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TAMWORTH HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
TAMV/ORTH HOSPITAL The usual monthly meeting of the Hospi tal committee was held in Mm' committee room at the Mechanics' Institute! on Mon day night. There v.-ore present: J. G. Gray ston (president). C. T. Piper, C. Wane, 0. A. M.. N'ankcrvis, C. T-ye, Dr. Eurlsley, C. Adam?., A. MiUhe.-on, D. Carter. 'The presi dent apologised for the abssnco of Dr. So:c- j Jon. CORRESPONDENCE. ' E. ,T. Eo'vViran wrote cnoiorsinn; amount subscribed to ti:e hospital th:.-,,;;;h A.W.U. -t representatives: T. Paiothorpe 2/G, Wol- I gcily 2/G. • j A letter was read from Dr. Q. P. Stanley, ! stating that ho was directed by the sub- ! seribers to the local Dreadnought. Fund, at a rocent mooting, to donate to the Tamworth . Hospital a sum of money; at the same time enclosing cheque for .C-ll/G.'G. The I loin! sum donated will bo £~?./3/S, the otliev part being held by the Mayor, Aid. • I A. Matheson. | A. W. SheKon forwarded .1 letter, statin?: he would try and have repairs executed to the anilmlance bef...
PROFESSOR'S LIFE ON 2d A DAY. LIBRARY BOUGHT WITH SAVINGS ON FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
PROFESSOR'S LiFE ON 2d A DAY, LIBRARY BOUGHT'wn;i-l SAVINGS ON ■ , FOOD. , A man and scholar of singular originality in character, habit, and^ learning is lost by the death recently, ill /his eighty-sixth year, of the Rev. .1. 10. B. Mayor, professor of Latin in the University of Cambridge. Pro fessor Mayor read grace in the halt of St. John's College 011 AVednesday'night, and his sudden death was due to heart failure. Professor Mayor possessed one of the fin est libraries in Canibridge'-rJvtl. of it, lie was fond of .saying, bought with , tlut money sav ed on food,. In, his rooms up the tower in tlio second court of St. John's College, this boarded scholar, suggesting in uppoaranco some burgher from the veldt, had simplified life to its utmost. A bachelor urn! a teetotal ler, in his vie\y olio could live well on GO a day, and for somo considerable time he reduced his nutrition bill to 2da day; Originally led to vegetarianism on lnimnno grounds, ha continued it for, reasons of healt...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
SYDNEY. I Harrison, Jones nnd Devlin, Ltd., report.: 14,057 (sheep (including lambs) penned, chiefly comprising medium and trade qual ity merinos, occasional l0ts of prime, and ix heavy proportion ol' ewes. Crossbreds Hero ftxli-ly well represented, but prime were scar ce. Buyers were in full attendance, including all sections of the trade, the Sydney Jfent Preserving Co., "ami several exporters. Sales opened very depressed, and prices were about equal to last day's closing rates. Kwes were cheaper. As business progressed prices improved for good and prime, which' were in strong request. Lambs were also in light supply, and mar ket I'or prim;' was firm, whilst useful1 trade descriptions showed no material alteration oil late rates. 1&lt;I 08 (cat-lie Jlnnlfcd, tho majority fating useful trade bullocks, several lots of prime, and a number of cows and young sorts. T! liv ers were i'lilly 'represented, including all sections of the trade, uiul sales opened brisk, with a firmer ...
MARKET REPORTS. TAMWORTH. Prescott, Limited, report:— [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
MARKET REPORTS. TAM'WOllTH. I'rcsoott, Limited, report: — .Butter.—has been no alteration in liiioc; rfiis week. I.eoal trr.de has been diffi • "■lib Id handle on r.n\v.::it of tho quality nf the bull; i)l' arrival:; be::ifj much !mver than •llio standard required". This is doubtless duo to hot weather and intt-rvontion of tho holi days, which have upset cream deliver.us to I-.-!:tori05. London buyers re looking -or ehoieo cuialit.v, but this description is scarco and .seconds are dull of calc. Pr->-]i;ctij:i is well maintained. Melbourne.—There "lr.s been n steady lie ljiand for loeal sale, lint tho market clo;r:i! on Thursday rather inactive. Wec;emE .*'• quoted Hljd to llljd. .other brar.ds !)Jd . 10\d, n'.eilinni '\m() heated hits from Sjd to . OJtl. Arrivals iiiS^elbcinrno for tho wc. k ondins December HO were i)0,G2G boxes but ter, and MS wins erear.i. Brisbane.—The market remains unaltered at !)()/ for local snle. Last week's produeli-n is estimated at 1C>,047 boxen, wh...
