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HOWLONG RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
HOWLONd RAILWAY. Association belli nt Burrumbuttock (N.B.W.j on Saturday, Mr D. lteid, seo of liio Howlong Border District Ilailway League, addrossed those present on niatterH pertaining to Lho proposed Uarnawartha to Howlong railway. About two years ago a deputution from How long presented itaolf to Mr Billson, at that time a Victorian Minister of Railways, who favored it as a business proposition. Ho, however, subsequently vacated ofHeo. Then another deputation was presented to Mr Mac kinnon. Ho also (avored the idea, but could not see any advantago unless the Now South Wales railways connected at Howlong. Mr Griffiths was next interviewed with regard to running a line to Howlong. Sinco a con fereueo subsequently, an agreoment.betweoQ the two States wua arranged. Mr Uoid wont on to say that tho main line from Culcairn to Albury would havo to be duplicated, and by connecting New South Wales and Victoria through Howlong, it would shorten tho route by 127 milos for goods traffic frou...
Ovens and Murray Football Association. THE DRAW. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
Ovens and Murray Football Association. THE DRAW. Matches to lis played on tbe ground of the first named club: May 1C Albury v Rutherglen-Cariuichael Lake Rovers v Border United-Evans Howlong, a byo May 23 Lake Rovers v Albury-Carmicbael Border United v Howlong-Harry Hutherglen, a bye May 30 Rutherglen v Lake Rovers-Harry Albury v Howlong-Evans Border United, a bye June 6 Howlong v Rutherglen-Evans Border United v Albury-Carmichael Lake Rovers, a bye June 13 Rutherglen v Border United-Harry Howling v Lake Rovers-Carmicbaol A'buiy^bye
OBITUARY. MR CHARLES RILEY. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
OBITUARY. Mil CHAIILKS ItlLKV. Another of Llie olil idem itius of tlio Ohiltern district pulsed over to that bourn, from which no traveller returns, on Friday' last, when Mr Charles Riley, nf Main street, breathed his last. lie wus a native nf Massa chusetts (U.S. A.) mid was 7!) years nf age. Arriving in Victoria in 1801 he wended his way to the UVKIIH diggings, and at the beginning of the Chiltern rush made for that centre wheiv he became interested in gold seeking 011 the Suffolk load. Here, with other members of a party, he discovered the at olio time famous Suffolk reef in the alluvial workings at the head of tho lead bearing the same imiuo. Tho party put machinery 011 the shaft and succeeded in taking out some very handsome crushings. It is said that a payable lode was left .behind when tlio cit. censed operations. Deceased followed the occupation, after giving up miuiii&lt;r, of carter and contractor, aud during his earlier days practiced as a veterinary surgeon, show...
EMPIRE DAY PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
EMPIRE DAY PICNIC. A public meeting of persons interested in the celebration of Empire Day was held at the town hall, Chiltern, on Tues day evening. Present: Crs Black (in the chair), JJrann and Keller, Messrs II. 0. Cannon, Jones, H. Dennis and J. Ferguson, and Mesdamcs Muller, Grin lington, Martin, Keller, McMilicn and Kelly, and. Misses Fnright (2) and Ander son, and Mrli. J. llicks (secretary.) c-.-i'u'.r.-Itr, !Iii-oiv.i'. 'i",. .'iv&lt;".$'iia il'.ioptoVi. A donation of £~* from tho shire presi dent brought the total credit to X'10 Os ."id. lUr Cannon moved, and Cr lirann seconded, that a picnic be held on May 22 on the same lines as previous years. Carried. Mr Hicks moved, and Mr Ferguson seconded, that Messrs Jirann, Bouchcr and Ih'owsq be appointed collectors. Carried. Mrs Griuljtigton moved, and Mr Hicks seconded, that all ladies present form a ladies' committee, with power to add.-Carried. Moved by Mr Cannon, seconded by Or Hrann, that Messrs Jones, Ferguson, Denn...
