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Finley Post Office. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 14 August 1908
Finley Post Office Mails close at the Office as fol lows :- , Daily-For Sydney, T.P.O. south west, Narandera, Jerilderie. and Berrigan, at 7 a.m. Train leaves at 7-35 Daily - For Melbourne and Tocumwal, at t> a.m. Coach leaves at 8.30. For Deniliquin, 011 Mondays,' Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 7.30 p.m. Coach leaves at 8 p.m. For Pine Hills, Fridays only,' at 7.30 p.m. For Jerilderie via Springfield, on . Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Satiir-, days, at 6.30 p.m. Coach leaves at 7 p.m. ARRIVALS ^ ? From Sydney, T.P.O:. south west, Naranden--, Jerilderie, and Berrigan; at 7.10 p*m. daily. From Melbourne and TocumwalJ at-7 p.m. daily. 'From Demliquin'ou Wednesdays, Fridays, at 12.30 a.m. On Sun day at 4 p.m. From Pine Hills, on Sundays, at 4 p-m. . From Jerilderie, on Tuesdays, Thursdays,' Und Saturdays, at 8.30 a. m. M. W. CLIFFORD, . Post Master..
Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 14 August 1908
Tocumwal Post Office; . ARRIVALS, Berrigan, Sundays, Wednesdays,. Fridays, II a.m. Finley, daily at 11 a m. Jerilderie, TuesdaysThursday's,, and Saturdays, II a.m. . . Ss'dney, Tuesdays, Thursdays,, and Saturdays at n a.m. and p.m., 'Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Thurs days, apd Saturdays, 2 p.m. Deniliquin, Tuesdaysand Fridays 5P-m. Barooga and Muhvala, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 9 p.m. Yarrovveyah, -Cobram, Numur kah, Melbourne, daily at 3.40 p.m. DEPARTURES. Barooga and Mulwala, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9 a.m. Finley and Sydney, daily 4 p.m.. Berrigan, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 4 p.m. v _ ? Deniliquin, . Wednesdays, and Saturdays, 6 a.Jti. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, at 6 a.m. Yarroweyab, Cobram, Numurkalu and Melbourne, daily at 11.10 a.m.
Keep a Goat. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 14 August 1908
Koon a poat. There aro probably few animals less . appreciated at their true value than tho ordinary goatv Tho old llornans thought moro of it than wo do nowa- i days, and gave it the name "vacca pau- I peris," or tho poor mnn's cow. Its praises, however, aro now sung anew in a book just-published by JO;'J. Dutton and Co., entitled "The' Case for the Goat," and written by an author' with the nom-de-plumo of "Homo Conn- . tries." It is A great pity, ho says, that this animal is not mors gonoraUy kept as it might bo, not only in country dis tricts ;but oven'in city Suburbs where there is a garden. "Where three acres and a cow aro out of reach, three acres and as many goats aro' within most people's possibilities. A cow locks up a'considerable amount of capital. Death or other accident may inflict a serious lAss.1 Moreover, with a single cow it id impossible to maintain a continual supply of milk. Substitute several goats for oiio'^cow, and such a supply can readily Uc'maiiitained. A d...
