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From our Exchanges. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 11 October 1912
From our Exchanges. Mr. W. Davis, of Cathcart, topped the Bega market with some Burnima bullocks, last week. : - * * # - . ? The convicts at the Wyoming State prison lynched Frank Wig wall, a negro, who had been arrested upon a charge of assaulting a white woman. # # . - * James Corbett the ox-champion pugilist, who was reported to be flying of peritonitis, has made a marvellous rally, and is now considered likely to recover. . - * * * Havana, Wednesday. — Horrible re velations are made respecting the dn sane patients confined in the National Asylum, where 2000 men and women are reported, to be living in great squalor, nearly naked . and starving, and herded together in foul coutts. El Oundo publishes startling pictures showing the conditions which prevail, and urging the Government to inter vene. - ? * ? *- Mr. C. H. Hoskins, Lithgow, lias received an order for steel rails, and fishplates from Mr. O'Malley, Minister for Home Affairs. As a result of this order Mr. Hoskins will put o...
Contracts and Day Labor. PERCENTAGE SYSTEM. APPLYING IT TO RAILWAY WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 11 October 1912
Contracts and Day Labor. PERCENTAGE SYSTEM. APPLYING IT TO RAILWAY WORKS. ?? '' ?' '' ; i The scheme Which the - Minister for Works has been formulating, for carrying out Government works by day labor, and at the same time pre serving the contract system is about to be tested on certain railway works. The proposal is that the contrac tor should be paid on a percentage basis, according to the ratio which the actual cost of the work when completed bears to the departmental estimate. Referring to this innovatiou, Mr. Griffith said he-had decided, with the approval of the Cabinet, to make a test of the system. ' It is not,' he remarked, ' an abandonment of the day labor sys tem at all. It is only the substitu I tion of an experienced contractor on ! a percentage', as supervisor of the job, tor a departmental officer on a | fixed salary. It is a method that has worked extremely well in other I countries, and I hope it will work S satisfactorily here.' j The Minister explained that the co...
A Runaway Horse Team. DRIVER'S LEG SMASHED. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 11 October 1912
A Runaway Horse Team. DRIVER'S XHa SMASHED. On Tuesday night, October' 1st, a terrible accident befel the well-known carrier, Mr: T. B. Barber, while on his way from Tatlira to Bega with his waggon and horse team. It appears that lie left Tathra somewhere about 8 , o'clock, and when ? near the old orangery known as Moresby's, the back chain of one of the shafters came out of the saddle, and, getting on to its wither, cause the animal to plunge and its fright started the whole team off. Mr. Barber attempted to apply the brakes, and tripping, fell. ' The wheel passed along liis leg from the knee, smashing the thigh near the hip very badly. It was by tlie_ greatest good luck that he managed to escape a still more severe crushing about the body. Notwithstanding his great in juries Mr. Barber contrived to crawl to the side of the road. The horses galloped about a mile further on, when the leader, in turning off at a familiar camping place, brought one of the team down, and the waggon cam...
Editors! [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 11 October 1912
Editors ! Most any man can be an .editor, says an American exchange. All the editor has to do is to sit at a desk six days a week, four weeks in a month, and twelve months in a year and 'edit' such stuff as this : — ' Mrs. Jones, of Cactus Creek, let a can opener slip and cutf' herself in the pantry.' 'A mischievous lad of Piketown, threw a stone and hit Mrs. Pike in the alley last Tuesday.' 'Coe Doe climbed on the roof of his house looking for a leak and fell striking himself on the back porch.' ' While Harold Green was escorting Miss Yiolet Wise from the church social last Saturday night a savage pup attacked Mr. Green and bit him on the public square.' 'Isaiah Trimmer, of Running Creek, was with a cat on Friday, when it scratched him on the verandah.' ' Mr. Fang, while harnessing a bronco last Satur day, was kicked just south of his corn crib.'
SCHUTE, BELL & CO., WOOL AND PRODUCE BROKERS, SYDNEY:— [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
| SCHUTE, BELL & CO., WOOL AND I PRODUCE -BROKERS, SYDNEY Wool.— Buoyancy continues' in the wool market, all sections of.' buyers be ing eager bidders -'notwithstanding, the check to confidence that might have been expected to arise consequent upon existing trouble in the -Balkans. Com petition is specially keen for good quality, whether merino or crossbreed. Our prin cipal sales on Thursday last were to '14d for A. A. Mackenzie, Thalaba;' to 13£d for C. S. Tosswillj Moree; to 12d,for E. ' H. Watson, Blardford. . . Marsupial Skins.— A g(?od demand ex isted throughout the sales for all descrip I ions, and va lues ruled firm. AVel Uf urred rock and' swamp wallaby .were, in special request; and realised high prices. Rabbit Skins.— Supplies this week were very light. -The demand proved strong, and . full clearances were effected at about a halfpenny per lb. advance on last auction rates.
