriotic Football. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
There was a very fair attendance to witness the footer game on Satur- day but unfortunately, owing to the 1cpe:·:rnco of the WTUefpeUp con .r, oh. cu:ing was robbed of a iots its interest. A new ground selected on the drainage area of ir::ilrly dams, and with all due .:o he "East Siders," it has be -id it wafs ,- g·reat im rove Si.,es were chlose on the or, :nd some hefty practi ced in i:d m, whi!e tYe Red Cross Fund afiJel to .the exteot of £5 lOs. : L.die provided afeJrnoou tea, tit.s r rreatly a:pureciated by }:rs anri spectators alike. ia \VWedues-lay a team from wilt t'y conlusions with one ; r-:' iothe names below, and i, chrge will be made in aid of i:t Cross futrrds. The ladies 1,:)(viae a*fteruoorn tea, and we :. :.: public.,- know that it is t: hr the players, bu; anyone au..l:.: :reshment by paying az * .-: We know this oniy rei rs :, be m,:de publid for a brisk .Lr,.e i t.-:u to represent Ouyen dis ':it '.' chosen from Ritchie, S' i, NT Lrrow, Osbo,'ne, . (2), Cirr, E:ts...
From The Boys. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
From The Boys. Pte. Alf. Emmett, of Boinka, in a ter to his mother wrigen from Capetown, Sth. Africa, says : We are not getting any personal leave, but are being marched out in the morn- ing and back again at night. We anchored out in the bay about mid- night on Saturday, 17th. June, and 4 o'clock in the morning sailed in- to harbor. My word, it was a lovely sight as we drew up to the pier; all the town being lit up with electric light. It seemed very funny to see all the shops open on Sunday. We were marched through the streets on Sunday afternoon. On Monday we went well out into the country, stop- ing at a village. Here we held a sort of military sports, with the na- tives taking active part. Sides were picked and a game of football played. We had the natives, both men and women, racing and fighting for 1d. prizes, and altogether, I don't think I have ever enjoyed myself so much. During the afternoon I met three little Australian girls, and they kept with me for the rest of the da...
Tempy Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
Tempy TopIcs. We find the monotony of the pre- sent period of the year nice!y broken with social sport. On Friday last the footballers traveled to Speed to play the return match. There was a big and enthusiastic crowd present and victory rested with Speed, the scores being 2.6 to 1.8. Good form was shown for the winners by Re- gatz, M'Arthur and G. Speed, while Ritchie and Fraser were the best for Tempy. The players ;are looking forward to the trip to Ouyen on Wednesday next, all the best of them having decided to visit your town. Our tennis players go to Speed on Saturday to try conclusions with the home racquetters, and as solid prac- tice has been indulged in, a good game is anticipated. While out for a pleasure drive 0n Sunday week Mr. and Mrs. E. Har- rison and T. Harris and ,Miss An- drews, all perched in a gig, bouncing over mallee stumps and singing songs of the war, had a rather sudden stop when the axle of the gig broke and let them all on to the road. No one was hurt. The...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 9 August 1916
FOR SALE.-Six good quality well grown two year old heifers heavy in calf, one with calf at foot.-W. Ing- wersen, Ouyen. FRUIT For Sale.- Best Eating and Cooking Apples at 2/6 a case on Harcourt station. Orders receive prompt attention. Cases to be returned. Cash with order.-Robt. Portwine, Harcourt. WANTED.-Price for rolling. Par- &nbsp; ticulars from A. J. M'Intosh, Simpson-st., Kyneton. FOR Sale.--Young Cow, calved three weeks, second calf. Price £18. &nbsp; Apply this office. EGGS for setting: White and Brown Leghorn, American Plymouth Rock, Andalnsian; 5/6 a setting.--Mrs. I Ross, Galah. SEVERAL secondhand strippers for sale. Apply J. P. Britt, Ouyen. &nbsp; IMPOUNDED at Ouyen : Dark brown saddle horse, white star on forehead, white snip on nose, sore back, collar marked, no visible brands. If not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold on August 30th, 1916.-A. J. Willoughby, Pound keeper. 'Tis all very well to be under love's spell If your passion is loyal...
Shire Tenders. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 16 August 1916
Shire Tenders. Tenders for the undermentioned works have been accepted by the Works Committee of Walpenp Shire Counceil: ContractNo. IS.-On road Woornack to Nunga.-S. H. M'Lean, £18 6/. Contract No. 19.- On boundary road between Woornackr and WVagant.- S. H. MI'Lean, £5 9/. Contract No. 20.--On road Onyen to Boorongie.-S. H. M'Lean, £1 19/. Contract No. 22.-Formning and Rub bling Rowe-st., Ouyen.-W. A. Ingwer sen, £72. Contract No. 23.-On road Onyen to Chillingollah.-S. H- M'Lean, £21 10/.
