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ABOUT NORTHERN PEOPLE. EARLY BUNDARRA. Mr. Baldwio, Pioneer. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 30 May 1919
/ ABOUT NORTHERN PEOPLE. EARLY BUNDARRA. Mr. Baldwio, Pioneer. Mr. William Baldwin, son., who fur nished the material for the interesting article regarding Early Bundarra which appeared in the Voice of the North last week, has resided in the Bundarra dis trict almost continuously for a period of 74 years. Mr. Baldwin was horn in Singleton on the 1 Oth February, 1835, celebrating his 84th birthday in Febru ary. When ton years of age he mi grated from the valley of the Hunter for Kingstown, that property having been originally taken up bv a Mr. King, an uncle of his, with whom he made his advent to these parts. Controversies have taken place of late as to who is the oldest drover about these parts, and Advocate writer feels justified in passing the 'belt to Mr. Baldwin, for as far back as October, 1845, we find him, in his own words, "driving a mol} of old milkers and wrinkles from Singleton to Kingstown, keeping time with the bullock teams." In those days, the old man remarked (with ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 30 May 1919
Regina Sewing Machines. SILENT RUNNING LOCKSTITCH. AGENTS FOR N.S.W.: David Cohen & Co., Limited, NEWCASTLE. Composed of Fresh Fru|ts, Rare Spices & Choice Vegetables "Pan Yaa" converts the plainest fare into a delicious meal. "Pan Yan" also makes the daintiest Sandwiches and is splendid with Bread and Cheese. SOLD EVERYWHERE IN TWO SIZES AT POPULAR PRICES. MACONOCHIE BROS.. Ltd.. LONDON. METAL POLISH HAS NO EQUAL HRNOTT'S BISCUITS.
FROM GLEN INNES TO GRAFTON [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 30 May 1919
FROM GLEN INNES TO GRAFTON Mr. A. D. Bowen, postmaster at Glen Jnnes, was entertained by the Mayor and aldermen on the eve of his depar ture for Grafton, to which town he Jias been promoted. The Mayor, in pro posing the health of Mr. Bowen, said everyone wa^ sorry to lose him. 'Dur ing his short stay in Glen Times affairs at the Glen Times post office had coiir siderably improved, and complaints were now a thing of the past. Other aldermen-also eulogised the work dono by Mr, Bowen.
Children's Corner. Competition Closing. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 30 May 1919
© ChildpeiV 3^2- " : rr— ^ By Sister Susie. Competition Closing. This is niv ' last opportunity of re minding you to hurry if. your .letters are to reach mc in time for this month's competition. You know I told you that I should like to have a letter from both boys and girls, this time telling 1113 about the books they have read anil those that thqy like best. The editor has promised 5/- for the best letter. State your. age. Send your letter to Sister Susie, Box 257, P.O., Newcastle not later than 31st May. Taffy (R'evised). " Taffy was .^Welshman, ; : Taffy a sport, Taffy loveif "sultanas" — Sun-liaysed was the sort. . Taffy came to our house Hungry as could be, Taffy sniffed the Sun-Raysed scones, So Taffy stayed for tea! For the Girls. L know that a great many. of yon. girls can knit socks, scarves, caps and' other war-necessities. Now. that there is not the same demand for these tilings, perhaps some of you would like to make a tie for father or brother? Here is a very simple an...
THE REV. S. VARCOE-COCK [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 30 May 1919
THE REV. S. VARCOE-COCK Who is one of the best loved Methodist ministers in the State. His success in Church work is widely known, and he has added greatly to his record since he,took up duties in the Newcastle district. He has always taken a deep interest in national matters, and more especially in those relating to the social conditions of the people. His work; during the war, too, is well known.
