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NOTES. SOME COBWEBS IN THE AIR. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
NOTES. SOME COBWEBS IN THE AIR. ' It seems a pity to disturb such thread have, expressions as "vested interests, "the m g'f'ogelling' press," etc. These old timers do. great service in election campaigns, but dragging tbem to light on any other occa sion,.constitutes a breach of confidence with Buch' old and honored institutions. But a • zealous correspondent, in to-day's "Dally Ob server," apparently has no qualms Jn this .respect, for he cold-bloodedly deposits on •jour breakfast-plate this morning those good 'old, righteous, piercing shafts. Exception is 'taken by the correspondent to a "Note" In the "Daily Observer" relative to the visit of Mr. "Andy*' Fisher and Mr. "Jim" M'Gowen *fo the Coronation, and because it was thought, that these gentlemen may lunch fwith "a dook," a homily from this gentle &a&n Is our burden. There is also some men* , don of a fallen angel, but lest Vz be con sidered di&Ioyol, not to say* anarchical, it lias |been decided to kee...
The Tamworth Daily Observer SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 1911. THE MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
Thejamworth Daily Observer THE MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. Our local municipal governing body lins now practically been dissolved by effluxion ot time and a new council is to In* fleeted by the ratepayers on Saturday, asili Janu ary. The suffrages of the people are to be sought by ibe majority of Kitting aldermen and a number of names new to municipal lite are mentioned as probable candidates. /Those who have borne the brunt of the work for the past three years deserve the thanks of the community. It must not be lorgotten that those upon whom the respon* eibility of the advancement of the town rests, insofar us municipal government is concerned, have had to suffer a certain am ount of personal inconvenience. The Ira* portant matters before the Council have re* quired careful and long consideration. Most vigorous aud instructive debates have oc* curred and the discussions have resulted iu all matters being dealt with in a practi cable manner. Some aldermen have un doubtedly shone out in thi...
THE GARDEN. (Specially written for the "Daily Observ[?] by J.A.D.) [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
TOE GARDEN. (Specially written for t-ho "Daily Obserr£J by J.A.D.i, The Double Stock.—'The Double Stock', popular a flower is our gardens, is a of comparatively modern date. In the Si of our early writers the "stock giliiflawec£^ * as it was called, hud assumed a variety olfe forms, and there were eveu then double flov^' ered varieties* But the specialists during rccont year.-; have improved the flower-to* such an extent that the present double Btoctf scarcely bears any resemblance to the stod^ gilliflower.-Tho exquisite spicy odour of tta% flower of old times ensured its popularity, an&lt;* the delightful fragrance of our present grozA stock flowers is a guarantee of their unf#d-» ing popularity. About 30 species of sto6^ are known to botanists, all natives ol the^ countries bordering the STediUrranean. £ient»rii? rinnw* Js mnflii/tU portant. of the species arc mathtolu annua*/ or ten week stock, mincana, tlie hoary stoat (the foundation of tlie Brompton and Cupe Stocks), a...
A MARK TWAIN STORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
A MARK TWAIN STORY. "Bad as tliey bare made me out since I left hero," said Mark Twain on one of his visits to Hannibal, the Missouri town io which his boyhood was spent, 4,I want to say that I never stole anything, no mat ter how many scrapes I got into. I expect the reason you folks have been slandering my memory duriug my absence is because of this part of my boyhood history. One day a crowd of us boys wanted to go down to the island to play buccaneers 'or something like that. It was uececsuiy to have u boat. There were all sorts of akitfs alony tb* river front , hut- we wer&lt;? too lionebt to bar row any of them. You see. they were chained to stakes and padlocked. While looking around we observed a mariner cuwiug down the river in a low rakish yawl of the kind pir ates used. He tied it to a stake and went lip to town for ;i load of bilge water. *\Ve could easily have taken his boat without his knowing a thing about it. But we were not that sort. All ol us weut to Sunday...
