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SHIRE OF LOWAN. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
j SHIRE OF LOWAN The first meeting of the Lowan Shire Council for 1914 was held in Sbire Hall on Friday. Present.— Cre W. A. Gunn (president), R. Dickinson, J. L. Judd, A. E. Bond, J. Clark, G. O. Westendorf, J. J. White, Geo. Bolwell, D. Bone, A. P. Pufty, C. H. Towns, T- H, Mackwood, and the secretary and engineer, Mr A. F MaRill C.E. Tenders. Contract 10 | 14—About 6 chains metalling on the Yanac Road south of the existing metal between T. Eastick's property, Boyeo.—P. C. Chiappini, £48/10/0 (accepted). Contract 12/14—Recrowning about 14 chains and metal invert, on east and West road between Sinclair's and Howe's, Peechember.— Gi Daley, £26/7/0. Accepted. Inward Correspondence. 1. From Dr Sbanasy, notifying case of tuberculosis. Received. 2. From E. Kolly, re impounding of wandering cattle. Received. 3. From Stawell Benevolent LJoaiety, giving lists of patients from this Shiro, and forwarding copy of regulations of the Society- Received, 4. From Ballarat Orphanage, apply ing for ...
BOYEO NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
BOYEO NEWS. A.t a well attended meeting held in the Boyeo school on Friday ovening, it was decidcd to hold the local picnio and con cert on March 18th next. The majority of farmers are now through with their cleaning, and are hurrying their wheat away, with the result that the roads arc being out up badly. On the whole, the harvest has been satisfactory, but it is hard to account for its patchy nature, one paddock yields well filled heavy grain, while in an adjoining one of the same wheat, the grain is shrivelled and liuhfc. The temperature recorded here on Friday afternoon was 106.5 degrees, the highest for the season.—A.t present, bhe ducks on the Boyeo swamp are very numerous, and judging from recent reports, aro like ly to reoeive their full share of attention to-morrow.
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
PERSONAL. The marriage will take place at the Methodist Church, Merlwood, near Cloyna, Queensland, on 12th March, of Mr Jauies Robert Molloy, only son of the late- Mr J. Molloy, of South Mel bourne, aud of the late Mrs F. Sugg, of Lochiel, aud Miss Ruby Heading, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs W. Heading, of Cloyna, Queensland. Tho Right Hon. Ronald Munro — Ferguson, M.P., has been appointed Governor-General of Australia. He is 54 years of age. The Governor General designate has represented the Lcith BurghB since 1886, and in 1894 was a Lord of the Treasury. He is Vice-Lieutenant for Fife, Provost of Kirkcaldy, and hon. L.L.D. of St. Andrew's University,'and a referee of Private Bills. He owns about 26,000 acres, and has country residences at Kirkcaldy, Fifeehii-e, and Evfanton, Rosssbire, and a London house in Cadogan square. Lady Helen Munro Ferguson waB born in 1865, and is, therefore, five years younger than her husband. She is a sister of the present Marquis of Dufferin. One of...
MIRAM NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
MIR AM NEWS. Messrs Mills and Son are now busily engaged erecting the new hall, and when this commodious structure is completed it should be quite a boon to the energetic residents in up-to-date Miram. Last week Miss Armstrong,head teacher of tho local school,was prevailed upon to lay the foundation stone of the building, and acceding to their request, performed the ceremony amid hearty cheers from those present, A meeting will be held during tho week to arrange for a suitable date for the opening of the hall which, it is anticipated, will be complete about March. It is on the tapis that a huge athletic sports meeting will be hold to celebrate the occasion.—Mr Malone, line repairer, who has been engaged at Kaniva, has been transferred to Miram. Mrs Malone should be an acquisition to the place, as the lady is a talented singer and musician.—Wheat, during the past week, has been coming into the railway station at the rate of about 2000 bags daily.
