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POLITICAL POINTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 2 May 1913
POLITICAL POINTERS. (By "Elcctor.") Who is il that is governing New South Wales to-day? It is ccrtainly not Jim M'Gowen anil his bright bovs. Griffith, Car miehacl anil Trcflc. They have dropped mil of niiblic notice, ami the fact that they are Ministers is looked upon as a huge joke. Unfortunately it is a very exp n sivc juke for the country for their pet policy of "boom and bust." Uicy sec now clearly that il is all up with them and they are too dishcarteiud to at tempt to stem the defeat which is staring them in the facc. It is a case of let's cat, drink and be merry, for to-morrow wc die. Not so very long ago, they bad high hopes that they were ging to have a permanent hold of office. They thought that by scattering money broadcast through the electorates, and starting socialistic enterprises that they would increase th: number of their supporters. It is a proof of their appaling ig norance that they never realised that such reckless financing could only have one'ending, and tha...
LAND FOR SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 2 May 1913
LAND FOR SETTLEMENT. It is notified that ten improve ment leases, held by Kobci Bruce Ronald, Angus Cameron . Ronald, and Robert Wilson Ron ald, have been withdrawn for set tlement. The details of the leas es arc: Parish of Tuycriinby, 14.480 acrcs ; Parish of Pollen, 16,300 acres ; Parish of Nimm •nS> 19»300 acres ; Parishes oi Dcrimim and Nimming 19,800 acrcs ; parish of Lincoln, 16,95° acrcs; parish of Bahp.mga, 20,480 acrcs ; Parish of Nichol son, 20,480 acrcs ; parish of Tel ford. 19,840 acres ; parishes of Rookery and St. Pauls, 1.1,480 acrcs ; parishes of Russell and I'll.: Oaks, 20,480 acrcs. '('ho whole of the land is in the County Cairo., Wara.dgcry Shire, and land district of Balranald South. Last week's "(.iazctte" contains a notification settiii" apart for settlement, two homestead farms on lllilawa. The details are as follows :•— Portion 10, parish Tully, 1248 acrcs, capital value, .6936 ; an nual rental £32/8/. Portion 50, parish Rutherford ; 1250 acivs, capita...
SWINDLER'S SYNDICATE. CAPTURE OF "SPANISH PRISONER." [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
? SWINDLER'S iSTTNDIOATE. CAPTURE OF "SPANISH PRISONER." : Fifteon'members' of a wealthy 'syn dicate of1 swindtera, having thoir head quartcrB in Madrid, havo been arrested, ! and others'are' now being'searched for. | 'This syndicate-has victiriiised hun dreds of persons in other countries in various -ways; it ' perpetrated the • ''Spanish prisoner/' hoax with great success and'also tHo"treasure" swin- . die, wfceroby credulous ^people were in- | duced' to invest money in' an' allowed secret cnterpriso for'recovering buried gold and valuable plate. | According to the 'police, the leader ; of the syndicate was a man who pos- I sesscs threo splendid houses in'Madrid, and Js constructing a fourth. Theso houses havo many secret - doors ' and ; corridors,' and' underground otitlots, so : that tho occupants could elude the ! police. / I The syndicate operated for oight , years, and'received-hundreds of tele- ' ; grams "from victims ' announcing that ' thoy were ^coming to Madrid. "Uheso t...
SPLIT FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
SPLIT FEUIT. A correspondent • reported * recently that ho' had a mandarin1 tree, whicH from the time it commenced to bear has • had split fruit. The fruit expert, in replying, re marked that tho condition-appears obly occasionally. ; Ho advised liberal dres sings of stable %mai\urey'with1 thorough cultivation/^iind, if possiblo/ occaslolial irrigation during' the summer'months. Whero this is'not'practicable-the tree should be "worked to some other varioty which does not crack in' the particular district. It has beenfound that' Beauty ; of Gleu' Rctreat-cracks badly , in'some I parts of our dry eotfutry/while Bmporor •' Mandarin is * fairly free-from this - | irregularity.
