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Telephone Exchange. List of Subscribers. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
Telephone Exchange., List of Subsoribers. 23-Bell, -W., MCallnum.atreet 46-Barwick, -T. H., Campbell-street 26-Binns, Ted, and Co. 11-Brown, Neil 41-Boulton J., Campbellastreet 44-Caringa Club 12-Chambers, A. H., Campbell-street. 3-Chapman and Smith, OGRoD&iN.o ffice 3-Chapman, Mrs. Knox, 'Islay" Camp. bell-street: 35-Commercial Hotel, J. A. Garden. 4.2-Dowling, G. F., Campbell-street 5-Drummond, R. .,- M'Crae-street 5-Drummond, iR. M., private residence, Splatt-street 15-~Filmer, W., hairdresser and stationer Campbell-street G5-Fiolay; W. C. 24--Gerrand, D., M'Callum-streot 16--Gerrand, W. H., Campbell-atrect 20-Gray, John and Co. 47-Gray and Co.'s Motor Garage 49-Gny, John, jun., M'Callum-strtot 7-Harria-F. J., Campbell-street 13-Harve, F. and Co., Campbell-atreet 14-~-Herridge, Mrs. M., coffee- palpce, Campbellastreet S2-..Hoepita,- Public -. 9-Jager, iF. 2-Kimbcrley, W., private residence 31--Lergg; Dr. F. R. - 48-Lon onn-Bank. 18-Lord, A. A. .18- Morgan, T. H. 43-Melloo...
BUSINESS COURTSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
BUSINESS COURTSHIP. An amusing case was once decided in a Frankfort police court. It ap pears that a cook, no longer quite young, was courted by a tailor some what younger than she. On Sun days, and occasionally during the week, the gallant lover was in the habit of taking his lady for extended promenades and visits to restaurants, where the latter always paid the ex penses. She also provided him re gularly with his supper. Presently, however, the awful truth was brought home to the cook that she was not the only friend on whom the man of the scissors and the need le lavished his affections. Nothing loth, she went to the nearest police court, suing the faithless one for all the expenses of the clandestine meals provided by her, and all the money spent when "walking out" with him. The tailor, however, was once again too much for her. Instead of appearing before the tribunal as a repentant sinner, he came nto court with a long bill in his hand, on which was an account of the time lost...
Meeting the Difficulty. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
Meeting the Difficulty. A good story is told of a rworthy Quaker who lived in a country town. The friend was rich and ib~nevolent, -and his means were put in frequent requisition for purposes of local char ity or usefulness. The townspople wanted to rebuild their parish church and a committee was appointed to raise funds. It was agreed that the Quaker could not be asked to sub scribe towards an object so contrary to his principles; 'but then, on the other hand, so true a friend to the town Imight take it amiss if he were not at least consulted on a matter of such general interest. So one- of their number went and explained to him their project the old church was to be removed, and such and such steps taken towards the construction cf a new one. "Thee wast right," said the Quak. er, "in supposing that my principles would not allow me to assist in buill ing a church. But didst thee not say something about pulling down a church? Thee mayst put my name down for a hundred pounds to pull ...
STRANGE HONEYMOONS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
STRANGE HONEYMOOIqS. Surely one of the strangest, was that of an. American' couple 'wih, 1ln` June of. last year, set out from New* York harbor . on a honeymdon Itriip-to the Bermuda Islands in a tiny "cockle shell" boat some 12ft. long by 3ft. broad. No less thrilling a honeymoon ex perience *was that of a Mr. and Mrs. Edgar, who were married in Peking ih the Legation chapel, on the day preceding that on. which the1Boxer. riots broke out, and who, perforce, had to spend the first few 'weeks of their married life prisoners in the in vested city, witnessing many of the horrors of the rebellion, and going in daily fear of assassination. Another couple on the Continent, immediately after the marriage knot was tied, started off by balloon for England. Leaving 'Paris 'at four o'clock in the afternoon, they man aged to land across the Chan nel the following morning, -after a somewhat exciting time among the clouds. Then an adventurous pair of Swiss lovers, both keen mountaineers, chose th...
