Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (Newspaper) - September 27, 1907, Albury, New South Wales£2 when no election took place but it was overruled. Polling Booths were arranged to be at Temora Wal Lundry Springdale and . September 28th was fixed As nomination Day and october 5th As polling Day. Nominations Are to be in hands of the returning officer one Day previous to september 28th. The clerk was instructed to communicate with the railway commissioners re the promised sidings at sprule s Lagoon and at Linton and also to compile a list of the names of All persons entitled to vote at Shire elections. The Engineer was also instructed to make a Survey of five acres of land at Beaconsfield for water Supply purposes. The president mentioned the fact that the new Shire roller which had Cost. £79, had arrived. There Are several aspirants for the vacant seat in the Council including messes Mallinson a. Bushell d. Murphy and ? or. G. G. Lucas has been requisitioned to stand. A meeting of the Hospital committee was held on wednesday evening last. There was a Good attendance. Or. Ness moved that a Hearty vote of thanks be accorded to the Secretary and treasurer of the late Hospital Ball messes. P. F. Meagher and w. Nixon for their spleen -. Did services in connection with the institution. They Botn ? responded in suitable terms. The health department wrote stating that the first plans submitted for he new building were unsuitable but the subsequent plan sent was approved of. This was passed on to the building com Mittee. The receipt of �3 was acknowledged from or n. French Queensland in payment for treatment at the Hospital some time ago. The Ariah tar a and Sebastopol football clubs also donated �4 11/, being Gate receipts of matches played in Aid of the Hospital. Or. Hopgood also donated 6 to the building fund. ? accounts amounting to �53/10 were passed for payment. The president mentioned that the new ambulance had been received at a Cost of �15. The Matron reported that 14 patients were admitted during the month of August three remaining in addition from the previous month. Six were discharged cured. There were seven deaths and four patients remained in on a exist 31st. Four out door patients were treated. The report added that several of the deaths took place a few hours after admission and were Hope less cases. The visiting committee re ported having found everything in a satisfactory ? condition during the month. A change took place in the weather this morning and Light rain fell during the Day. For the past week hot Veather with heavy dry winds has been experienced which has almost ruined Man of the wheat crops and unless we get a heavy fall shortly there is not much likelihood ? of a big wheat yield. Ragga Ragga. From our own correspondent ? tuesday. September 24. An unusual amount of sickness and general indisposition exists in this town at present no doubt due to the protracted dry weather. Influenza is by far the most prevalent there being scarcely a household in which some member has rot been Laid up with the complaint. A Ood fall of rain to Clear out the drains and purify the atmosphere would tend to greatly improve the general health of the Community. Me weather experienced Usu ing a last week is the hottest on record Here for the month of september. The Glass registered 95ideg. On saturday 90deg. M sunday and 95deg. Yesterday. Fortunately a decided change took place Dur ing last night and a Welcome rain set in this morning with the result that about 75 Points have already fallen and there seems fair prospects of More. The returns Froni All the different to a ing Booths in connection with the local option poll have now came to hand my comprise a for continuance 19, reduction 2, no License 8. This makes the totals for the Murrumbidgee continuance 3404, reduction 1144, no License 2227. The Rea son Why the result of the poll was so Long delayed was owing to the Man gain returns going astray. The people Inte rested in the liquor Trade were greatly perturbed at the thought that the last papers would not be recovered for the reason that it would moan a fresh ballot the result of which they anticipated would most Likely be to their detriment. There was a fair attendance last wednesday afternoon to witness a couple of bicycle Road races promoted by or. R. T. Moore the Massey Harris agent. The first event was Over a ten mile course from the Farmers Homo hotel to Forest Hill and Back. Oliero were 14 competitors. The first three to Arrivo at the win Ning Post were placed As follows a w. Camp jell 2min., 1 j. Redhead 4min., 2 l. Silver Hood 4tnin., 3. The second event was for youths of 16 Yoars or under Over a course of five Miles and was won by. J. M Lantosh with 