LAND TAX. FORMS READY THIS WEEK. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
LAND TAX. FORMS READY THIS .TVEEE, MELBOURNE. The Commissioner for the Federal --**1^ S Tux, Mr. G. A. McKi^y, fltafk ttK k forms and instructions to looj v»»w*, MM C be available at all post offices about th4^jMA ' 1 of this week. Form A, svhich relates to lflfe '.•$ in one State only, will b« obtainable atc«h| $ .post office; but any taxpayer requiring Foa^ ^ which rolutts to liiod in more than ofl^i State, must api>ly for the same by let&H? addressed to the commissioner or one of deputy commissioners in the capitals. Returns must bo in the hands of the ~*nt\ miasioner by .March 1. It is expccted the awjessmems n-il] be issued about +f*\ 21. Tho tax will bo due and payable > May 21, and must bo paid under penalty^ a fiue trithin one month of that date. # 1
FUNERAL OF JEM MA[?] PUGILIST'S SON THE OFFICIATING MINISTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
FUNERAL OF JEM MAOf PUGILIST'S SON THE OFFICIATING MINISTER. The funeral took place on Tuesday, Cth December, at Anfleld cemetery. Liverpool, or the famous ex-champion pugilist. Jem Mace. Many well-known people In the sporting world attended the last rites, which were conducted by the deceased's son, the Rev. Alfred Mace. On one or the numerous floral tributes was a card containing the fol« lowing verse:— "Where hardy heroes nature's weapons •wield. He stood unconquered, champion of the field. Time counts him out, but memory will re main— We ne'er shall look upon his like again/'
STATE BRICKWORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
STATE BRICKWORKS. The details of the projected State brick works are expected by tlie Minister for Works (Mr. Griffith) to be ready for sub mission to the Cabinet in a few days, when definite action will be taken. , Two sites are now being tested with dla mond drills to determine which of them is the more suitable. The Minister has had investigations car ried on during the last couple of months by Mr. S. E. llutton. In the course of his work Mr. Mutton went to Melbourne^to see the largest brickworks there. "Mr. Hutton is a builder and contractor, and is well ac quainted with the manufacturer-of bricks," said the Minister, "and he reports that there is very little to be learned from the Mel bourne works. He'say* that the plants there are about on a pur with the best In Sydney, but that even then they are not really up to date—that, in fact, we have better than their best. He was particularly pleased with the sand-lime bricks made in Melbourne; they are better than he has seen before....
FROM NEW ENGLAND TO THE COAST. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
! FROM NEW ENGLAND TO THE COAST. I ... . I A public meeting at Casino, convened by the Mayor, was held on Wednesday night to consider the appointment of delegates to represent the town in a deputation to wait I on the Minister for Works at tho end of the j month to urge tho construction of the In verell-Glen I'ines and Tentcrfield-Cusmo rail way lines, and the making of Byron Bay Into u deep-sea port. The matter was left In tho hands of the council, which will act in co-operation with the Usmore Chamber of Commerce and other bodies. One speak er pointed out that within 90 miles of Casino, on the tableland, chaff and potatoes ns good as any grown in Australia had to be brought 1200 miles by rail and sea, which would be obviated by the construction of the Ten terUeld railway. At the meeting It was also decided to establish a local Chamber of Com merce, to continue the agitation on that and other matters of Importance to the district.
EXPLORER'S TRAGIC JOURNEY. BOYD ALEXANDER RECOUNTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
EXPLOREB S TRAGIC JOURNEY. BOYD ALETAJCireR RECOUNTED. | Tlit# last great jouoioy across Africa un dertaken by Lieutenant Boyd Alexander, who wag "murdered near Abeshir, in the French Soudau, early lust year, is for thtf first timo described in detail by Renter's Agoncy. The story is that of the explorer's sole companion, Jose Lopez, who, after long delay in connection withthe recovery of bis master's body, and the subscquent"fune— rol, has arrived in Kngland from tlie Lake Chad district. ~~ It now appears that although nil his per sonal belongings and equipment were looted by the natives, a book containing Lieutenant Alexander's diary, closely written in two large volumes to within a day of the tra gedy, together with route sketches of the whole distance traversed, were, fortunately, discovered by the French in the ^jjuse of the King of Tama five days after the French punitive expedition had avenged the murder and recovered tho body. Without these ver\ litrtle would have been known...
LAND TAX DECISION. THE LEGALITY OF EVASION. WELLINGTON, January 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
LAND TAX DECISION. THE LEGALITY OF EVASION". WELLINGTON', January 0. Judgment in uvo cusei of £»vat intercut and importance was given in the Supreme Court on Wednesday by Mr. Justice Coop er. Tilt' ciicuiiiscancoa will lu-.vu a special j interest for Australian readers, inasmuch as( they shod a ray oi li^lit on some of the re- I suits of ibe system of graduated taxation of , land. The cases wer0 brught by the White rock Kstate Company and the Marainan^.i Estate Compny against the Commissioner of Xjisos, the plaintiffs successfully claiming fur refund of tax money paid, The eases are identical in their main features. The facts iii one case were:—Jjj 1Mr. sheep station, in Canterbury, Agreed to pur chase from Mrs. Henry Xicholts the White rock station, also in Canterbury, for £73,000, and the stock, etc., on the run, Tor £'Ju,000. As the law provided lor payment of gradu ated tax on tho two properties "Held by the one person, Mr. Greenwood, admittedly to evade payment, formed a compan...
