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CHAPTER XI. PERILOUS FRIENDS, [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 April 1914
CHAPTER XI. PERILOUS FRIENDS, Eric went entirely under—down un til his feet grazed the stony bot tom and' he could hold his breath no longer. He opened : his mouth, drew in a quantity of water, and struggled: desperately to the surface. He felt half-strangled, but he was in full' possession of his, senses;'. : He had "let go his riflfi,1 and as • he drifted ... along :he struck ■ out hard with both anus. By the dim light of the coming dawn he saw on his deft the precipitous and scrubby bank, a dozen feet high, from wlrich ho had: fallen ; its base-was no more than a yard, or two from him. ! To-the right,. across the' compara tively narrow channel of the river, lay, a level and wooded country, with misty hill's in the background. Eric took these aspects in at a brief'glance, and as quickly it flash ed upon him that his pursuers must soon; reach the spot • from which he had tumbled. ' Ho noticed that the base of the near bank afforded a t narrow footing, screened by.;* over hanging ro...
CHAPTER X. VOICES IN THE BUSH. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 April 1914
CHAPTER X. VOICES IN THE BUSH.,, That Eric had not already lost his life was due to the incessant jump-J ing about of his horse, and also to the fact that the police and Mata bele, being partly under the in- | fluence of some strong drinlc, could not shoot or throw straight. Now, seeing that the young Englishman \vus left in their power, they made ; a more determined effort to kill him. , Some slipped along tjie road to cut off his retreat in the direc tion taken by Phil and the scout, and the rest closed in with-hideous clamour. - ! "Tchaia Amakiwa ! Tchaia Ama kiwa 1" they yelled, , as they 'struck and aimed at horse and rider, A bullet grazed Erie's shoulder,'1 and several assegais barely missed ; him. But he had not ontiroly... abandoned hopo, and with one hand ho reversed his rifle and knocked down a Main bole who was about to spear him at close quarters. With the other he tugged ' hard at the bridle, trying to turn his steed round towards the Buluwayo road. At the same time ho...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 April 1914
OHTCKET. The team to represent Tenterfiekl " Ramblers" at .Dundee on Good Friday are as follows :—H. Stewart, T. Donnelly, J. Cnllip, A. Doyle, W. Diri'ell, L. Vesper, 0. Sexton, Peter Clever, Jennings Geyer, .1. Sliambrook, H. Curricle, A. Winterton. Mr. Winterton's two ears will leave tlio lioyal Hotel at 7 o'clock on Good , Friday **7noi ning and convey the cricketers to Dundee. The Mayor (Mr. \V. F. Stewart) will join the team at Dundee on his return journey from Sydney.
Easter Amusements. TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 April 1914
Easter Amusements. TENNIS. On Good Friday a mixed team of School of Arts tenuis players will play a match against IVallangarra at the latter place. On Saturday a team of gentlemen from the School of Arts Club journey to Amosfield whore they will meet Listen. Armidalo has found it impossible to visit Tenterlield on Easter Mon day, hut there will he a local scratch match on the School of Arts "courts. To-morrow (Friday) the Park and Boouoo Ijoouoo Clubs will play their return match on tile hitter's- court, and on Saturday a mixed team from the Park Club will play a team of ladies from the Gymnasium Club.
The Royal Show. TENTERFIELD CATTLE SCORE. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 April 1914
TENTER FIELD CATTLE SCORE. Although several spoke disparag ingly of the fat cattle at our last local Show, soma of the cattle exhibited there have proved of sufficient merit to win in Sydney. Mr. A. M. White, of Bolivia, scored four first prizes and a second, aud Mr. James Donnelly three firsts. The prizes won were as follows :— Fat Cattle. Fat Steer, Hereford, not over JO months.—James Donnelly, 39 months. Fat Ox, Devon, anv age.—A. M. White. Cross-breds. Fat Ox, any cross.—Jas. Donnelly's roan, 6yrs. Fat Cow, any cross.—A. M. White's red, Gyrs.' Fat Steer, any cross, not exceeding i 2J-yrs.—Jas. Donnelly's red and white, 2yrs. Fat Heifer, any cross, not exceed ing 3yrs.—A. M. White's red, .'Syrs. Pens any Breed "or Cross. Pen or Three Fat Cows.—F. S. and II. Mb Bell's red, oyrs., 1 ; A. M. White's roan, Gyrs., "2. . Pen of Three Pat Heifers. First prize £0, seeond £3.—A. M. White's red and roan, 1 and best. Mr. James Donnelly's fat ox that won in the eross-breds was a Durham Heref...
