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CAUSE OF INTEMPERANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
CAUSE OF INTEMPERANCE. A word to those who, with their whole hearts and souls, are crusading against the evils caused by alcoholio drink, not in the way of drunkenness alone, but of those tippling and treating customs which do so much to sap the health and shorten the lives of millions. Let me tell them why all their zeal and self sacrificing work produce so little result! It is because they deal with the drink question as one which stands alone. Intemperance is only one of what Mr. Spencer so aplly calls " physical sins." All violations of the laws of health are sins of the same kind, though not equal in degree; and if a child has been taught from the nursery upwards that what is unwholesome it will be easier afterwards to set his mind and his habits against the abuse of strong drink; "nips" and " drinks " are the natural successors of irregular feeding, of casual ices, and chocolate creams, or even occasional cigarettes. Here I may say, in passing, that I believe the injury done b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
LODGE ROOM, Town Hull, WEDNESDAY, 5th March. Lecture by Alias Helen Hait," Loving, Courting, Marrying," Admittance Is., commence at 8 o'clock, 1211 WANTED, a rcspcatable native Girl to assist in Kitchen. Must understand plain cooking. Apply with references to Mra. Latreille, OaJtlnnfls. Mittagong. 1207 FOR SALE—20 good Daffodil Bulbs, in 5 varie ties, 8/0; 30, in 7 varieties, 5/; -12, in 10 varieties, 7/6 ; 00, in 14 varieties, 10/61 100, in 20 varieties, 20/, poet (rca. ~ Gash with order. CO PR AND SONS, Bowral, 1194 IT'OR SALE.—Two young COWS in full milk, . very quiet. Also one LADY'S and GENT'S HACK, and one CHILD'S PONY, very quiet, jUso light double-Rentod BUGGY and HARNESS, Apply J. \V. NORMAN, Butcher, Bowral, MISS BOSS, "Tennyson," Bowral, HOLDS a CLASS for painting and drawing in. orayon every SATURDAY, 1214 PUBLIC NOTICE. SJ. MoBARON wishes to inform Griffiths • Bros, numerous customers that for ti few \ve0l5s while he is working in the Braidwood district MR, 0. MoDONALD,...
Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
Accident*. Jack Carrie, a young lad in tire employ of • 'Mr. Murray, butcher, Bowral,',was. ridiug: a. liorse on Sunday last, in, the; direction of Bowral from the Chinamen's gardens, when lie was thrown from his horse, receiving a,, broken urm,.'and. several bruises, and., scratches. It appears that the saddle waa's Itiot girthed tight onongh,. causing it to slip •ou to the horse's neck. Inthis position it was, of course, impossible for young Cuyrio to maintain his seat; and be was une'ere-. monionsly. thrown- head-first • over the animal's head, coming rather forcibly ia contact with mother earth. He fell flat 01V his face, receiving a nasty Bcratcb on tba nose. His leg was also bruised. The left, arm was. broken about an inch, above tlies wrist bone. He was taken-to - tb&., hospital,s and the broken'limb was attended.tpjby Dr., Vullock. He is progressing favourably1.
CONFESSION, CONVICTION, AND EXECUTION LONG DELAYED. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
CONFESSION, CONVICTION, AND EXECUTION LONG DELAYED. On May 16, 1882, a man of most uncommon and ill-ominous surname, Thomas Fury, was executed at Durham for a murder committed at Sunderland. The circumstances were most singular, and, in fact, no exactly similar case appears to be recorded. The crinio had not only been committed as long ago as over thirteen years previously—namely, in 18(59 ; but the criminal was convicted entirely in consequence of his own voluntary confession. His victim was one Maria Fitzsimmons, or Fitzsimons. In a paper written and delivered by him before his death, he stated that he was bred a London " streel-arab,'' a wander ing thief, in consequence of his father being obliged to flee from Ireland, owing to lus connection with a secret society, while this son was very young. The executed man also left it as his opinion, recorded on this paper, that most juvenile crime is due to ignorance of .the laws, and he urged that it is the duty of society to teach all y...
