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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 27 June 1919
FIRE, MARINE, ACCIDENT, insurance Company,, Ltd. A l urely Australasian Company, authorised capital, £2,000,000. Every - description of Proper* v. in cluding HAYSTACKS and GROW ING CROPS, insured at Liweit Current Rates. DAMAGE BY LIGHTNING covered Without Extra Premium: Employers proscted against their liability for ac&lt;>.lents to their workmen. Lowest Rates. Perfect security. Prompt Settlements. « ' ' ' -r* S.A. Branch-Grenfell Street. W. A. HUGHES, Manager. Agent at Peterborough R. HEITHERSAY. The dotal Ointment for CATARRH, PILES BURNS, COUGHS COLDS, Etc. Price, 1/6. All Chemistsand Stores or direct from BULL DOG BRAND SALVfi MANUFACTURING CO., 18 ARCADE, ADELAIDE. E. & W. Hackett, LIMITED. THE LEADING SEEDSMEN, NURSERYMEN, & FLORISTS. * High ? Quality Flower Seeds and Bulbs, Specially Selected Vegetable Seeds; Cut Flowers, Wreaths, Posies, Bouquets, etc.; Best Agricultural Seeds, Fodder Grasses. Splendid Nur. sery Stock of every description. Orna me...
The Times FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 1919. Local and General News [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 27 June 1919
FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 1919. Local and General News "Walloway Coursing Club are hold ing a meeting this year on the 12tli July. For full details see advertise ment. Good quality Bed Sheets, hem med ready for use, 4/9 ?, at Dobbie's S. Peter's Church.-On Sunday *:ext. S. Peter'? Day, the services will lie as follows:-8. Holy Communion; 11. Sung Eucharist; 7, Evensong". The annual parish social will be held in Hie Parish Hall on Tuesday night, July ], at 8 p.m. Football Medal.-Messrs E. A. Dobbie and Co, the well known drapers, are giving a handsome gold medal to the most gentle manly player in the association for the present season's matches. The medal which will be inscrib ed with the fortunate winner's name is on view in one of the windows of the above mentioned firm. A Treat is in store for pleasure lovers on Thursday night (July :f), ?when Gordon the Great and his com pany. introducing conjuring, shadow graphing. ventriloquism, and musical items, will show in the town hall. It is somet...
DISTRICT NEWS. EURELIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 27 June 1919
DISTRICT NEWS. - (From Oar Own Correspondent*). EURELIA. We are glad to be able to report that the neck straining &lt;as your Car rieton correspondent is pleased to call it) is at an end for a few days, as the weather took a favourable turn on Saturday night last, and a private gauge in the vicinity of this town measured over a quarter of an inch of rain. This fall was accompanied by thunder and lightning. The rain should liven things up a bit, as farm-, ers were feeling rather "seedy." Some few, taking time by the fore lock, and going on an exploring ex pedition in their wheat paddocks, found some malted grain and speed ily set the drill going once more. Mr. J. J. Hamilton) the local por ter, has" returned from his holidays, and Porter Greenwell, who has been relieving here, will be leaving for - fresh fields and pastures new. Mrs. A. S. Read has returned after spending a week's holiday with friends in fiooleroo Centre. Mr. Jer. Brown, of "Lone Pine Cottage," Coomooroo, has...
TATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 27 June 1919
TATTLE. By "The Man on the Wire." "Snowy" Smart played a good game ior Saints, and has adopted tlie good practice of playing on until the hell rings, instead of appealing to the umpire. S. Conlin. in goal, played well, and lie repeatedly saved the situation at most critical times. Fogarty, Brennan. and Mills were most conspicuous of the other Saints. Billy Wall appeared to be a little on the rough side on Saturday, and it is a wonder he was not reported by the um pire. "Bill" Adams shone out well for the Ramblers, but had the misfortune to be kicked during the progress of the second quarter. Dickson was a great man for his team, and at times seemed invincible. Taylor. Shields. BroWn. and Meadows also played well for their side. We have reported about Cummings' goal 111 the second quarter, after the bell had rung'. The timekeepers stated that the bell had rung just as the ball had left the other man's boot. Allowing that the umpire had heard the bell, we say the Cummings had no right...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 27 June 1919
COLDS THAT HANG ON. Aiiy -cold or -congh will hang on to yon'u lomas yoji -will Jet St. But #»rc)y^o» are jiptsnJoBlimas to let it hug on. - More trouble is caused by,»eglected coH^ 'fliian^o^^li^Bple Jk» -r* *r>--- _-- 4 J if-ui». S0f8S$88tS5&rti Could not Sleep for Pain. WAWN'S WONDER-WOOL ACTS LIKE A CHARM. How oftun have yon passed a sleepless night in pain ?-perhaps from the agonising pains of Rheumatism and Sciatica, or the acnte pains ot Toothache, Earache, Neu ralgia, Neuritis, etc. Wawn'i Wonder Wool Step* Pain, and induces refreshing sleep. Mr. W. Cannings, of Cut Rock Road. Liearow, says:-" It is with pleasure I write to tell of the great relief I got from using your Wonder-WooL I have been a chronic sufferer from " Rheumatism in the hip and knee for the last five years, the pains from which are excruciating, bo mucn so, that I was very often unable to sleep until I used .your Wonder-Wool, which Bimply acts like a charm, immediately curing the pain, and enablin...
