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Irrigation at Rochester, ITS IMPORTANCE IN IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
Irrigation at Rochester, ITS IMPORTANCE IN IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE. The experience of various settlers iu our northern irrigation areas emphasises die value of dairying as a pioneer indus try. Those who have prepared for the adequate feeding of their cows, and have treated them on right lines, have almost without exception prospered. By means of. irrigation the northern agriculturist can he assured of great quantities of rich inilk-making food throughout the whole of the year. In such circumstances dairying becomes an assured source of revenue almost from the day that the farm is taken in possession. Many new men who are doing well on their northern irrigation farms owe their success lareoly to the fact that they specialised in dairy ing. Every week they had a few cans of cream to deriver to the local butter fac tury, the proceeds from which enabled them to more than pay th&lt; ir way. So significant have been tha successes of the irrigators who specialised in cream pro ductio...
RUSHWORTH POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
K US II WORTH POST OFFICE. The following are the Postal Arranm . isib Rush worth :— Melbourne and Mubohison. Daily. mails for cibourue 1 urehisou p Trav. poBi Close Ar:i e 5.5 p.m. noon. 5.5 p.m. Bailieston and Whhoo. Daily. ■vhroo I 12 p.m. | 4.20'p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fiidaya. ailiei-ton | 12 p.m. | 420 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satuidays. vigutfcown I 12 p.m. | 4.20 p.m. Rushwortii to Elmore. Tri-weekly. Wanalia Oolbinabbin UolbinuhliUJ Moora 1. bag Mitchell's private bag innnj mode vmore Returning from Elmore at 1.30 p.m. •very alternate day, arriving in Rush •vortb at 5 p.m. Main street letter pillar cleared at 4 30 >.m. daily. English mail closes Tuesdays at 5.20 ,n>. Letters arriving after that hour may be obtained on application at delivery counter. Registered and parcel post mails close 0 minutes before ordinary mails. Letter carrier leaves office 12.45 p.m. PoBt and Telegraph Office open from 9 i.in. to G p.m. Mon. "J Wed. Eri. j Tuea. Thur. Sat.
close Seasons for Fish. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
Olose Seasons for Fish Crayfish—The "whole year for all les» than 9 inches in length, and for Female Crayfish from 1st June to 30th Novem ber. Black Fish, 1st September to loth De cember. English Trout, 1st May to 31st August. English Roach in River Yarra, from Loth September to 15th November. Gippsland Perch, 1st August to 30th November. Murray Bream, Murray Perch, Murray Cod, 1st October to 30th November. Blackfish... 4 ozs. Murray &lt; od HI! s. Bream ... 5 ,, Murray Perch8"ozs. Bream, Silver5 ,, Perch ... 5 ,, Cat Fish... 4 ,, Perch English 4 ,, Crayfish— length 9 ins. Trout—all kinds 8 ozs. Lake Waranga Inlet closed August 1st to November 30th, both dates inclusive.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
A. HEATH'S : Fancy Goods Emporium, . f" Where you will find an exceptionally liue and choice variety of Xuias Cards, New Year Cards A Splendid Assortment of Fancy Goods, And Artistic Stationery. The. Variety is large ; the prices are right ; so you cannot fail to be satisfied. Presents suitable for young and old. Everything New ;a^ IJph.to-Da!tb. We have just received the fillowi g Beaubifu ly Illusrra'ed Periodicds :— Pears' Annual (wibb hree taand-ome plates), B ack and W'>i e, Graphio, Holly L^ves. Illustrated Lo >d&lt;>n News, Weekly Timrs Annual, Xmis number of the Leader, and hosts of others. Oroer Early > r you will be disappointed. Important to Fishermen — The Season opened on the 1st Deo&lt; mb» r, and lam pleased to an nouDce that I »in again to h 1 fori with a cho ce assortment of thoklu that will suit the tastes of the most fastidious aDgler. ■ Oall and Impeoi, it willcost y« u nothing. , Buy a Lot, it will cost you little. Heath's Fancy Goods...
Murchison Post Office. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
Murchison Post Office. Under the new time-table Mails close at the Murohison Post-office as follows :— Melbourne and Nagambie—Daily at 7.20 a.m. T. P. O., Warauga and Rush worth— Daily, at 9.45 a.m. T.P. O. and Tatura —Daily at 9.45 a.m M oorilim and Murchison Bast—Tues days. Thursdays and Saturdays, at J 1.10 a.m. Melbourne and T.P.O.—Daily, at 6 p.m. East Murchison — Daily at 9.45 p.m. Numurkah. Shepparton and Mooroopna daily at 7.15 p.m. Dhurringile Estate—Daily. All Registered Mails and Parcels Post olose half hour previous to the ordinary mail. I
WHOOPING COUGH AND BRONCHITIS. LITTLE GIRL SUFFERED FOR SEVEN MONTHS. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
WHOOPING COUGH AND BRONCHITIS. LITTLE G1EL SUFFERED FOR SEVEN MONTHS. "My little girl, aged two years, had Whooping Cough and Bronchitis for seven months," writes Mrs F. Lawson, 3 Water street, Camperdown, N.S.W. "Sometimes -he was so bad she would fall down with weakness. Many a time 1 have picked her up thinking she was dead. She would hold her breath, and I would have to smack he on the back so as to help her to breathe again. I gave her a number of cough reme dies, and 1 was always taking ber to the doctors, and they gave her many cough remedies, but nothing had any effeot what ever. One day a lady recommended me to try Dr Sheldon's New Discovery and said it was very good for Whooping Cough, so I got a bottle and gave ber three and sometimes five doses a day, and it seemed to relieve her almost at once, and in a week's time you would not know her; she did not look the EBme child. She is much fatter, and has never coughed since taking Dr Sheldon's New Discovery." Dr Sheldon's New...
