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Boree Creek Farmers' Union. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
? Borev Creek Farmers' Lnion. * The usual monthly mefitin? of the above was held at Lawreuce's hotel on the *2 7th 'March, when there were present : .Messrs H. Greiner (Presi dent, in the chair), W. Hopwood, M. Carroll, J. C. Can oil, T. J. Guest, F. Urine, G. Aston, J»s. T. Soutb. Geo; Gaue, A. Coruell, Jas; Verdou, E. Soot*, It Hamlin, H. Sanderson, A. Wright. A. Moffntt. 8 K.. Carrick, A. C, Astnn, A, Ntmetirrow, W. Herile enn, W, MrDouald aud A. W. A*io» Hon. S' C.)- , I v- Minute? of previous nieetmcr were X-pad and wttiinm-d ou Hie moik.tt of Messrs Griue and Carroll, ?f*' Correspondence. , Receipts pruaented fur acoouuts.— Received.- , - - Prom Lockhart. Process Associa tion i'6 slop! ':i- present. The-Rnck. ? jir Guest movtl ihat- the m-iKer be brought under the .u-i!ice of the Commissioners ou tliei^.arri\-||. , o;ided by Mr Hamlin and carried. From' Under Stcretaiy :for;_, .Land^ acknowledging receipt of letter re forest reserves, parish Clyde.— Re- ? : ? i ? ceivKu. v Fro...
Valedictory. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
Valedictory. A large number of frieiids of Mr J. A_. Willianison. la to, manager of the ? Rock Station, met at. the King's Own Hotel_ on Friday evening last, for the purpose of bidding, that gc-ntlemaa ?good bye prior to his departure from the district. Apologies were read from friends who unavoidably absent. Mr Foreman was chairman of the proceedirgs, when the first toast on the list, the ' The King,' had been honored, Mr Norman in proposing the health of our guest li Mr William son,' who had managed The Rock Station for the. past four years aud was now leaving us, said that the guest was a man of ac.ious more than words, was a good fi iend. a straight goer, aud a gentleman. Other eulo gistic speeches were made by Messrs Hutchiiigs, Cr. W., and F. Richardson, McCInrc, G., and M. Russell, Martin, McLellan, Walker, Davies, and McPhillips, also wishing both Mr and Mrs Williamson every success where ever they may be. Mr Williamson returned thanks in a very neat and appropriate speech. ...
Railway Commissioners. VISIT TO BOREE CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
Railway Commissioners. VISIT TO BOREE CREEK. The Railway' Commissioners paid a visit to Boree Creek on Thursday morning last and were met by a large and representative body of farmers and tomnspeople*: - A. W. Aston acted as spokesman aud presented a lengthy list of requests, with the following results : — Crane and unloading platform .and gate on to Government township. — Ganti'v crane and gate promised. j New grainshed. — Favorably con sidered ; promised. Lowering of loading bank. — Pro- mised. Hitching post, for horses. — Pro- mised. Removing gateway to provide a straighter track to weighbridge. — Promised. Weighbridge at Mucra. — Promised if traffic warrants. The only matter which Mr John son gave a refusal on was that of making a railway station a public telegraph office,.-,;
Yerong Creek. AN ENTERPRISING LANDHOLDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
Yerong Creek, AN ENTEK PRISING LAND HOLDER. Mr J. H. Adinans, oue of our best known Yerong Creek farmers, has been displaying, considerable enter prize having recently set in motion one of the International Harvester Company's 20 h.p. Gasoline Tractions, for which Messrs Salmon and Elking ton are the local agents. Mr Adams has stated the tractor, pulling three 10-disc cultivators in fallow land, ivnd since he sta'rtild three daya ago he has not had a hi,t^h. He intends putting in ^ 0,00 acres, and on his present going he, expect to have 500 acres done in . three weeks.
Milbrulong Tennis Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
Milbrulong Tennis Club. . .. ? V-K ' ~ The annuali'hieeting of the above club was held ;at Mr Wurtz's Boun dary Inn on Wednesday, 22nd Maroh, there being a satisfactory attendance. The Chair was occupied by Mr F. Irish. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed on the motion of Messrs J, Gleeson and Frazier. X he balance-sheet was then read and showed a credit balance of dB8 3s. ) Mr O. Ludwig resigned from the position of secretary on account of being too busy. , The following officers were elected : — Pffesidefit, Mr Joseph Gleeson : vice-president', Mr J, Lynch y. -trea-. surer, Mr ll. Rauer ; captain, j. Lynch ; vice-captain, Mr Q. Ludwig j secretary, Mr F. Ir\si\. It was al.40 proposed by Mr tiad i wig that thti membaifs fee,, be tho ; same as lasf year — gentlemen 5a, and 'ladies Is. Seconded by Mr A. Bauer. The Chairman thanked Mr Ludwig for the way in which he had carried out the duties while secretary, and he was sure all the members would regret hie resig...
