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The Weather. BEAUTIFUL RAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 10 September 1909
The Weather. &nbsp; BEAUTIFUL rain. Rain commenced to fall in Bathurst yesterday morning, and continued un- ceasingly for the remainder of the day. Up to 9 p.m. 70 points were registered, at the Telegraph Office : Other stations reporting rain were: — Booligal 15 points, Hay 12, and Dubbo 1. Cloudy conditions prevailed at other stations. Forecast: More or less unsettled to showery generally, but rain confined to the western &nbsp; slopes and Riverina; some thunder &nbsp; storms and local squalls; winds nor- therly, veering to cool S.W. in far &nbsp; west.
IN A TRAMWAY CAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 11 September 1909
IN A TRAMWAY CAR. On a very cold day last winter a Chinaman, clothed in the usual fashion of his race,. entered a tramcar where lie seated himself by tho side of a big Irish-woman. Wishing to get into conversation: with liis; neigh bour, to wlnlo away the time, he re-] marked : 'l Belly' .(very) cold -to-day.' | The Irish-woman, not rfelisliing I this intrusion replied : ' ' ; ! ' Ye dirty liaytheu ; why don't, ye ? tuck yer shirt inside yer trouHis, thi'n, ' and kape it warm.f' , - . ; , j At, this rebuke the- Chinaman igavo ; up hisie/.l'ortS''at'politeness. . ,? . 1? i V -A ? | i'ii :' -'it H'- : - v.':-. ? V- - .-?(
SPORTING, IF YOU LIKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 11 September 1909
S PORTING, IF YOU LIKE. Tlio horse has taken fright ! - A ! motor-liom had too-tooted right : in tlie centre of its ear, and ofl: it dashed . like a house afire. . ,, , ? . Jones, tho owner and driver of the horse and trap, gripped tight hold of the- reins. . Jenkins, who had, come , out io see' whether lie wotild give , Jones for the lot clung wildly, to his seat. Both were feebly aware, of the fact that ' they were going at tli'e pace that kills. Up, down, along they hurtled. Suddenly, at the foot of s steep ?'?hill,- ?they saw a huge van, siiindin'g in the centre of the road at attention. ' 'Nenrei* and nearerfltheyvCcamG.'it' Iti' was a matter of moments. 'Look here,' cried Jones, 'when we get to the bottom I'll take ?; ten pounds for the lot !' ,
M. BLERIOT DESCRIBES VOYAGE FROM CALAIS TO DOVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 11 September 1909
M. BLERIOT DESCRIBES VOYAGE T FROM CALAIS TO DOVER. (By Louis Beriot.) I U is more 'important to be the first I to cross the Chaunel by aeroplane than to Ifave won a prize of £1000. Never theless, 1 must first acknowledge the enterprise of 'The Daily Mail' and its recognition of the importance of avia tion in the offer of the prizo which I have had the: honour to win. 1 am glad I have won it. I am more than happy that I liavn crossed the Channel. At first I promised my wife that I would not make tho attemxi'i:;, then- I determined that ifone .failed 1 would be tlie first to come. And I am i Liere. i At 2.30 on Sunday I rose at tho Terminus Hotel, at Calais, and at 3 1 o'clock: departed with my friend, M. Lo 1 Blanc, in a mocor car to Baraqucs. On our way we noted that the weather j was favourable to my endeavour. We therefore ordered the torpedo de stroyer Escopette, generously] placed at my disposal by our Government, to start. . At 3.30 a.m. we went to the garage and examined the ...
THEN AND NOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 11 September 1909
THEN AND NOW. Crude and primitive were, the gun. nciry -arrangement, s of the old ships otj Nel'son's -day. Tliei'e were no sights lifted to tlie guns; admii-a's, closed ..ttil their gunners could not. miss. Now the ; battle, will, open - when. the -enemy is only . a mere speck on the lioxizon. Delicate lin^truiments are fitted in tjho'-. fire-^controU positions on the masts, from which the exact 'distance, ol!. the enemy, is iscnt down ?by electrical signalling arrange ments 'to the men ia the: \; big-gun turrets liar .below. On tlio j.; heavy .guns ajiv. .elabwato sig'hta which re qui.ro to bo aoj, listed with; tlie, utmost -cfuie.. The Weaxitms; ,-theimsplv«^.:can-i not bo liaudlcd by man iPOwer. . They are loaded,, elevated, rotated, ? by h|y jdraulic ;or .electric for,co. .'Jpie .'.. men liahting tlio shin, instead o£ heine fisspinbled in Jarae niinibers on Xlie ; flecks, sheltered only 'by the wood-' ???work ol' tho liulil, are sjcattorod in little i^aiitie's.; protected ,by t...
A Girl With Four Sweethearts [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 11 September 1909
A Girl Willi Four Sweethearts Annie sent for me, and I responded I at once. I 'What's the matter?1' , . She darted a -look of pathetic en- I treaty,; yet something comical . lurked behind the look that forced ; a laugh, i from .;me before, I could: properly .as- 1 sume the grave countenance .-she in variably expected on_, these occasions. , i;'You may just as - well begin by: laughing,' she said, really pathetically this time, 'because once I tell you'll simply be unbearable.' 'Does it concern mo?' I demanded, in some trepidation. 'I wish it did,'-- she : answered, and we fell into a silence' which , lasted. for, at leasL three seconds, i 'It's, a most awful -thing, anyhow,' she. -exclaimed - at last, i 'and - the . -worst of it is you'll only laugh.' - 1 promised a becoming', gravity. 'Well,' she said suddenly, with a rush,, 'I:-have had -tour? proposals'; this week.' 'That seems.; a. good ; record.; I: , don!t see anything to ^complain . of.- . ;; I - suppose cepL?' 'No,- it isn't...
