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GENERAL SESSIONS. BEECHWORTH [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 March 1914
GENERAL SESSIONS. BEECH WORTH Thursday,'May 28. Tuesday, August 4. Thursday, October 1. BENALLA Tuesday, February 24. Wednesday. April 1. Tuesday, July 7. Tuesday, September 1. Wednesday, November 4. ? WA KG ARATTA Thursday, February 26. Thursday, April 2. Wednesday, June 24. Thursday, September 3. Thursday, December 3.
Beechworth Directory. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 March 1914
Beechworth Directory. Fsdirai Electorate : Indi Bh^resentative, Mr Cornelia Joseph Ahern. State Electorate: Ovens Representative, Bon. A. A. Biillson ; returning officer, F. H. Mackay.; deputy, Clifford *sS id. ebb ; electoral registrar, H. R. McDonald Municipality of Beechworth : President, Or L. V. Differ Councillors: J. Lowe, Vandeuberg. Y. Wooding, j' Ferguson, T.G. Ferguson,' H,' J. Jarvis, B. 0 Neill, \V, H. R. PhillipH, J. Warner, J, Hodge, G. Wilson; shire engineer and valuer, R. W. Travis; shire secretary, J W? Morton ; health officer, Dr. Skinner; inspector, S, Birtles The Council meets on first Friday in each month at 11 a.m. at the Council Chambers. Police Magistrate, Warden and Coroner, Alfred Aldridge Kelley ;, Clerk ot. Courts and Receiver and Paymaster, H R. McDonald; Justices of the Peace, J, Ingram, J Fletcher W. 5. Bowen, J. Armstrong, H. Vandenberg, D Skinner,'A. A. Billson, T. G. Fergusop. Governor of Gaol, H. C. Finnis; Senior Warder, G Tavlor Local Land Office...
A SATISFACTORY YIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 March 1914
SATISFACTORY YIELD. The Rocky Mountain Company's bucket dredge commenced work on Thursday, March 6, and during the next few days there were tho usual 1 stoppages inseparable from running . a plant that has been re-erected after j many months of inaction. In ad- j Jition the dredge, to get to the good - ground, had to pass through a slum i dam or p'a-idock from which no gold ' was or could be expected. ' Then : another day was lost through tho dsNyige owning up an old pi]x> drain ' the existence of which was unknown or forgott 'n, and losing all the water ' which buoyed up the dredge. There fori- the' directors were pleased 10 icceiw '.« ounces from their flrsa : clean up on Saturday morning. It : was more than they expected. ' i
THE MAIN ROADS BOABD. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 March 1914
THE. MAIN* ROADS BOABD. ' Tlio abovenamed board mot in con- j fcrenc at Wangarattu lau week, the ' 'representatives of 10 municipalities. .. Mr Calder, chairman of the board, ' eaid h« was delighted fe> see so many j councillo-s from different parM pre- , sent. This was only the second con-; ferencc of tiiis kind they had at- ; tendod The board had now been ' inspecting- vaiiouf? Bliiree for ton i months, and has covorei 12 000 mi!ee. They were grouping the municipals j ties from Seymour to Albury, and. would prepare a plan for works in i that area and then suDrait them to : the- council for approval. During the J next five years the board has to ex- j pend £3,000 000 on road construction. | and a similar sum would bo spent j on maintenance.' They had to first [ inako an inspection before doing any j work. After inspection the board j and councils would consult and agree j as to what would ba nat'onal, main' '? or developmental roads. He specially | referred to the need for a roa...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. VICTORIA. Melbourne, Monday. A BOMB EXPLODES. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 March 1914
LATEST INTELLIGENCE VICTORIA. Melbourne,'' Monday. BOMB EXPLODES. Looking' at a brown paper packet Sin. x -lin. by throe quarters of . an inch which had arrived by post ad dressed to him by a rubber Btamp Mr Frederick Los, Closer Settlement Commissioner, remarked this morn ing, "I wonder what the deuce this jjf' a few seconds later a loud ex plosion startled the Lands Depart ment, and officers running up found the three occupants of the room bleed ing from the effects of a bomb. . The three men who. had wonderful £«capes from death are: Mr Frederick Loo, CI Deer Settle ment Commissioner-Abrasions on light tip from pellets, and shock. Mr Thomas Has tie. Closer Settle ment Commissioner-Out over right eve three-quarters of an inch lonp mi half an inch deep, and shocfc Mr Eeginald Gordon Jones, Junior ittcndaat-Scratches on head and chin and cut lip. - Mr F. Lee, to whom the packet was addressed, was formerly Superinten dent of Agriculture. He is a son-in l3w of the late Mr Allan "McLea...
