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If You See [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
If You See— ( Father wearing a purple necktie with . pink dots and yellow stripes (on the ; tie, not on father), you may wager | your hat that father doesn't want to hurt mother's feelings. Your neighbor put all the windows r up and volumes of smoke pour out, ' it is a sign he had the nerve to smoke • one of his holiday cigars in the house.
STRANGE COINCIDENCES Scientific and Literary Parallels. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
STRANGE .COINCIDENCES Scientific and Literary Parallels. In the lives of most of us coinncl dence has played a part. Probably, nine out of every ten people can re call events and dates which, co-incid ing with one another, are a source ol" wonderment. There are some coinci dences, however, which are of such a character as to call for more than, casual comment. In the November issue of the "Strand Magazine," for instance, there is a photograph illustrating- a phen omenon only visible in the tropics— that of sunshine at noon when no sha dow is thrown by objects exposed to the sun's rays, the explanation being, that the ship upon which the photo graph was taken was at the moment in the exact nadir of the sun's zenith. The penonienon was observed and re corded by Mr. W. B. Gibbs in latitude 15 deg. South, in February of last year, and it is a singular* coincidence that> precisely the same phenomenon was witnessed in 1881 or 1882 by Cap tain W. IvI. Gibbs, of Cardiff, at about the sam...
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
COURSING. On Wednesday next, 6th May, the Nhill and District Coursing Club opon the season, whon it is proposod to run a 16 aU-agcd dog Btake at LI Is. The first dog will recoivc 60 per cent 0f tho stake, the second 20 per cent, and the third and fourth 5 per cent oacli. Seve ral members of the club have inspected paddocks at Woorak, and report an afcundanco of hares, therefore a good day'B sport is assured. The secretary , has received several entries for the ] above, but would remind owners of doga> especially thoso residing in the country, j to waste no time in sending along their , noms, which close on Tuesday evening next, 5th May, at 8.30. See prograiniuo for full particulars.
The Lesser Evil. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
The Lesser Evil. Briggs: You must have a lot of trouble keeping your wife dressed up in the height of style. Griggs: Yes, but it's nothing to the trouble I'd have if I didn't. Only those who think of nothing have need of distraction. We may all le born enual. but don't try to force that theory on the mother of a first baby.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
WELSBACH THE WORLD'S best FOR country lighting. Air Gas Machines. The Welsbacb Air Gas Ma chine Is so sim pie that a child can work if with impunity, Suitable for Lighting, Heat ing and Cook ing. We guar antee satisfac tion with all our Machines, and to prove this we will put a machine in for one month free of charge, and if, not suit* i able, will remove- same free of all cost to you. Write for Catalogue. | WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, iso rJONnr)AiJ'K st„ wTCr/BonpNK
GENERAL CARE AND FEEDING. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
GENERAL CARE AND FEEDING. No branch of dairy farming is more ] important than the feeding and treat ment of cows; yet none is more gen erally neglected. The direct influence of what the cow eats and driuks upon the milk she produces cannot be too strongly impressed upon the attention of the farmer.. Of equal importance are the conditions under which food and drink are taken. If cows are I chased by dogs or over-driven, or wor ried by boys on their way to pasture, their milk will surely show the effects in a deterioration of quality. If their shelter in winter or shade in summer is insufficient, or the food is not suf ficiently nutritive, the penalty will in variably be paid in a smaller milk yield. These restrictions are inevi table. One of the greatest mistakes far mers make is in supposing that they may with impunity keep their cows on "short commons" during the win ter and that they will fatten-up in the spring, and milk as well as ever. A cow reduced to meagreness by semi starva...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
PERSONAL 1 - ■ ■ - "i ' f y n Mr F. Barwick, postmaster at Kal goorlie, W.A., and late of Nhill, is to be united in the holy bonds of matrimony to Miss Lamb, second daughter of Mrs Lamb, of Perth, on Saturday, 16 th May. Miss Lamb has until recently held an important position as nurso at the Kalgoorlie hospital. Tho will of the lato Mr John Darling ) will not bo lodged for probate for several wcoks. It is stated that tho South Australian Treasury will receivo one of tho bost windfalls in death dues in its history. The value of the estate is understood to bo botweon i£75O,OO0 and jei.ooo.ooo. Tho marriage of Miss Hilda Hentherington, second daughter of Mr Robert Hothorington, of Mount Gambier, and Mr. W. Burns, formerly of Minyip, was celebrated at tho residence of the bride's paronts on Wednesday last by tho Rev. E. H. Kontish.
