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CONVIVIAL GATHERING OF POSTAL OFFICIALS ANNUAL DINNER AT BROKEN RIVER HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
CONVIVIAL GATHERING: OF POSTAL OFFICIALS ANNUAL DINNER.AT BROKEN RIVER HOTEL. Members ofthe -various bran chese of the North-Eastern .divi sion of the postal'departmont met at Benalla on Friday evening last, when they held their annual din or at the Broken River- Hotel. .'A 'aspirit of conviviality 'prevailed, and a ,jolly time was , spent by everyone present. T'he slacious balcony proved a de |lghtful setting for the' tables which were effectively arranged to accom Inodate nearly one hundred and. ifty b' ho sat ldown to' an aippetising repast whlich had been prepared by;Mirs Egatn and her staff. Anters, .acrna tioes iand lfern were used to decorate .the alnai table, whilst bowls of marl golds and, maiden hair fern "'ave a bright touch to the other tablesi?l AiMr A. A. Marks, the divisional on glineer, acted an chairman, "and hept things"going with a swing right. through tile evening. Brief speeches were the order, of .the evening, hence it wan that'ali ail' of brightness pre valled...
VETERAN CRICKETERS' ANNUAL MATCH INCIDENTS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
°VETERAN CRICKETERS' ,: iANNUAL_ MATCH INCIDE NTS OF :THE DAY., Judging from', the iveo he took, ;,Horry, Waltersi borrowed' the wrong, togse;* he: should have tried. ai bathing : b Carmter ,dsplayed fanefoot work I stopping theiball Several: local teams --are. about to nmakoe overtuire to'Mi, ck ';'and -Andy Ferris-after theli;r fin-e 'dlsplays on "Wedneday': Test, umpire George Hole hnas noth iag on Umpire -BolD Lowers. Fred Trickey Is well named;l he verys nearly did the hat trick. Ted Booth' bagged a couple of nice ducks 'In the country.:' Do'e thetiR r0: initials ' of the Ser geant stand for "Run Out." Anottier 'ine'w fence ' ?ould soon he required if Ted Corboy stayed in: for an hour.. b.: Carter bowled with plenty 'of height. .'Keep'them up..;'C;--' Ma c. seems to befinding' it hard to reach the low returnsi'thoso'days. Abdy Brown has now 'decidedato taoe Grimmetts place as.slow bowler. i''Our M.L.A.:missed :lifting' Andy and esw' his ball fall off.' Tlhe old-tlmers highly ap...
GOOMALIBEE NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
GOOMALIBEE NEWS T AND. owners on both sides of the Blroken Iiver and lin fact' all who use the Gloomallbee bridge, are hoping. that something will le .done .to replace tho old bridge which lhan done its day, andls .i now? getting quite dangerous for. heavy trallc. The old structure hal lien in exist once nearly half a century. Althouigh a very strong bridge, It was lhullt too low and flat, causing it to become blocked In all floods , by logs and debris, costing the shire council a lot of money to clear It after every high flood. t In travelling. throughl,Vlolet.,Town, TPnmaidliih, ilogldnonlhy.' l3oho, -Bad dagilnnlo and oonnlallbo dlltricts, one I'strulck at seeing the extentI which top dressing is living carlried out. Vi?rlous methods are usedl, but the moteor truck with a i preader at tached, seems to he mLost useld it an very large acrelge can Ie done eacih day.
COUNTRY WEEK CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
COUNTRY WEEK CRICKET THE following team has been sel ected from those players who have made themselves available for selection, to represent the Benalla District Association during Country Cricket Week commencing in Mel-' bourne on Monday, -7th March:-. M. Oliver (Devenish). C. Cook (Baddaginnie). W. Castles (Footballers). E. Clgary (Benalla). B. Rumpft (Friendly Societies) ?. J. Byrnes (Friendly Socelties). F. Kennedy (Diggers). A. Urbahans (Diggers). - M. Thomason (Railways). P. Trewin (Goorambat). T. Trewln (Goorambat). • S. Pink (Dookto College); A.. Andrews (Violet Toiwn). OG. Peacock (Violet 'Town). Emergoncles.-L. Doherty (Rail iways), W. Buase (Benalla WVest); Ri. .Saunders (Goorambat). S'The flrst. match will be played ,against, the S*alo-Maffra ' combined team on: Monday; 7th" March, -at Le Richmond crlcket ground and 'all the above team. is' urgently- requested :to be :ii' ittendance at the ground :,it~0 a.m. sharp, for the purpose of electing a captain, vice-captain and-...
