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Mallan Service. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
- Maalln 8opvlo,. 57-ŽialIan.--R. Jaffrey and :Bros., S. and WV. Connor, Thos. Connor, A.A A and P:' R. Fran~tZ;"T. 'GC..'ID,\;iidi,'lH S. JoouA, F. Ja.-er, E. 'an A. AidrshaIJ, Maddy Bros., J. and L. M. M'Kenzieand ). tlrquhart.: *
A Part of the Winter. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
A Part of the Winter, A Chicago mining-engineer tells of a law suit .tried in that city, w~herein ,one of the witnesses was an old pro spector from a- mining settleinent in the North-West, a settlement situated about twelve thousand feet above the sea level, where the snow drifts and packs and remain all the year round. "Hol' long have you lived in Mar shall?" asked the lawyer;, conducting the examination of the old prospec tor. "The best part of one winter." "That's very indefinite," said the lawyer. "What do you mean by the" best part of one winter?" "Well," said the witness, after due deliberation and reflection, "I've been up there about eleven months'."
MILK TESTING. ITS VALUE. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
MILKI1ESTIl i. ITS- VALUD.= -i It is becomingiexer: more apparent that the dairyman.Who :does not ::fol low scientific,:methods will,- within-:a few years, be driven out. of the -busi ness. The hard-working -milk. pro diicer should hav no i cow on his farm of whose ;iapabllitie;he .:-can..ouly hazara a guess. IIn other -words, every, anlmal. must undergo 'a definite ex amination ,or -test'to ,determine if".it is worth its keep. ,,.. The essentials needed for- carrying out the.-test..are. a centrifugal machine revolving at a high speed -.whereby the bottle containing:,the:milk- can be .whirled, and a few simple 'pieces of glassware. The. cost of the entire, ott fit is fractional, and not to be consid erea in comparison with its usefulness. There are several makes;.of-:machines,. all having their good ,points. JIn the long run, however, the best will be the iin.plest, and the same-may be said of hte glassware,. Test bottles are'needed for loth ne: and skim-milk: aind, for cream .and i...
SHIRE OF SWAN HILL. REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
SHIRE OF SWAN .-HILL, : REPORTS. The following reports wereo dealt- with at. the council meeting on-Tuesday.; Engineer's Report. The engineer (Mr. A. W. D. Brown) reported as follows:'a: The following amounts are recom mended for payment:-.-: . E. M. Abbott, Fish Point;. £8 s.: (i,, belng! half ., cost of ' fonoing-i49 -chains: along the new road at Fish Point on Pental Island, as agreed by,the council on 15th' July,; 1913.- Appoved. _.';' H. Hansen, Nj ah, formation .on main Euston road, ..between' Harrop's. and Vernon's, Ny-jah, £7.-Approved. J. Henderson,' Lake Bloga, culvert and finaln oi- formations Kerang':road, £11: 19? 4d.-Approved. S. Kilpatiick;,:sonr., Swan Hill, lime stone formation- over sandhill on Nyah road; Tyntýynder ;-£14 ; Clay : forma tion over sandhil' at-'3-mile- hill, Wait chie road - '£11; 6a6d.? ':Levelling:'snd g-rubbing -at, encds of old formations, Waitchieo ~n~d, £6.--Approved. : -A., W. Bird;"sand scooping, Bulga road, £9 10s.-Approvdl..: • . James: Say...
Telephone Exchange. List of Subscribers. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
Telephone Exchange. List• of Subsoplbel;s. "23-Bell, W., M'Callum-street 46-Barwick, T. H., Campbell-street 26-Binns,.Ted, and Co. 11-Brown, Neil 41-Boulton J., Campbell-street 44-Caringa Club 12-Chambers, A. H., Campbell-street S3-Chapman and Smith, GUARDIAN office 3-Chapnman, Mirs. Knox, "Islay" Camp. bell-street 35--Commercial Hotel, J. A. Garden 42-Dowling, G. F., Campbell-street 5-Drummond, R. M., M'Crae-street' 5-Drummond, R. M., private residence, Splatt-street 15- Filmer, W., hairdresser and stationer Campbell-street. 65-Finlay, W. C. 24-Gerrand, P.; M'Callum-street 16--Gerrand, W. H., Campbell-street 20-Gray, John and Co. 47-Gray and Co.'s Motor Garage. 49-Guy, John, jun., M'Callum-street 7-Harris, F. J., Campbell-street - 13-Harvey,oF. and Co., Campbell-street I4-Herridge, Mrs. 31., coffee palace, Campbell-.street ý2-Hospital, Public - 9-Jager, F. 2-Kimberley, W., private residence 31-Legge, )r. F.R. 48-London Bank :.. 19--Lord, A. A. 18- Morgan, T. H. 43-Mollool Station 2...
