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TELEPHONE AT GERANG. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

TELEPHONE AT GERA.NG. Mr Arthur S. Rodgers, M.P. for Wannon has received the following letter from the Deputy P,M.G., Mel bourne :—" Sir, with reference to your representations in connection with the communication from Mr M. McPhee, secretary to ihe Telephone League, Gerang, relative to' postal and telephonic facilities at that place, I beg to inform you that a telephone office for the receipt and trans mis I sion of telegrams and for public con versations was opened at the Post Office, Gerani;, the 28th inst." The charge for three minutes' con versation with Nhill or Dimboola is 2d.

Publication Title: Nhill Free Press
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LORQUON [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

LORQUON (Prom a Correspondent) The usual monthly meeting of the School Committee was held on Fri day last, Mr Cramer (chairman) pre siding. Arrangements wore made with Mr Tyers to give a lecture in the local hall on Thursday evening next on his recent trip to Now Zea land, the proceeds of same to be devoted to the school .fund. The present School Committee re tire shortly, having held office for tho allotted time, three years. A well-attended meeting of the Sport's Club was held on Saturday evening last. Correspondence was received from tho Railway Depart ment stating that the special train on sports day would arrive at tho Lorquon station at 12 50 p.m., and return at 10.40 p.m. This will enable visitors to attend tho sports and concert in the evening, and to return by the trains on the main lino. It was arranged to hold a working-bee on the sports ground at an early ping competition was accepted with thanks. A meeting of the ladies' committee to arrange matters inconneciion with th...

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PRICE OF WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

PRICE OF WHEAT. Our Melbourne correspondent wired yesterday as follows:—Wheat is quiet to-day, but fairly steady in price locally on the basis of 3s alongside for February delivery, with sellers at 3s 7d. Private cable advices report a fall in Liverpool futures of ^da cental for March, and of id for Moy and July. The price of wheat at the Nhill mills yester day was 3/2?, oats 1/4J4.

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PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

PERSONAL a — Mr F. 'Walthen, who for the past twelve months has acted as fireman on the Lorquon train, has been transferred to Warrnambool. Fireman Forrester, of Maryborough, will suceed Mr Waltlien. Thomas A. Reichelt, who met with a severe accident whereby his right arm was broken, his left foot fearfully crushed, aud one of his fingers severed. is doing as well as can bo expected in the Jeparit r""2£ ffueniftrjal ~service" was hold in the Lorquon Methodist Church to the memory of the late Mrs Levi Dor ring tail.. The Rev. Whitfoid conducfcd a very impressive service, the church being crowded, showing the esteem in which the late Mrs Dorrington was held. The pulpit was draped in white, a white satin anchor and heart with "At Rest'' written in gold lettering hung on the front of the pulpit. The draping was executed by Mrs G. Bowell, who was a great friend of deceased's. Mr and Mrs Reg Murden, of Iiinima katku, were tendered a kitchen tea on Friday evening last at the residence of M...

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SHIRE CONTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

SHIRE COtfrRA.CTS. The Lowan Shire contracts to be dealt with at the council meeting on Friday next appear oil the fourth page of this paper. Contractors are n quested to not,e that Gont, 11, re metal invert at entrance to Lorquon ^ail.way..atatioa..has_been_canceHod.:. crowning about 14 chains and metal invert, etc., instead of 40 chains as at present advertised.

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NHILL CYCLE AND SPORTS DEPOT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

NHILL CYCLE AND SPORTS D5P0T. Mr E. Be3t, of tho Nhill Sports De pot. Victoria Street, advertises in another column that to be up-to-date you must ride a motor cycle. You can get the best in the world from E. M. Best's motor cycle and sports depot, Nhill. Prices to suit all pur^ chasers. Terms can be arranged if desired, and clients taught to ride and manipulate machines freo of charge. Mr Best is also the buil ler of the famous Lowan bicycles from £6 10 to £16 10. E. M. Best is the sole agent tor many noted motor cycles and has for sale cheap a good second hand motor cycle. Apply at once to E. M. Best, Nhill. Guns and ammunition on hand for the duck season. All the best makes of new and second hand guns from £1 to £48 Every description of cartridge kept in stock. Cricket and tennis gouds. talking machines of overy kind and records. See advt,

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TELEPHONE WANTED AT KANIVA. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

telephone wanted at ka.niva. It is surprising that the councillors and officer of the Lawloit Shire have nnt taken action to have the tele phone installed at the Shire Cham bers, Kaniva. In view of the fict that Mr K lly, the secretary and en gineer, his no paid assistant, and has to be constantly in communica tion with out-lying centres, the tele phone would bo of the greatest ser vice to him and to those desiring to transact business associated with, shire matters. The telephone can be installed for about £3 and, once it is put in, officer and councillors will quickly recognise its worth. Why not have the instrument installed at once ?