Needs Inquiry. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 16 August 1916
Needs Inquiry. "Victim No 8" writes from Walpe up, under date 14th. inst.:-Sir,-I desire to draw the attention of the Shire Council to a neglected source of revenue. I refer to the pound at Walpeup, an institution lately brought into existence by Private En terprise, and judging by the snlphu rous language heard in connection therewith, it does not appear to be giving general satisfaction. The pro cedure adopted by the gentleman run ning the show (he owns a block ad joining the reserve) is, in the opinion of the surrounding settlers, altogether over the odds, although they all agree that his methods are delightfully simple, and as the following tariff will show, fairly profitable:-fHorses 4/, milking cows up to 5/6-no che ques taken. The position in this con nection is that if a settler allows a head of stock to greaze on the reserve, this individual, having removed the wire from his fence, thus leaving his crop unprotected naturally finds the stock in his paddock, and being a law u...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 16 August 1916
11. Il110 EY. PT"1. LiI]TII. MILDURTI. TRIWNPBEE R, IRON33 -and BRICK YARDS. ALL BUILDING MATER iAL SUPPLIED On SHOITEST NOTICE State Accident Insurance Office. W1orkers' Compensation Act. Farmers would he X1ei advised to in quire before takinc out po!Tlicies. This office charges Low Rates, and SPolicyv HoIdcers patrticipate in the Protits. Onyen Agency.--3IAIL OFFICE1. J. GREATZ, Farrell Street, Fruiterer, Greencrocer, and Aerated ,Water .11anu facturer. Fresh Fruit anod Vegeotables Always Cool Dni-k. Gool Drinks. a]1rendon (olle , BALLAIAtAT. Colnlfined with St. Arldrew- i're~lbyterianm Girls C,!lege. BOP RDING ANI) DAY SCHOOL. .Aplproved SEchol for ;Government scholars Principal iMLiss Crmip; Xice-Principal= 'hsc, Icca Ornnct,, M.A.: (1st elass honors.) .Siin ing and Voi(e Trainin.r-: Miss Dron her, of the Mcl.ounc'e Conis. (pupil of cl;tui;me Mella:t1. TPinc: ciss M:thel Crmunip, 1.A., A.T.C. I., ccr. Lawre ',:c Ri,-ic ard.son (Diplohmc of Leip-ic CuOns.) ?7jicin : Sir. Gcudi. M...
Shire Council Nominations. A CONTEST IN THE WEST RIDING. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 16 August 1916
Shire Council Nominations. A CONTEST IN THE WEST RIDING. East riding ratepayers are eviden tly quite satisfied with their present representatives, as the only nomina tion received on Monday last was that of Or, J. K. Glen, and he will, in due course, be declared duly elected. In the West Riding, for the seat vacated by Cr. H. J. Wiltshire, owing to having entered the arena of the more strenuous work, there are no fewer than three aspirants. These are Messrs. WV. C. Anderson, J. P. Manning and J. Wilson. A poll will be taken tomorrow (Thursday) week, and particulars of the polling, as well as voting by post, appear in another portion of this issue.
Red Cross Work. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 16 August 1916
Red Cross Work. Snow and again we hear aints that goods intended for rsat the front do not reach Sdestination. Assertions are tbat officers who are placed in e, simply make a trade and sell That this may be the case in ?iusances we do not doubt-all Sare not the apex of proity i is cases of the sort we hear of ily. Something to a person's dment will travel a hundred Sas fast as anything to his credit, the reason is that people, for reason unexplained by science ese, prefer to believe ill always. le it is hereditary. Just occa aly, however, we get the other and the following letter, re d by Mrs. W. Perry, of Yellum whois a member of Walpenp Cross Society, is one which will n the ladies, after a recent in tia Ouyen : SFriend,- I am writing to you for the coat which I re with your letter, wishing the 7er a quick recovery. I thank for both. I have had eight ý at Anzic, and left with enteric; 'aonths in bed; came home in 'estor, and have been up ten t. I am now hoping to return tV and Fra...
Victorian Farmers' Union. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 16 August 1916
Yictorian Farmers' Union. \We have received from the execu tive committee a rescript of the busi ness done at last meeting. In last issue we republished what the "Ar gus" saw fit to give of that meeting, but the minutes sent us give a bit more-and we do not wonder at the "hundred eyed"' refusing it publica iiop, despite the fact that it is in the plce where it is demanded of consci ence to speak the truth. In reply to Mr. Robeitson, of Roke wood, the secretary said Mr. Stewart was organizing in the Mallee with good results. The matter of opening a central of fice in Melbourne (why not Geelong, or Ballarat--they're just as central), with a permanent secretary, was re ferred to the conference. Mr. Hart alluded to the difficulties and expense in organizing work, and also to the correspodence that had ap peared recently in the "Argus." He complained that his last letter, wrlt ten ten days. ago, had been suppres sed by the "Argus." Hie had seen the subeditor of the paper, but had got no ...
