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GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD 'By L. T. MEADE, Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. plblish'ed by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne.' S All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER X. Those of us who have not been .pre seated at Court know all about it, in a few cases, from our friends, but for the most part from newspapers and weekly periodicals. Sheila Danver's debut differed from that of other girls in two respects. In the first lace, the extreme simplicity of her dress._which, notwithstanding the courttrain and feathers, was made precisely after the Duchess of Tewkesbury's direction--was remark able, and, in the second, she wore the most magnificent pearls of any debu tante and looked, neverthelss, almost like a child. The whole affair went off with the usual eclat, or perhaps one may say, want of eclat. The Duchess of Tewkesbury, who was a particular friend of Her Majesty's, surveyed Sheila as she entered her presence, ana, without a moment's hesitation, removed the br...
BULK HANDLING. Advice to be Tendered. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
BULK HANDLING. Advice to 'be Tendered. Following. the announcmenm t by. &he State Government of its dethrmination t) cobsideir tho question of introducing tbe BIilking of wheat system in Virc toria, the Minister of fRailways staited on Thursday that he had received a visit-from a gentleman who wished to teiider advice regarding the' shipping of grain in bulk. ' "The person," said the Minister, "has' *had considerable experience of shipping matters in con nection with the Manchester ship canal and represents a firmuwhich has carried out such work in South America and has its head quarters in England. He is going to supplf me 'with information as to what his firm can do. I- am afraid there will b& somte difliculty in getting the farmer here to grip on to the bulking idea. The trouble I see is that the small farmer withlittle par cels of grain may not care to see it thrown in with other larger consign ments. However, the Government -is having inquiries made in Oanada to...
MALLAN. ANNUAL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
MALLAN, ANNUAL PICNIO. The annual picnic promoted lh residents of Mallan was held on WTo day afternoon, 6th insc., at The Jzw near Mr. P. R. Frants's, and wu iw pleasant outing. Mr. J. A. C appeared for the first time as assz and had the satisfaction of beingai carry out the extensive pFja arranged without a hitch ounn Messrs. L. M. Mackenzie, Tho Cca junr., and R. Hickey, as committee. gave much attention to duties previous to the day, an th lightened the work on the groued. long programme, however, kept t busily engaged all the afternoom A usual programme, with the adiii tilting at the ring. cotton-windimagd and stepping the chain, was carnie Tilting at the ring was an itat? event, in which many competitmti part. The same can be said of 9 the chain, while it applies wi'l n greater truth to the cotton windip test. Still it is the opinion d s humble correspondent that osme cation could with advantage be msia this contest.. It seemed over.-hla and occupied rather more time thOi1 be d...
AUCTION SALES. Edward Trenchard and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
AUCTION BALES. Edward TPenehard and Co, Thursday, 14th May--Swan Hill fort nightly stock sale. Friday, 15th May - On account of Muesrs. E. and A. Marshall, at Mallan, clearing sale of stock, implemente, &c. Tuesday, 19th May-On account of Mr. H. H. Albrecht, at "Spiewah," clearing sale of stock, machinery, furni ture, &c. Thursday, 28th May--On account of mortgagee, at the Royal Hotel, Swan Hill, sale of 456 acres of land,'parish of Ultima. On a date to be fixed-Sale of 25 town ship allotments adjoining Nyah railway station. Andrew 8. Muir and Go,. Wednesday, 20th May-On account of Mr. WV. Heggen, near Lake Boga, clearing sale of stock, implements, furniture, &c. Thursday, 28th'Miy-In the insolven6 estate of Wm. Dawe, at the Royal Hotel, sale of 640 acres of mIallee land. D. J, Connell and Co. Saturday, 23rd May-Auction sale at the mart of poultry, fruit, furniture, &c. Thursday, 4th June-Monthly pig sale. Saturday, 16th May-On account of Mrs. A. 8. G...
