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BETS ON THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
BETS ON THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. A Chicago policeman agreed on his side that ho would havo certain teeth removed from his upper jaw if Mr. looscvelt wore elected, while his op i-;-nont was to bo penalised by wear ug a goldon riiiK through his noso f ho lost. A shipwright of Maine .ir.d to drink Boa water with his me-ala for two days if Mr. Parker was elect od, while, the other man had to appear in public in his wife's clothes if Mr. Roosevelt won. At Ilion there was a torriblo bet made. Tho superior of Mr. Parker agreed that if his man wero beaten ho would livo in a pigsty for a week; while tho man -who boliev ed most in ? Kopsevelt undertook to be covered ?: 'with oil and ashes, and in that state to stand in an open fioki while his opponent threw rotten apples at -.-him for an. hour or until such time as ho- wa'a thoroughly tire-d and could throw :iio moro.— 'Chamber's Journal.'
TURTLE DOVES TIRED OF TURTLING. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
TURTLE' DOVES TIRED OF , ' TURTLINC. To what arc. wo to ascribe tho in creasing proininpnco of breach of. ptp miso cases in tho records of :tho courts ust now? If thoro is one- delusion that is cherished moro fondly',' .than another in tho bosom of both sexes it is that tho period of courtship is tho ono tender cxporienco . of a iue timo absolutely without alloy,, and that Paradise- itself can olrer to im mortal souls no rapturo to compete with tho intoxicating pys of- Popping tho Question. And yot tho proverb is' all against the-theory, .''?-Happy the wooing '.- . ?- ';.' i That's, not long adoing,' clearly implies that is is' not a period 'which can bo 'in linked sweetness long drawn out' without incurring a risk. Human nature in its most .amiablo moods is apparently unablo co endure a surfeit of sighs, kissos, and pepper mint lozenges for an' unlimited term without getting bored. Eyen turtle doves groiv tired of turtling.— Mel- bourne 'Ago.' ?
HORSES WERE TWICE AS STRONG THEN. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
HORSES WERE TWICE AS STRONG THEN. In tho days of Job tho horso was commonly used as an engine of war, and ho must havo attained a high stan dard ot excellence. Tho breeding of horses has depended so much on the intervention of man that is is pos sible- tho early typo has beoti greatly modified, not only in appearance, but in character. Mr. Tosscr writes:— 'Tho physical strength of horses in tho very early centuries must havo boon prodigious. If tlio dotails wo havo of tho way in which tho early ivar chariots wero constructed are ac curate, thon at least threo of our twentieth contury horses would bo needed to accomplish tho work — ono might almost say perform tho feats — that a pair of horses could do 12 or 13 centuries ago.— ' Adelaide Kcgistcr.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
EUSINESS NOTICES. The Break-up of a Big Combine,, Price of Living to-be' Greatly Reduced ! * ' - BOAN BROS, TO THE RESCUE! - -' .-...-- BS83|gBiriTOiS5SaaB8^S8ESB?gfm!B?sa^^^ . - V. ' Start to Unload Surplus Slocks Right Away. \- '. . Tons of Slimmer Goods at Every Counter to be fairly . Chucked at You ! ? . ? ???'? ? \ . ? ??.;. All their. Wido Silk RIBBONS, up to 'No. '40 width, at 3 YARDS FOR A SHILLING. A^Big Line of Guipuro LACE COL LARETTES, the vory newest goods in cream, Paris, and black, wort.li 1/, 1/3, and 1/6 each. Bonn's Un loading ' Prioo To-day, YOUR PICK FOR SIXPENCE. Tlio New MUSLIN ROBES, with deep floral design at foot. K/jhq lengths worth 9/11 anywhoro. BOAN'S UNLOADING PRICE TO DAY, «/11 Each. Strong NAVY CAMBRICS, in floral nnd spot dosigna. A first-class print for school or knock-about wear. Goods marked 5/11 a doeon. Boan'u Quick Unloading Price To day, 3/11 a dozen yards, or a DilESS LENGTH (7J yards) for HALF A CROWN. 38 pioccs oi Bonn's Best French Mus ' l...
£12,500 A YEAR FOR HEROES. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
£12,500 A YEAR FOR HEROES. Mr. Carnogio's most recent gift is to encourage noble effort in saving lifo. Ho has allocated a capital sum; 'repre- sented by 5 per cont. bonds, amounting to a quarter of a million sterling, and producing a yearly interest of £12,500, ltl OrUei WHIT) lU-*VUt- UJ UVIijiojh m«J -'*-' publicly recognised and' enduringl}' commemorated. Ho has noticed, ho romarks,- that not seldom aro we thrill ed by deeds of horoism where mon and women aro injured or loso their lives in attempting to presorvo or rescue their fellows. 'Such,' ho exclaims, 'are tho heroes of civilisation I' Tlio false heroes of barbarism maimed or killed theirs.' The ballot to decide 'whotlicr the A.M.A. shall register under- the Federal. Arbitra tion Act is proceeding' merrily. So, far about, 1,000'vyptcs v have' been recorded. The -rush' will' not 'occur till .the' last two days, which are' Saturday.', and Sunday next. ??'? .' .' , ?? '';?- ?:.'.??'. ? ?'?/.?',??? ? ..: -',? ' '.
