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NEWS and NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
NEWS asast NOTES. The Emperor of Japan is dead. * # * Whooping cough, colds, mumps, and a tired feeling prevail in Bombala just now. * * ? Mr. J. Chirnside has gone to Syd ney to take part in the country week golf matches. # * * Owing to the recent wet weather some of the wood heaps about town have been leaking badly. ♦ # » The long talked of rifle match with Bega is expected to be arranged for by the local club this month. # # * . Mr. M. J. Brown, solicitor of Sydney, and a native of Bega, died .in Sydney on Wednesday. * # * Not sold for profit, but to ensure neat and handy bales. Winchcombe, Carson's Warrigal Woolpress. Easy Terms.* 9 * # # In future Petersen and Gjerstrup's cars will run from Bombala to Coonia on Tuesdays only. For full parti culars read advt. in this issue. ♦ * # It is estimated that the damage done to the roads in the Imlay Shire by the recent rain will cost the Council an expenditure close on ;£lOOO. # # # The School of Arts club room is having a good run just...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
THOUSANDS OF ,¥10LSIS ! y at ! Boy's Violin, wlh bow and case ? 16/- iSchool Violin, with bow and case ... ? ... 21/- i Student's Violin, with bow i and case ... ... 31/6 | Orchestral Violin, with bow and case ? 42/- '5olo Violin, with bow and I case ? ... 67/6 | Artist's Violin, with bow 1 and case ...' £7/7/ Pj -^olin Mezin Violin, with bow and case ? £14 ? Louis Otto Violin, with bow and case ... £24/10/- j J All Post Free to Noareat Railway Station. ' tgiluotmted Catalogues Pros pjyLificii's SS3 Qsorg© St,,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
SKATING CARNIVAL, WEDNESDAY, 7th AUGUST, 1912. PRIZES:— ; Sold Medal, value £1 1/-, for gen t's- best fancy dress. „ „ most comical dress. Wrist-band Watcli, value 12/6, for lady's best fancy dress. „ . „ most comical dress. Prizes can be changed at Mr. Duv'h to trophies of the same value, t ADMISSION, 1/ . \ \ CHILDRfek'S. CARNIVAL, B0^3$AIiA, THURSDAY, 8ih AUGUST, 1912. ? v ? r ? * ? ? ? PRIZES FOR CHILDREN, 15 $nd under ' Silver gold-fronted MedalB, value 10,^6, for boys' best fancy dress, x „ ,, „ v most comical dress. Wriat-band Watch, value 10/6, for girli' best fancy dress. ! ,, „ „ „ „ * most comical dress. Names of dresses to be handed to the doorkeeper on entering the Hall. CS' ADMISSION, 1/-. The Bombala' Brass Band of fourteen (14) performers will be in attendance. J. STAPLES, Manager. ? ? ? i ?' ' ? ? ? ? ? ? ' ' ? — ONE HUNDRED AND TWEHTY-EI6HTH HALF-YEARLY REPORT OF - THE COMMERCIAL BANKING COMPANY OF SYDNEY, LIMITED. Presented to the Shareholders at an Ordinary Gener...
CONTENTS OF A MAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
CONTENTS OF A MAtJ;; _ An average man of 150! pounds con tains the constituents found 'irt 15-Q0 eggs. .There is enough gas in him to uU a gasometer of 3649. cubic feet. The iron in him would mako. four , ten penny nails. His fat lvould; malco ^75 candles, and a good-sized cake of soap. His phosphate content would mako 8064 boxes of matches. 'There is enough- hydrogen in him in com bination to fill a balloon and * carrV him. above the clouds. The ' rem'ainirig constituents would yield six: teaspbOn fuls of salt, a bowl of sugar, And ten gallons 'of water.- The foregoing analysis is mado by the 'Practical Druggist,' which adds that a man' has 500 muscles, about 1,000,000,000 cells, 200 bones, 4 gallons of blood, several hundred feet of ' arteries and veins more than. 2-5 .feet of intestines. - and millions of pores. His heart weights from 8 to 12 ounces : its capacity is from 4 , to 6 ounces in each ventricle, and its sisie is 5 by 3 bv 2£ inches: it pumps 22J pounds of blood every m...
