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ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
ACCIDENT. A painful accident happened to a man named Oliyer Wilson, employed by Mr Staehr, about live miles from Servico ton, on Monday last. Wilson was riding a horse in the paddock when the animal put its foot into a rabbit's burrow and tumbled over, falling on its rider. As it was seen that Wilson was seriously hurt, he was sent to Nhill by the up express on Tuesday, and was taken from the railway station in tho ambulance and admitted into the hospital, when it was ascertained upon examination that Wilson .received serious injuries to tho ankle joint, which was not only frac tured but dislocated. On Tuesday morn ing Dr Ryan, assisted by Dr Folstead, successfully operated, and although tho injury is of a serious nature it is anticipated that tho limb will be saved.
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
GOLF. The gentlemen's singles, which was to have taken place on Wednesday, had to be abandoned owing to un favorable weathor conditions. Gents are notified that the match will bo played on Wodneaday next. The Kaniva Golf Club opened the season on Wednesday, when a mixed foursome was played. The winning couple were Miss E. Rabone and Mr J. Schmidt, with Mrs Lee and Mr Waters second. Afternoon tea was provided by the ladies. Scores:— a « o CO W EH Miss E, Rabone and J. Schmidt 71 16 55 Mrs Lee and Mr Waters 75 14 61 Mrs Collins and H. Jory 73 9 64 Mr and Mrs Kiely 77 13 64 Mrs Powell & H. Elsden 73 4 69 Miss Sherwen and J. 0. Leason 79 10 69 Miss I. K. Bond and W. Fisher 76 5 71 Miss G. Brealey and T, Kelly 82 10 72 Mr and Mrs Chatfield ... 92 16 76 Miss McLachlan and E. Shorwen 86 9 77 Miss Smith and L. N. Smith 93 11 82
GERANG. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
GERflNG Largo congregations wero present at the Methodist Church anniversary services held on Sunday, the 3rd inst. The interior of tho church was ap propriately and very artistically dec orated for tho occasion, and reflected credit on the ladies who had devoted the previous ovoning to this purpose. Impressivo sermons were preached by tho Kov Mr Sussox and Mr Can ning at tho afternoon snd ovoning services respectively. Special items were rendored by the choir, which, on this occasion, was considerably strengthened by the assistance given | by the following ladies and gentlemen from Olenlee Misses Fisher, Mr Fisher and Mr Hazlitt. Miss War rick capably carriod out her duties as organist. Tho anniversary concert and supper followed on Wednesday. The attendance was fairly large, and a very good programme was submit ted. Tho following are the items :— The choir : recitation, Miss F, War rick ; recitation. Mr F. Cole ; duet, Miss Warrick and Miss A. Albrechfc; recitation, Mr W. Warrick ...
MASONIC INSTALLATION. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
MASONIC INSTALLATION. The annual Installation ceremony of the Lowan Lodge of Freemasons was held in the Masonlo Hall, Nhill, on Friday last, May 8th, when Bro. E. L. Taseickor was installed in the chair of King Solomon according to ancient cub torn. "Won, Bro. Ghrimes, P.G.S.B., officiated as installing master. • There was a largo attendance of visitors, in cluding members of Grand Lodge and representatives from all the lodgeB in the distrlot. Wor. Bro. Slocombe, P.G.Pm., of Ararat, invested tho officers for the coming year, and during the ceremony W. Bro. Dodd was presented with a Past Master's jewel. At tho conclusion of the ceremony a banquet was held in St. George's Hall—excel lently catered for by Mr N. Tassickcr— at whioh tho usual Maaonio toasts were honored. The following are tho offi cers for 1914-15:—W.M., Bro. E. L. Tassicker; I.P.M., W. Bro. J. L. Barnes; S.W., Bro. A. P. Magill; J.W., Bro. Rev. L. Walton; D.O., I W. Bro. W. E. Goldsworthy; Chaplain, Bro. Eav. B. E. Saun...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
