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OUR ONLY INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
OUR ONLY INDUSTRY. (Reprinted fiom '.'Harrier Tiutli' of November 1st, 1901.) Mining is practically our only 'indus try. Jr thafwero to collapse locally it would entaij ^tlic collapse ot the town. Everything, thcrefoie, that eiteets the industry intimately concerns every icsi dent I1010. The aveiage man does not &eo this, or, li ho does, ho doesn't act on it. ^ , .'J'hero is much speculation as to the ?piospcct of a. strike, in tho near hilme. 'JL'liat conditions exist that may easily, lead to a stnko cannot bo denied. The (Amliiict .system, as- uinied out locally, is an insult to tho intelligence ol 11k; town ami a monaco to its prospeiity. .Men can't bo expected to woi k on quiet ly lor loss than a, living wage. This system would, all things being equal, uo .ampio. justification lor a strike. Then tho lefusal of tho management to recogniso i,ho union is inexcusable.' It tho directois weie ahvo to their own inteiests they would not merely recog niso tho association, but wou...
ADVERTISING BROKEN HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
ADVERTISING BROKEN' HILL. 'Mr.- , W. Jj'ranklyn ttarielt, the cupablo cinematographic photographer and operator connected'* with tho All Star Company, has boon busily engaged dining the last month securing animat ed 'views of tho Bioken Hill mining industry. In addition to some capital pictures of the many suifacc operations, I'ort Pino has been visited by Mr. Uarrott, where several moving pictuies wove seemed of tho various branches of work at tho smeltcis. Thoso in oludo some really capital pictuies of thb; Carmichael-liradford process in operation; tho protracted separation of metals in the refinery; tho drawing of the . furnuccs ; a long chain of horse pots filleil with slag, and many other' intoiestius ioatuies. .Mr: Barrett says that ho has se cured some 1C00 or 1700 foot of- reliable viows, which, when developed, will be shown hero, and then forwarded to England to tho notable firm of ex perts for whom he is operating. These pictures should form an exceptionally attractive se...
A RED TAPE STYLE OF ARRANGING RESUMPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
A RED TAPE STYLE OF ARRANG ING RESUMPTION. In order to lemovo any misapprehen sion which may j nave occuricd tlnough statements which have appealed in some sections of tho press as to when tho Peel JRrivor lands resumed by tho Government for closer settlement pui poso.s will bo' mado available for settle ment, the Minister for Lands explains that althouirh all donai tmnntnl nnttnn as regards the 21G tarms into which the resumed lands aro to bo subdivided will bo completed by tho end of tho piesont year, it will be impossible to mako the farms availablo for applica tions until tho appeal, whicli tho ow nei s of tho estate h.-uo lodged against the Advisojy Jioaid's valuation, has been heard by the Appeal Court, as lie actual amount which tho owners aro to bo paid must bo determined befoio tho capital values of tho closer settle Itiftiiiv -'ii'iiic'lfion l\r\'' fiT-j*i/7 1 , The .Department says that it fully recognises, tho impoitanco of making the land available at the earliest pos s...
WADE'S COERCION ACT. WHY IS A LOCK-OUT FINED £25 AND A STRIKE INVOLVES A FINE OF £1000? (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
WADE'S COERCION ACT. ♦ ? WHY IS A LOCK-OUT FINED £25 AND A STRISCE' INVOLVES , - A FINE OF £1000? (To the Editor.) * j Sir,— £1000 penalty -for tho word 'strike,'.' and £25 penalty for tho word 'look-out.' Such* aro tho, terms of Wade's ludustiial Disputes Act. 'The word 'strike' is interpreted to moan as applied to the workers, while Hie word 'lock-out' is inteipreted to mean lo apply lo the employers, in Wade's Act. Now, Mr. Editor, I would like to offer a fow suggestions that would have tho effect of making Wado's Cocicion Act kill itself. In the first place, we, tho wbikers ui uiuuJiD, uiu iiuu. hum , iivi :ui:vui nviu, married to tho.. word 'strike,' and under Wado's. Act we, the woikors, must not claim 'it as applying -to us, and now and for the fuluie L would pro pose dropping tho word 'striko' ~iri .til our speeches and meetings, and sub-1 stituting in all our meetings and speeches tho woids 'to prevent a lock out.' ? Talw, far example, our 'union dele gates to the last and ...
