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DRYING THE ZUYDER ZEE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
DRYING THE ZUYDER ZEB. The problem of removing the water from the Hooded district of North Holland baa not yet been solved. About 40,000 acres are now inundated in that province. The average height to which the water must be lifted is .only three feet to four foot, but the total amount to be pumped approxi mates 7,000,000,000 cubic feet. Thin flood has revived the project of dry ing the Zuydor Zee, The cost is esti mated at £18,000,000, part of which is to cover indemnities to fishermen and for similar purposes. The cont of the dams wiil probably be lean than £10,000,000. The principal dam would bo about fifteen miles long, averaging 201t. in height. Ono of t.hu most important results accruing from the drying of the Zuyder Zoe would be that the new dams would take thn placc of the several hundred miles of dykes that now protect thd lowlands from the Zuyder Zee.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
fC3i!E'«aaK&lt;3a7?K"i£i"»irsijwi.if'j!-.!-?fuaasv. • -wiVri;a;»iffc-iwrr;ir.4:s r ■Myer's, Pal! lal, Brnidigo MYER'S, BENDIGO will open a Showrooom at Tocumwal on Thursday, December 4 Friday, December 5 At the TOCUMWAL HOTEL Splendid indeed are Myer's preparations, for catering for the Drapery needs of Tocumwal Residents. Myer's visits . to Tocumwal are becoming intensely popular. Justly so---tlic buying opportunities are altogether too good to'miss. ^r.:^.7.XMW IYER'S SHOWROOM MYERS, BENDIGO are bringing some splen- * did bargains to Tocum wal on Thursday, De.c. 4, and Friday, Dec. 5, Showroom: TOCUMWAL HOTEL That the people of Tocumwal arc beginning s to appreciate Myer's endeavor to place, their Bendigo Drapery Values before them, ia be coming distinctly noticeable. It is Alyer'.s ambition to make a customer of everyone in and around Tocumwal, and if good values and quick service can do it—IT WILL JiE DONIi! See the Bargains at Myer's Showroom SUPPLY STORES ARE THE BEST ...
Tocumwal Guardian RIVERINA STOCK JOURNAL, end Finley Free Press. (Established 1897.) FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1919 Local and General [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
Tocumwal Guardian RIVERINA STOCK JOURNAL, end Flnloy Frea Press. (Established 1897.) FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28," 1919 Local arid "(Seneral There is a great demand for all makes of water carls at present. Coxon's foundiy, Nninurkol^, ad veitise elsewhere that they can give delivery of a limited number, and advise early booking. A meeting of Good Citizens will be held to-niglit at the Mechanics' Institute. ' In our busi.ncs; columns this is sue Mr G. Love, of the Murray Bakery, announces that lie has disposed of his business to Mr \V. Guest, of The Hock, who takes possession on the first of next month. We are indeed sorry to lose such estimable' citizens as Mr and Mrs Love have proved themselves dining their residence in Tocumwal more particularly as the product of the |bakery has al ways delighted housewives by reason of its unfailing excellent quality. However, it is a case of losses and gains, for we believe Mr Love hasfonuJawoi thy successor iu Mr Guest, a baker all his life, who states...
A Tragic Death. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
A Tragic Death. Mr A, Pembartoii. manager of Brown & Gorki's store, Tocumwal,; received word on Saturday to the effect that his father had met his death'by burning, near his home in the Beech worth district. The facts of the case are set out in the "Argus" report as follows:—Alfred Pemberton, 72 years of age, a wood cutter, left his home at Silver Creek on Saturday to cut wood. During the afternoon a bush" fire was noticed' by James Counsel!, de ceased's brother-in-law, who with others, went out ana checked the lire. Later they discovered Pern berton's body. The clothes were completely burnt, and the body slightly burnt. It is thought that when Pembeitoii lit a fire to boil his billy the hre got away from lum. At ati inquest, Mr II. Van denberg, deputy coroner, found that death had resulted from burns accidentally caused by a bush fire. The deceased leaves a widow and five sons and three daughters.