GOD'S GIFTS [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 March 1914
Uliiij GIFT , V* ! . BY PASTOR RUSSELL. Text, "Every good and every perftd .'gift is from above, and Cometh down from the Father of light*, in whom is no , /aiiibleneus nor ahadow of turning" (Jamt I i. 17). He said: Christmas is a delightful season in ntiny ! aspects. Admitting the claim that it ,b tic ; date oi the Annunciation, and nut our : Lord's birth was nine month* iatei- J£j October-nevertheless it is a Ul\;0'.cu'a. \ trail that draws the attention a I ; ;,e . world to the birth at Bethlehem, and nss ! morialise Gcxib ft*'kit Gift on our behalf '? \\'e rejoice in it, even thougn tat. it.- .li I Critics have wrought such destruction 0; j faith in Christendom that to many the J^y j nn4 the events con^nemorated have their meaning. _? Tne eiiotum of givu»g little tokens of ft. | membrance and esteem is a bltw.r.j iIt t:j(. j ivorki. To tha extent that we enter into it I neartily, we are exercising a godlike ^ | ity; for God ia the great uiver, from -.vnuia j cometh every good a...
CALLOUS TREATMENT OF STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 March 1914
CALLOUS TREATMENT OF STOCK. Unfortunately, casus of hardship and cruelty 'to stock trucked t/.> Wodonga from distant parts of New South Wales arc not uncommon, says the "Wodonga Sentinel." but. no pre vious case ha.-> approached what oc curred last Sunday. On Wednesday, 40 trucks of mixed Kittle, including .young calves, were trucked at Ar inidale, New South Wales, and eon signed to tlio Metropolitan Hiaid of Works Sewage Farm, Werrib>:o. Krom the time of trucking until arrival at Wodonga. nn Sunday (four diys) the unhappy cat'le ha-.l nothing to eat or drink, and not only wa? the Jour- j nav unreasonably long and weari- ! 6ome, but the weather unusually hot., i When the cattle were unloaded at ] Wodonga on Sunday they wore in a i pitiable condition. Eight were (lead : from hunger and thirst, and several . were in a very bad way, and un;;b!e ' to rise in the trucks. Many of these : .iie&lt;l soon afterwards, and somo had i to be destroyed. Those that could | travel ...
SHOULD AUSTRALIAN GIRLS READ NOVELS. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 March 1914
SH013I-D AUSTRALIAN GIRLS READ, NOVELS. Nost to America, tlie Australian public as a whole-workers, midile clnss and well-to-do-consumes a greater quantity of reading matter per year than -any other people under the sun. So says a, writer in the March issue of "Everylady's Jour .lial;'-' Analysing further, the writer states' that, the'"Australian; girl . coin pared with' libfwvErijjirsl» sister, has a 'remarkably wide knowledge, if not of literature, at least of books, and it is on.the quality, of these books and the , quest;on_ of whether o" not the .quantity ^liould be limited, that this article turns. The question was put .to - a number of lead'ng public men, and these 'are. in effect. dome of the replies ;received: The Hon.- P. ;M. Glynn, Minister for External Affairs, things. that the veiling girl 'should be kept away from books that obtrude, in a fetching garb,- the seamy -side of life, but that 'literature-.' like that of . Scott, where a healthy mind reflects itself on every...
