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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
It is wonderful to wtfat ends: some people in the city will go to | obtain money. A young girl oC 17 I was at Redfern the other day^ound J guilty of obtaining money .by false representation, and this was her j method : — She would ring up an employee in a factory (generally a ] female) and say that her mother j had met with a fatal accident. Af ter she had left for home a child j would call at the factory with a ] bogus order asking for her wages, 1 which would be paid. j * * # ' ? I 'We know there is a section of: the Labor Party so keen on unifica- ) tion — which is not in the Labor platform — that they want to make a State government impossible,' ob- , served Mr. Holman at Junee last Thursday, night. 'They have no ; time for anything but to strew rocks in the path of the State Government. Unless we had been able to, brush them aside we would have come a cropper by now. We have had to overcome not only the opposition c-f. our enemies, but also the opposition of a section of otir o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
Serious Chances ARE TAKEN IN NEGLECTING A SIMPLE CASE OF PILES. Anv person takes serious chances in neglecting an attack of piles. This ail ment has the tendency to become chronic, and there is also the danger of ulceration and forming of fistula, both being very difficult to cure. The -safest- remedy for any form of piles, whether itching or protruding, is Doau's Ointment. It causes no detention from daily occupa tion, and the many cures made by it have made it famous in every corner of the world, It enjoys a greater demand and more enthusiastic popularity than any other pile remedy ever placed on the market. Mr. J. Shannon, Bootmaker, Commis sion Street, Cooma, says; — 'For fifteen : years I have suffered agony with itch ing piles. I have often thought life was not worth living unless I could get a cure for this ailment. At all times my suffering was bad enough, but at night and during the warm weather I was nearly driven mad, I used a great-many remedies, but they weie quite usel...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
* ? If ^F.. .. NOTICE — TO — SUBSCRIBERS & ADVERTISERS. 'I'HE 'Bombala Times'' will be pub I lished from Mr. Jonas's office until further notice. The paper is being printed at the 'Argus' office, Dtilegate, until a press arrives by which it can be again printed in town. There will be no break in the publication. W. G. TWEEDIE, . Proprietor. m . j*
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
' PAEENTS STAETLED, 'My wife and I were quite startled by bearing our little girl cough a real ?eroupy cough,' writes II. A. Young, Cu; -dal, jN.S.W. ' I at once got a bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Eemody and gave at to her. In the morning there was no sign of croup and her cough rapidly left . ??lier.' For sale everywhere. ' * # # GOUT AND RHEUMATISM. These complaints arise from the poi ?sonbus waste 'matters aci-umulated in iifood consequent on the kid ueys; through ??temporary disorder or through some dis order beiyg unable 1o carry out their 'work. Dr. Siildon's Gin pills rapidly ?reach the root of the tro.ul 1 nd ki. n .remove il. Price Is 6d and _ 24a ud. O - -tainable everywhere. The pen is mightier t.han the sword, The rifle or the gun. Ten thoufiaii'l battles it. has fought, Ten thousand victories won. lint here's a mightier power still, A conqueror that's sure, Tt vaniciirts our eouglis tvn'l colds, It's Woods' Great. Peppermint Cure. # * . * Small Size Large Size // Heaim...
War office Tests New Rules and Ammunition. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
War ©ff ice Tests, j New Rules and Ammunition. Melbourne. Fiiday.--The War Office experiments, with the new ammunition and rifles are being watched with keen interest and some concern by the Minister for Defence and leading military offi cers. ?: The proposed new ammuni tion—embodying pointed bullets — will entail, if it is adopted, a. com plete change of rifled throughout the Empire. Senator Pearce stated to-day -that the-' War Office had asked if the Commonwealth would like to have ?some of the new rifles, and he had readily accepted. ... Specimen rifle and the new ammunition were ov their way to Australia. He won d consider the question very carefully and await with interest the results of the War Office experiments'. Ii the change were adopted it would .mean' a substantial alteration in Australia. If it were only the al teration of attachments to machines at the Small Arms Factory he.\vou'd not mind. Even it it yvere only the re-arming of tne forces he would not consider it so s...