Another Soldier Welcomed. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
Another Soldier Wel comed. Despite tlio oppressive eveuing oxpoV I;, rienced after the heat of Wednesday a large assemblage gathered at tho Pavilion to accord a cheery welcome to .another of oar returned soldiers in the person of Private S. Webb, who Berved two years on the battle fields of France as a stretcher-bearer. The said soldier speaks of many near calls, bat was fortunate to come through unscathed, A brother, how ever, paid the supreme sacrifice Private Webb was presented witli a gold medal, and made a modest re sponse to the welcoming speech ably • giveu by Mr H. h. Dwyer, Dancing was indulged in with vim, despite tho lieat, until long after midnight, and a supper dispensed by a committee of ladies proved most acceptable. The band gave its usual assistance to the function. The secretarial duties were discharg ed by Mr W. Hogan in first-class manner. It was announced duriug the even lug that the committee had learnt there were other soldiers yet to ar rive aud that the soci...
SUDDEN EXIT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
SUUDI3N I5XIT, • .Vl've called, Mrs. .Tones, to learn , w.by^. -Tor.imy . tins1. 'out. attended- hl4 piasn' l.itcly," horraii the sweet yottrij; »n;n&lt;I.:iy-nchoo) teacher. ''Willi, Mis» (irodli uiuuvomi Mrs,' .Iouph, " the reason why I've away from Sunday school is because tho knowledge hu rrcuiviH there was mnl'inj; him a very wicl.cd hoy." "A wicked hoy !" pimped tho ania" cd tCir:ho'\ "Hcallv, 1 cannot illum ine to what you rcf«r(" "You fro iln I hi;- way, Miss Oood irigji," explained Mrtt. .Tones, dotor mindedly. "The last timo Tommy went to Sunday-school you taught'iin that people ure made of dust. Well, when he camc home he nearly fright med inn to death by trying to draw hie Iittla bahy sister into ths vacuum cleaner,"
Anniversary Day Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
Anniversary Day Sports. The members of llie Loyal Tuc-" iiiiiw.il Lodge are making prepara tions for holding their annual sports gathering on Anniversary Day. The energetic secretary, Mr W. Currie, has received promises of liberal support from all the leading residents of the town and district, so that, financially, the success of the gathering is already assured. A meeting of the general public is called for next Tuesday evening, to be held in the Mechanics', u'lieii office bearers will be elected and final arrangements completed for drafting the . programme. Last year a profit of ahout ,£'15 was made, which wa-i divided between, the Aveuue of Honor and Lodge Benevolent funds, and on this oc casion it is intended to devote all profits to the Soldiers' Memorial Hall fund.
Cornish Humor. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
Cornish Humor. A collection has been made of old' slgu-boan's gathered from parts of Cornwall, man)' of which were hanging over 200 veais ago. The gem of tlic collection is that of Roger Giles, who describes him soif'ns "Surgin, Parish Cl.uk, Skule master, Gruscr aud Hundertaker." His vaiious accomplishments, as. displayed on the sign which previ ously adorned his residence, are as follow: — ROGER GILES respectably in forms lad}s and gentleman tliafc ho drors tccf without tvateing a minit, applies laches every hour, blisters on tlio lowest tarms, and vizieks for penny a. pence. Lie soils Godfather's kordales, kills korns, bunyons, doc tors' bosses, clips duukeys waned a munth, and undertakes to look arter every bodies nayls by the ear. Joesharps, penny "wisaels, brass kannelstieks, fryiu pans at grately redooceJ tigers. Young ladys and gentlemen lames their grammar and laugidge in the purtiesf. mannar, also-grato care taken off their mor rels and spellin Also /.arm zinging, taychin ...
FULL PARTICULARS FREE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
FULL PARTICULARS FREE. Thoy were Beated in n tramcar—tho mother and her little boy. The conductor eyed the little boy suspiciously.'. He had to keep a look out for people who pretended that their children were younger than they really were, in order fo obtain free rldcn for them. "And how old tr> your little hoy, madam, ple&so ?" "Three and a half," said tho moth or, truthfully. "Right, nio''nm," said thi conduct or, satisfied. Little Willie pondered a n'.inute. It eeerned to him that fuller- information was required. "And mother is thirty-one," ho Baid politely.
