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Children's Corner. Anotner competition. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 11 April 1919
o Children's Coprvep. © OrSc?. T* - ^ By Sister Susie. Anotner competition. Once again the editor has promised a prize of ">/- to the boy and girl who send in the best letter telling me about their favorite pet or pets, such a dog, or horse, or perhaps a bird. 1 once knew a man who treasured up a box of lizards. Now, they were very curious pets, were they not ? He seemed to lind j much pleasure in them and in feeding j them with flies and sugar, etc. Perhaps | some of you away in the north have i found strange pets. Write and tell me about them. Send in your letters by the end of the month. Write 011 one side ot the paper only, and address your letters : to Sister Susie, Box 2.57, Post Oilice, j Newcastle. I This week I have found a little storv 1 you may enjoy. I wonder how many I of you try to write stories? It is great j fun trying. Robert Louis Stevenson, of j whom J told you recently, thought of j many of his stories as he lay sick in | bed. j The Wolf Upstairs. I i Kven whe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 11 April 1919
The • ' ; -V &lt; . ; "v." •: -• ■ Correct « ■:•. .. : * in Corsetry. The necessity of good corsets cannot be too strongly recommended to those who do not realise this fact THE "JOY" benig of modish design, exquisite workmanship and faultless fitting are consequently the most comfort-giving corsets of the day. Rustless—Of British Make, by the World's Best Makers.
THE PROGRESSIVE FARMERS Selection of Seed Maize. HINTS FOR THE THRIFTY. Ten Simple Rules for the Field, and Ten for the Barn. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 11 April 1919
(S£THE PROGRESSIVE FARMER.^ v: Seed Maize. HINTS FOR THE THRIFTY. Ten Simple Rules for .the Field, and Ten for the Barn. The following rules for the selection of seed maize in the field are recom mended ,by the Department of Agricul ture:— (1) Select plants which produce good ears under normal or adverse conditions of space, etc., in the field. (2) On poor ground select all ears from suckerless stalks, and on rich soil, those, if possible, which bear ears on the suckers. (3) Do not select for two or more ears per stalk unless the first ear is up to standard. (4) Select ears which are of compara tively medium height on the stalk— neither too high nor too low. (5) Select 011I3* those ears which are well protected by the husk. (fi) Avoid short shanked ears, and also a shank which is too thin or ex cessively thick. (7) Select only those ears which droop at maturity. (8) Avoid thin stalked plants, and those which taper too rapidly to tin* ear. (9) Select those plants which produce a larg...
WERRIS CREEK—DUBBO RAILWAY. Line Completed Would Be a Boon to Owners of Starving Stock. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 11 April 1919
WERRIS CREEK— DUBBO RAILWAY. Line Completed Would Be a Boon to Owners of Starving Stock. (By W. H. Bemi.) The Pubbo-Werris Creek railway has been the topic of much discussion i't Gulgong during the present drought. Storkowners who desire to truck stock to the New England district are com pelled to send them via Sy Iney, a dis tance of several hundred miles, "where as, it; this railway line were completed a couple of hundred miles would com plete the journey. This line would bo a great boon to stockowners in dry times, as stock could be transferred from Pubbo and surrounding districts to New England and vice versa at a minimum of expense and trouble. Very frequently one of these parts of the State lias good grass and feed, while tha other is quite barren.
Decentralisation Some Day, Perhaps. PREMIER'S VAGUE STATEMENT Always Against North Coast Railway—Decentralisation After Millstones Have Rolled Away. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 11 April 1919
Decentralisation Some Day, Perhaps. PREMIER'S VAGUE STATEMENT Always Against North Coast Rail way—Decentralisation After Millstones Have Rolled Away. On the question of railways lie would renounce all responsibility for the North Coast railway, said the Premier (Mr. Holman) at Armidale on Monday, as reported in the Armidale Chronicle. He was always against it, and had al ways held that the coast should have been united with the highlands, with lines running east and west. A line running parallel with the coairt must be in direct opposition to sea-borne traffic. When the coalition Government took of fice there was nothing for it but to go on with the job and finish it. Tf the Government were challenged with the query, "Why ha.ven't you enterprised a decentralisation policy during the past few years?" the financial strin gency of that period was the sole ex planation. As it was now there was a vast amount of money invested in works, many uncompleted and unpro ductive. Once the present...
