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A TRUE WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
A TRUE WIFE. It is not to sweep the house, mnkethi bed, darn tho socks, and cook the inealB. chiefly, that a ituia wants a . wife, If this is all lie needs, hired help e'an d&lt; it. If this is all, when a young ma:l goes to see a lady, send him into the pantry to taste tho bread «nd cake she has nindoi send him to inspect the needlework aud hod-making, or put a •••■•tom i"u lior i.uiul and send him to wit ness its use. iSucli tilings mo Impor tant, and tho wiso young man will quickly look after them. But what n truo man wants with a wife is her com panionship, sympathy, and lovo. Tlu wuy of life has many drcni-y places in it, and a man needs a wifo to fare with him. A man is sometimes overtaken by misfortune; ho meets with failure aud defeat; trials and temptations be set him, and he needs one to stand by and sympathise. IIo has some hard battles to fight with poverty, enemies, and sin, and ho needs a woman that, when ho puts his arm around her, he feels lie has something t...
Mr. Fisher Again Leads SENATOR PEARCE ELECTED [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
Mr. Fisher Again Leads SENATOR PEARCE ELECTED There was only one absentee, Mr. R Howe (N.S.W), who was unable lo come to Melbourne owing to illness, when the Federal Labor Party met at the Federal Parlia ment Hout=e yesterday to elect the .Ministry which wi-1 succeed Mr. J. Cook's administration. Soon after the meeting began Mr. A. Fisher was unanimously re elected leader of the party. He was warmly greeted as he rose to Acknowledge the vote. The first ballot waB completed shortly before 4 p.m., and it was shown that the following had secured absolute majorities :— Prime Minister and Treasurer ... Mr. FISHER (Q ) Minister of Defence Senator PHARCE (W.A.) The other portfolios wi re balloted for in the evening, when the follow ing were expected to have good chances of election A'torney-Genernl.. Mr. HU'HES ■ (N.S.W.) Ministe- for Exter nal Affairs .. Mr. ARCHIBALD (S.A.) Minister of Customs - Mr.'FENTON (V.) or Mr. TUDOR (V.) Minister for Home . Affairs .. Mr. O'M LLEY(T) or Mr. CHARL...
ORIGIN OF THE MOSS ROSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
ORIGIN OF THE MOSS ROSE. There is a very pretty liennan tra ditioii, not generally known, which no counts in tlia following manner for the existence of tlio moss rose. Tliu legend is to tlio elfccfc that once upon a time an angel, having a mission of lovo to suffering humanity, camo down on earth. Ho was much grieved at all the sin and misery ho snw, and at all tlic evil things he heard. Being tired, he sought a place wherein to rest, but, a.' it fared with hii Master, so it fared with him; there was no room for hira, and .no one would give him shelter. At last he Iny down under the shade of a rose, and slept till tlio rising sin awiiko him. Before winging his flight heavenward lie addressed the rose, and said that as it had given liiin Hint shel ter which man denied, it.should receive an enduring token of his power and love. And so, leaf by leaf, and twig by twig, the soft green moss grrov round tlio stem, and there it is to this day, a crad'o in which the new-born rose may lie, a ...
HAVE YOUR OWN INDIVIDUALITY [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
HAVE YOUR OWN INDIVIDUALITY II is the woman that has the couragc to bo herself who attracts. Originali are so much more desirable than copies no matter how accuratd'the copy maj be. Lot every woman dare to bo herself Jevelop her own individuality, not blindly copy some other woman. Lot her tnink for herself, act for herself, and express her own honest opinions. Individuality, when combined with that nameless something called man ner, is tho most potent weapon in the fmssession of the sex. A good woman't augh is better thnn medicino.
