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Ironworkers' Wages Board. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
Ironworkers' Wages Board. (To the Editor.) ? Sir, — Allow me a little of your valuable space to express my great surprise at the action of the Ironworkers' Association in their choice for Wages Board representa tives. At a special meeting of that union on Wednesday night last the appointment of two representatives on the Wages Board came up for discussion. To my great sur prise, Mr. G. Dunn, of the Engine Drivers and Firemens' Association was one of the two selected — Mr. Ward, of the ironworks, being the other. Now, does this not strike you as rather a peculiar action for a union to take — that Js, to go outside their own comrades for a suitable representative on the board. Surely out of a membership of over 600 the members could find more than one suJtable for the position. I do not wish to infer that Mr. Dunn is not capable of the position, as I think he is a very good man in that capacity; but I take it as a slur on the Ironworkers' Association. Why pick out the Enarine Drivers ...
THE LAZY HEIR. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
THE LAZY HEIR. A man who was heir to a fortune at last acquired the wealth, and thereupon gave up all work, being certain that the only way to enjoy life was to be idle. So far from being happy, he was one of the most miserable of men. He lounged about, spent money like water, yet without getting any satisfaction from it, and before long he had spent all his fortune. Not long afterwards some thieves relieved^him of the other half, and so. he had to turn to and earn his living once more. Strange to say, with the return of work came a return of happiness, and be no longer regretted the loss of that which, be fore, he thought to be the thing of all im portance.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
' C. W- :8IMP8ON Dental Mechanic, MAIN STREET, LITHfi©W ? Opposite E.S. and A. Bank All classes of work skilfully done at lowest prices. A full upper or lower set of teeth from £2 2s. Beat workmanship and only best material used. Satisfaction guaranteed Hours— 9 a.m, to 8 p.m.
PROGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
PROGRESS. Mr. Em. Goodwin, proprietor of the Odd fellows' Hall, is having extensive improve ments effected to the exterior, also to the dressing room and stage. This Bplendid hall is now replete in every way, and pat rons can rely on every comfort.
SKILLED WORKERS NOT TO ENLIST. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
SKILLED WORKERS NOT TO ENLIST. The recruiting officer at Lithgow is in re ceipt of advice from the Minister for De fence that skilled men from the Small Arms Factory, dockyards, iron and steel works must not be enlisted unless provided with permits from their respective managers. Men from the Commonwealth and State de partments also are not to be enrolled unless the heads of departments have given their consent.
ORANGEMEN FOR THE FRONT. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
ORANGEMEN FOR THE FRONT. At a meeting of the local Orange Lodge last Monday night four brethren, who are going to the front were farewelled. They are Bros. D. Rowe, W. Burrell, Garbutt, and Yates. Speeches of an appreciative charac ter as to the good qualities of the brethren named also admiration at the stand they had taken were made by several members, and were responded to by our soldier com rades. May they have a good time and come back safely is the wish of everyone.
CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
CONFERENCE. A conference between representatives of the Western District Coal and Shale Em ployees' Federation and the representatives of the Boulden Lodge and the proprieors of the Main Range Colliery was held at Wal lerawang last Saturday, to draw up an agreement for the working of Main Range Colliery. After an all-day sitting an amic able agreement was arrived at in regard to all but two or three clauses, upon which the proprietors agree to give a reply to the Federation at an early date.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
Guns, Rifles, Revolvers, Ammunition, and Gun Repairs. WRITE FOR PRICE LIST. Second-hand Bicycles from £3 and £4. [FULLY GUARANTEED.] ZENITH, NORTON, & SINGER Motor Cycles. For full particulars apply to T. W. HENDERSON, Ltd. 40 & 42 Park Street, Sydney.