AGRICULTURAL LIME—AN OCCASION FOR CO-OPERATION [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 30 May 1919
AGRiCULTBML LIME—AN OCCASION FOR CO-OPERATION TheVxieed for lime for .agricultural" purposes,' and the difficulty of procuring .supplies at prices that would make Jiming an attractive, operation > to farmers, have.furnished a problem that has - been before the Department of Agriculture for years, but without any jsatisfactory solution presenting/itself. From', time . to time .concessions have been obtained (chiefly in the reduction of freights), but the total cost of this useful' soil ameliorant remained almost prohibitively high and supplies scarce. Lately, the Department has been in -touch with firms that it was thought might be able to meet the situation, but it -was found that a regular demand, sufficient at least to keep a kiln running continuously, would- be essential ..to a substantial reduction in,price. It seems, therefore, that it is largely a matter foi farmers to take up co-opieratively. For tunately, the problem of- organisation is n'ofr so difficult as might appear,...
THE PROGRESSIVE FARMER. MALTING BARLEY. Greater Yield and Greater Value Than Wheat. ITS RECOMMENDATIONS TO FARMERS. Small Areas on Clean Land Should Be First Attempted. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 30 May 1919
e THE PROGRESSIVE FARMERS "W MALTING BARLEY. Greater Yield and Greater Value Than Wheat. ITS RECOMMENDATIONS TO FARMERS. Small Areas on Clean Land Should Be First Attempted. Although increased attention has been paid to malting barley of iecent years, the Chief Inspector points- out that maltsters still find it necessary to pur chase large quantities outside the St,at». notwithstanding that the local product is of excellent quality, and that our own farmers should be able to supply all that is needed. As a matter of fact, a leading malt ster has stated that New South Wales barJey appears to contain a larger per centage of diastase than barley ob tained elsewhere; moreover, he has ob served that the grain from the northern part of the State is richest in that con stituent, that from the central west is less so, and that from the south slightly less again. This variation is the more interesting in view of the fact that superphosphate is now well recognised as decreasing in value from ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 30 May 1919
CONSIGN Your EGGS and POULTRY To Honeysuckle Point, ADVISING H. Laverty & Co., AUCTIONEERS, Who will Sell to your advantage. The Coastal Farmers Co-op. Society, Ltd. NEWCASTLE WEST. Farm, Dairy, Fruit, Vegetable and General Produce Merchants. ALSO Sole Agents for "SWEET NELL "Jams, Preserved Fruits and Candied Peel. Phone 525. PRODUCE. When you require to Purchase or Sell Producs, write for quotations to P. S COLMAN, PRODUCE SPECIALIST, NEWCASTLE. ?eUer of Choicest Quality only. ■ u Willi iuu«unm«nm^i w p ■ in ■ mimBiimywwpiwYYy WALLPAPER In the perfectly appointed home the decorations should be chosen with a view to not only ex pressing the individuality of the occupant, but in keeping with the purpose for which the different rooms are intended. Elaborate elegance may be justified in one instance, and simplicity required in another. It is the recognition of this fact that dis tinguishes appropriate decoration from a mere ostentatious display. Let us help you to solve your d...
JOHN BRIDGE'S SUCCESS DUE TO HARD WORK AND STUDY [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 30 May 1919
JOHN BRIDGE'S SUCCESS DUE TO HARD WORK AND STUDY The salo of the firm of John Bridge and Co. recalls the fact that it was started 'bv John Bridge, a self-taught man. As a lad, while working at hay stacks, it is recorded, he put in smoke oh at a book. Later on he became a bank manager, but it was not big enough, and he started as commission agent. He neither drank nor smoked. His idea was that if you treated the public fairly and honestly you must get on. While travelling once in New England he stopped one night at the home of a settler he had never met before. A discussion on wool after tea led to the man on the land un folding his plans to the commission agent and the latter's opinion on the proposal was asked. Before he left next morning John Bridge drew a cheque for £2000 and waited some time before he got security for it. He was a great judge of human nature and the settler's lionest manner had impressed him.
GULGONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 30 May 1919
GULGONG. Mr. Bruce Hassell has been appointed to the position of accountant at the Gul- gong branch of the Bank of New South Wales, in succession to Mr. J. Foley, who has been transferred to a Sydney branch. Mr. Hassell was previously employed at the Gulgong branch, but enlisted in 1917 with the Australian Light Horse. Murn Brothers. Lance-Corporal Jack Murn arrived home on Thursday, after over three years' active service abroad. His brother, Lieut. Fred Murn, M.M., is still in France. Both are sons of Mr. and Mrs. J. Mum, sen., of this town. Unsuitable for Dredging. Mr. Hedley, who has been in charge &nbsp; &nbsp; of the dredging tests on the Mudgee river, near Gulgong, for some months past, has left the district. Mr. Hedley reported that the tests did not prove up to expectations, and did not open up very good possibilities for dredging operations. Methodist Tennis Club. The Methodist Tennis Club has re- tained the old club name, "The Wara- tahs.The Rev. E. Wilkins...
INVERELL. Pioneer Woman. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 30 May 1919
INVERELL. Pioneer Woman. The death occurred a few days ago of Mrs. George McLaughlan, at the age of 67 years. Deceased had been a resi- dent of the Inverell district for over 50 years, and reared a family of two sons and six daughters. Jealous of Armidale. A protest is being lodged here against the name "Armidale" being given to the new electorate of which the boun- daries have just been published. The electorate embraces the whole of the old electorates of Gough (of which In- verell was the most important town) and Armidale, and portions of Bingara and Tenterfieid. Residents hereabouts are of opinion that the new electorate should be given a name that will not give any particular town embraced with- in its territory any undue prominence &nbsp; over another centre. Tenterfieid and Glen Innes municipalities are also pro- testing against the name the Commis- sioners have given the new seat. Retiring From Force. Having reached the age limit ; Sub- Inspector John Hogan, who has ...
DECENTRALISATION. Its Present Need on North Coast. COUNTRYMAN'S VIGOROUS ARTICLE. Demands that Port Stephens Be Made Port for North and North-West. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 6 June 1919
DECENTRALISATION. Its Present Need on North Coast. COUNTRYMAN'S VIGOROUS ARTICLE. Demands that Port Stephens Be Made Port for North and North-West. (By Anti-Groover.) To the thoughtful mind it is now more than ever 'evident (with the shadow of the maritime strike hangiug over our heads ami threatening to isolate th* entire North Coast with all its great dairying industry so essential to the well-being of our State), that the rail way started so long ago to connect ns with the outside world is still far from •comp'etion, writes Anti-Groover in tho Northern Star. Politicians' Promises. Why has this essential feature to tho progress of our district been so deliber ately neglected? The reason is not fa» to seek. It is the old story of th.c politicians' interests in the city clash ing with those of the man on the land Happily there are now signs that the primary producers are realising that th:> man who puts his faith in politicians' promises deserves all he gets, or rather as little ...
Hospital Doctor Wants Payment for Services. £200 A YEAR SUGGESTED. Committee at Gulgong is Sympathetic Towards Proposal, But Desires More Information. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 6 June 1919
Hospital Doctor Wants Payment for Services. £200 A YEAR SUGGESTED. Committee at Gulgong is Sympathetic Towards Proposal, But Desires More Information. (From Our Gulgong Correspondent.) i The G-ulgong District Hpspital Com mittee has received an important com munication from Dr. G. Lees, honorary medical officer to the institution, ask ing the committee to take into' con sideration the question of payment for the service rendered by him to the hos pital. In his communication the. doctor stated /that he had voluntarily given his services to the hospital fot-the pa^t six years, and now the w&t was over and morie. normal conditions 'prevailed, he considered he should receive some paymenifor his services. He also men tioned that Coonamble, Walgett and ither country towns paid, for the ser jces \of their , mediical officers, paying ih: some instances "as much as £l60rper annum. . ■ . He considered that £200 per annum was not too'high a sum to pay for th? services of the medical of...
