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EXPERIMENTS WITH FERTILISERS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
EXPERIMENTS WITH. FERTILISERS. E'ery man must study his own soil and crop conditions. Experiment sta tions may practise from now until the end of time, and still not be able to answer the question for the individual farmer. Principles can be established, the needs of different crops can be learned; the composition of fertilisers can be determined, chemical and phy sical analyses may show wherein soils differ; but,when it comes to the question of the profitable use of fertil isers, each farm, each paddock must answer for itself. That is, careful, intelligent and accurate experiments must be carried on by every farmer, gardener, and orchardist who wishes to settle this point. In all fertiliser experimental work it is important that the land used be as uniform in soil condition and previous manuring and cropping as can be procured. The size of plots may vary according to the nature of the crop from two square rods.to one-tenth to one-third of an acre, or larger if desired. The larger p...
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Coming Events. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Coming Events. The Lake Bogs Sports Club will hold a sports meeting ii the Lake Bogs re creation reservo on Monday, 8th June. A concert and' coffee supper, to be followed by a ball, will- be held at Ocachen on 13th May, in aid of the cocal school. Trade Notes. Mr. A. A. Abotomey, eyesight special ist will be in Swan Hill next Saturday, and may be consulted at the White Swan Hotel respecting difficulties of the eyee and sight. Mr. Abotomey will not visit Swan Hill again for about three months. Mr. E. Phillips, of Phillips Bros., the well-known painters, grainers, paper hangers and decorators, of Bendigo, is now in Swan Hill, and can be seen at Sims', north end of Campbell-street.
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VI. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
GREATER THAN GOULD By L. T. MEADE, Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. :Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved: ? ,CHAPTER VI. When Mrs. Bellairs met her son he had contrived to smarten himself up' and looked much less wild and shabby than on the previous day. She made him join her in the tonneau of her motor-car, and there she slipped the money into his hand. His -face lit up with an amazing joy. S"Oh! mother, you are a brick!" he exclaimed. "Is it as much as I asked rf~h mother?" fyes, Ralph; there are fifteen hun dred pounds in notes in that bundle." "'~oth!" exclaimed the young man, "you really are a wonder! How Sver did you get it?" -Mrs. Bel:airs became very white. "Don't ask me, Ralph. I can never tell you-never. This is a secret ,be : tween you and me." "Does my stepfather know?" "'No, Ralph; and you must never breathe the subject to him. If you do. you will kill me. As it is, I have been almost killed. I nev...
FARMING ON BUSINESS LINES. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
FARMING ON BUSINESS LINES. It is quite impossible in these days of keen competition, and with the high prices ruling for land, cattle, la bor, and all commercial commodities, to ignore the fact that if the dairy farmer is to make tlie most of his labors, he must be in the position of knowing, with some degree of cer fainty, just what branch of his bust iess is, from year to year, the most profitable. How can disaster be avert ed it he goes on year after year utter ly ignorant, not only of how much he has made, or is making, from his dairy or other branches of his busi ness, but what is far worse, often not possessing a knowledge as to whether he is making money, or losing it. That hundreds of farmers do not find them selves involved in serious financial difficulties is largely due to the pro ductiveness of the land and a tribute t,; their own hard-working industry. If the commercial man, faced on all sides with keen competition, carried on his business in the haphazard way the farme...
AUCTION SALES. Edward Trenchard and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
AUCTION SALES. Edward Trenohard and Co. Thursday, 14th May-Swan Hill fort nightly stock sale. Tuesday, 12th May-On account of Mrs. E. Chappell, at Tyntynder South, clearing sale of dairy herd, horses, pigs, implements, &c. Thursday, 28th May--On account of mortgagee, at the Royal Hotel, Swan Hill, sale of 456 acres of land, parish of Ultima. On a date to be fixed-Sale of 25 town ship allotments adjoining Nyah railway station. On a date to be fixed--On account of Mesars. E. and A. Marshall, at Mallan, clearing sale of stock, implements, &c. Andrew' S. -Muir and Co. Tuesday, 12th May-On account of owner, sale of township land at Lake Boga. Wednesday, 20th May-On account of Mr. W. Heggen, near Lake Bogs, clearing sale of stock, implements, furniture, &c. John Gray and Co. Wednesday, 5th May-On account of Mrs. Bautovitch, at the White Swan Hotel, sale of a suburban allotment. Tuesday, 12th May--On account of Mr. Jas. Ryan, at Piangil, sale of land, plant, &am...
