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THE GRUNT AS A MEDICINE CHEST. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 1 July 1910
THE GRUET AS A MEDICINE CHEST. It is not realised ns well as it might be that a well-filled cruet is a small medfeine chest. Salt and water is a splendid tonic for weak or tired eyes, and a gargle of salt and water will cure a relaxed throat. Tho medicinal properties of mustard aro well known, nnd a nulstard foot-bath is a favorite way of. curing n_cold. A mustard plaster is, however, preferable to tho old mustard poultice, which can bo used 111 case of emergency. Mustard nnd water is nn emetic. Vinegar comes next. It is an astringent, and is useful in~nllaying a swelling caused by a fall, and will, when greatly diluted with water, fornf a soothing lotion for eye-strain and nervous headache, and is a medicine closo to hand should.soda, potash, or ammonia ever be taken in an overdose. Olive oil reveals its usefulness daily. An overworked society woman went to a cele brated physician recently and asked him how she could get rid of .her haggard, old look. 'By the use of olive oil,' sai...
THE MISTAKEN TOAD. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 1 July 1910
THE MISTAKEN TOAI)'.' A small toad 'woke, one morn in Spring, Brushed back his liair and tried to sing. He felt the world was all his own, And swelled and swelled in flesh and boue. Though his conceit was purely vain The fault arose from his small brain. AY hi eh only grasped part of tho plan, By which is ruled Immortal Man. It chanced a band played loud that day ; A coach and four dashed 011 its way; A donkey brayed ; a train rushed by ; A cannon boomed; a hound gavo cry; The thunder rolled ; the lightning flashed ; The sun withdrew from' view, abashed. Tho toad sprang up and gave a shout: 'Oh, what a time! 'cause I've come out!'
THE HOME COLUMN. CHAT AND INFORMATION. ARE MANNERS OUT OF DATE? [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 1 July 1910
THE HOME COLUMN. CHAT AND. INFORMATION. (By 'Jcuneviv.') ARE MANNERS OUT OF DATE? It is a common saying that manners, 111 the old-fashioned sense, are out of date. Courtesy is a 'back number,' a fit accom paniment. for fancy- dress, 'in keeping with powder and patches. . Many people think themselves too busy to take time for good manners, and women, unfortunately, are tho worst offenders. ' Mothers do not toacli their sons to bo gen tle and courteous with all women, at homu a- well as abroad, nnd girls seem to think biiuc men win iiko i/iiuni oetier 11 uioy are .hail-follow-well-met with them, to the sacri fice of old-world deference. Tho man who has been brought, up among women who neither expect courtesy nor re sent the absence of it will soon drop tho sur face politeness which he felt obliged to re sume during his courtship. Ho will back slide into ' the casual, unintentionally rude behaviour which marked his conduct at home. He will monopolise the most comfortable chair ; he wil...
DON'T RUSH. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 1 July 1910
DON'T RUSH. It is foolish in tho extreme for a newly married couple to begin life at a pace which they cannot maintain, spending what money they have in useless' extravagences which bring 110 solid return. Even when there is a fund in reserve it is unwise to draw heavi ly upon it or to abstain from adding to it at the outsot of matrimony. It is always easy to pass from comfort to luxury. When luxury must be relinquished the force of contrast makes tho comfort of yesterday the hardship of to-day. , Those who aro contont to begin lifo . ivoll within their mfeans will be spared the pain ful experience of being unable to pay their way. Bettor a hundred times to begin with a three-room flat and end with a nice house, than to reverse this order of things.
AN INTERIM INJUNCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 1 July 1910
AN INTERIM INJUNCTION. An application was made to the (Jhiet Jus tice in Equity yesterday by Mr. A. II. Pid dington (instructed by Messrs. Crcagh and Creagh, of Tamworth), on behalf of L'. J. Hyson, licensee of the Railway Hotel, Moonhi, for an interim injunction to restrain Mrs. M. I. 11. Swain from objecting to Hy son's application for the removal of the license of the existing iiremises known as the Railway Hotel to other i-remises built by plaintiff in Moonhi. The plaintiff un dertook to apply to the Licensing Court at Tamworth on 4th July next for an adjourn ment of the removal application set down to he heard on that day. The court granted an injunction restrain ing the defendant, Mrs. Swain, from ob jecting to the application until 8tli July. The statement of claim and affidavits filed by tho plaintiff stated that the plaintiff had purchased the hotel buildings and erections, nnd the hotel license, from a previous licen see with tho approval of the owner of the land, Mr, R. A...
STATE REVENUE. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 1 July 1910
STATE REVENUE. Tho total net State revenue and receipts proper for the financial year ended yester day amount to £14,510,000, being an in croare of £914,984 on the receipts for the previous twelve months. Principal increases aro in stamp duties i33G,220, rnilways £375,117. tramways £89,513, unclassified re ceipts £172,554. The most notablo de creases were land tax £72,795, land revenue £G7,333.
GUNNEDAH. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 1 July 1910
GUNNEDAH. Bacon and Co., report: — Weather unsettled, 210 points rain record ed and still showery. Tliistle'ujid clover show ing nicely, and crops generally looking well. I'! very ind:cati-in of favourable season. Store sheep are commanding more at tention since , tho rain, especially fattening ,ige wethers, crossbreds and ewes in lamb or xeitli nrfisshrprl Inmbti at foot. We have large orders for crossbreds, but eligible lines scarco. Our sales this week 2300 in lots. AVe can place any number of aged uwe,s iu fair con (.^tllon, sKitab!^ for bo'/llng, .at I'easonable prices. - Store cattle market improving. Matured bullocks, well-bred staers, 2 to 3 years, and c3ii'aj- youjug milXjOd d.itltle Jasked for thin week and we have several lots under inspec t'Oll. Fat stock buyers operating freely for prima sheep and cattle, but few good lots offering:. Horses. — Market continued good for all de scriptions, though light and weedy saddle sorts aro down in prico. Draughts and good buggv and ...
