The Inglewood Advertiser
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1915.
Mr. R. E. Kennedy, of Marong, has
been appointed a justice of the peace for the Midland Bailiwick. Bishop Green, who has resigned the charge of the Ballarat Anglican diocese, was accorded a public farewell at Ballarat
on Tuesday night. Archbishop Clarke presided over a crowded attendance, all denominations being represented. Bishop Green was presented with a purse con-
taining 450 sovereigns. Mrs. Green had previously been presented with a purse of 200 sovereigns by the ladies.
Corporal A. Gillespie and Privates L. Nixon and M. Dewhurst, of Inglewood, who are in training at Seymour, have been transferred to the motor transport corps. All three being skilled mechanics, their usefulness in this sphere should be undoubted.
Mr. J. R. Scholes, of Bridgewater, who
is receiving donations of money to be converted into tobacco for the soldiers, reports the receipt of the following:—Miss White, 2s 6d; Friend, 2s; Mrs. J. R. Scholes, 2s; Mr. E Burge. 1s; Mrs. W. Hughes, 1s; Mrs. Deslandes, 1s; Mrs. Stagg, 1s; Miss D. Manthorpe, 1s; Mrs. W. Palmer, 1s; total, 12s 6d.
The most successful fishing season on record is at present being experienced on the Murray. Large consignments of Murray cod of immense weight, bream, perch and cat fish are being sent to the metropolis daily from Swan Hill and other stations on the Piangil extensions. The Murray, Wakool and Edwards rivers, Merrin, and other creeks and lakes are apparently teeming with fish. A fisher- man on Friday landed 212 lbs. of the best fish in two hours in one of the district streams. Fishing boats propelled by motor power have now made their ap- pearance on the Murray at Piangil, and one of them tows the owner's houseboat from place to place. Another boat is fitted with paddles and propelled by hand
An accident, fortunately not attended with serious consequences, occurred on Tuesday to Mr. G. Gook when driving down Brooke street, a wheel of his cart suddenly coming off and letting the vehicle down on the roadway with a solid bump. Mr. Gook keeping his balance, and the horse being a quiet one, the position was remedied without mishap.
A collison between a cart driven by Mr. W. G. Leigh and a cyclist, Master E. Appleby, at the Pelican Hotel crossing in Brooke Lane on Saturday resulted some- what unfortunately for the latter, his foot being hurt and his cycle damaged in the
The secretary of the Inglewood Hospital (Mr. W. F. Tatchell) acknowledges with thanks the receipt; of the following : — L9 7s 2d from Bank of Victoria Endow- ment fund (L77 12s, 3 years at 4 per cent) ; L4 19s 9d from in?patients ; L1 3s 9d from out-patients ; 6 "Weekly Times" from Miss Southey.
The Digger Brand Jam Factory as its last half yearly shareholders meeting dis- closed a very happy state of affairs as existing between the company and the numerous consumers of its products, a record turnover and record profit having been earned during the term under review. This is one of the few successful manufac- turing industries established in Country centres, and the success achieved has been undoubtedly due to the unequalled quality of the jams, canned fruits, and sauces manufactured by this enterprising Co operative Company. None but the best and freshest fruits are used and the process of preserving is carried out under the most hygienic conditions, and both these factors combined produce the excellent results. The public can always rely on jams, sauces and canned fruits bearing the "Digger Brand."
The Trustees Executors and Agency Company Limited, of No. 412 Collins street, Melbourne, is app ying with Mrs. Jane Smith for probate of the will of the late Alexander Smith, of "Coilsfield," York Street, Moonee Ponds, stock and station agent (a member of the firm of Pearson, Rowe, Smith and Co., of 416 Bourke street, Melbourne, Stock and station Agents) who died on 21st June, 1915. The estate is valued for probate at £101,078 19s, consisting of real estate, £50,059 17s 7d and personalty, £51,019 1s 5d, which is left to his wife and relatives.
The Modern Picture Co., which visited Inglewood on Wednesday, showed to a fair house. The programme presented was a good one, and the entertainment met with general favor.
A meeting of the friends of Mr J. Hut- chinson will be held at Mr F. Morse's, Kurting, to morrow evening to arrange for a farewell to him on his approaching de- parture from Kurting.
The Rev A. L. G. Ash will deliver his farewell addresses at the Inglewood, Pow- lett and Serpentine Presbyterian churches on Sunday next.
On going to press we learned that Private A. G. Shepherd will return home by the midday train tomorrow. He will be entertained at a public reception at the Town Hall on Monday evening. All interested are invited to attend.