MILK TREATMENT FOR OBESITY. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
;.UT,K TKBATMKXT TOR OlJESITV. Dr. l'\ M'oritzk rccoiheiunds an' ox elu'sivoly milk'' diet for; 1 educing fat. Its advantages, according 'to ' the 'British Medical Journal,' are its simplicity and the' absence of 'hunger and thirst and of nil link. , Uis heaviest patient was n man who weighed'133.5 kilos '(thai is, about 21st. 4 Ib.), while his height was 17!) cm. (that is, 3, ft. 8 in.). 'Ilia nor mal weiglit ?was 1 taken at, 73.5 kilos, so that he weighed 'S3 percent, too much. lie was given two'-Iicrcs ot milk per 'day i (that i-S 3% pints). In 81 days, during which hu whb able'to perform Ms usual duties, which were' by no moans light, he was reduced by 21 kilos (that is, 8 at y lb.). Ilia iicait had given him much' trobulo bcfoie hto course, but no symptoms were observed dur ing it. Allowing for homfi meat -which was taken at one time, and for tha loss of water, (ubtimated at butwocn 20 and 30 per cent.), the, doctor calculates that the patient lost 0707 giams of puro fat.
TO-DAY'S BALLOON ASCENT. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
TO-DAY'S BALLOON ASCENT. This afternoon, at tJlio Western Oval, tho second and final of the bal loon ascents promoted by Messrs. Wilk inson and Co., will take place, for which groat pioparations havo been made. Tho jfayor (Aldorinan J . H . lvey) has kindly consented to light tho necessary tiro to inflate t'ho monster 'Kinc Ed ward VII.' balloon. ''Ihe King Ed ward,' lomarked Mr. lieobo, 'is the largest and host hot air exhibition bal loon in tho world. It has made a com plete tour ot the globe, and has made ascents in i'larice, Belgium, tho Uni ted Kingdom, Ameiica, Canada, and Austiali.i, and we usaurt wilhoul fear of contradiction that it has been seen by moio people than any other similar displays havo diann.' 'It is quito possible,' intoi-jected Mr. Munn, 'that we may give a double ascent for tho final display, but a3 this is a matter of considerably increased expenditure, it will not bo decided on till the last mo ment.' ' Anangemonts havo also been made willi Hie public schoo...
STEPHENS MUD RESERVOIR. CHALLENGE TO MR. SWINBURNE BY ONE WHO KNOWS THE FILTHY STATE OF THE CREEK. WHY THE WEIR IS TO BE RAISED. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
STEPHENS MUD BESEIMB. CHALLENGE TO MR. SWINBURNE BY ONE WHO KNOWS THE FILTHY STATE OF THE CREEK. WHY THE WEIR IS 10 BE RAISED. To tho Editor. Sir,— In .your paper dated -November 20th, I notice Miv..Swiuburuo distinct ly states tho silt in Stephens Crock is only' in tho deeper parts. Katsl Seven years ago a party consisting ot Mr. George Abbott, loreman of mech anics, Mr. Jacoman, ol liroken Hill, and myself visited tho reservoir when thero was only a iuw weeks' water thero, and for. moro than a mile in to tho Hat ba'siii of tlio reservoir Mr. Abbott measured the silt, over 3 .foot to 4 feet in ordinary places. 1 claim to know the site of the rosorvoir hotter than Mr.' Swinburne. I camped en tho yeiy spot whore the reservoir is now situated in 188-1, with a mob of cattle. I was1 at tho con struction of tho -weir, and. havo been ii oDiislant visitor for the past 10 ycais. 1 was tlioro when fairly deep channels and small creeks weio l mining wes terly or towards -the concrete woir. Th...
