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Red Cross Society. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 11 July 1919
Red Cross Society. The secretary of the local Red Cross Society (Mrs J. Heam) Jus received the following letter of ap preciation fiom the lierrigan Shire Conticil:— Shire Office, June 16th, 1919.— The Hon. Seen tary Red Cross So ciely, Toeumwal—Dear Madam,— J have been directed by my council to convey lu your members their hearty appreciation of your splen did work pel formed during the past four years in providing comforts for our soldiers on active service. It is no doubt gratifying to you to be able to look back on yotjr efforts and realise that they were the meaus of brightening up many of our boys at a time when it was hard to see the silver lining The couu- [ cil H.is placed a rninuie on its re cords of the excellent work perf' rm ed by your society;—'Yours faith fully, Win. A. Yates, shire clerk. The following articles were for warded by the local society to the head depot at Government House recently:—168 handkerchiefs, ,33 toilet bags, 8 scarves, 8 pair py jamas, 5 pair sox...
Varying Rainfall Records. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 11 July 1919
Varying Rainfall Records. • At one of the meetings of the Progress Association a member ob served that the discrepancy In the rainfall legislations at Tocumwal with neighbouring townships led him to think the local gauge was not putting in faithful work. It was lesolved to wrlto to the Federal Meteorologist on the question, and the following reply has beeu receiv ed by Mr F. W. Beasley, the Associ ation's secretary:— Sir;—In reply to your letter of the 21st Instant, I should be obliged if you would let me know which way ypu consider the exposure of the gauge at the Tocumwal Post Office is defective. Comparing the results for the last 5 years with Cob ram, Finley and Berrigan there does not appear to be much the matter with the records. Kerrigan always does get more rain than you do, and the woist year in comparison with Berrigan is 1917. In that year Jan nary was an exceedingly wet mouth in some parts of New South Walen, due to extensive uiousoonal disturb ances, and the rains did n...
Horse Stealing Alleged. LOCAL RESIDENT ARRESTED [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 11 July 1919
Horse Stealing Alleged. LOCAL.RESIDENT ARRESTED Al tho local court on Tuesday morning, before Dr Hill J.P., James Breeu, jimr., a ' local resident, who was arrested the same morning by Sergt Byrne and Cons.-.Ftlau, was presented on the -following char ges:— , . _ That lie did at-near Huley oti or about the month of January, 1918, being then the bailee of a brown draught gelding (branded semi-cir cle over W oil near shoulder) the property of James Doyle, of Wood soine Lees Station, did fraudulently take the same by exchanging it for another draught gelding with one Diinca,n MoKenzie Mr J. B. Beard appeared for ac cused. •> Sergt. Byrne applied for a re mand for eight days, which was granted.. Accused wa; admitted to bail In self of ,£50,■ and two sureties of £25 each. A similar charge was preferred agaiust accused in respect to an al leged exchange of a horse with Ed ward Jolley, at Tocumwal on or about 16th Jtareh 1917.' He was liberated ou bail of similar sureties j as in the fi...
General. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 11 July 1919
General. A lot of local punters scored on Saturday by backing Malone's Flnley at the Richmond races. Wiil Cumfort appropriated the Grand National Hurdle at Fleming ton last Saturday. I'or to-morrow's Steeplechase we fancy Doiran 1, O'd Muugindi 2, Cobram 3. Dempsey got all the better of Joss Willard in three rounds in the world's heavy-weight boxing cham pionship last Saturday. The giant Willard was very severely punished.
