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Cablegrams. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
LONDON, Sunday. The suffragettes at Glasgow have ''■imaged a great amount of corrcs poudeneo by pouring some black iluid through a slot in pillar boxes. Mr. Birred^ Chief Secretary for .Ireland, speaking at Eristol said the people could not answer for them selves, and that never in a lit of in dignution would they clamour for war, neither could they answer for other nations, and therefore for Ireland which might he starved out in three weeks a strong navy was a necessity. He could hold out no hope in the re duction in the Estimates. The Secre tary of State for Mar declares that in the host interests of Britain and the Empire that the Irish Parliament should ho established, uod it would he disastrous to permanently dissever Catholics from Protestant Ireland.
Designs for New Stamps. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
Designs for New Stamps. New designs for the two-pence half-penny, sixpenny and two shilling stamps have been adopt ed by. the Postmaster-General and a'new issue will be made as soon as the printing can be un dertaken. The two-pence half penny design is the King's head in blue. The profile is better than the penny design, something similar, but touched up and slightly changed. The sixpenny design contains a Ivookooburra sitting on a tree branch. The two shillings one is the black •swan stamp of West Australia, smaller in size, set in an outline of Australia.
A Joyful Sound. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
A Joyful Sound. cows, fv^d, ;ured ' o atteiPslon A case in which cows, grass, and fences .figured uiiuentlv, occupied the aft of Ihe Bench at the Ipswich Po lice Gourl, '(-.says the ".Standard"). During the progress of the case . a heavy shower of rain broko over the court-house, and the •' ■ car towards the ceiling, and witness in (ho box cocked his ' made no answer to I lie inlerro ynu hear nut".'" asked the solici tations of (lie solicitor. "Can't lor. "Oh, 1 can hear you all i rigid," replied the witness, "but [ want to listen to the rain!" Thousands of Dead Babbits. I The hanks of (he I-'ish and Campbell Rivers, in the Bathurst district, are perforated for miles wilii rabbit holes. Ilahbils are dying (in thousands, owing to the dry weather and poisoning. The country is foetid with the reek of rotting carcases. In the event of rain ttie carcases in cluding sheep and birds, poison ed by the baits, together with loads of sheep, manure and mas ses of decomposed vegetation, will lie...
Dog's Pathetic Vigil. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
Dog's Pathetic Vigil. Six .months ago Richard Knight, was murdered near his hut at Coldstream (Vic). The hut is now deserted, except by Knight's Irish terrier, which sits all day under- his late master's bed on art old waistcoat which once be longed to. him. When evening falls the dog runs (o a farm house half a mile away, to eat ■up: table scraps saved for him. ■ Then he returns to his lonely - vigil in the hut. The public have almost forgotten tho mur der, but not the terrier, and if there is any truth in the saying that- ''murderers always, revisit the: scene; of ; their, crime," .'.-..theU; dog: will bo there waiting when the time - ■comes . If ,a stranger,"/, approaches;: tjio hut the terrior . growls , apd . sniffs . suspiciously;V then, satisfied he is not his masr:', ter's slayer; .he " goes; hack to Lhe old waistcoat.. :
A True Ghost Story. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
A True Ghost Story. Some fifty years ago a military man bought Castle Crofts and an estate in Co. Kerry. It had been the residence of the last Prince, and was a large house with legends at taching to it. When the family had been there some time a ban shee, as befitted such a historical place, duly haunted one side ol the building at the correct hour, and with the sounds considered proper to the species. There were four boys and one girl. One of them, a boy of eight, said in the deliberate manner peculiar to him, "Miss Hum phreys" (the nursery governess), "I want to see the ghost, will you call me at 12 o'clock ?" No one thought of refusing this hoy things, some how, so at five minutes to twelve she went to his bedroom. To her great fright, the window Was open, and looking up the great Bide of the house, she spied a small hoy. He had climbed right up to the roof by means of the ivy, and had found the banshee in I lie shape of some owls' nests. Their snoring had been translated by ■ t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
Lanpr ajpita Yeefr Yesterday js nut long ago but twelve years is.' To have been cured long ago and to have been well ever since surely means a permanent euro Here is what a Tenterlield lean has to say about it. Mr. .lolin Luiuax, Douglas .Street, Tenterlield, says : " I got symptoms of kidney disorder some years ago, just after I had low fever. It eamo on in the form of backache, and I took to wearing flannel. bandages, which 1 blame for making me worse. You see, when I worked 1 would per spire, and the belt woujdget wet, and seemed to drag the strength out of me, besides it would often move. J was in terrible agony and often so bad that I could not attend to my work. ■ T used enough medicine to stock a chemist's shop, hut they never did me tiny good. One day a friend told mo to use Doan's Backache Kidney Pills, saving thev had cured him, so I sent off to Jitorgens' Pharmacy for some. They cured mo also, and 1 only wish now I had heard of these grand Pills long before. Mrs. Lomax co...
