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Grain In Bulk. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
rPaiu In Bulk. t State Cainet decided on Tues -L ht t lh sep slhould at, once be Sto engage a Cauadian expert - .system of the bulk handling 'of 1 ia order that he mizht deCisc - tm'e and estimale, ani. report - inistr-. On Friday the Premier I"tn Wittl IthIe 1 " Cbm 'one on the sub&ect. anl a! ramned -a ablegram should be -ent at to Sir Thomas Tait, ex-( hief Conm ner of Victorian Railways, who ? ? Canada. "3 r. Fitpatrick .f i... ommluication with Sir STait," said Mr. Watt. "in re - tie certalin expelt i ut we ehall ile to repor anvthnin, furthler -'?te et into closer touch with
BULK HANDLING OF WHEAT AN INTERESTING STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
BULK HANDLING OF WHEAT AN INTERESTING STATEMENT. The& bulk handling of wheat is a question of vital importance t. the farming- commtunity. Mr. Thomas King, formerly of Willenabrina, who recently made an extended tour of the old countrir and Canada, gave special attention to the handling-.of grain: In bulk;:.and- a statement-by him in:.re gaidd to the 'working of the system will be read with interest. Mr. King writes as follows to: the 'WarrackiLa beal Herald": Having .seen liulk, handling: of grain at. differefit' ports: in:- Europe: and, Ca nada;: I think the Canadian conditions. lend themselyes remarkably well .to the bulk system. The climate. being cold :tlihe- grain does iiot harden'suffi ciently. to: permit of. the threader har voster, _consequently the reaper and • indet~ r, used, and': sodterof the wheat remains stooked init t'e fields for` four and. five months. This could not be so in dur climate, as the grain would shoot, but the cold nights seem to pre ventitit- d...
RABBIT DESTRUCTION. MOST SUCCESSFUL METHODS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
RABBIT DESTRUCTION. -4-- MOST SUCCESSFUL METHODS. At a recent meeting of the Hillston branch of the New South Wales Agri cultural Bureau, a paper on "Rabbit, Destruction," by Mr. R. C. M'Kenzie, was amongst those iread and discussed. Mi'. 3JKenzie said that of all tae methods used for the destruction of 'abbits he- thought:th&e following w-ore amobngst .the. most successful: (1) Poishning? with phosphorised .pollard. This method, of destroying rabbits has. been' oiployed %:more or less successfully for; a number of years. Mfy experience with it- has been that "when there is no green feed, the rab liits will take it readily, and good work can be done in a ,very short time;. buit when there is plenity of green feed it is generally .a failure. 'Amongst the disadvantages -of the poisoned pollard method- is the fact that -it '-destrpys many valuable birds;, for instance, the wild turkey; .liitchused to be`:s mitch sought .after by sportsmen, has prac tically beedi w-i pd out of e...
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Coming Events. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
COMING EVENTS AND TRADEE. Coining Events. The Bachelors' Clul will open the season in the sthire hall on W'edllesdav night. The Mallant picnic will be hed on Wedtnesday at the Neimur and MIallan Junction. The usual monthly meeting of the Swan Hill branch of the Australian Women's National League will be held in the shire hall on Friday hfternoon next at 3.30. A full attendance is ul gently requested. A picnic race meetintg will be held at Nal lung on Saturday, 23rd inst. The: programnme consists of cignt events, nominations for the BrusIt Hurdle Race antl Narrung Handicap Inust be in the hands of the secretary not later than the morning of Saturdal 16th inst. A dance. will hbe held :i tnight.
AUCTION SALES. Edward Trenchard and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
AUC'ION SALS. Edward Trenohard and 01 i Thursday, 14th May-Swan Hmll nightly stock sale. S Tuesday, l2th May-On ra Si Mrs. E. Chappell, at Tyntynder S clearing sale of dairy herd, hor-s g implemonts, &c. Friday, 15th May - On , Mears. E. and A. BMrshl, t l clearing sale of stock, implemenk Tuesday, 19th May-Oan aC.. 31r. H. H. Albrecht, at 'o clearing sale of stock. machine ' ture, &c. Thursday, 28th May-On mortgagee, at tho Royal Hotel, Hill, l of 456 acres of land, Ultima. On a date to be fixed-.SaIeOf1 ship allotments adjoiining -YL , stationH ,a Andrew 8. Mulr and C0 Tuesday, 12th Mfay-On '?w'ti owner, sale of township land L1 BN dnfeday, 20th May-On tsa Mr. W. Hoggen, near Lake Bog sale of stock, implements, furuitul! John Gray and Co. Wednesdaay, th Ma-On Mrs. Bautovitch, at the Whtl Hotel, sale of a suburban aUotm~" i ,. Tuesday, 12th May-On ao ". Jas. Ryau, at Piangil, s5loofIs . i D. J. Connell and Co : Saturday, 9th May-Acc?? tho mart of poultry, fuit, f? i...
