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OBITUARY. MRS. M. WILCOX. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
OBITUARY. * MRS. M. WILCOX. The relict .of Thos. Wilcox (de ceased), Mrs. M. Wilcox, of Lima South, one of the early fifties, and a resident of the Beualla district for the past 31 years, succumbed to senile decay on 23rd inst, at the age of 77 years. The deceased lady was a native of Count Tipperary. The Wilcox family is well-known in the district, there being three sons and one daughter (grown-up). The mortal remains were interred in the Moorngag cemetery yester day, when there was a large attend ance. Rev. .7. Burridge, Church of England, conducted the service ut the graveside, and Mr. Win, Abbott the mortuaries.
Football. BENALLA'S APPEAL, UPHELD. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
Football. BENALLA'S APPEAL, UPHELD. In the appeal lodged with the League executive by Benalla Foot ball Club against the Yarrawonga Association's decision re a Yarra wonga man against whose inclusion the Benalls Club had previously objected, the latter came out suc cessfully. The lesuit is that Ben alla and Yarrawonga "play for keeps" at Mulwala to-morrow. The special leaves Benalla at 1.25 p.m. and returns from Yarrawonga at 7.20 p.m., excursion fares. It is desired that as many supporters as possible should accompany the team, as the match of the season may be expected. The winning team will play St. James oil for premiership. The blue and gold feel confident of succeBB. The following players will repre sent Benalla :—Noonan, Williams, Branston, Gregory, Menhennitt, Proud, Boyd, Browne, Johns, Ma guire, M. Ryan, Gilbert, Hill, Gal lagher. Fisher, Richardson, Pevitt, Coiboy, Barklamb, Cann, Murphy, Laird, Sullivan and Jenuings. League umpire Wickham will be in charge of the game.
"Saw Snakes." A Question of Money Received. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
" Saw Snakes." A Question of Money Received. Before Mr. W. W. Beaveu at the Courthouse yesterday, Andrew Anderson v. Richard Greenaway. suing for a sum of £10 money received, was heard. Mr. Brown appeared for Ander son, and Mr. Strong tor defendant. Mr. Brown said his client was a navvy on the railways, and drew on a certain day a sum 01 £4. On 4th July he drew £10 from the bank and handed it over to G'een away. Asked the latter to take care of it for him. On the Wednes " day following he got another £9 but it disappeared. The defence was that the money was never received by plaintiff. Andrew Anderson said he was a "laborer and had been working on the Benalla-Tatong line. When *. finished.he drew £4 16/ from the . office as his pay. Had £2 5s in bis pocket as well. Had £ 19 10s in the Commonwealth Bauk. Had tea at Mr. Mueller's hotel, the Farmers' Arms. From there went ■"'/to Nixon's hotel. Went.to Nixon's ' hotel on 1st July and stayed there till the 8th. Was drinking with .'others...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
The Non-Advertiser. ♦ Breathes there a Man with soul so dead Who never to himself hath said: "My trade of late is getting bad, I'll try another two-inch ad." If such there be, go mark him well, For him no bank account shall swell. No angel watch the golden stair To welcome him a millionaire; The man who never asks for trade, By local lines or ad. displayed, Cares more for rest than worldly gain And patronage must give him pain. Tread lightly, riends let no rude sound Disturb his solitude profound. Here let him live in calm repose, Unsought by men except he owes, And when hedies, go plant him deep, That nanghtmay break his dreamless sleep, Where no rude clamor may dispel The quiet that he loved so well, And that the world may know its loss, Place on his grave a wreath of moss; And on a stone above, "Here lies A chutnp who wouldn't advertise." "The Independent" ; * ' * * , Published on - ./ ^ if L ;• ( , . ' * .. _ — - -V;-" " r \ •> ' •" ■ --~w - I- . \ Tuesday and Friday • Mornin...
