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A SCRAMBLE FOR CAPITAL. AN INTERESTING SPEECH FROM LORD MILNER. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
A SCRAMBLE FOR CAPITAL, an interesting speech from lokd milner. The presidential address delivered bv Lord Milner, on Octooer 8 before the members of the Birmingnam and Midland Institute, was a remarkable one for it contains perhaps the best r^ume which has been given of one 0f\he leading features of the present finai cial situation, v>z., the great rise in the value of money arising from tbe universal scramble for capi tal The most lengthy report of Lord Miiner's speech is that given in The Ttmes," from which we take the fol After returning thanks for his ap pointment as president, and some eeneral remarks introducing his sub feet Lord Milner went on to say ihat he thought that the title of his ad— dress might very well be described as •A Scramble for Capital.' The inten sity of the competition, he went on to sav varied very much from time to time and the outward and visible sign of a heightened intensity was a n^e in the average rate of interest, which was something far more st...
NHILL HOSPITAL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
NHILL HOSPITAL COM MITTEE The usual mouthly meeting of the Hospital Board of Management was held on Tuesday evening, when the following gentlemen were present Messrs VV. A.. (J-unn (chair), C. C. Palmer, A.. E. Turner. J, L. Barnes, T. R. Walters, A. M'I'itosh, H. J. Hobd-iy, and the secretary, C. H. Towns. Correspondence From E. Chaston, forwarding £2 for treatment at the institution.— Received. From C. M. Wbeaton, Miram, en closing chpquo for £3/3, towards the funds,—Received. From the National Bank of Aus tralasia, per Mr H. C. Chad wick, of the local bank, forwarding a cheque of £3/3, as a donation.—Received. "From the British Australasian Tobacco Coy., Melbourne, forwarding donation of £1/1.—Received. From estate of the late Alfred Fenton, enclosing £5 under the will of the above deceased. Received. From the Perpetual Executors and Trustees Association of Australia, per Messrs Trumble and Palmer, solicitors, donating £2/l0 from the funds in t!-ie estate ot the late Wil liam Aus...
RAISING THE AVERAGE WHEAT YIELD. SUCCESSFUL GERANG FARMER. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
RAISING THE AVERAGE WHEAT YIELD SUCCESSFUL GEIUNG FARMER. An illustration ot the extraordi narily high yields that are possible in Victoria, oven in a season such as the past, comes from Nhill. From many contres instances might be cited to show how the thorough farmer has been mainly instrumental in raising the yield to such an unwonted emi nence, and how on the other hand the careless, thriftless man is respon sible for not letting it go much hisrher TIib ahwoo* a? "mv tv c*. vjftenwrooa, of G-erang, near Nhill, is the finest advertisement Victoria's wheat areas has ever received. Al though, at the same time, it is a humiliating reflection upon the ineffi ciency of many of our wheat growers. From an area of 400 acres Mr Greenwood has this year harvested an average of 41 bushels per acre. Victoria's average production is betweon 10 and 11 bushels (this year it will be slightly more than 13 bushels), and Mr Greenwood has demonstrated that ho has been able to almost quad ruple the qua...
NHILL RACE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
HHiLL RAGE CLUB. A meeting of the locnl Race Club wa* held at Rintoule'a Union Hotel on Monday evening, when the fol lowing were present:—Messrs E. 0. Davis (president), W, Kemp, A. F. Magiil, A. Sutherland, A. E. Turner, A. T. Clarke, T' Bailif, J. L. Barnes, tJ. C. Chad wick, A. K. Edwards, H. Lynch, J'. Rintoule, W. Cooper, and the secretary (J. H. Kierse), A com munication was read from the Sec retary of Railways, Melbourne, stating that holiday excursion fares would be issued from Murtoa to Ser viceton and all intermediate stations by afternoon trains on 20th inst, and morning trains on 21st inst., avail able until 23rd inst. Mr J. A. Murphy's resignation as committee man and steward was r«ceivod. The president said he had an interview with Mr Murphy, but the latter had definitely resolved .to adhere to his decision to resign. Personally, he was sorry that Mr Murphy had de termined to sev9r his connection with the committee and stewards. Mr Edwards thought that if Mr Murphy had...
