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POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 March 1914
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. -0-- Mails are received and despatched. at the Swan Hill Post Offico as follows : MAILS CLOSE For Melbourne, s.Bendigo, Mitiamo, Pyramid Hill, Kerang, Mystic Park, and Lake Boga daily at 11.25 a.m. For Burra, lroomirhead's, Lockhart's, O'Bree's, Youniiera, Euston, Narrung Bumbang and !1ildura on Tuesdays and Fridays at 5.45 p.m. For Tyntynder South, Tyntynder Sta tion, Tyntynder West, Brucu's, Nyah, Wood Wood and riangil 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, Algie's,. Standen's and M'Lean's on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 p.m.. For Mallan, Cunninyeuk, Jeffrey's and. Moulamein on Tuesdays and Fri. days at 7 a.m. For Albrecht's, Nesbitt's, -Liewah, Neild's, Yanga, Stony Crossing, Hos. burgh's, Iolmes', Wakool, Stenning's,. Condoulpe, Finlay's,. Spinks', M'Clel land's O'Riley's, Cannally and' Bal. ranald on Monday...
PYRAMID HILL JOCKEY CLUB. ANNUAL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 March 1914
-- P---- PYRAMID HILL J £ LUrJ, ANNUAL lACCt" The Pyramid -.lJah race mncc·:oi tCOo plaCe on passd otruczc\Essll. I C Trial Stas.-Aidmihr. l P Cui,7.12 i . 'ony· Rc-0.T. , 1 1 ?Clir, 7.5, Pyrsamid Hill Handie - 1 zocroonook, 8.0, e; ' Distance Hansdicap\ Tro:CI' 1; Harold Dirzct. f. Flying Handino-pAQ-A 1; Clahmo:o, 6.12, 2 Con'ys, ClV.ion B eterewedk, :.
WAKOOL SHIRE COUNCIL. ENGINEER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 March 1914
WAKOOL SHIRE COUNCIL. ENGINEER'S. REPORT. At the Wakool shire council on 'fon day last, the engineer (Mr. -J Vaughan) submitted the following re port: 1 must inform you that I could hot make all the.entries necessary, also give some receipts in proper order, on account of some of the books belonging to the shire having been removed from the chambers. The books complained of are the valuation and rate books for the three ridings. In fact the whole of the books are in an unfinished condition. The cash book has not been written up, nor where additions been completed. This applies also to the ledger accounts, contract book, and cheque book. There are no books for issue for licenses to vehicles, neither is there a con tractors' deposit book for refunds in the case of l nauecessful contractors. Each contractor should give a receipt for the return of his deposit on a con tract. All last year's entries in the ledger are not ruled off, the additions in most- cases being in pencil. So under t...
ABOLISHING P.P. BOARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 March 1914
ABOLISHINC P.P. BOARDS. The Inverell Pasturcs Protection Board at its last 'meeting advancedia strong protest against the proposedi abolition. of pastures protection boards, and handing over their afunctions to shire councils. ,The. grounds of ob jection were set forth as. follows: 1. That the handing over of the functioils of. .the boards 'to the shire councils-would result minu sless' over lappia g. 2..That the shires with their re stricted areas, could not- sticcesfully deal *with brands and miirks,'s, and that endless confusion ,would fesult. .3. ThEi t the, stock boardy at present find the whole of the revenue neces sary to their administration, and in additioni contribute .3 per cent..to the ulkeoff'o~f the stock braneii of the 'Aricultural department. 4. That if the Aricultural depart ment makes itself responsible for payment of inspectors of stock, this action will necessitate the levying ofi 'iL stock tax as at present, while the shires, being Invested with ad ditional powe...
