Albury Banner And Wodonga Express in Albury, New-South-Wales
5 Apr 1907

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5 Apr 1907

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Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (Newspaper) - April 05, 1907, Albury, New South WalesGentlemen the afternoon whilst a Fri Ember of dining people sojourned to the manse grounds where the annual picnic in with the presbyterian Church was held. ? a ? right merry Day was by t there by old and Yozing alike. The sunday teachers with mrs. A. J. Garter at. Their head did All in their to wet to entertain and amuse the Chil Dren and their friends after picnic Fash Iphy Ltd Ganies sports Etc. A number 6f handsome prize books were also handed out to the successful scholars. To la Axon. From a correspondent progressive league. A a meeting of the above was held on Satti Day last at the Hall. There were k pop in messes. W. Owen in the or air Morid a. Lobban w. Petersen d. Richa Mson. Maxwell o. Waite b. Willians w. Broome r. Drummond j. Bill Wood m. Jeffcott sen arid Yaj. W. Waite Secretary Fine minutes or the last sleet Fig were read arid confirmed. The chair Han explained that he had sent a letter to the Hume Shire Council explaining what had ,. Been done in connection with the Road through the Hawks 1 View estate and asking that body to Puli matters in getting the Road permanently surveyed. Also As desired by the Public works department plans and All information concerning this Road Lias been supplied the following gentlemen wot6 elected a committee to carry out the proposed Ball Pii the anniversary of ? tire league a messes. Maxwell Drumri Mohd Jeffcott Petersen Ellwood Owen and the. Secretary. The notice of motion by or. Owen that the government be urged to bring in a Bill for compulsory wire netting All lands in the Rabbit infected districts As the Best and surest Means of coping with the pest the government to Supply the netting and to allow extended terms of re payment was dea.1v with. After a Deal of discussion an amendment by or. Jeffcott sen., that the compulsory clause be struck out and the government be asked to Supply wire netting at the lowest possible Cost and to give extended terms of re payment to those who Are unable to pay Cash was carried. The chairman and Secretary who were deputed to collect for fencing in the Dalgarno cemetery reported that they were receiving favourable pro Mises Toi Ard this Fence. After other re utile business the meeting closed. ? -. Mechanics Institute. I meeting of the mechanics subs Cri Brj was held on saturday last or. John. Id Ummond in the chair the minutes of the last meeting which was held two years ago were read and confirmed. The report and balance Sheet was then de a Good balance was shown some �40 being to the credit of the institution. The election of officers. For the in being teem resulted in or. A Drummond being elected president w. Petersen. Secretary a messes. Connors and Ellwood vice presidents a. Richardson o. Waite a Broome and w. Owen and others committee1. Or. Petersen pointed out that the piano was in a very bad state and should be repaired. A left to. The Secretary to make the Best arrangement with the repairer. The affairs of this Institute has got Down to freezing Point and for Why it is hard to find a reason. The Library is Large and to Ere Are books to suit All tastes arid Ages of the Best and latest authors. The subscription is Small and surely ? the residents can pay 2/6 quarterly if Only to have some say in the management of their Institute. Let us Hope that the residents of Tal Garno will rally around their energetic Bec rembary or. Petersen and where there Are now Only about seven paying Mem Bers in a Short time there will be 50 or Cox a vote of thanks to the chairman and Secretary brought the meeting to a close. ?. General. The Dalgarno Bethanna and Wagram Rifle clubs intend holding a Ball on about 26th april. At Dalgarno. The grass in the District is getting very scarce. What with the dry season and rabbits the ground looks quite Bare. A Good Deal of wire netting sgt ins lip around. Hero. Or. Jeffcott sen and or. Jeffcott. Jun and or. A. Vincent Are All re fencing and wire netting. Tallangatta. From our own correspondent tuesday april 2. Two More deaths have oco urfred lately in our Vicinity namely mrs. Buchanan of Tallangatta station whose demise took place last Friday morning Early. Her funeral took place on sunday the remains being followed by a very Largo concourse of people. The second person being or. Schultz of George