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THE MONT CENIS TUNNEL. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 September 1901
THE MONT CENIS TUNNEL. In August 1857 tho celebrated Mont Cenis Tunnel — incorrectly so termed, because it is sixteen miles from the mountain — tho tunnel actually passing under the Grand Vallon — was com menced by manual labour, and continued so to be worked until 1801, when rock boring machinery camo into use ; in consequence of which, rapid advances were made. Tho First Napoleon con structed a magnificent military road over Mont Cenis Pass ; and this waB used regularly by travellers. At length, when tlio French railways had crept cIobo to one flank of the range, and Italian railways close to tho other, plans for a railway tunnel to connect the two wore formed. Tho French and Italian governments agreed to share the cost between them. The tunnel is nearly eight miles long, and as much as five thousand feot above the level of the sea. After working from opposite sides of the mountain, tho workmen at length met in the centre, December 26, 1870. On tho 17th of Septembor of the followi...
A NEW PERFUME. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 September 1901
A HEW PERFUME. For some .esthetically-miuded peoplo the discovery of a new perfume is as great a joy as the unearthing of a fresh species ia to tho botanist. Mr. D. II. Hooper, of the Economic Museum, Calcutta, comes to the assistance of both the iesthcto and science sifter with a report noted in a technical contem porary. In thi* lie names the origin of a perfume, which is certainly a novelty, aud might be used iu the preparation of sachot powders or as a blend with other essences. ' Gondo matri,' the name of the root yielding this perfume, is from a plant of the Arum family, growing in Caehar and Sylhet. The root is con sidered by the natives to possess medicinal properties. The fragrance lias been described as similar to that of ginger, but the root from Cachar has a distinctly peculiar odour iu which a soupeon of nutmeg prevails. Tho powder exposed to the air rapidly fills the room in which it is kept with a very delicate perfume. Enclosed in a box or drawer it communicates its ...
The Children's Champion. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 September 1901
The Children's Champion. 4,Oho!' exclaimed tho boy with the snub nose. 41 You'ro sweet on that little girl iu tho bluo dross!' 'It is not true,' coldly answered the Boston boy. 'But if it wore you should remember whnt Professor Bell says. 'Never, 1 urges Professor Bell, 'allow yourself to make the love affairs of children the subject of unsoemly mirth or levity.' Will you pleaso go on with your play now? You weary mo.'- — Chi- cago Tribune.
Portentous. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 September 1901
Portentous. All day it was dark. The sickening vapor hung like a pall ovor tho earth. Tho people wero wild with terror and /led to tho temple. 'What does it mean?** they cried frantically. The venerable priest of Apollo 6hook his head. 44It'sa Scotch mist,' ho auswercd tbem sadly, 'aud I never could make head or tail of dialect. No.' Was it that the gods were displeased? — Dotroit Journal.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 September 1901
Birth, Marriages and Deaths. IN MEMORIUM. &nbsp; WRIGHT — In fond but loving remem- brance of our dear Father, ROBERT WRIGHT, who departed this life at &nbsp; Carrol Station on 20th Sept., 1897. &nbsp; It is just four years ago to-day &nbsp; Since our dear Father passed away. Hard is our lot that has now befell, &nbsp; &nbsp; For we were not there to bid him Farewell. Little we thought when we bade him &nbsp; Good-bye &nbsp; We left him for ever — we left him to die. &nbsp; Inserted by his Sorrowing Wife and Family, &nbsp; Gleewood, 20th Sept., 1901. &nbsp; THE MOREE EXAMINER AND GENERAL ADVERTISER. SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 21
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 21 September 1901
Local and General. Welbon Shearing.— The Welbon shed cut out on Mouday with -G,QU0, including lambs. Tue clip was a good oue, the wool being blight, ligut, aud strong. The young sheep were as goo I us have been «een in the district, aud it is rupoiled that the;e was a wonderful improvement in tiie llock and tiie class of wool, Queensland Customs Returns.— The Queensland Customs returns lor the year ended lilst Dj.-mber last give the lotd value of im polls into the State as i!7, ls-4, 1 !*J, -pte.ia tj.ur me .-cate as roiiowa: — southern J-. vision, £5,U4'J,r»:U ; Central DivUion, 1.*7U4/J.V2 ; and Northern Division, 1*1,437,. 34t-. The expoita for the fame period totalled i'J.osl.oij-, anil coaipri-ed : — The Southern Ddisiou, £\0M,4i:i ; Central Divi-.ijn, £2,4W,U!J7 ; and .Nortiiern Divi .-ion, £3,0133,141. Tho shipping returns t-how th it 7S14 vessels, with a tomnne,of 4,U10,8v2 tons, were entered outwirds, while persons arrived iu tho .State, i aud 30,433 left it. | Stock Passin...
