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UNFORTUNATE BLUNDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
UNFORTUNATE BLUNDERS. By W?.i North. The wisdom of the "little-people"-is a subject of never-failing, charm toi those who love them, and it is with 'a certain degree of hesitation that -J draiv your attention to on% oritWo curious instances ::of i'hat uijmay e~Ie termed "unwisdon"Y. They are:worthi', studying, because tlhey ithrow si omei light on the .vexed question of iist?inc~ versus :reason..: No subj]ct -is ttli8te: -w0'rth attentioin; nibonie miio ffruently mistinderstood,..' frmi ny-an a actioin which we carelessly assignf to ifiteull gence is really the- result o of.:instinct; :. A bird does not leai:rn to build fi. nest nor idoes it? reason oiut the best way pf setting to woirkl. simply eol Ici;s its. istinct adilactsi ascountless generationis of its indii hliaie diniie in the iiast. RIemnber such a biusy iwk. l er cannot: be -said to bb following' the ex?pmple of its parents since it never s?aw them at work.&lt; Even better. -in stances of this may be found amongst...
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Trade Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Trade Notes. Messra. Tatchell, Dunlop, Smalleyr and Balmer, barris:ers and solicitor, announce elsewhere that they will shortly establish a permanent office in Swan Hill under the muanage ment of a fully qualified barrister and solicitor; The firm's office (as originally constitu!ed under the name of Connellj-, Tatchell and Dunlop) was the first solicitors office in Swan Hill. No doubt some of the residents will remember the visits of the late Mr. T. Jefferson Conneily (an ex-mayor of Bendigo) anl more recentlv those of Mr. A. G. Dunlop. Since 1·903 the expansiori of the business of the firm has resulted in the addition of. Mr. Smalley (ex-mayor of Eaglehawk) and Mr. Balmer, M.A., L.L.B., both of whom are known in Swan Hill. The firm has secured temporary premises in M'Callum.street, adjoining Messrs. A. S. Muir and Co's. ofces.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
PHOE X ASSURANCE co. LTD. ESTDlr. 1782w FIRIL ACCIDENT. EMPLOYERS' LIABILIY. USSES PAID EXCEED £85,ooonoo taBose bi SUIJN FIES and by LIaTHTINO mr made good by this Company. AGENTS WANTED. 1'm' 481as471 DOORKE ST., MELBOURNE, DALCEITY £ C. LTD., ASEKYL Pickled Pears.-To four and a-half pounds of fruit allow one pound and a-half of sugar, one pint of good wine or: cider vinegar, a little cinnamon, a end the rinid of a lemon. Peel the phars, which should be just on tihe verge of ripeness, halve them, and re move the cores. Boil together the vinegar and sugar, skimming it -thor ouglly. Put in the pears with the cin mamon arid lemon-rind, and simmer over a clear fire until the fruit is ten aler. Then lift out the pedrs and pilace :hemiin jars and pour the hot syrup oiver tilem. After a week drain off the syrup, re-boil it, and again jpour ft over the fruit. When cold fasten doewt seurely. Prentice-st., East St. KildL - September 2, 1913. * Mr Brin,--I, a mother of eleven chil dren, writ...
AUCTION SALES Edward Trenchard and co. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
* AUCTION BALES. Edward Trenohard and Co. Thursday, 22nd January-Swan Hill fortnightly stock sale. Saturday, 24th January (in conjunction with John Gray and Co.)--On account of Mrs. A. 8. G. Neill, at Swan Hill, sub divisional sale of township property. Saturday, 31st January-On -account of different owners, special sale of town ship dwellings, vacant allotments and broad acres. John Gray and Co. Sturday, 31st January (in conjunction with Edward Trenchard and Co.)-On acco)unt of J,. I. SteWxart, at the Royal Hotl. sale of mallee fringe land, also surburban lucerne paddocks and town ship allotments. Saturday, 31st January (in conjunction with Win. H. Edgar)-On account of Mr. T. H. Old, at the Royal IHotel, sale of 165 acres of irrigable land, I miles from Swan Hill. Friday, 6th February-On account of Mlr. H. 1I. Ennis, at 'owie, clearing sale of 638 acres of land, stock. implements, &c. Also, on account of Mr. WV. Cramer, sale of 640 acres of land. Addew Q,. Mui' and Co. Thur...
