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Children's Corner. Sun-raysed. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 2 May 1919
=+= — Children's Copi\ep. ® *= — ^ By Sister Susie. Sun-raysed. A new book, wholly Australian, called the Sun-raysed Children's Book, has been sent to nie by Mr. C. J. De Garis, of Mild lira. This book may be had f o;' 2/-, and is full of fairy stories, rhymes, limericks and other good things whiih all Australian children will like. It also tells a great deal about a great Australian industry conducted by the Australian Dried Fruits Association of Australia. Jt is prettily illustrated, there being quite a number of colored plates and dainty drawings within its covers. S is for "Sun-raysed," the popular name, U for the Universe in which rings its rame, N for the Number of fruits that we pack, R for the Raisins which dry on the rack. A for Australia, the land where the? grow, Y for the Year when all will "Sun ravsed" know. S for the Soldiers now planting up land, E for Excellence of fruit "Sun-raysed '' brand. D for our Dried Fruits, always in demand. Worth Knowing. Did you know that ...
Of Interest to Women. Hygiene and Sickness. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 2 May 1919
By Mother o' Pearl Hygiene and Sickness. Few women realise how easily this influenza epidemic is communicated from -one person to another. If women could be brought to realise this fact the battle would soon be over and the restrictions, which are causing so much j monetary loss to many and, certainly, ' inconvenience to all, would soon beat an | end. For a woman's influence in such : a matter extends to every member of , her household, i,:u| ir all m each home I observed the necessary sanitary and i precautionary measures, the enemy t would soon be repulsed. ! One simple rule of cleanliness is the } observance of washing the hands be j tore touching food or eating it. A j great many wuir.cn do not see that their j children are thus refreshed and pro J tected from germs before sitting dow.i : to table. In good .Jewish homes this is ! a rule, indeed a religion, for with them cleanliness indeed ranks next to Godli ; ness. A doctor friend of mine once ' told me that he invariably gargl...
THE PROGRESSIVE FARMER. Simplest Way of Making Pit Silage. To SAVE STOCK IN DROUGHTS How to Fill Pits and Prabable Cost of Excavatian to Feed 1000 Sheep a Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 2 May 1919
THE PROGRESSIVE FARMER.0?, TO SAVE STOCK IN DROUGHTS How to Fill Pits and Prabable Cost of Excavatian to Feed 1000 Sheep a Day. The previous articles have pointed our. the value of silage to the wheat and sheep farmer ami the pastoralist, the most suitable crops, the ease with which they can be conserved and the simple way in which suitable pits can be made. Cutting with the reaper and binder is the most economical method, as the ease with which the sheaves can be handled makes up for the cost of the twine. A team of about six men is re quired, one to drive the binder, and help with the waggons when he has cut enough crop for the day's work, four men with two waggons, and one inaii in the pit. If waggons are not avail able, slides can be used for bringing in the material. Slides are very handy for the purpose and one man can load and bring in a lot of stuff iu a day. In filling the pit the sheaves are laid lengthways and the twine cut to allow the material to settle evenly. It is pr...
DEATH OF MR WILLIAM SLATER. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 2 May 1919
DEATH OF MR WILLIAM SLATER. Mr. William Slater, who died at his home in Newcastle on Sunday, was a very old resident of the Hunter dis- trict. He arrived here from Folke- stone (England) about fifty-five years ago, and was a witness of the palmy days of West Maitland and Morpeth. For more than forty-eight years he was a member of the staff of David Cohen and Conrpany, Ltd., being at the time of his death, senior in point of years, with one exception — Mr. Ro- bert Houston, who will celebrate his jubilee in September next. Mr. Slater was a keen amateur fisherman, being an expert with rod and line on the fresh-water streams and a leader in the many schnapper excursions out of New- castle. Mr. Slater is survived by a large family of children and grandchildren, by whom he is deeply mourned. The funeral took place at Sandgate on Monday, and was attended by many old personal friends and comrades.
