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PETERBOROUGH WATER SUPPLY. The Analysis, &c. In Favour of Corporation Well. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 5 September 1919
The Analysis, &c. In Favour ;of CorporatiQa WelL . . The' citizens -were ' much agitated yyer t^he aav-ent 'o'f a^ w -the-toirci ..some linie back, -\vhen 4he '. 'tpi^ialSra^ii^^^e powerhouse was- ''severely^ Meshed.' by the Goverin ' merit; rand proved* to contain an abun dant'suppljvWit. the Government ap : peared up against the proposition, and the analyses were adverse, so the mat ter was shelved, l>ut later the Govern ment sank a shaft near the old Melia ; Weil, and the; result' of that work has -jiistbeen made known officially, to the Corporation, who have, through the courtesy of Mr: G. F. Jenkins, M.P... received this week the following re port on the whole scheme. From this it will be gathered that the Corpora tion Well contains .the best supply, and ean -be satisfactorily used for a town supply. Whether our public -men are sufficiently forceful to bring about the desired result remains to be seen, but there now appears every, possibi lity of the town being equip...
DR. BARNARDO'S HOMES. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 5 September 1919
DR. BARNARDO'S HOMES. We have received the following ap peal, which will, we are sure, arouse the sympathy of our many readers: "Will you send us 2/6 for food? Think for a moment of the respon sibility of a family of 7,300 children in these times of high prices, and I know you will help us in our annual appeal for half-crowns to feed the largest family in the jvorld. Last year generous friends sent us 269,840 half-crowns as birthday gifts in me mory of the ^ate Dr. Barnardo, and this year we are celebrating our .jubi lee and our needs are greater-87,800 children have been rescued by these national homes; 10,715 Barnardo boys fought' for you on land and sea. Will you remember their brothers and sis ters? I know you will help us to feed the little ones." Subscriptions may be sent to this office, and will be acknowledged in our columns.
ORROROO PICNIC RACES. To-morrow—Saturday, Sep. 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 5 September 1919
MOO PIOIIC RACES. Tomorrow-Saturday, Sep. 6. : To-morrow, on the Orroroo fiiace course, a good programme will he' battled out under the- auspices of the. Orroroo and District Hospital. The card is a good one. Weights for the three principal events are as under, and. die acceptances will, we hear, re sult' in good fields facing the barrier. HURDLES. One ,and a half miles. st. 3b. Gi&ce. Watson : 11 0 Money ;5pender .. .. .. .. .. 9 7 Appela .. .. 9 0 Dextrai : 9 0 The Conning Tower ... . . .. 9 0 Grey Dawn ...... 9 G " HOSPITAL HANDICAP. One mile. > ' . ? st. lb. JChardor .... ... 30 0 Janvan .. 9 10 Grace Watson .- -- 9 . 0 Pinballiie'.. . .. - .... .. .. - 9 0 : Mbney Spender .. .. ..... ... SO The GonningTower 8 0 "j,;'Voe- 7 12 Potityform .. .. .. ........ ... 7 12 ?=Tostig: Belle ... .. 7 12 -'.©extral7 7 /Eighteen Pounder ._ .. .. .. 7 7
'Memories' CHAPTER 30. (Being a letter written in London in December, 1915.) [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
'Memories* CHAPTER 30. .. (Being-a letter written in London in December, 1915.) lime-Early morning1. Around the piano in thelarge hall of Selly Park stood a .hajppy ' circle. of khaki clad Australians*'" with here and there a nurse or sister, and with clasped hands the old familiar "Auld Lang Syne" was tieing sung joyfully, the lusty voices of' the men from "down under" could.'be heard unto the fur thermost ward. A few moments later with a farewell handshake and the nurses' "Good-bye, Anzac; good luck," ringing in our ears, we were outside the gatea. and as they closed behind us we gathered together , in the thick morning fog and discussed the future. Birmingham Station took some lo cating, 'but a tram conductor saw us through, and we were soon in the maze of overways and platforms, in search of the train for London. Lon don, eh! It seemed bard to realise that we were at last free. At liberty to go whither we pleased, and smoke when we liked. Our party numbered 39 in all, and-well-y...
