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TRAINING THE FARMER. POSITION OF COUNCIL OF EDUCATION. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 8 June 1914
-~------ tt TRANINING THE FARMVER, qu - -- ? . POSITION OF COUNCIL OF EDUCATION. It is expected of the State Minist;ry that itshould atlast undertake the reform of the State system of agrictiltural education, and that its first steps should be directed against the Council of Agricultural Education. It is very diflicult for the public to realise exactly what purpose the particular body is serving. It meets at regular intervals, and it holds lengthy meetings, at which members dis cuss seriously and elaborately various lans for the leasing and draining of its ands, and receive reports from the college principals to the effect that everything is moving very satisfactorily indeed. For years past (says the "Age") there has been little pretence at launching out in the development of agricultural education on B modern lines. It has just been realised apparently by the council that something is is required of it in that direction. Now - blood is felt to be responsible for the new S notion. D...
COMMERCIAL. D. J. Connell and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 8 June 1914
COMMERCIAL. D.- J. Connell an4 Co. Messrs. D. J. Connell and Co. repor~ very successful sale at their monthly pig market on Thursday, when 158 pigs were yarded. The prices were very satisfac. tory. Quotations-Backfatters, to L I0s; baconers, to £4; porkers, to £2 13s 6d., Stores-Large, to £23s Od; medium, to £116s; slips,; to £1 2s; suckers, to 13s 6d. Breeding sow and litter of 10, 49 Is. 'At Btheir mart sale on Saturday they sold-Apples, to 5s per case ; pears, to6s per case ; limes, to 5s 6d per case; dressed turkeys, to 10d per lb; live goblers, to 7s 9d. each; turkey hens, to 6s each; ducks, to 2s 6d each; roosters, to ls lOd each; hens, to is 7d each.
NYAH. School Nursery. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 8 June 1914
NYAH. Bohool Nsoropy. This year over 400 trees have been sent away to schools in the district A parcel was sent to Mead and another to 3Metealfe, near Kyneton. The local residents had a larg~e number distri tuted amongst them. No charge was made-all that is asked is that interest is taken in matters pertaining to the school where the trees are grown. Accident. The friends of Mr. T. Hodgens will regret to hear of his accident. A dray passed over his iody, breaking a rib. He was treated by Dr. Plante, and is progressing favorably. Nyah MinstPel Troupe. Whenever a new performer takes to the footlights or whenever a scheme or entertainment new to the place is given by local talent, a deal of interest, backed up by curiosity and full of criticism, is generally aroused. The crowd gathered at the mechanics' to witness the debut of the Nyah Minstrel Troupe. was unanimous in its verdict. The troupe appeared together for the first time, and several of its members had never appeared in public ...
A RUN TO NYAH. A PEEP AT THE SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 8 June 1914
S. NYAH is A ' 1,i--; pP T T BETrTLEIENT. an i last couple of years or sid t Oh g into prominence as oul athh oswun le of the north, an 1 sPs as its progress has - flourishing settlement - ~iteUy hewn out of the l der irnrigation it is mak- to S edway Wheil a t vistior rache3 Swan Hill, st15 fed hourl to spare, it has the nd~ cma mon practice to run the t to see what hlas re- tia tto e signated the "new Mil- wi bue t'hough it may not lafy Ann a assisted pioneering ac o he settlement in any ta h ofthe an Hill is showing in itd dO a'g S live interest, and cas S ej , in the upbuilding of dil .t 1de.lop into one of the act sltma l irrig'ation proposition~ " ti The ten "neI li ilduz'a'i st n. tan"d to the cars of dra s4 litt!e presmlptuous, and losd ist this stage in the life th there is still a big differ- fai the "new" and "old" gre : Bat it is an old and famniliar to ong events cast teir the efore," and in thie case of ties ino doubt whatever but onl itoct are fairly planted on the ab...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 8 June 1914
For Bronchial Coughs, ta&ke Woedse '.reat Peppnrzint .Otua, 1l d, UWANTED at once, strong Horse Team to plough and grade six acres, known as 32c alloment, Nyah Irrigation Area. For full particulars apply at once A toWm. Stafford, "Waiwera," Nyah. Ass TO LET.-Grass for either sheep or Cola Scattle in return for Shoot Cutting. in A pplyirs. Wm.M'Lean, Swan Hill. of t T OST from Swan Hill, TWO PONIES AL (one bay, white head; one skew- Cou bald), branded JO on shoulder. Reward id will. be paid on information leading trece recovery of same. Apply Jul THOS. EGAN, Swan Hill. Ap Bp £8 REWARD. I OST from Speewa, bay MARE, L edium Draught, two white hind feet, star, bang tail, scar on side:. The above reward wili be paidfor information leading to recovery. JomGa GaY GCo. PRo. LTD. One Pound Reward:." -Ratr STRAYED from Swan Hill, one bay are Buggy GELDING, aged, branded for like DM. Apply J. M'GILL, D Chillingollah. the One Pound Reward. L OST.-Ono very big white and red : COW, mostly...
