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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

OPPOSING FORCES' " Why don't they use Lux ?" A little boy said, As he tried to draw His shirt o'er his head. Whilst I grow bigger, My shirt is shrinking, And the opposing forces, I am much thinking Will end in disaster To that shrinking shirt. 1 can't shrink to suit A shirt shrunken short I must hare room to grow— While my shirt says, no. The shirt must suffer, ' If it still acts so. But the shirt needn't shrink. And I may still grow— For Lux is made to wash Woollens, white as snow Without any shrinking, Soft as eiderdown. Lux is sold in packets, Everywhere in town. Twopence is the price, And the price is low, If Lux'll give me room, In my shirt to grow Why do they do it ? If they'd only think To wash wool with Lux, Woollens will not shrink. Won't Shrink Woollen*. Lover Brother* Limited, © Sydney. Come Quietly! and let me tell you a few . things ab.out tea. When you are cold it warms you, and when you are hot it cools you; if you are thirsty it quenches your thirst, and if ^you are ...

Publication Title: Nhill Free Press
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

MISCELLANEOUS In the annual allocation of the Parlia mentary grant to assist municipalities, £150 ia provided for the Borung Shire towards the cost of various road work, the council to expend JE75 additionally. The harvest at Gym bo wen has boon a record for that district. CloBe upon 25,000 bags of wheat have been de livered. Farmers can hardly roalise that their crops have gone from 6 to 12 bags, while 8, 9, and 10 bags were quite common. Donald Macdonald publishes the following 'dope' for mosquitoes:— Two parts of oil of citronellas, two parts oil of camphor, one part oil of lavender. A little rubbed on the face and neck at night is very effective and very pleasant, lasting until morning. The perch are providing very fine sport in the Wimmera River at Jeparit just now. Large hauls have been obtained daily, including some very fine specimens weighing up to 4 pounds weight. A short while ago, Mr Frank Gloury landed a tench weighing 31 lb and measuring 14 inches, while engaged in net...

Publication Title: Nhill Free Press
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SISTER'S GOOD NEWS £23,000 FOR FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

SISTER'S OOOD NEWS •i-23,000 FOR FAMILY. Seeinsr from an advertisement that information was wanted of her family l>y a firm of solicitors at Worcester fsays "The Daily Mail"). Mrs Tumor, of Blackpool, communicated with them and found that a great-aunt died twenty-five years ago at Wor cester, .leaving her fortune to her next of-kin. This was Mrs Turner's father, who predeceased the great-aunt. AssUred that the fortune remained for her and her brothers, she paid them a surprise visit and told them the good news. The fortune, which was originally £13,000, now amounts, with accumulated interest, to £23,000. The brothers who will share it with Mrs Turner are : Mr George "Wall, gardener, Station road, Codsall, Staffordshire. Mr Thomas Wall, malater, employed at a Wolverhampton brewery. Mr John Wall, a gardener, of Wol verhampton road, Codsall. A fourth brother, Mr James Wall, has net been heard of since the Boer war. The share of the four brothers and the sister will amount to £4600 e...

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PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

PERSONAL Miss Ida Dahknburg, daughter of Cr E. A. Dahlenburg, was a passen ger on the Coogee when the collision occured with the Bombala. Miss Dahlenburg escaped with a few scratches and a shaking. Mr Sampson, M.P., and Mrs Samp son intend making a hurried visit to West Australia. They will leave Adelaide by the Warilda on Tuesday, March 10th, and will be absent for about three weeks. Tho Ri^ht Rev Dr Green, Lord Bishop of Ballarat, will administer confirmation at Nethorby on Monday, 9th March, at 8.30 p.m., and also at Lorquon on the same date at 7 p.m. All welcome. Mr B. Koiminsky, at the last meet ing of the A.N.A. was appointed Press correspondent to the local branch. Mr P. Walther, who in November was appointed a delegate to attend the conference, intimated to the members that he would be unable to accept. Mr Tassicker, tho secre tary, will probably make the journey to Wangaratta, where the conference ia to be held. It is probable that Mr Janetzki, of Janetzki, Propty.. Ltd. Me...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

Not Worth While. It is certainly not worth while for anyone to endure sufferiug which can be avoided. Pain is really a drain on vitality. It is impossible for anyone who suffers from pain to be as ef ficient as if pain were absent. A large number of people, however, go through life afflicted with ailments which do not incapacitate them from performing their duties, but which detidedly pre vent them from doing their best. Rheumatism, gout, lumbago, sciatica, neuralgia, blood disorders, anaemia, indigestion, biliousness, sick-headache, general debility, gravel, stone and bladder troubles are complaints which afflict many of us, and which are gene rally caused 'by retention of urlo and biliary 'poisons In the system owing to defective action of the kidneys and liver, and which would disappear if the kidneys and liver properly per formed their functions. Warner's Safe Cure is a kidney and liver remedy, ■which has been successful in so many cases that sufferers from any of the complaints...

