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TELEPHONE [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Tii Li: P HONE In response to his representations i:. the instance of the Shiie of Ivc\v-> r"p, Mr A S R dgerPj M-P,s who ur L'f'd that telephone-night hells be pui» &lt;: d in fcbe private aparlments at all lelepbone offices within the Shire in cases where employees sleap on the premises, has 7eceived the following communicalion from the Postmasters General's department : - I beg to infumi yon careful inquiry has been made in the matter, and it it has been ascertained that the offices at A psley, Kdenliope, Harrow, Mini* may. Goroko and Gymbovren won Id be effected by the proposal. The offices at A psley, Edenhope and Har, row are in communication with each other by a condenser eieplione ser vice snperimpostd on a morse line and it is not possible therefore to in stal bells at those places. The expenditure which would be neees*. sary to provide the facility at Mini^ may, Gorokeard Gymbowen would not be warranted. In the circums stances it is regretted the request, cannot...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Goroke A and P Society E Goroke Agricultural and Pastora Society invite teaders for the fol lowing Booths at their show, to be held on September g :-Publican's Booth. Luncheon Booth, Fruit and Lolly Stall The tenderer of the Luncheon Booth to state on his tender how much each lor Stewards and Judges, sixty guaran teed. A Deposit of 10 psr c^nt to ac* company each tender J A ROBINSON, Secretary VICTORIAN [ R AILWAYS SAWN RBDGUM TIMBER TSENDERS are invited for the sup ply and delivery of Sawn Red-* gum Timber for Work mast ers' at Geelong and Oakleigk (Contract No 27fl33) Particulars at Toolondo station- P D h per cent of amount of tender (to nearest' £)' ' Tender endorsed' "Tender foi* Red en iii Timber ""'".innst be lodged, with't tie, preliminary jd'eposit, in the. Tender Box, Railway 'Oftices, Melt, bohr- &lt;\ r.t- bororc F^evon a m on Wednesday. 1st July "No tender will necessarily oe ac> cepted ' j:' J S REES, For Acting Secretary Farmers! Why not 1'avo Printed Lette...
THE TRADES HALL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
THE TRADES HALL COUNCIL. Sib-The Socialistic speakers may say apything at the moment, but they have not the slightest intention to abide by what they say. Mr Fisher is reported to have said in Horsham that any party of men, joining themselves into a anion, are entitled to all the benefits held out by the act for preference to unionists However, in practice, they shove the Independent Workers' Union away from all privileges, Mr Hannan, M.P., last week, when before the Prime Minister re 6,000 unemployed, took objebtion to Mr Packer as representative of the Li beral ^Workers Union, and said " The 7 rades Hall Council is the only body qualified to speak on the unemployed question" Sir, this is plain talk in regard to what is mean' by preference, and any further comment is unnec essary How much longer will we ptand to be fooled by Fisher and Co? -Yon' s, etc Nhill. S/6/I4 PAUL* SI'KENZIE
AUCTION REPORT [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
AUCTION REPORT .Messrs Hagelthorn ard BoltoD, Horsham report. :^-A small yarding of sheep in our yards on Saturday. Owing to the continued d?y weather competition was not quite as keen as on the previous Saturday. Cross bred weaners sold from 16/ to IS/2 : merino weaners, 16/ ; merino wethers 13/9, 15/6, 15/11. and a small line of merino ewes and wethers, mixed, 14/6 Oxi Saturday, Ju.-ie 27, tenders close for the purchase of Mr J A Cunning* ham's three township blocks, in Harriet and Palk streets, Horsham, on one of which is erected a comfor table four-roomed weatherboaid cot tage
Death at Tooan [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Death at Tooan The death occurred at half past 3 on Sunday morning, at the residence of lier sonvin-law, Mr Henry Adams, Tooan, of Mrs A M Taylor. The deceased lady, who was So years of age, had enjoyed excellent health practically the whole of her life, and had been only ailing for a week prior to her death. She was attended by Dr Bird,' who certified that death was dne to senile decay and heart failure. The late Mrs Taylor was born in Lancashire, and landed at Geebng in 1850 when IS years of age. She remained at Geelong until four years ago, when she cams |te live with her daughter at Tooan She was twice married There was no issue by the second marriage, and of the three daughters by the first marriage Mrs Adams is the only smyivor- The funeral took place to the Tooan cemetery on Monday, the Rev E Shackell, of the Methodist Church, conducting the buiinl £®r-« vice
SOCIALISM [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
SOCIALISM Sic-I see by your last issue that Mr Paul M'Kenzie is still cnngcien tiously trying to do his duty by warning us farmers against the Socialistic Labor Party* Some of the Labor agitators say that the faimer makes more use of the Socialism of our colowv than others do. I would like Mr M'Kenzie to publish, with your consent, a list of the Socialietic institutions of our State, and also poiufc out to your readers which of these are of no use to, and art,, "not used by thp farmers. It.would really be au eye'-opeoer, Sir, to the farming I comnruDity. Thanking you - -Yours, PARMER.