H. A. BARACLOUGH, LIMITED. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
H. A. BARACLOUGH. LIMITED. The firm Hint- is so [;ood that others try to imitate it, is iho firm that is tlio best to attend to your eyesight. "With II. A. Barraelougli, Ltd., ynu gc-t thp studied work wheivin. nothing is left to olianco, wlierein everything is dono scientifically. In every department of PI. A. Barracloug|i's business, both ill- Sydney and .Melbourne, tile would be imitator tries to cipjy and fails. The firm standardised tlin optician's science as a practical business in Australia, and. always lends the way of advancement in devising now and better means for giving comfort and accuracy so prized in glasses.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
CONSULT IwR. S. A. BASSER. Mr. S. A. Bnsser, the. _ eminent- Vienna "optician, holds tlio very_ highest certificates secured by actual examination in Vienna, Berlin, Dresden, London and New York. He in also a qualified master of the Briii- li Op tical Association. Mr. Bassor desires to give the greatest possible number tlio benefit of Ilia skilled cervices and' makes, no charge whatever for consultations, or for carefully testing the sight.. His comiu&lt;; visit to this town offers a splendid onnon unity of bavins 1.1)0 eyes properly attended to, and all visual defects corrected. Air. Basser lias devoted much time to tile study of tlio eyes iff tlio young, and pftrents should note thin fact, and bring the children to him for examination/ A lew minutes now may save great expense ill tlio fiitui'o, Mr. Basser is solo ar;cnt for tlio '• "So Easy" rimless glasses—(juito tlio most comfortable it is possible to get. IIo eniplov.s 110 agents, and may lie consulted in person at tlio...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
DEATH OF MRS. J. BYRNE. Tho death of Mrs. J. Byrno, of lloekrnle, Attunga, occurred on Monday night :it tho residence of her daughter, Mrs. K. J. O'Hal Ioran. Tho deceased Judy ivns bom in Kil- ' more, County Claro, Ireland, in She taiiio to Attunga 33 years ago, anf, resided with lier cousin, tho late Mr. .James Carey, 'lluo years after lier arrival she married Mr. John Byrne, and had resided at At tunga. till the time of her last illness, which commenced ahout threo months ago. Drs. AValiey and Bucklej* attended her during that, iime, hut in spito of all thoy could do, assisted by tho skilled musing of Nurse Short, and a sister from Loivbham Hospital, she fjrew jjrJidunlly worse, and died as stated, tho immediate cause of death being pneumonia and cerelro thrombosis. Tho de ceased lady leaves 1 clihid a sorrowing hus band and .a family of five daughters and two sone, all of whom (with tho exception of one daughter v.-'jo is a Dominican Nun 111 Mankind), resido in tlio district. Vk...
WEEKLY WEATHER REPORT. New South Wales weather conditions during the week ended 9 a.m. Friday, January 6, 1911:— [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
WEEKLY WEATHER REPORT. Ne*,v Sou Oh "Wales weaihcr &lt;on&lt;litio"s dur ing tlio wol»1; oudod (J a.m. Friday, January G, 1011:— During tho past week a very extensive monsoonal (lcpro.';si&lt;;ii jormed over northern Australia, and developed a cU>s>curve centre between ('arponirsria and Capo Yorkc Penin sula, to *tiixi novi.i of Queensland. Its in Ihience in New South Wales was very pro nounced, for during tho greater part of the period close. muggy, and thundery condition" predominated generally. Light to heavy rain fall, associated with thunder, and in pruts; .vith hail, was experienced in many districts -i the State, more particularly, however, .in the south-east half, and at various place.! n the north-west and central arms. Some if tho heaviest amounts during the., week were:—Millie L>3:' pniuiw, Rockier -03, Forbe:; Koseiuiko Jt'U, JJlavnev 178, i?undarra 173. Kurrajong and Hill Knd each 1(53, and N'ammieoa loO. At Mount Victoria, a severe hail...
THE RECORD FLOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
THE RECORD FLOOD. Tlio fifteenth of January, 1!)10, the third Saturday in the month, will long be remem bered by the present generation as the dav.o of the visitation of tlie most disastrous Hood ill tho north and north-western parts of tho State, known in tho annals of wliiro men. • Throughout the town the hist few days the most superstitious pbint to the fart that wo nro now experiencing similar class of warm, muggy weather which ;j>re cs.ded tho disastrous deluge 12 months ago. Our Wco Waa correspondent wires thati there is a feeling of anxiety in that district. As nothing tangible has yet resulted from tho movement to prevent a recurrence of the disaster it may not be out of place for tho powers that be to carry 011 the proposal another step while tho people isro in tho mood. Tho Mayor called a meeting just before Christmas, but as very few attended it was adjourned to a later stage, l'erhaps tho anniversary of tho occurrence would be :i suitable data to take further action. ...
