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Swan Hill Guardian PUBLISHED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. MONDAY, JUNE 15, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. Racecourse Grandstand. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 June 1914
PisuanrHD MONDAY AND T atBBDAY a EvIraNUo. it MONDAY, JUNE 15, 1914. .GENERAL NEWS ITEMS.S -Racecourse Grandstand. The Swan Hill Jockey Club has ac cepted. the tender of Mr. H. Pye at £613 for the erection' of a new. grand stand on the racecourse. Gruner's Pictures. -There will lbe a complete change of programme at the skating rink to morroiw (Tuesday) night, when the star attraction will be "'The dead secret," feati ing' America's talented 'photo artist,' Miss, Marion Leonard. In addi tion to the above inothei' powerful drama, entitled "COyemswiski}' will be screened also the following good comic films:.-'.Somnamlbulist," "Tricks of a tub," landi "Murphys new hat," Elotoral. Reforni. On the authority of the "Argus" it is, stated that one of the planks of the Liberal platform in the coming Federal elections will be preferential voting for the House. of Representatives and pro portional voting for the Senate. Golf. :Lrdies' and gentlemen's singles will be played on Wednesday next ove...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 June 1914
ThisS W L Means a Lot -THE PEOPLE'S POPULAR DRAPER, to YOU .. MEN'S AND LADIES' OUTFITTER. Correct Style in Footwear for Ladies and Gentlemen. The VERY THING in Men's Hats, Shirts, Collars, Ties, Underwear, &c., &c. Agent for Woodrow's Hats. " Where Everything is Best by Actual Test." W. SILK'S RED HOUSE AUTUMN AND WINTER GOODS. You Must Inspect to Realise. -0-~-- YOUR MILLINERY.-A First-class Milliner employed on the premises. All orders executed with exactness. -0o- NOTE THE ADDRESS NEXT TO POST OFFICE, SWAN HILL. J. MACPHERSON, Motor and General Engineering Works, M'CALLUM-STREET, SWAN HILL (Opposite Shire Hall). FORD CARS. Motor Repalrs a Speciality. Brazing a Speciality. Bearing Metal. Best Quality of Steeool Phosphor Bronze. Local Agent for Dunlop Motor Tyres and Accessories, Lubricating Oils and Greases Centrifugal Pumps, Mayer's Grain Cleaner and Grader, Welch-Perrin Woleely .Shearing Machines. Pratt's and Shell Naptha and Benzine always on hand. J MACPHERSON...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 June 1914
&lt;Swan Hill Timber Yard. .(L ate O MOND and SNELL). t -0 THE BUSINESS IS NO4 BEING CARRIED ON BY RALPHl M. DRUMUOVD, SOLE PROPRIETOR, IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. " R.LM.D. trusts to merit the same patronago as shown to the firm in the past. - - o TIMBER ! TIMBIER I of all Desorlptlons Stooked. IRONMONGERY, WIRE NETTING, BARB & PLAIN WIRE. Bui1dinc g and coxitraoting. Pl1umxhing. - GALVANIZED CORRUGATED IRON, - FUNERALS CONDUCTED IN ANY PART OF THE DISTRICT. -0-- NEW PERFECTION KEROSENE STOVE. I.XLL. COOXINOI STOVE. AALSTON'S WINDMILLS; Agent for Now Zealand Insurance Company, Norwich ,Union Fire Insurance:. .o cau anxid Inpect. NOTE THE ADDRESS - S M'Crae . Street, . Swan . Hill. Iftiec a4d Cartei, OPPOSITE POST OFFICE, PALL. IALL, BENDIGO. And at CASTLEMAINE. -0 - TELEPHONES - BENDIGO-643 and 644. OCASTLEMAINE-110. -0 Tailors, Mercers, Hatters, and Leading Bootmen. ---o--- SELF-MEASUREMENT FORMS AND AN ABUND ANCE OF SAMPLES SENT ON APPLICATION. CARRIAGE PAID, on all Parc...
