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LATEST TELEGRAMS. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
LATES T TELEQRA/VIS j . (From our own Correspondent. ) ' v s Sydney. Friday. i. Reported legal, opinion holds that the Speaker has no power- of dis missal in connection with the Parlia mentary staff. v The. acting Government statistician forecasts the maize yield at 4,443,000 bushels as against 7,594,000 bushels last vear. ? The - Attorney General attended the - Labor Council last night and answered a number of questions with regard to the Government's im migration policy. He claimed that j the undertaking he had given had been carried out' by the Government in spirit and. letter.;
A Valiant Member. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
A Valiant Mcss?bcr. \ Premier McGowen and a number of Parliamentarians recently visited: Forbes in connection with the turning of the sod ceremony of Stockiubin gal railway. Mr. Gus. Miller, M. JU.A., (the man whom the JBuliet iu ' dubs ' the Monaro Foghorn ') arrived a bit late for the ceremony, and was pushing his way through the crowd when blocked by a lady of ample dimensions, with a baby in her arms. ' Who are you shov ing ?' the lady asked. 'Permit me, my good woman, to pass ; I wish to get to the platform, ' ' said Mr. Miiler. 'Well, get Vthere without shoving,' she said. This ! made Mr. Miller, who is a peppery j individal, snortT ' You ought to j be at home, y.ou and your baby.' But the^ lady scored all along the line, when she retorted, 'Ho, , you're one of those blasted Liberals, i I suppose.' It is needless to add that Mr. Miller is a member of ? the Par) iamentry Labor Partj'. He. could not think of a reply 'before a movement of the crowd; separated the combatants.— ^^E...
The Divining Rod. SUCCESS IN NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
Tl-c Divis?i??§ Rod. SUCCESS IN NEW ZEALAND. Wellington, May 31. — In a re cent issue of the 'Evening News' it was stated that Mr. Sullivan, of the Bathurst Municipal - Council, had scoffed at the divining rod as a 'Noah's Ark fad.' It may be re marked, in passing, that Noah did not need a rod to locate water. Time was when there were many Mr. Sullivans in New Zealand, but their ranks have been thinning since the advent of the Rev- Mr. Mason, who resides in the upper part of the North Island when he is not walking about the landscape with n rod which anxious eyes watch. Mr. Mason- has performed so valiantly with his little stick that the Govern ment, which stands aloof from reli gion, is not above chartering the divining rod. . Mr. Mason had several commissions from the late Government, and he has also been employed by the present ; Govern? ment. Evidently the Ministry, which is averse to having its Bible in the State schools, is willing to have the divining rod carried over State o...
Ap Acrobatic Jockey. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
Ai-. Acrobatic Jocljey. i 1 ? ? ? : ! Bathurst, Monday.— A jockey, i named Stone, had an exciting ex j perience during the running of the i Members' Handicap at the Bathurst races to-day. He was mounted on the favorite, Lord Daniels, but was thrown out ot the saddle. He main tained his grip of the reins, however, and clung to another horse galloping alongside tor support. As the field swung round the bend, about twenty yards further on, :he scrambled baqik into his seat. For a moment it looked as though Stone would fall on to the ground and be galloped upon, and when he had recovered his position the crowd was very I much relieved. ' .
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
^/Miscellaneous. 'I think we met -at th?s cafe last . winter. , Your overcoat is very -fa-/, miliar to?;;Tne.,' , ; 'But I/-lidn';.t own ;/ it then 'No;- but 1 - did .'' ' , ':-/ - Burglarrgrpof' glass'' is now made in France/ /Embedded^ in the glass are light wires, running m- parallel trans ..verse lines', about lin . apart.; The wires are conTiett.ed ' to a battery, and ,cary.;,a flight 'charge of electricity. .If tRe window is broken the electric cur rent is/ broken, and .a bell - is caused to ring. Th'e ? breaking ,pf ; tHp wires .^releases- - a maghetic . switch.' 'causing the alarm : to/be given.,: - Unless the glass- is completely broken ho alarm r\vill besgiverv. , , . :/V / novel achievement /.has been ac '.compli^hed in /a^' church -r-at, Pccifs, Texas. The Bible/ from the first' chap ter' of Genesis to 'the last of Revela tion, . was read /.aloud in eighteen hours. ' There -were sixty , readers for the -task: - The- first began at six ?o'clock - in the -morning, and the ...