Canadian Experimental Farm Work. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 24 September 1901
Canadian Experimental Farm Work. The results of Canadian experimental farm work are laid before the fanners of the country hy means of reports and bulletins. These documents are dis tributed free to anyone in Canada asking for them. There is a regular mailinir list of the inauirinc farmers mado up from time to time, and corrected frequently. This inoludes between 50,000 and 60,000 names, and to each of these every publication of the farm Bystem is mailed free. In thiB nay the work of the farm system ! Has .tieen made Known to tnose tor whom it is carried on, and (he pre- j judioe which is usual among practical farmers against scientific work has been broken down, and in its plaoe a confidence has been established which has led to the adoption and carrying into effoct of useful and profitable improvement! in Canadian agriculture,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 24 September 1901
Here's What's Wanted. i A citizen of Narrabrt supplies the information. Oyer half the complaints of mankiug ' originate with the kidneys. A slight touch of backache at first. Twinges and shooting pains iu the loins ? follow. They must bo checked, they lead to gravor complications. The sufferer seek relief. Plasters are tried and linimenU for the back. So-callod kidney cures which do not cure. The long looked for result seoms un* attainable. If you sutler, do you want relief ? Follow tbo plan adopted by this Narrabr citizen : — Mr. Wm. Copley, Baloons-st., Narr&hri, 5ays : — ' I uaod to get a sevoro paiu in the back aud it was very troublesome. I heard about Doan's Bickacho Kidney Pills at tho time, ami I took thU romedy for my troublo. 1 am pleased to iufortn you that it proved most effective, quite banishing my pains for the time. I havo ouly taken thom occasion ally, and tho last time was some weeks ago and since then I've had no return of my ; nulady. I believe that my co...
Sport. CITY TATTERSALL'S RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 24 September 1901
Sport. CITY T ATT E R ,3 A L L' S RACES. The following are tho results of tho City TatfcernnirM races, which wero run at Randwiclc on Saturday Hukdlk Rack, U miles.— 'Crick 1, Kygco* 2, Lady Macbeth 3; time, 3min. 57aoc. Fi.yini} Handicap, (- furlongs.— Eulowt i It T.M.S. 2. Scientist 3 ; time, ituin. ltisec. Subsequently Eulowri was diMjiialiHed and tho prize waa awarded to T.M.S. Tkiai. Handicap, 7 furlongs. — Lady Grafton 1, Foxy 2, Bar One 3; timo, lmiu. 20sec. Wki/tku Mili:. — Ranjitsinbji 1, Joauotte 2, (.hryso-Kems 3 ; timo, lmin. 4'ijec, City Tattkiusam/s Cup, J mile.— Acctino Rahato 2, (Jauleon 3 ; time, 2min. Subset. Ci.un Handicap, 6 furlong*.— Barragunda 1, Preateigue 2, Oiplmu Boy 3 : time, lmin. lGJeec. ? ?
Church Notices. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 24 September 1901
Church Noliccft. «mmca op England — September 29, 1/tli Sunday after Trinity. Mcree 8 a.m., Holy Coinmuqion, 11 a.m. Matins, Litany and Sermon, 7.30 p.m., Eventing and Sermon.-Rev. J. T. Bate, Priest in Charge, CATHOLIC— September '29, Mornn : Mjui 8 and 10.30 a.m., Benediction 7.30 p.m. Rot. Fathor O'Connor. WESLEYAN CHURCH.— SeptomW 20: Moree, 11 a.m.; 7.30 p.m. Rev. E. VV. Hymn. I'ictorUl servicu after Church hours, in School Hall, Rev. S. H. M'Dade.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 24 September 1901
At Hoa&ley's THEATRE ROYAL At Hoadloy's . Speoial Purchase . 1 OF IjA C i S OF LACES Torchon Laces, Valcncienne Laces Guipure Laces Nearly half price ; call and sec them or write for patterns. Silk Blouses, Muslin Blouses Mercerised Blouses, Linen Blouses, Cambric Blouses. Silk Ties in all colours, fashion able ends, all at Is G-kl, worth 2s Gd. Lane ties, 5doz new designs, all at 9-id each. A nice new stock of lace ties up to 6s 9d each. Sun Hats Sun Hoods A large assortment of new goods Flowers, Feathers, Quills, and novelties for hat trim ming can be seen only in my Show Room. Sailor Hats Sailor Hats Just arrived, all the latest shapes. Nainsook Underclothing An entirely new stock. S. G. Hoadlev. Aot 1st : Courtship (lie pays his addresses) Aot 2nd: Marriage (lie pays for her dresses) Aot 3rd : Hoadley's Store Dresses and Dressmaking You want your wile to look smart and be better dressed than your neighbour, and lo have the airot a si -If satisfied happy woman, then see H...
Moree Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 24 September 1901
Moree Lund Bourd. The following aro tho case* to bo doalt with at tho present sittings of the local Land Board : — Skptkmreh 23hd. Conditional purchase* and lwato* for cou sideration and appraisement, J, T. Firth, c p 01 20, 71a. Confirmod. J. Daly, c p 11 (J, 320a. Coufirmed ; improvements valued £2 10a Gd. J. Daly, o 1 01 0, DGOa. J. Meany, c p 01 II, G40a. Confirmed. J.M cany, c 1 01 11, 020a. J. T. W. Scott, c pOl 12, 640a. Confiniod. J. T. W. Scott, o I 01 12 1920a. Con* firmed ; improvements valued £3 4s. M. A. Jurd, c p 01 J3, oU3a. M. A. Jurd, c 1 01 13, 1088a. E. J. Jurd, o p 91 1G, 337s. Con firmed ; improvements valuod at £10. E. J. Jurd, c 1 01 16, 1011a. Confirmed ; improvements valued at £40 17s 6d. J. Shaw, o p 01 21, 624a. Confirmed ; improvements valued at £5 10s. J. Shaw, c 1 01 21, 1871a. Confirmed. L. E, Keen, c p 01 7, 378a. Confirmod. L. E. Keen, c 1 01 7, 1133a. Confirmed, September 24th. Conditional nurch4R-*.R aud leases for con* aidoration and appraisotnent...