MAINTAINING SOIL FERTILITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
? ?', I I- ' y .- V '? . ? MAINTAINING SOIL FERTILITY. ? It is interesting to note what is being done in other countries with regard to maintaining'the fertility of; soil. Great Britain, Denmark, Germany, France, or tho United States are usually re ferred to in this connection, , but there is much interesting and instructive in formation to be gained from studying the methods employed in Japan and nv.;«o T4- !----. ~e ? ? ? ? V/Iiaixo.. IU auo, \il uuuiou, ill Wet t/U be remembered that local conditions varv- in different countries ; therefore a system that might be practicable in one place might be altogether imprac ticable in another country. 'Greater attention lias probably been devoted to the maintenance of soil fertility in China, Korea, and Japan for centuries past than in any other part of the world. The success and efficiency of what has been done by the countries named in this direction may be esti mated by the dense populations they have maintained^ and are still maintain ...
PLOUGHING FOR DIFFERENT SOILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
PLOUGHINC FOR DIFFERENT SOILS. When we take into consideration the in/iny different classes of land an ordin ary ploughman may have to encounter, and tliat the plough ; needs adjusting to suit each class of land, wo realise that the resources of the ploughman' are often taxed to tho utmost. There fore a few hints on practical plough inrr on/-l on+fi-irv Af 4-Ti f a ,''5 ua Uiio suit different classes of land may be tolerated from an experienced plough man. First, in yoking a team to the plough (if tho team is of equal pace), the chains should be of equal length; if one horse is faster than the other ;his chains should' be lengthened, and thoso of the slow one shortened, so as to keep the swingle-trees even. Second adjust the bride of tlie plough— that is' to say, 'raise or lower the bridle to suit hard or soft land, as no plough can be expected to work in every olass of land — in i the middle' - -hole , -of . thei bridle. In hard laud raise, in soft jand lower into the lower hole if...
Practical—Agriculture. ORIGINAL ARTICLES. Specially written for this column. All Rights Reserved BENEFITS GOOD PLOUGHING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
Practical - ? Agricolture. ORIGINAL ARTICLES.; (By F.S.C.) Speciallr ^written for \tbia column. All Rights Rtairvetf BENEFITS OF GOOD PLOUGHINC. . I Every farmer knows, or shoulcf know; that ' good plpughiiig , is essential to good- farming ; unless tlie land is first thoroughly ploughed tho beneficial ef fects ! from;'JElie cultivation that neces sarily follows is considei'ably reduced. Many, otherwise good, farmers seem to lose sight of the 'fact that to have the tiind thoroughly !', ploughed tl\« musT; wurii iu uuuuouuum wivu - the preparation 'of tho land for a crop,] yet the plough' to the farmer is as the spade is to the gardrier. The gardener ?know that l-sifTtlie laud is uot properly dug !]he 'will riot obtain first results, no matter what treatment it gets , after wards. So it is with the farmer. It is not . sufficient to merely blacken the land, as some are wont to term it; on the contrary, if first class results are expected,- first-class, work must be done. Many men make...
THE COINC-AWAY DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
THE COING-AWAY D.RESS. A pretty suggestion for a bride's 20-^ ing away frock or for a ..bridesmaid?* dress, is conveyed by our-..second sketc^l. The costume, which is exceedingly pic turesque, might bo developed an. cream, nalo blue or rose-coloured cloth, or, if worn as - a travelling rdre&s; dark bh|9.... . , serge might be preferred;- Agiiiii, .it would work out splendidly in dark blue wool satin -or Shantung. The skirt is of tlie very .latest shape, and shows very much more freedom x - than the skirt of yesterday. It is pro vided with a handsome: -tuck on tlie lower part, and hangB !very easily and gracefully. '. . ' ' ; It is 'on the coatee, however, that th« artistic part of -the design, is conoen- , trated, the broad waist ' a«d ; talibed -'.: - (basque witli waist-baud sugegsting the ?.? ?? Charles the I L, period; : A pretty foa-* '. turo is J the cross-over front bordered with tiny buttons, whitjh are continued ? '- : on to the basque. The .simple nock is ' relieve...
