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A DRESS FOR A WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
A DRESS. FOR A WEDDING. A coat and skirt suit' made for a guest at a recent important wedding in Melbourne, wals shown me, and like the rest of the tailor-mades of this season it took"'more than one glance to discover the fact that it .was a coat and skirt. The material ?was of Dutch blue channelise, and the skirt was so very narrow that not one frill was allowed on tlie under skirt. A specially made petticoat was Avorn with it, as any fullness would have been noticeable on the soft satin. The hobble, by the way, seems to be more pronounced as the days roll on. Although we read in fashion papers. that the hobble skirt lias "gone out," yet it most assuredly is only hearing the zenith of its popularity with us. The dress must be so cut as to show every movement of the wearer. The little coat of this costume was most, delightfully cut, with, of course, the spade -back .that seems indispen sable, while the facings were of rich Flanders- lace, which is all too seldom seen as trimming for...
Women's Affairs Fashions of the Week THE END-OF-THE-SEASON GOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
Women's Affairs V By "THE WIFE." ) ^ Fashions of the Week THE END-OF-THE-SEASON GOWN. A feeling that we.are going to,lie compensated, for the rainy summer by a late Indian summer, lasting well on till the end of April, is a present-" Hient that is influencing the fashion of .the moment, for tlie. dressmakers are receiving a notable number of orders to make tip their summery materials, while the more substantial glories of fur and velvet are being Mid in abeyance just at present. These end of season.gowns are held in reserve for the Easter season, .which-promises to be unusually' gay, ?while the number of country visitors is.already prophesied to be quite out of the common. For the visitors, the ready-made departments are. now in process of rejuvenation. After the sales the new things are being rapid ly-completed, ..and the displays are every day more representative. In a leading showroom this week, I beheld even so gauzy a material as net made up into a most delightful frock. Placed...
Road-making Machinery. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
Road-making Machinery. Cr. Hawkins, Narrabuvra Shire, strongly advocated the purchase of road-making machinery, for use in the shire, .lie said every mile of road that had been constructed had cost at least £200, and he intended to in troduce the question of purchasing an effective road-making plant.
FUNGUSINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
FUNGUSINE. Fungusine wheat pickle has been on the market for three or four years, and is becoming more generally used year by year. The agents report hav ijjgivplaced orders considei'ably in ex cess of previous seasons. The Scot tish-Australian Investment Co.-very largelgrowers-tried a few boxes last year on their Rockview Estate, and have ordered sufficient this year to sow 3000 acres. Fungusine is well past the experimental stage, It has not only been tried in a practical way as above mentioned, but Mr. Sutton, the wheat experimentalist at Cowra, has compared it with all the other known forms of wheat pickling, and in his report in the Agricultural Ga zette, of April, 1910, said: "It was the best all-round method tried this year, and if it maintains this position in future experiments, it will displace Bluestone in any form as the most satisfactory for general adoption." The cost is very little in excess of bluestone, and though, like blue stone, it may not be guaranteed as absolu...
Remission of Fines. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
Remission of Fines. A letter was read at last meeting of Junee Council, from. Department of the Attorney-General and Justice, asking whether, in the event of Mr. I-Iolman advising the remission of the fines imposed on three aldermen for neglecting to attend a special meet ing of the council without lawful ex cuse, was tlie council prepared to re fund the amount of the fines, which had been already paid to it? The letter was referred to the finance committee for report.
STATION PRODUCE SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
STATION PRODUCE SALES. Rabbit Skins.-The i\ew Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Com pany report that in many instances the quality of the offerings of rabbit skins at last Wednesday's sales showed a decided improvement, and for such lines bidding was particu larly strong at an advance of y3d. per lb. Average qualities ruled firm at last sales' levels. Marsupial Skins.-Supplies on Wed nesday last comprised an average collection of skins, which met with good competition at full rates. Wal laby received rather better support, and sold at somewhat higher levels. The next auction sale will take place on April 5. Opossum Skins.-Small supplies were forward at this week's sales, the quality generally being rather poor Bidding for all grades was keen, and ready sales were made at rates quite on a par with those of recent auc tions. The next sale will be held on April 5. Hides.-At the usual weekly auc tions held on the 10th instant, some 10,000 hides were catalogued, includ ing consignments ...