MARKET REPORTS. TAMWORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 1 July 1910
MARKET REPORTS. TAJ1WORTH. Thf- following important ti^.yisactions in properties are reported by Messrs. lyowenck ind King, of Tamworth nnd Gunnedah, via.: Mr. A. J. ltathie's 'lliwondali' estate lear Gunnedah (In conjunction with Mr. M. Henry Marsh), arer ,4783 acres freehold, it ft very satisfactory cash price. For Mr. Jin rih, the homestead block 'Glen- svon' estate near Main'lla, area 080 acres; is also blocks 2, 3, and 4 same estate — area 1590 ncrer. We havo now effected n elcnr ir.ee of the whole of this subdivision. Total ilea 2710 acres. . A property of 3100 acres, lower Namoi dis trict. 'Dil'erene' estate near Carroll, area 107 lores. A freehold property of 11000 acres, T,iver 'Hjol Plains, near Gunnedah, particulars of vlrleh will he i;iven later. Garvin and Couseiis report having held their usual weekly sale of fat and store stock on Thursday, June 30th: — Fnt Cattle. — A very heavy supply being forward caused thu market to ease from last ?sales rates to the extent of ab...
Forthcoming Sale of Town Lots at Dun. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 1 July 1910
Forthcoming Sale of Town Lots at Duri. Tin; following mv tlie particulars of the town lots, tn bo submitted fur snlo at public miction nl tlio Lands Office, Tamworth, on August 3. Nil. of allotment 1, No. (if section 1, uvea I r. 122 p. Upset price per lot, £12. Situa tion. fronting Currabubula and Warral M roots. I'lan — liiu-i 8. No. 2, see. 1, 2 r. per lot, .CIO. Fronting Wa rral-stroot. No. sec. 1, 2 r., por lot, UK). Front Wa mil-street. No. 1, 1, 2 v., per lot, £10. Fronting Warrnl and Tinibuniburi streets. No. 5, see. 1, 2 r., per lot, CI 5. Front -'ng Timlimnlniri and King streets. No. (i, see. 1, 2 r., per lot, £10. Frontim Tinibuniburi nnd Kiin; streets. No. 7, see. 1, 2 i\, per lot, £8. Fronting King-street. No. 8, sec. 1, 2 r., per lot, £8. Fronting King-street. No. 0, see. 1, 1 r. 2 p., por lot, £(-. Front ing Currabubiiln-stroet. No. 10. sec. 1, 1 r. 2 p., per lot, £8. Front ing Kin;; and Curnihuhula streets. Plan — Duri 8. No. 1, iee. 2, 2 r., per lot, £10. Fronting C...
FARMERS' PRODUCE SALES. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 1 July 1910
KAltMKllS' PRODUCE SALES. SYDNEY, Thursday. The produce miction sales this morning ?were poorly attended by retail merchants, and competition for all commodities was devoid of activity, with the exception of potatoes, which were firmer. Chaff showed a weak ness 111 value of 3/, and lucerne bay 3/4 per ton. Maize declined to the extent of Id. per bushel, while potatoes improved to tlie ex tent of 10/- ner ton. Of the -14 consignments offered only' 10 failed to attract buyers. Choice quality chaff moved off at -I/-, prime at from 3/8 to 3/1); medium to uood from 2/10 to 3/5. ' Prime small bales of lucerne liav commanded I/-, medium 3J5; prime largo baies 3/- to 3/1, inferior 2.-2. Over 2000 bags of maize nrirved from Queensland, but only nbaut 1000 bags were oftcred, the balance be ing disposed of privately.' Prime dry yellow grain went under the hammer at 2/71 !iI1-l 2/8; prime Algerian oats brought 2/1 J; prime wheat for chicken feed 3/4. Inferior Swede turnips were disposed of at 1...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser — 1 July 1910
SYDNEY. Wiiichsombo, Carson nnd Co., Titd., report: — Wheat. — Tlie lioiidoii market has recover ?e(l materially, cargoes being in fnir demand, nnd ill consequence operators here are buying jnor'o freely, lni'ling wheat being worth 3/U, nnd chickwheal from 3.1 to 3/5 per bushel. Oats. — There is no change to report ill tliis market, Algerians .selling to 2/0, and whites from 2/5 to 2/7 per bushel. 1 Mime. — IjiU'ija arrivals f)jin Queensland are responsible for a slightly easier feeling ill the market for this best yellow being dif licult to place at 2/8, white from 2/0 to 2/7 per bushel. Chair. — Local supplies are s'-'arcely so-heavy, and tho market is a little stronger; bes. wheaten soiling to 4/(i, oaten .to 3/10, nnd mea:uni from '8/- por cut. Lucerne. — Supplies are heavy, and tho market is easier, prime green in small bales selling to 4/, .other descrintions from 2/0 per cwt. Potatoes. — The market for Idea Is is vorv i strong,, best redskins seling to 0/0. and wlr'tu to o/3 ...