KANIVA NEWS. NEW MOTOR CARS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
NEW MOTOR CARS. Kaniva is fast catching up in re gard to motor travelling. During last week three residents became possessors of cars of up-to-date con struction. Mr James McCracken, of the Commercial Hotel, whose car arrived on Thursday, next day, ac companied by several of his friends, indulged in a trial spin which was much enjoyed. Mr Stimson, of Ser. vicetor., has secured a 30 h.p. Over laud, through Goldswortby, Coles, & Co., of Nhill, and passed through Nhill, accompanied by his wife and son, on Friday afternoon after a most enjoyable run from Melbourne. Mr Geo. Lannin junr., of ''Lilymur Estate, " Lillimur, has purchased a new 32 h.p. Hupmobile car, complete with the best lights and all acces sories. The motor was delivered to Mr Lannin by the agent, Mr Alex Sutherland, Junr., of Messrs Young Bros, Nhill. It is very simple to handle, and is giving the owner com plete satisfaction. HARVEST THANKSGIVING SERVICES. On Sunday, 22nd iust,, special harvest thanksgiving eerv...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
AUCTIONEERS. Stoektand Station Agents, Land. Finance and Commission Agent nORSHADI MUM,, and HAMILTON. Branch Offices at—Minyip, Rupanyup, Warracknabeal, ijimboola, Castcrton, & Ka iv AUCTION SALES OF HORSES, CATTLE, SHEEP, ETC Held aa under ;—Horsham, Hamilton, In hill, Minyip. Rupanyup, Goroke, Knniva, Dimboo a, Dunkeld, Castertou, Cavandish, Balmoral, and Strath downie. Agents for— Dennvs. Lascelles, Austin, and Co. r- The Ballarat Trustees, Executors, and Agency Oy. Ltd. The Ballarat Banking Company, Ltd. The Australian Live Stock Insurance Coy. Ltd. The Victoria Fire Insurance Coy The'Crossly Gas and Oil Engines Cooper's Plietp Dip SUMMARY OF CLEAR ING SALES, ETC. Thursday, I2tli February, at Kaniva, Lannin'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. sj Thursday, 19 th February : 0. Bre tag, Rainbow Friday, February 20, at Lorquon West, Trease Bros.' clearing sale....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
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HIGH TEMPERATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
HIGH TEMPERATURE. Friday was one of the most dis agreeable and hottest days that has been experienced in Nbill and district since 1908, and by a strange coinci dence was the 63rd anniversary of Black Thursday, which is a raemor able day in the history of Victoria. During the morning a hot wind from the interior blew consistently from the west and by noon the thermometer reached 101 degrees, and at 3 p.m. 110 Fahrenheit, which was registered on the Government instrument at the local post office. A.t about 4 p.m. the town was suddenly enveloped in a dustsfcorm, when the wiDd was of such high velocity as to remove sheets of iron from the roofs of several business places in the town while the dust penetrated into every niche and crevice. After sundown the temperature dropped, but never theless the night was one of the hot test experienced for some considerable time. The temperature recorded in Nhill was the highest for years, but still it was hslow a good many Wim mera towns. At Ballara...
TOWN DRAINS. DISCUSSION AT COUNCIL TABLE. INSPECTOR OF NUISANCES GIVEN NOTICE OF DISMISSAL. FRESH APPLICATIONS CALLED FOR POSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
TOWN DRAINS, DISCUSSION at council m table. INSPECTOR of nuisances GIVEN notice of dismissal. fresh applications called fob position. The Shire engineer, Mr A. F. Magil', C.E., in bis report submitted to The Lowan Shire Councillors at the meeting on Friday lasr, stated:— "The special committee . of the town councillors and Cr Clark and self met on Tuesday 3rd, and investi gated the drainage leading from dif ferent places in Khill into the street channels, also the main drain, and the result will be communicated at council table. " The engineer said he had, according to bis instructions at the last meeting of the Council, written to Senior-Constable Drew, the inspector of Nuisances, to the effect that the Council required the inspector to investigate and furnish the names to the Council of those people who allowed offensive matter (o run into the town drains. At the present time, Mr Drew was away in Melbourne, and in reply to a wire, Drew advised that Constable McBride be appointed t...
HANDLING GRAIN IN BULK. QUESTION DISCCSSED BY MEMBERS OF A. AND P. SOCIETY. MAJORITY ADVERSE TO ADVOCATING METHOD. TEN FOR—TWELVE AGAINST. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
HANDLING GRAIN IN BULK. QUESTION DISCCSSED BY MEM BERS OF A. AND P. SOCIETY. MAJORITY ADVERSE TO ADVO CATING METHOD. TEN FOR—TWELVE AGAINST. On Saturday last, in response to the advertisement which appeared in this journal nailing l'V;other the memb rs of the locU A. and i'. Society and othors interested in the question of handling grain in bulk, 22 representative farmers assembled at Kozminsky's Commercial Hotel. Tho meeting was callcd at the instigation of Mr David Bone, of Woorak, who is an enthusiastic sup-, porter of the elevator system. The secretary of the society, Mr 0. H Townsj apologised for the unavoidable absence of Mr Angus Mcintosh, presi dent of tho society. Mr Peter Bone, junr., vice-president, presided, and explained that tho meeting hud been called to discuss the important question , of handling grain in bulk. He called j upon Mr David Boao to lay his views before those present. Mr David Bone trusted that tho local farmers would keep in the vanguard of progress. Th...
