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PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 27 March 1914
PRESENTATION. The employees of Messrs Noske Bros. Wimmera mill on Tuesday afternoon presented Mr Fred Henstridge, head miller, with an easy chair and hand- some hall lamp on the eve of his marriage with Miss Ada McLean. Mr W. A. Gunn, J.P., in making the pre- sentation, referred to Mr Henstridge's many good qualities, and wished him and his prospective bride health, happi- ness, and prosperity, and his remarks were endorsed by Messra Geo. Lewis, Jas. Shone, N. Shone, L. J. Bullus, and others. Mr Henstridge suitably acknow- ledged the gifts.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
IF .. 001 OF OEAil mFE'8-KHIUPP! Spells Perfection in It is a PopuSar Tonic. & p^f/ %y\ >;f| Bl Please pt| $ p A large variety of eflfedt- c| ive designs from which j?£ '(SI to choose — Stamped in P; bold relief. H gj Can be cleaned with ordinary soap and water j'J which makes them ^ specially suitable for rest aurants, hotels, halls, etc. p Write and ask for illu&rationa jp. of the patterns we Stock and for prices EE Wunderlich |f i Limited Manufacturers of Wunderlicli Metal Ceilings, 243 Collins St., | Melbourne Shire ct Lowau. OTICE is hereby given that the XV Council intend to strictly en force the following Clause 27 of By-Law No 15, therefore residents of Nhill are requested to at once make the neces sary arrangements to comply with same. BY-LAW NO. 15 CLAUSE 27 OF PART 1 THIRTEENTH SCHEDULE L.G. ACT 1903. DE POSIT OR DISCHARGE 01&lt; RUB BISH, LIQUID, ETC, ON STREETS ETC. EVERY PERSON who causeB or permits to run from ?iny manufactory or any establi...
LILLIMER SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
ULUffilfH SPORTS, (From our own correspondent). The sports which took place on Wed nesday last were the most successful that have been held at LiUimur, the atfcendauco being estimated at 300- The dance held in the evening was also u great success, owing to the capable ma nagement of Mr \V. McFarlaue, M.C. Forty couples were present. The fol lowing are the results of the various events :— Maiden Plate,—H Denkel, 1: J T Meade, 2. Five started. Boys' Pace.—G Lambert, 1 ; T Guorin, 2. ^ Girls' Race.—Daisy Wheeler, 1; Ivy Hawker, 2 ; Rita Merrott, 3. Liliimur Handicap, 130 yards. First, £4 ; second, £l; third, 10s,—First heat: R E Powell, 1; F Morgan, 2. Second heat: J Colbert, 1; L Lackmann, 2 Third heat: H Denkcl, 1; A Dusting, 2. Final: E E Powell, 1; A DustiDg, 2 ; F Morgau, 3. Saolc Race.—H Gucrio, 1; T Guerin, w Handicap Hurdles, 130 yds. First, £3; second, £1; third, 103.—First, heat: A Orchard, 1; J Mcrretfc, 2. Second heat: J Edson, 1; J Colbert and G Rcnny lied for second. Femi...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
MISCELLANEOUS. .Early on Friday morning the etca fflor St. Paul struck Smith's Rook, off vapo Moreton, and sank. Eleven per sons were saved, and 18 lives were lost. Confidence m the future of Mel bourne is being shown in a practical way by the enormous number of new buildings now in hand. Between half-past 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. on Thursday st-evedores loaded into the s.a. Edlington at the Railway Pi-ar, 19,483 bags of whoat, or 1(32-1 tons. It i a record for Geelong. In four years the State has expend ed upwards of £50,000 more than it has received in connection with the ex periment of sugar manufacture at Maffra. Chaff merchants, exporters, and far mers of Geelong complained that the chaff standard struck for tho year \v;:> too high, and Mr. Hutchinson promis ed to plaoe thoir representations before the Chaff and Produce Association. I '.vo of the highest officers in th&lt; ! army—Sir John French and Lieut. General Ewart—have resigned as a pro test, against the Cabinet's -r...
