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The Mystic Number. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
Tho Mystic Number.' . Tho grout aiul wondorfully inHuen tittl system of philosophy dup4, to Pythagoras looked upon numbers as in some mysterious way connected with tho constitution of things, and certainly not without reason. Among all tho numbors, none other seems to have attained the celebrity of seven. Thero are seven days in tho week, seven years of plenty, se'ven years of famino, seven wise men of Greeco, seven wonders of, tho world, seven Mohammedan heavens, seven notes in the musical scales, seven colours in tho solar spectrum, ifcc. The visible moving bodies of the heavens aro seven-sun, moon, Mer cury, Venus, . Mars, . Jupiter, and Saturn. The Great Star consists of seven principal. stars; the Pleiades woro seven sisters, the seventh having concealed herself,' which accounts for but six stars being visible.
Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
Tocumwal Post Office. AKHIVAJ Henigati, Sundays, Wednesdays,. Fridays, n a.m. Finlev, daily at it a.m. Jerilderie, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, n a.m. Sydney, Tuesdays, Thursdays,, and Saturdays at II a.m. and p.m. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Deuiliquiu, Tuesdays and Fridays 5 p.m. Barooga and Mulwala, luesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 9 p.m. Yarroweyah, Cohram, Numur kali, Melbourne, daily at 3.40 p.m. Dki'ARTUkkk. Harooga and Mulwala, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9 a.m. Finley aud Sydney, daily 4 p.m. Berrigan, Tuesdays, Thursdays,, and Saturdays, at 4 p.m. Deuiliquiu, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, 6 a.m. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, i'liurs- "" days, aud Saturdays, at C> a.m.' Yarroweyah, Cobram, Numurkali. and Melbourne, daily at 1r.10a.n1.. .
BUTTER GRADING. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
BUTTER GRADING. The Minister for Agriculture lias re ceived a communication from the Agent-.. General In London, in which he states that iie has had a conference with the committee of the Home and Foreign JOxchange regarding butter grading, and they now consider that the certificates . issued by tiiis -Department are satis fsictory and meet their wishes. They are still of opinion that the grader's certificate should in all cases be at hand on arrival of the goods in Great Britain, and are considering bow best to meet the wishes of purchasers re quiring the production of the certifi cates in caws where cohsigtuuonls are divided up into many parcels. .Regard ing this matter a further report will, be furnished.
Finley Post Office [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
. -r-~C 'g-i Mails close at tlie Office as fol lows : Daily-For Sydney, T.P.O. south west, Narandera, Jerilderie and Kerrigan, at 7 a.m. Train leaves at 7-35 Daily - For Melbourne ami Tocumwnl, at 8 a.111'. Coach leaves at 8.30. For Deniliquin, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 7.30 p.m. Coach leaves at 8 p. 111. For Pine Ilills, Fridays only, at 7.30 p.m. For Jeriklerie via Springfield, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Satur days, at 6.30 p.111. Coach leaves at 7 p.m. AUKIVAI.S From Sydney, T.P.O. .south west, Naramlera, Jerilderie, and. Berrignn, at 7.10 p.m. daily. From Melbourne and Tocunnval,. at 7 p.m. daily. From Jjeniljquin on Wednesdays,. Fridays, at 12.30 a.m. On Sun day at 4 11.111. From Pine Hills, on Sundays, at 4 From Jerilderie, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 8.30 a.m. M. W. CLIFFORD, Post Master.
