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A Mechanical Employment Bureau. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
A Mechanical Employment Bureau. f - A mechanical device for bringing together the man. and the job has been invented by a Califarnian. It consists of an upright cabinet with a number of glass-covered cases, each of which shows a card with an inscription something .like this : "Wanted-A Buteher. Wages, 3dol. a day. German preferred. References.". Enough information is placed on the card, and visible through the glass, so that the applicant can tell if he can fill the requirements. If so he . drops 25c. in the slot, opens the cabinet, an:l takes out the card, which carries the address upon the reverse. . If he obtains the position, he lias paid only a quarter instead of the exorbitant fee demanded by some agencies, while if he is un successful he can get his. money back by taking the card to the main of fice. Only, one card for each jotyis placed in the cabinet, so there is no crush at the door of the employer, which; is a good thing for both par ties. The machines are placed in publi...
Lost in Windsor Castle. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 9 October 1914
Lost in Windsor Castle. ^ Mr. J. p. Millar, the celebrated 1 ortrait-painter, used - to tell how he went by command to Windsor Castle for',a few days, to paint tho pfbture of a certain Queen whilst she was living there. One morning he arrived earlier than usual, had luncheoh in good time, all by him self, and then got the Queen in question to sit for an hour to him. Having thus made fair pro gress with his picture, he resolved to take .a stroll in the park for a little while as a change, and ac cordingly started to find his way o~t. ?>' . .???' ? But, unfortunately, he got lost ! He went up one corridor after an other'. in vain, but he could not meet any servant who might be questioned effectively for his pur pose. Finally, at the end of a long passage, he came to a door which seemed as if it must sur.ely lead j into the courtyard. So he opened it and went on. But what was his' .surprise and chagrin when- he found .'himself in a room where sat the very Queen he had been painting,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
GOOD NEWS FOR WOMEN. VISIT OF SKILFUL LADIES' SPECIALIST NURSE GREER Aa experienced Specialist from tha Head Quarters' Staft of the LADIES' COLLEGE OF HEALTH, 327 Collins Street, Melbourne, may be consulted at the NATIMUK HOTEL, Natimuk, from 2 p.m on Monday, October 26 till 9 p.m on Tuesday, October 27 This visit is being made for the conven ience of those who cannot afford the time and expense of a visit to Mel bourne. Every woman in ill-health should embrace this opportunity of obtaining the skiiful advice of one of her own sex, who, s;>eaking from wide expeiience will explain how good heall'n may be restored without many of the operations new pel f >rm-id on suffering wonmi. and also how speedy reli ;f may he o'o tained, after all other itisiuh hivs failed from Headaches, B ckiche, Pai;;s in the si Is and pit of smni ich, Nansja, P.ieamatism. Cat irr!i, P.les, Hi.i =tiiness indigestion, Liver -\!id KiJ:iey Troubles Asthma, Ecz«mi, Etc PLEVSE NOl'E-'The Ladies' Coh lege or ...
Debate at Gymbowen [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
Debite at Gymbowen The interesting subject '"Environs inent v Education " was very ably den bated at Gymbowen on Friday last between I lie Ullswater and Gymbowen Mutual Improvement Associations. Unfortunately, two of the Ullswater men were unable to attend, but Messrs Harrowfield, T Peach and B Moody did Credit to the cause of education. For ' Environment Messrs A Muegel, W | Ampt and G T. Haase were the speakers. Mr F J. Haase, of Natimuk, acted as adjudicator In opening I be debate, the chairman, Mr Richards, welcomed the Ullswater representatives to Gymbowen In opening for Environment Mr A Muegel said that it was part of human nature for one's character to be moulded according to one's environment and that in trying to improve by educa tion human nature had to be fought against. He believed that human nature was the stronger influence. The environment of ones home had a great er influence than the highest education He thought that environment was the cause of patriotism, inventio...
The Army and the Navy. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
Tl\e Army and the Navy. ' Defence, not Defiance"' has always been England's mutto, and at present while she is engaged in the mightiest war the world has ever seen, fighting for the maintenance of right, a study of her Army and Navy, as given in the lantern lecture on Monday night, proved of great interest. The lecture was held under the auspices of the Mutual Improvement Association, and was delivered by Mr A. Twidle. The attendance ot the hall was very fair, and, at times, in a demonstrative mood, the pictures of Royalty, past and present leaders, and famous ships being heartily cheered. Our Empire has grown up grad ually and it is to our forefathers thai we occupy such a proud position among the nacions, and our duty to the future generations is to see that our means of defence are not only maintained, but increased and im-* proved.. Prior to the screening of the slides on the Navy the Naiimuk Orchestra rendered Cambridinge tine style and Mr K. McLennan sang Empress of the Waves....
