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POLITICAL LABOR LEAGUE. CANDIDATES FOR SELECTION TO CONTEST SENATE SEATS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
POLITICAL LABOR LEAGUE. CANDIDATES, FOR SELECTION TO CONTEST SENATE SEATS. Tho following aro tho candidates nominated by: tho Barrior District' As sdmbly Political Labor Loaguo— thrco to bo solectod : — ' ? . -Robert Boxall, Alichael Burke, Gcorgo Cann, Jolui Litus Cunceri, Cathorino Winfiod Dwyor, Thomas .Joseph I'oloy, Albeit Gardiner, John Grant, Clement Johnson, William James Johnson, Tuno wiy »v uiiain Mcurystal, Allan McDou gftll, Bortha Matilda Eniilie AlcNamara, liuplioinia Joan Maincke, Pctor Baxter Marshall, .1-1 enry Alfred Mitchell, Wil liam Murray Nulty, Alfred O'Brien, Ar thur Rao, Arthur John Lusky Vornon, and Jabez AVright (two nominations). Tlio ballot will bo open at tho Trades Hall ,on Saturday, November 21, .and bo' fcontinued on Monday, November 23, and at South Broken Hill, Mechanics' Instituto,. on Saturday, tho 21st inst., from:8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on both days. -'?Tho following aro tho candidates for selection ns delegates to represent tho Assembly at tho Stato ...
BENEFIT CONCERT. SPLENDID PROGRAMME PRESENTED ON BEHALF OF MR. SAM DEED. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
BENEFIT CONCERT. ' j SPLENDID PROGRAMME PRE-' SENTED ON BEHALF OF MP.. - . ' . SAM DEED. Last night at . the Town Hall a crowdcd 1 audience , showed their sympathy with the object of. tho Benefit Concert arrange ed by Miss Jean Bath, and other. friends, for: Mr. Sam- Deed. - They Mayori (Aid. J.sll. Ivey), ofTrciated as chairman. ' ''The first item:. was an overture by. Mr. E.- 'Bowdcn. He jind Mrs. Thompson acted cyiuaccompaniBts 'throughout- the evening. This was: followed by- the song; ' Down thelVnle,' by Mr. F. -Corrin.-and the 're- cital -''Wedding Bells,' . by Miss -May Ryan, 4 with very ? appropriate -musical ac companiment. : The character song, 'Three-Old Maids. of Lee,' by the Misses Doris Thomson; Ivy -Lyall, and Dorothy Myers, was_.well received, and j**', li. Gray's -song .' Tlio Swallows,' -i-: :,v preciated. . ...v .- . - rMiss A;-. Francis receivcd an ?entliusiius- tic encore for her Tambourine Dance, and ' The Gipsy.' Song,'- by 'Miss .Ida^Angove and- Company, was ...
SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB.' The- .'.'monthly meeting of the Social Democratic -Club was held'.in the- Club rooms on Sunday. There was a.moder-. ate 'attendance of members. ? The Pre;, sident, Miv T. II. Ripper, ? -licing-inHhe chair. The committee's monthly report, showing tlie Ulub S' Imaiieiai position, to have considerably improved, was adopted. The quarterly . financial statement was adopted, and -Air. R; Ciirran was elected on the committee in place of Mr. J. Brennan. - A motion' brought;, on ro the altcratiou of the coupon system, was lost by a narrow, majority: ?; 'The usual ?- amusement: tournaments are now in progress. ' Most interest being, centred in the billiard tournament. ; Tho centre one of the; three billiard tables' lias boon recovered with; a now.; cloth, making the.room one -of tlio best, as woll as tjie largest, inV tlio city. The mem bership was stilT reported to be increas ing, between 70 and 80 members being proposed- during the last two riionths. The 'Sunday Sch...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. SLANDER AND ABUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR; | SLANDER AND ABUSE. I ? Sir,— As -one who lias made my aljode H for a time ill many parts of tile C'0111. H mon wealth- I can speak win, B some, degree of knowledge of the eus- H toms and practices in the different part's K But I iiiust confess that Broken lliij ? stands ;on a pinnacle, alone and unai). 8 prodelmble, in the line of slander nnd H Just notieo.the ads in the daily paper*, 'If Mrs. D — — ? doesn't apologise for sayi fng I am, not married,. &e., I will have her li]) before the beak: (signed) Mrs. 'J.' Then;' we nave t-iie class wliicli uses the language, and,; oh, isn't ic pure Unadulterated Australian, but very d(..' gradiiig .to those who use. it. - Then ; wa- have the class who aro al ways-trying to' defame better men than themselves by any kind of abuse tlmt best suits their purposes. ? But the worst class- of alt is the person who trys t0 brand. a! man a scab, for there is no name that hurts so and 110 name tlmt leaves such a trait be...