JOHN VANE. True Story of Bushranging. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
CJ- Trye Story of Bushranging. .; Boins a true narrative of his carocr — illustrative of varied phases of coun try life fifty ycar3 ago— in wh ich his oxisoriencos as busli bay, gold oeokor, cattle staalor, and a incmbor of the notorious gang of bush i-angars loci by Bon Hall, which tsrrorised tho countryside in tho early slxtloB, aro faithfully doplctcd. (All Rights Reserved by 'Barrier Daily Truth.'), I CHAPTER A in I .CIIASIXf! AND BEING CIIASnD ? I ? y I Not wishing .igam to incut the poll' e, I nlio donl)tloss imagined Unit I (Uo-ri- I SOnj li id lclmneil to Com in lift'1 my I uiisucLi ^--.fiil M-aic.h foi tho lost bulloc'-s. I iuinnimd nuieth^for scwi.il tlajsiinionj I the hills wIipio 1 had a little luUentuii! I worth recording. 1 . had,- uhdci takeii to 1 ''lirenk in' u yoiing :. horse—for a frieii'l, I ami after riding him during the day, had I turned him out hobbled in' the bii'sh 'war I Millpost Creek. In the-, morning, ho.v I ever, lie was nowhere to be found, ti'id I I ...
STRAY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
STRAY KQTE8. (liy 'Meanderer.') Ono of Wade's notorious Fifty uiade himself conspicuous by his bumptious tactics during the progress oi the cricket, match. Commercials v. Police, last week. Evidently his captain wanted to get rid of him early, and sent him in first man to open the. 'Hot Stuff's' battinir ac count. .With conhdmg air he look-block, carefully ', examined his bit of willow, which seemed ridiculously I'rail and deli cati? in his capacious '?diunk gi ab'-..-r-V then, with ginndilouuent air took olF his lint and emefully swept a tow bits of, rhodonite and olhei tulle;, from the batting crease. T he signa. was given to play, and Johnny Hot Stuff clung to his bat awkwardly. The demon bowler was about to. deliver one out of- the- box, when John Hop signalled he wua 'not quite ready— a Hide ily was on the mat ting in front of him, gu;:i7i!f irl piofoilnd amazement at his huge 'Triioys.' ^'Jy murdered, the first ball was delivered, and hit his bat 'a resounding whack. Johnny lo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
. CURE FOR A RED NOSE. An unusual action was called on in the County -Court, Melbourne;'-.' before Judge Bo\. Plaintiff was AValter Thorn ton, who described himself as a lire en gineer, of Borirko r Stieet, -^lelbourne ; and defendant was Helena llubinstein ami Co., of the A u.a/c Institute, Collins Stieet. The statement of claim Hhowed tlial' plaint iff -.demanded £150 damages because of. alleged negligent treatment. On 12th ?September phiiulill' had, his nose treated by oeitain electrical appliances, with the \iow of reducing the lednesi ; but, according to his contention, the in ?truments were in a septic state, and a ?uppuralive condition followed. On behalf of plaintiff an adjoin nnient wn« asked for, on the ground that Dr. Kent Hughes, who was a material wit ness, was absent in Western Australia. Eventually the ease was adjourned by his Honor, on condition that plaintiff should pay the costs of the day. TOOTHSOME JOINTS, APPETISINC SMALL COODS . Aro always obtainable at TCI II...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
