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MT. MORGAN MINING DISASTER. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
MX. MORGAN MINING DISASTER. A well-known resident, of the Hill has received a letter, from Mount Morgan, Queensland, in which the following re ference to the recent disaster is made: — 'The awful accident in the 750ft. level has caused the greatest consternation in the town. -'o greatly is the shock felt that at the present time the. ma jority of the miners' wives dread tho ap proach of the hour for their men to go to work. They are going to have a thorough investigation into the cause of the accident, and your brother, as a practical miner, is subpoenaed to give evidence. He worked ill the very place that fell in, having, with a mate, takeri a contract, but the roof he considered very dangerous, and he became so ner vous at the continual creaking overhead that they threw up the contract a fort night before the accident. The man ager urged them to rr-:nain, as they were iua..iiig good money, but he refused to do so. When the accident occurred, however, he worked hard in the dan gero...
ODDFELLOWSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
'ODDFELLOWSHIP. I Tne fortnightly meeting of i,hc Loyal I Silver City Lodge, No. 157, MU. I.O.O.I'.. was held at Talc's Lodge-room Just night, the N.G., Bro. Wcstcott, presid ing. Dis. G,M., Bro. W. Revillc, pre sented tlic sicic visitors' report; which was received and adopted, and the . sum 01 five guineas voted as a donation to a brother who lias been 011 a sick-bed for some months. A presentation of a full suit of re galia suitable to his office was made by P.D.G.M.. Bro. J. S. Swninson to Past Grand Bro. ,S. .T. Smith. I11 making tho presentation, Bro. .Swninson dealt ' on the worthiness 'of the recipient, who briefly responded. One. new member was initiated and wel comed. A welcome was also extended to the visitors, which was responded to by .Bros. I'. G. Pound (Norwood), N. G. liarford (Railway Town), mid Isobbs (Harry Cox). The business of the Lodge was brought to a conclusion with tne propositions of several candidates for membership.'
DARLING RIVER WATER. THE MAYOR SAYS THE SCHEME IS HOPELESS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
DARLING RIVER WATER. THE MAYOR SAYS THE SCHEME IS HOPELESS. Mr. Ilogan, the chairman of directors of the Junction North, according to the statement of some who know him, holds that there will not be any per manent supply of water except that to be derived from the Darling River. When the Mayor (Aid. Ivey) was ques tioned with regard to this matter, be fore lie left for Sydney, by a repre sentative of this paper, ho said that he looked upon the Darling River water scheme idea as an impossibility. 'The initial cost,' he said, 'is so great that none would undertake it but tho Government, and tho present Govern ment- of this i-.nte is so anxious to shuffle off the responsibility that none expects it to do the work.' 'Would it not pay in conjunction with an irrigation scheme?' was asked. 'Oh, the Government is not energetic for an irrigation scliemc. Tho cost of tho Darling scheme would be prohibi tive. Two pumping stations, at least, would bo required. The returns would need to bo suffi...
ROBBERY AT THE NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
ROBBERY AT THE NORTH. .\Tohaim -BnrKe, a resident of Beryl StrcetiitN'orthi'Brokeii.; Hill,. has' reported to^the police that the sum of £17 had been stolen from his house some time during : Wednesday night. It- appears that Burke, / who : is 011 night Rluft, left for -worn, leaving the money . secreted beneath .the -floor, in some dirt, but . on his return -found that it had vanished. Tho .'.police- .have the matter 111 hand. , ,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
A GREAT SUFFERER Tried Many Medicines. 'There is no question of greater im portance to n community than health,' said Mr. George Alfred Willis, of No. 7 Bourke-street, Zetland, when recently engaged in conversation with a repor ter, 'for when that is lost matters remain at a standstill pending its re covery. That was my experience, at all events,' lie continued, 'for when I was taken ill some time bade. I was not able to get along at all.' 'Was your work of a laborious na ture, Mr. Willis''' 'Carpentering — not the easiest job on earth, you know; but if it had been quilldriving it would have been all tha same to me, as I had no energy what ever. As a matter of fact, X waB con fined to my bed, and tilings looked very blue, for I was getting no assistance from tho physic I was taking, and it seemed to me that X was a done man. I had read of Clements Tonic, and asked if I would give myself a last chanca with that remedy. A relative, who had used It, said yes, very emphatically, and sav...
