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LANDS FOR SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
LANDS FOR SETTLEMENT. THE following Crown Lands Imvo been gazetted as available for Settlement on tho dates givon below : SETTLEMENT PURCHASE (undor tho proi visions of tho Closer Setttomont Act and Regulations) WAGGA WAGGA LAND DISTRICT, within the Gobbagomhalin Settlement pur chase Area, farm No. ]S3, being portion 139, parish Goblmgombalin, county Claren don, of «173.} acres ; distant llj miles from Wagga Wagga ; Huitablo for agriculture and farming; capital value, £3 Us. per noro; doposit, £81 13s. 7d. Availablo 9th March, 1908. WAGGA WAGGA LAND DISTRICT, within Marrar Settlement Purchase Area, farm No. 1, being portion 02, parish Kinilibah, county Bourko; distant 0J miles from Marrar Railway Station ; -suitable for wheat growing and dairying; capital value, £2 10s. por aoro; deposit, £103 3s. 7d. Availablo 9th March, 1908. CONDITIONAL PURCHASE LEASE: WAGGA WAGGA LAND DISTRICT, within Mittagong Holding, (130 acres in ono block, distant 2(5 miles from Wagga Wagga and 7 miles from...
THE PROBLEM OF IMMIGRATION. II. Characteristics of Immigration to New South Wales. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
THE PROBLEM OF IMMIGRATION. II. Characteristics of Immigration to Now South Wales. ONE of tlm most, important factors in tlio prosporit.v of New South Wales 1ms bcoti tho policy followed in granting boyornmont assistance to persons in tho United Kingdom and elsewhere to make : tins Stato their homo. Assisted im migration bega» in 183% and con tin ti&lt;?d to oo tho settled policy--of tlio country until 18S0, and from 1V05 to tho pre soirttimo. It is estimated that 21G,000 immigrants wero introduced' at an ex pondituro approximating three millions ' stor,.J1!\ff* Jn t,)0 "TO'ito, nearly Imlf a million havo emigrated to tho State, tho majority of them in tho most pro ductive ages of manhood and woman hood, who lmvo not only directly' added to tho number of inhabitants, but hnvo contributed to tho power of natural incroase. It is an interesting question to determine the influence of this im migration and its cfleets upon tho population of tho State. A comparison of tjio racial ...
STRANGE, BUT TRUE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
STRANGE, BUT TRUE. "You say the offlecr arrested you i while you were quietly minding your; , own business?" "Yes, your worship,' He caught me suddenly by the coat collar, and threatened to strike me wltlC" his truncheon unless I accompanied him to the station." "You were quietly at tending to your business; making no noise or disturbance of any kind?" "None whatever." "It. seems very strange. What Is your business?" VHe'a a burglar, your worship," said the. con- i 1 stable. 'Globe,"
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
WIT AND HUM. Hoax: She wenrs opecka, Jonca: Don't soy Upecka, any spoetucica. Hoax: i. don't rnouu apoctaclca. 1 mean freckles. Toacber ; Jobnny, cau you tell mo what a bypocrlto is? Johnny : Yes, ma'am; it's ft . boy wliut corncs to bcliool smiling. " Boy Passenger (to porter); I'nay,'bow'much longer aro we going to wait at tills station? I've been .hero au hour already, Porter: That's nothing, my sou. I've been here for 15 ye&ra. Watchman (discovering a burglar in tho act of opening a bunk safe): Hold on What aro you doing there? Burglar: Don't maku such a row, old tnau. I want to seo If my deposit Is all right. Nobody cau trust his banker nowadays. Mrs Muglns: My' husband is a perfect crank, Mrs Buglnu: All husbands are, my dear. Mrs Muglns: But lancy a man who complains that my mustard-plasters are not as strong as thoso bis mother used to make. Miss Vane: Someone told mo to-day that I was tho handsomest girl in our street. Miss Spcttz; Od, that's uot ineurabloj Miss Van...
