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AS OTHERS SEE US. WANGARATTA COUNCILLORS' VISIT TO NUMURKAH. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
AS OTHERS SEE US. WANGARATTA COUNCILLORS' VISIT TO NUMURKAH. Ia our last issue we reported on a visit paid by members of tlio' Wangar atta Borough Oouricil to Numurbah for the purpose of inspecting the elec tric lighting and pumping plant. We take the following extracts from the " Chronicle" report of the visit Each and every member of the dele gation was agreeably surprised with the solid and progressive appearance of this town, which has a population of about 1200. Its streets, somewhab narrow, were remarkable for their cleanliness, good drainage and rows of beautiful trees, which showed careful atbention. The street trees, all per fectly shaped, included pepper, flower ing gum, sugar gum, currajong, silky oak, and several other varieties. The gom3 were exceptionally good, and Cr W. J. Smith, who advocated the planting of native trees in the streets of Wangaratta, was delighted with them. At 6 o'clock, Cr W. A. Campbell, the popular and live President of the jSfumurkah shire, met ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
ON THE VERGE. o / MANY A ONE BROUGHT ' BACK FROM THE BRINK. There are critical times in oar lives when it seems as if we mast let go. Bat we cling to life with wonderfal tenacity. Many diseases are very de pressing in their worst stages, and we get to the very brink sometimes; yet the hope of survival is great. Doan's Back ache Kidney Pills have bronght back many from the verge and given them a new lease of life. The following ca3e should be of interest. Read it. Mr J. Morris, Stewart street Shep parfcon, says :—" I am a bricklayer, and have a lot of stooping to do, and, in consequence have had a good deal of trouble with my back. It always seemed to be aching, and every cold I caught settled in my kidneys, and in creased my suffering. I used many remedies and linaments, but nothing gave me esse, the backache got worse ia spite of treatment. Eventually I got so bad that 1 was confined to my bed for three weeks A friend advised me to use Doan's Backache Kidney Pills, and I sent for a...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
MELBOURNE MARKETS, Adamson, Stretfcle and Co. report:— Stores,—Good sorts were again scarce. Best lengthy I aeon stores making 34s to 38s; others "from 27s; slips, 21s to 27s; suckers 12s to 18s. Porkers. Prime, 47s to 51s, few to 54s ; prime light 33s to 40s ; few second quality at store prices. Bacon Pigs.—Prime heavy 77s to 84s, odd pens to 87s, prime me dium 66s to 73s, prime light 59s to 63-1, half fat and interior from 54s. Back fatters. — Best) heavy fats £6 to £7 10s ; extra to £7 17s ; prime weighty, £4 5s to £5 10 ; rough and inferior pigs from 60s. Calves.—Short supply, and high prices. M'Phail Bros & Co. report:—Store, —Backers 16s to 21s ; slips, 22s bo 2Ss; strong stores, 80s to 38s ; seconds, 22s to 28s, Porkers.—Prime, 50s to 54s ; extra 42s to 56s ; light, 35s to 39s. Baconers.—Prime, 68s to 763 ; extras 78s to 85s. Baokfatters.-Best, £6 5s to £8 2s 6d; extra, to £8 5s ; prime and weighty, £4 to £4 15s ; others, £3.
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
QOLF. The Cobram clnb visited Ifamnrksh on Saturday last to again try conclusions with that clnb and had a very enjoay able ontiug. The Namarkah ladies pro vided afternoon tea on the links, and the olnb entertained the visitors later at tea at the Farme s' Arm3 hotel, where the usual friendly speeches were made and responded to. Soores Numnrkah. Oobram. Gentlemen. Holes, aces Holes. 3cas F. Coop ... square T. Macaw square W. Williams 6 6 A. Lindsay 0 0 J Harper... 1 3 G. Strachan 0 0 D. Garvey... 12 5 R. Duncan 0 0 H. Gibson... 0 0 W. Heggie 10 5 R. KUpatricb 10 5 J.,McGifford 0 0 A. Pretty 7 5 J. Williams 0 0 W. Rodda... 0 0 W. Stewart 2 3 36 23 12 3 Numurkah won by 15 aces. Ladles. Miss Williams 5 5 Miss Blyth 0 0 ,, K.McNamara 13,, Steer 0 0 ,, L.McNamara 7 5 Mrs Blyth 0 0 Mrs Ooop ... 2 3 Miss Tuck 0 0 ,, Rockliff 13,, Stewart 0 Miss Bedwell S 5 „ Desailly 0 0 24 24 0 0 Numnrkah won by 24 aces. The following will represent Natnnt* kah against Nathalia, at Nathalis, to morrow:—Me...