A.O.F. LODGE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
A.O'.F. LODGE MEETINC. A mooting- of tlio Court; Pndo of tho North; . A.O;F.'; ; was hold 111 tho Wontr worth Hotel'last night. .P.C.R. Bro.- J; 11; Rowe presided, and there was. a very, fair attoudauco. ; ? ' ? -O110 lioiv,: mombor . was initiated, and | two others wci-o proj-oscd for initiation. 1 r.' Tlio principal business of. tho cvonmg | was . tlio.1 dclocatos! , lojwrt,- , 111 which, 1 nmonRSt, other things;-.; tlio ' progress . of ? tho Ordor in Broken : Hill was -reported at length, and. this showed; the QmorCtoi bo in ,a good position, both as .-.regards; members and finances. ? ( After tho general business of tho mcoting liad boon transacted, Bro.:;J.;F.: ?Wiismore , was ; mado the recipient of-a.. P.C.R. . jowel, omblom, and regalia: P.G.R:-Bio. Pollard, of tho Court Mar vel *? Lodge, A.O.F., , in handing them ovor. sjwko in felicitous terms of tlio recipient's abilities, and pointed out how ho 'had always taken a doop interest 111 matters, dealing with his lodge. Ho wis...
FIRE AT NORTH BROKEN HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
FIRE AT NORTH BROKEN HILL. -At about 0.45 a.m. yesterday the Fire Brigade, received a call to attend a lire 111 a four-roomed wood and iron house. 011 , the junction North lease. ? The, house was owned by.. Mr. Peter Hynes, and occupied, by Mr. All. Jack ison;-. House and contents ..-were coin liletely destroved. , , The house and lur nituro wore insured in the- Royal Com pany for- £175. ? ' - . : - The firemen, had -to run out 1200 .feet of hose owing to. the distance .or the, lire from the nearest plug. . - It is- 111 such circiimstanccs as these- that the firemen arc , heavily handicapped, and lose [a ccr-: taut; amount . -of time -before being able. to woik upon the fire
INDECENT LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
? . -INDECENT LANGUAGK. ! Edgar-Williams was charged with using | indecent language in Argent Lane, nt i 1 o'clock last Sunday afternoon. Constable I Penrdon said that- accused was under the j influence of drink at the time. Fined I £lj or 14 days. (Surety found). 1 : Kate Mcngher, who has been before the 1 court several times on similar charges, I was lined £3 and 0/ costs, or one month's | imprisonment. 1
The Police Court. MONDAY—Before Mr. McKensey, S.M. DRUNK AND DISORDERLY. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
: The Police Court, i MONDAY— Before Mr. McKensev. S.M. ? DRUNIv AXJ) DfS01?D33RLY. In the Police Court yesterday, the-S.M. dealt .with;, the following cases of drunk and disorderly *? ? Frank Hook, fined C /; Win. Bell, 20/ or seven days ; Jno. Edwards, 5/ ; Frank Mosel, 5/ ; ' Jas. Partridge; 5/.; Cornel ius McCormaek,' 20/, or seven days ; Peter O'Brien, 10/. or. three days ; Robert Jolly, 10/, or three days.
A.M.A. REFERENDUM. The Ballot So Far in Favor of Registration Under the Federal Act. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
A.M.A. REFERENDUM. The Ballo} So Far in Favor of. Regis tration Under the Federal Act. The ballot in . connection with the A.M.A., which closed last night, deter mined the attitude of that union .16 wards'-' tho Federal Arbitration Act- for some time to. .come, As was; intimated- in pur columns a week ago, the ballot-paper read:— 'Are you 111 .favor of altering the rules to enable registration under the federal Ar-' bitratioii .Conciliation Aet'-V Yes or. No ? . Four days have beeii occupied in the taking: of: the ? vote; in Broken Hill. ? Mr. ?T.'.IL Ripper officiated as ReturningOfli cer, ' aiid ' took ' charge . of the voting him-, self at -the A.M.A. office. ? . . . , Air' 13. T. ;l!d wards,' secretary of the Port Pirie branch of the A.M.A.,. w'as appointed scrutineer for that place. The four, days decided upon; for the -.ballot in - Port Pirie were last 'Thursday, Fri day^ Saturdajv aild yesterday. V The result of this section of- the voting will be known to-day. . . The voting...
