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RAINFALL. The following is the record of [?] rainfall at Urana since 1870:— [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
JRAINFAIiJL. — : o : — The following is the . record o! ho rainfall al Urana since 1870:— ■ Year. ' Inches. 1870 36.03 1871 21.08 ,1872 28.78, &lt;• .1873 18.30 .1874 17 50 1875 24.57 1876 11.24 1877 15 07 lb78 19.08 18V. 1809 1880 15.76 • 1881 14.45 •-"-.^-1882 :t.-^-'16.44.V'-"-i' 1883 -,13 25 .' I'd84 ~ 11.41 , ' 1885 13 87 . 18P0 13.95 18' 7 28 34 18j8 ■ 10.54 : 1889 28.81 1890 17.93 1891 22.50 1 : 1892 19.77 , 1893 17.G1 1894 ... 1895 13.14 1896 14.90 • 1897 ... - ... 9.48' ■ ' 1898 ... - ... 8.56 1899 11.11 , .1900 ... ' • ... 20.15 'T 1901 14.12 ' ' 1902 10.48 1903 18.19 1904 14 91 1905 ... 13.42 1906 ' 21.85 1907 11.85 1908 .. ' ... 13.48 1909 16.14" 1910 15.60 1911 15.98 1912 18.92 .1913 (to dale) ... 10.43 Average for 39 years—17 inches. „ Widgiewa records for the four years preceding are as follows:— 1866 .... ... -17.94 ,1867 ... ... 19.84 1868 ... ... 12.86 ' 1869 ... ... 16.37. Rainfall for 1912January, .60; Feb ruary, 2.48; March. .56; April, .0; May, .6; June...
Auctioneers' Reports. PRIVATE SALES OF STOCK [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
PRIVATE SALES OF STOCK Messrs. McPherson, Thorn, and Co. report having sold by private contract for the week ended Sat urday, 28th June, the following stock—1713 sheep. YARRAWONGA STOCK SALE Messrs- McPherson, Thom, and Co. also report having held their usuol foitnightly stock sale at the Yarrawonga corporation yards on Thursday, 28th June, when a good yarding of cattle, but only a mod erate supply of theep, came for ward. Prices were well on a par with late rates, having sold as fol lows Cattle : They offered on account of Messrs- James Sloane and Sons, of Mulwala station, Mulwala, a splendid line of cows and heifers from their Wood Park estate. These met with keen com petition arid sold as follows:—4 fat cows £7 2a and £7 14s, 5 fat cows, £5 17s, 7 heifers £4 18si 4 cows £4 13s, 41 cows £4 2s, 3 veal ers £2 15s. They also sold on account of different owners the followidg:—16 store heifers to £2 17s 6d, 5 store heifers to £2 16s, poddies from 22s 6d to 29s. Sheep — Fat crossbred 2-...
Urana District Hospital. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
MONTHLY MEETING. The monthly meeting of the Committee'of the Urana District Hospital was held on Tuesday, wheh'there were present:—Mr. J. Lacy Winn (chair), and Messrs M. Wise, J. Johnston, J. Tratnor, B. Knighti W. McGeoch, C W. Dun stan, and J. Wise (secretary). An application by the yardman for a rise in wages'was held over. Leave of absence was granted Matron Evans. The tender of W. R. H. Daliis ton for-funerals at £4 10s was ac cepted. MATRON'S REPORT. The Matron (Nurse Evans) re ported the number of patients treated as follows—Remaining in on 31st,May, 13 males; admitted during .June 10, 3 males 13 fe males; discharged recovered,- 8 males; relieved,, 4 males, 1 fe male; unrelieved, 1 male ; 'no deaths; remaining in hospital on June 30th, 10 males, 2 females, total 12.. Daily average, 12.6. Out-door patients, treated, 7. Fees received £17 5s, and other monies £1 16s. Paid to treasurer, £19 Is. Donations in kind were received as followsMrs. M. Wise, sherry artd fruit; Mrs. McCos...