AS YOU'RE PASSING. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
AS YOU'RE PASSING. When thelo sky is dark and dreary, And your heart and hands are weary, Laugh a little, smile a little, Just to chase the clouds away. When you think your fijends all fiul And you annot tell what ails you Laugh a little, smile a. little, Just- to chase the blues away. Fretting never helps you any, lBe your troubles few or-many; Laugh a little, smile a little, Just to chase dull thoughts away.. You'll be better, sister, brother, KIave rmoreo love for one another, If you laugh and smile a little As you're passing on your way.
SHIRE OF SWAN HILL. MONTHLY MEETING. TUESDAY, 13TH JANUARY, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
SSHIRE OF SWAN HILL. MONTHLY MEETING. ToreSDAY, 13Ta JASARY, 1914. Present-Cre. T. Standen (president), C. E..Chadinbers, E. G. Gray, H. Stafford, R. Chisholm, D. T. M'Kee and R. Roberts. CorPrespondenoe. Fromn Postmaster-General's depart uient (through 8. Sampson, M.P.)--I Stating that the Kerang-Saan Hill trunk telephone line is now available for u-e. 2. Stating that as requested by the council letter boxes will be placed at Campbell-street north, show grounds corne'r, High and Everingham streets, and Burke and Beveridge streets. 3. Acknowledging for transmission to the Swan Hill office the letter thanking the officers for the atttention and courtesy extended to the council during the past year. 4. Stating that amended proposals in regard to the extension of the Swan Hill post office are being con-idered. Received. From Acting-Secretary Victorian Rail ways, stating that the application for the supply of a 20-ton weighbridge at Lake Bogs has been referred for report, to gether with...
AMUSEMENTS. Britannia Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
AMUSEMENTS, Britannia Pictures. Large and apnrceiative audiern witnessed the prnjfction cf the Br.r: aia Pictures at Shipp's open air theA on Tuesday and Thursdav last, many fine films, coupled with Is:: able episodes, were screened. special feature for to-night (riu day) will be "Bronco Billy sad sheriff's kid," "A little hero," "' of the Katie mine," and many sca ingly comic eflusions. On Satr ,ight the star picture will be "e incriminating handkerchief," and special request "The reormnners"' be repeated. The comic ekmcnt T bei faithfully pictured with '' is company," &c. The Mluasloal Corrloko. Our readers are reminded that night and to-monrrow night may :he last opportunity for a verfy siderable perioa of hearing this nw known and highly successful fsia of entertainers. Public favorite6 they are, their success has c; come through their consistency. iving' first-class musical sand va1' illo entertai'nments of the best E most de:ightful charac.er. Every EI ber is a star, a...
MARVELLOUS BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
MARVELLOUS' BIRDS. "Speaking of hens," said an American., traveller, "reminds me of an old hen my dad had on a fairm in Dakota. She would hatch out anything from a ten nis-ball to a lemon. Whly, one day she sat on a piece of ice and hatchel out two quarts of hot water!" "That doesn't come up to a club footed hen my old mother once had," said one of his hearers. "They had been feeding her by mistakf on eaw .dust instea8l of oatmeal. Well, she laid twelve eggs and sat on them, and when they were hatched eleven of the chickens had wooden legs and the twelfth w'as a woodpecker!" "
TENNIS. DOUBLES TOURNAMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
TENNIS, ':0! DOUBLES TOURnAMINTD The doubles tournaments hed . ;he Swan Hill Tennis Club i" ieen brought to a conclusion,·f. xinners of the ladies' contest ," Misses A. and M. Cbisholm, at )f the gents' Messrs, Rickard &t -ox. The following matces has -een pl~yed since last report:? Ladie&s' Doubles--.Semi.fi nls--Mzi. Zonnell and Bird beat Misses M'Naui on and Amiet, 19--11; Misses A. s Y. Chisholm beat Misses Kinnear an famos, 12-6. Final-Misses A. and I hishiolm beat Misses Connell and Lrd, a?- ?9. Genrt' Doubles--Dr. Logge and Oa; I 3ruwnlow beat MeSm. Mills OM i?.rnott. 5--ti, 0--4, 6--5; Messrs. 0. mid Rlickard beat Messrs. Bo¶w & Rarlris, 6i-3, 5-8(, 7---5; MIcessr.. 'I"*? nli Hogan ,beat Messrs. Clayton an Connell, 5--t, 6--1, 8---4. ,?1.?-rs Chiambes and Blt3vh boat Mtcsrs. 1': almd Piepcr, d--5. 6--2; Messr1. D1ln' in ant, iowe b: leat .srs. Chamhbe:; mnd 10yt',!. ti--4. i---a, Sam-.?vb Leggs and M&. Brow::1se, &-4, ad Sdcnsrt. Tow a...
