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[?] GARDEN. THE FLOWER GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 31 December 1910
-GARDEN. WVMHVER CAREEN. (Cjvrialfv wri'uU for the ''Daily Observer'* i.»: j.A.n.j. Tli-.' t.iiv:;.'.—Tansy &lt; uUivatnrs :>ro advised to i;i:ii:ci sowim^ of iho seeds of tins univer sally ?4 o:"--v as l),,ss'l;'u; i:ow s have just come to linnd, Itii'.l t!io v.'riiirr oilers- .slum' specially good ijis—tlio world's best—from the great litiuiitiil pansy specialists. The pansy, we umiv i: ihhv, lias been evolved by y&lt;urs &lt;ii' M-icntiiic culture. careful hybridi K.ftooi), ant) M'lcVitinn from tlu- little Viola of our iir.ru! Mill her-;' Ua rdoir-;. Tile plants ;>ro now more robust, »ml the flowers liuvo improved ia size, substance. shape, and eol i.rs. Pimr.y specialists have hcen working for rnanv years to improve the blossoms, and their efforts liave been rewarded with ^lenr. enccesR.T-H'M. 'flowers now produced are ol' iuionmH)3 si'/.e, and tlie variations of colors are wondcrl'iii^ Many new shades and tints have laiKii'lntrmluri'd. nnf.il nearl...
THE VEGETABLE GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 31 December 1910
THE "VEGETABLE GARDEN. Growers of caitlfiowers should sow sends now of the following varieties:—Early Lon don, a very early, medium-sized, quick-grow ing variety; Early Eclipse, a second early variety, producing large, white, solid heads of good flavor; Giant, self-protecting cauli flower, a '.large, late variety, having the heads projected by the folding over of the Inner leaves; Autumn Giant: This well known vaiuetv'-'is of vigorous nTowth. witili n long st^minnd large white solid heads of oxcellinst flavor; Large Asiatic: This is a large, laj.e vigorous variety, with a short stem and mrge wavy, darlc-green leaves: the heads iirejflrm of good flavor and color. (Seeds o$ each variety, 3d. and Cd. per packet; 1/8 pbst free). (For allitlower and vegetable seeds, send to J A. primsfield, seed importer, West Jlaitland); >,
VALUABLE STATIONS. PORTUGAL'S POSSESSIONS IN AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 31 December 1910
ARABLE STATIONS. PORTUGAL'S POSSESSIONS IN V ■ AFRICA. The tofol avca of the Portuguese domi nions beyiind'tho sea is S02.000 square miles, with a population Of nearly ten millions. The reve'tmoVof this Empire for the year 1S0S-9 wai £2,500,000. The island'group of the Azores, situated 800 miles? Vest of Lisbon, is of strategic value, lyio.s close to the main trade routes between jjurope and the United States. It Is rising \into'interest as a winter resort. M-deira ip aiso.of great strategic value, as 11 is situated QU.tho flank of the trade route to Cape Colony! Both these island groups politically-form part of Portugal proper and are repre'serft&i in the Portuguese Parlia ment. j ' The Portuguese possessions in India in clude GoA. on the Malabar coast, won for Portugal by Albuquerque in 1510 and made the capital of i her dominions in the East. The city Vose to great commercial import ance. having at one time 200,000 inhabitants, but this tiumbef lias dwindled to under 2000...
By Rail to India. PROPOSED LINKING UP OF RUSSUN AND BRITISH RAILWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 31 December 1910
By kail to India. PROPOSED LINKING UP OF RUSSUN AND BRITISH RAILWAYS. An authoritative statement hag been re ceived by Keillor's-Agency from M. Zvetrin tseff, ;i member of tlie Duma, ruwrclin?, the Russian proposal to connect the railways of Russia and India by means of an interim tiomiHlnc through Persia (says the London' "Daily Mail"). Inquiries in I.ondon show that there is.-np; evidence of any political hostility to the"proposal. The uia'.t.er'iii'o.w. softms to bo taking a tie tlnlto shane; iii'Ritssia preparations are weli adv.nic«d, and,/the necessary financial hack Ins i» that country Is- said to have been secured. Sf. Stvegintseff stated: • "A group - of Russians interested In Hmutciyl and railway enterprise has come to the con'ciityiOtV that tho time has arrived to unite the lines of the Uurnpeau railway system with that of India, thus forming an nnlnierruptud thoroughfare between West ern Europe and Southern Asia, and iuaug uratinK a system which would only be com parable...
Shocking Pit Accident. THREE MEN KILLED. TWO OTHERS INJURED. (By wire.) MOREE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 31 December 1910
TV3 urcrc MKX K1I.I.KD. TWO OTtUOKs" IN.1URRI). (Ilv wini.), MOJUili, l'riiia.v. ■ i\ snocl;ui£ aeciiient occurred on Thursday ! morning in tlio gravel pit. nfc lioolootoo IVriil^ip, six idMos from aloiee, resulting in tlim> moil beitin killed am! two men mimed | ii. Helloi-an aim t£. Stupieioid, being seriously injured, through a fall of earth. Tlio names of tlio three men killed ,were :--Tliomas Jos eph Smith, niit'd &lt;!(>,: a; liativo of Tainworth; 111. Savage, and Huvubrti ;Stnpleford; local men. , 'i'he police were notified by telephone im mediately, ajnd went ,to tho scone. As soon as the news was known, volunteers were call cd for, and two taxis and tho Mayor's car speedily tooic them out with extra tools. ; Everything was done to speedily extricate the unfortuuisito men. It is estimated th.iL fully 100 of gravel covoved tins victi.es, and which tool; fully two hours to remove before tho Indies weio recovered, HolFsr 1; u, t-lio contractor, had a wonderful esc...