NOTHING TO EQUAL IT. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
NOTHING TO EQUAL IT. " For. the immcdialo relief and com plete euro of influenza there is nothing equal to Chamberlain's Cough Remedy," writes Miss Fanny Bonhote, Marrawah, Tas . " It has relieved mo of this complaint and I have recommended it to neighbours who have found it to euro coughs and colds in almost any form. One dose has always given me relief and one bottle always cures my colds." Sold by all chemists and store-■ keepers.
Rule for Measuring Tanks [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
Rale for Measuring Tanfcs : Add togecner the top area and llie bottom area together with four times the middle areas, divide tho result by C, and multiply by the depth. It the ; measurements are in feet divide by 27, and the result will then bo the size of the excavation in cubic yards. Top ... 60 x 80 4800 ... top area. Bottom 20 x 20 400 ... bottom area > 40 x 60 x 4 8000 ... middle area 13,200 13,200 divided by 6--2,200. 2,200 x 10 (depth)—22,000 cubic feet 22,000 divided lry 27—8,14' —area of tank in cubic yards. • It J till want n> nnd size before sink ing you can obtain the length and breadth of what tho bottom will bo on Completion. Thus: This tank has tho top measurements GOft. by 80ft.; depth, 10fy; slopes on three sides 2 to 1, and on one side (tho roadway) 4 to 1;: in the breadth, 2 to 1 for 10ft— 20ft, this on either side,—40ft. This aubstracted from GOft. leaves 20ft. in breadth at the bottom. In the lenglh on one side, 2 to 1 slopes x 10—20ft;; and on the remaini...
OLD AGE PENSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
OLD AGE PENSIONS. The following is a statement of old age pensions granted, etc., as at June 28 1913: New South, Wales.—Granted, 40,802; rejected, 3133; deaths, 8526'; cancelled, 1134; in course, 529. ; Victoria.—Granted, 34,852; rejected, 1643; deaths, 8352; cancelled, 1154; in course, 728. Queensland.—Granted, 14,727; reject ed, 1825; deaths, 2G71; cancelled, 83G; in course, 111. South Australia.—Granted, 10,006; re jected, 710; deaths, 2024; cancelled, 273; in course, 44. West r.i Aust-alia •'- Gr nt'd. 4318; rejected, 485; deaths, 701; cancelled, 111; in course, 118.-. Tusnr'ira—Grated, 5516; Kjectcd, 273; deaths, 1059'; cancelled, 138; in course, 124. Totals—Granted, 110,281; rejected, John Norton is alleged to be writing a book on his lite, not one tine oE ■which -is to be published until t'after his demise. It is also stated that no thing but* the bare, cold truth will be told in the said volume. IC this be so. the work should .be well .worth scan ning. Mr. Tom Brown, who was...
ARDLETHAN SHARES. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
ARDLETHAN SHARPS. At the Stock Exchange last week Ardletlian share3 were much easier. A rumor was In circulation that the bottom of the Carpathia shaft, which one was not stated, was not looking so well. Tills was enough for Inves tors; and shares at once commenced to sag In value, sales ranging from 22/G down to 20/3. This acted like a bell-wether, and the other Ardlethan propositions weakened sympathetic ally. ...
An Erratic Train. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
An Erratic Train. Umjer the above heading, the follow ing appears in.. the Herald":— A great deal of inconvenience is being caused at: Narandera by^the late run ning of the Hay mail train, which has hardly run on time .once" during the "past'fortnight.'.' It was -10 minutes late on Wednesday, GO 'minutes-' late on Thursday, and 50 minutes late on Fri day. : This means that on . the days mentioned; business' people wore unable to reply to "their correspondence, as even under normal conditions there is only a space of about three hours between the receipt and despatch of the; mails. - The Narrandera Chamber of Commerce brought the matter under the-notice of the Railway-Commissioners somo thno ;ago,: but so .far no improve ment is noticeablo. We might add that similar inconve nience is being caused to .peoplo on the lino • from The Rock to Lockhart, Urana, and Oaklands. Likewise on the train from Culcairn to Corowa. The ..-manner, in which the time tables of the branch lines are upset ...
