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GRAND CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

GRA.ND CONCERT. The concert organised by tho yonnR lady members of St. George's Sunday School, to bo he'd in the school-hall to morrow evening promises to excel all previous entertainments of this character. Tho proceeds will be devoted to the Sun day School fund.

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SPORTING. The following are the nominations in connection with the Lorquon Sports to he run on the 25th inst:—SHEFFIELD HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

SPOBTiHG The following are the nominations in connection with the Lorquon Sports to he run on the 25th inst:— ! Sheffield Handicap. P- Davis L Pressey 1 G Bert P H May VV Pohlner V Hoffmann W A Patcrson MXH Meagher A G Missen F H Schmidt A Weir H Burton J E H.vnes J Allen J Schulz W Bibby 0 Bibby A E Hutchinson T C Block W Marks Hurdles. W Pohlnor W A Patarson F H Schmidt A Weir J Schulz C W Taylor A Orchard W Bibby 0 Bibby A Hutchinson T C Block P J Wynne F B Burns 440yds Handicap. W Pohlner S B Burns \V A Paterson M H Meagher A Weir H Burton J Allen F Schmidt T Anderson M Chenoweth W E Coleman W Bibby 0 Bibby "* • P Block H V E as tick 'P J Wynne L Pressey P May W May A Affleck J/i • Mile Handicap. W Pohlner F Smith t Anderson M Chenowoth P Losran J Marra a Affleck S B Burns H Marra WoOD Chopping. F H Schmidt F Smith F Hriebich F Burns . C Denman A Watson M Kcnnealy A II Tune A Haebich

Publication Title: Nhill Free Press
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OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

OBITUARY. The death is reported of a forraor rosidont of Jeparifc in the person of Mr Charles Freeman, senr, at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr W C Childs, of " Hetherville," Eugowra, N.S.W. The cause of death was the re-occurrence of an old internal com plaint, the end being very sudden.

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PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

During her residence of three years in Nhill, no young lady had hecorua more popular than Mis3 Ethel Oates, who has now taken her departure for Drouiu, to fill a similar position to that which she held at Messrs Goldsworthy, Coles and Cos. Big Sfcoro. Being gifted with a sweet soprano voice hor services in the choir of the Methodist Church ware" much appreciated, and to mark the high esteem in, which sho was held, her choir companions made her the recipient* of a most useful souvenir on Thursday evening last. Miss Oat:s also received a beautiful silvor handbag from ii lady friend. .The Nhill Dramatic Olub, of which Miss Oatcs was a leading member, are particularly unfortunate ia losing such an artist, and Mr Williams will find her place difficult to fill. The Miayip Shamrock Hotel has again changed hand, Mr B. Spiers • hav ing sold to Mr G Ttyfe, of Colac, and formerly of Jeparit and Dimboola. Tho engagement is announced of Mi David E Reid, of Warracknabeal, eldest son of Mr and Mrs...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

AUCTIONEERS. Stoek'and Station Agents, Lam!, F5naP-ce and Commission Agent HORSHAM XJIII,?.. ami 1IA.5HII.TON. ■{. Branch Offioea'afc—Min* ip, Rupanyup, Warracknabeal, Dimboola, Oasterton, & Kaniva AUCTION SALES OF HORSES, CATTLE, SHEEP, ETC - Held aa under :—Hoisham, Hamilton, Nliill, Miayip. Rapanyup, Gnroke, '» Kaniva, Diraboo a, Duukeld, Caster Ion, Cavandish, Balmoral, and Strath ' downie. Agents for— • Dennys. Lascelles, Austin, and Co. The BaUarat Trustees, Executors, and Agency Oy. T,td. The Ballarat Banking Company, Ltd. ■, v The Australian Live Stuck Insurauoo Coy. Ltd. The Victoria Fire Insurance Coy The Crossly Gas and Oil Engines Cooper's £hct|> Dip , "SUWllVJARV OF CLEAR ING SALSSi ETC Tuesday, February 17, at Service ton, C. Sheldon's and T. Spregg's clear ng sale. , " February 18, D Healey's clearing Thursday, 19th February : C. Bre tag, Rainbow v Friday, February 20, at Lorquon "West, Trcasc Bros.' clearing sale. February 23, Lorquon Stock Sale - TUESDAY,...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

