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Of Interest to Women. Germ Destroyers. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
By Mother o' Pearl Germ Destroyers. The scare of plague, of sudden deatli from germs, is not without its good effects, and nianjr a home is receiving much needed attention in various ways that has been carelessly overlooked for some time. Many people are careless about airing the beds and bed-linen also indifferent to the danger from germ-laden dish-cloths, lloor-cloths, damp towels, etc. Nature's groat beneficial germ de stroyers are sun, light and fresh air. These are the most effective- known, and rank before chemical disinfectants. Germs have a hard battle for existence where sun, light and fresh air hold sway. Kverv room in the house should be flooded with sunshine mid air as much as possible—winter as well as summer. It is not cold air, but impure air, that must be guarded against. Bed coverings, mattresses, •pillow-, clothing should bo given frequent sua and air baths for hours at a time. When they are shaken or beaten, it should be out-| ol'-doors. Dryness and heat are othe....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
Buyers of c6rnsacks, chaff bags (New and Second Hand) Also WHEATMEAL, H^Y, chaff, grain, Etc, (Wholesale Only), send your Orders to GEORGE CAMPBELL, ; Phone, ,' Reference, Bank df Aiustralia^ Lt&lt;Jv:;
LISMORE [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
■liJSMO'RE. Of all the Pastures Protection Board districts in the State, the Tweed-Lis 'm.ore' area contains the most cattle. The returns show that in 1918 there were £5)3,008 head'.of cattle in the dis trict, as against 27:1,708 in 1917, repre senting an increase of 2.1,300. The 1917 figures disclosed the biggest in crease'in cattle in the history of the district, and the advance then over the previous year was.33,240 There were 20,99.2 horses in the di vision' last year, as . against 20,980 in 1917, and the sheep. figures were 4061. and 4149, respectively.. The number of persons'possessing ten head of stock or oiver last year was ■■3535) an increase of 7S as shown by the previous returns.
COUNTRY KILLING IS PRODUCERS OWN JOB. Government Help Unlikely. Stock Raisers Should Follow Example of Dairymen and Handle Product Until Consumer is Reached. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
COUNTRY KILLING IS PRODUCERS OWN JOB. Government Help Unlikely. Stock Raisers Should Follow Ex ample of Dairymen and Handle Product Until Consumer is Reached. A tew weeks ago the "Voice of the Non.h" contained a leading article com menting in strong terms regarding the present: system of the meat trade. Several of the more progressive country papers have endorsed the opinions ex pressed ill these columns, and it can be v,:jj)ected, with a little more publicity, tha1; aome workable scheme will soon be presented. On this question the Uralla "Times' has this to say:—Several country dis tricts are strongly advocating the kill ing of beef in the country. It is argued by men who have given a lot of thought to the question that it offers lots of ad vantages to the producer; but apparent ly these same men, or some of them, are not prepared to rely solely on the pro ducers for its success, wanting some as surance that the Government will take a fatherly interest in it. The Govern-: ment is n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
ARNOTT'S BilSCUITS. Cool, Sweet and Clean. Assorted Shapes. DAVID COHEN & CO. LTD., NEWCASTLE. Td © JLJl© PRLE HLE. Makes a Quality Appeal which the Connoisseur will not ignore. Brewed & Bottled by TOOTH&CO., LIMITED, KENT BREWERY, SYDNEY. assBBsgsssaEBeBea^BBam TRY UNDERWOOD'# Sauce with Chops. Blair's Talcum Powder Violet or Carnation. HRMOTT'S BISCUITS. IK1NLOT RUBBER GOODS OMSpnwns Hom (every description), Engineering. Minfag and Sporting Reqoiiilet, Cycle, Motor and Moto* Bos Tpttt Robber and Bala(a Betting, Walerproof Clothing, Rubber Hecll %nd Sole*—-In (act every de»cnplioo of Rubber Goods ire now manufactured It ear I wo Dunlop Uilli by Auitralisn tsboor wilh Australian CtpUi Thew Gooda trt ccaxt la 4otf Wartsmwnhtp to rb§ btt imported •rffcfe ma4 fi«*« tht /report* «f «tfrB0Og» of being fre*h and fret too pcriak whicb crveani longer oic, cad coftMqoeotly r*doced josL Oi0 Q006 Ctf» gootf, AAd tr» irorthy ©I 901s floooidaralloa when purchasing &am...
