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SENTENCED AT EIGHTEEN BRUTAL MURDER BY YOUTHS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
SENTENCED AT EIltilTEEN BRUTAL MURDER BY YOUTHS. "You have been found guilty of a cold-blooded crime," said Justice Avory, at Manchester Assizes on Mon day, in sentencing Edward Wild Hil ton, engineer, barber, and Ernest Ed win Kelly, twenty (hoist lad) to death for the wilful murder of Daniel Bards ley, an Oldham stationer (repbrted "Lloyd's W'eekly" on November 30). Mr Gordon Hewart, K.C., M.P., out lined the facts of what he called a "repulsive and con·ardly, crime." Mr Bardsley, a married man, fifty-four years of age, carried on the business of a bookseller and stationer in York shire street, Oldham. He used to sleep at the house of his brother in Egerton street, some distance away, and'was found by the night watchman at three o'clock on the morning of Sunday, July 27, lyilng in a pool of blood on the floor of the back room of his premises. Near his head lay an Indian club and a dumb-bell. He was besmeared with blood, and blood was also found upon the shelves to the height of tw...
MOHAMMED'S FOLLOWERS [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
MOHA1 IIMED'S FOLLOWERS. The recent conversion of an English peer to Mohammedanism is a remin der that the Mohammedans in this country are suffciently numerous and influential to support several places of worship (says the "Westminster Gaz ette"). Three mosques are in existence in England. Those at Liverpool and Woking have long been noted for their exquisite appointments. Of more recent date is the one situ ated In Bayswater. The doors are gilded In a similar way to those of the world-famous TaJ Mahal at Agra, built by Shah-Johan. In the East End there is a sacred temple of Al Ahmed, Swhere the faithful meet once a year to go through a ourlous ceremony in hanor of the Propheh.
Swan Hill Guardian PUBLISHED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. THURSDAY. JANUARY 22. 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. The Wheat Market. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
PUBLIHaED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENIzNS. TBURSDAY. JANUARY 22. 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. -- - The Wheat Market. In the local market to-day wheat was quoted at 3s. lid. per biushel. Cultivation Competitions. A. Finch secured first prize for'the best acre of lucerne in the Swan Hill irrigation district in the recent cultiva tion competitions under the auspices of the Water Supply Commission. J. Phillip, also of Swan. Hill, was ac corded honorary mention for the best cultivated farm over 40 acres in any district. Lake Boga Athletio Sports. The Lake Boga Athletic Club's sports meeting wil be held on Mon day. Very. good entries have been received -for the principal contests, and the handicaps appear in another column of this issue. 'A lengthy programme will be run off, and the public should have a capital outing. A concert and ball will be held at night. As the meeting is in aid of the Lake Boga mechanics' this worthy object should appeal to all sections of the community, and therefore; i...
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER I. In the Australian Bush. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
ghe t MIs$~ onk~moP By ALICE M. DIEHL, Aluthoress of "The Knave of Hearts," CHAPTER I. S In the Australian Bush. S Jim Gilbert felt a thrill of anxiety, of anticipation, as he walked his heated mare slowly among the clunt?s of gum trees, and, emerging into a brief patch of waste land, halted to gaze at the plain sloping away below. There, beyond the eucalyptus wood, lay the farmhouse .containmg his be loved Netta, the only child Qf Nathan Grey, owner of the big sheep run, where he and his friend, Charles Daunce, had cast in their lot as co squatters a year before, when tired of their last sheep-farming venture to gether. He was a comely, broad, fair Englishman, paler and somewhat less burly after a recent fall while working in the Mount Berry diggings-a fall which had rendered him unconscidus for some weekS, and which now sent him back to the farm to recruit. He 14as still dazed and weak, and his thoughts seemed to travel round and round a subject rather than to grasp ~nd deal with ...