Tennis. SCRUB V. BUNGULLA. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
SCRUB V. BU3SGULLA. The Scrub Tennis Clu!> journeyed to Bungullii ou Saturday last am! defeated the home team after an ex citing finish by one game. Scores.:—r Mrs. Johnstone and Jim Hutch ings v. E. Hinett and O. O'Connor 6—4 Lucy Petrie and P. Smith v. J. Chorley and Mrs. Hinett 0—6 Kelt Hntchings and L. Petrie v. P. Hinett and Mary Murphy 6—5 Emily Mullins and Jno. Hatch ings v. Mrs. Chorley and M. O'Connor 6—4 Grace Smith and W. Birrell v. T. O'Connor and Lucy Lar ^ racy G—4 Adela Smith and Dick Mathie son v. Mrs. Petrie and G. Hinett G---1 Mrs. Johristona and Jim Hutch ings v. J. Chorley and Mrs. Hinett 5—fc' Lucy .Petrie and F. Smith v, C. O'Connor and E. Hinett 5—6 Nell Hutchings and L. Petrie v. M. O'Connor and Mrs. Chor-- • ley 5—G Emily Mullins and Jno. Hatch ings v. F. Hinett and M. Murphy 1 1—G Grace Smith and \V. Birrell v. G. Hinett and Mrs. H mett 6—5 Adeia Smith and Dick Mathie son v. T. O'Connor and L. Larracy G—1 Scrub : 7 sets 58 games. Bungulla : 5 sets 5f gam...
Rabbit Destruction. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
At :i large meeting of landholders at Deepwator (says the " .Dispatch ") it was decided to form a Rabbit Des truction Association. Mr. R. 0. A. Ilobertson, during the course of his remarks said lie was not in favor of paying a bonus, and beilcved in the poison cart. Thev had a poison cart at Wellington Yale, and each time the cart went out nOO rabbits were destroyed.- At that rate all their revenue would soon be exhausted. In his opinion the only way was to wire net. It was costly, yet the only way As matters now stood they were pra ctically paying the P.P. Boards for nothing. In this .district, the un occupied Crown lands were only breed ing grounds for noxious animals. Shire Councils and P.P. Boards should destroy blackberry and other cover and not leave these breeding grounds right at the door • of landholders. He had written to the. Shire Council and P.P. Board, but only received sympathy. If the diff erent holdings were netted and poison carts used they could then cope with the...
Celebrated Artist's Model. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
Celebrated Artist's EUlodel. When Sir John Millais was en- I gaged upon his picture, "The North- , West Passage," now in the Tate j Gallery, he was unable to find a ' suitable model for the old mariner | —one man only, Trelnwney, the for- | mer friend of Byron and Shelley, I realising his ideal. I On being approached by the ar- ' tist, the old gentleman guve n, flat ! refusal, whereupon Lady Mallais ! undertook to try her powers of per suusion. For a time Trelnwney was adamant, but at length was so far won over as to agree to sit, conditionally on the artist's wife taking a certain number of baths at a Turkish baths establishment in which he had a pecuniary interest. To this Lady iMalluis agreed, with the result that Shelley's old friend is depicted in the canvas. There is, however, an amusing se quel. In the picture ihe weather beaten sea-dog is shown with a glass of grog at his'elbow, a realistic touch which gave mortal offence to the irascible model, who, a strict teetotaler hims...
The Indian Bearer. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
The Indian Bearer. Tf there is one thing more then an other essential to the Knglishman in India it is his bearer. A bearer, be it known, is a per sonal servant somewhat akin to a valet at home. He is supposed to look after one personally, but one is often inclined to think that this is a secondary consideration, his principal occupation being to dis gorge commission from all and sun dry on every imaginable thing— oneself included, For instance, your sugar and tea are disappearing very rapidly, and as he lias two wives, ten children, and 12 rupees (ltis.) per month, one naturally has suspic ions. On being accused, he assumes an air of injured innocence, and un less you have definite proof you feel that you are a very unjust man. Having definite proof, how ever, he is finally "cornered," when he will calmly tell you that unless he is allowed to rob you he will leave your service. When one gets experience it is found to lie .much the 1 ictter plan to allow him, within hounds, to Irnve...
A Novel Calling. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
fi Novel Calling. A novel wiiy of augmenting u mea gre weekly wage was that of a man who was in the habit of buy ing old portmanteaux and trunks. He found numbers of people glad to dispose of them when they got shabby or a bit out of repair, and frequently obtained them at a very low price indeed. After undergoing a little renovating at his hands they were ready for sale. By means of a cheap advertisement he succeeded in fmdinjf easy sale, for these serviceable articles. During the long holiday . season the demand was the great est, then sometimes he could have sold more than he could supply. j lie found it a remunerative busi ness, for, owing to his being able to procure them at a very cheap rate, they carried a good profit. Tn renovating them he was very care ful not to remove the labels, for he found that he could make shillings more of. a portmanteau or bag well pasted over with foreign and pro vincial railway labels to both men and women who possessed a weak ness for posing as ...