Passage. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
Passage. , . B,y Richard . le Galliennc. . X saw-a Rose in my garden blow- \ .' ?. il said, &lt;'0, Rose, where arc thou .going?'" , lAnswered the IRose, "Where the. stream is flowing, , "And all the winds or the world .are&lt; "? ' .blowing,- _ . Wiliere thou thyself art also going!" "Rose," said I; "will it come to.pass, (j WHc'n i-our petals fall upon./ the grass," ? - *?'..: That you some dewy morn again Will press your cheeks at my., win-. dow-pane?" The Rose's answer was, "Alas I "
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
TOCUMWAL STOCK SALE. Henry TUCK, (Auctioneer-T.' HARRIS) l Will bold his next sale' THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER lOtli. when there will be good yarding Sheep and Gattle. Further entries invited and will be received by| HENRY Tdck, Cobram,' and . TIIOS. HARRIS, Tocumwal. A. T. GLASSON, Watchmaker Jeweller & Optician , Me'ville fclieet, Numurkah. . Watch, Clock and Jewellery repairs guaranteed, and no over charges. Sight tested free of charge and Spectacles made to suit all sights. Several years with Messrs Bur roeister Bros., tittle Collins Street, I Melbourne. I A.T.G. will visit Tocumwal every alternate Wednesday, dating from ! April ist. Any work left with the -Undersigned wi^be -promptly at tended to. '? S. MUL.LINS, Local Agent. ? RQBT. SUTTON BEGS to advise his numerous patrons that he is now carrying on the above business in a shop in the front of the Terminus Hotel, where all orders will now receive prompt and careful attention. TERMS-Cash on Delivery. R. BREBNER, Saddler and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
SOMETHING REALLY NEW! THE CROP MAKER. Take "a good look at this Cultivator, it's the ? MS©' CULTIVATOR-' ;3- - PATENTED AND MAN UFACTU flED 1 BY .9 at His Steam Imolement Works, , FINLEY, 'NEW/ SOUTH . WALES. Write to him fop full particulars of the Imperial " Ideal" Disc Cultivator and copies of Testimonials from practical farmers, . . Did you ever see a better proportioned or more simple-looking ?Implement ? It is just as gopd as - -it looks. It is made right, works right, and is not an . untried experiment. It has a record UN ? i.... SURPASSED by any like tool on the market. Its praises are sounded from all parts of the State in fact from many other States,.. / j :?/."'^'""'TK' '.'rDE AIv-''.inbuilt .&lt;? T iron-and-atee!;', wall bracad up and stayed.-and is mounted oil [three:, ),f massive iron wheels. It is practically indestructible. Send a post card to- ? . ~C,: ( ' . J. T. CLOSE, Finley, N.S.W., for full particulars and testimonials. lfl Tfc ?T©eMinmwaiB&lt;...
CORRESPONDENCE. (To the Editor) BURIAL WITHOUT INQUIRY [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
CORRESPONDENCE. (To the Editor) BURIAL WITHOUT INQUIRY Sir,-You are to be commended for your out-spoken article "Burial Without Inquiry" , in your last is sue, and the perfunctory manner in which the thing has been carried out deserves "inquiring into.' Knowing as I did that the police had been communicated with and (teeming that an inquiry would be held I was astonished when I heard that the Police Magistrate had issued an order for burial and did not deem an inquiry necessary. ' Thinking that the Police Magistrate was not seized of the importance of the mat ter (as the police officer who came to enquire into the case stayed at the place about five minutes ,and ;as far as I am aware sought no :infor mation elsewhere) I was about to communicate with him, when I learnt that Dr. Hill had been called out on another case, I deemed it better to wait till he arrived and see what-could be done as the body was likely to be removed at very shoj^*-P.otic^;.rj^hen Doctor who had' very little d...
Parliament. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
Parliament. The following questions were asked by and on behalf of Mr H. J. F. Peters, M.L.A., in the Assembly last week, and anwered by Minis ters : MURRAY RIVER AGREEMENT: Mr Peters: I wish to ask the Premier if his attention had been I drawn to a statement appearing in this'morning's paper, to the effect that Mr Price, the Premier of South Australia, refuses (to go to another conference in regard to the Murray River agreement ? Mr Wade :.The position is this : the three States-New South Wales Victoria, and South Australia-? through their officers, agreed to a provisional agreement, subject to ratification by the Parliament of each state, and it was agreed further that the three Parliaments should advance the measure simultaneously The Victorian Government intro duced the ' measure in their Parlia ment : but I understand the op position in the House -,to indorsing the agreement in its present form was so strong that Mr Swinburne the Minister in charge of the bill obtained fne rt T...
BRITANNIA, COLUMBIA AND AUSTRALIA! [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
BRITANNIA, COLUMBIA AND AUSTRALIA! ' Said Australia to Britannia: "I've a sister 11*11 be sworn, Who a friendly invitation would not be inclined to scorn; Though you may have separated,; that was long; ere I was born I,' lAiul I like her!" said Australia to;; iBritannia. ft Said Australia to Britannia: "She's . my sister after alii. . llu the lapse of 'years your feud ap-;: ?pears rldiculoOsly small! ; v; TPleasc to: ask her, when she's pass ing, ii she'll kindly make a call,-: For i' long to meet 'Columbia! ";': : said "Australia! .'v': 'Chorus:- ' :'i." We hail" Columbia's Stars arid ?liars, . ... ? .V.. ^ ; . And* igladly greet her doughty tars, , , In modern and more modtfst . supercalial iWe greet them as our kin-and . kitli; .- ^ Are more than glad to meet them . with . A hundred thousand welcomes . to Australia! . ' Said Britannia to Australia: "It's nice of you, my dear, ' ; ; (And. I think your cltier. sister* will agree from all I hear, . . ' lAnd thrft-you will treat her ...
