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Bank Balances. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
Bank Balances. General Fund £53 lis 6d, Street Lighting Fund £117 10s 9d, Sanitary Fund £6-1 15s lid, Trust Fund ^25. This was received and adopted on he motion of Aid. Kline and Steven 01). "Works Committee's Report. The Committee begs to report on the following matters referred to the Committee by the Council:— Blackberries in Tenterfield Bark, and High and Logan-streets.—Re commended that this matter he at tended to by the maintenance staff. Tenterfield Park Gates.—That this matter receive attention when Park Grants are available. Footbridges in Cowper and Doug las-streets.—That these be replaced as Boon as possible. Application of Mr. A. H. Edmonds, to build business premises with ,, material known as asbestolite.—The !building regulations do not allow of this material being used. Approach to Willow Bridge in Rouse-street.—That the existing fence be. extended along the embankment. Culverts in Mol&sworth and Bul wer-streets.—The foreman to report on these culverts. Aid. W...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
1500 MIXED CATTLE, including Fat and Forward Bullocks and Cows, store steers, heifers, ■ breeders, ifcc. 250 HOUSES, comprising light and heavy draughts, harness and saddle sorts, and a number of good ponies. .Full particulars later. Further bookings invited. BRUXNEB & COTTON, HARRISON J ONES & DEVLIN, Limited, Auctioneers. [A CARD.] POPPLEWELL& SYKES 4, a. popi'uswull ~j. SYKES Liecutiutu li.I.B.A., A.I A. ARCHITECTS, CASINO. ■ TELEPHONE No. 68.
Hawker's Great Flight. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
Hawker, the famous aviator, made a .series ot' (lights from the Randwick racecourse on Saturday afternoon, in the presence of an enormous gather ing. The aviator gave a wonderful exhibition of dipping and turning. Ho volplaned with the utmost ease at a height of ilOOO feet, and descended in the middle of the racecourse amidst great cheering. A few minutes later Hawker again ascended with Lord Denman as a passenger, and at height of a couple of thousand feet swept in big circles in the directions of Coogue and Maroubra, bringing his passenger back to the centre of the racecourse.
THE WONDERFUL EGG. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
THE WONDERFUL EGG. Within the limits of an egg shell ere found every element necessarj to the support of man. The nature of the food eaten by the hen creates the Ssvour, the colour of the; shell hav ing no bearing whatever in the mat ter. The relative weight of an eggs is : shell and lining material, 106.9 ; al bumen. 60-1.2 ; yolk, 288.9 ; one half the. egg is nutriment., The nutriment of meat is rated, at best, as only one-fourth. Consequently, os.e pound of eggs, j in nutriment value. Is eqasl to two pounds of meat. The average weight of a dozen eggs ranges from 15 ito 24 ounces, but . single specimens have been known to weigh four ounces each. Ton yenrs ago i Collingwocd estima • e,I that the hens of the previous yc.rv packed inside the shells of the eggs.. in to md numbers, 650 tons of water—soffku'ent lo fill a canal one mile long, 20 feet deep, and 300 feet wide. The shells required to hold this water contained 110,000 tons of lime. The hens of the country that year put enoug...
THE FARM. A LOSS PREVENTED IS A PROFIT MADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
A LOSS PREVENTED IS A PRO FIT MADE. The greatest losses on a farm are very often the unnoticed ones. They are unnoticed because they are not apparent on the surface. One of the most serious of these losses is lime. Three wide gates for ever stand open on our farms, and through these gates the valuable lime in the soil is ceaselessly going, never to return unless brought back in the farmer's dray. What are these gates, and why are they left open ? Is it possible to keep therq, closed ? We shall answer these questions to the best of our ability. The first of these gates is the crop ; and since a farmer cannot live unless he markets his crop, be it milk, live stock, grain, or fruit, this gate cannot and must not be closed. The second gate may be called drain age, and this may be kept closed, and certainly should for a great part, of the year. The third gate is called "artificial fertilisers," and should only be left open under exceptional [ circumstances. j We often wonder whether farm...
