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CAN GERMANY INVADE ENGLAND? Lord Roberts Insists That 150,000 Men Could Be Landed. 80,000 GERMAN RESIDENTS. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
CAN GERMANY INVADE ENGLAND? Lord Roberts Insists That 150,000 Men Could Be Landed. 80,000 GERMAN RESIDENTS. f Renter's bomcc | LONDON, luosday Lord Roberts initiated a debate in tho House of Lords to-daj on tho do fenco of England Ho moved a losolution dccliring that the unproparcdncss of the country to meet an invasion culled 'for 'immediate attention by tho Government, It was ub-iolutch nocc-sar} tli it Great Britain should possess an aimj so strong and efficient lint, tho most foi midttble foreign nation would hesitate beforo attempting a linding — so pre pared that iio Chief of Stifr in Europe would consid-r that an invasion stood any chance of success. Lord Roberts disclaimed tl o slightest hostility tow aids Goinnnv, citlioi on his own p-it, oi on tho pait of tho British people, but, nevertheless, 1 o emphasised tie fict tint his own in quiries, and tho mquiiios of T^jrd Lo vat, had established the fact mat tlieio were at all times in German ports ships of sufficient tonnage a...
A LARGE FAMILY. NO LESS THAN 150 DESCENDANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
A LARCE FAMILY. NO LESS THAN 150 DESCENDANTS/ . A .' -family party, comprising 150 ' ., dcsccndiflith,' assembled ' at Hocking, . near ]taint,ree, J5ssc.\, .(bays 'the x/uily Mail'), to cele brate tho diamond wedding of Air. and Airs. Samuel Chapman, who aic res pectively 81 and 78 yeais of a^e. The .out couple have had 17 cliimien, -? ul wli'jm ]0 now survive, and in 'addition^ to these thoio weie present at tho cele bifilion 81) giand-childic'ii. s Mr. Chapman has woiked all his life as a laim laboier, and when he -mar-1 ricd his earnings wero 10/ a weok. Shortly/ afteiwaids wages fell to 9/. a week 111 ruial Essex. ? But it is'tlie couplo't, pi oud boast that thoy'managed on this small weekly income tx- bring up their family 'of 17 chil dien without help from the' parish. ^ Mis. Chapman still does tlio housc \y-)ik in tho cottago whoio they have lived for over 40 years, and her hus band does what liu calls 'boy's work' on tho farm. Each of them started work befoio they wore 10 ye...
"GOADING GRIFFITH." SYDNEY "TRUTH" ON THE GAGING THE MEMBER FOR STURT. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
'GOADING GRIFFITH.5' SYDNEY 'TRUTH' ON THE CAG C1NC THE MEMBER FOR STURT. - ''After the flouiish of .trumpets that took pliicc'on the suspension of n.11. Ar ?iiiur -..riin_Ji, andliis lusignatiou of his seat.' it is'amusing to see how calmly the pioss'lias taken the ie-c!eelion of' Mr. (iiillilh. Indeed, so little luib'ljcriL said about the inatter that, if it veie not for ''Hansard,' one would have some doubt hs to whether another election fen Stint. the constituency repicsented by Mr. Liiif ..1..1, li'ajiy lnu. taken place. ' 'nansaul.' for 'Tuesday, the -17th instant, however, says that ' the 'Speaker' infoi ined the llouse that tlm writ issued for the elec tion of' a new1 member for the electoral di.s..iict 01 Stui t had been icturncd 'with a rcnJiciilo endoised llieieon by the letuining-ollicor of the election of Ar thur Ciiillllh', Esquire.' 'Later.' hays ?Jlansaid,' 'Jir. Arthur (Jiiflith look tiie oath, and.subsciibod the roll. ' 'Thus the gagging and goading of Giillith did...
