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NORTH COAST S.S. CO. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
NORTH COAST S.S. CO. At the annual general •meeting of the North Coast Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., held on Wednesday, the balance-sheet for -the year ended December 31 last shows that the net profit, after provid ing for depreciation and insurance 011 steamers, was £25,945/9/10. The direc tors added £1054/19/2 from the equalisa tion dividend account, malting the total £27,000. An interim dividend to share holders of 3% per cent, for the half year was paid out of . this sum in July last, with a bonus of 1 per cent, arising from Tents and investments! The direc tors proposed to pay a simi,lai; dividend and bonus for the six months ended De cember: 31' last, which; together will; ab sorb £37,000. : .v- V
MUSICAL STEELWORKER. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
MUSICAL STEELWORKER. Mr. Roy Dawson, of the Newcastle steel works, who succeeded in winning the tenor horn championship of N.S.W., is a son of Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Dawson, of Monica Farm, .Tnverell. Roy wao a member of the Austral Band here until about two and a half years ago, when lib removed to Glen Tunes. About four months ago he made his home at New castle. At the Kurri Kurri Band Con test last month, Roy Dawson was award ed first prize in the tenor horn solo competition, and was beaten by his brother Les by one point in the cham pion of champions solo. The family is quite a musical one, for in the cornet solo at Kurri Kurri Les was awarded first prize, and another brother (Victor) came second in the euphonium solo.— Our Inverell correspondent.
SUITABLE PASTURES FOR STOCK WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
SUITABLE PASTURES FOR STOCK WANTED. In view of the prevailing drought conditions and the urgent need for united action in securing agistment, the Minister for Lands has drafted a scheme whereby information shall be furnished to or supplied from the Animal industry 'Branch of this Depart ment as to where suitable pastures are available. A short time ago it was ar ranged to have notifications posted at Police Offices asking for advice of available pasture, and to advise per sons requiring pasture where same oc curred, and demands have been able to be met until recently. The continua tion of I he drought over a large area of the State makes it imperative that all available pasture should be utilised, and persons holding same approached to take in additional stock voluntarily at a price be agreed upon.
DEPARTURE FROM KEMPSEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
DEPARTURE FROM KEMPSEY. Mr. H. Clive Burns, who lias resided in Kempsey for nearly four years, will be leaving shortly to take up a position under the Public Service Board in the State . Trawlers' Department. Mr. Burns has been secretary to the Maeleay River Co-op. Steamship Co., Ltd., and also to the Kempsey Chamber of Commerce and Maeleay District Hos pital, from the last-named of which he recently resigned.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
HRNOTT'S BISCUITS. BAKING POWDER. "HE-BAKSrtC-POWDERJMAT MIMSPERfECT COOKMC-MI AllinM-IHEWReSIMPLY \/e(T f7cn/oure&lt;L, spon&v cafio. ddeffib U to haRe and a treat to^eat Ws&I&f$in.c£* foT strong ieoVenin^ pow/er. &lt;4 Jooof &afcin & p ox^der/rsqueni £y sccVes tne situ ation.
MR. C. J. TINDALL—PATRIOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
MR. C. J. TINDALL—PATRIOT. When the fine nurses' home at Graf ton Hospital is built, it will be cosily and comfortably furnished through the philanthropy oi' that great public spirited citizen, Mr. C. F. Tindal, of "Bona Vista," Armidale, says the Clarence Biver "Examiner." It is the intention of the committee that the home shall be known as the Tindal Nurses' Home, as it is mainly due to the generosity of Mr. Tindal that this much-needed acquisition to the hospital was ever made possible. , Two of that gentleman's for the Empire in his wish that he be allowed to erect tablets to their memory in the home. This, of course, will be welcomed by the com mittee,. who will,; no doubt, ask Mr. Tindal to perform1 the opening ceremony. As is well known, Mr. Tindal offered his fine estate, Trigamon, to the Govern ment for the settlement of'soldiers, re ceiving much below, .its' value, and donating the proceeds' to charitable and educational purposes; ; Froip. this fund £750 will shortly be-av...