IMPRISONED IN A GLACIER. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
IMIPR~SON~ED IIN A GLACIER.. - Some thrilir?i experiences 'once Ie;·" fell Mr. Frederidk Chamberlin whilst he was exploring ~le Alps. In the "Wide World 1Magazie"l he writes of am adventure that befell I~in on the after noon of a September dey when he waw descending the snow slop of a moun tain : Suddenly I found mryse* n front of a particularly nastyselh,; or' ice-ridge, that gave very little foothold. The surface was not broken and' crumbly, but jist smocth, treacherous ii.. How ever, I was not going to be dastited, seo I wormed my way up, and was- about . to descend'the ther'-side, when with out warning my-feet shot from under me, and I started careering dowur the slope at break-nech speed. Down Islid, straighd.through a .funnel-;haped, hole into ' partly-fornmed crevasse. I brought up sharLfly ~igaihst a small liar of ice.that o'ily Just.prev.ented.me frma cotitinuing my headlopg- career into "i gaping chasm below. "rFor a. few; secbnds I lay hilf-stunnei, then I carefully got o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
THERE IS NOTHING TO ARGUE ABOUT FOLLOW THE CROWD TO THE MoST UP-TO DATE BUSINESSLIKE HOUSE IN TOWN..... S LK'S SILK'S S 'S SLK'S SILK' SILK'S SILK'S SILK'S SILK'S SILK'S SILK'S SILK'S SILK'S SILK'S RED HOUSE SILK'S SILK'S SILK's " SILK'S SILK'S SILK'S SILK'S SILK'S * SILK'S SILK'S SILK'S SILK'S SILK'S CAMPBELL STREET, Next Post Office, Swan Hill, WHERE EVERYTHING IS BEST BY ACTUAL TEST. SVERYTHING THAT A LADY REQUIRES I VERYTHINOG THAT A GENTLEMAN REQUIRES I VERYTHING THAT A BOY OR OIRL REQUIRES I --o OENTLEMEN.-You cannot do better than see me about your Cloth ing Gene ally-Newe.-t Ties. Collars. Shirts, Socks, Underwear and 'Fo twear. If you want a H gh-class Tailor-made Suit, consult me at once-I WILL SUIT YOU I -0- THE HOUSE TO SUPPLY ALL YOUR W\NTS WITH THE LEST GOODS AT THE LOWEST PRICES IS ""W. SILK'S RED HOUSE NEXT POST OFFICE, SWAN HILL. J. MACPHERSONQ , Motor and General . Engineering Works, 4 M'CALLUMI-STREET, SWAN HILL (Opposite Shire Hall). FORD OARS. Motor Repairs a'Sp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
Bartram and Son PTY. LTD., Depott M'Crae-street, Swan Hill, (Close Station). Office: 586-588 Bourke-t, Moelb. .. IlHANNAGAN, 'IDENT AGENT, CAMPBELL- ST. ping and Dairy Machinery Enginwers, rtrm's Pnmps. Steam Engines, Felix gines, Bartram Engines and Fielding d Platt's Suotion Gas Oil and Engines. .-Our Rtsident Engineer, Mr. Pred. ight, will attend to erection and rtun. g of plnts. No reed of delay in tting an expert from Melbourne. licate Parts and Oil stocked at Depot. Its for Alfa Laval Separators and K 0 Milking Machines. MES M'PHERSON - GENERAL mmission Agent, PIANGIL, SHES to draw tb" attention of Farmers and all concerned in and nd Psngil, Tooleybuc, Nyah, Yarra nd surrounding districts that he has established a General Commiseeon cy Business at Piangil Finger Post. -eels confident, being an Expert with ing and General Machinery for seven , to supply Machinery equal to any btined lhroucbout the Commonwealth. ~1 parts o T. Robinson and Co's. !ahinery kept in stock. S AGENT FO...