BUBONIC PLAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
BUBONIC PLAGUE. Three additional oases of plague were reported to the Health Department on Monday. The persons attacked "were David Ausfcio, Frederiok Young (a letter sorter in tlie G.P.O.) and Elizabeth Cle ment, a married woman. The total num ber of cases reported up to Monday night was 47, and the number of deaths. 14 .The total number of cases, reported daring (■lie 1900 outbreak was 803, and the num ber of deaths 101, Last week there were 17 oases of plague and C deaths. This is the largest number of cases for one week, and also the largest number of deaths for a similar period of the same outbreak. The crnsade against rats is being pursued with vigor, also the fumigatiou of drains, and the cleansing of infected areas: lu this work the suburban municipalities are also ener getically oo-operating.
A HEW DYNASTY. THE BRITISH EMPIRE IS RULED OVER BY THE HOUSE OF SAXE-COBURG-GOTHA. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
A HEW DYNASTY. THE BRITISH EMPIRE IS RULED OVER BY THE HOUSE OF SAXE-COBURG-GOTHA. A point that may not be generally known is that the accession of King Edward VII. marks the beginning of a new dynasty. Startling though it may seem, the English people to-day are ruled over by the House of Saxe-Coburg Gotha. The late Queen Victoria was the last who by birth was of the family of Este, Guelph, or Hanover, whichever be the most correct description, for his Majesty, the present King, though the heir of his mother, and as such King of these realms, undoubtedly belongs to his father's family, that of Saxe-Coburg Gotha. Consequently his Majesty is the first of a new dynasty, which will probably be known as the dynasty of Saxe-Ooburg. The point is established by the pre | cedent of George I. He came to the English throne under the Act of Settle ment of 1701 as the son of the Princess Sophia, Electress and Duchess-Dowager of Hanover, who wus the youngest daughter of Elizabeth, daughter of Jam...
GENERAL NEWS. THE FIFTH TEST MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
GENERAL NEWS. THE FIFTH TEST MATCH. The fifth and final test match between the English and Australian elevens was oommenoed on tbo Melbourne crioket ground on Friday last. The Australians batted first, ecoring 144 rnns, The En glishmen tlion went to the wickets, and knooked up a total of 189, In the seoond innings, Australia seoared 255 runs, and the Englishmen had lost three wicketa for 87 run a on Monday night. The match on Monday was played under rather unfavor able weather conditions. Later—The matoh was concluded yesterday, the Aus tralians winning by 82 runs,* The Eng lishmen made 178 in their soooud innings.
Bowral School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
- •' • **~v—' K&lt;t>wral of Art?, The usual monthly meeting.of the Bftwrcvl School of. Arts was held on Monday evening last., Present—Mr. F. B. Kyngdon, Dr. Morgan, Messrs. Ebb. Davis, Jos. Stokes, H. L. Thirtle, J. i. Campbell, and A. Holmes (lion, see.) ApologieB were received for the absence of the president (Mr. B. S. Mackenzie), and Messrs. 0. W. Marsdon and H. E. WioUbanj, In the absence ofthg.president and both vice-presidents at the commencement of the. meeting, Mr.: F. B, Kyngdon, W%a. qlepted chairman. . Correspondence. From Department of Public Iostruptiop, stating, in reply to claim for, subsidy in: aid of Maintenance Fund of thp Sphoo] of Arts, that the vote for this purpose had became exhausted, and; it would be. necessary to, wait till parliament voted a fresh supply. From^Jjibrary Association of Australasia re annual aieeting.--^:To lie op tbe .table.. From Free Public Library, Btating that a. fresh box. of books had been sent. From Mr. H. G-. Fraser, ten...
The Forthcoming Show. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
TlieFor tliconiing Show. To-morrow (Thursday) .is the opening; day of the B.D.A.H. and I; Society's show. It is to bo held'in the Show Ground, Moss "V&le,.and(will b§ continued for three dajys., .This year's exhibition should prove q\iite as successful as those held> on previous occa sions, as the entries are quite as numerous, in,the aggregate—some sections Showing an i.nc;ease of exhibits, while others )j«,ve...de creased.. The Hon. J. Kid-],. Minister for Mines and Agriculture, is to be entertained at luncheon on Thursday, after which be ■will: declare tire show open at 2.30 p.m. Invitations have also been issued to the Hon. E3,W.' 0)Snllivan,' Minister for Works, and; otber-raen)bers of the Ministry.. Numerous attractions willibe provided on the grounds. The side-sbowsapdia stearo.merry go-iioiind will be in evidence,, while the Moss Vale Band has. been engaged;la provide themusi-; cal portion of tile programme.. Quite a sew feature of interest will .be introduced thi...
