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The Nhill Free Press WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "NHILL MAIL." TUESDAY, 12TH MAY. The Coming Fray. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
'he Ihi Free fress With which is Incorporated thh "Nhill Mail." TUESDAY, 12th MAY, The Coming Fray, ON Wednesday evening the long drawn out debates on Mr Fisher's censure motion came to an end, and the division was taken. The expected happened. Ministers were acquitted on the casting vote of the Speaker, and so far as Mr Cook and his col leagues can shape events, the House of Representatives is entering on the last vital act in a curious Parlia mentary drama. How long the Senate may chooso to protract its part in that act, what attitude the Governor will assume when the actual climax is reached, it is useless to surmise. The outstanding fact is that there may bo a double dissolu tion in a very few weeks, and for such a happening Liberal forces must be ready. It is prudent then to fore cast as accurately as may be on what grounds the battle is likely to be fought. The task is not a difficult one. The question ot electoral reform wilt play a comparatively small part; a proposal to int...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. ■When cleaning windows, add two tablespooufuls of vinegar to tho water J and -the windows will remain clean and bright longer. .Before applying blacklead to a greasy grate, remove all soot from tho back of the grato with a pad of soft eloth. jl't can then bo polished quickly and easily. To prevent children's cotton, or mus lin clothes from catching liro, add one ounce of aliim to the last water in -which they are rinsed. This will make them quite non-inflammable. • To prevent rusty grates, mix the blacklead with turpentine instead of water. Give a good coat of this, pol ish well, and tho grate will retain a beautiful brilliancy for an indefinite jfciine. When curtain-pins have been in use for some time they are apt to become rusty. To remedy this, lot them stand for a few minutes in a cup of water to which a little ammonia has been added. Then take out and rub well. Home-made Self-raising Flour.— Self-raising Hour can bo made at homo by mixing one ounce of cornflour...
500 LADS FOR THE FARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
500 LADS FOR THE FARMS. By the S.S. "Indrapuro" which is expaotod to roach Melbourne on tho 27th May another party of 500 lads who will be available for work on farms or Btationa or in other auitablo country employment, are coming to Victoria from Great Britain, and farmers desirous of obtaining their services are requested to make early application to tho Immigration and Labor Bureau, 555 Flinders Street. Over 400 of those lads arrived during tho mouth of April and their services were quickly availed of by farmers, many of whom have since communicated with tho Immigration Department expressing satisfaction with the lada. Their ages run from 16 to 20 yeara and though mostly without experience in farm work they have come out specially to engage in that class of employment. Their services are available at from 10/- per week and keep. Farmers needing lads are advised to send in their applications without delay as it was unfortunately found in con nection with the last contingent that H...
TREATMENT OF ENGLISH ORCHARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
[TREATMENT OF ENGLISH ORCHARDS. According to the statistics published (says the Mark Lane Express) there were in England last year 244,831 acres classed as orchards. "Wo tire sorry to say' wo cannot so# of "cultivated orchards, because the mistaken idea seems to have prevailed to a great ox that/1 orchards and pastures con get along alright without attention or as sistance ; that kind Nature las en dowed them with the power of con tinuing to extract nourishment from a soil sucked dry by means of crop ping. The result) of such a paradox is visible in the poverty stricken con dition of many orchards and pastures. It is pleasant to record that a change for tlief better is gradually taking place. It is being recognised that when fruit trees of a good cias3 are grown, and sprayed and pruned, orch ards become! a source of profit not to be despised. It is essential that the trees, if espeoted to produoe abund ant crops of good fruit, should be sup plied with nourishment, to compen sate the...
