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POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
'POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. - 0)---. Mails are received and despatched at the Swan Hill Post Office as follows :- MAILS OLOSE For Melbourne, Bendigo, Mitlamo, Pyramid Hill, Kerang, Mystic Park, and Lake Boga daily at 11.25 a.m. For Burra, Broomhead's, Lockhart's, O'Bree's, Youngiera, Euston, Narrung 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, Aligie'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 Fri days at 7 a.m. For Albrecht's, Nesbitt's, Liowahi Neild's, Yahga, Stony Crossing," Hos. burgh's Holmes', Wakool, Stenning's, Condoulpe, Finlay's, Spinks', M'Olel land's, O'Riley's, Cannally and Bal ranald on Mondays,...
LOCKING THE MURRAY. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN INQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
LOCKING THE .MURRAY. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN. INQUIRY. In connection witth the act passed by the South Australian Parliament last year, authorising the` locking of 'the River -Murray from'tlie-oiibth to Went worth at an estimated cost of £1,070,000, tie Railways Standing Committee of that State has been deputed to inquire into and report upon the economic aspects of the ,transpoiktof piodlice from the Murray lands to the sea?loa'rd. " In pursuance of this duty, the committee, consisting of Messrs. P. T. Heggarton (chairman), A. von Doussa, W. Hague, H. Chesson, J.' P. Wilson and H. Jack son, took evidence at State Parliament House on Thursday.. Mr. Falconer, manager for. the Aus tralian Mercantile, land aind Finance Co., stated that last season his company received from the Riverina at Echuca. 14,648 bales of wool. He was bf opilt ion that ditet c~iiii~uiicaton' with the seaboard would be advantageous to the pastoralists on the Darling, but that those.. on the Murrumbidgee and Upper Murray...
FOOTBALL. SWAN HILL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
FOOTBALL. SWAN HILL ASSOCIATION. A meeting of the Swanillill Football Associatio nwas..held `at. Wilkins' hotel on Friday night _.1st. "The folloi'ing officers were elected:-Preaident, Mr. M. W Wilkins; vice-president,. Messrs. E. Walker anld J. Reinkelurs; sebre tary and treasurer,, Mr. W. T..Ross. Theo Lake Biga; Imperial, Fauigh-a Balligli and Fire. Brigade clubs signi fled their intentioii of comtiting in the association during the. season. It was decided to obtain. ientral umpires from Bendigo for all the matches. List of Matches. Tlie following is list of matches:- May 13.--Imperial v, Fiie Brigadet. S16.-Paugh-a.Ballagli v. .ogi7 ,, 0. --Faughs v. Fireo Brigade. ,, 23.-Imperial v. Boga. .-, 27.--Faughs v. Imperial.. , June 3.-Boga v. Fire Briigade.? , 10.-Fire Brigade v. Imperial. :, 17.-Bogs v. Faugh-a-Ballagh. ,, 24.-Bogy v. Inperial. 27.-Fire Brigiade v. Boga. July 1.-Fire Brigade v. Faughs. ,, 8.-Imperial v. Faughe: 11.--Iniperial v. Boga. ,, 18.-Faughs-v. Bogs; . . 22.-I...
FARMERS' ASSOCIATIONS. RURAL PRODUCERS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
FAl MERS' ASSOCIATIONS. RURAL PRODOCERS.' "W.F.K.," writing in the "Adver tiser," says;-The disbandment of the Rural Prod'cers' 'Association, brought about by . hie executive's fear that it would :b cited..before the Arbitration Court bv' the Rural Workers' Union, hiis had the elffect of depriving the fainer anid rural producer of a multi tudo.of benefits which ho could enjoy oiillv y means of membership of sucil a body. While the facts, in themselves, which led the executive to the decision are no doubt sulficient to call for seri ous consideration, thole, is a deep rooted feeling among the ratnk and file that the members and district coun cils shduld have been. consulted before sich a drastic move was. made. 'The opinion is quite general. that,. in the face of:the powertu. attack whichbwas threatened by .the rural workers, would it :iot have savored of better general ship and keener strategy,, as weUi as following a primal law, if the-associa tion : strengthened their defence ,to ...