BnlHflBflRBfHn 1000 More Parachutes ?? QnllfliflltO !li I mill 11^ One Given to Every Purchaser 'at 11^1 i iiiii^ IliilfiJSlil WEDNESDAY MORNIHB. THE BIG STORE. WEDNESDAY M0HSIN6. UUiIHIllIiO Prices Lower than Ever. Here are a Few Quotes. LADIES' CAMBRIC COSTUMES, DARK AND LIGHT, with LINEN COLLARS, NOW 3/11 COMPLETE. 1,000 LADIES' COTTON VESTS, in PINK and FAWN, 3id. EACH. LADIES' WHITE RIBBON COR SETS, TO CLEAR,!/ PAIR. 103 LADIES' H.S. HANDKER CHIEFS, 1/ DOZEN. CHOICE LOT Op LEATHER BELTS, ALL COLORS, 1/, 1/8, 1/11, 2/6. Your Pick for 6c!. oacli. COLD FLORAL RIBBONS, 1/11 and 2/6, for 1/ Yard. BLACK ALPACA DRESS COODS, 3/6 YARD J NOW 1/11. 20 NEW SHADES NUNS' VEILINC, .7 YARD. LOVELY FANCY DRESS VOILES at STRIKE PRICES. 50-INCH CREAM LINEN TABLE DAMASK, 8Jd. YARD. SI-INCH WHITE TWILL SHEET ING, 8}d. YARD. LACE CURTAINS, 1/ PAIR. 7 V/HITE TENNIS SHIRTS, all Sizes, 1/6 EACH. AUSTRALIAN ALL-WOOL FLAN-i NELS, 1/11 EACH. I BLACK CASHMERE SOCKS, |,| PAIR j NOW 6d. PAIR. I STRONG DARK W...
POST AND TELEGRAPH DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
POST AND TELECRAPH DEPART MENT. The following notification re Broken Bui oHiei'H, etc., appear in the latest is sue of the ''Govprnment dinette': — 'W. 0. 1'Iunkett, postal assistant, Bio ken Hill ;' period of probation extended three months from 3UUi July, IjQS.' 'Thomas Charles Trdease, telegraph messenger, Railway Town, on probation; appointment eonlirmeil.' Attention is ivlho directed to the in vitation of lenaeis for 'the delivery of postal parcels in Bioken Hill, which are returnable 'at the General Poal-ollicc on the 9th of next month.
AUCTION SALE AT RAILWAY TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
V t AUCTION SALE1 AT RAILWAY ? . TOWN. ** Mr. A. II. Middleton, the woll-lcnown auctioneer, who is conducting the big salo of Mr. J. 11. Rowo's itock, -.11 Railway Town, lepoits that bidding on Monday and yesterday was very spirit ed, good prices being secuied f or »lhu various lines. 'Of course,' said Mr. Mirirlin+nti.' 'tlin Rnlpsmnn who 'says ho always gets good pi ices is a fool, hut although some lines are practically sacrificed, prices on tho averago are panniii'' out well. Yesterday and Mon day,' 6,aid Mr. Middloton, , in icsponse to an inquny, 1-1 sold nothing out groceries, hut to-morrow (Wednesday) 1 shall endeavor to dispose of tho plant and ironmongery, reserving the boot and drapery stock for Thursday and Friday, the last two days of tho sale.' ''I bupposc the principal bidders aie small shopkeopei-. 1' was tho next query. 'On the contiary,' lcpliod tho popu lar hammcr-woilder, 'the stuff is be ing sold in small retail lots to work ing men's wives principally, who are e...
Small Debts Court. TUESDAY—Before Mr. J. MeKensey, S.M. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
Small Debts Court. TUESDAY-r-Beforo Mr. .1. AIcKensey, - S.M. A largo number of small debts cases wole dealt with, and the- majority of the summons issued -were by direction of the B. IT. Municipal. Council. ' _ ' The- following' is-; i\ jmmnuiry, ,of, the business dealt' with ':— '* :- .' ; ? r W. K. Thomas v. Uookley,-»iiul W. HI Xaiin and Co., v. McCauley. Claims not supported, and cades struck 'out: . Municinalilv of Broken Ilill'v.. the' fol lowing, who cntoied no appeal aiice^,- ver dicts were rccoidcd'in each case, with costs against each 'defendant, 'for the amount claimed,:— John Casny, £1/5/0; llv. Hauling, £1/10/11 ;? Mary Ander son, .C11.5/U ! W. Wakelin,' £2/1/1 ; S. McUann, 0/8 :,R.~ A.^ Andrews,1 12/1 . Geo. Carrig,- £1/18/5'; 'Frank .White. £2/14/7; , Rosey.1, White', 18/2';--'Jas. Rowe, £1/18/0 ; ? Geo. , Snell,-. £1/2'; Amelia Armsiroiig; '10/8. ' , ?*'-?.', Mrs. Jane Percy 'claimed 'from IJ.'But Irrflcld the sum of r,-£3/lQ. for money lent, rent, etc.', A verdict ...
