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BIG RAILWAY COLLISION MAIL TRAIN DASHES INTO GOODS ENGINE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
BIG RAILWAY COLLISION ! MAIL TRAIN DASHES INTO GOODS ENGINE. ° Dashing through a fog at a fast speed, the Temora mail train crashed into a stationary goods train near the Exeter station, on the southern rail way line, Friday night, -with the result that fourteen persons were killed, and sixteen others injured. This is the most disastrous rail. vj-uv accident that has ever oacurred in N.S.NV. I2xeter is a small station on the southern line, six miles from Moss Vale, Between it and Moss Valeis Bundanoon. It is 93 miles frnm Sydney, and is in hilly country. After leaving Moss Vale the trains travel I on a slight incline for six miles t0 Weral. In the next t wo miles there is a rise of 180 feet to Exeter, which is, with one exception, the highest point on'the line between Sydney and A.lbury. It was nearly midnight, when the collision occurred. The trainy invi lve.! were t.he Temora mail train, which left Sydney at 8.10 p.m., and No 12 up goods train. It was a foggy ninht, and it is beli...
The Nhill Free Press WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "NHILL MAIL." TUESDAY, 17th MARCH. News and Notes. PRICE OF WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
the Shill free Press With which 13 Incorporated the *' Nhill Mail." TUESDA!, 17th MARCH. Ijlews a«4 &lt;$UtW' PRICE OF WHEAT. Our Melbourne correspondent wired yesterday as follows:—Wheat was again unsettled to-day, the position being weaker intone and somewhat indefinite. Sellers, however, appear quite contented. Buyers offur 3/&J to 8/9^4 for prompt delivery alongside. There are sellers of A.pril-May-June at 3/lOi, and June to October at 3/11. Sellers appear to be willing to take profits from previous forward sales. Private cable advices from Liverpool report an easier market, due to a forecast of larger shipments, and an easier American market. The price of wheat at the Nhill mills yesterday was 3/454, oats l/G.
SPORTING. The following are the handicaps for the Netherby sports to be held on Wednesday:—SHEFFIELD HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
SPORTING. :o: The following are the handicaps for the Netherbv sports to be held on Wednesday:— Sheffield Handicap. H Meagher, Lawloit ... 6* Christiansen, Nhill... ... 6y L Pressey, Lawloit ... 8 L L Lackroan, Miram ... 9 J Schulz, Nhill ... ... 10 J Allen, Nhill ... ... 10i P H May, Boyeo ... ... 10^ R Maddren, Nhill ... ... 11 J Smith, Woorak ... ... 12 A Weir, Boyeo ... ... 13 P J Wynne, Boyeo ... ... 13 R E Powell, Lillimur ... 14 W Pohlner, Glenlee ... 14 V G Hoffmann, Katyil ... 14 Hurdle Race. L L Lackmann, Miram ... 7 — Christiansen, Nhill ... 7 J Schulz,Nhill ... ... 8 L Pressey, Lawloit ... ... 10 J Allen, Nhill ... ... 10 R E Powell, Lillimur ... 10 P J Wynne, Boyeo ... ... 12 A Weir, Boyeo ... ... 12 W A Patterson, Jeparit ... 13 W Pohlner, Glenlee ... 14 S B Burns, Lorquon ... 16 440 Yards Handicap. A Watson ... ... 16 Christiansen, Nhili ... 16 I L L Lackmann, Miram ... 18 W H May, Boyeo ... ... 20 L. Pressey, Lawloit ... 20 P H May, Boyeo ... ... 22 J Schulz, Nhill ....
ST. GEORGE'S CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
. ST. GEORGE'S CHURCH OF ENGLAND. There was a crowded congregation at St George's Church of England on Thursday evening last,when the Right Rev Dr Green, Lord Bishop of Bal larat, administered the rite of con firmation to '13 candidates. The Bishop delivered an eloquent and helpful address to the confirmees, taking as his text the words "Called, and chosen and faithful," from the 14th verso of the 17th Chapter o£ the book of the Revelations. In the afternoon of the same day, the Bis hop administered confirmation to 14 candidates in St Mark's Church, Diapur.
FATAL EQUESTRIAN ACCIDENT. JOCKEY DASHED AGAINST TREE. DEATH INSTANTANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
FATAL EQUESTRIAN ACCI DENT. ■■ ■ t no?: » 1 l. j, JOCKEY DASHED AGAINST TREE. DEATH INSTANTANEOUS. A sensational accident occurred at 5.40 p.m. on Sunday last when a local jockey named George (Jorbett, aged 43, a native of the Creswick district, was instantaneously killed through being dashed against a tree while riding a racehorse. It appears that at 5 p tu. Corbett, who had been in the employ of Mr Thomas J. Bailie, of the Hotel Royal, for about 2 weeks training Merry Barn and Howth, took the two horses in question out for walking exercise, and was pro ceeding east along Macpherson Street riding Merry Birn and leading Howth with a halter. When nearing John ston's corner something startled Howth and she broke-away. In order to regain possession of Howth's halter Corbett galloped up alongside of the h»rse who was se^n to bore in on Merry Barn which Oorbett was riding, forcing the latter to gallop along the street gutter and in a line with the trees. At the corner the racer Howth, in...