HOW TO COOK THE POTATO. AN EXPERT ON ENGLISH METHODS. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
HOW TO COOK m POTATO, ax expert on English methods. Knglish methods of cooking vegetables were contracted with Continental methods by Mr. Hermann Semi in uu address to the Royal Horticultural Society at Westmin ster. . .. , • Mr.'Sen n declared «that thdre is room for improvement in English' cookery. Too often .vegetables nro badly cooked, indigestible, inent wasted. To be in perfect health a man should have at least ono course of ro tables each day. ^Dealing as a practical cook with the hum bio potato and cabbage, "so often badly and disgracefully cooked," Mr. Semi remarked that in this country cabbago was always boil ed whereas thf French, Germans. Swiss, and Italians would not look at plain boiled cab bage mare ihan once n year. To be well cooked tlie cabbage required the addition of Tat, real animal fat, and not the coco-nut tat or other substitute of the vegetarian. "No one can persuade me,1' said the lectur er, "that these things can replace a few slips of. bacon nicely broile...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
OPENED ON FRIDAY, and will conttntte lot four weeks. , Do you knott^what that means .to you?i Tt means that you have &lt;£5,600 worth of up-to-date stock offered you at fully 20 per cent, under what you usually pay. CHEER UP! CHEER UP! We want you specially to call in dnrin^ the next few clays and inspect a parcel of Fifty Tailor-made Suits just received. These are specially made to our order by a leading Sydney Tailor, and in sizes to tit the most; difficult figure. Prices range from 40s to _ 55s. Equal in every way to £1 4s suits to measure. HARC OTJEWS" • men's wear.EMI'oimum, PEEL street* Weaver and Perry, STOCK & STATION AGENTS, FAT & STORE STO:K •SALESMEN, There is a .Charm about these Dress Goods! Again we court your approval, this time with stocks eyeti better; more select and more varied than those with;which we won such a large share of patronage during 1910. Prettier than ever are the designs in Muslins, Linens Organdies, Cambrics and Embroideries....
SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
SUMMARY. Owing to continuous rain InverelVrtce* v.er« postponed till 'Monday &nd Tuesday. - Detween onfc vand two thousand bags oft wheat are being'Sent into life Temoru raii way station daily. Since 1900 Germany has borrowed. £140.000.000. t ; The Redistribution of Sent* Bill waa it tenuously opposed in trie West Australian Aj^tiibly. but the second reiuttng was car* lU'd by 2C votes to 20. Oman diplomats are accused, in Ru9Sla, nf publishing an untrue version of rw^rnC n*»potiatlons with n view to sowing mJstrtutt of ih*» Triple AlRance. Mr. TV. H, Potts. Principal of Hawkesburr Agricultural College, said Ibot with a trafa* nd >>ival population our lasting prosperity was assured. i The Kinp will open the Imperial Parlia* u)«»nt In por^on on Monday. February C. The Federal Treasury has issued Austra* li:in notes to the value of about £5,000.000. A very small propci lion lias so far been re ilirrm^d. rr irnnspirca mm wr.cn the waratau was bu»U nt Glasgow it was conside...
ALL OVER THE STATE. (From Exchanges.) [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
ALL OVER THE STATE. (From Exchanges.) Mr. Cornish. Mi"' a I"Mlc school teacher in Tiim'.vurcii. Is »uvv inspector ot Multland The people of Dlayney decided to hold some musical »»d elocutionary contests, and of course money was required to carry out the Idea. rn3te»a-w-gordg-TsnHa~T5wr'tssraE--rw subscriptions, the promoters issued £1 de bentures, mid In "3 minutes sufficient coin was in sight. The anti-soft'drink movement is not to go to sleep In Grafton district. Those who distinguished themselves In the recent con tlnuance-no license battle ..have. ..received presents from the Clarence Liberty League. which will affiliate with the United L.I.. Alter no years' resiffence'ln GMftOiS,'dlir" Ing which she was Mayoress, Mrs. H. Maurice decided to go to Sydney, so her lady friends luvited her to afternoon tea. tools her on a river excursion, and gave her > souvenir. • • • • • Three new high schools are to be estab lished this year, for the study of general, commercial, and industria...
Pineapple and Chooolate Custard. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
I Pineapple and Cfliooolat-e Custard. Pare a small ripe pinoapple and out it into small pieces. Sprinkle it thickly with sugar, put into a glass dish, and set in :i cold phwe for several hours. Put a pint of mill; into a double boiler; when it is scald ing hot stir in two tablespoonsful of corn* flour and three tabelspoonsful of grated cho&lt; colate, which bare beeu mixed to a smootii paste with a little cold milk. Stir and cook until it begins to thicken; tlion odd the yolks of two eggs beaten with four tnbl^ j spoonsful of sugar. Cook a few minuW j longer, then remove from the fire, and stir in one twtspoonful of vanilla eJwenco. Se»t jthe custard aside until it is cool, then pour it over the pineapple. Set on ice until poK '■Beat the whites to a stiff froth, with' tw> tablespoonnful of powdered sugar, and heap ^over bo top. This is u deliciou* summer des I sert.
TESTED RECIPES. Stuffed Tomatoes. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
TESTED RECIPES. | Stuffed Tomatoes. Remove the steuks and scoop out. the seeds of s»jc forge tomatoes. Take tht» re main* of any cold meat, chop very finely, senson with pepper and salt: a little rhop pet] parsley, and oh'ves fif obtainable), or u very small onion, a few breadcrumbs: mis all together with a well l>eaton i»gg. Kill the tomatoes with the mixture, place in n Itaking dish with a few pieces of butter, and bake fifteen minutes. Serve with thick, brown gravy and mashed potatoes.