s Creek. His remains were interred in the local cemetery and were followed by a Largo the Tallangatta excursion train to Rutherglen was packed to its fullest and a most enjoyable Day was spent. Tho visitors were Well treated by the Ruther i Glen its and express their wish to have Suchan Outing every month. The weather is keeping very dry and. Will prove disastrous to landowners if a change does not take place shortly. J the sports in connection with the local Odd fellow s Lodge were held to Day. The weather1 was Beautiful. And the Atteridg Arief tip to tha local \ band. 7 played selections during the evening. A. Dance took place in the athenaeum at night and was Well attended. The Fol lowing Are the details a Sheffield Handicap. A Jas. Kelly 1, h. Bloomfield 2. A Sutherland 3. Two mile bicycle w. Hawley 1, w. Matthews 2, b. Butler 3. Friendly societies Handicap. A v. J. , we. Ried 2, n. D bring 3. Half mile bicycle w. Hawley i,1 . 2, e. Butler. 3. Wood chopping contest p. Camp Bell 1, Cyrus Woods 2, w. Ido Man 3.fifteen competitors. Won easily. J Hunter s contest a j m Donald s Kil Larthey 1, s Maefrie girl 2. Throwing at r Osmotherly 1. L. Jyh Ristine 2. Pony Juri Vilig contest. A Bartell s rattling Jack 1, h. H. Pearce s Dawn 2. Old buffers James Cross 1, w. Rapsey 2/ boys race under 14 years. A Ivor by ring 1, f. Bruton 2. a. Bruton and g. Ross 1, j. Kelly and a. T. Williams .2. Successor to or. J. Sinclair Tayler a do Antist Fitzma uce a refit Ragga. Or. A fillip d. Smith representing will visit a Tumba Rumba. Gan main. Lockhart. A. V Targ feta. .-.--. Nara Dera. From our own correspondent wednesday april 3. The easter attractions around Naran Dera Avert a Hospital Benefit race meeting at Moru Ndah arid picnic sports at Sandigo. Both Werb. Well patronised by the Naran Dera Folk. The Only event locally was the footballers social and supper which was a Success Between 80 and 90 couples being present and the club is to be complimented for the Way it was car ried out. ? the Newtown metropolitan team of cricketers and footballers arrived yesterday and were met at the station by the presi Dent and officials of the Narrandera foot Ball club. They started their Cricket match yesterday afternoon Newtown Bat Ting first and they were All dismissed for j the total of 77 runs. Narrandera then started to Bat and at the drawing of Stu reps the score Vas 5 wickets for 160, ? or. Bullivant s score being 76 not out. The Cricket match will be continued this morning and finish at 1 o clock. The. Football snatch starts at 3.30 this after i noon a Good exhibition of the australian j game a promised As Narrandera is putting a Strong cont nation in the Field and As Newtown Defeated Ragga on monday by j 7.6 to 1.3, a Good struggle is anticipated. The weather still continues dry and rain i is badly wanted Milaca. From our Jpn correspondent on thursday last the opening of the new state school took place on the grounds. F the parents and children assembled in Large numbers and a very pleasant and enjoyable afternoon was spent. Games racesetc., were indulged in by the children whilst refreshments were sup plied in abundance by the parents. The chairman of the Board of adyice3 or. C. C. M Allice in a very neat speech declared the school opened and complimented the parents and. Children on having such an up to Date and splendid school in their midst. School Avill resume in the new building s after the easter holidays. The Milaca co operative Dairy co. Held their 16th annual meeting of shareholders on saturday last in the Milaca Library Hall when there was Sparge t attendance. The half yearly balance Sheet and auditors report were received and adopted and showed the company s affairs to be in a very flourishing and satisfactory condition. For the six months embraced the Quan Tity of. Milk purchased totalled 1,823,259 Gallons for which �29,781 was paid equal to about �5000 per month. The amount of butter produced from same. Was 361 j tons a cwt. 2qrs., in excess of any previous record by nine tons. The average Price paid for milk was 3.92d per gallon. The election of two directors caused a consid Erable amount of interest the two retiring directors messes. Wolstenholme and Gibb being opposed by or. E. Cook. The result of the ballot was a or. J. Wosten Houne 235 votes or. R. Cook 192 or. J. T. Gibb 191. Mount Ida. From our own correspondent the annual sports and Ball in Aid. Of the District Hall fund took place on Fri Day 22rid ult and proved a most successful affair both from a financial Point of View and the pleasure seeker