CONSUMPTION IN NEW YORK [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 14 August 1908
CONSUMPTION IN NEW YORK In the State of New York the amual .death-rate from tuberculosis shows o remarkable uniformity, both as regards the total number of deaths from tills cause, and the relation to the general death-rate. About 14,000 deaths, we learn from the ."Hospital," occur there from tuberculosis In each year, ai-i this -number constitutes from one tenth to one-eleventh of all deaths. Year after' year, while the population has increased rapidly, and while tlu' general death-rate has decreased and " the prevalence of tuberculosis has olsc diminished, this level has been, retainel with little variation. These facts ar.; noted by Dr." John H. Pryor. He con siders that the plan of prevention usu ally employed is haphazard, careless, and Ineffectual. ___
Immigration Matters. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 14 August 1908
Immigration Matters. A most interesting lecture was re cently''delivered by Mr;. Scammell in tl|6''b6arcl::;room of' tho Immigration Lcaguo of: Australia. Professor Ander son' Stuart, * presided. * Tho: lecturer/ who formerly acted as Immigration Commissioner for the WdstdrH' . Australian Government un Tjondon/ arid; is noW-on a brief visit to this'country'in tho interests of British shipping, confined, his1 remarks exclu sively to the' crux of: the Immigration question. ' '. rHe emphasised tho fact that the ini tial stepj1'without'wliich all efforts would;inevitably prove'futile, 'Was first : to h'livb. ttVnfrto' land; available; fooforo any ' considerable iiumbbr',:of ' "immigrants should be brought into tho' country (Applause.) -Intending settlers landing here1 arid fihdihg tliby could not obtain : holdings SVbro'iri a'very .awkward posi ' tiouj and/uaturally wrbto hbmo; giving the'eonhtry a bad namo andjitbre than ' neutralising,all the results of advertis ihgran'd'the best.effo...
ANALYSING THE SOIL AN UNSATISFACTORY SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 14 August 1908
. ANALYSING THE SOIL UNSATISFACTORY 'SYSTEM. Iri the coursc of an Interesting artlclo on this subject, tho "Qtago Witness" ' writes: * "The farmer usually gets mixed up about manuring his land, because he Is not quite clear what the land needs. He distrusts tho work of the analyst, and . having never conducted any experiments on his own account, he falls back on some artificial manure which lias suc ceeded with hlin in former years, and no Improvement Is effected in his crops. The same land skilfully manured with exactly what it required would add half as much more to his returns. This dip trust of the analyst's figures arises from two causes. In the first place, although the. analyst can state definitely the com- . position of the. land and indicate to a minute fraction tho constituent parts of it, he cannot tell ho.\v much of these In gredients are in a condition available for plant food j and in the second place, the analyst's figures are stated in such a way that they might as w...
SELECTING A SIRE. SOME PRACTICAL HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 14 August 1908
SELECTING A SIRE. SOMli PRACTICAL HINTS. Ono of tho most","important questions to thoso'who wish to breed'horses is tho selection of a sife.' On this question .the following remarks, from the Lon don "Live Stock Journal/' are worthy of consideration:-1 ' '"Two matters which will rise upper most in all practical minds fl.ro breeding and soundness; for, no matter to what breed i hdrse belongs, these aro ques tions of paramount importance. No mat .ier how good-looking'a stallion may be, nothing opproachlng a certainty In the , way of results can be expected froth him unless his breeding is right, arid even when ^this Is the'case, tho plrospects _ , of., a throw-baclc arc by no means re mote. The breeder, therefore, If he li a wise man, ,will endeavor to acquaint himself with "the shape and make and general characteristics of. as many a* possible of the ancestors of the sire he. fancies. If he satisfies him that upon tltti whole these were a sorty lot, he may reasonably Indulge In tho h...
Unanswerable. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 14 August 1908
Unansworablo. As tlio philanthropic tourist pursued his course lie saw many things which ho folt needed sympathetic attention. One day ho stopped to gaso at a bare headed inan, who was turning a wind lass" which clumsily hoisted a buckot filled with saiid: ' ^ "My friend," said tho philanthropist, as the "man paused1 to mop his fore head/' "why do'you not cover your head? .This hotvsun is likely to affect the brain?" 1 . "Brain is it?" said-tho man, staring at him, "D'yo' think' if 11 nhd any brain I'd bo hero h'istjng' this bucket?'.' ' v :. /£he toacher of a Sunday-school , class once put tho following question to ti now scholar:'-1- ' "What did Moses do for d living while ho was witfi Jothro?" Thoro was a loiig' Bilonco, during which tho other membcit's of tho class took tlio occasion1 to ' "sizo up" tho newcomer. Tho latter, however, was undisiiia3'cd. After duo reflection ho 'answered / "IHcaso,. ma'a'm, ho married ono of Jbthros daughters."
