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THE FIFE PEERAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
THE FIFE PEERAGE. The announcement that the Dukedom of Fife may follow in the female line is another proof of the luck that has attended the family of Duff. Tho rise of the Duffs is one of the most wonderful stories in the Peeraee. desnite the fnnt that the genealogists have mado merry over their origin. The latest edition of Burke strictly follows the discoveries of the experts by beginning with plain Adsm Duff, who was a small farmer at Clanybeg, Morayshire. This good man's grandson was created JEarl of Fife, a title which Mr. G. E. Cokayna, the accomplished Clarenceux King of Armn, in hia wonderful Peerage, sarcas tically declares was assumed to suggest that Duff was descended from the old MacduflB, tho Thaues of Fife. As a matter of fact, the Duko of Fife's family never owned a rood of land in the county of Fife. The pretentions to a loneer uedieree whioh som« of din nro. decessors concocted in the most un blushing way were mercilossly exposed by Dr. William Cramond, the accom p...
A RAPID FIRE PISTOL. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
A RAPID FIRE PISTOL. Tho latest and most formidable small arm is the pistolet. Available either as a revolver or magazine rifle, it has been pronounced a success after the severest tests. Remarkable- as has been the development of firearms within tbo last half of the century just eloBed, it has been due throughout to the application of a single principle in mechanics. Tho secret of tho rapid-fire guns of the navy, army, and of the new small arm is identical. After the first discharge, tho ball having passed out of tho bore, a small quantity of the_ gas escapes into a cylinder containing a piston. This is forced baok by the pressure, putting in motion a mechanism which again loadB and discharges tho gun, and the process is repeated until the magazine is emptied of ammunition. The pistolet is in reality a pocket Mauser, the magazine holding a belt of twenty four cartridges. The power of penetration is muoh higher than in ordinary service revolvers. 3ighted for five hundred yards, it c...
THE BOGAMILDI EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
THE BOGAMILDI EXCHANGE. Thn liogamildi land exchange— a proposal to surrender an exchange- of 51,000 acres of land on Bnguniilrii ? has been engaging the attention of the local Land Board during the past four days. The Crown was represented by District Snrvevor Thurlnirn. Stuff survnyorsL,aingand Sendall, and Mr. T. W. Taylor sworn valuator from Sydney. The. Bognmildi Company were repre sented by Mr. Zlotkowski and Mr J. T, Crane, instructed by the General Manager, Mr. J. H. Davie*. The evidence was of a voluminous character and apparently in favour of the ex change-. Mr. Boughton. of Pullamalla wa, representing the Farmers and Settlers Association, attended' with a petition numerously signed in favour of the exchange, but the Board declined to admit the petitioners' evidenoe in view of the recent Land Appeal Court decisions, and it has been sent on to the Minister for Lands. The public generally are favourable to the exoliange. as it will open up for settlement a large area' of val...
"SHANTY" CIDER. What it is Made From. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
'SHANTY' CIDER. What it is Made From. Mr. W. S. Campbell writos to tho ' Agricultural Gazotto' of Now South Wales:— Some littlo timo ago when I was travelling by buggy along n dry and dusty road, in one of tho warm parts of New South Wales, one of tho horses knocked up, fo tho drivor thought wo had hotter rest awhilo at tho next place we camo to. This turned out to bo a sort of acconimodation wino «hop, tho sign ovor which informed thirsty travol lcrs ' Colonial wino and cider sold here.' Visions of delicious sparkling cidor rose up before me, and I teemed to become morn and moro thirsty until the horses woro turned out, when tho driver and I sped to tho small bar pre sided over by a rough-haired Hebo. The driver nroferrfld thn Blrnnir sweet Isabella E'apo wino common to tho district to the cool refreshing cidor which I had ordered. Hebo went somowhere to the back of tho building for my cider, aDd I had to romain fuming for a considerable time until at last sho appeared with an over...