THE VOCATION BUREAU. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
THE VOCATION BUREAU. v ' 'Special effort is made to develop civic interest whenever the need ap pears. . . . Tho boy is impress ed with tho facts that ho will bo one. of the directors and rulers of tho United States: that his part in civic affairs is quite as lmpoi-tant as Ins occupation, vital as that undoubtedly is; that a-11-z-ound manhood should bo the aim, and 'making a living only the arc of tho circle; and that ho must study to bo a good citizen as well as' a good worker.' Description of tho newest American idea for helping young people to qualify for success in life.— ' The Arena.' » ,
WAGES DURING UNEMPLOYMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
'wages during unemployment. ?' 'Every man ought to got a fair and reasonable wage out of the- industry to 'which ho devotes his lifo. Tho em ployer should not be allowed to throw upon tho community tho burden oi making up tho differonco between what tho man intermittently emploied gees and. what is necessary to support him and his family. That tho employer only employs tno man tor, say, iuihj months out of twolvo, is not to thfe point. Tho man is waiting to bo em ployed. Ho is at tho employer's beck( «nd call whenever ho is needed. In making himself efficiont for his em ployer ho has destroyed his chance oi employment olsowhero. Ho is, bo to spoak, a retainer of tho employer. The industry owes every workman in it a living. It is his right, and society should insist upon its lOcognitiou'.'— W. M. Hughes, i.Ul.K., in Sydney 'Telegraph.'
THE GOSPEL STRENUOUS. It Should be the Law of the Land, "If Any Should Not Work, Neither Should He Eat." [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
THE GOSPEL STRENUOUS. It Should be tho Law of tlio Land, ' If Any Should Not Work, Nc-lthor Should Ho Eat.' Digest of seinmi pif.iched by th' Rov tdgar Arnold, at Nitholls Streei Methodist Chinch, Hallway Town, Bun day ouinin-c ' An ldoal if lnod, would produce ai ' ideal Church, Mid ewntuaJlv an idea race 'I'll'* principle of work in No turo— from tlio tiniest; inswt to man, 'tho loid of ucMtion ' (1- Voile es sential to lilV. l!:jrn to work; failure to do so i-roduees stagnation. Apostle 1'aul' tiltors a Divino penalty for idle ness: 'If a man should 'not work, noithor sliould ho cat' (II. Thiss. 3 10-11). The Bible, a workers' book, and throws a peculiar, dignity upon workers.. Wo'aro to work, or accept tho alternative, and 'starve . It. will bo a good thing for our nation when this is not a moro pious platitude, but becomes LAW— that ovory man' should bo compelled to add to tho nation's wealth either by 'tho sweat of his brow, or tho product of his brain. (2) Work 13 cflsoucial ...
THE CROSS, CRISES, AND WAGES. Rev. J. Murray, at the Beryl Baptist Church, Applies Christ's Teaching to the Gospel of Greed. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
THE CROSS, CRISES, AND WAGES. Rou. J.. Murray, at the Beryl Baptist Church, AppJ!O3 Christ's Teaching -lO'the Gospal of Croat! . Test, Luko XMii., 33rd verso: 'There boy crucified Him.' What makes' this crucifixion unique? Why does it stand out bo strikingly? Because' of its relation to humanity; because of the personality of Him who died. Tho Cibss thus» considorcd calls'inon to (1) Holiness. This is not a negative quality. It is not weakness, not goody-goody isni, not sentimental pioty. t is a positive quality, an ? acknoiv lcdgomont of the claims of a^crucinVd and risen Lord. (2) It is a_call to 'sefvico. Christ always teok' tho part of the weak and the oppressed, and lie calls 'Kescuo the perishing.' Do right becauso it is right. Tho cry of humanity is bitter and terrible llight and might aro engaged in an awful conflict; selfishness, grood, and thirst forwoalth stalk, through tho laud. Ho calls upon 'us to bear ono another's burdens. Tho voice from tho Cross calls us in crises ...