1 minute Start j. Morton with 2 minutes came second and w. M Lantosh with .3 minutes was placed third. ?. His Honor Justice g. Simpson will open Tho Ragga circuit court to Morrow. Or. C. We Gall will act As Crown prosecutor. A very Small list of Cassis Sot Clown for hearing. The Coni Mitten which organised the Bazaar that was open during last show week in Aid of Tho Murrumbidgee turf club hold their final meeting at the school of arts last week. Thero were present a mesdames j. J. M Grath president in the chair f. C. Thomas j. Gormly j. C. Hawkins p. Kinsella treasurer. A. Bellair w. Darby a. J. M Alister p. J. M Alister misses Ste phen Walsh and Loughran lion. Sec. The main business was to receive the balance Sheet which was presented by the lion Secretary and unanimously adopt j de. The statement showed a credit a j Lance of �368/7, which was deemed very. Satisfactory considering that the spin Ning Jenny was not used and As there were so Many other diversions on at the same time As the Bazaar. The meeting terminated with a Hearty vote of thanks to the president and also to the energetic Secretary miss b. Loughran for their untiring efforts in connection with the work. Miss j. O Connor the local Secretary for the Sydney College of music reports that there Are a record number of entries for the music examinations which will be conducted Here shortly. The total is 116, out of which 82 will sit for the practical and 34 for the theoretical. Cornelius o pc Jefe an old Man of 73, died at the Public Hospital yesterday from injuries he received from falling into a fire at his hut where he used to live at tar Cutta. Uran Quinty. From our own correspondent tuesday. September 24. Athletic sports. A the genial Secretary and sports committee have every reason to be proud of the Success which attended their efforts at the meeting held last wednesday. The Day was All that could be desired the attendance Large the Suc Cess pronounced and the meeting highly enjoyable. The prettily situated recreation ground with its Lovely carpet of dresses worn by the ladies As they paced to and fro seemed to vie with the More Gaudy colors of the various pets for first honors. The Ragga citizens band under the Baton of or. E. Homman played excellent music throughout the Day which was highly appreciated. The following Are names of prize winners of the various events a local Handicap Morrow 1m Lyrin 2 a goo d race. Local bicycle Handicap a Campbell 1, Bruce -2. High jump Handicap. A a special feature in this event was the masterly jumping of or. P. Webber jun., who cleared the bar up to .5ft. 2in., like a veritable Orang Outing. On the bar going up a notch and As climbing was not Permis sible Webber had to be satisfied with second place first honors being divided be ing divided Between messes. W. Snodgrass and m Meekin. Open Handicap foot race Hart 1, Taylor 2, de groot 3 the Pace was Lively from the crack of the Pis Tol. Kicking football a g. Lugs Den 56 Yards. Boys race j. Burt. Girls race easily by m Meekin. Open bicycle one mile. A the Pace in this race was fast and furious from the Start at six furlongs the race rested Between Thornsby and Bruce at the 7-Furlong Post Bruce took the Lead and won easily. Hurdle race a w. Hurst 1 a. Hurst 2. Tilting at the ring won by b. Morrow. Stepping the chains b. Taber 22 Yards exactly. Mar ried men s race a won easily by e. Jack son. Driving Competition ladies a won by miss Stone an exciting contest. Ball. A the Ball held in the evening was not patronised As on previous occasions. Or. J. E. Taber had charge of the floor while messes. Aylett Bros. Ragga sup plied excellent music. Mesdames Nap Thali and Webber presided at the supper tables in a Graceful and masterly manner ably assisted by messes. J. Taylor mor Gan and Grady. I gather that the net result will pan out satisfactorily. Orange blossoms. A a Graceful wedding took place on the 11th inst. At the Resi Dence of the Bride s parents railway View the occasion being the marriage of miss Mary Winnell second daughter of or. J. Winnell one of the oldest pioneers of this District with or. E. Pratt of this town. The Rev. J. N. Ward officiated. The Bride was attired in a handsome White silk gown trimmed with lace insertion carrying a Lovely bouquet of Orange Blos soms the gift of the bridegroom. Miss Lelia Rudd Niece of the Bride acted As bridesmaid and or. Jos. Winnell Bro ther As Groom s Man. At a sumptuous breakfast after the ceremony the health of the Bride and bridegroom was proposed by the Rev. J. N. Ward in a neat speech and responded to by the bridegroom in a humorous Strain. The bridesmaid pro posed by bridegroom responded to by or. J. E. Taber. Midst a storm of Rice old boots Etc., and Good wishes ? the Happy