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THE BRITISH DOMESTIC GIRLS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
THE BRITISH IROMESTIC GIRLS. (BY Jvi;.) Tub oternal "servant question" is a double one-how can wo create a sup ply equal to tho demand, and how can wo keep our donuvitios when we havo ^ofc them? Tho Government is answer-* ing tho Jirst, and tho .'second will per haps never bo answered by tho united wisdom of a hundred.legislative bodies; It is a matter to:'a,large extent lor mistresses and maids;" lb was in tho latter part of 1907 that tho Government of New South Wales made up its mind to settle our domestic affairs by offering a sufficient inducement to British girls to bring them in a steady stream to Sydney, and tired mistresses dropped their dishcloths and black-lead brushes for a while to dream of the millennium. Many things make the prospect of a change to Australia an inviting one to English pe6ple-;the higher wages, the chance of "seeing something of the world," tho greater freedom of our lifo horo, tho long voyhgo, tho bright climate, and perhaps not least the love of chung...
Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
. Tocumwal Post Office. AURIVAI^, Berrigan, Sundays, Wednesdays,. r Fridays, ir.a.in. 1 Finley, daily at II a.m. Jerilderie, Tuesdays, Thursdays,, and Saturdays, n a.m. Sydney, ' Tuesdays, Thursdays,. and'Saturdays at II a.m. and p.m. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Tliurs- ; days, aiid Saturdays, 2 p.m. Deniliquin, Tuesdays and Fridays: " 5 P-M Barooga and Mulwala, Tuesdays, Thursdays; and Saturdays, 9 p.m. Yarroweyah, Cobram, Numur kali, Melbourne, daily at 3.40 p.m.. DEPARTURES. Barooga arid Mulwala, Mondays,. Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9 a.m. Finley and Sydney, daily 4 p.m. Berrigan, Tuesdays, Thursdays,, and Saturdays, at 4 p.m. Deniliquin, Wednesdays, and.' Saturdays, 6 a.m. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, xhurs day3, and Saturdays, at 6 a.m. Yarroweyah, Cobram, Numurkalu and Melbourne, daily at n.ioa.m.
REGISTRY OFFICES. And How They Are Run. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
REGISTRY OFFICES. And How They Are Run. During the iParliatneiitary session ending in November of last year, Mr. E. M. Clark, the member for St. Leonards, a gentleman who has iden- [ tiilicd himself more particularly with the vexatious matter of Registry Offices and their control, again I brought 'before the notice of the House, the necessity- for the more , complete and organised supervision ! of Labour Agencies. 'In furtherance ' of the Bill, Mr. Clark- said: "I think ' that every member must realise the ' necessity for a measure, of this .kind. ! rroba'bly there arc no greater thieves in the community than 'Registry O'f- ' .ficc 'keepers, and those who co-oper ate with them." (At first sight the above would appear a very startling, not to say libellous, statement to make m connection with a recognised and old established' calling. Unfortunate- i ly, however, investigation lias 'proved that there is a colour of truth in these remarks, and ihas als0 further confirmed the unsavoury ...
FARM AND FIELD. [?]INGER-AND-TOE DISEASE. SOME OF THE CHARACTERISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
FARM AMI FIELD, .fINGER-AND-TOE DISEASE. £0X1E OF THE CHARACTERISTICS. The finger and too disease, also known by the names of club-root and canker, attacks turnips, cabbage, rape, swedes, and various othor kinds of vegetables. It can, acording to Mr Kirk, a New Zea land expert, remain in the soil for seve ral years In a dormant condition, and reappear when a suitable crop is sown. Then it germinates, attacks tho roots, and soon affects tho whole crop. Sour, poor soils, unfavorable seasons, badly balanced manures, and weak plants all contribute to the_development of-the dis ease. Overworking tho land was blamed for the disease at one'time, no doubt, becauso the fungus is carried about by implements, horses' feet, dray wheels, etc.; but land worked in a wet stat© and trodden in often becomes badly infested. Grain of all kinds, marigolds, carrots, potatoes; etc., can be grown in, infected land." It follows from what has been said that careful rotation of crops is neces sary for'the sup...