SHIRE OF SWAN HILL. ENGINEER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
SHIRE IF SWAN HILL . ENGINEER'S REPORT. :-The following report of the shire en. Iiheer was dealt with at the council mteet. ing on Tuesday liat- . -I'he engineer (Mi, A. .. D. Brown) !econlended the tollowing payiii ht~ on contracts:- . Contract. 36.13;, W,;'Kenzie, Ohillif gollah, clearing and grubbi ., in Podis Let. Final payment £2 4s5 ud·an re. fund ot 'deposit, 2 :16s'6d Approved. Con:tract. 4-:13,. ii. i;:".M: t'Carthy, clearing and ,grubbing on , boundary between .umel 'nd Woorien. Firit progi- s. jpayment £9; 60 chains:.done. -Appioved.' Cofntrnct 62-13, C. R; Wilkinson and G. Gray, .cleing antd grubbing neAar Shireys 'Taia. SecId progress pa ment £10. IHoie now tu be ulled tlh?oughout.-Approved. ?Contract 64-iL, Sheehau Bros., clear ing anid ,gubbin-i off- I beI t road, 15 bs. Cabholes yet to be iiieaý red up, _-Appr6ved. Contract 65-13, W. Bird, clearing and grubbing in Woorinen. tirst progre:s payment £10. Work pot entirely ..ti4 ractory; on. first inspection. C'abhole ll...
Comstock's Nerve and Bone Liniment [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
Comstock's Nerve and Bone Liniment hI a Powerful, penetrating p:epaara ion, which acts through the pores ci the skin on the nerves, bones and tusc'les. It possessps the marvel lots properties of a prompt pain-kill tr, and is nnsurpasced as a remedy for the pains and aches to which hu al bEings are .ubjct. and which only an external remedy can relieve. It orercornes the pains and aches h ,tei.ag thi tef 't on the deli mte nerves, ca;:sinz the circulation of the blood to be fully maintained thrcugh the injured part. It is an tOratlable remedy for s?rains and -fr reducing swellings, which. under it isnluence, become softened and dý appear. PReumatism. Sciatica. and Lum bago alil Yield to the powerful. pene 1tatio and roncuering properties of th Linimaent if used in connection 'it Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills ecording to directions. For stiff Joints, Neuralgia, Lame S', Scalds, Burns, Contracted o cles, and Painful Swellings, it ill be found that Comstock's Nerve ad oe lntment is a spl...
CORRESPONDENCE. BLOW FLY PEST. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GUARDIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. BLOW FLY PE9,. SZE EDiITOR OF THE GOARDIAN. -The accomplnyin letters were rat the last meeting of the pasturee redtthe board, when the secretary P1otrcion to prepare subscription ts .1stech director and himself, and ets for eachds in aid of the pastoral to cou Stockhclders are requested t m . ot tor7Sad Oheir subscriptions y the directors or the beoretary. - 1, D,' HDSON, Secretary. ,. Chamber, 10 llgl1 stre' Sdin Tb 3 1914.-Dear sir--As BYev` alteady teen informed by iUlar letter, this committee has for Smonths pat been engaged in. e the blow-fly pest, which has aSuuch loss to the sheepbriede s tte. The work has been con n conjunction with the Govern et dep i tents, and is now assuming re important and extensive dimen s. isn due course you will be onpo oaesiou of the result -of elae rhense investigations that ite een, and are still being, made. amittee realises that the scope ?inrtitions must be wide and o if any tangible result is to e oined which is likely to be o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
'Swan ll Timber Yard. (Late DRU ND and SNELL). O----* -0 THE BUSINESS IS NOW BEING CARRIED ON BY RAL PH M. DRUIVlOND, SOLE PROPRIETOR, IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. R.M.D. trusts to .merit the same patronage as shown to ITh fiý in the past. TIIBER I T$IBER! of all- il-pitrFoli 'Stooked. IRONMONGERY, WIRE NETTING, BARB & PLAIN WIRE. . P.lumhuing. - GALVANIZED CORRUGATED. IRON. - FUNERALS CONDUCTED IN ANY PART OF THE DISTRIOT. ---0--- NEW PERFECTION .KEROSENE STOVE.,. I.X.L. COOKING STOVE. ALSTON'S WINDMILLS. Agent for Noew Zealand Insurance Company, Norwich Unic Fire Insurance do ---0- NOT TiEH ADDRESSit Ihilelolc ad 0Calisi, OPPOSITE POST OFFICE, PALL MALL, BENOIGO. And at CASTLEMAINE. ---o- I- TELEPHONES - BENDIGO-643 and 644. CASTLEMAINE-110. Tailors, Mercers, Hatters, and Leading Bootmen. -.0-- SELF MEASURE ENT FORMS A?ND ABU.ND ANCE OF SAMPLES SENT ON APPLICATION. CARRIAGE PAID :on all Parcels over 10s. to the Nearest Railway Station. SN HILL BURRDIR. PUBLISHED EVERY *UJ Mondayia...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
