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DISTRICT NEWS. FREEBURGH. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 16 March 1917
DISTRICT NEWS. FREEBURGH. ON Monday evening last, members of the Salvation Army held a most success- ful harvest thanks-giving service in the &nbsp; &nbsp; Union Church. The building was full &nbsp; to its utmost capacity A number of boys and girls from Bright rendered ? excellent programme. Captain Winter and Lieutenant Young are to be ?? gratulated on the manner in which the trained the children. After the pro- gramme there was a sale of lollies, fruit and vegetables, and a goodly amount was raised for the funds. Captain Winter thanked the donors of the ser??? articles. The following porgramme was rendered :-National Anthem ; comp??? song by children, Sowing Band; re?? tation, Maud Morris ; Donkey ??? by boys ; duet, Captain Winter and Lieut Young; dialogue, Harvest Gifts; ??? swinging, Molly Higgs; action ??? Mothers often say their work is re???? done, children ; solo, Lieut. Young slate drill, girls ; recitation, Capt Winter Star drill, girls; Good-night...
Porepunkah Patriotic Sports. A VERY SUCCESSFUL GATHERING [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
PorepunkSh Patriotic Sports. A' VERY SUCCESSFUL GATHERING Handicsppare:-Woodchops- J. Millet, jun.; Footracing--E. Waterhouse and J. H. Armstrong; Trots-E. Waterhouse and , garrison. Judgea:-Jumpers' Contests A. QUID, G. Weston and E. Waterhouse ; Trota-F. G. M'Connell and T. Waterhouse: Woodchops-W. Dillon, T.Farreily ifnd T. Seamer, J.P.; Footraces and Post Entry Events-J. A. Cornish and Councillor H. Wallace. Starter-J, H. Armstrong. Time keeper-J. S. H. Walker, Referee -0. Macklin. Hon. Sec.-J. C. Chandler, Favored by ideal weather, tbe annual gathering of tlie Porepunktih St. Patrick's Day Club on Friday lust proved most successful from a'l points of view. The attendance throughout waB well up to the average of recent years, and tbe sport presented was very interesting, although in' some cases competition was limited. Visitors were present from almost all parts of the district, and with the beauti ful day and intermingling of friendship, a happy time was spent by nil. Coming to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
you, and as many of your friends as care to come, are cordially invited to our showing of the AUTUMN-WINTER modes. Believe as, i it will be many a day before Dame Fashion evolves modes so beautiful-so c/l/c-as have come to us from the World's Fashion Centres for this Season's opening. You are perfectly free to call and give us your opinion on this display without feeling under any obligation to purchase. Will you ? Refinement aid Exclusiveness are the pre dominating features of our new Millinery The HATS are very becoming this Season. They pouftray that impression of good taste that reflects the master touch, o* There never were so many delightful shapes as we have this season gathered for your selection. For Ladies and Misses we have charming Ready-to put-on Hats, in Velvet, Silk: and Tagel Straws. J* Yes, you are very welcome to come in and try on the one you think would suit you. Come NOW, before the choicest go. Ladies' Pure Velvet Huts, in black, navy, grey, nigger, bottle gree...
Church Serv[?]s. Sunday, 25th March, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
Church Sen/loss. Sunday, 25th March, 1917. METHODIST - Wandiligong 10, Rev. L. E. Egan-Lee; 7, Mr Sloan. Bright 11.30 and 7, Rev. h. E. Egan Lee. Freeburgh 7I MR Thomas. Pore punkah 3, Rev. L. R. Egan-Lee (S). CHURCH OF ENGLAND.-Bright, 11 a.tn. Rev. G. Brammall ; 7 p.m., Mr Gordon Tavare. Freeburgh 3, Harrietville 7.30., Rev. G. Brammall. PRESBYTERIAN-Upper Buckland 11, Low>ej Buckland 2, Bro'okside 3.45, Bright 7, Mr A. McKenzie Harrison SALVATION ARMY, BRIGHT.-Fire Bri gade Hall, young people's meeting at 10 a.m. Meetings 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 8 p m. Week-ni.ht meetings every Wednesday. Captain Winter in CHTR,^
Mining Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
Mining Notes. AT the Monarch, Harrietville, the main tunnel is now out to 515ft. An air blower has been installed and pipes laid to a distance of SOOft. The rise at 140ft. level has been holed through to 100ft. level. Mr J. Trevena, who is doing some pros pecting for a line of reef opposite Gander's old claim at Growler's Creek. Wandiligong, considers the prospects he has recently met of sufficient encourage ment to warrant further development work. It will be remembered that the Melburnian dredge in passing this spot brought to the surface a number of quartz boulders containing gold. Mr Trevena has also unearthed a number, and is of opinion that the line of reef is still further ahead. Messrs Gribble Bros, and party cleaned up last week from a crushing of 30 tons put through their own battery, from Butler's reef. The return was much better than those obtained of late, the stone averaging lOdwtp. per ton. This crushing was broken out in four weeks. The directors of the Home Reefs G....