Ladies' Column. FASHION AND THINGS FEMININE Copyright. A DAINTY SUMMER DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
Ladles' Column. FASHION AND THINGS FEMININE By Ida Meller. Copyright. . N ' _ '* ' : A PAINTY SUMMER DRESS. Every woman ? can pleaso herself, this summer, as regards wearing large or small hats and follow the whims of fashion at tho same time, for both the monster hat and . the close-fitting one are correct, and the shapes are ? so varied, withal, that there should bo no difficulty in finding just the hat to suit the woman. . r ? The novelty of the season is the brim.less hat of straw, founded on the lines . of the well-known flower-pot model, but rather looser and broader in construction. It finds a 'pretty trimming in the garland of small roses pr '.mixed flowers that in such a fash ionable and charming ornament of modern millinery. The new mixed wreaths are quite the prettiest of trimmings for summer hats, and,, when developed in rich mixtures of purple and cerise, are lovely .garni tures for navy-Huo straw. Dainty . accessories to millinery are the fashionable shadow veil and th...
Commercial. MELBOURNE WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
Commercial. MELBOURNE WOOL SALES. New Zealand Loan anil Mercantile Agency Co. Ltd. held their first sale of the regular season on Wednesday. Their catalogue comprised 2740 biiles, includ ing wools from the middle districts of Queensland, the boat and river dis tricts of Western Australia, and the: Northern districts of Yictoria. Judging by the samples supplied, this years clip is much finer than last, it is also lighter in condition, but not fo* well, grown; consequently a noticeable feature is the comparatively absence of really good wool. Wool from Northern Yiclorian districts' are for the most part very poorly grown, very dusty, and carry a good deal of burr. A~ redeeming feature, more es pecially in tlie case of crossbreds and comebacks, is their unusually dry con dition. There was a record attendance of buyers, and competition from all sec tions was most animated. The bulk- of tlie wools submitted was more suited to Continental than English requirements, consequently a very lar...
FOLLOWING OATS AND TURNIPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
FOLLOWING OATS AMD TURNIPS. - 'Where oats follow 'turnips and are sown: down with grasses it is the usual custom to sow the grass immediately ??afters the oats, or within a few days aftei\di'i]lmg, before the plants germi riatp or appear above ground; Pro vidirig the land lias -been previously well- wonted and a good tilth procured, excellent results follow. There is a good deal of controversy as to whether it pays best to sow down with a crop in spring, or whether it is better to let the -seeding go imtil autumn. It we take everything into account ' it- cer oainly shows that spring sowing with the crop has many advantages over leaving it until atitum'n. Spring or Autumn Sowing. First, . by leaving the' sowing until after, the crop is taken off there is a great -loss of time; secondly, it in volves . a .. great amount of . labour, as the land, usually- has to be skim-ploughed and worked cJoAvn' to a seed bed. Tips is often a ver.v difficult task - at' this : season, especially after...
WINCHCOMBE, CARSON LTD., Report:— October 15th. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
WINCIICOMBE, CAllSON LTD., Report : — '* October loth. Southern wools are now appearing at the Sydney sa'es. High prices are being obtained. Mi*. Thos. Brown's Bairns dale clip form Adelong made 12£d per lb last Tuesday. October 16th. The steady progress of shearing and the more regular arrival of wool enabled us to offer a full catalogue at our. yester- day's \tool' auction. The selection was distinctly above the average ; the inclu sion' of quite a number, of attractive wools being welcomed by buyers with 1 tlite keenest competition. The prices paid were fully equal to the best rates 1 of the season. In fact ^ the general; trend of the market was in sellers' favQr. Fine crossbred again showed a tendency to harden. The highest price realised was l'Ud.
Practical Agriculture. ORIGINAL ARTICLES Specially written for this column. All Rights Reserved. RIPENING CREAM. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
Practical - - Agriculture. ORIGINAL ARTICLES (By F.S.C.) Specially written for this column, j All Rights Reserved. RIPENINC CREAM, In very cold weather cream takes a-, long time to ripen naturally, and may fail - to ripen at all if. its temperature is very low. In the summer cream will ripen 'naturally,* but in the cold weather it will , be -necessary to assist this where good results are to be se cured. The assistance is best afford ed by adding about 10 to 12£ per cent, of starter to the cream, and keeping - . ? r» ? x: ? -C /SO it at a' unuorm temperature oi uo ueg., or not lower, than 65 degs. F. Cream for churning is considered ripe when it contaoins 0.5 to '0.6 per cent, of acidity, and - possesses a clean , sharp, acid flavour. ? It' is tested for acidity by the ordinary dairy aoidimeter- as used ;for cheese making, but the qua lity of cream for churning should not be judged by tho sourness alone. Un less the flavour of the cream is as al ready described, it may be tainted au...
