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DIMBOOLA SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
DIMBOOLA SHIRE COUNCIL The monthly meeting of the Dim bool-i ^ Shire Council was held at Jeparit, when there were present:— Crs McCabe (president), Hoffmann, Ryan, Newcombe, Hamdorf, InneB, Klinge, McKenzie, Gawith, and Bone, Tenders Contract No 33/14—Forming on road north of H. Reichelt's, Ni Ni. W. Scott, £10 10s ; five tenders. Contract No 34/14.—Forming on the Jeparit-Lorquon road between Wallis* and Newcombe's, Babatchio. A. D. Eldridge, £11 5s ; five tenders. Contract No 36/14,—Recrowning formations on main Nhill road with rod stone. P. C. Pilmore, £% 13s 6d: two tenders. Contract No 37/14.—Formation on road near Salt Lake, Gerang, J. Haines junr., jG30 ; three tenders. Inward Correspondence. The following among other in ward correspondence was dealt with:— From Dr Perrins, medical officer of health, of Rainbow, reporting cases of infectious diseases—three of diph theria and tvsro of scarlet fever.—Re ceived. From H. R. Lawn, of Gerang, ap plying for permission to cross road w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
iiASMim, PLTSiSE NOTE X Ladies nre requested to note that the Offices of the Ladiea' College of | Health have bspn removed from 46 i Elizabeth Street to Phair's Buildings, I 327-32'J Cmlins Street, Melbourne. The Colleen has the sole agency in Victoria forDrDM Coonley's famous Orange Lily Tre-itinent, which for the past 25 Sears has been effecting such wonder ful cun-3 among women in all parts of Australia. For the benefit of sufferers. ®nu for those into whose homes King ■Baby has failed to appear, a free valuable medical book will l/a sent to anyone writing to Dept. 41. The Ladies' College of Health, Phair's BuildiDgs, 327 Collins Street; Mel ourne.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
OBITUARY. The death occurred at the residence of Mr P. Potter, at Albert Park, on the 9th inst., of Olive, at the age of 23, youngest daughter of Mrs John Hay- croft, of Henty, and formerly of Nhill. &nbsp; Deceased had only been ill for a short period. The remains were conveyed to Nhill by train and interred in the local cemetery last Saturday. The pall-bearers were:— Messrs Jas. Nougher, E. L. Tassicker, G. E. Dodd, and F. W. Day. The Rev L. Walton, of the Methodist Church, conducted the burial service.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 April 1914
In Memoriam. Gladigau.—In loving memory of our dear mother, Friederike Wilhelmine, who departed this life on 15th April, 1913, at Natimuk. Gentle in mind, patient in pain, Our dear mother left us heaven to gain, Thou art not forgotten, dearest mother ; Or wilt thou ever be ; As long as life and memory lasts We will remember thee. —Inserted by her loving son, wife, and family, "Clear Bank," Winiam, Nhill. &nbsp;
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
FOOTBALL. The annual. mooting of tho Warrior Foobball Club will bo held at 8 p.in. this evening, at Kemp's Hotel, when the officers will bo elected. A good at tcndancc is requested. The football season in Melbourne was opened on Saturday last as far as the Association matches were con corned, the League opening matches taking placo on Saturday next. Tho following were the results of Satur day's play g'ls bh'ds Williams town ...• 6 12 Prahran ... 4 5 Footscray ... ... 7 13 Brunswick ... ... 7 8 Brighton .... 7 6 North Melbourne ... 5 6 Essendon ... 14 10 Hawthorn ... 10 12 Port Melbourne ... 7 23 Norchcote ... 5 9
SPORTING. BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
SPORTING. BOXING. At the Launceston Sports club meeting held last week, Les Ascbe (9.5) of Melbourne, and Ron Wells, of Jeparit engaged in a contest. The Launceston " Examiner" says the match was rather one sided, as Ascho was too good and had Wells on the points at aay part of the journey. The Jeparit man, although he fought gamely, was floored 3 times, and was so badly punished that the referee stopped the encounter in the seventh round.