BOREE CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
.'BOREE CREEK. We have luid some good rains here lately( about 130 points, and every thing'is looking: fresh and green, bul the .roads are nearly impassable. It is quite time the Urana Shire did some work in this part. Most of the farm ers have finished sowing, and the crops are will'above ground, and all look well. The heavy frosts we have had caused the wheat to stool well.' Fallowing will soon be in full swing now, v A very succesful concert was held here recently in aid of the :Presby terian Church building fuud. Miss Bessie Morton was engaged from Mel-, bourne, and was a groat success. Ten ders are now being called, for the ercction of a church. The Roman Catholics have secured a block of land, and a .ball will be held: on the 16tii imt. to procure funds to pay for the same. A church is badly needed here, as there are a laise num ber of Catholics in tlve district. Tenders are alio called, for foncing in the recreation reserve. •*•••&lt; •• A serious"~accident befell Sir...
The State Government and the Press. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
The State Government and the Press. i.Mr,. Trefle has been hearing echoes. He complaincd last week that the Liberal press will not report at length the speeches of Labor politicians. He said that when ho was recently cam paigning in tho country "he heard magnificent speeches, but scarcely ever-saw a solitary line in print/' The latest to the Press is as fol lows:— ' I am writing to ask you, on behalf of mv party, whether you will be good enough to . publish, free of cost, any matter that may be sent to you week by week, bearing upon the legislation policy and administration of the Go vernment. The Government is only anxious that a fair statement of its policy and actions should be placed before the public, and to this end it has resolved to : supply information direct to such' of the country newd iwpers as will kindly publish all or any portion of ,the matter sent them The information supplied will be thoroughly reliable, and interestingly written, and may easily be made a feature o...
GENERAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
GENERAL ITEMS. The Rev. Father M. Byrne, who nt Wangaratta last week celebrated the silver jubilee of his priesthood, ;w as tendered a social gathering anil pre sented with a purse of 310 sovs., in addition to other tributes of. apprecia tion. A ''record was established by the hospital street collections at Coota inundra this year, when £199 was re ceived. : Friday morning was-a record dajr at Albury-and Upper -Murray. In many instances the water taps were . completely frozen, and hot water had to be" applied before they would run. At Tallangatta (Vic.) two little sons o£ Mr. ,F. Meurant, blacksmith, aj>3d. 4 and 2 years, were playing together. The elder boy was chopping wood, when the younger put his right hand on the block. The axe cut. his hariJ. terribly, and the fingers were, nearly severed; Dr. J. H. Patterson, who at tended the little boy, fears that the use of his hand will be lost. The Adelong and Tumut "Express" has unearthed a new industry. It says: There is money in r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
: , [LEGAL NOTICE.] ' PERCY MEILLON, SOLICITOR, &c„ JERILDERIE, Commissioner for Affidavits for N.S.W. and Victoria, ■WILL ATTEND AT URANA, BERRIUAN AND OTHER TO'.Y.VS WHEN , REQUIRED. •Trust Monies to Lend, on approved se curities in any amount, at lowest current rates ol interest. [LEGAL NOTICE.] MR. N. TREVOR JONES, (Formerly of Narandera.) BEGS to give notice that he has," aa a Solicitor, acquired the prac tice of MR. S. ELLIOTT NAPIER, of Lockhart, and will carry on the practice of his profession. OFFICE: M'CRACKEN'S BUILDINGS, GREEN STREET, LOCKHART. Mr. Trevor Jones will visit URANA regularly on Court days—Fourth Thurs day in each month; and other Courte when desired. A CARD.] Geo. K. Allen, L.D.S. (BY EXAM.) DENTAL SURGEON, LOCKHART. WILL visit URANA monthly on the WEDNESDAY following 2nd Sun day, at Mrs. Tracey's Royal George Hotel. NEXT VISIT TO URANA: NOTICE. TO OUR ADVERTISERS . AND SUBSCRIBERS. - We desire to notify that we have dis pensed of our interests in th...