THE ROYAL WELSH MALE CHOIR. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
THE ROYAL, WELSH AISLE CHOIR. Messrs. J. and N. Tait have been advised by cable of the doparture for Sydney of tlio Royal Wo'sh Male Choir, which will commenco its Australian tour on September 1st. This remarkable organisation is composed almost entirely of Welsh minora from Rhondda Valley, Troorchy, Wales; and liko tho Besses o' th' Barn Band, who woro mostly working men, liavo attained a high reputation for their music. In a careor of about 25 years they havo won noarly £10,000 in -prizo moiwy at tho greafc English and Wolsh musical gatherings, and every championship in Groat Britain, Tho singing of this*choir of 25 Wolsh men should prove of romarkablo intorest throughout tho Commonwealth.
Finley Post Office. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
Finley Post Office. ? .Mails, close^ at the Office as fol lows ' 'Daily-For Sydney, T.P.O. south west, Narandera,. '-Jerilderie . and Berrigan, at 7 a.m. Train leaves- e at 7-35; " . . - . Daily -7- For .Melbourne ..and. Tocumwal, at 8 a.m. ' Coach leaves at 8.30. : .For Deniliquin, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 7.30 pan.- Coach leaves at 8 p.m. \ . '. For Pine Hills, Fridays only, ? at 7.30 p.m. ? For Jerilderie via Springfield, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Satur days, at 6.36'p.m. Coach leaves at' 7 p.m. ARRIVALS . . , From, Sydney, T.P.O. south west,' Narandera, Jerilderie, ? and Berrigan, at 7.10 p.m. daily. From Melbourueand Tocumwal,; at 7 p.m. daily. ' ' From Deniliquin on Wednesdays, Fridays, at 12.30 a.m. On Sun* 'day at 4 p.m. ' : > ? : From Pine Hills, on Sundays, at 4 P-in- ' .' .-From-' Jerilderie, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays,. at S.30 a.m. . .. ' ' M. W. CLIFFORD, Post. Master.
PERILOUS LOGIC. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
PERILOUS LOCIG. Two Irishmen wore removing somo keg of powder, wlion one noticed that the other was smoking, and tho fol lowing conversation took placo:&lt; "Look hero," said ono, "ain't you pot any better sonso than to bo smok ing whilst we're handling these kegs of powder? Don't you know thore waB an explosion yesterday which blew up a dozen men?'' "Faith, 'but that could never happen hero," replied tho other. . "Why not?" "Because there's only two of us on tho job." v
HE COULD RUN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
HE COULD RUN. A boy., shabbily dressed, applied to tho foreman of a sheep farm ono day for some employment. Tho foreman looked him ovor somewhat critically, and inquired what ho could do. , "Oh, I don't know much about farm work, but-I used to bo a good runner at college, and I can run somo," re plied tho youth. "Well, go over on that hilsido and run thoso Beep into tho yard, and then we'll see what wo can do for yon," said tho foreman. / "Did you got them all in?" asked the boss, as' ho looked at the young fel low, who seomod somewhat out of breath. "Tho sheep wero no trouble, but the lambs woro so nimble thoy took most o ftlio timo, but I finally succeed ed in getting them in, too," Baid tho boy proudly. "Lambs, lambs," reported tho fore man. "Why, thore aren't any Jamba; you must bo craay«n "Just como down to tho yard and see for yourself,1' said tho youth. .Tho. foreman put on his hat, and went to tho corral, and found two rab ' bits. Ho lookod at tho boy. "I told you I could ru...
Suspiciousness. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
SusDlcIousncss. Suspiciousness, although not neces sarily an inborn quality, is ,ono which from earliest youth is apt to bo absorb ed from petty sources, and, like an or dinary garden weed, thrives with ap parently no1 cultivation. To the natural susceptibility of child hood nothing is more permeating in its influence, and to live in its atmosphere is but to insure certain forms of deceit. To a child who has been lovingly and simply reared, the trust thus in stilled in him both reflects character and affects it, and teachos the only truo standard by which to judge all things, and just as trust educates us, so also does suspicion degenerate. Suspicion kills all love; there must bo magnanimity and openness of mind before any joy of truo living can bo known. One can never truly know anything through suspicion; whereas through sympathy and trust wo may indeed onter into the lives of others. "Our false"" realisms in art and our stupid pessimisms in philosophy aro due to an unintelligent ...