THE INDUSTRIAL OUTLOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
THE INDUSTRIAL OUTLOOK. Business is dead. Employment is erratic. . General conditions aro un satisfactory. The happenings at. tho Conference on Wednesday night have not improved the outlook', and anything may occur. Tho withdrawal of tho Proprietary Mine from the Mine Managers' Asso ciation is somewhat enigmatical, and legion aro tlio deductions which can bo made from its action. It is not our purposo to draw any conclusions at this stage, or write anything which will in any way jeo pardise the efforts that aro being made in an entieavor to elfcct an amicable settlement. It is permissablo and necessary, however,' to review the position of af fairs as tliey stand to-day. Tho uiiions at tho first Conference made certain claims. These claims have been admitted on all sides to be rea sonable and moderate. Even tho mine managers, after the ilrst Confer-, cnco, could not resist expressing ' sat isfaction as to tho demeanor, etc., &o., The claims were taken to Melbourne, and there ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
AMUSEMENTS. CRYSTAL THEATRE. s Sayers' Ail Star Co. : , .1,-Five ?? New Artists To -Morrow NigHt, RAILWAY TOWN INSTITUTE. SUNDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 29. GRAND SACRED CONCERT ' bv BROKEN HILL BAND. VOCAL and INSTRUMENTAL ITEMS; Full Programme Saturday. ? . 332 AUCTION SALES.' - TO-DAY at 11. At- the- Store,' Cobalt Street, Railway ,. ?: Town. . ' CONTINUATION OF- ROWE'S SALE. boots' Soots. . boots, boots. '? boots, boots. - 'V boots, boots. DRAPERY. DRAPERY. ? DRAPERY. DRAPERY. . ? DRAPERY . Dl'A PERY . DRAPERY. DRAPERY. Also 2 Good BICYCLESJ, Ono GUN, and a RIFLE. Every Liue Without Reserve. ? A. H. MIDDLETON, AUCTIONEER. ,:: - - ? 331 - - TO-DAY at 2.30. On : tho Promises, Brazil Stroofc, opp. Sportsman's Arms, North Broken . Hill. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND EFFECTS. H. P. DUCHESS CHEST Under Instructions from Mr. Luxton. A. H. M1DDLETON Will soil by auction — . Double Bedstead, Spring, and Bedding H.P. Ducliess Chest, 3-drawer Washstand and Waro Linoleum, Curtains, and Blums 2 Tables, ...
PARENTS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
PARENTS' ASSOCIATION. A meeting of the Parents' Association, connected with the Xortu Broken Hill Public School, is to be held at that place to-night, at 8 o'clock. The chief item 011 the programme is a paper to be read 011 ' Homework ; how parents can assist. This subject has for a long time been a burning question 011 'the part of teach ers generally, and occupies ail important place 011 the school curriculum, hence, an unusual amount of interest will be at tached to the paper, which should prove instructive, especially to young teachers aiid parents.
FANCY PIGEON CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
FANCY PIGEON CLUB. The Broken Hill 1-ancy Pigeon Club, formed some four months ago, lor the purpose ?' of encouraging the importation, breeding, and improvement of iihe various strains ot tanev pigeons,' held its month ly show at the Club Rooms, Argent Street North. 011 Wednesday afternoon; r A large number ot birds were exhib ited, competition 111 most classes being keen. The officials were : — Patron, Mr. A. . Malthouse ; president, .Mr. J. Guidi ; judges, Messrs. J. Maxton; 11. 'Greaves, and It. J. Bishop; stewards, Messrs. F. Arthur and IL-L. Hammond;. and secre tary, .Mr. S.^McCartin.'.: .Prize winners were as follow : — . African yOwls (open , : cfttss)1.— White cockpit f Bishop, 1 , R Henwood, 2 White ,hpn, R...T. 'Bishop, -.1 and 2. - - - m African s- Owls-, (novice* . class). ^-Wlute cockyiH;, Greaves/ l- j R- .T: Bishop, :2 'and .1.- White lien, R. J.- Bishop,- 1 and 2. ?? .; English Owls (open class).— Any other color cock, II. L.- Hammond. 1 ;-.R. J. Bishop; -,i.- Any ot...
