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The Liberal Conference. DECENTRALISATION A LIBERAD PLANK. (By Telegraph). SYDNEY, Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 29 August 1913
The Liberal Conference. DECENTRALISATION a LIBEHAU PLANK. (By Telegraph). SYDNEY. Friday Nlcbt. Oa Thursday tha fifth State Liberal Conference was opened In Sydney by Mr. Wade. The general tone oC his speech was "organisation." In the course ef ordinary business resolu ; tlons were passed giving preference to the F. and S. Association, advocat ing the retention- of P. P. Boards, re questing State Bank and Common wealth Bank to render monetary as sistance to share farmers, cutting up of T.8.R. routes wherever practicable, and erection of grain elevators and freezing works in oountry centres. At the Liberal Conference this morning a proposal from Tenterfield that decentralisation be made a pro mlnent plank of the Liberal Party, and that doflnlte steps ba taken to give effect to It immediately the Liberals w"ere returned to power, was adopted. The Conference also passed a reso lution condemning compulsory pre ference to unionists. A proposal that preference be p'.ven to married men was...
GRAVE AND GAY [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 29 August 1913
I GRAVE AND GAY Where was Juliuu Caesar going when he was in his thirty-ninth year? —Into his fortieth. - Wife .(looking .up from paper): What was Hobson's'choice?. , ' ■ Husband: Mrs. Hobson, I suppose ! -."Wha't I want," said a young man, ."is to get married and have a peaceful, quiet home." ; "Well," said his uncle,' "sometimes it works out that Way, and sometimes it's more like joining a debating so ciety!" ■ The constant drop of water r Wears away the hardest stone; The constant gnaw of Towser Masticates-the toughest bone; The constant cooing lover Carries off the flushing maid/ And- the constant advertiser Is the one who gets the trade. "You may cackle as much as you please about our big fleet and our re sources,- but you must admit we are miles behind in regard' to aerial ma chines. America, Prance and Ger many are all ahead, of us la .the air ship business." "Well, I've never known England fly before a foreign power yet!" Referring to a -public man's aver-; sion to .being sp...
CHAPTER XVI. A New Witness. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 29 August 1913
CHAPTER XVI. A New Witness. The Squire was relieved when he turned Carrington out. of his house, as he felt how impossible it was to live under the same roof with such: a scoundrel. He was still more reliev ed on hearing that the man had gone to London by an early train, and hop ed that prudence would keep him at a safe distance from Barship. As yet ne knew nothing of his late friend's interview with Mallien, nor did Mal lien appear at The Big House to re port the conversation. But Hendle had an uneasy feeling that the bar rister would not hold his tongue, un less -well paid to do so; and undoubt edly he knew many' things, the re velation of which would provei high ly unpleasant. If Carrington went to Inspector Lawson with his story, Mallien might be arrested, and the disgrace would break Dorin da's heart. Therefore, for the girl's sake, it was necessary to make some move, but what action could be taken Rupert did not very clearly see. He passed an uncomfortable morning turning thin...
The Lost Parchment (By Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., Melbourne.) (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER X V.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 29 August 1913
life Lost By FERGUS HUME. ' I15? Arrangement with Ward, ' Lock and Co., Melbourne.) (All Rights Reserved.) \ CHAPTER X V.—Continued'. : ; Carrington had to do as he , was bidden, for the big man looked at him in a quiet, imperious way, which meant troubled With a would-be dig nified step the baffled villain walked over the grass towards the distant gate without opening his mouth. As he passed out into the road he turned for one moment to make a last threat. Rupert guessed, from the malevolent I expression on. bis face, that he was i about to refer to Dorinda, and made a quick step towards him. Carring ton winced and cringed, shut his mouth, and sped down the road at a remarkably quick pace. Pie had been turned out of his paradise, where he had expected to live in clover for the rest'of his life with Hendle under his tnumb, and he knew that the closed gate divided him for ever from his old Bchool-friend. Therefore, did he curse, not himself, but Hendle, for being such, a fool. Carrin...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 29 August 1913
GENERAL NEWS. Norali Kebble, of Kebble Sisters, who are apeparing at the Opera Houeo, looks so well in lier clothes that one would imagine that she has been bearing the trousers all her life. As a matter of fact it is a new' vice with her, for it is only the last few 'vgars that she has had the courage to appear in public in . anything ' but; skirts.. She first made her appearance eb fitfboy'at the early age of ten year9, It was a remarkably short appearance. She went on full of courage, started to sing her song, Baw the audience and bolted. Never again till She [was a grown woman was she able to bring herself to don the trousers. ; '■■ An inmate of the Adelaide Desti tute Asylum, Anthony Conway, 73, met his death through smoking in bed. He set fire to the clothes, and before the assistants could remove him he was badly burnt. He died soon after; wards. . * * ■ "When a laborer on a farm near Fer riiony was knocked down by a bull, ■'-which, began to maul him, Miss Jen nie Watson, a g...