NATIMUK MARKET BIG CONSIGNMENT OF FAT SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
NATiMUK MARKET BIG CONSIGNMENT" OF FAT SHEEP. Messrs Young Bros report having sold through their Natimuk braach 2985 sheep, at-follows 100 lambs 9,6, 40 fat sheep 8/, '141 li'Vibs 9/, 20 fat ewes 14/, 50 frt Baerii'io wfitheis 17/6, 400 ctoss w Gib ers 17/9, 70 fat lambs 8/6, 38 fat lambs 7/6, 25 fat wethers 14/9, 15 fat ewes 12/, 58 fat ewes 5/. 156 fat wethers 17/', 70 fat lambs 9/6, 60 fat lamb' 8/6, 62 fat sheep 16/, 170 merino wethers 6/6, 150 merino 6/3, 30 merino wethers 6/6, 30 fat lambs 9/6, 20 fat lambs 7/6, 30 fat ewes 11/6, 60 fat wethers 10/, 60 fat ewes 6/6, 100 fat cross ewes 12/, 15 fafc ewes 7/, 100 comeback ewes 12/6, 10 fat lambs 10/6, 60 fat lambs 9/', 15 fafc ewes 15/6, 60 fat ewes 7/, 39 fafc sheep 15/, 10 fat ewes 10/6S 30 fat Iambs 9/8, 20 fafc wethers 13/, 5 fat wethers 12/, 100 lambs 11/, 100 fat wethers 16/6 50 fat wethers 12/, 50 fat wethers 10/6, 110 iambs 7/3, 25 ewes 7/3, 20 fat wethers 11/6, 50 fat wethers 11/9, 20 wethers 14/9, 32 sheep 13/, 3 fat he...
Mitre Lake Patriotic Concert [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
i I flptre Lake Patriotic Concert 1'n connection, with the patriotic concert held at Mitre Like South on September 30. oar report m last issue slionld have contained an acknow ledgment of thu kindness of Mr and Mrs Hermann Sndholz for their kind ness m giving the use of their barn an i piano for the effo-t. It should also have been mentioned that. Mr G. A M'Clnreassisted very satisfactorily in selling b^d^cs to the amonnt. of £6 Is that Mr TI103 M'Oredden, donated £3 5s to the fat'd. Mr J R, Liar lCs>, and Mr Wm M Claie £1, making the gross tasiaes, with those ! from concei t. and ball, £2A IGs. The ! .ex jicn^r s svpif £i 5s leaving a srcon 1 djnu.iim truui the M:ire Lake district of £'2'2 lis, which speaks well for the fviJriofcism of that communitj. j M(S Roderick Butler, of Polkem-| mer, and Mis* Nellie Emmerson, of j N ircoun).', both of whom have under - .soraewli.it ,-erious operations in I'i.u il ushu'ii I iospital, are reported to be p o,' e^-i 11; as well as aan be expe...
Methodist Tennis Club [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
Methodist Tennis Club The annual meeting of the above was held in the Church on Thursday evening, October 10, 15 members being present. The Secretary (Mr W. C. Dubber) reported that the Club had last year 30 members, of whom 16 were ladies. The Club spent £5 3s in improving the court, and £3 to £4 was being spsnt this seison in enlarging the court and erecting a fence. Six matches and a ladies' tournament were played last season. The balance sheet was as follows : Receipts Cash in hand ... ... i 6 6 Member's fe-s ... ... 5 15 o Donations... ... ... 8 o Debit balance ... ... - 3 5 £7 12 11 Expenditure Debit balance ... ... 2 2 2 Bray Bros (earth) ... ... 3 3 o Lime ... ... ... 2 6 "Whitin? and brushes .. 3 0 D Bnchanan (earth) ... 1 4 0 H Hill (earth) ... ... ~ 16 0 Timber ... ... ... a 3 £7 12 " The report was received, and the balance sheet adopted. Tha financial position was regarded as highly satis factory. A hearty vote of thanks was accor ded the president and secretary for the...
