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GOLDEN WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
GOLDEN WEDDING. Many old residents throughout the northern district will be interested to know Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Crouch, of .Randwick, celebrated their golden wed ding recently. For very many years they were residents of Casino (Mr. Crouch at one time representing that constituency in Parliament). They al ways took a very active p:irt in further ing the interests of the district, and were noted throughout the length and breadth of it for their generosity and hospitality. Both are enjoying good health. Three sons are on active ser vice.
WILL FORD COMPANY COME TO NEWCASTLE? Very Cheap Cars Probable. Benefits of Local Industry Will Range from Farmer to Mechanic. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
WILL FORD COMPANY COME TO NEWCASTLE ? Very Cheap Cars Probable. Benefits of Local Industry Will Range from Farmer to | Mechanic. Another rumor regarding the Ford Car Company is about. A couple of years ago it was reported that several acres of laud at Waratah had been purchased on behalf of tho Ford Company, and that an enormous factory was to be built in order to put a cheap car on the Australian market. This report was stated ■ to have no foundation in fact. It is now alleged that th(-. L-ompany has bought 20 acres of land, with a water frontage, near. Hexham. The success of. the company in America has been due to the standard isation of all parts of the one ear. Tho parts are so made that they can be ckly assembled. High-paid labor is always employed, as this means a speedy output of a satisfactory article. The Australian people prefer goods manufactured in this country, and natu rally many thousands of cars would be required annually to meet the demand. The establishment of work...
GRAFTON BANK MANAGER. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
C5 GRAFTON BANK MANAGER. Mr. II. Marshall Jones, manager of lie A.B.C1. Bank, Grafton, i'or years past, and who has been absent on sick leave during the last few months, was farewelled by members of the Grafton Club last night. Mr. Jones left for Sydney, and his future movements are indefinite: until his health is fully re stored he will be on leave, br.t it is not yet certain whether he will again return to Grafton.
GUYRA MOLYBDENITE. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
GUYRA MOLYBDENITE. Mr. Jensen, M.PV having retired from tlie Mount Booralong Molybdoaite mine, G-uyra, Mr. J. J. 'Carlisle, M.L.A., has been appointed in his stead. In the course of a report to the directors tlis manager states: "Expect have every thing ready for producing molybdenite within next month; hampered getting balance machinery, through difficulty in transit due to the influenza epidemic. Abundant supply of permanont spring water for mining purposes, but inter feres with carrying plant and stores to mine.' — Arnndale * • iirxpress. '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
r The "Falkland" The "FALKLAND" i» obtainable from ALL Storekeepers. Without one the home it incomplete. EXCELLENCE OF CONSTRUCTION is the primary consideration when purchasing a Refrigerator. An essential in this direction is the TIMBER employed and the time allowed for THOROUGHLY SEASONING SAME. The " FALKLAND" differs from all other Refrigerators on the market, in so far that it is the ONLY REFRIGERATOR made of QUEENSLAND MAPLE-the Pride of Australia's Timbers—thereby adding an ornamental piece of furniture to the home. In building a Refrigerator, WORKMANSHIP is, next to timber, the most important consideration. For this reason the "FALKLAND" is MADE BY JOINERS and not by juniors in the wood-working trade. The INSULATION of the "FALKLAND" is an adaptation of the best methods for insuring a perfect draught of cool air. The internal fittings of the "FALKLAND" are made of strong galvanised steel, the workmanship of HIGHLY SKILLED MECHANICS. Each particular part is submitted to keen ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
This Issue WILL FORD COMPANY COME ? Rumor of Ncwcastlc Works. THE WEEVIL PEST. How it Can be Dealt With MEMBER FOR NEWCASTLE ILL. Phdtogfaph of Mr. D. Watkins. Contains LAND FOR SOLDIERS. Survey Party in North. THE CARE OF CHILDREN. Mother o' Pearl's Advice. INCREASED COST OF COMMODITIES. Tea and Essences Concerned. Scott's Camp Mosquito Nets. Camp Mosquito Nets, in Paris shade Gauze, fitted on Collapsible Wire Frame, which can be rolled up into a very small parcel, as shown in inset; will not show the dust; does not . need frequent washing , more durable than the ordinary mosquito net. Single bed size only, and-only a limited quantity available. Scott's Price, 12/6, Carriage Free. Also made in White Net of British Manufacture, strong and durable. Fully worth 25/6. Special Offer for this month, 17/6. . SCOTT'S LTD., NEWCASTLE, The Leading Drapers 1 -n-90a ■ m «&.»«, i9o~| and Milliners.
