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Patriotic Concert. IN SWANPOOL HALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 22 September 1914
Patriotic Concert. IN SWANPOOI, HALT.,. A patriotic concert held at Swan- &lt; pool on Friday eveuing was largely atlcnded, when Rev. Mr. Jenkins, of Wangaratta, delivered a stirring address oil the theme of the horn, and ihe following items were sub mitted and received with patriotic fervor :— The programme opened with the s'nging of the British National Antheru, and followed by the Mar seillaise and Russian National Anthem, played as an overture by Miss Mona Rahilly. The other items were :—Song, Sergeant of the Line, Mr B. Hiscock ; duet, Mrs lODKin ana miss v-huiiji , song, i Sons of the Sea, Mr H. Richardson ; trombone solo, The Death of Nel son, Mr A. Clark ; song, There's Something in the English After All, Mr Jas. Nicboll (encored) ; song, A Hundred Fathoms Deep, Mr Tonkin ; song. My Old Shako',' Mr B. Hiscock ; song, O, Drjs, Those Tears, Mrs Tonkin ; song! Soldiers of the King, Mr H. Rich ardson ; song, Boys of the King, Mr Nlcholl (encored) ; song, The Veteran's So...
New Labor Cabinet. The fourth Labor Administration was created on Thursday. The new Cabinet comprises:— [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 22 September 1914
New Labor Cabinet. The fourth Labor Administration was created on Thursday. The new Cabinet comprises :— Prime Minister and Treasurer, . Mr. Andrew Fisber (Q ) Attorney-General, Mr. W. M. Hughes (N.S.W.) Minister for External Affaiis, Mr. • J. A. Arthur (V ) Minister of Defence, Senator Pearce (W.A ) Minister of Customs, Mr. Frank Tudor (V) Minister of Home Affairs, Mr. W. G. Archibald (3. A.} Postmaster-General, Mr.. W. G. , Spence (N.S \V.) Vice-president of. the Executive ; Council, Senator Gardiner (N.S.W ) Honorary Ministers,' Mr. H. Mahon (W.A.), Mr. J. Jensen (T.)t Senator Russell (V)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 22 September 1914
BENALLA SHOW, I Tuesday and Wednesday, October 6 and 1, 1914. To lie lu:d in Hie wcll-npp ijiitefl Sliowgruuiids, finm crl right in the Centre of the pro-| trou» town ot Benalla. The Gieat GALA DAY of the North-East, .All Cash Prizes* Promptly Paid. No trophies. Prize Schedules on application- Entries close 28th September. Great Exhibition of Stock and I Produce Up-to-date Horse Boxes, fla'ls, Pens, and Yards for and covered Ruildings for Sluep, l'oultrj. Dors, Pig", a> d all Prodiuc. plendid Hunting Course and Banked Trotting Track, a third of a iniie round, 30 feet wide and securely fenced, iff-nriini; n perlert opporlin- v for 12,000 spectatois to view in coinloil the vaMi u? ev&lt; nls 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 INDUSTRIAL HALL, Watch for the GRAND HUNTING AND TROTTING CONTESTS. Don't miss the . • : LADIES' DRIVING COMPETITIONS. ' r '■ SHEEP DOG TRIALS AND NOV...
Bookmaker's Loss. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 22 September 1914
Bookmaker's Loss. i; Notwithstanding that the Com monwealth 103 note is much smaller than and different in appearance to the ordinary £10 bank note, and Respite that police warnings have ^een issued, there are still persons [Who, are apparently .unable to dis tinguish them. At Randwick a bookmaker accepted two of the Commonwealth 10s notes as £10 : notes, and as a result lost £19 =The police appreciate that the 10s, notes should not be mistaken for the more valuable currency, but all the same they are anxious lliit people should be careful that, they are not victimised. Show Privileges. MesErs. Watts, Turnbull & Co., on Saturday Bold the privilege? in connection with the forthcoming show. The was a spirited bidding for the publican's booth. At j£79 it was knocked down to Mr. '1 re vena, Rutberglen. Mr. J. "Clarke secured the fruit, &c., for .£11, while Watts, Turnbull & Co. paid £ 15 for right to graze the show grounds.
LAW RELATING TO NEWS PAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 22 September 1914
LAW RELATING TO NEWS PAPERS. 1. Subscribers who do n ^glv express notice to the contr ry 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 othet places without informing the pub lishers, and the papers are sent to heir former direction, the- sub cribers are responsible. c _ * - • - - j. Ane courts nave decided tnat '' 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 Notick to the publisher at the end of the time that they do not wish to continue taking it, other wise the publisher is authorised ...
