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NHILL TELEPHONE SUB SCRIBERS [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
HHiLL TELEPHONE SUB : SGRIBERS ! Cut this out at once, and paste it oil a j ahoet of pardboard and hang it beside your telephone '■ 1 "Ybu»g Bros. 2 Noake Bros. 3 A and .T Mcintosh 4 J L Hiirnes 5 J .T Meagher, not in use (i '• Fie&lt;: Press" Ollice . 7 Kozminsky's II"tel S Ryan and Bond 9 Dr.Rynn 10 Ma- field and Murphy 11 Goldsworthy, Coles, and Co 12 'I'riiinblc and Palmer 18 Havclthorn and Bolton 11 Klcdurui. Proud foot, and'Douglas 15 T li Laidlaw and C->. " , 1C tjliire Hall ! 17 Broadbent Bros. IS ])r Slianasy . 19 C H Towns 20 Brent and Co. 21 Kintoule's Hotel 22 Police Station 23 Mrs O'Ciillaghan 24 Kemp'.* Hotel 25 J O Macdonald 2(! J Shauasy 27 James Brown 28 Railway Station 29 T W jburnnt* 30 M li Kain 31 liod'la and Pa'erson 32 -J D rling and Son ^33 A Bongiorno 31 Henderson and Mcllrath 3"> .Father Jones 36 J A AndereonN 37 Liicks & Co I 3S K.C Davis 1 39 C l'ritseh /ifot yefc connected ' 40 J Nealy | 41 .J Scott /
"OVERLAND" AUTOMOBILE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
"OVERLAND" AUTOMOBILE. I Yesterday Mr Hugh McKay, motor expert of the Sunshine Harvester Coy., delivered a fine 35 h.p. Overland, car, manufactured by the Toledo Coy, Ohio, U.S.A., which was specially indentsd to the order of Mr John L. Barnes, of Nhill. The car is roomy and luxuriously upholstered, is fitted with electric lights, and haB all the latest improvements of the American cars. Mr Barnes' motor is capable of travelling 60 miles per hour with a full load on a decent road. The car was given a trial "spin" by Mr M'Kay, and Mr Barnes expressed satisfaction with his purchase. Messrs Golds worthy, Coles and Co. are the local agents for the Overland car.
THE WHEAT BOYCOTT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
THE WHEAT BOYCOTT, The -wheat lumpers at Barmedman, N.S.W. struck on Tuesday, on ac count of non-union carriers stacking wheat for four shipping firms, after the stacks had been declared "black." The farmers are unloading their own wheat. The wheat lumpers at Bal dale have been on strike since Fri day. It was decided not to handle non-union wheat, und when some "black" wheat entered the yard the men left. Farmers and wheat buy ers have since been unloading the wheat themselves. The season has been a record one, and loading is ex ceptionally heavy. Tho lumpers struck really in sympathy of tho carriers, but tho carriers have not ceased work. Apparently the men were misled by the organiser, and some have resumed work, while some have expressed their intention of re turning unconditionally.
"AVOCA" WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
" A.VOCA •' WHEAT. The new wheat, hybridised by Mr G. Ebeling, of AvoGa, and named "The A.yoca" by Mr Hans Irvine, M.H.R., is now being harvested on Mr George Laing's farm, Avoca. One plot is yielding a little over 11 bags to the acre, and the other 12 bags; while Dart's Imperial, on the same farm is not yielding more that six bags. The wheat is a splendid sample. Mr Laing is highly delighted with it, and is quite satisfied as to its future as a seed wheat.