THE WEST WIMMERA MAIL AND NATIMUK ADVERTISER FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16 [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
THE WEST WHflflJRA MAIL, AMD XATIMUK ADVEIITISRR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16 ^ A very pleasant and afc the same time financially successful afternoon was spent by a large number of dis. trict ladies afe the residence of Mrs Hermann Lange on Wednesday. The afternoon was of a two-fold character, for while it was a brilliant success' socially it served the useful purpose of augmenting the funds of the Eed Cross Society. The "afternoon'' was held in the recently added large drawing-room, with its beautiful bay window and its generally exquisite finish, the harmonising effect of the decorative scheme and the furnish ings being admirable. These aifcisfcic surroundings were a happy comple tion to the afternoon's enjoyment. The red, white and blue; decorations gave an appropriately loyal touch. Historical games--and they were numerous such as Who was the king who never smiled again ? Who was Henry YIII's fourth wife ? What king signed the Magna Charta ? were the chief items. The first prize was won ...
FARMING NOTES [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
FARMING NOTES Envious eyes are now being east at the irrigationists because during a time when the majority of stock . owrestind themselves without fod der the irrigntii.msts have the means at their command to ensure the growth of crops. Mnr.y 1? nglu d at the->hheme or Small ungated-areas. If the sclunm were on a bigger scale there would not COY» b? scich a shortage of fodder fcv slock There J" no better feed for sheep daring times ( f stress than ensilage. It is remarkable how loth farmers are to recognise this. Were they only to realise what a well-filled silo is capable of doing in the way of supplying feed for starving stock there would be few farms without one An instance of this is supplied by Messrs Telford Bros, enterprising young farmers in the St Arnaud district-. They were overtaken by a shortage of natural feed last. June, and found themselves without suffi cient, pasture to support. the newly lamb d ewes, of which there were 200. Fortunately they had a sixty ton sil...
Swimming Notes [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
Swimming Notes The annual meeting of the Nati muk Swimming Club will be held ia the Mechanics Hall in a fortnight's time. The date will be advertised in next issue. Thanks to the liberal support given by the public, and the hard work performed by the working bees, the Club has accomplished a good deal in its first season. The teaching of swimming and life-having to the pupils in the ele mentary schools and high schools under the Education Department ia now fairly established, and the ap proaching season bids fair 10 be one of great activity. Daring the past three summers the teachers have attended classes of instruction held on Saturdays! on week days after school hoars, atd daring vacations, so that there is a steadily in?reasing number of teachers qualified to impart instruction. In a report presented to the director by Miss Jf Cox and Mr F de Beanrepaire, organisers of swimming classes, it was pointed out that the number of children receiving instruction during school hoursi in r...
Wimmera Show Dates [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
WimmeraShow Dates The delegates of he various Wim* mera A and P Societies met ft* Hnrtoa. and the following dates wer« agreed to by the conference Hopetoun. 16th October Jeparit, 20th October Mnrtoa, 21st October Rainbow, 23rd October Tbe statement of accounts in connection "Rith the recent agricultural show at Stawell showed a profit of £32/16 '8 After holding an inquiry the Coroner found Antonio Soro guilty of the wilful mur der of Angela Beckett, a school teacher, who w:-.s found dead in the Eoval Park grounds v C? three weeks ago Reginald Heiler, of Gilgnn dra, N.S.W., has broken his thigh in nvo places-the eigth time he has broken a leg or an arm. His father, Alfred Heeler, ha? had 38 breakages The maximuk charge to be made per ton for freight on Mallee roots is 10/. Th3 Treasury will raa^e good the loss to the Raiiwav Depart ment.
First Aid CLASS FORMED AT NATIMUK [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
First Aid CLASS FORMED AT NATTMUK About 20 ladies attended at the Mechanics' Hal', Natimuk, yesterday afternoon to consider the matter of organising drst-aid classes. In was decided to form class in connection with St John's Ambulance Associa tion* Mrs Newloa was appointed president, and Miss Reader secretary. The membership fee was not fixed, but it- will probably be 7/6, which includes books and bandages. All intending members are requested to hand in their names by Thursday afternoon next, when a meeting is to be held. Fbe desirability of a kuow ledge of fiirst-aid is beyond question, . and it is hoped that the classes will be successful
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
ifen caaj come and men may go, 2nd accidents fill the world with wo« j?;* oae thing that will erer endure Is ff.B. Woods' Great Peppermint Care, TVhiek Pats n0VV ,n an^ poor ind health and strength ib doth restore Xkat's vrhy lam so,':tery sare There's nothing like f oods' Peppper-. mint "are J. E. Phillies Bricklayer and Stone Masen ^-rrsTfES it tojbe known th-tghe has ffl settled m HORSHAM, and that he red tc put up buildings with brick ^neiin thejNatimuk and surrounding diets' am«» J.. B. JPHILLT]?S, iiorsh mPO Shlra Notices. Shire of Kowree BAKBED WIRE ON FENCES vrnTlCE is hereby given that tbe use N If barbed wire on any: ence or .ruction on land afijrrisg any £ or road witbta tt« tccships of Set, Bootoopki, Harrow, Goroke, APrArLcpe,ymbowen, Mimmay. Tool 1 Ld Wombelano, and within a See of one mile from tfatrbonndar .wpnf whether such wire is now in Son or not, is prohibited unless the ^ nf nf the Council is obtained for tripes* Applications for per. "£*£ to use barbed wire mu...