The Electoral Rolls. LABOR LEAGUE DEMANDS INQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
i The Electoral Rolls. LABOR LEAGUE DEMANDS INQUIRY. At the meeting of the North Mel bourne branch of the Political Liboi Council on Monday evening the lion secretary (Mr. D G Carttr). in submitting a report relative to the recent Frderal elections, said the North Melbourne boo:h was the largest in the Melbourne elec torate, there being 9350 electors on the roll. Of those 5826 had voted, leaving 3524 who for various rea sons did not vote. He and the pre sident (Mrs. Hillier; had followed the count right through, and found that the Labor uiojoritv for both Senate and Hotise of Representa tives was just 4^ to 1. That, from a Labor point of view, was very encouraging, but they, would need to find out the reason why so many people failed to record their votes. It migh;. be that some were too tired to do so, but anyhow it was a fact that when they went to record their votes a large number of persons found that their names had been struck off the rolls without just cause. He had teceived ...
Election of President. VIOLET TOWN SHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
. Election of President. ^ violet town shire. At the Council meeting on Mon day, The presidential allowance was increased from £ 25 to ,£30 on the motion of Crs. Black and Gordon. Cr. Gordon nominated Cr. Buck land as president. He thought he would prove a most cipable chair man. Cr. Black seconded. He was satisfied from Cr. Buckland's actions as a councillor that he would make an efficient president. Cr. Forshaw supported the mo tion. „ Cr. Henderson endorsed previous remarks. He was sure that Cr Buckland would worthily fill the chair and give all a fair deal. Cr. Buckland was unanimously elected, and in taking the chair, thanked them for the honor. It had been his intention not to take the chair if offered to him, but he had been promised the support of the councillors, and as he was assured of that, he would accept the honor. They had always puller! together and he hoped they wou!«' continue to do so. He would do his best to satisfactorily fill the position. He had much pleasure ...
Benalla Tennis Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
Benalla Tennis Club. The annual meeting of the local Tennis Club was held at the Me chanics Institute on Wednesday evening, Mr. H. Clarke (president) in the chair. The secretary (Mr.T. Clarke) in his report referred to the . increase of membership of the club 1 since the third court was laid down. The membership had increased from 41 to 54, which was a record for the club. Owing to Mr. Stubbs ! (the late hon. secretary) having removed from the town last Decern- ' ber the competitions were lale in , 1 starting. Only the Men's Handicap J' was completed, this being won by 1 Mr. M. O'Dea. The thanks of the 1 club were due to Dr. Ebsworth for ' his donation of £1 Is towards the ' prize fund, and to Miss Wann for j£L towards the general fund. The i balance-sheet showed a debit of £14 , 7s. The election of officers was pro ceeded with as follow:—President E. E. Carter; vice-presidents, Messrs J. Nicholls ar.d H. Clarke ; secre tary, Mr. T. T. Clarke ; committee, Messrs Carwardine, Fieldsen...
Patriotic Fund. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
Patriotic Fund. The hon. secretary of Benalla Patriotic Fund acknowledges the following additional subscription Amount previously ac knowledged ...^927 10 6 £5 each—C. Sto!z. W. Lewis ... ... 10 0 0 £2 2s each—W. J. Ginhivan, W. Hop kins, Stoddart Bros, Mrs. Cainplin, P. Willis ... ... 10 10 0 £2 each—G. E. Little E. L. Woodwock, A. V. Ikin ... 6 0 01 £l Is each—R.Ledger. J. W. M-Donald, H.' C. Bird, J. Weather ill, Mrs. G. E. Little J. W. Dennis, J. PaTker, W. Howell, • A. and G. T. Reilly, H. Vallender ... 11 11 0 F. Meadows ... 10 6 10s each—Edna, Ruby and Sydney Little, A. Elliott, R. Mea dows, Miss M. A. ■ Wallace, Mesdatnes Goulding, M'Kenzie, senr., A.Chambers, J. Arnott ... 5 0 0 5s each—M. Withers, . . J. B. O' Halloran, F. • " Gascoigne,Mesdames . .. . . " Carver, J. Morley, Elliott ... ...: -1 10 0 MrsMeakin ;.. 4 0 Mrs Gallagher ... 3 0 2s 6d each—Mesdames Nicholson, Porter, Bellis, Miss Dove ... 10 0 2s each—Mrs. Parker, Mr. Hollister ... 4' 0 J. Parker "... 10 Amount s...
