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SANDHURST TRUSTEES' CO FIFTIETH DIVIDEND DECLARE[?] [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
SANDKURST TRUSTEES'C~I FIFTIETH DIVIDEND DECLAPEt The fifty-sec?nd half-yeariy rnet: ! of shareholders cf the Sa:ndb:ur?!.6: Northern Distr'ic 'Trustees Lvxc::: aInd Arenev Comanyv Limitee i1 held last ~'ek. The chainran b." J. IH. Abbott) eresided over 17 sk.I holders. representine 9250 shan. I In movine tht adoption of t, report and balancc-stleet, tle t'c:. man conclratulated the shareh:-' on the continued prosperity .f 2: comnpany. The year ~ast endd e'e the exponss reduced by· .V ,"3 pared with the previous year. dividend payab th?t day ma':l 50th paid by the wrnpa= iny m . incepton in i1888S. Tite "'l t": dends. for tre 25 Ye ars ana'. to £34,7T00, which mnc:m h'-, shareholdelrs had received a over l- per cent. per annuml for tl money, and the r.'servto h! e: built up to £12,250. By this it v:., be seen what ex!ept)ional eeT the company gave to clients cn?1 ing it with their atlaile. This ,:i'r to a great extett. nad ben dke 9 the oriiginal directors. cnly on 0 whont (Mr. J. I...
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
PoSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. Mails are received and despatched at the Swan Hill Post Office as follows : MAILS CLOSE For Melbourne, Bendigo, Mitlamo, Pyramid Hill, Kerang, Mystic Park, and Lake Boga daily at 11.25 a.m. For Burra, Broomhead's, Lockhart's, O'Bree's, Youngiera, Euston, Narrung, Bumbang and Mildurn on Tuesdays and Fridays at 5.45 p.m. For Tyntynder South, Tyntynder Sta. tion, Tyntynder West, Bruce's, Nyah, Wood Wood and Piangil on Sundays at 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at 5.45 p.m. For Goschen, Lalbert Road, Mumble Plains and Lalbert on Mondays, Wed nesdays and Fridays at 8.45 a.m. For Bulga, M'Naughton's, Algio's, Standen's and M'Lean's on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 p.m. For Mallan, Cunninveuk, Jeffrey's and Moulamein on Tuesdays and Fri days at 7 a.m. F or Albrecht's, Nesbitt's, Liewah, Neild's, Yanga, Stony Crossing, Hos burgh's, Holmes', Wakool, Stenning's, Condoulpe, Finlay's, Spinks', M'Clel land's, O'Riley's, Cannally and Bal ranald on Mofidays, Wednesdays, T...
WATERWORKS' TRUST. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
WATERWORK' TRUST MONTHLY_ .M TING. The monthly meeting of the . .Hil~ Waterworks Trust was hel Thursday night. Pre.sent-aCm ? Chi?sholm (chairman), K ?. and I. Pye. CoPrrPeondence. From D. J. Wallace, with ,ch, for £12 2s 8d, being aoun.' ceived through the court flr l of rates.-Received. rar From Railway deparem.nt, ret1 account for halr.year'a water ch?r and advi-ing that the a,." entered into was for quartrlv "' ments.-Received. Reports. The engine driver (Mr. A. A. W. man) reported that the consumt, of fuel for the previous six r had been 83.' ton';, and that 2 tons were on hand. As instt he had kept a record of the . of pumping from the 5th inst ~. table for tn', 21 day's showed , pumping period to have been , hours. Based on an average charge of 20.00U gallons an tr the quantity of water pumped j 5.9'0,000 gallons. Avrage daily t (Sunday's excluded), 13 'hums;3re.er age daily quantity, 310,rX.o ii maximum daily quintity, 310o/ * Ions; minimum daily quantity 240o, gallons; Sund...