THE SOUL'S QUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 14 August 1908
THE SOUL'S QUEST. My sou! went forth to seek tho Lord by night' . And wandering through the mazes of' tho world,; -u - . ' . Saw. all tho wondrous scroll of heaven un furled, . . ... " .. . ., Which God's own finger charactercd In light ..Here," said my eoul, "with naming worlds bedlRht . . honvpnlv pnlnxlcs Impearlrrt, With auBt of stars about His chariot fcurl'd Shall I not oeg Him throned r. above tfll ; height?" . > . Ah me! My soul returned disconsolate, . Back 'to tho lowly chamber whero I prayed, And by my sldo tho Lord of Glory sato.i ... ' Ahd oa my head His penrecd hand He laid, "Lo!" quoth my soul, "I loooked for kingly state." ' . : "I am the Son of Man," the Saviour Raid. -Alfred 0, Cooper*
FOXES AS DESTROYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 14 August 1908
FOXES AS DESTROYERS. The heavy snow that fell at Carcoar, last week (writes the Sydney "Dally Telegraph,")' has been the mean's of bringing: to light the fact that'foxes ate more'numerous In this locality than was thought' to bo'the case. Rabbit-trap pers state that when snow was thick on the ground the tracks of the foxes -were easily picked up. In some parts of the bush they state that it must be literally overrun with the pest, as they discov ered nothing else but the tracks of foxes, in the snow. In other parts they state that cats also left numerous trails. The peculiar thing is that no damage' to sheep Is being reported, . and It is thought that the foxes are living on rabbits alone. Experienced' trapp6rs state they have discovered as many as 14 young piipsln one nest. -1* 1 The foxes apparently centre their at tention on rabbits,as they have hot been found to Interfere with' anything else. Trappers* camps are often left without anyone in charge for hours at a time, but none o...
LADIES' COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
LADIES' COLUMN. "Penelope.") /Although the primary object of this letter is that it should be a util itarian one, and as such iof practical benefit to those of you who arc desir ous of making the most of such means of,self adornment as lies within your immediate disposal, still there are sea sons such as when Spring is taking the place of Winter, and Autumn chills m:ikc mock of summer draperies, that the theme of this discourse must necessarily be confined to the larger issues such as the materials which are to foe^ worn,. the modes -which are to prevail, and the general 'tenor of the great dominating factor "what shall we wear." As I told you in the last two prev ious letters, diaphanous materials witn clinging effects arc to have a univer sal vogue so as may be readily imag ined'tTic Spring millinery hijs assumed characteristics in uniformity with this verdict. To conform with this re quirement the new millinery nets as well as tulle and face are brought into operation, ilt may be...