Patriotic Demonstration. AT THE GARDENS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 22 September 1914
Patriotic Demonstration. AT THE biVRDENS. Sunday afternoon was blessed with glorious weather, and the patriotic demonstration held under the auspices of the Municipal Band proved a great success. A large crowd flocked to the Recreation Reserve, and the section that paid anything at the gate was respon sible for the handsome total of £27 18s 3d. The procession formed in good time at' the iirebell tower, the Fife and Drum Baud being' given pride of place at the head of a nice muster of cadets. (The Light Horse con tingent, unfortunately, was notable for its entire absence.) The Muni cipal Band was followed, by the Ju venile Tent ofRechabites with their beautiful silken banner raised aloft and carried by the juveniles ; then came a full dress muster of the local Druids, Fire Brigade and M.U., I.O.O.F. Altogether the procession was a decided success. After par ading Nunn, Benalla, Carrier and Bridge Streets, the procession moved towards the local Gardens, and a crowd soon assembled and ...
Trunk Telephone. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 22 September 1914
Trunk Telephone, In connection with the trunk tele phone, the following rates ore to be charged for c-iuvcisatiou be tween Benalla and other to^vns con nected :— ' Between 8a.m.&7p.m. 7p.m.&8a.m First Add. First Add 3 mill. 3 miu. 3 iniii. 3miu Melbourne ... 1/10 1/4 lOd 3d Seytuour ... 1/ 91 6d 5d Huron .... 6(1, 5&lt;1 4d • 3d Violet Town 3d 3d 3d: 3d Rnddniiiniiie 2.1 2d 2d 2d Win ton ... 2d 2d 2d 2d Gler.rowan ... 2d 2d 2d'" 2d WangaraUa ... &lt;M 3d, 4d 3d Cliiltern .. F&lt;>. 6d 4d 3d Springliurst... n 6d 4d 3d Wodouga ... )l 9.16d 5d Beechworth ... .r«* 6d •" 4d 3d : Wahgunyali... J 9d 6d Sd Rutherfjlen ... 6d; 4d 3d Nooramutiga 2d 2d 2d Goorambat ... 7'1 2d 2d 2d Dever.isli ... • ?«» 3d 3d 3d Thooiia ... f«> Sd 4d 3d Bungeet West 4-' 3d 4d 3d St. James .. - 4d 3d 4d 3d ! I-eke Rowan... 4il 3d 4;i 3d Tuufiamah .. 6d 5d 4&lt;I 3d Will.y ... 6d 5d 4d 3d Telford ... 8d 6d 4d 3d Yarrawonga... gd 6d 4d 3d Shepparton 1/10 1/4 lO...
Correspondence. WHERE WERE THEY? TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 22 September 1914
Correspondence. o WHERE WERE THEY? TO THE KDITOR. Sib,—May I use the medium of your valuable columns to enlighten " Newcomer " as to the scare in Nunn-street on Saturday night, 12th inst., that drew at least one of our guardians of the law far from the path of duty. There was no actual scare, only a carnival that was being held in aid of the Municipal Baud, which institution, Sir, you must be £..11.. t^A n,;«u rtmltKT in its lUliy anjuaiuitu win prominence in the work of charity for this town. If oui guardians of the law choose to partake in festivi ties open to the public and fall victims to the fascinations of a Band Carnival, even lo ihe neglect of duty, thus leaving the town so un protected that " Burglar Bill " may carry on his profession uninterrupt edly, or that .any who may have dined "Not wisely, but too well" may find unchecked icope for their hilarity, surely, Sir, it ill becomes you to question the whereabouts of the "force" and thus draw the attention of an unsuspecting...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
BENALLA SHOW, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 6 and 7, 1914. To be held iu the well-appointed Showgrounds, Mtua'ed right in the Centre of the pro>perous town of Benalla. The Great GALA DAY 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-to-date Horse Boxes, Stalls, Pens, and Yards for Stock, and covered Buildings for Sheep, Poultry, Dogs, Pigs, and all Produce, splendid Hunting Coutsr and Banked Trotting Track, a third of a mile round, 30 feet wide and. securely fenced, affording a perfect opportunely for 12,000 spectatois to view iri comfort the various events. 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 INDUSTRIAL HALL, Watch for the ' GRAND HUNTING AND TROTTING CONTESTS. - Don't miss the LADIES' DRIVING COMPETITIONS. « • SHEEP DOG TRIALS AND NOVELTY EVENTS. Visit the G...
