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The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 4 September 1908
The Rainfall. The following table shows in points the rainfall as recorded officially at the Finley Post Office : o &lt;J rovj i_ a* - ON ONCn m Cn CO O O C7s itnW O O O hvJ ChCn 0> 00 »0 00 to .£" M 0\ ' ON CO Ca 4^ ON C. -1 ON CaJ hw Cm » » to Cn-vj OJ t oj \o*«4 co oj oow Hoooi co vo cow cji oi o -i on ON ai os 00 00W ON >- t/i C/i Cn K5 -P» k> m ON W La ON H -si Vj H o Oi « 4k' M 0\ OOi .^^Wtavovo OsCa COO O H I sO *-4 VO C/i 00*»4 i **4 vO O Cn io W O A FrloutJ of tlio Family is Df Sholdon'a Now Discovery, tho , well-known remedy for all Cheat' and LuDfjTroubleaj Is tid and Ha per bottle. 01r> tain&Me at L. Jensen & Co, Tocumwal k Finloj. [*
A TRAITOR DEGRADED. Stripped of His Uniform in Public. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 4 September 1908
A TRAITOR DEGRADED. Stripped of Hia Uniform in Public.i "Ullmo, Benjamin, iCIiarles, you are unworthy to Wear tllie uniform of the Republic, and by law we hereby de grade you." Captain. Duthiel, wliosc duty it was to perform the dramatic ceremony of degrading Lieutenant Ullmo, the opium eater who tried to sell the sec rets of his country to Germany, stood facing the prisoner. Behind him stood 150 army and navy officers of all ranks. Around the prisoner was a guard of eigilit sailors carrying t'heir rifles with bayonets fixed, and by the Governor's side a quarter-master .who, as Cap tain Duthiel finished reading the sen tence, stepped up and lafd his 'hand on Ullmo's shoulder. The degradation took place in the morning (writes a correspondent of the "iDaily lixpress") in the Place St. Roch at Toulon-a dustry square sur rounded by palm trees. Although it was only nine o'clock, the sun beat pitilessly down, showing the face of the traitor officer, livid in its pallor, with red eyelids a...
Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 4 September 1908
Tocumwal EostjSiEcer' ;? ARKIVAI.S, Berrigan, Sundays, Wednesdays* . Fridays, -it tv.irj. - . '. ? Kinley; tiaily at it d m. Jerilderie, Tuesday?, Thursdays,. Und Saturdays; 11 a.m. Sydney, Tuesdays, Thursdays,! and Saturdays at u a.m. and p.m. Tuppal Mail,'' Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, 2 p.m. . Deniliquin, Tuesdaysand Fridays 5p.ro.- , Barooga and Mulwala, Tuesdays,. Thursdays, and Saturdays, 9 p.m. Yarroweyah, Cobram, Numtir kali, Melbourne, dally at 3.40 p.m.. ? DEPARTURES. . Barooga and Mulwala, Mondf.ys,. ? Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9 a.m. - Finley arid Sydney, daily 4 p.m. Berrigari," Tuesdays, Thursdays,! . and Saturdays, at 4 p.m: Deniliquin, Wednesdays, and; Saturdays, 6 a.m. , Tuppal Mail, . Tuesdays, x'hurs days, and.Saturdays, at 6 a.m. Yarroweyah, Cobrarn, Numurkahi and Melbourne, daily at XLIO a. m;
OUT OF HIS ELEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 4 September 1908
OUT OF HIS ELEMENT. A party of tourists, including a, fa mous Presbyterian divine, was travel ling in a very thinly-populated district of Northern Canada. One day, while travelling across country, the party passed a small cluster of huts whose owners live by ifishing and trapping. 'Seeing an in telligent-looking boy leaning against one of the doors, the minister thought he would inquire concerning the prev alent religion. Going up to the boy, he said "snug little concession this! Have you any Presbyterians in the village?" The boy looked puzzled for a mo ment, then said-"I guess I don't rightly know, sir; but father caught some kind of a crittur in a trap, last, night. Take a look at it; it may be what you want." .
