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WOMEN'S LABOR CONFERENCE. SYDNEY, Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 21 November 1908
WOMEN'S LABOR CONFERENCE. ['Truth's' Speci.il Service.] SYDX.KY, Friday Night. At to-night's meeting of the Women's Labor Conference, a number of ioeoIu tions wero passed. Included in the number was one that it was dosirablo to pass legislation in order to pi event tho cruel sweating of children on dairy farms, and other places. . . ' It was agreed that there should bo a State Labor Bureau for women workers. Also that women should be allowed to nominate as candidates for the Slate Parliament. If elected they would deal more particularly nith matteis affect ing women. - It was carried that the meeting sympathise with tho women suffragettes in London. A public meeting n ill be held on Mon day, and tho meeting of tho final Con ference, on Tuesday.
STORM AT TENTERFIELD. BOY STRUCK DEAD WHILST DRIVING COWS HOME. SYDNEY, Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 21 November 1908
STORM AT TENTERFIELD. ? o ? BOY STRUCK DEAD WHILST DRIV ING COWS HOME. ['Truth's' Special Service.] SYU.N'KY, Friday Night. While driving some cons homo last night, during a heavy storm Edward lreaney, riged ]2, w.is struck dead by lightning at Sunny Side, near Tentcr ficld.- \ Another boy, -nho was nith Treanoy, took shelter under, a'tiee. Just as he had done so another flash of lightning struck tho tiee. Tho boy, is now sufl'eiing severely from tho effects of the lightning. As tho mail train was leaving Ten terfield Station a flash of lightning cf.Vllnlf +-ll#* .I'MtUvhv ?nnrm o - frtM. .vnrrlc away. Those looking on saw a large ball ol fire. Four panels of the fence nore smashed. Tho storm was tho severest expeii enced in tho distiict for many years.
DANGER IN INDIA. THE VICEROY GOES TO CALCUTTA TO HOLD A SPECIAL INQUIRY. LONDON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 21 November 1908
BANGFR !N INDIA. THE VICEROY COES TO CALCUTTA TO HOLD A SPECIAL INQUIRY., flteutei'M fien iir.] LONDUX, Friday. Lord Minlo,' who hns been making a' tour iii the Nortli-Wcstcrn Provinces, in terruptctl his progiammo at Oudli, and travels to Calcutta, lo ennsult with the Lieutenant-Governor at JJengal.and 'his advisers, as to the steps to bu taken lo put n stop lo tins anaicbist crimes which culminated in the iniitilatioii or the Queen Victoria otatuc, the fouith at tempt upon Sir A. II. In-itli Frasei's life,' and the murder of every native who has turned King's evidence' in recent sedition tiiula. On taking his depmluio. Lord Minto thanked the Tnlukdnrs of Oudh for their unswerving devotioji to (lie Crown. The Viceroy declined that' he did not share the opinion thui the time was in opportune for the introduction of broad er political piinciplc-.. On tho other hand, he had nothing but condemnation for; fanatical deeds/which while planned by u few, blackened the reputation of Hie whol...
FIRE AT ROCKHAMPTON. SCHOOL INSPECTOR DIES AS A RESULT OF BURNS RECEIVED. BRISBANE, Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 21 November 1908
FIRE AT ROCKHAMPTON. SCHOOL INSPECTOR DIES AS A RESULT OF BURNS RECEIVED. ['? Truth's ' Special Service] BRISBANE, Friday Night. The Grand Hotel at Emu Park, near Iioeklmmpton, was destroyed by fire on Thursday night. ' , The occupants, who were all in bed ut the -outbreak, had baioly time to escape. I Sfl^g Jlr. T. Riissoll-l'iowiif, an Inspector of Schools, -who was slaying at the hotel, was so badly burned that lie died to day. ' 'The Education Department decided to close all schools ul Hockhampton as a mark of respect to the deceased inspec tor.