Telephone Exchange. List of Subscribers. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
Telephone Exchange, List of SubsoribePs. 23-Bell, W., M'Callum-street 46-Barwick,.T. H., Campbell-street 26-Binns, Ted, and Co. 1l-Brown, Neil 41--Boulton J., Campbell-atreet 44-Caringa Club 12-Chambers, A. H., Campbell-street 3-Chapman and Smith, GUAIhANa'office 3-Chapman, 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-Drumniond, R. M:. private residence Splatt-street - 15-Filmer;,W., hairdresser and stationer Campbell-street 65-Finlay, W. C. ' 24--Gerrand, D, 1M'Calluni-street 16--Gerrand, W. H., Campbell-street 20-Gray,,John and-Co. 47-Gray'aid-Co.'e Motor Garage 49-Guy, John, jun;, M'Callum-street 7-Harris, F; J., Campbell-street 13-Harvey, F. and Co., CampbellUtreet 14-Herridge, hrs. M., coffe© palace Campbell-street 32-Hospital, Public 9-Jager, F. 2-Kimberley, W., private residence 31-Legge;"Dr. F. R. 48-Londoni Bank 19-Lord; A. A. 18- Morgan,-T. H. 43--Mellool Station: 22-M'Donald, D...
WATERWORKS TRUST. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
WATERWORKS TRUST, I MONTHLY MEETING. The monthly meeting of the Swan Hill Waterworks Trust was held on Thuisday night. Present--Coms. H. Pye (chairman) E. G. Gray and J. I Whitham. 3 Correspondence. From the Under Treasurer as follows: -Referring -to your. letter of the 3rd ult., forwarding a communication from the secretary of the agricultural society in regard to the valuations of land, I am directed to inform you that the Land Tax Act makes provision for the i use of tho land tax valuations by municipalities and public departments, including the State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. The Water Supply 1 Commission has, with the concurrence of the previous Minister of Water Sup ply, prepared an amendment of the Water Act, giving the commission power to adopt the unimproved capital value of the rateable property as the basis of water rates, and this value is to be obtained from the Laud Tax Conm missioner's valuations. The Rating on Unimproved Values 'Act, which was passed last's...
COMMERCIAL. Donald M'Donald. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
COMMERCIAL, S Donald M'Donald. t Mr. Donald M1'Donald mlper ductted my fortnightlv stock suJ Thumsday last, and had a fair ht, of both cattle and sheep. Co throughout was particularly kts f the total yarding mact with ra5es Sat improved rates. The adr, dairy herd included some milkers, and was quickly dispa-?i at high prices for the whole tl I herd, 213 averaging £7 5s a tSý i sold as follows:-112 cross t1J small frames, 22s; 1,S meiust 4 and 6 tooth. £L1: 141 merieo0 5 years old. in low conditis, lambs. 15s Id. Cattle-Fat NA 7s to i:7 16?; heiers, to s£6 1?~4; cows, £5 1s to £t 7ss 6d; , ik old steers, £4 9s; 18 month old £2 IOs; poddies, 1 5 6d £3 is d to £8 1S.
RATES OF POSTAGE. Commonwealth [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
RATES: OF POSTAGE. Commonwealth: Letters.-For every, half, ounce, or traction thereof, 1d. Letter Cards.-Single, each, Id. Letter Cards.-Reply, :each ,half, .ldi Posteards.-Single, id. Posteards.-Reply, each half, Id. Printed Papers; as' presoribed, per 2 az or part of 2 oz., i \ Books (printed outside Australia),; 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 •ines, 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 Newspaipers) printed and published outside Australia 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. Commercia...
