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HABIT OF EFFICIENCY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
HABIT OF EFFICIENCY. • (By "Win. 0. Red field, Secretary of Hwnmorco). 'First of all,- efficiency is not strerm-. ©us. The man who hustles luay, or may not, be efficient; probably ho is not. Hustling is not a normal element in effioiency, nor is strenuous work apt to be efficient because it is strenuous. You work at the lathe with the cast ing you are finishing ten feet away This 1 means strenuous, but not efficient labor. To work at tlie same la the with i I&lt;• Outings piled so near you can get thciii without moviVlg from your place. i> zees strenuous, Lul far more e'liciei.. labor. "Wo are familiar with the laci Stat an overloaded machine leads a Strenuous life. None of us will, if we understand mechanics, say that it is •Ji effioient life. This is true of men as well as of machines; true of us a: jnrell as our employes. AVe must- gin rid of the idea that strenuous and eili ciency aro oitheir similar or the same Driving is one thing; elliciency is some thing else. Eff...
GOROKE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
Gorokk Races. The annual meeting of the Goroke j Racing Club was held on Tuesday, in warm weather. Trial Stakes: W, J. Gregory's X.L.C.R., 7.6,1 ; P. J. Lavery's Mini may, 8.9. 2; J. P. Smith's Preface 9.3, 3. Galloway Handicap : Mimimay 1, Bluey Grey 2, Kitty 2. Only starters. Goroke Handicap ; S. Con's Lq3SO, 8.3, 1 ; J. Dickinson's iaapeefc, 2 ; A. McDonald's Arkona, 3. Mona also started. Handicap trot: Topsy 70 yards behind 1 ; Trickery, 200 yards behind 2 ; Ruby. 100 yards in front 3. Doc tor and Kooyoagalso started. Hurdle Race. R. Edgar's Sousa, walk over, 1 Flying Handicap : R. Cross* Lord ! Binnia, 7 12 1; S. Oon's Lesso 8.2, 2 ; H. Haines' Harmony, 8.1, 3, Arkona and Poogenygorrick were tho only other atarters. Forced Handicap; Harmony 8.0. 1 ; Minimay, 8.7. 2 ; X.L.C.R, 8,10 3. Preface, Sousa, Poogenygorrock also °tarted. Hack Race : Gymbowen 1, Lady Merdick 2, Lemon Spring 3. .Out cast and Brown Hawk also start ed. At the Warracknabeal rscccouvso on Thursday the well-kno...
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER. THE SUNDAY BOATS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
OUR MELBOURNE LETTER !0' (From our own Correspondent). THE SUNDAY BOATS. R. L. Stevenson, ia one of hie charming books gives a graphic de scription of the Sunday marine pic nics, his heroes ran in San Francisco under the title of Hebdcmadary ex cursions, but better known topojmlar fame as the Dromedaries. Those Catifornian trips had, as their dis tinguishing features, abundance of noise supplied by blaring brass bands, and unlimited consumption both ashore and afloat of choice edibles and potables. The San Francisco trips seem to have'been run on a scale of magnificence not known to us, and yet wo have for years had in. our midst as a permanent feature down the bay picnics quite equal to any thing the novelist describes as ex isting in the Oaliforniau city. Not only at this season of the year hava we the trade picnics which are ex ceedingly numerous, but there are in addition the daily boat trips to Gee long, and the Heads, which are nothing but cheap picnics, of which the citizens ...
SPORTING. THE TURF. WARRACKNABEAL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
SPORTING THE TURF. . Warracknabeal Races. The firat day's racing of the War racknabeal Turf Club was held on Wednesday, the weather being very hot. The attendance was large, the gate takings being JE85. In thu Hurdle Bace Neil Geddes, which wan favorite, won easily, but failed to draw the weight, and the race was awarded to Duke, who started at a good price. Timid Bell, Ballapur, and Misprise fell. Miller, on the latter, broke his collar bone. Results: First Hurdle Race: J. Newton'e Duke, 1; G. Pope's Ballapur, 2. Maiden Plate: T. McPhie's Van Error, 1; J. Byrne's Weerona, 2; Brittanica, 3. Warracknabeal Cup, 1]4 milos : W. Degan's Golden PrincesB, 8st lib, 1; D. McRae's Yatla, 7st 51b, 2 ; J. Wil liams' Ecuador, 6st lllb, 3. Betting: Evens Golden Princess and Yatla, 4 to 1 others. Florrie Park and Miss Merriang also started. Won by a length. Trot: L. McKae's Prinz, 45 yds bhd, 1; Glenistor's Lady Edith. 310 yds bhd, 2; Williams' Kyrie, 820 yds bhd, 3. Pony Race: J. Bon I ton's Magg...