BALLOT FOR SENATE CANDIDATES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
BALLOT FOR SENATE CANDI DATES. Tho progressive count of the pre election ballot for Liberal candidates for the Senate placed tho candidates in the following order when counting coased on Wednesday night:—Senator J. H. M'Ooll, 1; W. H. Edgar, 2; W. A. Trenwith, 3 ; W. J. M'Lcan, 4 ; J. Hume Oook, 5; S. Maugor, 6; J. T. Packer, 7 ; Sir Henry Woedon, 8; Chas G. Duffy, 9; A. St. Lodger, 10; T. Martin, 11; J. Glencross, 12; A. C. Morley, 13; W. Wilson, 14 ; N. O'Brien, 15; R. N, Car rington, 1C. The public of Nbill and the surround ing district; are notified by advertisement in another column that the sale of gifts and drawing of the art unions in connec tion with the NhiU Hospital Foto will talte wlaco to-morrow evoning in the Theatre Royal, commencing at 8 p.m. At the conclusion of the drawing of the prizes an entcrtainmont and coffee sup per will be held. Tickets may bo ob tained from tlio secretary and president at Is cach. Grand band selections will bo rendered by the Nhill Town Han...
AGRICULTURAL CONTESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
AGRICULTURAL CONTESTS. Educational contests in Agriculture i and Homo Economics is tho titlo of a bulletin issued by tho office of Experi ment Stations, U.S.A. Department? oi Agriculture. G. I". Oliristio, ■>Sup erintendent of Agricultural Extonsion of Indiana, is the author. Tlio bul letin gives methods of organisations and . rules governing 6ucli. contests. The author states:—"The contest do manda the actual doing of things^ and theroby interests many in its individual importance. It is well for tlio youtb to hear or to read of things .before be ing done by someone else., From this they may gain much of interest and value. However, when one performs a task for himself, putting into it his best thought and effort, the results are bound to be of the greatest value in the knowledgo and the personal sat isfaction gained, in tho lasting respect for labor required. Contests do much ta broaden tho knowledge and .view point of contestants... The boy, >vho takes part in a corn cont"t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
Kaniva & District Subscribers Copies of the " NHILL free PRESS" may be obtained at Miss Smith's News Agency, Com mercial Street, kaniva. Orders for the " Press " may be left with Miss Smith. .Mckenzie & greenwood, Proprietors. . | J'Phone G, Nhill Exchange. All description of jobbing at the 'Nhill Free Preps" at reasonable rates and turned out in the most up to-date style,]
SPORTING. GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
SPORTING. GOLF. A gents' singles compefciton will be played on the local linkg to-morrow. Those intending to compete in the competition are requested to hand in their names to the secretary, Mr Angus Sutherland, to-day. The following are the handicaps for May:— Gentlemen1# D. Williams... scratch J. 0. Macdonald do W. E. Goldsworthy do J. Kierse do I. S. Young 2 H. C. Phillips 3 L. Greenwood 4 H. C. Chadwick 6 0. A-Best ... 6 W. Dawson 6 J. T. Whitehead 7 G. M. Deans 7 C. C. Palmer 8 S.F. Gunn ... 10 J. Young ... 10 F. J. Smith ... 10 H, A.Sutherland 10 A. F, Magill... 12 J. P. Schulz 12 A. E. Turner 14 F. Eastick 15 0. H. Douglas 15 D. M. Marshall 15 B. Kozminsky 15 P. O'Sullivan 15 H. Clark 15 W. D. Thomas 15 R. C. Roe ... 15 J. T. Brown... 20 H. J. Hobday 20 T. Bailie 20 J. Greenwood 20 A. E. Davies 20 W. A. Gunn 20 J. A. Murphy 20 J. Brennan ... 20 W. F. Noonan — P. G. Ellis ... — Ladies, Miss V. Gunn scratch Mrs Turner 3 Miss E. Macdonald 4 Miss M. Young 4 Miss I. Gunn 4 Mrs Gol...