FARMING ON SHARES. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
FARMING ON SHABES. ' Thore is in vogue in Outario a sys tem of lund tenure, which'iB practically unknown in England, that of "renting on a share basis. This arises mainly from the labour scarcity, and,' in somo cases, from the fact t.hat young men leave their father's farms and go into the citics to enter the professions. Consequently, it is that many a farmer is prepared to mako an arrangement whereby the newcomer, if ho is compe tent, is able to eottle at once upon a thriving farm; have the use of imple ments and stock, and Bharo alike in the' profits, ho, of course,'doing the wotk.' .Many excellent opportunities' aro open for experienced men there 1 from»'Eri-. gland and Scotland in this .way;' They can, by close'application, in ,a very short time bo able to cither rent a place and pay the money as rent, or,' if they prefer, buy a small place' to start on their own. The arrangements are varied in different cases. At the present time a farmer in Lambton County is looking for an ex...
A DESIRABLE SUBDIVISION. THE GUNNEE ESTATE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
' A &lt; DESIFfABLE -SUB DIVISION. THE GUNNEE ESTATE. Tho presont good season, coupled with;-| tho satisfactory timo raon on tbo land j havo bad during tho past decade, has ' stimulated tho-demand for good pas* i toral and Agricultural land in districts whoro a good avorago rainfall -.obtains. It was in tho Tnvorell: district that sub- . division of primo- properties was first coinmencod somo fow years/ago, and' although almost ovory-district has-sinco. followed suit- tbero is no - district whoro Bottlers havo secured ouch good ro turns. • Amongst tho early eub-divi-, siona in tho Invoroirdistrict was-Gun«, nee, a rich estate of somo 32,000 acres. •Thia-wcnt to tho hammer. In March 1908' whon 11,000 acres wero disposod of, tho balance being withdrawn from sale. Owing to tho success 'nchiovod' by - tho now- sottlors on tho land, as well aB tho -well-known inhoront valuo ' of tho estate, -there has been .regular , inquiriesby farmers and others anxious ' to acquire a blocl: of...
RABBIT INVASION HISTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
RABBIT INVASION HISTORY. The effect of the introduction of the rabbits into Australia was discussed by Mr. W. W. I'roggat, F.L.S., in an address to the members of the Linncan Socicty. They had no accurate account, lie said, of the. import ation of the first rabbits, but it was on rccord that they abound ed on an island near Wilson's Promontory 70 vcars ago, a pair having been liberated there by a sealer. It has been generally asserted -that the mogenitors of the present nlague of rabbits had been liberated between Gee long and Colac (Vic.) by a well known landholder for sport some time between 1864 and 1870, but the exact, date would be al nayn €1 N.OHV.I ui 1UI 1IU one was anxious to claim the 'distinction. Rabbits were de clared a nest in Victoria in 1880. In that year the invasion into New- South Wales began, the rabbits crossing over at Murray Downs station, and so rapidly did they spread that concerted action against them were taken three years later. Between May 1883, and .the...
THE EXPORT OF BACON. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
THE EXPORT OF BAOON. The Minister of Agriculture is in rcceipt of a circular through tho Agent General, which intimates that at tho dairy show to be held at Islington, England, between the 21st and 24th October, 1913, thero is to be a special class for bacon, open to bacon curers in the United Kingdom and tho British colonies. Exhibits arc to consist of two sides of bacon smoked, aud two sides of bacon pale dried. Tho first prize will bo a cup, valued 15 guineas; the second prize a cup, valued'£5 os.; and the third prize a cup valued £2 2s.; other awards are also offered. The entrance fee will bo £2 2s. for each exhibit. Any person desiring further information should apply to tho Depart ment of Agriculture, Bridge- Streot, Sydnoy. - 1 '[
A NEW PROPHET. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
A NEW PROPHET. The Albury "Banner" travell ing representative writes :—Mr. J. B. Dinncll, of Lockhart, lias earned a local reputation in for casing the weather during . the past few years. Two years pre vious to the dry spell of five months last' year, Mr. Dinncll prophesied that a very dry time was to conic, and gave lo.-c tVtU'iiing to the local shire uun eil ::o make preparations so ns lo overcome the difficulties which occur owing to tho shortage of water, by the construction of tanks, si ;\s they c-juld be filled previous to the dry period even tuating. M:uw pastoralisls also kok the warning, and con served ensilage. In rcspcct to the present year, Mr. ■ Dinnell states that both April and May will be oil the drv side, and under the average rainfall for ,'those unonths, and anticipates they will be nearly as d;y ;;s they were last year. He is .)v:e cheery as to June, July, August and September, which, he says will give a good ard sufficient rainfall from the wheatgrowers' standp...