Less Beer...More Drugs. What City of London Coroner Says [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
Less Beor--Moro Drugs. What City of London Coroner Says J That prohibition of alcoholic | liquors would lead lo evils far more i terrible than drunkenness is the opinion recently pub'.i -ly expressed by D.' Waldo, who, us '.'won;r for the world's gieatest city -"-Lonrlon i —is in n p sition lo know "whereof he Mueaks. At a recent inqtier-t on a cie.itli due lo the &lt;!rtifj habi1, Dr Waldo, in > uniming up to the jury, said tinit since the war, witli the ttress, nerv ous strain, and unrest accompany ing it, several cases of drug takers had come before hi'm in which there was a strong suspicio" that the scarcity, bad quality and high price of alcoholic drinks in the form of beer, wine and spirits had direct'y—or indirectly—ltd to' the taking as a substitute of opium and its tineluie, known as lauda num, niorj;li!n ! and heroin. He believed in the exercise by ntioual human beings of the virtue of sf ll rc-trnint, and he was of opin ion that it would not b:- a good thug f:o...
SURPRISED THE PARSON [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
SURPRISED THE PARSON The rector of a Ohurch in Maryland wan in hie study, hard at work on hla Bormon for the coining Sunday, when n viBitor wub announced. She was a big muscular woman, and when the minifltor had brought a chair, she flopped into it and openly blurted out as follows : ' "You're Minister Switchem, of thin pariflhj ain't yor ?M "1 am." "Maybe you'll remember marrying a £ouplo of Btrangem at your Church a month ago?" 'What wcro the .names?" "William -Perkins and lSUzabeth l.ovewcll," said the woman, and I'm Elizabeth." "Aro you, Indeed ? I thought X remembered your facu \v^cn you came In, but ''Yv^t" cqr.iiuucd tho visitor, "J'rn iior ,tH rifzlit, an' I thought as how I to drop in an' let you know that William has cacnped/'
The Churches. Services for Sabbath next [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
The Churches, Services for Sabbath nexti Anglican.—St. Albmi's, Tooum wal, Nov. 30 (Advent Sunday and SL. Andrew's Day)—lu a.m., Morn ing Prayor and lloly Communion ; 7.30 p.m. Evensong. N B.—The Aluriiing Sorriccs during tho summer will bo hold at 10 a.m. instead of 11 a.m.—Ilov. H. Linton, M.A. METHODIST—Tucumwal, ji a in. Rev. P. H. Curtis. PRESBYTERIAN —Tooumwal, _ II a.m. and 7.30. (Sunday School Anniversary). Myrtle Park 3, ITiuloy 7,30. Rev; O. Hain,
WHAT SHE'D BROKEN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
WHAT SKK'U UHPKHN. I'.enin.ild hurt lincoino n stretclier liLV.icr in thu Army Fay Corps, and iu'forc uoing away to take up Ills llutks lie naked Angelina to nvwv-y him, Angelina loved Uta, but us sh® had inuin'f.eii '(I marry u millionaire iliu i:uy before uhe was too noble to go Imc'c on her word, anil to ltegtii; aid she had porforco to say "Npv'1 "I'm oorry, norry^" oho sobbed. "Kiss—Kiss nic oum before wo part, tny love,'1 and bIio tiling hcrselt into hie nrniB. ' "My own," sho walled. "Havo J broken your heart ?" Reginald diHcntanglert himself with difllculty. "No, Angelina," ho said, "only my fountain-pen." , ij. ,• ,-T' : -
Avenue of Honor. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
Avenue of Honor. The meetiug convened last Mon day night by the hon. secretary, Mr W. Cui'iie, to discuss matters in connection with the Aveuae of Honor was only sparsely atteuded. Mr W. Nelson was voted to the chair. For the information of the gener al public tho hon. secretary present ed the following Ouancial state ment to dale:— Receipts. £ s d Donations ... ... 89-17 9 Sports Meeting... 22 0 0 Proceeds of Raffle .5 10 0 Sale'of Sheep ... ... 6 12 6 Convent Concert . 5 1 6 Total ... £129 1 9 Expenditure. " ■ Wagas (guard construc- ' ion) ... ... . ... 20 1 0 Presentation Spade ... 4 3 6 Purchase of Trees .... 7 4 5 Timber for Guards ... 31 15 0 Cartage ... ... . ... i 2 -'9 S. Hutson, manufacture . t. | and erection of guards. SI 19 . 6 Sand - ... ... ... 2 0 6, Felling Treee ... .... 10 0 Printing and advertising . 2 7 ' 6 Postage and Petty Cash 1 - 7 2 Donations collected. aud not paid in ... ... ' 2 19 0 Balance ... .015 'Total ... ^129 19 Mr Cuirie uieutioiied that whilst In...