MENZIES BYE-ELECTION. BITTER FEELING OF PARTISANS— BOTH SIDES CONFIDENT. PERTH, Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 21 November 1908
MENZIES BYE-ELECTION. BITTER FEELING OF PARTISANS— BOTH SIDES CONFIDENT. [' Truth's ' Special Service.] PERTH. Fiidav Niirht. At Menzics on Thursday evening, Premier Mooro and Gregory (who is op posing Bnzacott, tho unseated member) addressed . a crowded meeting in the Towiiv Hall; Both speakers wore accouled a splen did reception. The Premier delivered a rallying speech in support of Mr. Gicgory's can didature.. Mr. Gregory also nddiosscd tne garnering. Whilst the meeting in tho Town Hall was in progiess Labor-member Scaddcn, Underwood, and Buzacott, ' and others spoke from a lorry drawn Tip in the street opposite the Town Hall. Gran stirring speeches were made. Both sides aro battling hard -for, vic tory, and a vciy bitter feeling is be ing manifested amongst tho partisans. ? This afternoon great excitement pro-' vailed, and a closo contest is antici pated. j Both sides aro satisfied with the work j done at tho polling 'booths.
BARRIER FIRES. Some of the Grim Ironies of Insurance in Broken Hill. 100 BLAZES PER ANNUM. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 21 November 1908
BARRIER FIRES. -? o ? Some of the Grim Ironies of Insurance in Broken Hill. 100 BLAZES PER ANNUM. ? On en average there are 100 fires every year in Broken Hill ; real blazes that burn out a house from roof to floor. At a moderate estimate the value of each house destroyed, furniture, and building, must he iuiOO. So the annual loss, in cash value, will be at leaat £10,000. The actual loss, if discomfort and illness and sorrow at the burning of presents nnd mementoes and gifts that can never be replaced, were apprais ed, would be twice that figure. Can anything be done, beyond what the Fire Brigade is- doing, to reduce thin dangerous waste of property?' And if so, what? We all knoW how gallantly the Brigade fightB: we have been at the station when the hooters have blared their summons, and the horses have ruahed of their own accord to the shafts, and in less time than it takes you to read this the engine is manned and galloping away. And if we have been observant, we must have noticed...
FAREWELL AND PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 21 November 1908
FAREWELL AND PRESENTATION. A few members of the committee of the A.N.A. Ri/lo Club met at tho secre tary's office in Argent btreut, on Thurs day evening, to bid farewell to Mr. P.'G. Dix. -Mr. EusMb, on behalf of the mem bers of the A.N.A. Ride Cub, in a few well-chosen words, presented Mr. Dix with a handsome cigar-case. The re marks of Mr. Eustis were supported by Messrs. W. J. JMlwurds and A. G. Evans. Mr. -Dix, who is connected with the firm of Grilliths' Bros., tea merchants, has been a member of the Rifle Club ever since its inception. He left Broken Hill by last night's express, to take charge of a district near Adelaide. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Barrier branch of the. A.N.A. takes place next Monday evening. The subject down on the syllabuses 'Impromptu Speeches.' The membership roll now numbers about 500, and as the subject is a very impor tant one, it is hoped there will be a large attendance. '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 21 November 1908