Swan Hill Guardian PUBLISHED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. THURSDAY. JANUARY 15. 1914 GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. The Wheat Market. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
#wang ill Bnrlian PUBIaHID MoDDAr AnD THUIWDAY EvzaNas. - THURSDAY. JANUARY 15. 1914 GENERAL NEWS ITEMS, The Wheat Market. In the local market to-day wheat wafs quoted at 3s. 1ld. per bushel. The Duok Season. The opening day of the w'ld duck season was on Tueiday fixed by the Fisheries and Game department for 11th February. Last year the saason opened on 15th February. The earli:r date this - year is dwing to the young birds being a little more advanced than previously, SPental Island Lessees. The Hon. John Gray, M L~A., in forms us that at the last ieetin of the Agricultural Colleges Council a sub-committee of the council was appointed to visit Swan Hill the second week in February, and to interview the tenants individually, and .to finally arrange with each as Ito the terms on which an extended lease of each holding will be granted. The council is anxious to meet the tenants fairly; The sub-committee will probably consist of three or four rm the following members:-Ma'. Langdon, Mr...
Church Services. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
Ohurkch Services. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Church of England services will be held on Sunday next as follows : Swan Hill, 11 and 7.30; Nyah, 3: The Vicar. Tynynder Central, 3; Ultima, 7.30: The Reader. Lake Charm, 11; Lake Boga, 3; Mystic Park, 7.30: Rev. R. P. Blennerhasset. PRESBYTERIAN. Presbyterian Church services will be held on Sunday next as follows: -Swan Hill, 11 and7.30; Ooschen. 8: supply. Piangil, 11; Bulga, 7.30: Mr. A. B. Stewart. METHODIST. Methodist Church services will be held on Sunday next as follows: Swan Hill, 11 and 7.30; Kunat, 3: Mr. Pryer. Pental Island, 11; Fish Point, 3;- Lake Boga, 7.30: Rev. F. Flentje. Mystic Park, i1, Mr. U. ~astles. Ya>. sam, 3, Mr. Le Lievre. Goschen, 3. Mr. P. Castles. Nvah. 7.30, Mr. Heath Yarraby, 11; Tyntynder station, 3; ¶yntynder South, 7.30: Mr. Dykes. CHURCH OF CHRIST. Christ Church services will be held on Sunday next as follows:-Swan Hill, 11, 3 and 7.30: Mr. 8. Mudge. SBALVATION ARMY. Meetings will be held on Sunday next as f...
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
POSTAL ARRANCEMENTS., Mails are received and despatched at the Swan Hill Post Office as follows . MAILS CLOSE For Melbourne, Bendigo, Mitiamo, Pyramid Hill, Kerang, Mystic Park, and Lake Boga daily at 11.25 a.m. For Burra, BLroomhead's, Lockhart's, O'Bree's, Youngiera, Euston, Narrung Bumbang and 1ildura on Tuesdays and Fridays at 5.45 p.m. For Tyntynder South, Tyntynder Sta tion, Tyntynder. West, Bruce's, Nyah, Wood Wood and "Piangil on Sundays at 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at 5.45 p.m. For Goschen, Lalbert Road, Mumble Plains and Lalbert on Mondays, Wed. nesdays and Fridays at 8&45 a.m. For Bulga, M'Naughton's, Algie's, Standen's and M'Lean's on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 p.m. For Mallan, ,Cunninyeug; Jeffrey's and' Moulamein on Tuesdays and Fri days at 7 a.m. For Albrecht's Nesbitt's, Liewah,. Neild's, Yanga, Stony Crossing, Hos burgh's, Holmes', Wakool, Stenning's, Condoulpe, Finlay's, Spinks', M'Clel land's, O'Riley's, Cannally and' Bal. ranald on Mondays, ...