INYERELL. Old Residents Pass Away. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 2 May 1919
INYERELL. Old Residents Pass Away. Several very old residents of this district passed away during last week end. The eldest was Mrs. Elijah Maid ens, who had nearly reached the 79th milestone, and who first came to the district over 50 years ago. The other deaths were Mrs. Elizabeth Fuller, aged 06 years, and Mr. John Shepherd, both residents of many years standing in the north-western portions of the State. Many Weddings. Xo less than five weddings were wit nessed in Tnverell last week, the names of the contracting parties being: Mr. Arthur B. ITagan and Miss Ethel For den; Mr. Victor-Cornell and Miss Nor*. Hagan; 'Mr. W. .T. Limberg and Miss Elizabeth .T. Cheadle; Mr. Arthur Leese and Miss .Sarah iCreer; and Mr. John Frederick Thomas 'and Miss Minna S. Strahle. P.P. Board Election. The first election for directors for the Pastures Protection Board under the amended Act took place during the week, when the following were returned to occupy office for the nex:t three years:—(Messrs....
STRATEGIC RAILWAY LINK. West Narrabri to Baradine Railway. HUNDREDS OF MILES SAVED. Would Open Up Pillaga Scrub Lands and Would be Salvation of Starving Stock. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 9 May 1919
STRATEGIC RAILWAY LINK. West Narrabri to Baradine Railway. HUNDREDS OF MILES SAVED. Would Open Up Pillaga Scrub Lands and Would be Salvation of Starving Stock. When the Premier visited Navrabri, last week, Mr. Brake had a short in terview with liini on the subject of a railway between West Navrabri an.] Baradiiie. The interview took place at the close of the meeting at the Town Hall, and as Mr. Holman had no tune to give the matter close atten tion, he asked Mr. Brake to forward to him the particulars of the proposal. This has been done, according to the Ncrth Western Courier. The text of the statement sent to the Premier is as follows:— "There is' great need to connect W Narrabri with Baradine. A railway i.c-m Coonamble, through Baradine, to West Narrabri would open up the great north and south line from Queensland to Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide. There would then be only a short section, from Garah to Goondhvindi, to complete the connection, a dis tance of about thirty miles. T...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 9 May 1919
An Advertisement . To obtain the Best Possible Results, should • • * * * 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 WteLL WRITTEN, and backed up by the goods as represented in the announcement will more than repay in additional profits the cost of adverti>ement. I write good, strong ad%Tertisements—the ldnd to fulfil every con iition set. out above .. I deal only *ith business men who conduct, their businesses on 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 amou t as you now srend ANDREW S. GERRAND, Advertising Consultant, 37 olton St.,4 ewcastK 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 ot...
DUNEDOO. War Workers. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 9 May 1919
DUNED©©. War Workers. A meeting of the members or tnei War Workers' Society was held at the j work rooms on Friday afternoon. The; resignation ot' the treasurer, Mr. H.l Hudson, who is leaving the district,; was accepted with.regret. Mr. Moriarfcy.' was apjjointed to the. position... .The members of the society will Tie"; iceplt very busy for the next few w^.eks 2h making up a large quantity of material that the society has on hand. ■£ Manchester Unity Ball. The annual. ball, held under tlfe auspices of the M.U.I.O.O.F. on Mop. day night, was a marked success. T$e function was well up to the standa® of previous years, and the attendance was a record one. The prizes for t$e best fancy dress were awarded to Mf. Dulvey and Miss, Stahl (pierrot attd pierrette). The waltzing competition attracted a large number of coupler, and after a close contest the' prize wd'a awarded to Mr. E. Ga-wthornq-aiti'd Mrs. A. Nott. The financial fesui^o^ tire ball was very satisfactory. ^ -ji * Mr. Sam. Ye...