Closer Settlement Promotion Act, 1910. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
Closer Settlement Promo* tion Act, 1910. Tlie Lands Department advises ??that n communication was recently ? deceived stating that there is a rumor ' - bnrrent iu-a country district that it is not the intention of the . Minister ' to allow persons to avail themselves ? tif the provisions of the Act irrespec tiye-Qf all conditions asked for being - Conformed :to, : that no applications will be dealt .with, awd that, -the Act ? would be- tpreated as a ' dead letter.' As a result the Honorable the ?.TMinister.'-icansed.'.s.thc writer to be advised : — . - - ?r (a) 'That theve.is not the slightest foun dation ior tho ru ii ior - ? (h): That all Promotion -Act . cases are, ' under Ministerial instruction,, dealt with . * as urgent in all stages, it being recognised v'-that the suecess of .the Act depends upon expedition. '? .»???? (c) That there is every indication that ? the provisions of the -A.ct'Vill be largely availed of . when - tliey become better _ known. ... ' . .?(dfTliat appro...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
Local and General. There will be a basket social in the School of Arts ou Easter Monday night. The yountr. folks should ru3h this event. See advt. Mr C. Browne announces that he has re-coinnienced business as an auctioneer in Lockhart. It is prob able. that he will hold . a Farmers' ^Market on Saturda,y next. The mart has been greatly missed by the public. - There is no argument can stop the men from using our famous Hol low Ground Razors, 2/6, 8/6, and 4/6, cash prices. Browngedge, next Drummond's Office, Lockhart. The public will please note the announcements concerning the Easter holidays at- the Lockhart shops, which will close on Good Friday, Easter Saturday, and Easter Monday. They will be open uritil 6 p.m. on Wednesday next, and until l0 p.m. on Thursday next. A Storm is coming, and we know it ! A storm of unquestionable approval of the methods of Brown gedge. There is 110 get-away from our low cash prices. Stationer, Etc., Lockhart.
Wise and Otherwise. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
Wise and Otherwise. ? 'You say you are in love with Mis3 Baggs?' l;l'm sure I am.' 'But I can't see anything attractive about her.' 'Neither can I see it. But its in the bank all right.' It was at the club. Waiter (at 11 p.m.): 'There's a lady outside who says her husband promised to be home early to-night.' All (rising) : 'Ex- cuse me for a moment.' ***** 'Do you regard Wilkins as a man of great depth?' 'Xo,' answered Miss Cayenne ; 'his conversation is hard to follow. But his is one of the natures that avoid seeming shal low by being- opaque.' ***** The Actor: 'I say, you know, I'm getting awfully popular. I see some tobacco people have named a new ci gar after me.' The Manager: 'Really ' Then I do hope it'll draw better than you do.' » ? * * * Village Constable (to villager who has been knocked down by a passing - motor-cyclist) : ' You didn't see the number, but could you swear to the man?' Villager: '1 did, but I don't think 'e 'eard me.' ? *'*?* The Waiter: 'Beg pardon, sir, b...
Milbrulong Tennis Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
r' _ n £ - Milbruioi.^ Tennis Club. The annual meeting of the ? above cl.il) whs held at Mr WurU's Bmn --^r. darv Inn on Wednesday, 22nd March, , thrra being a satisfactory attendance. ' - The Gli air was occupied by Mr F. , 'Irish. The minutes of the previous meeting were read aud confirmed on ' the motion of Messrs J. Gleeson and .. Frazier. Tlie balance-shnet. wis then read and showed. a credit balauce of £3 3s. Mr 0. Lad wig rescued from the position of secretary on account of bdng too busy. ?: The following officers wet e elected I ??—President, Mr Joseph Glepson ; Vice-president, Mr J. Lynch ; trea Burer, Mr fi. R^uer; captain, Mr J. Lynch; vice-captain, Mr 0. Ludwig; Secretary, Mr F, Irish. It was also proposed by Mr Lud fcig that t\e infemh.u's fcG be the Same as last year — geiiiiflnieu 'is, and ladies Is. SrtConrWl byilr A. BHiier. . The Chairman thauked Mr Ludwig for the way in which he had carried out the duties while secretary, and he was sure all tlie members ?would - ...
