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CLOSER SETTLEMENT. REBUTTAL FROM BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 March 1914
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. BEBUTTAL FROM BOARD. ab.~ le intert attaches to the crnsied unw ch has been 'esented the Closer Settlement otrd -'to t ste Cabinet in reply to the nith ri comnitte&e' criticismis of thad'Se olicy' and admihistration the at£(MP,*). Full consideration the says by the Cabinet at its m gi n to the reforns that beet tne recommendedr, and, in meantime, the utmost secrecy is tho ebred by the Ministers in to the official rebuttal of the rpO , however, that the ktislnown, octr Id denies in toto the more imn Sof the strictures on its mauage eatantd directs attention to what be'ived to be glaring inaccurnotes ottoer5* The Cabinet admits that ct o ittee was appointed for the o f finding fault and picking uflas in the system. That Mr. iv-fngto and Mir. Thomson showed e ability in the gentle art of tfnding the board sorrowfully but it strenuously objects to d lai ole-hearted concentration of coummitteo on the worst features closei settlement, to the exclusion the bright...
To Kill Crows. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 March 1914
To Kill C'Cows. At t meeting ot the Cradock ~Agricult ral Society, South Australia, ono member; Mr. MAuley, speaking on the.isubject of crows pullin.g up .yong grain, said he had adopted the bollowng method for killing them: "Put some Vernox preparation in a -kerosene. tin, anddip some large pieces. of meat iii it; take them out im mediately, and. allow the excees to drip of!; then throw the meat . where it mil. attract' the crows." Ie. es*' timated that he had killed about 300 in this way.
WOOL SALES. Dalgety and Company. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 March 1914
WOOL SALES. Dalgety and Company. After an interval of three weeks the Melbourne wool selling brokers held a clearing up sale on 'cdnesday, when the a ggregate piflerings amounted to 7,500 odd bale, of which Dalgetv and Company submitted- 1 029 halks and 343 sacks. Considernik the late period of the season there wais a large atteida~nce of bu ers, including sevetial Sydney. reprenetatives. Since the clss of the regular weekly series of sales markets in consuming centres have been on the up grade, and in Yorkshire there rias been m sharp rise in quotations fot' Bradford tons. The improvement ih the mrlket wiih was reflected at 5 the sale is due to the satisfrctory hnternational outlook hay ink resiilt e Tn the:l-elehais&of· locked up gold, caiising an easy mone market, whilst the severe weather ih the northern l emisphere hirs also as sisted the wool market by causing a better demand for clothing. COmpeti; tion was keen and general at prices which average about five per cent. ...
ELECTRICITY AND SEE[?] WHEAT. AFFECT ON GERMINATION AND YIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 March 1914
ELECTRICITY AND SEI WHEAT. AFFECT ON OERMtINATIO AND YIELDS. Great importance is attached ti intetesting series of experimen~ts r. r. ir. Sintnons, a young .lectrician, has been conductite Sunnyside Station, Eugowr% wit spcet to the influence of eli upon the germination of grain; E t is anticipated that if the Scyolved by him is sucessful it produce something a~plro3chitg - revolution in wheat crowing. T tails of the treatment as suoppld M )Ir. Simmons are as follow: A fter the wheat has been (ri I about two bushels of the gram placed in a bag and plunged intO per cent, solution of bluestone, i allowed to remain there for foir liye minutes, this being done to the smut. The grain is then on an insulated wooden rack to The rack is insulated from the by placing a piece of grass under of the four legs which suppot When the wheat has drained f or three minutes the electrodC. applied. The " kanhode" is through the bag, and left stati while the "anode" is passed over all parts of the bag. ...