Main Roads. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
Main Roads. The Conakry Roads Board, regog nising the need for taking immediate action to relieve unemployment caus ed by the drought ;n the Mallee and Wimmerft districts, has made pro posals to Shire Councils in these areas for extensive improvements in country roadai It is proposed to declare the following as main roads. Arapiles Shire : Horsham -Harail^ ton road and the Horsham-jSTatimak Edenhope road . " . Kowres Shire: Hamilton Edenhope Apsley road, Edenhope-Goroke road, Booroopki road, ctnd Natimuk road. -,>Lowan .shire Dimboola-Kaniva' road. Yanac road, Lorquon road and ' Goroke road ' .. Wimmera shire : Horsham^Haair. ilton road, Dimboola road, Warrack nabeal road and Natimuk road Lawloit shire : NhilUKaniva road to. .the S.A. borderi Xearinga road, Bronglitori road and Lillimnr road Dimboola sbire : Horsham road, Nhill road, Warracknabeal road, Rainbow road and Rainbow-rises road Horsham Borough, Hamilton road, and Warracknabeal road" The municipal bodies concerned are a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
Ill- 5&lt;i1i(cs. - .1"R; Post Office Stores NATiMUK The Place for Good Values mmm®®@#© ©©00 ©f>©© @®©@ ©#®@@© "WINTER 60008=^ § © ocooo cooo cooooocoooo© Now In, and in all the latest Fashions All that is new in Ladies' and Gents' Coats, Suits Umbrellas, Rugs, Shirts, Neckwear, Snug Uiderwear Pyjamas, etc Also Groceries, Crockery, Ironmongery, etc Dairy Produce Bought. F. % RATCLIFFE & SONS, Post Office Stores NATIMUK. NATIMUK W BAKERY E E. Wishes t6 make fCfe 17® *W!t known that lie has purchased the b ove business, and that having secured the'services of a first-class baner he is supplying only the best Bread, etc, Dances, Weddings, Picnics, Socials Football Matches, &c., Catered for reasonably. Splendid Assortment of Lollies on hand ; also Fruits in Season. Small Goods a Specialty IE. 3±J. JORY, P-ROPE/IETO R. Ploughs &!)d Drills Repaired So Promptly that the minimum of delay occurs in the field. * Yes, our Prices are Reasonable I have secondha...
AS OTHERS SEES US [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
IS OTHERS SEES DS The " Republican," Phoenix, Ar kansas, U.S.A, writes Australia is a continent almost as large as the United States, and there is nothing ordinary in it but cricket and afternoon tea. Long before the lest of the -world was finished np by Nature, Anstialia was a completed land and ready for the real-estate agent. Yet he did not land until early in the last century. It Is the youngest of the civilised living-places, and was first actually explored in the eighteenth century by the cele-« brated Captain Cook on his way to] his last terrible 'banquet in the Hawaiian Islands, Australia flocks in the south-west corner of the globe, at a tremendons distance from anywhere worth speak« ing of. Tt ie a rim of fertile land surrounding a vast salt desert. * Its rivers are larger at their source than at their mouth. Its animals incubate their young. Its natives use the bomerang instead of the bow and arrow. It has caterpillars six feet long and gum trees 400ft high. It baa pond l...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 16 October 1914
In Memoriam QC3M1DT-In fond and loving menory O of our dear little son, Kobert Howard, v.-hod epai ted this life at Natimuk on the 18th day of October, 1913. Little we thought we would lose you so soon Littie darling, just in your bloom. Memory recalling in fancy we trace Boblie, our darling, your sweet little face. Forever with the Lord. Peace, perfect peace. (Inserted by his loving parents-River side, Horsham.) B~~ OHMIDT-la loving memory of our ...'?dear little'nephew, Bobby, who passed away at Natimuk oa ISth October. 1913 Darling-, mild aud gentle. Pure and lovely as the flowers. Thou from earth hast early faded But to bloom.in Eden's flowers. (Inserted by hi^lrmag-auafjd and uocle, J3. E. and W. ' H. Sichner, Bute, bouth Australia. " ;