THE HATCHING OF CROCODILES. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
THE HATCHING OF CROCODILES. An audible c:iakinic cry is uttrted by young unhlattct1d (crcdiles \wlhenll they ar'e within the c"'g in which they are laid, and the cry is so loud and dis tinct that. it can ii, heard when the e?gs are buried iln sandll. DoItor . A L:unborn has re'ently tested the fact at Lagos. lHt' heard a croaking noise ftromn below a dry p?atil. and, di~gineg in the path to ilvestigate the cause, he diseovered thirteen croeCeiles e~gs at a d(epth of about. eghteen ililiis. AHil the v-oung crnocodlies hatched out after being dug up.
MOULAMEIN P.P. BOARD. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
MOULAMEIN P.P. BOARD. MONTHLY MEETING. The usual mently meeting of the Mioulamein Pastures Protection Board was held on Tnursday last. Pre-ent --Messrs. R. M'Conndell (chairman), E. B. Eagle, . W. C. Pinlay, J.; I. Brown :and W. R. Holmes.. : Correspondenee. From Lands deprirtiint, -not?fying a reduction in- thle prioe of wire netting, and w:th list of overdie inttl: ments.--Received. From Oouncil of Advice, s'ating that the Ohief Secretary had been asked to remove the protection on kangarohs and emus in the Western and Oentral Divisions.-Received. ?From IThoa. O'Riley, notifying that hd had leased his -Apple Tr'ee Park property to John Nesbitt.--Received., :Prom Mrs. Bolger, s.ating that she liad reliniluished the lecase of Crovn lands.--Rleceived. .From R. H. Cooper, as to ownership of lease.-Received.. From A. T. Orerswick, forwhiVdili:ng area of Barham station, as follows: Freehold, 370G acres 1 rood 31 preiches; annual lease, 1280 acres: lermancnt occupied licence, 13,404 acres...
A REMARKABLE BIRD COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
A REMARKABLE BIRD COLONY. The mnst remarkable bird colony in the world is On Iat Island, in the Great Salt Lake, Utah. The island is about twelve acres in extent, and on a rocky pinnacle a hundred feet above the brine,. with not a drop of fLresh water to bel found, and where there is nothing to excite the CUpidity or cenm mercia instinct of man, the birds gulls, pelicans. herons, and cormorants by the thousandl-- :makle their homne. The island can be seen at a distance of ten miles, rising like a "cocked hat" out of the sapphire of the inland sea. 'Tie birds are utterly fearless. Pro. tected as they are by the laws of the State. they have had little cause to fear man: and his death-dea!ling weap ons. It is necessary to use the greatest care to avoid stepping on the nests and eggs of the tens of tlhoiusand of sea fowl that have establishtedl their rook cries on the islet.
RATES OF POSTAGE. Commonwealth [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 January 1914
RATES OF .POSTAGE. . . Commonwealth . Ltters.-For eveiy "half ounce, or fraction thereof, Id. Litter Caids.-Single, each, Id. Letter Cards.-Rely, each alf, Id. * Postcards.-Single, Id. Postcards.-Repy, each half,'Id. " Printed Papers, as prescribed, per 2 oz or part of 2 oz., id. Books (printed outside Australia), 4 o. or partof 4 oz., jd. Books (printed in Australia), 8-oz or part of 8 oz., id. Magazines, that is to say (a), Maga zines, Reviews, Serials, and other simin lar publications printed and published in Australia in numbers at intervals not exceeding thive months, per 8 oz. or part of 8 oz., Id. (b) Magazines, Reviews, Serials, and other similar pubhcations (includ ing Newspapeis) printed and pubLshed outside Ausuralia in numbers at inter vals not exceeding three months, per 4 oz. or part of 4 oz., id. "Hansard," that is reports of Par. liamentary debates printed and pub lished by the authority of the Common-. wealth or State, per 12 oz. or part of 12 oz., id. Commercial Pa...