I.O.R. PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
I.O.R. PICNIC. On December 2 r.oxt tho children of tho combined I.OrR. tours and a, good many of tho adult members will jour ney to Silverton by a special train for tho purposo of' holding tho annual chil dren's picnic. -In piovious years tho function has been largely attended, aud this year promises to uo no cxeejiiiiuii lu uum i mu, as already a large number connected with thio order, both male, femalo, and juvonilo branches, have signified their intention of making tho trip. A long programme of children's sports will be carried ijsat tin connection with- tiro picnic.
NEWS AND NOTES. Business at Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
[?] Business at Sydney. A good many town's affairs need at toiUon at Sydney, apart from the prin cipal work 'which is taking the Mayor Mire.' At Melbourne it will, be 'possible W bee in operation the smoke consum ing apparatus which the Electi ioity Com mittee is disposed to order to cure its soot-belching chimney, and the opinions of city engineers can be secured -as to uns, anaoiner piuenls. , Tlieautliorities in Biipreme control of our street trams will have the intolerable nuisance oaused by 1 lie tram engines brought under their notice, and a provisional offer can be submitted - for ' supplying current ? if the Department decides to eloctiify the ser vice Mr. Josiah Thomas will be seen as to -the need for pushing on with the telephone to the Pinnacles. ? Tt should be possible to expedite the loitn of .£0.000 ; an Adelaide firm is prepared to advance the 'money at 5 per cent, for nn extended period, and nothing 'slancls in the way except formalities in Sydney. Grants from the Go...
THE SPORTING WORLD. TUFTS OF TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
' THE SPORTING ?WORLD. (By ' GRAND FLANEUR.',1) TUFTS OF TURF. Tho Morphcttvillo trainer, S. Brock, has taken in hand tho 3-ycar-old Clios llton colt Ruparj, who lias boon en joying a coiiplo of months' holiday. Another addition to his string is the threo-venr old iillj Celerity, by Lord That consistent horse, Woorooma, from Bradfiold's stables, has been turn ed out for a spell. Tlio ciack American jockey, J. Not tor, has boon restricted from riding for some time. He is under contract to J. R. Kceno. M. J. Hayes, tho Sydney jockey, who lost the ride on Lord Nolan in the Melbourne Cup because ho could not get down to tho weight, is at_ present riding in Brisbane, whero ho is meet ing with a fair amount oi success. -?It is reported that Post Town's spell is to bo of a lengthy duration, for it -is stated ho will not resume training till next winter. Dumont has resumed training at Rosehill, and is to bo given another try on tho turf. Dumont, who is now an 8-year-old, holds tho Australas...
CAPITALISTS V. LABOR PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 25 November 1908
CAPITALISTS V. LABOR PRESS. Au Anglo-German working men's Peace Demonstration took place in Ber lin, Germany, on Sunday, September 20. A large deputation was present from Great Britain, aiid presented an address on the subject of war. Amongst other things, the document said : — ' To-day the most powerful agency for evil is that portion of the press which is owned and controlled by unprincipled capital ists, and we are pained ai the frequent attempts of these journals to create strife between your country and ours. But we assure you that these sinister j attempts are neither prompted nor en dorsed by the workers of Britain.' The address, after pointing out that in past wars the masses paid and fought, while the interested classes reaped tho benefit of their insensate -folly, proceeded: — ' Differing as many of us do in our pol itical, social, and religious opinions, we are united in believing that peace is not only the breath of life, but the first and indispensable condition of prog...