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CHAPTER III. The Archdeacon. I. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 March 1914

CHAPTER III. The Archdeacon. I. No acquaintance called him by any other name than the Archdeacon; but dlmlv it was remembered by his friends that he had been baptised "George." A fat and kindly man he was, who oozed 'benevolence from every human pore, had a voice which should have come up from the depths of the sea, and a hand which touched all things with gentleness. The friendship between Hugh Don ald and the Archdeacon was of old standing. Hugh remembered the ami able cleric at Aberfeldy almost as Ions as he could remember anything at all. The truth was that the Very Rev George Hedges fished both for the souls of men and the 'bodies of salmon, and was almost equally suc cessful at either vocation. To him, Hugh Donald was as his own son— and in this light he thought of him as he sat upon the bridge deck of the yacht Christabel that sunny after noon and listened to the golfers' 'bab ble. A woman! The Archdeacon prick ed up his ears at such talk. "Has he known her long.; Did you say...

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LEILA AND HER LOVER Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) III. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 March 1914

[ LEILA AND HER LOVER By MAX PEMBERTON. Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. (All Eights Reserved.) III. it was nearly one o'clock wlien they returned to the cottage—Leila was waiting for them on the road She must have run in and out 01 the cot nee a hundred times since they vpnf perhaps she had reproached herself as many because she let them "n It is true that she thought she i-new all about Sir Hugh Donald, bar onet, of Aberfeldy Castle Why sm-e iv every one at Newcastle could tell vm, his story and she heard it twen "tv times since the yacht Christabel =et his party ashore. was a very rich man an<^ s^e was 50 P°or- The simple estimate of riches and poverty cinie swiftly to the woman's mind for the child's sake. Perchance she was animated by the hope that she would make a friend of this man—she who needed a friend so sorely. The great car came slowly up to 'he cottage, Desdy standing as it came to a halt, and beginning already to tell h...

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MILITARY TRAINING EARLY SIR JOHN FRENCH'S ADVICE [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 March 1914

MILITARY TRAINING EARLY SIR JOHN FRENCH'S ADVICE Field-Marshal Sir John French, chief of the Imperial General Stafi (says "The Daily Telegraph" of Janu ary 3), was the principal guest at the annual Wolfe Birthday dinner held last night under the auspices of the Westerham Society at the George and Dragon Hoel, where the hero of Quebec stayed on his last visit to WcsU'rham it; i7!>8 CoUnel C. F Wdrtie, M.P., presided, and amongst those present were Earl Stanhope, Lleut.-Colonel H. M. Warde, Mr M. G. Wolfe, Mr H. W. Forster, M.P., Sir A. Ewing, Brigadier-General J. A. L. Haldane, Lleut.-Colonel D. A. Campbell, the Rev. Sydney Le Meseu rier, and Mr Wolfe Aylward. Dinner was served in the coffee-room, the walls of which are rich with interest ing paintings and prints of General Wolfe and his contemporaries. In front of the chairman was the claret jug which formed part of Wolfe's cabin furniture on the occasion of his last voyage to Canada. Another in teresting relic was a mutilated vo...

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BLIND MUSICIANS CHILDREN AS COMPOSERS [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 March 1914

BLIND MUSICIANS CHILDREN AS COMPOSERS Those who attended yesterday morn ing s sitting- at the St. Paul's Girl's School, Hammersmith, of the Vacation Conference on Musical Education (says The Daily Telegraph" of January 8), 8?w ,an<* heard a remarkable demon stration. it was given by a group of boy and girl pupils from the Royal Normal College for the Blind, under the direction of Mr Horace Watllng, one of the professors, himself deprived of sight, at that famous institution. Primarily, the performance of tlieso blind .luvenilea was intended to illus trate a lecture by Miss Nancy Gilford on "The Creative Faculty in the Pupil: How to Make Use of it as a Valuable (Agent in Teaching." Certainly, the demonstration achieved that purpose, but it did much more. It showed the marvellous Intensification, as it were, of the faculty of hearing, and the ex treme sensitiveness to niceties of rhythm and to tonal distinctions that •seem tc compensate many of those born blind for their la...

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PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 March 1914

PERSONAL* Cr James McCracken is still confined to his bod, but latest reports state that he is progressing satisfactorily. Dennya Laselles Limited, Geolong, notify that tho vacancy on the Board of Directors caused by tho death of Mr David Strachan, has been filled by tho appointment of Mr Thomas Young, senior partner in the firm of Messrs Young Bros., of Horsham, and other country centres. The directors take this opportunity of giving early intimation to the shareholders that the results of tho balance sheet in July will show a sub stantial increase in tho net profits over those of the previous year. .Tho Right Rev Dr Green, Lord Bishop of Ballarat, will pay a visit to Nhill to-morrow, and will conduct service at Salisbury at 8 p.m., in St John's church. On Thursday at.10.30 a.m., Holy Communion will be cele brated by the Bishop at St Marks, Woorak, and at 3.30 confirmation service at St Mark's Diapur. In tho eveniDg at 8 p.m. in St George's Church, Nhill, the Bishop will ad- j mini...

