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LIFEBOATS IN SUIT-CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 25 June 1914
LIFEBOATS -IN SUIT-CASES. "Carry your own lifeboat" is the motto of an Italian inventor, Mr. G. Piperno, who has what is probably the most ambitious marine life-saving ap pliance on record. When not- in use the apparatus is packed into what looks like a .man's suit-case, measuring 24in. by 16in.: by 8in., and weighing 201b. Whe'l disas ter is imminent, the passenger blngs the suit-case on deck, breaks -the seal, and the apparatus opens out and be comes a" small boat. If it is necessary to abandon the ship the passenger steps into his pri vate. boat, closes the outer cover, and launches his craft by hurling himself overboard. Then, according to Mr. Piperno, the apliaratus rights itself in the water, the fop cover Ni thrown open, and the occupant finds himnielf sitting in anh -absolutely unsinkable ship. - - . -
MUSIC HALL ARTIST'S WINDFALL [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 25 June 1914
MUSIC HALL ARTIST'S WINDFALL Miss Kathryn Harris, a music-hall artiste, has just had a stroke of luck. She says that eighteen. years ago, when she was "working in drama" in the mining districts "out West" in the States, she was a great favorite with the miners in those rough set tlements.- . They gave her many presents, .such as shares in their mines,.which, of course, were usually hardly worth the paper upon which they were written. However, Miss Harris, .instead- of plastering the walls with. them, 'kept them in an old tin trunk, and a few weeks ago, while in Paris, she 'heard from. some gentlemen, who were in terested in mining matters, .that the exact value of -her old shares was £10,000. The lawyers are now- busily engaged in establishing her: ownership,_. and' shortly she. expects a nice fat sum for the shares.
THE POOR RICH HORSE AND THE RICH POOR HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 25 June 1914
THE POOR -RICH HORSE AND ::THE RICH POOR HORSE.. The poor rich horse,. driven" by a tall coachman with high hat and white gloves, looked very gay as he .pranc-. ed from the door of an elegant establishment on the avenue. The breast of the noble creature was covered with foam, and he tossed his I head up and down, and back and forth, and pawed the air with his fore feet. So .high were his eyes-almost look ing toward the sky-that he scarcely seemed able to see a fat old dray horse that stood near, regarding him with a sort of sleepy wonder, and con sidering him ,as belonging to another, "set' than.hissentirely. The old horse, did not siippose .t would: be any good to' pass the time of day with'his neigh: bor, as the rich horse undoubtedly re garded himself- as far too grand, to cominmunicate=-with such a humble per-. sonage; so he: changed the .bit around in his mouth, and' was just about to drop into .a gentle doze, when a:sound of distress from the rich horse caused his plain neighb...
RATES OF POSTAGE. Commonwealth [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
RATES OF POSTAGE. -Commonwealth iLetters.--For every- haf ounce, or fraction thereof, ld. Letter ards.Single each, id. Letter Cards.-Reply, each half, ld. Postcerds.-Sin~g~l d.. *Postcards.-RBeply, each half, Id. Printed Paers~ as prescribed, per 2 oz o part of 2 oz., j4. iBooks (printed outside Australia), 4 oz.or part of4 oz., d. Books '(printed in Australia), 8 oz. or part of8 -oz., id. Magazines, that is to say (a), Maga zines, Reviews, Seiials, and other suni lar publications printed and published in Australia in numbers at intervals not exceeding three months, per 8 oz, or part of 8 oz., 4d. (b) Magazines, Reviews, Serials, and other similar publications (includ ing Newspapers) printed and puiblished outside Australia in numbers at inter vals not exceeding three months, per 4 oz. or part of 4 oz., id. "Hansard," that is reports of Par liamentary debates printed and pub lishcd by the authority of the Conmmon wealth or State, per 12 oz. or partlof 12 oz., jd.' Commercial Papers,...
