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ALL OVER THE STATE (From Exchanges.) [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 5 January 1911
ALL OVER THE STATE o :o (From Exchanges.) Messrs. Davies and Wilton, of Scone, have just sine £'100 for the iii-sfc bull calf by UjmbinfttiOQ J auk (imp.) reared on Kuwer Uka Estate. He is only eight months old. . Slilltliorpe farraer3 arc. looking forward to gooil results from their grain crops, as present indications suggest that a splendid tumult will bo jpifchored: :Some 18(X> acres of laud arc) now hoiufc sur Fcyal naar Winghaxn for experimental l'urui lng purposes. Un!v a portion of it is suit able lur agricultural puposes, imd Alderman Brown rock««3 it «h0uld bo cut into •>00-avre blocks. Portions of Parkos &lt;iist-rict euro, now* bcine overrun by myrfwl^ of J-iucli long grasshop per, and as the pastures are too &lt;irv for caterpillar feeding purposes, it is anticipated that the gardens will suffer badly. There is now established at Glen Innes Apiciiinirui College n "furm apprentice school, in which will be taught "mixed Britoiif''01 ° tlaSS usualy Pur...
A GIANT ICEBERG. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 5 January 1911
A GIANT ICEBERG. Probably one of the largest,Icebergs seen 01 recent years near the. track of ocean going steamers was viewed from the liner uravia as she passed' the Falkland Islands in the South'Atlantic on her way to'Liver pool, early in December. A graphic description of the monster berg was given by an officer of the ship. "The nigbt was cloudy," he said. "There was a cutting wind and the temperature of •lie sea was down to 33deg. when the great Iceberg came into view—a huge mass 500 feet high, partly covered with'miat, a long, shelving shore of ice, with the sea breaking upon it as upon a wide,, desolate beach. "When the moon appeared the sight was one never to be forgotten. We gazed upon what seemed to be a iloating city of ice as large as Liverpool, ■ with its towers, its temples, its tapering monuments shooting, up in fantastic architecture shimmering in the moonlight like polished silver. It Is the lot of few to see such a sight.'' Everyone on board the Oravia was spell bo...
MARKET REPORTS. SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 5 January 1911
- MARKET REPORTS. SYDNEY. Winchcomhe, Carson, Ltd., report: — . Wheat.—This market is steady, sales in I London being: made at 85/ per quarter, j which price is equal to about 3/ per bushel ! here. This is a slight improvement on the j previous! sale-;, and now ■ that the holidays J I are over matters may be expected to settle down. Oats.—Steady enquiry exists for thin grain, best whites selling from 2/7 to 2/8 per bushel, Algerians from '2/2 to 2/3. Maize.:—The market for Northern River maize has opened at about a par with the rates ruling before the holidays, prime yel low realising to 2/8, white to 2/7, and weev ily from 2/5 to 2/6 per bushel. Chaff.—Prime descriptions of this fodder fare selling very well, the market being Arm, prime wheateri, which is scarce, selling from 4/S to 4/9; extra prime oaten is realising up to 4/3, prime to 4/; interior from 3/3 per cwt. Lucerne.—This produce is dull of sale, prime green in small bales selling to 4/, j large bales to'3/, and inferior ...
A WONDERFUL NEW PILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 5 January 1911
A WOXDRK FT I, XF.W PILL. . Gin has from time immemorial been imi- ] versallv recognised as having a peculiarly 1 beneficial effect on tho kidneys, bladclor, and tho urinary system generally, and is fro- ! quentlv prescribed In- medical men in the treatment of discuses afFectin^ these organs. A great.manv people, owing to their having' conscientious scruples against tho use of that • liquor, were debarred from its use, and con sequently debarred from the curative treat ment they would otherwise have obtained. ; Having regard to theso considerations. Dr. Sheldon's Gin Pills have been put on tho market for the treatment of all Kidney Troubles. They contain .ill tho curative \ medicinal properties of gin without tho ' alcohol, In them arc combined certain other ' powerful diuretics which &lt;jo to make the finest, pill of its hind ever offered to the pith- , lie. All sufferers from Aching. Back, tthcu miit-isth, ttfadder" Troubles. Nation. • Tiumbairo. ICidnr- Complaint. will J...