NEW WHEATS. BOMEN AND SUNSET. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
.NEW WHEATS,. BOMEN AND SUNSET. The New :1South Wales department of .Agriculture is recommending two. new varieties of wheatewhich have been bred by local scientists; One of these (Bomen) in its young growth is medium spreading, of a dark-green color, glaucous, anld .with erect leaves of medium breadth. The straw is fair ly tall, hollow, white, rather strong and medium stout. Bomen is a medium stooler, even and level-headed in appearance, without much dead flag. The cars are rather large, smooth, medium, erect, awnless, medium open, slightly tapering, and pale yellow. The apikelets are regu lar and widly spreading, with rather blunt glumes which are not firmly at tached. The grain is of medium size and regular shape, light red or brown, slightly horny with a medium deep crease. Its chief defects are a tendency to shell and a susceptibility to frost, which sometimes induces tip-withering of the ear. The cross was made at Wagga in 1901, and until fixed it was grown in the bunt experim...
Telephone Exchange. List of Subscribers. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
Telephone Exchange. List of Subsoeibers. 23-Bell; W., , MCalluhmstreot 46=-Barwick, T. IH., Campboll.street 26' Binis, Ted, and Co. ll-Brown,'Neil 41-Boulton J., Campbell.street 44-Caring: Clu.b 12--Chambers, 'A. H., Campbell.street 3-Chapman and Smith, Gdai4nDr office 3--Ciapmaii, Mrs. Knox, "Islay"'Camp bell.street 35-Commercial Hotel, J. A. Garden 42-Dowling, G. F., Campbell-street 5-Drummond, R. M., M'Crae.street. 5--Drummbind, R. M., private residence, Splatt-street 15-Filmier, W., hairdresser and stationer Oamipbell-street 65-Finlay, W. C. 24-Gerrand, D., M'Callum-street 16-Gerrand, W. H., Campbell-street 20-Gray, John and Co. 47-Gray and Co.'s Motor Garage 49-Guy, John, jun., M'Callum-street 7-Harris, F. J., Campbell-street 13-Harve , F. and Co., Campbell-street 14-Herridge, .Mrs. M., coffee palace, Campbell-street 32-Hoepital, Public 9-Jager, F. 2-Kimberley, W., private residence 31-Legge, Dr. F. R. 48-London Bank 19-Lord, A. A. 18- Morgan, T. H. 43-Mellool Station 22-M'Dona...
THE HOSPITAL FETE. Further Details. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
THE HOSPITAL FETE. Further Details. As far as can be gathered from a rough estimate of the returns, this year's leto promises to eS~tblish a record financially. Of course it will be some little time yet before a balance sheet can be got out, but there is reason to believe that it will show a splendid result. The management is greatly pleased with the splendid sup port accorded by the public, and also de sires to sincerely thank all who tendered assistance in any capacity whatever. It speaks volumes for the officials and thcse who so ably helped them that the heavy programme was got through without a hitch of any kind, and thanks are due to those who came along, and willingly tendered their services. Mlr. 0. H. Manning (Kerang) was a tour of strength as one of the stewards in the Highland events, and mention must be miade of the valu able aid rendered by Mr. D. S. Arm strong (also of Kerang), who did good work on the ground in getting the competitors in the athletic events on to thei...
RATES OF POSTAGE. Commonwealth [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
RATES. OF POSTAGE. Commonwealth -Letters.-?' r _every. halfl ounce,. or fraction thereof, Id. Letter- Cards.-Single each, Id.. Letter Cards.-Reply, each half', d. Postcards.-Single, id. Postcird-.-Reply, eili half, id. Printed Papers, as prescriibed, per 2 oz or part of 2 oz., id. Books (printed outside Australia), 4 oz. or part of 4 oz., id. Books (printed in Australia), 8 oz. or part of 8 oz., Jd. Magazines, that is to say (a),-Maga. zines, Reviews, Serials,: and other simi lar publications printed and published in Australia: in: numbers at intervals not exceeding.three' months, per 8 oz. or part of 8 oz., id. (b) Magazines, Reviews, Serials,. and other similar publications (includ ing Newspapere) printed and published outside Australia in numbers at inter vals not exceeding three months, per 4 oz. or part of 4.oz., jd.. "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. Com...
