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ACCOMPLISHED COCKATOO [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
ACCOMPL!SIED COCIIATOO Miss Nesta Lapham, 11. writes to the "Express" from Thorngrove Lodge, Gillingham, Dorset-"We own a very clever cockatoo called Jacko. Besides chopping wood, drawing nails, nipping wire, etc., he will sing a song with my father, after which he laughs, like a human being. He will make a stump speech. dance to any tune played or whistled, and 're verses' on being told. Perhaps he thinks it's the tango. He can cough very well, and coughs a great deal, and is great chums with our cat, who sits In his cage.
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
POSTAL ARRANCEMENTS. Mails are received and despatched at the Swan Hill Post Ofice as follows : MAILS CLOSE For Melbourne, - Bendigo, Mitiamo, Pyramid Hill, 'Kerang, Mystic Park, and Lake Boga daily at 11.25 a.m. For Burra, Broomhead's, Lockhart's, O'Bree's, Youn giera, Euston, Narrung Bumbang and Mildura on Tuesdays and Fridays at 5.45 p.m. For Tyntynder South, Tyntynder Sta tion, Tvatynder West, Bruce's, Nyah, Wood Wood and Piangil on Sundays at 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at 5.45 p.m. For Goachen, Lalbert Road, Mumble Plains and Lalbert on Mondays, Wed nesdays and Fridays at 8.45 a.m. For Bulga, M'Naughton's, Algie's, Standen's and M'Lean's on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 p.m. For Mallan, Cunninyouk, Jeffrey's and Moulamein on Tuesdays and Fri days at 7 a.m. Faor Albrecht's, Nesbitt's, Liewah; Neild's, Yanga, Stony Crossing, Hos. burgh's, lolmes', Wakool, Stenning's, Condoulpe, Finlay's, Spinks', M'Clel. land's, O'Rlley's, Cannally and Bal ranald on Mondays, Wednesdays,...
LIVINGS FOR THEIR SPOUSES [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
LIVINGS FOR THEIR SPOUSES The part played by the wives of the clergy in the benefices tratlic is very remarkable-no class, indeed, tigures more conspicuously (says "The Scot tish Chronicle.") To say that some of these ladies are the active partners of their husbands is rather to under state the case. They buy benetices. present their spouses thereto, and then, after the necessary 12 months have elapsed, dispose of the advowsons for welcome cash with an easy grace which is all their own.
THISTLE ACT AMENDMENT THISTLES ON CROWN LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
THI8TLE ACT AMENDMENTP THISTLES ON CROWN LANDS. l 0 When the Thistle 'Act Further v Amendment Bill was before the Legis lative GOunell last week, the Hon. s 1H. F. Richardson moved that the following clause be added:-"For the r purposes of this section the Board e of Land and Works shall be deemed to be the owner and occupier of un- t occupied Crown lands." Ho said that in the centre of a municipality where the provisions of the act were being t enforced, there might be unoccupied i Crown land. The ratepayers would l be forced to eradicate the weeds on 1 adjoining land, and the council would have to see that it was done on the Chrown land. It would be a most unfair thing for the Government to go ecot-free. That wuuld be the case under the bill. His amendment would give effeot to the. desire. expresredi at the last conference of municipal representatives. \ The. Hon. F: Hagelthorn (Minister 1 of "Public: Works) seaid" he would 'very much like to agree to the phnendment, but he was af...
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Coming Events. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
COMlING EVENTS AND TRADE. Coming Events. The date of the Kerang Turt Club's annual race meeting has been altered to Saturday, 21st March. A general meeting of the Swan Hill oursin Club will be he'd at the White Swan Hotel on Monday night. The business will include the election of officers for the ensuing season, and fixing dates for coursing meetings. Trade Notes. It is necessary that particulars of all claims in the estate of the late William M'Lean should be forwarded to the executrix, care of Myles O'Brlen, solicitor, M'Callum-street, forthwith.