if yon desire to get Foil Y&iue for-your Money go right away and open an account with The White House, NHILL. From.- tills establishment you will /• •. ^ree^ive the BEST ftO'SBS at FAIR PI6ICE8." YOUR HEQUIRE VIE YTS wiii be attended to PROMPTLY and COURTEOUSLY, and you will CON QRA/TULA. CE YOU'^ELVES on having found a p ace of business that attends SO . STRICTLY even to your MOST TRIVIAL WANTS, • - Aerated Waters Teetotal Drinks Groceries Ironmongery Drapery Millinery Boots Shoes Wines Ales Spirits Cordials GIVE US 1 TRIAL ORDER. We shaH do our bast to PLEASE YOU. If we SUCCEED, tali others; if we PAIL, teli us. field & Murphy Victoria Street, Nhil!, Victoria Street. NHILL. Watchmaker and Jeweller, tztch&hsljm. sM*JS23sar, nhill. tSTGreat Assortment of S?eauiif«I Sngagement ami Wedding Kings ranging in prices—15s to 10 guineas. SPLENDID VARIETY OF GOLD AND SILVER BROOCHES. Gold Brooches fpom 5s upwards. Dainty Electroplate Ware suitable for Wedding Presents...

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PRICE OF WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

PRICE OFWHEA.T. Oor Melbourne correspondent wired yesterday as follows: —Locally, the wheat market is firm, owing to moderate extent of offerings and profit-taking by re-seti ers. About 15,000 bags wore sold Sat urday, for March delivery alongside at 3/8J, A sale was also made at 3/9J4 for April-May-June. Prompt dolivery is worth 3/8 alongside, with several buy ers and odd lines offering. The price of wheat at the Nhill mills yesterday was 3/3J4, oats, lHVi.

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The Nhill Free Press WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "NHILL MAIL." TUESDAY, 17th FEBRUARY News and Notes DUCK SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

She Ihill Iigg Ipbss WlTQ which Id iNCOttPOttATBD the! " Nitill Mail." "TUESDAY. 17th FEBRUARY ami DUCK SHOOTING. From reports to hand it is evident that the sportsmen on the opening morning did not, shoot all the gamQ on the swamp, (or since Wednesday many have secured bulky bags, Mr F Bond and his brother accounting for 63 aud Mr N. Srott, 28. On opening day Mr Kroll»'s boys secured 98, and J. House and p^rty, from Jeparit, backed something over a century. B)th Messrs Krelle's and Moll's swamps will bo thrown open to the public at 2 p.m. to-morrow.

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QUAIL SHOOTING SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

Q(JAIL SHOOTING SEASON. . The quail shooting season begins for Victoria on Sunday, 1st; March. An impression has been created amongst many sportsmen that the season would open yesterday, as would have been the ease under the regulations which wero in operation two years ago. It is, there fore, desirable that it should be generally lenown that the close season does not end for a fortnight. „ Dr Shanasy has for sale' a 20 h.p, Ford motor car for £150.

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SHOULD THE TANGO BE DANCED? [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

SHOULD THE TANGO BE DA.NCED? "Everylady's Journal" has been mak ing it a habit, of lato, to consult a num ber of leading authorities upon various topics of vital interest, and publishing a digest of their veiws. In the February number, just to hand, foe .example, the question of modern dancing is discusscd, with particular reference to the Tango and other "freak" dances. Opinions are expressed by leaders of the church and such notables as oho Mayor of St. Kilda ; Miss Jonny Bronnan, the mistress of the Ballot of Her Majesty's Theatre ; Mr R. 0. Clack, th'o general secretary of the Y.M.C.A.; Mrs Fairbairn, one of leaders of Melbourno society; and Mrs -Mary, Gilmoro, the woll-known Australian poetess, who lived for some. years in South America, where the Tango found its origin. This collection of views makes admirable reading, and it is illustrated with a number of first-class photographs. There are other fine articles and stories in this February issue of "JSvorylady's Journal," and ...

