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MISCELLANEOUS [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
fflSCELlflNEOUS CXpU' nave seen v. .m in isuac.iug electrioity •'.".;j1.„-p!Kiv. Laui ! - l'ie Iilus' noted co '"V Dntish stage, arrived in „.j iJio express train from . lie .was accorded a. hearty a-raV amendments in il»e Homo ' /i'ii have been, tabled in the lT' il- of Coinmofs. It is unlikely that . ni'th wiJi bo opposed at his by- J 1 I '."tcvcuiii' collected at tho Custom J i n,mi April 0 amounted to;—ileve f 40/13/1; State, £289/12/j : ""ni- ££J5/7/-*s Pilotage, £229 ' v.'Ti:trl.'ig«>, £12^1/17/. judgment in the Aihngworth i-' on .Monday, 31r. Justice , njiiiid' in favour of the owners, / -Miit the assessment of the Fed i Tax Commissioner. ,um of £1302/-*/ (or £162/15/6 . ,}j,. .Ueadowbank Manufacturing j "i Now South Wales has un to deliver in ships', slings at i, 8 biak-'-vaji underframes, m the transcontinental rail 1 " ' .'anp.r applicants for the Queens i ; p/r iviit. loan of £2,000,000, J,v.:> applied for four times over, i; - ii iilloued one-quarter of tho .••i-pl...
FETE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
FETE MEETING. A number of ladies and gentlemen were present at fclio hospital fete meet ing on Wednesday evening to make final arrangements for disposing of tho many articles left over from tho recent bazaar owing to the adverao weather experi enced on fete night. Ultimately it was decided to hold a salo of gifts, concert, and coilee supper at Mr Bailie's Theatre Royal on tho 29 th April. Mrs J. L. Barnes moved, and Miss Davis seconded, that all tho ladies who assisted at the recent fete form themselves into a committee to assist at the supper, etc. Mr Greenwood moved that tho secretary interview Messrs D. Williams, J. Hastic, J. Smith, and B. Kozminsky in reference to working up a concert programmo. During tho evening Mr 0. H. Douglas extended a welcome to Mr G. Riby, of. Rainbow, at the samo time remarking that Mr Riby was among tho staunches workers that the Nhill Hospital had in Rainbow. Mr Riby acknowledged tho compliment.
SOLDIERS THREE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
SOLDIERS THREE. When over a dozen years ago Colonel Tom Price marched through Melbourne streets with the first Victorian contingent for South Africa, he had in the rnotely group behind him a big burly solicitor in the person of " Tim " M'Inerney, of whom no one would have taken much notice had it not been for the queer antics played by bis brother "Tom'' who, as warden of the University Senate, was fairly well-known to a section of the public. Besides, the occasion was an emotional one, and so the i M'Inerney vagaries passed, especially as Warden Tom was known to be eccentric and, on one occasion, puzzled the A.N.A. authorities for weeks in trying to decide whether he was born at Kilrush or Kangaroo Flat. Years passed on and all that the public knew of Tim was that he had drop ped into a snug Government billet across the Indian Ocean. Then came back as Major M'Inerney and became president of the Celtic Ciab in which capacity he has been saying rude things about Ulster and Field-Mar ...
