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FEDERAL ISSUES. MR. COOK'S POLICY SPEECH. CONTRIBUTED. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 23 July 1914
FEDERAL ISSUES, MR. COOK'S POLICY SPEECH. CONTRIBUTXD. The Liberl policy which the Prime Minister ofliciaiuy announced at Parra maLtta on Wednesday is wide, vigorous, practical. To say that-it is open to honest crititcimrn i simpyI to admit that it deabls with lihve issues, and that on such issucs men ali ay have dif fered, alwa~s will diller. But Labor will hive to casjt ibout it for some ~iuarnument in plpsc of the sorely over worked avertion that Liberalismr oaati only a necklace of negttives. for Mr. Parliament, the right doing of which would make the three years for Sep tember, 1914, to September, 1917, nnem orable. SFirst and foremost. Mr. Cook put "The preservation of the principle of responsible government." To that cap tious critics .have taken exception, con tending that this plank binds Mr. Cook to the championship bf thei party sys tem with all its detects. No contention could be shallower. Mr. Cook does piedge himself to oppose the theorists' ploposal thiat 3Ministriess...
BUSH FIRE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GUARDIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 23 July 1914
BUSH FIRE. TO THE EDITOR OF THIE GUARDIAN. Sir,-I wish to draw your attention to a bush fire raging on the river be tween Burra station and Na.rrung, which is destroying a. great deal of valuable timber. This firel is caused by the carelessness of a man camping on the bank of the liver. He sets it go. ing and gets away-. Now that our Federal and States Parliaments are :ushing ahead with the Murray water scheme re locks, &e., we want all this timber handy for the works, and also for domestic purposes. The time under consideration by the engineers, &c., is 12 years. If these men are allowed to continue causing these fires on the river the time limited by the engineers will have to be extenlded. The trouble will be to go some miles off the river to cut timber. Thanking you kindly for past favors.--I am, &c., J?NMIY DUNN.
FOOTBALL. SWAN HILL ASSOCIATION. Imperial (11.10) beat Fire Brigade (4.7). [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 23 July 1914
FOOTBALL. SWAN HILL ASSOCIATION. ImpePlal (11.10) beat Fire Brigade (4,7). On Wednesday teams from the above clubs met on the show grounds. It was anticinated that the result would be a run-away victory for the Ii-. perials, and their supporters were so confident that they gave four goals in. The Fire Brigade won the toss. and eected to kick with the Wind. From the bouxlce the Brigade attacked vigorously, and rattled up 3 goals - in quick succession. It looked at this time as if the fire fighters were going to prove a hard nut to crack for the red and blacks. The quarter ended Iwith' the Brigade leading by 3 goals 2 behinds to nil. With the change of ends and with -the assistance of the. ,wind the Imperials were not long in wiping off, their defficiency, and finished up' by scoring 5 goals 4 be hinds to their opponents' 1 behind. The third quarter was more evenly con Stested, andIsoe fineilsingn clever The scores :for this term were 1 goal 3 behinds each. The last quarter re solved ...
FEDERAL CAMPAIGN. GET ON THE ROLL. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 23 July 1914
.FEDERAL CAMPAIGN. GET ON THE ROLL. - There is a penalty of £2 for non. enrollment, and Liberals should make every effort to see that their names are on the rolls, and should do so be. fore the 30th inst. After that date it will be too -late. The roll can be seen at Mrs. J. H. Barker's, Campbell-street, where arrangements can also be made for enrollment. Senate Libepal MeeItngs. Tuesday, 28th July--Swan Hill, shire halel, a.t8 p.m., Messrs. Edgar and T re n w ith . , * . , , ' Wednesday,, 29th.-Piangil, 3 p.m.. and nyh, m 'p.m., M. Trenwith.i Go-. schen, 3 p.m., and Ultima, 8 p.mi.L, Mr. Edgar. , - - mlh.?.. ,-!* ftr., -a~ -,- . . . * _ .uAms uy, oun.-'ental Island, 3 p.m., and Bulga, 8 p.m., Mr. Edgar. iFish Point, 2.30 p.m.; Tresco; 4.30 p.m.; and Lake. Boga, 8 p.m., Mr. Trenwith. FridaY, 31st.-Woitchie, 3 p.m., and Ohillin ollah, 8 p.m., Mr. renwith. Tyntynder South, 3 p.m., and Lalbert, 8 p.m., Mr. Edgar. It will be noted that most of the main centres in the Swan Hill sub divisi...
