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OUR OPTIC ORGANS. Copyright. (Continued from last issue). PART II. OPTICS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
OUR OPTIC ORCAN8. _ A concise and toprelicnsive Essay on the Human Lye, in six sections namely—Aualomy, Op tics, Physiology, Visual Defects, Optical Treatment and Hygienic. By A. A. ABOTOMEY. [Copyright.J (Continued from last issue). PAHT 11. OPTICS. For-a. dealer comprehension cf the phy.siol( p:}' of vision it will be nccessary to .slate, first, a few of the simpler laws of optics which will hr.vc a direct bearing upon our stibjcct. In treating of optics, we a--?, of course, simply dealing with the properties and phenomena of light, especially as acting upon t' c organs of vision. Jt is only by light that sight is made poss'blc, and without which our eyes would be utterly I useless. Every object which we can see owes its. visibility to ' the light _wh'. li proceeds from it !o the retina o( the eye. Light, then,.may be defined as I that physical agent, element or force in virtue of whichiwc see. This radiant energy is propagat ed from luminous bodies in straight lines, now universa...
Strathmerton. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
Otrathmertpn. The weather conditions pre vailing in this district arc all that | can be desired. Arbor Day was successfully celebrated at the Mywec State school, a number of trees being planted. Tlte method of planting followed was having a deep fur tow plowed along the proposed line of trees and then dig the holes. The annual ball under the auspices of the local tennis club was held on Tuesday evening. The music was supplied by five | musicians; and every effort was jput forth by the committee to ■ensure patrons a pjeusant time. J The Licenses Reduction Board sat at Numurkah this week and enquired concerning the Strath mcrton Hotel, the owner and licensee of which is Mr. Jas. Jackson.. Constable Veal, stationed at Strathmcrton, gave cvjdencc as to situation and condition of the building ; four bedrooms were available for public accommoda tion ; there is a nine-stall stable and three acres of land ; conduct very good ; fair amount of traffic. To Mr. Meagher—The house is | very well ...
SHROPSHIRE POINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
SHROPSHIRE POINTS. Breeders generally will be in terested- to read the points of excellence as adopted by the American Shropshire Association for sheep eligible to be registered in the American Shropshire sheep Record, and lately noticed in the "Shccpbreeder." For type and general appearance 30 points are allowed, alert, attractive, stylish and characteristic being the ad jectives employed to describe this section. Form and constitu tion to carry 35 points, and in clude : Head of ram, masculine", with broad nostril, short, broad between cars and eyes ; neck short and muscular, fitting grace fully into shoulders; of ewe, feminine, medium length, but not dclicate ; ncck, not so strong as in ram ; head and face nicely covered with woo) ; ears, short and erect ; eyes, bright ; color of face, brown to a clear dark, but not sooty black ; body, -well proportioned, with shoulders fitt ing evenly to a deep, wide bris ket ; a full heart girth ; broad, level back ; ribs well sprung, with strai...
Ulupna. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
Ulupnac The Licenses reduction Board sat at Numurkah this week and among others dealt with the Ulupna Hotel. Mr. Meagher (in structed by Messrs. Morrissy and Dcane) appeared for Cherry Reilly, owner and licensee. Con stable Humphrys described the hotel, which contained 10 rooms and four , bedrooms ; in fair re pair ; well furnished ; conduct good ; travelling • trade done ; dicj not think the hotel was re quired. John Ilyan, farmer, Ulupna ; Timothy Ryan, farmer, Ulupna ; Michael Bowe, farmer, Ulupna ; David Coghill, farmer, Ulupna; l'rcd Pinnuck, farmer, Ulupna; Clias. Waser, farmer, Ulupna ; John . Shinnick, farmer, Ulupna, and Cherry Reilly, licen see, gave evidence In support of the retention of the license. De cision was reserved.