A GHOULISH AFFAIR. DESECRATION OF A GRAVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
A GHOULISH AFFAIR. DESECRATION OF A GK AYE. An iiutuii'y is to be held into the incident .viiicli is alleged to have occurred a fortnight: .50 in ii southern cometerv at Duuedin It is said that alter an interment, when ,'veryonu with t.he exception of the officiating ■leri/yman had left, detectives, acting appar ently i;n iiifoiin:ition received, proceeded to i burnim; pile adjacent to ihe new ttrnye, nd after prelim;.', 'amongst thr* embers .li.-.covered some small pPer-vs of hone and in unrecognisable part ol' a coffin . plate Miion^st tho remains, - On further investigation,' it was discovered 'rnt U10 remains wcr«, those of :t body which .:ad been removed from a ^rave to uiaiio room fur the newly-interred cornso. An examination of the cemetery register "liscloscil the fact that the remains wore II10S0 of tlio pauper who had been buried seven years ago. The man was 70 years of ago, and the body had been buried in a grave with a concrete wall round it, but the presenco of the wall...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
ANXIOUS MOMENT! Une of tlie most anxious' times of n mo ther's life is .when lie:- little ones linve croup. There is no other medicine so effec tive in this terriblho malady ns Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery. It can ho snfelv civon nnd depended upon. No mother should ovor ho without a hottlo in the. house. 1/0 nnd 3/. Ohtilnabio at all stores, nnd Pullman's Phar macy,*
BIRD FREAKS. WONDERFUL VARIETIES OF COLOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
B!R0 FREAKS. "WONDERFUL VARIETIES OF COLOR. Tim llorliculturul Hall. Westminster, he- I c:lino mi November 2K. :i curiosity shop of natural history wonder.';. The value of the liinl.-; o>:liii>iIod nl. this annual show of the ].oiltinn niril Association is estimated ;ii. ,L 12,1)00, .'ind indivicinal birds are priced ut figure:-; from .UlTiOO to £20. Krealcs abounded—strange mules, black liuiiliiici'.efi. red-breasted hlaekhirds, yellow and albino sparrow;;, tropical bird;; which looked as if i!;ey had been dynd with .salts | ! of copper, one of tl'.er.i lin bigger Hum a ! butterlly; aiul alongside them beaulifnl j specimens of our sober-colored but. sweel voiced wild birds, including the nightingale. Tile crowning glory of this part of tho show was ,M. T'.-uivvels's greater bird of Par adise, valued at £ 1 r,()0. Such a bird, ono of the last and latest, to be exported from Dutch Guinea, has not before been seen in Knglund. His supreme beauty consists of two long, golden strea...
SUICIDE'S OBITUARY. WRITTEN BY HIMSELF JUST BEFORE DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
I SUICIDE'S QGiTUARY. i ■WRITTEN BY HIMSELF JUST BEFORE DEATH-. •Tohn Percy Nicholas Scott, aged fifty nine. London agent for ;i Belgian metal company, who committed suicide by shoot ing lilmsiiif at the Grosveuor Hotel, left the following obituary notice, which he de sired should he in-tened in :cveral news papers, it was staled at the inquest yester day:— On November £3, suddenly, in London, John t\ Scot'.. of fit. Patrick's, Worth ing. Inst surviving son of the laic John Scott, formerly of County Clare, Ireland, used r>n. Mr. Troubeck, who conducted the inquest at. Westminster, read letters which had been written by Mr. Scott, In one addressed to him.(!l:n coior.rr) ?.Ir. Scott said his wife i knew nothin/r about the trouble;; vhich had oppressed him for yea:;;-. He implored the coroner not to call her as a witness, as the ordeal, coupled with tile fact of his death, would kill her. The letter proceeded: My frier.d. Mr. Smith, knows very little of my condition. lie knows I hav...
