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WINIAM. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
WINIAIYI ——:u: (From our own correspondent). Weather conditions are perfect at present. For the month of April 1 78 inches of rain were registered. This causcd a good growth of grass, and put tho land in good order for working. Farmers are pushing: on with seeding operations, sowing both wheat and oats. Bein^ favored with bright warm days it iB possiblo to mako good headway, and there is overy prospect of seoding being com pleted early. Lambing is proceeding under con ditions which are more favorable than has boon tho case for a number of years. There is a fair supply of green grass and the lambs are strong and vigorous. It is evident that there will be a high percentage. Mr W. Pitt Chalmers, Government orchard Inspector, paid an official visit to Mr E. Bound's orchard re cently. The orchard has been work ed during tho past years on linos laid down by Mr Chalmers, and the result has been most satisfactory, ! particularly in spraying and pruning. Mr Chalmers will give a demon stratio...
A STRIKE REMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
A STRIKE REMEDY. So far the world has been unable to find a remedy for strikes in the in dustrial world, and for some years the policy pursued by employers and Arbitration Court, in respect to threatened troubles of this kind, has been concession, sometimes abject, sometimes gambling, but always con cession. No one would dream of re fusing a man or any body of men, the right to refuse work when they feol the wages and conditions attached to that work unfair, but what is equally fair is the right of any other man or body of men to take on that work. The act of striking or refusing to work at any given task would automatically deprive the worker, who has volun tarily ceased to bo a worker, of any proprietary interest in that particu lar form of labor. This, however, the Trades Hall Unions refuses to acknowledge, and they insist on their right to not only refuso work that is distasteful to them, but also to pre vent others taking on that work. It must be remembered that the recog nitio...
NHILL TELEPHONE SUBSCRIBERS [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
NHILL TELEPHONE SUB SCRIBERS 5 Cut this out at once and paste it on a sheet of cardboard, and hang it be side your telephone. 1 Young Bros. (2 NoBko Bros, , ' 3 A and J Mclatosli .4 J L Barnes" 15 J J Meagher, nob infuse) \^G "Free Proas" Office £7 Kozminsky's Hotel Ryan and Bond 29 Dr Ryan 10 Manfield and Murphy' 11 Goldaworthy, Coles, and Co 12 Trumble and Palmer 13 Hagelthorn and Bolton 14 Stedman, Proudfoot, and* Douglas 15 T W Durant _ 16 Shire Hall 17 Broadbent Bros. 18 Dr Shanasy 19 C H Towns 3 20 Brent and Co. 21 Rintoule's Hotel 22 Police Station 28 Mrs O'Calloghan 24 Kemp's Hotel 25 J C) Macdonald 26 J Shanasy^ 27 James Brown 28 Railway Station 30 M IS Kain 31 Rodda and Paterson 32 J Darling and Son] 33 A Bongiorno 31 Henderson and^llcllratn^ 35 Father Jones 3G J A Amlereon 37 Hicks & Co ^ 38 J Soott 39 E C Davis 40 J and A Day 41^0 Fritsch
News and Notes. PRICE OF WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
Jews stmt Jute PRICE OF WHEAT. Our Melbourne correspondent wired yesterday as follows :—Thoro appears to be an opinion in the best-informed quarters that there is not too much "actual'' wheat in the world, for the world's current and prospective demand. The main reason appears to be that North Ainorica and Russia tiro not quito able to provide more woat than the world wants. This is quite apart, of course, from financial or any other stringoncyi The price of wheat at the Nhill mills yesterday was 3/5, oats 1/0;
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER. OUT OF THE HURLY BURLY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER. •o: " ■ (From our own correspondent./ OUT OF THE HURLY BURLY. Now that Mr Justice Higgins is safely on the sea, with a certainty of a year's respite from industrial dis putes and their settlement on lines always boiiefi'jial to the workers, it might be supposed that there would be a let up in Labor circles as regards increase in w-ig^s. Coincident with His Honor's departure, however, we have signs thnfc more trouble is brew ing. For the last few years the use ful and familiar baker's man has been the despair of the housekeeper, and, I should imagine, the envy of other tradesmen. Provided by law with a holiday eyery month, he is always religiously careful to take not only these but also every other holiday that is going, and in fact carried his respect and rovorence for the holiday law to such an extent that he refused to deliver hot cross buns on Good Friday. It would now seem that all this apparent salf-indulgence by the baker's carter has been nothing but an ...