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
- 1 POSTAL.ARRANCEMENT4S. SMails are received and despatched at the ~ Swan Hill Post Offi~e as follows: MAILS CLOSE For Melbourno, Bendigo, Mitiamo, Pyramid Hill, Kerang, Mystic Park, and Lake Boga daily at 11.25 a.m. For Burra, Broomhead's, Lockhart's, O'Bree's, Youngiera, Euston, Narrung, Bumbang and Mildura on Tuesdays and Fridays at 5.45 p.m. Tor Tyntynder South, TyntynderSta tion, T.ntynder West, Bruce's, Nyah, Wood Wood and Piangil on bunaiys at 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at 5.45 p.m. *For Goschen, Lalbert Road, Mumble Plains and Lalbert on Mondays, Wed nesdays and Fridays at 8.45 a.m. For Bulga, M'Naughton's, Algie's, Standen's and M'Lean's on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 p.m. For Mallan, .Cunniny?euk, Jeffrey's and Moulamein on Tuesdays and:Fri days"at 7 amin. For Albrecht's, Nesbitt's, Liewah, Neild's, Yanga, Stony Crossing, Hos burgh's Holmes', Wakool, Stenning's, Condoulpe, Finlay's, Spinks', M'Clel land's, O'Riley's, Cannally and Bal ranald on Mondays, .Tednes...
THE LATEST HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
THE LATEST HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA. "Farmers are obliged to feed the sw:agman, because otherwise lie iould" die of starvation, and then other swag men would 'ifot come, and when the farmer wanted labor he wouldl have to send. down to the :towns for it: t't, great' expense and ith -great -delay." This is not .a 'cluld's essay, b'ut a. paragraph from 'SRound the. World in a Motor \Oau" a book writton by T. J. Mann. 'Describiiing IToowoomba, tho same cheerful -idiot says : : "Toowoom b'ia is situated on a hill dominating the plains :'id i roli :tlie. tp of t o his liii, wihich' 'h hs just been purchasedc and made intd a public park,. the road can be seen wiindng up from the val ioy below. 1Third was a fort 'oldn the Darling. Downs in the early days, wlhbn tli aborigines -used to , be very troublccisoi iii ithis phit of the' coun try. .The visitor is taken to a spot'at the .tp of a cliff, ihere- histoiry' re lates .that th-e osoldiersi having notiing to do 'potted' thlib boriginesl *itil t...
NOXIOUS WEEDS. GOVERNMENT'S RESPONSIBILITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
NOXIOuS EED)SS GOVERNMENT'S RESPONSIBITLI TIES. Asking that the responsibility or keepinrg water reserves and C'6rown lands free from noxious weeds betliiken off the:shoulders of' shire coniicils, and -unildertakxit by the Goimvbnent and Water Commission, a dcputation, reprelsenting Ktlio'hire councils inf the :north-western irrigation aretis- of the "State, bai Wcdiesda3 waited on Mr. Hutchinson, MLA, Muiister of' Lands' and ,Witezi Supply CIt irtws ioted. out7 that thistles .nd other vnoxious iveeds spiung up on Crovin lands iand vi ateri reserves, and that the councils concerned found it a dificult mattker, from a finainial standpioinit),¶ to. cope with the nuisance. Adjoiuing land liolders suffeed ais B ricSult anid the watetr intlie irrigation chainnels carried the seeds many miles and deposjted them on:low lyiug fliats wlheien a over flovi occued. It was urged that the Government look aftei it£ olin reervces, and that the Wa ter Comimis sioni do likewise. The shie raites did n...