couple boarded the mail Tram in route for the Metropolis where the honeymoon will be spent. The Bride was attired in a handsome travelling dress of Navy Blue. The presents were numerous and valuable. The annual Ball in Aid of the Ragga Hospital will take place next month and the annual Public school picnic takes place on 5th prox. Eighty Points of rain have fallen. Farmers Are quite jubilant. A Chance Premier Ault rm60l/agca Yacca. Do jets hatching. All 8ettbngs Rebo ced to 10s. 6d. All champions. Tindera. From our own correspondent tuesday september 24.we have had a few hot Days but there Are indications of a change. A slight Shower fell Here this morning but it wants a Good fall to do any Good. Crops Are looking Well. Steady rain is falling. It is hoped that it will last All Day. The Tindera band had a Long practice last night under or. H. Brumm preparing for the Henty show to Morrow. Our Shire clerk or. S. Mudge and his assistant or. B. Phillips have been hard at work getting out the assessment notices in order to collect the Shire rates. Or. Mudge expects to have them All is sued by the end of this month. We Are pleased to see or. Oatley the Shire Engineer has recovered from his re cent illness and Able to resume his duties again. Rain is at time of writing falling nicely and a pleasing smile is general. Farmers and settlers usual quarterly meeting of the Farmers and settlers Union was held in school of arts on saturday 21st inst., messes. C. A. Schmidt in the chair. Molkentin e. Grosse h. Scholz h. Schmidt p. C. Wagner a. Schmidt and the Secretary were present. Or. J. Molkentin moved that minutes As read be confirmed. A seconded. By or. H. Scholz and carried. Correspondence was read As follows a from daily news morning mail and Albury Banner accounts for advertising meetings Etc. A passed for pay ment. ? .?.? from Brierley and Brierley incorporated accountants forwarding circulars for order of account Book. Ror. J. Molkentin moved that correspondence be received. A seconded by or. A. Schmidt and carried. Subscriptions since last meeting a h. Scholz 5/, Adolf Schmidt 5/, a Fred Rick 6, c. A. Schmidt p. C. Wagner h. Scholz h. Schmidt a. Schmidt. E. Grosse j. Molkentin 1/ each trea surer acknowledged same. The chairman moved that the Secretary notify members when their subscriptions were seconded by or a. Schmidt and carried. Or. J. Molkentin moved that the Shire Council be asked to repair Gutter and the piece of Road in Lane in front of or. August Jensen son the Road leading to the lutheran Church. A seconded by or. H. Scholz and carried. Or. C. A. Schmidt moved that the Council also be asked to repair Gutter and about five chains of Road at Bartsch s Corner on the Bung Owanah mail route. A seconded by or. Alf. Schmidt and car ried. It was decided to meet again first Good Moon in december on a saturday. A. Hearty vote of thanks to the chair Man closed the meeting. Jerilderie. From our own correspondent on sunday evening last the local town band rendered a programme of sacred music in the Eastern Park. The Day was hot and Windy with plenty of dust blowing so not Many ventured out. A special meeting of the local Farmers and settlers Union is to be held Here on saturday to Morrow next. Amongst the business to be discussed is an application by or. Hosie for a special lease and to take Steps to oppose the application of the exons. Of the late sir s. Wilson Yanko to form the Algu Gerie water Trust make arrangements for the annual Ball and other business. \ ? ? ? the Mai Jimmy. Public school after being closed for some considerable tune has been re opened again a team Leer manned or. N Elliott from Sydney being sent ii to take charge. ?./. A ? ? ?. ? the Stock sales of messes. I\lacken2 in Bros., held Here last. Saturday were not very successful-1 there Werg plenty of Sellers but Lio buyers about 1000 head of sheep. Changed hands and about 100 head of cattle. There was no Sale for horses not one changing hands. At a meeting of the Hospital commit tee i on saturday last the. Matron s salary was increased to �70 i or annul the Rev. J. Dykes our Louril presbytery Iii minister is at present. Awny in Adelaide attending the australian general Assembly representing the Murrumbidgee presbytery. Shearing is nearing completion in this part of riverine. Already Many stations have already Cut out such As Coree Union Aurra Bulher Wah Colombo Plains woo Park Bendure Yaohong and others. Yanko is expected to finish. In the course of a week. The Wool in a number of instances is not up to the usual Standard being very Light. Or. H. J. F. Peters the new member for the Deniliquin electorate addressed a crowded meeting in the town Hallon thursday evening last returning thanks for his election. It