AT THE FRANCO-BRITISH EXHIBITION. The New South Wales Court. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
AT THE FRANCO-BRITISH EXHIBITION. The New South j Wales Court. A WESTEBN ffiiEiiBM, WIIICII SUPPLIED WHEAT ran TIIH MXIIIMTION. I Mji. II. C. L. ANDEilscfcj, Under Secretary for Agriculture, upon whose slionItltM-.s, as President of the; Now South Wales Commission, tlio responsibility nf this State's representation nt tIn; Franco IlriUslt Exhibition yosled, lias lately re ceived a letter fronl Mr. U 1!. Fdward, Executive Secretary for the Commis sion, at present 'lit Shepherd's Bush, London, the 'scene'of this the greatest exhibition of our time. The conummi /cntion indicates (he dillieulty experi ' eneed in getting bill' Court ready l'or opening day. When it is reniemhered that, no less tliaiu 1;S00 packages of exhibit^, aggregating 400'tous/were de spatched from Sydney, and a large number-of exhibits were collected by the Agent-Genei;ii from New South Wales residents lin London, some idea . of the mngnitiute of tile task can be formed. For sijme time prior to the opening, lines of...
AN APPLE COMPETITION. LARGE PRIZES OFFERED. OPEN TO THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
AN APPLE COMPETITION. IJARGE PRIZES OFFERED. OPEN TO THE WORLD. A prize of L200 will bo awarded to tho grower of the beat single apple exhibited at the National apple show In tho Spokane Stato Armory, Washington, U.S.A., during the second wcelc.. In De cember. The competition Is open to tho world. In addition, prizes aggregatfng L3Q00, and numerous trophies, medals, banners and ribbons will be hung up for exh!bits~in other classes. Growers In nil parts of the United States and Canada, as well as Europe, will bo in vited to send exhibits for competition, and there will lid displays in contests -between the Pacific and North-western States and Provinces, and the various districts in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Califo?nJQ. Montana and British Colum bia. ? "Advices already at hand are that growers In tho -Provinces of Novla Scotia, Ontario, Quebec,' Alberta and BrltisV Columbia, and New , York, Maine, California, Ohio, Michigan^ Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Massachu setts and -several other...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
WIT AND HUMOR. "Arc you going away for the summer?" "I guess I'll, liavc to. Summer doesn't show any sign of coming to me." " Mrs Taylor: What'D that saying about tho watched pot, Dob7 A watched pot . Mr 'laylor (a poker expert): A watched pot Is fccitlom shy. "Poor man!" exclalmod tho bonevolent old I.idy. "And you say you liavo no friends?" "iso, madam," replied tho wary wayfarer, "I. used to be a baseball umpire." "That jvos rough on Davis." "What." "He stopped on a pleco of. orange peo!, fell, ?«wuu&lt;l was arrested for giving^n street pcrform - uneo and causing an obstruction." "Do you think that music is of any ^prac tical benefit?" "Well," replied the cynic, "Judging from tho photographs of eminent violinists, it must keep tho bnir from falling out." .Matrimonial Agont:~So you axo pleased with tho wifo I got you? Husband: Rather. If 1 ever havo any daughters I shall cortainly cotr.o to you to And husbands for them. "If there is anything to learn from Coroy's case," r...
ENGLISH MANNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
ENGLISH MANNERS. As things ait;, the most perfect mnn- j nprs In tliq world are to lie found in | some of tlio few families of our own aristocracy and in tlio vloille nolilesso 1 of- France and Austria. "Is there any t reason that England sliould consent to i occiipj' a lower grade? None in the | world. Hut a first step towards a 'change for the hotter is to realise that .we lmve of lute changed very much for tho worse, "Queen."