KUNAT. Social and Presentation. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
* KUNAT, FRO.M oU CORR)sSPOs.DLT. Social and PMeanttatl, A very pleasant social took in the hall immediately after thi closed on the lat. inst, wa parents and scholars (old and assembled to bid farewell teacher, Mr. P. H. Nelms, w been in charge of th school for L!0 six years. Considering the verzi notico and the very busy tin. , was a good gathering, and am joyable time was s6at. See. plimenting Mr. Nelms for K S 4 and successful manner he had out his duties during his long , here were made, after whic Holmes, on behalf of the par~ sented him with a handsome tMn tug and a gold mounted fount~V Mr. Nelms replied, thanking thtnr for the generous gifts and goM wi Ho took the opportunity to itn the teacher who is to take ho &I Mr. J. Wilson, of Lake Boga, tb a hearty welcome was extended !5 froshments were supplied by tie 14 in their usual generous manner, the children were liberally s with fruit and lollies.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
wan Hill Timber Yard. __---,.- -· o..- - (Lat.rDRUMMDND-andeSEL) ·=---o~ : THE BUSESINESS IS' NOW BEING CARRILED ON BY:: RALPH M. DRUlVOND, SOLE PROPRIETOR, IN ALL ITS BRANOHES, R.M.D. tanste to merit the same spatronage as shown to the fihrm in the past. .-0- - TIMBER I TIMBERT of all DesorIptions Stooked. IoNMoNGERY; WIRE' -1ETTING, -BARB & PAIMIN WIRE. -iunldlng. and- Contracting. t S1"Plunabi'ng. "i!. - GALVANIZED CORRUGATED IRON. - - un deta ker, o ,---o FUNERALS CONDUCTED IN ANY PART OF THE DISTRIOT. o-- NEW :PBEECTION S EROSENEE STO-:0E. : I.LL 000KPINGA STOE. \ ALSTON'S WINDMILLS. ,Agent for New Zealand InauranoeeCompany, - NorwichiUnion siretInsuraen e Co Aad l aO? dLEMINEct. - ---O-o -. " NOTETHE LADDRES-: !iicrae C.ad.et, :j OPPOSITE POST OFFICE, i PALL 18.L0, BENDIGO. And at OASTLEMAINES -0-o -- TELEPHONES 2 BENDIGO-648 and 614. SCASTLEMAINE--110. . Tailors, M-Iercers, Hatters, and Leading Bootmen, -.- - SEL-MEASURtEMBNT FORMS-AND AN ABUND ANCE QF SAMPLEIESSENT O...
FISH POINT. Methodist Sunday School. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
riwi poINT, FROM ucn COBB»3»o», Methodist undS " . The anniversary in - OtlAL tho Fish Point SMetodit was celebrated on Sn8a1y when two 'ermons we thf afternoon and eveningr. I F. J. Flentje to good n V the the following We" M Ia continued by a conerad - a hi at which Ur.F 1lenta' eft teresting programm e pwasid, The church was filled wi.n-th , tontive audience, wlho? V thoroughly enjoy the dit 8 ' presented for their cntertain j dresses were given by t 1 Mr. Finger (home misso first. appearance it was at and Mr. Lo Lierve. The C dered several items ver ' the direction of Mr. E z and songs ere given ,as Misses V. and Ida Tri. N Flentje; duct, Miss VicnlN l Mr. J. G. Dunstan; duetT and Miks Prissy Dunstan The for the year were al?ý every scholar in the school recý book. The treasurer's rep the school was in a sound , position. A very pleasant e.ve* rought. to a close by the li ing round refreslhments.