The Rushworth Brass Band. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
The Rushworth Brass Band. The members of the R. B. Band wish to thank the performers and all others who assisted in the recent concirb for the hern fit of the Band. The success of the concert was practically assured when the management of it. was placed in the hx perienced hands of Mr E F. Geyle. The members feel gratelul to him for his s'renuous efforts on behalf of the old institution that he so successfully man aged for a period of over twenty two j ears as secretary. Mr Geyle •dsn super vised end personally carried through all the arrangements in connection with the carolling on Christmas Eve. The Band returns its sincero thanks to all for the treatment accorded it on that occasion, also to the torch bearers and others who willingly assisted. The tcllowing is the list of donations handed to the carolling patties :— Dr Eeily, Walbrau and Co., J. and M. Kearney, £1 la each ; D. Crothers, H. Oattlin, L. Carosin, E A. Muhlhan, £1; H. Poclcnee, E. B. Primrose, Mrs Tul loch, 10s Gd ; ...
The Weir Sports. A SUCCESSFUL GATHERING. GLORIOUS WEATHER. GATE TAKINGS —£106. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
The Weir Sports. A SUCCESSFUL GATHERING. GLORIOUS WEATHER. GATE TAKINGS — £106. The - 19bh annual gathering of the Goulburn Weir Sports Club took place yesterday (New Year's Day) and proved co be a most successful meeting. Tli > weather, although warm, was hot- hot enough to be unpleasant, consequently the attendance on the part of the public was most satisfactory. Visitors were present in numbers from all the district centres aud from the metropolis, the sum taken at the gates amounting to £87. In addition to this close on 400 pitrons of the sports travelled per special train, and as each of these pay Is to the Railway Dept. in respect of the admission fee to the groundj, it is estimated that about £19 additional will ho derived from this source. This will bring the gate receipts up to a gross total of £106, which, al though about £4 short of the sum taken on the occasion of last year's sports, must tie coi sidered as most satisfactory. As ? was mentioned in our last issue, entr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
CLEANLINESS IS NEXT TO GODLI NESS. A clean body induoes a clean mind, A clean body is attained by the use of water and a good soap. . The only question is, " What Soap ?" Bexona Soap is the best soap. Its manufaoture is the most modern and the most scientific. It combines the qualities of the best germ destroying powers with the most dainty odor and appearance. Bexona Skin and Facial Soap is the only medicated seap which is pleasing as a general toilet soap. ' A daily bath with water and Bexona Soap makes the user olean. He is not only free from dirt, but from disease germs. His clean and healthy skin ensures a healthy body. Cleanliness of mind should follow. So use Rexooa Soap in your daily bath. Be clean and keep clean. Bexona Soap, King of all Soaps. Is per Tablet. ' For sale everywhere. SOROSES SKIN FOOD. Every woman who wishes to appear beautiful should use " SOROSES " for the skin, it being'unsurpassed in preserving the complexion. Soroses Skin Food is freshen ing, softening, ...
Girgarre East. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
Girgarre East. (from an occasional correspondent). During one of the squalls in the early morning of a day last week the fishing smack " Saucy Jane "■ was totally wrecked on Lake Waranga. The occupants— Messrs A. Oollie and G. Gardom—had a very tryiDg experience and a narrow es cape from being drowned. They were out fishing when the squall came, and their utmost endeavors were unable to keep the boat from a lee shore. Mr Collie was doing his utmost at the oars, but the vessel gradually got nearer and nearer to the rocks when the rower managed to catch a crab with the result that the boat was smashed against the rocks. Then rose from sea to sky the wild farewell, with sundry variations. Happily, however, it was not a case of farewell as both occupants reached the land safe, but terribly drenched and a good deal rattled. The boat was smashed into a thousand pieces, as was also the tucker box, and the half dozen of fish caught—averaging something over 51b. each—were also lost. The " Sa...
Nagambie Regatta. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
Nagambie Regatta. ITagambie held it" twemy'second annual regatta on Friday last (Boxing Day) and it proved a complete succea in every way.^ The day was an ided one in every respect for outdoor sports, am was taken aovautage of liy a laige assem blage of holiday-makers to celebrate the day in a befitting and enjoyable manner. Tnere were thirty-nine coinpotmg crews and some really good racing was the result. Gobram sent a crew from the north of the colony as also didC&lt;>riu from the aouh, whilst several msc-ciass metropolitan teams such »s Yaria Ya ra, Civil S- rvioe, Richmond, E-s=ndou, Albeit Paik, and Hawthorn also com peted. Tne takings at the gate amounted to £50, which must be gratifying to the comtni tee. The annual luncheon wab held at night in the Valley Hotel, repre sentatives attending from the varions metropolitan and country clubs, when the u ual toasts were proposed and dulj acknowledged. Following are the re sults :— Maiden Pairs. First heat, Corio Bay No. ...