Ladies' Column FASHION AND THINGS FEMININE. (Copyright.) THE BRIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
Ladies' Coloma FASHION AND THINGS FEMININE. i iB— U ? ? By 'Mavis,' (Copyright.) THE., BRIDE. The trousseau of ^Ee modern bride may be. as elaborate as you please, but there aro many girls who aro clever enough . to make a good' show on simple patterns, and to produce charmingly pretty trousseaux for a small .outlay. For one thing, . not a few engaged . girls make up. their own underwear, and per forin all the decorative, part of it— the embroideries, ^rawn-thread work, and so on— with their own hands, so that, although' their lingerie appears to bo worth pounds, it. has only, cost shillings. White is. as always, -the favourite wear for brides, , and satin the favorite fabric and since ri'owadays the satin frock need cost no more than the cloth one. it is no longer regarded as the ex treme luxury of former times, nor need . the wedding gown of this soft, .delight- ; ..... fill fabric be set aside after the great day as too smart for other occasions, for is not the satin slip quite a...
ACTION OF SUPERPHOSPHATE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
ACTION OF SUPERPHOSPHATE. ? When; superphosphate is spread'; over the soil. or. applied bv drill, the phos phoric acid in it, being iiv a watersol uble condition. is dissolved when' .suffi cient rain., falls, and permeates every where through the surroundng soil, in which it is chemically precipitated in a stat« of fineness much more minuto bhan can be obtained by mechanical grinding. Of course, if the superphos phate remained in a soluble condition, it wbuld be washed away by heavy rain and lost, but the lime and other salts presont in most soils uiay bo. said . to nurse and hold it in a precipitated form until the tender little ; fibres of ... the plant rootlets come along in search .of nourishment in an available form, and. by the mild acidity of their ? feeding organisms separate it again from : the soil combinations and absorb it into their system. It is the ihtiniato in termixture of the phosphate with .the Boil particles and _ its minute chemical fineness which render superph...
OPENING THE SILO. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
OPENINC THE SILO. When opening the silo carefully re-, move the weight and seal. The latter, together with any- mouldy silage that may bo on top, should be placed ori 'Hie manure heap, for future use as humus, for' the -soil. '!'.,.! The silage required, should be daily scraned oft in lavers from tho ton and and bagged or passed down a- chute to the feed truck. Avoid, as - far as prac ticable. sinking holes in the silage; , in fact, keep ras . little of the silage expos ed to the air as possible. Remember, air is the chief ' factor in destroying silage. Some; careful farmers cover their silage with a tarred bag sheet immediatelv they have removed all they want for the 'day. '
Poetry AT PRAYER TIME. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
?? Poetry , AT PRAYER TIME. Three little sunny curl-crowned heads, Throe little forms that bend in prayer, These,' I sw, as the nightime spreads Softly its shadows everywhere.. These, I see, and my heart grows glad, Whatever the day's despair. . s One. my babe, with her golden hair. One. my babe, with her golden hair, ' And one, my girl, who has grown so 'wise, Her books are scattered everywhere, Yet all, at night by their low, white ?beds . ?? Whisper alike their evening prayer. Dear little sunny, curl-crowned heads, What must yoube .and* dare ?. . ? What does tho Future hold that' treads ; Close on the Now, and whore, Wlvero will your dimpled feet be led : What of Life's joys their share? Father grant -that the years Be kind, . Grant that their ways be fair, ' ' Shield them, Lord, from the storm and wind, , ' : Keep from the tempter's snare. ' Pure and true as thev are to-night^ ? Kneeling at dusl, in prayer.