BOLTING TEAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
BOLTING TEA.M8. "When Mr Bert Pilgrim, of Wmiam, was returning home from Nhill on Wednesday last, after delivering a load of wheat, three horses, which had been grazing on the road, gal loped past and caused the team to bolt for about half a milp. One of the hor3es fell, and was dragged beneath the waggon for some distance, but fortunately the animal was Dot hurt, and no damage occurred to the other horses or wageron. At noon on Sat urday, Or J. White's team of horses bolted while being driven in an empty waggon down Victoria St How ever, Mr Whit9 was able to pull the runaways up in front of Nealy's es tablishment in Victoria Street south, no damage occurring. Last Friday, Mr Jas, Olney Junr.,-was driving a four horse team along the Yanac road, when ths horses became fright ened by a motor car and, swerving sharply, they broke the shafts off the waggon. They were aacured before uny further damage resulted,
FEDERAL POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
FEDERAL POLITICS, The Prime Minister announced that it had been decided to begin the Federal session on 15th April, im mediately after the Easter holidiays, At the present time Parliament prorogued until 18th March, and be fore that date another proclamation will be issued so that members can be called together on that date just stated. Mr Cook was not inclined to be communicative as to the business it is proposed to transact, but he left no doubt about the fact that the two measures which the Senate practical ly set aside—the prohibition of pre ference to unionists and the restora tion of the postal vote in the programme for the session. When asked if the session would ter minate when those two matters have been dealt with, he said, "VVe will see what we snail see, I shall be very glad to submit a long programme of very useful measures apd put them through—if we are given a chance." he added significant- i ly. All I can say now is that Parlia- J ment will have an early opportunity ...
LAWLOIT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
• From Our Own Corresuonclent. We have experienced some very hob weather lately, the thermometer register ing from 97 to 111 in the shade for a week. Fortunately, the climax was reached on Friday, when one of the worst dust storm3 ever witnessed here passed over at about 5 o'clock. The atuosphere was very oppressive,- However, through the night we had 9 points of rain, and one can appEiciate life ore3 more. Harvesting operations are drawing to a close, most farmers hiving go5 wall on with their carting. The average of tba district is good although isolated crops have given as low as a bag per acre; others have given up to 12 bags. Sportsmen are busy polishing up their guns in hope of securing a few of the feathered tribe, bub the prospects locally are not good. Although parrots are plen tiful, the ducks have left the local swamp. Those which couldn't get away on the wiug were kindly assisted by sympathetio hands and motor cars, but I am much afraid the majority did not go heaven war...
BAND PERFORMANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
BA.ND PERFORMANCES. On Friday evening the Nhill Model Band, under the direction of Mr Hubert Fritoch, rendered a first class programme of music on the rotunda in Victoria Square, while on Sunday evening, the Nhill Town Band, under the conductorabip of Mr Jas Davis, played a splendid series of sacred and popular selections on the rotunda. The music discoursed by both bands was of a meritorious character, and was appreciated by the public,
HOSPITAL FETE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
HOSPITAL FETE. On Thursday last a largo attendance of ladies and gentlemen assembled at the committee meeting of the above fete, when a letter was received from Hutjo Wertheim, offering the committee an Australian made piano for £48, to be disposed of for the fete. The letter was received- The sports committee sub mitted a programmo which met with approval, which allows L40 6s for athletic events, and L20 6s for fire brigade competitions. Mr J. P Ryan moved that the 1914 Fete be held on Wednesday, 1st April, ancf that special trains be ran from .Rainbow and Service ton. Seconded by Mr A E Turner and carried. The notice of motion given by Mrs Swale that the fete be held on the show ground in lieu of the recreation reserve was oarriod by a largo majority.
WINIAM EAST STATE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
WINIAM EAST STATE SCHOOL. Mr G. H. Towns, on behalf of tlie Winiam East residents, recently for warded a petition to the Minister of Education, asking to have the school at "Winiam East re opened. Mr Towns has received a communication from Sir Alex. Peacock to the effect that the district inspector, Mr Johns, ! would be instructed to make an en quiry into the matter, and report to the Department whether it was ad visable to open the school or other wise.
VALUABLE HORSE DIES [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 10 February 1914
VALUABLE HORSE DIES Last Saturday Mr W H Treloar, of "Lowan Farm,'' Nhill, had tho misfor tune to lose through death his valuable and favorably known entire horse, Oraigie Lee II, which he valued at over L300. Tho progeny of Craigie Lee'II U some of the best in the Wimmera, and Mr Troloar's friends will regret to learn of the serious loss he has sustained by the death of the stallion which was | uninsured. It is surmised that the animal succumbed as a result of the great heat experienced last Friday, when the temperature registered 110 degrees Fahrenheit.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 13 February 1914
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