BOYS WILL BE BOYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
BOYS WILL BE BOYS. ? ? ? A ? It was the young man's first ap pearance at the festive board 'Of his ^adored one's parents; Everything ^passed off harmoniously until Grace's ^seven-year-old brother broke the ^blissful silence by exclaiming : ''Oh, jma, yer oughter seen Mr.. Jackson the other night, when he called to ^take Grace to the drill. He looked sso nice sittin' 'lohgside of her with )his arm ? ' 'Fred screamed the maiden, 'whose face began to assume the' col- our that is calculated to enrage a Ibull, . quickly placing 'her band over ?the .boy's mouth. 'Yer oughter seen him,' continued ?sthe persistent informant, after the ^embarrassed girl's hand was 'removed; '''?he had Ms arm ? ' 'Freddie !' shouted the mother, as Hn her frantic attempt to reach the ?boy, slie upset the conbents of the teapot in Mr. Jackson's lap. 'I was just going to say,1' the Jtialf-frightened boy pleaded, between v^a cry and an injured whine, 'he 'had ?fais arm ? ' 'You bad boy,' thundered the father-; 'g...
AN ANCIENT TELEPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
m telephone. ? ? ^ — — — ' English travellers and -officers in , In.da who have contrived, 'through the priests, to gain access to some -of the half-ruined temples of Panj, a ?city about 200 miles from Madras, ?have learned that the telephone has ?been known in that country for thousands of years. In the city o! Panj there are two temples about a mile apart. In the interior, on the ground iloor of each, there is a small ^circular room guarded day and night from natives as well as strangers. These rooms are supposed to be the abiding places of ''governing spirits,' but, In reality, are the termini of a telephone line w'hich is laid under ground from one building to the other. The superstitious natives regard 'ttyese little circular rooms with the ?greatest awe, because they have had demonstrated to them on various oc casions the power of these 'govern- ing spirits' to communicate with the x-ther temple. When this miracle is being performed, the natives are re quired to make their off...
OARS FOR THE NAVY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
OARS -FOR THE NAVY. - All.. the: wood used in making cars for the /British Navy comes from British Columbia.. An Admiralty order was recently placed with a Canadian lum ber company for 200,000 feet of white sp rube -to be used entirely for this pur po36v; v' The fact -that the British Col umbian white spruce is tho wood best j adapted for oar-making has bpen known 'to the Navy for a good mativ years. ? Its supreme excellence in this direction was' first -discovered by tlie men on the North Pacific Station, who happened' to use it for that, purpose, and since then the oars for tho wholo Navy have come from Canada. The timber growing on the yueen unanotte Jsiancis, iving just off 'the coast of British Columbia.' is of * especially good quality, and it w fiom this part of the province, that the sup- t plv of wood for the Navv's oars is drawn. ' ^ ISP **- j ^
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
Miscellaneous. During last year 1,150 people were killed and 32,258 were injured 011 the . lirbmises of the railways of the United Kingdom. The- figures for 1910 were 1,121' killed and 30,110 injured. -A poor workman at Brienue, in the Canton of Berne, 011 winning £1,200 in a^ Sw'iss lottery,, discoveied thatv his little daughter had torn up the ticket aiid thrown it away some time ago. ^- Fi-ench naval officers are to be given the' showy uniform worn prior .to 1903, and comprising a cocked hat, gold and silver, embroidered tunics, and striped - trousers,' for receptions and other of ficial occasions: Statistics - show that 1,660 babies in Erigland and Wale? succumb Nto burns every.; 3*ear, ; and, according to- Mr. F. Waldo, coroner for the City of London, the majority of these accidents are p'reventible by the use of noniuflam mable flannelette. -, Many , old . houses in Holland hav.e a ? special door which is never opened sa,ve on two occasions — when there is a iriarriage or a de...
FOR SAFETY AT SEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
FOR SAFETY AT SEA. An automatic acetylene fog-horn is being worked out by - Gustav Dalen, tho Swedish inventor of the automati cally lighted buoy ' or beacon. Tho light-controlling device is- a $un-.valve, ^by' which the light' of day shuts off the acetylene from the- burneri -and the ap pearance of darkness turns it on and re-lights it. A buoj' equipped with this valve lias, been regularly lighted .or- renewal of its supply or calcium ?carbide. Orib* acetylene- fog-horn-' coni sists of. a rotating disc carrying on its , periphery small, packets-, containing gas.-, and % horn.- in; front, of which, an electric, spark .explodes the , gas. Each pocket jiasises 'an acetylene jet b'efore 'reaching' the .spark, tlie acetylene thus taken u'p forriiing an explosive mixture ?/with' the air. By changing the rate of the disc's rotation, the rapidity of the explosions can be varied to any number up to 500 or more per second, and the tone produced by , the horn as a result of the explosions can...