AN OPPORTUNITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
AN -OPPORTUNITY. .Mill I I —???&!? I'' '?? ? — The Only Son had just announced to the family his engagement. 'What, that girl !' remarked the mother. 'Why, she squints.' 'She has absolutely no style,' commented his sister. 'Red-headed, isn't she ?)'' asked auntie. ? 'I'm afraid she's flighty,' was ' granama s opinion. 'She hasn't any. money,' said uncle. 'And she doesn't look strong,' chimed in .the first cousin. . 'She's stuck iip, in my opinion,' asseverated the second cousin. ''She's extravagant,',' was the opinion given by the third cousin. 'Well, she's got one redeeming fea ture, at any rate,' remarked tho Only Son, thoughtfully. 'What's that?' chorused the ' ' band of charitables. 'She hasn't a relative on- earth.'® ? Papa had not yet spoken, but now he did. ' ' : ?'Grab her, my boy, grab her(,' he said. . Carter:' 'What's the matter? You .look very serious.' ' Barter : 'Well, that's the way I feel. I've -just lost a hundred pounds on the Stock Exchange.' 'Oh, cheer up...
DRIVEN BY FATE PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. (COPYRIGHT.) SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS CHAPTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
DRIVEN BY FATE PUBLISHED .BY SPECIAL ; ARRANGEMENT. BY FLORENCE HOPE. Author of 'The Trials of Madge Mob erley,' . 'Tangled Threads,' 'The ... \ Brown Rosary,' etc., etc. - ^ (COPYRIGHT.) SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS CHAP TERS. CHAPTERS L- and II.— Jack Went worth and his sister, Phyllis, part at the railway station. .Dr. Hatherley .pro mises to look after Jack. Phyllis is ^oing to lie companion to a Lady Jef ferson. Seated in the same compart ment as herself is a man with magnetic eyes; sue mscincwveiy cusiiKes mm. The man enters into conversation, say ing they will know more of each other. They alight at Brethington. She is driven to tho old country house at Marshlands, and escorted to her future mistress, who is in the' conservatory. Her ladyship says she will db, and she is taken to Marietta, Lady Jefferson's maid. Before retiring, Phyllis steps out on to the balcony ; and hears her mis tress welcoming a stranger by ,the name of Dare. 'Sho sees again in the corri dor the stranger she di...
THE CALL OF THE SPRING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
THE CALL OF THE SPRING. In dreams I hear the oall of the spring1 From the land across- the: sea ; Tender and sweet, thougli touched with paini Are the thoughts it wakes in me. Oh! just to see the bloom on the may, And toNliear the mavis sing, As it sang 'to me so long ago, In the fair, sweet, English spring. In dreams I walk in the woods again, With .the soft moss under my feet, Away from the fret of the busy ^town, With its hot and noisy street;, Oh! just, to see the flowers I. loved, v The tender !greeh on the tree, ; For there is nought on God's fair earth ;;liiko .an English spring to. me. . Iii whispers soft comes its ' wooing, ? /voice, Calling me over the sea, And bowing .^beneath its magic spell 'Past years pome back to me. Oh-! just to dream I am young again, '/That I hear the mavis' sing, As it aangjtp me' so long ago In the fair, sweet I^pglish spring. ' 'E. N. PEDEN.
P.P. Boards. FRANCHISE TO BE ALTERED. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
P.P. Boards. _ 1 FRANCHISE TO: BE ALTERED. Mr. G. T. C. Miller, M.L. A , introduced a deputation to Mr Trefle on Saturday 'of residents of Monaro in favor ot the aboli tion of the Pastures Protection Boards, or their merging io to the shire cou ncils. jyir MUier saia n was a use less body at presenti, and it was run in the interests ot the large landholders. At any rate, a cha nge . in the . franchise was needed, so.. thafe: the one man one vote would obtain,. Mr. Evan s; a delegate of the F.S.A. Conference; said the boards had proved highly un satisfactory. : OFor the. past 30 years the big'5 men had run them, ..owing,, to tjj^eif voting facilities... .r In his. district j (Cooma) ballot-papers frequent ly never got into the ballot boxv 'A- candidate, or his rela tive^, should not also be re turning 'officers, The shire councils would . be probably prepared to contribute to the costs of the inspectors. Mr. Davis, a member of the Bombala P.P. Board, and also of a shire council, emph...
