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SPORTING. THE RIFLE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 7 April 1914
SPORTING —:o! THE RIFLE. Our Winiam correspondent writes : Several members fired the musketry course on the 25th of last month, and some fair scores were made. Every effort will be mad» to complete the course during the next few weeks, and all members are urgently re quested to put in an appearance. A cheque of £22 IBs 2d lias been re ceived by the captain, representing the toam's winnings at Horsham. Arrangements have been made for a return match with the Wail team on the local range on Good Friday. A team of 14 men and _12 ladies are making the trip, arriving at Nhill on the previous evening, when they will be met by members of the club with whom thoy will be billetad. Shoot ing will begin at 10 a.m., dinner and tea being provided on the rango. The visitors will bo entertained by the club during the evening at a .social and dance. No effort will be spared in giving the visitors a good time.
VETERINARY. ADVICE BY MR W. A. N. ROBERTSON, B.V. Sc. INFLUENZA IN HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 7 April 1914
VETERINARY. ADVICE BY MR W. A. N. ROBERTSON, B.V. Sc. INFLUENZA IN HORSES. Last Saturday Mr W. A. N. Robert son, B.V., Chief Veterinary Officer of the Department of Agricul ture, visited Nhill and tendered very valuable advice in regard to what action should be taken to cure, itch in horses and the treatment of] influenza. Mr Robertson was present at the invitation of the Xhill and District Veterinary Club. Unfortu nately the lecture and demonstration clashed with Messrs Young Bros.' horse sale ; still when the veterinary officer, in Kozminsky's hotel yard, after being introduced by the presi dent (Mr Geo Batson), gave some prac tical advice in connection with the treatment of itch in horses' leg, side bone, bad fecfc, and tumors on the jaw, his remarks were listened to by a large crowd and will prove highly beneficial to those who were fortu nate enough to be present. _ Mr Robertson examined several animals whose feet had been recently attacked by itch. After explaining that there ...
SOUTH LILLIMUR. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 7 April 1914
SOUTH LILLIMUR. From Our Own Correspondent It is very gratifying to note that &nbsp; our district is "going ahead." Build ing operations are in full swing. A fine residence is beiug constructed by H. Mills and Sons, contractors and builders, to the order of Mr J. Good win, while a new floor, suitable for skating and dancing, and which has long been expected by local residents, is being built in the Mechanics In stitute. Mr L. N. Smith, of Kaniva, is the contractor for the latter, and he hopes to have the work completed in ample time for the sports cele brations, which take place on April the 8th. April 8th, 1914, is promising to be South Lillimur's historical day. There is every indications that the athletic sports, concert, and ball will be the most successful yet held here. Our untiring and energetic secretaries, Miss M. Marchant and Mr F. J. Sherriff, are doing all in their power to make the whole entertainment, from start to finish, a marked success, and we all hope thei...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
ORANGE BLOSSOMS \ LASDERS—HAUERT. \ A. most interesting ceremony w porformed at " Koseneafch," the t^! dencc of Mr F. 0. Dahlcnburg, of Kial' on Wednesday last, when Mr Geo' Landers, eldest son of Mr and Mia 6 Landers, of 8a".isbury, and Miss Osbw Rauert, eldest daughter of Mr and Mr L. Rauert. of Kiata East, were joined ia the holy bonds of matrimony. lnvjta. tion bad been sent to the many fri5nj. of the bride and groom, and it was'no' surprising, as the hour drew near, to witness a splendid scene of elegantly dressed ladies promenading on the awaiting the commencement of tfo ceremony. Punctually (at 4 30 the Saunders, of St. George's Church, Khill entered the spacious barn, which had been transformed into an up-to-date church by the bride's friends. The altar presented a very pretty appearance. Qa either side in silver letters the initial; of the happy couplo stood ouiboldlj" and overhead hung a large wedding bell. The pretty bride entered on the arm of her father, and was muchad ...