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NHILL HOSPITAL FETE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 March 1914

HHILL HOSPITAL FETE The Nhill Hospital Fete committee met on Thursday evening, and Mr O. H. Douglas occupied the chair. Correspondence. From W. Cordner, agent for Noske Bros., Kaniva, stating that he had collected four bags of wheat from the following :—Messrs W. Vivian, J. Hicks, R. Barber, and C. Whisson. From Mr McFarlane, Lillimur, in reference to one bag of wheat donat ed by Mr Sherriff. From Thomas and • Son, Rainbow, forwarding amount of two bags of wheat each from Messrs H. McLean and M. A. Germaino. From Buckley and Nunn, Mel bourne, forwarding a donation of a smoker's outfit. From Craig, Williamson, Mel bourne, donating two jardinieres. From J. Snow and Co., Ballarat, forwarding trophy as donation. From Patterson Ltd., Melbourne, donating two handsome vases yalucd at 25s. From Tyler and Co., Ballarat, per Mrs Shone, forwarding their usual gifts towards the fete. From Shire ofLawloifc, stating that the necessary stops will be taken to have fete day proclaimed a public holid...

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WIMMERA DISTRICT'S RIFLE CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 March 1914

WIMMERA DISTRICT'S RIFLE CARNIVAL The ninth annual prize meeting of Wimmera District Rifle Clubs' Union No 1 was held at Horsham on Tuesday last, and proved to be indeed a brilliant success. The shooting waB really excellent considering the varying conditions. On Wednesday some fine marksmanship was shown, especially in the Mahoney Handicap. The Teams' Match resulted in a wid in the "A" division for Dimboola (498), Warracknabeal, (497), and Winiam (494) being second and third respectively. In the "B" section, Rainbow (412), from scratch, were the winners. The "Horsham'* was won by H. Talbot, of Aubrey, with a "poss.," and in the "Wimmera" A. WohlerB, was successful with a score of 48. On Wednesday the "Mahoney" was secured by L. Clarke, of Winiam, with a full total of points and the "Rodgers" fell to S. Willis, Netherby, with a "possible." On Wednesday evening the visitors wore entertain ed at a smoke social at the Horsham Mechanics' Institute. ! The Horsham Handicap, 10 shots at 30...

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NHILL SPECIAL STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 March 1914

NHILL SPECIAL STOCK SALE. :o: Messrs Young Bros, report a special horse sale at Nhill on Saturday, 7th inst., as under:—150 horses were yarded, there being a large attendance of buyers, Notwithstanding very slow and dull bidding, 50 head were sold at the following prices: On ac count of Mr F J Williams: 1 bay mare, 7 yrs, £21 ; 1 bay gelding, 7 yrs, £26; 1 bay gelding, 6 yrs, £20; 1 bay mare, 6 yrs, £16; 1 bay geld ing, 7 yrs, £13 ; 1 bay gelding, 6 yrs, £28 ; 1 black gelding,' 2 yrs, £30; 1 bay mare, 5 yrs, £30 ; 1 black geld ing, 2 yrs, £10; 1 bay filly, 2 yrs, £30 ; 1 bay mare, 3 yrs, £37; 1 ches nut filly, 2 yrs, £26; 1 black mare, 7 years, £27 ; 1 bay gelding, 7 yrs, £20 5s: 1 blk gelding, 3 yrs, £27 5s ; 1 black filly, 2 yrs, £17 ; 1 chestnut fiUy, 3 yrs, £26; 1 chestnut filly, 3 yrs, £26. On account Mr F G- Allen : 1 brown filly 2 yrs, £28; 1 bay filly 2 yrs, £16 10s: 1 black gelding 4 yrs, £32; 1 bay filly 2 yrs, £17. On account other owners: 1 draught mare 9 yrs, £7 103 ; 1...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 March 1914

LAND FOR SALE SPLENDID OPPORTUNITIES South Australian Mallee Country. Hicfcorians Buying The South Australian Government have just completed building about 150 milea of Uailway through their MURRAY LAND, and are now laying on water to the Farms, which makes about 900 eq. miles of splendid land waving with feed from 1ft to 3ft high, most convenient for working. It ia the general opinion of Vic torians visiting South Australia that at the present time farms are much cheaper.there than in Victoria, while they are backing .their opinions by pur chasing'in South' 'Australia. The land is of■■ splendid quality, being a dark, red. chocolate and sandy loam with a clay subsoil. The timber, which con sists of clumps of large pine, mallee, and sandalwood, is easily cleared, and is valuable for telegraph posts, fencing etc., whil3 there are HUNDREDS OF ACRES OF 'OPEN PLAINS waving with feed. Thousands of acres ?re now cleared, and this year return Jng from 10 to 25 bushels to the acre. The land ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 March 1914