BLOCK 10 CHECKWEIGHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
BLOCK 10 C'KECKWEIGHERS. ' A meeting of Block 10 checkwcighcrs was held in the Trades Hall on Sunday, Mr. J. young occupying the chair. The returning olilcer declared tho re iiilt of the ballot for checkweighmen as follows :— J. .Ledger wood, 129 ; A. Smith, 78 . P. O'liary, 02 ; T. Lee, 57 ; W. l)..n,,,,l,om 17 . A '.'..All.-I.hlS -\'i/i :W. EoWOi 34'; J. Trebilcock, 20. Mes'-rs. Ledger ivood. Smith, and O'Lcary were declared duly elected. , - Air. A. Smith was electee check-clerk for the ensuing six months. The committee elected was— W. Wil .iams (chairman) , -/.' Young, - G.- Chiis topher, J. Tiebileock. W. Ilagley,' F. Cehmann, J. Hatch, 13: Quinn, A. S. Vdams, W. Bioughman, C. Roe, and V. fooper. ' Geo. Baker was re-elected sec retary at the same salary as previously. ,A 'vote o'f confidence in the reining liioekweighmen was canicd by' acclama tion, and Messrs. Adams and 13r.oughman iuilably lesponded. - - .The secretary read the balance sheet and auditors' l eport,'' whieu wer...
DAUGHTERS WHO SIN. How The Salvation Army Home In Chapple Street Rescues the Fallen. FEW DRUNKARDS TREATED NOW. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
. DAUGHTIiRS WHO SIN!' flow The Salvation Army Home In . Chappie Street Rescues the Fallen. FEW DRUNKARDS TREATED NOW. Havo you seen tho ltescue Homo in Chapjilo Street.'' In every placo where tho Salvation Army opens such an institution, ample opportunity is given to .those- -who cans to p.ijMu visit and study tlio way in' ?which tho fallen are .upraised. Tho matron of the institution, Ad jutant Thompson, was sitting. on tho front verandah when, tho 'Barrier .Daily Truth' icfwrtcr arrived. She is a pleasant parson to meet. She was attired . in a ''spotlessly clean', uniform, and also wore a pair of gold-rimmed spectacles. Judged by hot expression of countenance, slio has tlio motherly, kind, sympathetic, and helpful disposij tion ; withal she gives a senso of power and responsibility, much as tho Mother Superior of a good convent possesses tlio apparently contradictory qualities of iulinito patience and ailection and unbending will. Adjutant Thompson took over tho duties of matron ...
TRADES UNIONISM AS AN INVESTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
TRADES UNIONISM AS AN IN VESTMENT. 'Ono of tho many foolish cxcusoe given- by men for not joining a unioi' is that they ca'niiot afford to pay the contributions. Tho facts orp, thai quo of tho first effects of unionism h to' nialvo tlio indtistrv imv tlio cost of tho workijrs1 organisation . It ii a very jweuk and badly-managed unio' \vhioh fails to secure for its membori moro in return than tlio amount ol rontiibutioii', and levicr; paid.' — AV. 01 Spence in 'Tlio Worker.'
MINING INTELLIGENCE. SHARE MARKET. ["Truth's" Special Service.] ADELAIDE, Monday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
-MINING INTELLIGENCE. ? A ? ? ? SHARE MARKET. . [' Truth's ' Special Service.] ADELAIDE, Monday Nidit. Although the Stock Exchange was closed to-day on account of the King's Birthday holiday, the brokers assembled at the Exchange in the morning inform ally. - The sales recorded - wore as under: — Broken Hills, 41/0 to 42/. 'Chaffers,, 7/11. Junctions, 2/10. South (paid), 77/ and 78/. Souths (con.), 08/. oout.. Blocks, 24/9 to 25/0.' O. IC, 5/10 10 0/. Mungann, »/0. , Mount Molloy (prof.), 12/0.
B.H. PROPRIETARY MINE. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
, B.H. PROPRIETARY MINE. An old and notable battler for union* ism has been given a sentence of a month olT work bv the underground manager off the'-lUU'. Mine. The olTcncn alleged by an officious time-keeper was that of having a whiff of the pipe at the 400ft. level. . ?' : .-. ? .-.-«. ' At present the man who misses col lecting his pay envelope on the 'oft'' pay at the Big Mine, is rtrcated some what harshly. The ' oft' ' and big pays aeeur on alternate Saturdays. -If «n employee misses the big pay, owing .to illness .''or. other, cause, he. can- obtain his wages on the following 'Thursday, while if he- misses on the 'off' Saturday, he must wait till tho Thursday week. On the face of it, there would seem to bo little reason for this delay, and probably the management will rectify this matter upon its being pointed out. The management of the South Mine is not constructing a police barracus upon the property. The carting of a stove up to the mine in connection ;with the erec tion o...