[?]sant Sunday Afternoon [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 16 August 1916
x lt Saneay Afternoon ..gathering on Sunday after ; 6 is not a success, it will ~ he fault of the committee is working it up. A stage is erected ou the hill (which, it advis3able to explain, is on th side of Galah road), on he band will be placed while ,nd the various speakers ;etheir addresses from. ek~ volumes for the enthusi the Walpeuo Brass Band to put oup a cash guarantee of fto pay for the special train i to bring in the bandsmen, Shope-a big crowd of , to this noique gathering. Parliamentary speaker will be r 'IKissock, and it is just e that others may accompany bst definite news to that effect fetto hand. The Senator is a and logical speaker, so you h3ve no fear of being bored. Irious Ministers of the Gospel, hire councillors have received tioas to be present, and we ire can promise that one at c the Xlinisters will accept. tbat there may be no delay in Pndsmen and visitors getting[ pfore they leave, proceedings .tart ~t 2.30 sharp, so you had arrange to get things off your...
LINGA BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 16 August 1916
LINGA BRANCH. Abranch of the Union has been formed at Linga, and practically ev ery fimer in the district is a member. The officebearers are :- President, Mr. S. J.. Grimes; vice presideite, Mes srs. J. Rice and R. O'Brien; secre tary and press correspondent, Mr. G. A. Stevenson; treasurer, Mr. W. K. Mornan; auditors, Messrs. A. Wal ker and J. Wineske; committee, Messrs.- F. Hayter, M. Donovan, J. Edwards, H. H. Wooding and J. Ful ler. Ouyen Branch will meet on Satur day afternoon, and very important business will be forward, dealing principally with the forthcoming conferences.
Tempy Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 16 August 1916
Tempy Topics. Tempy tennis players had an out ing at Speed last Saturday and scored a rather easy win, as the following detailed scores show : R. Brooke and C. Cook heat Ran dall and Speed, 6---4; Mrs. Hill and Hill beat Mrs. Dyson and Wilkinson, 6-4; Mrs. Hill and Miss Fleming beat Mrs. Park and Mrs. Dyson,6--1; Hill and Ritchie lost to Wilkinson and Battersby, 4-6 ; Frawley and James beat Thrower and Regatz,6-2. Totals-Tempy, 28 games; Speed, 22. There will be £13 worth of tro phies to be won at the Tempy rifle range next month for those who have got a steady eye and straight aim. A meeting of the local branch of Farmers' Union is to be held on Sat urday night, so roll up you cockies, and learn something to your benefit. It's worth your while.
Boulka Bits. [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 16 August 1916
Boulka Bits. Where they all came from, more particularly, how they mu aged to get inside the hall man puzzle, but the fact remains that o Tuesday night of last week 110 wer counted in the Boulks hall, but one tried the task outside. The a casion was a farewell to Pte. Ge Gill, who is off very shortly to do h share ogainst the Hun. The movi, spirit in the affair was ir. R. Pen/ and MIr. T. Tonkin made an ida chairman. The inthusiasmthroug out was most marked, and no o doubts that George will think Boulka, home and beauty ofte while the guns are roaring and th steel flashing. Speeches by th chairman and Messrs. Welsh a Britt were given, and the guest wa the reciDient of a silver sugar bow and safety razor. A number ofson were rendered, and dancing filled i the intervals, the g:athering breaki~ up at 3 a.m. on Wednesday. Th soldier left for camp prior to em barking, on Thursday night, an we all sing mos: fervently God Saw Our Men.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ouyen Mail — 16 August 1916
ka The Nerves.-Continual coaugh hiog ing tlalnme the throat, wears p plttient and racks tile nerves. A Y that will relieve a cough promptly "''desirable in the treatment of throat U, trouble.s, bt it nmlust be ab Syire from opiun or other narcotics Readen the cou'h without removin. e. ChamberlFain's Cough Remedy ek:l remedy for the treatmruent of Ij" any descriprion. It is absolutely 1 flarcotics tand wil not injure the -liactte persoun. (hamherlain's Cough 7 louwens and relieves the cough, .Ptl, throw off tne cause. Sold by ?'ekeepers. Its Uniform Success.--The fact that Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is the proper medicine for chdildren has been demonstrated by its uniform success in cases of coughs, colds and croup. The fact that it contains no narcotics and is pleasant to take makes it especially suit able for children. Adults will find Chaim berlain's Cough Remedy equally valuable for themselves and will be pleased with the prompt relief it affords. Sold by all storekeepers. There'...