Local Recruiting. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
Local Recruiting. The following letter has been 'received by the Violet Town Shire from the Commonwealth Military Forces :— "A. considerable number of i volunteers are required for service aboard with the Australian Imperial (Expeditionary) Force, and the • Commandant would be greatly obliged if you could assist in this matter by enrolling men medically fit, and sendhig*them on to Victoria Barracks, Melbourne. It would be necessary for you to arrange with the local Government Medical • "'-. Officer to examine.candidates as to V"' """their medical and physical fitness for active service. . Second class railway warrants can be issued by you to all suitable men, who have passed the medical and -physical examination. The ages for enrolment are over 18 and under 45 years. In the case of minors the written consent of the parents or guardians is required. Married men are required to leave behind two-fifths of their pay for the support of wife and children. When despatching men to Mel bourn...
Praise for Sir John French. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
Praise for Sir John French. o A telegram from Copenhagen says:—"The British are given credit here for the German retreat. Sir John French is compared to the Duke of Marlborough," [Marlborough in the long succession of campaigns from 1672-1710 won such fame by his conquests that lie was acclaimed as the greatest general and statesman of his time.]
MYRRHEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
MYRRHEE. Notwithstanding tbe generally dry season the crops and grsss on -the Upper Fifteea Mile and Bogg? . Creeks are in a forward condition, In several cases stock have been turned on to the fields to eat back surplus growth of crop. The rains, though light, have been regular and sufficient for present needs, but there is no reserve of moisture in the soil. The water in the two creeks has been very little above the stepping stones at any time during the winter, and all the springs are consequently low. The elections went off very quietly. The deeper shadow of the European war and its grave possi bilities seem to have silenced espression of feeltng regarding the more local event, and it only wants a few unknown air craft in the '•'Upper Blue" to put everjtone either cleaning rifles or bolting for tbe nearest wombat hole. The new Presbyterian church is about completed. A number of its supporters have been clearing the "ground of the timber, and the open ing is to be. marked by a co...
THE MARKETS. LOCAL MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
? THE MARKETS. |i I&lt;OCAI/ MARKETS. Walts, Turnbull & Co. report having I held their usual fortnightly market at the Corporation Yards, Benalla, on &lt; Tuesday last. There was a fair yard- ' ing of till classes of stock, but owing to ' the continued dry weather, prices were low for store stock and sales hard to effect. Fat Cattle.—Good cows made from £6 6/ to JU 16/; good quality heifers, £ 5 10/ to /6 10/; light cows and heifers, £5 to £S IS/; others, £4 to £4 15/. Store Cattle.—There was a fair yard ing, but prices were very low. Bul locks, 3 and 3j£yrs., £4 12/; steers, 2>rs., £2 6/; store cows, £2 to £3 ; hrifers, 2l^vrs., £2 15/; best poddies, 22/6. Sheep.—There was a big yarding of fat sheep, consequently prices were a Jittle easier. Fat wethers, in wool, to 29/; others, £1; fat ewes, in wool, 17/9 to 19/9; fat shorn wethers, 15/6; fat shorn ewes, 10/3 to 10/8; prime spring lambs, 12/3. '• Store Sheep,—Prices were a little j lower than last market...
Tungamah Agricultural Society NO SHOW THIS YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
• NO SHOW THIS YEAR. A well-attended "meeting of tlie above took place in the Shire Hall on Thursday evening last, thi pre sident, Mr, T. J. O'Dea, occupying the chair. The President Minnested the ad visability of adj Hirninti this year's show owing to the strinus outlook brought about by the dry season." combined with the unsettled state of affjirs forced upon th"in by the war. He waj very sorry to have to suggest such a course, but it looked like courting failure to pro ceed with the show in' the face of such adverse circumstances. He brought the matter forward at that juncture in order to allow those present to express th-;ir opinions before proceeding with any further business. Mr. Geo. Skinner said that the outlook' undoubtedly was ve^y gloomy, but they had successfully come through similar ordeals on previous occasions. A show Ir.id taken place in the year of the big drought, and there had not been n very heavy loss. Of course, it was unfortunate that the war should have broke...
