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POLITICAL LABOR COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

POLITICAL LABOR COUNCIL. The local branch of the f.Li.U. held the usual fortnightly meeting on Saturday evening last, the presi dent (Mr A. E. Kossatz) in the chair. There was a good attendance of members. It being the first meeting in the new financial year the election of officers for the ensuing term took place. The following were elected :— President and treasurer, Mr A. E. Kossatz; vice-president, Messrs H. Walker and D. W. McKenzie; secre tary, Mr J. R. Walfcher; auditors, Messrs H. Walker and T. Harkon ; committee, Messrs H. Barnes, H. C. Barnes, and J. Booth. The various officers returned thanks for the con fidence reposed in them, The balance sheet, which showed a substantial credit balance, was adopted. Corre spondence was received and dealt with from the following .—J. 11. Gray, sending in his resignation ; secretary Lowan Electorate Council, ro books of tickets; secretary Central Execu tive, re opinion of position of members of tho A.W.U. to the local branches of the P.L...

Publication Title: Nhill Free Press
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A BUSY DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

A BUSY DAY. The town presented a very busy appearance on Saturday last when Messrs Young Bros, held their special horse sale. At the firm's sale yards all the available seating accommoda tion was taken up on the rostrum, the rails being crowded with people who were interested in the sale, while large numbers congregated in Macpherson Street and throughoutv the yards. The streets wore crowded during the afternoon, many visitors being present from all the district centres, Kaniva and Lillimur being particularly well represented. The prosperity of the district was clearly reflected by the volume of business transacted at tho various business establishments during the afternoon and evening.

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

NEW INSOLVENT. Frantz Albert Docking, of Murray villo, farmer. Debts, £744 Is 9d; assets, £680; deficiency, £64 Is 9d. Causes of insolvency—Failure of crops 1911-12, 1912-13, and 1913-14; pressure of creditors. Mr T. W. Duraut, official assignee, Nhill.

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NHILL—WINTAM MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

NHILL—WINTAM MAIL. Mr Arthur S. Rodgers, M.P. for Wannon, was communicated with and asked to have a twice weekly mail established between Nhill and Winiam. Mr llogers has received tho following letter from the Acting Deputy Postmaster-General:—" Sir, —With reference to your strong representations in connection with a communication roceived by you from Mr H, E. Dahlenburg urging that a twice weekly miil service be estab lished between Nhill and Winiam on Tuesdays and Fridays, I beg to in form you that the Nhill-Winiam service has been re-advertised for tender until the 24th March, and offers for the conveyance of mails once or twice a week may be sub mitted. On receipt of tenders tho question of increasing the frequency of the service will receive considera tion," Winiam residents will be pleased to learn that the Department is taking action to have the mail Beryice improved.

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TRAVELLING WITHOUT A TICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

TRAVELLING WITHOUT A TICKET. At the Dimboola court, Constable Madin proeeeded against John Wilson for travelling on the railway without a ticket. Mr A. Sweetman, station master at Dimboola saw defendant in a truck, and when asked what he was doing, replied that he had got in in Dimboola. The stationmaster handed Wilson over to the police, who elicited the fact that defendant, who had no money, had got on the train at Servicoton, and intended travelling to Horsham in search of work. Wilson was fined 10s in default dis tress, and being unable to pay the fine, was sentenced to 24 hours im prisonment.

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PARTY TO TOUR RIVERINA. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

PARTY TO TOUR RIVERINA. Messrs Henderson and M'llrath intend to tour the Narrandera, Teraora, and other districts of Riverina with their bis Russell automobile, and will leave Nhill about the 20th inst. Two seats are vacant in the car and anyone desiring to make the trip is asked to communi cate with Messrs Henderson and Mcllrath, Massey - Harris depot, Nhill*

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

DIAPUR From our own Correspondent. General regret was expressed here when it became known that Mr and Mrs F. W. Coles was about to sever his connection with the township, whero for a number of years he has so successfully conducted a general storekeeping business. In the im mediate future Mr and Mrs Doles in tend to take an extended holiday. Harvest thanksgiving services wore conducted in the local Methodist (Jhurcft on Sunday last. In the evening Mr Allen, from Kaniva, preached an impressive sermon to a large congregation, and in the even ing the ministrations of Mr Bell were attentively listened to. The decora tions were pleasingly attractive.

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CAVENDISH DISTRICT WHEAT YIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

CAVENDISH DISTRICT WHEAT YIELDS. Mr Oswald CJuzens, brother of Mr Harry Cuzens, late of Nhill Station, gave evidence of the marvellous pro ductive qualities of the land in the Cavendish district. On his property " Melville Park," which is situated on the route of the Cavendish to Tolonda railway line, midway be tween Cavendish and Balmoral, he secured 24 bushels of wheat to the acre, and 34 bushels of oats per acre, and in view of the early completion of the railway is clearing anofchar 600 acres for cultivation. One of the small farmers on the closer settle ment blocks harvested 1100 bags of grain. This proves that with in dustry good yields can be secured.