Court Fixtures for 1914. The following sittings of courts will be held in this district during 1914:—Supreme Court. BENALLA.— [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
Court Fixtures for 1914. The following sittings of courts, will., be held in this district during 1914:—.. Supreme Court. BENALLA.— Tuesday, October 20 BEECHWORTH Tuesday. November 24 SHEPPARTON— Tuesday, September 15 General Sessions. BENALLA— Tuesday, September 1 Wednesday November 4, BEECUWORTH— Tuesday, August 4 Thursday, October 1 WANGARATTA— Thursday, September J Thursday, December County Oourt. BENALLV— Tuesday, September X Wednesday, November 4 BEECH WORTH— Tuesday. August 4 Thursday, October 1 - BRIGHT— Thursday, November 26 CHILTERN— Thursday, August 6 Tuesday, November 2^ WANGARATTA— Thursday, September 3'. Thursday. December & WODONGA— Thursday, August 27. Thursday, November 5. Courts of Miues and Courts of Insol vency will be held at tbe places and on the days appointetn&r holding County Courts,
Good News for Women. VISIT OF SKILFUL LADIES' SPECIALIST. NURSE GREER [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
Good News for Women. VISIT OF SKILFUL LADIES' SPECIALIST. NURSE GREER An experienced Specialist from the Head Quarters Staff of THE LADIES'' COLLEGE OF HEALTH, 327 Collins street, Melbourne, m &lt;v he consulted nt the Benalla Ho'el, BENaLLA, from 6 l> in on THURSDAY, September 17th, till 10 a m. on SATURDAY, September 19th. This vis.t is being made for the convenience of those who cannot afford the time and expense of a visit to Mel bourne. Every woman in ill-health should embrace this opportunity of obtaining the skilful advise of one nf her own sex, who, speaking from wide experience, will explain how good health may be restored without many of the operations now performed on suffering women, and also how speedy relief may be obtained, after all other means have failed, from Headaches. Backache, Pains in the Sides and Pit of Stomach,. Nausea, Rheumatism, Catarrh, Pilps. Biliousness. Indigestion, Liver and Kidney Troubles, Asthma, Eczema,. &c. Fr.KASE Noth.—The ...
YARRAWONGA. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
YARRAWONGA. At a representative meeting of the district wheat producers held here, Cr. Bruce, shire president, in the chair, to consider the question of the Government fixing the price of wheat, it was pointed out that a number of farmers held wheat in this district, and, on account of the discouraging outlook of the season, and the severity of the dry weather, it might be necessary to feed stock on wheat. If compelled to sell, the farmers should receive a reasonable price based on the London market rates. The m eting considered that the price of 4/2 fixed by the j New South Wales Government was ridiculously low, and it was urged that if the maximum selling price was fixed for wheat, the minimum rate should be made in the case of wool, which had greatly decreased in value. Cr! Vagg moved that an emphatic protest he entered by that meeting of wheat producers against interference with the price of wheat, which was regulated by supply and demand ; but if a price were fixed that it &...
GRETA. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
GRETA. A meeting of the Greta branch of the Red Cross Society was held on Friday afternoon at the residence of Mr. Adams There were 22 ladies present, and the progress reported showed that enthusiastic interest is being taken in the work of the Society. A large quantity of material was cut out and distributed, and the following donations were received : — Membership fees 12/, Mrs Ellis 10/, collected by Messrs Dinning and Baird (Hansen) £3 7/3, bv Misses Smith and Patterson (Greta) £2 8/, by Misses Jeffrey and I'rendergast (Hansen) 17/&. The next meeting will be held on September 30 at 2 30 p.m. Resi dents are invited to co operate in making the work of the Society a complete success.