NORTH-EASTERN JOCKEY CLUB WEIGHTS. Run July 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 27 June 1919
NORTH EASTERN JOCKEY CLUB WEIGHTS. Run July 5. Handicap Hurdle Race, two miles. --Grace Watson, 10 st. 11 lb.; Pinbal l:e, 10 10; Muttawarrah, 10 5; Lochiel, 30 4; Yandurrah, 10 4; Andy Donald, 30 3; Arktos, 10 2; Tot Melba, -9 11; Holy War, 9 9; Epictetus, 9 7; Child wick, 9 6; Dowlingvillc, 9 4; Pyrami dii, 9 0; Tinboy, 9 0; Dextral, 9 0; Sunny More, 9 0. Junction Handicap, five furlongs. Anton Belle, 9 st. 5 lb.; Queenbrook, 8 10; Killarney Rose, 8 8; Fieldglass, 8 J; River Prince,' 8 6; Ethel M., 8 3; Paddilli, 8 2; Battle Queen. S O; Dell Rose, 7 13; Merty Made, 1 IS; Bonnie Vincent,'? 8; DeU Fire, 7 7; Tot llelba, 7 6; Perlubie, 7 6; Eyebrow, 7 5; Foxhead, 7 0; Wolmit, 7 4; Cloud less, 7 4; Molly Torah, 7 0; Warkna L-idna, 7 0; Chisel,. 70; Sucyrus, 7 0; -Gayara, 7 0. ?Peterborough Handicap, nine fur longs.-Arise, 9 st. 2 lb.; Arltunga King, 9 0; Laroon, 8 8; Gratiosa, 8 4; Marie Carola, 8 2; Fieldglass, 8 2; Chardor, 8 O; Jarwan, 7 13; Ethel M., 7.12; Tom Gallon, 7 10; Bectol...
ST. ANACLETUS V. RAMBLERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 27 June 1919
ST. ANACLETUS v. RAMBLERS. The St. Anacletus and Ramblers met on Saturday last for the first time this year, and naturally attracted a great crowd. The. game was fast right through, and at times players were in clined to be a little on the rough side. Tlie Ramblers were handicapped by the absence of Dodd from their chosen 18, whilst the. Saints* elect 18 donned the colours." Mr. Whittaker had charge of ?the game (or. at least, was appointed by the Association to have charge), but his exhibition was very' poor. His great fault was in allowing the players to tell him what to do. The teams were as fol lows : St. Anacletus: Erennan (captain). Mills (vice). Dickson, Roberts. Jenkins, Cain. Smart (2), Clancy, Conlin (2), Fogarty. Mesnil, Cummings, Graves, Wall, King, Hawkins. Ramblers: Adams (capt.), Taylor, Meadows, McNamara, Rimes, Shields, Flatten. Blight, Brown, Brim age. Reynolds, Virgin. Ramsav, Hunt. Tripnev. Lathlean, Coffen, Inglis. During the course of the game both teams" had o...