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LILLIMUR SOUTH [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

LILLIMUK SOUTH Our correspondent writesHar vesting operations are almost finished, there only being a little wheat, oats and hay to be carted. No doubt this week will see the end of it. The average yield of cereal crops has been good, though not quite up to ex pectations. Eight or nine bags is the average for wheat on fallowed land, oats yielding from 20 to 30 bushels. Odd jobs will now be the order of the day for a few weeks. Stock are in good condition, though the rain of a fortnight ago spoiled some of the dry feed. Sheep are still holding their own, , and bringing good market values.

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LILLIMUR COURSING CLUB, [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

LILLIMUR COURSING OLUB, A meeting to initiate a coursing club at Lillimur was held on the 7th inat, and there was a fair attendance. It was decided to form the club, Mr T. Henstridge J.eP., being elected president, and Mr J. D, McParlane secretary. Only formal business was done, and it was decided- to call another meeting at an early date to further the arrangements. It is pro posed to rcRister the club,

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OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

OBITUARY. Sincere and general regret was ex pressed in Stawell when it becaim known that Mrs G. -McQueen had passed away at the Hamilton hospi tal, The deceasedwho lady was the sixth daughter of Mr J. Lawrence until recently postmaster at Hamil ton, and formerly of Stawell and Nhill, was only 28 years of age, and only been married a fortnight.

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DIMBOOLA COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

dimboola court. At the above court E. M. Bodoy, of Gerang, sued John Perry, also of Gerahg, to recover ^£6 16j 3d, cost of board and lodging, together with cash lent and goods sold and delivered be tween the months of M^y and August of last year. Mr T. J. Hogan, solicitor, of Dimboola, appeared for Bodey, and briefly detailed the dates and deal ings of the litigants. Perry admitted ' part of the debt, but disputed the balance. The Bench made an order for the amount claimed, with coks amounting to £1 IGa.

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SEED WHEAT TESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

SEED WHEA.T TESTS. Mr Friedrich Welsh, who farms on an extensive scalo iu the Lovquon district, has obtained very interesting results from an oxpeiiucnt ho made with four differ ent varieties of whoat. Selecting Fed eration, Yandilla-King, Bluoy (Dart's Imperial), and Marshall's No. 3, ho plantod all four varieties under exactly similar conditions at the same timo, and using the same superphosphate. From an area of 40 acres sown with Federation ho reapod an average pf 4 bags ; 75 acres aires of bluoy averaged 5^6 bags; 35 acres of YandiUa King also returned an avcrago of 5h bags, while from "80 acres of Marnhall's No 3, a yield of C bags to the acre was obtained. In view of the diverse opinion regarding the merits of various varieties of soed w^eat, which ar9 now troubling the minds of farmers, these figures will, no doubfc, provo of particular interest

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AUTUMN FLOWER SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

AUTUMN" FLOWER SHOW. • Tho Nhill Ladies' Flower Guild will hold the first grand autumn flower show and fair on Friday and Saturday,1st and 2nd May.in the Low an This promises tolbe the most successful of its kind hitherto in augurated in Nhill. The following are the stall-holdersEefresliments, Mesdames Shanasy. A Mcintosh, and Olney, assisted by Mesdames Duranfc, McArthur, Hitcbcox, and Harris; flower and pot plants, Mesdames Maddren and Turner: sweets, Misses Swan and Guild; fruit salad, Mesdames Young and Sutherland, assisted by Misses Shanasy, Morris, Sutherland; and" Swan; produce, Mesdames CI Mcintosh, T Rintoule, and Reid: Tbe following are the ofbce - bearer: — President, Mrs Shanasy :-acting hon secretary, Mr J Hastie; treasure!1, Mr N Corke committee, Mesdatnes Shanasy, G McTntosh, Turner, Young, Maddren, A Mcintosh, and Miss Swan ; musical committee, Messrs Hastie and Smith. A. splendid catalogue ia now in the hands of tho printers, embracing sections for pot plants, cut f...

