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Swan Hill Guardian PUBLISHED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. MONDAY, MARCH 30, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. The Wheat Market. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 30 March 1914
wasin g1I Sautdian PUaIaSnD 3MoNDAI aND THUTRISDAY Evzaunzs. - 1, MONDAY, MAROH 80, 1914. ti CENERAL NEWS ITEMS. -ti C The Wheat Market. In the local market to-day wheat was 1 quoted at 3s. Sd. per bushel. d Personal. ii Mr. J. Burton, who has for some w time past been connected with the r Swtan Hill branch of the Cbmmercial al Bank, has been transferred to Chillin- a gollah, the change carrying well- o merited promotion. Mr. Wilkinson of a Prahran, has taken Mr.' Burton's place , at Swan Hillb Pental luland Tenants. The future of Pental Island, a large tract of country on the Murray River, i was considered by the Council of Agri- r cultural Ecucation last week. Apphca- o tions were received from 35 Crown 1 tenants on the island for an extension of their leases for a period of 30 years. 1 The present leases are for fourteen , years, and expire in 1916. Power was given to the council by the Agricul tural Colleges Act of 1912 to renew the lesses for 30 years, subject to a re-appraisem...
PIANGIL, Season's Operations. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
PIANCILI ThOtI OUR CORRESPOIDENT. Season's Operations. farther rains have fallen, altogether about 58 points. The way* is now dear for the plough. the unsatisfac kry aork of the disc harrjw alieua tin that'implement froun geaetal favor. dos who were pa epared before the rain. ana had all their chaff cut and( machines and harness in repair, are able to start work p'uampt.ly. 1awnr fine paddorks of fallow are already niacked and ready for the drill. The ena plan is now generally adopted if neliaiaing the renran trip during wheat carting for the getting iin of manure. Important Land Sale. lesm. H. A. .Wood and Co. have ald, on account of Mr. F. Woolf, al wel-know Wood Wood property, atout 1440 acres, to Mr. E. MarsltU l. In eof 31allhn, \ea South Wales. at a sausfactor' tiaure. Burra Buraa Country. A great nutb er of laud seckers have psed through Piangil durnag thu last ercnightt int anect thei ncw Baurrca tottr Jud inng by the applications hr frm a tt he local pest othice, a ar'e num...
COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS SWAN HILL. THURSDAY, 2ND APRIL, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
COjRT OF PETTY SESSIONS SWAN HILL. TacItDr, 2SD AIuIL, 1914. (Dforo Mr. P. Bartold, P.M\I.) . Undefended Cases. Sndre~r S. Muir and Co. v. AdelO An W ish: claji, £25 10t. Mr. Twn or plaintills. Order for amount, gid £2 1ts Gd eotts. F HeffetSc~1 v. Farquliar MV'IRo: F 1i. ies l6 1d. Mr. E. E. Davies cltiW £2 for plaintiff. - Order for 0, and £1 18s Gd costs. Motor Car GCases. cnior- constable Foers proceeded ainst Chas. F. Hunt, on .a charge 4rjving a motor car without a 0 and with having an unregis Lense. >r. Town appeared for car. ho pleadedl guilty to both MIr. Town said that his clihet dpd taen steps to rerister the car, 3ns also to obtain a license. He thought SPrsecution might see its way to thbdraw. The defendant had met the wn in every way. For not being licensQd himslaf, the defendant was finel 5t. On the other charge a fine of £1 was inflicted. Constablo TaylOr proceeded against indrew 3WLean for driving a motor car ;vithout a tail light. Fined 10s. £tratable Hellings p...
The Explanation. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
The Explanation. "Fares, please," the collector said, and the woman handed him one ticket. "Boy will have to pay,- too, madam," said the- collector. "Oh," but he's only three years old," she replied. "Looks mighty old to be only three years old," snapped the collector. "Yes, he does; but, you see, he had been doing a lot of worrying," she al swered. "Caseell's Magazine of Fiction" and general literature for March Is an ex cellent number. The names of the au thors will ensure it a hearty welcome, for this month H. G. Wells contributes and article, and Olive Wadsley, Wal ter Wood, Captain Shaw, Andrew Sautar, and a host of other -writers send stories. Humor, illustrations, feminine pages, and a long complete novel add further attractions.