PROGRESS IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
PROGRESS IN ELEC TRICITY SUPPLY or ACTIVITIES in extending oelectricity.: * Into country areas continue, the dr lemand Incienslng as farmers become nt mor and more familiar 'with the benefits of an electricity supply. or The Electricity Commission has or just commenced work In extending Its llnes to Stanhope and Olrrgarre anlR is also Carrying out numerouts.ex tensions to forms and orchards In the irrigatlon areas. Approxi Smately a hundred forms will he given a supply of electricity within the next three months. The Commisslon states that It to not possible toap the higher voltage 0 lines conveying power between Mansl feold and loenalla 'nd to Shepparton and Wangaratta; hut that such linch as fron 13eonalla to Emurom and to Dooltle cain bho taken advantage of to supply fari:n 'ridJolning thoemn. Quite a numher, in fact, are already taking dvantnage of this feature.. However; ,many.. farmers, are still unaware of tihe. potential . henefits which can be obtalned from electricity rega...
CORRESPONDENCE To the Editor "Ensign." [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
CORRESPONDENCE To thefltditor "Ensolgn:' Sir,-In'your . laste..' isue a mi - guided Bonalla. patrlot, silgning him self: "Advaince Benall a," had -theo temr_ crityo o assuime:that'his advocacy of a B. clasn station lin Belnalla had the support of listeners. As ;one of the listeners for whom he.presumed to rpeak,' let.?me disillusion'. hinm Wire-. less shohld have been one 'o f' our greatest gifts from cilence;, but al rerdy it has been 'debased' `to the level.'of a cheap advertising medium, so that instead of the 'entertainment and enlightenment we hlavo the right to expect we are bombarded with. Inane jingles advertising "Jink's Tooth Paste" or "Peter's Pills for Pining Pups." Sandwiched between these hideous so-called advertise nients we are given doses of '"musio" suitable to the mentality the' first mentioned dbuses are likely to culti vate. Jungle rhythm, which might have pleased our primitive ancestors, struggles for pride of placeo with nauseous crooning., "Advance Ben= alia"...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
• FOR BETTER BABy WEAR " Saturday and Monday THE SHOW OF SHOWS, Music, Songs, Comedy, Romnnc, Dancon, Spctaclo, Beautiful Girls, Novelties. Another Special from Mel bourne. : BING CROSSBY IN Double or Nothing ALSO S "NOBODY'S BABY" Be prepared for a night of Laughs.-Book Nowl (x Denotes Not Suitable for Ocllral ikhilbliton-otihero GenOral Exhibition). NEW FORD Ford 10 Sports' Tourer ANOTHER ACHIEVEMENT FOR FORD Petrol Consumption . 30 to 40 M.P.G. Wheel Base -..... .... " ' 94 ins. Spriuig Base ... . . 102 ins. Silent .Changing, Effortless. Driving, Roomy Seats, Extra Large Luggage Compartments. AS DEPENDABLE AS EVER. SYDFORD MOTORS BRIDGE STREET, : BENALLA rJ ;. FOR LONDON BABY CARRIAGES
FISHERMEN'S DREAMS COME TRUE [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
FISHERMEN'S DREAMS COME TRUE Fishermen Jack Meyers and Joe Scholz, of Walla (N.S.W.) with head quarters at Granya Hotel, caught 10 Murray cod on Friday night of a gross weight of 290 Ib. In this picture the top fish weighs 47 Ibs., and the lower one 76 lbs. The other eight fish shown in the foreground weigh 33,. 32, 20, 10. 19, 18, 15 and 14 lbs. respectively.