The Passing Show. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
The Passing Show. At the present moment great excitement prevail* in the capitals of the several State6 over the tariff. Mr. Barton and his Col leagues have at last yielded up all that was in them in this respeot. The cat is out of tho bag and the opponents of the polioy of protection to Native industries are wild very wild— so wild, in faot, that they have started to raiso the dust in several directions. It's atrocious they say to saddle thn people of this young country with suoh duties, and the organs which proteRj to champion their causo are shrieking %yitb them. They havo not heen long in raising the old ory that tho tariff is one whioh taxes everything the poor man uses and let* the rioh go free— that all tho necessaries of life will ba dearer, whilst tho luxuries will nol bo taxed. Was there a tariff ever introduced bv which it was proposed to levy dnlieB without a statement similar to this being made. It is one of t^e moit popular ories tho freetraders havo, It never fails to...
BEARS AND TELEGRAPH-WIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
BEARS AUD TELEGRAPH-WIRES. In their search for food in certain districts of Norway, bears are said to be frequently cheated in a peculiar manner. These animals are, as is well known, extremely fond of honey : and their vicinity to a store of it is usually discovered by the humming sounds which the honey-makers emit. The sound of the telegraphic wires is not unlike the sound of a swarm of bees ; and when the sound reaches his ears, the bear at once begins to look out for business. Following the delusive sound, be finds that at the foot of the telegraph-post it becomes louder than ever ; and as he does not find the expected beehive, he very naturally thinks it must be under the heaD of stones which- are sometimes used to support the, post. These stones he at once begins to scatter about in all directions ; but though the humming is as distinct as ever, there is no trace of the honey-store to be found, and the hungry bear has only his labour for his pains. At first, this scattering of ...
Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
Brevities. ThoTederal Treasurer, Sir George Turner, mado his first Commonwealth Budget Speech on Tuesday afternoon. A total reduction of £145,000 has beon made in the matter of defence expenditure. Tho re-classification of the public services in Viotoria and New South Wales will, according to Sir George Turner, involve an enormous reduction. The Federal Governmont has asked Par liament to authorise an increased expendi ture of £107,000 more than laBt year. The Federal Troasurer expeots to derive £7,388,000 fiom Customs, and £1,554,000 from Excise, the average por head in tbe Commonwealth being £2 7s Bel. New South Wales i3 expected to realise £2,600,000 from Customs aud £549,000from Excise. ? Tho balance returnable to New South Wales, allowing for expenditure, is given at £1,922,491. Tlie States last year aggregated an outlay of £72,000 in ammunition. This year it will bo £03,000. Out of loans £260,000 is to be speut for post offices during the year in this State. Tho Federal Attorn...
ASTONISHING DISCOVERIES ABOUT THE EYES. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
ASTONISHING DISCOVERIES ABOUT THE EYES. A series of most curiously interest ing investigations into the working of the human eyes have lately been com pleted by Professor Raymond Dodge, ol the Wesleyan University at Middle town, ? Connecticut, the results of which seem to overthrow many of the existing theories relating to sight. Mankind has been reading either written or printed characters for a good many years, for there are in scriptions in Egypt at least 7,000 years old, and yet it has remained for a scientist of the twentieth century to tell us for the first time how we read and what our eyes do as we scan the printed lines. Most people who have read the foregoing lines, (or instance, probably think that their eyes passed straight along the lines, reading the typo while their eyes moved. As a matter of fact, Professor Dodge has established the new axiom that the human eye is absolutely in capable of seeing anything whatever as long as the eye is moving, i.e., our eyes have to b...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
Local and General. Rusedai.k Stoioi.— Mr. 1). Dawson, of Rosediilo, is still improving in health. Ho states that they experienced a veiy fino storm at Rnsodale on Wednesday, aud that Ho points of min wore registered. Shearing is progressing favourably. I.NFI.UKNZ.l AT BOO.NALDOON. — TllO influ onza epidemic has made its appearance at Huonaldoon amougst tho shearers, and in such a eorious form that uncaring has had to bo entirely Buspondod. All hands havo btou attacked. Good Wheat Yield. — Mr, Evans of Mcrriwa station, Bojsgabilla, has forwarded to thi* office a sheaf of wheat which allows wonderful development, and proves what cm bo done in the way of whoat growing in the district. He has a splendid crop of not loss than 180 acres of it in. Presuytekiax Fi.oweu Show. — Our readers uro again reminded of tho Pros byte-ibn Klower Show which is to bo h«ld next wook in aid of St. Andrew's l'reshv torian Building Fund. It Ukoa rUCo in tho .bchool of Arts on the I6ch and 17th inst,, nml wi...