ARBOR DAY. Nyah School. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 8 June 1914
ARBO DAY. YROM OU1~ CORBESPONDENTS. Nyah Sohool. Arbor Day was celebrated at the Nyah chool on Friday in a way which was new here, as well as being profitable. -In he afternoon, numbers of interested parents arrived, .each bringing imple nents necessary to do the work in hand. Messrs. M'Alpine, Hayes and Blackburrow were employed putting up about three chains of trellas for the vines. Mr. Willoughby, asaisted by Mr. E. Jenkin, gave heavenly notions to numbers if stumps, with the gentle persuasion of gelignite. The gentlemen employed in fencing in the portion formerly known as the blacks' burial ground, soon got their work well in hand. These were Messrs. Lewis, Borley, Watson, Judd, M. Vernon, Hobson, M'Niven and Byrnes. Mr. A. Lewis rendered great assistance by plow ingup portions for hedge plancing. There was a harrowing scence in the orchard, for which Mr. H. O'Bree was responsible. The school children were fully employed removing plants and preparing flower beds for further plan...
Still Generous. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 June 1914
Still Generous. It was .her birthday, but he had r shed ofPto business with Just the ustial dutyrpeck at her hPttin face, and she was left to worry .:the day through, oppressed by c-the ; thought th?itahs ohce ardent love was waning. W\Vhen he returned at night, wished her:: "many happy returns,"! gave her a full-size hug; and placed a tiny pac ket in her hand, she knew that she had wronged him. He was still the same generous-hearted Romeo who had wooed and won her. "And 1 thought you'd forgotten all about it, Harold," she cooed, as she carefully unwrapped the package. Then a black-edged expression took a front seat on her features. "Pipe cleaners!" she gasped. "Yes, per," he said: "I knew they'd please you. You never did like me to use your hat-pins!"
MISS MARIE CORELLI ON HAPPINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 June 1914
MISS MARIE: CORELLI ON' HAPPINESS. Miss Marie Corelli addressed the P.S.A. in the Congregational Church at Stratford-on-Avon one Sunday. re cently-her subject being "The Secret of Happiness." The nineteenth, cen tury, she said, had gone for ever, and with all our progress and civilisation we had not come much nearer the real secret of happiness than our an cestors. The twentieth century found us still searching, asking the same old question-how to be happy? It had 'been declared that .we had lost the art of being happy in the old, simple wvays, and that the brightness and mirth which used to make our. Eng land "merrie Eng:and" had gone for ever. She thought there was some truth in this, and the reason was not far to seek--e thought.too much of ourselves and too little of our neigh bors. There was nothing so depress ing as, a con'templation of one's self. To be truly happy they must think of all the good they coiuld do, and all the love they could show to thelr*zeigh bors; be earnest...