The Nhill Free Press WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "NHILL MAIL." FRIDAY, 16TH JANUARY. The Programme of the Watt Ministry. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
?he thill Iigg Iress With which is Incorporated th® "Nhill Mail." FRIDAY, 16TH JANUARY. The Programme of the Watt Ministry. The country districts are Well re presented in the New Watt Ministry and the programme, as outlined in Mr Watt's speech at Essendon, is essentially a country programme. A sustained policy of railway extension, and increased activity in dealing with immigration, are its principal features. These are questions in which the progress of the State is intimately bound up, and a Ministry which will give earnest attention to them will merit the support of all sections of the Liberal Party. There are still great areas of country dis tricts which are only partially de veloped, and which must remain so until they are linked up with the railway system. Land 20 or 30 miles from a railway station, and without good roads, cannot be turned to its best use. There is scarcely a country electorate in the State which does not afford shocking examples of these conditions. A wise an...
THE CRADLES FULL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
TUB €IUD3.ES FULL. " 13onus, or no bonus," says the Hon. J. Cook, " the country needs to have its cradles full." A book doaling with this subject in a most informative way will be appreciated by childless married couples. It will be cant freo if 2d is remitted for postage. Address Dept. 41, Ladies' CJollcgo of Health, 40 Elizabeth St., Melbourne.
THE FISCHER ROAD RACE. WON BY W. PURDON. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
: THE FISCHER ROAD RAGE* WON BY W. PURDON. The first road race initiated this season by Mr Franz Fischer, of Nhill, took place on Wednosday afternoon last under very favorable circumstances. Tho weather was particularly good for a road race, although it was a little on tho warm side ; but that must bo expected af. f.Ki» nf the yoar. There w*»« practically no iv."--3. uuotuioro no dust, to interfere with tho contestants, while tho road was in almost perfect condition. The oflice-bearers were: — Judges, Messrs John P. Ryau and W. Kemp ; timekeepors, Messrs A. Davey and A. R. Edwards; starter, Mr R. Fischer; referee, Mr W. A. Gunn ; handicapper, Mr Chas. Astall. During the afternoon the Nhill Model Band played several selections at the north end of Victoria square. Starling from Kemp's Farmers' Arms Hotel at 3 p.m., tho road traversed waa along the Dimboola road to Staehr's hill and back again down Nelson Street and out to Hicks' orossing on tho | Ballarook road; thence back again to t...
PLEASANT MOTOR TRIP. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
PLEASANT MOTOR TRIP. A party ot local gentlemen, consist ing of MessrB Thos. Henderson (chauf feur), W alter Cooper, J. M. Kierse, T. Bailie, W. Komp, and F. K. McKenzip, journeyed to the Rainbow races on Tuesday last in Messrs Henderson and M'Tlrath's big 30 h.p. Russell automobile. A lovely summer morn ing added to tho pleasure of the 49 mile journey past the beautiful shores of Lake Hindmarsh, via Jeparit, which was negotiated in one hour 38 minutes. A good day's sport was I put in at the races and, after tea at Rainbow, the home journey was com menced. Several members of the | party, wiio are well-known punters, added an extra weight to the car's load as a result of an accumulation!of gold and silver on the day's transac tions. Four exciting incidents occurr ed. An intractable horse in a buggy on the road near Rainbow delayed the homeward bound travellers for 10 minutes, and then Mr Kemp acci dentally lost the cover of his pipe, and a thorough search failed to dis close the indi...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
PERSONAL. After a lingering illness, extending over a period of several years, Mrs Gosling, an old and highly respected resident of the district, passed away at the residence of her daughter, Mrs E. Millard, Iiainbow, on Sunday night. Deceased, who formerly lived at Dimboola, wbb 57 years of age, 20 of which was spent in this district. Another of the fast diinini.shini? band of sturdy pioneers has passed to the great beyond, in tho person of Mr Donald Mcll. , of Tooan, whose demise took place at Naiimuk on Monday. Born at Inverness, in Scot land in 1842, he, with his parents, came to Australia some ten yoars later, landing in Portland. He work ed on a station until 1865 ; then with his brother as a partner, he engaged in farming pursuits at Muntham, near Hamilton. In 1872 they moved to the Arapiles district, and selected 320 acres each. The deceased gentle men was a member of the Horsham Caledonian Society from the time of its inception, and worthily filled the position of chief. A ...
