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DISTRICT NEWS. (Culled From Exchanges and other Sources.) BERRIGAN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
DISTRICT NEWS. (Culled From Exchang03 and other SourcdB.) BERRICAN. VVe' learn that Messrs. Baxter Bros, liave disposed of half of their "Cultoa" property to Mrs. A. Steer at a satisfactory price for cash. Mr. L. A. B. Wade, the Burrin J nek Irrigation Commissioner, and Mr. Dare, of l.hc Water Sup ply Department, inspected the Ba'rooga water channel on Wed nesday, A fire occurred on Mr. A. M'Nair's "Sclma" property on. Tuesday last, which had the cfi'cct of destroying- a hay and straw stack, in all, containing about thirty tons. Anothei stack, only a few feet away, was however, saved by the efforts of the fire brigade and willing workers. Mr. M'Nair has been very unfortunate of late, as only a week or two ago he lost a val uable horse.. .A public meeting called by tht Parents and • Citizens' Associa tion for the purpose of inaugur ating a celebration for Empire Day » was largely attended on Wednesday evening last, Mr. J. Phipps presidine. It was re solved to hold a monster picnic an...
Football. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
. Football. The annual meeting of the Tocumwal Football Club' will be hold at Staples' hotel this (Fri day) evening at 8 o'clock, when it is expected there will be a large attendance. Some im portant business is to be discuss ed and the question will come up for consideration as to whether Tocurnwal will throw in their lot with the clubs across the river, or whether'they will join an as sociation comprised of clubs on the New South Wales side of the border. The Berrigan Club has, it is understood, had the annual meeting and players from that centre arc anxious that Tocurn wal: should play in a competition to be formed on this side for this season. If it is decided to fall into line with Berrigan and Finley and other district clubs delegates will have to be ap pointed to-night to attend a com bined meeting. On the other hand if- it -is decided to . throw in, the lot of this club with the Vic torian clubs in another competi tion delegates will still have to be appointed, for the annua...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
PUBLIC H0TICE3. Wm. SKELLY and CO. FJESIRE to notify the Public of Tocumwal and District that they have purchased the Stock and Station Agency Business of Messrs! Campbell and Co., as from the 1st APRIL, 1913. They will retain the services of Me. W. J. QUIRK and Mr. L. H. B. WEBB at Tocumwal, and all correspondence and other business will receive prompt attention. Regular Stock and Horse Sales will be held as advertised and a specialty will be made in Clearing and Land Sales. Wm. Skelly & Co. Stock & Station Agents, Tocumwal. and 424 Bourho straot Melbourns. GRAIN FEED sows all kinds of seeds with unerring regularity. Does not bunch the seed MANURE FEED sows positively ANY manure, regardless of Its con dition, ' and gives each seed an equal amount. CHANGE OE QUANTITY got by change of speed, NOT by alter ing the delivery opening. SPEED .DEVICES for Grain and Manure are powerful spur gears—simple, easy to alter and impossible to slip. g. pmSoeis, Loeal Ztgewt. LQST. TN...
Corowa. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
C'orowa. Mr. Richardson, the public school teacher at Howlong, has recovered from his long, severe illness, and will soon be in activc work again. At persent, the school is in charge of Miss Fran cis. A large Government road con tract on tin Victorian side of river is just started.. About n mile of road across the flats " tp be built up. Mr. R. J. Wi' kinson is in charge, with a gang of between thirty and forty m°n. The many friends of Mrs. Alex. Stephenson, of "Rose Farm," Corowa, will regret to learn that she is in a very low state of health, and grave fears are entertained. Dr.. Short is in attendance, but owing to the patient's great age (88 years) not much hope is held out for her recovery. A Howlong correspondent writes :—"The district, from the grazing point of view, was never in • better condition. Plowing and sowing operations are in full swing, although the ground is getting hard to break up. A large area will be put under cul tivation this year, sheep making way for cerea...
