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Last of the Wilga Coal Mine. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 20 June 1919
Last of the Wiiga Coal Mine, i i The Wilga coal mine is now a thing : of the past, says the Breeza correspon dent. The whole plant has been sold, and with the exception of the railway rails removed, and nothing now remains of what was once hoped to be a profit- ; able and industrial proposal but a big heap of dirt. This is to be regretted, as it means loss ot' money to the share holders, and loss of employment to a number.
METAL MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 20 June 1919
METAL MARKETS. I > ' ! The following wore the dosing prices I ou the-..London metal markets on Mon j day:— ' > ! Electrolytic copper, spot and three ! months, £s:i/10/-, unaltered. Standard copper, spot £79/12/6, a J drop of £l; three months, £80/7/6. a j fall of 10/-. Lead, spot £22/5/-; three months, £22/10/-. Both unchanged. ■Spelter, spot £36/5/-; three months £36/,15/-. Both up 5/- per ton. Tin, spot £236/12/(>, an advance of 25/-; three months. £2J2/17/G, a jump I of £2 per ton. ■ j
REPORTED GOLD DISCOVERY [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 20 June 1919
| REPORTED GOLD DISCOVERY l ' j Mr. S. Wood, Pin-dimar, Port Ste j pliei.s, informs us (Dungog^Ohroiiieis) | that he has" discovered goldin that dis | trict. He has secured a, permit toentei I iiu.i lias pegged out 40 acres. He will i start and prospect the find almost im ! mediately. It is; reported that - many i years ago an old black-fellow frequently brought in small quantities of alluvial gold into Tea Gardens, but lie would never divulge the secret of his wealth. At the s-pot where Mr. Wood has found the precious metal he unearthed a pieec of bark with the ends turned up, ami it was evidently used to wash the dirt instead of using a dish. The gold found is coarse and has evidently not tra velled far. Hr. Woods thinks it is the washing from a reef which may be near at hand. If the prospect proves a pay able one there will 110 doubt be an in flux of miners to the locality.
PASTORAL CONDITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 20 June 1919
PASTORAL CONDITIONS. The general outlook in the country is distinctly favorable. Further light showers have -fallen in some parts, and these have- done good. More showers of the same character will do'■> a great amount of good in most districts, par ticularly. if- -followed "by the . warm weather that has so generally, yet.-un seasonably, prevailed.
REFLECTIONS OF A TEAMSTER Being a few words about the value of a Good Name—in other words the inestimable benefit that attaches to an Advertised Trade-Mark. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 20 June 1919
REFLECTIONS OF A TEAMSTER Being a few words about the value of * a, Good Name—in other "words' the inestimable benefit that attaches to an Advertised Trade-Mark. i - (By Mike Kinney.) They tell me I sure do a lot of talk ing, and there are some that go so fai as to say that my job must be a sine cure—in other words, that-it 'Works itself. Well, 1 guess I do talk some much, but then you see out here in the fresh air on thiB platform there is so much going on, so much to see, that hardly a minute in the day passes 'but that my eye catches on to something thnt gives me a thought, and once a thought .catches my eye, it's all over, and un less I work it out of my system there is no knowing what part of my anatoin\ might bust. For the last fifteen minutes my eye has caught two words stenciled on near ly every one of the three or four hun dred cases on the waj' to them trucks. See 'em! "Stanley Tools"—and as I "ponder on the thought suggested, it occurs to me that these words aren't new—th...
GUESSING IS KNOWING. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 20 June 1919
GUESSING IS KNOWING. By Walt Mason. If 1 were selling nails or glass, or pills or shoes or garden sass, or honey from the bee—whatever line of goods were mine, I 'd study up the special line and know its history. If I, a stock of rags should keep, I'd read up sundry books 011 sheep and wool and how it grows. Beneath my old bald freckled roof I'd store some facts on warp and woof and other things like those. I'd try to know a spinning jack from patent churn or waggon- rack, a loom from hog-tight fence; and if a man came in to buy and asked some leading question, I could answer with some sense. If I were selling books, I'd know .. Shakespeare from an Edgar • Poe, a Carlyle from a Pope; and I would know Fitzgerald's rhyme from Laura Lib bey's brand of crimes, or Lillian Rus sell's dope. If I were selling shoes, I'd seize the fact that, on gooseberry trees good leather- doesn't grow;; that 'shoe pegs', do not grow the stuff- that wins;: the man without it soon "begins to 'get 'his trade...