THE OTHER ONE. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
THE OTHER ONE. Br H. Thubston. Sweet little maid with winsomo eyes That laugh all day through the tangled hair ; Gazing with baby looks so wise Over the arm of the oaken chair, Dearer than you is none to me, Dearer than you thoro can bo none, Since in your laughing face I neo ? Eyes that tell of another one. Here, where the Brelight softlj glows, Sheltorcd and safe and snug and warm, What to you is tho wind that blows, Driving the sleet of the winter storm ? Round your head the ruddy light Glints on the gold from jour troBscs spun, But deep is the drifting snow to night Over the head of the other one. Hold me close as you sagely stand Watching tho dying embers shine ; Then shall I feel another hand That nestled once in this hand of mine ; Poor little hand, so cold and chill, Shut from the light of stars and sun, Clasping the withered roses still That hide the face of the sleeping one.
Morce Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
Moreo Land Board. The following were.the tbe oases before the Board this week : — J. R. Lomax, Caidmurra, Proposed surrender and exchange. Recommended. . Prop03od surrender and exchange. W. and F, A. Moses, Wathagar and Comhadello. Recommended, Appraisement of license fee Combadelb and Nepiakalina, Appraised it £S per Bootioa of 640 acres. Proposed surrender aud exchaago^ Manohee Bros., Bianeguy Holding. Under consideration. F. H. Manchee, sp I. Considerati n. Under consideration. Proposed surrender and exohange. A, M. & A. Coy., Bogamildi Holding. Under consideration. A.M. and A. Co., Bet. 1 8. 7, 8. Extension of time. Undor consideration.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
Crossley's Yarraraan Works, Moree. ONE of the larBost and best appointed S,ourir^v~o7ks in tho Colony, bBinK fitted with all the West nmchnory ngad invention, Indisp^ible to Modern Securing. Large q«anUt«» can be propped for market at Short Notice, the Machines bring capable of treating 250 bales per week. ' S. Crossley. Furniture, Carpets ... ... Bedsteads & Bedding A. Hal! & Co Drawing.Room Suite, covered in Rich Tup oatry and Silk Plush Bonleis-C tidi, 2 Armchairs, unrt 4 Smnll Uarvod Chuire, 5 Guineas. A. Hall & Co. Bedfoom Suite, Walnut, Color— Wardrobe, dress compartment, enclosed by plate glass Jocr, Ducheaio Dressing Uhcst to correspond. Marblo-top Withstand, 2 Chairs and Towel Rail. £7 15s. A. Hall & Co. Dining-room Suite, very Mroug-6 Carved back Chaira, Pair Kasy Cliairu and Cuuch, all Spring-seated. £6 15j. * A. Hall and Co. Full-sia» Half-Tester Bedstead— Extended Ifootrail and Brass-mounted, Best Kapok Mattress, Bolster, nnd 2 Pillows, T...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
?pOST OFFICE HOTEL (Opposite tub Court House), MOREE, THE above Hotel which lia« long beou looked upoD as one of tbo leading Hotels In Moree, hao ju»t been taken over by Ma. D. E. KIRKBY, who Intends to oou duo't It on up-to-datn lines. Best Brands of Wines, Spirits, aud Beers. First-class Accommodation. Good Stables. D. E. Kirkby, rosr office hotel, mokee rv»HE IMPERIAL HOTEL, BALO and HEBEH STREETS, MOREE. A. A. EVERINGrHAM, Desires to aunouneo that tho above hotel is replete with all the appointments necessary tor a First-class Hotel. Wines, Ales, Spirits, and Cordiab of the very Best Brands in stock. Excellent stabling accommodation. T) A N K HOTEL. Alfred H. Kirkby, PROPRIETOR. (Late of tho Kichmoud Hotel.) BEGS to state that ha has taken over the above Well-known HOTEL. Accommodation Becond to none in towu. Private Rooms for Families aud Boarders. The New Buildings are repleto with all the latest improvements. Beat Brands Wines, Spirits and Beers. Excellent Stabling and Good P...