THE POULTRY YARD. THE VALUE OF CHARCOAL. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
THE POULTRY YARD. THE VALUE OF CHARCOA1. ^Wo all moro or leas know tho valua of charcoal' ns a corrcctivo for poultry* young and old, and Its marked cffciit la cases of bowel troubles^ or indigestion. Ono authority (says tho Sydney "Daily ^Telegraph,,) goes so far as to regard It 'as a panadea for oil the ills to which . the feathered tribe is heir-'c! arcoal/ he says, Ms for poultry a medicine--the only mcdlelnb they take naturally, and tho only medicine they need/ In tho course of'a long article by a French scientist, wo are told that the Japanese physicians declare that it is Imposslblo for internal poisoning to result in death If tho victim swallow a largo quantity; of charcoal as'soon as the flrsl gastro intestinal disturbance Is felt, and, if that is true, It would bo well to make tho fact universally known. Fontana was tho first to demonstrate that charcoal absorbs gases. After Fontana published the results _of his experiments, It was discovered that It possessed wonderful di...
Cockeny and Marquis. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
Cochnoy and Efiarquls Tlio Marquis of Bute's father is said to have had an amusing experience in tho neighbourhood of ltothesay. lie met a Cocknoy tourist, who ask ed to be directed to a certain place. Peceivcd by the Marquis' accent, tlio visitor took him for a Southron; tho tourist thus took occasion to make su percilious romarks about tho barbar ous islandors of Buto. Anon ho .said, "I suppose you'ro liko mo, an Englishman?" "No," rosponded tho Marquis, "I'm a iiativo of Buto, this island.1' "Good gracious!" exclaimed tho Londoner in. amazement. "Thon who in tho dooco tamed yer?" Lord Buto assumed a very fiorco ox-, prossion, and raising a ponderous cud gel ho wtt3 carrying, hissed viciously, "Who:says I'm tamo?" I Tlio alarmed Cockpey turned find Hod,
SEASONABLE HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
SEASONABLE HINTS. Warm food will tend to assist moult ing. It is also very beneficial to poul-. try during cold weather. The cost of feeding a fowl for 12 months will vary accordlngsto the" price of grain and other food. It should hot. however, exceed Gs. In cases where the. whole of the food has to bo purchased, ft may be a trifle more, but this should only occur in rare cases. Moulting'will often tend to make fowls dull and "m&lt;£py." This causes the bird . to become weak In the tissues and un healthy. Exercise during moulting promotes the circulation of the blood, assists digestion, and.-generally improves the health and condition of poultry. . The growth of feather should be en- - couraged by liberal unci suitable food. Regularity in feeding is also an essen tial. If the bird is checkcd in any way the plumage Is apt to hang In the sheath of the feathers. The formation is . thereby interfered with. Should any of the inmates of the poul try yard bo caught feather eating, ...
A POPULAR LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY. The "New York Life." [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
P0PULHR LIFE aSSUR. HNBE eOMPHNY. Tho "Now York Ufo. The 1907 balance-sheet of this groat American company is boforo us, and, as usual, the imposing figures, most of them showing substantial expansion, reveal a story of solid .progress, pru dent managomont, and, in respect of tho largo increaso in the bonuses, a substantial bonofit to those fortunato onough to hold a policy in tho company, tor tho past you:-: - Premium Income for 1907. £10,426,000 Total Incomo from all Wo give some of tho striking totals Sources 21,000,000 Total Disbursomonts for 1907 13,800,000 Amount Allotted for Bo nuses, 1907 1,274,000 Total Assots 101,000,000 Total Insuranco at present in forco 412,000,000 In regard to tho promium incomo, it should ho pointed out that the above figures incln.do first year's premiums amounting to £1,110,000, while tho to tal disbursements include the sum of £9,870,000 paid to policy-holders and their representatives. Unlike some companies, tho "Now York Life" must 'bo heartily c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
Th© Immense number of orders for FROOTOIDS sent by post direct to the Proprietor is convincing proof that the Public appreciate their splendid curing power. They cure tausclcly, are elegant in appearance, and pleasant to take. "I am writing to you to express my thanks far the Frootoids which I received from you some Sirae ago. My mother, who was a great sufferer *rom Headache anr1 Bilious Attacks for many years, tfias been taking them, and has found complete 'faiicf from them." L. PATCH, Pelican Creek, Coraki, N.S.W. "Kindly send by return post two separate fcoEUe3 of Frootoids Indigestion, &lt;£c. I got a fcoKte from you before, and am pleased to say ?jtfjey tnave done me good." E. PIKE, " Myrtle Cottage," Manildra, N.S.W. "Your 'Frootoids' Is ttie only medicine [ tfiavaever found to do me any good for Biliousness «na Indigestion. One dose give3 relief." J. H. SLEEP, Lochiel, S.A. "Enclosed piease find 3/- for two bottles"of ~ iFrootoiils for Indigestion. 1 got some from yo...