FARMERS AND RURAL WORKERS [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
FARMERS AND RURAL WORKERS A prominent member of the Wagga branch of the Farmers' and Settlers' Association stated on Thursday that the farmers are quite prepared to meet the new situation likely to be created by tho action of the u Rural Workers' Union in declaring black'' all wheat stacked at stations by non unionists. The farmers have prepared a list comprising over 7o0 farmers who are prepared to go to Sydney to assist in loading the wheat if the wharf laborers go on strike,
WHEAT GROWING EXPERIMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
WHEAT GROWING EXPERI MENTS. Among the best wheat crops grown in Riverina this year, wore those on the experimental plots, under the supervision of the Department of Agriculture, on the farm of Mr W. Tait, at Ringwood. They wore sown on new fallowed land on 16th May, at the rate of 45 lb. seed and 5G lb. superposphate per acre, and received 9.12 inches of rain during the grow ing period. The variety trial re turned the following yields per acre : —Federation, 35 buphels 41 lbs.; Fed eration (farmers' seed), 33 bushels 18 lb., Bomen, 32 bushels 12 lb.; Yandil la King, 27 bushels, 19 lb; Bunyip, 26 bushels, 32 lb ; Bunyip (unmanur ed), 23 bushels 45 lb; Cedar, 24 bush els 55 lb ; Cleveland, 24 bushels 23 lb ; Rym&r, 22 bushels 24 lb. A seeding experiment was carried out with Federation, with the following re sult :—65 lb soed per acre, 37 bushels 20 lb; 55 lb seed, 35 bushels 46 lb ; 45 lb seed, 85 bushels 41 lb ; 35 lb seed, 32 bushels 48 lb; 25 lb seed, 27 bushels 30 lbs.
STATE LAND TAX. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
STATE LAND TAX. Persons who owned land at 31st December last of an improved value exceeding £250 aro liable to pay State land tax for the current year 1914. No general returns aro required to be furnished to the Commissioner of TaxeR, who will malto his assessments upon his officical records, which aro based upon the land tax returns furnished in 1911, supplemented by notices of ohange of ownership given by vendors and pur chasers of land in the meantime. Notices of changes of ownership effected by Hale and purchase of land in tho year 1913 are required to be given to tho Com missioner not later than 31st January, 1914, otherwiso tho Commissioner's assessments will be made as if the vendor wore tho owner at December 81, 1918. A very largo number of such notices has already been received by the Commissioner, but it is feared many soilors and purchasers have not yet fulfilled their obligation in this respect. The notice requires to be signed by both seller and buyer, and the forma to ...
PRICE OF WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
PRICE OF WHEAT. Our Melbourne correspondent wired yesterday as follows :—Yesterday's spurt in wheat lias been short-lived and to day tho market was much quieter, and rather dull, but fairly Bteady in tone, with little offering, January delivery is worth 3s 6d alongside. Forward quota tions are on the basis of 3s 6id for February, 3s 7d for March, and 3s 7id for April-May-June. At close yesterday business was done for extended forward delivery, February to June, at 3s Private cable advices report that Argen tine threshings are turning out poorly and that the market remains firm, al though Liverpool options have lost ftd to id a ccntal of yesterday's advanco for March, and Ad for May and July. The price of wheat at the Nhill mills yester day was 3s 2d, oats Is 8d.
NHILL RACES. The following weights have been declared for the Nhill Races to be run on the 21st January, 1914:—HURDLE RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
NHILL RACES, The following weights have been declared for the Nhill Races to be run on the 21st January, 1914:— HURDLE RACE. Widden Cranley Chase Memnita ... Modest Maid. Ballapur Bed Rust ... Ivy May ... Thunder NHILb CUP. Polly Brown Yatia ..r Ruapare Pouter Widden Wyreema ... Yaapeet Hope Vale ... ... . .. Boulogne M.TL HighFiown Merriiuta ... Thund&rfoot Dr Jack Alavena Trent Gull... FLYING HANDICAP. Safe Shot ... Ttuapare laapeet tlope Yale ... mtl ... Merrinita ... So Near Jenny Wren ... ... &lt; Dr Jack ... ... • •• 7 Spear Fish ... ... ... 7 Alavena ... ... ... 7 Thunder Royal ... ... 7 Trent Gull ..." ... ... 7 PONY RACE. A.urate ... ... ... 9 Le Grande ... ... ... 9 Little Yera... ... ... 9 First Kiss ... ... ... 8 Sylvie ... ... ••• 8 Cleroatus ... ... 7 Renewal ... ... 7 Thunder King ... ... 7 TinyTow$... ... ... 7 Willow Green ... ... 7 TROT. Because ... 350 yds behind Swettness 300 „ „ Sylvie 250 Waister ... 200 „ ,, Laddio ... 150 n Happy Thoughts .. 1...