Bright Waterworks Trust. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
Bright Waterworks Trust. THE ordinary m&lt; nthly n,eeting.-of abovs trust was held at the Shire Halt on Saturday afternoon last. Present-Coins Traulsen (chairman) Rollason and Abra ham Minutes of previous meeting were read and oonfiimad on ih-i moti&lt;m of Com. Rollason, seconded by Com- Abraham. C irref pondenoi wan read as follows: Fr.im State Rivera and Water Supply C mmiseion regarding depreciation pay ment. Fmm J. A Attridge, Wandiligonp, rrquestina: a redu-.ti m on the v -luatiun .>f l\is proportion in Bright. Fiom v;rs J Manning, Bright, ack ii-w^edgiutf iru t's letter nf symrathy. From Waterworks TruBt* A-s cWtion, in connection with t-ubscriptiou Ite. From P. W. Tewkebnry, Melb lurne, notifying truBt that he had removed a building on the Ovens River, 'and would not require any future water service. From F. A. Wraith, Harrietville, giving particulars concerning the rates on properties belonging to the late Henry Wraith. The correspondence as road was re ...
Rainfall at Bright. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
Rainfall at Bright. FOLLOWING is the raiu record in Bright for the past four yearB, and the i resent year up to d e. These figures havt* beut. -kindly supplied hy Mr. K J Delnny Month. J.IU.H j 1H14 | 1U15 I IU1G I 1917 January February ... March April May .. June July ^ August SeptemEer October- ..... Novcilil&r December... 2. :t j 1.36 6.07 1.-24 2.99 1. "2£» '2.20-I .4:42 3.42 .4.31 2.?$ .1.01 1.09 0.33 2.33 3. OK 4.36 1.23 .2.68 'O.Sfi 2.49 K'8 '2^72 0.9 0.5 0.29| 2.41 ?.ii' 9. fi» 5.02 ?.81 4.91 TS.OG; 1.29 I..081 3?;69J23.48U5.13l54.6M 7.34
With the Lodges. I.O.R. JUVENILE TENT. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
With the Lodges. k JUVENILE TENT. A VERV pleasant evening was spent at the Juvenile Tent meeting at the M.U. Hall, Wandiligong, on Thursday evening last, when the members held a "pound night." Upwards ? of 30 juvenileB as sembled, and amongst the visitors were a number of Benior members. During the evening opportunity was taken to present Superintendent L. W. Smith with a hand some gold medal neatly inscribed, and a P.C.R.'s sash in recognition of the good work performed by him in the interest of the young lodge. ID making the pre sentation, Bro. J. Crofta dwelt on the foundation of the juvenile tent in 1903, when the late Bro. W. H. Gillard took charge with Bro. Smith. Since then Bro. Smith has worked assiduously, and for the past two years has been ably seconded bv Bro. B. D. Gribble. In concluding a happy speech, Bro. Crofts trusted their guest would live loDg to continue his good work in the interests Rechabitism. -Bro. E. Gribble, senr., also spoke in appreciative terms of Bro....
Straight at it. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
Straight at it. There is no use of our "beating around the bush." We might as well out with it first as last. We want you to try Chamberlain's C .ugh Remedy the next time you have a cough or cold There is no reason so far as we can see why you should not do so. This preparation by its remarkable cures has gained' a world-wide refutation, and people every where speak of it in the highest terms of praise.- For sale by Walker Bros, Bright; J. H. Jones, Harrietville ; C. Lardi, Wandiligong ; C. G. Goodman, Porepunkah ; J. Ritchie, Buckland. At the Ketubla Grange (N S W) races on Tuesday the totaliaatnr was used. In the Welter" Handicap bacliors had the novel experience of losing although on the winner. Numuikah Shire Council's pay sheet for the month hiving totalled .£1078, which brings the overdraft up to £5991, or, roughly, .£800 in excess of the amount councillors are entitled to bnrrow, a motion moved by'Cr Moaa was cariie'i, tli/it all unnecessary work be stopped, and that an effor...