TAMWORTH. Primary Producers' Union. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
TflMWORTH. x-rimary Producers' Union. At the annual meeting ot' the Tam wortli brunch of the Primary Pro ducers' Union, it was, shown tnat the ciedit balance at the end dt" the year stood at £2o/10/2, which .was considered very satisfactory, in view of the trying seasons passed through. There was a membersnip of 22!) fully paid lip, and the Union was ilrnily established in thj district. The election, of oilicers re suited as follows:—(President, Mr. A. Matheson; vice-presidents, - Messrs., Parkes and .Newman; .'treasurer,' Mr. J. J. Lord; secretary, Mr! M. Connors; as sistant secretary,'Mr. J. K. Wood. Nearly Dry River. ; . Fqr some timq the water in the Peel River has been drying .up. All along its course through the Tamworth. district may be noted stagnant, scum-covered pools, with just a trickle connecting i,hem, and one may cross almost dry shod at any point. This, of course, is accounted for by the drought. Where evor there are irrigation plants they have been kept going almost...
MERRIWA 100 Not Out. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
M6RRIWH. 100 Not Out. Mrs. A. Gibbons, of Collaroy,. lias just celebrated lier 100th birthday. Death of an Old Resident. The death has occurred of an old and respected resident of the Merriwa district, in the person of Mrs. II. G >sti gan. The deceased lady was also one of the oldest pioneers of the district. She was 74 years of age;, and was- prede eeased by her husband by about IS years. The remains we're interred in the iRonuui Catholic portion oL' the ceme tery. ■
MOREE [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
Ccvporal Ross MacKenzie who,: before going to the war, was a partner? in the linn ol" MacKeuzie and Cartel (now Carter r.nil Co.), is expected to arrivo about the end ot' March. Ross enlisted in the early stages of the war. Serious Accident. A serious accident befell Frederick Blake, son of .Mr. and DVIrs. &lt;T. Blake, of Moree, on .Saturday .morning. It ap pears the boy was mustering horses at Boonaldcon Station, when the horse he was riding fell on him, crushing his stomach and inflicting other injuries, ■.lie .was removed to the District Hos pital, 'where he now lies in a critical condition..
BALLINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
BKLLINA. Mrs. E. L. .Russell, of Balliua, will complete a 37 years' teaching; record 011 March Ul.. '.Commencing in the profession at tl|e early age of 15; years, at, a.'time when the Department was badly in need of teachers, Mrs. Russell has continued in the service without a break. It would be interesting tp know how many of Ballina's well established residents, in addition to. those that have migrated to distant parts, ha/e.received their early education from 'Mr$. Rus sell. They must ..ruii into .'■hundreds. Apart froffi what this district owes her as a.-jteacher, she has taken a very ac tive "part in the public welfare;'.of the town and throughout, the gre&t war .die was an indefatigable worker in the cause of patriotism; In th-T literary .sphere .Mrs. Mussel I is looked."upon as a lady capable of wielding .a 'vy6r^ facile pen, and during the great.;struggle, in which so many of our bravest and best participated, she has .been the author of more than one poem,' every ii...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
Retailed at 1/6 per Bottle. TRY A BOTTLE OF Mrs Harles Cough Balsam Children s Bottle, 1/-; Weighs 2 Stone. Adults, 2/- large. A Herbal preparation. It has won thousands of testimonials. It is a positive remedy for Influenza. Whooping Cough, Bron chitis, Coughs, Colds, Croup, Asthma, all Lung Troubles. One dose nf Mrs Harle's COUGH BALSAM (taken with onion gruel) will positively relieve the worst case, and one bottle often cures. Ask your storekeeper for it. Cheapest medicine on sale. " Cough Balsam does wonderful work.' Dear! Madam,—I am sending you a photo of my baby boy taken when be was five months old. When first born he was so cross we did not know what to do with him, and had to walk the floor at night with him for a fortnight. When mother came to see me, she said, " Why don't you give him MRS. HARLE'S BABY'S FRIEND ? " I did so. He has been a different child in every way since. He is now seven months old, and weighs two stone. I can strongly recommend " Baby's Friend" to all...
