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IMPORTATION OF LEMONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
IMPORTATION OF LEMONS. With reference to the proclamation of August 14 hist, 'prohibiting the importa tion into the Commonwealth of citrus fruits, the Minister for Customs has now approved of the importation of lemons to the extent of 1.0 per cent, of the aver age yearly quantity import ul by each importer during the three years' period ended .June o0, 1918, or at the option of the importer, 10 per cent, of the quantity imported during the year 1917-19.18. All importations must, how ever, be made 'prior to June L next. The Venerable Arch-priest Walsh, cr Maclean, lias announced his intention of going to Ireland next year for a well earned holiday. It is now nearly :'.0 years since he came to Australia to the diocese, and during the whole of the time has labored at Lismore and Maclean.
A NEWCASTLE PIONEER. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
A NEWCASTLE PIONEER. Mr. Geo. Bowden, of Warttah, New castle, father of Mr. H. G. fiowden, of Cliftlands, Scone, can fairly claim to be a pioneer of the north. Mr. Bowde.i is S2 years of age. and his wife 78, and is still in good health. He came to Australia with his parents in 1S38, but his mother never landed alive, as she died in Sydney Harbor l-ii arrival of the ship, and was buried at Manly. Mr. Bowden, who was only two years of age when he landed in Australia, was born in Kent, England, and has lived in the Newcastle district continuously for 80 years, and is the only surviving member of a family of six sons and four daughters. His memory takes him back to the most striking events on the Lower Hunter for upwards of 70 years. As far bf "k as 1847 he went to Hexham, with his father, to enter on farming life. He remarks that there might have been bigger floods than that of 1857, but none that did greater damage. He remembers the bla-cks' oorroborees on Brisbane Water, and says in...
NEWCASTLE WILL BUY TAMWORTH LIMESTONE. Quarry Lessee's Arrangement with Council Will Benefit Town. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
NEWCASTLE WILL BUY TAMWORTH LIMESTONE. Quarry Lessee's Arrangement with Council Will Benefit Town. O'pcrations are about to start for the sending of large quantities of limestone from the municipal quarries to New castle for the requirements of the Steel. Works. Following negotiations >vitn the council, Mr. Huband-Smith, of this town, has been informed tint he will be allowed to obtain limestone for a period of 12 months at a charge of 1/ per ton royalty. The quantity of stone is limited to an average of 500 tons weekly. The lessee also enters into an undertakingto pay £4/16/- a week for the use of the plant and to keep it in good order and repair. As there is an excellent plant and an almosl; unlimited supply of material, the contract should be mutually beneficial.
PINE INDUSTRY RECEIVES SET-BACK. Big Slump in Prices is Felt Rather Keenly in Northern Town. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
PINE INDUSTRY RECEIVES SET-BACK. Big Slump in Prices is Felt father Keenly in Northern Town. Kyogle "Examiner" says that tho pine industry there, -which has .flourish ed like .the proverbial bay tree, has re : ceived a set-back in consequence of a i slump in price. Eighteen shillings per i 100 super, was being obtained, but last J week the figure fell to 14/-. One local firm has temporarily cease 1 buying. I The industry meant a lot to the district, it being computed that the value of pine consigned during the last year or ' so was between £50,000 and £J 0,000. Phenomenal sums have been paid for pine country, in some instances thou ■ sands of pounds being made out of selections which before the demand for pine set in were valueless except as rather poor grazing areas. All kindred callings responded to the uplift. The average monthly cheques of teamsters reached figures which exceeded those derived from an average dairy farm. There should still be fair money in pine hauling even at 1...
IRON MINES CLOSED. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
IRON MINES CLOSED. The Tallawang iron mines have beei closed down, on account of the large amount of iron ore on hand ot the E&k band Iron Worlcs. As a result, over fifty men have been thrown out of work. The pay sheet at the mine averaged well over £200 a week. It is stated that operations at the mine are ::ot likely to be resumed for some considerable. time. Our Gulgong correspondent.