EFFECT OF SUGAR ON CEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
EFFECT OF SUGAR ON CEMENT. That sugar in quantities as small as one-quarter of one per cent, of the weight of the cement will completely prevent the oement from setting, and that one or two per cent, of sugar will make the cement set quickly, but will later cause it to disintegrate or break up, has been established by a series of tests conducted by a oliemical engineer, who also claims that the ac- . tion is more pronounced with some co- j ments than with others. Further ox- j periments have failed to dotermino ac curately the cause of the pronounced I action of a small quantity of sugar I apon a large quantity of cement.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
OBITUARY. The death occurred on Friday even ing last of one of the best known re sidents of the district in the person of Mrs Wiese, wife of Pastor Wiese, of I Macpliereon-sfcrcet. The late Mrs Wiese, whose maiden name was Anna Catherine Sophia Elizabeth Cluiver, waa born' at Eichendorf, Hanover, Germany, in 1847, and came to the Albury district in 1876, where she was married to Pastor Wiese the same year. Pastor and Mrs Wiese came to Woorak in 1900, where they resided until a couple of years ago, when Pastor Wiese purchased a pro perty in Macphsrson-street and came to livo in Nhill. Although deceased had been in failing health for the past five years, she always took a pro minent part in connection with her husband's administration of the Lutheran Church work. Her kindlv disposition made her a general fav orite, nob only with her own people, but also with her many British friends. Her husband has lost a good and faithful wife, and her children a kind and loving mother. Deceased's c...
THE FLAVOR OF BUTTER INJURED BY METALS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
THE FLAVOR OF BUTTER IN JURED BY METALS. The United states Dairy Division lias been investigating the effect of tho presenoe of a small amount of iron or copper may have on the flavor, of but ter. They report that very small amounts of these metals in the cream _ pause certain undesirable flavors to increase in intensity during storage.. These flavors are often designated as "met allic," "oily," or "fishy," Experi ments wore carried out, using known quantities of varying from 1 to 500 parts to a million parts of cream.. Tho butter was stored and csaminod at in tervals varying from 20 to 187 days. The most noticcable feature jvas the rapid development of bad flavors in butter containing tho iron. Buttor made from cream which had stood in rusty cans developed a peouliar tasto j easily picked out. Tho influence of j copper was even more marked than that of iron.: Tho work shows that if .cream is kept in rusty cans, or comes in oon tact with iron or copper during tho process of buttor m...
ALLEGED LARCENY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
ALLEGED LARCENY. Mi- John A. Anderson, J.P., presided at the Police Court yesterday when a man named Edward Potter, aged 45 years, was presonted on the charge of larceny of table kuivo3, shirts, and handkerchiefs from the Hotel Royal, Kozminsky's, and Rintoule's Hotels. Accused, who had 41 tablo knives in his possession, was arseatod on Saturday evening by Constable C. P. McBride. Potter was remanded and will appear before the court lo-day.
NO NEED FOR WEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
NO NEED FOR WEALTH. Archbishop Can- says:—" If I wore to dio to-day, or any day for that matter, I don't envy any person who is on the look out for any wealth that 12iiay leave behind. They will gain very little. I think it is a wise thing and common sense not to hoard up money. It is different for a man who has to look to the interests of his family. But I believe that a bishop'or an archbishop should be satisfied to live free of debt, and so that when ho dies his funeral expenses can bo paid out of what ho leayos.''