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Coming Events. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
oOMING EVENTS AND TRADE. S Coming Events. SThe annual meelng of theo Swan H:11 Jockey Club will be held to-morow (Friday) night in Garden's hoe.el, when officers wdlbe elected for the ensu.ng year. - The Kerang Turt Club's annual race meeting will take place on Wednesday, 11th March. The Kerang firoe brigade picnic races will be held on Monday, and ?romises to be a.. great ~!uccess. bpecial excursion fares from Swan hill have been arranged for, and a train will leave Kerang for Swan Hill for the- return journey at 9.10 p.m.l The plrogramme of the Lake PJoga Racing Club s. meeting on Wednesday, 25tlii'ebruary, ::appears elsewhere. It comprises seven events, ana nomina tions for. all except the Hack Race close on Wednesday, 11th February.
MOTOR FATALITY PRIEST-DRIVER LOSES REASON [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
MOTOR FATALITY PRIEST-DRIVER LOSES REASON A fatal motor car accident occurred near Rheims. last November. A priest, the Abbe Koelen, of Rheims, was driving a powerful, closed car in which were his mother, his sister, and the'latter's three children, aged 12, 13, and 15.- The abbe was driving along the high road by the side of a canal, wvhen he mistook the lights of a barge for those of a motor car on the road. He drove towards the lights, follow ing, without knowing it, a sloping road leading to the towing-path. Suddenly the lights of his car shone on water. He put on the brakes, but it was too late to stop the car, which plunged into the canal The car floated at first. Help came from a lock near -by and from the barge. A horse was hitched to the back axle and an attempt was made to haul the car up the bank. Mean while the voice of the priest's sister could be heard from inside the closed body trying to comfort the terrified children. The priest, who had jumped from the driving seat...
WHITE HOUSE WEDDING TWO SOCIAL REFORMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
WHITE HOUSE WEDDING TWO SOCIAL REFORMERS. The thirteenth White House wedding takes place on Tdesday evening, the bride being Miss Jessie Wilson, the President's youngest daughter, and the grbom Mr Francis Sayre, a South erners, who is going to be private sec retary to the president of the Garfield Williams College, Massachusetts, his omwn Alma Mater (says the New York correspondent of the "Daily News" of November 24). The happy pair are naturally on everybody's lips to-day. The bride has endeared herself to the whole country. Like her father, she abhors pomp and fuss, and is never so happy as when she is avoiding society kettle drums and devoting herself to relgi-I ous and philanthropic ministrations. According to Mr Sayre's aunt, Miss Blanche Nevin, who is a cousin of the composer of "The Rosary," she first introduced the young couple. "I play ed the guitar, Francis the piano, and Jessie sang, while Cupid did the rest They had more zeal for schemes of social reform than for music. ...
VALEDICTORY. MR. AND MRS. BLAIKIE. Children's Presentation to Mr. Blaikie. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
VALLUDIUUITY. MR. AND MRS. BLAIKIB. Children's Presentation to MP. Blalkle. Yesterday afternoon a good numbei of the children attending the Swan Hill State school met in the senool to say farewell to Mr. Blaikie, and to present him witn a gift as a token of appreciation and esteem. Mr. C. M'Donald, president of the school committee, presided, and, on behalf of the scholars (past and present)preenreaented Mr. Blaikie with a gold-mounted walking stick. In doing so he said that the occasion gave an opportunity for the children to say good-bye to their la:e esteemed head teacher, who was being trans ferred to Camperdown. The children also wished to snow their apprecia tion to Mr. Blaikie for the valuable services he had rendo:ed them during the seven and a half years tnat h2 had been head of the school.: Evely scholar in the school had c)ntrbuted towards the gift, and also some ol the past scholars. The Rev. J. Downey supported Mr. M'Donald's remarks. Both the town and school were sorry...