Postal [?]geice [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
Postal li: iili j 313 a , 0 For the information of our red ders we herewith publish the new rates. RATES FOR PLACK8 IN VICTORIA,J . 8. d. Letters : Half oz. or under 0 1 „ For every oz. 0 1 Urgent letters : For each | letter in additon to or dinary postage ... 0 4 Late fee 0 1 .Patterns and samples, pac- ' Y tets of merchandise, &c. maximum weiglit lib. , , dimensions not tgiexceed 2 ft. in length', J ft. foot .■... in depth of' width,• iot ; ' "eve?y 2'oz. or a fraction thereof- ... ... 0 1 Books : For every 4 oz or under up to 51bs ... 0 1 Newspapers : For each newspaper ... ... 0 0}4 Newspapers, magazines and publications not published in the com monwealth, 2oz ... 0 O'/i Post cards : Each ... 0 1 Reply post cardB: Each 0 2 Letter cardB 2 for ... 0 2j4 Registration fee ... 0 3 Parcels, lib or under 0 6 ParcelB, each extra lb. or under ... ... 0 3 Parcels Post Within Victoria. Limit we ght lllb.' Limit of pize 3ft 6in in length, or 6ft in girth and length combined. Postage...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
Family Circle. ,IN MEMORIAM. BEVAN.—In loving memory of our dear mother who departed this life 25th September, 1912, at Iienallu. Farewell, our own dear mother, Sweet thoughts of you we keep, Although two years liave p-ssed away r.' Our grief is just as deep. , .. Our thoughts are always of you, mother, - Oh. how we uiiss your loving face, .There is not one iu this world .' .To fill our d ar mothers place. .—Inserted by her loving son and daughter-in-law T. aud N. lUaven.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
Auction Sales to come WAITS.. TURNBULL 4 CO -V Monday, 12t.li ' October—St. ' James Stock Sale ' ' • •' ' Benalla .V. Stpck.. - Market,—Tuesday, September 29 -* - Thoo-a Stock Market. — Friday, Oct 2 . Violet TownJ Market.—Friday, Oct. 46. ... , . ;? Deveniah Stock Market. — Monday, September 28. r ■* Saturday, 26th September.—Property sale at Benalla Hotel at 2 o'clock, & M. Q. M 'NAMARAi' Hi Tuesday, Sept 29— Bemlla Stock .Sale ^y^ATTS,TURNBULL & CO * - STOCK & STATION AOENTS. t,Mnd Financial, Estate Insurance ami t General Commission Agents. 4 ^ Head Ohkicb.—BENALLA. ' Branches!—Violet Town, Mansfield Euroa, Wangaratta, and Rutherglim. Markets— £ Benalla, fortnightly, every alternative £ XnesdHyl " . '/>•: £ .Devenish, "every fourth-Monday. & Thoona every first Friday iu eacli ''month ' . \L Euroa, fortnightly, 2nd and 4tli Thurs &lt;i day. • t- Mausfield, ino-ithly, 4th Friday. £ Violet Town, moiubly ..3rd Friday. '4 Wangaratta,: Caille...
LAW RELATING TO NEWS PAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
LAW RELATING TO NEWS PAPERS. 1. Subscribers who do n JJglv 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 " 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 "ire 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, a...
Vacoination. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
Vaccination. The following case was dealt with before Mr. W. W. Beaven, P.M., yesterday at the Courthouse :— Redmond Murphy, fined 20/. A number of others were withdrawn. j've nothing but clothes to wear, I've nothing but cash to spent', I've nothing to breathe but air, I've nought but the world to wend. I've nothing but food to eat, I've nothing but " drink " to drink, I've no one but friends to " treat," They're thinking the same, I think— Still, it's some consolation to know, 'Mid the wrong3 which I have to endure, Of croup I shan't die, I've bought a supply Of Woods' Great Peppermint Cure,
Trunk Telephone [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
Trunk Telephone Ip 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.&7p.m. 7p.m.&8a.m First Add. First Add 3inin. 3 iiiiu. 3 uiin. 3uiin Melbourne ... 1 /IP 1/4 jod Sd rSeyinuur ... 1/ 9,1- . 6d 5d Euroft ... 6d 5 d 4d 3d Violet Town 3d 3d . 3d 3d Baddaginnie 2d 2d 2d 2d Winton ... . 2d 2d . 2d 2d ' Glenrnwan ... 2d 2d . 2d 2d Wnngaratta ... 4d 3d • 4d 3d Cbilttrn ... SM 6d . 4d 3d Springhuist... fl 6d 4d 3d Wodouna ... .»/ 9d 6d 5d Beeclivvortli ... JV gd. . 3(j Wabpunynh... J > 9d 6d Sd Ruthergleu ... «/i 6d 4d 3d *' Nooramunga 9* " 2d 2d 2d « Goorambat ... 2&lt;1 2d 2d Devenish ... " 3d 3,1 3d Thoonn ... • 6&lt;1 5d • 4d 3d Bungeet West . 4* 3d 4d 3d St. James .. 4d 3d 4d 3d Lake Rowan... 4d 3d 4d 3d TunKamah .. 6d 5d 4d 3d Wiihy ... 5d 4(1 3d Telford ... 8d 6d 4d . 3d Yarrawonga... 8d 6d 4d 3d' Shepparton . 1/10 1/4 10d 8 Dookie ... 1/10 1/4 ...
Ladies. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
Ladies. I Ladies, is your health causing you any anxiety, have you been disappointed in the non-appearance of baby, or &lt;re you dreading an operation ? If worried from any of these causes we stro::gly advise you to consult the highly qualified lady representative of the "Natura" Health Co., Melbourne, on her next visit to BEN \Lr,A. She will be pleased to advise you regarding your health, and explain how good^ health may be restored to you by means of the wonderful "Natura" Home Treat ment, that lias cured so many thousands of women and.girls.. Tbe a^Lvi-e will cost you nothing, and "may save you years of suffering. The visit tak**s place on TUESDAY, 27th OCTOBER, when the Co's representative may be seen at the Bennlla Hotel from 10 to 6.30. She will carry a full supply of medicines. Meanwhile send 2d. pos'age for free Health Guide to Dept. BE1, " Natura " Health Co., 49 Elizabeth St'eet, Mel bourne. Only Address.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
riHIE WHITE HOUSE (late Brown, JL Corke & Co.), Nunn-street, opp. Say's, Chemist. New Season's Dresses atul Costumes, A fine assortment of Ladies' and Children's Underclothing at very low prices. AVery nice display of LAMPS—both to Hung and Stand. Garden Tools and General Household Iron mongery of great variety, can be seen at CARTER BROS. Por Chronic Chest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6.