INTERESTING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 27 June 1919
INTERESTING ITEMS. i An inck of rainfall represents ICC tons of water to an acre. A man should weigh twenty-six pounds for every foot of bis height. . More than a million lives have been lost liy earthquake in the last ctutury. South American ants have been known to construct a tunnel three miles in length. Diamonds are found in every col our1 and shade, from the purest whit* to jet black. The cultivation of the pear is said to have been introduced into Eng land by the Romans. There are two sorts of tattooing in use among the women of the Congo. One is common to ail the mem bers of the same tribe,, and indicates the .origin and birthplace of the sub ject. It is an infallible and perpe tual certificate of birth and nation ality. The other sort of tattooing is simply fantasy and coquetry. But among certain tribes there is a third kind. The women record upon their bodies Die epochB of their existence. A horizontal line marks marriage, oblique . lines- the birth ot children, a vertical ...
SEAWEED FOR FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 27 June 1919
SEAWEED FOR FOOD. 1 A man of science lias predicted that sooner or later, "store-tided seaweeds" * predigeeted sargas sum," "cream ol Ee* ujoss," and other nautical foods will be popular articles of diet. That certain kinds of seaweed are edibU h,-.6 long been knov.n, but, fortu nately, the human race has not yet been forced to depend on this source for its regular meals. In the " Technical World Magazine" a writer discusses the possibilities of sea weed. Seaweeds have been eaten and en joyed for centuries, and in parts oi the Orient are a staple article o1 diet-the literal '"staff of life." Many varieties are composed lar gely of gelatin. These have been e.t n for ages by the Chinese, Ja panese, and the inhabitants of man; islands in the Pacific Ocean. A cleaner and more wholesome ar ticle of Ciet cannot be imagined, and travellers who have tried it pro nounce it to be both palatable and digestible. There is no reason why it should not take the place of seme of the common foods in ...
QUORN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 27 June 1919
; ~;v.' QUORN RACES. The Quorn Jockey C1>v'J will hold thieir Annual race meeting to-morrow,, and everything points to a record day. The course has been railed right Ground, .and telegraph communication has hqw been established - on the course. Light showers h:.ve fallen in the last few days, and the track is in splendid condition, and everything points to .some fast-times being estab lished. Mr. M. J. Hogan will be in attendance in . his official position ot . Stipendiary -Steward. . Several horses : from the metropolis are engaged in different races/ and this adds special interest for the racing folk. In the iurdles, 12 horses. are engaged, in cluding Grace * Watson, -Muttawarlrah, Andy Donald, Lochiel, and several other good 'uns over the battens. In the Flying Handicap, Paddilli is allots ted top "weight, and a field of 13 is booked to face the starter. The Quorn Handicap attracts a field of 11, and Arise "has been allotted top weight. Anton Belle leads the list in the Ladies...
CHAPTER XVIII. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 4 July 1919
CHAPTKB rfjai. : Xt *m tfc* Afternoon of tb* JOth ol February. Michael Korfl lukd joat &r rival »t ? Xrk«tak. V/;^Cii£br&lt;^p^. and ' General "Matures liad been summoned to a town several hundred miles down the river, leaving Vassily neeond in command." ?But b?s responsibilities- did not wejgh heavily isj on him: that after noon. He bad no thing to do, and the tfaie promised to drag .very slowly. The other oeeupa^tB of the room half a doren merchants and sv.'iordin ate officers-rwere jjither .sleeping or absorbed in. cards. .. Vassily totted his half-consumed cigar away and j \wned. He threw the* paper on the table, and strolled down stairs. In the lower hall be tc&me face to face with a little man vhose faded blue uniform stamped him as one of 'the prison guards; his belt bristled with revolvers, and a -great cutlass dangled from..his side. "16 " bis excellency the governor within the cluu ?" the man asked, making a stifl salute. "'General Mature!? left for...
(Copyright.) IN THE NAME OF THE CZAR. PART 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 4 July 1919
CZAR. DBHAY GRJ^TDOtf, ' ,* "Till® g- ^nouse. o! Orhvol/' jbcr Si.' .??l 4^" rs" " ? ?" -- » xi.". £ ?-.'.'?i;-£ .*. "Yfea are rigrhr/' answered T«la isintheir J»e 1«S. But aay nothing to anyone, re member." - Mphonse glanced at the^fioor - for a ucfaene. When he looked up a ' tear wafnhining in e]re. ^owiMiT," be said in & dioking, yofee. *'I have basely repaid your taupnass.' I have kept from you "a »ecsett- -but I -will -do so" no longer. Thereis* hidden pauri in the closet ot felw^nji'a room. I do not know if tb*r« in anything behind it.but I will loot . It may be thatyou will find 80Ti^Bt to-aid you In' your quest." ; v "^ hidd«;paBeri" jsxclaime£l'" Va ladijh.' "Why did you not teli me of tt bfefon y' ®° not reproach me," implored -Alpbonse., "I-I. could not betray Stepan Sebran#. But now I know tbafc you are a true friend. Your kindness is more than I -can bear. I am fusible of " my mistake. Forgive u», paonnciir.'' "Show me this hidden panel." de manded - Valadon. i ...