Passion Fruit As a Secondary Industry Interesting Facts Disclosed One of our subscribers sends us the following comments:— [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
Passion fruit As a Secondary Industry Interesting Facts Disclosed One of our subscribers sends us the following comments: Reading the article In your paper last week re 'Passion Fruit. Growing at Lurg, I was greatly Impressed with"the p'osiblitiesleof: S the p'roduction df these fruit. No doubt several of your,roeaders are' aware that a large-area of land at Dromana is at present devoted, :' to the production'of this fruit, and the cordial' known as "Passipora" is already 'on thea market, and has a ready sale. The possibilities in connection' with 'this lndustry:are practically' unlimited. Britain are great users of this fruit,- both as an adjunct to fr'uit salads,-and t.:.he.cordial' (passion fruit'juico), Is greatly ,sought aft'r for flavor. inging cocktails and other'drinks.' I fool sure it wouldbeo interesting and educational for the -presenrit growers at Lurg to'take a trip'to •'Dromana and see the vast area there, laid out on the. most• modern. . and sciontific manner for'the ...
Victorian U.C.P. AGENDA FOR ANNUAL CONFERENCE. ADMISSION OF MR. McEWEN. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
FERENCE: ADMISSION OF MR McEWEN. r 1ALTH1OUQII: the chief irterest in th 1938 conferencc of the Unitedl CouPtry -arty ,of Victoria is concen trated ,on'thlio>struggio between the ".radicals" and' tho "moderates for control tif the organlsatlon, with particular refte nce to the expulsion of the Minister for the Interior, Mr L'McEnn, on; l y one of the 134 motions +'n the 'genda paper is directly con-, °corned with this question. SThe Northi-Eastern District Coun cil, which eminraces the greater part" of Mroif MeEwe'ns 'electorate, i sthe ;slionsor of a motion "that conference b? alsked to' readmit Mir MlclEwen to Sthe U.C,."... The annuaml report of? the Central SCouncil 'contains' only a brief refer once to Ml'r - Mcolwen's exptilslon, :-quoting the ternis.of the resolution Sby- which the dcancellation of his r nemershi in ias' t plilroveld. T'wo other motions, however, havo reference to disptoes whicil occulrredl -in the Central Concil dulrling tie year. VWhen b3rigadlor. RItank...
Wangaratta Technical School STUDENTS' BRILLIANT SUCCESSES. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
iWangarali Technical School 18h Icr:tished the f?L ntmie,? to ' : STUDE NT '- BRILLIANT' SUC-j; fdVAunGAI1ATl Tu .e ' chandical ?tScchol -hdasonc urie lil 'rsipsc fro senior cla; ol ? holovhns tildntsi. To of last caidritwo scholarshipsIvo rod obtained, 1.0830hasu increased tho: ntumber-' to rdrawing. tour,;,, scholarships ' trod a claso -oreloven students.: Tiwo: of .tho scholarships- were;`q -awardcd - from a nmaxiihiuni ;iiumber of twenty-five to ho iconiipet~da f(or ~ " throughout'. th? '.yholo of Victoria and the other ,two f-i tw ent for` itheo whoile f the f, Tmhe- following: candidates woro sued `cscfstil :- Waltoier 'Faithful: (civil on ghiieering); Arthur: Luldles '(electrical crngineerlng) ;- Colin:/-Iandcoclc (mech anicail driuighttnia);' Franicls Nich" olaiix (plumbing).; : - Twi of 'thoeo s.cholhiaships ..tenable oif tour years with flco full day ltlution and ; aT allowance of £30> per Sanlnum are equal -to, a total value of ovr £150 each ul hillo. tito remmatling t...