"Germany's Next Surprise" Revealed. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
"Germany's Next Sur prise" Revealed. " The Daily Telegraph" says that on every dark night for the past six weeks a Zeppelin airship has left the hangar at Friedrich shaften, on the German shore of T,ake Constance. Rising to a height of 1000 feet, the airship has, with great rapidity and precision, dropped into the lake some 50 basket-shaped missiles, containing torpedoes, which explod ed, sending a great column of water high into the air. , "This," " The Telegraph" says, " is Germany's boasted next sur prise, from which she hopes great things."
Patriotic Concert. BADDAGINNIE STATE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
Patriotic Concert. BADDAGINNIE STATE SCHOOL. " The most su:cessful concert ever held in ISaddaginnie," was the unanimous verdict of the vast throng which crowded Jubilee Hall on Friday evening 18th inst., on the occasion of tiie Baddaginnie State School Patriotic Concept. The function was initiated by the head teacher (Mr H. I. Tysoe) and a committee of ladies and gentlemen for the purpose of assisting the Patriotic Fund, and ihe response to their efforts must beverygrati fying to them. Visitors were pre sent from Benalla, Boho, Warren bayne. etc., and their appreciation of the various items on a lengthy programme was most pronounced. The p isition of chairman was ably filled hy Cr Dunlop, J.P., who in in a few fitting remarks explained the object of the function. Pro ceedings commenced with the sing ing of The National Anthem, every member of the audieuce joining in heartily. The following programme was then rendered, special men tion being made of the imitation of the cries of var...
Patriotic Fund. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
Patriotic Fund. The lion, secretary of Benalla Patriotic Fund ackuo^vkdg.s the following additional subscti^U'iub:— Wattts, Tiirnbull & Co j£20 0 0 Municipal Band (Sun afternoon Patriotic Concert) ... 12 16 9 Benalla Fire Brigade 5 0 0 Mrs. W. (nippy ... 12 0 j£l Is eacii—H. Head land, Rossell Bros, . - MissesWalters, O.G. Briggs, Mrs. Mary, .. Pearson. J. Standish,' MU.I.O.O.F. ... 1 7' "7 ' 0 pleach—Mrs, Robin- . son, H. V. Harcourt, W. J. Howship, J. " C; R. Kuitzmann ... 4 " 0 0 10* 6d each—-T. J.Grif- ' ^ ' fiths,. J. BurrT' j- V"V Lonergan, H. Whar . ton, Mrs. Drumaiond • 2'12 6 1.0s each—J: Ma hoiiey, 1 ,R. Crockford, A;' " Westgarth" ... ,'110 0 5s each — Mesdames ' '' Bradford and Tom- •" ^ kins ... . ... 10 0 2s 6d—Mesdames A. "7 Richardsqii, Hask-'''•5T , :ings.'Taylor, Fah'ey ' 10' 0 2s each—Mrs.Xehuox';' "Miss Malcolm, :JVlr. . ' Jacobs; Williaiiis 1.' .0 is each—Mrs. M'Gee, •Helper^';';- ■'[>. '£![0't '',. . \VARRENBA.YNE^DlliTRICtV'II. } " ■■£2 . 2s each^T....
THE SENATE. The following is the result of the vote for the Senate in Indi:— [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
THE SENATE. The following is the result of the vole for the Senate in Indi:— Russell ... 1.. 15 066 Barues 15,045 Barker ... ... 15,017 McColl . 14 971 Findley ... ... 14 966 Blakey 14.946. McKissoek ... 14.943 r McLsbij ... ... 14 844 Tren wilh 14.822 Cook ... ... 14-787 Manger ... ... 14 757 : Edgar ... ■ • , ... 14 714 ,• • ——;-r—-i—'li: •'' There ivere' 35 236 namss on the roll for Indi—18.919 males and 16 U7 fema'.e,-!. Of these .30. 636 voted, about: 87. per- cent.,' 16.925 umiles exercised the :franclii-e and 13 684 females. . The' facilities for alissnt voting; wt-re ; availed of by 24 13 persons af the recent "election, this number being 59 less -than in May, 1913, when there were 2472 absent voters.—" Despatch."
Brutal Germans. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Independent — 25 September 1914
Brutal Germans. LONDON, Tuesday. In desciibing the sacking of Lou vaiu, in Belgium, which she wit nessed, a Red Cross nurse confirms every detail of the worst stories of German brutality. She saw defenceless citizens called to their doors and shot with revol ve! s. Bodies were heaped together. Women were frequently, threat ened with rifles aud told they were were to be shot at a certain hour ; then they were spared. This treat ment of women was the outcome of a wanton desire to torture. Every man possessing a knife larger than a penknife, or who delayed putting up his hands, or failed to understand the order to do so, was immediately shot. Two priests who were blessing 6.00 women were threatened with death, then led away and shot.