A BOAT CAPSIZE. SWIM FOR THE SHORE. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
^ BOA! CAlSiZB . WIM FOR THE SB ORE. Mr Don»ld M'Qucen, of Tooau who i ecently purchased Mr H. Hals lam's boat. went out for a ro;v on Pesud's Laka. Messrs Ted and Leigh He md, w ho were watching from the ba; 1:, noticed, when the boat was about five chains nut, thar it Whs in tjouble. And so it was, for almost immediately it overturned. The value of being ab!e to swim was once more d&lt; menstrated.- Mr McQueen a-d Mr McNeil were both strong swimmers, particularly the latter. If they had not been, they would have beeu d.iowned, as assistance could not have reached them until they were "well settled." Mr McNeil had to divest himself of his overcoat when in the water, and assuring one another that they were alright they struck out for the shore, which, notwithstanding that they were impeded by their clothes and boots, they reached safely It was a coincidence that Mrs -?IcQupen, who was quite recently married, came down to the lake wi*h Miss Heard just in time to see the boat ...
WHEAT SELECTION [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
WHEAT SELECTION It; is generally and widely recog - nised that sj far as cultivation methods aie concerned in the growing of wheat and other cereals, the Wim* mera farmers are in the van of agriculturalists- In fallowing, thor ough cultivation, and conservation of moisture, they impi'ove upon the methods of other States when they migrate thither By the use of di ills and using the correct quantity of superphosphate, as ascertained by observations of results extending over a number of years in this pro vince, it would seem that the apex of production had qeen reached Where then, or in what direction shall wo turn or experiment to get increased yields. A great advance will be made in our wheat industry when the importance of selection of seed is 1 fuily appreciated As before stated, the improvements in our system of wheat growing have had reference | mainly to the improvement of the plant's environment Very little ats tentioni howeveri has been given to the improvement of the plamt it...
Two Greyhounds killed [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
T\V^ Qx^ipyrrds Killed ?TjW#, orj-eyhound dogs-one be loops in« to Air'L Croes and the other to Mr V Br^uw^-nver-ivitli a tragically smideii end tin? oilier day, They w«W-' cLasifig 'a I'; bbit - in timbered coiYf)!rv'Tooan East way, when one of u^'lfots swerved and bumped the QiiffV'obo,- v. i'h fhe rcf-ult that both ot'tiiem strick a tree. They received jei rible rrt jni ^s,' cfom u-hinh they ^ed altaoso >}
Arapiles Shire Elections [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Arapiles Shire Elections Mr John Cross, an ex-councillor of the Arapiles Shire Council, has been presented wiih a numerously signed requisition asking him. to allow himself to be nominated for the vacancy which will shortly be caused in the North Riding through effluxion of time of the seat held by Cr Schmidt, woo, in consequence of his departure from the district, vnll not again offer his services. Tester day week, Mr A Baker, on behalf of the signatories, piesented the requisi tion to Mr Cross. In doing so, he said that Mr Cross would see from the large number of names and the localities in which the requisionists lived that it seemed that it was the unanimous wish that he should re-> fnter the Council as representatives for the North Riding. If he con sented to that wish, he could rely upon those who had signed the res quisition pledging themselves to do their utmost to secure his return. He (the speaker)- said they would like an early reply so that immediate publicity conld b...
