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"Hoch, der Kaiser." [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 15 September 1914
" Hocli, der Kaiser." o These verses were, rec'ted at a Union League Club dinner in New York to some naval officers, on \pril 21st, 1899, and at once be came famou-?. It took three years :o quiet the international vibration: IV-r Kniser of der Vaterland U'iJ Gott und 1 nil dingt comma-id, Ve two— ach ! Don't you understand ? Mineself—und Gott. Vila some sing of der power divine, Mine soldiers sing " Die Wacht am Kliein." Und drink der health ia Rhenisch wine Of me—und Gotl! Dere's France, she swaegersall aroundt. \eh! 'tis certain sure dat she's played out. To much me dinks she don't amount 'Gniust me—und Gott ! •^he vill not dare to fight again, i!ut if she shouldt I'll show her blain Dot Elsass und (in French) Lorriine Are niein—by Gott! *Dere's Grandma dinks she's nicht small beer. Midt Boers und such she interfere. She'll learn none owns dls hemisphere But me—und Gott! She dinks, good frau, some ships she's S°'i Und soldiers mi'lt der scarlet goat, Ach ! We could knock dem ! Pou...
WANGARATTA. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 15 September 1914
WANGARATTA. Mr. W. Winnell, of South Wan garatta, was driving towards the railway crossing at Roy-street when he saw a train approaching. The horse bolted, but the driver man aged to pull him up with a ml«hty swerve, but the engine buffer smashed the gig, Mr. Winnell sus tained no injury, while the horse had only a cut or two.
Benalla Red Cross Society. The secretary of the above fund wishes to acknowledge the following donations:— [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 15 September 1914
Benalla Red . Cross Society. The secretary of the above fund wishes to acknowledge the following donations:— Amount previously acknow ledged, ;£58 2s 6d. Mechanics Band (Wattle Day) £30 4s; Warrenbayne district £5 Is, Mr. W. Cain £1, Mrj. R. Green au^ Mr. H. Ledger, 10s ,6d each, Mrs. Chivers 10s, Mrs. ij. Ryan 7s 6d'.' Miss Laura Green 5s, Mrs. Reilly, 20 kit bags: Mrs. F. Brooker, 12 tins condensed milk; Mrs. Dun stan, 2 tins coffee ; Mrs. Love, 4 pairs sox; Miss Spence, 1 pair sox and 1 pair mittens.
Patriotic Fund at Goorambat [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 15 September 1914
Patriotic Fund at Goorambat A public meeting was held in the Mechanics Hall, Goorambat, Mr. E. F. Cleary in the chair, and the hall crowded. The proceedings were very enthusiastic throughout, appropriate speeches being delivered by the Chairman, Messrs Howell, J. Cook, D. Smith and Rev. Batten. It was unanimously resolved that a branch of the Lord Mayor's Patri otic Fund be established. Mr. J. B. Cleary was appointed hon. sec., and A.Howell treasurer. A branch of the Red Cross Society was also formed with Miss Maude Hall, hon. sec., and Mrs. B. Hall, treasurer. A capital programme of patriotic songs was rendered during the evening, the audience joining in. Solo parts were taken by Messrs Fred. Saunders, C. and B. Hall. A canvass of the audience was made, and the satisfactory sum of £47 10s submitted. The follow ing donations have been received to date in connection with the Patriotic Fund:— J. B. Cleary ... ,£'6 0 0 £6each—J. J. Cooper a.'na Fr^ed Saunders 1(1 0 0 Employes Young &am...