CHAPTER XXX. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
CHAPTKR XXX. ! Vasslly and hie compaciosti tramp ed oo down the river for six days, stifleringmuch tram hunger and the inclemency of the weather. They saw BO native nllag«*, aad was therefore unable to procure either food or -a boat. They dared sot shoot small gSMMS, since there wss a strong liksli good of Cossacks being ja the neigh bourhood. By '= night thsy camped along the river, and some aas was *l wayti awake nad- watching for tbc steamer. But as the days stopped by without a sign of tits Ciariat, tine -fugitives grew despondent. They be lieved that their friends h»d bees ar rested, and would nvrtr cone. It «m a dreary prospect that lay abead of ttiem. ; Tbeir spirits were at the lowest :«»» on tbe afternoon of the seventh day. Poaktit was leading: the party along a hilly forest path, from which frequent glimpses of the river could be had. Alexis supported Helen, who was weary and foot sore. Vassilv brought up tbe rear, limping under ;the weight of his rifle and ammuni 'tion. ...
(Copyright.) IN THE NAME OF THE CZAR. PART 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
(Gopyright.) . i tHE NAHE OF *** By WILLIAM MURRAY GBAYBGH, Autbor at "Vera fflwunwla," "Tte House of OrfaMi," te. PART 23. "I trust they were aared from drowning," replied Cranbrook, s,iTe" IT, "and I hope the gendarme whom Malkotf sbot was not seriously woun ded. Well, it can't be helped now. We owe our safety to these brave fel lows. But Goa help ub if we are erer captured, Vivian I" Sagan now ran forward with a juliilant face. "I have started the fines," he ex claimed. "In a few moments we *all have a good bfead of Bteua." "We can't have it any too soon," replied Oreebrook. "We are drifting sidewavs now, What I moot tear is that they will chase us with some swift craft." "No danger," declared Sagan. "Mcst of the steamers s»e being re paired, and besides there isn't &lt;me thi.1 cm touch the Coarina for £i>eed." This was in accordance with wnax Craui.rook and Vivian had been told whtu tv.ey chartered the vessel, and thty kit considerably; reeved. A few moments later th...
PEACE LOAN COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
PEACE LOAN COMMITTEE. Meeting held in the Council Cham ber August .30. 1919. Present--Messrs. P j. Kjerin, R. M. Cram, A. Torr, P. ; "J. Ja'mieson. F- Hotbv, F. ; f^ycotik. and F. HI'Bormann. Mr. F. appointed Chairman and ; Mr. 4?V' H. Bormann Secretary. Cor grtl^^Bdience^as read from the Cen Loan Committee.-Re H. T. Dempsey attended Jtbe meeting and explained that he Jiad. been appointed for the Mutual ll.i£e and Citizens' : Assurance Com pany bj» the Central Peace Loan Com inittee to act as agent, and explained to them ;the /working- of tlie company's. proposed' 'by Mr. HoBby,' and seconded by Mr. Cram,. that Messrs. A-. T. Dempsey, D. H. Robinson^ and T. L.. Ward be ap pointed authorised ag-ents1 for the' Yongala district. A subcommittee ?was formed consisting of Messrs: F. Laycock, F. Hodby, T. Anderson, T. L. Ward, P. Kerin, and Secretary. Secretary was asked tq-advise Mr. D. , H. Robinson of business done at meeting. ;-v_ ..
YONGALA DISTRICT COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
YGNGALA DISTRICT COUNCIL. Monthly meeting held August 30, 1919. Present-Crs. P. J. Kerin (chairman), A. Torr, ~P- J. O'Riellv, j. James, R. M. Cram>aiid t!ie District Clerk. The Chairman apologised for the absence of Cr. Robinson. Minutes of previous meeting- were read aiid confirmed. The Clerk's financial statement showed receipts. £118 3/; and expenditure. District Fund. £232 4/:;; Government Grant Account. £l5 12/6. The following tenders were ? dealt with:-Xo. 311, D.W to_ be re advertised: No. 319, D.W M. McKeough: Xo. 2S&lt;5, M.R., G. McKeogh. Correspondence was received from Local Government Department re gift of money to local bodies for employ ment of returned soldiers; also reply ing to Clerk's letter in respect of re turned soldier engaging his father, .and Chas. Prizibelle. a rejected volun .teer, advising that a rejected volun teer, may not be employed in expeu -dinwe of the "gift, nor ma\'the father 6f a soldier be employed. From same enclosing copy of lette...
BLACK ROCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
BLACK ROCK. The continued dry weather has been causing alarm to farmers and stock owners, and drought" has been men tioned. A week ago our hopes were raised when rain set '-.in heavily from the north, but-bnly.20 poinrs fell; at intervals during the- week showers have fallen, and on Saturday we were favoured with heavier showers- from the south. On Sunday morning peo ple awoke and looked out on a rare scene-old mother-.earth was clothed in a beautiful white mantle of snow, and it continued to fall until after 9 a.m.. the snow several inches deep on the ground. One young lady was seen .shovelling" the. snow away from the cellar door. Tlie hills were a sight worth seeing, and quite late in. the afternoon the . highest peaks yi'ere . wearing thei'r white .caps. The moisture will do a large amomit of goocj, .and - the farmers, will look for ward hopefully toward Some return at harvest time. Influenza has visited- many homes -in the district, and, we wish our friends a speedy recovery. ?...