s Point of View. The Day was All that could be desired and a Good Many were Presentat the sports though probably not As Many As last year. The following Are the winners of several events a open Hack race of. M Konnis Kruger 1, a m Inness Dawn 2. Mount Ida Handicap Footracer p. Brown 1, w. Dean 2. Rope quoits a. And w. Dean divided. Bicycle race c. Creswick 1, p. Dun 2. Second Hack race cd. M lines s Dawn 1, j. Driver s Gosper 2. Stepping con test a w. Hill Tilting at the ring l. B. Whitehead and j. Dale divided. Handicap Trot h. J. M Innes s a Heirod 1,. H. J. Jolt Stone is leap year 2. Guess ing competitions Thos. Bassett. And a Esler divided. The attendance at the Ball was hot As Large As usual but All present spent a Uriost enjoyable evening. Beranga common. At a local land Board held at Bethanna presided Over by or. W. T. Morris re Lieving land officer for the District the question of the abolition of the Berringa common with a a new to letting it under a grazing License was considered at various time s attempts Haare been made j have the common abolished but tip to the i present the movement has not succeeded i though the area of the common has been i considerably reduced 60 blocks running from 10 to 20 acres and six blocks Avera Ging 170 acres having been selected. The diminished area is about 4000 acres. Seve j ral witnesses gave evidence to the effect i that the towing Shire Council had resigned the. Management of the common because the Rabbit inspector had threatened to j take proceedings against the municipality that a committee of management of five local re scents had been nominated to succeed the Council that the Back portion of the common was teeming with rabbits and that the Rabbit infested portion should be made available for selection in blocks from 200 acres to 300 acres. The land officer said that in the interests of mining selection would not be allowed but a grazing License would be granted to the newly appointed committee of management for about 1750 acres South of a line from Pearce s to the North Boundary of. J. Trewella s Block at a rental of 2d ? per acre with right to Fence the North Boun Dary tenders to be invited to Graze the Balai Iee of the common for 14 months from May 1, in six blocks from 450 acres to 650 acres each with right to Fence. Devi Bird of Geyton. Most people who have visited the in land of Ceylon and penetrated into its Jungle fastnesses have heard the cry of the Devil Bird. This Awe in aspirin a Spund resembles nothing so much As the scream of a human being undergoing the most terrible torture. Naturalists have identified it with the Brown Wood owl found in Hindustan. But the Devil Bird or ulama As the Cin Galese Call it is an elusive a ? 1 1 t i ii 1 creature Ana no one Nas Naa tue Good Fortune to kill or catch a specimen. The Cin Galese a naturally a superstitious race a regard the cry of this Bird with the utmost horror they believe that its Cream heard at night presages the most dire misfortune and they Are in the habit of offering sacrifices to Avert the approaching disaster. Or. Milford of the Ceylon civil service studied the tvs tortious of Bird with great interest. Its Ordinary note he writes is a magnificent Clear shout like that of a human being which can be heard at a great Dis Tance arid has a Fine effect in the silence of the closing night. But the sounds which earned for it its. Bad name and which i have heard but once to Perfec Tion Are indescribable the most Appal Ling that can be imagined and scarcely to be heard without shuddering. I can Only compare it to a boy in torture whose screams Are being stopped by being strangled. Michael j. Maloney employed at War Willah station was found dead on the Road four Miles from Booro Orban on tuesday morning. It is surmised that he was thrown from his horse when re turning from the boor Oban easter sports and dance on monday night. Or John , the great ame rican capitalist has made a valuable gift to Tho town of Cleveland in Ohio where he has spent a Large portion of his life. For the purpose of a Public Park or. Rokefeller has presented the town with the estate. And House at Foresthill the. Value of. Wifi in Sei if Wii at -. £40000 Wodon a. From our own correspondent the tender of j. Saunders at �239/11/8, Haa been accepted for supplying and spreading 500 Yards of gravel on the al Bury Road. The other tenders were t. Gilligan �241/13/ and t. Parnaby �27o. Ascent Bried by me some time ago the Shire Council has decided to have some of our streets planted with Trees a a very commendable idea without