CORRESPONDENCE. EUROPE CRIES VIVE L'ARMEE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GUARDIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. -4"---. EUROPEP ORIESB VIVE L'ARMEIE. eTO T1 EDITOR oF THE GUARDIAN. Sir,--The French crisis informs the world the way in which li:the wind is blowing "Do n"D with the Trieniiium has risen the opposing clryo' o:"Vivec l'armee.. The .Fench. budget for the. prchnt year·l has hot bcoun voted..-The; exchequer -is nCarl empty. Themre is ,s deficit of i£24,100, io,000 and not hiling has :been done to -provido ifor the £,0038,000000 ' equiiired' 'for the ".ceeit inerease in 'the army.. The army any whei-e cannot live'witliiut~ibney. -A large supply is needed to keep' the Fi'ench' arny up to the pace of the twentieth century. The crisis in France is,only an indication of thel crisis every whore, for if all..tlt taist hidde' iwrsre@ revealed France would niot be ?gli? -ly nation in trouble. "Vive;l 'armee' is anm'' expensive cry. The army every whiero lives at the vast expense 'of.! theli nation, and under this assertion the ihunonwealt-h- is not excluded. The co?dUnlsory: tr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
Swan Hill Timber Yard. ae(laDR MI$ OND and SNELL). THE BUSINESS IS NOW BEING CARRIED ON BY RALPH M. DRUMMOND, SOLE PROPRIETOR, IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. R.M.D. trusts to merit the same patronage as shown to the firm in the past. TIMBER I TIM.lBER! of all Desopiptions Stooked. IRONMONGERY, WIRE NETTING,; -ARB & PLAIN WIRE. "Iuildfing Taid AacOntracting. Plumr ngo-g. - GALVANIZED CORRUGATED IRON. - - -0- Taios 4e~ UJndertaker. FUNERALS CONDUOTE1 IlN IY P'RT OF THE DISTRIOT. I.X.L COOKING STOYE. ALSTON'S WINDMILLS. Agent for New Zealand Insuranee Company, Norwich Union Fire Insurance Co *--- CanEl and- Inspct. NOTE THE ADDRESS:. . .--RAQ -.I o-. .l acl M?Crae . Street, . Swan. Hill. igi elook ad Ca~e, S OPPOSITE POST OFFICE, PALL MALL, BENDIGO. E And at OASTLEMAINE. -0--o-- - - TELEPHONES -P BENDIGO-648 and 64.4 eASTLEMAINE--110. ." -'-. Tailors, Mercers, Hatters, and Leading Bootmen. -0 SELF.MEASUREMENT FORMS AND AN ABUND ALNCE OF SAMPLES SENT ON APPLICATION. CARRIAGE PAID on all P...
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE Coming Events. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
COMING EVENTS AND TRIADB Comnig Events. A concert and dance will be held in the Tyntynder Southl school on Fri day evening next. T meetingta of the conunittee of the Toolcybue· hll will be held in the hall on 11ednosday oftrnuoou, A social will be held in ihe new elhotl, Tvntvnder douth, on W\ednus dlay night, 6'tl inst.. in aid of the piano fund. Thie Ame.ricat tea and dance, which was to have been held at Toolevbuc on Thturday, by the Ivniue b-ancdh of the A.1V.\.L.L has been postponed to a futute dtte cling to sickness in a the ditriet.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
Good health i more than.guold, Worth more than place, Not to be soId, And yet it may b- bought, No truth is tr.er, - SAll may obtain WqodsV' FeperinXt Cure. STHE M'LARTY FUND. SUBSCRIPTIONS RECEIVED. Previously acknowledged ... £16 16 0 IGoion Stewart ... ... 1 0 0 - £17416.0 Swan Hill District Hospital. W ANTED COOK for the - above Hospital. Wages,: £1 per week. Applicants apply to the Matron . . T TANTED.-Laundry Houisemaid for the Cuninyeuk Station. Wages, 25s per week. Apply. ,Mrs. Mackenzie, Cumuyeuk; Swan Bill, Telephone 7, Mallan. A?GENT Wanted for Swan Hill 'and SDistrict for the cheapest and best Harrowv made. Apply to HuglhMurray and Son, Harrow Specialists; Buhn' Buln. ABBIT TRAPPING.-Two Men with - Turnout want work in good country. Apply this oflice. OR SALE--HORSEWORKS, in good • order, only two years in use in Nyah district; owner has bought a motor en gine. Price and particulars'apply James M'Pherson, Commission Agent, Piangil. IMPOUNDED in the Nyah Pound by .K. H. M...