Please ... A ... WHOLESOME DRINK— BRACING AND REFRESHING Nhill Farmers' Union, MEETING of the Nhill Farmers' Union will bo held at Kozmin alcy's Commercial Hotel on Saturday, 14th March, at 2.30 p.m. Business important. All members are urgently requested to attend, FRANK EASTICK, Secretory. Nhill Hospital Fete and Bazaar, 1914. PUBLICAN'S BOOTH. ^HE Publican's Booth in connection with the above Pete will be sub mitted to public auction by Messrs Young Bros at their offices, at 12 noon sharp, on Saturday next. 14th March. C. H. TOWNS, Secretary. .Lost Watch. F OST on 26th February, between old brewery bridge and hospital gate, wrist band watch. Reward. NURSE MURRAY, ^ Nhill Hospital. For Sale. OR Sale Cheap, second-hand Maasey Harris drill. GOLDS WORTHY, COLES & CO. . Nhill. Duck Shooting. SHOOTING will NOT be allowed on ^ my proporty on WEDNESDAY NEXT, as tho proporty is cloaed againBfc trespassers and shooters until further notice. G. H. MOLL, Nhill Station. Nhill, 10/3/14....

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SOUTH LILLIMUR. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

SOUTH LiLLIMUR (From our own Correspondent). A meeting of the parents of children attending the South Lillimur State School was held on Tuesday, 3rd inst. The business of the meeting was to elect a new committee for the ensuing three years. There was a fair attend ance presided over by the head teacher, Mr M. Martin. The following were elected members of the committee:— Mrs T. Bethune, Miss M. Marchant, and Messrs J. Leason, C. Dyer, J. Black, A. "W. McCracken, and A. Goodwin. A meeting will bo hell within a few days to elect officers. I Mr G. Goodwin will probably be the next to have Iub name on the roll of motor owners. Mr J. Leason and family are spend ing a few weeks at the seaside. They are very fortunate in being away in a cool place, while it has been so hot in these parts during the last few weeks. The little daughter of Mr and Mrs A. W. McCracken has been Buffering from aa internal complaint during the last week or two. We trust that Bhe will soon completely recover from he...

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PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

PERSONAL. Mrs John Young entertained the Federal Attorney-General (the Hon. William H. Irvine) Mr Arthur S. Rodgers, M.P., Mr Jas. Menzies M.P., and Mr TJlbrich at " Yetholm'' on Wednesday evening last. Mr John Kay, who has been a resident of the Wimmera district for over 50 years, and has enjoyed the confidence of Messrs Young BroB and Hagelthorn and Bolton, Horsham, and formerly of Nhill, has decided to leave the district. A function which caused more than ordinary interest in the Caven dish district was held at "Mokanger," the residence of Mrs and W. J. Gar diner, late of Kiata, whose hospi tality entertained all the members ef the A,W.N. League at a social afternoon tea. Several members motored out from Hamilton, includ ing the Hon E. J. White M.L.A. who, with the president of the Hamilton branch, Mrs Gummow, addressed the meeting. All present enjoyed the ad dresses, and felt greatly stimulated by the visit. After the business part was disposed of, the friends adjourn ed to the ...

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HOSPITAL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

HOSPITAL COMMITTEE. The monthly meeting of the above committee was held at the Shire Hall on Tuesday evening, when the follow ing were present;—Messrs O. H. Douglas (President), W. A. Gunn, A. E. Turner, E. C. Davis, W. E. Golds worthy, H.J. Hodbay, C. C. Palmer, J. Young, and the secretary, Mr C. H, Towns. An apolopy for non attend ance was read from Mr Angus Mcintosh. From Tkos P. Pannan, "Lowan Park," Lorquon, enclosing cheque for £1 Is Od.—Received with thanks. _ From W. Cook, Antwerp, enclosing cheque for amount of £2 12s 6, moneys collected.— Received with thanks. l-rom G. R. Riby, Rainbow, re Hospital Sunday demonstration etc. —received. From J. W. Short Senr., Lorquon West., forwarding £1 for son's treat ment in hospital. Received. From Isabel Cory, matron Nhill Hospital, resigning position, and ask ing to be relieved of duties at end of month. The secretary remarked that if the matron was interviewed, she might be induced to stay on. All the nursing staff was pleased with t...