QUOITS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
QUOITS. For a number of years iron quoits has been abandoned, but there is every likelihood of the old game being revived. Diapur have formed a strong club, and are practising as siduously, whilo Miram is doing like wise. Are tkere not enough enthus iasts in Nhill to take the game up and form a club ? |
FEDERAL ROLLS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
federal rolls. Constables C. P. McBride and A. J. Kohn are making good progress in collecting names to be put on the Federal rolls. Electors attaining the age of 21 failing to register,and others who are eligible to vote and have not registered, will be fined £2. In the case of a person who has been resid ing in this electorate for Bix weeks and over, and although on the roll for another electorate, and has not notified the authorities of his or ber change of address, suoh person is liable to be fined in accordanee with the Act,
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
FOOTBALL. A meeting of the Warrior club will be held at Rintoule's Hotel at 8 p.m. this evening. At tho annual mooting of the Netherby Football Club, hold at Netherby on Saturday ovoning last, tho following officers for tho ensuing year were elected: —President, Mr 0. 0. Daviee; vice prosident, Mr J. Marra, junr; secretary and treasurer, Mr G. H. Evans (re elected) ; delegates, Messrs G. H. Evans and J. Marra.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
It is the seal of purity and maturity placed on every bottle of Chateau Tanunda Three Star Brandy by the Excise Officers of the Commonwealth Government. As a beverage, Chateau Tanunda Three Star Brandy is incomparably superior to whisky—it is more health ful—it is more palatable, for you can taste the grapes in it—it is the ONLY spirit to take for weak digestion—for quickening the heart's action—for exhaustion from overwork or sickness. It has the largest sale of any Austra lian Brandy in the Commonwealth. WHEN YOU DRINK CALL FOR CHATEAU TANUNDA THREE STAR BRANDY. "The Brandy with a Government |! Guarantee." "Since '89 from Pure Grape Wine.' G-sms; Guns Guns tt i Boswell's, Lefeyer's, JETolloway'.s PRICES PROM 30s TO fi4=0. ANY TRIAL ARRANGED BEFORE BUYING. CARTRIDGES [CARTRIDGES CARTRIDGES CARTRIDGES Aiuboritc Smokeless Diamond Rubys Ifattals Just landed direct from the factory. REASONABLE PRICES. JOHN L. BARNES, Builder, Contractor, etc., Nlilll. SSjirc or kowan. NOTICE. REGULx\TI...
WIMMERA SHOW DATES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
WIKRA SHOW DATES. StaWolI, 15th and 16th September. Rupanyup, l8th September, (or another dato to be fixed.) Horebam, 1st and 2nd October. Nhill,.7th October Warracknabeal, 9 th October Beulah, 13 th October Dimboola, 14th October Hopetoun, 10th October Nalimuk, 16th October (or another date to be fixed) Jeparifc, 20 th October Murtoa, 2lst October Rainbow, 23rd October Tho Nhill liorso parado will be hold on Wcdnonday, 19th August.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
AUCTIONEERS Stock and Station Agents, Land. Finance and Commission Agent Dots • denote places rrfwre Younn Bios have Blanches & Sale Yards Crosses X denote places where Yfxmy Pros /tare, active. Co-Aatznfs ■-T HORSHAM, NHILL, and HAMILTON. ranch Offices at—Mini ip, Kupanyup, Warrackoabea!, Dimboola, Casterton, Kaniva AUCTION SALES OF HORSES, CATTLE, SHEEP, ETC Hold as under :—Horsham, Hamilton, Nhill, Minyip, Rupanyup, Goroko, Kaniva, Dimbooa, Dunkeld, Casterton, Cavandisk, Balixoraland Strath downie. Agents for— Dennys, Lascelles, Austin, and Co, The Ballarat Trustees, Executors, and Agency Coy. Ltd. The Ballarat Banking Company, Ltd. The Australian Live Stock Insurance Coy. I id. The Victoria Fire Insurance Coy E-i he Crossly Gas and Oil Engines Cooper's Sheep Dip Nhill Weekly Sales. saturday, MAY 16 1914. YOUNG beos, will hold their UBUal sale as above, when they will offer— Saturday, May 23, at 2 o'clock. At Young Bros' Office, ? MORTGAGEES' SALE (W. McMillan's). Motoris...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
lit SUF^IT? w\ Wlaiias i MP CpSSB &lt;9>&lt;5p-i •^■•5-9- ■&&lt;?•>• n Starts — and. lasts f^f9 less :iciai Will be shown in Every Depart ment, and Bargains hitherto un dreamt of will be as plentiful as mosquitoes on hot nights. Don't Forget tlie Opening Date 1914 " Seed Dril Made in Hoe or Disc Types, either or both run light and smoothly. Angle steel frames. Effective Stump Jump coil springs on Hoes or Discs. This Drill is superior and true to its name. The workmanship L and material are faultless. To secure one of these drills please order promptly. ! 'M%v Jj ocal Agents—A. & J. Meliitosb Victoria Street, NHILL. A.. FETTLING. ^ Watehmakar and Jeweller, ■ ?; i fc "5TXG TQ2FM.& SMSESET, NHIIiL. j | \ ^ £^*&lt;*reat Assortment of Beautiful Engagement and i Wedding Kings ranging ia jn'iecs—15s to 10 guineas. jj SPLENDID variety OF GOLD AND silver BROOCHES. Gold Bicoochea from 5s upwards. [. S - w Dainty Electroplate Ware s...