NEWS AND NOTES. Umberumberka Water Trust. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
NEWS AND NOTES. Umberumberka Water Trust. When seen by 11 ''Truth' representa tive yesterday, the acting-Mayor (Aid. llnili) said there were- 110. fresh develop ments in connection with the Water Trust. ''It was intended.'' sai'd His Worship, 'to convene a meeting' yester day, but owing to the conference, witn the mine managers aiid other fixtures it was deemed inadvisable. ill fact,' continued Mr. Biith, ''thefe is nothing to lie done until the exact intentions of the. Government are known. 1 inter viewed Mr. Wainwright this afternoou, hi|t all 1 can say is ihat it is not' pos- sible to hold a meeting until Mi'. Del - prat returns. This means, probably, that a meeting will be- convened in the course of two or three days. It. will be remembered that when Mr. Lec was iri our niidst,. he asked for a , straigliout business proposition, in reply to: which the mines agreed to take the whole bf the water, but now,' continued. His Worship, 'it appears as if his return to Sydney has altered...
AERONAUTS' DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
AERONAUTS' DEPARTURE.' Messrs. Muhn, O'Dorinell, Beebe, Rin 'aldo, Scbphc, Stewart, Eastwood, and Wyld, who have all been visiting the Barrier on business connected with the recent balloon ascents, left for Adelaide by last night's express. Another exhi bition is to be given in Adelaide 011 Sat urday next, lind the aeronauts, with their j balloons, aro due to appear in Melbourne 011 Saturday, December 5th. Mr. C. J. Sebpho, who went up in the balloon 011 Wednesday, says lie has lost courit of the number of paroehiite des cents lie has .made, but thiiiks it runs into 300 or 370.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 27 November 1908
CRICKET. The Boiler Stars nnd Murray's team played a match on the Hospital pitch yesterday morning, with the following result. MURRAY'S. White, c. Henerson, b. Phillips.... 12 Williams, run out ......... 54 Ralph, b. Nelson ............ 0 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Hoare, b. Nelson ............. 15 Clifford, l.b.w., b. Nelson ........ 18 Raynor (capt.), c. Nelson, b. Felix .. 0 Johnson, c. Williams, b. Felix ...... 2 Blight, b. Nelson .......... 3 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Burrows, c. Dinning, b. Felix ... 5 &nbsp; Harris, b. Phillips ........10 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Knight, not out ..........11 &nbsp; &nbsp; Sundries .........11 &nbsp; Total ....... 130 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Bowling analysis: Phillips, two wic- kets for 48 runs; Nelson, four for 43; Felix, three for 27. BOILER STARS. Felix, b. Williams ............. 8 &a...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR. ONE MAN, ONE JOB. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 28 November 1908
LETTER TO THE EDITOR. ONE MAN, ONE JOB. Sir. — If ''one man, one pay,' is good for the goose, how auout the guilder? Will.tlic ^..ucrmeu who started the ball rolling investigate and bring forward case -N.i. 2, nil 'employee, salary far iu excess of No. i, whose wue run's a dress making establishment and boards a State school teacher? ? I am, etc., FAIRl'LAY.
DIVERTING CAPITAL TO S.A. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 28 November 1908
DIVERTING CAPITAL TO S.A. ;. A representative of this paper called on .-\iuerman' F. W~ickes yesterday to obtain ''-some information respecting his agricultural intentions in the Hundred of Louth, near Port Lincoln. '.'Y'cs, it is true,' said Mr. Wiekes, 'that I have purchased about 900 acren near Port Lincoln, and about (i miles from 'North Shields, where otir old Broken Hill friend, ' Wally Wyld, lias' the Wheutsheuf Hotel.' waiit it to be thoroughly under stood,'; 'continued Mr. Wiekes', 'tliat I am not leaving the Barrier, or relinquish ing business here. As regards taking possession, however, I am virtually in possession now, but my- manager, who Will have supreme charge, will enter up on his duties about next February. It is really good; agricultural coun try. Uic average rainfall is 20 inches pei year, and my property is well. water- ed with springs besides. There are 200 acres of splendid fruit soil, and I h.i * c- had some excellent cherries alreadv ? from there. ; . ? Die ...