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
"POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. ' Mails. are received and despatched 'at:. the Swan Hill: Post Office as follows : MAILS CLOSE. For -Melbourne, Bendigo,.. Mitlamo, Pyramid i Hill, :Kerang, - Mystic -Park; and Lake Boga :daoily: ,at .11.25 a.m For Burra,- Broomhead's, Lockhart's, O'Bree's,. Youngiera, Euston; :Narrung Bumbang and Mildura on Tuesdays and Fridays at?5.45 .p.m. For Tyntynder South, Tyntynder Sta tion, Tyntyrider West, Bruce's, Nyah, Wood Wood and .Piangil on Sundays at 10 p.m. Tuesdays. and Fridays at 5.45 p.m. . For Goachen, Lalbert Road, Mumble Plains. and Lalbert on Mondays, Wed nesdays and .Fridays at 8.45 a.m. For Bulga, .-.M'aughton's, -Algie's, Standen's and M'Lean's on Sundays, Tuesdays. and Thursdays 'at 10 p.m. For Mallani---Cunninyeuk, -Jeffrey's and Moulamein on Tuesdays:and Fri days ,at 7 a.ni. 'or 'Albrecht's .Nesbitt's, Lieiah. Neild's, Yanga,- Stony- CGrssingHos- burgh's, Holmes', Wakool, Stenning's, Condoulpe, ::Finlay's, Spinks',i M'Clel land's, O'Riley's, Canna...
SWAN HILL-BALRANALD RAILWAY. A FAVORABLE REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
SWAN HILL-BALRANALO RAILWAY. A FAVORABLE REPLt, On Tuesday a deputation of del from the leagues t ierested in tte' ;truction of the line from S. Balranald waited on r. Griffith, l for Works (N.S.W.), in lel're. urged that the line be built. 'Thd tion was introduced by the Hon? Gray. Mr. A. Malcolm stated thattbes tory to be served by the propos ed was an immense one, and the 1eºoe be derived should far outweightht that would have to be incurre following tigures were deserving ?? sideration:--Number of holdings et, Swan Hill and Balranald, 120: total 850,000 acres; area under cultsh 12,500 acres ; area cleared for cultin 30,900 acres; ares suitable for cult tion, 400,000 acres; number of carried, 326,700 ; number of largli carried, 3,000. Beyond Balrana~id in the Balranald Pastures Prote Board District-Area, 4,000,000 . number of large stock carried, 10, number of sheep carried, 607, 599 number of sheep that each year crm the bridge at Balranald from the b" country, going south, was ...
SWIMMING DEMONSTRATION. AT NYAH. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
'SWIMMING DEMONSTRA, TION. AT NYAH. There was a large representz. vc crowd of visitors at the Nyah ~ iuu ming point on Tuesday to witness a demonstration given by Mr. F. Beaure paire, organiser of swimming in State schools and holder of a number of championships. Besides giving a demon stration, M1r. Beaurepaire examined a number of boys for season swimming certiflcate. This examination is an oa cellent test for showing ability in the water, and proved a severe test to several boys who, twelve months ago, were unable to swim. -A couple of these were successful in passing, besides several" who gained junior certificates twelve months ago. The test consisted of 1. Swim 150 yards, any stroke. 2. Swim 25 yards, breast stroke. 3. Swim 25 yards on back without using arms 4. Swim 50 yards in clothes. 5. Junp from boat into deep water with arms by the side. 6. Nea.t dive. 7. Rescuing sinker drowning aind bringing to land, swimming on back without using arms. 8. Life saving and resuscitation...
PATIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
PATIENCE. "To know how to .wait," says De Maistre, "is the secret of success." Cyrus Field was ten years in laying the Atlantic cable. The first time he tried to lower it the great rope snap ped in mid-ocean, and when they grap pled it and brought it to the surface, it slipped away from them, and was gone. Not until he had tried thirty times was the tireless patience of the inventor rewarded. In life's school one of the hardest lessons is to learn to wait patiently. It has been said that speech has been given to women to conceal their thoughts, but it seldom even con ceals their thoughtlessness. For six months a vicar in the North has been trying to get a curate. We know many old maids who have been trying for years. Most things we haven't the siight est right to are rather pleasant.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
SSwan Hill Timber Yard. . (Late DRUMMOND and SNELL). THE BUSINESS IS NOW BEING CARRIED ON BY RALPH M. DRUMMOND; SOLE PROPRIETOR, IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. R.M.D. truststo merit-the same patronage as shown to the firm in the past. TIMBER! TIMBERI of all Descriptions Stocked. IRONMONGERY, WIRE NETTING, BARB & PLAIN WIRE. 0- Building and _Contracting. ^ Pl:;inn ing,r - GALVANIZED- CORRUGATED IRON. - UXndertakier. FUNERALS CONDUCTED IN ANY PART OF THE DISTRICT. -0- NEW PERFECTION KEROSENE STOVE; I.X.L COOKING. STOVE. ALSTON'S WINDMILLS, . Agent for New Zealand Insurance Company, Nor wich Union Fire Insurance Co ---o- CGall' and Inspect. ---o--- NOTE THE ADDRESS,:- M M'Crae Street,.- Swan . Hill. IfilelooX a[i Bi ler, OPPOSITE POST OFFICE, SPALL MALL, BENDIGO., And at CASTLEMAINE. -0-o - TELEPHONES - BENDIGO-643 and 644. CASTLEMAINE-110. -0 Tailors, Mercers, Hatters, and - Leading Bootmen. SELF-MEASUREMENT FORMS AND AN ABUND ANCE OF SAMPLES SENT ON APPLICATION. CARRIAGE PAID on all Pa...
A VICAR'S "DRINK POINTS." [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
A VICAR'S. "DRINK POINTS." TheeRev. George Denyer, vicar of St. PaI's., Church,. Blackburn, issued some novel "drink points" in his parochial, letter for November. .He stated:. The man who can afford to get drunk is too rich.. : The best thing to keep in the beer bottle is the cork. If you get the best of whisky it will get the best of you. The man who tried to drown his sorrow in drink found that it could swim. It costs a man more to have a seat in a public-house than to have a seat in the church. It takes a long time to age.whisky, but it won't take long for whisky to age you.
STONY CROSSING RACING CLUB. ANNUAL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
.-STONY CROSSiNG .RAO GLUS. ANNUAL RACES, Th. an nu.; ra uCL :iue .)? thr iS Crossing Racing Ciu: .h- ';i r.ttu n4-A*jn- wa.3, no; I \1 1, the fiouis4s neing very exciting. L Holmes' Necooroonook wion the S&nV Crossing Handicap and Poon Boon aHAo cap. Mr. M. W. Wilkins' Onvelio 12 the Trial Handicap. The Brush HEmr Raceo produced only two starters. So Queen won the race, but was disquslif for running inside a hurdle, and the ws was awarded to Irish Boy. The Hla Race was won by Mr. E. NesbiWt'sDin Only two horses htarted in the last.r the Flying Handicap. Mr. J. Brtoa Rock Temple led all the way, and wiott exciting race from Admiral Dawno vh was a warm favorite. The wind wsuT* popularone. Mr. T. R. Grace, of W&aWif actedas stipendary steward for theA.J. and carried out his duties in a veryM * manner. Mr. J. P. M'Donough fi the position of"judge, asd M:'MLW. Wilkins, as stirter, got his fields a~s even terms. Mr. L. Borelli 9W clerk of course, and Mr. J. Wilki?nd-t of ...
Unintentional Frankness. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
Unintentional Frankness. The Bishop of London, who has been "going for" music-hall immo0: ality, recently told a story of a visit he paid to Buckingham Palace to see King Edward. As he was going in he passed the late Lord Salisbury coming out, but the statesman did not seem to kow him. In the course of conversation he mentioned the meeting to King Ed. ward. "Oh, Lord Salisbury never reco0 nises anybody," replied the King, and going to a bureau he took out a nes photograph of himself and handed it to the Bishop. "What do you thin? of that?" he asked. "A very excellent likeness, sir!" rc plied the Bishop. "Well," said the King, "when I showed it to Salisbury he looked hard at it for a minute and then said: "'Poor Buller! I wonder if he is really as stupid as he looks?"'