Rabbit Eating by Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 March 1914
Rabbit Eating Iby Sheep. At a meeting last week of the Wagga Pastures Protection Board Mr. Halloran moved that the board ad vertise for the benetit of stockowners the best known remedy for the preven. tion of rabbit-eating by sheep. He said that the matter was. urgent, as he had noticed a nimber of sheep sutier ing from having eaten rabbits. Mr. Cox thought that the shire council should be. asked to take ateps to pro vent dead rabbits being let. on the roadside. Insapetor Lyne, When the problem, was referrendto ·him, replied. "Y*e, pick all.the iabbits up." He did not. know of any remedy to pro. vent shoep desiring r;abbits. He ap proved (of . !Ir. Fraser's:suggestion to use 4lb. of;Epsoni saltf4101b. of coarse salt, and :10lb of lime; the mixture to be put in:a troiighl and.-kopt from rain. The n imixture-sho.uld be used continuously :from abot. t-1t 1 Novem ber till green grass was present.
NYAH. Land Selection. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 March 1914
NYAHI Land Seleetion. Out of a large number of recently thrown open for sel only three havce been &llottdt. goes far to prove that the something wrong when such val land is not taken up more reiai~ 1 The assistance and eticurag read 1 not given to settlers here ent. g ladled out in other disUicts. as Swimming Demonstratio Ncws has been received Ira0 *,( F. Do Beaurepaire that he ai i NySah, and give a denionsr ing the week previous to Scholars and teachers of c l4 schools that wish to avail of an opportunity of being will be granted a, hluJ hohda0 rt Appointnment of Justice of p Much s3tisfactajn is felt la0l 1 the Government s action in thi: pointment of a justice of the here. Ihis satisfaction is all more keen when the 0Ppointment been made in the pcrason of , prominent fruit grower and t man, MIr. J. M1'Alpine. Fruit Boolal.' The local Methodist church its annual fruit social on wA day last. Local talent suppied enjoyable programme, and good ding for fruit followed. The s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 March 1914
YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE Every Lady and Gentle man in and around this district should not miss the Greatest & Biggest - I U Summer Clearance Sale Now in progress at W. SILK'S RED HOUSEW NEXT POST OFFIOE, SWAN HILL. WHERE EVERYTHING IS BEST BY ACTUAL TEST. -0 Cases of Embroideries and Costumes. Men's Ideal Hats, Ties, Boots and Shoes. The Latest in Shirting. The Proved Underwear for Men. AN INSPECTION WILL DO NO HARM. J. MACPHERSON, Motor and General Engineering Works, M'CALLULM.STREET, SWAN HILL (Opposite Shire Hall). --n- FORD OARS. Motor Repairs a Speciality. Brazing a Speciality. 1 Bearing Metal. Best Quality of Steel Phosphor Bronze. Local Agent for Dunlop Motor Tyres and Accessories, Lubricating Oils and Greases Centrifugal Pumps, Mayer's Grain Cleaner and Grader, Weelch-Perrin Wolsely Shearing Machines. Pratt's and Shell Naptha and Benzine always on hand. -o T MACPHERSON wishes to draw the atte tion to Motorists and all con cerned in and around the surrounding districts o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 March 1914
8aTRAM AGENCY, WCIOAE STREET, SWAN HILL - (Ciose Railway Station). 9r Ressiadot Expert and Represeita' i.tfreMr FRED KNIGHIT, attends to 'Vienti needs in Dairying and Irrlga i jMachinery. Sthe 1914 MODEL ALFA-LAVAL lEPAR.TOR· artram and Felix Engines for Driving puimpe Shearing Machines, Chaffcut. ters Sawbenches, &c. Duplicates and Oils stocked at J. Bartram and Son PTY. LTD., Sa8-S8 BourkeOat., Melbourne, JAMES M'PHERSONI Conutission Agent, PIANGIL, YISHES to draw o attention of W Farmers and all soncerned in and 0round Plangil, Tooleybuo, NySah, Yarra. by and surrounding districts that he has new established a General Commission Agency Business at Piangil Finger Post. He feels confident, being an Expert with Farming and General Machinery for seven years, 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. Wiacher and Co.'s Manure. Yorkshire Insurance Co...