SONGS AT EVE. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
SONGS AT EVE. H O sweetly sang the birds upon the bough: i . 'Sweet, sweet,' | To mates who fondy listened: | 'Pretty sweet, [£ 'Sweet, sweet.' f ' There were pussies down below, And they too sat in a row. And they murmured to each other softly: 'Meat, Fresh meat.' ! O sweetly rose the chorus of their mews, | 'Mieu, mieu!' [ 'Tis the slumber song of even which they | . . use, ,. [ 'Mieu, mieu!' I What can soothe like pussies' call,' k From the orchard's ivied wall? | To the feathered folk how lovingly they sue, I 'Mieu, mieu!' 5. For the pussies *much admired tho birds « above; s ('What a treat!') i And Miss Tab entreated Tom to whisper 'Sweet,' (Oh, the cheat!) 'There's a supper overhead,' ; 'Makes me hungry, too,' Tom said. 'But they're deaf, or they'd be charmed to hear me tweet, Tweet, tweet.' I But the knowing birds were not to be de I, ceived that night; I They roopt.ed on the bough till morning I' light grew bright. I 'Only feathers and mere fluff!' I Cried the cats in angry ...
FOR THE CHILDREN. Fun & instruction for Boys & Girls THIS WEEK'S PUZZLES. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
[?] J Fun & Instruction for Boys & Girls Conducted by 'Uncle Joe.' THIS WEEK'S PUZZLES. This week's puzzles are, Uncle Joe thinks, auite easy enough for any child of five years . ot age up. No. 1 is an Arcostic Chronogram ; No. 2 is a Rebus ; while No. 3 is a Numerical Charade. Now, nephews and nieces, try hard and see if you cannot win. Trying to solve puzzles are just the thing these cold, winter evenmgB. No. 1.— ARCOSTIC CHRONOGRAM. The initials from the date of a gn.at battle. 1. — Mercury's mother. 2. — A lady turned into a laurel. 3. — The fourth Ceasar. 4. — A witch. 5. — The inventor of the alphabet. 6. — One of the Achilles horses; 7. — The god of fire. NO. 2.— REBUS. First write down nothing at all, Then add to it half a score. Three-fifths of forty next install. Then add five hundred more. All this will make a town of fame. . Pray, reader, can you guess its name1? NO. 3.— NUMERICAL CHARADE. I consist of ten letters and two words. My 5, 10, 8, 3, is a lumin...
TWO PUPPIES AND A CAT. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
TWO PUPPIES AND A CAT. I thought it quite an easy thing, To lead two pups, each on a string; But, going at a gentle pace, They saw a cat, and soon gave chase. I had to run, they went' so' fast; But when they caught her up at last, She dodged, and they .dashed after her ? All round my feet— I couldn't stir. I Round, round they rushed and wouldn't \ stop, . . ? [ Until I felt just like a top, | For I, alas, waa well 'wound tip' I .With strings belonging to each pup! Then, worst of all, they struggled free; The cat looked round to find a tree, But, catching sight of me instead, Took refuge, growling, on my head! —Leslie Mary Oyler, in 'Little Folks.'
Hartley District 8-Hour Committee [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 14 August 1915
Hartley District 8-Hour Committee The usual meeting of the above was held on Wednesday night last, when the follow ing were present: — Messrs, Summons (vice president) in the chair; O'Reilly, Wallace, . Thomas, R. Jones, Brooks Field, Holding, Carroll, Hegarty, W. Jones, and Harrington. Apologies were received from Messrs. Dixon, T. Smith, S. Smith, C. Barwell, God den, E. Jones, most of whom are ironwork ers delegates, that body having an impor tant meetingg on that night. While apol ogies were not sent, mention must be made of the absence of the whole of the Small Arms delegates with the exception of one. They were all on the night shift. . Donations of . £1/1/- from Mr. S. Bau mache, and £1/1/- from his- Worship the Mayor were handed in. ' Mr. W. P. Pedersen, Secretary, A. .S. E., mentioning that now they bad 200 members, a third delegate had been appointed, viz., Mr. W. McKeith. . Harold Costa, of Katoomba, wrote ask ing for tickets. Archer and Walsh, Sydney, wrote r-S quoting f...