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 15 September 1914
TO OUR READERS. o. The editor will carefully peruse ' al communications sent, whether tliey be in political, social, or other form, and they will be treated as strictly con fidential. All items must, however, be well authenticated, and from a reliable source. All communications will be acknowledged in the correspondence columns. Newspaper clippings are also accept able, and facts about people such as deaths, marriages, social events, etc, ; in fact ou all events, will be carefully read and, if suitable, published. We wish to make this journal as in teresting as possible, and you may help us if you desire. Give us your opinions on the current topics of the day—they may prove of interest to our readers. Please write on one side of the paper only
Phases of the Moon. August. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 15 September 1914
Phases of the Moon. • Aucust. First quarter, Friday 28th Sfptkmbkr. Full moon, Saturday btli Last quarter. Sunday 13tli New moon, Sunday 20tli ■ First quarter, Saturday 26th October. Full moon, Sunday 4th Last quarter. Moudav 12th New moon, Monday 19tb . First quarter, Monday 26th November. Full moon, Tuesday 3rd Last quartei, Wednesday 11th New moon, Wednesday 18th First quarter, Tuesday 24tU
Important to Ladies. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 15 September 1914
Important to Ladies. Ladles, is your health causing you any anxiety, have yon been disappointed ' in . the non-appearance of baby, or are you dreading an operation ? If worried from any of these causes we strongly advise you to consult tlie highly qualified lady representative of tlie 'Natura" Health Co., Melbourne, on her next visit to BENALt&lt;A. She will be pleased to advise you regarding your health, and explain how good health way be restored to you by means of the wonderful "Natura" Home Treat ment, that has cured so many thousands of women and girls. The advice will co9t you nothing, and may save you years of suffering. The visit takes place on TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY, 22nd and 23rd SEPTEMBER, when the Co's representative may be seen at the Benalla Hotel from 10 to 6.30, She will carry a full supply of medicines. Meanwhile send 2d. pos'sge for free Health Guide to Dept. BE1, "Natura" Health Co., 49 Elizabeth Street, Mel bourne. Only Address.
Trunk Telephone [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 15 September 1914
Trunk Telephone In connection with the trunk tele phone, the following rates are to be charged for conversation be tween Benalla and other towns con nected :— Between 8a.m.&7j\m, 7p.m &Sa.tn First Add. First Add 3min. 3 min. 3 niin. 3inin Melbourne ... ]/]0 1/4 10d Sd faeymour ... 1/ 91 M S(1 t "" 6,1 5,1 4(1 ' 3d Violet Town 3d 3d 3d 3d BaddaRmnie 2.1 2d 2d 2d W>ntoM ... 2d 2d 2,1 2d Glen rowan ... 2d 2d 2d 2d Waiiganitta ... dd 3d 4,1 |d Chiltern .. bfl 4(1 3d SpnnRhu.st... sm 6d 4d 3d \Vodonga ... y, 9&lt;I 6(J d BeechwortU ... &lt;V 6d 4,1 3^ 5d 3d 2d 1/10 1/4 lOd 1/ 91 6d 6.1 5.1 4d 3d 3d 3d 2.1 2d 2d 2d 2d 2.1 2d 2d 2d &lt;>d 3d 4d 6d 4d 9 1 ' 6d 4d )'! 9d 6d &lt;v 6d . 4d 1 9d 6d 0.1 6d 4d 2d 2d 7.' 2d 2d 3d 3d (S 5d 4d 4'' 3d 4d 4rt 3d 4d 4&lt;1 3d 4d 6(1 5d 4d 6d 5d 4d Sd 6d 4d 8d 6d 4d 1/10 1/4 lOd 1/10 1/4 lOd 1/4 1/ 8d 1/ 9d 6d 11 9d 6d Sd 6d 4d 1/ ' 9d 6d Wahgunjah'.:: J 9d 6d Sd Rutherglen ... 0.1 6d M |d No...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 15 September 1914
The Hatching Season Has Commenced, We nre now booking for settings in tlie following breeds:—Fatuous Red Sussex (imp.), 7/6; Siher Wyandotte (imp. cockerel), 6/; also Silvers at 5/; White Legliorus (Padman-Kinnear), 5/; ISlack Orpington, 5/; Minorca, 5/. Guaranteed all chicks tine to name. Ordeis supplied in rotation. Terms: Cash with order. Order now, and save disappointment. The Red Sussex is Ike greatest utility breed on eartli. Dressed Poultry on shortest notice. Address communications to The Manager, Be nallu Poultry Farm (next Leak's Fac tory), Benallu West. — Advt. AVery nice display of LAMPS—both to Hang and Stand. Garden Tools and General Household Iron mongery of great variety, can be seen at CARTER BROS. When coughing mortal's seek a balm, Their lungs to ease, their fears to calm, They note what wiser ones procure, And purchase Woods' Peppermint Cure. It needs scant rrgumenf to bind, Sound logic to a sapient mind ; And thus successive proofs assure, The fame of Woods' Gre...
