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Swan Hill Guardian PUBLISHED MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS. MONDAY, APRIL 6, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. The Guardian. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 6 April 1914
PUBLISHrD MONDAY AND TtHURSDAY Evenaa.- _ - . MONDAY, APRIL 6, 1914. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. The Guardian. Owing to the Easter holidays the 'Guardia'n" will. not be published on Baeter Monday. Extra Train to Swan: Hll. In connection with the -Easter noli dlava an extra train _ will run to Swan Hlill on Thursday ,night, and will leave Swan Hill on Friday. at 4.35 a.m., con necting .with the 8 a.m. train at Ke rang. .? The. Weather. A good: downpour of rain .is badly needed to.'aid'cultivation, bring up the grass forfLeed; and to replenish tanks. The w:eath ad a threatening aspect last night, _ y.y five points were reoolned. A : c. would do a great amcunt of goo all round. . Infantry Parade. It is,piobable thaLF, Ciompany 67th Infantry Regiment (of which the Swan Hill section forms a part) will paradd at Swan Hill on' 27th inst., and take part in the procession which forms a foature of the hospital fete that day. An application for the parade is being mate, alia if it can be, satisfactori...
NEWS FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 6 April 1914
NEW?: FRO VA'RIOU? SOURCES. "'Schulz, Berlin; hold* till called for," 'ran the address on a vanload of furniture consigned to Basel Sta tin:.' it looked innocenht enough, but the German customs people, weighing the. van and, ts- contents sepaintely, fouid they failed' to tally with the weight given 'n the decla ration.: Closer inspection' disclosed the fact that the Evan had a false roof and sides,' wherein w'ere pack ages of sacciiarine 'weighing in all four tons. A "doctor' and d' iestaiirant keeper who lives below, him iin. the same hoou ' e 't dt" ? 'iiiw "Pera over the odouiis ''which; gill 'thle "doctor's recep tion rooims': iroin tlihe restaurant.:As the law -in Turkey is siro.ind?d :'by delays;".the !'physician :bored -a sjitll hole ain the fidior of ihis' apartmei" ana when the looking, was proceeding dropped a:pinch. or two of the pun gent antiseptic iodoform th~rough into` the` pans and `pots. Needless to add, the customers . of the restaurant left, and 'tiC keeper interd...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 6 April 1914
Swan Hill Timber Yard. (Late DRUMIWIIOND and SNELL). S---0 THE BUSINESS IS NOW BEING OARRIIED ON BY RALPH M. DRUMMOND, SOLE PROPRIETOR, .IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. SR..D. trusts to merit the same patronage as shown to the firm in the past. TIMBER! TIMBER! of all Descriptions Stocked. IRONMONGERY, WIRE NETTING, BARB & PLAIN WIRE' -----0 asufiding aind coxntractingi. Pluirnbing. - GALVANIZED CORRUGATED IRON. - .. u dertaker. FUNERALS CONDUCTED IN ANY PART OF THE DISTRICT. NEW PERFECTION KEROSENE STOVE. I.X.L. COOKING STOVE. ALSTON'S WINDMILLS. Agent for New Zealand Insurance Company, Norwi~ch Union Fire Insurance Co Call and Inspect. -o NOTE THE ADDRESS: M'Crae . Street, . Swan . Hill. ? Ihuelook ad Cailei, OPPOSITE POST OFFICE, PALL MALL, BENDIGO. And at CASTLEMAINE. o- TELEPHONES - BENDIGO-643 and 644. CASTLEMAINE-110. l. Tailors, Mercers, Hatters, and Leading Bootmen. --0- SELF-MEASURlEMENT FORMS AND AN ABUNDANCE OF SAMPLES SENT ON APPLICATION. CARRIAGE PAID on all Parcels -above...
FEDERAL ISSUES. COMMONWEALTH AND STATES CONTRIBUTED. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 6 April 1914
FEDERAL IS UES. COMMONWEALTH AND STATES CONTRIBUTED. The deliberations of the State Ministers gathered at Parliament House'stress the remark made by Sir Arthur Stanley, in openingtheconference, that, whilsttoutter high sounding political generalisations is easy, to deal in statesmanlike way with de tail is difficult. All thoughtful people agree that Australia should be peopled by settlers of the right class, that the State debts might be so handled as to greatly reduce the sum paid in interest, that a uniform gauge would simplify effective defence, that there should be no waste of money through competition between two sets of savings banks, both owne3 by the taxpayer. But the momentanyone of the issues mentioped is tackled in businesslike fashion a number of divergent views are warmly championed. At every turn State Ministers; and Commonwealth Ministers who are in consultation with them, find themselves face to face with the financial issue. Taking the last figures, which the reader...