CHILTERN FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
ir CHiLTERN FIRE BRIGADE. Tbo following roport has boon roceivcd by tbo secretary of the Chiltern flro brigade from Ohiof-officcr Marsh all concerning bis recent visit of inBpootion : " JLberc was a fair attendance at inspection, ton members boing present, the three absentees at work. In the presence of a largo numbor of interested residents I put the members through a long course of firo brigade work the younger members Bhowing groat aptitude in all the practices. I took them first individually and then collectively in teams, the weak points, which wore discorniblo to begin with, were practically all rectified beforo the termination of tho ! practice-a very good night'.-} work having been put in. Evory oilicor and man assisted in some \^ay or othor to oxpedito tho work. I impressed upon tho members the necessity for constant and earnest practice to bring the brigade up to Us former high state of efiicicncy, and 1 feel convinced that tbo young material in tho brigado is quito capabl...
MINING MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
M1NII\Q MEMS. The Victorian yield of gold for April was 33,819oz uross, or 31,4850?. Hue, valued at £133,739. Couiparod with the yield for April last year, a decrease of 3602oz lino is shown. The return for tho last lour months months wbb 143,610oz gross, or 133, ?I'iGoz fidp, valued at £560,757. This shows a decrease of 4213oz line com pared with thu quantity won during the corresponding period of last year. Facts worth preserving aro told by ihe " FYemantlu Herald" respecting the discovery of ^oltl in Western Aus tralia. It is stated that in 1818 specimens of copper nod lead ore got at the M urc|iison contained traces of gold. In 1853 such specimens of ^old-bearing stone were discovered by xhepherdp, hut thu spot could not bii located Later on specimens found liU or 30 inili'B to tho east of Nor iham were brought into that town, but again the situ of the find could not be trucid. Then in 1802 thu Government engaged Air F. H. Haryreavts, who had discovered tho New .South Wales gold...
COMMERCIAL. Flanagan, Newman and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
OOAlMLiUvCI AL. Flanagan, Newman nncl Co. On FHday next, May 22, Messrs Flanagan, Newman and Co., acting in conjunction witb Messrs Adamson, Strettlo and Co., will bold a spocial salo of horsos at thejr yards, Wan* garntta. Good buyers will bo present and horses sold as yarded. Flanagan, Newman and Co. report bavinK held tboir usual fortnightly sheep and cattle market at tbo Wanuaralta yards last Thurs day. Fat Sheep-We bad a very fine yard ing of prirao quality sheep, which mot a r:ady Bale, competition being excoedingly free throughout, with the result that we dfrcted an almost eutiro clearance of the yarding at satisfactory prices. Top price ot the sale was 30/2, obtained for a few very prime ewes, purchased by Mr Jas Moloney; draft of prime wethers from Mrs Shaw, Reidsdale estate, 20/ to 26/7, purchased by MossrsF. Braybon and Isaac Young. The market was well supplied with lambs, tops making 17/8; lambs, a/a MrThos English, 15/11; ewes, a/o same owner, 18/; lauib3, a/c Mr P. Din...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
Wm. Scott, j GROCER AND IRONMONGER, i Conness Street, Chiltern, Has just received a choice assort ment of Kerosene j Liamps | ALSO, A Heavy Consignment of j Fencing Wire, Barbed Wire, I ! | Wire Netting, j No. 8 Black Wire No. 10 Black Wire No. 8 Galvanised Wire No. 10 Galvanised Wire No. 12 Barbed Wire No. 14 Barbed Wire :WIBE iVKTTISlft-l- x l-i x 17 ; 42 x H x 17 ; 36 x lj; x 17 ; DC x lj x 18. PLOUGH SHARES. i I SPECIAL QUOTATIONS FOR QUANTITIES. : E. k KELLER. ,! General Storekeeper, I MA f V sn; cirr, en I i.riniN, i Wishes to intimate that All Seasonable Requirements I are now obtainable. j General Groceries Puddings Cakes Preserved Pruits Jellies Jams Pickles Currants Prunes Dates, &c. Tinned Goods, from English Roast Beef to Australian Corn Beef. Hams, &c. Fish, tinned and dried. Pastes, bloater or otherwise. Crockery & Glassware of all varieties, from the Choicest China Tea Sets to the ordinary Delft Plate. PRODUCE OF ALL KINDS. Chocolates and Confe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
