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Successful Clearing Sale [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
Successful Clearing Sale Messrs T H Liidlaw and Co report having conducted a most successful unreserved clearing sale on Tuesday, 9th inst, on account of Messrs Sytnons Bro?, of Noradjuba, who have leased tneii property to Mr R A Affleck, of 'Minjah Estate, Rawkesdale. There was a very large and representative attendance of buyers present from Hor* sham, Hamilton, Warracknabeal, arid all parts of the surrrounding district, and competition throughout was very good, and the whole of the sheep, horses, cattle, farming plant, etc, was sold at splendid prices, and it was one of the most successful sales ever heli in the district. Mr tiaii. of the firm's Hamilton office, wielded the hammer. Ttie following are particrlars of sales : -551 crossbred and comeback ewes and wethers, 2 tooth, 1S/11 ; 45S cross bred and comeback ewes, 4, 6 and S tooth, in lamb to Lincalnram, 18/5; 123 comeback weaners, 13/9; 43 crossbred and comeback wethers. 4 and 6 tooth, iSJ.\ ; 29 comeback weaners. small, 10/...
The Song of the Shirt. NEW VERSION. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
The Song of the Shirt. NEW VERSION. i .&lt;4 That there is a distinctly humor ous 3ide, evon to Antarctic explo ration, is illustrated by many amus ing incidents which Mr. Justice Murray and Mr. George Marston relate in their book* ''Antarctic Days" (Melrose#). Both these gentlemen belonged to Sir Ernest Shackleton'a last expe dition, and they relate how one of the members, a genius^ "hit upon the plan whereby you can always have a clean shirt, even if you pos sess only two-always^ without wash ing, bo it understood. You put oti ! a shirt; in a week or two it be | comes dirty ; you don the other one, and wear it till it is so much dir tier than the first that the first is clean by comparison, and you revert to it, and so on, ad infinitum." A makeshift in regard to trousers was equally amusing. "Finding the trousers issued to the shore party too complicated fer overyday wear, or being, for some other reason, un happy in them, Mac determined to make himself a pair out of a Jae...
Dopewora Rifle Club A GOOD SHOT [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
Dopewora Rifle Club A GOOD SHOT Since the inception of the above club in February, 1918, there has been open an offer by the cor* of a gold medal to the mem tirst secured the ' possible, conditions were two sighters and seven business shots at either 500 or 600 yards. Two committee men I were required to be present. Many members have tried harl to obtain the coveted prue-to r>ay nothing of the honor-but up till Saturday last, loth inst, no one suc ceeded in gaminy it- Some h^ve ai-rived within a point or two of the required score However, on Saturday our captain, Mr E Warlbarton, succeeded. From 500 yards, he obtained 9 " bulls " from his nine shots. ' Continuing, to shoot he made five more "bulls," the light changing suddenly at his fifteenth shot, caused him to' drop two points. He thus made the fine score of 14 ?' bulls," which is equal to two "possibles" under the condi tions of the contest. Captain YVarN burton is to be heartily congratulated on his splendid performance The ...
WATER SCHEME [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
WATER SCHEME At a meeting ot the Progress As sociation on the same day. Mr Nalder in the chair, correspondence was received from Mr Menzies to sav that Mr Shaw, engineer, would have the proposed alterations in the Wail and Pimpinio Water Scheme snbmitted to him, and Mr Cattanaoh (Water Commissioner) assured him that the scheme .Tould be made as effective as possible with every effort to econ* omise and bring the rate as low as possible A letter was also read from Mr; McNully, showing that the business of the water scheme was being attended to. The association thus felt ir had nothing to do till further information was received In regard to the position of the farmers at Pimpinio -Mr Meazel thought it 1 possible for farmers to come to some a'-iangemant whereby the water cou:d be pumped up to (he higher land by the Government, and that the farm-> ers could then mate their own dis tributing channels This was made merely a matter of suggestion for the district member. It may be consi...
WIRELESS WAVES AND BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
WIRELESS WAVES AND BIRDS. $ Observations made in parts of the world where there are many wire less stations indicate that birds are disturbed in a singular way by the wireless waves. It is stnted that gulls are apparently the princi pal sufferers, but that also large numbers of doves are in some way prevented from finding their way home when there are wireless sta tions in the line of flight. This strange phenomenon is attributed to some effect of the ether waves not yet understood.
