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AGRICULTURAL PROBLEMS. SOIL EXHAUSTION. SOIL FERTILITY. INCREASE OF YIELDS. II. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 20 March 1914
AGIUCU-LTU'ItAL. PROBLEMS. SOIL EXHAUSTION. ■ SOIL FERTILITY. INCREASE OF YIELDS.. By A. H. RENARD, Expert in Modern Agriculture. Author of "A.B.C. ot Hatlonal Manuring," "A.B.C. o£ Scientific Block Feeding Under Australian Conditions," Kto., lite. II. The prevention of soil exhaustion and the maintenance of soil fertility are interdependent, the one being the logical outcome of the other. But modern agricultural science goes fur ther, and alms to increase fertility in order' to secure permanent, in crease in yields of produce. This can only be achieved under the special Australian conditions of soil and cli mate by rational manuring. The time has now arrived when an in crease in the average yield of wheat per acre of the land devoted to its cultivation is absolutely essential to continued prosperity, and the in crease must be regular, not spas- , tnodic. This increase is easily pos sible, and undeniably profitable, u.. der conditions even below average. The new method tends itself ...
TECHNICAL SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 20 March 1914
TECHNICAL SCHOOL. A meeting of the council of the local Technical School was held on Monday. Present:—Messrs A. F. Magill, G. E. Dodd, J. L. Barnes, W. A. Qunn, J. A. Anderson, C. C. Palmer, and A. E. Turner. The following office-bearers were re-elected ^Pre sident, Mr A. F. Magill; vice-presi dent, Mr J. A. Anderson ; secretary and treasurer, Mr A. E. Turner. It was decided to hold an exhibition of work executed by the students about the end of June, when paraots and the public will have an opportunity of seeing the advantages to be gained by having the school in the town. A further exhibition will be held in December, when prizes will be awarded. A very encouraging prize list has been prepared, and will in due course be distributed to the busi ness people of the town, who will be asked to place same in their wmdows. This should be a most attractive exhibition, and the council are to be congratulated on their efforts in this direction. Mr A. Clark, inspector of Technical Schools, v...
II. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 20 March 1914
II. It seemed an eternity to him bo foro he saw the red glow above the funnels of the Christabel, and know that the firemen were at work. He had given the order for the yacht to sail immediately Joseph answered his ring, and soon the bruit of an imme diate departure awakened the sleep ing ship. "It was just like the Governor," the men said. The skipper, a dour Scotchman, by name Macdawell, had sailed with Hugh too -long that any caprice^ should surprise him. Meanwhile, in the saloon, the four played on unconscious of the amaz ing happening. A hissing of steam did'; bring Jack' Bowles to the quar ter deck when he was duuirnj-; but it never occurred to his obtuse intelli gence that the activity aboard was unwonted, and he reported nothing to the others. Had curiosity taken him to the cabin skylight, he would have seen Desdy and -Leila at sup per below ; but he did not see them, and voices calling him to the table, he Went without tidings. For his part, Hugh had forgotten his friends c...
PRICE OF WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 20 March 1914
PRICE OP WHEAT. Our Melbourne correspondent wired yesterday as follows :—Wheat is steady but quiet, with little doing. At auction to-day locally about 100 bags good wheat sold at 3/9$ and 250 bags medium at 8/8 to 8/81. The price of wheat at the Nhill mills yes terday was 3/6, oats 1/6.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 20 March 1914
WELSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The Welsbach Air Gas ma chine is so 6fm pie that a chihi can work it with impunity. Suitable for Lighting, Heat ing and Cook ing. Wo guar antee satisfac tion with all our Machines, and to prove this we will put a machine in for oni month free of charge, and if not suit able, will remove samo tree of all '■ost to you. Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, 380 LONSDALE ST., MELBOURNE. . i
HEAVY WOMAN DIES WEIGHED 20 STONE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 20 March 1914