CRICKET. SWAN HILL ASSOCIATION. Bohemians Premiers. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 March 1914
IC" KET. -4_..--- SWAN HILL ASSOCIATION. By THoiT-'STOP. Bohemlans Premiers. For the seconed year in succession the -Bohemians have won the local cricket miership. The final match was played on Satsrd last between Bohemians and m stic Park. Both clubs were running level, and a win to either carried the pre-ierehi with it, while a draw meant a Ply off. Looking at the commencement f the match, it looked odds on Mystic, for when Evans spun the coin he only had six men on the ground, and when itb was considered that the Bohemians were thout Blyth, M'Pherson, Brunnen, Street and Harris. it was a big thing to redict a win for last year's premiers. inally the locals could only muster ten m. However, to get to the match. O'Brien won the toss, and Evans took P. Doherty in with him, opposing the bowl ingof M'Murtxie andBeggs. Disastersoon 8t in, Evans being caught in the slips for 4, and Akeroyd being run out for the smenumber. Dohertyand French stayed a while, and later Doherty and Ridley ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 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 N Sale .. Now in progress at W. SILK'S RED HOUSE NEXT PO8T OFFICE, SWAN HILL. WHERE EVERYTHING IS BEST BY ACTUAL TEST. Oases of Embroideries and Costumes. Men's Ideal Hats, Ties, Boots and Shoes. The Latest in Shirting. The Proved Underwear for Men. -0- AN INSPECTION WILL DO NO HARM. J. MACPHERSON, Motor and General Engineering Works, a M'CALLUM-STREET, SWAN HILL (Opposite Shire Hall). FORD CARS. Motor Repalirs a Speciality. Brazing a Speciality. Bearing Metal. Best Quality of Steel Phosphor Bronze. Local Agent for Dunlop Motor Tyres and Accessories, Lubricating Oils and Greases Centrifugal Pumps, Mlayer's Grain Cleaner and. Grader, Welch-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 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 March 1914
BARTRAM AGENCY, M1'CJAE STREET, SWAN HILL (Close Railway Station). Our Resident Expert and Representa tive, Mr. FRED KNIGHT, attends to Cients needs in Dairying and Irriga tion Machinery. See the 1914 MODEL ALFA-LAVAL $EPARATOR. pautram and Felix Engines for Driving Pumnps, Shearing Machines, Chaffcut ters, Sawbenches, &c. Sepsrator Duplicest and Oils stocked at Depot. J. Bartram and Son PTY. LTD., 5864388 Bourkte-9L, Molbouthg. JAMES M'PHERSON GENERAL Conunissioinl Agent, PIANGIL, ITISHES to draw e attention of VS Farmers and all conoerned in and nonod Piangil, Tooleybuc, Nysh, Yarra by snd surrounding districts that he has aow established a General Commission Agency Business at Piangl Finger Post. He feels confident, being an Expert with Farming and General Machinery for seven ars, to supply Machinery equal to any ebtained throughout the Commonwealth. All parts of T. Robinson and Co's. Machinery kept-in stock. AGENT FOR T. Robinson and Co., Spots wood. Wiacher and Co.'s Ma...
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Coming Events. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 March 1914
COMING EVENTS AND TRADE. Coming Events. The fltima races will be held on Monday, 23rd inst., when a programme of seven events will be run off. Entries close on Tuesday, 17th inst. The annual race meeting of the Quambatook Race and Trotting Club will be held on Wednesday, 8th April. A meeting of the ladlies interested in the hospital fete will be held in the shire hall at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday next. A good attendance is desired. .Trade Notes. Messrs Tatchell, Dunlop, Smalley and Balmer, barriaters and solicitors, have opened a permanent ofice in MrCallum street, next Messrs. Andrew S. Muir and Cos., under the management of Mr. E. Edgar Davies, barrister and solicitor.