WIMMERA FREEZING WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
WIMMERA FREEZING WORKS. During the season the Wimraera Freezing Works at Murtoa have put through the total of 93,240 lambs. . "number'"will" reach 150,000. The company have been able to hold their own against all others, paying the top prices for lambs, and placing frozen meat, containing their brands, on the English market.
SPORTING. RAINBOW RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
SPORTING RAINBOW RACES. The above races took place on Tuesday last. The club ware fortu nate in experiencing a beautiful day, and consequently the attendance was large, visitors being present from Hopetoun, Nhill, Horsham, Jeparit, Dimboola, and the surrounding dis tricts. The fields were large, except in the Cup, while good racing was the order of the day. Bookmakers wero very conspicuous, representa tives being present from all parts of the Wimmeia. Mr D. Branigan, V.R.C Stipendiary Steward, was in attend ance. The following are the results: Trial Stakes: T. Sleep's Ivy .Ma.v, 8.11, 1; J Cordner's A F A, 812, 2; H Chadderton's Correction, 8 3,3. Other starters : Lady Morn, 8.12; Emerald Girl, 8.3; Highland Jock, 6.12, Won by three lengths. Betting: 3 to 1 Ivy May, 5 to 1 A F A, 4 to 1 Lady Morn, 5 to 1 Cor rection, 5 to 2 Emerald Girl ; 10 to 1 Highland Jock. Time 1 min 2 8-5th sees Distance Handicap Pony Race : A O'Loughlin's Siver Bullet, 7.4, 1 ; C Pope's Lady Mary, 8.0, 2; T M...
NEW RAILWAY LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
NEW RAILWAY" LINE, Work on the Rainbow to Turkey Bottom railway line is in full swing. Fully 95 per cent, of the earthwork on the line has been finished, and a plate-laying gang is n©w engaged put- i ting down the rails. The necessary | equipment for this class of work has not yet arrived, but at present a dis tance of about a quarter of a mile per day is being completed. About 130 mon continue to find employment on the line, the work on which is being vigorously pushed forward.
HABIT OF EFFICIENCY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
HABIT GF EFFICIENCY. (By Wm. 0, Redfield, Secretary of Commerce). First of all, efficiency is not strenu ous. The man who hustles niay, or may not, be efficient; probably ho is not. Hustling is not a normal element In effioiency, nor is strenuous work apt to be efficient because it is fltronuouB. You work at the lathe with the cast ing you are finishing ten feet away This means strenuous, but not efficient labor. To work at the same lathe with the castings piled so near you can got them without moving from your place, is iess strenuous, but far more efficient labor. Wo are familiar with the fact that an overloaded machine leads a strenuous life. None of us will, if we understand mechanics, say that it is an effioient life. This is true of men as well as of machines; true of us as well as our employes. Wo must get rid of tho idea that strenuous and effi ciency are eithoir similar or the same. Driving is one thing; efficiency is some thing else. Efficiency ia not something we can go o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
WEIL \M> STWONC5. "What a grand thing it is for women to feel well and strong? The Ladies' College of Health has brought forward a homo treatment; that has restored | thousands to health at a trilling cost. Those interested can lind out all about it if they send two penny etfiinps to Dept. 41, LadieR' College of Health, 46 Elizabeth St., Melbourne. Fishing Tackle at McNees — New Stock double and single spinners, spoons to guimp, floaters all sizes, Fine different Eizes in hooks. Hooks to gut the best quality obtainable McNee, theljeweller, Victoria Street, Nhill.*
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
A- B9NCI0RN0 ft CO. ARE pow opening up their XMAS NOVELTIES suitable for Xmas Trees. Wc have a large range of this line to select from. Wo have also a largo assortment of special Xmas Chocolate Boxes; they are beautiful for Xmas presents. Prices range from 3d to £2. Visit us before purchasing. Xmas stockings from 3d to 10s each. FRUITS-—We have made special arrangements with our growers to supply us with fresh fruits daily and of the best quality; we have bought at a moderate price, therefore assuring you all honest value for your money. REFRESHMENT ROOM—For aool summer drinks. If you want an icy-cold drink or ice cream, call on us on a hot day. We stock Rowland's; they are the best, therefore call on for fresh fruit, high-class confectionery, and wholesome, pure and cold summer drinks and ice cream. Ice for sale. I- HALES' Palaee (next Bank of Victoria), Victoria Street, NHILL, IgBOAllD AND RESIDENCE AT .REASONABLE RATES. MEA.LS. NO WAIT ING*. IS; GOOD T ABLING-; GROOM PUBLISHER? N...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 16 January 1914