Newcastle Harbour. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
When the Holman administration goes before the electors in the course of the appeal likely to abe made in about a year hence, its members will find much difficulty in justifying many of their acts of commission or 'omission sines they were installed in office fwo years ago. Many cities, towns, and districts jha re been afforded more or less reason to complain of the treatment received from the Premier and his colleagues, but certainly no people of a:iy portion of New South Wales have been given so much genuine and substantial cause for dissatisfaction and deep disappoint ment as those., of the port and district of Newcastle. When a little thought is given to the subject by any impartial student of affairs, he must really feel amazed to find that, whilst the creation of such huge industries in our midst, during the past five years or so, as the Broken Hill Proprietary Co.'s Steel Works and the Walsh Island :Ship Build ing and General Engineering Works, hot to mention several other le...
The Voice of the north Voices the Rightful Claims of the Northern and North-Western Districts of N.S.W. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. At 37 Bolton Street, Newcastle. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
Che Uoice of the north Voices the Rightful Claims of the Northern and North-Western Districts of N.S.W. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. At 37 Bolton Street, Newoastl®. PRICE - - Id. PER COPY. s. d. (19 Quarter Posted ^29 Six Months [50 Year ADVERTISING RATES: 3/- per inch for Casual Advertising 2/6 ,, 4 insertions 2/- ,, ,, ,, 13 insertions l/9. . ,, ,,26 insertions l/6 ,, ,, ,,52 insertions l/- ,, ,, ,, for 2 cols, or over (on contract for at least 3 months), 50 per cent, additional for Front and Back Cover. 25 ,, ,, ,, ,, inside Covers. .&lt;411 communications, both literary and business, should be addressed to Box '257, Newcastle. NEWCASTLE, MARCH 7, 1919.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
CARBIDE It will take you 30 seconds to read this advertisement—it may save you £30. If your time is worth more than £1 a second, quit reading. You have an Acetylene Gas Plant and are paying about £90 a ton for Carbide. We will show you how you are paying 400% more for your light than is necessary. By connecting an invention known as the " Meivin** Air Gas Machine to your present service pipe you may convert your Acetylene Plant into an Air Gas Plant—no drastic alterations - you can almost do the job yourself. Air costs you nothing—why not use it ? With this invention you burn 96 °/o air and the other 4°/o Benzine or similar spirit. This is how you go about saving 80% on your Gas Bill. You purchase at a moderate cost the "Melvin,? Air Gas Machine (COVERED BY PROVISIONAL PATENT) This machine consists of a specially constructed pump and a carburetting machine. The pump is connected to your Acetylene Gas Holder, which now becomes an air reservoir, the carburetting machine is interposed ...