IRRIGATION SETTLEMENT. MR. MEAD IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
IRRIGATION SETTLEMENT. MR. MEAD IN AMERICA. Communications regarding irrigat:on settlement in the United States and -the problem of securing settlers for Vic torial have been, received from Mir. Elwood Mead by Mr. Hagelthorn, the: Minister it charge. of immigration. UM;' Mead refers. to the difficulty.iexi perionced by, the private irrigation trusts in .America in settling their, areas. In one case, he says, a sum amounting up to £14 an acre was ex expended without. securing a single. set: tier.i Many of the-dettlers fail, And "one cause appeatrs to be the high price of the land, w hich has been inflated through speculation. At Yakima, land which sold two years ago: at £200'per acre is now selling at £60, and the same recession in price, Mr. Mead says, will take-place in California, imunless as istance be given to them onff iimilai lines to those of the Victorian system; Many, of the settlers would sell out, but that! they are reluctant to sacrifice their' properties. "This week," w...
Newspaper Subscriptions [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
Norspaper Subsoriptionls :0: The folldowing is the law relating-to newespapers:- e1. Perss who tako delivery of-anid rease a newspaper, although they :do not authorise newspaper l;proprietors :to. forward same, are liablo -for paymient. (Posons wiho have newspapers:-oated to 'tlheni when not .ordered, siould r- luse to carry same away -from the un?ost atice, otherwise they Lbecome liable for the munount of subscription). 2. Subscribers who do not give: ex .pres-s notice to the contrary are- con siderea as intendiing to renew their suEseriptiorS. 3. If eubseicrihers order the discon tinuance of their newspaper, the pub lisher may continue to-send it. until all arrears are tmid. 4. It sibscribot~s neglect or refuse to take t?eir p ipers frome the post office to which- they are directed, they are s? reosible uintil they have settled their hills and ordered their palipers to be dis continued. '. f. subscribers more to other places without inforining the publisher, and t paO lpers: ife s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
BARTRA :AGENCY, glgE STREET, SWAN HILL (o RailBway Station). S't Expert" and Representa On FRED KNjIGHT, attends to t.ods in Dairying and Irriga 110, fochieery. te 19f MODEL ALFA.-LAVAL ~ErARA~TOR tCalct .?annad Felix Engines for Driving Sheap ring Machines, Chafcut nawbeocheis &c. to? DuplicateS and Oils stocked at i, Brtram and Son pTY. LTD.r. IS8$4s Bourke-8t., Melbourne. JAMES M'PHERSON OENEI-AL Commission Agent, PIANGIL, 8]$ to draw e attention of 'r"wmers and all sopcerned in and an g Pi3ng, Tooleybuc, Nyah, Yarra-. I and surrounding diestricts that he has 5a 5toblishd a General Commission a Brines? s at Piangil Finger Post. Igsco~dtent, being an Expert with mingsndGeneral Machinery for sevres ,toa?pply Machinery equal to any bedthroughout tbhe Commonwealth. A.pa s of T. Robinson and Co's. ,Ihebery kept in stock. SAGEtNT FOR T ebinson and Co.; Spotewood. Wi~herend.Co s Manure. Todrrhie Insurance Go. der and Real's Gi and Bu ios lfnhell Fngdnes and tobinson umps. Smit's...
ORSE AND GIG STOLEN. YOUNG MAN ARRESTED. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
QRSE AND CIC STOLEN. YOUNO MAN ARRESTED. Several days ago a y'oung man was ising cdhorse in a gig from Swan il to Bendigo. For obvious reasons ~selected a circuitous route. and on a road met with an accident. The ibecame damaged in the msitap. She decided (says the "Advertiser") dpo?ej of it He eventually fou nd purhaer and continued th.e journev ihthe horse and harness. When he nired at Grassy Flat he was asked 't would take a brake to a well irn tradesman in Bendigo. He il ass ented, but did not turn up ha destination for several days. he did arrive this vehicle, too, to say, had also been damaged. tradesman questioned the young as to what he had been doing the brake. The young m lan ob 4 to being cross-examined in this ,and bolted from the tradesman's ., leaving the whole turnout there. no one claimed the horse and Sfor a day or two the matter ,plarced in the hands of Detective SWho, by a series of clever de .u nravelled the mystery. After s earching Inquiries for thit un man the...