SUSSEX STREET SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
SUSSEX STREET SALES. The Sussex-street market is "almost bare of cheese, and is likely to continue so until normal communication is esta blished with the big producing districts on the South Coast. The rough weather on the North Coast has delayed some of the river boats. Butter (boxes and cartage l/- extra). —First grade, 186/8; second grade, 168/-; third grade, 163/4 per cwt. Packed in prints, % d extra may be charged. •Cheese (proclaimed pric.s).—Loaf, l/l3/£; large and medium, 1/1. Hone}'.—601b. tins choice liquid West ern honey, 7d to 8d; dark, from 4d 'per lb.; beeswax, .1/10 V. to 2/- par lb iHams.—'Cloth, l/4^>; seed.;, J /o% - Bacon.—Sides, 1/1; flitches, l/0J/4; middles, 1/3; shoulders, lid ;'er lb. Lard—Packets, 10%d; bulk 10]/i11 per lb. Eggs.—Hen, now-laid, 1/10 to 2/-: Railway and South Coast, 1/4 te 1/8; river, 1/4 to 1/5 per dozen. Poultry. — Railway and Northern Kiver consignments: Hens, ;i/i) to 3/6; roosters, young and small, .'!,/6; large, 5/- to 9/-; chickens,...
FORAGE AND GRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
FORAGE AND GRAIN. High prices were again demanded for inaize and oats. There was a heavy fall in the price of lucerne hay. Prime dry green was to be had at £9 a ton. Broom Millet.—'Northern River, prime long hurl, £75 to £82/10/- a r.rn. Oaits.—Tasmanian, white, 6/- to 0/3; Algerian, feed, 5/-A^; milling, 5/(5 a bushel. Cape Barlev.—5/- to 5/3; malting, | 5/9 to 6/3. Potatoes.—Victorian, prime £13/10/-, spotted £12 a ton. Firewood.—'Box, 20/- to 23/-; stringy bark, 18/- to 22/-; mixed wo 3d, 14/- to 15/-; ironbark, 14/6 to 16/-; bakers' wood, 16/- to 19/- a ton. Maize.—Northern River, prime dry, 8/3; other grades, 8/1 a bushel. Lucerne Hay.—Hunter River, small bales, well-made, £9; large bales, £8/10/-; inferior, from £6 a ton. Onions.—Victorian, Brown Spanish, £14 to £15 a ton. Peas.—Grey, 9/-; blue, 11/- to 11/6 a bushel. Straw.—Tasmanian, £6 a ton. /
FRUIT MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
FRUIT MARKET. 'Choice grapes have found ready ac ceptance at good prices at the '.City and Bat-hurst Street Exchanges. Apples.—'Local: Dessert, choice 11/ to 12/-, medium 5/- to 7/-, small 3/-; cooking, 2/6 to 7/-; Granny Smith, 5/ to 9/- per bushel-case. Pears.—'Local: Williams, 7/- to &/• special 13/-; Chinas, 4/- ito ?/-. Vic torian: Williams, 6/- to 12/- r>er bushel: case. Bananas.—'Fiji: Nominal. Tweed River: 12/- to 19/6. Queensland: 8/ to 10/- per bushel-case. Oranges.—'Local: Valencias, 18/- to 23/- per bushel-case. Lemons.—Local: 'Choice 30medium 20/- to 25/-, Adelaide 40/- per 'bushel case. , , Peaches.-^-iChoice 7/-, others from 3/(5 per half-bushel case. Victorian: 8/- to 10/- per bushel-case. Plums.—Light, 4/- to 7/-, . jam 3/6; dark, 4/- to 7/-, jam 3/6 'per half-bushel ease. Passionfruit.—'Local: 5/- to JO/- per half-bu£hel ease. (Pineapples.—Queensland: Queens, 9/ to 10/-; Ripleys, 8/- per case. Tomatoes.—Local: 3/: to 6/- per half bushel case. •Melons.—Wa...
THE PROGRESSIVE FARMER. AGRICULTURAL SHOWS [?] NORTH and NORTH-WEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
THE PROGRESSIVE FARMER AGRICULTURAL SHOWS NORTH and NORTH-WEST. Bangalow, Mch. 11, 12. Gloucester, Mch. 12, 13. Nambueca, Mch. 12, 13. Armidale, Mch. 18-20. Mudgee, Mcli. 18-20. Kempsey, Meh. 19-21. Tamworth, Mch. 25-27. Kyogle, Meh. 26, 27. Dubbo, Mch. 26, 27. Walcha, Mch. 26, 27. Maitland, Mch. 26-29. Coonamble, April 1, 2. Dungog, April 2-4. Quirindi, April 2-4. Muswellbrook, April 9, 10. Sydney Royal, April 14-26. Moree, May, 21-23. Newcastle, May 14-17.