Swan Hill Guardian PUBLISHED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. MONDAY, MARCH 9, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. The Wheat Market. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 March 1914
PUBLISHED MONDAY AND TUMnDAT H Evmmnos. MONDAY, MARCH 9, 1914. GENERAL NEWS. ITEMS. The Wheat Market. -In the local market to-day wheat was b quoted at 3s. 5id. per bushel. tl Swan Hill County Court. b The first sitting of the Swan Hill f( Gounty Court will be held- in the local court house on Thursday nextt. One case is set down for hearing, namely, 1 Henry M'Keown v Oscar Cockfield, o claim for £40 for breach of fencing v agreement. A Serlous Charge. C Last week Detective. Commons ar rested a young man named Geoffrey Combes, a laborer, -at Lake Boga, on a charge aot 'assaulting: a girl t under the age of 16 years at Kerang. -Accused was brought before Mr. Bar- t told, P.M., at Kerang, who remanded I him intul the- 18th inst. Bail was a allowed in one -surety of £50, and a a personal recognisance of a like amount. Peosonal. t. Mr. B. Edgar Davies, solicitor, who t has taken up his residence in Swan Hill as .manager of the firm of I Messrs. Tatchell, Dunlop, Smalley and I Balmer, wi...
NYAH. School Committee. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 March 1914
NYAH. Sehool Committee. A meeting of ladies and gentlemwe genuinely interested in the educationa advancement of the district was held ih the school room on Monday night. Un fortunately the number was very lov indeed. Great satisfaction is felt whei all the representatives of families moo distant attended. The following Isdic and gentlemen were elected as a schoo committee for the next triennial period: Messrs. W. K. Hayes (chairman), T Byrnee (correspondent), W.,H. Willough by, F. AdanmuW. EXsrick and Meudams Hayes and Byrnes. Nysh Maehanloa' the hall authorities have arranged t&lt; instal a+ "Gloria" lighting plant withix the next fortnight. Copper and othel necessities are provided fow the ladies, making their work lighter when providing for supper. SIFruit Industry. Any-one interested in the dried fruit' industry would do well to visit Nyah at the present time. and note the interesting operations connected with the marketing of sultanas. This work is being carried out on ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 12 March 1914
MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. .MILLS. MILLS. ;MILLS. tMILLS. MILLS. MILLS. lfIILS. MILLS: MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. :I: CAMPBELL .'TREET, IIS. 'MILLS. MILLS. fI~: ...SWAN HtilL.... 1L MILLS. MILLS. -0 MILLS AVING purchased the Business of Chambers, Kyneton, I am compelled to CLEAR MY STOCK Before leaving Swan Hill. --0-o For the Next Few Weeks I shall holda C laring-out Sale When all Goods will be Marked Down to Clearing-out Frie -o Sale commences Saturday, 28th inst. "Watch -Monday's Paper for Price Lists. -- MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. Mi . MILLS. :MILLS. MILLS. M"ILLS. ' MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS. MILLS: MILLS. :MILLS.. -o CAMPBELL STIREET, SWAN HILL. Next G UARnDIAI Office. Next GUARDIANs Office. Swan Hill Timber Yard. (Late DRUMMOND and SNELL). -- THE BUSINESS IS NOW BEING CARRIED ON BY RALPH M. DRUMMOND, SOLE PROPRIETOR, IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. * L-0--- R.M.D. trusts to merit the, same patronage as shown to the firm in the past.----- TIMBER! TI...
CRICKET. ULTIMA DISTRICT ASSOCIATION Goschen v. Lalbert. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 12 March 1914
CRICKET. ULTIMA DISTRICT ASSOCIATION Gosohen v. Lalbert. A premiership match was played at Lalbert on Saturday last between Goschen and Lalbert The result was a. win for Goschen. Lalbert was un fortunate in not having their best team available.. Goschen are now premiers for the season, having played five matches and won five. They have still one match to play against BIeatian on Saturday next, and, rumor says thit Meatian are busily recruiting to get a strong team together to pretrent Go schen going through the season un defeated. The scores at Lalbert were as follows: Lalbert. H. Lewis, b Nalder ... ......9 R. D ewitt, b H. Leach ... ... 8 A. Groat, b Nalder .. ......... 1 T. Kent, a Leach, b H. Leach ... ... 2 W. Kelly, b Banning ... ... ... 14 W. Campbell. b Nalder . ... 16 T. Meehnn,b Nalder ..... ... 0 J. Robson, not out ... .. ... 11 J. Nalder, b Nalder ... ... ... O C. Sexton, h H. Leach ... ... .. 5 Sundries ... ... ... ... ... 3 Total... ... ... ... ... 69 Bowling,-W. Nalde...