Conflagration in Bowra[?] BOWRAL FIRE BRIGADE TO TEH FORE. DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT £20. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
Conflagration ii? Bowrali BOWIUL;-$7RJ BRIGADE TO .THE FORE.\ DAMAGE ESTIMATED ;AT/.fi?0.;. Tho dread toll'of the fire hell somewhat disturbed i the equilibrium. of ;lhe Ii:uvral- fol|;:on Sunday - morning last.. The echo resounded throughout tho . town,, carrying. vnth-,it a .direful •mos8ag(v.warninf( > tlie people of impending danger.. Tha rather unfor- ' tunate occurrence happened ..shortly before,."eight ; o'clook on the morning,of lnnt Sabbath, just as the . • inhabitants began to bestir themselves for the day. Judging by the clamorous ring in!; of the bqll one . would liaio thought something serious had Men... p.1 (ice. But without that notification 0110 may have . imagined that all was not serene, for . the township was gradually beooming.enveloped in a Binoky haze. The vicinity of the. conflagration,.,was soon dis- I covered, and had it not been for , the, timely .assist-_ a.nce of the Bowral Fire Ik.igade, one of tho most - important business blockB in Bowral may have b...
Robertson Show. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
Robertson Show. The following is tho prize list continued frpin our frout page — . COT FLOWBIM?.. Tabic Bouquet—Miss Banning 1; Arias- Macken zio 2 Hand Bouquet - Miss McEvilly 1, Mrs. D, Fraser 2, ' " Three ladies' breast Rprnya—Miss Brenning 1, Miss Fleming 2^ Collection of dahlias—Jas.Humphries Twelye.dahlias, different kinds—4as. Humphries Six dahlias, different kinds—Jas. Humphries Six single dahlia?—Mrs. D. Fraser, Collection of roses—Miss Hayter . Twelvcuoses—Miss Brenning. Six rosea—Miss. Hayter . ■ Collection of fuchsias—Clios. Bauer 1-, Jas Hum-, pbiies 2, Twelve fuchsias, different, kinds—Miss MiupHall; 1, C. Bauor 2 Si* fuchsias, different kinds—Miss Marshall. Collection of pnnaies—Jas. Humphries Collection of carnation—Jus. Humphrio? Collection of verbenas—Mrs. D Fraser. Collection of. cut. flowers—W. R. Hindmarslv 1, Miss Marshall 2' ■ . Collection of Antirrhiniums—Mrs. W. R, Hind-. marsh Collection, of stocks—Mrs. C.' Brookeiv Collection of.asters—Mrs. t). Fraser. Col...
A CIVIL SERVICE ANECDOTE. ONE MAN ONE BILLET QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
A CIVIL SERVICE ANECDOTE. ONE MAN ONE BILLET QUESTION. Secretary Carlisle of the United States Treasury Department, once issued an order that no two members of a family should be employed in the Department at the same time. This order caused several dismissals and forced resigna tions, and one young woman, whose mother had been forced to leave, entered an indignant protest with Logan Carlisle, the secretary's son and chief clerk of the department. She pleaded, threat ened, and finally said, ' Well, Mr. Chief Clerk, it's' a poor rule that won't work both ways. Both your father and yourself being here, the rule is violated, and I think it a great shame that such favouritism should be displayed I' Logan drummed on his desk with hi8 pencil and assumed a far-away look. Finally he said,' Well, I guess the old man will have to go.'
HUSBANDS WHO COME HOME LATE. A WIFE'S NOVEL INVENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
HUSBANDS WHO COME HOME LATE. A WIFE'S NOVEL INVENTION. Ex-Governor Connell, of New York, used to tell a story at bis own expense. It seems that when in office, at Albany, he would sometimes return home late at night, after his better-half had retired, and when she asked him what time it was, would answer, 'About twelve,' or ' A little after midnight.' One night, instead of making the usual inquiry, she said, 'Albert, I wish you would stop that clock, I cannot sleep for its noise.' All unconscious, he stopped the clock. In the morning, while dressing, Mrs. Connell inquired, artlessly, ' Oh, by the way, what time did you get home.?' ' About midnight,' replied the Governor. ' Albert, look at thatolock 1' The hands of the clock pointed to 2.30. The Governor was crushed.