doubt. The local . Regard the decision with plea sure and at last. Meeting of the Council the Secretary of the former body or. J. Lambourn congratulated the Council. Or. Lambourn also requested the Council to endeavour to preserve e All Green Timber on ? the roads. Dredging in the Valley of the Gou Burti. From our own correspondent on tuesday March 26th, the sludge abatement Board held a court of inquiry in Tho Shire Hall at Seymour to take Evi Dence with reference to applications which had been made,.for 16 leases for dredging in the Valley of the Goulburn covering 3330 acres of ground. A Strong association has been formed to oppose the probable pollution of the water of the River which would result from the Avor Kings on these leases. This is supported by the various water trusts and Shires and landholders interested. Hitherto mining has been confined to the upper part of the Goulburn Valley arid although sludge has been Dis charged into the River from the different claims in Defiance of the conditions imposed in the mining leases the pollution of the Avater has not yet reached Seymour As far As appearances go. The association is most anxious that no leases should be ? allowed to Issue Over ground Belyav Jamie son and it protests against any More Lea ses being granted until the mines depart ment is prepared to oblige the lessees to carry out the conditions imposed upon them. The members of the sludge Abate ment Board present were the chairman or. Coane and messes. Murray and sell ars the Secretary or. Goodenough and inspector of dredges or. Bremner Avert also present. Amongst those Avaio Avert present to give evidence Avert messes. Howard president Seymour Shire Council and Kelly Engi neerfail4 president Shepparton Shire and Nugent Secretary amp Moo Roop am Gregor Trostl Vaite and. Robt. Reid members of the Kieva Valley anti dredging league Avaio had been invited to attend by the president of the Goulburn Valley association or. Fair. Evidence had been considerable Cost re. The claims now Avo King on the upper ? Goulburn and its branches and. Samples of the Avater discharged at the outlets of these claims in them or and streams Avrich Avert affected had been taken by messed. Kelly c.e., and Camp and sent to an expert for analysis. These gentlemen stated that the report returned by the analyst gave 460 grains per Gal. 73% grains per gallon and. In one Case As Inch As 80 per cent of foreign matter As being obtained from the samples Analysed. The chairman or. Coane refused to Alloa the representatives of the Kieva Valley league to give their Ean Clence. He made this decision after or. Trostl Vaite had been sworn and had taken his seat at the table and had actually begun his statement of what he had seen As the results of dredging in the ovens Valley. The chairman refused to l hear further on the excuse that it a Bull be unfair to the mine managers of that District to hear evidence with ? regard tothe work going on there Valieri they Avert not present to reply to it. This extra Ordinary conduct avas resented by the members of the Goulburn payer Assoc a i Tion. There Are no dredges at Kavork on their River and Haa ing the support of the Kie avar Valley league al Rich has obtained full information As to the results from. Their working the attendance of these two gentlemen had been secured As Avit Valley anti dredging league from our own correspondent the president of this league or. Macdona of Gundo airing has called a. Meeting of the members of the league and All Avo Are interested in the question of dredging in the Kieva Valley. It is to be held at Kiowa on. Saturday april. 13th at 1 . The treasurer and Secre tary and also the delegates to the ovens Valley and to Seymour Avill make their reports and the future proceedings of the league Avill be discussed. The petition against dredging in this Valley avas for. Awarded to the minister of mines through or. Craa in m.l.a., and the Secretary Hay received an acknowledgement from the Secretary for mines Avith a Promise that it Avill receive due consideration. There ? Avert 120 names to the petition. The membership Roll of this league is steadily groaning. It contains now 64 names. Captain living the eight year old son of or. E. R. Living manager of the Bank of new South Wales at Wangaratta ranges on Mondy by being struck with a rolling Rock died on monday evening. Or. G. Morley Wade late of Sydney dentist Henty . Has my e his Solomon s old1 by rom a h e Nof y. _. Germanton and cult in. Vi6i$#i regularity

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