Pastures Protection Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
Pastures Protection Board. The monthly meeting of the P.P. Board was held on Thursday. ?Present; — Messrs. A.'* H. Jeffreys (chair), W. Baker, J. ' Willgooso, W. : Platts, J. , Topping, W; Davis, H. Taylor, C. T. Cotterill, and the Inspector of Stock. - Thesfinancial statement was' read showing a balance of ' £6 ig os iod. Correspondence. : From Goulburn Board, askiag co operation in endeavouring to have all sheep imported from Victoria, having cropped ears, slaughtered immediatel}'. ' Secretary to inform Jerilderie Board that Bombala Board is In favor of a uniform bonus on crows. An application was received from' J. B. Pye for wire netting.— Decided to liold over till next meeting, the Secretary to make enquiries as to the value of the title of his land. Proposed by Mr. J. Willgoose, seconded by Mr. J. Topping, 'That is per 'head be placed on full-grown foxes, and 2s 6d on cubs.' Lost. An amendment was moved by Mr. Platts, seconded by Mr. -Baker, 'That no bonus be paid on full grow...
DRIVEN BY FATE PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. (COPYRIGHT.) CHAPTER VI—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
DRIVEN BY FATE PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. BY FLORENCE HOPE. Author of 'The Trials of Madge Moberley,' 'Tangled Threads,' ''I'.- ' . Brown Rosary,' etc., etc. (COPYRIGHT.) CHAPTER '-'Ay I.: — (Continued.— 'Don't you know; I'd do anything .to., havo you for lny , own,. Phyllis. Wo'll bo married at . once . I'll get a special liconccj : and, we'll got away from , this infernal, London. I've: hung about here only to bo near you, to look at your faco every day, to. listen to your voice. , Good God I You've made a sentimental fool of me, child, but you don't know what a man's passion is, the hunger in it, the thirst, the. crav- ing— and it's you who have .created this , in mo' .''Oh, don't! Oh, don't!'!, she cried out alarmed, terrified eveu, as he Bnatched her in his arms and kissed her .ravenously. - : She almost foil as ho let. her go sud denly, and she heard the door sh ut be hind him. as he went to Jack with tho news. Sho sank down on a chair, her face, hurried 'like .fire.; i...
Cathcart. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
Cathcart.'' ' From oun own Correspondent, j Wednesday. i ' Miss E., Cole, who broke her arm ( some -time ? ago, had the misfortune to break the same limb again last week, the accident being caused by a fall. #' # * ? During last month the local Dairy Company manufactured 3095 lbs of butter, which realised '£1G4 3s 7d. Suppliers were paid cheques amount ing to £141 15s Id, the working ex penses being -£22 8s 6d. #?# Mr. J. Overend, who has been away for a trip to Ireland, returned home this evening. Mr. Overend was in very bad health when he landed in Sydney, which necessitated a stay there for a couple of weeks, but lie has now recovered again. ? ' * * A meeting of tlie Progress Associa tion was held on Wednesday last. Mr. B. Hoppner presiding. The secretary was* instructed to write to the Shire . Council with reference. to some of the roads in the vicinity of Catlicart, ask ing for same to be put in order. ? ? ? ' . ' - # ? ? '-s # * A progressive euchre tournament land social were...
IT'S WONDERFUL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
IT'S WONDERFUL. If ' there's a tiny bit of sky Seen blue across the grey, Lodk.up, and let it fix your eye To lose the , darker way ; It'B wonderful just how that blue Clear' shining in the rain Will testify to hearten you And igive you hope again ! If there's a song among the' sighs Through -but a lilting rhyme— ; Go catch it ore the echo dies, And sing it all the time; It'B wonderful just how that song On ling'ring notes will bear The message that to you belong ? The joys that wait somewhere! If there's a smilo amoug tho tears, That haply you may find, Don't let it pass by' with cynic's sneers. But speak' it welcome kind;,, : It's wonderful just how that- smile Will charm away the gloom, And life- will seem more worth your while - Because you gavo it room ! And ever when a doleful doubt Would tell what ills have done, Get up, , and bring the mercies out ' And, count them, one by one ; It's wonderful how every day ' - You'll think how good they are — : Love takes a rush — light fro...
Poetry FROM THE POETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
Poetry FROM THE POETS. How sleep the bravo, who sink :to rest Bv . 31! t neir country's wishes .. blessed! When Spring, with dreary..'. ''fingers' ooidj Returns to deck their haiUow mould, She there shall press a sweeter sod Than Fancy's- feet have ever trod.' 13^; fairy hands their knell is rung ; '? By forms 'unseen their dirge is sun^ ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim grey, ? To bless the turf that wraps their day; t .. , And Freedom shall a while repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there.' William Collins. - ? (Written in 1746.)
