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"Lazy Husbands Law." WORK FOR MEN AND WAGES FOR WIVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 February 1914
" Lazy Husbands Law." WORIC FOR MEN A.N.D WAGES FOR WIVES. By a new law which came into force recently, Seattle, Washington, has become the Paradise of neg lected wives, or I hose burdened with la y husbands, for the lazy ones will be compelled henceforth to work, and earn money for the sup port of their families. 1'nder the law, which is locally known as '-'the lazy husbands law," men convicted of incorrigible laziness, or of aban doning their wives and families, will be set to work clearing a tract of 05 acres at Ballard, a suburb of Seattle, and their wives will be paid (5s. Hd. per day. The lazy ones .themselves get nothing except ordi nary prison-food and clothing. The tract of land, which is sur rounded by a big .stockade and guarded by warders, is rocky and thickly-wooded, and the prisoners have to chop down trees ami gener ally clear the tract. On the very day the Act came in to force the County Commissioners were besieged by the wives of a number of lazy husbands now in the...
How the War Helped Turkey. ADMIRAL BUCKNAM BELIEVES NEW ERA OF PROGRESS WILL NOW BEGIN. DESCRIBES ESCAPE OF CRUISER HAMIDIEH. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 February 1914
How the War Helped Turkey. AIOIIKAI, 11II CMC N A ill UE1MEVES NEW Eli A OV PKOGUESS • MM]..], NOW HKOiN. DESCKI11EK ESCAPE OP.CMUU , SEP HAM1DIE11. Hour-Admiral Hucknnm I'asha, In- j tornuUonal sailor of lortune, who j for many years has presided in an j active and advisory rapacity over | the destinies of the Sultan's Navy, ] has given '*'s opinions concerning j 1 he I'ulore of Turkey in Asia now j Hint her dominion in Rurope"1 has ■ passed into other control. i "I lirst want to voice the opinion ! of the nvideheads of Turkey , for many . years, that is, that without the Hal- ' knit States we are much hotter oil. i The Turk came into Rurope after the fireeks had worn themselves out with the crusades, and naturally he has remained, hut ho is primarily an Asiatic, and in Asia only does he rightly belong. Therefore his Euro pean possessions 'nave never boon profitable. "The Halknns have always been a OUR DOMESTICS. 'What's the meaning of this, Jane? You are two hours late." "It's the...
His Last Wishes. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 5 February 1914
lis Last Wishes. Two cowboys once tnet 011 n Texas plain and rode along together. They were strangers to each other, and their notions as to the merits of right and wrong were about as loose as possible. Suddenly one of the "boys" made a suspicious move ment towards his hip-pocket. In stantly the other drew his revolver and shot him dead. The live then dismounted, gazed steadily at his victim, and said to | himself.: "Now, I wonder if he was j really going to shoot me ? The ! evidence Was against him, but any ■ way I'll see for myself." Turning the body over, he discover ed that the only murderous weapon the dead man bore was a whisky flask, and then in sorrowful tones lie said :— "Such a blessed idiot I ana ! Iv'e killed an innocent man and a perfect gentleman. He wasn't going to ! shoot me ; he. merely intended to invite me to have a drink." 1 And. as lie drew his sleeve across his mouth, he continued :— "The last wishes of diseased shall be duly respected." Then he emptied the ii...
ROUSE-STREET TO BE IMPROVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 February 1914
ROUSE-STREET TO BE • IMPROV ED. ' When the recent fires took place in Rouse-street it was thought that it would he some time before the build ings would he replaced. Such, how ever, is "not the case, Messrs. Roper and Walker, Ltd., intend to erect a building sufficient to accommodate four businesses 011 the old Union corner, and have already instructed an architect. The executors of Krahe's estate have decided to re build the premises previously occup ied by the "Courier" and Mr. J. H. Mallouk, and Mr. Edmonds is making arrangements to re-build also. Mr. John Whitton, we understand, is go ing to erect two shops in place of the one that was occupied by Mr. Whit. Roper. It is also pleasing to note that some of the old Arcade buildings are to re-placed by. an up-' to.date building. The Government Savings Bank has completed arrange ments for the purchase of 25ft. front age with a depth of 46ft. of that por tion of the Arcade land occupied by them and Mrs. Wright. Mr. Conry informed us y...