MR COOK CALLS TO ARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
MR COOK CALLS TO ARMS. " To stand idly by and have one's measures mutilated, the finances of one's country dislocated, for tbe mere pleasure of the retention ofofljce, is a courBe which does not appeal to this Government. We have to see the thing through, and the taxpayers must make up their minds to return one party or the other in sufficient strength to govern the country." This is the Liberal leader's call to arms. It should resound throughout tbe country. Other leading Liberals have talked about a double dissolu tion and an appeal to the people; but Mr Cook's silence was discreet and complete until he announced in the above sentences his party's decision to send the Parliament to the ceun try. There can now be no retracing of steps; the die is cast, and the Liberal Party is pledged to make the utmost endeavor to secure an im mediate ending of the Federal politi cal deadlock by an election. A double dissolution is Mr Cook's goal, and he sees? his way to reach it; but phould the d...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
TENNIS. Last week a team from Lilli mur visited Bordertown and played a match with the local club. The match was won by Border town by two games. The fol lowing are the scores Paull and Coats (B) v Couts and McCraclcen (L) 2—0 and 6—5 ; Bickle nnd Mayer (B) v Stevenson and Campbell (L), 6—2 and 6—2; Patterson and Young (B) v Hill and Rallston (L), 3—6 and 4—6 ; Paull and Coats (B) v Steven son and Campbell (L), 6—4 and 6—0 ; Bickle and Mayer (B) v Coutts and McOracken (L), 2—6 and 3—1. Bov dertown—5 sets to 45 games; Lilli raur—5 sets to 43 games.
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
ATHLETICS. The annual meeting of the LawJoit Athletic Club was held on Saturday evenirg last, when President J Pressey presided over a fair attendance, Mr Pressey was again elected to the position of president, and Mr F. Muller secretary. It was decided to , hold the sports on Easter Monday, 13th j April. The programme of events will appear in our next issue. I
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
CRICKET. . On Wednesday (to-morrow)', the Nhill cricketers will visit Bordertown, ftnd play a match with the local team, which will bo chosen from the fol lowing Messrs Ryan, Hay, Naish, Drew, Williams, Bice, jrankey, Graves, Fair weather, Robots, Cleprgett and Francis. Nhill'a eleven will bo selected from Goldsworthy, Dean?, Young, Douglas, Kozminsky, Collins, Hudspeth, Marshall, Henstridse, Cooper, Stevens, Spiers, Corke, Pyvis, and Dayey.
GLENLEE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
GLENLEE From Our Own Correspondent. The annual harvest thanksgivinB services in connection with 8t Paul'8 Lutheran Church, Ni Ni, took plac® on Sunday morning, the 15th inBt.. when there was a good attendance of worshippers. The Rev. F. Bay occupied the pulpit, and delivered an impressive sermon, basing hi8 re marks on St. Luke xii., 12 to 21, He strongly urged his hearers not to allow their time, talents, otc., to be taken up too much with the things of this world and earthly possessions, as otherwise they would be running a grave risk of neglecting their spiri tual welfare. After the sermon a collection was taken up in aid of the Nhill Hospital. Miss 13. Rohde as usual presided at the organ. The Methodists of Tullyvea cele brated their annual harvest festival at the State School on the 15th inst., when the Rev. J. Mcllroy. of Rain bow, officiated. Despite the heat of the day, the building was crowded. A special appeal was made on behalf of the circuit funds with the result that no...