Goroke News [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
Goroke News (From onr Correspondent) After a apell of a couple of weeks rain again visited this district., a wel come fall of over 25 points being re corded. This makes a total of 87 points from this date last month, and is 47 points ahead of tha same period last year Croroke and Natimuk State Schools eiigfiged in a friendly game of football on Wednesday after the arrival of the tram. After a good clean game Nati mnk proved superior by 47 points to 9 points Mr Friend, of Minimay, has taken over the local Coffee Pal ice in the place of Mrs Cross. The latter peo^ pie are giving up the business to live on their farm at Minimay Judging by the large number of acceptances there should bo a large number at the Bachelors Ball on Friday (to-night) The catering is in the hands of Mr G H Hawkins and Mr E Cross Mr Cross ha3 agreed to act as M.C. Lindner Bros are supply ing the music so a good evening's dancing is assured Tree planting at the Cottage Hoss pital was indulged in by some of the tow...
Wail Affairs [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
Wail Affairs (From Our Own Correspondent) Seven Lags of comeback wheat, ar rived here on Monday for three local farmers. Being a good milling variety farmeis are offend 3d per bushel more for it iii xt venr. It is Paid 'o I e a good yielt'er, but many of the grains are small Eighteen Junius of tain fell on Sun1-, day night; ai d a few moie on Monday A meeting of the Wail bianch of the People's Party was held on the 9th inst, Mr Jihn Barber presiding. Replies freni other branches all agreed that that, the suggested com* bined picnic won Id be better if held off until the t-pti.ig It was suggested that Wail and other branches might join in the Din.boola picnic, and that Mr Rodger? and peihaps uther spea* kers could attend Further consider*, ation was put off till jaext meeting The branch was counselled to see that all entitled to votes should be urged to see that their names are placed on the rolls before the election-a mat ter that they should attend to as soon as possible as it is c...
Gymbowen Notess [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
Gymbowen Notes (Prom our Correspondent.) At a meeting of the Mutual Im provement Association held here on Friday last, the subject, Hope ( Fear was debated. After a spirited deu bate those speaking in favor of Fear were declared tde winners by 16 votes to 4 After the debate several vocal items were rendered. It, was resolved at the business meeting to challenge the Ullswater Association to debate in the near future The next debato'^ will take place on Friday, 26th inst, when the sub ject, Is it desirable that the agricul turalist should replace the pastoralist in Australia, will be spoken on The soil has become so dry of late, that farmers haye considered it risky to sow grain. The position is being improved, however by refreshing showers Any seed which has ger^ minated is growing rapidly, as the .oil temperature is high considering the time of the year Mr J C Hamilton, the author of "Pioneering Days iu the Western Wimmera" passed through Gymbowen on Saturday night
FOOTBALL NOTES NATIMUK V. NORADJUHA [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
lUUi BAliii INUIKSI NA.TIMUK Y. NORA.DJUHA iNToradjuFa visited Natimuk last, Saturday and played the fecond between tbese ttams for the W lie.! an medals. The following players leprrpcnted Noradjuha: Broun (2), Murphy (2), Pitman (o':pt\ Foisjlli, Overall. C McDon old, ^cott. (2j, N Sinclair. Walters, Wbittingham, Stewart, S McDonald, Plush, H Blake and Heaphy ; and Nntimrk put in the same team aB indicated ' last week. The wind was fairly strong and the game opened with the home team kicking with it towards the east end The first quarter was marked by fairly even play, but the home team scored well, getting 2 goals 5 points to the visitors' 2 points. The second term ended with scores in favor of the visitors by I goal 1 point Refreshed by half an hour's rest and tea and cakes, tlie players of both sides were eager to be on the ball, and it was not long before all but four players were over the half way line and two of these were al* most at the centre. The wind was not so strong as...
Goroke Stock Sale [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
Goroke Stoc| Sale Messrs Young Bros held a stock sale in the Goroke yards on Wednes* day last, when -iOC sheep were sold. Following were the prices realised: - Fat cross ewesi £1 Merino wethers, 16/3 Cross lambs, 10/6 Merino we there, 1-i 6 Merino ewes, in lamb to merino rams, 17/6 T a receipts fro SB July 1, 1913, to June 14, '14, amount to £5,365153 or £334,805 more than that during | the corresponding term of last year i. On Monday the worst storm in liv 1 ing memory broke over Loudon. The ! lightning killed three children, aud 1 many suburbs were flooded.