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BULK HANDLING. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

BULK HANDLING. At the conclusion of the Veterinary Club meeting last Saturday, at the Commercial Hotel, Mr David Bone, Woorak, suggested to those pnsant who were members of the local A. and P. Society, tint a special meet ing should be culled to discuss the matter of handling wheat in bulk, Mr Bono rem irked that the matter* was very important to Wimmera farmers, and some definite conclusion-v should be arrived at. Mr (Jr. Batkdin,; of Nhill, agreed with Mr Bone. About ?r> per cent of tie farmers were in favor of the proposition. Mr Towns was authorised to call the meeting, and the advertisement appears, in another column. In his report-upon bulk handling written as a result of his inquiries in America, Mr Fitz patrick, Chief Commissioner for Rail ways, mentions Sir Thomas Tiit's opinion, expressed while he was-m j charge of the local system, and still unaltered after further observation in ' Canada, that the present output of ] wheat in Victoria would not justify the charge. Mr ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

AUCTIONEERS nonsiivil KlIILTi, an«l HAI!II.TO\. Branch Offices at—Minjip, Rupanyup, Warraekuabeal, Dimboola, Oasterton, & Ka iv AUCTION SALES OF ~ ~ HORSES, CATTLE, SHEEP, ETC. Held as under :—Horsham, Hamilton, Nlii'.l, Minyip. Rupanyup, Gorokc, K«niva, Dimboo a, Dunkeld, Casterton, Cavandish, Balmoral, and Strath downie. - ^ Agents for — • . Dennys. Lascellea, Austin. and Co$ The Ballarat Trustees, Executors, and ' "Agency Oy. T<id. The Ballarat Banking .Company, Ltd. The Australian Live Stock Insurance , Coy. Ltd. • Thrc Victoria Firo Insurance Coy The Crossly Gas and Oil Engines Cooper's Sheep Dip SUMMARY OF CLFAR^ ING SALES, ETC. j * ■ Thursday, 12th February, at •" Kaniva, Lanuin's and Allen's land sale. | FRIDAY, 13th February: G. Dickson, Rainbow Tuesday, February 17, at Service ton, C. Sheldon's and T. Spregg's clear ing sale. Thursday, 19th February : C. Bre tag, Rainbow Friday, February 20, at Lorqaon "West, Treaso Bros.' clearing sale. TUESDAY, 24th Fe...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

If you desire to get Fail Valae for your Money go right avyay and open an account with MARFIELD AND MURPHY, — AT — The White House, NHILL. From this establishment you will receive the BEST GOODS at FAIR PRICES. YOUR REQUIREMENTS will be attended to PROMPTLY and COURTEOUSLY, and you will CON GRATULATE YOU KSELVE3 on having found a place of business that attends SO STRICTLY even to your MOST TRIVIAL WANTS. LAR8E HOOKS OF Drapery Millinery Boots Shoes Wines Ales Spirits Cordials Aerated Waters Teetotal Drh)ks Groceries Ironmongery ALWAYS ON HAND> GIYE US A TRIAL ORDER. We shall do our best to PLEASE YOU. If we SUCCEED, tell others; if we PAIL, tell us. Manfleld & Murphy Victoria Street, Nhill, Victoria Street, M H [ L L, A.. FETTLING. Watchmaker and Jeweller, street, CTauLx*. C2?-Grcat Assortment of Beautiful Engagement and Wedding Kings ranging in prices—15s to 10 guineas SPLENDID VARIETY OF GOLD AND SILVER BROOCHES. Gold Brooches from 5s upwards. I Dainty Electroplate Ware...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

Ia Klciuoriam. ARGALL.—In loving memory of our dear daughter and sister, Hannah Elizabeth, who passed away February 3rd, 1912. In the bloom of youth God claimed her, Ia the pride of her childhood days, None knew her but to love her, None mentioned her name but to praise She is gone but not forgotten, As it dawns another year, In our lonely hours of thinking. Thoughts of her are always dear. —Inserted by her loving paronts, brothers and sisters.