BUNYIP. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
... - i ^ -L.d (Prom our own correspondent), Most of the farmers around here are now busy putting in oats; some have completed and others are now on to the wheat. "We havo had some little falls of rain, but in most cases it has been showery and patchy. Feed, however, seems to be good, and if the season keeps up there should be a good percentage of lambs this year. The local branch of the People's Party intend holding their voting for the selection of the Senate candidates on Monday evening, 27th April. Mr and Mrs Hume and Miss Maud Baker are at present spending a short holiday at their old home with their brother, Mr F. S. Baker,
VALEDICTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
VALEDICTORY. Mr Norman Corke, who has offi ciated as accountant at the local branch of the Commercial Bank was tendered a farewell social and dance in the Lowan Hall on Friday evening last, prior to his departure for Apollo Bay, on the Otway coast, where he has been promoted to the manage ment of the bank at that place. The gathering was a very representative one. Mr Corke's quiet, unassuming demeanour, and undoubted integrity made him a general favorite in social circles, and with the young people of Nhill; he was also looked upon as a very reliable) and capable officer of the Commercial Bank. He will be missed at tennis contests, being one of the cleverest players of the local tennis club, while in the football field he played a good game on the forward line. During the interval at the social the Rev H. Swan, of the Presbyterian Church, at the request of Mr Corke's friends, stepped upon the stage and stated he had a presentation to make to Mr Corke; while they all re gretted that ...
NHILL MODEL BAND. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
NHILL MODEL BAND. The Nhill Model Band wish to notify the public of Nhill that they are engaged to render music for Melba's Pictures on Wednesday nights, weekly, at the Theatre Royal ; also that the Company has had a misfor tune for the first nights, but they now assure the public that there will not be any further trouble in future. The pictures will be of the very best and up-to-date, and by patronising the show you will be helping the Model Band. Prices, Is all over the hall, so roll up.* A meeting of |the Nhill branch of the People's Party will be held at the Lowan Hall on Saturday next, 25th inst, at 3 p.m. All members are re quested to attend, as they will be able to record their votes for the selection of the Senate candidates, at the hall. Ladies and gentlemen in any way connected with the recent fete and baraar, in aid of the Nhill Hospital, are requested to attend a meeting at the Shite Hall, to-morrow evening, at 8 p.m. Business, to arrange suitable date for holding the w...
HEALING BY TROMBONE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
HEALING BY TROMBONE. .After a remarkablo career, August flenri Jacob, or "Le Zouavo Jacob'' tlio ivell-knowii faith-healer,, of Paris, whoso celebrity dated back to tile dayts of the Empire, lias (says tho correspon dent of the "Daily Telegraph,") died no tho ago of So. Born in 182S, lie entered, the avmy at the ago of 10, and beeamo a bandsman amoug tho Zuaves of tho Imperial Guard, distinguishing himself as a clever player of the trom bone. It was in 18(36, at the cainp oi Chalons, that ho first announced that ho had the faculties of curing maladies by simple will power. Several sick Boldiers made the experiment. Ho fixed his eyes upon them, blew a blast upon his trombone, and declared, them cured. Whatever tho reason, cured they appear to have been. The fame of tlieso "miracles" sproad to Paris, and even reached the cars of the Em porer Napoleon III himself. Jacob then left tho regiment, and opened a consultation room at Saint Ouon. Among his patients was Ma.o...il Can robert. Ja...
The Nhill Free Press WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "NHILL MAIL." TUESDAT, 21st APRIL. Governor-General's Speech. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
'he Ihill free Iiess With which is Incorporated the "Nhill Mail." TUESDAT, 21st APRIL. Governor-General's Speech. Through the Goveriior'8 speech, for which they are responsible, Ministers have hurled a direct challenge at the Constitution. As to the policy which they have pursued since they took office, the friends of Mr Cook and his colleagues may differ, as friends do whatever course those in authority adopt. But all Liberals, no matter what their own prepossessions or in terests, will admit that Ministers de serve the credit given to those who having put their hand to the plough refuse to look back. As soon as Labour made it clear that it would not allow Parliament, elected in 1913, to do any useful work, the Govern ment devoted its energies to the one great end—the securing of a double dissolution at the earliest possible moment. Under the hard and fast party system which ifc thrust on a re luctant Common wealth, Labor cannot allow the Ministry to do any good which may bo preven...