CONCEPT AT QUANTONG [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
CONCEPT IT QOANTONG Last Wednesday night (lOfch insfc) Mr E. Schuimann, with a company of artists from Natimuk; staged a good variety entertainment at Qaantong in aid of the >local hall fnuds. which should benefit substantially, there being a crowded house . Sir Murphy (chairman), iu introducing the com pany, said lie hoped the audience w(ouId refrain from any noise nntil after the rendition of .the items, when th^re would be ample justification for applause, as this was to be the bisb concert ever held at Quantong. - The stage, which was draped with red, made an effective background to' : the performers, ...who; were al] cos tumed it) white with red trimmings. .Miss Hilda Schui maim played all the accotnpaaiijienfs on (he piano .wiih an easy gracev not,,.often yvit nessed, ' v TJie dance to!lowing the concert was well patronised, about two-thirds of the audience;remaining." .' The follow ing .is the program*:- - Choru?, M'Trily. o'er the Waves,: Onipapv "V : ". Pi jo Duet^yui'Vi...
THE GARDEN. COLOUR IN APPLES. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
THE GARDEN. COLOUR IN APPLES. Evidence in support of the old ojiaion that sunlight is the chicj agent in developing colour in apples is afforded in a bulletin from the Pennsylvanian experiment station on i "The Fertilising of Apple Orchards." Various dressings were applied to the trees in order to ascertain their re spective effects upon growth of wood and yield and colour of fruit. Farm- j yard manure and nitrogenous artifi- i cial manure alone or in combination | notably increased growth and yieid, I but reduced colour. The latter is at tributed to "delayed maturity and a diminished light supply to the fruit, due to an increase jji the density of the foliage.". It is added that ex periments proved that exposure to sunlight after picking increased red ness by over 35 per cent., while some of the same lot of fruit stored in darkness showed practically no deep ening of colour. The conclusion is that "maturity in sunlight on the trees is. undoubtedly the greatest, in fluence affecting...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THEMESHES OF FATE. OR THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. CHAPTER I. A THIEF WHO DIDN'T CALL HIMSELF A THIEF. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) --THE MESHE: 0 R, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. -9 By Heflley Richards, Author of "Th$ Mine Master's Heir,M "Time, the Avenger," etc., etc. CHAPTER I. A THIBF WHO DIDN'T CALL HIM' SELF A THIBF. Thank Heaven !" The words ?were spoken by a tall, g,aunt man of about thirty, who carried a pickaxe, , spade, and a bundle, as he paused in 1 front of a rough wooden shed. i He had walked many, miles, and the sun was blazing as only an Austra lian sun can blaze, and the wayfarer ' who had worked many weary months | at a' claim and at last given it up in I disgust, then set ofi hoping to find I a spot that would give him some re- j turn for his toil. But the place to ' which he was bound was still many i miles distant, and he was weary and j footsore, therefore the sight of this > unexpected shelter caused him to ex- ! claim with thankfulness. It was not often he thought or spoke of the Almighty, not. being a God-fearing man or a swearer, and the words were almost a...
