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Tarcowie. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 14 November 1919
- Tarcowie. The presentation of medals to about 34 returned soldiers, and naxt ot kin of the fallan was made at Tarcowie daring the week. Mr. O'Halloran M.P. presided, and presented the medals, and delivered a striking address to one of the biggest houses witnessed in the district. A party of friends from Orroroo contributed a programme which earned them the thanks and appreciation of the Tarcowie people. Quartettes by the Rev. Stringer and Mr. Pfitxnsr, Mrs. Pfitzner and Miss Graham were vrell received. Mr. Jones on his cornet rendered- some effective solos. Mjv_B._ J. Beckwith supplied the elocutionary items, Mr. Symens rendered solos, and Miss L. Timmins presided at the piano. The floor was a trifle over crowded for dancing, but after midnight the crowd thinned out for suppsr, and an enjoyable evening ended as the rays of day were illumining the tracks that lead to home.
NO KINDNESS INTENDED. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 14 November 1919
NO KINDNESS INTENDED. One day a woman of massive pro portions entered a crowded trara-car, and attached herself to a strap di rectly in front of a little man read ing a newspaper. As lite car started off, she swayed and lunged heavily against the little man's newspaper, and placed one pon derous foot on liis favourite corn. 14s soon as he could extricate him self, the little man rose, and offered her his seat. "You are very kind, sir," she said, as she pantinglv screwed her gigantic frame into the proffered seat. "Not at all,, madam," the little man replied, quietly. "It's not. kindr ness, madam-it's simply s-lf fence." Great Britain consumes 47,000,000 cwt. of meat a year, or 1201b. per head of the population. Of this 5-i per cent, is produced at home. The pride of birthplace i6 good lug gage to carry across the world It is a stronger bond than any Free masonry, and an incentive and con solation that help to fight the wan derer's battles. From the memories of the "lone shieling on ...
THE PASSWORD. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 14 November 1919
THE PASSWORD. Two Irishmen wanted to see a cer tain play ; but, not having t.lits-r money, bung round the stage door, watching the actors go in. Present ly, up strolled two professionals, and saying to the doorkeeper, "both pro's," walked through. Pat, who bad been taking it all in, suddenly said to Mick : "Arrah, Mick-sure "and Oi've got the passwurrd. Let's jro in." Mick was quite willing, and walked up to the doorkeeper. Swelling out" his chest, after the style in which he had seen the professionals, Pat said, in a loud, confident voice : "Both crows !" "Well, you can thundering quick fly away, then," angrily retorted the doorkeeper, as be kirked them into the street;
A FISHY ARISTOCRAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 14 November 1919
A FISHY ARISTOCRAT. Tlie idol of the hoarding-house -was Lord Gus Vere-de-Vcre ; no othciv man had e'er a chance when this young lord was near. He'd thrilling stories by the score all o'er the world he'd been. His snow-white linen, faultless suits, made all with envy green. That most aristocratic air pro claimed his high degree-plainly, he was a mover in the best society. Thetladies all adored him. and ea h thought her proper sphere in life she'd fmd if she could he "My Lady Yere-de-Ycre." One morn a new arrival came-a vulgar man from town ; and such a flutter he did cause when to -break fast he came down. For thus he greeted Vcre-de-Vere: "Why, Sammy, you lonk gay ; have you closed your fried-fish shop the fortnight you're away ?"
WISE AND OTHERWISE. BACKWOODS HOTEL COMFORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 14 November 1919
WISE AND .H&IWISE. BACKWOODS HOTEL, COMFORTS. "Please, sir," said the bell-hoy to the manager of the Gold .11 Cn.v tHotel, Kausas, "No. 3(1 says th re isn't a, towl in his room." "Tell him to use ths curtain if there's one to his window." "He says there: ain't any pillers." "Tell him to put his coat and trousers under his head." '"And he wants a bowl of water to wash in." "Grumbler ! *e's the worst I ever saw in mv lit*;. Carry him up the horse-pail." "He wants to know if he can have a light." "Here, confound Kim ! Give him this lantern, and ask him if he wants the earth, and if he'll hare it fried only on one side, or turned over."