A New Business Creed. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 6 June 1919
A View of Hunter Street, Newcastle. Five thousand business men, asenibled from the four corners of the United States, recently adQpted the following resolutions as the new - creed of American business, at the Reconstruction Congress held at At lantic City:— (1) I Believe that Labor ano Capital are partners, not enemies; their interests are common interests, not opposed; and neither can attain . the fullest measure of prosperity at the expense of the other, but only in association with the other. (2) I Believe that the purpose of Industry is quite as much to ad vance social, well-being as material well-being, and in'pursuit of that pur pose, the interests of the community should be carefully considered; the well-being of the - employees, as reapects living and working conditions,' should'be fully guarded; management should be adequately recognised, and Capital should be justly compensated; and failure in any of these particulars means loss to all. (3) I Believe that every man is enti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 6 June 1919
All Advertisement To obtain the Best Possible Results, should .... 1. 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 slated ill a recect issue, an advertisement WELL WRITTEN, and backed up by the goods as iepresented in the announcement will more than repay in additional profits the cost of advertisement. I write good, strong advertisements—the kind to fulfil every condition sec out above , . . I deal only »\ith business men who conduct their businesses on legitimate lines "... Every business man lor whom I write announcements is a satisfied client . . . . ... . .. . . Perhaps I can make for you a bigger profit on the same amount as you now 'spend . ...... . . . . . • ANDREW S. GERRAND, Advertising Consultant, 37 Bolton St$, Newcastle. Post Office Box 257* . 'Phone, Newcastle 456. THE TRUNK FOR ■ TRAVELLING " CORRUGATED—No. 20." DAVID COHEN & CO. LTD., NEW...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 6 June 1919
Buyers of cornsacks, chaff bags ; (Newand Second'Hand) Also wheatmeal, hay, chaff, grain, Etc., (Wholesale Only), send,*, your ..Orders'-to GEORGE CAMPBELL, • '|J-* . • '* ■■ ,i , ... 1 Phone Cltfg 10873. Reference Royal Bank of Australia Limited'.
GULG0NG. New Alderman. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 6 June 1919
GULG0NG. New Alderman. 'Mr. H. Miller has been chosen to fill the vacancy of alderman caused by the resignation of Alderman A. Murn.: Badly Handled in the Big Stunt. ■ ■ Private J. Taylor, of Tallawang, whj3 lost an eye at the front and had ft silver plate placed on his jaw, has re turned home. Notwithstanding the wounds received in the war, he look's remarkably well and is a very cheer ful '' digger." Anzac Park. One of the beauty spots of Gulgoirg is Anzac Park, which has beeii established ■ in honor of the soldiers. The park • contains one of the fineat band rotundas in New South Wales, which has also Keen erected to tie honor of the soldiers. The municipal council has now made representations to the Federal authorities for a supply of war relics to be placed in the park. Electric Light. The contractor, Mr. A. L. Judd, and the Gulgong Municipal Council met in conference on Wednesday night, and after thirteen hours' discussion- both parties mutually agreed on all points of the ele...
MOLYBDENITE PROSPECTS AT ATTUNGA. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 6 June 1919
Coal Marshalling Yards, Port Waratah. MOLYBDENITE PROSPECTS AT ATTUNGA, — Mining operations :continye to be | most encouraging at t-lie Boulder ! Mountain molybdenite property, At-| tunga. The reef in the drive is on an j average two feet six inches wide, and ! is carrying molybdenite the jvhole | length of the drive. The l6de presents j every indication of permanency, as it is j carrying defined walls. The ore. ap pears to be improving in richness un derfoot, which bears out the theory of experts t'hat molybdenite improves as depth is attained. Great hopes regard ing the future of the mine are enter tained, and it is expected that a largo ; amount of highly payable ore will be : taken out of this lode in due course. ; At present there must be about eighty i tons of ore at grass, which should yield , a large quantity of molybdenite: The : drive is being extended towards Nel- j son's shaft, at the bottom of which is a large body of paya'ble ore. The mine presents a most encouraging a...
STROUD. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 6 June 1919
STROUD. Although there are many Australian families from which four sons went on active service, there are few which gave four daughters to serve as nurses with the f orces., This' is the record of th9 Lowrie family, of Stroud, four members of which left Australia for nursing duty early in the war. -A fifth,v who has also adopted, the nursing profes sion, volunteered, but her services wer:} not accepted./ Two of the four are still abroad. Matron Bessie Lowrie returned a few-da^ia&b, 'and had a great recep tion. Seyei-al -presentations were made to' her ; by :the residents and patriotic bodies..