AUCTIONEERS Stoekfend Station Agents, Land, Finance and Commission Agent J Dots • denote places rthere Young Bros fiava Branches 'Sale Yards. Crosses Jt d&nofa places where Youny Bros Jiare. active. Co-Ayants HOBSHA9I. NHILL, and HAMILTON. ranch Offices at—Minjip, Bupanyup, Warracknabeal, Dimboola, Casterton, Kaniva AUCTION SALES OF HORSES, CATTLE, SHEEP, ETC Held as under Horaham, Hamilton, Nhill, Minyip, Rupanynp, Goroko, Kaniva, Dimboo a, Dunkeld, Casterton, Cavandish, Balmoraland Strath, dowpie. Agents for— Dennys, Lascelles, Austin, and Oo, The Ballarat Trustees, Executors, and Agency Coy. Ltd. (The Ballarat Banking Company, Ltd. ' The Australian Live Stock Insurance y. I cd. The Victoria Firo Insurance Coy The Crossly Gas and Oil Engines Cooper's Sheep Dip The Mount Lyell Manures Agents for the Orient Pacific Steamship Co. Passengers booked to London and Europe from the local office, where all particulars may be learnt-on application. Nhill Weekly Sales, SATURDAY, MAY ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
(FIELD J Wi IPifi GREAT jf'M *3/*£/&lt;& f\" log sale *♦♦♦*♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦*♦♦♦'♦ ♦♦♦♦♦*♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Starts Saturday, March 14, ancl lasts "FOR TWO WI ONLY. Sacrificial Reductions 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 tile Opening Bate— Saturday, 1.4th March, 1914 v- -v' rt i;:1 loiiinson's improved ^ /£v- &lt; v>:v-v mi* PM?? ^ITL, 'Mitf Olfib Sp3;iaiiy suitable for Light Gii or D'iiier Engines The illustration shows rigid ancl simple construction. The swindle lias Self-align ing Bearings. Fast and Loose Pullies. The tabic top is of shc-ft steel for durability and ease of handling logs. The swinging brackets supporting tabie arc of angle steel. 1 he whole is well stayed and trussed and a very durable and safe article. FULLER PARTICULARS ON APPLICATION T. ROBIM I 10. Piy. Liu. ACHiN^Y*AHA?^ ERS Only City Haw Kosus; 53S S G Fourke Street, Mjliuurae Spntswocd, VIC...
The Nhill Free Press WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "NHILL MAIL." FRIDAY. 15TH MAY. News and Notes. EMPIRE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
Ihe thill free Iress With whiou is Incorporated the "Nhill Mail." FRIDAY. 15th MAY, EMPIRE DA.Y. At a meeting of the ministers of the town, attended by the Revs H. Swan, R. E. Saunders, and L. Walton (convenors), the question of Empire Day celebration was considered. It was resolved to hold a monster united service in Bailie's Theatre Royal on the afternoon of Sunday, 24th May. All the municipal and other public bodies are asked to attend, together with all local organisa tions, cadets, military companies, etc. The local bands have been asked to bo present and give their valuablo services in the musical sections of tho proceed ings. Provision will also bo mado for the accommodation of the Sunday school childron. The spirit of Empire belongs to no exclusive section of our national iife, and, whilst in a way, it may be honored in a narrower community character, it would fail thus to givo expression to the deeper, patriotic senti ments which stir within us. It ia in the co-mingling of ...
Our Politeness. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
Our Politeness. An English gentleman at a dinner party sat next to a Frenchwoman. This lady praised lier own coun.Ty very highly. Particularly she praised French politeness. "The French," she said, "are the politest people in the world." The gentleman smiled. The other, a little piqued at his smile, said: "You English all admit, don't you, the superiority of French politeness?" The Englishman smiled as he an swered: "We do, madam. That is our po liteness.''
AN ARTFUL MAID. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
AN ARTFUL MAID. "If you fondly loved me, darling," In her ear lie whispered low; "Why unto my first proposal, ■ Did you sadden me with 'No?'" "Well," replied the happy maiden, In between a bill and coo, "I'm afraid i did it merely, Just to see what you would do." "But," her lover fond protested, In a tone approaching pain, "What if I had rushed off wildly, Never coming back again?" "That," she cried, "could not have happened, Well I knew what was in store, As I took a wee precaution Darling, I—I locked the door!" The thing that doesn't cost any thing has a cute way of figuring in the expenses account. A woman is so used to pinning things that she can't understand why a man should make so much fuss about a missing button.