AUCTION SALES. Edward Trenchard and co [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
AT 1OTION SALES. Edw?ard Teonohard and Co, T'hursday, 9th July-Swan Hill fort nightly stock sale. D, J. Connoll and Co., Saturday, 4th July-Auction sale at the mart of poultry, fruit, furniture, &c. Thursday, 2nd July-MonthBly pig osale. Saturday, 4th July-O?n account of owner, at the mart, sale of phonougraph and recorde. Saturday, 18th July--Un account of Mr. S. Morgan. at the auction mart, Swan Hill, sale of store, blacksmith's shop, dwelling, &c., at Wood Wood. Saturday, 18th July-On account of Mir. A. M'Tarish, son., at the auction mart, sale of two acres of laud, close to Swan Hill. Thursday, 23rd July-On account of Mrs. J. R.'msay, on the premises, 8eve ridge-street, sale of house and land; also household furniture and effects. Thomas IMoIrow and Co. stluesdav. t h June -- Fortnightly1 stock sale~at Ul~iina. ' . ..4
GOLF. SATURDAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
GOLF. gATURDAY'S Y4ATCHEIS. On Wednesday and Saturday last the golf cliib held the sec6nd bf a series ~:of ladies' apd gents' "masthes for cuib trophies with the follqwiwg resiltt s Miss Amiet, 67-20-- 7; Miss Staley, 64-16-48; Miss L. Connell, 66-16- 50; Miss Kinnear, 51i--scr.--51; Miss Johnson, 58-6-52 ; MIiss D. Patterson, 67-12-ia; Mrs. Chisholm, 75-20-05; Mrs. Drummond, 74-18-56; Miss Wilkins, 76-18--58; Miss Barwick, 78 -28-58; Miss J. Connell, 6-4-18-66; Mrs. Plants 69-2-67 Mi s Grahinn, 76-8--68. Dr. Plante, 93--12-81; T. M. Bowe, 190-24--85s ; W. H. Brownlow, 96-8- 90~; R, C. Evans, 105-1-9?-0 ; J. MZ. Skeno, 102-12-90; J. Wright 130-30 100; E. Peiper, 131-'30-101; P. Hardy, 127--26-101; A. Rowe, 102-scr-10 2; E. White, 122-20-102; F. M'Kay, 127--24--103; J. R1. Moore, 147-30 117. Mixod Founaomo. A mixed foursome (9 holes) will be ,aolaed on the local links on Werdnes. dja. Entries must be in the hands or xhe secrettry to-morrow morning.
AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. MEETING OF COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
ACGIGULTURAL SOCIETY. MIETING OF COMMITTEE. 'A meeting of tile committee of managenment of the Swan Hill District A'griculturl and Pastoral Sobietyv was hed in the council chamber on Thurs day night, and was presided over by MLr. F. Hmrvey, one of the vice-presl dents. There was a good attendance. CorIrepondenooe. 'rom the Kerang society, stating that the Kerang shoW would be held on Wednesday, 7th October.--Rleceived. From Agricultural department, stat ing that the Government subsidy £14 12s 6d, was available.-Received. Little Murray Soheme. Mr. Le Lievre thanked the memlers for the vote of thanks passed to him at the previous meeting for his ser vices during his term of oilice as p~rsi dent. He tdook tho opportunity, while s..eaking, to bring forward tile Little Murray scheme mentioned in the i"uardian" in a letter by Mr. Rees. Ho (Mx. Le Lievre) pointed out that the scheme embraced the construction of a shutter weir in the Little Murray River, which would give a good gravi tation...
FATAL ACCIDENT. OTTO CARTUN. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
FATAL AGCCIDENT. OTTO CARTUN. Our Nyah correspondent writes :-A very sad accident occurred here on Thurs day last. A new arrival in the country, Mr. Otto Cartiin, and his brother-in-law, Mr. Gee. Geilhard, were thrown from a vehicle with a load of mallee roots. One of the roots pierced Mr. Cartiin's thigh, causing a severe wound and injuring the femoral artery. - The patient was attended to by Dr. Legge, and was removed to the Swan: Hill hospital, but died on Friday. Th.h is-indeed a sad case. as deceased's wifecannot speak English. : Our Yarraby correspondent writes:- A serious accident happened to Mr. Geo. Geilhard on Thursday morning whilst carting in a loadof stumps with his waggon and four horses. When nearing the house the homrses took fright at some young horses, and made off. One of the stumps knocked Mr. Geilhard's hat over his eyes, and he could not see where the team was going. The frightened animals careered over the bank of the dam and across the channel, when one of th...