A VALUABLE FERTILISER. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
A VALUABLE FERTILISER. Poultry manure is a valuable fer tiliser if properly handled. Professor Watts tells how it is done at Penn sylvania State College. Ho oays : "It is collected on dropping boards which are sprinkled with rock phos phate, gathered frequently and placed in barrels. Alter the barrels are full they are covered with rock phr-wpbato which practically seals tJ-.o fmircts. us tar as the escape of acrancwia Is concerned,: The manure has baer, i.iaUf on various vegetables and pnjdSnflfn the very best results. Its v®hn ►» ««• pecially noticeable where appfmi for. early cabbago.
Municipal Council. MONDAY, FEB. 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
MONDAY. FEB. 23. The fortnightly meeting" of the above Council was held on the even ing of the above date. Present : Aid. Stewart (Mayor), Kline, Walker, Curry, Whereat, Taylor, Corney, and Stevenson. The minutes of the last meeting wore read and confirmed' on the motion of Aid. Whereat and Kline. Mayor's Minute,. " MAYOR'S MINUTE.. • Building Regulations.—I recommend that Clause 117 of the Building Re gulations be altered to read : "No shop or other building • for business purposes shall be constructed of any material other than brick, stone, concrete or other approved mater ial." The Mayor moved its adoption, Whereat seconded. Aid. Kline spoke against the minute, because of the openings it left for ap plications to build of different materials being granted, but even if it was adopted permission could not be granted to build of materials which would not make the walls a certain thickness. They had gone to a lot of trouble in compiling the n gul liions, and he hoped the aldermen wo...
The World' Butter Production. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
The World' Butter We read in the papers that the world's hatter production is increas ing by leaps and hounds ; that through the higher standard of living, 'mure butter is consumed now than formerly. The great increase in the production ' of buttef throughout the world has been co-incident and contemporaneous with, the almost universal use of the "Alfa-Laval" Creaai Separators. Ifully one and a half million " Alia-Laval" Cream Separators ■ are in use ; no wonder the name is a household word in the dairying community, and a name to conjure: with-—a name which stands for- everything which is best in cream separators. l'eliability, sim plicity, easy turning, clean skimming, combined with moderate price, have placed the Alfa-Laval" on a pedestal of distinction and merit, from which it will never be deposed. At various times there have been various makes of cream separators put on the world's markets, hut generally, after a short and inglorious career they ilieker and. die, and nothing f...
CHAPTER XXIII. A TRIUMPHANT HOME-COMING. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
CHAPTER XXITI. A TRIUMPHANT HOMR-COMTNG. After a short conversation with Sir Thomas T_,aUmer, in which he inform ed me that his niece's funeral, which would be strictly private, was fixed for the next day, as he was anxious she should he buried before her con fession became public, I left the Grey House for ever, glad to escape from the horrible associations con nected with it. I proceeded at once to the Hall, and on reaching it found the marquis, as usual, in the library. He rose as I entered. "You have come at last, Mr. Brown. I have been wishing to know how you were acting." "X could not leave the Grey Xlouse sooner, my lord. Now my presence is not needed. She who is guilty of your son's murder has gone to an swer to her Maker for that sin." "What ! Is she dead ?" exclaimed the marquis. "She died last night, and I am thankful it has ended so." "Was she guilty, do you think ?" j "I had proof of her guilt, my lord. The bullet fitted Sir Thomas Lati mer's pistol ; but her confession...