THE WOOL CLIP. ANNUAL REVIEW FOR PAST SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 23 July 1914
THE WOOL CLIP. ANNUAL REVIEW FOR PAST SEASON. i fr DA.GUTY As Co. LUIITED. We have received a copy of Dal gety's Annual 'Wool Review for Aus talaia, which contains an exhaustive anary of everything relating to the pt season's clip and the' marketing of same. The publication is in its siretntb year of issue, and deals com prehensively t)t Vnlv with the past .li., but also with muanv branches of Se. ianusir- connected with wool. Reoord Productlon. The number of sheep estimated to lare been shorn was 109,692,264 head, itd.,ing lambs, which produced 7.87 lbs. per head (including lambs) as ia'f-t 7 Ibs. for -the Orevious season. A splendid average mo!ietary return of ft 4i per head was iealised. the total rith etrduced by the tlock. in wool a^ Fting £34,959,463. The over, ia e.xo, of wool. plus quantity re ed Oin the .Commioiwealth and New 4ead for manufacturing purposes, le a total of 2,639.280 bales, which Milns the din slightli bigger than the r-wor one of the ,Seaon 1911-12. R»uults ...
DON'TS." [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 23 July 1914
DON'TS." Don;t use the eyes when they are tired or weak from illness. Don't face the light when reading or sewing. Don't neglect to bathe the eyes before retiring, so as to remove any dust that may have .gathered on the lids during the day. Don't allow a cold, raw wind to strike the eyes. Don't try to get a cinder out of the eye by rubbing the injured orb; rub the other eye. Don't sleep too much or too little; too much sleep weakens the eyes, too litle. fa tigues them. Don't wear your hair always in the same style; a change of method is beneficial to the hair, and to let it fall losely about the shoulders is an excellent plan at times. Don't follow fashion blindly in re gard to coiffure if you would have ar tistic proportions and bring out the best, expressions of the face. Don't part the hair in the middle if you-are round-faced and chubby; this only emphasises the disc-like appearance. Don't get into the habit (quite an easy one to fall into) of frowning. It causes the face to bec...
CORRESPONDENCE. NYAH V. WOOD WOOD FOOTBALL MATCH. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GUARDIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 23 July 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. NYAII V. WOOD WOOD FOOT BALL MATCH, TO THE EDITOR OF THE GUOARDIAY. Sir,-Being your correspondent in the recent football match Wood Wood v. Nyah, I would crave a Small space in your valuable columns to reply briefly to subsequent letters.. Firstly, I wish to state that I did not 1keep a record orfthe free kicks, but after the termination of the match the enclosed list was handed me, and I have every reason. to b~elieve the record is true and correct, and I would much prefer to acccjt the wuird of my authority than "'ollowe , " I envy the position of no umpire, but such persons being paid ollicials are always open to fai?? comment, and if this point has been overstepped I regret it. With !rmVA to .ns,,: S ..". uu w - VJ4uWe, - i111. ietL ter is as "nought" to me. but I sincere ly ask him if he has 'ver witnessed another match in which free kicks were more numerous; and it he has not repeatedly said that many of Mr. J. J. Smith's decisions are absurd. Certainly the pub...
WOMEN'S TIDINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 23 July 1914
WOMEN'S TIDINESS. Women are certainly more accurate than men. Young girls are taught early in life that neatness in folding clothes and carefulness in putting away dolls and other toys are most necessary. Boys, on the other hand, are raely brought up on these lines; they are allowed to fling clothes and toys where they think fit, and their sisters are trained to pick up these -things and put them in their right plaices.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 23 July 1914
SGru. '4 1 eppermint Our., for NJ%~fli ieJ . Golfing all day, he wae fesling tired, 'Twas hot, anw he'd rather freely perspired' Cried he: "I'm catching a cri in my head, It may lead to a couple of days in bed. "Y sport will be spoild for a week or more, Fr alra-cv Fm feeling stiff and soro. But stay i 'v" a remrdy safe and sure, th bunt up somn o Wos Peppermint Cure. A Rookhampton Lady Cured of In- ,l fluenzs, by rDr. Sheldon'e New Dlsovery "I had a most severe attack of In fluenza," writes Mrs. E. A. Hurley.,, Kent-stireet, Riockhamepton, Q. "Myi head ached. my throat was verty sor-i making swaliowing very painMul. seemed to have pains in every pafrt ?? my body. My legs were often 60 weara I had to lie dog n. This la¶ttedl foi, j some time, although I was continually taking 'cure-,' which did me no good.r One dat I chaned to see an advertise ment in the 'Bull.otin,; and sent for al bottle of Di. Sheldon s Now Discovery Two das' treatment made a gl-eat im provement iu me, bO I kept...