DEATH OF A VETERAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 11 April 1919
DEATH OF A VETERAN. The death occurred 011 Tuesday even ing of one of the Ma&leay's oldest and mo-Jt respected residents in the person of Mr. Robert Butterfield, sen., of Com mandant Hill, who had reached the age or 88 years. He was born in England, and came put ti: Australia about the time of the wreck of the Dunbar, about 1857. His first wife died about 14 years ago. He was married at Kissing Point, and about a year after the union came to the Macleay. He lived, at uVIuu Island and then went to the Nulla, where he s.pent about two years. Dur ing his residence there he was on one occasion lost in the bush for two days, and the whole populace of the district was out searching for him. A gun which he left beside a tree was never found. He afterwards resided at Don dingalong and Kempsey. He leaves four sons, Messrs. George, Charles, Ro bert and Arthur, all of the Kempsey dintrict, and one daughter, Mrs, Geo. Milligan, of East Kempsey.
KNITTING HINTS. Vest for Child (2nd size). [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 11 April 1919
KNITTING HINTS. Vest for Child (2nd size). Use 2-ply wool and east on 120 stitches. As a child grows very fast during the first year, the vest will need to be very big at first. If 3-ply wool is used cast on 100 stitches. Knit two plain two purl for about 14 inches. Then knit off 25 for the shoulder, cast off 50, and continue to l&lt;nit on the remaining 25 for about six inches. Take off the other 35 stitches and knit on them for six inches.. Then cast on 50 on the side nearest the other shoulder. Knit in the other slioulder piece, and continue knitting till the second side is as big as the first. Finish the neclc and armholes with crochet. Sim-Raysed Fruits. Australian dried fruits can hold their own anywhere, and Mildura is known throughout the 'Commonwealth, and pro bably beyond, as the home of the Aus tralian dried fruit industry. The Aus traiian urieu l'Tiurs Association nas ready the Sun-raysed recipe book for all good Australian housewives. It is to be had for four pe...
Of Interest to Women, Women Volunteers. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 11 April 1919
1 «y.: Of Interest to Women, -r By Mother o' Pearl | Women Volunteers. There is every indication that pneu monic-influenza is making headway in this State, and the time may come—in deed, almost has come—when there will be insufficient trained help to cope with the sufferers' needs. All those women who have left in the years be hind them a trained knowledge should set about organising in some way to help others in distress. There must be many trained nurses, now married, whose domestic calls could be so ar ranged as to permit of them forming a voluntary army of help. So far Aus tralia has known little of the grim nearness of war, but this is a war with in Australia, which will need the help of her women volunteers to stamp out Much is being done by Red Gross workers and other patriotic bodies, but there is still work awaiting women whose training must be of great value just now. Where trained help is not forthcom ing much can be done by reasonable commonsense aid. Also, all women sho...
TIDINGS OF THE NORTH. DISTRICT NEWS. MANILLA. New Hospital Matron. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 11 April 1919
TIDINGS OF THE NORTH. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS. DISTRICT NEWS. MANILLA. New Hospital Matron. At a meeting of the Manilla Hospital Committee, Matron Blanche Lee, of Urana, was appointed Matron of the hospital, in place of Matron Smith, re- signed. Soldiers Home Again. A welcome home is to be tendered to Corporal Fenton Horan, D.C.M. and &nbsp; bar, who has returned to Manilla. Pri- vate Jack McKinnon and Lance-Cor- poral L. McKinnon are returning to Australia. Church Officials. The annual meeting of parishioners took place recently in the Mechanics' Institute. Messrs. Lamb, Vincent, and Jackson were appointed church ward- ens. The parochial council elected to as follows :— Messrs. Pearce, Preston (Vicar's nominations), Stoddart, Done- ghue, Fuller, Townley, Coupland, J. J. Abberfield. Board of presentation :— Messrs. Stoddart, Pearce, Vincent. The Influenza Epidemic. Manilla realises the seriousness of the influenza epidemic. Two months ago Aid. Kremer advocated the co...