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
Tlit; :&lt; t nfall. The following table shows in points he rainfail a? recorded officially at the Fipli-y Pns Offir | '1899 ['1900 150: j !§t>a 1903 1904 1905 1906 T907 "57 " 1 366 i»t i 245 324 1S7 :S3 -040 44 15 .10 2 i 1 '26 I32 165 242 154 1S1. 65 7 06 I isa nil 10 152 32 113 37 165 12 384 186 216 3" 300 205 35 283 17S 99 238 225 ' 49 24 5' 57 257 166 35 283 86 5' 12.35 117-94 12-83 11.90 118.38 114.95
Finley Post Office. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
Finley Post Office. Mails close at the Office as fol lows : Daily-For Sydney, T.P.O. south west, Naratidera, Jerilderie and Berrigan, at 7 a.m. Train leaves at 7-35 Daily - For ' Melbourne and Tocumwal, at 8 a.m. Coach.leaves! at 8.30. . For Deniliquiri, on [Mondays,! Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 7.30 p.m. . Coach'leaves at S p.m. . For Pirie ' Hills,' Fridays duly; at 7.30p.mS . ' For Jerilderie-via Springfield, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Satur days, at 6.30 p.m. Coacli leaves at 7 p.m. ARRIVALS From Sydney, T.P.O. south west, Narandera, Jerilderie, and' Berrigan, at 7.10 p.m. daily.. j From Melbourne and Tocumwal, at 7 p.m. daily. ' From Deniliquin on Wednesdays, Fridays, at 12.30 a.m. On Sun day at 4 p.m. From Pine Hills, on Sundays, at 4P-m. From Jerilderie, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, tat 8.30 a.m. M: W. CLIFFORD, Post Master.
Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVALS. Kerrigan, Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays, n a.m. Finley, daily at n a.m. Jerilderie, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 11 a.m. Sydney, Tuesdays, Thursdays, anid Saturdays at u a.m. and () p.m. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Deniliquin, Tuesdaysaud Fridays 5 p.m. Barooga and Mulwala, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 9p.m. Yarroweyah, Cobram, Numur kah, Melbourne, daily at 3.40 p.m. ' 'DEPARTURES. Barooga and Mulwala. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9 a.m. Finley and Sydney, daily 4 p.m. Berrigan, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 4 p.m." Deniliquin, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, 6 a.m. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, at 6 a.m* Yarroweyah, Cobram, ISTumurkah and Melbourne, daily at n.10a.m.
A PORTABLE BAG HOLDER. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
A PORTABLE BAG HOLDER. The contrivance hero illustrated en ables bag's to be filled in the easiest way. The upright plank is an Inch thick, three and a half feet long, and 15 inches' wide. The bottom T'iank is of the same dimensions, except that it is a foo' ancl a half shorter. The hopper In easily ? constructed, and the hoolcs secured at any hardware store, or possibly impro vised at home from bent nails. Tho base of the hopper Is wedged from tho.. perpendicular plank, so that the bag may wrap all the way around.
A GATE LATCH AND SUPPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
A GATE tATCH AND SUPPORT. This latch and support may'' bo at» taehed to any stylo of sate, writes the "Farmers' Review.". The latch swings on two wires and the end slips Into a notch cut In the post. The brace wlro runs from the top of the cote, as shown.1! In cut, to the buildings, or a tall post j nfciy bo used if the gate Is In a fenco away from any buiiaings. The higher ! 'the wire Is on the building: or post the less strain there will be on it.
