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DISEASED ANIMALS. HOW SALESMEN ARE AFFECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 January 1909
| DISEASED ANIMALS. HOW SALESMEN ARE AF F1GCT15D. Recently an influential deputation comprising ropresontativca of tho pas toral and agricultural interests of tho Stato waited upon the Hon. tlio Min ister -for "Mines, and brought under that gentlerian's notice certain un satisfactory and harsh features ot tho abovo Act.1* - As the complaints made by the de putation appear to involve serious in justice to a largo number of stock saJesmen, a representative of tins journal sought an intemow wlili Mr George Badgory, somor partner in the firm of Baigory Brothers, ot Castle reagh-stf.;3t, Sydney. Mr Badgory,'Wlnso experience as a stock salesman entitles Inm to no hoard with respect on tho subject, pre faced his remarks by tho declaration that the s-tock agont3 and owners had no desiro whatever to amend tho ex isting law, in so far as it was protective of the parity ol: Hie meut consumed by tho public, itathor Mere he, and tho others who comprised the deputa tion, acting morely- in self-de...
Who Would be a Crocer? [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 January 1909
Who Would ba a Crocor? "Ma-tvants two pounds of butter exactly liko what you sont last. If it ain't exactly liko that 8ho won't take it," said tho small boy. The grocer turned to his numerous customers and remarked blandly, "Somo peoplo in ?ny business don't like particular customers, but I do. It's my delight to servo them and got them what they want. ^ I will at tend to you in a moment, little boy.' "Bo sur«> to get tho samo kind," Raid the boy. 'A lot of pa's relations is visiting at our houso, and . ma doesn't want 'em to come again."
THE LADIES. USEFUL HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 January 1909
THE LADIES. USEFUL HINTS. If you arc shutting up your houpc and. going; away for a holiday it Is wlso to close all registers of grates,g to prevent birds from getting into the rooms. All woollen things should be washed before being put away Cor the summer.' Moths arc far moro likely to get Into a box where there are soiled things than Into one which contains nothing but clean things. At spring-cleaning time make it a rule to ruB over any books in light leather bindings with a flannel dipped In pow dered pumice-stone. It * removes all stains. . A sitting-room grate, if rubbed over, after fires are dono with, with a little furniture polish, and then well polished with a soft duster till* It shines, will, with an occasional dusting, look well all , through the summer. Potatoes'aro a wholesome food for children, but they need to be well mas ticated. "When a child haa a tendency to bolt food tt is best to have the pota ' toes mashed before serving. New pota toes are indigestible. When go...
DOCTRINE OF STEALING. MAGISTRATE WARNS HUNGRY MEN. AGAINST FOLLOWING POLITICIAN'S ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 January 1909
DOCTRINE OF STEALING. 'MAGISTRATE WARNS HUNGRY ' B1EN. ... AGAINST FOLLOWING POLITI CIAN'S ADVICE. " I hopo you will not think' that because a certain person in your dis -trict preuchi's tne doctrine of steal ing . bread' when ono is hungry that fbu . can , follow the advice with safety Thus the chairman of the West JJatu Court yesterday, October 24, when G'eorgo Aiurttn, 3d, a lighter* man, of Scott street, Canning1 Town, was charged with stealing two loaves of bread, valued, at Od, the property of Albert Arnold, a baker, of Portland road, Canning Town. The previous afternoon the prisonci went into ' Mr Arnold's shop, anil said, " Will you give me a lonf ol bread The prosecutor said he had no bread to give away, and the pri soner then said. "1 am going to take it, then.-" He took two loaves, and went out of the shop, but made no resistance when the prosecutor caught jjold of him and took him to the police'station. Constable'Shields, 717 K, said that while . at the police station th...
Finley Post Office. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 January 1909
Innley Post Office. Mails close at tlie Office as fol lows : Daily-For Sydney, T.P.O. south west, Narandera, Jerilderie arid Berrigatiy at 7 a.m. Train leaves at 7.35. Daily - For Melbourne and Tocumwal, at 8 a.m. Coach leaves at 8.30. For Deniliquin, on Mondays,' Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 7.30 p.m. Coach leaves at 8 p.m. For Pine Hills, Fridays only, at 7.30 p.m. For Jerilderie via Springfield, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Satur days, at 6.30 p.m. Coach leaves at 7 p.'®- >; ARRIVALS From Sydney, T.P.O. south west, Narandera, Jerilderie, and Berrigan, at 7.10 p.m. daily. " From Melbourne and Tocumwal, at 7 p.m. daily. From Deniliquin 011 Wednesdays, Fridays, at 12/30 a.m. O11 Sun day at 4 p.m. From Pine Hills, on Sundays, at 4 p.m. From Jerilderie, 011 Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 8.30 a.nj. M. W. CLIFFORD, Post Master. -
Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 January 1909
Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVAL, Berrigan, Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays, n a.m. Finley, daily at it a.m. Jerilderie, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, n a.m. Sydney, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at n a.m. and p.m. Tuppal Mai], Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Dcniliquin, Tuesdays and Fridays 5 p.m. Barooga and Mnlwala, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 9 p.m. Yarroweyali, Cobraui, Sumilt kah, Melbourne, daily at 3-40 p.m. DErAxTinuis, Barooga and MuKvala, Blondf.ys, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9 a.m. Finley and Sydney, daily 4 p-tn. Berrigan, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 4 p.m. Deniliquin, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, 6 a.m. ... Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, jfotirsr days, and Saturdays, at 6 a.nj. Y ar rowey ah, Cobrain, IT utnurkab and Melbourne, dailj- at 11.10 a.m. W; WAI^H, Post Master.