An Old Prophecy Comes True. £11,000 MINING DEAL. Old Prospector is Well Rewarded After Years of Hard Work. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 17 April 1919
An Old Prophecy Comes True. £11,000 MINING DEAL. Old Prospector is Well Rewarded After Years of Hard Work. The fact of the discovery and sale, at £11,000, of the valuable gold-bearing reef, at Coo'placurripa, the samples of which being assayed reveal the high value of eighteen ounces to the ton, ' will be of very great interest to some of the old mining identities of both Gloucester and the Manning, according to the Advocate. Forty-live years ago, and long before the G'opeland rush, when the "Mountain Maid" mine was dis covered, Xowendoc, in the vicinity of Cooplacurripa, was known as a fairly payable alluvial field. Indeed, a few fortunes were made there. This was in the days of the late Thomas Laurie, who at that time owned the Nowendoc Station. The Cells digging was also in the sainn vicinity, and some good gold was discovered in that locality too. Mr. Western, of Winghain, made a nice little bit at No wen doc, as did also Mr. W. Ferris, his son-in-law, while Mr. Dun can McPherso...
MODERN FARMING METHODS. Department of Agriculture's Programme. FARMERS PROFIT BY EXPERIMENTS. What the Government is Doing to Help the Man On the Land. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 17 April 1919
MODERN FARMING METHODS. Department ol Agriculture's Programme. FARMERS PROFIT BY EXPERIMENTS. What the Government is Doing to Help the Man On the Land. Last week some idea was given in the Voice of the North of the multipli city of ways in which the Department of Agriculture is seeking to affect the farm practice of the. State and to en hance the profits of farmers. We out lined the educational -policy in connec tion with the College and the farm schools, and then showed that the vari ous farms are also exercising an im portant influence in their own respec tive districts. Modern Methods. But that- recital by no means ex hausted the activities of the Depart ment in the way of popularising mo dern methods of increasing-the proclu-?;; of the soil. On numerous farmers' plots the best varieties, culturn; thods, fertilisers, etc., are.tested for 111'■ benefit of the-farmers of the locality The plots were initiated in connection with wheat eight or nine-'years' ago, but so effective have ...
THE BULGA RAILWAY Would Greatly Help the Repatriation Scheme. WORK FOR HUNDREDS OF SOLDIERS. Very Valuable Timber Lamds Opened Up Would Defray the Cost. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 17 April 1919
THE BULGA RAILWAY Would Greatly Help the Repatriation Scheme, WORK FOR HUNDREDS OF SOLDIERS. Very Valuable Timber Lamds QPene^ Up Would Defray the Cost. The Mayor and aldermen of Wing ham Municipal Council have long re cognised the need .for a line of railway .!n Wingham to the Bulga, linking up with Com boy ne and the New Eng land Tableland. In specially advocating this line of railway at the present time according to the Wingham Chronicle, they are actuated not only by a confidence that it would open up for the benefit of the State one of the richest and, from an economic point of view, one of the most valuable belts of timber land in the whole of Australia, but they are more particularly actuated >by the as surance that it would immediately af ford an opportunity for the employ ment of some thousands of returned soldiers in its formation, and when formed would give access to a country eminently suitable for the settlement of a large number of those whom it is the earnest desir...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 17 April 1919
An Advertisement To obtain the Best Possible Results, should • • * * 1. Attract. 2. Be Read. 3. Convince, and 4. Instil into the reader's mind the decision to Buy the Goods described. As the Voice of the North Commerce and Business writer stated in a recent issue, an advertisement WELL WRITTEN, and backed up by the goods as represented in the announcement will more than repay in additional profits the cost of advertisement. I write good, strong advertisements—the kind to fulfil every, condition set out above , I deal only with business men who conduct their businesses ou legitimate lines Every business man for whom I write announcements is a satisfied client Perhaps I can make for you a bigger profit on the same amount as you now spend ANDREW S. GERRAND, Advertising Consultant, 37 Bolton St., Newcastle. Post Office Box 257. 'Phone, Newcastle 456. THE TRUNK FOR TRAVELLING " CORRUGATED—No. 20." Tastes like the best freshly roasted coffee—is stronger and more economical than other esse...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 17 April 1919
HRHOTT'S BISCUITS. Buyers of cornsacks, chaff bags (New and Second Hand) Also wheatmeal, hay, chaff, grain, Etc., (Wholesale Only), send your Orders to GEORGE CAMPBELL, 'Phone, Citg 10673. Reference, Ttoyal Bank of Australia, Limited.