CRUELTY TO A PIG. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
CRUELTY TO A PIG. - S', Khan Bair, an -Afghan, was cliargcd | on the. information -.of' -Constable CfuTon, | ?with shooting a pig nt Camptown; West I Broken Hill, on tlio 9th instant. ? I - The., evidence of Catherine Wcstley, wife of the owner of the pig, was to the 1 effect that 011 the date named, she went out in search of, two pigs, and saw the ?Afghan shoot one; which loll down inside his yard, having .bco.n shot m the jaw. : Khan Bair, wno spoke through Akbar, an interpreter, pleaded guilty; and was fined 10/ and 0/ costs.
ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
ATTEMPTED Su'ICIDE. ? Albert ' llolman, a- middle-aged 1111111, from South Australiapwas-cbargcd witli attempted suicide on 28th October, by cutting his leg. at the back of the knee .with a.razorr: ., Constable -Egar said that- he arrested 1 the accused live miles from-Broken Hill, 1 011 the date named. Accused said 'Is I that --you,-- Egar ? .'You- are too late. I have, done it.' He Jiointed to a box at tjie-side of his'bed; 011 which was a, razor, 1 stained with bipod. . Examined- him, and 1 found a. wound at tho back ot tho left I leg, below the knee. Accused admitted | the offence, and- was sentenced to im prisonment until the rising of the court, 'i
SCULLING. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
8CULLINC. ' Tho sculling championship ot the world : eventuates oil' December 15, on the Wau- i ganui' (N.55;), between \V. \\'eb.b, the pre- i sent holder, and 15. Arnst. Arnst- has hail a - most; unique career, -and : before taking on sculling he won the Sydney Thousand AVlicel fRace,' ahd.^was one _of tlio. best lonir distance evellsts iu .Aus tralia.:'!-' As a seullcr, lie lias, only start ed in a couple of handicaps, in which lie has won, and ill August had his first match with Harry Pcarce on the Par ramatta, in which lie . scored a decisive victory, and is hailed as the coming champion of the .world. Ex-champions in Peter Kemp and Bill Beach reckon', ho is another Harry Scarle, and .think. he will easily beat Webb, who won the championship of - tlie world about two years ago from Charlie Towns, who was given .the title by his 'brother George when lie retired. Charlie was never up; to championship form, anil Webb liad^no difficulty in beating . liinU The Now Zcaland'er . has s...
THE MEMBER FOR BROKEN HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
THE MEMBER E08 .BROKEN Hill. ? ? — — : ? -A. ? ? ' - 1 -The Sydney correspondent, of the ^Bar rier; Daily Truth,'', lust -night wired' that enquiries, niado tlip.t dav at.' the residence ot ? Mr;' J.--H. Cann, JI.L.A., had elicited the.- information that the ? condition of the member, for Broken Hill- was. show ing a slight improvement on that of the previous woek.
SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
s SW I MM INC. Cecil; Hcaly,. who recently swain 100 yards, at East Sydney, in the world's record time of.';55 sec., is -swimming hot ter, than ever ho. '.swam in lus life be fore. His performance . of 55 sec. for 100 vj'ards will :iiot be. accepted as a record, as -lie swam without tlie regula tion' costume, '/and hail - not notified ' hiv. interitibii to: break the record. This is all bunkum, for; regulation costume or not, lie covered 'the distance in record time,- and it should be accepted. Frank Beaurepaire, tho voung Victorian swimineiv lately returned from England, started in 23;.contcsts, won 10, was se cond oncej.third twice, anil unplaced ..four., times. - . He 'speaks very bitterly _of his treatment in the Oltl Country.; ?