BORDER RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 April 1914
BORDER RACES. Those in search of a good day's amusement could not do better than visit the Border Club's race meeting 011 Monday next. The Club have received splendid entries, including horses from Warwick and Deepivater, which together with our be'st perform-, ors, should provide g&lt; od racing. The punter will lie well catered for as we understand several bookmakers will he in attendance. All that is now wanted is line weather, and granted- , this there is sure to be a record at tendance. The special train will leave here at 9.15 a.m. and those desirous of getting a seat want to get in early as this train is sure to lie crowded. As on previous occasions hot water will he provided for picnic parties, so that everything necessary is being done to give visitors a good outing. Mr. W. Leggett, of the Exchange Hotel, will conduct the Publican's "Booth, so that those in search of liquid refreshments can rely on get ting the best. Mrs. Neil soil will again preside over the llefre...
Telegrams. SYDNEY. Thursday. FINAL GALLOPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 April 1914
Thursday. FINAL GALLOPS. The following gallops wore recorded at llnnd wick this morning : — Lily veil beat Silver Lad by- 12 length;; over a mile in 1. 4.-4. .Lean Soult negotiated a mile in 1.44. Aleconner ran six furlongs in 1.17. Border King ami Eurengelia dis posed'of sevt!h furlongs in 1.30.V. Sinapis beat "Wallalo by 10 lengths over a nple and a quarter in 2.13. Uigandra registered a mile pulling up in 1.4C. Loehano beat Gillilambi over seven furlong's in 1.30 ; a good gallop. Bon Ton and liadnor put a mile and a quarter behind in 2.13. Beragoon beat Matouree by four lengths over a mile and a quarter in 2.144. Alured (McLachlau up) ran four furlongs in 53]secs. Owen lloe (Keddan iqi) beat Townit (.Smart) by eight lengths over a mile in 1.4-1. Limelight galloped seven furlongs in 1.31. Golden Hop beat Belara by a length and Bathlea by three lengths over six furlongs in 1.16. Audacity accounted for a mile and a quarter in 2.14. Cagou ran nine furlongs in 1.58. Cider beat Best Sc...
TABULAM RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 April 1914
TABULAM RACES. The animal race meeting in con nection with the Tabulam Race Club will eventuate at that place to-morrow and judgihg by the nominations re ceived a tip top day's .sport .should re sult. A number of local sports in tend visiting the meeting and we have no doubt they will have a good outing. Following are the nomina tions for the various events :— ,S;fndiland Stakes. — Amotus, Syllable, Yerks, Gracioza, Ooronook, Milgate, Miss Lesley, My Gun, Master Frank, .Dourigan and Medal Green. Novice Handicap. — Cedar Top, Seamless, Yerks, Aggressive, Jlond Laddie, Hiking, Milgate and Miss Lesley. .bracelet. — Pine Top, Amotus, Syllable, Yerks, Aggressive, Ooronook, Milgate, Dourigan, Master' Frank and The Cloak. Presidents'Gift.—Amotus, Syllable • Seamless, Graeioxa, Ooronook, Milgate My Gun, Master Frank, Douryan and Medal Green. Members' Race. — Cedar Top, Amotus, Seamless, Yerks, Gracioza, Aggressive, Bond Laddie, Eiking, My Gun, Medal Green, The Cloak.
