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MRS. SOrOCK wishes to remind intending dorors of swetLs or suIar for Kiddies' Koncert in aid of Red Triangle to let her have them by Thursday 28th. PRi?asTATlo..-On Thursday last at hand practice the president (Mr. Marshall, on behalf of Mr6. Marshall, presented Mr. W. Stuchhery with a handsome gold medal for the best attendance at practice during last year. Mr. Stuchbery thanked the donor in a few well chosen words. The band is pulling itself together, and is expected to gut back to old form shortly. RpECAcIT?s.-A half-yearly meeting of Dawn of Hope Tent was held on Tuesday evening. The principal busi ness was the election of office-bearers for the ensuing term, which resulted as follows:-Chief Ruler, Bro. E. A. Osbourne; Deputy Ruler, Bro. J. Pat terson; P.C.R, Bro. D. Provan; secre tary, Bro E. Davis; treasurer, Bro. G. Fisher; Money Steward, Bro. R. Os bourne; Writing Steward, Bro. Thos. Taylor; Levite, Bro. Burville; Guard, IBro. A. Oshourne; auditors, Bros. J. and J. F. Wiltshire. As very few claims had been made for sick pay dur ing the year the funds showed a con siderable increase, and now totalled .2050. A good sum had been sub scribed to war loans. OrnTmAuB..-Mr. George Campbell, whose death was announced in our last issue, was one of our pioneer residents. who came from the old country in the ear.y days of colonisation, and-are now rapidly passing away. He was an en gine driver by profession, and was engaged by local shipping firms in the dumping of wool from the inception of the industry, and was considered an efficient and reliable workman. He pos sessed that sturdy independence which has come to be regarded the world over as a distinguishing trait in Aus tralian character. He followed public affairs with a close and intelligent in terest. and was a member of the An cient Order of Foresters for the long period of 61 years. He leaves a widow, and is survived by his elder brother, Mr. Andrew Campbell, and his sister, Mrs. Smith. Deceased was 82 years of age. The funeral took place on Friday, and was largely attended. CONDAr Saow.-The annual show of the Condah P. anl A. Society will be held on Wednesday next, and promises to be very successful. The day will be obseived vs a whole holiday by the shopkeepers of Portland, and the Citi zens' Band has been engaged for the show. SALE oF WOEAT.-Interviewed on Thursday regarding the rumored sale of a million tons of Australian wheat at 4/9 a bushel by the Prime Minister in London, the Minister of Agriculture inf New South Wales, Mr. Hughes sold this wheat three months ago to the British Food Commission at the pnce stated, and the Australian Wheat Board at its meeting on Monday con firmed the sale. Mr. Graham added : "Personally I consider we are doing well to get rid of it at the price. It is full of weevil." The Berlin Socialist Journal "Vor waerts" states that Germany's casual ties in the war to the end of October were as follow :-Killed, 1,580,000; wounded, 4,000,000; prisoners.490,000; fate unknown, 260,000; total,6,330,000. A disastrous outbreak of influenza has occurred at Samoa, demanding the immediate attention of the Common wealth. An outbreak has occurred on the Medic, which was recalled from New Zealand to Sydney with Austra lian troops. EIGHTEEN PENNYLIFE INSURANCF. For eighteenpence you can now insure yourself and family against any bad results from an attack of colic or diarrhoa Remredy. The medicine that has never been known to fail. Why not keep this remedy at hand? It in good for colic, diarrhres, dysentery an'I pains in the stomach. Sold everywhere. Oun HKgaos.-The following names appeared in the 443rd and 4 tith casu alty lists, issued on Thursday and Fri day evenings:-Wounded-Pte. A. J. Dawe, Port Farry, third occasion; Pte. H. Day, Wallacedale North; Pte A. McDonald, Hotspur. fourth occasion; Temp. Cum. Q M.S. W. Saunders, MM Condah; Pre W. J. Tait, Hcywood; Pte E. J. Barr, Lyons, second occasion BoATINo. -A welcome addition has been made to thel local fleet of sailing craft by the arrival of a boat from Mel bourne, to the order of Mr. A W. Row. The newcomer is 20ft. overall, with a beam of 7ft, and should prove to be a handy pleasure boat. Her ar rival compensutcs in a measure the departure of the late Mr. J. Huxley's yacht Idler, which has been purchased by a resident of Warrnambool. It is a pity this beautiful boat did not find a purchaser here.
I)NTIS'rr . -Mr. M. L. Thomas an nounces that he will visit Portland on Friday, December 6, and may be con sutltýl during tile afternoon at Mac's Hotel. A ease with sad features has been revealed by the announcement of the names of a number of Australians who ae being repatriated in accordance with the terms of the armistice. A Shepparton soldier was some months ago officially reported killed, and his young widow has since remarried. Now the name of her soldier husband appears in the ,list of returning pris oners of war. IF GERMANY HAD WON !--The Aus trian paper "Neues Zeitung" publishes a letter written on October 10 by Herr Ballin, chairman of the great German shipping concern, the Hamburi-Am erica Company, who committed sui cide at Hamburg on the signing on the armistice. In the le'tcr Herr Ballin, referring to' th fact that the economic militarv and political conditions being demanded by the Al;ied Powers were much more moderate than might have been expected, said-"Think what our terms would have been if we had won. We would have demanded the occupa tion of Paris and London; dictated peace at Buckinham Palace, and an nexed the entire Continent from the Ural Mountains in Russia to the Bay of Biscay in France. INFLUvYZA -According to new regu lations approved by the Victorian Board of Piblic Health, sufferers from ordinary influenza must report imme diately to the town clerk of their mu nicipality. Occupiers of houses will be held responsible for cases in the Louse. so that lodgers must report to the occu pier, who will report the matter to the town clerk, under penalty of a severe fine. A further regulation of the board forbids any person presenting symp toms of influenza to enter a public building or public place of any sort.