LOWAN WATER TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
LOW AN WATER TRUST. The ordinary meeting of the abov® Trust was hold on Friday last when the following were presont:—Comrs J. Young (acting) chairman, R.Dickin son, D. Bone, and the secretary and engineer (Mr A. F. MagiU, C.E.) Mr 0. H. Douglas, trust solicitor, for warded cheque for amount of £45 2s, being amount of arrears of rates col lected, Mr E. E. Hudspeth's resig nation as assistant secretary was ac | cepted with repret, and it was moved and seconded that a testimonial be given to Mr Hudspeth with the trust's seal attached. Accounts amounting to £40 lGs 9d were passed for payment. Mr Robt. Elliott made mado an application for part of the Mount Elgin reserve totalling a little over 100 acres. It was decided to deali with the application at next meeting, aftor the reserve had been inspected, The caretaker reported that the wells were in good order. Mr A. E. Kossatz, caretaker, applied for an increase in salary of Is per day. The request was granted on condition that the careta...
VICTORIA PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
VICTORIA PICTURES. Despite tho countor attraotionB on Friday evening, a largo crowd attended the Lowan Hall to witness the singing and talking pictures, and which must bo pronounced as a great success. Not only was the above referred to pictures screened, but others of an instructive nature wero depicted clearly on tho can vas, the whole making 0110 of tho best programmes placed before a Nhill aud ience. On Friday ovoning next the company will again Bhow a splendid pro gramme which embraces 2 star pro ductions.
ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH SERVICES [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH SERVICES During the past week Father Caiup boll, of tho Melbourne ordor of Itedemp torists, conducted sorvicoa in 8t. Pat rick's Church, Nhill. Fathor CampboU's eloquent discourses wore listenod to by largo congregations, including members of all denominations. Services wore also hold at Netherby and Kaniva, which wero well attended.
GEOLOGY OF MT ARAPILES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
GEOLOGY OF MT ARAPILES. The following is a brief resume of the address given by Mr S. H. Tyres, head teaoher of the Lorquon Sohool, on a very interesting subject of how Mount Arapiles was formed. Geologists, Mr Tyers said, who had studied the question had not beau successful in finding any fossils in the shape of shells, so that they could arrivo at "the age of the Mount,which was oomposed of Bandstone chiefly courso deposits, consolidated, in parts, into quattzifce. There were no signs of volcanic aotion, and undoubtedly the rock was caused by enormous side pressure. The Mount must have been thousands of feet high to allow of 'so tight a pressure to form into the solid rock which was now Been. Coarse sediments allowed rain water to perco" lato and dissolve the hard parts of fossils, which are composed ohiefly of lime. The material had not been transported far, as the grains and en closed portions of quartz were not much waterworn. It was a secondary or stratified rock, and containe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
" Votes for women ! votes for women!" Screamed the angry suffragette ; "Votes for women ! votes for women ! We shall get our own way yflt." As the lady's paroxysms Made her hoarse—up spoke McGruer; " Get yo'ir speaking voice in order— Vote for Woods' Great Peppermint Curei" The auction sale conductcd by Mr A. Broady, of Flinders-lane, Melbourne, will start in the Lowan Hall on Satur day next, commencing at 2 p.m. sharp, when a large quantity of draporj, iron mongery and cutlery will bo sold ; also, about 800 lots of surplus indents, im ports, etc., will be disposed of. The whole of the lines will be offered with out reserve and knocked down to the highest bidder. See advt. The A.N.A. euchre tournament will be held at 8 p.m. this evening. All members of the association are invited to be present and bring their friends.
ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
anniversary services. Tho anniversary services of the Boyeo Methodist Church wore celebrated 011 Sunday, May 3rd. Tho Rev. L. Walton preachod to crowded congregations in tho afternoon and evening. Tho cus tomary tea. concert and supper were held ou Wednesday, 6th inst. On this occasion the church was again quite in capable of holding all who attendod. [Tho treasurer's report showed that aftor meeting the outlay on church renova tion and current expenditure the trust account had a deficit of about £6. Tho anniversary eiTort will meot this amount and leave something to the crodifc of the trust for the ensuing yoar's working ex penses. In addition to some solectionB nicely rendered by the choir, tho follow ing programmo was submitted Wel come, by littlo girls; recitation, 0. Harding ; song, Miss Dickinson ; dia logue, F. Farmers and E. Harding ; reci tation, Yiolefc Harding ; rocitation, F. Farmors ; song, Mr Beverly; recitation, Miss F. Dickinson ; dialoguo, by seniors ; good-bye, sev...