THE BEEKEEPER. PUTTING ON SUPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 4 September 1908
THE BEEKEEPER, SUITING ON SUPERS. It is often hard for the amateur bee keeper to tel! just when to put on su pers. If put on too early the amount of air space which must be kept warm by the bees is greatly increased, and brood rearing is likely to be severely checked. This is something that should be carefully avoided, as the future strength of the colony and its ability to store surplus honey and make profits for the beekeeper depends largely on the extent to which brood rearing is carried on at this season. On the other hahd, If the supers are not put on soon enough tho results art; nearly as bad. Tho combs become crowded with honey and the space de voted to brood rearing, is limited. The bees lose ambition when they get the hive fllled and after they have once got into the habit of idling, they are slow about going back to work again even after being supplied with plenty of room. If tho addition of room is de layed very long the bees will probably swarm before they begin to work ...
FRUIT GROWING IN ENGLAND. DAMAGE BY INSECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 4 September 1908
FRUIT GROWING IN ENGLAND. DAMAGE BY INSECTS. Considerable damage lias > been done to the fruit crops in England this sea son by insect and fungus pests. There appears to be little or no united action taken in regard to the suppression of them Judging by the following which appeared in the "Mark Lane Express" of 2nd June:-"A few weeks ago when apple trees In orchards and gardens were in full bloom, it was decided generally that, barring accidents, we should have bumping crops. No doubt there will be a nice lot of apples, but in .many places crops will not come up to early expectations, and for this insect pests are responsible. There has been a want of rain to wash away the foes, and when the fruits were 3etting many trees were crippled with the apple sucker, winter moth caterpillar, codlin moth caterpillar, and the apple blossom weevil, and crops are reduced in conse quence. "In country places the impression still exists that these pests, known compre hensively as 'blight,' are b...
FOOD SUPPLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 4 September 1908
FOOD SUPPLIES. As soon as the weather 'begins to get warmer the bees will, become active. This will cause an extra quantity, of honey to be consumed. It is.from the time that breeding commences-that the danger of neglect lies, and every apiar ist should bo prepared for emergency feeding. All colonies should be examined cautiously, i.e., by raising the corner of the quilt and ascertaining if there are sealed stores, on some fine day. Should there be plenty, the outer combs may be placed on each side of the cluster. Fail ing this, candy must be supplied, and be placed over the food hole directly over the cluster, hut if it can be' avoided it is better to give nothing yet. Where bees have gone into winter quarters with plenty of sealed stores they represent a mine of wealth. No thing Is sq good as a solid comb of .sealed food in starting a stock breeding in spring. The food is removed from the cells as required by the bees, and this stimulates the colony to greater activity, and. the q...
TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR THE BUSINESS MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 11 September 1908
TENCOMMANDMENTS FOR THE BUSINESS MAN. 1. Thou shall not in any wise boast, brag, bounce, or bluster, or the wise man will hold thee in low esteem. 2. Thou shalt not permit thy wife to be living at the rate of £200 a year when thy business is not yield ing more than £199; nor shalt thou^ withhold from her the business in-"" formation which as a helpmate, she is entitled to rcceivc. 3. Thou shalt not mock the unsuc cessful man, for he may 'be ridler in his poverty than thou -art in thy boasted abundance. 4. Thou shalt not carry the count ing house into the domestic, circle, nor in anvwisp: spoil the children's hour. 5. Thou shalt not hobnob with idle persons, nor encourage them, nor ap prove their evil life. 6. Thou shalt not keep company u'ith an unpunctua! man, for he will coMainly lead thee to carelessness and ru'n. 7. Tnou shalt not forget that a ser vant who can tell lies for thee may one day tell lies to thee. 8. As to'hours of slumber and sleep, remember the good old rule:-futu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 11 September 1908
TO COYER GREY HAIR ^ Ladies should wear one the LATEST .KsaSf FRINGES now made ejy hygienic H.V.OGAARD 161 PITT ST,, 'two doors from G.P.O.), SYDNEY. They ore perfect copics of Nature, de fying detection: na turally waved hair, tolnjback: soft, light curl an forehead; so use ful for covering thin or flrey hair. Pull Transformations fram £2 2^.; Switches of Natural Hair, now so much worn for making into puffs. from 7s. 6d. to £"£ 2s. Colorina (the only safe, reliable stain for fray hair'. 6s. 6d. bottle-all colours. Ladies. write at once for Catalogue. Established otc* 20 years. HAVE YOU HEARD OP THEM? RILEY BROS* arc sending thousands away every day. Here's what one or two contains. Por particulars ofuthcrs write for our great Sale Catalogue and List of Bargain Parcels. Tho C.P. Infanta* Parcel, 20s.- Con tains 4 Infants' Shirts. 2 Infants' Longcloth Nightgowns._2 Daygowns. 2 Long Flannels, idoz. Flannelette Napkins, a Wool Wrap, pair of Wool Bootees. Puff Box and Powder, Safety Pin...