BREAD OF THE TIME OF THE VIKINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
BREAD OF THE TIME OF THE - V I KINGS.; ' _ , Dr. Schnittger, professor . at/ Stock: holm University, has made ain 'inter- esting find relating to the remote past of. his country at Ljuuga,. in Eastern - Gothland, viz., some .bread dating from the time of the Vikings! Micro = 'Scopical examination has shown this bread to. -be. made from pine bark and pea meal, thus- proving the fact that ; peas were grown . in Sweden as far back as a thousand years ago. Arch-; aeological excavation has so far brought to light only a few specimens' of bread dating from , ancient or prehistoric times. The few loaves excavated in Egypt and iri Swiss lake dwellings are' of the highest archaeological interest. ;ln the northern countrie^only one or two, finds of this kindTiave so far boen made, foremost among which should be mentioned a corn-meal loaf dating from the fourth contrirv A.D.. which was discovered by Dr. vSchnittger - in 19Q8,in connection with the excavation of Boberg Castle.
POKING FIRES FOR A LIVING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
/ POKING FIRES FO,R ! A LI VfNC;. The trades of ' London „aro many 'and some of them miay seem to ' be very strange.- One ? bccupatiori by which ? a score '? of rBritons ; are said to ea rn : thei r livelihood is that of 'poking - fires;'' Bv tiho- Rabbinicallaw, no , Jew is al lowed to' kindle or mend any fire, 011 the * Sabbath ;' and - in certain places in England.- ivheTe Jews aro verv/ numcr ,qjis. this- prohibition - makes . it neods ,sary that persons shall bo employed from sunset on Friday to the same hour bri Saturday in going from house to''bbuso lightirig ? fires and lamps and 'attending to them.-' ? ' -' .Ono woman in the Eastend *of -?Lon- don, often has as many as fifty .houses to attend to, and draws small feea^ from each of them. It is riot long since a malef'? 'fire-poker-' in that- quarter-- ; .died-' worth more than. £300, which-., lie hadr-saved put of his earnings. -. . . It often .happens,, .at the East-end that a strict Jcav goes but into ? the street and says...
DUST AT SEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
DUST AT SEA, ' .',-?'? -: Whbri at'/sea, no matter how careful ly; the1 decks are washed in the morn ing. 'a'; great quantity of dust will col lect by nightfall. On the modern steamship, bur.ning hundreds of tons ol coal eveiy day, tliis' is' easily accounted fo.r,- yet .the records ..of sailing vessels show that they collect more dust than a steamer. O11 the voyage of a sailing vessel from New -York to San -Francis- co that consumed ninety-seven days, twenty-four barrels of dust were swept from the decks. . Tho captain was a man of scientific 'tastes, and made careful observations, ? but -cbuUl not solve the mystery. Some, no doubt, comes- from, the wear and tear 011 the sails and. rigging, but that aqcounts for prilv a small proportion. To . add. . to the ..'mystery, , bits of cork, wood, and vegetable fibre are frequently foutid' in this sea dust. Where docs Jt' -cbirio I from';? ? . ? .
MYSTERY BY THE HANDFUL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
? MYSTERY BY THE HANDFUL. A troupe of wandering intisicians were playing before a Swiss hotel. At tho end of the performance 0110 of the members left the group, approached the leader of the band, and pulled out a little paper box, which he emptied into his left hand, while the eyes of the leader followed every ! movement. ?'He then took a plate in ms ngnt hand, passed it round, and a, large sum was collected, everyone meanwhile wondering what he held in his left hand. . 'Why, it's very simple,' sstid the leader,- when questioned. 'We Ave all subject to temptation, and to 'be sure of the fidelity of our oollector, ho has to... hold five flies iu his left hand, and wij count' these- when he- ratfirns to tnake' sure, of the money.'' ' '
THE FEATHERS ON A HEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 19 July 1912
v THE FEATHERS ON A HEN. A unique-- feather-guessing contest was once corid'uctbd by a prominent compkriy ,'irianiifacturing: food for 'poril- * try. Five hundred in prizes was offer ed for the best bstiinates pr guesses as to ??'the' riumber;bf -feathers bn a hen. The 'first 'prize was 100 dollars. , , Thousands , of guesses were received, several in the millions ,the: highest es timate being 600,060,017. The correct number ' was found to be 8,190. ' '?'?'