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The Reason. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
The Reason. A little girl of seven or eight years stood one day before a closed gate. A gentleman passed slowly. The little girl turned and said to him: "Will you please open this gate for me?" The gentleman did so. Then he said kindly: "Why, my child, couldn't you open the gate for yourself?" 1. "Because," said the little girl, "the paint's not dry yet."
The Economist. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
The Economist. Some people seem to think that, to get rich, one must economise like: Blanco. Blanco's faithful old dog had turned; sickly and savage, and so Blanco said to his wife, on arriving home from' business on Saturday evening: "I'll shoot Towser to-morrow morn-. ing before church"' Blanco paused, then added, stern ly: "So remermber, please, that he won't need any breakfast."
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
KITCHEN 'WRINKLES i Powder the .insides of. new -gloves to make t-:hem easeier to -slip on -and also, in the case of colored kid ones, 'to 'prevent the dye from staining the hands: The cooler eggs are the quicker they -will froth when whipped, so. they should -be beaten in a cool place. A pinch of salt -always cools and fresh ens them. - Vegetable, and fruit stains on the ingers can be removed by dipping the fingers in very' strong tea for a few minutes and then washing them inu: clear, warm.~ater. . If bright saucepans ,and kettles hlave. to'-be ,used over??. ssmoky fire, `smearing-' a. little' gre~se?' over the bright .part: will prevenft the, smoke from :blackening- the :metal. If wash ed after, use 'in hot; water, the pan .will be-: as: bright .as ever; When~using_ dripping for making. a cake, add a. few drops" of essence.of lemon or .the juice of a lemon, and it will: be found that this -will not only remove' the fatty flavor ,vwhich cakes so often have whenr iiade :.with drip ...
A BOTANICAL CURIOSITY. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
Ai;' BOTANICAL CURIOSITY..': It i-s .time, we should learn mtre "aboiit that wonderful invention oi Diame .Nature known as the Venus ifly~trap :;hich, in the United States, finds its hpme mainly in .the swamps near- Wilmington, North Carolina." A specimen transplanted into moss and rich earth will thrive in the house ii kept very moist, and it makes the best kind of fly-trap, for it is always on duty and looks after itself. As the older traps lose their vitality fresh shoots appear and new traps are de veloped. The Venus fly-trap is regarded -as one of the greatest wonders of the plant world, for it seems to exercise a discrimination of taste that is more than human. It is provided with three delicate hair-triggers, and it exudes a sort of honey-dew that attracts the flies. Woe to the fly, however,. that touches one of the triggers, for, quick as a flash, the two heavy leaves of the ,trap close.upon the victim and crush it, much the same as- an ordinary, .steel trap acts. There is n...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VIII. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
GREATER THAN :GOL By L. T. MEADE,';. Author of 'The Soul of Margaret .Rand," etc. . u .blished by arrangement with.Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved, CHAPTER VIII. Sheila Danvers possessed those at tributes which are the common and much-valued prerogatives of certain mixed races. On her mother's side she was Irish to her finger-tips; she had all the impetuosity, the fire, the Senthusiasm, the imagination of those " fascinating people. Mrs. Danvers had been a Carey from Donegal, and her descent. was long and pure. On the other side, Sheila's father was a stur dy Yorkshireman, firm of figure, up rght in his bearing, and with a splen did sense of conscientiousness. But Sheila inherited something far more valuable than money. She had *de 'ed fron her mother pride of race an distinction of carriage;- Her eys-those truly Irish eyes-:were put in, as the saying is, "with dirty fingers," the skin around them being a shade datker than the rest of. the" face. ...
