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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Tuesday. UNEXPECTED ENDING OF A FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 12 July 1910
TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS. (Press Telegraphic Association.) SYDNEY. Tuesday. UNIONPKCTIOI) KNDING OF A FIGHT. Iho light for tho resident championship og Australia between Costa and Kd. Wil liams at the Cyelorama, Melbourne, camo to a remarkable and unexpected ending. The boxers were billed for 20 rounds. At tlio end of tho 8th round Costa, instead of meet ing his opponent, went towards the specta tor.*, and raised his band for silence. Abso lute silence prevailed as Costa called out: 1 can t light. men the crowd .veiled: 'Go 011.' With his hand still upraised, Cos ta continued ; 'Gentlemen, I can't go on; 1 can't see.' Costa's eyesight bad failed. From a medical ma» it was * learned Costa was suffering from defective vision, appar ently caused by tin? injudicious application of chemicals to arrest the bleeding of an eyelid. He had not received and damage to the eyo during the fight.
DEATH OF MR. JOHN CRAWFORD TAMWORTH FIRST SCHOOLMASTER. A FINE OLD GENTLEMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 12 July 1910
DEATH OF MR. JOHN CRAWFORD TAMWORTH'S FIRST SCHOOLMASTER. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; A FINE OLD GENTLEMAN. There passed away last night Mr. John Crawford, who was closely associated with the early history of Tamworth. He was a fine old gentleman — honest and manly, and with a kindly feeling in his heart towards his fellow men. Not a few who read these lines will utter words of regret, at Mr. Craw- ford's demise, although he had lived the al- lotted span, having reached the ripe old age of 83. His mental acuities were alert to the last, but his frame was sadly wasted. Old Father Time had come along with his unsparing grip. The 'Observer' office deeply regrets the death, for there was always a close relation- ship with the deceased gentleman. For something like 20 years he had been a con- tributor to the columns of the 'Observer,' writing under the heading of 'Quiet Talk.' His writings were of a high order, and the editorial staff always welcomed them. In November of...
METHODIST QUARTERLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 15 July 1910
MGTHODI.ST QL'AKTERLY MEETING. I he quarterly meeting of the officials con nor'ied with tho Methodist Church in the Tamworth Circuit was held 011 Wednesday hist when the Rev. .Tames Colwell, the Super intendent of tho Circuit, presided. Tlio question of church membership was consid ered, the returns showing an increase of 22 during the past three months. It was also ? reported that on Decision .Sunday over -10 young j-oopio had expressed the resolve to livo a Christian life. Mr. iiarley-Jones, re cently arrived I mm birimngliani, was engag . cd as af.sistonl to Slr; Colwel'. The Evan gelistb advance movement, inaugurated by tho last conference, was considered and tho meeting unanimously resolved to contribute its ount:i t'! the expense thus incurred. Tho question of No-Lieeine was al::o introduced by a circular letter from tho Teniperanco Committee in Sydnev, and the members wero urjied to vote and to use their personal iu ilnenca to .'.ecure reduction of hotels at the next Slat:! c...
A NEW FIRM. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 15 July 1910
\ M » J II' M - I he Coastal 1' armors Co-Onerative '.So cietv, Ltd.. liavo. decided 1o onen business in Iainworth aiid have taken oil a leahe 0110 ol tho slums at present bemci erected by Sir. &. h. Brown, . inmstL'.i tho Caledonian ? 1 Intnl. I he liuad olhce ol the Conmaiiy is 374 Sussox-streot, and branches are cstab -hslied at S\olloiurong. Gouiburn. Newcastle, Orange, l\orth Svdnev. Asblield. Hosedale, and Parramatta. I he manager ol the Com pany, Sir. C. E. D. SI ea res. 111 eonnianv with their travellinu: reuresentai-ive, Sir.- Norman - T. J tourn, were in tawn last week and have romuleted iirraiiuonients lor the onciiing of tlio business oh 1st August next. I11 11 spec ial prospectus for lucerne hay growers, the Company state their .Society is not a busi ness nor an agency in the Ordinary sense, but an institution established by farmers for -their own protection and advancement. The capital of the Society is £12,327, and has been subscribed by farmers and consignors...