BENNETT'S COLOSSAL CIRCUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 14 November 1919
BENNETT'S COLOSSAL CIRCUS. The commeht in referehce to the Visit of -the above attraction has spread infectiously all over the dis trict, and it will be eagerly awaited by both young and old. At every performance, the great artist appears with her 20 performing lions. The aerial trapeze work, the clowns in their wonderfully funny stunts, the performing seals, tigers, jaguars, &c.. form a most high-class entertainment, and the strong story wound around this brilliant circus makes it the mosi sought after entertainment of the past decade. Every act of any note now originates in America, and coming as this show does, direct from U.S.A.. patrons can relv on getting the good. in every respect. Our own Austra lian girl, Enid Bennett, is the star at traction, and has evoked " wonderful press comments for her agility and nerve in the feats that fall to Iter share of the evening's entertainment. In conjunction with a strong program Olympic present this unique show at Wilmington, Thur...
To the Women and Soldiers of Australia. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 14 November 1919
To the Women and Soldier# of Australia. Sir,-What a satire, the way the Federal Government is help ing to " build up a nation The cry of all nations during the war has been, "build up the nation. " " save the mother, " " rear the child," " we must overtake the wastage caused by war," " we must be prepared for the future both in the practice of the arts of peace, as well as the arts of war. " To do this we must have popula tion. Under the tariff item 55, infants' and invalids' foods are admitted free, and have been so classed both before and since Federation. The Peace Treaty has not yet been signed, and the soldiers have not yet all returned to their homes, and the echoes of the cries of " save child life," and " build up a nation "are yet being heard in the plea for our women to marry and for those married to have larger families, with prom ises of extra concessions, and while they are making these promises the Government is tax ing the food of infants and their mothers. Promise is...
Quorn Corporation. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 14 November 1919
Quorn Corporation. The ordinary monthly meeting of Quorn Corporation was held in the council chambers on Thurs day, November 6th. There were present-His Worship the Mayor (R. Thompson Esq. J.P.), Crs. Roberts, Hammond, and Nicho las. Crs. Russell, Bowden, Pad get and McLachlan were excused; Cr. Hudson was fined 2/6. Min utes of previous ordinary meet ing and special meeting were read and confirmed. The mayor, in his opening re marks, stated that October was one of the driest months and no rains had fallen ; fortunately not many dust storms had occurred. The depth of water in reservoir was 13ft. 6in., and it would be wise if householder? would try to conserve the water and use only what was necessary. No water had been caught since last Febru ary, and under present consump tion could not last longer than February. He had wired the Lord Mayor of Adelaide, con gratulations from council and town of Quorn on his succession to Lord Mayorship. The town was indeed pleased to know that Lieut...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 14 November 1919
Mr. R. G. Slope who lives at Sussex Street, North Adelaide, Business Manager for Conrad's Central Ham and Beef Shop, one of the largest and oldest businesses in the City of Adelaide. *J Mr. SLOPE does not hesitate to endorse the opinions of numerous others as to the merits of He writes July 6th, 1S16, thu*: CLEMENTS TONIC LD. ?" I hare to add to your numerous testimonials the benefit I liave received per sonally ,from using your tonic when suffering from a partial nerve breakdown "It a cure will be effected or not I do not know, BUT THIS I MUST SAY I have and am deriving great benefit from It, which "continues to be more noticeable mth each bottletaken. - " You may use^lliis letter as you wish. (Signed) lt.G. SLOPE AlmostsinceAdelaide jwas Icnoira" iTitlie capital of S.A. llie name of Conrad's Butcfceriesliavefceen a part of its com mercial life. Mr. Slope'i'lesliiriony must fceariiNreigHt fn^Miiae* business tiitl es. This ionic is ekictly iuited lo the trying dimatic conditions of ...
Orroroo and Districts Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 14 November 1919
Orroroo and Districts Hospital. I From "1 he Orroroo Enterprise.'"] On Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 5th, about 50 ladies met in the supper room at a dainty after noon tea, to meet and bid wel come to Sister Solly, the matron of the hospital. Mr. Dowling ^Chairman) on behalf of the hospital committee and the ladies of the town and district, spoke a few words of welcome to Sister Solly, and in the course of his remarks men tioned that Sister Solly was quite unknown to any member of the committee, when her application fortlie position was accepted by them, but as they had to engage a trained nurse for the position they were unable to pass the very high recommendations that Sister Solly possessed from seve ral doctors, and two hospitals she he trusted that Sister Solly's stay would be a pleasant one, and that she would never have cause to regret her association with the Orroroo and Districts Hospital. Mr. F. P. Keats supported the chairman's remarks and on be half of the district welcomed ...