Brief Mention. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 April 1914
Warm "Weather.. Rain appears to hang round. Good Friday to-morrow. Hot X thins. Tabulam Races on Saturday. Border Races on Monday. No issue of ' Couuikk on Monday. Prutea at the Lyceum Pictures to ight. Stores open until nine o'clock to night. Bruxner it Cotton's big cattle sale ofi Saturday week. Harold Curry's cattle sale at the Royal Ya r(ls 011 Saturday. Sale of Mr. McKenzie's furniture 11 Saturday week. Weights for Border Races appear in this issue. Clifton land sale on Saturday-, 25th irist. Local fat stock scored at Sydney Show. A number of local holiday-makers leave to-night for Sydey. Schools broke up this'afternoon for the Easter vacation. The Telegraph Hotel, which is being painted by Mr. G. Corney, pre sents quite a gay appearance. Boncaster Handicap 011 Saturday and Sydney- Cup Monday. Lyceum Pictures 011 Saturday evening next. Town clock strriking gear under going repairs. No " strikes " for a few days. Large numbers of people arriving daily from the Rivers en route to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 April 1914
The following testimony is from :i well known Tentcrlield resident—and the saddle and it's owner may he seen at any time. The tribute is a re markable one, and a record of stabi lity. " 1 bought this saddle from A. , J. Smith of TenterfieldOver twenty six years ago, and it. is as" sound to-day —(with the exception of the counter ling), as when I got it. It has been in use the whole of the time, and I lent it once to a horse breaker who had it for five years, and horses, have got away from me and been out all night, so you see it has had rough usage.' I must get it counterlined, and then I reckon it is good for another ten years. The tree and leather parts are good, and if I did it up, no one wduld think it was in use live years."—advt.
HOMEBUSH. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 April 1914
HOMEBUSH. Winohcombe, Carson, Ltd., wired us to-day as follows :—bullocks .£8 to ,-£](>, cows L.'J 10s lo LIT. Weth ers 12s to 2!)s, ewes 10s to 20s. Annual meeting of Caledonian ■Society on DSth instant-. r. ^ One of the larget mines at Cobar, and ^employing a considerable number of mm, has, closed down. The out look for business during the next couple of months is not too promising. Horses and cattle are selling excep tionally well in the Casino district. At the Premiers Conference 011 Tuesday it was decided that the com monwealth should be requested to pay tbe stiftes at once the capital debt and all trunferred properties. At a meeting of delegates from the various Priendly Societies held last evening it was decided to support the application of Dr. Lampe, the Friend ly .Societies Medical Oilicer, t > the Hospital for appointment to the paid stall;
Religious Memoranda. FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 9 April 1914
Religious Memoranda. FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 12. Pkeshytf.uian Church.—Tenterfield, Sabbath School at 3 p.m. (only). Sunnysidc at 2'.30 p.m. by Mr. J. H. Tredeiinick. Ciiuhch of Enol.ynd.—Tenterfield | 7.30 a.m., (.ii.o.), 9 a.m. (n.c.), 11 a.m. (ii.c.), and 7.30 p.m., by ] llov. B. AV. Miller; Barnov Downs at 3 p.m. Muthodist.—Tentorlield 11 a.m. by Mr. E. Somntcrlafl, and 7.30 p.m. by Rev. S. Bembrick, of Chats wood.
Tennis. PARK v. BOONOO BOONOO. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 16 April 1914
Pahk v. lioonoo isoonoo. The Park Cluh .journeyed to lioonoo ! Boouoo 011 Good Friday to play their return match, and were defeated hy 29 games. The visitors were treated to a first class spread hy the home team, and before leaving to afternoon tea. The visitors were greatly handi capped through having to play with only two pairs, the other four picked refusing to make the trip, but never theless a most en.joyalo flay .was spent. The following are the scores, Park heing mentioned first in each instance :— Mrs. •fai'dine and Jardine v. ' \ Miss J. Weir- and P. Hurtz 2—6 Same v. Miss H. Weii; and L. . . Sweednian . G—4 Same v. Miss Hurt/, and A Hurt/. ...• ..V. 5—G Same v. Miss J. Weir and S. - ■ Sweednian ... 6—3 Same v. Miss J. Weir and P. Ml Hurtz ... • ... 2—G Same v. Miss TI. \Vcir and L.' Sweednian ... ' ... o—G Mrs. Garner and Garner: v. . . Miss Hurt/ and A. Hurt/... 0—6 Same v. Miss Hurt/ and S. Sweednian ... ... 3—G Same v. Miss J. Weir and P. ' • ... Hurt/ ... ... ...: 1—6 ...