SWAN HILL DRAMATIC SOCIETY. "WHAT HAPPENED TO JONES?" [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 6 April 1914
o SWAN iHILL DRAMATIC ...SOCIETY. "-"WHAT HAPPENED TO JONES V Tne Swan- Hill Dramatic Society scored another succehs in the production of'the farcical comedy "What happened to Jones" in the shire hall on Thurs day night. There wma a fair house, and the appreciatiozi was heartyv and sin .e cere. Since its last appearance behind the tcdtlights the society has secured 'e a goon sprinklinig of new, talent, which must in time. be a valuable acquisition e to its ranks. Some of the old and popu r, lar meml ers, inoluding Mr G. J. Holmes, i, Mr. H. L. Dwyer, Mrs. Holmes and Mrs. i. Wdiitham, were accorded a very warm y reoepoon when they stepped on to r the stage, which must have'been ,very. gratifying to them.. The comedy, which is ono of the most farcical that has r ever been placed on the boards; em braces three acts, and to say that it lost nothing of its charm. in comi o cality and humor at the hands of the Sperformers is only to acoord praise where praise is due. There is no need to g...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 6 April 1914
.-?T/ANTED a ,Boy, ;apprentice pre ' ferred. -ApplyA. A. Lord; Chenist,t Swan Hail. XTWANTED .100 acres of DISCING Y DONE at Barrott's. Apply. EDwAnD TnRENCaAK D " CO. WXTANTED particulars of WORKING BULLOCKS for Sale. Apply : EDwIRD TRRaCHARD & CO. T LET1 on shares, 630 acres of j Land, known as Barnett's', °itu ated at'Yairaby. Apply D.'J. COnnhell and Co., Swan Hill. .. TO' LET ON SHARES-700 Acres of S SMallee Country,. adjoining Wood Wood station. Apply Edward Trenchard and Co., Swan Hill. OR SALE (for. cash), Malley Roots, Ss. 9 ":.6d.. per load; 'also,, Box. Wood- 129. per : load.. All orders. left at W. Silk's, next Post Offico.-Charles Eade.. : FOR& SALE S '1 1 by 7_5uperi r"Hoe Drill, in good order. Price, £10-cash.; . 12 by 7 Buckeye Disc Drill, in good order. - Price,.-£10 cash. : ""..4: Apply J.-W, HASTINGS, ' c S ' M'Callum-st., Swan Hill. F ai IOUND.--Razors ground and set -e-? di curately, Large assortment of $ Tobaccos and Cigarettes, Try our ei Tonic...
NYAH. Murray River. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 6 April 1914
NYAL l Murray River. 1 The river at the- preesnt time Is - about the lowest on: record. At many places it. is possible, to walk aroass dry tooted. • The. stream passing down 1 below Nyah, between'two portions of a reef, is four feet wide and from one to four. inches deep. The addition of I another pump to the plant here would ie w'seless unless means are taken to conserve the water, as the present pump could, if working full, take the whole of the stream at present reaching it .. Township Allotments. In-:addition to the land being sold shortly for township blocks, the Lands department intends breaking up a por tion of irrigable land held by them, and formerly in the possession of Mr. Woonton. Another block, held priv tely, will also be available at an early date. Ralllway Works. A gang of men is at present employ ed near the proposed stationl doing some. preliminary work-excavating a hill :and forming`an embankment. Other gangs are employed further down. Anniversary SePvices. 'Anniv...
THE MURRAY WATERS. IRRIGATION AND NAVIGATION. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 6 April 1914
THE MURBRAY WATERS. I35IQATION AND NAVIGATION. a motion relating to the Murray. ers which South Australia is to oters at the Premiers' Cbnferetice aP bled on Wednesday by Sir s Buter. IThe prefatory part of ~ocaron sets out that it appears from t2? ?',i dated July, 1913, of the the rpol, Conference of Engineers of olterwSth ales, Victoria and South s .oua, that regulation by storage Ast aters of the Murray River ýd tributaries is essential to fur and deopt ent of irrigation by any Sdo , States, and that existing of the a and further storages which btorag e economiocal to construct it irowuith the regulation of the rivers iou?lS of low discharge, such as in li1o903 (excluding the abnormally SIear 1902), control or conserve lwae or an agTrogate of not more p6er t 1,a00,00 acres. The effect f the diverions for irrigation render ed t?hoble by such storages will be, .uch diveti?ons develop, to reduce as period of navigability, and eventu a?91pctically detroy osavigability, locking be res...