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
News and Notes. Mr. Murphy has a quantity of furniture for sale on next Thursday. * # * A bazaar in aid of the School of Arts will be held at Show time next year. # # * The annual meeting of the Picnic Race Club will be held at O'Brien's Hotel next Monday night. # # . ? *' # Particnlars of lands available for suburban' holding's in the land dis trict ofTamworth are advertised in this issue. # # _ * At Coonamble a couple of Chinese hawkers were each fined £5 .and costs for carrying sheepskins in the same cart as vegetables, for sale. # - # # Mr. W. Rixon's sale of Mr. R. Standen's dairy herd has been post poned on account of the dry weather until November 9th. * # * There was a real old man frost on Tuesday night, following on a couple of windy bitterly cold (lays. A large quantity of fruit in the district is spoilt in consequence. # '*?.#_ ' A public me.eting is called at Bibt be;nluke School of Arts for next Wednesday night, to protest agains the proposed alteration of the rail way...
ORBOST CATTLE MARKET. October 12th. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
ORBOST CATTLE MARKET. ? October 12tli. Messrs. J. W. Bird and Co. report Cattle— We had a large yarding of both fat and store cattle, and sold everything with the exception of a couple of odd lots. We sold fat cows, prime, £7 Is- to £7 10s, handy weights £5 17s to £6 16s, light weights £5 9s to £5 2s, heifers £4 16s. Stores.— Forward conditioned bul locks £5 13s to £7 16s, 3 and 4yr. old' steers £4 15s, 2A to 3yr. old steers to £3 16s, good quality calves to 35s, 18 months to 2yr. old steers to £2 4s, bad colored calves from 7s, cows in forward condition £3 7s to £4 3s, good strong stores £2 15s io £3 5s, 2yr. old lieifers £2 Is to £2 lis, backward springers £4, and a few odd lots at market rates. Pri vately we sold 17 dairy cows and a short horn bull at satisfactory prices. Pigs — Our yarding to-day consisted chiefly of weaners and slips. We sold porkers 22s 6d to 32s, small stores 20s, slips 15s, 13s, 12s 6d. weaners 6s to 9s 6d.
Our Railway. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
Our Railway. In our report of the last Municipal Council meeting iii another column in: tliis issue it will be seen that the Mayor (Aid. Smith) was endeavouring to obtain an interview with the Minis ter for Works in order to get some de: j finite answer as to when the line from Nimmitabel was likely to be continued Mr. Smith did not get the promised ! interview and the following letter from Mr. Miller, M.L.A., will explain it self : — ' * 7. . October i-lth. Dear Mr. Smith,— Yery sorry that an interview^ with the Minister for Works to-day is absolutely impossible on account of the Conference with Ministers of other . States. All the - Ministers are at the conference. . . | I managed to catcli the Minister- for j Works just now\(2.4o) and he informs i me, that it is absolutely impossible to give any definite information re j^immi tabeliBombala Railway niatter. The; Cabinet must have a consultation in re 1 the allotment of the loan money now- in. hand, before any definite- information...
HILL. CLARK AND CO., LIMITED, Report:— October 11th. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
HILL. CLARK AND CO., LIMITED, ^Report : — October 11th. Wool. — The qualities of wool available for offering are still insufficient to fill catalogues to the extent arranged for during the weekty 'sales, and the com paratively small. catalogues are no doubt responsible in some degree for the strong luui pt;iuiun mui- ptewmo* v/ii u«u instant- we submitted a catalogue of 1,217 bales, the bulk being of good gen eral average wools from the West and North-west. Competition was again ex tremely keen, with prices quite equal to the best values since the opening sales of the season, and still showing a tendency in sellers' favor. Crossbreds and lambs' wool continue to realise ex cellent values. Star lots arc selling at good rates.' In these we reached llid for crossbreds and 10$d for merino. !?
Open Column. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BOMBALA TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 18 October 1912
Open Column. To the Editor of. the Bombala Times. Dear Sir, — Kindly allow me a small space in your valuable paper to contradict rumours now current in Bombala in connection with a late patient at the local Hospital. Statements have been made by cer tain persons that I hustled the patient VV. Thornton put of Hos pital ; also that the boy had not sufficient to eat while under my charge. Those statements I em phatically deny, as Dr. Marsh, who o'perated on, and attended the pa tient, discharged him two days priqr to his leaving tlie Institution. The diet ordered* by the doctor .was .carried out to the letter, which was proved by the condition of the pa tient on his leaving the Hospital. Appended is a copy of Miss Thorn ton's -report when taking the h\d away : — ? ? \ , . Sept. 26th, 1912.' '? - 'Taking niy^ brother, Win. Thorn ton, out of Hospital to-day of my own free will and accord. We are very satisfied with the treatment he re- ' ceived. '(Signed) Mart E. Thornton. ' Child's repo...