Brief Premierships. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
Brief Prcmlorshlps. Short as it has beon, Sir Henry Camp boll Bonnerman's tenure of offioo as Prime Minister lias been longer than the second Premiership of Pitt from 1804 till1 his death in 1800, than the Premiership of Lord Grauville from 1806 till 1807 than the Preinierships of Canning or of Goderich and of Lord Iloseberry, and than tho first Premier ships of Lord Melbourne, Sir Robert Peel, Lord Ueaconsfield, and Lord Salis bury, and tho third and fourth Premier ships of Mr. Gladstone.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
SHLE, GUNS. RIFLES, REVOLVERS, AMMUNITION. R. Green Estate, 90 Bathurst St., Sydney. Everything Sold at Usual Sato Half Prloo. Price Price D.B.B.L. Farmer Gun. £ 3 15 0 £2 0 0 D.B.B.L. Gun, fitted with Greener Crois Uolt 7 10 0 8 15 0 D.B.B.L. Hammerlcss Gun 12 0 0 G 10 0 D.B.B.L.HammerlessCashmorcSd 0 0 20 0 0 Field Glass, Nttht hnd Day 1 10 0 15 0 Gent's Bicycle. Bnfllish-madc, 1 fitted with Dunlon Tyres VI 15 0 S 17 G D.B.B.L. Gun.Cnshmorc. pigeon 17 0 0 8 17 0 Wizard Camera 2 15 0 17 0 Hand Cnmora, 4J-: Single Barrel Hrcech-'.oading Guns, 21/ j Rock Rifles, 10/6: Saloon, 5/-; Air Guns, 3/6; snoKELBss Cartridges. 7/6 100: Blade Pow der, 6/-; Revolvers. 6/*; quantity of Files, Tools, and host of other lines. ANY OF THE ABOVE GOODS WILL BE FOR. WARDED on receipt of Cheque or P.O.O.. made payable MANAGER. R. GREE>' ESTATE, 80 Batburst-strect, Sydney. TIE OYOLE TYRES THAT LAST Supplied by all Cyclo AgontB in red or groy rubber. Guaranteed for 12 months, red road racing for 6 month...
CHAPTER XXXIV. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
GHAPTIOIl XXXIV. Lastly cnmo "Winter, all clothed in fmp, Chattering his tooth for cold that ilid him drill; Whilst oil his hoary hoard his breath dul freo/.o, And tho dull drops that from his purplo bill ; As from a limhcek adowu distil; In his right hand a tipped Btaff ho hold. With which his feoblo steps ho stayed still, For ho was faint with cold on&lt;l woak with old, '(.'hat scurco his loosed limbs ho ablo was to wold, -Sponcor. nt an onrly' horn* tho following inoi'n ing, tho two friends, accompanied by Ju lian^ set out 011 tlioir first expedition against tho sables and ermines, whoso furs form an important articlo in the eom merco of Siboria. To our hero and his companion tho chnso had all tho charm of novelty to rcoommoml it; and so well guarded against tho climate did thoy feel in their coarso sheepskin dresses that, al though tho cold was at least sixteen do VISIT OF CHARLKS AM) HJiNIlI TO UlCUHEN lflGUT, TIIK KX-THWlSi-l HANKER. grees below tlio freezing point, t...
A SOLDIER OF FORTUNE. A TALE OF THE CRIMEA. CHAPTER XXXIII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
A TALE OP THE CRIMEA. CHAPTER XXXIII.-Continued. "Bottor drink to my release by death from .oxilo and degradation," replied tlio maiden, in excellent French; "and yet I thank you for your courtesy." Sho next offered them tho broad mid salt, of which they each partook, though Charles only understood tho meaning of tho latter. "When tho host and liis .sons had fol lowed tlio example of their quests, tho old Hebrew asked them cautiously tho object of their visit, "Guns and ammunition ?" repeated tho trader. " 'Tis true I have such things ontnusted to mo for tho sale, lmt they aro w&lt;>rth their weight in gold, or silver at tlio least, in this desolate region. Why not apply to tho superintendent at the station?" "Wo have done so, and wcro refused,*' said tlio young mon. "You "went to him first," ojacultited tho old man, sharply. "Woll, well, I bear you no ill-feeling on that account; it was bait natural." Our:horo oxphiined to him that until that v'ory day they had novor hea...
A "Catching" Conundrum. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
"Catching" Conun drum. It was a' Saturday afternoon and! the village street was busy, for many of the outlying settlers had drivent in for their week-end m.ail and: . other necessaries. The day was. mild, with a balmy breeze gently stirring the foliage of the trees that: graced the streets where the well to-do had made theft homes. The; business people were busy attending to' the various wants of .their cus tomers, who .when supplied, stood, chatting - in little groups about the street, or strolled idly along the footpath, and when one of the num ber, a solitary gentleman from a. neighbouring rancti, approached a. neat "villa the door was gently opened and a lady appeared, looking^ intently up the street in the opposite: direction, but as he drew near she ' turned her ,head with a look of ap- . parent surprise, exclaiming, "Here: .1- am caught again" though an on looker could not fail to notice that as he caught a glimpse of the form at the door he halted a moment,, looked wistfully...