KANIVA NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
KflHIVA NEWS :o: Mr and Mrs W. Vivian were ten dered a farewell social in the Pariah Hall on Monday evening, prior to taking up their rosidence in Hor sham. The Rev Anderson occupied the chair, and in eulogistic terms dwelt on the many good qualities of the departing guests, with whom they were all well acquainted. In connection" with church work Mr Vivian's place would be hard to fill as a committeeman and bellringer. Ho concluded by wishing Mr and Mrs Vivian happiness and prosperity in their new home. Messrs W. H, Bond, J. W. Powell, and W. Arthur Kelly testified to the regret they felt at losing such worthy citizens from their midsfc. The chairman, on behalf of the congregation of St. Augustine's Church, Kaniva, presented Mr Vivian with a handsome pair of gold sleeve links, and Mrs Vivian with a silver , kettle suitably inscribed, Mr Vivian j gracefully acknowledged the gifts I and the kind sentiments expressed by each speaker. He had always tried to do his duty, and it was pleas...
NHILL FOOTBALL CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
NHUL FOOTBALL CLUB ANNUAL MEETING. 8 Judging by the enthusiasm and the largo attendanco at the abovo meeting at Kozminsky's Hotel on Tuesday even ingilast, it augues well for the coming season. Sevoral new men have taken op their residence in Nhill since last year, and each with the roputa tion of being a top-notcher. If this bo j so, then the public will have the pleasure of witnessing many exciting contests I during the season as of oid. Mr Byron Kozminsky (president) oc cupied the chair, and after commenting on the very line attendance, called upon the secretary to road the balance sheet, which disclosed a credit balance of 17s 9d ; but the secretary explained that a few outstanding accounts were still to be paid, which would leave tho club slightly on tho wrong sido of the ledger. The report was adopted. Tho chairman said the next busi ness was tho election of oilicers, which ho considered should not be made in a haphazard manner. With capable officers at the head of affairs the...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
PERSONAL Mr Rod McKenzie, of Wallup, was the victim of a painful accident last week. He was riding a horse when the animal stumbled and fell, throw ing its rider, who in falling badly lacerated his hand. Mr John Kay, with his wife, is leaving Horsham for Warrnambool, whore they intend to reside. Mr Kay was well known as an auc tioneer, and practically spent the whole of his life in the Wimmera. He arrived in Horsham in 180o, and was engaged by the Wilsons, who owned Woodlands and Walmer. Mr Kay possesses good memory, and can relate many instances of the,struggles of the settlers in the early days. He is tho only surviving founder of the Wimmera Masonic Lodge, oponed at Horsham in 1878. Mrs Kay has been an invalid for some years, and whilst Mr Kay is still active, both hope to benefit by tho change to the seaside. They will carry with them the best wishes of many old friends. The marriage will tako place at Lake Hindmarshon Wednesday, 15th April' of Miss Alwine Schulze, fourth daught...
SCHOOL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
SCHOOL COMMITTEE. At tho annual meeting of the Woorak West State Bchool the following officers were elected on tho school committee for tho next three year?, viz ;—Messrs W. Ivrolle, chairman ; P. Bone, secretary; W, Smith, treasurer ; committee, Messrs W. Ivay, A. Anderson, L. Kemp, and W. Schnaars. Messrs Broadbent Bros, havo for sale, in good order, the following implements at sacrificed prices:—13 disc McOormick drill, 13 hoo Massoy, 16 diso Sun, 13 hoe American. Clients are requested to call on Mr E. L. Tanicker, manager of the firm.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
The illustration shows the famous Chateau Tanunda, South Australia, and the 40-year-old vineyard behind it. This is the home of the largest distillers of pure Australian Standard Grape Brandy in the Commonwealth, where over half a million gallons of wine are produced—more than two thirds of which are distilled into Brandy. This is where Chateau Tanunda Brandy is distilled from pure grape juice, produced from freshly-picked grapes. This is where the Commonwealth Excise Officers personally supervise the placing of the Government label and seal on the bottles. SOLD BY HOTELS AND STORES THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA. Made by the largest distillers of Pure Australian Standard Brandy in the Commonwealth. "The Brandy with a Government guarantee." BOLD8WORTHY. COLES k CO Want it generally known that they have been appointed AGENTS for ihe KELLOW FALKiMER MOTOR COY Who arc Sole Agents for Victoria for the Famous OVERLAND OAK (1914 Model.) The ideal Car for this district, specially suited to Wimmera r...