CHILTERN RAGING GLUB. KING'S BIUTHDA.Y MKKTING-Muiidny, Juno 8, l'Jll. Sale of Kootlis. Monday, May 25, 191&lt;fc, THE eevoral privileges in connection with tho above races will bo sold by Public Auction, at tho Firo Brigade Hall, Chiitern. PUBLICAN'S BOOTH REFRESHMENT it FKUIT STALL 1UGHT OF BELLING FK&NKFUUT8 Electoral Revision Court, Chiitern. "VfOTICE iff hereby Kivnn that an Elec Li tnral Revision Court nvill bo hold at the Court Houae, Chiitern, on TUESDAY, the Oth day of June, .1DM, at Ten a in., lor tho purpopo of revising the Special General List of Electora for the LQgi^lativn Assembly ' for the CbiUern Division of tho Electoral District of Ovena. Dated at Chiitern this \)ih day of May, 1911. at 3 o'clock. JAS. TANNEK, Secretory. W. F. BUSSE, Clerk of the said Revision Court. ZiOCAIi lAIVO BOARS. SCHEDULE of applications for hearing at Court Houso, Ilulher^Ien, on TUES DAY, 2(>th May, 1914, nt 0 o'clock a m.: Parish of Carole. 0 acre* J. D. Neven. Parish...
The Federal Standard, ESTABLISHED 1859 With which are incorporated THE OVENS CONSTITUTION and MURRAY GAZETTE. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING FRIDAY, MAY 15, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
J -* i EHrABLIHHED 1659 With which nro Inoorporatod THE OVENS OONBTITDTICW Olid MUKHAT G AZETTB. PDHLIHHHO KVKRY Fkidav MORNING FRIDAY, iMAV 15, l'Jlt A very beneficial full of rain oc curred during tho week. On Wednes day morning 1'32 inches were recor ded and yesterday another 20 points wero added, bringing the total for the month to l".rj8 inches. There passed away at Hawthorn on Saturday morning one of tlie early police ollicer.s of Victoria in the person of ex Sergeant James Whelan, at I ho iiRO of 82 years. Before coming to Victoria ho was a njumbnr of the Royal Irish Constabulary. Soon after arriv ing in Victoria in 1.S0U ho joined tho police, force, and \yas stationed at Brechworth under Superintendent O'ilara Burke. Afterwards ho went to Bcnalla whore ho remained for 28 years until ho retired in December, 1802. During tho trouble with the Kelly gang he wan in Uenalla. Ho also took part in the pursuit of the bushranger Power in (he iStrathbogio Messrs W. H. Browse and Co, th...
NEW INSOLVENT. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
NEW INSOLVENT. Oorgo Wilson Chambers, fanner, B irnawartlm. Causes of insolvency Losses on farming and pressure of creditors. Liabilities, £G80 10s 1 rl ; assets, £312 Gh 11c] ; deficiency, £338 8s 2d. Joseph Braun, ollieial assignee, Chiltorn. Oh! health is wwiUh, and lifo is long, And earth is fairor too; When mnn is lit and wpII, The sky's nro alwav* blue. \uV'li nrfr omi H o Hfour'i: ; ^ From pain and troub'o win surcoat»o With Woods' Great Peppermint Cure.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
CHILTEHN - fuipoundod ut Obiltorn i'ound 1 Yellow biul White I3ul!"ok, branded 0 with dot in centre near loin ; noar ear marked If not claimed and expenses paid, to bo sold oq 17th June, JOHN KXUIGRT, Poundk* epcr. Bereavement Card. MB A. OATS nnd fnmily desire lo tendur their Sinooro Tlinnks to their neigh bors nnd friends for assistance nnd kindness during their recent bo-envement.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
A BOON TO ATHLETES. FOUND COMSTOOK S NERVE AND BONE LINIMENT MOST EFFEC TIVE FOR STRAINED MUSCLES AND BRUISES. The poworful, penetrating qualities of Comstock'a Nervo and Bono Liniment roako it invaluable for a strained muscle or bruiso. Applied according to direc tions, it very soon reduces a swelling from whatever cause. " Being unfortunate at various times," writes Mr E. A. Lang, of " Oxford,' Wollongong road, Aruclifle, " to meet with several bruises and overstrain of mnucle, suflicieiH to render me incapable of fulfilling my ordinary duties with satisfaction, I used only one bottle of Comslock'a Norvo and Bono Liniment on each occasion, and was able to con tinue work vury quickly afterwards. Oil one important occasion I was kicked by a horso in the thiijh, and though the bruiao was vury painful, causing a alight lameness, only half a bottle of Liniment was necessary to givo relief, and in a few daya I was well again. As a boon to athletes and skaters, for bruised limb3, strains...