WOMEN IN POLITICS. THE FRANCHISE IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 June 1914
*WOMEN IN POLITICS. THE FRANCHISE IN AMERICA. The elections -in the State of Illinois last Apiril enabled more than 1,600,000 women to place themselves on the electoral register -and to vote. Though the figures for the rural .constituen' cies- are not yelt to. hand;. it is clear that the poll was heavy. In, Chicag> where over 460,00 men are registered as electors, no fewer than 217,000 wo men added themselves to the roll. It is reported officially that 73 per cent of the registered men and 72 per cent.: of the registered womren voted. The balloe paper was one of those. - huge "blankets," by which th American elector is bewildered, and involving not 6nly the choice- of candidates for doz ens of different offices, but also a re ferenidum decision- on no fewer than 12 separate issues. The candidates for office stood under seven different party labels, and the electors -were'appe ied. to, in addition, by half a dozen -social and philanthropic organisations. Miss Jane Addams, of the w...
FOOD FOR PIGS. GRAIN AND LUCERNE. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 June 1914
;FOOD FOR PIGS. GRAIN AND LUCERNE. American farmers have discarded the idea.. that it grain ration, princi pally maize, is essential in the fatten. ming.-of pigs. Besides being much more costly than a judicious mixture of lucerne; and .grain, an exclusive maize.food is less beneficial. MAn ex pert states that in the feeding of grain alone there is an' enormous loss in material. The. digestive organs of dif feient animals have the power of us. ing a certain proportion of carbohy.. drate material, combined with a certain amount of protein. If one*class of element is given in too great amount the digestive organs discard- a part of that surplus, and it goes off as waste. - This is the reason why scientists are always. talking and writ ing in favor of a balanced. ration, which means a ration that' will be the most completely used by an hnimltil. No man knows exactly what. a bal anced ration is for any animal; as ani mals differ slightly in this regard But by a long study of the matter, ...
Join the Army [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 June 1914
.Join the Army Of those who have tested the wounder ful curative virtues of Dr. Sheldon's Magnetic Liniment. It give: quick re liet and speedy cure whenever applied to a burn, blister, bruise, or a viin or sore of any nature. Price, is bd, and 3s Obtainable at F. Harvey and Cos., Swan HIill. EBoroses Liquid Face Powder. SIn these days of out-door life motoring, golfing, boating, &c,-a I reliable a ni harmless liquid powder is one of the necessities of life, Sores liquid Face Powder is found by experts to be a parfectly in valuable preparation and a decided inmprovement on the old-fashioned dry 1powsder. BIesides improving the .ap pearance i; acts as a shield to the d elicate skin of the face against hot winds, duft, smuts, and other ex traneous matter. Price, 2s 3d, Ob. tainable at Mills', Swan UiW.
COMMERCIAL. Donald M'Donald. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 June 1914
COMMERCIAL., Donald M'Donald M1r. Doiala' M'Donald reports:-I con ducted my fortnightly stock sale on Thursday last, when there were light yardings of both sheep and cattle. There was a good attendanice, but owing to the continued dry, weather buyers were indifferent, and ton= sequently competition was not. keen; and the recent high prices were not sustained. No heavy beef yarded, but light-weight cows sold well at about equal to lat3 rates. Yarded 670 sheep and 105 head of cattle, and sold as follows:-Sheep-Oross bred ewes, with 92 per cent. of lambs 'at foot, £1' 28 lid; cross bred'weaners, 1-7s 5d. Cattle -Beefy cows, £6 7s to £6 1Bs; do., heifers, to £5 10s; vealers, £3' 3s; springers, £5 2s to £8 °10s milkers to £6 6s; heifers to £4 bs; backward do., to £3 12s Gd; 2 and 2) year old steers, £4 10s; 18 months old steers, 52s; and- lines of poddies at 36s, 25s andi.-23s; small calves, 16s.