ARMIDALE. 700 Soldiers from Armidale. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 9 May 1919
ARMIDALE. 700 Soldiers from Armidale. The temporary roll of honoj covering the city of Armidale and district, and now on view at the local court house, comprises 6!)S names. Several more have yet to be added, so that over 700 men actually went to the front from this district, while the rejects must., number l'ully several hundreds more. The record is an excellent one, and shows that this quarter of the State played its proper part in this respect, apart from what no doubt constitute record voluntary contributions* on a population basis to the various war funds. Peace-Johnston Wedding. St. Peter's Cathedral was the scene, of a very pretty wedding recentljr, the contracting parties Being Mr. Ernest William Peace, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Peace, of Melbourne, and Miss Alice Jane Johnston, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Johnston, of Armidale.- The ceremony was per formed by the Yen. Archdeacon John stone. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a dainty -little froc...
The County of Cumberland Ministry. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 9 May 1919
The County of Cumberland Ministry. The Premier, Mr. Holman, with a great oratorical flourish, one day last week produced a report issued by the Department of Agriculture, which de tailed at some length the progress-that had been made in the scheme of erect ing wheat elevators and silos in various parts of New South Wales. With much apparent gusto the hon. gentleman pointed to the fact that a number of the structures for safely storing the grain had already been built, whilst others were well on the way towards completion, and he appeared to dwell with special emphasis upon the good work that had been accomplished in the construction of an elevator at Darling Island of large dimensions and equal, he stated, to the task of storing and load ing all the grain that might be for warded from the country for export, for some time to come. A stranger just arriving in Sydney, and knowing little or nothing of the agricultural produc tion of the State, would , be entitled to pardon if, on readi...
MOREE. Winter Outlook is Serious. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 9 May 1919
MOREE. | Winter Outlook is Serious. With the exception of isolated por tions the district generally is now in a very bad state. Men in the northern portion have been able to hold out, but holdings in the southern part are in a very bad plight. Large numbers of district stock continue to cross tho border into Southern Queensland in search of grass, while starving stock from Walgett, Narrabri, and other dis tricts also on their way to Southern Queensland, arrive at Mungundi by train. Numbers of Moree stock owners who are on the roads with their stock went as far as Tenterfield, and had to leturn to their holdings. They have been compelled to strike out again in search of the urgently necessary grass country. The matter of saving a num ber of these stock is "in the lap of the gods/' for they travel on trust ing to luck to find grass wherever they can. All the stock routes in the dis trict are practically eaten out, and many owners, in view of the severity of the drought, are questionin...
NO PRIVILEGED CLASS. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 9 May 1919
NO PRIVILEGED CLASS. (By the Hon. James M. Beck, U.S.A.) We should enter into a gr at cam-, paign of education to teach the manual toiler thatwe are all in the same 'boat, that he suffers worst from class antag onism, and that his material happiness depends not upon the artificial restora j tion of production, but its increase. "We must teach him this elementary fact ia political economy that his happiness de pends not so much upon the amount of his wages as their purchasing power and that the latter is measured by the quantity produced. We must so govern that there is no privileged class in the nation and that all, capitalist and man ual toiler alike, are but the different parts of an Orchestra and that only by playing together as good musicians can the sj'mphony of progress be played.