BADLY-DRESSED QUEENS. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
BADLY-DRESSED QUEENS.* It has been often asserted by those who know that scarcely one royal lady in Europe is really well dressed. Some of the younger royalties wear dresses too old for their years, and some of the older garb themselves in a fashion that is too young. The Empress of Germany is the best-dressed woman on a Eiuropean throne.. Ene does not 'buy her dresses in Paris, 'but in Berlin, London and Vienna.' Counting every item, the Kaiserin spends about £2000 a year on dress. The Queen of 'Holland is said to be the worst-dressed sove reign. In spite of this, she manages to spend about twice as much on her clothes as does Queen Mary. The former spends about £4000 a year, whilst the latter spends, on an aver age, about £2000. Queen Wilhelmina is accused of showing very bad taste in the choice of her frocks and hats. However, she has some excuse, for in loyalty to her own country she only eliploys Dutch dressmakers, and who ever heard of a noted Dutch modiste? The costumes and h...
TAKE A HOT FOOT-BATH BEFORE GOING TO BED. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
TAKE A HOT FOOT-BATH BEFORE GOING TO BED. There is .a mode of using hot wa ter, which is an exceedingly valuable one, according to the late Sir Hen ry. Thompson in "Diet in Relation to Age and Activity." It is the habit of taking a hot foot-bath every night before going to bed, for about ten or twelve milinutes as hot -as it can be borne. The effect of this on the feet, which should be immersed over thq ankle, is to fill their vessels with blood rendered apparent by their deep red color-and this affords relief;* by withdrawing it from the brain. -Es pe~ially after intellectual activity re suiting from public life, etc., as above referred to, also after prolong ed study or literary labor at night, the tranquillising effect on the ner vous system is very remarkable, and ulet sleep is promoted. Let the high est teniberature which can be borne be maintained for at least ten minutes by repeated small additions from the hot-water can close at hand. 1 Accordiuh to Paris statistics, out of ...
N.S.W. LAND BOARDS. MOULAMEIN. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
N.SIW. LAND BOARDS. MOULAMBIN? 'A local land board sat at Moula meiri on the 30th and 31st. ult., when the; following oases ·were dealta with, as reported irtheo ,Recorder"; Appfitions:for Lioenses-Sea.o0, ateor Aot .1912.' No. 684 for a pump on 6peoew rcrek, T. E; Jacobs.-Recommended for a ,term not to exceed five years, sub ject to conditions. No. 686-for a pump on Wakole River, IE. and J. J. Borelli.--ieeom mended for a term not to exceed. flve yoaxs, subject, to conditions. S: ADpralaements.:, C.P. 09-11, 894 acres, and A.C.P. 11-19, 405j acres, 3. Nesbitt (capital value).-Capital value of-.A.C.?,P. 119, appraised at £2 per acre by. consent. Not entitled-to appraisemerint of 0.O.P. 09-11, as it has already been appraised: 'flwo aixdlihalf years residence from 8/5/1913. '.G%96-18, 302 lacresI I. P. Gilmore (capital valuej: -.:Postponed. for melee. tor's attendanice. -Next-notice to atiend to be served by the police. C.L. 28667, 616k acres, C. Tollitt (Rent, 2nd period).--Postpone...