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SECOND DAY. HANDICAP STEEPLECHASE. About two and a quarter miles. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

SECOND DAY. Handicap. Steeplechase. About two and a quarter miles. Yalwarra ... 12 4 Southerly ... 10 12 Kaffir King ... 10 10 Earl of Castles ... 10 7 Blackeyei ... ... 10 8 Ballapur ... 10 2 Promoter ... 10 0 Coola 9 8 Bridgeport ... 9 7 Sheafcr ... ... 9 6 Happy Tar ... ... 9 5 Blackfish ... 9 8 Thunder ... 9 0 That one time good performer and well-known racehorse, My Mistake, who was by the defunct sire, Mistake, was found dead in his owner's (Mr Harry Heath's) paddock, at Sheep Hills on Friday last. He appeared to be in the best of health, and only the day before his owner had noticed him at a dam having a drink. Next day he was found dead. It is supposed that he was bitten by a snake. The old horse was 18 years old, and was the winner of many good hurdle races, the best per formance he ever did was when ho won the Oaulfield Grand National Steeple chase in 1903 carrying 10 stone 3lb. He also ran second in the Oaulfield Grand National Hurdle Race the same year to Marmont. The Au...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

PIGS anil CALVES STONE and CO. (Regd.), ROBERT SCHULTE, Proprietor. wholesale meat salesman, metropolitan meat MARKET, NORTH MELBOURNE. Are open to Receive Carcase Pork and Veal Any Day During the Week. Sales Daily. Highest Prices Realised. Latest Cold Storage Chambers. Prompt Account Sales. Correspondence Invited. See our Weekly Reports in Market Reports. Do you know that many of yovr Suit* which appear to yea te be worn out would, if sent to me, be returned looking almost aa fresh aa when they arrived from the tailor'*, and the coat, when compared with that of a new Suit would be infini tesimal. I can clean row Suite, Overcoata, Vests and Hate, or u they are faded can dye them. My process doea not spoil the shape, «r shrink any garment The cost is most reasonable-— Suits from s/i: Overcoats from 4/t. On all orders over 101-, I pay freight one way. Send ase a trial parceL

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THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

THE TURF. At a committee meeting of the Nhill Race Club, it was decided owing to the lateness of the racing season, to abandoned the race meeting that was proposed to be held in April. It is probable that next year two meet ings will be held. Bordertown Races. The following weights have been de clared :— Hurdle Bace. st lb st lb Merrinita 11 0 Excalibur 9 0 Turmoil 10 5 Thunder " 9 0 Trial Stakes. Th'nder R'yl 8 11 Lady Tattle 8 11 Sinoper 8 11 Pooginagorio 8 11 Blue Dot llate Amine 8 11 Thundereas) 8 11 Merry Barn 8 11 BordertOwn Cup. Phormio 9 0 Triangle 7 8 Freya 8 12 Osier 7 4 Highflown 8 7 Pern 7 2 Yatla 8 7 Trent Gull 7 0 Turmoil 8 2 Little Polly 7 0 Thunderligbt 7 9 Excalibur 7 0 Wolseley Stakes. Little Polly 9 0 John Willy 8 7 Th'nder Roy'l 9 0 Amine 8 7 Trent Gull 8 7 Airlight 8 7 Mate 8 7 P.AW. 8 7 Mumluckhardt8 7 Mundalla Plate. All Colors 9 0 Th'nder R'yl 7 2 Freya 9 0 Sinoper 7 2 Royal Bolt 8 0 Little Polly 7 2 Spearfish 8 0 Pem 7 2 Fulgerate 7 7 Lady Tattle 7 2, Blue D...