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER. A BIG RIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER. i ■■ i (From our own correspondent;. A BIG RIDE. Day by day the newspapers have chronicled the progress made by Miss Gracie Waugh, the young lady who set out to ride trom Melbourne to Sydney. It is stated that when going up a long hill near Tarcutta she felt lonely and did a couple of I weeps. One would not wish to ' detract in any way from the young lady's pluck 01; senso of what is becoming, but still it is difficult to know exactly what is the reason lor her performance, It was made a matter for public comment by her announcing a public start from NVirth's Park, which, by the way, is the home of ctrcus business. When the young lady arrived in Sydney she received a great reception, and for a few days may find herself bracketed with Harry Lauder, Major M'Inerney, General Gough, and other great personages as a public favorite, but the question remains, cui bono ? Asa feat of horsemanship and endur ance the performance is no more than respectable. Eleven and a h...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
COMMERCIAL Messrs Hagclthorn and Bolton, Hor sham, report?a small yarding of sheep at their Horsham yards on Saturday, when merino wethers made 14s 6d to 15s and full-mouth merino ewes to 13s 7d. On Thursday, April 2nd, we held a highly successful stock sale at our Rainbow yards. Sheep were keenly competed for and aged Lincoln ewes sold to 163 2d, full-mouth merino wethers, 13s9d to 15s: merino ewes full-mouth, lis 6d to i2s 8d; crossbred weanere, 14b to 15s 9d, and crossbred ewes, to 17s. During the weak we have leasad on account of Mr. 0. H. Preuss, 160 acres, Vectis East, to Henry Ward, at 9s 3d per acre; 144 acres, Vectis East to, L. E. Koenig, at 7s 6d per acre, and 66 acres parish Quantong, to Joseph Warrick, at 5s per aero.
MEN ON THE JOB. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 April 1914
MEN ON THE JOB. Parliament and the public were stirred to their depths a year or two ago by revelations as to the systema tic loafing done by telephone tunnel men " on the job." During the last week or two I have had a lengthened opportunity of realising that the " man on the job" is not. dead, but flourishing like a green tree in the department. Some time ago, all the telephones in the building where I &nbsp; am located were connected with &nbsp; underground wires, after lengthy operations involving the continual cutting off of the phone. A week or two ago another official came along and after fiddling about for a day or two announced that everything was now alright with number 001. But our number is 002 he was told, and after further investigation he dis- covered that there was no under- ground wire for 002. Still the tele- phone worked, and so later on a small army arrived bearing bundles of wire, tools, etc. Then the work (sic) began. A regular band of four exper...
MAKING THE BISHOP LAUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
MAKING THE BISHOP LAUGH. Probably one of the prettiest com pliments ever paid to the fair sex was that contained in the answer made by Dr. Potter, Bishop of New York, who was once asked by a lady why, in the many pictures and studies of angels exhibited, the angels were always de picted either as women or as young men without beards or moustaches. "Everyone knows," replied the Bishop, "that women naturally inherit the Kingdom of Heaven, but men only get in by a very close shave." This story is related by the Rev. T. Selby Henrey, liear of St. George (Brentford), whose little volume, en titled "Attic «6alt," provides many an illustration of the fact that wit and appreciation of humor are not the least prominent characteristics of lead ing divines. He tells a story of the late Dr. Creighton, who once received a book from a second-rate author, to whom he replied by post, "I thank you very much for forwarding to me your book, and I promiss you faithfully that I will not lose any time in...
Let It Go at That. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
Let It Go at That. A lady who is a district visitor be-' came much interested in a very poor, but apparently reBpectable, Irish fam ily named Curran, living on the top floor of a great building in a slum dis trict of her parish. Every time she visited the Currans the was annoyed by the staring arid whispering of the other women living in the building. One day she said to Mrs. Curran: "Your neighbors seem very curious to know who and what I am, and the nature of my business with you." "They do," acquiesced Mrs. Curran. "Do they ask you about it?" "Indade they do, ma'am." "And do you tell them?" - "Faith, then, I do not." "What do you tell them" "Oo just tell them," was the calm, reply, "that you are me dressmaker, an' let it go at that."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
Fuller & Johnson Farm Pump Engine,, A small portable engine that can be used to work any hand-power machine. Place it where you want it, with out any special fixings, and it will work without any at tention and at the cost of one penny per hour. Hitch it to your puinp, separator, winnower, churn, washing machine or lire hose, and you will be delighted with the result. PRICE .. .. £35. Write for Full Particulars. D..a>"' BUCKEYE HARVESTING CO., 44-52 FRANCIS ST., MELB. Energetic Commission Agents Wanted. STONE and CO. (Regd.), ROBERT SCHULTE, Proprietor. WHOLESALE meat salesman, METROPOLITAN MEAT MARKET, NORTH melbourne. Are open to Receive Carcase Pork and Veal Any Day During the Week. Sales Daily, Highest Prices Realicea Latest Cold Storage Chambers. Prompt Account Sales. Correspondence Invited. See our Weekly Reports In Market Reports. Asoisy &s Hsarteot vosaoa of & te^Siy ia ah* vkn (suoati have fee*ts rssovat«S ber*. fin laska just so if t&c ba...