LOCAL INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
LOCAL INDUSTRY. It is satisfactory to note that local business people arc more than hold ing their own in the manufacturing trade, Messrs E, 0. Davis, of the Federal Foundry, Victoria street, has forwarded to Jung to the order of Mr J. Iviefel, a new waggon. The firm dispatched recently to Gil gandra, New South Wales, a now double seated buggy built to the order of Mr N. lieichelt. Other orders Bent away by Mr Davis is a scarifier lor a client in Warrackna heal district, and a new dray for Mr Jas McCracken, Ivaniva. The latest order put in hand is a new waggon, now under construction for Mr Jos. Morris, which will be sent to Hamil ton. Tho Broughton branch of the People's Party intend holding an important meeting to-morrow evening commcncing at 8 p.m., in tho Broughton Hall. Tho business will include the distribution of ballot papers for selection of Senate candidates, and instruations will be given as to tho method of voting. In view of the important nature of the meeting all membe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
"SINCE FROM PURE. GRAPE WiNi KEEP A BOTTLE IN THE HOUSE. The absolute purity of Chateau Tanunda Three Star Brandy, which is guaranteed by the Australian Government, makes it a highly desirable spirit to keep in the house ready for any emergency. It is a grand stimulant. When mind and body are ex hausted by overwork, Chateau Tanunda Brandy restores the power of free thought and re moves mental pre-occupation. It directly counteracts the local effects of cold. Chateau Brandy medicinal spirit. Its purity makes it a perfect beverage and tonic. Tanunda Three Star is a highly valuable 1003
DESTRUCTIVE EAGLES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
DESTRUCTIVE EAGLES. During tlio last year or two tho big golden wodge-tailed oagles have came under notice in the West Wim* mora on account of tho destruction they have caused amongst tho young lambs. Last week Mr H. M. Yoigt, of Winiam, shot one of a pair of eagles which were harassing the flock—the bird measured 8 feet from tip to tip when the wings were expanded,
RURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
RURAL NOTES. >jrrr, (By "Ilusticus.") At tho time uf writing the prospect* for autumn arc not cheering. The long-continued dryness and tho adveni of mornings that suggest'the apprcacf of frost point to a bad winter. Tim applies particularly to the dairying industry. The Western district n badly in need ol' immediate rain, jvhich. it it falls within the next week or so, might caus^ ail increase in the supplj of mill; and bultor. Otherwise it will be very unlikely that any increase will take place m the supply ooming to Melbourne from that quarter until June or July. The butter now coining to Melbourne from many factories is very poor in quality. Owing-to the ••small supplies of eieam in many parts of the country iarine; s' cans take lon ger to fill, and consequently produce only very indill'eivnt butter.. Condi tions are generally very dry along the Murray, less than 5in. of rain, having fallen in nine months. The irrigation areas are producing a little butter, but many factories ...
News and Notes. FLOUR MILL FOR BORDERTOWN [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
Jew* Mttl Jotes. fliour mill for bordertown On Saturday last Mr W. A. Gunn, J.P., of Messrs Nosko Bros., visited Bordertown in connection with the erection of a mill and to attend the public meeting of ratepayers which was held to decide whether any ob jection was to ba offered to granting a portion of the commonage to Messrs Messrs Noske Bros., on which to construct the mill. The Bordertown Council raised no objection to tho land being granted to Messrs Isoske Bros., and its action was endorsed on Saturday at the public meeting. The matter has now to receive tho sanc tion of the South Australian Minister of Lands. In the event of no objec tion being raised by the Minister the work of putting up the mill will bo proceeded with at once.
DEALING WITH THE STRAW. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
DEALING WITH THE STKAlW. I In summing up tho results obtained under various methods of dealing with tho straw in tho continuous wheat growing experiments for tho past -six years at the Cowra Experiment Farm, tho manager concludes that with wheat each year there is a marked advantage in tho practice of burning tho straw. It is a practice that is general with farmers, and where they follow wheat with wheat it is the correct one. How long, how ever, crops may bo grown continuously with similar soils and conditions So those at Cowra with equal yields, and whether stubble burning will continue tho best practice, has still to be solved. Where wheat is alternated with bare fallow, it may bo said that for six years (three of which tho land is cropping and three bare fallowed) the method of disposal of the straw has little or no iufluonce on the yield, so far as tho Cowra experiment is concerned. In the wheat-after-fodder crop portion, tho results indicate that there is a sufficiency of orga...
EQUESTRIAN ACCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
equestrian accidents. Mrs McPhee, junr., of Kiata, wag ac cidentally thrown (rom a horse while out Sriding on Sunday, and sustained severe injuries to the skull. She was admitted into the Nhill Hospital and is progressing favorably. — On tho same day a lad named Eric Lawn, who resides with Mr C has. McCabc, of Glcnlee, accidentally fell from a horse ho was riding with the result that ho broke his arm. Young Lawn was ad mitted into tho Nhill Hospital.
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 21 April 1914
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. Information has been received that the following alterations in the Jeparifc railway timo table will takeeffect from 1st May next:—Tlio morning train on Saturday to be re-instated, returning to Dimboola in the afternoon. Tbo late train service on Saturday night to remain as at present. There will not be a train from Dimboola on Monday. A. train will not run to Lorquon on Satur day night, but the Monday service will remain as it is now.