A MATTER OF CHANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 11 September 1908
A MATTER OF CHANCE. .Tt is related by a great -Nonconfor mist divine that at a meeting which he once attended, a member in poor circumstances led in prayer, which consisted chietlv of telling the Lord his troubles, for it appeared his life had been a most troublesome one. Amongst the things he said were: "Thou hast tried me with affliction and bereavement, and sorrows of all kinds, adversity and losses, li Thou art obliged to try me again. Lord, try me with a little brass."
QUEER THINGS ABOUT UMBRELLAS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 11 September 1908
QUEER THINCS ABOUT UM BRELLAS. The umbrella is undoubtedly of high antiquity, appearing in various forms on the sculptured monuments of Egypt, Assyria, Greece, and Rome, and in'hot countries it has been used since the dawn of history as a sunshade. In the East the umbrella has even been a symbol of power and royalty, and in many countries it has become part of religious as well as royal sym bolism. The Chinese dale the first umbrella back to four or five thousand years 'before the Mosaic date of crea tion. Among the Greeks and Romans the umbrella was used by.women, while its use by men was considered effem-n ate. Less than one hundred years'ago a large niimbrelVa was kept hanging in the halls of gKiod houses in England tn keep visitors dry as they passed to and from their carriages. AH hotels a^d restaurants a!»so tiiey were occasionally used in the same way, for the benefit of invalids or aged people. But no body ever thought of carrying an .um brella in the street. It is said that...
CHAPTER XXXVII. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 11 September 1908
CIlAl'TKR XXXV IT. Beware, there is an added in your path; I Jut X will teach you «i> lo draw ils fungi* You iiuiy make ^port with it.-Old lMay. On reaching their homo-if tlit* wretch ed, forlorn hut which sheltered them may ho designated by tho name-they found Jack Curlin iuliigh glee; he Imd taken advantage of their absence to proceed to tho wood tho preceding night nml hi*L his traps, and been rewarded hy taking three ermines and seven sables. "That's the way to catch 'em, Master Charley," ho exclaimed, in a triumphant tone, at tho same tinio pointing to tlio spoil; "thoso ignorant Uooshians havo | not hrniiiR enough to sot a rat trap; hot tor thaii Hhootin^ them, isn't itP" Julian took tho animals in his hand and carefully examined them one hy one; not a pillule Nkju was broken. j "This is indeed a fortunate discovery,'' I lie said; "since it not only saves ammuni tion, tlio oxpenso of which is ruinous, i hut procurer an unlimited supply. AVo must carefully conceal the means ...
THE DAIRY. BUTTER MAKING. NEW ZEALAND METHODS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 11 September 1908
THE DAIRY. BUTTER MAKING. ® NEW ZEALAND METHODS.' Mr Singleton, the Acting Dairy Com- . mfssioner in New Zealand., lias given publicity to tho following hints oil but termaklng In private - dairies, which should prove Interesting rending to thoso who do &lt;iot supply tho factories: ','Tho treatment moat npp'-cable to cream in farm dairying depends -very '? considerably on the condition of tho. ,, cream when it Is separated from t&o milk. The system of separating the cream from the milk bycchtrlCugal force operator the maximum of control, find Is to bo recommended if tho quality of milk will warrant the expenditure. ? "The treatment of tho cream between separating and churning" Is the all-Im portant point after cleanliness in m'.lk Ing and separating has received tho necesmry attention. Given cream ob tained by separating clean milk In a clean separator, the first duty of operator Is to reducethe temperature as -low as ordinary farm conditions will permit. If a gravi...
