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Eildon [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
At theirecent.Cricket:Club ball the following presentations were made: -- Batting trophy, G. Deas, presented by . Gordon McKay ; bowling trophy, F. Donald, pre sented.by W. Woore ; the Harold Richardson trophy for fielding, Gordon McKay, presented by Mr. Anthonsen; most improved player, Ray.Donald,.presented by S. Savage;, best club man,;. . Burness,.presented by H. Shoe smith. The ball proved most enjoy able. Miss Jean Deas, of Thorn ton, was:proclaimed Belle of the Ball, and Mrs. Grix and Reg Robb secured: the prizes for:the, monte carlo dance. Miss Jean Deas and partner obtained the prizes for the spot waltz.
Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
We regret to announce the death of a well known and old identity of Merton,' in the person of Johr-William Kubeil, who pas sed away at Melbourne recently at the age of 84 years. Al though the deceased ;had been in ill health for some time his de mise came as a great shock to his widow, family and relatives. The deceased was the son of the late John and Helnor Kubeil, of Germany,rwho came to Australia in the early days, and settled at Geelong where the deceased was born and educated. As a young man he came with his parents from Geelong to Strathbogie where they were` engaged in farming pursuits, He married Miss Maria Burge, of Gobur. and, there were two ;children of .the union. Over 4Q years ago he took up residence at Merton, and car ried on as a farmer.. He took an active part in affairs concerning the district, and was an active membe: :in all things pertaining to the town and district, andwas Secretary of the Merton '!Rifle: Club Committee,'!Merton Ama-, teur Turf Club, and for m...
ALEXANDRA POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
ALEJXAND POLICE COURT., Thursday, June 1. Before Mr. Catlow, 1s M., and Dr. Rawson and Mr. Chapman, J'sP. Sen.con. Frietag. v. Reginald William Hemburrow, of Brighton, charged with offensive behaviour. It was alleged that defendant was causing a 'public 'nuisance (blowing the horn of a motor car. consistently for over an hour out side Commercial Hotel, Alexan dra..-Sentenced to 14 days' im prisonment. Philip R. Corboy,failing to re new licence for carrying out elec trical work. - Finied.ls, with £6 11s costs. (The licence costs 2s 6). Kenneth Walter Jones-and Stanley Davies, or North Carlton, were each fined £10,!or a months' imprisonment; also £5 each com pernsation for wilful damage' to latrines at Snobs Creek, the prop erty of Forestry., CommiSslon. First-con. Collis gave eii'leiid., For riding a bicycle wiihou$ ? light; James Ernest Bonise na. as fined £3, in default 7 days'.im prisonment. First-con. Collis gave evidence. - E, F.. Taylor, charged. with driving a motor car'in a d...
Church of England Ball [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
Chnrch of England Ball "A grand ball, and a very enjoy able function," is the opinion ex pressed by all who attended the annual Church of England ball at the. Shire Hall, Alexandra, on Friday night last. There was a good attendanice including repre sentatives from Marysville, Tag gerty, Thornton, and Buxton districts, as well as a splendid lo cal attendance. The hall was nicely decorated and a tip top floor was in evi dence. Johnny Graydon and his Rythm Boys (Melb.) supplied the music for the dancing, and Mr. ?I Dibbens - officiated as M.C. Mr. W. Dundas provided. the music for the extras. A beautiful supper was arrang ed by the G.F.S., and the service to patrons was splendid.: Rev: S. Taylor extended thanks to'all who had assisted with the ball andthe people for their at tendance.
MAROONDAH HIGHWAY LEAGUE LAST SATURDAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
IMAROONDAII HiIGII1V AY LEAGUE LAST SATURDAY'S MATCHES. Tolmie defeated Thornton by 3 goals. Bonnie Doon d. Merton. Alexandra Seconds Outclasses Mansfield Seconds, at Alexandra. Inclement weather marred the .big clash between Alexandra. and Mansfield last Saturday. Ob viously outclassed from the start, Mansfield could find no counter to the more direct and solid -foot ball of, Alexandra. The first- qnarter was vigor ouslyplayed by both teams, but Alexandra was much. better equipped with big men in Ellis and Andrews who uised their weight to advantage While Alexandra's forwards attacked consistently to score 4 goals 1 point.Mansfleld at the end of the first quarter had not scored. The second term was Mans field's best. They gained the up per hand and kicked three goals straight. It looked as though they would make a ,match of it, but Alexandra was getting great drive.front the rucks and centre line through the agency of Cook son and Bonsema, soon added 1-6, At the end of the quarter ...
SALEYARDS PROJECT. DISCUSSED BY PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
SALEYARDS PROJECT. DISCUSSED BY PUBLIC MEETING. A public meeting was held at the Shire Hall last week, the attendance including stock owners and represen tatives of various auctioneering firms. Cr. Davy (Shire President) occupied the chair,, and explained the purpose of the meeting-to consider the estab lishment of new salcyards at Alexan dra. He explained that the shire coun. cil had acquired land from Mr. Peters, for a sum of '11850. He also read a letter from two stock owners regard ing the present salcyards, and urging work to be done on same. The letter had been received by the council, and it was decided to draw up estimates and to. call a public meeting. It had been decided. to purchase about -10'/. acres of land, at £1850. To erect new yards would cost -approximately £It?,000. Ways and means had to be found to find the money to pay for them. He pointed out that the meet ing could discuss the project, and the outcome of such discussion may be the means 'of something tangible ...
