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Phases of the Moon, 1917. MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
Phases of the Moon, 1917. MARCH. First quarter-lot Fall moon-9th List quarter-16th New moon-23rd - First quarter-30th APRIL. Full moon-7-h . . LaBtqurrler-15th New moon-22nd First quarter-29th MAY. : . Full moon-7th Last quarter-14th New moon-21st First quarter-29th JUNE. Full moon-6th Last quarter-12lh New moon-19th First quarter-28th JULY. Full moon-5th Last quarter-11th New moon-19th Firat quarter-27th AUGUST. Full moon-3rd Last quarter-10th New moon-18th Firat quarter-26th SEPTEMBER. Full moon-1st I.ast quarter-8ih '.> . New moon-16th First quarter-24th .... OCTOBER. Full moon-1st LiBt quarter-8lh New moon-16th First quarter-24th Full moon-30th NOVEMBER. LaBt quarter-7th New moon-16th First-quarter-22nd Full moon-29th DECEMBER. Last quarter-7th New moon-34th Firat quarter-21st Full moon-28th At the ft'est Melbourne Stadium on Saturday, Fred Kay was given the de cision on points against Harry Stone. The decision met with a slightly hostile reception. In Sydney Llew Edwards def...
THE QUEEN OF BELGIUM AND HER "SONS." [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
THE QUEEN OF BELGIUM AND HER "SONS." The letters o£ a British major to his mother have been published, since his death at the front, in a volume en titled "From Dugout and Billet." In this volume there is a bi-ief but touch ing reference to Queen Elizabeth of Belgium, to whom the writer was pre sented, though he was not aware of her identity at the time. Ho describ ed her as "u. little fairy lady with a face full of soft womanliness and pale care." They entered into conversa tion, and the writer says: - "She only wanted to hear about two things-armies and soldiers. She talked of them with unassuming intim acy. She said that from the begin ning of the war she had been moving about-always moving, never in one 1 place. All the time I could see that she was repressing her feelings. You could see she was suffering acutely. " 'Have you relatives fighting, ma dam?' I asked, greatly blundering. " 'All of my sons,' she replied, 'those who have not already fallen.' I " 'But, forgive me, madam...
Bright Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
Bright Shire Council. THE ordinary monthly meeting of above was held on Tuesday. Present-Cra. Abraham (president), Rollason, Wallace, Goldsworthy, Milne, Dundas, Jones, Boper, and Gribble. CORRESPONDENCE. From Mary Matthews, Running Creek, thanking council for sympathy expressed at the loss of her son at the front. Received. From Shires of Waugaratta, Towong, MafF.-a, Onieo, Eltbain, Beechworth, Hampden, Rutherglen, Keilor, Oxley, Rornsey, Gisborne and Tnngamab, noti fying council that representatives had been appointed to attend conference at ' Wangaratta rc St. John's Wort.- Re ceived. From J. A. Cornish, hon. sec. Pore punkah Progress Association, asking if council would co-operate in pushing an effort to have a clerk of petty sessions re instated at Bright.-Secretary to write, informing association that, while council is in sympathy with the request, it feels the department would not make any alteration. 1 From Public Health department, Mel bourne, asking what steps the council ...
AUSTRALIA PLAYS THE GAME No. X. A WOMEN'S MOVEMENT NECESSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
AUSTRALIA PLAYS THE. GAME No. X. A WOMEN'S MOVEMENT NECESSARY. A Win-tlie-War movement amongst women seems to be especially called tor. The longer the war lasts, the more strenuous the position gets, and the more certain it becomes that we will hive to turn every stone to secure victory. The eyes of the public in Australia undoubtedly remain shut to the seriousness of t'.ie situation, and that does not make it any better, rather it has a tendency to make it much worse. In spite of the great ef forts to secure volunteers, the men are not coming forward freely, and the re sult, so far, can only be described as disappointing. Are the 'women encouraging the men to go? Generally speaking, the answer must be in the negative, other wise there would not be such a great scarcity of volunteers. Women's in fluence is very great, and if they made up their minds that the men should volunteer, it could be safely anticipat ed that few of them -would hang back. Yet in this war there is a peculiar c...