THE SEEDING SEASON. The Sowing. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 6 April 1914
f 'THE SEEDING SEASON. The Bowing. c riting in the "Australasian" th e contrioutor "Hickory" says:- r Cereal-growers in most districts hav received, and others will now, be look ing for, the soaking rains to gorninat the weeds, which, when turned under will improve the condition of the soil as well as provide a clean seed-bed While wheat growers are in no hurr" to sow, -tose who always grow oats tor feeding down with sheep, and for na. or grain, will :be preparing to pu tnem in. Not many'sow, oats on fallov land; but in the writer's experience year in and year out, it pays to do so. That- is to- say, as long as the areas under wheast and oats- maintain their present proportions. Yields of over 50 bushels to the acre can be de pended upon; and with the price any .Iay near 2s per bushel, it is a pay able proposition. With the. prospec tive prices for all stock, there may be shortly sufficient inducement to grow. equal quantities of wheat and of oats; and use a great.part of the latter...
"NEDDY'S FOOTING IT NOW." [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
"NEDDY'S FOOTING IT NOW." '?l i E r ? , -; At a certain raniway station in the North of Ireland a farmer was wait ing for the train with a donkey he had purchased. On the arrival of the train at the station the farmer asked the guard where he would put the donkey. The guard, who was in a hurry, replied, "Put it behind," meaning to put it into a horse van. Pat tied the donkey to a buffer and then got intc the carriage himself. As the train was flying. along at express speed Pat, turning to a com panion, said, "By gosh, boy, Neddy'E footing it now!" The average individual who sell. tickets in a railway station acts like a nihilist; but down in his heart he feels himself nothing less than czar.
Ended Happily. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
Ended Happily. As the farmer's wife laid down the magazine that she had been reading and soulfully sighed, her husband glanced up from his newspaper. "What's the matter, Maria?" asked the old man. "Have ye finished that story?" "Yes, Henry," answered 'Maria, "just this very minute." "I s'pose," said Henry, resuming his paper, "that it ended happy?" "Yes," answered nlaria. "The beau tiful heroine got over a long spell of sickness, an', what's more, the story gives the name an' the price of the medicine what cured her." Men always think a woman inter esting when they hear she is pretty, but they don't' think a woman is pret ty because they are told she is in teresting.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
STATE SAVINGS BANK OF VICTORIA grants LOANS ON EASY TERMS, up to three fifths of valuation. ON BROAD ACRES .. ........ .... .. .... £2000 to £25000 ON TOWN PROPERTIES ................ £500 to £25000 for a term of 3 or 5 years with option of paying off a portion on any pay day. Interest 5 per cent. CREDIT FONCIER LOANS up to two "thirds of valuation. ON FARMS ............ ............... £50 to £2000. Repayable by Instalments spread over 30 years, with interest at 5 per cent. Security may be either Freehold, or Crown Leasehold that could be made Freehold at any time on payment of the balance of Crown Rents. Loans may be granted for the purpose of purchasing the land taken as security, or paying off existing liabilities thereon, paying .Crown Rents, improving, developing, or carrying on the farm, purchasing stock, machinery, etc. ON COTTAGES; VILLAS and SHOPS .. ..... £50 to £1000. Repayable by Instalments spread over 19? years, with -Interest at 5 per cent. No Charge for Mortgage Dee...
A NEW CHUM IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
A NEW CHUM IN AUSTRALIA. Mr. Morley Roberts, the well-known author, has been detailing in the cur rent number of the "Strand Maga zine" some reminiscences of his life in Australia and America. As a lad of nineteen he quarrelled wit. his father and took a steerage passage to Aus tralia in an old iron ship called the Hyderabad. The sea had always ap pealed to him, and instead of idling his time away he spent the long months consumed in *the voyage in working as if he were one of the crew. The officers were white, but the crew were Hindus, Malays and See dee boys, and during the voyage not only did he acquire a knowledge of seamanship which stood him in good stead later in his strange chequered career; but he also obtained a working knowledge of the lingua franca of the Eastern seas. As a record of strenu ous endeavor, the distinguished au thor's simple narrative takes a front rank even in this country of work and thoroughness. Mr. Roberts says: It is perhaps hard for a writer to imagi...
SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
SUCCESS. Success shall come to him who waits;' But not to him of folded hands To him who hocpes, but hesitates, And simply by the roadside stands. Success is won by effort strong, By unremitting, earnest stress. The way it travels seems o'er-long? To haste its course, go, meet Suc cess! Why waste the time to drift and swing And watch the careless billows roll, Relying that some chance will bring You somehow some day to your goal? Far abetter that, sails spread the while To catch the faintest favoring breeze, You man the sweeps, and mile by mile You still advance across the seas. Go, meet Success! For not enough That you should patience have alone. Up signal! On! Though fields be rough, 'Tis those shall reap who first have sown. Each day some little progress make; Lean not on trustful idleness, Another route. So meet Success! Lest, ere It reaches you, it take A morning ,paper alludes to "Heard in"g that Slzriek." They mustLbe of tºe "~'ell-aih'" .ygiety. -
A PARABLE OF MODERN BABYLON. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
-A PARABLE :OF ..MODERNI - BABYLON.- . There: was a boy, and. his father said :unto him, "My son, work to-. day, for the time cometh when you ,nfust. leave school." And he said, "Yea, father I will study this even ing."- Buit a chum came round, and in the heat of "knuckle-up" the les sons were.forgotten. So on the mor row he broke downs in translation, and was soundly swished; and more over, at the year"s end he got no rrize. Years passed, and a great man said to him, "Young man, come round to my office in the morning and I will make you my hireling, and you shall amass much wealth." But on the morrow the youth said, "I will go after lunch, for my stomach crieth out for food." And so he dal lied with the flesh-pots till 1.30. And when he showed himself at the office, behold the vacancy was filled by a Scot, who pandered not to his stom ach-yea, even one who bore on his 'scutcheon, "Do it now." Then in the fulness of time the young man loved a maid, and he said: "Behold, she is very ...
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER XXVI. "Rex v. James Gilbert. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
STe Great Montamior Case. By ALICE M. DIEHL, Authoress of "The. Knave of Hearte," . '* 7-';"' -':.:'CHAPTER XXVL--.- . '- R-:' : ' "Rex v. James Gilbert. Before manyl hours were over the ; '-Press. blazed with paragraphs relating to tlhe arrest of Robert, Lord Monta mor, on a charge of murder. Sensa tional .'headings met the public eye from the boards which set forth the contents of the many newspapers. "The claimant arrested on a charge . of murder," - ran one. "Tragic de velopment of the Montamor Case," was the h6ading of another. "The Montamor arrest for a crime,',' was S. the dark hint of an evening paper. Robert,- standing white, motionless, while the. cab was, being fetched to convey him to Bow-street, thought with, a shuddering horror of Netta and - his' mother. He must send .a tele ... gram. In his first interview with his solicitor he would give [no account of the substance of his defence until a telegram had. been despatched. "I am detained for a time on an absurd charge, ...
MAN, THE MONSTER: HIS DEEDS AND MISDEEDS. A Speech by a Famous Suffragette. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
MAN, THE MONSTER: HIS DEEDS I AND MISDEEDS. A Speech by a Fanous Suffragette. The history of the past and present, my sisters, is colored crimson with the deeds. and misdeeds of Man, the Monster. He stays out late and comes home early. He breaks open the children's money-boxes and buys Wild Voodbines with their dear littld far things. In the olden days he would neglect his wife while he went to the tourney; now he neglects her while he goes to the Old Bull and Pear Tree. In those same olden days he would make of her a beast of burden, now he burdens her with beasts-what with his ferrets, his dogs, his pigeons, and his gramophones! in fact, blood is on his hands; his feet are on the crooked path; his eyes are alwas picking out winners that have a pain in their legs and his mouth is always occupied with a quart pot or someone else's half-pint glass. He is a wretch, a brute, a prevarica tor, and perfect wash-out. All the crimes in the calendar can be laid to his charge. We have Nero--h...