EASTER SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
EASTER SPORTS. On Easter Monday athletic sports will take place, at Lawloifc,"and as it is the only amusement in the district, no doubt the event will be well pat ronized. Splendid entries have been received for each contest, which en sures a good day's sport. In tho evening a concert and supper will be held. On Easter Monday Jeparit will hold a big carnival, and those desirous of paying their respects to the river town can journey as far as Dimboola by the morning train from Nhill, where a special for Jeparit will await them. Stawell can also be reached in time to witness the great Easter Gift race, by leaving by tho special train which is timed to depart from Nhill at 6.35 a.m.
PEDESTRIANISM. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
pedestrianism. Commenting on tho raco for tho Mile Championship between H. Hedemann, woll-known in Nhill, and H. "Wilson, an exchango says:—The men were started on their journey by Tom Christian ! and immediately Wilson jumped into the lead and sot tho pace at a fast gait. It seemed thatltho speed suited HedemanD for a furlong, but passing the stands for tho first timo ho lengthened his easy stride and assumed tho lead with little opposition from Wilson. Once in command of affairs Hedemann appeared to slacken up tho pace and tho second quarter scorned to be run very slowly. On entering tho straight for tho socond time Wilson assumed tho lead without any troublo, and it - appeared that Hedemann was content to let hia little rival make tho pace to suit himself, con fident in his own speed on tho homo run. The holder thon went to the front at the bell, but it was not until half way round 1 the bend that Wilson commcnced to feel out his opponent. Hedemann respond ed, and tho little York...
THE OVERSEER SPEAKS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
THE OVERSEER SPEAKS. "This plantation has got a bad namu. •Tlio owner's got a bad name among tho natives. , Men never earned their full wages on those acres; they cut the last overseer into a hundred and something pieces just down there by tho tool-shod with tlie largo cane knives you see • them carry. Ho was sitting in the shanty, making up his accounts, with a revolver on tne table beside his book, as usual when a man came up from tha lines to say his lavorito horso was /throwing a fit in the stable, and that fetched him. H.O didn't go out in tlle •evening much—didn't dare to. But he had one weak spot, that was his horso, and the Indians knew it—you bet they knew. The Indians linisliea up his business pretty quiokly. The - man who called him walked behind, ot course, that's the way for Indians. Fi jians always walk in front of you. Well, i'lie coolie caught him round tho arms from behind, and held him while some of the others who were waiting for him to pass, slit his throat, and ...
THE HOLIDAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
Ttie business places in JN bill will be closed all day on the 10th, 11th, nnd 13th April (Good Friday, Easter Sat urday, and Easter Monday), and will be open again on Tuesday, 14th April, as usual. The hanks will bo closed on 10th, llth, l3fcb, and 14th, and will open on Wednesday, the 15th, THE HOLIDAYS.
THE TURF [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
THE TURF On Tuesday evening several horses engaged at the Onkaparinga meeting wont through Nhill on the 8 p.m. train, including Tin to, Vanguard, and Uxbridse. For the] steeple Tinto, with 11.12, should go near winning, ; while Vanguard, who is asked to to carry 12.6, is by no^means out i0f the race, The Onkaparinga Cup looks a good thing for Banffshire, Eager, or Kosai. For the Doncasfcer Handicap a local tipster selects Audacity or Aurifer.
THE PLOUGHMAN'S JARGON. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
THE PLOUGHMAN'S JARGON. With all our growing love of country, of rural scenes and pursuits; - with, all our kiio\v,-t(igo of horses and cattle, and our assiduity in compiling new vocabu laries and glossaries, it is surprising tliat? wo still lack a guide to tlio mean ing of the continuous conversation which animates tho true-born country man in conjunction with his team. lj. might reasonably be supposed thab the plodding ploughman, the jocund team ster, and grinning yoknl could enlighten us concerning ilio jargor and jumble of sounds they use when managing "osses" in tho field, farmyard and stable. Yet even a Yorkshirenian of this clad?, though generally admitted to be an ex peri in equine education, is unable to explain anything for very shyness. His working hour prate ranges from the harsh and guttural to the smooth, and musical, and it is interesting .without being convincing; but our knowledge is| obviously a long way from being com- | plete. Tho piekings-up are trivial and trit...
