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TELEPHONE WORRIES FATAL. ELECTRICAL ENGINEER SAYS TWO MEN HAVE ALREADY BEEN KILLED. MELBOURNE, Wednesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
TELEPHONE WORRIES FATAL. ? p_ ? ELECTRICAL ENGINEER . SAYS TWO MEN HAVE ALREADY* 'BEEN KILLED. [' Truth's 'I Special Service.] MELBOURNE, Wednesday Nighl. Giving evidence at the Postal Commis sion to-d.iy. Mr II. Jenvey, the Chief Elcctiical Engineer, «.aid that ^it was a 'mistake foi young opmatives to thinl. that speed in sending 'messages wur all important. Clearness and continuity was gieatly pH'feuible. lie complained that thp Seiviee was being oroi loaded with loutiue woik, and said that he and his , subordinates wee tenibly oyei -worked in tins lespcet, and wpieiieceiving public abuse , instead of ?credit. '. -Telephone .vonioo, he. claimed, had al ready killed two men — one in Melbourne, ^undone in Sydney
PORT PIRIE ACTIVE. ORGANISATION BY TOM MANN PROCEEDING VIGOROUSLY. PORT PIRIE, Wednesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
PORT PIRIE ACTIVE. ORGANISATION BY TOM MANN PROCEEDING VIGOROUSLY. ['' Truth's ' Special Service.] POUT PI1UE,' Wednesday Night. Laboi matters at the lion Knob are in a. highly satisfactory state. All the available men arc em oiled there. Mr. Tom Mann addressed laigc, meet ings of the men on Satin day and Mon day nights at 1'oit Pine, lie leyiewed the latest developments in connection with the Conference. Matters at Poit Piiio aie still active, and Tom Mann is eniolling nearly all in' the various unions. A ballot id piocecding on the ques tion of six shifts a-week. The delegates chosen for the Confer ence are to nice* on xmusuay (tomor row) evening in order to draft the union's claims. A mooting was held at the A.W.A. rooms on Monday night, at which was fanned a Domestic Employees' Union. There weie (10 ladies piesont, as well as u number of prominent tr.ules union offi cials. Mr. Tom luimn was chaiimau, and ho lead a congratulatory letter fiom Miss Grace l-lummer, wishing the new u...
BANKRUPTCY. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
BANKRUPTCY. In the: inatter of the! insolvent estate of (1. 11. ltnt..ci ford, a, public cMimiiintiou of the creditor was held 'before Mr. Qriine, P.M., yesieiday mouiing. Pi om what the creditor c\prei-sod in tne Court, it would appear that he had handed over to his crcditora or thoir representatives a very fair .share of his earnings. His earnings weio only about £2 per week, and the expense of keeping his family something like £2 10s. per weoK. The '-' examination of: this unfortunate wa3 dedai cd elo-.cd. and how in the name of .conscience could, a man earning L'2 per week, with an expendi ture ot £2 10s., keep within bounds1? Tho'se who deal with this class of litiga tion, and in many cases those who re port them, aio in leceipt, by viituo of their vast e\perience ot sadness, which, combined witli their private incomes, which ^enable them to assist such needy cases. This is often done, and the world knows it iio t. It was not done in the ease instanced, and, whether it was need...
FALL OF 30 FEET. BRICKLAYERS' APPRENTICE FRACTURES HIS SPINE. SYDNEY, Wednesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
FALL OF 30 FEET. BRICKLAYERS' APPRENTICE FRACTURES HIS SPINE. ?[' Truth's ' Special-. Service] SYDNEY, Wedjiosday Night. Lcslio Taylor, aged 20,. a bricklayers apprentice-, fell a distance. of'lOOft. from a new building, which is in course of eonstructian in O'Connell Street to-day. He struck a heap of broken bricks . on tho ground, and his spine was frac tured, causing paralysis. Sevoral ribs woro also fractured, bssides many . othor injuries of an internal and external na ture. Taylor was conveyed .to tlio hos pital iii a critical'. condition, where he diod this afternoon;' ?
SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY. In the Protestant Hall last night tho Scientiric Society held a meeting, the chair being occupied by Mr. Davis, in tho absence of the piosident, Mi. Ciepp. There, was a largo attendance. Tlio principal papeY of the evening was that read by Mr. C. Costin o.i 'Iho Jligh Hlhcieney ot incandes cent ujainps. ' m ox-cning ins paper, Mr. Costm first gale a loview ol the early history of tile filament, and stated that the high oilic.cnyp* lamps and me tallic filament lamp., had become a synonymous term. Ho dealt .-with the commercial aspoct of tho metallic lilamcntVaud sl-.owoJ Jiow there was a gieat economic saving, al though they 'Iiaie n gse.iu initi.il tu-t. Ha dealt with the. aspjcU or the now lamp in connection w itn streot ligJiijiig,' lighting cf laigo stoics ior ad\enis:ng purposifi and geneitit house, lighling, ile nieiitiuiud ctuiiin diliieuliies that could be oicrciino in ccnneciion with theatio ligliting. I'lio speaker no\l ^.euL on to a rc ceiitly discovoic...
QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT. INSPECTION OF IMMIGRANTS TO BE MORE CAREFULLY PERFORMED. BRISBANE, Wednesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT. INSPECTION OF IMMIGRANTS TO - BE MORE CAREFULLY PER FORMED. ' ['Truth's,' Special Lei vice.] BRISBANE, Wednesday Niirht. In the Legislative Assembly to-day, m reply to Ml-. Hamilton, tho Premier (Mr. Kidston), said that nil immigrants brought out had lo undergo mdicnl in spection before they weie shipped from London. - Recently, lion-over, two persons li.i'l i boon ?.-; sent \ 'out; ? and ' their condition upon nrrival made it epiite evident Hint the medical inspection had been vciy carelessly carried out. Tho Agent-General had been instruct- I cd to see that the inspection bo more- I carefully performed in tho future. I Tlio bill to amend the Land Act vvns I road for the first time. 'I The debate on the no-confidonco mo- I tion was then resumed. I
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
BUSINESS NOTICES. » MRS. M. HECARTY, QOUTII BKOKEN HILL'; HOTEL1. WOItKEKS OF THE SOUTH . Will Pml this Iho Piemier Houso for COOL BEER AND PURE LIQUORS.' (?32Cths:325 THIS /CENTENNIAL HOTEL ^?^ ' Is noted for its ' ACCOMMODATION FOR TRAVELLERS and tho QUALITY OF ITS LIQUOR..1' , CHARLIE WEBSTER,'' - , -fnoruiEroR. f ' BARRIER DAILY TRtTTli'' DELIVERY. Persons desiring onr paper de livered to tlirtm will please or der from runnel s, oi' leave their names and addressed nfc tlio ollico. It is not true that any person has been gircn a monop oly for selling ' Truth ' in any district. If your paper fa iiot delivered satisfactorily, plcnao . let ub know.
ADELAIDE SHARE MARKET. ADELAIDE, Wednesday. Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
ADELAIDE SHARE MARKET. ADELAIDE, Wednesday Night. _ Dettmer and Rischbielh (per J. O. Klcinhamraci) supply the following latest quotations on 'Ohange to-day: — Propiictiiiy, sales 40/. Block 14 (prer.), b. 12/0. _ British (old), sales 17/1%. Uiitish (new), l-. 10/ Junctions,.!): 2/'.). fcoutns (p.iid), b. 71/0. Souths (con.), b. 00/. lJIoek 10, b. 0J/0. South Blocks, b. 23/. Junction Ttartlis, 22/& ' O. K. sales .3/2. Wallaioos. sale? 30/0. iJnmpuons, sales 10/0. Zinc C'oipoiation, b. 3/8. — ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
BUSINESS NOTICES. DO YOU KNOW WHY ^^SS^^^^SSSSSSS^m^^S3SSSS^^i^^SS!3i^^^^E ESEEF3331 B2iSEESSE!KEZSSi3SS LKTW/M ASE LEADING IRONMONGERS. £&ffi , I'liCAUSE WE are BANG UP-TO-DATE. The result being YOU CAN ^ffiv-vi^*1- PROCURE everything a well-appoinleil Ironmongery EstabHshment should /\ £p^. \[J'*-ff- supply. We have BUILDING MATERIALS of every description. You ((/ CN^^W'''-wf$?\-L- w'^ ^c amply repaid if you get our prices before purchasing elsewhere !-._ ; ^SCS-i-']^-^-^ we can— ? ? '.'?'''. ^a|WOT _ SUPPLY YOU WQTII GUNS- AMD AMMUNITION. ALSO ICK CHESTS, 'I.C.' FREEZERS, CANVAS v/aTER COOLERS A.ND FILTERS, FLY WCRE, SCREEN'DOORS AND WINDOWS. GARDEN HOSE AND EVERY OTHER REQUISITE FOR THE SUMMER. ' We -ate uow unpacking a FINE ASSORTMENT ol HOUSEHOLD,. CROCKERY AND i GLASSWARE. Prices ar« Bsdrock, Suspectioi^ Invited. -. —TRUTH WILL, EVER PREVAIL. ? i SHIRTS THAT ARE COMFORTABLE AND SOFT TO WEAR, AND YET LOOK SMART AND PRESEH7A3LE AT ANY TIME. That's tho liinii of SHIRTS w...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. LONDON SHARE MARKET. [Reuter's Service.] LONDON. Wednesday [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
MINING INTELLIGENCE. -. . — -* ? LONDON SHARE MARKET. [Router's Set vice.] LONDON. Wednesday. The following quolaCionswcro miido an ?(Jliiinge to-day : — Block 10, bales 02/C. Xoitlis, sales SO/Ii. Souths, sales 72/15. ADELAIDE, Wednesday. - DeLtmer and Rischbieth ipcr J. C. Klcinhammcr) supply the latest London nhiire quotations, under''' date November 25, as follow : — l'roprietai y, 1). 3'J/O. , - Block 10, b. C2/li. (Souths (paid), b.-72/U. South Blocks, 1). 22/0. Noitlis, b. 50/0. ' _ Unallers, b. 8/3. Main Reefs, D. 0/li. Hannan Stars, b. 0/0. Golden Links, b. 5/i). - ' The market opened dull, and closed niueu weaker IIirii that of the previous day.