GLEN INNES. New Bowline Green. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 17 April 1919
GLEN INNES. New Bowline Green. The Glen Junes Bowling Greens wer° j officially opened last Wednesday, ill tlio i presence of a large gathering. Matches were played between Glen Innes, In I verell and Armidale clubs. Mr. W. T. C'adell, patron of the club, performed the opening ceremony, and handed to 1 the president a cheque for £100. This is the second donation of £100 that M". Cadeil lias made to the club since it was formed a little over 12 months ago. The greens, which are centrally situ ated, have had> about £600 expended upon their preparation, and will no doubt be used in the future by all the neighboring towns. Country Looks Well. The country to the east of .Glen J'nties, towards 'Grafton, has been especially well favored by weather conditions dur ing the last few months, as a result of which there is a bountiful growth of pastures. There is a great, demand for grass in thoose favored localities l>v stoekowners, and paddocks have been leased for agistment .purposes at p...
Industrial Progress of the North. Mining at Hill End. MARSHALL'S LEASE PROMISES SOMETHING GOOD. Bright Prospects for Field—Will the Old Days Come Again? [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 17 April 1919
^ l(a£ \ Mining at Hill End. MARSHALL'S LEASE PROMISES SOMETHING GOOD. ! Bright Prospects for Field—Will the Old Days Come Again? j (By W. H. Bemi.) The mining operations at llill En.] are still continuing at high pressure with very satisfactory results. The Deep Levels Hawkins Hill Limited is showing good improvements with its crushings. The crushing for March yielded .1(58 ozs. of gold from 250 tons of stone crushed. Ninety per cent. ot' this stone came from below the 260 feet level, and good payable stone is being down further down. At the 2S0 feet level every week's work improves the outlook of the mine and opens up big makes of stomj. Further rich developments are expected as the workings become deeper. The future prospects of this mine are very bright. The tributors at the Amalgamated mine .are busily engaged with their crushing, and are still on very good stone. They are working on a big make of stone, which is showing very rich. The crushing promises to be H record. The Mars...
INVERBLL. Up-to-date Hospital Needed. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 17 April 1919
INVERBLL. Up-to-date Hospital Needed. Jnverell is badly in need of a new hospital that will give greater facili ties for the treatment of patients, and also proper quarters for the nursing and domestic staffs. At. a meeting of the committee last week, it was decided .to ask the .Minister what sum. the Govern ment would be prepared to find for the purpose of a new building, provided the cominitee contributed £2000. The sum of about £8000 or £10,000 is needed to erect the class of institution that In verell's needs demand. The Minister for Public Health, when here last year, said he realised that the existing build ings wore totally inadequate, and pro mised that the Government would coa sider the matter of providing something better suited to the needs of the town and district. Farmers and Settlers. At the annual mooting of the Dc lungra Fanners' and Settlers' Associa tion, hold last woek, Mr. R. S. Abbott was elected president and Mr. Waso 1 secretary. The year lias proved A-erv suc...
GOLD MINING INDUSTRY FORGING AHEAD AT BULGA Proposed Railway Would Greatly Assist Companies in their Mining Operations. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 17 April 1919
GOLD MINING INDUSTRY FORGING AHEAD AT BULGA Proposed Railway Would Greatly Assist Companies in their Mining Operations.^j^^ In its advocacy of a railway from "Wingham to the Bulga, the Chronicle mentions that another industry which should not be lost sight of is gold min ing. It is well known that gold and other minerals exist there—alluvial gold being easily obtained • almost any where. A prospecting syndicate has recently been formed in Wingham, and is now working on the Bulga, while a Victorian company has -within the past few days purchased a claim on a part of the same mountain range for the I sum of £13,000. This claim is said to show 18 ounces of gold to the ton. And it might be mentioned here that it is certain that in the very near future a big limestone industry will be estab lished in Wingham, where some of the best limestone in Australia, is known to exist in unlimited quantities.