SHIRE OF LOWAN. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
SHIRE OF LOWAN The ordinary monthly meetine the above council was held in a Shire Hall on Friday, when the y lowing were presentCrs J. L jJj (acting President), E. Dickinson i t Bond, Jas. Clark, Geo Westendorfi J. White, Geo. Bolwell, D. Bone, a p Dufty, 0. H. Towns, and the Beer*! tary and engineer, Mr A. P. C.E. An apology for non-attendan™ was received from the President r W. A. Gunn, J.P., who was absent iS Melbourne. An apology f0r nQ attendance waa also received from p" T. H. Mackwood. 1 Tenders. Contract 32 114—Forming on the N and S. road between Mr Ramm-j land, lots 25 and 27, Wmiam R. Anderson (ac). ... £->8 14' 5 Contract 33 114—Forming and nino culvert on N. and S. roadT tween Messrs Sallmann's and Ridgwell's, lota 3. 4. and r Kinimakatka. ' ; R. Anderson (ac). ... £]/2 6 0 Contract 34 | 14—Forming and metal I invert on the E. and W. road be tween Mr P. Mackenzie's hnd" lots 71 and 88, Winiam ' P. C. Chiappini (ac). ...fi9 0 0 Other tenderer—R. Anderson. Inward Corre...
FEDERAL LAND TAX. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
federal land tax. Mr G. McKay, of the Common wealth Land Tax Office, states :— " For the 1914-15 returns schedules should be forwarded not later than the 31st August next. Full instruc tions will bo embodied in posters which will be exhibited at all post offices and afc the principal railway stations throughout the Common wealth."
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. Correspondents must furnish their names and addresses, not necessarily for publication. It is to be understood that we in no way identify ourselves with the views expressed by contributors under this heading. PRESERVATION OF GAME. To the Editor "Nhill Free Press." [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
ORiGiNAi. CORRESPONDENCE Correspondents nnu;t furnish their naraca and addressee, not necessarily for publication. It is to be understood that we in no way identify our selves with the views expressed by contributors under tills heading. preservation of game.^ To the Editor "Nhill free Press." Sir,—I was surprised to read in your columns lately that at a meet ing of the resident's of NhiU they re fused to proclaim the swamp south of the township a game sanctuary. The 1 arguments used could be applied to any part of the State. Warrnambool, Camperdown, Murtoa, Hopetoun, Warrackuabeal, Terang, and many other towns not familiar to me have surrendered all the duck-shooting places in their vicinity and agreed that they be proclaimed eanctuarys. t'ho persons who &poke at the meet ing wore voicing their own small personal feelings only and never gave a thought to the wider question of game preservation. I think the Shire Co.ii,ndil should still insist on the swsrhp being preserved, ...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 12 May 1914
MISCELLANEOUS Miss \ ida Goldstein has again de cided to comest the Kuoyong seat at ■ u ^'Gd^rul eito.iui:s. President Wilson's youngest daughter "•as marriod to Mr. McAdoo, the Am Secretary of the Treasury, at rV House on Friday. . Owing to the fino uvatlier prevailing in Melbourne on Saturday, tho football niatcheti wero vary largely attended. J lucres entered the boot shop oi , • ■ Jones, of Dandenonjg, on Fri £100 aU&lt;1 St0l° g00lls to tlle vaJuo 0 i'K s.s. Perthshire (5881 tous), from j «mCri-i to Ausfcralia, . which when "JO miles south of Durban, sent a mes- j fagj "}' wireless that she was returning 0 port, owing to her machinery being ue cctive, has arrived safely-at Natal. At Orbost, diphtheria is very prcva lejit, and numerous eases have been re ported. Some patients liavo been sent to the Bairnsdale Hospital for treat ment. • Jil?> C01nim,'ss»Wrs of tho Stato Sav '"K-s Bank announce that there is avail t> , "J1 tllQ l°st issue of Savings LSank debentures ...