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
LOCAL AND GENERAL. Tocumwal-Finley Railway.—It is '^believed that the requisite number-of sleepers for the To cumwal-Finley railway have been cut and hewers and others arc advised by Government advertise ment in this issue to make deliv er}' as soon as possible, as no sleepers in* excess of the total number will be received. There is an immense heap of sleepers at the Tocumwal railway yards now, numbering roughly 25,000. 'l'hey arc Eill adzed and bored for the rails and bolts to be placed in position. The railway trucks arrived at the sleeper depot this week and the engine is now awaited. This is, we be lieve, on the way out from Finley. Tocumwal Show Society.—A well attended meeting of the committee of management of (he Tocumwal Agricultural and Pas toral Society was lield at Cascv's Taltcrsall's Hotel 011 Monday evening, Mr. J. D. Davics presid ing: A plan of the ground, pre pared by Mr. H. Thrclfall (Shire Engineer), was beforp the meet ing and was admitted to be a very good _ on...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
Woods' Great . Pcppermiift Cure for Coughs and Colds, never fails, 1/6. The engagement is announced of Mr. E. R. M'Laughlin, of Handley, eldest son of Mr, J. M'Laughlin, of "Sobroff," Orrong road, Armidale, and Miss Eadie Piggin, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Piggin, of "Braintree," Corowa. Constable G. * Peack, of Oak lands, is resigning from the force to go into: the hotelkeeping busi ness at Lake Cudgellico, to where u new railway line is being erect ed from Wyalong.; Constable Peack is also going iu for a little mixed farming. " A further edition of the Rev. P. Hickey's book, "Innisfail," has been published, the first edition having been sold out. Father Hickey resides at Corowa, where he is Parish Priest. He is a well known coursing enthusiast, and will doubtless have a couple ofs dogs in Tocumwal for the Cham r>ion Stake on the 14th of July. Mr. G. A. Crommelin, manager I of tile Tocumwa! branch of the Commercial branch of the Com mercial Bank, is laid up again suffe...
Football. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
Football. Finley jotirneye.d. to Jcrilderie on Saturday, last and were de feated by the home team by a goal. The team to represent Tocum wal against Jerilderie to-morrow on the former's ground, is as fol lows W. Mitty, J. O'Connor, C. Hcrberte, W. Smith, R. Hutson, L. Boyle, E. Eddy, A. Mansell, G. Mansell, H. Mansell, J. Man sell, R. Eddy, H. Hearn, R. Hearn, F. Binkg, J. Powell, Ii. Flavell. Emergencies :—J. M'Connaughty, C. Shears, PI. Herberte. An)' of the above who are unable to play are requested to notify W. Walker at G. Hay don's hairdressing saloon. , Southern Rlverina Association. The opening match for the above Association was played on Saturday last, when Tocumwal journeyed to Berrigan and suffer ed defeat. The visitors arrived on the ground with a deficiency of three in their ranks, and the team comprised with a few exceptions, practically all juniors. The lo cals were late in getting on the field which resulted in the final part of the game being played in semi-darknes...
TALK O' THE TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
TALK 0' THE TOWN. (By "Honey Bcc.") The want of another Justice of the Peace or two for Tocumwal is badly felt even, at the present time, and doubtless will be so in a greater degree as time goes on and the population increases. A batch was recently gazetted, but no one from down this way was t'.mong the list. Since Harry Peters is going for a city con stituency at next elections he docs not trouble much about To cumwal—if ever lie did. This re minds me of a conversation I overheard once in a town not so far from this ccntre. Jinks met Dinks and said ; "I see you arc not in the new batch of magistrates." "No," replied Binks, "I wasn't bread for such a roll, and that's why they left me out of the batch!" That further reminds me of a paragraph I read the other day in a London Trade Journal. The query-was raised as to what was "an ideal loaf?" In my. humble opinion an ideal loaf is to get £ f2 a week for being a member of Parliament. Can any local bak ers supply me with a better defini...
GENERAL SPORTING. Coursing. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
GENERAL SPORTING. Coursing. A -meeting of the Tocumwal' Coursing Club will be field at Casey's Hotel, on Monday even ing next at 8 o'clock. 'The busi ness is very important and lias to do with the Champion stake to be run on Wednesday, July 7. The President of the Tocum wal Coursing Club (Mr. H. H. Casey) informs us that he lias rcccived word from the pro prietors of "King George" whis key that they will donate a cup valued at £3/3/- to be given to the winner of the Champion Stoke to be competed for at the Tocitin wal Club's meeting on Wednes day, July 14 Mr. Geo. Vinccnt's Scippio, who divided the Derby with Yandilla King at the rcccnt meeting of the Corowa Coursing Club, died last week as the result (says the Corowa "Free Press") of poison supposed to have been adminis tered before the Benalla meeting by someone unknown.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
The next Finley stock sale to be held by Messrs. Win. Skelly and Coy., is "fixed for Saturday (to-morrow): For particulars see advtr Messrs. M'Namara and Coy., advertise a number of good lines of sheep and cattle for their special stock sale at Finley on Saturday, June 28. See particu lars as noted. More Justices of the. Peace are required at Oaklands, and the names of Messrs. Black, A. Thomas, J. M'Rorie and P. Innes have been forwarded to the Chief Secretary as suitable magis trates. Messrs. Win. Skelly and Co., advertise a furniture sale on Sat urday, June 28, on account of Mrs. Shaw. Particulars on the sale will be found in our adver tising columns. At the same time the auctioneers will offer on account of Mr. G. H. Henderson his house and land 011 Hill's Sub division. A surprise parly, organised by Messrs. H. Maher and J. Westcr dale, was held at Mr. E. Quirk's residence on Wednesday evening last. The attendance was "large and'the quests spent a most en joyable time until after...