Newcastle's 400. "The Hill," Newcastle, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
Newcastle's "The Hill," Newcastle, Friday. Dear tfrenda,— J11s so strange that I should be writ ing so much to you about the doctors, but I heard a funny story about one of our best-looking medicos. A youngster threw stones at his car, breaking tho window screen, and Dr. Walker got. out and, catching the boy, gave h:m a shak ing and a talking to. That evening he was waited on by the mother and asked for a certificate as to the severe in juries sustained by her son Mirough tho unwarranted chastisement by a; motor ist. I didn't hear what he said. Julie tells me that Mr. Matin is re suming housekeeping again. She didn'l know whether he purposed getting mar ried again. Of course, he'd have to get a divorce first. You'll rem ember that the domestic differences were aired in the court some months ago. Jack Stout seemed very interested when l saw him last night about an early morning surf love affair. He thought it was a serious matter, but I don't. 1 know the "he" in the affair, and he is...
GULGONG. Leaving the District. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
GULGONG. Leaving the District. Mr, R. 'Smith, of' Birriwa, who has resided in this district for. the past 22 years, has sold his homestead.to Mr. .T. G. Brown.. Mr. Smith intends to reside in Sydney. Released from Germany. The following district soldiers, who were prisoners? of war in Germany, are at present on leave in England:—-Sergt. Olive Atkinson "'(Mud-gee), Private Henry Dev eigne (Godlma), ?nd. Private Cyril Hobbins (Lea.dville). -11 —-"-it—s IIs-—11-^^ Pioneer Parses Away. There 'passed away on Tuesday woe!; one of:' the oldest and most highly-re spected residents of this district, Mn. C. W. .7. ftindfleisli. Slie had been ail ing for some considerable time. Sh > was G1 years of age, and was born at Sandy Creek, near Gulgong, where she has resided the whole of her lifetime. Presbyterian. Church. The annual congregational meeting in connection with St. Andrew's Presby terian Clinch, was held :at the; Gulgong Church. Delegates were present from (riilgong, Dunedoo, Hirriwa,...
ALEXANDRIA FORAGE SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
ALEXANDRIA FORAGE SALES. Prices for chaff have been consider ably weaker at the Alexandria forage sale?. Prime lots were lower to the extent of about 10/- per ton. while the fall in medium lines ranged from 15/ Shcop Skins.—Auction sal s were held to 20/- per ton. The Retail Fuel and Produce Merchants' Association has reported the following highest prices having been p-iiil privately.:— Oaten Chaff.—9/- per cwt. Wheaten Chaff.—8/6 per cwt. Lucerne Chaff.—11/6 per cwt. Lucerne Hay.—12/- per cwt.
SPORT IN TfiB NORTH. COMING EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
SPORT IN TfiB NORTR. COMING EVENTS. Fri., Feb. 2S—Murwillumbah Races. Sat., March 1—Murwillumbah liaces. Sat., March 1—Muswellbrook Races. Wed., March 5—Barraba Eaces. TliUrs., March (5—Barraba Races. Sat. March 8—Boolaroo Races. Sat., March 8—Tamworth (Trotting). Tues., March 11—Tamworth Races. Wed., March 12—Tamworth Races. Sat., March 15—'Newcastle Races. Sat., March 15—Denman Races. Mon., March IT—Coraki Tat* 's. Races. Tues, March IS—Burrowa Races. Wed., March IS)—Guniiedah liaces. Thurs., March 20—Guniiedah Races. Fri., March 21—Casino Races. Sat., March £2—'Casino Races. Sat. March 22—Wallsend Races. Sat., March 22—Jerry's Plains Races. Mon., March 24—Nyngan Races. Wed., March 2(i—St. Patrick (Casino). Wed., March 2f>—Xarrabri Races. Thurs.. March 27—Narrabri Races. Sat., March 29—Cessnock Races. Sharp Bowling Well. H. Sharp, of Ironclad Al, is the most consistent bowler for the season. Sixty six wickets were taken by him at a cost of 551 runs, an averago of 8.34, £3000 fo...