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLES. A strong solution of borax poured down sinks and drains will banish of fensive smells. A little ground almonds mixed through a fruit cake will prevent the fruit sinking to the bottom. If you want to heat a flat-iron in your room, a tin plate over the gas jet will enable you to heat the iron.twice as quickly. Before, blanching almondi? soak them for two or three minutes in boiling water; the skin will then slip off quite easily.' Scorch marks on linen may be re moved by rubbing with a fresh-cut onioc, the garment being aftorvards soaked in cold water. To stop hiccough, give the patient a teaspoonful of granulated sugar and vinegar. If this does not afford in stant relief, repeat the dose. When boiling any kind of green3, use sugar in place of soda, whidi gives the greens a much better flavor, but they then require a little longer cooking. To "break in a new pen point quick ly, dip it in ink and hold it in the flame of a lighted match for a second. Wipe and dry with ...
VALEDICTORY MR AND MRS F. W. COLES. When it became [?] [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
VALEDICTORY MR AND MBS P. w When it henamn t5 mi: i "When it became known thatM f Mrs Coles were about to leave Tv^l their friends determined to m* vM occasion in Bome suitable J m Accordingly on Monday r^gs 6th inst,, the hall was filled to^R flowing by a very lepre^^'p gathering. The early portion nf/p evening was devoted i0 11 presided over by Mr R. ]vr^Ir The following is the program^i| Pianoforte duet, Misses Brown. 1~| i tatiOB, Mr J. Dickinson; son?'J| Amer; solo, Mr Martin; recital! I Mr Dickinson; song, Mr Jones ■! ' though clamorously invited to^'l I an encore, unassumingly decli^'l recitation, Miss Fitzpatrick- J'g 1 Miss E. Dickinson; recitation"]! I Dickinson ; instrumental quartet y and Misses Brown (encored); tion, Miss Harris; song, Hr Go^ (Lillimur). At the conclusion o! i? above programme Mr Fenton c-.t| eulogistic references to Mr and v, 1 Coles. Mr J. Dickinson and Mr Mk| were also very complimentary to-vl departing guests, both gentle-.! making most flattering r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
A GOOD BUSINESS SUIT AT A REASONABLE PRICE MADE TO YOUR MEASURE. FOR 35/ Try oil* of thee* Bultn and you will be agreeably surprised at their marvellous value —you have the pick of the largest variety In Australia of Suitings in the latest shade* I and designs to choose [ from. Ii ALL ONE PRICE. Orderlug elsewhor* 1b sheer waste of money, as the Suit 1 make for SB/- is equal i to anything else at 70/-. Patterns, S.M. form and tape sent to any address. Fit and Style Guaranteed. W. m. BRUCE, THE PEOPLE'8 TAILOR. 159 BOURKE STREET. MELBOURNE. CLOSER SETTLEMENT FARM ALLOTMENTS Application is invited for Farming Areas on the Undermentioned Estates— Estate. District. Nerrin Nerrin Streatbam Mt. Widderin Skipton Pannoo Echuca Marathon and Willow Grove Cremona Eumeralla Allambe® Moyhu Bona Vista Echuca Yea Hamilton Yarragon WangaraUa Warragul No. of Allotments Available. . 12 6 2 16 2 Suitable for wheat growing and sheep farming. Suitable lor dairying and mixed farming. Kilmany Park Sale 9 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