HEAVY WOMAN DIES WEIGHED 20 STONE. The death of a woman who weighed twenty stones, and who required two porters to lift her Into bed when she was seized with a fatal illness, was (says "Lloyd's "Weekly News" of Janu ary 11) investigated at a Hackney in quest on Saturday on Mary Richard, seventy-two, wife of a corn dealer of Newington Butts. The woman, it was said, had been living apart from her husband at Enfield road, Kingsland road. Mrs Ericson, a sister-in-law, said Mrs Richard had been "a little queer for some time. She went to see her. and found her on the floor. She was a very heavy woman, weighing twenty stones, and her leg was doubled up under her. It took witness an hour to get the leg right. Her sister-in-law never regained consciousness, and died 1 later on. A Juror : Was she a sober woman? Witness : Well she used to take a little in a regular way, mostly of an evening. Witness added that she had to get an order for two porters from the Metropolitan Hospital to get her in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 20 March 1914
O INVENTORS PATENTS Obtained in Commonwealth and Else where for improved methods of Appli ances. Tools, etc., of any description •■"ull Information, Costs, etc., sent on application .to A.. O. SACHSE, O.E. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWS' FUND BUILDINGS, Corner Ccllins and Wllllann Sts., MELBOURNE. PITT'S OLD HOME FAMOUS HOUSE SOLD. Pitt House, Hampstead Heath, the famous house of the elder Pitt, first Earl of Chatham, has been sold by Messrs Lowe, Goldschmidt and How land, in conjunction with Messrs Hampton and Sons (says "Lloyd's Weekly News" of January 11). This freehold property, which has exceptional road frontages, extending to "approximately 1340ft., and a total trea of about three and a half acres, ws£s previously called "North End enlace," "Wildwoods," and "North End House." In Domesday Book it Is styled "Wildwood Corner." Situated almost jn the summit of Hampstead Heath, It occupies a delightful position, and Is very accessible to London. "it was in this residence that the el der Pitt, ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 20 March 1914
ORANGE BLOSSOMS TRELOAR—PITMAN. A pretty wedding took place at Lorquon on the 26th February, when Miss Clarice Pitman, daughter of Mr and Mrs Robert Pitman, of Lorquon, was united in the holy bonds of matrimony with Mr Hartley Treloar, son of Mr and Mrs W. H. Treloar, of Nhill. The bride was very prettily attired in white silk and wore the customary wreath and veil. She carried a beautiful bouquet of white flowers grown by Mrs Roediger, of Lorquon, Mrs W. E. Goldsworthy, of Nhill, making the bouquets both for the bride and the bridesmaids. The flowers for the bouquets carried by the latter were grown by Mrs A. T. Treloar, of Adelaide. The bridesmaids, Misses Effie Tre- loar and Ivy Pedlar, were charmingly dressed in white voile trimmed with applique, and each wore a wristlet watch, the gift of the bridegroom. The groomsmen were Messrs A. Treloar and C. Dorrington, and they carried out their onerous duties with marked success. The ceremony took place in the local Methodist Church, wh...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 20 March 1914
CRICKET. On Saturday last the Winiam cric keters gained a decisive victory over the Kiata eleven by 138 runs to 26. Results : "Winiam—W Pilgrim 2, A Pilgrim 10, J Pilgrim, retired 46, E Pilgrim 12, F Weir 1, T Warner 3, P Pilgrim 13, A Warner 7, R Pilgrim, re tired 32, E Geyer 0, P Warner, not out 1, sundries 11. Total 138. Kiata: Hancock 0, Clayton 3, Holland 11, Oartwright 0, Grouch 0, Collins 0, Moriarty 3, C Collins 8, Stanway 1, Rauert, not out 0, Mereovich 0. Total 26. The best bowlers for Kiata were A Holland, Moriarty, Hancock, and Crouch, while for Winiam J and W Pilgrim were the most successful. immmmmnmm\w
NHILL TELEPHONE SUBSCRIBERS [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 March 1914
NHILL TELEPHONE SI SCRIBERS Cut this out at once and pasta - a_ sheet of cardboard, and hang side your telephone. " 1 Young Hros. 2 Nosko Bro3, .* ^ ■1 A and J Mcintosh a, . 1 J L Barnes Km.sW . 5 J J Meagher, not in use C '' Free Press" Oflioe 7 Kozmitisky's Hotel S Ryan and Bond 9 Dr Ryan 10 Manfisld and Murphy ,,, . 11 Goldsworthy, Coles, and Co 12 Triunble and Palmer 13 Hagelthorn and lioltou 14 Stedimn, Proudfoot, and Dong"1 ^ 15 T \V Durant IG Shire Hall 17 Uroadbeut Bros. IS Dr Shanaay 19 C H Towns 20 Breut and Co. 21 Rintoule's Hotel 22 Police Station 23 Mrs O'C'dhahan 21 Kemp'a Hotel 25 J 0 Macclonald 20 J Shannsy 27 •fames Brown 2S Railway Station 30 M J£ Kain 31 Rod.in. and IV.eraoa 32 J IKrliug and Sou 33 A Bongioruo 31 ITemkrion and Mcllnw 35 Father Jones 36 J A Amlereon 37 Hicks & Co 3S J Scott 39 E C Davis •JO J and A Day •11 C Fritsch _
