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HA! HA! HA! HA! [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 6 June 1919
HA! HA! HA! HA! Capt. Crouch, of Casino, tells the following story of the peninsula winch is worthy of publishing. Shortly after the Gallipoli campaign, and while ;we were in the vicinity, a private came Jup to his comrade.and said, "I'm fed up with everything, but- not so much the mosquitoes and fleas, as the rough: life, and I'd like to get 'back to Aussie." His mate: replied, "! will get you. off for £5." Aussie said, "It's a wager." The comrade answered, "You go to the M.O. and pretend you have lost your speech. " Aussie took his . com rade's advice, and after obtaining an audience from the medical officer,- said to the doctor, "Ha, ha, ha, ha,'' etc. When this series of "IHa's" had gone Qn for about a minute, the_M.O. ordered him for "medicine and duty." Aussie, however, was fed. up', -withi:duty, ' and again approached the M.O.^with a pro longed series, of "Ha, jfra^ ha.Js*" The doctor, after hearing nothing but these from him for some time; ordered his ;re moval to a hospital...
Of Interest to Women. Fashion's Novelties. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 6 June 1919
By Mother o' Pearl ~yrr? Fashion's Novelties. One of fashion's latest ntivelties is an ornamentation which cbnsists of an applique of fere'p£ de chine used on sesrg, to form designs similar to those o printed fabrics. These appliques are embroidered down to the "vfrtio! "with a narrow line of black or colored beads or pearls, according to the tone of the costume. They are extremely effective. Other ideas are embroideries in vege table silk, shining metallic appliques similar to those in vogue in the seven teenth century, and embroideries in mother-of-pearl sequins are also much used by leading Parisian modistes, and give a very rich effect. Collars em broidered and shimmering with thia motherof-pearl fall to the waist, giving youth to the plainest and simplest black gowns. , An advanced decoration for the new est frocks is a seheme of. embroidering in large white. beads. These are sur rounded by circles of. tiny colored f&lt;r iridescent beads in color scheme of the frock,, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 6 June 1919
The necessity of good corsets cannot be too strongly feeomrrierided to those Who do not realisfe this fact THE being of modish design, exquisite workmanship and faultless fitting are consequently the most comfort-giving corsets . of the day. iRustless.—Of British Make, by the World's Best Makers. BAKING POWDER You. must remember there is a difference .in Baking Powders —in the manner in which they work' and the whoiesomeness as well as daintiness of the food they make Housewives who have had experience show preference to "JOHN BULL" ABSOLUTELY PURE NO SUBSTITUTES Only genuine French Cream of Tartar used. MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK
TAMWORTH. No Town Hall. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 6 June 1919
A Tamworth District Stud Farm. TAMWORTH. No Town Hall. There are rumors that a movement is about to take shape for the purpose of providing Tamworth with a Town Hall, and it is whispered that the aldermen may have a definite scheme to consider in the near future. The town is, for its size and importance, singularly badly off for adequate ac- commodation for large functions. The present scene of municipal activities is confined to the Council Chambers, which are situated in an inconvenient part of the town. These premises are by no means suitable, and do not ful- fil the requirements of an already large population. A suitable building would cost something about £7000, perhaps more. Whether a referendum of the &nbsp; ratepayers will be agreeable to the flotation of a loan, which would in- crease the rating on the unimproved capital value of property by a farthing in the pound remains to be seen. Those who can see ahead and are enthusiastic about the project hold the opinion th...
PRESSMAN'S SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 6 June 1919
PRESSMAN'S SUCCESS. It is reported that Mr. John Mac gregor, who has been editor of the Brisbane Courier for a number of years, is to be appointed Associate &nbsp; Editor of the SM. Herald. Thirty years ago this pressman arrived on the Manning from the Clarence to manage a paper started in Taree - The Inde- pendent—the plant of which was sub sequently purchased by the M.R. &nbsp; &nbsp; Times proprietor. After a year at Taree he became editor. Later on he was editor at Cobar and Nyngan of &nbsp; local papers in those towns, after which he was Newcastle representative for the Daily Telegraph. From Newcastle he jpined the literary staff of the same paper in Sydney, and from there he &nbsp; &nbsp; was selected for the highest position in Queensland journalism. His old friends &nbsp; &nbsp; on the Manning will be pleased-to note that he is still ascending the ladder of the Inky Way. While in Taree he was an enthusiastic foo...