PIGEON MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
PIGEON MATCHES. 4 Two clay pigeon matches were shot off in Mr John Schmidt's pad dock on Monday under the auspices of the Natimuk Gun Club. The weather was cold, but otherwise favorable for outdoor sport, and the attendance was fair. The shoot was organised as the result of a proposal made by Dalgety and Co that they would provide three traps, fix same and dig a trench (the estimated cost to the Company being £14 or £15), on condition that only Nobel's cart ridges, for which they were sole agents, were used. The Club agreed to the conditions, The ''pigeon," which resembles a saucer in appear ance, is a composition of pitch and clay, and is very brittle, and invaria bly breaks when it strikes tlie ground, that is, of course, wheu it has not already been broken by shot. The club is indebted to Mr Schmidt for his generosity in allowing the traps to be placed on his property Secret tary Eowley carried out his duties well E. Haustorfer, junior, was the most succassful in smashing the "pi...
Golf News [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Goif News The following are the rules for the Natimuk (polf links 1. If the ball be hit in the creek at 1st hole it may be lifted and dropped on the bank farthest from the hole. Pen alty, i stroke 2. Railway-Between fences club must not be grounded whether the ball lie on the grass or not, and if the ball be lifted penalty 2 strokes. If entered on drive at 2nd hole the ball may be thrown back without penalty 3. Putting greens. If the ball within 20 yards of the. hole lie in water, a rut, bole or sand mound, cr if it be stymied by post, sand mousd, or tree, it may be moved to one side, but not nearer the hole, to the satisfaction of opponent If the ball lie on the putting green it may be lifted and cleaned 4 -Through greens.-If the ball iie In a rut, hoof hole, or crack, of not more than g inches across, and a club placed across it without touching the ball, it may be lifted without penalty, but if lifted otherwise tban in a hazard, penalty 1 stroke. All water, except creen, shall be...
Goroke News [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
(joroke News [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT] . A meeting of the Mechanics' com mittee was held on I7th inst, when the scale of charges was drawn up and agreed to. Mr Hughes gave notice of motion to rescind motion ieferring to the opening of library on Saturday night to Friday night in stead. It was decided to allow the A and P Society to come under the heading of all other committees, and that a charge of £1 per year be made for the ase of the office. Mr W 0 Wade was elected president, and Mr G H Hawkins secretary Mr Geo Bol well^addressed members of the A.W.N.L and People's Party on Satarday night Maryvale played Goroke on the latter's ground cn Saturday last, and a good go was realised up till . the last quarter, when Goioke boys ran out winners by 10 points. The scores were Goroke 38 points, Maryvale 28 points. Mr Ted Wilier umpired, and gave satisfaction
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Professional Notices c, w. IATHERS DENTIST (Late A Harris) FlREBRi-CE STREET, HORSHAM (Next White Heart Hotel) -Personlly in Attendance'Daily Painless Extractions- -2s 6d Laughing Gas Laughing Gas Laughing Gas Absoluely without pain,^ danger, no after effects, os Artificial teeth a specialty, and guaranteed perfect for eating,, speak he and natural appearance. No misfits Temporary plates made 1m* mediately after extraction All opers anions painless _ Sets of teeth from £?/»/. . ' Gold and Porcelain Crowns. "Bridge work, Gold Amalgam Porcelain Fillings, et-5 Hours, 9 till 6; Wednesdays, 9 till 1 Dates of Next Visit By my Represeataiire c. W. DOUGALL whn is recorded by tb* Dental Board of Victoria. NATTMTJK-Newton's Hotel; on Tuesday, 14th July GORQBLE - Seery's Hotel, on Wednesday, July 15, 4 till 6.30 B..S. GBAFT, LPS DENTIST (Late GRANT and Simpkin) Dentists.) Of Pnls'Austral Building. FIREBRACE ST, HORSHAM. Will Titii IFattmuk and Ooroke on htet giver belou . NATIMUK-Newton's Hote...