THE FEDERAL TARIFF. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
THE FEDERAL TARIFF. Thb topio'of the hour is, of eourao, the Federal Tariff which waa submitted to thn House of Representatives by the Treasurer, Sir George Turner on Tues day. It will be the topic of topics for Boom little time to come. At the present moment the opinion! of thn leading commercial men of the several States of the Union are being closely canvassed regarding it, and as usual in auoh cast's, strong differences of opinion seem to be held on the subject. There is one general opinion respecting it, however, and that is that it is a pro teotinnist tariff, and we fail to see why thn freetrado — more properly called foreign trade — organs should shriek so loudly as thoy are doing over that faofc. Surely it pn'y follows in the natural aours of things, that a Govern ment, Federal or otherwise, oomposed of members holding strong protectionist convictions would submit a protection ist tariff. Did Mr. Reid, the Leader of the Opposition, really think that Mr. Barton was being coer...
That Means Rheumatism. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
That Means Rheumatism 'Sore aud Swolleu joints, sharp, ehootiug 5aiDS, torturing unladen, no real, uo sleep, 'hit means Kheumatism. It is a stubborn disease to tight, but Chamberlain's Pain B ilm has conquered it thousands of tiniod. It will do 'o whenever the opportunity is offered, fry it. Oub applioatiou relieves tho pain. Kir silo by B*rry and Stafford, East Muree,
Mail Time Table. ARRIVALS FROM [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
Mail Time Table. Arbivals tbom Sydney, NarraBri, eta, 11.65 p.m. daily Sunday excepted). Mungindi and Walton, Garah, Mondays, Wednesdays,- trad Fridays, 11 a.m. Knnopia Tuesday aud Friday, and Gil Gil, Tuesday and Thursday, 10.30 p.m. Boggabilla and Goomliwiudi, Wednesday and Saturday,. 1 a.ni. Warialda, and Pallamallawa, Sunday ami Thursday (by coaoli) 3 p.m. Bingara and Binneituy, Monday and Fri day, by rail, 4.26 p.m. warialda, and Gnvesend, Monday, Wed. uesdayaud Friday, (by rail) 4.25 p.m. Cobbcdah and Eulourie, Monday 10 a.m. Bullcrah, Tuesday 3.30 p.m., Friday 11 p.m. ' ' . Taltnoi Mondiy and Friday, noon. Telleiaga, Sunday and Thursday, 8 p.m. DEPABT0BE3 JOB. Narrabri, Sydney, eta., (OQioe closes P. in.), daily (Saturday exoeptod) Cobbedah and Kulourm, Wednesday. 2p.m. Bullarah, Wednesday and Saturday, 2 pm Talmoi, Wednesday and Saturday, 2pm Telleraga, Wednesday and Saturday, 2 pm Mungindi Wallon, and Garah, TueBday, Thursday, and Saturday, 2 p.m. Gil Gil, Tuosday and Satur...
Bred In the Bone. [Newspaper Article] — Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser — 12 October 1901
Bred Zn the Bone. A physioian tolls the Chicago Times Herald a story about a patient of his, a woman, who was anxious to adopt a girl child. At last he found for her a little girl who came of good, hardy peasant .stock, tho mother being n Swede. 'Oh, I can't adopt a Swedish ohild,' said tho woman, 'for as aoou as she grew big euough she would liojuro to say, ' Veil, I tank I trow up mj/ yob and go home.' '