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THE HYGIENE OF DANCING. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
THE HYGIENE OF DANCING. T ? : ? ^ Those nations are invariably strong who dance the most, and this hot merely in ballrooms, but in the open, on the village greens, while the breezes fan their cheeks. - The value of outdoor games, where health and beauty are con cerned, is admitted by all. But in to games there is. infused a more solemn spirit than ' there is into movements timed to the polka or jig. Music stimulates as nothing else does or ever will do. Dance on your lawns ihen, as maidens did of old, and your pulses will beat as they never beat when in deadly earn est over your tennis or golf. The swing of the body to rhythm and melody has no rival for exciting youthful ecstasy. Ally this to sun shine and draughts of air from the moorlands and hills, and you will know a vigour never vouchsafed you before — a brightness of eye and clearness, of skin that will match with those enjoyed by the daughters of Erin itself. .
A CURTAIN HINT. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
A CURTAIN HINT. It is frequently a difficult matter to keep short curtains and case ment blinds 'an. equal length when being washed. The remedy for this is to measifre one curtain and, with a lead pencil and ruler, mark lines on the sheet over the ironing board for the top and bottom of the curtains. Then place the damp curtain on the board between these two lines, moving it as may be nec essary, but always keeping the edges exactly on the lines. Ironed thus, the result will be quite satisfactory. To keep curtains from blowing out of open windows, place lead weights on the corners and cover them with the same material as that of the curtains. Common - crash cloth makes excellent and economi cal casement blinds.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
£5 RE WAR. TjlIVE Pounds Reward will be paid '*? for information leading to the conviction of the ]-.-:.s«iu ox prisons who wiifnllv dan. aged my gates on Sunday m_ Loth instant. Any one found damaging gates or fences or in any way tresspassing on my property will be prosecuted without further noticc. ROBERT ASTON, . \ . Greenvale. Land Seekers. Apply at once to H. R. M' WIL- LIAM, Land Agent of Wagga Wagga, ! for particulars of the Closer Settle- j roent Promotion Act. by which you can secure a faim without ballot,] without weary waiting, at your own price and in a district to suit your self. He has many properties for sale under its provisions. Persons desirous of selling their properties should write particulars to H. R. McWilliatn, Land Agent, WAGG-a. WaGGA. CHAS. LIPSCOMBE, -v— ^ tf ' tiresnvato, . ' to inform (he public; ** that he has recently pur ohase 1 Mr. T. N. Davis's Up-to-date Saw-milling Plant, &ud is prepared to execute nil orders bv Timber and Building Mater...
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
Local Items. A grand dramatic entertainment in aid of Convent School and Prize Fund will be held in the School Arts on Satuaday next. A large attendance is confidently expected. , A second meeting of the Lockhart Town and Bush Fire Brigade was held in Sullivan's Lockhart Hotel on Thursday evening. Wet weather prevented a large attendance. It was decided to purchase a horse, and Messrs W Day and P. Teniaon were empowered to purchase same. Cheap Excursion to Sydney. There will be a cheap excursion, train' tcP- Sydrfgy. and- ;'-intertnefiat% stations from Lock hart bn Deoember 15, leaving at 2.45 p.m.. The fares will be at the rate of single fare for the double jonrney, and the tickets will be available for return for six .weeks. Scientific Sight Testing. Ernest Bosch's Personal Visit. — Residents of Lockhart and district will have the unique opportunity of a personal visit from Mr Ernest Bosch, F.S.M.C., Land. Mr Bosch's English, American, and Continental experience places him in the ...
The Farmer. USEFUL DAIRY COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
The Farmer. ? . _ — ? ' USEFUL DAIRY COMPETI TION. The official report by Mr. J. W. - Woll, manager of the Wisconsin Experiment Station, of the eighth month of the Wisconsin Dairy Cow ? Competitions, has been published. The average production of 264 cows was io6o.glb milk and 45.41b. fat. v CJnc hundred and two cows produc ed, or were credited with a produc tion of over 50 lb of butter-fat. The highest production for the month was made by the Holstein cow Di nah Johanna Abbeberk 2nd, 64128; ? owned by B. F. Winckler, Chilton, viz., 83.5231b butter-fat, from 2610. 1 1 lb milk average per cent, fat 3.20, solids 1 1. 91 per cent.) Dinah Johanna was born June 17, 1902, and dropped her last calf May - 3; this was her seventh calf, as she produced regularly once a year since 1904. Her sire was Sam Pietertje, Dckol, and Her dam Dinah Johanna Abberberk. On June 4 to 11 she prcduccd on an official seven-day test -650.01b milk and 20.81 1 lb fat. Her production during the month of June u-; av...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
NOTICE. p. w. McCarthy, p seueiTOR. fjATE OF-JOH.X JtrILUABlSlP^:AND S0N&,-r'Ai?cRiT3; rfm: ^.oUkt, » 4' -vf . Land Agency Work Peiformed. Trust Funds to Lend upon approved Real or Personal Estate. Visit Boree Creek every first Monj3.vy-i i each month, at Lawrence's hotel. , ' Will shortly visit 'fhis Rock Homestead Selections Converted :be' fore the Cloud Bursts. THE 4- LOCKHART REVIEW ' AND GAKLANDS ADVERTISER. TUESDAY, t)EC. 6, 1910.