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LAURENCE STERNE "ALAS! POOR YORICK!" [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

LAURENCE STERNE ' I "ALAS! POOR YORICK!" I Two hundred years ago to-day, Lau rence Sterne, the immortal author of "The Sentimental Journey" and "Tris tram Shandy," was born at Clonmel. and the event is to be commemorated this evening by a dinner at the Authors' Club. Mr Andrew Hope Haw kins will preside, and Mr Edmund Gosse is to be the principal guest (says the "Westminster Gazette" of. November 24). Although Sterne was born in Ire land, there was nothing Irish in his connections or descent; and it was solely owing to the fact Uiat his father, who was an army officer, hap pened to be stationed there with his regiment In 1713 that his distinguished son first saw the light of day in the Emerald Isle. On the other hand, the family was essentially English, and for genera tions had dwelt in Yorkshire. Sterne's great-grandfather was in his day an eminent divine, and rose to the posi tion of Archbishop of York. In 171S the family returned to their native county, and with the exception of ...

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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

CRICKET. . To-morrow a team of players from tbe Nhill club will engage the Winiam team on the local reserve at 2.30 p.m. Nhill's team will be chosen from Young, Morris, Hudspeth, Collins, StevenB, Pyvis, Corke, Uren, Lamont, Henstridge, Clark, Phillips, Sutherland, O'SuIlivan, and Ditterich. Tho Diapur team journey to Bun yip last Saturday, and after an in teresting and exciting game, won by 14 runs. Bunyip went in first, but owing to the fine bowling of A. Bond, who secured the " hat trick," were only able to manage 45 runs. Albert Williams was the only double figure scorer of the match. Diapur started badly, losing six wickets for 25 runs, but finished with the score of 59. Charlie Williams was the most suc cessful bowler for Bunyip, Afternoon tea was provided by the Bunyip ladies, and was much appreciated. Diapur is still leading in this competi tion, which is nearly the end, Brough ton being next, North Yanac having withdrawn from the competition. Nhill will engage a team from W...

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SPORTING. THE RIFLE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

SPORTING. THE RIFLE. Our Winiam correspondent writes: —Two teams have been selected to take part in the competitions at Hor sham. F Weir and J Gneil, two of the club's crack shots, have gone to Mel bourne for the members' monthly meeting. Work is progressing: well in connection with the new range. The stop butt has been completed, and the pit will be proceeded with at once.

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NEW BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

NEW BUSINESS. The well-known firm of R, Apple ton, tailor, etc., of Horsham, has de cided, at the request of a number of residents, to open a branch businpss in Victoria street, Nhill, next to the Savings Bink. Mr Appleton is pre pared to extend to customers in Nhill the same care in selecting material, securing fit and style, that has won the firm such a high position in the tailoring trade. Mr Buckingham, who is not altogether a stranger to Nhill, has been appointed manager, and being a thoroughly practical man, clients need have no fear of en trusting their work to him. It is the intention of the firm to manufacture in Nhill, thus giving employment to a staff, and keeping the raoaey spent in the district,

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DIMBOOLA COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

DIMBOOLA COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. The following caseB were dealt with at Diinboola on the 3rd inst: •—George Madin (police) y. Albert Carl Jorgensen, of Katyil, farmer. That defendant on 18th February, 1914, at Katyil, being the occupier of certain laud, did ignite wood on such i land without having given the occu piers ot all land contiguous to such land notice at Jea9t 24 hours before igniting such wood of the time at which it was his intention so to ignite such wood, and without hav ing on the spot at .least four men to assist in controlling such fire, con trary to the Statute. Sub-Inspector Riley prosecuted and Mr Hogan appeared for the defence. Rudolph Hedfc said ho was a farmer residing at Katyil; owned land ad joining Jorgensen's—a 6 wire fence separated the land. Saw fire on Jorgensen's paddock, and said "What's your idea in lighting a firo at this time of the year ? You did not give me notice of your intention to burn. Do you want to burn mo out like you did three years ago...

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AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE. Tho first parade of the Nhill contin gent of the Australian Light Horse took place on Wednesday. The 16 men who took part fell in in Nelson Street under Staff—sergeant Beattio, of Ballarat, and ] Lieutenant Clarke, of Nhill. Tho con tingent, arrayed in their new uniforms, and each mounted on well-conditioned hacks, presented quito a soldier-like appearance, and as they moved off to the show grounds attractod a great deal of attention. Tho afternoon was confined to drill, and at tho conclusion Sergeant Beattie expressod himself in complimen tary terms to the e£iki..:;cy of the men's work, and tho quality of their mounts. There is still ono vacancy in the ranks, which Lieutenant Clarke is anxious to fill. Tho company go into camp at Trawalla from l2th to 19th March, and it is expected that 20 men will represent the Nhill contingent.