What Becomes of Old Clothes? [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 16 April 1914
What Becomes of Old Clothes ? Black cloth clothes purchaned by second-hand dealers, provided they are too far gone to be "revived," are sent to France, Russia, and Po land to be made into caps, which the working people of these coun tries wear. The cast-o/T red coats of the British, soldiers almost, all go to Holland, for in that damp country the people liavo a notion' that red cloth keeps off rheumatism; therefore, all careful Dutchmen oi the labouring classes wear red cloth waistcoats next their skin. These are made by cutting off the |'sleeves of the British soldiers' red coats and altering the shape a little. The showy uniforms of the Guards and the full-dress liveries of the Lord"" Mayor's footmen and the Royal servants coino into the hands of the old-clothes dealers, and go chiefly to the south coast of Africa, where they are sold to the native chiefs. " .Travellers are sometimes amused at being received in full state by 'a - swarthy chief on his throni dressed -out in, footma...
Chinese Servants in Japan. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 16 April 1914
Chinese Servants in Japan. Chinese servants generally nro re garded in J apau as much more re liable than J apanese, and most ell! cient servants are the Chinese nurse women. It is the custom in Japau to place the very young children in charge of Chinese nurses, and, when they are older, to employ Ja panese women. The reason given is, because the Chinese women ore so faithful in the care of babies. A Chinese nurse will hang her head with shame if the baby cries. She thinks it is all her fault. She hovers over her charge with anxious care, and makes a great fuss if it appears that any-* one is going to behave imprudently with the child, such us tossing the little ones in the air,- when : "You will kill them in their insides," she will prote#h The Chinese nurse expects to take ontire charge of d child, preparing everything it cuts, - and washing its clothes. ' The scheme for taking a census ol the stars lias made great progress at Greenwich Observatory. The staD has now enumerated all...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 16 April 1914
M W ^ E w W ¥©imir (C&iMe smd ^lieepo SOME POINTS WORTH NOTING:— The World makes way for the man who knows, and knows that he knows. For over a Century BADGERYS have been in the Stock Trade of New South Wales. BADGERY BROTHERS have, in the personnel of their Firm, the strongest combination of any Agents' in Sydney. They know what the Stock Owner wants, and they personally see to his wants. They understand him. Although only a young Firm, they have progressed with the times. , . Their Accommodation for Feeding and Watering Stock at Flemington is the best and most up-to-date. Two of the Principals live close to the Saleyards. so that they are on the spot to see to the treatment of Stock in their paddocks. There are four BABGERYS, Auctioneers, so that all consignments receive personal attention. By results we obtain business, and, therefore, owners receive our utmost efforts. There is no argument against BADGERY BROTHERS: . they give good, honest service, and do not fear compar...
Ladies' Column. COLOURS WHICH MAKE A WOMAN LOOK YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 16 April 1914
COLOURS WHICH MATCH A WO MAN LOOK YOUNG. It is not. every woman who under stands the art and necessity 01 liar- j monising colo-urn. She is apt to | he swayed too much by tile decrees ■ of fashion when selecting shades for j a new hat or dress, and the result, j more often than noty" is great eon- | trusts, wiTich accentuate instead of j hide defects of the face and figure. j Tiie woman who desires to look > her best must seleyt only those co lours which wilKbe helpful to her. Women differ so much in form and | colouring tluit each must be a law j unto herself. I Taking the fair and florid, a type generally inclined toward obesity, she may be said to bo fairly safc'ii' she wii,l adopt dark colours or shades below the bust line, and se lect those near her face with a view to becomingness. Pale blue, per haps, has been her colour in youth. Now the baby blue must be re placed by soft pastel shades, pale ■green by reseda, and faded helio trope must bo chosen in preference to mauvfe. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate — 16 April 1914
Mother's Gratitude to Zam-Buk for Child's Cure. "When two years ago my son Frank had an outbreak of disease on his head," says Mr. M. Hayes, of o Clancy Street, .Boulder, W.A., " the disease spread over his head in the form of large mattery sores, then de veloped into thick crusts, which emitted a very unpleasant smell. His head was a solici unsightly mass of. disease, and his condition grew worse and worse, and finally became very serious. " Knowing what a splendid thing Zam-Buk was for. sores and injuries, we decided to try this halm and Zain Buk Soap. His head was bathed with hot water and Zam-Buk Soap, and then regularly and carefully dressed with Zam-Buk Balm. After a few days the. discharge was ended, and all crust came away, leaving the skin beneath nice and clean. As we persisted dressing his head with Zam Buk, the sores and tender places healed up, and new hair grew in place of that destroyed- by the disease. Frank was rescued from a terrible disease by Zam-Buk, and he has ...