THE WHEAT CROP. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
THE WHEAT CROP. The fixing of the f.a.q. (fair aver age quality) of Victorian wheat was undertaken on Friday. by the corn trade sectional committee of. the chamber of commerce, in the invited presence of representatives of the metropolitan press. The department of Agriculture also was'invited to be represented at the function, but no ollicer of that departmerit attended. The standard is established on the basis of samples, of which on this oc casion about 850 were received from growers and others. Following' the: usual, practice, these were thoroughly mixed in a heap, and the Weight of, thle graino;that is required to fill a vessel having a guaranteed internal ) capacity of exactly one Imperial bushel, less a. concession of lb. for the" draft on the tare," is accepted as the standard of a bushel of the f.a.q. of the season's wheat, expressed in avoirdupois. This year there was a wide variance in the grade of the samples submitted. From the northern areas, and especially the Goulbour...
A CASE OF SUICIDE. A WELL KNOWN RESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
A CASE OF SUlIlID, . :A WELL IKPOWN RESIDENT. SQuite a sensation was caused in Swan fHii on Friday afternoon w-hen the news got abroad that William M:,Lean, a well known and respected resideht, had committed suicide by cutting his throat with a rar.o: The deed was done in tile bath room a few. minutes after twelve o'clock at his Swan Hill :residence. His wife was the only person with him in the house at the time, and, nmissing her husband, she went into the bath room in -earch of him. and was horrifiled to find him withl his throat cut. She rushed out of the house, and called on:. a neighbor to run for a' doctor. Anticilpating thliat something serious was, thle matter, the neighbor lost no time in inform ing Dr. Plante, wnose residence is close to that of M'Lean's. At thie moment the doctor was called de ceased's blother was in conversation with him, and both hurrield to the scene of the tragedy. The doctoc found dece:ised with a deep gash in his throat, and, though the in jured man...
RURAL WORKERS. COMPETENT MEN SCARCE. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
RURAL WORKERS., OOMPETENT MEN SCARCE. espite the -threats and obstrue of the Rural Workers' Union. wheat crop of Australia nas n successfully harvested. Agitators e been busy throughout the wheat as endeavoring to form branches the union, and appealing to the workers to insist upon the rates pav provided for in the log. That farmers, although not organised meet this aggression, have been o (says tile "Argus") to defeat schemes of the union delegates ra well for the future. Had terms of the lor been meekly. ted by the farmers, they would 'e found themselves enslaved by union, and they would have been no position to resist subsequent ands. They have maintained con-t of the industry, and so materially c agthened their position. ho objection of the farmer to the a al workrs' log has not been on c ground that the wages asked tor r too high, but that the quahlity a the labor otTering is, on the whole, ( poor to permit of such a high t imum being generally enrforced. f farming industry is ...
MALLEE FARMING. LOOKING FORWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
l iiMALLEE FARMINO. LOOKING FORWARD. The curtain having rung dowpn for the: harvest of' 1912-13;, though the memory of this, exasperating. period may- die hard the probibilities? of .:t.he' year ahead -:(writes-:-.tle.t Pi~ixiaroo I (m'mes") once more enter into the a calculations of the iweat·hei- 'prophets. Thelo i'uling opinion ,amongst ifarmers ( is that tlhe year of irregular and out of I tuno seasons have come to an end, I and-that tlhe old time fat harvests are about to start,. ?No one, of course of. t fersn to back this contention withl' scientific data. 'As a matter of fact the prophets, long distance and other- i wise,. are at a discount, and their piognostications are not likely ,to disturb the local .wheat growers. It is too early for the expert to issue a forecast--a dozen oi .so years ahead, and earnestly requestiing one and all to dam as hard as possible to con sOrt-e the precious fluid. Probably froni -the haziliess in Which these pro grammes are framedy" and the uns...
THE LUCERNE MARKET. Mr. H. S. K. Ward. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
THE LUCERNE MARKET, Mr, H, 8. K, .Ward. Mr. H. S. K. Ward reports as follows under date 30th ult.: I have to report that there it a good market ruling here for lucerne hay and chaff, especially o1 choice qualities, the nominal values being £4 17s Gd for well-cut, green, leafy chaff, and £3 17s 6d for green lucerne hay, dcdrick pressed, with three wires to the bundle. he bie bales which have been epming on the market from Kerang have een realising from £3 Ts 6d tio £3 12s t;d, and are not a favorite with buhyers. It is pleasing to report that Swan Hill lucerne chaff, when care is exercised with the cutting, is still topping the market, and I realised £5 per ton for one truck re. ceived from. Mr. E. A. Ryland, which is the best price realised bor lucerne chaft on the market this year. The sample was well-cut, and of good color, the' leaf being well preserved, and it is a credit both to the grower and the man who cut it. 'ltere is not a very large call for medium samples, and fair quan...