LAW RELATING TO NEWS PAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 15 September 1914
LAW RELATIfiG 10 NEWS PAPERS. 1. Subscribers who do n 5slv express notice to the contrary are considered as wishing to Continue their subscription. 2. If subscribers order the dis continuance of their periodicals, the publisher may continue to send them until Arrears are paid. 3. If subscribers refuse or neglect to take periodicals from the office to which they are directed, they are Responsible until they have settled :als to be discontinued. 4. If subscribers remove to othei places without informing the pub lishers, and the papers are sent to heir former direction, the sub cribers are responsible. 5. The courts have decided that 1' refusing to take periodicals from the office, or removing or leaving them uncalled for, is prima facia evidence of intentional Fraud." 6. If subscribers pay in advance for a periodical, they are bound to give Notice to the publisher at the end of the time that they do not wish to continue taking it, other wise the publisher is authorised to send on, and...
ROUND THE DISTRICT. GRETA. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
ROUND THE DISTRICT. GRETA. ■ On Saturday evening Herbert Whitehead, years of age, and son of Mr. H. A. Whitehead, was iunning behind a horse when it lashed out, kicking him on the forehead, and inflicting a nasty wound over the left eye. Miss and Mr. S. iVhitehead conveyed the boy to Glenrowan, and Dr. Hen derson, of Wangaratta, was tele phoned for. Pending the arrival of the doctor Mr. aud Mrs. W. Keir, of the Railway hotel, kindly afforded bim temporary relief. The injured boy was removed to Sister Gilmore's Hospital, where he is improving.
Rural Workers' Log. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
War Workers' Log. . . ' : It was, decided some time ago .that the rural workers' T,og should come into force on 1st October, but ..it is now doubtful whether, in view of the war, that "the arrangements will be adhered to. Mr. W. G •Spence, president of the Australian . Woikers' Uuion, of which the rural .worker^ now form a section, said that he had asked the executive : council of the organisation to re consider the whole position, in view i.of the war, and he expected that i : ,tbe result of the deliberations would - ;.be known in the course of a few ..days. As a separate organisation, the Rural Workers' Union, drafted i a log in 191*2 and it was submitted : .toAhe farmers and others affected. In the log a claim was made on behalf of the fruit pickers of Mil . dura and Renmark, which w^s the subject of a compulsory confereuce, and subsequently an award, in which the Federal Arbitration Court 1 . recognised the principle of equal pay for the sexes. Mr. Spence was present at th" conf...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
BENALLA SHOW, 'Tuesday and Wednesday, October 6 and 7, 1914. • j ',c >n tile well-appointed SliowgruUtids, miuh ed right in the Ceutre o ibe'pro-perous town of Benalla.' The Great GALA D.vY of the North-East, All Cash Prizes^ Promptly Paid- No trophies. Prize Schedules on application. Entries close . - 28th September. Great Exhibition of Stock and Produce, Up-lo dHte Horse Boxes, Stalls, Pens, and Yards for S,r"'k, and covered Puildings for Sbiep, Poultrj, Dogs, Pigs, and all Prodis, splendid Hunting Coursi /• and Banked Trotting Track, a third of a n.iie round, 30 feet wide and securely fenced, wfTording a perfect oppor'nu y for 12,000 spectatois to view in comfort the various evtnts. BE SURE AND SEE "The Grand Parade of all -Horses and Cattle Exhibited Between 2.20 p.m. and 2.45 p.m. on the SECOND DAY OF SHOW. VISIT THE IND USTRIAL HALL, Watch for the GRAND HUNTING AND TROTTING CONTESTS". Don't miss the LADIES' DRIVING COMPETITIONS. SHEEP DOG TRIALS AND NOVELTY EVENTS. ViBit th...