The Tamworth Daily Observer WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 1911. SUBTERRAMEAN [?]ATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
TLe Taswosta Daily Observe? ^WEDXKSDA.V, JAKIJAliV 11,'"lull.' SUBTERRAKEAf] ATEfT" SUPPLY. The experience of Mr. J. Speers, of "Xcora," Moor Village, in connection with Us irrigation scheme, so lav us water supply is concorned, may liavt; an important bear ing ou tlio future pru.-pects of tillers of i.iu> Boil generally in the 'I'anr.vorth district in asmuch as if his deductions pr;&lt;\v ui bo ror rect, tile water conservation problem will hare boon .solved in a most .-.it^factory man ner by Nature. As will liavu bei-u noted by those who perused the "Tillers of tho j Soil" coluiiiibi in Saturday's ''Observer." B4r. Speers lias upon his lioldin;; a Well -lift, 'feep and nboufc lift. Din. in diameter, iroin (which were pumped, by a patent centrifu gal pump, driven bv a 6 h.p. benzino engine, 45,000 gallons of water (approximately) in five hours continuous working wichout mak ing-arry perceptible diminution in the supply Sa tho well. Tlie only reasonable conclusion io lie ...
MORE WATER. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
MORE WATER. News comes through from Wee Wna that floods are talked ol, and a repetition of last year's inundation would not be surprising. JTamworth should tales the hint and bo pre pared, because if floods are in the air, they ate very likely to call in here. The .means ot preparation need not cause any worry. USiere was nothing handy last flood, and ,we. are still in the same boat; or likely to be, if the Peel again goes wandering. 'Any old things will help: second-hand buck ets, effete tubs, water bags, and tea strain ers would do. Let an army ot willing work ers be organised to sit on the Pee], to put it one way, so that the community will learn its obligations in time ol' danger.
NOTES. OFF TO THE CORONATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
NOTES. OFF TO THE CORONATION. How events change our ways and senti ments! A few years ago, you couldn't pos sibly imagine Sir. "Andy" fisher or Mr. "Jim" SI'Gowen going off to a coronation and incidentally, lunching with a "Dook." .Yet to-day we .'hid both these gentlemen making careful preparations to visit Eng land for the crowning o£ their Sovereign, King George. This indeed, adequately, shows the pi ogress of Democracy, whose crowning glory will be achieved when its two great leaders follow, in a "kerridge nnd pair" the stately processions incident to the coronation. The reported scarcity of ermine may also be keenly felt by Messrs. Fisher and M'Gowen, and although it really is not common for plain colonials to appear in robes' and ermine on state occasions, or any. other occasion for that matter, who can .Bay our two political leaders have not fan cied themselves so "done up" for the oc casion? It is not too great a stretch of imagination, to find them attired in-sump tdous cor...
DESPERADOES IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
DESPERADOES IN LONDON. The doings in London, whore tlireo or four malefactors defied the united forces of the police and military, and brought about a state of civil war iu 0110 of the most crowded parts of tho'city, lias caused re sponsible persons t-o puii on' their consider ing caps. But tho London criminals did not roach that bloodthirsty frenzy all at once. Their murderous instincts vera strengthen ed and fostered by tho mistaken lenity with which they were treated, and the free hand which was given them to concoct their plans, rhu amiable theory of tho British Constitu tion is to regard all such persons as "well meaning enthusiasts/" who arc entitled tc tho right of asylum, and vrho can only be taken in charge by the law when their ne farious schemes have taken shape in actual jiitragc. Tho lesson seems to bo that law lessness is lawlessness. At first, it contents nrelf with minor breaches, but, as it gains ^.length by immunity (and stiJl more so ■ A'iiVn it receives overt enc...
WIRELESS IN COURT. INSTALLATION TO FACILITATE A LAWSUIT. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 11 January 1911
WIRELESS IN COURT. INSTALLATION TO FACILITATE j LAWSUIT, \ "Wireless messages to and from the High Courts are likely to form n prominent fea ture of the case of Marconi and others v. the ISntiih Radio-Telegraph and" Telephone Cmrpany. In order to facilitate explanations by ex perts, a complete wireless .telegraphy appa ratus is to bo installed. As stated in this .journal yesfcarduy, Mr. Justico Parker has authorised counsel to inform tho Oflicn of Works that it would be convenient to have electric current avitablc for the demonstra tions. The ap-.ratus will, if permitted, be complete to tho most mimits detail. For tlfo ! information ap;] instruction of the judge a transmitting sot, a rocciviwj set, and pos sibly an "aerlel" (to catch messages'in mid air) will bo installed. A great deal of room will not be needed. Everything can lie contained in a spaco of routtlily, Oft. by 3ft. Rmittent scientists will explain. principles and ' civp illustrations of the workings of tho installation...