CORRESPONDENCE. [We do not necessarily endorse the opinions of our correspondents.] LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 5 January 1911
CORRESPONDENCE. >.V I We do not necewMirilj* endorse the opinion* of our cunvaporideuw.] > LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELKCTIONS. ■ (To the Kilitpr.) Sir,—T'lie lender in your* Jirat issue (Hist) • ' contains .matter of vaOT importance entail- j I inji serious consideration fur anv community that realises x!i.- mcmeiitnus quvsiioiis that I ! luces us' as ;i young nation. Following local jiovorniiiont elections comes tlu- referendum, : :iik1 although a cm.soif almico fails to re | von! nny connection, yet, the two mirations are so, iritonvnven that. jfnirnnts for imuii ' ci|ia! or shire 'tiiincii= should be observant, of j tliu public pulse. erid'-ntly tending towards i I t'.iirillicati'm.". .tlms iiicroa.sin^ the powers of ! local ■jovornment, and deeronsint; tlio work of ■Star." l\i: ii.imetf..- '.'Tin.1 Queen City of tho .North'1 demands from its inhabitants a broad and national attention as jo its representation in the cniuin^ olortioris, wliilst at- the snnie tii«o nnprceiaiinti tin-...
A EWING JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 5 January 1911
A EWING JUKE. Melbourne "lJiinrii lolls a good story o> ex .Se-iiutor .s L-iiil; wuu is not ejijuj* ui^ very gectt ueaLui ju^c now. > tars aj£o no was ouo of tiio strongest, uieirtiuit. ever elite red a. irarlia rueiiti, nun pridi'if'iiimseir ou Ills louts wun iieuvyweignis. on une occasion, wiien iio viu travelling Hitli uie -New ttuiitu Wales Jt"iil)lic Accounts C.oniinitiui*, dispute arose as to liu museies. ivi-i'eUijrai .minister Sir i'uoiuuf i'jtvmi;' issued u challenge to carry a box of jippU\> af.d sprint Miu uery jN'oIul a hundred yaitls. J lie w ufcjer was •• taKen, Uie distance iUL-&lt;i.\isiL-d, tiie cases' lifted, and tie oomiw titors ivoiic on m a yreat pace. Neild drw out for a short load until ttiey neareu f-i' tape, wiien l^win;£" went past, and, as ttu.i sporting writers say, 'Vou in a wait, pulling up." Aiterwaivls it was discovered that hit ease was empty; whilo poor Neild earri&lt;^' full weight, flo joined :in the lauijli, liov» ever, f...
POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4. (Before Mr. H. T. Adams, J.P.). ALLEGED SHOOTING WITH INTENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 5 January 1911
&lt; , POLICE COBRT. WEDNESDAY, J AXUAR Y 4. (Before Mr. H. T, Adams, j.P.).' • ALLEGED SHOOTING WITH INTENT. ( -'Archibald MeCabe was charued with mali ciously shooting at James McDonald and Harold Light.' M.\ Cousens, with intent'to da grievous, bodily harm, at Taimvortli, on D>- ' ■■ember iM,' 1910. -Accused was rema"&lt;led- till this moiTiiiifr, bail heiris allowed, self in t">0 ivith two ''sureties of "£25 each., or one in t'oO. ' ,\f.(,'abe was further charged ivitli attcinpl iiiK to- discharge loaded firearms at Robert I ^Marshall with intent to do grievous bodily | .'harm.; ftfc Tamwoith, on Dei-vmtRT 24, 1910. ' Me 'was remanded on this charge .also toll ! •i.hi.&lt; iiicii'iiiiiSi 'he same b.iil Utfinn allowed as in the previous case. , I
COOLER WEATHER [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 5 January 1911
COOLER WE-ATH FR During tiie pasti two day? thfe licat Jias not boen.sii si?vero as a I- the latter p-iitf of last woeU. Mid tile eoiimieneement of Hie ciiTrent wtebl;. The lia.vo been cooler, and in tlio early hows of 'Wednesday morning cliilly conditions jne^iled. TUoi-mometer readings up to Tuesday uy-iv:—Simdav. maximum ill decrees, minimum 1)8: Monday, max. 00. inin. £>1?; Tuesday, max. 8!), min. (iT> .
AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 5 January 1911
AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION. At tile committee meeting of tho Tam worth Agricultural Association, to bo held on Friduy afternoon, tlio [rto'inil committee's report 011 the fencing ol the new showground jit West Tamnorth, will he i vi-envd. The president to more: "That tho cn'.&lt;x»s 0f t?ie old showgronnd ho asked to furnish .1 do tailed statement, to the committee of all re ceipts and expenditme sinri* the ground lias been hold hv tliom up to the present time."
REMOVAL OF PEEL STREET OLD BUILDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 5 January 1911
REMOVAL OF PEEL STREET OLD BUILDINGS. Tile two shop1, in Peel-street, lutely occup ied by Mr. Gen. Varney and Mrs. Ji'ircl, are now being, demolished. Nut so vet> many years ago theso shops, which were thou known as Aitken's store, were air.onji tho l>it:[£cst buildings ill the main street, but ns the town progressed .Mr. Attken built the store now occupied by Messrs. Treloar and Co., and other building rose around the old store and dwarfed it into insigni ficance. Since that, time l eel-st. has been practically rebuilt, from end to end, and now j what might be called the last of the old ' buildings in Peel-street is to make way for a new and modern erection.
AUTOMATIC STOKERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 5 January 1911
„ AUTOMATIC STOKERS. Tlio aiitomniio stoker installed at the municipal eleetric supply works is s;iicl to 1)» giving every satisfaction. It consists of a lur;!p hopper, ereetal in front of the lire box, which can be tilled with coal from a stags. The conl wins ihnm^it this hopper 011 to iiu endless vovolvinjj grate, worked b.v a small electric motor. -As it revolves it carrier, the o&lt; 1 ;i 1 into t!ie firebox in any quan tity desired by tlio engineer. The engineer Kpeaks in glowing terms of tlio v.-ay it works, and says tliut it will not only save noarly 25 per relit, of fuel, but a considerable amount ol' labor.
INTER-DISTRICT NEWS. GLEN INNES. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 5 January 1911
INTER-DISTRICT NEWS. GLEN INNES. Tho special train to Deepwater races car- [ ried no fewer tlian GS-l passengers from Olen | Innes, an Increase of over 200 as compared with laist year. | While Mrs. Harry Fakes was driving home to Stonehenge on Saturday, the horse bolted. The traces and oue shaft broke and Mrs. Fakes was left on the road with tho hood and sulky badly smashed. The lady had no boqes broken, but Is suffering severe ly from bruises and shock. Mrs. Potter, of Red Range, celebrated her 90th birthday last week, and Is still liale and hearty. j
MUSWELLBROOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 5 January 1911
MUSWELLBROOK. A fire which canted the destruction of valuable property occurred at Ascot: 011 Mon day morning at a dairy \vhi&lt;•) 1 l>elongs to Mr. J. M. Campbell, ;in(j it; worked by.Mr. T. Hill '.11 the shares system. A stack contain ing about 150 tons of this sens'.in's hay was oonsumcd, also carts, drays, harness. and implements. Tim total damage is estimated at .£(>00, and tlu> origin of the tiro is un known. It is stated that some officers from tho Mines Department^ inspected tho Musvreil brook CV.nl Comuanv's "mini! last' week, t:ho initio ln.:nc under offer to tin- Oovernmoiit,. Rs-i;er'>mental l''nrni.—'Hip Government 1 a definitely decide:! to resume 1000 acres of Ovwtfin KstatB for the juirnoses of an ex jx?rimental farm. It, i" .'aid tliati the area \ to be taken comprises the river flat, a very rioli agricultural tract.
THE NEW HEAVY-WEIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 5 January 1911
THE NEW HEAVY-WEIGHT. Perhaps the largest crowd that lias ever gathered at the Gaiety saw the Collin Bell .Tack Whittaker contest on Tuesday night. •Toe Costa and Jack Howard challenged the winner. ... Whittaker's -weight was given as 13st. and Bell's 12sl. 521b.. but the latter loolcei. a stone heavier. Unfortunately space available does not permit of a full description o£ the battle, which, although Bell had the better of mat ters throughout, was a really good fight, and the up-country man showed out well. His left hand was often used in a manner thai reminded one of .the old battlers win timed their men coming in. Whittaker was' dropped in the third round by a right to the body, and again in the eighth and in the 18th, being down before the power of l ight crosses to the jaw for live and eight seconds, and once more he fel] heavily after missing a right swing; then he took his eipht seconds, and managed to stagger back, forced by left and right swings, to the head previous to the...