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RACE FEELING [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
RACE FEELING "A feature that strikes the returning traveller after a few years' absence in Asia or South America is the submerg ing of English race feeling under a sea of cosmopolitanism," says the "Re feree." "Among Englishmen born and bred there seems to be a consensus of Impotent dismay at the destruction of English race feeling." A young man, while holidaying on the east-coast of Scotland, entered a small shop to get some refreshments. The place was empty: no one seemed to be about. So, going over to what he took to be a bell-rope. hang ing from the ceiling, he tugged it violently. Just to show that he was being neglected. The next moment the owner of the shop, an old lady, came screaming down from upstairs in a towering rage. "What doe ye mean, ye daft, idiot!" she cried. "Dae ye no ken that rope's tied to the cradle, and ye've thrown the bairn oot?" Readers of our paper will do well, nlow that cutting and stripping is com pleted, to write to Messrs. Scarlett and Co., Melbourne...
BLACK PRINCE AS MINER SON OF LOBENGULA. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
BLACK PRINCE AS MINER SON OF LOBENGULA. Loben Lobengula, son of the Mata bele warrior-king, died on Monday in his humble dwelling at Pendleton, near Manchester, in circumstances of dire poverty (says "Lloyd's Weekly" of No vember 30). When a report appeared some weeks ago that "Prince Loben Lobengula" was lying ill and destitute in lodgings at Salford, the British South Africa Company published a statement that they had no evidence to corroborate the man's story that he was the late Mata bele chieftain's son, and that inquiries as to his antecedents were being made in Rhodesia. It is, however, asserted by the Rev. W. D. Rees, vicar of the parish in which the exile has died, that he has no reason to doubt the latter's claim, and that the doubts publicly cast upon it had been a severe shock to the sick man, hastening his end. "The Prince's" story was that he fought under his father against the Bri tish troops in Matabeleland, and that he refused to accept the terms of peace which were...
Swan Hill Guardian PUBLISHED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. The Wheat Market. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
Evan.. f t t tdi'R PusBLUHED BMoSmAv Sii THURBDAY Evmuý'os. EVELNING. THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. The Wheat Market. In the .local market to-day wheat was quoted at 3s. 21d. per bushel. Personal. Cbnmstable Moylan, who was statipned at Swan Hill for some time, has been transferred to Russell-street. Melbourne; While in Swan Hill he proved himself a most eflicient officer, and carried out his duties with much credit to himself and the depart mont. He left Swan Hill on Tuesday morning, and was married at Bendigo yetserday; Swan Hill Shire Counoll. At a meeting of the Contmitter of the shire council on Tuesday, the resigna tion of R. Morwrell, scavenger, &c., wa, received and accepted. The secretary was instructed to call for applications *for a man, with horse and dray, at a salary of 12s per day. Swan Hill-Plangil Railway. Mfattere in conanction with the con-: struction- of the railway from Swan Hill to Piangil were advanced another stage on Tuesday. The . ...
SENTIMENTAL CHARITY DEAN'S CRITICISM [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
kYSENTIMENTAL CHARITY -DEAN'S .C]rITICISM _ :.:.The problem of pain and suffering, considered in connection with Chris tifan' charity, was the subject of an ad dlress by the Dean of St. Paul's (Rev. Dr. Inge) at the annual meeting of the St Saviour's, Southwark, Commit tee of the Charity Organisation So ciety, held yesterday under the presi dency of Sir William Chance (reports the "Daily Telegraph" of December 11). One of the most prominent fa tures in our present-day life, he said, was the revolt against pain. But pain was-part of God's ordering of the world, meant to show us our faults and blunders, and as a punishment for our .ignorance of His laws so far as they concerned us. . There was no lesson which we in England needed more to learn than that evil was wrought by want of head as well as want of heart-that pre vention, which called for a cool head, was better than cure, which appealed to the warm heart. It would be much more difficult for a vicar to collect money from his con...