SCOTTS WANTED HERE. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
SCOTTS WANTED HERE. The North and South Poles have both been discovered, but there are still .lots of places the geographical world is simply aching to have defln ite facts about. Geographers were badly sold lately when an explorer knocked on the head the belief that the rivdr Brah inaputra (a mighty river that flows along the north side of the Himalayas and joins the Ganges) possesses a waterfall compared with which Niag ara is a baby. The lower part of the river is some thousands of feet lower than the up per reaches, and it has long been thought that the unexplored middle region included a mighty cataract. It doesn't. The geographical world is sorry, but glad to know. Arabia is a country with vast pos sibilities for the ambitious explorer. Only the coast fringe is really known even to the natives, who call the in terior "The Land of the Void." There are 600,000 square miles of it, and it may contain absolutely. anything in the way of riches, ruins, or-sand. Somebody is wanted to ...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
TfWI-' AND' HUMOR: "Therese changes her hair con stntlyout!...,. :. :&lt;..: :..: .. ".. "That's because it's so dcose to. er mind, probably ; 3t drat kind of a' disguise are you going to wear at the .masquerade??" 'A-' diaphanous gown. Peipl w'il see right throigo ithat" l edon't know what I want to eat to day, I'd Ikeaýlite le of everything. "Verywell, sir,". replied the waiter. Thli:hash will" b'e ready; in afew mtin utes.' SSo You don.:approve :'of. those ndon, -Sufraget es?" don'?? kniiow~i miuch ?aboult them;" repeld e Miss y:Cay;en 'but l:canh't -help feeling tat-a;a .woma? ; wh can't sub -due:a few ien :withoutthe use of dynamite is something of;a failure." This -isn't'aa ;clean knife, Jane," said the ::young" mistressY to- the new servant. 'Well, it ouight to:le, :'said the. ser Yant, 'for :the" last:ithing lit cut ;?was ` "My dear wife Spent her_ early years in a' milliner s shop," said a wealh self-iade manii the othter 'day: '.??=? ,Mine: :penids: most of her'., ...
Then She Rested Hers. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
Theni She Rested Hers.::, "It says .here: 'One of the idols most revered by the Koreans is the figure of a woman, seated resting her chin in her hand,'" said Mrs. Chatter ley, reading from the newspaper. "Which proves that the Koreans are about the wisest nation on earth," suggested her husband. "How's, that, Joshua?" "Well," said Mr. Chatterley, with distinct and deliberate emphasis, "simply because they make a deity of a woman who has sense enough to give her chin a-rest!"
WOOD WOOD SPORTS CLUB ADOPTION OF BALANCE SH[?] [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 7 May 1914
WOOD WOOD SPORTS CI ADOPTION OF BALANCE eg "A well attended meeting o t? Wood Sports Club was held on day last for the purposedn of the balance sheet of the sp'?" ing held on Easter Monday 'd 0 other business. The secretary read the balnce of the sports, ball and conaf showed a credit balance o which the members coasdenr materially help in the :¢ci public hall, for which puro?bC meeting was held. The ana were adopted on the motion A. A. Simmonds and -. E0 After discussion, it was the motion of Mlessrs-A. '" and G. Trinnie, that Easter the date of tho annual , Wood Wood Sports Club On the motion of lsie d IM H. O'Bree it was decided balaneo, £33 9s, be placedUi Savings Bank in the name utustees, to be called the '° Sports Club Trust Aceoun trustees of the Wood Wood site are appointed and gas said hall, the club's truste to the hall trustees the suolt with the exception of 'K remain as a nuclues to the trust funds. .: Three gentlemen were .pa& ,ct as trustee., namely P. O'Bree...
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 May 1914
POSTAL ARRANCEMENTS. ----- Mails are received and despatched at the Swan Hill Post Office as follows -- MAILS CLOSE For Melbourne, Bondigo, Mitlamo, Pyramid Hill, Kerang, Mystic Park, and Lake Boga daily at 11.25 a.n. For Burra, Broomhoad's, Lockharts, 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, Algio's, Standen's and M'Lean's on Sundays; Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 p.m' For Mallah, Cunninyeuk, Jeffrey's and Moulamein-on Tuesdays-and Fri days at 7 a.m. For Albrecht's, Nesbitt'a, Liewah; Neild's, Yanga, Stony Orossifg, Hos, burgh's, Holmes', Wakool, Stouning's, Condoufpe, Finlay's, Spinks', M'Clel land's, O'Riley's, Cannally and Bal ranald on Mondays, .Wednes...