Children's Corner. Our Second Competition. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
3 Children's Copnep. By Sister Susie. Our Second Competition . it lias been a little disappointing not to have had more ot' you competing this time. Many ot you perhaps thought it was too hard to write about. Most of us live commonplace lives, of course, but nearly everyone knows nF some in teresting happening, and I thought you would like to write about it. Next time 1 shall have an easier subject for you to write about. I>o you like puzzles? One boy has asked me to have a. puzzle competition, but before com mencing I would like to know what the majority of my little brothers and sis ters think. AVe always used to play the games that most of us liked. You can see what a good letter I have selected for the first prize, and that will show you how to write. The winner was successful before. 1 would like someone else to have won the live sh]» lings this time, but fair is '.'air. Isn't it? His name is WALTER P10KiCY DALTON, Je linings, Gt. Northern Railway, N.S.'W. Dear Sister Susie,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
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NEW PASTURES PROTECTION ACT NOW IN FORCE. Graziers Should Note Carefully Duties of Present and Future Boards. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
NEW PASTURES PROTECTION ACT NOW IN FORCE. Graziers Should Note Carefully Duties of Present and Future j Boards. I The Pastures Protection (Amend ment) Act, 1.5)18, came into force on Saturday last. This Act provides for all ratepayers within the pastures protection districts having one vote. only. Dire2*ors are to be elected triennially, commencing in April next, instead of four retiring one year and four the next. ''Pastures Protection (Boards are given power to appear and 'be represented by couusel, solicitor, or agent, before a local Land Board, re curtailment of travelling stock and camping reserves. Owners or occivpiers who possess a combination of large stock and sheep, equal to ten head or more of large stock, or 100 sheep or more, worked out on the basis of 8 sheep, one head of large stock, or vice versa, are liable to assessment. Boards are to be given the manage ment, maintenance, and control of tra velling stock and camping reserves as from time to time determined, except...
THE WEEVIL PEST. Is the Wheat Growers' Nightmare. DESCRIPTION OF SPECIES. How Farmers Can Protect their Harvests. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
THE WEEVIL PEST. Is the Wheat Growers' Nightmare. DESCRIPTION OF SPECIES. How Farmers Can Protect their Harvests. (By Raymond Hammill, of Manilla.) The war has brought with it many problems for the man 011 the land. He has enough to contend against at any time without having to face new evils. Perhaps nothing has given him more anxiety during the war than the little pests which infest the immense wheat stacks in different parts of the Com monwealth. Those little insects are no bigger than ordinary black ants. Although Great 'Britain purchased our wheat crop for several seasons, she was unable to transport that wh^at to the other side of the world. The wheat had to be stored in Australia at big receiv ing depots, where any pest would have a splendid chance to cause trouble. Such aai opportunity was readily seized upon by the various insects which infest wheat stacks, notably weevils. Scientists to the Rescue. Before a remedy could.be discovered to cope with the evil much damage had b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
HRNOTT'S BISCUITS. i in iiuii nirnrrT—T-— iiimaiinii -—n i i bi 11 iiiiwrirmwwTTawmnimniTfim "The Wellington" Briar Pipes. Cool, Sweet and Clean. Assorted Shapes. DAVID COHEN & CO., LTD., NEWCASTLE. Td PHLE HLE. Makes a Quality App eal which the Connoisseur will not ignore. Brewed & Bottled by TOOTH & CO., LIMITED, KENT BREWERY, SYDNEY. TRY UNDERWOOD'S Sauce with Chops. Blair's Talcum Powder Violet or Carnation. nmttfCcrsauEU HRNOTT'S BISCUITS. DUNLOP VIUIBBER GOODSI c Competing Hdm J every deacnptloa^ Engineering. Miring and Sporting Requisites, Cycle, Motor and Motos Boi Tytrt, Rubbct and Balata Belting, Waterproof Clothing, Robber Heelf %nd Sole*—In fact every dncriptioo cJ Rubbtf Good*—*rc now manufactured ttoor two Dunlop Mtlfs by Australian Caboor vilh Australian Capital These Goods are cQtt*! ta MaterisJ tad Worttmanbtp to tim 6*sf imported •rffcfe A**# the IrvporlmMf atfnuHjt ol being fresh and fret Croca p«rii!k whfcb meant tonger oa^ and cawcqteeoUy...