Swan Hill Guardian PUBLISHED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. MONDAY, MARCH 2, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. The Wheat Market. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 March 1914
wear ~ill Snadian PUrLIBeaDrMONDAY a!D THURSDAY EVENINGB. MONDAY, MAROH 2, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. The Wheat Market. In the local market to-day wheat was quoted at Ss. 5d. per bushel.. Swan Hill Races. The annual race meeting of the Swan Hill Jockey Club will be held on Wednesday on the racecourse. A glance at the entry list will show that a good afternoon's racing may be re lied on. All the arrangements are well in hand, and lovers of horse racing should have a very pleasant outing. Passenger Platforms. Provision was made in the Railway Loan Application Bill which was recently enacted by Parliament for a sum of £12,000 to. be expended in ex tending passenger platforms at a num ber of stations .to accommodate toe longer trains now in running, and to facilitate time-keeping, and to reduce the risk of injury to passengers. Fro vision was also made for the raising of the platforms at different places, and for the introduction of the barrier sys fem to facilitate the checking of ticke...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 March 1914
DEATH. fANCY.-At Railway reserve, Swan Hill, on 26th February, Mary, the beloved wife of Frederick Mancy, of Victorian Railways, late of Hamilton . and Colerane. Private Funeral. No .lowers. Patient Sufferer, at rest. IN- MIEMORIAM. MOSER.-In memory of our mother, Elizabeth Anne Moser, wife of the late H. Moser, Swan Hill, who died 20th .February, 1!12. Thore is no deatb, what seems so is traosition; This Wes of mortal breath Ie but a snburb of that life Elyaian, Whose portals we call death. -Inserted by her childrefe -
CRICKET. SWAN HILL ASSOCIATION. Mystic Park Defeat Lake Bo[?] [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 March 1914
CRICKET. SWAN HILL ASSOCIATION, BY THIRDMAN. Mystic Park Defeat Lake Boa The competition in connection with the Swan Hill Association is drawing to a close, and an interesting between Mystic Park and Lake Boga should result. Mystic had a ridic lously easy victory over Lake Boga Saturday, 21st ult. The Cors t as under: Mystic Park. W. Knapton, c Snown, R. Wright &nbsp; &nbsp; H. Seriven, b Blake &nbsp; J. Bourke, b Blake . G. Beggs, c J. Wright, L B Wright . W. Hargraves, Blake, b &cwu &nbsp; J. Poor, c and b Scown. &nbsp; J. O'Brien, not out . W. Bourke, b Scown E. O'Brien, b Scown. &nbsp; E. M'Mahon, not out Sundries ....... ... Innings closed-Eight wkts for.. Bowling-A. Blake, 2 wickets, for 44 runs L. Scown 4 tor 41; B. Wright, 2 hr Walker, 0 for 20. Lake Boga. A. Blake, b Begg. B. Wright, c Boggs, b Knapton. L. Scown, b Knapton G. Walker, b Kuapton . P. Cameron, run out B. Walker, run out .. A. Walker, b Beggs J. Wright, no...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 March 1914
W ANTED.--Girl able to milk. Ap Sply by letter to Mr. Shaw, care of R. Hastings, Swan Hill Post Office. TO LET-SHOP and Room in Camp Sbell-street; 10s per week. Apply John-Gray and Co. F!OUNTD.--Razors ground and set ac Scurately. :Large assortment of Tobaccos and Cigarettes. Try .our Tonic Shampoo, very refreshing. G. H. Kimm, Hairdresser and Tobacconist,. OR SALE-Four Young Milch Lows in full profit. W. H. Eskerick, yah. F?OR SALE (for cash), Mallee Roots, I 9s. 6d. per load; also, Box Wood, 12s per load. All orders left at W.. Silk'e, next Post Office.-Charles Eade. FOR SALE.-First.class Double Ab bott Buggy; also, two single seat Abbott, with hoods, nearly new. J. A. Deakin, Kerang Carriage Factory, Kerang. OST- from Kaneiira, 2 Bay Pony MARES, branded 7 over "half circle near shoulder, shod all round. Reward. J. T. WALSH, gKaneirs. POSTS FOR SALE. O?.R SALE.-Myall Posts; price, ~5s. Sper 100. . Belah Poets, 35s. per G. OHAMBERS, fUltima. p PESBYTERIAN CHURCH. 11 a.m.-Anthem, "H...