HOTEL PROPRIETARY CHANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
HOTEL PROPRIETARY CHANCE. Mr. Tom Burrows, for so mo yearn with Mr. Jack Harris at tho Theatre lioyal Hotel, has, in conjunction with Mr. James 15. Crawford, vvoll-kiiown nt White Cliffs, taken over tho Athletic Club Hotel, LDiiult Street, from Jlr. Gordon Miller. Both gentlemen have a large number of acquaintances, and their venture should be a success.
EMPIRE HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
EMPIRE HALL. There was a fair attendance, dospita tho hot weather, .at tlio Einpiro Hall lust night. Miss lully Stanley's pleas ing ballads woro again much appre ciated, as was Bort Thomas' tuneful vocalisation. Tho humorosuies of Goo. Pagdon, as of yore, readily found favor ivhilo tho neat dancing and clovor coon specialities of Blutch Jones vvoio a marked featuro of tho programmo. A word of praise, must bo bestowed on ivy.JjeBJio sseno items, : which lvoro well received by the audience, and tho bio ram was again to tho foro with soino sow and lemarkably clear pictuics. On Saturday next, at the Theatre ltovil, tvio old-establisliod Barrier favorites will make- a ro-appearaiice- in tlio jx-r- -soiis 01 Lyhi Tlio:ii])son, Hie talented descriptive singer, and Charles Mark, tlie popular balladist. Another jievv nor will be, Cecil Jones, a comcdi.111 of roputo. Mr. Los.Haywai-d, tlio pro yiiotor, has asked us to again empha sise that tho company appear at the Theatre Royal on Saturday a...
AMUSEMENTS. SAYERS' ALL STARS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
?AMUSEMENTS. SAVERS' ALL STARS. .The temperature! last night was not conducive to big attendances at any l,ul open 1111 functions, hut, di spiii this, the Cijstul Uhcatie win well (dim uy ]t demonstiuuve and appieuauvc audience. J^oonaru Xelson again piovul the pus HCbSOi of a biiotle magnetism 01 grum drawing povvci his catch} songs in each instance being nnimlj uppl mded, (li,. audience evincing an msatiabn 'Oliver 1 Twisf'-liive demand for more. Kotwith- I standing the ti}ing tliinatic ('nditions. I Mr Nelson gonciousl} lesponded. I Bovis and Darle}'s elevtr matrimonial I sketch should be able to 11111 for an in- I dcllnite penod, judging b\ its reception i 'asl night Mr Bovis is undoubudlv clevei and onginal , Miss Dm ley is ar tistic to thu finger lips, and given their valuable interpretation, thu sketch stands.out among its kind as one of ex- I coptionally witty and humorous nature. lhe Chiton Hi others' Koman ring act] Aithui Moilc}'s foiccful vocilism, anil C'has Nu}lor's ji...
GOOD TEMPLARS LODGE. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
, GOOD TEMPLARS: LODGE. The usual weekly meeting of the C.O.G.T.. Star of the Peace Lodge, Xo. !)32, was held in the' l'voto&lant Hall la: t night, there being a fairly representative i gathering. ' fc i-ro. C. T. Gordon occupied the chair, and, after tlie general business ot the meeting had been transacted, thu item on the syllabus, magazine Night,' «as submitted. . I Some very interesting paper.-, were read, amongst which was one written bi Bro C. S. Tomkins, hi which lie draft I with the great victory gained in Xw Zealand, and also strongly urging nil workers in tne 'cause of tempeiante to see that tneir nanius vvoru on tlie roll. Jv.D. Bro. Muir also read an article 011 the -otter working of the Lodge, anil in it ho gave many points which should tend lo ameliorate the Order. Other papers were read by Sis,ter Fid ler, and Bros. JSniery and Bohn. M the conclusion a heaarty vote of thanks was proposed by the chairman to tlio.-tc who had contributed to the even ing's amuseme...