Of Interest to Women. Hints About Children. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
By Mother o1 Pearl Hints About Children. The health of a child largely depends upon cleanliness, diet, and sleep. All children, especially young ones, should have a daily bath and clean -clothes— those worn next the skin should be par ticularly fresh and clean—if a child is to be kept in general good health. Many | an illness, often of an epidemic nature, is warded off in this w$y. There is nothing truer than that cleanliness is next to godliness, and I have often no ticed a fretful, unmanageable urchin converted into an angelic, sweet-tem pered cherub by the soothing and clean sing properties of a comforting warm bath and clean clothes. Many mothers fail to realise the little discomforts that irrirate a little child. Continued indif ference of them in time affects the child's health. I know that numbers of children are sent to school v.rith heads that are not clean. This should not be. No child can be truly happy or very healthy who is thus neglected. (Juts, bruises, and wounds sho...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
The necessity of good corsets cannot be too strongly recommended to those who do not realise this fact. THE being of modish design, exquisite workmanship and faultless fitting are consequently the most comfort-giving corsets of the day. Rustless.—Of British.Make, by the World's Best Makers. - ASK FOR THEM
NORTHERN LAND FOR SOLDIERS. Survey Party Working. Yarrowitch and Nowendac Favored for Settlement, but Railway is Needed. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
NORTHERN LAND FOR SOLDIERS. Survey Party Working. Yarrowitch and Nowendac Favored for Settlement, but Railway is Needed. (By G-. H. Langhurst) Repatriating the soldiers is a problem that can hardly be said to have been solved. Up to the present little has been done, outside this Stafe, in this regard. The Minister for Lands i.-Mr. As"h ford) has devoted much labor to the work, but much more has to be done. And it must be done quickly. Th& soldiers are coming back in thousands, and unless some big projects are launched, it is feared that the numbers of unemployed will be greatly in creased. A movement, is being made in the north to induce the Minister for Re patriation to take over the (Jrown lands between "Walcha and the Hastings, Maeleay and Manning Rivers. The pro posal is to open up and develop the land by first constructing a railway from the North 'Coast line, -.vhich will pass near Comboyne and Ellenboroaigh on to Yarrowitch or Nowendoc. Tt is believed that this line w...
PRIMARY PRODUCERS' MANY PROBLEMS. Mr. McRae's Appointment. Transport and Marketing Need Attention; Union May Become Political Force. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
PRIMARY PRODUCERS' MANY PROBLEMS. Mr. McRae's Appointment. Transport and Marketing Need Attention; Union May Become Political Force. I Mr. C. J. McRae, president of thq Primary Producers' Union, has taken up his permanent residence in Sydney as a paid official to watch the interests of members of the union. He went to "Sydney at the request, of the executive, "primarily to keep in close touch with, the organisation and matters of public import as affecting producing interests. The Sydney office would be the centre through which would -flow all first-hand information, and . encouragement would be given by full recognition of the many disabilities which the settlers had to meet. Mr. McRae considers that transport and marketing are essentially matters requiring most urgent attention, and that in these alone the executive can find a wide field of usefulness. Regarding the policy, he said the union had not definitely dechned a plat form. While they claimed to be a non political organisat...
GLEN INNES. National Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Voice of the North — 7 March 1919
GLEN INNES. National Association. At the annual meeting of the Glen Innes branch of the National Associa tion Major F. White was re-elected president, Mr. Gordon Sargeant trea surer, and Mr. II. S. Newton secretary. 'The report showed that the year's operations had been very successful, the financial statement showing a credit balance. Rivers—.Mountain Wedding. The marriage took 'plaee on Wednes day week, at "Mountain View," Glen Innes, of Mr. Gordon "Rivers, of Furra ca'bad, and Nurse E. Mountain, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. T. Mountain, Glen Innes. Miss Rivers, sister of the bride groom, was bridesmaid, and Mr. E. M. Butler acted as best man. The Rev. A. 'P. !Oameron was the celebrant. The couple afterwards left t'or a honeymoon tour of the northern rivers. Country Party's Prospects. The proposal of I/t.-.Colonel Abbott, C.M.G., Federal Member for .New Eng land, to form a Country Party from among the members of the National Party in the Commonwealth Parlia ment is "taking, on" with ...