RICH DOGS. £10.000 LEFT TO A PAMPERED PET! [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
RICH BOGS. £10.000 LEFT TO A PAMPERED PET ! Unleas ho be recently deail, the richest dog in the world is said to be "Billy," who belongs to an Ameri can mining magnate. BiHy is a big dog, and on one occasion he was piloting hie master and hie mate to their claim on the mountains, when the latter "was oo oure that a certain turning was the right ono that he left Billy and his master to go their own way and he took his, giving the dog a parting kick to show hie con tempt for hia intelligence. But the dog was right, and pre sently conductcd bin maotcr to the cabin, and then, in opito of the kick. Bet out to find the other man. He found him utterly lost and at his laBt gasp almost, and led him back. So grateful was he that he presented the dog; after bo had struck it rich, with a gold-studded collar, and open ed a banking account in his name, which will only bo disturbed to give him a fitting funeral. By the will of a Russian princess who 'died-recently, was left. to. her toy-terrier, G...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
Poison Laid/&lt; NOTIOK is Iinroliy p.i'vejj t I'ui.snii luih InM'ti tnill properly, known as "('asoy'K Pa&lt;l noar Toisuiuwnl. W. K. A. 150\V 1.01C. NOTICE. A NY Person round Shooting, Pishing, or Trespitssing with Stock 011 "fiergagnuima" will be prosecuted without further warn ing. Private Hospital NURSE UEO, (Coi-t). bcgn to notify the Public tlml aho litis upon ed :i Plivalo Hospital in Toounnviil. registered by tlio Central 'Bonn! r»f lloiillli, Sydney ■ Riirpi'.'»l Mini Miihvifory Cnsi'R. Murray *■'Irect. 'Phono 10 Geo. Moore, GEN?flAL CARRIER, TOCUM V/AL. NOTll'll'-S iiH iiinwnl and Dis iiict Residents lli.it lie i:, pre pared lo iindrrl;d&lt;c fill ("lasses of Carrying Wood. Iniiid, liiiivcl and I.u.iiip Crrlcd to ;inv Address. •Pliono—(>7. Produce Merchant, Forwarding and Transhipping Agent. Trucks secuml lor Fat Slock for Mio juoibuunio Market. AG-KNTS FOR— .VouiigliUHhami, Row ami Ofi. Uiulinrd Uorunby & Sour* Petrol iiihI Oil Engines,...
FAILING TO DESTROY RABBITS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 28 November 1919
FAILING TO 'DESTROY . RABBITS. Casus wore listed by the Corowa P.P. 'Hoard against Harold White and Charles Brontnal) for failing to, take effective measures to .destroy, rabbits on their property. * 111 tlieso eases defendants, by let ter and telegram addressed to the secretary of the board, Mr Langler, acknowledged their remissness aud willingness to plead guilty. The Bcrctary of the board failed to bring proofs of authority, aud as there was no proof of the autheii ticity-of the letters produced froih defendants, and no one present to plead for them, the P.M. held he had ho other optiou than to adjourn the cases. /