Development of Riverina. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
Development of Riverina. Full agreement ■with tlie New South Wales Minister for Public Works oil the def-iraVility of pushing on the de velopment of Rtv6rlna by railway con struction is expressed by the Victorian Minister for Hallways. Mr. Blllson stated that he had noticed with great interest and pleasure that Mr. Grif fith hart again expressed his view of the urgent1} and' desirability of open ing up lauds on the New South Wales side by means of railways which ■would cciinect with the Victorian sys tem. The recent reference of Mr.t Griffith to the quality of the land be tween Jcrilderie and Deniliquin, and thence ou to Moama, 'served to show that it was being realised that the best way tb settle and develop ..that part, of the country was by means of rail way construction. Already it had t> en determined by the Governments of New Sout.Ii Wales and Victoria to ■Join in the construction of two brid ges—one at Euston and one at Yelta —for the purpose of carrying railways across th...
Federal Statistics. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
Federal Statistics. The Federal Customs revenue for the financial year ended Monday amounted' to £15,536,606—an increase for the 12 months of £826,407. ■ The Post Office revenue for the year amounted to £4,215,507—an increase of £298,908. : The number of old age and invalid pensions in force is 83,200. Maternity allowances for the year cost £412,600, the number granted in the Commonwealth being 82,513. The New South Wales figures were:— Customs revenue, £6,643,068; postal: returns, £1,624,978; pensions, £32,278; maternity allowances, £31,044.
FARMERS' MEMBERS CONGRATULATED. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
FARMERS' MEMBERS CONGRATULATED. A feature of the opening ses sion of the Farmers and Sett lers' Association conference in Sydney on Monday was the chorus of congratulation to the representatives recently elected to the Federal Parliament. The felicitations included the vocal declaration that the new mem bers were all 'jolly good fellows' Mr. Patten,the president, and the elect of the Hume, was the principal recipient of honor, but another appropriate motion was carried concerning . Messrs. Falkiuer, of the Riverina, Pig gott, Conroy. Abbott, and Flem ing- In his acknowledgment Mr Patten paid the same tribute to the work of the ladies that he and Mr. Falkiner; were unanim ous in according at the,; recent Liberal rally in Wagga.
MATERNITY CLAIMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
MATERNITY CLAIMS. The following statement of maternity allowance claims granted, etc., as at June 28, 1913, was issued 011 Tues day:— New South Wales.—Granted, 31,044; rejected, 289; under consideration,-590. Total, 31,923. Victoria.—Granted, 22,750; rejected, 118; under consideration, 406.—Total, 23,274. / Queensland;—Grantcd, 12,162; reject ed, 74; under consideration, 121.—lotal 12,357. South Australia.—Granted, 7577; re jected, 51; under consideration, 119.— Total, 7747. West Australia.—Granted, 5417; re jected,. 59; under consideration, 222.— Total, 5698. Ttsm nia—Or-nt*', 86R8: rejected, 29; under consideration, 43. — Total, 3665. Totals.—Grantel, 82,643 ; rajected, 620; under consideration, 1501.—Total, 84,664.
The Urana Independent PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. TELEPHONE NUMBER, 28. FRIDAY, JULY 11, 1913 LOCAL AND GENERAL. URANA RESOLUTION CARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
rmta ImUpwtyw. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. TELEPHONE NUMBER, 28. FRIDAY, JULY 11, 1913 LOCAL AND GENERAL. URANA RESOLUTION CARRIED. The annual convention of the Pastures Protection Boa rds opened in Sydney on Monday night. The resolut ions approved of included one sent forward by the Urana Board, that section 18, sub-section 1, of the Pastures Protection Act, _1912, relating to rates on agricultnral land, be amended by the deletion of the words 'Provided also that, in the case of agricultural, land, it shall be at one sheep to three acres.' —
CATHOLIC CHURCH (Lockhart Parish.) [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
CATHOLIC CHURCH (Lockhart Parish.) Mass will be celobrated as follows:— Mount Carmol, Lockhart.—Every 1st" and 3rd Sunday at 8 and 11 a.m. Vespers at 7.30 p.m. St. Fiacro's, Urana.—Every 2nd and 4th Sunday at 11 a.m. Vespers at 7.80 p.m. St Ita's, Urangeline.—Every fifth Sun day (when occurring) at 11 a.m. Printed and Published by Charles Wilmol Dunstan, for the Proprietors, Dunstan Bros., at thoir Machine Printing Works, Anna-streot, Urana, in the State of Now South Wales.- _