WHEAT CULTURE. CONTROL OF PLANT BREEDING [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 June 1914
WIHEAT CULTURE. 0ONTROL1OF PLANT BREEDING Mr; A. E. V. Richardson (Agricul tural superintehdent) in. the course of a bulletin on wheat and its cultivation, issued by the departmhent of Agricul tinue, draws special attention to the- fabc that there are no. associations in this State for the control of plant breed ing. In other countries where agri cultural practice has become highly speciaised, such societies perform a very important service. Althouigh so cieties exist in Autralia for controlling the breeding and-registering the-' di grees of various breeds of - cattle, horses, sheep, and pigs, no societies exist for the exercise of a similar con trol in regard to plant life. llr. Richardson states that in a compara tively. ouing agricultural country like Austraia, the introduction of foreign wheat vaieties grown under conditions of climate not unlike our own is likely to lead to .-the acquisition of some use ful. varieties. In the-first year of their growth the yields of foreign var...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 June 1914
L Newr Remedy St;,ýedcn' G. kd "in Pilhl for back Kidney ubtjs are an cs ody wrhk h. only- to be anre fated. PricO, Is (d, i is te d. F. Harvey *` aa il For Bronihial Gotihs,, take Woods' Great Feppermlnt auxe, la 6d, W ANTED a GENERAL.SERVANT. Apply MIrs. J. .M. Skene, Splatt street. FOR SALE-Good second-hand Buggy, [ double seati also second-hand Sulky, long shafts; new Dray on halid.WA E WALKER & REAL. FOR SALE (for cash), Mallee Roots,. 12s per load, also, Box Wood, 12s. per load. - All orders left at W. Silk's, next Post Oflce.-Charles Eade. TO IET.-Grass ,for `either sheep or cattle in returin for Shoot Cutting. Apply Mrs. Wm. M:Lean, Swan Hill. FOUND.--Razors. groind and set acs I curately. Large assortment of Tobaccos and- Oigarettes. Tiy our. Tonic Shiampoo, very refreshing. G. H. Kimm, Hairdresser and Tobacconist. Swan ýHill Hospital Fete. THE Drawing of the ART UNION 1 will take place in the Shire Hall on Wednesday afternoon at 3:30. W. BELL, Secretary. TENIERS ar...
WAKOOL SHIRE COUNCIL. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 June 1914
WAKOOL SIRE COUNCIL. MONT1LY MEETING. montblyi meeting of the Wakoo Smontil was held at the council hie o uolamein, on Wednesday Jnu .rs present-C1 Eagle (presi. in the chair), M'Connell, Wood1 slte andO'Donnell. CoPrreepondence. Fro ads department, requiring the Fromsf owners and occupiers fronting nes on Gof n subdivision.-Resolved ~Jtbrospa talet be asked to hold the mthter of dedication of the road in ques. a0tia of e5ne for the present, and that tion in n will furtheor communicate with the conetment on the matter when it has tieda report from the engineer on theroad, to whom the matter has been rFerred.m Pblic Works department, re From b of shire in lieu of rates which dowmud e oid on Crown lands, un upbl e within the shire.--Resolved t't he clerk write to the district eror at Hey, forwarding a copy of a nelr sd asking him to furnish the cuan , ith a list of unoccupied lands ithin the shire-Arcas and localities of e, and any other information that ,nuld sosist them. Fro C. J. W...
CORRESPONDENCE. M'LARTY'S CASE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GUARDIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 June 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. M'LARTY'S CASE. TO TUS 1AITOR or WIIE QUARPLAD. Sir -May I Task- your corresponldent, Mr. (ordon Stewart, if his horses.-had been killed by M'Larty's carelessness (vide Judgy Moule's verdict), would he iuggest; T nanciall- istancef for M'Larty or himself?i If he was sincere in his suggestioins why did hie not en close. his cheque? I agree with Mr. Stewart as far as our motto should be, farmers stand shoulder to shoulder, and don't go and leavel your iwheat on the road side unattended for hours at a time. ,There is no test as far as this. ease is concerned Quite recently two similar cases were heard in the Ballarit district, and the farmers had to pay in both cases under two separate judges. The appeal. I take it, is on the case already heard. and tunless a new trial were allowed, it. could noit be a test case. -I am, dc., COMMON SENSE.