Produce Market. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
Produce Market. FOLLOWING >re the ruling retail prioes at Messrs. WalkerBroB. Pro.Ltd., Bright Flour-150!b. bag, 19/ Wheat-5/6 bushel Chaff-3/9 owt. Maize (feed)-3/9 bushel Prime New Onions-lOlbB. for 1/ Oate-2/9 bushel Bran-1/3 bushe) Pollard-1/6 buBhel Eggs-1/2 dozen Separator bulter-1/2 lb. Choice factorv butter-1/6 lb. The concert which was arranged by the officers of the local branch of the Salva tion Army to take place at the Fire Station, on Wednesday next, 21st in-t., has, in consequence of clashing with oucther fixture, been postponed to the \V?ineaday following, 28th inst.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
Assurance Co. Ltd. Established 1732 WORKERS' COMPENSATION Fire. Accident. Losses by Bush Fires and Lightning are made good by this Company AGENTS WANTED. DALGETY & Co. LTD., MELBOURNE. General Agents for Victoria. m TUo Phoenix tasarez CROPS and STACKS against damage by FIHB cud Ciods nga'.nzt dam ego by HAIL STONES. ^ oung mail,' said an inquisitive old lady to a tram conductor, "if 1 put my foot on that rail shall I re ceive an electric shock?" No, mam," he replied, "unless you place, your other foot on the over head wire." . Wheat Farms on Shares with Right of Purchase FARMS TO LET, ready for plough. Five. Miles to Rail. 2-4-inch rainfall. BOX 1075, G.P.i-., SYDNEY. It the boiler immediately after use, and while still warm, is rubbed all' over with, any good household soap, it will prevent rust, and will help to make the suds when the boiler is fill ed for tlie next washing day. The Union Trustee Co. of Australia Limited HEAD OFFICE: 333 COLLINS ST.. MELBOURNE. , Also In ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
A Simple Home Recipe that Restores Grey or Faded Hair without the use of Dyes Anyone can restore their grey or faded hair to its natural color, stim ulate its growth, and make it so£t and glossy, with this simple recipe, which they can mix at borne. To 1% oz of Rejuvenl Compound add loz. of Bay Ram, shaking well together; then add sufficient water to make. 10 oz (1% pints). These can be-pur chased from, any chemist at little cost. Apply to roots of the hair every night until naitural color is restored. This mixture is not sticky or greasy; does not darken the scalp, and does not rub off. . It will make a grey haired person look 10 to 20 years yojnger. Almost every chemist has these ingredients in stock, or can easily, get them for you from the wholesalers. S. H. Henshall, Chemist, 426 Clar endon-street, South Melbourne. Coun try orders a specialty. All latest American, French and London. Toilet Preparations stocked. Goods sent per return post, packed free from obser vation. A trial ...
Myrtleford Market. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
Eflyrtleford Market. Flanagan, Newnav & Co. KP®j' v: theic fortnightly market on their Myrtleford yards, when was offered to ft good attendance.0**;^ Prices were well up to tho?e rujl«v&: previous sales. Pigs (porkor?) at L>» 40/ to 30/ to 23/ to 27/, suckers to 21/ to 20/ to 19/, and ^VPncelv^? lo/O. Best xbred wethers 31.7 10 ?,.«.> to 26/, ew.-s 33/2 to 82/ to 30,3 down to 22/1, Iambs 2l>;3 to 23/tl« ^ t;5 to 35/ to 25/. Vealers L9 13,6 L7 19,'G to L7 VJI to LG %tf l bullocks. 1.17 to L1G 10/ to w? jf: £.15 10/, and at prices from *,,2^.'' light weights down to L10 10', c0*fj ('.. Llfi 2 6 and at all prices from £l* h,^ L9 7/6, heifers £15 to £13 10; to at pricea from.£11 down to L9i0,'«r b £7 17/6, "
Church Services. Sunday, 13th March, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
Church Services. Sunday, 13th March, 191 Methodist - W a u d i 1 i g oc£, Rev. L. E. Egan-Lee ; 7, Mr Roftg Bright 11 30 a.m., Rev. L. E. E?1--'. 7, Mr Sloan. Harriet>ille Ji ^!'(" E. Egan-Lee. Freebur^h 3, Kf'-;; E. Egan-Lee. poreputikal) -il Rayner. * : CHURCH OF ENGLAND.-Bright, if) Porepuukab, 5.15 p.rn, \Vandi%; 7 p.m., Rev. G. BiammsU. 7 p.m , Mr G. T.ware. E.R: PRESBYTERIAN.-PorepuEsah U JV. diligong 3.30, Bright 7, M. A. J-',, zie Harrison. -? SALVATION- Akmv, SRirnt.-F>'e.;V gade Hall, young people's 10 a.in. Meetings 11 a ni., S V 8 p.m. Week-niiht meetings , Wednesday. Captain Winter inC" ..