WEDDING INVITATION CARDS, Call at the " Free Press'' office and select your wedding cards. Dainty gilt edged, white or pale blue cards with bright gold or silver lettering, including bride's and bridegroom's narnos, the correct style, 12s 6d. per 100. Special wodding invitations on cre8m hand woyeu paper, smart society. Envelopes for all styles of invitations. "Write to the " Free Press" office, or ring up 'phone 6, Nhill exchange. List of wedding presents inserted free if cards are printed at this office, ^otherwise Is er inch will be charged.*
THE FLAW. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
THE FLAW. Within the church a chant ascends, The flower-decked aisle divides The bridegroom's relations and friends From those that are the bride's. And he is there, a stalwart youth Of manly charm possessed, And she, a prize in very truth, In pearly satin dressed. The vows are made, the prize is his, Yes, really, his, at last! But as he claims the nuptial kiss His brow is overcast. And when the joybells peal on high, When wine and speeches flow, There comes into his sparkling eye A furtive look of woe. Beside him sits his chosen bride, In his she slips her hand, But though she .smiles on him in pride \ She does not understand. His hidden anguish, though acute, Must all alone be borne— The toecap of his patent boot Is pressing on a corn. —Jessie Pope.
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. SOCIALISTIC ECONOMY. To the Editor "Nhill Free Press." [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
ORIGINAL GORBESPONDlHOE. j »■ » ■> I 1 Hfli:!— I Correspondents must furnish their names ami I addresses, not necessarily for publication. It is to be understood that we in 110 way identify our selves with the views expressed by contributors under this heading. „ SOCIALISTIC ECONOMY. To the Editor "Nhill Free Press." Sin,—Some time ago the Socialistic Federal Government hacl erected 15 residences lor Government officials at Myilly Point, about one mile from Darwin, at from £1500 to £2000 each, or a total sum of £26,000. Fivo of these residences were to bo occupied now, and 10 for future use—to keep the men on j the job and have some Federal money circulated in that district, but as they had no immediate occupiers, tho white ants took possession and made them unfit for human occupation, and it is now reported they may break down any day. These 15 houses, if built by open com petition, would probably have cost leas than ouc-third of the rnouey. The above is an example of how the La...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
&!$ ■: $fc&nKz&ttVfelte/\T£rn&lt;A^-tt'ii crii it Secretary Bryan, at a luncheon in Washington, said of a man. who, through modesty, had declined an im portant and useful office:— "So he wants ta hide his light un der a bushel, eh? Then perhaps the country is just as "well off with lit his services. When a man talks of hiding his light under a bushel, I usually think that a thimble would answer the purpose just as well." POULTRY FOR EXPORT. All Classes wanted. We buy by live weight. Grates lent Mo Commis&ion or Cartage Charged. Chickens & Ducklings, 6d lb. Old Fowle from 2/- to 4/6 pair, any breeds. DAVID HYLAND & SONS, SENNITT'S FREEZING WOHK8, MELBOURNE. There was a rumpus at the chil •'■'•en's breakfast-table, and on coming down to see what it was all about, the misti ess of the house found the little ones crying out for spoons to eat their eggs with. She rang the ibell sharply, and when the maid, who was fresh to service, a...