SWAN HILL HOSPITAL. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
on SWAN HILl HOSPITAL. test MONTHLY MEETING. ,ble ies, The monthly meeting of the corn hat mittee of management of the Swan tou Hill District Hospital was held on Fri ion day night. Present-Messrs. J. H. hen Stewart (president), C. M'Donald, R. the Chisholm, P. Real, W. Moore, E. G. at's Gray, R. K. Patterson and W. Bird. . Correspondence. e From Public Health department, stat go ing that the requirements for the in fectious diseases tents would receive consideration.-Received. ted Medioal Oflper's Report. t The medical officer (Dr. F. R. Legge) reported that 22 patients were in the e hospital on the 31st March, 37 were admitted during April, 25 were dis n charged, 1 died, and 33 remained in on to the 30th April. Daily average, 28.5. the Out-patients, 11. The repot- stated to that the-work had been very heavy. tll and that the daily average was higher than it had been for any month during fan the past six. years at least.-Received. ind Matron's Report. ne, The matron reported. that ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
Dange in Skating Rink. A dance will Le held 'in tho Skating Iern Thursday night, commenc mfainray. 7th April. G;ocd music. TL . L. Monthly Meeting, Friday fteoon, .9O, Shire Hall. OSEED AWHET for sale near a sample guaranteed: all nhud. Prices and particulars Js I 'Phrso n, Comnnission h O REES--700 Acres of SIe Country, adjoining Wood i"on, Apply Edward Trenchard ,,e n Hill. E. ap. PIAXO. in good ' iermewan, Wriglht and (for cash), aUee Root. W»^ad; also, Box Wood. 12 Sl o0ers left at W. Silk's, at T--Oe-arle fade. - 0 tgood second-hand Swan two Sulkies, in good W-AIKER and REAL: UE ,Second-hand Portable NGINLE, for sale, Ruston 8P P ., 81b. working pres &Preo. This engine is on ls side. Apply James I is~ion Agent, Piangil. " HJill, one Green Stone *iL with the word "Kia inder please ltave at the ce. Reward. Thursdlay. either at ths Sale "Cr between Swau Hill and .Q8ddc., a POCKET BOOK, 1e 1apesNrc Reward. rFinder fcro ttend. Eveants 'A n NOR, on Sec. " PN av Pony1 L!SS " I...
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. --o 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, Broomhcad's, Lockhart's, O'Brec's, Youngiera, Euston, Rarrung Bumbang and Mildura 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, Cunninyeak, 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, Wednesdays, ...
FARMERS' AND SETTLERS WAKOOL BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
FARMERS' AND E WAKOOL . RANCI The annual meeting if te branch, of the Pat eL Association was held at nd Hotel on the 22nd nult ? M. Coy (presidents, "w Ift Broomhead, John Loclhart 'A turgh, P. White, W.t 1 W. R. Holmes, R . I"1". E. Pickering. 'TD1 t Eleetion of O0 The following oficefs wereý President, Mr. F. E. Old president, Mr. E. Picketir president, Mfr. W. t r election of secretary waR the next meeting, and ar. he Was appointed to act pr Annual Subscropt On the motion of lessrs inig and Holmes, the an lion fee was fihed at £l, a bty Messrs. Dunstone and it be 15s being lost. Delegate's Reapo Prior to the election of Old, the branchl' delegate o pany the deputation to the ve ales Mlinister of Public nc the Victorian Mlinister of lia connection With th re requt construction of a bridge at and the construction of the (, Swan Hill to Balranald, re'orts the deputation was given ar ipathetic hearing. A Royal was to be aplpinted to t triet, and take evid-nce to railway and the b e,d...
THE VICTORIAN ASSEMBLY ELECTORAL ROLLS. CONTRIBUTED. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
T H jIGnTORIAN ASSEMBL BLSGTO"RL ROLLB. CoTRIBUTED. h:; e '*li* .vo added over a hundrec SI?tpo the names which figurec ~un ed tol rolls of the State. Few 0 l the tate the army of disfranch 52 redw so big or that when it bed those who had formed it d a dd -o lartelv to the voting r of' the metropolitan districts. Vir the latter fact might have aiul ied, for a not inconsider t?-oortion of Melbourne's popu bcl pro, from suburb to suburb, In .whe.Cre lone enough to catch restine?_ I officials doing their work ?e narS~ routine wa.. But, be all ge , ay the figures, now practic trat i ?? how that Victoria's ly roblem the due division of ihaita nis between city and StrVis mre acute than ever. ,rdin to the old iols, the cauntry etos outfUnbered the metropolitau Ely 49. Those who studied the by 'and who realised their signi W 'nes_ lod them depre-sing. They -ed that far too large a proportion Sctoria's adult populationl was set lein Melbourne. But the figures of ".v give the tiny metropolita...