Agricultural and Pastoral Shows. APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
' Agricultural and Pastoral Shows. APRIL. ll to 19.— Sydney (Royal Easter} ; H. M. i. : Somer - 20. 27 and 28. — Bathurst ? .A. M. Ncwsbam - 2ti, 27 and 28. — Quesnsland P. and A. ' Society (Ipswich); G. W. Allen v, MAY. 2, 3 and 4. — Toowooajba (Q.) ; A. H. T . Beebc 3, 4 and 5. — Orange ; W. Tanner 4, 5 and 6. — Hawkesbury District; H. J. Johnston 0, 10 .and 11. — Moree ; I). E. Kirkby 10 .and U. — Dubbo ; Fred. Weston 81st and June 1st. — Bourke; Geo. W. Tall ? ' JUNE. ? i. - - 22,23 and 2-1-. — RockhamptDU (Q.);, H. Hill 28tli, 29th, 30th June and 1st July. — . N.S.W. Sheepbreeders' Show; Hule N. Bowden JULY. J 1 and 12.— Hay ; G. S. Camden' ? AUGUST. 1). — Rogau Gate ; B. M. Lowing 22, 23 and 24. — Wagga Wagga ; A. F. D. White — 2J and 24. — Parkes ; G. W. Ssaborn tJJ and 30. — Murruiuburrah ; J. A. Fotey ?. 5W. 30 and 31. — Wellington; A. E. Rottoii SEPTEMBER. 6, 0 and 7. — Young ; G. S. Whiteman 6 and 7. — Janefi ; T. C. Humplirys ,, , 12, 13 and,i4.— Cootiimvndra -, 'V. ~W i...
The Rainfall. NEARLY 20 INCHES FOR 1910. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
The Rainfall. NEARLY 20 'INCHES FOR 1910. The rainfall for the year 1910 reached 20 inches, all but 9 points, the exact total being 1991. Rain fell on 80 days of the year. Last year the rainfall totalled 15 inches ?' 45 points. The details are appended : v ^ 1908. 1909. 1010. January ... 75 79 293 February ..: 27 79 5.; - March ... '19 81 169 - April ... ... Ill 121 8: May ... ... 107 162 58 . June ... - ... 308 286 - 368 ' July ... ... 94 88 311 August ...106 294 ' 63 September ... 242 106 254 Oc'obir ' ... 124 105 220 November — 24 116 ..December. ... 38 20 136
OVERHEAD RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
OVERHEAD RAILWAY. An ingenious overhead miniature railway may be seen doing' effective work at Victoria Station, Manches ter, for the conveyance of passeng ers' luggage from one platform to another. Passengers are never tir ed of watching the movements of tffe aerial engineer as he passes from one part of the station to an other with his swinging basket of luggage. The track, which is a double one, is j suspended from the roof, and runs/ between platforms Nos. 5 to 8. Its motive power is electricity, and the motor is contain ed; between the wheels on the track. Not only does it drive the little rail way, but it also lifts or lowers the basket as the man who works it wills. The basket holds about 15 cwt*. of luggage. As many may know, the platforms mentioned are connected by the subway principle, and the miniature overhead rail way was adopted as the only effici ent means of transferring luggage and other parcels from one platform to another expeditiously.
WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY IN TORPEDOES. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY IN TORPEDOES. A new and terrible engine of war, a torpedo in which the principle of wireless telegraphy is employed, is now engaging the attention of the Admiralty. Remarkable powers are claimed for it by its inventor, a fair haired, blue-eyed young man of Waltham Abbey, named Alec Avis, who, though trained as an electrical engineer, was torcea t-y circumstan ces to serve behind the counter at his mother's tobacco shop. It is claimed by the inventor that his tor pedo can be started, steered, and fired from a distance — can destroy any vessel at a range of ten miles or even more. It can be made large enough to carry a ton of explosives, and its manipuliation requires no special skill.
THE POWER OF A THUNDERBOLT. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
THE POWER OF A THUNDER BOLT. During a thunderstorm at Klan sthal, in Germany, a thunderbolt struck a wooden pillar and melted two nails instantly. From the mass of the nails and the heat required to melt them, Dr. Grottewitz, an elec trician, has calculated that they could only be fused artificially by an electric current of 200~amperes at a pressure of 20,000 volts. Applied for one second this amount of en ergy is equivalent to 500 horse power, and applied for one-tenth second to 50,000 horse power.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 4 April 1911
Federal Referenda V0TE rN©.' PRESERVE HOME RULE FOR THE STATES. r Chackniata the Move to Govern this vast Continent from one Centre. ' * ' . ? Y©TE THUS 2S5' - ? YE# ' J'o yon -Miprovc of the propo8P.il law for tlie alteration » Bill ot' thy ' ( o. b in t on, e ititlo® ' Constitutional ?* 'O - Aiterftl'-iuii ( Leirislutive Powers), 1910?' mmm ^ ^ » J ~ ^~\ YES J-o you approve of tho proposed law for the . ' ? , ulceration of tho Constitution, entitled, 'Con- bUtutiomil Alteration ^Monopolies), X NO «J. Fleming, MONUMENTAL MASON, , - ? - NEAR LAGOON BRIDGE, WAGGA ' - Only the Best Material used. Work Guaranteed. ; Estimates given for all descriptions of Monumental Work C. H. BROWNE, AUCTIONEER & GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT. ' -Agent for Gibbons & Co.'s famous * . One Way Discs, Patent Plows. Agent for Eraser's Patented Seed Coverer. LIVE STOCK INSURED. See future Announcements re^ . ? . Lockhart Farmers' Mart. S» J* GKEEE. ' Maker ol the Lord Laimnington Champion Sulky o...