BRITISH PEARLS [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
BRITISH PEARLS In early times Britain played its part in the production of pearls, and Tacl tus refers to British pearls, but calls them dull-colored and dirty brown. Origen, on the contrary, declared that the pearls that came from Britain held the second rank of value. It was not, however, until about the twelfth cen tury that pearls were used in England. when they became conspicuous in Church ornamentation. Henry VIII. obtained some costly pearls from the monasteries which he plundered.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
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THE NEXT TASK [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
THE NEXT TASK "To explore the most secret depths of the unconscious, to labor in what I have called the subsoil of conscious ness, that will be the principal task of psychology in the century which is opening. I do not doubt that won derful discoveries await it there, as important perhaps as have been in the preceding centuries the discoveries of the physical and natural sciences. That at least is the promise which I make for it," says Professor Bergson in the "Independent."
THE RIFLE. SWAN HILL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
THE RIFLE. SWAN HILL CLUB. The fourth competition for the Feather stone trophy was concluded on Wednes day afternoon. Two reached the possible with their handicap, Captain Filmer and L. Baker. In the shoot off, with half tbohe handicap, Captain Filmer won by one point. The winners of the past competi tions are :-Roy Walker, 300 yards; P. Kelly, 600 yards; D. RoSs, 500.yards; V. Filmer, 800 yards. All competitions for the above trophy will be held over until the members' annual musketry is finished; which commences this month. It is very necessary that the members make every effort to get their musketry course through as soon as possible, as this is very essential to the existance of the club. The following list of shooters in the 800-yard competition show that several got very close to the possible, only missing by one point: Score Hcp, Capt. Filmer ., 44 ... 7 ... 5 L. Baker ... ... 37 ... 15 ... 50 E. Gilmore... . 42 ... 7 ... 49 F. Moro ... ... 29... 20 .. 49 J. Snffren ... ... 4...
REFORM MOVEMENT RUSSIA'S POLITICAL NURSERY [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
REFORM MOVEMENT RUSSIA'S POLITICAL NURSERY Russia will have enjoyed for a period of 50 years (on January 1, 1914) the ad-'" vantage of local self-government" (says "The Times," for then the Zemstvos will have been in existence for 50 years. Whatever progress the rural classes in Russia have made since 1864 must be attributed largely to its influence, writes Sir D. Mackenzieo Wallace, in "The Times." Besides this, it served as an excellent preparatory school for the Duma, which was to realise some of Its ambitions and political aspirations. Remembering all this, we regard it as only right and fitting that patriotic Russians should celebrate joyfully its 50th birthday, and that the proposers of toasts at the coming banquets should heartily wish It long life, health, and prosperity In its future career of usefulness. HOPE FOR THE DUMA Sir Donald Mackenzie's account in "The Times," of December 15, deserves particular notice, as it will enable the English student of Russian affairs to un...
WOOL SALES. Dalgety and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
i.: WOOL SALES. r ? gDalgety and Co. Dalgetys held their th'rteenth sal: r of tihe season on Monday, aid wats the last of the regular weekly series. They offered a large and hittractive cat ogue of close on 5000 bales. There was a large attendance of Sbuyers, and competition was animated Sand general throughout at values quite equal to advanced rates notice able at last Monday's sale. l. good clearance of tno catalogue was effec ted, making the company's sales ii Victoria for the season to date c'ore on 100.000 bales. Pride of place was secured b a choice Tasmanian clip branded cleveland, the property of Gellibranid Bros., which realised up to Itd per lb. for fleece, and aver a'od 14d per lb. for the whole clip. There was good demand for soured, Snb'ich sold to 221d. Australian Estates. The A\usir an li tE'ates and IMo tgoŽ C eo. Ltd. I epo,:-We theld (r last. N-ool0 sale of the regular weekly series on Wednesday, w- wew offeried a cataloiue. of ibout 1i)0 h1 as, con)i bt ing princi...