YANIPY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
(From our own Correspondent). A meeting to consider the advisa bility of erecting a telephone line from Miram to Yanipy was held at Miram last Thursday, the 19th inst. The following intending subscribers were ' present:—Messrs G. Hicks. W. Hicks, O. Haines, 0. Wheaton, F. Moar, J. Coutts, G. Coutts, Arthur, Webb, F. Saltniarsh, and S. J. Moar. It was decided to orect a line from Yanipy to Miram and Lawloit, and other details were arranged. The course chosen for the line was that it should commence at Miran post office, pro ceed to Mr G\ Hicks', then to Mr 0. Haines', thence due south to Mr F. Moar's; branches to connect all present and Mr J. L. Webb's. Tenders for contract are to be called, return able on March 2nd. Materials to be ready, and construction immediately proceeded with. The following office bearers were elected ;—President, Mr S. J. Moar; secretary and treasurer, Mr C. Wheaton. The Yanipy .school committee held a meeting on Wednesday, 18th inst., when it was decided to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
Wanted General. WANTED a Competent General. Apply MRS WEST, 'Phone No 5, Kaniva. Electric Train B>rlvers Wanted PERMANENT POSITION. Opening for smart youncc me". Write for particulars (with stamp for reply). H. W. CHANGING. Instructor, 311 Lydiard St., Ballarat. Jiliili A. and P. Society. A SPECIAL MEETING of the above Society will be held at Kozminsky's Hotel on Saturday next, 28th February. 1914, at 2.30 p m. Business :—To appoint delegates to the Murtoa Conference to fix dates of Wimmera shows ; also to deal %vith Mr .T. W. Trumble's letter re Grass Lands Competition. A. MCINTOSH, President. C. H. TOWNS, Secretary. Tenders l'or Construction of , Telephone TENDERS arc invited for construc tion of Miram-Yanipy telephone lino, at pricc per long pole and per iron standard; long wooden poles (23ft 6in) to be 3ffc 6in in grounl and 9ft iron standards 1ft in ground and bolted to fencing posts (24 posts or standards to the mile.) No. 10 wire for line. All material to bo placed ou line...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
COMMERCIAL On Wednesday morning, 18th Feb ruary, Messrs DeQaris, Sons, & Co., Ltd., S.A., held a sale of land and township property in the district at their mart. There was a good attend ance, and.bidding was fair. Only ono lot was disposed of under the hammer, the others being passed in. Particulars of the lots were:—On account of Messrs Mason Bros., 800 acres of freehold; passed in at 23s per acre; now under oiler. On account Mr E. P. Hodg«: 1000 acres held under new right-of purcbase lease; passed iu at £500; now under offer to an Adelaide buyer. On account of Mr W. Dffield: Bight of purchase lease, 19,009 acres known as Oadgeo, carries 2000 shoep, well fenced and watered; sold to E. E Fisher for £610. On account of Mr J Livingston, near Moy Hall, 84 aad 242 acres of freehold ; passed at £3 2s 6d per acre; business now pending. 319 acres of Crown lease right-of-purchase, Hundred of Robertson, on Penola road; passed in at £170; now under offer to an Adelaide buyer. On acco...
PUBLIC WEIGHBRIDGE WANTED. To the Editor "Nhill Free Press." [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
PUBLIC WEIGHBRIDGE WANTED. To the Editor " Nhill Free Press." Sip.,—In many respects towns of far importance than Nhill are better equipped to expeditiously deal wit a (he hundreds of loads of wheat llr-it come into our town by their posF-'ssing public weighbridges. Why Nhill, which boasts of such up-to datf .('"js, is behind in this respect it is difficult to realiz". In many instances farmers with teams of restive horses are unnecessarily delayed while every bag of wheat is weighed on small scales, which appears to me an antiquated style. If ;■ public weighbridge was erected this fld.ty would terminate and the wheat .vould be stacked in half the time. Here is a chance for one of our ".•Hii'iist fathers'' at the council table to wax eloquent and vociferate the needs of a weighbridge in Nhill to hi? c»l'e*i;ue.s, and make a name for himsi If ,-ifter t lie mnnner of Cr Clark on the drainage question. FEDERATION. Tar ran Kin (lie, 20/2/14.