The Goulburn Valley Seat. MR McCLELLAND AT NAT BALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
The Goulburn Valley Seat. MR McOLELLAND AT NAT BA LI A. Mr A. McB. McClelland, one of the candidates for the .Goulbum Valley aeat addressed a fair attendance at the Pub lic Hall, Or P. H, Furze occupied the chair. The candidate said he had fally made up his mind to contest the seat. He intended to stand in the Liberal interest and h8 was not associated with the People's Party or the A.W.N.L. The fact that preferential voting had been adopted by the State was the reason why he had not submitted his name to those two parties. He would if returned be a supporter of the present Liberal Gov ernment. At the present time there were practically three parties. There had been friction, and this had delayed Liberal measures. When Mjt Watt tried to force the country party he showed that he had lacked discretion. He was in favor of elective Ministries, as they would give the country the bene fit of the best brsin3 in the House. The members elected the Ministers and they he'd office for the full ...
A CONTINENTAL TOUR. Italy—Genoa. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
A CONTINENTAL TOUR. Italy—Genoa, — Dear Mr Editor,— That the wander lust has got me is very certain. I in tended writing of London first, but have not spent enough time there yet to write on snch a big subject. I joined a tour ing party for the Continent at Easter. We Bre sis in all—a spinster with a broad Lancashire dialect, good-natured and quaint; two doctors from Bristol ; a lawyer from the " Land o' Cakes," and a yonth who loves to air his opinions on all things in general. We are a very n^i'ry crowd, and the holiday is passing all too quickly. We left Charing Cross station on. the 8th April and the journey down through Kent was char ming. To an Australian, the wild flowers are a revelation in England, and on the Continent. Three train loads of people reached the boat at Folkestone. The crossing to Cologne was rather eventful for many, as it was very rough. That part of the jonrney occnpied an hour and a quarter, bat to some I'm sure it felt like hoars. I escaped mal de-mer, ba...
THE GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
THE GUN. Nntnnrkah Gnn Glab held a spar'0* match on Wednesday afternoon. Thar0 was a fairly good master of shooters soa and in all five sweepstakes were shot off. Birds wsre not as strong as n3aa and the majority of shooters being*0 goed form few birds got away, *oe. opening sweep, to which the clnb a^V £2, was won by W. Grant, who gr&ssw the whole of his birds. Osher sweep3 fell to J. Newby, J. V. Baker, J. Gf0,S> W. Thomas.
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. NATHALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. [Prom Our Own Correspondents.] NATHALIA. At a well attended meeting of the Agricultural Society on Saturday, the vice President (Mr R, J. Patterson) reportedThat he had just arrived home from HelbouTne that day, and the collectors hid had a most success ful time, They li d been very favor ably received everywhere and securod about 30 new subscribers. The night before leaving Mr G. Tuckett and himself had checked over the promised donations and they found it reached £162 2s, which was expected to reach £175 next morning. The meeting called for Friday even ing last to make arrangements for holding a demonstration in aid of the Mooroopna Hospital funds, was very poorly attended. Cr Furze presided, and said that in view of the small at tendance it might be advisable to abandon the project and perhaps later on to hold demonstrations alternately with FTumurkah. It was a pity so lib tie interest was taken, for the insti u tion was in u'gent needs of fund*. Messrs J. ...