MOON PHASES. January. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 March 1914
MOON PHASES. January.' First quarter. Sun'lay, 4th Full moon, Mondy, 12th Last quarter, Monday, 19th New moon, Monday 6th February. First quarter, Tuesday, 3rcf. Full moon, Wednesday, 11th Last quarter, Tuesday, 17th New moon, Wednesday, 25th March. First quarter, Thursday, 5th Full moou, Thursday; 12th Last quarter, Thursday, 19th New moon, Friday 27th April. First quarter, Saturday, 4th Full moon, Friday, 10th Last quarter, Friday, 17th New moon, Saturday, 25th May. _ First quarter, Sunday, 3rd Full moon, Sunday, 10th Last quarter, Sunday, 17th New moon, Monday, 25th June. ... . Just quarter, Tuesday, 2nd fcull moon, Monday, 8th Last quarter, Tuesday, 16th New moon, Wednesday, 24
MURMUNGEE. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 March 1914
MURllUNGEE. (From our own Correspondent It still keeps dry and hot and water is becoming very scarce. Some of the oldest resi-jents say they do not remember when it was so scarce bo fore A mooting of the People's Party was held in Murmungee schoolroom on Thuisday evening, 12th inst when some 12 membeis attended. The min utes of last, meeting- were read and confirmed. The secretary then rc;uj seevral items or corr spcndeiice from in ad offii e, which lia'l be.;n attended to. It. was resolwd to invito vo operation of branches at Whoroulv and Evorton to an entertainment of a conjoined social and political character. Tlie committee of MurmungeeStatu school alio met the same evening and elected a committee for the ensuing' year, with one or two new additions to the old. Oppossums are getting very num erous about here, and are doing a lot of mischief. In some gardens they have eatsvi all the fruit, apples pears, figs and even grapes. It is time ihat the clo.se season all the year round wa...
CLOSE SEASONS, ETC., FOR GAME AND FISH & MINIMUM LEGAL WEIGHT OF FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 March 1914
CTOSJSV SEASONS, ETC.,, FOR (SAME AND; FISH-&. MINI MUM ]LE!SAt-WEIGHT OF FISH. list of game and .native game pro* tec ted" in Victoria under the .second and third schedules to the Game Act 1890:- ' THE WHOLE YEAE.-All "Aus tralian fauna fwitH the-exception- of snakes) in the National' Parks and Public Gardens, ecanthizae or tits, bears ([see native bears), bee-eaters, bitterns "lack ' cockatoos,' black swans, black-tailed or rock pebbler parrots, bronze-winged and other wild pigeons, bustard or wild turkey, Califomian quail,1 caterpfllar-catcners, chats"(see 'eplittiianuras), coach-whip biris, Cranes (all birds known as cranes, such as herons, egrets, etc., except' the native companion or Aus tralian' crane), cuckoos,.' cuckoo shrikes, curlews (see southern stone plover, etc.), deer, doves (Java turtle), doves (wild), 'egrets, (see' cranes, etc.), einus, ephthianuras or chats, fan-tails,, fly-catchers, frog mouth or podargus and mopokes, graucalus family ' (all members of),...
RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 March 1914
RAILWAY ACCIDENT. The most teiTiblo aesident that has ever been recorded in New South Wales occurred at Exeter, on the Main Southern line, jusl: before mid niirht on Friday, The down Teinoi it mail, heavily laden with passenge;« crashed int/i a stationary good train | a hundred yards from the station. I Fourteen passengers lost; their lives. | Eight of them were killed outright, I several lived only a short while after wards. an'l others died on the w.iy I to the hospital. More than 2) por , sons were injured, fiv.; of them ; sol iously. | The caus" of the disaster was the I thick fog, which nid the signal, and I pi evented the driver and fireman of I the T«mora mail from seeing- tile | goods engine until ho late to avoid I a collision. There were contribu tory onuses. The goods train was running late. ' Had it been up to schedule t:mf it would have passed Exeter, and boon at Mo*; Vale be fore the mail came through. Then the goods train was inordinately long, too long for the loop. ...