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. MOTION CARRIED THAT THE PRESS BE EXCLUDED FROM MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. i ? . ? . , ' ? e ? ,. .MOTION CARRIED THAT THE PRESS BE EXCLUDED FROM ' MEETINGS. - A special meeting of the Broken T-Iill Chamber of Commerce was held in. the Town Hall last night, when there was a large attendance of; members. . ? The -Conference, after much discussion, agreed to the following motion re the sending of.polico lo Broken Hill : — 'That the. President wasv unwise in sending a wire to .the Premier protest ing against the despatch of . police to Broken Hill without ?consulting- the Executive Committee of the Chamber; The Chamoer tioes not endorse his ac tion.' . ' — .... ?,-.. I A letter-was received requesting that the Press be allowed: to .meetings of the I Chamber of Commerce,' or that reliable information be furnished- of all business of public interest that miiy be transacted, as unofficial reports, are, always liable- to lje incorrect, and are always open- to be challenged.'. : ^ :'- The Chamber decided, that as ' there was already a, minute ...
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
CYCLINC. ' '* | ?J. Sulvana,/who set . out last, week to , lower .tlie.' Melbourne to Sydney re cord, was overcomo by the unsensoiiable heat. . Heretiredsoon after crossing the New South. Wales border.. . The Victoria*!! cyclist A. J. Clarke, who is riding lit Amcrica. to-dny ranks as the fastest and' most popular rider on, cir cuit in the United States. . When tho last American files left, the Australian crack appeared to: be master of botn Frank Kramer, -who : for years has boon recognised- as . the, American speed king and the fastest; sprinter in the world, and Ilenri Mayor, the. German champion, who is now/racing; in America. .Time after time Cljirkc has this season beaten both. Kramcr: and Mayer' in scratch and match events. His' latest success was achieved in a recent three-cornered. match held- at Madison Gardens, New j ork. : The event was decided. over three dis tances, Clarke, Kramer, and Mayer be ing pitted against each other. ? ,Tho lirst event over, half. a. mile was w...
HOSPITAL BOARD MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
\ HOSPITAL-BOARD MEETINC. ? 1 i.' On Friday ? evening- 11 cxt; . at ? tho ,- sec retary's, (Mr: -Dhmaresq) onicc;;iiv:Chlor ide Street; ttlio'- Hospital iBoard will, hold their/usual monthly meoting. : ? Amongst other, business - that Ayill' bo-brought -for- 1 ward will , be - that of tlio - advisability , of having an -. assistant lriedical 'officer at the Hospital, , as 'the .work- tliero now is ratlier'.foo 'much for Dr. SeabrooK. .? 'S 'At ;the last Board meeting this qucs- 1 lion '.was brought up, but, 011 account, of'-Dr. Sealirook being away on d holi day, at' the tune, the matter v.;as ad journed until I10 returned and submitted a report ' on tho matter. This report will be brought up nt tho meeting on Friday night, nnd will be diseusfed, and quite likely some definite arrangement, relative to securing the services of an extra mcdicul officer, will be arrived at.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 17 November 1908
CRICKET. . The following list: of matches are the fixtures for the remainder of. the sea son in connection ? with tlio Wednesday Afternoon Cricketing Association ;? November 25, and December 2, Western Oval, No. 1 pitch, ' Pellew and Mooro ? v; YiM.C.A;; No. 2 pitch, Sturts v. Lyrics Oval; Commercials v. Globes. ? December 0 and 10, Western Oval, No. 1 pitch : : Sturts v. Commercials ; No. - 2 pitch : ; Y.M.C.A. v.- Globes ; Alma Oval, Pellew and'Mooro v. Lyrics. . ; , .Sccofid^ Round. — January .0 ... and - '-Western Oval, No. 1 pitch .:???. (Jlobesrv. Sturts j . ) No. : 2 pi tell , : Commercials . v. Pellew and.Moore ; Alma/Uval, Y.M.C.A; v. Lyrics. January 20 and February. -3,. Western :Oval,-,No.-I.pilch : Sturts v. /Pellew and Moore ; No. 2 pitch,. Y.M.C^V; v. (^omnicr- 1 cials ;? Alma ;Oval : Globes v. Lyrics. 'February 10 and. 17, 'Western Oval. Nov li pitch :,t Lyrics, v. 'Commercials ; ; No. 2 pitch n Y.M.O.Av^v.'t Sturts - Alma Oval. : Globes v. Pellew iiiid Moore. ' , , -...