TIDINGS OF THE NORTH DISTRICT NEWS. TAMWORT[?] When Show Dates Clash. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 9 May 1919
=3-^* —H-- -^-IC=1I—JI iai=3——ii— -^-ic TIDINGS OF TfiE NORTH FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS. ^1 ^ IIV IIII VII !F DISTRICT NEWS. THMWORTH. When Show Dates Clash. Though the next projected annual Agricultural Show is about eleven months away, it is one of the matters about which the P. and A. Association is suffering some amount of 'perturba tion. It happens that Glen Innes ha-3 fixed upon the same dates, viz., March 9, 10 and 11. Tamworth made the fix ture at about the first committee meet ing after this year's show, and it is made after due consideration of mat ters affecting the interests of the public and exhibitors. Unfortunately, how ever, Glen Times, having fixed upon tha same dates, is obdurate in the matter. It is, it appears from correspondence received from the Glen Innes secretary, an ancient custom for that town to hold its show on a fixed date. Glen Innes, therefore, has protested against. Tamworth's action. Tamworth, on the other hand, finds itself between the devil ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 9 May 1919
J. MACKIE & CO., Newcastle THE BIG FURNITURE STORE. WATCH US GROW." TO BUILDERS, COHTRflCTORS. ARCHITECTS and STOREKEEPERS We invite your inquiry regarding our famous "Made in Newcastle" Mantelpieces. We have a wonderful variety of designs in Oak, Maple and Pine. If you wish for further particulars, send for our splendid Mantelpiece Catalog, which we will forward—Postage paid. Pine Mantelpieces, Polished Walnut-27/6, 30/-, 32/6, 47/6, etc, Oak Mantelpieces-40/-, 42/-, 42 6, 50/-, 52/6, 67/6, etc, Maple Man&lt;elpieces-50/-, 52/6, 60/-, 62/6, 70/-, 72/6, etc, Tiled Grates—42/-, 47/6, 50/-. Tiled Hearths — 21/- set. Oak and Maple Curbs—21/-. J. MJSCKIE ^ CO., ♦ Complete Home Furnishers, Upholsterers, Mantelpiece Manufacturers 451-459 Hunter Street, Newcastle MACONOCHIE'S R delicious meal of the Finest Fresh Fish ready cooked ; and the Herring is the most nutritious food in the World. D. COHEN & CO., LTD. Agents. I
Industrial Progress of the North. HYDRO ELECTRICAL SCHEME. Would Revolutionise Country Life. GREATEST DECENTRALISATION FACTOR. How the Adoption of Proposal Would Assist Mining Industry. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 9 May 1919
ty "w iuo HYDRO ELECTRICAL SCHEME. Would Revolutionise Country Life. GREATEST DECENTRALISATION FACTOR. How the Adoption of Proposal Would Assist Mining Industry. (By A. G-. Stoneman.) ]» the addresses delivered at Jnverell, Glen Junes and Armnlale recently, ex plaining the great natural possibilities inherent in the rapidly falling waters .of the t'.'arerco Kiver, as a means for ■ the generation of hydro-electricity on a • grand scale, Dr. Karle Page proved that it is possible for the Government to • directly benefit a far greater scope of country tor a quarter of a million pounds, than is possible in any other direction. That there is something national in the proposal must be apparent, when it is considered that it will be capable of supplying electricity at less than a ■penny per unit to towns even as far north-west, as Mudgee, and along the north coast, to beyond Coff's Harbor. .The use of electricity would be revolu tionised at. that price, when considered only ironi the viewpo...
MOLYBDENITE MINING PROSPECTS AT KINGSGATE New Treatment Machinery to be Erected to give Output of 25 Tons a Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 9 May 1919
MOLYBDENITE MINING PROSPECTS AT KINGSGATE New Trfeatment Machinery to be Erected to give Output of 25 Tons a Day. The treatment plant of the Kings gate (Molybdenite, N.L., which was expected to be put into 'Commission this aionth, will not be completed until the middle cf May, owing to drought condi tions and the difficulty in securing tim ber. It comprises a very modern mill, including a minerals separation plant for the extraction of bismuth and mo, tybdenite. The unit was designed to • treat 25 tons of ore per day, and it is -anticipated that when running it may, ■with scientific management and sys tematic mining, establish records in ex • tractions and economical working on a basis of 25 tons a day. The mine •manager estimates a profit of £21,150 per anmini with the present prices of metals. The Kingsgate 'property was first worked in 1S72 as a tin proposi tion, but after some time .wolfram was encountered in association with bis muth, but no market existed at that time for thes...