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Coming Events. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
COMDING EVENTS AND TRADE. Coming Events. The Stratford East athletic spoil ts mtoeeting, in aid of tile hall, will heC Meld on Wediiesday, 18th March. The full programme will appear in next issue. An athletic sports meeting will 1e held on the W aitchic rocreation re servo on Thursday, 5th March. the plugrammo of which appears in another column. It. comprises eleven principal events, and numerous others. ominations for the Novice Race Sheffield Handicap, Hurdle Race ;und Bike Race (two miles) close on Thurs. dar, 2th February. A concertt and bal w-il be htld at night, and a good supper will be provided. The proceeds of the day are to be de voted to the. Waitchie iublic hall ed thie meeting, therore , should :eceivo liberal public support, Trade Notes. Attention is directed to the aitera. ion in Messrs. Bartram and Son's Business ad4tortisement.
HOW TREES AFFECT HEALTH [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
HOW TREES AFFEICT HEALTH Speaking at a meeting of the East bourne Town Council (Eng.), Alder man Keay gave an emphatic contra diction to the suggestion that the health of the town had been affected adversely by trees. He stated on the authority of the medical officer of health (Dr. Willoughby) that in the last ten years the death-rate had de clined by one-third-from 15 to 10 a 1000-and that the consumption and sickness rate was overwhelmingly greater in streets without trees than in streets .with them.
CRICKET. Swan Hill Defeated by Bairanald [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
CRICKET. -0"-- BwaniHill Defeated by Balranald BY THIRDMAN. The second season's contests for the Dowling cup are at. an end by reason of the Balranald club's secur ing another victory over the two Swan Hill clubs. The victory was well deserved, for' the New South Welshmen made a really honest and sportsmanlike fight for supremacy, and succeeded by the very narr'ow margin of three runs to secure to their town the possession of the trophy for twelve months. The Swan Hill players, accompanied by tie local minstrel troupe, left for Bal ranald on Sunday, and many were thoe "muddy" arguments with nmag neto, skidding wheels and water bottles, the latter being mostly utilised to replenish the awful thirt of the radiators. In consequence of The prolonged journey the listlerrie. en routo were made to resound with the sweet strains of melody, and so the anxious hours of suspense, as to what the "morn" would bring forth from above, were sonmewhat less trying. There was boggins of bogging, punct...
MAN OVERBOARD [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
3MAN OVERBOARD Two seamen stranded at Peter borough Station (Eng.) late at night were walking up and down the plat form to keep themselves awake, when one fell over the edge. His companion, belleving his friend had gone over board, took a header after him. A badly cut head reminded him that he waa on solid earth. There is reason to be lieve that the men were not teetotal* lers. First Girl: I like a man with a past. .A man with a past is always interesting. Second Girl: That's.true: but I don't think It's nearly as interesting as a man with a future. Third Girl: The man who interests me is the man with a present; and the more expensive the present is the more interest I ake in it.
Bohemians Defeat Swan Hill. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
Dohemiang Defeat Swan Hill. Yeterday' was rather an uinpleasant day for cricket, owing to - heavy winds accompanied by much sand, but the two. local teams. assembled to play= their third competition match. Swan Hill were, unfortunately, with out Leech- (2), Chambers, R hitham, Stewart. and Beatty, but lad a ,ouple of useful substitutes. The Bohemians wero without Reynolds and Mac pherson. . Swan Hill had first use of the' wicket, and sdored 86, of which Brownlow by really corrcct and dashing batting iotalle 31, and Reg. Jones 21 by confident and 'safe cricket. The Bohemians respolided with 96 for the loss of 4 wickets. Pieper batted with much vigor and attractivencss for 38. P. Doberty made 23 carefully and well, and French 16( in his customary cheery style. Some very good trundling was done by Pieper (Bohemians) and lowlow (Swan Hill), as the figures below will show. Scores: Swan Hill. F. Sandiiord, run out .. 8 G. Day, c Ridy,b \\' W. Doherty 6 (;. Rickard, c Akero0d, b Brunnen 1 ...