ORANGE BLOSSOMS LANDERS—RAUERT. The following is the list of presents received at the Landers—Rauert wedding: [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
ORANGE BLOSSOMS LANDERS—RA.UERT. The following is the list of pre sents received at tho Landers—Rauert wedding:— Bride to bridegroom, pair gold sleeve links ; bridegroom to bride, set of furs; bridegroom to bridesmaids, gold brooches set with pearls; Mr and Mrs M'Eachran, largo vase ; Miss M. Laren, linen tray cloth ; Misses Olney, set salads servers; mother to bride, honso and ' table linen ; Mrs Fogarty (Queensland), table centre; Mr A. and Miss R. Siemering, table cloth; Mr and Mrs W. Paschke, cruet, cut glass ; Mr and Mrs G. Argall, salad bowl; Mr and Mrs Henry Dahlenburg (N.S.W.), silver and cut glass jelly dish : Mr and Mrs Siemering, bed quilt; Mr and Mrs H. Collins, afternoon tea set; Mr and Mrs N. Rauert (Junee, N.S.W.), silver egg cruet; Mr 33. Kozminsky, silver jasa dish; Mr and Mrs H. Muller, quilt; Mr Donald Cameron, silver toast rack ; Mr and Miss Lehman, silver serviette rings; Mr and Mrs EL E. Dahlenburg. silver and ruby j-im dish; Mr John Hann, dinner cruet; Misses ...
THE LOST LAKE OF GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
THE LOST LAKE OF GOLD. Somewhere in north-western Ari zona—the' precise whereabouts is now a matter of conjecture—is a lake of gold formed by Nature. On Decem ber 13, 1858, a party o£ gold-seekers, twenty-two men in all, were prospect ing in north-western Arizona when they came upon a band o£ nomad Apaches, who had with them consid erable gold, in the shape of nuggets and dust. After many pressing ques tions as to where they had obtained ii, a half-bred Mexican volunteered to guide the white men to the spot for a consideration. He led them three hundred miles over a wild and desert country, to a spot near the head waters of the Gila river, where there were three mountain peaks in the form of a triangle. Here was a dried-up lake, the ancient bed a jumble of nuggets and gold-dust. The prospectors shov elled £40,000 worth into sacks, and twelve of them set out with it to Fort Yuma. They never reached Yuma, however, for they were am bushed and killed by Apaches in a defile since known a...
THE CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
THE CONCERT. | in the evening a concert was held i in a large concert hall temporarily erected by the membern of the Bcbool committee for the purpose of holding a concert in order to obtain funds to erect a (shelter shed at the State school. The. hall was erccted through the instrumentality of Mr F BucUly.assisted by Messrs J Presaey, R D Buckley, A Schmidt, and Muller Bros., and had at one end a stage, while seating accommodation had been provided for about 200 persons, and it must have been gratifying to the committee shortly before the i conceit started to find every avail- | able seat occupied, The following was the programme Piano duet. Misses Brown ; recitation, Mr Leahy ; song, Miss BiHingham; recitation, Miss Black : song. Miss Muller ; reci tation, Mr F. Muller; instrumental, Mr Brown and family; song (comic), MrD Fallam ; song, Mrs Amer ; reci tation, Master Dickinson: duet,Mr and; Mrs Clark; song, little Miss Brown recitation, Mr Murden ; song (comic), Mr D Fallam; recita...
LAWLOIT ANNUAL SPORTS. A RECORD MEETING. OFFICE-BEARERS.—President, Mr J Pressey; committee, Messrs J Meagher, J J Meagher, J Muller, A Muller, R Buckley, F Buckley, A Schmidt, J Shone; secretary, Mr F F Muller [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
LAWLOIT ANNUAL SPORTS A RECORD MEETING Office-Bearers.— President, Mr J Pressey; committee, Meases J Meagher, J J Meagher, J Muller, A Muller, R Buckley, F Buckley, A Schmidt, J Shone ; secretary, Mr F F Muller _ C iU „ The annual sports meeting of the above club was held on Easter Mon day, and viewed from all points, in regard to we.-.'ht, finance, attend ance and management, they .proved even more successful than formerly. The untiring efforts of the above committee with President J. P.ressey and secretary F. F. Muller at. their head, to provide for the comfort and and pleasure of patrons met with ready appreciation. Unlike many of the drives around Nhill the trip to Lawloit is not altogether devoid of interest and the latter part, especi ally over the Lawloit Ranges, is rather enjoyable. Starting; from Nhill with a good pair of horses and a capable jehu, the distance is not far enough to become tiring. The weather in the early part of the morning was somewhat threatening, but aft...