THE Benalla Independent. PUBLISHED ON THE AND FRIDAYS "Stands close to all But leans on none." FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1914. Local and General News. Railway Works. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
'/ the Btnaila IndepcKdcnt. PtJBLISItKD OnTuKSDAVS AND FRIDAYS - "Stands close to all *' But leans on none.!.' . 1; l^RIDAY, S&P.TEMBQR 25, .1914.. • local and General News. Railway Works, Under the Loan Application Bill,, issued in schedule form in tht State House on Tuesday night, by which a sum of ,£5,975,000 has been.allocated, a' sum of .£7019 is set down for improved acconimo-" dation at Benalla, while an ambunt of,^6408 is devoted to the Benalla Tatong railway line under under the.construction branch. Transfer of License ' The application for the transfer of the license of the Railway Hotel to Mrs. Mary Ann Whitburn from Mr. F. Nixon was yesterday granted by Mr. J. YV. W. Beaven, P.M. The Saturday Half-Holiday The Legislative Council last week passed the clause in the Amending Shops and Factories Act providing for a universal Saturday half-holi day. The new regulation will come into operation on 1st January ,1915, but arrangements are made whereby towns may petition f...
ROUND THE DISTRICT. HANSONVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
ROUND THE DISTRICT. HANSON-VII,I,E. Reports from northern districts state that crop* are poor and short, and that there's a shortage of grass owing to the dry spell. Landowners in this part are not yo badly off The few showers that have fallen lately have freshened up the crops and grass Most of the crops are looking well, and the grass, al though not so plentiful as last season at thi* time of the year, is growing. If we have the good luck to get more showeiy weather later on good results might be obtained when harvest operations take place. Seve/al ladies are busy making articles for members of the expe pitionary force. Collections have a'so been made for the patriotic" fund and a good sum has been received by the collectors appointed by the Oxley Shire Council. Several travelling flocks of shtep have passtd through the district during the current month looking for feed, and the roads are as bare now as in the middle of summer. Snakes have already made their appearance. Several yo...
Court of Petty Sessions. (Before Mr. W. VV, Beaven, P.M.) THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
Court of Petty Sessions. (Before Mr. W. VV, Beaven, P.M.) THURSDAY-, SEPTEMBER 24. Wm. Stredwick v. C. Comino was a case under the Pure Foods Act. .Mr. T. T, Clarke appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr. P. P King f»r the dt-fendaut. Defendant pleaded not guilty. Mr. Clarke said he visited the de fendant's premises, and found adul terated saveloys. Defendant was charged with " keeping for sale." They did not charge him with sell ing. In a cise which he quoted lie contended that as it was a sale for analysis only and not for human consumption Sec. 32 did not apply in this case. Will. Sir dvvick, Inspector to the Shire of Beualla under the Pure Foods Act. Visited Couiino's and purchased three saveloys. Divided, each one into three parts. . Sealed them and forwarded them to. the: Shire Aualyst, Mr. Koch, -Mel bourne. • • | (Report 'produced, attached to the summons.) r ; Mr. Kin^ objected to the anal} st's report. There's no proof that it is the analyst's leport: ;■■•'.■: : i :i Mr. Clark...
The Belgians. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
The' noble.) Belgians who are much in need o! warm clothing, are not forgotten hy Bonalla resi dents. We have been noTified that several empty cases have: been placed.in the Benalla Shire Hall, and those residents who wish and are" able to fill them with warm useful articles of clothing have onjy to drop them into one of the cases. On Wednesday afternoon, September 30; willing hiinds will classify them as men's, women's a,nd children's in different cases, packed carefully ready for ship ment (as desired) address to Belgian Clothing Depot, and be conveyed to Benalla Railway Statipn by Per mewan Wright & Co., free of charge. ^ The Railway Commissioners are carrying parcels from, the country stations free, and Messrs Mayne, Nicklees & Co. have consented lo deliver these from Flinders and Spencer street stations to the depot without charge. '1 he first shipment will be made on October *3 by the P. .and O. Branch line, the agents, Messrs Sanderson & Co., having un...
Farewell at Greta South. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
Farewell at Greta South. A family held in very high esteem in the district were enter tained on Saturday evening at the . residence of Mr. J. Dinning, on ( the eve of their departure, Mrs. . Watson having decided to join her i sous at Wallaudool where they have : taken up land. There were over 30 friends present, and a hearty , send-off was given to the departing resident. Mrs. Watson has been a resident of Greta South for the last , 45 years, during which time she has fulfilled her various duties in a cap able manner. Both as a mother and a citizen, Mrs. Watson, will be i remembered by all those who have ; known her or come in contact with 1 her during her life in Greta South. Greta South will sadly miss in her family such exponents of the several i branches of local sport, football and i tennis, as are Messrs Jack and Charles Watson. The afternooul, and evening were spent in musical | selections, songs, and conversations, until supper was laid. Mr. F. Tanner, brother of the guest ...