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 March 1914
PERSONAL Dr 0- Duguid has sold his pracfe 1 at Minyip to Dr J. S. McLeaa. I brother-in-law of Dr Donald, of %t. f raclcnabeal. Dr McLean acted ai locum tenens for Dr Duguid a fej | weeks ago, and prior to that wy § conducting Dr Donald's practice sjfi Warracknabeal daring the absence oil his brother-in-law from the to*i§ The reason of Dr Duguid's depart I from Minyip is that he has decided fe! specialise. t The friends of Jfra °tl. 31. Bro^l formerly of Nhi)l, mid late ofTanaa! will regret to hear of the death of ha g little daughter, Ellen Elizabeth (Js'elfe| | in her sixth year. The sad event tail place on Friday, 13th inst., at ts:| 1 Children's Hospital, Ivew. The ci'fijf' had been an invalid foe a long time, aui £ all the care and devotion she receiyjJ ■ ■ coupled with the best of nursing kJ;, medical treatment, were of no avsLi'l The remains were interred ia ti;| Springvale necropolis, the Eev J. d'fe Atkins, of Clayton, officiated at tb| grave. Great sympathy is felt for bere...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 March 1914
CRICKET. The following team will MDWt. I Diapur at Broughton on fX?' fe next, 28fch inst.:- Bond, Har,; 1 I Rains, Warner, Hensley, Sinclair^' I 8croop, Farmers (2), Turrell M Jones, Emorgency—a. Scroop' 301 1 Word was received yesterday ft* 1 the Dimboola club could not fX > their engagement with NhillT I morrow in connection with the K" - minsky shield competition. P
BORDERTOWN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 March 1914
BORDER TO WW RACES. i no annual races of the Bordertown Racing Olub were held on Wednesday last. A feature of the meeting was , the success of the Horsham sports- | man, Mr D L M'Eae, who won the I Cup with Yatla, the Mundalla Plate with Spearfish, and the Publican's Purse with Ruapare. Results:— St, Patrick's Hurdle Race. Two Miles. p Blackwell's Merrinita, 11.0 s.„ 1 J B Edward's Turmoil, 10.12 ... 2 Only starters. Dividend for 5s, 8s 3d, Time, 3.57 3-5. . Trial Stakes. Six furlongs. 0 Tully's Pooginagoric, 8.11 ... 1 A. McFarlane's Sinoper, 8.11 ... 2 L Ivirby's Blue Dot, 8.11 ... 3 Lady Tattle also started. Dividend for 5s, £1 5s 9d. Time, 1.21. Bordeutown Cup. 1 Of £50. I t miles. 1 D L M'Rae's Yatla, 8.7 ... ... 1 ] HD Smith's Osier, 7.4 ... ... 2 J Brown's Thunderlighfc, 8.2 ... 3 Triangle and Pem also started. Dividend for 5s, lis Gd. Time, 2.16 3-5. Wolseley Stakes. Five furlongs. Ed Miles' Trent Gull, 9.0 .;. 1 L L Daenke's Pretty Polly, 9.0 ... 2 J L M'Lellan's Mumluckhar...
LILLIMUR SPORTS HANDICAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 March 1914
L1LLIMUR SPORTS HANDICAPS * p. CD &lt;D 53 02 T3 tc 13 Name. *3 c&lt;S h S a "a3 a cd w M o as t m J3 w s H. Meagher 7 8 ..." 2 A Orchard *8 4 L Lackman 9 10 13 i*4 3 F H Schmidt 12 12 16 22 4 — Walkor 9 ... 3 L Preasey 10 i4 14 14 3 J T Meade 12 ... 5 J B Schmidt 13 6 J Merrett ... 14 W Dyer 14 *4 D McGavin 6 W H Thomas 14 G Elsden 12 12 13 "i R Healoy • •• 18 22 A Butler 15 6 H Denkel 14 15 5 J Colbert 14 13 22 7 G Renny 15 14 6 A. Renny 16 14 E. Renny 8 C Daniels 7 R McGrice 9 G E McLennan 23 7 R E Powell 16 is 20 6 A Dusting 15 15 6 H Dyer 18 8 H. E^den ... 18 23 F Allitt 7 L Goodwin 16 7 D Harrison 18 J Edson 18 F Morgan 16 ... *25 7
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 March 1914
AGEHCY COMPACT Australasia Limited. Head Office —113 Queen-eb, Melbourne The Company's maximum commission on the capita] value of an estate is 2i per cent. DIRECTORS:— Hon. Walter Madden, Chairman an Managing Director. Edward Fitzgerald, Esq., LL.D., M. Mornane, Esq., Hon. Duncan E. McBryde, M.L.C. Henry Madden, Esq. David Hunter, Esq. Commission on income derived from n estata, 2i per cent. DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES Ryan and Bond a-'d 8ta ion aeents. Nhi! Lawloit ^ihletSc Sports. UNREGISTERED. Easter Monday, 13th April. lj^r£20 given away in Prize Money and Trophies. Office-Bearers.—President, Mr J Pressey; comipittee, Messrs J Meagher, J J Meagher, J Muller, A Muller, R Buckley, F Buckky, A Schmidt, J Shone; secretary, Mr F F Muller ' PROGRMME: 1. Novice Handicap of£15s, 100 yds. First £1. second 6s. Nomination Is. For all runners not having jwon a race exceeding £2 . ' 2. Sheffield Handicap of £8, 130 yds. First £6, second £L 10s, third 10s. Nomination 5s 3. Publican's Puree of £3...