SPECIAL SHEEP SALE EXCELLENT CLEARANCE AT CURRENT RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
SPECIAL SHEEP SALE EXCELLENT; CLEARANCE AT CURRENT RATES. BOURKE & THEWLIS :(Benalia) .,, 'land Commonwealth .'Wool and Produce 'Co. Ltd.f (Meltbourne) agents ini coinjunction, report having hold. a mont ~ uccessfiul 'spaoclal sh~p 'salein the B?enalla Corporation ?i. Yards': on Frlddyl last "the, 18th loiost.w;when thef submitted :a yarding of "nearly 4000 sheep, andl withi the exception of o ne pon of twenty ;wethers" the whole: of fering wiasm sold at auction.: .Values oerq on a par with prices ruling at; other: dlstrlct~ sales to ? steady; local fi~d Bouteldo competition ho ::T??- at tondance at :,this sale :was good.. In addition to district, graders outsiders .were preseintt from" i Melbourne,:: Kil nmore,?; Broaidford, Shepparton, Dookle, Vi!olct Town ,"rcherton, Wangaratta, Euroi iGlenirowan;i: ;. Stanihope :·:and Forbtesi?(N.SW.). Thell competition of ou tiido buyers ??was apparent'through oiut radr wiit? good local?stiupport the saleon'veriat' t any istageo acked ,...
Well Sinking and Water Divining [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
Well Sinking' and Water Divini R. W. 3. CAREY, of Goomaliboo, . 'l open for engagement as above. Competent well sinkers' employed, ol. work carried out under. Mr, Carey's personal supervision. :.,r Carey has had 85 years practical experience in well sinking and water finding,- and duringsthetlast two months hso found water and "sunk :wells for .Messrs Ledgerwood. (St: James), Chanty and Walker. (Violet _ Town).-: Henderson (Boweya), Cook '(Goorambat). Mason (Benalla), Denmen :(Goomalibee) and two wells for ?Mr TV.' Pearson, Mid land HIlghway, Benalla Agent for Alston Wlndmills. Wind mills erected. Estimates ,willingly .given. Address, Goomallboe -via Bon alla.
Getting In Early INVITATION TO ENGLISH XI. TO VISIT SHEPPARTON. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
Gieeting in farly INVITATION TO ENGLISH; XI.??, TO VISIT SHEPPARTON.': IN Invitation to vielt &lt;Shepparton is to .bo extended to the next English Eleven visiting ?Australia through the Board of Control by the Shopparton Cricket Association and the Borough Council. The Borough Council at. its last lmeeting had before it sn letter from 1. Lightfoot, secretairy of the Shop parton District Cricket .Assuoclation stating that the Shopparton Assocta Lion had forwarded to the `Australian ]Board of Control an application for the English Eleven in 1040-41 to visit Shepparton, and netked that anythilng the council was able to do to sulpport the application would be heartily nD preclated. Cr. W. S. James n id the council should give its co-operation and support to, the Invitation. A great imlprovementll hado been made at the reccl'eatlon reseIrvo ,by gradin?g aind prcllaration of thllo wcket. Shirpplar toi wias, it most ImportanLt provinctal town and was dueo to hatve a .vilt fronm th...
MOLYULLAH NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
MOLYULLAH NEWS TrrE Molyullah Sports Club held its annual meeting in the hall last Saturday night, and decided to hold the annual sports on Easter Monday. Mr W. Vallender was elected presl dent for the year, and Mr A G. Berry secretary and treasurer. . Mr A. Rogash holds the position of vice president. Further details 'will bo announced after the meeting to, be hold on March 5th. UNITED COUNTRY PARTY CON FERENCE.-Advice has been issued. to delegates who will attend the forthcoming annual conference' of' the United Country Party, to be'held next month in Ballarat, to* make early arrangements for. accommoda tion. Mr G. F. Hendy; whose address is "corner Lydiard and Mair., Streets,:. Ballarat (phono162)" , Is'. head, of a special committee appointed' to ar? range conference bookings,
CALLED AT POLICEMAN'S HOUSE MAN WHO TOOK THE WRONG TURNING. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
CALLED AT POLICEMAN'S HOUSE MAN WHO TOOK THE WRONG TURNING. WILLIAM COFFEY, a stranger to the town, appeared at the Benalla court yesterday, charged with vag rancy and also with being drunk and disorderly in Goomallbee Street the night before. He pleaded not guilty to the first charge, and guilty to the second. The Bench was occupied by Messrs J. Serpell and G. Nason J's.P. Sergeant Kennedy prosecuted. First-Constable Toner gave evi dence that at about 11.80 on the even Ing previous he was sitting in the front room of his home when he heard the front gate open and foot; steps on the verandah. :." Three or four minutes later he went. out,with his torch, and saw-accused who said that he had lost his way, and that he had been drinking. When questiorned accused said that he.. had- knocked . three times: 'He- '(witness) ' showed hilm'where to go towards theMans Sfield"road, where he was camped. He left, arnd a few.:: mtiutes ::after he (witness) wentt along Bridgeo Street, andsaw; accuse...