CATHOLIC CHURCH. (Berrigan Parish). [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
CATHOLIC; CHURCH. (Berngan Parish). Mass will bo celebrated as fol lows • Berrigan 9 a.m., Evening De votions 7.30 p.m. Tocumwal 9 a.m.,,Evening De votions 7.30 p.m. ' ; Barooga 11 a.m. Rev*. Faitlier Fleming, Parish Priest.' ijerilderie Parish). .Sunday, J.i e 22, Finley 11 a.m., Evening Devotions 7.30 r-m. Sunday, June 29, Oaklands 11 c-.m. Monday, June 30, Daysdale 9 a.m. Sunday, Ju y 6, Jerilderie 8.30 and 11 a.m. Lwemng Devotions 7.30 p.m. . Sunday, July 13, Fmley. n a.m. Fvening Devotions 7.30 p.m. O. CLARK, . Rector.
THE BATCHELORS ENTERTAIN. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
THE BATCHELORS ENTER' " TAIN. (To the Editor.) Dear Sir,—The paragraph which appeared in your pa.ner a couple of weeks ago relating to our "Datcholo;nm" has already had the effect of making the gentler sex of Toke take an active part by paying us a visit. On Sun -day afternoon last nearly a dozen winsom-faced damsels, chaperoned by Mr. and Mrs. James and Mrs. Faulkner, took us by surprise, anc) invaded our rotrcat. Rising gallantly to the occasion, Wally Bennett and Hughie Rose cordially escorted the visitors to the sitting-roonij where, like a flash of lightning ''Scotchie" Miller served them with afternoon tea. ('Tis rumor ed that several of the guests have since lost their appetites, and arc now fading fast.) After this agony had been nobly endur ed by our delightful guests Sen ior-Webb showed them through the different rooms, . explaining how the electric lirrht, and other conveniences worked to perfec tion. After expressing their de light at everything they had seen and the hos...
Tocumwal Guardian RIVERINA ECHO, and FINLEY FREE PRESS. (Established 1897) FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 1313. EDITORIAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
T ocumwal Guardian RIVEPINA ECHO, and ' FINLEY FREE PRESS. (Established 1897) FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 1313. EDITORIAL NOTES. There is no Joubt that t'ic note struck by M;\ 1\ U. 3. l/alkiner at th;: pjbl'c recaption tendered him in Tocumwal lust week''was the one which inlhicnccd the ma jorit.es v. Inch recently voted against the 1 abor Government in the lvder-i.' Parliament. Mr. Falkincr said that the Liberal Party would get his support for any measures which would be calcuiatcd to benefit the agricul tural industry of Australia. It has been H12. doubt existing in the minds oi it;o men on the land, regarding the I;'I lire policy of the Labor Party as it affects farmers, which caused .many thousands to get to the bn.- it box on the 31st ult., imd vote to put the l'isher Government candidates out of power. The. agricultural and dairying ind; alri^s 'arc uiiques Vionaliy the I wo greatest in this State ; the two on which this vast Commomvijnlth depend to no small extent, and any legislation ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
PROFESSIONAL NOTICES. Miss S. Glover Mclbouruo. (Pupil of Mr Mausley Greer). J.iliGS to advise the residents of the town and district, that she Is prepared to accept pupils for the Piano, Violin, and Organ. Theory taught. Terms upon application* c/o Miss Boyle, "Llssariell" Tociituw.il NURSE THORPE. (.Late of Bcndigo, Victoria). J S now resident in Toeunnval and is prepared to attend ladies in their own homes, or at her present rcs:dcncc, uudcr medical super vision. 1 urther particulars on applica tion. Tocumwal Private Hospital (Registered). jv URSK AIREY (registered) begs to notify tlint she lias opened a Trlvate hospital mid is prepared to receive medical, surgical, aud lyii g-hi cases. -qualified eyesight specialist Known all over South llustralla. The eyes examined and the sight / tested by means of the latest scien- ,' tific instruments, in accordance with the most recent advances in Oph llmlmic Optics. Astigmatisms and ail ther Defects of Visions Skilfull Ui.guosed and Correc...