Corowa Golf Tournament [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 29 August 1913
Corowa Qolf Tournament On Friday and Saturday last the annual tournament of tho Corowa Club was played off. Tho Rlverina District Championship was also held. The teams match was won by Urana team, with a total of 366 for four men. Urana Club had_Jbo same four repre senting them last year, and won the teams match. This years win Secures to the team the shield outright The conditions were that| the shield be won twice in succession or three times in all. This 1b an excellent performance on strange links.. Six teamB competed, Corowa A being second. Cecil Betheras, of the Urana Club, was in excellent form, and car ried off all the principal events, in cluding the Riverina championship. He also had tho lowest score in the teams match (86). Betheras is only a young player, and three years ago went to Urana from Geelong with a splendid golf performance. Following are the principsS scores: MENS TEAMS. Urana. Soore. Dr. Macknight .. ... .. 97 R. L. Hobbs.. 91 H, Skene .. .... .. ... 91. C. B...
The Lambing Prospects [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 29 August 1913
The Lambing Prospects In furnishing his estimate oE tlifi autumn winter lambing tlie. Oovoriiment Statistician, Air. J- 13. trivetl, giyos a - most useful review of tho pastoral con- . ditions and prospects throughout tho • State. Taking the division of Itivonua as a whole, he says, the past season has, • been, remarkably f.ivorat;lu. jCuorc. has-. been an abundance of succulent. feed, : and' the June rainfall, accompanied by. ?. mild weather, ensured a ooiitmuance--: of favorable conditions. Noticeable 7 features of the lambing in tins Uivis- ' ion are that tlie drop lias been later f than uauiriy possibly- owing, to over- • fatness of the ewes, .anil that the' number of maiden ewes mated .was-..-, much above the average, the—latter ,&lt; tending to diminish .the..percentage of.;-•. markings, particularly in the Dominium and Jerilderie .districts. In the . last-; / mentioned district .the probable, niarkrvv; ing will probably represent about^-70:-.; per cent, of the 318,000...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 29 August 1913
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. A. woll-Unown K.C., with a well-de voloped and very appreciable penchant for lltoraturo, was npending tho even ing with the editor of an Adelaltjo jmper. The hours passed moat.pleas antly amidst congenial surroundings, and midnight unobserved had over taken the company. OutHlde the wea ther was forbidding, wot and squally, mid the lawyer was easily persuaded to occupy the editor's chamber for the night. Awaking next morning amidst IiIh strange surroundings Induced a mental review of the provlous even ing, and his quaint sense of tho hu mor of his position Induced him to send theso llnca to his newspaper' friend:— I slept In an odltor's bed last night, When no other chanced to" bo nigh, , ; And I thought na 1 tumbled the edi tor's bed ■ ;. How easily editors Ho! But the journalist was. not to bo out done, and taking up a scrap of films; penned the following, which ho dis patched forthwith to the lawyor:— If the lawyer slept In the editor's bed When 110 other cha...
LADIES' LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 29 August 1913
LADIES' LETTEK. By "Irene." Ono Melbourne mnldon met her Wa terloo in her clmperon Inst wool:. Tlio maid had a very swagger frock, nnd was delighted with hor own appear ance, but her chaperon wnB scandal ised and at once flatly refused to take her to the hall with such a generous vent to give her Itnec free play. Tho ?lrl argued and protested and pointed' out "that everyone wan doing It"; but !t was of no avail. Hither sho had to have the opening sewn up to a point which would satisfy the scruples of the lady or sho had to change hor skirt. Tho maiden refused to set a needle In tho swagger frock in case of deleting Its style, hut, finding argu ment useless, sho went off nnd chang od hor frock. Jf only a few more cha perons were of the Batne firmness of mind we might be spared some shocks to our modesty, for really, to see a leg protrude suddenly from a frock the whole length from the knee down wards, with a jewelled garter to heighten tho effect, Is, to say the least, rather startli...