For King and Country. PRIVATE ERIC PAUL DIES OF WOUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
For King and Country. PRIVATE ERIC PAUL DIES OF WOUNDS. MR JOSEPH PAUL, of EufFalo Creek, was icformed by the Defence Department on Monday evening, that his eon, Private Eric Paul, who bad been fighting " some where in France," had died from wounds received during an engagement. Private P«ul waa welt-known throughout the diainct, where by his genial companion ship and manly bearing he made a Lost ot friends. The deepest sympathy has been expressed for the parents and re Utivea in their ead bereavement. Prior t« the council meeting on Tuesday the fl-s at tho Shire Hall was hoisted at 1 hulf-inast as a mark of reBpect for the departed hero.
Bridges at Tawonga. PROPOSAL TO BUILD SAME BY LOAN CARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
Bridges at Tawonga. PROPOSAL TO BUILD SAME BY LOAN CARRIED. CONSIDERABLE discussion eneu &lt;! »t the ; council miSetinK on Tuesday, alter the leading of paragraph six in the engiui er s ?? report relating to bridge over the upper ? ra -hoa of the Kiewa River at Tawonga. Cr R "'per said the i ositi >n was a serious I p oolem to the rtsidents on the_ other side ol iho tivti- At ihf present time it wn danuerous for children going to schjol. having to ford the stream, and unless s >ineiliing was done before the winter set in, the situation would become more acute. He was aware the expen diMr' w *s a bwj i'ein, but the question was how weT they goiDg to get over the aifflou ty ? It seemed to him that the people would have to do a bit them eiveo. President said he bad given the ques tion serious considaration, and ha saw no reason why a loan could not be floated to , carry out the work. The North Riding raised approximately £700 a year in rates 1 out of which lawonga landho...
A Feather in the Wind Published by Arrangement with Cassell & Co., Lon. and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XVIII. The Mutilated, Register. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
A Feather in the Wind By FRANK II. SHAW, of "The Love Tides," Bondage o£ Hate," &c. Published by Arrangement with Cassell & Co., Lon. and Jlelb. / All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XVIII. . The Mutilated; Register., "But why-why?" asked Belle. "1 don't know; miss. It was just a sudden impulse. Everything" seemed wrong with the world, and it came to me that death , couldn't be worse than what offered.", The unfortunate woman had given the name of Jane Stanfortli, but be yond that had preserved a complete silence concerning herself. Under careful nursing she was recovering with fair rapidity. The doctor's opin ion had been qualified by a discreet statement that the victim was suffer ing from actual starvation, and ex haustion due' to that painful'cause. Whereupon the tender-hearted I.ady Claremont had decreed that nourish ing food in abundance must be sup plied with no thought of stint, and as a result Jane Stanforth was betraying an actual desire to return to life." "I was...
About Our Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
About Our Soldiers. THE tour per motor oar of towns in; electorate not on the main rail ?tit tor the purpose of creating inte:;;1 recruiting started on Monday, 12:h : To-day (Friday) 16th, the party *i. at Tolmie, 17th at Swanpool, 15: Kilfeera, Greta, Moybu; 20th E3i,C: hunt, Whitfield; 21st, Tarrawingee,» shed, Eldorado; 22nd. Milawa, Who.' .vlyrtleford; 23rd, Eurobin, Porepad Bright; 24th, Allan's Flat, Ki; Callangatta. Writing to a friend, Private Sam J? an old Wandiligong boy, says"J-1 line to say I am alive and well where in France," and hope soon r able to writs you fully. At prases are not allowed to do as, for reasons t will be quite obvious to you. Yo Croucher, of Myrtleford, is in the ii camp, and is quite well, but much: appointed at not receiving auy to Tom Gow, of Harrietville, is also hen Lieutenant F. H. Rowe, of Wc gong, came horns on final leave on T:: day afternoon. He sails from Sfi nert week. Major Cbuchman, of the Earner ariived in Bright on Thursday afii" to a...
The Open Column, ST. JOHN AMBULANCE ASS CIATION. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
The Open Columni ST. JOHN AMBULANCE AS CIATIOS. TO THE EDITOR. SIR,-The Victorian Civil AmtoV Service requests to be permitted tor.-:, an appeal lo the pDblic of Vis tbrongh yonr columns, for prompt*'., ance to enable It to carry od it! v We have been working under gresti cnlties for some time past, from thf .; that; we have not a sufficient me's . ambulance cars to meet the ever incis demands upon the eer-»ice. ID : instances serious inconvenience is! creased suffering has been caused it our inability to assist those who:. rightly made a demand for onr i During the last six month; car is show that we have had to rtfusec ance in 35 accidents, and in.thit period ther9 were over 60 urgent 1? . cases in which, owing lo the want: ? available car, the patients hac ton periods ranging from 1J- to 3| i-'. ". while it is an every-day occurrecJ. patientB to wait for our service hours from the time the ceived by ue. Our service has fsortiji and three horse waggons, and one motor, at least, is...