WEDDING. MADDY—M'LEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 12 March 1914
WEDDING. MADDY-M'LEAN. On the 2nd inst. the marriage of John William, second son of Mr. and Mris. R. L M. Maddy, of Pine Pointy Mallan, to Myrtle Harriet, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs' W. P. M'Lan, of Swani Hill, was celebrated in the Church of England, Swant Hill, by the Revo P. F. Fell. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked charming in a gown of cream silk, trimmed with lace and a silk net and insertion, and she wore the customary veil and wreath. The bridesmaids were Miss Abbott and Miss Ida Maddy. The former wore pale blue silk, trimmed with cream net and insertion, with pale blue hat to match, and carried a bouquet of white flowers and ferns. The latter wore a white embroidery dress, with pale blue sash and a cap of white silk, trimmed with blue ribbon. Mr. R. Jaffrey acted as best man. After the marriage ceremony the party assembled at the residence of the bride's. parents to partake of the wedding breakfast. At the termination of the breakfast the usual toasts...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 12 March 1914
Soroses Liquid Face Powder. In these days of out-door life motoring, golfing, boating, &c.,-a reliable and harmless liquid powder is one of the necessities of life, Sores Liquid Face Powder is found by experts to be a parfectly in valuable preparation and a decided improvement on the old-fashioned dry powder. Besides improving the ap pearance it acts as a shield to the delicate skin of the face against hot winds, dust, smuts, and other ex traneous matter. Price, 2s 9d. Ob tainable at Mills'. Swan Hill. For chronio chest complaints, Woad3' Grst Eeppermint Gare fld Foul Breath MISPORTUNE FOR MAN OR WOMAN= The old saying that "Distance lends enchantment" was never more aptly to the point than when apiplied to-those people whose breath is ladei with evil smelling. and offensive odours. Many persons appear most attractive at a distance, unt produce a feeling of pity and disgust when close to, because of the condition of their breath. For in= stance, it makes little difference how...
SHIRE OF SWAN HILL. MONTHLY MEETING. TUESDAY, 10TH MARCH, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 12 March 1914
SHIRE OF SWAN HILL. M1ONTHLY MEETING. As 1070 MARCH, 1914. stCrs. T. Standen (president), Pro ambers. R. Roberts, E. G. Gray, gaord, D. T. M'Kee and R. Grey. correspondence. From Publie Works department, New uth Wales, acknowledging receipt of tion for provision being made for utover the Murray in the vicinity of d Wood.-Roceived. Frt Lands department, stating that eris no objection to the reservation portion of the road in Kunat Kunat a hool site, but that the road must educed in width in sccordanoe with prevsions of section 485 of the Local vrment Act 1903.-To be attended by the engineer. rom postmaster-General, stating that applications in regard to the Swan P0et oflcealterations and a telephone Sthrough to iUltima, via Bulga, will be Sconsidered.-Received. From the State Rivers and Water pply Commission, stating that plans wingroads already grubbed and to be bbed by the Government in the es of Pirro, Mittyack, Woormick, atang, Cocamba, Eureka, Turoar dGerahmin have been sent.-Re...