KINIMAKATKA. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
KINIMAKATKA. Our correspondent writes: Thanks giving services in connection with the above Oliurch wer6 held on the 15 th inst. The Rev Walton preach an in teresting sermon to a large congrega tion in the afternoon, and in the even ing Mr Bell gave an appropriate dis course. The collections wore good. On Wednesday, 11 th a most success ful State School concert was held. In the absence of Mr Bell (president of the school committee), Mr Bound ably filled the chair. Very great credit is due to Mr Murden for the splendid way in which the children were trained.—Tho weather is beautiful after the showers of last week, which amounted to 45 points.
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
COMMERCIAL. ■ * ■ ' ">G i ... Australian, Mercantile, Land and Finance Company, Limited, report; —Good catalogues were offered at this week's auctions, competition was keen and all classes from £ to % wools advanced \ &d in sellers' favor. Hides—Average supplies wero sub mitted at this week's auctions; buyora wero in full attendance, and the market for all weights advanced J/fjd on last week's values. Mr Geo. Lannin, of Lillymur Estate, Lillimar, has purchased 2000 splendid merino", mixed sexes, from O'Leary's Winnininus Station, South Australia,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
lAIFfElD Mi MURPHY'S GREAT &&&.*■* *"* «•&lt;»* — Starts — Saturday, March 14, and. lasts « TWO WEEKS ONLY, Sacrificial Reductions Will be shown in Every Depart ment, and Bargains hitherto un dreamt of will be as plentiful as mosquitoes on hot nights. Don't Forget the Opening Date Saturday, 14th March, 1914 Victoria Street, NHILL. A.* FETTLING, Watchmaker and Jeweller, YIC27€m£i£. JSSLTJLiZd. C^*Great Assortment of Beautiful Engagement and Wedding Kings ranging in priccs—15s to 10 guineas. SPLENDID VARIETY OP GOLD AND SILVER BROOCHES. Gold Brooches from 5s upwards. Dainty Electroplate Ware suitable for Wedding Presents. Good Supply of SPECTACLES—all sights and all prices. • 1' SIC}HT 3?M3SX3E5I3. TRINKETS A WD WATCHES. REPAIRS A SPECIALTY. Silver-minted Combs, Cold and Silver Studs, Silver Links, watch Chains, Silver Spoons, Silver Cigar Holders, Medals, Silver erviette Rings, and all kinda of striking Clocks. »'pini)lilil)i;iii;!,1ifl)ll)|)il!::yr--^...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
AUCTIONEERS* Stoek-and Station Agents, Land, Finance and Commission Agent HORSHAM. unilili, and HAMILTON. Branch Offices at—Minjip, Rupanyup, Warracknabeal, Dimboola, Caaterton, & Kan y AUCTION SALES OF HORSES, CATTLE, SHEEP, ETC Held as under Horsham, Hamilton, Nhill, Miayip. Rupanyup, Goroke, Kaniva, Dimboo a, Dunkeld, Casterton, CavandUh, BalmoraLind Strath downie. Agents for— -Dennya. Lascelles, AuBtin, and Co, The Ballarat -Trustees, Executors, and Agency Coy. Ltd. The Ballarafc Banking Company, Ltd. Thei Australian Live Stock Insurance Ooy. Ltd. The Victoria Fire Insurance Coy The Crossly Gas and Oil Engines Cooper's Sheep Dip SUMMARY OF CLEAR ING SALES, ETC Tuesday, Maroh 17, F. W. Schultz, Qlenlee Tuesday, March 24, Netherby Stock Sale Thursday, March 26, E. E. His cock, -N etherby Motorists. Motorists. YOUNG BROS, wish to notify all car owners and the public gene rally that they stock, und are prepared to sell— Covers and Tubes and all Motor Accessories. Plugs, Fecu...
OBITUARY. MRS JOSEPH MORRIS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
OBITUARY MttS JOSEPH MORRIS. Wo regrot to have to chronicle the death of Mrs Joseph Morris, which oc curred at her residence in Nelson Street on Friday last at 5 p in. Notwithstand ing that deceased has been confined to her bed for practically fourteen months, she was always bright and cheerful, and endured hor illness with great fortitude. During the past week her condition was at times critical, and all the family, in cluding her brother, Mr G. McGrath, and two sisters, Mrs W. Baldwinson, senr., Yanac, and Mrs J. G. Ryan, of Adelaide, worn constantly in attendance. Deceased, who was suffering from a serious internal complaint, passed away peacefully. Mrs Morris was born at Willunga, South Australia, in 1864, and came to the Bunyip district 26 years ago with her late parents. Deceased, prior to hor prolonged illness, took an actiyo part in social events in the Bunyip district and in Nhill, and was one of the most loyal supporters of the Presbyterian Church. The demise of Mrs Morris...