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GLENLEE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

GLENLEE. From our own Correspondent. There was a representative atten dance of members at the first meeting for the year of the local branch of the People's Party held on Wednesday last. In the absence of the president, Mr E. J. IvTcCabe, Mr 0. McCabe was voted to the chair, A mass of corres pondence from the head office deal ing with the need of further and more effective organization and so forth, and the obligations of the branch towards the Federal Electorate Com mittee in regard to finances was read and the obligations of the branch to wards finances was also dealt with. The forthcoming combined Liberal picnic was alluded to, and discussed at some 'length. A letter was put in from the secretary of the Nhill Model Band, stating that the band would accept the invitation to be present, provided the promoters of the picnic could supply the necessary con veyances. A motion to the effect that in the opinion of the meeting the band should attend the picnic, pro vided the cost of secur...

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LILLIMUR SPORTS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

LILLIMUR SPORTS CLUB. A well attended meeting of the. Lillimur Sports Club was held at the Albion Hotel on Saturday, 7th inst. It was decided to hold the sports meeting on Wednesday, 25th March. In view of the loss sustained by the club last year, it was decided to re duce the prize list until such time as finances right themselves. The fol lowing officers were elected for 1914 : —President, Mr G. Lannin; vice presidents, MesBrs 'Jas Ooutts, H. P. Birt, and A. Hill; committee, Messrs A.Stephenson, A. Coufcts, J. J. Bell, and D. Ralston; Stewards, Messrs W Chmpbell, W. R. Campboll, and J. McCracken; judge, Mr J. T. Hen-' stridge; assistant, Mr H. L. Miles referee, Mr A. Coutts; handicapper, Mr J. Bell; starter, Mr A. Hill; as siatant starter, Mr W. Stevonson; color steward, Mr Graham: Rate keeper, Mr H. H. Davis; secretary, Mr C. Clark. The followina gentle men donated trophies: Messrs G. Lannin, H- H. Davis, A. 0. Bevis, and A. Dusting. A sub-committee with Mr W. Stevenson as secret...

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DIMBOOLA SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

DIMBOOLA SHIRE COUNCIL. The monthly meeting of the Dira booia Shire Council was held at Dim boola on Tuesday, when there were present:— Crs McCabe (president), Walsgott, Hoffmann, WiedermanD, Mackenzie, Ryan, Newcombe, Ham dorf, P. Bone, KHnge, Innes, and Gawith, with the engineer (St, E. D'Alton), and- the secretary IMr H. D'Alton). Centre Riding. Contract No 17 | 1914-Removing dead timber, etc., on road arouDd east margin of Lake Hindmarsh.— 3 tenders. W. A. Russell, £9 3s dd, accepted. Centre and West Ridings. Contract No 16/1914— Forming and met;:lling road from Tarranyurk bridge to railway station.—Six ten ders. A. E. Everett, £57, accepted, inward Correspondence. From the Health Officer, reporting five cases of diphtheria—three at Jeparit, one at Rainbow, and one at Kiata. From C. J. Block, applying for a refund of rates on the Lutheran par sonage at Jeparit. Or Innes moved, Cr Hoffmann seconded, and it was agreed that parsonages be not rated in fu lure, and that the rate refe...

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OPPRESSIVE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 17 February 1914

OPPRESSIVE WEA.TIIER. Owing to a number uf bush fires wMch were burning in tho Litt'e Desert, south of Nhill and ;iwuy in South Australian territory, tho air of] S-turday afternoon and Sunday was heavily charged with smoke. The Government instrument at, the local post offioe registered 08 degrees Fahrenheit on Smirday, whil-> the mercury rose to 101 degrees at 3 p.m. on Sunday. However, at 6 30 P m the inevitable cool change took place when tho temperature dropped con siderably. Ye. "•••'!:ty 99 points Fah renheit were recorded. According to tho latest forecast an electric dis t-ubance is gradually approaching, and may cause thunderstorms over the Wimmera,

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