CHURCH SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
CHURCH SERVICES, Methodist Church, Nathalia Circuit— Services will be held on Sunday as follows —Nathalia 11, Kotupna 3. Mr Harding ; Yalca South 11, Bearii 2.30, Nathalia (S) 7, Rev. W, Clemens ; Yalca 3, Mr Glasson ; Picola North 11, Narioka 3, P'.cola IV, 7, Mr Taylor. Presbyterian Church, Nathalia Circuit— .-Services will he held on Sunday nest as 'follows.— Nathalia 11 and 7, Picola 3. Nathalia 11, children's service. Rev. I. Glyn Jones. Reformed Church of England—Services will be conducted as follows :—Barmah II, Rower Moira 2.30, Nathalia 7. Picola W, Tuesday, Moira Lakes and Barmah Township Wednesday, Kotupna Friday,— Rev. G. Gladstone. Church of England—Services will be held on Sunday nest as follows: — Yalca if, Narioka 3, Nathalia 7, Rec tor ; Nathalia 11 11, Mr Fos; Wakit-1, 6th July, 7,30, Rector. Methodist Chuech.—Services next Sunday are as follow:—Numurkah 11, Kaarimba 3 and 7.30, Rev Inch ; Numur kah 7, Rev Lee ! Wunghnu 11, Baulka maugh South 3, Bunbarbha 7.30, Rev...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
SOROSES HAIR TONIO. This preparation is unsurpassed as a hair food and dandruff preventative. A little sprinkled on the head night and morning, and gently massaged into the scalp, renders baldness Impossible. Soroses Hair Tonic will absolutely grow hair, and prevent It from falling out. It Imparts a beautiful glossy sheen, and brings out all the natural brightness of the hair. Prloe 3s 6d. Obtainable at all ohemista and stores,
WAAIA. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
WAAIA, The Waaia G-an Clab pat up a record for this season on Wednesday last, when 39 shooters were oat, and a total of 268 hare3 shot. Several mem bers of the club gave splendid exhibitions of good shooting. A few of the top scores were :—R. Larkin 17, S. Beck 1.6, L. Sizer 16, A. Hansen 16, C. E. Wearne 13, E> Brensing 18. Hares were not too plentiful, considering the area the club travelled over, and very few were lucky enough to escape through the raak3.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
SOROSES LIQUID FACE POWDER In these days of out of door life— motoring, goifiDg, boating, etc,—a re liable and harmless liquid powder is one of the necessities of life. Soroses Liquid Face Powder is found by experts to be a perfectly Invaluable preparation and a decided Improvement on the old-fash loned dry powder. Besides Improving the appearance It acts as a shield to the delicate skin of the face against hob winds, dust, smuts, and other extraneous matter. Price 2a 9d. Obtainable at all obpmlsfca and stores.
TALLYGAROOPNA. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
TALLYGAROOPNA. At a meeting of the Recreation Re serve committee (Mr J, Billingham in the chair) there was a fall meeting of corumitteernen, A sab committee wa3 formed to inspect the gronnd and it was recommended that over £20 be spent at once in improvements—principally erecting conveniences for the comfort of visitors at the next sports. A Mechanics' institute committee meeting was also held ; Mr B. Fish in the chair. Mr W. B. M. Wood was elected secretary in the place of Mr P. S, Malseed, who has resigned. It was decided to bay crockery for the con venience of the public. The Tennis Club held a euchre party last week, which was well attended. After about two and a quarter hoars' playing, it was fonnd that Mi3S A Ing lis and Mr T. H, Ford had the honor of obtaining the first places in ladies' and gents' prizes respectively. Mrs B. Wood claimed the hooby prize for the ladies, and Mr Trewin the gents. Sup-1 per was then provided by the ladies. | The girls' Friendly Society has &...
Rifle Shooting [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
Rifle Shooting A match was fired on Saturday between Cobram and Numurkah. The ranges were 500 and 600 yards and Numurkah won by, 19 points. Following were the scores NUMUEKAII. '//' 500 600 T'l " C. Baker— — 35 -33 6S W. W. Bignell — 34 33 67 J. Maplefcoft, senr 33 31 64 J. Mapleto£t> jnr 33 30 63 G. Sanders — 30 31 61 M. A. Killeen — 31 29 60 383 COBRA.3I. B. Wallace — 33 30 63 — Knight — 29 32 61 F. M. Quick — 34 27 61 It O. Quick — 30 30 60 — Burns — 27 33 60 P. B. Quick — 32 27 59 364
Grain Statistics. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
Grain Statistics. Daring bhis week the Government Statist, Mr A. M, Laughton, will post about 37,000 cards bo the fir mers in the wheat and oat growing disbricts, with the reque3b that bhey will"furnish the area sown with wheat and oats for the present season , and state the quantity of wheat on the farm on 30th instant. As ib is a mabber of great interest bo bhe public, and to farmers especially, bo know the total areas under these two im portant crops, each farmer is re quested bo fill in his card and return it immediately after tha 30th June, so thab the information may be com piled and published at the earliest possible date, Ib is particularly re quested thab bhe cards sent to far mers be retnrned, whether they have sown or not. Schedules are also being sent to the Railway Department, and by post to flour mills and wheat scores, with the view of ascertaining bhe quantities of stocks of wheat and flour on hand at the end of the month Holders of wheat in bulk, who do not receive ...
