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RURAL DEANERY OF HORSHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
RURAL DEANERY OF HORSHAM. The chapter meetings of the Rural Deanery of Horsham are to be held in Natimuk on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, April 21 to 23. The parishes which form the Rural Dean ery are Horsham, Dimboola, Natimuk. Nhill. Rainbow, Apsley, Jeparit, and Kaniva, The chapter will be presided over by the Rural Dean (Rev S. A. Beveridge, of Horsham). Papers will be read and addresses delivered by the Rural Dean, the Revs W. 0 Wood, C. O. Anderson (Kaniya), and S. A. Drewett, and Mr G-irdler.
FIRE BRIGADE EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
FIRE BRIGADE EVENTS. For the above events loams from Jeparit, Dimboola, and ^ Nhill took part. Good work was shown by ail brigades and there was keen rivalry throughout. Capt. Jap. Rintoule was the officer in chargo, and carried out hia duties to Ihe satisfaction of all concerned, being ?bly assisted by Lieut. R. Fischer, the captain of the Jeparit brigade, Mr C. J. Nicholls (Dimboola), and Mr J. Livingstone (Jeparit). The examiners conducted their work in a thorough man ner and gave every satisfaction. Mr J. Neugher acted as starter, and with oni or two exceptions, got the teams away well. In this con nection, if the men break away the flig should not be dropped. Messrs A. Edwards, J. M. Murphy, J. Kierse, and 0. Nicholls (Dimboola) officiated as timekeepers, and their decisions met with general approval. However, we would suggest for future meetings thr.t it would be advisable to appoint representatives from all competing brigades to act in this capacity, which would end any dissa...
FINE SAMPLE PEACHES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
FINE SAMPLE PEACHES. Mr Fred W. Fiegorfc, junr,, orohardist, of " Budjik," Kaniva, on Wednesday forwarded to this office six magnificent peaches, whioh turned tho scalos at 8 lbs. The fruit would have boon muoh larger had summer rains fallen. Mr Fiegert is planting throo additional acres of tho Variety of poaches, and will do all his own budding on seedlings.
PEDESTRIAN EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
I PEDESTRIAN EVENTS. This is the second year that the committee have agreed upon running unregistered events, and their efforts to cater for the man " out of the union" have met with another «uc cess. Each event on the card filled well, and the oonte»t» throughout were keen and exciting. However, the rain, at the programme wat going along smoothly, began to fall, and the officers found it necessary to strike out the High Jump, Old Buffers' Race, Senior Cadets, Bicyole Musical (Jhairs race, which was very dis appointing to those who intended taking part. The weather, combined with the short delay that occurred in fixing the hurdles, made it impos sible to run the events up to time, but under the circumstances the various sports officers performed their duties in a manner worthy of kudos. It is regrettable that protests were of such frequent occurrence, the first of which was entered at the termination of the Sprint Handicap, by 0. DanielB against the winner, Burton, for in correct pe...
MOTOR CARS, ETC. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
motor cars, etc. The following are the amounts taken by the various motor car owners who conveyed passengers to and from Victoria Street and the Hospital grounds during the after noon and evening *.—Mr W B Golds worthy, £4; Mr G Cummings (Young Eros), £1 4s; Mr J L Barnes, £A 5s ; Mr [ Young, lis. Mr T Shields, £3 5/6, from fares col lected from passengers conveyed to and from the grounds in the 3 horse drag.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
OBITUARY. The death occurred in the Nhill Hospital early on Wednesday morn ing last, of George McCartney, third son of Mr and Mrs Robt McCartney, of Nhill. Deceased was 20 years of age, and prior to becoming ill about 12 months ago, was a promising young athlete. Last February he had a bad attack of heart affection, and was admitted into the hospital. Always of a bright and cheerful dis position, he was a general favorite with everyone who knew him, The deepest sympathy is extended on every hand to the sorrowing parents, brothers, and sisters, in their sad bereavement. The funeral took place yesterday afternoon, when the re mains were interred in the local cemetery. The Rev H-Swan, of the Presbyterian church, read the funeral service, while the mortuary arrange ments were in the hands of Messrs Goldsworthy, Coles and Co. — | The total of 22 points of rain were registered at che local post office yes terday morning at 9 a.m