WHEAT POISONING. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
WHEAT POISONING. On Saturday night three of Mr P. 0. Chippini's horses Rained access to a barn containing wheat at the stables in Glenferness Street,and ate a quantity of wheat with the result that they became seriously ill with wheat poisoning. One of the horses died, but Mr Andrew Weir, who is attend ing the animals, has hopes of saving the lives of the other two. Mr Chippini estimates his I033 at L50, The N hill Model Band is engaged to play selections at the Gerang races to-morrow Mr Frank Eastick, secretary of the local branch of the People's Party, notifies members by advertisement in another column that yearly sub scriptions arp now due and must be paid by 23rd inst. Visitors to Ballarat by the Railway Picnic should not leave that city without paying a visit to the studio of Richards & Co., the celebrated photographers. The fame of this firm for producing beautiful portraits is not confined to Ballarat, but has travelled throughout the Empire, and this excursion prese...
HOSPITAL FETE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
HOSPITAL FETE. On Thursday evening last Mr O. H, Douglas was unanimously elec ted to the position of president of the fete in the place of Mr S. S. M. Drew who is away 011 sick leave. Mr E. C. Davis was appointed haiidicapper. with Mr Jas Love assistant. Letters were received from Messrs Harry Davies and Co stating that a trophy would be forwarded towards the funds of the fete, and from Mrs Mat thews, who stated that she was pre pared to supply ducks in connection with the duck hoop la as played at Liina Park. Other trophies are free ly coming into the hands of the committee yet they are anxious to receive more for the various stalls. The procession committee are making all arrangements for a fine display,and if the young men who have already promised to assist, together with the marvellous mirth provoking Georgia Minstrels, who caused such an im pression at the Horsham Carnival, take part, the procession, which will include the two bands, Light Horse, Citizen Forces, Cadets, and th...
NHILL FARMERS' UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
NHILL FARMERS' UNION. f A meeting of the local " Farmers' Union was held at Kozminsky's Com mercial Hotel last Saturday when the following were present •—Messrs P. Bone, junr (president), A. Schultz, Westendorf, Ingpen, Sherwood, J. C. Dufty, Haustorfor, VVelsch, Collins, W. Dahlonburg, H. E. Dahlenburg, Wohlers, Billingham, and the secre tary (Mr Frank Eastick). The chief business considered was in connec tion with tne wheat sacks purchased from Messrs Janetzki Prop. Ltd. The secretary said Mr Janetzki was giving him a lot ••f trouble. The president said it would be best to write to Mr Janetzki to attend a meet ing of the Union and make a full explanation of his transactions with the Union in regard to the bags. The sum of £252 Os 5d, less contra account, was passed for payment to Messrs Janetzki Prop. Ltd. It was decided to notify Messrs Hassell's, in connection with the manures, that on account of dispatching lots under 6 tons it entailed higher freights. The president and secret...
MIRAM SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
MIRA.M SPORTS. To-day the Mirarn Sports will take place in connection with the opening of the new hall. A large number of athletic events will be competed for during the day, and at night a con cert, which promises to eclipse all previous entertainments, will be held in the new building.
EXTENSIVE CLEARING SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
EXTENSIVE CLEARING SA.LE. Messrs Young Bros., Horsham, associ ated with Messrs Dennys, Lascelles, Ltd., will hold an extensive and posi tively unreservod clearing sale on account of Messrs John PouUon and Sons, near Hopetoun/on Tuesday, 24th March, comiucncing at 11 a.m., when they will dispose of 54 horses, 200 splen did cattle, and the largest farming plant in northern Victoria. See advfc.
FETE DONATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
FETE DONATIONS. Tho following gifts have been received by MosdameR Turner, Towns, and Hob day towards their stall at the forthcom ing hospital fete:—Mr Brown, store keeper, Nhili, China tea set; Mr Cooper, tobacconist, silver-mounted tobacco pouch ; Mr Fettling, cake basket, comb and purso; I Messrs Davies and Co-, Ballarat, silver-mounted hair brush, comb, and mirror in case; Mr Davey, tobacconist, silver-mounted pipe; Mr Anderson, six bottles of perfume.
A WISE FATHER MAKETH A GRATEFUL SON [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 March 1914
A. WISE FATHER MAKBTH A ... 1 ; "'GRATEFUL SOU , ' ' I Earl Zeller isn't any brighter tlian ; thousands of ot&er sixteen-year-old farm "boys, but lie does have a wise fa tii or ' and that's a big advantage. Indirect ly, that father good sense is responsibly for the boy's winning the State corn growing, championship in Jowa, not once, but several times, and something like 1,20.0 dollars in cash and other prizes'. Last December ho was de clared winner of tlie boys' aero con growiug contest with a record of 141.G j bushels per acre. Tho year before ; that he won the State championship j i'or growing the best parent ear and j live daughter ears, a championship that he won tho two years before that as well. Thero "isn't in all the corn belt a sixteen-year-old boy who knows more about high-class corn and corn brjr.d ing than Earl Zeller. Better yet, there isn't anywhere a farm boy who likes the farm better than he' does. He made a trip to Washington re cently at the expense of Unc...