BLOCK 10 BOILERS. MR. STANLEY LOW REPORTS ON RECENT TESTS ON EFFICENT EVAPORATION. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
BLOCK 10 BOILERS. MR. STANLEY LOW REPORTS ON RECENT TESTS ON EFFICENT EVAPORATION. Mr. K. I-'. Stanley Low. M.M.E., (!en eral Manager of Block 10, has contrib uted to ' The Australian Mining Stand ard,' u detailed account of the experi ments instituted (ouchinj; cllieicnt firing. The .main object of tlie tests was tu show to what' extent the evaporative officieney-of the boilers could 'be. merest*-* ed t-y stoking in such a manner as to increase the percentage of carbon diox ide in the flue gases. It is not claimed for one moment that the results obtained are exceptionally good, for .it in hardly to bo expected thill hign boiler eilicicney can bo obtained under -such rapidly chiingiiig load conditions as here exist. ll~i», moreover, quite possible that the publication of the attached figures' may lead to considerable discussion, but tin's should lend to make the siihjcct only the more interesting. It must bo clearly understood that the experimental- work was in iio way under taken w...
THREE MONTHS FOR INTIMIDATION. NOTICE OF APPEAL CIVEN—OTHER CASES HELD OVER. PERTH, Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
THREE MONTHS FOR INTIMIDATION. NOTICE OF APPEAL GIVEN OTHER CASES HELD OVER. ['Truth's' Special Service.] t PERTH, Tuesday. Night. In tho Kalgooiho Police Court tho ltdjouincd hearing of the caso against Haiold Thonipton, on & eliargo of in timidation,, was-, resumed 'this morning. 'Iho 'Waiden fmall} allowed that tho inrorniation bo amended as asked for on inc groiinci inaT- tne lnronnation pre vioubl} laid did not chtcloso any. speci fic act. Tho Waiden found Thompson, guilty, and sentenced ?: him to thrccr month's' imprisonment Notion oi appeal was given, and ap phcat'on vi ill bo mado to Chief Justico Paikor foi bail pending tho result of the .ippc.il Tho cases against nine Austrians, on similar charges, were adjourned until tho appeal in Thompson's case has beon doilt with -' Bail was allowed in the latter cases, m tno suietiosvof £25 each.
N.S.W. TRADES COUNCIL. SUGGESTED NEW RULES FOR THE SYDNEY LABOR COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
N.S.W. TRADES COUNCIL. SUGGESTED MEW RULES FOR THE SYDNEY LABOR COUNCIL. The following are tho new rules pro poscd,.fpr 'adoption in the.' Sydney .Labor Council. The adoption of them wi. I create a 5C.S.W. .Labor Federation. (1) ICame. — The Trades .and Labor Council of Xew .'South Wales. (2) Constitution.-— To , consist of La bor Unions within (he State of Xow South Wales. (3) District Councils.— (a) To be es tablished where necessary, comprised of Unions iu such districts, which shall deal wilh local matters -and business trans mitted from the Trades and Labor Coun cil, (b) District Councils shall work un der a charter issued by the X.S.W'. Trades and Labor Council, and snail have power to adopt rules and appoint officers for their own guidance, provided that none of these acts shall run counter to or conflict with the general con stitution and rules of. the head body. (c) Any question involv ing members of another district shall not be. dealt with by a District Council .vithout r...
WIFE MURDERER DIES. PERTH, Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
WIFE MURDERER DIES. ; ['Truth's' Sxiecial Service.] PERTH Tuesday Nicht. Richard Scott, the self confessed mur derer of his wife, when he nearly severed the head from the bod}, died in the Mid land Junction hospital last night, from the eiFectb of the wounds W himself in flicted m the 'throat, after killing! his wite - '.'??- On STovembei H, Scott kilied his -wife, and sneo that dates he has been lying m the Mull nd Junction hospital. Every thing possible vwib done, to pull him louud, but fiom the uiot, litue hope was held out for, his ultimate recovery, and last night just bcfoic 11 o'clock, he ex pired
THE UNION JACK. WHAT A CAPTAIN DID IN ONLY ONE YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
THE UNION JACK. WHAT A -CAL'TAIX DID IS ONLY - OXE YEAR. * ? While 'American and French explorers are making courageous cli'orts to satisfy a sentimental desire to reach the Xoitii l'ole, Captain Bornier, iu the Canadian Government cruiser .-iretie (originally the German exploring vessel Gauss, built for work 'in the Antarctic), is (savs the ?'Westminster Gazelle') about to make another voyage through the tlic -. Xorth-west Passage, and if he succeeds in making the Ueattfort Sea, ho is confident of finding ,ing a 'comparatively easy roiu- thence lo the Poie.' Hut Captain liornier's main object is more practical than sentimen tal, and untiHic. lias planted the Union Jack on the- Jjiauy islands in the Arctic whieh belong to Canada, but which are. in danger, of bijing taken possession of by foreign explorers, he has no inten tion of .turning Polewards. During the summer of IDOU the captain took formal possession of over 20 islands between Uaflin Hay and Jlelvillo Sound, most of which h...