A SEA CAPTAIN'S MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
I A SEA CAPTAIN'S MISTAKE. I An amusing incident is related by the commander of ono of the finest liners running to the Cnpe. He was once steaming down the Channel, when a thick fog .cumo. on. At such times be never leaves the bridge, and lieeps jn sounding the foghorn himself. On this occasion, after sounding the signal, ho hoard a foghorn in reply right ahead, He turned the ship's head a point to avoid collision, aud then sounded again. Again tho reply came *' ho-o-o-o " right ahead as before. The vessel's head was put back to the sauio position as at first, and once more the foghurn was aounded. Still the reply camo as be foro right ahead, "Bo-o-o-o." "Itwa* very strange; I touli] no1, make it out," sa'id the cap'ain, telling the yarn. - "I tried again, still the same 'Uo-o-o-o' r.ght nheaii. A feeling of superstition began to creep over me, and 1 was giv ing myself a mental shake to pull my seif together, when the look-out man fcvivnrd called out, 'It's the old co i, sir.' And s...
Court Fixtures for 1914. The following sittings of courts will be held in this district during 1914:—Supreme Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 18 September 1914
Court Fixtures for 1914. The following sittings of courts will be held in this district during 1914:— Supreme Count. Tuesday, October 20 BEECHWORTH— Tuesday. November 24 SHEPPARTON— Tuesday, September IS General Sessions. BENALLA— Tuesday, September 1 Wednesday November 4, BEECHWORTH— Tuesday, August 4 Thursday, October 1 , WANGARATTA— . Thursday, September 3 Thursday, December 3 County Court. BENALLA— Tuesday, September i Wednesday, November 4" BEECHWORTH— Tuesday. August 4 Thursday, October 1 BRIGHT— Thursday, November 26 CHILTERN— Thursday, August 6 Tuesday, November 24 WANGARATTA— Thursday, September 3 Thursday, December 3 WODONGA— Thursday, Augusf27. Thursday, November 5. Courts of Miues and Courts of. Insol vency will be held at the places and ou the days appointed for holding Couttty Courts,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 22 September 1914
The Hatching Season Has Commenced, •• We nre now" bor king'forVi1!Hriill llie following breeds:—Famous Red Sussex (imp.). 7/6; Siher Wyandotte (imp cockerel), 6/; also Silvers' at 5/; Wliiie I.tghorns (Parlmau-Kinnear), 5/; lilack Oi |>inj»ton, 5/; Minorca, 5/. Guaranteed all chicks true to name. Oide s supplied in rotolion. Terms: Cash willi order. Order now, iiud save disappointment. The Red Sussex is the greatest utility breed oil earth. Dressed Poultry ou sir rtest notice. Address comuiun:catjons to The Maunder, Be nailu .Poultry Farm (next Leak's Fuc torv), Briialla West.—ADvr. ( l-l ! I H. ' ■ 1 AVery nice display of LAMPS—both to Hang nnd Stand. Garden Tools nud General Household Iron mongery of great variety, can be seen at CARTER BROS: Ul II ■: V •• I 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 argumeuf to bind, Sound logic to a sapient mind ; And thus...
Phases of the Moon. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 22 September 1914
Phases of the Moon. 5 August.. First quarter, Friday 28tli Sfptembhr... Full moon, Saturday btli Last quarter. Sunday 13tli New moon, Sunday _20th First quarter. Saturday 26:h ;octobi:r. Full moon, Sunday 4th Last quarter. Mondav ]2th New moon, Monday 19tb First quarter, Monday 26lh Kovkmiihr. Full moou, Tnesday 3rd Last quarlei, Wednesday 11th New moon, Wednesday lSlli First quarter. Tuesday 24tli