CAME HERE 82 YEARS AGO. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
CAME HERE 82 YEARS AGO. Mrs. Mary MdClelland, of Moonbi, came to Australia in 1837—82 years ago —'from Ireland, in the '' Calcutta,'' with her parents, sisters and two brothers, Mr. M. Hussey, of .Murru runtli, being one of her .brothers. Her early days were s?pent. in Murrurundi. In 1854 she' married 2vTi\ William MO'Clelland, proprietor of the Oaken ville Hotel, Oakenville ':Creek, Nundle. 'She, is now ,86 years o'f ;>age? inuT; still in good health.. She, has;'three jsohs, and three daughters, 44 grandchildren, 21 •grg^t. grandchildren, yearly whom reside in the Tamworth district,'
COMMERCE & BUSINESS THIS WILL INTEREST YOU. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
COMMERCE 6 BUSINESS THIS WILL INTEREST YOU. As a rule, the mills of udvertisinj .grind slowly, but they grind. Thoroughly, .and pounds are the grist. Some advertising mediums refuse cer tain kinds of "one insertion" business. "Once and out" is not fair to the newspaper or to advertising as an in stitution. Through advertising the purchaser is brought little by little to the buying point.. One penny invested at compound in terest at the dawn of the Christian era would to-day amount to a sum so vast that to state it would stagger the imagination.' So the effect of judicious advertising ■compounds, accumulates, pyramids—and it does not take nineteen-hundred odd years to make good, either. As' one of America's best known merchants says: The first appearance of an ad may merely cause a ripple. The second trip it is seen. The third time we note the illustra tion. The fourth time we read the catch line. The fifth time the first paragraph is perused. ■ The sixth time we complete the rea 1 i...
OLD MANNING RIVER TEACHER [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
OLD MANNING RIVER TEACHER I Many Taree district residents will re member Mr. Eichard 'Churahill, who many years ago was a school teacher there. He and his wife weve married nearly 63 years ago in Sylney, and shortly afterwards went to ihe Mann ing, and were among the district's first settlers. Mrs. 'Churchill cele-brated her 90th Birthday on Saturday at he; home at West Ivogarah. She was born in County Londonderry, Ireland, on March 1, 1S29. iShe still retains a wonderful share of mental and bodily \'igor, and can read without glasses. Since the outbreak of the war she has been a strenuous worker for the soldiers, for whom she has knitted over 200 pairs of socks. Mr. Churchill, who is about the same age as his wife, is somewhat feeble, but still mentally sound. Whilst in the northern district he was counted upon as being a leader of men, and in addition to being a sound teacher, was a forceful speaker and an incjisniv.? writer.
INCREASE LIKELY IN PRICE OF TEA. Scarcity in Sydney. Continental Buyers' Operations Will Force Pries to a High Level. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
INCREASE LIKELY IN PRICE Scarcity in Sydney. Continental Buyers7 Operations Will Force Pries to a High Level. Many merchants are looking with .•some apprehension to the forward posi tion of tea, reports the "Evening News." Material advances in price have taken 'place in producing centres during the past few weeks owing to the withdrawal of all restrictions upon ^private shipments to Great Britain Stocks are required in London bj traders to cope with the huge orders that are now being received from the •Continent, which has been virtually without supplies since the outbreak of war. Moreover, nearly every store keeper in the United Kingdom is now in the happy position of being able to secure a comfortable stock •"£ tea, in stead of relying on an insufficient al lotment from • the Pood Comptroller, which he has had to do for so long. The public in Great Britain is also now able to buy any quantity it 're quires, instead of half an ounce per week as was allowed under fhe ration ing.sche...
Stock, Produce and Wool Markets [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
Stock, Produce and Wool Markets .John Bridge ami Co., Led., report miller date March 4:— Homebush. Fat Stock. Sheep.—2:5,G03 offered Monday. Mar ket showed a rise of 1/- to 2/- 011 last sale's improved rates. ■Cattle.—Auctioned 1575. Values were dearer to the extent of 20/- 011 previous enhanced prices. Pigs.—iPenned 2440 Tuesday, princi pally porkers; quality fair. Supply proved beyond requirements, and re sulted in slightly easier values for porkers. Prices, however, for baconers and backfatters were unaltered. Butchers' and Station Produce. ■Sundries (hair, bones, etc.):—On the 2'7th ulto. we offered a very attractive catalogue, which included consignments i'rom country butchers, local boiling downs, and the State and Newcastle Abattoirs. There was a particularly strong inquiry for hair and slightly en hanced rates were secured. Our highest prices for horse-hair and cow-hair were 24d and 25 ^d per lb. respectively. The Japanese, who have for some years been the main stay of our m...