ACCIDENTS. Cut With Broken Bottle. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
ACCIDENITS.I Ount Wltb:-h8@t~ BottleP . On Satutda a man I kmed Jac1 akein t h0 employ ?of Mr. ':, utt, of Cuillingollah, was riding -n on a bike. The bike ,kided the sand, and the rider was thrown a broken bottle, and was badly hed about the chest. Hie was ught into the ,wan Hill 2ospital medical treatment. Too Cut Off. Whil. cutting wood at Mellool on ednesday Jack Kilpatr:ck, of Swan Isu astained a nasty- injury. His e slipped, with the resul t . that Sof ni' toes wa& cut off, and SothersM were badly, cut. IHe under mnedical treatment at Swan
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
MILLS. MILLS MIS.LLS MLLS.. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS.M MILL MILLS. MILLS1 MILLS.-MILLS. MILLS' ILLS MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS&. : MILLS . MILLS MILLS. MILLS. MiLLS CAMPBELL - STREET, %; i .MILLS. . MLLS. MILLT S. MILLS, ....SW AN HILL.... MIL LS Sale of Costumes -COMMENCING- TUESDAY, 20tl JANUARY, 1914 Navy Print, One Piece Dresses, 9s lid, reduced to 4s ld Light. Print, -One Piece Dresses, 9s lid, reduced to 5s lid Navy and Light Print Blouses, and Skirt Dresses,, 8s lid, reduced to 4s lid Light and Dark Jap. Crepe One Piece Dresses, 8s lid, reduced to 5s lid Striped Pique One Piece Dresses,.. 12s Od, reduced.to 6s lid Light and Dark Print Blouses, 2s 11d and 3s 6d, reduced to Is 11d White Muslin Blouses, embroidered and tucked, 2s ld; reduced to 2s 3d. Girls' Light and Dark Print Dresses, 2s lid, Ss 6d;. reduced to Is 11d. 45-inch Embroidery, reduced to Is 6d, Is lid, 2s 3d, 2s 6d yard. -o iLLS. MILLS ILLS. MILLS. "M5, MI ALLS.' MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS; -MILLS...
CRICKET. Wood Wood v. Nyah. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
'CRICKET, WooQ Woo4 v. Nyaa. Wood Wood and Nyah met at 'yah on Saturday, The home teanm compiled 92, and it was thought that the visitors would havo no dittlicul in passing the score. The Woo Wood batsman failed, however, and Nyah won by 42 runs. Scores : Nyah. O'Connor, c Bright~, b Les. Hiodges ... 19 A. Lewis, bls. Hoddge.. ... .... S Mole, c Wilkinson, b Les. Hodges ... 31 Willis, b Simmonds 1 Skinner, e latson, b Lea. Hodges ... 6 (. Iwis, e Matson, b I HHodges ... 13 C. Griflith?tun out .. .; .. 7 F. ydes, c BrghtL, b B. Hodges ... O E. Joyce, b H.TItodgeus ... .. .. .1 J. Cumming, b M3loney . . . ... 1 T. Hodgene, not out ". ..... 0 Sundries .. ... . . .. , 6 Total.... .... ...... . . Bowling.---J. Simmonds, one wicket for 35i runs; R. L. Hodges, four for 43; MIaloney, one for 3: H;. Hodges, three for 6. Wood Wood. J. F. Hodbges, c Lewis, b Willis... .. 21 J. Simmwnind, b Hotlodgens....... .., W. Vilkinson, b Holgenis .. .2 R. L. Hodges, c O'Conncr, b Hodgene..: 6 ,. Gray, b ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE S Every Lady and Gentle man in and around this district should not miss i the Greatest & Biggest * Summer Clearance Sale Now in progress at W. SILK'S RED HOUSE I NEXT POST OFF?ICE, SWAN HILL. WHERE EVERYTHING IS BEST BY ACTUAL TEST. o-0 Cases of Embroideries and Costumes. Men's Ideal Hats, Ties, Boots nid Shoes. The Latest in Shirting. S The Proved Underwear for Men. AN INSPECTION WILL DO NO HARM. L----- I 1 - ~- - ..... -~~----L _ ~_~ J. MACPHERSON, Motor and General Engineering Works, M'OALLU?M-STREET, SWAN HILL (Opposite Shire Hall). -0 FORD CARS. MotoP Repairs a Speciality. Brazing a Speciality. Bearing Metal. Best Quality of Steel Phosphor Bronze. Local Agent for Dunlop Motor Tyres and Accessories, Lubricating Oil. and Greases Centrifugal Pumps, Mayer's Grain Cleaner and Grader, Welch-Perrin Wolsely Shearing Machines. Pratt's and Shell N'aptha and Benzine always on hand. --o SMACPIHERSON wishes to draw the atte tion to Motorists and all con . cernd...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