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
Tennis. 'Flic annual tournament of the Kerrigan Lawn Tennis Club was played last week, the competiti on being very keen. The Gen tlemen's 'Championship (Singles was won by i..r. C. N. Barnard who defeated Mr. D. W. Aitkcn in tlie final, G—2, G—o. Miss A. Aitkcn, of "Equity Park," de feated Miss Swinburne, of Mel bourne, in the final of the Ladies' Singles Championship, 5—(5, 0—4, G—2', In the GCntlemens' Singles Handicap. Mr. C. N. Barnard (owes 50) again won, defeating Mr. R. ITardie (owes 30), 6—4, 6—4. iViiss F. Ait ken (owes 5—G) won the Ladies' -Singles IlandicaD from Miss Swinburne (owes ~>o—3), G—3, 6—1. The Gcntlemcns' Doubles Handicap was won by Messrs. Barnard and Hardie (owes 40— 4), defeated Messrs. Richie and Whitehead (scr), 6—5, 4—6, G—2. In the Ladies' Doubles Handicap, Miss Swinburne and Mr. D. W. Aitkcii defeated Miss and Mr. St. John, 5—6, 6—4, 6—3.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
*2 A MOTHER WftlTiNG FROM' WALUBQQ S.A., to married and single women, advises them if they wish to keep strong and in the best health to always keep and take MRS. E. STEER, writing from Wallaroo, South Australia, tells a few straight honest truths to women in general, which more than any oilier document proves the value of tin.* great family medicine. No mother, especially youthful ones should be without this medicine, bccausc it will do for them what many «o-ca))cd remedies fail to do, II will give llirm sJrcnflh ar.d forj hrsllh, maintaining keen appetite, refreshing sleep, ar.d ccrrcct action of the bowels : — CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "Sunny!ids.A.a."29i'12. " Haoing heard thai you would be glad of ihc names of anyone cured b\) Clements Tonic, I add my testimony, seeing none like it anywhere. "I thought it might benefit others, as it was aid to me when rearing my family. I found hy its use I had the brightest, healthiest of children, and 50 they continue■ -a boy //, and three girls, 1...
IN THE SHEARING SHED. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
IN THE SHEARING SHED. A subscriber' to the Yarra wonga "Mcrcury," has sent the following, which was posted up at a shed by. a shearer last sea son :— 1. No cocky shall speak dis vospcctEully of the A.W.U., the Labor Party, Andy Fislier, the cook, (lie shearers' or the shed hands.- •• • 2. All cockies, before coming on to the board, shall have their whiskers trimmed, as.the shea j ;rs_ consH?r that sumo- cockies wli'.slvr.'.". are as dangerous as a barb wire entanglement. 3. N d ■ cocky shall bring sce-j wheat'on the beard. 4. In the event of a shea.er or shetl hand' asking a cockey for tobacco cr matchcs the cocky shall instantly produce same, and stand in a respectful attitude till the' shearer or shed hand shall have filled and lit his pipe. .5. The cocky shall not stand iri'fropt of a •'•shearer for more than five seconds. . 6.:- The-...cockies must not complain about the cut, as cockies ar.e not judges' of a cut. 7. When a cocky speaks to a shearer or shed hand, he shall do so w...
WINTER SCHOOL FOR FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
WINTER SCHOOL FOR FARMERS. Short courses are provided at the Hawkesbury Agricultural College at the "slack period of the year for the benefit of busy N.S.\V. farmers and stockown crs who can devote only a limit ed time to study and extensive ' practical instruction. Men thus situated are thus afforded the opportunity' to acquire the greatest amount of directly use ful information in the shortest time. The winter school course cm braces a variety of subjects, of which it is impossible; for one student to take up the whole ; but students are expected to se lect such branches of training as may be best suited to the conditions of their own' districts and farms. The 1913 course will com mence on Tuesday, June 24, iyi3, and terminate on Satur day, July ii). Farmers and graziers, or their sons, who,' being over sixteen years of age, have worked at' least one year on the land, are eligible for admission, the num ber, however being- limited to 100. ■ . \ Application for entrance must be for...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
Commonwealth tgjll Banf? of BustcaUa Branchooare open for tho transaction of Qcncral Dankinu Dualnooo throughout Australia as under Now Qouth Waloa—Sydney anil Canberra. Victoria—Melbourne. Queensland—Brisbane nti-3 Townavllle. South Australia—Adelaide. Woatorn Auotralla—Portti. Tasmania—Jlobart. And ftt Egypt House, 30-33 New Ilro.vl Street, London C*blo remittances mado to, and drafts drawn on foreign p]occ3 dircct. Foreign Dills negotiated and collected. Letters of Credit and Circular Notes Issued to any part of the world-• DIIIh negotiated or forwarded for collection. Banking and Exchange Business of every description transacted within tb« Commonwealth, United Kingdom and foreign countries, SAVINGS BAWK DEPARTMENT A&onclos arc open in practically all Post OfHcos which Issue Money Prdcra In tho Australian , jn in practically all Po&t OfHcos which issi Commonwealth and Papua. Withdrawals on demand may bo effected for sum3up to £lOat any Ofilce within the Commonweal...