Gleanings. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
Two train way men, one of whom had been assaulted, chased the offender for two miles. Both the marriages and deaths hi Victoria last year show a decrease. A load of three logs was sold in Mullimibimby the other day for £52. The logs contained 4000ft of timber. At the last meeting of the Casino P.P. Board it was decided to write to ■the Lismorc and Tenterliekl P.P. .Boards and ask that steps be taken to deal with the rabbits. Kyogle Caledonian Society has a credit balance of .£25 yet they held a meeting last week when the matter of continuing the Society .was debated at length owing to lack of enthusiasm. Eventually it was decided not to wind the Society up. Strikes during the past six. and a half years resulted in the loss of £1,906,200 in wages to the workers. A child died at Moreo the other day from the effects of eating over ripe tomatoes. Mr. Cochran, M.L.A., was knocked "down by a tram at Botany on Sun - , day night and taken to the hospital suffering from a broken pelvis and a...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE OSSINGTON MYSTERY. PART 14. CHAPTER XXIT.—(Continued. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
(ALL. RIGHTS RESERVED.) By Hedley Richards, Author of "Tho Alilliooaire's Last Will," "The Day of Reckoning," etc., otc. PART 14. CHAPTER XXIT.—(Continued. "I have been wondering how your patient is," I said, as he sat down. He shook his head Badly. "Going fast, and it is hotter so than that she should live. But' I will tell you all. She slept heavily until nearly eight o'clock, when she awoke and I saw at once she was perfectly conscious. The fever hiad left her, but she was fearfully we ik. She look ed at me, then at the nurse, and hec'soned me to her. I bent over her and she whispered, 'Seed her away,' —pointing to the nurse, only one of them being in the room. I told her to leave us, and Miss Blanche again signed to me to come near, and whispered, 'X have been very ill.' I nodded. 'Shall I die ?' she asked, fearfully. Thin' ing it better she should know the truth, I replied, ' 'I fear there is little hope of your recovery.' She lay quiet for a mo- ] ment or two, with her eyes cl...
District News. URBENVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
UIIBENVILLE. A.few ticks have been captured lately. Mr. A. Hill has joined the band of auctioneers. Ho intends holding sale in the near future. Mr. J. "Walker was forced to visit the Killarney doctor. He has had bad health of late. "We hope for a speedy recovery. In a cricket match at Tooloom the single beat the married by a narrow margin of two runs. The return match will take place on Saturday next. The singles arc leaving i stone unturned to secure the best team. "Jonesy" is going to assist the singles. An endeavor will be made to get the Tooloom team here. " Ted" Stanfield is a good sport, and when W. L. Von Harten gets going we should have plenty of recreation.
Shadow fo a Crime. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
a -All inciikmt which recalled a re markable attempt to escape the long, arm of the law on the part of two men who were charged with murder took place at the Central Court, Byd iiey, the other morning. Grace Pal mer, a woman whose features bore the impress of much bitter experience, was before the Court on a charge of having insullicient means of support. .She Was convicted, but before sen tence was imposed the magistrate (Mr. Wilkinson, S.iW.) asked the Public Prosecutor (Sergeant Mankoy) if any thing was known about the woman. .Sergeant Mankey : " She has been known to the police for the last 15 or 20 years, your Worship. She has been in what might be regarded as trouble all her life. The greater part of her life has been spent in this State, and ' trouble' is the only word that can be applied Co the unfortunate woman. How she just landed in the country," pioeeeded Sergeant Mankey, "and what privations she and two male companions sull'ered in getting here was some time ago a story...
Professor Morrissey. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
Professor iomssev. This gentleman, writing from the Asylum at Hookwood says : " I shall lie much obliged liy your eontradiet ing a rumor that I am dead. J. ani •happy to say that, thanks to my an tidote, I am still very much alive in iSiew South Wales. This I know will he good-news to some hundreds of your readers—friends aim sympathis ers of my own. But Morrissey has had his last 1 bite,' und given his lust ' exhibition.' In future I confine myself to the manufacture and sale of mv snake-bite, antidote, as a means of livelihood." —G.I. 1 Guardiiui,'
OLD KOREELAH. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 26 February 1914
OLD ICOREELAH. (From our own Corruspoiidunt.) A race meeting was hold here on January 26'th with the following re sults :— Maiden Plate.^-WV. Petrie's Bluey 1, T. Petlieri's Little Fellow 2. Six others started. Koreelah Handicap.-—II. Brown's Fungus 1, S. Martin's Soda Man 2. All Colors and Bluey also started. Members' Bare.—B. Kerr's Bendi go 1, S. Martin's Soda Man 2. AH Colours also started. Flying Handicap.--I I. Brown's Fungus 1,'B. Kerr's Bendigo li. Consolation Banc.—J. Hurley's All Colors 1, S. Martin's Soda Man '2. Ilighllyer also started. Five bridles were run oil' and most of the finishes were very close. We have just passed through a dry spell. The latter part of last yeur did not give ii.sm.ueli rain and January this year mill came in such small quantities that it done no good. However, the present month to date has given us G'JS points, and where the creeks were thy in places they are now running a nice stream. On the 11th a storm passed round which gave White Swamp an...