LAKE BOGA ATHLETIC CLUB ANNUAL SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
AKE BOCA ATHLETIC CLU ANNUAL SPORTS, The annual sports meeting un~di he auspices of the Iake Bloga Alhb :lub was held in the reCreaj ieserve on Monday la.qt; thee reki , o go to toie Inechalicns' 1itut lo w'eather was unfavorafble esveral showere of rain fell durin1 he afternoon, and greatly it- w"6 with the attendance. S eOithel here was a very fair crowd he ground, the aum of £11 6 being taken at the gates. TIe 1 nittee vwent to a lot of taouble i: putting down a track, but a thunde atorm passed over Bea on previous evening, whidch nade unning very heavy. On account ?i water layin on everal prt tho bicycle track, the bicvcle ra?.? had to be dL~penscd with. The f?e or the athletic eventis wre ind some good running was witn The Swan Hill athletes wg re? , successful. and Dnllel nfF ,- .. cipal events. G. .. L4on Sheffield Handicap and 110.1 Handicap, with o. Vilon s in each event. The latter ala the 220-Yard Handicap. w, i won the Novice Handicap. Tbh o _i under the guidance of the ...
A GREAT INCURSION [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
A GREAT INCURSION 'We had a great incursion of rich men into the business, or rather the pursuit. of landowning. and they threaten to do for considerable parts of England what they have already done to the Highlands of Scotland, ie.. convert them Into pleasure grounds without thought for- the interests of -agriculture orof the population living on the land." says Mr Spender in his "Letters to the Antipodes" in the "Westminster Gazette."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
BARTRAM AGENCY, bi'CRAE STREET, SWAN HILL (Close Railway Station). Our Resident Expert and Representa. tie, MIr. FRED KNIGHT, attends to Clients needs in Dairying and Irriga tion Machinery. See the 1914 MODEL ALFA-LAVAL SEPARATOR Bartrsm and Felix Engines for Driving Pumps, Shearing Machines, Chaffcut ters, 5awbenches, &c. Separator Duplicates and Oils stocked at Depot. J. Bartram and Son PTY. ,LTD.,5858or-LMlun 586.588 Bourke-st, Melbourne. JAMES M'PHERSON GENERAL Commission Agent, PIANGIL, WISHES to draw '* attention of Farmers and all concerned in and around Piangil, Tooleybuc, Nyah, Yarra by and surrounding districts that he has now established a General Commission Agency Business at Piangil Finger Post. He feels confident, being an Expert with Farming and General Machinery for seven years, to supply Machinery equal to any obtained throughout the Commonwealth. All parts of T. Robinson and Co's. Machinery kept in stock. AGENT FOR T. Robinson and Co., Spotswood. Wischer an...
Church Services. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
Church Services. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. O Church of England services will be h held on Sunday next as follows :- 5 Swan Hill, 11 snd 7.30; Nyah. 3: a The Vicar. Tyntynder Central, 2,30; i Ultima, 7.30: Thei Reader. Boga, 11; d Mystic Park, 3; Charm, 7.30 Thu Priest-in-charge.t PRESBYTERIAN. Presbyterian Church services will be held on Sunday next as 'follows:c -Swan Hill, 11 and 7.30; Goschen, 3: 4 Rev. J. Downey, M.A. Wood Wood, 11; .. Bulga, 3; Tyntynder South, 8: 1 Mr. A. Hi. Stewart., : METHODIST. I Methodist Church services vwill be a held on Sunday next as follows:- i Swan Hill, 11 and 7.30; Goschen, I 3. Mr.- Pryor.. Fish Point, 3, Mr. I. Castles. Mystic Park, 11; Yas. sam, 3; Lake Boga, 7.30: Rev. F. Flentje. Kunat, 3, supply. Little 1 Murray, 2.30, Mr. U. Castles. Tyn t nder South, 11; Bulga road, 3; I yah, 7.30: Mr. ,Dykes. CHURCH OF CHRIST. Christ-Church services will be held on Sunday next as follows:--Swan Hill, 11, 3 and 7.30: Mr. MSudge.. SALVATION ARMY. Meetings will be ...