THE FATE OF THE CAT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 January 1909
THE FATE OF THE CAT. A small girl, lost at a popular plea s\ire resort, was kindly eared for at the policc station until her parents should bo found, Tho matron, en deavouring to Jieep the child content ed, had given her a candy cat, with which she played happily all day. At night the cat had disappeared, and tho matron inquired if it had been lost. "No," said the littlo maid. "I kep' it most all day. Hut thou it got so dirty I was 'shamed to look at it, BO I et it."* ! Few things are impossible to dili ! genco and skill.-Samuel Johnson.
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 January 1909
The Rainfall. The. following table shows in points the rainfall as recorded officially at the Fihley Post Office : 1899 I900 1901 .1902 . 1903 1904 1905 63 104 163 ? S6: 57 3ii 3° 140 50 63 165 57: 365 .124 245 324 .187 13 2 140, 44 25. . 15 . 30' 241 . 26' I32 165 242 I54 181 . 65 . "7' > 96 1 ?;i88 >'10 152 '32 : 113 -37 i'65 12 .384 6 55 186 ,'2.16 37 300 205 - 35 .283 I78 99 233 49 24 51 57 257 35 28", 20S 59 ?: 40 "241 , 10S 152 396 62 127 140 10 1906/ 1907 nil -S\ 5'9; 11 351 26o> 9P 29S 354 335 170 H3 .146. 24' 59. 10S 97 .17a; ;125 :J39: 67, . 39 211 127 I2-35 il.17-94 112.83 VH.90 i 18.38 114.95 I f'5-'?3 13.20
RUNNING A BUSINESS ECONOMICALLY. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 January 1909
RUNNING A BUSINESS ECONOMI CALLY. It been 1110 ncccssary % recently for , 0110 of tho largest businesses in* tbe country to materially reduco its run ning expenses. Tho task of reor ganising tlio business so as to eeono . iniso quickly was intrusted to tho ' business manager, a man who had guown up in tho employment of the company, occupying successively ono position after another Thoso who were familiar with tho orders issued to tho manager ^ looked for nn immediato reduction in tho working forco of thooflico and n.pos sible cutting of salaries for those who romained. Week after week passed, however, without any such steps be ing taken. Instead of seeking to retrench by looking after tho pounds expended by his-firm, tho manager devoted his en tire time to saving tho pennies. It was the "custoin of tho company to supply its employees with stationery. It was stopped. Many other appa rently trifling expensos wero curtail ed or stopped entirely. In every department tho manager sought o...
N.S.W. MANUFACTURES. THE PRINCE ALFRED PARK EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 January 1909
N.S.W. MANUFACTURES, THE PRINCE ALFRED PARK EXHllIUTiON. Ihero wcro several very lino exhi bits afc tho rem nt exhibition oi' manu factures in the &lt;»Ul Exhibition IJuild ing Princo Alfred Park, Sydney. Ivrbaps tho must interesting of tho oxhibits to our country readers wore tho following: - BANKS1 DISPLAY. A conspicuous and interesting fea ture of tlx) recant Lccal Uovenuuonb Exhibition was, undoubtedly, tho stall of John l).. iks and Son, Proprietary, Limited, and, in tho exhibition now under review, tho resourceful Pitt streot house again claimed a Jargo mea of tho visitors' interest. While ne cessarily net londing itself to pictu resque eifcct, tho "Danks' " stall sug gested a solid usefulness und wido range in regard to tho many commo dities that cn-kr into tho equipment and development particularly of couu tiy towns. To quote a Tew examples, theic wore'noticed on tho aiall speci mens of tho firm's manufacture, com prising brass-nrought ttoam' cocks, steam valves, ftr...