"Ordors is Orders." [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 21 August 1908
"Ordors Is orders." At a fancy dress ball for children, a policeman , stationed at the door wa8 instructed by a committee not to ad mit any adults. Shortly after the be ginning of the ball an excited woman came running up to the door, and de manded admission. "I'm sorry, mum," replied the policeman, "but I can't lctv anyone in but children." "But my child is dressed as a but terfly, " exclaimed the woman, "and has forgotten her wings." "Can't help it," replied the police man, "orders is orders, so you'll have to let her go as a caterpillar."
LADIES' COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
LADIES' COLUMN. (By "Penelope.") The Mouse is certainly the garment of .perennial youth, each year emerg ing from t!ic hands of the profession al designer vested witli new charm, and the advancing season's models as shown by large wholesale importers and (Colonial manufacturers exhibit so many attractive and easily emulated qualities that the veriest tyro in tile art of dress-building will be able to follow them with a reasonable degree of success. Therefore ,'I think it well this week to'givc you a few hints .is 10 the manner of blouse destined to be worn when the warm weather sets in, so that those of you who contemplate making early additions to your ?:ist year's stock of waists, may introduce into their construction some of '.he latest ideas. .For early Spring wear, the new printed and embroidered delaine blous. ings arc undoubtedly the most suit able, their texture being light, ycl sufficiently warm for unsettled Spring weather, and the more simply these arc made, lite more eff...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
POST CARDS. Our surprise handsome post > of nrds-rich designs, ivcry card ..stic. Ail high-class, will adorn any collection. Stunning value. To t free to any address. Od.; honestly worth 1/6. Every packet different. W.c make this astounding otTer merely as an adver tisement for our Post Card Department. If they are not worth three times thv money, return them to us and we will immediately return your money. Send stamps or a sixpenny piece, and be sure you aslc for the C.P. surprise packet. Ad. dress-The Crown Studios, -148 George Street, Sydney. POST CARD ALBUMS (hold 150). worth 2/6; post free, 1/7. Great value. Money returned if not satisfied. Ask for C.P. Album. Send cash, stamps, or Postal Note to The Crown Studios. Ml- George Street S. dney. , ? FRINGES now made v -J Dn- hygienic principles by TO eevER ^ GREY HHIR } LadlcB should ! of the LATEST H.V. if? ... i of Nature, de. tying detection; na« turally waved hair, going back; soft, light curl on forehead; so use. ful for co...
A Forest of Stone. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
A Forest of Stone. In Albany is to bo soon a stone-for 4 est, in other words, petrified trees. A -Paris contemporary, describing this strange spot, says that the trees and their branches aro of- a grey stone. It is suggested as an explanation of the strange phenomenon that in the depths of past ages the forest was in full vege tation, and then, through somo iipheav al of the earth, it was buried in sand. Littlo by .little water acting on the iand penotrated the branches and sol idified. The wood gradually disappear ed under the layer of stone, and in time took its form. Then in succeeding years the winds again carried, away the sand, and the forest appeared anew, but of stono.