THE FISHERMAN AT HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
THE FISHERMAN AT HOME. Dear father took a fishing trip. He has rheumatic pains And various symptoms of the grip. He never once complains. For life at present seems to hold . All joy that he could wish. He nearly caught a fish. He doesn't mind a little cold. He tells about it while we stand And stare with wondering eyes. It nearly chewed off father's hand, So fearful was its size. It winked at him and tried to sing, And waved a 11n in play. It did a hompipe and a fling And then it swam away. In museums I have stood around And viewed the monsters o'er, Which in the nges past were found Disporting near the shore. These curious creatures are for me With scant importance fraught; But, oh, the fish I long to see That father nearly caught!
A SIMPLE CURE FOR INDIGESTION. How a Reader Obtained Wonderful and Immediate Relief from an Ordinary Antacid. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
A SIMPLE CURE FOR IK* DICESTION. 11ow a Reader Obtained Wonderful and Immediate Relief from an Ordinary Antacid. Sufferers from indigestion will be interested in a letter written by. Mr. [l. Cudderford, 60, George-street, Eus to01 Road, London, who, having suffered terribly from stomach trouble, quickly, cured himmself by a simple reme, Mr. Cudderford writes:- . . . I haive sufferca with indigestion and ctIjnsipa lion for over .five, years, and it has been- getting wvorseo.very. year. F'or this last tselhe months I have suffered dreadful.pain. I hayo beei . attending a doctor for three years, but L.goteno better. I have also been attending Middlesex 11oflotal; still. gfot no bet ter.1 Poou I. dare znot: totch; I began to:get properly-run down; I could not continue my -work;l I tried remedies of eveiy kind,.but of hiouse; in fact, -I often wished myself dead. I was look ini; at aspaper one day, and I saw. bisurated magnesia recommcnded for indigestioii and stomach troubles, so I thou...
Swan Hill Guardian PUBLISHED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1914. SWAN HILL FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
PUeaLasD- MO0NDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1914. SWAN HILL FIRE BRIGADE. Perhaps it is not as generally known as 'it should be that Swan Hill pos sesses a fire brigade which for eflici ency and. ability may be classed as second to- no country brigade in the State. It may be thought that that irs a rather sweeping assertion to inake, but the brigade's performances at the recent Bendigo demonstratiori justify its claim to be ranked in the highest class, and particularly so when all the ccrcumstances surrounding the position ore known. De spite the fact that th& brigade was up against the reme de la creme of practically the whole of Vic toria,- it more than held its own, and the triophies it brokight back are ample evidence of the fact. It was in the field against the pickeUmiien of about one hundred and fifty brigades, but nevertheless it finished up with a record of which it -and Swan Hill should be justly proud. Its record, too, is all the-more praiseworthy ...
PORTRAIT OF A GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
PORTRAIT OF A GIRL. About whose proud and famous name, this day, Are you adream? Your silken lashes seem Heavy with secrets your red; lips would say: Around your placid brow what rever les play - Their Merlin tune, In this light-hearted noon Of girlhood, with its green and golden May? Within your gentle, rosy-finger hands Where lilies sleep, Great destinies you keep- Thrice happy he who kneels to your commands! From that gold disarray, your crown, what strands Shall gleam anew Some distant day, when you Wrap round a smaller head these fillet bands! What though the stealthy years en croach, you'll wait With your slow smile, A brief, imperious whlle, Dreamink white dreams till Love smiles from the gate Then, in the darkling years, may kindly Fate* This solace lend My dim eyes, and forfend That gracious, gradual end to youth's estate W. G. Tlnckom-Fernandez in Febru ary "Smart Set."