MURRAY WATERS. AGREEMENT REACHED. Irrigation and Navigation. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
MURRAY WATERS. AGREEMENT REACHED. Ivilgatlon and Navisation. 'An'important agreement was entered into last week between the Common wealth and the: States of Now South ;Wales, Victoria, and South Australia concerningt the use ol the waters of the, river Murray and its tributaries for irrigationtand navigation purposes. SWith a view to the. economical use of watre of' the river Murray and its triiutaries, -for irrigation and naviga; tion, and At the reconciling of the interests of the Commonwealth and the reparian States; it is resolved that an agreement between the :Commonwea'lth and the States. of . New :South Wales, Victoria and S~outh Australia,,(therein called "this agreement")- be entered into, providing: 1. Thait a system of storages b'elpro-' vided,. at .Oumbemrona or -some. othet suitable site on the ,Upper uirray and at Lake Victoria; and, that wilrs and locks be constructed in the course of theo rier Murray f. rom its inouta I to Echuuca - in the river'- @urrumbidgee, an eq...
AUCTION SALES. Edward Trenchard and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
AUCTION BALES. Edward Trenchard and Co Thursday, 30th April-Swan Hill fort nightly stock sale. Thursday, 30th April (in conjunction with Herbeit Power, Manson and Co.) Under instructions from mortgagee, at the Royal Hotel, Swan Hill, sale of 456 acres of agricultural lease, situated near Ultima. On a date to be fixed-Sale of 25 town ship allotments adjoining Nysh railway station. On a date to be fixed-On account of Mesars. E. and A. Marshall, at Mallan, clearing sale of stock, implements, &o0. Andrew B. Muli and Co. Wednesday, 22nd April-On account of Messrs. Tumour and Stone, at Treaco, Mystic Park, clearing sale of dairy herd, pigs, &c. D. J. Connell and Co. Saturday, 26th April - Auction sale at the mart of poultry, fruit, furniture, &c. Thursday, 7th May - Monthly pig sale. Thomas Morrow and Co. Tueeday. 21st April - Fortnightly stock sale at Ultima.
FEDERAL ISSUES. A SUCCESSFUL CONFERENCE. CONTRIBUTED. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
FEDERAL ISSUES. A SUCCESSFUL CONFERENCE. CONTRIBUTED. Federal Ministers must. bo warmly congratulated on the outcome of the P~remiers' conference. It is on their administrative doings rather thaii on display of tact, mastery of detail and a conciliatory spirit. they have got out of the Premiers' conference the best it is possible for that body to give. It must be admitted;. further,. that the tone of the conference . as, on the whole. admirable. The display of party feeling referred to 'last week was natural enough,. but whein big isaues camo under consideration there was a growing inclination to put Australian interests first; tlfe scoring of party points second. . It will be uniderstood Ithat the con fcroele. has: ieither legislative , nor ad ministrative.powers.. -Anything. it has approved, anything it recommends.may becondemmed by one. or .other of our fourteen Parliaments. If, after con sultation with each other, Ministers decide oil any administrative act, they may be called s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
A8SURANCE GO. LTD. ESTD. 1782. WORKERS' COMPENSATION. FIRE. ACCIDENT. LOSSES PAID EXCEED £O0,oDoooo. Lossee by BUSH FIRES and by LIOHTHINC are made good by this Company. AGENTS WANTED. VIOTOUIAN 461 To 471 BOURKE ST., aOFCE: MIELBOURNE. DALCETY & CO. LTD., AGENTS. At a Caledonian banquet in London a Scotsman who had settled in the metropolis made a speech, in which Scotland and all things Scottish were so fulsomely praised that an Engljsh man who sat next him said, wheo he had finished: "If Scotland is all that you Scots men say it is, why don't you stay there instead of coming here?'? , "Weel," answered the Scotsman, "Ah'll tell ye.hoo it 'ls wl' ime. When Ah wis in business in Fife "Ahfand a' the fowk wis just as cliver as meser, an' Ah cudna' gar the twa en's meet. -Sae Ah cam' awa' 'Sooth, an' sin syne, man, Alh've been daein' rale weel." * i11a1 4 lb p * i** .-~- ' s' . --' I TO NEW3PAPER PROPRIETORS. SEGOND-HAND - TYPE CASES (in Good Order), Lower and Upper, Double and...