MAIZE FOR COLOR. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 23 July 1914
MAIZE FOR COLOR. There are so-called egg foods ga lore, but he real thing is a proper pro portion of maize green food and lean meat. Too often the high-priced win ter egg proves but a pale, flabby af fair with colorless yolk and watery white. This results, from feeding without a sufficiency of green food and hard grain, especially maize, Fresh green feed and maize will pro duce the egg with rich, golden yolk and firm white standing up around it -a thing of beauty on the breakfast table and a joy to the breakfaster. An abundance of egg-making food fed to the pullets in an appetising and di gestible form so that large quantities may be eaten and assimilated is ne cessary to prolific egg production at any season, but particularly in win ter. Succulent green food is especi ally essential for this purpose, being in fact one of the things that belong to the springtime with its flush of egg production.
FOR THE FARMER. BRANDING CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 23 July 1914
F?OR THE FARMER: 'BRANDING CATTLE. The ~great a'ste of money. entailed by our present ?methods of branding cattle is a subject Wihich periodically crops.up in the newspapers and lea ther trade journals. It never appears, however, to get past this stage, for the same injurious method of apply ing hot irons to the best part of an animal's hide still continues. In this connection it is pointed . out by the English Farmers' Federation that the difference in price of leather, were it not branded, is probably 3d. to 4d. per pound. Then, again, raw hides, if not branded, would fetch ld. per pound more, and, as these hides Weigh from 60 lb. to 80 lb. the difference in value is very appreciable. The Federa tion advocates either an alteration of the method of branding, or that the animals be branded with smaller brands, on the cheeks, ears, or flanks -not on the rump or the back, as is at present nearly always done. They consider that this would be equally distinguishable, and would do from 5...
HIS EXPLANATION. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 23 July 1914
HIS EXPLANATION. A retired army officer tells a good story of a jobbing gardener, who, whatever his faults, apparently lacks nothing in the way of aptitude for making excuses. "I'd had considerable trouble with my rough hands in the garden," says the army man, "but when this honest eyed specimen applied for the job of well-digging about ten rods of ground, I was taken by his appearance, and told him to come in the morning. "'Now I want you to take your time and dig it thoroughly, not merely scratch the surface,' I said. 'Never mind how long it takes, dig deeply.' And 'whilst I was standing by he car ried out my instructions admirably. "I left him at it quite certain that I would know if my orders were car ried out, for about six inches deep in the middle of the plot I had buried half a dozen clinkers each the size of a brick. "When I returned he was past the spot, but there was no' sign of the clinkers lying about. "'Lend me your spade a minute,' I said, and straightway unearthed th...
FOWL CHOLERA. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 23 July 1914
FOWL CHOLERA. This is one of the most dreaded diseases in the poultry world. It is caused by a germ and is highly con tagious. Once it has established it self-in a poultry yard, nothing but the most thorough treatment will pre vent the annihilation of the entire flock. Miedical treatment is of litle or no avail. The best thing to do is to kill all the sick birds at once, and to kill them in such a wiy as not to spread the infection with their blood, and to burn'their bodies. The remain ing fowls should then be divided into small lots of from three to five each, so that when a bird is attacked by the disease the entire flock will not be exposed to it. Watch each one of the small lots closely and remove every sick bird. Clean and disinfect everything thor oughly, including small pens contain ing non-infected fowls, with a carbolic acid solution made by mixing one pint of crude carbolic acid and ten quarts of water. All birds not killed should be given three teaspoonfuls of a half per ...
Swan Hill Guardian PUBLISHED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. THURSDAY, JULY 23, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. Watering the Streets. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 23 July 1914
fwuas g-ill (Sundtian PasLtaurFD lMoNwvr a TysrBDAY Ever.as. THURSDAY, JULY 28, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS, Watering the Streets. T'his morning the novel spectacle was witnessed of the main street in Swan Hill being watered to keep down the dust It may be safely said that this is the first time in the history of the place that watering has been re1sorted to in the middle of July. S Eleotrlo Commlttee. Ait .the meeting of the electric comn mittee on Tuesdayl the elcctirical engi neer (Mr. A. C. Bertoli) reported that the Swan Hill. Co-operative Dairying, Company intended installing another 12-h.p. motor engine in the near future. Another application for power reported. oin was that front a Chinese gardener, who wanted current for a 6 h.p. moter. The motor was required for pumping. water, and the applicant was prepared to give a guarantee that tihe mimumn consumption would be £35 per annum, and pay £25 if the cost of installa tion. Thbe application was granted, and the electrical engine...