BARTRAM AGENCY, l'CRAE STREET, SWAN HILL (Close Railway Station). Our Resident Expe?it and Representa tive, MIr. FRED KNIGHT, attends to Clients needs in Dairying and Iriiga. tion Machinery. So the 1914 MODEL ALFA-LAVAL SEPARATOR. Baritram and Felix Engines for Driving + Pumps, Shearing Machines, Chaffcut. ter, 5awbenches, &c. .S ator Duplicates and Oils stocked at J. Bartram and .Son PTY. LTD., 56*498 Bour'keOt., M'lbouIaiS JAMES M'PHERSON GENERAL Conmunission Agent, PIANGIL, WISHES to draw e attention of Farmers and sll eoncerned in and around Piangil, Tooleybuc, Nyah, Yarra. by and surrounding districts that he has now established a General Commission Agency Business st Piangil Finger Post. He feels confident, being an Expert with Farming and General Machinery for seven Fears, 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., Spotewood. Wischer and Co.'s Manure...
Swan Hill Guardian PUBLISHED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. The Wheat Market. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
iawax gil~ (Siadian PUnLISHib MObNoDAY AND THURBDAY EvEhNINs. MONDAY,: FEBBUARY 2, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. .Th?. Wheat Market. In the local market to-day wheat was quoted at 3s: 2d. per Imuehel. "1xplorers' Memolrial Fund. The Hon.: R. B. Hees, M.L.C., paid a visit to Swan Hill at' the end of last week. .He informed us that he has an assurande froim t he Hen. F. Haglethorn, Minister.- of Public Works, that the Victorian Govern ment will -iiakd a sriiall "giant of £25 towairds, the erection of the explorers'" monument in Swan Hill. SAn old Native Cemetery. Dutring the .past ' twelve indnths,, while operations for. the digging out of rabbit burrows nave been carried on round Lake Boungunyah, on the HeathirbeIll estate, /many. skeletr us of aboriginals have been unearthed. We are infotmed that a complete skeleton wari'dug up last week. If ifs surmised that the banks of the lake where the remains were found "ere once used as a burying place, and there is nib douibt :.that this sitrmis...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
IN MEMORIAM. CoMs.--In sad and loving memory nf our dear mother, Smart Comb, who died at Taradale on 3rd February, 1910; also *our dear father, Johp Comb, who died at Swan Hill on 19th October, 1913. . Fondly loved, and Mdly mlsued. -Inserted by their loving children. Jonas.-In loving .:hemory :f:'my dear : husbai;d and our dear fatlier, ?J. E. SJones, who died aiit Swaiin HilHnl on grd February, 1813. The one we loved is now laid low, . His fordi true heart i. still; The land that ofteri helld as so Lies low in death's cold chill. ead saud oft our hearts 'do wrader, To a grave not far away, Where we laid our dlrling father, Just twelve months ago to day. . -lnserted by his loving wife and children (Mrs. Dahivis, Mrs. Lucas, Mrs. Attrill, John, Thomas, Arthur, Oliveand Norman: Jones).