W[?]NIAM. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
WHIAM. From our own Correspondent. It Is late to sppak of harvest opera tions, but there is still a little cart ing being done. With moat farmers the harvest has been a long one, as there has been a lot of stuff to handle. A croat d&lt;j;il of hay was sold to the Nhill chaff merchante, and fc'iis hay had to stay in the paddocks till 'he wheat carting wan done. The wr-atker has been favorable and the hay has not suffered in any way. A number of farmers cut a portion of their crops for threshing, and this work will now engage attention. There is a general feeling of satis faction throughout the whole dia triofc, ae the harvest hap, in almost every cas^, been a good one. A meeting of the Cemetery Trust took place' on the 14th inst. The secretary, Mr A. Pilgrim, presented a statement of accounts showing a credit balance of .£L 10s lOd. He referred to certain work which re quired to be done in the cemetery. Two new gates were needed at the entrance, and a cross path was badly wan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
Employers of domestic servants and ether workers will be compelled, under tho new workers' compensa tion law, to "take out insurance poli cies, indemnifying them in respect to their full liability to pay damages un der the act. In his annual report to the Dim boola Shire Council, Dr Ingham con cludes by saying that Dimboola con tinues to hold, and with every judi cation, the title of being the healthiest town in the Wimmera. Recently Mr Timothy, thistle in spector Shire of Tunganaah, discover ed a new thistle, which he promptly forwarded to the proper authorities, The department forwarded the fol lowing description :—"The specimen of thistle is a sample of spear thistle unfortuuately introduced from Europe and Western Asia. As a noxious weed it has been proclaimed for the whole of Victoria. The specimen received is of additional interest on account of its exhibiting the curious malformation known as "fascination in a marked degree.'' The thistle referred to is similar in appearance ...
THE BIRD MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
THE BIRD MAN. Mr Hawker and bis biplano have given Melbourne a new sensation. It is true we have had flying men be fore, but, like Labor leaders who do not work their special cachet, seemed to be their inability to fly. In Syd ney they have been more fortunate, but in Melbourne until the advent of Mr Hawker, we had only two flying men. One Hammond certainly was able to fly since he negotiated several flights about the city and Geelong. He, however, required an enormous area of flat country for rising and landing purposes, and on the whole his feats did not stir the imagination of the public. The other bird man who essayed a flight from the Mel bourne Cricket ground, where he had an enormous attendance, was tho most unqualified failure as an aviator the world has known since Icars. His machine was unable to rise high er than the top of the cricket ground fence, over which the daring bird man hung and tumbled in the most undignified fashion, amid jeers and laughter, that pierced his G...
FATAL BUGGY ACCiDENT AT KINIMAKATKA MR FRANZ MULLER KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
FATAL BUGGY ACCIDENT AT KINlMAKATKA MR FRANZ MULLER KILLED. A.t 6 p.m. on Thursday Mr Theo. Deckert, of Kinimakatka, brought into Nhill news that Mr Franz Muller, an old and much respected resident of the district, had met with a terrible accident, and was in a dying condi tion. When Mr Muller visited Nhill on previous occasions he was generally accompanied by one of the family, but on Thursday he drove into the town alone with his buggy and pair of horses, and after attending to several business matters called at Mr J. Nelly's blacksmith shop on the way home, and was then in the best of spirits—this was about 4 p.m. As far as it is possible to as certain all went well until he was almost, at the gate leading into the farm, when it is surmised that the horses, from some unaccountable rea son, took fright and bolted in a westerly direction on the east and west road which leads from the farm to the Kinimakatka school. At 5 p.m. Mr Gustave Theo Deckert, whose residence faces the road, ...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 24 February 1914
PERSONAL :o:—■ Leo Day, son of Mr and Mrs G. D. Day, of Lorquon, has been successful in passing the Commonwealth Public Service examination, being the fourth highest of over 170 candidates. At the recent University Junior Public examination he also passed in seven subjects, gaining distinction in two subjects. It is now only necessary for him to pass in one subject to gain matriculation. He is only 15½ years of age. When this lad was 11½ years old he secured the Trinity College, London, certificate for Theory of Music. The marriage will be celebrated on the 11th March at the Rock Methodist Church, of Mr Albert Condon, son of Mr and Mrs John Condon, of Pretty Valley, the Rock, N.S W., and Olive, daughter of Mr and Mrs Thos. H, Lang, of "Wyadra" Urenquinty. N.S.W. and late of Netherby. Mr Geo. Lannin Junr.. of the Lilymur Estate, Lillimur, has installed the tele- phone at his private residence, and is con- nected with the Lillimur exchange. The services at. St George's Church of Engla...