THE ORCHARD. PRUNE EARLY. And Clear the Way for Spraving. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
THE ORCHARD. PRUNE EARLY. ' And Clear the Wav for Soravine. Preparations for pruning should bo made so that the work can bo dono early in the winter. Timo was when pruning could bo safely left till,Jate in the winter, but thoso were days when spraying was a mucli less important lixture in the orchard year than numer ous pests have lately mado it. Delay in pruning now means delay also in spraying, with the result :that the weaker and less efiicient summer strength may have to be used to avoid damaging the tender buds. It is wise therefore to get all- cul tivation and other work forward so that pruning may be dono as early us possible in the season. Spraying'may then be more effectively done with' less trouble and with the full winter strength. ' In the ''Agricultural Gazette?' for May appears an article on spraying that orehardists will find profit in studying, and it is accompanied by a table which sots out in very clear and handy form the sprays that should be" used for different p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
TH - Rev, J.tiGHu.i Minister c-f ths CCNGREG.iT OriAL MISSION CHURCH, FUrrcy, He.'fcourne; Sends Ills opinion of " / niqs recommended to try Clements Tonic, / Was completely ran down, suffered from nervous prostration, with insomnia and severe headaches. I had spent much money on medicines to no purpose. " One bottle put me right and Was worth its weight in gold. "I recommend this medi' cine strongly. ( Sijpieii) JOHN HOSKII\[G. "• The Rev. J. HOSKING, D.p., ii known as an earnest church worker, and his testimony to CLEMENTSTONIC was sent for the good it might do, This medicine is certain in its effects on run* down or irritated nerves, and quickly relieves Bil ousness. Weakness, L.o:b of Heep, Poor Appetite, Con tipation and Ind gestion. ALL CHILM1SFS fl. d STORLSS-LL IT.
PIGS. MATING SOWS AND BOARS. Points for the Season. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
PIGS. MATING" SOWS 'AND BOARS. ' Points for tho-Season. ' Discussing • tho' -mating of pigs tho Principal of Hawkesbury Agricultural College names May as the best month,' so that tho. young pigs • shall be far rowed under: the -most thrifty condi tions, and be ready for weaning early in the summer. "If the litter is farrowed in August, as suggested, there is time for another litter to be'reared and weaned bofore winter. It is a mistake to permit tho boar to roam among the breeding sows, for it tends to irfitate him auu to produce smalL litters. The sow should be driven into the boar's pen. Maturo- Boars. Boars tend to mature'on the early side under our climate, ^but that does not warrant the animal'being utilised any sooner for stud purposes. It is better to wait for fuller maturity, and eight months .is the minimum ago at which he should be used; .twelve months being a much better age' if a-vigorous consti tution and a long life'of usefulness is really desired. In the first season ...