A TRIP TO QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
.4 TRIP TO QUEENSLAND. .V. (By P. d., Glen lee). Th"} first detachment of the Sydney express leaves Bpencer Street at 4 p.m., and at 10.21 after a run through the Kelly country, stops at Albury in New South Wales territory. The cry is raisnd "All change here," and also " Refreshments, 75 minutes stop." On getting out one finds the New South Wales express practically alotiir:-i(le the Victorian one, and with very little inconvenience luggage can be transferred, provided .you set to work immediately. The railway platform at Albury appears to be fully half a mile in length, and to get a bit cf refreshment it means a walk to the extreme New South Wales end of the same. However, the railway authorities have very wisely arrang ed that when the express does re sumo its journoy at 11,5 p.m. it makes 3 bri.f halt at the door of the re freshment rooms, for the convenience, I suppose, of " stragglers." It was my intention to make for Milbrulonp, a station on the Bock- Oaklands branch line, and...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
Jfiss Dodd, head lady assistant at the KJiiil Elementary school, has received Doii^e of her appointment to the St. ArnauJ fchoo!. Miss Dodd has been on the staff of the local school for the past 5 years, and not only proved herself a ii!o~t competent teacher, but is held in the highest esteem by Mr Thomas, fL ili', and the children. Miss Dodd, who takes over her new duties after the Easier holidays, will be grsatly missed uy a large circle of friends. Miss K. Chute-Erson, of Bordertown, received by the English mail the results of the L.C.M theoretical examinations ha!,! in December last. Amongst the can 'Mates who were successful in gam in" first prizes we notice the name of 3X;p=: Eilie'wyn Smith, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ing'is Smith, of Serviceton, and formerly of Nhill. Mr Donald M. Wright, formerly en gineer to Dimboola, Borung and Kar k.irooc shires, died at Camperdown last1 week. Mr Donald Caldow, cf Edenhope, who | was peized with sudden illness last week, w is brought to Eden...
EASTER HOLIDAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
EASTER HOLIDAYS. The local business places will be open until 9 p.m. on Thursday, 9th April, and will be closed all day on the 10th, 11th, and 13th April (Good Friday, Easter Saturday, and Easter Monday), and will open again on Tuesday, 14th April as usual. The banks will be closed on the 10th, 11th, 13tb, and l4th April, and will open on Wednesday, the l5tb. The banks will bo closed all day on 27th April, Eight Hours Day.
BOYEO PICNIC AND CONCERT [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
BOYEO PICNIC AND CONCERT The Boyeo Stnte school picnic was held on Wednesday last-, 25th March, and the school committee and others •who were interested in the matter have every reason to congratulate themselves on a most successful issue. Despite other attractions the i number of people present was the largest ever seen in Boyeo. A lengthy sports programme was ar rnnsjed, and was splendidly handled hy Messrs Geo. Binns and C. Roberts. The results were as follows : — Boys' Race, under 13. C. Malone ... ••• ^ R. Maynard ... 2 0. McEwan ... ... ° BOYS, UNDER 11.. W. Chisholfti ... ••• 1 C. Maynard ... ••• 2 Boys, under 9. W, Munro ... ••• 1 Q. Tsagle ... ••• 2 Boys, under 7. R. May ... — 1 A, Munro - ... 2 , Boys' Hurdle Race, C. Malone ... ... 1 j C. McEwan ... ... 2 F. Maynard ... ... 8 J Small Boys' Hurdle Race. f C. Maynard ... ... 1 W, Munro ••• ••• 2 GIRLS OYER 12. I Lylie May ... ... 1 j Annie McDonald... ... 2 i Mary McEwan ... ... 3 • GIRLS UNDER 11, Florrie Munro ... ... 1 i...
BALL AND SUPPER. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
BALL AND SUPPER. The iJroughton Crickot Club in tend holding a grand ball and Bupper in the Broughton Hall on 8th April, when the proceeds will be handed over to the club. Owing to the fact that it will bo moonlight, and tickets are fixed at 3s Gtl for gents, there should be a large attendance.
KANIVA NEWS. Saturday. PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
KANIVA NEWS ——— -O* Saturday. PERSONAL. Miss Connie Whisson, who recently met with an accident, is progressing favorably u~der the earo of Dr West. The marriage will bo celebrated next Thursday of Mr Plumb and Lillian, daughter of Mrs Hales, of Kaniva. Miss McDonald, who was a patient in Mrs Lackmann's private hospital for some time, and attended by Dr West, was able to return to her home last week. Mr Vivian, junr., who was injured through falling from his horse, is progressing favorably under the care of Dr West. The many town and district friends of Miss L. Thompson will regret to learn that she is at present ill at Kaniva. Quite a stir occurred in social circles at Lilliraur last week, when two marriages of well-known and popular residents were celebrated by ? Mr Benn, of the Church of Christ. The contracting parties were Mr Geo. McFarlane and Miss Mary Campbell, daughter of Mr and Mrs W. Campbell; Mr Ol^en and Miss Yivian, daughter of Air and Mrs J. Vivian, of Lillimur. Mrs W. ...
THE IRISH QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
THE IRISH QUESTION. Field-Marshal Sir John French, Chief of the Imperial General staff, and Lieu tenant General S. J. Ewart have not yet withdrawn their resignations, al though urged to do so by the Imperial Government. A new army order has been issued, stating that all oilic-ra shall iu future not bo questioned re garding their attitude undor certain circumstances ; that no soldier should ask for assurances, aud that it was the j duty of soldiers to obey all lawful com mands either for the safeguarding of life and property or the support of the civil power. A sensation was caused by the veteran Field-Marshal Lord Roberts in regard to his objection to troops being compelled to serye against Ulstor. When ho learnt of the Ministry's plan, ho wrote a letter to the King urging that, greatly as ho prized the honors bestowed upon him by his Sovereign, he would be compelled, if the army occu i pied Ulster, to return them to the King, together with 'his Field-Marshal's baton. On Saturday ne...