FOOTBALL. SWAN HILL ASSOCIATION. Fire Brigade v. Imperial. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
FOOTBALL, -- -t[? A O ATION. , of the football season took Th ~~r y in the showf grounds,~ ee-?a an attendance of about theW htimely rain on Tuesday night $.' Th und in ood playing order, h the strong 'nd that blew at n oagh - tho south goal made it im Stod- d odxhibition of football. °l:"e , s iere tha Fire Brigade !Usp '. mlmiers) and the Imperial. . .d nw men playing, au .tero was centered as to how the lfo aeT l. The scores were by c a rue reflex of thle game, al ogth best team won, their staying t anding them well, in addition to rksbly strong defence. The much ed Imnperial team gave every indica ..pro . ntiOg a more vulnerable oIonen ts than they have done Sto5n's past. When the team erly going, and with more care hP , I they should be tough nuts i us. now their weakest spot is powerk. but with training they oere, soon remedy their faults. SFire Brigade team showed great nd the now players in the team all Td their inclusion. The game on ey was a case of an even aide * tone wea...
WORKING-MAN ARTIST. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
WORKING-MAN. ARTIST. The "Universe" tells the interest ing life-story of the "working-man art ist of Walworth," whose powers have been attracting attention. Having first seen the light at Mian chester in 1867, Mvatthew Mooney was taken at the age of three to Glasgow, where he received his schooling at the Franciscan School, South Side, He commenced work as steward on a pleasure-steamer plying round thd Scottish coast; went later to Man chester and WOdrked in a wine bar; five years later he became valet to Cardinal Vaughan, with whom he tra velled; acted as steward on a Royal Mail Steam Packet boat; took up a job as a stage hand at Drury Lane Theatre; and then turned engineer. He is now assistant electrician at a London hotel. Mr. Mooney's home is in a "depress ing street" in Walworth. He was thirty-two before he "touched a paint box." Seeing the scene-painters busy at Drury Lane Theatre, be became sud denly interested in their work. At every opportunity he watched them spread their ...
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Coming Events. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
i COMING EVUNTS AND TRADE. Comlma Events. A conc?rit Vilbelhh d in the shire alll on "Wednesday night next to raise f tunds for the Empire .lay celebrations for the children attending the. Swn Hill State school,. Choruses will --e rendered br. the childreii and songs by local artists.. ,Cn Sunday evening the Rev. J. Downey, M.A., will preach in the Presbyterian chirch on "Miicles-Did they ever happen?" 'Special anthems by the choir. Trade Notes. Messrs. D. J. ConneUl and Co. be to inform likely buyerst that the furni tlue, &c., at .Mrs. Neill's can be- n pected at any time on Friday. and lso oun Satudayv morning, on the I recnissc, Pritchaad-.street Tloe aue tioneetrs state that this is one of the choicest lots of furniture ever offered in Swan Hill. One of the latest qt"jccted improve. ments in thle .Mall. ectno io, is in the 'busincss premises of Mr. E:dwardtls, the jeweller. Besides having a new freont and window cases, fthel shop is to be nmade 10lft. longer, and the ins...
Courage. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
Courage. - Admiral Lard Howe, whein Captain was: hastily. awakened in the middle of the night by the' lieutenant of the ',watch;, who informed him with great agitation that the ship was on fire near the magazine. '"'If:that be the case," said he, rising leisurely to put on his clothes, "we shall soon know it." The lieutenant flew back to the scene, of danger, and, almost instantly returning, exclaimed, "Youl ieed not, sir, be- afraid, the fiFe is extingulsh ed.' "Afraid!" exclaimed Howe. '"What do you mean by that, sir? I never was afraid -in my life." Then, e adde , looking the lieutenant' full ih the face; "Pray,. how does a nimn feel when he is afraid? .I need -not ask .bow se looks.". ___ "_ _ -_ " ' SPeople who live double lives are apt to discover in the end that neither of them was prdfitable. _-': ? When a man has failed-: at every thingz else he ~can still become a critic. Many a man gets a reputation foi wisdom by leaving things.unsaid.