STONEBREAKING AND UNEMPLOYED. THE WORKS DEPARTMENT MAKES NO PROVISION FOR THE COUNCIL'S SUGGESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 28 November 1908
STONEBREAKING AND UNE&JPLGYED. THE WORKS DEPARTMENT MAKES NO PROVISION FOR THE COUNCIL'S SUGGESTION. Tho City Council is apparently not tc bo given tlio opportunity by tho Worlci Department' _ol finding employment fo' a .number of tlio Barrier unemployed The . council wired asking for a gram' of £500 for relief works, and suggest ing . stono-breaking. ? -Tho -Acting Mayor (Aldorman AV; Bath) lias received, in reply, tluv fol lowing letter .from tlio Public Wrorki -Liiieiiij, o.vuiiov. ciawu iNovcmoe? 21 — , ; Refei-ring to .your telogram ot thi :18tli- instant, asking , lor grant ot' £50f for; relief . works, and suggesting Btone brenkint:, for tramway, extension, I an directed to. inform, you that tenders wil' bo invited oil the !;tii -December for tV tramway from thy Oval to' Berj-1 Street and tlio hietal rcqiiircd'ir. to bo provided by .: tho ? contractor, consequentuv it n not required to be /specially broken.' - A copy of- this coiuiminicatioii ?: liar been forwarded - ...
SAM DEED'S BENEFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 28 November 1908
SAM DEED'S BENEFIT. ?v....'.-, 1 hi* benefit concert to Mr. Sanv Deed has realised the. sum ot ? £:-8---7s.- ? 6d.,'vwas tho remark mudo bv Mr. J. Sly yesterday, to n' representative of this. ,.papor. . / ? ii|o total- receipts were £48 1 ds. Od.i ' ho continued, ' which, ' after I the .payment of expenses, left the 'sum ?of ' £38 -7s. Gd: You must remember . i-uai- iuu eiiucei i/ was organised in one wcok. Han ni'j committee been abb? to extend tlie'tinio of preparation more money would undoubtedly havo been raised. ' I have had n letter from 3fr. Deed. Ho says that ho was very ill on arrival iu Adelaide, but that ho is now pro gressing favorably. He is recuperating at tho Semaphore. Wo owe a good deal to those who so kindly provided the programme on tho night of the concert. Wo jivero able to provide Mr. Deed with £30 on his departure, and are ready to forward tlio remainder at any time. A committee meeting will be held on Sunday morning at II o'clock to deal fin. ill}- with my re...
CIRCUS IN A WINDSTORM. Martini's Buckjumping Show Blown Over at Collarendabri. NO ONE SERIOUSLY HURT. SYDNEY, Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 28 November 1908
CIRCUS IN A WINDSTORM. Martini's Buckjumping Sliow Blown Over at Collarenda bri. NO ONE SERIOUSLY HURT. ['Truth's' Special Service.] SYDNEY, Fridav Night. Just . as Mrs. Martini's buckjumping show wns opening at Collarcndabri for its .performance - Inst night a terrific windstorm suddenly arose. The wind. .was so severe that it blew the tent and everything else to the ground, causing considerable . excitement among the' lng'Crowd whowere waiting for ad mission; ? , : v Many children were among tne crowd, out no one was .seriously hurt. . Much- sympathy is expressed for,iMrs. Martini, who will be:a considerable loser by the accident. Her show is travelling down the river to Wileaniua, and 1 hence will go on to Broken Hill. - . , : Denner's circus tent, which was also erected, w:is carried away, and there was much damage done. , . There ..was 110 ono 111 this tent when the accident happened.
QUEENSLAND BANANAS. WHY DOES VICTORIA NOT SUBSIDISE THEM ? BRISBANE, Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 28 November 1908
QUEENSLAND BANANAS. W H(Y ROES VICTORIA NOT SUBSI DISE THEM ? I. .truths ' Special Service.! - , B1USBANE, Fi idaj Night A deputation representing tlio Bvis: bane Chamber ot Commerce to-da-\ waited upon tlio ; Minister Jor Agriouf turo in -connection' with tho 'question ol tho restrictions' on the banana ; indus- ti-y; ' .; . !???: : ; ihe. members of the deputation urged upon - tlio Government to do something for those banana-growers wlio-worc liar l-assca by the action ot the: Victorian Government.' ' ?: This Government ? subsidised tin growers' of bananas from a foreigr country, and placed restrictions oil the Queensland bananas: Sir. Paget, in reply, said it was un fortunate that for some reason tho Vic torian. Government- should favor Fiji 11 preference to Queensland. All his Goi eminent could do 111 the j matter was to protest- against tho re strictions placcd on Queensland banana! ; in Victoria.