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
AUCTIONEERS $toek"and Station Agents, Land, Finance and Commission Agent Dots » cknor& phces nhere Young B/ps Jigva Brandies^ 4- fck Yards , Grossed x denote placcs where Young Bros have, active. Co-Aje.nts HORSHAM,gNHILL, and HAMILTON. Branch Offices at—Minyip, Kupanyup, Warrackuabcal, Dimboola, Casfcerton, & Kani v AUCTION SALES OF HORSES, CATTLE, SHEEP, ETC Held as under Horsham, Hamilton, Nhill, Minyip, Rupanyup, Goroke, Kaniva, Ditnboo a, Dunkeld, Casterton, Oavandiah, Balinoraland Strath • downie. Atrcnts for— Dennys. Lascelles, Austin, and Co. The Ballarat Trustees, Executors, and Agency Coy. Ltd. (The Ballarat Banking Company, Ltd. The Australian Live Stock Insurance Goy. Ltd. The Victoria Fire Insurance Coy The Crossly Gas and Oil Engines Cooper's Sheep Dip Nbill Weekly Sales, SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 1914i YOUNG BROS, will hold their usual gale as above, when they will offer— Extensive Unreserved Clearing Sale MIRAM Thursday, April 9, 1914 at 1 o'clock. Messrs yo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
urpj MURPHY'S ,T Starts arch 14, 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 the Opening Date— Saturday, 14th March,^1914 Victoria Street, NHILL. A.. FETTLING, Watchmaker and Jeweller, VICTORIA ST5£E!ET, NHIIili. tSTGreat Assortment of Beautiful Engagement and Wedding Rings ranging in prices—I5s to 10 guineas. SPLENDID VARIETY OF GOLD AND SILVER BROOCHES. Gold Brooches from 5s upwards. i ; Dainty Electroplate Ware suitable for Wedding Presents. Good Supply of SPECTACLES—all Bights and all prices; SIGHT TESTED. — TRINKETS AWD WATCHES. REPAIRS A SPECIALTY. Silver-mounted Combs, Cold and Silver Studs, Silver Links, Watch Chains, Silver Spoons, Silver Cigar Holders, Medals, Silver e rviette Rings, and all kinds of Striking Clocks. I81|§§ ii M ade in Set and Stump Jumpers The fratrne is all spring steel. \ty ith one screw and crank hai idle, the furrows may be wi'xlened or narrowed ...
CIRCULAR SAWS OF PAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
CIRCULAR SAWS OF PAPER. Paper is at present used for all pos sible purposes in the industries and in all possible forms. It has even been possible by means of compression to give it a degree of hardness compar able with stone, so that it can be used as building material, The latest use for paper, however, is perhaps the most peculiar. A factory is said to exist in England which is manufactur ing circular saws from paper. These paper saws are used for the manufac turing ol fine furniture, veneer and other tliin plates of wood, which must be treated especially carefully. Some time ago circular sa\^s made from drawing pajSer were shown in an English exposition. The saws were driven by an electric motor and 'produced fine boards, which could not have been made better even by the finest steel saw. The veneers made in this way are so smooth that the cabinet makers can use them without further planing.
THE STALLS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
the stalls. s^sS:2a£?r»ssfs Ai S collection of fancy work, abcautiiui eaBy cijair&lt; pjiSS' Stet Boap, and other: perfumes, fl disposed 0f were , articles \% g0 of apples, a tin YS a Jpou'ltry, consisting of fowls ilucks Nurse Byan's popularity a'ie her an ideal stall holder and, m ,h the assistance of the other iers of the hospital nursing "fr no difficulty was experienced ?„ getting off practically the whole of thl40cyGoods Stall-Mrs A. O'Cfcl . i nn ind Nurse Crouch, assisted w Miss D'Alton (Dimboola), Mise JcHugh, Nurse Harders (Dimboola), !ndSs Dickinson. This stall con a magnificent miscellaneous 5 ction of . valuable and useful articles, included amongst others ne a valuable suite of furniture ib concertina, and other musical instruments, chairs, handsome dolls, " L bridles, a serviceable writing cp a tin of biscuits, silverware, hmng a VaiUdUlO DU1W * ^ > £jo, concertina, and other musical insti vase andperfumes'of all discriptions, etc "p Nurse Harders had charg...