Bleriot. FIRST MAN TO FLY THE CHANNEL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 11 September 1909
'?Bleribt. FIRST MAN To. FLY THE CHANNEL. '' ' ? Jl. Louis Blci'iot' flew across the Channel on a Sunday^ morning recently in thirty-seven minutes— the . fastest passage ever , made — and ? won 'The Daily, Mail' J2IOOO.' prize. On Monday Lord Northelil'fc pre- I sented the Daily Mail' prize at a luncheon given in honour of the in trepid aviator at the Savoy Hotel. I Monday was, indeed, M. Bleriot's .ay of triumph. The proceedings be gan at Dover, where lie was received in state by the mayor and warmly congratulated upon his 'magnificent feat. From Dover he journeyed by train to Victoria, and his arrival at the London terminus was the signal for a splendid ovation from - an im mense crowd which had gathered to pay homage to the conqueror of the air. His progress from Victoria J through the streets to the . Savoy : Ho tel was one long, round of tumultous cheering. M. Bleriot's monoplane was .on Mon day exhibited in London/ and it at tracted inunensie attention/ .and was the object of ...
CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 11 September 1909
CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE. , ' Sydney, Friday^:.;,, Sir Alfred Spicer, M'.P.,;President:,o£ the London' : Chamber . or : Commerce,', ailso ' PresiidenC ; 'of .the Congress ; :o£ Chambers,..of Comnlorce ? to 'be , held ; iii Sydney, . /arrived from Melbou?-jie to-day. ^
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 11 September 1909
For Children's Heads. Mothers, Flossine for tho Hair has the advantage of not only being porfectly harm loss, but prevents dandruff, and renders the sealp healthy and the hair soft like oilt. It eiloctually destroys nits and other parasites, thereby keoping freo from these pests -the heads of children who are going to -school. Stooked by all chemists and storekeepers, Sydney agent : Brothwood, Chemist, 82 King-street.*
STRIKE THREATENED NORTH SYDNEY'S GAS SUPPLY. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 11 September 1909
'STfRlICE aT-IREAjrENEH ' : NORTH SYDNEY'S GAS SUPPLY.:: 1 Sydney. Friday. ? ' A., gas strike is threatened . in the: 1 City unless the . North-.. Sydney Gas 1 Comparjjy gra'nts- .coiicesyions to employees. 1 I - A conference - was lieldU -at-.~-Nortfci I Sydney, ttiia liifternoon but neithen 1 aide would- give any information to tlie press. It ivas hinted that certain. 'proposals 1 were before the union representatives j to be submitted to members for ac- i meplance or rejection. . ? I
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 11 September 1909
? Charles Dickens refused to lie down unless his 'bed was placed due north and 'south. ' I-Ie gave notice of the rule before, arriving at a friend's house or a1 hotel, -but a compass ; was : always handy in his baggage to make aure. ' A very just complaint was brought beEoreia bisliopj tliat a certain clergy man in the diocese ? was wearing-:; an: ??Oxford master's hood, when, as a matter of fact, lie had no such degree. 'I call it. my Lord,' said tlie complainant, 'wearing a lie on his back.' ' ; ' Wo need not use quite so strong ?a word, Mr. Brown,' the bishop re plied in his blandest manner. ? ' Gall it. a l'alse-hood.' Private Bill Huggins (tc^ Colonel, wlio has brought him to see a me morial brass in the church to those of the regiment who fell in the war) : Well, zuiy if I'd 'a' known your name warn't a-going to be amongst . 'em, blessed if :I would' 'a' give a'penny to the thing 1
HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, ORANGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 11 September 1909
holy trinity ciiurcii, orange. 1 he ? BJsliop lias agreed to ? carry out the ^wislies v.ot , the \Recto r 'airl - parish ioners and ? consecrate :Holy .Trinity Church, .Orange, , oir the - eve- of St. Luke's Day ^October.' i7th) at 7.30 prn. A great .: service is .to be held, when . the Bishop: will preaco, and . . a thanksgiving Te Deum will, be sung. There will : be a celebration of the l-Iol y Communion; at 8 a.m. Tiie Bi shop is to consecrate ;the\ Church' : at Cave Creek on the morning of the. sanfe- day.: . - The -Bishop lett- Bathurst yesterday by- the^ 1: o'clock train fpr Wyalong. ;
The Waratah. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 11 September 1909
The Waralah. The anxiety : as ???to the late of . tho missing Lund liner Waratah , is \ still evident; Many people have ? given up all hopes of. iier safe arrival in 'port, wh'Isu there are many others who still hold to the belief that such, a well-found and wclNequipped ship ? was Quite- capable of weathering the ? ...storms she 'encountered. .But for. ru mors as to her being top-heavy and 'tender,' and the doubt as-t'i whether 'coal was or was not stowed on^leclc, there won1, Id be really not an/ r.eed tor serious anxiety. The Wart.iah was well found, and her refrigerating chambers held sufficient tool to last JorsomS months. On the g.-ound of supplies shortening there is not the 'least reason for: anxiety; and if she is ? still drifting at the mercy of cunients we may hope to see her brought into port. .There is one matter .wiuch does not saeiii to impress the authorities with sufficient weight. ? Thrse ships, .which are always likely to break down or be wrecked, carry, sometmr.s...