Wants Things Done Above B[?] [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
Wants Things Done Above But; vv During the readiDg of the correspond-'! at the council meeting on Tuesday^1 following letter was received fr Thomas Seamer, jun., of Porepunlj^': "Gentlemen,-I desire to ha^e thsu,' adjusted on property in PorepunkalJ. ' 738 in rate book). The rate uofet year has been served on my father,>, lives in the cottage but does not m;' He ia a oonfirmed invalid. S5 years o!s The rent is paid by my sister, Mis: Seamer, for the cottage and quarten: of land. If the tenant is liable fc:;. rates she ehouid have received the tct in her name. Your books will sho*t some time back the cottage and qiur; acre of land wore Tated in one. J; acres adjoining, owned and used h; for cultivation and grazing, shouli rated with 739. On making a fei quiries I find that in other caeee: owners (not the tenants) have wi the rate notices for their rated prop-iu Perhaps the shire secretary canei;, why this is so. Hoping, gentlemen,; ? will see that everything is done r: board."-Pre...
ALWAYS GOING ONE BETTER. The Man Without Ambition Is Lost. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
ALWAYS GOING ONE BETTER. The Man Without Ambition Is Lost. You think, my lad, the effort ends when you have learned the ropes? It's sad to dash your youthful zeal and blight your sanguine hopes, But we who've trod the winepress long and bought our wisdom dear, Have found the struggle just as stiff year after busy year. The strength to be . burden grows (for this is not jplaint) But never was the task assigned that lit the heart that's faint. And never, since old earth's pursued her sun-round path erratic, Has any job worth while been found that turned out automatic. The more you've brilliantly made good, the more of you's expected. The higher you have sailed, the more by friends your slump's detected. Day after dny your field unfolds as height on height you climb "Not failure," one old poet said, "but coward aim is crime." The moment you relax and say: "At last my job is fixed So I can do my stunt each day and never more get mixed," That moment you start down the slope, a downright ...
CHAPTER XX. The Return from the Dead. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
CHAPTER XX. The Return from the Dead. Belle Carboyne looked about lier at the rich splendor of her home on the Yorkshire cliffs, and said that life was loo full of joy. Human hearts could not contain sucli a constant wealth of happiness-and yet, there was not so much as a single cloud upon her happiness. Three months had passed sinco the day of her wed ding, and each day had been bright golJ, with nothing to mar its beauty. Her husband's abiding, ay, and ever growing love, enwrapped her as with a garment; ho stood, a safe sure shield betwixt her and all thought of gloom. His desire was to help her forget the black years in the glorious promise of the present; and right well did he suc ceed in his mission. Belle had returned from her honey moon but a fortnight before, and to day she sat thinking over the myriad pleasurable scenes of those months of bliss. Aboard a friend's yacht, made over to them unconditionally, they had cruised throughout the length and breadth of the Mediterranea...
Blocked In. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
Blocked In. The train had run into a snowdrift, and the engine was butting its head in rage against a six-foot bank. "For once the iron horse appears to be beaten," remarked a lady in a second-class carriage. "You shouldn't call it an iron horse," mildly reproved a solemn faced gentleman in black. "Why not," said the lady. "Because it's blooked tin," softly murmured the mere man, as he gazed out of the window and across the win try waste with a far-away look in his eyes. Wills: What is the idea of calling a consultation of physicians? Haddon: Oh, that's when the doc tor who originally took the case can't think of any more excuses to give the family.
THE CROPS OF GREECE. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
THE CROPS OF GREECE. Notwithstanding the fact that the currant crop of Western Greece is the largest single dried-fruit crop of the world, little progress has been made in tlia entire district in agricultural de velopment within the last twenty-five years. No new crops have been intro duced within that time, nor have any noteworthy new methods of cultiva tion or conservation been adopted. Wheat is harvested in this district entirely with the sickle, and all soil treatment in trucking, olive growing, and viticulture is carried on by hand. Rural communication is wholly inade quate. There can scarcely be found anywhere in the district twenty con secutive miles of good waggon road, and rural transportation is carried on either by pack animals or by carts. These, with the one line of narrow gauge railway, constitute the only sys tem of communication in the district.