Golf. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 11 July 1919
Golf. A geut's 9-liole stioke competi tion was playe 1 ovr the liuks ou •Wednesday afternoon iii ideal weather. The green's were In bad ordet, which inilita'ed against low seeing. The result was a tie, H. H'am (9) and H McVittie -(15) handing in cards of 38 nett Scores were as follows :— Gross. Hep. Nett. H. Hearn..." ... '47 9 38 H McVittie ... 53' 15 38 Ai. J. Williams... 44 5 39 H. Wise ... ' ... 20 43 J' Ford 62 47 Cupt. Rarkes ... JS 2Q 58 Nexf Wednesday afternoon a ladies 9-hole stroke, competition will be held. Ladies desirous. of competing are asked to hand in their names to the hon secretary (A. J. Williams) by Tuesday even ing aeict'. ■
Is it Coming to This? SHALL WE FLY ACROSS EUROPE BEFORE LUNCH? [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 11 July 1919
Is it Coming to This ? f? SHALL WE PLY ACROSS EUROPE BHSX>RE LUNCH? "I must hurry or I shall lose my ooropia&o ?" It iB not unlikely that-within o fui? years this remark will becomi &lt;lG2to a commonplace. Jones and Brown, who now hustle to catch the 9.22 fast, will stroll down to embark on the 8.45 aero plane, with tho consciousness thai tboy will be wafted promptly and pleasantly to their destinations with all the despatch of the magic carpet. War has indeed so vitalised the science of airmensbip that no stretch of imagination as to itB prospects can bo too wild. The commercial ucea of the air havo become so ob vious that it is clcar that, when Europe is at peace, great air com panies will arise to dispute the sup remacy of transport with the railway and shipping companies. We shall take trips to Paris and Madrid as casually and with little more expenditure of time than we now take jaunts to Walton Heath 01 Southend, Cook's fortnightly and threo-week trips, ins...
GOOD KITCHEN TOWELS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 11 July 1919
GOOD KITCHEN TOWELS. These, mado from strong unbleached llnon, about 7d or 8d a yard arc too good to bo allowed to wear into flhreda or boles whon & little tirst-aid will prolong thoir lives. A loop to hang it by, should be sewn at eacb end of a kitchen towol. When n hole occurs, either darn or patch it neat ly. A large kitchen towel, say a yard square, is muib more economical than two small ones, and will last much longer. Whon too thin for their orlg 1 inal purpoeo, cut out the centre and make two email cloths, to bo used in any way preferred. There id . in removing white hot water from polished tourfaces, (but an equal mixture of linseed oil and methylated spirits is often effective. Shako this mixture well and apply to tho stain with tho finger, and the mark. will disappear, as if by magic ; afterwards rub with «. soft cloth. It is better to apply the remedy with the finger than a cloth, as will |>e proved by those who try it. Lay a piece of newspaper ovor the sink st...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 11 July 1919
J. M'Namara & Co. Auctioneers, LAND & FINANCE AGIJNTS Shepparton H.O. TATURA, TALLYGAROOPNA, DOOKIE, KATANDRA. Pkrsonal supiumsion in drafting and SUU.ing of au. Stock kntkustud to" us. PROMPT SETTLEMENTS,1 TRUST MONEY TO LEND. Lists of Stock and Land for Sal'o posted on application. Correspondence Invited. Sale Fixtures: Special Stock and Horse sales a speciality. J. McNAMARA & CO., Auctioneers, Shepparton, Dookle and Tatura AUCTIONEERS, ETC., SHEPPHRTOIV, NATHHLia and NUMURKHH. ' Klalla stock sale as advertised. Cosgrove stock sale as advertlsod. Nallnga stock sale 1st Wednesday every month. The Mart sale every Saturday Natbalia stock sale every Tjurs day. HENRY TUCK. Auctioneer, Si^k and Sialic Agents, cobram, & tocumwai,. i REARING Sales conducted u any part of Victoria or Nev South Wales, monky to i.und on Broad Acuh At Lowest Interest. Properties for sale in 3c ulburn Valley of Vie oria, and Riverina N S. V> Lists of Land and Stock for Sal' p...
TO-MORROW'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 11 July 1919
: TO-MORROW'S MATCHES. Tocuinwal meet Berrigan on the local ground to-morrow aftern jo". Results to date go to indicate that the visitors are a bit too good for the other contesting clubs, but Toke can always be relied on to put up u good name on their own ground, and an exciting tussle is therefore ai tlclpated. Non members will be charged 6d. admission. Finley and Coree meet again at Finlfiy. Tocumwal's team for to-morrow is as follows :—Cann, Herberte, I/orenz, Powell (2), eo, Harris, Mansell (3), Haynes, Wilson,. Sullivan, Haley (2), Ware, Beach ley> : Butterfield. .Emergencies— Crohin, Davies, Quirk.