OWLS FOR ORCHARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 4 July 1919
OWLS FOR ORCHARDS. The fruit growers of New Zealand., after long endeavouring in vain to circumvent the small bird pest, re cently hit upon the experiment of trying owls. A hundred small Ger man owls were ordered, and a part of the birds were delivered and they were liberated in .'the fruit-growing districts and immediately, proved a wonderful success. They killed wax eyes, finches, green linnets, thrushes, blackbirds, and sparrows ; also mice rats, and young rabbits. They fed their young on caterpillars, grubs, and beetles, and their only fault seemed to be an occasional fondness? ,for a chicken from the farmyard. "Absolutely nothing in the news papers ! Nothing but politics."
POLAR PINE FORESTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 4 July 1919
POLAR PINE FORESTS. Professor David, who holds the Chait of Geology in the University oi Sydney, and who accompanied Sir Ernest Shackleton in his recent expedition to the Antarctic, has been making some interesting observations On his discoveries there. The fossil woods he had found showed that pine forests had flourished in the vicinity of the South Pole at a remote geo graphical epoch. The coal seams he had discovered suggested the same conclusion. At that time there was more or less continuous land from Australia to the South Pole. The climate all over the world was at that period much milder than at present. A remarkable flower grows on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec whifch chan ges its colour three times a day. In the morning it is white, at noon it is red, and at night it is blue. At noon it gives out a strong perfume, while at any other time it is per tectly odourless.
VANISHING LAKES. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 4 July 1919
VANISHING LAKES. Whether the globe on which we dwell is gradually drying up or not is a question that has been much de bated. Recent discoveries in Central Asia have been regarded by some as favouring an affirmative answer, but others have replied that the observ ed phenomena are simply periodic changes. Dr. Walser, of Zurich, champions the affirmative view on the ground that a great number of European lakes have certainly disap peared within the last 250 years. The canton of. Zurich, for example, had 149 lakes a quarter of a century ago, and only has 76 to-day. He believes that a similar tendency to disappearance has affected the lakes qf Germany and Russia.
The Times FRIDAY, JULY 4, 1919. Local and General News [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 4 July 1919
FRIDAY, JULY 4, 1919. Local and General News S. Peter's Church.-The services on Sunday next will be as follows:-8, Holy Communion; 11, Mattins; 7, Evensong. Police Transfers. - Sub-Inspector O'Brien, who recently receded pro motion, has been transferred to Port Pirie, and left to take up his new duties on Saturday last. Sgt. Ahearn, of Hamley Bridge; is Sub-Inspector O'Brien's successor. Beautiful bankets, for Nippy Nights, at Dobbie's. Auctioneering Business.-We are informed that it if the intention of Messrs. Bennett & Fisher to open up a branch of their general auctioneer ing business in ' Peterborough at an early date. Their office will 'be oppo site the Post Office, and arrangements are . being made to acquire suitable sale yards. Two notices tacked up in - the Strand Palace Hotel, London, caused considerable amusement: (1) Officers resident here are 'kindly requested not to drink the bath'water. (Hotels close at 8 p.m.) (2) Braces must not b.e wt>rn hanging down rou...
EARTH WAVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 4 July 1919
EARTH WAVES. The perfected earthquake recorders now in use detect many curious move ments of the crust of the globe, which, while they escape our unaided senses, may nevertheless play an un expected part in the economy of the planet. Two kinds of microseismic oscillations have been discovered, one having a period of from four to nine seconds, and the other a period of about half a minute. The former is often observed simultaneously over large portions of the earth. Dr. Klotz, in Canada, has observed that whenever a centre of low barometric pressure, after traversing the con tinent, reaches the ocean, these strange oscillations appear. Profes sor Wiechert suggests that they may be due to the impact of ocean waves,, the force of which varies with the etate of the air. A special observa tory is to be set up on the west coast of Ireland to study them. The microseismic oscillations of a period of half a- minute appear to be due to local winds, which set up a wave motion on the land simil...