VOLTURNO DISASTER CAPTAIN'S ORDEAL [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
- VOLIURNO DISASTER CAPT'AIN'S ORDlEAL "Within five minutes of the fire being reported to the captain flames reaching to a. Jeight of thirty or forty feet-were leaping. out of the. hatchway leading to :No. 1 hold." This statement, made yesterday at the Board of Trade in quiry, held at the Caxton Hall, into the disaster to the Volturno,. illustrated the extraordinary nature of the tra gedy which those in charge of the ship had to face (reports the "Daily E-: press" of November 27). This appalling suddenness in the de velopment of the fire was due in a large measure to the inflammable sia ture of the cargo, which was described by Mrl Acland, K.C., who represented the Board of Trade, as follows: ''In No. 1 hold there were stowed drums and barrels of various chemi als, and tar oil and other oils. Above that were rags. Above them peat moss, and. above-that straw-covered bottles, so that when the fire started there was material for making the astonishing blaze which resulted. "In the seco...
THE LIBERAL POLICY. COMPENSATION TO WORKERS CONTRIBUTED. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
THE LIBERAL POLICY, COMPENSATION TO WORKERS COSTRIBUTED. Now that the members of the Liberal party in the State Parliament have settled their diffecences, they Ehould be ready to frame and pass mea.ure~ which make for the h She:t good ofi the many. The triumph of Mr. Watt and the reoconstiucrion of his Ministrv mean, amongst other things, that i-.! stead of a plunge into Socialism ihC' wage earner will get certain verv solid advantages. Amongst the measures that will dO: much to improve the pos:tion of thI wage earner is one to provide for compensation to workers for injuneri occuring in the course of their emplovi$ ment. Under the old system t~e worker's chance of securing comnFeispe tion if disabled whilst at work was very doubtful; the chance of hi widow securing compensation if thN, injuries proved fatal was mare dubtu. ful. Many genelous and weahhy ear ployers acted liocrally, but some C? ployers are not genezous, and mr i employers are not wealthy. The Workers' Compensation BE...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
ASSURANGE O. LTD. ESTD. 1782, FIRE. AOOIDENT. SEMPLOYERS' LIABILITY .SD ,r81 LOSSES PAID EXCEED £85,ooo,ooo, Loases by BUSH FIRES and by LIONTHING are made good by thiu Oompany, AGENTS WANTED, VICTORIAN 461 TO 471 BOURKE ST., omFo.. MELBOURNE. DALCETY a o, LTD,.. ACEIITL KAISER'S CASTLES FOR SALE COST TOO 1,rUCH FOR; UPKEEP The Kaiser, who has completely re covered from his recent indisposition, is reported by.several of the Berlin news : papers to-day to be planning to sell a number ,of~hls castles (says the 'Berlin correspondent of the "Daily Express" of November 25). The reason for this step is that he finds their maintenance too . great a drain oi his purse. The expenses of the Imperial Court are increasing every year, apd it is impossible" for him - to obtain any further increase in his civil list, which 'was fixed at £1,000,000.in 1910. , Including shootig boxes, the Kaiser iowns 'about sixty residences in Ger many, and, despite the strenuous life he leads, he only manages to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE Every Lady and Gentle man in and around this district should not miss the Greatest & Biggest Summer Clearance Sale-. Now in progress at Ji _rW. SILK'S RED HOUSE ! NEXT POST OFFICE, SWAN HILL. WHERE EVERYTHING IS BEST BY ACTUAL TEST. -0 Cases of Embroideries and Costumes. Men's Ideal Hats, Ties, Boots and Shoes. The Latest in Shirting. The Proved Underwear for Men;. - AN INSPECTION WILL DO NO HARM. . __ L - -- ? . __ __ J. MACPHERSON, Motor and General Engineering Works, M'CALLUM.STREET, SWAN HILL (Opposite Shire Hall). FORD CARS. Motor Repairs a Speciality. Brazing a Speciality. Bearing Metal. Best Quality of Steel Phosphor Bronze. Local Agent for Dunlop Motor Tyres and Accessories, Lubricating Oils and Greases Centrifugal Pumps, Mayer's Grain Cleaner and Grader, Welch-Perrin Wolsely Shearing Machines. Pratt's and Shell Naptha and Benzine always on hand. -0 JMACPHERSON wishes to draw the atte tion to Motorists and all con Scered in and around the surrou...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