RULE FOR MEASURING TANKS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
RULE FOR MEA8URINC .. TANKS. Add together the lop area and the bottom area together with four times the middle areas, divide the result by 6, and multiply by the depth. If ilia measurements are in feet>divide by 27, aud the result will then be the size of the exca vation in cubic yards. Top ... GO x 80 •IS0p...top area Bottom 20 x 20 100...bottom areh. 40 x 50 x 4 8000...middle area 13,200 13,200 divided by 6—2,200 2,2i0 x 10 (depth)--22,000 cubic feet 22,000 divided by 27 — 8,14—area of tank in cubic yards. If you want to fiud size befoie sinking you can obtain, the length ond breath' of what the bottom will be ou completion. Thus : This lank has the top. measuiemeuts 00ft. by 80ft. ; deptli, ,10ft. ; slopes on lliree sides, 2 to I, aud on one side (the roadway) 4 to 1 ; in ihe breadth, 2 to 1 for 10ft.—20ft, this ou either side—40lt. This sub tracted from 60ft. leaves 20ft. in breath at the bottom. In the lengih oil one side, 2 to 1 slopes x In— 20ft. ; aud on the lemaiuiug sid...
FEDERAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
FEDERAL ELECTIONS. The Commonwealth, Electoral Act, tyii, amends the 'former Acts in several respects, and places certain restrictions and obligations on the public and the press of Australia. The Country 1'ress Associations of Australia • lost no time in putting their views bclore the Government, and in &lt;; asking that the restrictions...' should he removed in the public - interest; but they met wiui an uusyinirtthetic reply. . . The Act renders it obligatory on every newspaper - proprietor to iurnish a ■return oi the &lt;;lec- ' loraljnaller inserted in his .paper, in respccL td'wHich 'payment is made, the space occupied, the sum paiil_, and the names of the organisations or persons author ising the insertion. (Sec. 17211). Every trades' union, organisa tion, league, association, or body "I persons which has, and every person who has, in connection with any election, incurred any expense in printing or issuing electoral advertisements or no tices or procured the ...
BE CONSTANT ALWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
BE CONSTANT ALWAYS. Tin: constant drop of water wears awav the hardest stone, The constant gnawing Towser masticates llio toughest bone The constant cooing lover carries off the blushing maid, And the constant Advertiser is the one who gets the trade. Nortli Dakota Agricultural College reports that a 320-ucrc farm is the smallest on which profi.ts may be, cxpectcd under dry-farming limitations. The custom of storing up man ure to be carted out to the Held oncc a year arose in countries where, for.many months, carting is almost impossible. Almost every day in the year it can be spread out in Australia. The Ayrshire Breeders of U •S.A. has issued the results of its register. The . average of the two-year-old form is 7606II) miik, 4.0 per cent, fat, 304,131b fat, 355'Ij butter; average of mature form l2,^2lli milk, 3.87 per cent, fat, 4/0,//"> fat, 5521b butter.
Golf. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
Coif. Tin Ursula golf dab has de cid-i-d I'.i hu!d i's ann.ial tourna ment o.i Friday and Saturday, June 13 and 14. 'Die "Indepen dent" si'.vs :—"The mailer of the Riverina ei 111 rrtj:*0:1 slii 1 > was dis cussed and it was thought that arral.iKca:o:its rini'/.l he made to hr.'.-p it i;,iavr&lt;I -.irana. The majority of, links 111 Riveri'na Iiad sancl gre-ns, and Uiana links were cxccllent, and it was also centrally situated."'
DISFUTED LAND TRANSACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
DISPUTED LAND TRANSAC TION. Iii the High (-''Mill, Sydney, on Friday, .|tli April, (before Mr. Justice Burton, Mr. Justice Isaacs, Mr. Justice Duffy and Mr. I list ico Powers), Patrick Walsh, formerly of Oakland*, in (lie Uivei'iiui district, ami about .|0 miles from tlie Murray, ami v\cll known in this district, appealed against the decision of Mr. Justice Simpson, chief judge "i l£quity, in the case of Louis j Alexander v. Patrick Walsh, heard in the lenity Court on Oc | tobcr 16, 11>12. Mr. I.oxloii, and Mr. Chubb (instructed by Messrs. Vindin and l.ittlejohn' as agents for Mi . J. A. . Margrave, Narra wonga) appeared in support of the appeal. Mr. Harvey and Mr. Sanders (instructed by Mr. P. M. Sanders) appeared for the respondent Alexander. '1 he suit in l£r[tiily was insti tuted by Alexander, on the grounds thai oil June 12, lyil, Walsh had sold to Alexander (a hntclkccper at Oaklatuls) the homestead No. 02-1 of 822 acres ! roids, parish of J3oroegerry and Henty, county of ....