What is Work. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
What is Work. "You are advertising for a chauf feur, I see, Mrs. De Payste?" "Yes; we had to let William go last week." . "I thought you weye ellfpleased with him?" ple •"At first we were, but a new broom sweeps clean, you know, and -ve Sfound that-William got lazy. He was Sfine at washing the *windows, doing the garden, mowing the lawn, tending the fires, running errands, pressing clothes, sweeping the walks, polish i'ing the floors, oiling the furniture, preparing the Vegetables, waiting at table, and washing-the dishes. But lie was lazy. He used to go to sleep at midnight regularly, no matter where he was. Many a time Mr. De Payste has left the club for home at two o'clockin the morning and found William snoring in the car outside. Imagine how It must have-looked to our friends to see our chauffeur asleep in the street!" Dennys, Lascelles Ltd., in conjunc tion with Mr. H. E. B. Armstrong, re port the sale for- the trustees of the late F. W. Armytage, of the '"WVooloo manats" Esta...
Telephone Exchange. List of Subscribers. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
elephoneoE~xchaIge..4 I'-- List of Buboplbed PB, 23-Bell, W., M'Callum.etreet 46--Barwiok, T. H., Campbell-street 26-Binns, Ted, and Co. 11--Brown, Neil 4l-Boulton J., Campbell-stroot 44-Caringa Club 12--Chamoers, A. H., Campbell-street'-: 3-Chapman and Smith, GUARDnIA oflice 3-Chapman, Mrs; Knox, "Inlaj" Camp. bell-street 35-Commercial Hotel, J. A. Garden 42-Dowling, G. F., Campbell-street 5-Drummond, R. M., M'Orae.etreot r: 5-Drummond, Rit. M., private residence Splatt.stt'eet I5-Filmer, W., hairdresser and stationer Campbell-street S65-Finlay, W. C. '24-Gerrandi:D., M'Callum.street 16-;Gerrand, WVe H..Campbellatreet ;20--Gray, John and Co. 47-Gray and Co.'s Motor Gerage 49-Guy, John, jun., M 'Callum-street ?--Harris, P. J., Campbell-street 13-Harvey, F. and Co.; Campbeltstreet S14-Herridge, Mrs, hi., coffeepalace, OCaipbell-treet 32-Hospital, Public 9-Jager, F. . 2-Kimberley, W.,: private residence S31--Logge, Dr. F. R. 48-London Bank I--Lordi, A. A. 18- Morgan, T. H. 43--Mellool...
RATES OF POSTAGE. Commonwealth [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 14 May 1914
RATES' OF 'POSTAGE. Commonwealth ILettem.-For every 'half--ounce,"or raction.thereof, Id. Letter Oards.-Single, each, id. ..Letter Cards.-Reply, each half, id, ostcards.--Single, Id. Postcards.-Reply,- each l?alf, :Id. - Printed Papers, as prescribed, per 2 oz or part of 2 oz., jd. * -Books (printed outside Australia),-4 oz. or part of 4 oz., jd. ,Books (printed in Australia), 8 oz. or part of 8 oz., id. Mgzines, that is to say (a), Maga-. sines, Reviews, Serials, and other sini lar publications printed and published in Austradis in numbers at intervals not exceeding three months, per 8 oz. or part of 8 oz., .d. (b) Magazines, Reviews, Serials, and other similar publications (includ ing Newspapea) printed and puiblished ontside Australia in numbers at inter vals not exceeding three months, :per 4 oz. or part of 4 os., id. "Hansard," that is reports of Par. llamentary debates printed and pub lished by the authority of the Common wealth-or State, per 12 oz. or part tf 12 os., ~d. Comm...