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NHILL COURT OT PETTY SESSIONS. THURSDAY, 5TH MARCH. (Before Mr Edward Harrison, P.M) DEBT CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

NHILL court of petty " SESSIONS. I . i ■ 1—• [ Thursday, 5th March. (Before Mr edward Harrison, P.m) Debt Cases. John L. Barnes v. Q. Haines, the vounger. Mr 0. 0. Palmer for plain tiff Order for amount claimed, £6 63 ' with £1 6s coats. Elizabeth S. Rintoule v. Thomas Miller. Mr C. 0. Palmer for plaintiff Order for amount claimed, £19 19i 3d, with £116s 3d costs. Frederick W, Coles v. F. Scawn. jjr C. C. Palmer for plaintiff. Order for amount claimed, £7 63 8d, with £1 6* costs. Breaches of the Licensing Act. Sub-Inspector Riley (Inspector licensing District) v. Elizabeth Sarah Rintoule. That defendant on 8th February had the bar door of the Union Hotel, Nhill, open at such time when it should not be open for the sale of liquor to the public, Mr C. C. Palmer, of Messrs Trumble and Palmer, appeared for the defen dant Sub-Inspector Riley, for the prose cution, called Charles Francis McBride, sworn, said that on the morning of the 8th of February (Sunday) he went into the Union Hotel ...

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EIGHT HOURS ART UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

EIGHT HOURS ART ONION. The Eight Hours Committeo anounces elsowhere in this issue its 58th Annual Art Union, in which 100 Prizes, of a total valuo of LI.000 will be distributed. The first prize is valued at L500, the sec ond L100, and the third L50. The sup port accorded the undertaking last year was so generous that the coramittoe were enabled to donate a very substantial sum to the hospitals and public charities, to which the proceeds are devoted. It will be the fifty-eighth celebration of the es tablishment of the system whioh enjoins "Eight hours' labor, eight hours' recre ation, and eight hours' rest." The com mittee has already tnado complete ar rangements in connection with the fete, which will be held at the Exhibition Buildings. Monday, 27th April. A splen did programme of sports and amusements has been arranged for Eight Hours Day, which has been declared a public and bank holiday throughout the State. Numerous special attractions will bo pro vided for adults and children,...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

Messrs Crosbie Bros, of Donald, I03'® draught ntare under peculiar oiroois^ • ^ stances. The animal, which was one^ ; several hitched to a plough, rubbed''* its winkers. When the driret weB' . ;:4 replace them the mare backed on &•? ^ plough, and as it (ell one ' jf levers pierced it near the breast- ; short time tha animal bled to death- ,0-.:

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NHILL WATER TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

NHILL WATER TRUST. The ordinary monthly meeting of the Nhill Water Trust was held at the Shire hali, on Tuesday evening last, when the following were present: —Cams W. A. Gunn (acting chairman), C. H. Towns, W. E. Goldsworthy, and the secretary and engineer, Mr A. F. Magill, C.E. Cum Towns apologised for the absence of Com Mackwook. A letter was read from Messrs John Danks and Co., South Melbourne, stating that MrF. C. Bourdon's meter No 9469, had been examined and test ed and was found to register correctly. Corns, resolved to send a copy of Messrs John Danks and Co.'s letter to Mr Bourdon, and also request that the amount of £3 the amount of ex cess water, be paid. Elizabeth Anderson, wroto asking the Trust to forgo rates on her property as she was in poor circumstances, and un able to pay them, but the Corns decided to take no action. Accounts amounting to £58 4s lid were passed for payment. The engineer said the reservoir on Langtry's Hill held 5 feet 2 inches of water. The mete...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Nhill Free Press — 6 March 1914

ORANGE BLOSSOMS, WILSON—D AVIS. The centre of attraction on Wed nesday evening last was the Metho dist Church, the occasion being the marriage of Miss Lucy C. Davi9 third daughter of Mr and Mrs E. Q Davis, Leahy street, Nhill, and Mr i Wilson, fourth son of Mr and iirj Harry Wilson, Church Hill, HhiU. The church, which waB crowded to the doors with guests and friends, was very prettily decorated by the bride's lady friends, _ the Rev L. "Walton being the officiating clergyman. The bride, who entered the church on the arm of her father, looked very dainty in a gown of white Mubroidered s\\\ with trimming of silk Maltese lace, silk applique, and chiffon, and wore iL. 1 " the usual wreath and vtil. She also carried a pretty shower bouquet The bridesmaid (Miss Lizzie Davis sister of the bride) was bpcomingly attired in a dress ot white t-m broidered voile^ with hat to match, and also carried a pretty showed 1 bouquet. The bride had as attend I ants her little niece and nephew (Master Te...

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