DEATH OF CLARENCE PIONEER [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
DEATH OF CLARENCE PIONEER Mr. Donald Cameron, of Coraki, died on Saturday. He had been ailing for some time past. The late Mr. Cameron spent many of the years of his boy- hood at Great Marlow, about fifty years ago, and therefore was among the pion- eers of the Clarence, but for a long time he has resided on the Richmond River. He was a remarkable man in many ways, and took a keen interest in many matters concerning the public interest. He was a man of a remarkable ready pen, and could express himself well both in prose and verse. He was for a number of years editor of a Richmond River paper, and for a long time filled the position of secretary of the Agri- cultural Society at Coraki. He was an ardent worker in the tem- perance cause, and a life-long adherent of the Free Presbyterian Church, to which he was sincerely attached, and whose praises he always led as precen- tor when services were held at Coraki, and was one of those who journeyed to the Hastings to be present at the open...
INVERELL. Transferred to Wilcannia. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
INVERELL. Transferred to Wilcannia. Mr. W. Beckinsale, for some consider- able time past assistant-postmaster at Inverell, has been appointed postmaster at Wilcannia. Ashford Minister Dies in London. There was general regret expressed here last week, when news came through of the death in London of the Rev. Al- bert. F. Bates, Presbyterian minister at Ashford who enlisted with the A.I.F., and was a chaplain. Deceased, who was &nbsp; only a young man, had been minister, at Ashford for some years before his en- listment, and he leaves a widow and mother residing at the Manse, Ashford.
Industrial Progress of the North. Unlimited Coal in Ashford District. RICH LIME DEPOSITS ALSO FOUND. Railway Extension from Inverell will Enrich State Wealth by Thousands of Pounds. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
Coal in Ashford District. RICH LIME DEPOSITS ALSO FOUND. Railway Extension from Inverell will Enrich State Wealth by Thousands of Pounds. Mention was made in the "Voice of the North" last week of the occurrence of coal in the Ash ford district, a few miles to the north of Inverell. As far back as 1896 a mineral lease was ac- quired at Ashford, with a view to de- veloping the coal seam there. Experts have proved by examination that the seam is a continuation of the Greta coal, and that it possesses qualities equal to the best in the State. The Silverspur Mine, Texas, Queens- land, which is just across the border from Ashford, carried out some develop- ment work during recent years, and ex- pended about £4000 towards proving whether the outcrop was of any per- manency. Their investigations were en- tirely satisfactory, and they secured about 1500 tons of excellent coal in addition to seme 700 tons of coke. The latter was carted to the mine furnaces, and used there, giving entirely sat...
GLEN INNES Ladies' Splendid War Work. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 28 February 1919
GLEN INKES* . „ Ladies' Splendid War Work. The War Time Tea Room, which was established three and a half years ago in Glen Innes, intends ceasing opera- tions in April next. The room has been carried on by voluntary labor, and practically everything has been given to it. The proceeds have been in aid of the Citizens' War Chest, and the net profits have averaged £1000 yearly., New Presbyterian Church. At the annual meeting of the Glen Innes Presbyterian Church, the sum of £6228/5/- was subscribed towards the erection of a new buildhig on a more central site. The land was given to the Church Trustees by Mr. A. F. C. Roger- son, of Beaufort. Mr. John Sinclair, of Waterloo Station, headed the list of donations with a cheque for £1000. The present church was erected over 50 years ago. The first minister to preach in it was the Rev. Alex. Cameron, father of the present minister—Rev. A. . P. Cameron. Hospital Improvements. The Minister for Health has,'approved of the expenditure of £3500 f...