MARVEL OF THE PANAMA CANAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
MARVEL OF THE PANAMA ' CANAL. The Panama Canal, which is now cnearing completion/ is to have a no-; . yel/sy stem , of illumination for its ' ; lightHojifee's : The gas used for the //lame..'ls5'acetylene4'/'bu't-' th^ sun - is to be the lamplighter ! - Tlies.e lamps will be lit by a , lamplighter nearly a hun urea mimon mnes away i inc lamps will; be fitted \vith copper cylinders exposed ^o/ the, air. AVhen the sun ; rises; in;/ the ? morningv - its ? raj's will ' cause, the /cylinders to expand, and so .-.close yalves which admit gas to the ';burWr| 7A^: As' the' sun' goes down and - -t.he'-'/--'air cools, - the coppercylindcr1 ;wili'/-coritract, so opening the valves - and .admitting gas to the burnors, where it will be lighted by small pilot jets resembling the ordinary bv-pass.
SKETCH OF OPENING CHARACTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
ak ET C H O F OPENIN C CHARAC. 'r''' TERS. . We have;- pleasure in presenting t-j ' our- readers a new story from' /'the pen; of ,';this- well-known- writer. The author ' here presents to us a pathetic picture of an orphan brother and sister, se parated from each other by adverse fortune/ Phyllis, although belonging to the gentler sex, is the better equip ped for the battle of life, for Jack Wentworth is stricken with ill-health', and needs careful nursing. / Phyllis ventures into life as the companion of Lady Julie Jefferson, wife to Sir .Mar cus Jefferson, of Marshlands, in Es sex. Now -Lady Jefferspii is a \voman-: full ;of kindly impulses sind generous motives, and but for one ' deadly habit would be a. happy woman. It-'is, 'that' ^gfeat- failing that Sir Marcus finds he cannot successfully^ combat, ? and ? When he comes across swebt Phyllis Went worth; with her innocent youthfulnes/ and flower-^like beauty, combined with strength ,-f character and plenty, of self-ieliance. he s...
THE CHOICE OR FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
THE CHOICE OR FRIENDS. ?'.'Tell me who yoU go with, and I will tell you what you^are' . is -one of the truest things ever written. . Let a woriiaii. protest ever so loudly of her; sincerity, yet, if you see her preferring the: :\ society, of insincere peppie,- i-ne sort.wno glitter and. shine to those who ' really' feel and are per haps not so gorgeous,' you will find her sincerity ' will .not weather ;the first. hard trial. -. ' ; Tfie 'deeply'' jreligibus0 ' woiiian, ? with liigh ideals, will] not make friends with 'those -. whose views: of life are on. a lower plane. '- The; truthful one will not endure the; artificial friend. The ambitious will Have very little patience \vith the' lazy and never by ; any possibility will the . stupid get : along with . the clever. ? ' Of course, one may have casual ac quaintances that' are one's ' exact op posite, but the 'dear', intimate friends must have the;, same views, of life on the whole.. .' However; rthere ; is this /much to say, about ...
Housekeeper. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
',:';^Hoiisdf6€per. A tablespoonful of vinegar put in oven while t a joint is roasting .makes it more tender and of better flavour. ; . ?___?_? . ? ? , A little crushed - borax, if springled -thickly on a; flannel cloth that is 'wet ted in hot water, will brighten- copper- ware like magic. ?:; . About half' a teaspoonful- of ordi nary moist- sugar;.; . rubbed ; into . the hands with a soapy lather will clean them and leave them beautiful and Smooth: ; '?'??' ; ' ; ? ?-??'? . .- .. Wlien sending, choice cut flowers a long distance,-, cut, ,some slit's in rajv potatoes and.; fix the stems firmly in, and the 'flowers will kee-p1 fresh . from ten to fourteen days. ' J ?„ . After filiing. the lamp with paraffin, : take, .a .cj'otn .dipped; in; vinegar?. :? and ; well ? rub the outside.- of- the; reseivoir ,w;ith . -it.- ? until ;quite. dry. / ..£Chisr 7 Will prevent the -lamp from sweating'',. To purify the air of the cellar and. destroy /parasitical growth, place -.sonie rock brimstone ...