The Nhill Free Press WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "NHILL MAIL." TUESDAY, 24TH MARCH. Mr Fisher's Tour. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 March 1914
the thill free figss With which is Incorporated the '• Nhill Ma.il." TUESDAY, 2dTH MARUIi. Mr Fisher's Tour, Liberalism should score off the speeches which Mr Fisher, as leader of the Opposition, is delivering in the coarse of his four-thousand mile tour. These speeches show that, in spite of certain bellicose harangues;of the rank and file, official Labor has no stomach for early battle, " There must bo no double dissolution" exclaims MrFisher, and he denounces the proposed appeal to the Governor-General as a ridiculous impertinence. Mr Fisher gives his reasons for assuming that, when approached by Mi- Cook, the Governor will decline to send sena tors to the country. The two test bills which the Senate declined to pass last session, and which will be re submitted to it at a comparatively early date are, Mr Fisher con tends, too trivial , to justify a double dissolution. With Mr Hughes he tosses them contemptuously aside as having no practical bearing on any live issue, and as being...
SPORTING. NHILL HOSPITAL FETE AND BAZAAR HANDICAPS. The following are the handicaps for the above sports to be held on the 1st April 1914: SHEFFIELD HANDICAP, 130 Yds. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 March 1914
SPORTING. NHILL HOSPITAL FETE AND BAZAAR HANDICAPS. The following are the handicaps for the above sports to be Jield on the 1st Aoril 191-i:— QHEWFTRLD HANDICAP, 180 Yds H. Meagher, Lawloifc J. Alleu, Nhill P. H. May, Boyeo L. Pressey, Lawloit J. A. Weir, Boyeo H. 11. Murde/i, Kinimakatka H. 13urton, Murtoa ... L. L. Lackman, Miram Wid McDonald, Miram Ray Madderu, Nhill Eric Sprague, Murtoa R. E. Powell, Lillimur F. II. Schmidt, Miram Arthur Fairfax, Murtoa J. A. Morrisay, Rainbow A. Dusting, Lillimur T. Morgan, Lawloit ... HANDICAP FOOTRACE 220 Yds. yds H. Meagher, Lawloit ... 8 J. Allen, Nhill ... ... 11 L. Pressey, Lawloit ... ... 11 P. H. May, Boyeo ... ... 12 L. L. Lackman, Miram ... 13 H. Niven, Haycroft ... . ... 14 J. A. Weir, Boyeo ... ... 14 R. E. Powell, Lillimur ... 14 F. H.' Schmidt, Miram ... 15 W.H. May, Boyeo ... ... 15 Eric Sprague, Murtoa ... 16 H, Burton, Murtoa ... ... 16 H. R. Murden, Kinimakatka ... 17 Arthur Fairfax, Murtoa ... 17 J. A. Morrisay, Rainbow • ......
WIMMERA SHOW DATES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 March 1914
WIMR1ERA SHOW DATES. | • Stawcll, 15th and lGt.h September, t-.v Rupanyup, 18th September, (or another date. to be fixed.) Horeham, 1st and 2nd October. Nhill, 7th October Warracknabtal, 9th October Beulah, 13th October 1Dimbool'i, 14th October • Hopetoun, 16th October •5-" T 'Natimuk, 16tb October (or another v' /date to be fixed) ' Jeparit, 20th October 5 Murtoa, 2lst Uctober ?.) : r.Hainbow, 23rd October The Nhill horse parade will be held on Wednesday, 19th August.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 March 1914
iuttl lldks. winter boots. Mr Chae. Fritsch notifies in another column that he haB now on hand a splendid range of watertight boots (his own make) at reasonable prices; also inspect his fashionable stock of ladies', gents', and children's best wearing boots and shoos. Repairs executed to any old boots or shoes. Lowest prices in every line. Chas. Fritsch, the Boot Palace, Macpherson street, Nliili, Phone 41.*