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LIBERAL GATHERING SPEECH BY ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF COMMONWEALTH. FEDERAL AND STATE MEMBERS PRESENT. "KEEP YOUR POWDER DRY." [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

LIBERAL GATHERING SPEECH BY ATTORNEY-GENE RAL OF COMMONWEALTH. FEDERAL AND STATE MEMBERS PRESENT. " KEEP YOUR POWDER DRY.' The combined Liberal picnic in augurated by the Glenlee, Lorquon, and Gerang branches of the People's Party was held near the Glenlee State school on Wednesday last. Alto gether about 300 people were present, notwithstanding that a big social function occurred at Woorak on the same day. The presidents of the various branches of the People's Party were present, viz. —Messrs E. J. McCabe (Glenlee). Geo. Bolwell (Lor quon), and G. K. Klinge (Gerang). Visitors wpro present from Nhill, Gerang, Glenlee, Dimboola, Baker, Nefcherby, Lorquon, and Yanac. Messrs W. H. Irvine M.P., At torney-General of the Commonwealth, A. S. Rodgers, M.P. for Wannon, and Jas Menzies M.P. for Lowan, were cnnvRved to Glenlee in Mr John Young's motor car, and arrived at lp.m. Various motor cars convey ing the members of the Nhill Model Band arrived on the scene soon after wards, and during th...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

WELL A.X1) STKOXtt. What a grand thing it is for women to feci well and strong? The Ladies' College of Ileallh lias brought forward a homo treatment that has restored thousands to hoalth at a trilling cost, Those interested cau find out all about it if they send two penny stamps to ; Dept. 41, Ladies' Collego of Health i 46 Elizabeth St., Melbourne.

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NORTH YANAC. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

NORTH YflifflC, Oar correspondent writes :—After welcoming back Mr Les Tully, a popular resident of the district some years ago, after a ling absence in Western Australia, it was learnt with great regret that another of tht> dwindling Yanac community, Mr Geo. Lynch, contemplated departure toGiigmdra N.S.W. His undoubted popularity was shown by the gather ing at a farewell party held at Mr H.' Brown's residence. In the afternoon a tennis match was held and a plea sant evening was passed in dancing. Messrs B. Falling, It. CrameT, and. P. Baldwinson testified in appro priate terms to the high esteem in which the guest was held in the dis trict. The number of old residents present certified that Mr Lynch car ried away with him the good wishes of all who knew him.

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CEYLON SILK COY'S SWINDLE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

CEYLON SILK COY'S SWINDLE. The local postmaster states that postal notes which were forwarded to the Ceylon silk swindle, and subse quently returned, must be submitted to the Controller M.O., Melbourne, with the name and address of the senders before they can be paid.

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LILLIMUR. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

LILLIMUR. (From our own correspondent). A committee meeting of the Lilli mur Sports Club was held at the Albion Hotel on Saturday, a full attendance of committeemen being present. Mr A. T. Mitchell was elected secretary in the place of Mr Clark, It was decided to pay over moneys won on sports day at the dance to be held on tho same night in the Lillimur Institute, also that all ] momhers holding a members' ticket be allowed to start free in the members' race. A light thunderstorm took place on Friday, but resulted in very little rain, barely enough to lay the dust or bring about a cool change. The weather has been very oppressive of late, and a good downoour would be beneficial both for household and stock purposes, as supplies are getting very low. Wheat and oat carting is com pleted at Lillimur, the bulk of the grain being secured by Mr A, Stephen son, local agent for Messrs W. C. Thomas and Sons, millers, of Queen Street, Melbourne. The largest load for the season was delivered b...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

Australian Women's National League. NETHERBY-LORQUON BRANCH. THE members of the Netherby Lorquon A.W.N. League are tendering a Farewell Afternoon to Mrs Chandler, of Netherby. in the Institute Hall on the afternoon of Wednesday, 25th March, at 3 o'clock. All friends outside the League most cordially invited. B. L. DUFTY, President. Nhill Farmers' (Jnion, A MEETING of the Nhill Farmers' Union will bo held at Kozmin sky's Commercial Hotel on Satuiday, 14th March, at '^.30' p.m. Business important. All members are urgently requested to attend. FRANK EASTICK, ' Secretary. Land to Let on Sh:<.•. TO let on shares, land in any quantity up to 1000 acres good j fine loarny land and black ground, Full particulars to R. G. LANDRY, Diapur. Electric Tram Drivers Wanted "PERMANENT POSITION. Opening JL for smart young men. Write for particulars (with stamp for reply). H. W. CHANNING, Instructor, 311 Lydiard St., Ballarat. money to Lend. OO to £8, security, permanent em ployment. £10 to ...

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KANIVA COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

KANIVA COURT. At tho Kaniva Court Leonard Norris Smith sued Frank Buckley for money duo upon a promissory note to the amount of £13 Is 9d. Tho Bench made an order for the amount olaimed, with 10s costs, in default distress.

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