AUSTRALIAN TWEEDS FOR AUSTRALIANS. A PLEASING EXHIBIT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 January 1909
AUSTRALIAN TWEEDS FOB AUSTRALIANS. A l'LEASING EXHIBIT. J/ow of tho thoughtful thousands that viewed, from day to day, with evident appreciation, tho storlirtg and oxtonsivo exhibit of Vicars' Alarrick villo Twcctls, could havo restrained a feeling of patriotic prido in tho rotlec . fcion that tlieso beautiful fabrics, 0110 and all, wore manufactured within a few miles of Sydney city, from care fully selected Australian wools, with oxponsivo and modern machinery ope rated by skilled and experienced craftsmen. Wo know of no stall that command ed, throughout tho curroncy of tho big exhibition, greater attention and moro critical interest than that upon which wcro displayed tho latest pro ductions of tho great Alarrickvillo factory. From tho layman's point of view, closest Inspection of tho wido range of suitings and travelling rugs, in endless patterns, and - of varying textures, disclosed no dofecfc of quality or workmanship. These Mwrickvillo tweeds must pro-' snnt'ly bccome, owing ...
GRANT & COCKS (LIMITED). [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 January 1909
GRANT & COCKS (LIMITED). , Jj'GVV business people in this State are unaware of tho existence of this big house, while it is known to the public generally as having creditably carried out txh'o magnificent structural deco rations for tho visit of the American Fleet. In the beautiful, classically designed and chastely treated,, pavilion erec ted iji tho Sydney Domain (a photo graph of which appears in this pago), and the grouped Corinthian columns disposed along the routo of tho pro cession, tho firm succeeded in print ing its name upon tho public mind, . while in its extensive contracts with tho Government and City Council, it has established a reputation that can not bo enhanced by what is written here. At tho exhibition, the firm presen ted some ornate examples of its Abroua plaster coilings and corniccs, now in such great demand Our readers will appreciate tho unique advantages of this material, whifeu is an admirable expedient for keeping a houso cooi; practically indestr...
"LEST WE FORGET." COLLINS' DIARIES FOR 1909. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 15 January 1909
L.EST WE FORGET. COLLINS' DIARIES FOB 1000. The high reputation that lias been gained for tho above series of Diaries (published by Collins Bros. & Co.,- Ltd., Sydney) is, if possiblo, still further cnlmnccd by tho results achieved in tho latest editions for 1000. Tho series consists of a compendious Variety of styles and sizog, frojn tboBinallcst pockot diary to that gonornlly in uso in offices. Thoy can lo had with ono, two, three or seven days to" a pago, and as tho wholo series comprises upwards of 100 kinds, any possiblo requirements aro readily mot. Tho books arc turned out in a most finished way, and iii the ease of the Pocket Diaries, tho thin toughened p.^per is a special advan tago in many of tho numbers, making tho books particularly handy and convoniont for tho pocket. Tho specimens wo had an opportunity of inspecting, moro particularly in tho Pocket Diaries, ovidenco particular caro and workmanliko thought in thoic production, aud withal tho prices at which thoy...
AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURES Twenty Years Ago and Now. Franco British Exhibition and the Toxt. MR. 0. C. BEALE SPEAKS OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 15 January 1909
AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURES Twenty Years Ago and Now. Franco British Exhibition and tho : Toxt. MR. 0. C. BEALE SPEAKS OUT. "Twenty years ago Ausraha, but especially New South Wales, was tho happy hunting ground of foreign manufacturers, but to-day wo are reaching tho transition stage, in which tho people of the world are being shown that iho men nnd . women of this continent know what to do with their raw products." . * This was the text, though not the actual scntenec of Mr. 0. 0. lioale, cx-prosiclcnt of tho Associated Cham bers of Manufacturers, and a pro minent figuro at the late . Fraueo Hritish Exhibition, held at Shepherds I3ush, London, whou conversing with i pressman. -in . Ucferring to exhibitions held some twenty years ago in Sydney and Melbourne, Mr. 13ealc, who has just returned to Australia, said those were really shows of foroign manufactures. I The Australian manufacturer was so | discouraged that he took 110 part in the display. The result was that these foreign firms ...
Crushing Atonement. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 15 January 1909
Crushing Atonement.! An elephant while stnmpiug through tho jungle ouo (lay quite unintention ally stopped upon ft _ mother bird, crushing it to death. ' Hearing tho crios of tho littlo brood in tho bushes near by, ho sought out tho nest, and with a sympathetic sigh, said: "l'oor littlo things 1 l-'vo boon a mother myself. I'll keep ' you warm," and proceeded to sit,-upon tho i nest."-From Georgo TV "Lanigan's Fable, "Tho Kind-Hearted She-Elo phant."