LIFE IN WORKHOUSE MIX AND MUDDLE. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
LIFE IN WORKHOUSE MIX AND MUDDLE. (By Chris Massle in "'The Daily MaiL") By using existing institutions and by. applying to them something like com mon sense his Department has been able in the last few years to put an And to what were known as the horrors of the mixed workhouse. The goats had been separated from sheep, and there had been segregations of classes and classification of individuals. Thus Mr John Burns in the debate on .11r Carr-Gomm's London Poor Law Bill, reported in "The Daily Mail," May 26, 1911. Very nice indeed, but it is not true. Mr Burns' Department has done no thing of the kind, nor will it ever do anything of the kind. I know that in some other work houses, not in this one, timid attempts have been made to segregate classes and classify individuals, but no very successful result has been achieved. The goat outside the workhouse is often a sheep and even a lamb inside the workhouse, and vice versa, according to the effect it has upon him. In any case, it Is ta...
A HUNT OF VALUE. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
A HINT' OF :.VALUE Those who get on in the,-world are those who never fail to take a valu able hint when it comes. their. way. Hero is a hint which may- provo of great value - to you. Mrs. - Jas. Chisholm : Splatt-street, Swan- -Hill: bays:-" ofr and on -for some time I suffered from severe back. ache, and other. signs of kidney trouble. I dreaded the backaohe, for it gave me 9 trying time, especially if I had to do any7-stooping or move about quickly. Having heard good reports of the curate powers of Doan's Back. ache Kidney Pills I decided to try them, and it was a good thing for me I did. After- taking a few doses the pain in my back was somewhat easier, and I could stoop much more freely. Needless to say I continued with the Pills and I was soon quite cured, and have been well ever since. It's grand to be free of backache and I am sure thero wivould be much less suffering in the world if Doan's Backache Kid nev Pills were better know '." they are sold by all chemists and storeke...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE Every Lady and Gentle man in and around this district should not miss the Greatest & 'Biggest 'F Summer Clearance Sale Now in progress at W. SILK'S RED HOUSE NEXT POST OFFICE, SWAN HILL. WHERE EVERYTHING IS BEST BY ACTUAL TEST. -0- Cases of Embroideries and Costumes. an's Idezl H.:s, Ties, Boots and Shoes The Iatest in Shirting. ýThe Prov, Underwear for Men. AN I JNSC '"T'r WILL DO NO HARM. J. MACPHERSON, Motor and General Engineering Works, ' M'OALLUM-STREET, SWAN HILL - (Opposite Shire Hall). FORD OARS. Motor Repairs a Speolality. Brazing a Speciality. Bearing Metal. Best.Quality of Steel Phosphor Bronze. LocalVAgent for Dunlop Motor Tyres and Accessories, Lubricating Oils and Greases Centrifugal Pumps, Mayer's Grain Cleaner and Grader, Welch-Perrin Wolsely Shearing Machines. Pratt's and Shell Naptha and Benzine always on hand. --o - JT MACPHERSON wishes to draw the atte tion to Motorists and all con V cerned in and around the surrounding districts of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
BARTRAM AGENCY,; IM'ORAE STREET, SWAN HILL (Olose Railway Station). Onr Resident Expert and Representa tive, Dir. FRED KNIGHT, attends to Clients needs in Dairying and Irriga tion Machinery. See the 1914 MODEL ALFA-LAVAL SEPARATOR Bartram and Felix Engines for Driving Pumps, Shearing Machines, Chaffoeut ters, Sawbenches, &e. Serator Duplicates and Oils stocked at J: Bartram and Son PTY: LTD., 886388 Bourke-st, UMlbourne. JAMES M'PHERSOIL GENERAL Commission Agent, PIANGIL, 'WISHES to draw e attention of n Farmers and all concoerned in and around Plangil, Tooleybuc, Nyah, Yarra by and surrounding districts that he has now established a General Commission Agency Business at Piangil Finger Poet. e feels confident, being an Expert with Farmixigand General Machinery for seven years, to supply Maohiniery equal to any obtained throughout the Commonwealth. All parts of T. Robinson and Co's. Machinery kept in stook. AGENT FOR T. oblnason and Co., Spotswood. Wiseober and Co.'s Manure. ...