COMMERCE & BUSINESS NEWCASTLE & H.R.S.S. CO., LTD. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
COMMERCE 6 BUSINESS NEWCASTLE &H.R.S.S. CO., LTD. The report of the directors of the Newcastle and Hunter River Steamship Company, Limited, for the year ended December 31 last was adopted at the annual meeting of shareholders, under the chairmanship of Air. P. T. Taylor. The report showed, after allowing for the payment of a dividend and bonus on July 24 last, and other expenses, etc., a profit of £5190/0/3 was made. Out ot this amount the directors recommended a dividend of S per cent, and a bonus of 2 per cent., which will absorb £5000, thus leaving £190/6/3 to be carried for ward. It was reported that the company's trade during the year had been ad versely affected by drought. The war, happily now ended, also continued to restrict trade aiid increase running costs. Owing to the impossibility of building steel tonnage at moderate rates to meet the requirements of trade, an order had been placed locally for a ■wooden steamer of about 400 tons dead weight, which should be de...
MR. EVANS IS GOOD JUDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
L> MR. EVANS IS GOOD JUDGE. Mr. .1. \V. Evans, of Oxley Island, can lay claim to being a judge of milking Shorthorns after his performance at the Kiama Show the other day. There | were 11 bulls entered for the aged bull class, and there were some high-class animals, including one of Mr. J. Daley 's, which had won the championship of the show for two years, Mr. W. C. Dun ster's and others. Having a look through the section he selected and purchased a young bull that was being shown for the first time. Half-an-hour afterwards the judging was completed by Messrs. H. Warden (Sunny Vale) and M. O'Connor (Tweed), and Mr. Evans' purchase had the honor of being placed first, having defeated the other 10. This bull was also awarded cham pion prize for the Kiama Show, which is one of the leading shows, especially as far as dairy cattle arc concerned, of the State. Shortly after the award was made known Mr. Evans was offered nearly double what he gave for the bull, but declined to take it. ...
MAITLAND GASLIGHT CO., LTD. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
MAITLAND GASLIGHT CO., LTD. The y-W half-yearly meeting of the shareholders of the Maitlaml Gaslight Company, Ltd., was held in the com pany 's office, West Maitlaml. Mr. 0. K. doling, chairman of directors, presided. The report of the directors was as fol lows: The net profits for the half-year, including a balance of £278/10/2 from last half year, amount to £1519/11/8; from this sum your directors recommend llie payment of a dividend at the rate of G per cent, per annum, amounting to £10-16/5/-; leaving a balance to carry forward of £473/6/8. The dividend herein recommended to be declared is so declared out of the profits made by the company from the period of the last preceding balance sheet to the present balance sheet, irrespective of the unal lotted balance brought forward from the previous balance sheet. The manager reports that the works are in good order and condition. • Messrs. C. Webster and J. W. Birken head were re-elected directors, and Messrs. T. C. Shaw and W. W. £. ...
INVERFLL IDENTITY PASSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
INVERFLL IDENTITY PASSES. Mr. JanveV' Summers, an old identity of the Inverell district passed away at tlie residence of his daughter, Mrs. S. J. Delaney, Glen Innes. Deceased, who was 72 years' of age, was a native of Parramatta. He went to Inverell dis trict 50 years ago, and resided there until 12 months ago, when he came to spend his remaining days with his daughter. He engaged in farming and orchard pursuits, and was a consistent and successful competitor at the In verell shows, where he secured many prizes for draught stock and fruit. He leaves a widow and grown-up family.
COPPER MINING AT DUNEDOO. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
COPPER MINING AT DUNEDOO. (From our Gulgong Correspondent.) In a progress report, the directors of the Duncdoo copper mines state that since commencing operations the com pany had proceeded with the develop ment work of their mines by contract, and to date the work was being carried out in a very satisfactory manner. Prior to the company acquiring the mines, approximately £600 worth of ore had been disposed of. The directors estimated that there is in the vicinity of £1000 worth of ore now at grass, but owing to the high cost of treating small quantities, it had been decided to sell some of this ore, in lieu of treating it 011 the field. The company intends carrying 011 l?s de velopment work.