WAKOOL SHIRE COUNCIL. ENGINEER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 May 1914
i WAKOOL SBIBiEGOICUNCIL ENOINEER'S REPORT. The folloiving report of the engineer (Mr. Vaughan) was lead- at the meeting of the council on Wednesday last: Ariangements hIve bcen made with Messrs.K- Marks IBros. .to excavate ground under Hbatherbell bridge to the level of the proposed channel, also to fill in formation to make approaco to the 'biidge; for the sum o0 £15. The deck level of the bridge is fifteen feet above-summer 'level oi- the -liiver Murra'y, as per levels taken from Mr. ]runhling's pegs, so -under these circum stances there is'no need to laisei.the level, of the presefit bridge 'Tlafi'i wsill be: a ;clear -waterewaynof .aboit four. feet nine inche'bielow. the joists of the bridge. AT sketch- plan.of-tife proposed- altera. Lion of boniidaries lof the slure ,.and municiialihyt of Balfirnild.- ias been forwaided to- fr. Briggs, -the manager ~mf Ylsnstt itiatin Hie has rephed Ilat theailteration olf boundaries i.s uitable, tnd imeete with his approval. Roe Mr TI Ward's ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 May 1914
Oh ! breast the tape in life's stern race, Victory is to the strong; Strive valiantly for pride of place, Be not behind the throng. Health and strength you all may win, And fortune if you sue her; If sick and sorry, then begin On Woods' Great Peppermint Cure. W ANTED a good GENERAL SER. VANT. Apply Mrs. J. A. Mac kenzie, M'Callum-street, Swan Hill. WX7ANTED TO LET-Half Share in a Well Furnished Villa ; electric light. Apply GUA iDU Office. . - .ANTED TO `-BUY --- Secondary ' WHEAT for FOWLFEED. Ap. ply to J. Takasuka, Tyntynder Central. ' WANTED TO SELL- One Buggy I MARE, good, strong, reliable; go into any harness. Apply GUAmDLur 1 Office. a WANTED TO RENT - GRASS d PADDOCKS for 1500 Sheep for three months. Apply Edward Trenchard c and Co., Swan Hill. C SEED WHEAT for Sale.-Improved. t Steinweidil and Dart's Imperial. Apply J. Lockhart, Goodnight, Swan 0 Rill or Tooleybuc. - 7 OR SALE.-MALLEE ROLLER, 5 10 feet wide, in perfect order, in the new Pinsgil West country. Terms, half Cas...
COMMERCIAL. D. J. Connell and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 May 1914
COMMERCIAL. D. lj. Connell and Co. Mesars. D. J. Coninell and Co. report a . good yardinig at their pig market on Thursdaylast, when 186pigs wero yardeed. The prices were very satisfactory. Quo taseions:-Fat--Choppers, - to £7 per head; baconers, to £4 5s ; porkers, to £2 12s 6d. Stores-Large, to £1 19s Gd; small, to £1 12s Gd; slips, to 1Bs 6d; suckers, to 12s. - The following prices were realised at their auction mart on Saturday :--Turkey goblers, to 7s each; Turkey hens, to 5s each; roosters, to 2s each; hens, to Is Pd each; ducks, to 2s 44 each. Dressed poultry-Turkeys, to -94 per Tb; ducks, to Sd per lb; foWls, to 84 per lb. Apples, to 4s Gd per case; pears, to 5s per case; tomatoes, to 3s 3d per case..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 May 1914
;wan F er a.los · rd.'';· (Late RllUtfOOil awdl~ SMELL). THE BUSINESS IS 1ROW BEING CARRIED ON BY RALPH Mx; DRWXKON7D SOLE PROPRIETOR;1N ALL IT8 BRANCHES? R.M.D. trusts to merit the same patronage - as showrnto the firmuin the pas8. TIMBER I TiliMEi-of al[Desclriptions Stooked. 1ROdITONGERY, WIRE NETTING, BARB-- & PLAIN WIRE. --- Bunid Cim and Gonxaxatotifig. - iPlumbxing. - GALVANETIZED CORRUGATED IRON. - FUNERALS ~ ~ ~ r CODCTDI AYPATO THE DISTRICT.~ NEW- PERFECTION--KEROSEN! VBTOVE. I.LL. 000KING STOVE. AL8TON' .WINDMILLS. AgentI o Nw Zealand Insurance Oonmpany NorwiehUnion Fire Insutrance Co CGafl and 1- Inspettf' .-0- NOTE THE= ADDRESS1:i C ;Ga Strsetn,. Swai. Hill -~ . OPP OSITE POST O FICE, OPALL 'MALL, BEN DI9O And at OASTLERMAINE. --- TELEPHOrES~i - BENDIGO-64S and 644. CASTLEMAINE-1I10. Tailors, Mercers,; Hatters, and Leading- Botmen. SELF.MEASURIijiENT FbORMS A'NDAN 1. ..' ABUND AYcE OF SAMPLES SENT. ON APiTiaToN OARRIAGE PAID on all Parcels over 10s. to the Neare...