MONDAY, 8.30 A.M. Some Reflections on a Boiling Copper. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 June 1914
MONDAY4 8.3o A.M. Some Reflections on a Bolling Copper. S'The -opper's .boiling ! --this is the com-. mon. phrase of .early Monday, the sousewife's callto the weekly task. Let us follow it:with a questionithat is not so simple as'it sounds: "What is.it boiingfori" Most people would answer, 'Why, to boil the dirt out of the .clothes, of coorse.'- Q'uite so, :but fr health's 'sake somethiing more than dirt haslto be done away with in the household washing, namely, the seeds of infectious disease. . Infection miay be coinmunicated to a whole city (and beyond, it) from one single patient, of which the smallpox epidemic is a case in joiint . It:is due to tiny orlganiss'? ;hardly visible through a microscope but iintensely alive,.thrown off in the course of the disease. These float in the air or dust and drift to clothes and house linen as naturally as steel draws to a magnet; we.call them "Germs"' or seeds of disease, because just is an ordinary ~ied grows ,to a plant, so.a disease germ ...
COLONIAL MUTUAL LIFE. Sound Position. Chairman Gives Figures. Profits Described. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 June 1914
'COLONIAL MUTUAL LIFE. SoundRoiltn. : S Chairman Gives.Fgures. ! ;',: :::i:..Profits- Described:."- * . .Proceedingsi at thei.annuail meetingi of the' Colonial Mutual Life Assurance So :eiety/ILimnit~ed;held on May 27, in the dffl 'ces, of. the company,-.419 Collins-street, iwere marked by unanimity, apart-frpm :the objections of two policy-holders, Messrs. C. A. Archer and D. J. D'Arcy,. who:were.also two of the five signator ies to the .petition presented to Parlia ment last year : . -~Mr. G.: T. Baker,. chairman of direc tors, in his opening remarks, alluded to the improved position of the -society since .the issue of the previous.report, also to the report of the inspectors, Messrs. Laughton and Brennan, the gen tlemen. appointed by the Government to make an inspection of the society's btsi ness, which it would be remembered, the directors applied for when their 1i1 was before Parliament, and when cer tain unsupported statements about the position of the society were current. Th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 June 1914
WELSBAGC THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The Welsbach Air Gas Ma chine is so siem ple that a child can work It with impunity, Suitable for Lighting, Heat ing and Cook ing. We guar antee satisfac tiln with all our Machines, and to prove this we will put a machine in for one month free of charge, and if not suit .ble, will remove same free of all :oat to you. Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF .AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, ,in L.ONRDATE ST.. MEITIOUrTIN-E v i0 3~. V;YU·~'C5 .1. U H, "a ?af PATTERN FOR HANDSOME EVENINCG G.OWN. No later evening gown could be se cured than this. It may be made up in any rich material according to the taste of the wearer. It represents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 177 --cut in small, medium and large sizes. This pattern may be bought for ninepence from local pattern agents, or will be sent post frer6to any address if ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. A, "Everylady's Jour nal," 376 Swanston-street, Melbourne. State numb...
A STORMY CASE. REES V. M'ALLISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 June 1914
A STORMY CASE. REBE V. M'ALLISTER. A case which had a stormy passage was heard at the Court of Petty Sessions this morning. The bench was occupied by Mr. P.Bartold, P.M. The case was that of R. Bloomfield Rees, M.L.C., v. Keith M'Allister, and the claim was for £10 for grazingsheep. The sum of £5 15s 6dhad been paid into court by the defendant in full settlement of the claim. Mr. Rees conducted his own case, as his solicitor, Mr. Wallace, was not able to attend owing to illness. Mr. Town appeared for the defendant. At the outset, when Mr. Rees was stating his case, there was an interchange of " words" between Mr. Town and him self. In giving evidence Mr. Rees stated that early in 1908 defendant asked him if he would allow his sheep to graze on his (witness') land. Witness pointed out that'feed was very scarce, but told de fendant that he could put the sheep in the paddock until ho(witness) had finished cropping it. The sheep were put in the paddock on the 25th March, 1908, and were ...