Record Miles. MOTOR CAR THE FASTEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
Record Miles. MOTOR CAR THE FASTEST. The world's fastest times in dif ferent branches of sport for a mile are : — . ? Horse racing: i min. 33 1-5 sees., by Caiman (gst. albs.), at Lingfield, England. ?- - Trotting : 1 min. sees;, Lou Dillon, U.S.A. ? Running : 4 min., 12^ sees., W. G. George, England. . - : ;;; ?£ Walking: .6 min/^fsecs,, W. Perkins, England. Rowing : 4 min; '38 sees., James Stanbury, England. . . . Swimming : 23 min. 16:4,-5 secs.,^ B; B; Keiran, Sydney;.; KiS. W. ? Cycling (standing start),:_ i min. 26 3-5 sees., A. E. Willis.,: America.' -Motor cycling (standing start) :' 50 1-5 sees., H. Cissac, England. ; Motor car : 37 2-5 sees., A Mc Donald, Florida, U.S.A.
COMMERCIAL. ORBOST CATTLE MARKET. July 27th. 1912. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
COMMEKOSyVL, OllBOST CATTLE MARKET. : ? JulV 27th, 1912. ' Messrs. J. W . Bird and Co. report : — Cattle— Good demand for all classes. We sold privately during the week fat cows £6 10s to £7, ft team of 14 working bullocks and tackle at market rates, small calves 17s 6d. Pigs — We penned 84 For fat and forward pigs there was a good demand but small sorts were not sought after. 'We sold baconers £2 12s, slips 10s to 13s weaners os. Sheep — We sold 54 weaners 8s. 20 forward and fat mixed sheep 12s 9d. Privately 50 wethers 13s 6d, 62 lambs 12s 6d.
A Famous Fixture. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
Sl Famous Fixture. j An event noteworthy in shopping | circles is Anthony Horderns' three | weeks? Salej - which runs from July :29th' to August 17th. The Brick field Hill firrrt announces that reduc tions have been made in every de 1 partment as set out in the Sale Cat alogue, which gives details of over half-a-million' bargains, and . their : J.. I ? L! ? J 1.L « ? A ? 1 cpuLctnuu ^lcihu2» petJinu me biait: ment that the reductions are in every case genuine. In these days of high cost of living, Anthony Horderns' Sale enables people all over Austra lia to purchase necessities and lux uries of life at prices that mean a big saving to all who take advantage of the immense opportunities that this unique sale presents. It has been said -that the proof ot the pud ding is in the eating, and Anthony Horderns^ invite a test. Therefore send to Anthony Hordern and Sons, Brickfield Hill, Sydney, for a Sale Book; which will be posted free on request. ~ .1
ICED ENGLAND. ABOUT THE SHIVERY TIMES WHEN NIGHTS WERE COLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 2 August 1912
' ICED ENGLAND. ? ? ? , _ ABOUT THE SHIVERY TIMES I ? WHEN NIGHTS WERE COLD. There was a time when more than half of Great Britain was under ics. : 5 Not an inch or two of ice, but a - : good layer of anywhere from 2,000ft. to 3,000ft. thick. They have been ' discussing those days at a meeting; of the British Association at Shef C-1J ? neiu. The- average;' temperature or 'the United Kingdom was then about 20 degrees instead of about 50 degrees, as it is: riow.y .The thermometer never rose to freezing-point. South of the Tbames escaped the Ice Age alto gether ; but north of it was always under ice, and in places under a solid half mile of it. Scotland had . an especially bad time of it.' 'frothing peeped 'above the sea of ice except a few of the tallest -mountain tops. . There was np-.one. to look at the thermometer, for Great Britain was then chiefly inhabited by .'mammoths and glaciers. The mammoths were woolly, like ; Teddy bears, but each of them was twice the weight of an elepha...