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COMMERCIAL. "Free Press" Office. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

COMMERCIAL " Free Presa " OOlco, Butter (dairy) 7a Eggs, 6yd per dozen, Flour, 14/6 per bag New Potatoes 8/0 per owb. Bran, 1/2 Pollard, Is 2d Cheese. lOd per lb . Hay, £3 10/ per ton The hotel at Lubnck was destroyed by fire on Sunday affcernoou. Messrs. Bryant and Co. (Sfcawell Brewery) own ed the property, which was insured for L1000. • At the Hospital Sunday gathering at Dimboola L37 was collected for the Hor sham Hospital, the amount being an in crease on the previous year of L5. Ad dresses were delivered by Mr. Eodgere, M.P., and Mr Menzies, M.P,

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WIMMERA AND WESTERN DISTRICT LAND SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

WlMMERA AND 'WESTERN DISTRICT Land Sales. Messrs Young Bros.., ^Horsham, Nhill, Hamilton and branches, re port an improvement in the demand for all classes of land, and during the past few weeks they sold a total area of— 25,367 acres for the sum of £96,050, and leased 5778 acres. The principal sales were-—Account exe cutors in Estate late Sir J. J. Dun can, the well-known Yarram Park Station, near G leuthompson, in the Western district of Victoria, area 22,80S acres, together with stock and plant to F. T. Cobold, QueeiiGland (conjunction Messrs Dennys, Las celles, Limited, and T. H. Laidlaw and Co,); J. Greenwood, Gerang, near Nhiil, 318 acres at .£8 IO3 to R. Argall; Miss Ervin, NhiH, 53-1 acres at £6 7s Gd to Mrs Ervin. Reports from the Kow Plains coun try arc to the effect that eorne oxcol lenfc wheat yields have beeu obtained tliia season and many of the farmers havo every reason to he satisfied with their returns. Mi' Harry Hecht, for merly of Rainbow, harvested over 1000 bags...

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VETERINARY CLUB MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

VETERINARY CLUB MEETING-. A. meeting of the members of the Nhilt and District .Veterinary Glu)i ^\uift,\i^iTf?/Tifenton'Saturday after noon last, Mr Sw- Batson presiding over a good atSplance of members. Mv David Bone <wggssted that before a veterinary surgeon was appointed, ho 9hould bo personally interviewed hy .the president or some of the officers. The president, Mr Batson, agreed with Air Bone's snggestion, and had no doubt that, when appli cations were called for a veterinary surgeon (o the club, there would be a minbor of applicants. Complaints had been mirlo to him that the rules wenlnot altogether suitable. How eveij it should be understood that anyr^ule could be amended if ifc was pro'4,d unworkable. The president rem.rked that ho had collected £0 tow^ds the funds. Mr Munro said the i§oplo out his way were satisfied 1 witVjkhe rules, but Mr Geo. Westen dorfjof Winiam, stated that the 1 farcers in his district were not too ( i kee on the matter.- Mr R. Dickinson ...

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WIMMERA AND WESTERN DISTRICT STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

I ["Wjmmeka axjj Western Distkiot i Stock Sales. Messrs Young Bros., Horsham, Nhill, Hamilton, and branche?, report a con tinued firm demand for all classes of stock, and during the past few weeks they sold—105,802 sheep, 259 rams; 934 cattle, 151 ho ses. Amongst the prin cipal private sales were:—E. Duffett, IS50 crossbred ewes ; Mrs M'Pherson, 650 wethers; T. Sayer, 1550 crossbreds ; Geo. J. Carter, 1500 wethers ; Hewitt and Craig, 1000 weaners ; John Elliott, 900 wethers ; A. Matbieson, 500 sheep; A. J, Pyers, 600 crossbreds ; C. Gulbin, 500 sheep ; E. T. Kendall, 520 cross breds ; D. B. Innes, 2214 sheep ; C. J. Lietcblield, 650 crossbreds ; G. Perkins, 974 crossbreds ; G. Hately, 000 owes ; Anthony and Hutchings, 1200 sheep; Nngorcka Bros., 1257 crossbreds; C. Lewis, 000 sheep; J. B. Gill, Runny mede, 676 wethers ; T. Hinchcliffe, 550 ewes; Mrs Talbot, 510 crossbreds; B. J. Mutphy, 1500 crossbred weaners; S. H. Itamsden, 2000 crossbreds; John Powell, 1200 4-tooth crossbred ewes...