A MIDSHIPMAN'S ADVENTURE IN JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 June 1914
A MIDSHIPMAN'S ADVENTURE. IN - JAPAN. A correspondent of "To-Day" tells the following amusing story of a Brit ishrmidshipman's adventure in Japan; Last New Year's Day a midshipman fronm ones of the big cruisers was "taking in" the city of Tokio in a "ricksliaw. There was a keen breeze blowin'g, but it was prevented from howling merrily through the. middy's whiskers by reason of the fact that he hadn't any. But if his face .were de void of hirsute adornment, he, by way 'of compensation, held between his lips a number one Manila cheroot of imposing 'proportions, which he puff ed ivith ostentatious vigor. Now, these simple facts were noted by an equally simple but: sternly conscientious Jap anese. policeman, who prided himself upo:i ,-his entire and precise know ledge of the laws of the land of the "rising sun." When the Oriental bobbyi saw that juvenile naval offi ci-'s 'glowing but beardless counten ance from afar he thought of the Jap anese equivalent for the British "Ha! ha!" and o...
SWAN HILL GOLF CLUB. MONDAY'S TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 June 1914
SWAN HILL GOLF CLUB. -4--~- MONDAY'S TOURNAMENT. The first annual tournament of the Swan Hill Golf Club was held on Monday in delightful weather. Over 100 entries were received, and the various events wenc off without a hitch. The committee has spent a considerable amount of money and labor in making the links up to date, and visitors to the function were loud in their expressions of approval. Luncheon was provided by the lady members, and was much enjoyed. The following are the details of play: Gentlemen's Singles, 18 holes.-Rowe, 84, 2, 82; Harris, 103, 16, 87; Forte, 90, 2, 88; Clayton, 103, 14, 89; Evans, 97, 6, 91; Beatty, 113, 16, 97; Wilkinsou, 115, 18,97; Roscrow, 123, 26, 97; Plante, 104,- 6, 98; Louttit, 127, 28, 99. Ladies' Singles.-Mrs. Plante, 58, 6, 52;'Miss Kinnear, 56, 2, 54; Mis a' J Connell, 74, 18, 56; Mrs. Skene, 65, 8, 57 ; Miss Gray, 73,15, 58;Miss Patterson, 71, 10, 61; Miss Drummond, 74, 12, 62 Miss L. Connell, 75, 13, 62; Mrs. Bell, 70, 4, 66. Mixed Foursome...
FUNNY SCENE ON AN OMNIBUS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 June 1914
FUNNY SCENE ON AN OMNIBUS. 'Rather- a risky substitute for a bat tlefield is the top ofan omnibus, but there: have 'been. not a, few Homeric struggles on "inmperiales," as they are termed in-Paris. The latest adventure, says the-Paris c'rrespondent of tihe "Daily Tele graph," of the sort owied its origin to a very comical inistake, At a parti cular P.risian office there ascended to the summit of ofne of these vehicles an 'individual of very comfortable di mensions, who was speedily immersed in the study "of his newspaper, a pretty --and well-dressed woman, many years his junior, and an elderly man, who looked like a -retired officer. The omnibus had hardly started when the old ,beau began to cast glances ex pressive of intense admiration at his faii -neighbor, and- although he. re ceived- no encouragement he contin ued his attempt to get up a flirtation with her quite unabashed.'Suddenly the lady rose to her feet, at the im minent. ris'2. of toppling over, and screamed out, "You ruf...
CORRESPONDENCE. FISHERMEN'S LIVELY TIME. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GUARDIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 June 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. IISHERMEN'S LIVELY TIME. TO THE EDITOR OF THE OU.iaRDL.&y. SIR,-Between Swan Hill and Euston we are having a lively time of it with our rations lid tents, &c. These gents are travelling in boats. They come at you a bit cheeky. " How is it, mate, for a bit of scrani" Some outlandish slang no doubt. You give them some scran, as hey term it. They go away, but they louble back on you, and rob your tent. Tot satisfied with that, they take the fly off your ftnt. T his fly is our protection from rain and frosts during the winter nonths. Another game they come at is obbing our nets for fish and destroying the nets. Police protection is what we equire, or loet the law give us a chance to protect ourselves. Bear in mind we are servd lots of dirty tricks, and let it slide inig thie river riso I think the nolice hould be rery active, 6sepe'ally in ?ort. -I am, &e., JVMMY DUNN.