Rechabitism. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
Rechabitism. The fortnightly meeting of the Numur kah Rechabite Tent was held in the Methodist Hall on Monday night last, the G.R. (Bro E. E. Prampfcon) iu the chair. £2 waB passed aB sick pay. Clear ances of Bro Leii and Sistor Williams as full benefit and hon. member were re ceived from the William Bell Tenb, Karra momua. In order that the paper ''The Rechabite" should be in the hands of every Rechabite, it was deoided to have same sont to members, and charged for in the quarterly circular. To provide funds for the winter 6ocials a harmony levy of 3d per member was struok. Messrs J, Hargreaves and G Westmoreland, a new arrival from England, were duly elected as honorary members and wel comed by the secretary, Two propositions for membership were received. A hearty welcome was extended to Bros Graham and Douglas, of the Shepparton Tent. The appointment of Sister Hilda James as secretary of the Junior Tent was con firmed. The next meeting is fixed for Monday, 13th July. The harmony ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
HOW TO TAKE CARE OF IT. Liverishness is much more common than most people imagine. For instance, faulty action of the liver gives rise to feelings of depression, it makes a man feel miserable and iicfD for work, it gives a woman prostrating bilions at tacks, headaches and canses langnor, sleeplessness, and sometimes a blurred state of vision. How to care for the liver and keep it in good health is a simple matter if yon fellow one or two well-defined rules. Don't eat too much or too rich food. Try to get some exercise every day. Above all be strong on prevention. Don't miss that point, for the readiest and the best preventive of liver troubles is an occasional do3e of Mother Seigel's Syrnp, the world-famous digestive and liver tonic made from roots, barks, and leaves. But even where liverishness is robbing you of strength and buoyancy of health, Mother Seigel's Syrup will do you good. Take it after your meals, persevere with it, and in time it) will restore you. Of course prevention...
Numurkah Traders' Association. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
Numurkah Traders' Association. The annnal meeting of the Numurkah and District Traders' Association was held last Wednesday evening, when the following were appointed to the different offices :—President, Mr W. Plancke ; ex-President, Mr H. J. Glenny ; vice Presidents, Messrs Guenther and Pretty; treasurer, Mr Pearson ; solicitor, Mr Tannock ; auditor, Mr Corlett ; secre- tary, Mr Davis ; committee, Messrs A. E. Morris, Krutli, Trengrove, Sleep, John, Nicholson. After the balanoe sheet had been adopted,, a report concerning the work accomplished was read, including—A uniform time for lunch hour ; obtaining a loop line at the railway for convenience of farmers and traders ; getting the shire oouncil to place notices to walk over crossing at all places of vehicular traffic ; having a proper day appointed at Shepparton for drilling tho cadets ; securing county court sittings at Nu murkah ; better attendance at exit gate at station ; the telephone service bo Cobvam put in proper order, ...
Proposed New Goulburn Bridge [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 3 July 1914
Proposed New Goulburn Bridge Oonuoillors ofNumurkah andDea kin shires, and Or Vines, mayor of Echnca with Messrs Mackenzie and Graham, M's.L.A., and Baillieu and Olark, M's.L.O., applied to the Minis ter of Public Works last week to ereot a bridge over the Goulbaro, near Graham's property, in reinforced concrete at Government expense, Simpson's punt having sunk, and Stewart's bridge, the only other struc ture fairly near, being in an unsafe condition. The shire councils, it was declared, had no money to make the bridge, and it was .urged that its construction ought to be a national work, as, exoepting McOoy's bridge, there is no other bridge than Stew art's, which it is proposed to demolish, for 100 miles of the river between Shepparton and Echnca, Mr Baillieu said he knew enough of the situation to be satisfied that the Minister would not see his way to get the money out of revenue. If the expense oould be spread over 30 or 40 years the Minister might make the councils a business p...
CORRESPONDENCE. BENEFIT FOOTBALL MATCH. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Numurkah Leader — 10 July 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. BENEFIT FOOTBALL MATCH, To the Editor. Sir,—I hesitate to rash into p int, bat on this occasion my pent-np feelings will brook no delay. I have just been scanning tbe Dames of the football team for next Wednesday, and find mine among the emergency men only, and 1 ask, Why ? Sorely the selection com mittee could not have known my record. I do not know who constitutes that committee, but I can only say with Mil ton, " Not to know me argues them selves unknown." But in this case their ignorance is their crime ; they ought to have known or inquired, and they would have discovered the incongruity. The idea is unthinkable ! I do not sug gest that 1 should have been chosen to captain the team, though that would have been more consistent with my claims. But an emergency man ! It's altogether infra dig. My grievance is accentuated when I read the names of the picked men. I don't like to be per sonal.. hnt .kaGtriug - Sus (save the mark ') cf some of them I smile and—well, lea...