"Far North"—And Beyond. A BUSH-BOUND TRAIN. WHEN HUMAN ICE-BERGS THAW. (No. 1.) [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 14 November 1919
North"-And Beyond. A BUSH-BOUND TRAIN. WHEN HUMAN ICE-BERGS THAW. a Special Correspondent.) (No. 1.) There is a wealth of human nature in the train that "goes hush/' Jt takes ? an hour or so to thaw, but after that there's no more freezing. Our first im pression is a forest of newspapers, and we conjecture as to what those printed sheets conceal, The garrulous ?- and they are thankfully few-are greeted with grunts, and the new sheets rustle j.npatiently. But Adelaide is soon left far behind, and the first "stop" relieves the tension.. A. little liquid refreshment sends the blood rushing pleasantly through our veins, and we are apt to gaze more charitably upon our fellow passengers. It is then we look about us and try to fathom our companions pro tem. But it is not until we have dis pensed with the broad, and are -travel ling in the narrow guage carriages when we can stroll through the compart ments at our leisure, resting in each a little 'time-that our tuition begins. And what surp...
HAMMOND DISTRICT COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 21 November 1919
HAMMOND DISTRICT COUNCIL. Monthly meeting held on Saturday, November 35. Present-Crs. Wallace (Chair), Millington, Crisp, Ward, Car ter, Cormack, and Clerk. Minutes read and confirmed. Correspondence.-From J. MuHins, asking to be leased a chain road in Coonatto Ward. Proposed by Cr. Ward, seconded by Cr. Millington, that application be granted subject to the usual conditions. Carried. From Local Government Department re South Whim Dam. Proposed by Cr. Milling ton, seconded by Cr. Cormack, that we notify the Department that we are pre pared to accept the dam in question if the Department will dedicate it for plantation purposes on the conditions of their letter of November 5. Carried. From Registrar of Motor Vehicles. Held over until next meeting. From H. Ludwig and M. Wilson, of Bruce, re trees. Proposed by Cr. Crisp, sec onded by Cr. Ward, that Clerk be allowed to sell the trees on the valua tion. Carried. From B. A. Clarke, re not attending meeting. Received. From Local Government...
THOMPSON v. EXECUTOR TRUSTEE COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 21 November 1919
THOMPSON^ v. EXECUTOR TRUSTEE COMPANY. The hearing of the case in -which Robert Thompson, storekeeper or Quom sued The Executor Trustee:an&lt;1 Agency Company for the sum of £240 1/ alleged to be owing to the J? the late Edward Saint. Hon^H. Hom berg appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr. C. L. H. Abbott appeared for the defen dant Company. . His Honor, the S.M.. m opening the case stated the action was started on January 17, 1919, in the Local Conrt of Quora. On this occasion, the plaintiff was non-suited. The. plaintiff then appealed to. the Supreme Court, wh.ch reversed the judgment and set the non suit aside. The case -went on to the High Court, who acted in a similar manner to the Supreme Court _ He (the S.M. I asked the meaning of the words "we bear" and slated that the case can be resumed. Mr. Homberg addressed the Court at length on the question of a re-trial or a resumption. Mr Abbott: My learned friend pro poses foine into the case as he think* fitThe S.M.: Let us rev...
