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WOOLBROOK NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 12 January 1911
WOOLBROOK NEWS. (From our Correspondent.) The country around looks beautiful and grass is very plentiful. All stock around are in good condition. There are some beautiful crops of pota- toes in the vicinity of the township. Mr. J. A.Morgan has a large area under the tubers—he has 12 acres. If all goes well and the season proves favorable, he expects about 160 tons. Mr. A. Thompson is building a nice cot- tage. Mr. J. A. Morgan is also about to commence to build more additions to his store premises. Yesterday morning at about 5 o'clock, a light engine off the Brisbane &nbsp; mail, returning to Werris Creek, ran off through some mistake in the points in Woolbrook yard. Very little is known definitely how the accident happened. A great deal of dam- age was done to the permanent way. There was some difficulty in placing the engine on the road again. Woolbrook can now boast of a common, which one can safely say was much needed. A meeting of the trustees took place at Mr. Morgan's...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. (Continued from last issue). COLLECTOR'S SALARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 13 January 1911
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL, (Continued from last issue). COLLECTOR'S SALARY. Tho salary of the collector was then dis cussed. In reply to Aid. Austin, the .Mayor aid that Hriggs got £2/5/ per week, but o commission. Aid. Schwartz asked if the collecting kept man going ull the time? If not, he might ssist in the ofllce work in spare time. Aid. Naukervis: He has uot got any spare me. The Mayor: He miglit have if everybody aid up the first time he called, but he as to call o)i some of them a good many mes before he gets the money. Aid. Britz moved that £2/17/0 be the sal ry. Aid. Nankervis moved, as an amendment, at £2/lU/,be given. Aid. Green.c-iu seconding Aid. IirlU's mo tion, said he thought £2/lU/ was a little t)lt on the near side. It was not a living age for a man with a family. Ho did ot think the Council should have anyone their employ working under a living age. Considering the way these men had to avel round the place and the amount of sponsibility on their shoulders, they should e g...
SPORTING NOTES. HORSE RACING. FIXTURES. January. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 13 January 1911
SPORTING NOTES. | HORSE-RACING. | FIXTURES. January. 14—Heddon J.C. Races. , 14—Victoria Park Races. 34—Warwick Farm Races. 14—Heddon Greta Raced. 17, IS—Burrowa R.C Meeting* 17, IS—Bombala J.C. Ruccs. , r—Wollongong J.C. Races. 15—Victoria Park Races. IS, ID—Bingara Raens. 19, 20—Dong; Dong Picnic Races. 21. 20—A.J.C. Anniversary Meeting. 21—Krawarree Races. 2IJ, 24—Harraba T.C. Meeting. 2i»—WaHsend J.C. Raccs. 2"i—Deniliquin V.L.J.C. Meeting. 2f.—Kensington Races. 2.". 2G—Bonrke Hospital BeneL't Meeting. 2f>, 2C—Baf hurst T.C. Races. 20—ttellingur River J.C. Races. 20—Lawrence J.C. Raccs. 20—Marengo J.C. Races. 20—Roei'ton Races. 20—Miibulong J.C. Races. 2G—Lcudvillu R.C. Meeting. 20—CondoboHn J.C. Races. 2C—Major's Creek T.C. Races. 20—Booiaroo Races. 20—QuiWndi Australian Horse Amateur Meeting. 20—Dalgoty J.C. Races. 2G—IJowral R.C. Ejecting. 20, 27—Hun-en Juuctiou Amateur Races. 20, 27—Glen limes J.C. Races. 2S—Wallsend J.C. Races. 2S—Victoria Park Race*. 30—Milton R.C. Meet...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 13 January 1911
PERSONAL. A number of tho employees of-Messrs. T. •I. Trelunr liV,& Co. met at the Caledonian HouO after business hours on Saturday night t:» say ^mxl-bye to Mr. A. 1C, Davios, a popular fellow-employee, who was Hovering 'his ootmocfciou with tho fum to tnko up a l-twtion >ii InvowU. Mr. H. XanUervis ots ' rupjod tho chair. In making the presenta tion of n smote*#'* outfit to Mr. Duvies, Mr. Xunkcrvts spoke of the high esteem in whioh tho latter was hold during his twm of em. ployment «t tho old stove, imd i&ttbough they wero nil sorry to lose him, tiiey wero rUu! he was battering his position, and wished him success in his now sphere.; Others who spoke in oompliiueutary terms . wer« Mesers. G. Stokes (grocery department),* G. A. Kennedy (dvapory department), and H. J. .Stephens (in tho absence t of Mr. W. Brooks) on behalf of, the clothin;? idogarfc» • meat. Mr. Dari^ rtv'inb(v
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 13 January 1911
GET OUR PRICES FOR . FENCING WIRE! BLACK, GALVANISED OR BARBED;. We can quote you Attractive Little Prices, because we got our Wire direct from the Rolling Mills and pay promptly for big discounts. Fencing Wire runs into Money— remember. You can't afford to ignore the claims of the man whe o ers to save you even a a Shilling a Hunurcd on Fencing Wire, Perhaps we can do more than that. Anyway, let us try. . If you are interested in Fencing Wire we introduce specially to your notice " Neptune," 12i gauge galvaui/.ed. ne ton of this is the same length as 2J tons ordinary number eight wire, while the breaking strain is 11401bs against 11251bs. Being galvanised iron it will not rust, therefore has longer life. Carriage 0n one mile of six wires at £1 per ton will cost 7s Gd, against £1 for ordinary number eight wire. A mile of six wires will cost £8 12s Gd, against £9 9s, for ordin- (3 ary number 8 wires. © A special process of galvanizing the wires toughens it and makes its breaking stra...