SYDNEY. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 February 1914
Monday. Burglars entered Welsh Brothers brass foundavv in Kent-street, City, (luring lust night and stole cheques representing £!H). The intruders started to chop down the buck walls before they discovered it would be much easier to eii'eet an entrance through the window. The butchers and shopmen in tin city and .suburbs of Sydney declined to go to work this inonring unless their demands for increased wages and shorter hours were conceded. As a consequence there was a general dis location in the mi at trade, and man}' householders were unable to procure their daily supplies. The men express their determination to light to a linish. About four hundred butchers are 011 strike. A fencer named Palmer infornied the police at Bourke that his daugh ter Frances, aged lb, had shot herself dead at a fencer's camp about eight miles out. No reason can be assigned for the deed. .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 February 1914
MORS THAN OMR-THIRD OF A MILLION r SllOX,.,, M # ; -a it ILM t'-* ■ have been manufactured and sold to pleased* customers all the world over. These figures || ! 1 cv speak for themselves, and - should act as a guide to in-- ~"ii[V tending organ purchasers. ' We are Sole Agents for ;ESTEY ORGANS and strongly re commend them to our customers. We know them to be per fect in Tone and Construction, and they will stand true in any climate. We have ESTBY ORGANS in thirty different styles—from small portable organs for openrair meetings to the largest church models. Easy terms arranged if desired. Please write for our interesting Art Catalogue, which fully describes ESTEY ORGANS—it's post free. ^ 338 &lt;&B©RGE STREET, SYDNEY. 20 ones at Newcastle, Lismore, ptc. good,.because its pur®. There are any quantity of Baking Powders— good, bad and indifferent—mostly bad and in different. They all claim to be purest and best, but experience has proved to most house wives and cooks t...
The Tenterfield Courier And District Advocate Labor's Opportunity and Methods. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 February 1914
And District Advocate Labor Socialists throughout N.S. Wales arc.-congratulating themselves I on the fact that their long sought opportunity has come. They now purpose .to make the most of it. The party lately went to the country for a . new lease of power. Neither their deeds during the last three years nor .the practical applicability of their pi.il form could'1 possibly appeal to (in: is fel people, yet they were given a (|i.;j..-flty in Parliament. According to our accepted theories of Parliamentary practices the duty of utilising this opportunity would he left to the 'Ministry. The Premier had submitted his owii programme to the electors. He had also the Labor platform—the work of 16 conferences —a plank of which had scarcely, been touched during i he three years the party had been in office. "Under such circumstance,, the Libgval partv, or: any other pu-ty that ever held office in this (State, would proceed to carry out through the recognised Parlia mentary processes both prog...
Stanthorpe Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 February 1914
The 37fch annual Show of tin; Stan thorpe Agricultural, Horticultural, Pastoral and Mining Society was opened on Wednesday last, by the Governor of Queensland. The Gov ernor in doing so, and in referring to the high quality of the vegetables and fruit, characterised it as extraordin ary, particularly the peaches and apples. The entries totalled 130-S. The awards included : Draught Stal lion, 3 years and over, H. T. Uotlrell : Draught Mare, 3 years and ox er, Jl. T. .Hottroll ; three fat ewes, 11. W. Gunn : butter, Mrs. Struck ; tomato sauce, Mrs. Struck ; home made fruit cake, Mrs. Struck-. It will he seen from the following that Mr. W. A. Dalton's pupils." as in previous years, have been very success ful in the school exhibits : Hoys' writing over 12, J. C'usaek ; Girls' writing over 1 li, Johanna Springborg 1,'S.^M'Meniinan 2 ; Home exercise, boys, P. Finnerty I, H. Gleeson 2 ; Girls, Kathleen Carmody 1, Sarah M'Mcniman :i ; Hoys or Girls, Flora Collins 1, No rah Cusaek 2 : Map of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 February 1914
WEAR AND TEAR. # »® Ah tlic- years roll on in tlicir track less course, the stress anil strain of modern existence slowly but surely have their effect, and, as we aipproach middle life, most of us suffer from ail ments, such as rheumatism, gout, neu ralgia, lumbago, sciatica, anaemia, in digestion, biliousness, jaundice, sick headache, general debility, gravel, stone and bladder troubles The in efficient action of the kidneys and liver is the- prime factor when we suf fer from one or more of these com plaints, and in such cases it is neces sary to. restore the kidneys and liver to health and activity ere a cure can be effected. Warner's Safe Cure pos sesses remarkable curative and restor ative properties in kidney and liver disorders, and sufferers from any of the above-mentioned ailments are con fidently recommended to at once seek the aid of Warner's Safe Cure in order that the uric and biliary poisons, tho retention of which causes the afflic tion, may bo removed from the system,...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 February 1914
Sydney Siiony Sales.—The annual sales of show anil pedigree sheep, cattle, horses, and pigs will he held on the Showground, Sydney, com mencing 7th April next. Messrs. Badgery Brothers, Si dney, advise that they are already receiving entries for the sales and will be glad to have early advice from intending senders. Brisbane Wool Sales.—Winch come, Carson, Ltd., have received the following ■ telegram from their Bris bane olHce :—Brisbane February wool sales opened on the .'3rd. Very keen competition, French and German operators. . Compared with last Brisbane auctions, prices ruled 5 to ,7h per cent higher, rates being on par with recent Sydney values. Market Report.—Badgery Bros., Sydney, report that sheep market con tinues to rule linn at Flemington, and any prime wethers and ewes are rea lising satisfactory rates, odd lines of early shorn merino wethers mailing over £1 per head. Lambs are not plentiful, and prices ruling good. In the cattle market' supplies are com mencing to shor...
BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 February 1914
BOXING. , "Willie Ritchie has promised Mr. Baker that he will go to Australia immediately after his light with Harlem Tommy Murphy. Tommy Burns has arrived at Cal gary to settle business matters before he leaves for Australia. He says that he is under contract to fight Gunboat Smith at the Olympia Stadium, Syd ney. ■ Genfges Carpentier and the one time great middleweight Kid McCoy are to fight at Toris on March 1-1. The National Sporting Club in London, lias offered a purse of .£.'1000 for a light between Johnson and Langford. A later cable states that Johnson has declined the proposed match for £3000 with Langford, con sidering that the sum is too small. Eddie McGoorty beat Pat Bradley 011 points at the Sydney Stadium on Saturday night. At the Melbourne Stadium on Saturday Nat. Williams outpointed McCoy after 20 rounds had been con tested. Eddie Newhouse go.t tho verdict iigainst'Milbum Suylor on a foul in the sixth round at Brisbane on Satur f day. . At the Uralla races on Thursda...
Stock Movement [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 February 1914
The Stock Inspector, under date of February 3rd, reports the following stock movements :— 1509 mixed sheep from Ferny Park and Eton Villa for Delungra, R J. Gunn owner. 105 ewes and . rams ' from Balaclava for West Tamworth, P'. Fletcher owner. 550 ewes and wethers from Broad water for Pandora, Hutchinson Bros, ovpiers. &70 wethers from Balmain for Pan dora, Hutchinson Bros, owners. 250 ewes and wethers from Killarney fOjT Graman, W. L. O'Brien own er. 6000 wether weaners from Boonanga (Q.) for Darthula, A. L. Jeffrey owner. 300 ewes and lambs from Eden- for Graman, C. O'Brien owner. 263 ewes and wethers from The Brai for' May Vale, W. Bourke owner. 310 lambs from Hanover for West Vale, T. Cavanagh owner. 1350 lambs' from Stirling for Emu Parki Emu fark Estate owners. TOO ewes and lambs from Agincourt for Baltimore, J. R. McKenzie owner. s 4400 wethers from Ottley for Ran gers Valley, Campbell Bros, own ers. ■ 2150 lambs from Bonshaw for Glen orchy, Grills and Hamrail owners...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 February 1914
TENNIS. Some little time ago Mr. J. II. Neale presented a trophy for competi tion among the gentlemen of the town and district for singles championship. The final was played olf on the, School of Arts court on Saturday between Messrs Ship and' Chapman, and re sulted in a win for the former, the. games being 7-5, G-4. Subjoined are the scores :— First Round Mitchell beat W. Reid. Doyle beat Huthnance. Shipp received a forfeit from Cullip. Chapman beat Tytherleigh. Wilson beat Bishop. A. Reid beat Stone. 4 Neale beat Coverdale. Waller beat Purkis, Second Round. Doyle beat Mitchell. Shipp beat Neale. ■Chapman beat Waller. Wilson beat A. Reid. 'Semi-Finals.-. Shipp beat Doyle 6-3, 5-7, 6-0. Chapman beat Wilson 6-3, 7-5. Final. Shipp beat' Chapman 7-5, 6-1.
Sporting Notes. CAFTERBURY PARK RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 February 1914
OAFTERBUBY PARK RACES. Flying Handicap.—Lady Den man, Gunilla, Dr. Hart. Winner 0 to 4 on. Time, 1.14;,'. Three-Year-Old Handicap. —Elsie Hart, Queen's Mosta, Cool Buy. AVinner 7 to 2. Time, 1.1S-J. Park Stakes.—Chiilbnette, Dinta. "Uralsk. Winner 15 to 1. Time, 1.16. Jumpers' Flat Pace.—Gamin, En nisbelle, Count Henry. AVinner 3 to L Time, "2.32. Canterbury Park Races.—Simon Frisco, Charloville, Blueberry. AVin ner 8 to 1. Time, 2.18-J-.
Show Privileges. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 February 1914
Ou Saturday afternoon-last Messrs. Mitchell it Hutton ■submitted to ;inc tion the privileges for the forthcoming ■Show with the following results :— Booth No, '2 realised .£50 and No. 1 .£25. Both were purchased by Mr. John Dwyor, of the Terminus Hotel, The amount is .£21 better than las'; year. ' The. right of grandstand was purchased by Mr. John lloos for £8. The refreshment stalls were passed in on Baturday, but the auctioneers hoped to effect a satisfactory .sale to day.