HORSE BENUMBED BY BEES. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
MORSE BENUMBED BY BEES. A p.iinl'ul experience befell- Mr. A. Hill and party tho other day while driving' from his homo at Yana'c (Vic.) to-ilispcel his crop in tho malleo conn-' try. -V swarm sof bees attacked tho pirty Middeiily. Tho bees settled on ili», Iioisps and. occupants alike. The two women in the vehicle- secured bough:;' to sn oop the attackers off, but' Air. Mill bad to keep* hold of tho reins, for the maddened horses*- kept i(-uring and plunging. Eventually tho bees wi'io driven oil, but then it was lound that one of the horses had- be oonip stupilied, and quite useless, and the services of another animal hud to bo obtained. JMr. 1J ill and the two women were badly injured by the stings they received, but a child escaped harm. ^ '
ANNUAL LICENSING COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
ANNUAL LICENSING COURT. At the Licensing Court yesterday Mr. J. iroKcnsoy, S.M., srantcd auction eer's licenses to tho following : — Frederick John lSiirndcu, Ernest Wil linni'lliirndcii. GeorL'e Alkin Bartlett, Francis Jia-yes. William Samuel liolilho, Frederick Hf. Calf, Albert Edward Cam eron, William FruneN C'arr, Edwin Ham ilton Cropley, (.ieorgo Colquhuuii Demps ter, ' Krnst.il. K. Froinen, Robert Scott Ciregorv, Thomas Ifnll, Leonard M. Ttocking, William Hogg, William John Hughes, William, Levy. Alexander Jlctiregor, Kepnald Manning, .loscph, Porter Megaw. 'Augustus Henry lliildle ton. Arthur O'Bripii. William Seoi.v Opie, Arthur M. I'itt. Clement i-nudlaud, Jin cst It. Silversmith, Kugene 15. Siflnllpage. William C!eor;:e sparrow, .lohn Mitchell Stephens, John Waters, John Donald Woodlield.
BARRIER RAILWAY EXTENSION. MINISTER FOR WORKS ASKED SOME PERTINENT QUESTIONS. SYDNEY, Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
BARRIER RAILWAY EXTENSION. MINISTER FOR WORKS ASKED SOME PERTINENT. QUESTIONS. ['Tiulh's' Special Service] SIDNEY, Tuesday Night In the Lcgialativ a Assembly tonight, Mr Arthur Giiflilh 'asked the Minister for Worl s if Ins attention had been drawn to a paragiaph in tho press, slat ing that' ho had v/ithheld mfoimation with legard to the Broken jlIiII lai.vva} extension from Alderman Dr. 'Booth; be cause of the alleged impolite tenor of teleg'ams received fiom Broken Tlill Mr. Lee replied that he hud alwavs made it a pi notice not to impart infor mnlion in his individual capacit} ? He had given information to one gen tleman, and that same information, vvas available to an} one else He had ecrtainl} 'received wires that were not couched m moat courteous terms. In answer io the quesDion as to whether he propo»cd to provide work foi the unemplo}ed, with a view towaids prov ldmg cheer foi the coming Christmas season, the Minister for Works leplieil that f'om information he had locerved,...
DOMESTIC EMPLOYEES' UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
DOMESTSC EMPLOYEES' UNION: Last nighl, at the Trades Hull, a meet ing of the Women's Domestic Employees' Union was held. There \\a-s a good at tendance, a large number of new mem bers being enrolled. Miss I). Atkinson occupied Hie cliair.' Messrs. T. (iamboiii and W. D. Uiiniplt, and other unionists, Wen- present, by in vitation, and assisted, when requested, in the transaction of business. ?-.Correspondence was icccivcd from the Secretarv of the Hotel, Club, Restaurant, and Caterers' Employee.-)' Union of Xcw South Wales, asking to be uept infoi-med or misiness - irnnsncicu - ,u.- um; '''''? Tlie ielter was received, and the secre tary instructed to reply to the effect that the request iwonid be complied with. Correspondence was received from Mr. Trivett, Kegistnir of Friendly Societies in Sydney, with reference to registra tion 'under the Trades Union Act. The secretary was instructed to make the necessary arrangements for registration. Tho management, committee brought forward a ...
QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT. Are Coal-Miners being Engaged in London. NO CONFIDENCE MOTION. BRISBANE, Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT. \re Coal-Miners being Engaged in London. NO-CONFIDENCE MOTION. ' [' Truth s ' Special Service.] URISBAXE, Tuesdav Night In the Legislative Assembly to da}, in reply to Mr Maughau (who pointed out that a large number of mincis m the BuncHmbi district w pic on half-tiino,and asked the Premier if ho would instruct the Agent Gcncial m England to pi event the cmigiiiliouof any moie coal ninipio to Queens'and at present), the Piemiei (Mi Kidslon) said lie was not awaio of iii\ coil miners, being engaged m Eng land at present The introduction .of .a number of Bills was notified, including ono lo icgulatc the milling on pnvnto propert}, and a Bill to enable tho government to assist, persons in receipt of smtll incomes to purchase a home for themselves. The debate oh Mr. Bowman's NoCon fidence Motion Was then 'resumed
MUNICIPAL LIBRARY NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
MUNICIPAL LIBRARYNEV/S. Mr. Gibson, librarian' of 'the. Municipal Library, has, since July 1st, of this year, inaugurated the card system in connec tion nvith the circulating portion of -the library. The result has been most satis fimlnrV. mill mL has' .enabled him to tell almost at a glance, the clasvof literature most iu favor with the citizens of Broken Hill. As everyone, knows, who in even a small'wuy is' connected with up-to-date business methods, this system simplifies most problems of dissection or calcula tion. Mr. (iihson, to check oil' the system, decided lo work out' how many i-ooks -wcrp taken from this 'library, also how many were returned, together with the information as to the class of literature distributed by iflciiua of- the. circulating library. The result has proved most satisfactory, -.tfor the .week ending Thursday, November II), fiction was ac 'couiilc'd for by ,1,008 volumes; general literature, 88; magazines,, 231. This in itself accounts for 1J400, and tak...
NORTH QUEENSLAND TRAGEDY. Mrs. Fa[?]ny Wilson Again Before the Georgetown Court. THE DOCTOR'S EVIDENCE. BRISBANE, Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
NORTH QUEENSLAND TRAGEDY. Mrs. Fanny Wilson Again Before the Georgetown Court. THE DOCTOR'S EVIDENCE. ['Truth's ' Spocial . Serrice.] BRISBANE, Tuesday. Xicht. At the Georgetown Police Court to dav, ranii} Wilson appeared charged - with tiic 'murder ofMiss Duffy. Dr Mome, m chaige of the hospital, deposed to having made a thorough ex amination of tho bcJ. , and minutely de scnbcd the wound and the bruise cm the victim's cheek lie «aid the wound w is three inches long, and w.-s deepest towards the back of the neck 'Ihe internal jugular vein was cut, and dei' Hi hau been clue to that cause, also paitl} to as.phv\ia of the lungs. The1 doctor found no trace of an an .icsthelic or mucotic, and from marks von tho face he was of tho opinion that the mm dei or had a short liana or that Ins hand was wadded with a handkerchief. Under the=e cucuinslanccs it would only c a few minutes before uncon sciousness would ensue Thcio would ceuamlv have been a death fetmirgle, but meio was no ap pearanc...
THE MODERN ALLADIN'S CAVE. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
THE MODERN 'ALLADIN'S CAVE. v llargreave's account of the actual- dis- covery of gold is amusing. . Ho was no geologist, 'but' ho- must have. had a 'keen eyo for tho physidgnomy of a landscape ' Ho had gono to Califor nia, attracted by tho gold discovery there, and- with .wondering, oyes saw that ono rich Jicl'd.in California after another was an almost replica of 'tho country around Batnurst, with which ho was perfectly^ familiar.' ? Ho camp back to -Australia, 'and 'as soon as ho landed se-E out in search of~ what ho was persuaded was a 'richer Cali fornia, lying unsuspected under' A'^stra-^ lian skies. — 'Life.' ? , ''-_;' After liinuldo went up in the balloon last Saturday, and when he reached terra firma, ho was met in the- l'roprietary Bam Paddock by a small boy, who gazed on him with eyes of. 'wonderment and surprise. Tho experience was' by no menus new to Hinaldo, but to tho small hoy it wan surpassing strange that anyone could land safely on earn liy such slender meaiuj. Th...