THE DEAD SEA A HEALTH RESORT. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
THE DEAD SEA A HEALTH RESORT. + Sir .1 olm Gray Hill, a Palestine explorer, believe,? that the curative value of the waters o( . the Dead Sea will some day make- its shores a place of resort in the winter months for curative purposes. " I have found the use of the Dead Sea water most invigorating," he says. "I get a supply at my house brought in old petroleum tins on donkey back, and use it somewhat diluted for my morning tub.'' It may be some time before the inva lid tide sets that way, but the other attractions of the country should aid its popularity." "Does the baby talk yet ?" asked a ifriend of the family of the little brothei". "No," replied the little brother, disgustedly. "He don't need to talk. All ho has to do is yell, and he gets everything in the house worth having.." 1933.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
Professional Notices c. w. IATHEES DENTIST (Late A Harris) FlEEBRi-CE STREET, HORSHaM (Next White Heart Hotel; -Personlly in Attendance Daily Painless Extractions- -2s 6d Laughing Gas Laughm* Qus Laughing Gas Laughing Gas Absoluely without pain, danger, no after eSects, 5s Artificial teeth a specialty, and guaranteed perfect for eating,, speak* foe and natural appearance, bo misfits Temporary plates made im« mediately after extraction All operN *&lt;ions painless Sets of teeth from £?/2/ Gold and Porcelain Crowns. Bridge work, Gold Amalgum Porcelain Fillings, et3 Hours, 9 till 6; Wednesdays, 9 till 1 Dates of Next Visit By my RepreseatatiYe C. W. DOUGALL whois recorded by the. Dental Board of Victoria. NATTMUK-Newton's Hotel, on Tuesday, 14 th July GORQKE*.-Seery's Hotel, on Wednesday. July 15, 4 till 6.30 LS. GBANT, LDS DENTIST (Late GRA!NT and Simpkin) Dentists.) Of Puls'Austral Building. flREBRACE ST, HORSHAM. ' Will Visit Natimuk and Qoroke on "?'tes gtvev belou . NATIMU...
The Markets Natimuk Retail Prices Thursday, 4 p m. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
The Markets Natimuk Retail Prices Thursday, 4 pm. JEJuttei 0 0 9 Eggs . ... 0 1 I Cheese... ... . A 0 11 Bacon ... ... ... O.I 3 Chaff, per tors 3 10 o Onions, per cwt ... 0 14 0 Potatoes, per owfc ... 0 8 6 Flour, per small bag ... 4 o o Oats, per busbel ... ... o r 9 Bran, per bushel o 1 1 Pollard, per bushel... ... 0 1 1 Wheat, per bushel ... ... 0 3 5
Natimuk Market [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
Natimuk Market Messrs Hageltborn and Bolfon beld a successful stock sale at their Natimuk yards yesterday. There was a good yarding, and a fair attendance of buyers Bidding was brisk and a complete clearance of sheep was effected, with the exception of one line. A line of 98 6>-tooth dry merino ewes, showing a lot of quality, made the exceptionally good price of 16/11, while a young fat cow, se a t in by Mr P. Bunworth, made £7/1 Prices:- U Merino ewes, dry, 16/n Merino wethers, 14/6 Crossbred weaners, 16/11 Merino weaners, 13/S Fat wethers, 18/6 Fat cow, £7/11/ Fat heifers, £4/11/ Store steers, £4/1/ Messrs Youug Bros will hold their usual fortnightly sale at their Natiinuk yards next Thnrsday -
THE WEST WIMMERA MAIL AND NATIMUK ADVERTISER FRIDAY, JUNE 19 [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
THE WEST WHPfERA MAIL AND NATIMUK ADVEK LTSRU, FRIDAY, JUNE 19 Reports of Arbor Day at St Aidan's ; Church, Mechaniaa' meeting aud I other matters are held over An entertaining lantern lec ur e in aid of t he Natimuk school funds is to be given next Friday The slides are jusfc out from England, and are said to be very fine Mr Ben Boehm was brought into Dr Bird suffering from a very severe attack of lumbago , | On Tuesday afternoon |Mr Watt, the Viotorian Premier, announced to the Cabinet his intention of resigning his position and entering the arena of Federal politics as the Liberal candi date for Balaclava. Upon Mr Watt tendering his resignation to the Go vernor, His Excellency sent for Sir Alexauder Peacock, who in the mean time had formed 'his Cabinet, and that minister accepted the commission to form an Administration. The duties of Minister of Eduoation will be undertaken by Mr Livingston and Mr Murray will beoome Minister for Labor, in addition to his office as Chief Secretar...
MUSIC AND LABOUR. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 19 June 1914
MUSIC AND LABOUR. A An interesting development in con nection with the loud-speaking tele phone is its use for distributing music during' working hours in fac tories, warehouses, and other institu tions where men are engaged in work 01 a monotonous character. It has long been known that work requiring' mechanical skill without t.he necessity of mental concentra tion can be promoted by supplying the workers with some kind of plea sant amusement that. will not take the attention from the work, and the loud-speaking telephone ap pears to make this possible on a scale not hitherto thought of.