An Interrogation Point. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
An Interrogation Point. A new flagman, the first weelc of liis job, was much exercised on account of the delay of the "Green Bullet" (the -mile-a-mimite flyer). Finally, forty minutes late, the "Green Bullet" came tearing along at eighty miles an hour. The flagman rushed out with a red Mag. The "Green Bullet" stopped with a grinding of brakes and a tearing up of ties and road 'bed. The . engine driver leapt down excitedly,'.and the new flagman said: •' "Yer late. What kept ye?" I
PRIZE TAKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
PRIZE TAKERS. , I Sentimental group. Prize LI . Mr H Gray's Love and Duty Comic group. Prize Ll Is—| Russell and family . , Decorated delivery cart. PriM 6d—Mr W N Tassicker . j | Orisin^l character. Trophy TS'8.1 10? 6d —Master F Eardley (China®®!; Trades display. Trophy valu^ i Is—F j Watts' sewing machines. 1 Comic costume collector. Trop' i valued H Is—Master L Dickie® Pair comic characters, two trop j ^Tin, ed each—Misses Madge vfllue- and A Walther Bourdon ai , fc(jr3 reatricted to Bf C a tendinC the Higher Ble jcholars a . silver medal. SSr^Ma-ter. L and N I)iGroupn°ftinkettlerSl prize L22s~" AV?SkitS in'procession, trophy LI Is -'fir T W Durant's stock riders
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
Good Advice. V There are thousands of people wlio suffer from common ailments, sucli as Rheumatism, Indigestion, Gout, 'Mliousht' Neuralgia, Jaundice, Lumbago, Sick Headache, Sciatica, Gravel, Backache, General Debility, Blood Disorders Stone, Anaemia, Bladder Troubles who have no idea that their suffering is due to a diseased or inactive con dition of the kidneys and liver. The reason that treatment by Warner's Safe Cure has been so successful in cases of the disorders named is that Warner's Safe Cure exercises a spe cific healing and stimulating influ ence upon the kidneys and liver. Once the kidneys and liver are re stored to health and activity, the uric and 'biliary poisons, -which cause the disorder, are removed from the" system by the natural channels, and pain, due to the retention of the poi sons, ceases. A descriptive pamphlet will be sent post free by H. H. Warner and Co. Ltd., Melbourne, Vic. Warner's Safe Cure is sold by chem ists and storekeepers everywhere, both in th...
CARE OF YOUNG TREES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
CARE OF YOUNG TREES. The care of the young trees at this season of the year is one of the mcst important of orchard operations. Many trees have been planted out dur ing the past season. Whatever care and attention are given to the young trees will be amply repaid to the grower in after years, owing to the vigor, sturdiness, and other Qualities i thus imparted to them. It id a mis- | take to plant a young orchard, and, after cutting back the trees, to leave Ihem practically to their own devices, other than following the usual meth ods of soil cultivation. The trees, after the early summer cultivation and cleaning of the soil, should be mulched with straw, grass; or leafage of some description. This mulching should not be crowded round the stem, its object being main ly to create moist ana cool soil con ditions, and to encourage a free root system. The mulch material should be occasionally stirred, and no weed or grass growth should be permitted to accumulate amongst it. "Where mulchi...
ABOUT THE HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
ABOUT THE HORSE. ' The .Arabian National Stud Book, .Vol.' 1, Jias been published in Amer ica, and Sir Walter Gilibey has writ ten the preface, in which he states that up to the present time more than 4000 distinctworks,' in various lan guages;'' have been devoted to the horse, and among these are nearly ninety in Arabic and Persian, which are specially devoted to the Arah breed. The history of the horse shows that there have been two distinct types in Britain since the time of Julius Caesar. This breed of horse was the anxious care of Parliament from a date prior to the time of King John; and it is noted that the weight a riding horse of this type had to bear, With its mail-clad rider and the plate armor .with wliich it was protected, might be upwards of 4cwt., or 32 stone.
JOHN MADDEN. BARONET. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
JOHN MADDEN. BARONET. According to town gossip our popu lar Chief Justice and Lieutenant-Go vernor, who in leaving for London to day, is likely to have offered to him ancestral honors while he is in Eng land. No one will grudge the addi tional distiuotion to His Honor if it be a distinction, but, so far, purely Victorian baronets have proved rather a woolly lot. I do not in this re mark refer to two or three quiet citizens who have, while residents of Victoria, become heirs to undoubted titles, but rather to a few gentlemen who flaunt their alleged baroneticies in the face of the public, though none of thejBritish authorities give these claimants a place. Then again, it cannot be said that muoh distinction has been added to the order by holders of the only distinctive Vio torian baronetcy hitherto created. Like baronets elsewhere they have been fairly decent commonplace peo ple, and the most ardent admirer of Sir John will not for a moment argue that there are any signs that his pro...
Not One For Happiness. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 April 1914
Not One For Happiness. Father Why don't you work, my son? If you only knew how much happiness work brings, you would Fie gin at once. Son: Father, I am trying (o lead a life of self-denial, in which happiness cuts no figure. Do not tompn me. The April number of "The Story teller" Magazine is just in. The read er of this fine monthly gets splendid | reading. The authors' names are a guarantee of great excellence. Jus tus Miles Forman, Mrs. Baillie Rey nolds, Warwick Deeping, I. A. R. Wy lie, Captain Shaw, J. O. Curwood | write in this number. These authors could not write poorly if they tried, and it seems as though they are at their best in this number. Besides, the above writers H. de Vere Stac poole, author of "The Blue Lagoon," writes a long complete novel entitled "The Presentation." With all these attractions, it is no wonder that the "Storyteller" is so great a favorite | with magizine readers.