The Times FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1919. Local and General News [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1919. Local anil General News Baml Dance Pottpuml.-Owing to baring to forfeit the use of the Towa Hall -next Tuesday night to a travelling company, the Federal Band have been obliged to poatpene their long night dance until Tuesday week, 23rd inst. Graftoi Chiffona Voiles. 3/3. Beautilal New Drew Good»~at Double's. "House to House Collection.-Mrs. Tohson has haiYded in . the' jollowhisj additional list to the one previously published:-Mrs. Meadows, sen.. 3/; C. Meadows.;!/; Mrs. Reed, £l l/; Mrs. W. Henderson, 2/6; May. 2/6: S. A. Nilssofi, 2/6; Mrs. McKenzie, 2/. Fin? Rangt Onkaparingx Rugs ind Blad(eti-4t Dobbie's. Mr. and -Mrs. R. M. an&lt;l Miss Dorothy Osborne/who ---have been in E«i^laridr,for ifee.past ^hree year?, art . renirning: to Australia iy the s.s. Sonoma, ati d ^e^pec t to reach Sydney on September 30. It was Mr. Os borne's intention to settle in Eng land, but for the benefit of Mrs. Os borne's health rhe doctors advised them to return t...
YONGALA. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
YONGALA September S.-Heavy, falls of snow occurred here during Saturday night and Sunday morning. The landscape was completely covered several inches .deep, and when, the^ &un/shone out at intervals the ~ sight was ^magnificent. Snowballing was indulged in during the whole of Sunday morning. The moisture was hadlv needed here. The scarcity of grass was beginning to he severely felt by stock-owners. This fall has come in the nick of lime. With another fall of rain in the course of a week or two the crops should improve wonderfully,'.and there should _bei an abundance of feed. On Friday, evening- a conccrt, sup per, and dance were held in the Yon gala Institute Hall in aid of the In stitute funds. O.wing to a good deal of sickness in fthe district, the at tendance was not as. good as other wise would have been the case. Items were rendered by Mesdames Gilding. S. Crafn. Misses Naiibervis. Mutton, Gleeson, Schmidt j'Tercnrie), and Messrs. F. Laycock; t!'. -Johnston, C. Gleeson,...
SNOWSTORM AT PETERBOROUGH. The Heaviest for Over 20 Years. Over a Foot Deep in Places. A Lovely Sight. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
SNOWSTORM AT PETER BOROUGH. The Heaviest for Over 20 Years. Over a Foot Deep in Places. A Lovely Sight. Saturday was the coldest day ex perienced this year, a biting cold wind Mowing up from the regions of ice bergs during the afternoon aud even ing, and everywhere the remark, " cold enough for snow." was heard, especially about 9 p.m.. -when light Hakes of snow were noticed. Those who were awake between tf and 6..10 a.m. on Sunday were treated to an un usual sight of snow falling thick and fast, everything being heavily coated. Gardens, etc., were completely- buried and as far as the eye could reach nothing could be seen of the ground, the snow being a foot deep in places. About 7 o'clock crowds began to gather, and snowballing- was the or der of the day, and the people wend ed their way to early church they had to face many heavy showers of snow 'from the enthusiasts. Even at the church the young folk were busy with the snow, snd great fun was derived by ail. The Guinbowie, Mannan...
DISTRICT NEWS. EURELIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
DISTRICT^ NEWS. EURELIA. A welcome home-social was given in Mrs. Wall's barn On August 29 to Gunners E. J. Din:">n.. P. D. Dir.on, and E. C. Dowd, recently returned ?and Lieut. Fred Page and Sergeant Burford were also' present. An apo logy was received from Pte. Dan Hol land, -who was unable to attend. Pte. Clarence Dowd, wlio"was the'first of these soldier.'; to .enlist, left nearly lour years. ago. and after -being in camp he was discharged 011 account of ill-health; but Pte. Dowd was very anxious to get to the front, and again enlisted as soon as his,health allowed him to, and this time he was successful and was in the firing line for a great many months before being taken to hospital to undergo an -operation. Be fore he had properly- recovered he was sent back, and had the misfortune t&lt;-> he passed. His many friends are very pleased lo see,.him looking1 so well. Xext to enlist we're--Gunners E. ]. and P. D. Diiion, three years ago, and after being in camp they r...