is the intention of or Peters friends to tender him a smoke con. Cert social or something of the kind in about a month s time to Mark his entry into parliament. Or. Peters promises to be a very popular member and from All accounts a Good one. He is a journalist. After or. Peters returned thanks on. Thursday last a deputation waited on or. Peters in the Council Chambers representing the town Council Farmers Union and principal residents of the town and District asking him to use his influence in getting the Sun Namura holding resumed for closer settlement. The Extension of the railway to Tocumwal and Deniliquin was also brought under his notice. Or. Peters promised to do his utmost to have their wishes carried out. Grass is fast drying up about Here and in another month we will be without feed. The season s Outlook is very bad and ? people must now be prepared to face an other drought. Chaff is already rising in Price also bran. The Plains on the stations Are Bare and Many will have to. Feed Ere Long. Germanton. From our own correspondent tuesday september 24. After rather a Long spell of dry weather we have had a most Welcome downpour of rain to Day. The rain started in the Early hours with some heavy Thunder and be came More heavy As the Day progressed continuing up till Abri it 3 o clock in the afternoon when Abovitz 70 Points were registered. This fall will undoubtedly be of great assistance to both crops and grass As it will keep them going for a Good while longer and should we Eret. A of Vav More Fella of sort later on there is every Prospect of Tho season turning out fairly Well in this District. ? the result of the weight guessing at the re cent show was a,3 follows a for the Bullock which weighed 5071b., mrs. F. J. Gilford won first prize her guess being 5161b Jav Kichard was second guessing 5171b and f. Badewitz third with 5191b. For the sheep which weighed 641b, messes. T. Lamb m. Attenborough and d. M lean tied each having guessed the exact weight. I learn that miss 0. M Innes who has played the Organ in the presbyterian Church Here for some time was presented with a valuable present by the members of that Church on the approach of her wedding which is to take place Here to Morrow 25th inst. The presentation took place yesterday evening. Master Eric Bowler eldest son of or. J. J. ? Bowler of Annandale South met with a Nasty Accident yesterday. It appears that the lad who is rather a Good rider for his ? age was running in some horses when Tho horse which he was Riding turned rather sharply to follow others and ran the leg its rider against the Root of a fallen tree with the result that rather a severe wound was inflicted. He was brought into German ton and had several stitches put into his leg by or. Cameron. Several of the local residents intended to visit the Henty show but the Day being so wet they were prevented from doing so. Barn Wartha. From our own correspondent at the present time much anxiety 13 Felt by Farmers generally As to the prospects of the weather no rain having fallen Worth speaking of for some weeks past. Unless a Good downpour comes within the present fortnight it will be disastrous for the District. Another old resident of the District passed away on Friday last in the person of mrs. P. Nation relict of the late pvt a ? it ? j _. To i _ ? ? a _ ? a re ,. I drowns Fri miss. One was years of age. Her remains were interred in the barn Wartha cemetery. Or. J. H. Greenhill was the undertaker and the Rev. F. Grist read the burial service of the Church of England. On wednesday 25th inst., a fancy dross -1 Ball is to be held in the Public Hall. One item of interest to the Young people is a Waltzing Competition for a prize of �1. Influenza is prevalent at present but so far no serious complications have ensued amongst its victims As. In other years Urana. From our special correspondent othe country is in a deplorable state for the want of heavy rain. Many crops Are on the turn the Flao a being already scorched and the Outlook is very dismal. What is worse is that the settlers have no Hay toy any extent on hand and the shoo will Pinch them very hard this year especially the Homestead selectors and re cent ones during the last few years. Many of the Homestead selectors have gone shearing. To get Money As the out ipod is very bad to receive Money from the. S primary sources. From All accounts Thero Are More f Arnicus away shearing this year than Iii former years and that does not speak too Well. ? if rain does not come within Tho next week or two at latest the of will to no crops at. All. Just fancy the rainfall for the past eight months has Only Boon sin. It will be noted that this was written before the late de. . District news continued on Page 46.