BAROOGA WATER TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
BAROOGA WATER TRUST. f The deputation representing the Barooga Water Trust, con sisting of Messrs. A. J. Macpher son, W. Hay and H. P. Whitty, waited on Mr. L. A. B.; Wade, Water Conservation and Irriga tion Commissioner, on Tuesday, the 3rd instant, and was very well received. After hearing the facts of the case, which was plac ed very fully before him, and not ing photographs of various points in the channel where the water had broken away, Mr. Wade said he recognised that something should be "done and the most efficacious way of pro viding p.gp.inst a re-occurrence of the trouble would be the con struction of a duplicate storm channel, in parts where the nature of the country rendered it advisible, but the proposal of the construction of the works did not contemplate such a thing, and the estimates did not provide for it, it would therefore have to be done if required, as an additional work. The department, how ever, were prepared to construct, without cost to the: trust, by wash...
SHOW FIXTURES. For 1913 Season. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
SHOW FIXTURES. For 1913 Season. Deniliquin—July 17 and 18. Narandera—August 5 and 6. Coolamon—August 12 and 13. Wagga—-August 19, 20 and 21. Corowa—August 26 and 27. Barmedman—August 28. Ariah Park—Sept. 2 and 3. Junee—September 3 and 4. Albury—Sent. 9, 10 and 11. Young—Sept. 9, 10 and 11. Finley—September 17. Cootamundra—Sept 16 and 17. Temora—Sept. 23. 24 and 25. Jcrilderie—September 24. Hay—Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Beiiigan—October 1. Ardlethan—October 1. Lockliart—October 1. Yarrawonga—October I and 2. Cobram—October 7. Hillston—October 8. . ; Numurkah—Octobcr iff.
NUMURKAH. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
NUMURKAH. The annual meeting of the Nu mtirkah Tennis Club was held on Monday night, Mr. T. S. Lancas ter presiding. The election of officers resulted :—President, Mr. T. S. Lancaster ; vice-president, Mr. D. F. Garvey ; .secretary and treasurer, Mr. H. Baker ; Com mittee, Misses M'Namara and M. .Callander, Dr. Harbison, Messrs. L. Tyres, P. Dean, L. Freeman, and W. J. Teare; match com mittee, Messrs. Teare, Garvey and Gibson. A concert and dance, run under the auspices of the Katunga Football Club, was Jield in the ; Public Hall on Wednesday last! The weather was perfect, which accounted for the large crowd present. Mr. Charles Chapman filled the position of chairman, while Mr. F. W. Bedwell acted as M.C. After the concert the performers _ were taken to ,Mr. Carter's residence, where a sump tuous supper was laid for them prior to their departure for home. Songs, recitations and overtures were rendered by Mp. and Mrs. Fraser, Misses M. English, Vic. Belt, M. M'Leod, Edic Willcox, M....
JERILDERIE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 20 June 1913
JERILDERIE. Mr. T. Neilsen, manager of the Bank of N.S.W. here, has been promoted to West YVyalong. lie leaves for liis new home about the end of the month. Mr. Neil son's predecessor died at Wya lony a few weeks ago. On Saturday night, Mr. W. V/. Murray, who met with the ser ious gun accident a fortnight ago at Oaklands, underwent another operation, this time the leg being amputated at the tliigli. Dr. Macknight telegraohed to Mel bourne for a specialist, and the latter arrived in Urana last Sat urday afternoon. The opera tion so far has proved succcssful. The weather has been dry all the past week and although the nights are cold and frosty, yet the days are warm and sunny for this time of the year. Agricul turalists are still bus" on all sides in getting in their crops and some of them aro fallowing. Notwithstanding the cold nights the'young grass and crops are making headwa". The trophy oreseuted by Mr. T. Moore, of Hartwood station, • to the local rifle club was shot for on Sat...