LONGWOOD RACES, [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
LONGWOOD RACES, The Long wood race meeting was held on Boxing Day in beautiful wea her. The attendance was large and the racing interesting. Mr Oawen, stipendary steward, was in attendance. In the Third Division Handicap a protest against the winner (Pushes)" was lodged by T. Phillipson, the rider of: the second horse, on the ground that Purchase ran inside a post. The protest was dismissed. Following are the results :— Handicap Hurdle Race, of £2o, two miles s J. Mackie'a Anoona Boy By Priam "*Mi4dleraar&lt;5h (W, Grey) Mm 0, Morrow's Shift Boss(0. Morrow) 2, J. P. Lewis's Cfaredon (P. Seastream) 3. Pour starters. Wou by a length. Third Division Handicap : R. J. Crock ford's b g Purchase (H. Lane) 1, G Davidson's Balmattum (T. Phillipson) 2, P. Morgan's Miss Tuck (T. Redfern) 3. Four starters. Won easily. Longwood Handicap of £25 W. M'Ciirmack's b g Pat M'Garry (Hoban) 1, J. Roash's Admiral Grand (Page) 2, R. J. Croxford's S?ella Black (H. Lane) 3. A very close finish. x Ha...
COROP SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
COROP SPORTS. The annual sports gathering -of the Corop sports c'ub was held on the shore of Tjake Cooper on New Year's Day and in point of attendance eclipsed all previous gatherings. The marvel was where the people came from, but then' Corop is in centre country with three or four large towns within reasonable distance, and the intervening country is all good and well settled. The attendance was any thing about 2000 people, and, although the day was decidedly warm, they spent an- enjoyable time picnicing and at the same time witnessing the dif ferent sporting events. The Rushworth Brass Band provided the music, and their playing was greatly appreciated. The various events were well contested, and to the energetic secretary (Mr W. Rose) is due the credit for a great deal of the success attained. The following are the results of the chief events ; — - Open Trot— W. Wright's Jack, 250yds bhd ... -1 W. Raid's Rover, 300yds bhd ... 2 Hack Race— Miss Blanchen's Q teen Iris ... 1 Pony Ra...
WANALTA PICNIC, [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
WANALTA PICNIC, The time-honored picnic was held at Wanalta Creek on Xmas Day. Owing to the windy, dus-y and disagreeable weather the attendance was nob up to the usual standard, but as the climatic conditions improved in the afternoon buggies and jinkers rolled up in goodly numbers, and Mr J. Davies' motor car with a full load helped to swell the attendance. All present heartily entered into the amuse ments usual 'in this occasion, and seemed to thoroughly enjoy themselves. The providing of the tea was in the capable hands of the ladies of Sandhills and Wanalta Creek, and that is a sufficient guarantee of suitability, variety and plenty. Tbe circuit fund of the Metho dist church will benefit substantially from the eff irb and the best thanks of minister and stewards are accorded to all who helped to c mtribute to the success and en joyment of the occasion.
The Holidays. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
The Holidays. Christmas passed off quietly enough bb far as this district was concerned, and one pleasing feature in connection there with was the fact that there were no dis tressing accidents to record. The list throughout the State as a whole has, however, been heavy, although this is expected at this time of the year when so many people go picnicking and indulge in shooting and ba-bing. The fifty points of rain which fell at the early part of last week nicely laid the dust and made the climatic surroundings much more bearable than would otherwise have been the case. The different fishing resorts were well patronised, although the sport obtained might have been a great deal better. It was remarkable what a number of people from afar visired the district on this oc casion, and it is apparent that the popu larity of the place as a picnicing resort is growing. At both the Waranga Inlet and the Goulburn Weir parties were present from Melbourne, making a good lengthy stay and securing...
Drowning Fatality at Nagambie. FATHER AND CHILD DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna and Dargalong Express — 2 January 1914
Drowning Fatality at Nagambie. FATHER AND CHILD DROWNED. A sad fatality occurred on the bick waters of the Goulburn river nn Sunday evening, the victini3 being Mr J. Johnson and his youngest d iughter, bwc years old. Deceased, who was an nichardisb, carried on operations on an island on the banks of the Goulburn, and also acted as foreman at Mr A. I. Band's cordial works. O.i Sund»y afternoon he touk four of his youngest children f>r a row. He statted out in a flat-bottomed bo it, and on his return home at 7-30, when about thirty yards distant from his homestead, the little girl by some means overbalance! and fell into abonr, 20 font of water. Mr Johnson plunged in after her, carrying with him an oar of the boat, but according to the statements of the other children in the boat, he never came to the surface. The cries of the children attracted the attention of two youths who were staying at Mr Johnson's house. They swam out to the rescue. Messrs Forbes and Willis, who were fishin...