MARRIAGE. CHISHOLM—KINDRED. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
MARRIAGE. S CHISHOLM-KINDRED. "Alston," Landsborough, - the reci dence of Mr, Kindred, was the scene day morning (says the "Warracknabeai of a very -pretty wedding on Wednes Post" of ~the 23rd inst.). the contract ing parties being Jolhn Henry Duncan, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. John Chis holm of Swa Hill, and Lilian, second daughter of thle late John and Mrs. Kindred, of Latnidsborough. The bride was given away by her brother (Mr. Henry. Kindred, and she was-attended by ~her sister (Mis Winnie Kindred). T1he bride was ecomingly attired in i dress of cream erepe-de-chin, trimmedn with ':handsome silk lace. She also wore a long tulle 'veil, caught in place by a wreath of orange bossom, and carried a lovely bouquet of roses and fern, and also wore the bridegroom'? favor (a beautiful amethyst necklace). The bridesmaid wore a pretty dress of white silk. ?hr. Fred Oppenlander acted as bes~t man. The tliciatingt clergymanl wais the Rev. IEsperson, of St. John's Church, Landsoi:ourgh. Many ...
YARRABY. Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
:YARRABY. II TROM OUR COREPSPONDENT. Pewsonal. Our old friend Mr. Jas. Donnan is on a visit to his numerous friends in the district. The genial James is look ing well, and we are all pleased to see him. Mr. and Mrs. Heath, fronm Melbourne, are on a visit to Mr. H. Stafford. Mr. Cameron, who was on.a visit to Mr. G. Pearse, has returned home. The Season's Outlook. Most of the farmers are almost comi pleted cropping operations, and the area in most cases 'is considerably, larger than last year. Owing to the ontinued dry spell, the germinaitioni is bad, and the crops are coming up very patchy. Grass is very searce, ind is gradually withernig away with the heavy frosts. All the farmers are aaxiously looking for rain. -A g odc :lownpour at the present time would e of incalculable value to both c~ops and feed. The RapIway. Good. progress 'is being made with the earthworks through the Nyat settle mient, and they will soon be completed. Et is tobe Ihoped there will be no Iclay in getting sl...
Newspaper Subscriptions [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
Newspaper Subscriptions iThe following is the law relating to new·spapers: 1. Persons who take delivery of and reau a newspaper, although they do not authorise newspaper proprietors to forward same, are liable for payment. (Persons who have. newspapers 1posted to them when not ordered, should re ftuse to carry same away from the post ofthee, othevrwise they become liable for the amount of subscription). 2. Subscribers who do not give ex press notice to the contrary are con sidexrea as intending to renew their e subeription. 3. Ip subscribers order the discon tinuance of their newspaper, the pub lisher may continue to send it until all arrears are paid. 4. It subseiibers neglect or refuse to take their papers from the post otfice to which they are directed, they are responsible until they have settled their bifs and ordered their papers to be dis continuod. & Ifl subscribers~flmove other places without informing the publisher, and te spaper -are ?es?nt to the former addrs ,au...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 June 1914
8ARTRAM AGENCY, 1ACIItE STREET, SWAN HILL (Close Railway Station). • , ut ?.rt, and Representa utl. KNgT hIGHT, attends to iietsneeds in Dairying and Irriga tion 0schinory. S191i4 MODEL ALFA-LAVAL SATOR. &and Felix Engines for Driving clo~ ;,Shearing Machines, Chaffcut Swenchs &?. r.ator Duplicates and Oils stocked at J Bartram and Son = I'. LTD," 58i6588 BourkeSt, Mielbourne. AM IEs M'PHERSON[ GENERAIL CoIumission Agent, PIANG ?L , ¶ISEIES to draw o attention of Farmers and all concerued in and and Piangil, Tooleybuc, Nyah, Yarra b and s?urounding districts that he has e- established a General Commuission gncv Buine?? at Piangil Finger Post. Helsee confident, being an Expert with yannmingandGeneral MLachinery for seven eras, to0ipply Machinery equal to any chained throughout the Conmmnonwealth. Al parts of T. Robinson and Co's. ohine~ry kept in stock. AGEST FOIR SRot~inson and Co., Spotswood. Wi?der and Co.'s Manure. orlsire Insurance Co. WTIker and Real's Gigs and ...