AUCTION SALES. Edward Trenchard and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 12 March 1914
AUCTION SALES. Edward Trenoaard and Co. Thursday, 19th March-Swan Hill fort nightly stock sale. Thursday, 19th March-On account of Messrs. E. and A. Marshall, at the Royal Hotel, Swan Hill, sale of 20413 acres of homestead selection at Mallan. Sponoov, Valne and Co. Wednesday, 25th March-Ou account of mortgagees, at Ultima, sale of railway house wiue cafe and sale yards. John Gray and Co. Wednesday, 18th March-On account F. F. Glcnton, clearing sale of stock and implements. Wednesday, 25th March-On account of Mrs. Ml. A. James, in Campbell-street, sale of house, land and furniture. D. J. Connell and Co. Saturday, 14th March-Auotion sale st the mart of poultry, fruit, furniture, &c. alThursday, 9th April - Monthly pig sale. Thomas Morrow and Co. Tuesday. 24th Mlarch - Fortnightiy ;tock sale at Ultima.
SOLDIER'S 106th CHRISTMAS [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 12 March 1914
SOLDIER'S 106th CHRISTMAS Mr Robert Coles, of Gloucester road, Croydon, who spent his 106th Christmas in bed, on a light diet of fish qnd milk, received a Christmas card from India yesterday (says "The Daily Express" on December 27). It was sent by the Durham Light Infantry, in which he served for fifteen years when, it was the 68th Foot. He also received a tele gram conveying congratulations and good wishes from the officers and men of the regiment's home depot. - Coles hopes to be able to go out on January 1 to draw his Army pension.
COMMERCIAL. Andrew S. Muir and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 12 March 1914
COMMERCIAL, * Andrew 8. Mulr and Co. Messrs. Andrew S. Muir and Co. re port having held their usual mnohthly stock sale at their Lake Bogn yards on Tuesday last. There was a big yarding of sheep, cattle and horses, when prac tically a total clearance of the yarding was eflected at good prices. Quotations -Sheep-:AFed ' scrmc ,w s iu Ilamb made 12s; Iambs, 9s 2d. 2 attie-Fsat cows mado to £7 4s; springers, £5 to £5 2s 6d; milkers, to £4 7s ; paddies, tofl1 .s. Pigs-Suckers, to £1 2s 8d. Horses -Draught geldings, £20 to £30; mare '43e; tght lorses, unbroeln, £V to
THE SKUNK [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 12 March 1914
THE SKUNK One natural result of the recent boom in furs (says "The Westminster Gazette") is an attempt to breed fur bearing animals in England. In thi' connection a large consignment of North American skunks-has lately ar rived, some of which will -shortly be established by Mir Mervyn Chute in a large hillside enclosure on his estate in Northumberland. Despite a maloador ous reputation, the skunk seems a dainty feeder, subsisting chiefly on in sects, and it Is cons!dered doubtful whether sufficient food of the correct kind can he procured. Moreover, the value of the fur produced may be af fected by our milder climate. Aos> from the fur, the terrible fetid fluid fol which this animal is notorious is valu able medicinally, being prescribed fr asthma: though an asthmatid clergy man, who took a bottle- of it into th pulpit to inhale when his breath r""n troublesome, found that he had reliev ed his malady. but disperseri the con gregation.
OPENING OF COUNTY COURT CONGRATULATORY REFERENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 12 March 1914
OPENING OF COUNTY COURT CONGRATULATORY REFER ENCES. For the first time in the history of Swan Hill a County Court was opened this morning, and was presided over by5 Judge Eagleson. The local members of the bar appeared in wig and gown. Before proceeding with the case to be heard, DMr. N. L. O'Connor, of Ultima, on behalf of the bar, congratulated Hisf Honor on being the tirst judge to preside over the'first County Court held in the important district of Swan Hill. The establishment of the court filled a long and very much felt want. It would save enormous expense to litigants, who hitherto had to take their cases to Kerang. Mr. D. J. Wallace, as the oldest prac tioner in the district, also added his con gratulations to His Honor on presiding over the first County Court. The estab lishment of the court had filled a long felt want. The district was one of the oldest in the State, and its history was associated with many old and valuable records. Burke and Wills, and other explorers (t...