Yarck Red Cross March Appeal. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
Yarek Red Cross March Appeal. The following donations have been received :-- Cr. Jones £5, J. H. Sutherland £3. J. D. Wright, Cr. Almond, A. Aldous, £2, Gs, each. R. and Mrs. Hay, J.. and , C..lVcGuigan, L. McCuigan £2 each. D. Shaw, E. Embling, J. Wright Jun., W. McMuigan, J. 1E. Elliott, D. G. McPherson, I. H. Black burn, G. Raws, O.. Syme, A. Seaton, £1 is each. T. Fox, E. McPherson, R. Fox, E. Burge, Mrs. Mintern, H. ,Kubiel, R. Powell, Cr. Davy, Mrs. Nicholson £1 each. Mrs. Li. Burge 15s. R. Hall, Jas. Fox 10s 6d each. J. Mcintyre, F. Suelllng, W. Cumming, F. Marden, K. Ed wards, Mrs. Warry, Mrs. J.1 McPherson, . Mrs. , J.ý . Ridd, Mrs. M. Smith, H. Simmons, H. Tennant, K. Fox, Eric Fox, T. Halligan, Miss Simpson, Mrs. A. Blakeney, Mrs. C. Cumming, I. Aldous,M?rs. Davy, J. Fox, Mrs W. Scald, P. Swanton, Mrs. W' Free, Jun., 10s each. McTier 7s 6d. A. Warren, J. Spencer '6s. W. Hurrey, W. Brook, Mrs. F. Darmody, Mrs. Reilly, W. Bounds, R. Roberts, C. Welch, J. Halligan, Miss Tait...
"MISS KIA ORA 1950." [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
Y"M' ISS KIA ORA 1950." Most country centres to be visited by Kla Ora "Sports Parade" and all-, star :variety this year have reported 100 ipesr cqnt. enthusiasm in connection with ,the country "Miss Kia Ora" quest for 1950, which will be one of the features of the show. The method of selecting "Miss Kia Ora" is a most fair one, i.e., by a per centage:popularity vote. Patrons at the Alexandra edition of "Sports Pa rade" will be itivited to register a vote for their preference, on the back of their ticket butt, at the interval. Of the six:girls competing, the one who rogisters .the greatest percentage of votes will be declared the local win ner at the conclusion of the show. Counting will take place between the interval and "The King.' Each competitor for the country "Miss Kia Ora" of 1950 may wear what she likes-evening gown, occa sional frock, sports wear or bathing costume. However, it is stressed that "Miss Kia Ora" is not a beauty con test, but a popularity quest. Each girl will ...
BASKET BALL FIXTURES FOR 1950. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
E BASKET BALL FIXTURES FOR 1950. June 10.-Methodists v. Factory, at park; P.G.F. v. G.F.S., at "school. June 19.-P.G.F. v. Factory, at the park; Methodists v. G.1'.S., at school. June 24.-P.G.F. v. Methodists, at park; G.F.S. v. Factory, at school. July 1.-Factory v. Methodists, at school; G.F.S. P. P.G.F.,' at park. The first named team will be con sidered home team, and will provide umpire. All players must wear proper uiforms. Play will commence at 1.30
Coming of Age [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
Comning of Age A splendid treat was accorded the many friends of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Gorman at their home, "Cathcart," to honor the cominig of age of their eldest son, Robert. ,Cr. Edwards officia ted as chairman. The loyal toast being honored, the toast of the guestswas proposed by the chair man, and ably supported by Mes-' srs. R E. Payne, W. Hemphill and P. Reviere. Twenty one candles were ignited by Robert. They shone forth only to be. ex tinguished by him. He ably responded fothe toast. The chairman announced the engagement of Mr. Robert Gor man to Miss Jean Loftus. Good wishes were extended to .the .young couple.. - . - A vote of thanks was accorded to Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Gorman for the hospitality accorded:. A vote of thanks to the- chair man was carried in. the usual. way. An adjournment was made to the lounge room. Community singing and solos: by Mr. Reg Payne were'enjoyed by.all. Mrs. R. Payne.was :a capable, accom paniste. Supper being served, Auld Lang Syne was sung and a ...