SWIMMING AND LIFE-SAVING CLUB. A PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 March 1914
SWIMMING AND LIFE SSAVING CLUB. A PUBLIC MEETING. A public meeting was held in-the shire hall on Tuesday night to dis cuss matters in connection with the Swimming and Life-saving Club. The meeting consisted of ladies and gentle men, the former being in the majority; - Mr. G. J. Holmes occupied the chair, and explained that the object of the meeting was to .discuss proposals adopted at the previous public meet ing, at Which it was "decided to form a club. If the proposals were approved by the meeting that night, he would ask them to appoint oflic?rs. Mr. Whittaker (in the absence of Mr. Reg Jones) read the minutes. of the previous meeting, and moved that they be. adopted. The motion was seconded by Mr.: Wright, and carried. Tlhe meeting then proceeded to elect Officeirs, with the following result: President, Mr.. G. J. Holmes. Mr. Holines, in returnnig thanks, said he would do all he could for the club, and would try to promote swimming facilities in Swan Hill. Secretary, Mr. V. M'Ph...
Raid on a Chaffcutter. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 March 1914
Raid on a ChaftLoutte?r. A telegram to the "Argus" says that the rural workers on strike at Coolamon, New South Wales, varied the monotony of tramp life on Thurs day morning by a march of ten miles before dawn to Kittegora, wnere., on the farm of ,Mr. Archibald Robert son, a chaffcutter owned by Mr. P. Maloney was at work on some stacks of hay. The engine-driver was getting up steam, and the other men had not left their beds. The engine-driver was jostled off the engine, and the other men were lushed out of bed and ordered to cease work and join the camp, where they were told they would be provided ' for. "But. what about our wives ?" they asked. "Send them out to work;" was the reply. As soon as Mr. ºtobertson was in formed of the raid he galloped down, andl the strikers, 10 in number, ,el, but took witti them inwlih easabhl workers of the team. The nien were all back on Friday, but insisted as the condition of their return that they should have police protection. A constable is no...
WELCOME HOME. MR. AND MRS. J. J. ROBERTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 March 1914
WELCOME HOME: MR. AND MRS. J. J. -ROBERTS. On Monday :evening, 23rd ult., the largest gathering of settlers ever seen at Nowie assembled together to aveldome home Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Roberts, who had recently re turned from - their honeymoon (says the "Ultima Star"). The proceedings were opened by a tremendous noise being made upon tins of every sitre and description. All present then joined in singing the "Welcome home" song, after which a number of friends contributed solos; and games wvere indulged in' by the young folk present. The ladies, with their - usual thouagt fulness, had provided a sumptuous supper, and full justice was done to the- good things provided. Mr. Rollings (Methodist minister, Ultima) then, in a very humorous speech, referred to the sterling qualities of Mr. Roberts, and congratulated him on bringing home such an estimable lady as he (the speaker) had . found Mrs. Roberts to be during his short ac tuaintance with her. He wished them iealth, wealth and happiness...
Yarraby v. Wood Wood [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 March 1914
Yarraby v. Wood Wood t This match was played last Saturday, and resulted in another of those close finishes which have been the rule between these two clubs. It was the most exciting match of all, Yarraby having made 92, and, with their bowling talent, seemed to have a good hold on the game, but Wood Wood just managed to scrape home by 5 runs in the dark. Scores: Yaprraby. A. E. Bennett, b Gray ...... ... 52 F. Lawler, c O'Bree, b Siminonds ... 0 E. Warburton, c Matson, b Wilkinson... 18 E. Matson, c Matson, b Hodges... 1 F. Attenborough, b Simmonus ... 6 WV. Jenkins, b Hodges ... ... ..0 K. Matson, b Simmonds ... .... 6 T. Barton, c H. Hodges, b Simmonde ... 0 J. Borchard, b Simmonda ... ... 1 H. Stafford, b Gray ... ... ... 2 V. Turvey, not out _ . 3 Sundries ... ...... ... ... 4 Total... ... .... ... ... 92 Bowling,-J. Simmonds, five wickets for 18 runs; L. Hodges, none for 13; G. Gray, two for 25, K. Hodges, two for 14; W. Wilkinson, one for 11; W. Maloney none for 7. Wood Wood....