STEAMER ASHORE. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 13 January 1911
STEAMER ASHORE, SYD.YEV. Thursdnv. ! | The steamer Iloiodale is ashore ut Bellin- j Her Head*. The ve«el left- Sydney on Mon- | day night and arrived off the buy last night, j OirJinaking through the entrance she yround- j i'd on a sand suit :i:id remained hard and I ia-t, despite all efforts she reiusrd to shift. | The wind was blowing hard from the X.K.. a : heavy sea was rolling in and the position ' was extremely dangerous but^no'thinu: coilld he done to send" the pa«$engers on nrhora. TlirotiglKJUt the ni^lu heavy seas crashed over the vessel aud washing her from end to end. After a time she swunu round n little and was absolutely at the merer of the breakers A later wire stated that tho Rose dale had Khifhxl on to the inside wall of the south breakwater, and as she was full of water the passeugers were landed on tne sea wall. Th© cargo consisted of general lines.
MARKET REPORTS. TAMWORTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 13 January 1911
MARKET REPORTS. TAMWOUTEI. Garvin und Couseus. Ltd., report having held their usual wvehly fat and store stock sale or. Thursday, the J2th Inst. Fat Cattle.—A shun supply to a fair at» tendance of buyer*, the yarding consisting of principally ligUnveiglM bullocks and steers, with a few heifers. The market &lt;»peneu low. but ».s the sales progressed, there was an improvement of fully 10/ per head, and in suuu: instance* an advance of 15/ on last day*.* values. Bullocks made to £6,19. and rows to They sold: A &lt;■ \V. .Morgan, G bullocks at £tf. 4 do. do. £G/1G, G do. £6, -ilid 1 sinsll L'\!7: n/e A. J. Harris, 4 r\v(-v*. £•• 11. •; do., £»/10, 4 do. £5/3; ;v'v W. t'amreH tUoirgabrl). H steers £4/12, do £-t r. : a .• owner, 1 cow £ti/10, 1 do. light. £2/"i . Fat Sh*'«'|».—a fair numhov yarded to the usual ttttfii-lance of buyers, the majority of the .sh».ej) v.ere chieily medium quality •nve.s. with a tew prime wethers; most pens wore fairly competed for at prices ab...
JAPANESE & THE NORTHERN TERRITORY MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 13 January 1911
JAPANESE & THE NORTHERN TERRITORY: MELBOURNE, Thursday. | Mr. Fisher. reicrrin,: t.> tho lar^e influx , of &lt;Iapair.?£e into New Caledonia. says th« I Immigration Kcs*.ration Ai-: will Ik? brought ( into operation immediately. in lh«» event o: any ot tnem w Queensland or the Northern Territory. lie &lt; i nsiders the whole tliih^ u. subject pave suspicion, especially alter what they have heard and read ol Jupl niicsu encroachments in Hauait and Manila. Tlie Prime Minister adds: **I am especially j impre.&lt;*e&lt;l with the reriouahess of the posi- j tion because ot what 1 saw of the Indians in , Natal, and the whole matter will be very j carefully none into.' j
MAITLAND STOCK MARKETS. WEST MAITLAND, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 13 January 1911
MAITLAND STOCK MARKETS, j WKST MAITLANP. Thursday. | Cattle.—A small number was yarded. Competition was very brisk. and values slightly in advance of Monday's rates. Piinu* and weighty bullocks sold from to !'}♦. II.', j.riiiK' .i-vY to i-', ^.wfl 1:7/3 to £$/C. and medium £5 to JL'Z/V. cows jSK to 1T./1 Sale*.- A c A. \V. Xivison. bullocks. .C7'3 to C7. 1*: \V. H. Maikav. £t'. IS to £6;iit, cow.,-. I\*'C: Xorthvrn A^rt»t>\ bullocks, •£(i'5 »J to £?•!$•'. cows jL*4 to £".'2, Sheep.—Ml penned. Th«»re was a good at tendance of buyer*, t'ompetiiion was very active and prices' show a lurcher rise of i'd. per head. Prime wethers sold from 14/2 1 lo 15/, jjood ll/i« to 12/10, medium 7/1 to I 7/4, very inferior ?.. . I Sa!es.—A c. 1'i.ecutoia H. C. White, ewes ; M/i&lt; to 14/2; Jas. Edmonds, withers S/tf. j ewes 5/ to 7/1: lambs. 7/5 to S. 4: J. K. ' Maekay. wethers 12/10 to 15.. ewes 11/3 lo ! M/3: Northern Agents, wethers 9/ to 11/5. I