R.S.S.I.L.A BENALLA SUB-BRANCH. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
BENALLA SUB-BRANCH.' .?-ANNUAL MEETING.. 'I? jn ?nualn'meeting of the Benalli sub branch of the Returned Sailors and Soldiers' Imperial League w: iiwll bo held in the Memorial Hall tn-' morrowv (Saturday) evening. .:27th February. at 8 p.m. The business" of the evening will be:-Recelpt 'nn" adoption of halance sheet for 1937, election of office bearers for 1938, re ceipt and' adoption of report whic'h which willl.he submitted by the re tiring :president, Mr M. G. B.' Mea dows, and : the secretary, Mr Alf Ros eoe. .There will: be a social to: follbw the ,meetihig' As the branch; Is very' keen on trying to obtain 100 per cent; mnimbership of the' district' Diggers every Digger las cordially Invited to':be in attendance. *ANZAC;'SERVICE AT DEVENISH. At a meeting of the Devenlsh Anzac Commemoration Committee held last Saturday; evening it was decided tr hold'the AnzaceDay service on Sun day.' 17th April. The Rev. L. Wilkin S.son M.A., will deliver the address, and the Shepparton Brass B...
BENALLA AND DISTRICT TENNIS ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
BENALLA ANDI DISTRICT TENNIS ASSOCIATION As the "A" grade teams in the above Ansociation. uhave " completed the. second• round' of their matches. there.only remain - the postponed matches 'to play beforeo 'commencing the finati therefore, in order not to Interfero':with tlhoorlginal draw, and to make sure that all" grounds are available, it has been decided to Play the postponed matches In both divl saons commencing on Saturday next. The draw is as follows: "A" Grade. Lima v. St. Joseph's. Friendly Societies v. St. Andrew's. Railways v,. Trlnlty Mehthodist a bye. "B" 'Grade, " Yin Barun v. Methodist. St: Josepli's v. Karn E?mu Bridge: v, lriendlySocelotles,0; Daddaginnie V. Railways, Lurg v. Winton
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
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CROQUET MEMBER FARE-WELLED PRESENTATION TO MRS. HEYWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 25 February 1938
CROQUET MEMBER FAREI WELLED PRESENTATION TO MRS. HEY _ . :WARD. ;+.: 5': MEMBE0RS ?of :the :.'V.R.L'T' Croquot: Cif?iýimet??t"thfe rnstltute on'n Sat-?? urdaynlast to say farewell to Mrs ,HTey.wnrd ; who. has: received notice of tirnsfeor? Competitions wore " played' nel were 'won as follow!-Ladder, Mrs Jtiatice: ring the bell, Mrs Buttler: .nrazy croquet, Mrs. Long; one'In twenty, 1Mrs Long. During afternoon t'ea ,th.: presldent, Mrs Maynard, ex pressed regret at Mrs Heyward's'de parture, and in- wishing her every happineys in her new district, asked her to accept a case of cake forks as a token of the esteem of follow mem hers. In thanking them for their nice gift, Mrs Heyward said that eho had been very happy during her stay in flonalla, and-sht woutld carry nawy happy memories of her associations with the club. - r ý