THE DISCREET LOVER. (Ladies in America are taking to boxing as a fashionable sport.—Daily Paper.) [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 29 August 1913
THE DISCREET LOVER. . I (Ladies in America are taking to boxing as a fashionable sport.— ' Daily Paper.) Diana, it may grieve you, but I fear that I must leave you, And I send my farewell message in a note. . I am now aboard a liner setting sail for Ind. or China, Or even for a country more remote. I know I swore that never fickle Fate our hearts should sever, I aaid it only yesterday at lui^ch; But I've altered my decision since I caught a fleeting vision . Of the paralysing power of your punch. Tiine "was when fancy sewing was considered rapid going, Ami crochet caused a ripple on our calm. v But you abandoned knitting for the firece delights of hitting, And courtship since that time has lost its charm. I mourn the liappy hours' that we spent arranging -flowers, Or strained our nerves at bagatelle " and whist. No angry strife would vex us; but, alas, my sloar plexus Now always bears the impress of your fist. I have stood it without flinching, and I rather like the clinching, But y...
Millionaire Thaw Escapes EVIDENTLY WELL PLANNED. NEW YORK, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 29 August 1913
Millionaire Thaw Escapes EVIDENTLY WELL. PLANNED, NEW YORK. Monday. , H. K. Thaw, the millionaire, mur derer of Stanford White, manufacf turer, has*tescaped from the Lunatic Asylum. Darting through an open gate and door, lie made for a motor car that w«b waiting for him, and made a dash for the Connecticut Ixiundary. It is believed he has gone to Long Island with a view of going to Europe in a yacht. The escape Whs evidently well planned, and took place while a fresh batch of prison er! was being brought in. . Mrs. Thaw is terrified., and her hotel lb being guarded. However, there is not much likelihood of Thaw bother ing about her. He evidently has a. bigger scheme in view.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 29 August 1913
HAS REPE \tEdLY uSED IT ' I have repeatedly unod Chwnlirrliin's Couah Ketnerly nr.d uliv«y« depend upnn it when huflurina from sov«*re colds," writes Mr A. B. Fry, G-wlor Btreo', Mt. Barker, S.A. "On one iicoisinn I had n feverish cold whieli turned I." bnmchitis, but n few dosns of Chmnlirrl'iin's Conuh Remedy fixed mo up. Cli >mln rliiin'H Ooujjh Remedy iK n tlioiou.hly reliable remedy.1, S"ld everywhere. Sir Joseph Ward, in ail interview, said ho looked for an early improve ment in the money market. Largo sums of money were available in England every year for investment. The United Stated demand was falling off, and with the improvement in the interna tional position there ought to be an easier market. • " Woods' Great Peppermint, Cure, For Coughs ana Colds, never fails, 1/0
"Daily Mail" Cup. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 29 August 1913
"Daily Mail" Cup. LONDON, Sunday. Owing to Cody's death and Radley'a retirement, only two competitors faced tlio air for tin "Dailjr Mail'*" flight round Britain. The priic nag £5000, and it was realliy a match to determine whether the British-mado engine was oijunl to the task. Hawker, on a Sop witli biplane, accompanied by Kauper, tlio Australian mochanic, left Snuthamp ton and reached Yarmouth in four and a half hours, averaging a |nilo a minute. McClcan, ..his rival, vras on a 6hort, 100 horsepower 'ireen, fixed with cylin dei-cd engines and ball bearings. lie went from Ramsgate to Yarmouth to Scarborough to Aberdeen aerogs to Dub'.in and back to Falmouth, finishing at Southampton. The totnl diatinc? was sixteen hundred mile#. Later. Tho,naval authorities are soi impressed with tlio utility of the wator planes in the recent manouvros that they havo invited two hundred lieutenant* to join as volunteers for tlie 'flying oorps. Thero will bo four candidates in tho field for tho Bog...
A Rabbit Prosecution. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 29 August 1913
A Rabbit Prosecution. At the Narandera police court last week, J. T. Bean, rabbit 'inspector under the Narandera P.P. Board, sued A. W. Aston, a well-known land holder of Boree Creek, for failing to adequately destroy rabbits / on bin land. ' Defendant pleaded pot guilty. Mr. Matthews appeared,; for com plainant; Mr. Quirk ^or defendant. J. T. Bean, rabbit inspector, deposed' that he inspected defendant's portion 90, parish Boree Creek on 15th March last. The area was a'bout 180 acres. At the time of his inspection there were a good many rabbits and active burrows on the uncultivated portion of the holding, and the only work he could see having been done was that one burrow had been dug out. He made a second inspection on 19th. Juno, and found rabbits and burrows more numerous, and one burrow part ly dug out; also odd poison trails through the paddocks. There was no sign of any other work. There were about 100 acres of grass paddocks. The corner where the rabbits were most numerous ...