WARTS ON TEATS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
WARTS ON TEATS. Many people fail to get rid of warts because they think it can only be done with great difficulty, or by tearing the wart bodily away, but this is not the case. When cows are milked twice a day it does not seem to afford much opportunity to get rid of warts. To use any substance of a poisonous nature for the wart is dangerous in many ways. When the teats are chapped only, some kind of soothing ointment should be applied, and for this pur pose carbolised vaseline, and other preparations may be procured from the chemist. This will heal the teat up in a short time, and allow the milk ing to be carried on without any dis comfiture to the cow. \ In the case of warts, when small they can generally be got rid of by touching them with caustic soda. An other simple remedy, and one which in many cases has been found to be successful; rub the wart with vinegar, then-while it is still wet dust it with dry carbonate of soda. If this is done after each milking, the warts will grad...
COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. Before Mr Ed. Harrison, P.M. ILLEGALLY ON HOTEL PREMISES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS Before Mr Ed. Harrison, P.M. ILLEGALLY ON HOTEL PRE MISES. Urown v. Uharies AnscU and Josopli Cox. That on tho 5th April acoused were found on tho premises known as tho Albion hotel, at Woorak, at a time when such premises should not bo open for the sale of liquor to the public, con trary to tho Act. Sub-Inspector Rtfey prosccufced. De fendants pleaded guilty. Senior-Constable Drew, sworn, said ho visited tho Woorak hotel on tho 5th inst, and at 3.5 p.m. in tho afternoon, found tho two accused on tho premises in question. Each defendant was fined 2s 6d with 6s costs, in default distress. Tho fines wero paid. Crown v. George Pannowitz. That ac cused was found on tho premises known as tho Commercial hotel, Diapur, at a timo when such premises Bhould not be open for tho sale of liquor to tho public contrary to tho Act. No appearanco of defendant. Fined 2s Gd with 6a costs, in dofault distress. Tho fine was paid. Crown v, Gottlieb Potscholl. Charged with having t...
Insufferable. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
Insufferable. "So you broke your engagement with him?" "Yes " "What for?" "He's a conceited thing. I simply couldn't stand him." "I never heard him brag. What makes you think him conceited?" "All the time we were engaged he never' once told me that he was un worthy of my love."
SPORTING. FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
SPORTING. FOOTBALL. I (Bv M Obsorvfir'M A scratch matcli was played on the recreation reserve on Wednesday between teams selected on the ground representing the senior club and the Warriors. Players, although on the " green" side, showed good form generally. No " stars " came to light, but Powell, the acting captain of the Warriors, was the best of the new men, while the other Warriors who shaped well were Fritsch brothers, Madden, McMartin, Patorson, Roper, and Shone brothers. For the seniors young A.lick Morris was quick aud clean, while Christiansen, Schultz, J. Meagher, and Hudspeth were about the best of the rest. Of course, tactical errors and crowding on the ball was observed but, for the first run, players as a whole did very well. The iinal result was—Warriors, 10.17; Nhill Seniors, 5.4. A. proposition has been made that a competition be arranged between a team representing Diapur, and the Kaniva and Nhill seniors —Diapur radius to embraca Lawloit, Boyeo, and part of Yanac,...
It Reminds 'Em. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
It Reminds 'Em. A great man once said to a friend: "I think I'll write my recollections." i "Very good," said the friend, "but let me caution you not to recollect anything about celebrities that are ' living." i "Why, what's the danger, anyway?" "The danger," replied the other, "is that is soon as you begin to recollect things about living celebrities they will begin to recollect things about you."
LAWLOIT WATER TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
LAWLOIT WATER TRUST. ■ "i ■ *p 11 iMB 'ii 'i n » Tho following commissioners wore present at the usual monthly meeting of tho abovo Trust : Corns Arthur (chair man), Bond , M'Crackon, Webb, Lowe, Sherriff, Coutts, Arthur, Honstridgo, and tho engineer, Mr W. Arthur K-jliy, C.E. Correspondence. From Mrs Zerbst, Miram, applying to bo allowed to put a i-inch pipe from Miram tank to her yard,—Com Vivian moved that no objection bo offered Work to be executed undor the super vision aDd approval of tho engineer. From E. C, Davies, Nhill, stating ho would give L3 per ton for old iron de livered in his yard.—Com Bond moved that the matter of disposing of tho old iron belonging to tho Trust bo left with tho caretaker, secretary and himsolf; carried. From W. Merrett, Lawloit, eancolliuR his agreement re allowing tho rate payers tho use of his well for 10 yeare, but agreed to allow them fivo years' uso of same with right of renowal.—Ac cepted. Tenders. On tho motion of Corns Webb and M'Cracken, ...