"THE FRIVOLITIES." Monday Night Next—15th. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
"THE FRIVOLITIES." Monday Night Next- 15th. me Hospital runa smouio oeneni very considerably through the ef forts of "The Frivolities.'' Judging by the number of tickets already sold a M house should greei this ver satile little company on their opening night, Monday next, September 15. The programme is one of excep tional merit, and offers plenty of scope for the various r.rtists con cerned. Worthy of special mention is the musical corned/, "Tickets. Please!" with which the Frivolities conclude their programme. . The scene is laid on '"any old railway Station, at any old time," and it is full of humorous situations and catchy musical numbers. Miss Ida Hill and Mr. Eric Shields as Mr. and Mrs. N. P-eck, and Mr. Jack Ham as an an cient porter, make the most of some very clever fu,n: Miss Ei.'a Wald, as an actress, with a novel way of tell ing die time; Mr. K. -Manthorpe as an actor, Miss Madge HIii. Mr. Cyril Bradley, and Miss Alice Nelson, as passengers for the train that does not a...
PETERBOROUGH FEDERAL CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
PETERBOROUGH FEDERAL ' " " CRICKET CLUB. At' a .w-elj-artcnded meeting , of the above club, held on ^the 2nd instant; the following officers^were elected lor the coming vteaSon:-rJ?«tron, S. .13. Jones, Esq. (Mayor); president. W. H. Hill, Esq; vice-presidents. Mrs. Phe|ahv Messrs. E. E. Ha mm. Dr. Goode. S". W. Dickson. M. R. Both, R. W. Goudie, A. A. Porter, J W." Bowering. II. lieither say, arid F. W. Sam.K'el.l; captain, L. J. Bills; umpire, J. C. Primage; scorer, C. Oates; secretary, E. Ferry; de-.. legates tS association, Messrs. Dbdd and Bills.. i:i Efforts are being made to get a match with an Orroroo team at Peter borough on 27th i.nst?; as a prelimin ary to association matches.
Peterborough Hospital. £3,000 Now Raised. Subsidy Applied For. Arranging for the Foundation Stone. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
Peterborough Hospital. £3,000 Now Raised. Subsidy Applied For. Arranging for the Foundation Stone. The Hospital Committee, under their energetic president (Dr. A. Goode) and secretary (Mr. S. W. Dickson), are losing 110 time in pushing forward tlio iioapita! scheme and the funds now in border on the £3,000 mark, in addition to which there are various sums to reach the sec retary from the worker*, and this will more than cover the above amount. Those who have not yet handed in their donations are earnestly requested to do so immediately, as the subsidy has been applied for, and arrangements made for the plans and specifications to be finalized. Dr. C. Lowther Clarke, who reeently re turned from the tront, was in Adelaide during the week and went into the matter with Dr. Morrison. The former arrived in Peterborough yesterday afternoon, and we hope there will be something detinue to report in next issue. The laying ot the foundation stone will be announced at an early date.
PETERBOROUGH RED CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
PETERBOROUGH RED CROSS. ... ...The annii?' meet ingpl. the Peter borough ,Reri Cross Circle was .held on August 28. Mrs: Jones (president) presiding: The b,aiance sheet-'an&lt;i re port'for the year ending June 30 tras Tefcei^^;^^ fl 2,* ; pendifuire, ,-£118 *>/2;Vbalance in bank, £4 *6/; cash in hand, -£5 16/. Daring ;T:jmeJj^ear 'jfivst:panels - weresen ('? to' the-''; pyjamas, 468 pairs socks. 5 Balakl'ava caps, 12 'face washers, 10 housewives, r i^ibHei ibag;, ima^zines.Sand J6I3 iinen. -Also:..iduring the year- the members the i£ed
"AT THE CROSS ROADS." [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
"AT THE CROSS ROADS." ('By the Editor.) . From all parts of the Empire to day there reaches us the evidence of national waste and need for economy, but in our own land \\\e caw find much interesting- food' for thiSught by a survey or the financial world and views men high up in the atmosphere of investment. From the beginning of the war it was realized that the security of Australia's future rested, to a great extent, on the strengthen ing of its economic foundations. Clearly it was seen that the country was far too dependent on imports frcJm abroad; to make itself more self contained then seemed to be the chief necessity. By taking on her should ers the duty of sharing in the vast conflict ju^t ended in Europe, Aus tralia to a great extent crippled or hampered progress in the economic field. Wha-.cver may have been ne cessary in the past, does not seem, in many instances desirable to-day. To produce the champion wool of the world to sell at 1/3 per lb., and then to buy it back at r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 12 September 1919
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