LEAVE TO APPEAL REFUSED. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
LEAVE TO APPEAL REFUSED. An application for leave to appeal against a decision of the Acting Chief Justice, in the Practice Court, with respect to a thistle prosecution, came before the High Court (the Chief Justice, Mr Justice Barton, Mr Justice Isaacs, and Mr Justice Duffy). The Edenhope Court of Petty Sessions had, in a case brought by George Marshall, inspector of the Kowree Shire Council, against Messrs Wet teuhall Bros., for not complying with an order to destroy star thisttes, im posed the maximum fine of £5. An order to review this decision was re fused by the Acting Chiof Justice, who held that the magistrates were entitled to take judicial notice of the proclamation of the star thistle, under the Thistle Act of the Gover nor-in-Council, and that it was un necessary that evidence should be submitted of the proclamation. KITCHEN TEA.. A very enjoyable evening was speut at Mr F. G. Dahlenburg's residencp, " Eoseneath," Kiata, on Friday, 2nd April, tho occasion being a kitchen...
SPORTING. LAWLOIT SPORTS. The following are the handicaps for the Lawloit sports to be held on Easter Monday: [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
SPORTING. LAWLOir SPORTS. The following are tho handicaps for the Lawloit sports to bo held on Easter Monday:— to ® o CQ O CQ CJ c3 H ja *■« p CQ W FM P. May 11 14 16 L. Pressey 12 12 14 L. Lackmann 12 13 15 R. Murden 14 16 17 A. Munro 13 16 W. May 12 13 15 J. Wynne 13 15 14 J, Christenson 14 ,T. Allen 11 12 15 R. Maddren 11 10 13 H. Denkel 13 13 15 M. Hiclcoy 9 8 11 A. Dusting 12 12 ... II. Powell ... 15 16 J. Colbert ... 15 T. Farmers ... 19 20 W. Korreng ... 17 H. Elsden ... 18 19 M.Leahy ... 7 9 II. Rintoule ... ... 16 E. Hendy A. Eastick A. Howe T. Shone W. Calden A. Miller O. MiUor A. J. Weir and C. Whir's handicaps i will be announced when received from J. J. BELL, Handicapper,
ROYAL SHOW ON GOOD FRIDAY [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
ROYAL SHOW ON GOOD FRIDAY Archbishop Wright, preaching at St. Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney, on Sunday, criticised the Royal Agricul tural Society for allowing the show to bo opened on Good Friday, which was a glaring offence against the religious convictions of a great part of the community. The Society should not fill its coffers by turning a holy day into a carnival. Replying to the criticism, Mr H. M. Somer. secretary of th« Royal Agricultural Society, said the primary reason was not to take money, but many people would ba prevented from seeing the show if it were not open on Good Friday. That the people desired it to be open was proved by ttie large attendance. Surely there should be liberty of con science, and the people should not be debarred from attending an educa tional and a harmless entertainment on Good Friday
THE SHEEP-SHEARING RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
THE SHEEP-SHEARING RECORD. From time to time arguments arise as to who is entitled to cluim the sheep-shearing record of Australia. Mr Alfred Dowling, who has had half a century of experience among sheep and wool, writes from Brisbane:— " The record is 321 owes and lambs, shorn in eight hours, at Alice Station, on the Barcoo, in 1890, by John Howe, who won the gold medal offered by the Now South Wales P. A. Society. Howe now keops an hotel on the Barcoo at Blackall, eleven miles from A. Downs. This record has never been beaten. Six years ago a shearer named Livingston shore 317 with a machine, on a station near Eichmond, This has never been beaten.
A.W.N. LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
A.W.N. LEAGUE. The monthly meeting of the Nhill branch of the A.W.N. League was held in St. George's Hall on 5th April, and there was a good attend ance. The president read Mr Bond's report at the meeting of the Peoples' Party as reported in the "JFree Press1' of 31st March, dealing with the ballot to be taken during this month for the selection of six candidates for the Senate. The members were very grateful for the information; It was decided that another meeting be held on April 25th to hold a mock election. Afternoon tea was given by Mes dames-H. A. Schultz and Schneider. " God Save the King" brought a very enthusiastic meeting to a close.