Tocumwal Guardian AND FINLEY FREE PRESS. (Established 1897.) FRIDAY, SEPT., 11th 1908. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 11 September 1908
Tocumwal Guardian ? AND - FINLEY FREE PRESS. (Established 1897.) FRII}Ay, SEPT., lltli 1908. Mr M. W. Clifford who has so faithfully occupied the position of Postmaster at Fitiley for eleven years past, has accepted a position on the relieving staff of the Postal Depart ment. For children's Ifockiue coughs nt Night, ?\Vooils' GrcntPsvporaimtcuri! ls(rt. . Ill the last Commonwealth Gaz ette is the following-1. C. Bennett postal assistant, Tocumwal, to be postal assistant Bingara with present salary,'as from 19 September, 190S ; vice Cann, transferred. The usual monthly meeting of the local Union lapsed on Saturday last owing to the want of a quorum. Messrs Kidd, Harrison, Peace and W. Quirk were the only attend ants. The meeting will be held to-morrow. Owing to the remarkable and phe noininal success of the seven days sale of drapery, etc; at MessrsL. Jen sen's Finley Stores,the manager has been induced to extend the date of closing the sale until Saturday uext the 19th, instant. Mr ...
A SOLDIER OF FORTUNE. A TALE OF THE CRIMEA. CHAPTER XXXVI.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 11 September 1908
(, A TALE OF THE CRIMEA. CHAPTER XXXVI.-Continued. "Father,"-said Alexis, who invariably addressed the old .soldier of Napoleon by that endearing appellation, "you urnst not agitato yourself thus fearfully; when you aro moro calm' you shall sneak ol these things again. For inv mother's ami my sister's sake," he added, "he peivsttad ed : see how they weep at your distress." "IMess them!'' murmured the colonel, as lie sank hack in his seat; "bless them. But I am ^stronger than I hey think ; 1 feel my blood coursing once moro freely through my veins, my pulse beats strong er, and memory recalls, in all their fresh ness, tho scenes of other days. I am not | dreaming now. Let me-pray let me I speak with him whilst 1 havo strength to ask and hear." It wa.s impossible to resist the accents of entreaty in which these words were uttered, or the look which accompanied them. Jlenri felt that his trials wero not over yet--that his grandfather was about to question him respecting those loved be ...
A MECHANICAL TRIUMPH. HOW TIME WAS SAVED. DEFECTIVE WINDING DRUM. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 11 September 1908
A MECHANICAL TRIUMPH; HOW TIME WAS SAVED. DEFECTIVE WINDING DRUJK.^ At the works of Messrs Tarry and C&.. on the Rand, an interesting piece ofi mechanical construction has just been carried out (says the '.'Standard of Em pire.") It was the building* of an im mensely largo winding drum, to replaco a defective drum, of American make* which, in the course of Its ordinary, work, had developed cracks throughout its ribs and shell. Tho defective drum was of the double cono-cyliridrieal type, with a singlo brake tread at tlie centre. Its failure was not due to inferior materials, ae is so often the case with American plant, but to faulty design. For some reason the makers in the United States had al lowed the shell to rely for Its support on transverse or axial ribs, which were, naturally enough, unable to withstand the alternating stresses put upon them by tho continual reversal of the drum la hoisting and lowering. The new drum turned out at the Banc! works was built up of four ...
Coursing. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 11 September 1908
Coursing. The final meet of the Tocumwal* C oursing C)nb was held on Wednes day test' whenmemders were favored with excellent weather' also splen did support was accorded them by owners of long-tails. Representatives were present from Berrigan, Finley, Yarrawonga, Corowa, Shepparton & .Numurkah, Mr M. Shiels gave gen eral satisfaction in the saddle, though several enthusiasts were of'the opin- ? ion that The Nabob should have ' been awarded the flag in the sacond. ties against'Miss Rufus. However, the coursing fraternity have every confidence in the judging capabilities of Mr Shiels who at the present time enjoys tlie_ reputation of being like Ctesar's wife, "above suspicion" and a man riding 011 his dogs should cer tainly be in a better position to arr ive at a true and just verdict, than those, who are in many cases fully a mile from the scene of operations, to say nothing o_fj:hose wiio are "one-. eyed." The stake closed with twelve pairs at 21/-each, and -five guineas ? ...
SHE TALKED TOO WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 11 September 1908
I I SHE TALKED TOO WELL. I Sometimes there is a drop of regret in the cup of joy served by fate to the husband of a brilliant talker. tVt should think it would be a privilege to sit at the table with your wife three; times a day," said one .of Mrs. Gramlou's ardent feminine admirers. "Only twice a day," said Mr. Gran don, with a bow. "I. don't go home at noon." ''Too bad!" said the admirer. "We could not get on without her at the club, I'm Siivre. AVlhy, I believe she could talk intelligently on a thousand topics! " "She can-and docs," said Mr. Grandon, and with another how be slipped out just as his wife appeared.