Alleged Surrender. Capture of 25,000 Men. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
Alleged Surrender. Capture of 25,000 Men. A seiious German disaster is re ported by the Central News Agency in a telegram from Dieppe. This authority ptates that a con siderable force of the Allies opiat ing on the extreme left, after junctioning with a body of fresh troops sent down from Bou'ogne, was advancing in a northerly direction between Roye, 25 tniles south-east of Rheims, ana Ham, 12 miles north-east of Roye, when they came upon portion of the army led by General von Kluck in the great battle on the Marne, and succeeded in encircling it. . - As the result of this operation, the Central News Agency asserts, General von Kluck surrendered, with 14,000 prisoners. A report received from another source repeats the Etory of the surrender, but greatly enlarges its importance, staling that 25.00Q Qerr^an troops were captured, with a great m^ny guns.
A Sanguinary Struggle. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
\ Sanguinary Struggle. o A British field artilleryman re h es :—" A terrible struggle took place on Suuday, 6th inst., when the Germans tried to cross the Great Morin River. The Germans swarmed to' the riversid2. Their first party built a pontoon bridge. Tue pontoons, with a heavy freight of dead and wounded, were carriid down stream. The struggle was continued throughout the day, the enemy building bridges and the British demoralising them, until at last the British grew sick of the sight of crowds of shrinking Ger mans rushing to certain doom. At length portion of the enemy's forces managed to effect a crossing at one point. " Then the Allies rushed and bayoneted the Germans Into the river. The whole battalion of the enemy was captured at this place. The men simple could not face the bayonet, and incontinently threw up their arms when the allied troops charged them."
Trunk Telephone [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
Trunk Telephone Id connection with the trunk tele phone, the following rates . are to be charged for c^nveisatiou be tween Eenalla and other towns con nected :— Between Sa.m.& 7p.m. 7p.m &8a.m First Add. First \d(l 3tnin. iiiin. 3 in ill. 3miu Melbourne .. 1/10 1/4 lOd 8d Seymour 1/ 91 6(1 5J Euroa 6(1 5(1 4(1 3d Violet Town 3d 3d 3d 3d Baddaginnie 2&lt;l 2d 2d 2d VViiiton 2(1 2d 2d 2d Glenrnwnn .. 2d 2d 2d 2.1 WarinarattK ... • 4.1 ' 3d 4d 3d Chiltern 5.1 6cl 4tl 3d Spr infcliuist.. . y i 6d"~ . 4d 3d \Voiloi)j;'a t 9d . 6(1 5d Beechworth ... r,i 6d 4d 3d Wahguuyall.. ] . 9d 6(1. 5(1 RutUerglen .. «.] 6(1 4d 3d Nooramunga 2d 2d 2d Goorauiliat .. 7'? 2d 2d 2d Devenisli ■}P 3d 3d 3d Thoona H 5d 4d 3d Bungcet West 4-' 3d 4d 3(1 St. James 4(1 3d 4d 3d Lake Rowan.. 4d 3d 4d 3d Tungamah . 6d 5d 4d 3d Wilby 6d 5d 4d 3d Telford 8d 6d ,4d 3d Yarrawongn.. 8d 6d &lt;*d 3d 8 Shepparton . 1/10 1/4 lOd Dookie ' . . 1/10 1/4 lOd Sd TalJaugatta . • 3/4 1/ Sd fid Alb...
The Autocratic German Officer. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
The Autocratic German Officer. 0 Mr. Philip Gibbs, the well-known author and journalist, now at the front as representative of the "Daily Chronicle," after making a tour of the battle fields, during which he had many interviews with German prisoners, says: — "The chief cause of the German fai'ure is that the German private now real ises his officers utter disregard to the lives of his men. He has heard his officer give his brutal orders to spill the blood, of troops like so much water, so long as other troops to follow may wade to the destined goal. This policy has recoiled upon its authors. Even when cap tured the German officers display an amazing lack of camaraderie. They protest violently against sit iing in the same waggon wilh their men. They refuse t« eat with them. and still endeavor to bully them German privates have often surren dered gladly in order to escape from their intolerable sufferings. In some cases captured Ulans were Found" to have their haversacks filled with g...