St Andrew's Presbyterian Church [COMMUNICATED] [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
' ;St Andrew's Presbyterian =r Church " [COMMUNICATED ] THE Harvest Thanksgiving service was conducted on Sunday evening last by Mr A. M'Kenzie Harrison. The subject of the discourse was "The Goodness of " (1) Its active aemonstritioti. (I) lis reserve store. The church had been uicely decorated. The display of vege tables and fruit, although less than in former years, made a nice show. The ?mlpit and the ends of the pews were decorated with oats, alid about the church : chains of ivy, with pnk and whxir s, flowers, were huug X.,e windows were ; filled with hawthorn ; the red hemes ' making a splendid contrast to the othei ' decorative effects. The xverk of decor«t 1 iue was done by Mesdames fatewart, i Harrison, Patterson, and Jones, Messrs Shuey Fraser and the Minister. The design was worked out by Mrs Stewart V and reflected great credit. The gifts of i harvest, fruits and vegetables, were sold on Tuesday evening ; the proceeds being . donated to the church. On Tuesday,! 20th Mar...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
MELBOURNE G. G. FOX, B.A., LL.B., SOLICITOR. SAVAK-STREET, BRIGHT. l ~ TRUST MONEYS TO LEND. MICHAEL P. RYAN, BARRISTER & SOLICITOR. Will visit BRIGHT every fortnight in future. Mey be seen at Star Hotel. . Date of next Visit-26th March. AHERN & M'SWINEY Barristers and Solicitors, .JEtEID STREET, WANGARATTA ZJIC: B Mr. M'Swiney, Commissioner for New South Wales. I/Trust and other Moneys to Lend. DENTISTRY. G. A. Payne, L.D.S., Dentist C. E. Donnelly of Murphy-bfreet, WANOARATTA, WILL visit Bright and Myrtleford every second week, and may be consulted at Mrs. Abraham's Stai Hotel.-DATE OF NEXT VISIT : BRIGHT, Monday, 12th March, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; all day on Tuesday, MR. E. TALBOT JOKES, DENTAL SURGEON, 94 COLLINS ST., MELBOURNE, visits BRIGHT every two weeks. Gold filling, crown work, painless extractions by laughing gas, cocaine, &c. Artificial teeth a .peciality. NEXT .VISIT-Alpine Hotel, Bright, Tuesday, April 3rd, from 4.30 | p.m. ; all day, Wednesday...
The Open Column. [We do not necessarily identify our[?] opinions expressed in these col[?] PROPERTY QUALIFICATION TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
The Open Column. , [Wo do not necessarily identify our*? opinions expressed in these col^ PROPERTY QUALIFICATiO TO THE EDITOR. SiRi-I think it a pity teat the ou the above matter cr>*u& up end of Tuesday's council meet. T moved that the motion of tfce atta council "That the lucal Go Act should be amended so as to owner of property of the eligible as a councillor, property ja occupied by rated in another person > im ported by the Bright council's to the Municipal Association, to the lack of time in order this very important matter, its pointed out that a very serious ^ should be rectified at once for the ing reasons;-(1) The property cations in auy case prevent st able men irom a seat and afl Ib! local affairs. (2) Hundredsand^ of men without the present £? qualifications are Sglitictf jj country and Governments, & should be a sufficient qualified* many may possess tha rsta&I* ft to enable them to sit iu . which they never fought the present Act the real...
The Aline Obser[?]er. FRIDAY, MARCH 23RD. 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
like ©bserter. FRIDAY. MARCH 23RD. 1917. Accounts are available at the local Bub-treasury for-Drs. S. G. Skewes, L. S. Kidd, S. H. Cook, and Mr N. Smith. The profit from the recent Methodist Floral and Art Exhibition at Wandiligong amounted to £20. The Harvest Thanksgiving services of the Bright Methodist Church will be held on Sunday at 11 30 a.m. and 7 p.m. A Bpecial sale of store cattle will be held at Myrtleford to-day (Friday) by Messrs Flanagan Newman and Co. Up wards of 800 head will be yarded, and the sale will commence at one o'clock sharp. To-morrow (Saturday) afternoon Meesra Flanagan, Newman and Co., of Wangaratta, will hold an auction sale of household furniture and effects, the property of Mr H Gill, Bright.- The sale is timed to commence at two o'clock. A change in the weather threatened on Tuesday evening, but towards midnight the clouds began to break. As the night wore on, however, they began to gather again, and aa daybreak approached, light rain fell. There waa n...