WAKOOL SHIRE COUNCIL. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
WAKOOL SHIRE COUNCIL. MONTHLY MEETINO. The usual monthly meeting of the above was held at the council cham bers, Moulamein, on Friday, 3rd inst. Present--Crs. E. B. Eagle (presidentI, Robert M'Oannell, J. I. Brown, W. R. Eclmes, H. L. O'Donnell and A. 1. Wood. New Clerk. The president formally introduced Mr. Edwards, the new council clerk, and in doing so said that if be was a judge of character they had a good man. Coreswpondence. From G. W. Casburn, asking if the council had power to lease unoccupied Crcwn lands in the township of 3Moula meinf--Secretary was instructed to take thu necessary steps for the council to acquire power to lease all unclaimed lands in the shire on which arrears of rates have not been paid. From A.TH. Windoyer. solicitor, stat ing that if the council had reasonable grounds for believing that there are certain books and papers of the council whica have been stolen, then they could anniv for a search warrant, and the pofice would asst In a' thorough search. ...
More Important. [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
More Important. MIr. Dustin did not approve of his son's choice of a wife, and was trying to persuade him to s e things as he did. "Yes, you are quite right, father," said the son. "'Mabel has her defects, she is vain, full of pretensions and grand ideas, with a v-ery ditticult char acter. But, father, in spite of all, I simply adore her; I can't live with out her." "But that is not the question, my boy," said the father. "Can you live with her?"
RATES OF POSTAGE. Commonwealth [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
RATEhS. OF POSTAGE. Commonwealth Lettere.-For every half ounce, or fraction thereof, ld. Letter.oards.-.:.ingle, each, Id. Letthe: C py, each hlf, 1d. Postoards.-8ingle, id. Postcards.-Reply, each.half, Id. P~inted Paper, as prescribed,.per 2 oz ·or part of 2 oz., id. Books (printed outside Australia), 4 oz. or part of 4 oz., jd. : Books (printed in Australia), 8 oz. or part of 8 oz., -d. Magazines, that is to say (a), Maga zines, Reviews, Serials, and other-siml* lar publications printed and published in Australia in numbers. at intervals not exceeding three months, per 8 oz. (%tt Magazines, Reviews, Serials; and other similar publications (includ ing Newspapers) printed and published outside Australia in numbers at inter vals not exceeding three months, per 4 oz. or part of 4 oz., jd. 2Hansard," that is reports of Par. liamentary debates printed and pub lished by the authority of the Common wealth or State, per 12 oz. or part..of 12 oz., jd. Commercial Papers, Patterns, Sam ples, ...
WOOD WOOD SPORTS CLUB A SUCCESSFUL GATH[?] [Newspaper Article] — Swan Hill Guardian and Lake Boga Advocate — 16 April 1914
WOOD WOOD SPORTS I-4 A SUCCESSFUL OAt The annual sports meeting h nection wtih the Wood Wecd. Qub was held in the recesiea* on Easter Monday. The proek to be detvoted towards the ert1 a public hall at Woed Wool day was 'eautifully fine, and t!@ a large attendance. Mr. Joet M1.L.A., was present during the noon. The mreeting was one d most successful held under the of the club, and these ft~eff treated to a most cajovahe The oflicials are to be compl the cempletene~s of the srran A first-class fcotrarcinf and track was laid down. The ereas got off in quick succsson, sfl, very close finishes were which reflected credit on th cappers, M1essrs. C. RI. ki H.P.O'Bree. Mr. T. Gellies, got his fields away evenly. Messrs. J. 3.Pherson and Mioloney, had some close fin6d decide, but their decisions Wat disputed. Mr. E. Frost did ptO as bellman in getufng th on their marks. Vlu able waS also rendered by 3Ss14 L O'Bree (presidentS, A. Si Pedder, C. B. Wilkinson, 0. Trinnie, M. Bright and T. Messr...