That Settled It. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
That Settled It. A very charming woman was relating to a group of interested listeners the rather pathotic story of a young girl who had contracted yellow fever from a box of laco x>urchescd for her trous seau and sent to her from New Orleans, A physician at onco declared that the diseaso could not havo been carried in this manner. "But, doctor/' tho lady urged, "tho girl was my best friend, and I know all tho circumstances." "Impossible," he persisted. "Ex periments mado a few years ago in Cu ba demonstrated fully that tho disease can be conveyed only by a mosquito, the Stygnomyi fascinata." The lady hesitated for a moment, di vided between politeness and convic tion, and then appeased both. "But you see, doctor,' \sho replied smoothly, "the incident which I was relating hap pened ten years ago, before the Styno myia was discovered I"
TOCUMWAL. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
TOCIMWAL. Tocumwal is a purely native name bestowed upon it by the aboriginals in early days, and" was so called be cause of a superstition then, existent which attributed it to be the abode of a river spirit which was accus tomed to flit underground by a sub terranean passage from Tocumwal and bob up at the granite forma tion eight miles away in the direc tion of Berrigan, and which then contained two or three deep well holes unbottomable by the pioneer settlers. These were really small craters, and are now filled up by by debris and numerous sheep and other animals having fallen in. Toc umwal as a township dat^s its com mencement from 1861, when the late Mr Edward Hillson built anc}, opened a roadside hotel and store. The hotel (a wooden structure) was destroyed by fire some years later, and Mr . Hillson replaced it by the brick building since, then, and now known as Hillson's Hotel. When Mr Hillson first settled, the country from Barooga to Aratula along the river, and outback be...
CHAPTER XXXV. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
CIIAl'TI'lR XXXV, Why should nmn dospairH urn Mioro not inomonts Which rep.iy ;i lift* of sidfc-iini' P Who can . It'll If llraven in mwcy hnth not nmrlcod, lu Timo's dark eahmdar, 0110 Much IjIchI. hour/-** On its JhhI pngo for Ihuo.-Old Phiy. Despite tho fiififjun they had endured, the inumte.s of the enhin won* compelled to proceed IIIIUOHL tintiiik\lint«>1^ after retichint; homo (o the ntation, to report thoniHolviirt U> Urn BupomUendoul Marlo vitcli, who wan aulhorised )>y thu Oovern mont regulation to send a party of Cos sacks U> arrest them in tho ovent of non compliance with tlio order, ami i>1111ih)i thorn either by u certain munher of IuhIiuh, or by withholding tlio mi.sorablo pittanco allowed them for their «ubsistenee. ? Avarice, not humanity, noiMuallyc in : dueed lho petty tyrant to prefer tlie lat 1 ter mode oi' punishment, tho linca going into his own pocket. No! withstanding their diligence, ho was nboilL to close tho register when they 1 arrived at h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
The Immense number of orders for FROOTOIDS sent by post direct to the Proprietor Is convincing: proof that the Public appreciate their splendid "curing power. They cure jjulckly, are elegant In appearance, and pleasant to take. . - I am. writing to you to express my thanks for the Frootoida which I received from you some lime. ago. My mother, who was a great sufferer from Headache and Bilious Attacks for manyyears, iias been taking them, and has found complete relief from them." ?. L. PATCH, Pelican Creek, Corakl, N.S.W. " Kindly send by return post two separate fiDttTes of Frootolds for Indigestion, &o. I got a bottle from you before, and am pleased to say they have done me good." E. WKE;J'_MyrtIe Cottage,".Manlldra, N.S.W... "Your 'Frootolds' Is the only medicine I trove ever found to do me any good for Biliousness find Indigestion. One dose gives relief." J. H. SLEEP, Lochlel, S.A. " Enclosed please find 3/-for two bottles of 4 Frootolds for Indigestion. I got some from y...
A SOLDIER OF FORTUNE A TALE OF THE CRIMEA. CHAPTER XXXIV.—Continned. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 28 August 1908
A TALE OF THE CRIMEA, CHAPTER XXXIV- Continnofl. The .serf, who hud rotreated to a re spectable distanco, laughed and appeared highly delighted at tho mieee.ss of his friendly ofiieos. This only enraged .lack, who was now fast recovering (ho use of his limbs &lt;inco more. He stretched forth hi.s first and uttered a yell of defiance. His preserver said something to him in Russian.' "Speak English I" I ho man .several times rubbed his own nose, nodded and grinned, intending to oNplaiu by his expressive pantomime what had been the matter with the stranger. This was more than ,funk's patience could endure-to bo told by a. rascally Hooshian, as he called him, that his trno born Knglish nasal- organ had been tweaked nnd pulled by ono of a race ho detested There was little fear of his freezing now-his blood was at fever heat; clenching bis fists, and squaring up all tho time most scientifically, ho rushed upon tho astonished serf, calling on him to fight it out Iiko a man, nn invi...