THE BEEF TRUST. ACTIVITY IN QUEENSLAND. MONOPOLISING THE BUYING. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
THE BEEF TRUST. ACTIVITY IN QUEENSLAND. MONOPOLISING THE BUYING, Two years ago agebts of the Ameri can Beef TruBfe visited Queensland sod investigated the condition of the meat industry in all its aspects, from the raising of the cattle to the treating of the carcase. To day (according to an " Age" correspondent) the Swift and Armour branches of the trust ace firmly established in that State, Messrs Swift and Co., working through a company called tha "Australian Meat Export (Company," have erected enormous works on 'Gannon Hill, near the mouth o! the Brisbane River, When these works are completed they will have a daily capacity of over 1000 carcases of beef. The seven stories of freezing chambers will hold between 10,000 and 15,000 carcases of mutton and over 0000 carcases of beef at the same time. In addition, the trust has acquired the Ross lliver works (outside Towusville) and the Alligator Ureek works (near Cairns.) It has secured a lease of Messrs Bin and Uo's plant, and is tur...
Fatal Level Crossing Accident. MISS EDITH GARNETT THE VICTIM. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
Fatal Level Crossing Accident. M1BS EDITH GARNBTT THE VICTIM. Miss Edith Garnett, who hag for many years conducted a private hospi tal in Wangaratta, was killed on Friday afternoon on the railway Jove! crossing iu Rowan street. The sad accident caused expressions of sincere regret on all sides, as Miss Garcett was well known and widely respected. The oecurreucd was witnessed by two little girls returning from school, the driver of a butcher's cart, and two or three other persons, besides the driver and fireman on the train. Alias Gar nett left her homo shortly after two o'clock to do some shopping. She had called at Mr Hughes's chemist, and Messrs Oallander and Forer's and at the Commonwealth Savings Bank, and was carrying a small hand bag in one hand and holding a parasol in the other. It is believed that she was reading a letter aa she walked along and that she neither saw nor heard the train until too lale She was tun down by the 4 20 p.m. up passenger train from Beechworth and B...
Help in Cases of Accident. BURNS AND SCALDS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
Help in Cases of Accident. BURNS AND SCALDS. Cover with cooking soda, and .ay ?wet clothes over it, whites of esse and -vtif . muU( nuoocu oil, UUUr and mixed chalk and whiting DROWNING. 1. Loosen clothing, if any 2. Empty lungB of water by laying body on its stomach and lifting it up by the.middle so that the head han^s down ; jerk the body a few times 3. Pull tongue forward using hand kerchief or pin with string if neces sary 4. Imitate motion of respiration by alternately compressing and expand ing the lower ribs about twenty times a minute. Alternately raising and lowering the arms from the sides up above the head will stimulate the action of the lungs; let it be done gently but persistently 5. Apply warmth and friction to extremities. 6. By holding the tongue forward closing the nostrils, and pressing the " Adnai's npplo" back (so as to close entrance to stomach) direct inflation can b tried. Take a deep breath and breathe it, freely into the mouth of the patient, compress thec...