Position of Shire Offices. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
Position of Shire Offices. At last meeting of Moimro Sliire Council it was moved that the seat of government be at Cooraa for the next three years. An amendment was moved that it he for one year only. The reason assigned for this was that the railway would be com pleted to Nimitybelle by that time, and the matter could then be recon sidered. The amendment was car ried.
Councils' Officials. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
Councils' Officials. The Auditor of Monaro Council re ported that he founu the accounts had been kept in a satisfactory man-, ner, the regulations had been well: observed, and the system of time keeping and the payment of wages, etc., was very satisfactory. The pre sident said it was most pleasing to receive such an excellent report, for which lie highly congratulated the Shire Clerk (Mr. Solomon). A communication was received by Monaro Council from Cooma Muni cipal Council, asking if they had any objection to them engaging their En gineer (Mr. McCormaclc), as consul ting engineer to their municipality, 011 them paying him an annual re taining fee, and also for actual ser vices rendered. The councillors agreed to this, provided that it did not interfere, with the Engineer's shire work. The salary of the Clerk of Monaro Council (Mr. Solomon) has been in creased to £200 per annum. Lithgow Council required the ser vices of a, typist, at a salary of £65 per annum. There were five applic...
Demonstration Farm. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
Demonstration Farm. The Town Clerk of Narromine has received a notification from the De partment of Agriculture, that Mr. Balder, an officer of the Department, will be in Narromine shortly, with the object of inspecting a site of land, suitable fov a demonstration farm.
Depasturing Animals. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
Depasturing Animals. Persons desiring to depasture ani mals 011 roads in Tintenbar shire, can obtain the necessary authority to do so. Twelve verdicts were secured against persons for depasturing ani mals in a public place within the Tin tenbar shire without permission. Per mits have now been issued to depas ture 200 animals 011 the roads. The fee is 3s 3d per head per quarter.
Discontented Ratepayers. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
Discontented Ratepayers. The Public Works Department for warded a copy of a letter to the Erina Shire Council that they had received from Tumby Umby Fruit-growers' Union, asking that the maintenance of road from Tuggerali platform to Wamberal road be taken out of the hands cf the Shire Council and be administered by the Department un til such time as it was put in a traf ficable state. The Clerk read a copy of letter which he proposed to send the Department in reply, to the effect ;;that the Tumby Umby people were always discontented, and that the 'road in question had not been neglec '^edj as alleged. This was approved of.
Free Passes on Railway for Delegates. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
Passes on Railway for Delegates. '2 :S>The Minister for Public Works. (Mr. ^Griffith), in reply to a. deputation ; from the Local Government Associa tion last week, agreed witli the sug gestion! that delegates from the coun try to the association's conference should be granted railway passes. "When delegates come on public busi ness," said the Minister, "they should get free passes, both ways, and a sleeping berth as Avell. I regard that as a proper request. Other States liiave granted it, and, after all. it is only a bookkeeping entry. If the Railway Commissioners will not grant you passes, well. I will put a sum of money on the Estimates. I think also it might embrace a pass for a lady, for I think that when a man comes to town from the back coun try once a year or so, it is only right he should take his wife with him."
RELIGION OF THE PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
RELIGION OF THE PEOPLE. The Government Statistician, refer ring to the coming census, says-: One of. the questions which every adult in tlie Commonwealth is called upon to answer at the taking of the census on the 3rd of April; asks the citizen to indicate his religion. In:,, the past, statists have been per plexed by the vagueness arid inade quacy of many of the replies.. In: order to ensure greater accuracy in _ the coming census the Federal Statis tician in a' memorandum lias issued the following directions:-"Vague in definite terms, which might mean one of several different religious bodies, are to be avoided.. Thus Protestant should not be used where the Church of England is intended, or Catholic where Roman Catholic is meant. If the person is a freethinker, or in no denomination or religion, the fact should be stated. \ . If. any person, however, conscien tiously object to state his religious, denomination, the word " object" may &lt; be inserted,'this being the only q...
A TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISPLAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
A TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISPLAY. At the forthcoming exhibition or ganised by the Girls' Realm Guild, which Lady Dudley has consented to open next month, the Technical Col lege authorities -have promised to make a most attractive display. There will be a section taken up by the college and devoted entirely to the practical subjects taught the women students at the College. These will include dressmaking, cookery, and household science, and, of course, several other minor branches of study. It will be "a most appropriate show at "Our Girls' Exhibition, and one forecasts that not the least attrac tively filled space will be that annex ed by the Technical College.
V.R.C. MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
V.R.C. MEETING. After many postponements, the second day's racing of the V.R.C. Autumn Meeting was disposed of on Saturday at Memington. The prin cipal event, the Australian Cup, run over 2% miles, was won by ten ' lengths by The Parisian (Bobadil-. The Parisienne), who carried 7.7, a nice 'handy weight for a. five-year-old. The unlucky Apple Pie (7.10) was again second, with McLaclilan iri the saddle . Nothing had a hope with the winner, who at one time was equal favourite with Apple Pie, but even-, tually the Sydney mare shortened to 9 to 4, the winner starting at 7 to 2. Diabolo (Bobadil-Ardea), carrying 7.13, was third, and Aurofodina fourth. The Parisian is a stable mate of Queen oJ Scots, the Newmarket win ner, and as the stable appropriated, the big double, they took a lot of money out of the ring. Barney Allen, the Melbourne bookmaker, was also a big winner. Although the winner of the Ascot Vale Stakes, Sconser, who started at 7 to 1, is owned in Victoria, lie was i tbred in...
Sporting THE TURF. FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
JU =J>\ THE TURF. FIXTURES. The following race meetings are announced: - March. 17.-Tyrone J.C. Races. 17.--Albion Park Races. 17.--Lake Cudgellico J.C. Races. 17.-Bland Picnic R.C. (Barmedman). .17.-Grcnfell II.A.C.B.S. Race Meeting. ;. 17.-Jerilderie St. Patrick's Meeting. 17. - Wellington Students' . Picnic . Races. 17 and 18.-Angledool J.C. Races. .,-.,18.-Demnan A.li.C. Meeting, lo.-Wanviek Farm Races. 20.--Narandera St. Patrick's R.C. Races. 22.-Nyngan St. Patrick's Day Races. 22 and 23.-YVyalong District J.C. Races. ? 22 and 23.-Parkes J.C. Races 22 and 23.-Moree J.C. Races. 23 and 24.-Buleyroi A.T.C. Races. 24.-Coolah Amateur Picnic Races. 25-YVa.Ilsend Races. 25.-Bbolclia'm J.C. Races. 25.--Rosehill Races. 25.-Grafton L.V. Races. 25.-Wallenvwang Races. 25.-Heddon Greta Races. 25.-Muswellbrook Races.
Boxing. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 17 March 1911
Boxing. Dave Smith, the clever local micl dle-weight; met: his: first defeat on Saturday night when Billy Paplce knocked him out in the seventh, round of their return battle. . -Smith was q, sick man, as he Avas up all the pre vious night vomiting, and: suffering from a slight attack of ptomaine poisoning, consequent upon eating oysters. . ITe sealed 11.7%, while Paplce, whose weight was announced to the spectators as "Paplce is over weight," was 12.6, or nearly a stone: heavier than the local man. As the men: had agreed to weigh 11.11 at. ringside or forfeit £100, Paplce's win nings were reduced by this amount. : The Paplce that defeated Smith oil Saturday night, was a : dirferent: man :to the Paplce that: fought the: three previous battles in Australia, in /two of which he was defeated, once on a foiil. He had trained thoroughly; and entered- the ring fit and well. He fought in a manner in keeping with his reputation. He never gave the ilocal man any peace. He was after. him all t...