Throwing Dice for "Victory." DRAMATIC ENDS OF GREAT WARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
Throwing Dice for "Victory." DRAMATIC ENDS OF GREAT WARS. When Fernando VII. died of apo plexy one September day in 1833, his death was the prelude to one of the most sanguinary dramas which even Spain has ever wit nessed. For seven years the coun try was deluged with blood, and laid waste by fire. It was divid ed into two huge armies, one seek ing to win the throne for lion Carlos, the dead King's brother, the other equally resolute to pre serve the Crown for his infant daughter, Isabella. Forward and backward the tide of war flowed and ebbed-until at last Marato leader of the Carlist forces, realising that his task was hope less with an army demoralised by hardships and heavy losses, turned his thoughts towards an honour able peace. One morning he rode alone into the enemy's camp, abd asked to be taken to General Es partero. Drought face to face with him, he coolly proposed that they should throw dice for victory. His suggestion was accepted in the spi rit in which it was made ; t...
CATTLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
CATTLE MARKET. Harold Curry, reports yearding 139 head of mixed cattle on Saturday last to a very large attendance of buyers. Competition was extremely brisk and prices liigli. Three year old steers" realised..£5, two year old £3 lis, 12 to 18 months old £2 13s to £3 6s, poddies 26s, store cows, aged, from £2 ta £2 10s, 3 year old spcyed heifers, from £3 to £3 5s, 2 year old heifers £2, fat heifers £1 15s. Taii.ok.—Now is the'time to order your next Suit. There is no need to send out of town for it as you will get better .satisfaction if you leave your order with II. "Wood, the 'Jailor, next to J loyal Hotel. Ask your friends who have had Si-its from him, they will convince you that you cannot get as good value elsewhere. Call in and see the New Season's (locals and make your choice, it will puv you.*
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
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SHOW ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
The publicans booth were well cat ered for by Mr. John I)wyer, of the Terminus Hotel, unci notwithstanding the rurh, provision was made to meet the requirements. Mr. Dwyer gave i record price for the privileges and. well deserved the support of the visi tor:;. A. fruit stall was oonducted by Mrs. Murpliy. At the formal opening of the Show proceedings on Wednesday Mr. Cadell wl ;h his usual generosity, and for the second year in .succession, handed over to Mr. Warner, on behalf of the. Hos pital, a cheque for LI 00 towards the fund of that- institution. Mr. Cade.ll in doing so said it was a grand insti tution and everyone, should support, their hospital, a place where the sick and afflicted would always he eared for. Mr. Warner thanked Mr. Cadell. .He regretted that through illness the president (Mr. Woodward) was not able to he present to receive the dona tion. They would shortly receive a pound for pound subsidy on the last year's donation and a similar subsidy next year on the amo...
SYDNEY. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
SYBfSEY. Thursday. Tin—Ms Gd. Should the Unionists remain out there are • indications that other laborers will he available. It was stated at the employers meeting that 5000 volunteers woidd come from the coiintrv if required. Dr. Maclean and Ilurley, two members of the Mawson expedition, have returned. The former mentioned the fact that when on Xmas Eve they left Commonwealth lhty they wore literullv blown out. hy a htiirieane in Antarticacia. Maclean discovered many bacteria and has brought some cultures to bvdnev for investigation; The live riflemen selected to repre sent X.fi.W. at Eislcy arc T. (.!. Harrison, 1). McAlister, A. Parsons, with H. Mutton and J. Stinson as emergencies. Eight h tehes of rain fell in 15 hours at Coifs Harbour and the streets are Hooded and property damaged. While a passenger train was pass ing through Rooty Hill late last-night the lire box blew out. Roth ' the engine driver (Bourkc) and the fire man (Marthetts) got their clothes on fire and almost bu...
Section 2. Farmers' Exhibits of Stock. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 March 1914
::t'on 2. Farmers' Exhibits of Stock. Draught Stallion.—8. Ward's Spoc n!o.tcir 1. | Drauglt; Mare or Filly.—W. Bailey 1, rJ'. A. Landers 2. Draught Marc, with fonl nt foot.— M. Finn 1, A. II. Taylor 2. Fraught Horse.—/ . H. Taylor 1, I'hiL doinmerlad 2, S. Dickson 3. Pn'.r /'ouch Horses.—P. Wilkie 1, C. Battaglini 2. :-rulers' Hack.—J. W. Barlow 1, J. Curry 2, J. Donoghue 3. Farmera' Buggy Horse.—P. Dono ghuo 1, J. Curry 2, P. Finnerty 3. Cattle—Shorthorns. , Bull, 2 years, and over.—H. J. Chor ley 1. 1 Cow, 3 years and over.—H. J. Chorley 1, Jas. Donnolly 2. Heifer, 2 years and under 3.—H. J. Ofhorley 1. Heifer, 1 year and under 2.—PI. J. Chorley 1. Heifer, under 1 year.—H. J. Chor fey 1 and 2. Plercfords. Bult, 2 years and over.—G. F. Tit kin 1, F. SchifIman-2. Cow, 3 years and' over.—G. F. Pit kin 2, F. J. Chorley 2. Heifer, 2 years and under 3.—No exhibit. Dcvons. Bull, 2 years and over.—H. J. Chorley 1, J. J, Fetrie 2. Cow. 2 years and over.—H. J. Chorley 1, F.S chitfman 2. He...