How Producers are Penalised. FEDERAL INCOME TAX. Pastoralists Paying Seven Times as Much as City Dwellers [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 13 June 1919
Newcastle Post Office. How Producers are Penalised. >:b FEDERAL INCOME TAX. . Pastoralists Paying Seven Times as Mtich as City Dwellers We. should like once again to call the attention of your readers to the outrageous man^ei* in • which the pri mary producers are being treated in the ma;t.er of taxation',, write Messrs. Stevenson and Adnam tq the Stock and Station' Journal.. V . . A . glance at(tire\ figures'"Jgiven below r/lyili -'perhaps' Alo' something towards opening.their eves as'to'the real facts of the. situation*- but we 'ckiubt if even then they 'will be ".stirredout of the awful apathy into which they appeal to have fallen. The politicians are, of ' course, per fectly aware of the situation, and are laughing up their sleeves;, but, maybe, the primary producer will some day awaken to the fact thait he is not only paying probably nine-tenths of the total taxes, and that the system is most outrageous, but that he is also keeping practically the remainder of the population...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 13 June 1919
An 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 in a recent issue, an advertisement WICLL WRITTEN, and backed up by the goods as represented 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 set out above , ... . . I deal only vsith business men who conduct their businesses on legitimate lines. Every business man for whom I write announcements is a Batisfi.d 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 2.57. 'Phone, Newcastle 456. ry-Et'TRUNK1..; • TRAVELLING " CORRUGATED—No. 20." DAVID COHEN & CO. LTD., NEWCASTLE. Tastes like die tot fresh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 13 June 1919
FORD'S Footballs R«gby, Aastrallaa, «ad AeRooliitisti. BISCUIT Buyers of cornsAcks, chaff bags (New and Second Hand) Also WHEATMEAL, MAY, chafe, -GRAIN, Etc., (Wholesale Only), send your Orders to GEORGE CAMPBELL, ^ydne?1 'Phone' Cltgg 10673. Jteference Royal Bank of- Australia Limited. 1,
MACHSVILLE. Ryan-Trisley Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 13 June 1919
Ma@fkSYIlL£. : Ryan-Trisley Wedding. ■St.^Patrick's-Church, Macksville, on May 14 was the scene of a very pretty wedding, the contracting parties being Michael John, fourth son of the late Mr. M. Ryaii and Mrs. Ryan, of Wood view,: near Casino, and Elizabeth May, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. j Trisley, of Macksville, and formerly of Casino. Tho ceremony was performed during Nuptial Mass by the 'Bev. J. J. Durkin. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked eharming in a gown of white crepe de c'heno, trimmed with hand embroidery and pearls. A court train of white crep« de chene lined with white satin fell from the shoulders, and a beautifully embroidered veil arranged. mob cap fashion was loaned for the occasion by Mrs. A. J. Rowe, a friend of the bride. A beautiful shower bouquet of white roses and asparagus fern completed a very charming toilette. The bride groom's gift to the bride was a hand some lady's dressing case, bride *o bridegroom a pair of gold sleeve links...
MANILLA. Footballers Honor Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 13 June 1919
MANILLH. Footballers Honor Soldiers. At a football club welcome to sol diers, medals were presented to the fol lowing returned men (or ttieir rela tives) :—>H. Fitzgerald, D. Behan, W. Gilroy, J. Gilroy, N. Bowman, S. Cum mings, P. Horan, Kramer, and P. ,J. Way good. Presentation to Miss Baker. Prior to her departure from Manilla for Sydney, Miss Mary 'Baker was pre sented, by Rev. C. Wesley, with a hand mirror from the kindergarten children of the Methodist Sunday School. Lecture b.y Mr. Davis. At the monthly meeting of the Man illa Parents and Citizens' Association the president (Mr. Davis) gave an" in teresting lecture on "iBook-keeping an.I Business Methods*." At the Associa tion's next meeting Mr. Stoddart will lecture on "The Cultivation of Flowers." Farmers and Settlers' Delegates. Messrs. Reeves and Fitzgerald have been elected delegates from the Manilla P. and S. Association to the annual conference in Sydney next month. Mr. IJeywood' was elected substitute dele gate.