VICTORIA PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
VICTORIA PICTURES. Another large and appreciative audi ence greeted the Victoria Picturo Com pany in the Lowan Hall on Friday evening. Tho pictures are becoming more popular each screoning, and as they faded from the canvas, loud ap plause burst from those present. Be sides the star picture, " The Great African Hunt," which was followed with intetest from start to finish, others, including the Topical Budget, comedies, and dramas, were greatly enjoyed. On Friday next the managment promises ono of the largest programmes ever screened in Nhill, and wiH includo as its star the historical picture " The Battle of Waterloo," which is 5000 foot in length. Special music will bo sup plied by the Nhill Town Band. The first part of a stirriug detective drama entitled The Man in Black'' will also bo shown. This will be continued from week to week until 4000 feet of film has gone through the machine. Don't fail to witness this special programme, Popular prises.
STATE ELECTION POLLS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
STATE ELECTION POLLS. In view of the fact that the new rolls for the Legislative Assembly will be ready on July 31, the indications are now strong that the general election for that House will take placo in the third week in August. It is known that some Ministers have informally discussed the date of tho elections, and that they ex pressed the opinion that August would be Jioro suitable than October or No vember.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
AUCTIONEERS, Stock and Station Agents, Land, Finance anil C-Jimnlssiou Agent ,~u LI rn , ' ' ■■ *1 Dots • denote placcs rrhere Younq Bros have Branches & Sale Yards. Crosses X denote placcs where Young Bros have, active. Co-A(pznf$ ' IIORSHA!I £NIIILI/, and HAMILTON. Branch Offices at—Minjip, Rupanyup, Warrackuabeal, Dimboola, Caaterton, & Kaniy AUCTION SALES OP HORSES, CATTLE, SHEEP, ETC ?-' Held as under Horsham, Hamilton, Nhill, Minyip, Rupanyup, Goroke,. Kaulva, Diaiboo a, Dunkeld, Gastertou, C-.vvandUh, Balmoraland Strath downie. . ' . v Accnts for— Dennys, Lascelles, Austin, and Co, The Ballarat Trustees, Executors, and Agency Coy. Ltd. The Ballarat Banking Company, Ltd. The Australian Live Stock Insurance Coy. Ltd. The Victoria Firo Insurance Coy The Crossly Gas and Oil Engines • Cooper's Sheep Dip Kanlya Fortnightly Sale. THURSDAY, 2nd APRIL. CTOUNG BROS, will hold a sale at J their Kaniva yards as above, when they will offer— 800 merino weaners, mixed sexes ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
T § ♦*♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ❖❖♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ — Starts — and lasts ONLY, Will be shown in Every Depart ment, and Bargains hitherto un dreamt of will be as plentiful as mosquitoes on hot nights. Don't Forget tlie Opening Date— Saturday, 14th March, 1914 Victoria Street, NHILL. A- FETTLING-. Watchmaker and Jeweller, ITICTORIiL STREET, NHILL. tSTGrcat Assortment of Beautiful Engagement and Wedding Kings ranging in prices—15s to 10 guineas. SPLENDID VARIETY OF GOLD AND SILVER BROOCHES. Gold Brooches from 5s upwards^ II Dainty Electroplate Ware suitable for Wedding Presents. Good Supply of SPECTACLES—all sights and all prices. SEGJEiT TESTED. TRINKETS AND WATCHES. REPAIRS A SPECIALTY. Silver-mounted Combs, '' old and Silver Studs, Silver Links, Watch Chains, Silver Spoons, Silver Cigar Holders, Medals, Silver e rviette Rings, and all kinds of Striking Clocks. Made in Set and Stump Jumpers The frame is all spring steel. With one screw and crank handle, the furrows may be widened or na...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
In Mcmoriam. Symes.—In loving memory of my dear husband and our dear father, who departed thia life on 1st April, 1912. Gentle in mind, patient in pain, Our darling one left us, heayen to gain ; Not gone from memory, not gone from love, But gone to his Father's home above. —Inserted by his loving wife and family.
CONTINUOUS SERVICE TELEPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 31 March 1914
CONTINUOUS SERVICE TELE PHONE. Mr Arthur S. Rodgers, M.P. for Wannon, has received the following communication from Mr Chas. E. Bright, Deputy Postmaster-General : —" With response to your personal representations on behalf of the Traders' Association, Nhill, urging that a continuous service be estab lished in connection with the tole phone exchange at that place, I beg to inform you that as the revenue derived from the local exchange is now sufficient to justify the facility, action is being taken to provide a continuous telephone service at Nhill as from to-day." Tho local exchange is now open at any time of the day or night, and on Sundays.