ALEXANDRA DEFEAT SEYMOUR BY ONE POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
ALEXANDRA DEFEAT SEYMOUJI BY ONE POINT. The Alexandra team, accompanied by a good many supporters, visited Seymour on Saturday last.: The ground was in good order, but with rain threatening. Play opened with Seymour launching first attack, following -a free kick to. Grattan in the centre, and, after a behind had been forced; Cole marked' a'ihisskick from a team-mate and scored first goal. Alexandra went.forwai'd from the bounce and Jim Stillman's free kick was passed to J. Butler, and Alexandra's score was opened with a goal 'when L. Stillman marked in Tront. J. Butler agd1n forwaided, and smart ground play by'the ful forwarxd brought second goal. Seymoiis' coach; Smith, was doing good work in the ruck, and his long kick registered a behind. The visitors carried play to their end, where Bradley got the ball tp L. Stillman, for a behind. TheMVla roons' next attack was driven off- by Boote, who cleared well. After some congested play on the forward: line, Alexandra's coach added a maj...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
MITCHELL'S TAXI 7SVICE CAR FOrI IIEnr:L-D. Oi mTIGIaT Day Trips Arranged Car Available for Wedding Parties Dance Parties Catered For R-Car Meets Melbourne Bus Daily 'Phone Alexandra * The Sportsman's Dream! *-- STAR TWIN 500 cc. O.H.V. engine with twin Amal carburettors and special coamshaoft - spring frame - every refinement for the sporting rider. See it at 0 L. BATTERSBY- Local Agent Aerated.Water Mlanuufactutres, Graut St. Alexandra. Phone 169 Waratab Motor;Spirit. Trident Power Kerosene. Crystal Light'*? ing Kcroeenee. Lub?tcating and Spraylug Oils. Greases Dexco, ct d Pc Ri !tt l Jily. ) Diesel Fuel red Distillate , "t "ti ' ` .:r Best brands A s,W ines,, pirits. ALEXANDRA HOTEL, N" Jt.. M INMa I etY, P oprietor. Phone 14 S. P.- A WAGIE, GENERAL CARRIER Alexandra, Thornton ano SEikdonl Weir Passengers, Parcels and Goode STAN CADGE, CARRIER. C.O.R. DEPOT. Webetor.Bctrot, Alexandra,'Phone kNo 117 "W. A. BOUNDS, Large Assortment of guaran teed Tobacco Pouches, Pipes, Cig..Cases, ...
ALEXANDRA STANDARD PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
ALEXANDRA STANDARD PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. Basket Ball - Presbyterian and Methodists a draw, 19 games each. GFS d.. Factory, 29.19. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Robinson, of Thornton, celebrated their sil ver wedding anniversary last Saturday. They received many messages of congratulations. SThe engagement is announced of Catherine Patriuia, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Allison, Bon Street; Alexandra, td Edgar William.(Ted), only son of the late,Mr. and Mrs. A. I(eim niett, Cheltenham, Gloucester shire, England.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
The Star 'Shaw ole91949 BRIGHTER & MORE DAZLENG IN 950. Alexandra Football Club PRESENTS KllAORA SPORTS PARADE ON TOUR Shire Hall, Alexandra THURSDAY, JUNE 15th. Highlights Include: TED MULLER, Pianist and Accordeonist. THE CRAZY GANG TONI LAMOND OUTSTANDING. NOVELTIES FROM PAUL JEACLE MAHOMED . ISHAK, Famous:Indian Mystic HYSTERICAL MOMENTS. with MAX REDDY AND STELLA LAMOND RON CLEGG, 1949 Brownlow,- Medallist, Interviews Alexandra Capt.-Coach, JIM BRADLEY Novelties Quiz • Football Drama. And MISS KIA-ORA 1950 Contestants for above are: Misses Norma Butler, Betty Jones, Audrey Morris, Nancy Norris, Shirley Sims, Joan Docking. Proceeds to Alexandra Football Club iDOUGLAS. ELLIOTT, Compere. 'Diii't Miss This-GreatestOS Al Shows . . ..-+ ..... . . .. .-._ _ _ ·. 2, .- . . . . .. * For Sale, Stanley Walker Cane ` Rod.' Also Crouch Reel, as new. Apply this Ofice. CHURCH SERVICES CHURCH OF ENGLAND Alexandra 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Marysville 11, Taggerty 2, Ka numbra 3.45. - Rev. S. T...
ALEXANDRA AND DISTRICT AMBULANCE SERVICE FEES [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton, Taggerty and Acheron Express — 9 June 1950
ALEXANI)IRA AND DISTRICT AMBULANCE SERVICE FEES Membership Fee is 10/- per year 1st April until 31st March-which en titles member, his wife, and children up to the age of.16 years free use of Ambulance within a 20-mile radius of the Depot; beyond 20 miles, 9d. per mile, and 4d. per mile for each addi tional patient. Members joining after 1st June (this year 1st July) must wait six weeks before obtaining membership benefits. DO NOT DE LAY-JOIN NOW! Non-members' Rates are 1/6 per mile travelled by Ambulance, 9d. per mile each additional patient. Mini mum charge, 12/6 within the town boundary. Waiting Charges.-One hour tree, thereafter 4/- per hour or part there of. Charges for transport to or from Melbourne Hospitals: Members, ap proximately £4/15/-; non-members, approximately 12/5/-. To obtain use of Ambulance, just ask for Ambulance Control. 'Phone 104. W. CROSBIE, Secretary;