Novelette DICK ENGLAND'S "DOUBLE." A Romance ct an Old Song. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
Novelette /' ? v .' V 1 ?'_£ ' DICK ENGLAND'S 'DOUBLE.' A Romance ci an OtJ Song. 'Ahem! Mr. Cardonald, permit me to return your cjieque for three tliaur sand pounds — dishonoured!' Fully two hours since the head c.f thp firm had entered his private room with that slow step and unseeing . stare— signs lending colour, to those vague City rumours. Sitting raotioh . _ less there still, he had realised nothing) ? external- til1 that hand closed ' unon his 'shoulder. He shuddered,-,;. staring ? round as if he; thought ?all the world must have heard. 'No— no ! . Wlio has— who dares to breathe such a. word against:, hie,] here I' ? 'Blot it out.' The shadow of a smile was on Franklyri Hyde's cold.; , dark, foreign-looking face. He turn ed a way, to. hide it. 'Some -mon- stroUs mistake, of -course;; ? that ? a stroke of your pen puts right. Be-; lieve me I If I have unwittingly re vealed that your banking account is . already overdrawn — / 'Silence!' He stood; stiff, that' sick stare seemin...
DRIVEN BY FATE Domestic Story by a Favourite Writer. PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
.BM1VEM--BY ? FATE . ' Domestic . Story by a Favourite Waiter. - . BV . . - ? ; FLORENCE ; ; ''HOPa- ; . . Author of . . The Trials of Madge / ^ Moberiey,' -4The Lordship of Love/* ? 'Against the Wind,'* 'A Merciless Woman,' ? /'Facing the World,' , ? - T .' &cM 8lc. ;? ? / PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS. Phyllis- Wenworth : An orphan. Com panion to Lady Jeff ei son. Jack Wen tworth : Her brother, stricken ' with illness. Dr. Geoffrey Hatherley; : Jack! s- friend... In_lbve with Phyllis. Sir Marcus eTfferson: The -owner tf i Marshlands- '; Lady' Jefferson : His wife. Addicted' - to the' morphia habit. // . ;. - Marietta : Her niaid./. Unpriricipled.- , Mrs.. Agatha Lorrens :? -A widbiv. Friend * to Phyllis. Dare ^Grimshaw : A ;cpusin of:. Lady Jefferson! s.: An /unscrupulous: man/ ^ ^ paper ' |
Scientific Notes. SOMETHING ABOUT TORPEDOES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
Scientific Notes.' SOMETHINC ABOUT TORPEDOES . E'veryod.y. ? at one time or another, has '-heard; or read about torpedoes;/: but: few .people; perhaps, realise how intricate the -internal -ma'chaniaml is.' A r torpedo looks- like, a ; steel .cigar, varying in - length from 15 feet to aout 18 feet. Tlie older types ui ' t«,r-.. pedoes, which are still, supplied to manv of the older ' torpedo-boats, are -i i : ' ? j: ? io:_ ? ? ? i4:ins. in diameter, wnne, xom. wea oons are supplied to many of the more modern submarines, torpedo boats, destroyers, cruisers. and battleships. The newest torpedo of all. however, is the 21-inch Weapon fitted in all the . latest men-of-war both large and small. It carries over 200lbs of gun cotton, so it can easily be imagined what an enormous amount of damage it - will do on striking and exploding against the side of -ship under wafer. ' The new weapon has a speed of 40 .knots, and can^i-avel ? 7000 yards, ' - or ; about' 3£ miles. .Let us/ howoyer, disse...
RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
RSSJPES.,. 5pr--!fe51? written 'or this, ctilc.-nn f ? ? I Oysters *en Casserole': Grease . as' many small casseroles as are required, providing one for each person. Cut some small rounds of' bread to fit into the bottom, and fry them in but- ; ter. In the meantime open twice i as many oysters as there are casse- j roles, and drain off the liquor. Sea-; son with freshly-ground black pep-j per, a little- cayenne, and a squeeze of j lemon junice. Lay a fried crouton at the bottom' of each casserole, and. slip . in, an oyster. Pour in a little of the tiquor, lay another oyster on the top, place a small piece of parsley butter over each, and replace ' the covers. Cook for about ten minutes, in. the oven. . until, in fact, the edges of . the ? oysters begin to curl: .' *- ? -v ';. ; Oysters a la ; Lucullus : Blanch - the . oysters in their' liqiior,' which /pre- serve . Remove ' the beards, . and .pUt into, stewpan together ;-with( for each1 dozen' oysters half as mhny' stewed . mushroom...
A BEAUTIFUL FIGURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
A BEAUTIFUL figure. The value of a, course of breathing exercises as a means of improving the '.figure; cannot -he , over-estimated, and each- and all ca'n be benefited by them. The woman well on in her thirties and .; the schoolrgirl , should both! de-, yqie a. icw minutes a uay io tne prac tice of deep breathing, and in a very few weeks the'- benefits derived from such a ; course/ will ? be both seen and felt. :: . ... . ;; /... The constant colds of * which so m any- people complain would be un heard-of 'ills if Everyone' would but in-, tdulgeon ;a ; regullar ' course of deep breathing. ^ . ? , , ? About ten . minutes every , morning, and, ' when possible the same time once' - during the day, should be de-, - voted to' slo.wi ;, and correct .breathing before aii open. window.;..^,. The 'patient'' who is Uridergoing the deep-breathip^v cure should 'stand facing ,the: window; her corset remov.-. .ed:.-and ;any:vc6ilarband from her neck. She should thjCn' draw in slowly ; and steadi...
Day Labor on the North Coast [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
[ Day Labor on the Horth Coast A North Coast correspondent writes aa follows : — ''It is rather funny to read the remarks of Mr. Griffith, Minister for Publio Works, on the day labor system. Ic is a pity he could not travel inoog. and see what is going on in regard to the sections from South Grafton 'to. Glenreagh, and CofTa Harbor to the Nambucca. Nothing outside oomio opera can equal the day labor business here. It took three weeks to put down two girders at Boambee, and the men reokon now that it is a fair day's work to drive a horse and cart seven miles ; then they, oamp and go on next morning. If it were not a very serious thing, the whole matter could only be looked upon as a huge picnic.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
/TOCHEmX. /COLD^!! j takeI^J MgfS HOI with LEMOK at BEDTIME. AN OLD NURSE FOR CHILDREN. ' Mrs. Winslov/'a Soothing Syrup' for Children Teething. Should always be used for.. Children while Teething. It Soothes the Chid, Sortens the Ci-ums, Allays all Pain, Cures Wind Colic, and is the Best Remedy for Diarrhoea. Direc tions for Using Mrs. Winsi.ow s Sooth ing Syrup. — For a child under oce month Did, 6 to 10 drops ; three months old, half & teaspoonful ; six months old and up wards, a teaspnonfnl three or four times a day. 'For Diarrhoea, repeat the abo\e iose every two hours, until the character of the discharges is changed for the better. Sold everywhere. ♦ ♦ * CAN'T - SHAKE IT OFF. How often we hear persons with, eolds make the above remark ; but Dr. Shel ion's Ke.w Discovery shakes, them off promptly and effectively in a .few doses. . Price, Is 6d and 83, Obtainable every where. ? ? ? — 1 ? * ? : ? TAm 1 notice oJ unhealthy symptoms Imme- 0 diatoly thoy arise. They are Nat...