Adam's Punishment. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
Adam's Punishment. ."I visited a certain school 0110 day whore Bible instruction was part of tho daily course," says a clergyman, "and in order to test tho children's know ledge asked some questions. One class of little girls looked particularly bright, and I asked tho tallest one, 'What sin did Adam commit?' " 'He ate forbidden fruit.' "'Right. Who tempted Adam?" " 'Eve.' , " 'Not really ISvo, but tho serpent. And how was Adam punished?' "The girl hesitated, and looked con fused. iichind her sat a little eight year-old ,who raised her hand, and said, 'Please, sir, I know.' " 'Well, tell us. Ilow was Adam punished?' " 'Ho had to marry Eve.' ?' "Is tho master of tho honso in?" inquired tho smooth-tongued book canvasser of the littlo boy who had answered his ring. "No," said tho boy. "Little boys should not toll false hoods," said tho book-canvasser. "Isn't that your fathor reading tho newspaper there by tho window?" "Yes," was the answer; "that's pa all right, but ma is out."
A RUDE JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
A RUDE JOKE. One can display no greater breach of courtesy than In deriding anything which a people hold sacred, no matter how absurd the object of veneration may seem to the foreign mind. In an incident told fn "Temples and Ele phants," by Carl Bock, the Siamese au dience showed by their silence and res traint a politeness superior to the fun maker in the ring, although the circus men belong to a nation supposed to be more civilised. Tho sacred white elephants of. Slam are clcarly albinos, but they are seldom, if ever, white. Their usual color is a pale reddish brown, although there may be a few real white hairs on the back. . An English circus at one time visited Bangkok, where the performances were witnessed by the king and princes. One day it was announced that a "real white elephant" would take part In that even* ing's show. The circus'was crowded. After the usual programmo had been carried out two clowns came into the ring. "Did you ever see a white elephant?" asked one. "Oh y...
Farewell Social to Mr and Mrs Hoyle. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
.'Farewell Social to Mr and Mrs lioyle. . From a special Corresponds On Friday evening of last week a number of the residents of Finley and district assembled in tlie School of Arts to bid farewell to Mr and Mr? Hoyle, previous.-to their de parture from Finley to take up their residence in Tocumwal. _. A6out.S.30 people began to arrive, and soon the hall was filled to over flowing. Dancing was indulged in until 11 o'clock, when ail adjourn ment was made for: the .puroose of j .presenting Mr Hoylewith.au illumi nated address. Mr Kvan Jones .occupied the chair, and the toast of the King being duly honored, ex , ,plained in a very feeling speech the object for which they had been .called together. In proposing the .toast of " Our Guests,-" lie referred in glowing terras to the many .?sterling qualities of Mr Hoyle, both in public and private life. As sec retary of the School of Arts," the building we are now in, the speaker .said Mr Hoyle had proved himself JH most capable and energeti...
He Lunched by Proxy. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
Lunched by Proxy. U.S. Senator Cookrcll always, eats apples for his lunch at tho Capitol. Ho generally has a supply in his com mittec-rooin. Tho other day, being engaged in tho Senate, lie sent a page with a noto to his clerk, asking him to send two apples by'tho bearer. The clerk hand ed out tho apples, but the pago did not report to Cockrell. An hour later ho sent for tho pago, and asked him why. ho did not come back with an answer. "Thoro was no answer" said tho pago. "But where are tho apples my clerk gavo you?" . "Why, Senator/' said tho pago, "I ato the apples. Tho clerk handed mo two ,and 1 thought ho gavo them to iuo for bringing tho noto."