NOTHING SERIOUS. NOT THE SAME THING. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 11 July 1919
NOTHING SERIOUS. NOT THE SAME THING. Certain of the patio-nts at the mil itary hospital had proved rather re fractory when it camo to taking their medicincB. The pretty little Red i Cross nurse in cbargo at longth ro tflorted to the feminine expedient of j promising that each obedient pationt ' would reccivo a kiss an a roward. In a moment every medicine glare wao emptied. It happened that the elderly mat ron was Ji)ttho ward at the time, and the next-day ..ohrj detof^rttned^p adopt the Btime 'iiVen^ure.' Buf* thisi;time the men did not soem oagcr to take the nait otlercdj . r. *. Fortunately the lady had a sense of numour. "If you don't take your medicine," she then said in triumph; "I'll order you all to kiss me." Mrs. Pinker stared at Mrs. Murphy, j "You're looking quite feetivo to* | nay ? 'Ad a fortune left yer ?" "No, Mrs. Pinker. But mc son Pat j comes out to-day, and I'm bubblln' I aver wiri pride av him." ''Thought the judge gave him seven i years." I "Yea, but bedad he's b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 11 July 1919
Victorian Producers' Co-operative Company -LIMITED 589-808 Collins Street, Melbourne Sell on consignment:—live stock, wool, grain, iiidiss, skins, tallow, chaff POTATOES, AND ALL kinds OF PRODUCES. Rebates to shareholders on Live Stock, Cornsacks, Twines, Oils, ctc. Government Shipping Agents undor the Victorian Government Wheat Schema. Woolsolling Brokers under the War Precautions (Wool) Regulations. Sheep Skin Agents under the War Precautions (Sheep Skin) Regulations. Rabbit Skin Agents undor the War Precautions (Rabbit Skin) Regulations. Auction sales weekly ot Hides, Skins and Tallow. Tuesdays and Thursdays—Dairy Produce. Fridays—Dead Meat. Live stock sales as follows:— Tuesdays, Newmarket, Sheep and Lambs. Wednesdays ( Newmarket, Fat Cattle. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Corporation Yards, Pigs. Fridays, Corporation Yards, Dairy and Store Cattle. Bendigo—Mondays, Sheep and Lambs-.. Tuesdays, Cattle and Calves. Fridays,^Pigs. . Senalla—Alternate Tuesdays, Sheer; Lambs. jCattlo.and.P...
THOMAS WAS RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 11 July 1919
THOMAS WAS RIGHT. A chaufleur had applied for a posi tion with a newly-rich family., which ispired to be "top-notch" socially, ind was being interviewed by the mistress of the houee. i "We call our servants by theli j lest name," she announced. "What ie /our last name ?" "You had best call mo Thomas," replied the applicant. "No ; we insist that you be willing co be called by your last namo. You won't do at all, otherwise." "Ob, I'm willing, but I don't think the family would like to use it," "What is your last name, then ?" tatd the prospective employer. "Darling, ma'am—Thomas DarUog'
Avenue of Honor. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Stock Journal — 11 July 1919
Avenue of Honor. A ninoling (if Nulixcriliors and allium intorimlod in l.lio Avmiun of Honor whh hold i'h tliu Alochanics'' lnntiluto 1111 Monday iivoning. Mi' A. S'loldriok whh volod to tlio clmir. Tlio niinntuH of tliu hint goneral utcotipg wcro road, unci eonfinnuit oil Itin mbiinn of Mchhi'h Unison mid Wol.li. In answor to a question why only a fuw ciirrajougH luivu brim plantod iimtond of n» ninny n« of nilky nakii, aboriginally douidi'd, Iho noorntary (Mi- \V. Ciiirin) Hlaloil that it was found impossible to proouro tlio r«i &lt;Iuinitu ii 11 m Itoi- of curnijongn fit timn of planting. A financial staliHiionl ttuh tahlod, and it wan shown that nhoiit £20 was nwjmvod to moet outstanding liabilitiojf, and to uomploto tin aumuo to tliu ntimbor of 157 troos, all naouioly guardod. Tlio amount nf niouoy rivinod to dahi totalled ,£Hl8/ll/8, and tlio disburnoniouU ainouutod to ^104/17,11. Th« principal account owing unit to >S. UntRwn.of /, 1 (i/H/A fov Ivoflgtiavds. Tlio H...