TO A BIRD. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 June 1914
,TO A BIRD. .(Lines- suggested by seeing- one on a lady's hat fn cliurch.). - Cruel the art,; - Poor bird, that killed and placed you there, " To form a part ::i .... Of. yonder lady's plumage rare! ' ~io will consent -That she, who hither came to pray, Has a: heart as innocent ?:. As youlrs was it:-Its gladsome day? Anid who can tell -" If, the praise she offers in this throng Is as acceptable: : As: once ascended with your isong?.." Whatever land Claimed ybur' nativity, there The -same kind- -iand Created you;. that did this lady- fair. Throughout your days Your little'throat was made and meant To sing God's praise,. '. / Unharmed, a harmless instrument. And the religion that-. fVould take your pretty form and- pin It to a lady's hat May point.to Heaven but iie'er eiter .in:
THE KING'S BIRTHDAY. AT LAKE BOGA. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 June 1914
THE KING'S BIRTHDAY. AT LAKE BOGA. FROM OUR CORRESPONDBNT. Many sports meetings have been held here, uut few have ex.cited tte Inte-. and attracted the crowd of people a-s the inaugural cllort of the committee of the recreation reersve on Monday. For some years past the needs of the reserve have been reluctantlyinegle-t ed because of the scarcity 6f tunus. This year the committee decided that a special elort should bo made tW raise money for very necessary improve ments, and delegated two of their num nor-Messrs. H. Hussey and W. Cook to arrange a programme of sports. It is intended to place seats around the playing oval, to plant shelter belts, to repair the fences, and to build a sports' pavilion for the conveniencd of the club-'that patronise the ground. There is little doubt that Boga is the centre of a very large district, in which there is a keen sympathy for good sport of the strenuous and manly type, and it is time that that feeling should be practically shown in the establi...
NO MERIT IN HAVING A HARD TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 June 1914
NO MERIT IN HAVING A HARD TIME. There is no merit in having a hard time in this life. There is no sin in merely having an easy time here. No man can confidently e- pect to be a gainer, in the next life, because he has suffered much in this life. Nor need any, person lack hope for the life beyond, because he has found joy and had pleasure in the present .life year by year. A life rightly spent may give joy in the present, and may have promise of the life that is to come. If we would hope for the future, let us use well the present.
FARMERS' AND SETTLERS. WAKOOL BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 11 June 1914
FARMERS' AND SEr TLE WAKOOL RANC? C A meeting of the Wake01 b the Farmers and SeUler. r~,Jd was held at tihe Wakool 01 l 5th inst. Preont-MfeIs ,t0a4 dent), W. M'Knight, WitODuo HIolmes, Louttit, Hicke " P Apologies from lessrs ' r and S. Broomhead were rec .i secretary was also unav;? Telephone Improveme' Tho sccretary's action in Wng Postmaster-General, asking . line from Swan Hill -1,to avoiding the excessiveto 'num nections now on the liner 1 endorsed, on the motin o ? White and Dunstone. ? n Railway Matter, A letter from Mr. Hawth, closing a special donati~aor Is towards the railaywa d a penses was received w~th tho motion of Tessrs. Hicker On the motion of Me?rs. t,? Old, Mr. M'Knight wa s', delegate to future railw-ay On the motion of M?eas and Dunstone. th V"ictora. ter of Railways is to be a?s to extend the PiangUl rirW spot opposite and close to TO~y New Member. Mr. Pecvey was admittd a on the motion of Measm. ti4t Holmes. Next Meetlng. The next meeting will be ib. the Ist...