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PRICE OF WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

Price of whea.t. i Our Melbourne correspondent wired yesterday as follows:—Wheat in Mel bourne is quiet. March delivery is quoted at 3s 9|d, The price of wheat at the Nhill mills yesterday was 3s 5d, oats Is 6d.

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WEST WIMMERA CHURCHES OF CHRIST. CONFERENCE AT KANIVA. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

WEST WIMMERA CHURCHES OF CHRIST. CONFERENCE AT KA.NIVA. Tho above conference was held at Kaniya on 4th March, and proved in every respect a great success. The meetings on what has cp1*1® be called " Conference Sunday ' (that is, the Sunday preceding ,^10 °on;01j" ence) were, as usual, largely attended. At eleven a meeting was held for the observance of the Lord's Supper. The hall was nearly filled witli worshippers, some of whom had come a considerable distanco to be present. Mr A. R. Benn presided at the table, the serving deacons being Messrs Eastwood, Goodwin, Saltmarsh, and Rowe. Messrs H. and A. Whisson read the Scriptures, and Mr W. il. Allen delivered an exhortation, his subject being "In Memoriam. In the afternoon and evening Mr Allen spoke to large and appreciative audi ences, his subjects being, respectively, "Christ's test of Discipleship and " Our unchangeable Record.' In the afternoon and evening meetings some special musical items were given. . Wednesday's Meetings. ; ...

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

WINiAffl. (From our own Correspondent). A meeting was held on the 2nd inst to elect a school committee to ! take the place of the one retiring. There was only a small attendance, a number of parents apparently taking little or do interest in the education of their children. The retiring chair man, Mr C. Wohler8 who was highly complimented for his servicep, de clined further election on the grounds that he had no children attending school. The following were ap pointed members of the new com mittee:-Mr and Mrs R. Weir. Messrs G. Westendorf, J. Westendorf, A. Pilgrim, W. Pilgrim, and E. Bound. A meeting has been convened to elect a chairman and correspondent,

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

SPORTING. CRICKET. Nhill journeyed to Dimboola- on Wednesday last and succeeded in obtaining another rather easy victory over their old rivals. G. Deans came to Nhill's rescue with 38 made in his old time form. Douglas aud Stevens shared honors for second place, each compiling 18. Kozminsky appears to be gaining credit as a batsman, and hit out briskly for 11, while in the second innings 24 road after his nan: \ Eric Hudspeth also got into double figures, and tho iunings closed for 11G. Ditnboola opened well, and at the fall of the first wicket 21 showed on the board, A. Wilson scoring 16. The brothers J. and L. Gooding became associated, and by vigorous hitting soon had 15 and 10 to their credit, but the rest of the team tailed and tho innings closed for 72. Nhill shaped even better in their second innings. I. Young rattled up 39, Stevens 15, Douglas 14, Hudspeth 10, O'Sullivan 12, and P. Gooding 10. The Nhill team were entertained at afternoon tea by the lady and gentle man suppor...

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WIMMERA SHOW DATES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 March 1914

WIMMERA SHOW DATES. i Stawoll, 15th and 16th September. Rupanyup, 18th September, (or j another date to be fixed.) I Horsham, 1st and 2nd Octobor. i Nhill, 7th October Warracknabeal, 9th October Beulah, 13 th October Dimboola, 14th October Hopetoun, 16th October Natimuk, 16th October (or another date to be fixed) Jeparit, 20fch October Murtoa, 2lst October Rainbow, 28rd October The Nbill horse parade will ba held on Wednesday, 19th August.

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

From Our Own Correspondent A general meeting of all parents of children attending the Yanipy State School was held at the school on the 2nd inst. As each member of the school committee had retired the previous week, the business of the meeting was to elect a new committee for the ensuing three years. The following were elected : —Mesdames E. Tink, G. Meyers, S. Moar, G. Allitt, and Messrs H. Allitt, S. Moar, and F. Moar. Mr G. Allitt was elected chairman, and Mr F. Moar, sec- retary. Mr J. McDonald has decided to ex- tend his premises by adding three large up-to-date rooms to his present dwel- ling. Mr L. N. Smith, of Kaniva, is the contractor. Foxes are numerous this year. One farmer has been unfortunate in losing several fowls, and attributes his loss to foxes. The pumping plant at the Yanipy well has just been repaired by Mr Kieley, supervisor of wells in the Lawloit Shire.

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LAWLOIT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914

LAWLOIT. From our own Correspondent. On Saturday night last a meeting of the Lawloit Athletic Club was held at the Lawloit Hotel for the purpose of electing officers for the forthcoming sports. There was a good muster of supporters. There were three gentlemen nominated for the position of handicapper, namely, Messrs J. J. Meagher Senr., J. J. Bell, Lillimur, and W. Krelle, Woorak West. The voting placed Mr Meagher at the head of the poll, and a lively discussion arose as to the advisability of having a local man for the position or an outsider. Event ually Mr Meagher withdrew - his nomination, and the result was that Mr Bell was duly elected handi capper. Mr C. Daniels, of Kaniva, was elected starter, and Mr A, Muller assistant starter. Judges— Messrs Arfcbur Rintoulo and J. Irons. Gatekeeper, Mr A. Schmidt.