FOOTBALL. NYAH & DISTRICT ASSOCIATION Nyah v. Wood Wood. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 15 June 1914
NYAB d' DISTRICT ASSOCIATION Nyah v. Wood Wood. " The two leading clibs, Nyah and Wood Wood, metlat Nyah on :Satur day, bbthl clubs being represented by strong teams. The present strength of the ;-Wood Wood football team shows the wisdom of a club encouraging its yvoung players: For two years Wood Wood battled against adverse oircum stances, with the result .that this year the club can put into the field i really fine combination, which will 'ake a. lot of beating. W. Sutherland, who played for Nyahlast season, is thikyear doing battle for Wood Wood, while some of the pick of last year's Poon :Boon players are in the Nyah ranks. The latter club, however, have lost, the Hungerford brothers, who are playing with Tyntynder West, and the M'Innes brothers, ,who are playing with the Fire Brigade in Swan Hill. Play started well up. to time, and as the teams lined up a -good' struggle was expected. Sheppard otliciated as central umpire, and the boundary umpires were Gilchrist and Stephens. ...
Safe. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 18 June 1914
Safe. Burglar Bill (in hotel bedroom): Go quiet, Jim. There's a woman asleep in that room. Jim: It don't matter if she wakes up. Burglar Bill: It don't? One scream would bring half the folks in the house to this room. Jim: She won't scream. If she wakes up she'll throw the sheet over her head and keep still. Burglar Bill: Why will she? Jim: Her hair is done up in curl papers.
EGGS THAT CROAK. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 18 June 1914
EGGS THAT CROAK. That young unhatched crocodiles ut ter an audible croaking cry within the eggs in which they are laid is averred by "Knowledge," and it adds that the cry is so loud and distinct that it can be heard when the eggs are buried under one or two yards of sand. Dr. W. A. Lamborn tested the fact at Lagos, on the West African coast. He heard a croaking noise from be low a dry path, and, digging in the path to investigate the cause, he dis covered thirteen crocodile's eggs at a depth of about 18in. All the young crocodiles hatched out within half an hour of being dug up. So far back as 1899 Dr. Voeltzkow noticed that unhatched Madagascar crocodiles uttered a cry from the egg at a depth of two yards, and that any shock, as of a heavy tread, near the egg caused the baby crocodiles to produce this sound "with the mouth closed, as we produce hiccup sounds." In this way they inform the female crocodile when she visits the nest that they want her aid, .whereupon she scrapes the sa...
POINTED REPLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 18 June 1914
POINTED REPLIES.. It is .: ver amusing -sometimes to hear the ever-ready and:. witty replies made by some people to .the questionis they are :asked. " It is said by some to be an "extra .gift," for, no matter Swhere they are or how quick the quest tion:is given, they are able to give an .ariswer or offer an excuse. The-fol lowing are rather interesting: "Is your client pleading insanity?" "?I haven't decided," replied the law; yer: "He wants- to look -the ground over and see which is the eeasiest to escape from--the prison or the asy ,lum - ' - A clumsy carver= once sent a:goose into a -lady's -ap.-?-HIs- apology-: was 'better than his carving. "Ah, madam, how. potent your charms -are! They attract not only the living, but also thi dead." _On an examination paper on "How we are Governed" was the question: "If the Prime Minister, the Chancel lor of the Exchequer, the Home Secre tary, and. all the other members of the Cabinet should die, who would officiate?" A boy of twelve thought f...
PROMPT ATTENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 18 June 1914
-PROMPT ATTENTION. - An instance. of perseverance is re corded of a sharp 'young -commercial from Redditch, who' waited upon a gentleman' at Newark. The custom er's shop had doors for entrance and exit at both ends.. -Mr. H., the com mercial, called upon this worthy, and the following conversation took place: "You are perhaps not aware, sir, tnat I represent 'S.,' of Redditch?" ."Yes, I am aware. But.I require no thing. Besides, I do with B. and Co., and'they serve me-well." "Perhaps you will look at. my sam ples, sir?" !'I tell you,-man, I'm quite full; you annoy me." "But if you were just to favor .me with a -look, flir, I think an . order might-" . . . "I'll give you" an order, now: Leave my shop!" "Certainly, sir,'" said the ,commer cial, as he bade the man good morn ing, and made a "speedy excit by the lower door; -but only to re-enter the shop by the , upper door, addressing the -man. as though he had never seen him before:- - - . "'Good morning, sir; I; have the honor of repr...