TUG-OF-WAR TIPS. HINTS THAT HELP YOU TO "GE[?] THE PULL." [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 20 June 1919
TUG-OF-WAB TIPS. HINTS THAT HEIxP YOU TO "GEi1 THE PTJUi." (B.y Edmund Bates.) "Now then—pull!" With muscle.- that seem to be almosi cracking under the terrific strain, with laboring chests, with sweat pouring off their foreheads, five stout-hearted men loyally res-pond to the call of their leader and give a great heave, spaa-, modic but uniform, to The thick rope on which all their energies are concen trated. Another, and yet another—eyes pro ; truding and backs almost breaking— : how long will it last? It seems beyond ; the bounds of human possibility to go ' on any ionger! i But hold 011! The other side are tir ! ing! One more pull and it is over. ; Slowly but inevitably, the six men op j pes d to them are drawn forward inch I by inch, and at last the referee, whose ; watchful eye has followed every move ■ ment of the struggle, raises his hand. ' Tin: tug-of-war is at an end. Strenuous Exercise. There is no more trying ordeal to . the general strength than a tug-of-wa:; | and it ...
MONDAY'S FIXTURES. Racing. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 20 June 1919
MONDAY'S FIXTURES. Racing. Newcastle Jockey Club. Tamworth .Tockev \)lub. Soccer. Dulwieh Hill v. Hamilton, 12 p.m.; refeiee, Mr. R. Skillings; Auburn United v. Teralba, ].i)0 p.m.; referee, rlMr, A. llarJey; Sydney v. Newcastle, 1:5.15 p.m.; referee, Mr. W. Stott; lines mQn, Messrs. W. Hughes and R. Gall. The three games are on the Newcastle ' Show Ground. Holiday Boxing. Two contests are mentioned as likely fixtures for the Victoria Theatre, New castle, for Prince of Wales Birthday— next" Monday night. They are Al. King and Fred Brock, or George Mendies v. Harry"; Denliftnn The first would prob ably'prove the more" interesting^ but at the time of writing it is not 'certain whether Fred Brock has sufficiently re covered front an attack• of 'flu to ac cept the contest. *• * Generous Turf Club. Tho Richmond River Turf Club lias voted another £o() to the relief of train ers am! jockeys unable to follow thei. avoration owing the influenza re strictions. This club donated a similar sum ...
SPORT IN T[?]E NORT[?]. TO-MORROW'S FIXTURES. Racing. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 20 June 1919
SPORT IN TfiE NORTfi. TO-MORROW'S FIXTURES. Racing. Wallsend Joe key Club. T;i»nvortli .lockev Club. Boxing—Imperial Pavilion. Jack Golledge v. Snowy Fairhall. Billy Upton v. Young Kelly. Mat Koss v. Thompson. Football. N. Branch of N.S.W. First grade: East v. Kurri, Carring ton, :i.:!0, L. Colgan; South v. Nort*%&lt; Wick ham, J. Colgan. ~ Second grade: East v. Kurri, Carring ton, 2J5, L. Johns; Carrington v. Wos ton, Islington. \V. Ashton; Cess nock a bye. Third grade: Weston v. May field. Weston, J. Butler; Stockton v. Waratah, Stockton, .">.30: W. Jones; South v. East No. 2, Wickham, 2.II, It. Brien; Kurri v. liast No. 1, Ivurri, :!0, J". Jlolmes; Broadmeadow v. Car rington, Broadmeadow, :>.:•(), E. Collins. Fourth grade: North v. Stockton, Is lington, 2.15. \\\ Ashton; Broad meadow v. -Kurri Kurri. o.ol), J. Holmes; Weston v. Waratah, Weston. I! 15, A. Norris; Mayfield v. Cessnock, Broadmeadow, 2.15, W.' Abrahams. Northern District Association. A grade: North v. W...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 20 June 1919
HEALTHY STOCK YIELD BIG. PROFITS.; GET ON THE RIGHT ROAD. DO IT THROUGH GERRAND CONSIGN Your EGGS and: POULTRY To Honeysuckle Point, ADVISING H. Laverty & Co., AUCTIONEERS, Who will Sell to your advantage. [he Coastal Farmers Co-op. Society, Ltd. NEWCASTLE WEST. Farm, Dairy, Fruit, Vegetable and Genera! Produce Merchants. ALSO . Sole Agents for "SWEET NELL "Jam. Preserved Fruits and Candied Peel. Phone 525. PRODUCE. When you require to Purchase or Sell Produce, write for quotations to P. S. COLMAN, . PRODUCE SPECIALIST, NEWCASTLE. Seller of Choicest Quality only. WALLPAPER 111 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. Blaborate 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 di...