GULGONG. Death of Mrs. J. Snelson. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 13 June 1919
GfJLG©NG Dftath of Mrs. J. Snelson. There passed away, on ThflTsday morning last, a very well-known and highly respected resident of this dis trict iii"- the person of Mrs. J. Snelson. The deceased, who was 82 years '-of age, had been enjoying the best of health till .within a fortnight of her death. She had resided in this dis trict for the past 40 years, and hev husband, who is 88 years of age, is still living. A large family of grown up sons and daughters have been left to mourn their loss, jtinoug whom is Miss M. Snelson, matron of the Gul j gong District Hospital. Repatriation Carnival. Scene on the Paterson Biver. The 'first repatriation carnival held in G-ulgong was a marked success. The day, which was proclaimed a public holiday for the town and district, was ideal for sport. Much interest was created by a motor-cycle road race over a distance of 17 miles. There were three competitors, the result of the race being as follows:—Reg. Croft (Indian), 3 miu., first: K. McMaster (...
The Voice of the north Voices the Rightful Claims of the Northern and North-Western Districts of N.S.W. NEWCASTLE, JUNE 13, 1919. The Seamen's Strike. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 13 June 1919
Cbe Uoice of the north Voices the Rightful Claims of the Northern and j North-Western Districts of N.S.W. | NEWCASTLE, JUNE 13, 1919. The Seamen's Strike. j The statement issued on Saturday last iii Melbourne by Mr. Justice Hig giils in reference to the strike of sea men was a timely and weighty one, and it was particularly welcome, for it served to strip bare the grievance j dummy which has been set up by the i men's leaders and to expose the ho1.-j lowncss of the pretence that resort to ! the strike weapon was forced upon lUe ' maritime workers through their ina- ; Ability to obtain redress for what they ' declare to be the "wrongs, they are suL:- i fering under from the Federal Arbitra tion Court. His Honor, showed clearly that the conditions of the seamen had already been greatly improved follow ing upon 'successive awards of tho Court, and he further • demonstrated that there was nothing whatever in any of the claims now 'being made on the shipowners that could not be fully inv...
DUNEDOO. Horor Roll. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 13 June 1919
DCNEDOO. Horor TRoll. It has been decided to erect a roll of honor for the soldiers who have en listed from this district. New Telephone Officer. Mr. Simpson, of Sydney, has take a over the duties of Mr. "Green, who for some time has >been, in charge of the telephone lines from* Gulgong to Coona barsbran. Mr. Green has 'been tijna ferred to Mndgee. ( John Bull Badly Treated. The local War Service Committee is very indignant at the way. Mr. John Bull, a returned soldier, has been treated. Some land, which was made available for soldier settlement, was promised to him, but the jjromise, it is alleged, was not carried out. The matter was discussed at length at a special meeting of the committee, an J a strong and indignant letter has been forwarded to the Minister for Lands regarding t-he promise. Rifle Club. The Dunedoo Rifle Club has been n» •formed, and the following officers have teen elected:—Secretary, Mr. J. Dul vey; treasurer, Mr. S. .Johnson; cap tain, Mr. Sam Yeo; committe...
Sensation Mongering in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 13 June 1919
The people of the capital of this State have nothing to be proud of in the displays of large bodies of the popu lace in connection with two recent events! The first" of these' was the bungled Freeman affair, and the second •the shooting of the mad Chinese ■cabi net-maker. In the first .place, the man ner in which the attempted deportation of Freeman was handled by the Defence Department was such as to merit th-3 strongest condemnation. If ordinary common-sense had been used by the of ficials concerned they would have made sure, before placing the individual named on shij>-'board at the outset, that all arrangements had been completed for enabling him to land without ques tion on arrival at San Francisco; but it is nothing short of astonishing that, when he was sent back, steps were not taken to ascertain what objections ex isted to allowing him to go ashore at the American port, and if it was found impossible to remove the obstacles to his doing so, then most certainly he should ...