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Coming Events. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 March 1914
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Coming Events. The programme of the Lake Boga Swimming Club's aquatic carnval, to be held on Wednesday, 25th inst., appears elsewhere. A good afternoon's outing has been provided for. Nomina tions for the principal events must be in the hands of the secretary on or beford Saturday, 21st inst. Nominations for all events (except the District Hack Race) to be run at the Kerang Turf Club's races on Satur day, 21st inst., close on Saturday next. Trade Notes. Messrs Tod Binns and 0Cb. are hold ing a gigantic cash clearing sale, at which great bargains are being offered.
WOOD WOOD AND DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. Nyah v. Wood Wood. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 March 1914
WOOD WOOD AND DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. Nyah v. Wood Wood. A match was played on 21st inst. between Nyah and Wood Wood on the ground of the latter. It was an importaint one for'Wood Wood, who were six points behind their opponents in thecompetition, and had to win this match to have a chance, they succeeded in doing so, with a majority of 117 runs. Scores: Wood Wood. R. L. Hodges, c Foster, b O'Connor ... 60 G. Gray, a O'Connor, b Hodgens ... 24 J. E. Hodges, c Skinner, hO'Connor ... 10 J. Simmonds, b Foster ... ... ... 22 W. Matson, c Joyce b Willis ... ... 10 C. Hewetson, o and b Cumming...... 37 B. Lockhart c Willis, b O'Connor .. 2 H. Hodges, not out .. ...... 15 W. Wileinson, b O'Connor ... : '0 Sundries .. . . ... .. .. 9 Innings closed---8 wkts for . ...189 Bowling.-Willis, one wicket tor 68 runs; Cummming, one for 32; Hodgens, I for 17; Sydes, none for 11; Foster, one for 16; O'Connor, four for 27. ... Nyah. K. H. Mole, o Gray; b Hodges .. .. 22 R. O'Confior, b Simmonds ... 2 A....
AUCTION SALES. Edward Trenchard and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 March 1914
AUCTION SALES. Edward Trenohard and Co. Thursday, 19th March-Swan Hill fort nightly stock sale. Thursday, 12th March, at Quambatook -Important subdivisional sale of 2988 acres. John Gray and Co. Wednesday, 11th March-On account Executors late William M'Loan, on the farm, Waitchie-road, clearing sale of stock, plant, &c. Wednesday, 11th March-Land sale, immediately prior to M'Lean's clearing sale. Wednesday, .18th March-On account F. F. Olcnton;, cleariug sale of stock and implements. Andrew B. Muirl and Co. Tuesday, 10th March-On account of Mr. J. Sims and others, at Lake Bogs, sale of horses, sheep and cattle. D. J. Connoell and Co. Saturday, 14th March-Auction sale at the mart of poultry, fruit, furniture, &c. Thursday, 12th March-Monthly pig sale. _ _ ..
CRICKET. SWAN HILL ASSOCIATION. Bohemians v. Mystic Park. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 5 March 1914
CRICKET. SWAN HILL AssOCIATION.' BY 8HORT-SIOP. Bohemians V. Mystic Park.' On Satuirday nesxt the last of the-as menced in the show ground. The com menced in the show..ground. Thecon testing clubs are the Bohemians and Mystic Park, and, as .both are running level first, an interesting game should result. If the match should be finished the winners will be premiers, but, should a draw eventuate a play off will be necessary. The game will commence at 2.15 p.m. sharp, and:the following will represent the Bohemians: -Evans, Doherty (2), Brimnen, French, Pieper, M'Pherson, Reynolds, Ridley, Akeroyd and Arnott.