Coursing. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
Coursing. As mentioned in the last issue of the "Guardian" the annual meeting of the 'J'ocmnvval Cours ing Club has been held and the date fixed of the first meeting May 14—when a Sweepstake for an unlimited number or dogs will be held at £1/1/- each, with £SlSl' added money by the Club. Iin addition' to the officers al ready mentioned the following were appointed for the season: —Judge, Mr. M. Shields; Slipp er, Mr. T. Powell, senr ; Flag Steward, Mr. T. Powell inr; Slip-Steward, Mr. George Hill son ; Field-Stewards, Messrs. K. G. Henderson, P. Quirk, G. Rose, and Jack Maher. Messrs. Casey and Staples each donated £5 towards the club and sever al-donations of £\hl- and 10lb were made by other coursing enthusiasts. The Tocmnwal Couising Club have fixed five dates for matches this season, viz 1 May 14, June ti, July 9, August 13, and Sep tember 10. The first course is to be called the Onening Stakes. The season promises to be a successful one^ as there are plenty of eoursin-* enthusi...
AUSTRALIAN WOOLS FOR FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
AUSTRALIAN WOOLS FOR FRANCE. The Chamber of Commerce of Roubaix, practically the head centrc of the vast woolen indus try of France, is establishing a permanent • collection of the world's wools The Argentine is already well represented, and the representative of the above body last year approached the principal brokers in each of the wool selling centres of Australia for ■ a further contribution to wards the object. In Mel bourne, Messrs. Goldsbrough Mort and Co. were entrusted with the pleasing task of col lecting the various " types of wools, handled in this centre, and that the work was well carried out is shown by a glance at the Recces as exhibited in the show rooms of the company. Each fleece is packed in a specially made strawboard box, tied with blue ribbon, and bears a show card giving the name of the grower and the district from whcnce it comes. In* delicate comnliment of the country for which it is intended, , the show card is printed in the French colors," and in shape ...
YANKO EXPERIMENTAL FARM. What Settiers Can Do. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
YANKO EXPERIMENTAL FARM. What Sctllcro Can Do. The last issue of the I.eeton (Yanko) "Irrigation Record" con tains tlic following :—■ The holding of Mr. Wallace Jinn-lc lias been transformed from practically a primeval con dition to a \igoroiis agricultur..) and horticultural area in a ic murkably short .space of lime. Mr. Brock is a South Australian, hut spoilt the greater part of h's life in New /.'.•'aland. He follow ed (lie occupation of a miner un til ne decided to settle on the land. The prospect of the ir rigated lands was sufficiently al luring, though lie had not been initiated into the "magic science of irrigation." Mr. Brock frank ly admits that he did not know anything of farming but lie was determined to learn something about the correct principles underlying it from those expei icuccd, and to supplement his tuition with studying the prcb lcms for himself. The energy, both, mentally and physically, Mr. Brock has put into the work ;ir developing his farm is shown ■ .by t...
Numurkah. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
Numurkah. At the Numurkah licensing Court on Wednesday, before Mr R. Knight, P.M., Mrs. Heywood was granted a transfer of the Waaia Hotel license from Mrs. Robertson. Patrich Thorpe was granted a transfer of the Vic toria. Hotel, Katungaj license from W. P. Kerin. A narrow escapc from a ser ious accident befel Mr. E. Bald - -win of Numurkah, last week. He-was out after foxes,-and saw signs .that there was one in a Hollow-in a tree. In order that he could get it out, he climbed the tree and got to a hollow some 30 feet from the ground. When he got there he found that there were two foxes, and was preparing to do what he could to secure them when by some means he lost his hold and fell to the ground. The trees were against a fence, and in his descent Mr. Baldwin grazed a • post. Luckily he missed the fence or his plight would have been a serious one. He escapcd with a sprained ankle and some bruises, but is able now to get about with the aid of a stick. We regret to have to chronicle ...
Mulwala. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 25 April 1913
Mulwala. At the Mulwala police court on the 17th inst., before Messrs. W. G. Cross and Jno. Lonsdale, J's.P. Constable Shields pro ceeded against John Smart, a local youth for using obscene language , on Havelock-street, Mulwala. A fine of £\, with 6j costs of court; in default 7 days in the local lockun. was imposed. The Bench severely reprimand ed Smart for the disgusting lan puage made use of, and further, if he came before them again the full penalty would be impos ed.