Bright Shire Volunteers. Men who are Serving their Country. OUR ROLL OF HONOR. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
Men who are Serving their Country. OUR ROLL OF HONOR. WE give below the list of those residents who are either fighting or on their way to light for the Empire and freedom, to gether with those who are natives of the district but at the time of their enlistment were residing in other parts-of the State Also a list of those heroes who have fallen in their country's cause : Died from Illness Ray lil'Lcail (Wandiligong) G D. Ileillon (Harrietville) A. T. Britfgs (Tawongi.) Killed in Action. F. B. Metcalfe (Bright) II. HoiteycllurcU (Wnndiligonfi) G. itl'Ncil (Lower Bucklaml) A- Murray (Freebargh) W. A. V. EliggS (Bright) C. >>OOl (Pre burgh) A S. Attrldgc (Wandiligorg) C- UartllEW (Happy Val ey) T PattOIl Buffalo River) T. Willoiisllby O'yrtleford) N. Ilothery (Myrtleford) J. If. Shalbcrg (Bright) Alex 1)011 (Harrietville) Joe Gribble ( wandilis&lt;ODg) A Johnston (Bright) SI. George (Rright; T. C. GreilUCSS (Harrietville) A. E. JcSSlip (Porepunkah) H. Pople (Bright) J M'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
| PUBLISHED I EVERY FRIDAY J WING j AT I BRIGHT. ! THE LEADING MIKING JOURNAL OF THE NORTH-EAST ItkXONA, t!io Uapi-1 IItuk-r, is a diro ;enemy to Eezermi as well as to all other .-"skill diseases. Iv-xona will make your skin healthy, destroy ;;ho germs of the disease for ever, and cause tile building ? lip of a lieu* skin tissue. A hot hath with Rexnna Soap, gently anointing ltilli Itcxuiia Ointment-a pleasant treatment.. Rosiilt: Sleep quietly, ;""akin soothed and liaalcd, while soon hll trace of the disease leaves you. You are healthy. Eczema yields to the ftpowerfiil healing iiiflucnco of Rexona, "the Rapid Healer. Price, 1/G and 3/-. " I have been troubled very much with Eczema on the leg. End have used many "preparations, but derived no benefit therelrom," writes Mr. D. Cameron, 29 Ann Street, Roslyn, Dunedin, N.Z. ....?" Hearing of your Rexona Ointment and ..."Its healing virtues, I gave it a trial, and am pleased to say that, aiter using a . number of so-callei cure':, I at l...
"Somewhere in France." [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
" Somewhere in France/ " SOMEwnKRE in France," they stand to-day, The boys that we saw march away. They heard their King, fchoir Country, call; Proudly they came and gave up all; Proudly-they answered to their name, . Thought but bf honor, not of fame. " Somewhere in'France'1 to-day they fight For God, for England, aud for right; The deeds they do may not be known, Their names by trumpet bo uubloWn ; Clean, strong, they fight, stainless aud pure, And England's honors name is sure. "Somewherein Franco" there is a grave v Wherd wild flowers bloom aud grasses wavk And at the head a wooden cross. To mark our own, and England's loss; No more his arm shall wield the lance, Dear God, dear God-"Somewhere in Franco.'' 14 Somewhere in Francs." For mo, for you, It is enough that they are true; That valor lives in every breast. And giving them, we gave our best; No praises can their worth enhance, Who fight, live, die-"Somewhere in France." \This noble poem was written in 1915 by Frank Ellis).<...
Phases of the Moon, 1917. MAROH. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 23 March 1917
Phases of the Moon, 1917. MAROH. First quarter-1st ° Full moon.-9th Last quarter-16th New moon-23rd First quarter-80th APRIL. Full moon-7 h Last qurrier-IB'.h New moon-22nd FirBt quarter-29th MAY. Full moon-7th ia Last quarter-14tb New moon-21»t . First quarter-29th .JUNE. Full moon-5th Last quarter-12th New moon-19ih First quarter-28th JULY. Full moon-6th Last quarter-11th New moon-19th First quarter-27th AUGUST. Full moon-3rd Last quarter-10th New inoon-18th First quarter-26th SEPTEMBER. Full moon-let ? ? ? ' I.set quarter-8th New moon-16th FirBt quarter-24th OCTOBER. Full moon-1st L ist quarter-8ih ' ; ? . New moon-16:h ? . ? - First quarter-24th Full moon-30th NOVEMBER. Laet quarter-7th * : ? "1 . Now moon-15th ' - . / ; First quarter-22nd. Full-moon-29th ? DECEMBER, ? ' Laa't quarter-7th ' New moon-14'.h . First quarter-21st Full moon-28th , Casualty list No 280, isBned by the D-ftnoB department oti Monday, oontained 916 names, of whioh deaths cambered 223 ond wounded 318j '