SOME COMMON ERRORS MADE [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 20 June 1919
MADE AS*-* ' " M - V _ ( \5P£e- following, is f^otti- one of; the ' Fa-irnj^rg if Bulletins of the, United , , States'- Department of 'Agriculture:— Avlarge percentage of repair expenses 4 as* due to insufficient or "improper lubri -" cation... - ' : , r ' •"It^~far*'toif, many cases owners, of ■\ > enmaes^ of„ .various, passes use grades ' - :'q£^P%'ntJpe}y unattited t"tf their engines, /, ntt^ith'si&iidin'g ~ tlie! $act that in each I- casetit^^maniij^cturer*-;has furni^hed^a* '/• of various ^brands .and grados 1 1 o&w'whieii haVeiJ&S'n tested'and-found i suitable to the. engine in question/ and which can 'be - obtained practically £ny* where-in'the country..- V - , . .Another common error is* to. )ise , top little oil. It is ipoor economy ; to> try to save, on; oil, • - ■ On the* other hand, an excessr-of ,?oil in the cylinder of a gas engine^ while better than;1 too,, little, ,wijlv;c&use rdar bon,.deposits,:-fbllQ.wevdi' by .'loflLS of powe...
Wool Trade—It's Return to Normal SLOW PROGRESS, BUT SURE Dame Fashion On[?]e More Asserts Herself, and Growers thereby Benefit. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 20 June 1919
Wool Trade—It's Return to Normal | SLOW PROGRESS, BUT SURE j Dame Fashion Once More Asserts j Herself, and Growers thereby Benefit. The -wool trade is getting hack by slow degrees to normal conditions, re port .John Bridge and Co., Ltd. The first step in that, direction was the re opening of the London wool sales, and it is satisfactory from a producer's point of view, as well as from that of the imperial Government, that the prices realised have—011 the average— been appreciably above the reserves fixed bv the Imperial Authorities, who own the wool and will continue to own The McMyler Coal Hoist, which has been so little used • since its costly erection at Newcastle. it until the whole of the Australian and New Zealand clips of season 3'5)19-1920 has passed out of their hands. With tlie return to normal, Dame. Fashion once more takes her hand in the question of the articles required. Serges and gaberdines continue in as great favor as ever,-but there has been a complete reversal in...
Wool & Station Produce Report CLEARING UP LATE WOOL. Tallow Brings Good Prices, But Other Produce Generally Easier. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 20 June 1919
Wool & Station ProfluceRep CLEARING UP LATE WOOL. • • „ : J; 4 : ' i' Tallow Brings Cjood Prices, But Other Prodiice Generally Easier. ! Wool.—Tlio final wool appraisement series in the Sydney market will open on Wednesday, June 25, and will be spread over four appraising days, con cluding 011 Monday, .June ."!(). Cata logues will include all wools arriving up to .June 24, and it is estimated that the offerings will amount to about. 13,000 bales. The selection will be ot a clearing up character,- but will in clude soiiie iiice Queensland lines,' and a good display of scoured skin wool. •Rabbit Skins.—53 tons were forward. There was a large attendance of buyers, and while the few lots of furriers' skins offering made extreme prices, incom ing and winter qualities were irregu lar, and at times easier. Other de scriptions were without much change. Furriers (few lots) GOd to 70d per lb . best winter bucks 4(5d to i>3d, second winter and first incoming :»8d to 44d. second inco...