REAL BROKEN HEARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
REAL BROKEN HEARTS. The late Sir George Paget, in one of his lectures which were published some years ago under -the editorship of his son, stated that in most cases where. death is attributed to "broken heart" no rupture of that organ has actually taken place, although un doubtedly mental troubles do fre quent'v cause disease of the body. ItHe mentioned an actual case of brokefi heart which was cited by Dr. J. K. Mitchell, of the Jefferson Col lege, Philadelphia. In an early period of his medical career, Dr. Mitchell acted as ship's doctor to a vessel sail ing from Liverpool to one of the American ports. He became on very good terms with the captain, who was eagerly anticipating the return voy age because then he was to be 'mar ried to the lady of his choice. He had brought many costly jewels to pre sent to the lady as bridal gifts. So often did the captain discourse upon the lady and her charms that Dr. Mitchell became wearied, and avoid ed h im whenever he could. When the ship la...
What She Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
What She Wanted. • She .walked into the public library and sweetly said: "I would like 'The Red Boat,' please." The librarian diligently searched the catalogue and came back with: "I don't think we have such a book." Flushing a bit, she said sweetly, 'May the title be 'The Scarlet Yacht?" Again he looked, with the game re sult. Then, with her pretty fingers she dived into her bag, consulted a slip of paper, and said: "Oh, I beg your pardon. I mean the 'Rubiyat.'"
BEEF GROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
BEEF' GROWING. '"The farmer who increases the pro ductive value of his land, either by restoring soil fertility, or by growing better grains, makes a personal suc cess, and, to an extent, becomes a public benefactor," says the "Farm Bulletin." So said someone whose name we cannot for the moment re member. If this be true of the grain farmer, what can be said of the pro gressive stock raiser? There never was a time when there was so great a need of growing two pounds of beef where only one grew before, as there is at present. Such a marked increase may be possible only in some instan ces, but very great improvement is needed in the cattle of the majority of our grazing farms and stations. Not every cattle man is in a position to raise pure breds, but none can afford to raise scrubs. And none can afford not to feed up to the animal's full ca pacity.
Newspaper Subseriptions [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
Newspaper SubsorFIptIonS -:0:-- The follUowing is the law relating to newspapo.: i. 1'eirons who take delivery of and reac a newspaper, although they do not authorise newspaper proprietors to forward saule, are liable for payment. (Persous who have newspapers posted to them when not ordered, should re fuse to carry same away from the post otlice, otherwise they become liable for the amount of subsriptiuon). 2. Subscribers who do not give ex press notice to the contrary are con siderea as intending to "renew their suLseriptioAs. 3. It subscribers order the discon tinuance of their newspaper, the pub lisher may continue to send it until all arrears are paid. 4. It subscribers neglect: or refuse to take their papers from the post office to which they are directed, they are res nusible until they have settled their bils and ordered their papers t be dis continued. f:IfsubscribCrs move t) other places without informing the publisher, and tn papeg taro nEnt .to the former addrss: such esu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
BARTRAM AGENCY, WCAEp STREET, SWAN HILL (Close Railwvay Station). iaidenbt Expert and Reprcsenta 0ete, Mr. FRED KNIGHT, attends to Clientsnoeds in Dairying and Irriga tioniMohinery. -:,the 1914 MODEL ALFA-LAVAL SEPAR?ATOR -ajm end Felix Engines for Driving rims, Shearing Machines, Chaffcut ten Ssrbenohes, &c. tutor Duplicates and Oils stocked at JiBartram and Son PrY. LTD., 5186588 Bourket4, Melbourne. JAMES M'PHERSON GENERAL Commission Agent, PIANGIL, SITiSES to draw e attention of 11 Farmers and all concerned in and Sgnnd Piangil, Tooleybuc, Nyah, Yarra bl and surrounding districts that he has no estatblished a General Commission encylusiness at Piangil Finger Post. Honfeels confident, being an Expert with ?a?ing and General Machinery for seven nr, to supply Machinery equal to. any obtained throughout the Commonwealth. All parts of T. Robinson and Co's. Mnchinery kept in stock. AGENT FOR T; Robinson and Co., Spotswood. Wilther and Co.'s Manure. Torhkhire Insurance Co. Walk...