W.A. RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
W.A. RETURNS. ' ? The following are some 'October., re turns : — Sons of Gwalia South treated '1,095 tons : total yiela, 1,155 oz., valued '£4,4dC. Tin's docs not include 058 tons slimes, assay value S/ per ton : 47 tons concentrates, assay value 230/. per ton : estimated recoverable value, £485 un-, treated cold. Golden Pole crushed for tributes 488% tons for 343 oz. of bullion, valued at .C2,017 ; treated 430 tons sands for 101 oz. bullion, valued at £000. Ida IT. treated 1,150 tons, yielding 712 oz. of bullion, Valued £2,iiO. llaranoa treated 1,033 tons for bullion valued at £2,921. The manager reports haying treated all accumulated sands. Wcstralia Mount Morgan treated 9,735 tons for a total yield of 3.0S2 oz., valued at £11,500.
THE EMPIRE HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
THE EMPIRE KALL. ; ? During the remainder of the week, Blutch Jones will perform one of his great specialities at the Empire Ilall. He is said lo rank next to Johnny Cole man as 'a, dancer. Amongst the pictures which ,aro being shown is a very sensa tional Him of the Dieppe- Motor Kace. This may be seen over and over again, and still retain its capacity to rouse the grcates't 'excitement.
AMUSEMENTS. BAPTIST GYMNASIUM CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
'amusembhts. ^ . BAPTIST CYMNASIUM CLUB. A concert, iii aid of the Gymnasium Club of the South Broken Hill Baptist Church, was -held in Hegarty's Hall, on the 4th instant. Theie was a large at tendance, and. the Ucv. Edgar It. ledger presided. Soiigs were rendered by Misses Torrington, Hodge, and StaucliiT, Messrs. Hooper (2),, anoV Pearson, and Master Ted Collins, recitations by Misses Hazel Jen nings, HodgOj and Ivy Barron, and mus ical .selections by Misses btclla Kouerts and Ii. Colliss. . ' Miss Basto, in Highland costume, danc ed a Highland Fling in charming style, and the Misses Eowe an Irish Jig. Mr. C. Tomkins gave a display ol ball-tossing. Mr. S(aii..Joncs and Mr. II. Baker per formed home tumbling feats. These lads fire nicinbui-i of the B.B.B., kindly assist ing iu the training of the South boys.
COPPER [?]IM THE WEST. PROSPECTORS STRIKE RICH ORE BETWEEN GLENELG AND PRINCE RECENT RIVERS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 10 November 1908
—COPPER IN THE WEST. PROSPECTORS STRIKE RICH ORE BETWEEN GLENELG AND PRINCE RECENT RIVERS. Mr. J. W. King, metallurgist, and Baron Schroler, who accompanied him as a naturalist and botanist, have re turned from the north-west. On being interviewed, Mr. King stated that they had been exploring for the Norah Downs I'astoral Proprietary, Limited, Sydney, which has a capital 'of £30,000. &nbsp; They had inspected the country be- tween tho Glenelg and Prince Regent rivers, and had taken up 270,000 acres which will be increased to half-a-million when arrangements have been completed. They have also secured, the option of a station of half-a-niillion acres in the &nbsp; same district, and if the company com- pletes the area could be utilised to breed stock. Tho region contains mil- lions of acres of the finest pastoral land, and is blessed with an assured rainfall &nbsp; of 30 to 40. inches. Mr. King said he &nbsp; was surprised that so little was known &...
SID RUSSELL DEFEATED. MIKE WILLIAMS THE WINNER IN ELEVEN ROUNDS. SYDNEY, Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 11 November 1908
I . SID RUSSELL DEFEATED. ? o ? MIKE WILLIAMS THE WINNER IN ELEVEN ROUNDS. ['Truth's' Special Service.] SYDNEY, Tuesday Nielit. - To-night Jliko Williams, of/ South : ?Africa, ? defeated .Sid Russell, of Sydney,, in .a boxing; eonfccsfc -which lasted- eleven- rounds.* The loser, iii the course of. the light, sunstiiined an injury to his '-right- arm, and was ^eventually unable to cori tmue. Jack Johnson officiated ''as' referee.
CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Barrier Daily Truth — 11 November 1908
' CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS. j ? : ? ^ ? ? 1'his evening; what possibly may/bo-' coi»io...tUe historic Conference of tlio Harrier: will tako place , ; -Atabout 8 p.m. in Tait's Hall.'uii pretentious as it is, tho delegates from both sides will assemble. Mr. Del-, ?c'li v occupy tlie chair at tlio end or . tho long, table, ?while on his -.right tho^dozon or.-so mine-managers will bo ranged. Oil tho other sido tlio thirty odd representatives of tho Combined Unions will oe seated.' It goes with out; saying that Mr. Dolprat will be smoking a long-stemmed pipe. Ono by one members , ot .. the Union delegates will rise, each putting tho. caso for somo special claim, -while a.. perfectly .'courte- ous but witlial grim argument will to set lip ^at, intervals, both sides realising, that with all their politeness, thoy aie there to get lae iuos- .tnat can be ob-' tained iii ' tho : iiaerest of : their class. I ?On : both' sides the language used will bo carefully chosen, and deliberate with fcho ...