ADDITIONAL TELEPHONES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
ADDITIONAL TELEPHONES. The Departmental officers are now in Nhill installing telephones at the business establishments of the following —Messrs J. A. Anderson, chemisb: E. C. DaviB, foundry : Hicks and Co, sadd lers ; J. Scott, baker ; Jas Day, fruiterer; Hubert Fritscb, bootmaker. Private linos to oxchauge—Mr W. E, Golds worthy, Nelsou Street; Mr John L, Barnes, Leaby St,
SEWING MACHINES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
SEWING MACHINES. Messrs Watts and Co., Nhill, have decided to give the public a machine for L7 17a 6d, which they claim is equal to any high-priced machines on tho market, and which carry a 15 years' guarantee. Mr Watts, the business man of the firm, has had a vast ex perience in tho State and repairs of all makes of sewing machines, and there fore knows exactly what will satisfy tho public. 'Mr Watts invites inspection before purchasing. Particulars from Watts and Co., Nhill (next Makin's Coffee Palace). Messrs Young Bros, have received instructions from Mr A. H. A. Daenke of Wolseley, to sell on Wednesday, 21st January, at 11 o'clock (Nhill ; race morning), at their offico, Nelson 8treet, the fine racehorse, Thunder foot, 6 years, by Thunderer—Tethy. Thunderfoofc won the handicap at Lockhart on Boxing Day, and has won other notable races. Seo advfc. The Broughton annual sports will take placo on Wednesday, llth March. Mr J. H. Dickinson is president, and Mr T. Dickinson, secretary...
AUDIENCE DISAPPOINTED. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
AUDIENCE DISAPPOINTED. I The large audience who patronised the Theatre Royal on Wednesday evening to see tl>e bo styled "Great" Jansen were keenly disappointed witb the entertainment, which consisted of antiquated conjurer's tricks, inter spersed with two songs (by the same vocalist), and a drama production by two "artists''? which in no wise suited the refined taste of those pre sent, it travelling companies gull tlie public in this manner, a genuine combination when they happen along will find it extremely difficult to even fill the back stalls with patrons. The whole performance on "Wednesday evening only lasted about an hour and a half, inaluding a long interval, and this, combined with the before-men tioned antiquated tricVs by the "Great" Jansen, was responsible for very advere criticism.
NHILL RACES NEXT WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
NHILL RACES NEXT 'WEDNES DAY. The annual meeting of the Nhill Race Club will take place on Wednes day next., 2lst inst. Tho committee of the club has gone to a good deal of expense in making alterations and additions to the buildings and various enclosures, bo that now it can be said that they possess one of the best ap pointed racecourses in the north-wpst of Victoria- Particular attention has been devoted to the convenience and comfort of tho ladies who patronise the meeting, such as providing a cloak room, which will be in charge of Mrs Forrester, while afternoon tea will be available for tho small sum of 9d. Ladies who have not members' tickets, desiring to go on the grand stand, are required to pay 3s for ad mission into tho members' reserve, No males will bo allowed on tho grand-stand except those who are members of the club. Hot water wi'l bo supplied gratis to pienic parties. Cabs and motor cars will run from ii&toria fcV/lrYes"~lfave been received for every race on ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
AUCTIONEERS. Stock and Station Agents, Land. FInaucc and €onuulssion Agents Branch Offices at—Minjip, Rupanyup, Warracknabcal, Dimboola, Caaterton, & Ka iy AUCTION PALES OF HORSES, CATTLE, SHEEP, ETC Held as under :—Horsham, Hamilton, Nliill, Miuyip, Rupanyup, Goroke, Kaliiya,- Dimboo a, Dunkeld, Casterton, Cavandiah, Balmorqh and Strath downier ■£ - Agents for—• Uennvs, Lascellcs, Austin, and Co, The Ballarat - Trustees, Executors, and Agency Coy. Ltd. The Ballarat Banking Company, Ltd. The Australian Live Stock Insurance 'Coy. Ltd. The Victoria Fire Insurance Coy • The Crossly Gas and Oil Engines Cooper's Sheep Dip The Mount Lyell Manures ^-Agents for the Orient Pacific Steamship Co. Passengers booked to London and Europe from the local office, where all particulars may be laarnt on application. Nhill Weekly Sales. SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, 1914. . YOUNG BROS. holt' their uBoel Bate as above, when they wSll offer— 160 merino lambs, mixed sexee FOR PRIVATE SALE 892 Acres Land, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
IT V\ ILL PAY YOU (ssssasBSBBSSSaBKBS — TO— PAY US A VISIT During Christmas. Week. Wc have stocked o&lt;r premise* with Till exceptionally large assortment of the Daintiest Goods for ex ternal ado^ament and intertial enjoyment. ^ou "wil&lt; find PUR VALUED UNMUIPAS Kl), a*-d we can supply you P HP MPTLY'and EFFICIENTLY, In out8 Drapery & Millinery Departments We are shovingr GOODS OF EVERY DESCRTP TI&lt; UV that have been OAREFAJjlLY SELECTED and WELL BOUGHT-. In our Boot and Shoe Departme nt You ill find the LATENT and MOST FA8HTONrA BLF styles of FOOTWEAR at Modest Prices. Ill our Grocery Department Is every thing that is needed to gladden the heart at this Most Festive Season of the year. IN OUR CELLAR We have a Choice and Varied Assortment of Wines Ales, Spirits, Cordials, Aerated Waters, and Teetotal Sum" mer Drinks. We are out for business, but we are also out to please our patrons, and to have it said by them that IIIFELD AND MURPHY, Vic i on a...