VICTORIA PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
VICTORIA PICTURES. xne pictures screened at tlie juowan Hall by the Victoria Picture Com pany are becoming even more popular as the weeks go by. Owing to the Flower Guild's exhibition to-night, the company showed last night to a large audienco. Two star productions —"The Convict's Story," and the great spectacular war drama, "Rorke'a Drift'' wero of unusual interest. On Friday evening next, 8th May, the programme will include singing and talking pictures. As this is the first occasion on which a programme of this description has been shown in Nhill, no doubt! there'fwill be a large attendance.
PRICE OF WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
PRICE OP WHEAT. Oar Melbourne correspondent wirod yesterday to the effect that the Lon«« don wheat market is very quiet owing to the favorable reports from America and larger offers from the eastern States. For ordinary delivery tho quotation is 3s 9%d to 3s lOd, while wheat was sold at auction to-day at prices rauging from 3s 7id to 3s 9i»d. The price of wheat at tho NhiU mills yesterday was 3s 4;ld, oats Is 6d.
WORKING THE FALLOW. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
WORKING THE FALLOW. Do you consider one harrowing and two cultivations with the spring tooth cultivator a sufficient number ot times to work a fallow? This question was asked the Inspector of Agriculture at a New South Wales bureau meeting, and the reply is quite worth quoting. No rule can be laid down for the number of times a fal low should be cultivated. It will de pend upon the weather. One season two or three cultivations may suffico, while another season half-a-dozen cultivation would not bo enough. It is not the number of times that should be considered, but the right time to cultivate. Cultivation is necessary after every heayy rain which com pacts the surface soil, for compacted surfaces denote that the soil has " sprung a leak," and in order to pre vent loss of moisture, the soil mulch must be renewed. Can harm be done by cultivating a fallow at any time at all ? was another question asked at the same meeting. There is no thing to be gained by cultivating a fallow, ran the...
POLITICAL [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
POLITICAL The censure debato still, goos on ana is likely to occupy the attention of members of the Houso of Representatives until the end of the week. In regard to the Senate pre-election strenuous efforts are being mado to straighten out tho cod fusion created by Mr S. Mauger'si with drawal. Mr Mauger doos not neces sarily ceasoito^bola candidato'as^ho may nominate either for tho Houso of Representatives or tho Senate. How ever Mr Mauger's action in'withdrawing frcm tho Senate pre-election may bo emulated by souio of tho other candi dates.
A GOOD VICLIN STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
I A GOOD ViCLIN STORY. I A young man, poorly clothed, pre sented himself before a dealer in curiosities near the Palais Royal. "Sir," said lie, showing a violin thai he carried, "I am a musical artist; this is the season of balls and parties, 1 have just had a long illness which lias? exhausted my purse, my only blacit coat is in pawn; I shall be much oblig ed if you will "lend me ten francs to redeem it. I will leave as security one of the violins you see, for I have two; it is an excellent instrument. 1 shall return for it as soon as, thanks to my coat, I shall have earned enough money for the purpose." The young man had such an honest bearing that the dealer lent him ten francs, and kept the violin, which he hung.up in the shop. The next day ' a gentleman, well dressed, wearing at his button hole the riband of the Legion of Honor, was choosing from the dealer's stock of goods some shell work. Seeing the violin, he took it up, examining it nar rowly. "What is the price of that ins...
ONLY JOKING. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 1 May 1914
ONLY JOKING, The following incident occurred re cently on the down mail train between Lahore and Aniballa. There were five European passengers in a fii-st-class reserved carriage. The guard of the train-was an Eurasian of pronouncedly dark complexion, but a smart and in telligent man at his work for all that. Oni of the first class passengers, who was a bounder, thought he would take a rise out of the guard, so, calling liim to the carriage, said: "I say, guard, I've got a hat here, a real silk bow ler, complete in case which I recently,, purchased from an outfitter's of Bom bay. It cost me 30 rupees, and the only fault about it is that it is a trifle too small for me. Judging by the size of your head, it will probably fit you. Would you mind accepting it":" The guard, gratified at the prospect of such a present, readily expressed acceptance. The passenger, holding the hat over the panel of the carriage, said, "Here you are, guard; here's the hat, case and all, but just as the guard...