Poetry THE CALL OF THE SEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
' - _ Poetry 'i THE GALL OF THE SEA. (By Mrs.. Frank A. B: -: ^ ) ??? ; . ? . ?. ' -.Vc: -J I nwe not seeii the blue of ocean .waves, ' I- have not stood upon earth's sandy i rim ; - ' ' , Nor e'er beheld the ioam-fringed tide i that laves ? ? .A The places where the sea overflows i its brim. - . r /??:/ ? I have not heard the ripples of the ?ra. That whisper of. scjtne far-off- chime i of bells : ^ ? \- .-?.-. , i The billowing surf has never been- for. me,' ? Nor music sounding; in- thejciuiohcs' shells. K '? And I have' hungered so -to; hear, thef cry' Of storrn-dashed waves upon a help - less shore ! To hear' the solemn waters sob and sigh, .The slow, sweet, song they sing for _ evermore. - - -'Tis in my blood to want the sea— the ? sea ! - - ? ? ? . I cannot rest — my heart cries out to go I Oh,- what-, in some forgotten ancestry, ? Invites my soul to wuat it dots n;A know? - ;? A, briny, breath upon my face and hair, The: fca's st:-f t cadences in twilight's r calm, The benedi...
Gold Hunter's fortune. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
Gold Hunter's F«rtupe. For years a ? Hamilton (Scotland) ' miner has been wandering over the face of the earth prospecting for gold; and recently he has concluded an un expectedly short visit, to his native land, having received news that he is immensely and unexpectedly wealthy. Some timo ago he and his partner ' _ ' pegggd. a claim about 50 miles from Dawson City (Klondike), and aa ik turned out tolerably well he decided upon a six months' holiday at home. He had barely arrived, however, when he received a cable informing him that the olaim was proving fabu- - lously rich, and that his partner had received an offer of a quarter of a million sterling from New York financiers. The elated prospector promptly wired to his partner to do nothing until his arrival, and took the next steamer hack. The cable added that the mine at present was yielding £2000 a day protit.
Commercial. ORBOST CATTLE MARKET. June 8th, 1912. [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
Commercial. ORBOST CATTLE MARKET. June 8th, 1912. Messrs. J. W. Bird and Co. report: — Cattle — A small yarding, prices about equal to last week's rates. We sold bul locks, off color but nice condition £4- 3s, yearling steers to 27s, vealers £2 10s, forward cows £3 4s: Privately we sold 9 fat bullocks from £6 to £7,13 cows £4t 16s to £5 10s. Pigs — 240 penned. For large stores values were equal to last' week's rates but for small, stores prices were lower. We sold 32, pigs at 27s, 2U at 24s, 33 from 16s 0d to 20s 6d, 3u from 13s 6d to 15s 6d, 34 from 8s to 10s 6d, 90 from 3s to 7s 6d. Horses — Privately we sold dumpers £2°, . . .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bombala Times — 14 June 1912
' ... TE££ ... Universal Bicycle BUILT with I ; DUNLOP B'S,A* TYRES, g I. FRANCIS BIRTLESj on Anthony Hordem's I Universal ? Bicycle. I The UNIVERSAL BICYCLE Is ridden by 9 Frariclg Birtles all over Australia, with Eadia 3 Two-Speed Coaster Hub, Free Wheel on boih § Gears. Back Pedalling and Front Rim Brake, B with Dunloc Tyre#, | Price, £12 10/- S UNIVERSAL BICYCLE, built to any speo!- § ficaiion — B With Oceanlo Tyres .. . . £10 I With Cunlop Tyres . . . . £11 § With Eadie Coaster Hub 1 and Dunlop Tyres .. .. £11/10/- H r. Ladles' Model*, 20/- extra. § I Write fot Bicycle and Sports List, Fcst Free. 9 ANTHONY HORDERN & SONS, ONLY UNIVERSAL PROVIDERS, g NEW PALACE EMPCR1LM, | BRICKFIELD MILL. - SYSlNSY 1 SCHUTE.BELUCO.Lm] WOOL a PRODUCE BROKERS, 44 BRIDGE STREET, SYDNEY. PERSONAL ATTENTION BY THE PRINCIPALS OF THE COMPANY. New Wool Warehouses : Harris Street, Pyrmont. New Produce Stores: Athlone Place. UP-TO-DATE IN EVERY RESPECT SPLENDID SHOW FLOORS Inspection invited The ...