Church Services. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
SChurch Services. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Church of England services will be held on Sunday next as follows: Swan Hill, 11 and 7.30; Bulga, 3: The Vicar. Wood Wood, 11; Piangil, 3; Nyah, 7.30: The Reader. Tyn tynder Oentral, 8, Mr. W. Moore. PRESBYTERIAN. Presbyterian Church services will be held on Sunday next as follows: -Swan Hill, 11 and 7.30; Lake Bogi, 3: Rev. J. Downey, M.A. Yarraby, 11; Nyah, 3; Tyntynder South, 8: Mr. A. METHODIST. Methodist Church services will be held on Sunday next as follows: Swan Hill, 11; Fish Point, 3: Lake ]oga, 7.30: Mr. Pryor. Kunat, 11; Goschen,. 3; Swan Itill,-7.30: Rev. F. Flentje. Mystic Park, 11, Mr. A. Castles. Yassam, 3. Wood Wood, 3; Nyah, 7.30: Mr. Waddell. Piangil, 1; (Wakool Junction, 3; Wakool Bridge, 7.30: Mr. Dykes. Tyntynder South, 7.30, supply. OHURCH OF CHRIST. Christ Church services will be held on Sunday next as follows :-Swan Hill, 11, 3 and 7.30: Mr. S. Mudge. SALVATION ARMY. Meetings will be held on Sunday next as follows:-11, hol...
WHEAT TESTS. RUTHERGLEN EXPERIMENTAL PLOTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
WHEAT TESTS. RUTHEROLEN EXPERIMENTAL a PLOTS. n . 3 In the drier wneat-growing districts C f the State the customary practice. is I s sow wheat, on land which has been -are fallow the previous year, though arge areas are put, in on stubble und. In the moister districts of the tate bare fallowing is less necessary says the " Advertiser") than in the er portions, where the conservation - sufficient soil moisture is of tne ut ost importance. With the view bf ecurine data as to the yields obtained rom wheat when soawn after various orage crops compared witil wheat o in bare fallow, a series of ex riments was commenced at the U utherglen Experimental Farm two 'ears ago, and the second year's re- a ts are now to hand. Plots of rape, Ye, vetches. peas, barley and beer een were sown in 1912, and con- v nued during the winter and early t princ. Plots were thus worked up d sown in 1913 with Federation heat, care being taken to give each, lot exactly similar treatment with espect to seed and m...
PAYING THE PIPER GERMAN RULERS AND COST OF LIVING. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
PAYINI THE PIPER GERMAN RULERS AND COST OF LIVING. The continual increase of the cost of living does not only trouble the Ger man working people; it is causing no little uneasiness among the German rulers (says the Berlin correspondent of The Daily Express"). For the last three years most of these princes have been asking for "an in crease of pay," the Kaiser himself be ing the first to lodge his complaint with his people, and the few who have !lot hitherto dared, or thought it advisable, to ask for a higher civil list are now busy preparing public opinion in their realm for the unpleasant and unavoid able necessity of giving more money for the keeping up of the chief of the State. Still more significant, the two or three German Federal princes who have so far had no civil list at all think very seriously of having one established, 0.as their income, which is either derived from their own (or their wives') for tune, or from the sale of titles, digni ties, and decorations, cannot suf...
IS SUPERPHOSPHATE DOOMED. A NEW METHOD. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 February 1914
IS SUPERPROSPHATE OO.MED. A NEW METHOD. hr. 11. G. ratwick, of Maitland ntributes the following to the "Tor er Chronicle"' :-"Superphos hate did mor for the `uplifting of umanity an ever the Verran Governmen d. The latter claimed that Labor lities were responsible for the pros ity of South Australia: I claim at superphosphate and the drill, ued wite a run of good seasons ced the wonderful change wt: to-day. I predict even a greatet litting in the nea' future, without o aid of superphosphate. We all ow that the total sum paid by armers for the fertiliser runs into immense amount every year. The verage cost per acre for super is Gd. The difficulty in getting the anure to remote parts of the State also considerable. Often it Las be carted long distances. Over ad roads. The price to the farmer also controlled by the "Orrible derstanding,' and hlie cannot get wa from it. There was a time hen he struggled along without ertiliser. That time is comtng again, ut he will not have to struggle ...