THE VALUE OF PHOSPHATES. ADVANTAGES SUMMARISED. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
'THE VALUE OF PHOS PHATES. ADVANTAGES- SUMMARISED. Practical experience and numerous ex periments have:(says the "Journal of Agriculture") clearly demonstrated the benefit resulting from -the iuse of phoa phates on Australian soils Among the maxiy adantages accrumigi from their use uiay be mentioned- 1. They supply.an essential mineral plant food which is most likely to 1ie lacking iu ordinary soils. Any soil deficiency in this ingredient leads to starved crops and starved crass, and the stockgrazinm on phosphate starred grass cannot remain profitable to their owners. 3. The sbluble phosphates have a most stimulating iniluence on the development of the ybung root system. This is apparent from the remarkable start given to young wheat crops when.superphos phate is drilled in with the.seed. This early start does much to secure the wheat plant against drought. 3. The feeding value of pastures manur ed with phosphates is greatly. increased. A striking illustiation of thie may now be see...
GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. New Telephone Station. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. New Telephone Station. A telephone station, known as Tyn tynder, hars been opened at M1r. Hollk way's for the recipt and despatch of telephone messages and teleg-ramns. Aneounts Awaiting Payment. Accounts are jlying at the local receipt and pay oflie nawaiting pay ment to the following persons:-A\. W. Gillard, W. J. Sandow, James Cleary, 1alker and Real, R. 31. Drummond. Staley and Connell, F. I. Legge, Thos. XXilkins, Philip Steri' and F. J. COn Peraonal. MLr. H. W. P. Brothcrton, oC the Swan :ill post office, has bcn apl' JointefI post master at St. Arnaud. %lr. S. P. Cloments, rabbit inflspctor or the Lake LBoga district., has been ransforred to Seymour. His place at ;ako Boga will be taken by Mr. Bald 'in.--Mr. R. Mills, head toacher at he Rochester State school;and formerly if Swan Hill, has retired from th'e topartment on a superannuation al oranco.-During the illness of Mir. A. i. Stowart, Presbyterian missioner at ryali, t'hd services will be conducted by...
ABOUT CLEVER KIDS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
ABOUT CLEVER KIDS. By One Who Has Suffered. ] I was sitting in the Green Park pondering the address I was to give to the Try Excelsior Class for Boys Only that evening. I had nearly hit on a novel epithet when the child arrived. It had escaped from a nursemaid, who was absorbed in reading "The Marchioness of the Mill" on an ad joining seat. The infant squatted at my feet, remarked confidentially, "Nice mud, daddy," and proceeded to investigate the mud. I ignored its claims to be my offspring, and pro ceeded with the construction of my oration. Then the genial gentleman arrived and seated himself beside me. "'Delightful child," he said. I grunted. "Easy to see who's his father," he proceeded, glancing from me to the child. I started. Was this infant to be forced upon me? Talk about forcible feeding what of forcible fatherhood! "Unmistakable," said the genial gentleman. "I suppose he says a great many sharp things." "There I differ. So far this after noon he has said nothing but 'Nice...
A DYSPEPTIC'S LIFE SAVED Severe Pain and Sickness for many years Cured by a Simple Antacid Neighbors said he was a Dying Man. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
P1 DYSPEPTIC'S LIFE SAVED levere Pain and Stokness fOP many years Cuved by a Bimple'Antaold Nelghbors.saidtheIwas a.Dyling Man. Chronie indigestion anctsickndssatter rood and severe pains were all quick.j cured "by a very' simple reniedy iin the case of Mr. R'. Savigan, 11, Clouciester-street, -Barnardtoni Newy port, 'Mon. T.Ina letter 'refdrring to her hiisband ilness; Mrs. . Savigan writes:--"He did not knot v o hat: it was to oat a meal. without it eoming back,'' whicli appears to have been his condition for a considerable time, until his wife, Lwhile reading a ladies' paper, :saw n ordinary bisurated mag nesia recommended for indigestion, and ottained a small `qantity so that her husbanid might: try it. A fek' doses gave Mr. Savigan great reliaf, and tLfore he had finished thu first supply the trouble tas practidally cured. To use Mhit Sa'igau's own wdrds: "He carn eat his food and is looking splen did, and can-doi his work iiinfact, all the people alut~here lok at him, for they...
He Was Ready. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
He Was Ready. There was recently hailed into court a little Irishman to whom the thing was a new experience. He was, how ever, unabashed, and wore the -air of a man determined not to get the worst of it. "Prisoner at the bar," called out the clerk, "do you wish to challenge any of the jury?" Whereupon the Celt looked the men in the box over very carefully, and with a skilled eye. "Well, I tell ye," he finally replied, "O'im not exactly in trainin', but O0 could pull off a round or two with that fat old boy in th' corner."