"THE GRAVE OF THE SOUL" [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
." THE GRAVE OF THIE SOUL" Accordirig to the Cairo correspondent of the 'Manchester Guardian," Cairo seems to be in a bad way: Burglaries, robberies with violence, and thefts are the order of the day. Side by side with the military regime there is a laxity of -morals which is allowed to go on quite unchecked. The number of cafes in SCairo is remarkable, 'and fresh ones are being constantly opened: In some streets leading off the principal street there are nothing but cafes. At some of the music-halls and theatres pieces of the grossest immorality are given. "Cairo is the grave of the soul," said Bishop Blyth, and the opinion of the correspondent is that he was not far wrong.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
ASSURANCE 00. LTD. . ESTD. 1782. FIRE. A001DENT. .EMPLOYERS LIABILITY. L:OSSES PAID EXCEED £85,ooo,00a 'onaee by BUSH FIRES and by LIuHTNINo are made good by thie Company. AGENTS WANTED. VITORIAN 41 TO 471 BOURKE ST., OFFice: MELBOURNE. DALCETY & CO, LTD.. ACIlTSS. Prentice-st. East St Kilda. September '2, 191L. Mr. Brin.-l a mother of eleven ohil Iren. write to help if possible hard-work 'n mothers who have young children at tending school. TI think you should make known your Pedle Pomade for the head. Its effect is miraculous. My girls attend the Windsor Convent School. and their heads have been shown as an example if rood. the effect of Pedic Pomade. In lustice to mothers who. unfortunately. have to go out workinr it should be wore generally known. T rive you with i bheart and a half permission to make tnv use you wish of this letter.-Yours. %ta.. (Mrs.1 ALTICE O'CALLAGHAN. * leic Pomade for the head destroys vermin and Nits: is sold by all Chemists ui Statres. or posted ...
"THE WITCH" SOUTH RUSSIAN EPISODE [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
".THE WITCH" SOUTH RUSSIAN EPISODEi By Denis Garstin, in the "Westminster Gazette." "I do not think," said Tropheme, "that she is altogether a witch, but she Is very awful. She is a hundred and fifty years old, and she has sixty cats. Once she quarrelled with her brother -long ago-and he killed her pet cat, and she did something very ter rible to him; I forget what she did, I think she killed him. He died." Tropheme is a thoroughly untrust worthy in his narratives, but then no body, except himself, believes them. Whenever I had been to the village Tropheme would hover round my room in the hope of my having brought back some chocolate. The children often used to leave bogus packets about the gardens, and take delight in watching the big-bearded Russian workmen snatch up the empty temptations. The simple crea tures never learnt wisdom or caution against the fraud, until at last even the children took pity on them, and their great faith was rewarded by oc casional sweets. But in partic...
DUEL BY PROXY "PIERRE LOTI" CHALLENGED. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 29 January 1914
DUEIL BY PROXY "PIERRE LOTI" CHALLENGED. Some weeks ago Lieutenant Turcom. of the Bulgarian Army. sent a chal lenge to Captain Julien Viaud. of the French Navy, better known by his lite rary rseudonym of "Pferre Loti," says the Par., correspondent of the " reorr ing Post" -.on November 10. Pierra Lott as champion of the Turkish cause, has, in a number of published articles and pamphlets, spoken in very strong terms of the atrocities alleged to have been committed by the Bulgarians in the war. As M. Lotl decided to ignore this challenge, it was taken up by an officer of the Turkish army and several French journalists. After the various complications which so often arise in an affair of honor it was decided that a duel should take place between the well-known swordsman M. Breittmayer and Lieutenant Turcom. The weapons chosen were swords. The duel took place this morning, and the two adversaries fought so courageously that the specattars feared on several occasions that it might have a...