TIDINGS OF THE NORTH. DISTRICT NEWS. MUDGEE. Captain J. O. H. Nickoll. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 13 June 1919
FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS. =?F=nnd] C7^=> =IF MUD GE E . Captain J. O. H. Nickoll. Captain 3. O. II. Nickoll, eldest son of Dr. and Mrs. Harvey Nickoll, has arrived back home in tliis town ac companied by his wife. Captain Nickoll was wounded at Gallipoli, after being in action for eight days. His left arm was blown off and he was in valided to Malta. After being there for three months he insisted upon doing some class of work, and he was sent to England, where he engaged in embarka tion work. While in England he mar ried an English lady. His brotheiv Lieut. Roger Nickoll, of the R.A.F., is returning per the s.s. Nestor, which sailed on May ID. Candidate for Wammerawa. It is stated that Mr. IT. V. Tliorhy. lion, secretary of the Macquarie Dis trict Council of the Farmers and Set tlers' Association, may be a candidate for the new Wammerawa electorate, which includes the old Mudgee elec torate, at the next State election. Trooper T. Scully. Trooper Tom Scully arrived in Mud g...
MINING OPERATIONS ARE QUIET AT GULGONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 13 June 1919
MINING OPERATIONS ARE QUIET AT GULGONG. (From our Gulgong Correspondent.) Mining is at -present very quiet iu thi! Gulgong district. .Mr. C. !0. Hilton reports that, very encouraging result? are being met with at the Never Say Die Mine. Mr. Milton recently obtained an ass.iv of some of the stone piled on the lied Hill gold mine site, and -the returns showed Odwts. to the ton. The assav was made from some stone that ha I been set aside as useless. Mr. Hilton maintains that tlu* Red Mill is a pay able proposition if worked in an up-to date manlier. West Maitland, with glimpse of Hunter River and Tower of S. John's
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 13 June 1919
THE BIG FURNITURE STORE. "WATCH US GROW." TO BUILDERS, COH.TRflCTOftS, ARCHITECTS and STOREKEEPERS We invite your inquiry regarding our famous "Made in Newcastle" Mantelpieces. We have a wonderful variety of designs in Oak, Maple and Pine. If you wish for further particulars, send for our splendid Mantelpiece Catalog, which we will forward—Postage paid. Pine Mantelpieces, Polished Walnut—27/6..,' 30/-, 32/6, 47/6, etc. Oak Mantelpieces—40/-, 42/-, 42/6, 50/-, 52/6, 67/6, etc. Maple Mantelpieces—50/-, 52/6, 60/-, 62/6, 70/-, 72/6, etc, Tiled Grates—42/-, 47/6, 50/-. Tiled Hearths—21/* set v Oak and Maple Curbs—21/-. J. MHCKIE CO., Complete Home Furnishers, Upholsterers, Mantelpiece Manufacturers 45!**459 Hunter Street, 'Newcastle
PROSPECTING WORK FOR RETURNED SOLDIERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 13 June 1919
PROSPECTING WORK FOR RETURNED SOLDIERS. With a view to stimulating prospect ing in the Gulgong district, Mr. L. J. Jones, a geological surveyor of the Minos Department, lias been deputed to malic a geological survey of the auri ferous area of the district, and to place on record an historical account of the progress of mining here. This work will occupy about thro? months, and, if expectations are real ised, it is probable that the repatriation authorities will equip a number, of re turned soldiers to carry out prospecting work in the district. While not. yet prepared to discuss th-3 future mining possibilities of the dis trict, Mr. Jones is much impressed with the long stretches of known "deep"'" leads so far uiiprospected, and states •Hiaf hn in rvnfcimisHf* ns to the nossibili ties of the field. -Our correspondent. I
TOWN CLERK FOR 42 YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 13 June 1919
TOWN CLERK FOR 42 YEARS. . Mr. E. Scott'Holland, who for 42 years occupied the position of town clerk at Newcastle, was presented: witii a wallet of notes and a gold-chased fountain-pen"'by the citizens. of New castle on Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Hol land is known' as the Grand Old Man of Local Government. He has been actively associated- .with almost every progressiva movement in the city, and much of its prosperity is due to the knowledge brought to bear by him. The solid financial position of the pity Council reflects upon the capable ad min.'stration' of Mr. Holland. .