AUCTION SALES. Edward Trenchard and co [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
AUOTION BALES. Edwaid Trenehard and Co, Thursday, 16th April-Swan Hill fort. nightly stock sale. On a date to be fixed-Sale of 25 town ship allotments adjoining Nyah railway station. John rary and Co. Saturday, 4th April -On account of bfr. S. Traaglia, on the .premises, hugh nsh sale of fancy goods', confectionery, Saturday, 11th April- At the shire aall, subdivisional sale of 513 township 'Ilotrnents at. the Nyah railway station. Thursday, 15th11 April-In the insolb-nt state of Max Stelter, at the WYhite Swan lotel, Swau Hill, sale of 4& acres in the ,arish of Tyritynder West. Andr'ow S. MuPr and Co. Wednesday, t2nud April-un secount of lIessrs. Turier, Curmour and Stone, t Tresco, Mystic' Park, clearing sale of airy herd, &c. D, J. Connoll and Co. Saturday, l11li April- Auction sale t the tuart of poultry, fruit, furniture, Wednesday, 8th April-Monthly pig ale. Thonmas aIoraro and Co. Tucsday. 7tlh April - Fortnightly tock sale at Ultimna.
Gone Again. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
Gone Again. At a certain public school it was the custom for the teachers to write on the blackboard any instruction they desired the caretaker to receive. One evening, while cleaning a room, the caretaker saw written: "Find the greatest common denomi nator." "Hullo!" she exclaimed. "Is that darned thing lost again." The April number of "The Story teller" Magazine is just in. The read er of this fine monthly gets splendid reading. The authors' names are a guarantee of great excellence. Jus -tus Miles Forman, Mrs. Baillie Rey nolds, Warwick Deeping, I. A. R. Wy lie, Captain Shaw, J. O. Curwood write in this number. These authors could not write poorly if they tried, and it seems as though they are at their best in this number. Besides the above writers H. de Vire Stac poole, author of "The Blue Lagoon,' writes a long complete novel entitled "The Presentation." With all thesE attractions, it is no wonder that thE "Storyteller" is so great a favoritE with magizine readers.
FOOTBALL. Tyntynder West Club. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
FOOTBALL. Tyntyndoe 1aVst Club. A leeting wva. hell in.the Ti ntruder I tst State school en aturi:d, o·'evn utg last., when a new footbii club vas foried under the tenne of the [vntvnder Wte t Football Club. The QIIOvm oPficgier wr'e e c1eCl':--FPesi featvic e-prcsidentaai de-'ss-. F. 1'. 'e an Whit Lonorarl \ crVctaL and nied iure, Mri M SPLennau; conunmitee. 'P.1ess I . ,atton, JI. Donld, C. Hun od lunerifodt , I. Norton, HI. Sawley un I l *mith. Thh ll ubscrIIt n ascf lV e 1 1 a half-cownn. - Tho cliu colion hlatn were naroon and ron' ciu c. or a playing hield ttlo ceninite hap 3 ECcuro a piece of 11th Cro'wn 0 1 lPn Ipposiie Hungerford's, hetween thltc I un '1 inaod 'intd the Murri'a. Eleven o hos n pres 1at paid their subscriptions, t was deidnd' to hold a dance in the a nltl haHd on the Sth of Mar. the! twecds to ho in aid of the cluti.
ANIMALS' SPEED. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 2 April 1914
ANIMALS' SPEED. No animal is known to have exceed ed the speed attained by the horse. Instantaneous photographs of one fa mous specimen showed the full length of one complete: stride of about 26ft. In the stride of the fastest racers the hindquarters and limbs are raised con siderably higher than the shoulders, and from this relatively great height brought downward and forward, wide ly separated from each other, to avoid striking, the forelegs. The hare has not in reality the speed of the dog. The dog, on the other hand, does not attain the speed of the horse. The giraffe is said to run at the rate of fif teen yards per second under the most favoraible conditions.