THE DANGER OF BUSH FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
THE DANGER OF BUSH FIRE. Thro'.:ghout tlie whole of the Lock hart district there are all-powerful and undoubted reasons to fear devas tation from the ravages of bush fires ''before the summer advances far, as ^happily the season ha-i beee a boun teous oue„ andjthe whole district is Covered with a piolific aixd luxurious growth. This fact however, eminent ly pleasing though it be in showing how favored ^.fe, .are by nature, and being an incontrovertible, demonstra tion of the richness and productivity of the district from an agricultural and pastoral .stand point-=-giving the lie direct to any wanton allegations of an overbooni— -ciOTles In it«elf em ever. preBtiwt; me W.ftce inRsmuch its in a few wee«c? . time wht-U RumniBf arrives at its best-— or worst— wlifln the g|rass )\a* withered and dried off and When the crops are ready to be harvested, thei'e will be an exceeding ly large Ifilid' : open field waiting' for the dreali destroying fti'« fl«nd. Under such cO'tditidhs-the: cat.a...
The Rock Station. Rumoured Subdivision. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
The Rock Station. Rumoured Subdivision. Notwithstanding the rumors which were from time to time circulated amongst those with whom the wish was father to the thought it appears now highly probable that the an nouncement of the private subdivision of The Rock station wul not long be delayed. Sometime ago it was known that arrangements were on the verge o£ completion for the sale of this valu able estate to a syndicate. Tha owner of the estate, however, did nob see the advantage of giving a syndi cate the opportunity of doing what he could do for himself. Consequently some credence may be placed in the report that Mr Mil lar is cutting up the estate himself. If this is true, as seems likely, it will be a distinct advantage to thosa ' who eventually will commence farm ing there Operating direct with the original owner, the land can be obtained at a cheaper rate than a syndicate could retail it, and no doubt Mr Millar could give easier terms than any syndicate. We wish the owner every s...
ASKING TOO MUCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
ASKING TOO MUCH. The country doctor had come to pre scribe for Lucy, the coloured cook's little daughter, who was suffering: from the unfashionable ailment known as 'chills.' The doctor opened his saddle-bacs and prepared several doses of the time honoured remedy, quinine in capsules. Lucy sat up in bed, watching tne proceeding's with great interest, as the doctor filled each tiny capsule and capped it. But when she heard the instructions, 'Give her one of these every two hours,' she wailed in ter ror : 'Is you gwine to mek me swaller dem little glass bottles, stoppers an' all?'
Public Opinion. THE BRIDGE OVER THE CREEK. [TO THE EDITOR.] [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
Public Opinion. TUB BRIDGE . OYER THE CREEK. [To tuk Editor.] Sir, — May I ask through the medium of your valuable paper what waa the total cost expended on the bridge crossing the creek here in the township, and what was the money spent for ? Surely not for repairing and. making tramcable the bridge 1 Yet I notice that the Shire Council have posted the warning that tha bridge is unsafe for loads over 12 tons, a similar notice being put np before the .money was spent on it. Yet when a request is made by & representative body for an inspection to be made with a view to damming and conserving the water, and in such a manner that the embankment could be used to carry more than 12 tons, tlfb request had cold water thrown on it from the outset. Why, one cannot understand, for as your leading article pointed out, this mat ter will have to have some consider ation in the near future, as a water scheme is inevitable for a rising township like The Rock. Dbubtless the Engineer's repor...
A DISAPPOINTED MAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
* DISAPPOINTED MAN. / Mr. Halloran surveyed the insur ance agent with a dcrl: and — countenance. The fact that one eye was concealcd by a somewhat grimy bandage did not add to the attractive ness of his expression. 'Haven't you made up your mind yet to insure with us?' inquired the agent. 'You told me I might call again in a few days.' 'There was two of you at me to get an accident insurance policy,' said Mr. Halloran, breathing heavily. 'I towld you and him both you might call in again, and he come first, day be foor vist'herday, and I insured wid his company. 'That very night I met up wid Barney Casey on the way home,' which was what 1 was expecting wud hap pen,' continued Mr. Halloran, raising himself bv trrasriiner the aims of his chair with two capable altnough scar red hands, ''and whin we'd finished wid one another I was like this ! 'Yistherday morning I sent for the insurance chap, and says I to him, 'Look at me,' I says, 'and istimate the damages and pay them.* 'He squirmed...