COMMERCIAL. "Free Press." Office. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
COMMERCIAL " Free Prcsa. " Oflloo. Butter (dairy) 7a Eggs, 6^d per dozen. Flour, 14/6 per Lug New Potatoes 8/0 par owb. Bran, 1/2 Pollard, Is 2d Cheese, lOd per lb Hay, £3 10/ per ton Whilst Mr Thomas Maddorn, of Wallup, was sitting by a harvester, hav ing his lunch, a aulky catno up bohind and started the team of horses. Before Mr Maddrcn could (jet out of the way, oue of the wheels of the harvestor went over his thigh and down his leg, He paid little attention to the aocident for a few days, but as the injury got more painful instead of better, he was taken to a private hospital at Horsham, where he was detained for treatment. Wc arc desired by the Chief Inspec tor under the Sheep Dipping Act, De partment of Agriculture, to intimate to sheep-owners that the Amending Sheep Dipping Act 1913 abolishes the clean cer tificate provided for under tho Act 1909, and prescribes that, with only one minor exception, all sheep and latnbs must be dipped off shears, or kept in a securely fenced ...
PLACES TO WHICH TELEPHONE IS AVAILABLE FROM NHILL EXCHANGE. Three Minutes Conversation. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
Placks to wjircjr Telei'Hove is Avail able: jvko.w Niiill Exchange. Three Minutes Conversation. Bordertown Kaniva Diapur Antwerp Katyil Rainbow Hortliam Gorolct! Mitru Lake S. Vcctis, East Jllllg Minimay Quantong Gleuorchy Brimpnun Sheep IIilia Eupauyui) Ararat Wllanra Ballarat Melbourne Lawloit Ni Ni Well ■Lorquon West s d 0 S 0 4 0 2 0 G. 0 S 1 0 0 8 X 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 10 1 0 1 4 1 10 1 10 2 4 2 10 [0 2 0 2 0 4 8' d 0 G 0 3 0 4 0 6 0 8 0 8. 1 4 1 ;0 0 (3 0 S L:llimur Miram Ditnboola -•\rkona' JepariC'. ' Tfcrrajiyurk Gymbojven Namniuk v Pimpinio. Dootsn" McKenzio's C'k ,1.. 0 Koradjuha ' 1" 0 Muitoa Lubeck 1 Minyip 1 Warranktiabi nl 1 Stawell Beaufort Hamilton Geclong Mount Elgin Woorak Lorquon Jfctherby 0: 4 4 1 4 1 10 2 4 10 0 2 0 2 0 3 0 G
SEWING BAGS OF WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
SEWING BAGS OF WHEAT. Bag sowing is a seasonablo topic and th«re has been a good deal of discussion lately in Natiinuk as to how many bags of wheat experienced mon could sow per hour. Manv practical men aay that to sow from 100 to 120 bags as delivered from the harvester is a good day's work. Mr Frank Wollermann, formerly of this district, recently offered to put £10 that he could dump with hiB knco and sew 33 bags an hour. But a feat has boon accomplished in South Australia which will set the West Wimmora knights of the twine needle thinking and talking. Wo clip tho following from tho Adelaide Chronicle:—A couple of years ago, Mr •Tames Darley, jun., son of Cr J. Darley, of Georgetown District Council, created a record by filling and sewing 327 bags of wheat in ona day. Last season a youne former, Mr Gordon Dunsford, of Redhill, easily completed 425 bags in one day. On Monday last, Mr Darley sewed 440 bags in one day. Tho bass of wheat were the proporty of Mr Bert Idc, and tho grai...