BEER LOZENGES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
Beer lozenges are among the latest things which hare been produced by science in Germany for the convenience of humanity. The lozenges are made of the powder obtained by evaporating lager beer and contain all the ingredients, so that in order to convert them into sparkling ale all that is necessary is to dissolve them in water to which some carbonic acid has been added—possibly soda-water would be a not inefficient substitute. For those who like this sort of thing no doubt compressed beer will take its place in the armamentum of the travelled, though it is likely that most people will still take their chsace on the proximity of the "pub," which has never yet played them false since beer became a national drink.
PRESIDENT McKINLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
president Mckinley. Here ia a good story about President McKinley. The President was taking a stroll in a Washington suburb, when he observed a little girl of six or seven superintending the aquatic movements of a retriever of which she was in charge. To please the child Mr. McKinley threw his stick into the pool, and the dog, promptly seizing it, brought it to the batik. The maiden shouted, "You are a dear good dog, Mao 1" "Mac! Why Is ho named Mao?" adked the head of the Republic. The child, unaware of the President's identity, replied,'' "Why, sir, papa called hitn 'Mac' after Mr. McKinley, the President, you know, because he can fight our neighbour's dog that's sal led-Bryan." President McKinley gave the little damsel a coin, and walked away, looking very much amused.
RANJI'S SMARTNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
RANI'S SMARTNESS. ! F. S. Jackson tells a good story respecting Ranji. One day during the progress of a match between Cambridge University and Yorkshire, Jackson was bowling to Tunniclifle, Rauji being at slip. Tunniclifle cut a ball which wasn't seen after leaving the bat. The bats men, certain it had gone to the boundary, never troubled to run. Ranji stood quite still with hia hands in his pockets, smiling, apparently not troubling about the ball, which rather vexed Jackson, who asked why he was standing there, grinning like a Cheshire cat, instead of Gelding the ball. Upon which Ranji pulled the ball out of his pocket, he having caught it and placed it there by way of a joke, so quickly that no one had seen him do it.
KITCHENER'S CAREER. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
KITCHENER'S CAREER. Lord Kitchener of Khartoum is the eldest son of the Into Lieutenant-Colonel H. II. Kitchener, and was born in I860. Educatod at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, lie joined the Royal Engineers, and was employed for some time in and after 1874 on the Palestine and Cyprus Surveys. Ho served, having volunteered, as major of cavalry in the Egyptian Army in 1882, with the Nile Expedition in 1884, and became Governor of Suakiu in 188G. For his bravery in the action of Hnndub in 1888, when he led the Egyptian troopB agaiiiBt Osman Digna, he was made A.D.C. to the Queen, and in the subsequent fighting he was mentioned in despatches and made C.B. From 1888 till 1892 he held the rank of Adjutant-General in the Egyptian Army, and in the latter year was appointed Sirdar. After the taking of Dongola, in 1896, he was made K.C.B., and subsequently organised the final irresistible advance against the Khalifa, which resulted in his utter defeat at Omdarman in September, 1898....
THE HOPE OF HEAVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
Thore is a hope will cheer (he heart, Though all its joys may fly; Though all its gladness may depart, This hope will never die. 'Twill cheer us in tho hour of gloom. And when the soul is sad ; 'Twill, like a flower, tho brighter bloom, And make the heart moro glad. When fortune frowns and false friends fly, This hope will be most dear; When memory clings to joys gone by, 'Twill check the starting tear. It is a hope of purest truth, To man in kindness given— The joy of age, the guide of youth— It is the Hope of Heaven.
WHERE HE PLANTS THEM. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 5 March 1902
WHERE HE PLANTS THEM. A well-known bishop some time ago lost his third wife. A former curate of his, who had known the first wife, returned from Africa recently, and wanted to see the grave. He called at the cathedral, and saw the verger. ' Can you tell me where the bishop's wife is buried V 'Well, sir,' replied the verger, 'I don't know for certain, but he mostly buries 'em at Brompton.' Young Hardup's spirits are cast down, And now he s lying ill in bed ; For when he sought Miss Billion's hand, He got her father'* foot io«t««d.