WHY LOW PRICES IN TIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
WHY LOW PRICES IN TIN MARKET. Following is a copy of a letter re ceived from Mr. T. H. Kelly, of Sydney, in reference to the tin market:— "Two or three circumstances seem to have delayed the restoration of business in tin. In the first place, i gather that the requirements of the American market, and perhaps those of other countries, have been well sup plied by tin purchased some time ago by the Inter-Allied Tin Executive. In the second place, it is very difficult to get space for the shipment of tin to Great Britain, and the uncertainty of actually obtaining the freight which has been provided has, 110 doubt, had something to do with making British buyers indisposed to buy Australian tin for the time being. I also gather that perhaps buyers of all raw materi als are at present doubtful as to what industrial conditions will prevail after the signing of peace, and for this rea son there is a tendency to abstain from buying until the future is more as surcri.''— ' Inverell Argus.
ABOUT NORTHERN PEOPLE. Lieutenant Colonel Abbott, C.M.G., M.H.R. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
ABOUT NORTHERN PEOPLE. ^ \JVJ &lt;-J . Lieutenant Colonel Abbott, C.M.G., M.H.R. The Member for New England. who took ail active part in the. formation of the Country Party, from within the ranks of the Federal National Party, at a conference of delegates from various branches of the National Association, the Farmers' and Settlers' Association, and Graziers' Association in the New England electorate. In outlining his proposals, Lieut. Colonel Abbott stated that the country man was not getting his just dues from the Governments of the day. Central isation was the curse of Australia, and that would not be altered until they decided to send men to Parliament wliq understood the conditions of the country. The Country Party would be "a sort of quasi-third party," and all matters concerning country interests would go before a meeting of country members.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
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BUTTER SCARCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
BUTTER SCARCE. The Imperial butter contract is in abeyance in NjS-W., 110 butter now going hence to London. Contributions to the N.'S.W. winter butter pool have ceased in order to assist the grocers with immediate supplies. The total make of butter in N.S.W. at present is two-thirds of normal. Many grocers in inland towns have no butter on hand.
SYDNEY CALF SALE [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
SYDNEY CALF SALE\ About 340 calves were forward at the Sydney abattoir saleyards on Wednes day. These comprised all descriptions, but consisted chiefly of bobbies. The general quality of the offering was only fair. The usual buyers were in attend ance. The market opened at about late rates for all descriptions, but weakening as sales progressed, closed cheaper. Weighty calves made to about £4, a few l.o £4/10/-, and odd to £5/10/-; prime bobbies to 45/-, good to :H5/-, weedy sorts from about IS/-.
Children's Corner. Our First Competition. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
® Children's Corner. ASS By Sister Susie. Our First Competition. The time was so short that I thought there would not be many enter for our first competition,; but 1 have been "agreeably disappointed," as the grown-ups say. Some of the letters re ceived were very good, and I shall publish the best to show other boys and.girls.. The prize-winners were:— WALTER PER'CY I>ALTON, Public School, Jennings. PEA'RL LTiPMAN, "Devonshire," Park St., Kogarah. Postal notes for five shillings each have been sent to these prize-winners. Next week I shall tell you about our second competition, and hope even more will compete. Best Boy's Letter. Public School, Jennings, Great North Rail Line, N.S.W., January 27, 1919. Dear Sister Susie,— I was ten years old last September, and I have just been reading the Chil dren 's Corner (which I like so much) in the "Voice of the North," and I saw that piece in it about the competi tion, and I thought I might as well have a try for the prize. We live on the ...
Of Interest to Women. Rough Hair. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 February 1919
Interest to Women, By Mother o' Pearl "3* Rough Hair. Soine hair refuses to be smooth and glossy, no matter what care is bestowed upon it. The result is an unkempt head, fcjvery effort should be made to fight the condition. Systematic treatment is the best re medy; if that is out of the question, do one's best at home, with regular brush ing allied to tonic massages. As hair is usually rough because of lack of natural oil, seek to supply it. Each night before retiring rub into tile scalp a few drops of almond oil. This must not be spread on the long hair, as it makes it greasy and a dust collector. Apply oil with finger-tips, then rub in well by lightly pinching the scalp with thumb and first finger of each hand. Spread the fingers several inches apart and gradually draw them together. Keep this up all over head in different directions. When the oil is well worked in, brush the hair thoroughly. The best brush for this purpose is one with stiff pig bristles that reach into the scalp ...