COURSING. DIMBOOLA MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
COURSING DIMBOOLA MEETING. Tho second meet of the Dimboola I Coursing Club took placo oa Wcdn-sday, when two stakes wore compete) for, viz: —All-aged stake for 16 dogs, ami Puppy Stake for the panic number. A largo j attondance was prosonfc, but if the club j is anxious for patronage something more will havo to bo done for the public's comfort. Ou Wednosday, a cold bleak wind, accompanied by showers, blow during the nflornoon, yet thoro was neither shelter fur ;uin or dog, and tho discoinforfcure of several ladies presenb was distressing. Thoro is also room for improvement in the management, but as tho club is in its infancy they will no doubt remedy thoso dofocts as timo goes on. Some of tho hares oamo undor tho heading of " raoy," but olhors wore so slow that a terrier would havo experienced no difficulty in " head ing " them. Nhill and district wero well represented by Messrs A, F. MagiU's Gordon's Dart and Inver nell. G. Farmers' Second Verse and Chant, T. Evans' "Gordon's Inten...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
WELSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST. FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The Welsbacli Air Gas Ma chine is 60 sim ple that a child can work it with impunity, Suitable for Lighting, Heat ing and Cook ing. We guar antee satisfac tion with all our Machines, and to prove this we will put a machine in for ono month free of charge, and if not suit able, will remove same free of all cost to you. Write for Catalogue.'' WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, 380 TjONSDALiTC ST.. MELBOUUNR
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLES. _ "When boiling potatoes, add just a little sugar, as well as salt. They are far more floury than i£ only salt is added. The white of a raw egg applied to a burn or scald will prevent inflam mation, be soothing and cooling, and relieve the stinging pain. When a fisli-kettlfe is not available for boiling the fish, place an old plate at the bottom of the saucepan and tie the fish in a piece of muslin. To test mussels, add an onion when cooking them. Should the onion turn black, the mussels should not be eat en, as it is a sign that they are not good. If your oven will not brown your pastry as well as you would like, put the cakes or tarts on the upper tray, and throw a little sugar on the floor of the oven. When you suspect worms at the roots of your plants, place a few un used matches, heads downwards, hi the pots. The sulphur will kill the worms and the plants will be quite healthy again. To prevent the juice of pies from running over spread a thin rim of but ter a...
PATTERN OP LADY'S DRESSING GOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
PATTERN OP LADY'S DRESSING GOWN. A good Dressing Gown is always welcome. This design is for Pyrenees flannel. It represents "Everylady's Journal" pattern No. 183, cut in throo sizes, small, medium and large. This pattern may be bought l'oi ninepence from local pattern agent o.' will be sent post free to any address if; ninepence in stamps is sent to Dept. "A," "Everylady's Journal," 37&lt;5 Swanston-street, Melbourne. State number of pattern and size required If a penny stamp is sent to above address a 48-page catalogue will be sent to any reader who writes "sent! free catalogue."
Leila and Her Lover. Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., London and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) II. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
Leila and Her Lover. By MAX PEMBERTON. I , bv Arrangement with Ward, ?] nrt ('o Ltd., Loudon and Melb. LoW ana ' (All Rights Reserved.) II. s??„a}ei"a had'gone into Scotland. i niT llerest'oril was just the man to J11 at i;,.i.)iuyn&lt;jco rAvn. „ if mav be said that very defin iler . of the missing mail had car iiefrb se pilgrims to Lisbon. Not ried 5;,i Piittv's American friend as fl0ly tr that letters to Don Heres sarf were being addressed to the post ,0 in the citv, but the detectives ilueh employed brought unim ^hab e evidence of His having been "*7 at the theatre at the very^ time Sen I^ila had gon® i,,it Heresi'ord was j 1 luracted by the Portuguese revo -.lid to wish to see it out, all luu!ed He would have gone there ■fZ' spirit oi the true adventurer; Jnothing should be easier tlian to him in a country where every 'rtwer was suspect, and none really I '.licome to the revolutionaries. Mat Michel had taken a bold course • >11 tlii« and he never doubted that L"1 wou...
GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 15 May 1914
GUN CLUB. The first opening shoot of the Nhill Gun Olub was held on Wednesday last. The attendance was good, a large number of shooters turning out, Eleven competitors took part in the first sweep of 6 birds, which was won by H. Qladigau, with 5 kills, and F' Fischer was second with 4 kills. The following sweeps were shot off No 2 : F. Fischer, 1; H. Gladigau. 2. W. | Skeggs was shooting exceptionally well, but had the misfortune to have two very strong birds, which resulted in Mm being thrown out of the stakes. No 8 : H. Qladigau, 1; W. Skeggs, 2. No 4 : M. Cooper, 1 : F. Fischer. 2. The club is holding a £25 pigeon handicap on Wednesday, May 27, and has 700 birds on hand. Messrs Young Bros will hold a special stock sale at their Dimboola yards on Tuesday next, 19 th May, when they will offer 2000 sheep, 10 head cattle, and 5 horses. Further entries invited. The Grampians Labor Campaign Council met at Maryborough on Thursday night, the Hon. A. R. Out trim presiding. Mr It. Hall was...