Warmth in Soil. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
Warmtli in Soil. The power of the soli to absorb ?warmth is dependent In a great meas ure on the amoiint of moisture In the soil and Its color. The darken In color a soli Is the quicker can It absorb warmth, and the lighter In color the longer will. It bo In attaining warmth. ; Soils containing much moisture are. always colder than dry soils, hence tho. great advantage of draining wet- lands.' Soils rich In humus absorb warmth quickly, but also give off the warmth rapidly. With damp clay soil the action la the reverse. They take a long time in acquiring a higher temperature, but on the other hand they retain their warmth better. By the application of farm-yard manure, composts, cultiva tion. and draining tfie farmer is in -a position to Improve the condition of hl3 soil. If wheat Is grown In two soils, one dark, the other light, but treated In all other respects in exactly the same way, the crop in' the darker soil will ?mature more quickly and better than, tho crop in the light soi...
Negro Logic. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
Nogro Logic. A lawyor was consulted not long since by a coloured man who complain ed that another negro owed him three dollars, a debt which ho absolutely re fused to discharge. The creditor had dunned and dunned him, but all to no purpose. Ho had finally come to tho lawyer in the hope that ho could givo him some goad advice. "What reason does ho givo for re fusing to pay you?" asked tho legal man. "Why, boss," said tho darky, "ho said he dono owed mo dat money for so long dat do intorest had ot it all up, an' ho didn't owe mo a cent." Tommy had been punished. "Mamma," ho sobbed, "did your mamma whip you when you wero lit tlo?" "Yes, when I was naughty." "And did hor mamma whip lior whon sho was littlo?" "Yes, Tommy," "And was she whipped when sho was littlo?" "Yoa." "Woll," inquired tho child, his brain cleared uy tho position ho had just occupied, "who started it? I should like to know,"*
Presence of Mind. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
Presence of Kllnd. Young Man (somewhat agitated): - "I liavo called, Mr. Wealthyman, to ask your permission to pay my ad dresses to your daughter, Miss Ruth." Banker Woalthyman:-"My daugh ter Ruth,* "Mir. Peduncle?. Why, sho is ongaged. to Mr. Swackhaminor." Young Man (still agitated, but ro fleeting that all is not yet lost): - "Did you think I said Miss Ruth, Mr. Wealthyman? I said Miss Gwendolen. The-or-similarity of the names pro bably caused you to misunderstand
Seiz[?] His Opportunity. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
-7 Soizlqf His Opportunity. Mr.'Jones ia-'tho possessor of a wood en leg, and Jtltac other day ho was tlio victim of ote of tho coolest requests on record. " " Next door tAj .Mr. Jones there lives a boy who is likely to mako his way in the world, if "cheek" counts for any thing. Mr. Jones was sitting at liis front door one Saturday afternoon, whon this boy- came walking by. "If you ploaso, Mr. Jones," he said, "are you going out to-day?" "No, my lad," said Mr. Jonos. "why?" " 'Cos I thought if you wasn't, per haps you'd lend me yor wooden leg to play.tip-cat withl"
Manurial Experiments. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 20 March 1908
-Mannrial Experiments. I Under the auspices of the Stafford shire County Council, England, a series of experiments have been carried out In the County of Stafford with the object of testing manurlal mixtures for grasses, likewise mangels, swedes, and potatoes. The grass experiments wero conducted ot five different centres, and to a large extent on loam soils, varying from clay. loams to medium loams. The most successful manures almost in each case contained nitrato of coda., A very successful dressing was lewt. nitrate of soda, 5cwt. kalnlt, ond 3 cwt. Thomas' phosphate. Others that did very -well. In two cases wero 1 l-7th cwt. of titrate of soda and l-3rd cwt, of sul phato of? potash.' In the fifth case a Kinglo application ot 2\k cwt. of super phosphate may be sold to have tied with 1 cwt. of ground lime. The experiments run by the Harper Adams College of Shropshire were of a varied description. Those actually to test manures dealt with meadow land, mangels, etc. On meadow land t...