SELECT SEED POTATOES BEFORE CROPPING. Better Results Assured. Provision for Ventilation Should Be Made When Storing Seed in Pits. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
SELECT SEED POTATOES BEFORE CROPPING. Better Results Assured. Provision for Ventilation Should Be Made When Storing Seed in Pits. A number of recent enquiries from Nortli 'Coast farmers touch tiie subject of the selection and storage of seed potatoes, and the 'Chief Inspector of Agriculture, in conversation, remarked that selection should be made in the field, either at the time of digging or before. The common practice is to select the seed from the bulk crop after harvesting, but a little consideration will satisfy growers that a large pro portion of the potatoes of the size usually preferred for seed may have come from plants that have "run out.'' It is 311st the class of tubers that comes from "run-outs" that most closely ap proximates the size that is regarded as desirable for seed, so that continual selection of the seed in the barn may result in -continuous selection from non productive plants, with decreasing yields as the inevitable consequence, says the " Agricultural and ...
ABOUT NORTHERN PEOPLE. Mr. David Watkins, M.H.R. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
PEOPLE The Member for Newcastle in the House of Representatives, who has just undergone a serious operation in the Wallsend Mining District Hospital. His condition, according to latest reports, has improved slightly. Mr. Watkins has a host of friends, as has been testified by the almost ceaseless inquiries made as to his progress since the operation. He is looked upon as being one of the strongest members of the Australian Labor Party, but he is also regarded as being fair at all times to his political opponents. ITis return to represent Newcastle at the last election was one of the triumphs of the Labor organisation, bat much of that success was due to his own popularity. Pie is admired bv tho.-e who have always opposed hi'? opinions almost as much as by his followers. It is hoped that he will soon recover from his illness.
THOUSANDS OF STARVING SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
THOUSANDS OF STARVING SHEEP. -Things arc not quite as bad in the sheep country as they are painted, says the ^Casino "'Courier." This is borne out by the fact that there are now travelling along the North Coast stock routes in search' of feed 12,201) sheep, 111 three flocks. Two lots, one of 2500 and another of 4700, from the Glen Times district, passed through Casino the other day, with a brief interval between them, on their way to Grafton. A third flock of 4000, from the Uralla district, is now apparently following the same route, and with the same purpose, to keep alive on the pickings the stock route offers. It is a strange and unusual sight to see great flocks in country which in normal times does not carry one sheep to hundreds of acres. Unfortunately, the Casino and adjoin ing coastal districts are also in the grip of the drought, though to a much smaller extent than other parts, and con' sequently there is little feed for the travelling flocks, which are, on the whole, repo...
CATTLE TRUCKS INSTALLED WITH WATER SPRINKLERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
CATTLE TRUCKS INSTALLED WITH WATER SPRINKLERS. The Railway 'Commissioners are en olcavoring to solve the problem of con veying cattle during the summer months, says a Wellington report. Vans have been fitted with tanks 011 the roofa, from which sprays are run to sprinkle the cattle in the vans. On the side of each van is a lever, which can be worked by the drover, while the train is standing at sidings. It is claimed that the sprinklers will keep the cattle cool and fresh. O11 arrival at their destination, the stock in the new vans will be compared j with those in the old type of trucks, j to note the affects of the sprinklers.
TAMWORTH FAREWELL SOCIAL [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
TAMWORTH FAREWELL SOCIAL At the Oddfellows' Hall, Tamworth a number of friends entertained Misg Mary Carmichael at a farewell social and dance on the eve of her marriage to Mr. Bert. Short, Town 'Clerk of Man illa. The hall was tastefully decorated by the councillors of the Society of the, Children of Mary, of which Miss Car michael is a inember. The Rev. Fathc Mullins presented 'Miss 'Carmichael with a handsome silver cake dish on behalf of those present,'r Expressing apprecia tion of Miss- C^rM^ha«l's 'past services, and extending, ' good ^wishes ' for'';;,h'er. future.