LIVES LOST BY LAUGHING. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 18 June 1914
LIVES LOST ;BY L`AUGHING; An accident,.said to be the most ex traordinary on record, occured at some oilfields in the Baku district of Russia, on the borders of the Caspian Sea. One of the big "gusher" oil wells became choked, and, with a view of blowing it clear, a number of iron drums full of nitro-glycerine were brought down by rail from Derbend, and deposited over-night in a large shed,, which was used by the men as a sort of canteen. The steward of this establishment, a Greek named Darios, opened one of the-drums for some reason best known to himself, and "decanted" a small quantity of the dangerous liquid into a long thin glass used for mixing vod ka. This he placed on a shelf behind the bar. Shortly afterwards there entered a workman named Borko vitch. who was famous for the bois terous hilarity of his manner, and es pecially for his loud, resonant laugh The, sight of nitro-glycerine in: a vodka tumblerso excited his risibility that he gave vent to a series of- sten torian -g...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XVII. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 18 June 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. MEADE, thr f "The Soul of Margaret A Rand," etc. : ublisbed by arrangement with Ward, a? n db Co., London & Melbourne. L.- i nOck B- . _-- S - All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XVII. Sheila Danvers' gay season did not Senda too soon. The weather was very sultry, and the girl's pretty rounded cheelks, never highly colored, broueca paler and paler. She longed ec te country; she pined to see eform again, and, above all, she aruted to be in the hour'y and daily presence of Shamus O'Doyle. By Bellairs' request, his wife told Sheila nothing of her intended visit to thelbourne, and the girl naturally sPP sed tLat Aunt Margaret was go iu for a short time to Sunnyside un i-ncle Peter was able to take his liday. Little did she guess what bad actually taken place, and Mrs. Belairs, notwithstanding that queer nglin of pain and rejoicing which ming'" , :.i ,,f I ,".t.. A .- fý c+al filled her ne--* u * ellairs was a keen sportsman. He was also a wonderful climber, a...
THE RIFLE. Triangular Match. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 18 June 1914
THE RIFLE. Triangular Match. A triangular match between, the Go schen, Ultima and Swan Hill rifle clubs will be shot on the Swan Hill range on Wednesday next. The distance will be 600 yards, ten shots to count, two sighters optional, and shooting will start punctu ally at two o'clock. Ten men aside, dighl, to count. The following will represent Swan Hill :-W. Filmer (captain), P. A. Kelly, E: O'Riley, T. II. Morgan, P. Hiirdiman, F. Whittaker. E. Gilmour, F. Dowling, E. R. Walker and A. J. Kelly ; emergencies, J. Enright, Roy and Alf. Walker. The visiting teams will be en tertained by the home club at Wilkins' hotel at six o'clock in the evening of the match. Featherstone Trophy. Another competition for the Feather stone trophy will commence on 27th June and terminate on 11th July (both days inclusive). The conditions are:-- Ten shots to count at the 200 yards' range; two sighters optional. The follow ing have a leg-in :-Roy Walker, P. A. Kelly, D. Ross and W. Filmer.
AUCTION SALES. Edward Trenchard and Co [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 18 June 1914
AUCTION SALES. Edward, TPenchard and Co. Thursday, 25th June--Swan Hill fort nightly stock sale. ;:Saturday, 20th June- At the Royal Hotel; Swan Hill, sale:of 25 township allotments adjoining Nyah railwaystation. D, J. Connell and Co. Saturday, 20th June--Auction sale at the mart of poultry, fruit, furniture, &c. Thursday, 2id July-Monthly pig sale. _Thursday, 18th July-On account of Mr. S. Morgan, at the auction'mart, Swan Bill, sale of store, blacksmith's shop, dwelling, &c., at Wood Wood. Thomas Morrow and Co. Tuesday. 30th June - Fortnightly stock sale at Ultima.