-j Bartram and Son PTY. LTD., - npot nk 'Crte-street, swan Hill, .(Close Station). izad bffice a: 86s.88 Bourke-st.; Melb, J. R. HANNAGAN, RESIDENT AGENT, CAMPBELL-ST. ?emping and Dairy Machinery Engineers, Bartr-m's Pnmps. Steam Engines, Felih Egines, Bartram Engines and: Fielding sa~Platt's Suction Gas Oil and. Engine. ..ote.-Our R sident Enginerr, Mr. Fred. Knight, will attend to erection and r*'i. ning of plants N7 rr-d 0o de'sy i` gettiug at exporý;, 'frm Rellbor.ne. ig.ents for .lf Lvat Seprvatoore _L.K Q Milfetrg M..chi~ns "AM ESv H:ERS.U IV GENERAL Commission Agent, PIANGIL, WISHES to draw th attention of . Farmers and all coacerned in and ;,vund Piangil, Tooleybuc, Nyah, Yarra. by and surrounding districts that he has r.a established a General Commissioi jgency Business at Piangil Finger Post. He feels confident, being an Expert with armingand General Machinery for seven jars, to supply Machinery equal to any 'i~tained throughout the Commonwealth. All parts of T. Robinson a...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
IN MEMORIAM. HIRD.-In loving memory of my dear husband, Thomas, who died at Swan -on 23rd January, 1913. Farewell my dearost husband, Sweet thoughts ot you I keep; Although one year has paped away, . My rlie is just as deep. Though your loving voloe is silent, And your true heart ceaed to beat; How I miss your well loved lo tetops; And your face 1 ned to greet. Not dead to those who loved you dear, lot lost. but gone uefore; You live with us in memory still, And will for ever more. His cheerful smile and willing ways Are ph asa t to recall; He bad a friendly word for each, And died beloved by all -Inserted by his loving wife, Kate.
Church Services. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
Church Services. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Church of England services will be held on Sunday next as follows : Swan Hill, 11 and 7.30; Bulga, 3: The Vicar. Wood Wood, 3; Nyah, 7.30: The Reader. Tyntynder Central, 8, Mr. W. Moore. PRESBYTERIAN. Presbyterian Church services will be held on Sunday next as follows: -Swan Hill, 11 and 7.30; Lake Boga, 3: Rev. J. Downey, M.A. Yarraby, 11; Nyah, 3; Tyntynder South, 8: Mr. A. H. Stewart. METHODIST. Methodist Church services will be held on Sunday next as follows: Swan Hill, 11 and 7.30; Goachen, 3: Rev. F. Flentje. Fish Point, 3, Mr. U. Oastles. Mystic Park, 11; Yassam, 3; Lake Boga, 7.30: Mr. Pryor. Kunat. 3, Mr. Williams. Pental Islanid; 3, Mr. P. Castles. Wakool Junction, 11; Wood Wood, 3; Nyah, 7.30: Mr. Dykes. Wakool Bridge, 7.30, Mr. Dunstone. CHURCH OF CHRIST. Christ Church services will be held on Sunday next as follows:-Swan Hill, 11, 3 and 7.30: Mr. S. Mudge. SALVATION ARMY. Meetings will be held on Sunday next as follows:-11, holiness; ...
PARSONS AND HUNTING VIEW OF ARCHBISHOP OF YORK. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
PARSONS AND iUNTINO VIEW OF ARCHBISHOP OF YORK. In dedicating on Sunday at M.or Monkton Church a memorial window to the late Rev. Charles Slingsby, who was killed while hunting, the Arch bishop of Tork defended the associa tion between hunting and the life of the professing Christian (says the "Daily News" of November 18). He would be a very bold man, naid the Archbishop, who would argue that hunting was so cruel that it was abso lutely wrong. "It is very difficult to express an opinion," said Mr James Buckland. when seen on the subject by a "Dailp News" representative. "The advocates of the sport argue that it brings a great deal of money into the country, and, again, the existence of the fox depends largely upon it. It is a question whe ther it is better that the fox should be shot by the farmers on sight or bred for hunting purposes."' If hunting were to cease, in a few years the fox would be exterminated. Mr Buckland said he was acquainted with a charming clergyman who hunted wi...