Telephone Exchange. List of Subscribers. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 27 July 1914
Telephone Exchange. List of Subsoribera. 23-Bell, W., M'Callum-street 46-Barwick, T. H., Campbell-street 26-Binne, Ted, and Co. 11-Brown, Neil 41-]Joulton J., Campbell-street 44-Caringa CluS 12-Chambers, A. H., Campbell.etreet. 3-Chapman and Smith, OUAGDIMN office 3-Chapman, Mrs. Knox, "Islay" Camp: bell-street 35--Commercial Hotel, J. A. Gardes 42-1)owling, 0. F., Campbell-street fi-Drummond, R. 1,., M'Crae-street 5-Drummond, R. M., private residence, Splatt-street 15-Filmer, W., hairdresser and stationer Campbell-street 65-Fielay, W. C. 24-Gerrand, D., M'Callum-esteet 16-Gerrand, W.1H., Campbell-street 20-Gray, John and Co. 47-Gray and Co.'s Motor Garage 49-Guy, John, Jun., M1'Callum-street 7-Harris, F. J., Campbell-etreet 13-Harye , F. andCo., Campboll-street 14AHerridge, Mre. M., cofRlo palace, Campbell-street 32-Hospital, Public --Jager, F. 2-Kinberloy, W., private residence 31-Legge, Dr. F. R. '48 London Bank 19-Lord, AA. -16- Morgan, T. H. 43-Mellool Station 2-M'" Donald, Don...
Swan Hill Guardian PUBLISHED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. MONDAY, JULY 27, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. Skating Rink Dance. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 27 July 1914
PUBLISHED Mo0NbY AND TRURBDAT jI Evanzaxs. o MONDAY, JULY 27, 1914. a CENERAL NEWS ITEMS. 4 -4-- Skating Rlnk Dance. The next dance in the Skating Rink 1 wil be held on Thursday, 30th inst.- ] -Advt.f - Personal. Sir. W.J. Stirling, who has been transferred from Rochester to take up &lt; his duties as supervisor of the Swan 1 Hilt irrigation district under the Water 1 SBupply Commission, arrived in Swan ] Hill last week. His appointment is a permanent, and his duties will be largte ly conflued to the Murray flats. State Elsotitonf. The Mildura supporters of the Hon. John Gray. M.L.A. for the Swan Hill electorate, have formed a committee to secure his return at the forthcoming State elections.' Among the committee are some of Mildura's foremost citizens, including Messrs. Wm. Bowring, J. H. Shilliday, Geo. Wittmann, W. B. Ohaf fey, W. R. Cater, T. C. Rawlings, W. M. Newton, T. S. Dove, F. W. Picker ing, U. M. Black, H. A. Pegler, R. S. Hoops, L. W. Lille', J. H. Baylee, W. P....
RATES OF POSTAGE. Commonwealth [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 27 July 1914
RATES OF POSTAGE. Commonwealth Letters.-For every half ounce, or, fraction thereof, Id. Letter Cards.~-Single, each, Id. Letter Cards.--Rlply, each half, Id., Postcards.-Single, I4. Posteards.-ReplSy each· half, Id. Printed Papers, as prescribed, per 2 oz or part of 2 oz., jd. Books (printed outside Australia), 4 oz. or part of 4 os., jd. Books (printed in Australia), 8 oz. or part of 8 oz., Ad. Magazines, that is to say (a), Maga. zines, Reviews, Serials, and other simi lar publications printed and published in Australia in numbers at intervals not exceeding three months, per 8 oz. or part of 8 oz., Ad. (b) Magazines, Reviews, Serials, and other similar publications (includ ing Newspapers) printed and published outside Australia in numbers at inter vals not exceeding three months, per ·& oz. or part of 4 oz., Ad. "Hansard," that is reports of Par liamentary debates printed and pub lished by the authority of.the Common wealth or State, per 12 oz. or part of 12 oz., Ad. Comme...