tibht,~I fn lue ees and rosy lips hi ahad11t hide behind, D pleasures that one sips .r please the mind. n see a gripe amain k our fortuine-wob her ; ie the blue eyes bright again Od Great Peppermint Cure. ON SHARES--700 Acres of R t e Country, adjoining Wood Ca a Apply 0 Edward Trnchard S .WH AT for Sale.-Improved "tweidil and Dart's Imperial. Sr Ol,~L ockhart, Gooduight, Swan h?op~o. - - Fa About 35 Acres of Land, ý Tr?eble, 8 acres planted with por wre lot one year IodL in one b: 1otý, t Qrht rcbascl . For ": AInlLLCuC !y ah. F" i~ - OATEN HAYSTACK. S plenbdid tns five miles from Swan Stf n W1 ality, has cut 22 bage M1 r Insured till 15t July, 1914. SA E. . RYLAND. , Tw od second-hand '? - and two Sulkies, in good SEER & REAL. SPO nds R. ward SL. ? Iianina, : Bay Ponv aY eLobranied li over hal? J r Xh WA 1 all round. J' T, WALSfe, Kaneira. Swan l1ill Fire Brigade. Equipment Fund. A PUBLIC MEETING in connection with the above will be held in the Fire Station, M'OCrae-street...
Handicapped. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
Handicapped. Saxe, the American poet, was: once. taking a trip on a steamer, when he fell: -in with -a .lovely young lady to whom. he made himself very agree .able. Of course, he made an- impres sion upon the damsel, who said at -parting--"Good-bye, Mr. Saxe, I fear you will soon be forgetting me."' ."Well, my dear young lady," said ,the- inveterate punster, "if I was not a married man already, you may rest. assured I'd be for getting you."
8000 MILES FOR A WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
8000 MILES FOR A WIFE. From the banks of the sunny Nile to the western slopes of the mighty Rocky Mountains is the long trip Mr. Percy Williams, of London, is taking to win a blushing bride. Mr. Wil "liams.is a wanderer on the face of the earth. Born in London thirty years ago, he quitted the city when he was twenty-one years of age to -begin a roving career. On the continent of Europe he spent two or three years most of the time wandering along the Mediterranean Sea. Then he wander ed to South America for. a year or two, most of which time he was en gaged in various occupations in the Argentine. Four years ago he went home to .England. There he met his fate in the form of a dainty English maiden. He wandered on into Africa, finally securing a fine position in Cairo, .Egypt In the meantime the lady had removed from London to British Col umbia, with her. parents. Nothing daunted, however, the stalwart lover .sailed from Cairo to London, then across the ocean to Quebec, then over land...
Maybe! [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
Maybe! Not very long ago Mr. Rockefeller was t.ilking to a group of New York business men, all of them million aires, but none of them American born. "After all," MIr. Rockefeller remark ed, "when one comes to look at it. you fellows are only intruders. : one of you were born here. You're enmi grants, and you're apt to forget what you owe us natives for letting you in." "Maybe," commented an Irishman thoughtfully. "Maybe. But you for get one thing. We came into America with our fares paid and our clothe.; on our back. Can you say the same?" !--
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
' WELSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The Welsbach Air Gas Ma chine is so aim pie that a child can work it with imr'nity. Suitable for Lighting, Heat nlg and Cook lug. We guar antee satisfac tion with all our Machines, and to prove, this we will put a machine in for one month free of charge, and if not suit able, will remove same free of al! cost to you. Write. for Catanlcge. W?LSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, (', )OriNSiDALrT Ti. f.IFT+r iTIN1ýi¢. i L.rtTý MONKEY BRAND - A EVERY BAR BRINGS GLADNESS The Housewife who uses Monkey Brand for Spring Cleaning is never tired of singing its praises. .Monkey Braind saves labour and :does its work quickly, yet so thoroughly that the house is cleanaiand :fresh from attic to cellar. Monkey Brad WON'T WASH CLOTHES; LEVER BROTHERS LIMITED, SYDNEY. O iNVflNTORUS PATENT S Obtained in Commonwealth and Else wvhere for improved methods of Appli ances, Tools; etc., of any description Full Information, Costs, e...