MONEY-MAKING STOCK. What the Pig Wastes. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
MONEY-MAKING STOCK. What tho Pip Wastes. The pig is the most oconomical of nil animals. It has been found in America that of what a horse cats 52 per cent, goes to waste; - 44 per cent, of the food consumed by cattle is similarly lost, and 32 per cent, of ull that aheop take into their stomachs. But only 12 per ceut. of what a pig cats is wasted. Of the food eaten by a pig 52 per cent, goes to make growth, while a sheep utilises only 25 per cent, of its sus; tenance for growing, which, of course, means the production of meat. ♦ These figures arc obtained from recent experiments made • by govern ment experts, who find, as a result, of their study, that the pig has what they call an ''economic superiority'' oven' over poultry, which rmeans that it pro duces more meat in proportion to-its weight, and the animal weighs more in proportion to tho amount of food it consumes. It was found that 84 per cent, of tho carcase of a pig is used as' meat; 75 per cent, of a bullock; and 54 per cent,...
BERRIGAM SHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
BERRIGAM SHIRE. The ordinary monthly meeting! of the Bcrrigan Shire Council was - held at the Shire Office, Berrigan, • . on. Monday the 5 'h instant.. when the following were present : ' ' —Crs. F. Hoyle (President), H. Vagg, H. Baikie, W. Heffernan, ,T. D. Davies, A. Erskine, W. ; Pyle and W. Greggery. An apology for lion attendance was • received from Cr. Reynold son, who was attending an import ant meeting of the Pastures Pro tection Board. The engineer (Mr. Threlfair), shire clerk (Mr. Jermyn) and inspector (Mr. J. Uoachc) were also present. ... —Correspondence.— The following eorresp >i;dci -. c was dealt with :— From the Department of I i'u lic Works, enclosing report of the Tocumwal Water Supply Scheme —rOn the motion of Crs Davies .and Erskine the report to be handed to the Tocumwal Crs. for inspection and report to the next meeting. From the same, re applica .. . . . - tion under Water Rights Act, by C. G. Knight.—The Land Board - . to be informed that the Council had,n...
CATHOLIC CHURCH. (Berrigan Parish). [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
■ CATHOLIC CHURCH. . - (Benigau Parish). Mass will be celebrated at Bern-' gan and Tocumwal at 11 a.m., Ba rooga gam ."Evening Devotions at two former places at 7.30 p.m. ijcrildcric Parish). Sunday, Ma,y^iI. Finley, 11 a.m. Evening Devo tions, 7.30 p.m'..' May 18, Oaklahds, 11 a.m. May 19, Daysdale; g a.m. May 25, Jerilderie. 8.30 and 11 a.m. Evening Devotions 7,30 June 1, Finley 11 a.m. Evening Devotions 7.30. O. CLARK, Rector.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
AUCTION SALES. STOCK SALE. FINLEY SATURDAY, 10th MAY, 1913. (And thereafter fortnightly.) To start at 12.30 p.m. sharp. Wm. SKELLY and CO. - (By their Auctioneer, W. J. , QUIRK;, will sell as abave in the— Trucking Yards, Finley CATTLE AND SHEEP. Comprising— 750 GUTTLE 750 50 fat bullocks ~ - 200 mixed cattle, mostly 2 yr. olds; all good colours, good condition 240 4-yr old bullocks 150 1^ to 2 yr. old steers aud heifers 60 2-yr old steers and heifers 40 3 yr old bullocks __ 20 forward cows. 2000 SHEEP 2000 1000 merino wethers ■ioO xbted weaners 250 merino wethers 300 xbred ewes, lamb to I&lt;li.coins Important.—The auctioneers in tend to start this sale punctu ally .at half past 12, and vendors are requested to have their stock at the trucking yards in good time to allow of drafting before that time. Fuither Entries Invited. Good Buyers Attending. V/ILLiAM SKELLY & CO., Auctioneers, Tocumwal & Melbourne. JAS O'CONNEIX, Local Repiesentative. IMPORTANT STOCKSA...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 9 May 1913
IN MEMORIAM. BOND.—In affectionate re membrance of George Bond, who died at Tocumwal on loth May, 1911. Inserted by his friend —William Myhill. IN MEMORIAM. KEOUGH.—In loving memory of dear little Kitty, who died nth May, iqio. Tis sweet to know- we'll meet again, Where parting is no more ; And that the one we loved so dear, Has only gone before. —Inserted by her parents, sis ters and brother.