YONGALA v. TEROWIE. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 21 November 1919
YGNGAIA v. TEROWIE. The -second match this season between the above teams was played on the Yongala Oval on Saturday, Novem ber 15. H. Pascoe, the Terowie Cap tain won the toss, and sent Yongala in to bat F. Laycock and C. Gleeson opening the innings. When the score reached 20 Gleeson was bowled by Simpson, 1-6-20. F. Rock followed, and both batsmen settled down to solid play, and scored at about the same pace; at 108 Rock was clean bowled by H. Collins. 2-53-108. J. Burton hit a fourer, and then he was beaten by the same bowler. 3-4-112. H. Gleeson was not long in making 14, when H. Pascoe made a nice catch on the boun dary, A-14-132. P. Gleeson's wicket was knocked over by a delivery from Simpson 2 balls later, 5-0-132. H. Johnston played carefully, and when he appeared to be going well, one of Roaches deliveries hit hinj on the leg, snd he had to retire l.b.w,, 6-17-151. C. Megaw gave a chance to Lang first -ball, but it ivas'Tefused. This batsman made some nice strokes before he...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 21 November 1919
THE MOST PATJENT PEOPLE Mast Show Annoyance at Times. Everybody has their hour of trou ble. - - But people-having any irritation oh the sldii Have many hours of trouble. Nothing so annoying;; nothing go irritating. - It's a hard ami trying: position. Leave It alone, and you can hardly bear it _ . ^ Relief and cure have come at last People have put It to thetest Doan's Ointment cures skJn disease. People are Icarning that this is so. , Here 3s a case in point:-r Mr. R. W31son, late of Railway Ter race, Petersburg, and now living in Roebuck Street, West Adelaide, says: ?&lt; -"Every.' summer a patch of Eczema * to break" out on my face,4;he irri being very , annoying,- and the t «iost unB!ghtly, I «aw Doan's Ointment advertised as a .cure for for £«iema, «o I got a pot, and com : imenced jtd use it-carefully following . the diirections. : This remedy- proved - ":" excellent; I got relief after the first r:^fcw»lica lions, and one pot cured ~ -1 xannot speak too highly of Ointm...
NEW YEAR'S DAY SPORTS AT TEROWIE. £37 SHEFFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 21 November 1919
NEW YEAR'S DAY SPORTS AT TEROWIE. £37 SHEFFIELD. The program for the annual New Year's Day Sports at Terowie appears in our advertising columns, by which it-will be noted that the Terowie Ath letic Club arc' catering for their pat rons in excellent style, a substantial increase being made in the prize money ior the principal events, not ably the Sheffield £37, All-Comers' Handicap £4 10/, Youths' Sheffield, i6 3/, 440 Yards Handicap £5 10/, besides which there is a varied list of race?, etc., for all ages and sex, and altogether the 1920 event, which will be held on Thursday, January 1, promises to eclipse all previous ef forts. Special trains and excursion fares will be available, and an excel lent day's outing can be relied upon. The secretary, Mr. W. Rowe, will be pleased to supply nomination forms and all information required.
"The Times" Medal. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 21 November 1919
*'Tfcifjmtt1' Medal, We are pleased to staiS that toe have last been able to finalise matters in connection -with the above voting Competition, and the following is the list of a mousts handed in, the whole of which has been handed to the hospital funds. We again thank all those who subscribed, and those who assisted us to collect the money. Collected by JT. Clancy £24 19 4 H. Mu-rphy 15 0 0 H. G. Taylor 8 14 8 F.Fidock 7 7 7. L. Wattke fTerowie) 4 5 0 Miss Smart - 0 16 4 H. Taylor 0 10 10 E. Wells 0 6 11 W. H. Henderson 0 5 0 F. Rock (Yongala) 0 4 5 Donated by L. J. Bills 5 0 0 W. H. Bennett 2 13 0 Cheque to hospital £70 3 1
DEATH OF AN OLD COLONIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 21 November 1919
DEATH OF AN OLD COLONIST. Another of South Australia's old colonist? passed away at Peterborough this morning in tlie person of Mr. Wil liam Fdmonds. The deceased was born in Buckinghamshire, England, 85 years ago, and came to South Australia in 1854. He went first to Yankalilla. where he resided for five years, and there he was married to Miss Brownlie. He an J his wife then went to Gumer acha and Hallett, and 37 years ago, ?when the northern areas were opened he took up land in the Hundred of Gumbowie, near this town. 15 years ago, he retired and came to live in the town. In 1905, Mr, and Mrs. Edmonds celebrated their golden wedding, when all their children, to the number of 11, were present and later, in 1915, they celebrated their diamond wedding, and again all the children were present. A very unique occurrence is the fact that all their children' are alive-the young est being 40. The total ages of the father and mother and II children would be 760 years. Mr. Edmonds worked ver...