Double Tragedy. COOK SHOOTS YOUNG MEN. THEN TAKES POISON. SEQUEL TO WAGES DISPUTE. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 2 March 1914
COOK SHOOTS YOUNG MEN. THEN TAKES I'M I SON. SEQUEL TO WAGES DISPUTE. M.ELBOUIINE, WWne ;&lt;Iiv. A.cold blooded tragedy occurred yesterday, Oswald Contts, the son of Councillor llobt. Coutts, J.I'., a well known grazier, of Longview ,Station, lifting shot fcv a, cook, whose nanu: is unknown. Tim cook told Oswald Coutts that lie. would leave and go to Melbourne bv an excursion train leav ing Boon, yesterday, and Coutts said that he would deduct, one week's wages if the cook did not give the, usual notice. They came into town yester day, and still argued the point, but Coutts would not. settle , under any other conditions than those he, had named. "When Coutt's returned with liis groom the cook said lie would shoot him. Coutts did not take the matter serious, hut on getting out of the buggy he saw the-cook pick up a gun. Coutts said, " Don't lie foolish," and seeing the cook was in earnest he tried to get away, but was shot under ■ the left shoulder at a distance of about thr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 2 March 1914
/ For Everything Up-to-date in Tooth Brushes, Pastes Hal Brushes, Combs, Toilet .Soaps and Powders. Suprema Cream and Nirvana Creams for the Complexion. Reliable Corn Cure and Tooth Esse,nee. Citrate of Magnesia, small granules—A cool Summer drink. J'or that Tired Feeling Try YJBROXA WINE. IODISED SAItSAPARl LEA for purifying the blood, 3/- and 4/6. CAR FOLIC .SALVE, A Useful Household Remedy.™ •• Also a LARGE ASSORTMENT of STATIONERY, "WRITING PADS, CHILDREN'S STORY ROOKS, FANCY GOODS, etc., at the Corner Pharmacy MOORE'S ALMANAC 1914 in Stock. /.THE FAMOUS LINTON HAT DYES, . All; Shades. PHIPPARD, Chemist, Tenterfield For Gentlemen of Taste HAS JUST RECEIVED A MAGNIEICENT RANGE Oi? BOSTOCK'S > GENT'S HIGH GRADE FOOTWEAR. -- ENGLISH - •RECOGNISED AS THE- BEST MAKER JN THE WORLD. Numeioiis Shapes and Styles. . Will -you favor us, with'*, your &lt; inspection. Ladies High Grade Seasonable Shoes f FOR YOUR SHOW FROCK. . |ST- Ask to see the - DOROTHY DAINTY SHOES, made ' by ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 2 March 1914
1500 MIXED CATTLE, including Eat and Forward Bullocks and Cows, store steers, heifers, breeders, Ac. 250 HORSES, comprising light and heavy draughts,- harness and saddle sorts, and a number of good ponies. ' Full particulars later. Further bookings incited. BRUXNER- it COTTON, HARRISON J ON J1S &lt;fc DEVLIN, Limited, Auctioneers.. Hello! What's This? TEMTERFSELD gHQW TUESDAY NEXT. 500 ENTRIES MORE THAN LAST YEAR. Riding, Hunting, Carriage and Driving Events. JUST FANCY, 600 ENTRIES ! Sheep and Poultry Pens Reconstructed in order to bold this year's Exhibits. NEW PAVILION BADLY WANTED. The'Old one is Positively CRAMMED! YOU'LL SEE. Jumpers Galore I Maidens S, Shire Hunters 9, Hurdles u Light and Heavy-weight Hunters 16, Federals 6, High Juuip 7. The 6ft. niu. Record Must be Outdone. Oh, do see that Great Passenger-carrying Biplane. Professor Hart will be there. See paragraph for list of Horses and names. Remembers This Week is just Teuterfield's Carnival Time, and that's eno...