John Obeyed. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
John Obeyed. Just prior to the balloon ascent, which formed one of the chief events at'a Dig gala and flower show, a deter mined little woman elbowed her way through the crowd towards the car, and began to make a scene. Her hus band had arranged for an aerial trip, and had already taken his set. He hd, however, reckoned without his wife. "My dear good lady," said the aero naut, soothingly, "your husband is quite safe in my hands. I'm no nov ice, you know. I own quite a number of balloons!" "I'm not talking about balloons!" snapped the lady decidedly, "I'm talk ing about husbands. He's the only one I have, and he's not going up in that thing! Come out, John!" And John came out. "There is nothing more uncertain than a horserace," exclaimed the man with a tendency to talk loud. And the melancholy friend remark ed "You never worked in a meteorologi cal office, did you?"
At the Fire Station. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
At the .FIe Station. He was undeniably finrom faibeiondi the subiurbs and as he 'was walking along a City street he estopped " in; front- of the: fire-engine house and looked iin. "Have many fires in' town?" 'he asked.; ?: .. ,Yes, we have them ,.pretty often, replied the fir man;,, , . . 'Ever. try. to see how. quick: you cn hitch-up?" . Ohiyes.,: At that moment an alarm came i·n. At ;the first stroke of. the gong.' -the 'men rushed to their, posts, the doors ofthie .stalls opened, and within 'a few seconds men, horses, and engine .were speeding. down the.-street. ., "The young man watched the :-proc ceedings with admiration. "Well!" he exclimned, when speech returned. "There ain't many places where they'd go to all that trouble t'o show a stranger what they can do."
PATTERN OF BECOMING EVENING DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
PATTERN OF BECOMING EVENING DRESS;: - This simple little .evening dress will appeal directly to, the average woman. it will look effective made up of soft silk and shadow lace. It represents "Everylady's Journal" pattern ,No. 174-cut in three sizes-small, me dium and large. This pattern may be bought from local pattern agent, -or will be sent post free to any address if ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. A, "Everylady's Journal," 376 Swanston-street, Melbourne. State number of pattern and size required. if a penny stamp is sent to above ad dress a 4S-page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes "send free catalogue."
GREENBACKS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
GREENBACKS. Few people, perhaps, are aware why the national American- currency is printed with green backs. Ever since the adoption of paper currency it has been the constant study of bank-note engravers-: to- get -up some :plan of printing bills that could not be coun terfeited. .In this they only partly succeeded till as late as 1857, when,a man named Stacy J. Edson invented a kind of green ink, which he patent ed June 30 of that year. It is called anti-photographic ink, because it can not be photographed and cannot be dislodged. with alkalies by counterfei ters to get a complete facsimile of the bills. As it is a secret known only'to the American Bank.l Note Com pany and the inventor, it is impossible to counterfeit the greenback money. Even if .the composition of the ink was known&lt; it- would be of no use, as the work could. not be copied from the genuine bills with any other kind of.. ink..
THE OLFACTORY NERVE OF INSECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
THE OLFACTORY NERVE"OF" INSECTS A great -numiber. of facts of tthe; ife. o; insects can. hardly be explained ex cepting by admitting a particulariy powerful olfactory sense in these ani mals. The examples are numerous; if. in an ant-hill, an ant of the 'same species as those that inhabit it, but belonging to another swarm, tries. to penetrate, it will immediately be ex pelled. Sometimes the: hypothcsis has been supposed of a sort of lan. guage allowing each individual to make itself known, but deafness .is general in the class, of insects, and ants in particular are. absolutely deaf. Sc then there only remains the odor .special to each swarm which appears to constitute a mode of. identification. In the same way, when the corpse of a small mammiferous animal is be coming-decomniposed in a field, alegion o.F sylphs and necrophors, strangers to the immediate neighborhood,, com ing. sometimes from a distance of several. kilometres, arrive to lay their eggs 'there;, guided, it would seem...