AUCTION SALES. Edward Trenchard and Co, [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 February 1914
&UPTI9N SALES. Edward TPrenohard and Co, IThursday, 5th Febriiary-Swan Hill fortnightly stock: ~ile. Tuesday, 24thfiehbrdary-On account of Mr. John Pratt clearing sale of dairy cows, horses, implements, &c. John Gray and GCo . Friday, 6th February-On account of Mr. , ~4. Ennis, at Nowie, clearing sale of 638 acres of land, stock, inlplements, &c.' Also, on accdunt of Mr, . Cramer, sale of 640 sores of land, SThursday, 5th Miareh-O iaccount of Mr. Robert Gerrand and Mrs. M. J. M'Olure, at the White Swan Hotel, sale. of 975 acres of land in the parish of Ben jeroop. Donald M'Donald. Thursday, 5th February--SwKn. Hill fortnightly stook sale. Tuesday, 3rd February--On accoint of Mrs. WV. Prescott, at Nyah, clearing sale of horses, implements, furniture, &c. Thursday. 26th February- Special horse sale at Swan Hill. Andrew S. Mulr and 1Go." Thursday, 5th Februarya-Swan Hill fortnightly stock sale. Saturdaiy, ;th February-At the Royal Hotel, sale of privileg...
CONVICTS AS HORSES [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
CONVICTS AS HORSES There is much talk in Perth (Scot land) concerning convicts at the Peni tentiary 'being eimployed as beasts of burden. For some time people who frequent the Edinburgh road district adjoining the General Prison ri. have noticed. that: in the work of ploughing the fields connected with the peniten tiary prisoners wearing the garb adorned with the broad arrow have taken the place of horses or oxen. This spectacle to many has been regarded as extremely -humiliating.
SECRET MATTER [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
SECRET 31A'TTER Sir Thomas ULipton Yesterday after noon took part. in casting the keel of Shamrock IV., the yacht with which he ....hopes to win the American Cup next September, at - Messrs Camper and Nicholson's Yard,' Gosport (says the "Daily Mail" of November 27). The shape of the keel was carefully con cealed. Strict precautions are being taken to preserve the -secrecy of the yacht's design. No married men are being employed in her lest they should unwittingly divulge some of her secrets to their wives.
TEACHER AND BABY [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
TEACHER AND BABY Mes Bridget Peixotto and her baby are making more history. She was dismissed because she stayed at home while her baby was being born (says "Public Opinion.") Justice Seabury, in the United States Supreme Court, has orderd her to be re stored to the teaching staff out of which the New York City Board of Education thrust her "for neglect of duty" when she was absent to bear the baby. Mrs Peixotto argues that it is absurd to say that it is impossible to give the proper attention to your work when one has, a baby, or that it is ne *cessary to neglect the baby to give the proper attention to work.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
ASSURANCE CO0 LTD. ESTD. 1782. ,FIRE. ACOIDENT. EMPLOYERS LIABILITY. LOSSES PAID EXCEED £85,oo,ooo. Losses by BUSH FIRES and by LIONTHtNING are made good by this Company, AGENTS WANTED. VIOTORAN 461 TO 471 BOURKE ST., OFROI: MELBOURNE. DALCETY A CO, LTD,. AIIENT. Prentice-st., East St. Kilda. September 2, 1913. Mr. Brin.-I. a mother of eleven chl iren. write. to help it possible hard-work ing mothers who have young children at tending school. I think you should make ..known your Pedic Pomade for the head Its effect is miraculous. My girls attend the Windsor Convent School, and their heads have been shown as an exampl 30 good. the effect of Pedic Pomade. Tr Justice' to mothers who. unfortunately have to go out workinr .it should b' sore generally known. I give you witi a heart and a half permission to mak' any use you wish of this letter.-Yours sta.. (Mrs.) ALICE O'CALLAGITAN Pedeic Pomade for the head destroys Vermin and Nits: Is sold by all Chemists anmd Stores. or posted by J. Bri...