Church Services. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
Church Services. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Church of England services will be held on Sunday next as follows : Swan Hill, 11 and 7; Bulga, 3: The Vicar. Little Murray (Mr. Maher's), 11; Ty ntynder Central, 2.30; Nyab, 7.30: The Reader. Wandella, 11; Lake Charm, 3; Lake Boga, 7.30: Mr. S. 'A. Greenham. _ pRESBYTERIAN. Presbyterian Church services will be held on Sunday next as follows: -Swan Hill, 11 and 7; Lake Boga, 3: }Rev. J. Downey, M.A. Yarraby, 11; Nyah, 3; Tyntynder South, 7.30: Mr. A. H. Stewart. METHODIST. Methodist .Church services will be held on Sunday next as follows: Swan Hill, 11; Fish Point, 3 and 7: Rev. F. Flentje. Kunat, 11; Goschen, 3; Swan Hill, 7: Mr. Finger. Mystic Park, 11, Mr. 'A. Castles. Yassam, 3, Mr. Le Lievre. Lake Boga, 7, Mr. P. Castles. Piangil, 11; Wood Wood, 3; Nyah, 7: Mr. Smith. Tyntynder South, 7,-supply.. CHURCH OF CHRIST. Christ Church services will be held on Sunday next as follows:-Swan Hill, 11, 3 and 7.30: Mr. S. Mudge. SALVATION ARMY. -Meetings ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
MOTOR CARS FOR HIRE -AT J. A. MACKENZIE, MOTOR GARAGE. 'PHONE No. 34. 'PHONE No. 24. OPPOSITE . frl.. ^t Ready any POST OFFICE, Notier . Reasonable SWAN HILL. VnTerms. J. A. f G1ýFI ] IEI, Proprietor.. TO MEET THE' REQUIREMENTS OF CUSTOMER JOHN OUT, Juor., HAS DECIDED TO EXTEND HIS CROCKERY, GLASSWARE, AND IRONMONGERY DEPARTMENTS -o TO DO THIS HE INTENDS TO Sell Out his Entire Stock of Drapery at Less than Cost Price. )-0 AT THE COMPLETION OF THE SALE THE STORE WILL BE REPLETE WITH THE FINEST Ironmongery, Crockery, and Glassware OBTAINABLE AT LOWEST CASH PRICES. --o- JOHN GUY, Junr., General . Provision . Merchant, M'CALLUM-STREET, SWAN: HILL.. Do You Always Know The best methods to employ in managing your Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs and Poultry with a view to greater profit Do You Really Know How to solve diftlicult problems of Soil, Crop, Drainage, Irrigation, Msanuring, Fodders and Ensilage . STOTT58 CORRESPONDENCE COLLEGE CAN TEACR YOU, by its wonderfully suocessful system of po...
She Knew. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
She Knew. It was young Mrs. Robinson's first dinner-party, and she was suffering ail the usual terrors of the inexperl. enced hostess. However, the cook rose to the occa r'.-' splendidlyand, so far- as the dinner itself was concerned, Mrs. Rob inson was delighted.. The only fly. in the ointment was Janie. Jane was the new parlor-maid; she 'was slow, clumsy, and her wait ing was bad. ..But, in addition to these faults, she insisted on keeping her mouth wide open. . This so 'got on Mrs. Robinson's nerves that at last she exclaimed: "Jane, your mouth is wide open!" Jane withdrew her gaze from the ceiling and said, looking down-with a cheery smile: "I know it is, ma'am; I opened it myself!"
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
P STALLARRANCEMENTS8 Mails-aro- received- and despatched at, thea Swan'; Hill Post Office as follows . MAILS CLOSE For: Melbourne, Bendigo; Mitlamo; Pyramid Hill, Kerang, Mystic Park,. and Lake Boga daily at 11.25 a.m. For Burra, Broomnhead's, Lockhart's,= O'Bree's; Youngiera, Euston,. Narrung; Bumbang and Mildura on Tuesdays ands Fridays at 5.45 p.m. For Tyntynder South; Tyntynder. Sta tion, TyntynderV 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, Cunninyeuk, Jeffrey's and Moulamein on Tuesdays and. Pri- 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 laiid's, O'Riley's,- Cannally and. Bal ranald :on ...
Eccentric Judges. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 April 1914
Eccentric Judges. Mr. Ure has had some_ eccentric predecessors on the Scottish Bench. The more eccentric of all was Lord Eskgrove. Condemning a tailor .to death for murdering a soldier, Lord Eskgrove remarked: "Not only did you murder him, whereby he was. bereaved of life; but you. did thrust, or push, or pierce, or project, or propel the lethal wea pon through his regimental breeches, which were His Majesty's." -Sentencing two criminals for house. breaking with violence, after detail ing the way they attacked the per sons of the house, Eskgrove went on: "All this you did; God preserve us! just as they were sitting down to din ner!"