WEST AUSTRALIAN FINANCES. Treasurer's Budget Speech—A Very Small Surplus Anticipated. FURTHER TAXATION FORESHADOWED. PERTH, Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
WEST AUSTRALIAN FINANCES. Treasurer's Budget Speech— A Very Small Surplus Anticipated. FURTHER TAXATION FORESHADOWED. ['. Truth's.'' Special ? Service] PERTH, Tuesday Night. The Treasurer (Hon. Frank' Wilson) delivered his Budget Speech beforo tho -Legislative Assembly to night lie pu-,uiic-l an estimate tit the ie venue and cxptmdiuro for the current vcar, and hi , spculi \\a-- geneiall} op timistio in tone Tho Treasurer expected being ablo to square finances by reducing a portion of tho accumulated deficit which, on Juno JU, was £311,091. He anticipated receiving £2,093,206 from State revenue sources, and £697, 373 fiom tho Comn'omualth, making a total ot UJU(-57'- Ho pioposeJ. Government expendi ture was £338,903, which would leavo a small surplus for tho year of £9-12. 'J ho accumulated deficit, as anticipat ed, would be on Juno 30 next year, C210,1j2 Mi Wilson, on behalf of tho Gov ernment, -forecasted' n nolicv of.economv in the admmisli ition le thu imposition of tho Land and...
Mr. DELPRAT COUNSELS CALM. Interviewed for "Barrier Daily Truth," He Says "There is No Need for Consternation." HE HAS RESIGNED CHAIRMANSHIP OF MINE MANAGERS. PORT PIRIE, Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
[?] Interviewed for 'Barrier Daily Truth,' He Says 'There is No Need for Consternation.' !1[ HAS RESIGNED CHAIRMANSHIP OF MINE MANAGERS. [' Truth's ' Spcml Str\ ice ] ? S PORT PllUn, Tuesday Xight Mr Delprnt (General Manager of llie BioKcn Hill Propriciaij Mine) when seen to night, said tliat there is no need for constei nation regarding the position 1 he Piopiielmj w as ' p- eparsd to s'p the men 'of Broken Hill and Port Pin.1 as previously understood Port- Pine: will- receive ' attention' im mediatclj the I'rokcn Hill question n scttlej As\cd v\lnt tiuth there was in t'n run'oi about his lc-ignation, he said that he had lcsigncd tho Chaiimanslup of thu Mine Mnnagcis* A~sociation, but that woulcf rot make any difference lo l'i» meeting Uie men lie w is ehcei fully optimistic that all w_ould end wo'I / ' Mi Dolprat siiidvthat he had no intrn tion now, oi fin the distant future, of* rcaigJung the General Management of the Propnelarj Mine ' He would saj nothing as to the inten tion of...
BRIEF CABLES. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
BRIEF 'CABLES. LONDOXjdffuesda-s The Emperoi Trancis Joseph 'of Aus lua hat- btiongly nnpicsed the Mmistiy witli. the desire for a peaceful solutions of the Balkans tiouble Ilitheito the oflicials and newspapeis at Aieima, ex cept the i'len'denbiatt,' have received Sir Edward Giev's speech with diatribes against Great Biitam Mi Anarew Cainegie, in an aiticle in the December number of .'The Century,' suggests mat tne time lias: now come for Congics lo lntio'duce a tarifl foi lrvcniiL instead of a piotcctive tanfl He aigues tint Piotection is justified in new eountiics It is the only poliej i ailablu foi Canada and .iiibtialasia * The Czar, looking extremely well, made his lirst appearance in the stieeta of St. Petersburg yesterday .after an interval of several years. He attended /the Grand Duke Alexis's funeral, and walked behind the collin from the Nicholas sta tion to the fortress of St. Peter and Paul, .extraordinary .piecautions were taken for his safety.