Complimentary—in a Way. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
Complimentary-in a Way. "John, said Mrs. Harkins "I heard nice compliment for you to-day," Mr. Harkins put his paper don, twisted up the ends of his moa. tache, looked pleased and said: "W?ell that's nothing remarkable. I receive compliments nearly every day." Mrs. Harkins went on sipping her tea and her husband waited for her to resume. Finally, he said: "Well, why don't you tell me what it was? Who was It that compliw mented me?" "Oh, you couldn't guess in a week." "Mrs. Deering?" he ventured. "No." "Not Bessie Fallington?" he rather eagerly suggested. "No." "Oh, well, of course, if there's any secret about it, I don't care to hear what it was, or who said it" "There isn't any secret about It' M\rs. Harkins sweetly returned. "'Mr.. Hannaford told me that, every tine he and I met, he became thoroughly convinced that you were a man of en. cellent taste." John Harkins then shoved his hands down in his pockets and walked out: side to think it over.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
:.PHCE. NIA ASSURANCE Go. LTD. ESTD, 1782. WORKERS' COMPENSATION. FIRE, ACCIDENT. LOSSES PAID EXCEED 9 00,o0D,00. Lognes by BUSH FIRES and by LIQHTNINO are made good by this Company. AGENTS WANTED. von 461 To 471 BOURKE ST., OFI MELBOURNE. DALCETY & CO, LT1., ACENTS. , CLOSER SETTLEMENT FARM ALLOTMENTS Application is invited for Farming Areas- on the Undermentioned Estates- Estater District. No. of Allotments allilable. Nli Nldderin Streathamn 12 - Pao0 Skiptou i MaGrtho and Willow . growing and sheep GEchuca 4 farming e'remon 1Umeralla Yea - 5 Allambee Hamilton t 21 loyhu Yarragotl - : f-' 36 .?, Bona Vista Wangaratta 2 Suitable for drying Warragul I - : and 'n:mlixed faiming. Kilmany Park ildale ark Sale '9 Dairyinig'and Alloments s t Mtaffra :5 .: .Beet Growing. Ho>es are a sltable for Agriculttiral laborers', Workmen's and Clerks' Arl ailable as under:-- - ?.cUural Laborere p-Allam.bee: Estate, 2 allotments. . A.O - IImN .. o...._.Pendr's:, :;Grove, Estate 14 ;Allotme...
"Home." [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
"Home." He had been around from to church trying to find a co congregation, and finally he -:. in a little church just s t gregation read with the ini,-:t "'We have left undone those ',: which we ought to have do?, we have done those things ought not to have done." The man dropped into a a sigh of relief. "Thank goodness." he si found my crowd at las t."
WOOD WOOD SPORTS. THE HANDICAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 9 April 1914
WOOD WOOD SPORTS. THE HANDICAPS. The following arc the handicaps for the Wood Wood sports, to be held on Easter Monday: Novice Bicycle, Race, one mile. Yds Yds V: Torney ... 130 J. Murphy ... 150 G. Heywood... 140 J. Lopas ... 150 W. Clohesy ... 140 R. Erwood ... 150 A. Gillick ... 150 I Two-mile Bicycle Race. A.X:. Sniith... 255 J. Lopas ... 300 W. Torney .. 260 J. Murphy ,.. 300 W. Clohesy ... 280 R. Erwood ... 300 A. Gillick ... 300 Shaffleld Handlcap, 180 yards. W. Barkmeyor - J. Noonan ... 13 E. Boys ... 9 J. Brilliant ... 15 C. O. Wilson ... 10 W. Symons ... 15 H. Stewart ... 12 J. Pentland ... 15 W. Briggs ... 12 J. Donald ... 17 R. A. 1yatt.. 12 . Trinnie ... 17 Wood Wood HandioaP, 120 yards. W. Barkmoyer - J. Noonan ... 12 E. Boys ... 8 J. Brilliant ... 14 C. O. Wilson ... 9 J. Pentland ... 14 I. Stewart ... 11 W. Symons ... 14 W. Briggs ... 11 J. Donald ... 16 R. A. Wyatt ... 11 220-Yard Handloap. W. Barkmoyer - J. Brilliant ... 22 E. Boys . .. 16 W.. Symons ...;V2 C. 0. W...