DRY FARMING. BIG CROPS ON SMALL RAINFALL [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
S DRY FARMINC, BIO OROPB ON dMALL RAINthFALL One of t he observers of the Com monwealth Meteormlogical Service, wl:o is farming on a large scale at Tralee, Snear Parkes, New South Wales, in sending his annual return of the rnfal, makos some very interest ing comments on the relation between this and the crop returns realised admirable and comforting manner the by him. e His experiencel confirms in a most thcory-now largely translated into practice--that by pro?er and careful tillage of the soil for the previous 10 or 12 months before seeding· g sufficient moisture may be retained in the subs6il :to provide -storage uipodi which :the wheat: plant may draw and tthirivo even' in. winters Eo tdry as t make failure certain unde: I the older.t methods of: cultivation. By the end of June, at Tralee, some S3000 acres- were seeded& Although from- this' time till the crop was Sharvested -at the end of November o. nly .2) inches of rain fell upon it, an .average yield of 14 bushels per...
MOTHER'S STRUGGLE WORN OUT WITH POVERTY. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
MOTHER'S STRUfifiLE WORN OUT WITH POVERTY. Evidence of a mother's long struggle against poverty was given at the In quest on Saturday on Fanny Donald, aged 70, a laundry worker, of 63 Here ford road. Dalston (reports the "Daily Jail" of-December 6). Annie Donald, daughter, said that since her father died 40 years ago it had been one long struggle for her mo ther to keep body and soul together. The witness's brother was ill in ba?d for 18 months until he died recently. His death preyed on her mother's mind, and she used to. lie in bed and do no thing but cry. Asked what her mother complained of, the daughter replied, "Her poor old back, which had been worn out with hard work." The witness became hys terical, calling upon Heaven not to leave her to fight the battle of life alone, and had to be carried out of the court. The Jury returned a verdict of death from heart failure.
RICHARD & CO.'S DISPLAY. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
__ SRICHARI & CO.'S DISPLAY. ·t ..t ·· - There can be onh one opinioni of the new display? by the famous a Ballarat" firm, Richards and Co., | namely,--'"The' best yef.'" It seems | hard 'to surpass the many, excellent O exhibitiois made in the past, buit'the - graphic-: art; is clearly shown. For Ssubtle - adv'ancement in the photo instance; the '~etltl'shades are "'dis ' played in colors Wiich :lond' a realistic - effect, which imljels the Etieholder to S]doubt' whether tney are really pro |'duced by- th?" camera in the ordinary t examples ar" two largs head studies Smanuer. Perhaps the most striking t of' young' ladies. One isa Rem brandt "effect, with beautiful luminos Sity'in the shadowa, a scarlet feather " 'which is depending from the hair striking,- a novel note in portrait -a large' full "face~ portrait, entitled S|compositionm: Tne other: example is S"The . COial Necklade."" The expres sion is modt lifelike and:impre~eive. The' displairiaf 'phoos would' be in compl...
"MANCHESTER MARTYRS" ANNIVERSARY [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 22 January 1914
" ML\NCIESTEIR 3I.RTYRIS " ANNI VERSARY The annual procession, which passed through the streets of Dublin on Sun day, November 24, to the Manchester Martyrs' cenotaph in the Glasnovin Cemetery, was the largest of its kind seen in the city for some years. The Old Guard Union and the Wolfo Tone Memorlal Association had combined to organise the gathering, with the result that about 15.000 people took part in the plilgrimage. Wreaths were placed on the memorials erected to the memory of Allen, Larkin, and O'Brien.