"THE DEPTHS OF THE SEA." [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 15 July 1910
'inr ddpihs of j hi: si, a ' Arrangoincnti: liavo been niatlo bv the ' comnutteu -of . tlu) Slechanics Institute by . : w hich SI i . O. I lodlov. .1' :L.iS.. will lecture at the Oddfellows : Hall' ou Tuesday. 2'.-th inst., tin ; . I he /Dertlis ol . tlio Sea.' 'Iho lecture siiiould he; most interesting, and a large at tendance or. tho: iiiihhe is antic-nated. Sir. . . Hodloy was ono ol tho lecturers in the recent I' liivorsitv. Extension course, his subject be ing 'lories .Strait, tho Gateway ol Austra llo J» 'n... . il.:.. 1...1 ? : 1 i- . in. ? .1 iiu liuk ici.iure was (leuverea was a wot- one. At the romnw', lecture, those, '. holders of course tickets who wero prevent ed bv the inclamonc.v of the .weather from attending ''lhos Gateway of Australia,' will bo admitted free, whilst those who did attend will ho 011I3' charged (id. Admission toothers to 'Iho Dentils of tho Sea, lecture will be J/. I he lecture will commence at a quarter to 8. ? : I
POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 15 July 1910
POIACE COI in At' tho .Police Court this morning, before , -Sir. H. S. Hawkins, P.SI.. Wilhain Slulhol ?. .:land, on -a- chamo of drunkennoss. was lined - - .£2 ov. olio 1 mouth. . and for usni2 indecent language was fined £5 or two months. The ? s'jntencos- to lie cumulative. Accused lias 52 rroviotis convictions a'jamst linn. SV'illiam ^:.SVeeks was, charged .with stealing one lob ster. -valued at 3/ from Andronieo s hsli shop : .nil- Peel -Street.' on .1 htirsdav. Accused said lio :tl:cf .not intend stealing the lobster; lit took iit'-for a -hit of fun,- as he and a friend ? mlcndod .having lunch at the slion. He s'ated ho had inonov on Imn at the time to |;ay.. foijitho . lobster, lie elected to he suni marilv . dealt with; and was- lined M.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 15 July 1910
WANTKD.— A- Good General .Servant. Apply, MRS. SNOW, Carthage St. WANTKD. — 'JVii Smart Young Women as Assistants. CHARLES RKGAN, LTD.' WANTKD. — A Good Rush Carpenter. Apply, C. JEFFRIES BIUTT10N. '\7'bUNG MAURIKI) I\L^ wants situation .8, as Butcher, Sho]nnan, or Orders. Ap ply, F.J., 'Observer' Ollico, Tamwortli. WANTED Competent HOHSl* DRIVER, permanent billet. T. G. ADAMSON. WANTED. — A Jii^ht General. Apply, MRS. W. PALMER, 'Coppingford,' White Street. W ANTED MAN OR YOUTH for Dairy Farm; must be able to milk well. W.J. LITTLE, Hlock 3, Peel Section, or P.O., Tamwortli. W ANTED.— A Good GEN URAL SER VANT. Apply, MRS: LAWSON, Hank of New South Wales, Currabubula. W ANTED.— Good Plain ' Cook. Wages 12/-. Apply, Mrs. F. HYSON, Hotel, Moonbi. 'VK7ANTKD. — A Good Laundress tako » v Washing Home. Apply, MRS. W. E. SEXTY, 'Maiden,' Brisbane Street. WiHSTElt for 1UCYCLES from £7/10/; Guns from 3'-/; Sundries. Sydney pivces. Agent- L.M.C. Motors. ~\ST ANTED THREE MEN to Bum Cliar v V c...
LAND APPLICATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 15 July 1910
' LAND APPldC \TIOXS Hie locul Crown. Lands- Acont lias received , - the following . apid'cntions for land : — Thomas - - SJeodows, o.e.ii. 5 acres 3 roods 3(- porches, c;iintv Ruckland , parish C'urrabuWila ; Georiw Ilcnrv- durd. o.c.ii. 21G5 acres, county Darling, parish Ironbnrk : Michael SlcCor . matii, a. c. p. .103 acres, couutv Parrv, parish ? .Scott , Jamus Hall, o.c.p. I2U acres, county , Inghs, parish -Moonlit : Geo. A. Rowliusoii, a. -.p. 2f)2.acios, c.l. !)f-0 acres, couutv Parry, l aiish Callaghan ; William L. Rowland, sp.l. 120 acres, ;ccunty Iinrhs, nansh Porrv.
Crown Lands' Yearly Return [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 15 July 1910
Crown Lands' Yearly Return Collections by Crown Land Agent, Tam wortli, for year ending Jnno 30, 11)10, aro: — 1 , £ s d. Annual leases ? ? .. .. 425 14 1 Anctioli sales . . . .. . ... .. C28 10 0 Aftor auction sales . . .. . . .. 473 1 5 Conditional leases .. .. .. .. 017(5 4 G Conditional purchaser, . . ;'. ... 211,42!) 8' 3 C.P. transfer fees . . ..134-J 17 0 C.P. leases .. .. 04 7. 3 Homestead selections .... . . 1270 4- 5 Improvement purchases . . . . . . 2 0 0 Residential leases ? ? 72 11 5 Settlement lenses .. ...... 1278 10 11 Special leases ? ; .. ,. 38O 11 1 Road routs .. .. .. 123 .17 1 Appraisement fees .. 2 0 0 Improvement leases ,. .. .. .. .'it 0. 0 Crown improveiuonts . . . . . . 124 3 2 Licenses (timber, etc.) .. .. . . 8 2 (i Tiithograps. . .. .. ,. .. .. .. 10 17 5 Parchment forms .. .. .. 72 17 0 Miscellaneous 'collections. .' .. .. 178 fi 8 Setilement'rurchase ? ..20,317 1 11 Annual leases (C.Set. Act) .. .. :) 0 0 Auction sales «!.Kot. Act) .. .. 5!«) 2 3 Misce...