, A.M. P. It is- always intcicsling lo ut !-- -a special feature- of thr Aii'liah:tii 'Mutual - Provident Society,' which is easily /the- first among life offices o) tho Empiro in nsscts and membership. Tho announcement is mado of tho next annual distribution of tho profits as at tho end of Decombor next. The amount divided among members for l!)07 was £70S,2'15, which was' moie than a third of tho totarpromiums re ceived during tho year, and brought the sum total of cash bonuses, divided lo tho colossal sum of over thirteen .and a half millions sterling. This distribution, is' duo to tho mutual prin ciple of tho-A.M.P., as distinct from tho proprietary principle. These figures aio worth contemplating. The accumulated funds aro £23,500,000 ; tho annual income is £3,100,000, 'and disbursements among members or their beneficiaries- total £27,765,937. Intending policy-holders aio leminded that all assurances effected in tho ordinary department up to December 31-npxt will participate in ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 21 November 1908
BUSINESS' NOTICES. NOAH DIX7 AUGUST STREET, Opposite A.M.P. Ollico. rilONOGRAi'ilS from 10/ to £30. RECORDS. . RECOKUH. KECORDS. We are now in.pnrlinj; ELECTRIC FANS suitable 'for the Broken Hill current. napect my Stock and grt ray PiiaeB— IT l'AYS TOU. FOR WHITE AUSTRALIA. RE. BROWN, ? Liito of Gawler, IS YOUR MAN FOR 'FRUIT AND CONFECTIONERY, COOI; DRINKS. GO Pafclon Street, opp. Union Club. c32Gth314 [A' Card.] - ? . - A. PRICE, Dcutist. - '&2\ Argcnl Street. . .. Telephone 372. ? ' ? . ? C310.T.H.S.:19g. GEE— ISN'T ET HOT? ^w. Surely you're, not go n«g»»? ''S .to ' swelter all tho ygM Summer, in tho Suit fflfimffim. 8ervic0 dunIlg mWMMm 'M™ months? . WMvo,, «nt lighter W#fM|J? clothes for theso hot, Mffl Order ono o£ ' / N ; ? BRIM'S ' 37/6 ||. SBiK T° W ft 08DER. Thoy'ro inado from Light, Cool, Ser viceable Materials. Thoy'ro made to koop their 'shapo — cut according to llio ' Latest Style — and inado up in a mas terly manner. Remember, 03/ is too much to pay for you c...
STEPHENS CREEK RESERVOIR. What Mr. Jabez Wright Thinks of the Matter [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 21 November 1908
STEPHENS CREEK RESERVOIR. What Hr. Jabez Wrisfat Tbinhs of tbe Matter In order to te«t the aceinaey of som- of the statements made by Mr. G. Sw'in biuiip, M.L.A., to a lepresentative of the '? Burlier Daily Tuith,' 011. Thursday, Mr. Jabez AViight was yesterday waited upon. ' ' . « ? , 'Do you consider,' was queiied, '?that Mr. Swinbuine was coirect in saving lhat the only silt in the dam. is in' the veiy dee]) paits ?' 'Absolutely, no.' was the reply. ''Dur iU'r'niV form nf'nfTJ/-rt ..na Ar,ii-rt»- ' ;« .1 t\l\C\' f went. in a boat, which I took without asking, and found that- there was silt six feet deep in j, wo or tin ee parts .of tjie Stephens Gieek Heserroir. The state ment to the conliary is absolutely uii tiue.'' ' ' ' ''At the time T refer lo, a commission was sitting in Bioken Hill, of which Mr. Chi is. AVatson, M.H.R., was a member. I told him lhat 1 wished to go out with them, because 1 wanted to test the depth of the sill tliere. lie leplied that this nun ? ijii^usKiuiu...
NEWS AND NOTES. The Weath[?]r. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 21 November 1908
[?] ? « ? The Weath.r. Vest ei day was another dull day. A light noilh-casleily bipe7e blew all the morning, and at about 1 o'clock it changed round lo the north. Light rain commenced to fall at about 2 p.m., and continued for about tin ee-quartei s of an hour, when (i points were registered. .The atmospherq, however, remained mug gy. The official forecast for New South Wales at noon yesterday for the next ?24 hours lead as follows: — Cloudy con orally, with thunder-showers between the highlands and const, chiefly noith of Sydney, 'and a few isolated Hhowcrs. South-east to east winds. Tho official forecast for South Australia read: — Gloomy and unsettled with further rain, and a tendency to' ?thunderstorms in the uoilhcrn and north-eastern districts, and gradually extending southwards; South-east to east winds, tending noi th-east, in AVestern Distiict. The maximum 'temperature ' taken' at 3 p in. yesterday was G.3 degrees, whilst the lowest on Thursday night was 02 degrees. Mr. Swi...