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CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

CYCLING. Mr H. Brown, of Yatiac North, has donated £2 2s for n bicycle musical chair race at the forthcoming Hos pital Ffito sports. First prize £1/1(1, second 12s. Entry 2s.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

THE Up-to-date Fruit Palace. J. & A DAY Wish to Dotify that they can supply you with MARCHANTS Celebrated City Drinks. Ask for drinks as follows:—Ice Cream Soda, Lime Juice and Soda, Soda, Lemonade, Ginger Beer, Hop Beer. Also on hand— IK^Day's Famous Lemon Squash and Durham's Cordials. RING UP 'PHONE No. 40, Nhill, and orders will be delivered by the town or country vans. THE VERY CHOICEST"3F ALL FRUIT8 Agents for and in stock— .Downer's Well-known Cordials Swallow and Ariell's Biscuits Durham's 'Nhill; and Merchant's (Melbourne) Famous Soft Drinks Geo. Farmers' No 1 Pork Polony Tassicker's Bread and Small Goods CASH I)ElliEi!S FOR EGGS, ETC ICE AND DELICIOUS ICE CREAMS ALWAYS ON HAND. Refreshments at all hours, sixpence, j J ANcTa DAY. The Up-to-date Fruit Palace A. B -NG1QHN0 & GO. Are bow opening up their XMAS NOVELTIES suitable for Xmas Trees. We have a large range of this line to select from. We have also a large assortment of special Xmas Chocolate Boxes; th^y...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

WHOLESOME BRACING AND REFRESHIN G clerk of the Horsham Borough Coun cil that inquiries are being made with a view to securing a reduction in the price of railway freight on stone pitchers. To JLet. Business premises in victoria Street. JAS. BROWN, Nhill. Tenders. TENDERS are Invited for SINKING a 2000 yards DAM at Baker. Apply to— JAMES STAPLEDON & SON, Netherby. For Sale Cheap. 31 H.P. MOTOR CYCLE, B.S.A. ; 2 only did 800 miles. 1913 model. Good reasons for Belling. H. J. RODDA, Nhill. to tho Residents of Lorquon and district. A LECTURE, en'itled "What I _ saw in New Zealand," will he {riven by the head teachsr, Mr S. H. Tyers, on 'i hursday, 6th February, in the Lorquon Hall. Admission. Is Proceeds in aid of the School Fence Fund. Diapur jttace €lub. A MEETING will be held at the Commercial Hotel. Diapur, on SATURDAY NIGHT NEXT, the 7th FEBRUARY, at 8 p.m., to SETTLE UP ACCOUNTS in connection with the recent race meeting. F. W. COLES, Hon. Sec. LOST LOST in Nhill on Saturd...

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CHARGED WITH LUNACY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

CHARGED WITH LUNACY. At the Ararat Police Court, a young man named Michael Francis Coffey, son of ex-Senior Constable Coffey, formerly of Nhill, who re cently commenced the business of a watchmaker in Barkly-street, Ararat, was charged with being a lunatic not under fit and proper control. Messrs T. A. Wild and J. B. Mellis, J's.P., occupied the bench. Constable Ran son deposed that ho visited the shop occupied by the accused about half past ten o'clock that morning. He found tbo accused lying on the floor in a nude state, with a blanket over him, and his clothes were in a satura ted state under the tap in the corner of the room. There was a rubber ball in one of his boots, and accused said that was where he got the suc tion from. He said also that he had a hydraulic lift with which he was going to work the windmill from the gardens. The place was full of gas when he got there." He then took the accused to the police station. When about half way accused Btopped sud denly and said th...

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THE NON-PRICKLY SOLANUM ESURAILE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 3 February 1914

TEE NON-PRICKLY SOLANUM ESUBAILE. Itecently Mr Chas H. Towns, secre tary of the Nhill A. and P. Socicty, had a pUnfc brought to him by Mr E. G. Gla'digau, of Gorang. Mr Gladigau first noticed the weed growing on his fallow, and brought the specimen to Mr Towns to have it identified. The fol lowing was received on Friday from Mr A. E. V. llichardsou M.A. B,So., Agri cultural Superintendent—"Mr C. H. Towns, Nhill.—Dear Sir.—In reply to your letter of the 18th insfc., I beg to inform you that the weed submitted by you was forwarded to the assistant bota nist for examination and identification. His report is as followB:—4 The dried plant submitted by Mr C. H Towns is a specimen of the^ non-prickly form of Solanum Esuraile (Lin), a native of Vic toria, South Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, and North Australia. Mit chell, the explorer, in 1838 mentioned it as being a< food plant of the aborigi nals. Since, however, it belongs to the order .(Solanacete), -remarkable for ...

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