SHORTAGE OF ARMY OFFICERS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
SHORTAGE OF ASMY OFFICERS. Tlio question of tlio supply of oflleerg for tli* army Is getting acute. From' one cause oi' another, Hie wealthy man .Is beginning tc fight shy of the ariny, and unfortunately tt is still as far as ever from being a poor man's profession. It is quite impossible -for a man with out private means to live even In a line regiment at home, and India Is fast ceasing to be the subaltern's paradise. "Pioneer Mall," Allnhubnd.
Government Savings Bank. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
Government Savings Bank. Ill older to render facilities to de positee in regard to withdrawals, the Commissioners have opened several (District Branches in various centres' where withdrawals are pay able 011 demand, and 111 order to re lieve the congestion at Moore Street, the Post Office Agencies scattered all over the State are now being affiliated with such district so that 111 future when a depositer at a Post Office desires to make a withdrawal, he will apply to the Postmaster, who will communicate with the District Branch where the account will now be kept, and the manager of such branch will furnish the postmaster with the necessary funds to meet withdrawals. This will asj before indicated, prove a great convenience to depositors, but in order to com plete the scheme, it is necessary to transfer the ledger accounts hereto fore kept at Moree Street to the District Branches, and also to issue new pass books to the depositors. When it is borne in mind that there are upwards of ....
CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
CONCERT. The attendance at the hall on Monday evening last was indeed satisfactory to the ladies and gentle men who were instrumental in train ing the children for the first concert in connection with the newly formed Parents' and Citizens' Association, the hall being filled almost from stage to entrance. The programme was excellently rendered, and reflects great credit upon pupils and teachers, especially the latter who are deserving of the warmest thanks of the parents for the time and patience bestowed, in bringing the children to such a per fect state of efficiency. Before a start was made with the first part, Mr M'Miles (lion, sec.) addressed the audience,. and re quested ' that shouting, whistling, ?etc., would not be indulged in, ?nd if anyone so far forget themselves they would be immediately removed from the building. These few words had a salutary effect upon those, for whc>m they were intended. The following programme wab -cii renutireuv:-' Saii-GvoJaed-inag of Austral...
CAT FEAR. Some Tales That Justify It. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
CAT FEAR. Some Tales That ^Justify It. "Cat Fear" is a very real, thing' to many people. They ViSnnot expflain their dread, but there is, and noth ing' can expel it. A .wxVpan who has this fear, and will not ajlmit it is,mere superstition, tells this s'ory of lier ex perience with a cat :-,'V\. ' Some years ago I lay, ffiivn one day for a nap alone in the ifiom with our beautiful pet of years, a ?hrg'e.gray cat,_ famous" njouser, chfid'-" companion, and all-round trusted frifnd, as I had "done dozens of ' times bj fore. Lying on my side, facing- the:;.oom, I sud denly awakenend by a light touch on . the lip. It was too per'istent to be a fly I first thought it, so'.after fighting off the strange wearivps and faint ness that beset me, I came at last to the consciousness -that (Tommy, the cat, was resting his fore feet on my pifl-' I low, stancfing almost effict, with hind .feet on the floor and wit'ji his nose and month pressed clos to mine. His wlrskers tickling my fate, had roused ...
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
The Rainfall. The following table shows in points the rainfall a$ recorded officially at the Finley Post Office tJ ^ O K> ^ ' o § 3-*5vTS? ^g.f > On OnC/n 4>» CP hoi CO On O ON i Cn CP O O O *-* OnCh -f* CP 4^. O K5 CP m vj 4i. ( OOtO^ K> ov On 00 Cn 4^ ON CP M . -4CA *-* -£». W Cn W ON > OO M 0\ GJ MOi OlM' > 4* to OT-4 CP to to O S cp vo*-i oo oj o o cp .-i oo cn 00 \0 00 CP OiOIO-^OnOnOiOn C/i 00 00 CP o> .- Cn Cn C/i K> 4* h> "TNtPCn on - *~4 "^4 H 4. Oi H^ioaocnoi^^oto XnOO^MOtNOOHQVOOO Y* w ^ CP CP to M CP Cn _ O) ^ *^0)0iv0 OtCn h -« D \0 CP OCn^> 000 O M 00 K> r- CP Ovw M V£> Qln »») H vO MvO Cn 00-4 CovD 4* Cn , CP O © --atn A Frioad of tlio Family is D1 Sholdsn'o . New Discovery, tho well-krwwn remedy for ,all Cheat undLon* Tronblea; 3B 6d and 3d per bottlo. Ok taiaakU at I». Jeaie* & Co, TocUmtral h Finlsji ?