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DIMBOOLA SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914

DIMBOOLA SHIRE COUNCIL' Last week the monthly meeting of the Dimboola Shire Council was held at Rainbow. Present—Crs McCabo (president), Hoffmann, Wiedermann, Ryan, Newcombe, Hamdorf, P. Bono, Klinge, Innes, and Gawifcb, with the engineer (Mr St E. D'Alton), and the secretary (Mr H. D'Alton). Cr Mackenzie was absent owing to the Lutheran Church Synod, and Cr Walsgott is on a holiday in New Zealand. South Riding. Contract No 18, 1914.—Supplying 40 cubic yards of stone on trucks at Rainbow. Two tenders; referred to South Riding councillors. Contract No 27, 1914.—Forming on 5-chain road near Elsom's, Dimboola. Threo tenders; 0. Oreasy's, £24, accepted. Contract No 28, 1914.—Forming be tween E. Mibus's and Miller's Katyil. Four tenders ; C. F. Nuske's, £9 10s, accepted. Centre Riding, Contract No 4, 1914 (re-advt.)—Grubbing and clearing and filling ruts at Walliss's, Babatchio. Two tenders; C. F. Cramer's. £37 lGs lid, accepted. Con tract No 19, 1914.—Grubbing and clearing 120 chains ne...

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KANIVA NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914

KAN1VA HEWS Cr James McCracken, who has been indisposed for some time, was able to get about last Saturday. Cr McCracken has been under the care of Dr West. Miss M. McDonald, who is a" patient in Nurse Lackmann's private hospital, is making satisfactory progress towards recovery under the care of Dr West. Vera Reterson, 11 years of age, daughter of Mr H. Peterson, of Sands-, mere, is at present seriously ill in IvaDiva. Dr West has purchased a new 30 h.p. Ford car which has arrived here. Mr Jas. Olney, of Yanac, has pur chased from Mr J. Robertnon, Acme Motor Company, Melbourne a 20-2o h.p. Regal car, built by the celebrated Regal Company, of Detroit, Michi gan, U.S.A. The car is complete with all accessories, has a 10-inch clearance, electric light?, self starter, demountable rims, and is very nicely upholstered. There are now quite a number of cars in this district. The Lord Bishop of Ballarat, Dr Green, held a confirmation service at St. Augustine's Church of England on Friday, a...

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ORANGE BLOSSOMS. CRAMER—SIEMERING [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914

OfiANGF- BlOsSOMS ckameb-siemeeung I , the smartest and most I weddings among our | in'-'"'®',.,{? -.oc celebrated on Wcd ■ ' t''1'" l ist at Woorak, when Mr r"?<) ' f'ranier, eldest son of Mr and H'"'1'* n of Yanac, was united Mr:! C'Sv bonds of matrimony to !?!second daughter of Mr and L"ir g! of Woorak. _ The vinony , ] |)V Pastor F. Schulze, of f'l' - v! '; the large hall, the interior hi -V:1; "ed been made to resemble ol 'v!-rate chuich. The deorations ..rrapcemfints, the work ot s many lady friends, were 11 v accomplished. Above the il' bri \V. Sieiiiciii'-g, l.i was most _ impressively by 1 ie I ad fa i tec ranf mar nccoiuvuBu*~. ||,;in;,v coup'-e a large wedding bell (•v-i='^ii.-'!><j)]di>dI and on trellis work {pn'i'i'her side of the altar were I ho initials of the bride lanJ bridegroom in conspicuous silver Ijarrs interwoven with dainty If,? At 8.30 fully 220 guests Ifhi; arrived in time to witness the bridal party led by the §cltT::vn)'iii. en...

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BOYEO. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914

BOYEO (From our own correspondent). The following gentlemen have oeen duly nominated for membership the local school committee:—Messrs McDonald, C. Roberts, A.. Munro. H. May, J. McEwan, J. Maynard, andP May. The first-mentioned three were members of the old committee. Rain fell here on the afternoon night of Thursday last when 40 pow*9 were registered. This will holp *° replenish hoiuw ikirite; .™durb were greasy depleted by the heavy de mauds made upon them during the spell of dry, hot weather; but many farmers will be short of water for stock unless a good downpour occurs very soon. A few of the farmers, evidently be* lie vers in the adage " The early bit« catches the worm,'' are already pr0' paring the more workable portions of their land for sowing, but such wors will hardly be general for a few weeks yet.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914

For Sale. A.N.A. TREADLE SEW ING MACHINE, in good order; £4. Taken as part pay ment for Veritas. Hapsburg organ, 12 stops, in perfect order ; cheap. F J WATTS, Sewing Machines, next Makin'8, Nhill.

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