The Markets Natimuk Retail Prices Thursday, 4 p m. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
The Markets Natimuk Retail Prices Thursday, 4 Buttei ... Eggs ... ... Cheese Bacon ... Chaff, per ton... Onions, per cwfc Potatoes, per cwt 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 I 3 10 .0 14 0 ,-s Flour, per small bag Oats, per busbel .. Bran, per bushel Pollard, per busbel ... Wheat, per bsshel ... 4 o o t o I o r o " 3
THE WEST WIMMERA MAIL AND NATIMUK ADVERTISER FRIDAY, JUNE 26 [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
THE WEST WIlffiERA MAIL AND NATIMUK ADVEK'L'ISRR FRIDAY, JUNE 26 Don't forget to attend the splendid lantern lecture ih the Natimuk Hall to* night (Friday) in= aid of School funds Very little hope was entertained yesterday for the recovery of Mr Jos Hobbs, of Clear Lake, who ia under the care of Dr Bird at Natimuk Mr Heinrich Sudholz, Jof Mitre Lake, li s nine horses down with strangles " -J ---^j . ^; " ' -^338.'. A meeting'was held at Toolondo on Wednesday/ evening for the "pur pose of forming a Tennis Club Mr Sondamore-presided. It was deiided io form a club, ana the membership was fixed at 2s 6d Mr D Ross was appointed president, and Mr R B Pairman secretary and treasurer It was decided to hold a social'aud da,nce on-July 8 ^ .i-;. Messrs Werner,- Aug Schmidt, and W Scliunke have applied to the De* partment of Agriculture for a pure Shorthorn bull milking b&lt;rain, with a view to improve the breed of the local dairy cattle If the bull is secured its services will be ava...
THE ECONOMICAL PIG. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
THE ECONOMICAL PIG. j The pig is the most economical of : all animals. It has been fo.ind in ; America that of what a, horse eats j 52 per cent, goes to waste, 44 per cent, of the food consumed by cattle is similarly lost and 32 per cent of all that sheep take into their stom achs. But only 12 per cent, of what a pig: eats is wasted. Of the food eaten by a pig 52 per cent, goes to make growth, while a sheep utilises onl/ 25 per cent of its sustenance for growing, which, of course, means the production of meat. These figures are obtained from recent experiments made by Government experts, who find, as a result of their study, that the pig has what they call "economic superiority"" even over poultry. This means that it produces more; meat in proportion to its weight, and the animal weighs more in proportion to . the amount of food it consumes. It was found that S4 per cent of the carcase of a pig is used as meat, 75 Per cent., of a bullock, and 51 Pcr cent of a sheep. The pig seems to...
The Man in the Corner. A chiel's amang ye takin' notes an' faith he'll print 'em. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Tiie man in the Comer, ,A chiel's amaog ye tafciu' notes an' faith .?e'll pi in i 'etu Someone told the Man in the Conner a-fctoi y the other day about a mouse. 'When everyone was in bed vhe rocnse began its rightly limit for food. On.a table was some ?cheese and a glass containing whisky The monse took three bites of cheese and one sip of whisky. Then H 1 eexd the cat, and it left. Later on 5t relumed, and took one bite of clitese and two sips ,of whisky The cat got on the scent again, and the monse sought cojer the "second time. It returned a thiid time, and took three sips of whisky and no cheese; Presently ii started. dancing around the table, crying, " Trot out your blooming cats now." Pat had just paid a long standing debt, and, though he didn't usually do it, asked for a receipt, as he didn't trust the other fellow too much, What do you want a receipt for ? Surely you can trust me," said the creditor. Well, it's this way," persisted Pat, " When I meet St l°eter in heaven Ije ...