To Let. HOUSE in Townsend Street, Nhlll, lately occupied by Mr E. A. Saddler. For terms apply J. W. TRUMBLE & PALMER, Nhill. To Let. Business premises in victoria Street. JAS. BROWN, Nhill. Lost—Cow. STRAYED from Nhill JBCospital ground, 1 Roan Cow, white under neath, in full milk. Kindly inform secretary at once. C. H. TOWNS, Secretary. Lost Horse. r OST one GREY COLT, branded W IJ near shoulder; aged 2 years. Finder rewarded i Apply— E. ROWE. Nhill P.O. ltroughton Sports. The broughton hall an nual SPORTS will be held on Wednesday, 11th March. A full pro gramme will appear In a later issue. J. H. DICKINSON, President. T. DICKINSON, Secretary. Wheat Sacks. OSKE BROS, have a full supply of WHEAT SACKS at all sta tions. Those requiring bags can now be supplied in any quantity. NOSKE BR03, Nhill. Presbyterian Clmrcli, Nhill 11 and 7, Rev H. Swan. Methodist Services. Nhill 11 and 7, Rev Walton; Kiata 8. Mr Kossatz : Boyeo 3, Rev Walton; Kinimakatka 8, Mr Day ; Winiam 3, Mr Barb...
SPEED OF ANIMALS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 20 January 1914
SPEED Or ANIMALS. Tfc is believed that no animal lias ever exceeded tho speed which can bo attained by the horse. Instantaneous photographs of ono famous specimen showed the full length of a complete stride to bo about twenty-six foot.. The hare has not in reality tho speed of the dog. Tlio dog, on the otlier hand, does not attain the speed of tho horse. The giraffe is said to run at tho rate of fifteen yards per second under the most favorable conditions. Tlio ele phant, going at tho rato of two yards a second, carries a. weight approximate ing to that carried by six horses.
THE ART OF THE CONJUROR. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 20 January 1914
THE ART OF THE CONJUROR. Science has onabled modern conjur ors to do tricks that would filli thp. old school of magicians with wonder. Wherever applicable to tho stage, tho modern magician has adopted the no vel features of inventions, and, com bining then with his sleight of-hand, has brought fortli an entirely new stylo of magic. A trick performed long ago consist ed of pouring from a single bottlo sev eral different liquids into glasses set upon a table in full view of tho audi ence. Tn the first glass was water, in the next wine., in tho next milk. Tho secret lay in tho construction of tho bottle, which was composed of vari ous chambers. In each of these was placcd a certain liquid, tho flow being controlled by valves in the bottle's neck immediately under the finger of the ma gician. The great weakness of the trick lay in this—that tho magician did not permit the bottle to go out of his hand to bo examined by the audience; but the re cent discoveries of chemists citable tho mag...
THE "SILENT SISTERS." [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 20 January 1914
THE "SILENT SISTERS." There is a---'community of women" near Biarritz who pass-their lives in silence. They live and die in the onvenb of the Silent Sisters, and are bum! in silence in the little ccmetory within tho Avails of the grounds. At four o'clock, win ter and summer, they leave their bare cells, and for tl'.reo unbroken hours toll their beads and say their prayers, until tliey are summoned to llieir Spar tan breakfast. Two more hours_ thoy spend, later in tho day, with their ro saries and prayers in a secluded cor ner of the chapel, tho rest of the day being devoted to work of various kinds and to meditation. In the 'refoctory-^a;dark, uninviting chamber v.-ith sanded floor, along which -run wooden tables and benches—tho tables are spread for tho midday meal, with an array of brown' water-jugs and wooden spoons and forks displayed on coarse serviettes, which take the. place of a tablecloth. During tho meals not a sound is heard—a whisper even would be a grave offence bringin...