Theatrical. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
Theatrical. Mr Harry Rickards arrived in Melbourne on Monday from London. He has arranged for 82 turns, tha whole of the engagements coming to about 500 people. These will keen him going till the end of 1912. They cost in round figures £65,000. £49,000 in salaries, and £16,000 in travelling expenses. He will leave again in April for another visit to the old country and tha Contmea^
LONNY AND AMANDA. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
LONNY AND AMANDA. Lonny Lamkin is a kindly, simple, blundering fellow, who was always, in difficulties until Amanda Brown, the most capable spinster in the village, compassionately took him in hand and married him._ vious cloud on his usually beaming countenance, dropped into the office of rhe Norley 'Bugle.' 'Hello, Lon!' his friend, the editor, greeted him. 'How's things with you ?' Lonny gazed at him gravely. 'I've come,' he announced, 'to , remonstrate. You been sayin' thipgs in your paper I don't like. Nor Amanda don't like 'em. Fool things about what women can't do and ain't fit for, and oughtn't to be allowed to meddle with, and pokin' fun at ?em for talkin' up rights an' votes an' sech. That piece last Sat'd'y — well, Amanda was reel riled.' 'O-o-h!' whistled the editor. 'So Amanda is a suffragette! I might have guessed it !' 'Then you'd ha' guessed wrong,' said Lonny. 'She ain't — yet; but you're makin' her one. Tellin' women what they ain't good for — my ! my ! Grindin' in...
Live Stock. A Record Consignment. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
Live Stock, A Record Consignment. Mr J. Mahon, who has been selec ting stock for the Queensland Gover nment returned this week by tha steamer Dorset. The live stock draft consists of 18 horses, 34 cattle and 30 head of poultry. The Ayrshire# and the Clydesdales were sleected in Scotland, the Lincoln reds in Eng land, the Percheron horses in Franca the Jerseys and the G uernseys in the islands, the ponies in Walea, and a -Suffolk Punch and an Arab horse in England. Two Lincoln red heifers di«d from the excessive heat in tha tropics on the voyage out. .This is said to be the largest consignment of purebred stock that has yet reached Australasia. in one shipment.
Uranquinty. New Store. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
Uranquinty. New Store, It is understood that Messrs. McClure Bros., of The Rock, have let the tender for the erection of their new store at Uranquinty to Mr Yates. The structure will be of brick and similar to The Rock pre premises, and will be a decided acquisition to the town. Messrs McOlure Bros, evidently intend, to shake things up a bit and we wish them success. Butchery, Rumor hath it that a prominent Wagga firm of butchers purpose establishing here. There should certainly bo room for two butchers. One great difficulty in the way of local progress is that the town allot ments are practically locked up. It is a pity that the owners would not build. Farmers and Settlers. The local branch of the Farmers and Settlers' Association held a very successful meeting on Saturday. The wild flower known as Patterson's Curse came in for some condemnation and it was resolved to ask the Shire Council to declare it a noxious weed . A note of warning as to its ' curse ' was sounded by Mr R. McM...
A Painful Accident. Boy's Eye Injured. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
A Painful Accident. Boy's Eye Injured. A very sad and painful accident occurred a.t Ths Rock on Sunday night last. , Miss A-lice Morfclock, youngest daughter of and Mrs W. Mart lock was the victim. It appears that the two children, little Alice Mortlock, and her brother ( a rrnrl 7 fi-twl n ? * t_ vbwu ? ?***' w wure pia* ying in the hall of the house. The little boy bad a penknife in his hand and was holding it over his shoulder when his little sister ran iuto him. The deplorable result of this col lision was that the penknife pene trated the little girl's eye. Her parents decided to have the little one taken to Wagga, and on arrival they consulted with one of the local doctors. The medical opin ion was that the eye would have to be taken oat. In view of the doctor's opinion, the parents decided to take her to Sydney, and consult an eye special ist there. The whole district will sympathise most sincerely with the parents in their trouble.
WAGGA WAGGA L.V. SPRING MEETING. FIRST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
wagga wagga' l.v. spring MEETING. j First Dav. The Spring meeting of. the Wagga L.V. Race Club opened on Tuesday. Rain fell during the night, . anil throughout the afternoon the wind blew a gale, and at intervals thunder storms, accompanied by sharp show- i ers, passed over. Two of the events were run in pouring rain. Results : — First Hurdle Race, 2m.— Eppo, 9.2, 1; Home Fleet, 10.7,2; (Jard l'oss, 9.10, 3. 4 to 1 the winner. Won by two lengths. Time, 3m. 53s. Maiden Plate, 6f. — G uissippina, S.9, 1 ; Tiris, 8.12, 2; Jack London, 6.6, 3. 3 to 1 Guissippina. Won by two lengths. Time, Im. 16s. L.V. Handicap, lm. — Orizoll, 7.12., 1 j Firastick, 9.5, 2 j Baal Gammon, 8.13, 3. 4 to 1 Orizell. Orizell led into the straight, and won by three lengths. Time, lm, 42s. Higlnvoight Handicap, 7f,—=Gau line, 9.7, 1 1 Captain Bunker, fcU', 2 ; Trentlock, 8.7, 3. Won by a hoad. Time, lm 30s, First Time Handicap Trot, L'rni, — Ikey, tier., 1 ; Hecla, 12« boh., 2 ; Alma, Iflrf bel-., 3. 3 to 1, Ik...