Chiltern and District Football Association. THE DRAW. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 15 May 1914
Chiltern and District Football Association. THE DRAW. Matches to bo played oil the ground of the first named club : May Hi Spmifilnil-Kt V Ohn^firM II nnmnfrn" Chiltcrn Valley v Barnawartha-Johns May Cliiltern v J3armuvartha-Snow Mmastown v Cliiltern V.-Rosengren Mt Ophir v Springhurst-Johns May i)0 Springhnrst v Cliiltern V.-Itosengren Barnawartha v Xmantown-Johns Chiltern v Mfc Ophir-Snow June 6 Xmastown v Chiltern-Rosengren Chiltern Valley v Mt Ophir-Johns Barnawartha v SpringhurBt-Snow
REV. FRANK LADE. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 22 May 1914
REV. FRANK LADE. The Rev. F. Lido, who was a few . yesra back in charge of the Chiltern MethodiBt Circuit, is now Minister of the Kent Town Methodist Church (S.A) " Credo" in the A.fehido " Mail" writes of the gentleman .named : The Rev. Frank Lade, M.A., was born in the lute sixties about !0 miles north of Melbourne, and lived until lm was 20 years of ago among the pic turesque bills of the Plenty llau^es, that form the southern watershed of the Goulburn River. During these years bis formal education was received at State schools, but biu unrecognifed but iiouo tiio less real tutors were the spirit of the bush and of the moun tains and the tasks and opportunities of a varied rural life. Afier a year or two as a local preacher lit; was received as a candidate for tbo Wesleyan Mothodist ministry, anil sent, for train ing to Queen's College, University of Melbourne. Here he j>ave himself wish eagerness to his studies, spi ci ilisiny in Ionic and philosophy, in which subjecs he obta...
COMMERCIAL. Wodonga Horse Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 22 May 1914
COMMERCIAL. . Wodonga Horse Sale. Younghusband. How Qnd Co, Pty f Ltd.. Atbury, and Campbell and Sons, Kirk'* Bazaar, Melbourne, auctioneers in conjunc tion, report having held a large and success ful sale of horses on 7th and 8th May. . Over 400 h«ad wfiro entered. A groat many buyers were iiw»ttendaneo, shippers bring represen ted from India, Singapore, Colombo, and «ho ri'swds; and draught horse buyur* came from many parts of N.S.W., Northeastnrn distriot, Upper Murray and Melbourne. Very lew extra heavy draughts were forward, a num ber of buyers h«in« unapplied at closo of salo. There was a good demand for Indian remounts and gunners, good, farm boises, ponies 11.f to 14$ hands, and saddlo and harness horses. Medium draughts were in better demand than at previous sales. Heavy draughts sold to £4*3/10/; farm horeca to £30/10/; medium draughts to £25 ; delivery horses to £27 ; Indian remounts and gunners to £29 ; ponies, 14J to 14$ haoda to £25/10/ ; pony pairs to £-45 ; buggy pai...
AN OLD TIME HORSE RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 22 May 1914
OLD TIME MORSE RACE. Recent mention nf a 10 mile horse race in the early days at Wagsa for a Btiiko of £100 has revived memories in (lie mind of Mr VV Byrne, the well known old identity of " Kllersli'*," Docker's Plains, who is amongst the tew surviving residenth nf the district who shared in the work of developing the Ovens go'd fields Mr Byrne, in company with his brothers, whb in various parts of the Ovens diggings from early in 18M to 1S56, when the family came to Docker's Plains to bo gin uspful fanning careers that even tually led to prosperity and distinction firnoue«fc thn oh Hu* l?]ninB. Mr Byrne was the witness of many stirring incidents that were frequent when mouuy was flowing freely on tlio goldlielde, and there were numberless sporting events. One of these that he remembers well was a race for £100 aside between horses owned by Messrs W. Bartie, and Alex Mortimer, tho distance being from the Sunbury Hotel, at the Worilshed, to J nines Mildrum's hotel at Wangaratta and ...