THE RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 March 1914
THE RAINFALL. Following are the records of lainfall shift? tlin vnar 1882 i:ioi i laoD ® 64 o 20 3 56 3 62 3 32 S 89 2 72 5 29 2 69 0 83 1 58 1 15 o r 0 b 2 17 3 49 B 96 3 87 2.29 3 07 3 50 3 81 0 77 0 23 1 93 0 36 2 10 0 14 6 07 0 70 0 71 1 23 2 02 0 70 4 40 1*06 ; 1907 0 08 0 69 9 83 . 0 89 6 25 6 13 4 65 3 26 5 24 4 71 4 90 2 87 0 88 0 64 1 73 2 57 2 02 3 01 4 24 3 39 1 64 ? 1.22 . '3 23 1152 37 40 I 48 40 1 ?8 12 '0 41.. 6 80 4 76 .3 23 &lt;1 95 ,'2 56 ;1> 7 .0 98 ,3 64 ' 0 82 0 97 1 36 0 67 0 07 6 15 :6 15 2 94 5.26 1 75 7 1J 4 6C 3S 82 i 31 21
ACCIDENTS & EMERGENCIES. HAT TO DO TILL THE DOCTOR COMES. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 17 March 1914
ACCIDENTS &' .EMERGEN®) C1BS HA.T TO DO'TILL THE DOCTOR OOMES. Tho following' useful hints-the ad option of Hvhieh in country places may bo the means or saving human lite-have lieeti issued by the author ity of tlio Australian Health Society : There should be in every home a placc known to every member of tlio household (but out of the way of the "children) where are kept (ready for immediate use the follow ing articles which can bo obtained from a chemist:-A pair of scissors, three or four large needles (threaded) a few prepared bandages, sonic lint, adhesive plaster, oil silk, cotton wool for padding, olive.oil, and a of Boracic or Carbolic acid solution. | You are recommended, also, to obtain, if possible, practical instruc tion flora' a St. John Ambulance As sociation class. Every family should have at least one certificated mem ber of tho Association.] BRUISES'AND SPRAINS. If a bruise can be treated at ome, 'apply cold water, and keep the part at perfect rest ; otherwis...
BOMB BY POST. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 March 1914
BOMB BY POST. The analytical examination by Mr Lewis, chief inspector of explosives, of the remains of the bomb sent through the post to Mr P. E. Lee, member of the Lands Purchase Board, was completed yesterday^ Detective Burvett subsequently stated that the machine had evidently been con structed by a person who thoroughly understood explosives and chemicals. At first it was thought that tho machine was crudely made with the explosives got in a small wooden money-box. Mr' Lewis, ? however, ar rived at the conclusion that portion of the box was originally a Japan ese lacquered glove box, while the bottom only was the remains of a money-box. Two small glass tubes wore fixed in the box, and they contained the explosives, consisting of gunpowder, gelignite, shellac gum, sulphuric acid, anu chloride of pot assium. The cartridge was of the old Kynoch's pattern, which, the agents state, are rarely imported to Aus tralia, owing to its costly manufac ture. A spiral spring was affixed to the...
POLITICAL. [Newspaper Article] — Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register — 20 March 1914
POLITICAL. Politically the Moyhu distinct is much alive and the success of the recent canvass on the part or both the branches of the A.W.N.L and the People's ? Party for new mem-, .hers has been most encouraging. The committee of the People's Party met on Saturday evening- at Mr J. G. Gardner's hotel, when consideration was given to many matters of im portance in the Liberal interests. Mess re R. Cook and L. Brown were selected as delegates to represent the Party at the forthcoming Liberal con ference. The Foderal situation and tho probable dissolution was tho sub ject of much comment, and it was unanimously agreed that tho Indi seat was in safe keeping with the sitting member, Mr C. J. Ahorn, M.H.R. In order to be in readiness for the Senate election it was agreed to nominate Mr A, Gregerson, of Bcnalla, and the secretary was in structed to take the necessary steps in the matter. The committee's re cent decision to prevail on all mem bers to subscribe to the party's mag azine has ...