DRAUGHTS TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 26 November 1908
DRAUGHTS TOURNAMENT. The second of a series of draughts tournaments, promoted by tlie Broken Hill Draughts' 'Association was held in the Town Hall last night. Teams wore picked from tlie members of the Draughts' Association, who were present and were captained by alcssi-s. Kemp and O'JJea. Rome very interesting games. which prave rise to several problems wore put up, and at the conclusion of the tourna ment Kemp's team were successful in defeating their opponents bv 131/. points to 10M... ' ' The following , is tlio * result of the play:—' ? -, ? O'Dea's Toam. Kemp's Team. ftfe. I 1'ts. J. Vo.. ..-? I ? fi.- Kemp ? ? -. . ;) — O'Dea . U J. A. M. Shelley 1 T. (_ii.,son . . 3 J. Shaddock .'. 1 1°. .(. Banniganl — Stevens :s \j. Hoberts.. ly, — Bralcy . '--/.. — Smitlj, . . 1 I — Hamilton :l ' Total .. 10'/.. I Total .. 13'/. The next' match will be held a foi t' nigla hence, December, 8th.
THE BRITISH NAVY. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
THE BRITISH NAVY. Mr. H. C. Lee, inquiring into tho two-Fowler standard of the British Navy in tho IIouso of Commons, ask ed whether tho Government meant tho next two strongest Powers, whichever and where-ever they were. Mr. Asquith (Pnmo Minister) re plied: 'Under nil existing and fore seen conditions I ^think that is so.' Ho added: 'Our dominating considera tion is to maintain our superiority at seii. The two-Power standard is a workablo formula to that end '
TEA IN THE CLOUDS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
rEA IN THE CLOUDS.. Who amongst Broken Hill residents, after reading about what can be done ;in balloons, and after seeing the ascent on the .Western Oval to-day, will question tlie statement tluit afternoon tea in the clouds promises to. become a popular func tion with the fashionable 'sportswo- men' of . Paris ? There are at least. 00 ladies in' the capital, who make occasion al aerial excursions, the more daring by themselves, ihe others accompanied by their .husbands. So attractive has ballooning become that . a new aeronautical society, the Femina Ciub Aeronaut ique, has just been founded. Its object is to organise trips in the clouds, and the membership is con fined to, wonten. , . Among the best-known aeronauts in France is Mine. Sureouf, wife of the dis tinguished engineer. She hns.a long re cord of ascents to her credit, aiid has i travelled many hundreds of miles in the air in all sorts of weather. When friends call upon her, Madame Sureouf frequently takes , them . for ai...
LOVE AND MADNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
V XOVEr AND . MADNESS. The 'Eclair' has : for some time been consulting. proMineutmen^n . the. nindic.al profession on the. grave problcn^' wjtct;her love can. leid ;to .jtia^ess.^vi.^r^'B^and says emphatically, Vi^ve; never, .leads to madness.' Dr. Berilloii' says .-i ' diBr. Unction must be made; there fire t\yo kinds of madness,, incurable , anii:. tran sitory; and it is to tlie latter (orm thiit love may lead. The consensus of opinion appears to be contrary to Dr. Briaiici'fi theory. Most of the great alienists hold that love, which in itself is transitory madness, sometimes curable, onen in curaule. Dr. Voisin, of t.ic famous Sal petriere Hospital, supoprts this view. 'It ia a very- detente question,' he says. 'Love has many aspects. Tliero is ideal love; there is animal love; but however you take it, real love, violent love, is a passion — that is to sav, a malady; and it intense passion is tliwart ed, and a person be predisposed by birth and temperament to feel acutely the de...
AUSTRALIANS AND THEIR SAVINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
AUSTRALIANS AND THEIR SAV INGS. A return presented to tho Postal Commission by Mr. Whitton, chief clerk in the Federal Audit Oflico, showed that in the Commonwealth tliero were in 1907 1,327,398 Savings Bank depositors, with £46,050,208 to their credit. Tho average was £34 13s. lOd. Ill England and Wales the averago was £14 10s. 3d. ; in Scotland, £12 16s. Id. ; in Ire land, £20 2s. 7d. In New South Wales there wore 421,028 depositors, £17,530, 156 on deposit, with an average of £41 lis. Tlie avorage deposit in Victoria was £26 5s., in Queensland £49 12s., in South Australia £37 15s. 8d., in West Australia £42 10s. 10d., and in Tasmania £27 8s. 4d