Water Supply for the Mailee. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
Water Supply for ths Malleo. The State Rivers and Water Supply dipartments are having the leve? taken of a strip of country along thet 142nd meridianl down as far as block -IB, containining 155,000 acres. The land lics south "from .Mhildura about 20 miles, and has no-petrmanqnt- water on it, and has been hold under an annual grazing licence for a number of years at a very low renit. The object in taking levels is to ascertain whether there au'o any obstacles to giving a domestic and stock supply in the event of its being made availablo under mallee selection leasehold and also to locate suitable catchmenL areas before put ting down tanks and dams. Some of tho land known as the Raak country is open salt bush plains, and with per manent water the whole. area could be subdividod and 'settled. The northern boundary of the bldck is from ten to twelveo miles distant from the Mildura. railyav at Yatpool and any water conservation scheme would no doubt provide for an extension of recent sur...
NYAH. Trade Progress. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
NYAH, Trade Progress. A Lutchering cstablishmeat 1 i opened hem Iy a Swan Hill frri c premises for a barber's :; Cik tilliard saloon are shortly to t: Best Kept SBhool GPonas Intimation has been reird the Nyah school grounds hve ? been placed illst as the best kd the Kerang district. The A.?1p this year goes to Borung--eai the list., Nyah school "having i honor last year. Tree Planting. A busy Saturday afternoon TM. by the adherents to the MIethai and their friends. A number d. t were planted: to enclose their site on the river township. T7t were supplied from the school a Recreatlon Reserv e The newly formed committnd di above made a tour of in1e.a C'owu lands available for a. : A fine piece has been cbcE the intersection of the Wood Wlst Yarraby roads.
Newspaper Subscriptions [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
newspapoer ubscriptio?Ns -:0:--- 1The following is the law relating to newspapers : i. Persons who take delivery of and read a newspaper, although they do not authorise newspaper proprietors to forward 6amne, are liable for payment. (Persons who have newspapers poted, to them when not ordered, should re fuse to carry samne away from the post otfice, otherwise they become liable for the amount of subscription). 2. Subscribers who do not give ex press not.ice to the contrary are con siderco as intending to renew their subscriptiont. 3. ' 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 obllce to which they are directed, they are re.sonsible until they have settled their bills and ordered their papers to be dis continued. b5: suIbscribers move to other places without informing the publisher, and tne papers are sent to th former addxae sucbih...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
BARTRAM AGENCY, C"tA STREET, SWAN HILL E (Close Railway Station). '~esident Expert and Ropresenta e . ..r. FRED KNIGHT, attends to ietneeds in Dairying and Irriga ion Machinery. t 1e I19?TIODEL ALFA--AYVAL m and Felix Engines for Driving pmps, Shearing Machines, Chaffcut ters awbeuches, &c. petpor Duplicates and Oils stocked at .JBartram and Son E PTY. LTD., 686-588 Bourkeo8t, Melbourno. JAMES M'PHERSON GENERAL Commission Agent, PIANGIL, ??BES to draw e attention of W-Farmers and all concerned in and orad Pisngil, Tooleybuc, Nyah, Yarra. by'and surrounding districts that he has sow'established a General Commission Agency Business at Piangil Finger Post. e feels confident, being an Expert with FsarmingandGeneral Machinery for seven an, to supply Machinery equal to any ied'throughout the Commonwealth. All-parts of T. Robinson and Co's. MIchinery kept in stock. AGENT FOR T, Robinson and Co., Spotswood. eicher and Co.'s Manure. Yokshire Insurance Go. Walker and Real's Gigs and B...
Swan Hill Guardian PUBLISHED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. MONDAY, MAY 4, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. County Court. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 4 May 1914
PUBLIBHED MONDAY AND THUicDAY Evmrora MONDAY, MAY 4, 1914; o GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. ----- . County Court. A sitting of the-Swani Hill County Cburt will be held on Thursday. Three - cases and a garnishee hearing will be dealt with. Judge Moule will prob Ce ablyipreside. - Swan .Hill-Balranald Railway. m . League. by. A meeting of theSwan Hill-Bal ranald Railway -League- was held in be -the, Federal .Hotel. on Thursday ,night, and was presided over by the-president, Mir. R. T: Scott. The secretary .rcad a ' considerable amoint 'of correspondence in relation to the recent deputation to the Minister of Works for New. South Wales in :support of- the Swan Hill Balranald line. The president reported the result of the deputation to. the Ma inisters' of both Governments, which has already been published. Both Minis . ters gave a very favorable reply, the 19. delegates were -well received, and tl e ce Ministers appeared to be -greatly im 8; pressed with the evidence - placed before.them. The'rep...