RUMORED PLOT AGAINST THE K[?]G. LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 31 December 1910
RUMORED PLOT AGAINST THE KKVT5. ! i^NDOX, Thursday. ( A sensational vumor is in circulation that an attempt has been discovered to assassin- I ate the King. The United Press is responsible; • for the statement, and states a plot to assas- ' sinate tlio King was unearthed in connec- ; tion with the discovery of a bomb factory ! in the East End of London. According to j secret operatives, officials of Scotland Yard made the discovery of infernal machine works as a sequel to the Houndsditcli crime. It is reported that anarchy, and not burglary was the qualification of the gang. Docu ments found in tlio bomb factory and burglar's quarters at Houudsditch, the au thorities hold, prove conclusively that a plan existed to assassinate the King on Coron ation Day.
HEAVY EARTHQUAKE. ATHENS, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 31 December 1910
HEAVY EARTHQUAKE. 1 ATHENS, Thursday. A heavy earthquake, causing immense damage, and probably many fatalities, ia re ported to be progressing at EUs. Hundreds of buildings were wrecked and general havoc wrought. Troops have been ordered to the province to maintain order. The in-ha'bitants are ter rorised. ATHENS, Thursday Afternoon. _ Later communication states the principal 1 cities of Elis aro cut off from tlio entiro reaion south of tlio Lower Pindns inoun- ; tains. Tho sliocks, which bcvjan early to- i day, continued at irregular intervals, prad- ■ ttally increasiiifr in force. The centre of tlio disturbance is Pyitjos. It is unknown yob if . Messina is affected.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 31 December 1910
HAIRDRESSING, TOBACCONIST AND FANCY GOODS SHOP. vr«» •• 3 OHAlRS ALWAYS GOING. Only First Class, Tradesmen Employed.- !j —:—• ■ ..i CIVILITY AND CLEANLINESS ASPECT-' ALITY. Finest Selections of Pipe3 of any descrip tion always in Stock; also Choicest Brand of Cigars in Town. ONCE TRIED ALWAYS USED. Mrs. Tribe, wishes to thank her many cua-: tomers for their past patronage, and respect fully solicits a continuance of same. G-overntnent Savings Bank of New South Wales I Heid Officii— MOORE STREET, SYDNEY. Sydney, December 23, 1910. I NOTICE CALLtNG IN PASS BOOKS FOR 1 EXAMINATION. It is notified; for the, information of Be-j positors, that the Comtniasioners have ap-i proved of tho 'ttli »XANT7ARY> 19X1, being i fixed as tlie day upon which every depositor lioldins a Pass Book issued ..from the TAM "WORTH BRANCH sha.ll produce or cause to bo Droditced liis Pass Book at t"he officd of the Bonk in which his account is kept, for the purposes..of' examination and veri fication as provi...
WHAT WAR WITH GERMANY WOULD COST. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 31 December 1910
WHAT WAR WITH GERMANY WOULD COST. i According to a writer in t3io "Quarterly Review," th0 loss to France by tlio Franco Prussian war is circulated at -044,000,000 sterling, while tlio victor's Lid stood at the much more moderate, though still heavy, total of over 70,000,000 sterling. France, it is fuite clear, lost the 544,00(1,000 utterly, and it is not certain that Gj.""many gained anything concrete in return for the 77. The -Japaiioso were out of pocket '203,000,000 by tte successful war with Russia, which, on its side, paid 300,000,000 to be defeated. It | has been calculated that in the first six weeks of a war on the modern grand scale, Ger many would have to provide. 122,000,000 of c.uh on the head of all that has been spent , I on armament. On the English side, the cal- I ctilator arrives at the judgment that an en tirely successful war would cost not .less than } 300,000,000 directly, and about 100,000, 000 more "for the re-building of the fleet." These figures, appalling a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 31 December 1910
i OPTICIAN'S VISIT. February 3 ia the date of next regular monthly visit to Tamworth ofGIBB & BEEMAN, 'LTD.. the well-known Opticians of - 6 Hunter-street, Sydney. Consulting rooms: Caledonian Hotel. Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.- All sufferers from any eye trouble, failing sight or headaches, should consult us. Oiio of tne principals personajly risita Tam worth (Chas. Qibb, late principal of Charles ,Gibb and Co., and J._ W. Beoman, late Man ager, tuad Sight Specialist for H. A. Burrtv wough), who have been visiting this town for •Borne years, are the principals, so clients can rely on'the moat expert Kyb service in oon inlting u». Nort visit: Friday, February 8.
A SHIP OF THE FUTURE. IMPORTANT STATEMENT BY LLOYD'S. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 31 December 1910
A SHIP OF' THE FTOE.'gf IMPORTANT STATEMENT BY LLOYD'S. "The use of internal'.combustion engines for marine purposes as the motive power of large .vessels is now becoming a question of immediate and practical importance," states the report of Lloyd's Register for the past year, .issued this morning. "The Diesel oil engine," which employs heavy oil and not petrol, "is now being fitted to three fairly largo vessels being built on the Continent under the surveyors of Lloyd's Register." states the report. The horse-power developed will in each case be about 1,800. Another set of internal combustion engines is being constructed in England for a vessel of about 260 tons. These engines will be of a novel type. They are intended to work with gas produced on board from'coal, and the power from them will be transmitted by a stream of water driven by oho turbine pump coupled direct to the engines to another turbine couple;* direct to the screw. In the internal- combustion engine power is devel...