Swan Hill Guardian PUBLISHED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. MONDAY, MAY 11, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. Swan Hill Fire Brigade. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 May 1914
PUBLIUHrD MONDAY AND THIIUDAY EvwixoTs. MONDAY, MAY 11, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. Swan Hill Fire Brigade. -A competition run for the four-meti hose and reel will be held to-morrow (Tuesday) night in front of Mr. W. Filmer's. Five teams will compete, and the contest should prove most inteitsting. In addition an exhibition run will be given by Messrs. R. Walker, H. Stewart, W. Hislop and W. Lodwidge, the team that ran -Eo prominently at- the recent demonstra tion at Bendigo in the -four-men hose and reel race. -Pental Island Settlers. The leasing of the lands at Pental Island was discussed at a meeting of -the Council of Agricultural Education on Wednesday. It Was stated- tht, with'.the exception of two or three tenants, who were raising various ques tions, the settlers on the island had taken up the lands for a term of thLirty yeais. This was conditional on tneir maintaining cmbankidants to prevent the flooding of tho lands, and on their constructing sheep-proof fences. . Water Commi...
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Trade Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 May 1914
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Trade Note5. Jams, conserves, canned fluits and tomato sauce are articles which find a place on the table in evcry home. The Bendigo Digger brand still con tinues to be as popular as ever. The sales, which arc continually increasing, indicate the fact that. people are uni versally recognising that DiggŽr brand jams and sauces are the acme of pulit.Y and perfection. The latest mettiods employed in converting the fruit into such appetising articles of food, to. gether with the fact that only Ihe very choicest fruit is used, cnsuros the real lIendigo Digger flavor which has made a name for itself, and maintained it during the past 11 years.
WAKOOL SHIRE COUNCIL. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 May 1914
WAKOOL SHIRE CQCII MONTHLy MEETING. The Wakool shire council Wednesday last. Presert~ eth t Wood (iI the chair), II. .10Ca r L. Erown, XV. . HIolmeo an O'Donnell. The foillowind if "Bridge" report:_ ns Correspondenae. From Lands department, asaki colmcil to furnish an Underta~1 pay any compensation Which ntwi awarled by the local land connection with the establis.?l a road in the parish of GeaooN WakooL-Clerk to replnty hat taking will be complied with From J. Peevey, Poon Boon that at a meeting of settler ilt decided to petition the yew Ott1 Wales and Victorian Governs erect a bridge over the 11 " Nyah, and 8 sking that the eoue . operate on the matter.-It wa.L de41 that as the council had alread. polted a similar application in to a bridge at Tooleybuc, it to support. this request, as the twso i. were not far distant from one a From Public Works departmen ing for an early reply to the rhi for particularm or the total unimtr capital value of land in the shrte ~ 1914.-The clerk said...